Elijah Bibb O'Dell1,2

M, #26545, b. 23 Feb 1865, d. 9 Feb 1950
Father*William Hinton O'Dell2 b. Jun 1826, d. 1903
Mother*Lucy Jane Bibb2 b. Jun 1840, d. 1906
Birth*23 Feb 1865 Elijah Bibb O'Dell was born on 23 Feb 1865 at Snow Hill, Nicholas Co, WV.3,4,5,6 
 He was the son of William Hinton O'Dell and Lucy Jane Bibb.2 
(Witness) Census18 Jun 1880 Elijah Bibb O'Dell appeared on the census of 18 Jun 1880 in the household of William Hinton O'Dell and Lucy Jane Bibb at Kentucky Dist, Nicholas Co, WV.2 
Marriage*3 Apr 1885 He married Mary Emeline Journell at Nicholas Co, WV, on 3 Apr 1885. Elijah B. Odell, age 20, b. Nicholas Co, res. Nicholas Co; Emmaline Mary Journell, age 22, b. Mason Co, res. Nicholas Co; md by Sam Black.7,5 
Employment*Jun 1900 Occupation: farmer in Jun 1900 at Kentucky Dist, Nicholas Co, WV.5 
Census*18 Jun 1900 Elijah Bibb O'Dell and Mary Emeline Journell appeared on the census as head of household at Kentucky Dist, Nicholas Co, WV, on 18 Jun 1900.5 
EmploymentApr 1910 Occupation: minister in Apr 1910 at Leivasy, Nicholas Co, WV.2 
Census26 Apr 1910 Elijah Bibb O'Dell and Mary Emeline Journell appeared on the census as head of household at Leivasy, Nicholas Co, WV, on 26 Apr 1910.2 
(minister) Marriage2 Jul 1913 Melvina Nettles and Geoffrey O'Dell were married by her at Strange Creek, Braxton Co, WV, on 2 Jul 1913. Geoffrey O'Dell, age 20, b. Nicholas Co, res. Braxton Co; Miss Melvina Nettles, age 23, b. Braxton Co, res. Braxton Co; informant E.B. O'Dell; md by E.B. O'Dell at Strange Creek.8 
EmploymentJan 1920 Occupation: farmer in Jan 1920 at Kentucky Dist, Nicholas Co, WV.2 
Census23 Jan 1920 Elijah Bibb O'Dell and Mary Emeline Journell appeared on the census as head of household at Kentucky Dist, Nicholas Co, WV, on 23 Jan 1920.2 
EmploymentApr 1930 Occupation: farmer in Apr 1930 at Kentucky Dist, Nicholas Co, WV.2 
Census12 Apr 1930 Elijah Bibb O'Dell and Mary Emeline Journell appeared on the census as head of household at Kentucky Dist, Nicholas Co, WV, on 12 Apr 1930.2 
Death*9 Feb 1950 Elijah died on 9 Feb 1950 at Leivasy, Nicholas Co, WV, at age 84. Died at the home of his son Ross O'Dell.4,3 
Burial*11 Feb 1950 His body was interred on 11 Feb 1950 at Leivasy, Nicholas Co, WV, at Nicholas Cem.4,3 

