McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families and Individuals

Notes


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.


Lola Ray Townsend

1. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #10451; WV Archives Web Site.
Lola Ray Townsend; born 12 Jun 1936; died 2 Jull 1936 in Welch Emergency Hospital, Welch, WV;
tripletts; premature birth; daughter of Dave and Senie (Mays) Townsend; who lives at Capels, WV;
buried 3 Jul 1936 in Roderfield, WV; informant, Dave Thompson.
2. FindAGrave.com; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV.
Lola Ray Townsend; born 2 Jul 1936; died 12 Jul 1936; buried here.


Rosa Lee Townsend

1. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #10450; WV Archives Web Site.
Lola Ray Townsend; born 12 Jun 1936; died 3 Jul 1936 in Welch Emergency Hospital, Welch, WV;
tripletts; premature birth; daughter of Dave and Senie (Mays) Townsend; who lives at Capels, WV;
buried 3 Jul 1936 in Roderfield, WV; informant, Dave Thompson.
2. FindAGrave.com; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV.
Rosa Lee Townsend; born 12 Jun 1936; died 3 Jul 1936; buried here.


Willie May Townsend

1. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #10450; WV Archives Web Site.
Willie Mae Townsend; born 12 Jun 1936; died 4 Jul 1936 in Welch Emergency Hospital, Welch, WV;
tripletts; premature birth; daughter of Dave and Senie (Mays) Townsend; who lives at Capels, WV;
buried 5 Jul 1936 in Roderfield, WV; informant, Dave Thompson.
2. FindAGrave.com; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV.
Willie May Townsend; born 12 Jun 1936; died 4 (sic, 5 per death certificate) Jul 1936; buried here.


Norman Trent

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; taken on 29 Apr 1930; Page 200A;
Family #459/465.
Listed as NormanTrent; age 8; born in WV; in household of father, Dewey J. Trent.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1947); Page 208; WV Archives Web Site.
Norman Trent; age 24; born at Mohawk, WV; single; living at North Spring, WV; married on 18
Jan 1947 at North Spring, WV; Elzadi Grace Cook; age 16; born and living at Iaeger, WV; single;
with consent of Mossie Cook, mother of Elzadi Grace Cook.
3. Buchanan Co, VA; Marriage License #72 001494; Ancestry.com Website.
Norman Trent; age 49; born 2 Aug 1922 in WV; divorced; this is his 2nd marriage; 6th grade
education; living at Box 305, Iaeger, WV; son of Dewey and Rebecca (Walker) Trent; married on
7 Jan 1972 in Grundy, VA; Imogene Workman; age 42; born 9 Dec 1927 in KY; single; this is her 1st
marriage; 4 yrs HS education; living at Box 41, Bradshaw, WV; daughter of Ira and Lydia (Hatfield)
Workman.
4. Social Security Death Index; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Norman Trent; born 2 Aug 1922; died in Aug 1897; last residence, Iaeger, McDowell Co, WV;
SS#236-28-8002; card issued in WV before 1951.
5. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1995"; 1995; Edited by Dr, Thomas C.
Hatcher; Geneva Steele; Sandra Long and Christine Carr McGuire; "Dewey Trent, Miner"; Article;
Page 249; submitted by Brookie Trentm HCR 60, Box 305, Iaeger, WV 24844.
6. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1995"; 1995; Edited by Dr, Thomas C.
Hatcher; Geneva Steele; Sandra Long and Christine Carr McGuire; "Norman Trent, Miner"; Article;
Page 249; submitted by Brookie Trentm HCR 60, Box 305, Iaeger, WV 24844.
7. FindAGrave.com Website; submitted by Adventure Rider; 30 Jun 2018.
" Norman Trent
Birth 2 Aug 1922
Death 19 Aug 1987 (aged 65)
Burial
Trent Cemetery
Longpole, McDowell County, West Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 191026998 "

Additional Information Posted:
"Born August 2, 1922 in Mohawk, Mr. Trent was a son of the late Dewey Trent Sr. and Rebecca Walker Trent. He was affiliated with the Holiness faith, was a veteran of WWII, serving in the US Army, and member of the VFW Post 7657 of Bradshaw. He was retired miner and member of UMWA.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by two brothers; one sister; and one daughter.
Survivors in crude his wife Imogene Workman Trent of the Home. three daughters, Mrs. Brian (Linda Faye) Gilligan of Woodbridge, VA, Mrs. Mark (Dorothy) Mitchell Morgantown NC, and Miss Marilyn Trent of Hickory, NC, three brothers, Fred Trent of Princeton, Graham Trent of Somerset Oh, and dewey Trent Jr. of Iaeger; one sister, Brookie Trent of Long Pole; and two grandchildren."


