McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV; Families and Individuals

Notes


Jacob Collins Sr

1. 1850 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, Westerm District, taken on 12 Sept 1850, Page
291B, Family #1036.
Listed as Jacob Collins, age 25, born in TN, farmer, head of household.
2. 1860 Census, McDowell Co, VA, Peeryville P.O., taken 7 Jul 1860,
page #7, Family #40.
Listed as Jacob Collins, age 37, born in TN, farmer, head of household.
3. "First Families of McDowell Co, VA", 1860 Census, Family 40 Evans, page 7.
Footnote, Married Nancy Rife 23 July 1843, Pike Co, KY.
Son of John Collins.
4. 1870 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Sandy River District, page 1, Family #2.
Listed as Jocob Collins, age 47, as head of household, a farmer.
5. 1880 Census, McDowell Co, WV, compiled by William A. Marsh, Vol 9, page 772.
Sandy River Township, page 010.
Listed as Jacob Collins, Sr, age 56, as head of household, a farmer.
6. "Marriage Records of McDowell Co, WV...", page 5.
Jacob Collins, age 50, married Christinia Whit, age 40, on 15 Jun 1871.
Marriage Record Book 1, 1865-1896, page 98 (67).
He was born in Grainger Co, TN; she in Pike Co, KY.
His parents were John and Lydia Collins.
Her parents were Daniel and Margaret Whit.


Christina Whitt

1. 1850 Census, Pike Co, KY, Family 547, page 471.
Listed as Christinia Kenaday, age 17 in household of husband, Aly Kenaday.
2. 1860 Census, McDowell Co, VA, Family 85.
"First Families of McDowell Co, West Virginia", Evans, page 14.
Daughter of Daniel Whitt.
Married Ali Kenady, son of Andrew and Margaret (_______) Kenady
3. "Pioneers of Eastern and SE KY", Kozart, page 149.
Alley Canada married Christinia Whitt 15 Apr 1848.
4. 1870 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Sandy River District, page 1, Family #2.
Listed as Christina Whitt, age 37, in household of Jacob Collins.
5. 1880 Census, McDowell Co, WV, compiled by William A. Marsh, Vol 9, page 771.
Sandy River Township, page 010.
Listed as Christinia, age 47, in household of husband, Jacob Collins, Sr.
6. "Marriage Records of McDowell Co, WV...", page 5.
Jacob Collins, age 50, married Christinia Whit, age 40, on 15 Jun 1871.
Marriage Record Book 1, 1865-1896, page 98 (67).
He was born in Grainger Co, TN; she in Pike Co, KY.
His parents were John and Lydia Collins.
Her parents were Daniel and Margaret Whit.
7. "McDowell County, WV Heritage...", Landon Collins article, page 123.
Christinia was a daughter of Daniel and Margaret Smith Whitt.


John Collins

1. 1870 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Sandy River District, page 1, Family #2.
Listed as John Kenaday, age 5, in household of Jacob Collins with
mother, Christinia Whitt Kenaday.
2. 1880 Census, McDowell Co, WV, compiled by William A. Marsh, Vol 9, page 771.
Sandy River Township, page 010.
Listed as John Collins, age 17, as a son, in household of father Jacob
Collins, Sr.


