Roy Cecil Boggs1,2,3,4,5

M, b. April 13, 1898, d. July 8, 1950
     Roy Cecil Boggs was buried at Sunset Memorial Park, South Charleston, Kanawha Co., West Virginia.1 He was born on April 13, 1898 at Looneyville, Roane Co., West Virginia.6,2 He married Rhoda Leona Paxton, daughter of Charles Abner Paxton and Bertha Cashiss "Birdie" Procious, on June 5, 1920 at Clay Co., West Virginia.6,3,4,5 Roy Cecil Boggs died on July 8, 1950 at South Charleston, Kanawha Co., West Virginia, at age 52.1,5 He Flying Rim Kills Man Waiting Bus - Roy Cecil Boggs, 52, of 953 Walnut St., was killed at 4:50 p.m. yesterday when an iron tire rim from a passing truck struck him while he was waiting for a bus in South Charleston. He was the father of Neil Boggs, staff writer for The Gazette. Patrolman J. W. Fenimore and H. W. Summerfield of the South Charleston city police quoted witnesses that Mr. Boggs was standing at the east end of the overpass on U. S. Rt. 60 waiting for a bus when the left front tire blew out on a light truck going west on the highway. The tire rim from the truck flew across the road, struck the safety island, and hit Mr. Bogg's on the neck, the officers said. He was dead when brought to a South Charleston hospital. No arrest was made in connection with the accident, the officers added. The body is at Snodgrass Mortuary in South Charleston. Mr. Boggs had been principal of Piney Point Elementary School at Kanawha Two Mile for the past two years. For about 20 years he had taught in schools in Clay and Kanawha Counties. He attended Morris Harvey, Glenville State and West Virginia Tech colleges. During World War II he was the chief clerk at the Clay County Selective Service Board at Clay. Since the end of the spring school term, he had been working as a carpenter for a cousin, Anderson Boggs, a contractor at Bownemont. He was a member of the Emmanual Baptist Church in Charleston, the West Virginia Education Assoc. and the Masonic Lodge at Clay. Mr. Boggs was born in Looneyville, Roane County, the son of Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Boggs, who now reside at Porter, Clay County. Also surviving are his wife, Rhoda Paxton Boggs, a daughter, Joyce, at home; two other sons, Clifford, with the U.S. Navy at Portsmouth, Va., and Warren of 908 1/2 Mell St; eight brothers, Clyde of Baltimore, Md., Alvah of Maysel, Glen of Jacksonville, Fla., Dennis of Silver Spring, Md., Ray of Falls Church, Va., Ira, Waitman and Cornelius, all of Porter, and Guy of Tyler Mountain; and a sister, Mrs. Ona Meadows of Akron, O. on July 9, 1950.5

Census Records

1930Dwelling 66, District 5, Henry, Clay Co., West Virginia7

Occupation

1930Public school teacher7

Family

Rhoda Leona Paxton b. March 25, 1902, d. May, 1980
Marriage*Roy Cecil Boggs married Rhoda Leona Paxton, daughter of Charles Abner Paxton and Bertha Cashiss "Birdie" Procious, on June 5, 1920 at Clay Co., West Virginia.6,3,4,5 
Children

Citations

  1. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Roy Cecil Boggs death certificate.
  2. [S533] National Archives and Records Administration, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-18.
  3. [S1331] Don Norman, "Descendants of Abner Jehu Paxton."
  4. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Boggs-Paxton marriage certificate.
  5. [S616] Charleston Gazette, From the Roy Cecil Boggs obituary in the Jul 9, 1950 edition.
  6. [S1352] Campbell Castle Front Porch for Genealogy, online Allyn Campbell.
  7. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.

Warren G. Boggs1,2,3,4

M, b. December 3, 1922, d. May 1, 1996
FatherRoy Cecil Boggs1,2,5 b. April 13, 1898, d. July 8, 1950
MotherRhoda Leona Paxton1,2,5 b. March 25, 1902, d. May, 1980
     His Social Security Number was 236-22-6817.6 Warren G. Boggs was buried at Lexington Cemetery, 833 West Main Street, Lexington, Fayette Co., Kentucky.4 He married Rachel Shearer.3,4 Warren G. Boggs was born on December 3, 1922 at West Virginia.2,6 He died on May 1, 1996 at Lexington, Fayette Co., Kentucky, at age 73.6,4 He Warren G. Boggs, 73, of Lexington, died May 1, 1996, at St. Joseph Hospital. He was a native of Clay County, W.Va. He was a retired accountant for Island Creek Coal Co., an Army veteran and a Methodist. Surviving: wife, Rachel Shearer Boggs; sons, Stuart of Lexington, Michael of Pageland, S.C; daughter, Kay Michelle Boggs of Lexington; sister, Joyce Chambers of Belen, N.M; brothers, Clifford of Bowie, Md., Neil of Belen; three grandchildren. Service will be 11:30 a.m. Saturday at Kerr Brothers Funeral Home, Lexington, with the Rev. A.A. Angle officiating. Burial will be in Lexington Cemetery. Friends may call from 6 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home. on May 3, 1996.4

