McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Familes and Individuals

Notes


Hassel Powell

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; taken on 18 Apr 1930; Page 239A; Image
31 of 33; Family #254/258.
Listed as Hassel Powell; age 14; born in WV; in household of father, Fred W. Powell.
2. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; Caretta; E.D. 24-15; taken on 18 Apr 1940;
Page 274A; Image 15 of 75; Household #122.
Listed as Hastel Powell; age 23; born in WV; married; 4th grade education; lived in same place on
1 Apr 1935; coal miner; head of household.
3. Social Security death Index; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Hassel Powell; born 21 Jul 1916; died 18 Sep 1993; last residence, Avondale, McDowell Co, WV;
SS #233-24-9530; card issued in WC before 1951.
4. FindAGrave.com; Powell Cemetery on Coon Branch Mountain near Garland/Iaeger.
Hassel Powell; born 22 Jul 1916; died 18 Sep 1993; buried here.


Lilly Frances Roberts

1. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Paynesville; taken on 12 Feb 1920; Page 232A; Family #
321/325.
Listed as Lilly F. Roberts; age 3 mons; born in WV; in household of father, Iaeger Roberts.
2. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; taken on 2 May 1930; Page 222A;
Family #347/348.
Listed as Lilly F. Roberts; age 10; born in WV; in household of father, Iaeger Roberts.
3. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; Caretta; E.D. 24-15; taken on 18 Apr 1940;
Page 274A; Image 15 of 75; Household #122.
Listed as Lilly Powell; age 21; born in WV; married; 8th grade education; lived in same place on 1
Apr 1935; in household of husband, Hassel Powell.
4. FindAGrave.com; Powell Cemetery on Coon Branch Mountain near Garland/Iaeger.
Lillie Frances Roberts Powell; born 14 Sep 1919; died 15 Apr 2008; buried here.
"ROCKY GAP, Va. — Lillie Frances Powell, 88, of Rocky Gap, Va., formerly of Avondale, W.Va., died Tuesday, April 15, 2008, in Roanoke Memorial Hospital in Roanoke, Va.
"Mrs. Powell was born September 14, 1919 in Paynesville, W.Va., a daughter of the late Iaeger and Annie Kennedy Roberts.
"She was a homemaker and was affiliated with the Baptist faith. Mrs. Powell was a loving wife, mother, and grandmother and enjoyed spending time with her family.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Hassel Powell; one daughter, Carol Kennedy; one brother, Charlie Roberts; and four sisters, Mattie Reed, Mary Christian, Delphia Highberger, and Tavie Collins.
"Survivors include two daughters, Martha Blankenship and husband Green of Rocky Gap, Va., with whom she made her home, and Charlotte Short and husband David of Centerburg, Ohio; three sons, Orville Powell and wife Beth of Springville, Va., David Powell and wife Linda of Beckley, W.Va., and Kenny Powell and wife Joyce also of Beckley, W.Va.; one sister, Sylvia Church of Iaeger, W.Va.; two brothers, Donnie Roberts of Bluefield, Va., and Quentin Roberts of Green Valley, W.Va.; and numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great grandchildren.
"Funeral services will be conducted with her grandson, Speaker Orville Powell, officiating at the chapel of Fanning Funeral Home in Iaeger, W.Va.
"Burial will follow in the Powell Cemetery on Coon Branch Mountain near Garland, W.Va..."


Orville Powell

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; Caretta; E.D. 24-15; taken on 18 Apr 1940;
Page 274A; Image 15 of 75; Household #122.
Listed as Orvel Powell; age 1; born in WV; no education; in household of father, Hassel Powell.


Jesse J. Reed

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1946); Page 221; WV Archives Web Site.
Jesse Reed age 22; born and living at Iaeger, WV; single; married on 1 Aug 1946 at Iaeger, WV;
Mattie Roberts; age 22; born at Rockridge, WV; single; living at Iaeger, WV.
2. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Ridgeview Burial Park, Ashtabula, Astabula Co, OH; submitted by Clinton
Rodgers; 24 May 2010.
Jesse J. Reed; born 18 Feb 1924; died 29 Nov 2002; buried here.


