McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families

Notes


Morris Taylor

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1934); Page 311; WV Archives Web Site.
Morris Taylor; age 23; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; miner; living at Superior, WV; son of
Ed and Della; married on 18 Aug 1934 at Superior, WV; Nellie Byrd; age 20; born in McDowell Co,
WV; single; living at Superior, WV; daughter of Cleve and Hattie.


Nellie Byrd

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; taken on 10 Apr 1930; Page 102A;
Image 27 of 62; Family #287/273.
Listed as Nellie Byrd; age 15; born in WV; in household of father, Cleveland Byrd.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1934); Page 311; WV Archives Web Site.
Morris Taylor; age 23; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; miner; living at Superior, WV; son of
Ed and Della; married on 18 Aug 1934 at Superior, WV; Nellie Byrd; age 20; born in McDowell Co,
WV; single; living at Superior, WV; daughter of Cleve and Hattie.


Richard Cleveland Taylor

1. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate # '56 015923; WV Archives Web Site.
Richard Cleveland Taylor; age 16; born 12 Mar 1940 at Superior, WV; single; living at Suoerior, WV;
son of Moris and Nelli (Byrd) Taylor; died 13 Nov 1956 in Grace Hospital, Welch, WV; from injuries
suffered in auto accident on street in Welch, WV; buried 16 Noc 1956 in Iaeger Memorial;
2. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
Kenneth Bowen; 6 Dec 2011.
Richard Cleveland Taylor; born 12 Mar 1940; died 13 Nov 1956; buried here; no grave marker photo shown;
"FATHER * NOT MY WILL BUT THINE BE DONE".


Thomas Cleveland "Cleve" Byrd

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; taken on 10 Apr 1930; Page 102A;
Image 27 of 62; Family #287/273.
Listed as Cleve T. Byrd; age 37; born in VA; married at 21; pump operator in coal mine; head of household.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #'69 013720; WV Archives Web Site via LDS Web Site.
Thomas Cleveland Byrd; age 77; born 26 Jul 1892 in VA; married; wife of Hattie Quesenberry; miner;
living at House #250, Coalwood, WV; SS#237-07-3217; son of Frank and Tabitha Byrd; died 6 Sep 1969
at House #250, Coalwood, WV; from an acute coronary thrombosis; buried 9 Sep 1969 in Iaeger Memorial
Cemetery, Roderfield, WV; informant, Morris Taylor, Fredricksburg, VA.
3. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 31 Jul 2014.
Thomas Cleveland Byrd; born 26 Jul 1892; died 6 Sep 1969; buried here; double headstone photo shown
with wife Hattie Ellen.; "GONE BUT NOT FORGOTTEN".


Hattie Ellen Quesenberry

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; taken on 10 Apr 1930; Page 102A;
Image 27 of 62; Family #287/273.
Listed as Hattie Byrd; age 32; born in VA; married at 16; in household of husband, Cleveland Byrd.
2. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 31 Jul 2014.
Hattie Ellen Byrd; born 24 Dec 1895; died 22 Feb 1978; buried here; double headstone photo shown
with husband, Thomas Cleveland Byrd; "GONE BUT NOT FORGOTTEN".


Carson F. Byrd

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; taken on 10 Apr 1930; Page 102A;
Image 27 of 62; Family #287/273.
Listed as Carson Byrd; age 12; born in WV; in household of father, Cleveland Byrd.
2. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 31 Jul 2014.
Carson F. Byrd; born 11 Jan 1918; died 26 Jun 1982; buried here; headstone photo shown..


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. 1910 Census, Campbell Co, TN; District #5; Newcomb; taken on 6 May 1910; Page 17A; Image
15 of 30; Family #260/263.
Listed as Blanche Mulkey; age 12; born in TN; in household of father, John Mulkey.
2. 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.
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 BlancheTesterman; age 32; born in TN; married at 19; in household of husband, Eli
Testerman.
4. 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)