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Ernest WOOFTER

Male 1890 - 1968  (77 years)


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  • Name Ernest WOOFTER 
    Born 30 Mar 1890  Leopold, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Census 1900, 1910  Cove District, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence 1917  Hurst, Lewis Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Census 1920, 1930  Freemans Creek District, Lewis Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Occupation blacksmith  [3
    Occupation 1930  [4
    farmer 
    Residence Clarksburg, Harrison Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Died 11 Mar 1968  Clarksburg, Harrison Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Buried Woofter Cemetery, Fallen Timber, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID I25362  Doddridge County Roots
    Last Modified 23 Jan 2018 

    Father Isaac Newton WOOFTER,   b. 2 Apr 1850, Churchville, Lewis Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Nov 1935, Troy, Cove District, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years) 
    Mother Eliza Jane MCCLUSTER,   b. 29 Apr 1851, Highland Co, VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Mar 1922, Troy, Cove District, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years) 
    Family ID F30774  Group Sheet

    Family Hesther LOWTHER,   b. 8 Mar 1888,   d. 26 Feb 1962, Clarksburg, Harrison Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)  [7
    Children 
    +1. Virgil Willis WOOFTER,   b. 1 Jul 1916, Hurst, Lewis Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Apr 1983  (Age 66 years)
     2. Virginia Mary WOOFTER,   b. CA 1918
     3. Margaret Eliza WOOFTER,   b. CA 1922
     4. James Otis WOOFTER,   b. CA 1924
     5. Lucy Ernestine WOOFTER,   b. CA 1927
     6. Emma Jane WOOFTER,   b. CA 1931
    Family ID F9517  Group Sheet

  • Documents
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  • Sources 
    1. [S1875] World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918, National Archives and Records Administration, (Ancestry.com online database).

    2. [S15] Social Security Death Index.

    3. [S1670] Harrison County Death Records, Clarksburg, WV.

    4. [S2119] 1930 Census, Lewis County, WV.

    5. [S1924] Social Security Death Index.

    6. [S1670] Harrison County Death Records, Clarksburg, WV, DR p. 279-C.
      Identified as Ernest Woofter, 77, widowed, blacksmith, b. March 30 1890, son of Isaac N. Woofter & Elizabeth J. McCluster; died March 11 1968 in Clarksburg, cause of death pulmonary embolism, burial at Woofter Cemeter in Fallen Timber WV. Informant: Jane Butcher, Clarksburg. (Note: Social Security Death Index incorrectly reports death date as May 1968.)

    7. [S1605] Obituary of wife's sister.