206 South Front Street, Wheeling, Ohio County, West Virginia



 



Tree: Jones Tree
Notes: This house, probably built by Henry F. Jones and/or W. E. Stone appears to have been built around 1903. It is on the left in the 1904 photo of Wheeling Island Homes found here:

http://wheeling.weirton.lib.wv.us/history/photos/artwork/island1.htm

Island Homes - From the Bridge
(Art Work of Wheeling, West Virginia, Chicago: The Gravure Illustration Company, 1904)

Thomas P. Thomas died at this addres in 1922. The remaining Stones and Joneses moved to Orchard Road by 1930. This means they moved sometime between 1922-1930. In 1930, the house is a rental (probably still owned by W. E. Stone) with six families living there:

(gross monthly $375)

1) Donald E. Hamill, brother James W. and sister Clara Jane ages 27, 23, 21; Donald a sports editor for the news paper; rent $50

2) James C. Meachem and wife Helen H. ages 34, 29, he a civil engineer in cement construction; rent $70

3) Samuel S. McCormick and wife Mae W. ages 34, 31, he a commercial trucker for a rubber & tire company; also lodgers Carl B. Christianson, age 30, a civil engineer for a general contractor and Edward C. Traylor, agd 28, a public school teacer; rent $70

4) James A. Fleming and wife Emma L. ages 54, 53, he a freight agent for a steam railroad; rent $70

5) Morris Naft and wife Sarah W. ages 31, 30, he owner of a news stand; rent $70

OpenStreetMap

Address : Latitude: 40.069112, Longitude: -80.729203


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206 South Front Street, Wheeling, WV
206 South Front Street, Wheeling, WV
This 1904 photograph from a book called "Art Work of Wheeling, West Virginia" shows two homes on Wheeling Island as viewed from the Steel Bridge (11th Street) [now demolished]. The house on the left, built about 1903, was identified as the "Henry Jones house" by Mifflin Marsh Jones. The house had the address 206 South Front Street since at least 1910. Before that, the house number was 48 South Front Street. The house has been demolished.

Died

Matches 1 to 4 of 4

   Last Name, Given Name(s)    Died    Person ID 
1 Jones, Henry F.  19 Jan 1919206 South Front Street, Wheeling, Ohio County, West Virginia I24
2 Talson, Dr. George Washington  19 Apr 1911206 South Front Street, Wheeling, Ohio County, West Virginia I122
3 Thomas, Elisabeth Clark  14 Dec 1910206 South Front Street, Wheeling, Ohio County, West Virginia I52
4 Thomas, Thomas Powell  11 Oct 1922206 South Front Street, Wheeling, Ohio County, West Virginia I121

Address

Matches 1 to 11 of 11

   Last Name, Given Name(s)    Address    Person ID 
1 Jones, Henry F.  9 Nov 1906206 South Front Street, Wheeling, Ohio County, West Virginia I24
2 Jones, Henry F.  1910206 South Front Street, Wheeling, Ohio County, West Virginia I24
3 Stone, Anna Persis  1910206 South Front Street, Wheeling, Ohio County, West Virginia I25
4 Stone, Anna Persis  1920206 South Front Street, Wheeling, Ohio County, West Virginia I25
5 Stone, Elizabeth T.  1910206 South Front Street, Wheeling, Ohio County, West Virginia I110
6 Stone, Elizabeth T.  1920206 South Front Street, Wheeling, Ohio County, West Virginia I110
7 Stone, Wilbur Ebenezer  1910206 South Front Street, Wheeling, Ohio County, West Virginia I91
8 Stone, Wilbur Ebenezer  1920206 South Front Street, Wheeling, Ohio County, West Virginia I91
9 Talson, Dr. George Washington  1910206 South Front Street, Wheeling, Ohio County, West Virginia I122
10 Thomas, Elisabeth Clark  1910206 South Front Street, Wheeling, Ohio County, West Virginia I52
11 Thomas, Thomas Powell  1920206 South Front Street, Wheeling, Ohio County, West Virginia I121

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