McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families and Individuals

Notes


Jenous Dowell Sr

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1937); Page 77; WV Archives Web Site.
Jenous Dowell; age 22; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; laborer; living at Premier, WV; son of
Luther and Ada; married on 22 May 1937 at Welch, WV; Florence King; age 18; born in McDowell
Co, WV; single; daughter of Robert and Ollie.
2. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Premier; E.D. 24-38; taken on 25 Apr
1940; Page 765A; Image 9 of 10; Household #65.
Listed as Jenous Dowell; age 24; born in WV; divorced; negro; 8th grade education; lived in same
place on 1 Apr 1935; loader in coal mine; in household of father, Luther D. Dowell, with 2 children.
3. Mercer Co, WV; Marriage Registry; Vol #__(1952); Page 126; Line 25; WV Archives Web Site.
Jenous Dowell; age 37; born at Excelsior, WV; divorced; living at Bluefield, WV; married on 20 Sep
1952 at Bluefield, WV; Blanche Hairston; age 27; born at Maybuery, WV; single; living at Bluefield,
WV.


Florence King

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1937); Page 77; WV Archives Web Site.
Jenous Dowell; age 22; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; laborer; living at Premier, WV; son of
Luther and Ada; married on 22 May 1937 at Welch, WV; Florence King; age 18; born in McDowell
Co, WV; single; daughter of Robert and Ollie.


Ernest Y. Dowell

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Premier; E.D. 24-38; taken on 25 Apr
1940; Page 765A; Image 9 of 10; Household #65.
Listed as Ernest Y. Dowell; age 3; born in WV; negro; no education; in household of grandfather,
Luther D. Dowell, with father.


Jenous Dowell Jr

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Premier; E.D. 24-38; taken on 25 Apr
1940; Page 765A; Image 9 of 10; Household #65.
Listed as Jenous Dowell, Jr; age 1; born in WV; negro; no education; in household of grandfather,
Luther D. Dowell, with father.


Jenous Dowell Sr

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1937); Page 77; WV Archives Web Site.
Jenous Dowell; age 22; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; laborer; living at Premier, WV; son of
Luther and Ada; married on 22 May 1937 at Welch, WV; Florence King; age 18; born in McDowell
Co, WV; single; daughter of Robert and Ollie.
2. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Premier; E.D. 24-38; taken on 25 Apr
1940; Page 765A; Image 9 of 10; Household #65.
Listed as Jenous Dowell; age 24; born in WV; divorced; negro; 8th grade education; lived in same
place on 1 Apr 1935; loader in coal mine; in household of father, Luther D. Dowell, with 2 children.
3. Mercer Co, WV; Marriage Registry; Vol #__(1952); Page 126; Line 25; WV Archives Web Site.
Jenous Dowell; age 37; born at Excelsior, WV; divorced; living at Bluefield, WV; married on 20 Sep
1952 at Bluefield, WV; Blanche Hairston; age 27; born at Maybuery, WV; single; living at Bluefield,
WV.


Blanche Hairston

1. Mercer Co, WV; Marriage Registry; Vol #__(1952); Page 126; Line 25; WV Archives Web Site.
Jenous Dowell; age 37; born at Excelsior, WV; divorced; living at Bluefield, WV; married on 20 Sep
1952 at Bluefield, WV; Blanche Hairston; age 27; born at Maybuery, WV; single; living at Bluefield,
WV.


