McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV; Familie and Individules

Notes


Bertha Whitlow

1. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #18175; WV Archives Web Site.
Bertha Bennett; age 43; born in Pulaski Co, VA; colored; married; wife of Jack Bennett; housewife;
daughter of William Whitlow, born at Lynchburg, VA, and ______; died on 23 Dec 1930 at Iaeger, WV
due to unknown cause contributory cause not related to primary cause; abortion; buried on 24 Dec
1930 at Iaeger, WV; Jack Bennett, Iaeger, WV, Informant.
2. FindAGrave.com; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
Kenneth Bowen; 8 Jul 2010.
Bertha Whitlow Bennett; born in 1887 in Pulaski Co, VA; died on 23 Dec 1930 at Iaeger, WV; buried here;
daughter of William Whitlow.


Michael Ray Bevins

1. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate # '59 012287; WV Archives Web Site.
Michael Ray Bevins; born and died on 7 Sep 1959 in Clark Clinic, Iaeger, WV; infant son of Charles
W. and Marie (Helmadollar) Bevins; living at Isaban, WV; due to prematurity; buried on 9 Sep 1959
in Iaeger Memorial, Roderfield, WV.
2. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted
by Becky; 17 Jun 2009; maintained by Denise Drake Horton.
Michael Ray Bevins; born and died on 7 Sep 1959; buried here; no photos shown.


Debbie Denise Bevins

1. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate # '59 012286; WV Archives Web Site.
Debbie Denise Bevins; born and died on 7 Sep 1959 in Clark Clinic, Iaeger, WV; infant daughter of
Charles W. and Marie (Helmadollar) Bevins; living at Isaban, WV; due to prematurity; buried on 9 Sep
1959 in Iaeger Memorial, Roderfield, WV.


Marshall "Link" Church

1. 1910 Census, Johnson Co, TN; Civil District No 4; taken on 25 Apr 1910; Page 65A; Image 13 of 30;
Family #112/113.
Listed as Link Church; age 9; born in TN; twin of Mertie (Belle) Church; in household of father, John
Church.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1923); Page 203; WV Archives Web Site.
Marshall Church; age 22; born in TN; single; miner; living at Lex, WV; son of ______; married
on 5 Sep 1923 at Lex, WV; Mary B. Blankenship; age 17; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; daughter
of Eli and Bell.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1925); Page 150; WV Archives Web Site.
Marshall Church; age 24; born in TN; single; miner; living at Lex, WV; son of J.C. and ____; married
on 21 Dec 1925 at Avondale, WV; Pheobe Desimal; age 18; born in McDowell Co, WV; single;
daughter of Frank and Nancy.
4. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; taken on 7 Apr 1930; Page 228A; Image 11 of
35; Family #79/80.
Listed as Marshall Church; age 28; born in TN; married at 23; coal loader in mine; head of household.
5. 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 Marshall Church; age 39; born in TN; married; no education; lived in same house on 1 Apr 1935;
coal miner; head of household.
6. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #'72 011983; WV Archives Web Site via LDS Web Site.
Marshall Church; age 73; born 2 Feb 1898 (sic, 8 Mar 1902) in TN; married; husband of Pheobe Dismel
Church; retired coal miner; SS# 235-05-1965; living at Beartown, WV; son of John and Elizabeth (unknown)
Church; died 8 Aug 1971 in Doctors Memorial Hospital, Welch, WV; from coal workers pneumoconiosis with
decompensated chronic cor pulmonale; buried 11 Aug 1971 in Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, WV.
7. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by B. Walls;
7 Apr 2014.
Marshall L. Church; born 8 Mar 1902; died 8 Aug 1971; buried here; double headstone photo shown with wife,
Pheobe E.Dismel Church.


Pheobe E. Desmond

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1925); Page 150; WV Archives Web Site.
Marshall Church; age 24; born in TN; single; miner; living at Lex, WV; son of J.C. and ____; married
on 21 Dec 1925 at Avondale, WV; Pheobe Desimal; age 18; born in McDowell Co, WV; single;
daughter of Frank and Nancy.
2. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; taken on 7 Apr 1930; Page 228A; Image 11 of
35; Family #79/80.
Listed as Phebe E. Church; age 21; born in WV; married at 18; in household of husband, Marshall
Church.
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 Pheobe Church; age 32; born in WV; married; 7th grade education; lived in same house on
1 Apr 1935; in household of husband, Marshall Church.
4. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by B
Walls; 7 Apr 2014.
Phoebe E. Church; born 8 Jun 1908; died 20 Apr 1989; buried here; double headstone photo shown
with husband, Marshall L. Church.


