Basil William Epperly1

M, #29629, b. circa 1904
Father*Benjamin Franklin "Frank" Epperly1 b. 26 Jun 1882, d. 24 Sep 1966
Mother*Ida V. Burnsides1 b. 6 Sep 1881, d. 26 Mar 1958
Birth*circa 1904 Basil was born at Dempsey, Fayette Co, WV, circa 1904.2,1 
 He was the son of Benjamin Franklin "Frank" Epperly and Ida V. Burnsides.1 
(Witness) Census2 May 1910 Basil William Epperly appeared on the census of 2 May 1910 in the household of Benjamin Franklin "Frank" Epperly and Ida V. Burnsides at Gatewood Pct, Fayette Co, WV.1 
(Witness) Census15 Jan 1920 Basil William Epperly appeared on the census of 15 Jan 1920 in the household of Benjamin Franklin "Frank" Epperly and Ida V. Burnsides at Fayetteville Dist, Fayette Co, WV.1 
Marriage*23 Nov 1927 He married Opal E. Duncan at Fayetteville Twp, Fayette Co, WV, on 23 Nov 1927. Basil Epperly, age 23, single, b. Dempsey, res. Bowlin, par. B.F. & Ida, tippleman; Opal Duncan, age 20, single, b. Bowlin, res. Bowlin, par. D.C. & Lilly; md by T.J. Hopson at Fayetteville.2,1 
Employment*May 1930 Occupation: bookkeeper in May 1930 at Fayette Co, WV. Coal mines.1 
Census*26 May 1930 Basil William Epperly and Opal E. Duncan appeared on the census as head of household at Bowlin, Fayette Co, WV, on 26 May 1930.1 
EmploymentJun 1940 Occupation: fireman in Jun 1940 at Oak Hill, Fayette Co, WV. Coal mines.1 
Census8 Jun 1940 Basil William Epperly and Opal E. Duncan appeared on the census as head of household at Oak Hill, Fayette Co, WV, on 8 Jun 1940.1 
Residence*24 Sep 1966 Basil William Epperly resided on 24 Sep 1966, "address unknown".3 

Census Record Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
2 May 1910Gatewood Pct, Fayette Co, WVBenjamin Franklin "Frank" Epperly, Ida V. Burnsides, Basil William Epperly, Louis Franklin Epperly and Arvella R. Epperly1
15 Jan 1920Fayetteville Dist, Fayette Co, WVBenjamin Franklin "Frank" Epperly, Ida V. Burnsides, Basil William Epperly, Louis Franklin Epperly, Arvella R. Epperly, Evelyn Epperly, Arnold Epperly, Martin P. Epperly, Ralph O. Epperly and Dorothy Kathleen Epperly1
26 May 1930Bowlin, Fayette Co, WVBasil William Epperly and Opal E. Duncan1
8 Jun 1940Oak Hill, Fayette Co, WVBasil William Epperly and Opal E. Duncan1

Partners and Children

Marriage*23 Nov 1927 He married Opal E. Duncan at Fayetteville Twp, Fayette Co, WV, on 23 Nov 1927. Basil Epperly, age 23, single, b. Dempsey, res. Bowlin, par. B.F. & Ida, tippleman; Opal Duncan, age 20, single, b. Bowlin, res. Bowlin, par. D.C. & Lilly; md by T.J. Hopson at Fayetteville.2,1 
Child

Citations

  1. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, online at ancestry.com.
  2. [S2712] WV Marriages Fayette Co, WV.
  3. [S237] Obituary, Benjamin Franklin Epperly, Beckley (WV) Post-Herald & Register, Sunday, 25 Sept 1966.

Opal E. Duncan1,2

F, #29646, b. circa 1907
Father*Darius Clayton Duncan b. 16 Dec 1882, d. 3 Sep 1976
Mother*Lillie May Burgess1 b. 12 Mar 1883, d. 23 Feb 1907
Birth*circa 1907 Opal E. Duncan was born circa 1907 at Bowlin, Fayette Co, WV.1,2 
 She was the daughter of Darius Clayton Duncan and Lillie May Burgess.1 
(Witness) Census22 Apr 1910 Opal E. Duncan appeared on the census of 22 Apr 1910 in the household of William M. Hornsby and Emma Louisa Carter at Fayetteville Dist, Fayette Co, WV.2 
(Witness) Census15 Jan 1920 Opal E. Duncan appeared on the census of 15 Jan 1920 in the household of William M. Hornsby and Emma Louisa Carter at Fayetteville Dist, Fayette Co, WV.2 
Marriage*23 Nov 1927 She married Basil William Epperly at Fayetteville Twp, Fayette Co, WV, on 23 Nov 1927. Basil Epperly, age 23, single, b. Dempsey, res. Bowlin, par. B.F. & Ida, tippleman; Opal Duncan, age 20, single, b. Bowlin, res. Bowlin, par. D.C. & Lilly; md by T.J. Hopson at Fayetteville.1,2 
Census26 May 1930 Opal E. Duncan and Basil William Epperly appeared on the census as head of household at Bowlin, Fayette Co, WV, on 26 May 1930.2 
Census*8 Jun 1940 Opal E. Duncan and Basil William Epperly appeared on the census as head of household at Oak Hill, Fayette Co, WV, on 8 Jun 1940.2 

Census Record Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
22 Apr 1910Fayetteville Dist, Fayette Co, WVWilliam M. Hornsby, Emma Louisa Carter, Darius Clayton Duncan, Callie Walden "Dock" Duncan, Franklin Clover Duncan, Dallas Herman Duncan, Russell Glen Duncan and Opal E. Duncan2
15 Jan 1920Fayetteville Dist, Fayette Co, WVWilliam M. Hornsby, Emma Louisa Carter and Opal E. Duncan2
26 May 1930Bowlin, Fayette Co, WVBasil William Epperly and Opal E. Duncan2
8 Jun 1940Oak Hill, Fayette Co, WVBasil William Epperly and Opal E. Duncan2

Partners and Children

Marriage*23 Nov 1927 She married Basil William Epperly at Fayetteville Twp, Fayette Co, WV, on 23 Nov 1927. Basil Epperly, age 23, single, b. Dempsey, res. Bowlin, par. B.F. & Ida, tippleman; Opal Duncan, age 20, single, b. Bowlin, res. Bowlin, par. D.C. & Lilly; md by T.J. Hopson at Fayetteville.1,2 
Child

Citations

  1. [S2712] WV Marriages Fayette Co, WV.
  2. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, online at ancestry.com.

Lois M. Epperly1

F, #29647
Father*Basil William Epperly1 b. circa 1904
Mother*Opal E. Duncan1 b. circa 1907
 Lois M. Epperly is the daughter of Basil William Epperly and Opal E. Duncan.1 

Citations

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