Doddridge County Roots

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Benjamin Franklin ZINN

Male 1895 -


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  • Name Benjamin Franklin ZINN 
    Born 24 Oct 1895  Washington Co, PA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4
    • Birth date given in 1900 Census as Oct 1894, but in WW I draft registration as Oct 24 1895. Birthplace in both cases given as Pennsylvania.
    Gender Male 
    Census 1900  Central District, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Census 1910  Clay District, Ritchie Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Occupation 1917  [1
    brakeman at B & O Railroad 
    Residence 1917  Grafton, Taylor Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Census 1920  Grafton, Taylor Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Marital status: Widowed. He was married at the time of his June 1917 WW I draft registration, but his marital status was divorced in his 1924 marriage record.
    Residence 1924  Grafton, Taylor Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Person ID I52553  Doddridge County Roots
    Last Modified 14 Dec 2014 

    Father Benjamin F. ZINN,   b. 23 Sep 1860, Marion Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1900  (Age 39 years) 
    Mother West Virginia BEE,   b. 1 Jan 1863,   d. 15 Mar 1953, Grafton, Taylor Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years) 
    Married 9 Nov 1884  Greenwood, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F20318  Group Sheet

    Family Mattie Hazel JACKSON,   b. CA 1900, Grafton, Taylor Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 18 Mar 1924  Taylor Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Family ID F4633  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1917 - Grafton, Taylor Co, WV Link to Google Earth
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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. [S2024] 1900 Census, Doddridge County, WV (Central District).

    3. [S2216] 1920 Census, Taylor County, WV.

    4. [S2299] Taylor County Marriage Records, Grafton, WV.