McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families and Individuals

Notes


John Luther Watson

1. U.S. WWII Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947[ Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: John Luther Watson
Race: White
Relationship to Draftee: Self (Head)
Birth Place: Premier McDowell, West Virginia, USA
Birth Date: 19 Jan 1917
Residence: Richlands, Tazewell, Virginia, USA
Registration Date: 1940
Occupation: Walker's Cheverolet Sales
Weight: 145
Complexion: Ruddy
Eye Color: Gray
Hair Color: Black
Height: 5 9
Next of Kin: Mary Fly
Relationship to Draftee: Mother
Household Members:
Name Relationship
John Luther Watson Self (Head)
Mary Fly Mother"
2. U.S., World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: John L Watson
Birth Year: 1917
Race: White, citizen (White)
Nativity State or Country: West Virginia
State of Residence: Virginia
County or City: Tazewell

Enlistment Date: 25 Mar 1941
Enlistment State: Virginia
Enlistment City: Roanoke
Branch: Branch Immaterial - Warrant Officers, USA
Branch Code: Branch Immaterial - Warrant Officers, USA
Grade: Private
Grade Code: Private
Component: Selectees (Enlisted Men)
Source: Civil Life

Education: 4 years of high school
Civil Occupation: Semiskilled mechanics and repairmen, motor vehicles
Marital Status: Single, without dependents
Height: 60
Weight: 132"
3. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007: Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: John L Watson
Gender: Male
Birth Date: 19 Jan 1917
Death Date: 12 Aug 1988
Claim Date: 23 Feb 1976
SSN: 233161749"
4. Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: John L. Watson
SSN: 233-16-1749
Last Residence:
24881 Roderfield, Mcdowell, West Virginia, USA
BORN: 19 Jan 1917
Died: 12 Aug 1988
State (Year) SSN issued: West Virginia (Before 1951)"
5. U.S., Department of Veterans Affairs BIRLS Death File, 1850-2010; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: John Watson
Gender: Male
Birth Date: 19 Jan 1917
Death Date: 12 Aug 1988
SSN: 233161749
Branch 1: ARMY
Enlistment Date 1: 25 Mar 1941
Release Date 1: 24 Nov 1945"
6. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by B. Walls; 17 Dec 2013.
"John Luther Watson
Birth 19 Jan 1917
Coalwood, McDowell County, West Virginia, USA
Death 12 Aug 1988 (aged 71)
Roderfield, McDowell County, West Virginia, USA
Burial
Iaeger Memorial Cemetery
Roderfield, McDowell County, West Virginia, USA"


Mary Jane Consolo

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Premier Mining Village; taken on 9 Apr
1930; Page 235A; Image 9 of 35; Family #68/68.
Listed as Mary J. Consolo; age 9; born in WV; in household of father, Ralph Consolo.
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 #53.
Listed as Mary Consolo; age 19; born in WV; single; 4 yrs HS education; lived in same house
on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Ralph Consolo.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Death Registry; Vol #__(1965); Browns Creek District; WV Archives Web Site.
Mary J. Watson; age 44; born 16 Nov 1921 at Premier, WV; married; housewife; living at Roderfield,
WV; daughter of Ralph and Josephine (Commuso) Consolo; died 11 Aug 1965 in Welch Emergency
Hospital, Welch, WV; from advanced liver cirrhosis with active anemia; buried 13 Aug 1965 in
Iaeger Memorial, Roderfield, WV; informant, John L. Watson, Roderfield, WV.
4. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Mary J Watson
[Mary Watson]
Gender: Female
Birth Date: 16 Nov 1921
Death Date: Aug 1965
Claim Date: 28 Aug 1965
SSN: 234203383"
5. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by kenneth bowen; 15 Aug 2012.
" Mary Jane Consolo Watson
Birth 16 Nov 1920
Premier, McDowell County, West Virginia, USA
Death 11 Aug 1965 (aged 44)
Welch, McDowell County, West Virginia, USA
Burial
Iaeger Memorial Cemetery
Roderfield, McDowell County, West Virginia, USA"

Additional Information Posted:
"Daughter of Ralph Consolo and Josephine Commuso."


Frank Fazio

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 #54.
Listed as Frank Fazio; age 47; born in Italy; married; 3rd grade education; lived in same place
on 1 Apr 1935; ourside man for coal mine; head of household.


Gelsomina

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 #54.
Listed as Gelsomia Fazio; age 47; born in Italy; married; no education; lived in same place
on 1 Apr 1935; in household of husband, Frank Fazio.


