Doddridge County Roots

A West Virginia Genealogy

John Calvin DOTSON

Male 1881 - 1939  (58 years)


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  • Name John Calvin DOTSON  [1, 2
    Born 13 Mar 1881  Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    Gender Male 
    Census 1910  West Union District, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 1920  Doe Run (West Union), Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 1930  Central District, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Occupation glass factory worker  [2
    Died 16 Jun 1939  Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Buried Blockhouse Hill Cemetery (IOOF section), West Union, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I1228  Doddridge County Roots
    Last Modified 29 Mar 2014 

    Father Frederick Rymer DOTSON,   b. 25 Oct 1859, Doddridge Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Jun 1933, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years) 
    Mother Ruth Henrietta WEEKLEY,   b. 20 Mar 1860, Tyler Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 May 1921, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years) 
    Married 19 Dec 1880  Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F10346  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Hannah Lee Belle HUSK,   b. 11 Mar 1888, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 May 1969, Parkersburg, Wood Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Married 9 Jun 1907  Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Divorced Y  [7, 8
    Children 
     1. Zelma Erma DOTSON,   b. 9 Feb 1908, West Union, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef May 1979  (Age 71 years)
     2. (Infant male) DOTSON,   b. 16 Oct 1910, West Union, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Nov 1910, West Union, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     3. Helen Agnes DOTSON,   b. 13 Nov 1912, West Union, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Dec 1991  (Age 79 years)
     4. Nathan Walter "Huff" DOTSON,   b. 30 Mar 1915, West Union, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Aug 2000, Parkersburg, Wood Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years)
     5. Vivian DOTSON,   d. IN INFANCY
     6. John Calvin DOTSON, Jr.,   b. 17 May 1920, West Union, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location
    Family ID F397  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1920 - Doe Run (West Union), Doddridge Co, WV Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Blockhouse Hill Cemetery (IOOF section), West Union, Doddridge Co, WV Link to Google Earth
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  • Documents
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    1228_DOTSON_JohnCalvin_1881-1939_Obit.jpg

  • Sources 
    1. [S692] Obituary of wife.

    2. [S1775] Walter A. Dotson (1950-2011), Louisville, OH.

    3. [S2569] West Virginia Births Index, 1853-1969 [database on-line], (Ancestry.com).

    4. [S1554] Doddridge County Marriage Records, West Union, WV, MR Bk 8, p. 27.

    5. [S1752] Obituary - At home.

    6. [S1554] Doddridge County Marriage Records, West Union, WV, MR Bk 8, p. 27.
      Groom identified as John C. Dotson, age 26, b. Doddridge Co. Bride identified as Hannah Husk, age 19, b. Ritchie Co. Ceremony held Jun 9 1907 "at Husks of Bluestone." Informant: W. W. Husk.

    7. [S1967] Record of wife's remarriage.

    8. [S2078] 1930 Census, Doddridge County, WV (Central District).