McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families and Individules

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George Perry Jenks Jr

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Browns Creek District, Hensley, taken on 11 Apr 1930, Page 55A,
Family #335.
Listed as Junior Jenks, age 8, born in WV, in household of father, George P. Jenks.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol#__(1942); Page 10; WV Archives Web Site.
George Perry Jenks, Jr; age 20; born and living at Roderfield, WV; divorced; married on 18 Aug 1942
at Bradshaw, WV; Mary Belle Hagerman; age 17; born and living at Bradshaw, WV; with consent of
George Perry Jenks, Sr, father of George Perry Jenks, Jr; and Elizabeth Atwarter, mother of Mary
Belle Hagerman.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol#__(1952); Page 110; WV Archives Web Site.
George Perry Jenks, Jr; age 30; born at Roderfield, WV; divorced; living at Ramcliff, WV; married on
22 Jul 1952 at Bradshaw, WV; Mary B. Hagerman; age 27; born and living at Bradshaw, WV;
divorced.
4. Mingo Co, WV; Death Certificate #'59 005302; WV Archives Web Site.
George Perry Jenks, Jr; age 38; born 20 Mar 1921 at Roderfield, WV; married; coal miner; living at
Tamcliff, WV; served in WW II; son of George Perry and Iva Mae (Lauderback); Jenks; died 6 Apr 1959
at Tamcliff; due to acute coronary failure; buried 8 Apr 1959 in Iaeger Memorial, Roderfield, WV; informant,
Mrs. Frank Legato, Davy, WV.
(Birth year on death certificate,1922, and on grave marker, 1921, do not match.)
5. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls 3 Dec 2013.
George P. Jenks, Jr; born on 20 Mar 1922; died 6 Apr 1959; buried here; grave marker photo shown;
death and marriage certificates posted.


Mary Belle Hagerman

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Bradshaw; taken on 7 Apr 1930; Page 246B;
Family #102.
Listed as Mary Bell Hagerman; age 5; born in WV; in household of father, William D. Hagerman.
2. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Lex; E.D. 24-60; taken on 16 Apr 1940;
Page 1195B; Image 32 of 132; Household #246.
Listed as Mary B. Atwell (sic?, Hagerman); age 15; born in WV; 6th grade education; lived in same place
on 1 Apr 1935; in household of step-father, William T. Atwell.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol#__(1942); Page 10; WV Archives Web Site.
George Perry Jenks, Jr; age 20; born and living at Roderfield, WV; divorced; married on 18 Aug 1942
at Bradshaw, WV; Mary Belle Hagerman; age 17; born and living at Bradshaw, WV; with consent of
George Perry Jenks, Sr, father of George Perry Jenks, Jr; and Elizabeth Atwarter (sic, Atwell), mother of Mary
Belle Hagerman.
4. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol#__(1952); Page 110; WV Archives Web Site.
George Perry Jenks, Jr; age 30; born at Roderfield, WV; divorced; living at Ramcliff, WV; married on
22 Jul 1952 at Bradshaw, WV; Mary B. Hagerman; age 27; born and living at Bradshaw, WV;
divorced.
5. "Bluefield Daily Telegraph"; Bluefield, WV; Thursday, 6 Sep 2007; Newspaper Obit.
"RAYSAL — Mary Belle (Hagerman) Jenks, 82, of Raysal, went home to be with the Lord early Tuesday morning, Sept. 4, 2007, at her home. "Ms. Jenks was born July 13, 1925 in Bradshaw, a daughter of the late Dewey Hagerman and Elizabeth Hagerman Atwell. She was a homemaker and a member of Community Church of the Living God at Three Forks near Jolo. "In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, George Perry Jenks Jr.; and a lifelong companion, Andy Underwood; one son, Thomas Perry Jenks Sr.; a grandson, Andy Lee Jenks; four great grandchildren; four half brothers; and a half sister. "Survivors include three sons, Jerry Jenks and wife Vonnie of Bradshaw, Maskel (Mackie) Jenks and wife Linda of Raysal, with whom she made her home, and Thomas Perry Jenks Jr. and wife Deniece of Jewell Ridge, Va.; a stepson, Frank Lloyd Jenks of Danville; 12 grandchildren, Carol Jones and husband Scottie of Sanford, N.C., Maskel Jenks Jr. and wife Jackie of Taylorsville, N.C., Pamela Estep and husband George of Avondale, Bobby Jenks of Princeton, Teresa Eggers and husband Jason of Hickory, N.C., Jerry Jenks Jr. of Bradshaw, William Jenks and wife Hope of Asheboro, N.C., Mary Mullins of Iaeger, Patricia Jenks of Mohawk, Donald Jenks and wife Vicky of Davy, Jan Jenks of Bullcreek, Barbara Hurley of Bullcreek; 15 great grandchildren, and eight great-great grandchildren; one brother, Frank Hagerman of Lex; two half brothers of Jolo; and one step sister of Raysal. "Funeral services will be conducted at 12 noon Saturday, Sept. 8, 2007, at Community Church of the Living God at Three Forks near Jolo with the Reverend Freddie Dobbs, the Reverend Jimmy Allen, and the Reverend Thomas Jenks officiating. Burial will follow in Noah Stewart Cemetery on Keene Ridge near Paynesville..."


