McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families and Individuals

Notes


Gid Maynard

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1948); Page 431; WV Archives Web Site.
Gid Maynard; age 18; born and living at Alpoca, WV; single; son of Claude and Edna (Lester) Maynard;
married on 14 Dec 1948 at Mullens, WV; Violet Kemp; age 18; born at Bluff City, VA; single; living at
Alpoca, WV; daughter of J.A. and Margaret E. (Stanley) Kemp.
2. Social Security Death Index; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Gid Maynard; born on 15 Feb 1931; died in Feb 1987; last residence Alpoca, Wyoming Co, WV;
SS # 232-46-1991; card issued in NC or WV before 1951.


Violet Kemp

1. 1930 Census, Giles Co, VA; Pearisburg District; taken on 19/20 Apr 1930; Page 205A; Image 29 of 49;
Family #240/255.
Listed as Violet Kemp; age less than 1 mon; born in VA; in household of father, Joseph A. Kemp.
2. 1940 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Barkers Ridge District; Alpoca; E.D. 55-3; taken on 25 Apr 1940;
Page 48B; Image 50 of 96; Household #410.
Listed as Violet Kemp; age 10; born in VA; 2nd grade education; attending school; lived in Giles Co, VA
on 1 Apr 1935; tipple man in coal mine; in household of father, Joseph A, Kemp.
3. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1948); Page 431; WV Archives Web Site.
Gid Maynard; age 18; born and living at Alpoca, WV; single; son of Claude and Edna (Lester) Maynard;
married on 14 Dec 1948 at Mullens, WV; Violet Kemp; age 18; born at Bluff City, VA; single; living at
Alpoca, WV; daughter of J.A. and Margaret E. (Stanley) Kemp.
4. Social Security Death Index; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Violet Maynard; born on 7 Mar 1930; died on 1 Oct 1993; last residence Alpoca, Wyoming Co, WV;
SS # 236-46-4030; card issued in WV before 1951.


Joseph Arthur Kemp

1. Ashe Co, NC; Marriage Registry; Vol #__(1907); Page___; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Arthur Kemp; age 20; married on 12 Mar 1907 in Jefferson, Ashe Co, NC; Margaret E. Stanley; age 19.
2. 1910 Census, Ashe Co, NC; Clifton Township; taken on 18 Apr 1910; Page 109B; Image 4 of 17;
Family #39/39.
listed as J. Arthur Kemp; age 22; born in NC; married once for 4 yrs; odd job laborer; head of household.
3. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; Elbert; taken on 3 Jan 1920; Page 230A; Image 1 of 56;
Family #12/12.
Listed as Arthur Kemp; age 33; born in NC; married; laborer in coal mine; head of household.
4. 1930 Census, Giles Co, VA; Pearisburg District; taken on 19/20 Apr 1930; Page 205A; Image 29 of 49;
Family #240/255.
Listed as Joseph A. Kemp; age 42; born in NC; married at 19; farm laborer; head of household.
5. 1940 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Barkers Ridge District; Alpoca; E.D. 55-3; taken on 25 Apr 1940;
Page 48B; Image 50 of 96; Household #410.
Listed as Jospeh A. Kemp; age 52; born in NC; married; 8th grade education; lived in Giles Co, VA
on 1 Apr 1935; coal loader; head of household.
6. FindAGrave,com Web Site; Cook-Jackson Curve Cemetery, New Richmond, Wyoming Co, WV; submitted by
Patty Greene; 13 Sep 2006.
Joseph Arthur Kemp; born 3 Nov 1887; died 19 Feb 1974; buried here; no grave marker photo shown.
7. E-mail; 18 Jan 2017
"... NC Births and Christenings show Joseph Arthur Kemp was born November 3, 1886 in Jefferson, Ashe Co., NC. and his father is John Kemp...."
"...WWI Registration Card dated June 5, 1917 for Jefferson, Ashe Co., NC, shows Joseph Arthur Kemp, age 30, of Southport, NC, born November 3, 1887 in Jefferson, NC; employed by Southport Extraction Co. as an industrial laborer; married; dependents listed as wife, 5 children and mother; caucasian with tall slender build, gray eyes, dark brown hair and slightly bald...."


