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Gertrude Landrum HOLMES

Female 1858 - 1914  (~ 56 years)


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  • Name Gertrude Landrum HOLMES 
    Born CA 1858  Gilmer Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    • Age 21 in marriage record would put birth in about 1857. But the 1900 Census shows it as Oct 1859, age 40, while her obituary states Dec 7 1858.
    Gender Female 
    Census 1870, 1880, 1900  West Union, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Along with children Josephine and Perry, listed in household of her parents. Her marital status was married, but her husband was not present. Also in the household was Duncan Holmes, b. March 1878, a typesetter, listed as a boarder.
    Census 1910  Malta, Morgan Co, OH Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 31 Aug 1914  Athens, Athens Co, OH Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Buried Blockhouse Hill Cemetery, West Union, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • "in the town cemetery"
    Person ID I97338  Doddridge County Roots
    Last Modified 4 Jul 2018 

    Father Alfred C. HOLMES,   b. 24 Aug 1834, Marion Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Oct 1910  (Age 76 years) 
    Mother Eliza W. HOLT,   b. 30 Sep 1835, Gilmer Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Apr 1909, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years) 
    Married 16 Sep 1858  Gilmer Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F7962  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family John J. INGLE, Jr.,   b. 23 Nov 1855, West Union, Doddridge Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Sep 1928, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
    Married 31 Oct 1878  Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Divorced Y  [5
    Notes 
    • 1880 Census, Doddridge Co, WV (West Union District), enumerated on Jun 1 1880:
      John J. Ingle, 24, lawyer; wife G. L., 21; J. M., 10 months; hired girl Alvira Miller, 18, housekeeper.

      In the 1900 Census of West Union, John and Gertrude were enumerated in separate households, he and sons James and Henry with his siblings, and she and their other two living children, Josephine and Perry, with her parents.

      1900 Census, Doddridge Co, WV (West Union District, Town of West Union), enumerated on Jun 4 1900:
      Selma Ingle, 57, b. Mar 1843, dressmaker, single; sister Lizzie, 49, b. Dec 1850, school teacher, single; brother Thomas R. 53, b. Mar 1847, day laborer, single; John J, 47, b. Nov 1855, lawyer, married 21 yrs; nephew James K, 15, b. Jun 1885; nephew Henry P, 6, b. Apr 1894.

      1900 Census, Doddridge Co, WV (West Union District, Town of West Union), enumerated on Jun 1 1900:
      Alfred C. Holmes, 65, b. Aug 1834, farmer, married 42 yrs; wife Eliza W, 64, b. Sep 1835, married 42 yrs, mother of 4 children (2 still living); dau Gertrude L. Inglgle (sic, should be Ingle), 40, b. Oct 1859, married 18 yrs, mother of 6 children (4 still living); granddau Josephine L. Inglgle (sic, should be Josephine M. Ingle), 20, b. Aug 1879, single, at school; grandson Perry J. Inglgle (sic), 8, b. Jul 1891; boarder Duncan Holmes, 22, b. Mar 1878, single, typesetter. All born in West Virginia.

      In the 1910 Census, John was enumerated in West Union with two sisters and son Henry, while Gertrude was found with her father in Ohio in her aunt's household, along with son Perry and granddaughter Gertrude L. Noble.

      1910 Census, Doddridge Co, WV (West Union District, Town of West Union), enumerated on Apr 20 1910:
      John J. Ingle, 54, lawyer, married 31 yrs; sister Selma (Selina ?) K, 66, dressmaker, single; sister Lizzie, 57, dressmaker, single; son Henry P, 15.

      1910 Census, Morgan Co, Ohio (Village of Malta), enumerated on May 7 1910 at 232 High Street:
      Rebecca R. Hoops, 62, b. Va. (father b. Pa, mother b. Va.), widowed, no children; brother-in-law Alfred C. Holmes, 75, b. Va. (both parents b. Pa.), widowed; niece Gertrude L. Engle (sic), 50, b. Va. (both parents b. Va.), divorced, mother of 6 children (3 still living); nephew Perley (sic) J. Engle, 18, b. Va. (both parents b. Va.), single; grandniece Gertrude L. Noble, 4, b. Va. (both parents b. Va.)

      1920 Census, Doddridge Co, WV (West Union District, Town of West Union), enumerated on Jan 19 1920 at 102 Main Street:
      John J. Engle (sic), 64, attorney, widowed; wife (sic, should be sister) Elizabeth, 67, single; son Henry P, 22, telegraph operator at B & O RR, single; son Perry J, 24, laborer, single; son James K, 32, streetcar conductor, single.
    Children 
     1. Josephine Mahala INGLE,   b. 15 Aug 1879, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef Jun 1910  (Age 30 years)
     2. Holmes INGLE,   d. Bef Jun 1900
     3. James Kromer INGLE,   b. 12 May 1885, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Eliza INGLE,   b. 12 May 1888, West Union, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Jul 1894, West Union, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 6 years)
     5. Perry Jacob INGLE,   b. 30 Jul 1891, West Union, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 May 1947  (Age 55 years)
     6. Henry Pearcy INGLE,   b. 10 Apr 1894, West Union, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aug 1942, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 48 years)
    Family ID F7954  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1870, 1880, 1900 - West Union, Doddridge Co, WV Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1910 - Malta, Morgan Co, OH Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 31 Aug 1914 - Athens, Athens Co, OH Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Blockhouse Hill Cemetery, West Union, Doddridge Co, WV Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S1998] 1900 Census, Doddridge County, WV (West Union District).

    2. [S1554] Doddridge County Marriage Records, West Union, WV.

    3. [S14] Obituary.

    4. [S1707] Obituary - Hospital.

    5. [S1813] 1910 Census.