McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Familys and Individuals

Notes


John Calvin Galyean

1. 1930 Census, Tazewell Co, VA; Clear Fork District; Pocahontas; taken on 2 Apr 1930; Page 118B;
Image 4 of 46; Family #36/42.
Listed as John C. Galyean; age 44; born in NC; married at 21; loader in coal mine; head of
household.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #'65 011868; WV Archives Web Site.
John Calvin Galyean; age 83; born 20 Mar 1882 in NC; widowed; miner; SS $234-38-6634; living at
Mohawk, WV; son of John and _____ Galyean; died 16 Aug 1965 in Grace Hospital, Welch, WV;
from small bowell obstruction; etiology undetermined; generalized arteriosclerosis; buried 19 Aug
1965 in Four Pole Cemetery, Mohawk, WV.


Lydia Blankenship

1. "The Heritage of McDowell Co, WV...", McDowell Co Historical Society, 1995
Moses Blankenship Article, page 102.
Moses Blankenship was son of Conley (1828-1911) and Elizabeth Charles (died
in 1899 by train) Blankenship. Moses died in November 1937.
Moses had nine siblings: Thomas, David, Watkins, Nicodemus, Margaret
(married ________Bailey), Sarah (married _______Stacy), Armedia (married
______Riffe), Rebecca (married ________Bailey), and Lydia (married
_______Justice).
Moses first married Mary (Anna?) Cline. Children were: Lydia, Martha, Rosa,
Elias, Paris, Randolph, Margaret, and Conley. Moses married second Esther
Annie Runion Peters (daughter of Richard and Elizabeth Francis Privitt
Runion. Esther's first husband was Henry Peters.
Esther and Henry's children were: Charles, Walter, Carl and Henry.
Moses and Esther's children were: Moses Jennings, Bertha Elizabeth, Pearl,
and Elmer.
2. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Sandy River District, page 265B, Family #473.
Listed as Lydia Blankenship, age 19, born in Mar 1881 in WV, in household
of father, Moses Blankenship.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1905); Page 280; WV Archives Web Site.
Floyd Scott; age 27; born in Matann(sp?), KY; single; carpenter; living at Panther, WV; son of
John and Mandy; married on 29 Mar 1905 at Moses Blankenship's; Lidie Blankenship; age 24; born
in McDowell Co, WV; single; daughter of Mose and Annie.
4. 1930 Census, Tazewell Co, VA; Clear Fork District; Pocahontas; taken on 2 Apr 1930; Page 118B;
Image 4 of 46; Family #36/42.
Listed as Lydia Galyean; age 49; born in WV; married at 26; in household of husband, John C.
Galyean.
5. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Isaban; E.D. 24-57; taken 3 Apr 1940;
Page 1984B?; Image 4 of 74; Household #42.
Listed as Lydia Galyean; age 59; born in WV; widow (sic); 7th grade education; lived in Mingo Co,
WV on 1 Apr 1935; head of household.


Harlan Gray

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; Havaco; E.D. 24-4; taken on 30 Apr 1940; Page 66B;
Image 4 of 30; Household #26.
Listed as Harlan Gray; age 19; born in WV; single; 4th grade education; lived in Mingo Co, WV on
1 Apr 1935; laborer in coal mine; in household of brother-in-law (by marriage), Levi Smith.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1942); Page 187; WV Archives, Web Site.
Harlan Gray; age 21; born at Fall River, WV; single; living at Havaco, WV; married on 30 Mr 1942 at
Welch, WV; Anna Mae Galyean age 17; born at _____; single; living at Mohawk, WV; with
consent of Lydia Galyean, mother of Anna Mae Galyean.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #8854; WV Archives Web Site.
Harlin Gray; age 35; born in May 1920 in Roderfield, WV; married; coal miner; living at Mohawk, WV;
served in WW II; SS# 233-16-5191; son of Robert and Laura (Brown) Gray; died 1 Jul 1955 in Grace
Hospital, Welch, WV; after 11 day stay; from acute monocystic lukemia; buried 3 Jul 1955 at Four Pole,
WV.


