McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families and Individuals

Notes


John Yost Burks

1. 1900 Census, Buchanan Co, VA; Rock Lick District; taken on 9 Jun 1900; Page 271B; Image 18
of 49; Family #154/155.
Listed as John Y. Burks; age 10; born in Jan 1890 in VA; in household of father, Green Burks.
2. Buchanan Co, VA; WW I Draft Registration Card #109; 5 Jun 1918; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Yost Burks; age 26; born in McDowell Co, WV; living at Hurley, VA; logger for W.M. Ritter Lumber
Co, Hurley, VA; married; dependent wife and two children; short with medium build; brown eyes;
dark brown hair.
3. 1920 Census, Buchanan Co, VA; Rock Lick District; taken on 14 Jan 1920; Page 146A; Image 35
of 60; Family #202/304.
Listed as Yost Burks; age 29; born in VA; married; no occupation; head of household.
4. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; taken on 8 Apr 1930; Page 203A; Image
4 of 42; Family #28/29.
Listed as Yose Burks; age 39; brn in VA; widowed; farmer; head of household.
5. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #9425; WV Archives Web Site.
Yost Burks; age 49 yrs, 6 mons, 10 days; born 15 Dec 1890 at Panther, WV; married; husband of
Pricie Burks, age 30; unemployed; employed by W.P.A. three years ago; living at Krolitz, WV; son
of Green and Ruth (Blankenship) Burks; died 25 Jun 1941 at Krolitz, WV; from a cerebral
hemorrhage; "Note, this man fell ded while working his garden. Examined him for work in May 1941.
Blood pressure was 215"; buried 27 Jun 1941 in Cub Creek Cemetery, Panther, WV; informant,
Pricie Burks, rural Panther, WV.


Pricey Richards

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; taken on 8 Apr 1930; Page 203A; Image
4 of 42; Family #28/29.
Listed as Pricy Richard; age 27; born in KY; single; servant; in household of John Y. Burks.


Jack Blankenship

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1938); Page 76; WV Archives Web Site.
Jack Blankenship; born 30 Jul 1913 in McDowell Co, WV; living at Iaeger, WV; son of C.C. and
Nancy Blankenship; married on 23 Mar 1938 at Krolitz, WV; Bessie Peters; born 12 Apr 1921 in
McDowell Co, WV; living at Iaeger, WV; daughter of H.E. and Cora Peters.


Bessie Peters

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Princess; taken on 24 Apr 1930; Page
24_B; Image 33 of 35; Family #165/165.
Listed as Bessie Peters; age 9; born in WV; in household of father, Henderson E. Peters.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1938); Page 76; WV Archives Web Site.
Jack Blankenship; born 30 Jul 1913 in McDowell Co, WV; living at Iaeger, WV; son of C.C. and
Nancy Blankenship; married on 23 Mar 1938 at Krolitz, WV; Bessie Peters; born 12 Apr 1921 in
McDowell Co, WV; living at Iaeger, WV; daughter of H.E. and Cora Peters.


William Carson May

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Krolitz/Hull; E.D. 24-57; taken on 12 Apr
1940; Page 1198B; Image 28 of 74; Household #237.
Listed as William C. May; age 20; born in KY; married; 7th grade education; lived in Mingo Co, WV
on 1 Apr 1935; coal miner; head of household.
2. WW II Young American Patrioits, 1941-1945; McDowell Co, WV; Page 735; Ancestry.com Web
Site.
William C. May; born 21 Nov 1919; Private US Army; entered service 22 Mar 1945; served at Ft.
McClellan, AL; attended Matewan HS; Church of God; son of M/ Johnie May, Surosa, WV; husband
of Margie Peters May, Iaeger, WV.
3. Social Security Death Index; Ancestry.com Web Site.
William C. May; born 21 Nov 1920; died 2 Jul 1990; last residence, Salem, VA; SS#236-05-1155;
card issued in WV before 1951.


Margie M. Peters

1. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; taken on 24 Jan 1920; Page 271B;
Image 38 of 43; Family #381/386.
Listed as Margy Peters; age 8 mons; born in WV; in household of father, Henderson E. Peters.
2. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Princess; taken on 24 Apr 1930; Page
24_B; Image 33 of 35; Family #165/165.
Listed as Margary M. Peters; age 11; born in WV; in household of father, Henderson E. Peters.
3. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Krolitz/Hull; E.D. 24-57; taken on 12 Apr
1940; Page 1198B; Image 28 of 74; Household #237.
Listed as Margie May; age 21; born in WV; married; 5th grade education; lived in same place
on 1 Apr 1935; in household of husband, William C. May.


