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James Arthur Marrs

Male 1898 - 1973  (74 years)


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  • Name James Arthur Marrs 
    Born 21 Aug 1898  Tazewell County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Occupation 1930 Coal Miner 
    Religion Canebrake Free Will Baptist Church 
    Died 26 Apr 1973  Bristol, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Age 74 years 
    Buried 28 Apr 1973  Maplewood Cemetery, Tazewell, Tazewell County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Siblings 10 siblings 
    Person ID P1334  Burress Genealogy of Virginia

    Father William Marion "Billy" Marrs
              b. 22 July 1863, Tazewell County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 11 November 1938, Canebrake, McDowell County, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Mother Mary Ellen "Mollie" Burress
              b. 1 Jan 1865, Tazewell County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 22 May 1945, Belle, Kanawha, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Married 12 Nov 1886  Tazewell County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F717  Group Sheet

    Wife Alice Estel Waldon
              b. 1901
              d. 1969  (Age 68 years) 
    Married 16 Feb 1918  McDowell County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Children 4 children 
    Family ID F713  Group Sheet

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 21 Aug 1898 - Tazewell County, Virginia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 16 Feb 1918 - McDowell County, West Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 26 Apr 1973 - Bristol, Virginia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 28 Apr 1973 - Maplewood Cemetery, Tazewell, Tazewell County, Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S-1444881251] Obituary, In the Clinch Valley Newspaper Tazewell Virginia, 2 May 1973 .
      Arthur Marrs, 75, of Canebrake died Saturday in a Bristol hospital following a long illness. He was born in Tazewell, the son of the late William and Mary Ellen Burress Marrs. He was a member of the Canebrake Free Will Baptist Church, a member of UMWA Local Union 6715. He was preceded in death by his wife, Alice Ethel Waldon Marrs. Survivors include two daughters, Mrs. Charles (Mary Ellen) Jackson of Vallscreek, Mrs. Gene (Shelby Jean) Carella of Falls Church; three sisters, Mrs. Roy Brown of Princeton, Mrs. Leola Snider of Jolo, Mrs. Grace Carter of Princeton; four brothers, Pat Marrs of Fairmont, Sam Marrs of Vinton, O. Rufus Marrs of Canebrake, and Robert Marrs of Winfield. Funeral services were Monday at the Free Will Baptist Church with Rev. Junion Sergeant and Rev. Max Linkous officiating. Burial followed in the Maplewood Cemetery at Tazewell.

    2. [S-1444881199] Newspaper Notice, Clinch Valley News, McDowell Register March 18, 1918.
      Marriage Notices: Alice WALDRON and Arthur MARRS, a miner at Berwind, February 16