McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families and Individuals

Notes


William Henry Massey

1. Mercer Co, WV; Marriage Registry; Vol #__(1899); Page 99; Line 101; WV Archives Web Site.
William Massey; age 25; born in Floyd Co, VA; single; miner; living in Mercer Co,
WV;son of James and Bettie Massey; married on 4 Jul 1899 in Mercer Co, WV; Mary Johnson;
age 21; born in TN; single; living in Mercer Co, WV; daughter of J. and Martha Johnson.


Mary Elizabeth Johnson

1. Mercer Co, WV; Marriage Registry; Vol #__(1899); Page 99; Line 101; WV Archives Web Site.
William (sic, Wilson) Massey; age 25; born in Floyd Co, VA; single; miner; living in Mercer Co,
WV;son of James and Bettie Massey; married on 4 Jul 1899 in Mercer Co, WV; Mary Johnson;
age 21; born in TN; single; living in Mercer Co, WV; daughter of J. and Martha Johnson.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Death registry; Vol #__(1943); Page 303; Browns Creek District; WV Archives Web Site.
Mary Elizabeth Massey; age 62; born in TN; widow; housekeeper; daughter of Joseph and Martha (Williams)
Johnson; died 24 Jul 1943; due to cerebral hemorrhage; informant, George Massey.
3. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 9 Mar 2014.
Mary E. Massey; born in 1880; died in 1943; buried here; headstone photo shown' "AT REST".


William P. Pauley

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Maitland; E.D. 24-33; taken on 24 Apr 1940;
Page 663B; Image 21 of 44; Household #176.
Listed as William Pauley; age 24; born in WV (sic, VA); married; 6th grade education; lived in same
place on 1 Apr 1935; tipple man in coal mine; in household of mother-in-law; Mary Massey.
2. McDowell Co, WV Death Certificate # '73 018802; WV Archives Web Site; via LDS Web Site.
William P. Pauley; age 56; born on 2 Jan 1917 in VA; married; husband of Florence Alice Massey
Pauley; coal miner; living at Superior, McDowell Co, WV; son of Pike and Mollie (Bell) Pauley; died
on 21 Dec 1973 in Doctors Memorial Hospital, Welch, WV from acute coronary occlusion with
myocardial infarction; buried on 23 Dec 1973 in Iaeger memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, WV;
informant, Florence Pauley, Superior, WV.
3. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
Jackie Pauley; 14 May 2012; headstone photo added by B. Walls.
William P. Pauley; born 2 Jan 1917 in Austinville, Wythe Co, VA; died 21 Dec 1973 in WV; buried here;
double headstone photo shown with wife Florence A. Massey Pauley; newspaper obit posted.

"Bluefield Daily Telegraph", Bluefield, WV; Saturday 22 Dec 1973; Page 2
William P. Paule, 54, of Maitland, died Saturday in a Welch hospital after a short illness,

"He was born in Austinville, Va., a son of Mrs. Mollie Belle Pauley of Welch-Pineville Road and the late
Pike Pauley. He was a miner for the Cannelton Coal Co., having been employed for 33 years at the
companies Maitland mine. He also was a member of local UMW Local Union 6029.

"Additional survivors include his widow; Mrs. Florence Alice Massey pauley, two step-daughters, Mrs.
O.P. Cruse of Coal City and Juanita Twinam of Ashland, Ky.; two brothers, John Pauley of Welch-Pineville
Road and Robert Pauley of Cleveland, Ohio; four sisters, Mrs. Maggie Smith of Myrtle Beach, S. C., Mrs.
Lucille Blankenship of Superior, Mrs. Ethel Dale of maitland and Mrs. Ann Evans of Florida.

"Funeral Services will be conducted Sunday at 3 p.m. at Gearing-Witten Funeral Home with Rev. Deward
Frazier officiating. Burial will follow in Iaeger Memorial Cemetery at Roderfield..."


