McDowell and Wyoming Co WV Families and Individuals

Notes


Everett Oma Bryson

1. 1920 Census, Pulaski Co, VA; Hiwassee District; Allisonia Precinct; taken on 28 Jan 1920; Page 42B;
Image 2 of 15; Family #73/73.
Listed as Evert O. Bryson; age 11; born in VA; black; in household of father, Alexander Bryson.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1929); Page 286; WV Archives Web Site.
Oma Bryson; age 21; born in Pulaski Co, VA; single; black; miner; living at Kyle, WV; son of Alex
and Louella; married on 12 Sep 1929 at Welch, WV; Georgia Law; age 21; born in Pitts(ylvania)
Co, VA; single; black; daughter of ___ and Lelia.
3. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Premier; taken 3 Apr 1940; Page 782B;
E D # 24-40; Image 4 of 36; Household #21.
Listed as Oma Broyson; age 32; born in VA; married; negro; 3 yrs HS education; lived in McDowell
Co, WV on 1 Apr 1935; head of household.
4. Social Security Death Index; LDS Web Site.
Oma E. Bryson; born 23 Jul 1908; died 28 Apr 1989; SS #235-10-0224; card issued in WV.


Georgia Law

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1929); Page 286; WV Archives Web Site.
Oma Bryson; age 21; born in Pulaski Co, VA; single; black; miner; living at Kyle, WV; son of Alex
and Louella; married on 12 Sep 1929 at Welch, WV; Georgia Law; age 21; born in Pitts(ylvania)
Co, VA; single; black; daughter of ___ and Lelia.
2. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Premier; taken 3 Apr 1940; Page 782B;
E D # 24-40; Image 4 of 36; Household #21.
Listed as Georgia Broyson; age 24; born in VA; married; negro; 7th grade education; lived in
McDowell Co, WV on 1 Apr 1935; in household of husband, Oma Broyson.


Ernest Bryson

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Premier; taken 3 Apr 1940; Page 782B;
E D # 24-40; Image 4 of 36; Household #21.
Listed as Ernest Broyson; age 9; born in WV; negro; 3rd grade education; lived in McDowell Co,
WV on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Oma Broyson.


Mary Bryson

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Premier; taken 3 Apr 1940; Page 782B;
E D # 24-40; Image 4 of 36; Household #21.
Listed as Mary Broyson; age 7; born in WV; negro; 2nd grade education; lived in McDowell Co,
WV on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Oma Broyson.


Glorous Bryson

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Premier; taken 3 Apr 1940; Page 782B;
E D # 24-40; Image 4 of 36; Household #21.
Listed as Glorous Broyson; age 5; born in WV; negro; no education; lived in Virginia on 1 Apr 1935;
in household of father, Oma Broyson.


Fredrick Leon Bryson

1. McDowell Co, WV; Death Registry; Browns Creek; Vol #__(1937); Page 49; WV Archives Web Site.
Fredrick Leaon Bryson; age 5 mons, 9 days; born at Kyle, WV; colored; parents, Oma and Georgia
(Law) Bryson; died 23 Apr 1937 from broncha pneumonia; reported by Oma Bryson.


Alexander Bryson

1. 1920 Census, Pulaski Co, VA; Hiwassee District; Allisonia Precinct; taken on 28 Jan 1920; Page 42B;
Image 2 of 15; Family #73/73.
Listed as Elexandria Bryson; age 47; born in VA; married; black; ore miner; head of household.


Luella

1. 1920 Census, Pulaski Co, VA; Hiwassee District; Allisonia Precinct; taken on 28 Jan 1920; Page 42B;
Image 2 of 15; Family #73/73.
Listed as Lul E. Bryson; age 34; born in VA; married; black; in household of husband, Alexander
Bryson.


