McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families

Notes


Joe Walter Lee Edwards

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Premier; taken on 10 Apr 1930;
Page 236A; Image 11 of 35; Family #79/79.
Listed as Joe W. L. Edwards; age 1 yr, 1 mon; born in WV; negro; in household of father, Joe
Tom Edwards.
2. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Premier; taken on 17 Apr 1940;
E.D.24-40; Page 786B; Image 18 of 36; Household #110.
Listed as Walter Edwards; age 11; born in WV; negro; 3rd grade education; lived in same house on
1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Joe T. Edwards.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1950); Page 210; WV Archives Web Site.
Joe Walter Lee Edwards; age 22; born and living at Premier, WV; single; colored; married on 6 Feb
1950 at Kimball, WV; Lois Ceasor; age 21; born in Birmingham, AL; single; colored; living at Kimball,
WV.


Lois Ceasor

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1950); Page 210; WV Archives Web Site.
Joe Walter Lee Edwards; age 22; born and living at Premier, WV; single; colored; married on 6 Feb
1950 at Kimball, WV; Lois Ceasor; age 21; born in Birmingham, AL; single; colored; living at Kimball,
WV.


Marvin Martin

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Brown's Creek District; Premier; taken on 10 Apr 1930; Page
236A; Image 11 of 35; Family #80/80.
Listed as Marvin C. Martin; age 37; born in NC; married at 25; negro; trackman in coal mine; head
of household.
2. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Premier; taken on 17 Apr 1940;
E.D.24-40; Page 786B; Image 18 of 36; Household #111.
Listed as Marvin Martin; age 40; born in NC; married; negro; 6th grade education; lived in same
house on 1 Apr 1935; trackman in coal mine; head of household.


Lottie T.

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Brown's Creek District; Premier; taken on 10 Apr 1930; Page
236A; Image 11 of 35; Family #80/80.
Listed as Lottie Martin; age 25; born in NC; married at 13; negro; in householf of husband, Marvin
C. Martin.
2. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Premier; taken on 17 Apr 1940;
E.D.24-40; Page 786B; Image 18 of 36; Household #111.
Listed as Lottie Martin; age 34; born in NC; married; negro; 6th grade education; lived in same
house on 1 Apr 1935; in houshold of husband, Marvin C. Martin.


Hallie M. Martin

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Brown's Creek District; Premier; taken on 10 Apr 1930; Page
236A; Image 11 of 35; Family #80/80.
Listed as Hallie M. Martin; age 8; born in NC; negro; in householf of father, Marvin C. Martin.
2. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Premier; taken on 17 Apr 1940;
E.D.24-40; Page 786B; Image 18 of 36; Household #111.
Listed as Hallie Martin; age 16; born in NC; negro; 1 yr HS education; lived in same house on 1 Apr
1935; in houshold of father, Marvin C. Martin.


Mattie L. Martin

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Brown's Creek District; Premier; taken on 10 Apr 1930; Page
236A; Image 11 of 35; Family #80/80.
Listed as Mattie L. Martin; age 6; born in WV; negro; in householf of father, Marvin C. Martin.
2. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Premier; taken on 17 Apr 1940;
E.D.24-40; Page 786B; Image 18 of 36; Household #111.
Listed as Mattie Martin; age 15; born in WV; negro; 8th grade education; lived in same house on 1
Apr 1935; in houshold of father, Marvin C. Martin.


Lollie W. Martin

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Brown's Creek District; Premier; taken on 10 Apr 1930; Page
236A; Image 11 of 35; Family #80/80.
Listed as Lollie W. Martin; age 4 yrs, 9 mons; born in WV; negro; in householf of father, Marvin C.
Martin.
2. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Premier; taken on 17 Apr 1940;
E.D.24-40; Page 786B; Image 18 of 36; Household #111.
Listed as Lollie Martin; age 13; born in NC; negro; 5th grade education; lived in same house on 1
Apr 1935; in houshold of father, Marvin C. Martin.


