Charles A. Craven

M, b. circa 1867
     Charles A. Craven was born circa 1867 in Wood, West Virginia.1,2 He was the son of James A. Craven and Elizabeth A. Black. Charles A. Craven married Lucy J. "Lucie" Wilfong, daughter of Josiah Henry "Joe" Wilfong and Emeline "Emma" Grubb, on 13 February 1901 in Upshur, West Virginia.3,1
Last Edited27 Feb 2011
Father*James A. Craven b. Apr 1839
Mother*Elizabeth A. Black b. Jun 1841, d. 25 Jan 1916

Children of Charles A. Craven and Lucy J. "Lucie" Wilfong

Citations

  1. [S1638] Census: 1910 Summit, Ohio, Norton, District 190, April 20, 1910, HH#91-95
    Craven, C. A., 41, married 9 years, PA PA WV
    wife Lucie, 35, [married 9 years], 4 children, 4 living, WV WV WV
    daughter Jessie, 8, WV WV WV
    son Charls, 6, WV PA WV
    son Joseph, 4, WV PA WV
    daughter Mance, 2, WV PA WV.
  2. [S167] Census: 1920 Upshur, West Virginia, Union, District 140, January 19-20-21, 1920, HH#181-181
    Craven, Charles A., 53, WV PA IN
    wife Lucy J., 46, WV VA VA
    son Joseph, 15, WV WV WV
    daughter Maurie, 12, WV WV WV
    daughter Sadee, 8, WV WV WV
    son Ernest 4 7/12, WV WV WV
    daughter Lena, 1 10/12, WV WV WV.
  3. [S9] Upshur County, WV, Marriages 1896-1923, Cochran, February 13, 1901
    Craven, Charles A., 34, Wood; Upshur (Div), s/o James A. & Elizabeth
    Wilfong, Lucy, 26, Upshur, d/o Joseph & Emma.
  4. [S1217] Familysearch Labs, Name: Joseph William Craven
    Titles:
    Death date: 20 Jun 1942
    Death place: Warren, Trumbull, Ohio
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    Marital status: Married
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    Spouse name: Dorothy Ford Craven
    Father name: Charles Craven
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    Mother name: Lucy Wilfong
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    GSU film number: 2024007
    Digital GS number: 4057806
    Image number: 194
    Reference number: fn 38853
    Collection: Ohio Deaths 1908-1953.

James A. Craven

M, b. April 1839
     James A. Craven was born in April 1839 in Pennsylvania.1,2,3 He married Elizabeth A. Black, daughter of James M. Black and Sarah Yeager, on 10 August 1863 in Upshur County, West Virginia.1
Last Edited27 Feb 2011

Child of James A. Craven and Elizabeth A. Black

Citations

  1. [S606] Marriage Records: WV, Division of Culture and History, Line 21, August 10, 1863 in Upshur County, West Virginia
    Craven, James A., 21, single, b. Pennsylvania
    Black, Elizabeth, 22, single, b. Lewis County, Virginia.
  2. [S180] Census: 1900 Upshur, West Virginia, Washington, District 149, June 27, 1900, HH#225-229
    Craven, James A., Apr 1839, 61, married 37 years, PA PA PA
    wife Elizabeth A., Jun 1841, 58, married 37 years, WV WV WV.
  3. [S157] Census: 1910 Upshur, West Virginia, Washington, District 0152, May 6, 1910, HH#257-257
    Craven, James A., 71, married once, married 47 years, PA PA PA
    wife Elizabeth A., 69, married once, married 47 years, 5 children, 2 living, WV WV WV.

Samantha A. McClelland1

F, b. 10 March 1857, d. 23 December 1928
     Samantha A. McClelland was born on 10 March 1857 in Upshur, West Virginia.4,5,6,7,8,9 She was the daughter of Zackwell Morgan Clelland and Mary Elizabeth Jones.2,3 Samantha A. McClelland married William Alonzo Wilfong, son of William Gould and Martha Pritt, on 3 April 1877 in Harrison, West Virginia.10,3,7,1 Samantha A. McClelland died on 23 December 1928 in Akron, Summit, Ohio, at age 71.11,5,12 She was buried after 23 December 1928 in Green, Summit, Ohio.5
Last Edited17 May 2017
Father*Zackwell Morgan Clelland2 b. 20 Jun 1825, d. 3 Aug 1892
Mother*Mary Elizabeth Jones3 b. 1826, d. 1897

Children of Samantha A. McClelland and William Alonzo Wilfong

     Samantha A. McClelland was also known as Sarah A. Clelland.10 Samantha A. McClelland was also known as Samantha Clelland.10 Samantha A. McClelland was also known as Samantha A. Clelland.3

