McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Familys and Individuals

Notes


John Wesley Collins

1. "Wilkes County NC Heritage", WGS, Vol I, 1982, "Meredith Collins" article, page 161, submitted by
John D. Young.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1873); Page 98 (written in 129); WV Archives Web Site.
John W. Collins; age 39; born in Pike Co, KY; living in Roane Co, WV; married on 13 Nov 1873 in
McDowell Co, WV; Lydia Riffe; age 24; born in Logan Co, VA (WV); living in Wyoming Co, WV;
information given by Lewis Riffe and John W. Collins.


Lydia Riffe

1. 1860 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
Listed in household of father, Lewis Riffe.
2. 1870 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Sandy River District, Page 5, Family #33.
Listed as Lydia Riffe, age 19, in household of father, Lewis Riffe.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1873); Page 98 (written in 129); WV Archives Web Site.
John W. Collins; age 39; born in Pike Co, KY; living in Roane Co, WV; married on 13 Nov 1873 in
McDowell Co, WV; Lydia Riffe; age 24; born in Logan Co, VA (WV); living in Wyoming Co, WV;
information given by Lewis Riffe and John W. Collins.


John H. Collins

1. 1880 Census, McDowell Co, WV, compiled by William A. Marsh, Vol 9, page 772.
Elkhorn Township, page 001.
Listed John H. Collins, age 2, in household of father, William Collins.
2. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Browns Creek District, page 88B, Family 35.
Listed as John Collins, age 22, born in Oct 1877, in household of father, William Collins.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1904); Page 83; WV Archives Web Site.
John H. Collins; age 26; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; foreman; living at Welch, WV; son of
William and Sarah; married on 28 Oct 1904 at Welch, WV; Lula ferguson; age 18; born in Mercer Co,
WV; single; daughter of George and ____.
4. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; taken on 3 May 1910; Page 207B;
Family #436/467.
Listed as John H. Collins; age 31; born in WV; married once for 6 yrs; stationary engineer; head of
household.
5. McDowell Co, WV; WW I Draft Registration Card #5251; Welch, WV Draft Board; 9 Sep 1918;
Ancestry.com Web Site.
John H. Collins; age 40; born on 15 Oct 1877; living at Welch, WV; deputy sheriff for McDowell Co, WV;
nearest relative, Lula Collins, wife; Welch, WV; tall with slender build; blue eyes and brown hair,


Sarah Lula Ferguson

1. 1900 Census, Mercer Co, WV; Rock District; taken on 26 Jun 1900; Page 201A; Family #270/272.
Listed as Sarah L. Ferguson; age 15; born in WV in May 1885; in household of father, George W.
Ferguson.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1904); Page 83; WV Archives Web Site.
John H. Collins; age 26; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; foreman; living at Welch, WV; son of
William and Sarah; married on 28 Oct 1904 at Welch, WV; Lula ferguson; age 18; born in Mercer Co,
WV; single; daughter of George and ____.
3. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; taken on 3 May 1910; Page 207B;
Family #436/467.
Listed as Lula Collins; age 25; born in WV; married once for 6 yrs; no children, in household of
husband, John H. Collins.


Erastus R. Meadows

1. 1900 Census, Giles Co, VA; Pembroke District; taken on 18 Jun 1900; Page 206A; Family #179/181.
Listed as Erastus R. Meadows; age 31; born in Jun 1869 in VA; married 11 yrs; watch and clock fixer;
head of household.
2. 1910 Census, Giles Co, VA; Pearisburg District; Narrows; taken on 6 May 1910; Page 170B;
Family #510/524.
Listed as Erastus R. Meadows; age 40; born in VA; married once for 20 yrs; silversmith;
head of household.
3. 1920 Census, Pike Co, OH; Sunfish Township; taken on 27/28 Jan 1920; Page 148A; Family #241/141.
Listed as Erastes Meadows; age 50; born in VA; married; farmer; head of household.


