McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV; Families and Individuals

Notes


Estill Raymond Dillon

1. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkins District; taken on 15 Apr 1910; Page 58B; Image 2 of 25;
Family #10/18.
Listed as Estel R. Dillon; age 10; born in WV; in household of father, Edmond E. Dillion.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Recorrds; Vol #__(1919); Page 200; WV Archives Web Site.
Estel R. Dillon; age 18; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; miner; living at Premier, WV; son of Ed and
Ida; married on 26 Apr 1919 at Premier, WV; Cora Taylor; age 18; born in McDowell Co, WV; single;
living at Premier, WV; daughter of W.S. and Maude.
3. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Premier; taken on 14 Apr 1930; Page 238B
Image 16 of 36; Family #129/129.
Listed as Estill R. Dillon; age 28; born in VA; divorced; coal miner; in household of father, Edmond E.
Dillion.
4. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #9137; WV Archives Web Site.
Estill Dillon; age 44 yrs, 7 mons, 5 days; born on 9 Jan 1901; married; husband of Cora Taylor; living
at Welch, WV; son of Edd and Ida (Pogen, sic Pogue) Dillon; died on 14 Aug 1945 at Welch, WV from
pulmonary hemorrhage due to TB; buried on 17 Aug 1945 in Iaeger Memorial, Roderfield, WV;
informant; James Dillon, Oceanna, WV.
5. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
Angela Harkins; 11 Jun 2007; grave marker photo added by B. Walls.
Estill Raymond Dillon; born 9 Jan 1901; died 14 Aug 1945; buried here; grave marker photo shown;
personal photos shown.


Cora Elizabeth Taylor

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Recorrds; Vol #__(1919); Page 200; WV Archives Web Site.
Estel R. Dillon; age 18; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; miner; living at Premier, WV; son of Ed and
Ida; married on 26 Apr 1919 at Premier, WV; Cora Taylor; age 18; born in McDowell Co, WV; single;
living at Premier, WV; daughter of W.S. and Maude.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Death Registry; Vol #__(1962); Browns Creek; WV Archives Web Site.
Cora Elizabeth Mullins; age 61; born 21 Mar 1901 at Simmons, WV; married; store owner; living at
Marytown, WV; daughter of William S. and Lizzie Alice Taylor; died 29 Sep 1962 in the Welch
Emergency Hospital, Welch, WV from a pulmonary embolism; buried 2 Oct 1962 in Iaeger Memorial,
Roderfield, WV; informant, William F. Mullins.
3. FindAGrave.com Web Site;Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
Kenneth Bowen; 14 Dec 2011
Cora Elizabeth Taylor Mullins; born 21 Mar 1901; died 29 Sep 1962; buried here; no grave marker
photo shown.


Herbert E. Dillon

1. Wyoming Co, WV Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1943); Page 65; WV Archives Web Site.
Herbert Dillion; age 21; born at Premier, WV; single; living at Oceana, WV; son of Estel and Cora
Dillion; married on 16 Jan 1943 at Oceana, WV; Madaline Walton; age 15; born in Greenbrier Co, WV;
single; living at Oceana, WV; daughter of Grady Walton and Hattie Walton Hall.
2. "The Register Herald"; Beckley, WV; Thursday, 1 Feb 2007; Newspaper Obit.
"Herbert E. Dillon, 83, of White Oak, Welch-Pineville Road, passed away Sunday, Jan. 28, 2007, in Welch Community Hospital. "Born April 28, 1923, at Brown's Creek, he was the son of the late Estil Dillon and Cora Taylor Dillon. He was a retired miner. "In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a son, Larry Dillon; two brothers, Raymond and Lawrence Dillon; and two grandchildren, Edward Ratliff Jr. and Roger Stout Jr. "Left to cherish his memory are his wife, Ann Milam Dillon; five sons, Jason Byrd Dillon and Junior Byrd, both at home, Scotty Byrd of Winston-Salem, N.C., J.C. Byrd of Welch and Rodney Byrd of White Oak; seven daughters, Freda Stout, Lois Lambert and Lucille Ellis, all of Roderfield, Tootise Ratliff of Bedford, Va., Debbie Byrd and Linda Byrd Blevins, both of North Welch, and Miranda Green of Charleston; three sisters, Sarah Harris of Princeton, Nellie Green of Twin Branch and Effie Mullins of Berwind; 16 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. "Service will be 11 a.m. today at Ark of Safety, Roderfield, with the Revs. Gene Ball and Danny Blackburn officiating. Burial will follow in Green Cemetery at White Oak, Welch-Pineville Road..."


Anna Mae Milam

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1954); Page 83; WV Archives Web Site.
Wesley Ballard Byrd; age 38; born at Big Four, WV; divorced; living at Maitland, WV; married on 9 Oct
1954 at Welch, WV; Anna Mae Milam; age 22; born at Maitland, WV; single; living at Welch, WV.