Ruth E. Bryson

1. 1920 Census, Pulaski Co, VA; Hiwassee District; Allisonia Precinct; taken on 28 Jan 1920; Page 42B;
Image 2 of 15; Family #73/73.
Listed as Ruth E. Bryson; age 9; born in VA; black; in household of father, Alexander Bryson.


Ralph R. Bryson

1. 1920 Census, Pulaski Co, VA; Hiwassee District; Allisonia Precinct; taken on 28 Jan 1920; Page 42B;
Image 2 of 15; Family #73/73.
Listed as Ralph R. Bryson; age 7; born in VA; black; in household of father, Alexander Bryson.


Anna M. Bryson

1. 1920 Census, Pulaski Co, VA; Hiwassee District; Allisonia Precinct; taken on 28 Jan 1920; Page 42B;
Image 2 of 15; Family #73/73.
Listed as Anna M. Bryson; age 5; born in VA; black; in household of father, Alexander Bryson.


Matron E. Bryson

1. 1920 Census, Pulaski Co, VA; Hiwassee District; Allisonia Precinct; taken on 28 Jan 1920; Page 42B;
Image 2 of 15; Family #73/73.
Listed as Matron E. Bryson; age 1 yr 10 mons; born in VA; black; in household of father, Alexander
Bryson.


Leslie Hariston

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1933); Page 20; WV Archives Web Site.
Leslie Hariston; age 29; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; black; living at War, WV;employed by
railroad; son of Pet and Maggie; married on 9 Sep 1933 at War, WV; Annie Smith; age 26; born
in Roanoke, VA; single; black; living at War, WV; daughter of unlisted parents.
2. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Premier; taken 3 Apr 1940; Page 782B;
E D # 24-40; Image 4 of 36; Household #21.
Listed as Leslie Hairston; age 35; born in WV; married; negro; 7th grade education; lived at War,
McDowell Co, WV on 1 Apr 1935; lodger; loader in coal mine; in household of Everett O. Bryson.


Ceola

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Premier; taken 3 Apr 1940; Page 782B;
E D # 24-40; Image 4 of 36; Household #21.
Listed as Ceola Hairston; age 23; born in NC; married; negro; 1 yr HS education; lived in McDowell
Co, WV on 1 Apr 1935; in household of Everett O. Bryson, with husband, Leslie Hairston.


John Wiley Perkey Sr

1. Mingo Co, WV; Marriage Registry; Vol #__(1900); Page 114; Line #23; WV Archives Web Site.
John Purkey; age 21; born and living in Johnson Co, KY; married on 11 Sep 1900 in Mingo Co,
WV; Maggie Musick; age 18; born and living in Johnson Co, KY.
2. McDowell Co, WV; WW I Draft Registration Card #3604; 12 Sep 1918; Ancestry.com Web Site.
John Wiley Perkey; age 42; born 26 Jul 1876; living at Premier, WV; coal miner for Premier Poca
Colleries, Premier, WV; nearest relative, Maggie Perkey, Premier, WV; medium height and build;
brown eyes and dark brown hair.
3. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Davy-Pocahontas; taken on 9/10 Feb
1920; Page 203A; Image 1 of 16; Family #162/162.
Listed as John W. Perkey; age 42; born in KY; married; coal miner; head of household.
4. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Premier Mine Village; taken on 15 Apr
1930; Page 240B; Image 20 of 35; Family #164/164.
Listed as John W. Perkey, Sr; age 53; born in KY; married at 23; trackman in coal mine; head of
household.
5. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Premier; taken 3 Apr 1940; Page 782B;
E D # 24-40; Image 4 of 36; Household #22.
Listed as J.W. Perkey, Sr; age 63; born in KY; widowed; 6th grade education; lived in same house
on 1 Apr 1935; coal loader in mine; head of household.