Nannie Baines

1. 1900 Census, Giles Co, VA; Pembroke District; taken on 18 Jun 1900; Page 206A; Family #179/181.
Listed as Nanny B. Meadows; age 30; born in Jul 1869 in VA; married 11 yrs; 5 children, all living; in
household of husband, Erastus R. Meadows.
2. 1910 Census, Giles Co, VA; Pearisburg District; Narrows; taken on 6 May 1910; Page 170B;
Family #510/524.
Listed as Nanny B. Meadows; age 40; born in VA; married once for 20 yrs; 8 children, all living; in
household of husband, Erastus R. Meadows.
3. 1920 Census, Pike Co, OH; Sunfish Township; taken on 27/28 Jan 1920; Page 148A; Family #241/141.
Listed as Nanny Meadows; age 50; born in VA; in household of husband, Erastus R. Meadows.


Emma L. Meadows

1. 1900 Census, Giles Co, VA; Pembroke District; taken on 18 Jun 1900; Page 206A; Family #179/181.
Listed as Emma L. Meadows; age 9; born in Jul 1891 in VA; in household of father, Erastus R.
Meadows.
2. 1910 Census, Giles Co, VA; Pearisburg District; Narrows; taken on 6 May 1910; Page 170B;
Family #510/524.
Listed as Emma L. Meadows; age 19; born in VA; in household of father, Erastus R. Meadows.


Nora L. Meadows

1. 1900 Census, Giles Co, VA; Pembroke District; taken on 18 Jun 1900; Page 206A; Family #179/181.
Listed as Nora L. Meadows; age 7; born in Feb 1893 in VA; in household of father, Erastus R.
Meadows.
2. 1910 Census, Giles Co, VA; Pearisburg District; Narrows; taken on 6 May 1910; Page 170B;
Family #510/524.
Listed as Nora L. Meadows; age 17; born in VA; in household of father, Erastus R. Meadows.


Pearl B. Meadows

1. 1900 Census, Giles Co, VA; Pembroke District; taken on 18 Jun 1900; Page 206A; Family #179/181.
Listed as Perly B. Meadows; age 2; born in May 1898 in VA; in household of father, Erastus R.
Meadows.
2. 1910 Census, Giles Co, VA; Pearisburg District; Narrows; taken on 6 May 1910; Page 170B;
Family #510/524.
Listed as Pearl B. Meadows; age 13; born in VA; in household of father, Erastus R. Meadows.
3. 1930 Census, Ohio; Cuyahoga Co; Cleveland; City Hospital; 1803 Valentine Ave; Page 51A;
Family #3/3.
Listed as Pearl B. Meadows; age 31; born in VA; single; R.N.; head nurse.


Gladys J. Meadows

1. 1900 Census, Giles Co, VA; Pembroke District; taken on 18 Jun 1900; Page 206A; Family #179/181.
Listed as Glattis J. Meadows; age 10 mons; born in Jul 1899 in VA; in household of father, Erastus R.
Meadows.
2. 1910 Census, Giles Co, VA; Pearisburg District; Narrows; taken on 6 May 1910; Page 170B;
Family #510/524.
Listed as Glatis Meadows; age 11; born in VA; in household of father, Erastus R. Meadows.


Mary Meadows

1. 1910 Census, Giles Co, VA; Pearisburg District; Narrows; taken on 6 May 1910; Page 170B;
Family #510/524.
Listed as Ira (sic?) Meadows; age 8; born in VA; in household of father, Erastus R. Meadows.
2. 1920 Census, Pike Co, OH; Sunfish Township; taken on 27/28 Jan 1920; Page 148A; Family #241/141.
Listed as Mary Meadows; age 18; born in VA; in household of father, Erastus R. Meadows.


Charles Sidney Meadows

1. 1910 Census, Giles Co, VA; Pearisburg District; Narrows; taken on 6 May 1910; Page 170B;
Family #510/524.
Listed as Charles S. Meadows; age 5; born in VA; in household of father, Erastus R. Meadows.
2. 1920 Census, Pike Co, OH; Sunfish Township; taken on 27/28 Jan 1920; Page 148A; Family #241/141.
Listed as SidneyMeadows; age 15; born in VA; in household of father, Erastus R. Meadows.


