McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families and Individuals

Notes


Joseph Eli Testerman

1. Lawrence Co, OH; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1916); Page 515; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Eli Testerman; age 22; 12 Oct 1893 in Grayson Co, VA; miner; living in Fairwood, VA; son of
William and Drucie (Hall) Testerman; married on 27 Jul 1916 in Lawrence Co, OH; Blanch
Mulkey; age 20; born 1 Sep 1895 in Knoxville, TN; living in Ironton, OH; daughter of John
and Lizzie (Ross) Mulkey.
2. McDowell Co,WV; WW I Draft Registration Card #4270; 5 Jun 1917; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Eli Testerman; age 23; born 12 Oct 1893 at Fairwood, KY; living at Marytown, WV; married; with
dependent wife; employed by Solvay Collieries Co, Marytown, WV; medium height and build; brown
eyes and brown hair.
3. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Marytown; taken on 10 Apr 1930; Page
53A; Image 35 of 57; Family #303/318.
Listed as Eli Testerman; age 35; born in VA; married at 22; coal loader in mine; head of household.
4. McDowell Co, WV; WW II Draft Registration Card #U-1467; 27 Apr 1942; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Joe Eli Testerman; age 47; born 12 Oct 1894 in Gracen (sic, Grayson) Co, VA; living at Marytown,
WV; employed by Kingston Pocahontas Coal Co, Hemphill, WV; person who will always know
address, Mrs. Blanche Testerman, Marytown, WV; 5'7" tall; 150 lbs; blue eyes, brown hair; light
complexion.
5. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate # '61 002160; WV Archives Web Site via LDS Web Site.
Joseph Eli Testerman; age 69; born 12 Oct 1895 in Grayson Co, WV; married; living at Rock Camp,
(Monroe Co), WV; retired miner; son of Willian and (______) Testerman; died 10 Feb 1964 at
Davy, WV; after one month stay; from advanced obstructive emphusemia and fibrosis; buried 13 Feb
1964 in Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, WV; informant, Russell Testerman, Davy, WV.
6. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls, 14 Aug 2014.
Joseph Eli Testerman; born 12 Oct 1895; died 10 Feb 1964; buried here; double headstone photo
shown with wife Blanche M. Mulkey Testerman; "IN LOVING MEMORY".


Blanche Marie Mulkey

1. Lawrence Co, OH; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1916); Page 515; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Eli Testerman; age 22; 12 Oct 1893 in Grayson Co, VA; miner; living in Fairwood, VA; son of
William and Drucie (Hall) Testerman; married on 27 Jul 1916 in Lawrence Co, OH; Blanch
Mulkey; age 20; born 1 Sep 1895 in Knoxville, TN; living in Ironton, OH; daughter of John
and Lizzie (Ross) Mulkey.
2. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Marytown; taken on 10 Apr 1930; Page
53A; Image 35 of 57; Family #303/318.
Listed as BlancheTesterman; age 32; born in TN; married at 19; in household of husband, Eli
Testerman.
3. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls, 14 Aug 2014.
Blanche Marie Testerman; born 13 Sep 1896; 12 Jan 1974; buried here; double headstone photo
shown with husband, Joseph E. Testerman; "IN LOVING MEMORY".


Walter Ray Testerman

1. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate # 9062; WV Archives Web Site.
Walter Ray Testerman; age 1 yr, 6 mons, 26 days; born 20 Nov 1934 at Marytown, WV; son of
Eli and Blanche Marie (Mulkey) Testerman; died 20 Nov 1936 at Marytown, WV from broncho
pneumonia; buried 30 Jun 1936 at Roderfield, WV; informant, Eli Testerman.
2. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
Sandy Cline (Littlejohn); 1 Jan 2011.
Walter Ray Testerman; born 18 Jul 1934; died 20 Nov 1936; buried here; no grave marker photo shown.


Mildred Testerman

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Marytown; taken on 10 Apr 1930; Page
53A; Image 35 of 57; Family #303/318.
Listed as MildredTesterman; age 11; born in WV; in household of father, Eli Testerman.


Juanita Testerman

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Marytown; taken on 10 Apr 1930; Page
53A; Image 35 of 57; Family #303/318.
Listed as JuanitaTesterman; age 7; born in WV; in household of father, Eli Testerman.


