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Re: looking for Gibson and Burch in West Virginia

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Name: Sarah Ann Gibson
Gender: Female
Spouse's Name: Charles Warren Burch
Spouse Gender: Male
Marriage Date: 1896
Marriage Place: Putnam, West Virginia, United States
Source Information: West Virginia, Marriages Index, 1785-1971 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Operations, Inc., 2011.
Original data:
"West Virginia Marriages, 1853–1970." Index. FamilySearch, Salt Lake City, Utah, 2008, 2009. Digital images of originals housed in County Courthouses in various counties throughout West Virginia. Marriage records.

Name: Francis Marion Gibson
Gender: Male
Spouse's Name: Mary Margaret Bower
Spouse Gender: Female
Marriage Date: 1867
Marriage Place: Nicholas, West Virginia, United States

Name: Sarah Ann Gibson
Birth Date: 2 Oct 1873
Birth Place: Braxton, West Virginia
Birth County: Braxton
Gender: Female
Race: White
Father's Name: Francis M Gibson
Mother's Name: Mary Margaret Gibson
FHL Film Number: 573797 West Virginia, Births Index, 1853-1969 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Operations, Inc., 2011.
Original data:
"West Virginia Births, 1853–1930." Index. FamilySearch, Salt Lake City, Utah, 2008, 2009. From digital images of copies of originals housed in County Courthouses throughout West Virginia. Birth records.

Name: Charles W Burch
Birth Date: 7 Nov 1871
Birth Place: Putnam, West Virginia
Birth County: Putnam
Gender: Male
Father's Name: Henry H Burch
Mother's Name: Matilda E Burch
FHL Film Number: 567279

Henry Howell Burch born Oct 1845 WVa ? or Va married Matilda J Rogue or Rogers? 1865 Putnam Co WVa born Aug 1846 WVa? or Va? Jas W Burch 1874, Edward W Burch 1876-21 Mar 1944 Nitro, Kanawha Co buried in Buffalo, dtr Charlotte D Burch b. April 1879 married Thomas Hayes abt 1899. Matilda died 08 Nov 1919 in Putnam Co age 73yr 3mos 6days.
"West Virginia, Deaths, 1853-1970," index, FamilySearch (

June 1880; Census Place: Otter, Braxton, West Virginia; Roll: 1400; Family History Film: 1255400; Page: 452C; Enumeration District: 009.
Francis M. Gibson 38 1842 Virginia died Otter Dist 21 Aug 1893 age 51.
Mary M. Gibson 28 1852 Virginia died Otter Dist 24 Oct 1893 age 41.
John William Gibson Jan 1867/68 WVA married 3 May 1896 Sarah Alice Keener lived in Otter in 1900 & 1910 son Walter Mar 1900, son Ward 1904, dtr Cora 1907. John William died 18 Apr 1919 in Otter father Marion Gibson mother Mary M Bower
Lucy Estel Gibson 11 June 1870 Braxton WVA married Willis H Long 1889 Braxton Co, found in Otter thru 1940, had 6 children by 1900 & 2 more by 1910. Lucy died 19 Mar 1947 in Tesla, Braxton Co
Falista Belle Gibson 12 May 1871 Braxton died 08 Feb 1959 Point Pleasant, Mason Co WVa married Joseph B Reedy 27 Oct 1892
Sarah Ann Gibson 1874 WVa
Cary Mason Gibson born 1875 Braxton died 1876
Emily Oce Gibson 30 Oct 1876 not in 1880 household
Emma E. Gibson 22 June 1878 Braxton married S C Contter 24 Mar 1897
Callie Allenline Gibson born January 1880 married Sidney Martin/Mortin 4 June 1897
Luther B Gibson 26 Oct 1881 Braxton married Eva J Duffield 22 May 1902
Waitman Scott Gibson 21 Mar 1885 listed in brother John's household in 1900 married Mamie E Pierson 10 Oct 1905.
Fannie Jane Gibson 28 Feb 1887 Braxton married William Floyd Reip 22 Apr 1904 lived with Wm's parents Mart & Martha Reip in Birch, Braxton Co 1910 dtr Lona Merle Reip 5 Mar 1905 & son Walter or Wm Burl Reip 1907, son Byrne W Reip 1915. Then Wm F Reip married Pina G Cowger 25 Dec 1920 in Braxton Co he was 35 she was 20. Find no death record for Fannie Gibson Reip, William said he was widower 1920 census. Byrne W Reip died 04 Feb 1980 Xenia, Greene Co OH age 65.
female Gibson 23 Sept 1888 Braxton listed in brother John's household in 1900 ?
Maggie D Gibson 14 May 1890 or was this the dtr in brother's household in 1900 listed as Mary born 1890 ?

male Gibson died 27 Feb 1892 Otter Dist son of F M & Mary M Gibson.

