Doddridge County Roots

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Boyd Haines JONES

Male 1918 - 1944  (25 years)


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  • Name Boyd Haines JONES 
    Born 16 Nov 1918  Oxford, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Census 1920  Southwest District, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 1930  Castleberry, Conecuh Co, AL Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Education Doddridge Co H.S. (1937)  [4, 5
    Military Between 3 Oct 1942 and 1 Sep 1944  [4, 6, 7
    Cpl, U.S. Army Air Force, World War II 
    Died 1 Sep 1944  Edwards Air Force Base, Kern Co, CA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 7, 8
    • Obituary stated that "Corporal Boyd Haynes Jones, 24, an aviation gunner who was expected to go overseas for duty, was killed in Muroc, California, in combat training." The community of Muroc no longer exists, and the former Muroc Army Air Field has since been incorporated into present-day Edwards Air Force Base. His father's obituary stated only that he had been killed in plane crash in World War II.
    Buried Masonic Memorial Park Cemetery, Crystal Lake (West Union), WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 9
    Person ID I1542  Doddridge County Roots
    Last Modified 17 Feb 2015 

    Father James Morris JONES,   b. 5 Mar 1888, Berea, Ritchie Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Apr 1954, Smithburg, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years) 
    Mother Stella Pearl NUTTER,   b. 7 Aug 1898, Oxford, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Jan 1999, Clarksburg, Harrison Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 100 years) 
    Married 11 Nov 1917  Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F513  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 16 Nov 1918 - Oxford, Doddridge Co, WV Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1930 - Castleberry, Conecuh Co, AL Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 1 Sep 1944 - Edwards Air Force Base, Kern Co, CA 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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  • Photos
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    Boyd Haynes Jones, Doddridge Co HS, 1937
    Boyd Haynes Jones, Doddridge Co HS, 1937

    Documents
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  • Sources 
    1. [S2569] West Virginia Births Index, 1853-1969 [database on-line], (Ancestry.com).

    2. [S2582] West Virginia Veterans Memorial Archives Database, (http://www.wvculture.org/history/wvmemory/wvvetmem.html).

    3. [S5] Headstone.

    4. [S14] Obituary.

    5. [S2723] Yearbook photo.

    6. [S2669] U.S. Headstone Applications for Military Veterans, 1925-1963 [database on-line], (Ancestry.com, Office of Quartermaster General, and National Archives & Records Administration).

    7. [S317] West Union Herald-Record, 5/26/1998, p. 13 - Article by VFW Post 3408.

    8. [S1834] California Death Index, 1940-1997 (online), (Ancestry.com and California Dept of Health Svcs, Center for Health Statistics).

    9. [S1793] West Union WV Cemeteries (Doddridge County), (Wes Cochran, 2515 10th Ave, Parkersburg, WV 26101 (July 1990)).