William E. Leonard & Lucy Thorn

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Family Group Report

Husband

 William E. Leonard

  (day-mo-year) Place -- City; Township; County; State; Country [Source]
Birth 25 Oct 1862 Barbour, West Virginia  (birth county from both of his marriage records)
Marriage 30 May 1883 Taylor, West Virginia  [ marriage-register page 30, line 30 ]
Death 19 May 1941 Grafton, Taylor, West Virginia  [ death-certificate #7220 ]
Burial Woodsdale Memorial Cemetery
his Father Bowen E. Leonard  (parent's names from William's death-certificate)
his Mother Susan Jones
Notes about Husband: cause-of-death: Pneumonia
after becoming a widower, his 2nd marriage was to widow Laura E. Barnhouse - 7 Jul 1934, Taylor WV  [ mar-reg pg 127, line 26 ]
Wife

 Lucy Thorn

  (day-mo-year) Place -- City; Township; County; State; Country [Source]
Birth 22 Jul 1860 Taylor, West Virginia  (birth county from 2nd marriage-register)
Death 3 Jul 1933 Grafton, Taylor, West Virginia  [ death-certificate #7937 ]
Burial Bluemont Cemetery
her Father Abraham Thorn  (parent's names from Lucy's death-certificate)
her Mother Nancy Snider  (her given name is spelled "Marcy" in census years, 1870, 1880, and 1900)
Notes about Wife: cause of death: Bronchial Pneumonia. son Wesley Evert Rightmire is from Lucy's first marriage to Wesley Rightmire (who died 20 Apr 1881 in Penna in a R.R. accident; Taylor, WV death-register page 18, line 144)
Children (day-mo-year) Place -- City; Township; County; State; Country [Source] Spouse
1 M Wesley E. Rightmire b 29 Sep 1881 Taylor, WV  [ birth-register page 44, line 267 ]  
m 12 Jun 1907 (m1) Marion, WV  [ marriage-license page 433 ] Minnesota MacDonald
m 31 Aug 1912 (m2) Taylor, WV  [ mar-register page 23, line 14 ] Annie Lillian Holt
d 14 May 1955 (death date from tombstone) bur: Bluemont Cem
2 F Lena Hazel Leonard
"Hazel L."
b 18 Mar 1884 Taylor, WV  (birth date & place from death-cert) [ sp. 1875-1940 d.c.]
m 26 Aug 1903 Taylor, WV  [ marriage-license page 214 ] Alfred A. Holt
d 11 Oct 1963 Taylor, WV  [ death-certificate #15879 ] bur: Woodsdale Mem.
Notes about Children:
1) Wesley's birth father was killed in a R.R. accident before Wesley was born.

Census Analysis

Head of Household:  William E. Leonard Spouse:  Lucy Thorn
Date / Place of Birth:  1862 / Barbour, WV Date / Place of Birth:  1860 / WV
Date / Place of Death:  1941 / Taylor, WV Date / Place of Death:  1933 / Taylor, WV
Marriage Date / Place:  1883 / Taylor, WV
1870 ST WV COUNTY: Barbour Twp Cove Township Pg# no. 6
7-year-old William E. Leonard is with his parents, Bowen E. Leonard (age 42) and Susan (40).
Siblings: Rebecca (17), John S. (14), Sylvanus M. (10), Josinah E. (4),. and Bertha R. (1/12)
1870 ST WV COUNTY: Taylor Twp Union Township Pg# no. 4
10-year-old Lucy Ann Thorn is with her parents, Abraham Thorn (age 46) and Marcy (age 52).
Siblings: Doctor (20), Alva B. (15), and Mary E. (12).
1880 ST WV COUNTY: Barbour ED ED:69; Cove District Pg# no. 13
18-year-old William E. Leonard is with his parents, Bowen Leonard (age 52) and Susan (age 50).
Siblings: John S. (24), Sylvanus (20), Josinah C. (14), Bertha R. (11), Charlie G. (7), and grand-mother, Josina Leonard (age 74)
1880 ST WV COUNTY: Taylor ED ED:80; S. Subdivision of Grafton District Pg# no. 32
19-year-old Lucy A. Thorn is with her parents, Abraham Thorn (age 56) and Marcy Thorn (age 63).
1900 ST WV COUNTY: Taylor ED ED:126; Fetterman District Pg# Sheet 3A
Name (Relationship) Age BP Parent's BPs; Birth mo/year; Occupation / Additional Information
Leonard, William E. (head) 37 WV WV-WV; born Oct 1862; married-17-years; R.R> Carpenter
", Lucy A. (wife) 39 WV WV-WV; born July 1860, married-17-years; 2-children-born / 2-children-living
", Lena H. (dau) 16 WV WV-WV; born Mar 1884; attended school 7 months during the year
Rightmire, Westley E. (st-son) 18 WV WV-WV; born Sept 1881; single; R.R> Yardman
Thorn, Marcy (m-in-law) 82 WV WV-WV; born Dec 1817; married; 9-children-born / 6-children-living
Lines 29-33; Enum-Dwelling #52; Enum-Family #52; Owns-home, mortgaged
1910 ST WV COUNTY: Taylor ED ED:135; Grafton, 1st Ward Pg# Sheet 5B
Name (Relationship) Age BP Parent's BPs; Occupation / Additional Information
Leonard, William E. (head) 47 WV WV-WV; 1st-marriage; married-26-years; Car Forman, Rail Road; W.
", Lucy A. (wife) 49 WV WV-WV; 2nd-marriage; married-26-years; 2-children-born / 2-children-living
Rightmire, Westley E. (st-son) 28 WV WV-WV; widower; Boiler Make; Rail Road; W.
45 Leonard Street; Lines 73-75; Enum-Dwelling #109; Enum-Family #111; Owns-home, mortgaged
1920 ST WV COUNTY: Taylor ED ED:123; Grafton City, 5th Ward; 1st Precinct Pg# Sheet 9B
Name (Relationship) Age BP Parent's BPs; Occupation / Additional Information
Holt, Alfred A. (head) 43 WV WV-WV; married; Druggist, Own Store; Em.
", Lena H. (wife) 34 WV WV-WV; married
", Alice M. (dau) 3-11/12 WV WV-WV
Leonard, William (f-in-law) 56 WV WV-WV; married; Car Repairer, Rail Road; W.
", Lucy A. (m-in-law 58 WV WV-WV; married
215-1/2 Walnut Street; Lines 89-93; Enum-Dwelling #200; Enum-Family #211; Owns-home, mortgaged
1930 ST WV COUNTY: Taylor ED ED:11; Grafton, 5th Ward Pg# Sheet 7A
Name (Relationship) Age BP Parent's BPs; Occupation / Additional Information
Leonard, W. E. (head) 67 WV WV-WV; married; age-20-at-first-marriage; Farmer, General; W.
", Lucy (wife) 69 WV WV-WV; married; age-22-at-first-marriage;
533 Maple Avenue; Lines 11-12; Enum-Dwelling #123; Enum-Family #135; Owns-home, $4,000.
1940 ST WV COUNTY: Taylor ED ED:46-11; Grafton, 5th Ward Pg# Sheet 6B
Name (Relationship) Age BP Marital-Status; Highest-School-Grade; Additional Information
Leonard, William (head) 77 WV married; 8; lived in "same house" in 1935
", Laura E. (wife) 61 Va married; H-2; lived in "same house" in 1935
533 Maple Avenue; Lines 56-57; Visited #162; Owns-home, $1,800.

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