McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families and Individuals

Notes


Louie Herbert Steele

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; taken on 14 Apr 1930; Page 235A;
Family #199/200.
Listed as Louie Steel; age 4 yrs, 2 mons; born in WV; in household of father, Andrew Steele.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1947); Page 501; WV Archives Web Site.
Louie Steele; age 19; born and living at Iaeger, WV; single; married on 8 Dec 1947 at Iaeger, WV;
Elizabeth Cole; age 21; born in Buchanan Co, VA; single; living at Rock Ridge, WV; with consent of
Margaret Steele, mother of Louie Steele.


Martha Elizabeth "Lizzie" Cole

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Paynesville; E.D. 24-58; taken on 12 Aug
1940; Page 1145B; Household #383.
Listed as Elizabeth Cole; age 9; born in WV; no education; attending school; lived in
McDowell Co, WV on 1 Apr 1935; in household of mother, Florence Collins Cole Beavers.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1947); Page 501; WV Archives Web Site.
Louie Steele; age 19; born and living at Iaeger, WV; single; married on 8 Dec 1947 at Iaeger, WV;
Elizabeth Cole; age 21; born in Buchanan Co, VA; single; living at Rock Ridge, WV; with consent of
Margaret Steele, mother of Louie Steele.
3. Stafford Family Funeral Home; Lynco, WV; Posted Obit.
"Martha Elizabeth “Lizzie” Steele, 80, of Panther, WV passed away August 31, 2011 at Welch Community Hospital, Welch, WV. She was born February 19, 1931 in Rock Ridge, WV, a daughter of the late Andy and Florence Collins Cole. She attended the Church of the Living God at Horse Creek, WV. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband Louie Herbert Steele; a son Roger Steele and a daughter Judy Steele. Survivors include three daughters Imogene (Ervin) Powell of Horse Creek, WV, Shirley (Ralph) Cline of Mingo County, WV and Sadie (Dwight) Elliott of Horse Creek, WV; four sons Orvil A. (Georgia) Steele of Horse Creek, WV, Quincy (Irene) Steele of Horse Creek, WV, Edward “Keister” (Wilma) Steele of Coon Branch, WV and Orban “Duce” (Twila) Steele of Mohawk, WV; a stepson Dino Keene; three sisters Hazel Baker of Richlands, VA, Georgia Asbury of Kendallville, IN and Elsie Bryant of Kendallville, IN; a brother John “Hobert” (Lucille) Cole of Rome City, IN; a friend James Richie and a host of loving family and friends. Funeral services will be held at noon Monday September 5, 2011 at the Church of the Living God, Horse Creek, WV with the Rev Billy Ward and Rev. Granville Mullins officiating. She will be laid to rest in Cole Cemetery, Paynesville, WV...."


Shirley Florence Steele

1. Dickenson Co, VA; Marriage License #80-048307; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Vincie Lee Powell; age 20; born 20 Feb 1960 in WV; this is his 1st marriage; 9th grade education
living at Box 657, Iaeger, WV; son of Daniel Lee and Bertie Marie (Kennedy) Powell; married on
3 Oct 1980 in Dickenson Co, WV; Shirley Florence Steele; age 16; born 28 Mar 1964 in WV; this is
her 1st marriage; 8th grade education; living at General Delivery, Iaeger, WV; daughter of Louie
Herbert and Martha (Cole) Steel.


Orvill Andy Steele

1. Dickenson Co, VA; Marriage License #73-017786; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Orvil Andy Steele; age 20; born 1 Oct 1953 in WV; single; this is his 1st marriage; 4 yrs HS education;
living at General Delivery, Iaeger, WV; son of Louie and Martha (Cole) Steele; married on 18 May
1973 in Clintwood, VA; Deborah Daphane Powell; age 16; born 16 Mar 1957 in WV; single; this is her
1st marriage; 8th grade education; living at Box 657, Iaeger, WV; daughter of Daniel Lee and Birdie
Marie (Kennedy) Powell.
2. Buchanan Co, VA; Marriage License #84-008474; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Orvil Andy Steele; age 30; born 1 Oct 1953 in WV; divorced; this is his 2nd marriage; first marriege
ended in Mar 1979; 12th grade education; living at Rt 3, Kendallville, Noble Co, IN; son of Louie
Herbert and Martha Elizabeth (Cole) Steele; married on 12 Mar 1984 in Grundy, VA; Georgia Ann
Powell; age 28; born 20 Jun 1955 in WV; divorced; this is her 2nd marriage; first married ended
4 Apr 1974; 10th grade education; living at Rt 3, Kendalville, IN; daughter of Daniel Lee and Bertie
Marie (Kennedy) Powell.


