McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families and Individuals

Notes


John C. Church

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; taken on 7 Apr 1930; Page 228A; Image 11 of
35; Family #79/80.
Listed as John C. Church; age 3 yrs, 4 mons; born in WV; in household of father, Marshall Church.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1945); Page 236; WV Archives Web Site.
John Church; age 18; born and living at Lex, WV; single; married on 17 Feb 1945 at Lex, WV; Rosa
Kennedy; age 18; born and living at Bradshaw, WV; single; with consent of Pheobe Church, mother
of John Church and Patsey Kennedy, mother of Rosa Kennedy.
3. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; E.D. 24-59; taken on 27 Apr 1940; Page 1163A;
Image 27 of 64; Household #228.
Listed as John C. Church; age 12; born in WV; 7th grade education; attending school; lived in same
house on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Marshall Church.


Rosa B. Kennedy

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; E.D. 24-59; taken on 2 May 1940; Page
1168B; Image 38 of 64; Household #325.
Listed as Rosa Kennedy; age 13; born in WV; 6th grade education; attending school; lived in same
place on 1 Apr 1935; in household of mother, Patsy M. Bailey Kennedy.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1945); Page 236; WV Archives Web Site.
John Church; age 18; born and living at Lex, WV; single; married on 17 Feb 1945 at Lex, WV; Rosa
Kennedy; age 18; born and living at Bradshaw, WV; single; with consent of Pheobe Church, mother
of John Church and Patsey Kennedy, mother of Rosa Kennedy.
3. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by B. Walls;
11 Apr 2014.
Rosa B. Church; born 22 Jan 1927; died 16 Nov 1998; buried here; double headstone photo shown with
husband, John C. Church (no death date); "ASLEEP IN JESUS MOTHER FEB 17, 1945".


Jesse James Birchfield

1. 1910 Census, Mingo Co, WV; Stafford District; Wharncliff; taken on 27 Apr 1910; Page 219B; Image
14 of 27; Family #132/132.
Listed as Jessie Birchfield; age 13; born in WV; in household of father, Moses Birchfield.
2. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; taken on 2 Jan 1920; Page 253B; Image 2 of
43; Family #18/18.
Listed as Jesse Burchfield; age 13; born in WV; in household of father, Moses Birchfield.
3. 1930 Census; Mingo Co, WV; Stafford District; War Eagle; taken on 7 May 1930; Page 120B; Image
23 of 29; Family #12/12.
Listed as Jess Burchfield; age 24; born in WV; married at 21; section worker for railroad; head of
household.
4. Social Security Death Index; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Jesse Birchfield; born on 5 Aug 1907; died in Nov 1982; last residence, Isaban, McDowell Co, WV;
SS # 236-01-7264; card issued in WV before 1951.
5. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
Shelia New; 6 Nov 2002; headstone photo added by B. Walls.
Jesse James Birchfield; born on 5 Aug 1907; died on 18 Nov 1982; buried here; double headstone
photo shown with wife, Gracie Cline Birchfield; also personal photo shown.


Grace Cline

1. 1930 Census; Mingo Co, WV; Stafford District; War Eagle; taken on 7 May 1930; Page 120B; Image
23 of 29; Family #12/12.
Listed as Grace Burchfield; age 19; born in WV; married at 16; in household of husband, Jesse J.
Birchfield.
2. Social Security Death Index; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Gracie Birchfield; born on 29 Feb 1912; died in Feb 1979; last residence, Isaban, McDowell Ci, WV;
SS # 232-96-6190; card issued in NC or WV in 1973.
3. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
Shelia New; 29 Nov 2002; headstone photo added by B. Walls.
Gracie Birchfield; born on 29 Feb 1912; died on 7 Feb 1979; buried here; double headstone photo
shown with husband, Jesse James Birchfield; personal photo also shown.


Ruth Birchfield

1. 1930 Census; Mingo Co, WV; Stafford District; War Eagle; taken on 7 May 1930; Page 120B; Image
23 of 29; Family #12/12.
Listed as Ruth Burchfield; age 1; born in WV; in household of father, Jesse J. Birchfield.


