McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Familys and Individuals

Notes


Ronald Lee "Ron" Sorah Sr

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1965); Page 412; WV Archives Web Site.
Ronald Lee Sorah; age 18; born 26 Sep 1946 in Superior, WV; single; no previous marriage; living
at Box 817, Kimball, WV; son of Albert Estel and Margaret (Evans) Sorah; married on 21 Aug 1965
at Welch, WV; Wanda Jean Lambert; age 18; born 23 Sep 1946 in Welch, WV; single; no previous
marriage; living at Rt 1, Box 56, Welch, WV; daughter of Everett and Goldie (Sizemore) Lambert; with
consent of Albert and Margaret Sorah, parents of Ronald Lee Sorah, and Everett and Goldie Lambert,
parents of Wanda Jean Lambert.


Anna Mae Sorah

1. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Anna Mae Sorah
[Anna Mae Mosley]
[Anna Haggerty]
Gender: Female
Race: White
Birth Date: 13 Feb 1925
Birth Place: Leager McDow, West Virginia
[Iaeger, West Virginia]
Death Date: 18 Jul 1992
Father: Albert H Sorah
Mother: Annie M Caywood
SSN: 235349001
Notes: Jun 1942: Name listed as ANNA MAE SORAH;
Jun 1951: Name listed as ANNA MAE MOSLEY;
Nov 1953: Name listed as ANNA MAE HAGGERTY;
29 Jul 1992: Name listed as ANNA M HAGGERTY"


John Melvin Sorah

1. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Johnny Melvin Sorah
[John M Sorah]
Gender: Male
Race: White
Birth Date: 31 Mar 1929
Birth Place: Superior Mcd, West Virginia
Death Date: 24 Jul 1994
Father: Albert H Sorah
Mother: Annie M Caywood
SSN: 233406454
Notes: Jun 1943: Name listed as JOHNNY MELVIN SORAH;
03 Aug 1994: Name listed as JOHN M SORAH"


Jack Vernon Sorah

1. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Jack Vernon Sorah
[Jack V Sorah]
Gender: Male
Race: White
Birth Date: 24 Dec 1932
Birth Place: Avondale Mcd, West Virginia
Death Date: 11 Jul 2000
Father: Albert H Soran
Mother: Annie M Caywood
SSN: 233405066
Notes: Jul 1943: Name listed as JACK VERNON SORAH;
18 Jul 2000: Name listed as JACK V SORAH"


Asbury Sparks

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1905); Page 136; WV Archives Web Site.
Asbury Sparks; age 22; born in Tazewell Co, VA; single; farmer; living at Indian Creek, WV; son of
Thomas and Nancy; married on 20 Oct 1905 in McDowell Co, WV; Maybelle Steele; age 18; born
in McDowell Co, WV; single; daughter of Samuel and Nancy.


Martha Maybelle Steele

1. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Sandy River District, page 250A, Family #198.
Listed as Martha Steel, age 13, born in Jan 1887 in WV, in household of father, Samuel Steel.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1905); Page 136; WV Archives Web Site.
Asbury Sparks; age 22; born in Tazewell Co, VA; single; farmer; living at Indian Creek, WV; son of
Thomas and Nancy; married on 20 Oct 1905 in McDowell Co, WV; Maybelle Steele; age 18; born
in McDowell Co, WV; single; daughter of Samuel and Nancy.


Samuel Allison Sparks

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1927); Page 192; WV Archives Web Site.
Allison Sparks; age 21; born at Iaeger, WV; single; miner; living at Vallscreek, WV; son of Asbury
and Martha; married on 18 Jul 1927 at Welch, WV; Nellie Mahone; age 16; born at Winding Gulf,
WV; single; daughter of Sam and Fannie Mahone.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #'57 017672; WV Archives Web Site.
Samuel Allison Sparks; age 50; born 13 Feb 1913 in VA; married; living at Iaeger, WV; son of
Asbury and Martha (Steele) Sparks; died 3 Dec 1957 in Stevens Clinic, Welch, WV from
granulomatous meningitis due to histoplasmosis; buried 5 Dec 1957 in Iaeger Memorial, Roderfield,
WV; informant, Herrington Sparks, Jewel Ridge, VA.
3. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
Becky; 17 Jun 2009; maintained by Denise Drake Horton; headstone photo added by B. Walls.
Samuel Allison Sparks; born 13 Feb 1907; died 3 Dec 1957; buried here; headstone photo shown; "FATHER".


Nellie Mahon

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1927); Page 192; WV Archives Web Site.
Allison Sparks; age 21; born at Iaeger, WV; single; miner; living at Vallscreek, WV; son of Asbury
and Martha; married on 18 Jul 1927 at Welch, WV; Nellie Mahone; age 16; born at Winding Gulf,
WV; single; daughter of Sam and Fannie Mahone.


Ernest Spence Sr

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1934); Page 173; WV Archives Web Site.
Ernest Spence; age 27; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; miner; living at Coalwood, WV; son of
John and Mollie; married on 5 Jul 1934 at Welch, WV; Adline Hagerman; age 26; born in McDowell
Co, WV; divorced; living at Coalwood, WV; daughter of Arch and Martha.


