John Wallace1

ID#511
Father: unidentified Wallace
Mother: not yet identified

Birth date: unknown
Birth place: unknown.
Family Line(s):
Church Index
Last Edited Date=18 May 2013

Citations

  1. [S54] Carrie C. (Roberts) Richmond, compiler, History of the Roberts Clan, by Carrie C. (Roberts) Richmond, 1966.

baby Wallace1

ID#512, b. 1877, d. 19 March 1878
Father: George Wallace
Mother: Mary Roberts

Birth date: 1877.2
Birth place: unknown.

baby Wallace died on 19 March 1878 at Long Drain Run, Littleton, Wetzel County, West Virginia. The 3-month-old infant died along with her mother, Mary (Roberts) Wallace, and cousin, Mary Church. All three were brutally murdered by the infant's uncle, John Wallace.3,2 She has also been reported to have died on 21 March 1878, but this date is incorrect per Mary Church's gravestone and various newspaper accounts of their murder.2,3
Family Line(s):
Church Index
Last Edited Date=20 Jun 2017

Citations

  1. [S54] Carrie C. (Roberts) Richmond, compiler, History of the Roberts Clan, by Carrie C. (Roberts) Richmond, 1966.
  2. [S54] Carrie C. (Roberts) Richmond, compiler, History of the Roberts Clan, by Carrie C. (Roberts) Richmond, 1966, page 3.
  3. [S233] Digital photograph of Mary J. Church gravestone in Thomas Chapel Cemetery; photo taken by LIVING Church.

David Reason Kerby

ID#513, b. 10 January 1872, d. 23 October 1945
Father: John Wesley Kerby.1
Mother: Ruhamah Stallman.1

Birth date: 10 January 1872
Birth place: Calhoun County, West Virginia.1,2

David married Esther Dora "Essie" Wallace, daughter of George Wallace and Mary Roberts, on 13 February 1898 in Calhoun County, West Virginia.2

David died at age 73 from pulmonary embolism on 23 October 1945 at St. Joseph Hospital, Parkersburg, Wood County, West Virginia.1 David's body was interred on 26 October 1945 in the Husk Cemetery, Lee District, Calhoun County, West Virginia.1
Family Line(s):
Church Index
Last Edited Date=22 May 2013

Citations

  1. [S1823] David Reason Kerby, Certificate of Death, Wood County, electronic image by West Virginia Archives & History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_dcsearch.aspx, file 1983805_0000672.jpg.
  2. [S1824] Register of Marriages for David R. Kerby and Ester D. Wallace, Calhoun County, electronic image by West Virginia Archives & History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_mcsearch.aspx, file 4011510_00132.jpg.

Virginia "Jane" Church1

ID#514, b. circa 1851
Father: not yet identified
Mother: not yet identified

Birth date: circa 1851
Birth place: Virginia.2

Virginia married Noah Roberts, son of Enoch Roberts and Elizabeth Bartrug, in October 1869.2

Census Records

YearLocationEnumeration info as recorded
1870Church Township, Wetzel County, West VirginiaJane Roberts, female, age 19, born in Virginia, married in October 1869, keeping house
(Official U.S. Census Date: 01 June 1870)2
Family Line(s):
Church Index
Last Edited Date=21 Nov 2011

Citations

  1. [S54] Carrie C. (Roberts) Richmond, compiler, History of the Roberts Clan, by Carrie C. (Roberts) Richmond, 1966, page 10.
  2. [S1232] Noah Roberts household, 1870 U.S. Census, Wetzel County, West Virginia, Church Township, Burton Post Office, page 29 (158 stamped), National Archives micropublication M593_1701.

Emma Church1

ID#515, b. 11 June 1869, d. 22 June 1869
Father: William S. "Bill" Church
Mother: Elizabeth Jane "Betsy" Roberts

Birth date: 11 June 1869.2
Birth place: unknown.

