McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV; Families and Individuals

Notes


William Samuel Leckie

1. "The Heritage of McDowell Co, WV...", McDowell Co Historical Society, 1995
"Colonel and Mrs. William Leckie" article, page 186; submitted by Susan Bolen Childs, Hot Springs,
AR.
2. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Welch, taken on 15 Apr 1910; Page 99A;
Family #1/1.
Listed as William S. Leckie; age 18; born in PA; in household of father, William Leckie.


Douglas Edward Lloyd Leckie

1. "The Heritage of McDowell Co, WV...", McDowell Co Historical Society, 1995
"Colonel and Mrs. William Leckie" article, page 186; submitted by Susan Bolen Childs, Hot Springs,
AR.
2. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Welch, taken on 15 Apr 1910; Page 99A;
Family #1/1.
Listed as Douglas E. Leckie; age 15; born in PA; in household of father, William Leckie.


Miriam Gertrude Leckie

1. "The Heritage of McDowell Co, WV...", McDowell Co Historical Society, 1995
"Colonel and Mrs. William Leckie" article, page 186; submitted by Susan Bolen Childs, Hot Springs,
AR.
2. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Welch, taken on 15 Apr 1910; Page 99A;
Family #1/1.
Listed as Miriam J. Leckie; age 13; born in PA; in household of father, William Leckie.


Ralph Miller

1. 1920 Census, Mingo Co, WV; Stafford District; Glen Alum; taken on 13 Jan 1920; Page 161B; Image
16 of 28; Family #125/127.
Listed as Ralph Miller; age 9; born in WV; in household of father, Leonard Miller.
2. 1930 Census, Mingo Co, WV; Stafford District; Glen Alum; taken on 2 Apr 1930; Page 124A; Image 1
of 20; Family #7/7.
Listed as Ralph Miller; age 18; born in WV; single; miner; in household of father, Leonard Miller.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1933); Page 158; WV Archives Web Site.
Ralph Miller; age 22; born in Mingo Co, WV; single; miner; living at Glen Alum, WV; son of Millerd and
Martha; married on 7 May 1933 at Glen Alum, WV; Mabel pruitt; age 21; born in VA; single; daughter
of Rutherford and Gertrude.
4. 1940 Census, Mingo Co, WV; Lee District; Chatteroy; E.D. 30-6; taken on 18 Apr 1940; Page 146B;
Image 38 of 70; Household #309.
Listed as Ralph Miller; age 28; born in WV; married; 8th grade education; lived in Mingo Co, WV on 1
Apr 1935; laborer in coal mine; head of household.
5. Social Security Death Index; LDS Web Site.
"Age 64
Given Name Ralph
Surname Miller
Birth Date 28 Aug 1911
State West Virginia
Last Place of Residence West Virginia
Previous Residence Postal Code 24844
Event Date Sep 1975"
6. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
Modfreak; 30 Mar 2009.
Ralph Miller; born in 1911; died in 1975; buried here; no grave marker photo shown.


Mabel Pruitt

1. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; North Fork District; taken on 23 jan 1920; Page 165B;
Image 2 of 45; Family #__/11.
Listed as Mabel Pruitt; age 4; born in WV; in household of father,James M. Pruitt.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1933); Page 158; WV Archives Web Site.
Ralph Miller; age 22; born in Mingo Co, WV; single; miner; living at Glen Alum, WV; son of Millerd and
Martha; married on 7 May 1933 at Glen Alum, WV; Mabel Pruitt; age 21; born in VA; single; daughter
of Rutherford (sic, James M.) and Gertrude.
3. 1940 Census, Mingo Co, WV; Lee District; Chatteroy; E.D. 30-6; taken on 18 Apr 1940; Page 146B;
Image 38 of 70; Household #309.
Listed as Mabel Miller; age 24; born in WV; married; 2 yrs HS education; lived in Mingo Co, WV on 1
Apr 1935; in household of husband, Ralph Miller.