John Wesley Collins Sr

1. 1850 Census Tazewell Co, VA; Western Distyrict; taken on 12 Sep 1850; Page 291B; Family #1035.
Listed as John Collins; age 51; born in VA; farmer; head of household.
2. 1860 Census, McDowell Co, VA (WV); Perryville PO; taken on 24 Jul 1860; Page 125: Family #126.
Listed as John Collins; age 63; born in VA; farmer; head of household.
4. "McDowell Co, WV, Web Site", www.scioto.org/McDowell/MQS/queries1997.html
April 1997. Bj04@aol.com.
Searching for record of death for John W. Collins and his wife Mary
Roark/O'Roark. Believe John was son of Meridith Collins of Pike Co, KY. Mary
was from Harlan Co, KY.
(Not sure if this was the same John Collins. There may have been two John's very close in age)
5. "McDowell Co, WV, Web Site", www.scioto.org/McDowell
"McDowell County-Internet Links", "Brenda Collins Dillion, Appalachian
Mountain Families", "Early Collins Research".
John W. Collins married first, per "The Riffe Book", in Grainger Co,
TN, Lydia Toner (sic Toney?); second Mary Roark/O'Roark. John was the son of
Meredith and Polly Holloway Collins.
6. "Marriage Index: KY, NC, TN, VA, WV, 1728-1850", CD #229, Family Tree Maker.
John Collins married on 8 Oct 1821 Lydia Toner in Grainger Co, TN.
7. Ancestry.com Web Site, Arnetta Collins search, 12 Nov 2001, submitted by
Selinda Holt, puck5@kih.net
Arnetta Collins; born in 1855 in Tazewell Co, VA; daugher of John Wesley and
Mary Roark Collins; son Richard Collins married Margarette Blankenship.
Margarette Blankenship was much younger than Richard. She was born abt 1893
in KY. She was probably Richard's second wife.


Lydia Toney

1. 1850 Census Tazewell Co, VA; Western Distyrict; taken on 12 Sep 1850; Page 291B; Family #1035.
Listed as Lidda Collins; age 50; born in VA; in household of husband, John Collins.
2. 1860 Census, McDowell Co, VA (WV); Perryville PO; taken on 24 Jul 1860; Page 125: Family #126.
Listed as Lidia Collins; age 63; born in VA; in household of husband, John Collins.
3. "McDowell Co, WV, Web Site", www.scioto.org/McDowell
"McDowell County-Internet Links", "Brenda Collins Dillion, Appalachian
Mountain Families", "Early Collins Research".
John W. Collins married first, per "The Riffe Book", in Grainger Co,
TN, Lydia Toner (sic Toney?); second Mary Roark/O'Roark. John was the son of
Meredith and Polly Holloway Collins.
(Not sure if this was the same John Collins. There may have been two John's very close in age)
4. "Marriage Index: KY, NC, TN, VA, WV, 1728-1850", CD #229, Family Tree Maker.
John Collins married on 8 Oct 1821 Lydia Toner in Grainger Co, TN.


Hannah Riffe

1. 1850 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, Westerm District, taken on 12 Sept 1850, Page
291B, Family #1036.
Listed as Hannah Rife, age 45, born in NC, in household of, Jacob
Collins. (Jacob Collins is probably her son-in-law.
2. 1860 Census, McDowell Co, VA, Peeryville P.O., taken 7 Jul 1860,
page #7, Family #40.
Listed as Hannah Rife, age 60, born in VA, in household of, Jacob Collins.
3. Internet e-mail, 22 Dec 1999, Rodney Veitschegger, Bowling Green, KY.
Gabriel Riffe born 18 Jan 1764 in PA; died abt 1826; married Elizabeth
Muncey. Gabriel was son of Peter Riffe, Sr. Elizabeth was born in 1775 in
NC.
Nancy Riffe, born in 1828; married Jacob Collins. She could be a daughter of
Hannah Riffe, RIN 1855, rather then Gabriel's daughter.
4. Internet e-mail, 22 Dec 1999, Rodney Veitschegger, Bowling Green, KY.
Gabriel Riffe born 18 Jan 1764 in PA; died abt 1826; married Elizabeth
Murry? Gabriel was son of Peter Riffe, Sr.
Hannah Riffe born 1805 in NC was a daughter.


Elexcis Musick Evans

1. "First Families of McDowell Co, VA", 1860 Census, Family 41 Evans, page 7.
Footnote, Family 374, 1850 Census, Logan Co, VA. Son of Ferrell and Pheobe
Musick (MRIN 330). Married Catherine Ferrell, daughter of Richard and Nancy
Ferrell.
2. "Southwest Virginia Kin", Vol 1, 1977, by Ethel Evans Albert; page 6.
Elixious Musick Evans; son of Ferrell and Pheobe Musick Evans; born abt
1819 in VA; married Catherine Ferrell.
3. Ancestry.com, Elexious Evans search, 14 Dec 2001, submitted by Shirley
Hornbeck, shornbeck@tminet.com.
Elexious Evans; born abt 1819 in Washington Co, VA; died on 23 Mar 1863 at
Mt Jackson, VA; married Catherine Ferrell.
4. 1860 Census, McDowell Co, VA, Peeryville P.O., taken 7 Jul 1860,
page #7, Family #41.
Listed as Elexious Evans, age 35, born in KY, farmer, head of household.