Margaret Elizabeth Stanley

1. Ashe Co, NC; Marriage registry; Vol #__(1907); Page___; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Arthur Kemp; age 20; married on 12 Mar 1907 in Jefferson, Ashe Co, NC; Margaret E. Stanley; age 19.
2. 1910 Census, Ashe Co, NC; Clifton Township; taken on 18 Apr 1910; Page 109B; Image 4 of 17;
Family #39/39.
listed as Margarett Kemp; age 21; born in WV; married once for 4 yrs; 2 children, both living; in household
of husband, Joseph A. Kemp.
3. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; Elbert; taken on 3 Jan 1920; Page 230A; Image 1 of 56;
Family #12/12.
Listed as Margaret Kemp; age 32; born in WV; married; in household of husband, Joseph A. Kemp.
4. 1930 Census, Giles Co, VA; Pearisburg District; taken on 19/20 Apr 1930; Page 205A; Image 29 of 49;
Family #240/255.
Listed as Margaret E. Kemp; age 41; born in WV; married at 18; in household of husband, Joseph A. Kemp.
5. 1940 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Barkers Ridge District; Alpoca; E.D. 55-3; taken on 25 Apr 1940;
Page 48B; Image 50 of 96; Household #410.
Listed as Margaret Kemp; age 51; born in WV; married; no education; lived in Giles Co, VA
on 1 Apr 1935; in household of husband, Joseph A, Kemp.
6. Wyoming Co, WV; Death Certificate #'63 003188; WV Archives Web Site.
Margaret Elizabeth Kemp; age 75; born 5 Oct 1887 in WV (sic?); married; living at Alpoca, WV; daughter of
Bob and Elizabeth (Roads) Stanley; died 14 Jan 1963 in Wyoming General Hospital, Mullens, WV; due to
cardiac failure with arteriosclerotic heart disease; buried 16 Jan 1963 in Jackson Cemetery, New Richmond,
WV.
7. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Cook-Jackson Cemetery, New Richmond, Wyoming Co, WV; submitted by
Patty Greene; 13 Sep 2006.
Margaret Elizabeth Stanley Kemp; born 5 Oct 1887; died 14 Jan 1963; buried here; no grave marker photo
shown; death certificate posted.
8. E-mail; 19 Jan 2017.
"...1) 1900 Census for Elkhorn District, McDowell Co., WV dated June 15, 1900, Sheet 11, Family 109, shows Robt Stanley (age 65, born April 1835), his wife Bettie (age 55, born June 1844), and his daughter Elizabeth ( age 10, born October 1889).

2) NC Marriage Certificate for Ashe Co., NC shows Arthur Kemp (age 20) of Ashe Co., NC, married Margret E. Stanley (age 19) of Ashe Co., NC on March 12, 1907.

3) 1910 Census for Clifton, Ashe Co., NC , dated April 18, 1910, Sheet 2B, Family 39, lists J. Arthur Kemp (age 22); wife Margaret (age 21); their daughters Laura (age 3) and Ruth (age 7m); and his mother Jarncia Kemp (age 68).

4) 1930 Census for Pearisburg District, Giles Co., VA, dated April 19-21, 1930, Sheet 16A, Family 255, lists Joseph A. Kemp (age 42); wife Margaret (age 41); their daughters Ruth (age 20), Esther (age 16), Mazie M. (age 6), Violet (age 0); and their sons Silas A. (age 10) and James F. (age 8).

6) 1940 Census for Alpoca, Barkers Ridge District, Wyoming Co., WV, dated April 25, 1940, Sheet 25B, Family 410, lists Joseph A. Kemp (age 52); wife Margaret (age 51); their son Frank (age 19); their daughters Marie (age 16) and Violet (age 10).

