McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families and Individules

Notes


Henry Levi Simpson

1. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Center District, taken on 27 Apr 1910, Page 220B, Family # 127.
Listed as Henry L. Simpson, age 2, born in WV, in household of father, Joseph Simpson.
2. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1947); Page 173; WV Archives Web Site.
Levi Simpson; age 21; born in Wyoming Co, WV; living at Bud, WV; son of Joe Simpson; married on
1 Jan 1930 at Bud, WV; Sadie Moran; age 17; born in Wyoming Co, WV; living at Bud, WV; daughter
of John Moran.
3. Mercer Co, WV; Marriage Registry; Vol #__(1947); Page 79; Line 14; WV Archives Web Site.
Levi Henry Simpson; age 39; born at Keyrock, WV; divorced; living at Helen, WV; married on 3 Jul
1947 at Princeton, WV; Bessie Mae White; age 40; born at Pipestem, WV; widow; living at
Princeton, WV.
3. Social Security Death Index; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Levi Simpson; born on 3 Apr 1908; died in May 1967; last residence, Corrine, Wyoming Co, WV;
SS #233-07-8770; card issued in WV before 1951.


Sadie Moran

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1947); Page 173; WV Archives Web Site.
Levi Simpson; age 21; born in Wyoming Co, WV; living at Bud, WV; son of Joe Simpson; married on
1 Jan 1930 at Bud, WV; Sadie Moran; age 17; born in Wyoming Co, WV; living at Bud, WV; daughter
of John Moran.


Alex S. Goode

1. 1920 Census, Lincoln Co, WV; Duvall District; Garrett's Bend; taken on 3 Feb 1920; Page 272B;
Family #70/71.
Listed as Alex Goode; age 3 yrs, 7 mons; born in WV; in household of father, James F. Goode.
2. 1930 Census, Lincoln Co, WV; Duval District; taken on 14 Apr 1930; Page 212B; Image 10 of 35;
Family #80/80.
Listed as Alect Goode; age 13; born in WV; in household of father, James F. Goode.
3. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1939); Page 546; WV Archives Web Site.
Alex Goode; age 22; born in Nicholas Co, WV; single; living at Tralee, WV; son of James and Rosa
Goode; married on 31 Dec 1939 at Herndon, WV; Hazel Moran; age 22; born in Wyoming Co, WV;
divorced; daughter of John Moran.
4. Social Security Death Index; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Alex S. Goode; born on 21 May 1916; died on 20 Feb 2001; last residence, San Mateo, Putnam Co,
FL; SS #232-18-0583; card issued in NC or WV before 1951.


Hazel Moran

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1939); Page 546; WV Archives Web Site.
Alex Goode; age 22; born in Nicholas Co, WV; single; living at Tralee, WV; son of James and Rosa
Goode; married on 31 Dec 1939 at Herndon, WV; Hazel Moran; age 22; born in Wyoming Co, WV;
divorced; daughter of John Moran.


Dewey H. Moran

1. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; taken on 15 Apr 1910; Page 124A;
Family #18/20.
Listed as Dewey H. Moran; age 3 mons; born in WV; in household of father, John Moran.
2. Social Security Death Index; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Dewey Moran; born on 8 Aug 1908; died in Mar 1960; card issued in WV before 1951.


Dewey Donald "Don" Moran

1. Social Security Death Index; LDS Web Site.
Dewey Moran; born on 24 Dec 1931; died on 27 Dec 2002; living at Mac Arthur, Raleigh Co, WV
at death.


Elmer Costly Moran

1. Social Security Death Index; LDS Web Site.
Elmer Moran; born on 7 Oct 1933; died in Aug 1976; card issued in WV.


Grace Simpson

1. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co; WV, Barkers Ridge District; taken on 28 Apr 1930; Page 133B; Image 46
of 56; Family #442/442.
Listed as Gracie Simpson; age 7; born in WV; in household of father, Joseph Simpson.
2. "The Charleston Gazette"; Charleston, WV; 27 Aug 2007; Newspaper Obit.
"Grace M. Massey, 84, of Victor, passed away Saturday, August 25, 2007, at the home of her daughter, Patricia Russell in Hurricane.
"She was born April 9, 1923, in Bud, and was a daughter of the late Joseph and Charlotte Belcher Simpson. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Lyle Massey on January 12, 1981; her stepfather, Wilson Rowe; two sisters, Jennie Sizemore and Annie McKinney; two brothers, Levi Simpson and Harrison Simpson; and a grandson.
"Grace attended St. Paul's United Methodist Church of Ansted. She was a member of Ansted Eastern Star Chapter 134 OES for more than 40 years. She was the first woman ever to operate a Gravely tractor dealership. She was the water commissioner in the 1980s, and for 26 years she operated Mount Terrace restaurant in Victor, and was owner and operator of a souvenir shop, furniture and clothing store, located on her premises. She was presented a distinguished West Virginian certificate in 2002. Grace took much pride in her work. She kept her home and yard immaculate.
"Surviving are two daughters, Patricia Russell and her husband Bob of Hurricane and Lyla Lucier of Littleton, Colo.; five sisters, Ruby Hess of Michigan, Erma Lane of Bluefield, Va., Sadie Chandler of Princeton, Bessie Flame of Corinne, and Zola Trivett of Tucson, Ariz.; three grandchildren, Bridget Haggerty and Barbara Brenner, both of Colorado and Travis Williams of Oak Hill; and 10 great-grandchildren.
"The funeral service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Tuesday, August 28, 2007, at Wallace & Wallace Funeral Home Chapel in Ansted with the Rev. Harold Russell officiating. Burial will follow in Restlawn Memory Gardens in Victor..."


