McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV; Families and Individuals

Notes


John F. Suiter

1. Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940; LDS Web Site.
John F. Suiter; age 23; born in Bland Co, VA; single; son of Peter R. and Margaret; married on 27
Feb 1890 in Bland Co, VA; Mary M. Howard; age 21; born in Montgomery Co, VA; single; daughter
of Henry C. and Jennie.
2. 1900 Census, Pawnee Co, KS; Larned Township; Larned City; taken on 12 Jun 1900; Page 160A;
Image 17 of 34; Family #186/189.
Listed as John F. Suiter; age 32; born in VA in Nov 1867; married 10 yrs; day laborer; head of
household.


Mary L. "Mollie" Howard

1. Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940; LDS Web Site.
John F. Suiter; age 23; born in Bland Co, VA; single; son of Peter R. and Margaret; married on 27
Feb 1890 in Bland Co, VA; Mary M. Howard; age 21; born in Montgomery Co, VA; single; daughter
of Henry C. and Jennie.
2. 1900 Census, Pawnee Co, KS; Larned Township; Larned City; taken on 12 Jun 1900; Page 160A;
Image 17 of 34; Family #186/189.
Listed as Mary L. Suiter; age 29; born in VA in Aug 1870; married 10 yrs; 3 children, all living; in
household of husband, John F. Suiter.


Howard V. Suiter

1. 1900 Census, Pawnee Co, KS; Larned Township; Larned City; taken on 12 Jun 1900; Page 160A;
Image 17 of 34; Family #186/189.
Listed as Howard V. Suiter; age 8; born in KS in Sep 1891; in household of father, John F. Suiter.


Mabel C. Suiter

1. 1900 Census, Pawnee Co, KS; Larned Township; Larned City; taken on 12 Jun 1900; Page 160A;
Image 17 of 34; Family #186/189.
Listed as Mabel C. Suiter; age 4; born in KS in Jun 1895; in household of father, John F. Suiter.


Anderson "Anse" Estep

1. 1870 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Sandy River District, page 12, Family #76.
Listed as Anderson Estep, age 5 months, born in WV, in household of father,
William Estep.
2. 1880 Census, McDowell Co, WV, compiled by William A. Marsh, Vol 9, page 776.
Sandy River Township, page 010.
Listed as Anderson Estep, age 9, in household of father, William Estep.
3. Marriage Registry of McDowell Co, WV; Book #32; Page 112.
Anderson Estep; age 52; born in McDowell Co, WV; widowed; son of Billy and Bettie; married on 28 Jan 1920;
Mercy Atwell; age 29; single; born in McDowell Co, WV; daughter of Ham and Eliza Jane.


Merci Atwell

1. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Big Creek District, taken on 5 Jun 1900, Page 74B, Family #33/33.
Listed as Merci Atwell, age 8, born in WV in Oct 1891, in household of father, William H. Atwell.
2. 1910 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, Maiden Spring District, taken on 18 Apr 1910, Page 219A, Family #34.
Listed as Mary Atwell, age 18, born in WV, in household of father, William H. Atwell.
3. Marriage Registry of McDowell Co, WV; Book #32; Page 112.
Anderson Estep; age 52; born in McDowell Co, WV; widowed; son of Billy and Bettie; married on 28
Jan 1920; Mercy Atwell; age 29; single; born in McDowell Co, WV; daughter of Ham and Eliza Jane.