George Perry Jenks Jr

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Browns Creek District, Hensley, taken on 11 Apr 1930, Page 55A,
Family #335.
Listed as Junior Jenks, age 8, born in WV, in household of father, George P. Jenks.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol#__(1942); Page 10; WV Archives Web Site.
George Perry Jenks, Jr; age 20; born and living at Roderfield, WV; divorced; married on 18 Aug 1942
at Bradshaw, WV; Mary Belle Hagerman; age 17; born and living at Bradshaw, WV; with consent of
George Perry Jenks, Sr, father of George Perry Jenks, Jr; and Elizabeth Atwarter, mother of Mary
Belle Hagerman.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol#__(1952); Page 110; WV Archives Web Site.
George Perry Jenks, Jr; age 30; born at Roderfield, WV; divorced; living at Ramcliff, WV; married on
22 Jul 1952 at Bradshaw, WV; Mary B. Hagerman; age 27; born and living at Bradshaw, WV;
divorced.
4. Mingo Co, WV; Death Certificate #'59 005302; WV Archives Web Site.
George Perry Jenks, Jr; age 38; born 20 Mar 1921 at Roderfield, WV; married; coal miner; living at
Tamcliff, WV; served in WW II; son of George Perry and Iva Mae (Lauderback); Jenks; died 6 Apr 1959
at Tamcliff; due to acute coronary failure; buried 8 Apr 1959 in Iaeger Memorial, Roderfield, WV; informant,
Mrs. Frank Legato, Davy, WV.
(Birth year on death certificate,1922, and on grave marker, 1921, do not match.)
5. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls 3 Dec 2013.
George P. Jenks, Jr; born on 20 Mar 1922; died 6 Apr 1959; buried here; grave marker photo shown;
death and marriage certificates posted.


Mary Belle Hagerman

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Bradshaw; taken on 7 Apr 1930; Page 246B;
Family #102.
Listed as Mary Bell Hagerman; age 5; born in WV; in household of father, William D. Hagerman.
2. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Lex; E.D. 24-60; taken on 16 Apr 1940;
Page 1195B; Image 32 of 132; Household #246.
Listed as Mary B. Atwell (sic?, Hagerman); age 15; born in WV; 6th grade education; lived in same place
on 1 Apr 1935; in household of step-father, William T. Atwell.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol#__(1942); Page 10; WV Archives Web Site.
George Perry Jenks, Jr; age 20; born and living at Roderfield, WV; divorced; married on 18 Aug 1942
at Bradshaw, WV; Mary Belle Hagerman; age 17; born and living at Bradshaw, WV; with consent of
George Perry Jenks, Sr, father of George Perry Jenks, Jr; and Elizabeth Atwarter (sic, Atwell), mother of Mary
Belle Hagerman.
4. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol#__(1952); Page 110; WV Archives Web Site.
George Perry Jenks, Jr; age 30; born at Roderfield, WV; divorced; living at Ramcliff, WV; married on
22 Jul 1952 at Bradshaw, WV; Mary B. Hagerman; age 27; born and living at Bradshaw, WV;
divorced.
5. "Bluefield Daily Telegraph"; Bluefield, WV; Thursday, 6 Sep 2007; Newspaper Obit.
"RAYSAL — Mary Belle (Hagerman) Jenks, 82, of Raysal, went home to be with the Lord early Tuesday morning, Sept. 4, 2007, at her home. "Ms. Jenks was born July 13, 1925 in Bradshaw, a daughter of the late Dewey Hagerman and Elizabeth Hagerman Atwell. She was a homemaker and a member of Community Church of the Living God at Three Forks near Jolo. "In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, George Perry Jenks Jr.; and a lifelong companion, Andy Underwood; one son, Thomas Perry Jenks Sr.; a grandson, Andy Lee Jenks; four great grandchildren; four half brothers; and a half sister. "Survivors include three sons, Jerry Jenks and wife Vonnie of Bradshaw, Maskel (Mackie) Jenks and wife Linda of Raysal, with whom she made her home, and Thomas Perry Jenks Jr. and wife Deniece of Jewell Ridge, Va.; a stepson, Frank Lloyd Jenks of Danville; 12 grandchildren, Carol Jones and husband Scottie of Sanford, N.C., Maskel Jenks Jr. and wife Jackie of Taylorsville, N.C., Pamela Estep and husband George of Avondale, Bobby Jenks of Princeton, Teresa Eggers and husband Jason of Hickory, N.C., Jerry Jenks Jr. of Bradshaw, William Jenks and wife Hope of Asheboro, N.C., Mary Mullins of Iaeger, Patricia Jenks of Mohawk, Donald Jenks and wife Vicky of Davy, Jan Jenks of Bullcreek, Barbara Hurley of Bullcreek; 15 great grandchildren, and eight great-great grandchildren; one brother, Frank Hagerman of Lex; two half brothers of Jolo; and one step sister of Raysal. "Funeral services will be conducted at 12 noon Saturday, Sept. 8, 2007, at Community Church of the Living God at Three Forks near Jolo with the Reverend Freddie Dobbs, the Reverend Jimmy Allen, and the Reverend Thomas Jenks officiating. Burial will follow in Noah Stewart Cemetery on Keene Ridge near Paynesville..."


