McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families and Individuals

Notes


Thomas Hankins

1. Tazewell Co, VA; WW I Draft Registration Card #733; 5 Jun 1917; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Thomas Hankins; age 21; born 14 Sep 1896 in VA; living at Cedar Bluff, VA; farmer for father;
living at home; single; dependent father and mother; medium height and build; gray eyesand black
hair.
2. Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940; LDS Web Site.
Thomas Hankins; age 24; born in 1895; son of William and Mary; married on 2 Apr 1919 in Tazewell
Co, VA; Nancy J. Sparks; age 34; born in 1885; daughter of James and Lucy.


Nancy J. Sparks

1. Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940; LDS Web Site.
Thomas Hankins; age 24; born in 1895; son of William and Mary; married on 2 Apr 1919 in Tazewell
Co, VA; Nancy J. Sparks; age 34; born in 1885; daughter of James and Lucy.


Earl "Junior" Coffey

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Premier; taken 6 Apr 1940; Page 784B;
E D # 24-40; Image 8 of 36; Household #43.
Listed as Earl Coffee; age 8; born in WV; 2nd grade education; lived in same house
on 1 Apr 1935; in household of grandmother, Florence Cook Cash.
2. McDowell Co, WV: Marriage Records; Vol #__(1953); Page 65; WV Archives Web Site.
Earl Junior Coffey; age 23; born and living at Premier, WV; single; married on 25 Nov 1953 at
Roderfield, WV; Lovice Kennedy; age 19; born at Iaeger, WV; single; living at Roderfield, WV; with
consent of John and Lucy Kennedy, parents of Lovice Kennedy.


Lovice Kennedy

1. McDowell Co, WV: Marriage records; Vol #__(1953); Page 65; WV Archives Web Site.
Earl Junior Coffey; age 23; born and living at Premier, WV; single; married on 25 Nov 1953 at
Roderfield, WV; Lovice Kennedy; age 19; born at Iaeger, WV; single; living at Roderfield, WV; with
consent of John and Lucy Kennedy, parents of Lovice Kennedy.


Thomas Jefferson Shannon

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Premier Mining Village; taken on 16 Apr
1930; Page 241B; Image 22 of 35; Family #180/180.
Listed as Thomas Shannon; age 64; born in VA; negro; married at 20; outside tippleman at coal
mine; head of household.
2. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Premier; taken 6 Apr 1940; Page 784B;
E D # 24-40; Image 8 of 36; Household #44.
Listed as Tom Shannon; age 75; born in VA; negro; married; 5th grade education; lived in same
house on 1 Apr 1935; old age assistance; head of household.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #15069; WV Archives Web Site.
Thomas Jefferson Shannon; age 76 yrs, 3 mons, 17 days; born in Montgomery Co, VA; married,
husband of Ellen (sic, Helen) Shannon; laborer at tipple for coal mine; son of John and Ellen
Shannon; died 19 oct 1941 at Premier, WV from general arterisclerosis with heart disease; buried
22 Oct 1941 in cemetery at Premier, WV; informant, Helen Shannon, Premier, WV.


Nancy Helen Banks

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Premier Mining Village; taken on 16 Apr
1930; Page 241B; Image 22 of 35; Family #180/180.
Listed as Hellen N. Shannon; age 55; born in VA; negro; married at 17; in household of husband,
Thomas J. Shannon.
2. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Premier; taken 6 Apr 1940; Page 784B;
E D # 24-40; Image 8 of 36; Household #44.
Listed as Helen Shannon; age 72; born in VA; negro; married; 5th grade education; lived in same
house on 1 Apr 1935; in household of husband, Thomas J. Shannon.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #14795; WV Archives Web Site.
Nancy Helen Shannon; age 78 yrs, 2 mons, 10 days; born 1 Sep 1867 in Tazewell, VA; widow of
Thomas Shannon, deceased: colored; housewife; living at Premier, WV; daughter of Carey and
Matilda (Lewis) Banks, both born in Tazewell, VA; died 10 Dec 1945 at premier, WV; due to cerebral
hemorrhage with hypertension; buried 16 Dec 1945 at Roderfield, WV; informant, Alice White; 305
Belcher St. (Welch, WV?).


Sylvester W. Shannon

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Premier Mining Village; taken on 16 Apr
1930; Page 241B; Image 22 of 35; Family #180/180.
Listed as Sylvester W. Shannon; age 21; born in VA; negro; single; in household of father,
Thomas J. Shannon.
2. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Premier; taken 6 Apr 1940; Page 784B;
E D # 24-40; Image 8 of 36; Household #44.
Listed as Celveste Shannon; age 30; born in VA; negro; single; 3rd grade education; lived in same
house on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Thomas J. Shannon.