Mattie L. Roberts

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; taken on 2 May 1930; Page 222A;
Family #347/348.
Listed as Mattie L. Roberts; age 6; born in WV; in household of father, Iaeger Roberts.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1946); Page 221; WV Archives Web Site.
Jesse Reed age 22; born and living at Iaeger, WV; single; married on 1 Aug 1946 at Iaeger, WV;
Mattie Roberts; age 22; born at Rockridge, WV; single; living at Iaeger, WV.
3. Social Security Death Index; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Mattie L. Roberts; born 19 Nov 1923; died 7 Feb 2003; lsat residence Ashtabula, Ashtabula Co,
OH; SS #302-22-3553; card issued in OH before 1951.
4. Ohio Deaths, 1908-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Mattie L. Reed; age 79; born 19 Nov 1923; married; 9th grade education; living in Astabula, OH;
parent's surnames, Roberts and Kennedy; died 7 Feb 2003 in the ER of Lake Co Memorial Hospital,
Ashtabuls, OH; outpatient; buried.
5. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Ridgeview Burial Park, Ashtabula, Astabula Co, OH; submitted by Clinton
Rodgers; 24 May 2010.
Mattie L. Reed; born 19 Nov 1923; died 7 Feb 2003; buried here.


Jimmie Reed

1. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Ridgeview Burial Park, Ashtabula, Astabula Co, OH; submitted by Erika
Sorozak; 16 Dec 2009.
Jimmie Reed; born 23 Apr 1960; died 6 Dec 2009; buried here; obit and picture posted.
"CEDAR BLUFF, Va. — Jimmie Reed, age 49, formerly of Ashtabula, died Sunday, Dec. 6, 2009, at his home.
"He was born April 23, 1960, in Ashtabula, the son of Jesse and Mattie L. (Roberts) Reed and had been an Ashtabula resident most of his life.
"Mr. Reed worked for Molded Fiberglass and Webb Manufacturing as a laborer.
He enjoyed motorcycles, fishing and had a great love for country living in the mountains.
His survivors include three brothers, Don (Deborah) of Ashtabula, Carl of Phoenix, Ariz. and Bill (Sandy) of Kingsville; three sisters, Mary Terry (Jim Barnes) of Conneaut, Octavia (Ed) Benek of Conneaut and Darlene (Scott) Montgomery of Marietta, Ga.; and a host of other family members and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his nephew, Michael Scott Reed; and his great-nephew, Clayton Demshar.
"Calling Hours will be from 6 to 8 p.m., Friday, Dec. 18th, DUCRO FUNERAL HOME, 4524 Elm Ave., Ashtabula. Burial will be in Ridgeview Cemetery, Ashtabula at the convenience of the family..."


Lee Alexander Christian

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; E.D. 24-59; Page 1179B; Image 60 of 64;
Household #505.
Listed as Lee Christian; age 27; born in WV; married; 8th grade education; lived in same place on
1 Apr 1935; laborer for WPA roadway; head of household.
2. U.S. WWII Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Lee Alexander Christian
Gender: Male
Race: White
Relationship to Draftee: Self (Head)
Birth Place: Yukon, West Virginia, USA
Birth Date: 19 Apr 1913
Residence: Rockridge, Mcdowell, West Virginia, USA
Occupation: W P A
Weight: 150
Complexion: Light
Eye Color: Blue
Hair Color: Blonde
Height: 5 8
Next of Kin: Mary Christian
Relationship to Draftee: Wife
Household Members:
Name Relationship
Lee Alexander Christian Self (Head)
Mary Christian Wife"


Mary Elizabeth Roberts

1. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Paynesville; taken on 12 Feb 1920; Page 232A; Family #321/325.
Listed as Mary E. Roberts; age 4; born in WV; in household of father, Iaeger Roberts.
2. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; taken on 2 May 1930; Page 222A;
Family #347/348.
Listed as Mary E. Roberts; age 14; born in WV; in household of father, Iaeger Roberts.
3. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; E.D. 24-59; Page 1179B; Image 60 of 64;
Household #505.
Listed as Mary Christian; age 23; born in WV; married; 7th grade education; lived in same place on
1 Apr 1935; in household of husband, Lee A. Christian.


