George Lanham & Olive Lewis

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Family Group Report

Husband

George Lanham

  (day-mo-year) Place -- City; Township; County; State; Country [Source]
Birth Sep 1847 Upshur, West Virignia  (birth mo/yr from 1900 census, birth county from marriage-register)
Marriage 24 Sep 1871 Lewis, West Virginia  [ marriage-register page 54, line 45 ]
Death 1915  
Burial Post Chapel Cemetery, Lewis, West Virginia
his Father Zadock Lanham
his Mother Elizabeth Talbott
Notes about Husband:
Wife

Olive Lewis

  (day-mo-year) Place -- City; Township; County; State; Country [Source]
Birth Nov 14, 1849 Harrison, West Virginia  (birth mo/yr from 1900 census, birth county from marriage-register)
Death 17 Jan 1937 Lost Creek, Harrison, West Virginia  [ death-certificate ]
Burial Post Chapel Cemetery, Lewis, West Virginia
her Father Nelson Lewis  (1821-1894. born in West Virginia)
her Mother Ellen/Eleanor Conley  (1828-1916, born in West Virginia)
Notes about Wife: cause-of-death: Fractured left hip (fell down stairs) / contributory: Right Lobar Pneumonia  (age 88y-2m-3d)
Children (day-mo-year) Place -- City; Township; County; State; Country [Source] Spouse
1 F Rosa Alice Lanham b 16 Jan 1872 WV  (birth-date from death-register)  
m 19 Oct 1892 Lewis, WV  [ marriage-license page 87 ] Nicholas Clark Strader
d 18 Jun 1951 Crawford, Lewis, WV  [ death-register page 381 ] bur: Post Chapel Cemetery
2 M Henry W. Lanham b 28 Nov 1875 Lewis, WV  [ birth-register page 195, line 80 ]  
d 6 Dec 1875 Lewis, WV  [ death-register page 83, line 11 ]  
3 F Ada Lee Lanham b 23 Nov 1876 Lewis, WV  [ birth-register page 205, line 76 ] [ d.c. sp. 1862-1928 ]
m 28 Jul 1895 Lewis, WV  [ marriage-license page 418 ] John Arthur Burk
d 28 Jun 1902 Lewis, WV  [ death-register page 269, line 5 ]  
4 F Laura Alta Lanham
"Alta Laura"
b 3 Aug 1880 Lewis, WV  [ birth-register page 26, line 72 ]  
m 8 Jan 1899 Lewis, WV  [ marriage-license page 3 ] Otha Ira Gould
m 19 Jun 1915 Harrison, WV  [ marriage-license page 205 ] Delbert Daniel Owens
d 5 Dec 1940 Weston, Lewis, WV  [ death-certificate ] bur: Sunset Mem. Cem.
5 F Mollie Luvada Lanham b 19Dec 1883 Lewis, WV  (birth date/place from death-certificate) [ d.c. sp. 1875-1948 ]
m 11 Nov 1906 Lewis, WV  [ marriage-license page 295 ] Edgar/Edward G. Hickman
d 27 Jul 1963 Clarksburg, Harrison, WV  [ death-certificate ] bur: Sunset Memorial
6 F Willa Ellen Lanham
"Jessie E."
b 3 Mar 1889 Crawford, Lewis, WV  (birth date/place form death-cert) [ d.c. sp. 1886-1950 ]
m 12 Feb 1918 Harrison, WV  [ marriage-license page 359 ] Lindsay Gordon Starrick
d 19 Dec 1930 Harrison, WV  [ death-certificate ]; burial in Lewis, WV bur: Post Chapel Cem

Notes about Children:
(2) Henry W. - his death-register is indexed as 1873 on the VRR site, however, if you check the previous pages in the book, it's 1875.

(3) Ada Lee Lanham Burk - incorrectly recorded on the death-register page with last-name "Bird" which is the last-name on the previous row. On the register page, her husband is "Jno. A. Burk" and her parents are: Geo. & Olive Lanham.

(6) Willa Ellen - is on the 1900 census as "Jessie E" (age 11) with birth mo/yr Mar/1889. On the 1910 census, the 21-year-old daughter is "Willie E.". The death-certificate for Willa Ellen has birth: 3 Mar 1889.