Antonia Fazio

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 #54.
Listed as Antonia Fazio; age 15; born in Italy; 7th grade education; lived in same place
on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Frank Fazio.


Ross Fazio

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 #54.
Listed as Ross Fazio; age 18; born in Italy; 8th grade education; lived in same place
on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Frank Fazio.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1948); Page 460; WV Archives Web Site.
Ross Fazio; age 25; born in Italy; single; living at Premier, WV; married on 30 Jun 1948 in the
Catholic Church at War, WV; Helen Frances Tolnay; age 17; born at Beckley, WV; single; living at
Premier, WV; with consent of Joseph Tolnay, father of Helen Tolnay.
3. Social Security Death Index; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Ross Fazio; born 11 Dec 1921; die 1 Jun 1927; last residence, Welch, McDowell Co, WV;
SS#234-28-2519; card issued in WV before 1951.


Helen Frances Tolnay

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1948); Page 460; WV Archives Web Site.
Ross Fazio; age 25; born in Italy; single; living at Premier, WV; married on 30 Jun 1948 in the
Catholic Church at War, WV; Helen Frances Tolnay; age 17; born at Beckley, WV; single; living at
Premier, WV; with consent of Joseph Tolnay, father of Helen Tolnay.
2. "Bluefield Daily Telegraph"; Bluefield, WV; Tuesday, 18 Dec 2007; Neswpaper Obit.
"BLUEFIELD — Helen Francis Fazio, 77, of Bluefield, a former resident of Welch, went to be with the Lord on Saturday, December 15, 2007. She was born on July 5, 1930 in Affinity, WV to the late Joseph and Theresa Tolnay.

"She was a member of the St. Peter Catholic Church and was active in the St. Theresa Society. She was also known for helping many other organizations throughout her community. She was a loving wife, mother, and grandmother. She was always there for her family and friends.

"In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband Ross Fazio, her sister Margaret Orban, her brothers Steve Tolnay and Charles Tolnay, and her great grandson Nicholas Blake Chittum.

"Those left to cherish her memory include her three daughters: Regina Hudson and her husband Joe (who was like a son to her) of Bluefield, with whom she made her home; Theresa Chittum and husband Kenneth of Princeton; Angie Meade and husband Scott of Bluefield, Va.; and one son: Jeffrey Fazio and wife Phyllis of Premier.

"She also leaves behind her grandchildren whom she loved dearly: Melissa Hudson of Christiansburg, Va., Brian Hudson of Bluefield, Mandy Chittum of Princeton, Chad Chittum of Princeton, Courtney Meade, McKenzie Meade, and Benjamin Ross Meade of Bluefield, Va., Stephanie Fazio of Morgantown, and Kayla Fazio of Princeton.; one great-grandson, Christopher Chittum of Princeton.

"She is also survived by her other siblings. Two sisters: Bess Morrison and Christine “Goldie” Tolnay; one brother: Andy Tolnay who all reside in Texas.

"A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated today (Tuesday), December 18, 2007 at 11 a.m. from the St. Peter Catholic Church in Welch, with Father That Son Nguyen, celebrant. Friends may call at the church today (Tuesday) from 10 to 11 a.m. Burial will follow at Roselawn Memorial Gardens in Princeton..."


