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William Bruce Howes[1]

Male 1879 - 1960  (81 years)


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  • Name William Bruce Howes  [2, 3, 4
    Birth Abt 1876  West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Birth Abt 1877  West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Birth Abt 1879  West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Born 30 Sep 1879  Ritchie, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • William produces two clear pieces of evidence that his birthday was 30 Sep, and he was alive at the 1880 census.
    Gender Male 
    Birth Abt 1880  Ritchie, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Birth Abt 1880  West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Birth Abt Jan 1880  West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Birth 30 Jan 1880  [10
    Residence 1 Jun 1880  Union, Ritchie, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Birth 30 Sep 1880  Ritchie, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Birth Abt 1881  West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Birth 30 Sep 1881  Ritchie, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    Residence 14 Jan 1907  Randolph, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Occupation 15 Apr 1910  [9
    Farmer 
    Residence 15 Apr 1910  Middle Fork, Randolph, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Occupation 1 Jan 1920  [5
    Coal Miner 
    Residence 1 Jan 1920  Roaring Creek, Randolph, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Occupation 1 Apr 1930  [12
    Laborer, Coal Mine 
    Residence 1 Apr 1930  Cass, Monongalia, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Income 1939  [7
    $1,426 
    Occupation 1 Apr 1940  [7
    Coal Miner 
    Residence 1 Apr 1940  Cass, Monongalia, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Physical Description 27 Apr 1942  [13
    Ht: 5'7"; wt: 148lb; blue eyes; brown hair 
    Occupation 27 Apr 1942  [13
    Works for Rosedale Coal Company 
    Residence 27 Apr 1942  Hildebrand, Monongalia, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    Residence 1 Apr 1950  Rebecca Street, Shinnston, Harrison, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    • Lodger
    Died 25 Nov 1960  [10
    Death 26 Nov 1960  Monongalia, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Age: 80y 
    • the transcribed record seen has Myrtle Currence as his mother, which we take to be an error
    Name W M Howes  [14
    Name William B Howes  [6, 10, 11, 15
    Name William B Howse  [9
    Name William Bruce Howuse  [13
    Name William House  [4
    Name William Howes  [1, 5, 7, 14, 16, 17
    Name William M Howes  [12
    Name Willie Howes  [8
    Social Security Number 232-09-5809  [3
    Buried Abt 30 Nov 1960  Pleasant Grove Cemetery, Barbour, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Notes 
    • not found in 1900
    Person ID I176668  ONS
    Last Modified 7 Aug 2022 

    Father John Randolph Howes,   b. 17 Sep 1853, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 May 1913, Indian Camp, Upshur, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 59 years) 
    Mother Eliza Ellen Parker,   b. 16 Sep 1853, Ritchie, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 1872  Ritchie, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [16
    Married 16 Mar 1872  Ritchie, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Family ID F54433  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Myrtle Currence,   b. Abt 1887, Randolph, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1940  (Age ~ 52 years) 
    Married 14 Jan 1907  Randolph, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    • above is date of license - bottom part of form not completed
    Children 
     1. Arch Earl Howes,   b. Abt 1906, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    +2. Minnie Mae Howes,   b. 14 Apr 1907, Randolph, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Aug 1938, Clarksburg, Harrison, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 31 years)
     3. Otha W Howes,   b. Abt 1911, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Bessie E Howes,   b. Abt 1916, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Pearl Rosie Howes,   b. 22 Mar 1918, Elkins, Randolph, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Nov 1995, Harrison, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
     6. Joseph Ray Howes,   b. 7 Jun 1920, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Jan 2002, Buckhannon, Upshur, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)
    +7. Henry Osborne Howes,   b. 18 May 1922, Mabie, Randolph, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Jun 1952, Everettville, Monongalia, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 30 years)
    +8. Juanita Daisy Howes,   b. 3 Jun 1924, Randolph, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jun 1991, Morgantown, Monongalia, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years)
    +9. Placeholder Howes,   d. Not relevant Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 1 Aug 2022 
    Family ID F63551  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBirth - Abt 1876 - West Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBirth - Abt 1877 - West Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBirth - Abt 1879 - West Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBirth - Abt 1880 - West Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBirth - Abt Jan 1880 - West Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBirth - Abt 1881 - West Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
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    Pin Legend  : Address       : Location       : City/Town       : County/Shire       : State/Province       : Country       : Not Set

  • Sources 
    1. [S1897] Social security record - daughter.

    2. [S458] Death report - son.

    3. [S1896] US Social Security Applications & Claims, ancestry.com.

    4. [S217] Marriage record - daughter.

    5. [S140] 1920 Census - US.

    6. [S3796] 1950 Census - US.

    7. [S955] 1940 Census - US.

    8. [S603] West Virginia Marriages, archive.wvculture.org, ancestry.com, findmypast.com.

    9. [S160] 1910 Census - US.

    10. [S568] Find a Grave, www.findagrave.com, 93586592.

    11. [S182] 1880 Census - US.

    12. [S7] 1930 Census - US.

    13. [S158] WW2 draft registration card.

    14. [S218] Marriage record - son.

    15. [S1150] West Virginia Deaths.

    16. [S406] Howes Genealogy - used with the permission of the Dennis Historical Society, Joshua Crowell Howes, revised and extended by Col. Bob Howes, (1892, revised in 2006).

    17. [S1905] Social security record - son.