Paul Christian

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; E.D. 24-59; Page 1179B; Image 60 of 64;
Household #505.
Listed as Paul Christian; age 1; born in WV; in household of father, Lee A. Christian.


Lottie Delphia Roberts

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; taken on 2 May 1930; Page 222A;
Family #347/348.
Listed as Lottie D. Roberts; age 8; born in WV; in household of father, Iaeger Roberts.


Virgil S. Collins

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; taken on 1 May 1930; Page 221A;
Image 40 of 42; Family #326/327.
Listed as Virgil S. Collins; age 18; born in WV; student at Hemphill School; in household of
father, Henry H. Collins.
2. "McDowell County, WV Heritage...", L. Hassel Collins article, page 123.
Louis Hassel Collins was born 5 August 1917. He had two brothers, Virgil and Chester.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1931); Page 85; WV Archives Web Site.
Virgil Collins; age 19; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; farmer; living at Rockridge, WV; son of
Henry and Emma; married on 1 Jun 1931 at Welch, WV; Octavia Roberts; age 18; born in McDowell
Co, WV; single; daughter of Iaeger and Annie.


Octavia Roberts

1. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Paynesville; taken on 12 Feb 1920; Page 232A; Family #321/325.
Listed as Octava Roberts; age 6; born in WV; in household of father, Iaeger Roberts.
2. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; taken on 2 May 1930; Page 222A;
Family #347/348.
Listed as Octavia Roberts; age 16; born in WV; in household of father, Iaeger Roberts.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1931); Page 85; WV Archives Web Site.
Virgil Collins; age 19; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; farmer; living at Rockridge, WV; son of
Henry and Emma; married on 1 Jun 1931 at Welch, WV; Octavia Roberts; age 18; born in McDowell
Co, WV; single; daughter of Iaeger and Annie.


Claude Hatfield

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1931); Page 255; WV Archives Web Site.
Claude Hatfield; age 21; born in VA; single; sawmilling; living at English, WV; son of W.H. and Dixie;
married on 31 Jan 1959 in Welch, WV; Mary Jane Penley; age 21; born in McDowell Co, WV; single;
daughter of Jim and Juanita.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #'59 013636; WV Archives Web Site.
Claude Hatfield; age 55; born 6 Jan 1906 in Linsey (can not locate county), WV; married; saw miller;
living at Jolo, WV; son of W.H. and Dixie (Mounts) Hatfield; died 7 oct 1959 in Welch Emergency
Hospital, Welch, WV; due to uremia; buried 10 Oct 1959 in Mitchell Cemetery, Jolo, WV; informant,
Mary Hatfield, Jolo, WV.
3. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by Polly Fry Hagerman; 28 Feb 2012.
" Claude Hatfield
Birth 6 Jan 1904
Lindsey, Mingo County, West Virginia, USA
Death 7 Oct 1959 (aged 55)
Welch, McDowell County, West Virginia, USA
Burial
Mitchell Cemetery
McDowell County, West Virginia, USA "

Additional Information Posted:
"Father: Willard H Hatfield
"Mother: Dixie Mounts
"Son of W.H. Hatfield (Deceased) & Dixie Mounts-Hatfield (Deceased).

"Married to Mary Jane Penley-Hatfield (1904-Deceased) on January 31, 1931 in Welch, McDowell County, WV (per WV Marriage License Register, McDowell County, WV, 1931, Page 255, Application Date: January 31, 1931).

"Claude Hatfield worked in a sawmill in the timbering industry. He died at age 55 from uremia (per WV Certificate of Death #59-013636 Dist #240 Serial #1452, McDowell County, WV, 1959)."


