Lyle Glenn Aston

ID#181, b. 15 May 1947, d. 30 March 1969
SP4 Lyle Glenn Aston - 1968
Father: still living
Mother: Eva Mae Harris

Birth date: 15 May 1947
Birth place: Reynolds Memorial Hospital, Glen Dale, Marshall County, West Virginia.1

Photograph of SP4 Lyle Glenn Aston. Date taken: 1968. Location: unknown. 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.2

Lyle died at age 21 on 30 March 1969 in Binh Duong, Republic of Vietnam (South Vietnam).1 Lyle's body was interred in the Fork Ridge Christian Church Cemetery, 8681 Fork Ridge Road, Glen Easton, Marshall County, West Virginia; his name appears on the gravestone as "Lyle G. Aston." The inscription reads, "SP4 11th Armd. Cav. Regt - Vietnam."1

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Family Line(s):
Aston Index
Harris Index
Last Edited Date=11 Jul 2017

Citations

  1. [S71] Lyle G. Aston gravestone, Fork Ridge Christian Cemetery, Marshall County, West Virginia; transcribed by Jo Ellen Dalton, 1983.
  2. [S548] Photograph of SP4 Lyle Glenn Aston. From collection owned by Alda Louise (Harris) Kuhn, and inherited by her daughter, Jo Ellen (Kuhn) Dalton, in 2005. Digital scan of original photo made by Dalton.
  3. [S315] Digital photograph of Lyle G. Aston 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.

Rosa "Rose" Henceroth

ID#182, b. 11 November 1900, d. 11 June 1924
Father: Henry Henceroth
Mother: Jane Alman

Birth date: 11 November 1900
Birth place: Marshall County, West Virginia.1,2,3

On 9 February 1920, Rosa married Joseph M. Aston, son of Charles Gibson Aston and Cancedella "Della" McGary, Moundsville, Marshall County, West Virginia. Rev. D. G. Slater certified that he united them in marriage. Note that Rosa's surname was misspelled as "Hencreoth" on the marriage record.4

Rose died at age 23 on 11 June 1924 in Cameron District, Marshall County, West Virginia. The cause of death was post partum hemorage; contributory cause was adherent placenta.1 Rose's body was interred on 15 June 1924 in the Oak Grove United Methodist Church Cemetery, Fork Ridge Road, Moundsville, Marshall County, West Virginia; her name appears on the gravestone as "Rose Aston." The inscription reads, "Joseph M. and Rose his wife and Rose May infant " (although Joseph was buried with his second wife in the Fork Ridge Christian Church Cemetery).1,3,5

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Deceased Children of Rosa "Rose" Henceroth and Joseph M. "Joe" Aston:

Family Line(s):
Aston Index
Harris Index
Last Edited Date=7 Jul 2015

Citations

  1. [S340] Rose Aston, Certificate of Death, Marshall County, electronic image by West Virginia Archives & History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_dcsearch.aspx, file 1953109_0001356.jpg.
  2. [S78] Information from privately maintained database, LIVING Kirke, compiler, obtained 03 September 2000.
  3. [S26] Rose and Rose May Aston gravestone, Oak Grove United Methodist Cemetery, Marshall County, West Virginia; transcribed by Jo Ellen (Kuhn) Dalton, 1983.
  4. [S722] Marriage License for Joseph M. Aston and Rosa Hencreoth, Marshall County, electronic image by West Virginia Archives & History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_mcsearch.aspx, file 4130838_00574.jpg.
  5. [S39] Interview with Alda Louise (Harris) Kuhn, by Jo Ellen (Kuhn) Dalton, 1983.
  6. [S90] Digital photograph of Rose and Rose May Aston gravestone in Oak Grove United Methodist Church Cemetery; photo taken by Jo Ellen Dalton, 26 May 2003.

