McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families and Individuals

Notes


David Shinault

1. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1995"; McDowell County Historical Society;
1995; "John Isaac and Rachel Catherine Shinault Brooks" Article; Page 106; submitted by Jane Ellen
Horton, PO Box 218, Raven, VA 24639.


Ellen Jane Jordan

1. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1995"; McDowell County Historical Society;
1995; "John Isaac and Rachel Catherine Shinault Brooks" Article; Page 106; submitted by Jane Ellen
Horton, PO Box 218, Raven, VA 24639.


Stephen Boothe

1. Marriage Records of McDowell Co, WV, Book #2, Page 389.
Stephen Boothe; age 78; born in Tazewell Co, VA; widowed; married on 25 Feb 1897; Ellen Brewster; age 25;
born in Tazewell Co, VA; daughter of Robert and Amanda.


Ellen Brewster

1. Marriage Records of McDowell Co, WV, Book #2, Page 389.
Stephen Boothe; age 78; born in Tazewell Co, VA; widowed; married on 25 Feb 1897; Ellen Brewster; age 25;
born in Tazewell Co, VA; daughter of Robert and Amanda.


James Frank Harman

1. 1880 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; taken on 12 Jun 1880: Page 314D; Family #30/31.
Listed as Frank Harman; age 2; born in WV; in household of father, Jonathan Harman.
2. Marriage Records of McDowell Co, WV, Book #2, Page 388.
James Frank Harman; age 19; single; born in McDowell Co, WV; son of Jonathan and Lizzie
Harman; married on20 Feb 1897; Nora Reed; age 18; single; born in Wilkes Co, NC; daughter of
Tom and Lucinda Reed.


Nora Reed

1. Marriage Records of McDowell Co, WV, Book #2, Page 388.
James Frank Harman; age 19; single; born in McDowell Co, WV; son of Jonathan and Lizzie
Harman; married on 20 Feb 1897; Nora Reed; age 18; single; born in Wilkes Co, NC; daughter of
Tom and Lucinda Reed.


Thomas David Dawson

1. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1995"; McDowell County Historical Society;
1995; "Lisa and Larry Blankenship"; Article; Page 102; submitted by Teresa Clevenger, Iaeger, WV
24844.
2. Fanning Funeral Home; Iaeger, WV; Posted Obit.
"Thomas David Dawson, 66, of Bradshaw, WV, passed away Thursday, June 11, 2015, at his residence, following a long illness.

"Thomas was born July 28, 1948 in Paynesville, WV, a son of the late Everette and Victoria Blankenship Dawson. He was a retired coal miner having worked for 27 years in the mines.

"He was preceded in death by his parents, Everette and Victoria Blankenship Dawson.

"Survivors include his wife of 45 years, Donna Gibson Dawson of the home; twin daughters, Teresa Clevenger of Bradshaw, WV, and Lisa Newsome and husband Newt of Lexington, NC; one son, David W. Dawson and wife Denise of Bradshaw, WV; seven sisters, Geneva Steele of Bradshaw, WV, Judy Bays of Orgas, WV, Chris Taylor of Mt. Card, KY, Sharon Kennedy of Paynesville, WV, Laura Nash of Poca, WV, Karen Estep of Comfort, WV, and Dreama Sinkkanen of Bridgeport, WV; three grandsons, Joshua Clevenger, Seth Blankenship, and Ryan Dawson; and one granddaughter Donita Blankenship.

"Funeral services will be conducted Saturday, June 13, 2015, at 1 o'clock with Reverend Brian Patterson officiating at the Chapel of Fanning Funeral Home in Iaeger, WV. Burial will follow in the Caleb Smith Cemetery on Rockridge near Paynesville, WV...."
3. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Vitginia, 1858-1999"; Volume II; by Geneva Steele, Sandra
Long and Tom Hatcher; Page 184; "David and Denise Dawson"; article; submitted by Teresa
Dawson Clevenger, Box 173, Iaeger, WV 24844.


Donna Faye Gibson

1. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1995"; McDowell County Historical Society;
1995; "Lisa and Larry Blankenship"; Article; Page 102; submitted by Teresa Clevenger, Iaeger, WV
24844.
2. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Vitginia, 1858-1999"; Volume II; by Geneva Steele, Sandra
Long and Tom Hatcher; Page 184; "David and Denise Dawson"; article; submitted by Teresa
Dawson Clevenger, Box 173, Iaeger, WV 24844.
3. U.S. Public Records Index, 1950-1993, Volume 1; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Donna Faye Dawson
Birth Date: 29 Aug 1952
Phone Number: 967-7732
Address: PO Box 846, Bradshaw, WV , 24817-0846
[RR 2 POB 37b, Paynesville, WV , 24873 (1995)]
[RR 2 POB 373, Paynesville, WV , 24873]
[PO Box 37, Paynesville, WV , 24873-0037 (1993)]
[PO Box 51, Avondale, WV , 24811-0051 (1995)] "


James Collier

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1913); Page 196; WV Archives Web Site.
James Collier; age 21; born in Carter Co, KY; single; miner; living at Hemphill; son of
Ben and Sarah; married on 3 Mar 1913 at Welch, WV; Berta Bromfield; age 21; born in
Roanoke, VA; single; daughter of ____ and Lizzie.


