McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families and Individuals

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Una Lee Auxier

1. Alleghany Co, NC; Birth Certificate #27; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Una Adams; born on 13 Jul 1914 at Piney Creek, Alleghany Co, WV to William Adams (sic?, Auxier)
and Alice Adams; William Adams; carpenter; born in Alleghany Co, NC; living in Texas; Alice Adams;
born and living in Alleghany Co, NC.
2.1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Maitland; taken on 6 Jan 1920; Page 11B;
Image 21 of 53; Family #174/185.
Listed as Una Auxier; age 5 yrs, 6 mons; born in NC; in household of father, William Auxier.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1929); Page 326; WV Archives Web Site.
George E. Wilson, Jr; age 28; born in Monongahela, PA; divorced; miner; living at Vivian, WV; son of
G. E. and Janet; married on 24 Sep 1929 at Superior, WV; Una Lee Auxier; agr 16; bornm in
Alleghany Co, NC; single; daughter of William and Alice.
4.1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Lake Superior: taken on 23 Apr 1930; Page
190B; Image 72 of 75; Family #608/663.
Listed as Una Lee Wilson; age 17; born in NC; married at 17; in household of father, William Auxier.


Maurice Wilson

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Superior; E.D. 24-42; taken on 8 Apr 1940;
Page 823B; Image 15 of 25; Household #101.
Listed as Maurice Wilson; age 9; born in WV; 4th grade education; attending school; lived in same
house on 1 Apr 1935; in household of grandfather, William J. Auxier.


Frank Hodge

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; Coalwood-Six; E.D. 24-17; taken on 11 May 1940;
Page 323B; Image 48 of 64; Household #167.
Listed as Frank Hodge; age 27; born in VA; married; 6th grade education; lived in same house on 1 Apr
1935; track helper in coal mine; in household of father, Joseph D. Hodge, with wife.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #'73 012228; WV Archives Web Site via LDS Web Site.
Frank Hodge; age 60; born 10 Mar 1913 in VA; married; husband of Virginia Bailey; coal miner; living at
Premier, WV; Box 244, Coalwood, WV (adress) SS# 232-16-8706; son of Joe David and Ellen (Reed0
Hodge; died 18 Aug 1973 in Doctors Memorial Hospital, Welch, WV; due to carcinoma of the lungs with
metastes (marked out); pneumoconosis; buried 20 Aug 1973 in Iaeger Memorial, Roderfield, WV;
informant, Virginia Hodge, Coalwood, WV.


Virginia P. Bailey

1. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Browns Creek District, taken on 12 Jan 1920, Page 217A,
Family #146.
Listed as Virginia P. Bailey, age 5,born in WV, in household of father, Amos Bailey.
2. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; Bartley; taken on 29 Apr 1930; Page 125B;
Image 51 of 53; 428/432.
Listed as Virginia Bailey; age 14; born in WV; in household of father, Amos Bailey.
3. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; Coalwood-Six; E.D. 24-17; taken on 11 May 1940;
Page 323B; Image 48 of 64; Household #167.
Listed as Virginia Hodge; age 24; born in WV; married; 6th grade education; lived in McDowell Co, WV
on 1 Apr1935; in household of father-in-law, Joseph D. Hodge, with husband.
4. Social Security Death Index, LDS Web Site.
Virginia Hodge; age 71; born 21 Jun 1915; died in Jun 1986; last residence Coalwood, WV; card issued
in WV .


Richard Franklin Hodge

1. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #6661; WV Archives Web Site.
Richard Franklin Hodge; 2 days; born 17 May 1941 at Coalwood, WV; son of Frank and Virginia (Bailey)
Hodge; died 19 May 1941 at Coalwood, WV; due to cerebral hemorrhage; buried 19 May 1941 in
Iaeger Memorail, Roderfield, WV; informant, Frank Hodge, Coalwood, WV.
2. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery; Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 15 Dec 2013..
Richard Franklin Hodge born 17 May 1941; died 19 May 1941; buried here headstone photo shown; "BABY".


