McDowell and Wyoming Co WV Families and Individuals

Notes


James Clark Patton

1. "Marriage Records of Wyoming Co, WV...", Vol 5, No 62, Haga, page 51.
James Clark Patton, age 30, born in Indiana Co, PA, son of Thomas R. and
Margaret Patton, married on 23 Aug 1895 Ida Hatfield, age 24, daughter of
L.D. and Anna Hatfield.
2. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
Baileysville District, Family #50.
Listed as James Patton, age 35, as head of household.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1901); Page 411; WV Archives Web Site.
James Patton; age 36; born in PA; miner; living at Hallsville, WV; son of ______; married on 30
Mar 1901 in McDowell Co, WV; Goldy Shields; age 21; born in Wyoming Co, WV; single; daughter
of John and Eliazabeth.
4. "Wyoming Co, WV Queries", by Charles Patton, chaspatton1@juno.com, posted 21
May 2001.
His grandfather, James Clark Patton married Ida Hatfield in 1895 in Wyoming
Co, WV. James Clark Patton died on 5 Mar 1939. Newton Hatfield of
Bailysville, WV gave the death information.


Mary A. "Golda" Shields

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Birth Registry; Vol #__(1880); Page 2 Line #45; WV Archives Web Site.
Mary A. Shields was born on 9 Dec 1880 to John R. and Mary E. Shields.
2. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; taken on 2 Jun 1900; Page 121B; Image
4 of 51; Family #37/38.
Listed as Golda Shields; age 19; born in WV in 1881; single; in household of father, John R. Shields.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1901); Page 411; WV Archives Web Site.
James Patton; age 36; born in PA; miner; living at Hallsville, WV; son of ______; married on 30
Mar 1901 in McDowell Co, WV; Goldy Shields; age 21; born in Wyoming Co, WV; single; daughter
of John and Eliazabeth.


Oley L. Johnston

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1904); Page 56; WV Archives Web Site.
Olie L. Johnston; age 23; born in Cabell Co, WV; single; laborer; living at Hallsville, WV; son of
Charlie and Sallie; married on 9 Oct 1904 in McDowell Co, WV; Maggie Shields; age 23; born in
Wyoming Co, WV; single; daughter of John and ____.


Margaret R. "Maggie" Shields

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Birth Registry; Vol #__(1855); Page 33; Line #18; WV Archives Web Site.
Margaret A. Shields was born on 7 Jun 1878 to John R. and Mary Elizabeth Shields.
2. 1880 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Huff Creek District; taken on 17 Jun 1880; Page 522B; Image
10 of 12; Family #84/84.
Listed as Margaret R. Shields; age 2; born in WV; in household of father, John Shields.
3. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; taken on 2 Jun 1900; Page 121B; Image
4 of 51; Family #37/38.
Listed as Magie Shields; age 22; born in WV in 1878; single; in household of father, John R. Shields.
4. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1904); Page 56; WV Archives Web Site.
Olie L. Johnston; age 23; born in Cabell Co, WV; single; laborer; living at Hallsville, WV; son of
Charlie and Sallie; married on 9 Oct 1904 in McDowell Co, WV; Maggie Shields; age 23; born in
Wyoming Co, WV; single; daughter of John and ____.


Reny Shields

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Birth Registry; Vol #__(1888); Page 5; Line #61; WV Archives Web Site.
Reny Shields; born 1 Jul 1887 at Brier, WV; parents; J.R. , age 38, and Mary E. (Cook), age 30,
Shields; J.R, born at Balieysville, WV; Mary E., born at Rockview, WV.
2. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; taken on 2 Jun 1900; Page 121B; Image
4 of 51; Family #37/38.
Listed as Revi Shields; age 12; born in WV in 1888; in household of father, John R. Shields.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1904); Page 265; WV Archives Web Site.
W.A. Thornton; age 22; born in Pulaski Co, VA; single; laborer; living at Hallsville, WV; son of
G.W. and Harriett; married on 27 Apr 1904 at Hallsville, WV; Ruey Shields; age 16; born in McDowell
Co, WV; single; daughter of John and Lucy.


