Volney H Artrip

12 November 1865–1 February 1953 (Age 87)
Wayne, Wayne, West Virginia, United States

The Life of Volney H

When Volney H Artrip was born on 12 November 1865, in Wayne, Wayne, West Virginia, United States, his father, Alia Artrip, was 37 and his mother, Ada Ferguson, was 26. He married Arabelle Thompson on 5 January 1886, in Wayne, West Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Lincoln Magisterial District, Wayne, West Virginia, United States in 1900 and Butler Magisterial District, Wayne, West Virginia, United States for about 30 years. He died on 1 February 1953, in Rittman, Wayne, Ohio, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Rittman Cemetery, Rittman, Wayne, Ohio, United States.

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Volney H Artrip
Arabelle Thompson
Marriage: 5 January 1886
Nell Artrip
Martin Luther Artrip
John Chester Artrip
James Franklin Artrip
Bertha Artrip
Ruth Artrip
Mary J Artrip
Olive Marie Artrip
Ailey Howard Artrip
Mamie Jeanette Artrip
George Artrip

Spouse and Children


    Arabelle Thompson


5 January 1886
Wayne, West Virginia, United States



    Martin Luther Artrip



    James Franklin Artrip


    Bertha Artrip


+6 More Children

Parents and Siblings


    Ada Ferguson




+7 More Children

World Events (8)

1866 · The First Civil Rights Act

Age 1

The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.
1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.

Age 2

This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 25

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

Name Meaning

Probably Danish or southern Swedish in origin, a respelling of a habitational name formed with -rup ‘village’, ‘hamlet’ (Old Norse þorp) as the second element.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Sources (3)

  • Voleny H Artrip, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Volney Artrip, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Volina Artrip, "United States Census, 1910"

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