McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Familes and Individuals

Notes


Augustus Reed

1. 1850 Census, Iredell Co, NC; taken on 9 Aug 1850; Page 427B; Family #345/350.
Listed as Augustus Reed; age 2; born in NC; in household of father, Thomas Reed.
2. 1860 Census, Iredell Co, NC; District North of Rocky Creek; Union Grove PO; taken on 21 Sep 1860;
Page 470; Family #797/766.
Listed as Augustus Reed; age 12; born in NC; in household of father, Thomas Reed.
3. 1880 Census, Iredell Co, NC; Union Grove Township; taken on 5 Jun 1880; Page 215B; Family #84/84.
Listed as Augustus Reed; age 30; born in NC; married; farmer; head of household.
4. 1900 Census, Iredell Co, NC; Union Grove Township; taken on 27 Jun 1900; Page 300A;
Family #224/224.
Listed as Augustus Reed; age 55; born in Mar 1845 in NC; married 5 yrs; farmer; head of household.
5. Ancestry.com Web Site, George Harman Search, 6 Dec 2002, submitted by
Lena Rhea, lenarhea@bellsouth.com.
Augustus Reid; born in Mar 1845 in NC; died on 1 May 1936 at Union Grove,
Iredell Co, NC; son of Thomas and Margaret (_____) Reid; married first Lucinda Dowell;
second, Eliza (_______).


Eliza

1. 1900 Census, Iredell Co, NC; Union Grove Township; taken on 27 Jun 1900; Page 300A;
Family #224/224.
Listed as Eliza Reed; age 23; born in May 1877 in NC; married 5 yrs; 2 children, both living;
in household of husband, Augustus Reed.


Lulu Reed

1. 1900 Census, Iredell Co, NC; Union Grove Township; taken on 27 Jun 1900; Page 300A;
Family #224/224.
Listed as Lulu Reed; age 9; born in Jul 1890 in NC; in household of father, Augustus Reed.
(I have shown Lulu as daughter of Eliza even though Eliza would have been only 14 at her birth
because Eliza is listed as having two children, Lulu and Paul)


Paul Reed

1. 1900 Census, Iredell Co, NC; Union Grove Township; taken on 27 Jun 1900; Page 300A;
Family #224/224.
Listed as Paul Reed; age 7; born in May 1893 in NC; in household of father, Augustus Reed.
(I have shown Paul as son of Eliza even though Eliza had only been married to Augustus for 5 yrs
because Eliza is listed as having two children, Lulu and Paul)


Lee McCormick

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1910); Page 255; WV Archives Web Site.
Lee McCormick; age 24; born in Carroll Co, VA; single; miner; living at War, WV; son of William and
Esther; married on 29 Sep 1910 at War, WV; Julia Reed; age 16; born in McDowell Co, WV;
single; daughter of Martin and Becky.
2. McDowell Co, WV; WW I Draft Registration Card #4521; Welch, WV Draft Board; 12 Sep 1918.
Lee Jno McCormick; age 32; born on 21 Dec 1885; living at War, WV; coal miner for Warrior Coal
Co; nearest relative, Mrs. Julia McCormick, War, WV; medium height and build; blue eyes and brown
hair.


Julia Ann Reed

1. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Big Creek Township, taken on 23 Jun 1900, Family #215,
Page 85A.
Listed as Julia Reed, age 5, born in Mar 1895 in WV, in household of father, Martin Reed.
2. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; War; taken on 24 May 1910; Page 180B: Image
10 of 21; Family #91/91.
Listed as Julia Reed; age 14; born in WV; in household of father, Martin Reed.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1910); Page 255; WV Archives Web Site.
Lee McCormick; age 24; born in Carroll Co, VA; single; miner; living at War, WV; son of William and
Esther; married on 29 Sep 1910 at War, WV; Julia Reed; age 16; born in McDowell Co, WV;
single; daughter of Martin and Becky.
4. McDowell Co, WV Death Certificate #17268; WV Archives Web Site.
Mrs. Lee McCormick; Julia Ann McCormick written in; age 55; born at War, WV; married; living at
English, WV; daughter of Martin and Rebecca (Harman) Reed; died on 2 Dec 1950 in Grace Hospital,
Welch, McDowell Co, WV from cervical cancer; buried on 5 Dec 1950 at Grassy Spur, VA.


