Fred Mc. Howard1,2

M, #44801, b. circa 1882
Birth*circa 1882 Fred Mc. Howard was born circa 1882 at Monroe Co, WV.1 
Marriage*28 Apr 1903 He married Missouri Frances Bess at Alleghany Co, VA, on 28 Apr 1903.
Fred Howard, age 21, b. Monroe Co, WV, par. Lewis & Annie Howard; Missouri F. Bess, age 23, b. Alleghany Co, VA, par. Alex & M.F. Bess.1 
Employment*Apr 1910 Occupation: laborer in Apr 1910 at Alleghany Station, Alleghany Co, VA. Railroad.2 
Num Child*18 Apr 1910 Fred Mc. Howard and Missouri Frances Bess had 3 children, with 1 living at the time of the census in 1910.2 
Census*18 Apr 1910 Fred Mc. Howard and Missouri Frances Bess appeared on the census as head of household at Alleghany Station, Alleghany Co, VA, on 18 Apr 1910.2 
EmploymentJan 1920 Occupation: coal miner in Jan 1920 at Minden, Fayette Co, WV.2 
Census24 Jan 1920 Fred Mc. Howard and Missouri Frances Bess appeared on the census as head of household at Minden, Fayette Co, WV, on 24 Jan 1920.2 

Census Records Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
18 Apr 1910Alleghany Station, Alleghany Co, VAFred Mc. Howard, Missouri Frances Bess, Dora Lee Howard and Stella L. Bess2
24 Jan 1920Minden, Fayette Co, WVFred Mc. Howard, Missouri Frances Bess, Dora Lee Howard and Samuel Howard2

Family

Missouri Frances Bess b. Feb 1880
Marriage*28 Apr 1903 He married Missouri Frances Bess at Alleghany Co, VA, on 28 Apr 1903.
Fred Howard, age 21, b. Monroe Co, WV, par. Lewis & Annie Howard; Missouri F. Bess, age 23, b. Alleghany Co, VA, par. Alex & M.F. Bess.1 
Children

Citations

  1. [S230] Marriages, Civil Records Ancestry.com. Virginia, Select Marriages, 1785-1940 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc, 2014.
  2. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, online at ancestry.com.

Dora Lee Howard1

F, #44802, b. 7 Sep 1907, d. May 1982
FatherFred Mc. Howard1 b. circa 1882
MotherMissouri Frances Bess1 b. Feb 1880
Birth*7 Sep 1907 Dora was born at Minden, Fayette Co, WV, on 7 Sep 1907.2,1 
 She was the daughter of Fred Mc. Howard and Missouri Frances Bess.1 
(Witness) Census18 Apr 1910 Dora Lee Howard appeared on the census of 18 Apr 1910 in the household of Fred Mc. Howard and Missouri Frances Bess at Alleghany Station, Alleghany Co, VA.1 
(Witness) Census24 Jan 1920 Dora Lee Howard appeared on the census of 24 Jan 1920 in the household of Fred Mc. Howard and Missouri Frances Bess at Minden, Fayette Co, WV.1 
Marriagecirca 1926 Dora Lee Howard married Allen Mansfield Bess, son of Charles L. Bess and Mary F. Oiler, circa 1926.1 
Census12 Apr 1930 Dora Lee Howard and Allen Mansfield Bess appeared on the census as head of household at Leslie, Greenbrier Co, WV, on 12 Apr 1930.1 
Census29 Apr 1940 Dora Lee Howard and Allen Mansfield Bess appeared on the census as head of household at Glen Jean, Fayette Co, WV, on 29 Apr 1940.1 
Residence*27 Apr 1942 Allen Mansfield Bess and Dora Lee Howard resided at Scarbro, Fayette Co, WV, on 27 Apr 1942.3 
Residence*1 Apr 1961 She resided at Oak Hill, Fayette Co, WV, on 1 Apr 1961.4 
(informant) Death1 Apr 1961 Dora was informant for the death of Allen Mansfield Bess at Oak Hill, Fayette Co, WV, on 1 Apr 1961.5,4 
Death*May 1982 Dora died in May 1982 at age 74. Last residence: Fayetteville, Fayette Co, WV.6 

