Doddridge County Roots

A West Virginia Genealogy

Marshal Luther ADAMS

Male 1856 - 1942  (85 years)


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  • Name Marshal Luther ADAMS  [1
    Born 29 Dec 1856  Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Census 1860  Doddridge Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 1870  Central District, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • In household of William Leeson, age 71.
    Census 1880  Southwest District, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 1900  Cove District, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Occupation 1880, 1900  [3, 4
    carpenter 
    Census 1920  Newberne, Gilmer Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Occupation 1920  [5
    oil field worker 
    Died 15 Sep 1942  Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 6
    • "Doddridge County WV Deaths" reports death date as Sep 15 1941.
    Buried Point Pleasant Baptist Church Cemetery, Fallen Timber, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Person ID I21054  Doddridge County Roots
    Last Modified 15 May 2020 

    Father Joshua A. ADAMS,   b. 4 Jul 1835, Barbour Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Jul 1911, Harrisville, Ritchie Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Mother Lovinia May LEESON,   b. 11 Dec 1837, Doddridge Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Apr 1869, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 31 years) 
    Married 15 Feb 1856  Cabin Run, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F5613  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Margaret Elizabeth CROOK,   b. 21 Dec 1866, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 May 1943, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)  [2
    Married CA 1885  [4
    Notes 
    • Marshal Luther Adams was a carpenter and contractor by trade. He either contracted or helped build several churches, one being the Harmony Church near Summers in Doddridge County. The family also lived in Kansas and Utah for a while. In later years they lived at different locations in Gilmer Co, WV. [1, 7]
    Children 
     1. Della Mae ADAMS,   b. 16 Jan 1886, Market, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Dec 1974, West Union, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years)
     2. Bessie Marcelia ADAMS,   b. 2 Feb 1887,   d. 11 Jan 1977, Morristown, Morris Co, NJ Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years)
     3. Ruthie G. ADAMS,   b. 11 May 1888,   d. 15 Aug 1904  (Age 16 years)
     4. Mary F. ADAMS,   b. 12 Mar 1900, Leopold, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Mar 1900, Leopold, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     5. Luther Marshall ADAMS,   b. 14 Apr 1901, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Mar 1971, Harrison Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years)
     6. Morris Lionel ADAMS,   b. 20 Aug 1902, St. Clara, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Nov 1959, Merced Co, CA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 57 years)
    Family ID F7779  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1920 - Newberne, Gilmer Co, WV Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Point Pleasant Baptist Church Cemetery, Fallen Timber, Doddridge Co, WV Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
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  • Sources 
    1. [S215] The History of Doddridge County, West Virginia, (Taylor Publishing Co, 1979), p. 67.

    2. [S5] Headstone.

    3. [S2020] 1880 Census, Doddridge County, WV (Southwest District).

    4. [S2045] 1900 Census, Doddridge County, WV (Cove District).

    5. [S2112] 1920 Census, Gilmer County, WV.

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

    7. [S215] The History of Doddridge County, West Virginia, (Taylor Publishing Co, 1979).