Ella Martin

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Premier; taken on 17 Apr 1940;
E.D.24-40; Page 786B; Image 18 of 36; Household #111.
Listed as Ella Martin; age 5; born in NC; negro; no education; in houshold of father, Marvin C. Martin.


Amos Martin

1. McDowell Co, WV; WW I Draft Registration Card #276; 6 Jun 1918; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Amos Martin; age 21; born in May 1897 at Rhonda, NC; living at Thorpe, WV; employed by
US Coal & Coke Co, Thorpe, WV; Negro; nearest relative, Robert Martin, Rhonda, NC; tall
with medium build; black eyes and dark hair.
2. 1920 Census, Wilkes Co, NC; New Castle District; taken on 15 Jan 1920; Page 160B; Image
18 of 29; Family #161/162.
Listed as Amos Martin; age 24; born in NC; married; mulatto; railroad laborer; head of household.
3. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Premier; taken on 17 Apr 1940;
E.D.24-40; Page 786B; Image 18 of 36; Household #112.
Listed as Amos Martin; age 42; born in NC; married; Negro; 7th grade education; lived in same
house on 1 Apr 1935; machine helper in coal mine; head of household.


Lizzie

1. 1920 Census, Wilkes Co, NC; New Castle District; taken on 15 Jan 1920; Page 160B; Image
18 of 29; Family #161/162.
Listed as Lizzie Martin; age 19; born in NC; married; mullato; in household of husband, Amos Martin.
2. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Premier; taken on 17 Apr 1940;
E.D.24-40; Page 786B; Image 18 of 36; Household #112.
Listed as Lizzie Martin; age 38; born in NC; married; Negro; 4th grade education; lived in same
house on 1 Apr 1935; in household of husband, Amos Martin.


Willie Waner

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Premier; taken on 17 Apr 1940;
E.D.24-40; Page 786B; Image 18 of 36; Household #113.
Listed as Willie Waner; age 24; born in NC; married; negro; 6th grade education; lived in same
house on 1 Apr 1935; loader in coal mine; head of household.


Luna

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Premier; taken on 17 Apr 1940;
E.D.24-40; Page 786B; Image 18 of 36; Household #113.
Listed as Luna Waner; age 27; born in NC; married; negro; 6th grade education; lived in same
house on 1 Apr 1935; lin household of husband, Willie Waner.


Harry Cousins

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Premier; taken on 17 Apr 1940;
E.D.24-40; Page 786B; Image 18 of 36; Household #113.
Listed as Harry Cousin; age 41; born in VA; married; negro; 7th grade education; lived in same
house on 1 Apr 1935; lodger; loader in coal mine; in household of Willie Waner, with wife and
child.


Gertrude

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Premier; taken on 17 Apr 1940;
E.D.24-40; Page 786B; Image 18 of 36; Household #113.
Listed as Gertrude Cousin; age 24; born in WV; married; negro; 3 yrs HS education; lived in same
house on 1 Apr 1935; lodger; in household of Willie Waner, with husband and child.


Reuier Cousins

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Premier; taken on 17 Apr 1940;
E.D.24-40; Page 786B; Image 18 of 36; Household #113.
Listed as Reuier Cousin; age 4; born in WV; negro; no education; lodger; in household of Willie
Waner, with parents


