McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families and Individuals

Notes


John Leonard

1. 1850 Census, Wythe Co, VA; taken on 27 Sep 1850; Page 329A; Family #1474/1474.
Listed as John Leonard; age 46; born in VA; farmer; head of household.


Polly

1. 1850 Census, Wythe Co, VA; taken on 27 Sep 1850; Page 329A; Family #1474/1474.
Listed as Polly Leonard; age 45; born in VA; in household of husband, John Leonard.


Rhoda Leonard

1. 1850 Census, Wythe Co, VA; taken on 27 Sep 1850; Page 329A; Family #1474/1474.
Listed as Rhoda Leonard; age 16; born in VA; in household of father, John Leonard.


Eli Leonard

1. 1850 Census, Wythe Co, VA; taken on 27 Sep 1850; Page 329A; Family #1474/1474.
Listed as Eli Leonard; age 14; born in VA; in household of father, John Leonard.


Franklin Leonard

1. 1850 Census, Wythe Co, VA; taken on 27 Sep 1850; Page 329A; Family #1474/1474.
Listed as Franklin Leonard; age 12; born in VA; in household of father, John Leonard.


Nancy Leonard

1. 1850 Census, Wythe Co, VA; taken on 27 Sep 1850; Page 329A; Family #1474/1474.
Listed as Nancy Leonard; age 10; born in VA; in household of father, John Leonard.


Barbara Leonard

1. 1850 Census, Wythe Co, VA; taken on 27 Sep 1850; Page 329A; Family #1474/1474.
Listed as Barbary Leonard; age 8; born in VA; in household of father, John Leonard.


Ruth Leonard

1. 1850 Census, Wythe Co, VA; taken on 27 Sep 1850; Page 329A; Family #1474/1474.
Listed as Ruth Leonard; age 6; born in VA; in household of father, John Leonard.


Ephram Leonard

1. 1850 Census, Wythe Co, VA; taken on 27 Sep 1850; Page 329A; Family #1474/1474.
Listed as Ephram Leonard; age 4; born in VA; in household of father, John Leonard.


Byrd Williams

1. McDowell Co, WV Marriage Register; Book #____(1919); Page 371; WV Archives Web Site.
Bird Williams; age 19; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; miner; living at Yukon, WV; son of James and
Delia; married on 6 Jan 1919 at Avondale, WV; Margaret Crigger; age 21; born and living in McDowell
Co, WV; single; daughter of Mike and Delia.
2. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; Susanna; taken on 25 Jan 1920; Page 37B;
Family #301/310.
Listed as Bird Williams, age 19; born in WV; married; coal miner; head of household.


Margaret E. Crigger

1. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV, taken 5 Jun 1900, Big Creek Township, page 75A, Family #42.
Listed as Margarett E. Criger, age 1, born in Aug 1898, in WV, in household of father, Michael Criger.
2. McDowell Co, WV Marriage Register; Book #____(1919); Page 371; WV Archives Web Site.
Bird Williams; age 19; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; miner; living at Yukon, WV; son of James and
Delia; married on 6 Jan 1919 at Avondale, WV; Margaret Crigger; age 21; born and living in McDowell
Co, WV; single; daughter of Mike and Delia.
3. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; Susanna; taken on 25 Jan 1920; Page 37B;
Family #301/310.
Listed as Margaret Williams, age 22; born in WV; married; in household of husband, Bird Williams.
4. McDowell Co, WV Death Registry; Book #____ (1925); Page 20; Line 17; WV Archives Web Site.
Margaret Crigger; age 28; born in WV; married; daughter of Mike and Mary (______) Crigger; died
on 6 Oct 1925 in Big Sabdy District, McDowell Co, WVfrom unknown cause.


Rosa Williams

1. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; Susanna; taken on 25 Jan 1920; Page 37B;
Family #301/310.
Listed as Rosa Williams, age 2 mons; born in WV; in household of father, Bird Williams.
2. 1930 Census, McDpwell Co, WV; Sandy River District; taken on 12 Apr 1930; Page 256B;
Family #269/273.
Listed as Rosa Williams, age 10; born in WV; in household of grandfather, Michael Crigger.