Census Records

1930Dwelling 66, District 5, Henry, Clay Co., West Virginia2

Family

Rachel Shearer b. July 14, 1924, d. August 12, 2005
Marriage*Warren G. Boggs married Rachel Shearer.3,4 
Children
  • Michael Jay Boggs3,4
  • Stuart N. Boggs3,4
  • Kay Michelle Boggs3,4

Citations

  1. [S1352] Campbell Castle Front Porch for Genealogy, online Allyn Campbell.
  2. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S616] Charleston Gazette, From the Rachel Shearer Boggs obituary in the Aug 14, 2005 edition.
  4. [S616] Charleston Gazette, From the Warren G. Boggs obituary in the May 3, 1996 edition.
  5. [S616] Charleston Gazette, From the Roy Cecil Boggs obituary in the Jul 9, 1950 edition.
  6. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.

Clifford W. Boggs1,2

M, b. September 1, 1921, d. January 5, 2007
FatherRoy Cecil Boggs1,3 b. April 13, 1898, d. July 8, 1950
MotherRhoda Leona Paxton1,3 b. March 25, 1902, d. May, 1980
     His Social Security Number was 116-22-3869.4 Clifford W. Boggs was buried at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Virginia.2 He was born on September 1, 1921 at Bomont, Clay Co., West Virginia.4,2 He married Linda Unknown circa 1945.2 Clifford W. Boggs died on January 5, 2007 at Albuquerque, Bernalillo Co., New Mexico, at age 85.4,2 He Captain Clifford W. Boggs, USN, MSC, 85, a resident of Albuquerque since 2000, died Friday, January 5, 2007 at twelve noon. Born in Bomont, WV, he enlisted in the U.S. Navy where he served over 36 years retiring as a Captain in the Medical Service Corps, in 1975. His passion was helping others. He is survived by his son, Brian and friends who loved and cherished his wonderful disposition. He was preceded by his wife, Linda, and his son, Christopher. His service included duty aboard ships, hospitals, and postings in New York City (where he met his wife, Linda, of 56 years), England, Cuba, Panama, Annapolis South Vietnam and Hawaii. His commendations include the Legion of Merit w/ Combat "V", Navy Unit Commendation, Combat Action Ribbon, Navy Good Conduct Medal (three stars), Navy Expeditionary Medal, American Defense Service Medal w/ Fleet Clasp, American Campaign Medal, European-African-Middle East Campaign Medal, World War II Victory Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Service Medal, Vietnam Campaign Medal w/ cluster, Vietnam Cross of Gallantry w/ Palm. He loved cooking and food, from gourmet to simple. He loved music; blues, classical, opera and supported the arts. He practiced and learned about health through his entire life. He loved the beauty of nature; the forests, mountains and waters of the world. He was intensely spiritual in the truest and humblest way and respected that quality in others. He served his family and country in an honorable and loving way. He will be missed and remembered by those he touched. A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, January 20, 2007 at 10:00 a.m. at French Mortuary Westside Chapel. Interment will take place at Arlington National Cemetery at a later date. French Mortuary 9300 Golf Course Rd. NW (505) 897-0300 on January 20, 2007.2

Census Records

1930Dwelling 66, District 5, Henry, Clay Co., West Virginia1

Family

Linda Unknown b. July 10, 1921, d. February 2, 2001
Marriage*Clifford W. Boggs married Linda Unknown circa 1945.2 
Children
  • Christopher Boggs2
  • Brian Boggs2

Citations

  1. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S2061] Albuquerque Journal, From the Clifford W. Boggs obituary in the Jan 20, 2007 edition.
  3. [S616] Charleston Gazette, From the Roy Cecil Boggs obituary in the Jul 9, 1950 edition.
  4. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.

