McDowell and Wyoming Co WV Families and Individuals

Notes


James Harvey Steele

1. 1860 Census, McDowell Co, VA, Family 115.
"First Families of McDowell Co, West Virginia", Evans, page 20.
2. 1870 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Sandy River District, page 8, Family #54.
Listed as James H. Steel, age 13, in household of father, Reuben Steel.
3. "The Heritage of McDowell Co, WV...", McDowell Co Historical Society, 1995
Samuel and Nancy Steele Article, page 245,
Samuel and his wife, Nancy, were both born in KY. Had seven sons:
Levi, James, Robert, Samuel, Reuben, Andrew, and Robbin. Two daughters:
Matilda and Polly.
4. Ibid, page 245. Reuben died in 1916 at Sandy Huff, McDowell Co, WV. His wife
was Patsy Bently also born in KY. Sons were: James Harvey, Samuel, John,
Levi, and Lark. Daughters were: Rilda, Elizabeth, Nancy and Polly.
5. Ibid, page 245. James Harvey Steele, age 24, married Catherine Payne, age
20, on 17 Jan 1880. She was born in McDowell Co, WV. He was born in Pike Co,
KY. She was daughter of James L. and Nancy Breeding Payne.
6. 1880 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; taken 30 Jun 1880; Page 328D; Image 4 of 4;
Family #25/26.
Listed as Harvey Steel; age 24, born in VA; farmer; head of household.
7. "Marriage Records of McDowell Co, WV...", Page 15.
Marriage Record, Book 1, 1865-1896, page 109.
James H. Steel, age 24, born in Pike Co, KY, son of Ruben and Patsy
Steel, married on 17 Apr 1880 Catherine Payne, age 20, born in McDowell Co,
WV, daughter of James and Nancy Payne.
8. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1999"; 1999; Geneva Steel, Sandra Long,
and Tom Hatcher; "Benny and Ona Steele"; Article; Page 244; submitted by Benny C. Steele, HC 64,
Box 563, Iaeger, WV 24844.
.


Catherine Payne

1. "The Heritage of McDowell Co, WV...", McDowell Co Historical Society, 1995
Samuel and Nancy Steele Article, page 245,
Samuel and his wife, Nancy, were both born in KY. Had seven sons:
Levi, James, Robert, Samuel, Reuben, Andrew, and Robbin. Two daughters:
Matilda and Polly.
2. Ibid, page 245. Reuben died in 1916 at Sandy Huff, McDowell Co, WV. His wife
was Patsy Bently also born in KY. Sons were: James Harvey, Samuel, John,
Levi, and Lark. Daughters were: Rilda, Elizabeth, Nancy and Polly.
3. Ibid, page 245. James Harvey Steele, age 24, married Catherine Payne, age
20, on 17 Jan 1880. She was born in McDowell Co, WV. He was born in Pike Co,
KY. She was daughter of James L. and Nancy Breeding Payne.
Their children were: Harrison (married Lewesa Vance), Elizabeth (married
Paris Lester) and Tilda (married Rance Collins).
4. 1870 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Sandy River District, page 17, Family #107.
Listed as Catherine Payne, age 11, in household of father, James L. Payne.
5. "Marriage Records of McDowell Co, WV...", Page 15.
Marriage Record, Book 1, 1865-1896, page 109.
James H. Steel, age 24, born in Pike Co, KY, son of Ruben and Patsy
Steel, married on 17 Apr 1880 Catherine Payne, age 20, born in McDowell Co,
WV, daughter of James and Nancy Payne.
6. 1880 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; taken 30 Jun 1880; Page 328D; Image 4 of 4;
Family #25/26.
Listed as Catherine Steel; age 20; born in VA; housekeeper; in household of husband, James H.
Steele
7. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Sandy River District, page 247B, Family #158.
Listed as Catherine Lester?, age 32, born in Apr 1862 in VA, in household of
husband, James W. Lester?
8. "Heritage of McDowell Co, WV...", Abner Hulen & Martha Webb Lester article,
page 187.
James W. Lester, born 6 Jun 1866, died 19 Feb 1853, married first, Sarah
Lester Young, second Catherine Payne Steele, daughter of James L. and Nancy
Breeding Steele, widow of James Harvey Steele; third, Nancy Mullins Riffe.
9. "Marriage Records of McDowell Co, WV", page 51.
Marriage Record, Book 1, 1865-1896, page 133.
James W. Lester, age 28, born in McDowell Co, WV, son of Abner and Martha
Lester, married on 27 Mar 1894 Catherine Steel, age 29, widow, born in
McDowell Co, WV, daughter of James C. and Nancy Payne.
10. "McDowell County WV Cemeteries", Vance Cemetery, Paynesville, McDowell Co, WV.
Catherine Lester; born on 15 Apr 1864 (Conflicks with 1900 Census birth year); died on 3 Oct 1925;
"Dates from courthouse records, daughter of James and Nancy Breeding Payne, wife of James
Steel and James Lester"; buried here.
11. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1999"; 1999; Geneva Steel, Sandra Long,
and Tom Hatcher; "Benny and Ona Steele"; Article; Page 244; submitted by Benny C. Steele, HC 64,
Box 563, Iaeger, WV 24844.


