McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families

Notes


Raymond Lee Lambert

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Sandy River District, taken on25 Apr 1930, Page 196A,
Family #385.
Listed as Raymond Lambert, age 10, born in WV, in household of father, Floyd Estel Lambert
2. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy Huff; Located near N&W raildoad; E.D. 24-57; taken on
2 May 1940; Page 1116B; Image 68 of 74; Household #574.
Listed as Raymond Lambert; age 20; born in WV; single; 2 yrs HS education; lived in same house
on 1 Apr 1935; mine foreman; in household of father, Floyd E. Lambert.
3. "WW II Young American Patriots, 1941-1945"; McDowell Co, WV; Page 727; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Raymond Lee Lambert; born 31 May 1920; Spec 1st Class, US Navy; entered service 21 Sep 1943;
served at Great Lakes, IL; Pacific; attend Iaeger HS; Methodist; son of M/M Montie Lambert, Box
352, Iaeger, WV.
4. US Public Records Index, Vol 1; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Raymond L. Lambert; born 30 May 1920; living at PO Box 477; Iaeger, WV 2844.
5. US Public Records Index, Vol 2; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Raymond L. Lambert; born 30 May 1920; living at C(a)mp Run Estates, Roderfield, WV 24881.
6. "Bluefield Daily Telegraph", Bluefield, WV, Monday 8 Aug 2005, Newspaper Obit.
"RODERFIELD - Raymond L. Lambert, 85, of Roderfield, died Saturday, Aug. 6, 2005 at his
residence. "Born May 30, 1920 at Wilmore, a son of the late Estel and Montie Hale Lambert.
"He was the last member of his original family and a lifelong resident of McDowell County. He was
affectionately known as the "Mayor" of his community and was loved and respected by all of his
neighbors. To demonstrate his support of his community, he attended "college" every morning at the
"campus" of the Iaeger Memorial Cemetery office where he shared coffee and current events with
his friends and their take on the happenings of the area. He was self-employed as president of M &
L Mining Company and retired as mines management of Royalty Smokeless Coal Company
following 50 years in coal mining. He was past president of the Welch Post 1 of the National Mine
Rescue association, a member of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows and held life membership
in the VFW Post 8413 of Welch. He served his country during WWII as a gunners mate in the US
Navy. He attended the Stewart Street Church of God in Welch and enjoyed Atlanta Braves Baseball. "In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by four brothers, Oble, Calvin, Johnny, and
Howard Lambert. "Survivors include his wife of 57 years, June Collins Lambert of the home; and numerous nieces
and nephews. "Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2005 at 11 a.m. with Pastor Sandy Evans and
Pastor Elzie Blankenship officiating at the chapel of Fanning Funeral Home in Iaeger. Burial will
follow in Iaeger Memorial Cemetery at Roderfield...."
7. FindAGrave.com; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
Modfreak; 30 Mar 2009; headstone and grave marker photos added by B. Walls.
Raymond Lambert; born 30 May 1920; died 6 Aug 2005; buried here; double heastone photo shown
with wife; Oma J. Collins Lambert; grave marker photo shown: "S1 * US Navy * WORLD WAR II".


Oma June Collins

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; taken on 18 Apr 1930; Page 238B; Image 32
of 35; Family #242/246.
Listed as June Collins; age 1 yr, 9 mons; born in WV; in household of father, Ozy Collins.
2. US Public Records Index, Vol 1; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Oma June Lambert; born ________; living at PO Box 477; Iaeger, WV 2844 in 1985.
3. US Public Records Index, Vol 2; Ancestry.com Web Site.
June Lambert; born 6 Jun 1928; living at C(a)mp Run Estates, Roderfield, WV 24881.
4. Fanning Funeral Home; Iaeger, WV; Posted Obit.
"June Lambert, 93, of Roderfield, WV passed away early Saturday morning July 3, 2021 at The McDowell Nursing and Rehabilitation in Gary, WV. Born June 6, 1928 in Iaeger, WV, she was the daughter of the late Ozie and Lena Mullins Collins. She was raised by Deedy & Dennie Mullins. June was a lifelong resident of McDowell County who always cared for her community; she was a former member of the Roderfield Methodist Church, as well as membership of the former Stewart Street First Church of God, Welch, WV. Additionally, she also attended Roderfield Christian Church, Roderfield, WV. June was well regarded as “always a Lady”, formerly active in the Republican Executive Committee, seemingly always seen outside of her residence caring for her yard. Following the passing of her devoted husband Raymond Lambert, her beloved pets Rusty & Shadow were her loving companions. She was preceded in passing by her parents and husband, as well as an Infant brother and her late sister, Lillian Bland. Survivors include several nieces and nephews. Funeral Services will be conducted Wednesday, July 7, 2021 at 12 Noon from the Fanning Funeral Home Chapel in Welch, WV with Pastor Diane Hall officiating; burial will follow at Iaeger Memorial Cemetery in Roderfield, WV. Friends may call Wednesday, July 7, 2021 one hour prior to the service. Pallbearers will be family and friends. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.fanningfuneralhomes.com. Fanning Funeral Home of Welch is serving the Lambert Family."