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.


Hugh Herman Sparks

1. 1880 Census, Tazewell Co, VA; Jeffersonville District; taken on 23 Jun 1880; Page 248C;
Family #315/319.
Listed as Hugh Sparks; age 1 mon; born in VA in May 1880; in household of father, William B.
Sparks.
2. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Big Creek District, page 74A, Family #29.
Listed as Hue Sparks, born in May 1882, in VA, in household of father William Sparks.
3. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; taken on 18 Apr 1910; Page 189B;
Family #54/58.
Listed as Hugh H. Sparks; age 36; born in VA; married once for 3 yrs; deputy sheriff; head of
household.
4. McDowell Co, WV; WW I Draft Registration Card #4538; Welch, WV Draft Board; 12 Sep 1918.
Hugh Herman Sparks; age 38; born on 14 May 1880; living at War, McDowell Co, WV; farmer;
nearest relative, W.B. Sparks, War, WV; tall with medium build; blue eyes and brown hair.
5. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; Warrior(mines); taken on 26 Jan 1920;
Page 65B; Family #389/391.
Listed as Hugh H. Sparks; age 37; born in VA; married; farmer; head of household.
6. "WV Marriages, 1853-1970"; McDowell Co, WV; LDS Web Site.
Hugh Sparks married Nannie Underwood in 1930 in McDowell Co, WV.
7. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; taken on 18 Apr 1930; Page 149B;
Family #368/371.
Listed as Hugh H. Sparks; age 45; born in VA; married at 45; farmer; head of household.
8. McDowell Co, WV; WW II Draft Registration Card #U317; Apr 1942.
Hugh H. Sparks; age 56; born on 13 May 1886 in Tazewell Co, VA; living at Warriormines, McDowell
Co, WV; farmer; person who will always know address, Miss Mabel Sparks, Warriormines.
9. McDowell Co, WV Death Certificate #1699; WV Archives Web Site.
Mr. H.H. Sparks (Hugh Herman Sparks handwritten in); age 71; born in May 1878 in VA; married;
living at Warriormines, WV; son of Bill and Sarah (Christian) Sparks; died on 30 Jan 1950 in Stevens
Clinic, Welch, McDowell Co, WV from "hemorrhage from intrinsic cerebral artery"; buried on 2 Feb
1950 in Sparks Cemetery; informant, Mrs. Mammie Sparks.
10. Ancestry.com Web Site, 21 Sep 2000, Rufus Sparks search, submitted by dorge@inetone.net
William Barlow Sparks, son of Richmond and Sallie Durham Sparks, was born 27
Oct 1860 in NC; died 29 Jul 1920 at Warriormines, WV; married Sarah Marion
Christian, daughter of Daniel and Hannah Harrison Christian.
Hugh Herman Sparks was son of William and Sarah Sparks.


Laura Ball

1. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; taken on 18 Apr 1910; Page 189B;
Family #54/58.
Listed as Laura Sparks; age 20; born in VA; married once for 3 yrs; 2 children, both living;
in household of husband, Hugh H. Sparks.


Bert Sparks

1. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; taken on 18 Apr 1910; Page 189B;
Family #54/58.
Listed as Bert Sparks; age 2; born in VA; in household of father, Hugh H. Sparks.


Opal Sparks

1. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; taken on 18 Apr 1910; Page 189B;
Family #54/58.
Listed as Opal Sparks; age 11 mons; born in WV; in household of father, Hugh H. Sparks.
2. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; Warrior(mines); taken on 26 Jan 1920; Page 65B;
Family #389/391.
Listed as Opal Sparks; age 10; born in WV; in household of father, Hugh H. Sparks.


