Benjamin "Gideon" Currey & Alcinda Wiseman

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Family Group Report

Husband

 Benjamin "Gideon" Currey

  (day-mo-year) Place -- City; Township; County; State; Country [Source]
Birth 24 Oct 1845 Taylor, West Virginia  (birth date & place from death-certificate)
Marriage    
Death 14 Sep 1937 Route #4, Grafton, Taylor, West Virginia  [ death-certificate #15260 ]
Burial Harmony Grove Cemetery - Grafton, Taylor, WV  [ Find-a-Grave Memorial ]
his Father James P. Currey (born in W.Va)
his Mother Annie Lee Coberly (born in W.Va)
Notes about Husband: cause-of-death: Double Bronchial Pneumonia
Wife

 Alcinda Wiseman

  (day-mo-year) Place -- City; Township; County; State; Country [Source]
Birth 9 Jul 1856* Lost Run, Taylor, West Virginia  (birth date & place from death-certificate)
Death 22 Jun 1942 Route #4, Grafton, Taylor, West Virginia  [ death-certificate #97?0 ]
Burial Harmony Grove Cemetery - Grafton, Taylor, WV  [ Find-a-Grave Memorial ]
her Father Marshall Wiseman  (born Lost Run, Taylor, WV)
her Mother Martha Mason  (born Pruntytown, Taylor, WV)
Notes about Wife: cause-of-death: Congestive Pneumonia; Paralysis, also old age (Senility)
Birth-year differences: on death-certificate 9 Jul 1856; on 1900 census July 1857; on tombstone 1857
Children (day-mo-year) Place -- City; Township; County; State; Country [Source] Spouse
1 M Minor Bryant Currey b 16 Apr 1880 Taylor, WV  [ birth-register page 30, line 70 ] (sp. 1886-1979)
m 30 Jul 1910 Shinnston, Harrison, WV  [ marriage-license page 131 ] Ora Riley
d 17 Jul 1943 Shinnston, Harrison, WV  [ death-certificate #9787 ] Hepzibah Cemetery
2 F Icie M. Currey b 25 Jan 1882 Taylor, WV  [ birth-register page 48, line 49 ] [ sp. 1883-1931 dc ]
m 14 Oct 1907 Taylor, WV  [ marriage-register page 7, line 34 ] Bruce F. Smallwood
d 10 Jul 1957 Taylor, WV  [ death-certificate #9612 ] Harmony Grove Cemetery
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Notes about Children:
There is a 3rd child - - according to the 1910 census (3-children-born-to-this-mother / with 2-children-living in 1910).
This child apparently was born and died between the 1900 and 1910 census years.

Census Analysis

Head of Household: Benjamin "Gideon" Currey Spouse: Alcinda Wiseman
Date / Place of Birth: 1845  /  Taylor, WV Date / Place of Birth: 1856  /  Taylor, WV
Date / Place of Death: 1937  /  Taylor, WV Date / Place of Death: 1942  /  Taylor, WV
Marriage Date / Place:  
1870 ST WV COUNTY: Taylor Twp Booths Creek Township Pg#    no. 5  
23-year-old Benjamin G. Curry is with his parents, James P. (age 55) & Mary (age 50).
Siblings: Joseph M. (28), James F. (11). Other household members: Nancy Goodwin (age 21) & Martin L. Curry (age 3)
1870 ST WV COUNTY: Taylor Twp Courthouse Township Pg#    no. 19  
12-year-old Alcinda Wiseman is with her parents, Marshall (age 38) & Martha (age 34).
Siblings: Mary E. (13), Benj. F. (11), Helen V. (7), George (5), John M. (3), and Luther M. (1)
1880 ST WV COUNTY: Taylor ED ED:83; Booths Creek District Pg#   no. 9
Name (Relationship) Age BP Parent's BPs; Occupation / Additional Information
Curry, Benjamin 31 WV WV-WV; married; Farmer
", Alcinda (wife) 22 WV WV-WV; married; Keeping house
", Minor (son) 1/12 WV WV-WV; born in April
Lines 39-41; Enum-Dwelling #74; Enum-Family #78
1900 ST WV COUNTY: Taylor ED ED:124; Booths Creek District Pg#      1B
Name (Relationship) Age BP Parent's BPs; Birth mo/year; Occupation / Additional Information
Currey, Benjamin G. (head) 52 WV WV-WV; born Oct 1847; married-21-years; Farmer
", Alcinda (wife) 42 WV WV-WV; born July 1857; married-21-years; 2-children-born / 2-living
", Minor B. (son) 20 WV WV-WV; born Apr 1880; single; attended school 5 months during the year
", Icie M. (dau) 18 WV WV-WV; born Jan 1882; single; attended school 5 months during the year
Lines 90-93; Enum-Dwelling #22; Enum-Family #22; Owns-farm, free-of-mortgage; Farm-Schedule #23
1910 ST WV COUNTY: Taylor ED ED:129; Booths Creek Magisterial District Sh#     3B
Name (Relationship) Age BP Parent's BPs; Occupation / Additional Information
Curry, Benjamin G. (head) 63 WV WV-WV; 1st-marriage; married-31-years; Farmer, General-farm
", Alcinda (wife) 52 WV WV-WV; 1st-marriage; married-31-years; 3-children-born / 2-living
", Minor B. (son) 30 WV WV-WV; single; Carpenter, House
Lines 57-59; Enum-Dwelling #68; Enum-Family #68; Owns-farm, Free-of-mortgage; Farm-Schedule #57
1920 ST   COUNTY:   ED   Sh#  
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Lines ; Enum-Dwelling #; Enum-Family #
1930 ST WV COUNTY: Taylor ED ED:1; Booths Creek Magisterial District Sh#    13B
Name (Relationship) Age BP Parent's BPs; Occupation / Additional Information
Currey, Gideon (head) 84 WV WV-WV; age-31-at-first-marriage
", Alcinda (wife) 72 WV WV-WV; age-21-at-first-marriage
Lines 52-53; Enum-Dwelling #308; Enum-Family #310; Rents-home, $5.
1940 ST   COUNTY:   ED   Sh#  
Name (Relationship) Age BP Additional Information
       
       
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