West Virginia Pioneers

Melissa Catherine Dewees

Female 1869 - 1937  (67 years)


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  • Name Melissa Catherine Dewees 
    Born 17 Jul 1869  Jackson County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Female 
    Died 1 May 1937  Jackson County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Buried Gandee (aka Stonelick) Cemetery, Stonelick Road, Jackson Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Death Record show cause of death was pneumonia, gives DOB.
    Person ID I24119  WVPioneers
    Last Modified 27 Dec 2005 

    Father William Jabel Dewees,   b. 31 Mar 1837, Jackson County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Aug 1923, Jackson County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years) 
    Mother Ruth A Parsons,   b. 21 Nov 1835, Jackson County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Nov 1919, Jackson County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Married 25 Apr 1861  Jackson County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Notes 

    • JCMR
      Dewees, William J, 24 Jackson
      Parsons, Ruth A 21 Jackson
      William & Rachel
      Moses & Polly 4/25/1861

      1870 Mill Creek, Jackson, WV
      Dewese, Wm J 33 VA
      Ruth 30
      Daniel J 7
      Mary E 3
      Martheala 2

      1880 Census Place: Ripley, Jackson, West Virginia Page 433A
      William J. DEWEES Self M M W 49 WV PA PA
      Ruth DEWEES Wife F M W 40 WV WV PA
      David J. DEWEES Son M S W 16 WV
      Mary E. DEWEES Dau F W 14 WV
      Martha I. DEWEES Dau F S W 12 WV
      Malissa C. DEWEES Dau F S W 9 WV
      William J. DEWEES Son M S W 5 WV
      Adda B. DEWEES Dau F S W 3 WV
      Moses PARSONS FatherL M M W 70 WV
      Mary PARSONS MotherL F M W 69 PA PA PA

      1900 Ripley Dist, Jackson Co, VA
      William J 3/1837 m 39y WV PA PA
      Ruth 11/1839 8-8 WV WV PA
      Mary E 7/66
      Martha J 3/68
      Malissa B 7/70
      William J 8/75
      Addie B 2/78
      Georgia E 3/81
      Cordelia G 2/85
      Wesley A cousin 4/1830 wd WV PA PA

      1910 Ripley, Jackson, WV # 210-211
      Dedweese, William J 73 m1 - 48y WV PA PA
      Ruth wf 70 m1- 48y 8-7 children WV WV PA
      Mary E da 43 s WV WV WV
      Cathern da 40 s WV WV WV
      Cordelia G da 25 s WV WV WV

      1920 Fairplain Pct, Ripley Dist, Jackson Co, WV #84
      Dewees, William J 82 Wd
      Mary E 53 da
      Melissa C 45 da
      Cordelia G 34 da
      Hattie G 17 gd
      Charley C 10 gs

      JCBR:
      Dewees, ____(m) 2/22/1885 Jabel & Ruth Dewees, Jackson Co, farmer
      Deweese, Alva B 1878, WJ & Ruth Deweese, Stone Lick, farmer
      Dewees, Charley Clayton, 4/23/1909, Catherine Dewees, Kentuck
    Family ID F1138  Group Sheet

    Notes 
    • 1930 Ripley, Jackson, WV # 87-88
      Dewees, Charlie C 21 m age 18
      Pearl 18 m age 16
      Laura da 1.1
      Cathern mother 59 S
    Children 
     1. Charley Clayton Dewees,   b. 23 Apr 1909, Jackson County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Family ID F13335  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Gandee (aka Stonelick) Cemetery, Stonelick Road, Jackson Co, WV Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S518] Census.

    2. [S4] Death Records, Jackson Co, WV.

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