Arthur Vance

1. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Sandy River District, page 249B, Family #187.
Listed as Arthur Vance, age 3, born in Apr 1897 in WV, in household of
father, Elija Vance.
2. "The Heritage of McDowell Co, WV...", McDowell Co Historical Society, 1995
Elijah Vance Article, page 253.
Elijah Vance was born on 28 Feb 1846 at Auvil Yard, Iaeger, WV. He was the
son of Richard (born 30 Jan 1822) and Mary Staton (born 9 Sep 1823) Vance.
Elijah first married Isabelle Cline. He second married Eliza England in Mar
1896.
Elijah and Ibby Cline Vance were parents of nine sons: John, James (Jim),
William, Michael, Elias, Richard (Dick), Lanty, Leander (Lee) and Johnson
(Johnse).
Elijah and Eliza England Vance were parents of seven children: Ella, OKie,
Arthur, Luther, Henry, J.C. and Roy.
Arthur and Lula Murphy Vance were parents of two children: Clifford A. and
Ruby.
3. Marriage Registry of McDowell Co, WV; Book #32; Page 116.
Arthur Vance; age 22; born in McDowell Co, WV; son of unlisted parents; married on
29 Jan 1920; Loucinda Murphy; age 20; born in McDowell Co, WV; daughter of
Columbus and Virginia.
4. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV;
submitted by B. Walls; 14 Aug 2014.
Arthur Vance; born 25 Apr 1897; died 28 Aug 1962; buried here; headstone and grave
marker photos shown; "WEST VIRGINIA * PVT BTRY A 324 FLD ARTY * WORLD WAR I".


Lucinda "Lula" Murphy

1. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Sandy River District, taken on 15 Apr, 1910,
Page 79A, Family #3.
Listed as Florinda Murphy, age 11, born in WV, in household of father,
Columbus Murphy.
2. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Sandy River District, taken on 18 Jun 1900,
Page 271A, Family #568.
Listed as Lorinda Murphy, age 1, born in Mar 1899 in WV, in household of
father, Columbus Murphy.
3. Marriage Registry of McDowell Co, WV; Book #32; Page 116.
Arthur Vance; age 22; born in McDowell Co, WV; son of unlisted parents; married on 29 Jan 1920; Loucinda Murphy;
age 20; born in McDowell Co, WV; daughter of Columbus and Virginia.


John Wesly Yost

1. 1900 Census, Tazewell Co, VA; Jeffersonville Township; taken on 21 Jun 1900; Page 137B;
Family #266/269.
Listed as John W. Yost; age 38; born in VA in Sep 1861; married 19 yrs; farmer; head of
household.


Bertha Catherine "Kate" Monahan

1. 1900 Census, Tazewell Co, VA; Jeffersonville Township; taken on 21 Jun 1900; Page 137B; Family #266/269.
Listed as Katie B. Yost; age 34; born in VA in May 1866; married 19 yrs; 8 children, 7 living; in household of husband,
John W. Yost.


John R. Mullins

1. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Center District; taken on 9 May 1910; Page 227A; Image 27 of
43; Family #236/238.
Listed as John R. Mullens; age 8; born in WV; in household of father, Edward Mullins.
2. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Capels; taken on 10 Mar 1920; Page
277A; Image 3 of 14; Family #314/315.
Listed as John Mullens; age 17; born in WV; teamster in coal mine; in household of father, Edward
Mullins.
3. Marriage Registry of McDowell Co, WV; Book #32; Page 136.
John Mullins; age 19; born in Wyoming Co, WV; son of Edward and Senie; married on 5 Feb 1920;
Carrie Hale; age 17; born in McDowell Co, WV; daughter of Cleve and Sarah.
4. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1923); Page 258; WV Archives Web Site.
John Mullins; age 23; born in Wyoming Co, WV; divorced; miner; living at Capels, WV; son of Ed and
Senia; married on 12 May 1923 at Hemphill, WV; Myrtle Flanagan; age 24; born in Washington Co,
VA; single; daughter of Bill and ____.
5. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Davy; taken on 7 Apr 1930; Page 193B;
Image 2 of 75; Family #12/12.
Listed as John R. Mullins; age 29; born in WV; married at 22; mule driver in coal mine; head of
household.
6. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Mohegan; E.D. 24-37; taken on 4 Apr 1940
Page 747A; Image 7 of 35; Household #54.
Listed as John Mullins; age 37; born in WV; married; no education; lived in Hemphill, WV on 1 Apr
1935; loader in coal mine; head of household.