Citations

  1. [S7] Book: "The History of Upshur County, West Virginia: From Its Earliest Exploration and Settlement to the Present Time", by W.B. Cutright, 1907, p. 601.
  2. [S7] Book: "The History of Upshur County, West Virginia: From Its Earliest Exploration and Settlement to the Present Time", by W.B. Cutright, 1907, p. 601 Ezekial McClelland of Harrison County.
  3. [S1217] Familysearch Labs, Groom's name: William A. Gould
    Groom's age: 22 years 2 months
    Groom's estimated birth year: 1855
    Groom's birthdate:
    Groom's birthplace:
    Bride's name: Samantha A. Clelland
    Bride's age: 19 years
    Bride's estimated birth year: 1858
    Bride's birthdate:
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    Event type: Marriage
    Marriage date: 03 Apr 1877
    Marriage place: Harrison, West Virginia
    Father of groom's name: William Gould
    Mother of groom's name: Martha Gould
    Father of bride's name: Zachariah Clelland
    Mother of bride's name: Nancy Clelland
    Marital status:
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    Bride's marital status:
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    Film number: 847276
    Digital GS number: 4011520
    Image number: 124
    Reference number: v 5 p 115
    Source: County Records
    Collection: West Virginia Marriages 1853-1970.
  4. [S1217] Familysearch Labs, Name: Samantha Clelland
    Birthdate: 10 Mar 1857
    Birthplace: Upshur, West Virginia
    Gender: Female
    Father's name: Zackwell M Clelland
    Father's birthplace:
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    Mother's name: Mary Clelland
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    Film number: 816151
    Digital GS number: 4229106
    Image number: 21
    Reference number: p.17, 50
    Source: County Records
    Collection: West Virginia Births 1853-1930.
  5. [S707] Find-a-Grave, http://www.findagrave.com, Samantha A McClelland Wilfong
    Birth: Mar. 10, 1856
    Death: Dec. 23, 1928
    Akron
    Summit County
    Ohio, USA

    Daughter of Z. McClelland and Mary Smith. Wife of William A Wilfong m. 3 Apr 1877 Upshur Co, WV. She died from organic heart disease.
     
    Family links: 
     Spouse:
      William Alonzo Wilfong (1853 - 1933)*
     
     Children:
      Walter Warne Wilfong (1878 - 1953)*
      William Sumner Wilfong (1885 - 1918)*
      Dottie B Wilfong (1893 - 1897)*
      Creed Wilson Wilfong (1894 - 1895)*
     
    *Calculated relationship
     
    Burial:
    East Liberty Cemetery
    Green
    Summit County
    Ohio, USA
     
    Edit Virtual Cemetery info [?]
     
    Created by: Brenda Horton
    Record added: Aug 01, 2013
    Find A Grave Memorial# 114771572.
  6. [S191] Census: 1880 Gilmer, West Virginia, Glenville, District 139, June 16, 1880, HH#150-150
    Wilfong, William A., 25, farmer, VA VA VA
    wife Samantha A., 23, keeping house, VA VA VA
    son Walter W., 1, WV VA VA.
  7. [S180] Census: 1900 Upshur, West Virginia, Washington, District 149, June 20-21, 1900, HH#177-180
    Willfong, William A., Jan 1853, 46, married 23 years, WV WV WV
    wife Samantha, Mar 1857, 43, married 23 years, 8 children, 7 living, WV WV WV
    son Walter, Aug 1878, 21, WV WV WV
    daughter Huldie B., Jul 1880, 19, WV WV WV
    son William S., Feb 1885, 15, WV WV WV
    daughter Matilda B., Aug 1888, 11, WV WV WV
    daughter Belvie Gay, Dec 1891, 8, WV WV WV
    son Charlie H., Apr 1893, 7, WV WV WV.
  8. [S157] Census: 1910 Upshur, West Virginia, Washington, District 152, April 16, 1910, HH#33-33
    Wilfong, William A., 57, married 33 years, WV WV VA
    wife Samantha A., 53, married 33 years, WV WV WV
    daughter Blanch, 21, WV WV WV
    daughter Belva G., 19, WV WV WV
    son Charley H., 17, WV WV WV.
  9. [S361] Census: 1920 Harrison, West Virginia, Clarksburg, District 153, January 13, 1920, HH#175-228
    Wilfong, William, 66, VA VA VA
    wife Symanthy, 62, VA VA VA
    son-in-law Norris, Walter, 34, MO MO MO
    daughter Matilda, 31, WV VA VA.
  10. [S606] Marriage Records: WV, Division of Culture and History, Line 43, April 3, 1877 in Harrison County, West Virginia
    Gould, William A., 22y 2m, single, b. Upshur County, West Virginia, resides Harrison County, West Virginia, s/o William & Martha Gould
    Clelland, Samantha, 19, single, b. Upshur County, West Virginia, resides Harrison County, West Virginia, d/o Zacharia & Nancy Clelland.
  11. [S1217] Familysearch Labs, Name: Samantha A. Wilfong
    Titles:
    Death date: 23 Dec 1928
    Death place: Akron, Summit, Ohio
    Birthdate:
    Estimated birth year: 1857
    Birthplace:
    Age at death: 71 years 9 months 13 days
    Gender: Female
    Marital status: Married
    Race or color:
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    Spouse's name: W.A. Wilfong
    Father's name: Z. Mcclelland
    Father's titles:
    Father's birthplace:
    Mother's name: Mary Smith
    Mother's titles:
    Mother's birthplace:
    GSU film number: 1991720
    Digital GS number: 4022228
    Image number: 1429
    Reference number: fn 78816
    Collection: Ohio Deaths 1908-1953.
  12. [S812] Ancestry.com: Ohio Deaths 1908-1944 and 1958-2002 Record, Name: Samanth A Wilfong
    Death Date: 23 Dec 1928
    County of Death: Summit.
  13. [S555] Cemetery Readings: Washington District Cemetery Readings, Upshur County Historical Society, revised and reprinted 1994 & 1998, Westfall Cemetery - Washington District. Located on Tallmansville Road, County Rt. 9. Read by Lemoyne Miller, 1983 for the Upshur County Genealogical Society.
    Wilfong, Dottie B., d. Sep 29, 1897 4y 7m 6d (this information from Death Book 2, p. 92, Upshur County Court House).

