McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families and Individuals

Notes


Norman Taylor Perdieu Sr

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1904); Page 52; WV Archives Web Site.
Norman T. Perdieu; age 22; born in Appomattox Co, VA; single; section foreman; living at Rawl, WV;
son of S.H. and Mollie; married on 2 Oct 1904 at Wilmore, WV; Rebecca Trent; age 21; born in
McDowell Co, WV; single; daughter of L.D. and Nickatie.
2. McDowell Co, WV; WW I Draft Registration Card #2690; 12 Sep 1918; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Norman Taylor Perdieu; age 37; born on 2 Oct 1881; living at Wilmore, McDowell Co, WV; employed
as section foreman for N&W RR, Edgarton, Mingo Co, WV; nearest relative, Rebecca Perdieu,
Wilmore, WV; medium height with slender build; blue eyes and dark brown hair.
3. McDowell Co, WV Death Certificate # '57 014827; WV Archives Web Site.
Norman Perdue; age 76; born on 2 Oct 1881 in VA; married; retired railroader; living at Iaeger, WV;
son of Sam and unlisted mother Perdue; died on 30 Oct 1957 in Grace Hospital, Welch, WV; from a
thrombosis of left middle cerebral artery with generalized arteriosclerosis; buried on 2 Nov 1957 in
Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, WV,
3. McDowell Co, WV Web Site; Cemeteries; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, WV.
Norman Perdieu; born on 12 (sic, 2) Oct 1881; died on 30 Oct 1957; buried here.
4. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
Modfreak; 31 Oct 2007; headstone photo added by B. Walls.
Norman Taylor Perdieu; born 2 Oct 1881; died 30 Oct 1957; buried here; double headstone photo shown
with wife Rebecca Tent Perdieu.


Rebecca Trent

1. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Sandy River District, taken on 16 Jul 1900, Page 269B, Family #542.
Listed as Rebecca Trent, age 17, born in WV in Jan 1883, in household of father, Lorenzo D. Trent.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1904); Page 52; WV Archives Web Site.
Norman T. Perdieu; age 22; born in Appomattox Co, VA; single; section foreman; living at Rawl, WV;
son of S.H. and Mollie; married on 2 Oct 1904 at Wilmore, WV; Rebecca Trent; age 21; born in
McDowell Co, WV; single; daughter of L.D. and Nickatie.
3. McDowell Co, WV Death Certificate # '71 007187; WV Archives Web Site.
Rebecca Perdieu; age 89; born on 5 Jan 1882 in WV; widow; living at Iaeger, WV; daughter of
L.V. (sic, L.D.) and Niciti (Lambert) Trent; died on 27 Apr 1971 in the Doctors Memorial Hospital,
Welch, WV from old carcinoma, left burral? murosa?; buried on 30 Apr 1971 in Iaeger Memorial,
Roderfield, WV.
4. McDowell Co, WV Web Site; Cemeteries; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, WV.
Rebecca Perdieu; born 5 Jan 1882; died on 27 Apr 1971; buried here.
5. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
Modfreak; 31 Oct 2007; headstone photo added by B. Walls.
Rebecca Trent Perdieu; born 5 Jan 1882; died 27 Apr 1971; buried here; double headstone photo shown
with husband, Norman T. Perdieu, Sr.


Harvey Tivis Perdieu

1. FindAGrave.com; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV.
Harvey Tivis Perdieu; born 1 Sep 1909 at Wilmore, McDowell Co, WV; died 9 Jun 1944, France;
buried Normandy American Cemetery, Colleville-sur-Mer, Basse-Normandie Region, France; Plot
F-Row 7, Grave 38.


Cicero Colonel Pollard

1. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #13468; WV Archives Web Site.
Cicero Colonel Pollard; age 70?; born in Ashe Co, NC; retired; married; WW I veteran;
SS #233-12-6740; husband of Mattie Burns, age 52: living at Havaco; son of Lee and Betty Pollard;
died on 15 Nov 1946 in Grace Hospital, Welch, WV from a cerebrovascular accident; buried on 18
Nov 1946 in Iaeger Memorial, Roderfield, WV.
2. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
Betty; 24 Jun 2011; grave marker photo added by B. Walls.
Cisero Colonel Pollard; born 3 Feb 1881; died 15 Nov 1946; buried here; grave marker photo shown;
"PVT CO F 317 INFANTRY * WORLD WAR I".