Rachel Shearer1,2

F, b. July 14, 1924, d. August 12, 2005
     Her Social Security Number was 233-38-0500.3 Rachel Shearer was buried at Lexington Cemetery, 833 West Main Street, Lexington, Fayette Co., Kentucky.1 Her married name was Boggs.1 She married Warren G. Boggs, son of Roy Cecil Boggs and Rhoda Leona Paxton.1,2 Rachel Shearer was born on July 14, 1924 at Clay Co., West Virginia.1,3 She died on August 12, 2005 at Fayette Co., Kentucky, at age 81.1,3 She Rachel Shearer Boggs, 81, widow of Warren G. Boggs, died Friday, August 12, 2005, at Hospice Care Center. Born in Clay County, W.Va., she was the daughter of the late John and Ethel Shearer. Survivors are her children, Michael Jay (Donna) Boggs, South Carolina, Stuart N. (Janice) Boggs, Lexington, Ky., and Kay (Brian) Mishler; seven grandchildren, Michelle, Rachel, Nicole, Alyssa, Mason, Joel and Elandra; one grandchild, Saoirse; brother, John T. Shearer; and a sister, Betty Whipkey. She was preceded in death by her siblings, Ruth Field, Harriet Moore, Gladys Huddelston Graves, Robert, Donald, Russell, and James Shearer. Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Tuesday, August 16, 2005, at Kerr Brothers Funeral Home, Main St., Lexington, Ky. Burial will be in Lexington Cemetery, Lexington, Ky. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday, August 15, at the funeral home.
on August 14, 2005.1

Family

Warren G. Boggs b. December 3, 1922, d. May 1, 1996
Marriage*She married Warren G. Boggs, son of Roy Cecil Boggs and Rhoda Leona Paxton.1,2 
Children
  • Michael Jay Boggs1,2
  • Stuart N. Boggs1,2
  • Kay Michelle Boggs1,2

Citations

  1. [S616] Charleston Gazette, From the Rachel Shearer Boggs obituary in the Aug 14, 2005 edition.
  2. [S616] Charleston Gazette, From the Warren G. Boggs obituary in the May 3, 1996 edition.
  3. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.

Lois Catherine Paxton1,2,3

F, b. May 15, 1926, d. April 30, 1994
FatherRaymond Howard "Ray" Paxton1,2,3,4,5 b. April 1, 1904, d. December 22, 1947
MotherMartha Frances Walker1,2,3,4,5 b. circa 1905
     Her Social Security Number was 235-36-6917.6 Lois Catherine Paxton was born on May 15, 1926 at Elkhurst, Clay Co., West Virginia.6,2,3 As of October 8, 1946,her married name was Dufour.2 She married Wilbert Joseph Dufour on October 8, 1946 at Clarksburg, Harrison Co., West Virginia.2 Lois Catherine Paxton died on April 30, 1994 at West Virginia at age 67.6

Census Records

1930Dwelling 240, District 24, Lincoln, Clay Co., West Virginia1
1940Dwelling 142, District 25-39, Lincoln, Marion Co., West Virginia4

Family

Wilbert Joseph Dufour b. July 27, 1923, d. February 28, 2000
Marriage*Lois Catherine Paxton married Wilbert Joseph Dufour on October 8, 1946 at Clarksburg, Harrison Co., West Virginia.2 

Citations

  1. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Dufour-Paxton marriage certificate.
  3. [S5223] Social Security Administration, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.
  4. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S7141] Domico Funeral Home, online www.domicofh.com/, From the Mary J. Ryan obituary.
  6. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.

Mary Jean Paxton1,2

F, b. September 11, 1928, d. November 26, 2013
FatherRaymond Howard "Ray" Paxton1,2,3,4 b. April 1, 1904, d. December 22, 1947
MotherMartha Frances Walker1,2,3,4 b. circa 1905
     Mary Jean Paxton was buried at Grandview Memorial Gardens, Fairmont, Marion Co., West Virginia.5 She Mary J. Ryan, 85, of Fairmont passed away on Tuesday November 26, 2013 at the Arbors at Fairmont Campus. She was born September 11, 1928 in Carolina, WV, daughter of the late Raymond and Martha (Walker) Paxton. Mary was formerly employed by Brockway Glass and retired from Fairmont State College in 1995. She is survived by her husband of forty two years, Edgar S. Ryan; her sister June Paxton Rogers; her son Casey Moore and his wife Brenda; grandchildren, Patrick Moore, Kelly Carpenter, Kimberly Hamilton; and five great grandchildren; her son William Kip Moore and his wife Rose; Kip’s child Erica and two great grandchildren. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her sister Helen C. Paxton, who passed as an infant; and her elder sister, Lois C. Du Four. As per Mary’s wishes, there will be a private family service with no public viewing.4 She was born on September 11, 1928 at Carolina, Marion Co., West Virginia.2,6,4 As of June 2, 1948,her married name was Moore.2 She married Lorin Jack Moore on June 2, 1948 at Fairmont, Marion Co., West Virginia.2 As of circa 1971,her married name was Ryan.4 Mary Jean Paxton married Edgar Snodgrass Ryan circa 1971.4 Mary Jean Paxton died on November 26, 2013 at Fairmont, Marion Co., West Virginia, at age 85.6,4

Census Records

1930Dwelling 240, District 24, Lincoln, Clay Co., West Virginia1
1940Dwelling 142, District 25-39, Lincoln, Marion Co., West Virginia3

Family 1

Lorin Jack Moore b. August 20, 1927, d. August, 1966
Marriage*Mary Jean Paxton married Lorin Jack Moore on June 2, 1948 at Fairmont, Marion Co., West Virginia.2 
Children
  • Casey Moore4
  • William Kip Moore4

Family 2

Edgar Snodgrass Ryan b. March 21, 1934, d. August 26, 2017
Marriage*Mary Jean Paxton married Edgar Snodgrass Ryan circa 1971.4 

Citations

  1. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Moore-Paxton marriage record.
  3. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S7141] Domico Funeral Home, online www.domicofh.com/, From the Mary J. Ryan obituary.
  5. [S7142] Grandview Memorial Gardens, Marion Co., WV, online http://www.findagrave.com/
  6. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.