Homer Williams

1. 1930 Census, McDpwell Co, WV; Sandy River District; taken on 12 Apr 1930; Page 256B;
Family #269/273.
Listed as Homer Williams, age 9; born in WV; in household of grandfather, Michael Crigger.


Bernard Williams

1. 1930 Census, McDpwell Co, WV; Sandy River District; taken on 12 Apr 1930; Page 256B;
Family #269/273.
Listed as Bernard Williams, age 5; born in WV; in household of grandfather, Michael Crigger.


George Washington Crigger

1. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV, taken 5 Jun 1900, Big Creek Township, page 75A, Family #42.
Listed as George W. Criger, age 8, born in Sep 1891, in WV, in household of father, Michael Criger.
2. McDowell Co, WV; WW I Draft Registrtation Card #2017; 5 Jun 1917.
George W. Crigger; age 36; born on 13 Sep 1890 at War, WV; single; farmer; living at Avondale, WV;
dependent father and mother; medium height and build; blue eyes and light brown hair.
3. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; Susanna; taken on 25 Jan 1920; Page 37B;
Family #301/310.
Listed as George Crigger, age 27; born in WV; single; coal miner; in household of brother-in-law,
Bird Williams.
4. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Registry Book ____(1922); Page 239; WV Archives Web Site.
George W. Crigger; age 31; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; miner; living at Avondale, WV; son
of Mike and _______; married on 24 Dec 1922 at Avondale, WV; Bettie Sprinkle; age 21; born
in Alleghaney Co, NC; single; living in McDowell Co, WV; parents not listed.
5. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Dry Fork Road; taken on 14 Apr 1930;
Page 257B; Family #289/293.
Listed as George Crigger; age 39; born in WV; married at 31; coal miner; head of household.
6. McDowell Co, WV; WW II Draft Registration Card #U6; Apr 1942.
George Washington Crigger; age 51; born on 13 Sep 1890 in McDowell Co, WV; living at Avondale,
McDowell Co, WV; unemployed; person who will always know address, Mrs. Beny Crigger, wife,
Avondale.
7. Social Security Death Index; Ancestry.com Web Site.
George Crigger; born on 13 Sep 1890; died in Sep 1967; living at Glade Valley, Alleghany Co, NC at
death.


Betty Sprinkle

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Registry Book ____(1922); Page 239; WV Archives Web Site.
George W. Crigger; age 31; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; miner; living at Avondale, WV; son
of Mike and _______; married on 24 Dec 1922 at Avondale, WV; Bettie Sprinkle; age 21; born
in Alleghaney Co, NC; single; living in McDowell Co, WV; parents not listed.
2. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Dry Fork Road; taken on 14 Apr 1930;
Page 257B; Family #289/293.
Listed as Betty Crigger; age 27; born in WV; married at 19; in household of husband, George W.
Criger.


John Crigger

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Dry Fork Road; taken on 14 Apr 1930;
Page 257B; Family #289/293.
Listed as John Crigger; age 9; born in WV; in household of father, George W. Crigger.


Anthony Timothy Clark

1. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; Yukon; taken on 3 May 1910; Page 177A;
Family #23/23.
Listed as Anthony T. Clark; age 28; born in NC; married once for 3 yrs; coal miner; head of household.
2. McDowell Co, WV Marriage Register; Book #____(1906); Page 8; WV Archives Web Site.
A.T. Clark; age 24; born in Wilkes Co, NC; single; railroad worker; living at Peeryville, WV; son of
John and Lucy; married on 31 May 1906 at Barrenshe, WV; Barbara Crigger; age 22; born and living
in McDowell Co, WV; single; daughter of Dave and Hannah.
3. McDowell Co, WV; WW I Draft Registration card #2015; Welch, WV Draft Board; 12 Sep 1918.
Anthony Timothy Clark; age 35; born on 17 Oct 1883; living at Yukon, McDowell Co, WV; miner for
Dry Fork Collery Co; nearest relative, Barbara Ellen Clark, wife, Yukon; tall with gray eyes and dark hair.
4. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; Susanna; taken on 25 Jan 1920; Page 37A;
Family #296/305.
Listed as Anthony Clark; age 37; born in NC; married; coal miner; head of household.
5. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; Caretta; taken on 15 Apr 1930; Page 51A;
Family #198/200.
Listed as Anthony Clark; age 45; born in NC; married at 26; coal loader; head of household.


