McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families and Individuals

Notes


Nora Evelyn Roberts

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1917); Page 64; WV Archives Web Site.
G.M. Whitt; age 21; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; miner; living at Valls Creek, WV; son of W.S.
and Rebecca J.; married on 20 Sep 1917 at Valls Creek, WV; Nora Roberts; age 23; born in
Johnson Co, TN; single; daughter of Clay and Nancy.
2.1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; taken on 12 Feb 1920; Page 95A; Image 13 of
38; Family #104/105.
Listed as Nora Whitt; age 25; born in TN; married; in household of husband, George M. Whitt.
3.1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; War; taken on 8 Apr 1930; Page 6A; Image 11 of
28; Family #104/108.
Listed as Nora Whitt; age 36; born in TN; married at 22; in household of husband, George M. Whitt.


Ted Maxwell

1.1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; War; taken on 8 Apr 1930; Page 6A; Image 11 of
28; Family #104/108.
Listed as Ted Maxwell; age 17; born in WV; in household of step-father, George M. Whitt.


Claude Maxwell

1.1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; War; taken on 8 Apr 1930; Page 6A; Image 11 of
28; Family #104/108.
Listed as Claude Maxwell; age 15; born in WV; in household of step-father, George M. Whitt.


John Bevington "Jack" Shelton

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1916); Page 138; WV Archives Web Site.
Jack Sheldon (sic, Shelton); age 21; bor in Smith Co, VA; single; miner; living at War, WV; son of
James and Maggie; married on 3 Nov 1916 at War, WV; Gammen Wise; age 21; Smith Co, VA;
single; daughter of Carlly Wise.
2. McDowell Co, WV; WW I Draft Registration Card #2915; 5 Jun 1917; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Jack Shelton; age 22; born on 2 Mar 1895 in Saulsville (sic, Saltville), VA; miner for War Curz? Coal
and Coke, War, WV; married; dependent wife; medium height with slender build; brown eyes and
dark brown hair.
3. 1920 Census, Smyth Co, VA; Rich Valley District; Broadford; taken on 13 ___1920; Page 140A;
Image 13 of 32; Family #104/105.
Listed as Jack B, Shelton; age 24; born in VA; married; laborer in mine; head of household.
4. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1926); Page 199; WV Archives Web Site.
John B. Shelton; age 30; born in Smith Co, VA; widowed; miner; living at War, WV; son of James
and Maggie Shelton; married on 31 Jan 1926 at War, WV; Triney May; age 24; born at Peusion
Junction, KY; single; daughter of Jim (sic, Adrian) and Estella Smith. (Jim was her step-father)
5. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1934); Page 1; WV Archives Web Site.
J.B. Shelton; age 39; born in Smith Co, VA; widowed; mechanic, living at Yukon, WV; son of
James and Maggie; married on 14 May 1934 at Welch, WV; Lillie Stillwell; age 42; born in Russell
Co, VA; single; living at Yukon, WV; daughter of James and Georgie.
6. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Premier; taken 3 Apr 1940; Page 782A;
E D # 24-40; Image 3 of 36; Household #6.
Listed as Jack Shelton; age 44; born in VA; married; 5th grade education; lived in McDowell Co,
WV on 1 Apr 1935; coal miner; head of household.
7. McDowell Co, WV; WW II Draft Registration Card #U-825; 27 Apr 1942; Ancestry.com Wbe Site.
Jack Bevington Shelton; age 47; born on 2 Mar 1895 in Smyth Co, VA; living at Premier, WV;
employed by Premier Pocahontas Collieries Co, Premier, WV; person who will always know
address, Mrs. Lillie Shelton, Premier, WV; 5'9 " tall; 165 lbs; blue eyes and brown hair; light
complexion.
8. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #'60 005512; WV Archives Web Site.
Jack Bevington Shelton; age 65; born on 2 Mar 1895 at Saltville, VA; married; retired coal miner;
SS #235-07-0136; living at Roderfield, WV; son of James and Maggie (Wise) Shelton; died on 4
Apr 1960 at Roderfield, WV from a coronary thrombosis with arterosclerosis; buried on 6 Apr 1960
in Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, WV; Mrs. Lillie Shelton, Roderfield, informant.
9. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
Bill Hale; 22 May 2010; headstone and grave marker photos added by B. Walls.
John Bivington "Jack" Shelton; born 2 Mar 1895; died 4 Apr 1960; buried here; headstone and grave
marker photos shown; "FATHER"; "WEST VIRGINIA * SGT CO F * 2 BN * REPL TING CEN * WORLD
WAR I".


