Jennings Ray Ward1

M, #58156, b. 12 Sep 1937, d. 15 Feb 1953
FatherClarence L. Ward1 b. January 14, 1911, d. May 15, 1994
MotherMacil G. Adkins1 b. November 16, 1916, d. July 10, 2005
Birth*12 Sep 1937 Jennings was born at Summers Co, WV, on 12 Sep 1937.2,1 
 He was the son of Clarence L. Ward and Macil G. Adkins.1 
(Witness) Census16 Apr 1940 Jennings Ray Ward appeared on the census of 16 Apr 1940 in the household of Clarence L. Ward and Macil G. Adkins at Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WV.1 
Death*15 Feb 1953 Jennings died on 15 Feb 1953 at Hinton, Summers Co, WV, at age 15. Died of suffocation from house fire.2,3 
Burial*18 Feb 1953 His body was interred on 18 Feb 1953 at Summers Co, WV, at Family Cemetery.2 

Census Record Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
16 Apr 1940Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WVClarence L. Ward, Macil G. Adkins, Harry Marshall Ward, Mary Susan Ward, Jennings Ray Ward and Harold Eldrige Ward1

Citations

  1. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, online at ancestry.com.
  2. [S2683] WV Death Certificate online at www.wvculture.org,.
  3. [S237] Obituary, Jennings Ray, Harold Eldridge, and Percy Harding Ward, Beckley (WV) Post-Herald, Tuesday, 17 February 1953.

Harold Eldrige Ward1,2

M, #58157, b. 20 Oct 1939, d. 16 Feb 1953
FatherClarence L. Ward1 b. January 14, 1911, d. May 15, 1994
MotherMacil G. Adkins1 b. November 16, 1916, d. July 10, 2005
Birth*20 Oct 1939 Harold was born at Summers Co, WV, on 20 Oct 1939.1,3 
 He was the son of Clarence L. Ward and Macil G. Adkins.1 
(Witness) Census16 Apr 1940 Harold Eldrige Ward appeared on the census of 16 Apr 1940 in the household of Clarence L. Ward and Macil G. Adkins at Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WV.1 
Death*16 Feb 1953 Harold died on 16 Feb 1953 at Hinton Hospital, Hinton, Summers Co, WV, at age 13. Died of burns from house fire.3,2 
Burial*18 Feb 1953 His body was interred on 18 Feb 1953 at Summers Co, WV, at Family Cemetery.3 

Census Record Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
16 Apr 1940Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WVClarence L. Ward, Macil G. Adkins, Harry Marshall Ward, Mary Susan Ward, Jennings Ray Ward and Harold Eldrige Ward1

Citations

  1. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, online at ancestry.com.
  2. [S237] Obituary, Jennings Ray, Harold Eldridge, and Percy Harding Ward, Beckley (WV) Post-Herald, Tuesday, 17 February 1953.
  3. [S2683] WV Death Certificate online at www.wvculture.org,.

Percy Harding Ward1

M, #58158, b. 12 Oct 1944, d. 15 Feb 1953
FatherClarence L. Ward1 b. January 14, 1911, d. May 15, 1994
MotherMacil G. Adkins1 b. November 16, 1916, d. July 10, 2005
Birth*12 Oct 1944 Percy Harding Ward was born on 12 Oct 1944 at Summers Co, WV.1 
 He was the son of Clarence L. Ward and Macil G. Adkins.1 
Death*15 Feb 1953 Percy died on 15 Feb 1953 at Hinton, Summers Co, WV, at age 8. Died of suffocation in a house fire.1,2 
Burial*18 Feb 1953 His body was interred on 18 Feb 1953 at Summers Co, WV, at Family Cemetery.1 

Citations

  1. [S2683] WV Death Certificate online at www.wvculture.org,.
  2. [S237] Obituary, Jennings Ray, Harold Eldridge, and Percy Harding Ward, Beckley (WV) Post-Herald, Tuesday, 17 February 1953.

Buddy Copen1

M, #58169
Death* Buddy Copen died..1 
Marriage* He married Jewel V. Ward, daughter of Clarence L. Ward and Macil G. Adkins.1 
Residence*10 Jul 2005 Buddy Copen and Jewel V. Ward resided at Cleveland, Cuyahoga Co, OH, on 10 Jul 2005.1 

Partners and Children

Citations

  1. [S237] Obituary, Macil G. Ward, Hinton (WV) News, Tuesday, 19 July 2005.