Walter Warne Wilfong1

M, b. 29 August 1878, d. 26 July 1953
     Walter Warne Wilfong was born on 29 August 1878 in Gilmer, West Virginia.2,3,1,4,5,6,7,8,9 He was the son of William Alonzo Wilfong and Samantha A. McClelland. Walter Warne Wilfong married Brenice Grace "Brenia" Brake, daughter of Lloyd Brake and Phebe Ellen Browning, on 30 August 1904 in Upshur, West Virginia.10 Walter Warne Wilfong married Lola Price on 9 December 1950 in Clarksburg, Harrisoon, West Virginia.11 Walter Warne Wilfong died on 26 July 1953 in Clarksburg, Harrison, West Virginia, at age 74.1,3,12 He was buried on 28 July 1953 in Buckhannon, Upshur, West Virginia.1,13
Last Edited17 May 2017
Father*William Alonzo Wilfong b. 1 Dec 1853, d. 13 Dec 1933
Mother*Samantha A. McClelland b. 10 Mar 1857, d. 23 Dec 1928

Children of Walter Warne Wilfong and Brenice Grace "Brenia" Brake

Family: Walter Warne Wilfong and Lola Price

     Walter Warne Wilfong was also known as Walter William Wilfong.14,15 He registered for the WWI Draft on on 12 September 1918 in Clarksburg, Harrison, West Virginia.4

Citations

  1. [S537] Death Records: WV Division of Culture and History, http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_select.aspx, Walter Warne Wilfong, born August 29, 1878 in Glenville, Gilmer County, West Virginia, s/o William Wilfong and Samantha McClelland, married, retired minister, age 74y 10m 27d, died July 26, 1953 at 1356 Nutter Street in Clarksburg, Harrison County, West Virginia. Buried July 28, 1953 in Bridgeport Cemetery, Bridgeport, Harrison County, West Virginia by James N. Bower.
  2. [S3125] Birth Records: West Virginia Birth Idx, 1804-1938, Walter Wilfong
     in the West Virginia, Births Index, 1804-1938

    Name: Walter Wilfong
    Gender: Male
    Race: White
    Birth Date: 29 Aug 1878
    Birth Place: Gilmer, West Virginia
    Father: Wm A Wilfong
    Mother: Samantha Wilfong
    FHL Film Number: 808256
    l
    Source Information
    Ancestry.com. West Virginia, Births Index, 1804-1938 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2011.

