McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families and Individuals

Notes


Harlen Eugene Nierman

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Premier; taken 11 Apr 1940; Page 787A;
E D # 24-40; Image 13 of 36; Household #80.
Listed as Harlin Nierman; age 2; born in WV; no education; in household of father,Tamplin
Nierman.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1957); Page 176; WV Archives Web Site.
Harlin Eugene Nierman; age 20; born and living in Premier, WV; married on 26 Dec 1957 at Davy,
WV; Edna Mae Burks; age 17; born and living at Maitland, WV; with consent of Tamplin E. and
Lucille Nierman, parents of Harlin Eugene Nierman; and George E. and Dora Belle Burks, parents of
Edna Mae Burks.


Edna Mae Burks

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1957); Page 176; WV Archives Web Site.
Harlin Eugene Nierman; age 20; born and living in Premier, WV; married on 26 Dec 1957 at Davy,
WV; Edna Mae Burks; age 17; born and living at Maitland, WV; with consent of Tamplin E. and
Lucille Nierman, parents of Harlin Eugene Nierman; and George E. and Dora Belle Burks, parents of
Edna Mae Burks.


Harold Junior Hughes

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1965); Page 301; WV Archives Web Site.
Harold Junior Hughes; age 18; born 26 Jan 1947 at Hensley, WV; single; no previous marriage; living
at Hensley, WV; son of Walter and Mary (Church) Hughes; married on 31 Mar 1965 at Davy, WV;
Judy Lou Burks; age 16; born 26 Oct 1948 in Big Four, WV; single; no previous marriage; living at
Hensley, WV; daughter of George Edward and Dora (Belcher) Burks; with comsent of Walter and
Mary Ellen Hughes, parents of Harold Junior Hughes, and G.E. abd Dora Bell Burks; parents of
Judy Lou Burks.


Judy Lou Burks

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1965); Page 301; WV Archives Web Site.
Harold Junior Hughes; age 18; born 26 Jan 1947 at Hensley, WV; single; no previous marriage; living
at Hensley, WV; son of Walter and Mary (Church) Hughes; married on 31 Mar 1965 at Davy, WV;
Judy Lou Burks; age 16; born 26 Oct 1948 in Big Four, WV; single; no previous marriage; living at
Hensley, WV; daughter of George Edward and Dora (Belcher) Burks; with comsent of Walter and
Mary Ellen Hughes, parents of Harold Junior Hughes, and G.E. abd Dora Bell Burks; parents of
Judy Lou Burks.


Harlan Ivan Nierman

1. OH Births and Christenings Index, 1800-1962; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Harlan Ivor Nierman; born 25 Mar 1908 in Lick Township, Jackson Co, OH.
2. 1910 Census, Fayette Co, WV; Falls District; Longacre; taken on 6 Jun 1910; Page 67B;
Family #771/775.
Listed as Harlan Nearman; age 2; born in OH; in household of father, Ozark Nierman.
3. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; taken on 14/15 Jan 1920; Page 220B;
Family #189/193.
Listed as Hirlan I. Nearman; age 12; born in OH; in household of father, Ozark Nierman.
4. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Book #__(1928); Page 65; WV Archives Web Site.
Harlen Nierman; age 20; born in Jackson Co, OH; single; brakeman; living at Hensley, WV; son of
Ozark and Isabella; married on 14 Dec 1928 at Welch, WV; Mary Canterbury; age 17; born in
McDowell Co, WV; single; daughter of Horn and Effie; information given by; Effie Samon,
mother, and Ozark Nierman, father.
5. 1930 Census, Letcher Co, KY; Jenkins; taken on 9 Apr 1930; Page 88B; Image 14 of 23;
Family #128/135.
Listed as Harlan J. Nierman; age 22 born in OH; married at 20; boarder; coal loader; in household
of James Estep.
6. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Premier; taken 11 Apr 1940; Page 787B;
E D # 24-40; Image 14 of 36; Household #85.
Listed as Harlin Nierman; age 32; born in OH; married; 7th grade education; lived in same place on
1 Apr 1935; brakeman in coal mine; head of household.
7. WWII Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Harlin Ivor Nierman
Gender: Male
Race: White
Age: 32
Relationship to Draftee: Self (Head)
Birth Date: 25 Mar 1908
Birth Place: Union, Ohio, USA
Residence Place: Premier, Mcdowell, West Virginia, USA
Registration Date: 16 Oct 1940
Registration Place: Premier, Mcdowell, West Virginia, USA
Employer: Premier Poca Coal Co
Weight: 150
Complexion: Light
Eye Color: Brown
Hair Color: Brown
Height: 5 6
Next of Kin: Elmer Nierman
Household Members:
Name Relationship
Harlin Ivor Nierman Self (Head)
Elmer Nierman Wife"
8. Raleigh Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1943); Page 482; WV Archives Web Site.
Harlen Ivor Nierman; age 35; born 25 Mar 1908 in Jackson Co, OH; living at Pemberton, WV; son
of Ozark and Isabelle Nierman; married 5 Apr 1943 at Beckley, WV; Edna Wilson Mills; age 31;
born 15 Mar 1912 at Galax, VA; living at Pemberton, WV; daughter of Emmett and Mae Wilson.
9. Virginia, Divorce Records, 1918-2014; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Harlan Nierman
Gender: Male
Race: White
Divorce Age: 43
Birth Date: abt 1908
Marriage Date: 5 Apr 1943
Divorce Date: 17 Apr 1951
Divorce Place: Wise, Virginia, USA
Spouse: Edna Wilson Nierman
Certificate Number: 1951001976
Number of Children: 0"
(Divorce granted to husband for desertion; she was living in Omaha, NE)
10. Social Security Death Index; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Harlin Nierman; born on 25 Mar 1908; died in Jan 1969; last residence, Dayton, Montgomery Co,
OH; SS # 235-09-5541; card issued in WV before 1951.
11. Ohio Deaths, 1908-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Harlin Nierman; age 60; born in 1909; widowed; living in Dayton, Montgomery Co, OH; died on 2
Jan 1969 in the Miami Valley Hospital, Dayton, OH.
12. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by B. Walls; 20 Jul 2013.
" Harlin I Nierman
Birth 25 Mar 1908
Jackson, Jackson County, Ohio, USA
Death 2 Jan 1969 (aged 60)
Ohio, USA
Burial
Mitchell Cemetery
McDowell County, West Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 114084127"


