Alexander Zeck & Lelia M. Ware

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Family Group Report

Husband

 Alexander Zeck

  (day-mo-year) Place -- City; Township; County; State; Country [Source]
Birth 1 Jul 1852 Johnstown, Cambria, Pennsylvania  (birth date/place from death certificate)
Marriage 12 Dec 1877 Taylor, West Virginia  [ marriage-register page 146, 5th record ]
Death 15 Aug 1934 Morgantown, Monongalia, West Virginia  [ death-certificate #11011 ]
Burial Bluemont Cemetery, Grafton, Taylor, West Virginia
his Father Michael Zeck (born in Pennsylvania)
his Mother Elizabeth Marburg (born in Pennsylvania
Notes about Husband: cause of death: Adeno-Caranoma (Schinohus Type) Primary of the liver; (spelling as recorded on death-cert)
his 2nd wife was Edna Wells
Wife

 Lelia M. Ware

  (day-mo-year) Place -- City; Township; County; State; Country [Source]
Birth Jul 1856 Taylor, West Virginia  (birth month, year from death-certificate)
Death 15 Oct 1920 Fairmont, Marion, West Virginia  [ death-certificate #4156 ]
Burial Bluemont Cemetery, Grafton, Taylor, West Virginia  [ Find-a-Grave Memorial ]
her Father Robert Ware
her Mother Emma Johnson
Notes about Wife: cause-of-death: Carcinoma of Stomach
Children (day-mo-year) Place -- City; Township; County; State; Country [Source] Spouse
1 M Frederick Van Zeck b 19 Feb 1879 Grafton, Taylor, WV  
m c1905   Mamie
d 19 May 1960 Morgantown, Monongalia, WV  [ death-certificate #7221 ]  
2 F Zerva Zeck b 19 AUg 1880 Taylor, WV  (birth-date from tombstone)  
d 8 Dec 1881 Taylor, WV  [ death-register page 19, line 186 ] bur: Bluemont Cemetery
3 F Hazel P. Zeck b 30 Jun 1883* Taylor, WV  [ birth-register page 62, line 318 ] (sp 1874-1951)
m     John W. Thayer
d 7 Jun 1948 Wood, WV  [ death-certificate #8632 ] bur: Mt. Olivet Cem.
Notes about Children:
3) Hazel P. Zeck Thayer - birth date difference: 30 Jun 1883 on birth-register; 30 Jun 1893 on death-certificate; tombstone has 1883; (on 1900 census she is 16 years of age and born in June 1883)

Census Analysis

Head of Household:  Alexander Zeck Spouse:  Lelia M. Ware
Date / Place of Birth:  1852 / Cambria, PA Date / Place of Birth:  1856 / Taylor, (W)Va
Date / Place of Death:  1934 / Monongalia, WV Date / Place of Death:  1920 / Marion, WV
Marriage Date / Place:  1877 / Taylor, WV
1860 ST VA COUNTY: Taylor Twp PO: Pruntytown Pg# no. 114
3-year-old Lelia M. Ware is living with her parents, Robert Ware (age 38) and Ella (age 25). and brother, Herbert (age 1).
1870 ST PA COUNTY: Allegheny Twp Pittsburgh, 17th Ward Pg# no. 78
18-year-old Alex Zack (Fireman, born in PA) was living as a boarder in the Ann Smullen Boarding House.
1880 ST WV COUNTY: Taylor ED ED:81; The Town of Grafton, Dist #81 Pg# no. 31
Name (Relationship) Age BP Parent's BPs; Occupation / Additional Information
Zeck, Alexander 27 PA PA-PA; married; Keeping News Depot
", Lelia M. (wife) 22 VA VA-VA; married; Keeping House
", Frederick V. (son) 1 WV PA-VA
Lines 48-50; Enum-Dwelling #296; Enum-Family #312
1900 ST WV COUNTY: Taylor ED ED:126; Fetterman Town Pg# Sheet 1A
Name (Relationship) Age BP Parent's BPs; Birth mo/year; Occupation / Additional Information
Zeck, Alaxandria (head) 47 PA PA-PA; born July 1852; married-23-years; Machinist
", Lilian M. W. (wife) 43 VA VA-VA; born July 1856; married-23-years; 3-children-born / 2-living
", Frederick V. (son) 21 WV PA-VA; born Feb 1899; single; attended school 10 months during the year
", Hazel P. (dau) 16 WV PA-VA; born Jun 1883; single; attended school 8 months during the year
Lines 36-39; Enum-Dwelling #9; Enum-Family #9; Owns-home, free-of-mortgage
1910 ST WV COUNTY: Taylor ED ED:135; Grafton, 1st Ward Pg# Sheet 1A
Name (Relationship) Age BP Parent's BPs; Occupation / Additional Information
Zeck, Alexander (head) 57 PA PA-PA; 1st-marriage; married-32-years; Plumber, House
", Lelia M. W. (wife) 53 VA VA-VA; 1st-marriage; married-32-years; 3-children-born / 2-living
", Fredrick V. (son) 31 VA PA-VA; 1st-marriage; married-5-years; Plumber, House
", Mary M. (wife, of son) 24 OH OH-wV; 1st-marriage; married-5-years
533 West Main Street; Lines 20-23; Enum-Dwelling #8; Enum-Family #8; Owns-home, free-of-mortgage
1920 ST WV COUNTY: Monongalia ED ED:106; Morgantown, 3rd Ward Pg# Sheet 3B
Name (Relationship) Age BP Parent's BPs; Occupation / Additional Information
Zeck, Alexander (head) 65 PA PA-PA; married; Plumber, Office; O.A.
", Lelia M. (wife) 63 VA VA-VA; married
471 Spruce Street; Lines 95-96; Enum-Dwelling #68; Enum-Family #84; Rents-home
1930 ST WV COUNTY: Monongalia ED ED: 31-32; Morgan Magisterial District Pg# Sheet 2B
Name (Relationship) Age BP Parent's BPs; Occupation / Additional Information
Zeck, Alexander (head) 73 PA PA-PA; married; age-24-at-first-marriage; Proprietor, Plumbing shop
", Edna W. (wife) 43 MD MD-MD; married; age 43-at-first-marriage
Lines 95-96; Enum-Dwelling #28; Enum-Family #28; Rents-home, $50.

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