McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families and Individuals

Notes


Frances Belcher

1. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Maitland; taken on 12 Jan 1920; Page 6B;
Family #515/616.
Listed as Francis Belcher; age 8; born in WV; in household of father, James O. Belcher.
2. 1930 Census, Monroe Co, WV; Red Sulphur Springs District; taken on 23 Apr 1930; Page 12B;
Family #176/179.
Listed as Frances Belcher; age 18; born in WV; in household of father, James O. Belcher.


Laura Belcher

1. 1930 Census, Monroe Co, WV; Red Sulphur Springs District; taken on 23 Apr 1930; Page 12B;
Family #176/179.
Listed as Laura Belcher; age 9; born in WV; in household of father, James O. Belcher.


Ruby L. Belcher

1. 1930 Census, Monroe Co, WV; Red Sulphur Springs District; taken on 23 Apr 1930; Page 12B;
Family #176/179.
Listed as Ruby Belcher; age 6; born in WV; in household of father, James O. Belcher.
2. 1940 Census, Monroe Co, WV; Red Sulphur Springs District; E.D.36-2; taken on 6 May 1940; Page
24B; Image 34 of 42; Household #291.
Listed as Ruby L. Belcher; age 14; born in WV; 8th grade education; attending school; lived in same
house on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, James O. Belcher.


Benno Benard Belcher

1. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Maitland; taken on 12 Jan 1920; Page 6B;
Family #515/616.
Listed as Ben O. Belcher; age 4 yrs, 0 mons; born in WV; in household of father, James O.
Belcher.
2. 1930 Census, Monroe Co, WV; Red Sulphur Springs District; taken on 23 Apr 1930; Page 12B;
Family #176/179.
Listed as Benno Belcher; age 14; born in WV; in household of father, James O. Belcher.
3. Tazewell Co, VA; Marriage License #40012; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Benno Belcher; age 23; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; farmer; living at Red Sulpher Springs,
WV; son of J.O. and Susie (Bowers) Belcher; married on 18 Oct 1939 in Tazewell, VA; Alta Bowers;
age 22; born in Maben, WV; single; living at Mullens, WV; daughter of J.D. and Willie (Ray) Bowers.
4. 1940 Census, Monroe Co, WV; Red Sulphur Springs District; E.D.36-2; taken on 6 May 1940; Page
24B; Image 34 of 42; Household #291.
Listed as Benno Belcher; age 23; born in WV; married; 8th grade education; lived in same
house on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, James O. Belcher, with wife.
5. U.S. WWII Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Benno Bernard Belcher
Gender: Male
Race: White
Relationship to Draftee: Self (Head)
Birth Place: Kimball, West Virginia, USA
Birth Date: 27 Jan 1916
Residence: Red Sulphur Springs, Monroe, West Virginia, USA
Occupation: Self Farming
Weight: 125
Complexion: Dark
Eye Color: Blue
Hair Color: Brown
Height: 5
Next of Kin: Alta May Belcher
Relationship to Draftee: Wife
Household Members:
Name Relationship
Benno Bernard Belcher Self (Head)
Alta May Belcher Wife"
6. "The Register Herald"; Beckley, WV; Thursday, 5 Apr 2007; Newspaper Obit.
"RED SULPHUR SPRINGS — Benno B. Belcher, 91, passed away Tuesday, April 3, 2007, at Springfield Care Center, Lindside. "Born Jan. 27, 1916, at Belcher Mountain in McDowell County, he was the son of the late James Owen and Susan Bower Belcher. "Mr. Belcher was a retired tile finisher and a farmer. He was a World War II U.S. Army veteran, a member of Bethlehem Baptist Church at Red Sulphur Springs, and enjoyed going to the Senior Citizens Center at Lindside. "In addition to his parents, Mr. Belcher was preceded in death by his wife, Alta Mae Belcher; a daughter, Iris Gill; a son, Billy Joe Belcher; four brothers, Fred, Roy, Carroll and Walter; three sisters, Frances Lively, Laura Buckland and Ruby Green; and a grandson, Jerry Fox. "Survivors include two sons, Hubert Belcher and wife, Nancy, of Red Sulphur Springs and Tommy Belcher and wife, Mary Alice, of Woodbridge, Va.; a daughter, Susan Rogers and husband, Graham, of Greenville; a brother, Dave Belcher of Fredericksburg, Va.; 10 grandchildren and 23 great-grandchildren. "Service will be 11 a.m. Friday, April 6, at Broyles-Shrewsbury Funeral Home Chapel, Peterstown, with the Rev. John Offenberger officiating. Burial will follow at Orchard Cemetery, Ballard..."
7. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by Sally Miller; 13 Jan 2009.
" Benno B. Belcher
Birth 27 Jan 1916
McDowell County, West Virginia, USA
Death 3 Apr 2007 (aged 91)
Lindside, Monroe County, West Virginia, USA
Burial
Orchard Cemetery
Ballard, Monroe County, West Virginia, USA "


