McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families and Individuals

Notes


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.


James R. Alley

1. 1910 Census, Carroll Co, VA; Sulphur Springs District; taken on 9 May 1910; Page 226A; Image 33 of 35;
Family #283/283.
Listed as James R. Alley; age 2; born in VA; in household of father, David M. Alley.
2. 1920 Census, Wythe Co, VA; Laed Mine district; taken on 2 Jan 1920; Page 87B; Image 4 of 36; Family #29/30.
Listed as James R. Alley; age 11; born in VA; in household of father, David M. Alley.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1952); Page 345; WV Archives Web Site.
James Alley; age 44; born in Austinville, VA; divorced; living at Capels, WV; married on 18 Mar 1952
at Welch, Nancy Prevento; age 41; born at Mohegan, WV; single; living at Davy, WV.


Nancy 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 Nancy Prevento; age 10; 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 Nancy Prevento; age 19; born in WV; single; in household of father, Andrew Prevento
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1952); Page 345; WV Archives Web Site.
James Alley; age 44; born in Austinville, VA; divorced; living at Capels, WV; married on 18 Mar 1952
at Welch, Nancy Prevento; age 41; born at Mohegan, WV; single; living at Davy, WV.
4. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #'72 004342; WV Archives Web Site via LDS Web Site.
Nancy Alley; age 61; born 31 Jul 1910 in WV; married; wife of James R. Alley; SS# 234-44-7995;
living at Davy, WV; daughter of Andy and Augustine (Ingram) Prevento; died from shock due to a
cerebral vascular accident; buried 9 Mar 1972 in Iaeger Memorial; Roderfield, WV.
5. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls 9 Mar 2014.
Nancy P. Alley; born 31 Jul 1910; died 6 Mar 1972; buried here; headstone shown.


George Albert 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 Albert Prevento; age 8; 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 Albert Prevento; age 18; born in WV; single; in household of father, Andrew Prevento.
3, McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1935); Page 159; WV Archives Web Site.
George Prevento; age 22; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; works for bottleing company; living at
Welch, WV; son of Andy and Mary; married on 2 Dec 1935 at Davy, WV; Margaret Jeffers; age 23;
born in Bell Co, KY; single; living at Welch, WV; daughter of Bill and Pearl.
4. 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 George Prevento; age 27; born in WV; married; 4th grade education; lived in same place
on 1 Apr 1935; tipple man in coal mine; head of household.
5. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Website.
"Name: Albert George Prevento [Albert G Prevento]
Gender: Male
Race: White
Birth Date: 6 Oct 1911
Birth Place: Mohegan, West Virginia [Mohegan|]
Death Date: 15 Nov 2006
Claim Date: 12 Sep 1973
Father:
Andy Prevento
Mother:
Mary Angiroma
SSN: 233121298
Citizenship or Alien Status: U.S. citizen.
Type of Claim: Duplicate request; evidence of identity only submitted.
Notes: 02 Mar 1988: Name listed as ALBERT GEORGE PREVENTO;
12 Sep 1973: Name listed as ALBERT G PREVENTO"


Margaret Jeffries

1, McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1935); Page 159; WV Archives Web Site.
George Prevento; age 22; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; works for bottleing company; living at Welch, WV;
son of Andy and Mary; married on 2 Dec 1935 at Davy, WV; Margaret Jeffers; age 23; born in Bell Co, KY; single;
living at Welch, WV; daughter of Bill and Pearl.
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 Margaret Prevento; age 20; born in KY; married; 5th grade education; lived in same place on 1 Apr 1935;
in household of husband, George A. Prevento.


Billy Gene Prevento

1. McDowell; Co, WV; Death Certificate #6041; WV Archives Web Site.
Billy Gene Prevento; age 3 mons, 1 day; born 16 Dec 1936 in Mohegan, WV; living at Mohegan, WV;
infant son of George and Margaret (Jefferies) Prevento; died 17 Mar 1937 at Mohegan, WV due to
lobar pneumonia; buried 19 Mar 1937 at Mohegan, WV; informant, George Prevento, Mohegan, WV.
(George was born in Mohegan, WV; his wife, Margaret, was born in Middlesboro, KY.)


