McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families and Individuals

Notes


Adam Trent

1. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Sandy River District, page 263A, Family #431.
Listed as Adam Trent, age 6, born in Jun 1893 in WV, in household of mother, Dicey Cline Trent.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Book #__(1913); Page 291; WV Archives Web Site.
Adam Trent; age 21; born in Wyoming Co, WV; single; miner; living at Lex, WV; son of _____; married
on 19 Nov 1913 at Garland, WV; Rinda Caroline Jones; age 17; born in McDowell Co, WV; single;
daughter of Paris and Catherine.
3. McDowell Co, WV; WW I Draft Registration Card #3998; WV Archives Web Site.
Adam Trent; age 22; born 10 Jun 1894 at Panther, WV; miner for Evans Pocahontas Coal Co, Lex, WV;
living at Lex, WV; married dependent wife and child; medium height and build; grey eyes and dark hair.


Rinda Caroline Jones

1. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Browns Creek District, taken on 7 Jun 1900; Page 90A, Family# 54/ 58.
Listed as Carolina Jones; age 4; born in WV in Apr 1896 in household of father, Paris Jones.
2. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; taken on 6 May 1910; Page 92A; Image
26 of 31; Family #230/232.
Listed as Caroline Jones; age 13; born in WV; in household of father, Paris Jones.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Book #__(1913); Page 291; WV Archives Web Site.
Adam Trent; age 21; born in Wyoming Co, WV; single; miner; living at Lex, WV; son of _____; married
on 19 Nov 1913 at Garland, WV; Rinda Caroline Jones; age 17; born in McDowell Co, WV; single;
daughter of Paris and Catherine.


Olaf Carl Trent

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Book #__(1945); Page 308; WV Archives Web Site.
Olaf Carl Trent; age 30; born at Garland, WV; divorced; living at Iaeger, WV; married on 24 Mar 1945
at Iaeger, WV; Mary Helen Davis; age 21; born at Bluefield, WV; single; living at Iaeger, WV.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #42817; WV Archives Web Site.
Olaf Carl Trent; age 36; born on 25 Sep 1914 at Garland; truck driver; living at Iaeger, WV; son of
Adam and unknown mother Trent; died on 8 Oct 1951 at Welch, McDowell Co, WV; from crebral
asphyxia from strangulation or hanging; suicide; buried on 10 Oct 1951 at Roderfield; informant,
Mrs. Jim Scaggs.
3. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls.
Olif Carl Trent; born 25 Sep 1914; died 8 Oct 1951; buried here; headstone photo shown.


Mary Helen Davis

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Book #__(1945); Page 308; WV Archives Web Site.
Olaf Carl Trent; age 30; born at Garland, WV; divorced; living at Iaeger, WV; married on 24 Mar 1945
at Iaeger, WV; Mary Helen Davis; age 21; born at Bluefield, WV; single; living at Iaeger, WV.


Thelmar Trent

1. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Clear Fork District, taken on 27/28 Apr 1910, Page 244A, Family #141.
Listed as Thelma Trent, age 3, born in WV, in household of father, Howard Ansel Trent.
2. 1920 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Clear Fork District, taken on 7/8 Jan 1920,
Page 205B, Family #31.
Listed as Thelmer Trent, age 13, born in WV, in household of father, Howard A. Trent.
3. McDowell Co, WV Death Certificate #6227; WV Archives Web Site.
Thelmar Trent; age 42 yrs, 8 mons, 22 days; born on 27 Aug 1906 at Simon, WV; married; son of Ancil
and Ocie Spratt Trent; coal mine shovel operator; living at Rockview, Wyoming Co, WV; died on
19 May 1949 at Stevens Clinic, Welch, McDowell Co, WV of heart failure; buried on 22 May 1949 at
Simon, WV; informant, Mrs. Thelmar Trent.
5. Wyoming Co, WV Web Site; Cemeteries, Palm Memorial Gardens, Matheny Wyoming Co, WV; "The
RoseGarden"
Thelma Trent; born in 1907; died in 1948; buried here; grave moved from cemetery #33, grave #20
when R.D. Bailey Lake and Dam was built in 1970's.


