McDowell and Wyoming Co WV Families and Individuals

Notes


Robert Edwin Mitchell Sr

1. Bland Co, VA; Marriage License #19444; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Robert Edwin Mitchell; age 21; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; clerk; living in Stewart Building, Welch,
WV; son of Walter Crockett and Hattie (Altizer) Mitchell; married on 10 Oct 1936 in Bland Co, VA;
Ruth Elizabeth Sharrett; age 20; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; living at 137 Stewart Street, Welch,
WV; daughter of William Arthur and Laura (Blakely) Sharrett.
2. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; 137 Stewart St, Welch; E.D. 24-29; taken
on 2 May 1940; Page 589B; Image 40 of 91; Household #436.
Listed as Robert Mitchell; age 22; born in WV; married; 3 yrs HS education; lived in same house
on 1 Apr 1935; clerk in grocery store; in household of fatheer-in-law, William Sharrett.
3. Social Security Death Index, LDS Web Site.
Robert Mitchell; born on 18 Apr 1918; died in Jan 1984; living at Elgood, Mercer Co, WV at death.
4. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 22 Dec 2013.
Robert E. Mitchell; born 18 Apr 1918; died 19 Jan 1984; buried here; grave marker photo shown;
"PFC US ARMY * WORLD WAR II".


Ruth Elizabeth Sharrett

1. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Browns Creek District, Welch, taken on 13 Jan 1920, Page 113B,
Family #101.
Listed as Ruth Sharrett, age 2, born in WV, in household of father, William A. Sharrett.
2. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Browns Creek District, Welch, taken on 2 Apr 1930, Page 240B,
Family #13.
Listed as Ruth E. Sharrett, age 11, born in WV, in household of father, William A. Sharrett.
3. Bland Co, VA; Marriage License #19444; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Robert Edwin Mitchell; age 21; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; clerk; living in Stewart Building, Welch,
WV; son of Walter Crockett and Hattie (Altizer) Mitchell; married on 10 Oct 1936 in Bland Co, VA;
Ruth Elizabeth Sharrett; age 20; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; living at 137 Stewart Street, Welch,
WV; daughter of William Arthur and Laura (Blakely) Sharrett.
4. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; 137 Stewart St, Welch; E.D. 24-29; taken
on 2 May 1940; Page 589B; Image 40 of 91; Household #436.
Listed as Ruth Mitchell; age 22; born in WV; married; 4 yrs HS education; lived in same house
on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, William A. Sharrett.
5. Social Security Death Index, LDS Web Site.
Ruth Mitchell; born on 26 Apr 1918; died on 23 May 2002; living at Elgood, Mercer Co, WV at death.
6. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Ruth Elizabethsharre Mitchell
[Ruth E Mitchell]
[Ruth Elizabeth Sharrett]
SSN: 233242977
Gender: Female
Race: White
Birth Date: 26 Apr 1918
Birth Place: Welch, West Virginia
Death Date: 23 May 2002
Father: William A Sharrett
Mother: Laure E Blakley
Type of Claim: Original SSN.
Notes: Apr 1938: Name listed as RUTH ELIZABETHSHARRE* MITCHELL; 01 Jun 2002: Name listed as RUTH E MITCHELL"
7. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 22 Dec 2013.
Ruth E. Mitchell; born 26 Apr 1918; died 23 May 2002; buried here; grave marker photo shown.


Laura Lee Mitchell

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; 137 Stewart St, Welch; E.D. 24-29; taken
on 2 May 1940; Page 589B; Image 40 of 91; Household #436.
Listed as Laura Lee Mitchell; age 3; born in WV; in household of grandfather, William A. Sharrett,
with parents.
2. FindAgrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 22 Dec 2013.
Laura Lee Mitchell; born 5 Apr 1937; died 19 Jun 2004; buried here; headstone photo shown;
"BEYOND THE SUNSET".


Barbara Ann Mitchell

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; 137 Stewart St, Welch; E.D. 24-29; taken
on 2 May 1940; Page 589B; Image 40 of 91; Household #436.
Listed as Barbara Ann Mitchell; age 7 mon; born in WV; in household of grandfather, William A. Sharrett,
with parents.