Nina Ann Aston1

ID#183, b. 6 January 1949, d. 6 January 1949
Father: still living
Mother: Eva Mae Harris

Birth date: 6 January 1949
Birth place: Reynolds Memorial Hospital, Glen Dale, Marshall County, West Virginia.1

Nina died 3½ hours after premature birth on 6 January 1949 at Reynolds Memorial Hospital, Glen Dale, Marshall County, West Virginia. "Placenta praevia was the direct cause of hemorrhage and premature birth at 5-6 months.1" Nina was reportedly buried in an unmarked grave on 7 January 1949 in the Fork Ridge Christian Church Cemetery, 8681 Fork Ridge Road, Glen Easton, Marshall County, West Virginia. It was believed that she was buried next to her grandmother, Dessie Charlotte (Aston) Harris. On 22 June 2010, Nina's brother inquired about the location of the grave; Doug Murphy, a caretaker of the cemetery, used a prod and confirmed that there is a casket there.1,2
Family Line(s):
Aston Index
Harris Index
Last Edited Date=27 Jun 2015

Citations

  1. [S746] Nina Ann Aston, Certificate of Death, Marshall County, electronic image by West Virginia Archives & History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_dcsearch.aspx, file 1984024_0000639.jpg.
  2. [S9] Personal knowledge of Jo Ellen (Kuhn) Dalton.

Sue Ella Aston

ID#185, b. 23 August 1955, d. 16 June 2010
Father: Thomas Glen "Cy" Aston
Mother: Eva Mae Harris

Birth date: 23 August 1955
Birth place: Reynolds Memorial Hospital, Glen Dale, Marshall County, West Virginia.1,2

Sue died at age 54 on 16 June 2010 at home in Suwanee, Georgia. She had been in poor health for several years, and was beginning to show signs of Alzheimer's, the same disease that both her mother and maternal grandmother had endured.2,3

An online obituary was published on 17 June 2010 by the Grisell Funeral Homes & Crematory, 400 Jefferson Avenue, Moundsville, Marshall County, West Virginia.2 The following is a transcription of that obituary:

"Chambers, Sue Ella June 16, 2010
     Chambers, Sue Ella, age 54 of Suwanee, GA, formerly of Glen Easton, WV, died Wednesday, June 16, 2010 at home.
     She was born August 23, 1955 in Glen Dale, the daughter of Thomas “Cy” Aston of Moundsville and the late Eva Harris Aston.
     She was a member of Fork Ridge Christian Church, attended Praise Fellowship Church, where she was active in the children's nursery.
     In addition to her mother, she was preceded in death by an infant sister Nina Aston and a brother Lyle Aston.
     Survivors include her husband of 35 years David L. Chambers; a daughter Amber Chambers of Suwanee; her father; good friends Albert Edwards and Sean Edwards both of Suwanee, two nieces Erica Aston, Kara (Bennie) Hall; four nephews Brant Aston, Ian Aston, Jason Chambers, Nathan Chambers.
     Family will receive friends on Monday from 2-4 and 7-9pm at Grisell Funeral Home and Crematory, 400 Jefferson Ave., Moundsville, where funeral services will be held on Tuesday at 11:00am with Pastor Ed Moore and Pastor Christy Moore officiating.
     Interment in Fork Ridge Christian Church Cemetery.
     In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Alzheimer Research Foundation, 22512 Gateway Center Drive, Clarksburg, MD 20871
"


[original spelling and punctuation retained]



A memorial service for Sue was conducted on 22 June 2010 at Grisell Funeral Homes & Crematory, 400 Jefferson Avenue, Moundsville, Marshall County, West Virginia, with Pastors Ed and Christy Moore officiating. Sue's husband, Dave, had formerly sang with them in music ministry. At the graveside service, Pastor Christy led family and friends in singing "Amazing Grace" while Pastor Ed accompanied on guitar.1,3 Following a graveside service, Sue's body was interred on 22 June 2010 in the Fork Ridge Christian Church Cemetery, 8681 Fork Ridge Road, Glen Easton, Marshall County, West Virginia; her name appears on the gravestone as "Sue Ella Chambers."1,3

