5. Wallace Ward2 Provins (Jacob A.1) was born in Pennsylvania on June 1, 1873.(14867) The 1880 US census shows him at age 7 with his parents in Masontown Borough, Fayette County, Pennsylvania. His 1818 WWI draft registration card shows him in Scott Haven, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania with his wife Bertha. The 1920 US census shows him as a grocery merchant owning his own home worth $3000 in Industry Village, Elizabeth Township, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania. He died about 1948 in Elizabeth, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania.(14868)
About 1910 he married Bertha Mae Decker.(14869) Bertha Mae Decker was born in Smock, Fayette County, Pennsylvania on September 27, 1892.(14870) The 1900 US census shows her at age 7 with her parents in Vanderbilt Village, Dunbar Township, Fayette County, Pennsylvania. Bertha was the daughter of Frank (William Frank) Decker and Minty (Araminta or Ariminta) Rugh.
She died in 1959.
Wallace Ward Provins and Bertha Mae Decker had the following children:
8 i. Loretta Mae3 Provins was born in Pennsylvania in 1911.(14871) The 1930 US census shows her at age 18 with her parents in Industry Village, Elizabeth Township, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania. Loretta had no children of her own, but raised the neice of husband James. She died about 1999.(14872) She was buried at a cemetery in West Newton, South Huntingdon Township, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania.(14873) She married twice. She married Daniel Taylor.(14874) She married James Couchenour.(14875)
+ 9 ii. Sterling Elroy Provins was born in 1917.
10 iii. Wilda Mae Provins was born in Pennsylvania in 1920.(14876) The 1930 US census shows her at age 9 living with her parents in Industry Village, Elizabeth Township, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania. She died in 1947.(14877) She married _____ Sloane.(14878) (See _____ Sloane for the continuation of this line.)
+ 11 iv. Wallace Dale Provins was born on September 5, 1922.
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