Barbara Ellen Crigger

1. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; taken on 1 Jun 1900; Page 73B; Family #20/20.
Listed as Barbary Criger, age 7, born in Mar 1893, in VA, in household of father, David Criger.
2. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; Yukon; taken on 3 May 1910; Page 177A;
Family #23/23.
Listed as Barbara Clark; age 19; born in VA; married once for 3 yrs; 2 children, both living;
in household of husband, Anthony T. Clark.
3. McDowell Co, WV Marriage Register; Book #____(1906); Page 8; WV Archives Web Site.
A.T. Clark; age 24; born in Wilkes Co, NC; single; railroad worker; living at Peeryville, WV; son of
John and Lucy; married on 31 May 1906 at Barrenshe, WV; Barbara Crigger; age 22; born and living
in McDowell Co, WV; single; daughter of Dave and Hannah.
4. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; Susanna; taken on 25 Jan 1920; Page 37A;
Family #296/305.
Listed as Barbara Clark; age 27; born in NC (sic, VA); married; in household of husband, Anthony T.
Clark.
5. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; Caretta; taken on 15 Apr 1930; Page 51A;
Family #198/200.
Listed as Barbary Clark; age 36; born in WV; married at 21; in household of husband, Anthony T.
Clark.


Bessie M. Clark

1. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; Yukon; taken on 3 May 1910; Page 177A;
Family #23/23.
Listed as Bessie M. Clark; age 5 mons; born in WV; in household of father, Anthony T. Clark.


Pearl Clark

1. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; Susanna; taken on 25 Jan 1920; Page 37A;
Family #296/305.
Listed as Pearl Clark; age 6; born in NC (sic, WV); in household of father, Anthony T. Clark.
2. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; Caretta; taken on 15 Apr 1930; Page 51A;
Family #198/200.
Listed as Pearl Clark; age 16; born in WV; in household of father, Anthony T. Clark.


George Everett Beavers

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; Susannah; taken on 15 Apr 1930; Page 98B;
Family #200/202.
Listed as Everett beavers; age 5; born in WV; in household of father, George Beavers.
2. McDowell Co, WV Marriage Register; Book #____(1946); Page 314; WV Archives Web Site.
Everett Beavers; age 22; born at Excelsior, WV; single; living at Yukon, WV; married on 25 Aug 1946
at Yukon, McDowell Co, WV; Louise Coleman; age 19; born at Bradshaw, WV; single; living at Yukon,
WV; by consent of Mary Coleman, mother of Louise Coleman.
3. Social Security Death Index; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Everett Beavers; born on 28 Mar 1924; died on 19 Dec 1988; living at Pelion, Lexington Co, SC at
death.


Louise Coleman

1. McDowell Co, WV Marriage Register; Book #____(1946); Page 314; WV Archives Web Site.
Everett Beavers; age 22; born at Excelsior, WV; single; living at Yukon, WV; married on 25 Aug 1946
at Yukon, McDowell Co, WV; Louise Coleman; age 19; born at Bradshaw, WV; single; living at Yukon,
WV; by consent of Mary Coleman, mother of Louise Coleman.


Jeremiah M. "Jerry" Whitaker

1. 1880 Census, Tazewell Co, VA; Maiden Spring District; taken on 1 Jun 1880; Page 276D;
Family #32/32.
Listed as Jeremiah Whitaker; age 10; born in VA; in household of father, John Whitaker.
2. "Marriage Records of McDowell Co, WV", page 39.
Marriage Record, Book 1, 1865-1896, page 124.
Jerry Whitaker, age 22, born in VA, son of John and (______) Whitaker,
married on 25 Nov 1891 Lucena Harman, age 22, born in VA, daughter of Henry and Susan Harman.
3. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; taken on 4 Jun 1900; Page 74A; Family #25/25.
Listed as Jerry Whitaker; age 28; born in Nov 1871 in VA; married 8 yrs; farmer; head of household.


