McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families and Individuals

Notes


Lindsey Branham

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Panter; E.D. 24-58; taken on 30 Jul
1940; Page 1137B; Image 36 of 60; Household #265.
Listed as Linsey Branham; age 16; born in WV; 6th grade education; lived in McDowell
Co, WV on 1 Apr 1935; new worker; in household of father, Louis Branham.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vo, #__(1947); Page 10; WV Archives Web Site.
Lindsey Branham; age 21; born at Krolitz, WV; single; living at Panther, WV; married
on 28 may 1947 at Welch, WV; Marie Stacy; age 20; born and living at Panther, WV;
single; with consent of Meda Stacy, mother of Marie Stacy.


Charlotte Marie Stacy

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vo, #__(1947); Page 10; WV Archives Web Site.
Lindsey Branham; age 21; born at Krolitz, WV; single; living at Panther, WV; married
on 28 may 1947 at Welch, WV; Marie Stacy; age 20; born and living at Panther, WV;
single; with consent of Meda Stacy, mother of Marie Stacy.
2. "The Enterprise"; Stuart, VA; Wednesday, 28 Nov 2007; Newspaper Obit.
"Charlotte Branham, 80, of Oak Ridge Lane, Patrick Springs, died Saturday, November 24, 2007, at Memorial Hospital in Martinsville.
"She was born in Blacky, Va., on May 21, 1927 to the late James H. Stacy and Meda Justice Stacy. She was also preceded in death by her sister, Wilma Opal Bailey, and two brothers, James Stacy Jr. and Donald Stacy.
"She was a member of Goodwill Baptist Church for 42 years where she taught Sunday school classes for 30 years. She was a graduate of Concord University where she received her degree in teaching. She gave her life to teaching others, beginning her career in Panther, W.Va., where she taught for 17 years. She was a first grade teacher at Sanville Elementary for 30 years, and retired in 1992 from the Henry County School system.
"Surviving are her husband, Lindsey Branham of the home; one daughter, Susan Branham of Patrick Springs; two sisters Corba Wilkes of Roanoke and Kathleen Robinette of Man, W.Va., and several nieces and nephews.
"Funeral services were held Tuesday at Howell Funeral Home in Patrick Springs with Pastor David Bishop officiating. Burial was in Patrick Memorial Gardens."


Chat Bailey

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1946); Page 298; WV Archives Web Site.
Chat Bailey; age 24; born and living at Panther, WV; single; married on 24 Aug 1946 at Panther, WV;
Wilma Opal Stacy; age 21; born and living at Panther, WV; single.


Wilma Opal Stacy

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1946); Page 298; WV Archives Web Site.
Chat Bailey; age 24; born and living at Panther, WV; single; married on 24 Aug 1946 at Panther, WV;
Wilma Opal Stacy; age 21; born and living at Panther, WV; single.


James Harvey Stacy Jr

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1950); Page 220; WV Archives Web Site.
James Harvey Stacy, Jr; 20; born and living at Panther, WV; married on 11 Feb 1950 at Panther, WV;
Zella Jane Roberts; age 16; born and living at Panther, WV; single; with consent of Mrs. James H.
Stacy, mother of James Harvey Stacy, Jr; and Mrs Arthur Roberts, mother of Zella Jane Roberts.
2. "The Enterprise"; Stuart, VA; Wednesday, 4 May 2005; Newspaper Obit.
"James Harvey Stacy Jr., 75, of Patrick Springs, died Saturday, April 30, 2005, at his home.
"He was born in McDowell County, W.Va., on October 13, 1929 to the late James H. Stacy Sr., and Meda Justice Stacy. He was preceded in death by two brothers, Richard Stacy and Donald Stacy, and a sister, Wilma Opal Bailey.
"He was retired from Stanley Furniture and worked as a miner for the U.S. Mine Workers Association. He served in the U.S. Marines during World War II and was an avid hunter and fisherman.
Surviving are his wife, Zella Roberts Stacy of the home; two sons, Quinten and wife Joan Stacy of Bassett and Danny Stacy of Martinsville; two daughters, Kathy and husband Danny Hodges of Bassett and Teresa and husband Tim Jones of Stuart; three sisters, Corba Wilkes of Roanoke, Charlotte Marie Branham of Patrick Springs and Kathleen Robinette of Man, W.Va.; seven grandchildren, David Nunn, Quinten "Bo" Stacy Jr., Stephanie Plaster, Sterlin Jones, Angel Bailey, Dusti Bailey and Chasity Bailey; three great-grandchildren, David Nunn Jr., Logan Nunn and Cole Sloan; and a special nephew, Gary Bailey of Patrick Springs.
"Funeral services were held Tuesday at Moody Funeral Home chapel in Stuart. Pastors David Heath and Allan Vass officiated. Burial, with military rites by the Patrick County Veterans' Memorial Honor Guard, was in Patrick Memorial Gardens..."