Alta Mae Bowers

1. Tazewell Co, VA; Marriage License #40012; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Benno Belcher; age 23; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; farmer; living at Red Sulpher Springs, WV;
son of J.O. and Susie (Bowers) Belcher; married on 18 Oct 1939 in Tazewell, VA; Alta Bowers; age
22; born in Maben, WV; single; living at Mullens, WV; daughter of J.D. and Willie (Ray) Bowers.
2. 1940 Census, Monroe Co, WV; Red Sulphur Springs District; E.D.36-2; taken on 6 May 1940; Page
24B; Image 34 of 42; Household #291.
Listed as Altier Belcher; age 18; born in WV; married; 8th grade education; lived in same
house on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father-in-law, James O. Belcher, with husband and child.
3. Social Security Death Index; LDS Web Site.
Alta Belcher; born on 6 Nov 1920; died in Jun 1981; last residence, Ballard, Monroe Co, WV.
4. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Orchard Cemetery, Ballard, Monroe Co, WV; submitted by Matthew
Broyles; 23 Feb 2002.
Alta Mae Belcher; born in 1920; died in 1981; buried here.


Iris Jean Belcher

1. Monroe Co, WV; Marriage Records; Book #__(1961); Page 6; WV Archives Web Site.
Henry Wilson Carr; age 22; born on 5 Dec 1938 at Ballard, WV; living at Red Sulfur Springs, WV; son
of Homer and Pearl Carr; married on 16 Sep 1961 at Union, Monroe Co, WV; Iris Jean Belcher; age
18; born on 31 May 1943 at Red Sulfur Springs, WV; living at Red Sulfur Springs; daughter of Benno
and Alta Belcher.


Graham Wayne Rogers

1. United States Public Records, 1970-2009: LDS Web Site.
"Name Graham W Rogers
Residence Date 15 Nov 2007-25 Mar 2008
Residence Place Ballard, West Virginia, United States
Birth Date 29 Jul 1946
Address Ballard, West Virginia 24918
2nd Address Ballard, West Virginia 24918
2nd Address Date 01 Jun 1996-15 Nov 2007
3rd Address Gap Mills, West Virginia 24941
3rd Address Date 01 Apr 1986-31 Dec 1996
Possible Relatives David W Rogers, Steven Wayne Rogers, Susan J Rogers
Record Number 557350966"


Susan J. Belcher

1. United States Public Records, 1970-2009: LDS Web Site.
"Name Susan J Rogers
Residence Date 01 Jun 2002
Residence Place Ballard, West Virginia, United States
Birth Date 02 Apr 1953
Address Ballard, West Virginia 24918
Address Date 01 Jun 2002
2nd Address Ballard, West Virginia 24918
2nd Address Date 01 Apr 1998-01 Jan 2004
3rd Address Pineville, West Virginia 24874
3rd Address Date 01 Feb 1989-01 Jan 2004
Possible Relatives David W Rogers, Graham W Rogers, Steven Wayne Rogers
Record Number 171356738"


James Hubert Belcher

1. 1940 Census, Monroe Co, WV; Red Sulphur Springs District; E.D.36-2; taken on 6 May 1940; Page
24B; Image 34 of 42; Household #291.
Listed as Infant Belcher; age 5 mons; male; born in WV; in household of grandfather, James O.
Belcher, with parents.
2. "The Register Herald"; Beckley, WV; Wednesday 23 Dec 2009; Newspaper Obit.
"RED SULPHUR SPRINGS — James Hubert Belcher Sr., age 70, passed away Monday, December 21, 2009, at Montgomery Regional Hospital, Blacksburg, Va. "Born October 19, 1939, at Maben, W.Va., he was the son of the late Benno and Alta Mae Bowers Belcher. "Hubert worked as a millwright mechanic at Westvaco for 35 years, was a Deacon at the Cashmere Baptist Church and was a US Army veteran. "In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by one brother, Billy Joe Belcher and one sister Iris Gill. "Survivors include his wife of 46 years, Nancy Ramsey Belcher; one son, James Hubert Belcher Jr. and wife Stephanie of Red Sulphur Springs; one daughter, Julia L. Bragg and husband Rodney of Red Sulphur Springs; one brother, Tommy Belcher and wife Mary Alice of Woodbridge, Va.; one sister, Susan Rogers and husband Graham of Greenville, W.Va.; six grandchildren, Amy, Hunter and Issac Belcher, Lauren, Kayla and Madison Bragg; three great grandchildren, Adalyn, Joshua and Vivian. "Funeral services will be 1 p.m. today, Wednesday, December 23, 2009, at the Broyles-Shrewsbury Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. John Offenberger officiating. A private family burial will follow..."


Marie Lafferty

1. "The Register Herald", Beckley, WV, Sunday 3 Jul 2005, newspaper Obit.
"RAVENCLIFF - Beulah J. Tolliver, 72, passed away Friday, July 1, 2005, at her residence following a
long illness. "In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by ... a sister, Marie Blankenship; and two
brothers, Tressie Lafferty and Ross Lafferty. "Survivors include... a sister, Lessie Hash of Glen Fork; a brother, Roy Lafferty of Ravencliff..."
2. Wyoming Co, WV Web Site, Cemeteries
http://members.aol.com/jlcooke2/cemetery.htm
Marie Blankenship; born in 1946; died in 1993; buried in Pine Grove Cemetery, Ravencliff,
Wyoming Co, WV.