McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Familys and Individuals

Notes


Jodie Lee Brooks

1. "Families of Wyoming Co, WV" Vol 17, Issue #3, 2003, published by Sally
Seaman-Williams, page 98; "Births, 1888 Wyoming Co, WV, Oceana District, page 95".
Joda Brooks; born on 20 Aug 1888 to J.D. and Joda Brooks; reported by father, J.D. Brooks.
2. "Raleigh Co, WV; Marriages 1850-1911; Ronald R. Turner.
Jode Brooks; age 22; born in Wyoming Co, WV; married on 5 dec 1908 in Raleigh Co,
WV; Dorthy Daniel; age 17; born in Wyoming Co, WV.
3. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Oceana District, taken on 6 Jun 1900, Page 267A, Family #61.
Listed as Jodie L. Brooks, age 11,born in WV in Aug 1888, in household of father, Jefferson Davis
Brooks.
4. 1910 Census, Raleigh Co, WV; Trap Hill District; Marshes Suburbs; taken on 29 Apr 1910;
Page 264B; Family #324/334.
Listed as Jodie Lee Brunty; age 22; born in WV; married 1 yr; farmer; head of household.
5. Wyoming Co, WV; WW I Draft Registration Card #239; Pineville, WV Draft Board; 5 Jun 1917.
Jode Brooks; age 29; born on 20 Aug 1887 at Adkin, WV; teamster for W.M. Ritter Lumber Co,
Maben; married; dependent wife and 3 children; medium height with stout build; blue eyes and
dark hair.
6. 1920 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Oceana District, taken on 5 Jan 1920, Page 225B, Family #19.
Listed as Joda Brooks, age 34, born in WV, married, both parents born in WV, timber laborer, head
of household.
7. 1920 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Slab Fork District; taken on 26 Jan 1920; Page 283A;
Family #128/137.
Listed as Jode Brooks; age 32; single; team driver for lumber company; in household of father,
Jefferson D. Brooks.
(Listed twice in this census)
8. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Slab Fork District, taken on 23 Apr 1930, Page 266B, Family #399.
Listed as Joda Brooks, age 42, born in WV, married at 21, team driver for lumber company, head
of household.
9. 1940 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Barkers Ridge District; E.D. 55-4; taken on 15 May 1940;
Page 94A; Image 45 of 54; Household #364.
Listed as Joda Brooks; age 52; born in WV; married; 2nd grade education; lived in Wyoming Co,
WV on 1 Apr 1935; timberman in coal mine; head of household.
10. Wyoming Co, WV Web Site, Cemeteries
http://members.aol.com/jlcooke2/cemetery.htm
Joda Brooks; born in 1887; died in 1970; buried in Pine Grove Cemetery,
Ravencliff, Wyoming Co, WV.


Darthelia Daniels

1. "Raleigh Co, WV; Marriages 1850-1911; Ronald R. Turner.
Jode Brooks; age 22; born in Wyoming Co, WV; married on 5 Dec 1908 in Raleigh Co,
WV; Dorthy Daniel; age 17; born in Wyoming Co, WV.
2. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Slab Fork District, taken on 11 Jun 1900, Page 287B, Family #113.
Listed as Darth Daniels, age 9, born in WV, in Mar 1891, in household of father, Thomas Hugh
Daniels.
3. 1910 Census, Raleigh Co, WV; Trap Hill District; Marshes Suburbs; taken on 29 Apr 1910;
Page 264B; Family #324/334.
Listed as Darthy Brunty; age 18; born in WV; married 1 yr; 1 child, 1 living; in household of
husband, Jodie L. Brooks.
4. 1920 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Oceana District, taken on 5 Jan 1920, Page 225B, Family #19.
Listed as Dartha Brooks, age 29, born in WV, married, both parents born in WV, in household of
husband, Jodie L. Brooks.
5. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Slab Fork District, taken on 23 Apr 1930, Page 266B, Family #399.
Listed as Dartha Brooks, age 40, born in WV, married at 19, in household of husband, Jodie L.
Brooks.
6. 1940 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Barkers Ridge District; E.D. 55-4; taken on 15 May 1940;
Page 94A; Image 45 of 54; Household #364.
Listed as Dorothy Brooks; age 49; born in WV; married; 5th grade education; lived in Wyoming Co,
WV on 1 Apr 1935; in household of husband, Joda L. Brooks.
7. Wyoming Co, WV Death Certificate; WV Archives Web Site; Registration #4219.
Darthy Brooks; age 61 yrs, 11 mons, 29 days; born on 8 Mar 1891 in Ravencliff, WV; married;
daughter of Tom and Darthy (sic, Francis) Daniels; died on 7 Mar 1952 at Clearfork, Wyoming
Co, WV of "pneumonia"; buried on 9 Mar 1852 at Family Cemetery, Ravencliff (sic, Pine Grove
Cemetery, Ravencliff, WV).
8. Wyoming Co, WV Web Site, Cemeteries
http://members.aol.com/jlcooke2/cemetery.htm
Dartha Brooks; born in 1893; died in 1952; "Mother"; buried in Pine Grove Cemetery,
Ravencliff, Wyoming Co, WV.


