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Bernard Lee Butcher & Mary Ellen Ayers

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Husband

Bernard Lee Butcher

  (day-mo-year) Place -- City; Township; County; State; Country [Source]
Birth 12 Sep 1853 Randolph, West Virginia  [ birth-register page 26, 40th record ]
Marriage 23 Jan 1878 Marion, West Virginia  [ marriage-register page 68, no. 12 ]
Death 7 Nov 1918 Marion, West Virginia  [ death-certificate ]
Burial Woodlawn Cemetery, Fairmont, West Virginia  [ Find-a-Grave Memorial ]
his Father Eli Baxter Butcher (born in Beverly, Randolph, West Virginia)
his Mother Elizabeth Hutton (born in Randolph County, West Virginia)
Notes about Husband: cause-of-death: Chronic Empyema  (at 65 years of age)      [ biography ]
Wife

Mary Ellen Ayers

  (day-mo-year) Place -- City; Township; County; State; Country [Source]
Birth 7 Sep 1856 Ritchie, West Virginia  [ birth-register page 13, line no. 1 ]
Death 21 Apr 1933 Marion, West Virginia  [ death-certificate ]
Burial Woodlawn Cemetery, Fairmont, West Virginia  [ Find-a-Grave Memorial ]
her Father Daniel H. Ayers  [ death-register page 47, line 3 ]
her Mother Hannah Bunner  [ death-register page 3, line 14 ]
Notes about Wife: cause-of-death: Cerebral Hemorrhage (age 76y-7m-14d)
Children (day-mo-year) Place -- City; Township; County; State [Source] Spouse
1 F Willa Hart Butcher b 8 Oct 1878 Beverly, Randolph, WV [ sp. died 1941, d.c. ]
m 21 Apr 1909 Fairmont, Marion, WV  [ marriage-license page 490 ] John L. Lehman
d 11 Nov 1911 Fairmont, Marion, WV  [ death-register page 95, line 33 ]  
2 M Bernard L. Butcher b 19 Jul 1880 (full birth-date from tombstone)  
d 20 Jul 1880 (full death-date from tombstone) bur: Woodlawn Cemetery
3 M Samuel Hutton Butcher b 12 Jun 1881 Fairmont, WV [ Ohio County, WV birth-reg pg 99, line 30 ]  
m Apr 1911   Mary Williams
d 10 Mar 1920 Marion, WV  [ death-certificate ] bur: Woodlawn Cemetery
4 M Birch Lee Butcher b 23 Jun 1883 Wheeling, Ohio, West Virginia  [ delayed-birth-certificate ] (sp. 1883-1976)
m 14 Nov 1936 Manhatton, New York (mar-cert# 27459) Willa Jean Cunningham
d Jan 1964 Sarasota, FL  (death mo/yr from Florida Death Index) bur: Woodlawn Cemetery
Notes about Children:

Census Analysis

Head of Household: Bernard L. Butcher Spouse: Mary Ellen Ayers
Date / Place of Birth: 1853 / Randolph, WV Date / Place of Birth: 1856 / Marion, WV
Date / Place of Death: 1918 / Marion, WV Date / Place of Death: 1933 / Marion, WV
Marriage Date / Place: 1878 / Marion, WV
1860 ST Va COUNTY: Randolph Twp PO: Huttonsville Pg# no. 18
6-year-old Bernard L. Butcher is with his parents, E. B. Butcher (age 34, Merchant, $5000/$7500) and Elizabeth F. (age 24);
Siblings: Florence M. (4) and Mary H. (2).
Other hh members: Theodore Koster (24, servant), Eliza Koster (20, servant) & Asa Kelly (35, Carpenter)
1860 ST Va COUNTY: Marion Twp Fourth Magisterial District Pg# no. 123
4-year-old Mary E. Ayers is with her parents, D. H. Ayers (age 30, Farmer, Pers $600) and Hannah (age 30).
Siblings: Anna B. (8), Zachwell M. (6), and Margaret (1).
1870 ST WV COUNTY: Randolph Twp Reynolds Township; PO: Huttonsville Pg# no. 2
16-year-old Bernard L. Butcher is with his mother, E. Butcher (age 34, $2,000/$2,310) and three sisters: Florence (13), May Hart (12) and Ida M. (10). One other household member: Albert Hutton (age 19, Farmer, $4,000/$100)
1870 ST WV COUNTY: Marion Twp Palatine Pg# no. 1
14-year-old Mary E. Ayres is with her parents, D. H. Ayres (age 40, Tanner, Va) and Hannah (age 40).
Siblings: Anna B. (18), Sack (16), Maggie (12), Frank (9), and Alonzo (5).
1880 ST WV COUNTY: Randolph ED ED:52; Beverly District Pg# no. 20
Name (Relationship) Age BP Parent's BPs; Occupation / Additional Information
Butcher, Bernard 27 Va Va-Va; married; Lawyer
", Mary E. (wife) 23 Va Va-Va; married; Keeping house
", Willa (dau) 1 WV Va-Va
", Lizzie (mother) 44 Va Va-Va; widow; Keeping house
", Florence M. (sister) 24 Va Va-Va; single
", Ida M. (sister) 19 Va Va-Va; single
Lines 45-50; Enum-Dwelling #179; Enum-Family #180
1900 ST WV COUNTY: Marion ED ED:53; Fairmont, 4th Ward Pg# 19A
Name (Relationship) Age BP Parent's BPs; Birth mo/year; Occupation / Additional Information
Butcher, B. L. (head) 46 WV WV-WV; born Sep 1858; married-22-years; Attorney
", Mary E. (wife) 45 WV WV-WV; born Sep 1856; married-22-years; 4-children-born / 3-children-living
", Willa Hart (dau) 21 WV WV-WV; born Oct 1878; single; Studentl attended school 10 months during the year
", Samuel H. (son) 18 WV WV-WV; born June 1881; single; Clk R.R. Office
", Birch (son) 16 WV WV-WV; born June 1883; single; at School; attended sch 10 months during the year
107 Gaston Avenue; Lines 22-26; Enum-Dwelling #347; Enum-Family #367; Owns-home; mortgaged
1910 ST WV COUNTY: Marion ED ED:61; Fairmont, 4th Ward Pg# 15A
Name (Relationship) Age BP Parent's BPs; Occupation / Additional Information
Butcher, Bernard L. (head) 56 WV WV-WV; 1st-marriage; married-32-years; Lawyer, Law Office; O.A.
", Mary E. (wife) 53 WV WV-WV; 1st-marriage; married-32-years; 3-children-born / 3-children-living
", Samuel (son) 28 WV WV-WV; single; Lawyer; O.A.
", Burch L. (son) 26 WV WV-WV; single; Mining Engineer; W.
Lehman, John L. (son-in-law) 36 PA PA-PA; 1st-marriage; married-1-year; Lawyer; O.A.
", Willie H. (dau) 31 WV WV-WV; 1st-marriage; married-1-year
Morris, Levina (servant) 26 WV WV-WV; single
109 Gaston Avenue; Lines 4-10; Enum-Dwelling #273; Enum-Family #309; Owns-home, free-of-mortgage
1920 ST WV COUNTY: Marion ED ED:23; Fairmont, 6th Ward Pg# Sheet 3B
Name (Relationship) Age BP Parent's BPs; Occupation / Additional Information
Butcher, Mary (head) 63 Va Va-Va; widow
", Samuel H. (son) 38 WV Va-Va; married; Lawyer; O.A.
", Birch L. (son) 36 WV Va-Va; single; ???; S.
", Mary (dau-in-law) 30 WV WV-WV; married; nurse; W.
", Bernard Lee (gr-son) 3-6/12 NC WV-WV
107 Gaston Avenue; Lines 93-97; Enum-Dwelling # - -; Enum-Family # - -; Owns-home, free-of-mortgage
1930 ST WV COUNTY: Marion ED 25-9; Fairmont, 8th Ward Pg# Sheet 2A
Name (Relationship) Age BP Parent's BPs; Occupation / Additional Information
Butcher, Mary E. (head) 73 Va Va-Va; widow
", Birch L. (son) 49 WV Va-Va; single; Engineer, Coal Co.
", Bernard L. (gr-son) 13 NC WV-WV; attended school during the year
107 Gaston Avenue; Lines 35-37; Enum-Dwelling #34; Enum-Family #34; Owns-home, value $15,000.

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