McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families and Individuals

Notes


James A. Fields

1, Mingo Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1907); Page 139; WV Archives Web Site.
James A. Fields; age 27; born in Pike Co, KY; widowed; miner; living in Mingo Co, WV; son of John
and Charlotte; married on 5 Aug 1907 at the Court House; Minerva Mullins; age 19; born in McDowell
Co, WV; single; daughter of Harvey and Nettie.


Minerva "Nerva" Mullins

1. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; taken on 11 Jun 1900; Page 243B ; Image 10
of 65; Family #84/84.
Listed as Nerva Mullins; age 14; born in WV in May 1886; in household of mother, Nettie (_____)
Mullins.
2, Mingo Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1907); Page 139; WV Archives Web Site.
James A. Fields; age 27; born in Pike Co, KY; widowed; miner; living in Mingo Co, WV; son of John
and Charlotte; married on 5 Aug 1907 at the Court House; Minerva Mullins; age 19; born in McDowell
Co, WV; single; daughter of Harvey and Nettie.


Charles Carl Stinson

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1934); Page 307; WV Archives Web Site.
Charles Stinson; age 24; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; miner; living at Iaeger, WV; son of
Eliz and Elban; married on 26 Dec 1934 at Avondale, WV; Anna Mullins; age 22; born in McDowell
Co, WV; daughter of Allen and Mary Jane.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #8155; WV Archives Web Site.
Charles Carl Stinson; age 25 yrs, 10 mons, 26 days; born on 15 Jul 1914 in McDowell Co, WV;
married; husband of Anna Stinson, age 24; timber worker; living at Avondale, WV; son of Elisha and
Elvira (Roberts) Stinson; died on 6 Jun 1940 at Avondale, WV from "gun shot wound in chest"; "shot
gun placed against body"; buried on 8 Jun 1940 in Cane Ridge Cemetery, Avondale, WV; informant,
Anna Stinson, Avondale, WV.


Oceana "Annie" Mullins

1. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Iaeger; taken on 12 Mar 1920; Page 247A;
Image 24 of 35; Family #244/248.
Listed as Oceana Mullins; age 2 yrs, 3 mons; born in WV; in household of father, Allen Mullins.
2. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; taken on 14 Apr 1930; Page 257B; Image 34
of 51; Family #283/287.
Listed as Annie Mullins; age 14; born in WV; in household of father, Allen Mullins.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1934); Page 307; WV Archives Web Site.
Charles Stinson; age 24; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; miner; living at Iaeger, WV; son of
Eliz and Elban; married on 26 Dec 1934 at Avondale, WV; Anna Mullins; age 22; born in McDowell
Co, WV; daughter of Allen and Mary Jane.
4. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage records; Vol #__(1945); Page 253; WV Archives Web Site.
Emory Kennedy; age 26; born in Bradshaw, WV; single; living at Raysal, WV; married on 8 Oct 1945
in Welch, WV; Annie Mullins; age 29; born in Avondale, WV; widow; living at Raysal, WV.
5. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #'62 006903; WV Archives Web Site.
Ann (Mrs. Emory) Kennedy; age 46; born in May 1916 in WV; married; housewife; living at Beartown,
WV; daughter of Allen and Mary (Christian) Mullins; died 28 Apr 1962 in Grace Hospital, Welch, WV;
due to cerebral hemorrhage with hypertensive heart disease; buried 1 May 1962 in Dry Branch
Cemetery, Avondale, WV; informant, Clara Markham, Welch, WV.


Wannis Stinson

1. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Iaeger; taken on 19 Mar 1920; Page 249A;
Image 28 of 36; Family #286/290.
Listed as Wantie Stinson; age 10; born in WV in household of father, Elisha Stinson.
2. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; taken on 14 Apr 1930; Page 257B; Image
33 of 51; Family #283/287.
Listed as Wannis Stinson; age 20; born in WV; single; farm hand, boarder in household of Allen
Mullins.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1937); Page 332; WV Archives Web Site.
Wannis Stinson; age 26; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; sawmiller; living at Avondale, WV; son of
Lige and Elvory; married on 3 Apr 1937 at Avondale, WV; Sinda Mullins; age 22; born in McDowell
Co, WV; daughter of Allen and Mary Jane.
4. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Acondale; E.D. 24-60; taken on 10 Apr
1940; Page 1180A; Image 17 of 132; Household #130.
Listed as Wannis Stinson; age 29; born in WV; married; 4th grade education; lived in same place
on 1 Apr 1935; laborer for road maintainence; head of household.
5. US Public Records Index, Vol #2; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Wannis Stinson; born 16 Dec 1910; living at PO Box 96, Avondale, WV 24811.
6. Social Security Death Index; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Wannis Stinson; born 16 Dec 1910; died in Jan 1983; last residence, Avondale, McDowell Co, WV;
SS#236-16-1864; card issued in WV before 1951.


