Woolverton, James Howard

Woolverton, James Howard

Male 1920 - 1998  (78 years)

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  • Name Woolverton, James Howard  [1, 2
    Born 7 Sep 1920  Brazil, Clay County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1935  Brazil, Clay County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Census 2 Apr 1940  Brazil, Clay County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Died 23 Nov 1998  Brazil, Clay County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 5
    Buried Summit Lawn Cemetery, Brazil, Clay County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I37641  Sackett | Descendants of Thomas Sacket the Elder, Descendants of Simon Sackett the Colonist
    Last Modified 26 Oct 2019 

    Father Woolverton, Robert Raymond,   b. 6 Oct 1890, Carbon, Clay County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Oct 1957  (Age 66 years) 
    Mother Brill, Mayme,   b. 28 Aug 1886, Harmony, Clay County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Nov 1971  (Age 85 years) 
    Married 4 Oct 1914  Clay County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 7
    Children 5 children 
     1. Woolverton, Cleo Ruth,   b. 14 Feb 1915, Brazil, Clay County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Aug 1987, Brazil, Clay County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
     2. Wolverton, Robert Earl Warren,   b. 6 Jul 1917, Brazil, Clay County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Jul 1990, Terre Haute, Vigo County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)
     3. Woolverton, James Howard,   b. 7 Sep 1920, Brazil, Clay County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Nov 1998, Brazil, Clay County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
    +4. Woolverton, Harry Douglas,   b. 4 Oct 1922, Brazil, Clay County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Oct 2003, Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)
    +5. Woolverton, Ila Mayme,   b. 16 Jul 1925, Brazil, Clay County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Aug 1989  (Age 64 years)
     
    Family ID F13282  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Burger, Dorothy June,   b. 8 Feb 1921, Brazil, Clay County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Unknown 
    Married 1 Feb 1947  Vigo County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Last Modified 26 Oct 2019 
    Family ID F13318  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Batchelor, Betty Joan,   b. 1 Mar 1932, Carbon, Clay County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Aug 2002, Clay County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years) 
    Married 18 Oct 1944  Brazil, Clay County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Last Modified 26 Oct 2019 
    Family ID F13324  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 7 Sep 1920 - Brazil, Clay County, Indiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1935 - Brazil, Clay County, Indiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 2 Apr 1940 - Brazil, Clay County, Indiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 18 Oct 1944 - Brazil, Clay County, Indiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 1 Feb 1947 - Vigo County, Indiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 23 Nov 1998 - Brazil, Clay County, Indiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Summit Lawn Cemetery, Brazil, Clay County, Indiana, USA Link to Google Earth
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    Pin Legend Address Cemetery Street/Feature Village/Neighborhood/Community Township/Parish City County/Shire State/Province Country Region Not Set

  • Notes 
    • https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/V1RZ-5P9
      1940 Census; Ward 2, Brazil, Brazil Township, Clay, Indiana
      SD No. 7; ED No. 11-3; Sheet No. 1A; April 2, 1940
      Household 7; Line 18
      Woverton, James, Son, M, W, 18, S, Indiana, Same House in 1935, Painter, Building Industry
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      United States World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946
      Name: James H Wolverton
      Name (Original): WOLVERTON JAMES H
      Event Type: Military Service
      Event Date: 05 Oct 1942
      Term of Enlistment: Enlistment for the duration of the War or other emergency, plus six months, subject to the discretion of the President or otherwise according to law
      Event Place: Indianapolis, Indiana, United States
      Residence Place: «tab»
      Race: White
      Citizenship Status: citizen
      Birth Year: 1920
      Birthplace: INDIANA
      Education Level: 4 years of high school
      Civilian Occupation: Decorators and window dressers
      Marital Status: Single, without dependents
      Military Rank: Private
      Army Branch: Branch Immaterial - Warrant Officers, USA
      Army Component: Selectees (Enlisted Men)
      Source Reference: Civil Life
      Serial Number: 35560867
      Affiliate Publication Title: Electronic Army Serial Number Merged File, ca. 1938-1946
      Affiliate ARC Identifier: 1263923
      Box Film Number: 09595.21
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      It is not clear what happened to the first wife of James H. Wolverton. We have the 1 Feb 1947 record of his marriage to Dorothy June Burger, b. 8 Feb 1921 . However, his Find A Grave memorial and the headstone picture indicates that his wife was Betty J. Wolverton, b. 3-1-1932.
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      United States Social Security Death Index
      Given Name: James
      Middle Name: H
      Surname: Wolverton
      Name Suffix: «tab»
      Birth Date: 7 September 1920
      Social Security Number: 303-28-5452
      State: Indiana
      Last Place of Residence: Indiana
      Previous Residence Postal Code: 47837
      Event Date: 23 November 1998
      Age: 78
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      Find A Grave Memorial
      James H Wolverton
      Birth: Sep. 7, 1921
      Death: Nov. 23, 1998

      Inscription:
      S Sgt US Army / World War II

      Note: buried with Betty J (b 3-1-1932)

      Burial:
      Summit Lawn Cemetery, Brazil, Clay County, Indiana, USA
      Plot: Section 1

      Created by: Wabash Valley Genealogy Society Cemetery Committee
      Record added: May 16, 2010
      Find A Grave Memorial# 52442647
      1 of 2 Headstone pictures added by: Wabash Valley Genealogy Society Cemetery Committee

  • Sources 
    1. [S543] Find A Grave (www.findagrave.com), Memorial# 52442647 (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S1077] WWII Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946, (https://familysearch.org).

