McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families and Individuals

Notes


Melvin Patterson Powers

1. 1900 Census, Wise Co, VA; Gladeville District; taken on 22/23 Jun 1900; Page 15A; Family #202/212.
Listed as Melvin P. Powers; age 10; born in VA in Apr 1890; in household of father, Henry H. Powers.
2. 1910 Census, Wise Co, VA; Lipps District; taken on 31 May 1910; Page 192B; Family #279/285.
Listed as Melvin P. Powers; age 18; born in VA; in household of father, Henry H. Powers
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1919); Page 205; WV Archives Web Site.
Melvin Powers; age 38; born in Fletcher Co, KY; widowed; carpenter; living at Pageton, WV; son of
Henry and Ida B.; married on 30 Sep 1919 at Welch, WV; Effie Graves; age 21; born in Crowing Co,
MN; widow; daughter of George and Martha Gilbert.
4. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkins District; Blackwolf; taken on 3 Jan 1920; Page 271B;
Family #302/305.
Listed as Melvin Powers; age 38; born in VA; married; blacksmith for coal company; head of
household.


Effie Genoah Gilbert

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1919); Page 205; WV Archives Web Site.
Melvin Powers; age 38; born in Fletcher Co, KY; widowed; carpenter; living at Pageton, WV; son of
Henry and Ida B.; married on 30 Sep 1919 at Welch, WV; Effie Graves; age 21; born in Crowing Co,
MN; widow; daughter of George and Martha Gilbert.
2. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkins District; Blackwolf; taken on 3 Jan 1920; Page 271B;
Family #302/305.
Listed as Ella Powers; age 19; born in MN; married; in household of husband, Melvin P. Powers.


Charlotte Powers

1. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #6441; WV Archives Web Site.
Charlotte Powers; age 5 yrs, 11 mons, 6 days; born on 3 Jun 1922 at Richlands, VA; living at Gary,
WV; daughter of M.P. and Effie (Gilbert) Powers; died on 9 May 1928 at Gary, McDowell Co, WV from
scarlet fever; buried on 10 May 1928 at Gary #10, WV; informant, M.P. Powers, Gary, WV.
M.P. Powers was listed as born in Letcher Co, KY; Effie Gilbert in Paw Paw, MN.


Louise Belle Powers

1. McDowell Co, WV; Death Registry; Vol #__ (1928); Page 166; Line 8, WV Archives Web Site.
Louise B.Powers; age 3 yrs, 1 mon, 0 days; living at Gary, WV; daughter of M.P. and Effie; died on 14
May 1928 at Gary, McDowell Co, WV from scarlet fever; buried on 15 May 1928 at Gary #10, WV;
informant, M.P. Powers, Gary, WV.


Effie Genoah Gilbert

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1919); Page 205; WV Archives Web Site.
Melvin Powers; age 38; born in Fletcher Co, KY; widowed; carpenter; living at Pageton, WV; son of
Henry and Ida B.; married on 30 Sep 1919 at Welch, WV; Effie Graves; age 21; born in Crowing Co,
MN; widow; daughter of George and Martha Gilbert.
2. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkins District; Blackwolf; taken on 3 Jan 1920; Page 271B;
Family #302/305.
Listed as Ella Powers; age 19; born in MN; married; in household of husband, Melvin P. Powers.


Robert Alley Powers

1. 1900 Census, Wise Co, VA; Gladeville District; taken on 22/23 Jun 1900; Page 15A; Family #202/212.
Listed as Robert A. Powers; age 6; born in VA in Mar 1894; in household of father, Henry H. Powers.
2. 1910 Census, Wise Co, VA; Lipps District; taken on 31 May 1910; Page 192B; Family #279/285.
Listed as Robert A. Powers; age 16; born in VA; in household of father, Henry H. Powers
3. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; Wilcoe; Railroad YMCA; taken on 31Jan 1920;
Page 163B; Family #358/386.
Listed as Robert A. Powers; age 24; bon in VA; single; lodger; brakeman for railroad.
4. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1920); Page 185; WV Archives Web Site.
Robert A. Powers; age 35 (sic, 25); born in Letcher Co, KY; widowed; brakeman; living at Wilcoe, WV;
son of H.H. and Ida B.; married on 28 Feb 1920 at Welch, WV; Mary Finley; age 21; born in Grayson
Co, VA; single; daughter of James and Emaline.