Emma died on 22 June 1869. The handwritten record of the family of William Church and Elizabeth Roberts Church supplied by Vera Church Blake stated that Emma died in infancy. This is confirmed by her tombstone which states that she was only 11 days old.2,1 Emma's body was interred in the Thomas Chapel Cemetery, Wetzel County, West Virginia; her name appears on the gravestone as "Infant Church, d/o WS & E, 22 Jun 1869, 11 das."2
Family Line(s):
Church Index
Last Edited Date=4 Sep 2015

Citations

  1. [S56] William Church Family, copy of handwritten record, in possession of Jo Ellen Dalton.
  2. [S248] Thomas Chapel Cemetery, readings, presented by Wetzel County WVGenWeb, online http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~wvwetzel/church/…

Allan Reid Church1,2

ID#517, b. 1 January 1928, d. 5 January 2006
Allan Reid Church - 07 September 2002
Father: Ollie Canvas Church
Mother: Irma Katherine Crow

Birth date: 1 January 1928
Birth place: Moundsville, Marshall County, West Virginia.3,2

On 5 January 2006 at age 78, Allan died in his sleep at home (1287 Upland Hills Drive North, Upland, California.)4
Family Line(s):
Church Index
Last Edited Date=17 May 2013

Citations

  1. [S230] Interview with Patricia (Church) Young by Jo Ellen (Kuhn) Dalton, 10 September 2000.
  2. [S86] Family information sheet completed during Church family reunion, 07 September 2002.
  3. [S57] Allen Reid Church entry, Marshall County Index To Birth Records citing volume 5, page 584.
  4. [S396] Interview with Phyllis (Brosnan) Church by Jo Ellen (Kuhn) Dalton, 09 September 2006.

Mary C. Core1

ID#518, b. circa 1877
Father: David F. Core
Mother: Ellen D. Paden

Birth date: circa 1877.2 It has also been reported that Mary was born circa 1876.3
Birth place: Ritchie County, West Virginia.2

Mary married William Anthony Church, son of William S. "Bill" Church and Elizabeth Jane "Betsy" Roberts, on 23 February 1901 in Calhoun County, West Virginia.4,2

Census Records

YearLocationEnumeration info as recorded
1880Clay District, Ritchie County, West VirginiaMary C. Core, female, age 4, daughter, single, born in WVa
(Official U.S. Census Date: 01 June 1880)1
1910Beaver District, Nicholas County, West VirginiaMary Church, female, age 31, wife, married 9 years, born in West Virginia, no children
(Official U.S. Census Date: 15 April 1910)3
Family Line(s):
Church Index
Last Edited Date=25 Jun 2017

Citations

  1. [S259] Ellen D. Core household, 1880 U.S. Census, Ritchie County, West Virginia, Clay District, Enumeration District 151, page 29 (398 stamped), National Archives micropublication T9_1413.
  2. [S257] Marriage License for William A. Church and Mary Core, Calhoun County, electronic image by West Virginia Archives & History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_mcsearch.aspx, file 4011510_00271.jpg.
  3. [S196] William A. Church household, 1910 U.S. Census, Nicholas County, West Virginia, Beaver District, Enumeration District 106, sheet 35A (35 stamped), National Archives micropublication T624_1691.
  4. [S195] "West Virginia Marriages, January 1881 to November 1936," data transcriptions presented by The Calhoun County WVGenWeb, online http://www.wvgenweb.org/calhoun/gr1881-1936.txt

Helen Lois Alley1

ID#526, b. 9 November 1927, d. 20 March 1994
Helen Lois Alley - 1944 senior picture
Father: Forrest William Alley
Mother: Vella Church

Birth date: 9 November 1927
Birth place: Moundsville, Marshall County, West Virginia.1,2

Photograph of Helen. Date taken: 1941. Location: unknown. Click on camera to view image, then use your browser's back button to return here.3

Helen married Glen Richmond Harris, son of James Ray Harris and Mary Ann Horner, on 20 January 1945 at Moundsville, Marshall County, West Virginia. J. R. Harris, a minister of the Church of Christ, certified that he united them in marriage.1

As of 1976, Helen and Glen lived at 3189 Union SE Av, Minerva, Stark County, Ohio.4

Per the Social Security Death Index, the last address of record for Helen was Minerva, Stark County, Ohio.5

Helen died at age 66 on 20 March 1994.2,6

A memorial service for Helen was conducted on 23 March 1994 at Grisell Funeral Home, Moundsville, Marshall County, West Virginia.2 Helen's body was interred on 23 March 1994 in the Salem Church of Christ Cemetery, Bowman Ridge, Glen Easton, Marshall County, West Virginia.7

Deceased Child of Helen Lois Alley and Glen Richmond Harris:

