Doddridge County Roots

A West Virginia Genealogy

Family: Charles John AULT / Dora Belle (Sullivan) MCCONNELL (F53966)

m. 20 Nov 1909


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  • Father | Male
    Charles John AULT

    Born  20 Dec 1869  Pittsburgh, Allegheny Co, PA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  3 Jan 1936  Huntington, Cabell Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    Spring Hill Cemetery, Huntington, Cabell Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location
    Married  20 Nov 1909  [1]  Grafton, Taylor Co, WV  [1] Find all individuals with events at this location
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    Mother | Female
    Dora Belle (Sullivan) MCCONNELL

    Born  17 Jan 1892  Central District, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  25 Jan 1987  Hillsborough Co, FL Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried     
    Father   
    Mother  Elizabeth Olive "Ollie" SULLIVAN | F53965 Group Sheet 

    Child 1 | Female
    Sarah Virginia AULT

    Born  17 Sep 1910  West Union, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  30 Sep 1995  Hillsborough Co, FL Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried     
    Spouse  Carl Plummer CLARY | F55463 
    Married  29 Sep 1928  Huntington, Cabell Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 2 | Female
    Mary Phyllis AULT

    Born  18 Nov 1911  West Union, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  Sep 1974  San Diego Co, CA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried     
    Spouse  Loman A. SWANN | F55464 
    Married     

    Child 3 | Female
    Frances Roberta AULT

    Born  10 May 1914  West Union, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  25 Jul 1954  Alameda Co, CA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    Mountain View Cemetery, Oakland, Alameda Co, CA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  ___ LAZAR | F55465 
    Married     

    Child 4 | Male
    Robert Franklin AULT

    Born  24 Jan 1918  West Union, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  4 Feb 1981  Los Angeles Co, CA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    Joshua Memorial Park, Lancaster, Los Angeles Co, CA Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 5 | Female
    Lois Jean Edna AULT

    Born  28 Apr 1920  West Union, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  29 Aug 2001   
    Buried  BIBLE MAUSOLEUM  Greenwood Memorial Park, San Diego, San Diego Co, CA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  ___ HILL | F55480 
    Married     
    Spouse  Julian John MEDINA | F55481 
    Married     

  • Notes 
    • The birth record of Dora Sullivan identifies her as the daughter of Ollie Sullivan, the nickname of Elizabeth Olive Sullivan. According to the 1939 obituary of Ollie's aunt Rebecca Elizabeth Bennett, Ollie had married a Smith and was living in Indianapolis. But in the 1900 Census of West Union, Dora Sullivan was identified as an orphan and residing in the home of Robert J. and Sarah J. (Moore) McConnell, to whom she was not related. When Dora married Charles Ault in 1909, her name in the marriage record was Dora Belle McConnell.

      1900 Census, Doddridge Co, WV (Town of West Union), enumerated on Jun 1 1900:
      Robert J. McConnell, 58, b. Dec 1841 in Md. (father b. Germany, mother b. Md.), miller, married 26 yrs; wife Sarah J, 53, b. Mar 1846 in WVa (both parents b. WVa), milliner, married 26 yrs, mother of 1 child (still living); orphan Dora Sullivan, 8, b. Jan 1891 in WVa (both parents b. WVa).

      1910 Census, Doddridge Co, WV (Town of West Union), enumerated on Aug 9, 10 and 11 1910:
      Charles Ault, 35, b. Pa, glass worker (blower), married 2 yrs (1st marriage); wife Dora Ault, 19, b. WVa, married 2 yrs (1st marriage), no children; servant Feteth Lewis, 24, b. WVa, single, servant girl; servant Maggie Prichard, 21, b. WVa, single, servant girl; cook Anna Flesher, 40, b. Pa, single, hotel cook; lodger Edward Burkhart, 41, b. Pa, single, glass worker (flattener); lodger John Burkhart, 40, b. Pa, single, glass worker (blower); lodger John Fleckner, 35, b. Ohio, single, glass worker (blower); lodger R. U. Shafer (? - entry smudged), 30, b. NJ, single, glass worker (blower); roomer William Roberts, 50, b. NJ, widowed, glass worker (blower); roomer Albert Roberts, 21, b. Md, single, glass worker (snapper); roomer George Roberts, 18, b. NY, single, glass worker (gather boy).

      1920 Census, Doddridge Co, WV (West Union District), enumerated on Jan 29 1920:
      Charles Ault, 47, blower in glass plant; wife Dora, 28; dau Virginia, 9; dau Mary, 8; dau Frances, 5; son Robert, 1y 10m. All born in West Virginia except Charles, born in Pennsylvania.

  • Sources 
    1. [S2299] Taylor County Marriage Records, Grafton, WV, MR p. 13, Line 33 : http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_view.aspx?Id=11212986&Type=Marriage.
      Identified as Charles John Ault, 34, b. Pittsburgh Pa., res. West Union WVa; and Dora Belle McConnell, 18, b. Doddridge Co, res. Taylor Co. Married Nov 20 1909 in Grafton, officiated by J. H. Flanagan. Consent of mother provided.