McDowell and Wyoming Co WV Families and Individuals

Notes


Malinda C. Turner

1. 1910 Census, Mercer Co, WV; Rock District; Bramwell; taken on 18 Apr 1910; Page 8B; Image 4
of 22; Family #35.
Listed as Melinda Pillars; age 63; born in VA; widow; in household of son, William W. Pillars.


Claudia Lou Pillars

1. 1910 Census, Mercer Co, WV; Rock District; Bramwell; taken on 18 Apr 1910; Page 8B; Image 4
of 22; Family #34.
Listed as Claudia Lou Pillars; age 9 born in VA; in household of father, Charles S. Pillars.


Rice Pillars

1. Mercer Co, WV; Marriage Registry; Vol #__(1893); Page 71; Line 21; WV Archives Web Site.
Rice Pillars; age 22; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; miner; living in Mercer Co, WV; son of
Thomas G. and M.C.; married on 8 Sep 1893 in Mercer Co, WV; Eliiza A. Hatcher; age 22; widow;
born and living in Mercer Co, WV; daughter of unlisted parents.
2. Mercer Co, WV; Marriage Registry; Vol #__(1897); Page 90; Line 159; WV Archives Web Site.
Rice Pillars; age 27; born in McDowell Co, WV; widowed; miner; living in Mercer Co, WV; son of
Thomas G. and M.C.; married on 14 Oct 1897 in Mercer Co, WV; Nannie Hylton; age 30; born in
Floyd Co, VA; single; living in Mercer Co, WV; daughter of unlisted parents.


Eliza A.

1. Mercer Co, WV; Marriage Registry; Vol #__(1893); Page 71; Line 21; WV Archives Web Site.
Rice Pillars; age 22; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; miner; living in Mercer Co, WV; son of
Thomas G. and M.C.; married on 8 Sep 1893 in Mercer Co, WV; Eliiza A. Hatcher; age 22; widow;
born and living in Mercer Co, WV; daughter of unlisted parents.


Eliza A.

1. Mercer Co, WV; Marriage Registry; Vol #__(1893); Page 71; Line 21; WV Archives Web Site.
Rice Pillars; age 22; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; miner; living in Mercer Co, WV; son of
Thomas G. and M.C.; married on 8 Sep 1893 in Mercer Co, WV; Eliiza A. Hatcher; age 22; widow;
born and living in Mercer Co, WV; daughter of unlisted parents.


Rice Pillars

1. Mercer Co, WV; Marriage Registry; Vol #__(1893); Page 71; Line 21; WV Archives Web Site.
Rice Pillars; age 22; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; miner; living in Mercer Co, WV; son of
Thomas G. and M.C.; married on 8 Sep 1893 in Mercer Co, WV; Eliiza A. Hatcher; age 22; widow;
born and living in Mercer Co, WV; daughter of unlisted parents.
2. Mercer Co, WV; Marriage Registry; Vol #__(1897); Page 90; Line 159; WV Archives Web Site.
Rice Pillars; age 27; born in McDowell Co, WV; widowed; miner; living in Mercer Co, WV; son of
Thomas G. and M.C.; married on 14 Oct 1897 in Mercer Co, WV; Nannie Hylton; age 30; born in
Floyd Co, VA; single; living in Mercer Co, WV; daughter of unlisted parents.


Nannie Hylton

1. Mercer Co, WV; Marriage Registry; Vol #__(1897); Page 90; Line 159; WV Archives Web Site.
Rice Pillars; age 27; born in McDowell Co, WV; widowed; miner; living in Mercer Co, WV; son of
Thomas G. and M.C.; married on 14 Oct 1897 in Mercer Co, WV; Nannie Hylton; age 30; born in
Floyd Co, VA; single; living in Mercer Co, WV; daughter of unlisted parents.


