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Robert Toothman & Martha Ann Rice

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Husband

Robert Toothman

  (day-mo-year) Place -- City; Township; County; State; Country [Source]
Birth 12 Jan 1834 Monongalia, (W)Va   (birth-date from tombstone)
Marriage 14 Apr 1864 Marion, West Virginia  [ marriage-register page 25, line 28 ]
Death 13 Apr 1905 Grays Flats, Marion, West Virginia  [ death-register page 56, line 425 ]
Burial St. John's Cemetery, Basnettsville, Marion, WV  [ Find-a-Grave Memorial ]
his Father William J. Toothman  (1799-1883)
his Mother Eleanor Wilson  (1810-1895)
Notes about Husband: cause-of-death: Natural Causes at age 71y-2m-1d
Wife

Martha Ann Rice

  (day-mo-year) Place -- City; Township; County; State; Country [Source]
Birth 14* Jun 1844 Marion, (West)Virginia  (*birth-date on death-register is 14 Jun 1884, on tombstone 12 Jun 1884)
Death 19 Dec 1898 Grays Flat, Marion, West Virginia  [ death-register page 154, line 64 ]
Burial St. John's Cemetery, Basnettsville, Marion, WV  [ Find-a-Grave Memorial ]
her Father Andrew Rice  (1811-1862)  [ Find-a-Grave Memorial ]
her Mother Elizabeth Pyles  (1816-1865)  [ Find-a-Grave Memorial ]
Notes about Wife: cause-of-death: Consumption at 54 years of age.
Children (day-mo-year) Place -- City; Township; County; State; Country [Source] Spouse
1 F Carrie Belle Toothman b 11 Feb 1865 Marion, WV  [ birth-register page 34, line 163 ] (single on death-cert)
d 1 Jan 1948 Rt #2, Farmington, WV  [ death-certificate #63058 ] <--bur: St. John's Cem
2 M Alva Toothman
"William Ellery"
b 12 Jun 1866* Marion, WV  [ birth-register page 39, line 44 ] [ dc sp. 1867-1947 ]
m 2 Sep 1889 Bethel, Marion, WV  [ marriage-register page 383 ] Virginia Lee Neptune
d 4 May 1945 Rt #2, Farmington, Marion, WV  [ death-cert #5561 ]  
3 M John Calvin Toothman b 2 Jul 1868 Marion, WV  [ birth-register page 63, line 392 ]  
m 23 Aug 1890 (m1) Barrackville, Marion, WV  [ mar-license page 64 ] Cora M. Pitzer [ d. 1916 ]
m 12 Oct 1918 (m2) Barrackville, Marion, WV  [ mar-license page 302 ] Mary Etta Brock [ d. 1951 ]
d 2 Feb 1932 Grant Town, Marion, WV  [ death-certificate #2129 ] <--bur: Ballah Chapel Cem
4 M James R. Toothman b 1 Feb 1871 Marion, WV  [ birth-register page 90, line 334 ]  
m 2 Nov 1895 Marion, WV  [ marriage license page 148 ] Minnie B. Hunter [d. 1899 ]
d      
5 M Festus Luther Toothman b 19 Feb 1873 Marion, WV  [ birth-register page 111, line 392 ] [ dc sp. 1874-1954 ]
m 30 Sep 1894 Farmington, Marion, WV  [ marriage-license page 481 ] Marg't "Maggie" Talkington
d 3 May 1965 Weston St.Hosp, Lewis, WV  [ death-cert #'65-007045 ] <--bur: St Johns Cem.
6 M Franklin Toothman b 20 Jan 1875 Marion, WV  [ birth-register page 132, line 404 ] (sp. 1876-1968)
m 28 Dec 1895 Farmington, Marion, WV  [ marriage-license page 191 ] Rebecca J. Johnson
d 27 Sep 1962 Fairview, Marion, WV  [ death-certificate #'62-012865 ] <--bur: St Johns Cem.
7 M Charles Andrew Toothman b 1 Aor* 1879 Marion, WV  [ birth-register page 177, line 452 ]  
m 26 Oct 1901 (m1) Marion, WV  [ marriage-license page 59 ] Ella May King  (d. 1902)
m 12 Apr 1925 (m2) Marion, WV  [ marriage-license page 40 ] Rhoda L. Reed (d. 1979)
d 25 May 1951 Rt 4, Fairview, WV  [ death-certificate #7623 ] <--bur: St Johns Cem.
8 F Bertha Jane Toothman b 23 Mar 1883 Marion, WV  [ birth-register page 223, line 477 ] [ dc sp. 1887-1953 ]
m 19 Feb 1910 Marion, WV  [ marriage-license page 198 ] James D. Jones
d 8 Jul 1958 Marion, WV  [ death-certificate #'58-009470 ] <--bur: St Johns Cem.
Notes about Children:

