Sylvanus W. Henderson & Velonia Belle Musgrove

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Family Group Report

Husband

 Sylvanus Washington Henderson

  (day-mo-year) Place -- City; Township; County; State; Country [Source]
Birth 6 May 1865 Taylor, West Virignia  [ birth-register page 53, line 258 ]
Marriage 3 Oct 1885 Marion, West Virginia  [ marriage-register page 90, line 87 ]
Death    
Burial  
his Father Thomas B. Henderson  (1810-1866)  [ Find-a-Grave Memorial ]
his Mother Mary Jane Knotts  (1824-1897)  [ Find-a-Grave Memorial ]
Notes about Husband: (died after the 1900 census and before the 1910 census)
Wife

 Velonia Belle Musgrove

  (day-mo-year) Place -- City; Township; County; State; Country [Source]
Birth 19 Feb 1869 Marion, West Virginia  [ birth-register page 71, line 283 ]
Death 23 Nov 1954 Grafton, Taylor, West Virginia  [ death-certificate #15676 ]
Burial Woodsdale Memorial Park Cemetery
her Father Nathan Musgrove  (1824-1898)  [ Marion, WV death-register page 46, line 286 ],  [ Find-a-Grave Memorial ]
her Mother Cyrene A. Corrothers  (1831-1893)  [ Find-a-Grave Memorial ]
Notes about Wife: cause-of-death: Coronary occlusion / Arterio Sclerosis
Children (day-mo-year) Place -- City; Township; County; State; Country [Source] Spouse
1 F Effie Salah Henderson b Dec 1886 (birth mo and year from 1900 census) [ sp. 1885-1956 d.c.]
m     Homer Edgell
d   [ Photo on Find-a-Grave Memorial ] bur: Woodsdale Mem.
2 M Thomas Nathan Henderson b 12 Jan 1889* Taylor, WV  [ birth-register page 56, line 93 ]  
m 10 Oct 1920 Taylor, WV  [ marriage-register page 58, line 39 ] Ruth Huber
d 21 Nov 1966 Taylor, WV  [ death-certificate #17256 ] <--bur: Woodsdale Mem.
3 F Rena Jane Henderson b 12 Apr 1891 Taylor, WV (birth-date from death-cert, county on mar-lic)  
m   (m1) Claudius F. Rogers
m 9 Aug 1920 (m2) Marion, WV  [ marriage-license page 563 ] John Frederick Nuzum
d 16 Dec 1954 Taylor, WV  [ death-certificate #15684 ] <--bur: Woodsdale Mem.
4 M William A. C. Henderson b 8 Apr 1893* Taylor, WV  [ birth-register page 184, line 92 ]  
m     Virginia Allender
d 7 Jul 1971 Taylor, WV  [ death-certificate #11124 ] <--bur: Woodsdale Mem.
5 M Wallace Nelson Henderson b 8 Feb 1896 Taylor, WV  [ birth-register page 157, line 87 ]  
m 6 Jun 1917 Harrison, WV  [ marriage-license page 415 ] Stella Anna Hendershot
d 14 Mar 1970 Taylor, WV  [ death-certificate #4675 ] <--bur: Woodsdale Mem.
Notes about Children:
2) Thomas Nathan Henderson - birth date: 12 Jan 1889 on birth-register; 12 Jan 1888 on death-certificate
4) William A. C. Henderson - birth date: 8 Apr 1893 on birth-register; 8 Mar 1893 on death-certificate