7) WV Certificate of Death: Margaret Elizabeth Kemp died January 14, 1963; residence Alpoca, Wyoming Co., WV; date of birth October 5, 1887; Father: Bob Stanley; Mother: Elizabeth Roads. Buried at Jackson Cemetery near New Richmond, WV.

(Note: Margaret's birth year varies from 1887 to 1889. Although, Family records show October 5, 1888, I believe we should use October 5, 1887, which is on her headstone.) ..."
(Note added by L. Smith. There is no memorial listed in FindAGrave.com for Margaret)


Laura Jane Kemp

1. 1910 Census, Ashe Co, NC; Clifton Township; taken on 18 Apr 1910; Page 109B; Image 4 of 17;
Family #39/39.
listed as Laura Kemp; age 3; born in NC; in household of father, Joseph A. Kemp.
2. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; Elbert; taken on 3 Jan 1920; Page 230A; Image 1 of 56;
Family #12/12.
Listed as Jane Kemp; age 12; born in NC; in household of father, Joseph A. Kemp.


A. Ruth Kemp

1. 1910 Census, Ashe Co, NC; Clifton Township; taken on 18 Apr 1910; Page 109B; Image 4 of 17;
Family #39/39.
listed as Ruth Kemp; age 7 mons; born in NC; in household of father, Joseph A. Kemp.
2. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; Elbert; taken on 3 Jan 1920; Page 230A; Image 1 of 56;
Family #12/12.
Listed as Ruth Kemp; age 10; born in NC; in household of father, Joseph A. Kemp.
3. 1930 Census, Giles Co, VA; Pearisburg District; taken on 19/20 Apr 1930; Page 205A; Image 29 of 49;
Family #240/255.
Listed as A. Ruth Kemp; age 20; born in NC; in household of father, Joseph A. Kemp.


Gladys Kemp

1. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; Elbert; taken on 3 Jan 1920; Page 230A; Image 1 of 56;
Family #12/12.
Listed as Gladis Kemp; age 10; born in NC; in household of father, Joseph A. Kemp.


Esther Kemp

1. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; Elbert; taken on 3 Jan 1920; Page 230A; Image 1 of 56;
Family #12/12.
Listed as Ester Kemp; age 7; born in wv; in household of father, Joseph A. Kemp.
2. 1930 Census, Giles Co, VA; Pearisburg District; taken on 19/20 Apr 1930; Page 205A; Image 29 of 49;
Family #240/255.
Listed as Esther Kemp; age 16; born in NC; in household of father, Joseph A. Kemp.


Albert Silas Kemp

1. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; Elbert; taken on 3 Jan 1920; Page 230A; Image 1 of 56;
Family #12/12.
Listed as Silas Kemp; age 1 yr, 1 mon; born in WV; in household of father, Joseph A. Kemp.
2. 1930 Census, Giles Co, VA; Pearisburg District; taken on 19/20 Apr 1930; Page 205A; Image 29 of 49;
Family #240/255.
Listed as Silas A. Kemp; age 10; born in WV; in household of father, Joseph A. Kemp.


James Frank Kemp

1. 1930 Census, Giles Co, VA; Pearisburg District; taken on 19/20 Apr 1930; Page 205A; Image 29 of 49;
Family #240/255.
Listed as James F. Kemp; age 8; born in NC; in household of father, Joseph A. Kemp.
2. 1940 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Barkers Ridge District; Alpoca; E.D. 55-3; taken on 25 Apr 1940;
Page 48B; Image 50 of 96; Household #410.
Listed as Frank Kemp; age 19; born in NC; single; 7th grade education; lived in Giles Co, VA
on 1 Apr 1935; tipple man in coal mine; in household of father, Joseph A, Kemp.


