McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families and Individuals

Notes


John Franklin Sparks

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1952); Page 356; WV Archives Web Site.
John Franklin Sparks; age 20; born and living at Squire, WV; single; married on 22 Mar 1952 at
Newhall, WV; Frances Delano Reed; age 19; born at Elkhorn, WV; single; living at War, WV; with
consent of Ida Sparks, father deceased, parents of John Franklin Sparks and James J. Reed; Inda
Reed, parents of Frances Delano Reed.


Frances Delano "Frankie" Reed

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1952); Page 356; WV Archives Web Site.
John Franklin Sparks; age 20; born and living at Squire, WV; single; married on 22 Mar 1952 at
Newhall, WV; Frances Delano Reed; age 19; born at Elkhorn, WV; single; living at War, WV; with
consent of Ida Sparks, father deceased, parents of John Franklin Sparks and James J. Reed; Inda
Reed, parents of Frances Delano Reed.


Georgia Marie Reed

1. Social Security Death Index; LDS Web Site.
Georgia M. Reed; born 11 Feb 1939; died 22 Mar 2009; last residence, Squire, McDowell Co, WV;
SS #234-60-1806; card issued in WV.
2. "Bluefield Daily Telegraph"; Bluefield, WV; 25 Mar 2009; Newspaper Obit.
"SQUIRE — Georgia Marie Uhl, 70, of Squire passed away Sunday, March 22, 2009 in Carilion Tazewell Community Hospital.Born February 11, 1939 in Newhall she was the daughter of the late James Joshua Reed and India Emma Earls Reed. She was a homemaker, and of the Baptist faith.In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by a son, Timothy Russ; five sisters, Emma Jean Reed, Virginia Glass, Roberta Whitt, Nancy Woods and Frankie Sparks; and two brothers, Sonny Reed and James Joshua Reed, Jr.Left to cherish her memory are two sons, Michael Brian Russ and wife Sharon of North Tazewell, Va., and Eric Matthew Uhl and wife Crystal of Altavista, Va.; two daughters, Cara Lisa Russ of Rockingham, N.C., and Amy Leigh Dash and fiance Chuck Ryan of North Tazewell; one sister, Betty Burnett of Squire; and 11 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.In keeping with her wishes she has been cremated. Committal service and inurnment will be held Friday at 1 p.m. in Grandview Memory Gardens, Bluefield, Va..."


Douglas Eugene Burnett Sr

1. Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Douglas Eugene Burnett
Gender: Male
Race: White
Age: 47
Birth Date: 7 Jul 1940
Marriage Registration Place: Tazewell, Virginia, USA
Marriage Date: 10 Oct 1987
Marriage Place: Tazewell, Virginia, USA
Father: Clyde Hunter Burnett
Mother: Ollie Belle Griffith
Spouse: Glenda May Young "
2. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Douglas Eugene Burnett
[Douglas E Burnett]
Gender: Male
Race: White
Birth Date: 7 Jul 1940
Birth Place: Squire McDow, West Virginia
Death Date: 8 Oct 1999
Father: Clyde H Burnett
Mother: Ollie B Griffith
SSN: 234640030
Notes: Jun 1957: Name listed as DOUGLAS EUGENE BURNETT;
15 Oct 1999: Name listed as DOUGLAS E BURNETT"


Betty M. Reed

1. "The Bluefield Daily Telegraph"; Bluefield, WV; 9 Apr 2010; Newspaper Obit.
"SQUIRE — Betty M. Burnett, 74, of Squire, passed away Wednesday, April 7, 2010 in Bristol Regional Medical Center, Bristol, Tenn. "Born July 8, 1935 in Elkhorn, she was the daughter of the late James Joshua Reed and India Emma Earls Reed. She was formerly employed by the McDowell County Board of Education as a cook at Berwind Elementary School. She was of the Baptist faith. "In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by six sisters, Emma Jean Reed, Virginia Glass, Roberta Whitt, Nancy Woods, Frankie Sparks and Georgia Uhl; and two brothers, Sonny Reed and James J. Reed, Jr. She was the last surviving member of her original family. "Left to cherish her memory are her son, Douglas Burnett Jr. and wife Michelle of Milford Center, Ohio; four grandsons, Cody, Hunter, Noah and Joey Burnett, all of Milford; and many nieces and nephews. "Funeral service will be conducted Sunday at 1 p.m. in the House of Hope in Squire with the Reverends Clemie Jones and Arnold Marrs officiating. Burial will follow in Grandview Memory Gardens, Bluefield, Va..."