Will Porter

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Premier; taken on 17 Apr 1940;
E.D.24-40; Page 786B; Image 18 of 36; Household #114.
Listed as Will Porter; age 40; born in AL; married; Negro; 3rd grade education; lived in Floyd Co,
KY on 1 Apr 1935; loader in coal mine; head of household.
2. McDowell Co, WV; WW II Draft Registration Card #U-305; 27 Apr 1942; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Will (None) Porter; age 46; born 19 Feb 1896 in Sumter Co, AL; living at Premier, WV; employed
by Premier Pocahontas Colleries Co, Premier, WV; person who will always know address, Ollie
Porter, York, AL; negro; 5'6" tall; 140 lbs; brown eyes and black hair; black complexion.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1957); Page 434; WV Archives Web Site.
Will Porter; age 62; born in York, AL; widowed; colored; living at Litwar, WV; married on 5 Jun
1957 at Iaeger, WV; Alice Jones; age 38; born in Marion, AL; divorced; colored; living at Iaeger,
WV.
4. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #'73 004004; WV Archives Web Site via LDS Web Site.
Will Porter; age 74; born 19 Feb 1896 in AL; married; husband of Alice Jones; coal loader;
SS# 235-09-5614; living at Iaeger, WV; son of Ollie and Tish (Cox) Porter; died 21 Mar 1973
in Doctors Memorial Hospital, Welch, WV; from pneumonia due to prostate cancer; buried
25 Mar 1973 in Oak Grove Cemetery, Bluewell, WV; informant, Alice Porter; Iaeger, WV.
5. Social Security Death Index; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Will Porter; born 18 Oct 1894; died in Mar 1973; last residence, Iaeger, McDowell Co, WV;
SS #235-09-5641; card issued in WV before 1951.
6. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by B. Walls; 8 Mar 2016.
" Will Porter
Birth 10 Oct 1899
Death 21 Mar 1973 (aged 73)
Burial
Oak Grove Cemetery
Bluewell, Mercer County, West Virginia, USA
Plot H 596"

Additional Information Posted:
Photo of page 83 of burial ledger with following record of information
"3-25 Porter, Mr Will H metal 596 (marked thru)
page Roderfied stone"


Agnes

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Premier; taken on 17 Apr 1940;
E.D.24-40; Page 786B; Image 18 of 36; Household #114.
Listed as Agnes Porter; age 30; born in AL; married; Negro; 6th grade grade education; lived in
Floyd Co, KY on 1 Apr 1935; in household of husband, Will Porter.


Harrison Saylers

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Premier; taken on 17 Apr 1940;
E.D.24-40; Page 786B; Image 18 of 36; Household #114.
Listed as Harrison Saylers; age 47; born in VA; married; Negro; 4th grade grade education; lived in
Jefferson Co, OH on 1 Apr 1935; loader in coal mine; in household of, Will Porter, with wife.


Bertha

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Premier; taken on 17 Apr 1940;
E.D.24-40; Page 786B; Image 18 of 36; Household #114.
Listed as Bertha Saylers; age 36; born in SC; married; Negro; 4th grade grade education; lived in
Jefferson Co, OH on 1 Apr 1935; in household of, Will Porter, with husband.


Alonzo Lee Woods

1. Raleigh Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1937); Page 184; WV Archives Web Site.
Alonzo Lee Woods; age 27; born 6 Jun 1910 at Ashland, WV; colored; living at Mead, WV; son of
John and Nannie Woods; married on 31 Jul 1937 at Beckley, WV; Vernell Lee Mitchell; age 21; born
5 Sep 1915 at Pamplin, VA; colored; daughter of Thomas and Alice Mitchell.
2. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Premier; taken on 17 Apr 1940;
E.D.24-40; Page 786B; Image 18 of 36; Household #115.
Listed as Alonzo Woods; age 29; born in WV; married; negro; 7th grade grade education; lived in
McDowell Co, WV on 1 Apr 1935; brakeman in coal mine; head of household.


