Doddridge County Roots

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Arlie Curtis PARKS

Male 1906 - 1944  (37 years)


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  • Name Arlie Curtis PARKS 
    Born 10 Dec 1906  Summers, 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 
    Occupation Pittsburgh & West Virginia Gas Co.  [2
    Military (ENLISTED 11/4/1942)  [3, 4, 5
    Pfc, 8th Regt, 1st Cav Div, U.S. Army, WW II (KIA, Purple Heart) 
    Died 20 Mar 1944  Southwest Pacific Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 6
    • Manus Island in northern Papua New Guinea, a part of the Admiralty Islands.
    Buried Manila American Cemetery, Philippines Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Person ID I2461  Doddridge County Roots
    Last Modified 17 Feb 2015 

    Father Ira Thomas PARKS,   b. 4 Feb 1869,   d. 4 Mar 1935, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years) 
    Mother Anna Eliza RICHARDS,   b. 22 Jan 1877, Oxford, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Jul 1964, Oxford, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years) 
    Married 20 Aug 1905  Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F883  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mona Gay "Monnie" HUSK,   b. 8 Jul 1912, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Sep 1935, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 23 years) 
    Married 28 Nov 1934  Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Children 
     1. June PARKS,   b. 4 Jul 1935, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Jul 1935  (Age 0 years)
    Family ID F884  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 10 Dec 1906 - Summers, Doddridge Co, WV Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Manila American Cemetery, Philippines Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
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    Documents
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    2461_PARKS_ArlieCurtis_Memoriam_WestUnionHerald_27Sep1945.jpg
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  • Sources 
    1. [S1553] Doddridge County Birth Records, West Union, WV, BR p. 133 : http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_view.aspx?Id=2618068&Type=Birth.
      There are two conflicting entries for this birth, entered on consecutive lines in the ledger-style birth record book. LINE 3238: The typed entry has only the child's surname Parks, with "Arlie Curtis" entered later by hand. Identified as a white male, born Dec 10 1906 in Summers, son of Ira & Anna (corrected from Anne) Parks. Informant: Dr. D. Leeson, M.D. LINE 3239: Identified as Curtis Parks, white male, born Oct 10 1906 in Doddridge County, son of I. T. & Annie Parks. Informant: J. B. Swiger, Assessor. (NOTE: His obituary states that he was born on Dec 10 1906 at Oxford. Summers is a small community located within the postal boundary of Oxford.)

    2. [S14] Obituary.

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

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

    5. [S960] Obituary of mother.

    6. [S1695] Newspaper memoriam.

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