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L. F. Dragoo & Cornelia Wells

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Husband

L. F. Dragoo

  (day-mo-year) Place -- City; Township; County; State; Country [Source]
Birth 6 Mar 1850 Marion, West Virginia  (birth date/place from death-certificate
Marriage 29 Feb 1872 Marion, West Virginia  
Death 5 Sep 1918 Paw Paw District, Marion, West Virginia  [ death-certificate ]
Burial St. Johns Cemetery, Basnettsville, Marion, West Virginia  [ Find-a-Grave Memorial ]
his Father William Eli Dragoo, born in Marion Co. (1822-1898)
his Mother Elizabeth Pitzer, born in Marion Co. (1826-1863)
Notes about Husband: cause-of-death: Heart failure  (age 68y-5m-29d)
Many variations of his given-name: Lowe, Lowell, Loama, Loamma, Lonama, Lonoma, Lorma, L. F.
Wife

Cornelia V. Wells

  (day-mo-year) Place -- City; Township; County; State; Country [Source]
Birth 11 Sep 1850 Marion, West Virginia  (birth date/place from death-certificate
Death 29 Aug 1923 Fairview, Marion, West Virginia  [ death-certificate ]
Burial St. Johns Cemetery, Basnettsville, Marion, West Virginia  [ Find-a-Grave Memorial ]
her Father Richard Wells, born in Marion Co. 1827-1905  [ Find-a-Grave Memorial ]
her Mother Teresa Lough, born in Marion Co. 1828-1906 [ Find-a-Grave Memorial ]
Notes about Wife: cause-of-death: Myocarditis; Acute Pulmonary Congestion  (age 72y-8m-11d)
Children (day-mo-year) Place -- City; Township; County; State [Source] Spouse
1 F Coquetia "Cocoa" Dragoo b 18 Nov 1873 Marion, WV  [ birth-register page 104, line 88 ]  
d 20 Apr 1931 Marion, WV  [ death-certificate ] bur: Saint Johns Cem.
2 M Fred L. Dragoo b 6 Jan 1876 Marion, WV  [ birth-register page 136, line 101 ] (sp. 1879-1963)
m 31 Oct 1901 Lewis, WV  [ marriage-license page 404, No. 115 ] Laura Blanche Maxson
d 29 Apr 1953 Eastland, Texas (death-certificate# 18537) bur: Eastland Cemetery
3 F Dessie L. Dragoo b 25 Sep 1879 Marion, WV  [ birth-register page 170, line 101 ]  
m      
d      
4 M Harry Ward Dragoo b 21 Mar 1887 Marion, WV  [ birth-register page 260, line 79 ]  
m 27 Dec 1911 Marion, WV  [ marriage-license page 326 ] Frances Chalfant
d 22 Nov 1953 Marion, WV  [ death-certificate ] bur: Fairview
5 F Little Sister Dragoo b 14 Feb 1889 (died at age 2y-2m-30d from measles)  
d 12 May 1891 Marion, WV  [ death-register page 114, line 37 ] bur: Saint Johns Cem.
Notes about Children:

Census Analysis

Head of Household: Lonoma F. Dragoo Spouse: Cornelia Wells
Date / Place of Birth: 1850 / Marion, WV Date / Place of Birth: 1850 / Marion, WV
Date / Place of Death: 1918 / Marion, WV Date / Place of Death: 1923 / Marion, WV
Marriage Date / Place: 1872 / Marion, WV
1870 ST WV COUNTY: Marion Twp Lincoln Township Pg# no. 35
20-year-old Lorma F. Dragoo is with his father, Eli W. Dragoo (age 48, Farmer, Real-Estate $800, Personal-Estate $340; Va).
Siblings: Eugenus V. (22), Edgar A. (18), mary E. (14), Peter A. (11), and Martha A. (8)
1870 ST WV COUNTY: Marion Twp Paw Paw Township Pg# no. 31
19-year-old Cornelia Wells is with her parents, Richard Wells (age 42, Farmer, $2400/$590, Va) & Thuressa (age 42, Va).
Siblings: John (20), Alice (15, Asby (12), Lukey (10, Ida (7), Eva Myrtle (4) and Thomas (2)
1880 ST WV COUNTY: Marion ED Paw Paw District Pg# no. 37
Name (Relationship) Age BP Parent's BPs; Occupation / Additional Information
Dragoo. L. F. 35 Va Va-Va; married; Farmer
", Cordelia (wife) 30 Va Va-Va; married; Keeping house
", Coquetia (dau) 7 WV Va-Va
" Fred (son) 4 WV Va-Va
", Desse (dau) 9/12 WV Va-Va; born in Sept.
Lines 33-37; Enum-Dwelling #310; Enum-Family #320
1900 ST WV COUNTY: Marion ED ED:62; Paw Paw Township Pg# Sheet 11A
Name (Relationship) Age BP Parent's BPs; Birth mo/year; Occupation / Additional Information
Dragoo, Lowe F. (head) 50 WV WV-WV; born Mar 1850; married-29-years; Farm Laborer
", Cornelia (wife) 48 WV WV-WV; born Sep 1850; married-29-years; 5-children-born / 4-children-living
", Cocoa (dau) 26 WV WV-WV; born Nov 1873; single
", Dessie L. (dau) 20 WV WV-WV; born Sep 1879; single
", Ward (son) 13 WV WV-WV; born Mar 1887; attended school 5 months during the year
Stone Street; Lines 46-50; Enum-Dwelling #194; Enum-Family #199; Owns-home, free-of-mortgage
1910 ST WV COUNTY: Marion ED ED:73; Paw Paw District; Fairview Town Pg# Sheet 6B
Name (Relationship) Age BP Parent's BPs; Occupation / Additional Information
Dragoo, Loamma F. (head) 60 WV WV-WV; 1st marriage; married-38-years; Laborer, Odd Jobs; W.
", Cornelia (wife) 59 WV WV-WV; 1st marriage; married-38-years; 5-children-born / 4-children-living
", Cocoa (dau) 36 WV WV-WV; single; none
", Dessie L. (dau) 30 WV WV-WV; single; Sales Lady; General Store
", Harry W. (son) 23 WV WV-WV; single; Tool dresser; Oil field
Stone Street; Lines 70-74; Enum-Dwelling #134; Enum-Family #145; Owns-home, free-of-mortgage
1920 ST WV COUNTY: Marion ED ED:40; Paw Paw Township Pg# Sheet 15B
Name (Relationship) Age BP Parent's BPs; Occupation / Additional Information
Dragoo, Cornelia (head) 69 WV WV-WV; widow; Agent, Perfume Co.; O.A.
", Coquecia (dau) 46 WV WV-WV; single; none
Stone Street; Lines 94-95; Enum-Dwelling #130; Enum-Family #138

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