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Re: George W. Pack
Posted by: Ted Pack (ID *****6680) Date: May 14, 2010 at 08:26:12
In Reply to: George W. Pack by Judith Churchill of 1807

Without any dates or places to go on, you'd need someone who was vastly experienced, incredibly intelligent, and, above all, devilishly handsome to be able to find anything for you.

BOY, are you lucky!

Loudon, Kanawha, West Virginia

Name, Relation Marital Status Gender Race Age Birthplace Occupation Father's Birthplace Mother's Birthplace
George PACK, Self, M, Male, W, 28, WV, Works On Farm, ---, ---,
Sophronia PACK, Wife, M, Female, W, 25, WV, Keeping House, WV, WV,
E.J. PACK, Dau, S, Female, W, 4, WV, At Home, WV, WV,
M.A. PACK, Dau, S, Female, W, 2, WV, At Home, WV, WV,
Cora P. PACK, Dau, S, Female, W, 2M, WV, At Home, WV, WV,
married Sept 17, 1873
He is 21, she 18.
she dies.
Name: Sophrona Ann/Pack
Sex: Female
Death Date: 23 Mar 1922
Death Place: Charleston, Kanawha, West Virginia
Age at Death: 69y 1m 28d
Father: John Medley

George is right above her, probably; a George Pack died March 13, but his age is off by 2, so I can't tell if he is ours. He probably is. His other death record is more accurate.
has Sophrona's mother as "Miss Gimmoz", maybe - it is VERY hard to read. Might be "Gummor".
has George, indexed as "Geo W". No parents, though.

(Census entries from Ancestry, although the LDS "Pilot" has some. All names as indexed, not necessarily as written or as they should be.)

1900: Conley, Kanawha, West Virginia; Roll T623_1762; Page: 21A; Enumeration District: 55.

George W Pack 48
Fronia Pack 45
Julia Pack 14
Leander Pack 11
Augustus Pack 7
Nettie Pack 3
Rose Pack 10
Caroline Pack 16

1910: London, Kanawha, West Virginia; Roll T624_1685; Page: 4A; Enumeration District: 84; Image: 272.

S H Pauley 44
Liza Pauley 34
George Pauley 22
Johno S Pauley 10
Farest Pauley 8
Florence Pauley 3
Elbert Pauley 11/12
Safrane Pack 56 M-in-L
Gladys Pack 8 niece
Leuis Pauley 12 nephew
Gus Pack 16 bro-in-L (Augstus)

There is a George Pack, age 57, in the WV penitentiary in Moundsville Ward 2, Marshall, West Virginia in the 1910. If he is ours, it would explain why Sophrona was with her daughter.

1920: Charleston Ward 8, Kanawha, West Virginia; Roll T625_1958; Page: 11B; Enumeration District: 101; Image: 483.

George W Pach 66 [65]
Safrona A Pach 65
has a lot on Sophrona and George's kids - more than I want to copy and paste here.

1860: , Kanawha, Virginia; Roll M653_1356; Page: 74; Image: 79; Family History Library Film: 805356.

Margaret Gunnoe 55
Sarah J Gunnoe 22
John Gunnoe 21
George Gunnoe 19
Julia A Gunnoe 18
William H Gunnoe 16
Sabina A Medley 4
Charles H B Medley 2
James Mcgraugh 3

"Sabina" is probably your Sophrona, living with her grandmother. The handwriting is very clear, 150 years later; it says "Gunnoe". Wm. Blaine, assistant Marshall, has been dead for a long time, but his work lives on. I wish the 1922 death cert had been as clear.

I can't find either one in 1870. Sorry. And, there isn't an aged parent living with them in 1900, 1910 or 1920. George's parents are a mystery to me.

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