McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families and Individuals

Notes


William "Bill" Burkett

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1930); Page 170; WV Archives Web Site.
Bill Burkett; age 26; born in Smyth Co, VA; single; truck driver; living at Havaco, WV; son of John
and Jimie; married on 24 Dec 1930 at Thorpe, WV; Bessie Mitchem; age 18; born in McDowell Co,
WV; single; daughter of J.A. and Indy.


Bessie M. Mitchem

1. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; #10 Works; taken on 11 Feb 1920; Page 205B;
Family #614/650.
Listed as Bessie Mitchem; age 6; born in WV; in household of father, John A. Mitchem.
2. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; taken on 2 Apr 1930; page 14A; Family #2/2.
Listed as Bessie M. Mitchem; age 16; born in WV; in household of father, John A. Mitchem.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1930); Page 170; WV Archives Web Site.
Bill Burkett; age 26; born in Smyth Co, VA; single; truck driver; living at Havaco, WV; son of John
and Jimie; married on 24 Dec 1930 at Thorpe, WV; Bessie Mitchem; age 18; born in McDowell Co,
WV; single; daughter of J.A. and Indy.
4. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1939); Page 131; WV Archives Web Site.
Quincy Wade; born 28 Apr 1908 in Floyd Co, VA; lsingle; iving at Hemphill, WV; son of Henry and
Maud; married on 25 Mar 1939 at Welch, WV; Bessie Mitchem; born in 1915 at Gary, WV; divorced;
living at Gary, WV; daughter of J.A. and India.
5. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; Thorpe #11; E.D. 24-3; taken on 22 Apr 1940;
Page 51A; Image 57 of 64; Household #487.
Listed as Bessie Wade; age 25; born in WV; married; 8th grade education; lived in same house on
1 Apr 1935; in household of husband, Quincy Wade.
6. Ohio Deaths, 1908-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Bessie M. Wade; age 50; born in 1914; married; living at North Ridgeville, Lorain Co, OH; died 5 Jan
1964 in the Elyria Memorial Hospital, Elyria, Lorain Co, OH.


Marshall Noonan

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; Thorpe #11; E.D. 24-3; taken on 22 Apr 1940;
Page 51A; Image 57 of 64; Household #487.
Listed as Marshall Noonan; age 23; born in VA; married; 7th grade education; lived in same house
on 1 Apr 1935; in household of brother-in-law, Quincy Wade, with wife.


Eva Victoria Mitchem

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; taken on 2 Apr 1930; page 14A; Family #2/2.
Listed as Eva V. Mitchem; age 8; born in WV; in household of father, John A. Mitchem.
2. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; Thorpe #11; E.D. 24-3; taken on 22 Apr 1940;
Page 51A; Image 57 of 64; Household #487.
Listed as Eva Noonan; age 18; born in WV; married; 2 yrs HS education; lived in same house on
1 Apr 1935; in household of brother-in-law, Quincy Wade, with husband.


Donald Gene Toler

1. Logan Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1955); Page 45; WV Archives Web Site.
Donald Gene Toler; age 19; born in Lorado, WV; single; living at Davin, WV; son of Forrest
and Blanche Spears; married on 30 Apr 1955 at Lyburn, WV; Frances Secreto; age 18; born in
Williamson, WV; single; living at Man, WV; daughter of Joe and Madlyn (D'onofria) Secreto.
2. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1962); Page 373; WV Archives Web Site.
Donald Gene Toler; age 24; born in Logan Co, WV; single; living at Brenton, WV; son of Roy and
Blanche Toler; married on 9 Jun 1962 at Brenton, WV; Betty Brown; age 24; born at Clearfork,
WV; divorced; living at Brenton, WV; daughter of Jack and Bertha Mae Holloway.
3. "The Register Herald"; Beckley, WV; Wednesday, 1 Jan 2014; Newspaper Obit.
"BRENTON — Donald Gene Toler, 76, of Brenton, passed away Tuesday, December 31, 2013. "Calfee Funeral and Cremation Service of Pineville is serving the Toler family."