Herman May

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Krolitz/Hull; E.D. 24-57; taken on 12 Apr
1940; Page 1198B; Image 28 of 74; Household #237.
Listed as Herman May; age 4 mons; born in WV; in household of father, William C. May.


James Arnold Thomas

1. US Public Records Index, Vol 2; Ancestry.com Web Site.
James A. Thomas; born 25 Dec 1918; living at PO Box 404, Davin, WV 25617.


Rebecca Peters

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Princess; taken on 24 Apr 1930; Page
24_B; Image 33 of 35; Family #165/165.
Listed as Rebecka Peters; age 3 yrs, 11 mons; born in WV; in household of father, Henderson E.
Peters.
2. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Krolitz; E.D. 24-57; taken on 12 Apr 1940;
Page 1095B; Image 26 of 74; Household #223.
Listed as Rebecca Peters; age 13; born in WV; 6th grade education; attending school; lived in
same house on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Henderson E. Peters.
3. US Public Records Index, Vol 1; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Rebecca Thomas; born 29 Apr 1926; living at PO Box 186, Davin, WV 25617 in 1993.
4. US Public Records Index, Vol 2; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Rebecca Thomas; born 29 Apr 1926; living at PO Box 404, Davin, WV 25617.


Anna Lee Peters

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Krolitz; E.D. 24-57; taken on 12 Apr 1940;
Page 1096A; Image 27 of 74; Household #223.
Listed as Anna Belle Peters; age 7; born in WV; 1st grade education; attending school; lived in
same house on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Henderson E. Peters.
2. US Public Records Index, Vol 1; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Anna L. Thornsbury; born 10 Nov 1932; living at RR 2, POX 509, Trinity, NC 27370 in 1986.


Charles Estel Peters

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Princess; taken on 24 Apr 1930; Page
24_B; Image 33 of 35; Family #165/165.
Listed as Charley E. Peters; age 7; born in WV; in household of father, Henderson E. Peters.
2. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Krolitz; E.D. 24-57; taken on 12 Apr 1940;
Page 1095B; Image 26 of 74; Household #223.
Listed as Estel Peters; age 17; born in WV; 6th grade education; not attending school; lived in
same house on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Henderson E. Peters.
3. "WW II Young American Patroits, 1941-1945"; McDowell Co, WV; Page 750; Ancestry.com Web
Site.
Estel Charles Peters; born 29 Mar 1923; Corporal US Army; entered service 4 Jan 1943; served at
Camp Maxey, TX, Australia, New Guinea, Dutch East Indies, Japan; attended Krolitz school; Church
of God; son of M/M Henderson Peters, Box 501, Iaeger, WV.
4. "Bluefield Daily Telegraph"; Bluefield, WV; 22 Jul 2007; Newspaper Obit.
"BLUEFIELD - Charley E. Peters, 84, of 56 Saxon Street, Bluefield, died on Tuesday, July 17, 2007 in a Princeton hospital.
"Born on March 29, 1923 in Iaeger, he was a son of the late H.E. and Cora Roberts Peters. He had been a resident of Bluewell for 9 years and was a member of the Memorial Baptist Church in Bluefield, Va. He was a retired coal miner and was a member of the UMWA. Charley was also a veteran of World War II.
"Survivors include: Wife: Helen Duty Peters of the home; one son: Randy Peters and wife Karen of Scott Depot; one daughter: Sandra Justice and husband Roger of Olathe, Kan.; two grandchildren and three great grandchildren; two brothers: Elbert Peters of Iaeger, Thurman Peters and wife Gladys of Bean Station, Tenn.; two sisters: Rebecca Thomas of Davin, Anna Lee Thornsbury of Trinity, N.C.
"Funeral services will be conducted on Friday, July 20, 2007 at 11:00 a.m. at the Memorial Baptist Church, 401 Virginia Avenue, Bluefield, Va. with the Rev. Lacy Brooks officiating. Burial will follow at the Robert Cemetery in Iaeger..."