Mary Jane Finley

1. 1900 Census, Grayson Co, VA; Wilson District; taken on 26 Jun 1900; Page 170A; Image 51 of
58; Family #465/465.
Listed as Mary J. Finley; age 1; born in VA in May 1899; in household of father, John
(sic? James?) W. Finley.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1920); Page 185; WV Archives Web Site.
Robert A. Powers; age 35 (sic, 25); born in Letcher Co, KY; widowed; brakeman; living at Wilcoe,
WV; son of H.H. and Ida B.; married on 28 Feb 1920 at Welch, WV; Mary Finley; age 21; born in
Grayson Co, VA; single; daughter of James and Emaline.
3. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; Gary; E.D. 24-3; taken on __Apr 1940; Page 94A;
Image 63 of 64; Household #538.
Listed as Jane Powers; age 40; born in VA; married; 6th grade education; lived in Tazewell Co, VA
on 1 Apr 1940; in household of brother-in-law, Frank L. Graham.


Eula Powers

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; Gary; E.D. 24-3; taken on __Apr 1940; Page 94A;
Image 63 of 64; Household #538.
Listed as Eula Powers; age 15; born in VA; 4th grade education; attending school; lived in Tazewell
Co, VA on 1 Apr 1940; in household of uncle, Frank L. Graham.


Henry Powers

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; Gary; E.D. 24-3; taken on __Apr 1940; Page 94A;
Image 63 of 64; Household #538.
Listed as Henry Powers; age 3; born in VA; in household of uncle, Frank L. Graham.


James Monroe Finley

1. 1900 Census, Grayson Co, VA; Wilson District; taken on 26 Jun 1900; Page 170A; Image 51 of
58; Family #465/465.
Listed as John (sic?, James?) W. Finley; age 45; born in VA in Nov 1854; married 20 yrs; farmer;
head of household.
2. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; Gary; taken on 10 Apr 1930; Page 29A; Image
31 of 60; Family #353/374.
Listed as Monroe Finley; age 73; born in VA; married at 21; in household of son-in-law, Frank L.
Graham, with wife.


Emaline Blevins

1. 1900 Census, Grayson Co, VA; Wilson District; taken on 26 Jun 1900; Page 170A; Image 51 of
58; Family #465/465.
Listed as Emaline Finley; age 40; born in VA in Oct 1859; married 20 yrs; 9 children, 8 living; in
household of husband, James M. Finley.
2. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; Gary; taken on 10 Apr 1930; Page 29A; Image
31 of 60; Family #353/374.
Listed as Eminline Finley; age 68; born in VA; married at 18; in household of son-in-law, Frank L.
Graham, with husband.
3. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; Gary; E.D. 24-3; taken on __Apr 1940; Page 94A;
Image 63 of 64; Household #538.
Listed as Emiline Finley; age 77; born in VA; widow; no education; lived in same house on 1 Apr
1940; in household of son-in-law, Frank L. Graham.
4. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #1948; WV Archives Web Site.
Emmaline Finley; age 85 yrs, 11 mons, 15 days; born 5 Mar 1862 in Grayson Co, WV; wife of
James Monroe Finley; housewife; living at #3 Mine, Frank Graham Lease, Gary, WV; daughter of
Morris and _____ Blevins; died 20 Feb 1948 at Gary, WV; from heart failure; buried 22 Feb 1948
in Family Cemetery, McDowell Co, WV; informant, Frank Graham, Gary, WV.


Arthur Finley

1. 1900 Census, Grayson Co, VA; Wilson District; taken on 26 Jun 1900; Page 170A; Image 51 of
58; Family #465/465.
Listed as Arthur Finley; age 15; born in VA in Oct 1884; farmer; in household of father, John
(sic? James?) W. Finley.


Ollie Finley

1. 1900 Census, Grayson Co, VA; Wilson District; taken on 26 Jun 1900; Page 170A; Image 51 of
58; Family #465/465.
Listed as Ollie Finley; age 9; born in VA in May 1891; in household of father, John (sic? James?)
W. Finley.


