Doddridge County Roots

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Eliza Jane ZINN

Female 1870 - 1952  (82 years)


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  • Name Eliza Jane ZINN 
    Born 3 Jul 1870  Oxford, Ritchie Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
    • Death record states birth as Jul 3 1869 in Oxford, West Virginia. But her birth record shows it as Jul 3 1870 in Union Township, Ritchie County. Although generally considered to be in Doddridge County, the community of Oxford straddles the Ritchie-Doddridge. The birth date on her headstone is 1870.
    Gender Female 
    Census 1900, 1910, 1930  Grant District, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 1940  Middle Run, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • In household of son Maynard Sheets and his family.
    Residence From 1950 to 1952  Beaver Twp, Mahoning Co, OH Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Died 5 Jul 1952  Beaver Twp, Mahoning Co, OH Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 6
    Buried South Fork Baptist Church Cemetery, Oxford, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Person ID I81221  Doddridge County Roots
    Last Modified 7 Jun 2018 

    Father William Buckner ZINN,   b. 9 Jul 1842, Lewis Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Aug 1924, Ritchie Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Mother Anna M. WARD,   b. 2 Dec 1845,   d. 27 Feb 1934, Ritchie Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years) 
    Family ID F11400  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Oliver Abraham SHEETS,   b. 11 Mar 1866, Harrison Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Sep 1935, Grant District, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years)  [8
    Married 6 Oct 1892  Ritchie Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Children 
    +1. Maynard Russell SHEETS,   b. 5 Sep 1893, Holbrook, Ritchie Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Aug 1984, Mahoning Co, OH Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years)
     2. Zola P. SHEETS,   b. 6 Jan 1895, Ritchie Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Sep 1974  (Age 79 years)
    +3. William Quay SHEETS,   b. 29 Apr 1897, Ritchie Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Feb 1944, Salem, Harrison Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 46 years)
     4. Homer Benford SHEETS,   b. 26 Jun 1899, Morgansville, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Jul 1963, Massillon, Stark Co, OH Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years)
    Family ID F34724  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 3 Jul 1870 - Oxford, Ritchie Co, WV Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - From 1950 to 1952 - Beaver Twp, Mahoning Co, OH Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 5 Jul 1952 - Beaver Twp, Mahoning Co, OH Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - South Fork Baptist Church Cemetery, Oxford, Doddridge Co, WV Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S1809] Ritchie County Birth Records, Harrisville, WV, BR p. 67, Line 123 : http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_view.aspx?Id=2269231&Type=Birth.

    2. [S2093] 1900 Census, Doddridge County, WV (Grant District).

    3. [S638] Headstone (year only).

    4. [S1821] Ritchie County Marriage Records, Harrisville, WV, MR p. 78, Line 93 : http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_view.aspx?Id=11539955&Type=Marriage.

    5. [S2041] 1930 Census, Doddridge County, WV (Grant District).

    6. [S2395] Ohio Deaths, 1908-1932, 1938-1944, and 1958-2007 (online), (Ancestry.com and Ohio Department of Health).

    7. [S934] Findagrave.com.

    8. [S1604] Death record of son.

    9. [S1821] Ritchie County Marriage Records, Harrisville, WV, MR p. 78, Line 93 : http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_view.aspx?Id=11539955&Type=Marriage.
      Identified as Oliver A. Sheets, 26, b. Harrison Co, res. Ritchie Co; and Eliza J. Zinn, 22, b. & res in Ritchie Co. Married Oct 6 1892 in Ritchie County, officiated by A. J. Robinson.