McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families and Individuals

Notes


Albert "Babe" Barber

1. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; taken on 21 Apr 1910; Page 133A; Image
21 of 77; Family #189.
Listed as David Barbour; age 30; born in VA; married once (sic?) for 9 yrs; foreman in coal mine;
head of household.
2. McDowell Co, WV; WW I Draft Registration Card #4629; 12 Sep 1918; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Babe Barber; age 38; born 20 Dec 1879; living at Kimball, WV; fire boss for Peerless C & C Co,
Vivian, WV; nearest relative, Mattie Barber, wife, Kimball, WV; short with stout build; brown eyes
and black hair.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1919); Page 46; WV Archives Web Site.
Babe Barber; age 38; born in Pennsylvania Co, VA; widowed; fire boss; living at Kimball, WV; son
of unlisted parents; married on 1 Mar 1919 at Welch, WV; Pearl Lawson; age 17; born in
McDowell Co, WV; single; daughter of Hugh and Veney.
4. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Bottom Creek; Peerless Coal and Coke #2;
taken on 27 Jan 1920; Page 39B; Image 24 of 29; Family #246/260.
Listed as Babe Barber; age 40; born in VA; married; fire boss in coal mine; head of household.
5. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Vivian; taken on 19 Apr 1930; Page 182B;
Image 54 of 73; Family #459/504.
Listed as Babe Barber; age 50; born in VA; married at 39; foreman in coal mine; head of
household.
6. 1940 Census, Mercer Co, WV; Jumping Branch District; Flat Top; E.D. 28-36; taken on 25 Apr
1940; Page 572B; Image 19 of 33; Household #138.
Listed as Babe Barber; age 60; born in VA; married; no education; lived in same house on 1 Apr
1935; no occupation; head of household.
7. Mercer Co, WV; WW II Draft Registration Card #U-1503; 27 Apr 1942; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Babe Barber; age 62; born 20 Dec 1879 in Pennsylvania Co, VA; living at Flat Top, Mercer Co,
WV; person who will always know address, Pearl Barber, Flat Top, WV; 5'7" tall; 150 lbs; brown
eyes; gray hair; ruddy complexion.
8. Mercer Co, WV; Death Certificate #17508; WV Archives Web Site.
Babe Barber; age 63; born 20 Dec 1880 (sic, 1879); in VA; married; husband of Pearl Lawson;
living at Flat Top, WV; coal miner; son of John and Nancy Barber; died 28 Oct 1943 in the
Princeton Memorial Hospital, Princeton, Mercer Co, WV; from arteriosclerosis in both legs, due to
embolism; buried 31 oct 1943 in Tom Lilly Cemetery, Ghent, Raleigh Co, WV; informant, Mrs. C.E.
Austin, Portsmouth, VA.


Pearl Etry Lawson

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1919); Page 46; WV Archives Web Site.
Babe Barber; age 38; born in Pennsylvania Co, VA; widowed; fire boss; living at Kimball, WV; son
of unlisted parents; married on 1 Mar 1919 at Welch, WV; Pearl Lawson; age 17; born in McDowell
Co, WV; single; daughter of Hugh and Veney.
2. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Bottom Creek; Peerless Coal and Coke #2;
taken on 27 Jan 1920; Page 39B; Image 24 of 29; Family #246/260.
Listed as Pearl Barber; age 19; born in WV; married; in household of husband, Babe Barber.
3. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Vivian; taken on 19 Apr 1930; Page 182B;
Image 54 of 73; Family #459/504.
Listed as Pearl Barber; age 30; born in WV; married at 18; in household of husband, Babe Barber.
4. 1940 Census, Mercer Co, WV; Jumping Branch District; Flat Top; E.D. 28-36; taken on 25 Apr 1940;
Page 572B; Image 19 of 33; Household #138.
Listed as Pearl Barber; age 36; born in WV; married; 8th grade education; lived in same house on
1 Apr 1935; in household of husband, Babe Barber.
5. Fayette Co, WV; Death Certificate #'66 003152; WV Archives Web Site via LDS Web Site.
Pearl Etry Barber; age 65; born 23 Dec 1901 in McDowell Co, WV; widow; living at Flat Top, WV;
domestic; daughter of Hugh and Louvina (Gilbert) Lawson; died 24 Feb 1966 in the Fayetteville
Nursing Home, Fayetteville, WV; from myocardial insufficency; coronary sclerosis with diabetes
melities and gangerne; buried 27 Feb 1966 in Tom Lilly Cemetery, Flat Top, WV; informant, Mrs.
C.E. Austin, Portsmouth, VA.


Carl E. Barber

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Vivian; taken on 19 Apr 1930; Page 182B;
Image 54 of 73; Family #459/504.
Listed as Carl E. Barber; age 9; born in WV; in household of father, Babe Barber.
2. 1940 Census, Mercer Co, WV; Jumping Branch District; Flat Top; E.D. 28-36; taken on 25 Apr 1940;
Page 572B; Image 19 of 33; Household #138.
Listed as Carl Barber; age 19; born in WV; single; 6th grade education; lived in same house on
1 Apr 1935; lumberman in saw mill; in household of father, Babe Barber.