James Burton Bentley

1. 1860 Census, McDowell Co, VA, Family 116.
"First Families of McDowell Co, West Virginia", Evans, page 20.
2. 1880 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Complied by William A. March, page 764.
Sandy River District, page 018.
Listed as James B. Bentley, age 47, born in NC, head of household.
3. 1870 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Sandy River District, page 11, Family #75.
Listed as James B. Bentley, age 36, born in NC, as head of household, a
farmer.
4. "Families of Steel", web site, 20 Feb 2000, by Dodie Browning.
Polly Steel married James Bentley on 31 Jul 1856 in Letcher Co, KY.
5. 1900 Census, Webster Co, WV, Glade District, Family #322.
Listed as James Burton Bentley, age 70, born in Mar 1830, in NC, married 43
yrs, head of household.


Mary Ann "Polly" Steele

1. 1850 Census, Pike Co, KY, Family 255, page 450.
Listed as Mary A. Steel, age 11, born in KY, in household of father, Samuel
Steel.
2. 1860 Census, McDowell Co, VA, Family 116.
"First Families of McDowell Co, West Virginia", Evans, page 20.
3. Refer to Family 255, 1850 Census, Pike Co, KY. There is a Mary A. Steel, age
11 whom I believe is this Polly. Mary A. is the daughter of Samuel Steel.
They lived adjacent to this Samuel in the 1860 Census, Reference 2. Polly
also named her son Samuel. Yes, see Ref 4.
4. "The Heritage of McDowell Co, WV...", McDowell Co Historical Society, 1995
Samuel and Nancy Steele Article, page 245,
Samuel and his wife, Nancy, were both born in KY. Had seven sons:
Levi, James, Robert, Samuel, Reuben, Andrew, and Robbin. Two daughters:
Matilda and Polly.
5. 1880 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Complied by William A. March, page 764.
Sandy River District, page 018.
Listed as Mary A. Bentley, age 42, born in KY, in household of husband,
James B. Bentley. Her father was born in VA and her mother in TN.
6. 1870 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Sandy River District, page 11, Family #75.
Listed as Polly Ann Bentley, age 29, born in KY, in household of husband,
James B. Bentley.
7. "Families of Steel", web site, 20 Feb 2000, by Dodie Browning.
Polly Steel married James Bentley on 31 Jul 1856 in Letcher Co, KY.
8. McDowell Co, Births: 1887-1899, Marriages: 1861-1899, Wills & Inventories:
1860-1899, WV Archives & History Library, 929.3 H62, 111.
Samuel Steel will probated 18 Sep 1874, resided in McDowell Co, WV;
divisees: wife, Nancy; sons Robin, Andrew, Reubin, Levi; daughters, Matilda
Blevins, Polly Bentley.
9. 1900 Census, Webster Co, WV, Glade District, Family #322.
Listed as Mary F. Bentley, age 64, born in Feb 1836, in KY, married 43
yrs, in household of husband, James Bentley. Has had 3 children, all living.


Matilda Jane Bentley

1. 1870 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Sandy River District, page 11, Family #75.
Listed as Matilda Bentley, age 5, in household of father, James B. Bentley.
2. 1880 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Complied by William A. March, page 764.
Sandy River District, page 018.
Listed as Matilda J. Bentley, age 15, in household of father, James B.
Bentley.
3. 1900 Census, Webster Co, WV, Glade District, Family #322.
Listed as Jane Bentley, age 35, born in Apr 1865, in WV, in household of
father, James Bentley.