Census Records Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
18 Apr 1910Alleghany Station, Alleghany Co, VAFred Mc. Howard, Missouri Frances Bess, Dora Lee Howard and Stella L. Bess1
24 Jan 1920Minden, Fayette Co, WVFred Mc. Howard, Missouri Frances Bess, Dora Lee Howard and Samuel Howard1
12 Apr 1930Leslie, Greenbrier Co, WVAllen Mansfield Bess, Dora Lee Howard, Mary Isabelle Bess and Mansfield Allen Bess1
29 Apr 1940Glen Jean, Fayette Co, WVAllen Mansfield Bess, Dora Lee Howard and Mansfield Allen Bess1

Family

Allen Mansfield Bess b. Oct 1886, d. 1 Apr 1961
Marriagecirca 1926 Dora Lee Howard married Allen Mansfield Bess, son of Charles L. Bess and Mary F. Oiler, circa 1926.1 
Children

Citations

  1. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, online at ancestry.com.
  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. [S2696] WWII Draft Registration Cards, 1940-1947 (www.ancestry.com),.
  4. [S237] Obituary, Allen Mansfield Bess, Beckley (WV) Raleigh Register, Monday, 3 April 1961.
  5. [S2683] WV Death Certificate online at www.wvculture.org,.
  6. [S1] Social Security Administration., Social Security Death Index (Online at www.ancestry.com),.
  7. [S2712] WV Marriages Fayette Co, WV.

Samuel Howard1

M, #44803, b. circa 1910
FatherFred Mc. Howard1 b. circa 1882
MotherMissouri Frances Bess1 b. Feb 1880
Birth*circa 1910 Samuel Howard was born circa 1910 at VA.1 
 He was the son of Fred Mc. Howard and Missouri Frances Bess.1 
(Witness) Census24 Jan 1920 Samuel Howard appeared on the census of 24 Jan 1920 in the household of Fred Mc. Howard and Missouri Frances Bess at Minden, Fayette Co, WV.1 

Census Records Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
24 Jan 1920Minden, Fayette Co, WVFred Mc. Howard, Missouri Frances Bess, Dora Lee Howard and Samuel Howard1

Citations

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

John B. Webb1

M, #44804, b. circa 1888
Birth*circa 1888 John B. Webb was born circa 1888 at Craig Co, VA.1 
Marriage*25 Dec 1912 He married Stella L. Bess at Alleghany Co, VA, on 25 Dec 1912. John B. Webb, age 24, widowed, b. Craig Co, VA, par. C.T. & Lou Webb; Stella Bess, age 26, single, b. Alleghany Co, VA, par. Aleck & Frances Bess.1 
Employment*Feb 1920 Occupation: laborer in Feb 1920 at Covington Dist, Alleghany Co, VA. Tannery.2 
Census*27 Feb 1920 John B. Webb and Stella L. Bess appeared on the census as head of household at Covington Dist, Alleghany Co, VA, on 27 Feb 1920.2 

Census Records Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
27 Feb 1920Covington Dist, Alleghany Co, VAJohn B. Webb, Stella L. Bess, Blanche Webb, Albert F. Webb and Norman H. Webb2

Family 1

Children
  • Blanche Webb2
  • Albert F. Webb2

Family 2

Stella L. Bess b. Nov 1886
Child

Citations

  1. [S230] Marriages, Civil Records Ancestry.com. Virginia, Select Marriages, 1785-1940 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc, 2014.
  2. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, online at ancestry.com.

Norman H. Webb1

M, #44808, b. 1919
FatherJohn B. Webb1 b. circa 1888
MotherStella L. Bess1 b. Nov 1886
Birth*1919 Norman was born at VA in 1919. 1920 census age 10/12.1 
 He was the son of John B. Webb and Stella L. Bess.1 
(Witness) Census27 Feb 1920 Norman H. Webb appeared on the census of 27 Feb 1920 in the household of John B. Webb and Stella L. Bess at Covington Dist, Alleghany Co, VA.1 

Census Records Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
27 Feb 1920Covington Dist, Alleghany Co, VAJohn B. Webb, Stella L. Bess, Blanche Webb, Albert F. Webb and Norman H. Webb1

Citations

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