Trennie May

1. 1910 Census, Pike Co, KY; District 6; Coburn; taken on 22 Apr 1910; Page 107B; Image 8 of 29;
Family #63/65.
Listed as Trinnie? May; age 9; born in KY; in household of father, Adron May.
2. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; Susanna; taken on 21 Jan 1920; Page 33A;
Image 23 of 47; Family #220/228.
Listed as Frinnie May; age 18; born in KY; in household of brother, Joseph May.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1926); Page 199; WV Archives Web Site.
John B. Shelton; age 30; born in Smith Co, VA; widowed; miner; living at War, WV; son of James
and Maggie Shelton; married on 31 Jan 1926 at War, WV; Triney May; age 24; born at Peusion
Junction, KY; single; daughter of Jim (sic, Adrian) and Estella Smith. (Jim was her step-father)
4. McDowell Co, WV; Death Registry; Vol #5; Page 192; Line 15; WV Archives Web Site.
Trennie Shelton; age 26 yrs, 9 mons, 5 days; born on 26 Jan 1901 in KY; married; daughter of
Adrian and Estella (Rutherford) May; died on 1 Nov 1927 at War, WV of TB of intestines; buried on 3
Nov 1927 at Excelsior, WV; informant, Jack Shelton.


George Shelton

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Premier; taken 3 Apr 1940; Page 782A;
E D # 24-40; Image 3 of 36; Household #6.
Listed as George Shelton; age 14; born in VA; single; 5th grade education; lived in McDowell Co,
WV on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, John B. Shelton.


John Bevington "Jack" Shelton

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1916); Page 138; WV Archives Web Site.
Jack Sheldon (sic, Shelton); age 21; bor in Smith Co, VA; single; miner; living at War, WV; son of
James and Maggie; married on 3 Nov 1916 at War, WV; Gammen Wise; age 21; Smith Co, VA;
single; daughter of Carlly Wise.
2. McDowell Co, WV; WW I Draft Registration Card #2915; 5 Jun 1917; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Jack Shelton; age 22; born on 2 Mar 1895 in Saulsville (sic, Saltville), VA; miner for War Curz? Coal
and Coke, War, WV; married; dependent wife; medium height with slender build; brown eyes and
dark brown hair.
3. 1920 Census, Smyth Co, VA; Rich Valley District; Broadford; taken on 13 ___1920; Page 140A;
Image 13 of 32; Family #104/105.
Listed as Jack B, Shelton; age 24; born in VA; married; laborer in mine; head of household.
4. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1926); Page 199; WV Archives Web Site.
John B. Shelton; age 30; born in Smith Co, VA; widowed; miner; living at War, WV; son of James
and Maggie Shelton; married on 31 Jan 1926 at War, WV; Triney May; age 24; born at Peusion
Junction, KY; single; daughter of Jim (sic, Adrian) and Estella Smith. (Jim was her step-father)
5. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1934); Page 1; WV Archives Web Site.
J.B. Shelton; age 39; born in Smith Co, VA; widowed; mechanic, living at Yukon, WV; son of
James and Maggie; married on 14 May 1934 at Welch, WV; Lillie Stillwell; age 42; born in Russell
Co, VA; single; living at Yukon, WV; daughter of James and Georgie.
6. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Premier; taken 3 Apr 1940; Page 782A;
E D # 24-40; Image 3 of 36; Household #6.
Listed as Jack Shelton; age 44; born in VA; married; 5th grade education; lived in McDowell Co,
WV on 1 Apr 1935; coal miner; head of household.
7. McDowell Co, WV; WW II Draft Registration Card #U-825; 27 Apr 1942; Ancestry.com Wbe Site.
Jack Bevington Shelton; age 47; born on 2 Mar 1895 in Smyth Co, VA; living at Premier, WV;
employed by Premier Pocahontas Collieries Co, Premier, WV; person who will always know
address, Mrs. Lillie Shelton, Premier, WV; 5'9 " tall; 165 lbs; blue eyes and brown hair; light
complexion.
8. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #'60 005512; WV Archives Web Site.
Jack Bevington Shelton; age 65; born on 2 Mar 1895 at Saltville, VA; married; retired coal miner;
SS #235-07-0136; living at Roderfield, WV; son of James and Maggie (Wise) Shelton; died on 4
Apr 1960 at Roderfield, WV from a coronary thrombosis with arterosclerosis; buried on 6 Apr 1960
in Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, WV; Mrs. Lillie Shelton, Roderfield, informant.
9. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
Bill Hale; 22 May 2010; headstone and grave marker photos added by B. Walls.
John Bivington "Jack" Shelton; born 2 Mar 1895; died 4 Apr 1960; buried here; headstone and grave
marker photos shown; "FATHER"; "WEST VIRGINIA * SGT CO F * 2 BN * REPL TING CEN * WORLD
WAR I".


