Here's what I've gathered so far relative to my Uncle, Wren W. Carlisle's family. Wren married Ruby V. Williams, daughter of Rose Lee Teel and John Wallace or William Wallace Williams. If anyone has any information about this family or families, I would greatly appreciate hearing from you.
James Carlisle was born in Ireland but lived in Loudoun County and his profession was that of farmer/tobacco planter. he moved to HIghland County, Ohio in 1800. Does anyone know who his father was? I think he married twice...Nancy Williams and Saah Reno. Eugenia Kettering, posted 05/19/02
Loudoun County, VA Marriage Bonds 1762-1850 page 145:
James Carlisle married Emily Wiley February 7, 1848
Wren W. Carlisle was a son of Joseph Albert Carlisle, b. 1871, Ohio and his wife, Florence, b. 1876, Virginia. Joseph Albert Carlisle is first found in the 1880 census in Battletown, Clarke Co, VA.
Home in 1880: Battletown, Clarke, Virginia
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1836
Relation to Head of Household: Self (Head)
Spouse's Name: Sarah R.
Father's birthplace: Virginia
Mother's birthplace: Virginia
Occupation: Stone Mason
Marital Status: Married
Household Members: Name Age
Albert Carlisle 44
Sarah R. Carlisle 30
George J. Carlisle 18
Wm. H. F. Carlisle 16
Mary F. Carlisle 12
Joseph A. Carlisle 9
Aleck M. Carlisle 6
Margret E. Carlisle 5
The Joseph A. Carlisle Family lived in Purcellville, Mt. Gilead District, Loudoun County, VA in the 1910 census, where Joseph is a farm laborer. By 1920, the family is found in Leesburg, Loudoun County, Virginia where Joseph is a Silver Smith and owns his own shop. By 1930, Joseph and Florence have relocated to Columbus, Franklin Co, Ohio, where he is a retail Jeweler who owns his home. In their household are daughters Flora and Addie. Their children were:
Bertha, b. 1892, b. Virginia
Nora, b. 1893, b. Virginia
Mabel, b. 1895, b. Virginia
Albert, 1897, b. Virginia
WREN, b. 1901, b. Virginia
Elsie, b. 1910, b. Virginia
Florence, b. 1914, b. Virginia
Adelene, b. 1918, b. Ohio
In 1920, the household included Myrtle, wife of Albert.
The Washington Post Newspaper, January 19, 1942:
HURLED AGAINST CEILING BY GAS TANK EXPLOSION, MAN IS KILLED
Blown to Ceiling - W.W. Carlisle, 42, a welder, of 3314 N St, NW, was killed yesterday when the 4100-gallon gasoline truck, owned by the O'Boyle Transfer Company, he was working on with a torch exploded, thowing him against the ceiling. He was on top of the tank and had just opened the hatch. The explosion occurred in a shop at 3137 K St, NW. A cousin, Jesse Carlisle of 1728 Wisconsin Ave, was in the shop, as was Milton Redman. According to Mr. Redman, Wren Carlisle had roomed with him for a number of years, once in Columbus, Ohio. Redman carried Carlisle's body from the shop and at 10:10 a.m., he was pronounced dead by Dr. John Shadid of the Emergency Hospital Ambulance. Dr. Magruder MacDonald, coroner, issued the certificate of accidental death. His son, Lawrence Carlisle of 1504 33rd Street, NW, was notified.
Janelle W. Gaughan
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