McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families and Individuals

Notes


Braston Ashley Westbrook Jr

1. Buchanan Co, VA; Marriage License #67 029256; Ancestry.com Website.
Braston Ashley Westbrook, Jr; age 20; born in Wayne Co, NC; single; no previous marriage; barber;
living at 27 Greenwood Dr, Hampton, VA; son of Braston Ashley and Lula Mae (Keene) Westbrook;
married on 7 Aug 1967 in Grundy, VA; Judy Kay Anglin; age 18; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; no
previous marriage; clerk; living at 203 Gumwood Dr, Hampton, VA; daughter of Eugene and Virgie
Marie (Rowe) Anglin.


Judy Kay Anglin

1. "The Heritage of McDowell Co, WV 1858-1995", Vol I, page 91, "Eugene Anglin" article, submitted by
Judy Westbrook and Hester Payne Anglin, Bradshaw, WV 24817.
Judy Kay; born on 8 Nov 1948.
2. Buchanan Co, VA; Marriage License #67 029256; Ancestry.com Website.
Braston Ashley Westbrook, Jr; age 20; born in Wayne Co, NC; single; no previous marriage; barber;
living at 27 Greenwood Dr, Hampton, VA; son of Braston Ashley and Lula Mae (Keene) Westbrook;
married on 7 Aug 1967 in Grundy, VA; Judy Kay Anglin; age 18; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; no
previous marriage; clerk; living at 203 Gumwood Dr, Hampton, VA; daughter of Eugene and Virgie
Marie (Rowe) Anglin.


David Eugene Anglin

1. "The Heritage of McDowell Co, WV 1858-1995", Vol I, page 91, "Eugene Anglin" article, submitted by
Judy Westbrook and Hester Payne Anglin, Bradshaw, WV 24817.
David Eugene; born on 20 May 1947.
2. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia 1858-1995"; McDowell County Historical Society;
1995; "David and Janet Anglin, Miner" article; Page 91; submitted by Tracie Anglin-Irwin, Princeton,
WV.
3. "The Heritage if McDowell County, West Virginia 1858 - 1999"; 1999; McDowell Co Historical Society;
David Eugene Anglin article; Page 72; submitted by Tracie Irwin, Princeton, WV.


Janet Marie Wolfe

1. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia 1858-1995"; McDowell County Historical Society;
1995; "David and Janet Anglin, Miner" article; Page 91; submitted by Tracie Anglin-Irwin, Princeton,
WV.


Tracie Arlene Anglin

1. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia 1858-1995"; McDowell County Historical Society;
1995; "David and Janet Anglin, Miner" article; Page 91; submitted by Tracie Anglin-Irwin, Princeton,
WV.


Elizabeth Ann "Beth" Anglin

1. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia 1858-1995"; McDowell County Historical Society;
1995; "David and Janet Anglin, Miner" article; Page 91; submitted by Tracie Anglin-Irwin, Princeton,
WV.


Ward Wolfe

1. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia 1858-1995"; McDowell County Historical Society;
1995; "David and Janet Anglin, Miner" article; Page 91; submitted by Tracie Anglin-Irwin, Princeton,
WV.


Martha V.

1. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia 1858-1995"; McDowell County Historical Society;
1995; "David and Janet Anglin, Miner" article; Page 91; submitted by Tracie Anglin-Irwin, Princeton,
WV.


Fred Anglin Jr

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; taken on 1/2 May 1930; Page 221B; Image
41 of 42; Family #343/344.
Listed as Fred Anglin, Jr; age 3; born in WV; in household of father, Fred Anglin.
2. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Paynesville; E.D.; taken on 13 Aug 1940;
Page 1146B; Image 54 of 60; Household #397.
Listed as J. Fred Anglin, Jr; age 13; born in WV; 2nd grade education; attending school; in
household of father, Fred Anglin.
2. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia 1858-1995"; McDowell County Historical Society;
1995; "Fred and Duby Anglin, Miner" article; Page 92; submitted by Duby Anglin, Bradshaw, WV.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #___(1949); Page 96; WV Archives Web Site.
Fred Anglin, Jr.; born and living at Bradshaw, WV; single; married on 15 Dec 1949 at Lex, WV; Vada
Lula Profit; age 16; born and living at Bradshaw, WV; single.
4. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia 1858-1999"; McDowell County Historical Society;
1999; "Freddie E. and Sherry A. Anglin" article; Page 159; submitted by Freddie Anglin, Pilot Mt, NC.


