Doddridge County Roots

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Alfred C. HOLMES

Male 1834 - 1910  (76 years)


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  • Name Alfred C. HOLMES 
    Born 24 Aug 1834  Marion Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1858  Glenville, Gilmer Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Occupation 1866 
    County Recorder 
    Occupation 1870  [4
    farmer & County Recorder 
    Occupation 1880  [5
    Clerk of County Court 
    Census 1870, 1880, 1900  West Union, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Occupation 1900  [2
    farmer 
    Occupation 1905  [6
    Doddridge County representative to W.Va. House of Delegates 
    Census 1910  Malta, Morgan Co, OH Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Occupation 1880S 
    Doddridge County Clerk 
    Died 10 Oct 1910  [1
    Buried Blockhouse Hill Cemetery (IOOF section), West Union, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Person ID I97339  Doddridge County Roots
    Last Modified 5 Jul 2018 

    Father Nathaniel HOLMES,   b. Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef Jun 1880 
    Mother Sabina ___,   b. 14 Mar 1805, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Nov 1885  (Age 80 years) 
    Family ID F29054  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 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  [3
    Notes 
    • 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.

      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 J. Engle, 18, b. Va. (both parents b. Va.), single; grandniece Gertrude L. Noble, 4, b. Va. (both parents b. Va.) [8]
    Children 
     1. Gertrude Landrum HOLMES,   b. CA 1858, Gilmer Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Aug 1914, Athens, Athens Co, OH Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 56 years)
     2. Ida May HOLMES,   b. 4 Sep 1860, Glenville, Gilmer Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Jul 1925, Harrison Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years)
     3. Lillie D. HOLMES,   b. 18 Jul 1866,   d. 17 Nov 1873  (Age 7 years)
     4. Alice Cary HOLMES,   b. 17 Oct 1869,   d. 27 Oct 1873  (Age 4 years)
    Family ID F7962  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1858 - Glenville, Gilmer Co, WV Link to Google Earth
    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 MapsBuried - - Blockhouse Hill Cemetery (IOOF section), West Union, Doddridge Co, WV Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S5] Headstone.

    2. [S1998] 1900 Census, Doddridge County, WV (West Union District).

    3. [S1889] Gilmer County Marriage Records, Glenville, WV, MR p. 6, Line 2 : http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_view.aspx?Id=12048&Type=Marriage.

    4. [S1999] 1870 Census, Doddridge County, WV (West Union Twp).

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

    6. [S1596] Newspaper article, Fairmont West Virginian, Oct 6 1905.

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

    8. [S1583] Marriage record of daughter.