McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Familys and Individuals

Notes


Wilburn Peake

1. "WV Marriages, 1853-1970"; McDowell Co, WV; LDS Web Site.
Wilburn Peak married Louisa J. Woody in 1899 in McDowell Co, WV.
2. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; taken 7 Jun 1900; Page 76A, Family #63/63.
Listed as Wilburn Peak; age 64; born in Feb 1836 in VA; married 10 yrs; farmer; head of household.


Louisa J. Woody

1. "WV Marriages, 1853-1970"; McDowell Co, WV; LDS Web Site.
Wilburn Peak married Louisa J. Woody in 1899 in McDowell Co, WV.
2. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; taken 7 Jun 1900; Page 76A, Family #63/63.
Listed as Luiza J. Peak; age 53; born in Mar 1847 in NC; married 10 yrs; no children; in household of
husband, Wilburn Peak.


Walter Garfield Bowles

1. Ancestry.com Web Site, William Altizer search, 18 Mar 2002, submitted by
Jerry Barnette, wbarnett@netscope.net.
William Riley Altizer; born in Feb 1870 in Tazewell Co, VA; died on 3 Oct
1956 in McDowell Co, WV; son of Adam and Elizabeth Stevenson Altizer;
married Laura E. Ward on 31 Mar 1892 in Tazewell Co, VA.
Daughter, Amelia A. Altizer; born in Mar 1893 in Buchanan Co, VA; married
W.G. Bowles on 3 May 1916 in McDowell Co, WV.
2. McDowell Co, WV Marriage Register; Book #____(1916); Page 131; WV Archives Web Site.
W.G. Bowles; age 29; born in Wythe Co, VA; widowed; section foreman; living at Capels, WV; son of
Rufus and Mary; married on 3 May 1916 at War, WV; Amelia A. Altizer; age 23; single; born in
Buchanan Co, VA; daughter of William R. and Laura E.
3. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Hemphill; taken on 10 Jan 1920;
Page 264A; Family #88/88.
Listed as Water G. Bowles; age 32; born in VA; married; section boss in coal mine; head of
household.
4. 1930 Census, Laurel Co, KY; Rock House Precinct; taken on 17 Apr 1930; Page 130A;
Family #120/120.
Listed as Walter G. Bowels; age 42; boen in VA; married at 23; farmer; head of household.
5. Mingo Co, WV; WW II Draft Registration Card #U375; Apr 1942; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Walter Garfield Bowles; age 55; born on 11 Apr 1887 in Wise Co, VA; living at Justice, Mingo Co, WV;
employed by Virginian Railway, of Norfolk, VA at Justice, WV; person who will always know address,
Mrs. Amelia Bowles, Justice, Mingo Co, WV.
6. McDowell Co, WV Death Certificate #8878; WV Archives Web Site.
Walter Garfield Bowles; age 66 yrs, 3 mons, 11 days; born on 11 Apr 1887 at Norton, VA; widowed;
retired railroader; living at Justice, McDowell (sic, Mingo) Co, WV; son of Rufus and Mary (_____)
Bowles; died on 22 Jul 1953 at Iaeger, McDowell Co, WV from coronary heart disease; buried on 25
Jul 1953 in Altizer Cemetery in VA; informant, Mr. James O. Bowles.