Russell Testerman

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Marytown; taken on 10 Apr 1930; Page
53A; Image 35 of 57; Family #303/318.
Listed as RussellTesterman; age 4 yrs, 10 mons; born in WV; in household of father, Eli Testerman.


William E. Vance Sr

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1922); Page 297; WV Archives Web Site.
Willie E. Vance; age 21; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; brakeman for N&W Railway, living at
Iaeger, WV; son of James and Jane; married on 22 dec 1922 at Iaeger, WV; Bertha Lockhart;
age 23; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; daughter of Larkin and Fannie.
2. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV;
submitted by B. Walls; 7 Apr 2014.
William E. Vance; born in 1901; died in 1977; buried here; headstone photo shown with wife,
Bertha C. Lockhart and daughter Mary J. Vance Thompson.


Bertha C. Lockhart

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1922); Page 297; WV Archives Web Site.
Willie E. Vance; age 21; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; brakeman for N&W Railway, living at
Iaeger, WV; son of James and Jane; married on 22 dec 1922 at Iaeger, WV; Bertha Lockhart;
age 23; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; daughter of Larkin and Fannie.
2. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV;
submitted by B. Walls; 7 Apr 2014.
Bertha C. Vance; born in 1900; died in 1995; buried here; headstone photo shown with husband
William E. Vance and daughter Mary J. Vance.


Mary Jane Vance

1. Mercer Co, WV; Death Certificate # '71 016919; WV Archives.
Mary Jane Thompson; age 48; born 24 Dec 1922 in WV; married; wife of Ralph Thompson;
beautican; SS # 228-18-3676; living at 1210 1/2 Highland Avenue, Bluefield, WV; daughter of
William and Bertha (Lockhart) Vance; died 8 Nov 1971; DOA Bluefield Sanitarium, Bluefield, WV;
from unlisted cause; buried 11 Nov 1971 in Iaeger Memorial Cemetery; Roderfield, WV.
2. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV;
submitted by Virginia Gal; 10 Apr 2007; headstone photo added by B. Walls.
Mary Jane Vance Thompson; born 24 Dec 1922; died 9 Nov 1971; buried here; headstone photo
shown with parents, William E. and Bertha C. (Lockhart) Vance.


Linda Thornsbury

1. McDoewell Co, WV; Death Registry; Vol #__(1967); Browns Creek District; WV Archives.
Linda Thornsbury; born and died 3 Jun 1967; stillborn in Grace Hospital, Welch, WV; daughter of
Delford and Carmen Chloie (Stacy) Thornsbury; living at Jolo, WV; buried 4 Jun 1967 at Iaeger, WV;
informant, mother.
2. FindAGrave.com; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV.
Linda Thornsberry; born and died 3 Jun 1967; buried here.
(Death Certificate states Iaeger; therefore she maynot be buried here)


Millard F. Tilley

1. 1917 US City Directory, Huntington, WV; Page 720; published by R.L. Polk and Co's;
Ancestry.com Web Site.
Alice Tilley, widow of Millard living at 525 1/2 9th St, Huntington, WV.
(She was not a widow at this point in time; must be an error)
2. 1920 Census, Cabell Co, WV; Guyandotte District; Huntington; 715 6th Avenue; taken on 2/4 Jan
1920; 171B; Image 14 of 23; Family #122/148.
Listed as Millard Tilley; age 58; born in NC; married; carpenter; head of household.
3. 1920 US City Directory, Huntington, WV; Page 484; published by R.L. Polk and Co's;
Ancestry.com Web Site.
Millard F. Tilley and wife, Alice; carpenter; living at 715 6th Ave, Huntington, WV.
4. 1921 US City Directory, Huntington, WV; Page 630; published by R.L. Polk and Co's;
Ancestry.com Web Site.
Millard F. Tilley and wife, Alice; carpenter; living at 721 6th Ave, Huntington, WV.
5. 1924 US City Directory, Huntington, WV; Page 859; published by R.L. Polk and Co's;
Ancestry.com Web Site.
Millard F. Tilley and wife, Alice; carpenter; living at 715 6th Ave, Huntington, WV.
6. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Brown Creek District; Welch; 54 Riverside Drive; taken on 2 Apr
1930; Page 201A; Image 1 of 27; Family #6/12.
Listed as Millard F. Tilley; age 68; single; carpenter; roomer; in household of Cordie Matney.
7. 1930 US City Directory, Welch, WV; Page 82; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Cordia M. Matney, widow of Charles M.; living at 52 Riverside Dr, Welch, WV.
8. 1930 US City Directory, Welch, WV; Page 82; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Millard F. Tilley; carpenter; living at 52 Riverside Dr, Welch, WV.
9. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #6580; WV Archives Web Site.
M.F. Tilley; age 52 yrs, 4 mons, ? days; born ? Jun1878 at Laurel Springs, NC; single; living at
Welch, WV; carpenter; employed by Coney Island Amusement Co; son of unknown parents; died
14 May 1930 from a fracture at base of skull; fell from scaffold while at work; buried 18 May 1930
at Roderfield, WV; informant, C.A. Smithy.
(Charles A. Smithy is listed as a contractor in the 1930 Census at Welch, WV)
10. FindAGrave.com; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV.
M.F. Tilley; born Jan 1878; died 14 May 1930; buried here.


