Benjamin H. Danforth1,2

M, b. 26 September 1907, d. July 1972
     Benjamin H. Danforth was born on 26 September 1907 in West Virginia.3,4,1,2,5 He was the son of Robert Ambrose Danforth and Louisa N. "Louise" McClead.1 Benjamin H. Danforth died in July 1972 in Denver, Denver, Colorado, at age 64.
Last Edited3 May 2011
Father*Robert Ambrose Danforth1 b. 24 Oct 1870, d. 17 Jul 1940
Mother*Louisa N. "Louise" McClead1 b. 20 Apr 1874, d. 26 Aug 1940
     Benjamin H. Danforth began military service on 24 September 1942 in Huntington, West Virginia.4

Citations

  1. [S1638] Census: 1910 Summit, Ohio, Barberton, Norton Township, District 0195, May 2, 1910, HH#95-106
    Dandorth, Robert, 36, married once, married 18 years, WV US WV
    wife Luisa, 35, married once, married 16 years, 8 children, 5 living, WV OH WV
    daughter Ethel A., 14, WV WV WV
    son Robert, 9, WV WV WV
    son Charlie, 7, WV WV WV
    son Albert L., 5, WV WV WV
    son Benjamin, 2, WV WV WV
    lodger Dotson, Elmer, 19, US US US.
  2. [S2455] Census: 1920 Wood, West Virginia, Parkersburg, January 12, 1920, HH#126-142
    Danforth, Robert A., 50, OH RI OH
    wife Louisa N., 44, OH WV WV
    son Charles A., 16, OH OH OH
    son Albert L., 14, WV OH OH
    son Benjamin H., 12, WV OH OH
    daughter Evelyn, 6, WV OH OH.
  3. [S27] Ancestry.com: Social Security Death Index, Name: Benjamin Danforth
    SSN: 233-26-4675
    Last Residence: 80211 Denver, Denver, Colorado, United States of America
    Born: 26 Sep 1907
    Died: Jul 1972
    State (Year) SSN issued: West Virginia (Before 1951).
  4. [S616] Ancestry.com: U.S. World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946 Records, Name: Benjamin H Danforth
    Birth Year: 1907
    Race: White, Citizen (White)
    Nativity State or Country: West Virginia
    State of Residence: West Virginia
    Enlistment Date: 24 Sep 1942
    Enlistment State: Virginia
    Enlistment City: Huntington West
    Branch: Branch Immaterial - Warrant Officers, USA
    Branch Code: Branch Immaterial - Warrant Officers, USA
    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
    Component: Selectees (Enlisted Men)
    Source: Civil Life
    Education: Grammar school
    Marital Status: Separated, without dependents
    Height: 67
    Weight: 128.
  5. [S671] Census: 1930 Wood, West Virginia, Parkersburg, District 11, April 15, 1930, HH#248-266
    Danforth, Robert, 57, OH OH OH
    wife Louisa, 56, WV WV WV
    son Benjamin, 22, WV WV WV
    granddaughter Nellie V., 6, WV WV WV.

Evelyn Virginia Danforth1,2

F, b. 4 July 1913, d. October 1985
     Evelyn Virginia Danforth was born on 4 July 1913 in West Virginia.3,2,4 She was the daughter of Robert Ambrose Danforth and Louisa N. "Louise" McClead.2 Evelyn Virginia Danforth married Leonard Henna Merritt on 27 July 1929 in Parkersburg, Wood, West Virginia.1 Evelyn Virginia Danforth died in October 1985 in Wheeling, Ohio, West Virginia, at age 72.3
Last Edited26 Apr 2012
Father*Robert Ambrose Danforth2 b. 24 Oct 1870, d. 17 Jul 1940
Mother*Louisa N. "Louise" McClead2 b. 20 Apr 1874, d. 26 Aug 1940