Zella Jane Roberts

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1950); Page 220; WV Archives Web Site.
James Harvey Stacy, Jr; 20; born and living at Panther, WV; married on 11 Feb 1950 at Panther, WV;
Zella Jane Roberts; age 16; born and living at Panther, WV; single; with consent of Mrs. James H.
Stacy, mother of James Harvey Stacy, Jr; and Mrs Arthur Roberts, mother of Zella Jane Roberts.


Donald Edward Stacy

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1958); Page 224; WV Archives Web Site.
Donald Edward Stacy; age 19; born and living at Panther, WV; single; married on 24 Feb 1958 at
Panther, WV;Betty Lou Cline; age 17; born and living at Panther, WV; single; with consent of James
Stacy, father, mother deceased, of Donald Edward Stacy and Myrtle Cline, mother, father deceased,
of Betty Lou Cline.


Betty Cline

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1958); Page 224; WV Archives Web Site.
Donald Edward Stacy; age 19; born and living at Panther, WV; single; married on 24 Feb 1958 at
Panther, WV;Betty Lou Cline; age 17; born and living at Panther, WV; single; with consent of James
Stacy, father, mother deceased, of Donald Edward Stacy and Myrtle Cline, mother, father deceased,
of Betty Lou Cline.
2. "McDowell County WV Heritage", Vol I, "Thompson and Myrtle B. Cline" article, page 121.
3. "The Register Herald", Beckley, WV, Sunday 14 Aug 2005, Newspaper Obit.
"MATHENY -- James R. Cline, 72, passed away at his residence Friday, Aug. 12, 2005... "Survivors include his wife of 48 years, Hazel Stewart Cline; three daughters, Teresa Shumate and
husband, Mark, of Locust Grove, Va., Tammy Stafford and husband, Dewight, of Kopperston and
Kimberly Osborne and husband, Doug, of Fredericksburg, Va.; two brothers, Roy Cline of Pineville and
Ronnie Cline of Pelzer, S.C.; three sisters, Ethel Erdely of Kingsport, Tenn., Phyllis Cline of Newman,
Ga., and Betty Stacey of Kenova; and two grandchildren, Joshua Caleb Stafford of Kopperston and
Emily Kate Osborne of Fredericksburg, Va..."


Alvis Roberts

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1909); Page 387WV Archives Web Site.
Alvis Roberts; age 21; born in McDowell Col WV; single; farmer; living at Panther, WV; son of
Miles and Becky Jan; married on 9 Jul 1909 at Panther, WV; Mary Coleman; age 17; born in
McDowell Co, WV; single; daughter of Adam and Rilda.
2. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; taken on 15 Apr 1930; Page 235A; Image 25
of 35; Family #208/209.
Listed as Alvis Roberts; age 47; born in WV; married at 25; farmer; head of household.
3. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; E.D. 24-59; taken on 15 Apr 1940;
Page 1115B; Image 14 of 64; Household #106.
Listed as Alvin Roberts; age 46; born in WV; married; 6th grade education; lived in same place on
1 Apr 1935; coal mine owner; head of household.
4. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #7790; WV Archives Web Site.
Alvis Roberts; age 66; born 10 Mar 1884 in Panther, WV; married; coal miner; living at Panther, WV;
son of Miles and Rebecca Jane (Stacy) Roberts; died 20 Apr 1950 at Panther, WV; due to broncho-
pneumonia with diabetes mellitis; buried 23 Apr 1950 in Roberts Cemetery, Panther, WV; informant,
Mrs. Alvis Roberts.


Mary Jane Coleman

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1909); Page 387WV Archives Web Site.
Alvis Roberts; age 21; born in McDowell Col WV; single; farmer; living at Panther, WV; son of
Miles and Becky Jan; married on 9 Jul 1909 at Panther, WV; Mary Coleman; age 17; born in
McDowell Co, WV; single; daughter of Adam and Rilda.
2. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; taken on 15 Apr 1930; Page 235A; Image 25
of 35; Family #208/209.
Listed as Mary Roberts; age 45; born in WV; married at 23; in houshold of husband, Alvis Roberts.
3. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; E.D. 24-59; taken on 15 Apr 1940; Page 1115B;
Image 14 of 64; Household #106.
Listed as Mary Roberts; age 40; born in WV; married; 6th grade education; lived in same place on 1 Apr
1935; in household of husband, Alvis Roberts.


Alben Roberts

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; taken on 15 Apr 1930; Page 235A; Image 25
of 35; Family #208/209.
Listed as Alben Roberts; age 16; born in WV; in houshold of father, Alvis Roberts.


Myrtle Roberts

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; taken on 15 Apr 1930; Page 235A; Image 25
of 35; Family #208/209.
Listed as Myrtle Roberts; age 7; born in WV; in houshold of father, Alvis Roberts.


