Doddridge County Roots

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Varnum Bailey LOWTHER

Male 1867 - 1950  (82 years)


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  • Name Varnum Bailey LOWTHER 
    Born 5 Aug 1867  Freeborn Co, MN Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Occupation carpenter, farmer, stockman  [1
    • Local news item, "Doddridge County Republican," Thursday, Aug 20 1914, in its entirety:
      "V. B. Lowther of New Milton was the successful builder for the contract of building the new Pigott school house two miles below Central Station. We understand that the new building will be an up-to-date one room house and that the contract price is $1120."
    Residence New Milton, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3, 4
    Died 1 Jul 1950  West Union, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 5
    Buried Middle Island 7th Day Bapt Cem, Sugar Camp, New Milton, Doddridge Co WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I40627  Doddridge County Roots
    Last Modified 14 Dec 2007 

    Father Johnson Joseph LOWTHER,   b. 25 May 1837, Berea, Ritchie Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Feb 1915, Salem, Harrison Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Mother Rachel Fitz RANDOLPH,   b. 30 May 1838, Salem, Harrison Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Sep 1897, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 59 years) 
    Married 29 Jan 1863  Doddridge Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F14755  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Eva Elizabeth WILLIS,   b. 12 Mar 1872, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Nov 1952, New Milton, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)  [2
    Married 19 Jan 1893  [6
    Children 
    +1. Chester Willis LOWTHER,   b. 1 Jan 1894, Market, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Mar 1983  (Age 89 years)
     2. Edna Clair LOWTHER,   b. 17 Oct 1895, New Milton, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Dec 1969, Middlebourne, Tyler Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
    +3. Maude F. LOWTHER,   b. 12 Nov 1899, New Milton, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Jul 1980, Pleasant Grove, Utah Co, UT Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
    +4. Jennings Hurley "Bob" LOWTHER,   b. 18 May 1908, Toms Fork, Porto Rico, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Nov 1961, Clarksburg, Harrison Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 53 years)
     5. Alice Ruth LOWTHER,   b. 10 Aug 1910,   d. 28 Jan 1914  (Age 3 years)
     6. Helen E. LOWTHER,   b. 22 Jan 1911,   d. 1922  (Age 10 years)
    Family ID F16657  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsResidence - - New Milton, Doddridge Co, WV Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 1 Jul 1950 - West Union, Doddridge Co, WV Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Middle Island 7th Day Bapt Cem, Sugar Camp, New Milton, Doddridge Co WV Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    40627_VarnumBaileyLowther_EvaElizabethWillis_MiddleIsland7thDayBaptCem_DoddridgeCoWV.jpg
    40627_VarnumBaileyLowther_EvaElizabethWillis_MiddleIsland7thDayBaptCem_DoddridgeCoWV.jpg

    Documents
    40627_LOWTHER_VarnumBailey_1867-1950_DeathCertificate.jpg
    40627_LOWTHER_VarnumBailey_1867-1950_DeathCertificate.jpg

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

    2. [S83] Davis - The Settlers of Salem, West Virginia, by Susie Davis Nicholson, Susie Davis Nicholson, (Gordon Printing Co, Strasburg OH, 1979 (Revised & Enlarged) < www.wvgenweb.org/harrison/books.htm >), p. 124.

    3. [S2077] 1900 Census, Doddridge County, WV (New Milton District).

    4. [S2035] 1930 Census, Doddridge County, WV (New Milton District).

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

    6. [S83] Davis - The Settlers of Salem, West Virginia, by Susie Davis Nicholson, Susie Davis Nicholson, (Gordon Printing Co, Strasburg OH, 1979 (Revised & Enlarged) < www.wvgenweb.org/harrison/books.htm >), p. 185.