Charles Shannon

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Premier Mining Village; taken on 16 Apr
1930; Page 241B; Image 22 of 35; Family #180/180.
Listed as Charley Shannon; age 19; born in WV; negro; single; in household of father,
Thomas J. Shannon.
2. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Premier; taken 6 Apr 1940; Page 784B;
E D # 24-40; Image 8 of 36; Household #44.
Listed as Charlie Shannon; age 27; born in WV; negro; married; 1 yr HS education; lived in same
house on 1 Apr 1935; truck driver for private family; in household of father, Thomas J. Shannon.


Katie Shannon

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Premier Mining Village; taken on 16 Apr
1930; Page 241B; Image 22 of 35; Family #180/180.
Listed as Katie Harris; age 37; born in VA; negro; married at 22; in household of father,
Thomas J. Shannon.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #16643; WV Archives Web Site.
Kate Harris; age 37 yrs, 8 mons, 21 days; born 29 Mar 1894 in Tazewell Co, VA; colored; married;
wife of John Harris; living at Premier, WV; daughter of Tom and Helen Shannon; died 20 Dec 1931
in Grace Hospital, Welch, WV; from a brain tumor; buried 23 Dec 1931 at Premier, WV; informant,
John Harris, Premier, WV.


Alice G. Harris

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Premier Mining Village; taken on 16 Apr
1930; Page 241B; Image 22 of 35; Family #180/180.
Listed as Alice G. Harris; age 12; born in WV; negro; in household of grandfather, Thomas J.
Shannon, with mother.


Cary L. Harris

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Premier Mining Village; taken on 16 Apr
1930; Page 241B; Image 22 of 35; Family #180/180.
Listed as Cary L. Harris; age 9; born in WV; negro; in household of grandfather, Thomas J.
Shannon, with mother.
2. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Premier; taken 6 Apr 1940; Page 784B;
E D # 24-40; Image 8 of 36; Household #44.
Listed as Curry Harris; age 19; born in WV; negro; single 3 yrs HS education; lived in same
house on 1 Apr 1935; clerk in grocery store; in household of grandfather, Thomas J. Shannon.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1943); Page 281; WV Archives Web Site.
Carey Harris; age 22; born and living at Premier, WV; colored; single; married on 2 jan 1943 at
Roderfield, WV; Ophelia Martin; age 20; born in NC; single; colored; living at Premier, WV; with
consent of Lillie Harris (sic, Martin), mother of Ophelia Harris (sic, Martin).


Ophelia Martin

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1943); Page 281; WV Archives Web Site.
Carey Harris; age 22; born and living at Premier, WV; colored; single; married on 2 jan 1943 at
Roderfield, WV; Ophelia Martin; age 20; born in NC; single; colored; living at Premier, WV; with
consent of Lillie Harris (sic, Martin), mother of Ophelia Harris (sic, Martin).


James Faulkner

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage records; Vol #__(1933); Page 309; WV Archives Web Site.
James Faulkner; age 21; born in Halifax Co, VA; single; black; miner; living at Iaeger, WV; son of
Andrew and Mary; married on 31 Jul 1933 at Welch, WV; Margaret E. Harris; age 18; born in
McDowell co, WV; single; black; living at Iaeger, WV; daughter of John and Katie.


Margaret E. Harris

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Premier Mining Village; taken on 16 Apr
1930; Page 241B; Image 22 of 35; Family #180/180.
Listed as Margaret E. Harris; age 14; born in WV; negro; in household of grandfather, Thomas J.
Shannon, with mother.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage records; Vol #__(1933); Page 309; WV Archives Web Site.
James Faulkner; age 21; born in Halifax Co, VA; single; black; miner; living at Iaeger, WV; son of
Andrew and Mary; married on 31 Jul 1933 at Welch, WV; Margaret E. Harris; age 18; born in
McDowell co, WV; single; black; living at Iaeger, WV; daughter of John and Katie.


Katie Mae Faulkner

1. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by;
Kenneth Bowen; 18 Apr 2013.
Katie Mae Faulkner; born and died 17 Apr 1934 at Iaeger, WV; buried here, no grave marker photo shown;
d/o James Faulkner, born in Custer Springs, VA, and Margaret Harris, born in Premier, WV.