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Wirt County, West Virginia, USA

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  • Commodore Decatur Deem (1840 - 1884)
    Commodore was a confederate soldier during the Civil War. Family stories indicate that he came home during the war to visit his sick mother, whereupon his brother Calvin notified Union soldiers that Co...
  • Emma Clay Tennant (1852 - 1917)
    Mother of 11 children. 1st Husband: Commodore Decatur Deem 1840–1884 (7 children) - Marriage: 13 Jan 1870 in Wirt County, West Virginia, United States 2nd Husband: Adam Tennant 1847–1921 (4 c...
  • Mazie Willa Cochran (1908 - 1998)
    Photo added by Jim Rader Mazie Sims Cochran, 89, of South Charleston died April 20, 1998, at home after a short illness.She was a homemaker and a Methodist.
  • Benjamin "Brooks" Sims, WW I Veteran (1898 - 1976)
    Photo added by Jim Rader Benjamin Brooks Sims - known as “Brooks” Brooks was a schoolteacher and established the general store in Elizabeth, West Virginia, which later became B. B. Sims and Son...
  • Charles Robert “Charley” Sims, WW I Veteran (1894 - 1971)
    Photo added by Jim Rader Charley attended Wirt County Schools and spent two years in World War I, stationed at Camp Lee, Virginia , for six months in 314th Field Artillery and 14 months in France...

This project is a table of contents for all projects relating to this County of West Virginia. Please feel free to add profiles of anyone who was born, lived or died in this county.