McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Familes and Individuals

Notes


General Fred Riffe

1. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
Huff Creek District, Family #22.
Listed as General F. Riffe, age 6, in household of father, Henry F. Riffe.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Book #__(1912); Page 268; WV Archives Web Site.
Fred Riffe age 22; born in Wyoming Co, WV; single; logger; living at War, WV; son of H.F. and Nancy;
married on 11 Feb 1912 at War; Ida Barnes; age 23; born in Virginia City, VA; single; daughter of
____ and Malissa.
3. Wyoming Co, WV; WW I Draft Registration Card #969; 5 Jun 1917; Ancestry.com Web Site.
General Fred Riffe; age 22; born on 19 Jan 1894 in Wyoming Co, WV; living at Hanover, WV;farmer;
dependent wife and two children; tall with slender build; blue eyes and light brown hair.
4. 1920 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Huff Creek District; taken on 15/16 Jan 1920; Page 221A;
Family #87/87.
Listed as General F. Riffe; age 26; born in WV; married; farmer; head of household.
5. Wyoming Co, WV; WW II Draft Registration Card # U-782; 27 Apr 1942; Ancestry.com Web Site.
General Fred Riffe; age 49; born on 19 Jan 1894 at Hanover, WV; living at Hanover, WV; farmer;
person who will always know address, Ida Riffe, Hanover, WV; 5' 10" tall; 135 lbs; blue eyes, brown
hair; ruddy complexion.
6. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1959); Page 172; WV Archives Web Site.
General Fred Riffe; age 65; born and living at Havover, WV; widowed; married on 15 Jun 1959 at
Welch, WV; Nettie Roberts; age 51; born at Panther, WV; divorced; living at Iaeger, WV.
7. Social Security Death Index; Ancestry.com Web Site.
General Riffe; born on 19 Jan 1894; died in Aug 1968; last residence, Hanover, Wyoming Co, WV;
SS # 232-18-5466; card issued in NC or WV before 1951.


Nettie Roberts

1. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV, District #94, Panther Precinct, taken on 22 Apr 1910, Page 98A,
Family #60.
Listed as Nettie Roberts, age 2, born in WV, in household of father, Cornelius Roberts.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1924); Page 195; WV Archives Web Site.
Herbert Justus; age 24; born in Buchanan Co, VA; single; farmer; living at Hurley, VA; son of Lark and
Victoria Justus; married on 27 Jul 1924 at Panther, WV; Nettie Roberts; age 19; born in McDowell Co,
WV; daughter of Nela and Nancy Roberts.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1947); Page 55; WV Archives Web Site.
Bland Sprouse; age 42; born at Bartley, WVl divorced; living at Iaeger, WV; married on 31 dec 1947 at
Iaeger, WV; Nettie Justice; age 39; born in Panther, widow; living at Iaeger, WV.
4. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1959); Page 172; WV Archives Web Site.
General Fred Riffe; age 65; born and living at Havover, WV; widowed; married on 15 Jun 1959 at
Welch, WV; Nettie Roberts; age 51; born at Panther, WV; divorced; living at Iaeger, WV.
5. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 31 Dec 2013.
Nettie Justice; born 10 Feb 1908; died30 Mar 1970; buried here; headstone photo shown; "IN LOVING
MEMORY * MOTHER".


Hubert Justice

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1924); Page 195; WV Archives Web Site.
Herbert (sic, Hubert) Justus; age 24; born in Buchanan Co, VA; single; farmer; living at Hurley, VA; son of Lark and
Victoria Justus; married on 27 Jul 1924 at Panther, WV; Nettie Roberts; age 19; born in McDowell Co,
WV; daughter of Nela and Nancy Roberts.


Nettie Roberts

1. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV, District #94, Panther Precinct, taken on 22 Apr 1910, Page 98A,
Family #60.
Listed as Nettie Roberts, age 2, born in WV, in household of father, Cornelius Roberts.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1924); Page 195; WV Archives Web Site.
Herbert Justus; age 24; born in Buchanan Co, VA; single; farmer; living at Hurley, VA; son of Lark and
Victoria Justus; married on 27 Jul 1924 at Panther, WV; Nettie Roberts; age 19; born in McDowell Co,
WV; daughter of Nela and Nancy Roberts.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1947); Page 55; WV Archives Web Site.
Bland Sprouse; age 42; born at Bartley, WVl divorced; living at Iaeger, WV; married on 31 dec 1947 at
Iaeger, WV; Nettie Justice; age 39; born in Panther, widow; living at Iaeger, WV.
4. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1959); Page 172; WV Archives Web Site.
General Fred Riffe; age 65; born and living at Havover, WV; widowed; married on 15 Jun 1959 at
Welch, WV; Nettie Roberts; age 51; born at Panther, WV; divorced; living at Iaeger, WV.
5. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 31 Dec 2013.
Nettie Justice; born 10 Feb 1908; died30 Mar 1970; buried here; headstone photo shown; "IN LOVING
MEMORY * MOTHER".


