McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Familes and Individuals

Notes


Luther Armstrong

1. Wise Co, VA; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1904); Page ___; LDS Web Site.
Luther Armstrong; age 21; born in Page Co, VA; single; son of William and Barbara Armstrong;
married on 24 Feb 1904 at Georgel (sic?, Coeburn), Wise Co, VA; Lettie (sic, Lillie) B. Testaunt
(sic, Testerman); age 15; born in Hawkins Co, TN; single; daughter of W.L. and Julia Testaunt
(sic, Testerman).
2. 1910 Census, Mercer Co, WV; Thornhill; taken on 26 Apr 1910; Page 126B; Image 27 of 37;
Family #245/260.
Listed as Luther Armstrong; age 27; born in VA; married once for 6 yrs; coal miner; head of
household.
3. McDowell Co, WV; WW II Draft Registration Card #2474; 12 Sep 1918; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Luther Armstrong; age 35; born 12 Dec 1885; permant address, Coeburn, Wise Co, VA; coal
miner; employed by Caser (sp?) Coal Co, Iaeger, WV; nearest relative, Mrs. Lillie Armstrong,
Coeburn, VA; medium height and build; gray eyes and black hair.
4. 1920 Census, Mingo Co, WV; Williamson District; Williamson; taken on 12 Jan 1920; Page 252B;
Image 38 of 79; Family #304/365.
Listed as Luther Armstrong; age 37; born in VA; married; slate man in coal mine; head of household.
5. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Davy; taken on 9 Apr 1930; Page 85B;
Image 41 of 47; Family #34/59.
Listed as Luther Armstrong; age 47; born in VA; married at 22; repairman in garage; head of household.
6. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Davy; E.D. 24-35; taken on 3 Apr 1940; Page
594B; Image 4 of 57; Household #32.
Listed as Luther Armstrong; age 55; born in VA; married; 7th grade education; lived in same house
on 1 Apr 1935; proprieter mechanic of service garage; head of household.
7. McDowell Co, WV; WW II Draft Registration Card #U-427; 27 Apr 1942; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Luther Armstrong; age 59; born 12 Dec 1882 in Page Co, VA; living at Davy, WV; self employed;
person who will always know address, Mrs. Luther Armstrong, Davy, WV; 5'9" tall; 150 lbs; hazel
eyes; brown hair; sallow complexion.
8. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1968); Page 246; WV Archives Web Site.
Luther Armstrong; age 85; born 12 Dec 1882 in Page Co, VA; widowed; living at Box 128, Davy,
WV; son of William Henry and Barbara Ann (Smith) Armstong; married on 30 Nov 1968 at Welch,
WV; Gladys Eleanor Tilley; age 30; born 2 Sep 1938 at Welch, WV; single; living at Box 691,
Welch, WV; daughter of Edgar Jefferson and Della Margaret (Morris) Tilley.
9. Social Security Death Index; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Luther Armstrong; born 12 Dec 1882; died in Jan 1977; last residence, Davy, McDowell Co, WV;
SS# 232-56-8568; card issued NC or WV in 1952.
10. FindAGrave.com; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 14 Dec 2013.
Luther Armstrong; born 12 Dec 1882; died 20 Jan 1977; buried here; double headstone shown.