Gilbert McKinney

1. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Barkers Ridge District, taken on 14 May 1910, Page 209B,
Family #238.
Listed as Gilbert McKinney, age 3, born in WV, in household of father, Joseph F. McKinney.
2. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1925); Page 185; WV Archives Web Site.
Gilbert McKinney; age 18; born in Wyoming Co, WV; living at Herndon, WV; son of Joe and Victoria
McKinney; married on 21 Mar 1925 at Frank Cromer's; Gracie Cromer; age 16; born in Wyoming Co,
WV; living at Herndon, WV; daughter of Frank and Alice Cromer.


Gracie Cromer

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1925); Page 185; WV Archives Web Site.
Gilbert McKinney; age 18; born in Wyoming Co, WV; living at Herndon, WV; son of Joe and Victoria
McKinney; married on 21 Mar 1925 at Frank Cromer's; Gracie Cromer; age 16; born in Wyoming Co,
WV; living at Herndon, WV; daughter of Frank and Alice Cromer.


George R. Akers

1. 1900 Census, Mercer Co, WV; Rock District; taken on 25 Jun 1900; Page 200A; Family #260/262.
Listed as George R. Akers; age 15; born in WV in May 1885; in household of father, Lewis J. Akers.
2. 1920 Census, Mercer Co, WV; Rock District; Matoaka; taken on 2 Feb 1920; Page 153A; Image 19
of 34; Family #191/215.
Listed as George R. Akers; age 35; born in WV; married; coal miner; head of household.
3. 1930 Census, Mercer Co, WV; Rock District; taken on 11 Apr 1930; Page 164A; Image 29 of 37;
Family #277/278.
Listed as George Akers; age 44; born in WV; married at 21; coal mine foreman; head of household.


Willie Corabell Peyton

1. 1920 Census, Mercer Co, WV; Rock District; Matoaka; taken on 2 Feb 1920; Page 153A; Image 19
of 34; Family #191/215.
Listed as Willie Akers; age 28; born in WV; married; in household of husband, George R. Akers.
2. 1930 Census, Mercer Co, WV; Rock District; taken on 11 Apr 1930; Page 164A; Image 29 of 37;
Family #277/278.
Listed as Willie Akers; age 39; born in WV; married at 16; in household of husband, George R. Akers.


Dale Akers

1. 1920 Census, Mercer Co, WV; Rock District; Matoaka; taken on 2 Feb 1920; Page 153A; Image 19
of 34; Family #191/215.
Listed as Dalie Akers; age 10; born in WV;in household of father, George R. Akers.
2. 1930 Census, Mercer Co, WV; Rock District; taken on 11 Apr 1930; Page 164A; Image 29 of 37;
Family #277/278.
Listed as Dale Akers; age 22; born in WV; in household of father, George R. Akers.


Dacle Akers

1. 1920 Census, Mercer Co, WV; Rock District; Matoaka; taken on 2 Feb 1920; Page 153A; Image 19
of 34; Family #191/215.
Listed as Daole Akers; age 8; born in WV; in household of father, George R. Akers.
2. 1930 Census, Mercer Co, WV; Rock District; taken on 11 Apr 1930; Page 164A; Image 29 of 37;
Family #277/278.
Listed as Dacle Akers; age 19; born in WV; in household of father, George R. Akers.


Pearl Akers

1. 1920 Census, Mercer Co, WV; Rock District; Matoaka; taken on 2 Feb 1920; Page 153A; Image 19
of 34; Family #191/215.
Listed as Pearl Akers; age 6; born in WV; in houshold of father, George R. Akers.
2. 1930 Census, Mercer Co, WV; Rock District; taken on 11 Apr 1930; Page 164A; Image 29 of 37;
Family #277/278.
Listed as Pearl Akers; age 17; born in WV; in household of father, George R. Akers.


