Wayland - pafg14 - Generated by Personal Ancestral File

Immigrant to Virginia prior to1720, Thomas Wieland and related lines

Edward Jenkins WAYLAND [Parents] was born on 13 Jul 1849 in , Augusta Co., Virginia. He died on 29 Jun 1915 and was buried in New Hebron Cem., Staunton, Virginia. Edward married Nannie TRIMBLE.

NOTE: A, p.99; B, p.85

Nannie TRIMBLE was born about 1860. She married Edward Jenkins WAYLAND.

NOTE: B, p.85. Had a brother, John Trimble, who talked with Dr. John W. Wayland in 1934.

They had the following children:

  F i Annie WAYLAND
  F ii Josie WAYLAND was born about 1881.

NOTE: B, p.85. Apparently died unmarried.
  F iii Susie WAYLAND was born about 1882.

NOTE: B, p.85. Apparently died unmarried.
  F iv Lucy WAYLAND was born about 1883.

NOTE: B, p.85. Apparently died unmarried.
  F v Sallie WAYLAND
  F vi Mary WAYLAND was born about 1885.

NOTE: B, p.85. Apparently died unmarried.
  M vii William Baxter WAYLAND was born about 1886.

NOTE: B, p.85. Nothing known on him.
  F viii Nell Virginia WAYLAND

Edwin Adam WAYLAND [Parents] 1, 2 was born on 5 Mar 1807 in , Madison Co., Virginia. He died on 22 Dec 1897 and was buried in Riverview Cem., Augusta Co., Virginia. Edwin married Jane Addison PEARSON on 1 Dec 1831 in , Augusta Co., Virginia.

In saddle and harness business in Waynesboro, VA. One resource gives date of marriage as Dec. 8 rather than Dec. 1. Historian Dr. John W. Wayland states:

"1851 Adam Wayland gave deed of trust to Jane Wayland, etc., Augusta Co. Will Book 31, p. 69.
"1859 Ed. A. Wayland gave deed of trust to Abraham Lynn, Augusta Co. Will Book 36, p. 662."

Jane Addison PEARSON was born on 18 Nov 1810 in Waynesboro, Augusta Co., Virginia. She died on 14 Jul 1887 and was buried on 17 Jul 1887 in Riverview Cem., Augusta Co., Virginia. Jane married Edwin Adam WAYLAND on 1 Dec 1831 in , Augusta Co., Virginia.

NOTE: B, p.86

They had the following children:

  M i William Adam WAYLAND
  F ii Sallie A. WAYLAND was born on 21 Dec 1835 in Waynesboro, Augusta Co., Virginia. She died on 22 Jan 1877 in Waynesboro and was buried in Riverview Cem..

Buried under maiden name; assumed never married.
  F iii Theresa J. WAYLAND
  M iv John Addison WAYLAND
  F v Mary Judith WAYLAND
  F vi Susan Nalle WAYLAND
  F vii Martha Rosa WAYLAND
  M viii Robert Albert WAYLAND
  M ix Edward Pierson WAYLAND

Nathaniel S. WAYLAND [Parents] 1, 2 was born in 1816 in , Madison Co., Virginia. He died after 1880 in , Howard Co., Missouri. Nathaniel married Mary Ann CRIGLER on 18 Jan 1838 in , Madison Co., Virginia.

Dove shows on p. 160 a photo of the home purchased in Madison Co., Va. in 1850 by Nathaniel from bachelor Joseph Wilhoit. Joseph's sister, Rosina Wilhoit was Nathaniel's Aunt by marriage to John Wayland, his father Adam's half brother. This home, which is still standing was probably the last home that Nathaniel lived in prior to leaving for Missouri in 1869. He settled in the Franklin Township in MO on rich river bottom land and became a prosperous farmer.

For reference, see "History of Chariton and Howard Counties", pub. about 1923, which has biography on Nathaniel's grandson, Marvin Wayland on p. 335 (source for this book is The State Historical Society of Missouri, Hitt and Lowry Streets, Columbia, MO. 65201...send SASE).