William Spahr Woods

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1950); Page 452; WV Archives Web Site.
William Spahr Woods; age 21; born and living at Newall, WV; single; married on 8 Jun 1950 at
Bishop, WV; Emma Jean Reed; age 22; Born at Elkhorn, WV; single; living at Newhall, WV.


Emma Jean Reed

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Elkhorn District; Elkhorn; taken on 11 Apr 1930; Page 235B;
Family #153/173.
Listed as Emma J. Reed; age 2; born in WV; in household of father, James J. Reed.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1950); Page 452; WV Archives Web Site.
William Spahr Woods; age 21; born and living at Newall, WV; single; married on 8 Jun 1950 at
Bishop, WV; Emma Jean Reed; age 22; Born at Elkhorn, WV; single; living at Newhall, WV.


Herbert Sparks

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1929); Page 162; WV Archives Web Site.
Herbert Sparks; age 25; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; truck driver; living at Squire, WV; son of
F.K. and Victoria; married on 24 Dec 1929 at Squire, WV; Ida Whitt; age 21; born in McDowell Co, WV;
single; daughter of Clarence and Mandy.


Ida Whitt

1. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; Canebrake; taken on 29/30 Jan 1920; Page 85B;
Family # 378/380.
Listed as Ida Whitt; age 7; born in WV; in household of father, John C. Whitt.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1929); Page 162; WV Archives Web Site.
Herbert Sparks; age 25; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; truck driver; living at Squire, WV; son of
F.K. and Victoria; married on 24 Dec 1929 at Squire, WV; Ida Whitt; age 21; born in McDowell Co, WV;
single; daughter of Clarence and Mandy.


Lee Goodson

1. 1900 Census, Wythe Co, VA; Lead Mine District; Porters Cross Road and Anstinville Precincts; taken
on 25 Jun 1900; Page 127; Family #417/419.
Listed as Lee Goodson; age 28; born in Jun 1871 in VA; married 10 yrs; locomotive engineer; head
of household.
2. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Huger; taken on 16 Apr 1910; Page230B;
Family #53/53.
Listed as Lee Goodson; age 43; born in VA; married 19 yrs; tipple boss for coal company; head of
household.
3. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Carswell; Houston Coal Co; taken on 23/24
Jan 1920; Page 161B; Family #348/391.
Listed as Lee Goodson; age 52; born in VA; married; foreman for coal company; head of household.
4. 1930 Census, Wythe Co, VA; Lead Mine District; Ivanhoe; taken on 19 Apr 1930; Page 113A;
Family #244/244.
Listed as Lee Goodson; age 61; born in VA; married at 21; machinist; Ivanhoe Mine; head of
Household.


Carrie A. Powell

1. 1900 Census, Wythe Co, VA; Lead Mine District; Porters Cross Road and Anstinville Precincts; taken
on 25 Jun 1900; Page 127; Family #417/419.
Listed as Carrie Goodson; age 23; born in Jun 1876 in VA; married 10 yrs, 2 children, both living; in
household of husband, Lee Goodson.
2. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Huger; taken on 16 Apr 1910; Page230B;
Family #53/53.
Listed as Carrie Goodson; age 33; born in VA; married 19 yrs; 5 children, all living; in household of
husband, Lee Goodson.
3. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Carswell; Houston Coal Co; taken on 23/24
Jan 1920; Page 161B; Family #348/391.
Listed as Carry Goodson; age 43; born in VA; married; in household of husband, Lee Goodson.
4. 1930 Census, Wythe Co, VA; Lead Mine District; Ivanhoe; taken on 19 Apr 1930; Page 113A;
Family #244/244.
Listed as Carrie A. Goodson; age 52; born in VA; married at 15; in household of husband, Lee
Goodson.


Ralph Goodson

1. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Huger; taken on 16 Apr 1910; Page230B;
Family #53/53.
Listed as Ralph Goodson; age 3; born in VA; in household of father, Lee Goodson.
2. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Carswell; Houston Coal Co; taken on 23/24
Jan 1920; Page 161B; Family #348/391.
Listed as Ralph Goodson; age 13; born in WV; in household of father, Lee Goodson.


