McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families and Individuals

Notes


Charles Duncan

1. "The Heritage of McDowell Co, WV...", McDowell Co Historical Society, 1995
"Claude and Lottie Duncan Logan, Miner" article, page 193; submitted by Virginia Logan Hash,
War, WV.


Almira Hamm

1. "The Heritage of McDowell Co, WV...", McDowell Co Historical Society, 1995
"Claude and Lottie Duncan Logan, Miner" article, page 193; submitted by Virginia Logan Hash,
War, WV.


Roy Duncan

1. "The Heritage of McDowell Co, WV...", McDowell Co Historical Society, 1995
"Claude and Lottie Duncan Logan, Miner" article, page 193; submitted by Virginia Logan Hash,
War, WV.


Howard Duncan

1. "The Heritage of McDowell Co, WV...", McDowell Co Historical Society, 1995
"Claude and Lottie Duncan Logan, Miner" article, page 193; submitted by Virginia Logan Hash,
War, WV.


Benton Duncan

1. "The Heritage of McDowell Co, WV...", McDowell Co Historical Society, 1995
"Claude and Lottie Duncan Logan, Miner" article, page 193; submitted by Virginia Logan Hash,
War, WV.


Elgin Duncan

1. "The Heritage of McDowell Co, WV...", McDowell Co Historical Society, 1995
"Claude and Lottie Duncan Logan, Miner" article, page 193; submitted by Virginia Logan Hash,
War, WV.


Edna Duncan

1. "The Heritage of McDowell Co, WV...", McDowell Co Historical Society, 1995
"Claude and Lottie Duncan Logan, Miner" article, page 193; submitted by Virginia Logan Hash,
War, WV.


Sarah Jane Duncan

1. "The Heritage of McDowell Co, WV...", McDowell Co Historical Society, 1995
"Claude and Lottie Duncan Logan, Miner" article, page 193; submitted by Virginia Logan Hash,
War, WV.


Stella Duncan

1. "The Heritage of McDowell Co, WV...", McDowell Co Historical Society, 1995
"Claude and Lottie Duncan Logan, Miner" article, page 193; submitted by Virginia Logan Hash,
War, WV.


Richard Herman "Dick" Mays Sr

1. 1900 Census, Patrick Co, VA; Dan River District; taken on 25 Jun 1900; Page 26B;
Family #147/147.
Listed as Richard O'Dell; age 19; born in VA in Apr 1881; in household of adoptive father, Abram
F. Mays.
2. 1910 Census, Patrick Co, VA; Mayo River District; taken on 15/16 Apr 1910; Page 92A;
Family #6/6.
Listed as Richard Mays; age 23; born in VA; married once for 6 yrs; farm laborer; head of
household.
3. McDowell Co, WV Marriage Register; Book#____(1925); Page 78; WV Archives Web Site.
Richard Mays; age 42; born in Patrick Co, VA; widowed ; timberman; living at Premier, WV; son of
Abe and Sally Mays; married on 18 Nov 1925 at Welch, WV; Ethel Foster; age 43; born in Wilkes
Co, NC; living in McDowell Co, WV; widow; daughter of unknown parents.
4. 1930 Census; McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; taken on 7 Apr 1930; Page 234A;
Family #47/47.
Listed as Richard Mays; age 47; born in VA; married at 43; coal miner; head of household.
5. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Premier; taken 25 Apr 1940; Page 762A;
E D # 24-38; Image 3 of 10; Household #19.
Listed as Richard Mays; age 58; born in VA; married; 6th grade education; lived in same place on
1 Apr 1935; loader in coal mine; head of household.
6. Ohio Co, WV; WW II Draft Registration Card #197; Wheeling, WV Draft Board; 27 Apr 1942.
Richard Mays; age 62; born on 10 Apr 1881 in Stuart, VA; living at Premier, McDowell Co, WV;
employed by Premier Pocahontas Coal Co; person who will always know address, Dale Mays,
Premier; 5' 11 1/2" tall; 145 lbs; blue eyes and brown hair; ruddy complexion.
7. McDowell Co, WV Death Certificate #16098; WV Archives Web Site.
Richard Mays; age 69; born on 12 Apr 1881 in Stewart (sic, Sturat), VA; married; living at Premier,
WV; son of Abe Mays and unknown mother; died on 24 Dec 1950 in Grace Hospital, Welch,
McDowell Co, WV of heart failure after 33 days in hospital; buried on 26 Dec 1950 in Iaeger
Memorial Cemetery, (Roderfield, WV).
8. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
Kenneth Bowen; 16 Dec 2011; headstone photo added by B. Walls.
Richard Mays; born 12 Apr 1881; died 24 Dec 1950; buried here; headstone photo shown; "LOVED BY ALL
WHO KNEW HIM".