Wesley Ballard Byrd Sr

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; taken on 10 Apr 1930; Page 102A;
Image 27 of 62; Family #287/273.
Listed as Wesley Byrd; age 14; born in WV; in household of father, Cleveland Byrd.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1954); Page 83; WV Archives Web Site.
Wesley Ballard Byrd; age 38; born at Big Four, WV; divorced; living at Maitland, WV; married on 9 Oct
1954 at Welch, WV; Anna Mae Milam; age 22; born at Maitland, WV; single; living at Welch, WV.
2. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 31 Jul 2014.
Wesley Ballard Byrd; born 21 Feb 1916; died 31 Mar 1987; buried here; headstone photo shown;
"PVT US ARMY WORD WAR II".


Anna Mae Milam

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1954); Page 83; WV Archives Web Site.
Wesley Ballard Byrd; age 38; born at Big Four, WV; divorced; living at Maitland, WV; married on 9 Oct
1954 at Welch, WV; Anna Mae Milam; age 22; born at Maitland, WV; single; living at Welch, WV.


Herbert E. Dillon

1. Wyoming Co, WV Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1943); Page 65; WV Archives Web Site.
Herbert Dillion; age 21; born at Premier, WV; single; living at Oceana, WV; son of Estel and Cora
Dillion; married on 16 Jan 1943 at Oceana, WV; Madaline Walton; age 15; born in Greenbrier Co, WV;
single; living at Oceana, WV; daughter of Grady Walton and Hattie Walton Hall.
2. "The Register Herald"; Beckley, WV; Thursday, 1 Feb 2007; Newspaper Obit.
"Herbert E. Dillon, 83, of White Oak, Welch-Pineville Road, passed away Sunday, Jan. 28, 2007, in Welch Community Hospital. "Born April 28, 1923, at Brown's Creek, he was the son of the late Estil Dillon and Cora Taylor Dillon. He was a retired miner. "In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a son, Larry Dillon; two brothers, Raymond and Lawrence Dillon; and two grandchildren, Edward Ratliff Jr. and Roger Stout Jr. "Left to cherish his memory are his wife, Ann Milam Dillon; five sons, Jason Byrd Dillon and Junior Byrd, both at home, Scotty Byrd of Winston-Salem, N.C., J.C. Byrd of Welch and Rodney Byrd of White Oak; seven daughters, Freda Stout, Lois Lambert and Lucille Ellis, all of Roderfield, Tootise Ratliff of Bedford, Va., Debbie Byrd and Linda Byrd Blevins, both of North Welch, and Miranda Green of Charleston; three sisters, Sarah Harris of Princeton, Nellie Green of Twin Branch and Effie Mullins of Berwind; 16 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. "Service will be 11 a.m. today at Ark of Safety, Roderfield, with the Revs. Gene Ball and Danny Blackburn officiating. Burial will follow in Green Cemetery at White Oak, Welch-Pineville Road..."


Madaline Hazel Walton

1. Wyoming Co, WV Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1943); Page 65; WV Archives Web Site.
Herbert Dillion; age 21; born at Premier, WV; single; living at Oceana, WV; son of Estel and Cora
Dillion; married on 16 Jan 1943 at Oceana, WV; Madaline Walton; age 15; born in Greenbrier Co, WV;
single; living at Oceana, WV; daughter of Grady Walton and Hattie Walton Hall.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #'71 018440; WV Archives Web Site via LDS Web Site.
Madeline Hazel Dillon; age 44; born in WV; married; wife of Herbert Edmond Dillon; living at Premier, WV;
daughter of Grady C. and Hattie (Perry) Walton; died 28 Nov 1971 in the Doctors Memorial Hospital, Welch,
WV; due to pulmonary edema and conestion; buried 1 Dec 1971 in Iaeger Memorial, Roderfield, WV; informant,
Herbert H. Dillon, Premier.
3. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 9 Mar 2014.
Madaline H. Dillon; born 19 Apr 1927 (sic?, 1928 per death certificate); died 28 Nov 1971; buried here;
headstone photo shown, "AT REST IN HEAVEN".


