McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families

Notes


Earl Preston Spriggs Sr

1. 1910 Census, Washington Co, VA; Holsten District; taken 27 Apr 1910; Page 81B; Image 18 of 28;
Family #160/161.
Listed as Early Spriggs; age 5; born in VA; in household of father, Henry C. Spriggs.
2. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkins District; Venus; taken 8 Apr 1930; Page 79A; Image 21 of
78; Family #182/187.
Listed as Earl Spriggs; age 25; born in VA; single; loader in coal mine; in household of father, Henry
C. Spriggs.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1932); Page 310; WV Archives Web Site
Earl Spriggs; age 25; born in Washington Co, VA; single; miner; living at Leckie, WV; son of Henry
and Lochie; married on 2 Apr 1932 at Leckie, WV; Mary Belle Billips; age 18; born in McDowell Co,
WV; single; daughter of Alex and Lettie.


Mary Belle Billups

1. 1920 Census; McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; Jenkinjones; taken on 10 Jan 1920; page 280A;
Image 9 of 34; Family #99/102.
Listed as Mary Billips; age 6; born in WV; in household of father, Alexander L. Billups.
2. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; Leckie; taken on 18 Apr 1930; Page 162B; Image
26 of 36; 255/268.
Listed as Mary Billips; age 16; born in WV; in household of father, Alexander L. Billups.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1932); Page 310; WV Archives Web Site
Earl Spriggs; age 25; born in Washington Co, VA; single; miner; living at Leckie, WV; son of Henry
and Lochie; married on 2 Apr 1932 at Leckie, WV; Mary Belle Billips; age 18; born in McDowell Co,
WV; single; daughter of Alex and Lettie.
4. Spriggs Family Tree; Ancestry.com Web Site; submitted by Janice Drexlere; 6 Nov 2006.
"... Played the church organ as a youngster, won the county spelling bee. Once married, took cosmotolgy but never worked as a hairdresser. Taught herself to type but never worked as a secretary. Worked at Calvert's Whiskey in Elkridge Md. Lived in Linthicum but planned to retire to the house she bought in Ft. Pierce, Fl. Died of leukemia. I believe she died in Los Angeles. California and was buried in Glen Haven Cemetery in Glen Burnie, Maryland..."


Henry C. Spriggs

1. Virginia, Select Marriages, 1785-1940; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Name: Henry C. Spriggs
Gender: Male
Marital status: Single
Race: White
Age: 30
Birth Date: 1870
Birth Place: Washington Co., VA.
Marriage Date: 15 Aug 1900
Marriage Place: Washington, Virginia
Father: Rich D. Spriggs
Mother: Mary Spriggs
Spouse: Lachie A. Addams
FHL Film Number: 34389
Reference ID: Page 461
2. 1910 Census, Washington Co, VA; Holsten District; taken 27 Apr 1910; Page 81B; Image 18 of 28;
Family #160/161.
Listed as Henry C. Spriggs; age 40; born in VA; married once for 10 yrs; farmer; head of household.
3. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkins District; Venus; taken 8 Apr 1930; Page 78B; Image 20 of
78; Family #182/187.
Listed as Henry Spriggs; age 59; born in VA; married at 30; farmer; heaf of household.
4. Washington Co, VA; Death Certificate #19275; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Henry C. Spriggs; age 66; born in 1870 in Washington Co,VA; married; husband of Lochie Adams
Spriggs; coal miner; living at Jenkinjones, WV; son of Richard and Mary (Sanders) Spriggs; died 5
Jul 1936 in Holsten District, Washington Co, VA; due to cerebral hemorrhage; biried 7 Jul 1936 at
Rock Spring, VA; informant, Rush Spriggs, Jenkinjones, WV.


Lockie Adams Creasy

1. Virginia, Select Marriages, 1785-1940; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Name: Lachie A. Addams
[Lachie A. Creacy]
Gender: Female
Marital status: Single
Race: White
Age: 16
Birth Date: 1884
Birth Place: Washington Co., VA.
Marriage Date: 15 Aug 1900
Marriage Place: Washington, Virginia
Father: Geo. W. Creacy
Mother: Ludemia Creacy
Spouse: Henry C. Spriggs
FHL Film Number: 34389
Reference ID: Page 461
2. 1910 Census, Washington Co, VA; Holsten District; taken 27 Apr 1910; Page 81B; Image 18 of 28;
Family #160/161.
Listed as Lockie Spriggs; age 26; born in VA; married once for 10 yrs; in household of husband,
Henry C. Spriggs.
3. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkins District; Venus; taken 8 Apr 1930; Page 78B; Image 20 of
78; Family #182/187.
Listed as Lockie Spriggs; age 45; born in VA; married at 20; in household of husband, Henry C.
Spriggs.