Clarence Preston Miller

1. 1940 Census, Mingo Co, WV; Lee District; Chatteroy; E.D. 30-6; taken on 18 Apr 1940; Page 146B;
Image 38 of 70; Household #309.
Listed as Clarence Preston Miller; age 5; born in WV; in household of father, Ralph Miller.


Mabel Marilyn Miller

1. 1940 Census, Mingo Co, WV; Lee District; Chatteroy; E.D. 30-6; taken on 18 Apr 1940; Page 146B;
Image 38 of 70; Household #309.
Listed as Mabel Marilyn Miller; age 1; born in WV; in household of father, Ralph Miller.


Adam "Red" Lee

1. "The Heritage of McDowell Co, WV...", McDowell Co Historical Society, 1995
"Adam Lee, Miner" article, page 187; submitted by Adam "Red" Lee; Jefferson City, TN.
2. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Huff Creek District; taken on 9 Apr 1930; Page 177A; Family #42/42.
Listed as Adam Lee; age 11; born in WV; in household of father, John Lee.
3. Social Security Death Index; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Adam Lee; born on 24 Aug 1918; died on 1 Jul 2005; living at Jefferson City, Jefferson Co, TN; at
death.
4. 'The Standard Banner"; Jefferson City, TN; 5 Jul 2005; Newspaper Obit.
"Adam Lee, age 86, of Jefferson City, passed away Friday, July 1, 2005, at Jefferson Memorial Hospital. He is preceded in death by his parents, Johnnie and Millie Katherine Lee; first wife, Martha Kitchen Lee and son, Arthur Paul Lee. He is survived by his wife of 30 years, Ada Lee; sons and daughters-in-law, Johnny and Ann of Chicago, Illinois, Gary and Carol Kilgore of Monroe, North Carolina; daughters and sons-in-law, Sue and James Payte of Hot Springs, Arkansas, Betty Steele of Williamson, West Virginia, Shirley and Donald Ray of Morristown, Glenda and Herman Jones of Huntsville, Alabama; 14 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren. Funeral services were held Sunday, July 3, at Farrar Funeral Home. The body was taken to Chafin Funeral Home in Delbarton, West Virginia, where the family will receive friends Tuesday, July 5. Funeral services will be held Wednesday, July 6, at 11 a.m. at Chafin Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Mitchell Bias conducting the service. Interment will follow in Lee Cemetery, Ikesford, West Virginia. Farrar Funeral Home, Jefferson City, is in charge of arrangements. .."


Martha Kitchen

1. "The Heritage of McDowell Co, WV...", McDowell Co Historical Society, 1995
"Adam Lee, Miner" article, page 187; submitted by Adam "Red" Lee; Jefferson City, TN.


Jeanette Sue Lee

1. "The Heritage of McDowell Co, WV...", McDowell Co Historical Society, 1995
"Adam Lee, Miner" article, page 187; submitted by Adam "Red" Lee; Jefferson City, TN.


Betty Ann Lee

1. "The Heritage of McDowell Co, WV...", McDowell Co Historical Society, 1995
"Adam Lee, Miner" article, page 187; submitted by Adam "Red" Lee; Jefferson City, TN.


Arthur Paul Lee

1. "The Heritage of McDowell Co, WV...", McDowell Co Historical Society, 1995
"Adam Lee, Miner" article, page 187; submitted by Adam "Red" Lee; Jefferson City, TN.


Johnny Lee

1. "The Heritage of McDowell Co, WV...", McDowell Co Historical Society, 1995
"Adam Lee, Miner" article, page 187; submitted by Adam "Red" Lee; Jefferson City, TN.


Shirley Marie Lee

1. "The Heritage of McDowell Co, WV...", McDowell Co Historical Society, 1995
"Adam Lee, Miner" article, page 187; submitted by Adam "Red" Lee; Jefferson City, TN.


