West Virginia Pioneers

Leona Belle Parsons

Female 1912 - 1994  (82 years)


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  • Name Leona Belle Parsons 
    Born 8 Mar 1912  Putnam County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Female 
    Died 14 Oct 1994  Kanawha County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Buried Putnam County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Notes 


    • Social Security Death Index about Leona B. Higginbotham
      Name: Leona B. Higginbotham
      SSN: 235-56-8865
      Last Residence: 25064 Dunbar, Kanawha, West Virginia, United States of America
      Born: 8 Mar 1912
      Died: 14 Oct 1994
      State (Year) SSN issued: West Virginia (1953)

      Mrs. Leona B. Higginbotham, 82, of Dunbar died Oct. 14, 1994, at Thomas Memorial Hospital, South Charleston, after a long illness. She was the first crossing guard for the city of Dunbar with 18 years service She was a member of First Church United Methodist, Dunbar, and a volunteer for American Red Cross and Thomas Memorial Hospital. She was a native of Putnam County and a 64 year resident of Dunbar. Surviving: husband, Charles W.; son, Charles E. of Gaithersburg, MD.; daughter, Viola "Vi" Nichols of Nitro; brothers, Ray, Alfred and Cecil Parsons of Poca; sisters, Lura Cook of Eleanor, Marie Goddard of Red House; two grandchildren. Keller Funeral Home, Dunbar, is in charge of arrangements.
      Charleston Gazette 10/16/1994
    Person ID I99813  WVPioneers
    Last Modified 12 Jul 2017 

    Father John Grover Parsons,   b. 18 Sep 1884, Jackson County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Apr 1939, Putnam County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 54 years) 
    Mother Georgia Mae Casto,   b. 30 Mar 1889, Jackson County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Jul 1970, Kanawha County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Married 1 May 1911  Putnam County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5
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    • Marriage Record
      Date: 5/1/1911 at home of the bride
      Place: Putnam, West Virginia, United States
      John Grover Parsons, 24, Jackson, Putnam
      Georgia Casto, 22, Jackson, Putnam

      1920 Buffalo, Putnam, WV
      Parsons, J G 35
      Georgie 29
      Leona B da 8
      Ramy M da 6
      Bearitace da 4
      Lura 2
      John K son 1/4

      1930 Buffalo, Putnam, WV # 179-180 all born WV WV WV
      Parsons, J Grover 45 md age 26
      Georgia M 41 md age 22
      Leona B da 18
      Rama M da 16
      Beatrice da 14
      Lura da 12
      John K son 10
      S Ray son 8
      L Marie da 6
      Arthur C son 4 2/12
      Alfred G son 1 9/12

      1940 Dunbar, Kanawha, WV
      living with Oscar J Barnette family
      Beatrice Parsons 24 lodger WV 1935: lived Charleston -- WV Dipper - enamal plant
    Family ID F11038  Group Sheet

    Family Charles William Higginbotham,   b. 6 Dec 1906, Putnam County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Sep 2001, Kanawha County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 94 years) 
    Married CA 1936 
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    • findagrave.com

      Leona Belle Parsons Higginbotham
      Birth: Mar. 8, 1912
      Red House
      Putnam County
      West Virginia, USA
      Death: Oct. 14, 1994
      Dunbar
      Kanawha County
      West Virginia, USA

      Charles William Higginbotham
      Birth: Dec. 6, 1906
      Buffalo
      Putnam County
      West Virginia, USA
      Death: Sep. 5, 2001
      South Charleston
      Kanawha County
      West Virginia, USA

      Son of Oscar Orval "Ross" Higginbotham and Minnie Frances Jackson
    Children 
     1. Charles E Higginbotham
     2. Violet Higginbotham
    Family ID F25541  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 8 Mar 1912 - Putnam County, West Virginia, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 14 Oct 1994 - Kanawha County, West Virginia, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Putnam County, West Virginia, United States Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S518] Cen.

    2. [S399] SSDI.

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

    4. [S92] Parsons Book.

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