Rush Bowman Spriggs

1. 1910 Census, Washington Co, VA; Holsten District; taken 27 Apr 1910; Page 81B; Image 18 of 28;
Family #160/161.
Listed as Rushia Spriggs; age 7; born in VA; in household of father, Henry C. Spriggs.
2. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkins District; Venus; taken 8 Apr 1930; Page 79A; Image 21 of
78; Family #182/187.
Listed as Russie Spriggs; age 27; born in VA; single; farm laborer; in household of father Henry C.
Spriggs.
3. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Rush Bowman Spriggs
[Rush B Spriggs]
Gender: Male
Birth Date: 19 Apr 1903
Birth Place: Meadow View, Virginia
[Meadow View|]
Death Date: 27 Aug 1992
Claim Date: 1 Apr 1968
Father: Henry Spriggs
Mother: Lochie A Adams
SSN: 233142025
Citizenship or Alien Status: U.S. citizen.
Type of Claim: Duplicate request; evidence of identity only submitted.
Notes: 27 Feb 1986: Name listed as RUSH BOWMAN SPRIGGS;
26 Mar 1968: Name listed as RUSH B SPRIGGS"


Garnet Spriggs

1. 1910 Census, Washington Co, VA; Holsten District; taken 27 Apr 1910; Page 81B; Image 18 of 28;
Family #160/161.
Listed as Garnet Spriggs; age 4; born in VA; in household of father, Henry C. Spriggs.


Carl Spriggs

1. 1910 Census, Washington Co, VA; Holsten District; taken 27 Apr 1910; Page 81B; Image 18 of 28;
Family #160/161.
Listed as Carl Spriggs; age 1; born in VA; in household of father, Henry C. Spriggs.


Kenneth Billups

1. 1920 Census; McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; Jenkinjones; taken on 10 Jan 1920; page 280A;
Image 9 of 34; Family #99/102.
Listed as Kenneth Billips; age 1; born in WV; in household of father, Alexander L. Billups.
2. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; Leckie; taken on 18 Apr 1930; Page 162B; Image
26 of 36; 255/268.
Listed as Kenneth Billips; age 11; born in WV; in household of father, Alexander L. Billups.


Thelma Edith Billups

1. 1920 Census; McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; Jenkinjones; taken on 10 Jan 1920; page 280A;
Image 9 of 34; Family #99/102.
Listed as Thelma Billips; age 3; born in WV; in household of father, Alexander L. Billups.


Harry O'Bryan

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkins District; Jenkinjones; taken 10 Apr 1930; Page 174A; Image
13 of 31; Family #132/132.
Listed as Harry O'Bryan; age 10; born in WV; in household of father, Thadeous B. O'Bryan.
2. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkins District; Jenkinjones; E.D. 24-10; taken 19 Apr 1940; Page
780A; Image 1 of 24; Household #5.
Listed as Harry O'Brain; age 20; born in WV; single; 4 yrs HS education; lived in same house
on 1 Apr 1935; timberman in coal mine; in household of father, Thadeous B. O'Bryan.


Elsie Billups

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkins District; Jenkinjones; E.D. 24-10; taken on 23 Apr 1940;
Image 14 of 24; Household #110.
Listed as Elsie Billips; age 17; born in VA; 2 yrs HS education; attending school; lived in McDowell
Co, WV on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Alexander L. Billups.


Elsie Billups

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkins District; Jenkinjones; E.D. 24-10; taken on 23 Apr 1940;
Image 14 of 24; Household #110.
Listed as Elsie Billips; age 17; born in VA; 2 yrs HS education; attending school; lived in McDowell
Co, WV on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Alexander L. Billups.


Elsie Billups

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkins District; Jenkinjones; E.D. 24-10; taken on 23 Apr 1940;
Image 14 of 24; Household #110.
Listed as Elsie Billips; age 17; born in VA; 2 yrs HS education; attending school; lived in McDowell
Co, WV on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Alexander L. Billups.