Lillie Brooks

1. 1910 Census, Raleigh Co, WV; Trap Hill District; Marshes Suburbs; taken on 29 Apr 1910;
Page 264B; Family #324/334.
Listed as Lillie Brunty; age 2 mons; born in WV; in household of father, Jodie L. Brooks.


Sadie Brooks

1. 1920 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Oceana District, taken on 5 Jan 1920, Page 225B, Family #19.
Listed as Sada Brooks, age 9, born in WV, in household of father, Jodie L. Brooks.
2. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Slab Fork District, taken on 23 Apr 1930, Page 266B, Family #399.
Listed as Sadie Brooks, age 19, born in WV, in household of father, Jodie L. Brooks.


George Brooks

1. 1920 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Oceana District, taken on 5 Jan 1920, Page 225B, Family #19.
Listed as George Brooks, age 6, born in WV, in household of father, Jodie L. Brooks.
2. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Slab Fork District, taken on 23 Apr 1930, Page 266B, Family #399.
Listed as George Brooks, age 17, born in WV, in household of father, Jodie L. Brooks.
3. 1940 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Barkers Ridge District; E.D. 55-4; taken on 15 May 1940;
Page 94A; Image 45 of 54; Household #364.
Listed as George Brooks; age 28; born in WV; single; 5th grade education; lived in Wyoming Co,
WV on 1 Apr 1935; timberman in coal mine; in household of father, Joda L. Brooks.


Nellie Brooks

1. 1920 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Oceana District, taken on 5 Jan 1920, Page 225B, Family #19.
Listed as Nelly Brooks, age 1 yr, 8 mons, born in WV, in household of father, Jodie L. Brooks.
2. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Slab Fork District, taken on 23 Apr 1930, Page 266B, Family #399.
Listed as Nellie Brooks, age 11, born in WV, in household of father, Jodie L. Brooks.


Cecil Brooks

1. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Slab Fork District, taken on 23 Apr 1930, Page 266B, Family #399.
Listed as Cecil Brooks, age 6, born in WV, in household of father, Jodie L. Brooks.
2. 1940 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Barkers Ridge District; E.D. 55-4; taken on 15 May 1940;
Page 94A; Image 45 of 54; Household #364.
Listed as Cecil Brooks; age 18; born in WV; single; 5th grade education; lived in Wyoming Co,
WV on 1 Apr 1935; timberman in coal mine; in household of father, Joda L. Brooks.


Bertha Mae Brooks

1. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Slab Fork District, taken on 23 Apr 1930, Page 266B, Family #399.
Listed as Bertha Brooks, age 5, born in WV, in household of father, Jodie L. Brooks.
2. 1940 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Barkers Ridge District; E.D. 55-4; taken on 15 May 1940;
Page 94A; Image 45 of 54; Household #364.
Listed as Bertha Mae Brooks; age 16; born in WV; single; 7th grade education; lived in Wyoming Co,
WV on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Joda L. Brooks.


