McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV; Families and Individuals

Notes


Robert Rodney "Bob" Stafford

1. Wyoming Co, WV Marriage Registry; Book#______(1959); Page 126.
Robert R. Stafford; age 20; born at Welch, WV; living at Baileysville, WV; single; son of Rodney
and Leola Stafford; married on 22 Aug 1959 at Hatcher, WV; Sylvia Lee Atwell; age 19; born at
Pineville, WV; living at Hatcher, WV; single; daughter of Lawrence and Agusta Atwell.
2. 1940 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Baileysville District; E.D. 55-1; taken on 17 Apr 1940; Page 4A;
Image 7 of 45; Household #38.
Listed as Bobby Stafford; age 10 mons; born in WV; no education; in household of father
Rodney Stafford.
3. "The Register Herald; Beckley, WV; Thursday, 9 Jun 2011; Newspaper Obit.
"BAILEYSVILLE - Robert Rodney “Bob” “Railroad” Stafford Sr., 72, of Baileysville, passed away on Monday, June 6, 2011, from injuries sustained in an automobile accident. "He was born June 2, 1939, in Baileysville, a son of the late Rodney and Margarett Leola Aliff Stafford. "He was a retired coal miner, member of the UMWA and worked many years at U.S. Steel’s No. 50 mine on Pinnacle Creek. "Also preceding him in death was a son, Randy Ray Stafford; a granddaughter, Angelina Maria Stafford; two brother-in-laws, Mel Yerbey and Verlin Atwell. "Survivors include his wife of 51 years Sylvia Atwell Stafford; two daughters Regina Sue Stafford and companion Lendon “Jeff” Cline of Lynco and Rebecca “Becky” Mueller and husband Ted of Oceana; four sons Robert “Robbie” Stafford Jr. and companion Shelly McKinney of Mill Creek, Richard “Ricky” Stafford and companion Tammy Welch of Baileysville, Russell “Rusty” Stafford and companion Dora Walker of Hanover, WV, and Joseph Ray “JR” Stafford of Baileysville; two sisters Evelyn Spires of Cleveland, Ohio and Linda Yerby of Cherokee, Ala.; one brother William “Bill” Stafford and wife Gertie of Cleveland, Ohio; and a host of other loving family and friends. "Funeral services will be held Friday June 10, 2011, at 12:30 p.m. in the Chapel of Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco, with Rev. Tommy Knotts officiating. He will be laid to rest in Stafford Family Cemetery, Baileysville, WV..."


Sylvia Lee Atwell

1.Wyoming Co, WV Marriage Registry; Book#______(1959); Page 126.
Robert R. Stafford; age 20; born at Welch, WV; living at Baileysville, WV; single; son of Rodney and
Leola Stafford; married on 22 Aug 1959 at Hatcher, WV; Sylvia Lee Atwell; age 19; born at Pineville,
WV; living at Hatcher, WV; single; daughter of Lawrence and Agusta Atwell.


Stacy N. Lester

1. "Wyoming County Heritage" WGS, "Frank E. and Josie (Morgan) Lester" Article, page 132,
submitted by Hazel Lester Hurley, Glen Fork, WV.
2. Wyoming Co, WV Marriage Registry; Book#______(1958); Page 251.
Stacy Lester; age 23; born at Baileysville, WV; single; living in Wyoming Co, WV; son of Frank and
Josie Lester; married on 24 Feb 1958 Thedosia Atwell; age 18; born at Bradshaw, WV; single; living
at Fanrock, WV; daughter of Ross and Betty Atwell.
3. US Public Records Index, Vol 1; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Stacy N. Lester; born on 4 Apr 1934; living at 7522 Pine St, Manassas, VA 20111 in 1991.


