McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families and Individuals

Notes


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"


Dent Powers

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1928); Page 52; WV Archives Web Site.
Dent Powers; age 21; born in Ash Co, NC; single; miner; living at Berwind, WV; son of Andy and
Margaret; married on 4 Dec 1928 at Berwind; Grace Lee Gilbert; age 23; born in Russell Co, VA;
divorced; daughter of Garland and Ellen.


Grace Lee Gilbert

1. 1910 Census, Russell Co, VA; New Garden District; taken on 9/10 May 1910; Page 271A; Image
31 of 33; Family #263/263.
Listed as Gracy Gilbert; age 7; born in VA; in household of father, Garland Gilbert.
2. 1920 Census, Russell Co, VA; New Garden; taken on 21/22 Jan 1920; Page 239A; Image 23 of 28;
Family #194/194.
Listed as Gracy Gilbert; age 16; born in VA; in household of father, Garland Gilbert.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1928); Page 52; WV Archives Web Site.
Dent Powers; age 21; born in Ash Co, NC; single; miner; living at Berwind, WV; son of Andy and
Margaret; married on 4 Dec 1928 at Berwind; Grace Lee Gilbert; age 23; born in Russell Co, VA;
divorced; daughter of Garland and Ellen.


Garland Gilbert

1. 1910 Census, Russell Co, VA; New Garden District; taken on 9/10 May 1910; Page 271A; Image
31 of 33; Family #263/263.
Listed as Garland Gilbert; age 32; born in VA; married once for 10 yrs; farmer; head of household.
2. Russell Co, VA; WW I Draft Registration Card #77; 12 Sep 1918; LDS Web Site.
Garland Gilbert, age 40; born 22 Jun 1878; living at RFD #2, Cleveland, Russell Co, VA; farmer;
nearest relative, Ellen A. Gilbert, same address; medium height and build; gray eyes and black hair.
3. 1920 Census, Russell Co, VA; New Garden; taken on 21/22 Jan 1920; Page 239A; Image 23 of 28;
Family #176/179.
Listed as Garland Gilbert; age 52; born in VA; married at 21; farmer; head of household.
4. 1930 Census, Russell Co, VA; New Garden; taken on 15 Apr 1930; Page 209A; Image 19 of 24;
Family #194/194.
Listed as Garland Gilbert; age 41; born in VA; married; farmer; head of household.
5. 1940 Census, Russell Co, VA; New Garden District; E.D. 84-25; taken on 28 May 1940; Page 344B;
Image 35 of 39; Household #272.
Listed as Garland Gilbert; age 61; born in VA; married; 7th grade education; lived in same house on
1 Apr 1935; farm operator; head of household.
6. Russell Co, VA; WW II Draft Registration Card #U-1454; 27 Apr 1942; LDS Web Site.
Garland Gilbert; age 63; born 22 Jun 1878 in Russell Co, VA; farmer; living at Cleveland, VA; person
who will always known address, P.S. Rasnake, Cleveland, VA; 5' 8 1/2" tall; 177 lbs; gray eyes; black
hair; light brown complexion.


Ellen A.

1. 1910 Census, Russell Co, VA; New Garden District; taken on 9/10 May 1910; Page 271A; Image
31 of 33; Family #263/263.
Listed as Ellen Gilbert; age 36; born in VA; married twice, last time for 10 yrs; farmer; 8 children, all
living; in household of husband, Garland Gilbert.
2. 1920 Census, Russell Co, VA; New Garden; taken on 21/22 Jan 1920; Page 239A; Image 23 of 28;
Family #194/194.
Listed as Ellen Gilbert; age 45; born in VA; married; in household of husband, Garland Gilbert.
3. 1930 Census, Russell Co, VA; New Garden; taken on 15 Apr 1930; Page 209A; Image 19 of 24;
Family #194/194.
Listed as Ellen Gilbert; age 56; born in VA; married at 25; in household of husband, Garland Gilbert.
4. 1940 Census, Russell Co, VA; New Garden District; E.D. 84-25; taken on 28 May 1940; Page 344B;
Image 35 of 39; Household #272.
Listed as Ellen Gilbert; age 66; born in VA; married; 7th grade education; lived in same house on
1 Apr 1935; in household of husband, Garland Gilbert.