Alice

1. 1917 US City Directory, Huntington, WV; Page 720; published by R.L. Polk and Co's;
Ancestry.com Web Site.
Alice Tilley, widow of Millard living at 525 1/2 9th St, Huntington, WV.
(She was not a widow at this point in time; must be an error)
2. 1920 Census, Cabell Co, WV; Guyandotte District; Huntington; 715 6th Avenue; taken on 2/4 Jan
1920; 171B; Image 14 of 23; Family #122/148.
Listed as Alice Tilley; age 42; born in Canada, English; in household of husband, Millard F. Tilley.
3. 1920 US City Directory, Huntington, WV; Page 484; published by R.L. Polk and Co's;
Ancestry.com Web Site.
Millard F. Tilley and wife, Alice; carpenter; living at 715 6th Ave, Huntington, WV.
4. 1921 US City Directory, Huntington, WV; Page 630; published by R.L. Polk and Co's;
Ancestry.com Web Site.
Millard F. Tilley and wife, Alice; carpenter; living at 721 6th Ave, Huntington, WV.
5. 1924 US City Directory, Huntington, WV; Page 859; published by R.L. Polk and Co's;
Ancestry.com Web Site.
Millard F. Tilley and wife, Alice; carpenter; living at 715 6th Ave, Huntington, WV.


James Tinnell

1. McDowell Co, WV; Death Registry; Vol #__(1937); Page 214; Line 19; WV Archives, Web Site.
James Tinnell; age 33 yrs, 11 mons, 24 days; born 15 Dec 1903 in AL; colored; single; miner; son
of Alfred and Ella Tinnell; born in AL and GA, respectively; died 9 Dec 1937 at Capels, WV from
coronary sclerosis with lobar pneumonia; buried 14 Dec 1937 at Roderfield, WV; informant, May Bell
Austin.
2. FindAGrave.com; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV.
James Tinnell; born 15 Dec 1903; died 9 Dec 1937; buried here.


John Lewis Tinney

1. 1930 Census, Knott Co, KY; District 3; Anco Precinct 5; taken on 16 Apr 1930; Page 189A; Image
21 of 48; Family #184/200.
Listed as John L. Tinney; age 9; born in AL; in household of uncle, O.W. Teller, with parents.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1938); Page 477; WV Archives Web Site.
John Lewis Tinney; born 22 Jan 1917 at Docena, AL; living at Premier, WV; son of Will M. and Clara
Bell; married on 12 Dec 1938 at Welch, WV; Delphia L. Jenks; born 21 Jun 1921 at Lex, WV;
daughter of Charles N. and Laura S.
3. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Premier; taken 25 Apr 1940; Page 761A;
E D # 24-38; Image 1 of 10; Household #6.
Listed as John Tinney; age 20; born in AL; married; 4th grade education; lived in McDowell
Co, WV on 1 Apr 1935; machine helper in coal mine; head of household.


John Lewis Tinney Jr

1. Social Security Death Index; Ancestry.com Web Site.
John L. Tinney; 25 Sep 1984; died 3 Sep 2010; last residence, Welch, McDowell Co, WV;
Card Issued in WV in 1985.
2. FindAGrave.com; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV.
John Lewis Tinney, Jr; born 25 Sep 1984; died 3 Sep 2010; buried here.