Edith Garrett

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1962); Page 477; WV Archives Web Site.
Carl W. Hammond; age 58; born in Rich (sic, Ritchie) Co, WV; divorced; living at Oceana, WV; son
of Jakie E. and Nancy K. Hammond; married on 12 Oct 1962 at Oceane, WV; Edith G. Trent; age 46;
born in St. Charles, VA; widow; living at Oceana, WV; daughter of Ewell and Kyla Garrett.
2. Social Security Death Index; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Edith Hammond; born on 19 Oct 1916; died on 27 Jul 2007; living at Ocean, Wyoming Co, WV at
death; SS #234-28-6071; card issued in WV before 1951.


Troy Greenway Vance

1. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Huffs Creek District; taken on 10 May 1910; Page 257A;
Family #132.
Listed as Troy Vance; age 6; born in WV; in household of father, Anderson "Dock" Vance.
2. 1920 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Huff Creek District; taken on 6/7 Jan 1920; Page 218A; Family #33.
Listed as Greenway T. Vance; age 16; born in WV; in household of father, Anderson "Dock" Vance.
3. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Book #__(1924); Page 42; WV Archives Web Site.
Troy Vance; age 21; born in Wyoming Co, WV; living at Twin Branch, WV; son of Dock and Emma
Vance; married on 3 Jun 1924 at Baileysville, WV; May Craft; age 18; born in McDowell Co, WV;
living at Twin Branch, WV; daughter of G.W. and Bertha Craft.
(Another license application was filled out in McDowell Co, WV and then voided)
4. Social Security death Index; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Troy G. Vance; born on 21 Jul 1903; died on 5 Jan 1995; last residence, Brenton, Wyoming Co, WV;
SS # 234-28-3946; card issued in WV before 1951.


Virginia Mae Craft

1. 1920 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Huff Creek District; taken on 7/8 Jan 1920; Page 218A; Family #38/38.
Listed as May Craft; age 11; born in WV; in household of father, George W. Craft.
2. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Book #__(1924); Page 42; WV Archives Web Site.
Troy Vance; age 21; born in Wyoming Co, WV; living at Twin Branch, WV; son of Dock and Emma
Vance; married on 3 Jun 1924 at Baileysville, WV; May Craft; age 18; born in McDowell Co, WV;
living at Twin Branch, WV; daughter of G.W. and Bertha Craft.
(Another license application was filled out in McDowell Co, WV and then voided)
3. Social Security death Index; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Virginia Vance; born on 6 Jul 1908; died in Jan 1977; last residence, Brenton, Wyoming Co, WV;
SS # 232-42-9479; card issued in NC or WV before 1951.


Roby Glen Vance

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Death Certificate #17147; WV Archives Web Site.
Roby Glen Vance; age 20; born 12 Apr 1936 in WV; single; laborer for gas company; living at
Baileysville, WV; son of Troy and Mae (Craft) Vance; died 31 Oct 1956 at Baileysville, WV from self
inflicted shotgun wound to chest; buried 3 Nov 1956 in Harmon-Cline Cemetery; informant, Troy
Vance.
2. "Beckley Post Herald"; Beckley, WV; Newspaper Article.
"20-Year-Old Boy Commits Suicide "PINEVILLE, Nov. 1 A 20-year-old gas company workman, who had announced his intention of getting married this weekend, took his own life Wednesday evening with a blast from a 20-guage shotgun.
"The body of Roby Glen Vance, an employe of the Hope Natural Gas Co. at Brenton, was found early this morning behind the smokehouse, near the home he shared with his parents on Little Cub Creek, about a mile from Baileysville.

" Neighbors reported hearing the suicide victim quarrel with his parents over a girl friend about supper time Wednesday.
"Sheriff Paul Goode said the parents contended the youth left home with the explanation he was
going squirrel hunting on Indian Creek and would return home in time for work today.
"They reported finding the body where it had apparently lain all night in the rain, after observing the youth's station wagon parked in the usual place this morniing.
"Police theorized the youth had tripped the trigger while leaning on the gun, with the charge entering his chest, near the heart.
"Justice of the Peace Bernard Morgan eaid he talked with another gas company employe who said the Vance youth appeared to be in the best of spirits and health Wednesday and mentioned his plans for getting married.

