McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families and Individuals

Notes


Peter Talmage "Tal" Sigmon

1. 1940 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Slab Fork District; Glen Fork; E.D. 55-12; taken 12 Apr 1940; Page
313B; Image 26 of 82; Household #199.
Listed as Talmage Sigmon; age 32; born in WV; married; 5th grade education; lived in all other
place; on 1 Apr 1935; coal loader in mine; head of household.
2. WWII Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Peter Talmage Sigmon
Gender: Male
Race: White
Age: 32
Relationship to Draftee: Self (Head)
Birth Date: 11 Dec 1907
Birth Place: Franklin, Virginia, USA
Residence Place: Glen Fork, Wyoming, West Virginia, USA
Registration Date: 16 Oct 1940
Registration Place: Glen Fork, Wyoming, West Virginia, USA
Employer: Red Jacket Coal Co
Complexion: Ruddy
Eye Color: Gray
Hair Color: Black
Height: 5 7
Next of Kin: Georgia Sigmon
Household Members:
Name Relationship
Peter Talmage Sigmon Self (Head)
Georgia Sigmon Wife"
3. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Book #__(1954); Page 285; WV Archives Web Site.
Peter T. Sigmon; age 46; born in Calloway, VA; widowed; living at Glen Fork, WV; son of Norman and
Liza Sigmon; married on 12 Nov 1954 at Ravencliff, WV; Viola Brown Powers; age 45; born and
living at Glen Fork, WV; widow; daughter of Powell and Tilda Brown.


Viola Lonie Brown

1. 1920 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Slab Fork District; taken on 12/13, 1920; Page 272B: Image 14 of 19;
Family #114/118.
Listed as Viola Brown; age 11; born in WV; in household of father, Lewis P. Brown.
2. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Book #__(1929); Page 26; WV Archives Web Site.
Howard Powers; age 25; born in Ash Co, NC; living at Tuckerdale, NC; son of A.J. Powers;
married on 26 May 1929 at Oceana, WV; Viola Brown; age 19; born in Wyoming Co, WV; living at
Glen Fork, WV; daughter of L.P. Brown.
3. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Slab Fork District; taken on 23 Apr 1930; Page 266B; Image 41 of 44;
Family #402/408.
Listed as Viola Powers; age 20; born in WV; married at 20; in household of husband, Howard L.
Powers
4. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Book #__(1954); Page 285; WV Archives Web Site.
Peter T. Sigmon; age 46; born in Calloway, VA; widowed; living at Glen Fork, WV; son of Norman and
Liza Sigmon; married on 12 Nov 1954 at Ravencliff, WV; Viola Brown Powers; age 45; born and living
at Glen Fork, WV; widow; daughter of Powell and Tilda Brown.
5. Social Security Death Index; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Viola Sigmon; born on 4 Jul 1909; died on 18 Mar 1993; living at Glen Fork, Wyoming Co, WV at death;
SS# 233-48-8206; card issued in WV before 1951.


William Odell Powers

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1965); Page 259: WV Archives Web Site.
William Odell Powers; age 23; born at Welch, WV on 22 Apr 1942; divorced; living ay Glen Fork, WV;
son of Ancel Hunter and Blanche (Day) Powers; married on 24 Sep 1965 at Glen Fork, WV; Linda
Jane Fleming; age 18; born on 12 Jun 1947 in OH; single; living at GlenFork, WV; daughter of
Joseph Edwin and Twela (Cook) Fleming.


Linda Jane Fleming

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1965); Page 259: WV Archives Web Site.
William Odell Powers; age 23; born at Welch, WV on 22 Apr 1942; divorced; living ay Glen Fork, WV;
son of Ancel Hunter and Blanche (Day) Powers; married on 24 Sep 1965 at Glen Fork, WV; Linda
Jane Fleming; age 18; born on 12 Jun 1947 in OH; single; living at GlenFork, WV; daughter of
Joseph Edwin and Twela (Cook) Fleming.


Joseph Edwin Fleming

1. Scoial Security Death Index; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Joseph Fleming; born on 3 Jul 1927; died on 5 Apr 1996; living at McGraws, Wyoming Co, WV at
death; SS #232-34-1723; card issued in NC or WV before 1951.