William W. Pillars

1. Mercer Co, WV; Marriage Registery; Vol #__(1894); Page 75; Line 4; WV Archives Web Site.
William W. Pillers; age 25; born and living in Mercer Co, WV; single; miner; son of Thomas and M.
C. Pillers; married on _______(no date listed); Stelah Norris; age 18; born and living in Mercer Co,
WV; single; daughter of Harvey and E.F. Norris.
2. 1910 Census, Mercer Co, WV; Rock District; Bramwell; taken on 18 Apr 1910; Page 8B; Image 4
of 22; Family #35.
Listed as William Pillars; age 40; born in VA; widowed; coal miner; head of household.
3. Mercer Co, WV; Death Certificate #11342; WV Archives Web Site.
William W. Pillows; age 56 yrs, 8 mons, 30 days; born in Mercer Co, WV; married; miner; son of
Tom and Malinda (Turner) Pillows; died 17 Sep 1924 at Bramwell, WV from TB; buried 19 Sep
1924 at Bramwell, WV; informant, Charles Pillows, Freeman, WV.


Stella Norris

1. Mercer Co, WV; Marriage Registery; Vol #__(1894); Page 75; Line 4; WV Archives Web Site.
William W. Pillers; age 25; born and living in Mercer Co, WV; single; miner; son of Thomas and M.
C. Pillers; married on _______(no date listed); Stelah Norris; age 18; born and living in Mercer Co,
WV; single; daughter of Harvey and E.F. Norris.


James Monroe Turner

1. 1880 Census, Carroll Co, VA; Piper Gap District; taken on 8 Jun 1880; Page 89C; Image 15 of 55;
Family #134/134.
Listed as James M. Turner; age 36; born in VA; married; farmer; head of household.; adjacent to
household of Ellen Pillars.


Coreen

1. 1880 Census, Carroll Co, VA; Piper Gap District; taken on 8 Jun 1880; Page 89C; Image 15 of 55;
Family #134/134.
Listed as Coreen Turner; age 25; born in VA; married; farmer; in household of husband, James M.
Turner.


Margaret L. Turner

1. 1880 Census, Carroll Co, VA; Piper Gap District; taken on 8 Jun 1880; Page 89C; Image 15 of 55;
Family #134/134.
Listed as Margaret L. Turner; age 13; born in VA; in household of father, James M. Turner.


James R. Turner

1. 1880 Census, Carroll Co, VA; Piper Gap District; taken on 8 Jun 1880; Page 89C; Image 15 of 55;
Family #134/134.
Listed as James M. Turner; age 9; born in VA; in household of father, James M. Turner.


Christina M. Turner

1. 1880 Census, Carroll Co, VA; Piper Gap District; taken on 8 Jun 1880; Page 89C; Image 15 of 55;
Family #134/134.
Listed as Christina M. Turner; age 7; born in VA; in household of father, James M. Turner.


Thomas Turner

1. 1880 Census, Carroll Co, VA; Piper Gap District; taken on 8 Jun 1880; Page 89C; Image 15 of 55;
Family #134/134.
Listed as Thomas Turner; age 3; born in VA; in household of father, James M. Turner.


Edith Fay Horn

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Sandy River District, Bradshaw/Paynesville Road, taken on 25 Apr
1930, Page 216B, Family #249.
Listed as Fay Horn, age 6, born in VA, in household of father, James A. Horn.
2. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Paynesville; E.D. 24-58; taken on 2 Aug 1940;
Page 1138A; Image 37 of 60; Household #266.
Listed as Fay Horn; age 16; born in WV; 3 yrs HS education; living in same house on
1 Apr 1935; in household of father, James A. Horn.
3. E-mail from Faye Horn Beck; 29 Jul 2012.
"My father was: James Alva Horn, b. 11 Oct 1899, died 18Aug 1964. Married (1) my mother: Bertha Yates, b. 27 June 1896, died 16 Sep 1983. She and dad were divorced.
"Their children:
1. Dewey Herbert Horn, b. 27 Oct 1920, died 11 Feb 1936
2. Clarence Horn, b. 12 Jan 1922, died 10 Feb 2001.
3. Edith Fay Horn, b. 18 Nov 1923
4. Carl Kenneth Horn, Sr., b. 05 Dec 1927, died 12 Jan 1999.
5. Vaughn Stuart Horn, born 04 Mar 1932

