Joseph Tilghman Virts

Male 1872 - 1945


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  • Born  3 Jun 1872  Hillsboro, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Male 
    Died  7 Feb 1945  Mechanicsburg, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried  Somerford Cemetery, Somerford, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID  I873  Virts
    Last Modified  18 Apr 2017 

    Father  George Washington Virts,   b. 1 Jan 1841, Loudoun County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 May 1929, Loudoun County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Sarah Ann Painter,   b. 8 Aug 1835, Loudoun County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Apr 1880, Neersville, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  11 Jun 1862  Frederick County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F356  Group Sheet

    Family  Olivia Orrison,   b. 27 Jun 1867, Loudoun County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Feb 1954, Nation Chapel, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  21 Feb 1895  Loudoun County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Children 
     1. Leonard Thomas Virts,   b. 16 May 1896, Loudoun County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Apr 1971, Mechanicsburg, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. George Henry Virts, Sr.,   b. 2 Feb 1899, Loudoun County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Aug 1980, London, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified  14 Nov 2012 
    Family ID  F518  Group Sheet

  • Notes 
    • Blue Ridge Herald, February 15, 1945

      Joseph T. Virts, son of G. W. and Sarah Painter Virts, was born June 3, 1872 in Loudoun County, Virginia, and departed this life Feb. 7, 1945, aged 72 years, 8 months, and 4 days at White Cross Hospital, Columbus, Ohio. He was united in marriage to Olevia Orrison of Virginia, Feb. 21, 1895. He is survived by his wife, Olevia, sons, Leonard T. Virts of Nation Chapel, and George H. Virts of Pitchin. Three grandchildren, Mrs. Warder Poland of Catawba, Ohio, George, Jr. and Mary Ann Virts of Pitchin. One granddaughter Clara Virginia Virts, having preceded him in death. Two great-granddaughters Betty Louise and Wanda Ruth Poland of Catawba, Ohio. Two brothers, C. W. Virts of Catawba, Ohio and E. J. Virts of Hillsboro, Va. One brother William having preceded him in death. Two sisters Delilah Swope of Knoxville, Maryland and Mrs. Jennie Vickers of Virginia He resided in Virginia until the year 1899 when he with his family moved to Ohio. Residing for a number of years near Catawba. After which they moved to the present community where he resided until his death. He was a farmer all of his life.

  • Sources 
    1. [S576] Ohio, Deaths, 1908-1953.

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