McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV; Families and Individuals

Notes


William "Willie" Keene

1. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV, District #94, Panther Precinct, taken on 22 Apr 1910, Page 98A,
Family #58.
Listed as William Keen, age 5, born in WV, in household of uncle, Harvey Bailey, with parents.
2. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Panther Coal Co; taken on 8/9 Jan 1920;
Page 260B; Family #170.
Listed as Willie Keen; age 14; born in WV; in household of father, General Sherman Keene.
3. "The Heritage of MCDowell Co, WV, 1858-1995"; Willie Keen" article, page 180.
4. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; 12 Apr 1930; Page 233B; Family #171.
Listed as Williae Keene; age 25; born in WV; married at 20; coal loader in mine; head of household.


Flora Melissa Hurley

1. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Panther; taken on 5 May 1910; Page 103A;
Image 17 of 24; Family #160/162.
Listed as Flora Hurley; age 8; born in WV; in household of father, Elbert Hurley.
2. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; taken on 2 Jan 1920; Page 253B; Family #17.
Listed as Flora Hurley; age 18; born in WV; widow; in household of father, Elbert Hurley.
3. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; 12 Apr 1930; Page 233B; Family #171.
Listed as Flora Keene; age 27; born in WV; married at 22; in household of husband, Willie Keene.


Elbert Hurley

1. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Panther; taken on 5 May 1910; Page 103A;
Image 17 of 24; Family #160/162.
Listed as Elbert Hurley; age 33; born in VA; married once for 16 yrs; farmer; head of household.
2. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; taken on 2 Jan 1920; Page 253B; Family #17.
Listed as Elbert Hurley; age 47; born in KY; farmer; head of household.


Lydia J. Stacy

1. 1880 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Complied by William A. March, page 802.Sandy River Township, page 013.
Listed as Lydia J. Stacy, age 1, in household of father, John E. Stacy, Jr.
2. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Panther; taken on 5 May 1910; Page 103A;
Image 17 of 24; Family #160/162.
Listed as Liddie J. Hurley; age 38; born in WV; married once for 16 yrs; 4 children; all living; in household
of husband, Elbert Hurley.
3. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; taken on 2 Jan 1920; Page 253B; Family #17.
Listed as Liddie Hurley; age ?; born in WV; in household of husband, Elbert Hurley.
4. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; taken on 14 Apr 1930; Page 207A; Family #94.
Listed as Lidda Hurley; age 50; born in WV; widow; in household of son, James G. Hurley.


Valina Hurley

1. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Panther; taken on 5 May 1910; Page 103A;
Image 17 of 24; Family #160/162.
Listed as Valina Hurley; age 14; born in WV; in household of father, Elbert Hurley.


James Garfield Hurley

1. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Panther; taken on 5 May 1910; Page 103A;
Image 17 of 24; Family #160/162.
Listed as Garfield Hurley; age 12; born in WV; in household of father, Elbert Hurley.
2. McDowell Co, WV; WWI Draft Registration Card #2145; 12 Sep 1918; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Garfield Hurley; age 18; born 23 Jun 1900; living at Panther, WV; machine helper for Lathrop Coal Co;
nearest relative, Elbert Hurley, Panther, WV; tall with slender build; blue eyes and brown hair.
3. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; taken on 2 Jan 1920; Page 253B; Family #17.
Listed as Garfield Hurley; age 20; born in WV; in household of father, Elbert Hurley.
4. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1920); Page 312; WV Archives Web Site.
Garfield Hurley; age 21; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; farmer; living at Panther, WV; son of
Elbert and Lidda; married on 15 Apr 1920 at Panther, WV; Syntha Keen; age 17; born in ____; single;
daughter of Shirman and Bettie.
5. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1927); Page 303; WV Archives Web Site.
Garfield Hurley; age 28; born in McDowell Co, WV; widowed; miner; living at Panther, WV; son of
Elbert and Lydia Hurley; married on 1 Sep 1927 at Panther, WV; Gladys Vanover; age 21; single;
living at Panther, WV; daughter of Harm and Lovas Vanover.
6. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; taken on 14 Apr 1930; Page 207A; Family #94.
Listed as James G. Hurley; age 30; born in WV; widowed; farmer; head of household.
7. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Wyoming Precinct; E.D. 24-58; taken on 22 Jun 1940;
Page 1122B; Image 6 of 60; Household #112.
Listed as J. Garfield Hurley; age 40; born in WV; married; 6th grade education; lived in McDowell Co, WV on
1 Apr 1935; farmer; head of household.
8. McDowell Co, WV; WW II Draft Registration Card #U-140?; 27 Apr 1942; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Garfield Hurley; age 46; born 23 Jun 1895 (sic, 1898) in Panther, WV; employed by Red Ash Smokeless Coal
Co; person who will always know address; Lydia Hurley, Panther, WV; 5' 10" tall; 160 lbs; gray eyes; brown hair
and ruddy complexion.
9. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #15586; WV Archives Web Site.
James Garfield Hurley; age 45 yrs, 7 mons, 6 days; born 23 Jun 1898 in McDowell Co, WV; divorced from
Renee Justice, age 38, common law wife; miner for Litwar Coal Co; SS# 235-10-1649; living at Panther, WV;
son of Elbert and Liddie (Stacy) Hurley; died 29 Dec 1943 in Grace Hospital, Welch, WV; due to respiratory
failure caused by intracranial pressure, probably a brain tumor; duried 31 Dec 1943 in Stacy Cemetery,
Mohawk, WV.