Leonard Church Jr

1. 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 Leonard Church; age 8; born in WV; 1st grade education; attending school; lived in same
house on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Marshall Church.
2. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Website.
"Name: Leonard Church Jr
Gender: Male
Race: White
Birth Date: 16 Oct 1932
Birth Place: Lex McDowell, West Virginia
Death Date: 6 Feb 1997
Father: Marshall Church
Mother: Phoebe E Desmond
SSN: 236487299
Notes: Apr 1950: Name listed as LEONARD CHURCH JR;
13 Feb 1997: Name listed as LEONARD CHURCH"
3. U.S., Veterans' Gravesites, ca.1775-2019; Ancestry.com Website.
"Name: Leonard Church
Death Age: 64
Birth Date: 16 Oct 1932
Death Date: 6 Feb 1997
Interment Place: West Virginia, USA
Cemetery Address: Fourth Neel Road Princeton, WV 24740
Cemetery: Roselawn Memorial Gardens
Notes: Pfc Us Army Korea"


Frank Dismel

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1907); Page 202; WV Archives Website.
Frank Desmon; age 24; born in Italy; single; foreman; living at Iaeger, WV; son of ______; married on
14 Jul 1907 in Iaeger, WV; Nancy Roberts; age 20; born in McDowell Co, WV; daughter of Isaac and
Pheobe.


Nancy Jane Roberts

1. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Sandy River District, page 248B, Family #172.
Listed as Nancy Roberts, age 11, born in Oct 1888 in WV, in household of father, Isaac Roberts.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1907); Page 202; WV Archives Website.
Frank Desmon; age 24; born in Italy; single; foreman; living at Iaeger, WV; son of ______; married
on14 Jul 1907 in Iaeger, WV; Nancy Roberts; age 20; born in McDowell Co, WV; daughter of Isaac
and Pheobe.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1911); Page 40; WV Archives Website.
Charlie Wiles; age 22; born in Ashe Co, NC; single; miner; living at Lex, WV; son of ____; married on
4 Oct 1911 in Lex, WV; Nancy Dismal; age 24; born in McDowell Co, WV; widow; daughter of Isaac
and Pheobe.
4. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Iaeger, taken 16/17 Mar 1920; Page 248A;
Fanily #259/263.
Listed as Nancy Wiles; age 34; born in WV; married; in household of husband, Charles E. Wiles.
5. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District;taken 8 Apr 1930; Page 228B; Family #81/82.
Listed as Nancy Wiles; age 42; born in WV; married at 28; in household of husband, Charles E.
Wiles.
6. 1940 Census; McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; E.D. 24-59; taken 27 Apr 1940; Page 1163A;
Household #229.
Listed as Nancy Wiles; age 52; born in WV; married; no education; lived in same place on 1 Apr
1935; in household of husband, Charles E. Wiles.
7. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #'63 004220; WV Archives Website.
Nancy Jane Wiles; age 74; born 18 Oct 1888 at Lex, WV; married; living at Beartown, WV;
housework; daughter of Isaac and Phobe (Addair) Roberts; died 18 Feb 1963 in Stevens Clinic,
Welch, WV; due to cerebral vascular accident; buried 20 Feb 1963 in Mike Roberts Cemetery,
Rockridge, McDowell Co, WV; informant, Floyd Church, beartown, WV.
8. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by Polly Fry Hagerman; 8 Sep 2012.
" Nancy Jane Roberts Wiles
Birth 18 Oct 1888
Lex, McDowell County, West Virginia, USA
Death 18 Feb 1963 (aged 74)
Welch, McDowell County, West Virginia, USA
Burial
Roberts Cemetery
Beartown, McDowell County, West Virginia, USA "


