McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families and Individuals

Notes


Alvin Vaughn Smith

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1966); Page 53; WV Archives Web Site.
Alvin V. Smith; age 21; born 8 Jan 1945 at Rockview, WV; single; living at Rockview, WV; son of
Calvin Oley and Elsie Marie (Walker) Smith; married on 25 Nov 1966 at Brenton, WV; Mary Virginia
Cook; age 17; born 23 Oct 1949 at Welch, WV; single; living at Brenton, WV; daughter of Roy
Ned and Edith Marie (Brilbrey) Cook.


Mary Virginia Cook

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1966); Page 53; WV Archives Web Site.
Alvin V. Smith; age 21; born 8 Jan 1945 at Rockview, WV; single; living at Rockview, WV; son of
Calvin Oley and Elsie Marie (Walker) Smith; married on 25 Nov 1966 at Brenton, WV; Mary Virginia
Cook; age 17; born 23 Oct 1949 at Welch, WV; single; living at Brenton, WV; daughter of Roy
Ned and Edith Marie (Brilbrey) Cook.


Vincent Allen "Vince" Smith

1. Evans-Calfee Funeral Home; Oceana, WV; Posted Obit.
"Vincent “Vince” Allen Smith 48, of Skin Fork, passed away Monday March 27, 2017.

'Born May 26, 1968 in Misawa, Japan. He was the son of the late Alvin Vaughn Smith, and Mary Virginia Cook Smith Dunn of Skin Fork.

"Vince was a 1987 graduate of Pineville High School, and was a welder for most of his working career. He loved hunting, fishing, and enjoying time on his boat. Vince loved spending time with his children. He would go out of his way to help anyone that was in need. He attended Brenton Church of God, and Cooper Memorial Baptist Church. He loved studying his bible.

"In addition to his father he was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents Ned and Marie Cook, his paternal grandparents Oley and Marie Smith, and many uncles and aunts.

"In addition to his mother those left to cherish Vince’s memory include his two children: Alexius “Allie” Smith, and Alexander “Alex” Smith. His sister: Rebecca Smith Brown, his step-father Roger Dunn, his uncle Earl Cook, his Aunt Shelia Cook Francis Riffe and a host of nieces, nephews, and countless friends.

"Services will be 1:00pm Friday March 31, 2017 at the Brenton Church of God, Brenton with the Rev Merle Walls, and Pastor Lee Fischer officiating.

"Following the service Vince will be laid to rest beside his father in the Smith, Walker family cemetery on Walkers Branch.


Doke K. Meadows

1. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Baileysville District; taken on 14 Jun 1900; Page 209B;
Family #96/96.
Listed as Doke K. Meadows; age 10; born in WV in Jun 1889; in household of father, James A.
Meadows
2. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Baileysvelle District, taken on 16 Apr 1910;
Page 184A, Family #20.
Listed as Doke Meadows, age 22, born in WV, in household of mother, Louisa Birchfield Meadows.
3. McDowell Co, WV; WW I Draft Registration Card #2291; 5 jun 1917; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Doke Meadows; age 28; born 5 Apr 1888 in Wyoming Co, WV; living at Pageton, WV; foreman for
J. H. Hash, Pageton, WV; dependent wife and one child; medium height with stout build; black
eyes and black hair; one eye.
4. 1930 Census, Wayne Co, WV; Westmoreland District; Huntington; taken on 10 Apr 1930; Page
114B; Image 18 of 61; Family #206/212.
Listed as Doke K. Meadows; age 41; born in WV; married at 41; insurance company adjuster; head
of household.
5. Wayne Co, WV; WW II Draft Registration Card # U-821; 27 Apr 1942; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Doke K. Meadows; age 53; born 6 May 1889 in Wyoming Co, WV; living at 4977 Piedmont Road,
Huntington, WV; employed by Interocean Casualty C, Cincinnati, OH; person who will always know
address, Mable G. Meadows, same address as above, in Huntington, WV; 5'11" tall; 222 lbs; brown
eyes, gray hair; dark complexion; stub finger on right hand.


Louise

1. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Baileysville District; taken on 14 Apr 1930; Page 81B; Image 20
of 25; Family #173/181.
Listed as Louise Chapman; age 38; born in WV; married at 19; in household of husband, Russell
Chapman.


Russell Chapman

1. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Baileysville District; taken on 14 Apr 1930; Page 81B; Image 20
of 25; Family #173/181.
Listed as Russel Chapman; age 28; born in WV; married at 28; farmer; head of household.


Louise

1. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Baileysville District; taken on 14 Apr 1930; Page 81B; Image 20
of 25; Family #173/181.
Listed as Louise Chapman; age 38; born in WV; married at 19; in household of husband, Russell
Chapman.