Clara J. Sharrett

1. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Browns Creek District, Welch, taken on 13 Jan 1920, Page 113B,
Family #101.
Listed as Clare Sharrett, age 8, born in WV, in household of father, William A. Sharrett.
2. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Browns Creek District, Welch, taken on 2 Apr 1930, Page 240B,
Family #13.
Listed as Clara J. Sharrett, age 18, born in WV, in household of father, William A. Sharrett.
3. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; 137 Stewart St, Welch; E.D. 24-29; taken
on 2 May 1940; Page 589B; Image 40 of 91; Household #436.
Listed as Clara Sharrett; age 28; born in WV; single; 4 ys HS education; lived in same house on
1 Apr 1935; bookkeeper in bank; in household of father, William A. Sharrett.


James Edward Blakely Sr

1. "Welch and Its People", Rose R. Marino, 1985, "Lewis Howard Blakely" article, page 8.
Lewis Howard Blakely; married first Mary Carter; children: Pearl, Dora, John W., Laura,
and James Blakely; married second, Sally Day.
Son James Edawrd Blakely; born in 1895; died on 22 Dec 1967 in Beckley Veterans Hospital;
buried in New Bethel Cemetery, Alta Vista, VA; married Hilda Doss.
2. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Browns Creek District, page 89B, Family #50.
Listed as J.E. McK. Blakely, age 4, born in 1896, in WV, in household of father, Lewis H. Blakeley.
3. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Brown's Creek District, Huger Precinct #5, taken on 26 Apr 1910,
Page 236B, Family #169.
Listed as Edward Blakley, age 15, born in WV, in household of step-mother, Sallie Day Blakeley.
4. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Welch; taken on 10 Jan 1920; Page 111B;
Family #51/68.
Listed as Edward Blakely; age 23; born in WV; married; boarder; in household of mother-in-law,
Lula Doss, with wife.


Hilda Doss

1. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Welch; taken on 22 Apr 1910; Page 108B;
Family #156/177.
Listed as Hilda Doss; age 12; born in WV; in household of father, John W. Doss.
2. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Welch; taken on 10 Jan 1920; Page 111B;
Family #51/68.
Listed as Hilda Blakely; age 22; born in WV; married; boarder; in household of mother, Lula Doss,
with husband.
3. "Welch and Its People", Rose R. Marino, 1985, "Lewis Howard Blakely" article, page 8.
Lewis Howard Blakely; married first Mary Carter; children: Pearl, Dora, John W., Laura,
and James Blakely; married second, Sally Day.
Son James Edawrd Blakely; born in 1895; died on 22 Dec 1967 in Beckley Veterans Hospital;
buried in New Bethel Cemetery, Alta Vista, VA; married Hilda Doss.
4. Social Security death Index. LDS Web Site.
Hilda Blakeley; born on 18 Apr 1898; died in Aug 1982; living at Alta Vista, Campbell Co, VA at death.


John W. Doss Sr

1. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Welch; taken on 22 Apr 1910; Page 108B;
Family #156/177.
Listed as John W. Doss; age 42; born in VA; married once for 13 yrs; tipple contractor; head of
household.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Death Registry; Vol #__(1919); Page 44; Line 15; WV Archives Web Site.
John W. Doss; age 50; born in VA; contractor; died on 20 Sep 1919 from a gastric ulcer hemorrhage.


Lula Atkins

1. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Welch; taken on 22 Apr 1910; Page 108B;
Family #156/177.
Listed as Lula Doss; age 31; born in VA; married once for 13 yrs; 6 children, 5 living; in household of
husband, John W. Doss.
2. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Welch; taken on 10 Jan 1920; Page 111B;
Family #51/68.
Listed as Lula M. Doss; age 41; born in VA; widow; head of household.


Virginia Doss

1. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Welch; taken on 22 Apr 1910; Page 108B;
Family #156/177.
Listed as Virginia Doss; age 5; born in WV; in household of father, John W. Doss.
2. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Welch; taken on 10 Jan 1920; Page 111B;
Family #51/68.
Listed as Virginia Doss; age 14; born in WV; in household of mother, Lula Doss.


Lucy Doss

1. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Welch; taken on 22 Apr 1910; Page 108B;
Family #156/177.
Listed as Lucy Doss; age 3; born in WV; in household of father, John W. Doss.
2. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Welch; taken on 10 Jan 1920; Page 111B;
Family #51/68.
Listed as Lucy Doss; age 12; born in WV; in household of mother, Lula Doss.