Lillian Lucille Gilbert

1. 1900 Census, Patrick Co, VA; Mayo River District; taken on 1 Jun 1900; Page 60A; Family #8/8.
Listed as Lillian L. Gilbert; age 15; born in VA in Apr 1885; in household of father, William H. Gilbert.
2. 1910 Census, Patrick Co, VA; Mayo River District; taken on 15/16 Apr 1910; Page 92A; Family #6/6.
Listed as Lillian Mays; age 24; born in VA; married once for 6 yrs; 3 children, all living;
in household of husband, Richard Mays.


Richard Herman Mays Jr

1. 1910 Census, Patrick Co, VA; Mayo River District; taken on 15/16 Apr 1910; Page 92A; Family #6/6.
Listed as Herman R. Mays; age 4; born in VA; in household of father, Richard Mays.
2. McDowell Co, WV Death certificate #16098; WV Archives Web Site.
Herman Mays, Jr; age 22 yrs, 8 mons, 8 days; born on 18 Sep 1906 in Stewart (sic, Sturat), VA; single;
living at Premier, WV; coal loader; son of Richard H. and Lillian Gilbert Mays; died on 26 May 1929 at
Welch, McDowell Co, WV of a gunshot wound to the left thigh; homicide; buried on 28 May 1929 at
Premier, WV; informant, Richard H. Mays (father), Premier, WV.


Lucille M. 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 Lucille M. Mays; age 9; 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 Lucille Mays; age 19; born in VA; in household of grandfather, William H. Gilbert.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #'72 006043; WV Archives Web Site.
Lucille Mays; age 61; born in NC; housekeeper; never married; living at Premier, WV; daughter of Richard
and Lillian (Gilbert) Mays; died 27 Mar 1972 in Doctors Memorial Hospital, Welch, WV; due to pulmonary
edema and infarction with intractable congestive heart failure and dermatomyositis; buried 29 Mar 1972
in Iaeger Memorial, Roderfield, WV.
4. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 4 Dec 2013.
Lucille Mays; born 31 Oct 1910; died 27 Mar 1972; buried here; headstone photo shown.


William H. 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 William H. Mays; age 6; born in NC; in household of grandfather, William Gilbert.


Donald G. Mays

1. 1910 Census, Patrick Co, VA; Mayo River District; taken on 15/16 Apr 1910; Page 92A; Family #6/6.
Listed as Daniel Mays; age 1 yr, 6 mons; born in VA; in household of father, Richard Mays.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Book#__(1934); Page 11; WV Archives Web Site.
Donald Mays; age 25; born in Patrick Co, VA; single; miner; living at Premier, WV; son of Dick and
Lillian; married on 17 May 1934 at Welch, WV; Margaret Bunn; age 21; born in McDowell Co, WV;
single; living in McDowell Co, WV; daughter of Frank and Alice.
3. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Premier; E.D. 24-38; taken on 25 Apr
1940; Page 753A; Image 6 of 10; Household #42.
Listed as Donald Mays; age 32; born in VA; married; 6th grade education; lived in same place on
1 Apr 1935; loader in coal mine; head of household.
4. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 4 Dec 2013.
Donald G. Mays; born in 1908; died in 1985; buried here; double headstone with wife Margaret and
grave marker photos shown: "MARRIED 17 MAY 1934".


