McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families and Individuals

Notes


William Jackson Farley

1. Ancestry.com Web Site; Hiram Farley Search, 12 Apr 2002, submitted by
Adriene, asowords@dps.state.ut.us.
William Farley; born abt 1800 in Monroe Co, WV; died abt 1837/40 in Monroe
Co, WV; married Virginia Jane Sawyers in Giles Co, VA.
Virgina Jane Sawyers; born abr 1800/1801 in Giles or Monroe Co, VA; married
second, Joshua Richard Lilly.
Son, William Jackson Farley; no other information.
2. Ancestry.com Web Site, Jackson Farley Search, 27 Dec 2004, submitted by Jaymee Jenkins.
William Jackson Farley; married Lucy Ann Clark; only child listed: Mary Ann Farley.


Lucy Ann Clark

1. Ancestry.com Web Site, Jackson Farley Search, 27 Dec 2004, submitted by Jaymee Jenkins.
William Jackson Farley; married Lucy Ann Clark; only child listed: Mary Ann Farley.


Bartley Dolphus Farley

1. 1860 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Joes Branch PO, taken on 11 Jul 1860, Page 682, Family #220.
Listed as Bartley Farley, age 4, born in VA, in household of father, John Farley.
2. Ancestry.com Web Site, Jackson Farley Search, 27 Dec 2004, submitted by Jaymee Jenkins.
William Jackson Farley; married Lucy Ann Clark; only child listed: Mary Ann Farley.
Mary Ann Farley; born on 28 Feb 1853 in Mercer Co, WV; married Bartley Dolphus Farley, son of John
Henry and Lucy Ann Cole Farley, on 9 Jun 1877 in Mercer Co, WV; one son listed: James Alfred
Farley, born on 12 Mar 1884 in Raleigh Co, WV.


Mary Ann Farley

1. Ancestry.com Web Site, Jackson Farley Search, 27 Dec 2004, submitted by Jaymee Jenkins.
William Jackson Farley; married Lucy Ann Clark; only child listed: Mary Ann Farley.
Mary Ann Farley; born on 28 Feb 1853 in Mercer Co, WV; married Bartley Dolphus Farley, son of John
Henry and Lucy Ann Cole Farley, on 9 Jun 1877 in Mercer Co, WV; one son listed: James Alfred
Farley, born on 12 Mar 1884 in Raleigh Co, WV.


Numa C. Walker

1. 1860 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
Listed with in household of father, Numa Walker.
2. 1870 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Slab Fork Township Joes Branch PO; taken on 14 Sep 1870;
Page 597A; Family #3/3.
Listed as Numa C. Walker; age 15; born in VA; in household of father, Numa Walker.
3. Mercer Co, WV Web Site; www.rootsweb.com/~cemetery/westvirg/mercer.htm.
Keation Mills Cemetery, Egeria, Mercer Co, WV.
Numa C.C. Walker; born on 22 May 1857; died on 8 Apr 1919; buried here.
4. 1880 Census, Raleigh Co, WV, Slab Fork District, taken on 18/19 Jun 1880, Page 163B, Family #123.
Listed as Numa C.C.Walker, age 23, born in WV, farmer, head of household.


Sarah E.

1. 1880 Census, Raleigh Co, WV, Slab Fork District, taken on 18/19 Jun 1880, Page 163B, Family #123.
Listed as Sarah E. Walker, age 35, born in VA, in household of husband, Numa C.C. Walker.


Leona A. Walker

1. 1880 Census, Raleigh Co, WV, Slab Fork District, taken on 18/19 Jun 1880, Page 163B, Family #123.
Listed as Leoney A. Walker, age 2, born in WV, in household of father, Numa C.C. Walker.


James Alfred Farley

1. Ancestry.com Web Site, Jackson Farley Search, 27 Dec 2004, submitted by Jaymee Jenkins.
William Jackson Farley; married Lucy Ann Clark; only child listed: Mary Ann Farley.
Mary Ann Farley; born on 28 Feb 1853 in Mercer Co, WV; married Bartley Dolphus Farley, son of John
Henry and Lucy Ann Cole Farley, on 9 Jun 1877 in Mercer Co, WV; one son listed: James Alfred
Farley, born on 12 Mar 1884 in Raleigh Co, WV; died on 29 Apr 1955; married Narcissus Emily
Caspen Walker abt 1907 in Raleigh Co, WV.


