McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families and Individuals

Notes


Cecil M. Stewart

1. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
Center District, Family #1.
Listed as Cecil M. Stewart, age 9, in household of grandfather, James
Robert Sauls, with her mother, Mary C. Sauls Stewart Meadows.
2. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Slab Fork District; taken on 26/27 Apr 1910; Page 286B;
Family #134.
Listed as Cecil Sauls; age 19; born in WV; in household of mother, Mary Sauls Stewart Meadows.
3. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__; Page 395; WV Archives Web Site.
Cecil M. Stewart; age 20; born and living in Wyoming Co, WV; son of James H. and Mary; married
on 29 Jul 1911 at the residence of Leroy Perdue; Elsie Gretchen Cook; age 18; born and living in
Wyoming Co, WV; daughter of unlisted parents.


Elsie Gretchen Cook

1. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Center District; taken on 11/12 Jun 1900; Page 230A; Image
9 of 36; Family #78/78.
Listed as Elsie G. Cook; age 6; born in Jun 1893 in WV; in household of mother, Mary C. Cook.
2. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__; Page 395; WV Archives Web Site.
Cecil M. Stewart; age 20; born and living in Wyoming Co, WV; son of James H. and Mary; married
on 29 Jul 1911 at the residence of Leroy Perdue; Elsie Gretchen Cook; age 18; born and living in
Wyoming Co, WV; daughter of unlisted parents.


Clifford "Junior" Ratliff

1. 1930 Cenus, Montgomery Co, VA; Alleghany District; taken on 16 Apr 1930; Page 86A; Image 18
of 31; Family #190/190.
Listed as Clifford J. Ratliff; age 2 yrs, 4 mons; born in VA; in household of father Clarence M. Ratliff.
2. Social Security Death Index; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Clifford Ratliff; born 12 Oct 1927; died in Sep 1980; last residence and last benefit, Corinne,
Wyoming Co, WV; SS #226-28-2471; card issued in VA before 1951.
3. 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..."


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..."


Brenda Ratliff

1. 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..."


Clarence M. Ratliff

1. Virginia Marriage, 1785-1940; LDS Web Site.
Clarence Ratliff; age 19; born in 1905; son of Ike and Cora Ratliff; married on 25 Jun 1924 in
Montgomery Co, VA; Roxie May Vaden; age 16; born in 1908; daughter of James M. and Hattie
Vaden.
2. 1930 Cenus, Montgomery Co, VA; Alleghany District; taken on 16 Apr 1930; Page 86A; Image 18
of 31; Family #190/190.
Listed as Clarence M. Ratliff; age 25; born in VA; married at 19; laborer for steam railroad; head of
household.


Roxie May Vaden

1. Virginia Marriage, 1785-1940; LDS Web Site.
Clarence Ratliff; age 19; born in 1905; son of Ike and Cora Ratliff; married on 25 Jun 1924 in
Montgomery Co, VA; Roxie May Vaden; age 16; born in 1908; daughter of James M. and Hattie
Vaden.
2. 1930 Cenus, Montgomery Co, VA; Alleghany District; taken on 16 Apr 1930; Page 86A; Image 18
of 31; Family #190/190.
Listed as Roxie M. Ratliff; age 20; brn in VA; married at 15; in household of husband, Clarence M.
Ratliff.


Alfred L. Ratliff

1. 1930 Cenus, Montgomery Co, VA; Alleghany District; taken on 16 Apr 1930; Page 86A; Image 18
of 31; Family #190/190.
Listed as Alfred L. Ratliff; age 3 yrs, 3 mons; born in VA; in household of father Clarence M. Ratliff.


James "Jimmy" Ratliff

1. 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..."


Roy Everett Horn

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..."


Rondal Dale Ratliff

1. US Public Records, Vol 1; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Rondal D. Ratliff; born 3 Jun 1954; living at 1405 SE 7th Place, Lees Summit, MO 64063 in 1993.
2. US Public Records, Vol 2; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Rondal D. Ratliff; lived at Ashady Lane, Kansas City, MO 64134.
3. Social Security Death Index; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Rondal D. Ratliff; born 3 Jun 1954; died 23 Jan 2007; last residence, Greenwood, Jackson Co, MO;
card issued in WV in 1968.
4. 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..."


Debroah J.

1. US Public Records, Vol 1; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Debroah J. Ratliff; born 27 Mar 1964; living at 1405 SE 7th Place, Lees Summit, MO 64063 in 1993.
2. US Public Records, Vol 2; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Debroah J. Ratliff; lived at Ashady Lane, Kansas City, MO 64134.