Census Analysis

Head of Household:  Sylvanus Washington Henderson Spouse:  Velonia Bell Musgrove
Date / Place of Birth:  1865 / Taylor, WV Date / Place of Birth:  1869 / Marion, WV
Date / Place of Death:   Date / Place of Death:  1954 / Taylor. WV
Marriage Date / Place:  1885 / Marion, WV
1870 ST WV COUNTY: Taylor Twp Fetterman Township Pg# no. 20
5-year-old Sylvanus W. Henderson is with his mother, Mary J. Henderson (age 46). Siblings: Elvira (18), William H. (15), Thos. J. (13), Elizabeth E. (11), and Robert N. (9). Other household member: Robert Hayhurst (age 24)
1870 ST WV COUNTY: Marion Twp Winfield Township Pg# no. 28
1-year-old Delona B. Musgrave is with her parents, Nathan Musgrave (age 46), and Syrena A. (39). Siblings: John W. (17), Andrew J. (15), Robert Q. (13), Nathan C. (12), Samuel M. (10, Elizabeth E. (7), Thomas J. (5), and Milton R. (3).
1880 ST WV COUNTY: Taylor Twp ED:82; Fettermand Magisterial District Pg# no. 29
15-year-old Sivanus W. Henderson is with his mother, Mary I. Henderson (age 56).
Siblings: William H. (25), Elvira (28), Elizabeth E. (21), and Robert N. (19).
1880 ST WV COUNTY: Marion ED ED:93; Winfield District Pg# no. 27
11-year-old Valonia Musgrave is with her parents, Nathan Musgrave (age 56) and Syrene (age 49).
Siblings: Nathan (26), Andrew J. (21), Samuel (19), Elizabeth (17), Jefferson (15), Milton (13), Syrene A. (9), and Daisy (7).
1900 ST WV COUNTY: Taylor ED ED:129; Grafton, 1st Ward Pg# Sheet 15A
Name (Relationship) Age BP Parent's BPs; Birth mo/year; Occupation / Additional Information
Henderson, Sylvanus (hd) 33 WV WV-WV; born May 1867; married-15-years; Locomotive lineman
", Velonia (wife) 31 WV MD-WV; born Feb 1869; married-15-years; 5-children-born / 5-children-living
", Effah (dau) 13 WV WV-WV; born Dec 1886; attended school 8 months during the year
", Thomas (son) 12 WV WV-WV; born Jan 1888; attended school 8 months during the year
", Renah (dau) 1 WV WV-WV; born Apr 1890; attended school 8 months during the year
", William (son) 8 WV WV-WV; born Mar 1892; attended school 8 months during the year
", Wallace (son) 4 WV WV-WV; born Feb 1896
Musgrove, Sam (lodger) 39 WV MD-WV; born Dec 1860; single; Lawyer
Lines 15-22; Enum-Dwelling #226; Enum-Family #233; Rents-home
1910 ST WV COUNTY: Taylor ED ED:136; Fetterman Magisterial District Pg# Sheet 14A
Name (Relationship) Age BP Parent's BPs; Occupation / Additional Information
Henderson, Belle (head) 41 WV WV-WV; widow; 5-children-born / 5-children-living; Farmer, General Farm; Emp.
", Nathan (son) 21 WV WV-WV; single; Teacher, Public School; W.
", Wallace (son) 14 WV WV-WV; Laborer; Home farm; W.; attended school during the year
Lines 42-44; Enum-Dwelling #176; Enum-Family #176; Owns-farm, free-of-mortgage; Farm-Schedule #103
1920 ST WV COUNTY: Taylor ED ED:126; Fetterman District Pg# Sheet 3A
Name (Relationship) Age BP Parent's BPs; Occupation / Additional Information
Henderson, V. B. (head) 50 WV WV-WV; widow; Saleslady; New Metals Co.; W.
", Thomas N. (son) 30 WV WV-WV; single; Laborer; Glass Factory; W.
", William A. (son) 26 WV WV-WV; widower; Laborer; Glass Factory; W.
Rogers, Rena (dau) 21 WV WV-WV; widow; Cook; Hotel; W.
", Chester F. (gr-son) 6 WV WV-WV; attended school during the year
Lines 39-43; Enum-Dwelling #53; Enum-Family #61; Rents-home
1930 ST WV COUNTY: Taylor ED ED:46-6; Grafton, 1st Ward Pg# Sheet 8A
Name (Relationship) Age BP Parent's BPs; Occupation / Additional Information
Henderson, W. Belle (head) 60 WV MD-WV; widow; Nurse, Private; W.
1032; West Main Street; Line 30; Enum-Dwelling #180; Enum-Family #186; Owns-home, $2,200.
1940 ST WV COUNTY: Taylor ED ED:46-7; Grafton, 1st Ward Pg# Sheet 5A
Name (Relationship) Age BP Marital-Status; Highest-School-Grade; Additional Information
Henderson, Velonia (head) 70 WV widow; 8; lived in "same house" in 1935; Nurse, Private home; O.A.
Knotts, Florence E. (roomer) 68 IL widow; 6; lived in "same place" in 1935
Lines 37-38; Visited #37-38

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