McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Familys and Individuals

Notes


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.


William George "Will" Webster

1, 1900 Census, Lewis Co, TN; 8th District; taken on 5 Jun 1900; Page 204B; Image 4 of 20;
Family #36/36.
Listed as William Webster; age ??; born in (can't read) inTN; black; single; boarder; day laborer;
in household of future father-in-law, Charkles Collins.
2. 1910 Census, Lewis Co, TN; 8th District; taken on 26 Apr 1910; Page 63A; Image 9 of 16; Family
#87/87.
Listed as Will Webster; age 28; born in TN; mulatto; married once for 8 yrs; molder at furnace; head
of household.
3. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Premier; taken 6 Apr 1940; Page 784B;
E D # 24-40; Image 8 of 36; Household #45.
Listed as Will Webster; age 56; born in TN; negro; married; 6th grade education; lived in same
place on 1 Apr 1935; loader in coal mine; head of household.
4. Mercer Co, WV; Death Certificate #2012; WV Archives Web Site.
William G. Webster; age 70; born in Pulaski Co, TN; in 1882; married; negro; retired; living at Davy,
WV; son of Joe and Dolly Webster; died 18 jan 1952 in the Bluefield Sanitarium, Bluefield, WV; from
a myocardial infraction due to generalized arteriosclerosis; buried 22 jan 1952 at Roderfield, WV;
informant, Charlie B. Webster.
5. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 29 Dec 2013.
William G. Webster; born 1 Jun 1880; died 18 Jan 1952; buried here; headstone photo shown;
"HUSBAND * At home with the best"


Ellen Collins

1, 1900 Census, Lewis Co, TN; 8th District; taken on 5 Jun 1900; Page 204B; Image 4 of 20;
Family #36/36.
Listed as Ellen Collins; age ??; born in (can't read) inTN; black; single; in household of father,
Charkles Collins.
2. Tennessee State Marriages, 1780-2002; LDS Web Site.
Will Webster; married on 19 Sep 1901 in Lewis Co, TN; Ellen Collins.
3. 1910 Census, Lewis Co, TN; 8th District; taken on 26 Apr 1910; Page 63A; Image 9 of 16; Family
#87/87.
Listed as Ellen Webster; age 24; born in TN; mulatto; married once for 8 yrs; 2 children, both living;
in household of husband, Will Webster.
4. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Premier; taken 6 Apr 1940; Page 784B;
E D # 24-40; Image 8 of 36; Household #45.
Listed as Ellen Webster; age 55; born in TN; negro; married; 4th grade education; lived in same
place on 1 Apr 1935; in household of husband, Will Webster.


T.W. Witherspoon

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1925); Page 322; WV Archives Web Site.
T.W. Witherspon; age 26; born in Wilkes Co, NC; single; black; miner; living at Twin Branch, WV;
son of William and Martha Witherspoon; married on 28 Feb 1925 at Welch, WV; Louvenia Webster;
age 21; born in Murray (sic, Maury) Co, TN; single; black; daughter of Will and Ellen Webster.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #7581; WV Archives Web Site.
T.W.Witherspoon; age 36 yrs, 2 mons, 23 days; born 5 Mar 1900 at Ferguson, NC; married; husband
of Luvenia Webster; coal loader in mine; living at Big Sandy, WV; son of Will and Martha (Horton)
Webster; died 28 May 1936 in the "Premier Cut" near Welch, WV from a fractured neck, with
crushing injuries to chest and body suffered in auto wreck; buried 31 May 1936 at West Graham,
VA; informant, Mrs. T. W. Witherspoon.