Maggie Musick

1. Mingo Co, WV; Marriage Registry; Vol #__(1900); Page 114; Line #23; WV Archives Web Site.
John Purkey; age 21; born and living in Johnson Co, KY; married on 11 Sep 1900 in Mingo Co,
WV; Maggie Musick; age 18; born and living in Johnson Co, KY.
2. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Davy-Pocahontas; taken on 9/10 Feb
1920; Page 203A; Image 1 of 16; Family #162/162.
Listed as Maggie Perkey; age 33; born in KY; married; in household of husband, John W. Perkey.
3. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Premier Mine Village; taken on 15 Apr
1930; Page 240B; Image 20 of 35; Family #164/164.
Listed as Maggie Perkey; age 45; born in KY; married at 16; in household of husband, John W.
Perkey.
4. District of Columbia; Death Certificate #48164; Health Dept Permit Office; LDS Web Site.
Maggie Perkey; age 68; born 10 May 1884 in KY; usual residence, Premier, WV; married;
wife of John W. Perkey; housewife; daughter of Abe and unknown mother Music; died 2 Mar
1953 in Eastern State Hospital, Lexington, KY after 9 yr stay; from carcinoma; buried 5 Mar 1953
in Fort Lincoln Cemetery, Colmar Manor, Prince Georges Co, MD; informant, Theodore Perkey, son


Theodore "Teddy" Perkey

1. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Davy-Pocahontas; taken on 9/10 Feb
1920; Page 203A; Image 1 of 16; Family #162/162.
Listed as Teddy Perkey; age 13; born in WV; in household of father, John W. Perkey.


Garnet Perkey

1. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Davy-Pocahontas; taken on 9/10 Feb
1920; Page 203A; Image 1 of 16; Family #162/162.
Listed as Garnet Perkey; age 11; born in KY; in household of father, John W. Perkey.


Robert P. Perkey

1. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Davy-Pocahontas; taken on 9/10 Feb
1920; Page 203A; Image 1 of 16; Family #162/162.
Listed as Robert Perkey; age 11 mons; born in WV; in household of father, John W. Perkey.
2. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Premier Mine Village; taken on 15 Apr
1930; Page 240B; Image 20 of 35; Family #164/164.
Listed as Robert P. Perkey; age 11; born in WV; in household of father, John W. Perkey.


Thomas H. Perkey

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Premier Mine Village; taken on 15 Apr
1930; Page 240B; Image 20 of 35; Family #164/164.
Listed as Thomas H. Perkey; age 4 yrs, 10 mons; born in WV; in household of father, John W.
Perkey.


Gilbert Jack Perkey

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Premier Mine Village; taken on 15 Apr
1930; Page 240B; Image 20 of 35; Family #164/164.
Listed as Gilbert J. Perkey; age 1 yr, 2 mons; born in WV; in household of father, John W.
Perkey.


Robert Luther Chambers

1. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; taken on _____1930; Page 223A; Image 25
of 32; Family #268/285.
Listed as Luther Chambers; age 5; born in WV; in household of father, James F. Chambers.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1928); WV Archives Web Site.
Robert L. Chambers; age 24; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; miner; living at Marytown, WV; son
of John and Roxie; married on 25 Aug 1928 at Welch, WV; Mary Perkey; age 18; born in Johnson
Co, KY; single; daughter of John and Aggie (sic, Maggie); with consent of father, John W. Perkey.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #'66 005365; WV Archives Web Site via LDS Web Site.
Robert Luther Chambers; age 61; born 13 Aug 1904 at Hemphill, WV; married; barber; SS#233-14-5866;
living at Welch, WV; son of John and Roxie (Wiles) Chambers; died 21 Apr 1966 at Welch, WV; from
an acute coronary thrombosis; buried 23 Apr 1966 in Iaeger Memorial, Roderfield, WV; informant, Helen
Chambers, Welch.
4. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 14 Aug 2014.
Robert L. Chambers; born 13 Aug 1904; died 21 Apr 1966; buried here; grave marker photo shown;
"VIRGINIA PFC 7 PORT HQ TC WORLD WARD II".