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

Citations

  1. [S762] Funeral memorial card, (Moundsville, West Virginia: Grisell Funeral Home), Sue Ella Chambers, 22 June 2010 service.
  2. [S745] Sue Ella Chambers obituary, presented by Grisell Funeral Homes and Crematory, Moundsville, West Virginia, online http://www.grisellfuneralhomes.com/obituaries.php
  3. [S9] Personal knowledge of Jo Ellen (Kuhn) Dalton.
  4. [S1945] Digital photograph of gravestone in Fork Ridge Christian Church Cemetery; photo taken by Jo Ellen Dalton, 25 September 2011.

Alice S. Streight1

ID#191, b. 24 December 1932, d. 29 April 2016

Deceased Child of Alice S. Streight and an unidentified or still living spouse:

Last Edited Date=13 May 2016

Citations

  1. [S455] Marriage License for James Russell Lyons and Linda Sharon Kuhn, Marshall County, electronic image by West Virginia Archives & History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_mcsearch.aspx, file 4130894_00584.jpg.
  2. [S1131] Marriage License for James Lyons and Alice Streight, Marshall County, electronic image by West Virginia Archives & History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_mcsearch.aspx, file 4130888_00636.jpg.
  3. [S2253] Alice S. Lyons obituary, presented by Grisell Funeral Home, Moundsville, West Virginia, online http://www.grisellfuneralhomes.com

Mary D. Aston1

ID#192, b. 8 August 1901, d. 29 March 1986
Father: Charles Gibson Aston
Mother: Cancedella "Della" McGary

Birth date: 8 August 1901
Birth place: Marshall County, West Virginia.1,2

Mary married David W. Ferrell, son of Ezekiel Ferrell and Jennie Bane, on 15 August 1925 at Moundsville, Marshall County, West Virginia. James E. Scott, minister, certified that he united them in marriage.1

Mary died at age 84 on 29 March 1986.2 Mary's body was interred in the Oak Grove United Methodist Church Cemetery, Fork Ridge Road, Moundsville, Marshall County, West Virginia; her name appears on the gravestone as "Mary D. Ferrell."2

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Census Records

YearLocationEnumeration info as recorded
1910Clay District, Marshall County, West VirginiaMary Aston, female, age 8, daughter, single, born in West Virginia, attended school
(Official U.S. Census Date: 15 April 1910)3
1940Washington District, Marshall County, West VirginiaMary D. Ferrell, female, age 38, wife, married, born in W. Virginia, highest grade of school completed: 8th
(Official U.S. Census Date: 01 April 1940)4

Deceased Child of Mary D. Aston and David W. Ferrell:

Family Line(s):
Aston Index
Last Edited Date=4 Feb 2016

Citations

  1. [S724] Marriage License for David W. Ferrell and Mary D. Aston, Marshall County, electronic image by West Virginia Archives & History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_mcsearch.aspx, file 4130840_00422.jpg.
  2. [S779] Digital photo of David W. and Mary D. Aston Ferrell gravestone in Oak Grove United Methodist Cemetery (Fork Ridge Road, Moundsville, Marshall County, West Virginia), taken by Willy Nelson (WillynWV) on 18 March 2009, online http://www.flickr.com/photos/willynwv/3366345980/in/…. Permission to use on this site granted by Nelson on 24 June 2011.
  3. [S1122] Charles G. Aston household, 1910 U.S. Census, Marshall County, West Virginia, Clay District, Enumeration District 80, sheet 14A (49 stamped), National Archives micropublication T624_1688.
  4. [S2070] David W. Ferrell household, 1940 U.S. Census, Marshall County, West Virginia, Washington Magisterial District, Moundsville city, Ward 1 (2 crossed out), Enumeration District 26-6, sheet 10A, National Archives micropublication T627_4426.