Lovenia Webster

1. 1910 Census, Lewis Co, TN; 8th District; taken on 26 Apr 1910; Page 63A; Image 9 of 16; Family
#87/87.
Listed as Luebinia Webster; age 7; born in TN; mulatto; in household of father, Will Webster.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1925); Page 322; WV Archives Web Site.
T.W. Witherspon; age 26; born in Wilkes Co, NC; single; black; miner; living at Twin Branch, WV;
son of William and Martha Witherspoon; married on 28 Feb 1925 at Welch, WV; Louvenia Webster;
age 21; born in Murray (sic, Maury) Co, TN; single; black; daughter of Will and Ellen Webster.
3. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Premier; taken 6 Apr 1940; Page 784B;
E D # 24-40; Image 8 of 36; Household #45.
Listed as Lovenia Witherspoon; age 36; born in TN; negro; widow; 3 yrs HS education; lived in
McDowell Co, WV on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Will Webster.
4. McDowell Co, WV; Death Registry; Vol #__(1951); Browns Creek; WV Archives Web Site.
Luvenia Witherspoon; age 47; born in Rockdale, TN; colored; hospital attendent and cook;
daughter of William George and Ellen (Collins) Webster; died 30 Jun 1951; due to cerebral
hemorrhage.
5. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 29 Dec 2013.
Luvenia Witherspoon; born in 1903; died in 1951; buried here; grave marker photo shown; "MOTHER".


Martha Witherspoon

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 #45.
Listed as Martha Witherspoon; age 13; born in WV; negro; 7th grade education; lived in
McDowell Co, WV on 1 Apr 1935; in household of grandfather, Will Webster, with mother.


Dorothy Witherspoon

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 #45.
Listed as Dorthy Witherspoon; age 10; born in WV; negro; 6th grade education; lived in
McDowell Co, WV on 1 Apr 1935; in household of grandfather, Will Webster, with mother.


Delores Witherspoon

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 #45.
Listed as Delores Witherspoon; age 8; born in WV; negro; 3rd grade education; lived in
McDowell Co, WV on 1 Apr 1935; in household of grandfather, Will Webster, with mother.


Donald Mac Witherspoon

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 #45.
Listed as Donald Mac Witherspoon; age 6; born in WV; negro; 1st grade education; lived in
McDowell Co, WV on 1 Apr 1935; in household of grandfather, Will Webster, with mother.
2. FindAgrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
Pennsylvania Lady; 22 May 2013; grave marker photo added by B. Walls.
Corp Donald Mack Witherspoon; born in 1933 in Welch, WV; died in 1952 in South Korea; buried
here; grave marker photo shown; "WEST VIRGINIA * CPL TO * KOREA";
"US Army
Korean War Veteran

558 TRANS CO AMPH TRK 21 TRN MED PORT

Corporal Witherspoon was a member of the 558th Transportation Amphibious Truck Company, 21st Transportation Medium Port. On April 29, 1952, the amphibious truck he was driving fell off the tidal wall near Wolmi-do, South Korea killing him."


Charles Collins

1, 1900 Census, Lewis Co, TN; 8th District; taken on 5 Jun 1900; Page 204B; Image 4 of 20;
Family #36/36.
Listed as Charles Collins; age 54; born in feb 1846 inTN; married 20 yrs; black; day laborer; head of
household.


Susan

1, 1900 Census, Lewis Co, TN; 8th District; taken on 5 Jun 1900; Page 204B; Image 4 of 20;
Family #36/36.
Listed as Susan Collins; age 45; born in unkn 1855 inTN; married 20 yrs; black; 11 children, 5 living;
in household of husband, Charkles Collins.
2. 1910 Census, Lewis Co, TN; 8th District; taken on 26 Apr 1910; Page 63A; Image 9 of 16; Family
#87/87.
Listed as Susie Collins; age 54; born in TN; widow; black; in household of son-in-law, Will Webster.


Felix Collins

1, 1900 Census, Lewis Co, TN; 8th District; taken on 5 Jun 1900; Page 204B; Image 4 of 20;
Family #36/36.
Listed as Felix Collins; age 18; born in (can't read) inTN; black; single; in household of father,
Charkles Collins.


Dora Collins

1, 1900 Census, Lewis Co, TN; 8th District; taken on 5 Jun 1900; Page 204B; Image 4 of 20;
Family #36/36.
Listed as Dore Collins; age ??; born in (can't read) inTN; black; single; in household of father,
Charkles Collins.