Doddridge County Roots

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Charles Ellsworth SHANNON, Jr.

Male 1921 - 1945  (23 years)


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  • Name Charles Ellsworth SHANNON 
    Suffix Jr. 
    Born 26 Jun 1921  West Union, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Census 1930, 1940  West Union, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 1930, 1940  West Union, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Education Doddridge Co H.S. (1940)  [2
    Education Doddridge Co H.S. (1940)  [2
    Military 1st Lt Flight Officer, Army Air Force, 25th Photo Sqdn, 6th Recon, WW2 (MIA, Purple Heart)  [3
    Military 1st Lt Flight Officer, Army Air Force, 25th Photo Sqdn, 6th Recon, WW2 (MIA, Purple Heart)  [3
    Died 29 May 1945  World War II Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • He was a pilot on a P-38 plane of the Photographic Reconnaissance Division, US Army Air Force, and was enroute to Indo-China when his plane was lost. Initially classified as Missing in Action, he was later officially declared dead..
    • He was a pilot on a P-38 plane of the Photographic Reconnaissance Division, US Army Air Force, and was enroute to Indo-China when his plane was lost. Initially classified as Missing in Action, he was later officially declared dead..
    Buried TABLETS OF MISSING  Manila American Cemetery, Philippines Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • A memorial marker has also been placed for him at Blockhouse Hill Cemetery (IOOF section) in West Union.
    • A memorial marker has also been placed for him at Blockhouse Hill Cemetery (IOOF section) in West Union.
    Person ID I78825  Doddridge County Roots
    Last Modified 19 Jun 2015 

    Father Charles Ellsworth SHANNON,   b. 20 Mar 1872, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Nov 1922, West Union, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 50 years) 
    Mother Anama Leona WEEKLEY,   b. 17 May 1885, Tyler Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Dec 1930, West Union, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 45 years) 
    Married 25 Nov 1916  West Union, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F23202  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Jane ___  [4
    Family ID F36007  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 26 Jun 1921 - West Union, Doddridge Co, WV Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1930, 1940 - West Union, Doddridge Co, WV Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1930, 1940 - West Union, Doddridge Co, WV Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - TABLETS OF MISSING - Manila American Cemetery, Philippines Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Charles E. Shannon, Jr.
    Charles E. Shannon, Jr.
    Memorial Marker, Blockhouse Hill Cemetery
    Memorial Marker, Blockhouse Hill Cemetery
    Charles E. Shannon Jr, Doddridge Co HS, 1940
    Charles E. Shannon Jr, Doddridge Co HS, 1940

  • Sources 
    1. [S2569] West Virginia Births Index, 1853-1969 [database on-line], (Ancestry.com).

    2. [S2723] Yearbook photo.

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

    4. [S110] Obituary of husband.