Nathaniel is found in the 1850 Madison Co., Va. Census, no. 426; the 1870 Howard Co. Mo. Census on p. 3 (same page as his brother R.F. Wayland who preceded him to Mo.); the 1876 Special Mo. State Census; and the 1880 Howard Co., Mo. Census, p.21, at age 65. The biography mentioned above on Marvin mentions that Nathaniel had two sons who fought on opposite sides of the Civil War. Fielding fought for the South, the identity of the other is unknown.

He was half-first cousin to his wife through grandmother Mary Finks and different husbands of hers.

Mary Ann CRIGLER [Parents] 1 was born on 20 Jan 1817 in , Culpeper Co., Virginia. She died after 1880 in , , Missouri. Mary married Nathaniel S. WAYLAND on 18 Jan 1838 in , Madison Co., Virginia.

They had the following children:

  F i Sarah E. WAYLAND
  M ii Fielding Henry "Marc" WAYLAND
  F iii Comora F. WAYLAND was born in 1844.

NOTE: A, p.99; B, p.28
  F iv Mary A. WAYLAND
  M v Joseph R. WAYLAND
  M vi William T. WAYLAND
  M vii John W. WAYLAND
  F viii Lucy WAYLAND was born on 4 Jul 1856. She died on 9 Aug 1911 and was buried in Mt. Pleasant Cem, New Franklin, Missouri.

NOTE: B, p.27,28

Apparently never married. Buried next to Joseph (A145).

I received her obit in 8/98 from:
Linda Donnici
[email protected]

<< ?-?-1911: Miss Lucy WAYLAND: W T WAYLAND, Rev. E C SWANN, Mrs. R F
(unreadable), WT and JW WAYLAND. >>

Died Wednesday Evening
Miss Lucy Wayland died at the home of her brother W. T. Wayland in New Franklin, Wednesday morning Aug 9th at 6:30 oclock. after a lingering illness of over a year during which time she has suffered much being confined to her bed most of the time. Miss Lucy was born in Madison County VA, July 4,1857 and came to Missouri with her parents at the age of 12 years wheee she has since resided the greater part of the time in this city.She was a member of the Methodist Church and lived a consistant Christian life. The funeral took place from the Methodist Church Saturday afternoon, conducted by Paster Rev. E C Swann, Burial in Mt. Pleasant Cemetery, She is survived by one sister, Mrs. R F Carter of Marshall, Mo and two brothers, W T and J W Wayland and a large circle of relatives and friends. The News extends sympathy to the bereaved.

Robert F. WAYLAND Dr. [Parents] 1, 2 was born in 1825 in , , Virginia. He died on 8 Feb 1907 in St. Louis, , Missouri and was buried in Mt. Pleasant Cem, New Franklin, Missouri. Robert married Ella M "Ellen" PHIPPS on 29 Dec 1874 in , Howard Co., Missouri.

Hotzclaw is wrong in thinking that he married his cousin. Robert came to Missouri, and got his half-brother, Nathaniel, to follow him. He was a bachelor physician for many years, but married late in life. There are no known children (he was past 50). He is buried next to his wife in the same cemetary as his nephew, Joseph (A145). He is found in the 1850 Howard Co. Census, age 25, physician. Only other one in household is Chas. Butler/Butter:


1860 Howard Co. Mo. p. 23, age 35 Franklin Township, living alone; in the 1870 Howard Co., Mo. Census, p. 3, born in Va., living alone, on same page as brother Nathaniel (A62); in 1876 special Mo. Census Howard Co., "over age 45" category (he was 51), only other member of household, E.M. Wayland, age 21-45.

I got this message from:
Linda Donnici
[email protected]