Mattie Burns

1. 1900 Census, Washington Co, VA; Glade Spring District; taken on 22 Jun 1900; Page 79B; Image
74 of 84; Family #349/356.
Listed as Mattie Burns; age 6; born in Jul 1893 in VA; in household of father, John M. Burns.
2. Roanoke, VA; Death Certificate #80-004523; Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014; Ancestry.com
Web Site.
Mattie Burns; age 86; born 18 Jul 1893; widow of Thomas Henry Cunningham; homemaker; living
at 1138 6th Street, Roanoke, VA; daughter of Martin and Mary (Stump) Burns; died 15 Feb 1980 in
Roanoke Memorial Hospital, Roanoke, VA; due to hypatic failure, mestastatic carcinoma of breast
with chronic renal and congestive heart failure; buried in Glade Creek Cemetery, Blue Ridge, VA;
informant, Mrs. Bonnie Barker, daughter.


Delores Jean Pollard

1. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #728; WV Archives Web Site.
Delores Jean Pollard; age 1 yr, 5 mons, 2 days; born on 2 Aug 1934 at Hemphill, WV; daughter of
C.C. and Mattie (Burns) Pollard; died on 4 Jan 1936 at Hemphill, WV from pneumonia; buried on
5 Jan 1936 at Roderfield, WV; informant, CC. Pollard, Hemphill, WV.
2. McDowell Co, WV Web Site; Cemeteries; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, WV.
Delore Jean Pollard; born on 2 Aug 1934; died on 4 Jan 1936; "Daughter of Cicero and Mattie Burns
Pollard, Death Certificate 728"; buried here.


Burgess Lester

1. Mingo Co, WV; WW I Draft Registration Card #336?;5 Jun 1917; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Burgess Lester; age 23; born 5 Sep 1893 at Horsepen, WV; living at War Eagle, WV; farmer;
dependent wife; 4 children and mother; tall with medium build; brown eyes; brown hair.
2. Mingo Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1917); Page 66; WV Archives Web Site.
Burgess Lester; age 24; born in Mingo Co, WV; single; miner; living at War Eagle, WV; son of Sim
and Rachel Lester; married on 8 Jul 1917 at War Eagle, WV; Eliza Lambert; age 22; born in
McDowell Co, WV; divorced; daughter of Will and Dicy Lambert.
3. Mingo Co, WV; WW II Draft Registration Card #U-576; 27 Apr 1942; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Burgess Lester; age 48; born 5 Sep 1893 at Baisden, WV; living at Isaban, Mingo Co, WV; self
employed; person who will always know address, Mrs. Eliza Lester, Isaban, WV; 5'10" tall; 160 lbs;
brown eyes; black hair; ruddy complexion.
4. Social Security Death Index; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Burgess Lester; born 5 Sep 1893; died in Oct 1974; last residence, Pikeville, Pike Co, KY;
SS #236-22-9176; card issued in WV before 1951.


Eliza Lambert

1. 1910 Census, Huff Creek District, taken on 20 Apr 1910, Page 253A, Family #51.
Listed as Eliza Lambert, age 15, born in WV, in household of uncle, Matthew J. Morgan.
2. Mingo Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1917); Page 66; WV Archives Web Site.
Burgess Lester; age 24; born in Mingo Co, WV; single; miner; living at War Eagle, WV; son of Sim
and Rachel Lester; married on 8 Jul 1917 at War Eagle, WV; Eliza Lambert; age 22; born in
McDowell Co, WV; divorced; daughter of Will and Dicy Lambert.


John Henry Akers Sr

1. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia 1858-1995"; McDowell County Historical Society;
1995; "Henry Valentine Akers, Miner" article; Page 90; submitted by Carol Cassady, Lilburn, GA.
"....I. John Henry was born November 17, 1904, at Thorpe, WV and died Sept. 30, 1939. He is
buried at Roderfield. He married Pinkey Robinson; children: Ann, Mary Evelyn, Johnny..."
2. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; taken on 20 May 1910; Page 12A; Family #204/239.
Listed as John H. Aken; age 6; born in VA; in household of father, Henry V. Akers.
3. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Hampton Roads; taken on 2 Jan 1920; Page
211B; Family #15/15.
Listed as John Akers; age 16; born in WV; in household of father, Henry V. Akers.
4. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Roderfield Road; taken on 26 Apr 1930;
Page 221A; Family #513/530.
Listed as John Aken; age 25; born in WV; single; clerk; in household of father, Henry V. Akers.
5. FindaGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell
Co, WV; submitted by B. Walls; 25 Feb 2014.
John Henry Akers; born in 1904; died in 1939; buried here; grave marker shown; "Beloved Father".