Betty Ann Holloway

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1959); Page 21; WV Archives Web Site.
David Brown; age 19; born in WV; single; living at Brenton, WV; son of George and Ruby Brown;
married on 2 May 1959 in Wyoming Co, WV; Betty Holloway; age 19; born at Couch Farm, WV;
single; living at Brenton, WV; daughter of Jack and Bertha Mae Holloway.
2. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1962); Page 373; WV Archives Web Site.
Donald Gene Toler; age 24; born in Logan Co, WV; single; living at Brenton, WV; son of Roy and
Blanche Toler; married on 9 Jun 1962 at Brenton, WV; Betty Brown; age 24; born at Clearfork,
WV; divorced; living at Brenton, WV; daughter of Jack and Bertha Mae Holloway.
3. Calfee Funeral Service; Pineville, WV; Posted Obit.
"Betty Ann Holloway Toler, 73, of Brenton, passed away Sunday, Aug. 19, 2012, in Bluefield Regional Hospital following a short illness.

"Born May 30, 1939, at Lynco, she was the daughter of the late Jack Holloway.

"Betty was a member of the Brenton Baptist Church. She enjoyed being a homemaker, working with her flowers, gospel music, going to church and being with her family and friends.

"In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by two brothers and one sister.

"Survivors include her husband, Donald G. Toler of the home; two sons, Stevie Shawn Toler of the home and Mike Brown of Mullens; a daughter, Brenda Toler of Brenton; a brother, Mike Brown of Oceana; four grandchildren; and one great-grandchild..."

"...Interment Wednesday, August 22 1:00 PM Toler and Lyons Cemetery Logan St. Brenton, WV 24818..."


David Brown

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1959); Page 21; WV Archives Web Site.
David Brown; age 19; born in WV; single; living at Brenton, WV; son of George and Ruby Brown;
married on 2 May 1959 in Wyoming Co, WV; Betty Holloway; age 19; born at Couch Farm, WV;
single; living at Brenton, WV; daughter of Jack and Bertha Mae Holloway.


Betty Ann Holloway

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1959); Page 21; WV Archives Web Site.
David Brown; age 19; born in WV; single; living at Brenton, WV; son of George and Ruby Brown;
married on 2 May 1959 in Wyoming Co, WV; Betty Holloway; age 19; born at Couch Farm, WV;
single; living at Brenton, WV; daughter of Jack and Bertha Mae Holloway.
2. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1962); Page 373; WV Archives Web Site.
Donald Gene Toler; age 24; born in Logan Co, WV; single; living at Brenton, WV; son of Roy and
Blanche Toler; married on 9 Jun 1962 at Brenton, WV; Betty Brown; age 24; born at Clearfork,
WV; divorced; living at Brenton, WV; daughter of Jack and Bertha Mae Holloway.
3. Calfee Funeral Service; Pineville, WV; Posted Obit.
"Betty Ann Holloway Toler, 73, of Brenton, passed away Sunday, Aug. 19, 2012, in Bluefield Regional Hospital following a short illness.

"Born May 30, 1939, at Lynco, she was the daughter of the late Jack Holloway.

"Betty was a member of the Brenton Baptist Church. She enjoyed being a homemaker, working with her flowers, gospel music, going to church and being with her family and friends.

"In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by two brothers and one sister.

"Survivors include her husband, Donald G. Toler of the home; two sons, Stevie Shawn Toler of the home and Mike Brown of Mullens; a daughter, Brenda Toler of Brenton; a brother, Mike Brown of Oceana; four grandchildren; and one great-grandchild..."

"...Interment Wednesday, August 22 1:00 PM Toler and Lyons Cemetery Logan St. Brenton, WV 24818..."