Amelia A. Altizer

1. Ancestry.com Web Site, William Altizer search, 18 Mar 2002, submitted by
Jerry Barnette, wbarnett@netscope.net.
William Riley Altizer; born in Feb 1870 in Tazewell Co, VA; died on 3 Oct
1956 in McDowell Co, WV; son of Adam and Elizabeth Stevenson Altizer;
married Laura E. Ward on 31 Mar 1892 in Tazewell Co, VA.
Daughter, Amelia A. Altizer; born in Mar 1893 in Buchanan Co, VA; married
W.G. Bowles on 3 May 1916 in McDowell Co, WV.
2. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; taken 8 Jun 1900; Page 76B, Family #66/66.
Listed as Amelia Altizer, age 7, born in Mar 1893 in VA, in household of father, William Altizer.
3. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Big Creek District, War, taken on 27 May 1910,
Page 183A, Family #190.
Listed as Amelia A. Altizer, age 17, born in VA, in household of father, William B. Altizer.
4. McDowell Co, WV Marriage Register; Book #____(1916); Page 131; WV Archives Web Site.
W.G. Bowles; age 29; born in Wythe Co, VA; widowed; section foreman; living at Capels, WV; son of
Rufus and Mary; married on 3 May 1916 at War, WV; Amelia A. Altizer; age 23; single; born in
Buchanan Co, VA; daughter of William R. and Laura E.
5. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Hemphill; taken on 10 Jan 1920;
Page 264A; Family #88/88.
Listed as Amelia Bowles; age 27; born in VA; married; in household of husband, Walter G. Bowles.
6. 1930 Census, Laurel Co, KY; Rock House Precinct; taken on 17 Apr 1930; Page 130A;
Family #120/120.
Listed as Amelia A. Bowels; age 37; boen in VA; married at 23; in household of husband, Walter G.
Bowles.
7. Mingo Co, WV Death Certificate #14574; WV Archives Web Site.
Amelia A. Bowles; age 58 yrs, 7 mons, 12 days; born on 28 Mar 1893 at Pocahontas, VA; married;
wife of W.G. Bowles, age 64; daughter of William Riley and Laura (Ward) Altizer; died on 9 Nov 1951
at Justice, Mingo Co, WV from a massive cerebral hemorrhage caused by diabetes; buried on 11
Nov 1951 in Altizer Cemetery, Jewell Ridge, (Buchanan Co), VA; informant, W,G. Bowles, Justice,
WV.


James Odell Bowles

1. 1930 Census, Laurel Co, KY; Rock House Precinct; taken on 17 Apr 1930; Page 130A;
Family #120/120.
Listed as J. Odell Bowels; age 7; born in KY; in household of father, Walter G. Bowles.


Mary O. Bowles

1. 1930 Census, Laurel Co, KY; Rock House Precinct; taken on 17 Apr 1930; Page 130A;
Family #120/120.
Listed as Mary O. Bowels; age 3 yrs, 10 mons; born in KY; in household of father, Walter G. Bowles.


Rufus J. Bowles

1. 1870 Census, Iredell Co, NC; Sharpsburg Township; Sweet Home PO; taken on 12 Aug 1870;
Page 159B; Family #65/60.
Listed as Rufus Bowles; age 17; born in NC; in household of father, Jeremiah Bowles.
2. 1880 Census, Wise Co, VA; Gladeville District; taken on 18 Jun 1880; Page 278B; Family #234/234.
Listed as Rufus J. Boles; age 24; born in NC; married; farmer; head of household.


Mary J.

1. 1880 Census, Wise Co, VA; Gladeville District; taken on 18 Jun 1880; Page 278B; Family #234/234.
Listed as Mary J. Boles; age 26; born in VA; married; in household of husband, Rufus J. Bowles.


Louisa J. Bowles

1. 1880 Census, Wise Co, VA; Gladeville District; taken on 18 Jun 1880; Page 278B; Family #234/234.
Listed as Louisa J. Boles; age 4; born in VA; in household of father, Rufus J. Bowles.


William R. Bowles

1. 1880 Census, Wise Co, VA; Gladeville District; taken on 18 Jun 1880; Page 278B; Family #234/234.
Listed as William R. Boles; age 3; born in VA; in household of father, Rufus J. Bowles.


Jeremiah Bowles

1. 1870 Census, Iredell Co, NC; Sharpsburg Township; Sweet Home PO; taken on 12 Aug 1870;
Page 159B; Family #65/60.
Listed as Jeremiah Bowles; age 55; born in NC; farmer; head of household.


Eunice

1. 1870 Census, Iredell Co, NC; Sharpsburg Township; Sweet Home PO; taken on 12 Aug 1870;
Page 159B; Family #65/60.
Listed as Eunice Bowles; age 54; born in NC; in household of husband, Jeremiah Bowles.


Sophia Bowles

1. 1870 Census, Iredell Co, NC; Sharpsburg Township; Sweet Home PO; taken on 12 Aug 1870;
Page 159B; Family #65/60.
Listed as Sophia Bowles; age 21; born in NC; in household of father, Jeremiah Bowles.


