Doddridge County Roots

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Gerald C. CHEDESTER

Male 1897 - 1956  (58 years)


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  • Name Gerald C. CHEDESTER 
    Born 25 May 1897  Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    • Birth date on headstone is 1896, but birth record shows it as May 25 1897.
    Gender Male 
    Census 1900  Grant District, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 1930  West Union District, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Arnolds Creek Road.
    Occupation 1930  [4
    lease foreman for carbon company 
    Census 1940  Smithburg, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Occupation 1940  [5
    rouster for Columbian Carbon Co. 
    Residence 1942  Smithburg, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Died 1956  [3
    Buried Masonic Memorial Park Cemetery, Crystal Lake (West Union), WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Person ID I86476  Doddridge County Roots
    Last Modified 22 Nov 2018 

    Father Nimrod Jahu CHEDESTER,   b. Mar 1853 
    Mother Emily J. FRASHURE,   b. May 1857 
    Married CA 1873 
    Family ID F28608  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Sarah Grace SAMPLES,   b. 20 Jan 1900,   d. 15 Apr 1954, Weston, Lewis Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 54 years)  [8, 9
    Married CA 1919  [4
    Children 
     1. Carroll Eugene CHEDESTER,   b. 20 Aug 1920, Smithton (now Smithburg), Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Feb 1999  (Age 78 years)
     2. Geraldine CHEDESTER,   b. 8 Nov 1922, Smithton (now Smithburg), Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Marvin E. CHEDESTER,   b. 19 Dec 1926
     4. Norma Gene CHEDESTER,   b. CA 1933
    Family ID F37089  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1940 - Smithburg, Doddridge Co, WV Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1942 - Smithburg, Doddridge Co, WV Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Masonic Memorial Park Cemetery, Crystal Lake (West Union), WV Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S2569] West Virginia Births Index, 1853-1969 [database on-line], (Ancestry.com).

    2. [S2093] 1900 Census, Doddridge County, WV (Grant District).

    3. [S638] Headstone (year only).

    4. [S2028] 1930 Census, Doddridge County, WV (West Union District).

    5. [S2640] 1940 Census, Doddridge County, WV (West Union District).

    6. [S1577] Obituary of sister.

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

    8. [S1592] Birth record of daughter.

    9. [S1583] Marriage record of daughter.