Opel M. Farley1

F, #58176, b. circa 1924
Birth*circa 1924 Opel M. Farley was born circa 1924 at Bellepoint, Summers Co, WV.1 
Marriage*29 Sep 1950 She married Elmer Leftridge Adkins at Green Sulphur Springs, Summers Co, WV, on 29 Sep 1950.
Elmer L. Adkins, age 31, single, b. Hinton, res. Hinton; Opel M. Farley, age 26, single, b. Bellepoint, res. Hinton; md by A.J. Brinegar at Green Sulphur Springs.1 

Partners and Children

Citations

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

William Bennett1

M, #58177, b. circa 1923
FatherJacob McKinley Bennett1 b. November 6, 1900, d. April 16, 1961
MotherEmma Jane Adkins1 b. July 22, 1903, d. February 12, 1983
Birth*circa 1923 William Bennett was born circa 1923 at WV.1 
 He was the son of Jacob McKinley Bennett and Emma Jane Adkins.1 
(Witness) Census30 Apr 1930 William Bennett appeared on the census of 30 Apr 1930 in the household of Jacob McKinley Bennett and Emma Jane Adkins at Brooks Creek Rd, Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WV.1 
(Witness) Census30 Apr 1940 William Bennett appeared on the census of 30 Apr 1940 in the household of Jacob McKinley Bennett and Emma Jane Adkins at Greenbrier Dist, Summers Co, WV.1 
Residence*16 Apr 1961 William Bennett resided at Millbury, Wood Co, OH, on 16 Apr 1961.2 

Census Record Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
30 Apr 1930Brooks Creek Rd, Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WVJacob McKinley Bennett, Emma Jane Adkins, William Bennett, Geneva Bennett and Fred Washington Bennett1
30 Apr 1940Greenbrier Dist, Summers Co, WVJacob McKinley Bennett, Emma Jane Adkins, William Bennett, Geneva Bennett, Fred Washington Bennett, Paul Bennett and Lengo Bennett1

Citations

  1. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, online at ancestry.com.
  2. [S237] Obituary, Jacob M. Bennett, Bowling Green (OH) Daily Sentinel-Tribune, Monday, 17 April 1961.

Fred Washington Bennett1,2

M, #58179, b. 22 Feb 1930, d. 22 Sep 1999
FatherJacob McKinley Bennett2 b. November 6, 1900, d. April 16, 1961
MotherEmma Jane Adkins2 b. July 22, 1903, d. February 12, 1983
Birth*22 Feb 1930 Fred was born at Hinton, Summers Co, WV, on 22 Feb 1930.1,2 
 He was the son of Jacob McKinley Bennett and Emma Jane Adkins.2 
(Witness) Census30 Apr 1930 Fred Washington Bennett appeared on the census of 30 Apr 1930 in the household of Jacob McKinley Bennett and Emma Jane Adkins at Brooks Creek Rd, Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WV.2 
(Witness) Census30 Apr 1940 Fred Washington Bennett appeared on the census of 30 Apr 1940 in the household of Jacob McKinley Bennett and Emma Jane Adkins at Greenbrier Dist, Summers Co, WV.2 
Residence*16 Apr 1961 Fred Washington Bennett resided at Walbridge, Wood Co, OH, on 16 Apr 1961.3 
Residence12 Feb 1983 He resided at Toledo, Lucas Co, OH, on 12 Feb 1983.4 
Death*22 Sep 1999 Fred died on 22 Sep 1999 at Oregon, Lucas Co, OH, at age 69.1,5 

Census Record Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
30 Apr 1930Brooks Creek Rd, Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WVJacob McKinley Bennett, Emma Jane Adkins, William Bennett, Geneva Bennett and Fred Washington Bennett2
30 Apr 1940Greenbrier Dist, Summers Co, WVJacob McKinley Bennett, Emma Jane Adkins, William Bennett, Geneva Bennett, Fred Washington Bennett, Paul Bennett and Lengo Bennett2

Citations

  1. [S2838] Social Security Administration., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007 (Online at www.ancestry.com),.
  2. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, online at ancestry.com.
  3. [S237] Obituary, Jacob M. Bennett, Bowling Green (OH) Daily Sentinel-Tribune, Monday, 17 April 1961.
  4. [S237] Obituary, Emma Jane Bennett, Hinton (WV) News, Tuesday, 15 February 1983.
  5. [S229] Deaths, Civil Records Ancestry.com and Ohio Department of Health. Ohio, Death Records, 1908-1932, 1938-2018 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2010.