William Tolbert Sizemore

1. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Barkers Ridge District, taken on 23 May 1910;
Page 213A, Family #300.
Listed as William T. Sizemore; age 10 mons; born in WV; in household of father, Charles H. Sizemore.
2. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1932); Page 191; WV Archives Web Site.
Tolbert Sizemore; age 22; born in Wyoming Co, WV; living at Bud, WV; son of Charley Sizemore;
married on 29 Jun 1932 at Mrs. C.L. Simpson's; Jebbie Simpson; age 17; born in Wyoming Co, WV;
living at Bud, WV; daughter of Charlotte Simpson.
3. Wyoming Co, WV Death Certificate #11487; WV Archives Web Site.
William Tolbert Sizemore; age 31 yrs, 0 mons, 0 days; born on 11 Jul 1909 at Bud, Wyoming Co, WV;
married; husband of Jennie Simpson; coal miner, motorman; son of Charlie and Lou Anna Rowe
Sizemore; died on 11 Jul 1940 at Alpoca, Wyoming Co, WV; "Run over by mine motor"; buried on
13 Jul 1940 in Bud Cemetery, Bud, WV; informant, J.H. Simpson, Bud, WV.
4. Wyoming Co, WV Web Site, Cemeteries: http://members.aol.com/jlcooke2/cemetery.htm
William T. Sizemore; born in 1909; died in 1940; buried in Bud Mountain Cemetery, Bud, Wyoming
Co, WV.


Jennie Belle Simpson

1. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co; WV, Barkers Ridge District; taken on 28 Apr 1930; Page 133B; Image 46
of 56; Family #442/442.
Listed as Jennie Simpson; age 14; born in WV; in household of father, Joseph Simpson.
2. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1932); Page 191; WV Archives Web Site.
Tolbert Sizemore; age 22; born in Wyoming Co, WV; living at Bud, WV; son of Charley Sizemore;
married on 29 Jun 1932 at Mrs. C.L. Simpson's; Jebbie Simpson; age 17; born in Wyoming Co, WV;
living at Bud, WV; daughter of Charlotte Simpson.
3. "Bluefield Daily Telegraph"; Bluefield, WV; Friday 19 Jan 2007; Newspaper Obit.
"PRINCETON — Jennie Bell Sizemore, 91, of Princeton, died Thursday, Jan. 11, 2007 at her home. Born Aug. 14, 1915 at Bud, she was the daughter of the late Joseph Simpson and Charlotte Simpson. "Mrs. Sizemore was a charter member of the Princeton First Church of the Nazarene where she held numerous positions, including being a choir member and soloist. She had a strong alto voice and used to serenade her neighbors while hanging out the family wash. In 1956 she started Sizemore's Nursing Home and over the next 32 years she cared for 56 guests from many of the prominent Princeton families. "In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, William Tolbert Sizemore in 1940; three brothers; three sisters; and one grandson. "Survivors include three children, Lueanna Jones and Sarah Russell and her husband Rev. Harold Russell all of Princeton and C.J. Sizemore and his wife Sharon of Champaign, Ill.; six sisters, Ruby Hess of Flint, Mich., Erma Lane of Bluefield, Va., Grace Massey of Victor, Sadie Chandler of Princeton, Bessie Flaime of Corinne and Zola Trivett of Tucson, Ariz.; six grandchildren; four great grandchildren; two great, great grandchildren; and special friends, Pat and Janet Ballard of Princeton and Dr. Jana Peters and her staff. "Funeral services will be conducted today at 8:00 p.m. at the Rowland H. Bailey Funeral Chapel of the Bailey-Kirk Funeral Home in Princeton with the Rev. Jeff Beckett officiating. Music will be provided by her nephew, Dr. Charles Chandler. "Interment and graveside service will be conducted at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 20, 2007 at Roselawn Memorial Gardens in Princeton..."


Holland McKinney

1. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Barkers Ridge District, taken on 20 May 1910; Page 211B,
Family #272.
Listed as Holland McKinney, age 3, born in WV, in household of father, Robert N. McKinney.
2. Raleigh Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1929); Page 123; WV Archives Web Site.
Holland McKinney; age 22; born in Wyoming Co, WV; living at Fireco, WV; married on 25 Dec 1929
at Bud, WV; Mary Ann Simpson; age 18; born in ____: living at Fireco, WV.
3. Raleigh Co, WV; Death Registry; Vol #__(1966); Page 138; Line 39; WV Archives Web Site.
Holland McKinney; age 59; married; miner; died on 10 Jul 1966 at Rhodell by drowning; "pinned in
car which turned over in water";


Mary Annie Simpson

1. Raleigh Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1929); Page 123; WV Archives Web Site.
Holland McKinney; age 22; born in Wyoming Co, WV; living at Fireco, WV; married on 25 Dec 1929
at Bud, WV; Mary Ann Simpson; age 18; born in ____: living at Fireco, WV.


