Selected Families and Individuals

Notes


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)


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.
4. World War II Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947; Ancestry.com Website.
"Name: John Lewis Tinney
Gender: Male
Race: White
Age: 21
Relationship to Draftee: Self (Head)
Birth Date: 22 Jan 1919
Birth Place: Docina, Alabama, USA
Residence Place: Premier, Mcdowell, West Virginia, USA
Registration Date: 16 Oct 1940
Registration Place: Premier, Mcdowell, West Virginia, USA
Employer: Premier Poca Coal Co
Weight: 129
Complexion: Light
Eye Color: Brown
Hair Color: Black
Height: 5 8
Next of Kin: Delphia Tinney
Household Members:
Name Relationship
John Lewis Tinney Self (Head)
Delphia Tinney Wife"
5. FindAGrave.com Website; submitted by B. Walls, 9 Dec 2013.
" John Lewis Tinney
Birth 22 Jan 1920
Docena, Jefferson County, Alabama, USA
Death 10 Mar 1984 (aged 64)
Premier, McDowell County, West Virginia, USA
Burial
Iaeger Memorial Cemetery
Roderfield, McDowell County, West Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 121470012"


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.