Note: 1850 U.S. Federal Census [see father's listing]
1860 U.S. Federal Census [see father's listing]
One of two stores in Dempsey was operated by Edward Dempsey and was the location of the first post office, the Dempsey office, which gave the community its name.
John E. Dempsey Residence: Fayette County, West Virginia Occupation: Service Record: Enlisted as a Private on 06 June 1861 at the age of 19 Enlisted in Company K, 22nd Infantry Regiment Virginia on 06 June 1861. Detailed on 15 July 1862 (Detailed w/Capt Thurmond as scout) Absent, without leave Company K, 22nd Infantry Regiment Virginia on 01 November 1862
Loose papers in Fayette County, West Virginia https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QSQ-G9VT-QCRR?i=513&cat=302047
See http://www.funeralplan.com/tyree/thurmonds for list of Thurmond's Rangers
1870 U.S. Federal Census [see father's listing]
1880 U.S. Federal Census Fayette County, West Virginia Fayetteville Sheet No. 15A Dempsey, J. E. M W 38 married Farmer VA VA NC Dempsey, Harrit F. F W 30 wife married Keeping House WV VA VA Dempsey, Wiley E. M W 6 son single WV VA WV Dempsey, Hutson M. M W 4 son single WV VA WV Dempsey, John E. M W 3 son single WV VA WV Dempsey, Irah C. M W 1 son single WV VA WV Radford, Zinney F W 11 other single Working WV VA WV (check image)
Mentioned as a nephew of Wesley G. Dempsey in chancery records. See W. G. Dempsey's notes.
1900 U.S. Federal Census Fayette County, West Virginia Dempsey, J. E. head Feb 1842 58 married 30 yrs VA VA WV boarding house manager Dempsey, Harriett wife Sept 1849 50 married 30 yrs mother of 10, 7 living WV WV WV Dempsey, Willie E. son Aug 1873 26 single WV VA WV physician Dempsey, Hutson M. son June 1875 24 single WV VA WV Dempsey, Ira C. son Mar 1879 21 single WV VA WV Dempsey, Lillian E. daughter Nov 1880 19 single WV VA WV Dempsey, Mannard H. son Sept 1888 11 single WV VA WV Dempsey, Murrette M. son Aug 1890 9 single WV VA WV Dempsey, Ethel P. daughter June 1892 7 single WV VA WV Hales, Mary servant 32 Haley, Viola daughter (sic, of servant) 11 Beach, R. C. boarder 20 Trosper, W. L. boarder 21 Stricker, L. L. boarder 16 Davis, Jack boarder 30 Bland, R. W. boarder 44 (13-60 in file)
1910 U.S. Federal Census searching....children Ira, Lillian, Hubert and Ethel found living together in Fayette County, West Virginia. Here is a poss. 1910 census listing:
1910 U.S. Federal Census Volusia, Florida DeLand J E Dempsey 68 H S Dempsey 62 Mary Dempsey 18 daughter (sic, could this be son Meretteage 19?) Ancestry.com : accessed 2 July 2017
1920 U.S. Federal Census Los Angeles County, California Los Angeles Township, Los Angeles City, Precinct 122 Enumeration District No. 393, Assembly District 73, Sheet No. 15B Enumerated by me on the 14th day of January 1920, Minnie M. Dinius 1224 East Vernon Avenue, HH #352-366 Dempsey, John E.; head; owns mortgaged home; M W 77 married; can read & write; VA VA VA; speaks English; Merchant, Retired Dempsey, Harriett; wife; F W 72 married; can read & write; VA VA VA; speaks English; None Dempsey, Hudson; son; M W 44 single; can read & write; WV VA VA; speaks English; Janitor, Public Hall, Wage worker Dempsey, Hubert; son; M W 32 single; can read & write; WV VA VA; speaks English; Electrician, Power Hous, Wage worker 1224 East Vernon Avenue HH#352-367 Meisterman, Herman; head; rents; M W 29 married; immigrated 1892, naturalized 1917; can read & write; Russia Russia Russia; mother tongue Jewish; speaks English; Printer foreman, Print Shop, Wage Worker Meisterman, Ethel; wife; F W 27 married; can read & write; WV VA VA; speaks English; Binder Girl, Printing Shop, Wage worker
California, Death Index, 1905-1939 Name: John E. Dempsey Birth Year: abt 1842 Death Date: 17 May 1924 Age at Death: 82 Death Place: Los Angeles, California, USA Source: Ancestry.com. California, Death Index, 1905-1939 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2013. Original data: California Department of Health and Welfare. California Vital Records-Vitalsearch (www.vitalsearch-worldwide.com). The Vitalsearch Company Worldwide, Inc., Pleasanton, California.
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