Thedosia H. Atwell

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Bradshaw; E.D. 24-60; taken 25 Apr 1940;
Page 1212A; Image 61 of 133; Household #481.
Listed as Theodosia Atwell; age 8 mons; born in WV; in household of father, Charley R. Atwell.
2.Wyoming Co, WV Marriage Registry; Book#______(1958); Page 251.
Stacy Lester; age 23; born at Baileysville, WV; single; living in Wyoming Co, WV; son of Frank and
Josie Lester; married on 24 Feb 1958 Thedosia Atwell; age 18; born at Bradshaw, WV; single; living
at Fanrock, WV; daughter of Ross and Betty Atwell.
3. US Public Records Index, Vol 1; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Theodosia H. Lester; born on 9 Sep 1939; living at 7522 Pine St, Manassas, VA 20111 in 1993.
4. Social Security Death Index; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Theodosia Lester; born on 9 Sep 1939; died on 7 Jun 2005; last residence, Stanley, Page Co, VA;
SS #235-64-7674; card issued in WV in 1957-1958.
5. "The Warren Sentinel"; Front Royal, VA; 8 Jul 2005; Newspaper Obit.
"Theodosia A. Lester, 65, of 1952 Honeyville Road, Stanley, died Wednesday, July 6, 2005, at the University of Virginia Medical Center in Charlottesville.
"Mrs. Lester was born Sept. 9, 1939, in Bradshaw, W.Va., and was the daughter of the late Ross Atwell and Betty Sizemore Atwell.
"She was a homemaker.
"On Feb. 23, 1958, she married Stacy Lester; he survives.
"Also surviving are three sons, Roger Stanley Lester of Manassas, Jerry D. Lester of Brandon, Miss., and Tony Curtis Lester of Manassas; two daughters, Sandra Elaine Sours of Stanley and Peggy Jo McCarty of Spotsylvania; a sister, Elizabeth Knopsynor of Elyria, Ohio, and six grandchildren.
"Pastor Joseph "Jodie" Hendricks will conduct the funeral 2 p.m. Saturday at the Bradley Funeral Home in Luray. Burial will be in the Mount Zion Cemetery in Luray..."


Windom Dewey Atwell

1. 1900 Census, Washington Co, VA; Brumley Gap and Worley's Precincts; taken on 6 Jun 1900;
Page 240B; Family #78/86.
Listed as Wyndham D. Atwell; age 6 mons; born in Nov 1899 in VA; in household of father,
Charles F. Atwell.
2. 1910 Census, Russell Co, VA; Johnson Precinct; taken on 20 Apr 1910; Page 123B; Family #50/50.
Listed as Windom Atwell; age 11; born in VA; in household of father, Charles F. Atwell.
3. Pike Co, KY; WW I Draft Registration Card #1979; 12 Sep 1918; LDS Web Site.
Windom Dewey Atwell; age 19; born 6 Nov 1898; living at McCarr, Pike Co, KY; coal miner;
employed by Allburn Coke and Coal Co, McCarr, KY; nearest relative, Lizzie Atwell, McCarr, KY;
medium height and build; brown hair and dark brown hair.
4. McDowell Co, WV Marriage Registry; Book #______(1926); Page 41; WV Archives Web Site.
Windom Atwell, age 28; born in Russell Co, VA; widowed; miner; living at Asco, WV; son of Charlie
and Ida; married on 25 May 1926 at Welch, WV; Lillian Johnson; age 21; born in Wayne Co, WV;
single; daughter of Hannar and James.
5. Mingo Co, WV; Death Certificate #'71 007434; WV Archives Web Site vis the LDS Web Site.
Dewey Atwell; age 71; born in unknown; married; husband of Lillian Trouglie; unemployed disabled
miner; living at Lovely, Martin Co, KY; SS #232-38-2576; son of Charley and Iola (Taylor) Atwell;
died 26 Apr 1971 in the Williamson Memorial Hospital, Williamson, WV; from cardiac failure; post
sigmoidectomy operation due to diverticulitis with absesses; buried 29 Apr 1971 in Johnson
Cemetery, Lovely, KY; informant, Mrs. Dewey Atwell, Lovely, KY.


Lillian Johnson

1. McDowell Co, WV Marriage Registry; Book #______(1926); Page 41; WV Archives Web Site.
Windom Atwell, age 28; born in Russell Co, VA; widowed; miner; living at Asco, WV; son of Charlie
and Ida; married on 25 May 1926 at Welch, WV; Lillian Johnson; age 21; born in Wayne Co, WV;
single; daughter of Hannar and James.