Dr. Robert F. Wayland. R F Wayland, one of the -- and most highly respected --of New Franklin, died at --angelical Deaconess Hospital, Feb.8,1907. Dr. --and had long been a sufferer of nervous trouble which --confined to his room about twelve years. For a portion of that time he was --. A few weeks ago it was --best to take him to the -- for treatment and he was being taken to St. Louis -- in the Evangelical Dea--Hospital. He was a man strong- contitution and wonderful vitality to the -- Wayland was born in --county, Virginia and youngest boy in a family -- children. We were una-- the exact date of his --. In fact the date was never
-- in the family Bible with the names of his brother and sisters and -- is therefore,--. There are only two of his family now living. two sisters: Mrs. J E -- and Miss Francis Wayland. Madison, VA, both of --at the old homestead. Wayland graduated from univesity of VA and Howard county when a -- He afterwards took graduate course in Phila-- On Dec. 29,1874 he was--to Miss Ella M. Phipps, --of Natuchen, Miss. She --most faithful companion and helpmate to him. and during his lingering illness she was a constant watcher at his bedside. Never was a nurse more faithful and it was her continual prayer that she might live to care for him and minister to his wants during his last days. Early in life, he made the good confession and has been a true and consecrated member of the Methodist church ever since. He wore one bible completely out, during his sickness, searching for a better knowledge of his master's will. Rev. Rutledge of Rocheport preached the fureral at the Methodist church Monday morning at 10:00. A large concourse of people gathered to attend the church and to the grave by the members of Howard Lodge No 4, A.F.&A. M. of which order he was honored and faithful member. Services at the grave were conducted by this order. It was not our privledge to know Dr. Wayland personally, but from a knowledge of his dealings with his fellowman we know him to have been honest and upright, strickly conscientious in all his actions and sincere to the last degree. He loved not pomp and display, but preferred the simple life. Many a young person has placed implicit confidence in what he said because his actions proved his words. But 'tis useless to multiply words when his life and character ae known to us all, for it can be well and truly said, " His was a life will spent".

Ella M "Ellen" PHIPPS was born about 1830. She married Robert F. WAYLAND Dr. on 29 Dec 1874 in , Howard Co., Missouri.

WELLS was born about 1809. He married Mary HUFFMAN after 1829.

Mary HUFFMAN [Parents] was born in 1809 in , Madison Co., Virginia. She died in 1866. Mary married WELLS after 1829.

Other marriages:
WAYLAND, John Wesley

NOTE: A, p. 95

Granddaughter of John Huffman, the 1714 Germanna Colonist (see Germanna Record No. 5, pp. 345-347,349 ff; and Record No. 3 for Huffman genealogy). According to her father's will, Mary married (2) a Mr. Wells. Huffman is also "Hoffman". The first wife of John Hoffman was Anna Catherine Haeger, dtr. of Rev. John Henry Haeger, the religious leader of the first colony, so Mary is a direct descendant of Rev. Haeger also.

Samuel HUFFMAN [Parents] was born about 1770. He married Eve HUFFMAN.

Eve HUFFMAN was born about 1780. She married Samuel HUFFMAN.

Eve's parentage is uncertain, but is believed to have been the d/o one of Samuel's uncles, William, Frederick or Henry; William is the favored one.

They had the following children:

  F i Mary HUFFMAN

John Wesley WAYLAND II [Parents] was born in 1829. He died in 1899 in , Rockingham Co., Virginia. John married Anna Neff KAGEY in Apr 1854 in , Shenandoah Co., Virginia.

NOTE: A, p. 95-96

Marriage bond in Shenandoah Co. Marriage Reg. 1850-56, p.42, bond April 25, 1854. He is found in 1850 census Shenandoah Co., Va., family No. 1377-1381, in with the family of: John Will, age 50, joiner; John W. Wayland, age 21, joiner; and children of John Will listed. Apparently, he was apprenticed as a joiner (which I assume is a carpenter). His later career was as a school teacher in Rockingham Co., Va.

Anna Neff KAGEY was born in 1831. She died in 1901 in , , Virginia. Anna married John Wesley WAYLAND II in Apr 1854 in , Shenandoah Co., Virginia.

NOTE: A, p. 96. Also, at the below site:
They have these papers on file:

WAYLAND, ANNA KAGEY, Daily Journal, Jan 1, 1847-Dec. 31, 1865, Typescript (Photocopy, Bound), 165leaves. 26e WFCHS-John Wayland Collection, Box 8; Daily Journal of Anna K.Wayland.

They had the following children:

  M i Jacob Wesley WAYLAND was born about 1865.

Supposed relationship to Dr. Wayland from his notes mentioning this. He says that Jacob and James lived in Caldwell Co. and other counties in Missouri. He knew nothing of Boone or Howard Co. Waylands.

