.         Richard Freel Largen, 1878 - 1963, s/o Vincent Largen
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.                                                                  author: Michael D. Nestor, email: mdn3557@yahoo.com

2113   Richard Freel Largen,5                                                                    211   (Vincent,4,Rebecca,3,Sarah,2,William,1)
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.                 b 21 Jul 1878 Carroll Co, Va; d 19 Apr 1963 Glace, Monroe Co, WVa (SSN 236-54-0335), "age 84, of myocardial infarction,
.                    arteriosclerotic heart disease, s/o Vincent Largen and Louzetta Shockley", bur Laurel Fork Primitive Baptist Church Cem,
.                    Carroll Co.  Informant for his death cert: W.E. Largen of Glace, WVa.
.                    His WW I draft reg card gives his birth as 22 Jun 1877 and his WW II draft card gives it as 21 Jun 1877.
.                    Some sources give his and Nancy's burial site as Vince Largen Cem.
.                 m 8 Mar 1899 Carroll Co to Nancy Joanna Bolt (Joanna), b 14 Nov 1877 Va (b Oct 1877 acc to 1900 census), d 15 Jun 1960
.                     Carroll Co, bur Laurel Fork Primitive Baptist Church Cem, d/o Madison Bolt and Evaline Jackson.

.                 1900 Carroll Co census, Laural Fork, ED 3, sheet 4B, #71/72, Richard F. Largen, Jun 1877 Va, farmer, Joanna N., Oct 1877
.                          Va (marr 1 yr, 2 ch, 2 living), John E., Dec 99 Va, Mary L. Bolt, Jul 93 Va (stepdau).
.                 1910 census, family not located.
.                 1918, 12 Sep: Beckley, Raleigh Co, WVa: WW I draft registration card: Richard Freel Largen, b 22 Jun 1877, age 41; of Lester,
.                           Raleigh Co; occup: farmer + miner; nearest relative: Nancy J. Largen; described as tall, slender build, blue eyes, drk
.                           brown hair.
.                 1920 Monroe Co, WVa census, Second Creek Dist, ED 121, sheet 17A, #309/311, Richard F.Largent,42 Va, farmer, general
.                          farm, Nancy J.,42 Va, John E.,20 Va, teacher, free school, Walter E.,17 Va, farm laborer, home farm, Cicero E.,15 Va,
.                          Opal M.,12 WVa, Eva J.,9 WVa, Lida V.,6 WVa, Paul V.,3 2/12 WVa.
.                 1930 Monroe Co census, Second Dist, ED 32-4, sheet 4B, #80/80, F. Richard Largen,53 Va (marr age 21), farmer, gen farm,
.                          Nancy J.,53 Va (marr age 21), Paul V.,13 WVa.
.                 1942, 27 Apr: Ripley, Jackson Co, WVa: WW II draft registration card: Richard Freel Largen, b 21 Jun 1877 Carroll Co, Va, age
.                           64; of Glace, Monroe Co, WVa; contact: Nancy J. Largen; employed as store keeper + farmer; described as 5' 9", 180 lbs,
.                           gray eyes, black hair, ruddy complexion.

.                 issue:

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1.   John Emory Largen, b 29 Dec 1899 Carroll Co, d 17 Jun 1973 Montgomery Co, Ohio (SSDI 300-10-5320 Ohio), m 21
.                       Mar 1921 Monroe Co, WVa to Sylvia Pierce Dalton, b 10 Jul 1902  Carroll Co, d 30 Oct 1995 (SSDI 296-20-5359 Ohio),
..                       d/o
Hezekiah Dalton (#3421) and Paulina Alice Webb.
.                       John's LR: Germantown, Montgomery Co, Ohio 45327.  Her LR: Elkhorn, Walworth Co, Wisc 53121.
.                       1918, 12 Sep: Beckley, Raleigh Co, WVa: WW I draft registration card: John Emory Largen, b 29 Dec 1899, age 18; of Les-
.                                 ter, Raleigh Co; occup: miner; nearest relative: Richard F. Largen; described as medium, slender build, blue eyes, drk
.                                 brown hair.
.                       1930 Montgomery Co, Ohio census, German Twp, Germantown, ED 57-142, sheet 11B, 35 Center St, #304/318, John
.                                E. Largen,30 Va (marr age 21), bookkeeper, Sylvia P.,27 Va (marr age 18), proprietor, restaurant, Winona,8 WVa,
.                                Daisy L.,6 WVa, Doris M.,5 WVa.
.                       issue:
.                       
a.   Winona Largen, b ca 1922 WVa.
.                       
b.   Daisy L. Largen, b ca 1924 WVa.
.                       
c.   Doris M. Largen, b ca 1925 WVa.

