Doddridge County Roots

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William N. EDGELL

Male 1846 - 1930  (84 years)


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  • Name William N. EDGELL 
    Born 4 Jan 1846  Wetzel Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Military From 3 Dec 1862 to 16 Jul 1865  [1
    Infantry, Union Army, Civil War 
    Residence 1868  Wetzel Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Census 1880  Harrison Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Occupation 1880  [4
    farmer 
    Census 1900  Sardis District, Harrison Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Occupation 1900  [2
    merchant 
    Occupation 1910  [5
    farmer 
    Census 1910, 1920  Clarksburg, Harrison Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence 1923  Clarksburg, Harrison Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Census 1930  Nutter Fort, Harrison Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 27 Apr 1930  Nutter Fort, Harrison Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 7
    Buried Elkview Masonic Cemetery, Clarksburg, Harrison Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Person ID I106337  Doddridge County Roots
    Last Modified 8 Oct 2017 

    Father James C. EDGELL,   b. 16 Feb 1820, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Aug 1895  (Age 75 years) 
    Mother Mary "Polly" CAIN,   b. 1 Jul 1828,   d. 26 Jul 1898, Harrison Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years) 
    Family ID F41034  Group Sheet

    Family 1 Eady ROBINSON,   b. 29 May 1846, Wallace, Harrison Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Sep 1929, Clarksburg, Harrison Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Married 26 Mar 1868  Harrison Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Divorced Y  [8
    Notes 
    • 1880 Census, Harrison Co, WV, enumerated on Jun 7 1880:
      William L. Edgel, 34, farmer; wife Edeth, 34; son Ulisses C, 11; dau Susana, 9; son Lot O, 7; dau Ida B, 5; dau Mary B, 3.

      1900 Census, Harrison Co, WV (Sardis District), enumerated on Jun 26 1900:
      William N. Edgell, 54, b. Jan 1846, merchant, married 32 yrs; wife Eady, 54, b. May 1846, married 32 yrs, mother of 7 children (all still living); son Ira S, 19, b. May 1881, farm laborer; son Gail G, 12, b. Nov 1897, farm laborer; dau Ida B. Fleming, 25, b. Jul 1874, widowed, mother of 4 children (2 still living); grandson Donnal L. Fleming, 3, b. Aug 1896; grandson William H. Fleming, 1 month, b. May 1900.

      1910 Census, Harrison Co, WV (Sardis District), enumerated on Apr 15 1910:
      Head of household Edith Edgell, 63, farmer, married 41 yrs, mother of 7 children (6 still living); son Gail, 22, single, foreman at sawmill.

      In the 1910 Census of Harrison County, William N. Edgell, 64, farmer (living on own income), married 42 yrs, was enumerated as one of many "roomers" in a hotel at 233 S. Third Street in Clarksburg.

      In the 1920 Census of Harrison County, William N. Edgell, 74, attorney United States Pension, divorced, was enumerated as one of many individuals living alone in a commercial building at West Pike Street in Clarksburg.

      1930 Census, Harrison Co, WV (Clark District, Town of Nutter Fort), enumerated on Apr 7 1930:
      William Edgell, 84, no occupation; wife Viola, 58.
    Children 
    +1. Lott Owen EDGELL,   b. 30 Aug 1872, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef Mar 1939  (Age 66 years)
     2. Ida Belle EDGELL,   b. Jul 1874, Harrison Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location
    Family ID F44445  Group Sheet

    Family 2 Viola V. HUTSON,   b. 5 Mar 1871, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Dec 1942, Nutter Fort, Harrison Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Married 11 Feb 1923  Harrison Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Family ID F49842  Group Sheet

  • Sources 
    1. [S5] Headstone.

    2. [S1980] 1900 Census, Harrison County, WV.

    3. [S1654] Harrison County Marriage Records, Clarksburg, WV, MR p. 52, Line 28 : http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_view.aspx?Id=253643&Type=Marriage.

    4. [S670] 1880 Census, Harrison County, WV.

    5. [S2113] 1910 Census, Harrison County, WV.

    6. [S1654] Harrison County Marriage Records, Clarksburg, WV, http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_view.aspx?Id=30581&Type=Marriage.

    7. [S934] Findagrave.com.

    8. [S1966] Record of husband's remarriage.