"Dad and Mom were divorced and he md. (2) Thelma Louise Cook, b. 22 Feb 1925, died 27 Sep 2008. They were divorced. Their son is Roy Everett Horn, b. 20 Sep 1943.
"Dad married (3) Christina Castalieda, b. 25 Oct 1939 in Mexico, she died Sept. 2004. They had a son, Robert Lloyd Horn, b. 11 Feb 1962, died 13 Mar 1966..."


James Alva Horn

1. Ancestry.com Web Site, Elisha Lester search, 15 Mar 2002, submitted by
Jacquelyn J. Sorby, dsorby@worldnet.att.net.
James Alva Horn; born on 11 Oct 1899 at Paynesville, McDowell Co, WV; died on 18 Aug 1964 at
Danville, Pittsylvania Co, VA; married Christina Castelieda.
2. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Sandy River Township, page 255A, Family 280.
Listed as James A. Horn, age 6 months, born in Oct 1899, in WV, in household
of father, James Henry Horn.
3. E-mail Message, 21 Aug 2003, Fay Horn Beck, daughter of James Alva and Bertha Yates Horn.
James Alva Horn; born on 11 Oct 1899; died on 18 Aug 1964; married first, Bertha Yates on 29
Oct 1919; divorced; married second, Thelma Louise Cook; divorced; married third, Christina
Castalieda who was born in Mexico. "James Alva Horn was killed in a plane crash in Danville, VA."
4. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Sandy River District, Bradshaw, taken on 5 May 1910, Page 74B,
Family #153.
Listed as James A. Horn, age 10, born in WV, in household of father, James H. Horn.
5. McDowell Co, WV; WW I Draft Registration Card #1817; 12 Sep 1918; Ancestry.com Web Site.
James Alva Horn; age 18; born 12 Oct 1899; living at Paynesville, WV; farmer; nearest relative;
father, James H, Horn, Paynesville, WV; medium height and build; brown eyes and dark hair.
6. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Paynesville; taken on 6 Feb 1920; Page
228A; Image 3 of 16; Family #251/253.
Listed as James A. Horn; age 20; born in WV; married; farm laborer; in household of father, James
H. Horn.
7. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Sandy River District, Bradshaw/Paynesville Road, taken on 25 Apr
1930, Page 216B, Family #249.
Listed as Alva Horn, age 30, born in WV, married at 20, retail merchant, head of household.
8. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Paynesville; E.D. 24-58; taken on 2 Aug
1940; Page 1138A; Image 37 of 60; Household #266.
Listed as J. Alva Horn; age 40; born in WV; married; 8th grade education; lived in same house on
1 Apr 1935; proprietor/manager of saw mill; head of household.
9. Social Security Death Index; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Alva Horn; born 11 Oct 1899; died in Aug 1964; last residence, Paynesville, McDowell Co, WV;
SS #223-28-5329; card issued in VA before 1951.
10 E-mail from Faye Horn Beck; 29 Jul 2012.
"My father was: James Alva Horn, b. 11 Oct 1899, died 18Aug 1964. Married (1) my mother: Bertha Yates, b. 27 June 1896, died 16 Sep 1983. She and dad were divorced.
"Their children:
1. Dewey Herbert Horn, b. 27 Oct 1920, died 11 Feb 1936
2. Clarence Horn, b. 12 Jan 1922, died 10 Feb 2001.
3. Edith Fay Horn, b. 18 Nov 1923
4. Carl Kenneth Horn, Sr., b. 05 Dec 1927, died 12 Jan 1999.
5. Vaughn Stuart Horn, born 04 Mar 1932