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2.   Walter Everette Largen, b 10 May 1902 Carroll Co, d 13 Jul 1979 (SSDI 232-32-4379 WVa or NC), bur Dowdy Cem,
.                       Monroe Co, m 4 Nov 1923 Monroe Co to Fay Belle Dowdy, b ca 1903-04 Monroe Co, d/o James E. and Carmthe V.
.                       Dowdy.  Also living with James E. Dowdy family in 1920: Lee Dalton,30 WVa, partner, manager, lumber mill.
.                       Walter's LR: Glace, Monroe Co 24942.   His birth date was 20 May 1902 acc to
www.findagrave.com.
.                       1930 census, family not located.
.                       prob issue:
.                       
a.   F. Leyton Largen, b ca 1925 WVa.
.                             1930 Monroe Co census, Second Creek Dist, ED 32-4, sheet 5A, #94/96, F. Leyton Largen,5 WVa (grandson), living
.                                      with E. James and (?Virgie) C. Dowdy.

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3.   Cicero Ernest Largen (Ernest), b 19 Sep 1904 Va, d 20 Jun 1979 (SSDI 367-07-0257 Mich).
.                       His LR: Jackson, Jackson Co, Mich 49203.  He was b 1905 acc to his Mich death rec.
.                       1930 census, Cicero Ernest not located.

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4.   Opal Mae Largen, b 27 Feb 1907 Raleigh Co, d 28 Apr 2006 (SSDI WVa), m 23 Dec 1927 Monroe Co to Isaac Ford
.                       Dalton (#34226), b 10 Feb 1904 Carroll Co, d Apr 1979 (SSDI 236-05-7208 WVa), Va, s/o Mack Nealy Dalton and Henri-
.                       etta Webb (Etta).  Opal's LR: Anderson, Anderson Co, SC 29621, and Isaac's LR: same 29626.

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5.   Eva Jane Largen, b 18 Feb 1910 Raleigh Co, WVa, d 15 Jan 1973 (SSDI 313-22-9482 Ind), bur Dale Cem, Ind, m 23 Mar
.                       1928 Mercer Co, WVa to
Forrest DeTroy Nester (Troy) (#I226), b 11 Mar 1903 Floyd Co, Va, d 30 Jun 1970 (SSDI 232-
.                       18-3559 WVa or NC), s/o Jonathan Nester and Virginia Puckett.
.                       Eva's LR: Fairland, Shelby Co, Ind 46126.  Forrest's LR: Connersville, Fayette Co, Ind 47331.

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6.   Lida V. Largen, b ca 1914 WVa.
.                       Prob the Lela Largen who m ____ Kersey, acc to Ref below.
.                       Lela Virginia Largen, "age 22 Sep 1929", b Monroe Co, d/o R. L. and Joanna Largen, m 12 Oct 1929 Monroe Co to Palmer
.                       Raymond Alexander, b 25 Oct 1907 Greenbrier Co, WVa, s/o W. E. and Manerva J. Alexander.

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7.   Paul V. Largen, b 4 Oct 1916 WVa, d Jul 1982 (SSDI 233-22-9774 WVa).  His LR: Connersville, Fayette Co, Ind 47331.
.                       He poss marr Hazel R. ____, b ca 1921.








.                 Ref:  1.   Sharon Hill's
website.
.                          2.   
www.findagrave.com, info by Matthew Broyles and Donna Sutphin Armentrout.
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