Bland Sprouse

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1947); Page 55; WV Archives Web Site.
Bland Sprouse; age 41; born at Bartley, WVl divorced; living at Iaeger, WV; was issued a license to
marry on 18 feb 1946, no return by minister; Hazel Alice Wolford; age 32; born in Grundy, VA; widow;
living at Iaeger, WV.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1947); Page 55; WV Archives Web Site.
Bland Sprouse; age 42; born at Bartley, WVl divorced; living at Iaeger, WV; married on 31 Dec 1947 at
Iaeger, WV; Nettie Justice; age 39; born in Panther, widow; living at Iaeger, WV.


Nettie Roberts

1. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV, District #94, Panther Precinct, taken on 22 Apr 1910, Page 98A,
Family #60.
Listed as Nettie Roberts, age 2, born in WV, in household of father, Cornelius Roberts.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1924); Page 195; WV Archives Web Site.
Herbert Justus; age 24; born in Buchanan Co, VA; single; farmer; living at Hurley, VA; son of Lark and
Victoria Justus; married on 27 Jul 1924 at Panther, WV; Nettie Roberts; age 19; born in McDowell Co,
WV; daughter of Nela and Nancy Roberts.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1947); Page 55; WV Archives Web Site.
Bland Sprouse; age 42; born at Bartley, WVl divorced; living at Iaeger, WV; married on 31 dec 1947 at
Iaeger, WV; Nettie Justice; age 39; born in Panther, widow; living at Iaeger, WV.
4. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1959); Page 172; WV Archives Web Site.
General Fred Riffe; age 65; born and living at Havover, WV; widowed; married on 15 Jun 1959 at
Welch, WV; Nettie Roberts; age 51; born at Panther, WV; divorced; living at Iaeger, WV.
5. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 31 Dec 2013.
Nettie Justice; born 10 Feb 1908; died30 Mar 1970; buried here; headstone photo shown; "IN LOVING
MEMORY * MOTHER".


Bland Sprouse

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1947); Page 55; WV Archives Web Site.
Bland Sprouse; age 41; born at Bartley, WVl divorced; living at Iaeger, WV; was issued a license to
marry on 18 feb 1946, no return by minister; Hazel Alice Wolford; age 32; born in Grundy, VA; widow;
living at Iaeger, WV.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1947); Page 55; WV Archives Web Site.
Bland Sprouse; age 42; born at Bartley, WVl divorced; living at Iaeger, WV; married on 31 Dec 1947 at
Iaeger, WV; Nettie Justice; age 39; born in Panther, widow; living at Iaeger, WV.


Hazel Alice

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1947); Page 55; WV Archives Web Site.
Bland Sprouse; age 41; born at Bartley, WVl divorced; living at Iaeger, WV; was issued a license to
marry on 18 feb 1946, no return by minister; Hazel Alice Wolford; age 32; born in Grundy, VA; widow;
living at Iaeger, WV.


Hazel Alice

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1947); Page 55; WV Archives Web Site.
Bland Sprouse; age 41; born at Bartley, WVl divorced; living at Iaeger, WV; was issued a license to
marry on 18 feb 1946, no return by minister; Hazel Alice Wolford; age 32; born in Grundy, VA; widow;
living at Iaeger, WV.


Hernon Early Jordan

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1950); Page 197; WV Archives Web Site.
Hermon Early Jordan; age 27; born and living at Iaeger, WV; single; was issued a license to marry
on 28 Jan 1950; Anna Lee Steele; age 21; born and living at Iaeger, WV; single; both colored.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1950); Page 256; WV Archives Web Site.
Hernon E. Jordan; age 27; born and living at Iaeger, WV; single; married on 4 Mar 1950 at
Welch, WV; Anna Lee Steele; age 21; born and living at Iaeger, WV; single; both colored.
3. McDowell Co, WV Web Site; Cemeteries; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, WV.
Hermon E. Jordan; born on 6 Aug 1922; died on 31 May 1991; buried here.
4. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
Sammie Wade; 5 Apr 2011.
Hernon E. Jordan; born 6 Aug 1922; died 31 May 1991; buried here; double headstone photo shown
with wife, Annie Lee Steele Jordan.


