McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Familys and Individuals

Notes


Marshall Ragland

1. 1870 Census. Chatham Co, NC; Cape Fear Township; taken on 5 Jul 1870; Page 26A; Image 15
of 58; Family #115/115.
Listed as Marshal Ragland; age 18; born in NC; farm hand, black; in household of Sarah Ragland, age 60.
(Many Ragland families in adjacent households)
2. Chatham Co, NC; Marriage Registry; Vol #__(1895); Page __; LDS Web Site.
Marshall Ragland; age 38; colored; son of Isabella Ragland; married on 2 Jan 1895 in Cape Fear
Township; Maroney Hooker; age 25; colored; daughter of Edmund and Caroline Hooker; by G.W.
Flack, minister.
3. 1900 Census, Chatham Co, NC; Cape Fear Township; taken on 11 Jun 1900; Page 62B; Image 10
of 28; Family #93/93.
Listed as Marshall Ragland; age 47; born in Jul 1852 in NC; married 4 yrs; black; farmer; head of
household.


Maronia Hooker

1. Chatham Co, NC; Marriage Registry; Vol #__(1895); Page __; LDS Web Site.
Marshall Ragland; age 38; colored; son of Isabella Ragland; married on 2 Jan 1895 in Cape Fear
Township; Maroney Hooker; age 25; colored; daughter of Edmund and Caroline Hooker; by G.W.
Flack, minister.
2. 1900 Census, Chatham Co, NC; Cape Fear Township; taken on 11 Jun 1900; Page 62B; Image 10
of 28; Family #93/93.
Listed as Maronie Ragland; age 31; born in Nov 1868 in NC; married 4 yrs; black; 4 children, 3 living;
in household of husband, Marshall Ragland.


George A. Ragland

1. North Carolina, Birth Indexes, 1800-2000; Index to Delayed Births, Chatham Co, NC; Vol #9; Page 506;
Ancestry.com Web Site.
George Ragland; born 18 Mar 1899 in Chatham Co, NC.
2. 1900 Census, Chatham Co, NC; Cape Fear Township; taken on 11 Jun 1900; Page 62B; Image 10
of 28; Family #93/93.
Listed as George A. Ragland; age 1; born in Mar 1899 in NC; black; in household of father, Marshall
Ragland.
(Twin of Anna)
3. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; Susanna; taken on 21 Apr 1930; Page 100B;
Image 29 of 29; Family #233/235.
Listed as George Regland; age 33; born in NC; single; negro; brakeman in coal mine; in household
of brother, Sion Ragland.


Charles "Shorty" Clay

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; Susanna; taken on 21 Apr 1930; Page 100B;
Image 29 of 29; Family #235/237.
Listed as Charlie Clay; age 45; born in GA; married at 23; Negro; loader in coal mine; head of
household.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #536; WV Archives Web Site via LDS Web Site.
Charles Clay; age 58; born in Amercus, GA; married; colored; husband of Carrie Clay; coal loader for
Susan Pocahontas Coal Co, living at Warrior, WV; son of Aaron Williams and Victoria English (was he
adopted?); died 14 Jan 1939 in Stevens Clinic, Welch, WV; due to a cerebral hemorrhage; buried
17 Jan 1939 at Excelsior, WV; informant, Carrie Clay, War, WV.


Carrie Hendricks

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; Susanna; taken on 21 Apr 1930; Page 100B;
Image 29 of 29; Family #235/237.
Listed as Carrie Clay; age 40; born in TN; married at __; negro; in household of husband, Charles
Clay.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #14470; WV Archives Web Site.
Carrie Clay; age 62; born in 1890 in TN; widow; colored; living at War, WV; daughter of John and Mary
Hendrick; died 23 Jul 1952 in Stevens Clinic, Welch, WV; due to a massive pulmonary infarction in left
leg with congestive heart failure.; burial 27 Jul 1952 in Oak Grove Cemetery, Mercer Co, WV; informant,
Paul Lee.


Flora Clay

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; Susanna; taken on 21 Apr 1930; Page 100B;
Image 29 of 29; Family #235/237.
Listed as Flora Clay; age 17; born in KY; single; negro; in household of father, Charles Clay.


Pearl Clay

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; Susanna; taken on 21 Apr 1930; Page 100B;
Image 29 of 29; Family #235/237.
Listed as Pearl Clay; age 10; born in KY; negro; in household of father, Charles Clay.