Lorin Jack Moore1

M, b. August 20, 1927, d. August, 1966
     His Social Security Number was 235-38-3409.2 Lorin Jack Moore was born on August 20, 1927 at Monongalia Co., West Virginia.1,2 He married Mary Jean Paxton, daughter of Raymond Howard "Ray" Paxton and Martha Frances Walker, on June 2, 1948 at Fairmont, Marion Co., West Virginia.1 Lorin Jack Moore died in August, 1966 at Marion Co., West Virginia.2

Family

Mary Jean Paxton b. September 11, 1928, d. November 26, 2013
Marriage*He married Mary Jean Paxton, daughter of Raymond Howard "Ray" Paxton and Martha Frances Walker, on June 2, 1948 at Fairmont, Marion Co., West Virginia.1 
Children
  • Casey Moore3
  • William Kip Moore3

Citations

  1. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Moore-Paxton marriage record.
  2. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  3. [S7141] Domico Funeral Home, online www.domicofh.com/, From the Mary J. Ryan obituary.

Edgar Snodgrass Ryan1,2

M, b. March 21, 1934, d. August 26, 2017
     Edgar Snodgrass Ryan was buried at Grandview Memorial Gardens, Fairmont, Marion Co., West Virginia.2 He Edgar S. Ryan, 83, of Fairmont, passed away Saturday, August 26, 2017 at Mapleshire Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Morgantown. He was born March 21, 1934 in Mannington, WV. He was an avid hunter, accomplished 1,000 yard shooter, skilled woodworker, and had a love for dogs. He was employed by the Marion County Board of Education, Mosbach Electric, and Owens Illinois. Edgar is survived by two sons, Casey Moore and his wife Brenda of Worthington and Kip Moore and his wife Rose of Pennsylvania; four grandchildren, Patrick Moore, Kelly Carpenter, Kimberly Hamilton, and Erica; and seven great grandchildren. In addition to his parents, Edgar is preceded in death by his wife, Mary Jean Ryan, and his siblings. The family will receive friends at Domico Funeral Home, 414 Gaston Ave., Fairmont, from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. on Thursday, August 31, 2017. The funeral service will be Thursday at the funeral home with Pastor Dan Meadows officiating. Interment will follow at Grandview Memorial Gardens.2 He was born on March 21, 1934 at Mannington, Marion Co., West Virginia.2 He married Mary Jean Paxton, daughter of Raymond Howard "Ray" Paxton and Martha Frances Walker, circa 1971.1 Edgar Snodgrass Ryan died on August 26, 2017 at Morgantown, Monongalia Co., West Virginia, at age 83.2

Family

Mary Jean Paxton b. September 11, 1928, d. November 26, 2013
Marriage*He married Mary Jean Paxton, daughter of Raymond Howard "Ray" Paxton and Martha Frances Walker, circa 1971.1 

Citations

  1. [S7141] Domico Funeral Home, online www.domicofh.com/, From the Mary J. Ryan obituary.
  2. [S7141] Domico Funeral Home, online www.domicofh.com/, From the Edgar S. Ryan obituary.

Wilbert Joseph Dufour1,2

M, b. July 27, 1923, d. February 28, 2000
     Wilbert Joseph Dufour was buried at Floral Hills Memorial Gardens, Route 2 Box 319, Clarksburg, Harrison Co., West Virginia.3 His Social Security Number was 235-20-5015.4 He was born on July 27, 1923 at Jeanette, Westmoreland Co., Pennsylvania.1,4,3,2 He married Lois Catherine Paxton, daughter of Raymond Howard "Ray" Paxton and Martha Frances Walker, on October 8, 1946 at Clarksburg, Harrison Co., West Virginia.1 Wilbert Joseph Dufour died on February 28, 2000 at West Virginia at age 76.4,3

Family

Lois Catherine Paxton b. May 15, 1926, d. April 30, 1994
Marriage*He married Lois Catherine Paxton, daughter of Raymond Howard "Ray" Paxton and Martha Frances Walker, on October 8, 1946 at Clarksburg, Harrison Co., West Virginia.1 

Citations

  1. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Dufour-Paxton marriage certificate.
  2. [S3706] 1926–1975, RG 147. The National Archives at Atlanta, Atlanta, Georgia Records of the Selective Service System, U.S. WWII Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947.
  3. [S1405] National Cemetery Administration, U.S. Veterans Gravesites, ca.1775-2006.
  4. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.

