McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families

Notes


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.


Anna Lee 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 Anne Lee Martin; age 8; born in VA; in household of father, Muncy L. Martin.


Danny R. Finley

1. US Public Records Index, Vol 1; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Danny R. Finley; born on 8 Jan 1954; living at PO Box 28, Jenkinjones, WV 24848 in 1995.


Carolyn D. Forrest

1. US Public Records Index, Vol 1; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Carolyn D. Finley; born on 25 Mar 1957; living at PO Box 28, Jenkinjones, WV 24848 in 1995.


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.


Sarah Frances Parks

1. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Eckman; taken on 17 Jan 1920; Page 55B;
Image 26 of 50; Family #298/308.
Listed as Sarah Parks, age 8, in household of father, William M. Parks.
2. 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.