Richard Lee Stroupe Sr

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1958); Page 456; WV Archives Web Site.
Richard Lee Stroupe; age 21; born at Havaco, WV; single; living at Premier, WV; married on 25 Oct
1958 at Havaco, WV; Bonnie Sue Prevento; age 19; born and living at Mohegan, WV.
2. Fanning Funeral Home; Iaeger, WV; Posted Obit.
"Richard Lee Stroupe Sr, 82, of Havaco WV made his peaceful journey home on Wednesday, June 5, 2019 at the Bowers Hospice House in Beckley WV. Born April 27, 1937 in Havaco WV, he was the son of the late Claude Everette Stroupe Sr and Ruby Hale Stroupe. Richard proudly served his country in the U.S. Navy aboard the USS Conway DDE 507. He was a veteran of the Korean Conflict. He was a member of the American Legion Post 8 Welch. He was honored with a pinning ceremony in recognition of his Naval service while at the Bowers Hospice House.He retired from Flav-o-rich Dairies after 32 years of service. He was a proud family man first and an avid outdoorsman. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, and gardening.In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his only brother Claude “Pookie” Stroupe Jr; grandson Ian Patrick Stroupe, daughter-in-law Darlita Stroupe, nieces Selena and Amanda Stroupe, father-and-mother in law George and Margaret Prevento. On the day of his passing, he was accompanied on his journey by his great grandson Logan Matthew Kidd.He is survived by the love of his life, his wife of sixty years Bonnie Sue (Prevento) Stroupe, sons, Richard Stroupe Jr of Gary WV, David (Vicki) Stroupe of Havaco WV, Steven (Lya) Stroupe of Morgantown WV, daughters, Susan (Buddy) Cleary of Havaco WV, Rhonda Cochran of Princeton, WV, Tammy (David) Grubb of Welch WV, Shannon (Chris) Pendry of Havaco WV, grandchildren, Amy Chinsolo, Brandi Stroupe, David Stroupe Jr, Brandon and Kamryn Grubb and Joshua Cochran. Great grandchildren, Haley Kidd, Aaron and Emily Pendry, Steven and Bryson Cox, Avan Potter, David III(DW) and Chloe Stroupe.Funeral Services will be conducted Saturday, June 8, 2019 at 12 noon from the Fanning Funeral Home Chapel in Welch with Pastor Dean Hatfield officiating, burial will follow at Woodlawn Memorial Park in Bluewell WV; where Military Graveside Rights will be conducted by V.F.W Post 1144 of Iaeger WV..."


Bonnie Sue Prevento

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 #39.
Listed as Bonnie Sue Prevento; age 10 mons; born in WV; in household of husband, George A. Prevento.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1958); Page 456; WV Archives Web Site.
Richard Lee Stroupe; age 21; born at Havaco, WV; single; living at Premier, WV; married on 25 Oct
1958 at Havaco, WV; Bonnie Sue Prevento; age 19; born and living at Mohegan, WV.


Ted Lloyd Bunting

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Asco; E.D. 24-35; taken on 23 Apr 1940;
Page 709; Image 35 of 57; Household #269.
Listed as Ted Lloyd Bunting; age 1; born in WV; in household of father, Delbert Bunting.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1967); Page 281; WV Archives Web Site.
Ted Lloyd Bunting; age 28; born 15 Dec 1938 at Asco, WV; single; living at Davy, WV; son of Delbert
and Grace (Perdue) Bunting; married on 11 Mar 1967 at the Baptist Church, Davy, WV; Patricia Sue
Prevento; age 17; born 3 Aug 1949 at Welch, WV; single; living at Davy; daughter of Melvin and Thelma
(Jackson) Prevento.


Patricia Sue Prevento

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1967); Page 281; WV Archives Web Site.
Ted Lloyd Bunting; age 28; born 15 Dec 1938 at Asco, WV; single; living at Davy, WV; son of Delbert
and Grace (Perdue) Bunting; married on 11 Mar 1967 at the Baptist Church, Davy, WV; Patricia Sue
Prevento; age 17; born 3 Aug 1949 at Welch, WV; single; living at Davy; daughter of Melvin and Thelma
(Jackson) Prevento.


Delbert L. Bunting

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Asco; E.D. 24-35; taken on 23 Apr 1940;
Page 709; Image 35 of 57; Household #269.
Listed as Delbert Bunting; age 35; born in WV; married; 3rd grade education; lived in same house
on 1 Apr 1935; machine cutter in coal mine; head of household.


Grace Mae Perdue

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Asco; E.D. 24-35; taken on 23 Apr 1940;
Page 709; Image 35 of 57; Household #269.
Listed as Grace Bunting; age 34; born in WV; married; 8th grade education; lived in same house
on 1 Apr 1935; in household of husband, Delbert Bunting.


Donald Bunting

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Asco; E.D. 24-35; taken on 23 Apr 1940;
Page 709; Image 35 of 57; Household #269.
Listed as Donald Bunting; age 8; born in WV; no education; attending school; lived in same house
on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Delbert Bunting.