Adaline Hagerman

1. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Bradshaw; taken on 15 Apr 1910; Page 65A;
Family #3/3.
Listed as Addaline Hagerman; age 3; born in WV; in household of father, Archibald Hagerman.
2. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Bradshaw; taken on 15/16 Jan 1920;
Page 216B; Family #43/43.
Listed as Adaline Hagerman; age 12; born in WV; in household of father, Archibald Hagerman.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1934); Page 173; WV Archives Web Site.
Ernest Spence; age 27; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; miner; living at Coalwood, WV; son of
John and Mollie; married on 5 Jul 1934 at Welch, WV; Adline Hagerman; age 26; born in McDowell
Co, WV; divorced; living at Coalwood, WV; daughter of Arch and Martha.


Ernest Spence Jr

1. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
Kenneth Bowen; 17 Jan 2011; headstone photo added by B. Walls.
Ernest Spence, Jr; born 3 Jan 1947; died 1 Nov 2010; buried here; headstone photo shown; "LOVING HUSBAND
& FATHER".
"Beloved husband of Glenna Hamilton Spence, and son of Ernest Spence Sr. and Adaline Hagerman Spence."


George Starling

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1918); Page 70; WV Archives Web Site.
George Starling; age 37; born in Henry Co, VA; widowed; black; miner; living at Hemphill, WV;
married on 27 Feb 1918 at Welch, WV; Cora Gilbert; age 22; born at Roanoke, VA; single; daughter
of Marie Berter Gilbert.
2. McDowell Co, WV; WW I Draft Registration Card #4968; 12 Sep 1918; Ancestry.com Web Site.
George Starling; age 36; born 16 may 1882'; living at Hemphill, WV; negro; coal miner for Solvay
Collieries Co, Hemphill, WV; nearest relative, Cora Starling, Hemphill, WV; tall with medium build;
brown eyes and black hair; left foot cut of by mine motor, 31 may 1918.
3. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Hemphill; taken on 20 Jan 1920;
Page 271B; Image 22 of 30; Family #206/207.
Listed as George Starling; age 38; born in VA; black; married; coal miner; head of household.
4. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Marytown; taken on 9 Apr 1930; Page
50A; Image 29 of 57; Family #249/264.
Listed as George Starling; age 52; born in VA: married at 20; negro; laborer in coal mine; head of
household.


Cora Gilbert

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1918); Page 70; WV Archives Web Site.
George Starling; age 37; born in Henry Co, VA; widowed; black; miner; living at Hemphill, WV;
married on 27 Feb 1918 at Welch, WV; Cora Gilbert; age 22; born at Roanoke, VA; single; daughter
of Marie Berter Gilbert.
2. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Hemphill; taken on 20 Jan 1920;
Page 271B; Image 22 of 30; Family #206/207.
Listed as Cora Starling; age 24; born in OH; black; married; in household of husband, George
Starling.
3. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Marytown; taken on 9 Apr 1930; Page
50A; Image 29 of 57; Family #249/264.
Listed as Cora Starling; age 34; born in OH; married at 22; negro; in household of husband, George
Starling.
4. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #7577; WV Archives Web Site.
Cora Starling; age 29 yrs, 9 mons, 11 days; born 17 Jul 1895 at Youngstown, OH; married, wife
of George Starling; colored; living at Roderfield, WV; daughter of Robert and Bertie (Kasey) Gilbert
of Chatham and Bedford Co, VA, respectively; died 6 May 1936 at Welch, WV from angina pretorius;
buried 10 May 1936 at Roderfield, WV; informant, Burter Gilbert, Roderfield, WV.
5. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
Kenneth Bowen; 3 jan 2012.
Cora Gilbert Starling; born 17 Jul 1895; died 6 May 1936; buried here; no grave marker photo shown.


Mary M. Starling

1. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Hemphill; taken on 20 Jan 1920;
Page 271B; Image 22 of 30; Family #206/207.
Listed as Mary M. Starling; age 1; born in WV; black; in household of father, George Starling.
2. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Marytown; taken on 9 Apr 1930; Page
50A; Image 29 of 57; Family #249/264.
Listed as Marry Starling; age 11; born in WV; negro; in household of father, George Starling.


Margaret Starling

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Marytown; taken on 9 Apr 1930; Page
50A; Image 29 of 57; Family #249/264.
Listed as Margaret Starling; age 9; born in WV; negro; in household of father, George Starling.


James Starling

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Marytown; taken on 9 Apr 1930; Page
50A; Image 29 of 57; Family #249/264.
Listed as James Starling; age 7; born in WV; negro; in household of father, George Starling.


Martha Starling

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Marytown; taken on 9 Apr 1930; Page
50A; Image 29 of 57; Family #249/264.
Listed as Martha Starling; age 4 yrs, 7 mons; born in WV; negro; in household of father, George
Starling.


Anna Starling

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Marytown; taken on 9 Apr 1930; Page
50A; Image 29 of 57; Family #249/264.
Listed as Anna Starling; age 1 yr, 4 mons; born in WV; negro; in household of father, George
Starling.