John Lewis Sizemore

1. "Raleigh Co, WV; Marriages 1850-1911; Ronald R. Turner.
John Lewis Sizemore; age 21; born in Wyoming Co, WV; married on 26 Oct 1909 in Raleigh
Co, WV; Lottie Manning; age 17; born in Raleigh Co, WV.
2. Wyoming Co, WV; WW I Draft Registration Card #1195; Pineville, WV Draft Board; 12 Sep 1918.
John Lewis Sizemore; age 36; born on 9 Dec 1882; living at Mullens, Wyoming Co, WV; store clerk
for H.C. Vanover at Mullens; nearest relative, Lotte Sizemore; medium height with slender build;
black eyes and black hair.
3. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Slab Fork District; taken on 19 Apr 1930; Page 282B;
Family #234/234.
Listed as John L. Sizemore; age 46; born in WV; married at 23; coal miner; head of household.
4. Wyoming Co, WV; WW II Draft Registration Card #403; April 1942.
John Lewis Sizemore; age 59; born on 9 Dec 1882 in Wyoming Co, WV; living at Ravencliff,
Wyoming Co, WV; employed by Raleigh-Wyoming Co, Mining Co, Glen Rogers, WV; person who will
always know address, Mrs. J.L. Sizemore, Ravencliff, WV.
5. Raleigh Co, WV Death Certificate; WV Archives Web Site; Registration #9970.
John Lewis Sizemore; age 63 yrs, 7 mons, 22 days; born on 9 Dec 1882 at Tipple, WV; married;
deputy sheriff; husband of Lottie Sizemore; son of John and Mary McGraw Sizemore; died on 31
Jul 1946 at Beckley Hospital, Beckley, Raleigh Co, WV; buried on 3 Aug 1946 in Pine Grove
Cemetery.
6. Wyoming Co, WV Web Site, Cemeteries
http://members.aol.com/jlcooke2/cemetery.htm
John Sizemore; born on 9 Dec 1882; died on 31 Jul 1946; buried in Pine Grove Cemetery,
Ravencliff, Wyoming Co, WV.


Lottie I. Manning

1. "Raleigh Co, WV; Marriages 1850-1911; Ronald R. Turner.
John Lewis Sizemore; age 21; born in Wyoming Co, WV; married on 26 Oct 1909 in Raleigh
Co, WV; Lottie Manning; age 17; born in Raleigh Co, WV.
2.1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Slab Fork District; taken on 19 Apr 1930; Page 282B;
Family #234/234.
Listed as Lottie I. Sizemore; age 42; born in WV; married at 17; in household of husband, John L.
Sizemore.
3. Wyoming Co, WV Web Site, Cemeteries
http://members.aol.com/jlcooke2/cemetery.htm
Lottie Sizemore; born on 23 Apr 1887; died on 16 Oct 1960; buried in Pine Grove Cemetery,
Ravencliff, Wyoming Co, WV.


Mary Sizemore

1. Wyoming Co, WV Web Site, Cemeteries; http://members.aol.com/jlcooke2/cemetery.htm
Mary Sizemore; born on 30 Apr 1909; died on 1 Feb 1912; "Daughter of J.L. and Lottie"; buried in
Pine Grove Cemetery, Ravencliff, Wyoming Co, WV.


Viola Sizemore

1 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Slab Fork District; taken on 19 Apr 1930; Page 283A;
Family #234/234.
Listed as Viola Sizemore; age 16; born in WV; in household of father, John L. Sizemore.


Glen L. Sizemore

1 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Slab Fork District; taken on 19 Apr 1930; Page 283A;
Family #234/234.
Listed as Glenn L. Sizemore; age 13; born in WV; in household of father, John L. Sizemore.
2. Fayette Co, WV Death Certificate #17675; WV Archives Web Site.
Glen Sizemore; age 14; high school student; living at Glen Morrison, WV; son of J. Lewis and Lottie
Manning; died on 14 Aug 1930 in the Cole Valley Hospital; Montgomery, Fayette Co, WV from acute
ostiomyelitis left tibia; buried at McGraws, WV.
3. Wyoming Co, WV Web Site, Cemeteries; http://members.aol.com/jlcooke2/cemetery.htm
Glen Sizemore; born on 17 Feb 1917; died on 14 Aug 1930; buried in Pine Grove Cemetery,
Ravencliff, Wyoming Co, WV.


