West Virginia

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Gabriel holding his newborn son Robert.
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Jan 8, 1929 - Unknown
Added Nov 25, 2020 by: Bob Arlia
Bob Arlia
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Gabriel supervising target practice with cub scouts His son Robert is holding the gun on the right
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Jan 8, 1929 - Unknown
Added Nov 25, 2020 by: Bob Arlia
Bob Arlia
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Carolyn Harshbarger Saville holding Deloris Saville ( grand daughter) Louise holding great grandson Terrell Shane LaRue, Constance Butler .granddaughter( daughter of Deloris Harshbarger Butler ) and her daughter Crystal Lynn McIntyre ( great grand daughter
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Dec 17, 1901 - c. Apr 24, 1975
Added Nov 3, 2020 by: Deloris Simon
Deloris Simon
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Carolyn Harshbarger Saville, Louise Marie Pence Harshbarger, Deloris Harshbarger Butler
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Dec 17, 1901 - c. Apr 24, 1975
Added Nov 3, 2020 by: Deloris Simon
Deloris Simon
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holding grand daughter deloris marie saville
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Dec 17, 1901 - c. Apr 24, 1975
Added Nov 3, 2020 by: Deloris Simon
Deloris Simon
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I discovered him in an acting class at 17 and assumed he would be a famous movie star! Bluefield, West Virginia 1976.
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Oct 21, 1958 - Jun 19, 2011
Added Oct 29, 2020 by: Amanda S. Stevenson
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The 1987 Kempsville Junior High School Wrestling Team includes the following: Wrestling: Row 1: Tony Bobulinski, Steve McSweeney, Carlo Veloso, John Douglas, Jason Freedman, Nick Durney, Bill Bartolomea, Chris Fussel. Row 2: Alan Orts, Brian Fanning, Chris Shults, Tony Griffin, Charles Daniels, Chris Thomas, Eric Spence, coach - Tim Spruill.
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Jul 28, 1972 - Unknown
A photo of the grave of Edna V. Tyson. She is buried with her daughter.
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Feb 5, 1922 - Jun 1, 2006
Added Oct 27, 2020 by: Kathy Pinna
Kathy Pinna
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Memorial to Edna V. Tyson
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Feb 5, 1922 - Jun 1, 2006
Added Oct 27, 2020 by: Kathy Pinna
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The last photo I took of him we were riding on the Pocahontas ferry crossing over the James River heading to Jamestown.
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Unknown - Sep 11, 2020
Added Sep 11, 2020 by: Katherine Pearl
Katherine Pearl
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During flight trials to win a contract from the U.S. Army Signal Corps, pilot Orville Wright and passenger Lt. Thomas Selfridge crashed in a Wright Flyer at Fort Myer, Virginia. Wright was injured, and Selfridge becomes the first passenger to die in an airplane accident. Another image of this crash can be found at: https://www.ancientfaces.com/photo/pilot-orville-wright-plane-crash-kills-lt-selfridg/1204822
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Aug 19, 1871 - Jan 30, 1948
This is a photo of Vivian O Cruser added by Mark Travis on September 9, 2020.
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Nov 25, 1900 - Jul 22, 2000
Added Sep 9, 2020 by: Mark Travis
Mark Travis
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Vivian is seated on far L (white dress).
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Nov 25, 1900 - Jul 22, 2000
Added Sep 9, 2020 by: Mark Travis
Mark Travis
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A photo of Owen Surrette and Lelia Jane Surrett, parents of Darl B Sarrett, on their wedding day. Photograph taken somewhere near Whitesville WV
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Unknown - Unknown
Added Jun 6, 2019 by: Becky Sarrett-Cloonan
A photo of Owen and Lelia Jane Surrett. This Picture was taken at the homeplace built by Owen in Whitesville WV. They both lived there until they died.
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Unknown - Unknown
Added Jun 6, 2019 by: Becky Sarrett-Cloonan
A photo of James Shinn - High School Graduation
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Oct 3, 1934 - Unknown
Added Mar 6, 2019 by: Judy Shinn
Judy Shinn
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A photo of Dollie Shinn and baby Jackie - visiting and decided to take Pictures
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Unknown - Apr 3, 1969
Added Mar 6, 2019 by: Judy Shinn
Judy Shinn
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A photo of Pearl Lattanzi December 1957 - Christmas 1956 at my granny’s and granddad’s house at Garten, WV. Kathy Lattanzi White Perkins on granddad’s lap and Dale Lynn Lattanzi at Granny’s feet.
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Unknown - Mar 12, 1960
Added Jul 23, 2018 by: Kathy Perkins
Kathy Perkins
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A photo of Ida Belle Tabler - Mother of Joseph Ira Hicks 1900-1963 Wife of James Joseph Hicks 1873-1932
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Unknown - Unknown
Added May 14, 2018 by: Jill Milas
Jill Milas
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A photo of Joseph Ira Hicks, not sure School photo. age 18
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Jan 26, 1900 - 1963
Added Sep 6, 2017 by: Jill Milas
Jill Milas
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A photo of possibly a GAR Reunion in Wheeling, West Virginia.
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Nov 1, 1844 - Mar 22, 1924
A photo of Marcus Lafayette Shaffer
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Sep 1, 1863 - Mar 22, 1915
A photo of Queen Ridge Cemetery, West Virginia. Nelsons and other cousins are buried at this cemetery. And of course the Queen family whose land I believe donated it originally.
