Edward Owen Harrah1

M, #18139, b. 11 Aug 1924, d. 5 Jun 2005
FatherGrafton O. Harrah b. 14 Mar 1890, d. 1 Mar 1950
MotherLeora V. Burdette b. 10 Dec 1903, d. Apr 1984
Birth*11 Aug 1924 Edward was born at Summers Co, WV, on 11 Aug 1924.2,3,1 
 He was the son of Grafton O. Harrah and Leora V. Burdette
(Witness) Census5 Apr 1930 Edward Owen Harrah appeared on the census of 5 Apr 1930 in the household of Grafton O. Harrah and Leora V. Burdette at Meadow Creek Rd, Meadow Creek, Summers Co, WV.2 
Marriage*24 Dec 1947 He married Jacqueline Evelyn Morris at Charleston, Kanawha Co, WV, on 24 Dec 1947. Edward Owen Harrah, age 23, divorced, b. Summers Co, res. Charleston; Jacqueline Evelyn Morris, age 21, single, b. Wayne Co, res. Charleston; md by Rev. Moses Newsom at Charleston.1 
Marriage*12 Oct 1951 He married Bonnie E. Price at Charleston, Kanawha Co, WV, on 12 Oct 1951. Edward Owen Harrah, age 27, divorced, b. Summers Co, res. Charleston, WV; Bonnie E. Price, age 27, divorced, b. Summers Co, res. Rand, WV; md by W.H. Morrison at Charleston, WV.1 
Residence*25 Oct 2003 Edward Owen Harrah resided at Winfield, Putnam Co, WV, on 25 Oct 2003.4 
Death*5 Jun 2005 Edward died on 5 Jun 2005 at Winfield, Putnam Co, WV, at age 80.3 

Census Record Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
5 Apr 1930Meadow Creek Rd, Meadow Creek, Summers Co, WVGrafton O. Harrah, Leora V. Burdette, Alvin Alexander Harrah, Edward Owen Harrah and Minnie Mae Johnson2

Partners and Children

Marriage*24 Dec 1947 He married Jacqueline Evelyn Morris at Charleston, Kanawha Co, WV, on 24 Dec 1947. Edward Owen Harrah, age 23, divorced, b. Summers Co, res. Charleston; Jacqueline Evelyn Morris, age 21, single, b. Wayne Co, res. Charleston; md by Rev. Moses Newsom at Charleston.1 

Partners and Children

Marriage*12 Oct 1951 He married Bonnie E. Price at Charleston, Kanawha Co, WV, on 12 Oct 1951. Edward Owen Harrah, age 27, divorced, b. Summers Co, res. Charleston, WV; Bonnie E. Price, age 27, divorced, b. Summers Co, res. Rand, WV; md by W.H. Morrison at Charleston, WV.1 
Child

Citations

  1. [S2712] WV Marriages Kanawha Co, WV.
  2. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, online at ancestry.com.
  3. [S1] Social Security Administration., Social Security Death Index (Online at www.ancestry.com),.
  4. [S237] Obituary, John E. Burdette, Beckley (WV) Register-Herald, October 2003, via Gaye Whitehead.
  5. [S237] Obituary, Steven Harrah, Charleston (WV) Daily Mail, Saturday, 21 Feb 1959.

Martha (?)1

F, #18140, b. circa 1850
Birth*circa 1850 Martha (?) was born circa 1850 at VA.2 
Marriage* She married William H. Evans
(Witness) Census8 Aug 1870 Martha (?) appeared on the census of 8 Aug 1870 in the household of Elkanah Evans and Nancy Bare at Wilderness Twp, Nicholas Co, WV.1 

Census Record Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
8 Aug 1870Wilderness Twp, Nicholas Co, WVElkanah Evans, Nancy Bare, Lydia Susan Evans, Virginia Margaret Evans, Nancy Ann Evans, Ruth Haseltine Evans, Elkanah Griffin Evans, William H. Evans and Martha (?)1

Partners and Children

Citations

  1. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, online at ancestry.com.
  2. [S2683] WV Death Certificate online at www.wvculture.org,, of John Lee Evans.