Nellie Gilbert

1. 1910 Census, Russell Co, VA; New Garden District; taken on 9/10 May 1910; Page 271A; Image
31 of 33; Family #263/263.
Listed as Nelly Gilbert; age 6; born in VA; in household of father, Garland Gilbert.
2. 1920 Census, Russell Co, VA; New Garden; taken on 21/22 Jan 1920; Page 239A; Image 23 of 28;
Family #194/194.
Listed as Nellie Gilbert; age 14; born in VA; in household of father, Garland Gilbert.


Lake E. Gilbert

1. 1910 Census, Russell Co, VA; New Garden District; taken on 9/10 May 1910; Page 271A; Image
31 of 33; Family #263/263.
Listed as Lake E. Gilbert; age 4; born in VA; in household of father, Garland Gilbert.
2. 1920 Census, Russell Co, VA; New Garden; taken on 21/22 Jan 1920; Page 239A; Image 23 of 28;
Family #194/194.
Listed as Lake E. Gilbert; age 14; born in VA; in household of father, Garland Gilbert.


Elbert Leland Gilbert

1. 1910 Census, Russell Co, VA; New Garden District; taken on 9/10 May 1910; Page 271A; Image
31 of 33; Family #263/263.
Listed as Elbert L. Gilbert; age 2; born in VA; in household of father, Garland Gilbert.
2. 1920 Census, Russell Co, VA; New Garden; taken on 21/22 Jan 1920; Page 239A; Image 23 of 28;
Family #194/194.
Listed as Elbert L. Gilbert; age 12; born in VA; in household of father, Garland Gilbert.
3. 1940 Census, Russell Co, VA; New Garden District; E.D. 84-25; taken on 28 May 1940; Page 344B;
Image 35 of 39; Household #272.
Listed as Elbert Leland Gilbert; age 32; born in VA; single 7th grade education; lived in same house on
1 Apr 1935; farm laborer; in household of father, Garland Gilbert.


Sarah E. Gilbert

1. 1920 Census, Russell Co, VA; New Garden; taken on 21/22 Jan 1920; Page 239A; Image 23 of 28;
Family #194/194.
Listed as Sarah E. Gilbert; age 8; born in VA; in household of father, Garland Gilbert.
2. 1930 Census, Russell Co, VA; New Garden; taken on 15 Apr 1930; Page 209A; Image 19 of 24;
Family #194/194.
Listed as Sarah Gilbert; age 18; born in VA; in household of father, Garland Gilbert.


Martha Ruth Gilbert

1. 1920 Census, Russell Co, VA; New Garden; taken on 21/22 Jan 1920; Page 239A; Image 23 of 28;
Family #194/194.
Listed as Martha R. Gilbert; age 6; born in VA; in household of father, Garland Gilbert.
2. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; War; taken on 11 Apr 1930; Pahe 9A;
Image 17 of 28; Family #__/120.
Listed as Ruth Gilbert; age 17; born in VA; single; in household of brother-in-law, Fred Arlington.
3. 1930 Census, Russell Co, VA; New Garden; taken on 15 Apr 1930; Page 209A; Image 19 of 24;
Family #194/194.
Listed as Ruth Gilbert; age 16; born in VA; in household of father, Garland Gilbert.
(Listed twice in this census)


Clarence Powers

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1935); Page 251; WV Archives Web Site.
Clarence Powers; age 21; born in Ashe Co, NC; single; paper boy; living at War, WV; son of Ernie
and Florence; married on 24 Dec 1935 at War, WV; Georgia Gilbert; age 19; born in Russell Co, VA;
single; living at War, WV; daughter of Garland and Ellen.


Georgia Gilbert

1. 1920 Census, Russell Co, VA; New Garden; taken on 21/22 Jan 1920; Page 239A; Image 23 of 28;
Family #194/194.
Listed as Georgia Gilbert; age 9 mons; born in VA; in household of father, Garland Gilbert.
2. 1930 Census, Russell Co, VA; New Garden; taken on 15 Apr 1930; Page 209A; Image 19 of 24;
Family #194/194.
Listed as Georgia Gilbert; age 10; born in VA; in household of father, Garland Gilbert.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1935); Page 251; WV Archives Web Site.
Clarence Powers; age 21; born in Ashe Co, NC; single; paper boy; living at War, WV; son of Ernie
and Florence; married on 24 Dec 1935 at War, WV; Georgia Gilbert; age 19; born in Russell Co, VA;
single; living at War, WV; daughter of Garland and Ellen.