Ella Doss

1. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Welch; taken on 22 Apr 1910; Page 108B;
Family #156/177.
Listed as Ella Doss; age 1; born in WV; in household of father, John W. Doss.
2. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Welch; taken on 10 Jan 1920; Page 111B;
Family #51/68.
Listed as Ella Doss; age 10; born in WV; in household of mother, Lula Doss.


John W. Doss Jr

1. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Welch; taken on 10 Jan 1920; Page 111B;
Family #51/68.
Listed as John W. Doss, Jr; age 7; born in WV; in household of mother, Lula Doss.


Ruth Doss

1. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Welch; taken on 10 Jan 1920; Page 111B;
Family #51/68.
Listed as Ruth Doss; age 5; born in WV; in household of mother, Lula Doss.


Kathrine Doss

1. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Welch; taken on 10 Jan 1920; Page 111B;
Family #51/68.
Listed as Katherine Doss; age 2; born in WV; in household of mother, Lula Doss.


Walter B. Williams

1. 1920 Census, Hamilton Co, TN, 2nd District, St. Elmo, taken on 14 Jan 1920, Page 74B, Family #384.
Listed as Walter B. Williams, age 27, born in VA, auto mechanic, head of household.
2. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Slab Fork District, Maben, taken on 18 Apr 1930, Page 262A,
Family #314.
Listed as Walter Williams, age 38, born in VA, married at 20, auto mechanic, head of household.


Emma Mae

1. 1920 Census, Hamilton Co, TN, 2nd District, St. Elmo, taken on 14 Jan 1920, Page 74B, Family #384.
Listed as Emma Williams, age 26, born in VA, in household of husband, Walter B. Williams.
2. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Slab Fork District, Maben, taken on 18 Apr 1930, Page 262A,
Family #314.
Listed as Mae Williams, age 36, born in VA, married at 18, in household of husband, Walter Williams.
3. "The Register Herald", Beckley, WV, Tuesday 228 Jun 2005, Newspaper Obit.
"FAIRFIELD GLADE, Tenn. -- Robert C. Williams, 86, died on Wednesday, June 8, 2005, at
Cumberland Medical Center in Crossville, Tenn. "He was born Feb. 2, 1919. "Mr. Williams was a member of Fairfield Baptist Fellowship Church, Fairfield Glade, Tenn., and an
active volunteer at Habitat for Humanity in Fairfield Glade. He was a retiree of the Wyoming County,
W.Va., school system and was a U.S. Coast Guard veteran, having served during World War II. "He was preceded in death by his loving wife of 49 years, Georgia Shannon Williams; his mother,
Mae Williams; and two sisters, Kathleen Bair and Helen Vining.


James Williams

1. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Slab Fork District, Maben, taken on 18 Apr 1930, Page 262A,
Family #314.
Listed as James Williams, age 7, born in WV, in household of father, Walter Williams.


Blair

1. "The Register Herald", Beckley, WV, Tuesday 228 Jun 2005, Newspaper Obit.
"FAIRFIELD GLADE, Tenn. -- Robert C. Williams, 86, died on Wednesday, June 8, 2005, at
Cumberland Medical Center in Crossville, Tenn. "He was born Feb. 2, 1919. "Mr. Williams was a member of Fairfield Baptist Fellowship Church, Fairfield Glade, Tenn., and an
active volunteer at Habitat for Humanity in Fairfield Glade. He was a retiree of the Wyoming County,
W.Va., school system and was a U.S. Coast Guard veteran, having served during World War II. "He was preceded in death by his loving wife of 49 years, Georgia Shannon Williams; his mother,
Mae Williams; and two sisters, Kathleen Bair and Helen Vining.


Kathleen Williams

1. 1920 Census, Hamilton Co, TN, 2nd District, St. Elmo, taken on 14 Jan 1920, Page 74B, Family #384.
Listed as Kathleen Williams, age 3, born in VA, in household of father, Walter B. Williams.
2. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Slab Fork District, Maben, taken on 18 Apr 1930, Page 262A,
Family #314.
Listed as Kathleen Williams, age 14, born in VA, in household of father, Walter Williams.
3. "The Register Herald", Beckley, WV, Tuesday 228 Jun 2005, Newspaper Obit.
"FAIRFIELD GLADE, Tenn. -- Robert C. Williams, 86, died on Wednesday, June 8, 2005, at
Cumberland Medical Center in Crossville, Tenn. "He was born Feb. 2, 1919. "Mr. Williams was a member of Fairfield Baptist Fellowship Church, Fairfield Glade, Tenn., and an
active volunteer at Habitat for Humanity in Fairfield Glade. He was a retiree of the Wyoming County,
W.Va., school system and was a U.S. Coast Guard veteran, having served during World War II. "He was preceded in death by his loving wife of 49 years, Georgia Shannon Williams; his mother,
Mae Williams; and two sisters, Kathleen Bair and Helen Vining.
4. Social Security Death Index, LDS Web Site.
Kathleen Blair; born on 24 Mar 1916; died on 21 Feb 2003; living at Owings Mills, Baltimore Co, MD
at death.