Helen V. Sizemore

1 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Slab Fork District; taken on 19 Apr 1930; Page 283A;
Family #234/234.
Listed as Helen V. Sizemore; age 9; born in WV; in household of father, John L. Sizemore.


Gifford P. Sizemore

1 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Slab Fork District; taken on 19 Apr 1930; Page 283A;
Family #234/234.
Listed as Gifford P. Sizemore; age 8; born in WV; in household of father, John L. Sizemore.
(This listing is crossed out)


Jesse Newton Blevins

1. Wyoming Co, WV Web Site, Cemeteries
http://members.aol.com/jlcooke2/cemetery.htm
Jesse N. Blevins; born on 16 Sep 1897; died on 22 Oct 1949; buried in Pine Grove Cemetery,
Ravencliff, Wyoming Co, WV.


Ona Acord

1. "Raleigh Register", Beckley, W. Va., Thursday Afternoon, August 19, 1954, newspaper obit.
"RAVENCLIFF (RNS) - Funeral services for Abrem Acord, 75, Ravencliff, who died at his home at
8 a.m. Wednesday of a heart attack, will be held at 2:30 p.m. Friday at the Pine Grove Baptist Church..."
"Survivors include three sons, Everett, Ravencliff; Boyd and Lloyd, both of Hatcher; five daughters, Mrs.
Ona Blevins, Hot Springs, Va.; Mrs. Delilah Reed, Hatcher, Mrs. Letha McGraw, Oceana, Mrs. Lennie
Sizemore, McGraw; and Mrs. Ula Brooks, Ravencliff; one brother, Henderson, Slab Fork; two sisters,
Mrs. Nancy Hill, Alderson and Mrs. Eliza Dorsey, Slab Fork..."
2. Wyoming Co, WV Web Site, Cemeteries
http://members.aol.com/jlcooke2/cemetery.htm
Ova B. Roles; born on 11 Apr 1907; died on 4 Jun 1979; buried in Pine Grove Cemetery,
Ravencliff, Wyoming Co, WV.


Jessie Lenora Blevins

1. Wyoming Co, WV Web Site, Cemeteries
http://members.aol.com/jlcooke2/cemetery.htm
Lenora Blevins; born on 25 May 1932; died on 20 Oct 1935; buried in Pine Grove Cemetery,
Ravencliff, Wyoming Co, WV.
2. Wyoming Co, WV Death Certificate; WV Archives Web Site; Registration #18342.
Jessie Lenora Blevins; age 3 yrs, 4 mons, 25 days; born on 25 May 1932 at McGraw, WV;
daughter of Nute and Ovie Acord Blevins; died on 20 Oct 1935 at McGraw, Wyoming Co, WV of
"diphtheria"; buried on 21 oct 1935 at McGraw, WV.


Alma Blevins

1. Wyoming Co, WV Web Site, Cemeteries
http://members.aol.com/jlcooke2/cemetery.htm
Alma Blevins; born on 28 Jul 1937; died on 30 Mar 1941; buried in Pine Grove Cemetery,
Ravencliff, Wyoming Co, WV.