Mildred Meadows

1. 1910 Census, Giles Co, VA; Pearisburg District; Narrows; taken on 6 May 1910; Page 170B;
Family #510/524.
Listed as Mildred Meadows; age 2; born in VA; in household of father, Erastus R. Meadows.
2. 1920 Census, Pike Co, OH; Sunfish Township; taken on 27/28 Jan 1920; Page 148A; Family #241/141.
Listed as Mildred Meadows; age 12; born in VA; in household of father, Erastus R. Meadows.


Richard Meadows

1. 1920 Census, Pike Co, OH; Sunfish Township; taken on 27/28 Jan 1920; Page 148A; Family #241/141.
Listed as Richard Meadows; age 2; born in WV; in household of father, Erastus R. Meadows.


Joseph B. Hicks

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Davy; taken on 3 Apr 1930; Page 38A;
Family #37/44.
Listed as Joseph B. Cook (sic?, Hicks); age 7 born in WV; in household of mother, Molly (_______)
Cook Hicks.
2. Cabell Co, WV; Marriage Registry; Vol #__(1946); Page 160; Line 3955; WV Archives Web Site.
Joseph B. Hicks; age 22; born and living in Cabell Co, WV; married on 13 Feb 1946 in Huntington, WV;
Miss Irene Curry; age 25; born in Logan Co, WV; living in Cabell Co, WV.


Irene Curry

1. Cabell Co, WV; Marriage Registry; Vol #__(1946); Page 160; Line 3955; WV Archives Web Site.
Joseph B. Hicks; age 22; born and living in Cabell Co, WV; married on 13 Feb 1946 in Huntington, WV;
Miss Irene Curry; age 25; born in Logan Co, WV; living in Cabell Co, WV.


Perry Walker

1. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
Baileysville District, Family #13.
Listed as Percy (sic, Perry) Walker, age 11, in household of father, Theodore F. Walker.
2. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1908); Page 114; WV Archives Web Site.
Perry Walker; age 21; born and living in Wyoming Co, WV; son of T.L. and Sarah; married on 20 Dec
1908 at the home of the bridegroom; Mollie Shannon; age 23; born and living in Wyoming Co, WV;
daughter of James and Martelia.


Mollie Laura Shannon

1. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Clear Fork District; taken on 11 Jun 1900; Page 248B;
Family #75/75.
Listed as Mollie L. Shannon; age 14; born in Jan 1886 in WV; servant; in household of Mathew W,
Hinkle.
2. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1908); Page 114; WV Archives Web Site.
Perry Walker; age 21; born and living in Wyoming Co, WV; son of T.L. and Sarah; married on 20
Dec 1908 at the home of the bridegroom; Mollie Shannon; age 23; born and living in Wyoming Co,
WV; daughter of James and Martelia.
3. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Oceana District; Wyoming Co, Poorhouse; taken on 6 May 1910;
Page 276B; Family #277/282.
Listed as Mollie Shannon; age 24; born in WV; divorced; inmate; two children, both living; in
household of George W. Stewart.
4. 1920 Census, Cabell Co, WV; Guyandotte District; Huntington; taken on 12/14 Jan 1920; Page 282B;
Family #363/390.
Listed as Mollie Hicks; age 35; born in WV; married, in household of husband, George W. Hicks.
5. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Davy; taken on 3 Apr 1930; Page 38A;
Family #37/44.
Listed as Mollie L. Hicks; age 44; born in WV; married at 23; widow; head of household.
6. McDowell Co, WV; Death Registry; Vol #__(1967); Browns Creek District; WV Archives Web Site.
Mollie Laura Hicks; age 81; born on 5 Jan 1886 at Baileysville, WV; widow; living at Davy, WV;
daughter of James and Martillia (Roach) Shannon; died on 15 Feb 1967 in Stevens Clinic, Welch,
McDowell Co, WV from febrile illness caused by intestinal obstruction; buried on 17 Feb 1967 in
Short Cemetery, Brier Creek, WV; informant, James Cook, Davy, WV.
7. Social Security Death Index; LDS Web Site.
Mollie Hicks; born on 5 Jan 1886; died on 15 Jun 1967; living at Davy, McDowell Co, WV at death;
card issued in WV.