Paul E. Ward1

M, #58182, b. circa 1925
Birth*circa 1925 Paul E. Ward was born circa 1925 at WV.1 
Marriage*28 Nov 1947 He married Geneva Bennett at Hinton, Summers Co, WV, on 28 Nov 1947.
Paul E. Ward, age 22, single, b. WV, res. Hix; Geneva Susan Bennett, age 20, single, b. Fayette Co, res. Hinton; md by H.P. Hackney at Hinton.1 

Partners and Children

Citations

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

James Oliver Crawford1

M, #58183, b. circa 1923
Birth*circa 1923 James Oliver Crawford was born circa 1923.1 
Marriage*16 Sep 1944 He married Ann Rose Pearman at Montgomery, Montgomery Co, AL, on 16 Sep 1944.
James Oliver Crawford, age 21, par. James Oliver Crawford & Emma Chase; Ann Rose Pearman, age 20, par. Raymond Pearman & Merle Rose.1 

Partners and Children

Citations

  1. [S230] Marriages, Civil Records Ancestry.com. Alabama, County Marriage Records, 1805-1967 [database on-line]. Lehi, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2016.

Floyd Lee Crites1,2

M, #58184, b. 1 Jan 1881, d. 11 Feb 1935
Birth*1 Jan 1881 Floyd was born at Buckhannon, Upshur Co, WV, on 1 Jan 1881.2,3,1 
EmploymentSep 1918 Floyd's occupation: Railroad conductor, Coal & Coke at Charleston, Kanawha Co, WV, in Sep 1918.2 
Mlt-Registration*15 Sep 1918 He registered for the draft on 15 Sep 1918 at Kanawha Co, WV.2 
Residence*15 Sep 1918 He resided at Charleston, Kanawha Co, WV, on 15 Sep 1918.2 
Marriage* He married Bertha Juanita Hall.1 
Employment*Apr 1930 Floyd's occupation: Rigger, chemical plant at South Charleston, Kanawha Co, WV, in Apr 1930.1 
Census*2 Apr 1930 He and Bertha Juanita Hall appeared on the census as head of household at South Charleston, Kanawha Co, WV, on 2 Apr 1930.1 
Death*11 Feb 1935 Floyd died on 11 Feb 1935 at Dunn Hospital, South Charleston, Kanawha Co, WV, at age 54. Died of accidental hydrogen sulfide poisoning at a barium reduction facility.3 
Burial* His body was interred at Cowen, Webster Co, WV.3 

Census Record Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
2 Apr 1930South Charleston, Kanawha Co, WVFloyd Lee Crites and Bertha Juanita Hall1

Partners and Children

Marriage* He married Bertha Juanita Hall.1 

Citations

  1. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, online at ancestry.com.
  2. [S2684] WWI Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918 (www.ancestry.com),.
  3. [S2683] WV Death Certificate online at www.wvculture.org,.

Edna Virginia Stevens1

F, #58187, b. circa 1926
Birth*circa 1926 Edna Virginia Stevens was born circa 1926 at East Bank, Kanawha Co, WV.1 
Marriage*27 Jun 1966 She married William Harvey Christy Glancy at Pearisburg, Giles Co, VA, on 27 Jun 1966.
William Harvey Glancy, age 50, divorced, b. Peru, IN, res. Chelyan, WV, par. Andrew Jackson Glancy & Octavia Lee Lavender, coppersmith; Edna Virginia Goins nee Stevens, age 40, divorced, b. East Bank, WV, res. Cabin Creek, WV, par. Clayton Stevens & Elizabeth Proctor, clerk; md by James E. Hankins at Pearisburg.1 

Partners and Children

Citations

  1. [S230] Marriages, Civil Records Ancestry.com. Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2015.

