Saturday, March 16, 2019

Jasper Gilkerson, Sr., fifth cousin once removed

Born February 12, 1925 in West Virginia.

Died April 16, 1982 in Ross County, Ohio.

Buried in the Samuel Damron Cemetery, Ferguson, Wayne County, West Virginia.

Son of Hansford Gilkerson and Lou Mathews.

Married Angeline Clark in 1951.

Children: Maxine and Jasper, Jr.


Saturday, March 9, 2019

Ruby Chaffin Dierdorff, fourth cousin twice removed

Born September 21, 1925 in Webb, Wayne County, West Virginia.

Died July 2, 2013 in Huntington, Cabell County, West Virginia.

Buried in White Chapel Memorial Gardens, Barboursville, Cabell County, West Virginina.

Daughter of Christopher Chaffin and America Perry.

Married Richard Raymond Dierdorff.

Children: Joe Allen and Donald Ray.

Ruby was a nurse.

Photo via Robin Hager

Saturday, March 2, 2019

George Clifford Flint, eighth cousin three times removed

Born March 13, 1869 in San Juan Bautista, San Benito County, California.

 Died August 14, 1932 in Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California.

Buried in the San Juan Bautista Cemetery, San Juan Bautista, San Benito County, California.

Son of Benjamin Flint and Caroline Lavinia Getchell.

Married Maud Alma Healy in 1897.

Among other things, George was a real estate agent.

Photo via Verona Flint

Saturday, February 23, 2019

Flossie Margurette Ballard Holyoak, eighth cousin three times removed

Born December 10, 1892 in Draper, Salt Lake County, Utah.

Died April 14, 1918 in Cowley, Big Horn County, Wyoming.

Buried in Cowley Cemetery, Cowley, Big Horn County, Wyoming.

Daughter of Winfield Scott Ballard and Sarah Ann Terry.

Married Lorence Holyoak in Utah.

One stillborn child; Flossie died in childbirth.

Photo via Redriver

Saturday, February 16, 2019

Bassford Case Getchell, eigth cousin three times removed

Born July 5, 1904 in Baring, Washington County, Maine.

Died October 13, 1998 in Rocky River, Cuyahoga County, Ohio.

Son of Frederick G. Getchell and Myra C. Marvell.

Married Helen Predergast on November 29, 1934 in Cuyahoga County, Ohio.

Bassord was a professor of mathematics.