Bertha L. Bromfield

1. 1900 Census, Botetourt Co, VA; Amsterdam Township; taken on 21 Jun 1900; Page 159A;
Image 33 of 43; Family #339/334.
Listed as Berta L. Brumfield; age 13; born in VA in Apr 1887; in household of father, Tilman w.
Broomfield.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1913); Page 196; WV Archives Web Site.
James Collier; age 21; born in Carter Co, KY; single; miner; living at Hemphill; son of
Ben and Sarah; married on 3 Mar 1913 at Welch, WV; Berta Bromfield; age 21; born in
Roanoke, VA; single; daughter of ____ and Lizzie.
3. Marriage Registry of McDowell Co, WV; Book #32; Page 51.
D.L. Cox; age 48; born in Wyoming Co, WV; widowed; son of Joseph and Ruth; married on 9 Jan 1920; Bertie
Collier; age 27; widow; born in Roanoke Co, VA; daughter of Tillman and Jane Brumfield.
4. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Hemphill; taken on 20 Jan 1920; Page 271A;
Family #187.
Listed as Bertie L. Cox; age 27; born in VA; in household of husband, Daniel L. Cox.
5. 1930 Census; McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; taken on 2 Apr 1930; Page 193A; Family #1.
Listed as Bertie L. Cox; age 34; born in VA; married at 24; in household of husband, Daniel L. Cox.
6. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 19 Dec 2013.
Birtie L. Cox; born 15 Sep 1891; died 11 Feb 1961; buried here; headstone photo shown; "IN GOD'S CARE".


Charles Rufus Asbury

1. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Big Creek Township, taken on 13 Jun 1900, Family #120.
Listed as Charles Asbury, age 1, born in Apr 1899 in WV, in household of father, Rufus Asberry.
2. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Big Creek District, taken on 12 May 1910, Page 208B, Family #384.
Listed as Charles R. Asberry, age 11, born in WV, in household of father, Rufus K. Asberry
3. Marriage Registry of McDowell Co, WV; Book #32; Page 76.
Charlie Asbury; age 20; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; son of R.K. and Nannie; married on 18 Jan 1920;
Myrtle Bowman; age 16; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; daughter of John and Rinda.
4. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; taken on 16/17 Feb 1920; Page 100B; Image 24 of 38;
Family #206/207.
Listed as Charley Asbury; age 20; born in WV; married; coal miner; in household of father-in-law, John Bowman,
with wife.
5. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; Newhall; Berwind-Newhall Road; taken on 8 Apr 1930;
Page 187B; Image 16 of 36; Family #135/152.
Listed as Charlie Asbury; age 31; born in WV; married at 20; motor man in coal mine; head of household.
6. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by Valerie Neal; 2 Jun 2018.
" Charlie Rufus Asbury
Birth 7 Apr 1899
Newhall, McDowell County, West Virginia, USA
Death 11 Aug 1968 (aged 69)
Richlands, Tazewell County, Virginia, USA
Burial
Grandview Memory Gardens
Bluefield, Tazewell County, Virginia"


Myrtle Bessie Bowman

1. Marriage Registry of McDowell Co, WV; Book #32; Page 76.
Charlie Asbury; age 20; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; son of R.K. and Nannie; married on 18 Jan 1920; Myrtle
Bowman; age 16; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; daughter of John and Rinda.
2. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; taken on 16/17 Feb 1920; Page 100B; Image 24 of 38;
Family #206/207.
Listed as Myrtle Asbury; age 16; born in WV; in household of father, John Bowman, with husband.
3. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; Newhall; Berwind-Newhall Road; taken on 8 Apr 1930;
Page 187B; Image 16 of 36; Family #135/152.
Listed as Myrtle Asbury; age 27; born in WV; married at 16; in household of husband Charles Asbury.
4. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Grassy Spur Church Cemetery; Bishop, Tazewell Co, VA; submitted by
Chris bowman; 21 Dec 2011.
Myrtle Bessie Bowman Asbury; born 12 Jul 1904; died 13 Apr 1948; buried here; no grave marker photo shown;
personal photo shown;
"Death certificate has place of burial as Grassy Spur Cemetery. I was unable to find a marker for her there.