Harold Lloyd Adams

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage records; Vol #__(1946); Page 426; WV Archives Web Site.
Harold Adams; age 21; born and living at Itmann, WV; single; son of H.H. and Anna Adams; married
on 20 Apr 1946 at Beckley, WV; Jackie Christian; age 18; born and living at Itmann, WV; single;
daughter of R.P. and Pearl Christian.
2. Wyoming Co, WV; Death Registry; Vol #___(1964); Page 6; WV Archives Web Site.
Harold Lloyd Adams; age 36; born on 25 Jul 1927 at Itmann, WV; married; mine truck driver; living
at Mullens, WV; son of Harrison and Anna (Cecil) Adams; died on 13 May 1964 at Mullens, WV; from
liver cancer; buried on 15 May 1964 in Rest Haven Memorial Park, Princeton, Mercer Co, WV;
Jackie Adams, informant.


Jackie Christian

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage records; Vol #__(1946); Page 426; WV Archives Web Site.
Harold Adams; age 21; born and living at Itmann, WV; single; son of H.H. and Anna Adams; married
on 20 Apr 1946 at Beckley, WV; Jackie Christian; age 18; born and living at Itmann, WV; single;
daughter of R.P. and Pearl Christian.


Harold Dexter Dillon Sr

1. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; Elbert; taken on 10 Jan 1920; Page 236B; Image 14 of 56;
Family #128/128.
Listed as Harold D. Dillon; age 3 yrs, 10 mons; born in WV; in household of father, Jamed D. Dillon.
2. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkins District; Ream; taken on 19 Apr 1930; Page 56A; Image 27 of 45;
Family #239/199.
Listed as Harold Dillon; age 14; born in WV; in household of father, James D. Dillon.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1936); Page 109; WV Archives Web Site.
Harold Dexter Dillion; age 20; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; miner; living at Gary. WV; son of
James and Mary; married on 29 Feb 1936 at Welch, WV; Pinkie Beatrice Bailey; age 18; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; daughter of Amos and Kate.
4. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #'73 017134; WV Archives Web Site via LDS Web Site.
Harold D. Dillon; age 57; born 10 Mar 1916 in WV; married; husband of Pinkie Beatrice Bailey;
coal miner; SS# 233-07-6759; served in WW II; living at Welch, WV; son of Jim and Mary (Wirt)
Dillon; died 2 Nov 1973 in Doctors Memorial Hospital, Welch, WV; due to possible acute myocardial
infarction with pneumonconiosis; buried 5 Nov 1973 in Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, WV.
5. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls: 2 Aug 2014.
Harold D. Dillon; born 1916; died in 1973; buried here; double headstone photo shown with wife,
Pinkie B. Bailey Dillon.


Pinkie Beatrice Bailey

1. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Browns Creek District, taken on 12 Jan 1920, Page 217A,
Family #146.
Listed as Pankie B. Bailey, age 1 yr, 4 months,born in WV, in household of father, Amos Bailey.
2. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; Bartley; taken on 29 Apr 1930; Page 125B;
Image 51 of 53; 428/432.
Listed as Pinkie Bailey; age 12; born in WV; in household of father, Amos Bailey.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1936); Page 109; WV Archives Web Site.
Harold Dexter Dillion; age 20; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; miner; living at Gary. WV; son of
James and Mary; married on 29 Feb 1936 at Welch, WV; Pinkie Beatrice Bailey; age 18; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; daughter of Amos and Kate.
4. "Bluefield Daily Telegraph"; Bluefield, WV; Tuesday, 20 Jul 2004; Newspaper Obit.
"PREMIER MOUNTAIN - Pinkie B. Dillon, 86, of Premier Mountain, died Saturday, July 17, 2004, at Welch Community Hospital.

"Born Jan. 22, 1918 in Bartley, she was a daughter of the late Amos and Kate Rowe Bailey. She had been a resident of Premier Mountain the greater part of her life. She was a high school graduate. She was an active member of the Trinity Temple in Welch, where she had taught Sunday School, supervised the church van, she was a deacon and a member of the board. She received a certificate of Christian Ministry from Maranatha Institute of Christian Ministries at Dublin, Va.

"In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Harold Dexter Dillon; a sister, Virginia Hodge; and two brothers, Jack Bailey and Billy Bailey.

"Surviving are four sons, Harold Dexter Dillon Jr. and wife Freda of Athens, Ronald C. Dillon of Premier Mountain, Gerald K. Dillon and wife Christy of Winchester, Va., and Harold D. Dillon III of Yorktown, Va.; three daughters, Barbara J. Craft of Princeton, Carolyn D. Petta and husband Martin of Alexandria, Va., and Jane Siers and husband Kevin of Hickory, N.C.; brother, Jimmy Bailey and wife Betty of Georgia; two sisters, Melda Mikles and husband Grant of Welch, and June Adams of Coalwood; 24 grandchildren, 37 great-grandchildren and six great-great grandchildren.