Census Analysis

Head of Household: George Lanham Spouse: Olive Lewis
Date / Place of Birth: 1847 / Upshur, WV Date / Place of Birth: 1849 / Harrison, WV
Date / Place of Death: 1915 / Date / Place of Death: 1937 / Harrison, WV
Marriage Date / Place: 1871 / Lewis, WV
1870 ST WV COUNTY: Upshur Twp Banks Township Pg# no. 26
22-year-old George Lanham is with his mother, Elizabeth Lanham (age 57, Farmer, $1950/$350, Va)
brothers: Samuel T. (age 25) & Absalom K. (age 20)
1870 ST WV COUNTY: Lewis Twp Battelle Township Pg# no. 36
20-year-old Olive M. Lewis is with her parents, Nelson Lewis (age 49, Farmer, $1500/$460, Va) & Ellen (age 42, Va).
brother: Jasper N. (age 13); and another household member: David W. Dawson (age 8).
1880 ST WV COUNTY: Lewis ED ED:131; Collins Settlement Dist Pg# no. 22
Name (Relationship) Age BP Parent's BPs; Occupation / Additional Information
Lanham, George 32 Va Va-Va; married; Farmer
", Olive M. (wife) 30 Va Va-Va; married; Keeping house
", Rosa A. (dau) 8 WV Va-Va; attended school during the year
", Mollie L. (dau) 6 WV Va-Va; attended school during the year
", Ada L. (dau) 3 WV Va-Va
Lines 41-45; Enum-Dwelling #-; Enum-Family #178
1900 ST WV COUNTY: Lewis ED ED:57; Collins Settlement Magisterial District Pg# Sheet 2B
Name (Relationship) Age BP Parent's BPs; Birth mo/year; Occupation / Additional Information
Lanham, George (head) 52 WV WV-WV; born Sep 1847; married-29-years; Farmer
", Olive M. (wife) 50 WV WV-WV; born Nov 1849, married-29-years; 6-children-born / 5-children-living
", Mollie M. (dau) 26 WV WV-WV; born Dec 1883*; single (*should be 1873 to match age)
", Jessie E. (dau) 11 WV WV-WV; born Mar 1889; attended school 4 months during the year
Lines 97-100; Enum-Dwelling #39; Enum-Family #39; Owns-farm, free-of-mortgage; Farm-Schedule# 32
1910 ST WV COUNTY: Lewis ED ED:44; Collins Settlement Magisterial District Pg# Sheet 2A
Name (Relationship) Age BP Parent's BPs; Occupation / Additional Information
Lanham, George (head) 62 WV WV-WV; 1st-marriage; married-37-years; Farmer, General Farm; O.A.
", Olive M. (wife) 60 WV WV-WV; 1st-marriage; married-37-years; 6-children-born / 4-children-living
", Willie E. (dau) 21 WV WV-WV; single; none
Gould, Jay S. (gr-son) 9 WV WV-WV; attended school during the year
Crawford Village; Lines 34-37; Enum-Dwelling #27; Enum-Family #27; Owns-farm, free-of-mortgage; Farm-Schedule# 25
1920 ST WV COUNTY: Harrison ED ED:63; Clarksburg, Stealey Heights Pg# Sheet 10B
Name (Relationship) Age BP Parent's BPs; Occupation / Additional Information
Starrick, Lindsay G. (head) 33 WV WV-WV; married; Conductor, Street Car; W.
", Willa E. (wife) 30 WV WV-WV; married; none
Lanham, Olive M. (M-IL) 70 WV WV-WV; widow; none
308 Duff Street; Lines 70-72; Enum-Dwelling #203; Enum-Family #224; Rents-home
1930 ST WV COUNTY: Harrison ED ED:17-31; Lost Creek Town Pg# Sheet 8B
Name (Relationship) Age BP Parent's BPs; Occupation / Additional Information
Starrick, Lindsy (head) 45 WV WV-WV; 1st-marriage-at-age-32; Conductor, Traction Co.
", Willa (wife) 41 WV WV-WV; 1st-marriage-at-age-28; none
", Eugene (son) 9 WV WV-WV; attended school during the year
", Betty (dau) 8 WV WV-WV; attended school during the year
Lanham, Olive (M-IL) 80 WV WV-WV; widow; none
Main Highway; Lines 74-78; Enum-Dwelling #162; Enum-Family #162; Owns-home, value $2500.

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