    Original data:
    "West Virginia Births." Index. FamilySearch, Salt Lake City, Utah, 2008, 2009. From digital images of copies of originals housed in County Courthouses throughout West Virginia. Birth records.
  3. [S1368] Death Records: West Virginia Deaths, 1853-1870, Name: Walter Warne Wilfong
    Death date: 26 Jul 1953
    Death place: Clarksburg, Harrison, West Virginia
    Gender: Male
    Age at death: 74 years 10 months 27 days
    Birth date: 29 Aug 1878
    Birth place: Glenville, West Virginia
    Marital status: Married
    Spouse name:
    Father name: William Wilfong
    Father birth place:
    Mother name: Samantha Mcclelland Wilfong
    Mother birth place:
    Occupation: Minister Retired
    Street address:
    Residence:
    Cemetery name: Bridgeport Cemetery
    Burial place:
    Burial date: 28 Jul 1953
    Film number: 847177
    Digital GS number: 4210883
    Image number: 253
    Reference number: v 18 p 278A
    Source: County Records
    Collection: West Virginia Deaths 1853-1970.
  4. [S351] Ancestry.com: World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918, Name: Walter W Wilfong
    City: Not Stated
    County: Harrison
    State: West Virginia
    Birth Date: 29 Aug 1878
    Race: White
    Roll: 1992485
    DraftBoard: 1.
  5. [S191] Census: 1880 Gilmer, West Virginia, Glenville, District 139, June 16, 1880, HH#150-150
    Wilfong, William A., 25, farmer, VA VA VA
    wife Samantha A., 23, keeping house, VA VA VA
    son Walter W., 1, WV VA VA.
  6. [S180] Census: 1900 Upshur, West Virginia, Washington, District 149, June 20-21, 1900, HH#177-180
    Willfong, William A., Jan 1853, 46, married 23 years, WV WV WV
    wife Samantha, Mar 1857, 43, married 23 years, 8 children, 7 living, WV WV WV
    son Walter, Aug 1878, 21, WV WV WV
    daughter Huldie B., Jul 1880, 19, WV WV WV
    son William S., Feb 1885, 15, WV WV WV
    daughter Matilda B., Aug 1888, 11, WV WV WV
    daughter Belvie Gay, Dec 1891, 8, WV WV WV
    son Charlie H., Apr 1893, 7, WV WV WV.
  7. [S1031] Census: 1910 Harrison, West Virginia, Coal, District 27, April 27, 1910, HH#352-387
    Wilfong, Walter, 31, married 5 years, WV WV WV
    wife Brenice, 27, married 5 years, 3 children, 2 living, WV WV WV
    daughter Grace, 4, OH WV WV
    daughter Ople, 3, WV WV WV
    sister-in-law Brake, Merle, 12, WV WV WV
    servant, Davis, Rua?, 18, WV WV WV
    boarder, Wilson, Cland?, 28, WV WV WV.
  8. [S361] Census: 1920 Harrison, West Virginia, Clarksburg, District 152, January 3, 1920, HH#44-50
    Wilfong, Walter W., 43, WV WV WV
    wife Brenice G., 38, WV WV WV
    daughter Grace L., 14, WV WV WV
    daughter Opal I., 13, WV WV WV
    son Wade A., 6, WV WV WV
    son Clarence E., 1 8/12, WV WV WV.
  9. [S1052] Census: 1930 Vinton, Ohio, Richland, District 12, April 22, 1930, HH#140-140
    Wilfong, Walter W., 51, age at first marriage 26, WV WV WV
    wife Brenice, 46, age at first marriage 22, WV WV WV
    son Wade H., 16, WV WV WV
    son Clarence, 12, WV WV WV
    son William W. Jr., 11, WV WV WV.
  10. [S9] Upshur County, WV, Marriages 1896-1923, Cochran, August 30, 1904
    Wilfong, W. W., 26, Gilmer; Upshur, s/o William & Samantha
    Brake, Brenice Grace, 22, Lewis; Upshur, d/o Lloyd.
  11. [S606] Marriage Records: WV, Division of Culture and History, December 9, 1950 in Clarksburg, Harrison County, West Virginia, by Hugh O. Johnson
