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Robert C. Brock & Melissa Musgrave

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Husband

Robert C. Brock

  (day-mo-year) Place -- City; Township; County; State; Country [Source]
Birth 24 Aug 1843 Monongalia, West Virginia  (birth-date/place from d.c.)
Marriage 8 Nov 1868 Monongalia, West Virginia  [marriage-register, page 22, line 61]
Death 26 Jan 1926 near Grantown, Marion, West Virginia  [death-certificate]
Burial Ballah Cemetery, Grant Town, Marion, West Virginia
his Father Wesley Brock
his Mother Catharine Chalfant
Notes about Husband:
Wife

Melissa Musgrave

  (day-mo-year) Place -- City; Township; County; State; Country [Source]
Birth 17 May 1844 Monongalia, West Virginia  (birth-date/place from d.c.)
Death 11 Nov 1922 near Grant Town, Marion, West Virginia  [death-certificate]
Burial Ballah Cemetery, Grant Town, Marion, West Virginia
her Father John J. Musgrave (born ini WV)
her Mother Elizabeth Steele (born in Pennsylvania)
Notes about Wife: 1900 & 1910 census show 8-children born (7-living in 1900 and 6 living in 1910)
Children (day-mo-year) Place -- City; Township; County; State; Country [Source] Spouse
1 M Thomas McC. Brock b 3 Jan 1870 Marion, WV  [birth-register, page 75, line 42] [sp. 1873-1960 d.c.]
m 30 Jun 1918 Fairmont, Marion, WV  [marriage-license, page 183] Lizzie Hardesty
d 7 Feb 1946 Grant Town, Marion, WV  [death-certificate] bur: IOOF, Enterprise
2 M John Wesley Brock b 23 Dec 1871 Marion, WV  [birth-register, page 84, line 33] [sp. 1869-1949 d.c.]
m 16 Sep 1894 Marion, WV  [marriage-license, page 469] Emma Wilson
d 3 Dec 1947 (full death-date from cemetery record) bur: Woodlawn Cem.
3 M William Elza Brock b 16 May 1874 Marion, WV  [birth-register, page 114, line 50 *]  
m 22 Feb 1899 (m1) Marion, WV  [marriage-license, page 396] Cora Amos [d. 1912]
m 27 Nov 1929 (m2) Fairmont, Marion, WV [marriage-license, page 529] Dora Bell Ballah [d.1956 dc]
d 21 Apr 1941 Fairmont, Marion, WV  [death-certificate] bur: Woodlawn Cem.
4 F Elizabeth C. Brock b 29 Dec 1876 Marion, WV  [birth-register, page 134, line 37] "single"
d 14 Oct 1905 Marion, WV [death-register, page 82, line 185]  
5 F Samantha Sarilla Brock "Rilla" b 25 Feb 1879 Marion, WV  [birth-register page 168, line 36] [sp. 1877-1941 d.c.]
m 9 Aug 1908 Marion, WV  [marriage-license, page 260] George W. Snoderly
d 29 Aug 1961 Weston, Lewis, WV  [death-certificate] bur: Snoderly Cem.
6 M Charles Grover Brock b 6 Dec 1882 Marion, WV  [birth-register, page 202, line 38] twin [sp. d. 1930 d.c.]
m 15 Apr 1905 Amos, WV  [marriage-license, page 235] Katherine Snoderly
d 16 Feb 1962 Fairmont, Marion, WV  [death-certificate] bur: Monumental Cem.
7 M (unnamed) Brock b 6-Dec-1882 Marion, WV  [birth-register, page 202, line 39] twin  
d 6 Dec 1882 Marion, WV  [death-register, page 72, line 16]  
8 F Mary Etta Brock b 11 Sep 1885 Marion, WV  [birth-register, page 237, line 17] [sp. 1868-1932 d.c.]
m 12 Oct 1918 Fairview, Marion, WV  [marriage-license, page 302] John C. Toothman (wid'r)
d 8 Dec 1951 Fairmont, Marion, WV  [death-certificate] bur: Ballah Chapel Cem.
Notes about Children:
(3) William Elza Brock - birth certificate is dim and appears to have "Milton E" as his name. The birth-date on his death-certificate agrees with the 16 May 1874 on the birth-register for Milton E.