Lillie Belle Testerman

1. Wise Co, VA; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1904); Page ___; LDS Web Site.
Luther Armstrong; age 21; born in Page Co, VA; single; son of William and Barbara Armstrong;
married on 24 Feb 1904 at Georgel (sic?, Coeburn), Wise Co, VA; Lettie (sic, Lillie) B. Testaunt
(sic, Testerman); age 15; born in Hawkins Co, TN; single; daughter of W.L. and Julia Testaunt
(sic, Testerman).
2. 1910 Census, Mercer Co, WV; Thornhill; taken on 26 Apr 1910; Page 126B; Image 27 of 37;
Family #245/260.
Listed as Lillie Armstrong; age 22; born in TN; married once for 6 yrs; 2 children, both living; in
household of husband, Luther Armstrong.
3. 1920 Census, Mingo Co, WV; Williamson District; Williamson; taken on 12 Jan 1920; Page 252B;
Image 38 of 79; Family #304/365.
Listed as Lillie Armstrong; age 31; born in TN; married; in household of husband, Luther Armstrong.
4. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Davy; taken on 9 Apr 1930; Page 85B;
Image 41 of 47; Family #34/59.
Listed as Lilly Armstrong; age 43; born in TN; married at 18; in household of husband, Luther Armstrong.
5. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Davy; E.D. 24-35; taken on 3 Apr 1940; Page
594B; Image 4 of 57; Household #32.
Listed as Lillie B. Armstrong; age 52; born in TN; married; 3rd grade education; lived in same house
on 1 Apr 1935; in household of husband, Luther Armstrong.
6. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #'65 003721; WV Archives Web Site via LDS Web Site.
Lillie Belle Armstrong; age 76; born 24 Mar 1888 in Hancock (sic, Hawkins) Co, TN; married; living
at Davy, WV; daughter of William Testerman and unknown mother; died 18 Mar 1965 at Davy, WV;
from an acute coronary thrombosis; buried 21 Mar 1965 in Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, WV;
informant, Luther Armstrong, Davy. WV.
7. FindAGrave.com; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 14 Dec 2013.
Lillie Belle Armstrong; born 24 Mar 1888; died 18 Mar 1965; buried here; double headstone shown.


Leonard Armstrong

1. 1910 Census, Mercer Co, WV; Thornhill; taken on 26 Apr 1910; Page 126B; Image 27 of 37;
Family #245/260.
Listed as Leonard Armstrong; age 5; born in WV; in household of father, Luther Armstrong.
2. 1920 Census, Mingo Co, WV; Williamson District; Williamson; taken on 12 Jan 1920; Page 252B;
Image 38 of 79; Family #304/365.
Listed as Leonard Armstrong; age 15; born in WV; in household of father, Luther Armstrong.


Stephen H. Richardson

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1924); Page 202; WV Archives Web Site.
Stephen Richardson; age 21; born in England; single; miner; living at Kister, WV; son of Thomas
and Elizabeth; married on 4 Feb 1924 at Juverna, WV; Thelma Armstrong; age 21; born in McDowell
Co, WV; single; daughter of Luther and Lillie.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #5950; WV Archives Web Site.
Stephen H. Richardson; age 49; born in 1902 in Eldon Lane, England; married; coal miner; section
foreman; living at Carbon, Kanawha Co, WV; son of Thomas and Elizabeth (Keefe) Richardson; died
20 May 1951 in Kanawha Valley Hospital, Charleston, WV; due to coronary thrombosis; arteriosclerotic
heart disease; buried 22 May 1951 in Iaeger Memorial Park; informant, Mrs. Thelma Richardson.
3. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls, 28 Jun 2014.
Stephen Richardson; born in 1902; died in 1951; buried here; headstone photo shown; "PRAY FOR ME".


Thelma Lee Armstrong

1. 1910 Census, Mercer Co, WV; Thornhill; taken on 26 Apr 1910; Page 126B; Image 27 of 37;
Family #245/260.
Listed as Thelma Armstrong; age 3; born in WV; in household of father, Luther Armstrong.
2. 1920 Census, Mingo Co, WV; Williamson District; Williamson; taken on 12 Jan 1920; Page 252B;
Image 38 of 79; Family #304/365.
Listed as Thelma Armstrong; age 13; born in WV; in household of father, Luther Armstrong.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1924); Page 202; WV Archives Web Site.
Stephen Richardson; age 21; born in England; single; miner; living at Kister, WV; son of Thomas
and Elizabeth; married on 4 Feb 1924 at Juverna, WV; Thelma Armstrong; age 21; born in McDowell
Co, WV; single; daughter of Luther and Lillie.
4. Raleigh Co, WV; Death Certificate #9386; WV Archives Web Site via LDS Web Site.
Thelma Lee Richardson; age 49; born 7 (sic 25) Jan 1907 at Welch, WV; widow; living at 125 Whitestick
Road, Beckley, WV; daughter of Luther and Lillie (Testerman) Armstrong; died 1 Jul 195 at her
residence; from colon cancer with metasteus; buried 5 Jun 1956 in Iaeger Memorial Cemetery,
Roderfield, WV; informant, Walter James Richardson, son.
5. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls, 16 Dec 2013.
Thelma L. Armstrong Richardson; born 25 Jan 1907; died 1 Jul 1956; buried here; headstone photo
shown.


