Doddridge County Roots

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Brida D. SUTTON

Female 1872 - 1918  (46 years)


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  • Name Brida D. SUTTON 
    Born 11 Apr 1872  Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Female 
    Census 1880  New Milton District, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 1900  Coal District, Harrison Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 1910  New Milton District, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence Lick Run, New Milton (Blandville), Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Died 30 Jul 1918  Blandville, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 4, 5
    Buried Middle Island 7th Day Bapt Cem, Sugar Camp, New Milton, Doddridge Co WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I22715  Doddridge County Roots
    Last Modified 25 Jul 2013 

    Father Jeriel D. SUTTON,   b. 3 Mar 1836, Harrison Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 May 1896, Lick Run, New Milton (Blandville), Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years) 
    Mother Tacy Jane DAVIS,   b. 15 Feb 1839, Harrison Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Apr 1928, New Milton, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years) 
    Family ID F11686  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Children 
    +1. Etta Leona SUTTON,   b. 14 Oct 1894, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Nov 1975, Clarksburg, Harrison Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)
    Family ID F24617  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 George Adam ROSS,   b. 29 Mar 1859, Bath Co, VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Feb 1951, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years)  [6
    Married 1897  Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Children 
     1. Roy D. ROSS,   b. CA 1898,   d. CA 1928  (Age ~ 30 years)
    Family ID F8484  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsDied - 30 Jul 1918 - Blandville, Doddridge Co, WV Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Middle Island 7th Day Bapt Cem, Sugar Camp, New Milton, Doddridge Co WV Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
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    Documents
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  • Sources 
    1. [S1553] Doddridge County Birth Records, West Union, WV, BR Bk 1, p. 58.
      Identified as Brida D. Sutton, b. Apr 11 1872, dau of Jeriel & Tacy Jane Sutton. Father's occupation: physician. Original entries misspelled her name Birda and her mother's name as Lacy, but corrections were made to the index entries.

    2. [S5] Headstone.

    3. [S83] Davis - The Settlers of Salem, West Virginia, Susie Davis Nicholson, (Gordon Printing Co, Strasburg OH, 1979 (Revised & Enlarged) < www.wvgenweb.org/harrison/books.htm >), p. 202.

    4. [S1563] Doddridge County Death Records, West Union, WV, DR Bk 2, p. 135.
      Identified as Brida Ross, married, age 47. Died Jul 30 1918 at Blandville of a fractured spine.

    5. [S1773] Doddridge County WV Deaths 1853-1969, (Wes Cochran, 156 Gihon Meadows, Apt 150, Parkersburg, WV 26101).

    6. [S83] Davis - The Settlers of Salem, West Virginia, Susie Davis Nicholson, (Gordon Printing Co, Strasburg OH, 1979 (Revised & Enlarged) < www.wvgenweb.org/harrison/books.htm >), p. 137.

    7. [S1554] Doddridge County Marriage Records, West Union, WV, MR Bk 5, p. 337.
      There is some doubt as to the validity of this marriage. The record shows that G. A. Ross, age 35, born in Doddridge Co [sic], and Brida Sutton, age 25, born in Doddridge Co, were granted a marriage license on July 27 1897, but the "Minister's Return or Indorsement" was not completed to indicate that the ceremony ever took place. Person providing information for the license was identified as C. A. Sutton. George Ross and wife of 4 years, "Bridy," were in the 1900 Census of Harrison County with their son Ray and George's 3 children from his previous marriage. Doddridge County death records, DR 2-135, show Brida Ross, married, age 47, died of a fractured spine at Blandville on Jul 30 1918 (two years before George's marriage to Sarah Melissa Greathouse). Brida was buried at Middle Island 7th Day Baptist Church Cemetery, where George too was buried. Brida's headstone bears the inscription "Brida - Wife of G. A. Ross - Apr 11 1872 - Jul 30 1918." George's obituary, however, made no mention of a wife other than Emma Elizabeth Putnam, although the obituary of Sarah Melissa Greathouse Ross named George as a surviving husband and named his two sons by Emma Putnam as surviving stepchildren.