Census Record Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
18 Jun 1880Kentucky Dist, Nicholas Co, WVWilliam Hinton O'Dell, Lucy Jane Bibb, Jacob C. O'Dell, Morgan Washington O'Dell, Elijah Bibb O'Dell, Charles W. O'Dell, Susie A. O'Dell, Martin Samuel O'Dell, Delilah A. L. O'Dell, Felicity F. "Josie" O'Dell, Margaret C. O'Dell and Sarah Martha "Mattie" Arbaugh2
18 Jun 1900Kentucky Dist, Nicholas Co, WVElijah Bibb O'Dell, Mary Emeline Journell, Grover O'Dell, Lottie Millicent O'Dell, Nellie O'Dell, Geoffrey O'Dell, Audley O'Dell and Cameron O'Dell5
26 Apr 1910Leivasy, Nicholas Co, WVElijah Bibb O'Dell, Mary Emeline Journell, Grover O'Dell, Lottie Millicent O'Dell, Burl Spurlock Lanham, Geoffrey O'Dell, Audley O'Dell, Nellie O'Dell, Cameron O'Dell, Clark O'Dell, Guy O'Dell and Ross O'Dell2
23 Jan 1920Kentucky Dist, Nicholas Co, WVElijah Bibb O'Dell, Mary Emeline Journell, Cameron O'Dell, Clark O'Dell, Guy O'Dell and Ross O'Dell2
12 Apr 1930Kentucky Dist, Nicholas Co, WVElijah Bibb O'Dell and Mary Emeline Journell2

Partners and Children

Marriage*3 Apr 1885 He married Mary Emeline Journell at Nicholas Co, WV, on 3 Apr 1885. Elijah B. Odell, age 20, b. Nicholas Co, res. Nicholas Co; Emmaline Mary Journell, age 22, b. Mason Co, res. Nicholas Co; md by Sam Black.7,5 
Children

Citations

  1. [S2674] Compiled online genealogy http://wrmorganjr.com/html/d0004/g0000001.html#I12162, accessed April 2010.
  2. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, online at ancestry.com.
  3. [S2683] WV Death Certificate online at www.wvculture.org,.
  4. [S237] Obituary, Elijah Bibb O'Dell, Beckley (WV) Post-Herald, Saturday, 11 Feb 1950.
  5. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, 1900 census (month, year, state), online at ancestry.com.
  6. [S2684] WWI Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918 (www.ancestry.com), Audley O'Dell.
  7. [S2712] WV Marriages Nicholas Co, WV.
  8. [S2712] WV Marriages Braxton Co, WV.

Charles W. O'Dell1

M, #26546, b. circa 1867
Father*William Hinton O'Dell1 b. Jun 1826, d. 1903
Mother*Lucy Jane Bibb1 b. Jun 1840, d. 1906
Birth*circa 1867 Charles W. O'Dell was born circa 1867 at WV.1 
 He was the son of William Hinton O'Dell and Lucy Jane Bibb.1 
(Witness) Census18 Jun 1880 Charles W. O'Dell appeared on the census of 18 Jun 1880 in the household of William Hinton O'Dell and Lucy Jane Bibb at Kentucky Dist, Nicholas Co, WV.1 
Residence*9 Feb 1950 Charles W. O'Dell resided at Leivasy, Nicholas Co, WV, on 9 Feb 1950.2 

Census Record Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
18 Jun 1880Kentucky Dist, Nicholas Co, WVWilliam Hinton O'Dell, Lucy Jane Bibb, Jacob C. O'Dell, Morgan Washington O'Dell, Elijah Bibb O'Dell, Charles W. O'Dell, Susie A. O'Dell, Martin Samuel O'Dell, Delilah A. L. O'Dell, Felicity F. "Josie" O'Dell, Margaret C. O'Dell and Sarah Martha "Mattie" Arbaugh1

Citations

  1. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, online at ancestry.com.
  2. [S237] Obituary, Elijah Bibb O'Dell, Beckley (WV) Post-Herald, Saturday, 11 Feb 1950.

John A.D. Helvey1

M, #26547, b. circa 1861
Father*Baltzer Helvey1 b. circa 1813
Mother*Delilah Bibb1 b. 22 Dec 1819, d. 17 Nov 1895
Birth*circa 1861 John A.D. Helvey was born circa 1861 at VA.1 
 He was the son of Baltzer Helvey and Delilah Bibb.1 
(Witness) Census12 Aug 1870 John A.D. Helvey appeared on the census of 12 Aug 1870 in the household of Baltzer Helvey and Delilah Bibb at Fayetteville Twp, Fayette Co, WV.1 
(Witness) Census30 Jun 1880 John A.D. Helvey appeared on the census of 30 Jun 1880 in the household of Baltzer Helvey and Delilah Bibb at Fayetteville Dist, Fayette Co, WV.1 
Census*25 Apr 1940 John A.D. Helvey and Walter Jennings Dick appeared on the census as head of household at Laurel Creek Rd, Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WV, on 25 Apr 1940.1 