Rebecca Louise Harman

1. "Heritage of McDowell Co, WV...", John Estel Harman article, page 163.
Rebecca Louise Harman was born in 1868, married (______) Whittaker. They lived in War, WV.
2. 1870 Census, McDowell Co, WV, page 13
Big Creek Township, Tug River P.O. Family #86.
Listed as Rebecca L. Harman, age 2, in household of father, Henry M. Harman.
3. "Marriage Records of McDowell Co, WV", page 39.
Marriage Record, Book 1, 1865-1896, page 124.
Jerry Whitaker, age 22, born in VA, son of John and (______) Whitaker,
married on 25 Nov 1891 Lucena Harman, age 22, born in VA, daughter of Henry and Susan Harman.
4. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; taken on 4 Jun 1900; Page 74A; Family #25/25.
Listed as Rebeca Whitaker; age 28; born in Mar 1871 in WV; married 8 yrs; 4 children, all living;
in household of husband, Jerry Whitaker.
5. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; taken on 14 May 1910; Page 210B;
Family #417/431.
Listed as Lew Whitaker; age 38; born in VA; widow; 4 children, all living; farmer; head of household.
6. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District, Canebrake; taken on 10 Jan 1920; Page 80A;
Family #268/271.
Listed as Low Whitaker; age 53; born in WV; widow; in household of son; Wade Mc. Whitaker.
7. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; taken on 14 Apr 1930; Page 258B;
Family #304/308.
Listed as Rebecca Whittaker; age 62; born in WV; widow; head of household.


John Henry Whitaker

1. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; taken on 4 Jun 1900; Page 74A; Family #25/25.
Listed as John H. Whitaker; age 7; born in Oct 1893 in WV; in household of father, Jerry Whitaker.
2. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; taken on 14 May 1910; Page 210B;
Family #417/431.
Listed as John H. Whitaker; age 17; born in WV; in household of mother, Rebecca Lou (____)
Whitaker.


Wade Max "Mack" Whitaker

1. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; taken on 4 Jun 1900; Page 74A; Family #25/25.
Listed as Wade Whitaker; age 6 mons; born in Nov 1899 in WV; in household of father, Jerry Whitaker.
2. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; taken on 14 May 1910; Page 210B;
Family #417/431.
Listed as Wade Mc. S. Whitaker; age 10; borni n WV; in household of mother, Rebecca Lou (____)
Whitaker.
3. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District, Canebrake; taken on 10 Jan 1920; Page 80A;
Family #268/271.
Listed as Mack Whitaker; age 19; born in WV; single; motorman in coal mine; head of household.
4. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; taken on 14 Apr 1930; Page 258B;
Family #304/308.
Listed as Mack Whitaker; age 32; born in WV; married at 28; in household of mother, Rebecca Lou
(____) Whitaker, with wife Cora.
5. U.S. WWII Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Wade Max Whitaker
Race: White
Relationship to Draftee: Self (Head)
Birth Place: War, West Virginia, USA
Birth Date: 21 Nov 1900
Residence: Avondale, Mcdowell, West Virginia, USA
Registration Date: 16 Feb 1942
Occupation: Southern Coal Corporation
Weight: 150
Complexion: Ruddy
Eye Color: Blue
Hair Color: Brown
Height: 5 3
Next of Kin: Cora Whitaker
Household Members:
Name Relationship
Wade Max Whitaker Self (Head)"
6. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #'59 012272; WV Archives Web Site.
Wade Mack Whittaker; age 59; born in WV; married; miner; living at Avondale, WV; son of Jerry and
Rebecca (Harman) Whittaker; died on 8 Sep 1959 in Grace Hospital, Welch, McDowell Co, WV; from
aortic stenosis; buried on 11 Sep 1959 in Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, WV.
7. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV. submitted by
Angela Whitaker-Becker; 22 Oct 2012; double headstone photo added by B. Walls.
Wade Max "Mack" Whitaker; born 21 Nov 1900; died 8 Sep 1959; buried here; double headstone
photo show with wife, Cora Wallace Whitaker;
"My Great Uncle Wade "Max" WHITAKER was born on 21 Nov 1899 in West Virginia, USA as the fourth child of Jeremiah M WHITAKER and Rebecca Louise HARMAN. He had three siblings, namely: John Henry, Vergia L., and William Mathias. He died on 8 Sep 1959 in Grace Hospital, Welch, McDowell Co, WV. He was buried on 11 Sep 1959. He married Cora Wallace in 1926.

