William David "Will" Summers1

ID#633, b. 23 June 1866, d. 1 November 1920
Father: Joseph Summers
Mother: Martha Ellen Matthew

Birth date: 23 June 1866
Birth place: Taylor County, West Virginia.1,2,3

William's first marriage was to Rachel R. Stevens on 7 August 1897 in Calhoun County, West Virginia.2

William and Rachel were divorced before 1900.2

His second marriage was to Mary F. (Jeffreys) Burrows, daughter of Samuel Jeffreys and Sarah (unknown), on 29 April 1900 in Calhoun County, West Virginia. R. P. Fitch was the officiating minister at the ceremony, which was held at the mouth of Daniel's Run. Both the groom and bride were recorded as "divorced."1

His second marriage was to Lucinda Lutz on 21 June 1913 at Parkersburg, Wood County, West Virginia. H. T. Watts certified that he united them in marriage.4

Will and Mary were divorced before 1920. The 1920 federal census shows Mary living in the household of her nephew and having a marital status of divorced.5

William died at age 54 on 1 November 1920.6,7

Census Records

YearLocationEnumeration info as recorded
1870Taylor County, West VirginiaWilliam D. Summers, male, age 4, born in West Virginia
(Official U.S. Census Date: 01 June 1870)3
1880Calhoun County, West VirginiaWilliam D. Summers, male, age 13, son, single, born in W Va, worked on farm, attended school
(Official U.S. Census Date: 01 June 1880)8
1900Calhoun County, West VirginiaWilliam Summers, male, age 33, son, married 0 years, born Jun 1866 in West Virginia, a farm laborer with 4 months unemployed
(Official U.S. Census Date: 01 June 1900)9
Family Line(s):
Church Index
Last Edited Date=28 Apr 2013

Citations

  1. [S285] Marriage License for William D. Summers and Mary F. Burrows, Calhoun County, electronic image by West Virginia Archives & History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_mcsearch.aspx, file 4011510_00219.jpg.
  2. [S195] "West Virginia Marriages, January 1881 to November 1936," presented by The Calhoun County WVGenWeb, online http://www.wvgenweb.org/calhoun/gr1881-1936.txt
  3. [S255] Joseph Summers household, 1870 U.S. Census, Taylor County, West Virginia, Haymond Township, Pruntytown Post Office, page 13 (sheet 186 stamped), National Archives micropublication M593_1699.
  4. [S1349] Marriage License for William D. Summers and Lucinda Lutz, Wood County, electronic image by West Virginia Archives & History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_mcsearch.aspx, file 4130726_00467.jpg.
  5. [S574] James H. Snyder household, 1920 U.S. Census, Cabell County, West Virginia, Barboursville District Precinct 2 (village of Barboursville), Enumeration District 1, sheet 16A, National Archives micropublication T625_1951.
  6. [S55] Joseph Summers family, copy of handwritten record, in possession of Jo Ellen Dalton.
  7. [S82] Family of Joseph and Martha Summers, photocopy of handwritten record supplied by Vera Church Blake (original author unidentified), in possession of Jo Ellen Dalton.
  8. [S199] Joseph Summers household, 1880 U.S. Census, Calhoun County, West Virginia, Lee District, Enumeration District 144, page 5A (243 stamped), National Archives micropublication T9_1401.
  9. [S1181] Joseph Summers household, 1900 U.S. Census, Calhoun County, West Virginia, Lee District, Enumeration District 23, sheet 4B, National Archives micropublication T623_1757.