Census Record Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
12 Aug 1870Fayetteville Twp, Fayette Co, WVBaltzer Helvey, Delilah Bibb, Mary Ella Helvey, Martha Ann Helvey, John A.D. Helvey and Frances Jeanetta "Fannie" Helvey1
30 Jun 1880Fayetteville Dist, Fayette Co, WVBaltzer Helvey, Delilah Bibb, John A.D. Helvey, Andrew David Burgess and Frances Jeanetta "Fannie" Helvey1
25 Apr 1940Laurel Creek Rd, Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WVWalter Jennings Dick and John A.D. Helvey1

Citations

  1. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, online at ancestry.com.

Ralph Walter Burgess1,2

M, #26548, b. 13 Apr 1910, d. 28 Apr 1956
Father*Ira Walker Burgess3 b. 2 Mar 1878, d. 15 Mar 1952
Mother*Olive Susan 'Ollie' Johnson3 b. 11 Oct 1881, d. 21 Nov 1929
Birth*13 Apr 1910 Ralph was born at Concho, Fayette Co, WV, on 13 Apr 1910.1,4,5,2 
 He was the son of Ira Walker Burgess and Olive Susan 'Ollie' Johnson.3 
(Witness) Census30 Apr 1910 Ralph Walter Burgess appeared on the census of 30 Apr 1910 in the household of Ira Walker Burgess and Olive Susan 'Ollie' Johnson at Low Pct, Fayetteville Dist, Fayette Co, WV.2 
(Witness) Census6 Jan 1920 Ralph Walter Burgess appeared on the census of 6 Jan 1920 in the household of Ira Walker Burgess and Olive Susan 'Ollie' Johnson at Minden, Fayette Co, WV.2 
(Witness) Census5 May 1930 Ralph Walter Burgess appeared on the census of 5 May 1930 in the household of Ira Walker Burgess at Minden, Fayette Co, WV.2 
(Witness) Census30 Apr 1940 Ralph Walter Burgess appeared on the census of 30 Apr 1940 in the household of Ira Walker Burgess at Minden, Fayette Co, WV.2 
Marriage*29 Nov 1941 He married Beulah Mae Marshall at Fayetteville, Fayette Co, WV, on 29 Nov 1941.
Ralph Walter Burgess, age 31, single, b. Concho, res. Minden, par. Walker & Ollie, miner; Beulah Renkrish, age 26, divorced, b. VA, res. Minden, par. W.W. & Hattie; md by James F. Frame at Fayetteville.4 
Mlt induction*24 Mar 1944 He was inducted into the military at Fort Thomas, Campbell Co, KY, on 24 Mar 1944. Name: Ralph W Burgess
Birth Year: 1910
Race: White, citizen (White)
Nativity State or Country: West Virginia
State: West Virginia
County or City: Fayette
Enlistment Date: 24 Mar 1944
Enlistment State: Kentucky
Enlistment City: Fort Thomas, Newport
Branch: No branch assignment
Branch Code: No branch assignment
Grade: Private
Grade Code: Private
Term of Enlistment: Enlistment for the duration of the War or other emergency, plus six months, subject to the discretion of the President or otherwise according to law
Selectees (Enlisted Men)
Source: Civil Life
Education: Grammar school
Marital Status: Married
Height: 00
Weight: 000.6 
Mlt-Service* Ralph Walter Burgess was WV PFC Co. F, 38 Inf WWII BSM at WWII.5 
Residence6 Oct 1950 He resided at Minden, Fayette Co, WV, on 6 Oct 1950.7 
(informant) Death15 Mar 1952 Ralph was informant for the death of Ira Walker Burgess at Oak Hill Hospital, Oak Hill, Fayette Co, WV, on 15 Mar 1952.8,5,9 
Residence*15 Mar 1952 Ralph Walter Burgess resided at Minden, Fayette Co, WV, on 15 Mar 1952.3 
Residence11 Sep 1955 He resided at Minden, Fayette Co, WV, on 11 Sep 1955.10 
Employment*Apr 1956 He was employed by McLouth Steel Co in Apr 1956 at Detroit, Wayne Co, MI..1 
Death*28 Apr 1956 Ralph died on 28 Apr 1956 at Detroit, Wayne Co, MI, at age 46.1,5 
Burial*1 May 1956 His body was interred on 1 May 1956 at Oak Hill, Fayette Co, WV, at Oddfellows Cem.1,5 

