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William Columbus DeVault & Elvira Bunner

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Husband

 William Columbus DeVault

  (day-mo-year) Place -- City; Township; County; State; Country [Source]
Birth 17 Jan 1859 Monongalia, West Virginia  [ birth-register page 56, line 29 ]
Marriage about 1883  
Death 4 Jan 1939 Fairmont, Marion, West Virginia  [ death-certificate #589 ]
Burial Mount Zion Cemetery, Fairmont, Marion, West Virginia  [ Find-a-Grave Memorial ]
his Father Theophilus DeVault (born in Monongalia, WV)
his Mother Helen Ferrell  (born in Monongalia, WV)
Notes about Husband: cause-of-death: (1) Pneumonia bronchial; (2) Hypertension; (3) Cerebral hemorrhage (at age 81y-10m)
Wife

 Elvira Bunner

  (day-mo-year) Place -- City; Township; County; State; Country [Source]
Birth 1847 West Virginia  (birth year from tombstone)
Death 24 Nov 1926 Fairmont, Marion, West Virginia  [ death-certificate #15833 ]
Burial Mount Zion Cemetery, Fairmont, Marion, West Virginia  [ Find-a-Grave Memorial ]
her Father Jacob Bunner  (born in West Virginia)
her Mother Hannah Smalley  (born in West Virginia)
Notes about Wife: cause-of-death: Apoplexy / Arterio Sclerosis
Children (day-mo-year) Place -- City; Township; County; State; Country [Source] Spouse
1 F Myrtle Devault b Jan 1877    
m      
d      
2 F Catherine Devault b 9 Jul 1885 Monongalia, WV  [ birth-register page 56, line 40 ]  
m      
d   (not on the 1900 census with parents)  
3 F Flota May Devault b 9 Jul 1885 Monongalia, WV  [ birth-register page 56, line 41 ] [ sp 1881-1963 d.c.]
m 3 Feb 1908 Marion,WV  [ mar-license in Monongalia, WV page 148 ] Richard Ford
d 7 Jun 1954 Taylor, WV  [ death-certificate #7542 ] <--bur: Mt. Zion Cem.
4 M Joseph T. Devault b 28 Jan 1888 Marion, WV  [ birth-register page 269, 6th from bottom ] (sp. 1904-2000)
m     Velma Meek
d 27 Sep 1969 Buckhannon, Upshur, WV  (death date/place on d.c.) <--bur: Pleasant Dale Cem
5 F Bertie M. Devault
"Maggie B. "
b 24 Jun 1891 Marion, WV  [ birth-register page 305, line 38 ] [ sp. 1884-1947 d.c.]
m     Arlie Clarence Talkington
d 9 Nov 1965 Fairmont, Marion, WV  [ death-certificate #16538 ] <--bur: Mt. Zion Cem.
Notes about Children:

Census Analysis

Head of Household:  William Columbus DeVault Spouse:  Elvira Bunner
Date / Place of Birth:  1858  /  Monongalia, WV Date / Place of Birth:  1847  /  WV
Date / Place of Death:  1939  /  Marion, WV Date / Place of Death:  1926  /  Marion, WV
Marriage Date / Place: about 1883  /  
1870 ST WV COUNTY: Marion Twp Winfield Township; PO: Fairmont Pg# no. 10
20-year-old Elvira Bunner is with her parents, Joseph Bunner (age 60) & Hannah (age 50). Siblings: Eliza Jane (22), Jonathan (18), James A. (15), Mary E. (13), Joseph C. (10). Other household members: Melvin Swisher (10) and Wm. A. Trickett (3)
1870 ST WV COUNTY: Monongalia Twp Clinton Township Pg# no. 32-33
11-year-old Wm. C. Devault is with his parents, Theophilus Devault (age 35) & Helen M. (age 30).
Siblings: Harriet (9), Lucy E. (7), Ida B. (4), & Henry (2).
1880 ST WV COUNTY: Monongalia ED ED:94; Clinton District Pg# no. 7
21-year-old Columbus W. C. Devault is with his parents, Theo. Devault (age 45) & Helen M. (age 40>
Siblings: Harriet O. (19), Ida B. (14), Henry L. (12), Cora M. (9), Flora B. (7), Howard (6), Claude H. (2), & female-infant (5/12)
1900 ST WV COUNTY: Marion ED ED:64; Winfield Magisterial District Pg# Sheet 1A
Name (Relationship) Age BP Parent's BPs; Birth mo/year; Occupation / Additional Information
Devault, Wm C. (head) 41 WV WV-WV; born Jan 1859; married-17-years; Day laborer
", Elvira (wife) 50 WV WV-WV; born Feb 1850; married 17-years; 5-children-born / 4-living
", Myrtle (dau) 23 WV WV-WV; born Jan 1877; single
", Flota M. (dau) 14 WV WV-WV; born July 1885
", Joseph T. (son) 12 WV WV-WV; born Jan 1888; Day laborer; attended school 4 months during the year
", Maggie B. (dau) 8 WV WV-WV; born June 1891; attended school 5 months during the year
Lines 17-22; Enum-Dwelling #3; Enum-Family #3; Owns-farm, mortgaged; Farm-Schedule #3
1910 ST WV COUNTY: Marion ED ED:61; Fairmont, 4th Ward Pg# Sheet 18A
Name (Relationship) Age BP Parent's BPs; Occupation / Additional Information
DeVault, W. Clayton (head) 50 WV WV-WV; 1st-marriage; married-27-years; Watchman, Car Shop
", Elvira (wife) 50 WV WV-WV; 1st-marriage; married-27-years; 3-children-born / 3-living
", Flody M. (dau) 25 WV WV-WV; single
", Joseph (son) 22 WV sing;eWV-WV; Glass Worker, Glass House
Talkington, Bird (dau) 18 WV WV-WV; 1st-marriage; married-1-year
", Arley (son-in-law) 28 WV WV-WV; 1st-marriage; married-1-year; Carpenter, House
Miller, Willis (roomer) 29 WV WV-WV; widower; Snapper, Glass House
Deering, Ross (roomer) 26 WV WV-WV; single; Snapper, Glass House
Mack, Peter (roomer) 25 PA PA-PA; single; Carpenter, House
King, Bernard (roomer) 24 WV WV-WV; single; Carpenter, House
528 Gaston Avenue; Lines 26-35; Enum-Dwelling #325; Enum-Family #366; Rents-home
1920 ST WV COUNTY: Marion ED ED:27; Fairmont, 8th Ward Pg# Sheet 1A
Name (Relationship) Age BP Parent's BPs; Occupation / Additional Information
Devault, Wm. C. (head) 61 WV WV-WV; married; Watchman, Machine Mfg.
", Elvira (wife) 69 WV WV-WV; married
", Myrtle (dau) 39 WV WV-WV; single; Servant
", Joseph S. (son) 31 WV WV-WV; divorced; Glass Blower
", Mary M. (gr-dau) 6 WV WV-WV; attended school during the year
1204 Lowell Street; Lines 44-48; Enum-Dwelling #13; Enum-Family #13
1930 ST WV COUNTY: Marion ED ED:25-2; Fairmont, 2nd Ward Pg# Sheet 3A
Name (Relationship) Age BP Parent's BPs; Occupation / Additional Information
Talkington, Arley (head) 46 WV WV-WV; 1st-marriage-at-age 23; Motorman, Electric Railway
", Bertie (wife) 37 WV WV-WV; 1st-marriage-at-age 18; none
", Joseph (son) 19 WV WV-WV; single; none; attended school during the year
Devault, William (father) 72 WV WV-WV; widower; Watchman, Lumber Yard
610 Potomac Avenue; Lines 35-38; Enum-Dwelling #44; Enum-Family #45; Rents-home, $30. Has a Radio.

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