McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families and Individuals

Notes


Joseph Laurence "Joe" Presley

1. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Adkin District, taken on 17 May 1910, Page 85A, Family #145.
Listed as Joseph Presley, age 5, born in WV, in household of father, William Floyd Presley.
2. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Adkins District, Blackwolf, taken on 7 Jan 1920, Page 243A,
Family #343.
Listed as Joe Presley, age 18, born in WV, boarder, in household of brother-in-law, Charles L.
Dillion.
3. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Adkin District, Blackwolf Precinct, taken on 8/9 Jan 1920,
Page 274A, Family #360.
Listed as Joseph Presley, age 14, born in WV, in household of father, William F. Presley.
(Listed twice in this census)
4. Mercer Co, WV; Marriage Registry; Vol #__(1928); Page 63; WV Archives Web Site.
Joe Presley; age 23; born in WV; single; living at Gary, WV; married on 6 Aug 1928 at Princeton, WV;
Elsie McPherson; age 19; born in VA; single; living at Spanishburg, WV.
5. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; Gary; taken on 7 Apr 1930; Page 24A; Image 21 of
60; Family #187/194.
Listed as Joe L. presley; age 24; born in WV; married at 22; truck driver for coal mine, head of
household.
6, McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #14344; WV Archives Web Site.
Joseph Laurence Presley; age 46; born 3 Sep 1905 at Skygusta, WV; married; mechanic for US
Steel; living at Gary, WV; SS # 235-07-3198; son of William Floyd and Josephine (Gillespie) Presley;
died 8 Nov 1951 in Grace Hospital, Welch, WV from cirrhosis of liver; buried 10 Nov 1951 in Iaeger
Memorial .
7. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
Beverly Aker; 30 Dec 2011; headstone photo added by B. Walls.
Joseph Laurence Presley; born 3 Sep 1905 in Skygusty, WV; died 8 Nov 1951 in Welch, WV; buried here;
headstone photo shown; death certificate posted.


Elsie Densmore McPherson

1. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; taken on 18 May 1900; Page 5A; Family #83/83.
Listed as Elsie McPherson; age 5; born in WV; in household of father, Della A. McPherson.
2. Mercer Co, WV; Marriage Registry; Vol #__(1928); Page 63; WV Archives Web Site.
Joe Presley; age 23; born in WV; single; living at Gary, WV; married on 6 Aug 1928 at Princeton, WV;
Elsie McPherson; age 19; born in VA; single; living at Spanishburg, WV.
3. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; Gary; taken on 7 Apr 1930; Page 24A; Image 21 of
60; Family #187/194.
Listed as Elsie Presley; age 20; born in VA; married at 18; in household of husband, Joseph L.
Presley.
4. Social Security Death Index; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Elsie Presley; born 18 Jun 1906; died in Aug 1986; last residence Roanoke, VA; SS #233-40-6977;
card issued in WV before 1951.


Henry Preston

1. Virginia Marriage, 1785-1940; LDS Web Site.
Henry Preston; age 21; born in 1872 in Guilford Co, NC; single; son of Jonathan and Betsy Jane;
married on 16 Aug 1893 in Bland Co, VA; Catherine J. Willis; age 20; born in 1873 in Giles Co, VA;
single; daughter of Samuel L. and Louemma C.
2. 1910 Census, Mingo Co, WV; Stafford District; Wharncliffe; taken on _____; Page 219A; Image 13 of
27; Family 126/126.
Listed as Henry Preston; age 36; born in NC; married once for 17 yrs; odd jobs laborer; head of
household.
3. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; English; taken on 5/6 Apr 1920; Page 3B; Image
6 of 39; Family #57/57.
Listed as Henry Preston; age 47; born in NC; married; laborer in coal tipple; head of household.
4. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; English; taken on 24 Apr 1930; Page 66A; Image
72 of 89; Family #29/34.
Listed as Henry Preston' age 54; born in NC; married at 18; no occupation; head of household.
5. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #13667; WV Archives Web Site.
Henry Preston; age 72 yrs, 4 mons, 24 days; born 10 Apr 1866 in Gilbert (sic, Guilford) Co, NC;
married; miner; last worked 12 years ago; son of James and Elizabeth (Isom) Preston; died 2 Sep
1938 at English, WV from chronic nephritis due to arterio sclerosis and cerebral thrombosis; buried
4 sep 1938 in Roderfield Cemetery; informant, Katherine Preston, English, WV.
6. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
Kenneth Bowen;11 Jan 2012.
Henry Preston; born 10 Apr 1866; died 2 Sep 1938; buried here; no grave marker photo shown.