Laura Finley

1. 1900 Census, Grayson Co, VA; Wilson District; taken on 26 Jun 1900; Page 170A; Image 51 of
58; Family #465/465.
Listed as Laura Finley; age 7; born in VA in May 1893; in household of father, John (sic? James?)
W. Finley.


Mandy A. Finley

1. 1900 Census, Grayson Co, VA; Wilson District; taken on 26 Jun 1900; Page 170A; Image 51 of
58; Family #465/465.
Listed as Mandy A. Finley; age 3; born in VA in May 1897; in household of father, John
(sic? James?) W. Finley.


Thomas B. Finley

1. 1900 Census, Grayson Co, VA; Wilson District; taken on 26 Jun 1900; Page 170A; Image 51 of
58; Family #465/465.
Listed as Thomas B. Finley; age 1; born in VA in May 1899; in household of father, John
(sic? James?) W. Finley.


William "Billy" Powers

1. 1910 Census, Wise Co, VA; Lipps District; taken on 31 May 1910; Page 193A; Family #279/285.
Listed as William Powers; age 4; born in VA; in household of father, Henry H. Powers
2. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; Pageton; taken on 22/23 Jan 1920; Page 266A;
Family #182/185.
Listed as Billie Powers; age 12; born in VA; in household of father, Henry H. Powers.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1925); Page 254; WV Archives Web Site.
William Powers; age 21; born in Wise Co, VA; single; farmer; living at Gary, WV; son of Henry and Ida
Bell; married on 29 Jul 1925 at Welch, WV; Hallie Bowman; age 17; born in McDowell Co, WV;
single; daughter of William and Mollie.
4. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; Venus; taken on 12 Apr 1930; Page 33 A;
Family #508/561.
Listed as Billy Powers; age 26; born in VA; married at 21; car repairman; in household of father,
Henry H. Powers.


Hallie Bowman

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1925); Page 254; WV Archives Web Site.
William Powers; age 21; born in Wise Co, VA; single; farmer; living at Gary, WV; son of Henry and Ida
Bell; married on 29 Jul 1925 at Welch, WV; Hallie Bowman; age 17; born in McDowell Co, WV;
single; daughter of William and Mollie.
2. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; Venus; taken on 12 Apr 1930; Page 33 A;
Family #508/561.
Listed as Allie Powers; age 22; born in WV; married at 17; in household of father-in-law, Henry H.
Powers.


Henry H. Powers

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; Venus; taken on 12 Apr 1930; Page 33 A;
Family #508/561.
Listed as Henry H. Powers; age 3 yrs, 7 mons; born in WV; in household of grandfather, Henry H.
Powers, with parents.


Charles Wesley Powers

1. 1900 Census, Wise Co, VA; Gladeville District; taken on 22/23 Jun 1900; Page 15A; Family #202/212.
Listed as Charles W. Powers; age 3; born in VA in Sep 1896; in household of father, Henry H. Powers.
2. 1910 Census, Wise Co, VA; Lipps District; taken on 31 May 1910; Page 192B; Family #279/285.
Listed as Charles W. Powers; age 16; born in VA; in household of father, Henry H. Powers
3. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; Wilcoe; Railroad YMCA; taken on 31Jan 1920;
Page 163B; Family #358/386.
Listed as Charles W. Powers; age 26; born in VA; single; lodger; brakeman for railroad.
4. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1934); Page 380; WV Archives Web Site.
C.W.Powers; age 38; born in KY; widowed; miner; living at Havaco, WV; son of Henry and Ida
Bell; married on 5 May 1934 at Welch, WV; Naomie Money; age 20; born in Wythe Co, VA; single;
daughter of Clifford and Lener.
5. McDowell Co, WV; Death Registry; Vol #__ (1964); Browns Creek District; Page __; WV Archives Web
Site.
Charles Wesley Powers; age 70; born on 1 Sep 1893 (sic, 1896); in Wise Co, VA (sic, KY); retired
miner; living at Wyco, WV; son of Henry and Ida (Bevins) Powers; died on 19 amy 1964 in the Welch
Emergency Hospital, Welch, McDowell Co, WV from a pulmonary edema caused by chronic
pulmonary fibrosis and emphysema; buried on 23 May 1964 in Spruve Grove Cemetery, Basin, WV;
informant, Mrs. Melvin Powers, Wyco, WV.