Opal Roberts

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; taken on 15 Apr 1930; Page 235A; Image 25
of 35; Family #208/209.
Listed as Opal Roberts; age 4 yrs, 11 mons; born in WV; in houshold of father, Alvis Roberts.
2. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; E.D. 24-59; taken on 15 Apr 1940; Page 1115B;
Image 14 of 64; Household #106.
Listed as Opal Roberts; age 14; born in WV; no education; not attending school; lived in same place on 1 Apr
1935; in household of father, Alvis Roberts.


Luther Roberts

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; taken on 15 Apr 1930; Page 235A; Image 25
of 35; Family #208/209.
Listed as Luther Roberts; age 2 yrs, 10 mons; born in WV; in houshold of father, Alvis Roberts.
2. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; E.D. 24-59; taken on 15 Apr 1940; Page 1115B;
Image 14 of 64; Household #106.
Listed as Luther Roberts; age 13; born in WV; 6th grade education; attending school; lived in same
place on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Alvis Roberts.
3. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Luther Roberts
Gender: Male
Race: White
Birth Date: 26 May 1925
Birth Place: Panther Mcdo, West Virginia
Death Date: 13 Apr 1989
Father: Alvis Roberts
Mother: Mary Coleman
SSN: 234367929
Notes: Oct 1942: Name listed as LUTHER ROBERTS"


Walter Roberts

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; taken on 15 Apr 1930; Page 235A; Image 25
of 35; Family #208/209.
Listed as Walter Roberts; age 10 mons; born in WV; in houshold of father, Alvis Roberts.


James Roberts

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; E.D. 24-59; taken on 15 Apr 1940; Page 1115B;
Image 14 of 64; Household #106.
Listed as James Roberts; age 5; born in WV; no education; not attending school; lived in same place on 1 Apr
1935; in household of father, Alvis Roberts.


Florence Roberts

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; E.D. 24-59; taken on 15 Apr 1940; Page 1115B;
Image 14 of 64; Household #106.
Listed as Florence Roberts; age 3; born in WV; in household of father, Alvis Roberts.


Dovie Elswick

1. "The Register herald"; Beckley, WV; Thursday, 24 Feb 2011; Newspaper Obit.
"CRANY — Dovie Elswick Rollins, 66 of Crany, passed away on Tuesday, February 22, 2011, at her home. "She was born November 19, 1944 in Lorado, W.Va., a daughter of the late Theodore and Nealy Osborne Elswick. Also preceding her in death are four brothers, Eugene Elswick, James A “Pug” Elswick, Cyrus Elswick and Frank Osborne. "She was a member of the Oceana Freewill Baptist Church. "Survivors include her loving husband, Charles Rollins; a daughter, Paula Acord and husband Eddie of Kopperston, W.Va.; a son, Charles “Chuck” Rollins Jr. and wife Kathy of Winston Salem, N.C.; grandchildren, Chafin Rollins, Andrew Rollins and Theodore “Shorty”Acord; two sisters, Dorothy Gayhart of Beckley, Corine Blankenship of Kopperston; two brothers, Bob Elswick and wife Mary Ann of Milton, W.Va., Ralph Elswick and wife Verna of Huntington, W.Va.; three sisters-in-law, Hazel Elswick of Kopperston, Mary Johnson and husband Bill of Crany, and Freda Smith and husband Bud of Crany; two brothers-in-law, Bob Rollins and wife Donna of Crany, and Cecil Rollins and wife Donna of Crany; and a host of other loving family and friends. "Services will be held at 1 p.m. on Friday, February 25, 2011, at the Oceana Freewill Baptist Church with Pastor Jackie Grimmett officiating. Dovie will be laid to rest at Palm Memorial Gardens, Matheny.."


Nealy Osborne

1. 1930 Census, Logan Co, WV; Triadelphia District; Lorado; taken on 3 Apr 1930; Page 97A; Image
27 of 38; Family #127/127.
Listed as nealy Elswick; age 23; born in WV; married at 19; in household of husband, Theodore
Elswick.
2. Social Security Death Index; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Nealy O. Elswick; born on 3 Mar 1907; died on 8 Sep 1995; living at Kopperston, Wyoming Co, WV
at death; SS# 232-96-9608; card issued in WV in 1973.


Frank Osborne

1. 1930 Census, Logan Co, WV; Triadelphia District; Lorado; taken on 3 Apr 1930; Page 97A; Image
27 of 38; Family #127/127.
Listed as Frank Osborn; age 4 yrs, 11 mons; born in WV; in household of step-father, Theodore
Elswick.
2. Social Security Death Index; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Frank Osborne; born on 26 Apr 1925; died on 12 Dec 1995; living at Oceana, Wyoming Co, WV at
death; SS # 233-36-1755; card issued in WV before 1951.