McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families

Notes


Roy N. Cole

1. 1920 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Clear Fork District, taken on 3/5 Jan 1920, Page 204B, Family #17.
Listed as Roy Cole, age 4 yrs, 10 months, born in WV, in household of father, Epperson Cole.
2. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Clear Fork District, taken on 7 Apr 1930, Page 167A, Family #53.
Listed as Roy Cole, age 15, born in WV, in household of father, Epperson Cole.
3. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1934); Page 334; WV Archives Web Site.
Roy Cole; age 19; born in Wyoming Co, WV; single; timberman; living at Davy, WV; son of Epp and
Bessie; married on 30 Dec 1934 at Clearfork, WV; Sadie Cline; age 16; born in Wyoming Co, WV;
daughter of Walter and Eva.
4. Wyoming Co, WV Web Site, Cemeteries; http://members.aol.com/jlcooke2/cemetery.htm
Roy N. Cole; born on 13 Feb 1915; died on 11 May 1982; "GM 2, US Navy, WW II"; buried in
Shannon-Spratt Cemetery, Simon, Wyoming Co, WV.
5. Social Security Death Index; LDS Web Site.
Roy Cole; born on 14 Feb 1915; died in May 1982; living at Clear Fork at time of death.


Sadie Cline

1. 1920 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Clear Fork District, taken on 6/7 Jan 1920, Page 205A, Family #26.
Listed as Sadie Cline, age less than 1 month, born in WV, in household of father, George W. Cline.
2. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Clear Fork District, taken on 9 Apr 1930, Page 168A, Family #66.
Listed as Sadie Cline, age 10, born in WV, in household of father, George W. Cline.
3. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1934); Page 334; WV Archives Web Site.
Roy Cole; age 19; born in Wyoming Co, WV; single; timberman; living at Davy, WV; son of Epp and
Bessie; married on 30 Dec 1934 at Clearfork, WV; Sadie Cline; age 16; born in Wyoming Co, WV;
daughter of Walter and Eva.
4. Social Security Death Index; LDS Web Site.
Sadie Cole; born on 5 Dec 1919; died in Jul 1993; living at Toneyfork, Wyoming Co, WV at death.


Lakin Alie Parsons

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1937); Page 271; WV Archives Web Site.
Lakin Alie Parsons; age 23; born in Jackson Co, WV; single; son of James Marshall and Clarissa
Parsons; married on 4 Dec 1937 at Clearfork, WV; Maggie Marie Tilley; age 19; born in Mingo Co,
WV; divorced; living at Clearfork, WV; daughter of John B. and Alma Tilley.
2. Social Security Death Index; LDS Web Site.
Lakin Parsons; born on 23 Feb 1914; died in Jun 1987; living at Shively, Jefferson Co, KY at death.


Maggie Tilley

1. 1920 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Center District, taken on 6/7/9 Feb 1920, Page 195B, Family #112.
Listed as Maggie Tilley, age 1 yr, 4 months, born in WV, in household of father, John B. Tilley.
2. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Clear Fork District; taken on 7 Apr 1930; Page 167; Image 7 of 22;
Family #48/48.
Listed as Maggie Tilley; age 12; born in WV; in household of father, John B. Tilley.
3. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1934); Page 314; WV Archives Web Site.
Raymond Cline; age 19; born in Wyoming Co, WV; living at Clearfork, WV; son of Walter and Eva
Cline; married on 12 Jun 1934 at residence of Johney Tilley's, Clearfork District; Maggie Tilley; age
16; born in Wyoming Co, WV; living at Clearfork, WV; daughter of John B. and Alma Tilley.
4. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1937); Page 271; WV Archives Web Site.
Lakin Alie Parsons; age 23; born in Jackson Co, WV; single; son of James Marshall and Clarissa
Parsons; married on 4 Dec 1937 at Clearfork, WV; Maggie Marie Tilley; age 19; born in Mingo Co,
WV; divorced; living at Clearfork, WV; daughter of John B. and Alma Tilley.
5. Social Security Death Index; LDS Web Site.
Maggie Parsons; born on 28 Mar 1918; died on 13 Apr 1994; living at Lynco, Wyoming Co, WV at
death.


