McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families and Individuals

Notes


Franklin Pierce Toler

1. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Oceana District, taken on 2 Apr 1930, Page 186B, Family #16.
Listed as Pierce Toler, age 10, born in WV, in household of father, Chapman Toler.
2. Social Security Death Index; LDS Web Site.
Pierce Toler; born on 15 Jan 1920; died on 9 Oct 2001; living at Crany, Wyoming Co, WV at death.


Pansy Marie Adkins

1. 1930 Census, Logan Co, WV, Logan District, taken on 15 Apr 1930, Page 58A, Family #297.
Listed as Pansy Adkins, age 7, born in WV, in household of father, Moses Adkins.
2. "The Register Herald", Beckley, WV, Thursday, 6 Oct 2005, Newspaper Obit.
"CLEARFORK — Pansy Marie Adkins Toler departed this life Saturday, Oct. 1, 2005, at Logan
Regional Medical Center at the age of 82 years, 4 months and 3 days following a long illness. "Born May 28, 1923, at Harts Creek, she was the daughter of the late Moses and Kernie Carter
Adkins. "Pansy was a resident of Wyoming County for 65 years and a homemaker. She was a loving, caring
and giving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother and a friend to all. "Pansy lived her life for God for 61 years and was a member of Bible Baptist Church on
Kopperston Road. She loved to worship God and sing his praises and was an active singer for
many years. "In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Pierce F. Toler; a son,
Harold J. Toler; great-granddaughter, Paige Marie Toler; daughter-in-law, Maureen Dikes Toler;
son-in-law, Edward L. Kelso; three brothers, Sam, Bill, and Henry Adkins; two sisters, Nancy and
Ersa Adkins; two half sisters, Cora Adkins and Shirley Malcomb; a stepsister, Audrey Bryant; and
three stepbrothers, Luther, Cletis and Leonard Marcum. "Those left to cherish her loving memory are two sons, Robert Toler of Atlanta, Ga., and David
Toler and his wife, Elizabeth, of Easton, Pa.; two daughters, Madaline Kelso of Arlington, Va., and
Katherine Walls and her husband, Mark, of Oceana; a daughter-in-law, Alice Toler of Roan-oke,
Va.; grandsons, Ernest Toler of Roanoke, Keith and Richard Kelso of Arlington, and Christopher
Toler of Easton; granddaughters, Sandra Toler and Alisha Simmons of Roanoke, Christina Ross
of Tucson, Ariz., Tracy Phillips of Bloomfield, N.J., Kimberly Glasgow of Oceana and Dr. Lori
Welch of Atlanta; four great-grandsons and three great-granddaughters; three brothers, Virgil
Adkins, Raymond Adkins of Logan and Kelly Adkins of Ripley; a sister, Alice Marcum of
Charleston; stepsister, Brook Burgess of Jeffrey; two stepbrothers, Na-than and Vernon Bo
Marcum of Greenville; special niece, Helena Brown of Oceana; three special sisters-in-law, India
Kiser of Oceana, Thena Adkins of Logan and Donna Adkins of Logan; and a host of friends. "A celebration of Pansy’s life will be 2 p.m. Friday at Bible Baptist Church, Kopperston Road, with
the Rev. Earl Brewer officiating. Entombment will follow in Palm Memorial Gardens, Matheny..."


Roy G. Rose Sr

1. Name obtained from obituary of brother, Ray R. Rose, writeup in news paper.
Living in Big Sandy, WV at the time, 31 May 1993.
2. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; taken on 25 Apr 1930; Page 219A; Image
53 of 75; Family #465/482.
Listed as Roy Rose, age 8, born in WV, in household of father, Wilburn Rose.
3. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Big Sandy; E.D. 24-36; taken on 26 Apr
1940; Page 737B; Image 34 of 48; Household #20.
Listed as Roy Rose; age 19; born in WV; single; 8th grade education; lived in same house on 1 Apr
1935; in household of father, Wilburn Rose.
4. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Book #__(1942); Page 188; WV Archives Web Site.
Roy Rose; age 21; born in Roderfield, WV; single; living at Big Sandy, WV; married on 30 Mar 1942
at Welch, WV; Bessie Dalton; age 21; born at Big Sandy; single; living at Big Sandy, WV.
5. US Public Records Index, Vol 1; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Roy G. Rose; born 6 Jan 1922; living at PO Box 26; Big Sandy, WV 24816 in 1993.
6. Social Security Death Index, LDS Web Site.
Roy Rose; born on 6 Jan 1922; died on 20 Aug 2003; living at Big Sandy, McDowell Co, WV at
death.
7. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Roselawn Memorial Gardens, Princeton, Mercer Co, WV; submitted by
Kenneth Bowen; 9 Jul 2010.
Roy G. Rose, Sr; born 6 Jan 1922; died 20 Aug 1922; served in US Army in WWII; husband of
Bessie M. Rose; buried here.


Bessie M. Dalton

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Big Sandy; E.D. 24-37; taken on 25/26
Apr 1940; Page 759A; Image 32 of 35; Household #236.
Listed as Bessie Dalton; age 19; born in VA; 7th grade education; lived in same place
on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Henry M. Dalton.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Book #__(1942); Page 188; WV Archives Web Site.
Roy Rose; age 21; born in Roderfield, WV; single; living at Big Sandy, WV; married on 30 Mar 1942
at Welch, WV; Bessie Dalton; age 21; born at Big Sandy; single; living at Big Sandy, WV.
3. US Public Records Index, Vol 1; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Bessie M. Rose; born ___________; living at PO Box 26; Big Sandy, WV 24816 in 1993.
4. Social Security Death Index; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Bessie M. Rose; born 4 Nov 1920; died 23 Oct 2000; last residence, Big Sandy, WV;
SS#234-46-5185; card issued in WV before 1951.
5. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Roselawn Memorial Gardens, Princeton, Mercer Co, WV; submitted by
Kenneth Bowen; 9 Jul 2010.
Bessie M. Rose; born 4 Nov 1920; died 23 Oct 2000; wife of Roy G. Rose, Sr; buried here.