Thurman Peters Sr

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Princess; taken on 24 Apr 1930; Page
24_B; Image 33 of 35; Family #165/165.
Listed as Thurman Peters; age 1 mon; born in WV; in household of father, Henderson E. Peters.
2. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Krolitz; E.D. 24-57; taken on 12 Apr 1940;
Page 1096A; Image 27 of 74; Household #223.
Listed as Thurman Peters; age 9; born in WV; 2nd grade education; attending school; lived in
same house on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Henderson E. Peters.
3. Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Thurman Peters
Gender: Male
Race: White
Age: 49
Birth Date: 9 Mar 1930
Marriage Registration Place: Buchanan, Virginia, USA
Marriage Date: 12 Jun 1979
Marriage Place: Buchanan, Virginia, USA
Father: Henderson Erastas Peters
Mother: Cora Robertson (sic, Roberts)
Spouse: Gladys Kennedy Ratliff "
4. US Public Records Index, Vol #1; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Thurman Peters; born 9 Mar 1930; living at 565 Hickory Hill Dr, Bean Station, TN 37708 in 1994.
5. Fanning Funeral Home; Iaeger, WV; Posted Obit.
"Thurman Peters, 88, of Bean Station, TN, formerly of McDowell County, WV, passed away Saturday, May 26, 2018 at his home, following a long illness.

"Thurman was born March 9, 1930 near Panther, WV, a son of the late H.E. "Rass" and Cora Roberts Peters. He was retired from the N&W Railroad and was a Korean War Veteran. He was inducted into the McDowell County Sports Hall of Fame in 2013. Thurman was saved at an early age and was of the Baptist faith. He loved going over to his farm and seeing our babies and 17 Hereford cows.

"In addition to his parents Thurman was preceded in death by two brothers, Estil and Elbert Peters, three sisters, Bessie Blankenship, Margie May and Martha Burks; five brothers-in-law, Jack Blankenship, Carson May, Leonard Burks, Arnold Thomas and Earl Thornsbury.

"Survivors include his loving wife of 40 years, Gladys Kennedy Peters of the home; daughter, Jenny Ratliff Dixon of Tennessee; son, Junior Ratliff of North Carolina; four grandchildren, Kassandra Ratliff of West Virginia, Nathan Ratliff of North Carolina, Annie Nicley of Tennessee and Kolby Dixon also of Tennessee; one great granddaughter, Sophia Goins (Papa called her "Sam"); two sisters, Rebecca Thomas, and Annalee Thornsbury; a sister-in-law, Helen Peters and a host of nieces and nephews; special neighbors, Mark and Lavern Davis, special friends Mark Ferrell and Mike Collins; and his cat Momma.

"Funeral services will be conducted Thursday, May 31, 2018, at 12 o’clock with Reverend Timmy Thornsbury officiating at the Chapel of Fanning Funeral Home in Iaeger, WV. Burial will follow in the Roberts Cemetery at Cub Creek near Panther , WV, where military rites will be conducted by the VFW Post #1144. Serving as pallbearers will be family and friends.

"Friends may visit with the family Thursday morning, May 31, 2018 from 11 a.m. until the time of services.

"Fanning Funeral Home in Iaeger, WV, is assisting the Peters family. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.fanningfuneralhomes.com "


Gladys Kennedy

1. Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Gladys Kennedy
Gender: Female
Race: White
Age: 19
Birth Date: 5 Feb 1952
Marriage Registration Place: Dickenson, Virginia, USA
Marriage Date: 1 Mar 1971
Marriage Place: Dickenson, Virginia, USA
Father: Isom Kennedy
Mother: Nancy Justice
Spouse: Edward Defield Ratliff "
2. Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Gladys Kennedy Ratliff
Gender: Female
Race: White
Age: 27
Birth Date: 5 Feb 1952
Marriage Registration Place: Buchanan, Virginia, USA
Marriage Date: 12 Jun 1979
Marriage Place: Buchanan, Virginia, USA
Father: Isom Willie Kennedy
Mother: Nancy Justice
Spouse: Thurman Peters
Additional Information Posted; First married _____Ratliff; divorced in April 1973.
3. US Public Records Index, Vol #1; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Gladys Peters; born 5 Feb 1952; living at 565 Hickory Hill Dr, Bean Station, TN 37708 in 1993.


Elbert Peters Sr

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Princess; taken on 24 Apr 1930; Page
24_B; Image 33 of 35; Family #165/165.
Listed as Elbert Peters; age 1 yr, 11 mons; born in WV; in household of father, Henderson E.
Peters.
2. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Krolitz; E.D. 24-57; taken on 12 Apr 1940;
Page 1095B; Image 26 of 74; Household #223.
Listed as Elbert Peters; age 11; born in WV; 4th grade education; attending school; lived in
same house on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Henderson E. Peters.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1947); Page 241; WV Archives Web Site.
Elbert Peters; age 18; born at Panther, WV; single; living at North Spring, WV; married on 1 Feb
1947 at Johny Cake, WV; Doris L. Dye; age 17; born at Wilcoe, WV; single; living at Iaeger, WV;
with consent of Cordelia Peters, mother of Elbert Peters; and Kate L. Dye, mother of Doris L. Dye.
4. US Public Records Index, Vol #1; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Elbert Peters; born 29 May 1928; living at PO Box 814, Iaeger, WV 24844 in 1991.
5. Fanning Funeral Home, Iaeger, WV; Posted Obit.
"Elbert Peters, Sr, 89, of Iaeger, WV, passed away Monday, March 12, 2018, in the Hubbard Hospice House in Charleston, WV.