Samuel J. Bentley

1. 1860 Census, McDowell Co, VA, Family 116.
"First Families of McDowell Co, West Virginia", Evans, page 20.
2. 1880 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Complied by William A. March, page 764.
Sandy River District, page 018.
Listed as Samuel J. Bentley, age 23, born in KY, head of household.
3. 1870 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Sandy River District, page 11, Family #75.
Listed as Samuel J. Bentley, age 12, born in KY, in household of father,
James B. Bentley.
4. "Marriage Records of McDowell Co, WV...", page 13.
Marriage Record, Book 1, 1865-1896, page 108.
Samuel Bentley, age 22, born in Pike Co, KY, son of J.B. and Mary Ann
Bentley, married on 10 Feb 1879 Lurany Bailey, age 22, born in McDowell Co,
WV, daughter of Rufus and Hulda Bailey.


Lourana Bailey

1. 1860 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
Listed in household of father, Rufus Bailey.
2. 1880 Census, McDowell Co, WV, compiled by William A. Marsh, Vol 9, page 759.
Sandy River Township, page 018.
Listed as Lurana Bentley, age 24, in household of husband, Samuel J.
Bentley.
3. 1870 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Sandy River District, page 6, Family #40.
Listed as Lurana Bailey, age 16, in household of father, Rufus Bailey.
4. "Marriage Records of McDowell Co, WV...", page 13.
Marriage Record, Book 1, 1865-1896, page 108.
Samuel Bentley, age 22, born in Pike Co, KY, son of J.B. and Mary Ann
Bentley, married on 10 Feb 1879 Lurany Bailey, age 22, born in McDowell Co,
WV, daughter of Rufus and Hulda Bailey.


Samuel Steele Jr

1. 1850 Census, Pike Co, KY, Family 255, page 450.
Listed as Samuel Steel, age 6, in houseold of father Samuel Steel, Sr.
2. 1860 Census, McDowell Co, VA, Family 117.
"First Families of McDowell Co, West Virginia", Evans, page 20.
3. "The Heritage of McDowell Co, WV...", McDowell Co Historical Society, 1995
Samuel and Nancy Steele Article, page 245,
Samuel(Sr) and his wife, Nancy, were both born in KY. Had seven sons:
Levi, James, Robert, Samuel (Jr), Reuben, Andrew, and Robbin. Two daughters:
Matilda and Polly.
4. 1870 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Sandy River District, page 8, Family #56.
Listed as Samuel Steel, Jr, age 26, as head of household, a farmer.
5. "Marriage Records of McDowell Co, WV...", page 8.
Samuel Steel, age 30, widowed, married Mary Stevenson, age 18, on 4 Dec 1875.
Marriage Record, McDowell Co, WV, Book 1, 1865-1896, page 139 (105).
He was born in Pike Co, KY; she in (Tazewell Co?), VA.
His parents were Samuel and Nancy Steel.
Her parents were Andrew and Leah Stevenson.


Mahala Justice

1. 1870 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Sandy River District, page 9, Family #56.
Listed as Mahala Steel, age 23, in household of husband, Samuel Steel.


Samuel C. Steele

1. 1870 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Sandy River District, page 9, Family #56.
Listed as Samuel C. Steel, age 4, in household of father, Samuel Steel.


Samuel Steele Jr

1. 1850 Census, Pike Co, KY, Family 255, page 450.
Listed as Samuel Steel, age 6, in houseold of father Samuel Steel, Sr.
2. 1860 Census, McDowell Co, VA, Family 117.
"First Families of McDowell Co, West Virginia", Evans, page 20.
3. "The Heritage of McDowell Co, WV...", McDowell Co Historical Society, 1995
Samuel and Nancy Steele Article, page 245,
Samuel(Sr) and his wife, Nancy, were both born in KY. Had seven sons:
Levi, James, Robert, Samuel (Jr), Reuben, Andrew, and Robbin. Two daughters:
Matilda and Polly.
4. 1870 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Sandy River District, page 8, Family #56.
Listed as Samuel Steel, Jr, age 26, as head of household, a farmer.
5. "Marriage Records of McDowell Co, WV...", page 8.
Samuel Steel, age 30, widowed, married Mary Stevenson, age 18, on 4 Dec 1875.
Marriage Record, McDowell Co, WV, Book 1, 1865-1896, page 139 (105).
He was born in Pike Co, KY; she in (Tazewell Co?), VA.
His parents were Samuel and Nancy Steel.
Her parents were Andrew and Leah Stevenson.