James Edward Asbury

1. 1910 Census, Tazewell Co, VA; Jeffersonville District; Thompson Valley; taken on 2 Apr 1910;
Page 136B; Image 14 of 21; Family #117/117.
Listed as James Ed Asbury; age 16 (sic?); born in VA; single; in household of father, William M.
Asbury.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1911); Page 245; WV Archives Web Site.
J. E. Asbury; age 22; born in McDowell Co, WV (sic, Tazewell Co, VA); single; farmer; living in
Jeffersonville (Tazewell Co, VA); son of Madison and Mary; married on 31 May 1911 at Anawalt,
WV; M.S.F. Farmer; age 21; born in McDowell Co, WV (sic, Ashe Co, NC); single; daughter of
I. A. and ____.
3. McDowell Co, WV; WW I Draft Registration Card #3758; 12 Sep 1918; Ancestry.com Web Site.
James Edward Asbury; age 33; born 25 Feb 1885; living at War, WV; coal miner; employed by
Warrior Coal Co, War, WV; nearest relative, Millie Asbury, War, WV; medium height and build;
brown eyes and brown hair.
4. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; Warrior Precinct; taken on 17 jan 1920; Page
63B; Image 35 of 41; Family #356/358.
Listed as J.E. Asbury; age 33; born in VA; married; laborer in coal mine; head of household.
5. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; Yukon; taken on 21 Apr 1930; Page 59A;
Image 58 of 89; Family #19/21.
Listed as James Asbury; age 37; born in VA; married at 29; loader in coal mine; head of
household.
6. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Premier; E.D. 24-38; taken on 25 Apr
1940; Page 765A; Image 9 of 10; Household #67.
Listed as Jim Asbury; age 56; born in VA; widowed; 6th grade education; lived in same place on 1
Apr 1935; loader in coal mine; head of household.
7. McDowell Co, WV; WW II Draft Registration Card #U-1787; 27 Apr 1942; Ancestry.com Web Site.
James (None)(sic, Edward) Asbury; age 56; born 25 Sep (sic, Feb) 1885 in Tazewell Co, VA;
living at Premier, WV; employed by Premier Pocahontas Colleries Co, Premier, WV; person who will
always know address, Georgia Boothe, Tazewell, VA' 5'9" tall; 150 lbs; brown eyes and brown
hair; dark complexion.
8. Tazewell Co, VA; Death Certificate #26869; Ancestry.com Web Site.
James Edward Asbury; age 73; born in Sep 1885 (sic, Jun 1890) in Tazewell Co, VA; married;
husband of Mary Ann Yanesh; coal miner; living in North Tazewell, VA; son of Mat and Mary Jane
(Madison) Asbury; died 9 Sep 1963 in Jefferson Hospital, Tazewell, VA; due to metastatic carcinoma
of left lung and spine with pulmonary emphysema and atelectasis; buried in Iaeger Memorial
Cemetery, Roderfield, WV; informant, Mary Ann Yanesh.
9. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 24 Feb 2014.
James Edward Asbury; born in 1885; died in 1963; buried here; head stone shown.


Millie Farmer

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1911); Page 245; WV Archives Web Site.
J. E. Asbury; age 22; born in McDowell Co, WV (sic, Tazewell Co, VA); single; farmer; living in
Jeffersonville (Tazewell Co, VA); son of Madison and Mary; married on 31 May 1911 at Anawalt,
WV; M.S.F. Farmer; age 21; born in McDowell Co, WV (sic, Ashe Co, NC); single; daughter of
I. A. and ____.
2. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; Warrior Precinct; taken on 17 jan 1920; Page
63B; Image 35 of 41; Family #356/358.
Listed as Lillie (sic, Millie) Asbury; age 34; born in NC; married; in household of husband, James E.
Asbury.
3. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; Yukon; taken on 21 Apr 1930; Page 59A;
Image 58 of 89; Family #19/21.
Listed as Millie Asbury; age 43; born in NC; married at 24; in household of husband, James E.
Asbury.
4. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #634; WV Archives Web Site.
Mrs. James Asbury; age 48 yrs, 10 mons, 19 days; born 15 Feb 1888 in Ashe Co, NC; married;
wife of James Asbury; housewife; living at Premier, WV; daughter of Isaac and Emeline (Taylor)
Farmer; died 4 Jan 1937 in Grace Hospital, Welch, WV; from labor pneumonia; buried 7 Jan 1937
at Roderfield, WV; informant, James Asbury, Premier, WV.
5. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 14 Dec 2013.
Millie Asbury; born 15 Feb 1888; died 4 Jan 1937; buried here; headstone shown.
"Family links:
Parents:
Isaac Farmer (1862 - 1946)
Emaline Taylor Farmer (1861 - 1954)

Children:
Henry J. Asbury (1923 - 2012)*

Siblings:
Ida Catherine Farmer Cave (1882 - 1967)*
Lucinda Farmer Asbury (1884 - 1976)*
David Farmer (1886 - 1979)*
Millie Asbury (1888 - 1937)
Cosby Jane Farmer Finley (1889 - 1970)*
Frances Farmer Blevins (1893 - 1981)*
Mary Lovina Farmer Wingler (1895 - 1978)..."


D. C. McCoy Asbury

1. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; Warrior Precinct; taken on 17 jan 1920; Page
63B; Image 35 of 41; Family #356/358.
Listed as D.C. McCoy Asbury; age 11; born in WV; in household of father, James E. Asbury.
2. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Premier; E.D. 24-38; taken on 25 Apr
1940; Page 765A; Image 9 of 10; Household #67.
Listed as Coy Asbury; age 32; born in WV; single; 6th grade education; lived in same place on 1
Apr 1935; tipple man in coal mine; in household of father, James E. Asbury.


Arthur E. Asbury

1. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; Warrior Precinct; taken on 17 jan 1920; Page
63B; Image 35 of 41; Family #356/358.
Listed as Auther E. Asbury; age 5; born in WV; in household of father, James E. Asbury.
2. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; Yukon; taken on 21 Apr 1930; Page 59A;
Image 58 of 89; Family #19/21.
Listed as Auther Asbury; age 17; born in WV; in household of father, James E. Asbury.
3. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Premier; E.D. 24-38; taken on 25 Apr
1940; Page 765A; Image 9 of 10; Household #67.
Listed as Author Asbury; age 26; born in WV; single; 1 yr HS education; lived in same place on 1
Apr 1935; in household of father, James E. Asbury.