Added Sep 9, 2015 by: Deborah Thompson
Deborah Thompson
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A photo of the grave of my Great Uncle Marion Thompson, son of Lewis Thompson and Dolly Faye Nelson, of Harts Creek, WV. Lived in Logan Co, WV
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Dec 5, 1901 - Mar 24, 1965
Added Sep 9, 2015 by: Deborah Thompson
Deborah Thompson
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A photo of Roger Denny Bailey Sr, Harold Eugene Bailey, Arnold Delane Bailey, Raymond Odelle Bailey, Rosalee (Bailey) Watson Latosiewicz Clarence Bailey, Mary Lou Click, Lucille Honeycutt, Charles Bailey, Jr., Janice Bailey, BesseJuanita Bailey McDonald Dora Malinda Brewster Bailey, Widow and children of Charlie Newton Bailey, after his death, Not pictured is sibling Stella Marie Bailey who died as young baby.
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Jun 12, 1906 - Jan 3, 1978
A photo of Charles Bailey, Jr., Charlie Newton Bailey and Raymond Odelle Bailey
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May 20, 1930 - Sep 4, 2005
A photo of Dora Malinda (Brewster) Bailey with her baby Stella Marie Bailey Family Father: Patton Jackson Lockhart Brewster Mother: Molly Margaret "Maggie" (Baker) Brewster Siblings: Ida Brewster, Demon Brewster, Sarah J. L. Brewster, Hilda Mae Brewster, Bryd Brewster, and Pearl Brewster Partner: Charlie Newton Bailey Children with Charlie: Stella Marie Bailey, Rosalee (Bailey) Watson Latosiewicz, Lucille (Bailey) Honeycutt, Charles Bailey, Jr., Bessie Juanita (Bailey) McDonald, Roger Denny Bailey Sr, Raymond Odelle Bailey, Arnold Delane Bailey, Harold Eugene Bailey, Joseph Connie Bailey Sr., Clarence Russell Bailey, Janice Carol Bailey, and Mary Lou (Bailey) Click Birth June 12, 1906 Patton Jackson Lockhart Brewster ( father to Dora Malinda Brewster Bailey ) family tree can be found at https://plus.google.com/108565741320868356252/posts/2sJJXexhs8g
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Jun 12, 1906 - Jan 3, 1978
Dora Malinda (Brewster) Bailey birth register, the clerk made a mistake and added "Ann" to Dora's name, Her name never ever was "Ann" Dora's father, Patton Jackson Lockhart Brewster information may be found here https://plus.google.com/108565741320868356252/posts/2sJJXexhs8g
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Jun 12, 1906 - Jan 3, 1978
Numerous photos of Dora Malinda (Brewster) Bailey and family Dora Malinda (Brewster) Bailey, her sisters, Charlie Newton Bailey, et al Bailey family members
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Jun 12, 1906 - Jan 3, 1978
A photo of Dora Malinda Brewster Bailey with her husband, Charlie Newton Bailey, a Coal Miner
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Jun 12, 1906 - Jan 3, 1978
A photo of Sandy, Henry "Hame" Ketterman, & Little Bear at home, sometime in the 1960's
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Jun 24, 1910 - Jan 8, 1970
Added Aug 23, 2015 by: Danny Ketterman
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A photo of Gabriel Arlia and his son Robert in 1957
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Jan 8, 1929 - Unknown
A photo of Katalin Laciak Molnar and Denes Molnar. Taken ca 1943 in Colliers, WV
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Dec 28, 1888 - Dec 21, 1970
Added Jul 13, 2015 by: David Molnar
David Molnar
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A photo of my great grandfather Guy Fleshman- he is in this group. I'm assuming it was taken at Rainelle,W.V. - Workers at lumberyard
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Added Apr 8, 2015 by: Debra Haynes
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Dorsey & Sophia with their children & spouses on their 50th Wedding Anniversary - Forest (Pigott) France, Esther (Blue) wife of Jearl, Jearl Pigott, Freda (Pigott) Wolfe, Ray Pigott, Ruth (Martin) wife of Ray, Max Rose, & Dorothea (Pigott) Rose wife of Max, with Dorsey & Sophia (Freeland) Pigott.
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A photo of Dorsey Arschell Pigott & his wife Sophia Ann (Freeland) Pigott on their 50th Wedding Anniversary in Fairmont, Marion County, WV
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A photo of Kevin Robert Johnstone (1953 - 2010) taken in Hunnington WV
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Mar 9, 1953 - Jan 5, 2010
Added Jan 5, 2015 by: Kimberly Booth
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A photo of Robert and Cecila KeathleyPar, parents of my father Robert Keathley II. From Holden WV.
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Added Jan 3, 2015 by: Rose Marie Collins
Rose Marie Collins
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A photo of Rosetta Graybeal (Rosetta Walk). When Rosetta Walk was born on June 25, 1922, in Kayford, West Virginia, her father, Joseph, was 28 and her mother, Virginia Jarrell Walk, was 19. She had one child, Edward Walk, from one relationship in 1945. She then married Lenn Benson Graybeal. Lenn was an automibile mechanic and owned Graybeals Garage in Blue Pennant, West Virginia, where they also lived and had six children together. They were Brenda Kay, Patricia Rose, Lena Gay, James Laverne, Linda Lou and John Benson. She died on August 24, 1990, in Whitesville, West Virginia, at the age of 68, and was buried in Orgas, West Virginia. Lenn Graybeal died 8 months later on April 26, 1991 and was buried with his wife Rose.
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Jun 25, 1922 - Aug 24, 1990
A photo of Sallie H. McLaughlin,married Lowry. Taken in WV
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Added Oct 14, 2014 by: Jana Box
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