Doddridge County Roots

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Grover Ray HARBERT

Male 1889 - 1918  (29 years)


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  • Name Grover Ray HARBERT 
    Born 12 Sep 1889  Folsom, McClellan District, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Census 1900, 1910  McClellan District, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Occupation farm laborer  [4, 5
    Occupation farmer  [1
    Residence 1917  Folsom, McClellan District, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Military From 22 Jul 1918 to 22 Oct 1918  [3, 6, 7
    Pvt, Mobile Het Sec, Mil Pol II Div, US Army, World War I 
    Died 22 Oct 1918  Fort Meade, Anne Arundel Co, MD Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 6
    Cause: influenza, pneumonia 
    Buried Lions Cemetery, Wallace, Harrison Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Notes 
    • Obituary, "Doddridge County Republican," Thursday, November 7, 1918:

      WINS GOLDEN STAR
      Ray Harbert, son of Mr. and Mrs. John Harbert, answered the Grim Messenger's summons and won the Golden Star at Camp Meade, Tuesday, Oct. 22nd, after a brief illness of influenza and pneumonia.

      The bereaved father, one sister, Mrs. Normus Powell of Flint; his stepmother and a family of half-brothers and half-sisters at the old home in McClellan mourn their loss.

      A particularly sad feature in connection with the death of this young man was his father, hearing of his illness, had started to Camp Meade Monday to see him, only to learn on his arrival that his son had passed into that Silent land from whose borne no traveler returns, and that the body ws on its way back to the home.

      The profound sympathy of all loyal men and women goes out to the stricken family in their dark hour of anguish.
    Person ID I121522  Doddridge County Roots
    Last Modified 30 Nov 2018 

    Father John Ervin HARBERT,   b. 17 Jan 1866, Harrison Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Jun 1948, Folsom, McClellan District, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Mother Cora A. HALL,   b. CA 1869, Marion Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef Sep 1904  (Age ~ 35 years) 
    Married 9 Sep 1888  Harrison Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F35558  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: influenza, pneumonia - 22 Oct 1918 - Fort Meade, Anne Arundel Co, MD Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Lions Cemetery, Wallace, Harrison Co, WV Link to Google Earth
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  • Documents
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    121522_HARBERT_Grover-Ray_1889-1918_Wins-Golden-Star.jpg
    121522_HARBERT_Grover-Ray_1889-1918_WW-One_DraftRegistration_5Jun1917.jpg
    121522_HARBERT_Grover-Ray_1889-1918_WW-One_DraftRegistration_5Jun1917.jpg
    999999_List-of-Doddridge-Inductees-for-22Jul1918.jpg
    999999_List-of-Doddridge-Inductees-for-22Jul1918.jpg
    999999_Addresses-of-Soldiers_DoddridgeCoRepublican_8Aug1918.jpg
    999999_Addresses-of-Soldiers_DoddridgeCoRepublican_8Aug1918.jpg
    999999_Casualties-of-WWI_Unheralded-Heroes-of-Doddridge-County.pdf
    999999_Casualties-of-WWI_Unheralded-Heroes-of-Doddridge-County.pdf

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

    2. [S2569] West Virginia Births Index, 1853-1969 [database on-line], (Ancestry.com).

    3. [S5] Headstone.

    4. [S2010] 1900 Census, Doddridge County, WV (McClellan District).

    5. [S2012] 1910 Census, Doddridge County, WV (McClellan District).

    6. [S14] Obituary.

    7. [S2582] West Virginia Veterans Memorial Archives Database, (http://www.wvculture.org/history/wvmemory/wvvetmem.html), http://www.wvculture.org/history/wvmemory/vetdetail.aspx?Id=1782.

    8. [S934] Findagrave.com.