Catherine J. Willis

1. Virginia Marriage, 1785-1940; LDS Web Site.
Henry Preston; age 21; born in 1872 in Guilford Co, NC; single; son of Jonathan and Betsy Jane;
married on 16 Aug 1893 in Bland Co, VA; Catherine J. Willis; age 20; born in 1873 in Giles Co, VA;
single; daughter of Samuel L. and Louemma C.
2. 1910 Census, Mingo Co, WV; Stafford District; Wharncliffe; taken on _____; Page 219A; Image 13 of
27; Family 126/126.
Listed as Catherine Preston; age 36; born in VA; married once for 17 yrs; 5 children, all living;
in household of husband, Henry Preston.
3. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; English; taken on 5/6 Apr 1920; Page 3B; Image
6 of 39; Family #57/57.
Listed as Catherine J. Preston; age 46; born in VA; married; in household of husband, Henry
Preston.
4. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; English; taken on 24 Apr 1930; Page 66A;
Image72 of 89; Family #29/34.
Listed as Catherine J. Preston; age 56; born in VA; married at 20; in household of husband, Henry
Preston.
5. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #4790; WV Archives Web Site.
Catherine Preston; age 79 yrs, 4 mons, 6 days; born 17 Sep 1868 in VA; widow; living at English, WV;
daughter of unknown parents; died 23 Jan 1948 in the Welch Emergency Hospital, Welch, WV from
acute heart failure due to cerebral thrombosis; buried on 27 Jan 1948 in Iaeger Memorial,
roderfield, WV; informant, W. M. Warmer, English, WV
6. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
Kenneth Bowen; 11 Jan 2012.
Catherine Preston; born 17 Sep 1868; died 23 Jan 1948; buried here; no grave marker photo shown.


Walter Preston

1. 1910 Census, Mingo Co, WV; Stafford District; Wharncliffe; taken on _____; Page 219A; Image 13 of
27; Family 126/126.
Listed as Walter Preston; age 15; born in WV; in household of father, Henry Preston.


Silas Preston

1. 1910 Census, Mingo Co, WV; Stafford District; Wharncliffe; taken on _____; Page 219A; Image 13 of
27; Family 126/126.
Listed as Silas Preston; age 13; born in WV; in household of father, Henry Preston.


Rosetta M. Preston

1. 1910 Census, Mingo Co, WV; Stafford District; Wharncliffe; taken on _____; Page 219A; Image 13 of
27; Family 126/126.
Listed as Rozetta Preston; age 11; born in WV; in household of father, Henry Preston.
2. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; English; taken on 5/6 Apr 1920; Page 3B; Image
6 of 39; Family #57/57.
Listed as Rosa M. Preston; age 15; born in WV; in household of father, Henry Preston.


Louisa Preston

1. 1910 Census, Mingo Co, WV; Stafford District; Wharncliffe; taken on _____; Page 219A; Image 13 of
27; Family 126/126.
Listed as Louisa Preston; age 5; born in WV; in household of father, Henry Preston
2. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; English; taken on 5/6 Apr 1920; Page 3B; Image
6 of 39; Family #57/57.
Listed as Louisa Preston; age 12; born in WV; in household of father, Henry Preston.


Laticia Preston

1. 1910 Census, Mingo Co, WV; Stafford District; Wharncliffe; taken on _____; Page 219A; Image 13 of
27; Family 126/126.
Listed as Leticia Preston; age 2; born in WV; in household of father, Henry Preston
2. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; English; taken on 5/6 Apr 1920; Page 3B; Image
6 of 39; Family #57/57.
Listed as Lettish L. Preston; age 9; born in WV; in household of father, Henry Preston.


