West Virginia


Biography of Calvary Morris

Calvary Morris, was born near Charleston, West Virginia, in 1798, and spent his youth in the Kanawha valley, laboring on a farm, and battling with the hardships of pioneer life. In 1818 he married the eldest daughter of Dr. Leonard Jewett, of Athens, and in the spring of 1819, located permanently in that town. “Finding



Biography of John Monroe Farnsworth

John Monroe Farnsworth, of Humboldt, is one of the prominent oil well contractors and oil producers in this section of Kansas and had operated on a very extensive scale both for others and for himself. He grew up in the atmosphere of the oil industry in the East, and had been a resident of Kansas



Biography of Elisha Wesley McComas, Hon.

While the years of his greatest activity and achievement, the period which made him a national figure, were spent in other localities, a special interest attaches to the career of Elisha W. McComas in Kansas, not only because he lived in that state for many years, but members of his family still reside there. He



Biography of Jacob Ramer Blackshere

Jacob Ramer Blackshere was one of the men who laid the foundation of Kansas’ great agricultural prosperity. He was a pioneer both in point of time and in point of achievement. The history of Kansas ought to give recognition and honor to such men, and that is the purpose of this brief article. One of



West Virginia WW2 NMCG Casualty List – V Surnames

VALUSKA, John, Jr., Pfc., USMCR. Father, Mr. John Valuska, Sr., Box 45, Virginville. VANCE, Ervin, Seaman 1c, USNR. Sister, Mrs. Nolia Allen, Emmett. VAN SANT, Harold Henderson, Jr., Cpl., USMC. Mother, Mrs. Tuddelle Hughes Van Sant, 1140 5th Ave., Huntington. VELTRI, Frank Samuel, Machinist’s Mate 1c, USN. Father, Mr. Samuel Veltri, Worthington. VERNARSKY, Joseph, Fireman



West Virginia WW2 NMCG Casualty List – B Surnames

BAILEY, Dot Henderson, Seaman 1c, USNR. Mother, Mrs. Celia B. Bailey, Box 198, Man. BAILEY, Harry Brooks, Seaman 2c, USNR. Wife, Mrs. Ernie Olive Bailey, Bancroft. BAILEY, Kenneth D., Major, USMC. Wife, Mrs. Kenneth D. Bailey, 1423-B Washington St., E. Charleston. BAKER, Mark Mason, Gunner’s Mate 1c, USN. Wife, Mrs. Helen Cynthia Baker, 3101 McCollach



West Virginia WW2 NMCG Casualty List – L Surnames

LADERACH, Robert Paul, Fire Controlman 2c, USN. Father, Mr. Ernest Laderach, Beverly. LALLATHIN, Frank Junior, Seaman 1c, USNR. Parents, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Marion Lallathin, 1610 1/2 Grand Central Ave., Vienna. LAMBERT, Clarence Floyd, Seaman 2c, USNR. Mother, Mrs. Eval Blevens Deskins, Gen. Del., Roderfield. LAMBERT, Van Rolo, Baker 3c, USN. Parents, Mr. and Mrs.



West Virginia WW2 NMCG Casualty List – A Surnames

ACORD, Robert Lee, Seaman 2c, USNR. Parents, Mr. and Mrs. Everett Acord, Ravencliff. ADAMS, Gaylerd Dave, Aviation Machinist’s Mate 2c, USNR. Parents, Mr. and Mrs. Dave Adams, 1350 Marshall St., Benwood. ADAMS, Glenn G., Pfc., USMCR. Father, Mr. Willie D. Adams, Quinwood. ADAMS, Joseph, Jr., Seaman 2c, USNR. Parents, Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Adams, Sr.,



West Virginia WW2 NMCG Casualty List – U Surnames

UNDERWOOD, Robert Jackson, Fireman 1c, USNR. Wife, Mrs. Videlle Ruth Underwood, Rock Camp.



West Virginia WW2 NMCG Casualty List – S Surnames

SAMPLES, Bert T., Jr., Pfc., USMC. Father, Mr. Bert T. Samples, Sr., Pemberton. SAMPLES, Ezra Earl, Jr., Seaman 2c, USNR. Parents, Mr. and Mrs. Ezra Earl Samples, Sr., Clendenin. SASEEN, Philip, Ensign, USNR. Mother, Mrs. Schickery Helen Saseen, 2132 Main St., Wheeler. SAYRE, Robert Lee, Aviation Radioman 2c, USN. Parents, Mr. and Mrs. Jesse Wade



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