Deborah Daphane "Debbie" Powell

1. Dickenson Co, VA; Marriage License #73-017786; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Orvil Andy Steele; age 20; born 1 Oct 1953 in WV; single; this is his 1st marriage; 4 yrs HS education;
living at General Delivery, Iaeger, WV; son of Louie and Martha (Cole) Steele; married on 18 May
1973 in Clintwood, VA; Deborah Daphane Powell; age 16; born 16 Mar 1957 in WV; single; this is her
1st marriage; 8th grade education; living at Box 657, Iaeger, WV; daughter of Daniel Lee and Birdie
Marie (Kennedy) Powell.


Warren Linville Cook Sr

1. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Oceana District, taken on 11 Jun 1900, Page 268B, Family #80.
Listed as Warren Cook, age 1, born in Oct 1898, in WV, in household of father, William Cooke.
2. 1910 Census, Raleigh Co, WV; Town District; Pemberton Precinct; taken on 20 May 1910; Page 178A;
Family #807/815.
Listed as Warren C. Cook; age 11; born in WV; in household of father, William A. Cook.
3. Raleigh Co, WV; WW I Draft Registration Card #1407; Beckley, WV Draft Board; 12 Sep 1918.
Warren Cook; age 19; born on 30 Oct 1899; living at Sprague, Raleigh Co, WV; driver for Cranberry
Fuel Co, Sprague, WV; no nearest relative listed; medium height with slender build; gray eyes and
light hair.
4. 1920 Census, Raleigh Co, WV; Town District; taken on 2/3 Feb 1920; Page 91A; Family 497/497.
Listed as Warren Cook, age 21, born in WV, single laborer in coal mine; in household of father,
William A. Cook.
5. Raleigh Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1925); Page 480; WV Archives Web Site.
Warren Cook; age 26; born in Wyoming Co, WV; living at Metalton, Fayette Co, WV; married on 3 Jan 1925;
Malie Miller; age 22; born in Fayette Co, WV; living at McCreery, WV.
6. Raleigh Co, WV; Death Certificate #'58 007148; WV Archives Web Site.
Warren Linville Cook; age 59; born 30 Oct 1898 in Oceana, WV; married; retired coal miner;
SS#232-12-1112; living at Quinnimont, WV; son of William and Josie (Workman) Cook; died 28 May 1958
enroute (to hospital) in ambulance near McCrerry, WV; from a myocardial infarction; buried 31 May 1958
in Sunset Cemetery, Beckley, WV; informant, Malie Cook, Quinnimont, WV.


Malie Miller

1. Raleigh Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1925); Page 480; WV Archives Web Site.
Warren Cook; age 26; born in Wyoming Co, WV; living at Metalton, Fayette Co, WV; married on 3 Jan 1925;
Malie Miller; age 22; born in Fayette Co, WV; living at McCreery, WV.


