Location: Fayette County WV

West Virginia Naturalization Records

Naturalization to become a U.S. citizen was a two-part process: the Declaration of Intent to Naturalize, or First Papers, and the Naturalization Record (including the Naturalization Petition), or Final Papers. The First Papers were normally filed five years before the Final Papers because of the five-year residency requirement to become a citizen. No centralized files existed before 1906. In 1906 federal forms replaced the various formats that had been used by the various courts. Copies were sent to the Immigration and Naturalization Service (INS), creating a central file for naturalization papers. The INS is now known as the U.S....

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Biographical Sketch of Ernest Sargent Barnard

Barnard, Ernest Sargent; vice pres. Cleveland Ball Club; born, Columbia, W. Va., July 17, 1874; son of Elias and Mary D. Barnard; educated, Otterbein University, 1895, Ph. B.; sec’y Builders & Traders Exchange, Columbus, O., 1896-7; sporting editor Columbus, O., Dispatch, 1898-1902; sec’y Cleveland Ball Club, 1903-1910; vice pres. Cleveland Ball Club, 1911-1913, vice pres. The Acetylene Stove Mfg. Co.; member Belden Lodge, No. 339, F. & A. M., Westerville, O.; Cleveland Lodge, No. 18, B. P. O. E.; Athletic and Rotary...

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Barton, Thomas – Obituary

Wallowa, Wallowa County, Oregon Services for held for Thomas Barton Thomas Barton of Wallowa, a retired interior decorator, passed away at the Wallowa Memorial Hospital on Tuesday, June 11, 1974, following several months of failing health. He was born May 8, 1904 at Fayetteville, W.Va., son of Thomas and Cora Belle Barton. He had been a resident of Wallowa and the Promise area for fifty years. On Aug. 8, 1958, he was married at Lewiston to Verle Kidwell. Survivors include his wife, Verle, at the Wallowa home; one daughter, Nancy Jane Barton, St. Petersburg, Fla., a stepson, Richard Wayne Spencer, Marlboro, Md.; two sisters, Florence Baxter and Mrs. Sam (Russie) Treadway, both of Fayetteville, W.Va.; one brother, Edgar Barton of Union; one grandchild and nieces and nephews. Memorial services were held at the Bollman Chapel Friday, June 14, at 2 p.,, with Rev. Richards Jenks officiating. Casket bearers were: John Campbell, Bruce Campbell, Norman Barton, Orlin Barton, Russell Miller and Johnny Duckworth; and interment was in the Wallowa Cemetery. The Chieftain – June 1974 Contributed by: Anita McClung, Fayetteville,...

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McClung, N. D. – Obituary

Wallowa, Wallowa County, Oregon N.D. McClung Dies in Oregon Norris Delano McClung, 28, of Wallowa, Oregon, formerly of Fayetteville (WV) Route 2, died October 7, 1963, due to complications following emergency surgery in the Wallowa Memorial Hospital at Enterprise, Oregon. Mr. McClung was born in Davin, West Virginia, May 24, 1935. Funeral services were held Wednesday afternoon, October 9 at the Methodist Church in Wallowa, Oregon with the Rev. Darwin Secord officiating. Bollman Funeral Home in charge. Remains were then sent to Fayetteville (WV) for further funeral and graveside services with Dodd-Payne Funeral Home in charge. Funeral services were held at Dodd-Payne Funeral Chapel Sunday afternoon, Oct. 13 at 2:00 p.m. with Rev. Ralph Parsons officiating followed by burial in the Treadway Cemetery at Beckwith. Survivors include his wife, Ruth Treadway McClung, one son, Bradley David age 4; two daughters, Pamela Sue age 6, Anita Jean, age 7 months; parents, Mr. and Mrs. Aubrey McClung of Delbarton (WV); two brothers, James Charleston Heights, S. C. and Warren Lynn at home; two sisters, Miss Joyce McClung of Noales, Arizona and Mrs. Pat Maynard of Elizabeth Town, Kentucky; and maternal grandmother, Mrs. J. H. Runyon of Delbarton (WV). Note: While a resident of Wallowa, Norris was the manager of the Wallowa Creamery Association. Yes, my father was the milk man. Fayette Tribune, Fayette County, WV – Oct. 1963 Contributed by: Anita...

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