Gammon Wise

1. 1900 Census, Smyth Co, VA; Rich Valley District; Brodford Precinct; taken on 16 Jun 1900; Page
122A; Image 25 of 27; Family #215/226.
Listed as Gammon Wise; age 2; born in VA in Mar 1898; in household of aunt, Lelia Wise, with
mother.
2. 1910 Census, Smyth Co, VA; Broadford Precinct; taken on 16 Apr 1910; Page 148A; Image 5 of 29;
Family #43/43.
Listed as Gammon Wise; age 12; born in VA; in household of mother; Carly Wise.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1916); Page 138; WV Archives Web Site.
Jack Sheldon (sic, Shelton); age 21; bor in Smith Co, VA; single; miner; living at War, WV; son of
James and Maggie; married on 3 Nov 1916 at War, WV; Gammen Wise; age 21; Smith Co, VA;
single; daughter of Carlly Wise.
4. 1920 Census, Smyth Co, VA; Rich Valley District; Broadford; taken on 13 ___1920; Page 140A;
Image 13 of 32; Family #104/105.
Listed as Gammon Shelton; age 22; born in VA; married; in household of husband, John B. Shelton.


Benjamin H. Shelton

1. 1920 Census, Smyth Co, VA; Rich Valley District; Broadford; taken on 13 ___1920; Page 140A;
Image 13 of 32; Family #104/105.
Listed as Benjamin H. Shelton; age 11 mons; born in VA; in household of father, John B. Shelton.


James Smith

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1920); Page 377; WV Archives Web Site.
James Smith; age 26; born in Sullivan Co, TN; single; miner; living at Bluff City, TN; son of John and
Sarah Smith; married on 4 May 1920 at Welch, WV; Estella May; age 29 (sic, 41); born in Pike Co,
KY; single (sic, widow); daughter of Joe and Virginia.


Estella Rutherford

1. 1900 Census, Pike Co, KY; District 6; taken on 4 Jun 1900; Page 152B; Image 6 of 31;
Family #49/49.
Listed as Estilda May; age 20; born in KY in Jun 1879; married 3 yrs; 2 children, both living; in
household of husband, Adron May.
2. 1910 Census, Pike Co, KY; District 6; Coburn; taken on 22 Apr 1910; Page 107B; Image 8 of 29;
Family #63/65.
Listed as Estella May; age 30; born in KY; married once for 13 yrs; 6 children, all living; in household
of husband, Adron May.
3. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; Susanna; taken on 21 Jan 1920; Page 33A;
Image 23 of 47; Family #220/228.
Listed as Estella May; age 34(sic, 40); born in KY; widow; in household of son, Joseph May.
4. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1920); Page 377; WV Archives Web Site.
James Smith; age 26; born in Sullivan Co, TN; single; miner; living at Bluff City, TN; son of John and
Sarah Smith; married on 4 May 1920 at Welch, WV; Estella May; age 29 (sic, 41); born in Pike Co,
KY; single (sic, widow); daughter of Joe and Virginia.