Albert W. Barber

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Vivian; taken on 19 Apr 1930; Page 182B;
Image 54 of 73; Family #459/504.
Listed as Albert W. Barber; age 9; born in WV; in household of father, Babe Barber.
2. 1940 Census, Mercer Co, WV; Jumping Branch District; Flat Top; E.D. 28-36; taken on 25 Apr 1940;
Page 572B; Image 19 of 33; Household #138.
Listed as Albert Barber; age 17; born in WV; 7th grade education; lived in same house on
1 Apr 1935; lumberman, timber cutter; in household of father, Babe Barber.


Roy E. Barber

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Vivian; taken on 19 Apr 1930; Page 182B;
Image 54 of 73; Family #459/504.
Listed as Roy E. Barber; age 6; born in WV; in household of father, Babe Barber.
2. 1940 Census, Mercer Co, WV; Jumping Branch District; Flat Top; E.D. 28-36; taken on 25 Apr 1940;
Page 572B; Image 19 of 33; Household #138.
Listed as Roy Barber; age 16; born in WV; 1 yr HS education; lived in same house on
1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Babe Barber.


James W. Barber

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Vivian; taken on 19 Apr 1930; Page 182B;
Image 54 of 73; Family #459/504.
Listed as James W. Barber; age 2; born in WV; in household of father, Babe Barber.
2. 1940 Census, Mercer Co, WV; Jumping Branch District; Flat Top; E.D. 28-36; taken on 25 Apr 1940;
Page 572B; Image 19 of 33; Household #138.
Listed as James Barber; age 12; born in WV; 4th grade education; lived in same house on
1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Babe Barber.


Joseph Barber

1. 1940 Census, Mercer Co, WV; Jumping Branch District; Flat Top; E.D. 28-36; taken on 25 Apr 1940;
Page 572B; Image 19 of 33; Household #138.
Listed as Joseph Barber; age 5; born in WV; no education; lived in same house on 1 Apr 1935; in
household of father, Babe Barber.


Frank Barber

1. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; taken on 21 Apr 1910; Page 133A; Image
21 of 77; Family #189.
Listed as Frank Barbour; age 1; born in WV; in household of father, Babe Barber.
2. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Bottom Creek; Peerless Coal and Coke #2;
taken on 27 Jan 1920; Page 39B; Image 24 of 29; Family #246/260.
Listed as Frank Barber; age 11; born in WV; in household of father, Babe Barber
3. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Vivian; taken on 19 Apr 1930; Page 182B;
Image 54 of 73; Family #459/504.
Listed as Frank Barber; age 22; born in WV; single; laborer, odd jobs; in household of father, Babe
Barber.
4. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1933); Page 30; WV Archives Web Site.
Frank Barber; age 23; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; miner; living at Kimball, WV; son of Babe
and ____; married on 7 Feb 1933 at Kimball, WV; Irene Presley; age 16; born in McDowell Co, WV;
single; living at Kimball, WV; daughter of George and Cloe.


Irene Presley

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1933); Page 30; WV Archives Web Site.
Frank Barber; age 23; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; miner; living at Kimball, WV; son of Babe
and ____; married on 7 Feb 1933 at Kimball, WV; Irene Presley; age 16; born in McDowell Co, WV;
single; living at Kimball, WV; daughter of George and Cloe.


Richard Henry Nixon

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1926); Page 334; WV Archives Web Site.
Richard Nixon; age 24; born in Wise Co, VA; single; miner; living at Vivian, WV; son of Henry and
Lucy; married on 6 Oct 1926 at Roderfield, WV; Rachel Barber; age 21 (sic, 15); born in Wise Co,
VA (sic, McDowell Co, WV); single; daughter of Babe and Pearl.


Rachel Edith Barber

1. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Bottom Creek; Peerless Coal and Coke #2;
taken on 27 Jan 1920; Page 39B; Image 24 of 29; Family #246/260.
Listed as Rachel Barber; age 9; born in WV; in household of father, Babe Barber.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1926); Page 334; WV Archives Web Site.
Richard Nixon; age 24; born in Wise Co, VA; single; miner; living at Vivian, WV; son of Henry and
Lucy; married on 6 Oct 1926 at Roderfield, WV; Rachel Barber; age 21 (sic, 15); born in Wise Co,
VA (sic, McDowell Co, WV); single; daughter of Babe and Pearl.
3. "The Free Press'; Kinston, NC; 27 Jan 1903; Newspaper Obit.
"PINK HILL - Rachel Edith Nixon, 92, beloved wife, mother and grandmother, was born Sept. 6, 1910 in Bottom Creek, W.Va., and died at home at 199 N.C. 11 E., Pink Hill, on Friday, Jan. 24, 2003, after a long period of illness. Mrs. Nixon was a member of the Church of God Prophecy for 72 years, and a member of the American Legion Auxiliary Post 379 of Albertson for 23 years. She is preceded in death by her husband, Richard Henry Nixon; one son, Harold Nixon; one daughter, Martha Card; seven brothers, Jesse Luke, Frank Barber, Carl Barber, Albert Barber, Roy Barber,