Vada Lula "Duby" Proffitt

1. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia 1858-1995"; McDowell County Historical Society;
1995; "Fred and Duby Anglin, Miner" article; Page 92; submitted by Duby Anglin, Bradshaw, WV.
2. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; E.D. 24-59; taken on 15 May 1940; Page 1179A;
Image 59 of 64; Household #501.
Listed as Vada Proffit; age 6; born in WV; no education; not attending school; lived in same place on
1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Troy Proffitt.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #___(1949); Page 96; WV Archives Web Site.
Fred Anglin, Jr.; born and living at Bradshaw, WV; single; married on 15 Dec 1949 at Lex, WV; Vada
Lula Profit; age 16; born and living at Bradshaw, WV; single.
4. E-mail from Ms. Terry L. Johnson; 25 May 2015.
"About her death-word of mouth from her sister, Ellen Ruth Profit Knapp Roush:
She was getting ready for Sunday church service (March 28, 2010). Her cousins came to pick her up. She didn't
answer the door when they knocked. They broke in and found her lying on the floor unconscience/dead. (her heart
wasn't beating) They called 911 and the ambulence took her to the hospital in Grundy. She was then transported to a
hospital in Bristol, Virginia, because at the hospital in Grundy; they said they didn't have the equipment for her needs.
She had a major stroke and died the next morning, according to the hospital in Bristol.
Technically. she died at her house. My mom, Ellen Ruth Profit Knapp Roush, said that she thinks the hospibl in
Bristol is going to put Bristol, Virginia, for the place of death.
"She is buried by her house at Rowe Cemetery. Ifs located at the head of Oosley Mountain. (my mom, Ellen Ruth
Profit Knapp Roush, her sister, attended the funeral at 1:00 p.m.) The Anglin's are on the Ieft side and the Proffit's are
on the right.
"l,Terry Lynn Knapp Johnson, have a copy of her funeral pamphlet that lists all the dates and places...."


Troy Whitten Proffitt

1. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia 1858-1995"; McDowell County Historical Society;
1995; "Fred and Duby Anglin, Miner" article; Page 92; submitted by Duby Anglin, Bradshaw, WV.
2. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; Susannah; taken on 15 Jan 1920; Page 26B;
Image 10 of 47; Family #96/101.
Listed as Troy Profit; age 5; born in VA; in household of father, Samuel Proffitt.
3. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Collins Ridge Road; taken on 21 Apr 1930;
Page 240A; Image 33 of 33; Family #274/278.
Listed as Troy Profit; age 16; born in VA; in household of father, Samuel Proffitt.
4. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; E.D. 24-59; taken on 15 May 1940; Page 1179A;
Image 59 of 64; Household #501.
Listed as Troy Proffit; age 26; born in VA; married; 4th grade education; lived in same place on 1 Apr 1935;
coal miner; head of household.
5. Social Security Death Index, 1935-2914; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Troy Profit; born 25 Feb 1915; died in May 1980; last residence, Bradshaw, WV; SS# 232-16-1754; card
issued in NC or WV before 1951.
6. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Rowe Cemetery, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by Patty Greene; 4 Feb 2009.
Troy Profitt; born 24 Feb 1915; died 15 May 1980; buried here; no grave marker photo shown.
7. E-mail from Ms. Terry L. Johnson; 25 May 2015.
"...The date for Troy's birth is listed as 24 Feb 1914, on his tombstone, but his birth cedificate says 25 Feb 1915.
I have a copy of his birth certificate.

"Troy and Nannie were married in the middle of the road on Oosley Mountain.
Picture of Nannie and three of her children are in Proffit Discoveries, by Naomi Proffit Morris, 1999, page 235.
(published privately) I, Terry Lynn KNAPP JOHNSON have a copy of the book in my possession.
Sources taken from research done by Naomi Proffit Morris as follow:
Buchanan Co., Virginia, USA marriage records
McDowell Co., West Virginia, USA birth records..."


