Doddridge County Roots

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Minnie Jane ADAMS

Female 1876 - 1949  (73 years)


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  • Name Minnie Jane ADAMS 
    Born 1 Aug 1876  Gilmer Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    • Birth date given as Aug 1875 in 1900 Census, but death record states Aug 1 1876.
    Gender Female 
    Census 1880, 1900 10 20 30  Troy District, Gilmer Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence 1937  Linn, Gilmer Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Died 15 Oct 1949  Linn, Gilmer Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3
    Buried Spurgeon (aka Pleasant Valley or Dunkard) Cem, Bear Fork (CR 6/2), Doddridge/Gilmer Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 5
    Person ID I67327  Doddridge County Roots
    Last Modified 1 Oct 2011 

    Father John I. ADAMS,   b. CA 1853, Ritchie Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother Mary Ellen SPURGEON,   b. CA 1852, Harrison Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 30 Sep 1875  Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F11653  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Herbert Ison KEISTER,   b. 7 May 1872, Conings, Gilmer Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Jun 1937, Linn, Gilmer Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years) 
    Married 6 May 1894  Gilmer Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Notes 
    • 1900 Census, Gilmer Co, WV (Troy District), enumerated on Jun 12 1900:
      Herbert I. Keister, 28, b. May 1872, farmer, married 7 yrs; wife Minnie J, 24, b. Aug 1875, mother of 2 children (both still living); son Harlie F, 5, b. Aug 1894; son Dewey F, 2, b. Jul 1897.

      1910 Census, Gilmer Co, WV (Troy District), enumerated on Apr 29 1910:
      Herbert I. Keister, 38, mail carrier, married 15 yrs; wife Minnie J, 32, mother of 5 children (all still living); son Freer, 14; son Dewy, 12; dau Dale, 7; son Russel, 3; dau Pauline, 10 months.

      1920 Census, Gilmer Co, WV (Troy District), enumerated on Jan 28 1920:
      Herbert I. Keister, 47, laborer for oil company; wife Minnie J, 43; dau Dail U, 17; son Russell, 13; dau Pauline, 10; son Noel, 5; dau Fonda, 4 yr 4 mo; dau Irene, 6 mo.

      1930 Census, Gilmer Co, WV (Troy District), enumerated on Apr 23 1930:
      Herbert I. Keister, 57, laborer at odd jobs; wife Minnie J, 53; son Noel P, 15; dau Fonda M, 14; dau Irene G, 10.
    Children 
     1. Romeo Freer KEISTER,   b. 7 Aug 1895, Lick Run (Conings), Gilmer Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Nov 1979, Harrisville, Ritchie Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)
     2. Dewey Fleet KEISTER,   b. 11 Jul 1898, Gilmer Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. May 1983  (Age 84 years)
     3. Eula Dail KEISTER,   b. 19 Nov 1902, Conings, Gilmer Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Jan 1996, Akron, Summit Co, OH Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 93 years)
     4. Russell Sage KEISTER,   b. 11 Sep 1906,   d. 1961  (Age 54 years)
     5. Mary Pauline KEISTER,   b. 11 Jul 1909,   d. Jan 1982  (Age 72 years)
     6. Noel Page "Mutt" KEISTER,   b. 13 Jun 1914, Gilmer Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Sep 1992  (Age 78 years)
     7. Fonda Marie KEISTER,   b. 6 Sep 1915,   d. 2 Dec 1990  (Age 75 years)
     8. Irene Gay KEISTER,   b. 16 Jul 1919,   d. 5 Jan 1994  (Age 74 years)
    Family ID F28316  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1937 - Linn, Gilmer Co, WV Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 15 Oct 1949 - Linn, Gilmer Co, WV Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Spurgeon (aka Pleasant Valley or Dunkard) Cem, Bear Fork (CR 6/2), Doddridge/Gilmer Co, WV Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
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    Documents
    67327_KEISTER_MinnieJaneAdams_1876-1949_DeathCertificate.jpg
    67327_KEISTER_MinnieJaneAdams_1876-1949_DeathCertificate.jpg

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

    2. [S1889] Gilmer County Marriage Records, Glenville, WV.

    3. [S638] Headstone (year only).

    4. [S1620] Death record of husband.

    5. [S5] Headstone.