Thursday, January 14, 2016

Albert Yoho

Albert Yoho

PARENTS: Jeremiah Yoho and Mary Jane Booth

BIRTH:  20 Aug 1877 on a farm on Brushey Ridge, Ella, WV
(Furnished by Faye Yoho Snyder)

PARENTS: Jeremiah Yoho and Mary Jane Booth

MARRIAGE: Albert Yoho and Allena L. Gatts were married on 24 Dec 1898 at the home of her parents, Samuel and Phoebe Gatts in Marshall Co., WV.  Officiating was David Burton. (G/207)
(Source: Marshall Co., WV, Marriage Book G, page 207)

RESIDENCES: Brushey Ridge, Marshall Co., WV until 1907 when he moved to Proctor, WV.  He purchased a home from Leonard Moore.  It was located between two general stores, Herrick Bros. and Proctor Merchandise Company.  There was a drilled well on the property and it was more or less a community well. Neighbors came to get their drinking water from it everyday.
(Furnished by Faye Yoho Snyder)

OCCUPATION: After 1907 Albert and Christopher Yoho owned and operated the Proctor Milling Company a feed mill at Proctor, WV.  At that time Proctor was a thriving little town and the mill was a prosperous business until the Depression.
(Furnished by Faye Yoho Snyder)

CENSUS: #240-242 Franklin District Marshall Co 1900
Yoho, Albert head 22 Aug 1877 m1 WV WV WV, Irena L wife 21 Feb 1879 m1 0/0 WV WV WV
(Furnished by Vernon Anderson)

Census: 1910, in Wetzel Co., WV, Proctor Dist., #165-172
    Albert Yoho, 33, 11 years, WV WV WV, bookkeeper
    Lima L., 32, 6/4, WV WV WV
    Nora B., 7, WV WV WV; Luster J., 5, WV WV WV
    Blanch A., 2, WV WV WV

Albert Yoho, 64, operator of the Proctor Milling company at Proctor [,WV] succumbed to a heart attack at noon Tuesday [April 1941] while enroute along the street near his home.  He had been active for 35 years or more at Proctor and was a member of the Christian church at that place.

Surviving are: his wife, Mrs. Lena Gatts Yoho and the following children: Mrs. Nora Rithner of Wellsburg; Lester Yoho of Hanlins Station, PA; Mrs. Audrey Farson of Canonsburg, PA; Miss Faye Yoho and Carl Yoho of Hollidays Cove; and Mrs. Wanda Bucy at home, also 14 grandchildren.

Funeral services were held in the Proctor Christian church Thursday afternoon at 2:00 o'clock and burial was in Northview cemetery.
[hand dated, Apr. 1942]
(Source: Wetzel County, WV Obituaries, Volume IV, 1994, p. 81, published by Wetzel County Genealogical Society - furnished by Darlene Bacon)

CEMETERY: Tombstone at the Northview Cemetery, New Martinsville, WV reads: YOHO; ALBERT/1877 - 1941; ALLENA L./1879 -1956.
(Source: Photograph furnished by Darlene Bacon)
14 January 2016

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