Imogene Workman

1. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1995"; 1995; Edited by Dr, Thomas C.
Hatcher; Geneva Steele; Sandra Long and Christine Carr McGuire; "Norman Trent, Miner"; Article;
Page 249; submitted by Brookie Trentm HCR 60, Box 305, Iaeger, WV 24844.
2. Buchanan Co, VA; Marriage License #72 001494; Ancestry.com Website.
Norman Trent; age 49; born 2 Aug 1922 in WV; divorced; this is his 2nd marriage; 6th grade
education; living at Box 305, Iaeger, WV; son of Dewey and Rebecca (Walker) Trent; married on
7 Jan 1972 in Grundy, VA; Imogene Workman; age 42; born 9 Dec 1927 in KY; single; this is her 1st
marriage; 4 yrs HS education; living at Box 41, Bradshaw, WV; daughter of Ira and Lydia (Hatfield)
Workman.


Norman Maston Trent

1. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #9572; WV Archives Web Site.
Norman Trebt; age 43; born 2 May 1903 at Coalwood, WV; married; husband of Lola Trent; coal
miner; SS# 232-24-4343; living in rural Iaeger, WV; son of Mike and ______Trent; died 18 Aug
1946 on Grape Vine, Avondale, WV from shotgun wounds; homicide; no burial information; informant
Lola Trent, Avondale, WV.
2. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls.
Norman Masten Trent; born 1 May 1903; died 18 Aug 1946; buried here; headstone photo shown


Bernice Trent

1. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #16560; WV Archives Web Site.
Bernice Trent; age 1 yrs, 7 mons, 22 days; born 4 Apr 1925 (sic, 1935) in Bradshaw, WV; daughter
of Norman and Lola (Friend) Trent; died 26 Nov 1936 in Grace Hospital, Welch, WV from labor
pneumonia; buried 28 Nov 1936 at Roderfield, WV; informant, Norman Trent, Bradshaw, WV.
2. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
Unknown.
Bernice Trent; born 4 Apr 1935; died 26 Nov 1936; buried here; no grave marker photo shown.


Arthur Garfield Turpin

1. McDowell Co, WV; WW I Draft Registration Card; 12 Sep 1918; Ancestry.com Wbe Site.
Arthur Garfield Turpin; age 37; born 15 Jan 1881; living at Six, McDowell Co, WV; miner for carter
Coal Co, Six, WV; nearest relative, Mrs. S.G. Turpin, Six, WV; tall with medium build; blue eyes and
brown hair.
2. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; Susanna; taken on 21 Jan 1920; Page 33A;
Image 23 of 47; Family #218/226.
Listed as Arthur Turpin; age 39; born in VA; married; coal miner; head of household.
3. McDowell Co, WV; WW II Draft Registration Card #U-191; 27 Apr 1942; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Arthur Garfield Turpin; age 61; born 15 Jan 1881 in Floyd Co, VA; living at Avondale, WV; employed
by Premier Colliery Coal Co, Premier, WV; person who will always know address, Mrs. Laura Turpin,
wife, Avondale, WV; 6'1" tall; 180 lbs; blue eyes; gray hair; light complexion.
4. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate # '58 009433; WV Archives Web Site.
Arthur Garfield Turpin; age 77; born 15 Jan 1881 in Floyd Co, VA; married; retired miner; living at
Avondale, WV; SS #232-12-9362; son of Henry T. and Mary (Showalter) Turpin; died 10 Jun 1958
at Avondale, WV of a cerebral hemorrhage due to hypertensive heart disease; buried 13 Jun 1958
in Iaeger Memorial, Roderfield, WV; informant, Richard Turpin.
5. 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.
Arthur Garfield Turpin; born 15 Jan 1881; died 10 Jun 1958; buried here; headstone photo shown.


Laura Victoria Dye

1. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; Susanna; taken on 21 Jan 1920; Page 33A;
Image 23 of 47; Family #218/226.
Listed as Laura Turpin; age 39; born in VA; married; in household of husband, Arthur G. Turpin.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Death Registry; Vol #__(1958); Sandy River District; WV Archives Web Site.
Laura Victoria Turpine; age 82; born 5 Nov 1880 in VA; widow; housewife; living at Avondale, WV;
daughter of James E. and Mary (Strout) Dye; died 27 Aug 1963 at Avondale, WV from a coronary
embolism due to hypertensive heart disease; buried 30 Aug 1963 in Iaeger Memorial Cemetery,
Roderfield, WV; informant, Richard Turpin, Avondale, WV.
3. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Palm Memorial Gardens, Matheny, Wyoming Co, WV; submitted by
Kenneth Bowen; 19 Apr 2013.
Laura Victoria Dye Turpin; born 5 Nov 1880 in VA; died 27 Aug 1963 in Avondale, WV; buried here;
no grave marker photo shown; daughter of Jsmes E. and Mary (Stout) Dye.


