David Deem II

b. circa 1830

Father*Jacob Deem b. c 1782, d. b 1860
Mother*Mary Catherine Lazure b. c 1792, d. a 1860
David Deem II|b. c 1830|p320.htm|Jacob Deem|b. c 1782\nd. b 1860|p274.htm|Mary Catherine Lazure|b. c 1792\nd. a 1860|p275.htm|Adam Deem Sr|b. 10 Jan 1757\nd. 7 Sep 1856|p121.htm|Catherine Fought|b. 1761\nd. b 1850|p248.htm|||||||

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Death*David Deem II died at Ritchie County, WV. 
Birth*He was born circa 1830 at Ritchie County, WV. 
(Living With Parents) CensusHe appeared on the census of 25 July 1850 in the household of his parents Jacob Deem and Mary Catherine Lazure at Western District, Ritchie County, (W)VA; Jacob Deem 68 farmer, Mary Deem 58, Jacob Deem 23 farmer, David Deem 20 farmer, Rosanna Deem 26, Susan Deem 15, William Deem 12.1
Marriage*David Deem II married Rachel Jenkins, daughter of John Jenkins and Nancy Jackson, on 18 October 1855 at Ritchie County, WV. 
Occupation*David Deem II occupation in 1860 at Farmer, Ritchie County, (W)VA. 
Census*He and Rachel Jenkins appeared on the census of 1860 at Ritchie County, (W)VA; David Deem 30 farmer, Rachel Deem 30, Francis M Jenkins 12, Mary Jenkins 8, Jacob Deem 5, Nancy Deem 2.2
Military*Served in the military on 14 August 1862; mustered into service with Co. E. 11th WV Infantry as Captain. This was not an earned rank. During the Civil War, the company officers were elected by popular vote! He was wounded in battle at West Fork on Sept. 23, 1864 as a result of receiving a miniball to the big toe on the right foot which caused severe damage. Fragments were removed before swelling had subsided but he recovered and was discharged from service on June 1, 1865. 
Marriage*David Deem II married Arthie McLaughlin on 22 October 1871 at Oil Rock, Wirt County, WV.3
Census*David Deem II appeared on the census of 1890 at Murphy District, Ritchie County, WV.4

Family 1

Rachel Jenkins b. circa 1827, d. before 22 October 1871

Family 2

Arthie McLaughlin b. circa 1855, d. unknown

Last Edited27 Feb 2010


  1. [S43] 1850 Census Ritchie County (W)VA Western District.
  2. [S45] 1860 Census Ritchie County (W)VA.
  3. [S55] Wirt County WV Marriage Record.
  4. [S153] 1890 Veterans Schedule Ritchie County WV Murphy District.