Hugh Herman Sparks

1. 1880 Census, Tazewell Co, VA; Jeffersonville District; taken on 23 Jun 1880; Page 248C;
Family #315/319.
Listed as Hugh Sparks; age 1 mon; born in VA in May 1880; in household of father, William B.
Sparks.
2. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Big Creek District, page 74A, Family #29.
Listed as Hue Sparks, born in May 1882, in VA, in household of father William Sparks.
3. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; taken on 18 Apr 1910; Page 189B;
Family #54/58.
Listed as Hugh H. Sparks; age 36; born in VA; married once for 3 yrs; deputy sheriff; head of
household.
4. McDowell Co, WV; WW I Draft Registration Card #4538; Welch, WV Draft Board; 12 Sep 1918.
Hugh Herman Sparks; age 38; born on 14 May 1880; living at War, McDowell Co, WV; farmer;
nearest relative, W.B. Sparks, War, WV; tall with medium build; blue eyes and brown hair.
5. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; Warrior(mines); taken on 26 Jan 1920;
Page 65B; Family #389/391.
Listed as Hugh H. Sparks; age 37; born in VA; married; farmer; head of household.
6. "WV Marriages, 1853-1970"; McDowell Co, WV; LDS Web Site.
Hugh Sparks married Nannie Underwood in 1930 in McDowell Co, WV.
7. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; taken on 18 Apr 1930; Page 149B;
Family #368/371.
Listed as Hugh H. Sparks; age 45; born in VA; married at 45; farmer; head of household.
8. McDowell Co, WV; WW II Draft Registration Card #U317; Apr 1942.
Hugh H. Sparks; age 56; born on 13 May 1886 in Tazewell Co, VA; living at Warriormines, McDowell
Co, WV; farmer; person who will always know address, Miss Mabel Sparks, Warriormines.
9. McDowell Co, WV Death Certificate #1699; WV Archives Web Site.
Mr. H.H. Sparks (Hugh Herman Sparks handwritten in); age 71; born in May 1878 in VA; married;
living at Warriormines, WV; son of Bill and Sarah (Christian) Sparks; died on 30 Jan 1950 in Stevens
Clinic, Welch, McDowell Co, WV from "hemorrhage from intrinsic cerebral artery"; buried on 2 Feb
1950 in Sparks Cemetery; informant, Mrs. Mammie Sparks.
10. Ancestry.com Web Site, 21 Sep 2000, Rufus Sparks search, submitted by dorge@inetone.net
William Barlow Sparks, son of Richmond and Sallie Durham Sparks, was born 27
Oct 1860 in NC; died 29 Jul 1920 at Warriormines, WV; married Sarah Marion
Christian, daughter of Daniel and Hannah Harrison Christian.
Hugh Herman Sparks was son of William and Sarah Sparks.


Nancy Elizabeth "Nannie" Underwood

1. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; Warrior (mines) Precinct; taken on 27 Jan 1920;
Page 66B; Family #403.
Listed as Nannie Underwood, age 10, born in WV, in household of father, William Underwood.
2. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; taken on 18 Apr 1930; Page 149B;
Family #368/371.
Listed as Nannie E. Sparks; age 22; born in WV; married at 22; in household of husband, Hugh H.
Sparks.


Raymond Sparks

1. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; Warrior(mines); taken on 26 Jan 1920; Page 65B;
Family #389/391.
Listed as Raymond Sparks; age 8; born in WV; in household of father, Hugh H. Sparks.
2. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; taken on 18 Apr 1930; Page 149B;
Family #368/371.
Listed as Raymond Sparks; age 19; born in WV; married at 17; in household of father, Hugh H.
Sparks.


Arllia

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; taken on 18 Apr 1930; Page 149B;
Family #368/371.
Listed as Arllia Sparks; age 22; born in VA; married at 20; in household of father-in-law, Hugh H.
Sparks.


Gilbert Dole

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1921); Page 64; WV Archives Web Site.
Gilbert Dole; age 26; born in Buchanan Co, VA; single; miner; living at Canebrake, WV; son of
Isaac and Nancy; married on 14 Sep 1921 at War, WV; Nellie Steele; age 20; born in McDowell Co,
WV; single; daughter of Bert and Ralsie.


Nellie Steele

1. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; taken on 14 May 1910; Page 210A;
Family #407/421.
Listed as Millie Steel; age 8; born in WV; in household of father, Bert Steel.
2. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; Warrior(mines); taken on 26 Jan 1920; Page
65B; Family #394/396.
Listed as Nellie Steel; age 18; born in WV; in household of father, Bert Steel.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1921); Page 64; WV Archives Web Site.
Gilbert Dole; age 26; born in Buchanan Co, VA; single; miner; living at Canebrake, WV; son of
Isaac and Nancy; married on 14 Sep 1921 at War, WV; Nellie Steele; age 20; born in McDowell Co,
WV; single; daughter of Bert and Ralsie.
4. 1930 Census, Buchanan Co, VA; Garden District; "Road Between Virginia and West Virginia, head (of)
Branch of Dismal River"; taken on 19 Apr 1930; Page 5B; Family #86/91.
Listed as Nellie Day; age 28; born in WV; married at 20; in household of husband, Gilbert Day.


