McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families

Notes


William McKinley Sizemore

1. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; taken on 8 Jun 1900; Page 124A; Image
10 of 52; Family #82/84.
Listed as William Cisemore; age 10; born in WV in 1890; in household of mother, Jane Sizemore.
2. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Center District; taken on 5 May 1910; Page 225A; Image 23 of
43; Family 202/206.
Listed as William Sizemore; age 18; born in WV; in household of mother, Jane Sizemore.
3. Wyoming Co, WV; WW I Draft Registration Card #549; 5 Jun 1917; Ancestry.com Web Site.
William Sizemore; age 29; born 28 Mar 1888 at Pineville, WV; farmer; living at Woosley, WV;
married; dependent wife; medium height and build; brown eyes and dark hair.
4. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1914); Page 45; WV Archives Web Site.
W. M. Sizemore; age 22; born in Wyoming Co, WV; miner; single; living at Marytown, WV; son of
Marion and Jane; married on 18 Feb 1914 at Marytown, WV; Etta Swim; age 21; born in Smyth
Co, VA; single; daughter of Joe and Dara.
5. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Davy; taken on 12 Jan 1920; Page 243B;
Image 32 of 37; Family #325/328.
Listed as Bill Sizemore; age 34; born in WV; married; coal miner; head of household.
6. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; taken 16 Apr 1930; Page 75A; Image 21
of 47; Family #184/189.
Listed as William Sizemore; age 38; born in WV; married at 22; tipple man for coal mine; head of
household.
7. McDowell Co, WV; WW II Draft Registration Card # U-2697; 27 Apr 1942; Ancestry.com Web
Site.
William McKinley Sizemore; age 55; born 28 Mar 1888 in Wyoming Co, WV' living at Asco, WV;
employed by Atlantic Smokeless Coal Co, Asco, WV; person who will always know address, Mrs
Etta Sizemore; 5'10" tall; 130 lbs; blue eyes; brown hair; light complexion.
8. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #7051; WV Archives Web Site.
William McKinley Sizemore; age 66; born 28 Mar 1888 in Wyoming Co, WV; married; miner; living
at Davy, WV; son of unknown parents; died 14 Jun 1954 at Davy, WV from a coronary occlusion;
buried 16 Jun 1954 in Iaeger memorial; informant, Etta Sizemore, wife.
9. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 2 Aug 2014.
William M. Sizemore; born 28 Mar 1888; died 14 Jun 1954; buried here; double headstone photo
shown with wife, Sarah Etta Swim Sizemore.


Sarah Etta Swimm

1. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Marytown; taken on 23 Apr 1910;
Page 194A; Image 5 of 33; Family #182/192.
Listed as Etta Swim; age 17; born in VA; in household of father, Joseph Swim.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1914); Page 45; WV Archives Web Site.
W. M. Sizemore; age 22; born in Wyoming Co, WV; miner; single; living at Marytown, WV; son of
Marion and Jane; married on 18 Feb 1914 at Marytown, WV; Etta Swim; age 21; born in Smyth
Co, VA; single; daughter of Joe and Dara.
3. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Davy; taken on 12 Jan 1920; Page 243B;
Image 32 of 37; Family #325/328.
Listed as Ettie Sizemore; age 26; born in VA; married; in household of husband, William M. Sizemore.
4. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; taken 16 Apr 1930; Page 75A; Image 21
of 47; Family #184/189.
Listed as Etta Sizemore; age 35; born in WV; married at 19; in household of husband, William M.
Sizemore.
5. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 2 Aug 2014.
Etta Sizemore; born 28 Mar 1893; died 22 Dec 1971; buried here; double headstone photo shown
with husband, William M. Sizemore; "AT REST".