Arnold Grose

1.Wyoming Co, WV Marriage Registry; Book#______(1957); Page 106.
Arnold Gross; age 23; born at Bartley, WV; single; living at Fanrock, WV; son of Jack and Emma
Gross; married on 9 Aug 1957; Elizabeth Atwell; age 18; born at Bradshaw, WV; single; living
at Fanrock, WV; daughter of Ross and Betty Atwell.


Elizabeth Atwell

1.Wyoming Co, WV Marriage Registry; Book#______(1957); Page 106.
Arnold Gross; age 23; born at Bartley, WV; single; living at Fanrock, WV; son of Jack and Emma
Gross; married on 9 Aug 1957; Elizabeth Atwell; age 18; born at Bradshaw, WV; single; living
at Fanrock, WV; daughter of Ross and Betty Atwell.


Otis Ray Bailey

1.Wyoming Co, WV Marriage Registry; Book#______(1957); Page 470.
Ottis Ray Bailey; age 21; born at Lorado, WV; living at Pceama, WV; single; son of Roy and Piney
Bailey; married on 28 Feb 1957 at Matheny, WV; Liola Atwell; age 22; born at Pineville, WV; living at
Oceana; single; daughter of William Laurence and Augusta Atwell.


Leola 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 Leola Atwell; age 7; born in WV; no education; not attending school; lived at
Rockview on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, William L. Atwell.
2. Wyoming Co, WV Marriage Registry; Book#______(1957); Page 470.
Ottis Ray Bailey; age 21; born at Lorado, WV; living at Pceama, WV; single; son of Roy and Piney
Bailey; married on 28 Feb 1957 at Matheny, WV; Liola Atwell; age 22; born at Pineville, WV; living at
Oceana; single; daughter of William Laurence and Augusta Atwell.
3. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Book #__(1964); Page 16; WV Archives Web Site.
James Woodrow Brooks; age 23; born on 21 Feb 1941 at Pineville, WV; living at Pineville, WV; son
of Elva and Zettie (Tolliver) Brooks; married on 17 Oct 1964 in Wyoming Co, WV; Leola Bailey; age 29
born on 30 Nov 1964 (sic, abt 1935) at Pineville, WV; divorced; living at Oceana, WV; daughter of
Lawrence and Augusta (Farley) Atwell.


Roy Bailey

1. 1920 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Oceana District, taken on 23 Jan 1920, Page 238B, Family #247.
Listed as Roy Bailey, age 6, born in WV, in household of father, Curtis J. Bailey.
2. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Oceana District, taken on 7 Apr 1930, Page 190A, Famiy #72.
Listed as Roy Bailey, age 16, born in WV, in household of father, Curtis J. Bailey.
3. Logan Co, WV; Marriage Registry; Book #_____(1935); Page #_____>
Roy Bailey; age 22; born in WV; living at Lorado, WV; single; son of Curtis and Emma (Dickens)
Bailey; married on 25 May 1935 at Pardee; Piney Webb; age 19; born in KY; single; living at
Lorado; daughter of Free and Mary (Boggs) Webb.


Piney Webb

1. Logan Co, WV; Marriage Registry; Book #_____(1935); Page #_____>
Roy Bailey; age 22; born in WV; living at Lorado, WV; single; son of Curtis and Emma (Dickens)
Bailey; married on 25 May 1935 at Pardee; Piney Webb; age 19; born in KY; single; living at
Lorado; daughter of Free and Mary (Boggs) Webb.