Lucinda "Sinda" Mullins

1. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Iaeger; taken on 12 Mar 1920; Page 247A;
Image 24 of 35; Family #244/248.
Listed as Sinda Mullins; age 4 yrs, 3 mons; born in WV; in household of father, Allen Mullins.
2. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; taken on 14 Apr 1930; Page 257A; Image 33
of 51; Family #283/287.
Listed as Lucinda Mullins; age 16; born in WV; in household of father, Allen Mullins.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1937); Page 332; WV Archives Web Site.
Wannis Stinson; age 26; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; sawmiller; living at Avondale, WV; son of
Lige and Elvory; married on 3 Apr 1937 at Avondale, WV; Sinda Mullins; age 22; born in McDowell
Co, WV; daughter of Allen and Mary Jane.
4. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Acondale; E.D. 24-60; taken on 10 Apr
1940; Page 1180A; Image 17 of 132; Household #130.
Listed as Sindy Stinson; age 25; born in WV; married; 8th grade education; lived in same place
on 1 Apr 1935; in household of husband, Wannis Stinson.


David O. Stinson

1. Social Security Death Index; Ancestry.com Web Site.
David O. Stinson; born 19 Jul 1950; died 16 Mar 1996; last residence, Avondale, McDowell Co, WV;
SS#232-80-4981; card issued in NC or WV in a965.


William Moon

1. Mingo Co, WV; Death Registry; Vol #__(1898); Page 102; Line 55; WV Archives Web Site.
William Moon, age 46; merchant; died on 15 Aug 1898 at Matewan, WV; of heart failure.


Mary Ann Lees

1. 1900 Census, Mingo Co, WV; Magnolia District; Matewan; Main Street; taken on 1 Jun 1900; Page
201A; Image 1 of 61; Family #3/3.
Listed as Mrs. M.A. Moon; age 45; born in Jun 1854 in England; widow; 9 children, 8 living; been in
US 15 yrs; head of household.


Fred Moon

1. 1900 Census, Mingo Co, WV; Magnolia District; Matewan; Main Street; taken on 1 Jun 1900; Page
201A; Image 1 of 61; Family #3/3.
Listed as Fred Moon; age 28; born in Feb 1872 in England; been in US 15 yrs; in household of
mother.


Annie Moon

1. 1900 Census, Mingo Co, WV; Magnolia District; Matewan; Main Street; taken on 1 Jun 1900; Page
201A; Image 1 of 61; Family #3/3.
Listed as Annie Moon; age 25; born in Dec 1874 in England; been in US 15 yrs; in household of
mother.


Edith Moon

1. 1900 Census, Mingo Co, WV; Magnolia District; Matewan; Main Street; taken on 1 Jun 1900; Page
201A; Image 1 of 61; Family #3/3.
Listed as Edith Moon; age 23; born in Jul 1876 in England; been in US 15 yrs; in household of
mother.


Henry J. Moon

1. 1900 Census, Mingo Co, WV; Magnolia District; Matewan; Main Street; taken on 1 Jun 1900; Page
201A; Image 1 of 61; Family #3/3.
Listed as Henry J. Moon; age 21; born in Nov 1878 in England; been in US 15 yrs; in household of
mother.


Frank William Moon

1. 1900 Census, Mingo Co, WV; Magnolia District; Matewan; Main Street; taken on 1 Jun 1900; Page
201A; Image 1 of 61; Family #3/3.
Listed as Frank W. Moon; age 18; born in Dec 1881 in England; been in US 15 yrs; in household of
mother.
2. Mingo Co, WV; WW I Draft Registration Card #2271; 12 Sep 1918; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Frank William Moon; age 37; born on 8 Dec 1881; living at Matewan, WV; coal miner; employed by
Allburn Coal Co, McCarr, Pike Co, KY; nearest relative, Edith Moon, Bluefield, Mercer Co, WV; medium
height and build; brown eyes and black hair.