Loise Birchfield

1. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #14692; WV Archives Web Site.
Loise Birchfield; age 9 yrs, 5 mons, 2 days; born on 19 Jun 1930 at War Eagle, WV; school girl;
living at Isaban, WV; daughter of Jess and Grace (Cline) Birchfield; died on 17 Nov 1939 in Stevens
Clinic, Welch, WV from acute mastoiditis; buried on 19 Nov 1939 at War Eagle, WV; informant, Jess
Birchfield, Isaban, WV.


John Church

1. 1900 Census, Johnson Co, TN; Civil District No 4; taken on 5 Jun 1900; Page 241A; Image 7 of 24;
Family #58/59.
Listed as John Church; age 35; born in NC in Apr 1864; married 12 yrs; day laborer; head of
household.
2. 1910 Census, Johnson Co, TN; Civil District No 4; taken on 25 Apr 1910; Page 64B; Image 12 of 30;
Family #112/113.
Listed as John Church; age 46; born in NC; married twice; last time for less than a year; laborer on
railroad.
3. 1920 Census, Mercer Co, WV; Beaver Pond District; Ada; taken on 23 Jan 1920; Page 9B; Image 18
of 21; Family #173/175.
Listed as John Church; age 49 (sic, abt 56); born in NC; widowed; laborer; head of household.


Lindy

1. 1910 Census, Johnson Co, TN; Civil District No 4; taken on 25 Apr 1910; Page 64B; Image 12 of 30;
Family #112/113.
Listed as Lindy Church; age 17; born in TN; married less than a year; no children; in household of
Husband, John Church.


James Moses Birchfield

1. 1910 Census, Mingo Co, WV; Stafford District; Wharncliff; taken on 27 Apr 1910; Page 219B; Image
14 of 27; Family #132/132.
Listed as Moses Burchfield; age 24; born in WV; married once for 5 yrs; coal miner; head of
household.
2. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; taken on 2 Jan 1920; Page 253B; Image 2 of
43; Family #18/18.
Listed as Moses Birchfield; age 35; born in WV; married; farmer; head of household.
3. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by Shelina New; 19 Dec 2002.
" Mose Birchfield
Birth 7 Nov 1884
Death 17 Apr 1981 (aged 96)
Burial
Birchfield Family Cemetery
McDowell County, West Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 7020599"


Lucinda Lambert

1. 1910 Census, Mingo Co, WV; Stafford District; Wharncliff; taken on 27 Apr 1910; Page 219B; Image
14 of 27; Family #132/132.
Listed as Lousinda Birchfield; age 19; born in WV; married once for 5 yrs; 2 children, both living;
in household of husband, Moses Birchfield.
2. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; taken on 2 Jan 1920; Page 253B; Image 2 of
43; Family #18/18.
Listed as Lucinda Birchfield; age 30; born in WV; married; in household of husband, Moses Birchfield.
3. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by Shelina New; 29 Nov 2002.
" Lucinda Lambert Birchfield
Birth 15 Sep 1890
Death 28 Jun 1985 (aged 94)
Burial
Birchfield Family Cemetery
McDowell County, West Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 6969917"


James A."Raymond" Birchfield

1. US Public Records Index, Vol 2; Ancestry.com Web Site.
James A. Birchfield; born on 11 Jul 1932; living at PO Box 7, Isaban, WV 24846.
2. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 25 Dec 2013.
James A. Birchfield; born 11 Jul 1932; died 24 Dec 1990; buried here; double headstone photo shown
with wife, Clara Jean Stacy Birchfield.


Clara Jean Stacy

1. US Public Records Index, Vol 2; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Clara Birchfield; born on 10 Feb 1933; living at PO Box 7, Isaban, WV 24846.
2. Social Security Death Index; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Clara J. Birchfield; born on 19 Feb 1933; died on 5 Jul 1999; last residence, isaban, McDowell Co,
WV; SS # 232-52-9898; card issued in NC or WV before 1951.
3. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 25 Dec 2013.
Clara J. Birchfield; born 10 Feb 1933; died 7 Jul 1999; buried here; double headstone photo shown
with husband, James A, Birchfield.