Charles R. Bunting

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Asco; E.D. 24-35; taken on 23 Apr 1940;
Page 709; Image 35 of 57; Household #269.
Listed as Charles R. Bunting; age 5; born in WV; no education; not attending school; lived in same house
on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Delbert Bunting.


Shirley Fern Bunting

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Asco; E.D. 24-35; taken on 23 Apr 1940;
Page 709; Image 35 of 57; Household #269.
Listed as Shirley Fern Bunting; age 4; born in WV; in household of father, Delbert Bunting.


William Ellis Riggs Jr

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Premier; taken 6 Apr 1940; Page 784B;
E D # 24-40; Image 8 of 36; Household #42.
Listed as William Riggs; age 9 mons; born in WV; no education; in household of uncle, William R.
Lawson.
2. Russell Co, VA; Marriage License #12341; Ancestry.com Web Site.
William Ellis Riggs; age 21; born in Welch, WV; single; living at Davy, WV; son of Ellias and Juanita
(Dillon) Riggs; married on 31 may 1960 in Lebanon, VA; Elsie Elizabeth Fraysier; age 18; born in
Marytown, WV; single; student; living at Davy, WV; daughter of Oral and Clara (Sullins) Fraysier.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1969); Page 312; WV Archives Web Site.
William Ellis Riggs; age 29; born 28 Feb 1939 at Welch, WV; living at Roderfield, WV; son of Ellis and
Juanita (Dillon) Riggs; married on 7 Mar 1969 at Big Sandy, WV; Glenna Geraldine Prevento; age 17;
born 11 Jan 1952 at Welch, WV; single; living at Davy, WV; daughter of Melvin and Thelma
(Jackson) Prevento.
4. Douglas Mortuary; Welch, WV; Posted Obit.
"William Ellis (Bill) Riggs, 82, of Premier passed away on Friday, September 10, 2021 at Welch Community Hospital.
Born June 30, 1939, he was the son of the late William Ellis Riggs, Sr. and Juanita Riggs. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by son, Jimmy Joe Riggs, a granddaughter, Leighanna Nicole Beverly, a great grandson, Mason Conner Duggins, two brothers, Sammy Joe Riggs and Jack Riggs, and a sister, Betty Mere.
Those left to cherish his memories are his four sons: Billy Wayne Riggs, Eric Riggs and wife Karen, Joseph Riggs, and Michael Sink and wife Karin; five daughters: Genna Beverly and husband Allen, Kim Bishop and husband David, Sherry Ford and husband Steve, Jackie Everson and husband Richard, Kristie Quattrone and husband Philip, and a step-daughter, Teresa Mason; Twenty-three grandchildren; Ashley Duarte and Victor Duarte, Leon Bishop and Amanda Bishop, Beth Bishop and David Heath, Gracie Bishop and Jamari Perry, Michael Mitchell, Stephen Ford and Elizabeth Ford, Alyssa Green and Travis Green, Kaylynn Ford, Kimberlyn Ford, Kayla Craven, Eric Riggs, Jacob Riggs, Anthony Hale and Brittany Hale, Matthew Hale and Ashley Hale, Tennison Hunt, Rachele Quattrone, Dante Quattrone, Jackson Quattrone, William Jimmy Joe (J.J.) Riggs, Elena Riggs, Lestat Sink, Lillian Sink and Luisa Sink; Twenty great grandchildren: Alex and Savanna Hutchens, Branson Duggins, Kenley, Kyla and Karsyn Duarte, Brooklyn Collins and Dakota Collins, Abigail Bishop, Mckinnley and Samuel Haward, Jaylen and Jaycieon Perry, Greyson and Emberliegh Ford, Layla and L.C. Craven, Mason Riggs, Brooklyn, Hunter and Rory Hale; and a brother, Bobby Riggs and wife Janice.
He had the biggest heart of any man and he will be sadly missed by all who knew and loved him.
Avery special thank you to his extended family and friends at Golden Harvest and Welch Community Hospital for the love and kindness you showed our loved one, and the ICU staff for the care and courtesy you showed the family during his last days.
Due to COVID-19, there will be no services. A memorial in his honor will be held at a later date.
The Douglas Mortuary of Welch is serving the family. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.douglasmortuary.com"


Glenna Geraldine Prevento

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1969); Page 312; WV Archives Web Site.
William Ellis Riggs; age 29; born 28 Feb 1939 at Welch, WV; living at Roderfield, WV; son of Ellis and
Juanita (Dillon) Riggs; married on 7 Mar 1969 at Big Sandy, WV; Glenna Geraldine Prevento; age 17;
born 11 Jan 1952 at Welch, WV; single; living at Davy, WV; daughter of Melvin and Thelma (Jackson)
Prevento.