Mary Jane Penley

1. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Bradshaw; taken on 20/21 Apr 1910; Page 67A;
Family #34/34.
Listed as Mary J. Penley; age 3 mons; born in WV; in household of father, James O. Penley.
2. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Bradshaw; taken on 20/22 Jan 1920;
Page 218B; Family #76/76.
Listed as Mary Penley; age 7; born in WV; in household of father, Jomes O. Penley.
3. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; taken on 5 Apr 1930; Page 244B; Image 8 of
51; Family #61/62.
Listed as Maryion Penley; age 20; born in WV; in household of father, Jomes O. Penley.
4. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1931); Page 255; WV Archives Web Site.
Claude Hatfield; age 21; born in VA; single; sawmilling; living at English, WV; son of W.H. and Dixie;
married on 31 Jan 1959 in Welch, WV; Mary Jane Penley; age 21; born in McDowell Co, WV; single;
daughter of Jim and Juanita.
5. Russell Co, VA; Marriage License #30417; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Henry Scott; age 64; born in Mt. Airy, NC; widowed; two previous marriages; living at War, WV; son of
George W. and Minnie (Cooper) Scott; married on 10 Sep 1963 in Lebanon, VA; Mary Hatfield;
maiden name Penley; age 53; born in Bradshaw, WV; widow; one previous marriage; living at War,
WV; daughter of Jim and Almeda (Salyers) Penley.
6. McDowell Co, WV Cemeteries; Hartwell Cemetery, Rt 9, near Canebrake, WV.
Mary Penley Scott; born on 24 Mar 1910; died on 25 Jan 1973; buried here.


Laura Mae Powell

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; taken on 18 Apr 1930; Page 239A; Image
31 of 33; Family #254/258.
Listed as Laura Powell; age 20; born in WV; in household of father Fred W. Powell.
2. FindAGrave.com; Powell Cemetery on Coon Branch Mountain near Garland/Iaeger.
Laura Powell Bailey; born 8 Nov 1909; died 27 Apr 1982; buried here.
"Laura was the daughter of Fred Wilson Powell and Sarah Blevins - Powell. She was the wife of
Luther Bailey."


John Russell Copley

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1915); Page 415; WV Archives Web Site.
J.R. Copley; age 30; born in Wayne Co, WV; single; section foreman, living at Wilmore, WV; son
of Dug and Alifare; married on 27 May 1915 at Williamson, Mingo Co, WV; Minnie Lambert; age 24;
born in McDowell Co, WV; single; daughter of W.C. and Nora.
2. McDowell Co, WV; WW I Draft Registration Card #2689; 12 Sep 1918; Ancestry.com Web Site.
John Copley; age 33; born 1 Jan 1888; living at Wilmore, WV; section labore for N&W Railway;
nearest relative, Mrs. Minnie Copley, wife, Wilmore, WV; medium height and build; brown eyes and
black hair.
3. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; taken on 25/26 Mar 1920; Page 252A;
Image 34 of 35; Family #354/357.
Listed as John Copley; age 35; born in WV; married; laborer on public roads; head of household.
4. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; taken on 25 Apr 1930; Page 196A;
Image 34 of 35; Family #354/357.
Listed as John R. Copley; age 40; born in WV; married at 16; gardener; head of household.
5. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #24250; WV Archives Web Site.
John R. Copley; age 48; born 1 Mar 1889 in Wayne Co, WV; married; husband of Minnie Copley;
miner; living at Iaeger, WV; son of John and Allie Copley; died 2 Mar 1937 at Iaeger, WV from
pilmonary TB; buried 3 Mar 1937 at Wilmore, WV; informant, Austin Copley.


