Doddridge County Roots

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Doris May DOWNS

Female 1906 - 1991  (84 years)


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  • Name Doris May DOWNS 
    Born 14 Aug 1906  Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Female 
    Census 1910, 1920  McClellan District, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence 1925  Big Battle (Salem), Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Census 1930, 1940  McClellan District, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence Lynnville, Giles Co, TN Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Residence Salem, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Died 15 Feb 1991  [2
    Buried Center Point Christian Church Cemetery, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Notes 
    • 1930 Census, Doddridge Co, WV (McClellan District), enumerated on Apr 2 1930 at Big Battle:
      Charlie E. Benedum, 58, farmer, age 55 at first marriage; wife Effa L. Benedum, 54, age 51 at first marriage; stepson John S. Downs, 12; stepdau Doris M. Ford, 23, widowed; granddau Lorena Ford, 5y 11m; granddau Maxidena, 4y 10m.
    Person ID I23563  Doddridge County Roots
    Last Modified 9 Feb 2020 

    Father John Seymour "Jack" DOWNS,   b. 15 Nov 1869, Marion Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1917  (Age 47 years) 
    Mother Effa Landora CURREY,   b. 23 Apr 1875, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1944  (Age 68 years) 
    Married 18 Aug 1894  Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F25667  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Frank FORD,   b. 3 Aug 1903, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Sep 1925, Reynoldsville, Harrison Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 22 years) 
    Married 21 Jan 1923  Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Children 
    +1. Lorena May FORD,   b. 2 Apr 1924, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Jul 2012, Bridgeport, Harrison Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years)
    +2. Maxidena I. "Mac" FORD,   b. 25 May 1925, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Sep 2014, Salem, Harrison Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years)
    Documents
    61772_FrankFord_DorisMDowns_MarriageRecord_21Jan1923.jpg
    61772_FrankFord_DorisMDowns_MarriageRecord_21Jan1923.jpg
    Family ID F25659  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Enoch Stephen HYDE,   b. 6 Jun 1865, Harrison Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Sep 1958, Salem, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 93 years)  [6, 7
    Married 14 Aug 1933  Flint, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Children 
    +1. Enoch Stephen HYDE, Jr.,   b. 6 Sep 1933, Ashley, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Jul 2002, Chowan Co, NC Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years)
    +2. Effa Ann HYDE,   b. 30 May 1935,   d. 5 Mar 2015  (Age 79 years)
    +3. Lulu Bell "Lou" HYDE,   b. 10 Mar 1937, Big Battle (Salem), Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Mar 1994, Clarksburg, Harrison Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 57 years)
     4. Living
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    Documents
    23562_EnochSHyde_DorisMayDownsFord_MarriageRecord_14Aug1933.jpg
    23562_EnochSHyde_DorisMayDownsFord_MarriageRecord_14Aug1933.jpg
    Family ID F8806  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 3 Clarence Earl SWIGER,   b. 9 Sep 1912, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Jun 1992  (Age 79 years) 
    Married 30 Mar 1963  Salem, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Documents
    61800_ClarenceESwiger_DorisDownsFordHyde_MarriageRecord_30Mar1963.jpg
    61800_ClarenceESwiger_DorisDownsFordHyde_MarriageRecord_30Mar1963.jpg
    Family ID F25674  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1925 - Big Battle (Salem), Doddridge Co, WV Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 14 Aug 1933 - Flint, Doddridge Co, WV Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - - Lynnville, Giles Co, TN Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Center Point Christian Church Cemetery, Doddridge Co, WV Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S1554] Doddridge County Marriage Records, West Union, WV.

    2. [S15] Social Security Death Index.

    3. [S1553] Doddridge County Birth Records, West Union, WV.

    4. [S110] Obituary of husband.

    5. [S934] Findagrave.com.

    6. [S1564] Obituary of daughter.

    7. [S1583] Marriage record of daughter.