Nancy Mae "Nannie" Rowe

1. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia 1858-1995"; McDowell County Historical Society;
1995; "Fred and Duby Anglin, Miner" article; Page 92; submitted by Duby Anglin, Bradshaw, WV.
2. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Sandy River District, Bradshaw Precinct #1, taken on 4 Feb 1920, Page 226B,
Family #229.
Listed as Nancy M. Rowe, age 5? yrs, 2? months, born in WV, in household of father, David L. Rowe.
3. "The Heritage of McDowell Co, WV 1858-1999", page 232, "David Lawrence Rowe" article.
David Lawrence Rowe; married Tracy Crigger.
Daughter, Nannie Rowe; married (_______) Profitt.
4. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Collins Ridge Road; taken on 21 Apr 1930;
Page 240A; Image 33 of 33; Family #272/276.
Listed as Nana Rowe, age 13, born in WV, in household of father, David L. Rowe.
5. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; E.D. 24-59; taken on 15 May 1940; Page 1179A;
Image 59 of 64; Household #501.
Listed as Nannie Proffit; age 23; born in WV; married; 5th grade education; lived in same place on 1 Apr 1935;
in household of husband, Troy Proffitt.
6. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Rowe Cemetery, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by Patty Greene; 4 Feb 2009.
Nancy Mae "Nannie" Rowe Profitt; born 21 Jun 1916; died 8 Apr 1977; buried here; no grave marker photo shown.
7. E-mail from Ms. Terry L. Johnson; 25 May 2015.
"She was a full-blooded Cherokee Indian. Her ancesterc were with the'Trail of Tears". Info. from Ellen Ruth Proffitt
Knapp, her daughter. But, I don't know for sure; I've got to document it...."


William B. "Will" Baker

1. 1920 Census, Buchanan Co, VA; Rock Lick District; Blackey, VA; taken on 8 Jan 1920; Page 138B;
Family #65/166.
Listed as Will Baker; age 22; born in VA; married; no occupation; head of household.
2. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; taken on 3 Apr 1930; Page 201B; Family #17.
Listed as William B. Baker; age 32; born in VA; married at 19; farmer; head of household.
3. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1995", McDowell Co, Historical Society,
1995, page 94, "Jim Bob Baker, Miner" article, submitted by Larry Baker, Raysal, WV
4. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River Didtrict; Paynesville, E.D. 24-58; taken 5 Aug 1940;
Page 1140A; Image 41 of 60; Household #298.
Listed as Will Baker; age 44; born in VA; married; no education; lived in same place on 1 Apr 1935;
timber contractor; head of household.


Nancy Blankenship

1. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Sandy River District, Bradshaw, taken on 7 May 1910, Page 75B,
Image 22 of 28; Family #169/170.
Listed as Nancy Blankenship, age 15, born in WV, in household of grandfather, Thomas Lester.
2. 1920 Census, Buchanan Co, VA; Rock Lick District; Blackey, VA; taken on 8 Jan 1920; Page 138B;
Family #65/166.
Listed as Nancy Baker; age 23; born in WV; married; in household of husband, William B. Baker.
3. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; taken on 3 Apr 1930; Page 201B; Family #17.
Listed as Nancy Baker; age 34; born in WV; married at 21; in household of husband, William B. Baker.
4. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1995", McDowell Co, Historical Society,
1995, page 94, "Jim Bob Baker, Miner" article, submitted by Larry Baker, Raysal, WV.
5. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River Didtrict; Paynesville, E.D. 24-58; taken 5 Aug 1940;
Page 1140A; Image 41 of 60; Household #298.
Listed as Nancy Baker; age 47; born in WV; married; no education; lived in same place on 1 Apr
1935; in household of husband, William B. Baker.


Lula Baker

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; taken on 3 Apr 1930; Page 201B; Family #17.
Listed as Lula Baker; age 3; born in WV; in household of father, William B. Baker.
2. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1995", McDowell Co, Historical Society,
1995, page 94, "Jim Bob Baker, Miner" article, submitted by Larry Baker, Raysal, WV
3. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River Didtrict; Paynesville, E.D. 24-58; taken 5 Aug 1940;
Page 1140A; Image 41 of 60; Household #298.
Listed as Lula Baker; age 13; born in WV; single; no education; lived in same place on 1 Apr 1935;
in household of father, William B. Baker


Andrew "Andy" Baker

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; taken on 3 Apr 1930; Page 201B; Family #17.
Listed as Andy Baker; age 1 mon; born in WV; in household of father, William B. Baker.