Anna Mae Galyean

1. 1930 Census, Tazewell Co, VA; Clear Fork District; Pocahontas; taken on 2 Apr 1930; Page 118B;
Image 4 of 46; Family #36/42.
Listed as Annie Galyean; age 6; born in WV; in household of father, John C. Galyean.
2. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Isaban; E.D. 24-57; taken 3 Apr 1940;
Page 1984B?; Image 4 of 74; Household #42.
Listed as Annie Gaylean; age 14; born in WV; 1 yr HS education; lived in Mingo Co, WV on 1
Apr 1935; in household of mother; Lydia Blankenship Gaylean.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1942); Page 187; WV Archives, Web Site.
Harlan Gray; age 21; born at Fall River, WV; single; living at Havaco, WV; married on 30 Mr 1942 at
Welch, WV; Anna Mae Galyean age 17; born at _____; single; living at Mohawk, WV; with
consent of Lydia Galyean, mother of Anna Mae Galyean.
4. "The Herald Dispatch"; Huntington, WV; 5 Dec 2005; Newspaper Obit.
"MRS. ANNA M. GRAY GRIZZEL, 78, of Huntington, W.Va., died Saturday, May 24, 2003, in St. Mary's Medical Center. Funeral service will be conducted 11 a.m. Wednesday, May 28, 2003, at Chapman's Mortuary, Huntington, with Dr. Gaines "Buddy" Smith officiating. Burial will be in White Chapel Memorial Gardens, Barboursville. Anna was born September 24, 1924, in Radnor (Wayne County), W.Va., a daughter of the late John and Lydia Blankenship Galyean. She was a retired registered nurse from the V.A. Hospital. She was a member of the First Huntington Christian Baptist Church, VFW 1064 Ladies Auxiliary, Cabell Wayne Association of the Blind and the St. Mary's Medical Center Cancer Support Group. She was preceded in death by her first husband, Harlan Gray; second husband, Ervin E. "Speed" Grizzel; two sisters, Beulah Cline and Marie Blankenship; and two brothers, Moran Reynolds and Jennings Galyean. Survivors include: two daughters and sons-in-law, Lois and Jim DeKeyser of Placentia, Calif., and Peggy and Lamar O'Steen of Callahan, Fla.; two sons and daughters-in-law, Marvin and Rose Marie Gray and James and Linda Gray, all of Huntington; two stepdaughters, Nancy Ford and Linda Grizzel; one stepson, Earl Grizzel and wife Judith of Carolina Beach, N.C.; 15 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren..."


Ervin E. "Speed" Grizzel

1. 1920 Census, Wise Co, VA; Lipps District; taken on 25 Apr 1930; Page 229A; Image 39 of 55;
Family #329/337.
Listed as Irvin E. Grizzel; age 10; born in VA; in household of father, Wade H. Grizzel.


Anna Mae Galyean

1. 1930 Census, Tazewell Co, VA; Clear Fork District; Pocahontas; taken on 2 Apr 1930; Page 118B;
Image 4 of 46; Family #36/42.
Listed as Annie Galyean; age 6; born in WV; in household of father, John C. Galyean.
2. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Isaban; E.D. 24-57; taken 3 Apr 1940;
Page 1984B?; Image 4 of 74; Household #42.
Listed as Annie Gaylean; age 14; born in WV; 1 yr HS education; lived in Mingo Co, WV on 1
Apr 1935; in household of mother; Lydia Blankenship Gaylean.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1942); Page 187; WV Archives, Web Site.
Harlan Gray; age 21; born at Fall River, WV; single; living at Havaco, WV; married on 30 Mr 1942 at
Welch, WV; Anna Mae Galyean age 17; born at _____; single; living at Mohawk, WV; with
consent of Lydia Galyean, mother of Anna Mae Galyean.
4. "The Herald Dispatch"; Huntington, WV; 5 Dec 2005; Newspaper Obit.
"MRS. ANNA M. GRAY GRIZZEL, 78, of Huntington, W.Va., died Saturday, May 24, 2003, in St. Mary's Medical Center. Funeral service will be conducted 11 a.m. Wednesday, May 28, 2003, at Chapman's Mortuary, Huntington, with Dr. Gaines "Buddy" Smith officiating. Burial will be in White Chapel Memorial Gardens, Barboursville. Anna was born September 24, 1924, in Radnor (Wayne County), W.Va., a daughter of the late John and Lydia Blankenship Galyean. She was a retired registered nurse from the V.A. Hospital. She was a member of the First Huntington Christian Baptist Church, VFW 1064 Ladies Auxiliary, Cabell Wayne Association of the Blind and the St. Mary's Medical Center Cancer Support Group. She was preceded in death by her first husband, Harlan Gray; second husband, Ervin E. "Speed" Grizzel; two sisters, Beulah Cline and Marie Blankenship; and two brothers, Moran Reynolds and Jennings Galyean. Survivors include: two daughters and sons-in-law, Lois and Jim DeKeyser of Placentia, Calif., and Peggy and Lamar O'Steen of Callahan, Fla.; two sons and daughters-in-law, Marvin and Rose Marie Gray and James and Linda Gray, all of Huntington; two stepdaughters, Nancy Ford and Linda Grizzel; one stepson, Earl Grizzel and wife Judith of Carolina Beach, N.C.; 15 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren..."


