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William Watson Carpenter & Emma J. Mason

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Husband

 William Watson Carpenter

  (day-mo-year) Place -- City; Township; County; State; Country [Source]
Birth 30 Aug 1857 Colfax, Marion, West Virginia  (birth date/place from death-certificate)
Marriage 11 Jan 1885 Taylor, West Virginia  [ marriage-register page 42, line 1 ]
Death 24 Nov 1934 Millersville, Marion, West Virginia  [ death-certificate #15122 ]
Burial Maple Grove Cemetery, Fairmont, Marion, West Virginia  [ Find-a-Grave Memorial ]
his Father William Hanson Carpenter (born in W.Va)
his Mother Margarete Backen (born in W.Va.)
Notes about Husband: cause-of-death: Myocarditis, Chronic / Influenza (at age 77y-2m-24d). Retired School Teacher & Dairying.
Wife

 Emma J. Mason

  (day-mo-year) Place -- City; Township; County; State; Country [Source]
Birth 27 Dec 1866 Valley Falls, Taylor, WV  (birth date/place from death-certificate)
Death 14 Jan 1948 Millersville, Marion, West Virginia  [ death-certificate #2044 ]
Burial Maple Grove Cemetery, Fairmont, Marion, West Virginia  [ Find-a-Grave Memorial ]
her Father John Mason (born in W.Va.)
her Mother Sarah Jane McGee (born in W.Va)
Notes about Wife: cause-of-death: Congeswtive heart failure / Arteriosclerosis (at age 81y-0m-17d)
Children (day-mo-year) Place -- City; Township; County; State [Source] Spouse
1 M Carl H. Carpenter b 2 Jul 1886 Marion, WV  [ birth-register page 249, line 63 ]  
d 21 May 1903 Marion, WV  [ death-register page 175, line 6 ] bur: Colfax Cemetery
2 M John Mason Carpenter b Jun 1891 Marion, WV  (birth month, year from 1900 census) (sp. 1897-1970)
m     Macel Findley
d 1 Nov 1939 Marion, WV  [ death-certificate #14780 ] bur: Maple Grove Cem.
3 M Warren L. Carpenter b 27 Jul 1898 Marion, WV  [ birth-register page 69, line 22 ] (sp. 1900-1982)
m     Iva Pearl Romine
d 22 Mar 1966 (full death-date on tombstone, burial: Butte, California) bur: Paradise Cemetery
4 F Bernice Carpenter b 6 Aug 1901 Marion, WV  (full birth-date on tombstone)  
d 27 Jun 1978 Marion, WV  (full death-date on tombstone bur: Maple Grove Cem.
5 F Virginia M. Carpenter b 18 Sep 1902 Marion, WV  [ birth-register page 120, line 41 ]  
d 22 Mar 1977 Marion, WV  (full death-date on tombstone) bur: Maple Grove Cem.
Notes about Children:

Census Analysis

Head of Household:  William Watson Carpenter Spouse:  Emma J. Mason
Date / Place of Birth:  1857 / Marion, WV Date / Place of Birth:  1866 / Taylor, WV
Date / Place of Death:  1934 / Marion, WV Date / Place of Death:  1948 / Marion, WV
Marriage Date / Place:  1885 / Taylor, WV
1860 ST WV COUNTY: Marion Twp Second Magisterial District; PO: Boothsville Pg# no. 38
2-year-old William W. Carpenter is living with his parents, William H. Carpenter (age 45) and Margaret (age 35).
Siblings: Mary V. (14), James L. (13), Warren (10), and Joanna (7).
1870 ST WV COUNTY: Marion Twp Union Township Pg# no. 12
13-year-old William W. Carpenter is living with his mother, Margaret Carpenter (age 46).
Siblings: James L. (23), Warren C. (21), and Joanna (18)
1880 ST WV COUNTY: Taylor ED ED:83; Booths Creek Pg# no 15
14-year-old Emma Mason is with her parents, John Mason (age 43) and Sarah J. (age 36).
Siblings: Serepta (16), John (11), Sarah (11), Richard (10), Owen (8), Olive (8), Thomas (6), Bruce (4), & Ellen (2)
1900 ST WV COUNTY: Marion ED ED:63; Union District Pg# Sheet 9B
Name (Relationship) Age BP Parent's BPs; Birth mo/year; Occupation / Additional Information
Carpenter, W. W. (head) 42 WV WV-WV; born Aug 1857; married-15-years; Dairyman
", Emma J. (wife) 33 WV WV-WV; born Dec 1866; married-15-years; 3-children-born / 3-living
", Carl H. (son) 13 WV WV-WV; born July 1886; attended school 5 months during the year
", Johny (son) 8 WV WV-WV; born June 1891
", Warren L. (son) 1 WV WV-WV; born July 1898
Lines 52-56; Enum-Dwelling #165; Enum-Family #172; Owns-farm, free-of-mortgage; Farm-Schedule #103
1910 ST WV COUNTY: Marion ED ED:74; Union District Pg# Sheet 1B
Name (Relationship) Age BP Parent's BPs; Occupation / Additional Information
Carpenter, Watson W. (head) 52 WV WV-WV; 1st-marriage; married-25-years; Farmer, General farm
", Emma J. (wife) 43 WV WV-WV; 1st-marriage; married-25-years; 5-children-born / 4-living
", John (son) 18 WV WV-WV; single; Farm laborer, Home farm; attended school during the year
", Warren L. (son) 11 WV WV-WV; attended school during the year
", Bernice (dau) 9 WV WV-WV; attended school during the year
", Virginia M. (dau) 7 WV WV-WV; attended school during the year
Lines 51-56; Enum-Dwelling #12; Enum-Family #13; Owns-farm, free-of-mortgage; Farm-Schedule #4
1920 ST WV COUNTY: Marion ED ED:41; Union District Pg# Sheet 9A
Name (Relationship) Age BP Parent's BPs; Occupation / Additional Information
Carpenter, William W. (head) 62 WV WV-WV; married; Farmer, Retired Gen Farm; O.A.
", Emma (wife) 53 WV WV-WV; married
", Warren L. (son) 21 WV WV-WV; single; Book keeper; Glass factory; W.
", Bernice (dau) 19 WV WV-WV; single
", Virginia M. (dau) 17 WV WV-WV; single
Lines 46-50; Enum-Dwelling #172; Enum-Family #173; Owns-farm, free-of-mortgage; Farm-Schedule #25
1930 ST WV COUNTY: Marion ED ED:25-36; Union Magisterial District Pg# Sh 1B -2A
Name (Relationship) Age BP Parent's BPs; Occupation / Additional Information
Carpenter, William W. (head) 72 WV WV-WV; married; age-27-at-first-marriage; none
", Emma J. (wife) 63 WV WV-WV; married; age-18-at-first-marriage
", Warren L. (son) 30 WV WV-WV; married; age-22-at-first-marriage; Salesman, Retail Grocery Store
", Ivy J. (dau-in-law) 29 WV WV-WV; married; age-21-at-first-marriage; Salesman, Retail Grocery Store
", Virginia M. (dau) 27 WV WV-WV; single; Stenographer, Justice-of-Peace
", Robert R. (gr-son) 8 WV WV-WV; attended school during the year
Lines 98-100 and 1-3; Enum-Dwelling #24; Enum-Family #24; Owns-home, $3,000.
1940 ST WV COUNTY: Marion ED ED:25-53; Millersville, Union Mag. District Pg# Sheet 18A
Name (Relationship) Age BP Marital-Status; Highest-School Grade; Additional Information
Carpenter, Emma (head) 74 WV widow; 8; lived in "same house" in 1935
", Bernice (dau) 35 WV single; C-4; lived in "same house" in 1935; Teacher, public school
", Virginia (dau) 33 WV single; H-3; lived in "same house" in 1935; Saleslady, Retail grocery store
Field, Dorothy (lodger) 19 WV single; H-4; lived in "rural Preston, WV" in 1935
Lines 15-18; Household #308; Owns-home, $1,500.

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