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Thomas Wesley Molze

Thomas Wesley Molze

Male 1891 - 1962  (70 years)

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  • Name Thomas Wesley Molze 
    Born 4 Nov 1891  Jackson County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Died 16 Sep 1962  Washington County, Ohio, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Buried Washington County, Ohio, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 

    • Birth Record
      Name: Thomas Wesley Molze
      Birth Date: 11/4/1891
      Birth Place: Jackson, West Virginia, United States
      Sex: Male - Third child, all living
      Mother: Ella Garnes, born Kenna WV
      Father: Edward J Molze, born Charleston WV, farmer
      Registerd by Mrs John E. Casto, sister

      U.S., World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918
      Name: Thomas W Molze
      Address: S Eighth, Marietta
      County: Washington
      State: Ohio
      Birthplace: West Virginia,United States of America
      Birth Date: 4 Nov 1893
      Race: Caucasian (White)
      Age: 24
      Occupation: Metal worker - Safe Cabinet Co
      Nearest Relative: single
      Height/Build: Medium/Slender
      Color of Eyes/Hair: Blue/Brown
      Remarks: crippled left hand

      1930 Marietta, Washington, OH
      Casto, John E 35 md age 16 WVWVWV
      Renna M 37 md age 18 WVWVWV
      Vernard son 17 OH
      Mary F da 13 OH
      Charles E son 12 OH
      Ira R son 10 OH
      John W son 8 OH
      Jean E da 7 OH
      Robert son 5 OH
      Russel R son 2 OH
      Molze, Thomas W boarder 35 WVWVWV

      1940 Marietta, Washington, OH
      Efferson, Louis F 68 OH 1935: lived same place
      Annie wife 71 OH 1935: lived same place
      Molze, Thomas hired hand 46 wd WV 1935: lived Marietta, Washington, OH

      U.S., World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942
      Name: Thomas Wesley Molze
      Birth Date: 4 Nov 1891
      Birth Place: Jackson County, West Virginia, USA
      Residence: 415 S 8th St, Marietta, Wash, Ohio, USA
      Race: White
      Age: 51
      Occupation: Farm - Lewis Eferson, Marietta Rt 1
      Nearest Relative: Mrs John A Casto, 415 S 8th
      Height/Build: 5/8" 140 lb
      Color of Eyes/Hair: blue/brown

      U.S. City Directories, 1821-1989
      Name: Thomas W Molze
      Residence Year: 1955
      Street address: 415 E 8th
      Residence Place: Marietta, Ohio, USA
      Occupation: Oiler
      Publication Title: Marietta, Ohio, City Directory, 1955

      Ohio, Deaths, 1908-1932, 1938-2007
      Name: Thomas W Molze
      Birth Date: 1892
      Gender: Male
      Race: White
      Residence Place: Washington, Ohio, United States
      Death Date: 16 Sep 1962
      Hospital of Death: Home
      Death Place: Washington, Ohio, USA
      Certificate: 70282
      Age at Death: 70
      Certifier: Coroner
      Autopsy: Yes, not used for certification
      Marital Status: Married

      U.S., Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014
      Name: Thomas Molze
      SSN: 275-16-9582
      Last Residence:
      Ohio
      BORN: 4 Nov 1891
      Died: Sep 1962
      State (Year) SSN issued: Ohio (Before 1951)

      Marietta Times Obituary - Thomas Wesley Molze
      Thomas Wesley Molze, 70, died Sunday morning at his home on Poplar St. Extension.
      He was born Nov. 4, 1891, at Kenna, W. Va., a son of the late Edward and Ella Garnes Molze. On Oct. 14, 1957, he married Mrs. Irena Scott who survives. One daughter survives by a former marriage, Mrs. Orville Gunnoe of Dallas, Tex. A son, Milton, died in infancy. Two grandchildren; a sister, Mrs. John E. Casto of Marietta Rt. 6 and a number of nephews and nieces also survive. Two brothers and one sister are deceased.
      Mr. Molze came to Marietta in 1913. He had been employed at the Marietta Chair Co. and at Remington-Rand, and had also been a male nurse at the Washington County Home.
      Funeral arrangements are incomplete. Friends may call at Doudna & McClure Funeral Home.