Louise B. Robinette

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; taken on 15 Apr 1930; Page 235A;
Family #201.
Listed as Louise Robinett; age 5; born in WV; in household of father, Grover C. Robinett.
2. Fanning Funeral Home, Iaeger, WV; Posted Obit.
"Louise B Jude, 88, of Splendor Valley Road near
Iaeger, WV, passed away Friday October 26th, 2012
at her residence following a long illness.
"Louise was born August 28th, 1924, in Panther,WV,
she was a daughter of the late Cleveland and
Sylvania Steele Robinette. Louise was a member of
the Bethany Old Regular Baptist Church in Ikes Fork
WV. She was a Homemaker and a loving mother,
grandmother, great grandmother and great-great
grandmother.
"In addition to her parents she was preceded in death
by her husband Raymond Jude; four sisters, Pearl
Bailey, Sealy Reed, Esther Justice and Barbara
Collins; three brothers, Jessie Robinette, Lawrence
Robinette and Clearance Robinette.
"Survivors include one daughter Kathy and husband
Sonny Birchfield of Bull Creek, WV; two sons, Clifford
and wife Betty Jude of Forest Hill WV, Ronnie and
wife Deborah Jude of Pounding Mill VA; one sister,
Blanche Bishop of Galax VA; seven grandchildren,
seven great-grandchildren, two great-great
grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be conducted Monday October
29, 2012, at 11 A.M., with Elder Eddie Cline, Pastor
Harless Collins and Brother Clarence Robinette Jr.
officiating at the Chapel of Fanning Funeral Home in
Iaeger , WV. Burial will follow in Collins Cemetery at
Litwar, WV...."


Lawrence Robinette

1. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Mohawk; taken on 15 Jan 1920; Page 267A;
Family #231.
Listed as Lawrence Robinet, age 6, born in WV, in household of father, Grover C. Robinette.
2. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; taken on 15 Apr 1930; Page 235A;
Family #201.
Listed as Lawrence Robinett; age 18; born in WV; in household of father, Grover C. Robinett.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1930); Page 95; WV Archives Web Site.
Lawrence Robinett; age 21; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; farmer; living at Panther, WV; son
of Cleve and Sylvania; married on 19 May 1930 at Welch, WV; Mary Blankenship; age 24; born in
McDowell Co, WV; single; daughter of Miles and Becky Jane.
4. US Public Records Index, Vol 2; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Lawrence Robinette; born 19 May 1912; living at PO Box 274, Roderfield, WV 24881.
5. Social Security Death Index; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Lawrence Robinette; born 19 May 1912; die 10 Jun 1990; SS #233-22-0471; card issued in WV
before 1951.


Mary Blankenship

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1930); Page 95; WV Archives Web Site.
Lawrence Robinett; age 21; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; farmer; living at Panther, WV; son
of Cleve and Sylvania; married on 19 May 1930 at Welch, WV; Mary Blankenship; age 24; born in
McDowell Co, WV; single; daughter of Miles and Becky Jane.


Shelvin Reed

1. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Panther Col Co; taken on 7 Jan 1920;
Page 261A; Family #176/179.
Listed as Shelvin Reed; age 6; born in WV; in household of father, Albert Reed.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1932); Page 163; WV Archives Web Site.
Shelvin Reed; age 21; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; farmer; living at Iaeger, WV; son of Albert
and Octavia; married on 8 Oct 1932 at Welch, WV; Celia Robinett; age 16; born in McDowell Co,
WV; single; living at Panther, WV; daughter of Cleve and Fannie.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1944); Page 201; WV Archives Web Site.
Shelvin Reed; age 30; born and living at Iaeger, WV; widowed; married on 20 Apr 1944 at Welch, WV; Cora
Powell; age 51; born at Iaeger, WV; divorced; living at Iaeger, WV.
4. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1963); Page 285; WV Archives Web Site.
Shelvin Reed; age 48; born and living at Iaeger, WV; widowed; married on 12 Jun 1963 at Welch, WV;
Gathel May Rutherford Ayers; age 45; born and living at Iaeger, WV; widow.


Celia Robinette

1. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Mohawk; taken on 15 Jan 1920; Page 267A;
Family #231.
Listed as Celia Robinet, age 2 yrs, 9 mons, born in WV, in household of father, Grover C. Robinette.
2. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; taken on 15 Apr 1930; Page 235A;
Family #201.
Listed as Celia Robinett; age 12; born in WV; in household of father, Grover C. Robinett.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1932); Page 163; WV Archives Web Site.
Shelvin Reed; age 21; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; farmer; living at Iaeger, WV; son of Albert
and Octavia; married on 8 Oct 1932 at Welch, WV; Celia Robinett; age 16; born in McDowell Co,
WV; single; living at Panther, WV; daughter of Cleve and Fannie.