Walter W. Asbury

1. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; Warrior Precinct; taken on 17 jan 1920; Page
63B; Image 35 of 41; Family #356/358.
Listed as Walter W. Asbury; age 5; born in WV; in household of father, James E. Asbury.
2. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; Yukon; taken on 21 Apr 1930; Page 59A;
Image 58 of 89; Family #19/21.
Listed as Walter Asbury; age 13; born in WV; in household of father, James E. Asbury.
3. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Premier; E.D. 24-38; taken on 25 Apr
1940; Page 765A; Image 9 of 10; Household #67.
Listed as Walter Asbury; age 23; born in WV; single; 1 yr HS education; lived in same place on 1
Apr 1935; in household of father, James E. Asbury.


Mary Emaline Asbury

1. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; Warrior Precinct; taken on 17 jan 1920; Page
63B; Image 35 of 41; Family #356/358.
Listed as Mary Emaline Asbury; age 1; born in WV; in household of father, James E. Asbury.
2. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; Yukon; taken on 21 Apr 1930; Page 59A;
Image 58 of 89; Family #19/21.
Listed as Mary Asbury; age 12; born in WV; in household of father, James E. Asbury.
3. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Premier; E.D. 24-38; taken on 25 Apr
1940; Page 765A; Image 9 of 10; Household #67.
Listed as Mary Asbury; age 21; born in WV; single; 6th grade education; lived in same place on 1
Apr 1935; in household of father, James E. Asbury.


William Asbury

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; Yukon; taken on 21 Apr 1930; Page 59A;
Image 58 of 89; Family #19/21.
Listed as William Asbury; age 10; born in WV; in household of father, James E. Asbury.
2. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Premier; E.D. 24-38; taken on 25 Apr
1940; Page 765A; Image 9 of 10; Household #67.
Listed as William Asbury; age 20; born in WV; single; 6th grade education; lived in same place on 1
Apr 1935; in household of father, James E. Asbury.


Henry J. Asbury Sr

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; Yukon; taken on 21 Apr 1930; Page 59A;
Image 58 of 89; Family #19/21.
Listed as Henry Asbury; age 7; born in WV; in household of father, James E. Asbury.
2. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Premier; E.D. 24-38; taken on 25 Apr
1940; Page 765A; Image 9 of 10; Household #67.
Listed as Henry Asbury; age 18; born in WV; single; 1 yr HS education; lived in same place on 1
Apr 1935; in household of father, James E. Asbury.
3. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Woodlawn Cemetery, Bluewell, Mercer Co, WV; submitted by Virginia
Louise; 16 Dec 2013.
Henry J. Asbury, Sr; born 13 Apr 1923; died 1 Mar 2012; buried here.
"Henry J. Asbury Sr., 88 of Keystone, W.Va., went to be with the Lord Wednesday morning at Princeton Community Hospital after a long illness. He was the son of the late James Edward Asbury and Millie Farmer Asbury.

Family links:
Parents:
Millie Asbury (1888 - 1937)..."


Bertha Asbury

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; Yukon; taken on 21 Apr 1930; Page 59A;
Image 58 of 89; Family #19/21.
Listed as Bertha Asbury; age 3; born in WV; in household of father, James E. Asbury.
2. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Premier; E.D. 24-38; taken on 25 Apr
1940; Page 765A; Image 9 of 10; Household #67.
Listed as Bertha Asbury; age 12; born in WV; 6th grade education; lived in same place on 1
Apr 1935; in household of father, James E. Asbury.


William Madison Asbury

1. 1900
1. 1910 Census, Tazewell Co, VA; Jeffersonville District; Thompson Valley; taken on 2 Apr 1910;
Page 136B; Image 14 of 21; Family #117/117.
Listed as William M. Asbury; age 59; born in VA; married once for 35 yrs; farmer; head of
household.


Mary Jane Madison

1. 1910 Census, Tazewell Co, VA; Jeffersonville District; Thompson Valley; taken on 2 Apr 1910;
Page 136B; Image 14 of 21; Family #117/117.
Listed as Mary Jane Asbury; age 50; born in VA; married once for 35 yrs; 11 children, 8 living;
in household of husband, James E. Asbury.


Robert C. Asbury

1. 1910 Census, Tazewell Co, VA; Jeffersonville District; Thompson Valley; taken on 2 Apr 1910;
Page 136B; Image 14 of 21; Family #117/117.
Listed as Robert C. Asbury; age 18; born in VA; single; in household of father, William M. Asbury.