Florence Alice Massey

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Maitland; E.D. 24-33; taken on 24 Apr 1940;
Page 663B; Image 21 of 44; Household #176.
Listed as Alice Pauley; age 30; born in WV; married; 8th grade education; lived in same
place on 1 Apr 1935; in household of mother; Mary Massey.
2. Social Security Death Index; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Florence Pauley; born on 2 Oct 1909; died in Nov 1980; last residence, Coal City, Raleigh Co, WV;
SS # 234-86-3050; card issued in WV in 1968.
3. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 31 Dec 2014.
Florence A, Massey Pauley; born on 2 Oct 1909; died on 2 Nov 1980; buried here; double headstone
photo shown with husband, William P. Pauley.


Rita Pauley

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Maitland; E.D. 24-33; taken on 24 Apr 1940;
Page 663B; Image 21 of 44; Household #176.
Listed as Rita Pauley; age 13; born in WV; 5th grade education; attending school; lived in same
place on 1 Apr 1935; in household of grandmother; Mary Massey, with parents.


Garnett Woodrow Wilson

1.1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; taken on 4 Apr 1930; Page 91B; Image 6 of
63; Family #59/57.
Listed as Garnett Wilson; age 13; born in WV; in household of father, Gilbert M. Wilson.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records, Vol #__(1948); Page 313; WV Archives Web Site.
Garnett W. Wilson; age 32; born and living at Maitland, WV; single; married on 11 May 1948 at
Welch, WV; Glenna Wilson; age 24; born at Wadesville, NC; single; living at Maitland.
(No such town in NC. Could be Waynesville, Haywood Co, NC or Wadesboro, Anson Co, NC)
3. "WW II Young American Patriots, 1941-1945"; McDowell Co, WV; Page 432; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Garnett W. Wilson; born on 10 dec 1916; Staff Sargent US Army; entered service 17 Sep 1942;
served at Camps Atterbury, IN; Breckinridge, KY; TN; maneuvers, Camp Shanks, NY; England;
France; Belgium; Holland; Luxembourg; Czechoslovakia. Wounded in action in Germany 4 Mar
1945. Awarded Purple Heart; Bronze Star; 5 BS; CIB; P. Unit Citation; Good Conduct Medal; VM;
Amer; EAME. Attended Maitland Jr HS; Protestant; son of M/M G.W. Wilson, Maitland, WV; husband
of Mrs. Glenna W. Wilson, Maitland, WV.
4. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate # '73 002306; WV Archives Web Site; via LDS Web Site.
Garnett W. Wilson; age 56; born on 10 dec 1916 in WV; married; husband of Glenna Jean Wilson;
coal miner; SS #236-09-9082; living at Maitland, WV; son of Gilbert M. and Sarah Elizabeth
(Massey) Wilson; died on 7 Feb 1973 in Stevens Clinic, Welch, WV from exsanguination, rupture
false aneurysm, external iliac artery with arteriosclerosis; buried on 10 Feb 1973 in Iaeger Memorial
Cemetery, Roderfield, WV;
5. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 22 Dec 2013
Garnett W. Wilson; born on 10 Dec 1916; died on 7 Feb 1973; buried here; headstone photo shown;
"WEST VIRGINIA * S SGT CO G * 329 INFANTRY * WORLD WAR II".


Glenna Jean Wilson

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records, Vol #__(1948); Page 313; WV Archives Web Site.
Garnett W. Wilson; age 32; born and living at Maitland, WV; single; married on 11 May 1948 at Welch,
WV; Glenna Wilson; age 24; born at Wadesville, NC; single; living at Maitland.
(No such town in NC. Could be Waynesville, Haywood Co, NC or Wadesboro, Anson Co, NC)


