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James Monroe VanGilder & Miriam Brain

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Family Group Report

Husband

 James Monroe VanGilder

  (day-mo-year) Place -- City; Township; County; State; Country [Source]
Birth 4 Jan 1858 Taylor, West Virginia  (birth date/place from death-certificate)
Marriage 14 Feb 1878 Upshur, West Virginia  [ marriage-register page 40, line 9 ]
Death 10 Feb 1927 Clarksburg, Harrison, West Virginia  [ death-certificate #1809 ]
Burial  Monumental Cemetery, Marion, West Virginia  [ Find-a-Grave Memorial ]
his Father  Frederick VanGilder  (1834-1912)  [ Find-a-Grave Memorial ]
his Mother  Harriet Dorcus Moran  (1840-1928)  [ death-certificate # 7084 ]  [ Find-a-Grave Memorial ]
Notes about Husband: cause-of-death: Erysipelas - Injury to liver from wagon running over body  (at age 69y-1m-6d)
Wife

 Miriam Brain / Brane / Braine

  (day-mo-year) Place -- City; Township; County; State; Country [Source]
Birth 1859 Upshur, West Virginia  (birth county from marriage-register)
Death 8 Aug 1943 Warren, Trumbull, Ohio  [ death-certificate # 52226 ]
Burial  Monumental Cemetery, Marion, West Virginia  [ Find-a-Grave Memorial ]
her Father  Elija H. Brane  (1806-1894)  [ Find-a-Grave Memorial ]
her Mother  Roanna Swisher (born in Fairmont, WV)
Notes about Wife: cause-of-death: Carcinoma of Cervical Glands / Fracture of Left Hip  (age 85y-2m-29d)
parent's names from Mariam's death-certificate.
Children (day-mo-year) Place -- City; Township; County; State [Source] Spouse
1 F Roanna Virginia VanGilder
"Anna"
b 9 Oct 1879 Upshur, WV  [ delayed birth-reports page 177 ] [sp. 1879-1961 d.c.]
m 10 Apr 1905 Marion, WV  [ marriage-license page 230 ] Benton C. Radabaugh
d 12 Jan 1957 Arcadia, DeSoto, FL [ Upshur WV death-reg, line 1 ] bur: Radabaugh Cem.
2 F Harriet O. VanGilder
"Hattie"
b 28 Feb 1882 Upshur, WV  [ birth-register page 151, line 127 ]  
m     Arthur Langford
d 29 Jan 1952 Fauquier, VA   <--bur: Ice Cemetery
3 M Elijah Otho VanGilder b 3 Aug 1884 Upshur, WV  [ birth-register page 164, line 116 ] [ sp. 1885-1961 d.c.]
m 30 May 1910   Marcella Freeland
d 20 Dec 1970 Marion, WV  [ death-certificate # 70-19870 ] <-bur: Monumental Cem.
4 M Frederick C. VanGilder b 16 May 1886 Upshur, WV  [ birth-register page 184, line 13 ]  
m      
d 16 Jul 1966 Marion, WV  [ death-certificate # 66-010458 ] <-bur: Grandview Mem.
5 F Augusta A. VanGilder
"Alberta Augusta"
b 2* Sep 1888 Upshur, WV  [ birth-register page 179, line 29 [  
m 20 Feb 1912 (m1) Marion, WV  [ marriage-license page 389 ] Roy Burrough
m     Charles Wesley Layman
d 1967 (death-year on tombstone) <-bur: Crown Hill Bur.
6 M James G. B. VanGilder b 4 Dec 1890 Upshur, WV  [ birth-register page 197, line 148 ]  
m     Victoria - - -
d 21 Nov 1943 Somerset, PA  (PA death-cert File No. 101879)  
7 F Rosa Alice VanGilder b 10 Jun 1893 Upshur, WV  (birth date/place on death-certificate) [ sp. 1890-1964 d.c.]
m 1 Jun 1912 Marion, WV  [ marriage-license page 499 ] Clyde Aubrey Ice
d 12 Mar 1955 Marion, WV  [ death-certificate #3372 ] <-bur: Ice Cemetery
8 M Luther VanGilder b 8 Apr 1896 Upshur, WV  [ birth-register page 127, line 38 ]  
m      
d 15 Nov 1986 Baltimore City, MD  
9     b      
m      
d      
Notes about Children: the 1900 & 1910 census years indicate that Mariam gave birth to 9 children.