Census Record Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
30 Apr 1910Low Pct, Fayetteville Dist, Fayette Co, WVIra Walker Burgess, Olive Susan 'Ollie' Johnson, Arnold Robert Burgess, Mabel Mary Burgess, Gladys M. Burgess, Bertha C. Burgess and Ralph Walter Burgess2
6 Jan 1920Minden, Fayette Co, WVIra Walker Burgess, Olive Susan 'Ollie' Johnson, Arnold Robert Burgess, Mabel Mary Burgess, Gladys M. Burgess, Bertha C. Burgess, Ralph Walter Burgess, Glenna Edna Burgess, Ernest Ray 'Bill' Burgess and Howard W. Burgess2
5 May 1930Minden, Fayette Co, WVIra Walker Burgess, Ralph Walter Burgess, Glenna Edna Burgess, Ernest Ray 'Bill' Burgess, Eunice Maxine Burgess, Howard W. Burgess and Margaret Ann Burgess2
30 Apr 1940Minden, Fayette Co, WVIra Walker Burgess, Ralph Walter Burgess and Margaret Ann Burgess2

Partners and Children

Marriage*29 Nov 1941 He married Beulah Mae Marshall at Fayetteville, Fayette Co, WV, on 29 Nov 1941.
Ralph Walter Burgess, age 31, single, b. Concho, res. Minden, par. Walker & Ollie, miner; Beulah Renkrish, age 26, divorced, b. VA, res. Minden, par. W.W. & Hattie; md by James F. Frame at Fayetteville.4 
Children

Citations

  1. [S237] Obituary, Ralph Walter Burgess, Beckley (WV) Post-Herald, Tuesday, 1 May 1956.
  2. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, online at ancestry.com.
  3. [S2683] WV Death Certificate online at www.wvculture.org,, Ira Walker Burgess.
  4. [S2712] WV Marriages Fayette Co, WV.
  5. [S2687] Fayette-Raleigh Genealogical Society., Fayette County Cemetery Records, Vol. IV (Fayette-Raleigh Genealogical Society),.
  6. [S2697] National Archives and Records Administration., U.S. World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946 (online at www.ancestry.com),.
  7. [S237] Obituary, Arnold Robert Burgess, Beckley (WV) Post-Herald, Saturday, 7 Oct 1950.
  8. [S2683] WV Death Certificate online at www.wvculture.org,.
  9. [S1576] Tom Franz (corr., Jun 89).
  10. [S237] Obituary, Howard Burgess, Beckley (WV) Raleigh Register, Monday, 12 Sept 1955.

