Doddridge County Roots

A West Virginia Genealogy

John I. TOWNER

Male 1844 - 1918  (~ 74 years)


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  • Name John I. TOWNER 
    Born Apr 1844  Doddridge Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Census 1850, 1860  Doddridge Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Military From 22 Aug 1863 to 8 Mar 1864  [4, 5
    Pvt, Co H, 4th W.Va. Cav, Civil War 
    Census 1870, 1880  Central District, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence 1890  Central Station, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Census 1900, 1910  Central District, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Occupation farmer  [1, 6
    Died 8 Jul 1918  Weston, Lewis Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 6
    Buried Duckworth (Summit) Cemetery, Greenwood, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Notes 
    • Local news item, "Doddridge County Republican," Thursday, Oct 5 1916, in its entirety:
      "John Towner and Morris America of Central Station were circulating among their many friends here Saturday. It is needless to say that Morris done all the talking."
    Person ID I54337  Doddridge County Roots
    Last Modified 28 Apr 2013 

    Father John J. TOWNER,   b. 18 Feb 1810, Fairfax Co, VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Jul 1863, Beverly, Randolph Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 53 years) 
    Mother Matilda A. HUNT,   b. CA 1816, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Feb 1891, Central Station, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 75 years) 
    Married 10 Mar 1836  Preston Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F37281  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Margaret E. WESTFALL,   b. May 1854, Randolph Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Married 27 May 1874  Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Divorced Y  [9
    Children 
     1. Ava M. TOWNER,   b. Apr 1875
     2. Edgar H. TOWNER,   b. Dec 1876, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Sep 1938, Parkersburg, Wood Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 61 years)
     3. Oden A. TOWNER,   b. Feb 1878
     4. Bernard B. TOWNER,   b. 27 Oct 1879,   d. 17 Oct 1913, Central Station, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 33 years)
     5. Gilford G. TOWNER,   b. Oct 1881
     6. Mildred Bernice TOWNER,   b. 11 Aug 1883, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Mar 1944, Toll Gate, Ritchie Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years)
     7. Ethel May TOWNER,   b. 16 Nov 1885, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location
     8. Dolores H. TOWNER,   b. 30 Jan 1888, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location
     9. Romeo F. TOWNER,   b. Jun 1888
     10. Ray Hope TOWNER,   b. Feb 1892, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1962  (Age ~ 69 years)
     11. Dora I. TOWNER,   b. May 1895
     12. Lola TOWNER,   b. Jan 1898
    Family ID F22461  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1890 - Central Station, Doddridge Co, WV Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 8 Jul 1918 - Weston, Lewis Co, WV Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Duckworth (Summit) Cemetery, Greenwood, Doddridge Co, WV Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
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    Documents
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  • Sources 
    1. [S2024] 1900 Census, Doddridge County, WV (Central District).

    2. [S638] Headstone (year only).

    3. [S1554] Doddridge County Marriage Records, West Union, WV.

    4. [S2222] 1890 Veterans Schedules [database online], (Ancestry.com and National Archives & Records Administration).

    5. [S2605] U.S. Civil War Soldiers, 1861-1865 [database online], (National Park Service , Ancestry.com).

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

    7. [S934] Findagrave.com.

    8. [S1590] Death record of daughter.

    9. [S2094] 1910 Census, Doddridge County, WV (Central District).