McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families and Individuals

Notes


Luther Graham Bowles

1. Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940; LDS Web Site.
Graham Bowles; age 21; born in Giles Co, VA; single; son of W.R. and M. Bowles; married on 22
Apr 1908 in Giles Co, VA; Earla Blankenship; age 18; born in Mercer Co, WV; single; daughter of
Allen and B. Blankenship.
2. 1910 Census, Giles Co, VA; Pearisburg District; taken on 28 Apr 1910; Page 156A; Image 34 of 68;
Family #272/242.
Listed as Graham Bowles; age 23; born in VA; married once for 2 yrs; saw mill lumberman; head of
household.
3. McDowell Co, WV; WW I Draft Registration Card #1268; Welch, WV Draft Board; 12 Sep 1918;
Ancestry.com Web Site.
Graham Bowles; age 34; born on 10 Jul 1884; living at Avondale, McDowell Co, WV; employed by
W.M. Ritter Lumber Co of Columbus, OH; nearest relative, Eulor Bowles, Avondale, WV; tall with stout
build; born eyes and black hair.
4. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; taken on 18 Mar 1920; Page 248B: Image 27
of 35; Family #271/275.
Listed as Graham Bowles; age 35; born in VA; married; coal miner; head of household.
5. McDowell Co, WV; WW II Draft Registration Card #U363; 27 Apr 1942; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Luther Graham Bowles; age 57; born on 10 Jun 1885 at Narrows, VA; farmer; living at Iaeger, WV;
person who will always know address, Mrs. Eula Bowles, wife, Otter Branch; 5' 9" tall; 180 #; brown
eyes; black hair; ruddy complexion; scar on thumb of left hand.
6. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #7712; WV Archives Web Site.
Luther Graham Bowles; age 69; born on 10 Jun 1886 in Giles Co, VA; farmer and miner; living on
Mite Branch, Avondale, WV; son of William and Mahala Bowles; died on 22 Apr 1956 on Mite
Branch. Avondale, WV; from a cerebral hemorrhage; buried on 25 Apr 1956 in Iaeger Memorial
Cemetery, Roderfield, WV; informant, Cyrus Bowles.
7. FindAGrave.com; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, WV.
Luther Graham Bowles; born on 10 Jun 1886 (sic, 10 Jul 1884); died on 22 Apr 1956; "b. Giles Co,
VA--s/o William and Mahalia Bowles"; buried here.


Eulah Arama Blankenship

1. Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940; LDS Web Site.
Graham Bowles; age 21; born in Giles Co, VA; single; son of W.R. and M. Bowles; married on 22
Apr 1908 in Giles Co, VA; Earla Blankenship; age 18; born in Mercer Co, WV; single; daughter of
Allen and B. Blankenship.
2. 1910 Census, Giles Co, VA; Pearisburg District; taken on 28 Apr 1910; Page 156A; Image 34 of 68;
Family #272/242.
Listed as Eula Bowles; age 20; born in WV; married once for 2 yrs; 1 child, 1 living; in household of
husband, Luther G. Bowles.
3. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; taken on 18 Mar 1920; Page 248B: Image 27
of 35; Family #271/275.
Listed as Ula Bowles; age 28; born in WV; married; in household of husband, Luther G. Bowles.