Fifteenth Census Population for Clark District, Harrison County, West Virginia, 1930

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Fifteenth Census Population for Clark District, Harrison County, West Virginia, 1930

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Census, 1930


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Population--United States


The Fifteenth United States Census records for Clark District, Harrison County, West Virginia, for 1930. The census divides the population into categories of name, age, sex, race, marital status, occupants and relation to head of house, whether the home is owned or rented, value of home or rent, whether home is a farm residence, and whether the home has a radio. It also records college attendance, literacy, birthplace and birthplace of parents, citizenship status, language spoken before coming to United States, year of immigration, occupation or business, class of worker, whether they worked the previous day, military status, and the war or expedition participated in.

A notable resident listed is William Richard King (1927-1992). Born in Clarksburg, West Virginia, on March 7, 1927, King enlisted in the United States Army Air Forces on May 12, 1945, two months after his 18th birthday. He completed his tour of duty on October 31, 1949, then re-enlisted on July 28, 1950, at the rank of sergeant, to serve in the Korean War. King’s wife, Annemarie, immigrated to the United States on May 7, 1951, along with their daughter, Ellen Jean Stritter. Despite arriving with a marriage certificate, William and Annemarie were married again in the United States. King served in both the Korean and Vietnam Wars before his honorable discharge from military service on February 28, 1966. In 1974, William and Annemarie moved to Spring Hill, Florida, where their son Ralph also lived. William King died of natural causes on May 19, 1992, in Tampa, Florida. On March 17, 1995, a headstone was erected at the Florida National Cemetery.

In 2017, the University of Central Florida was one of three universities selected to launch the National Cemetery Administration’s Veterans Legacy Program Project. The program engaged a team of scholars to make the life stories of veterans buried in the Florida National Cemetery available to the public. The project engages UCF students in research and writing and fosters collaboration between students, faculty and local Central Florida schools to produce interactive curriculum for k-12 students. The corresponding website exhibit uses RICHES Mosaic Interface to create a digital archive of related data. The public can use the project-developed augmented-reality app at more than 100 gravesites at the Florida National Cemetery, where they can access the UCF student-authored biographies of veterans.


Quincie, Robert L.


Digital reproduction of original census record by Robert L. Quincie, April 3, 1930.

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Originally created by Robert L. Quincie and published by the United States Census Bureau.

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External Reference

Abney, Barb. "VA Selects UCF Historians to Archive Stories of Deceased Veterans Veterans." UCF Today, March 13, 2017. Accessed August 9, 2017.
Anderson, Margo J. The American Census: A Social History. New Haven [u.a.]: Yale Univ. Press, 2015.


Quincie, Robert L. and United States Census Bureau, “Fifteenth Census Population for Clark District, Harrison County, West Virginia, 1930,” RICHES, accessed July 19, 2024,