George Henry Brown

1. 1910 Census, Somerset Co, PA; Wellersburg Borough; taken on 7 May 1910; Page 11B; Image
4 of 4; Family #40/40.
Listed as George N? (sic, H?) Brown; age 6; born in PA; in household of father, Tony Brown.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1926); Page 362; WV Archives Web Site.
George Brown; age 22; born in PA; living at Itmann, WV; son of ________; married on 7 May 1926
at Mullens, WV; America Hatfield; age 17; born in Wyoming Co, WV; living at Itmann, WV; daughter
of _________.
3. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Welch; 182 Wyoming Street; taken on 15
Apr 1930; Page 223A; Image 17 of 59; Family #38/209.
George Brown; age 27; born in PA; single (sic, seperated or divorced); laborer for state road; boarder;
in household of Rosa Cooksey.
4. U.S. Social Security Act; Application for Account Number; 30 Nov 1936; George Henry Brown Search;
Ancestry.com Web Site.
George Henry Brown; age 33; living at Landgraff, WV; employed by Empire Coal & Coke Co, Landgraff,
WV; born 20 Sep 1903 near Pittsburgh, PA; son of Tony and Sarah Brown; issued SS# 235-09-9113.
5. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1937); Page 27; WV Archives Web Site.
George Brown; age 27; born in McDowell Co, WV; divorced; miner; living at Switchback, WV; son
of Tony and Sarah; married on 11 May 1937 at Nemours, WV; Ruby Powell; age 16; born in
Tazewell Co, WV; single; daughter of James and Sallie.
6. 1940 Census, Mercer Co, WV; Rock District; Simmons; E.D. 28-52; taken on 1 May 1940; Page 863A;
Image 65 of 80; Household #709.
Listed as George H. Brown; age 31; born in PA; married; 4th grade education; lived in McDowell Co, WV
on 1 Apr 1935; coal miner; head of household.
7. Social Security Death Index; LDS Web Site.
George Brown; born 20 Sep 1903; died in Aug 1971; last residence, Baltimore, MD; SS#235-09-9113;
card issued in WV.


Ruby Powell

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1937); Page 27; WV Archives Web Site.
George Brown; age 27; born in McDowell Co, WV; divorced; miner; living at Switchback, WV; son
of Tony and Sarah; married on 11 May 1937 at Nemours, WV; Ruby Powell; age 16; born in
Tazewell Co, WV; single; daughter of James and Sallie.
2. 1940 Census, Mercer Co, WV; Rock District; Simmons; E.D. 28-52; taken on 1 May 1940; Page 863A;
Image 65 of 80; Household #709.
Listed as Ruby Brown; age 17; born in VA; married; 7th grade education; lived in Tazewell Co, VA
on 1 Apr 1935; in household of husband, George N. Brown.


Sally Adeline Blankenship

1. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #13446; WV Archives Web Site via LDS Web Site.
Mrs Sally Adaline Powell; age 68 yrs, 7 mons, 27 days; born 25 Dec 1879 in Wilkes Co, NC;
widow of James Powell; living at Mohegan, WV; daughter of Harrison and Martha (Tyree) Blankenship;
died 22 Aug 1948 in Grace Hospital, Welch, WV; from cardiac failure; with arterioscliotic (sp?) heart disease,
auricular fiberlation and severe gastro enteritis; buried 26 Aug 1948 in Myers Cemetery, Falls Mills, VA.


Tony Brown

1. 1910 Census, Somerset Co, PA; Wellersburg Borough; taken on 7 May 1910; Page 11B; Image
4 of 4; Family #40/40.
Listed as Tony Brown; age 42; born in Italy; married once of 7 yrs; alien; immigrated to US in 1901;
coal miner; head of household.


Sarah

1. 1910 Census, Somerset Co, PA; Wellersburg Borough; taken on 7 May 1910; Page 11B; Image
4 of 4; Family #40/40.
Listed as Sarah Brown; age 23; born in WV; married once of 7 yrs; 4 children, all living; in household
of husband, Tony Brown.


Howard A. Brown

1. 1910 Census, Somerset Co, PA; Wellersburg Borough; taken on 7 May 1910; Page 11B; Image
4 of 4; Family #40/40.
Listed as Howard A. Brown; age 4; born in PA; in household of father, Tony Brown.


William Brown

1. 1910 Census, Somerset Co, PA; Wellersburg Borough; taken on 7 May 1910; Page 11B; Image
4 of 4; Family #40/40.
Listed as William Brown; age 2; born in PA; in household of father, Tony Brown.


Joseph Brown

1. 1910 Census, Somerset Co, PA; Wellersburg Borough; taken on 7 May 1910; Page 11B; Image
4 of 4; Family #40/40.
Listed as Joseph Brown; age 2 mons; born in PA; in household of father, Tony Brown.


