Arizona "Zona" Taylor

ID#207, b. 4 February 1890, d. about 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 about 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," 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.