Charles Thomas Rogers1,2,3

M, b. June 6, 1930, d. February 6, 2006
     Charles Thomas Rogers was buried at Shinnston Masonic Cemetery, 1359 South Pike Street, Shinnston, Harrison Co., West Virginia.4 His Social Security Number was 236-44-8349.2 He was born on June 6, 1930 at Monogah, Marion Co., West Virginia.1,2 He married June Constance Paxton, daughter of Raymond Howard "Ray" Paxton and Martha Frances Walker, on December 30, 1949 at Monogah, Marion Co., West Virginia.1,4 Charles Thomas Rogers died on February 6, 2006 at Cleveland, Cuyahoga Co., Ohio, at age 75.2,3

Family

June Constance Paxton
Marriage*He married June Constance Paxton, daughter of Raymond Howard "Ray" Paxton and Martha Frances Walker, on December 30, 1949 at Monogah, Marion Co., West Virginia.1,4 

Citations

  1. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Rogers-Paxton marriage record.
  2. [S5223] Social Security Administration, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.
  3. [S857] Ohio Department of Health, Ohio Deaths, 1908-1932, 1938-2018.
  4. [S8215] Shinnston Masonic Cemetery, Harrison Co., WV, online www.findagrave.com.

Elizabeth Pearl Loudermill1,2

F, b. circa 1915, d. January 6, 1971
     Elizabeth Pearl Loudermill and Roy William Paxton were divorced.3 Elizabeth Pearl Loudermill was born circa 1915 at Harrison Co., West Virginia.2 As of July 1, 1933,her married name was Paxton.2 She married Roy William Paxton, son of Charles Abner Paxton and Bertha Cashiss "Birdie" Procious, on July 1, 1933 at Nutter Fort, Harrison Co., West Virginia.1,2 Elizabeth Pearl Loudermill died on January 6, 1971 at Parma, Cuyahoga Co., Ohio.3

Census Records

1940Dwelling 146, District 25-40, Lincoln, Marion Co., West Virginia4

Family

Roy William Paxton b. December 2, 1906, d. May 1, 1984
Divorce*Elizabeth Pearl Loudermill and Roy William Paxton were divorced.3 
Marriage* Elizabeth Pearl Loudermill married Roy William Paxton, son of Charles Abner Paxton and Bertha Cashiss "Birdie" Procious, on July 1, 1933 at Nutter Fort, Harrison Co., West Virginia.1,2 
Children

Citations

  1. [S1865] News-Herald, The, From the William Fredrick Paxton, Sr. obituiary in the May 12, 2009 edition.
  2. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Paxton-Loudermill marriage record.
  3. [S857] Ohio Department of Health, Ohio Deaths, 1908-1932, 1938-2018.
  4. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S5223] Social Security Administration, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.
  6. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.

Patsy Vivian Cohen1

F, b. circa 1906
     Her married name was Paxton. Patsy Vivian Cohen married Gilbert Marion Paxton, son of Charles Abner Paxton and Bertha Cashiss "Birdie" Procious.1 Patsy Vivian Cohen was born circa 1906 at West Virginia.2 She and Gilbert Marion Paxton were divorced in 1949 at Alachua Co., Florida.3

Census Records

1940Dwelling 60, District 20-41, Charleston, Kanawha Co., West Virginia2

Occupation

1940Beautician2

Family

Gilbert Marion Paxton b. June 20, 1913, d. November 3, 1962
Marriage*Patsy Vivian Cohen married Gilbert Marion Paxton, son of Charles Abner Paxton and Bertha Cashiss "Birdie" Procious.1 
Divorce* Patsy Vivian Cohen and Gilbert Marion Paxton were divorced in 1949 at Alachua Co., Florida.3 

Citations

  1. [S1331] Don Norman, "Descendants of Abner Jehu Paxton."
  2. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S1238] Florida Department of Health, Florida Divorce Index, 1927-2001.