Pinkie Robinson

1. Virginia, Birth Records, 1912-2015, Delayed Birth Records, 1721-1911: Ancestry.com Website.
"Name: Pinkie Roberson
Birth Date: 11 Aug 1917
Birth Place: Buchanan, Virginia, USA
Certificate Number: 1917034716
Father: Garfield Roberson
Mother: Phoebe A Compton "
2. 1930 Census, Buchanan Co, VA; Rock Lick District; taken on 15 Apr 1930; Page 163A; Image 9
of 18; Family #84/84.
Listed as Pinkie Robinson; age 12; born in VA; in household of father, Garfield Robinson.
3. 1940 Census, Buchanan Co, VA; Grundy District; taken on 6 Jun 1940; Page 167A; Image 23 of
44; ED 14-4; Household #179.
Listed as Pinka Akers; age 22; born in VA; widow; 7th grade education; lived in same place on
1 Apr 1935; head of household.


Betty Jean Akers

1. 27 Nov 2011; E-mail from Carol (Swetnam) Jensen.
Betty Jean Akers; daughter of John and Pinky Akers; born on 2 May 1936; died on 21 Nov 1941; buried
in Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, WV
2. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 15 Mar 2014.
Betty Jean Akers; born 2 May 1936; died 21 Nov 1941; buried here; headstone photo shown.


John Henry"Johnny" Akers Jr

1. 1940 Census, Buchanan Co, VA; Grundy District; taken on 6 Jun 1940; Page 167A; Image 23 of
44; ED 14-4; Household #179.
Listed as John H. Akers; age 7 mons; born in VA; no education; in household of mother, Pinkie
Robinson Akers.


Mary Evelyn Akers

1. 1940 Census, Buchanan Co, VA; Grundy District; taken on 6 Jun 1940; Page 167A; Image 23 of
44; ED 14-4; Household #179.
Listed as Mary E. Akers; age 3; born in VA; no education; in household of mother, Pinkie Robinson
Akers.
2. "Bluefield Daily Telegraph"; Bluefield, WV; Sunday, 26 Sep 2004; Newspaper Obit.
"GRUNDY, Va. - Mary Evelyn Akers Hurley, 66, of the Slate Creek Area of Grundy, passed away Saturday, Sept. 25, 2004, at Wellmont Bristol Regional Medical Center, Bristol, Tenn., following an extended illness. Born in Buchanan County, she was a daughter of the late John Henry and Pinkie Robinson Akers. She had been a life-long resident of Buchanan County, a member of Victory Baptist Church and a graduate of Grundy High School. She was a retired receptionist for Dr. Y.S. Murthy's office, devoted wife, loving mother, grandmother, great grandmother, great-great-grandmother and was a homemaker. "Mrs. Hurley is survived by her husband, William Denford Hurley, Grundy; two sons, William Denford Hurley Jr., and wife, Lisa Michelle, and Gerald Wayne Hurley and wife, Deena Marie, all of Grundy; three sisters, Lillian Ann White and Judy Carol Lester, both of Abingdon, Va., and Janet Sue Horn of Grundy; one brother, Bobby Rufus Horn of Grundy; four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. "She was preceded in death by one sister, Betty Jean Akers; one brother, John Henry Akers Jr.; and one great-grandchild. "Funeral services for Mary Evelyn Akers Hurley will be conducted Monday, Sept. 27, 2004, at 1 p.m., at Grundy Funeral Home Chapel with Minister Larry Ratliff and Evg. Mike Rife officiating, with burial to follow in Mountain Valley Memorial Park, Big Rock, Va.


Lillian Ann Akers

1. 1940 Census, Buchanan Co, VA; Grundy District; taken on 6 Jun 1940; Page 167A; Image 23 of
44; ED 14-4; Household #179.
Listed as Lillian A. Akers; age 6; born in VA; no education; lived in same place on 1 Apr 1935; in
household of mother, Pinkie Robinson Akers.