    Wilfong, Walter Warn, 72, widowed, b. August 29, 1878 in Glenville, Gilmer County, West Virginia, s/o William Wilfong and Samantha (McClelland) Wilfong
    Bochart, Lola, 54, widowed, b. April 30, 1896 in Mannington, Marion County, West Virginia, d/o Elias Price and Samantha (Toothman) Price
    Both reside in Clarksburg.
  12. [S1217] Familysearch Labs, Name: Walter Warne Wilfong
    Death Date: 26 Jul 1953
    Death Place: Clarksburg, Harrison, West Virginia
    Gender: Male
    Age: 74 years 10 months 27 days
    Estimated Birth Year: 29 Aug 1878
    Birth Place: Glenville, West Virginia
    Marital Status: Married
    Spouse's Name:
    Father's Name: William Wilfong
    Father's Birthplace:
    Mother's Name: Samantha Mcclelland Wilfong
    Mother's Birthplace:
    Occupation: Minister Retired
    Street Address:
    Residence:
    Cemetery: Bridgeport Cemetery
    Burial Place:
    Burial Date: 28 Jul 1953
    Film Number: 847177
    Digital Folder Number: 4210883
    Image Number: 253
    Source: County Records
    Reference Number: v 18 p 278A
    Collection: West Virginia Deaths, 1853-1970.
  13. [S43] Cemetery Readings: Jean Childress 2003 PDF - http://cfw.rodjrsserver.com
  14. [S7] Book: "The History of Upshur County, West Virginia: From Its Earliest Exploration and Settlement to the Present Time", by W.B. Cutright, 1907, p. 601 Ezekial McClelland of Harrison County.
  15. [S812] Ancestry.com: Ohio Deaths 1908-1944 and 1958-2002 Record, Name: Walter William Wilfong II
    Birth Date: 15 Aug 1919
    Birth State: West Virginia
    Birth Country: United States
    Gender: Male
    Race: White
    Hispanic Origin: Not Hispanic (Latino)
    Death Date: 22 Jul 1997
    Death Time: 3:50 PM
    Hospital of Death: Long-Term Care Facilities
    County of Death: Erie
    Certificate: 052070
    Age at Death: 77
    Certifier: Physician
    Hospital Status: Other/Nursing Home
    Social Security Number: 297-18-4801
    Father's Surname: Wilfong
    Mother's Maiden Name: Brake
    Marital Status: Divorced
    Education: 14
    Armed Forces Indicator: Yes
    Branch of Service: Army
    Industry of Decedent: Construction
    Occupation of Decedent: Painters, construction and maintenance
    Primary Registration District: 2200.
  16. [S606] Marriage Records: WV, Division of Culture and History, October 1, 1922 in Glen Falls, Harrison County, West Virginia by
    Codie Davis, 21, Harrison; Glen Falls, Harrison, s/o Lloyd and Maude Davis
    Grace Lillian Wilfong, 17, Miami, OH; Harrison, d/o Walter and Brenice Wilfong.
  17. [S796] Book: Upshur County Births 1897 - 1906, Karol Janel King and Eunice Jean Childress for the Upshur County Historical Society, 2006, WILFONG, Opal Irene     F     5 Aug 1906     Walter WILFONG     Brenia (Brenice Grace) (BRAKE)     3-198.
  18. [S499] Obituaries: Upshur County West Virginia Obituaries and News Items 1902-1911, Volume 2, compiled by Lemoyne Wolfe and Karon King, p. 157. The Buckhannon Record & Knight Errant,Thursday, Decembr 7, 1911: "Wilfong, Virginia - Virginia Ellen, the little daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Walter W. Wilfong of Clarksburg, died last Thurs at the home of its grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Brake. The child was eleven months old and had been sick for several weeks. The funeral was held Friday".