Leander "Lee" Steele

1. 1880 Census, McDowell Co, WV, compiled by William A. Marsh, Vol 9, page 803.
Sandy River District, page 010.
Listed as Leander Steel, age 1, in household of father, Henry C. Steel.
2. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Sandy River Township, page 256A, Family 301.
Listed as Lee A. Steel, age 21, born in May 1879 in WV, in household of father, Henry C. Steel.
3. McDowell Co, WV Marriage Register; Book #____(1904); Page 164; WV Archives Web Site.
Leander Steele; age 22; born in McDowell Co, WV; farmer; single; living at Iaeger, WV; son of H.C.
Sela; married on 29 Dec 1904 at J.R. Auvill's; Edith Auville; age 16; born and living in McDowell Co,
WV; single; daughter of J.R. and Mary.
4. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Panther; taken on 15 Apr 1910; Page 95A;
Family #8/8.
Listed as Lee Steele; age 30; born in WV; married once for 6 yrs; farmer; head of household.
5. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; taken on 14 Apr 1930; Page 234B; Image
23 of 33; Family #196/197.
Listed as Lee Steel; age 50; born in WV; married at 26; farmer; head of household.
6. McDowell Co, WV; WW II Draft Registration Card# U303; Apr 1942; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Lee Andrew Steele; age 64; born on 16 May 1878 at Rockridge, WV; living at Iaeger, McDowell Co,
WV; farmer; person who will always know address, Edith Steele, wife.


Edith Auvil

1. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Sandy River District, page 243A, Family #72.
Listed as Edith Auvil, age 11, born in Apr 1889, in household of father, J. Randolph Auvil.
2. McDowell Co, WV Marriage Register; Book #____(1904); Page 164; WV Archives Web Site.
Leander Steele; age 22; born in McDowell Co, WV; farmer; single; living at Iaeger, WV; son of H.C.
Sela; married on 29 Dec 1904 at J.R. Auvill's; Edith Auville; age 16; born and living in McDowell Co,
WV; single; daughter of J.R. and Mary.
3. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Panther; taken on 15 Apr 1910; Page 95A;
Family #8/8.
Listed as Edith Steele; age 20; born in WV; married once for 6 yrs; 2 children, both living; in household
of husband, Leander Steel.
4. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; taken on 14 Apr 1930; Page 234B; Image
23 of 33; Family #196/197.
Listed as Edith Steel; age 40; born in WV; married at 16; in household of husband, Leander Steele.


Myrtle Steele

1. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Panther; taken on 15 Apr 1910; Page 95A;
Family #8/8.
Listed as Myrtle Steele; age 2; born in WV; in household of father, Leander Steele.


Creed Steele

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; taken on 14 Apr 1930; Page 234B; Image
23 of 33; Family #196/197.
Listed as Creed Steel; age 19; born in WV; single; farming; in household of father, Leander Steele.


Rosco Steele

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; taken on 14 Apr 1930; Page 234B; Image
23 of 33; Family #196/197.
Listed as Rosco Steel; age 15; born in WV; single; farming; in household of father, Leander Steele.


Mary Steele

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; taken on 14 Apr 1930; Page 234B; Image
23 of 33; Family #196/197.
Listed as Mary Steel; age 10; born in WV; single; in household of father, Leander Steele.


Richard Steele

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; taken on 14 Apr 1930; Page 234B; Image
23 of 33; Family #196/197.
Listed as Richard Steel; age 18; born in WV; single; in household of father, Leander Steele.


Audra Steele

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; taken on 14 Apr 1930; Page 234B; Image
23 of 33; Family #196/197.
Listed as Audra Steel; age 6; born in WV; single; in household of father, Leander Steele.


