John Randell Wilfong1,2,3

M, b. 5 August 1922, d. 16 December 1988
Relationship5th great-grandson of Johannes Wildfang [Sr.]
     John Randell Wilfong was born on 5 August 1922 in Mineral or Pocahontas, West Virginia.4,5,1,3 He was the son of Jesse Dills "Jessie" Wilfong and Mabel Kathryn Showalter.3 John Randell Wilfong married Virgie Mae Arbogast, daughter of Lawrence Arbogast and Carrie (?), on 19 April 1946 in Marlington, West Virginia.1,2,3 John Randell Wilfong died on 16 December 1988 in Marlinton, Pocahontas, West Virginia, at age 66.4
Last Edited31 Mar 2018
Father*Jesse Dills "Jessie" Wilfong3 b. 18 Jul 1900, d. 3 Dec 1924
Mother*Mabel Kathryn Showalter3 b. 22 Jul 1901, d. 15 May 1971

Children of John Randell Wilfong and Virgie Mae Arbogast

     John Randell Wilfong was also known as John Randall Wilfong.6 He began military service on 21 July 1943 in Clarksburg, Harrison, West Virginia.5

Citations

  1. [S606] Marriage Records: WV, Division of Culture and History, April 19, 1946 in Marlinton, Pocahontas County, West Virginia by O. N. Miles
    Wilfong, John Randell, 23, single, b. Pocahontas County, West virginia, resides Mace, West Virginia, s/o Jessie D. Wilfong and Mabell K. Doyle
    Arbogast, 20, single, b. Randolph County, West Virginia, resides Hall, West Virginia, d/o Lawrence P. Arbogast and Carrie S. Arbogast.
  2. [S1217] Familysearch Labs, Groom: John Randell Wilfong
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    Film Number: 804482
    Digital Folder Number: 4230022
    Image Number: 00081
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    Source: County Records.
  3. [S46] Book: "The Wilfong Family of North America", by Terence Roy Kidd, p. 380, Descendants of Jacob Wilfong, Sr.
  4. [S27] Ancestry.com: Social Security Death Index, Name: John R. Wilfong
    SSN: 235-20-4941
    Last Residence: 24954 Marlinton, Pocahontas, West Virginia, United States of America
    Born: 5 Aug 1922
    Died: 16 Dec 1988
    State (Year) SSN issued: West Virginia (Before 1951 ).
  5. [S616] Ancestry.com: U.S. World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946 Records, Name: John R Wilfong
    Birth Year: 1922
    Race: White, citizen (White)
    Nativity State or Country: West Virginia
    State: West Virginia
    County or City: Mineral
    Enlistment Date: 21 Jul 1943
    Enlistment State: Virginia
    Enlistment City: Clarksburg West
    Branch: No branch assignment
    Branch Code: No branch assignment
    Grade: Private
    Grade Code: Private
    Term of Enlistment: Enlistment for the duration of the War or other emergency, plus six months, subject to the discretion of the President or otherwise according to law
    Component: Selectees (Enlisted Men)
    Source: Civil Life
    Education: Grammar school
    Civil Occupation: Automobile Serviceman
    Marital Status: Single, without dependents
    Height: 00
    Weight: 000.
  6. [S3268] Obit: Cathy Jean (Wilfong) Jack, Cathy Jean Wilfong Jack
    Cathy Jean Wilfong Jack, 64, a resident of Beverly, passed from this life Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2017, at Davis Medical Center in Elkins. She had been in her usual health, and death was unexpected.
    Cathy was born Monday, March 9, 1953, in Marlinton, a daughter of the late John Randall Wilfong and Virgie Mae Arbogast Wilfong, who survives in Slaty Fork.
    Also left to cherish her memory are two children, Bradley Jack and wife, Brianna, of Elkins and Christina Jack-Johnson and husband, Doyle, of Beverly; three grandchildren, Dalton, Brayden and Makenna Jack; three siblings, Janice Galford, Connie Thomas and husband, Bobby, and Randy Wilfong and wife, Diane; several nieces and nephews; and long time companion, Roger Coffman.
    Cathy graduated Pocahontas High School and was a dedicated homemaker who enjoyed spending time with her children and grandchildren. She loved traveling to the beach with family and collecting sea shells. Cathy enjoyed spoiling her cat, Miss Gab. She was an excellent cook and enjoyed crocheting.
    Visitation will be held at the Randolph Funeral Home Monday, Nov. 6, from noon to 1 p.m., the funeral hour. The Rev. Wink Lanham will officiate, and interment will follow in Maplewood Cemetery in Elkins.
    The Randolph Funeral Home and Cremation Services has been entrusted with the arrangements for Cathy Jean Wilfong Jack.
    Send online condolences to the family at www.therandolphfuneralhome.com.