Beryl (?)1

F, #58190
Marriage* She married Charles Ray Monnohan Jr.1 
Residence*16 Feb 1942 Charles Ray Monnohan Jr. and Beryl (?) resided at Winifrede Junction, Kanawha Co, WV, on 16 Feb 1942.2 

Partners and Children

Citations

  1. [S2696] WWII Draft Registration Cards, 1940-1947 (www.ancestry.com), Charles Ray Monnohan, Jr.
  2. [S2696] WWII Draft Registration Cards, 1940-1947 (www.ancestry.com),.

Alvey Evans1

M, #58193, b. 4 Jun 1925
Birth*4 Jun 1925 Alvey Evans was born on 4 Jun 1925 at KY.1 
Marriage*30 Oct 1946 He married Mary Louise Johnson at Cranberry, Raleigh Co, WV, on 30 Oct 1946.
Alvey Evans, age 21, b. 4 June 1925, KY, res. Cranberry, par. James & Anna Evans; Mary Johnson, age 19, b. 3 December 1926, Grandview, WV, res. Cranberry, par. Kelly & Alma Johnson; md by William H. Foard at Cranberry.1 

Partners and Children

Citations

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

Paul Charles Betz Sr1,2

M, #58194, b. 26 Oct 1919, d. 9 May 1997
Birth*26 Oct 1919 Paul was born at Pottstown, Montgomery Co, PA, on 26 Oct 1919.1 
Marriage* He married Rethel M. Johnson, daughter of Kelly Jennings Johnson and Alma Beatrice Redden.2 
Death*9 May 1997 Paul died on 9 May 1997 at age 77.1 

Partners and Children

Citations

  1. [S2838] Social Security Administration., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007 (Online at www.ancestry.com),.
  2. [S237] Obituary, Ancestry.com. U.S., Obituary Collection, 1930-Current [database on-line]. Lehi, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2006.

Lemuel Forrest Ewing1

M, #58195, b. 11 Jun 1917
Birth*11 Jun 1917 Lemuel Forrest Ewing was born on 11 Jun 1917 at Grandview, Raleigh Co, WV.1 
Marriage*5 Aug 1939 He married Virginia Dare Johnson at Beckley, Raleigh Co, WV, on 5 Aug 1939.
Lemuel Forrest Ewing, age 22, b. 11 June 1917, Grandview, WV, res. Grandview, par. Susie E. & Jacob H. Ewing; Virginia Dare Johnson, age 17, b. 30 August 1921, Grandview, WV, res. Table Rock, par. Alma & Kelly Johnson; md by Earl L. Grose at Beckley.1 
Employment*Apr 1940 Occupation: coal miner in Apr 1940 at Grandview, Raleigh Co, WV.2 
Census*18 Apr 1940 Lemuel Forrest Ewing and Virginia Dare Johnson appeared on the census as head of household at Grandview, Raleigh Co, WV, on 18 Apr 1940.2 

Census Record Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
18 Apr 1940Grandview, Raleigh Co, WVLemuel Forrest Ewing and Virginia Dare Johnson2

Partners and Children

Citations

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

Ruth Irene Lilly1,2

F, #58196, b. 18 Mar 1929
Birth*18 Mar 1929 Ruth Irene Lilly was born on 18 Mar 1929 at Daniels, Raleigh Co, WV.1 
Marriage*18 Jul 1946 She married John Bartley Johnson at Beckley, Raleigh Co, WV, on 18 Jul 1946.
John B. Johnson, age 23, b. 14 June 1923, Grandview, WV, res. Grandview, par. Kelly J. & Alma B. Johnson; Ruth Lilly, age 17, b. 18 March 1929, Daniels, WV, res. Glen Morgan, par. Luther & Macil Lilly; md by Paul J. Smith at Beckley.1 

Partners and Children

Citations

  1. [S2712] WV Marriages Raleigh Co, WV.
  2. [S230] Marriages, Civil Records Ancestry.com. Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2015.