Mary Bowles

1. 1870 Census, Iredell Co, NC; Sharpsburg Township; Sweet Home PO; taken on 12 Aug 1870;
Page 159B; Family #65/60.
Listed as Mary Bowles; age 20; born in NC; in household of father, Jeremiah Bowles.


Lucy Bowles

1. 1870 Census, Iredell Co, NC; Sharpsburg Township; Sweet Home PO; taken on 12 Aug 1870;
Page 159B; Family #65/60.
Listed as Lucy Bowles; age 15; born in NC; in household of father, Jeremiah Bowles.


Charles H. Nelson

1. "WV Marriages, 1853-1970"; McDowell Co, WV; LDS Web Site.
Charles Nelson married Ellen White (sic, Whitt) in 1898 in McDowell Co, WV.
2. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; taken 8 Jun 1900; Page 76B, Family #67/67.
Listed as Charles H. Nelson; age 23; born in VA in Oct 1876; married 2 yrs; farmer; head of
household.
3. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; taken on 14 May 1910; Page 210A;
Family #411/425.
Listed as Charles H. Nelson; age 33; born in VA; married once for 10 yrs; farmer; head of household.
4. McDowell Co, WV; WW I Draft Registration Card #4123; Welch, WV Draft Board; 12 Sep 1918.
Charles Henry Nelson; age 41; born on 19 Oct 1876; living at War, McDowell Co, WV; caol miner;
for Warrior Coal Co, War, WV; nearest relative, Mrs. Ellen Nelson, War, WV; tall with medium build;
brown eyes and brown hair.
5. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Solvay Colleries; Hemphill; taken on
19 Jan1920; Page 270B; Family #185/185.
Listed as Charley H. Nelson; age 40; born in VA; boarder; married; coal miner; in household of Wiley
G. Blair, with sons, Doak and Jesse.
6. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; taken on 17 Apr 1930; Page 148B;
Family #341/350.
Listed as Charles H. Nelson; age 52; born in VA; widowed; farmer; head of household.
7. McDowell Co, WV Death Certificate #9523; WV Archives Web Site.
Charlie Nelson; age 62 yrs, 9 mons, 6 days; born on 19 Oct 1876 in Tazewell Co, VA; widowed;
miner; son of William and Patty (Blankenship) Nelson; died on 25 Jul 1938 at Bradshaw, McDowell
Co, WV; from chronic nephritis; buried on 27 Jul 1938 at Bearwallow; informant, Jesse Nelson,
Bradshaw, WV.


Ellen Whitt

1. "WV Marriages, 1853-1970"; McDowell Co, WV; LDS Web Site.
Charles Nelson married Ellen White (sic, Whitt) in 1898 in McDowell Co, WV.
2. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; taken 8 Jun 1900; Page 76B, Family #67/67.
Listed as Ellie Nelson; age 16; born in WV in 1984; married 2 yrs; 1 child; 1 living; in household of
husband, Charles H. Nelson.
3. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; taken on 14 May 1910; Page 210A;
Family #411/425.
Listed as Ella Nelson; age 25; born in WV;; married 10 yrs; 6 children; 5 living; in household of
husband, Charles H. Nelson.


John William Nelson

1. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; taken 8 Jun 1900; Page 76B, Family #67/67.
Listed as William J. Nelson; age 4 mons; born in WV in Jan 1900; in household of father, Charles H.
Nelson.
2. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; taken on 14 May 1910; Page 210A;
Family #411/425.
Listed as John Nelson; age 10; born in WV; in household of father, Charles H. Nelson.


Georgia M. Nelson

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; taken on 17 Apr 1930; Page 148B;
Family #341/350.
Listed as Georgia M. Nelson; age 15; born in WV; in household of father, Charles H. Nelson.