Vernell Lee Mitchell

1. 1920 Census, Prince Edward Co, VA; Buffalo District; taken on 18 Feb 1920; Page 36B; Image
20 of 33; Family #160/160.
Listed as Vernell Mitchell; age 2; born in VA; black; in household of father, Thomas Mitchell.
2. Raleigh Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1937); Page 184; WV Archives Web Site.
Alonzo Lee Woods; age 27; born 6 Jun 1910 at Ashland, WV; colored; living at Mead, WV; son of
John and Nannie Woods; married on 31 Jul 1937 at Beckley, WV; Vernell Lee Mitchell; age 21; born
5 Sep 1915 at Pamplin, VA; colored; daughter of Thomas and Alice Mitchell.
3. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Premier; taken on 17 Apr 1940;
E.D.24-40; Page 786B; Image 18 of 36; Household #115.
Listed as Vernal Woods; age 21; born in VA; married; negro; 7th grade grade education; lived in
McDowell Co, WV on 1 Apr 1935; in household of husband, Alonzo Woods.


Lawrence Woods Jr

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Premier; taken on 17 Apr 1940;
E.D.24-40; Page 786B; Image 18 of 36; Household #115.
Listed as Lawrence Woods, Jr; age 2; born in WV; negro; no education; in household of father,
Alonzo Woods.


Flora Lee Woods

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Premier; taken on 17 Apr 1940;
E.D.24-40; Page 786B; Image 18 of 36; Household #115.
Listed as Flora Lee Woods; age 5 mons; born in WV; negro; no education; in household of father,
Alonzo Woods.


Jack Arnold Wooten

1. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; taken on 12 Jan 1920; Page 217A; Image
9 of 17; Family #126/129.
Listed as Jack Wooten; age 6; born in WV; in household of father, Charles L. Wooten.
2. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; taken on 28 Apr 1930; Page 223A; Image
61 of 75; Family #547/564.
Listed as Jack Wooten; age 17; born in WV; in household of brother-in-law, Joseph Craig.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol __(1936); Page 316; WV Archives Web Site.
Jack Wooten; age 23; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; miner; living at Premier, WV; son of Lee
and Lillie; married on 18 Aug 1936 at Welch, WV; Verner Stone; age 18; born in McDowell Co,
WV; single; living at Premier, WV; daughter of Robert and Ella.
4. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Premier; taken 25 Apr 1940; Page 761A;
E D # 24-38; Image 1 of 10; Household #1.
Listed as Jack Wooten; age 27; born in WV; married; 7th grade education; lived in McDowell Co,
WV on 1 Apr 1935; brakeman in coal mine; head of household.
5. Social Security Death Index; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Jack Wooten; born 3 Mar 1913; died in Feb 1976; last residence, Washigton, DC;
SS #235-09-5595; card issued in WV before 1951.


Verna Victoria Stone

1. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek Disrict; Premier; taken on 5 Feb 1920; Page 200B;
Image 12 of 16; Family #116/117.
Listed as Verna V. Stone; age 1 yr 0 mons; born in WV; in household of father, Robert J. Stone.
2. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek Disrict; Premier Mining Village; taken on 11 Aug
1930; Page 236B; Image 12 of 35; Family #91/91.
Listed as Verna V. Stone; age 12; born in WV; in household of father, Robert J. Stone.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol __(1936); Page 316; WV Archives Web Site.
Jack Wooten; age 23; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; miner; living at Premier, WV; son of Lee
and Lillie; married on 18 Aug 1936 at Welch, WV; Verner Stone; age 18; born in McDowell Co,
WV; single; living at Premier, WV; daughter of Robert and Ella.
4. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Premier; taken 25 Apr 1940; Page 761A;
E D # 24-38; Image 1 of 10; Household #1.
Listed as Verna Wooten; age 22; born in WV; married; 4 yrs HS education; lived in McDowell Co,
WV on 1 Apr 1935; in household of husband, Jack Wooten.
5. Social Security Death Index; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Verna Wooten; born 15 Mar 1918; died in Mar 1983; last residence, Suitland, Prince Georges Co,
MD; SS #236-46-3235; card issued in WV before 1951.


Anita Wooten

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Premier; taken 25 Apr 1940; Page 761A;
E D # 24-38; Image 1 of 10; Household #1.
Listed as Anita Wooten; age 3; born in WV; no education; in household of father, Jack Wooten.