Edna Wilson

1. Raleigh Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1943); Page 482; WV Archives Web Site.
Harlen Ivor Nierman; age 35; born 25 Mar 1908 in Jackson Co, OH; living at Pemberton, WV; son
of Ozark and Isabelle Nierman; married 5 Apr 1943 at Beckley, WV; Edna Wilson Mills; age 31;
born 15 Mar 1912 at Galax, VA; living at Pemberton, WV; daughter of Emmett and Mae Wilson.
2. Virginia, Divorce Records, 1918-2014; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Edna Wilson Nierman
Gender: Female
Race: White
Divorce Age: 39
Birth Date: abt 1912
Marriage Date: 5 Apr 1943
Divorce Date: 17 Apr 1951
Divorce Place: Wise, Virginia, USA
Spouse: Harlan Nierman
Certificate Number: 1951001976
Number of Children: 0"


Edna Wilson

1. Raleigh Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1943); Page 482; WV Archives Web Site.
Harlen Ivor Nierman; age 35; born 25 Mar 1908 in Jackson Co, OH; living at Pemberton, WV; son
of Ozark and Isabelle Nierman; married 5 Apr 1943 at Beckley, WV; Edna Wilson Mills; age 31;
born 15 Mar 1912 at Galax, VA; living at Pemberton, WV; daughter of Emmett and Mae Wilson.
2. Virginia, Divorce Records, 1918-2014; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Edna Wilson Nierman
Gender: Female
Race: White
Divorce Age: 39
Birth Date: abt 1912
Marriage Date: 5 Apr 1943
Divorce Date: 17 Apr 1951
Divorce Place: Wise, Virginia, USA
Spouse: Harlan Nierman
Certificate Number: 1951001976
Number of Children: 0"


Nicholas "Nick" Brescia

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Premier Mining Village; taken on 9 Apr
1930; Page 235B; Image 10 of 35; Family #73/73.
Listed as Nicki Brescia; age 34; born in Italy; married at 32; immigrated to US in 1928; alien;
blacksmith for coal mine; head of household.
2. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Premier; taken 11 Apr 1940; Page 787B;
E D # 24-40; Image 14 of 36; Household #86.
Listed as Nick Bresia; age 42; born in Italy; married; 5th grade education; lived in same house on
1 Apr 1935; blacksmith for coal mine; head of household.
3. McDowell Co, WV; WW II Draft Card #U-96; 27 Apr 1942; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Nicola Brescia; age 46; born 1 Jan 1898 in Gurrdalla, Italy; living at Premier, WV; employed by
Premier Pocahontas Colleries Co, Premier, WV; person who will always know address, Maria
Antonia Berscia, Premier, WV; 5'8" tall; 148 lbs; brown eyes, black hair; dark complexion.


Maria Antonia

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Premier Mining Village; taken on 9 Apr
1930; Page 235B; Image 10 of 35; Family #73/73.
Listed as Maria Breacia; age 19; born in Italy; married at 17; immigrated to US in 1929; alien;
in household of husband, Nicholas Breacia.
2. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Premier; taken 11 Apr 1940; Page 787B;
E D # 24-40; Image 14 of 36; Household #86.
Listed as Mary Bresia; age 28; born in Italy; married; 3rd grade education; lived in same house on
1 Apr 1935; in household of husband, Nick Breacia.


