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Sylvia Iris Wall

Sylvia Iris Wall

Female 1908 - 1995  (87 years)

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  • Name Sylvia Iris Wall  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5
    Born 17 Mar 1908  Scottown, Lawrence Cnty, OH Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 4, 5
    Gender Female 
    Died 25 Nov 1995  Columbus, Franklin Cnty, OH Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 4, 5
    Buried 28 Nov 1995  Mt. Pleasant Old Baptist Ch. Cem, Lawrence Cnty, OH Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 5, 6
    Person ID I13018  SnoufferCampbell
    Last Modified 26 May 2018 

    Father David Wesley Wall,   b. 18 Apr 1861, Scottown, Lawrence Cnty, OH Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Jun 1935, Lawrence Cnty, OH Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Mother Emma Greeley Null,   b. 22 Nov 1872, Lawrence Cnty, OH Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Jan 1957, Lawrence Cnty, OH Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Married Abt 1890  Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  [7, 8
    Family ID F3532  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Virgil L. Massie,   b. 28 Jul 1906, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Jul 1961, Ironton, Lawrence Cnty, OH Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 54 years) 
    Married Aft 1948  [5
    Children 
     1. Cheryl Massie
    Last Modified 10 Jul 2018 
    Family ID F5505  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Headstones
    Sylvia Iris Wall
    Sylvia Iris Wall

  • Notes 
    • The 1910 census shows that Sylvia Iris was born in 1908 and was a twin sister to Sophia. It records David W. Wall, 49, a farmer, living with his wife Emma G., 37, mother of 9 living children who lived with them: Clarence W., 19; "Earnest F," 17; Roy O., 15; Arthur B., 13; Inez V., 9; Leo B., 7; Edna V., 4; Irene S., 2; and "Sylva J.," 2. 1910 U.S. Census, Windsor Twsp, Lawrence Cnty, OH (T 624, Roll 1202, ED 107, stamped p. 269).
    • The 1920 census also shows that Sylvia Iris and Sophia Irene were 11-yr old twin sisters born in 1908. 1920 U.S. Census, Windsor Twsp, Lawrence Cnty, OH (T 625, Roll 1400, ED 121, stamped p. 290-B).
    • The 1930 census lists "Iris S. Wall," 22, single, living with her parents, David Wall, 69 and Emma G. Wall, 58, and siblings Leo B, 27; Sophia J, 22; and Mabel M, 18. David was a farmer; Leo was a laborer working for a "county road" department. 1930 U.S. Census, Windsor Twsp, Lawrence Cnty, OH (T 626, Roll 1827, ED 29, stamped p. 279-B).
    • The 1940 census records her mother Emma Wall, 68, a widow, living with her son, "Lee" Wall, 37; a daughter, "Iris," 32; and a grandson, "Bobby" Wall, 9. All were born in Ohio and were single. 1940 U.S. Census, Windsor Twsp, Lawrence Cnty, OH (T 627, Roll 3097, ED 44-41, stamped p. 612-B). The census does not specify who Bobby's parents were.
    • Sylvia's Ohio Death Certificate (# 096836; filed 12 Dec 1995) records that her full name was "Sylvia Iris Massie" (SSN 295-42-4731); that she was born 17 Mar 1908 in Scottown, Lawrence Cnty, OH; and died 25 Nov 1995 at Park Medical Center hospital in Columbus, Franklin Cnty, OH. It notes that she was a widowed homemaker, living in Columbus, and that on 28 Nov 1995 she was buried in the "Old Baptist Cemetery" in "Lawrence co., Ohio." It further states that her father was "David Wall" and her mother's name was "Emma," whose maiden name was unknown. The "informant" was Sylvia's daughter Cheryl Alexander.
    • Obituary, Gallipolis [OH] Sunday Times Sentinel, p. 6 (26 Nov 1995):
      "Whitehall [OH] -- Sylvia Iris Massie, 87, Whitehall, died Saturday, Nov. 25, 1995 in the Park Medical Center, Columbus [OH].
      "Born March 17, 1908 in Scottown, daughter of the late David and Emma Wall, she was a member of Freewill Baptist faith, attended the Scottown schools and had resided in the Whitehall area for the past 28 years.
      "She was also preceded in death by her husband, Virgil Massie, in 1959 [sic]; and by four brothers and three sisters.
      "Surviving are a daughter, Mrs. Tom (Cheryl) Alexander of Whitehall; two grandsons; and a sister, Mabel Robinson of South Charleston, Ohio.
      "Services will be 1 p.m. Tuesday in the Old Baptist Church.... Burial will be in the Old Baptist Cemetery...."

  • Sources 
    1. [S174] Death Certificate|, Death Certificate, (OH Cert # 096836; 12 Dec 1995).

    2. [S40] Obituary|, Anonymous, "Obituary", (Ernest F Wall; 14 Aug 1939).

    3. [S40] Obituary|, Anonymous, "Obituary", (Inez V Wall; 11 Jan 1995).

    4. [S711] OH Deaths - 3 |, Ohio Dep't of Health, Ohio Deaths, 1908-1932, 1938-2007, (Ohio Dep't of Health, Columbus, OH; online database, http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=5763 and at: https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/1949341).

    5. [S40] Obituary|, Anonymous, "Obituary", (Sylvia I Wall; 26 Nov 1995).

    6. [S103] FindaGrave|, FindaGrave.com, (www.FindAGrave.com), 188873084.

    7. [S794] OH Census 1900, Lawrence|, Ohio, Lawrence Cnty, 1900 U.S. Census, (The National Archives, Washington, D.C. ), (T 623, Roll 1292, p. 203 B).

    8. [S103] FindaGrave|, FindaGrave.com, (www.FindAGrave.com), 84498420.