McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families and Individuals

Notes


James Oliver Penley Jr

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; taken on 5 Apr 1930; Page 244B; Image 8 of
51; Family #61/62.
Listed as Oliver Penley; age 9; born in WV; in household of father, Jomes O. Penley.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1952); Page 406; WV Archives Web Site.
James Penley; age 30; born and living at Jolo, WV; single; married on 15 Apr 1952 at Jolo, WV;
Gladys Faye Horne; age 26; born and living at Jolo, WV.
3. Social Security Death Index; Ancestry.com Web Site.
James Penley; born on 8 Aug 1921; died in Apr 1972; living at Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV at death.
4. Pitt Co, NC; Death Certificate #15352; Anceatry.com Web Site.
James Oliver Penley; age 50; born on 8 Aug 1921 in WV; married; laborer home maintenance;
living at Roderfield, WV; husband of Gladys Horne; son of James and Almeta (Sawyer, sic Salyer)
Penley; died on 4 Apr 1972 at 9.05 pm while walking on Highway #43 in Greenville, Pitt Co, NC; stuck
by automobile; with head and chest injuries; dead on arrival at Pitt Memorial Hospital, Greenville, NC;
buried on 9 Apr 1972 in Mitchell Family Cemetery, Roderfield, WV (this is probably Iaeger Memorial
Cemetery, Roderfield, WV); informant, Mrs. Gladys H. Penley, 108 Godwin Dr, Farmville, NC.


Gladys Faye Horn

1. "Heritage of McDowell Co, WV 1995-1999, Vol II, "William Preston (Bill) Horn" article, Page 171.
2. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Sandy River District, taken on 24/25 Apt 1930, Page 215B,
Family #233.
Listed as Gladys Horn, age 5, born in WV, in household of father, Wiliam P. Horn.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1952); Page 406; WV Archives Web Site.
James Penley; age 30; born and living at Jolo, WV; single; married on 15 Apr 1952 at Jolo, WV;
Gladys Faye Horne; age 26; born and living at Jolo, WV.


Carson Lee Penley

1. Douglas Mortuary; Welch, WV; Posted Obit.
"Carson Lee Penley, 70, of War passed away Thursday, January 17, 2019 at his home.

"Born April 29, 1948 in Raysal he was the son of the late James and Gladys Penley.

"In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by two sisters, Nina Baker and Lois Gail Penley.

"Those left to cherish his memory are three sisters, Wanda Hand Ross of Grimesland, NC, Retha Pender of Raleigh, NC, and Loretta Harrell of Winterville, NC; five brothers, James Penley and Lewis Dale Penley both of Winterville, NC, Terry Penley and Larry Penley of Greenville, NC, and Michael Penley of Newport, NC; and many nieces and nephews.

"Graveside services will be conducted Monday, January 21 at 2 p.m. in Hartwell Cemetery, Hartwell. Burial will follow in the cemetery...."


Henry Lowdy Meadows

1. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; taken on 18 Jun 1900; Page 82A;
Family #166/166.
Listed as George H. Lowdy; age 1; born in Apr 1899 in WV; in household of father, George Lowdy.
2. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; Susannah; taken on __May 1920; Page 184A;
Family #148/155.
Listed as Henry Lowdy; age 11; born in WV; lodger; in household of Sheridan J. Meadows.
3. McDowell Co, WV; WW I Draft Registration Card #2064; 12 Sep 1918; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Henry Meadows; age 18; born in 1900, "Don't Know"; living at Yukon, McDowell Co, WV; coal miner
for Buchanan Coal Co, Yukon, WV; nearest relative, Jordan Meadows, guardian, Yukon, WV;
medium height; no diabilities.
4. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1919); Page 349; WV Archives Web Site.
Henry Lowdy; age 21; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; miner; living at Yukon, WV; son of George
and Ellen; married on 30 Nov 1919 at Lomax, WV; Emily Short; age 18; born in Buchanan Co, VA;
single; daughter of Perry and Sarah.
5. 1920 Census; McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; Susannah; taken on 23 Jan 1920; Page 35A;
Family #260/269.
Listed as Henry Meadows; age 20; born in WV; married; coal miner; head of household.
6. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #12782; WV Archives Web Site.
Henry Meadows; age 55; born on 1 Jan 1900 at Caretta; married; living at Yukon, WV; son of
unknown parents; miner; died on 28 Oct 1955 in Grace Hospital, Welch, McDowell Co, WV from
chronic glomerulonephritis; buried on 31 Oct 1955 in Mapelwood Cemetery.


Emily Short

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1919); Page 349; WV Archives Web Site.
Henry Lowdy; age 21; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; miner; living at Yukon, WV; son of George
and Ellen; married on 30 Nov 1919 at Lomax, WV; Emily Short; age 18; born in Buchanan Co, VA;
single; daughter of Perry and Sarah.
2. 1920 Census; McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; Susannah; taken on 23 Jan 1920; Page 35A;
Family #260/269.
Listed as Emily Meadows; age 18; born in VA; married; in household of husband, Henry L. Meadows.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #4878; WV Archives Web Site.
Emily Meadows; age 25; born in Russell Co, VA; married; wife of Henry Meadows; living at Lomax,
WV; daughter of Perry and ______Short; died on 6 Apr 1927 in Welch, McDowell Co, WV;
puesperal sepsis following delivery and retained placenta; buried on 7 Apr 1927 at Lomax, WV;
informant, Henry Meadows, Lomax, WV.