Gary E. Birchfield

1. US Public Records Index, Vol 2; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Gary E. Birchfield; born on 31 Jul 1961; living at PO Box 7, Isaban, WV 24846.
2. Social Security Death Index; LDS Web Site.
Gary E. Birchfield; born 31 Jul 1961; died in Dec 1984; last residence WV; SS# 232-13-4864;
card issued in WV or NC.
3. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 11 Apr 2014.
Gary E. Birchfield; born 31 Jul 1961; died 4 Dec 1984; buried here; headstone photo shown; "PRECIOUS
MEMORIES".


Joseph Allen "Joe" Birchfield

1. US Public Records Index, Vol 2; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Joseph A. Birchfield; born on 28 Nov 1957; living at PO Box 7, Isaban, WV 24846.
2. US Public Records Index, 1970-2009; LDS Web Site.
Joseph Allen Birchfield; born 28 Nov 1957; living at Gilbert, WV; from 1 May 2001-20 Aug 2008;
3. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
Patty Greene; 19 Aug 2011; headstone photo added by B. Walls.
Joseph A. Birchfield; born 28 Nov 1957; died 17 Aug 2011; buried here; headston and grave narker photos shown;
also personal photo and obit shown.
"Joseph "Joe" A. Birchfield, 53 of Gilbert, went home to be with his Lord and Saviour, Jesus Christ, and to join his loved ones waiting for him in Heaven on Wednesday, August 17th, 2011.

"Born on November 28, 1957, he was the son of the late James "Raymond" Birchfield and Clara Jean Stacy-Birchfield.

"In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, Andrew and Bertha Stacy; his paternal grandparents, Jesse James Birchfield (1907-1982) and Gracie Birchfield (1912-1979); and his two brothers: Gary and William "Billy" Birchfield.

"Joe was a wonderful teacher who was deeply devoted to his students and to Gilbert High School. He taught math for 27 years at Gilbert Junior High and Gilbert High School. He was a devoted fan of all GHS sports and was the assistant coach for the girls' basketball team. Joe was to be a teacher at Mingo Central High School.

"Joe attended the Little Cub Memorial Baptist Church were he was a deacon, Sunday school teacher and the church treasurer. He will be greatly missed by his church family and friends.

"Those left to love and cherish the memory of Joe and to mourn his passing include his loving soul-mate of 22 years, Christine "Tina" Cline; his sister-in-law, Tammy Birchfield; his two nieces , Cami Rose and Jaime MacKenzie Birchfield; and a host of family and friends.

"Friends may gather with the family at the Mounts Funeral Home Chapel in Gilbert on Saturday, August 20th from 6 pm to 9 pm. A special service will be held at 7 pm with Dr. Jerry Rose and Rev. Jackie Lester officiating.

"Funeral services will be conducted at 1 pm on Sunday, August 21st at the Mounts Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Arble Morgan and Pastor William Lafferty officiating.

"Burial will follow in the Iaeger Memorial Cemetery at Roderfield...."

3. FindAGrave.com; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, WV.
Joseph A. "Joe" Birchfield; born on 28 Nov 1957; died on 17 Aug 2011; "Gilbert, Mingo Co, WV";
buried here.