David W. Ferrell

ID#193, b. 8 February 1892, d. 4 February 1944
Father: Ezekiel Ferrell
Mother: Jennie Bane

Note: The death certificate for David's mother, Jennie Bane Ferrell, identifies Ezekiel Ferrell as her husband. From this, it is presumed that Ezekiel is David's father - although I need to find evidence to support this theory.1

Birth date: 8 February 1892.
Birth place: Greene County, Pennsylvania.2,3

David married Mary D. Aston, daughter of Charles Gibson Aston and Cancedella "Della" McGary, on 15 August 1925 at Moundsville, Marshall County, West Virginia. James E. Scott, minister, certified that he united them in marriage.3

David died at age 51 on 4 February 1944.2,4 David's body was interred in the Oak Grove United Methodist Church Cemetery, Fork Ridge Road, Moundsville, Marshall County, West Virginia; his name appears on the gravestone as "David W. Ferrell." There are two stones for David: a small one with only his name, and a newer stone with both his and his wife's names.2,5,4

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Census Records

YearLocationEnumeration info as recorded
1940Washington District, Marshall County, West VirginiaDavid W. Ferrell, male, age 48, head, married, born in Pennsylvania, a foreman for a smelter company, highest grade of school completed: 7th
(Official U.S. Census Date: 01 April 1940)6

Deceased Child of David W. Ferrell and Mary D. Aston:

Family Line(s):
Aston Index
Last Edited Date=17 Feb 2016

Citations

  1. [S1499] Jennie Ferrell, Certificate of Death, Marshall County, electronic image by West Virginia Archives & History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_dcsearch.aspx, file 1983744_0002182.jpg.
  2. [S26] David Ferrell gravestone, Oak Grove United Methodist Cemetery, Marshall County, West Virginia; transcribed by Jo Ellen (Kuhn) Dalton, 1983.
  3. [S724] Marriage License for David W. Ferrell and Mary D. Aston, Marshall County, electronic image by West Virginia Archives & History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_mcsearch.aspx, file 4130840_00422.jpg.
  4. [S779] Digital photo of David W. and Mary D. Aston Ferrell gravestone in Oak Grove United Methodist Cemetery (Fork Ridge Road, Moundsville, Marshall County, West Virginia), taken by Willy Nelson (WillynWV) on 18 March 2009, online http://www.flickr.com/photos/willynwv/3366345980/in/…. Permission to use on this site granted by Nelson on 24 June 2011.
  5. [S90] Digital photograph of David W. Ferrell gravestone in Oak Grove United Methodist Church Cemetery; photo taken by Jo Ellen Dalton, 26 May 2003.
  6. [S2070] David W. Ferrell household, 1940 U.S. Census, Marshall County, West Virginia, Washington Magisterial District, Moundsville city, Ward 1 (2 crossed out), Enumeration District 26-6, sheet 10A, National Archives micropublication T627_4426.

William Bailey Aston1,2

ID#194, b. 21 November 1903, d. 25 June 1953
Father: Charles Gibson Aston
Mother: Cancedella "Della" McGary

Birth date: 21 November 1903
Birth place: Rosby's Rock, Marshall County, West Virginia.2,3,4

William married Goldie Ethel Kerns on 23 November 1932 at Moundsville, Marshall County, West Virginia. O. J. Howearth, Pastor of the Christian Church, certified that he united them in marriage.3

William died at age 49 on 25 June 1953 at Reynolds Memorial Hospital, Glen Dale, Marshall County, West Virginia.4 William's body was interred on 28 June 1953 in the Salem Church of Christ Cemetery, Bowman Ridge, Glen Easton, Marshall County, West Virginia.4,5

Census Records

YearLocationEnumeration info as recorded
1910Clay District, Marshall County, West VirginiaWilliam Aston, male, age 6, son, single, born in West Virginia
(Official U.S. Census Date: 15 April 1910)6
1930Clay District, Marshall County, West VirginiaWilliam B. Aston, male, age 26, son, single, born in West Virginia, laborer on family farm
(Official U.S. Census Date: 01 April 1930)7