Woodrow Cline

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1936); Page 274; WV Archives Web Site.
Woodrow Cline; age 22; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; miner; living at Mohawk, WV; son of W.
A. and Vera; married on 26 Nov 1936 at Isaban, WV; Beulah May Galyean; age 21; born in Pike Co,
KY (sic?); single; living at Mohawk, WV; daughter of John and Litty.


Beulah May Galyean

1. 1930 Census, Tazewell Co, VA; Clear Fork District; Pocahontas; taken on 2 Apr 1930; Page 118B;
Image 4 of 46; Family #36/42.
Listed as Beulah Galyean; age 14; born in WV; in household of father, John C. Galyean.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1936); Page 274; WV Archives Web Site.
Woodrow Cline; age 22; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; miner; living at Mohawk, WV; son of W.
A. and Vera; married on 26 Nov 1936 at Isaban, WV; Beulah May Galyean; age 21; born in Pike Co,
KY (sic?); single; living at Mohawk, WV; daughter of John and Litty.


Marie Galyean

1. 1930 Census, Tazewell Co, VA; Clear Fork District; Pocahontas; taken on 2 Apr 1930; Page 118B;
Image 4 of 46; Family #36/42.
Listed as Marie Galyean; age 16; born in WV; in household of father, John C. Galyean.


Jennings Galyean

1. 1930 Census, Tazewell Co, VA; Clear Fork District; Pocahontas; taken on 2 Apr 1930; Page 118B;
Image 4 of 46; Family #36/42.
Listed as Jennings Galyean; age 8; born in WV; in household of father, John C. Galyean.
2. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Isaban; E.D. 24-57; taken 3 Apr 1940;
Page 1984B?; Image 4 of 74; Household #42.
Listed as Jennings Gaylean; age 18; born in WV; 8th grade education; lived in Mingo Co, WV on 1
Apr 1935; coal miner; in household of mother; Lydia Blankenship Gaylean.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1941); Page 430; WV Archives, Web Site.
Jennings Gaylean; age 20; born in Radner, WV; single; living at Mohawk, WV; married on 28 Nov
1941 at Mohawk, WV; Lillian Cline; age 21; born and living at Isaban, WV; single; with consent of
Lydia Galyean, mother of Jennings Galyean.


Lillian Cline

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1941); Page 430; WV Archives, Web Site.
Jennings Gaylean; age 20; born in Radner, WV; single; living at Mohawk, WV; married on 28 Nov
1941 at Mohawk, WV; Lillian Cline; age 21; born and living at Isaban, WV; single; with consent of
Lydia Galyean, mother of Jennings Galyean.


