Claude Raymond Ellis Summers

ID#639, b. 2 July 1881, d. 17 November 1952
Father: Joseph Summers
Mother: Martha Ellen Matthew1

Birth date: 2 July 1881 Note that the date had originally been written as July 22 but the second "2" was marked out
Birth place: Calhoun County, West Virginia.1,2

Photograph of Ellis with his parents and several siblings. Date taken: August 1917. Location: unknown. Eight of their 14 children are in this photo. Click on camera to view image, then use your browser's back button to return here.3

Ellis died at age 71 on 17 November 1952 in Calhoun County, West Virginia. He presumably died from a heart attack, as the death certificate states that he had chronic heart disease and died instantly.2 Ellis's body was interred on 19 November 1952 in the Mt. Zion United Methodist Cemetery, Mt. Zion, Calhoun County, West Virginia.2

Census Records

YearLocationEnumeration info as recorded
1900Calhoun County, West VirginiaClaud R. Summers, male, age 18, son, single, born July 1881 in West Virginia, a farm laborer with 4 months unemployed, attended school 4 months
(Official U.S. Census Date: 01 June 1900)4
1910Calhoun County, West VirginiaEllis R. Summers, male, age 29, son, single, born in West Virginia, a farm laborer (not at home)
(Official U.S. Census Date: 15 April 1910)5
Family Line(s):
Church Index
Last Edited Date=23 Apr 2014

Citations

  1. [S1815] Clade R. E. Summers, Calhoun County Register of Births, electronic image by West Virginia Archives & History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_bcsearch.aspx, file 808278_00080.jpg.
  2. [S545] Ellis Summers, Certificate of Death, Calhoun County, electronic image by West Virginia Archives & History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_dcsearch.aspx, file 1984254_0002012.jpg.
  3. [S68] Photograph of Joseph and Martha Summers with their adult children taken August 1917. From collection owned by Lela (Church) Leach, inherited by her son, Robert H. Leach. Digital scan of original photo made by Jo Ellen (Kuhn) Dalton.
  4. [S1181] Joseph Summers household, 1900 U.S. Census, Calhoun County, West Virginia, Lee District, Enumeration District 23, sheet 4B, National Archives micropublication T623_1757.
  5. [S1889] Joseph Summers household, 1910 U.S. Census, Calhoun County, West Virginia, Lee District, Enumeration District 20, sheet 2B, National Archives micropublication T624_1677.