McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families

Notes


John C. Brooks

1. 1850 Census, Tazewell Co, VA; Western District; taken on 7 Jul 1850; Page 220B; Image 14 of
213; Family #90/90.
Listed as John C. Brooks; age 1; born in VA; in household of grandmother, Mary Asbury Brooks,
with parents.
2 Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940; LDS Web Site.
John C. Brooks; age 20; born in Tazewell Co, VA; single; son of James and Ruthy; married on 17
Dec 1868 in Tazewell Co, VA; Priscilla West; age 16; born in Bland Co, VA; single; daughter of
John and Susan.
3. 1870 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, Jeffersonville District, Court House P.O., taken on 19 Jul 1870,
Page 384B, Family #436.
Listed as John Brooks, age 20, born in VA, farm laborer, head of household.
4. 1880 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, Jeffersonvile District, page 259B.
Listed as John C. Brooks, age 29, born in VA, laborer, head of household.
5. 1900 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, Jeffersonville District, taken on 23/25 Jun 1900, Page 121A,
Family #362.
Listed as John Brooks, age 54, born in Jul 1845? in VA, farm laborer, head of household.
6. "Marriage Records of McDowell Co, WV", page 34.
Marriage Record, Book 1, 1865-1896, page 121.
H.S. Myers, age 18, born in McDowell Co, WV, son of T.R. and Mary
Myers, married on 4 Feb 1890 Eliza Brooks, age 18, born in Tazewell Co, VA.
daughter of John C. and Priscilla Brooks.
7. "Marriage Records of McDowell Co, WV", page 32.
Marriage Record, Book 1, 1865-1896, page 119.
John R. Bowling, age 19, born in Tazewell Co, VA, son of William H. and
Julia Ann Bolen, married on 14 Aug 1889 Susan L. Brooks, age 17, born in
Tazewell Co, VA, daughter of John C. and Priscilla Brooks.


James Brooks

1. 1850 Census, Tazewell Co, VA; Western District; taken on 7 Jul 1850; Page 220B; Image 14 of
213; Family #90/90.
Listed as James Brooks; age 22; born in VA; in household of mother, Mary Asbury Brooks, with
wife, Ruth Brooks.


Ruth

1. 1850 Census, Tazewell Co, VA; Western District; taken on 7 Jul 1850; Page 220B; Image 14 of
213; Family #90/90.
Listed as Ruth Brooks, age 23, born in VA, in household of mother-in-law, Mary Asbury Brooks,
with husband, James Brooks.
2. 1860 Census, Tazewell Co, VA; Western District; Thompson Valley PO; taken on 20 Jul 1860; Page
812; Image 16 of 99; Family #856/841.
Listed as Ruth Brooks; age 34; born in VA; in household of mother-in-law, Mary Asbury Brooks.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Death Registry; Vol #__(1904); Page 8; Line 11; WV Archives Web Site.
Rutha Brooks; age 77; died 17 Sep 1904 in Sandy River District, McDowell Co, WV from unknown
cause; informant, Maggie Brooks.


Flora Long

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Premier; taken 6 Apr 1940; Page 784B;
E D # 24-40; Image 9 of 36; Household #51.
Listed as Flora Long; age 18; born in WV; negro; married; 7th grade education; lived in Raleigh Co,
WV on 1 Apr 1935; in household of grandfather, George Thomas, with child.


Martha Long

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Premier; taken 6 Apr 1940; Page 784B;
E D # 24-40; Image 9 of 36; Household #51.
Listed as Martha Long; age 6 mons; born in WV; negro; iin household of great grandfather, George
Thomas, with mother.


Frank Verdiglione

1. 1920 Census, Browns Creek District; Premier; taken on 31 Jan 1920; Page 197A; Image 5 of 16;
Family #44/44.
Listed as Frank Verdiglione; age 2 yrs, 1 mon; born in WV; in household of father, Guieseppe
Verdiglione.
2. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Premier; taken 6 Apr 1940; Page 784B;
E D # 24-40; Image 9 of 36; Household #52.
Listed as Frank Verdiglione; age 23; born in WV; married; 2 yrs HS education; lived in same place
on 1 Apr 1935; truck driver for company store; head of household.
3. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Premier; taken 25 Apr 1940; Page 761B;
E D # 24-38; Image 2 of 10; Household #13.
Listed as Frank Velteglioni; age 22; born in WV; single; 4 yrs HS education; lived in same place on
1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Guieseppe Verdiglione.
4. US WWII Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Frank Verdiglione; born in 1917; native state, New Hampshire; living in McDowell Co, WV; enlisted
4 Jan 1942 at Ft Thomas, Newport, KY; in Air Corps as a Private; 2 yr HS; semi-skilled mechanic
and repairman of motor vehicles; married; 65" tall, 159 lbs.
5. McDowell Co, WV; Marruage Records; Vol #__(1950); Page 264; WV Archives Web Site.
Frank Verdiglione; age 32; born at Premier, WV; divorced; living at Roderfield, WV; married on
17 Mar 1950 in the Methodist Parsonage, Anawalt, McDowell Co, WV; Katherine Ardella Smith;
age 36; born in Gates City, VA; divorced; living at Thorpe, WV.