Catherine Ferrell

1. "First Families of McDowell Co, VA", 1860 Census, Family 41 Evans, page 7.
Footnote, Family 374, 1850 Census, Logan Co, VA. Daughter of Richard and
Nancy Ferrell.
Married Elexcis Evans, son of Ferrell and Pheobe Musick.
2. "Southwest Virginia Kin", Vol 1, 1977, by Ethel Evans Albert; page 6.
Elixious Musick Evans; son of Ferrell and Pheobe Musick Evans; born abt
1819 in VA; married Catherine Ferrell.
3. Ancestry.com, Elexious Evans search, 14 Dec 2001, submitted by Shirley
Hornbeck, shornbeck@tminet.com.
Elexious Evans; born abt 1819 in Washington Co, VA; died on 23 Mar 1863 at
Mt Jackson, VA; married Catherine Ferrell.
4. 1860 Census, McDowell Co, VA, Peeryville P.O., taken 7 Jul 1860,
page #7, Family #41.
Listed as Catherine Evans, age 35, born in VA, in household of husband,
Elexious Evans.


Nancy Evans

1. "First Families of McDowell Co, VA", 1860 Census, Family 41 Evans, page 7.
Footnote, Married John Brown of Tazewell Co, VA.
2. 1860 Census, McDowell Co, VA, Peeryville P.O., taken 7 Jul 1860,
page #7, Family #41.
Listed as Nancy Evans, age 13, born in VA, in household of father,
Elexious Evans.


Pheobe Evans

1. "First Families of McDowell Co, VA", 1860 Census, Family 41 Evans, page 7.
Footnote, Married George Hays and had 16 children.
2. 1860 Census, McDowell Co, VA, Peeryville P.O., taken 7 Jul 1860,
page #7, Family #41.
Listed as Pheobe Evans, age 11, born in VA, in household of father,
Elexious Evans.


Hiram Evans

1. 1860 Census, McDowell Co, VA, Peeryville P.O., taken 7 Jul 1860,
page #7, Family #41.
Listed as Hiram Evans, age 7, born in VA, in household of father,
Elexious Evans.


Anna Evans

1. "First Families of McDowell Co, VA", 1860 Census, Family 41 Evans, page 7.
Born 4 Aug 1854 in Logan Co, VA. Married James Taylor on 16 Feb 1874 in
Russell Co, VA.
2. 1860 Census, McDowell Co, VA, Peeryville P.O., taken 7 Jul 1860,
page #7, Family #41.
Listed as Anna Evans, age 6, born in VA, in household of father,
Elexious Evans.


Mary Evans

1. 1860 Census, McDowell Co, VA, Peeryville P.O., taken 7 Jul 1860,
page #7, Family #41.
Listed as Mary Evans, age 3, born in VA, in household of father,
Elexious Evans.


Richard Ferrell

1. "First Families of McDowell Co, VA", 1860 Census, Family 41 Evans, page 7.
Footnote, Family 374, 1850 Census, Logan Co, VA. Son of Ferrell and Pheobe
Musick (MRIN 330). Married Catherine Ferrell, daughter of Richard and Nancy
Ferrell.


Nancy

1. "First Families of McDowell Co, VA", 1860 Census, Family 41 Evans, page 7.
Footnote, Family 374, 1850 Census, Logan Co, VA. Son of Ferrell and Pheobe
Musick (MRIN 330). Married Catherine Ferrell, daughter of Richard and Nancy
Ferrell.


