Doddridge County Roots

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George Washington ADAMS

Male 1865 - 1938  (72 years)


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  • Name George Washington ADAMS  [1
    Born 9 Jul 1865  Barbour Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    • Birth date on headstone is 1867.
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1887  Ritchie Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Census 1900  DeKalb District, Gilmer Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Occupation 1910  [4
    teamster (on road) 
    Census 1910, 1920  Auburn, Ritchie Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5
    Occupation 1920  [5
    teamster in oil field 
    Census 1930  Southwest District, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Occupation farmer  [2
    Died 5 May 1938  Oxford, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 7, 8
    Buried Mt. Union Cemetery, Straight Fork, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Person ID I175  Doddridge County Roots
    Last Modified 24 Jan 2018 

    Father Hiram A. ADAMS,   b. CA 1829 
    Mother Mary M. ___,   b. CA 1835 
    Family ID F26315  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Eva Due WILSON,   b. Feb 1869,   d. 1940  (Age ~ 70 years) 
    Married 9 Apr 1887  Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Notes 
    • 1910 Census, Ritchie Co, WV (Union District, Auburn Precinct), enumerated on May 5 1910:
      George W. Adams, 41, teamster (on road), age 23 at time of first marriage; wife Eva D, 40, age 23 at first marriage, mother of 9 children (8 still living); son Claud E, 20; son George B M, 18; dau Sarah G, 17; son James H, 15; son Ola R, 12; son Fran C, 10; dau Bonnie B, 7; dau Cairie E, 3.
    Children 
    +1. Claude Ellsworth ADAMS,   b. 5 May 1889, Lawford, Ritchie Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 May 1959, Clarksburg, Harrison Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)
    +2. George Benjamin McClellan "Clell" ADAMS,   b. 12 Oct 1891, Lawford, Ritchie Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Apr 1959, Ritchie Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years)
     3. Sarah G. ADAMS,   b. Feb 1893
    +4. James Hiram ADAMS,   b. 11 Feb 1895, Ritchie Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Jun 1975, Harrisville, Ritchie Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
    +5. Ola Ray ADAMS,   b. 19 May 1897,   d. 28 Mar 1972  (Age 74 years)
    +6. Coy ADAMS,   b. 21 May 1899,   d. 19 May 1965, Clarksburg, Harrison Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years)
     7. Bonnie B. ADAMS,   b. 21 Apr 1902,   d. Jan 1974  (Age 71 years)
     8. Carrie Edith ADAMS,   b. 25 Feb 1907, Lawford, Ritchie Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Jul 1989, Wayland, Allegan Co, MI Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
    Documents
    175_GeorgeWAdams_EvvadiewWilson_MarriageRecord_9Apr1887.jpg
    175_GeorgeWAdams_EvvadiewWilson_MarriageRecord_9Apr1887.jpg
    Family ID F57  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1910, 1920 - Auburn, Ritchie Co, WV Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 5 May 1938 - Oxford, Doddridge Co, WV Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Mt. Union Cemetery, Straight Fork, Doddridge Co, WV Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S1574] West Virginia Marriage Records, 1863-1900, (http://www.ancestry.com/search/rectype/inddbs/4484.htm).

    2. [S1853] Death Certificate, WV State Dept of Health, Div of Vital Statistics, (http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_dcsearch.aspx).

    3. [S1774] Doddridge County WV Marriages 1845-1937, (Wes Cochran, 156 Gihon Meadows, Apt 150, Parkersburg, WV 26101 (Jan 1993)).

    4. [S2054] 1910 Census, Ritchie County, WV (Union District).

    5. [S2052] 1920 Census, Ritchie County, WV (Union District).

    6. [S2036] 1930 Census, Doddridge County, WV (Southwest District).

    7. [S1773] Doddridge County WV Deaths 1853-1969, (Wes Cochran, 156 Gihon Meadows, Apt 150, Parkersburg, WV 26101).

    8. [S638] Headstone (year only).

    9. [S934] Findagrave.com.

    10. [S1554] Doddridge County Marriage Records, West Union, WV, MR p. 175 : www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_view.aspx?Id=11789911&Type=Marriage.
      Identified as George W. Adams, 20, b. Barbour Co, res. Ritchie Co; and Evvadien Wilson, 17, b. & res. in Doddridge Co. Married Apr 9 1887 in West Union. Informants for marriage license: J. P. Wilson and G. W. & Hiram A. Adams.