Ona Acord

1. "Raleigh Register", Beckley, W. Va., Thursday Afternoon, August 19, 1954, newspaper obit.
"RAVENCLIFF (RNS) - Funeral services for Abrem Acord, 75, Ravencliff, who died at his home at
8 a.m. Wednesday of a heart attack, will be held at 2:30 p.m. Friday at the Pine Grove Baptist Church..."
"Survivors include three sons, Everett, Ravencliff; Boyd and Lloyd, both of Hatcher; five daughters, Mrs.
Ona Blevins, Hot Springs, Va.; Mrs. Delilah Reed, Hatcher, Mrs. Letha McGraw, Oceana, Mrs. Lennie
Sizemore, McGraw; and Mrs. Ula Brooks, Ravencliff; one brother, Henderson, Slab Fork; two sisters,
Mrs. Nancy Hill, Alderson and Mrs. Eliza Dorsey, Slab Fork..."
2. Wyoming Co, WV Web Site, Cemeteries
http://members.aol.com/jlcooke2/cemetery.htm
Ova B. Roles; born on 11 Apr 1907; died on 4 Jun 1979; buried in Pine Grove Cemetery,
Ravencliff, Wyoming Co, WV.


George Patrick McNulty

1. "Raleigh Co, WV; Marriages 1850-1911; Ronald R. Turner.
India Brown; age 17; born in Wyoming Co, WV; married on 15 Jan 1906 in Raleigh Co,
WV; George Patrick McNutty; age 21; born in Allegheny Co, VA.
2. Wyoming Co, WV Death Certificate #1699; WV Archives Web Site.
George Patrick McNulty; age 50; born in Covington, VA; married; miner; son of Patrick Henry, born in
VA, and Mary A., born in Ireland, (McNulty) McNulty; died on 14 Feb 1935 at Scarbro, Fayette Co, WV
from pneumonia; buried in Covington, VA; informant, Mrs. Walter Merritt, Hopewell, VA.


India Brown

1. "Raleigh Co, WV; Marriages 1850-1911; Ronald R. Turner.
India Brown; age 17; born in Wyoming Co, WV; married on 15 Jan 1906 in Raleigh Co,
WV; George Patrick McNutty; age 21; born in Allegheny Co, VA.
2. Wyoming Co, WV Death Certificate; WV Archives Web Site; Registration #18342.
India Brown McNulty; age 63; born on 9 Nov 1889 in WV; widow; daughter of James and Agnes Trump
Brown; died on 20 Jun 1953 at McGraw, Wyoming Co, WV of cancer; buried on 21 Jun 1953 in Pine
Grove Cemetery.
3. Wyoming Co, WV Web Site, Cemeteries
http://members.aol.com/jlcooke2/cemetery.htm
India Borwn McNulty; born in 1889; died in 1953; buried in Pine Grove Cemetery,
Ravencliff, Wyoming Co, WV.


Daniel Harmon Dillon

1. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Slab Fork District, taken on 12 Jun 1900, Page 288A, Family #122.
Listed as Dan H. Dillion, age 7, born in Mar 1893 in WV, in household of father, Lacy J. Dillion.
2. 1910 Census, Grady Co, OK, Rush Springs District, taken on 13 May 1910, Page 301B, Family #38.
Listed as Dan H.Dillon, age 17, born in WV, in household of father, Lacy J. Dillion.
3. Wyoming Co, WV Web Site, Cemeteries
http://members.aol.com/jlcooke2/cemetery.htm
Daniel H. Dillon; born in 1893; died in 1944; buried in Pine Grove Cemetery,
Ravencliff, Wyoming Co, WV.
4. Wyoming Co, WV Death Certificate; WV Archives Web Site; Registration #____.
Daniel Harmon Dillon; age 51 yrs, 3 mons, 11 days; son of Lacey Johnson and Lucy Davis Dillion;
husband of Catherine Maynor; died on 11 Jul 1944 in Raleigh Co, WV.
(Could not view actual image of certificate)


James Ray Dillon

1. Wyoming Co, WV Web Site, Cemeteries
http://members.aol.com/jlcooke2/cemetery.htm
James Ray Dillon; born on 13 Aug 1935; died on 23 Jun 1939; buried in Pine Grove Cemetery,
Ravencliff, Wyoming Co, WV.
2. Wyoming Co, WV Death Certificate; WV Archives Web Site; Registration #18342.
James Ray Dillon; age 3 yrs, 10 mons, 210 days; born on 13 Aug 1935 at Ravencliff, WV;
son of Dan H. and Katherine Maynor Dillon; died on 23 Jun 1939 at Beckley Hospital, Raleigh Co, WV
of "crushing injury to right chest and brain" on 23 Jun 1939.