George Henry Brown

1. 1910 Census, Somerset Co, PA; Wellersburg Borough; taken on 7 May 1910; Page 11B; Image
4 of 4; Family #40/40.
Listed as George N? (sic, H?) Brown; age 6; born in PA; in household of father, Tony Brown.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1926); Page 362; WV Archives Web Site.
George Brown; age 22; born in PA; living at Itmann, WV; son of ________; married on 7 May 1926
at Mullens, WV; America Hatfield; age 17; born in Wyoming Co, WV; living at Itmann, WV; daughter
of _________.
3. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Welch; 182 Wyoming Street; taken on 15
Apr 1930; Page 223A; Image 17 of 59; Family #38/209.
George Brown; age 27; born in PA; single (sic, seperated or divorced); laborer for state road; boarder;
in household of Rosa Cooksey.
4. U.S. Social Security Act; Application for Account Number; 30 Nov 1936; George Henry Brown Search;
Ancestry.com Web Site.
George Henry Brown; age 33; living at Landgraff, WV; employed by Empire Coal & Coke Co, Landgraff,
WV; born 20 Sep 1903 near Pittsburgh, PA; son of Tony and Sarah Brown; issued SS# 235-09-9113.
5. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1937); Page 27; WV Archives Web Site.
George Brown; age 27; born in McDowell Co, WV; divorced; miner; living at Switchback, WV; son
of Tony and Sarah; married on 11 May 1937 at Nemours, WV; Ruby Powell; age 16; born in
Tazewell Co, WV; single; daughter of James and Sallie.
6. 1940 Census, Mercer Co, WV; Rock District; Simmons; E.D. 28-52; taken on 1 May 1940; Page 863A;
Image 65 of 80; Household #709.
Listed as George H. Brown; age 31; born in PA; married; 4th grade education; lived in McDowell Co, WV
on 1 Apr 1935; coal miner; head of household.
7. Social Security Death Index; LDS Web Site.
George Brown; born 20 Sep 1903; died in Aug 1971; last residence, Baltimore, MD; SS#235-09-9113;
card issued in WV.


America Ann Hatfield

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Birth Registry; Vol #__(1910); Page 198; Line #44; WV Archives Web Site.
America Ann Hatfield; born 25 Dec 1910 at Trent, WV; parents, J.W. and M.A. Hatfield; reported
by father, J.W. Hatfield.
2. 1920 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Center District, taken on 2 Feb 1920, Page 202B, Family #123.
Listed as America Hatfield, age 9, born in WV, in household of father, John Wesley Hatfield.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1926); Page 362; WV Archives Web Site.
George Brown; age 22; born in PA; living at Itmann, WV; son of ________; married on 7 May 1926
at Mullens, WV; America Hatfield; age 17; born in Wyoming Co, WV; living at Itmann, WV; daughter
of _________.
4. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1933); Page 34; WV Archives Web Site.
Luther Byrd; age 24; born in Wyoming Co, WV; living at Pineville, WV; son of W.H. and Emma L.
Byrd; married on 29 Apr 1933 at Devils Fork, WV; America Hatfield; age 22; born in Wyoming Co,
WV; living at Pineville, WV; daughter of Wesley and Ada Hatfield.
5. Social Security Death Index; Ancestry.com Web Site.
America Hatfield; born 25 Dec 1910; died in Feb 1978; last residence, Rhodell, Raleigh Co, WV;
SS# 235-46-0883; card issued in WV before 1951.


Onnie L. Fortner

1. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Baileysville District, taken on 2 Apr 1930, Page 72A, Family #10.
Listed as Onnie L. Fortner, age 18, born in WV, in household of father, William L. Fortner.
2. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1950); Page 286; WV Archives Web Site.
Onnie Fortner; age 37; born and living in Baileysville, WV; widowed; son of Len and Annie Fortner;
married on 25 Feb 1950 at Baileysville, WV; Velva Lou Angle; age 22; born at Herndon, WV; single;
living at Baileysville, WV; daughter of Hugh and Mary.


Velva Lou Angle

1. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Barkers Ridge District; taken on 9 Apr 1930; Page 116B;
Image 12 of 56; Family #110/110.
Listed as Velva Angle; age 2 yrs, 11 mons; born in WV; in household of father, Hugh D. Angle.
2. 1940 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Barkers Ridge District; E.D. 55-4; taken on 9 May 1940; Page
91B; Image 40 of 54; Household #330.
Listed as Velvie Angle; age 13; born in WV; 5th grade education; attending school; lived in same
house on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Hugh D. Angle.
3. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1950); Page 286; WV Archives Web Site.
Onnie Fortner; age 37; born and living in Baileysville, WV; widowed; son of Len and Annie Fortner;
married on 25 Feb 1950 at Baileysville, WV; Velva Lou Angle; age 22; born at Herndon, WV; single;
living at Baileysville, WV; daughter of Hugh and Mary.