Doddridge County Roots

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Mabel Josephine KESTER

Female 1887 - 1970  (83 years)


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  • Name Mabel Josephine KESTER 
    Born 5 Jul 1887  Volcano, Wood Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Female 
    Census 1900  Grant District, Ritchie Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 1910  Harrisville, Ritchie Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence 1917  Cairo, Ritchie Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Census 1930, 1940  Miami, Gila Co, AZ Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Occupation 1940  [4
    cashier at service station 
    Residence SINCE 1961  Phoenix, Maricopa Co, AZ Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Residence 1922-1961  Miami, Gila Co, AZ Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Died 5 Aug 1970  Phoenix, Maricopa Co, AZ Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Buried GREENWOOD MEM LAWN  Phoenix, Maricopa Co, AZ Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Person ID I2098  Doddridge County Roots
    Last Modified 13 Jul 2015 

    Father James A. KESTER,   b. Jun 1845 
    Mother Mary F. ___,   b. Feb 1845 
    Family ID F33297  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Sylvester Orval PRUNTY,   b. 17 Jul 1878, Oxford, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Feb 1956, Harrisville, Ritchie Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Married 4 Apr 1906  Cairo, Ritchie Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Divorced 1913  [8
    Notes 
    • 1910 Census, Union District, Ritchie Co, WV (Town of Harrisville), enumerated on Apr 15 1910:
      Orval Prunty, 32, lawyer (general practice), married 5 yrs; wife Mabel, 23, married 5 yrs, mother of 2 children (both still living); son Oran, 4; dau Frances, 2.
    Children 
     1. Orean Kester PRUNTY,   b. CA 1906
     2. Frances PRUNTY,   b. 20 Feb 1908, Cairo, Ritchie Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Aug 1970, Phoenix, Maricopa Co, AZ Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years)
    Family ID F16110  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Frank Zachariah PRIDE,   b. 1 Sep 1882,   d. Dec 1968  (Age 86 years) 
    Married 29 Dec 1917  Parkersburg, Wood Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Notes 
    • 1930 Census, Gila County, Arizona (Town of Miami), enumerated on Apr 14 1930 at 1209 Turner Street:
      Frank Z. Pride, 48, b. WVa (father b. WVa, mother b. Md), attendant at service station, age 35 at time of first marriage; wife Mabel K. Pride, 42, b. WVa (both parents b. WVa), age 30 at first marriage; son Oran K. Pride, 23, b. WVa (both parents b. WVa), no occupation, single; dau Frances Pride, 22, b. WVa (both parents b. WVa), stenographer at finance company, divorced (age 19 at time of marriage).

      1940 Census, Gila County, Arizona (Town of Miami), enumerated on Apr 6 1940 at 1207 Turner Street:
      Frank Z. Pride, 57, b. WVa, service station proprietor; wife Mable Pride, 52, b. WVa, cashier at service station; stepdau Frances Turner, 32, b. WVa, bookkeeper at service station, divorced; grandson Aaron R. Turner, 6, b. Arizona.
    Family ID F37894  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 4 Apr 1906 - Cairo, Ritchie Co, WV Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1910 - Harrisville, Ritchie Co, WV Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1917 - Cairo, Ritchie Co, WV Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 29 Dec 1917 - Parkersburg, Wood Co, WV Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - SINCE 1961 - Phoenix, Maricopa Co, AZ Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 5 Aug 1970 - Phoenix, Maricopa Co, AZ Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - GREENWOOD MEM LAWN - Phoenix, Maricopa Co, AZ Link to Google Earth
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  • Documents
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    100059_FrankZachariahPride_MabelKPrunty_MarriageRecord_29Dec1917.jpg

  • Sources 
    1. [S1893] Wood County Birth Records, Parkersburg, WV.

    2. [S2105] 1900 Census, Ritchie County, WV (Grant District).

    3. [S2050] Wood County Marriage Records, Parkersburg, WV.

    4. [S127] 1940 Census.

    5. [S14] Obituary.

    6. [S934] Findagrave.com.

    7. [S1821] Ritchie County Marriage Records, Harrisville, WV, MR p. 376 : http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_view.aspx?Id=11536316&Type=Marriage.
      Identified as S. Orval Prunty, single, 27, b. & res. in Ritchie Co, son of (blank); and Mabel Josephine Kester, single, 19, b. & res. in Ritchie Co, dau of (blank). Married Apr 4 1906 in Cairo, W.Va.

    8. [S1923] Descendants of Barnabus Prunty, Randy E. Prunty, (self-published).

    9. [S2050] Wood County Marriage Records, Parkersburg, WV, MR p. 165 : www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_view.aspx?Id=10254052&Type=Marriage.
      Identified as Frank Zachariah Pride, 34, b. Doddridge Co, res. Pennsboro; and Mrs. Mabel K. Prunty, b. Ritchie Co, res. Cairo. Married Dec 29 1917 in Parkersburg; ceremony performed by E. A. Culley, Minister of the First Presbyterian Church, Parkersburg.