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William Benjamin Critchfield

Male 1845 - 1928  (83 years)


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  • Name William Benjamin Critchfield 
    Born 6 Jan 1845  Greene County, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Died 10 Apr 1928  Roane County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Notes 

    • Name: William B/Cichfield
      Sex: Male
      Death Date: 10 Apr 1928
      Death Place: Roane, West Virginia
      Age at Death: 83y3m4d
      Birth Date: 1/6/1845
      Birth Place: Greene Co, PA
      Marital Status: married
      Mother:
      Mother's Birth Place:
      Father: John/Cichfield
      Father's Birth Place:
      Informant: L V Crihfield, Clio, WV
    Person ID I57777  WVPioneers
    Last Modified 18 Jan 2018 

    Father John Crihfield,   b. Abt 1823, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother Eleanor Sarah Maine,   b. 28 Dec 1829, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Apr 1889, Roane County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 59 years) 
    Notes 

    • This is the only family of Crihfields I see in the area, and the Henry M is the right age to be H Melvin
      RCDR for Nancy shows she was born in Doddridge County.

      1850 Aleppo, Greene, PA # 154 all born PA
      John Critchfield 27
      Ellen 20
      William 5
      Joseph 3
      Sarah 1/12

      1860 Doddridge, VA # 625-626 all born Pa
      J Crihfield 36 PA
      Elenor 31
      Wm 15
      J 12 m
      S 10 f
      EJ 8 f
      Nancy 6 f
      S E 4 f
      T 2 m

      1870 Walton, Roane, WV # 78
      Crichfield, J 50
      Elliner 40
      Sarah 19
      Elizabeth 17
      Nancy 15
      Simelda 13 f
      Thos R 11
      Dorcas F 9
      Frances M 7 f
      Henry M 7
      Saml P S 3/12

      1880 Census Place: Walton, Roane, West Virginia Page 125C
      John CRIHFIELD Self M M W 57 PA
      Occ: Farmer Fa: NJ Mo: PA
      Eleanor CRIHFIELD Wife F M W 51 PA
      Occ: Keeping House Fa: NY Mo: VA
      Nancy CRIHFIELD Dau F S W 25 PA
      Similda E. CRIHFIELD Dau F S W 22 PA
      Thos. R. CRIHFIELD Son M S W 21 PA
      Dorcas P. CRIHFIELD Dau F W 19 PA
      Frances R. CRIHFIELD Dau F W 17 PA
      Henry M. CRIHFIELD Son M S W 12 PA
      Saml. S. CRIHFIELD Son M S W 10 PA
      Matilda G. CRIHFIELD Dau F S W 8 PA
      Rocelia E. CRIHFIELD Dau F S W 6 PA
      Massa V. CRIHFIELD Dau F S W 2 PA
    Family ID F7357  Group Sheet

    Family Ann Charlotte Harper,   b. Feb 1852, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 4 Apr 1869  Doddridge County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Notes 

    • Marriage Record
      Date: 04 Apr 1869
      Place: Doddridge, West Virginia
      William B Crichfield, 24, Greene Co, PA, Doddridge Co, WV, John & Sarah Crichfield
      Ann C Harper, 17, Doddridge Co, WV, Doddridge Co, WV, Levi & Clara Harper

      1880 Harper, Roane, West Virginia
      William CRITCHFIELD Self M M W 35 PAPAPA
      Ann C. CRITCHFIELD Wife F M W 28 WV
      Emma CRITCHFIELD Dau F S W 9 WV
      Joseph W. CRITCHFIELD Son M S W 7 WV
      Arthur W. CRITCHFIELD Son M S W 3 WV
      Allis M. CRITCHFIELD Dau F S W 4M WV

      1900 Geary, Roane, WV
      William B Crihfield 1/1845 m 30y PA PA PA
      Ann C 2/1852 m 30y 6-6 children WV VA WV
      Walter H son 5/1882 WV
      Lucy O da 4/1884 WV
      Charles R son 10/1886 WV
      Levi V son 9/1894 WV
      Allice M Jett da 2/1880 m 0y 0 child WV
      Waitman E Jett sil 8/1878 m 0y WVWVVA

      1910 Geary, Roane, WV # 214-216
      Crihfield, William B 65 m1 - 40y PA PA PA
      Anne C 58 m1- 40y 9-6 children WV VA WV
      Levi son 15 WV VA WV
    Children 
     1. Emma Critchfield,   b. 30 Aug 1871, Roane County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Oct 1905  (Age 34 years)
     2. Joseph Wesley Critchfield,   b. 6 Apr 1873, Roane County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. James H Crihfield,   b. 17 Jul 1875, Roane County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    +4. Arthur Wade Critchfield,   b. 8 May 1877, Roane County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 May 1961, Kanawha County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)
    +5. Alice Mae Critchfield,   b. 26 Feb 1880, Roane County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Feb 1968, Roane County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years)
    +6. Henry Walter Critchfield,   b. 22 Apr 1882, Roane County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Jun 1961, Kanawha County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
     7. Lucy Omy Critchfield,   b. 3 Apr 1884, Roane County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     8. Charles R Critchfield,   b. 2 Oct 1886, Roane County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     9. Levi Vinson Critchfield,   b. 19 Sep 1894, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Feb 1971  (Age 76 years)
    Family ID F15637  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 4 Apr 1869 - Doddridge County, West Virginia, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 10 Apr 1928 - Roane County, West Virginia, United States Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S479] Death records, West Virginia Division of Culture and History.

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