Harvey Alexander Sargent

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; Warriormine; taken on 8 Apr 1930; Page 104B;
Family #67/65.
Listed as Harvie Sargent; age 6; born in WV; in household of father, Joseph E. Sargent.
2. "WW II Navy, Marine Corps and Coast Guard Casualties, 1941-1945"; West Virginia; Page 32;
"Wounded" Ancestry.com Web Site.
Harvey Alexander Sargent; Aviation Machinist Mate 1st Class, US Navy; Parents, M/M/ Joseph Elijah
Sargent, Box 54, Yukon, WV.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1945); Page 475; WV Archives Web Site.
Harvey Alexander Sargent; age 21; born at Excelsior, WV; single; living at Yukon, WV; married on
23 Dec 1945 at Yukon, WV; Bessie Juanita Meadows; age 18; born in Buchanan Co, VA; single;
living at Yukon; with consent of Mrs. George Keyser, aunt, with whom Bessie Juanita Meadows
has lived since a small child.
4. NC Death Collection, 1908-2004; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Harvey Alexander Sargent; born on 9 Apr 1924 in WV; never married (sic, married at least once);
died at home on 13 Feb 1990 in Currituck Co, NC; buried out of state.
5. NC Deaths and Burials, 1898-1994; LDS Web Site.
Harvey Alexander Sargent; age 65; born on 9 Apr 1924 at Excelsior, WV; single; retired Navy; son of
Joseph Elijah and Dovie May (Strouth) Sargent; died on 13 Feb 1990 at Harbinger, Currituck Co,
NC; buried at Bluefield, VA.
6. Social Security Death Index; LDS Web Site.
Harvey Sargent; born on 9 Apr 1924; died on 13 Feb 1990; living at Point Harbor, Currituck Co, NC at
death; card issued in CA.


Bessie Junaita Meadows

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Yukon; taken on 12 Apr 1930; Page 60A; Family #42/44.
Listed as Juanita Meadows; age 3; born in WV; in household of John R. and Fannie(meadows) Vest.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1945); Page 475; WV Archives Web Site.
Harvey Alexander Sargent; age 21; born at Excelsior, WV; single; living at Yukon, WV; married on
23 Dec 1945 at Yukon, WV; Bessie Juanita Meadows; age 18; born in Buchanan Co, VA; single;
living at Yukon; with consent of Mrs. George Keyser, aunt, with whom Bessie Juanita Meadows
has lived since a small child.


Howard Jordan Meadows Sr

1. Raleigh Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1944); Page 527; WV Archives Web Site.
Henry J. Meadows; age 22; born on 28 Feb 1921 at Yukon, WV; living at Yukon, WV; son of Henry
and Emily Meadows; married on 20 Jan 1944 at Beckley; Lillian Mae Haydon; age 21; born on 6 Jul
1922 at Sprague, WV; living at Sprague, WV; daughter of Charles and Minnie Haydon.


Howard Jordan Meadows Jr

1. Raleigh Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1967); Page 572; WV Archives Web Site.
Howard Jordan Meadows, Jr; age 20; born on 22 Jul 1947 at Sprague, WV; single; living at Mabscott,
WV; son of Howard Jordan and Lillian Mae (Haydon) Meadows; married on 18 Aug 1947 at Beckley,
WV; Karen Lee Chafin; age 20; born on 25 Feb 1947 at East Beckley, WV; single; living at Prosperity,
WV; daughter of Ralph and Goldie Cecil Greer; with consent of Howard and Lilliam M. Medows, father
and mother, and Goldie Brown, mother, parents divorced, mother has custody.


Karen Lee Chaffin

1. Raleigh Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1967); Page 572; WV Archives Web Site.
Howard Jordan Meadows, Jr; age 20; born on 22 Jul 1947 at Sprague, WV; single; living at Mabscott,
WV; son of Howard Jordan and Lillian Mae (Haydon) Meadows; married on 18 Aug 1947 at Beckley,
WV; Karen Lee Chafin; age 20; born on 25 Feb 1947 at East Beckley, WV; single; living at Prosperity,
WV; daughter of Ralph and Goldie Cecil Greer; with consent of Howard and Lilliam M. Medows, father
and mother, and Goldie Brown, mother, parents divorced, mother has custody.


Robert Short

1. 1920 Census; McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; Susannah; taken on 23 Jan 1920; Page 35A;
Family #260/269.
Listed as Robert Short; age 21; born in VA; single; boader; coal miner; in household of brother-in-law,
Henry L. Meadows.


Dula Short

1. 1920 Census; McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; Susannah; taken on 23 Jan 1920; Page 35A;
Family #260/269.
Listed as Dula Short; age 9; born in VA; boader; in household of brother-in-law, Henry L. Meadows.


George Lowdy

1. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; taken on 18 Jun 1900; Page 82A;
Family #166/166.
Listed as George Lowdy; age 31; born in Mar 1869 in TN; married 6 yrs; day laborer; head of
household.


Martha

1. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; taken on 18 Jun 1900; Page 82A;
Family #166/166.
Listed as Martha Lowdy; age 30; born in Apr 1870 in NC; married 6 yrs; 3 children; all living; in
household of husband, George Lowdy.


Mary V. Lowdy

1. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; taken on 18 Jun 1900; Page 82A;
Family #166/166.
Listed as Mary V. Lowdy; age 5; born in Feb 1895 in VA; in household of father, George Lowdy.


Thomas Lowdy

1. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; taken on 18 Jun 1900; Page 82A;
Family #166/166.
Listed as Thomas Lowdy; age 2; born in Oct 1897 in VA; in household of father, George Lowdy.