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William R. Wann
Male 1913 - 1996

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  • Birth  25 Feb 1913  McDowell Co. WV Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Public Records Index, Volume 2
      Name: William R Wann
      Birth Date: 25 Feb 1913
      Address: 617 High Plain Dr, Bel Air, MD, 21014-5274
    Gender  Male 
    Died  27 Sep 1996  Baltimore, MD Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Social Security Death Index
      Name: William R. Wann
      SSN: 230-03-7693
      Last Residence: 21234 Baltimore, Baltimore, Maryland
      BORN: 25 Feb 1913
      Died: 27 Sep 1996
      State (Year) SSN issued: Virginia (Before 1951)
    Person ID  I27642  Master File
    Last Modified  06 Jul 2017 
     
    Father  Edmund Winthrop Wann,   b. 18 Jan 1877, Tazewell Co., VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Oct 1961, Marion, Smyth Co. VA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Rosa Elizabeth (Bethie) BEAVERS,   b. Jun 1894, McDowell Co. WV Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1920 
    Married  04 Jan 1911  McDowell Co. WV Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F6131  Group Sheet
     
    Family  Mildred Lester,   b. ca 1917, McDowell Co. WV Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  17 May 1941  McDowell Co. WV Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified  31 Oct 2014 
    Family ID  F11959  Group Sheet
     
  • Notes 
    • CENSUS RECORDS

      1920 United States Federal Census
      Name: Billie Wann
      Age: 8
      Birth Year: abt 1912
      Birthplace: West Virginia
      Home in 1920: Big Creek, McDowell, West Virginia
      Race: White
      Gender: Male
      Relation to Head of House: Boarder
      Marital Status: Single
      Father's Birthplace: Virginia
      Mother's Birthplace: West Virginia
      Attended School: Yes
      Household Members:
      Vicy Beavers 43 [grandmother]
      Walter Beavers 16
      Marie Beavers 12
      Barnes Beavers 10
      Maggie Beavers 8
      Walter Barnes 33 [boarder] later married Vicy Beavers
      J C Harrison 40 [48] [boarder]
      J C Clark 27[boarder]
      Bob L Jackson 32 [boarder]
      E W Wann 40
      Billie Wann 8
      Ralph Wann 5

      1930 United States Federal Census
      Name: William Barnes [Wann]
      Gender: Male
      Birth Year: abt 1914
      Birthplace: West Virginia
      Race: White
      Home in 1930: Big Creek, McDowell, West Virginia
      Marital Status: Single
      Relation to Head of House: Son [grandson]
      Father's Birthplace: Virginia
      Mother's name: Vicy Barnes [grandmother]
      Mother's Birthplace: Virginia
      Household Members:
      Vicy Barnes 55
      William Barnes 16 [Wann]
      Ralph Barnes 14 [Wann]
      Bill Winters 39 [boarder]
      John Culverson 23 [boarder]
      Troy Steele 21 [boarder]
      Kermit Earles 41 [boarder]
      Thomas Earles 29 [boarder]
      Fay Woods 18 [servant]

      1940 United States Federal Census
      Name: William R Wann
      Respondent: Yes
      Age: 26
      Estimated Birth Year: abt 1914
      Gender: Male
      Race: White
      Birthplace: West Virginia
      Marital Status: Single
      Relation to Head of House: Head
      Home in 1940: Browns Creek, McDowell, West Virginia
      Farm: No
      Inferred Residence in 1935: Rural, Tazewell, Virginia
      Residence in 1935: Rural, Tazewell, Virginia
      Resident on farm in 1935: No
      Occupation: Clerk
      Industry: Coal Co Store
      House Owned or Rented: Rented
      Value of Home or Monthly Rental if Rented: $5
      Attended School or College: No
      Highest Grade Completed: College, 1st year
      Hours Worked Week Prior to Census: 70
      Class of Worker: Wage or salary worker in private work
      Weeks Worked in 1939: 52
      Income: $980
      Income Other Sources: No
      Household Members:
      William R Wann 26

      NEWSPAPER ARTICLES
      Bluefield [WV] Daily Telegraph; 31 May 1931

      Billy Wann of War, was visiting his uncle. G. W. Beavers, this week

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      Bluefield [WV] Daily Telegraph; 14 June 1931

      Billy Wann spent last Sunday in Tazewell with his grandmother, Mrs. W. W. Barnes.

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      Bluefield [WV] Daily Telegraph; November 27, 1932

      Billie Wann, student of Harrison Military academy, Roanoke, is spending the Thanksgiving holidays here.

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      Bluefield [WV] Daily Telegraph; 19 Jan 1933

      Billy and Ralph Wann, of Tazewell, were visiting friends here Wednesday afternoon.

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      Bluefield [WV] Daily Telegraph; 28 May 1939

      Bill Wann has returned here after working at McComas for the past two weeks.

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      Bluefield [WV] Daily Telegraph; 10 Nov 1940

      Bill Wann of Eckman, has accepted a position at the Community building.

      MILITARY RECORDS

      World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946
      Name: William R Wann
      Birth Year: 1913
      Race: White, citizen (White)
      Nativity State or Country: West Virginia
      State of Residence: Maryland
      County or City: Baltimore City
      Enlistment Date: 15 May 1945
      Enlistment State: Maryland
      Enlistment City: Baltimore
      Grade: Private

      Source: Civil Life
      Education: 4 years of high school
      Civil Occupation: Semiskilled chauffeurs and drivers, bus, taxi, truck, and tractor
      Marital Status: Married