Robert Cliffton "Bob" Crawford Sr

1. Nicholson Funeral Home, Statesville, NC; memorial service bulliten.
Robert "Bob" C. Crawford; born 16 Jun 1935; died 28 Jun 2012; buried 2 Jul 2012 in Oakwoods
Cemetery, Statesville, NC.


Juanita Louise "Nickie" Elledge

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Premier; E.D. 24-38; taken 25 Apr 1940;
Page 2B; Image 4 of 10; Household #29.
Listed as Juanita Elledge; age 5; born in WV; single; no education; lived at Mohegan, WV on 1
Apr 1935 (sic, she was not born at that time); in household of father, James B. Elledge.


Perry Edward Scott

1. 1920 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Bailetsville District, taken on 21 Jan 1920, Page 141B, Family #120.
Listed as Perry Scott, age 7, born in WV, in household of uncle, Ambros Rose.
2. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Oceana District, taken on 23 Apr 1930, Page 201A, Family #273.
Listed as Perry Scott, age 18, born in WV, in household of father, Samuel P. Scott.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Book #____(1933); Page 390; WV Archives Web Site.
Perry Scott; age 23; born in Wyoming Co, WV; single; motorman living at Hemphill, WV; son of S.P.
and Amanda; married on 14 Jan 1933 at Welch, WV; Ruby Elledge; age 22; born in NC; single; living
in McDowell Co, WV; daughter of J.B. and M.J.
4. Social Security Death Index, LDS Web Site.
Perry Scott; born on 2 Apr 1912; died in Apr 1983.


Ruby Fay Elledge

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Book #____(1933); Page 390; WV Archives Web Site.
Perry Scott; age 23; born in Wyoming Co, WV; single; motorman living at Hemphill, WV; son of
S.P. and Amanda; married on 14 Jan 1933 at Welch, WV; Ruby Elledge; age 22; born in NC;
single; living in McDowell Co, WV; daughter of J.B. and M.J.
2. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Premier; E.D. 24-38; taken 25 Apr 1940;
Page 2B; Image 4 of 10; Household #29.
Listed as Ruby Fay Elledge; age 26; born in NC; single (sic, married); 3 yrs of high school; lived at
Mohegan, WV on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, James B. Elledge.
(This entry is incorrect, this person is my aunt; my mother's sister; she was married and was not
living with her parents at this time)
3. "Bluefield Daily Telegraph"; Bluefield, WV; 24 Sep 2010; Newspaper Obit.
"PRINCETON — Mrs. Ruby Fay “Tar-Heel Ruby” Elledge Scott, age 96, of Caraway Street, Princeton, W.Va., formerly of Wilkes County, died Thursday, September 23, 2010 at Princeton Health Care Center in West Virginia. "Funeral services will be held Saturday at 4:00 p.m., September 25, 2010 at Baptist Home Baptist Church with Dr. Lon Chenowith and the Reverend John Elledge officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends Saturday from 3 until 4 prior to the service at the church. "Mrs. Scott was born August 31, 1914 in Wilkes County to James Blaine and Mary Jane Burchette Elledge. She loved her church, people and flowers. In her younger years, she was part of the vocal duo Scotty and Tarheel Ruby with a band named the Dixie Border Boys. This career spanned from the 1930’s to mid 1950’s. It included radio, stage and television which included writing and recording her works. "She was preceded in death by her husband, Perry Edward Scott; a sister, Lillian Smith; four brothers, Glenn Elledge, Billy Ray Elledge, Cecil Edward Elledge, Eugene Ray Elledge; and her parents. "She is survived by two daughters, Anna Marie Rose and husband Harold of South Charleston, W.Va., Carroll Nelson and husband, Don of Princeton, W.Va.; four grandchildren, Scott Rose and wife, Gracie, Sean Rose, Terri Hendrick, John Nelson and wife, Beth; two great-grandsons, Larry Shires and Justice Rose; one brother, Curtis Elledge and wife Dare of North Wilkesboro; two sisters, Ida Smith and husband, Herbert of Columbia, S.C., Juanita Crawford and husband, Bob of Statesville, N.C.; 14 nieces and nephews; and her extended family at Princeton Health Care Center in Princeton, W.Va. "Flowers will be accepted or memorials may be made to Baptist Home Baptist Church, 2367 Sparta Road, North Wilkesboro, NC 28659..."