Francis Gibson's father James W Gibson b. VA 1816, mother Matilda M b. VA 1813, son John W Gibson 1839 VA and they lived in Braxton.

1. Louise Alice Burch SAXTON
Birth 7 Mar 1897 in Buffalo, Putnam Co WVa
Death 15 Jun 1978 in Mercy Hospital of Tiffin, Fostoria, Seneca, Ohio. 19 Feb 1913 in London, Madison Co, OH married Harvey Lewis Saxton who was 25 born Mason Co WVa son of Harvey Saxton & Rosina Engel.

Obit published:
Newspaper: Fostoria Review Times, Fostoria, Ohio
Newspaper Date: 16 Jun 1978
Newspaper Page: p. 2, col. 3 Ohio Obituary Index, 1830s-2011, Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Center [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Operations, Inc., 2010.

Head Harvey Lewis Saxton WVa 04 Feb 1888 died 15 June 1939 in Fostoria, death certificate says mother was Katherine Halsey, buried Fountain Cemetery.
Wife Louisa Saxton WVa 1897
Son John W Saxton 14 Jan 1914-16 May 1989 Gallia Co OH Marital Status: Single
Dau Edith E Saxton 1915 married a Tarris had Norman H Tarris 1938 however Edith married Carl Bower 09 Sept 1932 in Seneca Co who was son of Willis Bower & Della Shupe.
Son Donald Lee Saxton 3 June 1918 Madison OH married Thelma b. 1917. Donald enlisted 16 Feb 1943 in Toledo and died at home 11 Jul 2001 in Fostoria at 515 W Culbertson St.
DAU Vergie Vergina Saxton stillborn 13 Oct 1920 buried Fountain Cem
Dau Myrtle Louise Saxton WILKINS 03 Aug 1922-18 Mar 1959 Fostoria, buried Fountain Cem. Obit Fostoria Review Times 18 Mar 1959 pg 2.
Son SGT Harvey Francis Saxton 06 Mar 1929-29 Nov 1950 killed in Korea? mother ordered military stone placed in Fountain Cemetery, enlisted 20 Jan 1950. Appears remains were returned to US? Posthumas award of Purple Heart.
Son Raymond J Saxton 1937

Howard H Saxton 1922 grandson in 1940 household.

The Advertiser-Tribune, May 27, 2008
Raymond J. Saxton, 71, of 755 S. CR 7, Tiffin, died at 8:35 a.m. Sunday, May 25, 2008 at Autumnwood Care Center in Tiffin.

Raymond was born April 30, 1937, in Fostoria, to the late Harvey Lewis and Louise Alice (Burch) Saxton. He married Ruth E. (Yambert) in Fostoria May 7, 1966, and she survives.

Survivors include his sons, Donald (Lori) Saxton of Columbia Station and Michael (Suzanne) Saxton of Hilliard. Raymond also is survived by four grandchildren.

Raymond worked at Sterling Abrasives for 30 years and later retired from Harvard Industries. Raymond also worked at Meijer in Findlay in the meat and seafood department. He was a member of St. John United Church of Christ in Fostoria and was a Little League baseball coach, a transporter of First Step and a volunteer for Heartland Hospice.

Raymond was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, John, Donald Lee, Harvey and Wilbur C Saxton (born unknown died Aug 1933 buried Fountain Cem); and sisters, Edith Carles, Myrtle Wilkins and Virginia Saxton.

The funeral will be 10:30 a.m., Thursday, May 29, 2008, at Engle-Shook Funeral Home in Tiffin with the Rev. Christine Grimes officiating. Burial will follow at Seneca Memory Gardens.

NAME: Edith E Carles
BIRTH: 17 Dec 1915 - Ohio, United States
DEATH: 29 Jan 1990 - Sylvania, Lucas
RESIDENCE: Hancock, Ohio, United States
Obit: Fostoria Review Times 30 Jan 1990 Pg 9

2. Mary Isabell Burch
Birth 2 Jul 1898 in Buffalo, Putnam, WVa
Death Nov 1981 in Clarksville, Montgomery, Tennessee

3. Henry Francis Burch
Birth 18 Oct 1901 WVa
Death 7 Jan 1976 in Bay City, Bay, Michigan, (Munger) married Bay, MI 24 Dec 1924 Mary A Rabadue/Robideau reported age 17 born Rhodes MI dtr of Joseph Rabadue & Ethel Denman. He said he was 20. 1920 census he is living in Fostoria, Seneca OH with sister Louisa Saxton listed as a "roomer"

Mary Rabadue Burch 23 Nov 1907 Bentley MI died 5 Jul 1944 in Saginaw death certificate says father was Peter Robideau
son Henry Francis Burch Jr or Henry J Burch 1926
dau Ethel S Burch 1927
son Guy Louis/Lewis Burch 01 Mar 1928 Bay City died 03 Jan 1935 in Saginaw
son Martin Burch 1931
dau Minnie Burch 1931
son Cicel Burch 1934
son Roy Burch 1936
son Glenn Burch 1937
dau Edith Burch 1939

4. Lelia May Burch
Birth 26 Dec 1907 WVa
Death 10 Jul 1995 in Bay City, Bay, Michigan
NEVER MARRIED listed as "inmate" in Michigan Home & Training School as kitchen helper in Elba, Lapeer Co MI in 1930 & 1940 census institution was called Lapeer State Home.

