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 James Robert Burnfield

James Robert Burnfield

Birth
Washington County, Ohio, USA
Death 25 Feb 1964 (aged 80)
Wood County, West Virginia, USA
Burial Belpre, Washington County, Ohio, USA
Plot Sec 1 Row 2
Memorial ID 101029135 · View Source
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S/O Thomas R. Burnfield and Lucy Johnson.

U.S. National Homes for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers revealed James enlisted in Co C Batt 5 on Dec 27, 1907 in Ohio and was discharged on Jul 5, 1908 at Leaven Worth Kansas. He re-enlisted in the same company on Jul 7 1908 at Leaven Worth Kansas and was discharged on Jul 5, 1911 at Fort Sill, Oklahoma.

Marriage record revealed James Robert Burnfield and Freda May Wolfe applied for a marriage license and married on Mar 11, 1913 in Parkersburg, Wood Co, West Virginia. He was 29 and she was 19 years old, consent was filed.

The WWI draft card 1918 revealed James was a machinist helper. He was tall and slender had dark brown eyes and black hair.

The 1920 census revealed they were living in Parkersburg, Wood Co, West Virginia. Household members; James Brunfield (33) and Freda Brunfield (27).

The 1930 census revealed household members; James R Burnfield (46), Freda M Burnfield (36), Helen L Burnfield (7), Elizabeth J Burnfield (6) and Mary S Burnfield (0).

U.S. National Homes for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers revealed James Robert Burnfield was admitted on Jun 6, 1932 at the age of 49 for bullet in R flank that caused severe pain when he lifted his arm so it was removed, he was discharged on Aug 16, 1932.

The 1940 census revealed Fredas half sister Garnett V Meddaugh was living with them. Household members; James R Burnfield (56), Freda M Burnfield (46), Elizabeth J Burnfield (17), Marey S Burnfield (10), Lucien L Karr (22), Helen L Karr (18), James L Karr (1) and Garnett V Meddaugh (32).

The WWII draft card 1942 revealed James was 59 and unemployed. He was 5' 10" and 140 lbs. he had brown eyes, grey hair and a ruddy complection.


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  • Created by: Janice Oberlin Smarr
  • Added: 20 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 101029135
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for James Robert Burnfield (17 May 1883–25 Feb 1964), Find A Grave Memorial no. 101029135, citing Rockland Cemetery, Belpre, Washington County, Ohio, USA ; Maintained by Janice Oberlin Smarr (contributor 47231132) .