Mary Elizabeth Perkey

1. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Davy-Pocahontas; taken on 9/10 Feb
1920; Page 203A; Image 1 of 16; Family #162/162.
Listed as Mary E. Perkey; age 7; born in KY; in household of father, John W. Perkey.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1928); WV Archives Web Site.
Robert L. Chambers; age 24; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; miner; living at Marytown, WV; son
of John and Roxie; married on 25 Aug 1928 at Welch, WV; Mary Perkey; age 18; born in Johnson
Co, KY; single; daughter of John and Aggie (sic, Maggie); with consent of father, John W. Perkey.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #15182; WV Archives Web Site.
Mrs Mary Elizabeth Chambers; age 18 yrs, 3 mons, 5 days; born 26 Jul 1913 at Van Lear, KY;
married; wife of Robert L. Chambers; housewife; living at Ashland, WV; daughter of John and
Maggie (Music) Perkey; died 1 Nov 1931 in Stevens Clinic, Welch, WV fro, puerperal sepsis; buried
3 Nov 1931 at Roderfield, WV; informant, Robert L. Chambers, Ashland, WV.


Eva Frazier

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Premier; taken 3 Apr 1940; Page 782B;
E D # 24-40; Image 4 of 36; Household #22.
Listed as Eva Fraizer; age 21; born in VA; married; 5th grade education; lived in McDowell Co, WV
on 1 Apr 1935; hired housekeeper; in household of John W. Perkey.


Viola Frazier

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Premier; taken 3 Apr 1940; Page 782B;
E D # 24-40; Image 4 of 36; Household #22.
Listed as Viola Fraizer; age 3; born in WV; no education; daughter of Eva Fraizer; in household of
John W. Perkey.


Owens Spencer Dobbins

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Premier; taken 3 Apr 1940; Page 782B;
E D # 24-40; Image 5 of 36; Household #23.
Listed as Owens Dobbins; age 34; born in NC; married; negro; 8th grade education; lived in same
house on 1 Apr 1935; coal loader in mine; head of household.
2. Wilkes Co, NC; Death Certificate #19470; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Owens Spencer Dobbins; age 44 yrs, 3 mons, 20 days; born 10 Apr 1906 in Wilkes Co, NC; negro;
married; laborer for Chatham Mfg Co; living at Roaring River, NC; son of Augustus and Sallie
(Clements) Dobbins; died 31 Jul 1950 in rural Edwards (Township), Wilkes Co, NC; from cardiac
infarction; buried 2 Aug 1950 in Mt Holly Church Cemetery, Wilkes Co, NC; informant, Susie
Dobbins, Roaring River, NC.


Susie Hunt

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Premier; taken 3 Apr 1940; Page 782B;
E D # 24-40; Image 5 of 36; Household #23.
Listed as Susie Dobbins; age 32; born in NC; married; negro; 4 yrs HS education; lived in same
house on 1 Apr 1935; in household of husband, Owens S. Dobbins.


Lucy Alease Dobbins

1. NC Birth Index, 1800-2000; LDS Web Site.
Lucy Alease Dobbins; born in 1932 in Wilkes Co, NC to Owens Dobbins.
2. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Premier; taken 3 Apr 1940; Page 782B;
E D # 24-40; Image 5 of 36; Household #23.
Listed as Alease Dobbins; age 7; born in NC; negro; 2nd grade education; lived in same
house on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Owens S. Dobbins.


Owens Spencer Dobbins Jr

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Premier; taken 3 Apr 1940; Page 783A;
E D # 24-40; Image 6 of 36; Household #23.
Listed as Owens Dobbins, Jr; age 6; born in NC; negro; 1st grade education; lived in same
house on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Owens S. Dobbins.


Augustus Dobbins

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Premier; taken 3 Apr 1940; Page 783A;
E D # 24-40; Image 6 of 36; Household #23.
Listed as Augustus Dobbins; age 2; born in WV; negro; no education; in household of father,
Owens S. Dobbins.