Name: Lelia May Burch
Birth Date: 26 Dec 1907
Death Date: 10 Jul 1995
Gender: Female
Residence: Bay City, Bay, Michigan
Place of Death: Bay City, Bay, Michigan

5. Elmer Guy Burch
Birth 17 Oct 1909 Putnam, WVa
Death 21 Dec 1977 in Oakley, Saginaw, Michigan, (Owosso, Shiawassee, MI)
Elmer married Ruth b. MI abt 1918 lived in Bay City in 1940 with nephew Samuel Basner b. 1922. He is not listed in 1930 census.

6. Minnie J Burch
Birth 17 Feb 1913 OHIO, Death 14 Mar 2005 in Bay City, Bay, Michigan. NEVER MARRIED listed as servant in household of James House in Essexville, Bay Co in 1940 lived in Bennington, Bennington Co VT in 1935. Minnie V Burch lived in Bennington, VT in 1930 census as "friend" of Alfred Harlow and wife Thressia E Harlow.

7. Herbert Burch 1916 Michigan

29 Jan 1920; Census Place: Saginaw, Saginaw, Michigan; Roll: T625_794; Page: 7B; Enumeration District: 214; Image: 870.
# 914
Nelson Basner 27 MI
wife Clyeta Basner 17 MI
mother Minnie Basner 84 Canada
brother Dan Basner 30 Canada
brother Israel Basner 34 Canada married
sister in law Mary BURCH Basner 21 WVa
niece Josephine A Basner 5 mos
Charles Burch 4 8/12 Michigan mother born WVa listed as nephew (was Mary's son)
fatherinlaw Charles Burch 48 WVa widowed
sister in law Lela Burch 12 WVa
bro in law Elmer Burch 10 WVa
sister in law Minnie Burch 6 & 11/12 Ohio
bro in law Herbert Burch 3 9/12 Michigan 1916

Name: Israel Basner
Race (Original):
Age (Expanded): 29 years
Birth Year: 1886
Birthplace: Ontario
Spouse's Name: Mary Burch
Spouse's Race (Original):
Spouse's Age (Expanded): 18 years
Spouse's Birth Year: 1897
Spouse's Birthplace: W. Virginia
Event Date: 30 Oct 1915
Event Place: Gladwin, Gladwin, Michigan
Father's Name: A. Basner
Mother's Name: Minnie Lachu
Spouse's Father's Name: Chas. Burch
Spouse's Mother's Name: Sarah Gibson
Marital Status:
Previous Wife's Name:
Spouse's Marital Status:
Spouse's Previous Husband's Name:
GS Film number: 2342710
Frame Number:
Digital Folder Number: 4209133
Image Number: 156
Reference ID: v 2 p 172 rn 75
"Michigan, Marriages, 1868-1925," index and images, FamilySearch (

1930/1940 Bay, Bay, MI
Head Isreal Basnor 45 Canada
Wife Mary I Basnor 31 West Virginia
Son Charles F Basnor 14 Michigan - 1940 census listed as stepson Albert Burch born Michigan 1915 enlisted in Detroit 10 Oct 1940.
Daughter Josephine A Basnor 10 Michigan
Son Samuel H Basnor 8 Michigan
Dau Mary Alice Basnor 7 Michigan
Son Elmer S Basnor 7 Michigan
Son Joseph E Basnor 1 Michigan
Dau Rhoda Basner 1935
son Israel Basner 1937

Albert Burch
12 Apr 1915 - 12 Aug 1943
Veterans Section, Calvary Cem & Mausoleum, Bay City, Bay Co MI
Find A Grave Memorial# 46902538

WW II Deceased, application for headstone
Name: PFC, Albert Burch, Co K, 60th Infantry, applicant Mary Basner 08/30/1948.
Birth Date: 12 Apr 1915
Death Date: 12 Aug 1943
Cemetery: Calvary Cemetery

Death is not found in any of the military casualties during WW II. Joseph Israel & Mary I Burch Basner both buried Calvary Cemetery. He died 07 Sept 1950 born 08 April 1884. You'll find photos at below link of them.;

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