David A.zariah Call

1. 1900 Census, Wilkes Co, NC; Brushy Mtn Township; taken on 21 Jun 1900; Page 32A; Image 16
of 21; Family #132/133.
Listed as David A. Call; age 14; born in NC in Mar 1886; in household of father, David E. Call.
2. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; Coalwood; taken on 30 Apr 1910; Page 169A;
Image 7 of 19; Family #146/146.
Listed as D.A. Call; age 22; born in NC; motoe brakeman in coal mine; boarder; in household of
H.V. Mahaffey.
3. 1920 Census, Pierce Co, WA; Camp Lewis, US Reservation; taken on 5 Jan 1920; Page 225;
Image 1 of 45; Family #4.
Listed as David A. Call; age 34; born in NC; single; cook; soilder in US Army; in household of
John M. Dickerson.
4. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1927); Page 186; WV Archives Web Site.
David A. Call; age 41; born in Wilkes Co, NC; single; night boss; living at Premier, WV; son of David
E. Call; married on 17 Jul 1927 at Premier, WV; Mary Pennington; age 24; born in McDowell Co,
WV; divorced; daughter of Malinda and Tom Pennington.
5. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Premier Mining Village; taken 9 Apr 1930;
Page 235A; Image 9 of 25; Family #65/65.
Listed as David A. Call; age 44; born in NC; married at 41; coal mine foreman; head of household.
6. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Premier; taken 6 Apr 1940; Page 784B;
E D # 24-40; Image 9 of 36; Household #55.
Listed as Dave Call; age 54; born in NC; married; 5th grade education; lived in same house
on 1 Apr 1935; bradish man for coal mine; head of household.
7. McDowell Co, WV; WW II Draft Registration Card #U-1714; 27 Apr 1946; Ancestry.com Web Site.
David A. Call; age 56; born 26 Mar 1886 in Wilkesboro, NC; living at Premier, WV; employed by
Premier Pocahontas Collieries Co, Premier, WV; person who will always know address, Mary Call,
Premier, WV; 5'8" tall; 145 lbs; blue eyes; gray hair; light complexion.
8. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #498; WV Archives Web Site.
David A. Call; age 52 yrs, 10 mons, 1 day; born 26 Mar 1894 in Greensboro (sic, Wilkes Co, NC)NC;
married; husband of Mary Call, age 47; living at Premier, WV; served in WWII; son of unknown
parents; died 27 Jan 1947 in the Grace Hsopital, Welch, WV from myocardial failure; buried 29 Jan
1946 (sic, 1947) in Iaeger Memorial, Roderfield, WV.
9. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 16 Mar 2014.
David Azariah Call; born 26 Mar 1886; died 27 Jan 1947; buried here; headstone photo shown;
"WEST VIRGINIA ??? WORLD WAR i".
"Family links:
Parents:
David Elkanah Call (1854 - 1931)
Cynthia Mariah Bullis Call (1854 - 1889)

Siblings:
Martha Emor Call Baity (1879 - 1931)*
David Azariah Call (1886 - 1947)
William Roby Call (1888 - 1953)*
John Englebert Call (1901 - 1987)**
Arthur Isaac Call (1909 - 1947)**

*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling..."


Mary M. Pennington

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1927); Page 186; WV Archives Web Site.
David A. Call; age 41; born in Wilkes Co, NC; single; night boss; living at Premier, WV; son of David
E. Call; married on 17 Jul 1927 at Premier, WV; Mary Pennington; age 24; born in McDowell Co,
WV; divorced; daughter of Malinda and Tom Pennington.
2. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Premier Mining Village; taken 9 Apr 1930;
Page 235A; Image 9 of 25; Family #65/65.
Listed as Mary M. Call; age 28; born in WV; married at 25; in household of husband, David A. Call.
3. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Premier; taken 6 Apr 1940; Page 784B;
E D # 24-40; Image 9 of 36; Household #55.
Listed as Mary Call; age 38; born in WV; married; 8th grade education; liverd in same house on 1
Apr 1935; in household of husband, David A. Call.


David Elkanah Call

1. 1900 Census, Wilkes Co, NC; Brushy Mtn Township; taken on 21 Jun 1900; Page 32A; Image 16
of 21; Family #132/133.
Listed as David E. Call; age 45; born in NC in Sep 1854; married 3 yrs; farmer; head of household.


Edward Elgin

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Elkhorn District; Maybeury; taken on 8 Apr 1930; Page 209A; Image
11 of 23; Family #111/115.
Listed as Edward Elgin; age 17; born in WV; single; bone picker for coal mine; in household of
father, Albert Elgin.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1935); Page 356; WV Archives Web Site.
Edward Elgin; age 23; born at Maybuery, McDowell Co, WV; single; miner; living at Switchback, WV;
son of Albert and Ethel; married on 25 Oct 1935 at Iaeger, WV; Violet Call; age 21; born in
McDowell Co, WV; single; living at Premier, WV daughter of Dave and Mary.


Violet M. Thomas

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Premier Mining Village; taken 9 Apr 1930;
Page 235A; Image 9 of 25; Family #65/65.
Listed as Violet M. Thomas; age 10; born in WV; in household of step-father, David A. Call, with
mother.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1935); Page 356; WV Archives Web Site.
Edward Elgin; age 23; born at Maybuery, McDowell Co, WV; single; miner; living at Switchback, WV;
son of Albert and Ethel; married on 25 Oct 1935 at Iaeger, WV; Violet Call; age 21; born in
McDowell Co, WV; single; living at Premier, WV daughter of Dave and Mary.
3. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Premier; taken 6 Apr 1940; Page 784B;
E D # 24-40; Image 9 of 36; Household #55.
Listed as Violet Call; age 20; born in WV; 8th grade education; liverd in same house on 1
Apr 1935; in household of father, David A. Call.