David Musick

1. "Southwest Virginia Kin", Vol 1, 1977, by Ethel Evans Albert; page 5.
Pheobe Musick; daughter of David and Anna McKinney Musick; born abt 1792 at
Carbo on Weaver's Creek in Russell Co, VA; died in 1854/55 in Pike Co, KY;
buried in Ferrell Cemetery, Ferrell Branch, Matewan, WV.
David Musick; killed by Indians in Big A Mountain area of Russell Co, VA.
2. Ancestry.com Web Site, Ferrell Evans search, 14 Dec 2001, submitted by
Shirley Hornbeck, shornbeck@tminet.com.
David Musick; born in 1752 in Spottsylvania Co, VA; died 12 Aug 1792 on
Big A Mtn, Russell Co, VA.
3. "Pioneer Recollections of Southwest Virginia", Elihu Jasper Sutherland,
1984, page 26, Emma Musick Beach article, August 31, 1945, Clincho, VA.
"My great-great grandfather was Elexius Musick. He was a baby when his
father, David Musick, was killed by Indians near Honaker, Virginia...".


Anna Musick McKinney

1. "Genealogy of WV-KY Hatfields" page 184.
Second wife of Ephriam Hatfield.
2. "Reference Book of Wyoming Co", Bowman, page 410.
Ephriam Hatfield (1765-16 Jun 1855) married first, Mary Goff, who died about
1790 and second, Ann McKinney Music (b 1755), widow of David Music, who was
killed by the Shawnee Indians, near Honaker, Russell Co, VA in Aug 1792.
Ann married Ephriam about 1795. She died a short time before Ephriam and is
buried beside her on Blackberry Creek, Pike Co, KY.
3. 1850 Census, Pike Co, KY, page 471, Family 545, taken 2 Sep 1850.
Listed as Anna Hatfield, age 95, born in NC, in household of son, Jermiah
Hatfield.
4. "Southwest Virginia Kin", Vol 1, 1977, by Ethel Evans Albert; page 5.
Pheobe Musick; daughter of David and Anna McKinney Musick; born abt 1792 at
Carbo on Weaver's Creek in Russell Co, VA; died in 1854/55 in Pike Co, KY;
buried in Ferrell Cemetery, Ferrell Branch, Matewan, WV.
David Musick; killed by Indians in Big A Mountain area of Russell Co, VA.
5. Ancestry.com Web Site, Ferrell Evans search, 14 Dec 2001, submitted by
Shirley Hornbeck, shornbeck@tminet.com.
David Musick; born in 1752 in Spottsylvania Co, VA; died 12 Aug 1792 on
Big A Mtn, Russell Co, VA: married Anna McKinney abt 1775.
Anna McKinney; born abt 1764 in Rutherford Co, NC; died on 21 Jan 1859 at
McCarr on Blackberry Creek, Pike Co, KY; buried in Anderson Hatfield
Cemetery on Blackberry Creek, Pike Co, KY.


Simeon L. Payne

1. 1850 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, Family 1041, page 292.
Son of John and Susannah (________) Payne.
2. "First Families of McDowell Co, VA", 1860 Census, Family 42, Evans, page 7.
Married Jane Muncey 14 Feb 1853, Tazewell Co, VA.
3. 1860 Census, McDowell Co, VA, Peeryville P.O., taken 7 Jul 1860,
page #7, Family #42.
Listed as Simeon L. Payne, age 27, born in VA, farmer, head of household.
4. "Annals of Tazewell Co, VA", Harman, Vol I, pages 166 and 167.
5. 1870 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Sandy River District, page 2, Family #9.
Listed as Simeon L. Payne, age 38, as head of household, a farmer.
6. "Marriage Records of McDowell Co, WV", page 8.
Marriage Record, Book 1, 1865-1896, page 137 (104).
Thomas Crabtree, age 23, married Elizabeth Payne, age 14, on 22 Mar 1875.
He was born in Buchanan Co, VA; she in McDowell Co, WV.
His parents were Jacob and Elenor Carbtree.
Her parents were S.L. and Jane Payne.
He was living in Wayne Co, WV.
7. Ancestry.com, Ephriam Kenaday search, 14 Dec 2001, submitted by
call2gh@aol.com.
Simeon L. Payne; born in 1831/32 in Giles Co, VA; died on 27 Jun 1905 in
Buchanan Co, VA; son of John and Susannah Lester Payne; married Mary Jane
Muncey on 14 Feb 1853 in Tazewell Co, VA; enlisted on 10 Nov 1862 at Peach
Orchard, KY in KY Volunteers as Sergeant; promoted to 2nd LT in 39th
Regimant of KY Infantry, Co I on 19 Jun 1865; buried in Payne Family
Cemetery in McDowell Co, WV.