Beulah Akers

1. 1920 Census, Mercer Co, WV; Rock District; Matoaka; taken on 2 Feb 1920; Page 153A; Image 19
of 34; Family #191/215.
Listed as Beula Akers; age 2 yrs, 1 mon; born in WV; in household of father, George R. Akers.
2. 1930 Census, Mercer Co, WV; Rock District; taken on 11 Apr 1930; Page 164A; Image 29 of 37;
Family #277/278.
Listed as Beulah Akers; age 12; born in WV; in household of father, George R. Akers.


Everett Akers

1. 1920 Census, Mercer Co, WV; Rock District; Matoaka; taken on 2 Feb 1920; Page 153A; Image 19
of 34; Family #191/215.
Listed as Pearl Akers; age 1 yr, 0 mons; born in WV; in household of father, George R. Akers.
2. 1930 Census, Mercer Co, WV; Rock District; taken on 11 Apr 1930; Page 164A; Image 29 of 37;
Family #277/278.
Listed as Everett Akers; age 22; born in WV; in household of father, George R. Akers.


Paul Akers

1. 1930 Census, Mercer Co, WV; Rock District; taken on 11 Apr 1930; Page 164A; Image 29 of 37;
Family #277/278.
Listed as Paul Akers; age 8; born in WV; in household of father, George R. Akers.


George Akers

1. 1930 Census, Mercer Co, WV; Rock District; taken on 11 Apr 1930; Page 164A; Image 29 of 37;
Family #277/278.
Listed as George Akers; age 5; born in WV; in household of father, George R. Akers.


Effie Akers

1. 1930 Census, Mercer Co, WV; Rock District; taken on 11 Apr 1930; Page 164A; Image 29 of 37;
Family #277/278.
Listed as Effie Akers; age 2 yrs, 5 mons; born in WV; in household of father, George R. Akers.


Ivan Dillard Akers

1. 1920 Census, Mercer Co, WV; Rock District; Matoaka; taken on 2 Feb 1920; Page 153A; Image 19
of 34; Family #191/215.
Listed as Dillard Akers; age 3 yrs, 8 mons; born in WV; in household of father, George R. Akers.
2. 1930 Census, Mercer Co, WV; Rock District; taken on 11 Apr 1930; Page 164A; Image 29 of 37;
Family #277/278.
Listed as Dillard Akers; age 14; born in WV; in household of father, George R. Akers.
3. Raleigh Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1936); Page 402; WV Archives Web Site.
Ivan Dillard Akers; age 21; born in Mercer Co, WV; living at Pemberton, WV; married on 31 Dec 1936
at Dabney, WV; Daisey Mae Adams; age 16; born in Wyoming Co, WV; living at Helen, WV.
4. Social Security Death Index; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Ivan Akers; born on 17 Apr 1916; died in Apr 1986; living at Beckley, Raleigh Co, WV at death;
SS# 236-10-7252; card issued in WV before 1951.


Daisey Mae Adams

1. Raleigh Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1936); Page 402; WV Archives Web Site.
Ivan Dillard Akers; age 21; born in Mercer Co, WV; living at Pemberton, WV; married on 31 Dec 1936
at Dabney, WV; Daisey Mae Adams; age 16; born in Wyoming Co, WV; living at Helen, WV.