Child of Evelyn Virginia Danforth and Leonard Henna Merritt

Citations

  1. [S606] Marriage Records: WV, Division of Culture and History, July 27, 1929 in Parkersburg, Wood County, West Virginia by E. W. Jefferson
    Merritt, Leonard Henna, 25, b. Ritchie County, West Virginia, resides Parkersburg, Wood County, West Virginia
    Danforth, Evelyn Virginia, 16, b. Wood County, West Virginia, resides Parkersburg, Wood County, West Virginia
    [Consent of Father - R. A. Danforth 7/4/1913].
  2. [S2455] Census: 1920 Wood, West Virginia, Parkersburg, January 12, 1920, HH#126-142
    Danforth, Robert A., 50, OH RI OH
    wife Louisa N., 44, OH WV WV
    son Charles A., 16, OH OH OH
    son Albert L., 14, WV OH OH
    son Benjamin H., 12, WV OH OH
    daughter Evelyn, 6, WV OH OH.
  3. [S27] Ancestry.com: Social Security Death Index, Name: Evelyn Merritt
    SSN: 234-42-4172
    Last Residence: 26003 Wheeling, Ohio, West Virginia, United States of America
    Born: 4 Jul 1913
    Died: Oct 1985
    State (Year) SSN issued: West Virginia (Before 1951).
  4. [S671] Census: 1930 Wood, West Virginia, Parkersburg, District 15, April 12, 1930, HH#303-322
    Merritt, Leonard M., 25, age at first marriage 23, WV WV WV
    wife Evelyn V., 18, age at first marriage 16, WV WV WV
    daughter Betty L., 3/12, WV WV WV.

Unnamed Danforth1

M, b. 2 May 1897, d. before 1910
     Unnamed Danforth was born on 2 May 1897 in Parkersburg, Wood, West Virginia.1 He was the son of Robert Ambrose Danforth and Louisa N. "Louise" McClead.1 Unnamed Danforth died before 1910.2
Last Edited3 May 2011
Father*Robert Ambrose Danforth1 b. 24 Oct 1870, d. 17 Jul 1940
Mother*Louisa N. "Louise" McClead1 b. 20 Apr 1874, d. 26 Aug 1940

Citations

  1. [S536] Birth Records: WV, Division of Culture and History, Unnamed Male Danforth, born May 2, 1897 in Parkersburg, Wood County, West Virginia, s/o Robert Danforth (brickyard hand) and Louisa Danforth.
  2. [S1638] Census: 1910 Summit, Ohio, Barberton, Norton Township, District 0195, May 2, 1910, HH#95-106
    Dandorth, Robert, 36, married once, married 18 years, WV US WV
    wife Luisa, 35, married once, married 16 years, 8 children, 5 living, WV OH WV
    daughter Ethel A., 14, WV WV WV
    son Robert, 9, WV WV WV
    son Charlie, 7, WV WV WV
    son Albert L., 5, WV WV WV
    son Benjamin, 2, WV WV WV
    lodger Dotson, Elmer, 19, US US US.

Jennie Virginia Wells1

F, b. circa 1898
     Jennie Virginia Wells was born circa 1898 in Jackson, West Virginia.1 She married Charles Andrew "Charlie" Danforth, son of Robert Ambrose Danforth and Louisa N. "Louise" McClead, on 10 April 1922 in Parkersburg, Wood, West Virginia.1
Last Edited26 Apr 2012

Family: Jennie Virginia Wells and Charles Andrew "Charlie" Danforth

Citations

  1. [S606] Marriage Records: WV, Division of Culture and History, April 10, 1922 in Parkersburg, Wood County, West Virginia by John C. Killian
    Danforth, Charles Andrew, 19, b. Washington County, Ohio, resides Parkersburg, Wood County, West Virginia
    Wells, Jessie Virginia, 24, b. Jackson County, West Virginia, resides Parkersburg, Wood County, West Virginia.

Virgie Taylor1

F, b. 29 January 1909, d. 19 July 1991
     Virgie Taylor was born on 29 January 1909 in Wirt, West Virginia.2,1 She married Charles Andrew "Charlie" Danforth, son of Robert Ambrose Danforth and Louisa N. "Louise" McClead, on 25 July 1936.1 Virgie Taylor died on 19 July 1991 at age 82.2
Last Edited26 Apr 2012

Family: Virgie Taylor and Charles Andrew "Charlie" Danforth

Citations

  1. [S606] Marriage Records: WV, Division of Culture and History, July 25, 1936 in Parkersburg, Wood County, West Virginia by W. J. Judy
    Danforth, Charles Andrew, 32, divorced, b. Washington County, Ohio, resides Parkersburg, Wood County, West Virginia
    Taylor, Virgia, 27, divorced, b. Wirt County, West Virginia, resides Parkersburg, Wood County, West Virginia.
  2. [S27] Ancestry.com: Social Security Death Index, Name: Virgie Danforth
    SSN: 233-26-7428
    Born: 29 Jan 1909
    Died: 19 Jul 1991
    State (Year) SSN issued: West Virginia (Before 1951).

