MEMORABLE BRAMWELL PIONEERS

JOHN CONRAD "COON" PACK & FAMILY

PIONEER SOUTHERN WEST VIRGINIA COAL OPERATOR:

( General Mgr. of Buckeye Coal & Coke Company )

JOHN CONRAD "COON" PACK:

BIRTH: Dec. 1866 - Leatherwood (near Hinton), Summers County, West Virginia
DEATH: Jan 1934 (aged 6768) - Saint Petersburg, Pinellas County, Florida
BURIAL: Woodlawn Memorial Park Bluewell, Mercer County, WV

Year 1905 text from: "HISTORY OF SUMMERS COUNTY, WEST VIRGINIA ":

( Theodore Roosevelt/Presidential term - September 14, 1901 – March 4, 1909 )

( Below text on John Conrad "Coon" Pack's life is from year 1908 article. )

John Conrad "Coon" Pack was raised on the family farm, near Hinton, WV until the age of 18. In 1893 he moved to Bramwell, WV and engagued in the merchantile business for about three years. In 1897 he accepted the position as Store Manager for the Buckeye Coal Company. He held this position until 1904. At that time he was given the position of Generl Manager of the Buckeye Coal Company. He held that position until the time of his death in 1934 at the age of 68. John "Coon" Pack married Emma H. Johnston in 1887.

John & Emma Pack's Children:

Daisy May Pack - Born: APR 1890 in WV
Married - 1914 - Joseph Chelsey Hindsley

Glennie E. Pack - Born: JAN 1892 in WV
Married - D.T. Pritchard

W. Scott Pack - Born : Mar. 28, 1900 - Died : May 25, 1938. Married - Derthy Harrison - Scott was the Buckeye Coal Company Store Mgr.

Lucile Pack - Born: APR 1895 in WV
Married - Mr. Bouldin

Paul Meador Pack - Born: Jan. 1897 in WV and was married in 1924 in Mercer Co. WV to Mabel Blanch Hale. Paul Meador Pack (1897 - 1971) was the General Mgr. of Buckeye Coal & Coke Company. His father had once held this same position. Paul Pack was well known in the coal mining community. Paul M. Pack's life was captured by the 1940 U.S. Census. In 1940, he was 42 years old and lived in Bramwell, Rock District, West Virginia, with his wife, Blanche Age (38) , and 2 sons: J. William Pack (Age 12) and Allen Scott Pack (Age 9).

LIFE OF JOHN CONRAD "COON" PACK :

( Dateline: Jan 1934 - Saint Petersburg, Pinellas County, Florida)

 


Published in Bluefield Daily Telegraph Jan. on 28, 1934.

HISTORIC PACK HOUSE

 

John Pack's Wife: Emma H. Johnston Pack (Married John Conrad "Coon" Pack in 1887.)

Birth Date: Mar 23 1867

Death Date: 22 Mar 1950 ( Aged 83 )

Death Place: Mercer, West Virginia

Burial: Woodlawn Memorial Park, Bluewell, WV.

Mother: Sally Foote Johnson Father: Stewart Johnston

John C. Pack's Son:
W. Scott Pack

BIRTH: 28 Mar 1900
USA
DEATH: 25 May 1938 (aged 38)
Bluefield, Mercer County, West Virginia, USA
BURIAL: BluewellMercer CountyWest Virginia


W. Scott Pack's Wife: Derthy Harrison
W. Scott Pack's Father: John C. Pack
W. Scott Pack's Mother: Emma H./Johnsto
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John C. Pack's Son:
Mark Herman Pack:

Name: Mark Herman Pack
Birth Date: 27 May 1897
Birth Place: Simmons, West Virginia
Sex: Male
Mother: Emma H. Johnston

 

J. C. Pack's Daughter:

GLENNA PACK PRITCHARD

( Wife of D. T. Pritchard )

BIRTH: 27 Jan 1893
West Virginia, USA
DEATH: Aug 1960 (aged 67)
Asheville, Buncombe County, North Carolina, USA
BURIAL: BluewellMercer CountyWest Virginia,
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