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Walter Frederick Garnes

Male 1906 - 1959  (53 years)


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  • Name Walter Frederick Garnes 
    Born 6 Jan 1906  Jackson County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Died 17 Jun 1959  Meigs County, Ohio, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    Buried Jackson County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 


    • U.S. WWII Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947
      Name: Walter Fredrick Garnes
      Gender: Male
      Race: White
      Age: 34
      Relationship to Draftee: Self (Head)
      Birth Date: 6 Jan 1906
      Birth Place: Kenna, West Virginia, USA
      Residence Place: Saint Albans, Kanawha, West Virginia, USA
      Registration Date: 16 Oct 1940
      Registration Place: Saint Albans, Kanawha, West Virginia, USA
      Employer: W Va Steel Corp
      Weight: 165
      Complexion: Dark
      Eye Color: Brown
      Hair Color: Brown
      Height: 5 11
      Next of Kin: Pearl Dolittle Garnes

      Walter Frederick Garnes, Sr
      BIRTH 6 Jan 1906
      Kenna, Jackson County, West Virginia, USA
      DEATH 17 Jun 1959 (aged 53)
      Langsville, Meigs County, Ohio, USA
      BURIAL
      Garnes Cemetery
      Fairplain, Jackson County, West Virginia, USA
      MEMORIAL ID 136307229
    Person ID I23520  WVPioneers
    Last Modified 25 Jun 2019 

    Father Robert Harlow Garnes,   b. 3 May 1881, Jackson County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Jul 1963, Medina County, Ohio, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Mother Ica Dora Randolph,   b. 6 Jan 1882, Jackson County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Oct 1967, Wayne County, Ohio, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years) 
    Married 8 Feb 1903  Jackson County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Notes 

    • Marriage Record
      Date: 8 Feb 1903
      Place: Jackson, West Virginia, United States
      Robert Harrow Garnes, 21, Jackson co, WV; , Jackson co, WV
      Isadora Randolph, 21; , Jackson co, WV, Jackson co, WV
      Informant - Frank Garnes

      1910 Ripley, Jackson, WV
      Garnes, Robert H 28 m1 8y
      Icy D 27 m1 8y 5-4 children
      Melissa B 8
      Webster O 6
      Walter F 4
      Martha M 2/12

      1920 Ripley Dist, Jackson Co, WV
      Garnes, Robert Harlan 38
      Icie Dora 37
      ??? Walter 13
      Martha Myrtle 9
      Kenna Richard 7
      Minnie Pearl 5
      Mary Elizabeth 3.7
      George Wesley 1.4

      1930 Ripley, Jackson, WV
      Garnes, RH 48 md age 21 WV WV WV
      Dora wife 48 md age 21 WV WV WV
      Kenna son 18 WV WV WV
      Pearl da 15 WV WV WV
      Mary E da 14 WV WV WV
      George W son 11 WV WV WV
      Denny W son 9 WV WV WV
      Cunningham, J J boarder 57 wd WV WV WV
    Family ID F3069  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 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  [6
    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
    Children 
     1. Denny Willard Garnes,   b. 21 May 1925, Charleston, Kanawha, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Jul 1998  (Age 73 years)
     2. Delton Boyd Garnes,   b. CA 1926, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 18 Aug 2012  (Age ~ 86 years)
     3. Reva Loretta Garnes,   b. 17 Jan 1929, Jackson County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 May 2003, Kanawha County, Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
     4. Glen Whitaker Garnes,   b. 30 Jan 1932, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 May 1992, Delaware County, Ohio, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years)
     5. Living
     6. Living
     7. Walter Frederick Garnes, Jr,   b. 8 Jan 1937, St Albans, Kanawha, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Aug 2012, Meigs County, Ohio, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
     8. Living
     9. Virginia Ruth Garnes,   b. 25 Sep 1945, Kanawha County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Sep 1945, Kanawha County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
    Family ID F30220  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 13 Jun 1925 - Kanawha County, West Virginia, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 17 Jun 1959 - Meigs County, Ohio, United States Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S1205] Census.

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

    3. [S743] Debbie Garnes McGuire.

    4. [S898] Gravestone or Memorial posted on Findagrave.com.

    5. [S17] Marriage Records, Jackson Co, WV.

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