Margaret C. COPPER


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1. Virgil D. WICKHAM
2. Franklin JOHNSTON

Mae O. MOORE 2

  • Born: 12 Nov 1916, Middlebourne, Tyler Co, WV 2
  • Marriage (1): Virgil D. WICKHAM
  • Marriage (2): Franklin JOHNSTON on 1 Aug 1937 in Middlebourne, Tyler Co, WV 1
  • Died: 1 Mar 2005, hospital Wheeling, Ohio Co, WV at age 88 3
  • Buried: 5 Mar 2005, Archers Chapel Cemetery, Middlebourne, Tyler Co, WV 3

bullet  General Notes:

1920 WV CENSUS, Hancock Co, Grant District: May Moore, 2-1/12, b. WV, parents b. WV. She was living with her parents, Elias (Eliss?) & "Margret" Moore, and siblings.

1930 WV CENSUS, Tyler Co, Ellsworth District: Opal M. Moore, 13, b. WV, parents b. WV. She was living with her parents, Elias E. Ab. & "Margarete" Moore, and siblings.

MARRIAGE RECORD: Frank Johnston, 22, and Mae Moore, 21, were granted a marriage license on July 27, 1937 in Tyler Co, WV. Informant: Frank Johnston. Frank was b. Oct. 21, 1914 at West Union, Doddridge Co, WV, son of Edward & Elizabeth Johnston. Mae was b. Nov. 22, 1915 at Middlebourne, Tyler Co, WV, daughter of "Ellis" & Margaret Moore. Both Frank & Mae resided Sistersville, Tyler Co, WV. They were married Aug 1, 1937 at Middlebourne, Tyler Co, WV by Robert F. Evans, minister, church of the United Brethren.

OBIT: McMechen, W.Va. - Mae O. Moore Johnston Wickham, 88, of McMechen, W.Va., formerly of Sistersville, W.Va. passed away peacefully Tuesday, March 1, 2005, in Ohio Valley Medical Center in Wheeling, W.Va. She was born Nov. 12, 1916, in Middlebourne, W.Va., a daughter of the late Elias and Margaret Catherine Cooper Moore of Tyler County, W.Va. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husbands, Virgil D. Wickham and Franklin Johnston; a daughter, Jacqueline; four brothers, E. Glenn, Wayne, Harry and Ivan Moore; three sisters, Mary Grace Moore, Edith Moore and Hilda Moore Anderson. Mae was a retired histology technician with Reynolds Memorial, East Ohio Regional and Bellaire City Hospitals. She was a devout Christian and thirty-three year member of the First Christian Church in McMechen, where she was a deaconess Emeritus, former board member, choir member and member of The Loyal Gle- aners Class. She was also a long time volunteer with the Wheeling Soup Kitchen, as well as a well known seamstress throughout the area. Surviving are three sons, Eddie Johnston and his wife, Emily of Malta, Ohio, Dean Johnston and his wife, Jane of Glen Dale, W.Va. and Mike Johnston of Wheeling; four daughters, Natalie Johnston Doty of Wintersville, Ohio, Catherine Johnston Cuddeback and her husband, Robert of Michigan City, Ind., Debbie Monahan and her husband, Paul of Houston, Texas and Charla Schultz and her hus- band, Tim of McMechen; 10 grandchildren, Raelinn Doty Stegall of Chattanooga, Tenn., Mark Johnston of Zanesville, Ohio. Kerri Johnston Stevens of Gahana, Ohio, Amy Johns- ton Herne of Pittsburgh, Pa., Greg Johnston of Colorado Springs, Colo., Michael Johns- ton of Morgantown, W.Va., Olivia Johnston of Sistersville, Ryan Johnston of Wheeling, Jaclyn Johnston of McCon- nellsville, Ohio and Jason Wickham of McMechen; and six great-grandchildren, Kate, Vaughn and Maggie Stegall, Tyler and Travis Johnston and Sophie Stevens. Friends will be received from 11 a.m. until time of service at 1 p.m. Saturday, March 5, at the Altmeyer Funeral Home, 214 Marshall Street, McMechen. Interment in Archer's Chapel Cemetery, Middlebourne, W.Va.

Name: Mae O. Wickham
SSN: 233-44-6877
Last Residence: 26040 Mc Mechen, Marshall, West Virginia
Born: 12 Nov 1916
Died: 1 Mar 2005
State (Year) SSN issued: West Virginia (Before 1951)

TYLER CO, WV CEMETERIES, Archers Chapel Cemetery: Mae O. (Moore) Johnston Wickham - w/o Franklin Johnston & Virgil D. Wickham - d/o Elias & Margaret C. (Cooper)


Mae married Virgil D. WICKHAM, son of Nealie WICKHAM and Eicie Ethel KNOWLTON. (Virgil D. WICKHAM was born on 20 Jul 1918 in WV,2 died on 21 Jun 1997 in WV 2 and was buried in Archers Chapel Cemetery, Middlebourne, Tyler Co, WV.)


Mae next married Franklin JOHNSTON, son of Edward JOHNSTON and Elizabeth (---), on 1 Aug 1937 in Middlebourne, Tyler Co, WV.1 (Franklin JOHNSTON was born on 21 Oct 1914 in West Union, Doddridge Co, WV 1.)



1 WV Marriage Records - wvculture.org.

2 Tyler Co, WV Cemeteries (web-site).

3 Obituary of Mae Moore Johnston Wickham.

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