Bradford Zinn SPIKER

Bradford Zinn SPIKER

Male 1908 - 1996  (87 years)

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  • Name Bradford Zinn SPIKER  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
    Nickname Brad 
    Born 29 Apr 1908  Holbrook, Ritchie County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 7, 8
    Gender Male 
    Education SCHOOL - Sunny Point School, Holbrook, Ritchie County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Education SCHOOL - West Virginia University, Morgantown, Monongalia County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Obtained Master's Degree 
    Education 1926  SCHOOL - Pullman High School, Ritchie County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Graduated 
    Education 1945  SCHOOL - Salem International University, Salem, Harrison County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Graduated with Bachelor's Degree. 
    Occupation Public School Teacher for 52+ years in Ritchie County.  [2
    Retired Retired from Ritchie County School System with 42+ years of service as a teacher, and later served as a substitute teacher for 10 years, serving in seven different decades as a teacher.   [2
    Church or Religion 1. Member and Deacon of the South Fork Baptist Church, Doddridge County, WV.
    2. Attended the First United Methodist Church of Pennsboro, Ritchie County, WV.  [2
    Military Service Enlistment Date 23 Jul 1942. Release Date 17 Oct 1945. Branch ARMY  [5
    Military Service TEC 5 US ARMY, World War II  [6
    Military Service U.S. veteran of WWII with service in the European Theatre in the 80th Infantry Division of Gen. George Patton's Third Army, having taken part in the liberation of Bastogne at the Battle of the Bulge, and the Allied liberation of the Nazi concentration camps.  [2
    Memberships 1. Member and Leader of 4-H clubs in Ritchie County.
    2. Life member of the 4-H All-Stars.
    3. Chosen for membership in the United States Holocause Memorial Council in 1981 in recognition of his service in helping to liberate Nazi Concentration Camps.
    4. Active member and past President of the Ritchie County Retired Teachers Association.
    5. Member of the former Pennsboro High School Band Parents.
    6. Member Harmony Lodge #59 of Pennsboro, AF&AM.
    7. Member O'Dell S. Long Chapter #25 of the Knights Templar, RAM.
    8. Member Pennsboro Commandry #20 Knights Templar.
    9. Member of the Executive Committee of the West Virginia Baptist Association.
    10. Member of the Pennsboro American Legion, West Virginia Association.  [2
    Died 20 Jan 1996  HOSP or INST - Sheppard Health Care, Ellenboro, Ritchie County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 5, 7
    Age: 87 
    Cause: Natural Causes 
    Buried 23 Jan 1996  CEMETERY - South Fork Baptist Church Cemetery, Oxford, Doddridge County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    • Funeral services provided by McCullough-Rogers Funeral Home, Pennsboro, WV. Minister: Rev. Joseph Gluck.
    Person ID I3  Spiker Genealogy
    Last Modified 4 Jan 2018 

    Father Jacob SPIKER,   b. 8 Feb 1881, Pennsboro, Ritchie County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Dec 1956, Holbrook, Ritchie County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Mother Missouri Gay ZINN,   b. 23 Jun 1884, Horn Creek, Gilmer County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 May 1967, Pennsboro, Ritchie County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Married 14 Apr 1907  Bear Run, Ritchie County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F1  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Alice Lucinda WILLIAMS,   b. 23 Oct 1916, West Union, Doddridge County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 May 2011  (Age 94 years) 
    Married 11 Nov 1942  Nashville, Coffee County, Tennessee, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Last Modified 3 Jan 2018 
    Family ID F2  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 29 Apr 1908 - Holbrook, Ritchie County, West Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsEducation - - SCHOOL - Sunny Point School, Holbrook, Ritchie County, West Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsEducation - Obtained Master's Degree - - SCHOOL - West Virginia University, Morgantown, Monongalia County, West Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsEducation - Graduated - 1926 - SCHOOL - Pullman High School, Ritchie County, West Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 11 Nov 1942 - Nashville, Coffee County, Tennessee, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsEducation - Graduated with Bachelor's Degree. - 1945 - SCHOOL - Salem International University, Salem, Harrison County, West Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Age: 87 - 20 Jan 1996 - HOSP or INST - Sheppard Health Care, Ellenboro, Ritchie County, West Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 23 Jan 1996 - CEMETERY - South Fork Baptist Church Cemetery, Oxford, Doddridge County, West Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
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    Pin Legend  : Address       : Location       : City/Town       : County/Shire       : State/Province       : Country       : Not Set

  • Photos
    PROFILE PIC: Bradford Zinn Spiker
    PROFILE PIC: Bradford Zinn Spiker
    SCHOOLS - Pullman High School
    SCHOOLS - Pullman High School
    Original image from Pullman H.S. 1940 "Echoes" yearbook. Modified in 2018 by Bobbi Conley.

    Documents
    Birth Record for: SPIKER Bradford Zinn
    Birth Record for: SPIKER Bradford Zinn
    Marriage Record for: SPIKER Bradford Zinn and Alice Lucinda Williams
    Marriage Record for: SPIKER Bradford Zinn and Alice Lucinda Williams
    Funeral Card for: SPIKER Bradford
    Funeral Card for: SPIKER Bradford
    Obituary of: SPIKER Bradford Zinn
    Obituary of: SPIKER Bradford Zinn
    Selective Service Registration - SPIKER Bradford Zinn
    Selective Service Registration - SPIKER Bradford Zinn

    Headstones
    Grave marker(s) for: SPIKER Bradford Zinn and Alice Lucinda Williams
    Grave marker(s) for: SPIKER Bradford Zinn and Alice Lucinda Williams
    CEMETERY - South Fork Baptist Church Cemetery
    CEMETERY - South Fork Baptist Church Cemetery

  • Sources 
    1. [S1] VITAL RECORDS - West Virginia Births, 1853-1930, (http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_bcsearch.aspx).

    2. [S8] NEWSPAPER - Obituaries.

    3. [S9] FUNERAL HOME - Funeral Memorial Card.

    4. [S17] U.S. WWII Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947, Ancestry.com, (Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.).

    5. [S19] U.S. Dept of Veterans Affairs BIRLS Death File, 1850-2010, Ancestry.com, (Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.).

    6. [S20] U.S. Veterans Gravesites, ca. 1775-2006, National Cemetery Administration.

    7. [S10] MEMORIAL - Marker, Stone, Mounument.

    8. [S1] VITAL RECORDS - West Virginia Births, 1853-1930, (http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_bcsearch.aspx), http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_view.aspx?Id=2261866&Type=Birth.
      RECORD OF BIRTH -- Indicates place of birth is "Oxford, R.1" [The physical and mailing addresses of the Spiker property are different. The farm is located in Holbrook, Ritchie Co. The post office is located in Oxford, Doddridge Co. The family refers to their home as being located in both "Oxford" and "Ritchie County."] Certificate signed by Jacob Spiker, father. Certificate filed 30 Apr 1942

    9. [S24] FAMILY - Michael Ian Spiker.

    10. [S21] VITAL RECORDS - Tennessee, State Marriages, 1780-2002, https://www.ancestry.com/interactive/1169/VRMUSATN1780_036223-00363/563322?backurl=https://www.ancestry.com/family-tree/person/tree/1600047/person/-1913022925/facts/citation/117604644408/edit/record.