Unpublished note of historian Dr. John W. Wayland: "The following items are from my Everyday Book No. 10, entries made at different times after Jan 1926; perhaps some of the items collected before that time. 'Mrs. Annie Wayland died Jan 22, 1912 at Bonnie, aged 48 yrs, 7 mons, and 8 days. She is survived by her husband (Jacob W. Wayland) and seven children - two sons and five dtrs.,and three sisters, Misses Fannie and Ellen Pennywitt and Mrs. Lydia C. Orndorff, and one brother Mr. Jacob Pennywitt - all living near Mr.Jackson, VA.'" It is not known if that is referring to this man.

In the Weaver Cemetery, Caldwell Co., MO, Breckenridge Township, is found:

WAYLAND, Florence, wife of Jacob, d. Jun. 16, 1887 aged 19y 26d
  M ii James Worth WAYLAND was born about 1870.

Supposed relationship to John W. from notes of his.
  M iii John Walter WAYLAND Dr.

John Walter WAYLAND Dr. [Parents] was born on 8 Dec 1872 in , , Virginia. He died on 10 Jan 1962 in , , Virginia and was buried in Oak Lawn Cem., Bridgewater, VA. John married Mattie Virginia FRY on 8 Jun 1898.

NOTE: A, p.96

Dr. Wayland wrote much about Germanna, and contributed to the knowledge
about it. One of his books was "Germanna: Outpost of Adventure, 1714-1956", published by the Memorial Foundation, The McClure Printing Co., Staunton, Va., 1956. He claimed descendance not only from Thomas Wayland, but also from the religious leader of the original colony, Rev. John Henry Haeger, through his daughter, Anna Catherine, first wife of John Hoffman (Huffman).

This was posted by Pam Benckhuysen :

From the March 1962 issue of the Harnsberger Newsletter

It is not clear whether this was written by the editor of the Harnsberger Newsletter or came from another source.


Dr. JOHN WALTER WAYLAND passed on January 10, 1962 enroute to Rockingham Memorial Hospital from his home at 53 Weaver Avenue, Harrisonburg, Virginia, where he suffered a heart attack.

Professor C.E. May of Bridgewater College wrote in the Harrisonburg Daily News Record in 1958: " Dr John W. Wayland was born to chronicle the history of the Shenandoah Valley to sing songs about her scenic beauty and romantic past"

Proof of this statement lies in the fact that Dr. Wayland's parents and the location of his birthplace developed in him an early interest in local history and influenced him to become the chronicler of the Shenandoah
Valley. His mother kept a diary from 1850 to 1900. Included in her daily entries during the War Between the States were accounts of Confederate and Union armies as they passed her home near Mt. Jackson, and Dr. Wayland, as a boy, often heard her tell of stirring Civil War events. "Woodlawn", Dr. Wayland's birthplace, later became Woodlawn Academy, a noted Shenandoah County school in the 19th century. His father was a history teacher at the Academy.

Born December 08, 1872 at "Woodlawn", in Shenandoah County, Virginia, the son of John Wesley and Anna (Kagey) Wayland, Dr. Wayland was married on June 08, 1898 to Miss Mattie V. Fry of Bridgewater, who survivies him. Also surviving are their two sons: Francis Fry, professor of History at Wagner Lutheran College, Staten Island, New York and John Walter Jr. of Alexandria, Virginia.

Dr. Wayland received his B.A. degree from Bridgewater College in 1899 and his Ph. D from the University of Virginia in 1907. He was awarded an honorary Ll.D degree by Bridgewater College in 1936. In addition to his writing of history Dr. Wayland taught the New Testament, History and Ethics at Bridgewater College before going to Harrisonburg in 1909 with the 15 member faculty assembled to organize Harrisonburg State Normal School, now Madison College. He remained as professor of history and social science until his retirement in 1931. At the University of Virginia he was a charter member of the Raven Society and a member of Phi Beta Kappa. Living history and writing it day by day, he kept a diary, or so he called it, an "everyday book" which by 1957 had grown to 30 volumes of over 300 pages each. His life was one of constant research into Virginia history and instilling in others the love of their state and country by giving them an intimate knowledge of their history.