Helen R. Sizemore

1. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Davy; taken on 12 Jan 1920; Page 243B;
Image 32 of 37; Family #325/328.
Listed as Hellen R. Sizemore; age 1 yr, 8 mons; born in WV; in household of father, William M.
Sizemore.
2. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; taken 16 Apr 1930; Page 75A; Image 21
of 47; Family #184/189.
Listed as Hellen Sizemore; age 12; born in WV; in household of father, William M. Sizemore.
3. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
Kenneth Bowen; 15 Jul 2010.
Helen Sizemore; born 18 Apr 1918 at Asco, WV; died 8 Nov 1983 at Davy, WV; buried here; no
grave marker photo shown; "IN GOD WE TRUST".
"She was the daughter of William M. Sizemore and Sarah Etta Swaine Sizemore. She was a member of the Davy First Church of God, and was a cook for the Council of the Southern Mountains.
The Rev. Claude Oliver officiated from the First Church of God in Davy. "


William Conn Lane Sr

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1917); Page 159; WV Archives Web Site.
W.C. Lane; age 27; born in Chatanooga, TN; single; store manager; living at Havaco, WV; son of
J.R. and Laura M; was issued a license to marry on 26 May 1917 in McDowell Co, WV; no return
by a minister; Minnie Marshall; age 18; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; daughter of W.L. and Mrs,
W.L.
2. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Davy; taken on 10 Apr 1930; Page 87A;
Image 44 of 47; Family #52/89.
Listed as William C. Lane; age 40; born in TN; married at 27; salesman for hardware store; head of
household.
3. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Davy; E.D.24-35; taken on 8 Apr 1940; Page 685B;
Image 9 of 57; Household #79.
Listed as William C. Lane; age 50; born in TN; married; 2 yrs HS education; lived in same house on 1
Apr 1935; retail hardware store manager; head of household.
4. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #'60 005502; WV Archives Web Site.
William Conn Lane, Sr; age 70; born 7 Nov 1889 in Chattanooga, TN; widowed; living at Endwell. WV;
cashier for coal company; served in WW I; SS# 235-01-9945; son of James and Laura (Flannery) Lane;
died 12 Apr 1960 at Endwell, WV; due to coronary thrombosis; buried 16 Feb (sic, Apr) 1960 in Iaeger
Memorial, Roderfield, WV; informant, W.C. Lane, Jr; Welch, WV.
5. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 18 Dec 1918.
Rev. W.C. Lane; born in 1889; die in 1960; buried here; double headstone photo shown with wife
Minnie M. Lane


Minnie Maretta "Patsy" Marshall

1. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Northfork District; taken on 25 Jun 1900; Page 232A; Image 48 of 60;
Family #524/614.
Listed as Minnie Marshall; age 1; born in Feb 1899; in household of father, William L. Marshall.
2. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Northfork District; Roanoke; taken on 11 May 1910; Page 32A; Image
5 of 39; Family #40/44.
Listed as Minnie M. Marshall; age 11; born in WV; in household of father, William L. Marshall.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1917); Page 159; WV Archives Web Site.
W.C. Lane; age 27; born in Chatanooga, TN; single; store manager; living at Havaco, WV; son of
J.R. and Laura M; was issued a license to marry on 26 May 1917 in McDowell Co, WV; no return
by a minister; Minnie Marshall; age 18; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; daughter of W.L. and Mrs,
W.L.
4. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Davy; taken on 10 Apr 1930; Page 87A;
Image 44 of 47; Family #52/89.
Listed as Minnie M. Lane; age 30; born in WV; married at 18; in household of husband, William C.
Lane.
5. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Davy; E.D.24-35; taken on 8 Apr 1940; Page 685B;
Image 9 of 57; Household #79.
Listed as Minnie M. Lane; age 41; born in WV; married; 2 yrs HS education; lived in same house on 1
Apr 1935; in household of husband, William C. Lane, Sr.
6. Mercer Co, WV; Death Certificate #'5903676; WV Archives Web Site.
Minnie Maretta Lane, born 7 Feb 1900 (sic?, 1899?) in Simmons, WV; married; living at Endwell, WV;
daughter of Will and Kate (Beck) Marshall; died 17 Mar 1959 in Bluefield Sanitarium, Bluefield, WV;
due to peritonitis, due to diverticulum of sigmonid; buried 20 Mar 1959 in Iaeger Memorial, Roderfield,
WV; informant, William Conn Lane, Jr; Welch, WV.
7. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 18 Dec 1918.
Minnie M. Lane; born in 1899; died in 1959; buried here; double headstone photo shown with husband;
William C. Lane.