Mary Jane Muncy

1. "First Families of McDowell Co, VA", 1860 Census, Family 42, Evans, page 7.
Married Simeon Payne 14 Feb 1853, Tazewell Co, VA.
2. 1860 Census, McDowell Co, VA, Peeryville P.O., taken 7 Jul 1860,
page #7, Family #42.
Listed as Mary J. Payne, age 24, born in KY, in household of husband,
Simeon L. Payne.
3. "Annals of Tazewell Co, VA", Harman, Vol I, pages 166 and 167.
4. 1870 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Sandy River District, page 2, Family #9.
Listed as Jane Payne, age 32, in household of husband, Simeon Payne.
5. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Sandy River District, page 247B, Family #152.
Listed as Mary Payne, age 60, born in Feb 1840 in TN, head of household.
Although she lists David Payne as her son, I believe this is her son-in-law
who married her daughter Nancy Payne.
6. Ancestry.com, Ephriam Kenaday search, 14 Dec 2001, submitted by
call2gh@aol.com.
Simeon L. Payne; born in 1831/32 in Giles Co, VA; died on 27 Jun 1905 in
Buchanan Co, VA; son of John and Susannah Lester Payne; married Mary Jane
Muncey on 14 Feb 1853 in Tazewell Co, VA; enlisted on 10 Nov 1862 at Peach
Orchard, KY in KY Volunteers as Sergeant; promoted to 2nd LT in 39th
Regimant of KY Infantry, Co I on 19 Jun 1865; buried in Payne Family
Cemetery in McDowell Co, WV.
Mary Jane Muncey, daughter of Thomas and Clarissa Payne Harrison Muncey;
died in Jan 1922.


Thomas C. Payne

1. 1860 Census, McDowell Co, VA, Peeryville P.O., taken 7 Jul 1860,
page #7, Family #42.
Listed as Thomas Payne, age 1, born in VA, in household of father,
Simeon L. Payne.
2. 1870 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Sandy River District, page 2, Family #9.
Listed as Thomas Payne, age 11, in household of father, Simeon Payne.
3. Ancestry.com, Ephriam Kenaday search, 14 Dec 2001, submitted by
call2gh@aol.com.
Rhoda Jane Breeding; born on 25 Nov 1861 in Buchanan Co, VA; married Thomas
C. Payne, son of Alfred H. and Sarah Stacy Breeding on 21 Oct 1880 in
Buchanan Co, VA.
Thomas C. Payne; born in Jan 1859 in VA.
4. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Sandy River District, Collins Ridge, taken on 2 Apr 1930, Page 223A,
Family #1.
Listed as Thomas C. Payne, age 70, born in WV, married at 21, farmer, head of household


Rhoda Jane Breeding

1. Ancestry.com, Ephriam Kenaday search, 14 Dec 2001, submitted by
call2gh@aol.com.
Rhoda Jane Breeding; born on 25 Nov 1861 in Buchannan Co, VA; married Thomas
C. Payne, son of Alfred H. and Sarah Stacy Breeding on 21 Oct 1880 in
Buchanan Co, VA.
2. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Sandy River District, Collins Ridge, taken on 2 Apr 1930, Page 223A,
Family #1.
Listed as Rhoda J. Payne, age 68, born in VA, married at 18, in household of husband, Thomas C.
Payne.


