Doddridge County Roots

A West Virginia Genealogy

Dwight Ross LEGGETT

Male 1924 - 1985  (60 years)


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  • Name Dwight Ross LEGGETT 
    Born 25 Feb 1924  Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Census 1930  West Union District, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence St. Cloud, Osceola Co, FL Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Residence FORMERLY  West Union, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Residence 1959  Elm Grove, Ohio Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Military (ENLISTED 6/8/1943)  [1, 3, 4
    Tec 4, U.S. Army, World War II 
    Died 25 Jan 1985  Orlando, Orange Co, FL Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6
    Buried Masonic Memorial Park Cemetery, Crystal Lake (West Union), WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 7
    Notes 
    • Graduate of Doddridge County High School and West Virginia Business College in Clarksburg. He had a lengthy career with C&P Telephone Company, beginning as a commercial representative in Clarksburg in 1942. He subsequently held various commercial department positions in Kingwood, Grafton and Wheeling, transferring to Charleston in Jan 1966 as commercial supervisor on the staff of the general commercial manager. Among others, survived by one grandson, Dwight Ross Leggett II, Fort Wayne, IN. [1, 8]
    Person ID I20778  Doddridge County Roots
    Last Modified 3 Mar 2012 

    Father Frank Francis LEGGETT,   b. 26 Apr 1897, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Sep 1959, Harrison Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years) 
    Mother Lora Edith ROSS,   b. 26 Nov 1899, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Jan 1968, Morgantown, Monongalia Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years) 
    Family ID F7650  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Dorothy Evelyn MCKAIN,   b. 21 May 1926, Parkersburg, Wood Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Nov 2006, Stamford, Fairfield Co, CT Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)  [9
    Married 30 May 1944  Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 10
    Children 
    +1. Michael Dwight LEGGETT,   b. 13 Jun 1950, Morgantown, Monongalia Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Jan 2007, Ida Grove, Ida Co, IA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years)
     2. Patrick Dean LEGGETT,   b. 23 May 1954, Morgantown, Monongalia Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 May 2017, Parkersburg, Wood Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years)
    Family ID F7652  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsResidence - FORMERLY - West Union, Doddridge Co, WV Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1959 - Elm Grove, Ohio Co, WV Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 25 Jan 1985 - Orlando, Orange Co, FL Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Masonic Memorial Park Cemetery, Crystal Lake (West Union), WV Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
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    Documents
    20778_LEGGETT_DwightRoss_NewspaperArticle_30Nov1967.jpg
    20778_LEGGETT_DwightRoss_NewspaperArticle_30Nov1967.jpg

  • Sources 
    1. [S14] Obituary.

    2. [S643] Obituary of father.

    3. [S2512] U.S. World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946, (Ancestry.com and National Archives & Records Administration).

    4. [S97] Cemetery marker.

    5. [S1707] Obituary - Hospital.

    6. [S692] Obituary of wife.

    7. [S1793] West Union WV Cemeteries (Doddridge County), (Wes Cochran, 2515 10th Ave, Parkersburg, WV 26101 (July 1990)).

    8. [S1596] Newspaper article, West Union Herald, Nov 30 1967.

    9. [S110] Obituary of husband.

    10. [S1554] Doddridge County Marriage Records, West Union, WV.