Charles Wesley Powers

1. 1900 Census, Wise Co, VA; Gladeville District; taken on 22/23 Jun 1900; Page 15A; Family #202/212.
Listed as Charles W. Powers; age 3; born in VA in Sep 1896; in household of father, Henry H. Powers.
2. 1910 Census, Wise Co, VA; Lipps District; taken on 31 May 1910; Page 192B; Family #279/285.
Listed as Charles W. Powers; age 16; born in VA; in household of father, Henry H. Powers
3. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; Wilcoe; Railroad YMCA; taken on 31Jan 1920;
Page 163B; Family #358/386.
Listed as Charles W. Powers; age 26; born in VA; single; lodger; brakeman for railroad.
4. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1934); Page 380; WV Archives Web Site.
C.W.Powers; age 38; born in KY; widowed; miner; living at Havaco, WV; son of Henry and Ida
Bell; married on 5 May 1934 at Welch, WV; Naomie Money; age 20; born in Wythe Co, VA; single;
daughter of Clifford and Lener.
5. McDowell Co, WV; Death Registry; Vol #__ (1964); Browns Creek District; Page __; WV Archives Web
Site.
Charles Wesley Powers; age 70; born on 1 Sep 1893 (sic, 1896); in Wise Co, VA (sic, KY); retired
miner; living at Wyco, WV; son of Henry and Ida (Bevins) Powers; died on 19 amy 1964 in the Welch
Emergency Hospital, Welch, McDowell Co, WV from a pulmonary edema caused by chronic
pulmonary fibrosis and emphysema; buried on 23 May 1964 in Spruve Grove Cemetery, Basin, WV;
informant, Mrs. Melvin Powers, Wyco, WV.


Naomie Money

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1934); Page 380; WV Archives Web Site.
C.W.Powers; age 38; born in KY; widowed; miner; living at Havaco, WV; son of Henry and Ida
Bell; married on 5 May 1934 at Welch, WV; Naomie Money; age 20; born in Wythe Co, VA; single;
daughter of Clifford and Lener.


Melvin Powers

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1935); Page 243; WV Archives Web Site.
Melvin Powers; age 21; born at Jenkins, KY; single; miner; living at Marytown, WV; son of C.W. and
Susie; married on 25 Dec 1935 at Havaco, WV; Logene Church; age 18; born in McDowell Co, WV;
single; daughter of John and Ludy?.
Note attached to Certificate:
"Jan 6 -43
401 County St., Portsmouth, VA
This Certifies that I Alfred Fannin Being qualified at the time and date mentioned below. did unite
in marriage. Melvin powers and Logene Church on Dec. 25 - 1935 at Havaco Wva.
In the prsence of Frank Church and wife and family, also gave him his certificate and turned License
in to County Clerk at Welch. This written and Signed by me this Jan 6 - 43
(signed) Alfred Fannin
Subscribed and sworn to before me on this 6 Feb 1943
M.K. Scott - Notary Public"


Logene Church

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1935); Page 243; WV Archives Web Site.
Melvin Powers; age 21; born at Jenkins, KY; single; miner; living at Marytown, WV; son of C.W. and
Susie; married on 25 Dec 1935 at Havaco, WV; Logene Church; age 18; born in McDowell Co, WV;
single; daughter of John and Ludy?.
Note attached to Certificate:
"Jan 6 -43
401 County St., Portsmouth, VA
This Certifies that I Alfred Fannin Being qualified at the time and date mentioned below. did unite
in marriage. Melvin powers and Logene Church on Dec. 25 - 1935 at Havaco Wva.
In the prsence of Frank Church and wife and family, also gave him his certificate and turned License
in to County Clerk at Welch. This written and Signed by me this Jan 6 - 43
(signed) Alfred Fannin
Subscribed and sworn to before me on this 6 Feb 1943
M.K. Scott - Notary Public"