Leonard Henna Merritt1

M, b. 31 October 1902, d. 9 March 1994
     Leonard Henna Merritt was born on 31 October 1902 in Ritchie, West Virginia.2,1,3 He married Evelyn Virginia Danforth, daughter of Robert Ambrose Danforth and Louisa N. "Louise" McClead, on 27 July 1929 in Parkersburg, Wood, West Virginia.1 Leonard Henna Merritt died on 9 March 1994 in Wheeling, Ohio, West Virginia, at age 91.2
Last Edited3 May 2011

Child of Leonard Henna Merritt and Evelyn Virginia Danforth

Citations

  1. [S606] Marriage Records: WV, Division of Culture and History, July 27, 1929 in Parkersburg, Wood County, West Virginia by E. W. Jefferson
    Merritt, Leonard Henna, 25, b. Ritchie County, West Virginia, resides Parkersburg, Wood County, West Virginia
    Danforth, Evelyn Virginia, 16, b. Wood County, West Virginia, resides Parkersburg, Wood County, West Virginia
    [Consent of Father - R. A. Danforth 7/4/1913].
  2. [S27] Ancestry.com: Social Security Death Index, Name: Leonard H. Merritt
    SSN: 234-03-9457
    Last Residence: 26003 Wheeling, Ohio, West Virginia, United States of America
    Born: 31 Oct 1902
    Died: 9 Mar 1994
    State (Year) SSN issued: West Virginia (Before 1951).
  3. [S671] Census: 1930 Wood, West Virginia, Parkersburg, District 15, April 12, 1930, HH#303-322
    Merritt, Leonard M., 25, age at first marriage 23, WV WV WV
    wife Evelyn V., 18, age at first marriage 16, WV WV WV
    daughter Betty L., 3/12, WV WV WV.

Betty L. Merritt1

F, b. 1930
     Betty L. Merritt was born in 1930 in Wood, West Virginia.1 She is the daughter of Leonard Henna Merritt and Evelyn Virginia Danforth.1
Last Edited3 May 2011
Father*Leonard Henna Merritt1 b. 31 Oct 1902, d. 9 Mar 1994
Mother*Evelyn Virginia Danforth1 b. 4 Jul 1913, d. Oct 1985

Citations

  1. [S671] Census: 1930 Wood, West Virginia, Parkersburg, District 15, April 12, 1930, HH#303-322
    Merritt, Leonard M., 25, age at first marriage 23, WV WV WV
    wife Evelyn V., 18, age at first marriage 16, WV WV WV
    daughter Betty L., 3/12, WV WV WV.

Anna Evelyn Krauss1

F, b. circa 1908
     Anna Evelyn Krauss was born circa 1908 in Doddridge, West Virginia.1 She married Albert Lee Danforth, son of Robert Ambrose Danforth and Louisa N. "Louise" McClead, on 20 December 1929 in Parkersburg, Wood, West Virginia.1
Last Edited26 Apr 2012

Family: Anna Evelyn Krauss and Albert Lee Danforth

Citations

  1. [S606] Marriage Records: WV, Division of Culture and History, December 20, 1929 in Parkersburg, Wood County, West Virginia by Gill I. Nelson
    Danforth, Albert Lee, 24, b. Wood County, West Virginia, resides Parkersburg, Wood County, West Virginia
    Kraukss, Anna Evelyn, 21, b. Doddridge County, West Virginia, resides Parkersburg, Wood County, West Virginia
    [information given by Albert Lee Danforth, Anna Evelyn Krauss and Mrs. Ethel Burke of Wood County, West Virginia].