Beverly Jean Lane

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Davy; taken on 10 Apr 1930; Page 87A;
Image 44 of 47; Family #52/89.
Listed as Beverly J. Lane; age 2; born in WV; in household of father, William C. Lane.
2. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Davy; E.D.24-35; taken on 8 Apr 1940; Page 685B;
Image 9 of 57; Household #79.
Listed as Beverly Jean Lane; age 12; born in WV; 6th grade education; attending school; lived in same house
on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, William C. Lane, Sr.


Patsy Ruth Lane

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Davy; E.D.24-35; taken on 8 Apr 1940; Page 685B;
Image 9 of 57; Household #79.
Listed as Patsy Ruth Lane; age 8; born in WV; 2nd grade education; attending school; lived in same house
on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, William C. Lane, Sr.


William Conn Lane Jr

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Davy; E.D.24-35; taken on 8 Apr 1940; Page 685B;
Image 9 of 57; Household #79.
Listed as William C. Lane, Jr; age 6; born in WV; no education; attending school; lived in same house
on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, William C. Lane, Sr.


James M. Lane

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Davy; E.D.24-35; taken on 8 Apr 1940; Page
685B; Image 9 of 57; Household #79.
Listed as James M. Lane; age 3; born in WV; in household of father, William C. Lane, Sr.


Joseph Swimm

1. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Marytown; taken on 23 Apr 1910;
Page 194A; Image 5 of 33; Family #182/192.
Listed as Joe Swim; age 40; born in NC; widowed; coal miner; head of household.


Maude Swimm

1. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Marytown; taken on 23 Apr 1910;
Page 194A; Image 5 of 33; Family #182/192.
Listed as Maude Swim; age 15; born in VA; in household of father, Joseph Swim.


Estill Swimm

1. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Marytown; taken on 23 Apr 1910;
Page 194A; Image 5 of 33; Family #182/192.
Listed as Estel Swim; age 8; born in VA; in household of father, Joseph Swim.


Bune Swimm

1. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Marytown; taken on 23 Apr 1910;
Page 194A; Image 5 of 33; Family #182/192.
Listed as Bune Swim; age 5; born in VA; in household of father, Joseph Swim.


Laura Katheryn Lane

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Davy; taken on 10 Apr 1930; Page 87A;
Image 44 of 47; Family #52/89.
Listed as Laura K. Lane; age 5; born in WV; in household of father, William C. Lane.
2. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Davy; E.D.24-35; taken on 8 Apr 1940; Page 685B;
Image 9 of 57; Household #79.
Listed as Laura Katherine Lane; age 15; born in WV; 9th grade education; attending school; lived in same
house on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, William C. Lane, Sr.
3. Mercer Co, WV; Death Registry; Vol # 11 (1967); Page 40; WV Archives Web Site.
Laura Katheryn Sizemore; age 42; born 8 Sep 1924 at Davy, WV; married; living at Bishop,
McDowell Co, WV; housewife; daughter of William Conn and Minnie (Marshall) Lane; died 25 Jan
1967 in the Bluefield Sanitarium Hospital, Bluefield, WV; from carcinomatosis, site undetermined;
buried 27 Jan 1967 in Iaeger Memorial, Roderfield, WV; informant, J.D. Sizemore, Bishop, WV.
4. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 18 Dec 2013.
Laura Katherine Lane Sizemore; born 8 Sep 1924; died 25 Jan 1967; buried here; headstone photo
shown; "BEYOND THE SUNSET".
(This is a duplicate of Memorial #18842597; submitted by Virginia Gal; 10 Apr 2007).


