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William Lee NETZER

Male 1891 - 1918  (27 years)


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  • Name William Lee NETZER 
    Born 17 Jan 1891  Central Station, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Gender Male 
    Census 1900  Central District, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 1910  Sanger, Fresno Co, CA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Occupation 1910  [5
    farm laborer 
    Occupation 1917  [1
    laborer at Sanger Lumber Mill 
    Residence 1917  Sanger, Fresno Co, CA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Military Co L, 361st Inf, 91st Div, World War I (died of wounds) 
    Died 1 Oct 1918  France Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 6
    Buried Sanger Cemetery, Sanger, Fresno Co, CA Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Notes 
    • From a front-page article titled "Win Golden Stars," listing local war casualties, "Doddridge County Republican," Thursday, Nov 21 1918:

      "From the distant West -- out near the Golden Gate -- comes the news of the death of an old Doddridge boy.
      "William Lee Netzer was killed in action about Oct. 18th to 20th. He was a son of Mr. and Mrs. W. L. Netzer of Sanger, Cal., formerly of Arnolds Creek, and he was born and grew to manhood on old Arnolds Creek, on the farm now owned by Assessor J. Benton Swiger.
      "Besides his immediate family in the west, his loss is mourned by his aged grandfather, Jacob Netzer of Arnolds Creek; his grandmother, Mrs. Matilda Conaway of 1312 Lyon St., Parkersburg, and many other relatives and friends."
    Person ID I79829  Doddridge County Roots
    Last Modified 27 Aug 2018 

    Father William Lantz NETZER,   b. 20 Aug 1862, Greene Co, PA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Apr 1957, Fresno Co, CA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 94 years) 
    Mother Ada Lee "Addie" CONAWAY,   b. 22 May 1870, Tyler Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Aug 1958, Stanislaus Co, CA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years) 
    Married 23 Dec 1886  Tyler Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F34135  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 17 Jan 1891 - Central Station, Doddridge Co, WV Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1910 - Sanger, Fresno Co, CA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1917 - Sanger, Fresno Co, CA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Sanger Cemetery, Sanger, Fresno Co, CA Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    79829_NETZER_WilliamLee_1891-1918_SangerCem_FresnoCoCA.jpg
    79829_NETZER_WilliamLee_1891-1918_SangerCem_FresnoCoCA.jpg

    Documents
    79829_NETZER_WilliamLee_WWOneDraftRegistration_5Jun1917.jpg
    79829_NETZER_WilliamLee_WWOneDraftRegistration_5Jun1917.jpg
    79829_NETZER_WilliamLee_DeathNotice_RenoEveningGazette_Nevada_9Nov1918.jpg
    79829_NETZER_WilliamLee_DeathNotice_RenoEveningGazette_Nevada_9Nov1918.jpg

  • Sources 
    1. [S1875] World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918, National Archives and Records Administration, (Ancestry.com online database).

    2. [S1553] Doddridge County Birth Records, West Union, WV, BR p. 244 : http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_view.aspx?Id=2607160&Type=Birth.
      Identified as Lee Netzer, white male, born Jan 17 1891 in Central District, this being the mother's second child. Father: William L. Netzer, 28, b. Greene Co Pa, farmer. Mother: Addia Conaway Netzer, 20, b. Tyler Co.

    3. [S97] Cemetery marker.

    4. [S2024] 1900 Census, Doddridge County, WV (Central District).

    5. [S1813] 1910 Census.

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

    7. [S934] Findagrave.com.