Jeremiah Church1

ID#2731, b. 14 February 1845, d. 23 February 1936
Father: William Clark Church.2
Mother: Elizabeth Johns.2,3

Birth date: 14 February 1845.4,2
Birth place: Pendleton County, Virginia, The 1850 census is the only one that reported he was born in Pendleton County, yet this would be correct as Highland County was not formed until 1847.1 The 1860 census and the marriage and death records for Jeremiah all recorded Highland County as his birthplace. This indicates that he was born in that part of southern Pendleton County that helped form Highland County in 1847 from the southern part of Pendleton County and the northern part of Bath County.2,4,5

Jeremiah married Mary Ann Johns on 25 February 1866 in Lewis County, West Virginia.2

Jeremiah died at age 91 on 23 February 1936 at Parkersburg, Wood County, West Virginia. He was in the county infirmary at the time; cause of death was lobar pneumonia.4 His body was interred on 26 February 1936 in the Pennsylvania. Unfortunately, his death certificate does not identify the cemetery or even a county.4
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Last Edited Date=14 Dec 2013

Citations

  1. [S1653] William Church household, 1850 U.S. Census, Highland County, Virginia, the 25th District, page 72B, National Archives micropublication M432_952.
  2. [S1727] Register of Marriages for Jeramiah Church and Mary Ann Johns, Lewis County, electronic image by West Virginia Archives & History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_mcsearch.aspx, file .jpg.
  3. [S1732] Jerry Church, Certificate of Death, Wood County, electronic image by West Virginia Archives & History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_dcsearch.aspx, file .jpg, identifies mother's maiden name as Elizabeth Johns.
  4. [S1732] Jerry Church, Certificate of Death, Wood County, electronic image by West Virginia Archives & History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_dcsearch.aspx, file .jpg.
  5. [S1731] William Church household, 1860 U.S. Census, Highland County, Virginia, Head Waters Post Office, pages 87 and 88, National Archives micropublication M653_1354.