"Elbert was born May 29, 1928, in Panther, WV, a son of the late Henderson (Rass) and Cordilla (Cora) Roberts Peters. He was a retired coal miner, an auto mechanic, and a member of the Long Pole Morning Star Regular Baptist Church.

"In addition to his parents Elbert was preceded in death by his wife Doris L. Dye Peters; a son, Elbert Peters Jr. (Ebbie); three sisters, Margie May, Bessie Blankenship and Martha Burks; and one brother, Charles Estil Peters. Survivors include one daughter, Marnella Mayberry of Hesperia, CA, and one son, Don Peters and wife Bonnie of Piney Flats, TN.

"Funeral services will be conducted Sunday, March 18, 2018, at 12 o’clock with Reverend Roger Walker officiating at the Chapel of Fanning Funeral Home in Iaeger, WV. Burial will follow in the Honaker Cemetery on Clover Dew Road at Green Valley, WV. ..."


Doris L. Dye

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1947); Page 241; WV Archives Web Site.
Elbert Peters; age 18; born at Panther, WV; single; living at North Spring, WV; married on 1 Feb
1947 at Johny Cake, WV; Doris L. Dye; age 17; born at Wilcoe, WV; single; living at Iaeger, WV;
with consent of Cordelia Peters, mother of Elbert Peters; and Kate L. Dye, mother of Doris L. Dye.
2. US Public Records Index, Vol #1; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Doris L. Peters; born 15 Feb 1929; living at PO Box 814, Iaeger, WV 24844 in 1991.


William J. Oliver

1. 1860 Census, Johnson Co, TN; District 9; taken on 27 Jul 1860; Page 57A; Image 3 of 11;
Family #706/15.
Listed as William Oliver; age 11; born in NC; in household of father, William Oliver.
2. Johnson Co, TN; Marriage Bond; LDS Web Site.
William J. Oliver; married on 25 Apr 1869 in Johnson Co, TN; Nancy Bishop.
3. 1870 Census, Johnson Co, TN; District 9; Trade PO; taken on 12 Jul 1870; Page 73A; Image 5 of
14; Family #35/37.
Listed as William J? Oliver; age 21; born in NC; farm laborer; head of household.
4. 1880 Census, Ashe Co, NC; Jefferson Township; taken on 22 Jun 1880; Page 506B; Image 12 of
42; Family #307/311.
Listed as William Olliver; age 30; born in NC; married; farmer; head of household.


Nancy Bishop

1. Johnson Co, TN; Marriage Bond; LDS Web Site.
William J. Oliver; married on 25 Apr 1869 in Johnson Co, TN; Nancy Bishop.
2. 1870 Census, Johnson Co, TN; District 9; Trade PO; taken on 12 Jul 1870; Page 73A; Image 5 of
14; Family #35/37.
Listed as Nancy Oliver; age 25; born in NC; in household of husband, William Oliver.
3. 1880 Census, Ashe Co, NC; Jefferson Township; taken on 22 Jun 1880; Page 506B; Image 12 of
42; Family #307/311.
Listed as Nancy Oliver; age 29; born in NC; married; in household of husband, William Oliver.


Elizabeth Oliver

1. 1880 Census, Ashe Co, NC; Jefferson Township; taken on 22 Jun 1880; Page 506B; Image 12 of
42; Family #307/311.
Listed as Elizabeth Oliver; age 6; born in NC; in household of father, William Oliver.


Lula Oliver

1. 1880 Census, Ashe Co, NC; Jefferson Township; taken on 22 Jun 1880; Page 506B; Image 12 of
42; Family #307/311.
Listed as Lula Oliver; age 4; born in NC; in household of father, William Oliver.


Charles Winfrey

1. Mercer Co, WV; Marriage Registry; Vol #__(1865); Page 7; Line 37; WV Archives Web Site.
Charles Winfry; age 20 yrs, 11 mons, single; born in Franklin Co, VA; farmer; living in Mercer Co,
WV; son of Burrell and Oring Winfry; married on 29 Sep 1865 in Mercer Co, WV; Julianna Peters;
age 25 yrs, 2 mons; widow; born in Raleigh Co, WV; living in Mercer Co, WV; daughter of James
and Cynthia Wiley.
2. 1870 Census, Mercer Co, WV; Beaver Pond District; Princeton PO; taken on 16 Aug 1870; Page
498B; Image 8 of 32; Family #54/54.
Listed as Charles Winfrey; age 25; born in VA; farmer; head of household.
3. 1880 Census, Mercer Co, WV; Beaver Pond District; taken on 31 Jun 1880; Page 17B; Image 34
of 38; Family #282.
Listed as Charles Winfrey; age 34; born in VA; married; farmer; head of household.


