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Denny Willard Garnes

Male 1925 - 1998  (73 years)


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  • Name Denny Willard Garnes 
    Born 21 May 1925  Charleston, Kanawha, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Died 17 Jul 1998  [2
    Buried Portland, Multnomah, Oregon, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 

    • U.S. World War II Navy Muster Rolls, 1938-1949
      Name: Denny Willard Garnes
      Ship, Station or Activity: Hansford
      Ship Number or Designation: APA-106
      Muster Date: 12 Oct 1944


      U.S. WWII Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947
      Name: Denny Willard Garnes
      Race: White
      Age: 20
      Relationship to Draftee: Self (Head)
      Birth Date: 21 May 1925
      Birth Place: Charleston, West Virginia, USA
      Residence Place: Saint Albans, Kanawha, West Virginia, USA
      Registration Date: 19 Dec 1945
      Registration Place: Saint Albans, Kanawha, West Virginia, USA
      Employer: West Virginia Steel
      Weight: 140
      Complexion: Ruddy
      Eye Color: Brown
      Hair Color: Brown
      Height: 5 5
      Next of Kin: W F Garnes
      Household Members:
      Name Relationship
      Denny Willard Garnes Self (Head)
      W F Garnes Father

      Oregon, Death Index, 1898-2008
      Name: Denny Willard Garnes
      Age: 73
      Birth Date: 21 May 1925
      Death Date: 18 Jul 1998
      Death Place: Multnomah
      Spouse: Bertha
      Certificate: 98-16212

      U.S., Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014
      Name: Denny W. Garnes
      SSN: 236-24-4219
      Last Residence:
      97202 Portland, Multnomah, Oregon, USA
      Born: 21 May 1925
      Died: 17 Jul 1998
      State (Year) SSN issued: West Virginia (Before 1951)

      U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007
      Name: Willard Garnes
      [Denny Willard Garnes]
      [Denny Garnes]
      Gender: Male
      Race: White
      Birth Date: 21 May 1923
      Birth Place: Charleston, West Virginia
      [Charleston K??, West Virginia]
      Death Date: 17 Jul 1998
      Father: Walter F Garnes
      Mother: Parl L Doolittle
      SSN: 236244219
      Notes: Feb 1941: Name listed as WILLARD GARNES; Aug 1954: Name listed as DENNY WILLARD GARNES; 23 Jul 1998: Name listed as DENNY W GARNES

      U.S., Department of Veterans Affairs BIRLS Death File, 1850-2010
      Name: Denny Garnes
      Birth Date: 21 May 1925
      Death Date: 17 Jul 1998
      SSN: 236244219
      Branch 1: NAVY
      Enlistment Date 1: 5 Apr 1943
      Release Date 1: 11 Dec 1945

      U.S. Veterans' Gravesites, ca.1775-2006
      Name: Denny W Garnes
      Service Info.: S1 US NAVY WORLD WAR II
      Birth Date: 21 May 1925
      Death Date: 17 Jul 1998
      Service Start Date: 5 Apr 1943
      Interment Date: 20 Jul 1998
      Cemetery: Willamette National Cemetery
      Cemetery Address: 11800 SE MT. Scott Boulevard Portland, OR 97266
      Buried At: Section D Site 6989

      Denny W Garnes
      BIRTH 21 May 1925
      DEATH 17 Jul 1998 (aged 73)
      BURIAL
      Willamette National Cemetery
      Portland, Multnomah County, Oregon, USA
      PLOT D, 0, 6989
      MILITARY S1, US NAVY
      MEMORIAL ID 684959
    Person ID I117962  WVPioneers
    Last Modified 25 Jun 2019 

    Father Walter Frederick Garnes,   b. 6 Jan 1906, Jackson County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Jun 1959, Meigs County, Ohio, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 53 years) 
    Mother Pearl L Doolittle,   b. 11 Apr 1910, Jackson County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Oct 1987, Vinton, Gallia, Ohio, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Married 13 Jun 1925  Kanawha County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Notes 

    • Marriage Record
      Date: 13 June 1925 at Charleston
      Place: Kanawha, West Virginia, United States
      Walter F Garnes, 22; Jackson Co, WV; Kanawha Co, WV
      Pearl L Doolittle, 19; Jackson Co, WV; Kanawha Co, WV

      1940 Jefferson, Kanawha, West Virginia
      Garnes, Walter 34 WV 1935: lived same place
      Pearl wife 28 WV 1935: lived same place
      Boyd son 14 WV 1935: lived same place
      Reba dau 10 WV 1935: lived same place
      Glen son 8 WV 1935: lived same place
      Wm son 6 WV 1935: lived same place
      Lula Bell dau 4 WV
      Walter son 2 WV
      Bernard son 6/12 WV

      From Walter Jr's obit, 2012 - a list of his siblings:
      Willard deceased
      Delton deceased
      Reva deceased
      Glen deceased
      Bill (Bernice) Garnes of Langsville
      Lula (Lawrence) Gilmore of Ewington
      (Walter)
      Bernard (Connie) Garnes of Washington
      infant Virginia deceased
    Family ID F30220  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Bertha Jane Davis,   b. 23 Jan 1927, Cosmopolis, Washington, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Oct 1989, Multnomah, Washington, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years) 
    Married 29 May 1947  Clark County, Washington, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Notes 

    • Washington, Marriage Records, 1854-2013
      Marriage Date: 29 May 1947
      Name: Denny W Garnes [transcribed as James]
      Gender: Male
      Application Age: 19
      Residence: St Albans, W Va
      Birth Date: abt 1925
      Birth Place: Charleston, West Virginia, USA
      Application Date: 29 May 1944
      Application Place: Clark, Washington, USA
      Father: Walter F Garnes, born WVa
      Mother: Pearl Garnes, born WVa
      Name: Bertha J Davis
      Gender: Female
      Application Age: 17
      Birth Date: abt 1927
      Birth Place: Cosmopolis, Washington, USA
      Father: Lloyd E Davis
      Mother: Lila Davis
    Family ID F30223  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S1238] U.S. WWII Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947.

    2. [S917] U.S. and International Marriage Records, 1560-1900.

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

    4. [S1133] Washington, Marriage Records, 1854-2013.