Richard Turpin

1. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; Susanna; taken on 21 Jan 1920; Page 33A;
Image 23 of 47; Family #218/226.
Listed as Richard Turpin; age 4; born in WV; in household of father, Arthur G. Turpin.


Eugene Turpin

1. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; Susanna; taken on 21 Jan 1920; Page 33A;
Image 23 of 47; Family #218/226.
Listed as Eugene Turpin; age 2; born in WV; in household of father, Arthur G. Turpin.


Bruce Turpin

1. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; Susanna; taken on 21 Jan 1920; Page 33A;
Image 23 of 47; Family #218/226.
Listed as Bruce Turpin; age 1; born in WV; in household of father, Arthur G. Turpin.


Jesse James Underwood

1. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; taken on 5 Jun 1900; Page 75A; Family #40/40.
Listed as Jesse Underwood, age 1, born in Apr 1899, in WV, in household of father, Henry
Underwood.
2. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Big Creek District, War, taken on 27 May 1910, Page 182B,
Family #188.
Listed as Jesse Underwood, age 12, born in WV, in household of father, Henry Underwood.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1926); Page 33; WV Archives Web Site.
Jesse Underwood; age 28; born in McDowell Co, WV; divorced; motorman; living at Premier, WV;
son of Henry and Nan; married on 19 May 1926 at Welch, WV; Daisy Mae Duncan; age 21; born in
Bland Co, VA; single; daughter of James and Callie.
4. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Premier; taken 6 Apr 1940; Page 787A;
E D # 24-40; Image 13 of 36; Household #81.
Listed as Jess Underwood; age 38; born in VA; married; 2nd grade education; lived in
same house on 1 Apr 1935; motorman in coal mine; head of household.
5. McDowell Co, WV Death Certificate #7708; WV Archives Web Site.
Jessie James Underwood; age 58; born on 26 Mar 1899 at War, WV; living at Premier, McDowell
Co, WV; married; miner; son of Henry and Nannie (Bruster) Underwood; died on 4 Jun 1956 in
Grace Hospital, Welch, McDowell Co, WV from aterosclerosis; buried on 6 Jun 1956 in Iaeger
Memorial Cemetery.
6. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
Virginia Gal; 20 Mar 2007; headstone photo added by Elizabeth Reed-Eanes.
Jesse James Underwood; born 26 Mar 1899; died 4 Jun 1956; buried here; double headfstone
photo shown with wife Daisy Mae Duncan Underwood.


Daisy Mae Duncan

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1926); Page 33; WV Archives Web Site.
Jesse Underwood; age 28; born in McDowell Co, WV; divorced; motorman; living at Premier, WV;
son of Henry and Nan; married on 19 May 1926 at Welch, WV; Daisy Mae Duncan; age 21; born in
Bland Co, VA; single; daughter of James and Callie.
2. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Premier; taken 6 Apr 1940; Page 787A;
E D # 24-40; Image 13 of 36; Household #81.
Listed as Daisy Underwood; age 31; born in VA; married; 5th grade education; lived in
same house on 1 Apr 1935; in household of husband, Jesse J. Underwood.
3. Cabell Co, WV Death Certificate # '68 006880; WV Archives Web Site via LDS Web Site.
Daisy Mae Underwood; age 59; born 14 Jan 1909 in VA; widowed; living at Princeton, WV; patient
at Huntington Stae Hospital since 23 Jan 1968 for involutional psychoyic (depression) reaction;
daughter of James and ___ Duncan; died 10 May 1968 from a coronary thrombosis; removed 11
May 1968 by O.J. Douglas Mortuary, Welch, WV.
7. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
Elizabeth Reed-Eanes; 22 Oct 2011.
Daisy Mae Duncan Underwood; born 14 Jan 1909; died 10 Mar (sic, May) 1968; buried here' double
headstone photo shown with husband, Jesse J. Underwood.


Raymond Underwood

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Premier; taken 6 Apr 1940; Page 787A;
E D # 24-40; Image 13 of 36; Household #81.
Listed as Raymon Underwood; age 12; born in WV; 5th grade education; lived in
same house on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Jesse J. Underwood.


J.K. Underwood

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Premier; taken 11 Apr 1940; Page 787B;
E D # 24-40; Image 14 of 36; Household #81.
Listed as J.K.Underwood; age 5; born in WV; no education; in household of father, Jesse J.
Underwood.


Richard Underwood

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Premier; taken 11 Apr 1940; Page 787B;
E D # 24-40; Image 14 of 36; Household #81.
Listed as Richard Underwood; age 2; born in WV; no education; in household of father, Jesse J.
Underwood.