Jacob Verlynne SPIKER

Jacob Verlynne SPIKER

Male 1913 - 1995  (82 years)

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  • Name Jacob Verlynne SPIKER  [1, 2
    Nickname Lynn 
    Born 19 Jan 1913  Holbrook, Ritchie County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Gender Male 
    Education SCHOOL - Sunny Point School, Holbrook, Ritchie County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Education SCHOOL - Pullman High School, Ritchie County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Education SCHOOL - Glenville State College, Glenville, Gilmer County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Education SCHOOL - West Virginia University, Morgantown, Monongalia County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 7
    Graduated with Degree in Animal Husbandry followed by a Masters Degree in Animal Husbandry. 
    Occupation Lewis County Agricultural Extension Agent for 33 years.  [7, 8
    Military Service Enlistment Date 23 Apr 1943. Release Date 15 Apr 1946. Branch: ARMY  [9
    Memberships 1. President local Rotary Club.
    2. 4-H All Star Life Member.
    3. Member 4-H WV State Hall of Fame, inaugral class.  [7, 8
    Died 3 Apr 1995  Weston, Lewis County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [9, 10, 11
    Buried 5 Apr 1995  CEMETERY - Masonic Memorial Park, West Union, Doddridge County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [10, 12
    Age: 82 
    Cause: Natural Causes 
    • Funeral services from Floyd Funeral Home, Weston, VA [This funeral home closed in 2013] Officiant Rev. John Simmons.
    • A headstone inscribed on one side with the “Maxson” family name marks the gravesites of Adelene’s parents, Glen and Gay (Britton) Maxson. On the opposite side, the headstone is divided between family names “Spiker” for Lynn and Adelene (Maxson) Spiker and “Booher” for Adelene’s brother-in-law and sister, Ed and Arlene (Maxson) Booher.
    Person ID I8  Spiker Genealogy
    Last Modified 6 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 Adelene Marjorie MAXSON,   b. 15 Jul 1923, Ritchie County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Feb 2012, HOSP or INST - United Hospital Center, Bridgeport, Harrison County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years) 
    Married 17 May 1946  Vienna, Wood County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    • They were united in marriage by Lynn’s Uncle, Rev. Ofa Bennett (husband of Gay Spiker’s sister, Coe.)
    Last Modified 3 Jan 2018 
    Family ID F4  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 19 Jan 1913 - 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 - - SCHOOL - Pullman High School, Ritchie County, West Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsEducation - - SCHOOL - Glenville State College, Glenville, Gilmer County, West Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsEducation - Graduated with Degree in Animal Husbandry followed by a Masters Degree in Animal Husbandry. - - SCHOOL - West Virginia University, Morgantown, Monongalia County, West Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 17 May 1946 - Vienna, Wood County, West Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 3 Apr 1995 - Weston, Lewis County, West Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - Age: 82 - 5 Apr 1995 - CEMETERY - Masonic Memorial Park, West Union, 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: Lynn Spiker
    PROFILE PIC: Lynn 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 Jacob, Geneva, Marjory, Lynn, Dorothy & Catherine
    Birth Record for: SPIKER Jacob, Geneva, Marjory, Lynn, Dorothy & Catherine
    Marriage Record for: SPIKER Lynn and Adelene Maxson
    Marriage Record for: SPIKER Lynn and Adelene Maxson
    Funeral Card for: SPIKER Lynn
    Funeral Card for: SPIKER Lynn
    Selective Service Registration - SPIKER Lynn
    Selective Service Registration - SPIKER Lynn

    Headstones
    Grave marker(s) for: SPIKER Jacob Verlynne and Adelene Marjorie Maxson
    Grave marker(s) for: SPIKER Jacob Verlynne and Adelene Marjorie Maxson
    CEMETERY - Masonic Memorial Park
    CEMETERY - Masonic Memorial Park

  • Sources 
    1. [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=2261881&Type=Birth.
      Certificate signed by Gay Z. Spiker, mother. Certificate filed 12 Jun 1943.

    2. [S16] FAMILY - Melinda Spiker Chambers, http://www.spikerfamily.com/newspaper-box/january2017, 17 Jan 2017.
      “Dad didn’t like his name, so when he turned 18 his mom…let him change it to Lynn. That’s why he didn’t have a middle name.”

    3. [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=2261881&Type=Birth.
      Place of birth is recorded as "Oxford." [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."]

    4. [S24] FAMILY - Michael Ian Spiker.

    5. [S14] WEBSITE: SpikerFamily.com, http://spikerfamily.com/garden/familytree/lynn.

    6. [S14] WEBSITE: SpikerFamily.com, http://spikerfamily.com/newspaper-box/february2017.

    7. [S16] FAMILY - Melinda Spiker Chambers.

    8. [S14] WEBSITE: SpikerFamily.com, http://www.spikerfamily.com/newspaper-box/february2017.

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

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

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

    12. [S18] WEBSITE: FindAGrave.com, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/142055457/jacob-v-spiker.

    13. [S2] VITAL RECORDS - West Virginia Marriages, 1785-1971, (http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_mcsearch.aspx), http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_view.aspx?Id=11797844&Type=Marriage.