Synthia Keene

1. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV, District #94, Panther Precinct, taken on 22 Apr 1910, Page 98A,
Family #58.
Listed as Cytha Keen, age 7, born in WV, in household of uncle, Harvey Bailey, with parents.
2. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Panther Coal Co; taken on 8/9 Jan 1920;
Page 260B; Family #170.
Listed as Sitha Keen; age 16; born in WV; in household of father, General Sherman Keene.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1920); Page 312; WV Archives Web Site.
Garfield Hurley; age 21; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; farmer; living at Panther, WV; son of
Elbert and Lidda; married on 15 Apr 1920 at Panther, WV; Syntha Keen; age 17; born in ____; single;
daughter of Shirman and Bettie.
4. McDowell Co, WV; Death Registry; Vol #__(1924); Page 69; Line 11; WV Archives Web Site.
Citha Hurley; age 22; born in WV; married; housewife; daughter of Sherman and Betty; died on 13
Feb 1924 at Litwar, McDowell Co, WV from influenza.


Causby Hurley

1. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Panther; taken on 5 May 1910; Page 103A;
Image 17 of 24; Family #160/162.
Listed as Cosba Hurley; age 6; born in WV; in household of father, Elbert Hurley.
2. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; taken on 2 Jan 1920; Page 253B; Family #17.
Listed as Causby Hurley; age 16; born in WV; in household of father, Elbert Hurley.


Luther David Riffe

1. 1930 Census; Wyoming Co, WV; Huff Creek District; Buffalo Creek; taken on 4 Apr 1930; Page 183A;
Image 17 of 22; Family #144/145.
Listed as Luther Riffe; age 4; born in WV; in household of father, Lewis A. Riffe.
2. 1940 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Huff Creek District; E.D. 55-8; taken on 25 Apr 1940; Page 181A;
Image 31 of 42; Household #254.
Listed as Luther Riffe; age 14; born in WV; single; 7th grade education; attending school; lived in
same house on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Lewis A. Riffe.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1946); Page 58; WV Archives Web Site.
Luther David Riffe; age 20; born at Sandy Huff, WV; single; living at Welch, WV; married on 23 Jun
1946 at Steeles, WV; Elouise Keen; age 20; born in Iaeger, WV; single; living at Welch, WV; with
consent of Nancy Riffe, mother of Luther Riffe and Flora Keen, mother of Elouise Keen.


Elouise Keene

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; 12 Apr 1930; Page 233B; Family #171.
Listed as Eloise Keene; age 3 yrs, 4 mons; born in WV; in household of father, Willie Keene.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1946); Page 58; WV Archives Web Site.
Luther David Riffe; age 20; born at Sandy Huff, WV; single; living at Welch, WV; married on 23 Jun
1946 at Steeles, WV; Elouise Keen; age 20; born in Iaeger, WV; single; living at Welch, WV; with
consent of Nancy Riffe, mother of Luther Riffe and Flora Keen, mother of Elouise Keen.


Elouise Keene

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; 12 Apr 1930; Page 233B; Family #171.
Listed as Eloise Keene; age 3 yrs, 4 mons; born in WV; in household of father, Willie Keene.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1946); Page 58; WV Archives Web Site.
Luther David Riffe; age 20; born at Sandy Huff, WV; single; living at Welch, WV; married on 23 Jun
1946 at Steeles, WV; Elouise Keen; age 20; born in Iaeger, WV; single; living at Welch, WV; with
consent of Nancy Riffe, mother of Luther Riffe and Flora Keen, mother of Elouise Keen.


Cecil J. Keene

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; 12 Apr 1930; Page 233B; Family #171.
Listed as Cecil J. Keene; age 1 yr, 1 mon; born in WV; in household of father, Willie Keene.