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Albert Morgan GREATHOUSE

Male 1842 - 1923  (80 years)


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  • Name Albert Morgan GREATHOUSE 
    Census 1880, 1900, 10, 20  New Milton District, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Born 12 Aug 1842  [1
    • Birth date given as Aug 1837 in 1900 Census, but death record and headstone state Aug 12 1842.
    Gender Male 
    Military Pvt, Co E, 6th WV Inf, Civil War  [2, 3, 4
    Census 1850  Harrison Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Occupation farmer  [5, 6
    Died 21 May 1923  [1
    Buried Greenlawn Masonic Cemetery, Clarksburg, Harrison Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I16452  Doddridge County Roots
    Last Modified 1 Nov 2017 

    Father Augustine W. GREATHOUSE,   b. CA 1814, Harrison Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Aug 1893, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 79 years) 
    Mother Margaret WILLIS,   b. 4 Nov 1815, Harrison Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Dec 1898, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Family ID F8430  Group Sheet

    Family Mary Frances POWELL,   b. 1 Mar 1845,   d. 13 Feb 1929, Clarksburg, Harrison Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Married 14 Jun 1866 
    Notes 
    • 1880 Census, Doddridge County WV (New Milton District), enumerated on Jun 28 1880:
      Albert M. Greathouse, 36, farmer; wife Mary F, 33; son Benjamin F, 11; son Perry P, 7; dau Alice V, 9; son Albert, 5; son William H, 3; son Augustus, 1.
      (Note: The sequence of the children and their respective ages are given here exactly as they were written in the census. It appears that the entries for son Perry and dau Alice are in error, since Alice is known from her death record to have been born in Jul 1869, and Perry is known from his obituary to have been born in Sep 1871.)

      1900 Census, Doddridge County WV (New Milton District), enumerated on Jun 11 1900:
      Albert M. Greathouse, b. Aug 1837, farmer, married 35 yrs; wife Mary F, b. Mar 1847, mother of 10 children (9 still living); son William H, b. Nov 1876; son Loyd L, b. Jun 1880; son George, b. Dec 1882; son Freeman, b. Apr 1884.
      The adjoining household is for Augustus Greathouse, b. Aug 1878, farmer, married one year; wife Ida J, b. Mar 1878, no children.

      1910 Census, Doddridge County WV (New Milton District), enumerated on Apr 18-20 1920:
      Albert M. Greathouse, 69, farmer, married 56 yrs; wife Mary F, 66, married 56 yrs, mother of 10 children, 9 still living.

      Item in the column "County Court Proceedings," in the "Doddridge County Republican," Thursday, Apr 29 1915:
      "Inasmuch as the office of overseer of the poor in New Milton District is declared vacant, it is ordered that A. M. Greathouse be appointed overseer of the poor for said district."

      1920 Census, Doddridge County WV (New Milton District):
      Albert M. Greathouse, 76; wife Mary, 74. [7, 8]
    Children 
     1. Benjamin Franklin GREATHOUSE,   b. 1868,   d. 14 Jul 1919, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 51 years)
     2. Alice Virginia GREATHOUSE,   b. 27 Jul 1869, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Sep 1918, Morgantown, Monongalia Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 49 years)
    +3. Perry F. GREATHOUSE,   b. 6 Sep 1871, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Oct 1961, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years)
     4. Albert N. GREATHOUSE,   b. 28 Aug 1874, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Jan 1955, Clarksburg, Harrison Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
    +5. William Henry GREATHOUSE,   b. 24 Nov 1876, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Dec 1956, Clarksburg, Harrison Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
    +6. Augusta Washington GREATHOUSE,   b. 8 Aug 1877, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Feb 1958, Clarksburg, Harrison Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
    +7. Loyd L. GREATHOUSE,   b. Jun 1880, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Mar 1960, Morgantown, Monongalia Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 79 years)
     8. George Harmon GREATHOUSE,   b. 18 Dec 1882, New Milton, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Feb 1971, Clarksburg, Harrison Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years)
     9. Freeman Cromer "Doc" GRATEHOUSE,   b. 20 Apr 1884, New Milton, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Jun 1981  (Age 97 years)
     10. Zerathia GREATHOUSE,   b. 17 Aug 1887,   d. 14 Jul 1888  (Age 0 years)
    Family ID F5922  Group Sheet

  • Photos
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    Documents
    1900 Census, Doddridge Co WV, New Milton Dist, 11Jun1900
    1900 Census, Doddridge Co WV, New Milton Dist, 11Jun1900
    1880 Census, Doddridge Co WV, New Milton Dist, 28Jun1880
    1880 Census, Doddridge Co WV, New Milton Dist, 28Jun1880

  • Sources 
    1. [S5] Headstone.

    2. [S2605] U.S. Civil War Soldiers, 1861-1865 [database online], (National Park Service , Ancestry.com).

    3. [S2587] U.S. Union Soldiers Compiled Service Records, 1861-1865 [database online], (Ancestry.com and National Archives & Records Administration (NARA)).

    4. [S2588] U.S. Civil War Pension Index: General Index to Pension Files, 1861-1934 [database on-line], (Ancestry.com and National Archives & Records Administration).

    5. [S2077] 1900 Census, Doddridge County, WV (New Milton District).

    6. [S2109] 1910 Census, Doddridge County, WV (New Milton District).

    7. [S1604] Death record of son.

    8. [S1570] Obituary of son.