Deceased Child of William Bailey Aston and Goldie Ethel Kerns:

Family Line(s):
Aston Index
Last Edited Date=1 Sep 2016

Citations

  1. Birth Register did not record a middle name, only the initial "B."
  2. [S434] William B. Aston, Marshall County Register of Births, electronic image by West Virginia Archives & History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_bcsearch.aspx, file 4130821_00210.jpg.
  3. [S482] Marriage License for William Bailey Aston and Goldie Ethel Kerns, Marshall County, electronic image by West Virginia Archives & History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_mcsearch.aspx, file 4130843_00038.jpg.
  4. [S338] William Bailey Aston, Certificate of Death, Marshall County, electronic image by West Virginia Archives & History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_dcsearch.aspx, file 1984307_0001748.jpg.
  5. [S319] William and Goldie Aston gravestone, Salem Church of Christ Cemetery, Marshall County, West Virginia; transcribed by Jo Ellen (Kuhn) Dalton, 1983.
  6. [S1122] Charles G. Aston household, 1910 U.S. Census, Marshall County, West Virginia, Clay District, Enumeration District 80, sheet 14A (49 stamped), National Archives micropublication T624_1688.
  7. [S1118] Charles G. Aston household, 1930 U.S. Census, Marshall County, West Virginia, Clay District, Enumeration District 26-11, sheet 13B, National Archives micropublication T626_2543.

Goldie Ethel Kerns1

ID#195, b. 25 March 1914, d. 1967
Father: not yet identified
Mother: not yet identified

Birth date: 25 March 1914
Birth place: Glen Easton, Marshall County, West Virginia.2

Goldie's first marriage was to William Bailey Aston, son of Charles Gibson Aston and Cancedella "Della" McGary, on 23 November 1932 at Moundsville, Marshall County, West Virginia. O. J. Howearth, Pastor of the Christian Church, certified that he united them in marriage.1

Her second marriage was to James Franklin Riggs, son of Cobi Riggs and Sarah (unknown), on 23 December 1953 at Moundsville, Marshall County, West Virginia. J. Herbert Parks, a Minister of the Methodist Church, certified that he united them in marriage.2

Goldie's death in 19673 resulted from an accident as detailed in an undated newspaper clipping saved by Dessie Aston Harris. The following is a transcription of that story:

"A Marshall County woman was accidently killed Friday when struck by her own automobile. Mrs. Goldie Riggs, 52, of Bowmans Ridge, reportedly was backing out of a lot near her home when she sideswiped a parked vehicle. Getting out to inspect the damage to the rear of her automobile but failing to use the hand brake, she was killed when the car rolled over her and dragged her over an embankment, according to the Marshall County coroner."
[original spelling and punctuation retained]

Her body was interred in the Salem Church of Christ Cemetery, Bowman Ridge, Glen Easton, Marshall County, West Virginia.3

Deceased Child of Goldie Ethel Kerns and William Bailey Aston:

Family Line(s):
Aston Index
Last Edited Date=1 Sep 2016

Citations

  1. [S482] Marriage License for William Bailey Aston and Goldie Ethel Kerns, Marshall County, electronic image by West Virginia Archives & History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_mcsearch.aspx, file 4130843_00038.jpg.
  2. [S484] Marriage License for James Franklin Riggs and Goldie Kerns Aston, Marshall County, electronic image by West Virginia Archives & History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_mcsearch.aspx, file 4130890_00232.jpg.
  3. [S319] William and Goldie Aston gravestone, Salem Church of Christ Cemetery, Marshall County, West Virginia; transcribed by Jo Ellen (Kuhn) Dalton, 1983.