Benjamin Randolph "Ben" Hamrick1,2,3,4,5

M, b. August 25, 1896, d. November 15, 1980
     Benjamin Randolph "Ben" Hamrick was buried at Canfield Cemetery, Braxton Co., West Virginia.5 He was born on August 25, 1896 at Adare, Clay Co., West Virginia.2,5 He married Clara Ocie Bleakney, daughter of Harry Wyant Bleakney and Laura Bell Paxton, on August 25, 1918 at Clay Co., West Virginia.1,6,4 Benjamin Randolph "Ben" Hamrick died on November 15, 1980 at West Virginia at age 84.5

Census Records

1920Dwelling 73, District 29, Henry, Clay Co., West Virginia7
1930Dwelling 64, District 5, Henry, Clay Co., West Virginia3
1940Dwelling 109, District 8-5, Henry, Clay Co., West Virginia8

Occupation

1920Railroad section worker7
1930Railroad section foreman3
1940Railroad section foreman8

Family

Clara Ocie Bleakney b. February 3, 1899, d. November 3, 1987
Marriage*Benjamin Randolph "Ben" Hamrick married Clara Ocie Bleakney, daughter of Harry Wyant Bleakney and Laura Bell Paxton, on August 25, 1918 at Clay Co., West Virginia.1,6,4 
Children

Citations

  1. [S1331] Don Norman, "Descendants of Abner Jehu Paxton."
  2. [S533] National Archives and Records Administration, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-18.
  3. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Hamrick-Blakney marriage certificate.
  5. [S4986] Canfield Cemetery, Braxton Co., WV, online http://www.findagrave.com/
  6. [S1352] Campbell Castle Front Porch for Genealogy, online Allyn Campbell.
  7. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S993] Charleston Daily Mail, From the Benjamin Carsel Hamrick obituary in the Jan 9, 2009 edition.
  10. [S616] Charleston Gazette, From the Erma Wilda Connor obituary in the Nov 2, 2013 edition.
  11. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Hamrick-Salisbury marriage certificate.
  12. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Hamrick-Workman marriage certificate.
  13. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Connor-Hamrick marriage certificate.
  14. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Hamrick-Frame marriage record.

Benjamin Carsel Hamrick1,2,3,4,5,6

M, b. January 16, 1920, d. January 7, 2009
FatherBenjamin Randolph "Ben" Hamrick1,7,5,6,8 b. August 25, 1896, d. November 15, 1980
MotherClara Ocie Bleakney1,7,5,6,8,9 b. February 3, 1899, d. November 3, 1987
     Benjamin Carsel Hamrick was buried at Canfield Cemetery, Herold Route, Sutton, Braxton Co., West Virginia.4,6 He was born on January 16, 1920 at Elkhurst, Clay Co., West Virginia.2,7,4,6 He married Dollie Mae Salisbury on September 25, 1944 at Wallback, Clay Co., West Virginia.2,7,3,4,6 Benjamin Carsel Hamrick died on January 7, 2009 at Sutton, Braxton Co., West Virginia, at age 88.4,6 He Benjamin Carsel Hamrick, 88, of Sutton died January 7, 2009, at his home. He was born January 16, 1920, in Elkhurst, Clay County, and was a son of the late Benjamin Randolph and Clara Ocie Blakney Hamrick. Also preceding him in death were his wife, Dollie Salisbury Hamrick; and brothers, Clarence, Clayton and Howard Hamrick. He was a conductor for the BC&G (Buffalo Creek & Gauley Railroad) and an Army Air Force World War II veteran, serving with the 515th Bombardment Squadron in 10 campaigns. He is survived by one son, Gary Hamrick and his wife, Lynn, of Sutton; one daughter, Connie Sue Schoonover of Ivydale; two brothers, Keith Hamrick of Widen and Dale Hamrick of Sutton; one sister, Erma Connor of Sutton; four grandchildren, Michelle Lace, Gregory Hamrick, Terri Scarola and Racheal Perdue; and seven great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, January 10, at Greene-Robertson Funeral Home, Sutton, with the Rev. Robey Godfrey officiating. Burial will be in Canfield Cemetery, Sutton. Friends may call Friday from 6 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home. on January 9, 2009.6

Census Records

1930Dwelling 64, District 5, Henry, Clay Co., West Virginia1
1940Dwelling 109, District 8-5, Henry, Clay Co., West Virginia5

Occupation

1940Railroad section hand5

Family

Dollie Mae Salisbury b. January 16, 1925, d. May 14, 2001
Marriage*Benjamin Carsel Hamrick married Dollie Mae Salisbury on September 25, 1944 at Wallback, Clay Co., West Virginia.2,7,3,4,6 
Children
  • Connie Sue Hamrick3,6
  • Gary L. Hamrick3,6

Citations

  1. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S1353] McKinney, online http://awtc.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=:2569820&id=I2245
  3. [S616] Charleston Gazette, From the Dollie Mae Hamrick obituary in the May 15, 2001 edition.
  4. [S4986] Canfield Cemetery, Braxton Co., WV, online http://www.findagrave.com/
  5. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S993] Charleston Daily Mail, From the Benjamin Carsel Hamrick obituary in the Jan 9, 2009 edition.
  7. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Hamrick-Salisbury marriage certificate.
  8. [S616] Charleston Gazette, From the Erma Wilda Connor obituary in the Nov 2, 2013 edition.
  9. [S993] Charleston Daily Mail, From the Ocie Bleakney Hamrick obituary in the Nov 5, 1987 edition.

