Burl Alfred Burgess1,2

M, #39691, b. 23 Feb 1921, d. 19 Dec 1947
Father*Shirley George Burgess2 b. 18 Feb 1884, d. 3 Oct 1954
Mother*Ida Florence Burgess2 b. 26 Sep 1887, d. 15 Apr 1973
Birth*23 Feb 1921 Burl Alfred Burgess was born on 23 Feb 1921 at Sanger, Fayette Co, WV.2 
 He was the son of Shirley George Burgess and Ida Florence Burgess.2 
(Witness) Census26 Apr 1930 Burl Alfred Burgess appeared on the census of 26 Apr 1930 in the household of Shirley George Burgess and Ida Florence Burgess at Sanger, Fayette Co, WV.3 
Employment*May 1940 Occupation: laborer in May 1940 at Sanger, Fayette Co, WV. State roads.3 
(Witness) Census10 May 1940 Burl Alfred Burgess appeared on the census of 10 May 1940 in the household of Shirley George Burgess and Ida Florence Burgess at Sanger, Fayette Co, WV.3 
Marriage*7 Jul 1947 He married Mary L. Nichols at Oak Hill, Fayette Co, WV, on 7 Jul 1947. Burl Burgess, age 26, single, b. Sanger, res. Sanger, par. Shirley & Ida, miner; Mary L. Nichols, age 20, b. Lochgelly, res. Oak Hill, par. Clarence F. & Dolly; md by I.S. Tyler at Oak Hill.4 
Death*19 Dec 1947 Burl died on 19 Dec 1947 at Lockwood, Nicholas Co, WV, at age 26. Died in a slate fall in coal mine.1 
Burial*22 Dec 1947 His body was interred on 22 Dec 1947 at Sanger, Fayette Co, WV, at Sanger Cem.1 

Census Record Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
26 Apr 1930Sanger, Fayette Co, WVShirley George Burgess, Ida Florence Burgess, Vernon S. Burgess, Robert Denver Burgess, Leonard Clayton Burgess, Edith May Burgess, Burl Alfred Burgess, Helen Marie Burgess and Irene Faye Burgess3
10 May 1940Sanger, Fayette Co, WVShirley George Burgess, Ida Florence Burgess, Robert Denver Burgess, Burl Alfred Burgess, Helen Marie Burgess, Paul Revere Burgess and Irene Faye Burgess3

Partners and Children

Marriage*7 Jul 1947 He married Mary L. Nichols at Oak Hill, Fayette Co, WV, on 7 Jul 1947. Burl Burgess, age 26, single, b. Sanger, res. Sanger, par. Shirley & Ida, miner; Mary L. Nichols, age 20, b. Lochgelly, res. Oak Hill, par. Clarence F. & Dolly; md by I.S. Tyler at Oak Hill.4 

Citations

  1. [S2683] WV Death Certificate online at www.wvculture.org,.
  2. [S235] Births, Civil Records Ancestry.com. West Virginia, Births Index, 1853-1969 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2011.
  3. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, online at ancestry.com.
  4. [S2712] WV Marriages Fayette Co, WV.

Mary L. Nichols1

F, #39692
Marriage*7 Jul 1947 She married Burl Alfred Burgess at Oak Hill, Fayette Co, WV, on 7 Jul 1947. Burl Burgess, age 26, single, b. Sanger, res. Sanger, par. Shirley & Ida, miner; Mary L. Nichols, age 20, b. Lochgelly, res. Oak Hill, par. Clarence F. & Dolly; md by I.S. Tyler at Oak Hill.1 

Partners and Children

Marriage*7 Jul 1947 She married Burl Alfred Burgess at Oak Hill, Fayette Co, WV, on 7 Jul 1947. Burl Burgess, age 26, single, b. Sanger, res. Sanger, par. Shirley & Ida, miner; Mary L. Nichols, age 20, b. Lochgelly, res. Oak Hill, par. Clarence F. & Dolly; md by I.S. Tyler at Oak Hill.1 

Citations

  1. [S2712] WV Marriages Fayette Co, WV.