Gilbert M. Wilson

1. McDowell Co, WV; WW I Draft Registration Card #2219; 5 Jun 1917; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Gilbert Wilson; age 24; born 24 Jan 1893 in Hayes Chapel, VA; miner; living at Maitland, WV;
employed by Houston Colleries Co, Maitland, WV; married; dependent wife and two children;
tall with slender build, gray eyes; dark hair.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1911); Page 347; WV Archives Web Site.
Gilbert Wilson; age 21; born in Giles Co, VA; single; miner; living at Filbert, WV; son of William and
Anna; married on 7 Aug 1911 at Welch, WV; Sallie Massey; age 18 (sic?); born in McDowell Co, WV;
single; daughter of William and Mary.
3.1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; taken on 4 Apr 1930; Page 91B; Image 6 of
63; Family #59/57.
Listed as Gilbert Wilson; age 37; born in VA; married at 19; motorman in coal mine; head of
household.
4. Raleigh Co, WV; Death Certificate #6529; WV Archives Web Site.
Gilbert Wilson; age about 46; born in Giles Co, VA; married; son of unknown parents; died 2 Apr 1937 on
railroad tracks in Beckley, WV; due to "He was sitting on railroad tracks, train ran over body; buried 8 Apr
1937 at Shady Springs, WV; informant, T.L. Lambert, Maitland, WV.


Sarah Elizabeth "Sallie" Massey

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1911); Page 347; WV Archives Web Site.
Gilbert Wilson; age 21; born in Giles Co, VA; single; miner; living at Filbert, WV; son of William and
Anna; married on 7 Aug 1911 at Welch, WV; Sallie Massey; age 18 (sic?); born in McDowell Co, WV;
single; daughter of William and Mary.
2.1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; taken on 4 Apr 1930; Page 91B; Image 6 of
63; Family #59/57.
Listed as Sally Wilson; age 34; born in WV; married at 16; in household of husband, Gilbert M. Wilson.
3. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 20 Dec 2013
Sarah Massey Wilson; born 29 Sep 1895; died on 26 Aug 1989; buried here; double headstone photo
shown with brother, Jesse J. Massey.


Donald Wilson

1.1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; taken on 4 Apr 1930; Page 91B; Image 6 of
63; Family #59/57.
Listed as Donald Wilson; age 7; born in WV; in household of father, Gilbert M. Wilson.


Cecil Wilson

1.1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; taken on 4 Apr 1930; Page 91B; Image 6 of
63; Family #59/57.
Listed as Cecil Wilson; age 4; born in WV; in household of adoptive father, Gilbert M. Wilson.


Cecil Wilson

1.1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; taken on 4 Apr 1930; Page 91B; Image 6 of
63; Family #59/57.
Listed as Cecil Wilson; age 4; born in WV; in household of adoptive father, Gilbert M. Wilson.


Arthur Lee Parker

1. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; taken on 29 Apr 1910; Page 116A; Image 34
of 46; Family #251/279.
Listed as Arthur Parker; age 2; born in WV; in household of grandfather, James J. Broomfield, with
mother; Ida N. Broomfield Parker.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1927); Page 77; WV Archives Web Site.
Arthur Parker; age 21; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; miner; living at Hemphill, WV; son of George
and Ida Parker; married on 14 Nov 1927 at Hemphill, WV; Elsie Worley; age 16; born in McDowell
Co, WV; single; daughter of James and Mary Worley.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate # 8450; WV Archives Web Site.
Arthur Parker; age 26 yrs, 9 mons, 16 days; born on 18 Aug 1908 at Hemphill, WV; married, husband
Elsie Worley; machine helper in coal mine; living at Marytown, WV; son of George and Ida
(Broomfield) Parker; died on 4 Jun 1935 in Grace Hospital, Welch, WV from crushing injuries to
chest and pelvis due to slate fall in mine on 4 Jun 1935; buried on 6 Jun 1935 at Roderfield, WV;
informant, Mrs. Arthur Garland, Marytown, WV.
4. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 22 Dec 2013.
Arthur Lee Parker; born in 1908; died in 1935; buried here; headstone and grave marker photos shown;
husband of Elsie Worley Parker Runton; son of George and Ida Broomfield Parker.