    Intermountain, November 4, 2017.

Virgie Mae Arbogast1

F, b. April 1925
     Virgie Mae Arbogast was born in April 1925 in Randolph, West Virginia.1 She is the daughter of Lawrence Arbogast and Carrie (?)1 Virgie Mae Arbogast married John Randell Wilfong, son of Jesse Dills "Jessie" Wilfong and Mabel Kathryn Showalter, on 19 April 1946 in Marlington, West Virginia.2,3,1
Last Edited31 Mar 2018
Father*Lawrence Arbogast1
Mother*Carrie (?)1

Children of Virgie Mae Arbogast and John Randell Wilfong

Citations

  1. [S46] Book: "The Wilfong Family of North America", by Terence Roy Kidd, p. 380, Descendants of Jacob Wilfong, Sr.
  2. [S606] Marriage Records: WV, Division of Culture and History, April 19, 1946 in Marlinton, Pocahontas County, West Virginia by O. N. Miles
    Wilfong, John Randell, 23, single, b. Pocahontas County, West virginia, resides Mace, West Virginia, s/o Jessie D. Wilfong and Mabell K. Doyle
    Arbogast, 20, single, b. Randolph County, West Virginia, resides Hall, West Virginia, d/o Lawrence P. Arbogast and Carrie S. Arbogast.
  3. [S1217] Familysearch Labs, Groom: John Randell Wilfong
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    Bride: Virgie Mae Arbogast
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    Film Number: 804482
    Digital Folder Number: 4230022
    Image Number: 00081
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    Source: County Records.
  4. [S3268] Obit: Cathy Jean (Wilfong) Jack, Cathy Jean Wilfong Jack
    Cathy Jean Wilfong Jack, 64, a resident of Beverly, passed from this life Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2017, at Davis Medical Center in Elkins. She had been in her usual health, and death was unexpected.
    Cathy was born Monday, March 9, 1953, in Marlinton, a daughter of the late John Randall Wilfong and Virgie Mae Arbogast Wilfong, who survives in Slaty Fork.
    Also left to cherish her memory are two children, Bradley Jack and wife, Brianna, of Elkins and Christina Jack-Johnson and husband, Doyle, of Beverly; three grandchildren, Dalton, Brayden and Makenna Jack; three siblings, Janice Galford, Connie Thomas and husband, Bobby, and Randy Wilfong and wife, Diane; several nieces and nephews; and long time companion, Roger Coffman.
    Cathy graduated Pocahontas High School and was a dedicated homemaker who enjoyed spending time with her children and grandchildren. She loved traveling to the beach with family and collecting sea shells. Cathy enjoyed spoiling her cat, Miss Gab. She was an excellent cook and enjoyed crocheting.
    Visitation will be held at the Randolph Funeral Home Monday, Nov. 6, from noon to 1 p.m., the funeral hour. The Rev. Wink Lanham will officiate, and interment will follow in Maplewood Cemetery in Elkins.
    The Randolph Funeral Home and Cremation Services has been entrusted with the arrangements for Cathy Jean Wilfong Jack.
    Send online condolences to the family at www.therandolphfuneralhome.com.

    Intermountain, November 4, 2017.

Lawrence Arbogast1

M
     Lawrence Arbogast married Carrie (?)1
Last Edited4 Apr 2008

Child of Lawrence Arbogast and Carrie (?)

Citations

  1. [S46] Book: "The Wilfong Family of North America", by Terence Roy Kidd, p. 380, Descendants of Jacob Wilfong, Sr.