Edward "Keister" Steele

1. Stafford Funeral Home, Lynco, WV; Posted Obit.
"Edward Keister Steele, 54, of Panther, WV, passed away on Friday, July 24, 2015 at his home. He was
born on November 7, 1960 in Welch, WV, a son of the late Louie Herbert and Martha Elizabeth Cole
Steele. In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by a brother Roger Steele; a sister Judy Steele;
and a sister-in-law Irene Steele. Survivors include a daughter Renee (Adam) Blankenship of Prichard; a
son Lacy (Stephanie) Steele of Princeton; three sisters Imogene (Ervin) Powell of Iaeger, Shirley (Ralph)
Cline of Steptown and Sadie (Dewight) Elliott of Hurley, VA; three brothers Orvil (Georgie) Steele,
Quincy Steele and Orbine "Duce" (Barbara) Steele all of Horsecreek; four grandchildren Zyler, Gage,
Holly and Matthew; and a host of other loving family and friends. Funeral services will be held at 11:00
AM on Wednesday, July 29, 2015 at the Jeremiah House of Faith, Hanover, WV, with Rev. Granville
Mullins, Rev. Rusty Mullins, Rev. Sandra Bryant and Rev. Rondel Reed officiating. He will be laid to rest
in Steele Family Cemetery, Horsecreek, WV. ..."


Orban Lonzo "Duce" Steele

1. Dickenson Co, VA; Marriage License #86-009487; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Orban Lonzo Steele; age 18; born 28 Jan 1968 in WV; this is his 1st marriage; 9yh grade education;
living at Box 949, Iaeger, WV; son of Louie and Martha (Cole) Steele; married on 4 Mar 1986 in
Clintwood, VA; Della Mae Walker; age 16; born 11 Jan 1970 in WV; this is her 1st marriage; 7th grade
education; living at Box 182, Panther, WV; daughter of Monroe and Goldie (Ball) Walker.


Della Mae Walker

1. Dickenson Co, VA; Marriage License #86-009487; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Orban Lonzo Steele; age 18; born 28 Jan 1968 in WV; this is his 1st marriage; 9yh grade education;
living at Box 949, Iaeger, WV; son of Louie and Martha (Cole) Steele; married on 4 Mar 1986 in
Clintwood, VA; Della Mae Walker; age 16; born 11 Jan 1970 in WV; this is her 1st marriage; 7th grade
education; living at Box 182, Panther, WV; daughter of Monroe and Goldie (Ball) Walker.


Clarence Baker

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1945); Page 306; WV Archives Web Site.
Clarence Baker; age 23; born and living at Paynesville, WV; single; married on 25 Mar 1945 at
Paynesville, WV; Haziel Louise Cole; age 18; born in Buchanan Co, VA; single; living at Paynesville,
WV; with consent of Florence Cole, mother of Hazel Louise Cole.
2. Tazewell Co, VA; Death certificate #81-007473; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Clarence Baker; age 59; born 4 Sep 1921 in McDowell Co, WV; married; husband of Hazel Louise
Baker; retired miner; living at Star Rt, Box 136, Jolo, WV; son of Mathew and Althia (Davis) Baker;
died 10 feb 1981 in the Clinch Valley Community Hospital, Richlands, VA; due to cardiac asystole
with arrhythmia, arteriosclerotic heat disease and COPD; buried in Baker Family Cemetery,
Paynesville, WV; informant, Hazel Louise Baker.


Hazel Louise Cole

1.1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; Yukon; taken on 23 Apr 1930; page 64A; Image
69 of 89; Family #108/111.
Listed as Hazel Cole; age 1 yr, 3 mons; born in WV; in household of father, Andy B. Cole.
2. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Paynesville; E.D. 24-58; taken on 12 Aug
1940; Page 1145B; Household #383.
Listed as Hazel Cole; age 11; born in WV; 2nd grade education; attending school; lived in
McDowell Co, WV on 1 Apr 1935; in household of mother, Florence Collins Cole Beavers.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1945); Page 306; WV Archives Web Site.
Clarence Baker; age 23; born and living at Paynesville, WV; single; married on 25 Mar 1945 at
Paynesville, WV; Haziel Louise Cole; age 18; born in Buchanan Co, VA; single; living at Paynesville,
WV; with consent of Florence Cole, mother of Hazel Louise Cole.
4. Buchanan Co, VA; Marriage License #85-026784; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Ballard Payne; age 72; born 21 Mar 1913; in WV; divorced; this is his 2nd marriage; first marriage
ended 18 Mar 1985; 6th grade education; living at PO Box 263, Jolo, WV; son of Hiley and Patty
(Estep) Payne; married on 17 Jun 1985 in Grundy, VA; Hazel Louise Baker; maiden name Cole; age
56; born 25 Jan 1929 in WV; widow; this is her 2nd marriage; first marriage ended 10 Feb 1981;
7th grade education; living at Star Rt, Box 136, Jolo, WV; daughter of Andy and Florence (Collins) Cole.