Jesse James Wilkins1

M, b. 28 February 1897, d. 30 June 1966
     Jesse James Wilkins was born on 28 February 1897 in Hardy, West Virginia.2,1 He was the son of Lionel Wilkins and Barbara Cook.1 Jesse James Wilkins married May Hulver, daughter of B. C. Hulver and Ally (?), on 30 March 1919 in Hardy, West Virginia.3 Jesse James Wilkins married Gladys Miller on 9 November 1930 in Hardy, West Virginia.4 Jesse James Wilkins married Della Marie Wilkins on 12 March 1941 in Hardy, West Virginia.5 Jesse James Wilkins died on 30 June 1966 in Baker, Hardy, West Virginia, at age 69.6,2 He was buried on 3 July 1966 in Baker, Hardy, West Virginia.6
Last Edited4 May 2011
Father*Lionel Wilkins1 b. c 1860, d. 4 Mar 1898
Mother*Barbara Cook1 b. 1 Apr 1865

Family: Jesse James Wilkins and May Hulver

Children of Jesse James Wilkins and Gladys Miller

Family: Jesse James Wilkins and Della Marie Wilkins

Citations

  1. [S359] Census: 1900 Hardy, West Virginia, Harper, District 35, Image 2, June 1-2, 1900, HH#13-13
    Wilkins, Barbara, May 1864, 36, widowed, 13 children, 6 living, WV WV WV
    daughter Martha, Jun 1882, 17, WV WV WV
    daughter Dora, May 1884, 16, WV WV WV
    son Simon W., Jan 1888, 12, WV WV WV
    daughter Francelia R., Feb 1893, 7, WV WV WV
    son Jessie J., Feb 1896, 4, WV WV WV
    daughter Lula A., Oct 1898, 1, WV WV WV.
  2. [S27] Ancestry.com: Social Security Death Index, Name: Jesse Wilkins
    SSN: 232-22-3120
    Last Residence: 26801 Baker, Hardy, West Virginia, United States of America
    Born: 28 Feb 1897
    Died: Jun 1966
    State (Year) SSN issued: North Carolina or West Virginia (Before 1951).
  3. [S606] Marriage Records: WV, Division of Culture and History, March 30, 1919 in Hardy County, West Virginia by L. H. Miller
    Wilkins, Jesse J., 21, single, b. Hardy County, West Virginia, resides in Needmore, Hardy County, West Virginia, s/o Lyone & Barbra Wilkins
    Hulver, May, 22, single, b. Hardy County, West Virginia, resides Baker, Hardy County, West Virginia, d/o B. C. & Ally Hulver.
  4. [S606] Marriage Records: WV, Division of Culture and History, November 9, 1930 in Hardy County, West Virginia by L. H. Miller
    Wilkins, Jesse J., 35, b. Hardy County, West Virginia, resides Hardy County, West Virginia
    Miller, Gladys, 25, b. Hardy County, West Virginia, resides Hardy County, West Virginia.
  5. [S606] Marriage Records: WV, Division of Culture and History, March 12, 1941 in Lost River, Hardy County, West Virginia by James E. Hodges
    Wilkins, Jesse James, 44, b. Hardy County, West Virginia, resides Hardy County, West Virginia, s/o Lionel Wilkins & Barbary Wilkins
    Reynolds, Della Maries, 24, b. Hardy County, West Virginia, resides Hardy County, West Virginia, d/o Thomas Reynolds & Mary Reynolds.
  6. [S537] Death Records: WV Division of Culture and History, http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_select.aspx, Jesse James Wilkins, age 69, married farmer, died June 30, 1966 in Baker, Hardy County, West Virginia. Buried July 3, 1966 in Baker, Hardy County, West Virginia.
  7. [S2632] Denise Diederich, Email to John Teets, 5/1/2011, Teets Family & Ancestry - Person Page 992.

May Hulver1

F, b. circa 1897
     May Hulver was born circa 1897 in Hardy, West Virginia.1 She is the daughter of B. C. Hulver and Ally (?)1 May Hulver married Jesse James Wilkins, son of Lionel Wilkins and Barbara Cook, on 30 March 1919 in Hardy, West Virginia.1
Last Edited26 Apr 2012
Father*B. C. Hulver1
Mother*Ally (?)1

Family: May Hulver and Jesse James Wilkins

Citations

  1. [S606] Marriage Records: WV, Division of Culture and History, March 30, 1919 in Hardy County, West Virginia by L. H. Miller
    Wilkins, Jesse J., 21, single, b. Hardy County, West Virginia, resides in Needmore, Hardy County, West Virginia, s/o Lyone & Barbra Wilkins
    Hulver, May, 22, single, b. Hardy County, West Virginia, resides Baker, Hardy County, West Virginia, d/o B. C. & Ally Hulver.