Twila Jane Cook

1. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Oceana District, taken on 22 Apr 1930, Page 201A, Family #265.
Listed as Twilie Cook, age 3, born in WV, in household of father, Rife C. Cook.
2. "The Register Herald"; Beckley, WV; Friday 30 Nov 2007; Newspaper Obit.
"NATURAL BRIDGE STATION, Va. — Twila Jane Cook Fleming, 80, passed away Nov. 11, 2007, at her home in Natural Bridge Station following a long illness with Alzheimer’s. "A wonderful wife, mother, sister and grandmother, Twila loved gardening, cooking, playing rummy, the Atlanta Braves and NASCAR. "Born May 31, 1927, in Jesse, she was the daughter of the late Rife C. and Myrtle Browning Cook. "Mrs. Fleming was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph E. Fleming, and two brothers, William Randall Cook and Ralph C. Cook. "Survivors include three sisters, Jean, Delores and Mary Isabel; a brother Harold David; four children, Joseph Tyrone Fleming of Fairdale, Linda Jane Powers and Joni Dulaney of Natural Bridge Station, and Rhonda Fleming of Crab Orchard; seven grandchildren, Jennifer Powers Geckler, Bill Powers, Jerry Lafferty, Jason Lafferty, Patty Fleming Allen, Jamie Fleming and Troy Fleming; 11 great-grandchildren, Caroline Elizabeth Geckler, Jaine Kathryn Geckler, Rachel Powers, Joseph Ancel Powers, Brian Lafferty, Mitchell Lafferty, Jessica Lafferty, David Adams, Joey Lafferty, Juliette Allen and Sterling Fleming; and a great-great-grandchild, Lilly Lafferty. "Mrs. Fleming was laid to rest Nov. 14 at Palm Memorial Gardens Mausoleum, Matheny..."


Elmer W. Day Rev

1. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Slab Fork District; taken on 11 Apr 1930; Page 236B;
Family #175/182.
Listed as Elmer Day; age 8; born in NC; in household of father, Jesse Day.
2. Social Security Death Index; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Elmer W. Day; born on 27 Jul 1921; died on 16 Dec 2008; living at Mocksville, Davie Co, NC at
death; SS #236-18-2011; card issued in WV before 1951.
3. "The Register Herald"; Beckley, WV; Thursday, 18 Dec 2008; Newspaper Obit.
"MOCKSVILLE, N.C. — The Rev. Elmer Warren Day Sr. passed into the presence of his Lord on Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2008, at Forsyth Medical Center in Winston-Salem, N.C. "He was born on July 27, 1921, in Warrensville, N.C., to the late Jesse and Bonnie Wyatt Day. He was a member and Pastor Emeritus of Cornatzer Baptist Church. "In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two sisters, Blanche Powers and Pauline Bailey; and one brother, Verner Day. "Survivors include his wife of 59 years, Hope McClung Day; four children, Bonnie (David) Washburn, Warren (Junette) Day, Danny (Jane) Day and Lois (Larry) Carter; nine grandchildren, Amy, Davy, Andy, Jason, Jennifer, Justin, Clint, Sara and Hope; seven great-grandchildren, Jacob, Trevor, Tyler, Nathaniel, Aubrey, Cade and Timothy; one sister, Daphine Acord ; and one brother, the Rev. Robert Day. "Preacher Day’s life and service will be honored and remembered at Cornatzer Baptist Church Saturday, Dec. 20. The body will be placed in the church 10 to 11 a.m. The service will begin at 11 a.m., with Pastor Jeff Beverly officiating. The family will receive friends in the fellowship building after the service. "Preacher Day served as pastor of Cornatzer Baptist Church in Davie County for 36 years. He also served as pastor at Smith Grove Baptist Church in Davidson County, N.C., and at Lookout Baptist Church in Fayette County, W.Va. "In addition to his pastoral ministry, the Rev. Day taught at Piedmont Baptist College in Winston-Salem, N.C., and was an Emeritus member of the General Council of Baptist Mid-Missions in Cleveland, Ohio. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army and served under Gen. Douglas MacArthur in the Philippines during World War II..."