James Marshall Parsons

1. Jackson Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1907); Page 260; WV Archives Web Site.
James Marshall Parsons; age 20; born and living in Jackson Co, WV; married on 6 Oct 1907 at
residence of F.M. Casto, minister; Clarissa Harpold; age 18; born and living in Jackson Co, WV.


Clarissa Harpold

1. Jackson Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1907); Page 260; WV Archives Web Site.
James Marshall Parsons; age 20; born and living in Jackson Co, WV; married on 6 Oct 1907 at
residence of F.M. Casto, minister; Clarissa Harpold; age 18; born and living in Jackson Co, WV.


Kyle Everett Walters

1. "The Register Herald"; Beckley, WV; Monday, 26 Jul 2010; Newspaper Obit.
"OCEANA — Kyle Everett Walters, 61, of Oceana, went to be with the Lord on Friday, July 23, 2010, following a courageous battle with cancer. He was surrounded by his loving family. "Born August 8, 1948, in Lynco, WV, he was the son of the late Harold Walters Sr. of Daleville, AL, and the late Geneva Cline Walters of Lynco, WV. "Kyle was the Assistant Senior Patrol Leader and later served as the President of the Oceana Boy Scout Troop in the early 1960s. He served in the U.S. Army from 1968 to 1971 as a rank of Specialist 5. He was in the 1st Class of E.M.T.s for the State of WV in 1971 and worked for OH-9 Ambulance service for 9 years. Kyle worked 26 years for U.S. Steel Mining and was a member of the UMWA and District 1713. "Kyle was a proud member of the Oceana Volunteer Fire Department since June 3rd, 1966. He served as the rank of Captain for 20 years and as the Secretary-Treasurer for 30 years. Having served 44 years on the department, Kyle was the longest serving member. "Those left to cherish his memories are his loving wife Deloris of 38 years, two sons, Brad and Tiffany of Sevierville, TN, Patrick and Ashley of Oceana, WV, three grandsons, Jordan, Hunter and Peyton Kyle, a granddaughter, Aleyah, two brothers, Harold Jr. and Jerry both of Sevierville, TN, three half brothers, Norman, Dale and Randy, and two half sisters, Patricia Robbins and Druzella Davey. Kyle also left behind a host of nieces, nephews, and other family members who cherished him dearly. "Some of Kyle’s greatest joys were spending time with his grandchildren, serving his community, and his church. "Kyle will be honored with a full Fireman’s Service on Tuesday, 11 a.m. at Evans Funeral Home with Bishop Randy Bowles and Rev. J.L. Riffe officiating. Burial will follow at Palm Memorial Gardens at Matheny. Friends may call Monday from 6 to 9 p.m. at Evans Memorial Chapel, Oceana..."


Robert Bruce Ray

1. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Slab Fork District; taken on 27 Apr 1910; Page 287A;
Family #139/146.
Listed as Bruce Ray; age 1; born in WV; in household of father, William S. Ray.
2. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1936); Page 340; WV Archives Web Site.
Robert Bruce Ray; age 27; born in Wyoming Co, WV; living at Maben, WV; son of W.S. and Bettie Ray;
married on 5 Jun 1936 at Pineville, WV; Sylvia Halsey; age 21; born in Wyoming Co, WV; living at
Hotchkiss, WV; daughter of Ike and Etta Halsey.