John Bevington "Jack" Shelton

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1916); Page 138; WV Archives Web Site.
Jack Sheldon (sic, Shelton); age 21; bor in Smith Co, VA; single; miner; living at War, WV; son of
James and Maggie; married on 3 Nov 1916 at War, WV; Gammen Wise; age 21; Smith Co, VA;
single; daughter of Carlly Wise.
2. McDowell Co, WV; WW I Draft Registration Card #2915; 5 Jun 1917; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Jack Shelton; age 22; born on 2 Mar 1895 in Saulsville (sic, Saltville), VA; miner for War Curz? Coal
and Coke, War, WV; married; dependent wife; medium height with slender build; brown eyes and
dark brown hair.
3. 1920 Census, Smyth Co, VA; Rich Valley District; Broadford; taken on 13 ___1920; Page 140A;
Image 13 of 32; Family #104/105.
Listed as Jack B, Shelton; age 24; born in VA; married; laborer in mine; head of household.
4. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1926); Page 199; WV Archives Web Site.
John B. Shelton; age 30; born in Smith Co, VA; widowed; miner; living at War, WV; son of James
and Maggie Shelton; married on 31 Jan 1926 at War, WV; Triney May; age 24; born at Peusion
Junction, KY; single; daughter of Jim (sic, Adrian) and Estella Smith. (Jim was her step-father)
5. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1934); Page 1; WV Archives Web Site.
J.B. Shelton; age 39; born in Smith Co, VA; widowed; mechanic, living at Yukon, WV; son of
James and Maggie; married on 14 May 1934 at Welch, WV; Lillie Stillwell; age 42; born in Russell
Co, VA; single; living at Yukon, WV; daughter of James and Georgie.
6. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Premier; taken 3 Apr 1940; Page 782A;
E D # 24-40; Image 3 of 36; Household #6.
Listed as Jack Shelton; age 44; born in VA; married; 5th grade education; lived in McDowell Co,
WV on 1 Apr 1935; coal miner; head of household.
7. McDowell Co, WV; WW II Draft Registration Card #U-825; 27 Apr 1942; Ancestry.com Wbe Site.
Jack Bevington Shelton; age 47; born on 2 Mar 1895 in Smyth Co, VA; living at Premier, WV;
employed by Premier Pocahontas Collieries Co, Premier, WV; person who will always know
address, Mrs. Lillie Shelton, Premier, WV; 5'9 " tall; 165 lbs; blue eyes and brown hair; light
complexion.
8. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #'60 005512; WV Archives Web Site.
Jack Bevington Shelton; age 65; born on 2 Mar 1895 at Saltville, VA; married; retired coal miner;
SS #235-07-0136; living at Roderfield, WV; son of James and Maggie (Wise) Shelton; died on 4
Apr 1960 at Roderfield, WV from a coronary thrombosis with arterosclerosis; buried on 6 Apr 1960
in Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, WV; Mrs. Lillie Shelton, Roderfield, informant.
9. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
Bill Hale; 22 May 2010; headstone and grave marker photos added by B. Walls.
John Bivington "Jack" Shelton; born 2 Mar 1895; died 4 Apr 1960; buried here; headstone and grave
marker photos shown; "FATHER"; "WEST VIRGINIA * SGT CO F * 2 BN * REPL TING CEN * WORLD
WAR I".


Lillie Octavia Stillwell

1. 1900 Census, Russell Co, VAl Swords Creek Precinct; taken on 14 Jun 1900; Page 153B; Image
30 of 41; Family #271/271.
Listed as Lilly O. Stillwell; age 9; born in VA in Apr 1891; in household of father, James W. Stillwell.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1934); Page 1; WV Archives Web Site.
J.B. Shelton; age 39; born in Smith Co, VA; widowed; mechanic, living at Yukon, WV; son of James
and Maggie; married on 14 May 1934 at Welch, WV; Lillie Stillwell; age 42; born in Russell Co, VA;
single; living at Yukon, WV; daughter of James and Georgie.
3. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Premier; taken 3 Apr 1940; Page 782A;
E D # 24-40; Image 3 of 36; Household #6.
Listed as Lillie Shelton; age 46; born in VA; married; 4th grade education; lived in McDowell Co,
WV on 1 Apr 1935; in household of husband, John B. Shelton.
4. Social Security Death Index; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Lillie Shelton; born on 27 Apr 1891; died in Oct 1975; last residence, Premier, McDowell Co, WV;
SS #232-96-9144; card issued in NC or WV in 1973.
5. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
Bill Hale; 22 May 2010; headstone photo added by B. Walls.
Lillian Octavia Stillwell Shelton; born 27 Apr 1891; died 26 Oct 1975; buried here; headstone photo
shown; "TOGETHER FOREVER".