Narcissus Emily Walker

1. 1880 Census, Raleigh Co, WV, Slab Fork District, taken on 18/19 Jun 1880, Page 163B, Family #122.
Listed as Narcissus E.C. Walker, age 8, born in WV, in household of father, Numa Walker.
2. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV; North Fork District; taken on 1 Jun 1900; Page 208A; Family #6/6.
Listed as N.E. Mills; age 28; born in WV in Feb 1872; widow; boarder; 5 children, all living; in
household of John Lusk.


Dewitt W. Farley

1. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Browns Creek District, taken on 22 Apr 1910, Page 278B,
Family #261.
Listed as Dewitt Farley, age 20, born in WV, boarder, coal miner, in household of Joseph F.
Reynolds.
2. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creeek District; Welch; taken on 18 Apr 1910; Page 103A;
Family #67/83.
Listed as D.C. Farley; age 20; born in WV; in household of father, John H. Farley.
(Listed twice in this census)
3. McDowell Co, WV; WW I Draft Registration Card # 2324; 5 Jun 1917.
Dewitt Farley; age 29; born in Pineville, WV; farmer; living in Welch, WV; dependent, wife and 2
children; tall with slender build; blue eyes and brown hair.
4. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Northfork District; Rolfe; taken on 23 Jan 1920; Page 165A;
Family #4/4.
Listed as Dewitt W. Farley; age 34; born in WV; married; blacksmith for coal co; head of household.
5. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Northfork District, taken on 9 Apr 1930, page 45A, Family #182.
Listed as Dewitt Farley, age 39, born in WV, married at 24, blacksmith for coal mine, head of
household.
6. McDowell Co, WV Death Certificate #740; WV Archives Web Site.
Dwitt Farley; age 29 (sic); born in 1902 (sic) in WV; married, husband of Elizabeth, last name
unknown, blacksmith for Ashland Coal Co; son of J.H. and Mary Wills Farley; died on 20 Jan 1931 at
Welch, McDowell Co, WV from "Gun sot in center forehead ranging down"; buried on 22 Jan 1931
in Browns Creek Mtn Cemetery; informant, T.J. Farley.


Elizabeth Jane "Lizzie" Melton

1. 1910 Census, Craig Co, VA; New Castle District; taken on 18 May 1910; Page 40A; Image 13 of
21; Family #101/101.
Listed as Jane E. Milton; age 13; born in VA; in household of father, John W. Melton.
2. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Northfork District; Rolfe; taken on 23 Jan 1920; Page 165A;
Family #4/4.
Listed as Lizzie Farley; age 24; born in VA; married; in household of husband, Dewitt Farley.
3. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Northfork District, taken on 9 Apr 1930, page 45A, Family #182.
Listed as Elizabeth Farley, age 35, born in VA, married at 20, in household of husband, Dewitt
Farley.


Hattie L. Farley

1. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Northfork District; Rolfe; taken on 23 Jan 1920; Page 165A;
Family #4/4.
Listed as Hattie Farley, age 6, born in WV, in household of father, Dewitt Farley.
2. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Northfork District, taken on 9 Apr 1930, page 45A, Family #182.
Listed as Hattie Farley, age 14, born in WV, in household of father, Dewitt Farley.


John W. Melton

1. Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940; LDS Web Site.
John W. Melton married on 29 Oct 1895 in Wythe Co, VA Ida B.E. Vaughn.
2. 1910 Census, Craig Co, VA; New Castle District; taken on 18 May 1910; Page 40A; Image 13 of
21; Family #101/101.
Listed as John Milton; age 35; born in VA; married once for 14 yrs; iron ore miner; head of
household.
3. Wythe Co, VA; WW I Draft Registration Card #349; 12 Sep 1918; Ancestry.com Web Site.
John Melton; age 45; born 28 Apr 1873; living at Fosters Falls, Wythe Co, VA; miner for John H.
Bailey, Crumpler, McDowell Co, WV; nearest relative, Ida Melton, Fosters Falls, VA; tall with medium
build; blue eyes and brown hair; has had thigh broken.
4. 1920 Census, Wythe Co, VA; Lead Mines District; taken on 12 Jan 1920; Page 98A; Image 25 of
36; Family #220/222.
Listed as John Melton; age 47; born in VA; married; farm laborer; head of household.
5. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Northfork District, taken on 9 Apr 1930, page 45A, Family #182.
Listed as John Melton, age 56, born in VA, in household of son-in-law, Dewitt Farley.
6. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #3781; WV Archives Web Site.
John Melton; age 57 yrs, 10 mons, 25 days; born 28 Apr 1873 in VA; married; husband of Ida
Melton; miner; living at Maitland, WV; son of Ira and Virginia (Primm?) Melton; died 23 Mar 1931
at Welch, WV from pneumonia; buried 25 Mar 1931 at Welch, WV; informant, Hattie Farley,
Maitland, WV.