Edna Baker

1. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1995", McDowell Co, Historical Society,
1995, page 94, "Jim Bob Baker, Miner" article, submitted by Larry Baker, Raysal, WV.
2. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River Didtrict; Paynesville, E.D. 24-58; taken 5 Aug 1940;
Page 1140A; Image 41 of 60; Household #298.
Listed as Edna Baker; age 7; born in VA; single; no education; lived in same place on 1 Apr 1935;
in household of father, William B. Baker


Frances "Flossie" Baker

1. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1995", McDowell Co, Historical Society,
1995, page 94, "Jim Bob Baker, Miner" article, submitted by Larry Baker, Raysal, WV.
2. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River Didtrict; Paynesville, E.D. 24-58; taken 5 Aug 1940;
Page 1140A; Image 41 of 60; Household #298.
Listed as Flossie Baker; age 3; born in VA; in household of father, William B. Baker


Virgie Baker

1. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1995", McDowell Co, Historical Society,
1995, page 94, "Jim Bob Baker, Miner" article, submitted by Larry Baker, Raysal, WV


James "Jim Bob" Baker

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; taken on 3 Apr 1930; Page 201B; Family #17.
Listed as James Baker; age 5; born in KY; in household of father, William B. Baker.
2. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1995", McDowell Co, Historical Society,
1995, page 94, "Jim Bob Baker, Miner" article, submitted by Larry Baker, Raysal, WV.
3. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River Didtrict; Paynesville, E.D. 24-58; taken 5 Aug 1940;
Page 1140A; Image 41 of 60; Household #298.
Listed as Jim Baker; age 15; born in WV; single; no education; lived in same place on 1 Apr 1935;
in household of father, William B. Baker.


Ruby Ester Norman

1. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1995", McDowell Co, Historical Society,
1995, page 94, "Jim Bob Baker, Miner" article, submitted by Larry Baker, Raysal, WV


Robert Alvis Baker

1. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1995", McDowell Co, Historical Society,
1995, page 94, "Jim Bob Baker, Miner" article, submitted by Larry Baker, Raysal, WV


Brenda Mary Baker

1. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1995", McDowell Co, Historical Society,
1995, page 94, "Jim Bob Baker, Miner" article, submitted by Larry Baker, Raysal, WV


Glenda Elizabeth Baker

1. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1995", McDowell Co, Historical Society,
1995, page 94, "Jim Bob Baker, Miner" article, submitted by Larry Baker, Raysal, WV


Larry Dean Baker

1. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1995", McDowell Co, Historical Society,
1995, page 94, "Jim Bob Baker, Miner" article, submitted by Larry Baker, Raysal, WV


Linda Karen Baker

1. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1995", McDowell Co, Historical Society,
1995, page 94, "Jim Bob Baker, Miner" article, submitted by Larry Baker, Raysal, WV


Terry Lee Baker

1. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1995", McDowell Co, Historical Society,
1995, page 94, "Jim Bob Baker, Miner" article, submitted by Larry Baker, Raysal, WV


Jerry Sale Baker

1. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1995", McDowell Co, Historical Society,
1995, page 94, "Jim Bob Baker, Miner" article, submitted by Larry Baker, Raysal, WV


Willie Cissro Billings Sr

1. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Barker's Ridge District, takem on 22 Jun 1900, Page 224A,
Family #171.
Listed as Willie C. Billings, age 1, born in Dec 1898 in WV, in household of father, William O. Billings.
2. 1910 Census, Mercer Co, WV; Rock District; Spring Precinct; taken on 21 Apr 1910; Page 145A;
Family #40/41.
Listed as Willie Billings, age 11, born in WV, in household of father, William O. Billings.
3. Mercer Co, WV; WW I Draft Registration Card #3145; Princeton, WV Draft Board; 12 Sep 1918.
Willie Cissro Billings; age 18; born on 8 Dec 1899; living at Dott, Mercer Co, WV; driver for Turkey Gap
Coal & Coke Co, Dott, WV; nearest relative, Cora Billings; medium height with slender build; brown
eyes and brown hair.
4. 1920 Census, Mercer Co, WV; Rock District; Springton Precinct; taken on 7 Jan 1920; Page 227B;
Family #47/48.
Listed as Willie C. Billings; age 21; born in WV; married; coal miner; head of household.
5. 1930 Census, Mercer Co, WV; Rock District; taken on 7 Apr 1930; Page 126A; Family #158/158.
Listed as William Billings; age 31; born in WV; married at 19; laborer in coal mine, head of household.
6. Social Security Death Index; LDS Web Site.
Willie Billings; born on 7 Dec 1898; died in Apr 1977; last residence, Elgood, Mercer Co, WV.


