The Seagraves Family

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Charles Henry Seagraves

Male 1922 - 1995  (72 years)


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  • Name Charles Henry Seagraves  [1, 2
    • The surname presented for this person as with each other in this study is based on the dominant spelling found in the various records researched, but primarily on the name carved on the person's gravestone. EXCEPT for the common variations of the Seagraves family name of which there are over 20, such as Segraves, Seagreaves, Seagroves, etc. For clarity and ease of analysis all those variations have been given the Seagraves name. Certain variations are used so consistently within a family that they have been retained in this analysis, specifically, SAGRAVES and SEAGRAVE. The Seagraves version is the most common found (about 39%) of all on the 1940 census. A discussion of the name spelling variations can be found on the Home Page of this website.
    • The Seagraves surname presented for this person is based on the dominant spelling found in the various records researched, but primarily on the name carved on the person's gravestone. HOWEVER, for the common variations of the Seagraves family name of which there are over 20, such as Cegrave(s) Segrave(s), Seagreave(s), Seegrave(s), Segrove(s), Seagrove(s), etc. all of which have been given the Seagraves spelling for clarity and ease of analysis.
      Certain variations are used so consistently within a family that they have been retained in this analysis, specifically, SAGRAVES (which also includes Sagrove(s)) and SEAGRAVE. Sagraves was adopted by the early settlers of eastern Kentucky about 1800. Seagrave was the version brought to Massachusetts by the John & Sarah Seagrave family who settled there about 1725.
      The Seagraves version is the most common found (about 39%) of all those found on the 1940 census.
      A discussion of the name spelling variations can be found on the Home Page of this website.
    Born 10 Nov 1922  Westwood, Boyd County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Gender Male 
    1930 census 1930  Ashland, Boyd County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location 
    recorded as Charles H. Sagraves,7, KY, W, son of Paron B. & Yelta Sagraves. 
    1940 census 1940  Portsmouth, Scioto County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location 
    recorded as Charles Sagraves, 17, KY, W, son of Yetta Sagraves. 
    Military Service 1 Feb 1943  Great Lakes Naval Training Center, Great Lakes, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Charles Henry Sagraves "WT 3/c, U.S. Navy. Born Nov. 10, 1922. Entered service Great Lakes Ill. 
    • Quote from source: duty stations: "Minneapolis, Minn.; Atlantic, Pacific Theaters. Awarded 2 Battle Stars. Attended Ironton H. S. Protestant. Son of the late Mr. & Mrs. Paron B. Sagraves, Ashland, Ky. Husband of Mrs. Betty Delores Rust Sagraves, 101 Kemp Ave., Ironton, Ohio." [5]
    Residence 1983  Ravenswood, Jackson County, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Charles H. Seagraves resided at 916 Gallatin St., Ravenswood, WV. 
    Residence 1993  Ravenswood, Jackson County, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Charles H. Seagraves resided at 1010 Gallatin St., Ravenswood, WV. 
    Died 17 Sep 1995  Ravenswood, Jackson County, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 4, 7
    Buried Ravenswood Cemetery, Ravenswood, Jackson County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I2076  Seagraves Database
    Last Modified 28 Jun 2017 

    Father Paron Burris Seagraves,   b. 7 Jun 1889, Flat Gap, Johnson County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Nov 1939, Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 50 years) 
    Mother Yetta Mae Hall,   b. 10 Oct 1896, Carter County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Jan 1974, Boyd County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Married 1914  Ashland, Boyd County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F1414  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Betty Delores Rust,   b. 12 Feb 1923, Ironton, Lawrence County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 16 Jan 1942  Newport News City, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Children 
     1. Janet Elaine Seagraves,   b. 12 Oct 1942, Ironton, Lawrence County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  [Birth]
     2. Betty Lou Seagraves,   b. 23 Sep 1946, Ironton, Lawrence County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  [Birth]
     3. Charles Steven Seagraves,   b. 5 Feb 1955, Ironton, Lawrence County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  [Birth]
     4. David Brian Seagraves,   b. 2 Jan 1957, Ironton, Lawrence County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  [Birth]
     5. John Timothy Seagraves,   b. 18 Jul 1959, Ironton, Lawrence County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  [Birth]
    Last Modified 4 May 2016 
    Family ID F1417  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 10 Nov 1922 - Westwood, Boyd County, Kentucky Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google Maps1930 census - recorded as Charles H. Sagraves,7, KY, W, son of Paron B. & Yelta Sagraves. - 1930 - Ashland, Boyd County, Kentucky Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google Maps1940 census - recorded as Charles Sagraves, 17, KY, W, son of Yetta Sagraves. - 1940 - Portsmouth, Scioto County, Ohio Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 16 Jan 1942 - Newport News City, Virginia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMilitary Service - Charles Henry Sagraves "WT 3/c, U.S. Navy. Born Nov. 10, 1922. Entered service Great Lakes Ill. - 1 Feb 1943 - Great Lakes Naval Training Center, Great Lakes, Illinois Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Charles H. Seagraves resided at 916 Gallatin St., Ravenswood, WV. - 1983 - Ravenswood, Jackson County, West Virginia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Charles H. Seagraves resided at 1010 Gallatin St., Ravenswood, WV. - 1993 - Ravenswood, Jackson County, West Virginia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 17 Sep 1995 - Ravenswood, Jackson County, West Virginia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Ravenswood Cemetery, Ravenswood, Jackson County, West Virginia, United States Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S825] Personal History of Charles Henry Seagraves.

    2. [S1] FindAGrave.com (FAG).

    3. [s61] Kentucky Death Index, 1911-2000, (Ancestry.com).

    4. [S610] U.S. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007, (Ancestry.com).

    5. [S1040] World War II Young American Patriots, 1941-1945, (Ancestry.com).

    6. [S2] U.S. Public Records Index, Vol 1, (Ancestry.com).

    7. [S5] Social Security Death Index, (Ancestry.com).