Harry Arthur Forrest

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1931); Page 335; WV Archives Web Site.
Harry Forrest, age 22; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; teamster; living at Eckman, WV; son of
Henry and Etta; married on 9 Mar 1931 at Welch, WV; Sarah Parks; age 21; born in McDowell Co,
WV; daughter of William and Nancy.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1934); Page 87; WV Archives Web Site.
Harry Forrest; age 22; born in McDowell Co, WV; widowed; CWA?; living at Leckie, WV; son of
Henry and Etta; married on 25 Jan 1934 at Leckie, WV; Eva Mitchem; age 18; born in McDowell
Co, WV; daughter of G.T. and Dora.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1951); Page 427; WV Archives Web Site.
Harry Arthur Forrest; age 40; born and living at Eckman, WV; divorced; married on 24 Aug 1951 at
Keystone, WV; Merchie Lucille Martin; age 23; born at Gary, WV; single; living at Leckie, WV.
4. Mercer Co, WV; Death Registry; Vol #__(1966); Page 21; WV Archives Web Site.
Harry Arthur Forrest; age 54; born on 18 Jun 1911 in WV; married; coal miner; living at Eckman,
McDowell Co, WV; son of Henry and Etta (Jarrett) Forrest; died on 7 Jun 1966 in the Bluefield
Sanitarium, Bluefield, Mercer Co, WV from broncho-pleural fistula due to myecerdial infarction
caused by lung cancer; buried on 9 Jun 1966 in Jarrett Cemetery, Pageton, WV; informant, Sylvia
Lawson, Martinsville, VA.


Merchie Lucille Martin

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; taken on 2 Apr 1930; Page 15B; Image 4 of 61;
Family #33/34.
Listed as Merchie Martin; age 2 yrs 7 mons; born in WV; in household of father, Muncy L. Martin.
2. "Bluefield Daily Telegraph"; Bluefield, WV; 26 Apr 2009; Newspaper Obit.
"ANAWALT — Merchie Lucille Forrest, age 81, of Anawalt, W.Va., went to be with her Heavenly Father Friday night, April 24, 2009 at Bluefield Regional Medical Center after a long illness. Born September 25, 1927 in Thorpe, W.Va., she was the daughter of the late Muncy Lee Martin and Chloe Roberts Martin. She was of the Pentacostal Holiness faith. She was a homemaker. She was a resident of the Anawalt/ Leckie area most of her life and was the last surviving member of her immediate family. Other than her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Harry Forrest in 1966; one son, Jimmy Dale Forrest; three sisters, Mamie Davidson, Anna Lee Walker, and Callie Martin; one brother, Walter "Frog" Martin.She is survived by one daughter, Carolyn Finley and husband Danny of Jenkinjones, W.Va.; two sons, Alonzo "Al" Forrest and wife Linda of Princeton, Kenneth Forrest and wife Charlene of O'Toole, W.Va; five grandchildren, Jeffrey Finley and wife Vickie of Kannapolis, N.C., Lisa Finley of Thorpe, W.Va., Michelle Lambert and husband Buck of Abbs Valley, Va., Joe Forrest and wife Christie of Kannapolis, N.C., and Melissa Forrest of Welch, W.Va.; five great-grandchildren, Daniel Finley of Kannapolis, N.C., Kenzie Lambert and Nathaniel Lambert of Abbs Valley, Va., Mason Forrest and Madison Forrest of Kannapolis, N.C.; several nieces and nephews; six stepgranchildren, Linda Turpin and husband Melvin of Skygusty, W.Va., Juel Palmer of Conklintown, W.Va., Mary Owens of Princeton, W.Va., Sylvia Lawson and husband Jack of Martinsville, Va., Warren "Bun" Forrest and wife Lois of Stanleytown, Va., Jessie Forrest and Carol of Tennessee. Funeral services will be held Tuesday, April 28, 2009 at 11:00 a.m. at the Leckie Pentacostal Holiness Church, Leckie, W.Va., with the Rev. Cecil Watkins and the Rev. Jimmy Sanson officiating. Burial will follow in Woodlawn Memorial Park, Bluewell, W.Va..."


Muncy Lee Martin

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; taken on 2 Apr 1930; Page 15B; Image 4 of 61;
Family #33/34.
Listed as Muncey L. Martin; age 41; born in VA; married at 22; track layer in coal mine; head of
household.
2. Mercer Co, WV; Death Registry; Vol #__(1968); Page 82; WV Archives Web Site.
Muncy Lee Martin; age 79; born on 4 Jan 1889 in VA; married; retired miner; living at Leckie,
McDowell Co, WV; son of David Lee and Angeline Ruth (Luvis) Martin; died on 3 Aug 1968 in the
Blufield Sanitarium, Bluefield, Mercer Co, WV from stomach cancer; buried on 7 Aug 1968 at Burtons
Chapel, Sugar Grove, VA; informant, Mrs. Mayme Davison, New Castle, IN.


Chloe Roberts

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; taken on 2 Apr 1930; Page 15B; Image 4 of 61;
Family #33/34.
Listed as Cloid Martin; age 36; born in VA; married at 18; in household of husband, Muncy L. Martin.


Walter "Frog" Martin

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; taken on 2 Apr 1930; Page 16A; Image 5 of 61;
Family #33/34.
Listed as Walter Martin; age 10; born in VA; in household of father, Muncy L. Martin.


Mamie Martin

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; taken on 2 Apr 1930; Page 15B; Image 4 of 61;
Family #33/34.
Listed as Mamie Martin; age 17; born in VA; in household of father, Muncy L. Martin.