Carrie Lee Hale

1. 1920 Census, Mcdowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Caples; taken on 10 Mar 1920; Page 278A;
Image 5 of 14; Family #329/330.
Listed as Carrie Hale (nee ?); age 14; born in TN; in household of step-father, Thomas C. Hale.
2. Marriage Registry of McDowell Co, WV; Book #32; Page 136.
John Mullins; age 19; born in Wyoming Co, WV; son of Edward and Senie; married on 5 Feb 1920;
Carrie Hale; age 17; born in McDowell Co, WV; daughter of Cleve and Sarah.
3. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; taken on 17 Apr 1930; Page 112A; Image
47 of 63; Family #466/477.
Listed as Carrie Burns; age 28; born in VA; married at 25; in household of husband, William A. Burns.
4. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Capels; E.D. 24-34; taken on 11 Apr 1940;
Page 688A; Image 27 of 36; Household #200.
Listed as Carrie Burns; age 42; born in TN; married; no education; lived in same house on
1 Apr 1935; in household of husband, William A. Burns.
5. Social Security Death Index; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Carrie L. Burns; born on 1 Jan 1906; died on 8 Aug 1999; living at Oceana, Wyoming Co, WV at
death; SS#234-96-0132; Card issued in WV in 1973.
6. FindAGrave.com Web Site. Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 18 Dec 2013.
Carrie Lee Burns; born 1 Jan 1906; died 8 Aug 1999; buried here; double headstone photo shown
with husband, William A. Burns.


Thomas Cleveland Hale Sr

1. 1900 Census, Grayson Co, VA; Elk Creek District; taken on 8 Jun 1900; Page 25B;
Family #89/104.
Listed as Thomas C. Hale; age 9; born in May 1891 in VA; in household of father, George W.
Hale.
2. 1910 Census, Wythe Co, VA; Zion Precinct; taken on 4 May 1910; Page 140A; Image 23 of 33;
Family #223/224.
Listed as Clev Hale; age 18; born in VA; single; laborer in iron mine; in household of brother, Lem
J. Hale.
3. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Caples; taken on 10 Mar 1920;
Page 278A; Image 5 of 14; Family #329/330.
Listed as Clay (sic, Clev) Hale; age 40; born in VA; married; tippleman at coal mine; head of
household.
4. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; Havaco; taken on 5 Apr 1930; Page 7A;
Family #119/131.
Listed as Cleveland Hale; age 38; born in VA; married at 20; miner, shop foreman; head of
household.
5. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; Havco; E.D. 24-4; taken on 7 May 1940; Page
73A; Image 17 of 30; Household #123.
Listed as Clate Hale; age 53; born in VA; married; 6th grade education; lived in same house on 1
Apr 1935; laborer in coal mine; head of household.
6. McDowell Co, WV; WW II Draft Registration Card #U-461; 27 Apr 1942; Ancestry.com. Web Site.
Cleve Hale; age 51; born 1 May 1889 in Grayson Co, VA; living at Havaco, McDowell Co, WV;
employed by New River Pocahontas Coal Co, Havaco, WV; person who will always know address,
Sally Hale, Havaco, WV; 5' 9" tall; 155 lbs; blue eyes; black hair; light complexion.
7. McDowell Co, WV Death Certificate #1746; WV Archives Web Site.
Cleveland Hale; age about 56; born in Grayson Co, VA; married, husband of Sally Hale, age 50;
miner; son of George and (_________) Hale; died on 15 Jan 1946 at Havaco, McDowell Co, WV
from a mine explosion; buried on 23 Jan 1946 in Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, WV;
informant, Mrs. June Baldwin, Wilcoe, WV.
(Father, Cleveland, and son, Clarence, died from the same mine explosion)
8. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
Kenneth Bowen; 2 Jul 2010; headstone photo added by B. Walls.
Cleveland "Cleve" Hale; born in 1890 in Grayson Co, VA; died 15 Jan 1946 at Havaco, McDowell
Co, WV; buried here; headstone photo shown.