Doke K. Meadows

1. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Baileysville District; taken on 14 Jun 1900; Page 209B;
Family #96/96.
Listed as Doke K. Meadows; age 10; born in WV in Jun 1889; in household of father, James A.
Meadows
2. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Baileysvelle District, taken on 16 Apr 1910;
Page 184A, Family #20.
Listed as Doke Meadows, age 22, born in WV, in household of mother, Louisa Birchfield Meadows.
3. McDowell Co, WV; WW I Draft Registration Card #2291; 5 jun 1917; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Doke Meadows; age 28; born 5 Apr 1888 in Wyoming Co, WV; living at Pageton, WV; foreman for
J. H. Hash, Pageton, WV; dependent wife and one child; medium height with stout build; black
eyes and black hair; one eye.
4. 1930 Census, Wayne Co, WV; Westmoreland District; Huntington; taken on 10 Apr 1930; Page
114B; Image 18 of 61; Family #206/212.
Listed as Doke K. Meadows; age 41; born in WV; married at 41; insurance company adjuster; head
of household.
5. Wayne Co, WV; WW II Draft Registration Card # U-821; 27 Apr 1942; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Doke K. Meadows; age 53; born 6 May 1889 in Wyoming Co, WV; living at 4977 Piedmont Road,
Huntington, WV; employed by Interocean Casualty C, Cincinnati, OH; person who will always know
address, Mable G. Meadows, same address as above, in Huntington, WV; 5'11" tall; 222 lbs; brown
eyes, gray hair; dark complexion; stub finger on right hand.


Mable P.

1. 1930 Census, Wayne Co, WV; Westmoreland District; Huntington; taken on 10 Apr 1930; Page
114B; Image 18 of 61; Family #206/212.
Listed as Mable P. Meadows; age 41; born in WV; married at 41; in household of husband, Doke
K. Meadows.


James Troy Halsey

1. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Center District, taken on 25 Apr 1910, Page 219B, Family #108.
Listed as James T. Halsey, age 4? months, born in WV, in household of father, Drury J. Halsey.
2. 1920 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Center District; taken on 4-6 Feb 1920; Page 195A;
Family #100/100.
Listed as James Halsey; age 10; born in WV; in household of father, Drury J. Halsey.
3. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1928); Page 298; WV Archives, Web Site.
Troy Halsley; age 19; born in Wyoming Co, WV; living at Jesse, WV; married on 14 May 1928 at
Pineville, WV; Lala Stewart; age 16; born in Wyoming Co, WV; living at Jesse, WV.
4. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Slab Fork District; Glen Morrison; taken on 25 Apr 1930; Page
265B; Image 38 of 43; Family #379/383.
Listed as Troy Halsey; age 20; born in WV; married at 18; coal miner; head of household.
5. 1940 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Slab Fork District; Glen Morrison; E.D. 55-12; taken on 8 Apr 1940;
Page 310A; Image 19 of 82; Household #143.
Listed as Troy Halsey; age 30; born in WV; married; 8th grade education; lived in same house on 1
Apr 1935; loader in caol mine; head of household.
6. Social Security Death Index; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Troy Halsey; born 4 Mar 1910; died in Mar 1984; last residence and benefit, Apopka, Orange Co, FL;
SS# 235-10-9000; card issued in WV before 1951.
7. Florida Deaths Index, 1877-1998; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Troy James Halsey; age 74; born 4 Mar 1910; died 13 Mar 1984 in Orange Co, FL.


Mary Lola Stewart

1. 1920 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Oceana District, taken on 8 Jan 1920, Page 228B, Family #64.
Listed as Mary L. Stewart, age 7 yrs, 6 mons, born in WV, in household of father, Curtis Stewart.
2. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1928); Page 298; WV Archives, Web Site.
Troy Halsley; age 19; born in Wyoming Co, WV; living at Jesse, WV; married on 14 May 1928 at
Pineville, WV; Lala Stewart; age 16; born in Wyoming Co, WV; living at Jesse, WV.
3. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Slab Fork District; Glen Morrison; taken on 25 Apr 1930; Page
265B; Image 38 of 43; Family #379/383.
Listed as Lala Halsey; age 18; born in WV; married at 16; in household of husband, James T. Halsey.
4. 1940 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Slab Fork District; Glen Morrison; E.D. 55-12; taken on 8 Apr 1940;
Page 310A; Image 19 of 82; Household #143.
Listed as Lala Halsey; age 27; born in WV; married; 8th grade education; lived in same house on 1
Apr 1935; in household of husband, James T. Halsey.
5. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Redords; Vol #__(1950); Page 433; WV Archives Web Site.
Douglas Graham; age 30; born in Wyoming Co, WV; single; son of Teamer and Ollie Graham; married
on 9 Aug 1950 at Jesse, WV; Lola (sic, Lala) Halsey; age 38; born at Jesse, WV; divorced; living at
Jesse, WV; daughter of Kirt and Merlie May Stewart.
6. US Public Records Index, Vol 1; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Lola Graham; born _________; living at PO Box 11, Matheny, WV 24860 in 1993.
7. Social Security Death Index, LDS Web Site.
Lala Graham; born on 14 Jul 1912; died on 3 Jan 1994; living at Matheny, Wyoming Co, WV at
death.


