McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV; Families and Individuals

Notes


Jason Blankenship

1. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1999"; 1999; Geneva Steel, Sandra Long,
and Tom Hatcher; "Brenda Blankenship Kelly"; Article; Page 204; submitted by Brenda Sue Kelly,
PO Box 342, Iaeger, WV 24844.


Roosevelt Rowe

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; E.D. 24-57; taken on 26 Apr 1940; Page
1108A; Image 51 of 74; Hosuehold #430.
Listed as Roosevelt Rowe; age 33; born in WV; married; 1st grade education; lived in same house
on 1 Apr 1935; laborer for W.P.A.; in household of step-father; Alex Kelmore, with wife and
children.


Armeda Gillespie

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; E.D. 24-57; taken on 26 Apr 1940; Page
1108A; Image 51 of 74; Hosuehold #430.
Listed as Mirda Rowe; age 30; born in KY; married; 1 yr HS education; lived in same house
on 1 Apr 1935; in household of step-father-in-law, Alex Kelmore, with husband and children.


Edna Rowe

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; E.D. 24-57; taken on 26 Apr 1940; Page
1108A; Image 51 of 74; Hosuehold #430.
Listed as Edna Rowe; age 11; born in WV; no education; lived in same house on 1 Apr 1935; in
household of step-grandfather, Alex Kelmore, with parents.


Garland Rowe

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; E.D. 24-57; taken on 26 Apr 1940; Page
1108A; Image 51 of 74; Hosuehold #430.
Listed as Garland Rowe; age 9; born in WV; no education; lived in same house on 1 Apr 1935; in
household of step-grandfather, Alex Kelmore, with parents.


John Theodore "Johnnie" Rowe

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; E.D. 24-57; taken on 26 Apr 1940; Page
1108A; Image 51 of 74; Hosuehold #430.
Listed as Johnnie Rowe; age 1; born in WV; no education; in household of step-grandfather, Alex
Kelmore, with parents.


Clifton Rowe

1. Fanning Funeral Home; Iaeger, WV; Posted Obit.
"Clifton Rowe, 68, of Big Sandy, WV, passed away in
the Wythe County Community Hospital in Wythevill,
VA, Tuesday, July 24, 2012.
"Clifton was born February 27, 1944 in Iaeger, WV, a
son of the late Roosevelt and Armeda Gillespi Rowe.
He was a former employee of the Town of Iaeger. He
enjoyed watching TV, and fishing. He loved his
grandchildren and was affiliated with the Church of
God.
"In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by
one sister, Edna Robinette and two brothers, Garland
and Bill Rowe.
"Survivors include his wife of thirty seven years,
Elizabeth Betty Edwards Rowe of the home; three
sons, Clifton R. Rowe and fiancee Stephanie
Henninger of Iaeger, Okey William Arnold Rowe and
wife Tabitha of Iks Fork and Dallas Junior Rowe of
Iaeger; two daughters, Martha Matilda Lambert and
husband Billy of Welch, and Carrie Beth Collins and
husband Chris Edward of Iaeger; one brother, John
Theodore Rowe of Iaeger, two sisters, Opal Nugent
and Shirley Sandridge both of Texas; and thirteen
grandchildren.
"Funeral services will be conducted Friday, July 27,
2012 at 11 o'clock with Reverend John Wheeler and
Reverend Wayne Kennedy officiating at the Mile
Branch Community Church at Mile Branch near
Iaeger. Burial will follow in the Rowe Cemetery at
Vance Hollow near Iaeger..."


Opal Rowe

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; E.D. 24-57; taken on 26 Apr 1940; Page
1108A; Image 51 of 74; Hosuehold #430.
Listed as Opal Rowe; age 5; born in WV; no education; lived in same house on 1 Apr 1935; in
household of step-grandfather, Alex Kelmore, with parents.


Shirley Rowe

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; E.D. 24-57; taken on 26 Apr 1940; Page
1108A; Image 51 of 74; Hosuehold #430.
Listed as Shirley Rowe; age 3; born in WV; no education; in household of step-grandfather, Alex
Kelmore, with parents.


Bertha

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; E.D. 24-57; taken on 26 Apr 1940; Page
1108A; Image 51 of 74; Hosuehold #430.
Listed as Bitha Kelmore; age 60; born in WV; married; 3rd grade education; lived in same house on
1 Apr 1935; in household of husband, Alex Kelmore.


Alex Kelmore

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; E.D. 24-57; taken on 26 Apr 1940; Page
1107B; Image 50 of 74; Hosuehold #430.
Listed as Alex Kelmore; age 71; born in NJ; married; 8th grade education; lived in same house on
1 Apr 1935; head of household.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Death Registry; Vol #__(1946); Page 258; WV Archives Web Site.
Alex Kelmore; age 60; born in Trnton, NJ; married; miner; son of Emory and Mary Kelmore; died 6
May 1946 from hypertension; informant, Roosevelt Rowe.


Bertha

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; E.D. 24-57; taken on 26 Apr 1940; Page
1108A; Image 51 of 74; Hosuehold #430.
Listed as Bitha Kelmore; age 60; born in WV; married; 3rd grade education; lived in same house on
1 Apr 1935; in household of husband, Alex Kelmore.


John D. Asbury

1. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; taken on 2 May 1910; Page 89B;
Family #178/180.
Listed as John D. Asbury; age 5; born in WV; in household of father, David Asbury.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1927); Page 329; WV Archives Web Site.
J.D. Asbury; age 22; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; miner; living at Garland, WV; son of Dave
and Missouri; married on 20 Mar 1927 at Avondale, WV; Gladis Cyphers; age 19; born in McDowell
Co, WV; single; living at Garland, WV: daughter of J.H. and Mary.


Gladys Cyphers

1. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Sandy River District, taken on 10 May 1910, page 93B, Family #259.
Listed as Gladys Cyphers, age 2, born in WV, in household of father, Hugh Cyphers.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1927); Page 329; WV Archives Web Site.
J.D. Asbury; age 22; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; miner; living at Garland, WV; son of Dave
and Missouri; married on 20 Mar 1927 at Avondale, WV; Gladis Cyphers; age 19; born in McDowell
Co, WV; single; living at Garland, WV: daughter of J.H. and Mary.


John D. Asbury

1. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; taken on 2 May 1910; Page 89B;
Family #178/180.
Listed as John D. Asbury; age 5; born in WV; in household of father, David Asbury.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1927); Page 329; WV Archives Web Site.
J.D. Asbury; age 22; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; miner; living at Garland, WV; son of Dave
and Missouri; married on 20 Mar 1927 at Avondale, WV; Gladis Cyphers; age 19; born in McDowell
Co, WV; single; living at Garland, WV: daughter of J.H. and Mary.