Jasper Powell Toler

1. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Oceana Township, Family #266.
Listed as Jasper Toler, age 7; born in WV in Feb 1893; in household of father, Thomas Toler.
2. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Oceana District, Huff Creek Road, taken on 22 Apr 1910,
Page 266B, Family #120.
Listed as Jasper Toler, age 17, born in WV, in household of father, Thomas R. Toler.
3. Wyoming Co, WV Marriage Registry; Book#_____(1915); Page 337; WV Archives Web Site.
Jasper Toler; age 23; born in Wyoming Co, WV; living at Swope; son of Thomas and Mary Toler;
married on 8 Apr 1915 at Curtis Bailey's; Sarah Bailey; age 18; born in Wyoming Co, WV; living at
Swope; daughter of Curtis and Mary Bailey.
4. 1920 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Oceana District; taken on 22 Jan 1920; Page 237B;
Family #227/228.
Listed as Jasper Toler; age 25; born in WV; married; coal mine laborer; head of household.
5. Boone Co, WV; WW II Draft Registration Card #1816; Apr 1942.
Jasper Powell Toler; age 50; born on 16 Feb 1892 at Cyclone, Wyoming Co, WV; living at Bald
Knob, Boone Co, WV; miner for Kopperston Coal Co, Kopperston, Wyoming Co, WV
6. Social Security Death Index; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Jasper Toler; born on 16 Feb 1893; died in Jan 1975; living at Bald Knob, Boone Co, WV at death.


Sarah Bailey

1. 1900 Census, Logan Co, WV, Triadephia District, taken on 13 Jun 1900, Page 69A, Family #140.
Listed as Sarah Bailey, age 2, born in WV in Dec 1897, in household of father, Curtis J. Bailey.
2. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Oceana District, taken on 21 Apr 1910, Page 265A, Family #94.
Listed as Sarah Bailey, age 12, born in WV, in household of father, Curtis J. Bailey.
3. Wyoming Co, WV Marriage Registry; Book#_____(1915); Page 337; WV Archives Web Site.
Jasper Toler; age 23; born in Wyoming Co, WV; living at Swope; son of Thomas and Mary Toler;
married on 8 Apr 1915 at Curtis Bailey's; Sarah Bailey; age 18; born in Wyoming Co, WV; living at
Swope; daughter of Curtis and Mary Bailey.
4. 1920 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Oceana District; taken on 22 Jan 1920; Page 237B;
Family #227/228.
Listed as Sarah Toler; age 20; born in WV; married; in household of husband, Jasper Toler.


Fanny Toler

1. 1920 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Oceana District; taken on 22 Jan 1920; Page 237B;
Family #227/228.
Listed as Fanny Toler; age 4 yrs, 6 mons; born in WV; in household of father, Jasper Toler.


Rosie Toler

1. 1920 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Oceana District; taken on 22 Jan 1920; Page 237B;
Family #227/228.
Listed as RosieToler; age 2 yrs, 3 mons; born in WV; in household of father, Jasper Toler.


Agnes Belle Toler

1. "The Register Herald"; Beckley, WV; Wednesday 10 Sep 2008; Newspaper Obit.
"BALD KNOB — Agnes Bell Toler Harvey, 86, went home to be with the Lord on Monday, Sept. 8, 2008.

"Agnes was born Nov. 22, 1921, and was the daughter of the late Rev. Jasper and Sarah Toler.

"She was a member of the Bright Prospect Missionary Baptist Church in Cyclone. She was a member of the Bald Knob Methodist Choir for several years and was known for singing her favorite song, “What A Day That Will Be” in many different churches. She was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star in Madison, Chapter No. 121.

"She was a loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and great-great-grandmother. She was married to Marvin Clyde Harvey for 70 years.

"He preceded her in death on Sept. 30, 2007. She loved her God, church and her many friends. She was a saint of God and loved her children and was loved by everyone. She lived for the day when she could be with her loving husband again.She is survived by three sons, Dockie and wife, Dottie, of Cyclone, Odie and wife, Greta, of Fairdale, Tom and wife, Jenny, of Bald Knob; two daughters, Judy (Harvey) Miller and Kathy (Harvey) Johner and husband, Gail, of Bald Knob; five sisters, Eunice Harvey and Lucy Harvey of Bald Knob, Dorothy Dempsey of Six Mile, Mabel Tungett of Fair Hope, Ala., and Rushie Coleman of Whitmire, S.C.; 14 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren and two great-great-granddaughters.