Julina Wiley

1. 1850 Census, Wyoming Co, VA (WV); taken on 31 Aug 1850; Page 219B; Image 32 of 38;
Family #205/205.
Listed as Juliania Wyley; age 10; born in VA; in household of father, James Wiley.
2. 1860 Census, Wyoming Co, VA (WV); Joes Branch PO; taken on 10 Jul 1860; Page 67_; Image
31 of 73; Family #207/180.
Listed as Julina Wyley; age 19; born in VA; in household of father, James Wiley.
3. Mercer Co, WV; Marriage Registry; Vol #__(1865); Page 7; Line 37; WV Archives Web Site.
Charles Winfry; age 20 yrs, 11 mons, single; born in Franklin Co, VA; farmer; living in Mercer Co,
WV; son of Burrell and Oring Winfry; married on 29 Sep 1865 in Mercer Co, WV; Julianna Peters;
age 25 yrs, 2 mons; widow; born in Raleigh Co, WV; living in Mercer Co, WV; daughter of James
and Cynthia Wiley.
4. 1870 Census, Mercer Co, WV; Beaver Pond District; Princeton PO; taken on 16 Aug 1870; Page
498B; Image 8 of 32; Family #54/54.
Listed as Julina Winfrey; age 29; born in VA; in household of husband, Charles Winfrey.
5. 1880 Census, Mercer Co, WV; Beaver Pond District; taken on 31 Jun 1880; Page 17B; Image 34
of 38; Family #282.
Listed as Julina Winfrey; age 40; born in VA; married; in household of husband, Charles Winfrey.
6. 1900 Census, Mercer Co, WV; Beaver Pond District; taken on 18 Jun 1900; Page 16B; Iamge 33
of 36; Family #277/280.
Listed as Julina Winfrey; age 59; born in VA; widow; 5 children; all living; in household of son-in-
law, James Honaker.
7. 1910 Census, Mercer Co, WV; East River District; Princeton; taken on 21 Apr 1910; Page 165A;
Image 11 of 53; Family #93/101.
Listed as Linia Winfrey; age 68; born in WV; widow; 5 children; all living; in household of son-in-
law, James R. Honaker.


George A. Winfrey

1. 1870 Census, Mercer Co, WV; Beaver Pond District; Princeton PO; taken on 16 Aug 1870; Page
498B; Image 8 of 32; Family #54/54.
Listed as George A. Winfrey; age 3; born in WV; in household of father, Charles Winfrey.
2. 1880 Census, Mercer Co, WV; Beaver Pond District; taken on 31 Jun 1880; Page 17B; Image 34
of 38; Family #282.
Listed as George Winfrey; age 13; born in WV; farm laborer; in household of father, Charles
Winfrey.


Charles M. Winfrey

1. 1870 Census, Mercer Co, WV; Beaver Pond District; Princeton PO; taken on 16 Aug 1870; Page
498B; Image 8 of 32; Family #54/54.
Listed as Charles M. Winfrey; age 2; born in WV; in household of father, Charles Winfrey.
2. 1880 Census, Mercer Co, WV; Beaver Pond District; taken on 31 Jun 1880; Page 17B; Image 34
of 38; Family #282.
Listed as Charles Winfrey; age 12; born in WV; farm laborer; in household of father, Charles
Winfrey.
3. 1910 Census, Mercer Co, WV; East River District; Princeton; taken on 21 Apr 1910; Page 165A;
Image 11 of 53; Family #93/101.
Listed as Charles Winfrey; age 33; born in WV; single; brakeman on railroad; in household of
brother-in-law, James R. Honaker.


William Reynolds Winfrey

1. 1880 Census, Mercer Co, WV; Beaver Pond District; taken on 31 Jun 1880; Page 17B; Image 34
of 38; Family #282.
Listed as William Winfrey; age 5; born in WV; in household of father, Charles Winfrey.
2. 1900 Census, Mercer Co, WV; Beaver Pond District; taken on 18 Jun 1900; Page 16B; Iamge 33
of 36; Family #277/280.
Listed as Reynolds Winfrey; age 25; born in Jun 1875 in WV; single; farmer; in household of
brother-in-law, James Honaker.