Welch, W.Va., April 14 - Mrs. Myrtle Bessie Asbury, 44, of Newhall, died yesterday at home after a long illness from cancer.

Mrs. Asbury was born in Horsepen, W. Va., July 14, 1904, a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Bowman. Survivors include her husband, Charles Asbury. Funeral arrangements have not been completed.

Family links:
Parents:
John Bowman (1882 - 1971)
Martha Lourinda Bowman Bowman (1885 - 1956)

Children:
Claude Allen Asbury (1927 - 2013)*

Siblings:
Myrtle Bessie Bowman Asbury (1904 - 1948)
Garland Wade Bowman (1909 - 1962)*
Ethel Gertrude Bowman Hodge (1911 - 2005)*
Basil Bowman (1917 - 1979)*
Dema Bowman Newberry (1918 - 1973)*
Dock Bundy Bowman (1924 - 1989)*

*Calculated relationship..."


Dewey Asbury

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; Newhall; Berwind-Newhall Road; taken on 8 Apr 1930;
Page 187B; Image 16 of 36; Family #135/152.
Listed as Dewey Asbury; age 9; born in WV; in household of father Charles Asbury.


Ruth Asbury

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; Newhall; Berwind-Newhall Road; taken on 8 Apr 1930;
Page 187B; Image 16 of 36; Family #135/152.
Listed as Ruth Asbury; age 5; born in WV; in household of father Charles Asbury.


Claude Asbury

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; Newhall; Berwind-Newhall Road; taken on 8 Apr 1930;
Page 187B; Image 16 of 36; Family #135/152.
Listed as Claude Asbury; age 3 yrs, 1 mon; born in WV; in household of father Charles Asbury.


John Bowman

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1902); Page 337; WV Archives Web Site.
John Bowman; age 21; born in McDowell (sic, Tazewell) Co, WV (sic, VA); single; farmer; living at Horsepen,
WV; son of Samuel and Ellen; married on 25 May 1902 in McDowell Co, WV; Rindy Bowman; age 16; born in
McDowell (sic, Tazewell) Co, WV (sic, VA); single; daughter of George and Jerusha.
2. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; taken on 16/17 Feb 1920; Page 100B; Image 24 of 38;
Family #206/207.
Listed as John Bowman; age 38; born in WV; married; laborer in coal tipple; head of household.
3. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; Newhall; Berwind-Newhall Road; taken on 8 Apr 1930;
Page 187A; Image 15 of 36; Family #135/151.
Listed as John Bowman; age 52; born in WV; marriedd at 26; laborer for coal company; head of household.
4. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Grassy Spur Church Cemetery, Bishop, Tazewell Co, VA; submitted by
Angela Whitaker-Becker; 15 Nov 2011; maintained by Chris Bowman.
John Bowman; born 10 Aug 1882; died 8 Oct 1971; buried here; small headstone and personal photo shown;
"...Funeral services for John Bowman, 91, of Newhall, who died Friday morning at his home follwing a long illness, will be conducted at 1 p.m. Monday in Newhall Holiness Church with Rev. Hubert Stanley officiating. Burial will follow in Grassy Spur Cemetery at Bishop, Va.

Born in Tazewell County, Va., he was the son of the late Samuel P. and Ellen Bowman. He was a retired miner and member of Newhall local UMWA 5995. His wife, Mrs. Rindy Bowman, two sons and one daughter preceded him in death.

Surviving are two daughters, Mrs. Dema Newberry and Mrs. Ethel Hodge of Newhall, two sons, Basil Bowman and Bundy Bowman of Baltimore, Md.; two brothers, Dan Bowman and Jake Bowman of Brewsterdale; 29 grandchildren, 56 great grandchildren, and 12 great-great grandchildren.

The body will be taken to the home of Mrs. Harry Hodge in Newhall at 4 p.m. today and to the church one hour prior to services.

Mullins Funeral Home in Richlands is in charge of arrangements.

Family links:
Spouse:
Martha Lourinda Bowman Bowman (1885 - 1956)

Children:
Myrtle Bessie Bowman Asbury (1904 - 1948)*
Garland Wade Bowman (1909 - 1962)*
Ethel Gertrude Bowman Hodge (1911 - 2005)*
Basil Bowman (1917 - 1979)*
Dema Bowman Newberry (1918 - 1973)*
Dock Bundy Bowman (1924 - 1989)*

*Calculated relationship..."


