http://www.dreamscape.com/jfolger/dl0001.htmlhttp://www.dreamscape.com/jfolger/dl0001.html 2. William H. FOLGER - b. 9 MAY 1813, d. 12 MAR 1890 +Anna "Ann" ENSMINGER - b. ABT 1812, d. 17 FEB 1896, m. 25 FEB 1834 3. Elizabeth FOLGER - b. ABT 1836, d. 13 MAY 1865 3. James Webster FOLGER - b. FEB 1836, d. 1907 +Emiline "Emma" - b. APR 1851 3. Warren FOLGER - b. ABT 1841, d. 27 NOV 1859 3. Amanda FOLGER - b. 16 OCT 1841, d. 30 AUG 1926 3. Casidel or_Campsedell FOLGER - b. ABT 1847, d. 1 DEC 1884 3. Theodore FOLGER - b. OCT 1849, d. 15 DEC 1885 +Harriet - b. OCT 1853 4. Theodore T. FOLGER - b. SEP 1874 3. Marietta FOLGER, d. OCT 1859 3. Willie FOLGER - b. ABT 1858, d. 2 SEP 1859
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HISTORY OF BELMONT AND JEFFERSON COUNTIES. PAGE 321
In 1847 the dwellng house of Dr. William Folger and another dwelling built in connection with it on West Main street, south side were totally consumed by fire. The dwelling connected with the doctor's house, was occupied s a carpenter's shop, and the fire commencing within it among shavings and dry lumber, enveloped the buildings in flames in a few moments. So sudden was the destruction of the buildings that only a few articles of the doctor's household goods were saved.
ALSO-- HISTORY OF BELMONT AND JEFFERSON COUNTIES. PAGE 331 W. H. Folger, a native of Winchester, Va., was born May 9, 1813, and is of French extraction. His father was a soldier in the war of 1812. At the age of fifteen years his father removed to Harrison county, Ohio, and from thence to Somerset township, Belmont county. He remained with his father till twenty-one yers of age, and then found his way to Barnesville, where he followed the trade of carpenbter and joiner for fifteen years in the summer seasons, and in the winter worked at gunsmithing. Mr. Folger was afflicted with spasmodic asthma, for which reason he began the study of medicine with Dr. Waddle, became a practicing physician and followed the same for a number of years. He first owned property in the west end of town, but sold it and bought the property now owned by Frasier & Judkins, and kept a drug store and grocery. He was at this place for some nine years, after which he removed to his present location on South Chestnut street. Married *Ann Ensiminger*(sp?) in January, 1833. He has four children living, two sons and two daughters. Both the sons served in the war against the Rebellion.