Andrew Prevento Jr

1. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Hemphill; taken on 3 Jan 1920; Page261B;
Image 4 of 30; Family #35/35.
Listed as Andrew Prevento, Jr; age 6; born in WV; in household of father, Andrew Prevento
2. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; taken on 11 Apr 1930; Page 205B; Image
26 of 75; Family #227/292.
Listed as Andrew Prevento; age 16; born in WV; in household of father, Andrew Prevento.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1937); Page 156; WV Archives Web Site.
Andrew Prevento; born 3 Apr 1914 at Mohegan, WV; living at Davy, WV; son of Andy and Mary;
married on 14 Aug 1937 at Welch, WV; Garnett Mullins; born 21 Dec 1916 at Welch, WV; living at
Welch, WV; daughter of Milt and Lula.
4. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Davy; E.D. 24-36; taken on 18 Apr 1940;
Page 726A; Image 11 of 48; Household #95.
Listed as Andrew Prevento; age 26; born in WV; married; 6th grade education; lived in same place
on 1 Apr 1935; machinist for private bakery; head of household.
5. Social Security Death Index; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Andrew Prevento; born 3 Apr 1914; died 6 Aug 1991; SS#232-18-6467; card issued in NC or
WV before 1951.


Garnet Mullins

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; taken on 26 Apr 1930; Page 119A;
Family #573/595.
Listed as Garnet Mullins; age 10; born in WV; in household of father, Milton Mullins
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1937); Page 156; WV Archives Web Site.
Andrew Prevento; born 3 Apr 1914 at Mohegan, WV; living at Davy, WV; son of Andy and Mary;
married on 14 Aug 1937 at Welch, WV; Garnett Mullins; born 21 Dec 1916 at Welch, WV; living at
Welch, WV; daughter of Milt and Lula.
3. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Davy; E.D. 24-36; taken on 18 Apr 1940;
Page 726A; Image 11 of 48; Household #95.
Listed as Garnet Prevento; age 20; born in WV; married; 8th grade education; lived in McDowell
Co, WV on 1 Apr 1935; in household of husband, Andrew Prevento.
4. US Public Records Index; LDS Web Site.
Garnett Workman; born 27 Dec 1919; living at 2848 Harmon School Road, Princeton, WV 24740
from 13 Jul 2001 thru 1 Jun 2002.


Joseph Eugene Prevento

1. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #3109; WV Archives Web Site.
Joseph Eugene Prevento; age 1 yr, 3 mons, 3 days; born at Davy, WV; son of Andrew and Garnet
(Mullins) Prevento; died 25 Feb 1946 at Davy, WV from pneumonia; buried 27 Feb 1946 in Iaeger
Memorial, Roderfield, WV; informant, Nancy Prevento, Davy, WV.
2. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 22 Dec 2013.
Joseph Eugene Prevento; born in 1944; died in 1946; buried here; headstone photo shown;
"A LITTLE BUD OF LOVE".


Andrew "Andy" aka Enrico Pavanta Prevento Sr

1. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Hemphill; taken on 3 Jan 1920; Page261B;
Image 4 of 30; Family #35/35.
Listed as Andrew Porento; age 39; born in Italy; married; alien; immigranted to USA in 1908; coal
miner; head of household.
2. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; taken on 11 Apr 1930; Page 205B; Image
26 of 75; Family #227/292.
Listed as Andy Prevento; age 48; born in Italy; married at 25; coal loader in mines; head of household.
3. West Virginia, Wills and Probate Records, 1724-1985; McDowell Co, WV; Book 9; Pages 45,46,and 47;
Images 371, 372 and 373 of 628.
Will dated 12 Sep 1957 names children
3. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #'59 001987; WV Archives Web Site.
Andrew Prevento; age 77; born 27 Dec 1882 in Italy; widowed; living at Davy, WV; retired miner; son of
unknown parents; died 30 Jan 1959 in Grace Hospital, Welch, WV from myocardial infatction with
ruptured heart, due to coronary atherosclerosis; buried 1 Feb 1959 in Iaeger Memorial Cemetery,
Roderfield, WV;
4. FindAGrave.com; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 25 Jul 2014.
Andrew Pavanta; born 27 Dec 1882; died 30 Jan 1959; buried here; headstone photo shown
Memorial #133325387; duplicate of #64530906.
5. FindAGrave.com; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
Kenneth Bowen; 22 Jan 2011.
Andrew Prevento; born 27 Dec 1882 in Italy; died 30 Jan 1959 in Welch, WV; buried here; no grave
marker phot shown; Memorial #64530906 duplicate of #133325387.