Robert J. Day Rev

1. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Slab Fork District; taken on 11 Apr 1930; Page 236B;
Family #175/182.
Listed as Robert Day; age 3; born in WV; in household of father, Jesse Day.


William Randell Cook

1. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Oceana District, taken on 22 Apr 1930, Page 201A, Family #265.
Listed as Randell Cook, age 10 mons, born in WV, in household of father, Rife C. Cook.


Ralph Clinton Cook

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1957); Page 224; WV Archives Web Site.
Ralph Cook; age 26; born and living at Jesse, WV; single; son of Riffe and Myrtle Cook; married on
27 Dec 1957 at Mullens, WV; Ellen Belle Rollins; age 23; born at Ravencliff; single; living at Matheny,
WV; daughter of Allen and Rosa Rollins.


Ellen Belle Rollins

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1957); Page 224; WV Archives Web Site.
Ralph Cook; age 26; born and living at Jesse, WV; single; son of Riffe and Myrtle Cook; married on
27 Dec 1957 at Mullens, WV; Ellen Belle Rollins; age 23; born at Ravencliff; single; living at Matheny,
WV; daughter of Allen and Rosa Rollins.


Jonathan Allen Rollins

1. 1870 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Clear Fork Township, at Sunhill P.O.
Family #86, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
Listed in household of father, Emsley Rollins.
2. "Marriage Records of Wyoming Co, WV...", Vol 3, No 234, Haga, page 70
Allen Rollins, age 22, born in Tazewell Co, VA, married Ida Jane Canterbury,
age 16, at Charles S. Canterbury's, on 27 Nov 1889.
Believe Allen and Jonathan Rollins are same person.
3. 1880 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, compiled by William A. Marsh, Vol 4, page 741.
Oceana Township, page 010.
Listed as Allen Rollins, age 11, in household of father, Emsley Rollins.
4. 1880 Census, Logan Co, WV, Complied by William A. Marsh, Vol 11, page 669.
Magnolia Township, page 016.
Also listed here as Allen Rollins, age 12, in household of brother-in-law, Joseph Perry.
Joseph Perry married Nancy Rollins, a sister of Allens.
5. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
Oceana District, Family #78.
Listed as Allen Rollins, age 32, head of household.
6. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1918); Page 351; WV Archives Web Site.
J.A. Rollins; age 51; born in Wyoming Co, WV; living at Marshes, WV; son of Emsley Rollins; married
on 4 Dec 1918 in the Wyoming Co, Court House Clerk's Office, Pineville, WV; Rosa Trump; age 25;
born in Wyoming Co, WV; living at Marshes, WV; daughter of Goodal Lafferty.


Rosa Ann Lafferty

1. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
Slab Fork District, Family #119.
Listed as Rosey A. Lafferty, age 8, in household of father, Goodall Lafferty.
2. RootsWeb Message Board, Wyominy Co, WV, posted by Tammy, 1 Jan 2001.
Tammy's greatgrandmother, Rosa Lafferty, daughter of Goodall Lafferty,
married Russell Trump; three children; after Russell's death, Rosa married
Allen Rollins.
Goodall Lafferty's mother was named Druzilla who never married. Druzilla's
children believed to be fathered by her step-father, John Allen.
3. Ancestry.com Web Site, Druzilla Lafferty Search, 1 Sep 2002, submitted by
Joel Hager, hagerj@us.army.mil.
Rosie A. Lafferty; married first Russell Giles Trump on 11 Sep 1912 in
Wyoming Co, WV; second, Allen Rollins.
4. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Slab Fork District, taken on 6/7 May 1910, Page 292A, Family #227.
Listed as Rosa Lafferty, age 16, in household of father, Goodall Lafferty.
6. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1918); Page 351; WV Archives Web Site.
J.A. Rollins; age 51; born in Wyoming Co, WV; living at Marshes, WV; son of Emsley Rollins; married
on 4 Dec 1918 in the Wyoming Co, Court House Clerk's Office, Pineville, WV; Rosa Trump; age 25;
born in Wyoming Co, WV; living at Marshes, WV; daughter of Goodal Lafferty.