Bessie Clay

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; Susanna; taken on 21 Apr 1930; Page 100B;
Image 29 of 29; Family #235/237.
Listed as Bessie Clay; age 5; born in KY; negro; in household of father, Charles Clay.


Della Thomas

1. 1900 Census, Chatham Co, NC; Cape Fear Township; taken on 11 Jun 1900; Page 62B; Image 10
of 28; Family #92/92.
Listed as Della Judd; age 52; born in Jan 1848 in NC; widow; black; married for 28 yrs; 8 children,
all liviing; head of household.
(Household adjacent to Marshall and Marona (Hooker) Ragland. Della Judd adopted their son, Sion
Ragland by the 1910 census)
2. 1910 Census, Chatham Co, NC; Cape Fear Township; taken on 2 May 1910; Page 68A; Image 24
of 34; Family #210/210.
Listed as Della Judd; age 58; born in NC; widow; married 7 yrs; 9 children, all living; black; head of
household.
3. Chatham Co, NC; Death Certificates #379; Ancestry,com Web Site.
Della Judd; age 79; bornin Chatham Co, NC; widow; Negro; wife of Seth Judd; retired housekeeper;
daughter of Green and Lucy Thomas; died 2 May 1927 in Haw River Township; Chatham Co, NC;
due to "leaking heart"; valve?; buried 3 May 1927 in Prince Chapel; informant, Ray Judd,
Moncure, NC.


Robert Judd

1. 1900 Census, Chatham Co, NC; Cape Fear Township; taken on 11 Jun 1900; Page 62B; Image 10
of 28; Family #92/92.
Listed as Robert Judd; age 18; born in Dec 1881 in NC; black; in household of mother, Della Judd.


Fannie Judd

1. 1900 Census, Chatham Co, NC; Cape Fear Township; taken on 11 Jun 1900; Page 62B; Image 10
of 28; Family #92/92.
Listed as Fannie Judd; age 17; born in May 1883 in NC; black; in household of mother, Della Judd.


Raymon H. Judd

1. 1900 Census, Chatham Co, NC; Cape Fear Township; taken on 11 Jun 1900; Page 62B; Image 10
of 28; Family #92/92.
Listed as Ramon Judd; age 13; born in Apr 1887 in NC; black; in household of mother, Della Judd.


Albert Judd

1. 1900 Census, Chatham Co, NC; Cape Fear Township; taken on 11 Jun 1900; Page 62B; Image 10
of 28; Family #92/92.
Listed as Albert Judd; age 10; born in Sep 1889 in NC; black; in household of mother, Della Judd.


Marshall Ragland

1. 1870 Census. Chatham Co, NC; Cape Fear Township; taken on 5 Jul 1870; Page 26A; Image 15
of 58; Family #115/115.
Listed as Marshal Ragland; age 18; born in NC; farm hand, black; in household of Sarah Ragland, age 60.
(Many Ragland families in adjacent households)
2. Chatham Co, NC; Marriage Registry; Vol #__(1895); Page __; LDS Web Site.
Marshall Ragland; age 38; colored; son of Isabella Ragland; married on 2 Jan 1895 in Cape Fear
Township; Maroney Hooker; age 25; colored; daughter of Edmund and Caroline Hooker; by G.W.
Flack, minister.
3. 1900 Census, Chatham Co, NC; Cape Fear Township; taken on 11 Jun 1900; Page 62B; Image 10
of 28; Family #93/93.
Listed as Marshall Ragland; age 47; born in Jul 1852 in NC; married 4 yrs; black; farmer; head of
household.


William A. Ragland

1. 1900 Census, Chatham Co, NC; Cape Fear Township; taken on 11 Jun 1900; Page 62B; Image 10
of 28; Family #93/93.
Listed as William A. Ragland; age 7; born in Aug 1892 in NC; black; in household of father, Marshall
Ragland.


Julius Clay

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; Susanna; taken on 21 Apr 1930; Page 100B;
Image 29 of 29; Family #235/237.
Listed as Julius Clay; age 21; born in TN; married at 21; negro; in household of father, Charles
Clay, with wife.
2 McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #2040; WV Archives Web Site via LDS Web Site.
Julius Clay; age age abt 26; born in Jellico, TN; married; colored; husband of Eva Dickson; motorman in
coal mine; living at Yukon, WV; son of Charles Clay and unknown mother; died 13 Feb 1932 in Yukon, WV;
due to crushed in motor accident; buried 14 Feb 1932 in Yukon, WV; informant Robert Harris, Yukon, WV.