Theodore Roosevelt "Ted" Bishop

1. 1920 Census, Wise Co, WV; Richmond District; Big Stone Gap; taken on 5 Jan 1920; Page
136B; Image 8 of 64; Family #13/13.
Listed as Teddy R. Bishop; age 7; born in VA; in household of father, Monroe Bishop.
2. 1930 Census, Wise Co, VA; Gladeville District; Dunbar; taken on 9 Apr 1930; Page 53B; Iamge 12
of 74; Family #100/100.
Listed as Ted Bishop; age 18; born in VA; single; coal miner; in household of father, Monroe Bishop.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1934); Page 245; WV Archives Web Site.
Ted Bishop; age 22; born in Smyth Co, VA; single; miner; living at Big Stone Gap, VA; son of Roe
and Rachel; married on 28 Jul 1934 at Welch, WV; Eva Stevenson, age 16; born in McDowell
Co, WV; single; living at Welch, WV; daughter of Sada and Bethel.
4. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Welch; E.D. 24-29; taken on 4/6 May
1940; Page 593B; Image 48 of 91; Household #513.
Listed as Ted Bishop; age 27; born in VA; divorced; 5th grade education; lived in Big Stone Gap,
Lee Co (sic, Wise Co), VA; bradice man in coal mine; in household of father, Monroe Bishop.
5. US Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946; LDS Web Site.
Theodore R. Bishop' born in 1912 in VA; grammar school education; divorced; without dependents;
semi-skilled miners and machine operators; enlisted 24 Mar 1942 at Ft. Thomas, Newport, KY.
6. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Reords; Vol #__(1947); Page 378; WV Archives Web Site.
Theodore R. Bishop; born at Appalachia, VA; divorced; living at Welch, WV; was issued a license on
27 Mar 1947 at Welch, WV to marry Maudine Steele; age 23; born and living at Roderfield, WV;
divorced; no return by a minister.
7. Social Security Death Index; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Theodore Bishop; born on 5 May 1912; died in Sep 1964; SS # 236-03-9305; card issued in WV
before 1951. (Birth and death dates conflict with grave marker dates)
8. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 30 Dec 2013.
Theodore R. Bishop; born 2 Mar 1912 (conflicts with SS records); died 14 Sep 1974; buried here;
double grave marker shown with wife, Palma M. Draper Bishop; "SGT US ARMY".


Palma Maudine Draper

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Princess; taken on 23 Apr 1930; Page
246B; Image 32 of 36; Family #149/149.
Listed as Maudine Draper; age 6; born in WV; in household of father, Jesse R. Draper.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Reords; Vol #__(1947); Page 378; WV Archives Web Site.
Theodore R. Bishop; born at Appalachia, VA; divorced; living at Welch, WV; was issued a license
on 27 Mar 1947 at Welch, WV to marry Maudine Steele; age 23; born and living at Roderfield,
WV; divorced; no return by a minister.
3. "Bluefield Daily Telegraph"; Bluefield, WV; Thursday, 6 Mar 2008; Newspaper Obit.
"RODERFIELD — Palma Maudine Bishop, age 84, of Roderfield, W.Va., went to be with the Lord Wednesday (March 5, 2008) at Bluefield Regional Medical Center, after a brief illness. "Born November 13, 1923 in Roderfield, W.Va., she was the daughter of the late Jesse Draper and Ida Lacy Draper. She was a member of the Roderfield Pentecostal Holiness Church for many years before transferring to the Ark of Safety Church, Roderfield, where she was a faithful member. She was a former sales clerk for G.C. Murphy Co. in Welch, a volunteer at Welch Community Hospital, and a homemaker. When she was in better health, she was a great cook and baker. She loved to grow flowers. She was a loving mother, granny, and great-granny. She had been a resident of Roderfield most of her life and was the last surviving member of her immediate family. "Other than her parents, she was preceded in death by her first husband, Texel Steele; second husband, Theodore "Ted" Bishop; three sisters, Ethel Puckett Mounts, Lucy Green Foster, and Alice Mills; three brothers, Curtis Draper, Bernard Draper, and Kim Draper. "She leaves to cherish her memory: Two daughters, Delores Hughes and husband Stanley of Lexington, S.C., Carolyn Regina Bishop of Stewart Street, Welch, W.Va.; one son, Larry R. Bishop Sr. of Roderfield, W.Va.; grandchildren, Joanna Sapp and husband Joel, Mark Hughes and wife Mary, Clifford Hughes and wife Cherry, Josh Hughes and wife April, Marsha Bishop and Larry Bishop Jr., Jessica Norman and husband Joe, Travis Grimsley and wife Megan; great-grandchildren, Timothy Sapp and wife Anna, Bethany Sapp, Casey Hughes, Clayton Hughes, Brendae Hughes, Samatha Hughes, Christopher Hughes, and Amber Hughes; two great-great-grandchildren, Stephen Hughes and Cassidie Hughes; her beloved Pomeranian "Wiggles" whom she called "her baby." "Funeral services will be held Saturday (March 8, 2008) at 1:00 p.m. at the Ark of Safety Church, Roderfield, with the Rev. Gene Ball and her son-in-law, the Rev. Stanley Hughes officiating. Burial will follow at the Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, W.Va..."
4. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
Beverly Aker; 24 mar 2008; grave marker photo added by B. Walls.
Palma Maudine Draper Bishop; born on 13 Nov 1923; died on 5 Mar 2008; buried here; double grave marker
shown, with second husband, Theodore R. Bishop; also personal photo and obit shown.


