Charles Blaine Deem sr

b. 3 September 1885, d. 12 November 1963

Father*Michael L Deem b. 7 Jun 1836, d. 25 Apr 1909
Mother*Laura Deem b. 25 Aug 1848, d. 5 Jan 1926
Charles Blaine Deem sr|b. 3 Sep 1885\nd. 12 Nov 1963|p2620.htm|Michael L Deem|b. 7 Jun 1836\nd. 25 Apr 1909|p474.htm|Laura Deem|b. 25 Aug 1848\nd. 5 Jan 1926|p1293.htm|William B. Deem|b. 1798\nd. 17 Apr 1885|p306.htm|Nancy Golden|b. 8 Nov 1802\nd. 20 Mar 1893|p425.htm|William P. Deem|b. 6 Sep 1822\nd. 4 Jun 1905|p432.htm|Canzada Barnes|b. 6 Sep 1830\nd. 10 Mar 1913|p1292.htm|

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Birth*Charles Blaine Deem sr was born on 3 September 1885 at Chesterville, Wood County, WV.1 
CensusHe appeared on the census of 1900 at WV School for the Deaf and Blind, Romney District, Hampshire County, WV.2
Occupation*He occupation between 1910 and 1957 at Scholl Prining Company Typesetter, Parkersburg, Wood County, WV.3,4,1 
Marriage*He married Christine Anna Jepson on 5 June 1912 at Wheeling, Ohio County, WV; Rev Howard Myers.4
Census*Charles Blaine Deem sr and Christine Anna Jepson appeared on the census of 1920 at 647 13th St, Parkersburg, Wood County, WV; B Charles Deem 33 Printer, Christine A Deem 31, Paul B Deem 5, Donald Y Deem 3.5
Census*Charles Blaine Deem sr and Christine Anna Jepson appeared on the census of 1930 at 1327 Spring St, Parkersburg, Wood County, WV; Charles B Deem 44 Printer, Christine A Deem 42, Paul B Deem 15, Donald Deem 13, Charles B Deem 10/12, Kathleen Deem 9.6
ResidenceCharles Blaine Deem sr lived in 1942 at 3911 Emerson Ave, Parkersburg, Wood County, WV.1 
Military*World War II Draft Card in 1942.1
Religion* In November 1963 at Good Sheperd Episcopal Church, Parkersburg, Wood County, WV.3 
Residence*He lived in November 1963 at 2315 Franwood Place, Parkersburg, Wood County, WV.3 
Death*He died on 12 November 1963 at Camden Clark Memorial Hospital, Parkersburg, Wood County, WV, at age 78;
Charles B. Deem, 78, of 2315 Franwood Place, died early today at the Camden Clark Memorial Hospital. He was born September 3, 1885, at Chesterville, Wood County, the son of the late Michael L. and Laura Deem, and was a member of the Good Shepherd Episcopal Church. He was one of the six founders of the West Virginia Association of he Deaf having served as president of the group and treasurer for 20 years. He was also a member of the International Typographical Union and was one of the best known hand typesetters in the area having been employed from 1910-1957 at Scholl Printing Co. Survivors include, his wife, Mrs. Christine Anna Deem, Parkersburg, three sons, Paul B. Deem, Manitou Beach, Michigan, Donald Y. Deem, Bradenton, Fla., Charles, Jr. with whom he resided of Parkersburg; two daughters, Mrs. Kathleen Crawley of Parkersburg, and Mrs. Mae Wallace of Atwater, Calif. Two brothers, William Deem, Mineral Wells and Harvey Deem of Akron, OH., and 18 grandchildren and two great grandchildren also survive. He was preceded in death by an infant son, two brothers and two sisters. Funeral services will be conducted at 3:30 p.m. Saturday at the Leavitt Funeral Home with the Rev. W. O. Neisch officiating. Burial will be in the Mt. Olivet Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home after 7 o'clock tonight. 
Burial*He was buried on 16 November 1963 at Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Parkersburg, Wood County, WV.3 


Christine Anna Jepson b. August 1887, d. 10 November 1976

Last Edited27 May 2010


  1. [S54] Military Record.
  2. [S225] 1930 Census Hampshire County WV Romney District.
  3. [S7] Obituary.
  4. [S160] Ohio County WV Marriage Record.
  5. [S17] 1920 Census Wood County WV Parkersburg District.
  6. [S19] 1930 Census Wood County WV Parkersburg District.