Grace F. Burgess1,2

F, #26549, b. 22 Dec 1893, d. 8 Jun 1970
Father*Andrew David Burgess1 b. 27 Sep 1855, d. 30 Apr 1922
Mother*Frances Jeanetta "Fannie" Helvey1 b. 29 Jun 1858, d. 7 Nov 1942
Birth*22 Dec 1893 Grace was born at Thurmond Mtn, Fayette Co, WV, on 22 Dec 1893.2,3,4,1 
 She was the daughter of Andrew David Burgess and Frances Jeanetta "Fannie" Helvey.1 
(Witness) Census21 Apr 1910 Grace F. Burgess appeared on the census of 21 Apr 1910 in the household of Andrew David Burgess and Frances Jeanetta "Fannie" Helvey at Arbuckle Road, Fayetteville Dist, Fayette Co, WV.1 
Marriage*24 Dec 1914 She married Plummer O. Hobbs at Fayette Co, WV, on 24 Dec 1914. Plummer Hobbs, age 23, single, b. Meadow Bluff, WV; Gracie Burgess, age 21, single, b. Oak Hill, WV.4 
Residence10 Jun 1958 Grace F. Burgess resided at Oak Hill, Fayette Co, WV, on 10 Jun 1958.5 
Residence31 May 1961 She resided at Oak Hill, Fayette Co, WV, on 31 May 1961.6 
Residence*2 Jul 1966 She resided at Oak Hill, Fayette Co, WV, on 2 Jul 1966.7 
ResidenceJun 1970 She lived in Jun 1970 at 161 Riner Ave, Oak Hill, Fayette Co, WV.2 
Death*8 Jun 1970 Grace died on 8 Jun 1970 at Beckley Hosp, Beckley, Raleigh Co, WV, at age 76.2,3 
Burial*12 Jun 1970 Her body was interred on 12 Jun 1970 at Oak Hill, Fayette Co, WV, at High Lawn Memorial Park.3,2 

Census Record Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
21 Apr 1910Arbuckle Road, Fayetteville Dist, Fayette Co, WVAndrew David Burgess, Frances Jeanetta "Fannie" Helvey, Grace F. Burgess, Frank W. Burgess, Fred Harmon Burgess and Robert Erskel Burgess1

Partners and Children

Marriage*24 Dec 1914 She married Plummer O. Hobbs at Fayette Co, WV, on 24 Dec 1914. Plummer Hobbs, age 23, single, b. Meadow Bluff, WV; Gracie Burgess, age 21, single, b. Oak Hill, WV.4 
Child

Citations

  1. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, online at ancestry.com.
  2. [S237] Obituary, Grace Hobbs, Beckley (WV) Post-Herald, Wednesday, 10 June 1970.
  3. [S221] Fayette-Raleigh Genealogical Society., Fayette County Cemetery Records, Vol. II: Highlawn Memorial Park Cemetery (Fayette-Raleigh Genealogical Society, 2002),.
  4. [S2709] Larry G. Shuck., Fayette Co. WV Marriages 1903-1931 and Personal Property Tax Records for 1831 and 1833 (Apollo, PA: Closson Press, 2006),.
  5. [S237] Obituary, Fred Harmon Burgess, Beckley (WV) Raleigh Register, Tuesday, 10 June 1958.
  6. [S237] Obituary, Pearl M. Feazell, Beckley (WV) Post-Herald, Thursday, 1 Jun 1961.
  7. [S237] Obituary, Frank W. Burgess, Beckley (WV) Post-Herald & Register, Sunday, 3 July 1966.