"Dad and Mom were divorced and he md. (2) Thelma Louise Cook, b. 22 Feb 1925, died 27 Sep 2008. They were divorced. Their son is Roy Everett Horn, b. 20 Sep 1943.
"Dad married (3) Christina Castalieda, b. 25 Oct 1939 in Mexico, she died Sept. 2004. They had a son, Robert Lloyd Horn, b. 11 Feb 1962, died 13 Mar 1966..."
11 E-mail from Faye Horn Beck; 30 Jul 2012.
"...Dad, James Alva Horn, was killed when a small plane he was piloting hit a tree in Danville,
VA. and he and the plane were burned. A male passenger was injured but is OK now."


Thelma Louise Cook

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; taken on 2 Apr 1930; Page 194B; Image
4 of 75; Family #32/33.
Listed as Thelma Sizemore; age 6; born in WV; boarder; in household of John and Ella Mullens,
with parents?, Estill and Dolly Sizemore.
2. Social Security Death Index; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Thelma L. Ratliff; born 22 Feb 1926; died 27 Sep 2008; last residence, Ripley, Jackson Co, WV;
last benefit, Corinne, Wyoming Co, WV; card issued in NC or WV before 1951.
3. "The Register Herald"; Beckley, WV; 28 Sep 2008; Newspaper Obit.
"RIPLEY - Thelma Louise Ratliff, 82, of Ripley, formerly of Corinne, went to be with her Lord and Savior on Saturday, Sept. 27, at the Jackson County General Hospital in Ripley. She joined in Heaven her departed husband, Clifford Junior Ratliff; their son, Rondal Dale Ratliff of Kansas City, Mo.; her brother, Roger Cook of Virginia Beach, Va.; her brother, Luther Thompson of Bluewell; her sister, Geneva Dotson of Bluewell; her grandson, Ricky Horn of Emporia, Va.; and her friend and neighbor, Ray Edwards of Corinne.
"She was born on Feb. 22, 1926, at Iaeger, McDowell County, and was the daughter of the late Richard and Dollie Mullins Cook.
"She worked for many years at Peerless Cleaners in Mullens, and was also a Route Manager for the Beckley Post Herald in Wyoming County. She attended the Amigo Baptist Church and Mullens Wesleyan Church. She was a lifelong resident of Corinne in Wyoming County.
She is survived by her four children, Jimmy Ratliff and wife Jenny of Baltimore, Md.; Brenda Milam and husband Mike (whom she considered a son) of Ripley; Roy Horn and wife Carla of Welch.
She was the loving and adored grandmother of grandchildren: Andrea Nolin of Mechanicville, Md.; Rebecca Horn of Hagerstown, Md.; Brandi Johnston of Ripley; Michael (Spud) Milam of Morgantown; Tonya Ratliff of New York City; Christi Ratliff of Greenville, N.C.; and Natasha Ratliff of Kansas City, Mo. She had six great-grandchildren: Ricky Horn; Ryan, Alec and Christian Nolin; Presli Milam; and Lauren Ratliff.
"She is also survived by her loving sisters, Elsie Dotson and husband Perry Dotson of Chesapeake, Va., and Carrie Wethington of Virginia Beach, Va.; and also her best friend and neighbor, Jane Lusk of Corinne.
"Services will be 1 p.m. Wednesday at Tankersley Funeral Home Chapel with Mark Wethington officiating. Burial will follow in Sunset Memorial Park, Beckley..."
4. E-mail from Faye Horn Beck; 29 Jul 2012.
"My father was: James Alva Horn, b. 11 Oct 1899, died 18Aug 1964. Married (1) my mother: Bertha Yates, b. 27 June 1896, died 16 Sep 1983. She and dad were divorced.
"Their children:
1. Dewey Herbert Horn, b. 27 Oct 1920, died 11 Feb 1936
2. Clarence Horn, b. 12 Jan 1922, died 10 Feb 2001.
3. Edith Fay Horn, b. 18 Nov 1923
4. Carl Kenneth Horn, Sr., b. 05 Dec 1927, died 12 Jan 1999.
5. Vaughn Stuart Horn, born 04 Mar 1932

