Person:William Arnold (100)

Watchers
William 'Howard' Arnold
d.date unknown
m. 16 Feb 1882
  1. William 'Howard' Arnold1883 -
  2. Nora F. Arnold1887 -
  3. Benjamin Cleveland Arnold1888 -
  4. Nellie M. Arnold1891 -
  5. Artho Arnold1893 -
  6. Boyd Henry Arnold1895 -
m. abt 1903
  1. Waymond ArnoldAbt 1904 -
  2. Loretha ArnoldAbt 1906 -
  3. Donald Robert Arnold1910 -
  4. Edith ArnoldAbt 1918 -
Facts and Events
Name William 'Howard' Arnold
Gender Male
Birth[1][2] 26 Aug 1883 Letter Gap, Gilmer Co., West Virginia, United States
Death? date unknown
Marriage abt 1903 to Bertha Ann Snyder
Residence[3] abt 1942 Akron, Summit Co., Ohio, United States

The WV Vital Records online are a typed transcription of the original and it looks like this may be a typo. Those records give Howard's birth as 26 Aug 1884 whereas both the 1900 census and the WW II Draft Card gives his birthdate as 26 Aug 1883.

1900 Census Dist 33, Glenville, Gilmer Co., West Virginia Arnold, H. C. Head W M May 1861 39 M19yrs WV WV WV Arnold, Sarah wife W F Mar 1866 34 M19yrs 6ch/6 lvg WV WV WV Arnold, Howard son W M Aug 1883 17 S WV WV WV (William Howard) Arnold, Nora F. dau W M [sic] Feb 1887 13 S WV WV WV (obviously female) Arnold, Cleveland B. son W M Apr 1889 11 S WV WV WV Arnold, Nellie M. dau W F Jan 1891 9 S WV WV WV Arnold, Artho son W M Mar 1893 7 S WV WV WV Arnold, Boyd H. son W M Sep 1895 4 S WV WV WV

1910 Census, Dist 0120, Leadsville, Randolph Co., West Virginia Arnold, Howard Head M W 26 M1 for 7yrs WV WV WV (William Howard) Arnold, Bertha wife F W 26 M1 for 7yrs 2ch/2lvg WV WV WV Arnold, Waymond son M W 6 S WV WV WV Arnold, Lovetta dau F W 4 S WV WV WV (looks to me like Loretha which agrees with her father's WW II draft card) Taylor, Floyd boarder M W 18 S OH OH OH Taylor, Everett boarder M W 16 S OH OH OH

1920 Census Dist 175, Akron Ward 5, Summit Co., Ohio Arnold, Howard Head M W 36 M WV WV WV street car conductor Arnold, Bertha wife F W 36 M WV WV WV Arnold, Waymond son M W 16 S WV WV WV Arnold, Doretha dau F W 14 S WV WV WV Arnold, Donald son M W 9 S WV WV WV Arnold, Edith dau F W 1 2/12 S OH WV WV

U.S. World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942 Name: William Howard Arnold Birth Date: 26 Aug 1883 Birth Place: Gilmare Co, West Virginia Residence: Summit, Ohio (But his Gilmer, WV, birth record says born 26 Aug 1884!) Race: White Nearest relative who will know your address: Loretha White, 421 E. Buchtel Ave., Akron, Ohio Signed as "William H. Arnold"

References
  1. United States. Selective Service System. World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918. (Washington, D.C.: National Archives Microfilm Publication M1509, 1987-1988).

    This record has a d/o/b as 26 Aug 1883.

  2. West Virginia, United States. Vital Research Records Search Selection. (West Virginia, United States: West Virginia Archives and History)
    Gilmer County Birth Records.

    http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_bcdetail.aspx?Id=13782. This record has d/o/b as 26 Aug 1884.

  3. United States. World War II Draft Registration Cards.
  4.   State of Ohio, Bureau of Vital Statistics. Ohio Deaths 1908-1953. (Ohio, United States: Intellectual Reserve, Inc.).

    Death record of his wife Bertha Snyder Arnold.

  5.   West Virginia, United States. Deaths, 1804-1999.

    Son Donald Robert Arnold and Eva Blondena Woodyard

  6.   United States. 1900 U.S. Census Population Schedule. (National Archives Microfilm Publication T623)
    Dist 33, Glenville, Gilmer Co., West Virginia.

    Enumerated as 'Howard'.

  7.   United States. 1910 U.S. Census Population Schedule. (National Archives Microfilm Publication T624)
    Dist 0120, Leadsville, Randolph Co., West Virginia.
  8.   United States. 1920 U.S. Census Population Schedule. (National Archives Microfilm Publication T625)
    Dist 175, Akron Ward 5, Summit Co., Ohio.