James Everett Mark 1896 – 1968

James Everett Mark was born 28 October 1896 in Chester, Wayne, Ohio. He was the son of William Mark and Elidia Rebecca Ritter. On 31 December 1924 he married Effie Margaret Carter. They had eleven children. James is buried in Wooster Cemetery.

Obituary for James:

“J. E. Mark, 72, PCA Retiree.  James E. Mark died Tuesday evening on his 72nd birthday at the Wooster Community Hospital.  He had been ill since July.  He was born in Overton to WIlliam and Rebecca Mark.  A member of Baptist Church he had lived in the Wooster area all his life.  He was retired in 1961 from the Packaging Corporation of America in Rittman.  Survivors include two daughters, Mrs. Dorothy Wynn and Mrs. Daryl Proesser, both of Mansfield: four sons, Marion J. and Harold D., both of Wooster, Fred L. Orrville, Sgt. Milo on leave from the U. S. Army: ten grandchildren: three brothers, Amos of New Pittsburg, Guy of Burbank and Tom of Wadsworth.  His wife, Effie, died April 5, 1966.  A brother Charles died previously.  services will be held Friday at 1:30 p. m. at McIntire Funeral Home with Rev. Lowell Boatright of West Hill Baptist Church officiating.  Friends may call Thursday from 7 – 9 p. m. at the funeral home.  Burial will be in Wooster.”

1 James Everett Mark b: 28 Oct 1896 in Chester, Wayne, OH, d: 28 Oct 1968 in Wooster, Wayne, OH
…… + Effie Margaret Carter b: 15 Feb 1904 in Knox, OH, m: 31 Dec 1924, d: 05 April 1966
…………2 Dayrell Lucille Mark b: Abt. 1926
………… + Earl Parson
…………2 Dorothy Mark b: Abt. 1928
………… + Robert Wynn
………………3 Robert Wynn
………………3 Gary Wynn
………………3 Larry Wynn
…………2 Marion J. Mark b: Abt. 1929
………… + Donna Jean Clason
………………3 James Andrew Mark
………………3 Sandra Jean Mark
…………2 Fredrick L. Mark
…………2 Milo A. Mark
………… + Edna Marcum
…………2 Harold D. Mark
………… + Barbara Neibet Mark
………………3 Earl Dean Mark
………………3 Barbara Jean Mark
…………2 Anna Mark
…………2 Marie Mark
…………2 Violet Mark
…………2 Rudy Mark
…………2 Kenneth Leroy Mark b: 19 Dec 1937 in OH, d: 21 Dec 1937 in OH

Selected Sources:

  • Birth Record for James Even Mark, 28 October 1896, Volume 3, page 206, #6, Wayne County Probate Court, Court House, 107 W Liberty St., Wooster, Ohio.
  • 1900 Federal Census, Wayne Co., Ohio; 1900; Vol. 155, E.D. 142, Sheet 10; Line 37; Family History Center Microfilm #1241331. Chester Township. William Mark family
  • 1910 US Census, Chester, Wayne, Ohio, SD 16, ED 160, Sheet 4A
    Rebecca Mark, 55, widow
  • Genealogy of William Mark Family; 1844-1965; Compiled by Bertha
    Flickinger Mark
  • World War One Draft Rigistration Card for James Evant Mark, Sept 1918, ancestry.com.  National Archives and Records Administration. James Evant Mark
  • Certificate of Marriage for James Mark and Effie Marguerite Carter, 31 Dec 1924.  Wayne Co OH Marriage Records Vol 21, Page 450.
  • 1930 U. S. Census, Clinton, Wayne, Ohio, SD 14, ED 85 – 12, Sheet 5A. James E. Mark
  • Certificate of Death for James Everett Mark, 29 October 1968, Registrar’s #246, Division of Vital Statistics, Ohio Department of Health, Wayne Co. Health Dept., 203 S Walnut Street, Wooster.
  • “J. E. Mark, 72, PCA Retiree.” Daily Record 1968.
  • The Wayne County Genealogical Society. Wooster Cemetery 1852 – 2003. Ohio: Privately Published.

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