Doddridge County Roots

A West Virginia Genealogy

Susanna OKEY

Female 1839 - 1883  (44 years)


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  • Name Susanna OKEY 
    Born 10 Sep 1839  Monroe Co, OH Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Female 
    Census 1870, 1880  West Union, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 23 Dec 1883  [3
    Buried Blockhouse Hill Cemetery (old SDB section), West Union, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Person ID I99518  Doddridge County Roots
    Last Modified 15 Jun 2015 

    Family Phineas GANO,   b. 13 Jul 1838, Clarington, Monroe Co, OH Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Apr 1889, New Martinsville, Wetzel Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 50 years) 
    Married Aug 1859  Woodsfield, Monroe Co, OH Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Notes 
    • 1870 Census, Doddridge Co, WV (West Union Twp), enumerated on Jun 6 1870 in the Borough of West Union:
      Phineas Gano, 32, lawyer; Susanna O, 31; Annie M, 9; Viola A, 7; John H, 5; Permelia A, 3; Grace I. A., 10 months. All born in Ohio except for Grace, born in West Virginia.

      1880 Census, Doddridge Co, WV (West Union District), enumerated on Jun 3 1880:
      Phineas Gano, 41, lawyer; wife Susan, 39; dau Annie M, 20; dau Viola A, 18; son John H, 15; dau Minnie A, 13; dau Grace I. A., 10; son Phineas J, 8; son Theodore B, 3.
      (Note: Based on nearby households, it can be concluded that the location of this household was within the town of West Union.)
    Children 
    +1. Anna M. GANO,   b. Jun 1860, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Viola A. GANO,   b. CA 1863, Monroe Co, OH Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. John H. GANO,   b. 14 Oct 1864, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Apr 1936, Aliquippa, Beaver Co, PA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)
     4. Permelia A. "Minnie" GANO,   b. CA 1867, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Grace I. A. GANO,   b. Jul 1869, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. Phineas J. GANO,   b. 17 Oct 1871, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. Theodore B. GANO,   b. CA 1877, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Family ID F32252  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsMarried - Aug 1859 - Woodsfield, Monroe Co, OH Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1870, 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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    99518_GANO_SusannahOkey_1839-1883_BlockhouseHillCem-OldSDBSection_WestUnionWV.jpg

  • Sources 
    1. [S1838] Headstone - Date calculated from age at death.

    2. [S2219] Hardesty's "History of Doddridge County", H. H. Hardesty, (http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~wvpioneers/doddridgecountyhistory.html).

    3. [S5] Headstone.

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