Sarah "Sally" Anderson

1. 1920 Census, Mcdowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Caples; taken on 10 Mar 1920; Page 278A;
Image 5 of 14; Family #329/330.
Listed as Sally Hale; age 38; born in TN; married; in household of husband, Thomas C. Hale.
2. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adlin District; Havaco; taken on 5 Apr 1930; Page 7A;
Family #119/131.
Listed as Sallie Hale; age 39; born in TN; married at 16; in household of husband, Cleveland Hale.
3. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; Havco; E.D. 24-4; taken on 7 May 1940; Page
73A; Image 17 of 30; Household #123.
Listed as Sally Hale; age 49; born in TN; married; 1st grade education; lived in same house on 1
Apr 1935; in household of husband, Thomas C. Hale.
4. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #'70 015303; WV Archives Web Site via LDS Web Site.
Sallie Hale; age 85; birthplace unknown; widowed; living at Roderfield, WV; daughter of unknown
parents; died 12 Oct 1970 in Doctors Memorial Hospital, Welch, WV; from arteriosclerotic heart
disease with myocardial failure; buried 15 Oct 1970 in Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, WV.
5. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
Sue Hale Sheppard; 23 Oct 2013.
Sallie Anderson Gooden; born in Jun 1885 in Sullivan Co, TN; died 12 Oct 1970 in Welch, WV; buried here;
no grave marker photo shown.
6. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 3 Dec 2013.
Sallie Hale; born in 1885; died in 1970; buried here; headstone photo shown.


William Hale

1. 1920 Census, Mcdowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Caples; taken on 10 Mar 1920; Page 278A;
Image 5 of 14; Family #329/330.
Listed as William Hale; age 1 mon; born in WV; in household of father, Thomas C. Hale.


Lawrence Hale

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adlin District; Havaco; taken on 5 Apr 1930; Page 7A;
Family #119/131.
Listed as Lawrence Hale; age 9; born in WV; in household of father, Cleveland Hale.
2. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; Havco; E.D. 24-4; taken on 7 May 1940; Page
73A; Image 17 of 30; Household #123.
Listed as Lawrence Hale; age 18; born WV; 6th grade education; not attending school; lived in
same house on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Thomas C. Hale.


Thomas Millard Blankenship

1. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Huff Creek Township, page 259A, Family #74.
Listed as Thomas M. Blankenship, age 9, born in Mar 1891, in household of father, Levi Blankenship.
2. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Huff Creek District; taken on 16 Apr 1910; Page 252B;
Family #49/52.
Listed as Thomas Miller Blankenship; age 17; in household of father, Levi Blankenship.
3. Ancestry.com Web Site, Levi Blankenship search, 11 Oct 2001, submitted by
James W. Blankenship, jkblank@avci.net
Thomas M. Blankenship; son of Levi and Elizabeth Toler Blankenship; born on 5 Mar 1890.
4. Wyoming Co, WV; WW I Draft Registration Card #150; 5 Jun 1917; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Millard Blankenship; age 20; born 5 Mar 1891 in Wyoming Co, WV; living at North Spring, WV;
farmer; married: nearest relative, mother; medium height with stout build; blue? eyes and light hair.
5. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1920); Page 141; WV Archives, Web Site.
Millard Blankenship; age 26; born in Wyoming Co, WV; single; farmer; son of Levi and Elizabeth;
was issued a license to marry on 9 Feb 1920, no return by minister; India Justice; age 23; born
in Mingo Co, WV; single; daughter of James and Thursa.
6. Mingo Co, WV; WW II Draft Registration Card #U-1311; 27 Apr 1942; ncestry.com Web Site.
Millard Blankenship; age 50; born 5 Mar 1892 in Wyoming Co, WV; living at Gilbert, WV;
unemployed; person who will always know address, Mr. Kenneth Blankenship, Gilbert, WV; 5'7"
tall; 148 lbs; blue eyes; brown hair; ruddy complexion.


