McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families

Notes


John William Cannoy Sr

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; Havaco; taken on 4 Apr 1930; Page 6B; Image 12 of
26; 112/124.
Listed as John W. Cannoy; age 27; born in VA; married at 21; laborer; truck driver; head of household.
2. US Public Records Index, Vol 2; Ancestry.com Web Site.
John W. Cannoy; born on 3 Dec 1902; living at 1112 (sic?) Tulip St, Bluefield, WV 24701.
3. Social Security Death Index; Ancestry.com Web Site.
John Cannoy; born on 3 Dec 1901; died in Apr 1973; last residence, Bluefield, Mercer Co, WV;
SS # 236-09-0353; card issued in WV before 1951.
4. Mercer Co, WV; Death Certificate # '73 007446; WV Archives via LDS Web Site.
John William Cannoy; age 71; born on 3 Dec 1901 in VA; married, spouse, Virgie Cannoy; City of
Bluefield employee; living at 11 1/2 Tulip St; SS #236-09-0353; son of Wesley and Elvire (Barker)
Cannoy; died on 28 Apr 1973 in the Bluefield Sanitarium Hospital, Bluefield, WV from colon cancer
with metastasis; buried on 3 May 1973 in Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, WV.
2. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV;
submitted by Virginia Gal; 30 Mar 2007; headstone photo added by B. Walls.
John William Cannoy; born 3 Dec 1901; died 28 Apr 1973; buried here; headstone and death certificate
photos shown; "s/o William Wesley Cannoy & Elvire Barker".


James Arvid Cannoy

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1961); Page 287; WV Archives Web Site.
James Arvid Cannoy; age 20; born at Havaco, WV; single; living at Big Sandy, WV; married on 22
Jul 1961 at Welch, WV; Evelyn Workman, age 19; born and living at Welch, WV; single; with consent
of John Cannoy, father of; mother deceased, James Arvid Cannoy; and Murrey Workman, mother,
parents divorced, mother has custody of Evelyn Workman.


Evelyn Workman

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1961); Page 287; WV Archives Web Site.
James Arvid Cannoy; age 20; born at Havaco, WV; single; living at Big Sandy, WV; married on 22
Jul 1961 at Welch, WV; Evelyn Workman, age 19; born and living at Welch, WV; single; with consent
of John Cannoy, father of; mother deceased, James Arvid Cannoy; and Murrey Workman, mother,
parents divorced, mother has custody of Evelyn Workman.


Thomas Wesley Cannoy

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; Havaco; taken on 4 Apr 1930; Page 6B; Image 12 of
26; 112/124.
Listed as Thomas Cannoy; age 1 yr, 11 mons; born in WV; in household of father, John W. Cannoy.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1949); Page 58; WV Archives Web Site.
Thomas Wesley Cannoy; age 21; born at Havaco, WV; single; living at Big Sandy, WV; married on
9 Apr 1949 at Iaeger, WV; Ella Elizabeth Corder; age 25; born and living at Big Sandy, WV; widow.


Ella Elizabeth Friend

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Bradshaw; taken on 8 Apr 1930; Page
247B; Image 14 of 51; Family #115/119.
Listed as Ella Friend; age 6; born in WV; in household of father, William F. Friend.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1941); Page 59; WV Archives Web Site.
Henry Corder; age 21; born at Aresta (sic, Arista), WV; single; living at Hensley, WV; married
on 2 Jun 1941 at Welch, WV; Ella Friend; age 17; born and living at Big Sandy, WV; single; with
consent of Bill Friend, father of Ella Friend.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1949); Page 58; WV Archives Web Site.
Thomas Wesley Cannoy; age 21; born at Havaco, WV; single; living at Big Sandy, WV; married on
9 Apr 1949 at Iaeger, WV; Ella Elizabeth Corder; age 25; born and living at Big Sandy, WV; widow.
4. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV;
submitted by B. Walls; 19 Dec 2013.
Ella Elizabeth Friend Cannoy; born 26 Nar 1924; died 27 Jun 1988; buried here; headstone photo shown;
"FONNIE, DONNA, ANDY, RITA; BEVERLY, LINDA, RICK".