    3. [S2402] Indiana, U.S., Birth Certificates, 1907-1940, (Ancestry.com) (Reliability: 3), 25 Oct 2019.
      Name: James Howard Wolverton
      Gender: Male
      Birth Date: 7 Sep 1920
      Birth Place: Brazil, Clay, Indiana, USA
      Registration Year: 1920
      Father: Robert Raymond Wolverton
      Mother: Mayme Brill
      Certificate Number: 46264
      Roll Number: 016
      Agency: Indiana State Dept. of Health
      Volume Range: 91 - 96

      Researched by Ted Smith

    4. [S814] 1940 U.S. Census (Reliability: 3), 1 Dec 2015.
      1940 Census, enumerated 2 Apr 1940 on McGuire St in Brazil city, Brazil Township, Clay County, Indiana, United States

      Household Role Gender Age Birthplace
      Robert Woverton Head M 50 Indiana
      Mayme Woverton Wife F 47 Indiana
      James Woverton Son M 18 Indiana
      Harry Woverton Son M 16 Indiana
      Ila Woverton Daughter F 14 Indiana
      Laura Brill Mother-in-law F 73 Indiana
      All lived in same house in 1935

      "United States Census, 1940," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:V1RZ-5PW : accessed 1 December 2015), Laura Brill in household of Robert Woverton, Ward 2, Brazil, Brazil Township, Clay, Indiana, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 11-3, sheet 1A, family 7, NARA digital publication T627 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 2012), roll 1032.

      Researched by Ted Smith

    5. [S1366] Indiana, U.S., Death Certificates, 1899-2011, (Ancestry.com) (Reliability: 3), 25 Oct 2019.
      Name: James Wolverton
      Gender: Male
      Race: White
      Age: 78
      Marital status: Married
      Birth Date: 7 Sep 1920
      Birth Place: Parke County, Indiana
      Death Date: 23 Nov 1998
      Death Place: Brazil, Clay, Indiana, USA
      Father: Robert Wolverton
      Mother: Mannie Wolverton
      Spouse: Betty Wolverton

      Researched by Ted Smith

    6. [S829] Indiana, Marriages, 1811-1959, (https://familysearch.org/), Page: 166 (Reliability: 3).
      https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/XXP5-GP4
      Indiana, Marriages, 1811-1959
      Name: Robert R Wolverton
      Event Type: Marriage
      Event Date: 04 Oct 1914
      Event Place: , Clay, Indiana
      Registration Place: , Clay, Indiana, United States
      Marriage License Date: 03 Oct 1914
      Residence Place: Brazil, , Indiana
      Gender: Male
      Age (Estimated): 24
      Race (Original): White
      Birth Date: 06 Oct 1890
      Birthplace: , Parke, Indiana
      Father's Name: C E Wolverton
      Mother's Name: Jenette Brown
      Spouse's Name: Mayme Brill
      Spouse's Residence Place: Brazil, , Indiana
      Spouse's Gender: Female
      Spouse's Age (Estimated): 28
      Spouse's Previous Marriage Number: «tab»
      Spouse's Race (Original): White
      Spouse's Birth Date: 20 Aug 1886
      Spouse's Birthplace: Harmony, , Indiana
      Spouse's Father's Name: Wm H Brill
      Spouse's Mother's Name: Laura E Sackett
      Officiator's Name: A L Duncan
      Page: 166
      Record Number: «tab»
      Reference ID: «tab»
      GS Film number: 001404542
      Digital Folder Number: 004476439
      Image Number: 00776
      Number of Images: 1
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      Page 166
      Application is hereby made for a license for the marriage of
      Robert R. wolverton to Mayme Brill
      Upon the Following Statement of Facts Relative to Said Parties:
      Male
      1. Full christian and surname of the man is; Robert R.
      Wolverton 2. Color; White
      3. Where born; Parke Co., Ind
      4. When born; Oct. 6, 1890
      5. Present residence; Brazil, Ind.
      6. Present occupation; Decorator
      8. Is the male contracting party of nearer blood kin to the female than second cousin? No
      9. Full chirstian and surname of father; C. E. Wolveron 10. His color; White
      11. His birthplace; Parke Co.
      12. His occupation; plasterer
      13. His residence; Brazil, Ind.
      14. Full christian and maiden name of mother: Jenette Brown
      15. Her color; White 16. Her occupation; housekeeper
      17. Her birthplace; Clay Co.
      18. Her residcence; Brazil, Ind
      21. Is this his first marriage? Yes
      Signature of applicant; Robert R. Wolverton
      Subscribed and sworn; 3 Oct. 1914