Anna Lee Steele

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Lick Branch; E.D. 24-57; taken on 25 Apr 1940;
Page 1107A; Image 49 of 74; Household #417.
Listed as Anna L. Steele; age 9; born in VA; single; Negro; 3rd grade education; attending school;
lived in same house on 1 Apr 1935; in household of uncle, William W. Steele, with mother.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1950); Page 197; WV Archives Web Site.
Hermon Early Jordan; age 27; born and living at Iaeger, WV; single; was issued a license to marry
on 28 Jan 1950; Anna Lee Steele; age 21; born and living at Iaeger, WV; single; both colored.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1950); Page 256; WV Archives Web Site.
Hernon E. Jordan; age 27; born and living at Iaeger, WV; single; married on 4 Mar 1950 at
Welch, WV; Anna Lee Steele; age 21; born and living at Iaeger, WV; single; both colored.
4. McDowell Co, WV Web Site; Cemeteries; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, WV.
Anna Lee Jordan; born on 2 Oct 1930; died on 12 Jun 1997; buried here.
5. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
Sammie Wade; 5 Apr 2011.
Anna Lee Steele Jordan; born 2 Oct 1930; died 12 Jun 1997; buried here; double headstone photo
shown with husband, Hernon E. Jordan.


Sharon Jane Jordan

1. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
Sammie Wade; 6 Apr 2011.
Sharon Jane Jordan; born 10 Nov 1951; died 12 Jun 1997; buried here; headstone photo shown.


John Beverly Smith

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1905); Page 213; WV Archives Web Site.
J.B. Smith; age 25; born in Pittsylvania Co, VA; single; miner; living at Gary, WV; son of _____
married on 15 Dec 1905 at No. 8 Works, US Coal and Coke Co, McDowell Co, WV; Martha
Lambert; age 24; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; daughter of Garrett and _____.
2. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Superior; taken on 24 Apr 1930;
Page 191A; Image 71 of 73; Family #627/682.
Listed as John B. Smith; age 49; born in WV (sic, VA); married at 21; farmer; head of household.
3. McDowell Co, WV; WW II Draft Registration Card #U-135; 27 Apr 1942; Ancestry.com Web Site.
John Beverly Smith; age 61; born 25 Sep 1879 in Hurt, VA; living at Maitland, WV; no employer
listed; person who will always known address, Mrs. Martha Smith, Maitland, WV; 5' 6" tall; 135 lbs;
____ eyes; brown hair; ruddy complexion.
4. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #8861; WV Archives Web Site.
John Beveridge Smit; age 74; born 28 Sep 1880 in Pennsylvania (sic, Pittsylvania) Co, VA;
divorced; retired miner; living at Capels, WV; son of George W. and Kate W. Smith; died 24
Jul 1955 in Grace Hospital, Welch, WV; from a cerebral thrombosis; buried 27 Jyl 1955 in Toms
Mtn Cemetery.


Martha Jane Lambert

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1905); Page 213; WV Archives Web Site.
J.B. Smith; age 25; born in Pittsylvania Co, VA; single; miner; living at Gary, WV; son of _____
married on 15 Dec 1905 at No. 8 Works, US Coal and Coke Co, McDowell Co, WV; Martha
Lambert; age 24; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; daughter of Garrett and _____.
2. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Superior; taken on 24 Apr 1930;
Page 191A; Image 71 of 73; Family #627/682.
Listed as Martha J. Smith; age 49; born in WV; married at 21; in household of husband,
John B. Smith.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #'66 019359; WV Archives Web Site via LDS Web Site.
Martha Smith; age 86; born 14 Feb 1879 at Eureka, WV; widow; living at Superior, WV; daughter
of Garrett and Polly Ann Lambert; died 6 Dec 1966 in Grace Hospital, Welch, WV; from meseuteric
thrombosis due to diabetes mellitus; buried 8 Dec 1966 in Iaeger memorial, Roderfield, WV.
4. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted
by Kenneth Bowen; 12 Oct 2012; grave marker photo added by B. Walls.
Martha J. Lambert; born 15 (sic, 14) Feb 1879 at Eckman (sic, Eureka), WV; died 6 Dec 1966;
buried here; gravest marker photo shown; "ALWAYS IN OUR HEARTS".