Eula Grey

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Premier; taken 6 Apr 1940; Page 784B;
E D # 24-40; Image 9 of 36; Household #52.
Listed as Eula Grey Verdiglione; age 23; born in NC; married; 4 yrs HS education; lived in same place
on 1 Apr 1935; in household of husband, Frank Verdiglione.


Guieseppe "Joe Sepp" Verdiglione

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1917); Page 369; WV Archives Web Site.
Joe Verdigilone; age 26; born in Italy; single; machine runner; living at Premier, WV; son of Roco
and Rapaelle; married on 4 Aug 1917 at Welch, WV; Guiseppina Caneddee; age 36; born in Italy;
single; daughter of Dix Giovanne and Domenica.
2. McDowell Co, WV; WW I Draft Registration Card #2905; 5 Jun 1917; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Guseppi Verdiglione; age 26; born in Kanpoli?, Kdibi?, Italy; alien; living at Premier, WV; miner;
employed by Premier Poca Coal Co, Premier, WV; married; dependent wife and 2 children;
short with stout build; brown eyes and black hair.
3. 1920 Census, Browns Creek District; Premier; taken on 31 Jan 1920; Page 197A; Image 5 of 16;
Family #44/44.
Listed as Guieseppe Verdiglione; age 29; born in Italy; married; immigrated to US in 1906; alien;
coal miner; head of household.
4. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Premier; taken 25 Apr 1940; Page 761B;
E D # 24-38; Image 2 of 10; Household #13.
Listed as Joseph Velteglioni; age 46; born in Italy; married; no education; lived in same place on
1 Apr 1935; truck driver; head of household.
5. McDowell Co, WV; WW II Draft Registration Card #U-304; 27 Apt 1942; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Giuseppi Verdiglione; age 51; born 4 May 1891 in Italy; living at Premier, WV; self employed;
person who will always know address, Malina Verdiglione, Grace Hospital, Welch, WV; 5'5" tall;
160 lbs; brown eyes; black hair; ruddy complexion.
6. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #'59 010883; WV Archive Web Site.
Joe Sepp Verdiglione; age 69; born 4 May 1890 in Calaboria, Italy; widowed; retired coal sales
operator; living at Roderfield, WV; son of unknown parents; died 27 Jun 1959 in Welch
Emergency Hospital, from adeno carcinoma of prostate with pelvic metastasis; operated in Grace
Hospital, Welch with tissue diagnosis; buried 30 Jun 1960 in Woodlawn Memorial Park, Bluewell,
WV; informant, Mrs. Tony Verdiglione, Welch.


Guiseppena "Josephine" Correddo

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1917); Page 369; WV Archives Web Site.
Joe Verdigilone; age 26; born in Italy; single; machine runner; living at Premier, WV; son of Roco
and Rapaelle; married on 4 Aug 1917 at Welch, WV; Guiseppina Caneddee; age 36; born in Italy;
single; daughter of Dix Giovanne and Domenica.
2. 1920 Census, Browns Creek District; Premier; taken on 31 Jan 1920; Page 197A; Image 5 of 16;
Family #44/44.
Listed as Guieseppena Verdiglione; age 40; born in Italy; married; immigrated to US in 1915; alien;
in household of husband, Guieseppe Virdiglione.
3. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Premier; taken 25 Apr 1940; Page 761B;
E D # 24-38; Image 2 of 10; Household #13.
Listed as Josephine Velteglioni; age 41; born in Italy; married; no education; lived in same place on
1 Apr 1935; in household of husband, Guieseppe Verdiglione.
4. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #'58 001999; WV Archives Web Site.
Josephine Verdiglione; age 81; born 19 Apr 1876 in Bortigoli, Sardinia, Italy; married; housewife;
living at Premier, WV; daughter of John and Zendo Correddo; died 21 Jan 1958 in Grace Hospital,
Welch, WV; from arteriosclerotic heart disease with congestive heart failure due to old
myocardial infarction with heart wall aneurysm since 1951; buried 24 Jan 1954 at Woodlawn
Memorial Park, Bluewell, WV.