Ode "Big Headed" Roberts

1. 1860 Census, McDowell Co, WV, transcribed by Norma P. Evans,"First Families
of McDowell Co, WV", 1860 Census, Family 43, page 7.
Listed as Oda Roberts, age 9, born in VA, in household of father, Joseph
Roberts.
2. 1860 Census, McDowell Co, VA, Peeryville P.O., taken 7 Jul 1860, Page 7A, Family #43/43.
Listed as Oda Roberts, age 9, born in VA, in household of father, Joseph Roberts.
3. "Marriage Records of McDowell Co, WV", page 10.
Marriage Record, Book 1, 1865-1896, page 106
Ode Roberts, age 21, born in McDowell Co, WV, son of Joseph and Nancy
Roberts married on 16 Apr 1877 Nelly Roberts, age 19, born in Floyd Co, KY,
daughter of Riley and Marcelly (sic Matilda) Roberts.
4. 1880 Census, McDowell Co, WV, compiled by William A. Marsh, Vol 9, page 797.
Sandy River Township, page 008.
Listed Oda Roberts, age 25, as head of household, a farmer.
5. 1870 Census Logan Co, WV, Magnolia Township, page 541B, Family #106.
Listed as Ode Roberts, age 17, in household of father, Joseph Roberts.
6. E-mail message, 24 Feb 2001, from Rodney Veitschegger, grandson of Jacob and
Phylo Godfrey Roberts.
Ballard Roberts was not a son of his grandparents, Jacob and Phylo. Ballard
was a son of Ode "Big Headed" Roberts (son of Joseph and Nancy Roberts) who
married Ellender Roberts (daughter of Riley and Matilda Caudill Roberts.


Ellender "Nelly" Roberts

1. "Marriage Records of McDowell Co, WV", page 10.
Marriage Record, Book 1, 1865-1896, page 106
Ode Roberts, age 21, born in McDowell Co, WV, son of Joseph and Nancy
Roberts married on 16 Apr 1877 Nelly Roberts, age 19, born inn Floyd Co, KY,
daughter of Riley and Marcelly (sic Matilda) Roberts.
2. 1880 Census, McDowell Co, WV, compiled by William A. Marsh, Vol 9, page 797.
Sandy River Township, page 008.
Listed Nellie Roberts, age 19, born in KY, in household of husband, Ode
Roberts.
3. Internet e-mail, 22 Dec 1999, Rodney Veitschegger, Bowling Green, KY.
Nelly married Ode Roberts, son of Joseph.
4. E-mail message, 24 Feb 2001, from Rodney Veitschegger, grandson of Jacob and
Phylo Godfrey Roberts.
Ballard Roberts was not a son of his grandparents, Jacob and Phylo. Ballard
was a son of Ode "Big Headed" Roberts (son of Joseph and Nancy Roberts) who
married Ellender Roberts (daughter of Riley and Matilda Caudill Roberts.
5. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Sandy River District, taken on 17 Jul 1900,
Page 270A, Family #551.
Listed as Nellie Roberts, age 31, born in Jun 1863 in WV, single, in
household of father, Riley Roberts.


Ballard Roberts

1. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Sandy River Township, page 256B, Family 309.
Listed as Balard Roberts, age 14, born Nov 1886 in WV, in household of Jacob Roberts.
2. E-mail message, 24 Feb 2001, from Rodney Veitschegger, grandson of Jacob and
Phylo Godfrey Roberts.
Ballard Roberts was not a son of, Jacob and Phylo. Ballard. He was a grandson and the son of
Ode "Big Headed" Roberts (son of Joseph and Nancy Roberts) who married Ellender Roberts
(daughter of Riley and Matilda Caudill Roberts.


