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Lelia Martha SULLIVAN

Female 1880 - 1953  (72 years)


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  • Name Lelia Martha SULLIVAN 
    Born 14 Apr 1880  Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    • Both her date and place of birth are given incorrectly in her death record and obituary, which state Apr 14 1879 in Pennsylvania. All other records show her birthplace as West Virginia, specifically in Doddridge County. The 1880 Census, enumerated on Jun 2 1880, gives her age as 2 months, while the 1900 Census states her birth date as May 1880.
    Gender Female 
    Census 1880, 1900  West Union District, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 1910, 1930  West Union, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence West Union, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Died 15 Mar 1953  St. Marys, Pleasants Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5
    • From her obituary, West Union Herald, Thursday, March 19,1953:

      MRS. M. LELIA MCCONNELL DIES AFTER SHORT ILLNESS
      Mrs. Martha Lelia McConnell, 73, of West Union, passed away with a sudden heart attack at 1:00 p.m. Sunday, March 15. She died near St. Marys while riding in the Smith-Doak ambulance, while enroute to her home from a Parkersburg hospital. She had been a patient there for the past two weeks for observation and treatment.
    Buried Masonic Memorial Park Cemetery, Crystal Lake (West Union), WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID I80880  Doddridge County Roots
    Last Modified 19 Jun 2019 

    Father James "Jim" SULLIVAN,   b. CA 1846, Baltimore, MD Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother Nancy Ann BENNETT,   b. CACA 1844, Monongalia Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 21 Apr 1868  Clarksburg, Harrison Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F43998  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Joseph E. MCCONNELL,   b. 10 May 1876, Harrison Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Dec 1925  (Age 49 years)  [6, 7
    Married 29 Aug 1899  West Union, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Children 
     1. Robert J. MCCONNELL,   b. 13 Jul 1900, West Union, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Jun 1958, Akron, Summit Co, OH Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 57 years)
    +2. Inza Rae MCCONNELL,   b. 5 May 1902, Smithburg, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Jul 1931, Hopemont, Preston Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 29 years)
    +3. Edwin Bruce MCCONNELL,   b. 13 Jul 1911, West Union, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jun 1945, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 33 years)
     4. Elizabeth Lea MCCONNELL,   b. 17 Dec 1912,   d. 30 Nov 1955, West Union, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 42 years)
    +5. Melvin Warren MCCONNELL,   b. 10 Oct 1921, West Union, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 May 1977, Clarksburg, Harrison Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 55 years)
    Family ID F34582  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 29 Aug 1899 - West Union, Doddridge Co, WV Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1910, 1930 - West Union, Doddridge Co, WV Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - - West Union, Doddridge Co, WV Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 15 Mar 1953 - St. Marys, Pleasants Co, WV Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Masonic Memorial Park Cemetery, Crystal Lake (West Union), WV Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S1998] 1900 Census, Doddridge County, WV (West Union District).

    2. [S1554] Doddridge County Marriage Records, West Union, WV.

    3. [S14] Obituary.

    4. [S1853] Death Certificate, WV Div of Vital Statistics, WV State Dept of Health, Div of Vital Statistics, (http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_dcsearch.aspx), http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_view.aspx?Id=2150968&Type=Death.

    5. [S2568] West Virginia Deaths Index, 1853-1973 [database on-line], (Ancestry.com).

    6. [S1599] Birth record of son.

    7. [S1567] Marriage record of son.