Clarence Lendale Bailey

1. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
Barker's Ridge District, Family #138.
Listed as Clarence L. Bailey, age 1, in household of father, Guy C. Bailey.
2. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Barkers Ridge District, taken on 23 Apr 1910;
Page 197B, Family #36.
Listed as Clarence L. Bailey, age 11, born in WV, in household of father, Guy C. Bailey.
3. Logan Co, WV; WW I Draft Registration Card #6307; 12 Sep 1918; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Clarence Bailey; age 19; born 17 May 1899; living at Amherstdale, Logan Co, WV; miner;
employed by Amherstdale Coal Co, Amherstdale, WV; nearest relative, Guy Bailey, Wesvantia,
Wayne Co, WV; tall with slender build; blue eyes and light hair.
4. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; North Fork District; Crumpler; taken on 2 Jan 1920; Page 188A;
Family #2.
Listed as Clarence Bailey; age 20; born in WV; single; laborer in coal tipple; in household of
nephew,Tarvin W. Mitchem.
5. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1921); Page 83; WV Archives, Web Site.
Clarence Bailey age 21; born in Wyoming Co, WV; single; miner; living at Crumpler, WV; son of
Guy and Maggie; married on 22 Sep 1921 at Welch, WV; Mary Snow; age 21; born in Franklin Co,
VA; single; daughter of Tom? and Martha.
6. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Elkhorn District; taken on 19 Apr 1930; Page 237A; Image 23 of
43; Family #208/228.
Listed as Charles Bailey; age 32; born in WV; married at 21; loader in coal mine; head of
household.
7. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District, rural; E.D. 24-33; taken on 29 Apr 1940;
Page 559B; Image 34 of 44; Household #282.
Listed as Charles L. Bailey; age 41; born in WV; married; no education; lived in same place on 1
Apr 1935; trucking, owns business; head of household.
8. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #'73 005776; WV Archives Web Site via LDS Web Site.
Clarence Bailey; age 74; born 12 May 1898 in WV; married; husband of Mary Bradner; retired
miner; SS #233-09-9315; living at Welch, WV; son of Guy and unknown mother Bailey; died 14
Apr 1973 in Doctors Memorial Hospital, Welch, WV; from arteriosclerotic heart disease with
myocardial failure and atrial fibrillation; cerebral embolism associated with; buried 17 Apr 1973 in
Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, WV.
9. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 9 Mar 2014.
Clarence L. Bailey; born 12 May 1898; died 14 Apr 1973; buried here; double headstone photo
shown.


Mary C. Bradner

1. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Northfork District; Bruks Garden; taken on 16 Apr 1910; Page 51A;
Image 3 of 30; Family #16/28.
Listed as Mary C. Bradner; age 8; born in VA; in household of father, Walter C. Bradner.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1919); Page 233; WV Archives, Web Site.
R.L. Snow; age 26; born in Wythe Co, VA; single; miner; living in McDowell Co, WV; son of Lum
and ____; married on 7 May 1919 at Welch, WV; Mary Bradner; age 18; born in McDowell Co, WV;
single; daughter of W.C. and Annie.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1921); Page 83; WV Archives, Web Site.
Clarence Bailey age 21; born in Wyoming Co, WV; single; miner; living at Crumpler, WV; son of Guy
and Maggie; married on 22 Sep 1921 at Welch, WV; Mary Snow; age 21; born in Franklin Co, VA;
single; daughter of Tom? and Martha.
4. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Elkhorn District; taken on 19 Apr 1930; Page 237A; Image 23 of
43; Family #208/228.
Listed as Mary Bailey; age 29; born in VA; married at 18; in household of husband, Clarence L.
Bailey.
5. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District, rural; E.D. 24-33; taken on 29 Apr 1940;
Page 559B; Image 34 of 44; Household #282.
Listed as Mary Bailey; age 38; born in VA; married; 6th grade education; lived in same place on 1
Apr 1935; in household of husband, Clarence L. Bailey.
6. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 9 Mar 2014.
Mary C. Bailey; born 16 Jul 1901; died 4 Apr 1984; buried here; double headstone photo shown.