Cora Z. Tilley

1. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Center District, taken on 29 Apr 1910, Page 222B, Family #152.
Listed as Cora Z. Tilley, age 7, born in WV, in household of father, John A. Tilley.
2. 1920 Census, Mercer Co, WV; Rock District; Springton Precinct; taken on 7 Jan 1920; Page 227B;
Family #47/48.
Listed as Cora Z. Billings; age 16; born in WV; married; in household of husband, Willie C. Billings.
3. 1930 Census, Mercer Co, WV; Rock District; taken on 7 Apr 1930; Page 126A; Family #158/158.
Listed as Cora Billings; age 26; born in WV; married at 14; in household of husband, Willie C. Billings.
4. Social Security Death Index; LDS Web Site.
Cora Billings; born on 14 May 1903; died in Sep 1976; last residence, Elgood, Mercer Co, WV.


Willie Cissro Billings Jr

1. 1920 Census, Mercer Co, WV; Rock District; Springton Precinct; taken on 7 Jan 1920; Page 227B;
Family #47/48.
Listed as Willie C. Billings; age 2 mons; born in WV; in household of father, Willie C. Billings.


Brookie Billings

1. 1930 Census, Mercer Co, WV; Rock District; taken on 7 Apr 1930; Page 126A; Family #158/158.
Listed as Brookie Billings; age 7; born in WV; in household of father, Willie C. Billings.


Bertha Billings

1. 1930 Census, Mercer Co, WV; Rock District; taken on 7 Apr 1930; Page 126A; Family #158/158.
Listed as Bertha Billings; age 5; born in WV; in household of father, Willie C. Billings.


Virginia Billings

1. 1930 Census, Mercer Co, WV; Rock District; taken on 7 Apr 1930; Page 126A; Family #158/158.
Listed as Virginia Billings; age 10 mons; born in WV; in household of father, Willie C. Billings.


Archie G. Billings

1. Social Security Death Index; LDS Web Site.
Archie G. Billings; born on 17 Jun 1941; died on 9 May 2006; issued in WV (1958-59).


Margarite

1. 1910 Census, Mercer Co, WV; Rock District; Spring Precinct; taken on 21 Apr 1910; Page 145A;
Family #40/41.
Listed as Margarite Combs, age 68, born in VA; widow; 10 children, 7 living, in household of
son-in-law, William O. Billings.


Robert Sheffie Bailey Jr

1. 1930 Census, Mercer Co, WV; Rock District; taken on 14 Apr 1930; Page 142A; Family #473/477.
Listed as Junior Bailey; age 4 yrs, 6 mons; born in WV; in household of father, Robert S. Bailey.
2. Social Security Death Index; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Robert S. Bailey; born on 5 Sep 1925; died on 29 Sep 2001; last residence, Prinston, Mercer Co, WV.


Violet O. Billings

1. 1930 Census, Mercer Co, WV; Rock District; taken on 7 Apr 1930; Page 126A; Family #158/158.
Listed as Violet Billings; age 2 yrs, 11 mons; born in WV; in household of father, Willie C. Billings.
2. Memorial Funeral Directory and Cremation Center; Web Site; Posted Obit.
"Violet O. Bailey, 79, formerly of Gayle Street, Princeton, departed this life early Tuesday morning, February 13, 2007 at the home of her son, Tommy Bailey on Harrison Street in Princeton. Born April 3, 1927, at Dott, she was the daughter of the late Willie and Cora Tilley Billings. Mrs. Bailey had worked for the Maidenform Corporation of Princeton for 10 years. Mrs. Bailey was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother and sisters. She will be sadly missed by all who knew and loved her. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Sheffie Bailey Jr., a son Robert S. Bailey III and a brother, Archie G. Billings along with three sisters; Bertha Vance, Virginia Meadows and Brookie Walker. Survivors Three Sons Tommy A. Bailey Sr. & wife Edie with whom she made her home Larry Wayne Bailey & wife Brenda of Kernersville NC Frankie Dale Bailey of Princeton Six Grandchildren Kim Lytton, Tommy A. Bailey Jr., Jessica Bailey, Michael Bailey, Jackie Bailey and Stacy Dillon. 4 Great Grandchildren Ashley Lytton, Niki Bailey, Isabella Bailey and Devan Wayne Bailey. Siblings Lillian Meadows & husband Garland of Princeton Liddy Burton & husband Walter of King NC Alvie Billings & wife Lori of Puryear Tenn Arnold Billings & wife Georgina of Harrocate Tenn Allen Billings & wife Mary Ann of Ripley A host of nieces and nephews Family & Friends are invited to attend the funeral services of Mrs. Bailey at 1:00 P.M. Friday, February 16, 2006 from the Burns Wornal Chapel of the Memorial Funeral Directory on the Athens Road in Princeton with Pastor Delmar Stilwell officiating. Burial will follow in the Roselawn Memorial Gardens on the Courthouse Road in Princeton..."