Lewis Alfred "Lew" Aston Sr.1,2

ID#196, b. 8 November 1906, d. 15 July 2000
Lewis Alfred Aston, Sr.
Father: Charles Gibson Aston
Mother: Cancedella "Della" McGary

Birth date: 8 November 1906
Birth place: Rosby's Rock, Marshall County, West Virginia.3

Lewis's first marriage was to Roxie Gertrude Moore, daughter of Z. Avril Moore and Adaline B. "Lina Bell" Taylor, on 28 October 1930 at Moundsville, Marshall County, West Virginia. C. A. Plum, a Minister in the Church of Christ, certified that he united them in marriage.4

As of 25 September 1931, Lewis and Gertrude lived at R.D. 3, Glen Easton. That address was in Marshall County, West Virginia. Also living there: Mary Rose Aston.5 He became a widower at age 36 when Roxie died on 7 April 1943.2,6

His second marriage was to Helen Lee West, daughter of Arch D. West and Nellie Viola Murphy, on 23 October 1943 at Moundsville, Marshall County, West Virginia. J. H. Carson, a Minister of the Methodist Church, certified that he united them in marriage.7

Lew was listed as the informant on the death certificate of his father, Charles G. Aston, dated 2 October 1948.8

Lew died at age 93 from Alzheimer's Disease on 15 July 2000 at Mound View Health Care Center, Moundsville, Marshall County, West Virginia. The family requested memorial contributions be made to the Alzheimer Disease Patient Care Fund Family Service of the Upper Ohio Valley or to the American Heart Association.2,9 Interred on 18 July 2000 in the Oak Grove United Methodist Church Cemetery, Fork Ridge Road, Moundsville, Marshall County, West Virginia, his name appears on the gravestone as "Lewis A. Aston Sr." An additional inscription reads, "Married Oct. 23, 1943."10

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Census Records

YearLocationEnumeration info as recorded
1910Clay District, Marshall County, West VirginiaLewis Aston, male, age 3, son, single, born in West Virginia
(Official U.S. Census Date: 15 April 1910)11
1930Clay District, Marshall County, West VirginiaLewis A. Aston, male, age 23, son, single, born in West Virginia, laborer on family farm
(Official U.S. Census Date: 01 April 1930)12

Deceased Child of Lewis Alfred "Lew" Aston Sr. and Roxie Gertrude Moore:

Family Line(s):
Aston Index
Last Edited Date=18 Feb 2016

Citations

  1. [S9] Personal knowledge of Jo Ellen (Kuhn) Dalton.
  2. [S118] Marshall County Obituaries, presented by The Marshall County WVGenWeb, Lewis A. Aston Obituary, online http://www.lindapages.com/marshall/obita.htm (moved from http://www.rootsweb.com/~wvmarsha/obituaries.htm).
  3. [S452] Lewis Alfred Aston, Marshall County Register of Births, electronic image by West Virginia Archives & History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_bcsearch.aspx, file 4130821_00408.jpg.
  4. [S471] Marriage License for Lewis Alfred Aston and Roxie Gertrude Moore, Marshall County, electronic image by West Virginia Archives & History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_mcsearch.aspx, file 4130842_00245.jpg.
  5. [S911] Mary Rose Aston, Certificate of Death, Marshall County, electronic image by West Virginia Archives & History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_dcsearch.aspx, file 1953680_0000210.jpg.
  6. [S26] Gravestone, Oak Grove United Methodist Cemetery, Marshall County, West Virginia; transcribed by Jo Ellen (Kuhn) Dalton, 1983.
  7. [S472] Marriage License for Lewis Aston and Helen Lee West, Marshall County, electronic image by West Virginia Archives & History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_mcsearch.aspx, file 4130846_00836.jpg.
  8. [S337] Charles Gibson Aston, Certificate of Death, Marshall County, electronic image by West Virginia Archives & History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_dcsearch.aspx, file 1984022_0001590.jpg.
  9. [S415] Lewis A. Aston, Social Security Death Index, compiled by Ancestry.com, online http://www.ancestry.com/search/DB.aspx?dbid=3693
  10. [S90] Digital photograph of Lewis A. Sr. and Helen L. Aston gravestone in Oak Grove United Methodist Church Cemetery; photo taken by Jo Ellen Dalton, 26 May 2003.
  11. [S1122] Charles G. Aston household, 1910 U.S. Census, Marshall County, West Virginia, Clay District, Enumeration District 80, sheet 14A (49 stamped), National Archives micropublication T624_1688.
  12. [S1118] Charles G. Aston household, 1930 U.S. Census, Marshall County, West Virginia, Clay District, Enumeration District 26-11, sheet 13B, National Archives micropublication T626_2543.
  13. [S26] Roxie Gertrude Aston and Mary Rose Aston gravestone, Oak Grove United Methodist Cemetery, Marshall County, West Virginia; transcribed by Jo Ellen (Kuhn) Dalton, 1983.