Census Analysis

Head of Household: Robert C. Brock Spouse: Melissa Musgrave
Date / Place of Birth: 24 Aug 1843  /  Monongalia, WV Date / Place of Birth: 17 May 1844 / Monongalia, WV
Date / Place of Death: 26 Jan 1926  /  Marion, WV Date / Place of Death: 11 Nov 1922 / Marion, WV
Marriage Date / Place: 8 Nov 1868  /  Marion, WV
1850 ST Va COUNTY: Monongalia Twp District 37 Pg# no. 677
6-yr-old Robert Brock is living with his parents, Wesley (40) & Catharne (35), & 8 siblings
1850 ST Va COUNTY: Monongalia Twp District 37 Pg# no. 719
6-yr-old Melissa Musgrove is living with her parents, John J. (36) & Elizabeth (28), & 4 siblings
1860 ST Va COUNTY: Monongalia Twp District 7 Pg# no. 50
16-yr-old Robert C. Brock is living with his parents, Wesley (51) & Katharine (45) & 10 siblings.
1860 ST Va COUNTY: Monongalia Twp District 5 Pg# no. 90
16-yr-old Melissa Musgrave is living with her parents, John J. (48) & Elizabeth (38) & 7 siblings.
1870 ST WV COUNTY: Monongalia Twp Clay Townshiup; Post-Office: Morgantown Pg# no. 45
Name Age BP Occupation / Additional Information
Brock, Robert 25 WV Farmer
", Melissa 25 WV Keeps house
", Thomas 6/12 WV born in Mch
Lines 3-5; Enum-Dwelling #326; Enum-Family #329
1880 ST WV COUNTY: Marion ED ED:92; Pawpaw District Pg# no. 24D
Name Age BP Parent's BPs; Occupation / Additional Information
Brock, Robert C. 36 Va Pa-Va; Farmer
", Malissa (wife) 36 Va Va-Pa; Keeping house
", Thomas M. (son) 10 WV Va-Va; Works on farm; attended school during the year
", John W. (son) 8 WV Va-Va
", William E. (son) 6 WV Va-Va
", Elizabeth C. (dau) 3 WV Va-Va
", Samantha L. (dau) 1 WV Va-Va
Lines 39-45; Enum-Dwelling #192; Enum-Family #201
1900 ST WV COUNTY: Marion ED ED:61, Pawpaw District Pg# sheet 18A
Name Age BP Parent's BPs; Birth mo/year; Occupation / Additional Information
Brock, R. C. (head) 56 WV WV-Va; born Aug-1843; married-32-years; Farmer; Owns-farm, free-of-mortgage
", Melissa (wife) 56 WV WV-Pa; born May-1844; married-32-years; 8-children-born / 7-living
", T. M. (son) 30 WV  
", S. R. (dau) 20 WV  
", C. G. (son) 17 WV  
", Etta (dau) 14 WV attended school 5 months during the year
Lines 6-11; Enum-Dwelling #262; Enum-Family #268; Farm-Schedule #184
1910 ST WV COUNTY: Marion ED ED:72; Pawpaw District Pg# sheet 22A
Name Age BP Parent's BPs; Occupation / Additional Information
Brock, Robert (head) 66 WV WV-WV; 1st-marriage; married-42-years; Farmer, General-Farm; Owns-farm, free
", Melissa (wife) 65 WV WV-WV; 1st-marriage; married-42-years; 8-children-born / 6-living
", Mack (son) 41 WV WV-WV; single; Laborer; Home Farm
", Etta (dau) 24 WV WV-WV; single
", Bertel (gr-dau) 4 WV  
Lines 38-42; Enum-Dwelling #514; Enum-Family #515; Farm-Schedule #185
1920 ST WV COUNTY: Marion ED ED:39; Pawpaw District Pg# sheet 25A
Name Age BP Parent's BPs; Occupation / Additional Information
Brock, Robert C. (head) 76 WV WV-WV; Farmer; General Farm; OA; Owns-farm
", Malisa (wife) 75 WV WV-WV
", Thomas M. (son) 60 WV WV-WV; Farm Labor; Home farm; OA
", Lizzie M. (dau-in-law) 44 WV  
Lines 39-42; Enum-Dwelling #465; Enum-Family #474; Farm-Schedule #76

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