Martha Steele

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; taken on 14 Apr 1930; Page 234B; Image
23 of 33; Family #196/197.
Listed as Martha Steel; age 4 yrs, 8 mons; born in WV; single; in household of father, Leander Steele.


William H. Lowe

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage records; Vol #__(1905); Page 24; WV Archives Web Site.
William H. Lowe; age 24; born in Tazewell Co, VA; single; farmer; living at Squire, WV; son of G.W.
and Rachel; married on 2 Aug 1905 at J.M. Lowe's; Amanda E. Lowe; age 16; born in McDowell Co, WV;
single; daughter of J.M. and Hanna.


Amanda Elizabeth Lowe

1. Ancestry.com Web Site, 21 Sep 2000, Mack Lowe search, submitted by
wbarnett@netscope.net
Hannah Beavers, daughter of William and Rebecca Harrison Beavers was born on
7 Nov 1867 in McDowell Co, WV; died 25 Nov 1946; married John Mack Lowe on 2
Apr 1889 in McDowell Co, WV; children: Amanda Elizabeth; Thomas C.; Vest
Columbus; Rebecca J.; Vickie Belle; and Charlie A.
Amanda Elizabeth was born on 6 Jan 1890.
2. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Big Creek District, taken on 5 Jun 1900, Page 75A, Family #37/37.
Listed as Amanda Lowe, age 10, born in Jan 1890, in WV, in household of father, John Mack Lowe.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage records; Vol #__(1905); Page 24; WV Archives Web Site.
William H. Lowe; age 24; born in Tazewell Co, VA; single; farmer; living at Squire, WV; son of G.W.
and Rachel; married on 2 Aug 1905 at J.M. Lowe's; Amanda E. Lowe; age 16; born in McDowell Co, WV;
single; daughter of J.M. and Hanna.
4. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; taken on 5 May 1910; Page 202B;
Family #273/285.
Listed as Amanda E. Lowe; age 20; born in WV; married once for 4 yrs; 1 child; 1 living; in household
of mother, Hannah (Beavers) Lowe.


Mack Lowe

1. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; taken on 5 May 1910; Page 202B;
Family #273/285.
Listed as Mack Lowe; age 2; born in WV; in household of grandmother, Hannah (Beavers) Lowe,
with mother, Amanda E. (Lowe) Lowe.


Thomas Crockett Lowe

1. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Big Creek District, taken on 5 Jun 1900, Page 75A, Family #37/37.
Listed as Thomas C. Lowe, age 9, born in Mar 1891, in WV, in household of father, John Mack Lowe.
2. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; taken on 5 May 1910; Page 202B;
Family #273/285.
Listed as Thomas C. Lowe; age 18; born in WV; in household of mother, Hannah (Beavers) Lowe.
3. McDowell Co, WV; WW I Draft Registration Card #1936; 5 Jun 1917; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Thomas Crocket Lowe; age 26; born on 25 Mar 1891 at Welch, McDowell Co, WV; living at
Canebrake, WV; farmer; single; dependent mother; tall with slender build; brown eyes and black hair.
4. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; Newhall; taken on 21 Apr 1930; Page 174B;
Family #386/396.
Listed as Thomas Lowe; age 39; born in VA; married at 37; farmer; head of household.
5. McDowell Co, WV; WW II Draft Registration Card# U443; Apr 1942; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Thomas Crocket Lowe; age 51; born on 25 Mar 1891 at Welch, WV; living at Squire, WV; farmer;
person who will always know address, Mrs. Hannah Lowe, Squire, WV.
6. Ancestry.com Web Site, 21 Sep 2000, Mack Lowe search, submitted by
wbarnett@netscope.net
Hannah Beavers, daughter of William and Rebecca Harrison Beavers was born on
7 Nov 1867 in McDowell Co, WV; died 25 Nov 1946; married John Mack Lowe on 2
Apr 1889 in McDowell Co, WV; children: Amanda Elizabeth; Thomas C.; Vest
Columbus; Rebecca J.; Vickie Belle; and Charlie A.
Thomas C. was born in Mar 1891.


Lou Emma Brooks

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; Newhall; taken on 21 Apr 1930; Page 174B;
Family #386/396.
Listed as Emma Lowe; age 21; born in VA; married at 19; in household of husband, Thomas C. Lowe.