John Franklin Propst

1. E-mail; 25 Mar 2012; Ray Yount.


Jennie Blackburn

1. E-mail; 25 Mar 2012; Ray Yount.


Claude Blackburn Propst

1. 1900 Census, Catawba Co, NC; Hickory Township; taken on 19 Jun 1900; Page 104B; Image 18
of 35; Family #157/158.
Listed as Claud B. Propst; age 16; born in NC in Jan 1884; at school; in household of uncle,
Reuben Propst.
( E-mail; 25 Mar 2012; Ray Yount; Claude had gone to live with his uncle after the death of his
mother and was raised with Reuben's and Julis's only child, Anna Catherine.)
2. NC Marriages, 1759-1979; LDS Web Site.
Claude B. Propst; age 24; born in 1884; son of M/M J.F. Propst; married on 15 Nov 1908 at
Hickory, NC; Fannie Barger; age 21; born in 1887; daughter of M/M/ James Barger.
3. 1910 Census, Catawba Co, NC; Hickory Township; taken on 3 May 1910; Page 137A; Image 41 of
60; 341/357.
Listed as Claudis Propst; age 26; born in NC; married once for 1 yr, 5 mons; mechanic; head of
household.
4. McDowell Co, WV; WW I Draft Registration Card #5018; 12 Sep 1918; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Claude B. Propst; age 34; born 10 Jan 1884; living at Welch, WV; self employed tinner; nearest
relative, Mrs. Fannie Propst, Welch, WV; 5'6" tall with medium build; blue eyes and brown hair.
5. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Welch; taken on 29 Jan 1920; Page
128B; Image 40 of 65; Family 332/396.
Listed as Claude B. Propst; age 36; born in NC; married; house tinner; head of household.
6. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Welch; 118 Hubent St; taken on 16 Apr
1930; Page 224B; Image 20 of 59; Family #62/235.
Listed as Claude B. Propst; age 46; born in NC; married at 24; roofing contractor; head of
household.
7. McDowell Co, WV; WW II Draft Registration Card # U-1341; 27 Apr 1942; Ancestry.com Web
Site.
Claude Blackburn Propst; age 58; born 10 Jan 1884 at Lincolnton, NC; living at Welch, WV; own
business; person who will always know address, Mrs. Fannie M. Propst, Welch, WV; 5'7" tall; 170
lbs; blue eyes; gray hair; light complexion.
8. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #12181; WV Archives Web Site.
Claude Blackburn Propst; age 62 yrs, 9 mons, 12 days; born in Lincolnton, NC; widowed; living on
Summers Street, Welch, WV; son of John W. and ____Propost; died 22 Oct 1946 in Stevens
Clinic, Welch, WV from prostate cancer with metastases to lungs and pelvis; buried 24 Oct 1946
in Woodlawn Cemetery, Bluefield (sic, Bluewell), WV; informant, M.E. Propost.


Fanny Mae Barger

1. 1900 Census, Catawba Co, NC; Clines Township; Drums and Claremont Precincts; taken on 9 Jun
1900; Page 58B; Image 12 of 39; Family #102/103.
Listed as Fannie Barger; age 10; born in Dec 1889 in NC; in household of father, James F. Barger.
2. NC Marriages, 1759-1979; LDS Web Site.
Claude B. Propst; age 24; born in 1884; son of M/M J.F. Propst; married on 15 Nov 1908 at
Hickory, NC; Fannie Barger; age 21; born in 1887; daughter of M/M/ James Barger.
3. 1910 Census, Catawba Co, NC; Hickory Township; taken on 3 May 1910; Page 137A; Image 41 of
60; 341/357.
Listed as Fanny Propst; age 20; born in NC; married 1 yr, 5 mons, in household of husband,
Claude B. Propst.
4. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Welch; taken on 29 Jan 1920; Page
128B; Image 40 of 65; Family 332/396.
Listed as Fanny Propst; age 30; born in NC; married; in household of husband, Claude B. Propst.
5. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Welch; 118 Hubent St; taken on 16 Apr
1930; Page 224B; Image 20 of 59; Family #62/235.
Listed as Fanny H. Propst; age 40; born in NC; married at 18; in household of husband, Claude B.
Propst.
6. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #14793; WV Archives Web Site.
Fanny Mae Propost; age 55 yrs, 11 mons, 5 days; born 29 Dec 1889 at Hickory, NC; married; wife
of Claude B. Propost; living at Welch, WV; daughter of James F. and Laura (Sigmon) Barger; died
4 Dec 1945 in Stevens Clinic, Welch, WV from hypertensive heart disease complicated by
diabetes mellitus; buried 5 Dec 1945 in Woodlawn Cemetery, Bluefield( sic, Bluewell), WV;
informant, C.B. Propst, Welch, WV.