Grover L. Moon

1. 1900 Census, Mingo Co, WV; Magnolia District; Matewan; Main Street; taken on 1 Jun 1900; Page
201A; Image 1 of 61; Family #3/3.
Listed as Grover L. Moon; age 13; born in VA in Feb 1887; in household of mother.


Hattie Moon

1. 1900 Census, Mingo Co, WV; Magnolia District; Matewan; Main Street; taken on 1 Jun 1900; Page
201A; Image 1 of 61; Family #3/3.
Listed as Hattie Moon; age 9; born in VA in Apr 1891; in household of mother.


Herbert Moon

1. 1900 Census, Mingo Co, WV; Magnolia District; Matewan; Main Street; taken on 1 Jun 1900; Page
201A; Image 1 of 61; Family #3/3.
Listed as Herbert Moon; age 3; born in WV in Sep 1896; in household of mother.


Paris Landon Brown

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1954); Page 277; WV Archives Web Site.
Paris Landon Brown; age 18; born and living at Cyclone; single; son of Ashby S. and Lula Anna
Brown; married on 29 Oct 1954 at Hatcher, WV; Gretcha Nadine Lusk; age 16; born and living at
Cyclone; single; daughter of Pierce Onnie and Mary L. Lusk.
2. Adam Toler Memorial Funeral Home; Oceana, WV; Posted Obit.
"CYCLONE-Paris Landon Brown 73, departed this life Tuesday, January 11, 2011, at his home surrounded by his loving family following a short illness. Born January 20, 1937, in Cyclone he was the son of the late Ashby and Lula Blankenship Brown. "In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by two sisters, Marie Lusk and Betty Brown and two brothers, Charles Brown and Gary Brown; three brothers-in-law, Roy Lusk, Naaman Brown and Jackie Lee Lusk. "Paris worked in the mines and the lumber industry, loved to garden and can food, enjoyed hunting, and being outdoors and going to church. He enjoyed his little dog "LuLu" which was his shadow. But most of all he enjoyed spending time with his family and was very proud of his two grandchildren. "Those left to cherish his memory are his wife of 56 years, Gretcha Brown of Cyclone; a son, Paul Brown and his wife, Karen of Cyclone; three brothers, Verlin Brown and wife, Helen of Mallory, Donald Brown and wife, Eunice of Logan and Chelsie Brown and wife, Yoko of Winston Salem, NC.; two sisters, Garnet Brown of Cyclone and Maxine Martin and husband, Rubert of Cyclone; two grandchildren, Caleb and Hannah Brown of Cyclone; sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law, Ralph and Lucy Grubb of Oceana, Lonnie and Edith Lusk of Oceana, Landon and Jean Lusk of Kopperston, Earnel and Eleanor Lusk of Cyclone, Leonard and Anita Lusk of Oceana and Steve and Sylvia Gibson of Royston, GA.; several nieces and nephews and a host of family and friends. "A celebration of Paris' life will be 1:00 p.m. Saturday, January 15, 2011, at Adam Toler Memorial Chapel with Rev. Merle Walls and Rev. Algie Cook officiating. Paris will be laid to rest in Palm Memorial Gardens, Matheny..."