"Dad and Mom were divorced and he md. (2) Thelma Louise Cook, b. 22 Feb 1925, died 27 Sep 2008. They were divorced. Their son is Roy Everett Horn, b. 20 Sep 1943.
"Dad married (3) Christina Castalieda, b. 25 Oct 1939 in Mexico, she died Sept. 2004. They had a son, Robert Lloyd Horn, b. 11 Feb 1962, died 13 Mar 1966..."
5. E-mail from Faye Horn Beck; 30 Jul 2012.
"Thelma Louise Cook d/o Richard and Dollie Mullins Cook. She md. (2) Clifford Junior Ratliff who died before her. Don't know anythng else about him. They had children Rondal Dale, deceased, Jimmy, Brenda who married Mike Milam..."


James Alva Horn

1. Ancestry.com Web Site, Elisha Lester search, 15 Mar 2002, submitted by
Jacquelyn J. Sorby, dsorby@worldnet.att.net.
James Alva Horn; born on 11 Oct 1899 at Paynesville, McDowell Co, WV; died on 18 Aug 1964 at
Danville, Pittsylvania Co, VA; married Christina Castelieda.
2. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Sandy River Township, page 255A, Family 280.
Listed as James A. Horn, age 6 months, born in Oct 1899, in WV, in household
of father, James Henry Horn.
3. E-mail Message, 21 Aug 2003, Fay Horn Beck, daughter of James Alva and Bertha Yates Horn.
James Alva Horn; born on 11 Oct 1899; died on 18 Aug 1964; married first, Bertha Yates on 29
Oct 1919; divorced; married second, Thelma Louise Cook; divorced; married third, Christina
Castalieda who was born in Mexico. "James Alva Horn was killed in a plane crash in Danville, VA."
4. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Sandy River District, Bradshaw, taken on 5 May 1910, Page 74B,
Family #153.
Listed as James A. Horn, age 10, born in WV, in household of father, James H. Horn.
5. McDowell Co, WV; WW I Draft Registration Card #1817; 12 Sep 1918; Ancestry.com Web Site.
James Alva Horn; age 18; born 12 Oct 1899; living at Paynesville, WV; farmer; nearest relative;
father, James H, Horn, Paynesville, WV; medium height and build; brown eyes and dark hair.
6. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Paynesville; taken on 6 Feb 1920; Page
228A; Image 3 of 16; Family #251/253.
Listed as James A. Horn; age 20; born in WV; married; farm laborer; in household of father, James
H. Horn.
7. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Sandy River District, Bradshaw/Paynesville Road, taken on 25 Apr
1930, Page 216B, Family #249.
Listed as Alva Horn, age 30, born in WV, married at 20, retail merchant, head of household.
8. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Paynesville; E.D. 24-58; taken on 2 Aug
1940; Page 1138A; Image 37 of 60; Household #266.
Listed as J. Alva Horn; age 40; born in WV; married; 8th grade education; lived in same house on
1 Apr 1935; proprietor/manager of saw mill; head of household.
9. Social Security Death Index; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Alva Horn; born 11 Oct 1899; died in Aug 1964; last residence, Paynesville, McDowell Co, WV;
SS #223-28-5329; card issued in VA before 1951.
10 E-mail from Faye Horn Beck; 29 Jul 2012.
"My father was: James Alva Horn, b. 11 Oct 1899, died 18Aug 1964. Married (1) my mother: Bertha Yates, b. 27 June 1896, died 16 Sep 1983. She and dad were divorced.
"Their children:
1. Dewey Herbert Horn, b. 27 Oct 1920, died 11 Feb 1936
2. Clarence Horn, b. 12 Jan 1922, died 10 Feb 2001.
3. Edith Fay Horn, b. 18 Nov 1923
4. Carl Kenneth Horn, Sr., b. 05 Dec 1927, died 12 Jan 1999.
5. Vaughn Stuart Horn, born 04 Mar 1932