Carl B. Watts1

M, #39693, b. 4 Dec 1895, d. 30 Nov 1975
Birth*4 Dec 1895 Carl was born at Huntington, Cabell Co, WV, on 4 Dec 1895.2,1 
Marriage*3 Oct 1966 He married Bessie Georgia Burgess at Glen Jean, Fayette Co, WV, on 3 Oct 1966. Carl B. Watts, age 71, widowed, b. Huntington, res. Hilltop, par. George & Mattie; Bessie Burgess Treadway, age 62, widowed, b. Sanger, res. Oak Hill, par. Shirley & Ida; md by Elizabeth Creech at Glen Jean.1 
Death*30 Nov 1975 Carl died on 30 Nov 1975 at age 79.2 
Burial* His body was interred at Oak Hill, Fayette Co, WV, at High Lawn Memorial Park.2 

Partners and Children

Marriage*3 Oct 1966 He married Bessie Georgia Burgess at Glen Jean, Fayette Co, WV, on 3 Oct 1966. Carl B. Watts, age 71, widowed, b. Huntington, res. Hilltop, par. George & Mattie; Bessie Burgess Treadway, age 62, widowed, b. Sanger, res. Oak Hill, par. Shirley & Ida; md by Elizabeth Creech at Glen Jean.1 

Citations

  1. [S2712] WV Marriages Fayette Co, WV.
  2. [S221] Fayette-Raleigh Genealogical Society., Fayette County Cemetery Records, Vol. II: Highlawn Memorial Park Cemetery (Fayette-Raleigh Genealogical Society, 2002),.

Joe Crouch1

M, #39694, b. circa 1910
Birth*circa 1910 Joe Crouch was born circa 1910 at Sanger, Fayette Co, WV.1 
Marriage*17 Jun 1935 He married Opal Beatrice Burgess at Oak Hill, Fayette Co, WV, on 17 Jun 1935. Joe Crouch, age 25, b. Sanger, res. Sanger; Opal Burgess, age 28, b. Sprague, res. Sprague [suspect locations are incorrect]; md by Clarence Shirley Donnelly at Oak Hill.1 

Partners and Children

Marriage*17 Jun 1935 He married Opal Beatrice Burgess at Oak Hill, Fayette Co, WV, on 17 Jun 1935. Joe Crouch, age 25, b. Sanger, res. Sanger; Opal Burgess, age 28, b. Sprague, res. Sprague [suspect locations are incorrect]; md by Clarence Shirley Donnelly at Oak Hill.1 

Citations

  1. [S2712] WV Marriages Raleigh Co, WV.

R. H. Sutphin1

M, #39695, b. circa 1914
Birth*circa 1914 R. H. Sutphin was born circa 1914 at VA.1 
Marriage*20 Jul 1935 He married Edith May Burgess at Sanger, Fayette Co, WV, on 20 Jul 1935. R.H. Sutphin, age 21, single, b. VA, res. Sanger, par. Wm & Vernie, miner; Edith Burgess, age 19, single, b. Sanger, res. Sanger, par. Shirley G & Florence; md by J.T. Bryant at Sanger.1 

Partners and Children

Marriage*20 Jul 1935 He married Edith May Burgess at Sanger, Fayette Co, WV, on 20 Jul 1935. R.H. Sutphin, age 21, single, b. VA, res. Sanger, par. Wm & Vernie, miner; Edith Burgess, age 19, single, b. Sanger, res. Sanger, par. Shirley G & Florence; md by J.T. Bryant at Sanger.1 

Citations

  1. [S2712] WV Marriages Fayette Co, WV.