Sylvia Halsey

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1936); Page 340; WV Archives Web Site.
Robert Bruce Ray; age 27; born in Wyoming Co, WV; living at Maben, WV; son of W.S. and Bettie Ray;
married on 5 Jun 1936 at Pineville, WV; Sylvia Halsey; age 21; born in Wyoming Co, WV; living at
Hotchkiss, WV; daughter of Ike and Etta Halsey.
2. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1952); Page 223; WV Archives Web Site.
William S. Snuffer; age 49; born at Bolt, WV; widowed; living at Ravencliff, WV; son of Lee and Kansas
Snuffer; married on 18 Nov 1952 at Oak Hill, WV; Sylvia Ray; age 37; born at Hotkiss WV; living at
Maben, WV; daughter of Isaac and Etta Halsey.


William S. Ray

1. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Slab Fork District; taken on 27 Apr 1910; Page 287A;
Family #139/146.
Listed as William S. Ray; age 31; born in NC; married once for 7 yrs; laborer in lumber mill; head of
household.


Bettie Lewis

1. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Slab Fork District; taken on 27 Apr 1910; Page 287A;
Family #139/146.
Listed as Betty Ray; age 30; born in NC; married once for 7 yrs; 3 children, all living; in household of
husband, William S. Ray.


Anna Ray

1. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Slab Fork District; taken on 27 Apr 1910; Page 287A;
Family #139/146.
Listed as Anna Ray; age 5; born in WV; in household of father, William S. Ray.


Fred Ray

1. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Slab Fork District; taken on 27 Apr 1910; Page 287A;
Family #139/146.
Listed as Fred Ray; age 2; born in WV; in household of father, William S. Ray.


William S. Snuffer

1. 1910 Census, Raleigh Co, WV; Trap Hill District; Bolt; taken on 3 May 1910; Page 267A; Image 43
of 57; Family #374/384.
Listed as Oley S. Snuffer; age 7; born in WV; in household of father, Lee R. Snuffer.
2. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1952); Page 223; WV Archives Web Site.
William S. Snuffer; age 49; born at Bolt, WV; widowed; living at Ravencliff, WV; son of Lee and
Kansas Snuffer; married on 18 Nov 1952 at Oak Hill, WV; Sylvia Ray; age 37; born at Hotkiss WV;
living at Maben, WV; daughter of Isaac and Etta Halsey.


Sylvia Halsey

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1936); Page 340; WV Archives Web Site.
Robert Bruce Ray; age 27; born in Wyoming Co, WV; living at Maben, WV; son of W.S. and Bettie Ray;
married on 5 Jun 1936 at Pineville, WV; Sylvia Halsey; age 21; born in Wyoming Co, WV; living at
Hotchkiss, WV; daughter of Ike and Etta Halsey.
2. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1952); Page 223; WV Archives Web Site.
William S. Snuffer; age 49; born at Bolt, WV; widowed; living at Ravencliff, WV; son of Lee and Kansas
Snuffer; married on 18 Nov 1952 at Oak Hill, WV; Sylvia Ray; age 37; born at Hotkiss WV; living at
Maben, WV; daughter of Isaac and Etta Halsey.


Lee Robert Snuffer

1. 1900 Census, Raleigh Co, WV; Trap Hill District; taken on 26 Jun 1900; Page 320B; Image 28
of 29; Family #248/248.
Listed as Lee Snuffer; age 19; born in Jun 1880 in WV; married less than a year, farmer; head of
household.
2. 1910 Census, Raleigh Co, WV; Trap Hill District; Bolt; taken on 3 May 1910; Page 267A; Image 43
of 57; Family #374/384.
Listed as Lee Snuffer; age 31; born in WV; widowed; married 10 yrs; 3 children, all living; farm
laborer; head of household.
3. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1912); Page 83; WV Archives Web Site.
Lee snuffer; age 31 yrs; born in Raleigh Co, WV; living in Wyoming Co, WV; son of Russel and
Lena Snuffer; married on 29 Sep 1912 in Wyoming Co, WV; Juda Bailey; age 19; born and living
in Wyoming Co, WV; daughter of Robert and Laura Bailey.


