Doddridge County Roots

A West Virginia Genealogy

Victor Emanuel DOTSON

Male 1843 - 1885  (42 years)


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  • Name Victor Emanuel DOTSON 
    Born 9 Apr 1843  Wood Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Census 1850, 1860  Doddridge Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 1870  Central District, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 1880  West Union District, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Occupation grocer  [3
    Military Pvt, Co H, 4th W.Va. Cavalry, Civil War  [4, 5
    Died 17 Jun 1885  West Union, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Buried Blockhouse Hill Cemetery (old SDB section), West Union, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 6
    Notes 
    • From an article titled "News of the Week 37 Years Ago" in the "West Union Record" of June 8 1916, in its entirety:
      "Mr. V. E. Dotson is acting the gentleman, only for a short time though."
    Person ID I84385  Doddridge County Roots
    Last Modified 11 Jun 2016 

    Father William Buskirk DOTSON,   b. 27 Sep 1814, Greenwood, Doddridge Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Jul 1906, Greenwood, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years) 
    Mother Louisa Anne ANKROM,   b. 3 Mar 1820, Beavertown, Washington Co, OH Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Jul 1900, Greenwood, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Family ID F36099  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Lucy M. CHEUVRONT,   b. 2 Jan 1855,   d. 21 Aug 1938, West Union, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Married 1 Apr 1875  Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Joseph Bruce DOTSON,   b. 25 Mar 1876, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Nov 1918  (Age 42 years)
     2. Barbara A. DOTSON,   b. Sep 1878,   d. 1941  (Age ~ 62 years)
    +3. Catherine Agnes DOTSON,   b. 21 Jan 1881, West Union, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Sep 1960, Parkersburg, Wood Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
    +4. John Ruhl DOTSON,   b. 5 Dec 1883, West Union, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Apr 1956, Weston, Lewis Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
    Family ID F36098  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsDied - 17 Jun 1885 - 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
     = Link to Google Earth 

  • Photos
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    Documents
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  • Sources 
    1. [S934] Findagrave.com.

    2. [S638] Headstone (year only).

    3. [S2148] 1880 Census, Doddridge County, WV (West Union District).

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

    5. [S2588] U.S. Civil War Pension Index: General Index to Pension Files, 1861-1934 [database on-line], (Ancestry.com and National Archives & Records Administration).

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