Family Line(s):
Church Index
Harris Index
Last Edited Date=19 Jan 2018

Citations

  1. [S578] Marriage License for Glen R. Harris and Helen Lois Alley, Marshall County, electronic image by West Virginia Archives & History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_mcsearch.aspx, file 4130847_00175.jpg.
  2. [S762] Funeral memorial card, (Moundsville, West Virginia: Grisell Funeral Home), Helen L. Harris, 23 March 1994 service.
  3. [S336] Photograph of Helen Alley taken 1944. From collection owned by Nellie (Church) Kuhn, inherited by her daughter. Digital scan of original photo made in 2006 by Jo Ellen (Kuhn) Dalton.
  4. [S1934] U.S. Public Records Index, Volume 1, online http://www.ancestry.com (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.), Glen R. Harris data, supports street address.
  5. [S899] Helen L. Harris, Social Security Death Index, compiled by Ancestry.com, online http://www.ancestry.com/search/DB.aspx?dbid=3693
  6. [S899] Helen L. Harris, Social Security Death Index, compiled by Ancestry.com, online http://www.ancestry.com/search/DB.aspx?dbid=3693, supports month and year of birth.
  7. [S1391] "Salem Church of Christ Cemetery," gravestone readings submitted by John and Clarice (Eller) Stanley in June 1988, presented by The Marshall County WVGenWeb, online http://www.lindapages.com/marshall/cemetery/salem.htm. Information pertaining to Helen L. (Alley) Harris.

Paul Edward Alley1,2

ID#527, b. 7 March 1924, d. 11 June 2009
Paul Edward Alley
Father: Forrest William Alley
Mother: Vella Church

Birth date: 7 March 1924
Birth place: Moundsville, Marshall County, West Virginia.3,4

As of 8 September 2001, Paul lived at 55124 Lansing Terrace Drive, Lansing, Ohio.1

Photograph of Paul taken during the Church family reunion of descendants of Eli Church and Lenora Susan Summers. Date taken: 11 September 2004. Location: Grand Vue Park, Moundsville, Marshall County, West Virginia. Click on camera to view full (or larger) image than the one shown here, then use your browser's back button to return to this page.

Paul died at age 85 on 11 June 2009.5

Per the Social Security Death Index, the address of record for Paul was Lansing, Ohio. Paul had in fact lived at that address for several years, however, he spent his final 3 or 4 weeks at the home of his niece, Barbe, who also lived close to his sister, Doris. Mother and daughter provided excellent care for Paul.6 The immediate family honored Paul's request that there be no calling hours or services; he was buried during a private ceremony.
Family Line(s):
Church Index
Last Edited Date=11 Jul 2017

Citations

  1. [S86] Family information sheet completed during Church family reunion, 07 September 2002.
  2. [S228] Family information sheet completed during Church family reunion, 08 September 2001.
  3. [S583] Marriage License for Paul E. Alley and Romaine Mason, Marshall County, electronic image by West Virginia Archives & History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_mcsearch.aspx, file 4130847_00195.jpg.
  4. [S585] World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946, Ancestry.com, online http://www.ancestry.com (Provo, Utah: The Generations Network, Inc.), Paul E. Alley.
  5. [S570] Paul E. Alley, Social Security Death Index, compiled by Ancestry.com, online http://www.ancestry.com
  6. [S571] LIVING Alley, "Re: New Church Family Member, Maybe," e-mail to Jo Ellen Dalton, 27 August 2009.

Charles Carl "Bud" Estep1

ID#532, b. 1 December 1931, d. 15 March 2016
Charles "Bud" Estep - 11 September 2004
Parents: identified, but names protected

Birth date: 1 December 1931.2 It has also been reported that Charles was born on 1 December 1930.3
Birth place: Wheeling, Ohio County, West Virginia.3

Commonly known by his nickname, Bud.4

Charles died at age 84 on 15 March 2016 at Wheeling, Ohio County, West Virginia. He was in the Bishop Joseph H. Hodges Continuous Care Center at the time of his death.5

An online obituary was published by the Grisell Funeral Homes & Crematory, 400 Jefferson Avenue, Moundsville, Marshall County, West Virginia.5

A memorial service for Charles was conducted on 26 March 2016 at First Baptist Church, 1470 National Road, Wheeling, Ohio County, West Virginia.5 He was buried during a private ceremony in the Greenwood Cemetery, 1526 National Road, Wheeling, Ohio County, West Virginia.5

Deceased Child of Charles Carl "Bud" Estep and an unidentified or still living spouse:

Family Line(s):
Church Index
Last Edited Date=12 Feb 2018

Citations

  1. [S228] Family information sheet completed during Church family reunion, 08 September 2001.
  2. [S227] Interview with LIVING Estep by Jo Ellen (Kuhn) Dalton, 11 September 2004.
  3. [S581] Marriage License for Charles C. Estep and Doris Alley, Marshall County, electronic image by West Virginia Archives & History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_mcsearch.aspx, file 4130889_00596.jpg.
  4. [S9] Personal knowledge of Jo Ellen (Kuhn) Dalton.
  5. [S2213] Charles "Bud" Estep obituary, presented by Grisell Funeral Home, Moundsville, West Virginia, online http://www.grisellfuneralhomes.com
  6. [S228] Family information sheet completed during Church family reunion, 08 September 2001.

Oscar Leach1

ID#533, b. 7 March 1883, d. May 1963
Father: not yet identified
Mother: not yet identified

Birth date: 7 March 1883
Birth place: Limestone, Marshall County, West Virginia.2

Oscar married Emily Alice Cunningham. As of 12 September 1918, Oscar and Emily lived at Mansfield, Piatt County, Illinois. Also living there: Homer O. Leach.3

Oscar died at age 80 in May 1963.4

Deceased Child of Oscar Leach and Emily Alice Cunningham:

Family Line(s):
Church Index
Last Edited Date=19 Mar 2018

Citations

  1. He had no middle name per his WWII draft registration card.
  2. [S351] U.S. World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942, online http://www.ancestry.com (Provo, Utah: MyFamily.com, Inc.), Oscar Leach.
  3. [S618] World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918, online http://www.ancestry.com (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.), Oscar Leach.
  4. [S415] Social Security Death Index, compiled by Ancestry.com, online http://www.ancestry.com/search/DB.aspx?dbid=3693, 05 November 2009.
  5. [S231] Interview with Robert H. Leach by Jo Ellen (Kuhn) Dalton, 12 September 1999.

Emily Alice Cunningham

ID#534
Father: not yet identified.
Mother: not yet identified.

Birth date: not yet determined
Birth place: not yet determined.

Emily married Oscar Leach. As of 12 September 1918, Emily and Oscar lived at Mansfield, Piatt County, Illinois. Also living there: Homer O. Leach.1

Deceased Child of Emily Alice Cunningham and Oscar Leach:

Family Line(s):
Church Index
Last Edited Date=19 Mar 2018

Citations

  1. [S618] World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918, online http://www.ancestry.com (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.), Oscar Leach.
  2. [S231] Interview with Robert H. Leach by Jo Ellen (Kuhn) Dalton, 12 September 1999.

Patricia Lou "Patty" Williams1

ID#540, b. 24 April 1938, d. 19 April 1991
Father: Glenn Williams
Mother: Betty Schaffer

Birth date: 24 April 1938
Birth place: Moundsville, Marshall County, West Virginia.1

Patty died at age 52 on 19 April 1991 in Wheeling, Ohio County, West Virginia.2,3

A memorial service for Patty was conducted on 22 April 1991 at Grisell Funeral Home, Moundsville, Marshall County, West Virginia.4 Following a graveside service, Patty's body was interred on 22 April 1991 in the Fork Ridge Christian Church Cemetery, 8681 Fork Ridge Road, Glen Easton, Marshall County, West Virginia; her name appears on the gravestone as "Patricia L. Patty Leach." The inscription reads, "Jan. 24, 1959 (inside a pair of wedding rings)."4

Click on camera icon(s) to view photo(s) of gravestone, then use your browser's back button to return here.5
Family Line(s):
Church Index
Last Edited Date=28 Jun 2015

Citations

  1. [S591] Marriage License for Norman Dean Leach and Patricia Lou Williams, Marshall County, electronic image by West Virginia Archives & History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_mcsearch.aspx, file 4130891_00423.jpg.
  2. [S228] Family information sheet completed during Church family reunion, 08 September 2001.
  3. [S86] Family information sheet completed during Church family reunion, 07 September 2002.
  4. [S762] Funeral memorial card, (Moundsville, West Virginia: Grisell Funeral Home), Patricia "Patty" Leach, 22 April 1991 service.
  5. [S315] Digital photograph of Patricia L. "Patty" Leach gravestone in Fork Ridge Christian Church Cemetery (Fork Ridge Road, Glen Easton, Marshall County, West Virginia); photo taken by Jo Ellen Dalton, 04 October 2005.