"Service will be 1 p.m. Thursday at Bald Knob United Methodist Church with Pastors Jackie Lusk, Ralph Whitten and Jay Blankenship officiating. Burial will follow in the Harvey-Toler Cemetery, Farley Fork, Bald Knob..."


Fred Gunnoe

1. 1910 Census, Raleigh Co, WV; Marsh Fork District; taken on 27 Apr 1910; Page 27B; Family #49/.49.
Listed as Fred Gunnoe; age 6; born in WV; in household of father, Jasper F. Gunnoe.
2. Wyoming Co, WV Marriage Registry; Book#_____(1923); Page 333; WV Archives Web Site.
Fred Gunnoe; age 19; born in Raleigh Co, WV; living at Munition; married on 6 Jan 1923 at Curtis
Bailey's; Pearl Bailey; age 16; born in Wyoming Co, WV; living at Cyclone, WV; informant, J.F. Gunnoe.
3. 1930 Census, Raleigh Co, WV; Marsh Fork District; taken on 30 Apr 1930; Page 212B;
Family #356/358.
Listed as Fred Gunnoe; age 26; born in WV; married at 19; laborer in coal mine; head of household.
4. Social Security Death Index; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Fred Gunnoe; born on 20 Mar 1904; died in Jun 1973; living at Naoma, Raleigh Co, WV at death.


Elsie Pearl Bailey

1. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Oceana District, taken on 21 Apr 1910, Page 265A, Family #94.
Listed as Elsie Bailey, age 5, born in WV, in household of father, Curtis J. Bailey.
2. 1920 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Oceana District, taken on 23 Jan 1920, Page 238B, Family #247.
Listed as Pearl Bailey, age 14, born in WV, in household of father, Curtis J. Bailey.
3. Wyoming Co, WV Marriage Registry; Book#_____(1923); Page 333; WV Archives Web Site.
Fred Gunnoe; age 19; born in Raleigh Co, WV; living at Munition; married on 6 Jan 1923 at Curtis
Bailey's; Pearl Bailey; age 16; born in Wyoming Co, WV; living at Cyclone, WV; informant, J.F. Gunnoe.
4. 1930 Census, Raleigh Co, WV; Marsh Fork District; taken on 30 Apr 1930; Page 212B;
Family #356/358.
Listed as Pearl Gunnoe; age 23; born in WV; married at 16; in household of husband, Fred Gunnoe.
5. Wyoming Co, WV Death Certificate #13959; WV Archives Web Site.
Pearl Gunnoe; age 32 yrs, 3 mons, 11 days; born on 21 May 1905 in WV; married; wife of Fred
Gunnoe; living at Bald Knob, Boone Co, WV; daughter of Curtis and Lue (Dickens) Bailey; died on
2 Sep 1937 in Wylie Hospital, Mullens, Wyoming Co, WV from septicaaema, cause unknown; buried
on 4 Sep 1937 at Bald Knob; informant, Fred Gunnoe, Bald Knob.


Arilin Gunnoe

1. 1930 Census, Raleigh Co, WV; Marsh Fork District; taken on 30 Apr 1930; Page 212B;
Family #356/358.
Listed as Arilin (sp?) Gunnoe; age 6; born in WV; in household of father, Fred Gunnoe.


Clarence H. Gunnoe

1. 1930 Census, Raleigh Co, WV; Marsh Fork District; taken on 30 Apr 1930; Page 212B;
Family #356/358.
Listed as Clarence H. Gunnoe; age 4; born in WV; in household of father, Fred Gunnoe.


Kenner L. Gunnoe

1. 1930 Census, Raleigh Co, WV; Marsh Fork District; taken on 30 Apr 1930; Page 212B;
Family #356/358.
Listed as Kenner L. Gunnoe; age 3; born in WV; in household of father, Fred Gunnoe.


Cleleth F. Gunnoe

1. 1930 Census, Raleigh Co, WV; Marsh Fork District; taken on 30 Apr 1930; Page 212B;
Family #356/358.
Listed as Cleleth F. Gunnoe; age 10 mons; born in WV; in household of father, Fred Gunnoe.