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Re: Looking for info on Doesey Fraknlin Rife b 7/7/1859
Posted by: Susan Nass (ID *****9061) Date: February 03, 2009 at 16:28:20
In Reply to: Looking for info on Doesey Fraknlin Rife b 7/7/1859 by David Taylor of 321

Hello David,

I have no connection with this family nor any names posted here. Saw your query and this is what I have found:

1930 United States Federal Census
about Dorsey F Rife
Name: Dorsey F Rife
Home in 1930: Big Lick, Roanoke, Virginia
Age: 70
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1860
Birthplace: Virginia
Relation to Head of House: Head
Spouse's Name: Virginia A
Race: White

Household Members: Name Age
Dorsey F Rife 70, head, owned home, $2,000, married at 35, b. VA, parents b. VA, laborer, R.R. shops
Virginia A Rife 64, wife, married at 29, b. VA, parents b. VA
George W Rife 30, son, b. VA, machinist, R.R. shops
Homer H Rife 27, son, b. VA, pipe fitter, R.R. Shops
Ruth M Taylor 24, daughter, married at 23, b. VA
Stanley S Rife 17, son, b. VA
Earl D Taylor 0/12, grandson, b. VA

Old Rocky Mtn Road

Source Citation: Year: 1930; Census Place: Big Lick, Roanoke, Virginia; Roll: 2458; Page: 20A; Enumeration District: 4; Image: 288.0.

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1920 United States Federal Census
about Dorsey F Rife
Name: Dorsey F Rife
Home in 1920: Big Lick, Roanoke, Virginia
Age: 60 years
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1860
Birthplace: Virginia
Relation to Head of House: Head
Spouse's Name: Virginia A
Father's Birth Place: Virginia
Mother's Birth Place: Virginia
Marital Status: Married
Race: White
Sex: Male
Home owned: Own
Able to read: Yes
Able to Write: Yes

Household Members: Name Age
Dorsey F Rife 60, head, b. VA, laborer, Railroad shops
Virginia A Rife 54, wife, b. VA
David F Rife 23, son, b. VA,
Joseph H Rife 18, son, b. VA, laborer, railroad shops
Homs<Homer> H Rife 16, son
Sarah M R Rife 14, daughter
Virginia M Rife 11, daughter
Stanley S Rife 7, son

Source Citation: Year: 1920;Census Place: Big Lick, Roanoke, Virginia; Roll: T625_1908; Page: 5B; Enumeration District: 117; Image: 177.

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1910 United States Federal Census
about Dossie F Rife
Name: Dossie F Rife
Age in 1910: 50
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1860
Birthplace: Virginia
Relation to Head of House: Head
Father's Birth Place: Virginia
Mother's Birth Place: Virginia
Spouse's Name: Virginia A
Home in 1910: Staunton, Bedford, Virginia
Marital Status: Married
Race: White
Gender: Male

Household Members: Name Age
Dossie F Rife 50, head, marriage 1, married 14 yrs, b. VA, farmer
Virginia A Rife 49, wife, marriage 1, married 14 yrs, 7 children, 7 living 1910, b. VA
David F Rife 13, son
George W Rife 11, son
Charles W Rife 10, son
Joseph H Rife 8, son
Hannah H Rife 6, daughter <says son on image>
Ruth M Rife 4, daughter
Vergie M Rife 1 10/12, daughter

Source Citation: Year: 1910; Census Place: Staunton, Bedford, Virginia; Roll: T624_1622; Page: 5B; Enumeration District: 17; Image: 802.

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1900 United States Federal Census
about Dorsey Rife
Name: Dorsey Rife
[Dorsey F Drefs]
Home in 1900: Staunton, Bedford, Virginia
Age: 40
Birth Date: Jul 1859
Birthplace: Virginia
Race: White
Ethnicity: American
Gender: Male
Relationship to head-of-house: Son
Father's Name: David
Father's Birthplace: Virginia
Mother's Name: Margaret
Mother's Birthplace: Virginia
Spouse's Name: Virginia
Marriage Year: 1896
Marital Status: Married
Years Married: 4
Residence : Staunton District, Bedford, Virginia

Household Members: Name Age
David Rife 73, head, b. Feb. 1827, married 42 yrs, b. VA, parents b. VA, miller
Margaret Rife 72, wife, b. Jan. 1828, married 42 yrs, 4 children, 4 living 1900, b. VA, parents b. VA
Dorsey Rife 40, son, b. July 1854, married 4 yrs, b. VA, farmer
Virginia Rife 30, daughter in law, b. Nov. 1869, married 4 yrs, 3 children, 3 living in 1900, b. VA, parents b. VA
Josiah M Rife 32, son, b. Oct. 1867, VA, carpenter
David Rife 38, son, b. Nov. 1861, VA, miller
David Rife 3, grandson
George Rife 1, grandson
Charles Rife 4/12, grandson

Source Citation: Year: 1900; Census Place: Staunton, Bedford, Virginia; Roll: T623_1701 Page: 3B; Enumeration District: 17.

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1870 United States Federal Census
about Dorsey F Rife
Name: Dorsey F Rife
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1859
Age in 1870: 11
Birthplace: Virginia
Home in 1870: District 3, Augusta, Virginia
Race: White
Gender: Male
Post Office: Mount Sidney

Household Members: Name Age
David M Rife 43, head, miller, $600, $430, b. VA
Martha Rife 42, wife, b. VA
Dorsey F Rife 11, son <++++++++++++
David H Rife 8, son
Daniel L Rife 6, son
Josiah M Rife 3, son

Source Citation: Year: 1870; Census Place: District 3, Augusta, Virginia; Roll: M593_1634; Page: 114; Image: 5
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Regards,
Susan Nass
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