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Family
Marriage: Children:
  1. Eugene Noble "Gene" Dempsey: Birth: 23 AUG 1914 in Ansted, Fayette County, West Virginia. Death: 11 MAY 2001 in Hidden Valley Nursing Home, Oak Hill, Fayette County, West Virginia

  2. Helen Faye Dempsey: Birth: 18 FEB 1916 in West Virginia. Death: 19 NOV 1991 in Mansfield, Richland County, Ohio

  3. John W. Dempsey: Birth: 1918. Death: 1920

  4. Mildred Louise Dempsey: Birth: 21 JUL 1923 in West Virginia. Death: 29 OCT 2000 in Ansted, Fayette County, West Virginia


Sources
1. Title:   "U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007," (index only)
Page:   Oscar Lawrence Dempsey, SSN N/A
Publication:   <i>Ancestry</i>, citing original data: Social Security Applications and Claims, 1936-2007
2. Title:   Letter written by Geraldine Dempsey Workman to Lois Dempsey Lee
Publication:   Package received in 1995 from Lois Dempsey Lee containing letter, family group sheets, marriage certificates, other misc. notes
3. Title:   1900 U.S. Federal Census, (index and images)
Page:   West Virginia, Fayette County, Mountain Cove District, enumeration district 17, sheet 25A, line 1-7, household 425-437, Wm. H. Dempsey
Publication:   <i>Ancestry</i>, citing Twelfth Census of the United States, 1900 population schedule, National Archives and Records Administration,Washington D.C., NARA microfilm publication T623, 1854 rolls
4. Title:   1910 U.S. Federal Census, (index and images)
Page:   West Virginia, Fayette County, Mountain Cove magisterial district, enumeration district 20, sheet 6B, lines 51-55, household 71-71, William H. Dempsey
Publication:   <i>Ancestry</i>, citing Thirteenth Census of the United States, 1910 population schedule, National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C., NARA microfilm publication T624, 1,178 rolls
5. Title:   1940 U.S. Federal Census, (index and images)
Page:   West Virginia, Fayette County, Mountain Cove magisterial district, Victor, enumeration district 10-36A, sheet 4A, lines 19-21, household 63, William H. Dempsey
Publication:   <i>Ancestry</i>, citing Sixteenth Census of the United States, 1940 population schedule, National Archives and Records Administration, Washington D. C., NARA microfilm publication T647, 4,643 rolls

Notes
a. Note:   Raleigh County, West Virginia. Per his marriage record he was born in Prince. Check Letter written by Geraldine Dempsey Workman to see what she had as his place of birth.
  1900 U.S. Federal Census [see father's listing]
  1910 U.S. Federal Census [see father's listing]
  World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918 Name: Oscar Lawrence Dempsey City: Not Stated County: Raleigh State: West Virginia Birthplace: West Virginia Birth Date: 24 Sep 1892 Race: White Roll: 1992960 DraftBoard: 0 Age: Occupation: Nearest Relative: Height/Build: Color of Eyes/Hair: Signature: (in file)
  1920 U.S. Federal Census Fayette County, West Virginia Precinct #9, Jodie Falls M.D. Enumeration District No. 11, Sheet No. 16B Enumerated the 22nd day of January, 1920, A. J. White, enumerator. HH #284-294 Dempsey, Osker L. head rents M W 27 married can read & write WV WV WV speaks English miner coal mine wage Dempsey, Fannie B. wife F W 24 married can read & write WV WV WV speaks English none Dempsey, Eugene N. son M W 5 single didn't attend school cannot read & write WV WV WV speaks English none Dempsey, Helen F. daughter F W 3 single didn't attend school cannot read & write WV WV WV speaks English none Dempsey, John W. son M W 1 single didn't attend school cannot read & write WV WV WV speaks English none (in file)
  Oscar L. Dempsey was a delegate to the United Mine Workers Association (UMWA) convention in Indianapolis, Indiana in 1921. [Source: Eugene Noble Dempsey, letter dated CHECK!!]
  1930 U.S. Federal Census Fayette County, West Virginia Mtn. Cove Precinct (part of) Enumeration District No. 28, Sheet 11A Enumerated April 29, 1930, Carl W. Lykens, enumerator. Chestnutburg Road, HH #188-189 Dempsey, Oscar L. head rents $5 monthly not a farm M W 37 married at age 21 didn't attend school can read & write WV WV WV speaks English labor odd jobs worked previous day veteran of WWI Dempsey, Fannie B. wife F W 34 married at age 18 didn't attend school can read & write speaks English none Dempsey, Eugeen N. son M W 15 single attended school can read & write speaks English none Dempsey, Helen daughter F W 14 single attended school can read & write speaks English none Dempsey, Mildred L. daughter F W 6 single didn't attend school none Note: "Eugeen" transcribed as seen on image. (in file)
  1940 U.S. Federal Census Fayette County, West Virginia Mountain Cove ED # 10-36A Sheet No. 4A Dempsey, William H. head 79 married 5 Dempsey, Laura wife 72 married 8 Dempsey, Oscar son 49 divorced 8 (10-36A 4A in file)
  Death Certificate Name: Oscar L. Dempsey SS # 234-14-3830 Sex: male Death Date: 11 May 1940 Death Place: V.A. Facility, Huntington, Wayne County, West Virginia Age at Death: Burial Place: Burial Date: Cemetery: Funeral Home: Birth Date: Birth Place: Marital Status: Spouse: Occupation: Address: Residence: Mother: Laura Ingram Mother's Birth Place: Father: William H. Dempsey Father's Birth Place: Informant: (in file) http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_view2.aspx?FilmNumber=1983478&ImageNumber=1463
  Death Register http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_view2.aspx?FilmNumber=583481&ImageNumber=146
  Find A Grave Memorial# 98879864 Name: Oscar Lawrence Dempsey Birth: Sep. 24, 1892 Royal, Raleigh County, West Virginia Death: May 11, 1940 Huntington, Cabell County, West Virginia Burial: McVey-Skaggs Cemetery, Fayette County, West Virginia Created by: Chris McVey Record added: Oct 14, 2012
  U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007 Name: Oscar Lawrence Dempsey Gender: Male Race: White Birth Date: 24 Sep 1892 Birth Place: Royal, West Virginia Father: William H Dempsey Mother: Laura B Ingram Type of Claim: Original SSN. Notes: Jun 1937: Name listed as OSCAR LAWRENCE DEMPSEY Source Information Ancestry.com. U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2015. Original data: Social Security Applications and Claims, 1936-2007. (Ancestry.com : accessed 11 May 2017)
  U.S., Headstone Applications for Military Veterans, 1925-1963 Name: Oscar L Dempsey Birth Date: 24 Sep 1892 Death Date: 11 May 1940 Cemetery: Mcveigh Cemetery Cemetery Location: Victor, West Virginia Source Information Ancestry.com. U.S., Headstone Applications for Military Veterans, 1925-1963 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2012. Original data: Applications for Headstones for U.S. Military Veterans, 1925-1941. Microfilm publication M1916, 134 rolls. ARC ID: 596118. Records of the Office of the Quartermaster General, Record Group 92. National Archives at Washington, D.C. Applications for Headstones, compiled 01/01/1925 - 06/30/1970, documenting the period ca. 1776 - 1970 ARC: 596118. Records of the Office of the Quartermaster General, 1774–1985, Record Group 92. National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C. (Ancestry.com : accessed 11 May 2017)
Note:   WWI Draft Card and his death record show that he was born in Royal,


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