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William Cross & Nancy Melvina Thomas

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Family Group Report

Husband

 William Cross

  (day-mo-year) Place -- City; Township; County; State; Country [Source]
Birth 12 May 1834 Monongalia, West Virginia  (birth-date from death-certificate)
Marriage c1857  
Death 2 May 1931 Plum Run, Marion, West Virginia  [ death-certificate #6710 ]
Burial Thomas Cemetery, Metz, Marion, West Virginia  [ Find-a-Grave Memorial ]
his Father George Cross  
his Mother Sarah C. Anderson  
Notes about Husband: cause-of-death: Chronic Nephritis and myocarditis. Died at age 96y11m-20d
Wife

 Nancy Melvina Thomas

  (day-mo-year) Place -- City; Township; County; State; Country [Source]
Birth 10 May 1841 Virginia  (birth-date from death-certificate)
Death 17 Jan 1932 Mannington, Marion, West Virginia  [ death-certificate #2127 ]
Burial Thomas Cemetery, Metz, Marion, West Virginia  [ Find-a-Grave Memorial ]
her Father Joseph Thomas
her Mother Mary Copenhaver
Notes about Wife: cause-of-death: Angina (died at age 90y-8m-7d)
Children (day-mo-year) Place -- City; Township; County; State; Country [Source] Spouse
1 M George Sanford Cross b 12 Mar 1859 Marion, WV  (birth-date from death-certificate) [ dc sp. 1864-1933 ]
m     Sevilla Ellen Varner
d 13 Mar 1953 Centerville, Belmont, Ohio  [ death-certificate #14965 ] bur: Beallsville Cem.
2 F Mary Jane Cross b 12 Oct 1860    
m      
d      
3 M James Franklin Cross b c1863    
m      
d      
4 M Josiah M. Cross b 3 Jun 1866 Marion, WV  [ birth-register page 42, line 157 ]  
d 15 Sep 1878 Marion, WV  [ death-register page 54, line 23 ]  
5 M William Lester Cross b 20 Mar 1868 Marion, WV  [ birth-register page 56 line 54 ]  
m 25 Dec 1892 (m1) Marion, WV  [ marriage-license page 107 ] Annie Jane Price
m 29 Mar 1915 (m2) Wood, WV  [ marriage-license page 176 ] Minnie Myrtle Hess
d 26 Apr 1950 Mannington, Marion, WV  [ death-certificate #4789 ] <--bur: Thomas Cemetery
6 M Cornelius Alburn Cross b 13 Sep 1871 Marion, WV  (birth-date/place on death-certificate)  
m (m1) (m1) Martha E. Shriver (d.1904)
m 1 Feb 1928 (m2) Marion, WV  [ marriage-license page 322 ] Rhoda Hartley
d 25 Mar 1946 Monongalia, WV  [ death-certificate # 4656 ] <--bur: Thomas Cemetery
7 M Thomas Elsworth Cross b 25 Oct 1873 Marion, WV  [ birth-register page 104, line 55 ] [ dc sp. 1877-1953 ]
m 8 Mar 1894 Marion, WV  [ marriage-register page 352 ] Rosa Viola Toothman
d 8 Nov 1954 Mannington, Marion, WV  [ death-certificate #15216 ] <--bur: Thomas Cemetery
8 M Martin Luther Cross b 26 Oct 1876 Marion, WV  [ birth-register page 135, line 83 ] ( sp. 1885-1959)
m 29 Oct 1905 Marion, WV  [ marriage-license page 426 ] Mary Alice Efaw
d 20 Feb 1941 Mannington, Marion, WV  [ death-certificate #2243 ] <--bur: Thomas Cemetery
9 F Martha Melvina Cross b 3* Sep 1880 Marion, WV  [ birth-register page 180, line 66 ] [ dc sp. 1873-1954 ]
m 17 May 1899 Marion, WV  [ marriage-license page 453 ] William Riley Grubb
d 12 May 1967 Marion, WV  [ death-certificate # 7013 ] <--bur: Thomas Cemetery

Notes about Children:
9) Martha Melvina Cross -- birth-date on birth-register 3 Sep 1880; on death-certificate 13 Sep 1880