Anthonio "Tony" Brescia

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Premier Mining Village; taken on 9 Apr
1930; Page 235B; Image 10 of 35; Family #73/73.
Listed as Antonio Breacia; age 1 yr 2 mons; born in WV; in household of father, Nicholas Breacia.
2. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Premier; taken 11 Apr 1940; Page 787B;
E D # 24-40; Image 14 of 36; Household #86.
Listed as Tony Bresaca; age 11; born in WV; 5th grade education; lived in same house on
1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Nick Breacia.


John Mack Austin

1. Ashe Co, NC; WW I; Draft Registration Card #1002; 5 Jun 1917; LDS Web Site.
John Mc Austin; age 25; born 29 Dec 1891 in Scottsville, NC; living at RFD 2, Laurel Springs, NC;
farmer; married; dependent wife and one child; disability doubetuse (sp?); tall with slender build;
brown eyes and black hair.
2. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Premier; taken 11 Apr 1940; Page 787B;
E D # 24-40; Image 14 of 36; Household #87.
Listed as J. Mac Austin; age 48; born in NC; married; 2 yrs HS education; lived in same house on
1 Apr 1935; tipple boss in coal mine; head of household.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Death Registry; Vol #__(1957); Browns Creek District; WV Archives Web Site
via LDS Web Site.
John Mack Austin; age 65; born in Dec 1891 at Scottsville, NC; widowed; retired miner; living at
Premier, WV; SS #235-09-5533; son of Frank and Clementine (Church) Austin; died 18 Jul 1957
in Grace Hospital, Welch, WV; from decompensated chronic corpulmonale with extensive
pulmonary fibrosis and emphysema; buried 21 Jul 1957 in Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield,
WV.
4. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted
by, B. Walls; 1 Aug 2014.
Mack Austin; born 29 Dec 1891; died 18 Jul 1957; buried here; headstone shown.


Mary Etta Richardson

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Premier; taken 11 Apr 1940; Page 787B;
E D # 24-40; Image 14 of 36; Household #87.
Listed as Etta Austin; age 46; born in NC; married; 2 yrs HS education; lived in same house on
1 Apr 1935; in household of husband, J. Mac Austin.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #1601; WV Archives Web Site via LDS Web Site.
Mrs Mack Austin, Etta; age 51 yrs, 1 mon, 29 days; born 24 Nov 1892 in Garyson Co, VAl married;
wife of J.M. Austin, age 53; housewife; living at Premier, WV; daughter of John A, and Kattie
(Johnson) Richardson, both born in Ashe Co, NC; died 22 Jan 1945 in Grace Hospital, Welch, WV;
from heart failure due to rheumatic endoronditis; buried 26 Jan 1945 in Iaeger Memorial, Roderfield,
WV.
3. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted
by, B. Walls; 24 Feb 2014.
Mrs. Etta Austin; born 24 Nov 1893 (1892 per death certificate); died 22 Jan 1945; buried here;
headstone shown.


John Frank Austin

1. McDowell Co, WV; Death certificate #10256; WV Archives Web Site.
John Frank Austin; age 5 yrs, 3 mons; born in May 1920 in NC; living at Premier, WV; son of J.M.
and Etta (Richardson) Austin; died 25 Aug 1925 at Welch, WV from peritonitis; buried 27 Aug
1925 at West Jefferson, NC; informant, J.M. Austin, Premier, WV.


Immer Newton Bean

1. Tennesse Marriages, 1790-1950; LDS Web Site.
I.N. Bean married Mary L. Knox on 10 May 1909 in Hawkins Co, TN.
2. McDowell Co, WV; WW I; Draft Registration Card #3349; 12 Sep 1918; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Immer newton Bean; age 39; born 2 May 1879; living at Twin Branch, WV; mining machine
repairman for J.B.B. Coal Co, Twin Branch, WV; nearest relative, Mary Lou Bean, Twin Branch, WV;
tall with slender build; blue eyes and brown hair.
3. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Premier; taken 15 Apr 1940; Page 788A;
E D # 24-40; Image 15 of 36; Household #89.
Listed as I.N. Bean; age 60; born in TN; married; 8th grade education; lived in McDowell Co, WV
on 1 Apr 1935; pump man in coal mine; head of household.
4. McDowell Co, WV; WW II Draft Registration Card #U-315; 27 Apr 1942; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Immer Newton Bean; age 62; born 2 May 1879 at Rodgersville, TN; living at Premier, WV;
employed by Premier Pocahontas Coal Co, Premier, WV; person who will always know address,
Mary Lue Bean, Premier, WV; 5' 11 1/2" tall; 135 lbs; blue eyes; black hair; ruddy complexion.
5. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #5777; WV Archives Web Site.
I.N. Bean, Immer Newton Bean written in; age 67 yrs, 16 days; born 2 May 1879 at Rodgersville,
TN; married; husband of Mary Lula Knox, age 56; living at Premier, WV; employed by Premier Poca
Coal Co; son of Columbus Bean and unknown mother; died 18 May 1946 in Grrace Hospital, Welch,
WV; from carcinoma of prostate with myocardial degeneration; buried 20 May 1946 in Shady
Grove Cemetery, Rodgersville, TN.