Census Analysis

Head of Household:  James Monroe VanGilder Spouse:  Miriam Brain
Date / Place of Birth:  1858  /  Taylor, WV Date / Place of Birth:  1859  /  Upshur, WV
Date / Place of Death:  1927  /  Harrison, WV Date / Place of Death:  1943  / Trumbull, OH
Marriage Date / Place:  1878  /  Upshur, WV
1860 ST   COUNTY:   Twp   Pg#  
 
1860 ST VA COUNTY: Upshur Twp PO: Buckhannon Pg# no. 143
6-year-old Marion Brain is with her parents, Elija Brain (age 52) and Rianna (age 40).
Siblings: Rufus (18), Elma (16), Benj'n (12), Oregon (10), and Alcinda (8)
1870 ST WV COUNTY: Upshur Twp Banks Township Pg# no. 11
12-year-old James M. Vangilder is with his parents, Frederick Vangilder (age 35) & Harriet D. (age 30).
Siblings: Eliza J. (10), Mary E. (8), Cecilia (6), Joseph J. (4), Otho W. (2), and Emily A. (2).
1870 ST WV COUNTY: Upshur Twp Banks Township Pg# no. 11
11-year-old Marian Brain is with her parents, Elijah H. Brain (age 63) and Rowana (age 51).
Siblings: Alcinda (15), Oregon (13) and Benj. F. (17). Note: they are on the same census page as Mariam's future husband.
1880 ST WV COUNTY: Upshur ED ED:130 Banks District Pg# no 30
Name (Relationship) Age BP Parent's BPs; Occupation / Additional Information
Vangilder, James 22 WV WV-WV; Farmer
", Mariam (wife) 20 WV WV-WV; Keeping house
", Virginia (dau) 8/12 WV WV-WVat home; born in October 1879
Lines 40-42; Enum-Dwelling #230; Enum-Family #230
1900 ST WV COUNTY: Lewis ED ED:58; Collins Settlement District Pg# Sheet 9A
Name (Relationship) Age BP Parent's BPs; Birth mo/year; Occupation / Additional Information
Vangilder, James M. (head) 42 WV WV-WV; born Jan 1858; married 21-years; Farm Laborer
", Mariam (wife) 41 WV WV-WV; born May 1859; married-21-years; 9-children-born / 8-children-living
", Harriet O. (dau) 18 WV WV-WV; born Feb 1882; single; attended school 5 months during the year
", Elija O. (son) 15 WV WV-WV; born Aug 1884; Farm Laborer
", Frederick C. (son) 14 WV WV-WV; born May 1886; attended school 5 months during the year
", Augusta A. (dau) 11 WV WV-WV; born Sept 1888; attended school 5 months during the year
", James B. (son) 10 WV WV-WV; born Dec 1889; attended school 5 months during the year
", Rosa A. (dau) 7 WV WV-WV; born June 1892
", Luther S. (son) 4 WV WV-WV; born Apr 1896
Lines 11-19; Enum-Dwelling #146; Enum-Family #146
1910 ST WV COUNTY: Marion ED ED:56; Fairmont District Pg# 4A
Name (Relationship) Age BP Parent's BPs; Occupation / Additional Information
Vangilder, Rose (servant) 19 WV WV-WV; single; Servant, Private family
", James (head) 52 WV WV-WV; 1st-marriage; married-32-years; Farmer, Own farm, O.A.
", Marriam (wife) 50 WV WV-WV; 1st-marriage; married-32-years; 9-children-born / 8-children-living
", Elija O. (son) 25 WV WV-WV; single; Laborer, Saw mill
", Coleman (son) 24 WV WV-WV; single; Laborer, Working out
", Alberta (dau) 21 WV WV-WV; single; none
", Blane (son) 19 WV WV-WV; single; Farm laborer, home farm
", Luther (son) 14 WV WV-WV; single none; attended school during the year
", Hattie (dau) 28 WV WV-WV; single; none
Fairview Pike; Lines 28-36; Enum-Dwelling #49; Enum-Family #50; Owns-farm, mortgaged; Farm-Schedule #31
1920 ST   COUNTY:   ED   Pg#  
Name (Relationship) Age BP Parent's BPs; Occupation / Additional Information
       
       
Lines ; Enum-Dwelling #; Enum-Family #
1930 ST   COUNTY:   ED   Pg#  
Name (Relationship) Age BP Parent's BPs; Occupation / Additional Information
       
       
Lines ; Enum-Dwelling #; Enum-Family #
1940 ST OH COUNTY: Trumbull ED ED:78-45; Warren City, 6th Ward Pg# Sh.6B-7A
Name (Relationship) Age BP Marital-Status; Highest-School-Grade; Additional Information
Layman, Charles W. (head) 40 WV married; C-2; lived in "same house" in 1935; Laborer; W.P.A.
", Alberta (wife) (x) 50 WV married; H-4; lived in "same house" in 1935
", Kathleen (dau) 14 PA 8; lived in "same house" in 1935
", Virginia (dau) 13 WV 7; lived in "same house" in 1935
", Mary F. (dau) 11 OH 5; lived in "same house" in 1935
VanGilder, Mariam (mother) 80 WV widow; lived in Grantsville, Garrett, MD in 1935
2150 Palmyra Rd; Lines - 77-80 & 1-2; Visited-Household #123; Rents-home, $23.

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