Clarence Randolph Hamrick1,2,3

M, b. August 17, 1921, d. June 5, 1974
FatherBenjamin Randolph "Ben" Hamrick1,4,5,6,7 b. August 25, 1896, d. November 15, 1980
MotherClara Ocie Bleakney1,4,5,6,7 b. February 3, 1899, d. November 3, 1987
     His Social Security Number was 236-22-4299.8 Clarence Randolph Hamrick was buried at Canfield Cemetery, Braxton Co., West Virginia.3 He was born on August 17, 1921 at West Virginia.1,2,8,3 He married Clara Lucille Workman on November 1, 1947 at Wallback, Clay Co., West Virginia.2,4,9 Clarence Randolph Hamrick died on June 5, 1974 at age 52.8,3

Census Records

1930Dwelling 64, District 5, Henry, Clay Co., West Virginia1
1940Dwelling 109, District 8-5, Henry, Clay Co., West Virginia5

Family

Clara Lucille Workman b. July 26, 1929, d. December 10, 2009
Marriage*Clarence Randolph Hamrick married Clara Lucille Workman on November 1, 1947 at Wallback, Clay Co., West Virginia.2,4,9 
Children
  • Linda Hamrick9
  • Naomi Hamrick9
  • Sheila Hamrick9
  • Bruce Hamrick9

Citations

  1. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S1353] McKinney, online http://awtc.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=:2569820&id=I2245
  3. [S4986] Canfield Cemetery, Braxton Co., WV, online http://www.findagrave.com/
  4. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Hamrick-Workman marriage certificate.
  5. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S993] Charleston Daily Mail, From the Benjamin Carsel Hamrick obituary in the Jan 9, 2009 edition.
  7. [S616] Charleston Gazette, From the Erma Wilda Connor obituary in the Nov 2, 2013 edition.
  8. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  9. [S993] Charleston Daily Mail, From the Clara Lucille Workman Hamrick Rose obituary in the Dec 11, 2009 edition.

Erma Wilda Hamrick1,2

F, b. November 25, 1923, d. October 31, 2013
FatherBenjamin Randolph "Ben" Hamrick1,3,4,5,6 b. August 25, 1896, d. November 15, 1980
MotherClara Ocie Bleakney1,3,4,5,6,7 b. February 3, 1899, d. November 3, 1987
     Erma Wilda Hamrick was buried at Canfield Cemetery, Herold Route, Sutton, Braxton Co., West Virginia.2,6 She was born on November 25, 1923 at Sundon, Clay Co., West Virginia.3,2,8 As of July 6, 1944,her married name was Connor.3 She married Junior Ray Connor on July 6, 1944 at Swandale, Clay Co., West Virginia.3,2,6 Erma Wilda Hamrick died on October 31, 2013 at Braxton Co., West Virginia, at age 89.2,8,6 She Erma Wilda Connor, 89, died at home on October 31, 2013, after a long illness. She was born November 25, 1923, the daughter of the late Benjamin Hamrick and Ocie Bleakney Hamrick. She was also preceded in death by her husband of 50 years, Junior Ray Connor, and brothers, Carsel, Clarence, Clayton and Howard Hamrick. She is survived by sons, James "Smokey" and wife, Karen, Ben and wife, Cathy, Don and wife, Carolyn, all of Sutton, Jerry of Huntington, John and wife, Dianne, of Greenville, Va., and Gene and wife, Becky, of Vienna; daughters, Shirley Salisbury and husband, Bill, Patricia Given and husband, Marty, all of Sutton; brothers, Dale Hamrick and wife, Shirley, of Sutton and Keith Hamrick and wife, Wanda, of Widen. She is also survived by 15 grandchildren; five step-grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; nine step-great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; and three step-great-great-grandchildren. Friends may call at Greene-Robertson Funeral Home Saturday from 6 to 9 p.m. and service will be held Sunday at 1 p.m. Burial will be in the Canfield Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to Hospice Care Corporation, P.O. Box 323, Burnsville, WV 26335. on November 2, 2013.6

Census Records

1930Dwelling 64, District 5, Henry, Clay Co., West Virginia1
1940Dwelling 109, District 8-5, Henry, Clay Co., West Virginia4

Family

Junior Ray Connor b. September 25, 1923, d. July 27, 1994
Marriage*Erma Wilda Hamrick married Junior Ray Connor on July 6, 1944 at Swandale, Clay Co., West Virginia.3,2,6 
Children
  • James "Smokey" Connor6
  • Ben Connor6
  • Don Connor6
  • John Connor6
  • Gene Connor6
  • Shirley Connor6
  • Patricia Connor6

Citations

  1. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S4986] Canfield Cemetery, Braxton Co., WV, online http://www.findagrave.com/
  3. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Connor-Hamrick marriage certificate.
  4. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S993] Charleston Daily Mail, From the Benjamin Carsel Hamrick obituary in the Jan 9, 2009 edition.
  6. [S616] Charleston Gazette, From the Erma Wilda Connor obituary in the Nov 2, 2013 edition.
  7. [S993] Charleston Daily Mail, From the Ocie Bleakney Hamrick obituary in the Nov 5, 1987 edition.
  8. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.