      Thomas Wesley Molze [Triple stone, Irena, Thomas, Milton]
      Birth: Nov. 4, 1891
      Death: 1962
      Family links:
      Parents:
      Edward J. Molze (1863 - 1920)
      Spouse:
      Irena Molze (1889 - 1973)
      Children:
      Milton Molze (1922 - 1924)*
      Siblings:
      Renna Mae Molze Casto (1890 - 1971)*
      Thomas Wesley Molze (1891 - 1962)
      Joseph Molze (1899 - 1961)*
      *Calculated relationship
      Burial:
      East Lawn Memorial Park
      Reno
      Washington County
      Ohio, USA
      Created by: Anna
      Record added: Aug 08, 2013
      Find A Grave Memorial# 115111690
    Person ID I109180  WVPioneers
    Last Modified 7 Jun 2015 

    Father Edward J Molze,   b. Feb 1864, Kanawha County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Apr 1920, Washington County, Ohio, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 56 years) 
    Mother Sophia Ellen Garnes,   b. Abt 1865, Jackson County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1897  (Age ~ 32 years) 
    Married 12 Oct 1884  Kanawha County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Notes 


    • Marriage Record
      Date: 10/12/1884
      Place: Kanawha, West Virginia, United States
      Edward Moles, 21, Kanawha Co, Kanawha Co
      Sophia E Garnes, 20, Jackson Co, Kanawha Co

      1900 Ripley, Jackson, WV # 477-481
      Molze, Edward J 2/1863 m 1y WV WV WV
      Rebecca M wife 10/1873 m 1y 1-1 child WV WV WV
      Henry A son 6/1887 WV WV WV
      Rena M da 6/1890 WV WV WV
      Thomas W son 11/1891 WV WV WV
      Josiah son 9/1899 WV WV WV

      1910 Ripley, Jackson, WV # 189-190
      Moles, Edward J 45 wd WV WV WV
      Thomas W son 18 s WV WV WV

      1900 Ripley, Jackson, WV #219
      Redman, Elijah 1/1858 m 23y WV WV WV
      Mary L wife 10/1865 m 23y 0-0 child WV WV WV
      Garnes, Alice P sis 10/1874 s WV WV WV
      Moles, Martha E niece 9/1893 WV WV WV
      Napenberger, Berton boarder 1/1875 s WV PA PA
      Jackson Garnes is at #213, his dau Sarah Estamae Randolph is at #215

      1910 Ripley, Jackson, WV #158/159
      Redman, Elijah 53 m1- 33y WV WV WV
      Mary E wife 49 m1- 33y 0-0 child WV WV WV
      Moles, Martha E niece 15 WV WV WV
      Garnes, Alice P sis 37 s
    Family ID F16720  Group Sheet

    Family 1 Goldie Evalyn Casto,   b. 7 May 1903, Jackson County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Sep 1986, Marion County, Florida Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Married 25 Feb 1919  Wood County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Notes 

    • Marriage Record
      Date: 2/25/1919 at Parkersburg
      Place: Wood Co, WV
      Thomas Molze, 25, Jackson Co, Marietta, Oh
      Goldie Casto, 17 (consent filed), Jackson Co, Marietta, OH
      Informants - Orvie O Casto & D W Scarbrough

      Name: Goldie E Molze
      Gender: Female
      Residence Year: 1922
      Street address: S 9th nr Jefferson
      Residence Place: Marietta, Ohio, USA
      Spouse: Thomas W Molze
      Publication Title: Marietta, Ohio, City Directory, 1922

      U.S. City Directories, 1821-1989
      Name: Goldie Molze
      Gender: Female
      Residence Year: 1924
      Street address: 8 9th nr Jefferson
      Residence Place: Marietta, Ohio, USA
      Spouse: Thomas W Molze
      Publication Title: Marietta, Ohio, City Directory, 1924
      Molze, Thos W (Goldie) sheet metal wkr res S 9th nr Jefferson

      U.S. City Directories, 1821-1989
      Name: Goldie E Molze
      Residence Year: 1928
      Residence Place: Charleston, West Virginia, USA
      Occupation: Bookkeeper
      Publication Title: Charleston, West Virginia, City Directory, 1928

      1930 Chicago, Cook, IL
      Williams, Jenning B 32 s WV WV WV elevator operator
      Peralie sister 20 s W VWV WV
      Harry brother 25 s WV WV WV laborer - pool room
      Betty niece 6 WV WV WV
      Molze, Goldie roomer 27 div OH OH OH bill clerk - dept store
      Aldonis roomer (f) 10 OH OH OH
    Children 
     1. Leona Aldoris Molze,   b. 5 Jul 1919, Ohio, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Mar 1975, Dallas County, Texas, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 55 years)
     2. Milton Warrance Molze,   b. 30 Oct 1923, Marietta, Washington, Ohio, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Jan 1926, Marietta, Washington, Ohio, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 2 years)
    Family ID F27763  Group Sheet

    Family 2 Irena [Scott-Molze],   b. 1889,   d. 13 Jul 1973, Washington County, Ohio, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Married 14 Oct 1957  [5
    Family ID F27765  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsDied - 16 Sep 1962 - Washington County, Ohio, United States Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Molze, Thomas Wesley
    Molze, Thomas Wesley
    Molze, Thomas Wesley as a young man

  • Sources 
    1. [S518] Census.

    2. [S3] Birth Records, Jackson Co, WV.

    3. [S399] SSDI.

    4. [S654] Marriage Records, West Virginia Division of Culture and History.

    5. [S21] Obit.