Eva Dixon

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; Susanna; taken on 21 Apr 1930; Page 100B;
Image 29 of 29; Family #235/237.
Listed as Eva Clay; age 19; born in VA; married at 19; negro; in household of father-in-law, Charles
Clay, with husband.


Hobert E. Nelson

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1938); Page 290; WV Archives Web Site.
Hobert E. Nelson; born 5 May 1890 in Franklin Co, VA; colored; living at Ashland, WV; son of Nelson
and Namcie E.; married on 25 Aug 1938 at Ashland, WV; Verna Hoover; born 17 Jan 1920 at
Ashland, WV; colored; living at Ashland, WV; daughter of Benn and Lizzie.
2. 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 #60.
Listed as Hobert E. Nelson; age 50; born in VA; married; negro; 4th grade education; lived in
Ashland, WV on 1 Apr 1935; loader in coal mine; head of household.


Verna Hoover

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1938); Page 290; WV Archives Web Site.
Hobert E. Nelson; born 5 May 1890 in Franklin Co, VA; colored; living at Ashland, WV; son of Nelson
and Namcie E.; married on 25 Aug 1938 at Ashland, WV; Verna Hoover; born 17 Jan 1920 at
Ashland, WV; colored; living at Ashland, WV; daughter of Benn and Lizzie.
2. 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 #60.
Listed as Vern Nelson; age 21; born in WV; married; negro; 1 yr HS education; lived in
Ashland, WV on 1 Apr 1935; in household of husband, Hobert E. Nelson.


Mildred Nelson

1. 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 #60.
Listed as Mildred Nelson; age 3; born in WV; negro; in household of father, Hobert E. Nelson.


Hobert Earl Nelson

1. 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 #60.
Listed as Hobert Earl Nelson; age 10 mons; born in WV; negro; in household of father, Hobert E.
Nelson.


Henry Thomas Turpin Sr

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage records; Vol #__(1938); Page 234; WV Archives Web Site.
Henry T. Turpin; born 14 Nov 1917 at Premier, WV; living at premier, WV; son of D.C. and Maudie
L.; married on 12 Jul 1938 at Welch, WV; Emma Webb; born 20 Oct 1917 at Whiteville, WV;
living at Premier, WV; daughter of _______.
2. 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 #61.
Listed as Henry Turpin; age 22; born in WV; married; 2 ys HS education; lived in same place on
1 Apr 1935; brakeman in coal mine; head of household.
3. "The Capital"; Annapolis, MD; 3 Apr 1997; Newspaper Obit.
"Henry Thomas Turpin Sr., 79, of Coaldale, W.Va. a retired coal mining foreman, died of cancer April 1 at his son's home in Coaldale after a lengthy illness. Mr. Turpin was born in Premier, W.Va., and began working in the mines as a teen-ager. He retired as a foreman in 1982 from Massey Goal Co. in West Virginia after many years of employment. He was a member of the Pentecostal Holiness Church in Bramble, W.Va., and the United Mine Workers Union local in Welch, W.Va. His interests included gardening. His wife, Emma Beulah Webb Turpin, died in 1995. Surviving are four daughters, S. Jean Phipps of Gambrills, Ina R. Nicely of Laurel, Barbara A Cain of Hanover and Dreama G. Quesinberry of Coaldale; two sons, Henry Thomas Turpin Jr. of Millersville and William E. Turpin of Coaldale; one sister, Lucy Asbury of Odenton; 21 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Friends may call from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today at Hardesty Funeral ; Home, 851 Annapolis Road, Gambrills, where funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Friday . Burial will be in Epiphany Episcopal Church cemetery..."


Emma Beulah Webb

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage records; Vol #__(1938); Page 234; WV Archives Web Site.
Henry T. Turpin; born 14 Nov 1917 at Premier, WV; living at premier, WV; son of D.C. and Maudie
L.; married on 12 Jul 1938 at Welch, WV; Emma Webb; born 20 Oct 1917 at Whiteville, WV;
living at Premier, WV; daughter of _______.
2. 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 #61.
Listed as EmmaTurpin; age 22; born in WV; married; 8th grade education; lived in Whitesville,
Kanawha Co, WV on 1 Apr 1935; in household of husband, Henry T. Turpin.


Sarah Jean Turpin

1. 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 #61.
Listed as Sarah JeanTurpin; age 4; born in WV; no education; in household of father, Henry T.
Turpin.