Bernard Ray Akers

1. Raleigh Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1959); Page 367; WV Archives Web Site.
Bernard Ray Akers; age 22; born on 23 Sep 1937 at Corinne, WV; living at Beckley, WV; son of
Ivan and Daisey Akers; was issued a license to marry on 15 Dec 1959; Ruby Alice Darlington; age
21; born on 7 Sep 1938 at Forrest Hill, WV; living at Glen Morgan, WV; daughter of Macy and
Susie Darlington; no return by minister; wirtten in "Notified 2-15-1960, Notified 7-31-60".
2. Raleigh Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1960); Page 485; WV Archives Web Site.
Bernard Ray Akers; age 22; born on 23 Sep 1937 at Corinne, WV; living at Cleveland, OH; son of
Ivan Dillard and Daisey Mae Akers; married on 12 Mar 1960 at Lanark, WV; Ruby Alice Darlington;
age 21; born on 6 Sep 1938 at East Beckley, WV; living at Glen Morgan, WV; daughter of Macy and
Husie Darlington.
3. "The Register Herald"; Beckley, WV; Sunday, 6 Feb 2011; Newspaper Obit.
"Bernard Ray “Koochie” Akers, age 73, of Beckley, West Virginia, went home to be with the Lord on Friday, February 4, 2011, at the Raleigh General Hospital in Beckley following a long illness. "Born on September 23, 1937, in Corinne, West Virginia, he was the son of the late Ivan Dillard Akers and Daisy Mae Adams Akers. "Mr. Akers was a retired welder, and was a graduate of Woodrow Wilson High School in 1955. He had made his home in Beckley most of his life. Mr. Akers was an avid hunter and fisherman, who was a loving and supporting husband, father, and brother. He will be sadly missed by all who loved him. "Mr. Akers leaves behind his loving wife of 50 years, Ruby Darlington Akers, his daughter Jennifer Runyon and her husband Rick of Beaver, West Virginia; a granddaughter, Heather Rhodes, and his precious great-granddaughter Hallie of Beaver, West Virginia. "He is also survived by a brother, Kenneth Akers and his wife Patricia of Bradley, 2 sisters, Brenda Potter and her husband Roy of Beckley, and Sandy Canaday and her husband Ron of Crab Orchard. Numerous nieces and nephews are also among his survivors. "Funeral services will be conducted at the Rose and Quesenberry Peace Chapel in Beckley, West Virginia, on Tuesday, February 8, 2011, at 1 p.m. with Rev. Ron Browning officiating. Burial will follow at Sunset Memorial Park in Beckley, West Virginia..."


Ruby Alice Darlington

1. Raleigh Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1959); Page 367; WV Archives Web Site.
Bernard Ray Akers; age 22; born on 23 Sep 1937 at Corinne, WV; living at Beckley, WV; son of
Ivan and Daisey Akers; was issued a license to marry on 15 Dec 1959; Ruby Alice Darlington; age
21; born on 7 Sep 1938 at Forrest Hill, WV; living at Glen Morgan, WV; daughter of Macy and
Susie Darlington; no return by minister; wirtten in "Notified 2-15-1960, Notified 7-31-60".
2. Raleigh Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1960); Page 485; WV Archives Web Site.
Bernard Ray Akers; age 22; born on 23 Sep 1937 at Corinne, WV; living at Cleveland, OH; son of
Ivan Dillard and Daisey Mae Akers; married on 12 Mar 1960 at Lanark, WV; Ruby Alice Darlington;
age 21; born on 6 Sep 1938 at East Beckley, WV; living at Glen Morgan, WV; daughter of Macy and
Husie Darlington.


Kenneth Ivan Akers

1. Raleigh Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1962); Page 52; WV Archives Web Site.
Kenneth Ivan Akers; age 21; born on 31 Oct 1940 at East Beckley, WV; living at 318 Allen Ave,
Beckley, WV; son of Ivan and Daisy Akers; married on 8 Aug 1962 at Beckley, WV; Patricia Carol
Brown; age 20; born on 12 Nov 1940 at Lisbon, OH; living at 319 Allen Ave, Beckley, WV; daughter of
Eugene and Dorothy Brown.


Patricia Carol Brown

1. Raleigh Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1962); Page 52; WV Archives Web Site.
Kenneth Ivan Akers; age 21; born on 31 Oct 1940 at East Beckley, WV; living at 318 Allen Ave,
Beckley, WV; son of Ivan and Daisy Akers; married on 8 Aug 1962 at Beckley, WV; Patricia Carol
Brown; age 20; born on 12 Nov 1940 at Lisbon, OH; living at 319 Allen Ave, Beckley, WV; daughter of
Eugene and Dorothy Brown.