McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families and Individuals

Notes


Miles Herbert Atwell

1. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Big Creek District, Peeryville Precinct, taken on 22 Apr 1910,
Page 163B, Family #74.
Listed as Miles H. Atwell, age 5, born in WV, in household of father, John Atwell.
2. 1920 Census, McDowell, WV; Big Creek District; English; taken on 9 Jan 1920; Page 5B; Family #86.
Listed as Herbert Atwell; age 13; born in WV; in household of father, John Atwell.
3. McDowell Co, WV Marriage Register; Book #____(1941); Page 486; WV Archives Web Site.
Herbert Atwell; age 34; born in VA; single; living at Avondale, WV; marriage license issued on 20 Dec
1941; no record of minister's return; Rosetta Blair; age 19; born in VA; living Avondale, WV; widow.


Rosetta Blair

1. 1930 Census, Buchanan Co, VA; Rock Lick District; taken on 16 Apr 1930; Page 163B; 89/89.
Listed as Rosetta Blair; age 8; born in VA; in household of grandparents, George W. and Sylvia Blair.
2. McDowell Co, WV Marriage Register; Book #____(1941); Page 486; WV Archives Web Site.
Herbert Atwell; age 34; born in VA; single; living at Avondale, WV; marriage license issued on 20
Dec 1941; no record of minister's return; Rosetta Blair; age 19; born in VA; living Avondale, WV;
widow.
3. Fanning Funeral Home; Iaeger, WV: Posted Obit.
"Rosetta Atwell Shelton, 93, of Yukon, WV, passed away early Monday, May 11, 2015, at her residence following a long illness.

"Rosetta was born April 6, 1922 in Grundy, VA, a daughter of the late John Henry and Elizabeth Catherine Stiltner Blair. She was a homemaker and a member of the Lex Community Church, Lex, WV. She enjoyed sewing, quilting, and gardening. She also loved people and enjoyed socializing.

"In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her first husband Miles Herbert Atwell; her second husband, Reverend Woodrow Shelton; three sons, two which were infants and Richard Miles Atwell; one granddaughter, Rosie Marie Payne and an infant granddaughter, Elizabeth Katheryn Atwell; three sisters, three brothers, three daughters-in-law, Nina, Janice, and Connie Atwell.

"Survivors include four daughters, Eunice Faye Edgell of Beartown, WV, Sylvia Jane Deskins of Lex, WV, Loretta Payne and husband Odell of Coeburn, VA, Emily Kathryn Fultz of Statesville, NC; five sons, Reverend Dillard Ray Atwell and wife Barbara Sue of Lex, WV, Charles Elliott Atwell of Lex, WV, David Lee Atwell of Statesville, NC, John Henry Atwell and wife Geneva of Union, WV, and Joseph Blair Atwell and wife Brenda of Harmony, NC; one brother, Willard Blair and wife Carleen of Baltimore, MD; a sister, Mary Magalene Muncy of Peterstown, WV; 35 grandchildren, 76 great grandchildren, 53 great great grandchilden; and a special great grandson, Joshua Jerimiah "J.J." Deskins of Yukon, WV.

"Funeral services will be conducted Friday, May 15, 2015, at 12 noon with Reverend Hubert Sweeney and Reverend Dillard Atwell, officiating at the Community Church of the Living God at Three Forks near Jolo, WV. Burial will follow in Woodlawn Memorial Park in Bluewell, WV...."


George Thomas Mitchell

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1957); Page 423; WV Archives Web Site.
George Thomas Mitchell; age 74; born at Gary, WV; widowed; living at Roderfield, WV;
married on 1 Jun 1957 at Roderfield, WV; Nancy Jane Christian; age 55; born at Welch, WV;
divorced; living at Roderfield, WV.