John Baird "Johnny" Mays

1. 1920 Census, Surry Co, NC; Mount Airy Township; 132 Hines Street; taken on 7/8 Mar 1920;
Page 147B; Family #82/88.
Listed as Johnnie Mays; age 2 yrs, 2 mons; born in NC; in household of grandfather, William Gilbert.
2. 1930 Census, Surry Co, NC; Mt Airy; 140 Hines Ave; taken on 14 Apr 1930; Page 54A;
Family #498/523.
Listed as John B. Mays; age 12; born in NC; in household of grandfather, William H. Gilbert.
3. Tazewell Co, VA; Marriage License #29499; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Johnie Mays; age 22; born in Mt. Airy, NC; single; mining; living at Premier, WV; son of Richard
and Lillian Lucille (Gilbert) Mays; married on 26 Aug 1939 in Tazewell, VA; Cletis Elledge; age 21;
born at Roderfield, WV; single; living at Bishop, VA; daughter of Blaine and Mary (Burchett) Elledge.
4. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Premier; taken 25 Apr 1940; Page 762A;
E D # 24-38; Image 3 of 10; Household #20.
Listed as Johnny Mays; age 23; born in NC; married; 8th grade education; lived in same place on
1 Apr 1935; outside work in coal mine; head of household.
5. Social Security Death Index; LDS Web Site.
John Mays; born on 17 Oct 1917; died in Feb 1979; living at Premier, McDowell Co, WV at death.
6. Personal knowledge of Larry E. Smith, nephew by marriage.
John was a Jailer and Deputy Sheriff in McDowell Co, for a number of years before his death. He was
also elected Constable but resigned soon after because it did not pay enough money.
7. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 4 Dec 2013.
John B. Mays; born 17 Oct 1917; died 17 Feb 1979; buried here; double headstone phot shown with
wife, Cletis E. Elledge Mays; " ALWAYS TOGETHER"


Cletis Esther Elledge

1. Tazewell Co, VA; Marriage License #29499; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Johnie Mays; age 22; born in Mt. Airy, NC; single; mining; living at Premier, WV; son of Richard
and Lillian Lucille (Gilbert) Mays; married on 26 Aug 1939 in Tazewell, VA; Cletis Elledge; age 21;
born at Roderfield, WV; single; living at Bishop, VA; daughter of Blaine and Mary (Burchett) Elledge.
2. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Premier; E.D. 24-38; taken 25 Apr 1940;
Page 2B; Image 4 of 10; Household #29.
Listed as Cletis Elledge; age 21; born in NC; single; 1 yr high school; lived at Mohegan, WV on 1
Apr 1935; in household of father, James B. Elledge.
(This entry is incorrect, this person is my aunt; my mother's sister; she was married and was not
living with her parents at this time; she is listed with husband, elsewhere in this census)
3. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Premier; taken 25 Apr 1940; Page 762A;
E D # 24-38; Image 3 of 10; Household #20.
Listed as Cleties Mays; age 22; born in WV; married; 2 yrs HS education; lived in same place on
1 Apr 1935; in household of husband John B. Mays.
4. Social Security Death Index; LDS Web Site.
Cletis Mays; born on 30 Jun 1918; died on 10 Apr 2000; living at Premier, McDowell Co, WV at
death.
(This is my aunt. She was a resident of McDowell Continuous Care Center. Lived in Premier,
McDowell Co, WV most all of her life )
5. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Cletis Ester Elledge
[Cletis Ester Mays]
[Cletis Mays]
SSN: 232288747
Gender: Female
Race: White
Birth Date: 30 Jun 1918
Birth Place: Roderfield, West Virginia
[Roadfield Mc??, West Virginia]
Death Date: 10 Apr 2000
Father: James B Elledge
Mother: Mary J Burchett
Type of Claim: Original SSN.
Notes: Nov 1937: Name listed as CLETIS ESTER ELLEDGE; Oct 1947: Name listed as CLETIS ESTER MAYS; 10 Mar 1988: Name listed as CLETIS E MAYS"
6. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 4 Dec 2013.
Cletis E. Mays; born 30 Jun 1918; died 10 Apr 2000; buried here; double headstone photo shown
with husband, John B. "Johnny" Mays.