Vining

1. "The Register Herald", Beckley, WV, Tuesday 228 Jun 2005, Newspaper Obit.
"FAIRFIELD GLADE, Tenn. -- Robert C. Williams, 86, died on Wednesday, June 8, 2005, at
Cumberland Medical Center in Crossville, Tenn. "He was born Feb. 2, 1919. "Mr. Williams was a member of Fairfield Baptist Fellowship Church, Fairfield Glade, Tenn., and an
active volunteer at Habitat for Humanity in Fairfield Glade. He was a retiree of the Wyoming County,
W.Va., school system and was a U.S. Coast Guard veteran, having served during World War II. "He was preceded in death by his loving wife of 49 years, Georgia Shannon Williams; his mother,
Mae Williams; and two sisters, Kathleen Bair and Helen Vining.


Helen Williams

1. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Slab Fork District, Maben, taken on 18 Apr 1930, Page 262A,
Family #314.
Listed as Helen Williams, age 1 yr, 8 mons, born in WV, in household of father, Walter Williams.
2. "The Register Herald", Beckley, WV, Tuesday 228 Jun 2005, Newspaper Obit.
"FAIRFIELD GLADE, Tenn. -- Robert C. Williams, 86, died on Wednesday, June 8, 2005, at
Cumberland Medical Center in Crossville, Tenn. "He was born Feb. 2, 1919. "Mr. Williams was a member of Fairfield Baptist Fellowship Church, Fairfield Glade, Tenn., and an
active volunteer at Habitat for Humanity in Fairfield Glade. He was a retiree of the Wyoming County,
W.Va., school system and was a U.S. Coast Guard veteran, having served during World War II. "He was preceded in death by his loving wife of 49 years, Georgia Shannon Williams; his mother,
Mae Williams; and two sisters, Kathleen Bair and Helen Vining.
3. Social Security Death Index, LDS Web Site.
Helen Vining; born on 26 Sep 1928; died on 31 Oct 2003; living at Martinez, Contra Costa Co, CA at
death.


Robert C. Williams

1. 1920 Census, Hamilton Co, TN, 2nd District, St. Elmo, taken on 14 Jan 1920, Page 74B,
Family #384.
Listed as Robert Williams, age less than 1 month, born in TN, in household of father, Walter B.
Williams.
2. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Slab Fork District, Maben, taken on 18 Apr 1930, Page 262A,
Family #314.
Listed as Robert Williams, age 11, born in TN, in household of father, Walter Williams.
3. "The Register Herald", Beckley, WV, Tuesday 228 Jun 2005, Newspaper Obit.
"FAIRFIELD GLADE, Tenn. -- Robert C. Williams, 86, died on Wednesday, June 8, 2005, at
Cumberland Medical Center in Crossville, Tenn. "He was born Feb. 2, 1919. "Mr. Williams was a member of Fairfield Baptist Fellowship Church, Fairfield Glade, Tenn., and an
active volunteer at Habitat for Humanity in Fairfield Glade. He was a retiree of the Wyoming County,
W.Va., school system and was a U.S. Coast Guard veteran, having served during World War II. "He was preceded in death by his loving wife of 49 years, Georgia Shannon Williams; his mother,
Mae Williams; and two sisters, Kathleen Bair and Helen Vining. "Survivors include his loving wife of 15 years, Brenda Williams; his devoted daughter, Cheryl
Williams Hamilton and husband of Nokesville, Va.; two stepsons, Greg and Michael Earheart of
Northern, Va.; two grandchildren, TSgt. (USAF) Guy Hamilton Jr. and 2Lt. (USAF) Mark Hamilton;
two great-grandchildren, Cameron and Cassidy Hamilton; and a brother, James Williams of
Florida. "A memorial service was held Saturday, June 11, 2005, at Fairfield Baptist Fellowship Church in
Fairfield Glade, Tenn., with Pastor Tom Shelton officiating.
"A second memorial service will be 10 a.m., Saturday, July 2, 2005, at Toneda Baptist Church in
Oceana, with Pastor James Hamrick officiating. Interment will follow in Palm Memorial Gardens at
Matheny, with military honors..."