Theodore Roosevelt "Ted" Bishop

1. 1920 Census, Wise Co, WV; Richmond District; Big Stone Gap; taken on 5 Jan 1920; Page
136B; Image 8 of 64; Family #13/13.
Listed as Teddy R. Bishop; age 7; born in VA; in household of father, Monroe Bishop.
2. 1930 Census, Wise Co, VA; Gladeville District; Dunbar; taken on 9 Apr 1930; Page 53B; Iamge 12
of 74; Family #100/100.
Listed as Ted Bishop; age 18; born in VA; single; coal miner; in household of father, Monroe Bishop.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1934); Page 245; WV Archives Web Site.
Ted Bishop; age 22; born in Smyth Co, VA; single; miner; living at Big Stone Gap, VA; son of Roe
and Rachel; married on 28 Jul 1934 at Welch, WV; Eva Stevenson, age 16; born in McDowell
Co, WV; single; living at Welch, WV; daughter of Sada and Bethel.
4. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Welch; E.D. 24-29; taken on 4/6 May
1940; Page 593B; Image 48 of 91; Household #513.
Listed as Ted Bishop; age 27; born in VA; divorced; 5th grade education; lived in Big Stone Gap,
Lee Co (sic, Wise Co), VA; bradice man in coal mine; in household of father, Monroe Bishop.
5. US Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946; LDS Web Site.
Theodore R. Bishop' born in 1912 in VA; grammar school education; divorced; without dependents;
semi-skilled miners and machine operators; enlisted 24 Mar 1942 at Ft. Thomas, Newport, KY.
6. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Reords; Vol #__(1947); Page 378; WV Archives Web Site.
Theodore R. Bishop; born at Appalachia, VA; divorced; living at Welch, WV; was issued a license on
27 Mar 1947 at Welch, WV to marry Maudine Steele; age 23; born and living at Roderfield, WV;
divorced; no return by a minister.
7. Social Security Death Index; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Theodore Bishop; born on 5 May 1912; died in Sep 1964; SS # 236-03-9305; card issued in WV
before 1951. (Birth and death dates conflict with grave marker dates)
8. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 30 Dec 2013.
Theodore R. Bishop; born 2 Mar 1912 (conflicts with SS records); died 14 Sep 1974; buried here;
double grave marker shown with wife, Palma M. Draper Bishop; "SGT US ARMY".


Eva Adeline Stevenson

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1934); Page 245; WV Archives Web Site.
Ted Bishop; age 22; born in Smyth Co, VA; single; miner; living at Big Stone Gap, VA; son of Roe
and Rachel; married on 28 Jul 1934 at Welch, WV; Eva Stevenson, age 16; born in McDowell
Co, WV; single; living at Welch, WV; daughter of Sada and Bethel.
2. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Eva Stevenson Bishop
[Eva Adeline Mullins]
[Eva Roberts]
[Eva Propper]
[Eva Stevenson Stevenson]
Gender: Female
Race: White
Birth Date: 24 May 1920
Birth Place: Yukon, West Virginia
[Yukon McDowe??, West Virginia]
Death Date: 10 Apr 2003
Father: Bethel M Stevenson
Mother: Sadie A Graham
SSN: 236164406
Signature on SSN Card: Eva Stevenson Bishop
Relationship of Signature: Signature name differs from NH’s name.
Notes: Oct 1937: Name listed as EVA STEVENSON BISHOP;
Nov 1941: Name listed as EVA ADELINE MULLINS;
Sep 1944: Name listed as EVA STEPHENSON ROBERTS;
04 Jun 1976: Name listed as EVA STEVESON PROPPER;
23 Apr 2003: Name listed as EVA S PROPPER"