Eugene Smith

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Superior; taken on 24 Apr 1930;
Page 191B; Image 72 of 73; Family #627/682.
Listed as Eugene Smith; age 13; born in WV; in household of father, John B. Smith.


L. Katherine Smith

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Superior; taken on 24 Apr 1930;
Page 191B; Image 72 of 73; Family #627/682.
Listed as L. Katherine Smith; age 11; born in WV; in household of father, John B. Smith.


Robert L. Smith

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Superior; taken on 24 Apr 1930;
Page 191B; Image 72 of 73; Family #627/682.
Listed as Robert L. Smith; age 8 yrs, 11 mons; born in WV; in household of father, John B. Smith.


Eva L. Smith

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Superior; taken on 24 Apr 1930;
Page 191B; Image 72 of 73; Family #627/682.
Listed as Eva L. Smith; age 6 yrs, 9 mons; born in WV; in household of father, John B. Smith.


Eveline Smith

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Superior; taken on 24 Apr 1930;
Page 191B; Image 72 of 73; Family #627/682.
Listed as Eveline Smith; age 4 yrs, 11 mons; born in WV; in household of father, John B. Smith.
(Twin)


Iveline Smith

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Superior; taken on 24 Apr 1930;
Page 191B; Image 72 of 73; Family #627/682.
Listed as Iveline Smith; age 4 yrs, 11 mons; born in WV; in household of father, John B. Smith.
(Twin)


George Herbert Smith

1. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate # '71 015130; WV Archives Web Site.
George Herbert Smith; age 66; born on 25 Apr 1905 in VA; married; husband of Martha Meade; coal
miner; living at Pineville, WV; son of John Beverly and Martha Jane (Lambert) Smith; died on 13 Oct
1971 in Stevens Clinic, Welch, WV from brochogenic carcinoma; buried on 16 Oct 1971 in Iaeger
Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, WV; informant, Martha Smith, Pineville, WV
2. McDowell Co, WV Web Site; Cemeteries; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, WV.
George Herbert Smith; Born on 25 Apr 1905; died on 6 (sic, 13) Oct 1971; buried here.


Jesse James Columbus South

1. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; taken on 10 Mar 1920; Page 248A; Image 37 of 56;
Family #197/198.
Listed as Jesse C. South; age 43; born in VA; married; repairmen for coal company;
head of household.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1936); Page 380; WV Archives Web Site.
Jesse C. South; age 45; born in Washington Co, VA; widowed; miner/carpenter; living at Gary, WV;
married on 27 Jun 1936 at Welch, WV; Minnie Sue Fraizer; age 22; born in Giles Co, VA; single;
living at Gary, WV; daughter of Hobert and Zettie.
3. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
Janice Henry; 5 Jul 2016.
Jesse C. South; born on 4 Apr 1877; died on 28 Jul 1947; buried here; no grave marker photo shown.


Minnie Sue Frazier

1. 1920 Census, Montgomery Co, VA; Blacksburg; VPI; taken on 18 Feb 1920; Page 198B; Image
37 of 38; Family #368/396.
Listed as Minnie Frazer; age 3 mons; born in VA; in household of father, Herbert L. Frazier.
2. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; Venus; taken on 12 Apr 1930; Page 33A; Image
39 of 60; Family #313/328.
Listed as Minnie S. Frazier; age 10; born in VA; in household of father, Herbert L. Frazier.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1936); Page 380; WV Archives Web Site.
Jesse C. South; age 45; born in Washington Co, VA; widowed; miner/carpenter; living at Gary, WV;
married on 27 Jun 1936 at Welch, WV; Minnie Sue Fraizer; age 22; born in Giles Co, VA; single;
living at Gary, WV; daughter of Hobert and Zettie.
4. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1941); Page 225; WV Archives Web Site.
Luther Hull; age 38; born in Hillsville, VA; widowed; living at Mohegan, WV; married on 26 Aug 1941
at Welch, WV; Minnie South; age 22; born in Giles Co, VA; divorced; living at Mohegan, WV.
2. McDowell Co, WV Web Site; Cemeteries; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, WV.
Minnie Sue Frazier South Hull Ozimeck; born on 20 Sep 1919; died on 13 Nov 1994; "Mother of
Jesse RC South and Virginia South Morgan"; buried here.