Mary Augustina Angarano

1. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Hemphill; taken on 3 Jan 1920; Page261B;
Image 4 of 30; Family #35/35.
Listed as Augusta Prevento; age 32; born in Italy; married; alien; immigranted to USA in 1908; in
household of husband, Andrew Prevento.
2. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; taken on 11 Apr 1930; Page 205B; Image
26 of 75; Family #227/292.
Listed as Mary Prevento; age 43; born in Italy; married at 22; in household of husband, Andrew
Prevento.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #6595; WV Archives Web Site.
Mrs. Mary Prevento; age 44 yrs, 11 mons, 26 days; born 11 May 1887 in Italy; married; housewife;
living at Davy, WV; daughter of Andrew and Cathrine (Martinich) Angarano; died 7 May 1932 in
Grace Hospital, Welch, WV from "exhaustion following oeration" performed on 5 May 1932 for gall
stones obstruction in common duct; buried 9 May 1932 at Thorpe, WV; informant, Enrico Prevento,
Davy, WV.
4. FindAGrave.com; Thorpe Cemetery, Thorpe, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
RobMinteers; 2 Jan 2013; headstone photo added by Cemetery Lookers.
Mary Agostina Preventu; born in 1887; died 7 May 1932; buried here; grave marker photo shown;
BELOVED MOTHER"; death certificate posted.


Bernard Prevento

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; taken on 11 Apr 1930; Page 205B; Image
26 of 75; Family #227/292.
Listed as Bernard Prevento; age 13; born in WV; in household of father, Andrew Prevento.


Louis Prevento

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; taken on 11 Apr 1930; Page 205B; Image
26 of 75; Family #227/292.
Listed as Louie Prevento; age 9; born in WV; in household of father, Andrew Prevento.
2. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Mohegan; E.D. 24-37; taken on 4 Apr 1940; Page 746A;
Image 5 of 35; Household #39.
Listed as Louie Prevento; age 19; born in WV; 6th grade education; lived in same place on 1 Apr 1935; mechanic's
helper; in household of brother, George A. Prevento.
3. Mingo Co, WV; Death Certificate #8191; WV Archives Web Site.
Louie Prevento; age 21 yrs, 11 mons, 11 days; born 20 Jun 1920 at Mohegan, WV; single; living at
Davy, WV; son of Andy and _____ Prevento; died 1 jun 1941 in Williamson Memorial, Williamson,
WV from typhoid fever; buried 1 Jun 1941 at Gary, WV.
4. FindAGrave.com; Thorpe Cemetery, Thorpe, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
RobMinteers; 2 Jan 2013; headstone photo added by Cemetery Lookers.
Lois Prevento; born unknown; died 1 Jun 1941; buried here; headstone phone shown; "AGE 21"'
death certificate posted.


Eugene Prevento

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; taken on 11 Apr 1930; Page 205B; Image
26 of 75; Family #227/292.
Listed as Eugine Prevento; age 6; born in WV; in household of father, Andrew Prevento.


Augusta "Pete" Prevento

1. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Hemphill; taken on 3 Jan 1920; Page261B;
Image 4 of 30; Family #35/35.
Listed as Augusta Prevento; age 7; born in WV; in household of father, Andrew Prevento
2. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; taken on 11 Apr 1930; Page 205B; Image
26 of 75; Family #227/292.
Listed as August Prevento; age 17; born in WV; in household of father, Andrew Prevento.


Georgia Cunningham

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; Jenkinjones; taken on 10 Apr 1930; Page 174A;
Image 13 of 31; Family #122/123.
Listed as Georgia Cunningham; age 14; born in WV; in household of father, Thomas Cunningham.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1937); Page 149; WV Archives Web Site.
Pete Prevento; age 24; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; living at Davy, WV; son of Andy and Mary;
married on 28 Jan 1937 at Welch, WV; Georgia Cummingham; age 21; born in McDowell Co, WV;
single; living at Welch, WV; daughter of Thomas and Alice.