Joan Marie Johnson1

F, #58199, b. 29 Jun 1949, d. 29 Aug 2008
FatherHarold Lloyd Johnson1 b. January 30, 1925, d. January 18, 1990
MotherNelda Grace Redden1
Birth*29 Jun 1949 Joan Marie Johnson was born on 29 Jun 1949 at WV.1 
 She was the daughter of Harold Lloyd Johnson and Nelda Grace Redden.1 
Marriage21 Jun 1967 She married Carleton Starr at Pearisburg, Giles Co, VA, on 21 Jun 1967.
Carleton Starr, age 21, single, b. Williamson, WV, res. Williamson, Wv, par. Arnold Jackson Starr & Velma Irene Damron, US Air Force; Joan Marie Johnson, age 21, single, b. Grandview, WV, res. Beaver, WV, par. Harold Lloyd Johnson & Nelda Grace Redden, Central Intelligent; md by Dow N. McGrady Sr at Pearisburg.1 
Divorce*4 Oct 1979 Joan was divorced from Carleton Starr on 4 Oct 1979.1 
Marriage*14 Feb 1981 She married Carleton Starr at Clintwood, Dickenson Co, VA, on 14 Feb 1981.
Carleton Starr, age 34, divorced on 4 October 1979, 2nd marriage, b. 17 June 1946, WV, res. Williamson, Mingo Co, WV, par. Arnold J. Starr & Velma Damron; Joan Marie Starr nee Johnson, age 31, divorced on 4 October 1979, 2nd marriage, b. 29 June 1949, WV, res. Williamson, WV, par. Harold Johnson & Nelda Redden; md by Henry B. Ganis at Clintwood.1 
Marriage*21 Jan 1988 She married Wesley Thomas Barden at Colonial Heights, VA, on 21 Jan 1988.
Wesley Thomas Barden, age 43, divorced on 1 August 1986, 3rd marriage, b. 7 April 1944, VA, res. Chesterfield, VA, par. Wesley Hillman Barden & Birde Elizabeth Bollinger; John Marie Starr nee Johnson, age 38, divorced on 30 July 1982, 3rd marriage, b. 29 June 1949, WV, res. Richmond, Chesterfield Co, VA, par. Harold Lloyd Johnson & Nelda Grace Redden; md by Paul Bulifant Jr at Colonial Heights.1 
Death*29 Aug 2008 Joan died on 29 Aug 2008 at Richmond, VA, at age 59.2,3 

Partners and Children

Marriage21 Jun 1967 She married Carleton Starr at Pearisburg, Giles Co, VA, on 21 Jun 1967.
Carleton Starr, age 21, single, b. Williamson, WV, res. Williamson, Wv, par. Arnold Jackson Starr & Velma Irene Damron, US Air Force; Joan Marie Johnson, age 21, single, b. Grandview, WV, res. Beaver, WV, par. Harold Lloyd Johnson & Nelda Grace Redden, Central Intelligent; md by Dow N. McGrady Sr at Pearisburg.1 
Divorce*4 Oct 1979 Joan was divorced from Carleton Starr on 4 Oct 1979.1 
Marriage*14 Feb 1981 She married Carleton Starr at Clintwood, Dickenson Co, VA, on 14 Feb 1981.
Carleton Starr, age 34, divorced on 4 October 1979, 2nd marriage, b. 17 June 1946, WV, res. Williamson, Mingo Co, WV, par. Arnold J. Starr & Velma Damron; Joan Marie Starr nee Johnson, age 31, divorced on 4 October 1979, 2nd marriage, b. 29 June 1949, WV, res. Williamson, WV, par. Harold Johnson & Nelda Redden; md by Henry B. Ganis at Clintwood.1 

Partners and Children

Marriage*21 Jan 1988 She married Wesley Thomas Barden at Colonial Heights, VA, on 21 Jan 1988.
Wesley Thomas Barden, age 43, divorced on 1 August 1986, 3rd marriage, b. 7 April 1944, VA, res. Chesterfield, VA, par. Wesley Hillman Barden & Birde Elizabeth Bollinger; John Marie Starr nee Johnson, age 38, divorced on 30 July 1982, 3rd marriage, b. 29 June 1949, WV, res. Richmond, Chesterfield Co, VA, par. Harold Lloyd Johnson & Nelda Grace Redden; md by Paul Bulifant Jr at Colonial Heights.1 

Citations

  1. [S230] Marriages, Civil Records Ancestry.com. Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2015.
  2. [S1] Social Security Administration., Social Security Death Index (Online at www.ancestry.com),.
  3. [S229] Deaths, Civil Records Ancestry.com. U.S., Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2014.