Elijah Jefferson Goodson Sr

1. 1900 Census, Wythe Co, VA; Lead Mine District; Porters Cross Road and Anstinville Precincts; taken
on 25 Jun 1900; Page 127; Family #417/419.
Listed as Elijah Goodson; age 11 mons; born in Jun 1899 in VA; in household of father,
Lee Goodson.
2. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Huger; taken on 16 Apr 1910; Page230B;
Family #53/53.
Listed as Eliga Goodson; age 11; born in VA; in household of father, Lee Goodson.
3. McDowell Co, WV; WW I Draft Registration Card #3848; Welch, WV Draft Board; 12 Sep 1918;
Ancestry.com Web Site.
Eliga Jefferson Goodson; age 19; born on 26 Jun 1899; living at Kimball, WV; truck driver for
Houston Colleries Co, Kimball, WV; nearest relative, Carrie Goodson, Kimball, WV; medium height
with slender build; brown eyes and black hair.
4. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Book #__(1919); Page 63; WV Archives Web Site.
Elijah Goodson; age 21; born in Wythe Co, VA; single; tipple boss; living at Kimball, WV; son of Lee
and Carrie; married on 15 Mar 1919 at Kimball, WV; Maude Halsey; age 22; born in Baltimore, MD;
single; daughter of Steve and May.
5. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Carswell; Houston Coal Co; taken on 23/24
Jan 1920; Page 161B; Family #343/386.
Listed as Elijah Goodson; age 21; born in VA; married; tipple boss in coal mine; head of household.
6. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; taken on 5 Apr 1930; Page 124A;
Family #67/65.
Listed as Elijah J. Goodson; age 30; born in VA; married at 18; power house superintendent for coal
co; head of household.
7. Social Security Death Index; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Elijah J. Goodson; born on 26 Jun 1899; died on 1 Mar 1988; living at Longwood, Seminole Co,
FL at death.


Cleo Maude Halsey

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Book #__(1919); Page 63; WV Archives Web Site.
Elijah Goodson; age 21; born in Wythe Co, VA; single; tipple boss; living at Kimball, WV; son of Lee
and Carrie; married on 15 Mar 1919 at Kimball, WV; Maude Halsey; age 22; born in Baltimore, MD;
single; daughter of Steve and May.
2. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Carswell; Houston Coal Co; taken on 23/24
Jan 1920; Page 161B; Family #343/386.
Listed as Maud C. Goodson; age 23; born in VA; married ; in household of husband, Elijah J. Goodson, Sr.
3. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; taken on 5 Apr 1930; Page 124A;
Family #67/65.
Listed as Maude Goodson; age 31; born in VA; married at 19; in household of husband, Elijah J. Goodson, Sr.
4. Social Security Death Index; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Maude Goodson; born on 7 Feb 1897; died in Dec 1975; living at Orlando, Orange Co, FL at death.


Marvin C. Goodson

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; taken on 5 Apr 1930; Page 124B;
Family #67/65.
Listed as Marvin Goodson; age 8; born in WV; in household of father, Elijah J. Goodson, Sr.
2. Social Security Death Index; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Marvin Goodson; born on 28 May 1921; died in Jun 1981; living at Orland, Orange Co, FL at death;
card issued in WV before 1951.


Elijah Jefferson "E.J." Goodson Jr

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; taken on 5 Apr 1930; Page 124B;
Family #67/65.
Listed as Elijah J. Goodson, Jr; age 2 yrs, 3 mons; born in WV; in household of father, Elijah J.
Goodson, Sr.
2. "The Bluefield Daily Telegraph"; Bluefield, WV; Thursday 8 Apr 2010; Newspaper Obit.
"LONGWOOD, Fla. — Elijah Jefferson Goodson, Jr., "E.J.," 82, of Longwood, passed away April 5, 2010. E.J. was born December 24, 1927 in Kimball, W.Va. As a young man, he began his work career working in the coal mines, selling life insurance and working as a butcher. He was married to his wife, Minnie for 59 years and in l956 they moved from West Virginia to Orlando, Fla. He then began a 35 year career with Florida Power Corporation, starting as a collector in the Pine Castle area, before moving to Winter Park as Credit Manager. After retirement, E.J. and Minnie stayed active with other retirees from Florida Power, and particularly enjoyed the mountains of North Carolina. E.J. also enjoyed spending time with his daughter, Tracy, while keeping up with her every move! Elijah is preceded in death by his wife, Minnie Fortuna Goodson; his parents, Elijah Jefferson Goodson, Sr. and Maude Halsey Goodson; and his brother, Marvin C. Goodson. He is survived by his daughter, Tracy Ann Goodson of Orlando. "A viewing will be held on Thursday, April 8, 2010 from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Baldwin-Fairchild Funeral Home, 301 NE Ivanhoe Blvd., Orlando. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Friday, April 9, 2010 at 2 p.m. at Annunciation Catholic Church in Altamonte Springs where Elijah was a member. Interment will follow at Greenwood Historic Cemetery of Orlando..."


Minnie Fortuna

1. Social Security Death Index; LDS Web Site.
Minnie Goodson; born on 23 Aug 1929; died on 6 nov 2008; living at Longwood, Seminole Co, FL at
death.