Zie McFann

1. McDowell Co, WV; WW I Draft Registration Card; 12 Sep 1918; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Zie McFann; age 36; born 22 Feb 1882; living at Twin Branch, WV; janitor for JBB Coal Co, Twin
Branch; nearest relative, Cora McFann, Twin Branch, WV; medium height and build; blue eyes and
brown hair; back broken by slate fall in mines.
2. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Twin Branch, taken on 14 Jan 1920; Page
248B; Image 5 of 26; 45/49.
Listed as Zie McFann; age 37; born in OH; married; coal miner; head of household.
3. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; taken on 4 Apr 1930; Page 67B; Image 6
of 47; Family #53/55.
Listed as Zie McFann; age 48; born in OH; married at 24; slateman in coal mine; head of
household.
4. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Premier; E.D. 24-38; taken on 25 Apr
1940; Page 764B; Image 8 of 10; Household #59.
Listed as Zie McFann; age 59; born in OH; married; 3rd grade education; lived in Mohegan, WV on
1 Apr 1935; loader in coal mine; head of household.
5. McDowell Co, WV; WW II Draft Registration Card #U-291; 27 Apr 1942; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Zie (None)(no middle name) McFann; age 60; born 22 Feb 1882 in Lawrence Co, OH; living at
Premier, WV; employed by Premier Pocahontas Collieries Co, Premier, WV; person who will always
know address, Mae Daniels, Pedro, OH; 5'7" tall; 164 lbs; blue eyes; brown hair; ruddy
complexion.
6. McDowell Co. WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1948); Page 414; WV Archives Web Site.
Zie McFann; age 65; born in Horse (sic, no such Co, Lawrence) Co, OH; widowed; living at
Premier, WV; married on 18 Jun 1948 at Welch, WV; Essie Clay; age 65; born in Greenup Co,
KY; widow; living at Premier, WV.
7. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate # '57 016541; WV Archives Web Site.
Zie McFann; age 74; born 22 Feb 1883 in Lawrence Co, OH; widowed; retired miner; living at
Big Sandy, WV; SS #232-12-7846; son of David and Rachel (Slack) McFann; died 18 Dec 1957
in Grace Hospital, Welch, WV; from a cerebral thrombosis due to hypertension and arterosclerosis;
buried 21 Dec 1957 in Iaeger Memorial, Roderfield, WV.


Cora M. Richendollar

1. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Twin Branch, taken on 14 Jan 1920; Page
248B; Image 5 of 26; 45/49.
Listed as Cora McFann McFann; age 42; born in OH; married; in household of husband, Zie McFann.
2. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; taken on 4 Apr 1930; Page 67B; Image 6
of 47; Family #53/55.
Listed as Cora M. McFann; age 52; born in OH; married at 28; in household of husband, Zie McFann.
3. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Premier; E.D. 24-38; taken on 25 Apr
1940; Page 764B; Image 8 of 10; Household #59.
Listed as Cora McFann; age 63; born in OH; married; 1 yr HS education; lived in Mohegan, WV on 1
Apr 1935; in household of husband, Zie McFann.
4. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #5517 WV Archives Web Site.
Cora McFann; age 68 yrs, 6 mons, 27 days; born 16 Sep 1876 in Waterloo, OH; married; wife of
Zie McFann, age 63; living at Premier, WV; daughter of Louis and Elizabeth (O'Neal) Richendollar;
died 12 Apr 1945 at Premier, McDowell Co, WV; from paraylsis of bowels due to previous appolexy
and high blood pressure; buried 15 Apr 1945 in Iaeger Memorial, Roderfield, WV; informant, Zie
McFann, Premier, WV.
5. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 26 Feb 2914.
Cora McFann; born 16 Sep 1876; died 12 Apr 1945; buried here; headstone photo shown.


Robert McFann

1. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Twin Branch, taken on 14 Jan 1920; Page
248B; Image 5 of 26; 45/49.
Listed as Robert McFann; age 5; born in WV; in household of father, Zie McFann.
2. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; taken on 4 Apr 1930; Page 67B; Image 6
of 47; Family #53/55.
Listed as Robert H. McFann; age 16; born in WV; in household of father, Zie McFann.
3. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Premier; E.D. 24-38; taken on 25 Apr
1940; Page 764B; Image 8 of 10; Household #59.
Listed as Robert McFann; age 25; born in WV; 7th grade education; lived in Mohegan, WV on 1
Apr 1935; in household of father, Zie McFann.


Earl R. McFann

1. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Twin Branch, taken on 14 Jan 1920; Page
248B; Image 5 of 26; 45/49.
Listed as Earl R. McFann; age 27; born in OH; single; coal miner; in household of brother, Zie McFann.