Mary Lula Knox

1. Tennesse Marriages, 1790-1950; LDS Web Site.
I.N. Bean married Mary L. Knox on 10 May 1909 in Hawkins Co, TN.
2. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Premier; taken 15 Apr 1940; Page 788A;
E D # 24-40; Image 15 of 36; Household #89.
Listed as Mary Lou Bean; age 50; born in TN; married; 8th grade education; lived in McDowell Co,
WV on 1 Apr 1935; in household of husband, Immer N. Bean.


Opal Bean

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Premier; taken 15 Apr 1940; Page 788A;
E D # 24-40; Image 15 of 36; Household #89.
Listed as Opal Bean; age 16; born in WV; 3 yrs HS education; lived in McDowell Co, WV on 1
Apr 1935; in household of father, Immer N. Bean.


William Howard Bean

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Premier; taken 15 Apr 1940; Page 788A;
E D # 24-40; Image 15 of 36; Household #89.
Listed as Howard Bean; age 18; born in WV; 3 yrs HS education; lived in McDowell Co, WV on 1
Apr 1935; in household of father, Immer N. Bean.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1950); Page 465; WV Archives Web Site.
William Howard Bean; age 28; born at Twin Branch, WV; single; living at Premier, WV; married on
12 Jun 1950 at Bluefield, WV; Juanita Carmen Blankenship; age 20; born at Niday, VA; single; living
at Roderfield, WV.


Juanita Carmen Blankenship

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Erin; E.D. 24-40; taken on 19 Apr 1940;
Page 791B; Image 22 of 36; Household #142.
Listed as Juanita Blankenship; age 10; born in VA; 3rd grade education; attending school;
lived in Bland Co, VA on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Alfred Blankenship.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1950); Page 465; WV Archives Web Site.
William Howard Bean; age 28; born at Twin Branch, WV; single; living at Premier, WV; married on
12 Jun 1950 at Bluefield, WV; Juanita Carmen Blankenship; age 20; born at Niday, VA; single; living
at Roderfield, WV.


George Franklin Burnett

1. Tennessee marriages, 1796-1950; LDS Web Site.
G. Frank Burnett married Victoria Harmon on 8 Sep 1918 at Blountville, Sullivan Co, TN.
2. McDowell Co, WV; WW I Draft Registration Card #1159; 12 Sep 1918; Ancestry.cim Web Site.
George Franklin Burnett; age 20; born 22 Nov 1897; living at War, WV; laborer for Tift
Construction Co, Saltville, Smyth Co, VA; nearest relative, Mrs. Nannie H. Burnett, War, WV;
tall with medium build; brown eyes and brown hair.
3. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns creek District; Premier; Page 236A; Image 11 of 35;
Family #84/84.
Listed as George F. Burnett; age 32; born in VA; married at 20; coal miner; head of household.
4. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Premier; taken 15 Apr 1940; Page 788A;
E D # 24-40; Image 15 of 36; Household #90.
Listed as G.F. Burnette; age 42; born in VA; married; 6th grade education; lived in same house
on 1 Apr 1935; loader in coal mine; head of household.


Nancy Victoria "Nannie" Harman

1. 1910 Census, Buchanan Co, VA; Garden District; taken on 29/30 Apr 1910; Page 101A; Family #181.
Listed as Nancy V. Harman; age 9; born in VA; in household of father,Thomas M. Harman.
2. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; taken on 17 Jan 1920; Page 63A; Family #345.
Listed as Nannie Harman; age 19; born in WV; married; in household of father,Thomas M. Harman.
3. Tennessee marriages, 1796-1950; LDS Web Site.
G. Frank Burnett married Victoria Harmon on 8 Sep 1918 at Blountville, Sullivan Co, TN.
4. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns creek District; Premier; Page 236A; Image 11 of 35;
Family #84/84.
Listed as Nannie V. Burnett; age 29; born in VA; married at 17; in household of husband, George
F. Burnett.
5. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Premier; taken 15 Apr 1940; Page 788A;
E D # 24-40; Image 15 of 36; Household #90.
Listed as N.V. Burnette; age 39; born in VA; married; 5th grade education; lived in same house
on 1 Apr 1935; in household of husband, George F. Burnett.