Mary Jane Charles

1. 1860 Census, McDowell Co, VA, Gilead Spring P.O., taken 27 Jun 1860, Page #4, Family #24.
Listed as Mary Charles, age 2, born in VA, in household of father, George W. Charles.
2. 1870 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Sandy River District, page 17, Family #108.
Listed as Mary Stephens (sic. Charles), age 13, in household of step-father, Andrew Stephens.
3. "Marriage Records of McDowell Co, WV...", page 8.
Samuel Steel, age 30, widowed, married Mary Stevenson, age 18, on 4 Dec 1875.
Marriage Record, McDowell Co, WV, Book 1, 1865-1896, page 139 (105).
He was born in Pike Co, KY; she in (Tazewell Co?), VA.
His parents were Samuel and Nancy Steel.
Her parents were Andrew and Leah Stevenson.
4. Internet e-mail, vthomas@intrepid.net, Jerry B. Thomas, 15 Jan 2000.
He is great gandson of Samuel Steele and Mary Jane Stevenson.
Also a great grandson of Charles and Rebecca Smith Gordon.


Levi Steele

1. 1850 Census, Pike Co, KY, Family 255, page 450.
Listed as Levi Steel, age 3, in houseold of father Samuel Steel, Sr.
2. 1860 Census, McDowell Co, VA, Family 117.
"First Families of McDowell Co, West Virginia", Evans, page 20.
3. "The Heritage of McDowell Co, WV...", McDowell Co Historical Society, 1995
Samuel and Nancy Steele Article, page 245,
Samuel and his wife, Nancy, were both born in KY. Had seven sons:
Levi, James, Robert, Samuel, Reuben, Andrew, and Robbin. Two daughters:
Matilda and Polly.
4. 1870 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Sandy River District, page 9, Family #58.
Listed as Levi Steel, age 23, as head of household, a farmer.


Rebecca

1. 1870 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Sandy River District, page 9, Family #58.
Listed as Rebecca Steel, age 20, in household of husband, Levi Steel.


Nancy J. Steele

1. 1870 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Sandy River District, page 9, Family #58.
Listed as Nancy J. Steel, age 1, in household of father, Levi Steel.


Claude Thomas Arthur

1. McDowell Co, WV; WW I Draft Registration Card #1966; 12 Sep 1918; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Claude Thomas Arthur; age 18; born 30 Nov 1899; living at Deegans, WV; mine laborer for New
Poca C. Co, Deegans, WV; nearest relative, W.T. Arthur, Deegans, WV; medium height and build;
blue eyes and bown hair.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1922); Page 423; WV Archives Web Site.
Claude Arthur; age 23; born in Mercer Co, WV; single; miner; living at Premier, WV; son of Will
and Sinda; married on 28 Aug 1922 at Deegans, WV; Anna Grimes; age 18; born in Mercer Co,
WV; single; daughter of Joe and May.
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 #24.
Listed as Claude Arthur; age 46; born in VA; married; 8th grade education; lived in same house
on 1 Apr 1935; motorman; head of household.
4. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #'61 004928; WV Archives Web Site.
Claude Thomas Arthur, Sr; age 62; born Nov 1898 at Coopers, WV; married; retired
coal miner; SS # 232-14-6402; living at Premier, WV; son of William and Lucinda (Belcher) Arthur;
died 13 Apr 1961 in Grace Hospital, Welch, WV; from carcinoma of left lung with metastesis;
buried 15 Apr 1961 in Iaeger Memorial, Roderfield, WV.
5. FindAGrave.com; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 24 Feb 2014.
Claude T. Arthur; born 25 Nov 1898; died 13 Apr 1961; buried here; headstone shown; "Father
West Virginia, Pvt Co D 20 Infantry World War I".