John Tote Sr

1. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Tidewater Coal Operation; taken on 19
Jan 1920; Page 159A; Image 10 of 24; Family #390/331.
Listed as John Tote; age 32; born in Hungary; married; immigrated to US in 1910; coal miner; head
of household.
2. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; taken 10 Apr 1930; Page 102B; Image 28
of 62; Family #292/278.
Listed as John Tote; age 42; born in Hungary; married at 22; immigrated to us in 1910; alien;
coal loader in mine; head of household.
3. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Superior; E.D. 24-41; taken on 6 Apr 1940;
Page 807B; Image 18 of 36; Household #154.
Listed as John Tote; age 53; born in Hungary; married; 5th grade education; alien; lived in same
house on 1 Apr 1935; loader in coal mine; head of household.
4. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #'57 014840; WV Archives Web Site.
John Tote; age 70; born 12 Nov 1886 in Hungary; retired miner; widowed; living at Superior, WV;
SS #226-07-3234; som of John and _____ Tote; died 4 Nov 1957 in Grace Hospital, Welch, WV;
from piulmonary emphysema and fibrosis with pulmonary failure; buried 7 Nov 1957 in Iaeger
Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, WV.
5. FindAGrave.com; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV.
John Tote; born 12 Nov 1886; died 4 Nov 1957; buried here.


Mary

1. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Tidewater Coal Operation; taken on 19
Jan 1920; Page 159A; Image 10 of 24; Family #390/331.
Listed as Mary Tote; age 30; born in Hungary; married; immigrated to US in 1913; in household of
husband, John Tote.
2. 1930 Census, Mcowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; taken 10 Apr 1930; Page 102B; Image 28
of 62; Family #292/278.
Listed as Mary Tote; age 41; born in Hungary; married at 21; immigrated to US in 1910; alien;
in household of husband, John Tote.
3. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Superior; E.D. 24-41; taken on 6 Apr 1940;
Page 807B; Image 18 of 36; Household #154.
Listed as Mattie (sic? Mary?) Tote; age 50; born in Hungary; married; no education; alien; lived in same
house on 1 Apr 1935; in household of husband, John Tote.


Mary "Mattie" Tote

1. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Tidewater Coal Operation; taken on 19
Jan 1920; Page 159A; Image 10 of 24; Family #390/331.
Listed as Mary Tote; age 5; born in WV; in household of father, John Tote.
2. 1930 Census, Mcowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; taken 10 Apr 1930; Page 102B; Image 28
of 62; Family #292/278.
Listed as Mary Tote; age 16; born in WV; in household of father, John Tote.
3. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Superior; E.D. 24-41; taken on 6 Apr 1940;
Page 807B; Image 18 of 36; Household #154.
Listed as Mattie Tote; age 26; born in WV; divorced (marked thru and single written in) 1 yr HS education;
lived in same house on 1 Apr 1935; house work for private family; in household of father, John Tote.


Paul Tote

1. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Tidewater Coal Operation; taken on 19
Jan 1920; Page 159A; Image 10 of 24; Family #390/331.
Listed as Paul Tote; age 7 mons; born in WV; in household of father, John Tote.
2. 1930 Census, Mcowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; taken 10 Apr 1930; Page 102B; Image 28
of 62; Family #292/278.
Listed as Paul Tote; age 12; born in WV; in household of father, John Tote.
3. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Superior; E.D. 24-41; taken on 6 Apr 1940;
Page 807B; Image 18 of 36; Household #154.
Listed as Paul Tote; age 21; born in WV; single; 1 yr HS education; lived in same house on 1 Apr 1935;
loader in coal mine; in household of father, John Tote.


Margaret Tote

1. 1930 Census, Mcowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; taken 10 Apr 1930; Page 102B; Image 28
of 62; Family #292/278.
Listed as Margaret Tote; age 10; born in WV; in household of father, John Tote.
3. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Superior; E.D. 24-41; taken on 6 Apr 1940;
Page 807B; Image 18 of 36; Household #154.
Listed as Margaret Tote; age 18; born in WV; single; 3 yrs HS education; lived in same house on 1 Apr 1935;
in household of father, John Tote.


John Tote Jr

1. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Tidewater Coal Operation; taken on 19
Jan 1920; Page 159A; Image 10 of 24; Family #390/331.
Listed as John Tote, Jr; age 11; born in Hungary; immigrated to US in 1913; in household of
father, John Tote.