Minnie Victoria Lambert

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1910); Page 351; WV Archives Web Site.
E.D. Arrington; age 23; born in Lawrence Co, KY; single; motorman; living at Coalwood, WV; son of
L.W. and Margaret; married on 5 Mar 1910 at Coalwood, WV; Minnie Lambert; age 18; born in
McDowell Co, WV; single; daughter of ____ and Lucinda.
2. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Sandy District; Coalwood; taken on 28 Apr 1910; Page 166B;
Image 2 of 19; Family #100/100.
Listed as Mendy Arrington; age 20; born in WV; married less than a year; in household of
father-in-law, Lewis W. Arrington.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1915); Page 415; WV Archives Web Site.
J.R. Copley; age 30; born in Wayne Co, WV; single; section foreman, living at Wilmore, WV; son
of Dug and Alifare; married on 27 May 1915 at Williamson, Mingo Co, WV; Minnie Lambert; age 24;
born in McDowell Co, WV; single; daughter of W.C. and Nora.
4. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; taken on 25/26 Mar 1920; Page 252A;
Image 34 of 35; Family #354/357.
Listed as Minnie Copley; age 29; born in WV; married; in household of husband, John R. Copley.
5. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; taken on 25 Apr 1930; Page 196A;
Image 34 of 35; Family #354/357.
Listed as Minnie Copley; age 39; born in WV; married at 24; in household of husband, John R.
Copley.
6. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Sandy Huff; E.D. 24-57; taken on 2 May
1940; Page 1116B; Image 68 of 74; Household ##573.
Listed as Minnie Copley; age 49; born in WV; widow; 4th grade education; lived in same house on
1 Apr 1935; head of household.


Charlene Copley

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; taken on 25 Apr 1930; Page 196A;
Image 34 of 35; Family #354/357.
Listed as Charlene Copley; age 8; born in WV; in household of father, John R. Copley.
2. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Sandy Huff; E.D. 24-57; taken on 2 May
1940; Page 1116B; Image 68 of 74; Household ##573.
Listed as Charlene Copley; age 18; born in WV; married; 2 yrs HS education; lived in same house
on 1 Apr 1935; in household of mother, Minnie Lambert Copley.


Joseph Claiborn"Joe" Copley

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; taken on 25 Apr 1930; Page 196A;
Image 34 of 35; Family #354/357.
Listed as Joe Copley; age 4; born in WV; in household of father, John R. Copley.
1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Sandy Huff; E.D. 24-57; taken on 2 May
1940; Page 1116B; Image 68 of 74; Household ##573.
Listed as Joe Copley; age 14; born in WV; 7th grade education; lived in same house on 1 Apr 1935;
in household of mother, Minnie Lambert Copley.


Gene Copley

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; taken on 25 Apr 1930; Page 196A;
Image 34 of 35; Family #354/357.
Listed as Gene Copley; age 1; born in WV; in household of father, John R. Copley.
2. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Sandy Huff; E.D. 24-57; taken on 2 May
1940; Page 1116B; Image 68 of 74; Household ##573.
Listed as Gene Copley; age 11; born in WV; 4th grade education; lived in same house on 1 Apr
1935; in household of mother, Minnie Lambert Copley.


Donald Eugene "Don" Copley

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1966); Page 216; WV Archives Web Site.
Donald Eugene Copley; age 20; born 22 Jul 1946 at Iaeger, WV; single; living at Iaeger, WV; son
Harold and Ruth (Powell) Copley; married on 26 Nov 1966 at Bradshaw, WV; Angela Jane
Hagerman; age 17; born 6 Dec 1948 at Bradshaw, WV; single; living at Bradshaw, WV; daughter
of Enoch and Norma (Robertson) Hagerman.


Angela Jane Hagerman

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1966); Page 216; WV Archives Web Site.
Donald Eugene Copley; age 20; born 22 Jul 1946 at Iaeger, WV; single; living at Iaeger, WV; son
Harold and Ruth (Powell) Copley; married on 26 Nov 1966 at Bradshaw, WV; Angela Jane
Hagerman; age 17; born 6 Dec 1948 at Bradshaw, WV; single; living at Bradshaw, WV; daughter
of Enoch and Norma (Robertson) Hagerman.