Norman Garlen Garten1

M, #39696
Marriage*22 Jan 1944 He married Helen Marie Burgess at Beckley, Raleigh Co, WV, on 22 Jan 1944. Norman Garlen Garten, age 21, b. 3 July 1922, Pipestem, WV, res. Terry, par. C.V. & Bearl Garten; Helen Marie Burgess, age 21, b. 24 July 1922, Sanger, WV, res. Skelton, par. Shirley G. & Florence Burgess; md by A.H. Wilson at Beckley.1 

Partners and Children

Marriage*22 Jan 1944 He married Helen Marie Burgess at Beckley, Raleigh Co, WV, on 22 Jan 1944. Norman Garlen Garten, age 21, b. 3 July 1922, Pipestem, WV, res. Terry, par. C.V. & Bearl Garten; Helen Marie Burgess, age 21, b. 24 July 1922, Sanger, WV, res. Skelton, par. Shirley G. & Florence Burgess; md by A.H. Wilson at Beckley.1 

Citations

  1. [S2712] WV Marriages Raleigh Co, WV.

James Hypes1

M, #39697
Marriage*15 Aug 1949 He married Sadie Ruth Burgess at Tipton, Nicholas Co, WV, on 15 Aug 1949. James Hypes, age 22, b. Raleigh, WV, res. Poe, WV, par. Justin & Bartha? Hypes; Sadie Ruth Burgess, age 22, b. Sanger, WV, res. Poe, WV, par. Shirley & Ida Florence Burgess; md by L.A. Dorsey at Tipton.1 

Partners and Children

Marriage*15 Aug 1949 He married Sadie Ruth Burgess at Tipton, Nicholas Co, WV, on 15 Aug 1949. James Hypes, age 22, b. Raleigh, WV, res. Poe, WV, par. Justin & Bartha? Hypes; Sadie Ruth Burgess, age 22, b. Sanger, WV, res. Poe, WV, par. Shirley & Ida Florence Burgess; md by L.A. Dorsey at Tipton.1 

Citations

  1. [S2712] WV Marriages Nicholas Co, WV.

Lewis Edward Stephenson1,2

M, #39698
Marriage*14 Feb 1951 He married Irene Faye Burgess at Drennen, Nicholas Co, WV, on 14 Feb 1951. Edward Stephenson, age 20, b. Nicholas Co, WV, res. Drennen, WV, par. Bud & Tena Stephenson; Irene Fay Burgess, age 22, b. Fayette Co, WV, res. Poe, par. Shirley & Ida Burgess; md by L.A. Dorsey at Drennen.1 

Partners and Children

Marriage*14 Feb 1951 He married Irene Faye Burgess at Drennen, Nicholas Co, WV, on 14 Feb 1951. Edward Stephenson, age 20, b. Nicholas Co, WV, res. Drennen, WV, par. Bud & Tena Stephenson; Irene Fay Burgess, age 22, b. Fayette Co, WV, res. Poe, par. Shirley & Ida Burgess; md by L.A. Dorsey at Drennen.1 
Child

Citations

  1. [S2712] WV Marriages Nicholas Co, WV.
  2. [S235] Births, Civil Records Ancestry.com. West Virginia, Births Index, 1853-1969 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2011.

