Wednesday, April 6, 2016

Joseph Henry

Joseph Henry

PARENTS: William Alexander Henry and Ida L. Parsons

RESIDENCES: 521 Martin Ave., New Martinsville, WV

OCCUPATION: Retired locomotive engineer of the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad

ORGANIZATIONS: Member of Wetzel Lodge No., 39, A.F. and A.M.; Marne Post No. 28, American Legion; Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers.

Joseph Henry, 63, of 521 Martin Ave., New Martinsville, [WV], a retired Baltimore and Ohio locomotive Engineer, died Tuesday [13 Jan 1959] at 4 p.m. in the Wetzel County Hospital [New Martinsville, Wetzel Co., WV].

He was born at Fairview, Marshall County, Oct. 6, 1895, a son of William and Ida Parsons Henry and was a member of Wetzel Lodge No. 39, A.F. and A.M., Marne Post No. 28, American Legion and the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers.

Surviving are his widow, Hazel Gilger Henry; two sons, William H. of Bridgeport, W.Va., and Robert J. of Marietta; one sister, Mrs. Lee Francis of New Martinsville.

Friends may call at the Wharton and Ellis Funeral Home, after 4 p.m. today where services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday with Rev. W.S. Slider and S.B. Sawyer officiating. Burial will be in Northview Cemetery [New Martinsville, Wetzel Co., WV].  Members of Wetzel Lodge No. 39, A.F. and A.M. will conduct graveside rites.
(Source: hand dated clipping, b. 6 Oct 1895, d. 13 Jan 1959 - found in Tri-County Researcher, p. 633 and 902 - furnished by Vernon Anderson)
6 April 2016

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