David Elkanah Call

1. 1900 Census, Wilkes Co, NC; Brushy Mtn Township; taken on 21 Jun 1900; Page 32A; Image 16
of 21; Family #132/133.
Listed as David E. Call; age 45; born in NC in Sep 1854; married 3 yrs; farmer; head of household.


Mary L.

1. 1900 Census, Wilkes Co, NC; Brushy Mtn Township; taken on 21 Jun 1900; Page 32A; Image 16
of 21; Family #132/133.
Listed as Mary L. Call; age 22; born in NC in Apr 1878; married 3 yrs; 2 children, both living; in
household of husband, David E. Call.


Cynthia M. Call

1. 1900 Census, Wilkes Co, NC; Brushy Mtn Township; taken on 21 Jun 1900; Page 32A; Image 16
of 21; Family #132/133.
Listed as Senthia M. Call; age 2; born in NC in Jul 1897; in household of father, David E. Call.


Julis R. Call

1. 1900 Census, Wilkes Co, NC; Brushy Mtn Township; taken on 21 Jun 1900; Page 32A; Image 16
of 21; Family #132/133.
Listed as Julis M. Call; age 9 mons; born in NC in Aug 1899; in household of father, David E. Call.


Mary M. Pennington

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1927); Page 186; WV Archives Web Site.
David A. Call; age 41; born in Wilkes Co, NC; single; night boss; living at Premier, WV; son of David
E. Call; married on 17 Jul 1927 at Premier, WV; Mary Pennington; age 24; born in McDowell Co,
WV; divorced; daughter of Malinda and Tom Pennington.
2. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Premier Mining Village; taken 9 Apr 1930;
Page 235A; Image 9 of 25; Family #65/65.
Listed as Mary M. Call; age 28; born in WV; married at 25; in household of husband, David A. Call.
3. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Premier; taken 6 Apr 1940; Page 784B;
E D # 24-40; Image 9 of 36; Household #55.
Listed as Mary Call; age 38; born in WV; married; 8th grade education; liverd in same house on 1
Apr 1935; in household of husband, David A. Call.


Grover N. Thomas

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Premier Mining Village; taken 9 Apr 1930;
Page 235A; Image 9 of 25; Family #65/65.
Listed as Grover N.Thomas; age 8; born in WV; in household of step-father, David A. Call, with
mother.
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 #55.
Listed as C.B. Call; age 16; born in WV; 8th grade education; liverd in same house on 1
Apr 1935; in household of father, David A. Call.


Paul Grimes

1. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Elkhorn District; Upland; taken on 16/17 jan 1920; Page 116A;
Image 9 of 29; Family #114/114.
Listed as Paul Grimes; age 2 yrs, 9 mons; born in WV; in household of father, Joseph H. Grimes.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1936); Page 357; WV Archives Web Site.
Paul Grimes; age 21; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; miner; living at Premier, WV; son of Joe
and Beckie; married on 29 Aug 1936 at Roderfield, WV; Eunice Pennington; age 22; born in
McDowell Co, WV; single; living at Premier, WV; daughter of James and Flora.
3. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Premier; taken 6 Apr 1940; Page 784B;
E D # 24-40; Image 9 of 36; Household #56.
Listed as Paul Grimes; age 24; born in WV; married; 6th grade education; lived in same house
on 1 Apr 1935; loader in coal mine; head of household.
4. US Public Records Index, Vol 2; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Paul Grimes; born 27 Apr 1916; living at PO Box G, Northfork, WV 24868.


Martha Eunice Pennington

1. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Premier; taken on 6/7 Feb 1920;
Page 201B; Image 14 of 16; Family #140/140.
Listed as Martha E. Pennington; age 7; born in WV; in household of father, James W. Pennington.
2. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Premier Mining Village; taken on 16 Apr
1930; Page 241B; Image 22 of 35; Family #175/175.
Listed as Martha E. Pennington; age 17; born in WV; in household of father, James W. Pennington.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1936); Page 357; WV Archives Web Site.
Paul Grimes; age 21; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; miner; living at Premier, WV; son of Joe
and Beckie; married on 29 Aug 1936 at Roderfield, WV; Eunice Pennington; age 22; born in
McDowell Co, WV; single; living at Premier, WV; daughter of James and Flora.
4. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Premier; taken 8 Apr 1940; Page 785B;
E D # 24-40; Image 10 of 36; Household #56.
Listed as Ennice Grimes; age 26; born in WV; married; 2 yrs HS education; lived in same place
on 1 Apr 1935; in household of husband, Paul Grimes.