Helen Lee West1

ID#197, b. 2 August 1926, d. 22 August 1998
Father: Arch D. West
Mother: Nellie Viola Murphy

Birth date: 2 August 1926
Birth place: Moundsville, Marshall County, West Virginia.1

On 23 October 1943, Helen married Lewis Aston, son of Charles Gibson Aston and Cancedella "Della" McGary, Moundsville, Marshall County, West Virginia. J. H. Carson, a Minister of the Methodist Church, certified that he united them in marriage.1

Helen died at age 72 on 22 August 1998.2,3 Interred on 24 August 1998 in the Oak Grove United Methodist Church Cemetery, Fork Ridge Road, Moundsville, Marshall County, West Virginia, her name appears on the gravestone as "Helen L. Aston." An additional inscription reads, "Married Oct. 23, 1943."2

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Family Line(s):
Aston Index
Last Edited Date=6 May 2017

Citations

  1. [S472] Marriage License for Lewis Aston and Helen Lee West, Marshall County, electronic image by West Virginia Archives & History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_mcsearch.aspx, file 4130846_00836.jpg.
  2. [S90] Digital photograph of Lewis A. Sr. and Helen L. Aston gravestone in Oak Grove United Methodist Church Cemetery; photo taken by Jo Ellen Dalton, 26 May 2003.
  3. [S119] Marshall County Obituaries, presented by The Marshall County WVGenWeb, Helen L. Aston Obituary, online http://www.lindapages.com/marshall/obita.htm (moved from http://www.rootsweb.com/~wvmarsha/obituaries.htm).

Arizona "Zona" Taylor

ID#207, b. 4 February 1890, d. circa 1967
Father: not yet identified.
Mother: Adaline B. "Lina Bell" Taylor.1 Arizona "Zona" Taylor was born illegitimate on 4 February 1890 Marshall County, West Virginia.1,2 It has also been reported that Arizona was born on 24 February 1890.3

Her first marriage was to Alexander Whetzal, son of John D. Wetzal and Mary Ellen Allman, on 29 September 1906 at Moundsville, Marshall County, West Virginia. W. D. Reed, pastor, certified he united them in marriage at Calvary M. E. Church.2,3

Her second marriage was to Arch D. West on 8 July 1933 at Moundsville, Marshall County, West Virginia. L. E. Ressegger certified that he united them in marriage.3 The couple had obtained a marriage license, dated the same day, which described both Arch and Arizona as widowed.4

Arizona died circa 1967 at Moundsville General Hospital, Fourth Street, Moundsville, Marshall County, West Virginia.5,3 Arizona's body was interred in the Bowman Cemetery, Bowman Ridge, Marshall County, West Virginia.
Family Line(s):
Aston Index
Last Edited Date=2 Sep 2016

Citations

  1. [S1396] Arizona Taylor, Marshall County Register of Births, electronic image by West Virginia Archives & History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_bcsearch.aspx, file 4130821_00079.jpg.
  2. [S1393] Marriage License for Lewis A. Whetzal and Arizona Taylor, Marshall County, electronic image by West Virginia Archives & History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_mcsearch.aspx, file 4130835_00361.jpg.
  3. [S28] Arizona "Zona" West obituary, undated clipping from unidentified newspaper.
  4. [S1395] Marriage License for Arch D. West and Nellie V. Murphy, Marshall County, electronic image by West Virginia Archives & History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_mcsearch.aspx, file 4130838_00571.jpg.
  5. [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 Arizona Whetzal.