Anna Belle Grimes

1. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Elkhorn District; Upland; taken on 16/17 jan 1920; Page 116A;
Image 9 of 29; Family #114/114.
Listed as Annie Grimes; age 15; born in WV; in household of father, Joseph H. Grimes.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1922); Page 423; WV Archives Web Site.
Claude Arthur; age 23; born in Mercer Co, WV; single; miner; living at Premier, WV; son of Will
and Sinda; married on 28 Aug 1922 at Deegans, WV; Anna Grimes; age 18; born in Mercer Co,
WV; single; daughter of Joe and May.
2. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Premier; taken 25 Apr 1940; Page 762A;
E D # 24-38; Image 3 of 10; Household #24.
Listed as Annie Arthur; age 38; born in WV; 9th grade education; lived in same house on 1 Apr
1935; in household of husband, Claude Arthur.


Robert Steele

1. 1860 Census, McDowell Co, VA, Family 117.
"First Families of McDowell Co, West Virginia", Evans, page 20.
2. "The Heritage of McDowell Co, WV...", McDowell Co Historical Society, 1995
Samuel and Nancy Steele Article, page 245,
Samuel and his wife, Nancy, were both born in KY. Had seven sons:
Levi, James, Robert, Samuel, Reuben, Andrew, and Robbin. Two daughters:
Matilda and Polly.
3. 1870 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Sandy River District, page 8, Family #55.
Listed as Robert Steel, age 13, in household of father, Samuel Steel.
4. 1880 Census, McDowell Co, WV, compiled by William A. Marsh, Vol 9, page 803.
Sandy River Township, page 019.
Listed Robin (sic Robert) Steel, age 22, as head of household, a farmer.
5. "Marriage Records of McDowell Co, WV", age 17.
Marriage Record, Book 1, 1865-1896, page 110.
Robert Steel, age 21, born in Pike Co, KY, son of Samuel and Nancy Steel,
married on 4 Nov 1881 Margaret Christian, age 20, born in McDowell Co, WV,
daughter of Thomas and Nancy Christian.


Margaret Christian

1. 1880 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Complied by William A. Marsh, page 769.
Sandy River District, page 002.
Listed as Margaret Christian, age 18, in household of father, Thomas
Christian.
2. "Marriage Records of McDowell Co, WV", page 17.
Marriage Record, Book 1, 1865-1896, page 110.
Robert Steel, age 21, born in Pike Co, KY, son of Samuel and Nancy Steel,
married on 4 Nov 1881 Margaret Christian, age 20, born in McDowell Co, WV,
daughter of Thomas and Nancy Christian.
3. 1900 Census, Webster Co, WV, Glade District, Family #592.
Listed as Margaret Steel, age 38, born in Mar 1862 in WV, widow, head of
household. Has had 7 children, 6 are living.


Gus Steele

1. 1900 Census, Webster Co, WV, Glade District, Family #592.
Listed as Gus Steel, age 14, born in Apr 1886 in WV, in household of
mother, Margaret Steel.


Dora Steele

1. 1900 Census, Webster Co, WV, Glade District, Family #592.
Listed as Nora Steel, age 11, born in Nov 1888 in WV, in household of
mother, Margaret Steel.


Matilda Steele

1. 1900 Census, Webster Co, WV, Glade District, Family #592.
Listed as Matilda Steel, age 9, born in Apr 1891 in WV, in household of mother, Margaret Steel.
2. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Matilda Steele
Gender: Female
Race: White
Birth Date: 7 Apr 1891
Birth Place: Iargan McDow, West Virginia
Father:
Robert Steele
Mother:
Margaret Christian
SSN: 234267340
Notes: Jan 1940: Name listed as MATILDA STEELE "
3. Upshur Co, WV; Death Certificate #'65 006120; WV Archives Web Site.
Matilda Steele; age 74; born 7 Apr 1890 in WV; never married; housekeeper; living at Rock Cave, WV;
daughter of Robert and Margaret (Christian) Steele; died 14 Mar 1965 in Leonard Memorial Hospital,
Buchannon, WV; due to coronary occlusion; buried 16 Mar 1965 in Rock Cave Cemetery, WV;
informant, Ralph Bleigh, Rock Cave, WV.


Burl Steele

1. 1900 Census, Webster Co, WV, Glade District, Family #592.
Listed as Burl Steel, age 7, born in May 1893 in WV, in household of
mother, Margaret Steel.


