|Birth: ||Apr. 8, 1895|
Virginia Beach City
|Death: ||Nov. 9, 1991|
Laura Jane Whitehurst was the daughter of James Edward Whitehurst and his wife, Mahala Bruce. She married Arthur Beale Ansell on April 12, 1916 in what was then Princess Anne County, Virginia (now Virginia Beach city).
New information added June 7, 2012:
Princess Anne County, Virginia marriage records show the following -
"Married April 12, 1916 - Arthur B. Ansell, single, and Laura Jane Whitehurst, single - Arthur B. Ansell, age 31, born in and residing in Princess Anne County, Virginia, occupation Farmer, son of George W. Ansell and his wife, Sarah - Laura Jane Whitehurst, age 21, born in and residing in Princess Anne County, Virginia, daughter of James E. Whitehurst and his wife, Mahala"
Obituary (provided by FindAGrave member "Dottie"):
"Laura Whitehurst Ansell, 96, died Nov. 9, 1991, in Chesapeake.
Mrs. Ansell was born in Virginia Beach. She was the widow of Authur B. Ansell and was a member of Oak Grove Baptist Church.
Survivors include a daughter, Edna Spence; two sons, Melvin A. Ansell and Curtis J. Ansell; and two sisters, Bernice Henley and Verna Harrell, all of Virginia Beach; three grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
The graveside service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Tuesday in Oak Grove Baptist Church Cemetery by the Rev. Joseph Brewer. Friends may join the family at 5568 Buzzard Neck Road. Smith & Williams Funeral Home, Kempsville Chapel, is handling arrangements.
Virginian-Pilot, The (Norfolk, VA) - Monday, November 11, 1991; Section: LOCAL Page: D2"
James Edward Whitehurst (1870 - 1908)
Mahala Bruce Whitehurst (1875 - 1959)
Arthur Beale Ansell (1885 - 1962)*
Curtis J Ansell (____ - 2015)*
Edna Virginia Ansell Spence (1917 - 2012)*
Melvin Arthur Ansell (1923 - 2005)*
Aaron Washington Whitehurst (1893 - 1979)*
Laura Jane Whitehurst Ansell (1895 - 1991)
William Lonnie Whitehurst (1896 - 1978)*
Paul James Whitehurst (1902 - 1981)*
Marvin Devaney Whitehurst (1903 - 1977)*
Mahala Bernice Whitehurst Henley (1905 - 1997)*
Verna Ruth Whitehurst Harrell (1908 - 2000)*
Oak Grove Baptist Church Cemetery
Virginia Beach City
Plot: in graveyard behind church, row 1
Created by: JoAnn
Record added: Aug 16, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 20976285