Bertha Lee Wilson1

F, #39699, b. 15 May 1919, d. 12 Oct 1990
Father*Walker Lee Wilson2 b. Jan 1886, d. 2 Aug 1922
Mother*Ethel Darlington2 b. Jun 1893
Birth*15 May 1919 Bertha was born at Prudence, Fayette Co, WV, on 15 May 1919.3,4,2,1 
 She was the daughter of Walker Lee Wilson and Ethel Darlington.2 
(Witness) Census2 Jan 1920 Bertha Lee Wilson appeared on the census of 2 Jan 1920 in the household of Walker Lee Wilson and Ethel Darlington at Oswald Pct, Town Dist, Raleigh Co, WV.2 
(Witness) Census17 Apr 1930 Bertha Lee Wilson appeared on the census of 17 Apr 1930 in the household of Martin Charles Wilson and Priscilla Sarah Steele at Fayetteville, Fayette Co, WV.2 
Marriage*15 Apr 1935 She married Vernon S. Burgess at Fayetteville, Fayette Co, WV, on 15 Apr 1935. Vernon Burgess, age 23, single, b. Sanger, res. Sanger, par. Shirley & Florence, miner; Bertha Lee Wilson, age 21, single, b. Prudence, res. Prudence, par. Walker Lee & Ethel; md by J.W. Bragg at Fayetteville.1 
Census*1 Jun 1940 Bertha Lee Wilson and Vernon S. Burgess appeared on the census as head of household at Fayetteville Dist, Fayette Co, WV, on 1 Jun 1940.2 
Marriage* Bertha Lee Wilson married (?) Bean.5 
Marriage* Bertha Lee Wilson married (?) Reeves.5 
Residence*1983 Bertha Lee Wilson resided at Columbus, Franklin Co, OH, in 1983.6 
Death*12 Oct 1990 Bertha died on 12 Oct 1990 at Columbus, Franklin Co, OH, at age 71.4,5 

Census Record Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
2 Jan 1920Oswald Pct, Town Dist, Raleigh Co, WVWalker Lee Wilson, Ethel Darlington, Ruth Elizabeth Wilson, Ann Lee Wilson and Bertha Lee Wilson2
17 Apr 1930Fayetteville, Fayette Co, WVMartin Charles Wilson, Priscilla Sarah Steele and Bertha Lee Wilson2
1 Jun 1940Fayetteville Dist, Fayette Co, WVVernon S. Burgess and Bertha Lee Wilson2

Partners and Children

Marriage*15 Apr 1935 She married Vernon S. Burgess at Fayetteville, Fayette Co, WV, on 15 Apr 1935. Vernon Burgess, age 23, single, b. Sanger, res. Sanger, par. Shirley & Florence, miner; Bertha Lee Wilson, age 21, single, b. Prudence, res. Prudence, par. Walker Lee & Ethel; md by J.W. Bragg at Fayetteville.1 
Children

Partners and Children

Marriage* Bertha Lee Wilson married (?) Bean.5 

Partners and Children

Marriage* Bertha Lee Wilson married (?) Reeves.5 

Citations

  1. [S2712] WV Marriages Fayette Co, WV.
  2. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, online at ancestry.com.
  3. [S235] Births, Civil Records Ancestry.com. West Virginia, Births Index, 1853-1969 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2011.
  4. [S229] Deaths, Civil Records Ancestry.com and Ohio Department of Health. Ohio, Deaths, 1908-1932, 1938-2007 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2010.
  5. [S2838] Social Security Administration., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007 (Online at www.ancestry.com),.
  6. [S2799] Ancestry.com., US Public Records Index (ancestry.com), Vol. 1.

Donnie Ellen Sizemore1

F, #39700
Marriage*8 Jul 1961 She married Robert Denver Burgess at Lizemores, Clay Co, WV, on 8 Jul 1961. Robert Denver Burgess, age 27, b. 3 January 1914, Sanger, WV, res. Poe, Nicholas Co, par. Shirley & Florence Burgess; Donnie Ellen Sizmore, age 16, b. 25 March 1945, Lizemore, WV, res. Lizemore, par. Sherdian & Alpha Sizemore; md by Clyde Harberd at Lizemores.1 

Partners and Children

Marriage*8 Jul 1961 She married Robert Denver Burgess at Lizemores, Clay Co, WV, on 8 Jul 1961. Robert Denver Burgess, age 27, b. 3 January 1914, Sanger, WV, res. Poe, Nicholas Co, par. Shirley & Florence Burgess; Donnie Ellen Sizmore, age 16, b. 25 March 1945, Lizemore, WV, res. Lizemore, par. Sherdian & Alpha Sizemore; md by Clyde Harberd at Lizemores.1 

Citations

  1. [S2712] WV Marriages Clay Co, WV.