Martha Lourinda "Rinda" Bowman

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1902); Page 337; WV Archives Web Site.
John Bowman; age 21; born in McDowell (sic, Tazewell) Co, WV (sic, VA); single; farmer; living at Horsepen,
WV; son of Samuel and Ellen; married on 25 May 1902 in McDowell Co, WV; Rindy Bowman; age 16; born in
McDowell (sic, Tazewell) Co, WV (sic, VA); single; daughter of George and Jerusha.
2. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; taken on 16/17 Feb 1920; Page 100B; Image 24 of 38;
Family #206/207.
Listed as Rinday Bowman; age 33; born in WV; married; in household of husband, John Bowman.
3. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; Newhall; Berwind-Newhall Road; taken on 8 Apr 1930;
Page 187A; Image 15 of 36; Family #135/151.
Listed as Rinda Bowman; age 42; born in VA; married at 15; in household of husband, John Bowman.
4. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Grassy Spur Church Cemetery, Bishop, Tazewell Co, VA; submitted by
Virginia Gal; 9 Nov 2007.
Martha Lourinda Bowman Bowman; born 5 Jun 1885; died 13 Nov 1956; buried here; headstone and personal
photos shown;
"...Family links:
Parents:
George Wesley Bowman (1857 - 1908)
Jerushia Sluss Bowman (1856 - 1938)

Spouse:
John Bowman (1882 - 1971)*

Children:
Myrtle Bessie Bowman Asbury (1904 - 1948)*
Garland Wade Bowman (1909 - 1962)*
Ethel Gertrude Bowman Hodge (1911 - 2005)*
Basil Bowman (1917 - 1979)*
Dema Bowman Newberry (1918 - 1973)*
Dock Bundy Bowman (1924 - 1989)*

Siblings:
James Preston Bowman (1875 - 1933)*
Laura Bowman Daniel (1877 - 1919)*
Mackey L. Bowman Freeman (1877 - 1960)*
Charles Thomas Bowman (1879 - 1936)*
Roxie Lona Bowman Murphy (1882 - 1917)*
John Henry Bowman (1884 - 1958)*
Martha Lourinda Bowman Bowman (1885 - 1956)
Mary Rebecca Bowman Yates (1888 - 1950)*
Mallie C. Bowman Daniel (1891 - 1956)*
Edward Lee Bowman (1893 - 1965)*
George Dewey Bowman (1898 - 1918)*

*Calculated relationship

Note: Married May 25, 1902 in McDowell County, WV...."


Carl Ascew Bowman

1. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; taken on 16/17 Feb 1920; Page 100B; Image 24 of 38'
Family #206/207.
Listed as Carl Bowman; age 14; born in WV; in household of father, John Bowman.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #7560; WV Archives Web Site.
Carl Ascew Bowman; age 15 yrs, 3 mons, 20 days; born 7 Jun 1921 (sic, 1906) in Tazewell Co, VA; school
student; son of John A. and Rinday (Bowman) Bowman; died 3 Nov 1921 in Newhall, WV; due to typhoid
fever; no burial information.


Garland Wade Bowman

1. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; taken on 16/17 Feb 1920; Page 100B; Image 24 of 38;
Family #206/207.
Listed as Garland Bowman; age 11; born in WV; in household of father, John Bowman.
2. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; Newhall; Berwind-Newhall Road; taken on 8 Apr 1930;
Page 187B; Image 16 of 36; Family #135/151.
Listed as Garland Bowman; age 20; born in WV; laborer for coal company; in household of father, John Bowman.


Basil Bowman

1. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; taken on 16/17 Feb 1920; Page 100B; Image 24 of 38;
Family #206/207.
Listed as Basil Bowman; age 1 yr, 0 mons; born in WV; in household of father, John Bowman.
2. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; Newhall; Berwind-Newhall Road; taken on 8 Apr 1930;
Page 187B; Image 16 of 36; Family #135/151.
Listed as Basil Bowman; age 12; born in WV; in household of father, John Bowman.
3. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Monocacy Cemetery, Beallsville, Montgomery Co, MD; submitted by Montgomery
County Contributer; 9 Jan 2005.
Basil Bowman; born 9 Feb 1917; died 11 Apr 1979; buried here; no grave marker photo shown; personal
photos shown.


Dock Bundy Bowman

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; Newhall; Berwind-Newhall Road; taken on 8 Apr 1930;
Page 187B; Image 16 of 36; Family #135/151.
Listed as Bundy Bowman; age 5; born in WV; in household of father, John Bowman.
2. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Monocacy Cemetery, Beallsville, Montgomery Co, MD; submitted by Glenn
Wallace; 20 Jan 2012.
Dock Bundy Bowman; born 1 Nov 1924 in Newlill, WV; died 30 Mar 1989 in Gaithersburg, MD; buried here;
no grave marker photo shown; personal personal photos shown.