Marshall "Link" Church

1. 1910 Census, Johnson Co, TN; Civil District No 4; taken on 25 Apr 1910; Page 65A; Image 13 of 30;
Family #112/113.
Listed as Link Church; age 9; born in TN; twin of Mertie (Belle) Church; in household of father, John
Church.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1923); Page 203; WV Archives Web Site.
Marshall Church; age 22; born in TN; single; miner; living at Lex, WV; son of ______; married
on 5 Sep 1923 at Lex, WV; Mary B. Blankenship; age 17; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; daughter
of Eli and Bell.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1925); Page 150; WV Archives Web Site.
Marshall Church; age 24; born in TN; single; miner; living at Lex, WV; son of J.C. and ____; married
on 21 Dec 1925 at Avondale, WV; Pheobe Desimal; age 18; born in McDowell Co, WV; single;
daughter of Frank and Nancy.
4. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; taken on 7 Apr 1930; Page 228A; Image 11 of
35; Family #79/80.
Listed as Marshall Church; age 28; born in TN; married at 23; coal loader in mine; head of household.
5. 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 Marshall Church; age 39; born in TN; married; no education; lived in same house on 1 Apr 1935;
coal miner; head of household.
6. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #'72 011983; WV Archives Web Site via LDS Web Site.
Marshall Church; age 73; born 2 Feb 1898 (sic, 8 Mar 1902) in TN; married; husband of Pheobe Dismel
Church; retired coal miner; SS# 235-05-1965; living at Beartown, WV; son of John and Elizabeth (unknown)
Church; died 8 Aug 1971 in Doctors Memorial Hospital, Welch, WV; from coal workers pneumoconiosis with
decompensated chronic cor pulmonale; buried 11 Aug 1971 in Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, WV.
7. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by B. Walls;
7 Apr 2014.
Marshall L. Church; born 8 Mar 1902; died 8 Aug 1971; buried here; double headstone photo shown with wife,
Pheobe E.Dismel Church.


Mary B. Blankenship

1. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Oceana District, Clear Fork Road, taken on 18 Apr 1910, Page 261B,
Family #51.
Listed as Mary B. Blankenship, age 1 yr, 7 months, born in WV, in household of father, Eli F.
Blankenship.
2. 1920 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Clear Fork District, taken onn 12/14/15 Jan 1920, Page 208A,
Family #70.
Listed as Mary B. Blankenship, age 13, born in WV, in household of father, Eli F. Blankenship.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1923); Page 203; WV Archives Web Site.
Marshall Church; age 22; born in TN; single; miner; living at Lex, WV; son of ______; married
on 5 Sep 1923 at Lex, WV; Mary B. Blankenship; age 17; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; daughter
of Eli and Bell.


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.


Elizabeth M. "Betsy" Triplett

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 Bittie M. Church; age 29; born in NC in Mar 1871; married 12 yrs; 4 children, all living;
in household of husband, John Church.


Ellie S. 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 Ellie S. Church; age 11; born in NC in Jan 1889; in household of father, John Church.


Olen Gather 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 Ollen G. Church; age 8; born in NC in Mar 1892; in household of father, John Church.
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 Gather Church; age 17; born in NC; in household of father, John Church.


Margaret W. "Maggie" 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 Maggie W. Church; age 4; born in TN in Dec 1895; in household of father, John Church.


Alice G. 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 Allie G. Church; age 9 mons; born in TN in Aug 1899; in household of father, John Church.
2. 1910 Census, Johnson Co, TN; Civil District No 4; taken on 25 Apr 1910; Page 65A; Image 13 of 30;
Family #112/113.
Listed as Alice Church; age 13; born in TN; in household of father, John Church.


Mertie Church

1. 1910 Census, Johnson Co, TN; Civil District No 4; taken on 25 Apr 1910; Page 65A; Image 13 of 30;
Family #112/113.
Listed as Mertie Church; age 9; born in TN; twin of "Link" (Marshall) Church; in household of father
John Church.


Major Church

1. 1910 Census, Johnson Co, TN; Civil District No 4; taken on 25 Apr 1910; Page 65A; Image 13 of 30;
Family #112/113.
Listed as Major Church; age 7; born in TN; twin of Leonard Church; in household of father, John
Church.
2. 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 Major Church; age 17; born in NC (sic, TN); twin of Leonard Church; in household of father,
John Church.


Leonard Church

1. 1910 Census, Johnson Co, TN; Civil District No 4; taken on 25 Apr 1910; Page 65A; Image 13 of 30;
Family #112/113.
Listed as Lenard Church; age 7; born in TN; twin of Major Church; in household of father, John
Church.
2. 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 Leonard Church; age 17; born in NC (sic, TN); twin of Major Church; in household of father,
John Church.


Burton Church

1. 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 Burton Church; age 14; born in NC (sic?); in household of father, John 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 Mae 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.


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.