McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families and Individuals

Notes


William Franklin "Bill" Birkelbach Jr

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1917); Page 383; WV Archives Web Site.
William F. Birkelbach; age 26; born in Tazewell Co, VA; single; mechanic; living at Cedar Bluff, VA;
son of William and Mollie; married on 28 Feb 1917 at Iaeger, WV; Zoe M. Garner; age 17; born in
McDowell Co, WV; single; daughter of D.C. and Amanda.
2. Tazewell Co, VA; WW I Draft Registration Card #547; 5 Jun 1917; Ancestry.com Web Site.
William Franklin Birkelbach, Jr; age 25; born 30 Jul 1892 at Cedar Bluff, Tazewell Co, VA; employed
by the Norfolk and Western Railroad at Bluefield, WV; living at Indian, VA; married; dependent, wife;
short with medium build; blue eyes and brown hair.
3. 1920 Census, Tazewell Co, VA; Maiden Spring District; Cedar Bluff; taken on 2/3 Jan 1920; Page
197A; Image 3 of 6; Family #27/27.
Listed as William F. Birkelbach, Jr; age 28; born in VA; time keeper for railroad bridge force; head of
household.
4. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate # '60 013891; WV Archives Web Site.
William F. Birkelbach, Jr; born 30 Jul 1892 at Glen Jean, WV (sic?, Tazewell Co, VA?); married;
railroading; living at Iaeger, WV; son of William F. and Mary Belle (Wingo) Birkelbach, Sr; died 31
Oct1960 at Iaeger, WV from a coronary embolism; buried 3 Nov 1960 in Iaeger Memorial Cemetery,
Roderfield, WV; informant, Joe Birkelbach, Bluefield, WV.
5. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
F. Hylton; 25 Jun 2013; headstone photo added by B. Walls.
William Franklin Birkelbach, Jr; born 30 Jul 1892; died 31 Oct 1960; buried here; double headstone photo shown
with wife, Zoe M, Garner Birkelbach. death certificate and marriage license shown.
6. E-mail 10 Mar 2012; Ann Simmons.
"I know four people that definitely were buried in this cemetery and that I did not see listed. I may have missed them in the lists though. At any rate, I hope these names will help you. You certainly have tackled a big project. Thank you for doing that and here at the five that I know of:..."
"...William (Bill) Birkelbach - Do not where or when he was born, but it early in 20th century. He died in early 1960s. He was a long-time resident of Iaeger.
"Zoe (possibly her maiden name was Garner, but am not positive) Birkelbach (wife of Bill Birkelbach) Also born in early 20th century and died probably in early or mid-1960s. Long-time resident of Iaeger, WV..."


Zoe M. Garner

1. "Wyoming Co, WV Heritage", "Clarissa and Amanda Cline" article, page 97.
2. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Sandy River District , Charter Precinct, taken on 8 Jun 1900,
Page 242A, Family #64.
Listed as Zoe Garner, age 3 months, born in WV in Mar 1900, in household of father, David C. Garner.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1917); Page 383; WV Archives Web Site.
William F. Birkelbach; age 26; born in Tazwell Co, VA; single; mechanic; living at Cedar Bluff, VA;
son of William and Mollie; married on 28 Feb 1917 at Iaeger, WV; Zoe M. Garner; age 17; born in
McDowell Co, WV; single; daughter of D.C. and Amanda.
4. 1920 Census, Tazewell Co, VA; Maiden Spring District; Cedar Bluff; taken on 2/3 Jan 1920; Page
197A; Image 3 of 6; Family #27/27.
Listed as Zoe Brikelbach; age 19; born in WV; married; in household of husband, William F.
Birkelbach, Jr.
5. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 24 Feb 2014.
Zoe M. Birkelbach, Jr; born 27 Mar 1900; died 7 mar 1980; buried here; double headstone photo shown
with husband, William F. Birkelbach.
6. E-mail 10 Mar 2012; Ann Simmons.
"I know four people that definitely were buried in this cemetery and that I did not see listed. I may have missed them in the lists though. At any rate, I hope these names will help you. You certainly have tackled a big project. Thank you for doing that and here at the five that I know of:..."
"...William (Bill) Birkelbach - Do not where or when he was born, but it early in 20th century. He died in early 1960s. He was a long-time resident of Iaeger.
"Zoe (possibly her maiden name was Garner, but am not positive) Birkelbach (wife of Bill Birkelbach) Also born in early 20th century and died probably in early or mid-1960s. Long-time resident of Iaeger, WV..."


