Samuel Bland & Celesta Carpenter

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Husband

Samuel Bland

  (day-mo-year) Place -- City; Township; County; State; Country [Source]
Birth 7 Jul 1851 Wetzel, West Virginia  (birth date from tombstone; birth county from marriage-license)
Marriage 25 Dec 1880 Wileyville, Wetzel, West Virginia  [ marriage-license ]
Death 10 May 1919 Proctor District, Wetzel West Virginia  [ death-certificate ]
Burial Ashland Cemetery, Wetzel, West Virginia  [ Find-a-Grave Memorial ]
his Father Joseph Bland, born in Pennsylvania
his Mother - - - West, born in Pennsylvania
Notes about Husband: died at age 67y-10m-5d
Wife

Celesta Frances Carpenter

  (day-mo-year) Place -- City; Township; County; State; Country [Source]
Birth 23 May 1857 Monroe, Ohio  (birth date from death-certificate; birth county/state from marriage-license)
Death 3 Jun 1934 Maud, Proctor District, Wetzel, West Virginia  [ death-certificate ]
Burial Ashland Cemetery, Wetzel, West Virginia  [ Find-a-Grave Memorial ]
her Father David Carpenter, born in Ohio
her Mother Mary Harrison, born in Ohio
Notes about Wife: cause-of-death: Cerebral Hemorrhage, at age 77y-0m-10d
Children (day-mo-year) Place -- City; Township; County; State; Country [Source] Spouse
1 M Josephus Bland b 1 Jan 1882 Wetzel, WV  (birth date on death-cert; county on mar-lic) [ sp. d.c. died 1918 ]
m 3 Jul 1910 Bebee, Wetzel, WV  [ marriage-license, pg 432 ] Edna L. Smith
d 20 May 1928 New Martinsville, Wetzel, WV  [ death-certificate ] bur: Ashland Cemetery
2 F Nora Elizabeth Bland b 23 Sep 1883 WV  (birth date from death-certificate) [ sp. d.c. 1882-1957 ]
m 27 Jan 1906 Wetzel, WV  [ marriage-license, pg 420 ] Troy Foster McIntire
d 20 Nov 1960 New Martinsville, Wetzel, WV  [ death-certificate ] bur: Northview Cem.
3 M John G. Bland b 13 Apr 1886 Proctor, Wetzel, WV  [ birth-register pg 96-b, 3rd row ] (sp. 1889-1979)
m 10 Jun 1916 Wetzel, WV  [ marriage-license, pg 296 ] Ida Brock
d 31 Dec 1928 Maud, Wetzel, WV  [ death-certificate ] bur: Brock Cemetery
4 F Manesa C. Bland
"Minta C.; Cecil M."
b 13 Feb 1888 Proctor, Wetzel, WV  [ birth-register pg 96-b, 8th row ] (sp. 1890-1971)
m 12 Feb 1910 Wetzel, WV  [ marriage-license, page 341 ] John F. Smith
d 1962 (death-year from tombstone, burial in Fairfield, Ohio) bur: Floral Hills Mem.
5 M Albert Clarence Bland b 14 Dec 1889 Halls Mills, Wetzel, WV  [ birth-reg. pg 96-c, 8th row ] [ sp. d.c. 1898-1928 ]
m 12 Jan 1918 New Dale, Wetzel, WV  [ marriage-license, pg 118 ] Nettie Wade
d 24 Aug 1955 Florida bur: Orange Hill Cem.
6 M Elmer E. Bland b 25 Jan 1892 WV  (birth date/state from death-certificate)  
m     never married
d 29 Mar 1963 Parkersburg, Wood, WV  [ death-certificate ] bur: Ashland Cemetery
Notes about Children:

Census Analysis

Head of Household: Samuel Bland Spouse: Celesta F. Carpenter
Date / Place of Birth: 1851 / WV Date / Place of Birth: 1857 / Monroe, Ohio
Date / Place of Death: 1919 / Wetzel, WV Date / Place of Death: 1934 / Wetzel, WV
Marriage Date / Place: 1880 / Wetzel, WV
1860 ST WV COUNTY: Wetzel Twp Post-Office: Proctor Pg# no.130
9-year-old Samuel Bland is with his parents, Joseph Bland (age 35, Farmer, $500/$300, Va) & Rebecca (age 28, Va)
Siblings: Henry (12), John (6), Jackson (4), and Nancy A. (2)
1860 ST IN COUNTY: Owen Twp Jackson Township Pg# no. 135
3-year-old Selesta Carpenter is with her parents, David Carpenter (age 26, Farmer, Pers-Estate $300, OH) & Mary (age 24, OH).
Sister: Captola (age 9/12) born in Indiana. (note: Selesta is recorded as born in Ind.)
1870 ST   COUNTY:   Twp   Pg#  
(note: Samuel is not with his parents, haven't yet found him in the 1870 census)
1870 ST WV COUNTY: Wetzel Twp Proctor Township Pg# no. 11
13-year-old Celestial Carpenter is with her father, David Carpenter (age 38, Farm Laborer, Ohio) & Kitirah (age 30, Ohio).
Siblings: Capitolia (11), Carely E. (10), John (6), Jacob (4), Albert (2), Samuel (2) & Jasper (5/12). Other: George Brown (18)
1880 ST WV COUNTY: Wetzel ED ED:104; Proctor District Pg# no. 31
30-year-old Samuel Bland is with his brother, Andrew J. Bland (age 24), Andrew's wife, Emily (age 22)
and their 2 children: George (2) & infant-female (1)
1880 ST WV COUNTY: Wetzel ED ED:106; Green District Pg# no. 21
23-year-old Salesta Carpenter is with her father, David Carpenter (age 48, Farmer, OH-OH-PA) & Cittora (age 39, OH-OH-OH).
Siblings: Jacob (15), Albert (12), Samuel (12), Jasper (10), Sharin W. (7), & George (11/12). Cousin - Allas Carpenter (3)
1900 ST WV COUNTY: Wetzel ED ED:102; Proctor District Pg# Sheet 7A
Name (Relationship) Age BP Parent's BPs; Birth mo/year; Occupation / Additional Information
Bland, Samuel (head) 48 WV OH-PA; born July 1851; married-19-years; Farmer
", Celestia E. (wife) 44 OH OH-OH; born - -; married-19-years; 6-children-born / 6-children-living
", Josephus (son) 18 WV WV-OH; born Jan 1882; single; Farm Laborer; attended sch 5 mo. during the year
", Nora E. (dau) 16 WV WV-OH; born Mar 1884; attended school 5 months during the year
", John G. (son) 14 WV WV-OH; born Apr 1886; Farm Laborer; attended school 5 months during the year
", Minta C. (dau) 12 WV WV-OH; born Mar 1888; attended school 5 months during the year
", Albert C. (son) 10 WV WV-OH; born Dec 1889; Farm Laborer; attended school 5 months during the year
", Elmer E. (son) 8 WV WV-OH; born Jan 1892; attended school 5 months during the year
Lines 5-12; Enum-Dwelling #109; Enum-Family #109; Owns-farm, mortgaged; Farm-Schedule# 97
1910 ST WV COUNTY: Wetzel ED ED:158; Proctor District Pg# Sheet 3A
Name (Relationship) Age BP Parent's BPs; Occupation / Additional Information
Bland, Samuel (head) 57 WV OH-PA; married-29-years; Farmer, Gen Farm; Emp.
", Celestia (wife) 52 OH OH-OH; married-29-years; 6-children-born / 6-children-living
", Joseph (son) 28 WV WV-OH; single; Farm Laborer, Home Farm
", John (son) 22 WV WV-OH; single; Farm Laborer, Home Farm
", Albert (son) 19 WV WV-OH; single; Farm Laborer, Home Farm
", Elmer (son) 17 WV WV-OH; single; Farm Laborer, Home Farm
Brummel, Roy (nephew) 13 OH OH-OH; ; Farm Laborer, Home Farm; attended school during the year
Lines 25-31; Enum-Dwelling #41; Enum-Family #42; Owns-farm, mortgaged; Farm-Schedule# 35
1920 ST   COUNTY:   ED   Pg#  
Name (Relationship) Age BP Parent's BPs; Occupation / Additional Information
       
       
(haven't yet found Celesta in the 1920 census)
1930 ST WV COUNTY: Wetzel ED ED:52-18; Proctor District Pg# Sheet 15B
Name (Relationship) Age BP Parent's BPs; Occupation / Additional Information
Bland, Celestia (head) 72 OH OH-IN; widow; none
", Albert (son) 40 WV WV-OH; widower; Farmer, Gen Farm; Veteran WW
", Charles E. (gr-son) 9 WV WV-WV; attended school during the year
", Thelma E. (gr-dau) 8 WV WV-WV; attended school during the year
", Walter L. (gr-son) 7 WV WV-WV; attended school during the year
", Elmer E. (son) 38 WV WV-WV; single; none
Lines 61-66; Enum-Dwelling #292; Enum-Family #292; Owns-home; value $600.

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