Elsie Mae Worley

1. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Davy-Pocahontas; taken on 19/20 Feb 1920;
Page 209B; Image 14 of 16; Family #299/299.
Listed as Elsie M. Worley; age 8; born in WV; in household of father, James H. Worley, Sr.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1927); Page 77; WV Archives Web Site.
Arthur Parker; age 21; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; miner; living at Hemphill, WV; son of George
and Ida Parker; married on 14 Nov 1927 at Hemphill, WV; Elsie Worley; age 16; born in McDowell
Co, WV; single; daughter of James and Mary Worley.
3. 1940 Census, Carroll Co, VA; Sulphur Springs; E.D. 18-22taken on 29 May 1940; Page 286B; Image
64 of 72; Household #557.
Listed as Elsie M. Parker; age 28; born in WV; widow; 8th grade education; lived in McDowell Co, WV
on 1 Apr 1935; head of household.
4. Carroll Co, VA; Marriage License #7147; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Jake Runyon; age 24; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; carperter; living at Foster Falls, VA; son of
Jake and Lona (Neal) Runyon; married on 26 Apr 1941 in Hillsville, VA; Elsie Parker; age 29; born
in McDowell Co, WV (sic, Washington Co, VA); widow; living at Shorts Creek, VA; daughter of James H.
and Mary (Hale) Worley.
5. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV submitted by
Laurie; 22 Mar 2009; grave marker photo added by B. Walls.
Elsie Worley Parker Runyon; born 23 Dec 1911; died 30 Jan 1990 in Hillsville, Carroll Co, VA;
buried here.
"Age 78

"She was born in Washington County, Virginia to the late James H Worley and Mary Hale.

"She is survived by one daughter
Shirley P Southern, Austinville, VA

"two sons:
George (Joe BIll) Parker, Hillsville, VA
Randell Rynon, Grand Rapids, MI

"One sisster:
Evelyn McBrayer, Niagara Falls, NY..."


James Michael Parker

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Marytown; taken on 11 Apr 1930; page 54A;
Image 37 of 57; Family #236/241.
Listed as James M. Parker; age 1 yr, 8 mons; born in WV; in household of grandmother, Mary Hale
Worley.
2. 1940 Census, Carroll Co, VA; Sulphur Springs; E.D. 18-22taken on 29 May 1940; Page 286B; Image
64 of 72; Household #557.
Listed as Michael Parker; age 11; born in WV; 5th grade education; attending school; lived in McDowell
Co, WV on 1 Apr 1935; in household of mother, Elsie M. Parker.


Shirley L. Parker

1. 1940 Census, Carroll Co, VA; Sulphur Springs; E.D. 18-22taken on 29 May 1940; Page 286B; Image
64 of 72; Household #557.
Listed as Shirley L. Parker; age 8; born in WV; 2nd grade education; attending school; lived in McDowell
Co, WV on 1 Apr 1935; in household of mother, Elsie M. Parker.


George F. Parker

1. 1940 Census, Carroll Co, VA; Sulphur Springs; E.D. 18-22taken on 29 May 1940; Page 286B; Image
64 of 72; Household #557.
Listed as George F. Parker; age 6; born in WV; 1st grade education; attending school; lived in McDowell
Co, WV on 1 Apr 1935; in household of mother, Elsie M. Parker.


A. Lee Parker

1. 1940 Census, Carroll Co, VA; Sulphur Springs; E.D. 18-22taken on 29 May 1940; Page 286B; Image
64 of 72; Household #557.
Listed as A. Lee Parker; age 4; born in WV; in household of mother, Elsie M. Parker.