"James Barber and Joseph Barber; three sisters, Lucille Barber, Elizabeth Austin, and Lucy Smith; her father Albert "Babe" Barber; mother, Mattie Miles Luke Barber; and stepmother, Pearl Lawson Barber. She is survived by one son, Cecil Nixon and wife Linda of Pataskala, Ohio; two daughters, Dorothy Jones of Albertson, and Jean Grady and husband Rajah of Pink Hill; four sisters, Louise Lilly of Beckley, W.Va., Alma Lee Farley and husband Wilson of Bluefield, Va., Betty McCann and husband Bill of Bluefield, Va., and Shirley Elkins and husband Bob of Beckley, W.Va.; one brother, Jack Barber and wife Gloria of Ghent, W.Va.; five granddaughters Brenda Krause of Robertsonville, N.C., Linda Vyas of Tracy, Calif., Kay Culbertson of Portsmouth, N.H., Connie Dail of Seven Springs, N.C., and Christy Gaul of Seven Springs, N.C.; four grandsons, Cecil Nixon Jr. of Titusville, Fla., Gary Nixon of Cape Canaveral, Fla., Paul Baker of Acworth, Ga., and Curtis Hollingsworth of Seven Springs, N.C.; one step-grandson, David Grady of Harmony, Maine; eight great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren. She will be buried in Oak Ridge Memorial

"Park in Pink Hill, N.C., following the funeral service in Pink Hill Funeral Home Chapel at 11 a.m. Monday, Jan. 27, 2003..."


Lucy l. Barber

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Vivian; taken on 19 Apr 1930; Page 182B;
Image 54 of 73; Family #459/504.
Listed as Lucy H. Barber; age 4; born in WV; in household of father, Babe Barber.
2. 1940 Census, Mercer Co, WV; Jumping Branch District; Flat Top; E.D. 28-36; taken on 25 Apr 1940;
Page 572B; Image 19 of 33; Household #138.
Listed as Lucie Barber; age 14; born in WV; 6th grade education; lived in same house on
1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Babe Barber.


Hugh Lilly

1. Mercer Co, WV; Marriage Registry; Vol #__(1935); Page 63; Line 25; WV Archives Web Site.
Hugh Lilly; age 32; born in WV; single; living at Flat Top, WV; married on 9 Apr 1935 at Speedway,
WV; louise Barger (sic, Barber); age 21; born in WV; single; living at Flat Top, WV.


Louise Marie Barber

1. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Bottom Creek; Peerless Coal and Coke #2;
taken on 27 Jan 1920; Page 39B; Image 24 of 29; Family #246/260.
Listed as Louise Barber; age 1; born in WV; in household of father, Babe Barber.
2. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Vivian; taken on 19 Apr 1930; Page 182B;
Image 54 of 73; Family #459/504.
Listed as Louise M. Barber; age 11; born in WV; in household of father, Babe Barber.
3. Mercer Co, WV; Marriage Registry; Vol #__(1935); Page 63; Line 25; WV Archives Web Site.
Hugh Lilly; age 32; born in WV; single; living at Flat Top, WV; married on 9 Apr 1935 at Speedway,
WV; louise Barger (sic, Barber); age 21; born in WV; single; living at Flat Top, WV.


Carl Wilson Farley

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1951); Page 381; WV Archives Web Site.
Carl Wilson Farley; age 21; born at Camp Creek, WV; single; living in North Tazewell, VA;
married on 4 Aug 1951 at Crumpler, WV; Amma Lee Barber; age 21; born at FlatTop, WV;
single; living at Crumpler, WV.


Alma Lee Barber

1. 1940 Census, Mercer Co, WV; Jumping Branch District; Flat Top; E.D. 28-36; taken on 25 Apr 1940;
Page 572B; Image 19 of 33; Household #138.
Listed as Ammalie Barber; age 8; born in WV; 3rd grade education; lived in same house on
1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Babe Barber.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1951); Page 381; WV Archives Web Site.
Carl Wilson Farley; age 21; born at Camp Creek, WV; single; living in North Tazewell, VA;
married on 4 Aug 1951 at Crumpler, WV; Amma Lee Barber; age 21; born at FlatTop, WV;
single; living at Crumpler, WV.


Betty Barber

1. 1940 Census, Mercer Co, WV; Jumping Branch District; Flat Top; E.D. 28-36; taken on 25 Apr 1940;
Page 572B; Image 19 of 33; Household #138.
Listed as Bettie Barber; age 3; born in WV; no education; in household of father, Babe Barber.


Shirley Barber

1. 1940 Census, Mercer Co, WV; Jumping Branch District; Flat Top; E.D. 28-36; taken on 25 Apr 1940;
Page 572B; Image 19 of 33; Household #138.
Listed as Shirley Barber; age 10 mons; born in WV; no education; in household of father, Babe
Barber.