Mary Birkelbach

1. 1920 Census, Tazewell Co, VA; Maiden Spring District; Cedar Bluff; taken on 2/3 Jan 1920; Page
197A; Image 3 of 6; Family #27/27.
Listed as Mary Brikelbach; age 1; born in WV; in household of father, William F. Birkelbach, Jr.


Mary Belle "Mollie" Wingo

1. 1870 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, Maiden Spring Township, Knob PO, taken on 29 Aug 1870,
Page 297B, Family #528.
Listed as Mary B. Wingo, age 2, born in VA, in household of father, Robert S. Wingo.
2. Mercer Co, WV; Death Certificate #12924; WV Archives Web Site.
Mary B. Birkelbach; age 74 yrs, 3 mons, 12 days; born 17 Jul 1869 at Cedar Bluff, VA; married; wife
of William F. Birkelbach; housewife; living at 917 Bluefield Ave, Bluefield, WV; daughter of R.S. and
Mary (McNeil) Wingo; died 29 Oct 1943 at her home from a cerebral hemorrhage; buried 1 Nov
1943 in Monte Vista park, Bluefield, WV; informant, William F. Bickelbach, Bluefield, WV.


John R. Birkelbach

1. Mercer Co, WV; Death Certificate #12517; WV Archives Web Site.
John R. Birkelbach; age 36 yrs, 7 mons, 12 days; born 29 Jan 1894 at Toms Creek, VA (marked out)
Coeburn, VA (written in); single; employee of N & W RR; living at 917 Bluefield Ave, Bluefield, Mercer
Co, WV (parents' home); son of W. F. and Mollie Belle (Wingo) Birkelbach; died 11 Sep 1894 in St
Lukes Hospital, Bluefield, WV from septic authritis due to septic nephritis; buried 13 Sep 1930 at
Bluefield, WV; informant, William F. Berickelbach, Bluefield, WV.


Howard Bailey

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1950); Page 477; WV Archives Web Site.
Howard Bailey; age 31; born at Hensley, WV; single; living at Bradshaw, WV; married on 16 Jun 1950
at Welch, WV; Ruby Ruth Chaffins; age 19; born at Iaeger, WV; single; living at Bradshaw, WV; with
consent of Clemie Chaffins, mother of Ruby Ruth Chaffins.


Ruby Ruth Chaffin

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Sandy Huff; E.D. 24-57; taken on 1 May 1940;
Page 1115A; Image 65 of 74; Household #549.
Listed as Ruby Chaffins; age 10; born in WV; 1st grade education; attending school; lived in same
place on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Wallace Chaffin.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1950); Page 477; WV Archives Web Site.
Howard Bailey; age 31; born at Hensley, WV; single; living at Bradshaw, WV; married on 16 Jun 1950
at Welch, WV; Ruby Ruth Chaffins; age 19; born at Iaeger, WV; single; living at Bradshaw, WV; with
consent of Clemie Chaffins, mother of Ruby Ruth Chaffins.
3. Social Security Death Index; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Ruby R. Bailey; born 14 Jul 1930; died 11 Aug 1997; last residence, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV;
SS#234-44-7563; card issued in WV before 1951.


Patsy Carol Roberts

1. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
Modfreak; 1 Feb 2015.
Patsy Carol Roberts Caskey; born 15 Apr 1948 in WV; died 19 Dec 2012 in WV; buried here; no grave
marker photo shown.


