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Bessie M Davis

Female 1901 - 1961  (60 years)


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  • Name Bessie M Davis 
    Born 14 Apr 1901  Kanawha County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Female 
    Died 23 Sep 1961  Kanawha County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Buried Sweeney Cemetery, Kanawha Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 

    • Death Record
      Name: Bessie Myrtle/Swiney
      Sex: Female
      Death Date: 23 Sep 1961
      Death Place: Clendenin, Kanawha, West Virginia
      Note: Rt. 4 Residence
      Age at Death: 60y 5m 9d
      Burial Place: Buff Lick, W. Va.
      Burial Date: 26 Sep 1961
      Cemetery: Swiney Cemetery
      Birth Date: 14 Apr 1901
      Birth Place: West Va.
      Marital Status: M
      Occupation: Housewife
      Address: Rt 4
      Residence: Clendenin, Kan., W. Va.
      Mother: Lucy/Shaffer
      Father: Okey/Davis
      Informant: Carlos Swiney
    Person ID I78177  WVPioneers
    Last Modified 12 Jul 2017 

    Father Okey J Davis,   b. Jun 1871, Doddridge County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother Lucy Shafer,   b. 11 May 1872, Lewis County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Nov 1929, Kanawha County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 57 years) 
    Married 28 Sep 1892  Doddridge County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 

    • Marriage Record
      Date: 28 Sep 1892 at Stephen J Davis
      Place: Doddridge, West Virginia
      Okey J. Davis, 21, Doddridge, Doddridge
      Lovernia Sheffer , 18, Lewis, Doddridge
      Informant Joseph Sheffer
      [not sure this is the right marriage but the year is about right.]

      1900 Big Sandy, Kanawha, WV #350 all WVWVWV
      Davis, Okey J 6/1871 m 8y
      Lucy 5/1874 m 8y 4-4 children
      Charles C son 7/1893
      Walter G son 5/1895
      Roy L son 3/1897
      Lottie M da 3/1899

      1910 Big Sandy, Kanawha, WV # 263-269
      Davis, Okey J 38 m1- 18y WVWVV
      Lucy 35 m1-18y 8-8 children VAVAVA
      Charlie C son 17 WV
      Walter G son 14 WV
      Roy L son 13
      Lottie M da 10
      Bessie da 8
      John C son 5
      Ira B son 3
      Otho son 1 6/12
    Family ID F20535  Group Sheet

    Family Carlos Lou Sweeney,   b. Apr 1894, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 7 Dec 1919  Kanawha County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Notes 

    • Marriage Record
      Date: 12/7/1919
      Place: Clendenin, Kanawha, West Virginia
      C L Swiney, 24, Kanawha, Kanawha
      Bessie M Davis, 18, Kanawha,Kanawha

      1920 Big Sandy, Kanawha, WV #64-65
      Sweeney, Thomas 50 VAVAVA
      and family
      #64-66
      Sweeney, Carlos L 23
      Bessie M 18 WVWVWV

      1930 Big Sandy, Kanawha, WV # 224 all WVWVWV
      Swiney, Carlos L 35 md age 25
      Bessie M 28 md age 19
      Geraldine da 9
      Roy L son 7
      Ray C son 6
      Eugene son 4 5/12
      Hellen R da 2 5/12
      Hearld W son 7/12
    Children 
     1. Geraldine Sweeney
     2. Roy L Sweeney
     3. Ray C Sweeney
     4. Eugene Sweeney
     5. Helen R Sweeney
     6. Herold H Sweeney
    Family ID F20534  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 14 Apr 1901 - Kanawha County, West Virginia, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 7 Dec 1919 - Kanawha County, West Virginia, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 23 Sep 1961 - Kanawha County, West Virginia, United States Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S654] Marriage Records, West Virginia Division of Culture and History.

    2. [S479] Death records, West Virginia Division of Culture and History.