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George Leonard Lewis Franklin Fizer

George is the one person in may family tree with the longest name. George was named after his grandfather. I believe that the names come from his mothers side of the family.

When George Lenorad Lewis Franklin Fizer was born on August 27, 1889, in Hurricane, West Virginia, his father, James, was 29 and his mother, Mariah, was 27. He died on September 30, 1963, in Beckley, West Virginia, at the age of 74.

In 1900, Geo L.L.F. Fizer was 10 years old and lived in Curry, West Virginia with his father, 4 brothers, sister, grandfather, and grandmother.

In 1910, Leonard Fizzer was 22 years old and lived in Union City, West Virginia with his wife, Minerva. The brother of George married the sister of Minerva. They had a double wedding.

In 1920, Leonard Fizer was 30 years old and lived in Mahan, West Virginia with his wife, Minerva, 3 sons, and 2 daughters.

n 1930, George  Fizer was 41 years old and lived in Sherman, West Virginia with his wife, 5 sons, and 5 daughters.

On April 1, 1940, G.L. Fizer was 50 years old and lived in Cabin Creek, West Virginia with his wife, Minerva, 3 sons, 3 daughters, and father.

George Leonard Fizer was living in Kanawha City, West Virginia, when he registered for the World War II draft in 1942 at the age of 52. He passed away at the age of 74.

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Minerva Jane (Snodgrass) Fizer

My great grandmother was Minerva Jane Snodgrass. Here is some information that I know about her. The name snodgrass, as defined by “Ancestry.com”

Scottish: habitational name from a place near Irvine in the former county of Ayrshire, named with northern Middle English snod ‘smooth’, ‘sleek’, ‘even’ + grass ‘grass’.

When Minerva Jane Snodgrass was born on April 15, 1890, in Putnam, West Virginia, her father, John, was 31 and her mother, America, was 33. She had six sons and five daughters with George Lenorad Lewis Franklin Fizer between 1908 and 1929. She died on May 17, 1954, in Kanawha, West Virginia, at the age of 64.

1900, Merie (Mini was her nickname) J. Snodgrass was 10 years old and lived in Scott, West Virginia with her father, mother, 5 brothers, and 2 sisters.

In 1920, Manerva Fizer was 30 years old and lived in Mahan, West Virginia with her husband, Leonard, 3 sons, and 2 daughters.
In 1930, Nirsence Fizer was 40 years old and lived in Sherman, West Virginia with her husband, George, 5 sons, and 5 daughters.
On April 1, 1940, Minneria Fizer was 50 years old and lived in Cabin Creek, West Virginia with her husband, G.L., 3 sons, and 3 daughters.
Minerva is the wife of George L. Fizer and the daughter of John Snodgrass.Burial in Ward Cemetery.
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