Arch D. West

ID#208, b. 1890, d. 1962
Father: not yet identified
Mother: not yet identified

Birth date: 1890
Birth place: Marshall County, West Virginia.1,2

His first marriage was to Nellie Viola Murphy, daughter of Samuel Murphy and Nannie Finnegan, on 7 February 1920 at Cameron, Marshall County, West Virginia. Rev. Philip J. Brady of Littleton, West Virginia, certified that he united them in marriage.1

His second marriage was to Arizona (Taylor) Whetzal, daughter of Adaline B. "Lina Bell" Taylor, on 8 July 1933 at Moundsville, Marshall County, West Virginia. L. E. Ressegger certified that he united them in marriage.3 The couple had obtained a marriage license, dated the same day, which described both Arch and Arizona as widowed.1

Arch died in 1962.2 Arch's body was interred in the Bowman Cemetery, Bowman Ridge, Marshall County, West Virginia.2

Deceased Child of Arch D. West and Nellie Viola Murphy:

Family Line(s):
Aston Index
Last Edited Date=18 Sep 2012

Citations

  1. [S1395] Marriage License for Arch D. West and Nellie V. Murphy, Marshall County, electronic image by West Virginia Archives & History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_mcsearch.aspx, file 4130838_00571.jpg.
  2. [S380] "Bowman Ridge Cemetery," gravestone inscriptions submitted by Carol L. Toole (read April 1994), presented by Marshall County WVGenWeb, online http://www.lindapages.com/marshall/cemetery/bowman.htm. Information pertaining to Arch D. West.
  3. [S28] Arizona "Zona" West obituary, undated clipping from unidentified newspaper.

Lewis Alexander "Alex" Whetzal1,2,3

ID#209, b. 13 December 1878, d. 13 October 1932
Father: John D. Wetzal
Mother: Mary Ellen Allman

Birth date: 13 December 1878.4 It has also been reported that Alexander was born in 1876.5
Birth place: West Virginia.4

Commonly known by his middle name, Alexander, or the shortened form, Alex.

Alexander married Arizona "Zona" Taylor, daughter of Adaline B. "Lina Bell" Taylor, on 29 September 1906 at Moundsville, Marshall County, West Virginia. W. D. Reed, pastor, certified he united them in marriage at Calvary M. E. Church.2,3

Alexander died at age 53 from an abcess lung on 13 October 1932 at R.D. 1, Glen Easton, Meade District, Marshall County, West Virginia.4 Alexander's body was interred on 16 October 1932 in the Salem Church of Christ Cemetery, Bowman Ridge, Glen Easton, Marshall County, West Virginia; The inscription reads, "Alexander's death certificate states that he was buried at "Bowman" which was the location of the cemetery rather than the cemetery name."4,5
Family Line(s):
Aston Index
Harris Index
Last Edited Date=25 Sep 2012

Citations

  1. Middle name per his death certificate.
  2. [S1393] Marriage License for Lewis A. Whetzal and Arizona Taylor, Marshall County, electronic image by West Virginia Archives & History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_mcsearch.aspx, file 4130835_00361.jpg.
  3. [S28] Arizona "Zona" West obituary, undated clipping from unidentified newspaper.
  4. [S1394] Alexander Wetzel, Certificate of Death, Marshall County, electronic image by West Virginia Archives & History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_dcsearch.aspx, file 1953686_0001666.jpg.
  5. [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 Louis Alex. Whetzal.