Alfred Wilson Rowe

1. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Barkers Ridge District; taken on 23 May 1910; Page 212B; Image
35 of 37; Family #294/294.
Listed as Alford W. Rowe; age 24; born in WV; single; in household of mother, Mary A, (Whitt) Rowe.
2. Wyoming Co, WV; WW I Draft Registration Card #560; Pineville, WV Draft Board; 12 Sep 1918;
Ancestry.com Web Site.
Alfred Wilson Rowe; age 33; born on 1 Mar 1886; living at Bud, Wyoming Co, WV; farmer for himself;
nearest relative, Pollie Rowe, Bud, Wyoming Co, WV; 5' 5?" tall; slender build; brown eyes and sandy
hair.
3. Mercer Co, WV; WW II Draft Registration Card #U-395; 27 Apr 1942; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Alfred Wilson Rowe; age 55; born on 1 Mar 1887 at Budd, Wyoming Co, WV; living at Thornton Town,
Princeton, WV; (mailing address) Rt 2, Box 20, Princeton, Mercer (Co), WV; farmer; person who will
always know address, Lottie Rowe, Rt 2, Box 20, Princeton, WV; 5; 8 1/2" tall; wieght, 151 lbs; brown
eyes and brown hair; light complexion.
4. Social Security Death Index; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Alfred Rowe; born on 1 Mar 1886; died in Sep 1982; SS # 234-60-1629; card issued in WV in 1955.


Charlotte Belcher

1. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Barker's Ridge District, taken on 4 Jun 1900, Page 214B,
Family #14.
Listed as Charlotte Belcher, age 9, born in WV, in Jun 1891, in household of father, Floyd Belcher.
2. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1907); Page 445; WV Archives Web Site.
Joseph Simpson; age 22; born and living in Wyoming Co, WV; son of John W. and Jane; married
on 24 Mar 1907 in Wyoming Co, WV; Charlotte Belcher; age 17; born and living in Wyoming Co, WV;
daughter of Floyd and Mary.
3. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Center District, taken on 27 Apr 1910, Page 220B, Family # 127.
Listed as Charlotte Simpson, age 19, born in WV, married 3 years, 2 children, 2 living, in household
of husband, Joseph Simpson.
4. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co; WV, Barkers Ridge District; taken on 28 Apr 1930; Page 133B; Image 46
of 56; Family #442/442.
Listed as Charlotte Simpson; age 40; born in WV; married at 18; in household of husband, Joseph
Simpson.
5. Social Security Death Index; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Charlotte Rowe; born on 16 Jun 1890; died in May 1983; living at Princeton, Mercer Co, WV at death;
SS # 232-96-1840; card issued in NC or WV in 1973.


Jack Acord

1. 1920 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Slab Fork District; taken on 27 Jan 1920; Page 263A;
Family #432/465.
Listed as "Too Young" Alfred; age 2 mon; born in WV; in household of father, James L. Acord.
2. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Slab Fork District; taken on 5 Apr 1930; Page 252A;
Family #106/109.
Listed as Jack Acord; age 10; born in WV; in household of father, James L. Acord.
3. Social Security Death Index; LDS Web Site.
Jack Acord; born on 5 Nov 1918; died on 4 Mar 1998; living at Bolt, Raleigh Co, WV at death; card
issued in WV.
4. "The Register Herald", Beckley, WV, Monday, 13 Dec 2004, Newspaper Obit.
"ROCKVIEW -- Thelma B. Acord Cook, 92, formerly of Itmann, passed away Saturday, Dec. 11, 2004, at
a Beckley hospital following a long illness.
"Born Feb. 4, 1912, at Milam, she was the daughter of the late Leonard and Nellie Cook Acord.
"Mrs. Cook was a homemaker and a member of the Primative Baptist Church, Pierpoint.
"In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Roma Cook; three
grandchildren, James Keith Acord, Michael Acord and Kathy Acord; and three brothers, Jack, Bill and
Willis A Acord.
"Those left to cherish his memory are a son, Jimmy D. Acord and his wife, Nancy, of Rockview; a
sister, Violet Harless of Clarksburg; a brother, Vernon Acord of Sylvester, Ga.; a grandson, Jeffery
Acord and his wife, Mylinda, of Jess; two great grandchildren, Andrea Acord and Shanon Acord; a very
special friend, Randy Morgan of Itman; several nieces and nephews; and a host of friends.
"Graveside service will be 1 p.m. today at Palm Memorial Gardens, Matheny. Entombment will follow
in Palm Memorial Gardens, Mausoleum...."