Brenice Grace "Brenia" Brake1,2

F, b. June 1882, d. 12 October 1949
     Brenice Grace "Brenia" Brake was born in June 1882 in West Virginia.3,4,5 She was the daughter of Lloyd Brake and Phebe Ellen Browning. Brenice Grace "Brenia" Brake married Walter Warne Wilfong, son of William Alonzo Wilfong and Samantha A. McClelland, on 30 August 1904 in Upshur, West Virginia.6 Brenice Grace "Brenia" Brake died on 12 October 1949 in Clarksburg, Harrison, West Virginia, at age 67.7,8 She was buried on 15 October 1949 in Bridgeport, Harrison, West Virginia.7
Last Edited26 Apr 2012
Father*Lloyd Brake
Mother*Phebe Ellen Browning

Children of Brenice Grace "Brenia" Brake and Walter Warne Wilfong

Citations

  1. [S351] Ancestry.com: World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918, Name: Walter W Wilfong
    City: Not Stated
    County: Harrison
    State: West Virginia
    Birth Date: 29 Aug 1878
    Race: White
    Roll: 1992485
    DraftBoard: 1.
  2. [S796] Book: Upshur County Births 1897 - 1906, Karol Janel King and Eunice Jean Childress for the Upshur County Historical Society, 2006, WILFONG, Opal Irene     F     5 Aug 1906     Walter WILFONG     Brenia (Brenice Grace) (BRAKE)     3-198.
  3. [S1031] Census: 1910 Harrison, West Virginia, Coal, District 27, April 27, 1910, HH#352-387
    Wilfong, Walter, 31, married 5 years, WV WV WV
    wife Brenice, 27, married 5 years, 3 children, 2 living, WV WV WV
    daughter Grace, 4, OH WV WV
    daughter Ople, 3, WV WV WV
    sister-in-law Brake, Merle, 12, WV WV WV
    servant, Davis, Rua?, 18, WV WV WV
    boarder, Wilson, Cland?, 28, WV WV WV.
  4. [S361] Census: 1920 Harrison, West Virginia, Clarksburg, District 152, January 3, 1920, HH#44-50
    Wilfong, Walter W., 43, WV WV WV
    wife Brenice G., 38, WV WV WV
    daughter Grace L., 14, WV WV WV
    daughter Opal I., 13, WV WV WV
    son Wade A., 6, WV WV WV
    son Clarence E., 1 8/12, WV WV WV.
  5. [S1052] Census: 1930 Vinton, Ohio, Richland, District 12, April 22, 1930, HH#140-140
    Wilfong, Walter W., 51, age at first marriage 26, WV WV WV
    wife Brenice, 46, age at first marriage 22, WV WV WV
    son Wade H., 16, WV WV WV
    son Clarence, 12, WV WV WV
    son William W. Jr., 11, WV WV WV.
  6. [S9] Upshur County, WV, Marriages 1896-1923, Cochran, August 30, 1904
    Wilfong, W. W., 26, Gilmer; Upshur, s/o William & Samantha
    Brake, Brenice Grace, 22, Lewis; Upshur, d/o Lloyd.
  7. [S537] Death Records: WV Division of Culture and History, http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_select.aspx, Brenice Grace Wilfong, born June 29, 1882 in Lewis County, West Virginia, married housewife, d/o Lloyd Brake and Phoebe Ellen Browning, age 67y 3m13d, died October 12, 1949 at 1356 Nutter Street, Clarksburg, Harrison County, West Virginia. Informant Buried October 15, 1949 in Bridgeport Cemetery, Bridgeport, Harrison County, West Virginia by Newell J. Hayman.
  8. [S1217] Familysearch Labs, Name: Brenice Grace Wilfong
    Death date: 12 Oct 1949
    Death place: Clarksburg, Harrison, West Virginia
    Gender: Female
    Age at death: 67 years 3 months 13 days
    Birth date: 29 Jun 1882
    Birth place: Lewis Co., Wv
    Marital status: Married
    Spouse name:
    Father name: Lloyd Brake
    Father birth place:
    Mother name: Pheobe Ellen Browning
    Mother birth place:
    Occupation:
    Street address:
    Residence:
    Cemetery name:
    Burial place: Bridgeport, Wv
    Burial date: 15 Oct 1949
    Film number: 847176
    Digital GS number:
    Image number: 260
    Reference number: v 16 p 278A
    Source: County Records
    Collection: West Virginia Deaths 1853-1970.
  9. [S606] Marriage Records: WV, Division of Culture and History, October 1, 1922 in Glen Falls, Harrison County, West Virginia by
    Codie Davis, 21, Harrison; Glen Falls, Harrison, s/o Lloyd and Maude Davis
    Grace Lillian Wilfong, 17, Miami, OH; Harrison, d/o Walter and Brenice Wilfong.
  10. [S499] Obituaries: Upshur County West Virginia Obituaries and News Items 1902-1911, Volume 2, compiled by Lemoyne Wolfe and Karon King, p. 157. The Buckhannon Record & Knight Errant,Thursday, Decembr 7, 1911: "Wilfong, Virginia - Virginia Ellen, the little daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Walter W. Wilfong of Clarksburg, died last Thurs at the home of its grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Brake. The child was eleven months old and had been sick for several weeks. The funeral was held Friday".
  11. [S812] Ancestry.com: Ohio Deaths 1908-1944 and 1958-2002 Record, Name: Walter William Wilfong II
    Birth Date: 15 Aug 1919
    Birth State: West Virginia
    Birth Country: United States
    Gender: Male
    Race: White
    Hispanic Origin: Not Hispanic (Latino)
    Death Date: 22 Jul 1997
    Death Time: 3:50 PM
    Hospital of Death: Long-Term Care Facilities
    County of Death: Erie
    Certificate: 052070
    Age at Death: 77
    Certifier: Physician
    Hospital Status: Other/Nursing Home
    Social Security Number: 297-18-4801
    Father's Surname: Wilfong
    Mother's Maiden Name: Brake
    Marital Status: Divorced
    Education: 14
    Armed Forces Indicator: Yes
    Branch of Service: Army
    Industry of Decedent: Construction
    Occupation of Decedent: Painters, construction and maintenance
    Primary Registration District: 2200.

Phebe Ellen Browning1

F
     Phebe Ellen Browning married Lloyd Brake.
Last Edited26 Apr 2012

Child of Phebe Ellen Browning and Lloyd Brake

Citations

  1. [S1217] Familysearch Labs, Name: Brenice Grace Wilfong
    Death date: 12 Oct 1949
    Death place: Clarksburg, Harrison, West Virginia
    Gender: Female
    Age at death: 67 years 3 months 13 days
    Birth date: 29 Jun 1882
    Birth place: Lewis Co., Wv
    Marital status: Married
    Spouse name:
    Father name: Lloyd Brake
    Father birth place:
    Mother name: Pheobe Ellen Browning
    Mother birth place:
    Occupation:
    Street address:
    Residence:
    Cemetery name:
    Burial place: Bridgeport, Wv
    Burial date: 15 Oct 1949
    Film number: 847176
    Digital GS number:
    Image number: 260
    Reference number: v 16 p 278A
    Source: County Records
    Collection: West Virginia Deaths 1853-1970.