"Vance was born April 12, 1936, at Hanover, the son of Troy and Mae Vance.
"Surviving, in addition to the parents, are five brothers, Anderson and Riley, both of Baileysville, Clarence, Okey, and Henry, all at home; four sisters, Mrs. Lorry Lester, Baileysville, Mrs. Hite Stewart, Fanrock, Mrs. Junior Suttles, Oak Hill, Ohio, and Frances, at home; his maternal grandfather, Anderson Dock Vance, Steeles.
"The funeral will be held at 11a.m. Saturday at the Vance home. Burial will be in the Harmon-Cline Cemetery at Bailesyville. The body will be removed from the Robertson and Foglesong Funeral Home to the home at 5 p.m. Friday...."


Lewis Clay Perkins

1. Kentucky Marriages, 1785-1979; LDS Web Site.
Lewis Perkins; age 25; son of Ebea and Lue (Suegging) Perkins; married in Dec 1909 in Boyd
Co, KY; Florence Thomas; age 20.
2. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; taken on 17 Apr 1930; Page 64A;
Image 57 of 57; Family #489/507.
Listed as Lewis Perkins; age 46; born in KY; married at 24; coal miner; head of household.
3. McDowell Co, WV; WW II Draft Registration Card #U-1395; 27 Apr 1942; Ancestry.com Web
Site.
Lewis Perkins; age 58; born 9 Jan 1884 in Greenup Co, KY; living at Hensley, WV; employed by
Kingston Pocahontas, Hemphill, WV; person who will always know address, Mrs. Lewis Perkins,
wife, Hensley, WV; 5'11" tall; 156 lbs; brown eyes; brown hair; light brown complexion; broken
wrist.
4. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #10086; WV Archives Web Site.
Lewis Clay Perkins; 59 yrs, 4 mons, 15 days; born 12 Jan 1884 in Carter Co, KY; married,
husband of Florence Thomas; age 51; miner; living at Hensley, WV; SS#233-14-6233; son
of George Perkins, and unknown mother; ded 27 May 1943 at Hensley, WV; from hemorrhage
of respitory tract; buried 29 May 1943 at Big Sandy, WV; informant, William Perkins, Hensley,
WV.


Florence Thomas

1. Kentucky Marriages, 1785-1979; LDS Web Site.
Lewis Perkins; age 25; son of Ebea and Lue (Suegging) Perkins; married in Dec 1909 in Boyd
Co, KY; Florence Thomas; age 20.
2. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; taken on 17 Apr 1930; Page 64A;
Image 57 of 57; Family #489/507.
Listed as Florence Perkins; age 41; born in KY; married at 19; in household of husband, Lewis
Perkins.


George Perkins

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; taken on 17 Apr 1930; Page 64A;
Image 57 of 57; Family #489/507.
Listed as George Perkins; age 17; born in WV; in household of father, Lewis Perkins.


Edith Perkins

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; taken on 17 Apr 1930; Page 64A;
Image 57 of 57; Family #489/507.
Listed as Edith Perkins; age 13; born in WV; in household of father, Lewis Perkins.
(Twin)


Ethel Perkins

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; taken on 17 Apr 1930; Page 64A;
Image 57 of 57; Family #489/507.
Listed as Ethel Perkins; age 13; born in WV; in household of father, Lewis Perkins.
(Twin)


Mamie Perkins

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; taken on 17 Apr 1930; Page 64A;
Image 57 of 57; Family #489/507.
Listed as Mamie Perkins; age 10; born in WV; in household of father, Lewis Perkins.


Clyde Perkins

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; taken on 17 Apr 1930; Page 64A;
Image 57 of 57; Family #489/507.
Listed as Clyde Perkins; age 7; born in WV; in household of father, Lewis Perkins.


Raymond Perkins

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; taken on 17 Apr 1930; Page 64A;
Image 57 of 57; Family #489/507.
Listed as Raymond Perkins; age 5; born in WV; in household of father, Lewis Perkins.


Leonard Perkins

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; taken on 17 Apr 1930; Page 64A;
Image 57 of 57; Family #489/507.
Listed as Leonard Perkins; age 3 yrs, 7 mons; born in WV; in household of father, Lewis Perkins.


Sarah J.

1. 1900 Census, Mercer Co, WV; East River District; taken on 18/19 Jun 1900; Page 120A;
Family #203/210.
Listed as Sarah J. Russell; age 75; born in Aug 1824 in VA; widow; 16 children, 6 living;
in household of son-in-law, John W. Craft.