Ida B. Vaughn

1. Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940; LDS Web Site.
John W. Melton married on 29 Oct 1895 in Wythe Co, VA Ida B.E. Vaughn.
2. 1910 Census, Craig Co, VA; New Castle District; taken on 18 May 1910; Page 40A; Image 13 of
21; Family #101/101.
Listed as Ida B. Milton; age 36; born in VA; married once for 14 yrs; 1 child, 1 living; in household
of husband, John W. Melton.
3. 1920 Census, Wythe Co, VA; Lead Mines District; taken on 12 Jan 1920; Page 98A; Image 25 of
36; Family #220/222.
Listed as Ida Melton; age 44; born in VA; married; in household of husband, John W. Melton.
4. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Northfork District, taken on 9 Apr 1930, page 45A, Family #182.
Listed as Ida Melton, age 50, born in VA, in household of son-in-law, Dewitt Farley.
5. McDowell Co, WV; Death Registry; Vol #__(1941); Browns Creek District; Page 300; WV Archives
Web Site.
Ida Vaughn Melton; age 69 yrs, 0 mons, 13 days; born in Russell Co, VA; widow; daughter of
William and Jane Vaughn; died 14 Oct 1941 in the Browns Creek District, McDowell Co, WV from
carcinoma of bladder; informant, Mrs. Joe Ward.
6. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Foster Falls Cemetery, Wythe Co, VA; submitted by Chuck Vaughn;
13 Jan 2013.
Ida Vaughn Melton; born 1 Sep 1871 in Russell Co, VA; died 14 Oct 1941; buried here; headstone
shown.


Danny Graham

1. "The Register Herald", Beckley, WV, Monday 27 Dec 2004, newspaper obit.
"BASIN- Okley Graham, 84, passed away Friday, Dec. 24, 2004, at Raleigh Nursing and
Rehabilitation Center in Daniels, after a long illness.
"Born Sept. 15, 1920, in Wyoming County, and was the son of the late Rev. Philip and Della
McKinney Graham.
"Mr. Graham was a retired coal miner, and was a member of the UMWA. He was a veteran of World
War II, having served in the Asiatic-Pacific Theater. While in service he received the American Theater
Ribbon, World War II Victory Medal, Philippine Liberation Ribbon with one Bronze Star, the Asiatic-
Pacific Theater Ribbon with two Bronze Stars, and the Good Conduct Medal.
"In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by a sister, Zilpha Graham.
"Survivors include his wife of 57 years, Opal Graham; a son, Danny Graham and his wife, Lela of Crab
Orchard; a daughter, Janie Hansford and her husband, Morris of Coal City; a grandson, Bryan Graham
of Beckley; a granddaughter, Ann Vance and her husband, Aaron of Bolt; a great-grandson, Austin
Vance of Bolt; two step granddaughters, Phyllis Hansford of Crab Orchard, and Penny Cook of
Dameron; three step great-grandchildren, David, Dakota, and Brittany Cook of Dameron. Also
surviving are two brothers, Philip Graham and Oley Graham; two sisters, Ruth Payne McKinney and
Edith Lee.
"Services will be 1 p.m. Tuesday at the Tankersley Funeral Home Chapel in Mullens, with the Rev.
Roger Tolliver officiating. Burial will follow in Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens, Beckley...."


John "Bud" Smith

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Big Creek District, Susanna, taken on 25 Apr 1930, Page 115A,
Family #260.
Listed as John Smith, age 26, born in VA, married at 19, coal miner, head of household.
2. "Bluefield Daily Telegraph", Tuesday, 28 Dec 2004, newspaper Obit.
"PRINCETON - Mrs. Mozelle Smith Christian, 74, of 606 Gum St., died Sunday, Dec. 26, 2004 at the
Princeton Community Hospital.
"Born June 18, 1930 at Yukon, she was the daughter of the late John Bud and Retta Hall Smith.
Mozelle was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother.
"In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Carlos L. Christian on Oct. 23,
1996, four brothers and three sisters.
"Survivors are her children, Glavis Christian of Princeton, Randy J. Christian Sr. of Ashley, Ind., Vicki
Boone and husband Jerry of Shackleford, Va. and Micki Lawson and husband Lewis of West Point,
Va.; sisters, Edith Ollie Rockledge, Fla. and Shirley Taylor of War; two granddaughters, eight
grandsons and 18 great-grandchildren.
"Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 29, 2004 from the Burns Wornal Chapel of
the Memorial Funeral Directory on the Athens Road in Princeton. Burial will follow in the Grandview
Memory Gardens on the Bluefield/Tazewell Road, Bluefield, Va...."