Emmitt Asbury

1. Russell Co, VA; Marriage License #24418; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Emmit Asbury; age 26; born in Iaeger, WV; single; miner; living at Iaeger, WV; son of Tarven and
Bessie (Kennedy) Asbury; married on 29 Aug 1958 in Lebanon, VA; Georgia Ellen Beavers; age
20; born in Lex, WV; single; living at Jolo, WV; daughter of O.J. and Florence (Collins) Beavers.
2. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Emmett Asbury
[Emit Asbury]
Gender: Male
Race: White
Birth Date: 18 May 1932
Birth Place: Iaeger, West Virginia
[Ierer, West Virginia]
Death Date: 3 Sep 1993
Father: Tarvin Asbury
Mother: Bessie Kennedy
SSN: 236486215
Notes: Dec 1949: Name listed as EMMETT ASBURY;
Aug 1956: Name listed as EMIT ASBURY"
3. Indiana, Death Certificates, 1899-2011; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Emit Asbury
Gender: Male
Race: White
Age: 61
Marital Status: Divorced
Birth Date: 18 May 1932
Birth Place: Iaeger, W VA
Death Date: 3 Sep 1993
Death Place: Fort Wayne, Allen, Indiana, USA
Father: Tarvan Asbury
Mother: Bessie Asbury"
4. FindAGrave.com Web Site.
"Name: Emit Asbury
Birth Date: 18 May 1932
Birth Place: West Virginia, United States of America
Death Date: 3 Sep 1993
Death Place: Fort Wayne, Allen County, Indiana, United States of America
Cemetery: Orange Cemetery
Burial or Cremation Place: Rome City, Noble County, Indiana, United States of America
Has Bio?: N
URL: https://www.findagrave.com/mem..."


Georgia Ellen Beavers

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Paynesville; E.D. 24-58; taken on 12 Aug
1940; Page 1145B; Household #383.
Listed as Georgia Beavers; age 2 born in WV; in household of mother, Florence Collins Cole
Beavers.
2. Russell Co, VA; Marriage License #24418; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Emmit Asbury; age 26; born in Iaeger, WV; single; miner; living at Iaeger, WV; son of Tarven and
Bessie (Kennedy) Asbury; married on 29 Aug 1958 in Lebanon, VA; Georgia Ellen Beavers; age
20; born in Lex, WV; single; living at Jolo, WV; daughter of O.J. and Florence (Collins) Beavers.
3. Find A Grave Index, 1600s-Current; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Georgia E Asbury
Maiden Name: Beavers
Birth Date: 11 Dec 1937
Birth Place: Welch, McDowell County, West Virginia, United States of America
Death Date: 26 Sep 2014
Death Place: Fort Wayne, Allen County, Indiana, United States of America
Cemetery: Orange Cemetery
Burial or Cremation Place: Rome City, Noble County, Indiana, United States of America
Has Bio?: Y
Children: David Oliver Asbury
URL: https://www.findagrave.com/mem..."
Obit Posted.
"Georgia died in Parkview Regional Medical Center in Fort Wayne.
She had lived in this area for 45 years,coming from West Virginia.
Ms.retired from Dexter Axel in Albion.
Her parents;Otis and Florence(Collins) Beavers.
Surviving are a daughter,Marie(Giran) Kunkel of Rome City;2 sons.Paul Asbury of Albion,and Charles J.(Delfina) Asbury of Albion,7 grandchildren;and a sister,Hazel Baker of West Virginia.
She was preceded in death by her parents,a son,David Asbury;3 sisters,Macie Estep,Elizabeth Steels,and Elsie Bryant;and 4 brothers;Curtis Beavers, Charlie Cole,Gene Cole,and John"Hobert" Cole.
Preferred memorials are to the donor's choice."