Margaret L. Bunn

1. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Premier; taken on 3/4 Feb 1920: Page 199A;
Family #95/95.
Listed as Margart Bunn; age 6; born in WV; in household of father, Frank Bunn, Sr.
2. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; taken on 29 Apr 1930; Page 223B;
Family #553/570.
Listed as Margaret Bunn; age 16; born in WV; in household of father, Frank Bunn, Sr.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Book#__(1934); Page 11; WV Archives Web Site.
Donald Mays; age 25; born in Patrick Co, VA; single; miner; living at Premier, WV; son of Dick and
Lillian; married on 17 May 1934 at Welch, WV; Margaret Bunn; age 21; born in McDowell Co, WV;
single; living in McDowell Co, WV; daughter of Frank and Alice.
4. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Premier; E.D. 24-38; taken on 25 Apr
1940; Page 753A; Image 6 of 10; Household #42.
Listed as Margaret Mays; age 26; born in WV; married; 6th grade education; lived in same place on
1 Apr 1935; in household of husband, Donald Mays.
5. WV Deaths, 1853-1970; LDS Web Site.
Margaret Mays; age 58; born in 1914; wife of Donalds Mays; daughter of Frank and Alice (Morris)
Bunn; died 15 Dec 1972 in McDowell Co, WV.
6. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 4 Dec 2013.
Margaret Mays; born in 1914; died in 1972; buried here; double headstone with husband, Donald G.
Mays and grave marker photos shown; "MARRIED MAY 17, 1934"; "WIFE * MOTHER * I HAVE FOUGHT
A GOOD FIGHT HAVE KEPT THE FAITH".


Donald Jesse Morgan

1. McDowell Co, WV Marriage Records; Vol #__(1961); Page 381; WV Archives Web Site.
Donald Jessie Morgan; age 25; born at Guyan, WV; single; living at Welch, WV; married on 25 Nov
1961; Lillian Alice Mays; age 23; born and living at Premier, WV; single.


Lillian Alice "Donna" Mays

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Premier; E.D. 24-38; taken on 25 Apr
1940; Page 753A; Image 6 of 10; Household #42.
Listed as Lillian A. Mays; age 2; born in WV; no education; in household of father, Donald Mays.
2. McDowell Co, WV Marriage Records; Vol #__(1961); Page 381; WV Archives Web Site.
Donald Jessie Morgan; age 25; born at Guyan, WV; single; living at Welch, WV; married on 25 Nov
1961; Lillian Alice Mays; age 23; born and living at Premier, WV; single.


Richard Herman "Dick" Mays Sr

1. 1900 Census, Patrick Co, VA; Dan River District; taken on 25 Jun 1900; Page 26B;
Family #147/147.
Listed as Richard O'Dell; age 19; born in VA in Apr 1881; in household of adoptive father, Abram
F. Mays.
2. 1910 Census, Patrick Co, VA; Mayo River District; taken on 15/16 Apr 1910; Page 92A;
Family #6/6.
Listed as Richard Mays; age 23; born in VA; married once for 6 yrs; farm laborer; head of
household.
3. McDowell Co, WV Marriage Register; Book#____(1925); Page 78; WV Archives Web Site.
Richard Mays; age 42; born in Patrick Co, VA; widowed ; timberman; living at Premier, WV; son of
Abe and Sally Mays; married on 18 Nov 1925 at Welch, WV; Ethel Foster; age 43; born in Wilkes
Co, NC; living in McDowell Co, WV; widow; daughter of unknown parents.
4. 1930 Census; McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; taken on 7 Apr 1930; Page 234A;
Family #47/47.
Listed as Richard Mays; age 47; born in VA; married at 43; coal miner; head of household.
5. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Premier; taken 25 Apr 1940; Page 762A;
E D # 24-38; Image 3 of 10; Household #19.
Listed as Richard Mays; age 58; born in VA; married; 6th grade education; lived in same place on
1 Apr 1935; loader in coal mine; head of household.
6. Ohio Co, WV; WW II Draft Registration Card #197; Wheeling, WV Draft Board; 27 Apr 1942.
Richard Mays; age 62; born on 10 Apr 1881 in Stuart, VA; living at Premier, McDowell Co, WV;
employed by Premier Pocahontas Coal Co; person who will always know address, Dale Mays,
Premier; 5' 11 1/2" tall; 145 lbs; blue eyes and brown hair; ruddy complexion.
7. McDowell Co, WV Death Certificate #16098; WV Archives Web Site.
Richard Mays; age 69; born on 12 Apr 1881 in Stewart (sic, Sturat), VA; married; living at Premier,
WV; son of Abe Mays and unknown mother; died on 24 Dec 1950 in Grace Hospital, Welch,
McDowell Co, WV of heart failure after 33 days in hospital; buried on 26 Dec 1950 in Iaeger
Memorial Cemetery, (Roderfield, WV).
8. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
Kenneth Bowen; 16 Dec 2011; headstone photo added by B. Walls.
Richard Mays; born 12 Apr 1881; died 24 Dec 1950; buried here; headstone photo shown; "LOVED BY ALL
WHO KNEW HIM".


