Doddridge County Roots

A West Virginia Genealogy

Mary A. CRUSEN

Female 1827 - 1885  (~ 58 years)


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  • Name Mary A. CRUSEN 
    Born CA 1827  Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    • Age 47 in 1880 Census would put birth in about 1833. But age was 22 in 1850 Census, and headstone and death record give age as 58, putting birth in about 1827.
    Gender Female 
    Census 1850  Fayette Co, PA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 1880  West Union, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 3 Sep 1885  Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Buried Blockhouse Hill Cemetery (old SDB section), West Union, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5
    Person ID I81764  Doddridge County Roots
    Last Modified 22 Apr 2015 

    Father Ashbell G. CRUSEN 
    Mother Eliza ___ 
    Family ID F34957  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family James H. THORNDELL,   b. 15 Jan 1825, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Apr 1904, West Union, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Notes 
    • 1880 Census, Doddridge Co, WV (West Union District), enumerated on Jun 2 1880:
      J. H. Thorndell, 53, b. England, shoemaker; wife M. A. Thorndell, 47, b. Pa; son A. W. Thorndell, 27, b. Pa, clerk in store, married; dau (should be dau-in-law) M. A. Thorndell, 26, b. Va; niece Ida Crusen, 15 (or 5?), b. Iowa; boarder John Donohoe, 40, b. Canada (both parents b. Ireland), sheriff of Doddridge County, single; boarder B. C. Bland, 27, b. Va, doctor, widowed; boarder S. B. Ankrom, 23, b. Va, lawyer, single; boarder Daniel Watts, 21, b. Va, huckster, single; boarder Leopold Hinterer, 25, b. Austria, huckster, single; boarder Robert Bowie (?), 30, b. Va, huckster, single; grandson Clyde Thorndell, 3; grandson J. C. Thorndell, 2.
      (NOTE: Since James H. Thorndell is known to have been the proprietor of the U.S. Hotel in West Union, the six boarders were presumably paying guests of that establishment.)
    Children 
    +1. Alvert W. THORNDELL,   b. Apr 1852, Uniontown, Fayette Co, PA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Mar 1908, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 55 years)
    Family ID F34956  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1880 - West Union, Doddridge Co, WV Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Blockhouse Hill Cemetery (old SDB section), West Union, Doddridge Co, WV Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
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  • Sources 
    1. [S1864] Death Record - Birth date calculated from age at death.

    2. [S1838] Headstone - Date calculated from age at death.

    3. [S1563] Doddridge County Death Records, West Union, WV.

    4. [S1793] West Union WV Cemeteries (Doddridge County), (Wes Cochran, 2515 10th Ave, Parkersburg, WV 26101 (July 1990)).

    5. [S934] Findagrave.com.