Retta Belle Hall

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Big Creek District, Susanna, taken on 25 Apr 1930, Page 115A,
Family #260.
Listed as Retta Smith, age 24, born in VA, married at 17, in household of husband, John Smith.
2. "Bluefield Daily Telegraph", Tuesday, 28 Dec 2004, newspaper Obit.
"PRINCETON - Mrs. Mozelle Smith Christian, 74, of 606 Gum St., died Sunday, Dec. 26, 2004 at the
Princeton Community Hospital.
"Born June 18, 1930 at Yukon, she was the daughter of the late John Bud and Retta Hall Smith.
Mozelle was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother.
"In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Carlos L. Christian on Oct. 23,
1996, four brothers and three sisters.
"Survivors are her children, Glavis Christian of Princeton, Randy J. Christian Sr. of Ashley, Ind., Vicki
Boone and husband Jerry of Shackleford, Va. and Micki Lawson and husband Lewis of West Point,
Va.; sisters, Edith Ollie Rockledge, Fla. and Shirley Taylor of War; two granddaughters, eight
grandsons and 18 great-grandchildren.
"Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 29, 2004 from the Burns Wornal Chapel of
the Memorial Funeral Directory on the Athens Road in Princeton. Burial will follow in the Grandview
Memory Gardens on the Bluefield/Tazewell Road, Bluefield, Va...."


Ruth Smith

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Big Creek District, Susanna, taken on 25 Apr 1930, Page 115A,
Family #260.
Listed as Ruth Smith, age 6, born in VA, in household of father, John Smith.


Lucille Smith

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Big Creek District, Susanna, taken on 25 Apr 1930, Page 115A,
Family #260.
Listed as Luciel Smith, age 4, born in WV, in household of father, John Smith.


Carlos Lee Christian

1. Social Security Death Index, LDS Web Site.
Carlos Christian; born on 26 Jul 1929; died on 23 Oct 1996; living at Elgood, Mercer Co, WV at death.
2. "Bluefield Daily Telegraph", Tuesday, 28 Dec 2004, newspaper Obit.
"PRINCETON - Mrs. Mozelle Smith Christian, 74, of 606 Gum St., died Sunday, Dec. 26, 2004 at the
Princeton Community Hospital.
"Born June 18, 1930 at Yukon, she was the daughter of the late John Bud and Retta Hall Smith.
Mozelle was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother.
"In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Carlos L. Christian on Oct. 23,
1996, four brothers and three sisters.
"Survivors are her children, Glavis Christian of Princeton, Randy J. Christian Sr. of Ashley, Ind., Vicki
Boone and husband Jerry of Shackleford, Va. and Micki Lawson and husband Lewis of West Point,
Va.; sisters, Edith Ollie Rockledge, Fla. and Shirley Taylor of War; two granddaughters, eight
grandsons and 18 great-grandchildren.
"Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 29, 2004 from the Burns Wornal Chapel of
the Memorial Funeral Directory on the Athens Road in Princeton. Burial will follow in the Grandview
Memory Gardens on the Bluefield/Tazewell Road, Bluefield, Va...."


Mozelle Smith

1. "Bluefield Daily Telegraph", Tuesday, 28 Dec 2004, newspaper Obit.
"PRINCETON - Mrs. Mozelle Smith Christian, 74, of 606 Gum St., died Sunday, Dec. 26, 2004 at the
Princeton Community Hospital.
"Born June 18, 1930 at Yukon, she was the daughter of the late John Bud and Retta Hall Smith.
Mozelle was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother.
"In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Carlos L. Christian on Oct. 23,
1996, four brothers and three sisters.
"Survivors are her children, Glavis Christian of Princeton, Randy J. Christian Sr. of Ashley, Ind., Vicki
Boone and husband Jerry of Shackleford, Va. and Micki Lawson and husband Lewis of West Point,
Va.; sisters, Edith Ollie Rockledge, Fla. and Shirley Taylor of War; two granddaughters, eight
grandsons and 18 great-grandchildren.
"Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 29, 2004 from the Burns Wornal Chapel of
the Memorial Funeral Directory on the Athens Road in Princeton. Burial will follow in the Grandview
Memory Gardens on the Bluefield/Tazewell Road, Bluefield, Va...."