India Justice

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1920); Page 141; WV Archives, Web Site.
Millard Blankenship; age 26; born in Wyoming Co, WV; single; farmer; son of Levi and Elizabeth;
was issued a license to marry on 9 Feb 1920, no return by minister; India Justice; age 23; born
in Mingo Co, WV; single; daughter of James and Thursa.
2. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Davis Cemetery, Justice, Mingo Co, WV; submitted by Brnda Hatfield;
25 May 2012.
India Blankenship; born in 1899; died 16 Sep 1977; buried here.
(Headstone photo shown)


Thomas Cleveland "Tommy" Hale Jr

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; Havco; E.D. 24-4; taken on 7 May 1940; Page
73A; Image 17 of 30; Household #123.
Listed as Tommy Hale; age 6; born WV; no education; not attending school; lived in
same house on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Thomas C. Hale.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1953); Page 95; WV Archives Web Site.
Thomas Clevland Hale; age 21; born at Havaco, WV; single; living at Roderfield, WV; married on
18 Dec 1953 at Davy, WV; Dorothy Laverna Glass; age 24; born at Asco, WV; single; living at
Davy, WV.
3. "Bluefield Daily Telegraph"; Bluefield, WV; Saturday, 25 Oct 2003.
"DAVY - Thomas Cleveland 'Tommy' Hale, 70, of Davy, departed this world suddenly on Oct. 23, 2003 to be with his Heavenly Father and to join his loved ones who have already passed through the veil.
"Born Sept. 4, 1933, he was the son of the late Thomas 'Cleve' and Sallie Anderson Hale.
"Tommy worked for 21 years at Farmbest Dairies of Welch. He spent 16 1/2 years working as a motor operator at U.S. Steel No. 50 Pinnacle Coal Mine in Pineville until he became disabled from a mine accident. He was a member of UMWA Local 1713 Union in Pineville, he served on the Davy Town Council. He was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in Welch.
"In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his beloved wife of 45 years, Dorothy Glass Hale; five sisters, Carrie Burns, Elsie Cantu, Beaulah Muncy, June Baldwin and Ruby Stroupe; three brothers, Clarence, Lawrence and Elbert Hale.
"He is survived by two daughters and one son, Pamela McPeak and husband James of Athens, Connie Sarks and husband Darren of Princeton and Wesley Hale of Davy; brother, Eldridge Hale of Welch; eight grandchildren and two great-grandchildren in whom he took great pleasure and pride, Sherri Hanks, Priscilla Byrd, Christopher Winkler, Brittany Winkler, Jessica Sarks, Wesley Hale Jr., Alicia Hale and Nikki Hale; two great-grandchildren, Kameron and Benjamin Underwood.
"Funeral services will be conducted at 1 p.m., Monday at Fanning Funeral Home, Welch, with Elder Edward Laxton officiating. Burial will follow in the New Community Cemetery, Asco. ..."


George W. Hale

1. 1900 Census, Grayson Co, VA; Elk Creek District; taken on 8 Jun 1900; Page 25B; Family #89/104.
Listed as George W. Hale; age 55; born in Mar 1845 in VA; married 2 yrs; farmer; head of household.


Sena J. Hale

1. 1900 Census, Grayson Co, VA; Elk Creek District; taken on 8 Jun 1900; Page 25B; Family #89/104.
Listed as Sena J. Hale; age 11; born in May 1889 in VA; in household of father, George W. Hale.


Oma A. Hale

1. 1900 Census, Grayson Co, VA; Elk Creek District; taken on 8 Jun 1900; Page 25B; Family #89/104.
Listed as Oma A. Hale; age 6; born in Oct 1893 in VA; in household of father, George W. Hale.


George W. Hale

1. 1900 Census, Grayson Co, VA; Elk Creek District; taken on 8 Jun 1900; Page 25B; Family #89/104.
Listed as George W. Hale; age 55; born in Mar 1845 in VA; married 2 yrs; farmer; head of household.


Amanda E.

1. 1900 Census, Grayson Co, VA; Elk Creek District; taken on 8 Jun 1900; Page 25B; Family #89/104.
Listed as Amanda E. Hale; age 20; born in May 1880 in VA; married 2 yrs; 1 child, 1 living; in household of husband,
George W. Hale.


John W. Hale

1. 1900 Census, Grayson Co, VA; Elk Creek District; taken on 8 Jun 1900; Page 25B; Family #89/104.
Listed as John W. Hale; age 1; born in Jul 1898 in VA; in household of father, George W. Hale.