Nancy Jane Jones

1. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Browns Creek District, taken on 7 Jun 1900; Page 90A, Family# 54/ 58.
Listed as Nancy J. Jones; age 6 mos; born in WV in Nov 1899 in household of father, Paris Jones.
2. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; taken on 6 May 1910; Page 92A; Image
26 of 31; Family #230/232.
Listed as Nancy J. Jones; age 8; born in WV; in household of father, Paris Jones.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1921); Page 45; WV Archives Web Site.
Sam Christian; age 22; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; miner; living at Avondale,
WV; son of Jim and Minerva; married on 14 Apr 1921 at Avondale, WV; Jane Janes;
age 22; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; daughter of Paris and Kate.
4. 1930 Census, Mingo Co, WV; Lee District; Sprigg; taken on 14 Apr 1930; Page 19B; Image
37 of 45; Family #354/377.
Listed as Jane Christian; age 29; born in WV; married at 21; in household of husband, Samuel Christian.
5. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1957); Page 423; WV Archives Web Site.
George Thomas Mitchell; age 74; born at Gary, WV; widowed; living at Roderfield, WV;
married on 1 Jun 1957 at Roderfield, WV; Nancy Jane Christian; age 55; born at Welch, WV;
divorced; living at Roderfield, WV.
6. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #'68 002449; WV Archives Web Site.
Jane Mitchell; age 69; born 27 Oct 1898 in WV; widow; housewife; living at Davy, WV; daughter of Paris and
Katie (Coleman) Jones; died 25 Feb 1968 in Grace Hospital, Welch, WV; due to carcinomotous abdomen
and liver with endemroid ca cervix; buried 28 Feb 1968 in Iaeger Memorial, Roderfield, WV.
7. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by;
B. Walls; 9 Mar 2014.
Jane Christian Mitchell; born 27 Oct 1898; died 25 Feb 1968; buried here; double headstone photo shown
with son, Scotty Christian; "A TENDER MOTHER AND A FAITHFUL BROTHER".


Richard Miles Atwell Sr

1. :The Register Herald"; Beckley, WV; Wednesday 22 Feb 2006; Newspaper Obit.
"RUPERT — Richard Miles Atwell Sr., 65, of Anjean Road, passed away early Monday morning, Feb. 20, 2006, at Hubbard Hospice House in Charleston following a short illness. "Born June 6, 1940, at War, he was a son of the late Herbert Miles Atwell and Rosetta Blair Atwell Shelton of Yukon. "Mr. Atwell was a member of Greenbrier Avenue Church of God in Rainelle and worked in construction as a dry wall finisher. "Survivors include his wife, Sarah Jane Queen Atwell; his mother, Rosetta Blair Shelton of Yukon; three daughters, Barbara Payne of Bradshaw, Rosia Payne of Raysal and Lori Huffner of Mount Holly, N.C.; a stepdaughter, Mary Boggs of Rupert; three sons, James Atwell of Bradshaw, Daniel Atwell of Bradshaw and Richard Atwell Jr. of Bradshaw; a stepson, Gary Ratliff of Clintonville; four sisters, Eunice Edgell of Bradshaw, Sylvia Jane Deskins of Bradshaw, Loretta Payne of Coeburn, Va., and Katherine Flutz of Statesville, N.C.; five brothers, Dillard Ray Atwell of Bradshaw, Charles Miles Atwell of Bradshaw, John Henry Atwell of Union, David Lee Atwell of Statesville and Joseph Blair Atwell of Iaeger; 21 grandchildren; four stepgrandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. "Service will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Greenbrier Avenue Church of God, Rainelle, with Bishop Michael Davis and the Rev. Michael Simms officiating. Burial will follow at Wallace Memorial Cemetery, Clintonville..."


Sarah Jane Queen

1. US Public Records Index, Vol 2; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Sarah J. Atwell; born on 28 Mar 1948; living at PO Box 192, Rupert, WV 25984.


Daniel Atwell

1. US Public Records Index, Vol 1; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Daniel Atwell; born on 15 Jan 1968; living at PO Box 486, Bradshaw, WV 24817 in 1995.


Richard Miles Atwell Jr

1. US Public Records Index, Vol 1; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Richard Atwell; born on 13 Sep 1970; living at RR 81, POB 418, Bradshaw, WV 24817 in 1995.


Ernest Atwell

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Davy; taken on 17 Apr 1930; Page 229A;
Family #34/35.
Listed as Ernest Atwell; age 1 mon; born in WV; in household of father, Ross Atwell.
2.Wyoming Co, WV Marriage Registry; Book#______(1951); Page 89.
Earnest Atwell; age 20; born at Davy, WV; living at Fanrock, WV; single; son of Ross and Bernetta
Atwell; married on 6 Jan 1951 at Baileysville, WV; Wilma Jean Short; age 16; born and living at
Fanrock, WV; single; daughter of Herbert and Delcie Short.
3. Raleigh Co, Death Registry; Vol #__(1964); Page 2; Line 22; WV Archives Web Site.
Earnest Atwell; age 34; died on 19 Sep 1964 at Beckley, WV from silicotuberculosis.
4. Social Security Death Index; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Earnest Atwell; born on 20 Mar 1930; died in Sep 1964; last residence, WV; SS #233-40-5922;
card issued in WV before 1951.