George Steele

1. 1900 Census, Webster Co, WV, Glade District, Family #592.
Listed as George Steel, age 4, born in Dec 1895 in WV, in household of
mother, Margaret Steel.


John Potter

1. 1860 Census, McDowell Co, VA, Family 118.
"First Families of McDowell Co, West Virginia", Evans, page 20.
2. "Pioneers of Eastern and SE KY", Kozart, page 168.
John Potter married Elizabeth Ramey on 16 Jul 1846 in Pike Co, KY.


Elizabeth Ramey

1. 1860 Census, McDowell Co, VA, Family 118.
"First Families of McDowell Co, West Virginia", Evans, page 20.
2. "Pioneers of Eastern and SE KY", Kozart, page 168.


Prisa Potter

1. 1860 Census, McDowell Co, VA, Family 118.
"First Families of McDowell Co, West Virginia", Evans, page 20.


America Potter

1. 1860 Census, McDowell Co, VA, Family 118.
"First Families of McDowell Co, West Virginia", Evans, page 20.


William Potter

1. 1860 Census, McDowell Co, VA, Family 118.
"First Families of McDowell Co, West Virginia", Evans, page 20.


Polly Potter

1. 1860 Census, McDowell Co, VA, Family 118.
"First Families of McDowell Co, West Virginia", Evans, page 20.


Levi Potter

1. 1860 Census, McDowell Co, VA, Family 118.
"First Families of McDowell Co, West Virginia", Evans, page 20.


Tabitha Potter

1. 1860 Census, McDowell Co, VA, Family 118.
"First Families of McDowell Co, West Virginia", Evans, page 20.


Richard Potter

1. 1860 Census, McDowell Co, VA, Family 118.
"First Families of McDowell Co, West Virginia", Evans, page 20.


Andrew Steele

1. 1850 Census, Pike Co, KY, Family 253, page 450.
Listed as Andrew Steel, age 20, born in KY, head of household, a laborer.
2. 1860 Census, McDowell Co, VA, Family 119.
"First Families of McDowell Co, West Virginia", Evans, page 20.
3. "The Heritage of McDowell Co, WV...", McDowell Co Historical Society, 1995
Samuel and Nancy Steele Article, page 245,
Samuel and his wife, Nancy, were both born in KY. Had seven sons:
Levi, James, Robert, Samuel, Reuben, Andrew, and Robbin. Two daughters:
Matilda and Polly.
4. 1870 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Sandy River District, page 9, Family #61.
Listed as Andrew Steel, age 42, as head of household, a farmer.
5. 1880 Census, McDowell Co, WV: Sandy River District; taken on 29/30 Jun 1880; Page 345B;
Family #146/152.
Listed as Andrew Steel; age 52; born in KY; married; farmer; head of household.
6. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Clear Fork District, page 244A, Family #4.
Listed as Andrew Steel, age 71, born in KY in Jun 1828, married 52 yrs, farmer, head of household.
7. Internet, e-mail, 25 Feb 2000, C.R. Kenedy, crkenedy@usit.net.
My great, great grandfather was Samuel Steel, son of Andrew Steel, was born
18 Feb 1855 and died 10 Dec 1921. Andrew, his father, was born on 30 Jun
1828. My great, great grandmother, Nancy Roberts Steel, was born 17 Apr 1858
and died 13 Oct 1952.


Winnona "Winney" Potter

1. 1850 Census, Pike Co, KY, Family 253, page 450.
Listed as Winona Steel, age 20, born in KY, in household of husband, Andrew Steel.
2. 1860 Census, McDowell Co, VA, Family 119.
"First Families of McDowell Co, West Virginia", Evans, page 20.
3. 1870 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Sandy River District, page 9, Family #61.
Listed as Vinna Steel, age 41, in household of husband, Andrew Steel.
4. 1880 Census, McDowell Co, WV: Sandy River District; taken on 29/30 Jun 1880; Page 345B;
Family #146/152.
Listed as Winny Steel; age 50; born in KY; married; in household of husband, Andrew Steel.
5. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Clear Fork District, page 244A, Family #4
Listed as Winnie Steel, age 70, born in KY in Jul 1829, in household of husband, Andrew Steel.