Among his many books on history are "Stonewall Jackson's Way", "The Bowmans, a Pioneering Family in Virginia", "Kentucky and the Northwest Territory". "The Washingtons and their Homes", "A Condensed History of the Civil War". as well as histories of Rockingham and Shenandoah Counties. He did not
forget his children, and with them in mind he wrote " How to Teach American History", A Virginia History for Boys and Girls", "History Stories for Primary Grades" and " A World History for Secondary Schools".

Dr. Wayland was also an authority on the Lincolns of Rockingham, the forebears of Abraham Lincoln. He said in an interview that his interest in the family dated from 1903, when members of related families turned over to him various old deeds, wills, letters, patents, plats of land surveys, account books and other papers which had been handed down from Colonial times in the Lincoln Family. He continued to collect information about the family which formed the basis of his book "The Lincolns of Virginia". He conducted three noted Lincoln writers, Hamlin Garland, Ida M. Tarrbell and Carl Sandburg over the Lincoln homestead.

He was a founding member of the Rockingham Historical Society, an honorary member of the Virginia Historical Society and a life member of the Kansas State Historical Society and an active participant in teh Shenandoah Valley Civil War Round Table and the Harrisonburg-Rockingham Civil War Commission.
He was the great-great-great grandson of Rev. John Henry Haeger, spiritual leader of the noted Germanna Colony in Colonial Virginia and was one of the founders and always vigorous in the promotion of the work of the Memorial Foundation of the Germanna Colonies of Virginia.

In addition to his works on history, Dr. Wayland wrote several books of sometimes gentle and sometimes stirring verses: "Whispers of the Hills", Old Virginia", and "Shenandoah." It is our pride that Dr. Wayland was kind enough to present us with an autographed copy of "Whispers of the Hills." Below we quote one of his poems, which seems to epitomize his life work and to be a fitting tribute to him as a man, a teacher and an historian:


All that the hand hath wrought
Shall crumble under the slow waste of time.
Not so creations of the mind,
Or the high beacons of truth
That light the soul;
Nor shall the teacher's task be ever ended,
For he must point the way
From age to age,
And guide the feet of trusting youth
Unto the gates of life,
And show a better world
To rise from youth's unfading dream.

Mattie Virginia FRY [Parents] was born on 13 Feb 1877 in Bridgewater, VA. She died on 20 Dec 1965 in Rockingham Co., VA and was buried in Oak Lawn Cem., Bridgewater, VA. Mattie married John Walter WAYLAND Dr. on 8 Jun 1898.

The following was posted 10/99 to the Germanna group by Nancy Moyers Dodge :

1. Jacob MOYERS b. 1774 Agusta/ Rockingham Co.Va.
2 Charlotte Moyers m. John FISHER in 1810
2 John Moyers m. Phebe VARNER in 1825
2 Mary Moyers m. George Michael in 1827
2 JACOB MOYERS JR. m. Mary (Polly) ECKHARD b. 30 Sept 1805 (daughter of Philip ECKHARD of Pendleton Co. WVA. ) on 24 Oct 1827. Both died in 1876 and are buried at St Michael's Lutheran Church located between Bridgewater in Rockingham Co. Va. and Centerville in Agusta Co. Va.
3 Martha Obedient MOYERS b 22 June 1830 m. William Harvey FRY b. 5 Mar 1830 Lived in Centerville Va. Both buried at St Michael's Lutheran Church
4 James Ambrose FRY m. Anna WINE
5 MATTIE VIRGINIA FRY m. John Walter WAYLAND 8 June 1898

They had the following children:

  M i Living
  M ii Living

MEANS was born about 1820. He married Evaline WAYLAND.

NOTE: B, p. 13

Evaline WAYLAND [Parents] 1 was born about 1824 in , , Kentucky. She died in 1891. Evaline married MEANS.

Other marriages:

1850 census shows her as age 18, but she was more like 30 in family records. However, Vicki Maddox has her DOB as 1829, which is closer to census.

BARTLETT 1 was born about 1820. He married Evaline WAYLAND.

NOTE: B, p.13

Evaline WAYLAND [Parents] 1 was born about 1824 in , , Kentucky. She died in 1891. Evaline married BARTLETT.

Other marriages:

1850 census shows her as age 18, but she was more like 30 in family records. However, Vicki Maddox has her DOB as 1829, which is closer to census.

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