Ethel M. Riddle

1. 1910 Census, Wilkes Co, NC; Rock Creek Township; taken on 4 May 1910; Page 167B; Image 24 of
31; Family #224/226.
Listed as Ethel M. Riddle; age 28; born in NC; single (sic?); in household of father, Leander Riddle.
2. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Premier; taken on 31 Jan 1920; Page 197A;
Family #45/45.
Listed as Ethel Foster; age 38; born in NC; widow; head of household.
3. McDowell Co, WV Marriage Register; Book#____(1925); Page 78; WV Archives Web Site.
Richard Mays; age 42; born in Patrick Co, VA; widowed ; timberman; living at Premier, WV; son of
Abe and Sally Mays; married on 18 Nov 1925 at Welch, WV; Ethel Foster; age 43; born in Wilkes Co,
NC; living in McDowell Co, WV; widow; daughter of unknown parents.
4. 1930 Census; McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; taken on 7 Apr 1930; Page 234A;
Family #47/47.
Listed as Ethel M. Mays; age 48; born in NC; married at 44; in household of husband, Richard Mays.
5. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Premier; taken 25 Apr 1940; Page 762A;
E D # 24-38; Image 3 of 10; Household #19.
Listed as Ethel Mays; age 57; born in NC; married; 8th grade education; lived in same place on
1 Apr 1935; in household of husband, Richard H. Mays.
6. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #8338; WV Archives Web Site.
Ethel Mays; age 74; widow; living at Glen Fork, Wyoming Co, WV; died 6 Jul 1954 in Grace Hospital,
Welch, WV from chronic bronchial asthma due to cysto pyelonephritis; buried 8 Jul 1954 in Iaeger
Memorial; informantion from hospital records.
7. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
Kenneth Bowen; 16 Dec 2011; grave marker photo added by B. Walls.
Ethel M. Mays; born in 1880; died 6 Jul 1954; buried here grave marker photo shown.


Ethel M. Riddle

1. 1910 Census, Wilkes Co, NC; Rock Creek Township; taken on 4 May 1910; Page 167B; Image 24 of
31; Family #224/226.
Listed as Ethel M. Riddle; age 28; born in NC; single (sic?); in household of father, Leander Riddle.
2. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Premier; taken on 31 Jan 1920; Page 197A;
Family #45/45.
Listed as Ethel Foster; age 38; born in NC; widow; head of household.
3. McDowell Co, WV Marriage Register; Book#____(1925); Page 78; WV Archives Web Site.
Richard Mays; age 42; born in Patrick Co, VA; widowed ; timberman; living at Premier, WV; son of
Abe and Sally Mays; married on 18 Nov 1925 at Welch, WV; Ethel Foster; age 43; born in Wilkes Co,
NC; living in McDowell Co, WV; widow; daughter of unknown parents.
4. 1930 Census; McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; taken on 7 Apr 1930; Page 234A;
Family #47/47.
Listed as Ethel M. Mays; age 48; born in NC; married at 44; in household of husband, Richard Mays.
5. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Premier; taken 25 Apr 1940; Page 762A;
E D # 24-38; Image 3 of 10; Household #19.
Listed as Ethel Mays; age 57; born in NC; married; 8th grade education; lived in same place on
1 Apr 1935; in household of husband, Richard H. Mays.
6. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #8338; WV Archives Web Site.
Ethel Mays; age 74; widow; living at Glen Fork, Wyoming Co, WV; died 6 Jul 1954 in Grace Hospital,
Welch, WV from chronic bronchial asthma due to cysto pyelonephritis; buried 8 Jul 1954 in Iaeger
Memorial; informantion from hospital records.
7. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
Kenneth Bowen; 16 Dec 2011; grave marker photo added by B. Walls.
Ethel M. Mays; born in 1880; died 6 Jul 1954; buried here grave marker photo shown.