      Female
      1. The full christian and surname of the woman is; Mayme Brill
      2. Color; White
      3. Where born; Harmony, Ind
      4. When born; Aug 20, 1886
      5. Present residence; Brazil, Ind
      6. Present occupation; telephone Operator
      7. Full christian and surname of father; Wm H. Brill
      8. His color; White
      9. His birthplace; Clay Co., Ind.
      10. His occupation; miner
      11. His residence; Clay Co.
      12. Full christian and maiden name of mother; Laura E. Sackett
      13. Her color; White
      14. Her occupation; housekeeper
      15. Her birthplace; Cloverdale, Ind.
      16. Her residence; Clay Co.
      18. Is this her first marriage? Yes
      Signature of applicant; Mayme Brill
      Subscribed and sworn; 3 Oct. 1914
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      And afterwards, to-wit: on the 6th day of Oct. in the year of our Lord one thousand
      nine hundred 14 returned to and filed in this office of the clerk of said Court
      the following Certificate, to-wit:
      State O Indiana, Clay County, ss:
      I, A. L. Duncan, a Minister in said County, do certify that on
      the 4th day of Oct. 1914, I joined together as Husband and Wife,
      Robert R. wolverton and Mayme Brill
      Given under my hand, this 4th day of Oct. A.D. 1914
      A. L. Duncan

    7. [S815] Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007, (FamilySearch.org) (Reliability: 3), 23 Nov 2015.
      Name Robert R Wolverton
      Event Type Marriage
      Event Date 04 Oct 1914
      Event Place , Clay, Indiana
      Registration Place , Clay, Indiana, United States
      Marriage License Date 03 Oct 1914
      Residence Place Brazil, , Indiana
      Gender Male
      Age (Estimated) 24
      Race (Original) White
      Birth Date 06 Oct 1890
      Birthplace , Parke County, Indiana
      Father's Name C E Wolverton
      Father's Birth Place Parke County
      Father's Residence Brazil
      Mother's Name Jenette Brown
      Mother's Birth Place Clay County, Ind.
      Mother's Residence Brazil
      Spouse's Name Mayme Brill
      Spouse's Residence Place Brazil, , Indiana
      Spouse's Gender Female
      Spouse's Age (Estimated) 28
      Spouse's Race (Original) White
      Spouse's Birth Date 20 Aug 1886
      Spouse's Birthplace Harmony, , Indiana
      Spouse's Father's Name Wm H Brill
      Spouse's Father's Birth Place Clay County
      Spouse's Father's Residence Clay County
      Spouse's Mother's Name Laura E Sackett
      Spouse's Mother's Birth Place Cloverdale, Ind.
      Spouse's Mother's Residence Clay County
      First marriage for both
      Officiator's Name A L Duncan
      Page 166
      Number of Images 1

      "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XXP5-GPZ : accessed 23 November 2015), Robert R Wolverton and Mayme Brill, 04 Oct 1914; citing , Clay, Indiana, county clerk offices, Indiana; FHL microfilm 1,404,542.

      Researched by Ted Smith


    8. [S829] Indiana, Marriages, 1811-1959, (https://familysearch.org/), Page 319 (Reliability: 3).
      https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/27KK-HKF
      Indiana, Marriages, 1811-1959
      Name: James Howard Wolverton
      Event Type: Marriage
      Event Date: 01 Feb 1947
      Event Place: , Vigo, Indiana
      Registration Place: Vigo, Indiana, United States
      Marriage License Date: 01 Feb 1947
      Residence Place: Brazil, , Indiana
      Gender: Male
      Age (Estimated): 27
      Race (Original): White
      Birth Date: 07 Sep 1920
      Birthplace: Brazil, Clay, Indiana
      Father's Name: Robert Raymond Wolverton
      Mother's Name: Mayme Brill
      Spouse's Name: Dorothy June Burger
      Spouse's Residence Place: Clinton, , Indiana
      Spouse's Gender: Female
      Spouse's Age (Estimated): 26
      Spouse's Previous Marriage Number: «tab»
      Spouse's Race (Original): White
      Spouse's Birth Date: 08 Feb 1921
      Spouse's Birthplace: Brazil, , Indiana
      Spouse's Father's Name: Roy O Burger
      Spouse's Mother's Name: Ruth Elenor Parsons
      Officiator's Name: R C Dillman
      Page: 319
      Record Number: «tab»
      Reference ID: «tab»
      GS Film number: 001906342
      Digital Folder Number: 007030792
      Image Number: 00552
      Number of Images: 1

    9. [S2236] Indiana, Marriage Certificates, 1960-2005, (Ancestry.com) (Reliability: 3), 25 Oct 2019.
      Name: Betty Joan Mc Call
      Gender: Female
      Age: 33
      Birth Place: Parke County
      Marriage Place: Indiana, USA
      Spouse: James Howard Wolverton


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