Jesse Montgomery Atwell

1. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Sandy River District, page 244B, Family #104.
Listed as Jesse M. Atwell, age 10, born in Jan 1890 in WV, in household of
father, William Henry Atwell.
2. US Army; Registry of Enlistments, 1798-1914; Page 54; Line 1182; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Jesse M. Atwell; age 20 yrs, 10 mons; born at Paynesville, WV; enlisted on 4 Dec 1911 at Col???,
OH; dark complexion; 5' 4" tall; honorably discharged 3 Dec 1914.
3. McDowell Co, WV; WW I Draft Registration Card #6; Kings Co, NY; 5 Jun 1917; Ancestry.com Web
Site.
Jesse M. Atwell; age 26; born on 8 Jan 1891 at Paynesville, WV; living at 44 Seely St., Brooklyn, NY;
lathe hand, for E.W. Bliss Co, 53rd Street, 1st Avenue, Brooklyn, NY; dependent wife and 2 children;
medium height and build; blue eyes and brown hair.
4. 1920 Census, Kings Co, NY; Borough of Brooklyn; taken on 16 Jan 1920; Page 231B;
Family #329/129/328.
Listed as Jesse Atwell; age 29; born in WV; married; mechanic for auto company; head of
household.
5. 1930 Census, Bergen Co, NJ; Lyndhurst; taken on 8 Apr 1930; Page 170A; Family #131/203.
Listed as Jesse Atwell; age 39; born in WV; married at 22; bench work in factory; head of
household.
6. Bergen Co, NJ; WW II Draft Registration Card U-2064; 27 Apr 1942; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Jesse Montgomery Atwell; age 51; born on 8 Jan 1891 at Avondale, WV; living at 707 Eight Street,
Lyndhurst, Bergen Co, NJ; employed by Crucible Steel, 4th St, Harrisson, NJ; person who will always
know address, Mrs. Katherine Atwell, Lyndhurst, NJ; 5'5" tall; 160 lbs; blue eyes and brown hair;
light complexion; 3rd and 4th fingers on right hand broken.
7. Social Security Death Index; LDS Web Site.
Jesse Atwell; born on 8 Jan 1891; died in Aug 1964; card issued and living in NJ at death.


Catherine Pretorious

1. 1920 Census, Kings Co, NY; Borough of Brooklyn; taken on 16 Jan 1920; Page 231B;
Family #329/129/328.
Listed as Catherine Atwell; age 27; born in NY; married; in household of husband, Jesse M.
Atwell.
2. 1930 Census, Bergen Co, NJ; Lyndhurst; taken on 8 Apr 1930; Page 170A; Family #131/203.
Listed as Catherine Atwell; age 37; born in NY; married at 20; in household of husband, Jesse M.
Atwell.


Charles Atwell

1. 1920 Census, Kings Co, NY; Borough of Brooklyn; taken on 16 Jan 1920; Page 231B;
Family #329/129/328.
Listed as Charles Atwell; age 4 yrs, 6 mons; born in NY; in household of father, Jesse M. Atwell.
2. 1930 Census, Bergen Co, NJ; Lyndhurst; taken on 8 Apr 1930; Page 170A; Family #131/203.
Listed as Charles Atwell; age 14; born in NY; in household of father, Jesse M. Atwell.