Kansas Allen

1. 1900 Census, Raleigh Co, WV; Trap Hill District; taken on 26 Jun 1900; Page 320B; Image 28
of 29; Family #248/248.
Listed as Kansas Snuffer; age 22; born in May 1878 in WV; married less than a year, in household
of husband, Lee Snuffer.


Hettie P. Snuffer

1. 1910 Census, Raleigh Co, WV; Trap Hill District; Bolt; taken on 3 May 1910; Page 267A; Image 43
of 57; Family #374/384.
Listed as Hettie P. Snuffer; age 10; born in WV; in household of father, Lee R. Snuffer.


Ada May Snuffer

1. 1910 Census, Raleigh Co, WV; Trap Hill District; Bolt; taken on 3 May 1910; Page 267A; Image 43
of 57; Family #374/384.
Listed as Ada May Snuffer; age 3; born in WV; in household of father, Lee R. Snuffer.


Rachel Deloris Ray

1. "The Register Herald"; Beckley, WV; Tuesday, 27 Jul 2010; Newspaper Obit.
"BARRETVILLE, Tenn. — Rachel Deloris (Ray) Conti, daughter of Bruce Ray and Sylvia Halsey Ray Snuffer (both deceased), widow of Capt. Frank J. Conti, USMC-Retired, died at her home in Barretville, Tenn., on July 22. She was 70. "The daughter of a coal miner and stepdaughter to a Church of God pastor (William S. Snuffer), Mrs. Conti was raised in Wyoming County. After marriage, she traveled the world as a Marine Corps wife, and duty stations included Camp LeJeune, N.C., Willow Grove, Pa., Okinawa, Japan, and her favorite place, Beaufort, S.C. She raised three children while supporting her husband’s two tours of Vietnam and other extended absences required by the military. The family retired at the last duty station of NAS Millington (Memphis, Tenn.) in 1979. "She was a past President of the Officer’s Wives Club at MCAS, Futenma, Okinawa, a supporter of the Equal Rights Amendment, an active member of the Shelby County, Tenn., Republican Party and the Christian Coalition. Mrs. Conti was a vocal advocate for children’s rights, and also supported the American Legion and VWF, as well as numerous other charities. In her fifties she returned to school and earned her GED. She enjoyed reading, genealogy and listening to Pastor John Hagee. She was “Aunt Rachel” to many, as well as an honorary “Grandmother” to many. "Mrs. Conti is survived by her children, Donna Conti of Washington, D.C., Frank (Rusty) Conti of Atoka, Tenn., and Lisa Wilson of Millington, Tenn., her grandchildren Philip Wesley Smith of Bartlett, Sarah Ann Wilson of Millington, and one great-grandson, Landon Bumpus Smith of Bartlett. "Also surviving are sisters, Rita Pauley of Mullens, Shirley Raye of Otsego; brother, Darry Snuffer of Bolt; stepsisters, Arbutus Lafferty, Shirley Day, Naomi Bailey; stepbrothers, Larry, Darrell and Harold Snuffer. Predeceasing Mrs. Conti were stepbrothers, Jerry and Curtis Snuffer. She has one surviving Aunt, Rosella Milam of Arlington, Va. "Her fiery personality will be greatly missed by her best friend, Terri Miller, and family, her sisters-in-law Cassie Conti, Teresa Snuffer and Christine Snuffer, brother-in-law Darrell Pauley; daughter-in-law Tina Conti; sons-in-law Tom Smith and Juan Roque, as well as many cousins, nieces and nephews and the many friends she had made in her lifetime. "Services will be 1 p.m. Wednesday, July 28, 2010, at Lester Church of God, Lester, with Rev. Ernie Francis officiating. Burial will follow in the Snuffer Cemetery, Bolt.


Fred Lewis

1. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Slab Fork District; taken on 27 Apr 1910; Page 287A;
Family #139/146.
Listed as Fred Lewis; age 19; born in NC; in household of brother-in-law, William S. Ray.