Wilma Jean Short

1.Wyoming Co, WV Marriage Registry; Book#______(1951); Page 89.
Earnest Atwell; age 20; born at Davy, WV; living at Fanrock, WV; single; son of Ross and Bernetta
Atwell; married on 6 Jan 1951 at Baileysville, WV; Wilma Jean Short; age 16; born and living at
Fanrock, WV; single; daughter of Herbert and Delcie Short.
2.Wyoming Co, WV Marriage Registry; Book#______(1964); Page 178.
Robert Lee Adams; age 25; born in MD; living at Fanrock, WV; no previous marriage; son of Dempsey
Lee and Thelma Faye (McMillion) Adams; married on 3 Jun 1964 at Baileysville, Wyoming Co, WV;
Wilma Jean Atwell; age 32; born on 23 Dec 1934 at Fanrock, WV; previous marriage, husband died;
living at Fanrock, WV; daughter of Herbert and Elsie (Trent) Short.


Herbert Short

1. 1920 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Clear Fork District, taken onn 10/12 Jan 1920, Page 207A, Family #60.
Listed as Herbert Short, age 7, born in WV, in household of father, Edward Short.
2. Wyoming Co, WV Marriage Registry; Book#______(1935); Page 488.
Herbert Short; age 22; born in Wyoming Co, WV; living at Fanrock, WV; son of Ed and Belle Short;
married on 18 Feb 1935 at Elmer Short's, Baileysville, WV; Delsie Trent; age 19; living at Fanrock,
WV; daughter of Mary Short.


Delsie Trent

1. 1920 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Baileysville District; taken on 10 Jan 1920; Page 138B;
Family #64/67.
Listed as Dulsie Trent; age 4 yrs, 6 mons; born in WV; in household of father, Charles Trent.
2. Wyoming Co, WV Marriage Registry; Book#______(1935); Page 488.
Herbert Short; age 22; born in Wyoming Co, WV; living at Fanrock, WV; son of Ed and Belle Short;
married on 18 Feb 1935 at Elmer Short's, Baileysville, WV; Delsie Trent; age 19; living at Fanrock,
WV; daughter of Mary Short.


Verlin Harless Atwell

1. 1940 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Center District; Pineville; E.D. 55-5; taken on 6 Apr 1940; Page 106B;
Image 16 of 22; Household #159.
Listed as Verlian Atwell; age 3; born in WV; no education; not attending school; in household of father,
William L. Atwell.
2. Wyoming Co, WV Marriage Registry; Book#______(1966); Page 39.
Verlin Harless Atwell; age 29; born on 27 May 1937 at Pineville, WV; living at Hatcher, WV; son of
William Lawrence and Augusta (Farley) Atwell; married on 1 Nov 1966 in Wyoming Co, WV; Rosetta
Marie Wray; age 16; born on 13 Dec 1949 at Fairdale, WV; living at Hatcher, WV; daughter of
Beatrice Wray.


Rosetta Marie Wray

1. Wyoming Co, WV Marriage Registry; Book#______(1966); Page 39.
Verlin Harless Atwell; age 29; born on 27 May 1937 at Pineville, WV; living at Hatcher, WV; son of
William Lawrence and Augusta (Farley) Atwell; married on 1 Nov 1966 in Wyoming Co, WV; Rosetta
Marie Wray; age 16; born on 13 Dec 1949 at Fairdale, WV; living at Hatcher, WV; daughter of
Beatrice Wray.
2. Stafford Funeral Home; Lynco, WV; Posted Obit.
"Rosetta Marie "Rose" Atwell, 68, of Oceana, WV received her ultimate healing and resting in the arms of
Jesus on Thursday September 6, 2018 at Pikeville Medical Center, Pikeville, KY. She was born on December
13, 1949 in Beckley, WV a daughter of the late Virgil Walker and Beatrice Wray. Rose was of the Apostolic
Faith. She enjoyed feeding and watching her birds, spending time with her family, talking with her sister
Coetta and going to Pigeon Forge, TN. In addition to her parents she is preceded in death by her husband
Verlin Harless Atwell; a brother Clayton Wray; special nephew Randy Stafford; son-in-law Richard
Buckland; and Daisey Mae Wray and Harry Belcher who lovingly raised her. Survivors include four
daughters Vanessa Buckland of Beckley, Lora Atwell of Pineville, Cynthia Atwell and Amanda Atwell both
of Oceana; a son William Atwell of Oceana; three sisters Coetta Atwell of Oceana, Jackie Craddock and
Volita Vanber both of MD; two brothers Hershel Wray of IN and Henry Conner of MD; four grandchildren
Richard Buckland, Ashley Parton, Adrian Adkins and Gracelynn Rose Atwell; a great grandchild Aiden
Adkins; and a host of nieces, nephews and loving family and friends. Funeral services will be held at 12:30
PM on Tuesday September 11th in the Chapel of Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV with Sister Tina
Pelphrey officiating. She will be laid to rest in Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens, Beckley, WV. Friends may
gather with the family from 10:30 AM until time of services on Tuesday September 11th at the funeral
home. The family is being served by the Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV."


