Minnie Bell Riley

Female 1870 - 1961


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  • Born  26 Sep 1870  Loudoun County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender  Female 
    Died  14 Dec 1961  Boliver, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried  Edge Hill Cemetery, Charles Town, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID  I182  Virts
    Last Modified  23 Sep 2017 

    Father  James W. Riley,   b. 7 Sep 1845, Loudoun County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Jan 1918, Loudoun County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Martha Ann Griggs,   b. 14 Apr 1846, Harpers Ferry, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Nov 1934, Shenandoah Junction, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F16649  Group Sheet

    Family  Louis Joseph Virts,   b. 4 Jul 1869, Lovettsville, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Jan 1934, Shenandoah Junction, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  31 Mar 1889  Loudoun County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Children 
     1. James Elmer Virts,   b. 3 Jan 1890, Shenandoah Junction, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Sep 1927, Charles Town, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Raymond Lester Virts,   b. 13 Jun 1891, Shenandoah Junction, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Feb 1956, Charles Town, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Guy Leonard Virts,   b. 25 Oct 1893, Charles Town, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Oct 1961, Cumberland, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Lena Viola Virts,   b. 4 Dec 1894, Shenandoah Junction, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Jan 1984
     5. Garland Lewis Virts,   b. 7 Apr 1898, Shenandoah Junction, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Feb 1968, Charles Town, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. Nona E. Virts,   b. 22 May 1900, Jefferson County, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Oct 1981, Charles Town, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. Martha Louise Virts,   b. 27 Feb 1912, Shenandoah Junction, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Jan 1959, Winchester, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified  14 Nov 2012 
    Family ID  F103  Group Sheet

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    Minnie Bell Riley Virts
    Minnie Bell Riley Virts
    Minnie Bell Riley was born September 26, 1870 in Loudoun County Virginia and died December 14, 1961 in Harpers Ferry, West Virginia. She married Lewis Joseph Virts on March 20, 1889. Lewis was born July 4, 1869 in Lovettsville, Virginia to Joseph Lewis and Sarah A. Long Virts. He died January 30, 1934 in Shenandoah Junction, West Virginia. Both are buried in Edge Hill Cemetery, Charles Town, West Virginia.

  • Notes 
    • Obituary:

      Source Unknown. Mrs. Minnie, 91, of Shenandoah Junction died last night in the Locust Grove Rest Home at Harpers Ferry. The widow of L. J. Virts, she had spent practically her entire life in Jefferson County, where she came at the age of 17 years from Loudoun County, Va., where she was born September 26, 1870, a daughter of the late James and Martha Long Riley. Two daughters and a son survive. Mrs. Charles F. Snyder, of Shenandoah Junction, Mrs. Shirley E. Algar and Garland L. Virts of Charles Town; and one sister, Mrs. Charles Harding, of Mansfield, Oh.

  • Sources 
    1. [S5268] West Virginia Death Certificate No. 2923.

    2. [S572] Virginia, Marriages, 1785-1940.