Carrie (?)1

F
     Carrie (?) married Lawrence Arbogast.1
Last Edited26 Apr 2012

Child of Carrie (?) and Lawrence Arbogast

Citations

  1. [S46] Book: "The Wilfong Family of North America", by Terence Roy Kidd, p. 380, Descendants of Jacob Wilfong, Sr.

Janice Carolyn Wilfong1

F, b. 1945
Relationship6th great-granddaughter of Johannes Wildfang [Sr.]
     Janice Carolyn Wilfong was born in 1945.1 She is the daughter of John Randell Wilfong and Virgie Mae Arbogast.1 Janice Carolyn Wilfong married Sam Elden Galford, son of Roy Kent Galford and Leona Sheets, on 4 February 1966 in Warm Springs, Virginia.1
Last Edited26 Apr 2012
Father*John Randell Wilfong1 b. 5 Aug 1922, d. 16 Dec 1988
Mother*Virgie Mae Arbogast1 b. Apr 1925

Children of Janice Carolyn Wilfong and Sam Elden Galford

Citations

  1. [S46] Book: "The Wilfong Family of North America", by Terence Roy Kidd, p. 380, Descendants of Jacob Wilfong, Sr.

Sam Elden Galford1

M, b. circa 1944
     Sam Elden Galford was born circa 1944.1 He is the son of Roy Kent Galford and Leona Sheets.2 Sam Elden Galford married Janice Carolyn Wilfong, daughter of John Randell Wilfong and Virgie Mae Arbogast, on 4 February 1966 in Warm Springs, Virginia.1
Last Edited29 Oct 2008
Father*Roy Kent Galford2
Mother*Leona Sheets2

Citations

  1. [S46] Book: "The Wilfong Family of North America", by Terence Roy Kidd, p. 380, Descendants of Jacob Wilfong, Sr.
  2. [S46] Book: "The Wilfong Family of North America", by Terence Roy Kidd, p. 380.

Johnny Galford1

M
Relationship7th great-grandson of Johannes Wildfang [Sr.]
     Johnny Galford is the son of Sam Elden Galford and Janice Carolyn Wilfong.1
Last Edited4 Apr 2008
Father*Sam Elden Galford1 b. c 1944
Mother*Janice Carolyn Wilfong1 b. 1945

Citations

  1. [S46] Book: "The Wilfong Family of North America", by Terence Roy Kidd, p. 380, Descendants of Jacob Wilfong, Sr.

Jason Galford1

M
Relationship7th great-grandson of Johannes Wildfang [Sr.]
     Jason Galford is the son of Sam Elden Galford and Janice Carolyn Wilfong.1
Last Edited4 Apr 2008
Father*Sam Elden Galford1 b. c 1944
Mother*Janice Carolyn Wilfong1 b. 1945

Citations

  1. [S46] Book: "The Wilfong Family of North America", by Terence Roy Kidd, p. 380, Descendants of Jacob Wilfong, Sr.

Jeff Galford1

M
Relationship7th great-grandson of Johannes Wildfang [Sr.]
     Jeff Galford is the son of Sam Elden Galford and Janice Carolyn Wilfong.1
Last Edited4 Apr 2008
Father*Sam Elden Galford1 b. c 1944
Mother*Janice Carolyn Wilfong1 b. 1945

Citations

  1. [S46] Book: "The Wilfong Family of North America", by Terence Roy Kidd, p. 380, Descendants of Jacob Wilfong, Sr.

Connie Sue Wilfong1

F, b. 2 November 1946
Relationship6th great-granddaughter of Johannes Wildfang [Sr.]
     Connie Sue Wilfong married Bobby Thomas.1 Connie Sue Wilfong was born on 2 November 1946 in Mace, West Virginia.1 She is the daughter of John Randell Wilfong and Virgie Mae Arbogast.1
Last Edited26 Apr 2012
Father*John Randell Wilfong1 b. 5 Aug 1922, d. 16 Dec 1988
Mother*Virgie Mae Arbogast1 b. Apr 1925

Family: Connie Sue Wilfong and Bobby Thomas

Citations

  1. [S46] Book: "The Wilfong Family of North America", by Terence Roy Kidd, p. 380, Descendants of Jacob Wilfong, Sr.