Enrico Prevento

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; taken on 11 Apr 1930; Page 205B; Image
26 of 75; Family #227/292.
Listed as Anrico Prevento; age 2; born in WV; in household of father, Andrew Prevento
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1950); Page 142; WV Archives Web Site.
Enrico Prevento; age 22; born at Mohegan, WV; single; living at Davy, WV; married on 5 Aug 1950 at
Davy, WV; Mary Margaret Morgan; age 16; born at Welch, WV; single; living at Davy, WV; with consent
of Alice Morgan, mother of Mary Margaret Morgan.


Mary Margaret Morgan

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1950); Page 142; WV Archives Web Site.
Enrico Prevento; age 22; born at Mohegan, WV; single; living at Davy, WV; married on 5 Aug 1950 at
Davy, WV; Mary Margaret Morgan; age 16; born at Welch, WV; single; living at Davy, WV; with consent
of Alice Morgan, mother of Mary Margaret Morgan.


Stephen Enrico Prevento

1. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #8867; WV Archives Web Site.
Stephen Enrico Prevento; day; born 26 Jun 1951 in Welch, WV; died 27 Jun 1951 in Grace Hospital, Welch,
WV; infant son of Enrico and Mary Margaret (Morgan) Prevento; due to cerebral hemorrhage; birth injury;
buried 28 Jun 1951 at Roderfield, WV.
2. FindAGrave.com; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
Larry E. Smith; 19 Apr 2017.
Stephen Enrico Prevento; born 25 Jun 1951 in Welch, WV; died 27 Jun 1951 in Grace Hospital, Welch,
WV; buried here; no grave marker photo shown.


McKinley Fink

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1935); Page 21; WV Archives Web Site.
McKendly Fink; age 22; born in Wise Co, VA; single; miner; living at Mohegan, WV; son of William and
Isabella; married on 15 Jul 1935 at Welch, WV; Angeline Prevento; age 18; born in McDowell Co, WV;
living at Mohegan, WV; daughter of Andy and Mary.
2. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Mohegan; E.D. 24-37; taken on 4 Apr 1940; Page 746A;
Image 5 of 35; Household #40.
Listed as McKinley Fink; age 26; born in VA; married; 1 yr HS education; lived in same place on 1 Apr 1935;
loader in coal mine; head of household.


Angeline Prevento

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; taken on 11 Apr 1930; Page 205B; Image
26 of 75; Family #227/292.
Listed as Angeline Prevento; age 12; born in WV; in household of father, Andrew Prevento.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1935); Page 21; WV Archives Web Site.
McKendly Fink; age 22; born in Wise Co, VA; single; miner; living at Mohegan, WV; son of William and
Isabella; married on 15 Jul 1935 at Welch, WV; Angeline Prevento; age 18; born in McDowell Co, WV;
living at Mohegan, WV; daughter of Andy and Mary.
3. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Mohegan; E.D. 24-37; taken on 4 Apr 1940; Page 746A;
Image 5 of 35; Household #40.
Listed as Angeline Fink; age 21; born in WV; married; 1 yr HS education; lived in same place on 1 Apr 1935;
in household of husband, McKinley Fink.


Frances Fink

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Mohegan; E.D. 24-37; taken on 4 Apr 1940; Page 746A;
Image 5 of 35; Household #40.
Listed as Frances Fink; age 3; born in WV; in household of father, McKinley Fink.


Donald Gene Fink

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Mohegan; E.D. 24-37; taken on 4 Apr 1940; Page 746A;
Image 5 of 35; Household #40.
Listed as Donal Jene Fink; age 2; born in WV; in household of father, McKinley Fink.


Robert Lee Fink

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Mohegan; E.D. 24-37; taken on 4 Apr 1940; Page 746A;
Image 5 of 35; Household #40.
Listed as Robert Lee Fink; age 3 mons; born in WV; in household of father, McKinley Fink.