Katherine Atwell

1. 1920 Census, Kings Co, NY; Borough of Brooklyn; taken on 16 Jan 1920; Page 231B;
Family #329/129/328.
Listed as Katherine Atwell; age 3 yrs, 2 mons; born in NY; in household of father, Jesse M. Atwell.
2. 1930 Census, Bergen Co, NJ; Lyndhurst; taken on 8 Apr 1930; Page 170A; Family #131/203.
Listed as Catherine Atwell; age 13; born in NY; in household of father, Jesse M. Atwell.


Lawrence J. Atwell Sr

1. 1920 Census, Kings Co, NY; Borough of Brooklyn; taken on 16 Jan 1920; Page 231B;
Family #329/129/328.
Listed as Lawrence Atwell; age 1 yr, 6 mons; born in NY; in household of father, Jesse M. Atwell.
2. 1930 Census, Bergen Co, NJ; Lyndhurst; taken on 8 Apr 1930; Page 170A; Family #131/203.
Listed as Lawrence Atwell; age 11; born in NY; in household of father, Jesse M. Atwell.


Henry Atwell

1. 1930 Census, Bergen Co, NJ; Lyndhurst; taken on 8 Apr 1930; Page 170A; Family #131/203.
Listed as Henry Atwell; age 5; born in NJ; in household of father, Jesse M. Atwell.


Jess Douglas Addair

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1953); Page 48; WV Archives Web Site.
Jess Douglas Addair; age 22; born and living at Atwell, WV; single; married on 12 Feb 1953 at Atwell,
WV Hattie Mae Keen; age 28; born at Red Ash, VA; divorced; living at Bradshaw, WV.


Moses Adkins Jr

1. "Wyoming County WV Heritage", WGS, 1995, "The Adkins Family" article, Page 75; submitted by
Dorothy Adkins.
"In 1924 Moses Adkins married Ida Jane Farley. I was born on 3 Jan 1942 at Keyrock, West Virginia.
I have two sisters, Ruby and Pansey. I also have six brothers, Moses Jr, Herbert, Rodney,Woodrow
(Bud), Jimmy, Bobby and Dennis..."
2. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1949); Page 166; WV Archives Web Site.
Junior Adkins; age 21; born and living at Keyrock, WV; single; son of Mose and Ida Adkins; married
on 10 Sep 1949 at Pineville, WV; Vida Laxton; age 16; born and living at Keyrock, WV; single;
daughter of Frank and Francie Laxton.
3. Calfee Funeral Service, Pineville, WV; Posted Obit.
"Moses Adkins Jr., 82, of Keyrock, died, Sunday, March 21, 2010, at his residence.
"Born April 11, 1927, he was the son of the late Moses Adkins Sr. and Ida Farley Adkins.
"Mr. Adkins was employed by C.E. Richner for 11 years and Robinson Phillips Coal Co. as a truck driver for 23 years. He was also a member of Local Union 7604. He enjoyed camping.
"In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by three brothers, Denny Adkins, Herbert Adkins and Rodney Adkins.
"Survivors include his loving wife of 60 years, Vida Laxton Adkins; three sons, Larry Adkins and his wife, Lorraine, of Jasper, Ala., Kenny Adkins and his wife, Deanna, of Matheny and Thomas D. Adkins and his wife, Connie, of Matheny; two daughters, Betty Walker and her husband, Raymond, of Keyrock and Pamela McCoy and her husband, Russell, of Keyrock; three sisters, Ruby Shumate of Keyrock and Pansey Shumate and Dorothy Adkins, both of Oceana; three brothers, Woodrow “Bud” Adkins, Jimmy Adkins and Bobby Joe Adkins, all of Keyrock; 10 grandchildren, Keith and Angel Walker of Madison, NC, Brian and Bridgette Walker of Keyrock, Dawn and William Morgan of Kernersville, NC, Adam and Nicki McCoy of Mt. Sterling, Ky., Jared Adkins of Atlanta, Ga., Brent Adkins of Jasper, Ala., Cheryl and Stan Weldy of Calera, Ala., Crystal Adkins of Keyrock, Jason Adkins of Matheny, and Brittany Shrewsbury of Matheny; and 10 great-grandchildren, Emily and Tyler Walker, Alexis,..."


Vida Laxton

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1949); Page 166; WV Archives Web Site.
Junior Adkins; age 21; born and living at Keyrock, WV; single; son of Mose and Ida Adkins; married
on 10 Sep 1949 at Pineville, WV; Vida Laxton; age 16; born and living at Keyrock, WV; single;
daughter of Frank and Francie Laxton.