Jimmy Dell Halsey

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Death Certificate #17919; WV Archives Web Site.
Jimmy Dell Halsey; age 1 yr, 1 mon, 7 days; born 6 Nov 1933 at Glen Morrison, WV; son of Troy and
Lala (Stewart) Halsey; died 13 Dec 1934 at Glen Morrison, WV; from broncho pneumonia; buried
15 Dec 1934 at Rockview, WV; informant, Troy Halsey.


Shelby Jean Halsey

1. 1940 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Slab Fork District; Glen Morrison; E.D. 55-12; taken on 8 Apr 1940;
Page 310A; Image 19 of 82; Household #143.
Listed as Shelby Jean Halsey; age 3; born in WV; no education; in household of father, James T.
Halsey.


Calvin Brewster Graham

1. 1920 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Clear Fork District, taken on 16/17 Jan 1920, Page 208B,
Family #82.
Listed as Calvin B. Graham, age 3 yrs, 4 months, born in WV, in household of father, Artemus T.
Graham.
2. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Clearfork District; taken on 5 Apr 1930; Page 166A; Image 5 of
22; Family #35/35.
Listed as Calvin Graham; age 14; born in WV; in household of father, Team Graham.
3. 1940 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Oceana District; E.D. 55-9; taken on 29 Apr 1940; Page 201A;
Image 29 of 96; Household #196.
Listed as Calvin Graham; age 23; born in WV; 3rd grade education; lived in same place on 1
Apr 1935; timber cutter; in household of father, Team Graham.
4. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1953); Page 392; WV Archives Web Site.
Calvin Graham; age 35; born in Baileysville, WV; single; living at Matheny, WV; son of T. and Ollie
Graham; married on 9 Jun 1953 at Pineville, WV; Mabel Ruth Smith; age 24; born at War, WV;
single; daughter of Cecil Smith and Victoria Smith Miller.
5. Social Security Death Index; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Calvin Graham; born 19 Feb 1916; died in Dec 1975; last residence, Matheny, Wyoming Co, WV;
SS #235-10-3475; card issued in WV before 1951.
6. FindAGrave.com; Palm Memorial Gardens, Matheny, WV; submitted by Pattie Greene, 8 Aug 2008.
Calvin B. Graham; born in 1916; died in 1975; buried here.

"Married to Mabel Ruth Smith-Graham (1928-2008).

"Survivors include a son, Rev. Jerry Lee Graham and his wife, Yvonne, of Matheny; daughter and son-in-law, Peggy Tilley and her husband, Donnie, of Hopkinsville, Ky.; daughter, Judy Hagerman and her husband, Emerson, of Sparta, Tenn.; daughter, Mary Evelyn Cook of Stuart, Va.; 10 grandchildren, Donnie Tilley II and his wife, Amanda, Tina Tilley-Curran and her husband, Ray, Michelle and Melinda Graham, Daniel Graham and his wife, Kristy, Jonathan Graham, Valerie Hagerman, Crystal Rose and her husband, Steven, Mark Cook and Ryan Wood; five great-grandchildren: Haley Tilley, Kiersten Tilley, Rachel Tilley, Cody Curran and Catilyn Curran.

"PFC, US Army, World War II .."


Mable Ruth Smith

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; English; taken on 24 Apr 1930; Page 65A;
Image 69 of 89; Family #3/3.
Listed as Mable Smith; age 1 yr 7 mons; born in WV; in household of father, Cecil Smith.
2. 1940 Census, Mingo Co, WV; Lee District; E.D. 30-5; Page 120B; Image 27 of 41; Household
#179.
Listed as Mabel Miller (sic, Smith); age 11; born in WV; 5th grade education; living in Logan Co,
WV on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Michael Miller.
3. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1953); Page 392; WV Archives Web Site.
Calvin Graham; age 35; born in Baileysville, WV; single; living at Matheny, WV; son of T. and Ollie
Graham; married on 9 Jun 1953 at Pineville, WV; Mabel Ruth Smith; age 24; born at War, WV;
single; daughter of Cecil Smith and Victoria Smith Miller.
4. FindAGrave.com; Palm Memorial Gardens, Matheny, WV; submitted by Pattie Greene, 14 Nov
2008.
Mabel Ruth Smith Graham; born 2 Dec 1928 at War, McDowell Co, WV; died 11 Nov 2008 at
Hopkinsville, Christian Co, KY; buried here.