Ozy Collins

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1927); Page 299; WV Archives Web Site.
Ozy Collins; age 22; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; motorman; living at Iaeger, WV; son of Joe
and Fannie; married on 5 Mar 1927 at Welch, WV; Lena Mullins; age 21; born in Buchanan Co, VA;
single; daughter of Deedy and Vennie.
2. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; taken on 18 Apr 1930; Page 238B; Image 32
of 35; Family #242/246.
Listed as Ozy Collins; age 22; born in WV; married at 19; fireman for railroad; head of household.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1933); Page 375; WV Archives Web Site.
Ozy Collins; age 26; born in Wyoming Co, WV; widowed; miner; living at Iaeger, WV; son of Ed and
Fannie; married on 23 Dec 1933 at Welch, WV; Ida Muncy; age 18; born in Mercer Co, WV; single;
living at Iaeger, WV; daughter of Moses and Mary.
4. Social Security Death Index; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Ozy Collins; born 16 Mar 1907; died in May 1978; last residence, Roanoke, VA; SS #235-09-7651;
card issued in WV before 1951.


Lena Mullins

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1927); Page 299; WV Archives Web Site.
Ozy Collins; age 22; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; motorman; living at Iaeger, WV; son of Joe
and Fannie; married on 5 Mar 1927 at Welch, WV; Lena Mullins; age 21; born in Buchanan Co, VA;
single; daughter of Deedy and Vennie.
2. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; taken on 18 Apr 1930; Page 238B; Image 32
of 35; Family #242/246.
Listed as Lena Collins; age 19; born in VA; married at 16; in household of husband, Ozy Collins.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #3675; WV Archives Web Site.
Lena Collins; age 21; born at Whitewood, VA; married; housewife; daughter of Deedy and Venie
(Ward) Mullins; died 5 Mar 1932 at Iaeger, WV from tuberculosis and childbrith on 4 March 1932 of
James Collins; buried 6 Mar 1932 in High Knob Cemetery (with baby James); informant, Clyde
Rutherford, Iaeger, WV.


James Collins

1. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #6623; WV Archives Web Site.
James Collins; born and died 4 Mar 1932 at Iaeger, WV; son of Ozy and Lena (Mullins) Collins;
buried 6 Mar 1932 in High Knob Cemetery; informant, Clyde Rutherford, Iaeger, WV.


Deedy Mullins

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; taken on 18 Apr 1930; Page 238B; Image 32
of 35; Family #243/247.
Listed as Deedy Mullins; age 42; born in VA; married at 17; farmer; head of household.
2. McDowell Co, WV; WW II Draft Registration Card #U-766; 27 Apr 1942; LDS Web Site.
Deedy Mullins; age 53; born 23 Jan 1888 in Clintwood, VA; living on Alder Branch, Iaeger, WV;
self employeed; person who will always know address, Mrs. Vannie Mullins, wife, Iaeger, WV;
5'10" tall; 160 lbs; blue eyes; gray hair; ruddy complexion; right eye out.


Venie Ward

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; taken on 18 Apr 1930; Page 238B; Image 32
of 35; Family #243/247.
Listed as Vennie Mullins; age 38; born in WV; married at 16; in household of husband, Deedy
Mullins.


Luther Mullins

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; taken on 18 Apr 1930; Page 238B; Image 32
of 35; Family #243/247.
Listed as Luther Mullins; age 14; born in VA; in household of father, Deedy Mullins.


Alice Mullins

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; taken on 18 Apr 1930; Page 238B; Image 32
of 35; Family #243/247.
Listed as Alice Mullins; age 6; born in WV; in household of father, Deedy Mullins.


Ozy Collins

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1927); Page 299; WV Archives Web Site.
Ozy Collins; age 22; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; motorman; living at Iaeger, WV; son of Joe
and Fannie; married on 5 Mar 1927 at Welch, WV; Lena Mullins; age 21; born in Buchanan Co, VA;
single; daughter of Deedy and Vennie.
2. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; taken on 18 Apr 1930; Page 238B; Image 32
of 35; Family #242/246.
Listed as Ozy Collins; age 22; born in WV; married at 19; fireman for railroad; head of household.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1933); Page 375; WV Archives Web Site.
Ozy Collins; age 26; born in Wyoming Co, WV; widowed; miner; living at Iaeger, WV; son of Ed and
Fannie; married on 23 Dec 1933 at Welch, WV; Ida Muncy; age 18; born in Mercer Co, WV; single;
living at Iaeger, WV; daughter of Moses and Mary.
4. Social Security Death Index; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Ozy Collins; born 16 Mar 1907; died in May 1978; last residence, Roanoke, VA; SS #235-09-7651;
card issued in WV before 1951.


Ida Muncy

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1933); Page 375; WV Archives Web Site.
Ozy Collins; age 26; born in Wyoming Co, WV; widowed; miner; living at Iaeger, WV; son of Ed and
Fannie; married on 23 Dec 1933 at Welch, WV; Ida Muncy; age 18; born in Mercer Co, WV; single;
living at Iaeger, WV; daughter of Moses and Mary.


Pearl Martin

1. McDowell Co, WV; Death Registry; Vol #__(1930); Page 126; Line 8; WV Archives Web Site.
Pearl Lee; age 30; born in VA; married; Black; died 3 Jun 1930 of influenza; buried at Iaeger, WV.
2. FindAGrave.Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
Kenneth Bowman; 18 Jun 2010
Pearl Martin Lee; born in 1900 in VA; died 3 Jun 1930 at Iaeger, McDowell Co, WV; buried here.
(Not sure she is buried in Iaeger Memorial. Her death certificate only states Iaeger)


Antonio "Tony" Legato

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Davy; taken on 9 Apr 1930; Page 85B;
Image 42 of 48; Family #35/60.
Listed as Tony Legato; age 45; born in Italy; married at 20; retail merchant, general store; head of
household.
(Age at marriage and listed age are in conflict)
2. 1950 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Davy; taken on 12 Apr 1950; Sheet Number 34; Dwelling #271.
Listed as Tony Legato; age 73, born in Italy; married; unable to work; head of household.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Death Registry; Vol #__(1962); Browns Creek District; WV Archives Web Site.
AntonioLegato; age 85; born 8 Jan 1877 at Riggia, Colobria, Italy; married; retired miner; living at
Davy, WV; son of ____ and Maria Azzaro; died 3 Mar 1962 in Grace Hospital, Welch, WV from
arteriosclerotic heart disease with myocardial failure; buried 5 Mar 1962 in Iaeger Memorial,
Roderfield, WV; informant, Mrs. Freda Lagato, Davy, WV.
4. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
Quinn; 17 Nov 2010; headstone photo added by Brady Eanes.
Antonio Legato; born 8 Jan 1977; died 3 Mar 1962; buried here; double headstone photo shown
with wife P (sic?, F?)erdinana; death certificate posted.


Ferdinanda "Freda" Panzera

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Davy; taken on 9 Apr 1930; Page 85B;
Image 42 of 48; Family #35/60.
Listed as Freda Legato; age 43; born in Italy; married at 18; in household of husband, Antonio Legato.
(Age at marriage and listed age are in conflict)
2. 1950 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Davy; taken on 12 Apr 1950; Sheet Number 34; Dwelling #271.
Listed as Freda Legato; age 73, born in Italy; married; in household of husband, Antonio Legato.
3. McDowell Co, WV Death Certificate # '71 015120; WV Archives Web Site.
Freda Legato; age 94; born 15 Aug 1887 in Italy; widow; housewife; living at Davy, WV; daughter of
unknown parents; died 3 Mar 1962 at Hemphill, WV from cardiac arrest due to diabetes; buried
13 Oct 1971 in Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, WV.
4. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
Quinn; 17 Nov 2010; headstone photo added by Brady Eanes.
Perdinanda "Freda" Panzera Legato; born 15 Aug 1887 in Italy; died 10 Oct 1971 at Hemphill, WV;
buried here; double headstone photo shown with husband, Antonio; death certificate posted.


Reggiero Legato

1. McDowell Co, WV; Birth Registry; Vol #__(1910); Page 115; Line 9; WV Archives Web Site.
Reggiero Legato; born 20 Dec 1910 in Hallsville, Big Creek District; to Tony and Feirdinanto


Flora Legato

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Davy; taken on 9 Apr 1930; Page 85B;
Image 42 of 48; Family #35/60.
Listed as Flore Legato; age 15; born in WV; in household of father, Antiono Legato.


Julianne Legato

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Davy; taken on 9 Apr 1930; Page 85B;
Image 42 of 48; Family #35/60.
Listed as Julian Legato; age 12; born in WV; in household of father, Antiono Legato.


Cora Lee Cook

1. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Slab Fork District; taken on 12 Jun 1900; Page 288B; Image 16 of
18; Family #131/132.
Listed as Coria Lee Cook; age 5; born in Sep 1894 in WV; in household of father, Lewis Cooke.
2. 1910 Census, Memifee Co, KY; District 1; Frenchburg; taken on 27 Apr 1910; Page 227B; Image 22
of 33; Family #188/188.
Listed as Cora Cook; age 15; born in WV; in household of grandfather, Bartley Short.
3. Raleigh Co, WV; Death Certificate #10626; WV Archives Web Site.
Cora Lee Bailey; age 60 yrs, 8 mons, 29 days; born on 19 Sep 1894 at Hotchkiss, WV; widow; living
at Hotchkiss, WV; daughter of Lewis and Kansas (Short) Cook; died 18 Jul 1955 at Hotchkiss, WV
from a crebral thrombosis due to arteriosclerosis and degeneration of age; buried 21 Jul 1955 in
Sunset Memorial Park; informant, Lonnie Cook.


Wilson Cook

1. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Slab Fork District; taken on 2 Apr 1930; Page 269A; Image 1 of 41;
Family #2/2.
Listed as Wilson Cook; age 15; born in WV; in household of father, Lewis A. Cook.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1941); Page 195; WV Archives Web Site.
Wilson Cook; age 26; born at Baileysville, WV; single; living at Slab Fork, WV; married on 16 Aug 1941
at Davy, WV; Ann Legato; age 23; born and living at Davy, WV; single.
3. Raleigh Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1956); Page 180; WV Archives Web Site.
Wilson Cook; age 41; born 6 Mar 1915 at Baileysville, WV; living at Beckley, WV; son of Lewis and
Fannie Cook; married on 17 Aug 1956 at Sophia, WV; Shirley Rogers; age 38; born 1 Jan 1918 at
Merry Town, WV; living at Sophia, WV; daughter of William and Minnie Debord.
4. Social Security Death Index; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Wilson Cook; born 6 Mar 1915; died 8 Sep 1993; last residence, Beckley, Raleigh Co, WV;
SS # 236-05-7870; card issued in WV before 1951.


Anne Legato

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Davy; taken on 9 Apr 1930; Page 85B;
Image 42 of 48; Family #35/60.
Listed as Annie Legato; age 13; born in WV; in household of father, Antiono Legato.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1941); Page 195; WV Archives Web Site.
Wilson Cook; age 26; born at Baileysville, WV; single; living at Slab Fork, WV; married on 16 Aug 1941
at Davy, WV; Ann Legato; age 23; born and living at Davy, WV; single.
3. Raleigh Co, WV; Death Certificate # 15392; WV Archives Web Site.
Anne Legato Cook; age 30 yrs, 8 mons, 6 days; born at Davy, WV; married; wife of Wilson Cook;
school teacher; living on Harper Road, Beckley, WV; daughter of Antonia and Freda (Panzera)
Legato; died 9 Nov 1948 in Beckley Hospital, Beckley, WV from lymphoma, Hodgkins Disease;
buried 11 Nov 1948 in Sunset Memorial Park, Beckley, Raleigh Co, WV; informant, Wilson Cokk,
Beckley, WV.