Russell Clayton Hamrick1,2,3

M, b. August 11, 1925, d. May 13, 1981
FatherBenjamin Randolph "Ben" Hamrick1,4,5,6,7 b. August 25, 1896, d. November 15, 1980
MotherClara Ocie Bleakney1,4,5,6,7 b. February 3, 1899, d. November 3, 1987
     His Social Security Number was 234-34-3321.8 Russell Clayton Hamrick was buried at Poplar Ridge Cemetery, Sutton, Braxton Co., West Virginia.3 He was born on August 11, 1925 at Dundon, Clay Co., West Virginia.8,3 He married Norma Lorraine Frame on April 15, 1950 at Gassaway, Braxton Co., West Virginia.3,7 Russell Clayton Hamrick died on May 13, 1981 at Braxton Co., West Virginia, at age 55.2,3

Census Records

1930Dwelling 64, District 5, Henry, Clay Co., West Virginia1
1940Dwelling 109, District 8-5, Henry, Clay Co., West Virginia4

Family

Norma Lorraine Frame
Marriage*Russell Clayton Hamrick married Norma Lorraine Frame on April 15, 1950 at Gassaway, Braxton Co., West Virginia.3,7 

Citations

  1. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S1353] McKinney, online http://awtc.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=:2569820&id=I2245
  3. [S4987] Poplar Ridge Cemetery, Braxton Co., WV, online http://www.findagrave.com/
  4. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S993] Charleston Daily Mail, From the Benjamin Carsel Hamrick obituary in the Jan 9, 2009 edition.
  6. [S616] Charleston Gazette, From the Erma Wilda Connor obituary in the Nov 2, 2013 edition.
  7. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Hamrick-Frame marriage record.
  8. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.

Howard Dempster Hamrick1,2,3,4

M, b. December 4, 1927, d. July 11, 1990
FatherBenjamin Randolph "Ben" Hamrick1,5,6,7 b. August 25, 1896, d. November 15, 1980
MotherClara Ocie Bleakney1,5,6,7,8 b. February 3, 1899, d. November 3, 1987
     Howard Dempster Hamrick was buried at Canfield Cemetery, Sutton, Braxton Co., West Virginia.3,4 He married Patty Mae Jackson.3,4 Howard Dempster Hamrick was born on December 4, 1927 at Clay Co., West Virginia.2,3 He died on July 11, 1990 at Sutton, Braxton Co., West Virginia, at age 62.2,3,4 He Howard D. Hamrick, 62, of Little Birch, Braxton County, died July 11, 1990, in Braxton County Memorial Hospital, Sutton, after a short illness. He was a retired miner with Magestic Coal Co. and was an Army veteran. He attended Stump Chapel Baptist Church and was a member of UMW. Surviving: wife, Patty Jackson Hamrick; sons, Jeffrey and Douglas, both of Sutton; daughter, Jennifer Facemire of Little Birch; brothers, Carsel and Dale, both of Sutton, Keith of Widen; sister, Erma Connor of Sutton; two grandchildren. Service will be 1 p.m. Sunday in Stump Chapel Baptist Church. with the Rev. Darrell Ramsey and the Rev. Leslie Skidmore officiating. Burial will be in Canfield Cemetery, Herold Route, Sutton. on July 13, 1990.4

Census Records

1930Dwelling 64, District 5, Henry, Clay Co., West Virginia1
1940Dwelling 109, District 8-5, Henry, Clay Co., West Virginia5

Family

Patty Mae Jackson
Marriage*Howard Dempster Hamrick married Patty Mae Jackson.3,4 
Children
  • Jeffrey Hamrick4
  • Douglas Hamrick4
  • Jennifer Hamrick4

Citations

  1. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S1353] McKinney, online http://awtc.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=:2569820&id=I2245
  3. [S4986] Canfield Cemetery, Braxton Co., WV, online http://www.findagrave.com/
  4. [S616] Charleston Gazette, From the Howard D. Hamrick obituary in the Jul 13, 1990 edition.
  5. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S993] Charleston Daily Mail, From the Benjamin Carsel Hamrick obituary in the Jan 9, 2009 edition.
  7. [S616] Charleston Gazette, From the Erma Wilda Connor obituary in the Nov 2, 2013 edition.
  8. [S993] Charleston Daily Mail, From the Ocie Bleakney Hamrick obituary in the Nov 5, 1987 edition.