Lloyd Brake

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     Lloyd Brake married Phebe Ellen Browning.
Last Edited28 Sep 2004

Child of Lloyd Brake and Phebe Ellen Browning

Hulda B. "Huldie" Wilfong1

F, b. 30 July 1880
     Hulda B. "Huldie" Wilfong was born on 30 July 1880 in Kanawha, Gilmer, West Virginia.2,3 She was the daughter of William Alonzo Wilfong and Samantha A. McClelland. Hulda B. "Huldie" Wilfong married Patrick Gary, son of Timothy Gary and Mary (?), on 14 April 1904.4
Last Edited14 Aug 2010
Father*William Alonzo Wilfong b. 1 Dec 1853, d. 13 Dec 1933
Mother*Samantha A. McClelland b. 10 Mar 1857, d. 23 Dec 1928

Family: Hulda B. "Huldie" Wilfong and Patrick Gary

     Hulda B. "Huldie" Wilfong was also known as Hilda Wilfong.4

Citations

  1. [S7] Book: "The History of Upshur County, West Virginia: From Its Earliest Exploration and Settlement to the Present Time", by W.B. Cutright, 1907, p. 601.
  2. [S1217] Familysearch Labs, Name: Hulda Wilfong
    Birth Date: 30 Jul 1880
    Birthplace: Kanawha, Gilmer, West Virginia
    Gender: Female
    Father's Name: William Wilfong
    Father's Birthplace:
    Father's Age:
    Mother's Name: S. Wilfong
    Mother's Birthplace:
    Mother's Age:
    Christening Date:
    Christening Place:
    Paternal Grandfather:
    Maternal Grandfather:
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    Maternal Grandmother:
    Death Date:
    Death Age:
    Film Number: 808256
    Digital Folder Number:
    Image Number: 309
    Reference Number: v 1 p 189B
    Source: County Records
    Collection: West Virginia Births, 1853-1930.
  3. [S180] Census: 1900 Upshur, West Virginia, Washington, District 149, June 20-21, 1900, HH#177-180
    Willfong, William A., Jan 1853, 46, married 23 years, WV WV WV
    wife Samantha, Mar 1857, 43, married 23 years, 8 children, 7 living, WV WV WV
    son Walter, Aug 1878, 21, WV WV WV
    daughter Huldie B., Jul 1880, 19, WV WV WV
    son William S., Feb 1885, 15, WV WV WV
    daughter Matilda B., Aug 1888, 11, WV WV WV
    daughter Belvie Gay, Dec 1891, 8, WV WV WV
    son Charlie H., Apr 1893, 7, WV WV WV.
  4. [S9] Upshur County, WV, Marriages 1896-1923, Cochran, April 14, 1904
    Gary, Patrick, 37, Ireland; Upshur, s/o Timothy & Mary
    Wilfong, Hilda, 24, Gilmer; Upshur, d/o William & Samantha.

William Sumner "Lud" Wilfong1,2,3

M, b. 9 February 1885, d. 26 October 1918
William Sumner Wilfong
William Sumner Wilfong with
Mary Etta and son Michael
     William Sumner "Lud" Wilfong was born on 9 February 1885 in Glenville, Gilmer, West Virginia.4,5,2,6,7,3 He was the son of William Alonzo Wilfong and Samantha A. McClelland. William Sumner "Lud" Wilfong married Mary Etta Griffith, daughter of Caleb Greenberry Griffith and Emma Grimes, on 15 March 1908 in Clarksburg, Harrison, West Virginia.4,8,7 William Sumner "Lud" Wilfong died on 26 October 1918 in Harrison, West Virginia, at age 33.5
Last Edited18 Nov 2010
Father*William Alonzo Wilfong b. 1 Dec 1853, d. 13 Dec 1933
Mother*Samantha A. McClelland b. 10 Mar 1857, d. 23 Dec 1928

Children of William Sumner "Lud" Wilfong and Mary Etta Griffith

     William worked for a tannery in Upshur County, and later came to Clarksburg and worked for Owens Bottle Company as a machhine foreman, when he died of influenza in 1918. He died in October, before the armistice was signed in 1918 (World War I). Most people in West Virgnia worked for the timber companies or in the mines.3 William Sumner "Lud" Wilfong registered for the WWI Draft on on 12 September 1918 in Clarksburg, Harrison, West Virginia.2