Woodrow W. "Dusty" Slusher

1. US Public Records Index, Vol 1; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Woodrow W. Slusher, Jr; born 27 Sep 1950; living at 645 Parkdale Dr, Salem, VA 24153 in 1987.
(Strongly believe birth date is wrong. Woodrow would only have been 13 yrs old at first child's
birth)


Patricia V. "Pat" Vance

1. US Public Records Index, Vol 1; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Patricia V. Slusher; born 11 Jun 1945; living at 645 Parkdale Dr, Salem, VA 24153 in 1993.


Michael Wilson Slusher

1. US Public Records Index, Vol 1; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Michael Wilson Slusher; born 1 sep 1963; living at 645 Parkdale Dr, Salem, VA 24153 in 1996.


Christopher Eugene Slusher

1. US Public Records Index, Vol 1; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Christopher E. Slusher; born 24 May 1975; living at 645 Parkdale Dr, Salem, VA 24153.


Kenneth "Mickey" Vance

1. US Public Records Index, Vol 1; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Kenneth M. Vance; born 2 Feb 1951; lived at RR5, PO Box 435, Bluefield, WV 24701 in 1990.


Rhonda S.

1. US Public Records Index, Vol 1; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Rhonda S. Vance; born 17 Oct 1953; lived at RR5, PO Box 435, Bluefield, WV 24701 in 1985.


Charles Green

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Premier; E.D. 24-38; taken on 25 Apr
1940; Page 765A; Image 9 of 10; Household #68.
Listed as Charlie Green; age 44; born in VA; married; Negro; 1 yr HS education; lived in Raleigh Co,
WV on 1 Apr 1935; in household of son, Wilbur Green, with wife.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #503; WV Archives Web Site.
Charlie Green; age 47 yrs, 6 mons, 10 days; born 4 Jul 1895 at Pocahontas, Tazewell Co, VA;
married; Negro; husband of Mary Green; living at Premier, WV; miner; for Premier Poca Coal Co;
son of Ambus and Sallie (Smith) Green, both born in Tazewell Co, VA; died 14 Jan 1943 in Grace
Hospital, Welch, WV following a 52 day hospital stay; from perinephritis abcess; buried 17 Jan
1943 in cemetery at Roderfield, WV.
3. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 24 Jun 2014.
Charlie Green; born 4 Jul 1895; died 14 Jan 1943; buried here; headstone photo shown.


Mary Hodnett

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Premier; E.D. 24-38; taken on 25 Apr
1940; Page 765A; Image 9 of 10; Household #68.
Listed as Mary Green; age 37; born in OH; married; 6th grade education; lived in Raleigh Co, WV
on1 Apr 1935; in household of son, Wilbur Green, with husband.


Wilbert Green

1. McDowell Co, WV; Birth Registry; Vol #__(1919); Page 80; Line #31; WV Archives Web Site.
Wilbert Green; born 7 Dec 1919; in Big Creek District; McDowell Co, WV; colored; parents, Charley
and Mary (Hodnett) Green.
2. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Premier; E.D. 24-38; taken on 25 Apr
1940; Page 765A; Image 9 of 10; Household #68.
Listed as Wilbur Green; age 21; born in WV; single; 8th grade education; lived in Raleigh Co, WV
on1 Apr 1935; tipple worker in coal mine; head of household.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1941); Page 1; WV Archives Web Site.
Wilbur Green; age 22; born at Worth, WV; single; colored; living at Premier, WV; was issued a license
to marry on 20 Mar 1941; Katherine Ramey; age 19; born at Cranecreek, WV; single (sic, married);
colored; living at Premier, WV; with consent of Ida Wade, aunt and guardian; no return by minister.
(License was voided with arrow pointing to Katherine Ramey's name and words "Voided- Living
husband in Washington, DC" written in)
4. WWII Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Wilbert Green
Race: Black
Age: 20
Relationship to Draftee: Self (Head)
Birth Date: 8 Dec 1919
Birth Place: Indian Ridge, West Virginia, 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: 152
Complexion: Dark Brown
Eye Color: Brown
Hair Color: Black
Height: 5 7
Next of Kin: Mary Green
Household Members:
Name Relationship
Wilbert Green Self (Head)
Mary Green Mother"


Katherine Ramey

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1941); Page 1; WV Archives Web Site.
Wilbur Green; age 22; born at Worth, WV; single; colored; living at Premier, WV; was issued a license to
marry on 20 Mar 1941; Katherine Ramey; age 19; born at Cranecreek, WV; single (sic, married); colored;
living at Premier, WV; with consent of Ida Wade, aunt and guardian; no return by minister.
(License was voided with arrow pointing to Katherine Ramey's name and words "Voided- Living
husband in Washington, DC" written in)