Adam "Red" Lee

1. "The Heritage of McDowell Co, WV...", McDowell Co Historical Society, 1995
"Adam Lee, Miner" article, page 187; submitted by Adam "Red" Lee; Jefferson City, TN.
2. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Huff Creek District; taken on 9 Apr 1930; Page 177A; Family #42/42.
Listed as Adam Lee; age 11; born in WV; in household of father, John Lee.
3. Social Security Death Index; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Adam Lee; born on 24 Aug 1918; died on 1 Jul 2005; living at Jefferson City, Jefferson Co, TN; at
death.
4. 'The Standard Banner"; Jefferson City, TN; 5 Jul 2005; Newspaper Obit.
"Adam Lee, age 86, of Jefferson City, passed away Friday, July 1, 2005, at Jefferson Memorial Hospital. He is preceded in death by his parents, Johnnie and Millie Katherine Lee; first wife, Martha Kitchen Lee and son, Arthur Paul Lee. He is survived by his wife of 30 years, Ada Lee; sons and daughters-in-law, Johnny and Ann of Chicago, Illinois, Gary and Carol Kilgore of Monroe, North Carolina; daughters and sons-in-law, Sue and James Payte of Hot Springs, Arkansas, Betty Steele of Williamson, West Virginia, Shirley and Donald Ray of Morristown, Glenda and Herman Jones of Huntsville, Alabama; 14 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren. Funeral services were held Sunday, July 3, at Farrar Funeral Home. The body was taken to Chafin Funeral Home in Delbarton, West Virginia, where the family will receive friends Tuesday, July 5. Funeral services will be held Wednesday, July 6, at 11 a.m. at Chafin Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Mitchell Bias conducting the service. Interment will follow in Lee Cemetery, Ikesford, West Virginia. Farrar Funeral Home, Jefferson City, is in charge of arrangements. .."


Ada Hamilton Kilgore

1. "The Heritage of McDowell Co, WV...", McDowell Co Historical Society, 1995
"Adam Lee, Miner" article, page 187; submitted by Adam "Red" Lee; Jefferson City, TN.


Jesse Lee Atwell

1. 1910 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, Maiden Spring District, taken on 18 Apr 1910, Page 219A, Family #34.
Listed as Jesse Atwell, age 6, born in WV, in household of father, William H. Atwell.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1925); Page 232; WV Archives Web Site.
J.L. Atwell; age 21; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; miner; living at Wilcoe, WV; son of D.H. and
L.J. Atwell; married on 25 Jul 1925 in Wilcoe, WV; Mae Collins; age 19; single; daughter of G.W. and
Maude Collins.
3. Social Security Death Index; LDS Web Site.
Jesse Atwell; born on 15 Mar 1904; died in Jul 1972; last residence Paynesville, McDowell Co, WV.
4. "The Heritage of McDowell Co, WV...", McDowell Co Historical Society, 1995
"Delila Mae Smith Kennedy Lester" article, page 188; submitted by Sherry Lynn Kennedy Calhoun,
Bradshaw, WV.


Delilah Mae Smith

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Sandy River District, taken on 8 Apr 1930, Page 229A, Family #93.
Listed as Lyly M. Smith, age 5, born in WV, in household of father, Caleb Smith.
2. "The Heritage of McDowell Co, WV...", McDowell Co Historical Society, 1995
"Delila Mae Smith Kennedy Lester" article, page 188; submitted by Sherry Lynn Kennedy Calhoun,
Bradshaw, WV.
3. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; E.D. 24-51; taken on 15 May 1940; Page
1179B; Image 60 of 64; Household #509.
Listed as Delila Smith; age 15; born in WV; 8th grade education; not attending school; lived in
same place on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Caleb J. Smith.


Ezra Lester

1. "The Heritage of McDowell Co, WV...", McDowell Co Historical Society, 1995
"Delila Mae Smith Kennedy Lester" article, page 188; submitted by Sherry Lynn Kennedy Calhoun,
Bradshaw, WV.