Robert Lee "Bobby" Bailey

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District, rural; E.D. 24-33; taken on 29 Apr 1940;
Page 559B; Image 34 of 44; Household #282.
Listed as Bobby Bailey; age 3; born in WV; no education; in household of father, Clarence L. Bailey.
2. Douglas Mortuary; Welch, WV; Posted Obit.
"Robert Lee Bailey, 81, of Gary went to be with the Lord on Monday, November 27, 2017 in the Beckley VA Medical Center, Beckley.
"Born February 24, 1936 in Powhatan, WV he was the son of the late Clarence Bailey and Mary Bradner Bailey. He attended Welch High School, and was a Korean veteran of the US Marine Corp. He was a former machinist supervisor. He was a member of the North Welch First Church of God.
"Those left to cherish his memory are his long time companion, Ethel Sanders of Gary; three children, Robert Michael Bailey, William Eddie Bailey and Shelly Bailey all of Oregon; special son and daughter, Johnny Morgan of Winston Salem, NC and Sandra Solonka of Tuscaloosa, Ala.; a brother, William E. Bailey of Gap Mills, WV; a sister, Katie Jane Bedini and “Little Gabby” of Connecticut; special grandchildren, Joshua Morgan of Winston Salem and Brandon Solonka of Franklin, TN; and nieces and nephews, Joseph, Charles, James, Robert, Kimberly and Wendy.
" Funeral service will be conducted Friday, December 1 at 12 Noon in the North Welch First Church of God with the Rev. Scott Long officiating. Burial will follow in Woodlawn Memorial Park Bluewell. Military graveside rites will be conducted by VFW Post 1144 of Iaeger...."


Romey Lester Snow

1. 1900 Census, Wythe Co, VA; Fort Chiswell District; Grahams Forge Precinct; taken on 4 Jun 1900;
Page 44B; Image 6 of 27; Family #49/49.
Listed as Romie Snow; age 6; born Nov 1893 in VA; in household of father, William Snow.
2. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Elkhorn Dist; taken on 4 May 1910; Oage 239B; Image 12 of 38;
Family #143/143.
Listed as Roma L. Snow; age 16; born in VA; coal miner; in household of father, William C. Snow.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1919); Page 233; WV Archives, Web Site.
R.L. Snow; age 26; born in Wythe Co, VA; single; miner; living in McDowell Co, WV; son of Lum
and ____; married on 7 May 1919 at Welch, WV; Mary Bradner; age 18; born in McDowell Co, WV;
single; daughter of W.C. and Annie.
4. Mercer Co, WV; Death Registry; Vol #__(1920); Page "S"; Line 12; WV Archives Web Site.
Romey Lester Snow; age 27 yrs, 9 mons, 7 days; married; miner; died 7 Nov 1920 at Bluefield,
WV; from sub pelvic abcess following operation.


Mary C. Bradner

1. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Northfork District; Bruks Garden; taken on 16 Apr 1910; Page 51A;
Image 3 of 30; Family #16/28.
Listed as Mary C. Bradner; age 8; born in VA; in household of father, Walter C. Bradner.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1919); Page 233; WV Archives, Web Site.
R.L. Snow; age 26; born in Wythe Co, VA; single; miner; living in McDowell Co, WV; son of Lum
and ____; married on 7 May 1919 at Welch, WV; Mary Bradner; age 18; born in McDowell Co, WV;
single; daughter of W.C. and Annie.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1921); Page 83; WV Archives, Web Site.
Clarence Bailey age 21; born in Wyoming Co, WV; single; miner; living at Crumpler, WV; son of Guy
and Maggie; married on 22 Sep 1921 at Welch, WV; Mary Snow; age 21; born in Franklin Co, VA;
single; daughter of Tom? and Martha.
4. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Elkhorn District; taken on 19 Apr 1930; Page 237A; Image 23 of
43; Family #208/228.
Listed as Mary Bailey; age 29; born in VA; married at 18; in household of husband, Clarence L.
Bailey.
5. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District, rural; E.D. 24-33; taken on 29 Apr 1940;
Page 559B; Image 34 of 44; Household #282.
Listed as Mary Bailey; age 38; born in VA; married; 6th grade education; lived in same place on 1
Apr 1935; in household of husband, Clarence L. Bailey.
6. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 9 Mar 2014.
Mary C. Bailey; born 16 Jul 1901; died 4 Apr 1984; buried here; double headstone photo shown.


James Snow

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Elkhorn District; taken on 19 Apr 1930; Page 237A; Image 23 of
43; Family #208/228.
Listed as James Bailey (sic, Snow); age 10; born in WV; in household of step-father, Clarence L.
Bailey.