Robert Scott BLAGG
(1841-1888)
Sarah Elizabeth "Lizzie" SQUIRES
(1846-1888)
William Dexter FORINASH
(1848-1890)
Cyntha Jane HARDMAN
(1848-1934)
Carydon Hook "Carry" BLAGG
(1870-1952)
Matilda Florence "May" FORINASH
(1875-1944)

William Ivy "Bill" BLAGG Sr.
(1895-1989)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Mabel Della "Mary" BURKES

  • James Costa (Corty) "Jim" BLAGG Sr.+
  • Vesta Mae BLAGG+
  • Herbert Glen "Herb" BLAGG+
  • Jaunita Clara BLAGG+
  • Wilma Maxine BLAGG+
  • Frenchie Lee BLAGG+
  • Louise BLAGG
2. Sarah Jane "Martha" KING

William Ivy "Bill" BLAGG Sr.

  • Born: 18 Apr 1895, Newville, Braxton Co., WV 229,230,231,232
  • Marriage (1): Mabel Della "Mary" BURKES on 18 Jul 1919 in Richwood, Nicholas Co., WV 227
  • Marriage (2): Sarah Jane "Martha" KING on 11 May 1936 in Summersville, Nicholas Co., WV 228
  • Died: 11 Jan 1989, Hinton, Summers Co., WV at age 93 232,233
  • Buried: 14 Jan 1989, Wallace Memorial Cemetery, Clintonville, Greenbrier Co., WV

  General Notes:

William began working at age 11. He lost the fingers on his right hand shortly thereafter in the timber industry.

1900 Braxton Co., WV Census
Holly District, 8 June 1900
p. 42A, 58/59

Lewis, RobertHeadW M Apr 1877 23 M 1 WV WV WV Farmer
-------, Matilda L.WifeW F Sep 1877 22 M 1 WV WV WV
-------, Rosa B.DauW F Mar 1900 3/12 S WV WV WV
Blagg, Wm. I.Step-SW M Apr 1895 5 S WV WV WV

  Noted events in his life were:

Height: 6 ft. 4 in.

Weight: 255 lb. 0 oz.

Soc Sec Num: 234-12-2771. 232

Occupation: farmer, 1917, Erbacon, Webster Co., WV. 230

Residence: Riverside Drive, 1920, Richwood, Nicholas Co., WV. 234

Occupation: laborer at a sawmill, 1920, Richwood, Nicholas Co., WV. 234

Residence: the intersection of New River Road and Irish Mountain Road across the New River, 1930, Sandstone, Summers Co., WV. 235

Occupation: brakeman (steam railroad) for a log team, 1930, Sandstone, Summers Co., WV. 235

Residence, 1942, Crickmer, Fayette Co., WV. 231


Bill married Mabel Della "Mary" BURKES, daughter of Greenville BURKES and Amanda Jane LANE, on 18 Jul 1919 in Richwood, Nicholas Co., WV.227 (Mabel Della "Mary" BURKES was born on 12 Aug 1897 in Greenbrier Co., WV,236 died on 14 Jun 1934 in Sutton, Braxton Co., WV 236 and was buried on 15 Jun 1934 in Morrison United Methodist Church, Newville, Braxton Co., WV 236.). The cause of her death was septic poison; bacterial endocarditis.


  Marriage Notes:

Married by H. B. Workman, Pastor Richwood M. E. Church.

Bill next married Sarah Jane "Martha" KING, daughter of David Sylvester KING and Sarepta Jane ROLLYSON, on 11 May 1936 in Summersville, Nicholas Co., WV.228 (Sarah Jane "Martha" KING was born on 26 Feb 1908 in Hilltop, Fayette Co., WV,237 died on 11 Jan 1997 in Fairlea, Greenbrier Co., WV 28 and was buried on 14 Jan 1997 in Wallace Memorial Cemetery, Clintonville, Greenbrier Co., WV.)


  Marriage Notes:

Married by Karl M. Scott, a minister of the gospel, Summersville, WV.



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