James H. Atwell

1. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Big Creek District, Peeryville Precinct, taken
on 22 Apr 1910, Page 163B, Family #74.
Listed as James H. Atwell, age 8, born in WV, in household of father, John Atwell.
2. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; English; taken on 9 Jan 1920; Page 5B;
Family #86.
Listed as James H. Atwell; age 17; born in WV; in household of father, John Atwell.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1935); Page 141; WV Archives Web Site.
Jim Atwell; age 27; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; miner; living at Iaeger, WV; son of Johm
and Jane; married on 21 Mar 1935 at Roderfield, WV; Clara Owens; age 21; born in McDowell Co,
WV; single; daughter of Frank and Ollie.


Clara Owens

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1935); Page 141; WV Archives Web Site.
Jim Atwell; age 27; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; miner; living at Iaeger, WV; son of Johm
and Jane; married on 21 Mar 1935 at Roderfield, WV; Clara Owens; age 21; born in McDowell Co,
WV; single; daughter of Frank and Ollie.


Rosa Lee Atwell

1. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #'65 003709; WV Archives Web Site via LDS Web Site.
Rosa Lee Atwell; born and died 6 Feb 1965 in Stevens Clinic, Welch, WV; parents lving at Avondale,
WV; daughter of Jim and Cleary (Owens) Atwell; premature birth; 1 lb 5 oz; buried 8 Feb 1965 in
Garland Cemetery, Garland, WV; informant, Jim Atwell, Avondale, WV.


Andrew Anderson

1. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #'73 008946; WV Archives Web Site via LDS Web Site.
Andrew Anderson; age 84; born 25 Oct 1888 in SC; married; negro; husband of Alberta Brown;
retired miner; SS #235-10-4820; living at Jenkinjones, WV; son of Peter and Jane (Johnson)
Anderson; died 18 Jun 1973 in Stevens Clinic, Welch, WV; from an acute myocardial infarction, due
to arteriosclerotic heart disease with Jacksonian seizures, anemia and gastrointestinal bleeding;
buried 23 Jun 1973 in Oak Grove Cemetery, Bluewell, Mercer Co, WV; informant, Albert Anderson,
PO Box 173, Jenkinjones, WV.


Anna Roselee Thompson

1. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #'65 014813; WV Archives Web Site via LDS Web Site.
Anna Roselee Anderson; age 71 yrs, 7 mons, 17 days; born 27 Nov 1893 in Spartanburg, SC;
married; housewife; negro; living at Jenkinjones, WV; daughter of Elorise and Mary (Nichols)
Thompson; died 14 Jul 1965 in Stevens Clinic, Welch, WV; from thrombosis, intrinic cerebral vessel
right with left hemiphlegia, diabetes buried 17 Jul 1965 in Oak Grove Cemetery, Bluewell, Mercer
Co, WV; informant, Andrew Anderson, Jenkinjones, WV.


Lidia Anderson

1. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #2083; WV Archives Web Site via LDS Web Site.
Mrs. Lidia Johnson; age 19 yrs, 9 mons, 16 days; born 19 Apr 1907 in SC; married; colored;
housewife; daughter of Andrew and Anna (Thompson) Anderson; died 5 Feb 1927 at Jenkinjones,
WV; from typhoid; with menigitis and bronocho pneumonia; buried 7 Feb 1927 at Pocahontas, VA;
informant, Andrew Anderson, Jenkinjones, WV.


