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Virgil L. Massie

Virgil L. Massie

Male 1906 - 1961  (54 years)

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  • Name Virgil L. Massie  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5
    Born 28 Jul 1906  Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Died 8 Jul 1961  Ironton, Lawrence Cnty, OH Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Buried 11 Jul 1961  Mt. Pleasant Old Baptist Ch. Cem, Lawrence Cnty, OH Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 6
    Person ID I14801  SnoufferCampbell
    Last Modified 10 Jul 2018 

    Family 1 Addie Geneva Callicoat,   b. 1913 
    Married 15 Sep 1938  Lawrence Cnty, OH Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Last Modified 31 May 2018 
    Family ID F5571  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Sylvia Iris Wall,   b. 17 Mar 1908, Scottown, Lawrence Cnty, OH Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Nov 1995, Columbus, Franklin Cnty, OH Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years) 
    Married Aft 1948  [5
    Children 
     1. Cheryl Massie
    Last Modified 10 Jul 2018 
    Family ID F5505  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Headstones
    Virgil I. Massie
    Virgil I. Massie

  • Notes 
    • The 1930 census records Virgil L. Massie, 23, living with his father, Otha L. Massie, 51, and mother Sesta [sic], 44, together with 3 siblings and an uncle. All were born in Ohio. Virgil worked as a truck driver. 1930 U.S. Census, Mason Twsp, Lawrence Cnty, OH (T626, ED 44-9, stamped p. 205-B).
    • Virgil Leonard Massie first married, on 15 Sep 1938 in Lawrence Cnty, OH, Addie G. Callicoat (1913-1982). His father is listed as "O. L. Massie" and his mother as "Cesta Dunfee." See, Ohio, County Marriages, 1774-1993.
    • The 1940 census shows Virgil Massie, 33, living with his wife Addie, 27, and her daughter Hazel, 10. All were born in Ohio. Virgil was a laborer working for the "county." 1940 U.S. Census, Mason Twsp, Lawrence Cnty, OH (T 627, Roll 3097, ED 44-27, stamped p. 382-B). [One indexer classified Virgil as "Uirgil" because the census-taker's handwriting was unusual and made the V appear as a U -- on lower lines on the same page, he also wrote "Uerda Myers,' and "Uirgil Callicoat".]
    • In the late 1940s, perhaps, Virgil and Addie parted ways. Virgil then married Sylvia Iris Wall.
    • The Social Security Death Index provides that Virgil Massie (SSN 290-07-4605; issued by OH) was born 28 Jul 1906 and died in Jul 1961. No locations are indicated. Ohio Deaths, 1908-1932, 2918-2007 states that Virgil died in Ironton, Lawrence Cnty, OH.
    • Virgil's Ohio Death Certificate (available from the Lawrence Cnty, OH, Health Dep't, Ironton, OH) provides that Virgil L. Massie, a truck driver, was born 28 Jul 1906 in Ohio, and died on 8 Jul 1961 in Ironton, OH, as the result of a heart attack (myocardial infarction). It indicates that his father was "Otha Massie" and his mother was "Alsesta Dunfee." Finally, it records that he was buried 11 Jul 1961 in the "Old Baptist" cemetery in Lawrence Cnty, OH.
    • Virgil's wife's obituary reports, in part:
      "... Sylvia Iris Massie, 87, Whitehall, died Saturday, Nov. 25, 1995 in the Park Medical Center, Columbus [OH]. ***
      "She was also preceded in death by her husband, Virgil Massie, in 1959 [sic]; *** "
      Obituary, Gallipolis [OH] Sunday Times Sentinel, p. 6 (26 Nov 1995).

  • Sources 
    1. [S174] Death Certificate|, Death Certificate.

    2. [S281] Social Security|, U.S. Social Security Admin., Social Security Death Index, (https://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=3693).

    3. [S132] Tombstone|, Tombstone.

    4. [S711] OH Deaths - 3 |, Ohio Dep't of Health, Ohio Deaths, 1908-1932, 1938-2007, (Ohio Dep't of Health, Columbus, OH; online database, http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=5763 and at: https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/1949341).

    5. [S40] Obituary|, Anonymous, "Obituary", (Sylvia I Wall; 26 Nov 1995).

    6. [S103] FindaGrave|, FindaGrave.com, (www.FindAGrave.com), 189109697.

    7. [S1068] OH Marriages - 6|, Ancestry.com, Ohio, County Marriage Records, 1774-1993, (Online database, http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=61378).