Herbert Graham

1.1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Baileysvelle District, taken on 25 Apr 1910;
Page 190B, Family #137.
Listed as Baby Graham, age 2, born in WV, in household of father, Floyd C. Graham.
2. 1920 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Baileysville District; taken on 5/6 Jan 1920; Page 136B;
Family #29/29.
Listed as Herbert Graham; age 11; born in WV; in household of father, Floyd C. Graham.
3. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1932); Page 195; WV Archives Web Site.
Herbert Graham; age 23; born in Wyoming Co, WV; living at Mullens, WV; son of Floyd Graham;
married on 2 Jul 1932 at Pineville, WV; Kathleen Bradley; age 19; born in Fayette Co, WV; living at
Mullens, WV; daughter of W. A. Bradley


Kathleen Helen Bradley

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1932); Page 195; WV Archives Web Site.
Herbert Graham; age 23; born in Wyoming Co, WV; living at Mullens, WV; son of Floyd Graham;
married on 2 Jul 1932 at Pineville, WV; Kathleen Bradley; age 19; born in Fayette Co, WV; living at
Mullens, WV; daughter of W. A. Bradley


Willard Graham Sr

1. 1920 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Baileysville District; taken on 5/6 Jan 1920; Page 136B;
Family #29/29.
Listed as Willard Graham; age 4 yrs 6 mons; born in WV; in household of father, Floyd C. Graham.
2. "WW II Young American Patriots, 1941-1945"; McDowell Co; page 708.
Willard Graham; Staff Sargent US Army; born 19 Oct 1916; entered service 28 Dec 1943; served at
Ft. Thomas, KY; England, France and Luxemburg. Attended Baileysville High School; Advent Church;
son of M/M Floyd Graham; husband of Mrs. Helen F. Graham of Gary, WV.


Helen Irene Furo

1. Calfee Funeral Services; Pineville, WV; Posted Obit.
"Helen Irene Graham, 86, of Wyoming, passed away Friday, March 19, 2010 at St. Francis Hospital, Charleston, following a long illness.

"Born May 22, 1923 at Lynch, Ky., she was the daughter of the late Eli and Margaret Lukacs Furo.

"In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Willard Graham; a son, Willard Graham, Jr.; two grandsons, David Laxton and Drew Riling, Jr.; a brother, Frank Furo; and a sister, Dorothy Furo.

"Mrs. Graham was a member of the Wyoming United Methodist Church. She enjoyed cooking for family and friends, crocheting, her grandchildren, going to church and being with her family.

"Survivors include her son, Patrick Graham and his wife, Tracy of Daniels; six daughters, Betty Asbury and her husband, Bob of Raysal, Frances Mikles and her husband, Ernie of Fairmont, Barbara Laxton and her husband, Eddie of Keyrock, Beverly Riling and her husband, Andy of Wyoming, Judy McNair and her husband, Paul of Wyoming and Yolanda Graham and her companion, Wayne Goode of Pineville; a brother, Eli Furo, Jr. and his wife, Charlotte of Rock Hill, SC; a sister, Margaret DeMezzo of Stratford, Conn.; 22 grandchildren; 42 great-grandchildren; and seven great-great-grandchildren.

"She is survived by her special friend, Zola Duncan; special girls, Carol Stewart, Carol Hurley Urich, Phyllis New, Laney Ritchie and Hazel Hurley; special hairdresser and neighbor, Sue Shumate; and also, her special dog, Fry-Fry..."