Jack Wooten

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Premier; taken 25 Apr 1940; Page 761A;
E D # 24-38; Image 1 of 10; Household #1.
Listed as Jack Wooten; age 2; born in WV; no education; in household of father, Jack Wooten.


Fred "Freddie" Wooten

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Premier; taken 25 Apr 1940; Page 761A;
E D # 24-38; Image 1 of 10; Household #1.
Listed as Freddie Wooten; age 2 mons; born in WV; no education; in household of father, Jack
Wooten.


John Robert Stone

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1917); Page 352; WV Archives Web Site.
Robert Stone; age 21; born in Alleghany Co, NC; single; miner; living at premier, WV; son of
James and Julia; married on 7 Feb 1917 at Welch, WV; Ella Hull; age 18; born in Carroll Co, VA;
single; daughter of W.G. and Ida.
2. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek Disrict; Premier; taken on 5 Feb 1920; Page 200B;
Image 12 of 16; Family #116/117.
Listed as Robert L. Stone; age 24; born in NC; married; coal miner; head of household.
3. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek Disrict; Premier Mining Village; taken on 11 Aug
1930; Page 236B; Image 12 of 35; Family #91/91.
Listed as Robert J. Stone; age 34; born in NC; married at 21; coal miner; head of household.
4. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Premier; taken 25 Apr 1940; Page 761A;
E D # 24-38; Image 1 of 10; Household #4.
Listed as Robert Stone; age 45; born in NC; married; 7th grade education; lived in same house on
1 Apr 1935; assistant foreman in coal mine; head of household.
5. McDowell Co, WV; WW II Draft Registration Card #U-1361; Ancestry.com Web Site.
John Robert Stone; age 46; born 23 Jul 1895 at Sparta, NC; living at Premier, WV; employed by
Premier Pocahontas Coll. Co, Premier, WV; person who will always know address, Mr. Ella Stone,
Premier; 5'11" tall; 140 lbs; blue eyes; black hair; light complexion.
6. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #'67 019127; WV Archives Web Site via LDS Web Site.
John Robert Stone; age 72; born 23 Jul 1895 at Sparta, NC; married; living at Premier; miner for
Rachael Ann Coal Co; SS #235-09-5537; son of James and Julia (Byrd) Stone; died 16 Dec 1967
in Stevens Clinic, Welch, WV; from congestive heart failure due to chronic obstructive pulmonary
emphysema; buried 12 Dec 1967 in Roselawn Memorial Gardens, Princeton, WV; informant, Mrs
Ella Stone, Premier, WV.


Ella Mae Hull

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1917); Page 352; WV Archives Web Site.
Robert Stone; age 21; born in Alleghany Co, NC; single; miner; living at premier, WV; son of James
and Julia; married on 7 Feb 1917 at Welch, WV; Ella Hull; age 18; born in Carroll Co, VA; single;
daughter of W.G. and Ida.
2. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek Disrict; Premier; taken on 5 Feb 1920; Page 200B;
Image 12 of 16; Family #116/117.
Listed as Ella M. Stone; age 21; born in VA; married; in household of husband, Robert J. Stone.
3. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek Disrict; Premier Mining Village; taken on 11 Aug
1930; Page 236B; Image 12 of 35; Family #91/91.
Listed as Ella M. Stone; age 32; born in VA; married at 18; in household of husband, Robert J.
Stone.
4. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Premier; taken 25 Apr 1940; Page 761A;
E D # 24-38; Image 1 of 10; Household #4.
Listed as Ella Stone; age 42; born in VA; married; 7th grade education; lived in same house on 1
Apr 1935; in household of husband, Robert J. Stone.


Evelyn Stone

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Premier; taken 25 Apr 1940; Page 761A;
E D # 24-38; Image 1 of 10; Household #4.
Listed as Evelyn Stone; age 8; born in WV; 4th grade education; lived in same house on 1
Apr 1935; in household of father, Robert J. Stone.