Justin Wayne Atwell

1. Wyoming Co, WV Marriage Registry; Book#______(1967); Page 39.
Justin Wayne Atwell; age 23; born on 22 Apr 1944 at Pineville, WV; living at Hatcher, WV; son of
Lawrence and Gusta (Farley) Atwell; married on 22 May 1967 at Pineville Wyoming Co, WV; Coetta
Lynn Wray; age 18; born on 2 May 1949 at Mullens, Wyoming Co, WV; living at Hatcher, WV; daughter
of Beatrice Wray.


Coetta Lynn Wray

1. Wyoming Co, WV Marriage Registry; Book#______(1967); Page 39.
Justin Wayne Atwell; age 23; born on 22 Apr 1944 at Pineville, WV; living at Hatcher, WV; son of
Lawrence and Gusta (Farley) Atwell; married on 22 May 1967 at Pineville Wyoming Co, WV; Coetta
Lynn Wray; age 18; born on 2 May 1949 at Mullens, Wyoming Co, WV; living at Hatcher, WV; daughter
of Beatrice Wray.


Robert Lee Adams

1.Wyoming Co, WV Marriage Registry; Book#______(1964); Page 178.
Robert Lee Adams; age 25; born in MD; living at Fanrock, WV; no previous marriage; son of Dempsey
Lee and Thelma Faye (McMillion) Adams; married on 3 Jun 1964 at Baileysville, Wyoming Co, WV;
Wilma Jean Atwell; age 32; born on 23 Dec 1934 at Fanrock, WV; previous marriage, husband died;
living at Fanrock, WV; daughter of Herbert and Elsie (Trent) Short.
2. Stafford Funeral Home; Lynco, WV; Posted Obit.
"Robert Lee Adams, 74, of Fanrock, WV passed away. He was born on March 3, 1942 in Aberdeen, MD a son
of the late Dempsey Adams and Thelma Faye McMillion Adams Epperhart. In addition to his parents he is
preceded in death by his wife of 46 years Wilma Jean Short Adams; step-father Edward Clayton Epperhart;
two step sons Kenneth and Ernest Atwell; two brothers Johnny and William Epperhart; a sister Shirley Ann
Epperhart; and a grandson Joey Rose. Survivors include two step daughters Linda (Bo) Rasnake of Fanrock
and Barbara Wyrick of Princeton; six sisters Norma Jean Jackson of Lynnville, TN, Elizabeth (Ray) Neely of
Gahanna, OH, Carol Short of Davy, Betty (Paul) Holleman of Indian Creek, Linda (Tommy) Vance of Hinton
and Brenda Epperhart of Princeton; five brothers Edward Epperhart, David (Linda) Epperhart, Timothy
Epperhart, and James Epperhart all of Fanrock and Larry (Teresa) Epperhart of Kopperston; numerous
grandchildren, great grandchildren and great great grandchildren; and a host of other loving family and
friends. Memorial service will be held at 8PM on Thursday, May 26th in the Chapel of Stafford Family
Funeral Home, Lynco, WV with Rev. Scotty Cline officiating. In keeping with his wishes he will be cremated
and his ashes will be laid to rest in Brewster Cemetery, Indian Creek. ..."


Wilma Jean Short

1.Wyoming Co, WV Marriage Registry; Book#______(1951); Page 89.
Earnest Atwell; age 20; born at Davy, WV; living at Fanrock, WV; single; son of Ross and Bernetta
Atwell; married on 6 Jan 1951 at Baileysville, WV; Wilma Jean Short; age 16; born and living at
Fanrock, WV; single; daughter of Herbert and Delcie Short.
2.Wyoming Co, WV Marriage Registry; Book#______(1964); Page 178.
Robert Lee Adams; age 25; born in MD; living at Fanrock, WV; no previous marriage; son of Dempsey
Lee and Thelma Faye (McMillion) Adams; married on 3 Jun 1964 at Baileysville, Wyoming Co, WV;
Wilma Jean Atwell; age 32; born on 23 Dec 1934 at Fanrock, WV; previous marriage, husband died;
living at Fanrock, WV; daughter of Herbert and Elsie (Trent) Short.