Doak Nelson

1. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; taken on 14 May 1910; Page 210A;
Family #411/425.
Listed as Doak Nelson; age 6; born in WV; in household of father, Charles H. Nelson.
2. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Solvay Colleries; Hemphill; taken on
19 Jan1920; Page 270B; Family #185/185.
Listed as Doak Nelson; age 17; born in VA; boarder; single; coal miner; in household of Wiley
G. Blair, with father and brother, Jesse.
3. "WV Marriages, 1853-1970"; McDowell Co, WV; LDS Web Site.
Doak Nelson married Gracie Sparks in 1928 in McDowell Co, WV.
4. McDowell Co, WV Death Certificate #12337; WV Archives Web Site.
Doak Nelson; age 41 yrs, 2 mons, 28 days; born on 10 Apr 1903 in McDowell Co, WV; married;
carpenter; husband of Grace Nelson, age 37; living at Squire, McDowell Co, WV; son of Charles and
Ella (whitt) Nelson; died on 8 Jul 1944 in Welch Emergency Hospital, Welch, McDowell Co, WV; from
a bicycle accident with a fractured cervical vertebrae; buried on 10 Jul 1944 at Grassy Spur, VA;
informant, Mrs. Grace Nelson, Squire, WV.


Gracie Sparks

1. "WV Marriages, 1853-1970"; McDowell Co, WV; LDS Web Site.
Doak Nelson married Gracie Sparks in 1928 in McDowell Co, WV.


Shular Nelson

1. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; taken on 14 May 1910; Page 210A;
Family #411/425.
Listed as Shular Nelson; age 5; born in WV; in household of father, Charles H. Nelson.
2. "WV Marriages, 1853-1970"; McDowell Co, WV; LDS Web Site.
Shular Nelson married Josie Sparks in 1925 in McDowell Co, WV.
3. McDowell Co, WV Death Certificate #7930; WV Archives Web Site.
Shular Nelson; age 26 yrs, 1 mon, 21 days; born on 15 Apr 1905 in VA; married farmer; husband of
Josephine Sparks; son of C.H. and Ella (Whitt) Nelson; died on 6 Jun 1931 at Vallscreek, McDowell
Co, WV from TB; buried on 7 Jun 1931 at Bearwallow, VA.


Josephine "Josie" Sparks

1. "WV Marriages, 1853-1970"; McDowell Co, WV; LDS Web Site.
Shular Nelson married Josie Sparks in 1925 in McDowell Co, WV.


Tony Persi

1. "WV Marriages, 1853-1970"; McDowell Co, WV; LDS Web Site.
Rosey Nelson married Tony Persi in 1924 in McDowell Co, WV.


Rosa Nelson

1. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; taken on 14 May 1910; Page 210A;
Family #411/425.
Listed as Rosy Nelson; age 1; born in WV; in household of father, Charles H. Nelson.
2. "WV Marriages, 1853-1970"; McDowell Co, WV; LDS Web Site.
Rosey Nelson married Tony Persi in 1924 in McDowell Co, WV.


William Whitt

1. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; taken on 8 May 1900; Page 76B; Family #68/68.
Listed as William Whitt; age 17; born in WV in Dec 1882; in household of mother, Sarah M. (Nelson)
Whitt.
2. McDowell Co, WV; WW I Draft Registration Card #3841; Welch, WV Draft Board; 12 Sep 1918.
William Whitt; age 37; born on 4 Dec 1880; living at Canebrake, WV; farmer; nearest relative, Nannie
Whitt, Canebrake, WV; tall with medium build; no other information.


Taylor O. Patterson

1. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; taken on 15 Jun 1900; Page 81A;
Family #144/144.
Listed as Taylor Patterson; age 14; born in VA in Dec 1885; in household of father, John Patterson.
2. "WV Marriages, 1853-1970"; McDowell Co, WV; LDS Web Site.
T. B. Patterson married Rosa B. Davidson in 1903 in McDowell Co, WV.
3. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; taken on 25 Apr 1910; Page 195A;
Family #137/143.
Listed as Taylor Patterson; age 26; born in VA; married once for 6 yrs; teamster in coal mine; head of
household.
4. McDowell Co, WV: WW I Draft Registration Card #3000; Welch, WV Draft Board; 12 Sep 1918.
Taylor Patterson; age 34; born on 15 Dec 1884; living at Vall Creek, WV; farmer; nearest relative,
Mrs. Rosa Belle Patterson, Valls Creek, WV; tall with slender build; blue eyes and brown hair.
5. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; Vallscreek Road; taken on 17 Apr 1930;
Page 149A; Family #354/363.
Listed as Taylor P. Patterson; age 46; born in VA; married at 20; farmer; head of household.
6. McDowell Co, WV; WW II Draft Registration Card #U822: Apr 1942; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Taylor O. Patterson; age 58; born on 15 Dec 1883 in Tazewell Co, VA; living at Vallscreek, McDowell
Co, WV; employed by Berwind Fuel Co, Berwind, McDowell Co, WV; person who will always know
address, Mrs. T.O. Patterson.
7. Social Security Death Index; LDS Web Site.
Taylor Patterson; born on 15 Dec 1883; died in Dec 1963; card issued in WV; died in WV.