Gordon Roberts

1. 1860 Census, McDowell Co, WV, transcribed by Norma P. Evans,"First Families
of McDowell Co, WV", 1860 Census, Family 43, page 7.
Listed as Gordon Roberts, age 7, born in VA, in household of father, Joseph Roberts.
Footnote, page 43, Gordon Roberts married Piety Vance on 22 Feb 1873. She was daughter of Richard and Mary
Staten Vance.
2. 1860 Census, McDowell Co, VA, Peeryville P.O., taken 7 Jul 1860, Page 7A, Family #43/43.
Listed as Gordon Roberts; age 7; born in VA; in household of father, Joseph Roberts.
3. 1870 Census Logan Co, WV, Magnolia Township, page 541B, Family #106.
Listed as Gordon Roberts, age 15, in household of father, Joseph Roberts.
4. "Marriage Records of McDowell Co, WV", page 6.
Gordon Roberts married Piety Vance on 22 Feb 1873.
Marriage Record, Book 1, 1865-1896, page 116 (85).
He was born in McDowell Co, WV; parents were Joseph and Elizabeth Roberts.
She was born in Logan Co, WV; parents were (______) and Mary Vance.
5. 1880 Census, Webster Co, WV; Glade District; taken on 18 Jun 1880; Page 412B; Family #140/140.
Listed as Gordon Roberts; age 28; born in VA; farm laborer; head of household.
6. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River Districtl taken on 2 Jul 1900; Page 257B; Family #327/327.
Listed as Joseph E. (sic?) Roberts; age 48; born in VA in May 1852; married 28 yrs; farmer; head of household.
7. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; taken on 19 Apr 1910; Page 81A; Family #50/51.
Listed as Gordon Roberts; age 57; born in WV; married 39 yrs; farmer; head of household.
8. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Iaeger; taken on 22 Mar 1920; Page 250A; Family #299/303.
Listed as Gordon Roberts; age 65; born in NC; married; coal miner; head of household.
9. McDowell Co, WV Death Certificate #4866; WV Archives Web Site.
Gorden Roberts; age 73; born abt 1851 in McDowell Co, WV; married; farmer; son of Joe and Nancy Lester Roberts;
died on 8 Apr 1924 at Iaeger, McDowell Co, WV of apoplexy; buried on 9 Apr 1924 at Iaeger, WV; informant, Joe
Roberts, Iaeger WV.


Piety Vance

1. 1860 Census, McDowell Co, VA, Family 121.
"First Families of McDowell Co, West Virginia", Evans, page 21.
Married Gordon Roberts, son of Joseph.
2. "The Heritage of McDowell Co, WV...", McDowell Co Historical Society, 1995
Elijah Vance Article, page 253.
Elijah Vance was born on 28 Feb 1846 at Auvil Yard, Iaeger, WV. He was the
son of Richard (born 30 Jan 1822) and Mary Staton (born 9 Sep 1823) Vance.
Elijah's siblings were: five sisters, Elizabeth, Armindy, Nancy, Petie and
Eliza; two brothers, Henry and Joesph.
3. 1870 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Sandy River District, page 10, Family #66.
Listed as Piety Vance, age 20, in household of brother-in-law, John
Christian, with her sister, Nancy, the wife of John.
4. "Marriage Records of McDowell Co, WV", page 6.
Gordon Roberts married Piety Vance on 22 Feb 1873.
Marriage Record, Book 1, 1865-1896, page 116 (85).
He was born in McDowell Co, WV; parents were Joseph and Elizabeth Roberts.
She was born in Logan Co, WV; parents were (______) and Mary Vance.
5. 1880 Census, Webster Co, WV; Glade District; taken on 18 Jun 1880; Page 412B; Family #140/140.
Listed as Piety Roberts, age 31, born in KY, in household of husband, Gordon Roberts.
6. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River Districtl taken on 2 Jul 1900; Page 257B;
Family #327/327.
Listed as Piety Roberts; age 50; born in VA in Apr 1850; married 28 yrs; 7 children, 5 living; in
household of husband, Gordon Roberts.
7. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; taken on 19 Apr 1910; Page 81A;
Family #50/51.
Listed as Piety Roberts; age 59; born in WV; married 39 yrs; 7 children, 4 living; in household of
husband, Gordon Roberts.
8. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Iaeger; taken on 22 Mar 1920; Page 250A;
Family #299/303.
Listed as Piety Roberts; age 67; born in NC; married; in household of husband, Gordon Roberts.
9. McDowell Co, WV Death Certificate #13298; WV Archives Web Site.
Piety V. Roberts; age 89 yrs, 10 mons, 3 days; born on 21 Dec 1849 in WV; widow; daughter of Dick
and Polly Vance; died on 24 Oct 1939 at Iaeger, McDowell Co, WV of old age; buried on 25 Oct 1939
at Iaeger, WV; informant, Joseph Roberts, Iaeger, WV.
10. FindAGrave.com; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV
Piety Vance Roberts; born 21 Dec 1849; died 24 Oct 1939; buried here.