Henry David Corder

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; taken on 24 Apr 1930; Page 214B; Image 44
of 75; Family #385/401.
Listed as Henry Corder; age 9; born in WV; in household of father, Samuel L. Corder.
2. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Claren; E.D. 24-36; taken on 24 Apr 1940;
Page 713B; Image 26 of 48; Household #220.
Listed as Henry Corder; age 19; born in WV; single; 7th grade education; lived in same house on
1 Apr 1935; stone mason on goverment C.C.C. project; in household of father, Samuel L. Corder.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1941); Page 59; WV Archives Web Site.
Henry Corder; age 21; born at Aresta (sic, Arista), WV; single; living at Hensley, WV; married
on 2 Jun 1941 at Welch, WV; Ella Friend; age 17; born and living at Big Sandy, WV; single; with
consent of Bill Friend, father of Ella Friend.
4. McDowell Co, WV; Death Registry; Vol #__(1948); Page __; Browns Creek District; WV Archives Web
Site.
Henry Corder; age 27 yrs, 1 mon, 19 days; born at Arista, WV; miner; son of Sam and Lessie (Ford)
Corder; died on 15 Mar 1948 from internal injuries to chest and abdomen; married (sic, buried) on
16 Mar 1948.
5. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
Tern Lindsey; 23 Jun 2015.
Henry David Corder; born 25 Jan 1921; died 15 Mar 1948; buried here; no grave marker photo shown.


Ella Elizabeth Friend

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Bradshaw; taken on 8 Apr 1930; Page
247B; Image 14 of 51; Family #115/119.
Listed as Ella Friend; age 6; born in WV; in household of father, William F. Friend.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1941); Page 59; WV Archives Web Site.
Henry Corder; age 21; born at Aresta (sic, Arista), WV; single; living at Hensley, WV; married
on 2 Jun 1941 at Welch, WV; Ella Friend; age 17; born and living at Big Sandy, WV; single; with
consent of Bill Friend, father of Ella Friend.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1949); Page 58; WV Archives Web Site.
Thomas Wesley Cannoy; age 21; born at Havaco, WV; single; living at Big Sandy, WV; married on
9 Apr 1949 at Iaeger, WV; Ella Elizabeth Corder; age 25; born and living at Big Sandy, WV; widow.
4. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV;
submitted by B. Walls; 19 Dec 2013.
Ella Elizabeth Friend Cannoy; born 26 Nar 1924; died 27 Jun 1988; buried here; headstone photo shown;
"FONNIE, DONNA, ANDY, RITA; BEVERLY, LINDA, RICK".


Rita June Corder

1. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #13416; WV Archives Web Site.
Rita June Corder; age 11 mons, 4 days; born 16 Nov 1947 at Hampton Rodes, WV; daughter of Henry
and Ella (Frend) Corder; died 20 Oct 1948 in Welch Emergency Hospital, Welch, WV; from gastrointeritis
with brocho pneumonia; buried 22 Oct 1948 in Iaeger Memorial, Roderfield, WV; informant, James Corder,
Roderfield, WV
2. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
Bee Lady; 4 May 2013;
Rita June Corder; born 16 Nov 19147; died 22 (sic, 20) Oct 1948; buried here; headstone photo shown.


William Franklin "Bill" Friend

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1920); Page 164; WV Archives Web Site.
Willie Friend; age 23; born in Jackson Co, OH; single; miner; living at Big Sandy, WV; son of George
and Alice; married on 20 Dec 1920 at Hensley; Lena Helmadollar; age 24; born in McDowell Co, WV;
single (sic); daughter of Bob and Nannie.
2. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Bradshaw; taken on 8 Apr 1930; Page 247B;
Image 14 of 51; Family #115/119.
Listed as Willie Friend; age 28; born in OH; married at 21; loader in coal mine; head of household.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Death Registry; Vol #__(1948); Page __; Browns Creek District; WV Archives
Web Site.
William Franklin Friend; age 67; born on 18 May 1900 in WV; widowed; retired miner; living at Big
Sandy, WV; son of George and Alice (Dunn) Friend; died on 1 Jan 1968; DOA Grace Hospital,
Welch, WV from anacute coronary thrombosis; buried on 4 Jan 1968 in Iaeger Memorial,
Roderfield, WV; informant, Thomas W. Cannoy, Welch, WV.
7. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 19 Dec 2013.
William Friend; born 18 May 1900; died 1 Jan 1968 buried here; double headstone photo shown with
wife, Lena Goode Friend.