Frank W. Burgess1

M, #26550, b. 28 Apr 1896, d. 2 Jul 1966
Father*Andrew David Burgess1 b. 27 Sep 1855, d. 30 Apr 1922
Mother*Frances Jeanetta "Fannie" Helvey1 b. 29 Jun 1858, d. 7 Nov 1942
Birth*28 Apr 1896 Frank was born at Concho, Fayette Co, WV, on 28 Apr 1896.2,3,4,1 
 He was the son of Andrew David Burgess and Frances Jeanetta "Fannie" Helvey.1 
Birth228 Apr 1897 Frank W. Burgess was birth2 on 28 Apr 1897 at Concho, Fayette Co, WV.5 
(Witness) Census21 Apr 1910 He appeared on the census of 21 Apr 1910 in the household of Andrew David Burgess and Frances Jeanetta "Fannie" Helvey at Arbuckle Road, Fayetteville Dist, Fayette Co, WV.1 
(Witness) Census24 Jan 1920 Frank W. Burgess appeared on the census of 24 Jan 1920 in the household of Andrew David Burgess and Frances Jeanetta "Fannie" Helvey at Ogden City, Fayette Co, WV.1 
Marriage*24 Aug 1928 He married Helen Mae Carson at Fayette Co, WV, on 24 Aug 1928. Frank Burgess, age 31, single, b. Fayette Co, WV; Hellen May Carson, age 21, single, b. VA.3 
Employment*Apr 1930 Occupation: blacksmith in Apr 1930 at Minden, Fayette Co, WV. Coal mine.1 
Census*16 Apr 1930 Frank W. Burgess and Helen Mae Carson appeared on the census as head of household at Minden, Fayette Co, WV, on 16 Apr 1930.1 
(informant) Death28 Apr 1939 Frank was informant for the death of Bobby Lee Burgess at Oak Hill Hospital, Oak Hill, Fayette Co, WV, on 28 Apr 1939.6 
(informant) Death7 Nov 1942 Frank was informant for the death of Frances Jeanetta "Fannie" Helvey at Oak Hill Hospital, Oak Hill, Fayette Co, WV, on 7 Nov 1942.6,7 
Residence*10 Jun 1958 Frank W. Burgess resided at Oak Hill, Fayette Co, WV, on 10 Jun 1958.8 
Residence31 May 1961 He resided at Oak Hill, Fayette Co, WV, on 31 May 1961.9 
Death*2 Jul 1966 Frank died on 2 Jul 1966 at Oak Hill Hospital, Oak Hill, Fayette Co, WV, at age 70.5,2 

Census Record Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
21 Apr 1910Arbuckle Road, Fayetteville Dist, Fayette Co, WVAndrew David Burgess, Frances Jeanetta "Fannie" Helvey, Grace F. Burgess, Frank W. Burgess, Fred Harmon Burgess and Robert Erskel Burgess1
24 Jan 1920Ogden City, Fayette Co, WVAndrew David Burgess, Frances Jeanetta "Fannie" Helvey, Frank W. Burgess, Fred Harmon Burgess and Robert Erskel Burgess1
16 Apr 1930Minden, Fayette Co, WVFrank W. Burgess, Helen Mae Carson, Arvin Leon Burgess and Frances Jeanetta "Fannie" Helvey1

Partners and Children

Marriage*24 Aug 1928 He married Helen Mae Carson at Fayette Co, WV, on 24 Aug 1928. Frank Burgess, age 31, single, b. Fayette Co, WV; Hellen May Carson, age 21, single, b. VA.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. [S2709] Larry G. Shuck., Fayette Co. WV Marriages 1903-1931 and Personal Property Tax Records for 1831 and 1833 (Apollo, PA: Closson Press, 2006),.
  4. [S2683] WV Death Certificate online at www.wvculture.org,, Bobbie Lee Burgess.
  5. [S237] Obituary, Frank W. Burgess, Beckley (WV) Post-Herald & Register, Sunday, 3 July 1966.
  6. [S2683] WV Death Certificate online at www.wvculture.org,.
  7. [S2687] Fayette-Raleigh Genealogical Society., Fayette County Cemetery Records, Vol. IV (Fayette-Raleigh Genealogical Society),.
  8. [S237] Obituary, Fred Harmon Burgess, Beckley (WV) Raleigh Register, Tuesday, 10 June 1958.
  9. [S237] Obituary, Pearl M. Feazell, Beckley (WV) Post-Herald, Thursday, 1 Jun 1961.
  10. [S237] Obituary, Lucille Mae Burgess McClung, Beckley (WV) Register Herald, Tuesday, 28 Oct 2008, online at http://www.register-herald.com/obituaries/…, accessed Oct 2008.