Census Analysis

Head of Household:  William Cross Spouse:  Nancy Melvina Thomas
Date / Place of Birth: 1835  /  Monongalia, WV Date / Place of Birth: 1841  /  Virginia
Date / Place of Death: 1931  /  Marion, WV Date / Place of Death: 1932  /  Marion, WV
Marriage Date / Place: c1857
1850 ST Va COUNTY: Monongalia Twp the 37th District Pg# 368a & b  
16-year-old William Cross is with his father, George (age 48)
Siblings: Catharine (20), Kesiah (18), Nicholas (14), Jane (12), James (10), and Josias (7).
1850 ST Va COUNTY: Marion Twp the Western District, No. 35 Pg# 192
9-year-old Nancy M. Thomas is with her mother, Mary (age 36).
Siblings: Amara (7), and Isaac F. (2).
1860 ST Va COUNTY: Monongalia Twp District No. 7; PO: Wadestown Pg#  no. 32  
Name Age BP Occupation / Additional Information
Cross, William 26 Va Farmer; Real-Estate value $250; Personal-Estate value $200
", Nancy 18 Va  
", George S. 1 Va  
Lines 14-16; Enum-Dwelling #217; Enum-Family #212
1870 ST WV COUNTY: Marion Twp Mannington Township; PO: Fairmont Pg# no.5 /520a
Name Age BP Occupation / Additional Information
Cross, William 37 WV Farmer; Real-Estate value $1,140
", Melvina 31 WV Keeping house
", George S. 11 WV at home; attended school during the year
", Mary Jane 9 WV at home; attended school during the year
", James 7 WV at home
", Josiah M. 4 WV at home
", Wm. N. 2 WV at home
Lines 6-12; Enum-Dwelling #30; Enum-Family #30
1880 ST WV COUNTY: Marion ED ED:90; Mannington District Pg#   no. 4  
Name (Relationship) Age BP Parent's BPs; Occupation / Additional Information
Cross, William 46 Va Va-unkn; married; Farmer
", Nancy M. (wife) 38 Va Va-Va; married; Keeping House
", George S. (son) 21 Va Va-Va; single; Laborer
", Mary J. (dau) 18 Va Va-Va: single; no occupation
", James F. (son) 16 WV Va-Va; attended school during the year
", William L. (son) 11 WV Va-Va; attended school during the year
", Cornelius A. (son) 8 WV Va-Va; attended school during the year
", Thomas E. (son) 6 WV Va-Va; attended school during the year
", Martin L. (son) 3 WV Va-Va
Lines 30-38; Enum-Dwelling #34; Enum-Family #34
1900 ST WV COUNTY: Marion ED ED:58; Mannington District Sh#   28A  
Name (Relationship) Age BP Parent's BPs; Birth mo/year; Occupation / Additional Information
Cross, William (head) 66 WV NJ-WV; born May 1834; married-42-years; Farmer; Owns-farm, free
", Nancy M. (wife) 59 WV WV-WV; born May 1841; married 42-years; 10-children-born / 7-living
", Martin L. (son) 24 WV WV-WV; born Mar 1876; single; Farm Laborer
", William H. (gr-son) 13 WV WV-WV; born Feb 1887; Farm Laborer; attended school 5 months during the year
Lines 31-34; Enum-Dwelling #552; Enum-Family #558; Farm-Schedule #381
1910 ST WV COUNTY: Marion ED ED:66; Lincoln District Sh#    6B  
Name (Relationship) Age BP Parent's BPs; Occupation / Additional Information
Cross, William (head) 75 WV NJ-Pa; 1st-marriage; married-54-years; Farmer, Farm
", Nancy M. (wife) 67 WV WV-WV; 1st marriage; married-54-years; 10-children-born / 7-living
", William L. (son) 41 WV WV-WV; widower; Farmer, Farm
", William H. (son*) 23 WV WV-WV; single; Farmer, Farm
", Dellie (dau*) 15 WV WV-WV; attended school during the year
", Lizzie M. (dau*) 8 WV WV-WV; attended school during the year
Lines 51-56; Enum-Dwelling #109; Enum-Family #109; Owns-farm, free-of-mortgage
* marked as "son" or "dau", however, they would be children of widower William L. and grand-children of William & Nancy M.
1920 ST WV COUNTY: Marion ED ED:33: Lincoln District Sh#   9B  
Name (Relationship) Age BP Parent's BPs; Occupation / Additional Information
Cross, William (head) 85 WV WV-Pa; married; Farmer, General Farm; Owns-farm
", Nancy (wife) 78 WV WV-WV; married
", L. W. (son) 50 WV WV-WV; married; Farmer-General Farm
", Minnie (dau-in-law) 34 WV WV-WV; married
", Lizzie (dau*) 18 WV WV-WV; single
", Claude (son*) 4-1/12 WV WV-WV
", Jesse (son*) 3/12 WV WV-WV
Plum Run; Lines 71-77; Enum-Dwelling #186; Enum-Family #190; Farm-Schedule #120
* marked as "son" or "dau", however, they would be grand-children of William & Nancy
1930 ST WV COUNTY: Marion ED ED:29; Mannington District Sh#   11B  
William Cross (age 96) & wife, Nancy (age 89) are with their son Martin (age 53) & his spouse, Mary (age 44) & 8 grand-children.

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