Della Bessie Virts

Female 1882 - 1939


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  • Born  8 Aug 1882  Lovettsville, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender  Female 
    Died  22 Sep 1939  Lovettsville, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Buried  Mount Olivet United Methodist Church Cemetery, Lovettsville, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID  I22  Virts
    Last Modified  21 Apr 2017 

    Father  James Marion Virts,   b. 14 Dec 1848, Loudoun County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Oct 1933, Lovettsville, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Mary Elisabeth Leigh,   b. 1849, Loudoun County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Mar 1926, Lovettsville, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  10 Mar 1873  Harpers Ferry, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F8  Group Sheet

    Family  Charles William Kidwell,   b. 23 Dec 1873, Lovettsville, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Nov 1953, Brunswick, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  15 Aug 1901  Lovettsville, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Children 
     1. Carrie Ruth Kidwell,   b. 8 Apr 1900, Lovettsville, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Feb 1954, Norfolk, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Charles William Kidwell, Jr.,   b. 1902, Lovettsville, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1902, Lovettsville, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Naomi V. Kidwell,   b. 6 Oct 1903, Lovettsville, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Jul 1919, Lovettsville, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Bessie Elizabeth Kidwell,   b. 22 Jan 1912, Lovettsville, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 May 1975, Baltimore, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Dorothy Mae Kidwell,   b. 20 Oct 1914, Lovettsville, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Mar 1980, Winchester, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. Hazel Pauline Kidwell,   b. 6 Jan 1919, Lovettsville, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Oct 1988, Frederick, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. James William Kidwell,   b. 24 Dec 1921, Loudoun County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Jul 1922, Loudoun County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified  14 Nov 2012 
    Family ID  F14  Group Sheet

  • Photos
    Charles William Kidwell and Della Bessie Virts
    Charles William Kidwell and Della Bessie Virts
    Della Bessie Virts was born August 8, 1882 in Lovettsville, Virginia to James Marion and Mary Elisabeth Leigh Virts. She died September 22, 1939 in Lovettsville. She married Charles William Kidwell on August 22, 1901. He was born March 10, 1873 in Loudoun County Virginia and died November 22, 1953 in Brunswick, Maryland. Both are buried in the Mount Olivet Methodist Cemetery in Lovettsville, Virginia.

    Headstones
    Charles William Kidwell (1873-1953) and Della Bessie Virts (1882-1939) Headstone
    Charles William Kidwell (1873-1953) and Della Bessie Virts (1882-1939) Headstone

    Albums
    James Marion Virts and Mary Elisabeth Leigh
    James Marion Virts and Mary Elisabeth Leigh (16)

  • Notes 
    • Loudoun Times Mirror, September 1939

      Mrs. Della B. Kidwell died at her home near Lovettsville on Friday from cerebral hemorrhage, following three years of invalidism. Mrs. Kidwell, 57 years of age, was the wife of Charles Kidwell and the daughter of the late Marion Virts and Mary E. Lay Virts of Lovettsville District. She is survived by her husband, four daughters, Mrs. Carrie McHarlan, Norfolk, Mrs. Bessie Anderson, Lovettsville, Miss Dorothy Kidwell, Silver Spring, Md., Miss Haze Kidwell at home; four brothers, Oscar, Elbert, Thomas, and Charles all of Lovettsville; two sisters, Mrs. William Everhart, Lovettsville and Mrs. Maggie Nuse, near Harpers Ferry. Interment was in Mt. Olivet Methodist Cemetery, Lovettsville.

  • Sources 
    1. [S749] Loudoun County Virginia Birth Register 1880-1896.

    2. [S8749] Virginia Death Certificate No. 22704.

    3. [S651] Loudoun Times Mirror, September 1939.

    4. [S875] Mount Olivet United Methodist Church, Lovettsville, Virginia, Marriage Records.