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Ressie Bell (Allen) Wilson (abt. 1914 - 2014)

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Ressie Bell Wilson formerly Allen aka Van Kirk
Born about in Dutch, Braxton, West Virginia, United Statesmap
Ancestors ancestors
[sibling(s) unknown]
Wife of — married 30 Aug 1932 in Burnsville, Braxton, West Virginia, United Statesmap
Descendants descendants
Mother of [private daughter (1930s - unknown)], and
Died in Glenville, Gilmer County, West Virginia, USAmap
Profile manager: Lisa Wilson private message [send private message]
Profile last modified 17 Feb 2020 | Created 9 Feb 2020 | Last significant change: 17 Feb 2020
05:04: Lisa Wilson added Dixie Lee (Wilson) Ratliff (1937-2004) as child for Ressie Bell (Allen) Wilson (abt.1914-2014). [Thank Lisa for this]
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Biography

Ressie was born about 1914. She married Harry Thornton Wilson in 1932. [1] She passed away in 2014. [2] Her biological parents were Mary Isa Allen and Roy David Conley (unmarried). Ressie was given to neighbors, Homer and Ollie Van Kirk, who raised her from birth. There was no formal adoption or birth certificate.

Sources

  1. "West Virginia Marriages, 1780-1970," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FRX5-7FQ : 11 February 2018), Harry Thornton Wilson and Bessie Bell Vankirk, 30 Aug 1932; citing Burnsville, Braxton, West Virginia, bk 17 p 406, county clerks, West Virginia; FHL microfilm 573,813.
  2. "United States Social Security Death Index," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:2VCH-85M : 20 May 2014), Ressie B Wilson, 23 Jan 2014; citing U.S. Social Security Administration, Death Master File, database (Alexandria, Virginia: National Technical Information Service, ongoing).
  • "United States Census, 1920," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MNLD-F9Z : accessed 9 February 2020), Ressie B Vankirt in household of Homer Vankirt, Salt Lick, Braxton, West Virginia, United States; citing ED 14, sheet 7A, line 21, family 134, NARA microfilm publication T625 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1992), roll 1949; FHL microfilm 1,821,949.
  • "United States Census, 1930," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XMCF-35Y : accessed 9 February 2020), Rissie B Vankirk in household of Homer Vankirk, Salt Lick, Braxton, West Virginia, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) ED 18, sheet 11A, line 16, family 202, NARA microfilm publication T626 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 2002), roll 2527; FHL microfilm 2,342,261.
  • "United States Census, 1940," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:K7HP-RXG : 28 July 2019), Ressie Wilson in household of Harry Wilson, Salt Lick Magisterial District, Braxton, West Virginia, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 4-17, sheet 2A, line 27, family 23, Sixteenth Census of the United States, 1940, NARA digital publication T627. Records of the Bureau of the Census, 1790 - 2007, RG 29. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 2012, roll 4395.


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