William Henry Gilbert

1. 1900 Census, Patrick Co, VA; Mayo River District; taken on 1 Jun 1900; Page 60A; Family #8/8.
Listed as William H. Gilbert; age 45; born in VA in Aug 1854; married 20 yrs; blacksmith; head of
household.
2. 1920 Census, Surry Co, NC; Mount Airy Township; 132 Hines Street; taken on 7/8 Mar 1920;
Page 147B; Family #82/88.
Listed as William H. Gilbert; age 63; born in VA; married; blacksmith; owns shop; head of household.
3. 1930 Census, Surry Co, NC; Mt Airy; 140 Hines Ave; taken on 14 Apr 1930; Page 54A; Family #498/523.
Listed as William H. Gilbert; age 73; born in VA; married at 25; head of household.


Velincia Jane Newman

1. 1900 Census, Patrick Co, VA; Mayo River District; taken on 1 Jun 1900; Page 60A; Family #8/8.
Listed as Verinchie J. Gilbert; age 38; born in VA in Nov 1861; married 20 yrs; 10 children, 9 living;
in household of husband, William H. Gilbert.
2. 1920 Census, Surry Co, NC; Mount Airy Township; 132 Hines Street; taken on 7/8 Mar 1920;
Page 147B; Family #82/88.
Listed as Velincia Gilbert; age 57; born in VA; married; in household of husband, William H. Gilbert.
3. 1930 Census, Surry Co, NC; Mt Airy; 140 Hines Ave; taken on 14 Apr 1930; Page 54A; Family #498/523.
Listed as Valincle J. Gilbert; age 68; born in VA; married at 19; in household of husband, William H.
Gilbert.


Henry Alfred Gilbert

1. 1900 Census, Patrick Co, VA; Mayo River District; taken on 1 Jun 1900; Page 60A; Family #8/8.
Listed as Henry A. Gilbert; age 18; born in VA in Jan 1882; in household of father, William H. Gilbert.


Katie J. Gilbert

1. 1900 Census, Patrick Co, VA; Mayo River District; taken on 1 Jun 1900; Page 60A; Family #8/8.
Listed as Katie J. Gilbert; age 12; born in VA in Sep 1887; in household of father, William H. Gilbert.


John R. Gilbert

1. 1900 Census, Patrick Co, VA; Mayo River District; taken on 1 Jun 1900; Page 60A; Family #8/8.
Listed as John R. Gilbert; age 11; born in VA in Mar 1889; in household of father, William H. Gilbert.


Maude Mae Gilbert

1. 1900 Census, Patrick Co, VA; Mayo River District; taken on 1 Jun 1900; Page 60A; Family #8/8.
Listed as Maude M. Gilbert; age 8; born in VA in Dec 1891; in household of father, William H. Gilbert.


Maggie L. Gilbert

1. 1900 Census, Patrick Co, VA; Mayo River District; taken on 1 Jun 1900; Page 60A; Family #8/8.
Listed as Maggie L. Gilbert; age 8; born in VA in Dec 1891; in household of father, William H. Gilbert.


Martha Ruth Gilbert

1. 1900 Census, Patrick Co, VA; Mayo River District; taken on 1 Jun 1900; Page 60A; Family #8/8.
Listed as Martha R. Gilbert; age 5; born in VA in Jul 1894; in household of father, William H. Gilbert.


Charles P. Gilbert

1. 1900 Census, Patrick Co, VA; Mayo River District; taken on 1 Jun 1900; Page 60A; Family #8/8.
Listed as Charley P. Gilbert; age 9 mons; born in VA in Sep 1899; in household of father, William H.
Gilbert.


John T. Willett

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 John T. Willett; age 28; born in NC; married; in household of father-in-law, William H. Gilbert.


Elizabeth Agnes Gilbert

1. 1900 Census, Patrick Co, VA; Mayo River District; taken on 1 Jun 1900; Page 60A; Family #8/8.
Listed as Elizabeth A. Gilbert; age 9 mons; born in VA in Sep 1899; in household of father, William H.
Gilbert.
2. 1920 Census, Surry Co, NC; Mount Airy Township; 132 Hines Street; taken on 7/8 Mar 1920;
Page 147B; Family #82/88.
Listed as Agnes Willett; age 20; born in NC; married; in household of father, William H. Gilbert.