Charles Chester Virts[1]

Male 1870 - 1918


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  • Born  1870  Loudoun County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Male 
    Died  15 Mar 1918  West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried  Damon Cemetery, Newburg, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID  I4503  Virts
    Last Modified  8 Mar 2016 

    Father  James Madison Wix Virts,   b. 9 Feb 1840, Loudoun County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Mar 1927, Grafton, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Lydia Catharine Reed,   b. 29 Oct 1844, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Apr 1915, Keyser, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  8 Oct 1863  Evangelical Lutheran Church, Middletown, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F405  Group Sheet

    Family  Ida Catherine Constable,   b. 13 Mar 1873, St. George, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Nov 1962, Keyser, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  25 Dec 1892  Terra Alta, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Children 
     1. Virts,   b. 21 Jul 1893, Keyser, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Daisy Catherine Virts,   b. 27 Jun 1894, Cumberland, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Jun 1971, Mineral County, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Virts,   b. 18 Feb 1896, Keyser, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Dec 1897, Cumberland, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Frank Guy Virts,   b. 31 Mar 1898, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Jan 1967, Kingwood, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Verna Ellen Virts,   b. Sep 1900, Cumberland, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. James Ray Virts,   b. 3 Apr 1905, Cumberland, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Apr 1945, Rowlesburg, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. Jessie Frances Virts,   b. 21 May 1908, Newburg, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 May 1979, Rowlesburg, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     8. Nellie Edna Virts,   b. 19 May 1911, Newburg, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Feb 1977, Winchester, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified  8 Mar 2016 
    Family ID  F2057  Group Sheet

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    Charles Chester Virts and Ida Catherine Constable
    Charles Chester Virts and Ida Catherine Constable
    Charles was born in 1870 to James Madison Wix and Lydia Catherine Reed Virts. He died March 15, 1918 in West Virginia. He married Ida Catherine Constable on December 25, 1892. She was born March 13, 1873 in St. George, West Virginia and died November 28, 1962 in Keyser, West Virginia. Both are buried in Damon Cemetery, Newburg, West Virginia.

  • Notes 
    • Mountain Echo, March 16, 1918

      C.C. Virts, of Newburg, a well know Cumberland division engineer, who was operated upon at the city hospital Thursday for an inward goiter, was unable to withstand the severe operation and succumbed last Friday evening at 6:30 o'clock. The deceased gentleman leaves a wife and six children, two of whom are married and four at home. He was brother of Mrs. M.L. Matheny, of this city. The body was taken to Newburg for burial. Mr. Virts was highly respected citizen of Newburg and was a member of the town council and a prominent member of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows. He was aged forty-eight years old. Mr. Virts formerly resided here. He leaves a wife and six children, his father, J.W. Virts, one brother Yardmaster W.H. Virts, of Keyser, and two sisters, Mrs. Wm. Martin, Keyser, and Mrs. W.J. Shanholtzer, Newport News.

  • Sources 
    1. [S114] 1880 Census.

    2. [S1659] West Virginia Marriages, 1780-1970.