Gretcha Nadine Lusk

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1954); Page 277; WV Archives Web Site.
Paris Landon Brown; age 18; born and living at Cyclone; single; son of Ashby S. and Lula Anna
Brown; married on 29 Oct 1954 at Hatcher, WV; Gretcha Nadine Lusk; age 16; born and living at
Cyclone; single; daughter of Pierce Onnie and Mary L. Lusk.
2. Stafford Funeral Home; Lynco, WV; Posted Obit.
"Gretcha Nadine Lusk Brown, 79, of Cyclone, WV went home to be with the Lord on Saturday July 21, 2018,
while surrounded by her family and friends at her home. She was born on October 13, 1938 in Cyclone a
daughter of the late Pierce and Mary Bailey Lusk. In addition to her parents she is preceded in death by her
husband of 56 years Paris Brown; father and mother-in-law Ashby and Lula Brown; three brothers Landon,
Lonnie and infant brother Jackie Lusk; eight brother-in-laws Donald, Verlin, Chelsie, Gary and infant
Charles Seldon Brown, Roy Lusk, Rubert Martin and Naamon Brown; five sister-in-laws Edith Lusk, Maxine
Martin, Marie Lusk, Garnet Brown and and infant Betty Lou Brown. Gretcha was a devoted Christian who
loved going to church, working in and around her house. She loved her pets that she had over the years. She
loved being the wife of Paris Brown; helping him can all the things he raised in the garden. Gretcha loved
and adored her grandchildren, Lovebug and Prill. She loved her neighbors and considered Sarah and Samuel
Boothe, Nick Lusk and Bryer Toler as grandchildren. Those left to cherish her memory are a son Paul
(Karen) Brown of Cyclone; two grandchildren Caleb (Caitlyn) Brown of Bolt and Hannah (Jonathan) Word
of Beckley; two brothers Earnel (Eleanor) Lusk of Cyclone, Leonard (Anita) Lusk of Oceana; two sisters Lucy
(Ralph) Grubb and Sylvia (Steve) Gibson all of Oceana; four sister-in-laws Helen Brown, Eunice Brown, Yoko
Brown and Jean Lusk; a dear friend Vaunda Boothe; and a host of nieces, nephews and other family and
friends. Funeral services will be held at 2PM on Wednesday July 25th at the Bright Prospect Missionary
Baptist Church, Cyclone, WV with Rev. Merle Walls officiating. She will be laid to rest in Palm Memorial
Gardens, Matheny, WV."


James Harrison Hughes

1. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Clear Fork District; Clear Fork River Road; taken on 7 Apr 1930;
Page 166B; Image 6 of 22; Family #42/42.
Listed as Jim N. Hughes; age 3 yrs, 3 mons; born in WV; in household of father, George H. Hughes.
2. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1949); Page 76; WV Archives Web Site.
James Hughes; age 22; born at Sun Hill, WV; single; living at Clear Fork, WV; son of George and
Pearl Hughes; married on 26 May 1949 at Hatcher, WV; Cassie Gray; age 18; born at Big Sandy, WV;
single; living at Clear Fork, WV; daughter of Robert N. and Luanna (Wimmer) Gray.
3. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1954); Page 187; WV Archives Web Site.
James H. Hughes; age 27; born and living at Clear Fork, WV; divorced; son of George and Pearl
Hughes; married on 26 Jun 1954 at Hatcher, WV; Ruby Ellen Arthur; age 18; born at Glen Fork, WV;
single; living at Jesse, WV; daughter of Joe and Manda Arthur.
4. Evans Funeral Home; Oceana, WV; Posted Obit.
"James Hughes, 88, of Sun Hill, passed away Friday, December 11, 2015 at Princeton Community Hospital, following a short illness.

"Born December 20, 1926 in Baileysville, W.Va., he as the son of the late George Hughes and Pearl Cline Hughes.

"Mr. Hughes loved fishing and hunting, enjoyed listening to gospel music and relished every minute of raising children.

"In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his loving wife, Rubye Hughes, a brother, Bob Hughes and sisters, Hazel Belcher, Drew Belcher and Easter Adkins.

"He will dearly missed by his sons, Timmy Hughes and wife, Patty of Chesterfield, Va. and Jeffrey Hughes and wife, Amy of Grottoes, Va.; his brother, Andrew Edward Hughes and wife, Betty of Peterstown; and his sister, Celia Toler of Clear Fork.

"Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m., Monday, December 14, 2015 at Evans Funeral Home Chapel, with the Rev. Ricky Browning officiating. Interment will follow at Hughes Family Cemetery, Clear Fork...."


Cassie Gray

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1949); Page 76; WV Archives Web Site.
James Hughes; age 22; born at Sun Hill, WV; single; living at Clear Fork, WV; son of George and
Pearl Hughes; married on 26 May 1949 at Hatcher, WV; Cassie Gray; age 18; born at Big Sandy, WV;
single; living at Clear Fork, WV; daughter of Robert N. and Luanna (Wimmer) Gray.