Jesse Reed Draper

1. 1900 Census, Henry Co, VA; Reed Creek District; taken on 9 Jun 1900; Page 156A; Image 13 of 40;
Family #138/138.
Listed as Jesse R. Draper; age 15; born in Nov 1884; farm laborer; in household of father, Pink P.
Draper.
2. Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940; LDS Web Site.
Jesse Draper; age 24; born in Henry Co, VA; single; son of S. and Susan Draper; married on 15
Dec 1909 in Henry Co, VA; Ida Lacy; age 21; born in Henry Co, VA; single; daughter of J.H. and
Ruth Lacy.
3. Raleigh Co, WV; WW I Draft Registration Card #665; 12 Sep 1917; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Jessie Reed Draper; age 33; born on 21 Nov 1884; living at McAlpin, Raleigh Co, WV; miner;
employed by Bailey Wood Coal Co, McAlpin, WV; nearest relative, Mrs. Ida K. Draper, McAlpin, WV;
5'6" tall; with medium build; brown eyes and brown hair.
4. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Davy-Pocahontas; taken on 16 Feb 1920;
Page 207B; Image 10 of 16; Family #262/262.
Listed as Jessie R. Draper; age 34; born in VA; married; team driver outside coal mine; head of
household.
5. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Princess; taken on 23 Apr 1930; Page 246B;
Image 32 of 36; Family #149/149.
Listed as Jesse R. Draper; age 44; born in VA; married at 26; teamster in coal mine; head of
household.
6. McDowell Co, WV; WW II Draft Registration Card # U-1295; 27 Apr 1942; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Jessie Reed Draper; age 57; born on 27 Nov 1884 in Henry Co, VA; living at Roderfield, WV;
employed by W.P.A; person who will always know address, Ida Draper, Roderfield, WV; 5' 3" tall;
152 lbs; brown eyes and brown hair; light complexion.
7. McDowell Co, WV; Death Registry; Vol # __(1966); Browns Creek District; WV Archives Web Site.
Jesse R. Draper; age 81; born on 21 Nov 1884 at Martinsville, VA; married; retired miner;
SS # 233-16-8074; living at Big Sandy, WV; son of Pink and Susan (Holcomb) Draper; died on 26
Oct 1966 at Big Sandy, WV from an acute cerebral accident; buried on 28 oct 1966 in Iaeger
Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, WV; informant, Ida Draper, Big Sandy, WV.
8. Social Security Death Index; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Jesse Draper; born on 21 Nov 1884; died in Oct 1966; last residence, Big Sandy, McDowell Co, WV;
SS # 233-16-8074; card issued in WV before 1951.
9. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
David Eanes and Elizabeth Reed-Eanes; 23 Oct 2011..
Jesse Reed Draper; born 21 Nov 1884 in Martinsville, Henry Co, VA; died 26 Oct 1966 at Big
Sandy, McDowell Co, WV; buried here; tripple headstone photo shown with wife, Ida K. Lacy Draper,
and son, Jesse C. Draper; personal photo shown.


Ida King Lacy

1. Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940; LDS Web Site.
Jesse Draper; age 24; born in Henry Co, VA; single; son of S. and Susan Draper; married on 15
Dec 1909 in Henry Co, VA; Ida Lacy; age 21; born in Henry Co, VA; single; daughter of J.H. and
Ruth Lacy.
2. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Davy-Pocahontas; taken on 16 Feb 1920;
Page 207B; Image 10 of 16; Family #262/262.
Listed as Ida K. Draper; age 29; born in VA; married; in household of husband, Jesse R. Draper.
3. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Princess; taken on 23 Apr 1930; Page 246B;
Image 32 of 36; Family #149/149.
Listed as Ida K. Draper; age 39; born in VA; married at 19; in household of husband, Jesse R. Draper.
4. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
David Eanes and Elizabeth Reed-Eanes; 23 Oct 2011.
Ida King Lacy Draper; born 17 Dec 1890 in Martinsville, Henry Co, VA; died 20 Feb 1974 in
Johnson City, Washington Co, TN; buried here; tripple headstone photo shown with husband, Jesse R.
Draper and son Jesse C. Draper; personal photo shown.