James Hamilton Worley Sr

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1911); Page 132; WV Archives Web Site.
James Worley; age 31; born in Johnson Co, TN; single; miner; living at Marytown, WV; son of Ned
and Ellen; married on 8 Mar 1911 at Marytown, WV; Mary Hale; age 21; born in Floyd Co, KY; single;
daughter of Charles and Sarah.
2. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Davy-Pocahontas; taken on 19/20 Feb 1920;
Page 209B; Image 14 of 16; Family #299/299.
Listed as James H. Worley; age 42; born in TN; married; coal miner; head of household.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #2027; WV Archives Web Site.
James A. Worley; age 42; bon in 1879 in TN; married; miner; son of Edward and _____(Arnold) Worley;
died 18 Feb 1933 at Big Sandy, WV; due to gunshot wound in abdomen; buried 10 Feb 1922 at
Roderfield, WV; informant, Mrs. James Worley, Big Sandy, WV.
4. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by;
B. Walls; 17 Dec 2013.
James H. Worley; born 4 Jul 1878; died 18 Feb 1922; buried here; headstone photo shown.


Mary Hale

1. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Marytown; taken on 23 Apr 1910; Page 193A;
Image 1 of 2; Family #164/174.
Listed as Mary Hale; age 20; born in KY; single; in household of father; Charles S. Hale.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1911); Page 132; WV Archives Web Site.
James Worley; age 31; born in Johnson Co, TN; single; miner; living at Marytown, WV; son of Ned
and Ellen; married on 8 Mar 1911 at Marytown, WV; Mary Hale; age 21; born in Floyd Co, KY; single;
daughter of Charles and Sarah.
3. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Davy-Pocahontas; taken on 19/20 Feb 1920;
Page 209B; Image 14 of 16; Family #299/299.
Listed as Mary Worley; age 29; born in KY; married; in household of husband, James H. Worley, Sr.
4. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Marytown; taken on 11 Apr 1930; page 54A;
Image 37 of 57; Family #236/241.
Listed as Mary Worley; age 41; born in KY; widow; head of household
5. 1940 Census, Carroll Co, VA; Sulphur Springs; E.D. 18-22taken on 29 May 1940; Page 286B; Image
64 of 72; Household #557.
Listed as Mary Worley; age 50; born in KY; widow; 6th grade education; lived in McDowell Co, WV on
1 Apr 1935; in household of daughter, Elsie M. Parker.
6. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by;
B. Walls; 22 Dec 2013.
Mary Hale Worley; born on 10 Sep 1889; died on 27 Oct 1954; buried here; grave marker photo shown;
"MOTHER * ABSENT IN BODY BUT PRESENT IN SPIRIT".


James H. Worley Jr

1. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Davy-Pocahontas; taken on 19/20 Feb
1920; Page 209B; Image 14 of 16; Family #299/299.
Listed as James Worley, Jr; age 1 yr, 7 mons; born in WV; in household of father, James H.
Worley, Sr.
2. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Marytown; taken on 11 Apr 1930;
Page 54A; Image 37 of 57; Family #236/241.
Listed as James Worley; age 11; born in WV; in household of mother Mary Hale Worley.
3. 1940 Census, Carroll Co, VA; Sulphur Springs; E.D. 18-22taken on 29 May 1940; Page 286B; Image
64 of 72; Household #557.
Listed as James H. Worley; age 21; born in WV; single; 8th grade education; farm laborer; in household
of sister, Elsie M. Parker.
4. McDowell Co, WV Web Site; Cemeteries; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, WV.
James H. Worley, Jr; born on 30 Jun 1918; died on 22 Jul 1943; buried here.
5. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by;
Virginia Gal; 12 Apr 2007; grave marker photo added by B. Walls.
James Hamilton Worley; born 30 Jun 1918; died 22 Jul 1943; buried here; grave marker photo shown;
"VIRGINIA * S SGT * US ARMY * WORLD WAR II".


Sarah Ellen Arnold

1. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Davy-Pocahontas; taken on 19/20 Feb 1920;
Page 209B; Image 14 of 16; Family #299/299.
Listed as Sarah E. Worley; age 72; born in TN; widow; in household of son, James H. Worley, Sr.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Death registry; Vol #__(1922); Page 178; Line 18;
Sara E. Worley; age 74; born in VA; widow; daughter of William and ____; died on 29 Jan 1922 at
Big Sandy, WV from stomach trouble.