"Dad and Mom were divorced and he md. (2) Thelma Louise Cook, b. 22 Feb 1925, died 27 Sep 2008. They were divorced. Their son is Roy Everett Horn, b. 20 Sep 1943.
"Dad married (3) Christina Castalieda, b. 25 Oct 1939 in Mexico, she died Sept. 2004. They had a son, Robert Lloyd Horn, b. 11 Feb 1962, died 13 Mar 1966..."
11 E-mail from Faye Horn Beck; 30 Jul 2012.
"...Dad, James Alva Horn, was killed when a small plane he was piloting hit a tree in Danville,
VA. and he and the plane were burned. A male passenger was injured but is OK now."


Christina Castalieda

1. E-mail from Faye Horn Beck; 29 Jul 2012.
"My father was: James Alva Horn, b. 11 Oct 1899, died 18Aug 1964. Married (1) my mother: Bertha Yates, b. 27 June 1896, died 16 Sep 1983. She and dad were divorced.
"Their children:
1. Dewey Herbert Horn, b. 27 Oct 1920, died 11 Feb 1936
2. Clarence Horn, b. 12 Jan 1922, died 10 Feb 2001.
3. Edith Fay Horn, b. 18 Nov 1923
4. Carl Kenneth Horn, Sr., b. 05 Dec 1927, died 12 Jan 1999.
5. Vaughn Stuart Horn, born 04 Mar 1932

"Dad and Mom were divorced and he md. (2) Thelma Louise Cook, b. 22 Feb 1925, died 27 Sep 2008. They were divorced. Their son is Roy Everett Horn, b. 20 Sep 1943.
"Dad married (3) Christina Castalieda, b. 25 Oct 1939 in Mexico, she died Sept. 2004. They had a son, Robert Lloyd Horn, b. 11 Feb 1962, died 13 Mar 1966..."
2. E-mail from Faye Horn Beck; 30 Jul 2012.
"...Christina was born in Mexico and dad probably married her there although I can't find any record.
She md after dad died to Asa Mullins and they moved to TN. He was in prison on drug charges when she died. Her brother came from Mexio and took her ashes back with him. The funeral home would not release any information on her, etc. to me..."


Robert Lloyd Horn

1. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #'66 007102; WV Archives Web Site.
Robert Lloyd Horn; age 4; born 11 feb 1962 at Grundy, VA; infant; living at Paynesville, WV; son
of James Alva and Christina (Castalieda) Horn; died 13 Mar 1966 in Stevens Clinic, Welch, WV; from
acutecardiac failure due to tracheobronchitis; buried 15 Mar 1966 in Lester Cemetery, Paynesville,
WV; informant, Emery Horn, Grundy, VA.
2. E-mail from Faye Horn Beck; 29 Jul 2012.
"My father was: James Alva Horn, b. 11 Oct 1899, died 18Aug 1964. Married (1) my mother: Bertha Yates, b. 27 June 1896, died 16 Sep 1983. She and dad were divorced.
"Their children:
1. Dewey Herbert Horn, b. 27 Oct 1920, died 11 Feb 1936
2. Clarence Horn, b. 12 Jan 1922, died 10 Feb 2001.
3. Edith Fay Horn, b. 18 Nov 1923
4. Carl Kenneth Horn, Sr., b. 05 Dec 1927, died 12 Jan 1999.
5. Vaughn Stuart Horn, born 04 Mar 1932

"Dad and Mom were divorced and he md. (2) Thelma Louise Cook, b. 22 Feb 1925, died 27 Sep 2008. They were divorced. Their son is Roy Everett Horn, b. 20 Sep 1943.
"Dad married (3) Christina Castalieda, b. 25 Oct 1939 in Mexico, she died Sept. 2004. They had a son, Robert Lloyd Horn, b. 11 Feb 1962, died 13 Mar 1966..."