Georgia Shannon

1. 1920 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Clear Fork District, taken on 17/19 Jan 1920, Page 209A, Family #87.
Listed as Georgia Shannon, age 1 yr, 5 mons, born in WV, in household of father, Lee H. Shannon.
2. Social Security Death Index, LDS Web Site.
Georgia Williams; born on 20 Aug 1918; died on 7 Oct 1989; living at Beckley, Raleigh Co, WV at
death.


Robert C. Williams

1. 1920 Census, Hamilton Co, TN, 2nd District, St. Elmo, taken on 14 Jan 1920, Page 74B,
Family #384.
Listed as Robert Williams, age less than 1 month, born in TN, in household of father, Walter B.
Williams.
2. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Slab Fork District, Maben, taken on 18 Apr 1930, Page 262A,
Family #314.
Listed as Robert Williams, age 11, born in TN, in household of father, Walter Williams.
3. "The Register Herald", Beckley, WV, Tuesday 228 Jun 2005, Newspaper Obit.
"FAIRFIELD GLADE, Tenn. -- Robert C. Williams, 86, died on Wednesday, June 8, 2005, at
Cumberland Medical Center in Crossville, Tenn. "He was born Feb. 2, 1919. "Mr. Williams was a member of Fairfield Baptist Fellowship Church, Fairfield Glade, Tenn., and an
active volunteer at Habitat for Humanity in Fairfield Glade. He was a retiree of the Wyoming County,
W.Va., school system and was a U.S. Coast Guard veteran, having served during World War II. "He was preceded in death by his loving wife of 49 years, Georgia Shannon Williams; his mother,
Mae Williams; and two sisters, Kathleen Bair and Helen Vining. "Survivors include his loving wife of 15 years, Brenda Williams; his devoted daughter, Cheryl
Williams Hamilton and husband of Nokesville, Va.; two stepsons, Greg and Michael Earheart of
Northern, Va.; two grandchildren, TSgt. (USAF) Guy Hamilton Jr. and 2Lt. (USAF) Mark Hamilton;
two great-grandchildren, Cameron and Cassidy Hamilton; and a brother, James Williams of
Florida. "A memorial service was held Saturday, June 11, 2005, at Fairfield Baptist Fellowship Church in
Fairfield Glade, Tenn., with Pastor Tom Shelton officiating.
"A second memorial service will be 10 a.m., Saturday, July 2, 2005, at Toneda Baptist Church in
Oceana, with Pastor James Hamrick officiating. Interment will follow in Palm Memorial Gardens at
Matheny, with military honors..."


Andrew Harvey Baker

1. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1995", McDowell Co, Historical Society, 1995,
page 94, "James Henry and Matilda Jane Stacy Baker" article, submitted by Cloria Baker Deskins.
Andrew Harvey Baker, son of James Henry and Matilda Jane Stacy Baker; born on 23 Nov 1898;
died on 14 Apr 1982.
2. 1900 Census, Buchanan Co, VA, Grundy District, taken on 18 Jun 1900, Page 239A, Family #192.
Listed as Andrew Baker, age 1, born in Dec 1898 in VA, in household of father, James H. Baker.
3. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Sandy River District, Bradshaw, Precinct #1, taken on 2 May 1910,
Page 73A, Family #130.
Listed as Harvey A. Baker, age 11, born in VA, in household of father, James H. Baker.
4. "McDowell Co, WV Cemeteries", Ambrose Mullins Cemetery, Paynesville, McDowell Co, WV.
Elder A. H. "Andy" Baker; born on 23 Nov 1898; died on 14 Apr 1982; buried here.


Martha J. Mullins

1. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Sandy River District, Page 255B, Family #290.
Listed as Martha J. Mullins, age 11 months, born in Jun 1890 in WV, in
household of father, Ambrose Mullins.
2. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Sandy River District, Bradshaw, taken on 13 May
1910, Page 78A, Family #229.
Listed as Martha Mullins, age 10, born in VA, in household of father,
Ambrose Mullins.
3. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Sandy River District, Paynesville, taken on
11/12 (February) 1910, Page 231B, Family #311.
Listed as Martha Mullins, age 20, born in WV, in household of father,
Ambrose Mullins.