Carly Wise

1. 1900 Census, Smyth Co, VA; Rich Valley District; Brodford Precinct; taken on 16 Jun 1900; Page
122A; Image 25 of 27; Family #215/226.
Listed as Corea Wise; age 32; born in VA in Jul 1867; single; 1 child, 1 living; in household of sister,
Lelia Wise.
2. 1910 Census, Smyth Co, VA; Broadford Precinct; taken on 16 Apr 1910; Page 148A; Image 5 of 29;
Family #43/43.
Listed as Corla Wise; age 42; born in VA; widow; 1 child, 1 living; "own income"; head of household.


Frennie May

1. 1900 Census, Pike Co, KY; District 6; taken on 4 Jun 1900; Page 152B; Image 6 of 31;
Family #49/49.
Listed as Frenie May; age 1; born in KY in Mar 1899; in household of father, Adrian May.
2. 1910 Census, Pike Co, KY; District 6; Coburn; taken on 22 Apr 1910; Page 107B; Image 8 of 29;
Family #63/65.
Listed as Fhenis? May; age 11; born in KY; in household of father, Adrian May.
3. McDowell Co, WV; WW I Draft Registration Card #4171;12 Sep 1918; Welch, WV Draft Board;
Ancestry.com Web Site.
Frennie May; age 19; born on 17 Mar 1900; living at War, WV; motorman for Pocahontas Domestic
Coal Co, War, WV; nearest relative, Adrian May, Slow, KY.
4. Mingo Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1920); Page 367; WV Archives Web Site.
Frennie May; age 21; born in Pike Co, KY; single; miner; living at Shock, KY; son of Adran and Estella
May; married on 18 Sep 1920 at Williamson, WV; Betty Perry; age 22; born in Wayne Co, WV;
divorced; living at Shock, KY; daughter of Jessie and Jane Perry.
5. 1930 Census, Pike Co, KY; District 6; taken on 16 Apr 1930; Page 135B; Image 29 of 91;
Family #259/279.
Listed as Frennie May; age 30; born in KY; married at 20; farmer; head of household.


Betty Perry

1. Mingo Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1920); Page 367; WV Archives Web Site.
Frennie May; age 21; born in Pike Co, KY; single; miner; living at Shock, KY; son of Adran and Estella
May; married on 18 Sep 1920 at Williamson, WV; Betty Perry; age 22; born in Wayne Co, WV;
divorced; living at Shock, KY; daughter of Jessie and Jane Perry.
2. 1930 Census, Pike Co, KY; District 6; taken on 16 Apr 1930; Page 135B; Image 29 of 91;
Family #259/279.
Listed as Bettie May; age 33; born in WV; married at 14; in household of husband, Frennie May.


Junior May

1. 1930 Census, Pike Co, KY; District 6; taken on 16 Apr 1930; Page 135B; Image 29 of 91;
Family #259/279.
Listed as Junior May; age 9; born in WV; in household of father, Frennie May.


Eugene May

1. 1930 Census, Pike Co, KY; District 6; taken on 16 Apr 1930; Page 135B; Image 29 of 91;
Family #259/279.
Listed as Eugene May; age 7; born in WV; in household of father, Frennie May.


Carman May

1. 1930 Census, Pike Co, KY; District 6; taken on 16 Apr 1930; Page 135B; Image 29 of 91;
Family #259/279.
Listed as Carman May; age 5; born in WV; in household of father, Frennie May.


Leroy May

1. 1930 Census, Pike Co, KY; District 6; taken on 16 Apr 1930; Page 135B; Image 29 of 91;
Family #259/279.
Listed as Leroy May; age 2; born in WV; in household of father, Frennie May.


Billy May

1. 1930 Census, Pike Co, KY; District 6; taken on 16 Apr 1930; Page 135B; Image 29 of 91;
Family #259/279.
Listed as Billy May; age 9 mons; born in WV; in household of father, Frennie May.