Doddridge County Roots

A West Virginia Genealogy

Family: James Henry BRITTON/Emma Elizabeth "Lizzie" GRAY (F4186)

m. 5 Apr 1905


Family Information    |    Notes    |    Sources    |    All    |    PDF

  • Father | Male
    James Henry BRITTON

    Born  18 Jun 1877  Wick, Tyler Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  27 Oct 1926  Pennsboro, Ritchie Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried     
    Married  5 Apr 1905  [1]  Tyler Co, WV  [1] Find all individuals with events at this location
    Father  Jarrett BRITTON | F4185 Group Sheet 
    Mother  Eliza Ann PYLES | F4185 Group Sheet 

    Mother | Female
    Emma Elizabeth "Lizzie" GRAY

    Born  15 May 1886  Tyler Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  10 Sep 1963  Parkersburg, Wood Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    Wick Cemetery, Tyler Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location
    Other Spouse  Milford A. MONROE | F51984 
    Married  10 Aug 1927  Pennsboro, Ritchie Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location
    Other Spouse  Henry Franklin "Frank" MASON | F36903 
    Married  24 May 1934  Harrisville, Ritchie Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location
    Father  Walter GRAY | F36902 Group Sheet 
    Mother  Evelyn BELLEVILLE | F36902 Group Sheet 

    Child 1 | Female
    Esther Leotta BRITTON

    Born  28 Jan 1906  Tyler Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  25 Jul 1994  Marietta, Washington Co, OH Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried     
    Spouse  Orin E. OWENS | F14136 
    Married  7 Mar 1923  Ritchie Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 2 | Male
    Gail BRITTON

    Born  8 Jul 1908  Meadville, Tyler Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  22 Dec 1981   
    Buried    Locust Hill Cemetery, Chester, Hancock Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Helen Lillian SMITH | F51981 
    Married  13 Jun 1934  Wellsburg, Brooke Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Helen Erla DAVIS | F51983 
    Married     

    Child 3 | Male
    Asa Donzil BRITTON

    Born  30 Mar 1912  Plum Run, Tyler Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  26 Jan 1977   
    Buried    Columbiana County Memorial Park, Calcutta, OH Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 4 | Female
    Ina Gertrude BRITTON

    Born  Apr 1916  Pennsboro, Ritchie Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  14 Mar 1998   
    Buried    Freeman-Coleman Cemetery, Rt 18 N (Crystal Lake), West Union, WV Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Albert S. KEYS | F51982 
    Married     

    Child 5 | Male
    Alfred Leroy BRITTON

    Born  3 Feb 1920  Pennsboro, Ritchie Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  20 Jun 1975   
    Buried    Wilbur Cemetery, Tyler Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Clarice Isabelle DAVIS | F14129 
    Married  22 Mar 1941  West Union, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 6 | Female
    Louise Florence BRITTON

    Born  8 Mar 1924  Ritchie Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  31 Dec 2002  Marietta, Washington Co, OH Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    Evergreen Cemetery (North) (aka Arlington), Rt 2 N of Parkersburg, Wood Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Paul Haskel BAKER | F36900 
    Married  12 Jan 1942  West Union, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location

  • Notes 
    • 1920 Census, Ritchie County, WV (Clay District, City of Pennsboro), enumerated Feb 1920:
      J. H. Britton, 43, occupation laborer in oil fields; wife Emma, 37; dau Esther, 14; son Gale, 11; son Asa, 7; dau Ina, 3. [2]

  • Sources 
    1. [S1989] Tyler County WV Marriages 1891-1932, (Wes Cochran, 2515 10th Ave, Parkersburg WV 26101 (Apr 1995)).
      Identified as James Britton, 20, of Tyler Co; and Lizzie Gray, 20, of Tyler Co. Married Apr 5 1905.

    2. [S115] Descendants of Wilson Britton, (Richard Lyle "Dickie" Britton (1941-2000) (self-published, 1992)).