Doddridge County Roots

A West Virginia Genealogy

Arthur W. "Art" BLAND

Male 1913 - 2008  (95 years)


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  • Name Arthur W. "Art" BLAND  [1
    Born 5 May 1913  Blandville, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4
    Gender Male 
    Military (ENLISTED 8/6/1943)  [2, 5
    S/Sgt, U.S. Army, World War II (Europe) 
    Census 1920, 1930  New Milton District, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 1940  West Union, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Education Doddridge Co HS, Salem College (1935, BA, class VP)  [2, 6
    Occupation U.S. Postal Service (42 yrs, retired 1977)  [2, 7
    Residence Blandville, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 4
    Died 30 Dec 2008  Clarksburg, Harrison Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [8, 9
    Buried Masonic Memorial Park Cemetery, Crystal Lake (West Union), WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I53390  Doddridge County Roots
    Last Modified 17 Nov 2017 

    Father Arthur Cowan BLAND,   b. Oct 1863,   d. 17 Feb 1945, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 81 years) 
    Mother Julia Ellen SUTTON,   b. 5 Jun 1873,   d. 8 Jun 1963  (Age 90 years) 
    Married 3 Jan 1895  Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F19945  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Dortha Helen "Dottie" BAILEY,   b. 5 Mar 1916, Salem, WV Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Sep 1995  (Age 79 years)  [10
    Married 8 Jun 1935  Wellsburg, Brooke Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 10, 11
    Children 
    +1. David Gale BLAND,   b. 3 Jul 1947, Parkersburg, Wood Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Mar 2020, Blandville, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
     2. Living
    Family ID F34197  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 5 May 1913 - Blandville, Doddridge Co, WV Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 8 Jun 1935 - Wellsburg, Brooke Co, WV Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1940 - West Union, Doddridge Co, WV Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - - Blandville, Doddridge Co, WV Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 30 Dec 2008 - Clarksburg, Harrison Co, WV 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
    Arthur W. Bland, Salem College, 1935
    Arthur W. Bland, Salem College, 1935
    Oma Corder & Armand Brown, July 1938 (Art Bland in window)
    Oma Corder & Armand Brown, July 1938 (Art Bland in window)

  • Sources 
    1. [S1594] Obituary of brother.

    2. [S14] Obituary.

    3. [S15] Social Security Death Index.

    4. [S2331] Brooke County Marriage Records, Wellsburg, WV, http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_view.aspx?Id=11767245&Type=Marriage.

    5. [S2512] U.S. World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946, (Ancestry.com and National Archives & Records Administration).

    6. [S1913] Dirigo, (Salem College Yearbook), 1935.

    7. [S2635] 1940 Census, Doddridge County, WV (Town of West Union).

    8. [S1693] Obituary - Veterans Administration Hospital.

    9. [S1924] Social Security Death Index.

    10. [S110] Obituary of husband.

    11. [S2567] West Virginia Marriages Index, 1785-1971 [database on-line], (Ancestry.com).