Jesse Curtis Draper

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Princess; taken on 23 Apr 1930; Page 246B;
Image 32 of 36; Family #149/149.
Listed as Curtis Draper; age 7; born in WV; in household of father, Jesse R. Draper.
2. US WWII Navy Muster Rols, 1938-1949; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Jesse Curtis Draper; service number 658 13 92, coxswain; enlisted on 3 Jan 1942 at Charleston,
LA (sic?, SC?) serving abord USS Chikaskia (AO54) for months ending 31 Mar thru Aug 1944;
he also served on USS Lander; previously on the USS Chikaskia.
3. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
David Eanes and Elizabeth Reed-Eanes; 23 Oct 2011..
Jesse Curtis Draper; born 5 Nov 1921; died 26 Apr 1958; buried here; tripple headstone photo shown
with parents, Jesse R. and Ida King (Lacy) Draper; grave marker photo also shown.


Lucy Draper

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Princess; taken on 23 Apr 1930; Page 246B;
Image 32 of 36; Family #149/149.
Listed as Lucy Draper; age 2 yrs, 11 mons; born in WV; in household of father, Jesse R. Draper.


Texel F. Steele

1. Social Security Death Index; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Texel F. Steele; born on 13 Oct 1917; died on 20 Sep 1996; last residence, Clewiston, Hendry Co, FL;
SS # 236-05-0870; card issued in WV before 1951.


Palma Maudine Draper

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Princess; taken on 23 Apr 1930; Page
246B; Image 32 of 36; Family #149/149.
Listed as Maudine Draper; age 6; born in WV; in household of father, Jesse R. Draper.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Reords; Vol #__(1947); Page 378; WV Archives Web Site.
Theodore R. Bishop; born at Appalachia, VA; divorced; living at Welch, WV; was issued a license
on 27 Mar 1947 at Welch, WV to marry Maudine Steele; age 23; born and living at Roderfield,
WV; divorced; no return by a minister.
3. "Bluefield Daily Telegraph"; Bluefield, WV; Thursday, 6 Mar 2008; Newspaper Obit.
"RODERFIELD — Palma Maudine Bishop, age 84, of Roderfield, W.Va., went to be with the Lord Wednesday (March 5, 2008) at Bluefield Regional Medical Center, after a brief illness. "Born November 13, 1923 in Roderfield, W.Va., she was the daughter of the late Jesse Draper and Ida Lacy Draper. She was a member of the Roderfield Pentecostal Holiness Church for many years before transferring to the Ark of Safety Church, Roderfield, where she was a faithful member. She was a former sales clerk for G.C. Murphy Co. in Welch, a volunteer at Welch Community Hospital, and a homemaker. When she was in better health, she was a great cook and baker. She loved to grow flowers. She was a loving mother, granny, and great-granny. She had been a resident of Roderfield most of her life and was the last surviving member of her immediate family. "Other than her parents, she was preceded in death by her first husband, Texel Steele; second husband, Theodore "Ted" Bishop; three sisters, Ethel Puckett Mounts, Lucy Green Foster, and Alice Mills; three brothers, Curtis Draper, Bernard Draper, and Kim Draper. "She leaves to cherish her memory: Two daughters, Delores Hughes and husband Stanley of Lexington, S.C., Carolyn Regina Bishop of Stewart Street, Welch, W.Va.; one son, Larry R. Bishop Sr. of Roderfield, W.Va.; grandchildren, Joanna Sapp and husband Joel, Mark Hughes and wife Mary, Clifford Hughes and wife Cherry, Josh Hughes and wife April, Marsha Bishop and Larry Bishop Jr., Jessica Norman and husband Joe, Travis Grimsley and wife Megan; great-grandchildren, Timothy Sapp and wife Anna, Bethany Sapp, Casey Hughes, Clayton Hughes, Brendae Hughes, Samatha Hughes, Christopher Hughes, and Amber Hughes; two great-great-grandchildren, Stephen Hughes and Cassidie Hughes; her beloved Pomeranian "Wiggles" whom she called "her baby." "Funeral services will be held Saturday (March 8, 2008) at 1:00 p.m. at the Ark of Safety Church, Roderfield, with the Rev. Gene Ball and her son-in-law, the Rev. Stanley Hughes officiating. Burial will follow at the Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, W.Va..."
4. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
Beverly Aker; 24 mar 2008; grave marker photo added by B. Walls.
Palma Maudine Draper Bishop; born on 13 Nov 1923; died on 5 Mar 2008; buried here; double grave marker
shown, with second husband, Theodore R. Bishop; also personal photo and obit shown.