2) Alva Toothman -- on his birth-register page, his given-name is "Alva", born 12 June 1866 son of Robert & Martha A. Toothman. However - -
In the 1870 census the 3 children of Robert & Martha A are: Carrie Bell age 5, Ellery age 4, and John C. age 2.
In the 1880 Census, the oldest three children are Carrie B 15, William E. 13, and John C. 11 (with 4 younger children).
On his marriage-license, his given-name is Wm. E. (age 23 in 1889)
On his death-certificate, his given-name is William Ellery with birth-date June 12, 1866.

7) Charles Andrew Toothman -- birth-month on birth-register is April, on death-certificate it's March

Census Analysis

Head of Household: Robert Toothman Spouse: Martha Ann Rice
Date / Place of Birth: 1834  /  Monongalia, (W)Va Date / Place of Birth: 1844  /  Marion, (W)Va
Date / Place of Death: 1905  /  Marion, WV Date / Place of Death: 1898  /  Marion, WV
Marriage Date / Place: 1864  /  Marion, WV
1850 ST Va COUNTY: Marion Twp Western District Pg#  162B 
17-year-old Robert Toothman is with his parents, William (age 47) & Eleanor (age 42).
Siblings: Nancy (14), James (12), Samuel (10), William R. (5), & Teter (3).
1850 ST Va COUNTY: Marion Twp Western District o. 35 Pg#  161B 
5-year-old Martha Ann Rice is with her parents, Andrew (age 39) & Elizabeth (age 35).
Siblings: Jacob (14), John (12), Levi (9), & Melissa (3).
1860 ST Va COUNTY: Marion Twp PO: Basnettsville Pg# 199 & 200
26-year-old Robert Toothman is with his parents, William (age 58) & Eleanor (age 50).
Siblings: Nancy (23), Samuel (18), William R. (15), Teter (12). Another household member: Merriman Toothman (age 40).
1860 ST Va COUNTY: Marion Twp PO: Basnettsville Pg#  194 
15-year-old Martha A. Rice is with her parents, Andrew (age 49) & Elizabeth (age 46).
Siblings: John (22), Levi (17), Melissa (12), & Ara J. (10)
1870 ST WV COUNTY: Marion Twp Paw Paw Pg#  41 / 465 
Name Age BP Occupation / Additional Information
Toothman, Robert 36 Va Farmer; Personal-Estate value $2,200; Real-Estate value $400
", Martha A. 26 Va Keeping house
", Carrie Bell 5 WV at home
", Ellery 4 WV at home
", John C. 2 WV at home
Lines 36-40; Enum-Dwelling #302; Enum-Family #306
1880 ST WV COUNTY: Marion ED ED:92; Paw Paw Pg# 31 / 509c
Name / (Relationship) Age BP Parent's BPs; Occupation / Additional Information
Toothman, Robert 46 Va Md-Va; Farmer
", Martha A. (wife) 36 Va Va-Va; Keeping house
", Carrie B. (dau) 15 WV Va-Va; at home; attended school during the year
", William E. (son) 13 WV Va-Va; at home; attended school during the year
", John C. (son) 11 WV Va-Va; at home; attended school during the year
", James R. (son) 9 WV Va-Va; at home
", Festus L. (son) 7 WV Va-Va
", Franklin (son) 5 WV Va-Va
", Charles A. (son) 1 WV Va-Va
Lines 24-32; Enum-Dwelling #250; Enum-Family #261
1900 ST WV COUNTY: Marion ED ED:62 (sheet 2A); Paw Paw Pg#  279A
Name Age BP Parent's BPs; Birth mo/year; Occupation / Additional Information
Toothman, Robert 66 WV WV-WV; born Jan 1834; widower; Farmer; Owns-farm, free-of-mortgage
", Carra B. (dau) 35 WV WV-WV; born Jan 1865
", Cavin J. (son) 31 WV WV-WV; born Jul 1868; Farm-Laborer; mar-10-years
", Charley (son) 21 WV WV-WV; born May 1879; Farm-Laborer
", Bertha J. (dau) 17 WV WV-WV; born Apr 1883
Lines 31-35; Enum-Dwelling #23; Enum-Family #23; Farm-Schedule #18

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