Hansford Rippetoe Evans

M, #18141, b. 7 Aug 1881, d. Feb 1902
FatherElkanah Evans b. 20 Apr 1812, d. May 1894
MotherManerva Catherine Deitz b. 14 Aug 1843, d. 24 Dec 1923
Birth*7 Aug 1881 Hansford was born on 7 Aug 1881. 1
 He was the son of Elkanah Evans and Manerva Catherine Deitz
Death*Feb 1902 Hansford died in Feb 1902 at age 20. 1

Citations

  1. Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church records

Mabel M. Smithson1

F, #18143, b. 18 Mar 1886, d. Aug 1980
FatherJonathan Wellington Smithson b. 9 May 1840, d. 1906
MotherSarah Catherine Nelson b. 29 Sep 1850, d. 5 Jan 1931
Birth*18 Mar 1886 Mabel was born at Monroe Co, WV, on 18 Mar 1886.2,3 
 She was the daughter of Jonathan Wellington Smithson and Sarah Catherine Nelson
Marriage*5 Jun 1907 She married Ludwell Cary Bibb at Mt Hope, Fayette Co, WV, on 5 Jun 1907. L.C. Bibb, age 32, widower, b. Fayette Co, WV, res. Red Star, WV, par. M.C. & Minerva, motorman; Mabel Smithson, age 21, single, b. Monroe Co, res. Hill Top, par. J. W. & S.C; md by C.W. Adams at Mt Hope.3 
Census26 Apr 1910 Mabel M. Smithson and Ludwell Cary Bibb appeared on the census as head of household at MacDonald, Fayette Co, WV, on 26 Apr 1910.1 
Residence*12 Sep 1918 Ludwell Cary Bibb and Mabel M. Smithson resided at Mt Hope, Fayette Co, WV, on 12 Sep 1918.4 
Census*6 Jan 1920 She and Ludwell Cary Bibb appeared on the census as head of household at Peytona, Boone Co, WV, on 6 Jan 1920.1 
Employment*Apr 1930 Occupation: cook in Apr 1930 at Sherman Dist, Boone Co, WV.1 
Census*12 Apr 1930 Mabel M. Smithson appeared on the census as head of household at Sherman Dist, Boone Co, WV, on 12 Apr 1930.1 
(informant) Death5 Jan 1931 Mabel was informant for the death of Sarah Catherine Nelson at Coalfield, Fayette Co, WV, on 5 Jan 1931.5 
Residence5 Jan 1931 Mabel M. Smithson resided at Milburn, Fayette Co, WV, on 5 Jan 1931.6 
Residence*6 Mar 1972 She resided at St Albans, Kanawha Co, WV, on 6 Mar 1972.7 
Death*Aug 1980 She died in Aug 1980 at St Albans, Kanawha Co, WV, at age 94..2 

Census Record Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
26 Apr 1910MacDonald, Fayette Co, WVLudwell Cary Bibb, Mabel M. Smithson, Goldie M. Bibb, Gladys N. Bibb, Albert Eugene Bibb and Ira A. Bibb1
6 Jan 1920Peytona, Boone Co, WVLudwell Cary Bibb, Mabel M. Smithson, Albert Eugene Bibb, Robert Paul Bibb, Beulah Susan Bibb, Milton Allen Bibb and James P. "Jack" Bibb1
12 Apr 1930Sherman Dist, Boone Co, WVMabel M. Smithson, Robert Paul Bibb, Beulah Susan Bibb, Milton Allen Bibb, James P. "Jack" Bibb, Mary Bibb and Mabel Bibb1

Partners and Children

Marriage*5 Jun 1907 She married Ludwell Cary Bibb at Mt Hope, Fayette Co, WV, on 5 Jun 1907. L.C. Bibb, age 32, widower, b. Fayette Co, WV, res. Red Star, WV, par. M.C. & Minerva, motorman; Mabel Smithson, age 21, single, b. Monroe Co, res. Hill Top, par. J. W. & S.C; md by C.W. Adams at Mt Hope.3 
Children

Citations

  1. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, online at ancestry.com.
  2. [S1] Social Security Administration., Social Security Death Index (Online at www.ancestry.com),.
  3. [S2712] WV Marriages Fayette Co, WV.
  4. [S2684] WWI Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918 (www.ancestry.com),.
  5. [S2683] WV Death Certificate online at www.wvculture.org,.
  6. [S2683] WV Death Certificate online at www.wvculture.org,, Sarah Catherine Nelson Smithson.
  7. [S237] Obituary, Lana L. Bragg, Beckley (WV) Post-Herald, Wednesday, 8 Mar 1972.