Glavis Christian

1. "Bluefield Daily Telegraph", Tuesday, 28 Dec 2004, newspaper Obit.
"PRINCETON - Mrs. Mozelle Smith Christian, 74, of 606 Gum St., died Sunday, Dec. 26, 2004 at the
Princeton Community Hospital.
"Born June 18, 1930 at Yukon, she was the daughter of the late John Bud and Retta Hall Smith.
Mozelle was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother.
"In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Carlos L. Christian on Oct. 23,
1996, four brothers and three sisters.
"Survivors are her children, Glavis Christian of Princeton, Randy J. Christian Sr. of Ashley, Ind., Vicki
Boone and husband Jerry of Shackleford, Va. and Micki Lawson and husband Lewis of West Point,
Va.; sisters, Edith Ollie Rockledge, Fla. and Shirley Taylor of War; two granddaughters, eight
grandsons and 18 great-grandchildren.
"Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 29, 2004 from the Burns Wornal Chapel of
the Memorial Funeral Directory on the Athens Road in Princeton. Burial will follow in the Grandview
Memory Gardens on the Bluefield/Tazewell Road, Bluefield, Va...."


Randy J. Christian

1. "Bluefield Daily Telegraph", Tuesday, 28 Dec 2004, newspaper Obit.
"PRINCETON - Mrs. Mozelle Smith Christian, 74, of 606 Gum St., died Sunday, Dec. 26, 2004 at the
Princeton Community Hospital.
"Born June 18, 1930 at Yukon, she was the daughter of the late John Bud and Retta Hall Smith.
Mozelle was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother.
"In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Carlos L. Christian on Oct. 23,
1996, four brothers and three sisters.
"Survivors are her children, Glavis Christian of Princeton, Randy J. Christian Sr. of Ashley, Ind., Vicki
Boone and husband Jerry of Shackleford, Va. and Micki Lawson and husband Lewis of West Point,
Va.; sisters, Edith Ollie Rockledge, Fla. and Shirley Taylor of War; two granddaughters, eight
grandsons and 18 great-grandchildren.
"Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 29, 2004 from the Burns Wornal Chapel of
the Memorial Funeral Directory on the Athens Road in Princeton. Burial will follow in the Grandview
Memory Gardens on the Bluefield/Tazewell Road, Bluefield, Va...."


Vicki Christian

1. "Bluefield Daily Telegraph", Tuesday, 28 Dec 2004, newspaper Obit.
"PRINCETON - Mrs. Mozelle Smith Christian, 74, of 606 Gum St., died Sunday, Dec. 26, 2004 at the
Princeton Community Hospital.
"Born June 18, 1930 at Yukon, she was the daughter of the late John Bud and Retta Hall Smith.
Mozelle was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother.
"In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Carlos L. Christian on Oct. 23,
1996, four brothers and three sisters.
"Survivors are her children, Glavis Christian of Princeton, Randy J. Christian Sr. of Ashley, Ind., Vicki
Boone and husband Jerry of Shackleford, Va. and Micki Lawson and husband Lewis of West Point,
Va.; sisters, Edith Ollie Rockledge, Fla. and Shirley Taylor of War; two granddaughters, eight
grandsons and 18 great-grandchildren.
"Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 29, 2004 from the Burns Wornal Chapel of
the Memorial Funeral Directory on the Athens Road in Princeton. Burial will follow in the Grandview
Memory Gardens on the Bluefield/Tazewell Road, Bluefield, Va...."


Micki Christian

1. "Bluefield Daily Telegraph", Tuesday, 28 Dec 2004, newspaper Obit.
"PRINCETON - Mrs. Mozelle Smith Christian, 74, of 606 Gum St., died Sunday, Dec. 26, 2004 at the
Princeton Community Hospital.
"Born June 18, 1930 at Yukon, she was the daughter of the late John Bud and Retta Hall Smith.
Mozelle was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother.
"In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Carlos L. Christian on Oct. 23,
1996, four brothers and three sisters.
"Survivors are her children, Glavis Christian of Princeton, Randy J. Christian Sr. of Ashley, Ind., Vicki
Boone and husband Jerry of Shackleford, Va. and Micki Lawson and husband Lewis of West Point,
Va.; sisters, Edith Ollie Rockledge, Fla. and Shirley Taylor of War; two granddaughters, eight
grandsons and 18 great-grandchildren.
"Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 29, 2004 from the Burns Wornal Chapel of
the Memorial Funeral Directory on the Athens Road in Princeton. Burial will follow in the Grandview
Memory Gardens on the Bluefield/Tazewell Road, Bluefield, Va...."