.               William Largen, 1836 - 1919, s/o Aaron Largen
.                                                                                                        (INDEX)
.                                                                  author: Michael D. Nestor, email: mdn3557@yahoo.com

52   William Largen,3                                                                                                                                5   (Aaron,2,William,1)
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.           b Oct 1836 Carroll Co, Va; d 22 Sep 1919 Carroll Co, bur Little Vine Cem, Carroll Co.
.           m 21 Jan 1869 Carroll Co to his 2nd cousin Catherine Goad, b 14 Jun 1850 Carroll Co (b May 1851 acc to 1900 census, but age
.               1/12 in 1850), d 17 Mar 1921 Carroll Co, bur Little Vine Cem, d/o
William Goad (#H) and Sarah Hylton.

.           William joined Co I, 45th Va in 1861, and transferred to Co G, 54th Va on 17 Jun 1863.  He was in the Chattanooga campaign, the
.           Atlanta campaign, the Tenn invasion in the winter of 1864, and surrendered to the Army of Tenn at Greensboro, NC in May 1865.

.           1880 Carroll Co census, Laurel Fork, #234/234, William Largen,41 Va, farmer, Catharine,31 Va, Barba Ellen,9, James A.,8, Mary
.                    Ann,5, Sarah E.,2.
.           1890 Carroll Co school census, Aaron,8, John W.,5.
.           1895 Carroll Co school census, Wm A.,15, John W.,13, Isaac M.,6.
.           1900 Carroll Co census, Pine Creek, ED 4, sheet 1B, #15/15, William Largen, Oct 1836 Va, farmer, Catherine, May 1851 Va (marr
.                    30 yrs, 8 ch, 6 living), Barbry E., Dec 70 Va, James A., Mar 74 Va, farm laborer, William A., May 82 Va, farm laborer, John
.                    W., Jul 85 Va, farm laborer, Isaac M., Feb 88 Va, Theophilus, Jun 93 Va.
.           1910 Carroll Co census, Pine Creek, ED 7, sheet 1B, #14/15, William Largen,78 Va, farmer, home farm, Catherine,68 Va (marr 43
.                    yrs, 8 ch, 6 living), Barbara E.,42 Va, servant, private family, James A.,40 Va, farm laborer, home farm, John W.,33 Va, labo-
.                    rer, saw mill, Isaac M.,21 Va, wagon driver, holisata store, Theopalis,18 Va, farm laborer, home farm.
.           1920 Carroll Co census, Pine Creek, ED 7, sheet 5A, #81/82, James A. Largen,54 Va, farmer, general farm, Barbery E.,56 Va (sis-
.                    ter), Seoffice,26 Va (brother), laborer, wholesale store, Katharine,86 Va (wid, mother).

.           issue:

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1.   Barbara Ellen Largen (Barbery), b 9 Dec 1869 Carroll Co (b Dec 1870 acc to 1900 census), d 1928, age 52, bur Little Vine
.                 Cem.  Single.

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2.   James Alexander Largen, b 9 Mar 1872 Carroll Co (b Mar 1874 acc to 1900 census), d 22 Jan 1938, age 59, bur Little Vine
.                 Cem.  Single.
.                 1930 Carroll Co census, Pine Creek, ED 18-9, sheet 12A, #139/140, James A. Largen,58 Va (brother), (no occup), living with
.                          W. Aaron Largen.

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3.   Mary Ann Largen (Polly), b Oct 1875 Va.

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4.   Sarah E. Largen, b 14 Oct 1878 Carroll Co, d 28 Feb 1888 Carroll Co.

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5.   William Aaron Largen (Aaron), b 18 May 1879 Carroll Co (b May 1882 acc to 1900 census), m Larma Savannah Goad (Lar-
.                 mie).

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6.   John Wesley Largen, b 7 Jul 1884 Va (b Jul 1885 acc to 1900 census, b 27 Jul 1885 acc to death record), d 2 Mar 1948
.                 McDowell Co, WVa, "age 56 yrs, dead on arrival, cardiac insufficiency, s/o William Largen and Katherine Goads", bur Liberty
.                 Hill Cem, Sylvatus, Va", m Cora Susan Cox, b 14 Oct 1891 Carroll Co, d 21 Mar 1948 McDowell Co, "age 56 yrs, 5 mos, 7
.                 days, of chronic myocarditis, d/o Floyd Adams Cox and Lucinda Stillwell", bur Liberty HillCem.  See
image of John's death
.                 certificate below, informant Bill Richardson.  See image of Cora's death certificate below, informant T.E. Cox.
.                 1918, 10 Sep: Welch, McDowell Co, WVa: WW I draft registration card: John Wesley Largen, b 7 Jul 1884, age 34; of Eckman,
.                           McDowell Co; occup: electrician + mechanic for Pulaski Iron Co; nearest relative: W.M. Largen of Sylvatus, Carroll Co,
.                           Va; described as tall, medium build, blue eyes, brown hair.
.                 1920 census, John not located.
.                 1930 McDowell Co, WVa census, Browns Creek, Eckman, ED 24-31, sheet 5A, #82/89, John W. Largen,45 Va (marr age 40),
.                         electrician, motor coal mines, Cora S.,38 Va (marr age 33), Pauline Marshall,20 Va (niece), grocery clerk, retail grocery
.                         store.
.                 1942, 27 Apr: Romney, Hampshire Co, WVa: WW II draft registration card: John Wesley Largen, b 7 Jul 1884 Carroll Co, Va,
.                           age 57; of Eckman, McDowell Co, WVa; contact: Mrs Cora Sue Largen; employed by Pocahontas Fuel Co; described as
.                           5' 10", 165 lbs, gray eyes, gray hair, ruddy complexion.

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7.   Martin Isaac Largen, b 8 Dec 1888 Carroll Co (b Feb 1888 acc to 1900 census), d 4 Oct 1971, bur Little Vine Cem, Carroll
.                 Co, m Minnie Elvin Lawson, b 7 May 1897 Va, d 1 Apr 1986, bur Little Vine Cem.
.                 1917, 5 Jun: Carroll Co, Va: WW I draft registration card: Martin Isaac Largen, b 8 Dec 1888 Carroll Co, age 29; of Sylvatus,
.                           Va; occup: farmer; married; described as medium height and build, black eyes, black hair.
.                 1920 Carroll Co census, Pine Creek, ED 9, sheet 6A, #92/93, Martin Largen,33 Va, farmer, load lumber, Minnie E.,22 Va.
.                 1930 McDowell Co, WVa census, Browns Creek, Kimball, ED 24-21, sheet 8A, #152/163, Martin Largen,42 Va (marr age 28),
.                          car repairer, railroad, Minnie,32 Va (marr age 18).
.                 1942, 27 Apr: Hillsville, Carroll Co, Va: WW II draft registration card: Isaac Martin Largin, b 8 Dec 1888 Sylvatus, Va, age 53;
.                           of Sylvatus; contact: Mrs. Minnie Elvin Largin; employed by Norfolk & Western Railway Co; described as 5' 6 1/2", 225
.                           lbs, blue eyes, gray hair, dark complexion, birthmark left forehead.

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8.   Theophilis Largen (Offie,Ophe), b Jun 1893 Carroll Co, m Mattie O. Wright.
.                 Moved to Radford, Va.







.           Ref:  John Perry Alderman's Civil War notes.
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