Angelia Jean Shirley

1. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #"73 019874; WV Archives Web Site via LDS Web Site.
Angelia Jean Shirley; age 1 day; born 20 Dec 1973 and died in Welch Emergency Hospital, Welch,
WV; from congential heart defect; daughter of Vannie and Virginia (Roberts) Shirley; buried 23 Dec
1973 in Mitchell Cemetery, Hensley, WV;


Kevin Dwight Shirley

1. FindAGrave.com; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV.
Kevin Dwight Shirley; born 7 Oct 1979; died 8 Feb 2009; buried here.


Jesse James Rose

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; taken on 15 Apr 1930; Page 259B;
Family #332.
Listed as Jesse J. Rose; age 4 yrs, 9 mons; born in WV; in household of father, James Rose.
2. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Garland; E.D. 24-60; taken on 11 Apr 1940;
Page 1192A; Image 21 of 132; Household #156.
Listed as Jessie Rose; age 15; born in WV; 1 yr HS education; attending school; lived in same place
on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, James F. Rose.
3. "The Heritage if McDowell County, West Virginia 1858 - 1999"; 1999; McDowell Co Historical
Society; "World War II Veterans", Page 58. Republished from "Young American Patriots, 1946,
Richmond, VA, Page 757. Jesse James Rose; Machinist Mate 3rd Class, US Navy; born 7 Apr
1925; entered service 9 Jul 1943 at Great Lakes, IL; served at Okinawa and Pearl harbor; son
of M/M James Rose, Avondale, WV.
4. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1950); Page 42; WV Archives Web Site.
Jesse Rose; age 25; born and living at Avondale, WV; single; married on 3 Jul 1950 at Avondale, WV;
Betsy Polly Chaffins; age 17; born and living at Iaeger, WV; single; with consent of Clemie Chaffins,
mother of Betsy Polly Chaffins.
5. US Public Records Index; LDS Web Site.
Jesse James Rose; born 7 Apr 1925; living at PO Box 106, Roderfield, WV 24881 from 1 Dec 1984 to
1 Jan 2004.
6. Social Security Death Index; LDS Web Site.
Jesse James Rose; born 7 Apr 1925; died in Feb 1990; last residence, WV; SS#236-32-2249; card
issued in WV.


Betsy Polly Chaffin

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Sandy Huff; E.D. 24-57; taken on 1 May 1940;
Page 1115A; Image 65 of 74; Household #549.
Listed as Betsey Chaffins; age 7; born in WV; no education; attending school; lived in same place on
1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Wallace Chaffin.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1950); Page 42; WV Archives Web Site.
Jesse Rose; age 25; born and living at Avondale, WV; single; married on 3 Jul 1950 at Avondale, WV;
Betsy Polly Chaffins; age 17; born and living at Iaeger, WV; single; with consent of Clemie Chaffins,
mother of Betsy Polly Chaffins.


Edgel Harold Dudleson Jr

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1953); Page 173; WV Archives Web Site.
Edgel Harold Dudleson; age 24; born at Davy, WV; single; living at Bradshaw, WV; married on 18 Apr
1953 at Roderfield, WV; Virginia Cynthia Chaffin; age 17; born and living at Iaeger, WV; single; with
consent of Wallace and Clemie Chaffins, parents of Virginia Cynthia Chaffins.


Virginia Cynthia Chaffin

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Sandy Huff; E.D. 24-57; taken on 1 May 1940;
Page 1115A; Image 65 of 74; Household #549.
Listed as Virginia Chaffins; age 5; born in WV; no education; not attending school; lived in same place
on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Wallace Chaffin.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1953); Page 173; WV Archives Web Site.
Edgel Harold Dudleson; age 24; born at Davy, WV; single; living at Bradshaw, WV; married on 18 Apr
1953 at Roderfield, WV; Virginia Cynthia Chaffin; age 17; born and living at Iaeger, WV; single; with
consent of Wallace and Clemie Chaffins, parents of Virginia Cynthia Chaffins.