"Funeral services will be conducted at noon Wednesday from the Trinity Temple Church in Welch, with the Rev. Michael Brooks officiating. Burial will follow in Iaeger Memorial Cemetery at Roderfield..."
5. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 2 Aug 2014.
Pinkie B. Dillon; born in 1918; died in 2004; buried here; double headstone photo shown with husband, Harold D.
Dillon; "A THOUSAND SUMMERS".


Ronald Charles Dillon

1. "Bluefield Daily Telegraph"; 20 Jun 2010; Newspaper Obit.
"WELCH — Ronald Charles Dillon, age 69, of Premier Mountain, Welch, passed away Friday June 18, 2010, at his residence. Born May 19, 1941, in Welch, he was the son of Harold Dexter and Pinkie Bailey Dillon. "He was a resident of Premier Mountain all his life. He was a four year veteran of the U. S. Navy and he was of the Protestant faith. "He was preceded in death by his parents. "Survivors include three brothers, Dexter Dillon and wife Freda of Athens, Jerry Dillon and wife Christie of Boise, Va., Corky Dillon and wife Bonnie of Johnson City, Tenn.; three sisters, Jane Siers and husband Kevin of Bland, Va., Carolyn Petta and husband Marty of Arlington, Va., Barbara Craft of Princeton; several nieces and nephews. "Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday, June 23, 2010 at 1 p.m. from the Fanning Funeral Home Chapel in Welch with the Reverend Michael Brooks officiating. Burial will follow at Iaeger Memorial Cemetery in Roderfield.."
2. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 15 Dec 2013.
Ronald C. Dillon; born 19 May 1941; died 18 Jun 1010; buried here; headstone photos shown; "AN US NAVY";
"REST HIGH ON THAT MOUNTAIN".


William "Grant" Michaels

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1946); Page 438; WV Archives Web Site.
William Mikles; age 26; born at Pageton, WV; single; living at Coalwood, WV; married on 5 Oct 1946
at Coalwood, WV; Melda Jane Watts; age 24; born at Bradshaw, WV; widow; living at Coalwood, WV.


Melda Jane Bailey

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; Bartley; taken on 29 Apr 1930; Page 125B;
Image 51 of 53; 428/432.
Listed as Meldie Bailey; age 9; born in WV; in household of father, Amos Bailey.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1946); Page 438; WV Archives Web Site.
William Mikles; age 26; born at Pageton, WV; single; living at Coalwood, WV; married on 5 Oct 1946
at Coalwood, WV; Melda Jane Watts; age 24; born at Bradshaw, WV; widow; living at Coalwood, WV.
3. "Bluefield Daily Telegraph"; Bluefield, WV; 29 Oct 2009; Newspaper Obit.
"WELCH — Melda Jane Mikles, age 87, of 1181 Stewart Street, Welch, W.Va., pastor of the Jesus Church of Welch, W.Va., departed this life early Wednesday morning into the arms of Jesus on October 28, 2009 at Welch Community Hospital after a long illness. Born October 30, 1921 in Bradshaw, W.Va., she was the daughter of the late Amos Bailey and Katie Rowe Bailey. "In addition to being the pastor of the Jesus Church of Welch, she was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother. She was also a homemaker and a resident of Welch most of her life. Other than her parents, she was preceded in death by two sons, Thomas Watts and William F. Mikles; two brothers, William Bailey and Jack Bailey; also two sisters, Virginia Hodge and Beatrice Dillon; two grandsons, Jackson and Mason Pendry. "She is survived by her husband of 62 years, William "Grant" Mikles of the home; one son, James Mikles and wife Grace of Stewart Street, Welch, W.Va.; one daughter, Tina Morsi and husband Tom of Stewart Street, Welch, W.Va.; eleven grandchildren, Tom, Mark, and John Watts, Michelle Freeman, Bill Mikles, Jr., Jamey Mikles, Nicole Wimmer, Melanie Johnson, Wendy Pendry, Michael and Tyler Morsi; 13 great-grandchildren; one sister, June Adams of Coalwood, W.Va.; one brother, James Bailey and wife Betty of Albany, Ga.; several nieces and nephews. "Graveside services will be conducted Friday, Oct. 30, 2009 at 2:00 p.m. at the Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, W.Va. with the Rev. Jimmy Thompson officiating. Burial will follow in the cemetery. ..."
4. FindAGrave.com; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV.
Melda Jan Bailey Mikles; born 30 Oct 1921; died 28 Oct 2009; biried here.