Delilah Mae Smith

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Sandy River District, taken on 8 Apr 1930, Page 229A, Family #93.
Listed as Lyly M. Smith, age 5, born in WV, in household of father, Caleb Smith.
2. "The Heritage of McDowell Co, WV...", McDowell Co Historical Society, 1995
"Delila Mae Smith Kennedy Lester" article, page 188; submitted by Sherry Lynn Kennedy Calhoun,
Bradshaw, WV.
3. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; E.D. 24-51; taken on 15 May 1940; Page
1179B; Image 60 of 64; Household #509.
Listed as Delila Smith; age 15; born in WV; 8th grade education; not attending school; lived in
same place on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Caleb J. Smith.


James Allen Lester

1. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Sandy River District, page 267A, Family #505.
Listed as James A. Lester, age 3, born in Jun 1896 in WV, in household of father, Thomas Lester.
2. McDowell Co, WV; WW I Draft Registration Card #4583; Welch, WV Draft Board; 12 Sep 1918.
James Allen Lester; age 20; born on 1 Jun 1898 (sic, 1896); single; miner for NR&P Coal and Coke
at Newhall, WV; nearest relative, Thomas Lester, Panther, WV; tall with medium build; brown eyes
and brown hair.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1924); Page 331; WV Archives Web Site.
J.A. Lester; age 26; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; farmer; living at Panther, WV; son of
Thomas and Westine; married on 1 Apr 1924 at Panther, WV; Rosa Nell McCoy; age 17; born in
Pike Co, KY; single; daughter of Wayne and Nancy.
4. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; taken on 11 Apr 1930; Page 205B;
Family #64/65.
Listed as James A. Lester; age 29; born in WV; married at 24; coal miner; head of household.
5. "The Heritage of McDowell Co, WV...", McDowell Co Historical Society, 1995
"James A. Lester, Miner" article, page 188; submitted by Evelynese Sloan, Panther, WV.
6. Social Security Death Index; LDS web site.
James Lester; born on 1 Jun 1897; died in Oct 1964 in WV.


Rosa Nell McCoy

1. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Panther; taken on 7 Jan 1920; Page 258B;
Family #135/137.
Listed as Rose Nell McCoy; age 12; born in WV; in household of father, Wayne McCoy.
2. "The Heritage of McDowell Co, WV...", McDowell Co Historical Society, 1995
"James A. Lester, Miner" article, page 188; submitted by Evelynese Sloan, Panther, WV.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1924); Page 331; WV Archives Web Site.
J.A. Lester; age 26; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; farmer; living at Panther, WV; son of
Thomas and Westine; married on 1 Apr 1924 at Panther, WV; Rosa Nell McCoy; age 17; born in
Pike Co, KY; single; daughter of Wayne and Nancy.
4. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; taken on 11 Apr 1930; Page 205B;
Family #64/65.
Listed as Rose N. Lester; age 22; born in WV; married at 17; in household of husband, James A.
Lester.
5. Social Security Death Index; LDS Web Site.
Rose Leater; born on 9 Sep 1907; died in Mar 1986; last residence Panther, McDowell Co, WV.


Noah Lester

1. "The Heritage of McDowell Co, WV...", McDowell Co Historical Society, 1995
"James A. Lester, Miner" article, page 188; submitted by Evelynese Sloan, Panther, WV.
2. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; taken on 11 Apr 1930; Page 205B;
Family #64/65.
Listed as Noah Lester; age 5; born in WV; in household of father, James A. Lester.


Jesse Lester

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; taken on 11 Apr 1930; Page 205B;
Family #64/65.
Listed as Jesse Lester; age 2 yrs, 8 mons; born in WV; in household of father, James A. Lester.


Arnold Lester

1. "The Heritage of McDowell Co, WV...", McDowell Co Historical Society, 1995
"James A. Lester, Miner" article, page 188; submitted by Evelynese Sloan, Panther, WV.


Carl Lester

1. "The Heritage of McDowell Co, WV...", McDowell Co Historical Society, 1995
"James A. Lester, Miner" article, page 188; submitted by Evelynese Sloan, Panther, WV.


Clyde Lester

1. "The Heritage of McDowell Co, WV...", McDowell Co Historical Society, 1995
"James A. Lester, Miner" article, page 188; submitted by Evelynese Sloan, Panther, WV.