Lena Goode

1. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Marytown; taken on 25 Apr 1910; Page
196B; Image 4 of 4; Family #228/242.
Listed as Lena Goode; age 13; born in WV; in household of father, Robert Goode.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Registry; Vol #__(1910); Page 380; WV Archives Web Site.
O.W. Helmandollar; age 19; born in Wyoming Co, WV; single; miner; living at Marytown, WV; son
of Charles and Flora; married on 19 Dec 1910 at Charlie Helmandollar's; Lena Goode; age 16; born
in Mercer Co, WV; single; daughter of Robert and Nannie.
3. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Big Sandy; taken on 9 Jan 1920; Page
214A; Image 3 of 17; Family #64/67.
Listed as Lena Helmandollar; age 28; born in WV; married; in household of brother-in-law, William
C. Goode.
4. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1920); Page 164; WV Archives Web Site.
Willie Friend; age 23; born in Jackson Co, OH; single; miner; living at Big Sandy, WV; son of
George and Alice; married on 20 Dec 1920 at Hensley; Lena Helmadollar; age 24; born in
McDowell Co, WV; single (sic); daughter of Bob and Nannie.
5. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Bradshaw; taken on 8 Apr 1930; Page
247B; Image 14 of 51; Family #115/119.
Listed as Orlena Friend; age 35; born in VA; married at 27; in household of husband, William F.
Friend.
6. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #'66 019348; WV Archives Web Site.
Lena Goode Friend; age 72; born 27 Nov 1894 in Mercer Co, WV; living at Big Sandy, WV;
SS# 236-78-1538; married; daughter of Robert and Nannie (Meadows) Goode; died 26 Dec 1966
in Grace Hospital, Welch, WV; from bronco-pneumonia due to cardio vascular disease; buried 29
Dec 1966 in Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, WV.
7. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 19 Dec 2013.
Lena Friend; born 27 Nov 1894; died 26 Dec 1966; buried here; double headstone photo shown with
husband, William Friend.


Samuel L. "Sam" Corder

1. 1900 Census, Pulaski Co, VA; Newbern District; taken on 12 Jun 1900; Page 77A; Image 11 of
32; Family #101/103.
Listed as Samuel L. Corder; age 9; born in Jan 1891 in VA; in household of father, James M. Corder.
2. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV' Browns Creek District; taken on 3 May 1910; Page 120B; Image
43 of 46; Family #344/373.
Listed as Sam Corder; age 19; born in VA; coal miner; in household of father, James M. Corder.
3. Mercer Co, WV; Marriage Registry; Vol#__(1918); Page 116; line 28; WV Archives Web Site.
Sam Corder; age 27; born in VA; living at Matoaka, WV; married on 3 May 1918 in Mercer Co, WV;
Lexie Cecil; age 34; born in WV; living at Matoaka, WV.
4. McDowell Co, WV; WW I Draft Registration Card #3213; 15 Jun 1917; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Sam Corder; age 26; born 18 Jan 1891 in Pulaski, VA; coal miner; living at Hemphill, WV; employed
by New (River?) Pocahontas Coal Co, Hemphill, WV; single (sic, married); medium height and build;
blue eyes and brown hair; right leg inch (sp?) short.
5. 1920 Census, Mercer Co, WV; Rock District; Giatto; taken on 9 Jan 1920; Page 217B; Image 10 of 24;
Family #102/107.
Listed as Samuel L. Corder; age 28; born in VA; married; pump man in coal mine; head of household.
6. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; taken on 24 Apr 1930; Page 214B; Image 44
of 75; Family #385/401.
Listed as Sam Corder; age 40; born in VA; married at 28; pumper in coal mine; head of household.
7. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Claren; E.D. 24-36; taken on 24 Apr 1940;
Page 713B; Image 26 of 48; Household #220.
Listed as Sam Corder; age 49; born in VA; married; 6th grade education; lived in same house on
1 Apr 1935; no listed occupation; head of household.
8. McDowell Co, WV; WW II Draft Registration Card #U-2665; 27 Apr 1942; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Sam L. Corder; age 51; born 18 Jan 1891 in Pulaski Co, VA; unemployed; living at Hensley, WV;
person who will always know address, Mrs. Sam Corder, Hensley, WV; 5'4" tall; 138 lbs; blue eyes;
brown hair; light complexion.