Hoy Curtis "Curt" Elledge

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Premier; E.D. 24-38; taken 25 Apr 1940;
Page 2B; Image 4 of 10; Household #29.
Listed as Curtis Elledge; age 16; born in WV; single; 1 yr high school; lived at Mohegan, WV on 1
Apr 1935; in household of father, James B. Elledge.
2. US Public Records Index, Vol 1; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Hoy Curtis Elledge; born 28 May 1923; living at 245 Dorchester Dr, North Wilkesboro, NC 28659
in 1994.
3. Reins-Sturdivant Funeral Home, North Wilkesboro, NC; published funeral bulliten.
Hoy Curtis Elledge; born 28 May 1923; died 4 Jun 2012; buried 7 Jun 2012 in Montlawn Memorial
Park, Fairplains, Wilkes Co, NC.
(Larry E. Smith attended funeral)
4. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Mountlawn Memorial Park; North Wilkesboro, Wilkes Co, NC; submitted
by C. Fairchild; 6 Jun 2012.
Hoy Curtis Elledge; born 23 May 1923 in McDowell Co, WV; died 4 Jun 2012 in North Wilkesboro,
Wilkes Co, NC; buried here; no grave marker photo shown; obit posted.
"Mr. Hoy Curtis Elledge, age 89, of Doncaster Drive, North Wilkesboro died Monday, June 4, 2012 at Wilkes Senior Village.

Funeral services will be held Thursday 2:00 PM, June 7, 2012 at Reins-Sturdivant Chapel with Rev. John C. Elledge and Rev. Keith Elledge officiating. Burial with military rites by Post #1142 of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Honor Guard will be in Mountlawn Memorial Park. The family will receive friends Thursday from 12:30 to 1:30 prior to the service at the funeral home.

Mr. Elledge was born May 28, 1923 in McDowell County, WV to James Blaine and Mary Jane Burchette Elledge. Before retiring after 37 years, he was a foreman in the cutting department at Carolina Mirror Company. Mr. Elledge served in the United States Navy during World War II.

He was preceded in death by: three sisters, Ruby Scott, Cletis Mays, Lillian Smith; two brothers, Glenn Elledge and Billy Ray Elledge.

He is survived by: his wife of 65 years, Dare Roope Elledge of the home; one son, John Elledge and wife Marcia of Crumpler; two sisters, Ida "Jackie" Smith of Columbia, SC, Juanita "Nikki" Crawford of Statesville; three grandchildren, Kathryn Elledge Johnson, Kristen LaCole Elledge, Jonathan Curtis Elledge and one great-granddaughter, Drew Collins Johnson."


Virginia Dare Roope

1. 1930 Census, Wilkes Co, NC, Mulberry District, taken on 19 Apr 1930, Page 110A, Family #161.
Listed as Dare Roop, age 3 yrs 8 mons, born in NC, in household of father, Barney C. Roope.
2. 1940 Census, Wilkes Co, NC; Mulberry Township; E.D. 97-15; Taken on 2 May 1940; Page 225A;
Household #207.
Listed as Virginia Roop; age 13; born in NC; 5th grade education; attending school; lived in same place on
1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Barney C. Roope.
3. US Public Records Index, Vol 1; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Dare R. Elledge; born 23 Mar 1927; living at 245 Dorchester Dr, North Wilkesboro, NC 28659
in 1994.