"Wade "Max" WHITAKER and Cora WALLACE had the following children:
Jerry Brack WHITAKER 54773028
Madeline WHITAKER
Donald M WHITAKER"


Cora Lee Wallace

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; taken on 14 Apr 1930; Page 258B;
Family #304/308.
Listed as Cora Whitaker; age 20; born in KY; married at 14; in household of mother-in-law, Rebecca
Lou (____) Whitaker, with husband, Mack Whitaker.
2. Social Security Death Index; LDS Web Site.
Cora Whitaker; born on 20 Oct 1909; died on 15 Feb 1993; living at Avondale, McDowell Co, WV at
death.
3. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV. submitted by
B. Walls; 10 Mar 2014.
Cora L. Wallace Whitaker; born 20 Oct 1909; died 15 Feb 1993; buried here; double headstone photo
shown with husband, Wade Max Whitaker.


Jerry Brack Whitaker

1. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Jerry Brack Whitaker
[Jerry B Whitaker]
Gender: Male
Race: White
Birth Date: 6 Jun 1937
Birth Place: Avondale Mcd, West Virginia
[Avondale, West Virginia]
Death Date: 25 Jul 1992
Father: Wade M Whitaker
Mother: Cora L Wallace
SSN: 232528893
Notes: Apr 1951: Name listed as JERRY BRACK WHITAKER; 31 Jul 1992: Name listed as JERRY B WHITAKER"


John Whitaker

1. 1880 Census, Tazewell Co, VA; Maiden Spring District; taken on 1 Jun 1880; Page 276D;
Family #32/32.
Listed as John Whitaker; age 35; born in VA; married; farmer; head of household.


Nancy

1. 1880 Census, Tazewell Co, VA; Maiden Spring District; taken on 1 Jun 1880; Page 276D;
Family #32/32.
Listed as Nancy Whitaker; age 34; born in VA; married; in household of husband, John Whitaker.


James Whitaker

1. 1880 Census, Tazewell Co, VA; Maiden Spring District; taken on 1 Jun 1880; Page 276D;
Family #32/32.
Listed as James Whitaker; age 11; born in VA; in household of father, John Whitaker.


Lilly Whitaker

1. 1880 Census, Tazewell Co, VA; Maiden Spring District; taken on 1 Jun 1880; Page 276D;
Family #32/32.
Listed as Lilly Whitaker; age 5; born in VA; in household of father, John Whitaker.


Julia Ann Reed

1. 1880 Census, Iredell Co, NC; Union Grove Township; taken on 5 Jun 1880; Page 215B;
Family #84/84.
Listed as Julia A. Reed; age 10; born in NC; in household of father, Augustus Reed.
2. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; taken on 4 Jun 1900; Page 74A; Family #26/26.
Listed as Julia A. Reed, age 33, born in Feb 1867 in NC, single, in household of mother,
Lucinda Dowell Reed, with child, Ada Reed, age 4, born in Jun 1895.
3. "McDowell Co, WV Queries" E-mail message, Lavon Helms, 30 Jul 2000,
davidlavon@worldnet.att.net
Searching for descendents of Reed Family. Names were Lucinda Dowell Reed
with children Martin, married Rebecca (________); Julia, married first Miles
Redding, second Robert Caldwell; Reona, married George Harman; Nora, married
Frank Whitt; and Maude Morgan, married Robert Altizer.
4. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1902); Page 228; WV Archives Web Site.
William R. Hart; age 62; born in Ashe Co, NC; single; living in Welch, WV; son of Robert and Julia;
married on 18 Jan 1902 at Lucinda Morgan's in McDowell Co, WV; Julia Ann Reed; age 38; born
in Wythe Co, VA; single; daughter of Gus and Lucinda.