Marvin Eugene Propst

1. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Welch; taken on 29 Jan 1920; Page 128B;
Image 40 of 65; Family 332/396.
Listed as Mariette Propst; age 10; born in NC; in household of father, Claude B. Propst.
2. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Welch; 118 Hubent St; taken on 16 Apr
1930; Page 224B; Image 20 of 59; Family #62/235.
Listed as Marvin Propst; age 20; born in NC; in household of father, Claude B. Propst.
3. Social Security Death Index; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Marvin Propst; born 27 Oct 1909; died in Jan 1975; last residence Welch, McDowell Co, WV;
SS # 236-05-3569; card issued in WV before 1951.


Eva Propst

1. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Welch; taken on 29 Jan 1920; Page 128B;
Image 40 of 65; Family 332/396.
Listed as Eva Propst; age 7; born in WV; in household of father, Claude B. Propst.
2. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Welch; 118 Hubent St; taken on 16 Apr
1930; Page 224B; Image 20 of 59; Family #62/235.
Listed as Eva Propst; age 16; born in WV; in household of father, Claude B. Propst.


Thelma Propst

1. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Welch; taken on 29 Jan 1920; Page 128B;
Image 40 of 65; Family 332/396.
Listed as Thema Propst; age 1 yr, 4 mons; born in WV; in household of father, Claude B. Propst.
2. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Welch; 118 Hubent St; taken on 16 Apr
1930; Page 224B; Image 20 of 59; Family #62/235.
Listed as Thelma Propst; age 11; born in WV; in household of father, Claude B. Propst.


James F. Barger

1. NC Marriage, 1759-1979; LDS Web Site.
James F. Barger; age 18; born in 1871; son of Hosea and Rebecca Barger; married on 13 Jun 1889
in Catawba Co, NC; Laura Sigman; age 18; born in 1871; daughter of Reubin and Salina Sigman.
2. 1900 Census, Catawba Co, NC; Clines Township; Drums and Claremont Precincts; taken on 9 Jun
1900; Page 58B; Image 12 of 39; Family #102/103.
Listed as James Barger; age 30; born in Dec 1869 in NC; married 10 yrs; farmer; head of household.


Laura Sigmon

1. NC Marriage, 1759-1979; LDS Web Site.
James F. Barger; age 18; born in 1871; son of Hosea and Rebecca Barger; married on 13 Jun 1889
in Catawba Co, NC; Laura Sigman; age 18; born in 1871; daughter of Reubin and Salina Sigman.
2. 1900 Census, Catawba Co, NC; Clines Township; Drums and Claremont Precincts; taken on 9 Jun
1900; Page 58B; Image 12 of 39; Family #102/103.
Listed as Laura Barger; age 30; born in Jun 1869 in NC; married 10 yrs; in household of husband,
James F. Barger.


Minnie Barger

1. 1900 Census, Catawba Co, NC; Clines Township; Drums and Claremont Precincts; taken on 9 Jun
1900; Page 58B; Image 12 of 39; Family #102/103.
Listed as Minnie Barger; age 6; born in Jul 1893 in NC; in household of father, James F. Barger.


Walter Barger

1. 1900 Census, Catawba Co, NC; Clines Township; Drums and Claremont Precincts; taken on 9 Jun
1900; Page 58B; Image 12 of 39; Family #102/103.
Listed as Walter Barger; age 4; born in Mar 1896 in NC; in household of father, James F. Barger.


Jennie Barger

1. 1900 Census, Catawba Co, NC; Clines Township; Drums and Claremont Precincts; taken on 9 Jun
1900; Page 58B; Image 12 of 39; Family #102/103.
Listed as Jennie Barger; age 7 mons; born in Oct 1899 in NC; in household of father, James F.
Barger.