Lexie Ford

1. Mercer Co, WV; Marriage Registry; Vol #__(1904); Page 168; Line 15; WV Archives Web Site.
Fulcum Cecil; age 26; born in Mercer Co, WV; widowed; living in Mercer Co, WV; miner;
son of Frank and Mary; married on 16 May 1904 in Mercer Co, WV; Lexie Ford; age 23; born in
Pulaski Co, VA; widow (sic?); living an Mercer Co, WV; daughter of George and Martha.
2. 1910 Census, Mercer Co, WV; Rock District; Thomas; 19 Apr 1910; Page 125B; Image 10 of 23;
Family #112.
Listed as Lexie Cecil; age 29; born in WV; married 6 yrs; 3 children, all living; in household of
husband, Abram F. Cecil.
3. Mercer Co, WV; Marriage Registry; Vol#__(1918); Page 116; line 28; WV Archives Web Site.
Sam Corder; age 27; born in VA; living at Matoaka, WV; married on 3 May 1918 in Mercer Co, WV;
Lexie Cecil; age 34; born in WV; living at Matoaka, WV.
4. 1920 Census, Mercer Co, WV; Rock District; Giatto; taken on 9 Jan 1920; Page 217B; Image 10 of 24;
Family #102/107.
Listed as Lexie Corder; age 36; born in WV; married; in household of husband, Samuel L. Corder.
5. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; taken on 24 Apr 1930; Page 214B; Image 44
of 75; Family #385/401.
Listed as Lexie Corder; age 45; born in WV; married at 33; in household of husband, Samuel L. Corder.
6. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Claren; E.D. 24-36; taken on 24 Apr 1940;
Page 713B; Image 26 of 48; Household #220.
Listed as Lexie Corder; age 52; born in WV; married; 3rd grade education; lived in same house on
1 Apr 1935; in household of husband, Samuel L. Corder.
7. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #'64 005334; WV Archives Web Site.
Lexie Corder; age 84; born 29 Feb 1880 in Monroe Co, WV; married; living at Hensley, WV;
daughter of George and Lizzie Ford; died 15 Mar 1964 at Hensley, WV; from a coronary thrombosis;
buried 18 Mar 1964 in Mitchell Cemetery, Hensley, WV.


Baby Girl Corder

1. Mercer Co, WV; Death Certificate #6373; WV Archives Web Site.
Not named female infant; born and died 12 Jun 1918 at Matoaka, WV; premature; parents; Samuel
and Lexie (Ford) Corder; buried no date at Matoaka, WV.


James Corder

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; taken on 24 Apr 1930; Page 214B; Image 44
of 75; Family #385/401.
Listed as James Corder; age 6; born in WV; in household of father, Samuel L. Corder.
2. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Claren; E.D. 24-36; taken on 24 Apr 1940;
Page 713B; Image 26 of 48; Household #220.
Listed as James Corder; age 15; born in WV; 1 yr HS education; attending school; lived in same house on
1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Samuel L. Corder.


George Friend Sr

1. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #16572; WV Archives Web Site.
George Friend, Sr; age 66; born in 1870 in OH; coal loader; married, husband of Alice Friend; living
at Lex, WV; son of James and _____ Friend; died on 23 Nov 1936in Grace Hospital, Welch, WV from
undetermined caus, profound shock, reported mine injury previously, slate fall; buried on 26 Nov
1936 at Roderfield, WV; informant, Alice Friend, Lex, WV.
2. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 22 Dec 2013.
George Friend, Sr; born in 1870; died in 1936; buried here; headstone photo shown; "WE LOVE HIM
BUT THE LORD LOVES HIM BEST".


Alice Dunn

1. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #7634; WV Archives Web Site.
Alice Friend; age 74; born on 9 Jun 1897 in Jackson Co, OH; widow; living at Avondale, WV; daughter
of William and ____Dunn; died on 25 May 1953 in Grace Hospital, Welch, WV from cerebrovascular
accident; buried on 28 May 1953 at Big Sandy, WV.