Citations

  1. [S7] Book: "The History of Upshur County, West Virginia: From Its Earliest Exploration and Settlement to the Present Time", by W.B. Cutright, 1907, p. 601.
  2. [S351] Ancestry.com: World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918, Name: William Sumner Wilfong
    City: Not Stated
    County: Harrison
    State: West Virginia
    Birth Date: 9 Feb 1885
    Race: White
    Roll: 1992485
    DraftBoard: 1.
  3. [S2499] Janice Wilfong, Snail mail package received 11/18/2010. Package contained details on selected members of the Wilfong family.
  4. [S606] Marriage Records: WV, Division of Culture and History, March 15, 1908, Harrison County, West Virginia by J. E. Bird
    W. Sumner Wilfong, single, 23, Gilmer; Buckhannon, Upshur, s/o W. A. & Samantha Wilfong
    Mary Etta Griffiths, single, 24, unstated; Harrison, d/o unstated Griffiths.
  5. [S1368] Death Records: West Virginia Deaths, 1853-1870, Name: W. S. Wilfong
    Death date: 26 Oct 1918
    Death place: Harrison, West Virginia
    Gender: Male
    Age at death: 33 years
    Birth date: 1885
    Birth place:
    Marital status:
    Spouse name:
    Father name: W. A. Wilfong
    Father birth place:
    Mother name: Not Listed
    Mother birth place:
    Occupation:
    Street address:
    Residence:
    Cemetery name:
    Burial place:
    Burial date:
    Film number: 1952759
    Digital GS number: 4032119
    Image number: 1053
    Reference number: 2398
    Source: Statewide
    Collection: West Virginia Deaths 1853-1970.
  6. [S180] Census: 1900 Upshur, West Virginia, Washington, District 149, June 20-21, 1900, HH#177-180
    Willfong, William A., Jan 1853, 46, married 23 years, WV WV WV
    wife Samantha, Mar 1857, 43, married 23 years, 8 children, 7 living, WV WV WV
    son Walter, Aug 1878, 21, WV WV WV
    daughter Huldie B., Jul 1880, 19, WV WV WV
    son William S., Feb 1885, 15, WV WV WV
    daughter Matilda B., Aug 1888, 11, WV WV WV
    daughter Belvie Gay, Dec 1891, 8, WV WV WV
    son Charlie H., Apr 1893, 7, WV WV WV.
  7. [S157] Census: 1910 Upshur, West Virginia, Washington, District 152, May 7?, 1910, HH#314-314
    Wilfong, William S., 24, married 2 years, WV WV WV
    wife Mary, 27, married 2 years, WV WV WV
    son Marshall S.?, 1 3/12 WV WV WV.
  8. [S1217] Familysearch Labs, Groom name: William Sumner Wilfong
    Groom age: 23 years
    Groom estimated birth year: 1885
    Groom birth date:
    Groom birth place: Gilmer, West Virginia
    Bride name: Mary Etta Griffith
    Bride age: 24 years
    Bride estimated birth year: 1884
    Bride birth date:
    Bride birth place:
    Event type: Marriage
    Marriage date: 15 Mar 1908
    Marriage place: Harrison, West Virginia
    Father of groom name: W. A. Wilfong
    Mother of groom name: Samantha Wilfong
    Father of bride name: Griffith
    Mother of bride name:
    Marital status: Single
    Groom previous wife name:
    Bride marital status: Single
    Bride previous husband name:
    Film number: 847281
    Digital GS number: 4011542
    Image number: 661
    Reference number: v 16 p 295
    Source: County Records
    Collection: West Virginia Marriages 1853-1970.
  9. [S1217] Familysearch Labs, Groom name: Wilbur Warren Wilfong
    Groom age: 21 years
    Groom estimated birth year: 1913
    Groom birth date:
    Groom birth place:
    Bride name: Hazel Irene Moore
    Bride age: 21 years
    Bride estimated birth year: 1913
    Bride birth date:
    Bride birth place:
    Event type: Marriage
    Marriage date: 19 May 1934
    Marriage place: Harrison, West Virginia
    Father of groom name: William Sumner Wilfong
    Mother of groom name: Mary Griffith Wilfong
    Father of bride name: Sanford Columbus Moore
    Mother of bride name: Martha Rinehart Moore
    Marital status:
    Groom previous wife name:
    Bride marital status:
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    Film number: 847299
    Digital GS number: 4012250
    Image number: 81
    Reference number: v 50 p 96
    Source: County Records
    Collection: West Virginia Marriages 1853-1970.
  10. [S8] Marriage Records: WV, Upshur 1851 - 1896 - Cochran, August 2, 1932
    Fisher, Walter Hervin, 22, Harrison; Upshur, s/o George G. & Lillie
    Wilfong, Beulah Gay, 21, Upshur, d/o William & Mary.
  11. [S536] Birth Records: WV, Division of Culture and History, Line 19, Mary Wilfong, born March 6, 1915 in Clarksburg, Harrison County, West Virginia, d/o William S. Wilfong and Mary E. Wilfong. Informant Dr. J. B. Payne.