Pursgloves in St. Clairsville, Ohio

In Belmont County, this city is often referred to as "Paradise on a Hill".  It was established in the 1790's as Newellstown by David Newell, but was later re-named in honour of Major-General Arthur St. Clair.  This is the seat of justice for Belmont County.

St. Clairsville Church of Christ shown.


Samuel Pursglove [906] married Lydia Thornley [907] (b.1844?)
Hannah Elizabeth Pursglove (b.10/5/1863 at Ripley, Derbyshire.)
Mary Ann Pursglove (b.24/9/1865 at Ripley )
Joseph Pursglove (b.12/7/1877 at Ripley) - married Vira Criswell in Clerksberry, West Virginia, U.S.A.
   Samuel Pursglove senior died 8 Nov 1912 at St Clairsville, Richland Township, Belmont County aged 72 of Pulmonary Heart Disease. 
   He was buried in Union Cemetery St. Clairsville on 10 Nov 1912.

1910 US Census: Richland, Belmont, Ohio (15, 40, 4A)
David Pursglove, Head, Male, White, 29, Married, born England, immigrant 1882, Coal Miner
Myrtle M Pursglove, Wife, Female, White, 25, Married, born Ohio, None
Samuel Pursglove, Son, Male, White, 6, Single, born West Virginia, None

1910 US Census: Richland, Belmont, Ohio (15, 40, 5A)
Samuel Pursglove [906], Head, Male, White, 69, Widow, born England, 1881 Naturalized, Operator - Coal Mine
Annie M Pursglove, Daughter, Female, White, 25, born Pennsylvania, None

1910 US Census: Richland, Belmont, Ohio (15, 40, 7A)
Samuel Pursglove [1872], Head, Male, White, 35, Married, born England, 1882 Naturalized, Operator - Coal Mine
Emma Pursglove, Wife, Female, White, 34, Married, born Ohio, None
Samuel B Pursglove, Son, Male, White, 3, Single, born West Virginia, None
William E Pursglove, Son, Male, White, 4 mths, born Ohio, None

1910 US Census: Richland, Belmont, Ohio (15, 40, 6A)
Thomas Pursglove [1874], Head, Male, White, 31, Married, Born England, Operator - Coal Mine
Clara L Pursglove, Wife, Female, White, 31, Married, born Ohio, None
Harriet S Pursglove, Daughter, Female, White, 9 mths, born Ohio, None
Ida Kidd, Servant, Female, White, 18, Single, born Ohio, Servant - Private Family

1920 US Census: Richland, Belmont Ohio  (244, 47, 22B)
David Pursglove, Head, Renting, Male, White, 66, Married, 1911 Naturalized 1918, born England, None
Mary Pursglove, Wife, Female, White, 66, Married, 1912 Naturalized, born England, None
David Pursglove, Son, Male, White, 36, Single, 1911 Naturalized 1918, born England, Foreman Coal Mine
William Pursglove, Son, Male, White, 29, Single, 1911 Naturalized 1918, born England, Foreman Coal Mine
Hannah Pursglove, Daughter, Female, White, Single,1912 Naturalized, born England, None

1920 US Census: Richland, Belmont Ohio  (264, 49, 15B)
David Pursglove, Head, Renting, Male, White, 37, Married, 1882 Naturalized, born England, General Superintendent Coal Co
Myrtle M Pursglove, Wife, Female, White, 35, Married, born Ohio, None
Samuel L Pursglove, Son, Male, White, 15, Single, born West Virginia, None
Stanley Van Horne, Brother in Law, Male, White, 23, Single, born Ohio, Foreman Coal Mine (Outside)

 


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