Posted By:Wbh
Subject:Re: Bennett-Dahmer Descendants
Post Date:June 11, 2012 at 10:52:59
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Forum:Pocahontas County, WV Genealogy Forum
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G.L Dahmer was born 17 February 1900 at Pendleton county, the son of Joel M. and Martha Dahmer. The birth record is here:

A second birth record gives his birth date as 18 February 1900, his name as Gilbert Loss Dahmer, and his parents as Joel M. Dahmer and Elizabeth Harper. That record is here:

The 1900 census of Pendleton county, West Virginia, gives his name as Losten Dahmer, and his parents Joel M. and Martha E. Dahmer:
Household Gender Age Birthplace
Head Joel M Dahmer M 52 West Virginia
Wife Martha E Dahmer F 31 West Virginia
Son Martin V Dahmer M 7 West Virginia
Son Austin S Dahmer M 4 West Virginia
Daughter Ella M Dahmer F 2 West Virginia
Son Loston Dahmer M 0 West Virginia
Stepson Porvan G Sites M 10 West Virginia
The 1900 census record is here(lines 65-71):

J.M. Dahmer, age 37and widowed, married Lizie Harper, age 25 and single, on 28 December 1892 at Pendleton county, West Virginia. The marriage record is here:

Joel Miles Dahmer died on 16 June 1928 at Frankford, Greenbrier, West Virginia. He had been born on 12 April 1849, the son of Joel and Sarah Dahmer of Pendleton county. His death certificate is here: