McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families and Individuals

Notes


Charles Phillips

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1926); Page 98; WV Archives Web Site.
Charles Phillips; age 21; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; miner; living at Gary, WV; son of Will and
Mattie; married on 22 Jun 1926 at Welch, WV; Myrtle Blaylock; age 18; born in McDowell Co, WV;
single; daughter of Sandy and Meda.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #10775; WV Archives Web Site.
Charles Phillips; age abt 31; born in Grayson Co, VA; married; husband of Myrtle Blallock; living at
Wilcoe, WV; son of William and Mattie (Duncan) Phillips; died 22 Aug 1932 at Welch, WV; due to
broken neck suffered in auto accident; buried 24 Aug 1932 at Thorpe, WV; informant, Mrs. William
Phillips, Wilcoe, WV.


Myrtle L. Blaylock

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1926); Page 98; WV Archives Web Site.
Charles Phillips; age 21; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; miner; living at Gary, WV; son of Will and
Mattie; married on 22 Jun 1926 at Welch, WV; Myrtle Blaylock; age 18; born in McDowell Co, WV;
single; daughter of Sandy and Meda.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1938); Page 24; WV Archives Web Site.
Willie C. Strickland; born 28 Oct 1908 at Burnwell, AL; living at Gary, WV; son of J.W. and Ida; married
on 4 Feb 1938 at Welch, WV; Myrtle Phillips; born in 1906 at Gary, WV; living at Gary, WV.


Noah Haulsey Blankenship

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; taken on 5 Apr 1930; Page 233B;
Family #42/42.
Listed as Noah H. Blankenship; age 8; born in WV; in household of father, Harrison Blankenship.
2. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Premier; taken on 15 Apr 1940;
E.D.24-40; Page 786A; Image 17 of 36; Household #108.
Listed as Noah Blankenship; age 19; born in WV; 7th grade education; lived in same
place on 1 Apr 1935; new worker; in household of father, Harrison B. Blankenship.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1941); Page 113; WV Archives Web Site.
Noah Blankenship; age 19; born at Panther, WV; single; living at Premier, WV; married on
7 Jul 1941 at Welch, WV; Lorena May Mahaffey; age 15; born at Diggins (sic, Deegans), WV;
single; living at Premier, WV; by order of Circuit Judge.
4. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1947); Page 394; WV Archives Web Site.
Noah Hausley Blankenship; age 25; born at Panther, WV; divorced; living at Welch, WV; married
on 5 Apr 1947 at Premier, WV; Alice Mae Phillips; age 16; born at Wilcoe, WV; single; living at
Six, WV; with consent of Myrtle (Phillips) Strickland.
5. "US Public Records Index, Vol 1"; Ancestry,com Web Site.
Noah H. Blankenship; born on ________; living at RR 1 POB 423, Hurley, VA 24620 in 1986.
6. "Daily Telegraph", Bluefield, WV, Sunday 27 Nov 2005, Newspaper Obit.
"ABINGDON, Va. - Noah Haulsey Blankenship, 84, of Abingdon, passed away Saturday, Nov. 26, 2005 at his residence following an extended illness. "Born in Panther, he was the son of the late Harrison and Lydia Blankenship. He spent most of his life in Hurley, Va. until sharing his retirement years between Okeechobee, Fla. and Abingdon. "He was of the Protestant faith, The Proprietor of A & N Coal Co., The Village Center Mobile Home Sales and the Village Country Store & Trailer Park. He was a member of the United States Armed Forces serving with the United States Marine Corps during World War II and served in the South Pacific Area receiving the Good Conduct Medal. Mr. Blankenship loved hunting and fishing.

"He was preceded in death by his parents, Harrison and Lydia Blankenship; one infant daughter, Diana Lynn Blankenship; one grandson, Joseph Michael Marino; five sisters, Virgie Crockett, Pearl Stacy, Meade Yates, Frances Stacy and Mary Carter. "He is survived by his loving wife of 58 years, Alice Mae Blankenship of Abingdon; three daughters: Patricia Marino of Ripley, Sonya Justus of Hurley, Delilah O'Quinn of Abingdon; two sons: Donya “Tanker” Blankenship of Hurley and Darwin Eli Blankenship of Land O'Lakes, Fla.; one sister: Elsie Bailey of Premiere; one dear cousin whom he considered as a brother, Waverly Osborne of Okeechobee. He is also survived by 10 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. "Funeral services for Noah Haulsey Blankenship will be conducted at 2 p.m. Monday, Nov. 28, 2005 at the Grundy Funeral Home Chapel with the Revs. Darrell Davis, Doug Blankenship and Bill Frazier officiating with burial to follow in the Greenhills Memory Garden at Claypool Hill, Va..."


Lorena May Mahaffey

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Col WV; Browns Creek District; Premier Mining Village; taken on 12 Apr
1930; Page 237B; Image 14 of 35; Family #104/104.
Listed as Lorena M. Mahaffey; age 4 yrs 8 mons; born in WV; in household of father, Noah C.
Mahaffey.
2. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Premier; taken 25 Apr 1940; Page 761A;
E D # 24-38; Image 1 of 10; Household #3.
Listed as Lorena Mahaffey; age 15; born in WV; 8th grade education; lived in same house on
1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Noah C. Mahaffey.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1941); Page 113; WV Archives Web Site.
Noah Blankenship; age 19; born at Panther, WV; single; living at Premier, WV; married on
7 Jul 1941 at Welch, WV; Lorena May Mahaffey; age 15; born at Diggins (sic, Deegans), WV; single;
living at Premier, WV; by order of Circuit Judge.
4. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1944); Page 407; WV Archives Web Site.
William Charles Balcoe; age 22; born at Gary, WV; single; living at Hemphill, WV; married on 11 Aug
1944 at Welch, WV; Lorena Blankenship; age 19; born at Davy, WV; divorced; living at Premier,
WV; with consent of Noah C. Mahaffey, father of Lorena Blankenship.
5. Social Security Death Index; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Lorena M. Balcoe; born 28 Sep 1925; died 11 Apr 1999; last residence and benefit, Anawalt, WV;
SS# 235-34-8316; card issued in WV before 1951.


Noah C. Mahaffey

1. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; Coalwood; taken on 28 Apr 1910; Page 166A;
Image 1 of 19; Family #98/98.
Listed as Noah C. Mahaffey; age 4; born in NC; in household of father, H. France Mahaffey.
2. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Hemphill; taken on 10 Jan 1920; Page
264A; Image 9 of 30; Family #83/83.
Listed as Noah C. Mahaffey; age 15; born in NC; coal miner; in household of mother, Rebecca E.
Mahaffey.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1924); Page 71; WV Archives Web Site.
Noah Mahaffey; age 21; born in Wilkes Co, NC; single; miner; living at Monarch, WV; son of France
and Rebecca; married on 1 Dec 1924 at Kimball, WV; Eliza Barlow; age 17; born in Benton
(Township, Ottawa Co) OH; single; daughter of Floyd and Ami.
4. 1930 Census, McDowell Col WV; Browns Creek District; Premier Mining Village; taken on 12 Apr
1930; Page 237B; Image 14 of 35; Family #104/104.
Listed as Naoh C. Mahaffey; age 25; born in NC; married at 20; coal miner; head of household.
5. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Premier; taken 25 Apr 1940; Page 761A;
E D # 24-38; Image 1 of 10; Household #3.
Listed as Noah Mahaffey; age 33; born in NC; married; 4th grade education; lived in same house on
1 Apr 1935; coal machine miner in coal mine; head of household.
6. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 7 Apr 2014.
Noah C. Mahaffey; born 18 may 1905; died 6 Jan 1981; buried here; double headstone photo shown
with wife, Eliza A. Barlow Mahaffey.


Elizabeth Annabell Barlow

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1924); Page 71; WV Archives Web Site.
Noah Mahaffey; age 21; born in Wilkes Co, NC; single; miner; living at Monarch, WV; son of France
and Rebecca; married on 1 Dec 1924 at Kimball, WV; Eliza Barlow; age 17; born in Benton
(Township, Ottawa Co) OH; single; daughter of Floyd and Ami.
2. 1930 Census, McDowell Col WV; Browns Creek District; Premier Mining Village; taken on 12 Apr
1930; Page 237B; Image 14 of 35; Family #104/104.
Listed as Eliza C. Mahaffey; age 21; born in OH; married at 16; in household of husband, Noah C.
Mahaffey.
3. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Premier; taken 25 Apr 1940; Page 761A;
E D # 24-38; Image 1 of 10; Household #3.
Listed as Eliza Mahaffey; age 32; born in OH; married; 4th grade education; lived in same house on
1 Apr 1935; in household of husband, Noah C. Mahaffey.
4. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certifciate #'57 011797; WV Archives Web Site.
Elizabeth (Eliza written in) Annabell Mahaffey; 49; born 2 Aug 1908 in WV (sic, OH); married;
living at Welch, WV; SS #234-40-6353; daughter of Moose and Amie (Hall) Barlow; died 31 Aug
1957 in Grace Hospital, Welcch, WV; from probable coronary occlusion due to coronary
arterosclerosis with diabetes mellitus; buried 2 Sep 1957 in Iaeger Memorial, Roderfoeld, WV.
5. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 7 Apr 2014.
Eliza A. Mahaffey; born 2 Aug 1908; died 31 Aug 1957; buried here; double headstone photo shown
with husband, Noah C. Mahaffey.


Julius Mahaffey

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Premier; taken 25 Apr 1940; Page 761A;
E D # 24-38; Image 1 of 10; Household #3.
Listed as Julius Mahaffey; age 9; born in WV; 4th grade education; lived in same house on
1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Noah C. Mahaffey.


William Charles Balcoe

1. 1930 Cenus; McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; Thorpe; taken on __Apr 1930; Page 115B; Image 12 of
22; Family #109/114.
Listed as William Balcoe; age 6; born in WV; in household of father, George Balcoe.
2. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Hemphill; E.D. 24-39; taken on 11 May 1940;
Page 7768A; Image 5 of 31; Household #38.
Listed as William Balcoe; age 16; born in WV; 6th grade education; attending school; lived in same
place on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, George Balcoe, Jr.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1944); Page 407; WV Archives Web Site.
William Charles Balcoe; age 22; born at Gary, WV; single; living at Hemphill, WV; married on 11 Aug
1944 at Welch, WV; Lorena Blankenship; age 19; born at Davy, WV; divorced; living at Premier, WV;
with consent of Noah C. Mahaffey, father of Lorena Blankenship.
4. US Public Records; LDS Web Site.
William C. Balcoe; born 17 Jan 1924; living at PO Box 521, Welch, WV; from 1 Jan 1993 to 1 Dec 1999.
5. Social Security Death Index; LDS Web Site.
William C. Balcoe; born 17 Jan 1924; died 4 Sep 1998; last residence WV; SS# 235-28-1320; card
issued in WV.
6. US Veterans Gravesites, ca 1775-2006; Ancestry.com Web Site.
William C. Balcoe; born 17 Jan 1924; died 4 Sep 1998; S(taff) SGT US Army World War II; buried in
Roselawn Memorial Gardens, Princeton, WV.
7. Find AGrave.com Web Site; Roselawn Memorial Gardens, Princeton, Mercer Co, WV; submitted by
David A. Swiger; 28 Feb 2012.
William Charles Balcoe; born 17 Jan 1924; died 4 Sep 1998; buried here; Obit shown.
"WELCH - William Charles Balcoe, 74, of Welch died Sept. 4, 1998, in Bluefield Regional Medical Center.

"He was a retired miner from U.S. Steel, a member of UMW, the 40 & 8, American Legion Post 8, a former member of Welch Lions Club and Moose Lodge 1094, was an Army veteran of World War II and attended Premier Pentecostal Holiness Church.

"Surviving: wife, Lorena Mahaffey Balcoe; son, Darrell E. Balcoe of Welch; daughter, Pat Marino of Ripley, Mary Ann Walker of Anawalt; five grandchildren; five great-grandchildren.

"Service will be 11 a.m. today at Premier Pentecostal Holiness Church with the Rev. Stella Falvo and the Rev. Donnie Farmer officiating. Burial, with military rites, will be in Roselawn Memorial Gardens, Princeton. ..."


Lorena May Mahaffey

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Col WV; Browns Creek District; Premier Mining Village; taken on 12 Apr
1930; Page 237B; Image 14 of 35; Family #104/104.
Listed as Lorena M. Mahaffey; age 4 yrs 8 mons; born in WV; in household of father, Noah C.
Mahaffey.
2. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Premier; taken 25 Apr 1940; Page 761A;
E D # 24-38; Image 1 of 10; Household #3.
Listed as Lorena Mahaffey; age 15; born in WV; 8th grade education; lived in same house on
1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Noah C. Mahaffey.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1941); Page 113; WV Archives Web Site.
Noah Blankenship; age 19; born at Panther, WV; single; living at Premier, WV; married on
7 Jul 1941 at Welch, WV; Lorena May Mahaffey; age 15; born at Diggins (sic, Deegans), WV; single;
living at Premier, WV; by order of Circuit Judge.
4. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1944); Page 407; WV Archives Web Site.
William Charles Balcoe; age 22; born at Gary, WV; single; living at Hemphill, WV; married on 11 Aug
1944 at Welch, WV; Lorena Blankenship; age 19; born at Davy, WV; divorced; living at Premier,
WV; with consent of Noah C. Mahaffey, father of Lorena Blankenship.
5. Social Security Death Index; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Lorena M. Balcoe; born 28 Sep 1925; died 11 Apr 1999; last residence and benefit, Anawalt, WV;
SS# 235-34-8316; card issued in WV before 1951.


Darrell E. Balcoe

1. US Public Records Index; Vol #1; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Darriell E. Balcoe; born 5 Oct 1951; living at PO Box 521, Welch, WV in 1993.
2. Social Security Death Index, Ancestry.com Web Site.
Darrell E. Balcoe; born 5 Oct 1951; died 4 Nov 2005; last residence, Evans, Jackson Co, WV;
card issued in WV in 1966.


Willie C. Strickland

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1938); Page 24; WV Archives Web Site.
Willie C. Strickland; born 28 Oct 1908 at Burnwell, AL; living at Gary, WV; son of J.W. and Ida; married
on 4 Feb 1938 at Welch, WV; Myrtle Phillips; born in 1906 at Gary, WV; living at Gary, WV.


Myrtle L. Blaylock

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1926); Page 98; WV Archives Web Site.
Charles Phillips; age 21; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; miner; living at Gary, WV; son of Will and
Mattie; married on 22 Jun 1926 at Welch, WV; Myrtle Blaylock; age 18; born in McDowell Co, WV;
single; daughter of Sandy and Meda.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1938); Page 24; WV Archives Web Site.
Willie C. Strickland; born 28 Oct 1908 at Burnwell, AL; living at Gary, WV; son of J.W. and Ida; married
on 4 Feb 1938 at Welch, WV; Myrtle Phillips; born in 1906 at Gary, WV; living at Gary, WV.


Samuel "Sandy" Blaylock

1. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #9245; WV Archives Web Site.
Sam Blaylock; age abt 90; born in NC; married; husband of Meda Wilson; living at Gary, WV; retired;
son of unknown parents; died 17 Jul 1931 at Gary, WV; due to chronic myocardities with alcoholism;
buried 18 Jul 1931 at Thorpe, WV; informant, Bob Blaylock, Gary, WV.


Almeda "Meda" Wilson

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkins District; Ream; E.D. 24-5; taken on 23 Apr 1940; Page 98A;
Image 37 of 70; Household #268.
Listed as Almead Blaylock; age 65; born in NC; widow; no education; lived in same place on 1 Apr
1935; head of household.


Andrew Peters

1. 1940 Census, Raleigh Co, WV; Marsh Fork District; Pine Knob; E.D.41-6; taken on 20 Apr 1940;
Page 164B; Image 20 of 25; Household #161.
Listed as Andrew Peters; age 49; born in WV; married; 4th grade education; lived in same house
on 1 Apr 1935; laborer for W.P.A.; head of household.


Icey

1. 1940 Census, Raleigh Co, WV; Marsh Fork District; Pine Knob; E.D.41-6; taken on 20 Apr 1940;
Page 164B; Image 20 of 25; Household #161.
Listed as Icie Peters; age 43; born in WV; married; 4th grade education; lived in same house
on 1 Apr 1935; in household of husband, Andrew Peters.


Esco Peters

1. 1940 Census, Raleigh Co, WV; Marsh Fork District; Pine Knob; E.D.41-6; taken on 20 Apr 1940;
Page 164B; Image 20 of 25; Household #161.
Listed as Esco Peters; age 15; born in WV; 4th grade education; attending school; lived in same
house on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Andrew Peters.


Elsie Peters

1. 1940 Census, Raleigh Co, WV; Marsh Fork District; Pine Knob; E.D.41-6; taken on 20 Apr 1940;
Page 164B; Image 20 of 25; Household #161.
Listed as Elsie Peters; age 5; born in WV; no education; in household of father, Andrew Peters.


Robert Evans

1.1900 Census, Boone Co, WV; Crook District; taken on 14 Jun 1900; Page 156A; Image 14 of 31;
Family #123/123.
Listed as Robert Evans; age 9 mons; born in WV in Aug 1899; in household of father, Andrew C. Evans.
2. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1934); Page 448; WV Archives Web Site.
Robert Evans; age 34; born in Boone Co, WV; living at Cyclone, WV; son of Clayton and Nancy Evans;
was issued a license to marry on 20 Dec 1934 in Wyoming Co, WV; Minnie Blankenship; age 22;
born in Logan Co, WV; living at Cyclone WV; daughter of L.S. and Sarah Blankenship. No return by
minister.
3. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1935); Page 15; WV Archives Web Site.
Robert Evans; age 34; born in Boone Co, WV; living at Cyclone, WV; son of Clayton and Nancy Evans;
married on 24 Mar 1935 at Oceana, WV; Minnie Blankenship; age 21; born in Logan Co, WV; living at
Cyclone WV; daughter of L.S. and Sarah Blankenship.


Minnie Blankenship

1. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Oceana District, taken on 8 Apr 1930, Page 192B, Family #109.
Listed as Minnie Blankenship, age 18, born in WV, in household of father, Lee S. Blankenship.
2. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1934); Page 448; WV Archives Web Site.
Robert Evans; age 34; born in Boone Co, WV; living at Cyclone, WV; son of Clayton and Nancy Evans;
was issued a license to marry on 20 Dec 1934 in Wyoming Co, WV; Minnie Blankenship; age 22;
born in Logan Co, WV; living at Cyclone WV; daughter of L.S. and Sarah Blankenship. No return by
minister.
3. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1935); Page 15; WV Archives Web Site.
Robert Evans; age 34; born in Boone Co, WV; living at Cyclone, WV; son of Clayton and Nancy Evans;
married on 24 Mar 1935 at Oceana, WV; Minnie Blankenship; age 21; born in Logan Co, WV; living at
Cyclone WV; daughter of L.S. and Sarah Blankenship.