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Virginia L. Stokes is enumerated in the 1940 U.S. Census when she was living with the Hunst [Hurst] family, her uncle, aunt, and cousin, in Shady Spring, WV. Virginia Stokes was working as a maid. She was living in Wise, VA, in 1943 when she enlisted in the Army in Roanoke, VA, according to her record in Ancestry and the National Archives, Access to Archival Databases.
After her military service, Virginia L. Stokes lived in Beckley, WV with her husband Charlie E. Pinkard. The couple was married in Raleigh, WV, in 1945. Virginia Stokes was living in Washington, D.C. when her mother died in 1972.
Virginia L. Stokes Pinkard lived in Brandon, FL, and she died in Tampa, FL in 2017.
Sources: Kentucky Birth Index in Ancestry; U.S. Obituary Collection in Ancestry; West Virginia Marriage Index in Ancestry; Public Records Index in Ancestry; "Deaths: Mrs. Nancy F. Jones," The Post (Stone Gap, VA); Family Trees in Ancestry.
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|NKAA Source:||Ancestry (online)|
|NKAA Source:||National Archives, Access to Archival Databases (online)|
|NKAA Source:||The Post (newspaper)|
Cite This NKAA Entry:
“Pinkard, Virginia Leigh Stokes,” Notable Kentucky African Americans Database, accessed February 7, 2023, https://nkaa.uky.edu/nkaa/items/show/300004497.
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