R. J. Clark

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Book #__(1910); Page 258; WV Archives Web Site.
R.J. Clark; age 24; born in Lee Co, VA; single; miner; living at Roderfield, WV; son of I.W. and Sally;
married on 5 Oct 1910 at Eckman, WV; Myrtle Boyd; age 16; born in Wyoming Co, WV; single;
daughter of J.H. and Florence.


Bula Myrtle Boyd

1. 1900 Census, Alleghany Co, VA; Boiling Spring District; taken on 23 Jun 1900; Page 97B;
Family #157/161.
Listed as Bula M. Boyd; age 5; born in VA in Apr 1895; in household of father, James Henry Boyd.
2. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; taken on 22 Apr 1910; Page 278B;
Family #256/256.
Listed as B. Myrtle Boyd; age 16; born in VA; in household of father, James Henry Boyd.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Book #__(1910); Page 258; WV Archives Web Site.
R.J. Clark; age 24; born in Lee Co, VA; single; miner; living at Roderfield, WV; son of I.W. and Sally;
married on 5 Oct 1910 at Eckman, WV; Myrtle Boyd; age 16; born in Wyoming Co, WV; single;
daughter of J.H. and Florence.


Achille Emanuel Jamotton

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Book #__(1914); Page 19; WV Archives Web Site.
Arshille M. Jamotton; age 28; born in Wise Co, VA; single; miner; living at Eckman, WV; son of
Albert and Elizabeth; married on 17 Oct 1914 at Eckman, WV; Lola Boyd; age 17; born in
McDowell Co, WV; single; daughter of J.H. and ___.
2. McDowell Co, WV Death Certificate #9144; WV Archives Web Site.
Achilles Emanuel Jamotton; age 61 yrs, 3 mons, 22 days; born 9 Apr 1894(sic, 1886) in
Pocahontas, VA; divorced; coal miner; living at Eckman, WV; SS #236-26-0940; son of Alfred J.
and Elizabeth (Orlea) Jamotton, both born in Belgium; died 1 Aug 1945 in Welch Emergency
Hospital, Welch, WV; from cardiac failure with chronic pulmonary disease, probably TB; buried
4 Aug 1945 in Woodlawn, Bluefield (sic, Bluewell), WV; informant, William Calfee, Eckman, WV.


Lola Belle Boyd

1. 1900 Census, Alleghany Co, VA; Boiling Spring District; taken on 23 Jun 1900; Page 97B;
Family #157/161.
Listed as Lola B. Boyd; age 1; born in VA in Jun 1899; in household of father, James Henry Boyd.
2. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; taken on 22 Apr 1910; Page 278B;
Family #256/256.
Listed as Lolabelle Boyd; age 10; born in VA; in household of father, James Henry Boyd.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Book #__(1914); Page 19; WV Archives Web Site.
Arshille M. Jamotton; age 28; born in Wise Co, VA; single; miner; living at Eckman, WV; son of
Albert and Elizabeth; married on 17 Oct 1914 at Eckman, WV; Lola Boyd; age 17; born in
McDowell Co, WV; single; daughter of J.H. and ___.
4. 1940 Census, Mingo Co, WV; Williamson; E.D. 30-32; taken on 2 Apr 1940; Page 434A; Image 3
of 68; Household #23.
Listed as Lola Shields; age 37; born in VA; married; 8th grade education; lived in same place on
1 Apr 1935; in household of husband, Walter Shields.
5. Social Security Death Index; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Lola Shields; born 21 Jan 1899; died in Apr 1976; last lesidence, Melborne, Brevard Co, FL;
SS #234-96-1320; card issued in WV in 1973.


Geveva Jamotton

1. 1940 Census, Mingo Co, WV; Williamson; E.D. 30-32; taken on 2 Apr 1940; Page 434A; Image 3
of 68; Household #23.
Listed as Geneva Jamotton; age 18; born in WV; 9th grade education; lived in same place on 1
Apr 1935; in household of step-father, Walter Shields.


Albert J. Jamotton

1. FindAGrave.com; Monte Vista Park Cemetery, Bluefield, Mercer Co, WV; submitted by B. Hays;
15 Jun 2010.
Albert J. Jamotton; born in Jan 1955 in Belgium; died 17 Jun 1930 in WV; buried here; headstone
shown.