Rosa Belle Davidson

1. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; taken 7 Jun 1900; Page 76B, Family #70/70.
Listed as Rosa B. Davidson, age 14, born in Nov 1885 in VA, in household of father, George
Davidson.
2. "WV Marriages, 1853-1970"; McDowell Co, WV; LDS Web Site.
T. B. Patterson married Rosa B. Davidson in 1903 in McDowell Co, WV.
3. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; taken on 25 Apr 1910; Page 195A;
Family #137/143.
Listed as Rosa B. Patterson; age 25; born in VA; married once for 6 yrs; 4 children; all living;
in household of husband, Taylor B. Patterson.
3. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; Vallscreek Road; taken on 17 Apr 1930;
Page 149A; Family #354/363.
Listed as Rosa B. Patterson; age 45; born in VA; married at 17; in household of husband, Taylor P.
Patterson.


Howard W. Patterson

1. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; taken on 25 Apr 1910; Page 195A;
Family #137/143.
Listed as Howard W. Patterson; age 5; born in WV; in household of father, Taylor B. Patterson.


Edna B. Patterson

1. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; taken on 25 Apr 1910; Page 195A;
Family #137/143.
Listed as Edna B. Patterson; age 4; born in WV; in household of father, Taylor B. Patterson.


John O. Patterson

1. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; taken on 25 Apr 1910; Page 195A;
Family #137/143.
Listed as John O. Patterson; age 1 yr, 2 mons; born in WV; in household of father, Taylor B. Patterson.


Lillian F. Patterson

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; Vallscreek Road; taken on 17 Apr 1930;
Page 149A; Family #354/363.
Listed as Lillian F. Patterson; age 19; born in WV; in household of father, Taylor P. Patterson.


Clyde A. Patterson

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; Vallscreek Road; taken on 17 Apr 1930;
Page 149A; Family #354/363.
Listed as Clyde A. Patterson; age 15; born in WV; in household of father, Taylor P. Patterson.


Claude R. Patterson

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; Vallscreek Road; taken on 17 Apr 1930;
Page 149A; Family #354/363.
Listed as Claude R. Patterson; age 13; born in WV; in household of father, Taylor P. Patterson.


Thelma C. Patterson

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; Vallscreek Road; taken on 17 Apr 1930;
Page 149A; Family #354/363.
Listed as Thelma C. Patterson; age 11; born in WV; in household of father, Taylor P. Patterson.


Orvis H. Patterson

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; Vallscreek Road; taken on 17 Apr 1930;
Page 149A; Family #354/363.
Listed as Orvis H. Patterson; age 10; born in WV; in household of father, Taylor P. Patterson.


Hulda A. Patterson

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; Vallscreek Road; taken on 17 Apr 1930;
Page 149A; Family #354/363.
Listed as Hula A. Patterson; age 5; born in WV; in household of father, Taylor P. Patterson.


Calvin C. Patterson

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; Vallscreek Road; taken on 17 Apr 1930;
Page 149A; Family #354/363.
Listed as Calvin C. Patterson; age 4 yrs, 0 mons; born in WV; in household of father, Taylor P.
Patterson.


Geraldine Patterson

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; Vallscreek Road; taken on 17 Apr 1930;
Page 149A; Family #354/363.
Listed as Geraldine Patterson; age 1 yr, 2 mons; born in WV; in household of father, Taylor P.
Patterson.