Charles William Fenton Virts

Male 1844 - 1940


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  • Born  31 Dec 1844  Loudoun County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Male 
    Died  14 Jan 1940  Waterford, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried  Waterford Union of Churches Cemetery, Waterford, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID  I360  Virts
    Last Modified  23 Jul 2015 

    Father  Henry William Virts,   b. 30 Jul 1817, Lovettsville, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Jun 1882, Waterford, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Lydia Ann Warner,   b. 11 Oct 1822, Loudoun County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Jul 1919, Waterford, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  24 Jul 1843  Frederick County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F85  Group Sheet

    Family  Virginia Tacy Myers,   b. 22 Jul 1847, Loudoun County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 May 1908, Waterford, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  18 Sep 1867  Loudoun County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Annie Virginia Virts,   b. 2 Jan 1867, Waterford, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Oct 1871, Waterford, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Orra Bell Virts,   b. 1 Jan 1869, Waterford, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Oct 1871, Waterford, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Charles Cortney Virts,   b. 19 Aug 1871, Waterford, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Feb 1885, Waterford, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Ernest E. Virts,   b. 3 Dec 1873, Loudoun County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Dec 1873, Hamilton, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Oscar C. Virts,   b. 7 Aug 1877, Loudoun County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Mar 1941, Cumberland, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. Carrie Lee Virts,   b. 15 Jun 1885, Waterford, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Dec 1965, Purcellville, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. Mary E. Virts,   b. 1895,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified  7 Oct 2012 
    Family ID  F212  Group Sheet

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    Charles William Fenton Virts
    Charles William Fenton Virts
    Charles William Fenton Virts was born December 31, 1844 in Loudoun County, Virginia to Henry William and Lydia Ann Warner Virts. He died on January 14, 1940 in Waterford, Virginia. He married Virginia Tracy Myers on September 18, 1867. She was born July 22, 1847 in Loudoun County and died May 31, 1908 in Waterford. Both are buried in the Union Cemetery in Waterford.

    Documents
    Charles William Fenton Virts Civil War Documents
    Charles William Fenton Virts Civil War Documents

    Headstones
    Charles William Fenton Virts (1844-1940) Headstone
    Charles William Fenton Virts (1844-1940) Headstone

    Histories
    Aged Mothers, Sisters, Gave Sons to Opposite Causes in the Civil War
    Aged Mothers, Sisters, Gave Sons to Opposite Causes in the Civil War

  • Notes 
    • Obituary:

      Source Unknown. Charles W. Virts, 95, last of the Loudoun Rangers in
      the county died at his home at Waterford. He is survived by two children, Mrs. Carrier Furr at home and Oscar Virts of Cumberland, Md., two grandchildren, Mary Frances Furr and John Henry Furr. Interment was in the Union Cemetery.

      Civil War Notes:

      Charles was the son of, Henry and Lydia Ann Warner Virts. He was 5 feet 9 inches in height with a fair complexion, gray eyes and light colored hair. He enlisted at the age of 19 on February 29, 1864 at Point of Rocks, Maryland into Company A, Loudoun County Independent Rangers, Virginia by Captain J. C. Means for a 3 year enlistment.
      He was mustered out on May 31, 1865 at Bolivair, Virginia. He had a clothing account due to him for $13.96 and was shown as having a $100.00, bounty due.
      He is buried in the Waterford Union Cemetery and has a Civil War headstone, Case Number 41565, May 1, 1940.
      The following information appears on his Muster Rolls:

      1.?tab?Company.- Mar/Apr 1864 - Present
      2.?tab?Company - May/Jun 1864 - Present
      3.?tab?Company - Jul/Aug 1864 - Present
      4.?tab?Company - Sep/Oct 1864 - Present
      5.?tab?Company - Nov/Dec 1864 - Present
      6.?tab?Company - Jan/Feb 1865 - Present
      7.?tab?Company - Mar/Apr 1865 - Present

      The following information appears on his Returns:

      1.?tab?March 1865, Absent - Detailed by order, General Stevenson for duty in Harpers Ferry, ?tab?Virginia.
      2.?tab?April 1865 Absent - By order on duty with Capt. Andrews, Harpers Ferry, Virginia.