Malina "Lenna" Verdiglione

1. 1920 Census, Browns Creek District; Premier; taken on 31 Jan 1920; Page 197A; Image 5 of 16;
Family #44/44.
Listed as Lenna Verdiglione; age 1 mon; born in WV; in household of father, Guieseppe Verdiglione.
2. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Premier; taken 25 Apr 1940; Page 761B;
E D # 24-38; Image 2 of 10; Household #13.
Listed as Malena Velteglioni, absent; age 34; born in WV; single; 4 yrs HS education; lived in same
place on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Guieseppe Verdiglione.


Frank Verdiglione

1. 1920 Census, Browns Creek District; Premier; taken on 31 Jan 1920; Page 197A; Image 5 of 16;
Family #44/44.
Listed as Frank Verdiglione; age 2 yrs, 1 mon; born in WV; in household of father, Guieseppe
Verdiglione.
2. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Premier; taken 6 Apr 1940; Page 784B;
E D # 24-40; Image 9 of 36; Household #52.
Listed as Frank Verdiglione; age 23; born in WV; married; 2 yrs HS education; lived in same place
on 1 Apr 1935; truck driver for company store; head of household.
3. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Premier; taken 25 Apr 1940; Page 761B;
E D # 24-38; Image 2 of 10; Household #13.
Listed as Frank Velteglioni; age 22; born in WV; single; 4 yrs HS education; lived in same place on
1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Guieseppe Verdiglione.
4. US WWII Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Frank Verdiglione; born in 1917; native state, New Hampshire; living in McDowell Co, WV; enlisted
4 Jan 1942 at Ft Thomas, Newport, KY; in Air Corps as a Private; 2 yr HS; semi-skilled mechanic
and repairman of motor vehicles; married; 65" tall, 159 lbs.
5. McDowell Co, WV; Marruage Records; Vol #__(1950); Page 264; WV Archives Web Site.
Frank Verdiglione; age 32; born at Premier, WV; divorced; living at Roderfield, WV; married on
17 Mar 1950 in the Methodist Parsonage, Anawalt, McDowell Co, WV; Katherine Ardella Smith;
age 36; born in Gates City, VA; divorced; living at Thorpe, WV.


Katherine Ardella Smith

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marruage Records; Vol #__(1950); Page 264; WV Archives Web Site.
Frank Verdiglione; age 32; born at Premier, WV; divorced; living at Roderfield, WV; married on
17 Mar 1950 in the Methodist Parsonage, Anawalt, McDowell Co, WV; Katherine Ardella Smith;
age 36; born in Gates City, VA; divorced; living at Thorpe, WV.


Tony Verdiglione

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Premier; taken 25 Apr 1940; Page 761B;
E D # 24-38; Image 2 of 10; Household #13.
Listed as Tony Velteglioni; age 16; born in WV; single; 7th grade education; lived in same
place on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Guieseppe Verdiglione.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1943); Page 451; WV Archives Web Site.
Tony Verdiglione; age 21; born and living at Premier, WV; single; married on 16 May 1943 at Davy,
WV; Maxine McGraw; age 21; born in KY; single; living at Premier, WV.
3. WW II Young American Patriots, 1941-1945; Ancestry.com Web Site; McDowell Co, WV; Page 428.
Tony Verdiglione; Tech Sargent/5; US Army; born 5 Dec 1922; entered srevice 20 May 1943;
served at Camp Roberts, Desert Training Center, CA; Ft Bragg, NC; Camp Shanks, NY; England;
France; Germany; Ardennes; Rhineland; Central Europe; Camp Kilmer, NJ; Ft Meade, MD; awarded
4 Bronze Stars; Good Conduct Medal; VM; Amer; EAME; attended Welch HS; Catholic; son of M/M
Joe Vergigilone, Welch, WV; husband of Mrs. Maxine McGraw Verdiglione, Welch.


Maxine McGraw

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1943); Page 451; WV Archives Web Site.
Tony Verdiglione; age 21; born and living at Premier, WV; single; married on 16 May 1943 at Davy,
WV; Maxine McGraw; age 21; born in KY; single; living at Premier, WV.