Elizabeth Orlea

1. FindAGrave.com; Monte Vista Park Cemetery, Bluefield, Mercer Co, WV; submitted by B. Hays;
15 Jun 2010.
Elizabeth Orlea Jamotton; born 1 Mar 1858 in Belgium; died 23 Oct 1931 in WV; buried death
certificate and gravestone shown.


Floyd Brown

1. Clark Co, WA; WWI Draft Registration Card #1082; Vancouver, WA Draft Board; 12 Sep 1918;
Ancestry.com Web Site.
Floyd Brown; age 37; born on 25 May 1881 ; living at RFD #1, Washougal, Clark Co, WA; farmer;
nearest relative, Mrs. Mary Belle Brown; same address; medium height and build; dark eyes and dark
hair.
2. 1930 Census, Clark Co, WA; Gibbons Precinct; taken on 5 Apr 1930; Page 246A; Family #66/66.
Listed as Floyd Brown; age 47; born in VA; married at 20; head of household.
3. E-mail Information provided by Mary Brown, 31 Dec 2009.
Floyd Brown, son of Harlan and Nancy (Rose) Brown; married Mary Richardson, daughter of Hugh
and Belle Richardson on 21 Feb 1903 in Buchanan Co, VA. Floyd and Bryant married sisters in
seperate ceremonies on the same day. Floyd died in Washougal, Clark Co, WA.


Mary Belle Richardson

1. 1880 Census, Russell Co, VA; New Garden District; taken on 21 Jun 1880; Page 62D;
Family #300/312.
Listed as Mary B. Richardson; age 3; born in VA; in houseold of father, Hugh H. Richardson.
2. 1900 Census, Russell Co, VA; Honaker; taken on 21/22 Jun 1900; Page 173A; Family #221/221.
Listed as Mary Richardson; age 22; born in VA in Jun 1877; single; in houseold of father, Hugh H.
Richardson.
3. 1930 Census, Clark Co, WA; Gibbons Precinct; taken on 5 Apr 1930; Page 246A; Family #66/66.
Listed as Mary Brown; age 51; born in VA; married at 24; in household of husband, Floyd Brown.
4. " Washington Death Certificates, 1907-1960"; LDS Web Site.
Mary Belle Brown; age 78; born in 1878; daughter of Hugh Richardson; died on 8 Jan 1956 in
Vancouver, Clark Co, WA.
5. E-mail Information provided by Mary Brown, 31 Dec 2009.
Floyd Brown, son of Harlan and Nancy (Rose) Brown; married Mary Richardson, daughter of Hugh
and Belle Richardson on 21 Feb 1903 in Buchanan Co, VA. Floyd and Bryant married sisters in
seperate ceremonies on the same day. Floyd died in Washougal, Clark Co, WA.


Walter Brown

1. 1930 Census, Clark Co, WA; Gibbons Precinct; taken on 5 Apr 1930; Page 246A; Family #66/66.
Listed as Walter Brown; age 26; born in VA; single; in household of father, Floyd Brown.


Perry Brown

1. 1930 Census, Clark Co, WA; Gibbons Precinct; taken on 5 Apr 1930; Page 246A; Family #66/66.
Listed as Perry Brown; age 24; born in VA; single; in household of father, Floyd Brown.


Orville Brown

1. 1930 Census, Clark Co, WA; Gibbons Precinct; taken on 5 Apr 1930; Page 246A; Family #66/66.
Listed as Orville Brown; age 22; born in WA; single; in household of father, Floyd Brown.


Leonard Brown

1. 1930 Census, Clark Co, WA; Gibbons Precinct; taken on 5 Apr 1930; Page 246A; Family #66/66.
Listed as Leonard Brown; age 19, born in WA; in household of father, Floyd Brown.


Roy Brown

1. 1930 Census, Clark Co, WA; Gibbons Precinct; taken on 5 Apr 1930; Page 246A; Family #66/66.
Listed as Roy Brown; age 17, born in WA; in household of father, Floyd Brown.


Woodrow Brown

1. 1930 Census, Clark Co, WA; Gibbons Precinct; taken on 5 Apr 1930; Page 246A; Family #66/66.
Listed as Woodrow Brown; age 15, born in WA; in household of father, Floyd Brown.