William F. Mikles

1. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 28 Dec 2013.
William F. Mikles; born 19 Feb 1949; died 29 Aug 1978; buried here; headstone photo shown; "IN LOVING
MEMORY".


John Oscar "Johnnie" Watts

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; Coalwood; taken 5 Apr 1930; Page 20B; Image
12 of 29; Family #108/109.
Listed as John Watts; age 12; born in KY; single; in household of father, Thomas Watts.
2. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; Coalwood-Six; E.D. 24-17; taken 11 May 1940;
Page 333B; Image 48 of 64; Household #160.
Listed as Johnny Watts; age 22; born in KY; single; 8th grade education; lived in same house on
1 Apr 1935; taxi driver; in household of father, Thomas Watts.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #1630; WV Archives Web Site via LDS Web Site.
John Oscar Watts; age 26 yrs, 5 mons, 26 days; born 15 Jul 1918 in Warren Co, KY; married;
husband of Melda Bailey; brakeman in coal mine; living at Welch, WV; son of Tom and Mattie
(Parker) Watts; died 10 Jan 1945 in Grace Hospital, Welch, WV; from gun shot wound to
abdomen; accident in home at War, WV; buried 13 Jan 1945 in Iaeger Memorial Cemetery,
Roderfield, WV.


Melda Jane Bailey

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; Bartley; taken on 29 Apr 1930; Page 125B;
Image 51 of 53; 428/432.
Listed as Meldie Bailey; age 9; born in WV; in household of father, Amos Bailey.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1946); Page 438; WV Archives Web Site.
William Mikles; age 26; born at Pageton, WV; single; living at Coalwood, WV; married on 5 Oct 1946
at Coalwood, WV; Melda Jane Watts; age 24; born at Bradshaw, WV; widow; living at Coalwood, WV.
3. "Bluefield Daily Telegraph"; Bluefield, WV; 29 Oct 2009; Newspaper Obit.
"WELCH — Melda Jane Mikles, age 87, of 1181 Stewart Street, Welch, W.Va., pastor of the Jesus Church of Welch, W.Va., departed this life early Wednesday morning into the arms of Jesus on October 28, 2009 at Welch Community Hospital after a long illness. Born October 30, 1921 in Bradshaw, W.Va., she was the daughter of the late Amos Bailey and Katie Rowe Bailey. "In addition to being the pastor of the Jesus Church of Welch, she was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother. She was also a homemaker and a resident of Welch most of her life. Other than her parents, she was preceded in death by two sons, Thomas Watts and William F. Mikles; two brothers, William Bailey and Jack Bailey; also two sisters, Virginia Hodge and Beatrice Dillon; two grandsons, Jackson and Mason Pendry. "She is survived by her husband of 62 years, William "Grant" Mikles of the home; one son, James Mikles and wife Grace of Stewart Street, Welch, W.Va.; one daughter, Tina Morsi and husband Tom of Stewart Street, Welch, W.Va.; eleven grandchildren, Tom, Mark, and John Watts, Michelle Freeman, Bill Mikles, Jr., Jamey Mikles, Nicole Wimmer, Melanie Johnson, Wendy Pendry, Michael and Tyler Morsi; 13 great-grandchildren; one sister, June Adams of Coalwood, W.Va.; one brother, James Bailey and wife Betty of Albany, Ga.; several nieces and nephews. "Graveside services will be conducted Friday, Oct. 30, 2009 at 2:00 p.m. at the Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, W.Va. with the Rev. Jimmy Thompson officiating. Burial will follow in the cemetery. ..."
4. FindAGrave.com; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV.
Melda Jan Bailey Mikles; born 30 Oct 1921; died 28 Oct 2009; biried here.


Baby Girl Watts

1. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #'1629; WV Archives Web Site via LDS Web Site.
Baby Girl Watts; age 4 days; born 9 Jan 1945 on Premier Mtn, WV; daughter of Johnie Oscar and
Melda (Bailey) Watts; died 13 Jan 1945 in rural Welch, WV; premature birth; buried 13 Jan 1945
in Iaeger Memorial, Roderfield, WV; informant, Amos Bailey, Welch, WV.