Grover Cleveland Anderson Sr

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; Jenkinjones; E.D. 24-60; taken 22 Apr 1940;
Page 184A; Image 9 of 24; Household #65.
Listed as Grover Anderson; age 31; born SC; married; 5th grade education; Negro; lived in same
house on 1 Apr 1935; trackman in coal mine; head of household.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #'69 015228; WV Archives Web Site via LDS Web Site.
Grover C. Anderson; age 60; born 18 Jan 1909 in SC; widowed; coal miner; Negro; served in WW
II; living at Jenkinjones, WV; son of Andrew and Anna (Thompson) Anderson; died 29 Sep 1969
in Stevens Clinic, Welch, WV; from shock due to liver hemorrhage caused by metastic carcinoma in
colon; buried 5 Oct 1969 in Oak Grove Cemetery, Bluewell, WV; informant, Ramona (daughter)
Anderson.


Margie Marie Taylor

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; Jenkinjones; E.D. 24-60; taken 22 Apr 1940;
Page 184A; Image 9 of 24; Household #65.
Listed as Margie Anderson; age 26; born NC; married; 5th grade education; Negro; lived in same
house on 1 Apr 1935; in household of husband,Grover C. Anderson.


Ramona Anderson

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; Jenkinjones; E.D. 24-60; taken 22 Apr 1940;
Page 184A; Image 9 of 24; Household #65.
Listed as Ramona Anderson; age 5; born WV; Negro; lived in same house on 1 Apr 1935; in
household of father, Grover C. Anderson.


Alberta Anderson

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; Jenkinjones; E.D. 24-60; taken 22 Apr 1940;
Page 184A; Image 9 of 24; Household #65.
Listed as Alberta Anderson; age 3; born WV; Negro; in household of father, Grover C. Anderson.


Andrew Robert Anderson

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; Jenkinjones; E.D. 24-60; taken 22 Apr 1940;
Page 184A; Image 9 of 24; Household #65.
Listed as Robert A. Anderson; age 11 mons; born WV; Negro; in household of father, Grover C.
Anderson.
2. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Andrew Robert Anderson
[Andrew Anderson]
Gender: Male
Race: Black
Birth Date: 18 May 1939
Birth Place: Jenkinjones, West Virginia
Death Date: Jun 1984
Father: Grover Anderson
Mother: Margie Taylor
SSN: 236582334
Notes: May 1955: Name listed as ANDREW ROBERT ANDERSON; 30 Dec 1987: Name listed as ANDREW ANDERSON"


Grover Cleveland Anderson Jr

1. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #19026; WV Archives Web Site.
Grover C. Anderson, Jr; age 20; born 24 Jun 1941 in Jenkinjones, WV; never married; Negro; serving
in US Armed Forces; son of Grover C. and Margie (Taylor) Anderson, Sr; died 5 Jan 1962 at
Jenkinjones, WV; due to injuries suffered in automobile accident; buried 12 Jan 1962 in Oak Grove
Cemetery, Bluewell, WV; informant, Margie Anderson, Jenkinjones, WV.


Andrew Anderson

1. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #'73 008946; WV Archives Web Site via LDS Web Site.
Andrew Anderson; age 84; born 25 Oct 1888 in SC; married; negro; husband of Alberta Brown;
retired miner; SS #235-10-4820; living at Jenkinjones, WV; son of Peter and Jane (Johnson)
Anderson; died 18 Jun 1973 in Stevens Clinic, Welch, WV; from an acute myocardial infarction, due
to arteriosclerotic heart disease with Jacksonian seizures, anemia and gastrointestinal bleeding;
buried 23 Jun 1973 in Oak Grove Cemetery, Bluewell, Mercer Co, WV; informant, Albert Anderson,
PO Box 173, Jenkinjones, WV.