"HOPKINSVILLE, Ky. — Mabel Ruth Graham, 79, of Hopkinsville, formerly of Matheny, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2008, at her daughter's residence following a long illness.

"Born Dec. 2, 1928, at War, W.Va., she was the daughter of the late Cecil Smith and Victoria Schrader-Smith-Miller and her stepfather, Mike Miller.

"Mrs. Graham was a member of the Matheny Church of God and the Greater Cumberland Baptist Church, Hopkinsville, Ky. She enjoyed embroidery, making beaded necklaces, reading her Bible, quilting, sewing and going to church and being with her family and friends.

"In addition to her parents and stepfather, she was preceded in death by her husband, Calvin B. Graham (1916-1975), and a grandson, Max Hagerman.

"Survivors include a son, Rev. Jerry Lee Graham and his wife, Yvonne, of Matheny; special daughter and son-in-law, Peggy Tilley and her husband, Donnie, of Hopkinsville, Ky., who have taken care of Mabel for 20 years; daughter, Judy Hagerman and her husband, Emerson, of Sparta, Tenn.; daughter, Mary Evelyn Cook of Stuart, Va.; 10 grandchildren, Donnie Tilley II and his wife, Amanda, Tina Tilley-Curran and her husband, Ray, Michelle and Melinda Graham, Daniel Graham and his wife, Kristy, Jonathan Graham, Valerie Hagerman, Crystal Rose and her husband, Steven, Mark Cook and Ryan Wood; five great-grandchildren: Haley Tilley, Kiersten Tilley, Rachel Tilley, Cody Curran and Catilyn Curran.

"A celebration of Mabel's life will be 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 15, 2008, in the Evans Memorial Chapel with the Rev. Morris Nutter officiating. Burial will follow in Palm Memorial Gardens, Matheny. .."


Cecil Smith

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1927); Page 36; WV Archives Web Site.
Cecil Smith; age 21; born in Fannin Co, GA; single; miner; living at Lex, WV; son of Wilbur and
Becky Smith; married on 9 May 1927 at Iaeger, WV; Victoria Shrader; age 19; born in McDowell
Co, WV; single; daughter of G.E. and Willie Belle Shrader.
2. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; English; taken on 24 Apr 1930; Page 65A;
Image 69 of 89; Family #3/3.
Listed as Cecil Smith; age 25; born in GA; married at 22; timberman in coal mine; head of
household.


Victoria Shrader

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1927); Page 36; WV Archives Web Site.
Cecil Smith; age 21; born in Fannin Co, GA; single; miner; living at Lex, WV; son of Wilbur and
Becky Smith; married on 9 May 1927 at Iaeger, WV; Victoria Shrader; age 19; born in McDowell
Co, WV; single; daughter of G.E. and Willie Belle Shrader.
2. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; English; taken on 24 Apr 1930; Page 65A;
Image 69 of 89; Family #3/3.
Listed as Victoria Smith; age 21; born in WV; married at 17; in household of husband, Cecil Smith.
3. 1940 Census, Mingo Co, WV; Lee District; E.D. 30-5; Page 120B; Image 27 of 41; Household #179.
Listed as Victoria Miller; age 28; born in WV; married; 7th grade education; living in Logan Co, WV
on 1 Apr 1935; in household of husband, Michael Miller.


Michael "Mike" Miller

1. 1940 Census, Mingo Co, WV; Lee District; E.D. 30-5; Page 120A; Image 26 of 41; Household #179.
Listed as Mike Miller; age 37; born in WV; married; 8th grade education; living in Logan Co, WV on
1 Apr 1935; loader in coal mine; head of household.


Victoria Shrader

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1927); Page 36; WV Archives Web Site.
Cecil Smith; age 21; born in Fannin Co, GA; single; miner; living at Lex, WV; son of Wilbur and
Becky Smith; married on 9 May 1927 at Iaeger, WV; Victoria Shrader; age 19; born in McDowell
Co, WV; single; daughter of G.E. and Willie Belle Shrader.
2. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; English; taken on 24 Apr 1930; Page 65A;
Image 69 of 89; Family #3/3.
Listed as Victoria Smith; age 21; born in WV; married at 17; in household of husband, Cecil Smith.
3. 1940 Census, Mingo Co, WV; Lee District; E.D. 30-5; Page 120B; Image 27 of 41; Household #179.
Listed as Victoria Miller; age 28; born in WV; married; 7th grade education; living in Logan Co, WV
on 1 Apr 1935; in household of husband, Michael Miller.