John A. Shields

1. 1860 Census, Montgomery Co, VA; Christiansburg PO; taken 2 Jun 1860; Page 563?; Image
7 of 12; Family #48/47.
Listed as John A. Shields; age 2 mons; born in VA; in household of father, Hamilton W. Shields.
2. 1870 Census, Montgomery Co, VA; Chreistiansburg Township and PO; taken on 16 Jun 1870;
Page 127B; Image 14 of 83; Family #74/89.
Listed as John A. Shields; age 10; born in VA; in household of father, Hamilton W. Shields.
3. Mercer Co, WV; Marriage Registery; Vol #__(1882); Page 36; Line #11; WV Archives Web Site.
John A. Shields; age 23; single; born in Montgomery Co, VA; clerk; living in Omaha, NE; son of
Hamilton and ______: married on 12 Sep 1882 in Mercer Co, WV; Minnie B. French; age 22;
born in Giles Co, VA; single; living in Mercer Co, WV; daughter of David and Mary.
4. 1900 Census, St. Louis Co, MO; Bonhomme Township; Kirkwood; taken on 12 Jun 1900; Page
78A; Image 17 of 67; Family #155/159.
Listed as John Shields; age 41; born in VA in Mar 1859; married 17 yrs; chief clerk for Pony Express;
head of household.
5. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Sunset Cemetery, Christiansburg, Montgomery Co, VA; submitted by
Brenda Dudley Eanes; 6 oct 2008.
John A. Shields; born 27 Mar 1860; died 27 Mar 1908; buried here; double headstone with wife,
shown.


Minerva B. "Minnie" French

1. Mercer Co, WV; Marriage Registery; Vol #__(1882); Page 36; Line #11; WV Archives Web Site.
John A. Shields; age 23; single; born in Montgomery Co, VA; clerk; living in Omaha, NE; son of
Hamilton and ______: married on 12 Sep 1882 in Mercer Co, WV; Minnie B. French; age 22;
born in Giles Co, VA; single; living in Mercer Co, WV; daughter of David and Mary.
2. 1900 Census, St. Louis Co, MO; Bonhomme Township; Kirkwood; taken on 12 Jun 1900; Page
78A; Image 17 of 67; Family #155/159.
Listed as Minnie Shields; age 40; born in VA in Sep 1859; married 17 yrs, 3 children, all living;
in household of husband, John Shields.
3. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Welch; taken on 18 Apr 1910;
Page 103A; Image 9 of 40; Family #65/79.
Listed as Mrs. J. A. Shields; age 50; born in VA; married once; 3 chidlren, all living; hotel
proprieteress; head of household.
4. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Welch; taken on 30 Jan 1920;
Page 131B; Image 46 of 65; Family #385/464.
Listed as Minerva F. Shields; age 58; born in WV; widow; in household of daughter, Mary Shields
Stamper.
5. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Welch; taken on 8 Apr 1930; Page 207B;
Image 14 of 27; Family #125/143.
Listed as Minnie F. Shields; age 70; born in VA; widow; roomer; in household of Clyde G. Stout.
6. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Welch; E.D. 24-27; taken on 18 Apr
1940; Page 556B; Image 22 of 44; Household #221.
Listed as Minnie F. Shields; age 80; born in VA; widow; 4 yrs college education (doubt this, grand-
daughter gave information); lived in same house on 1 Apr 1935; head of household.
7. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #10424; WV Archives Web Site.
Minnie French Shields; age 82 yrs, 11 mons, 11 days; born 20 Sep 1959 in Mercer Co, WV;
widow; living at Virginia Ave, Welch, WV; daughter of David and Mary (Hale) French; died 30 Aug
1942 at her home; from a cerebral (hemmorrhage?); buried 1 Sep 1942 in Christiansburg, VA;
informant, Mrs. L.G. Aten, Richmond, VA.
8. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Sunset Cemetery, Christiansburg, Montgomery Co, VA; submitted by
Brenda Dudley Eanes; 6 oct 2008.
Minnie French Shields; born 2o Sep 1859; died 30 Aug 1942; buried here; double headstone with
husband, shown.


Robert C. Shields

1. 1900 Census, St. Louis Co, MO; Bonhomme Township; Kirkwood; taken on 12 Jun 1900; Page
78A; Image 17 of 67; Family #155/159.
Listed as Robert C. Shieds; age 10; born in NE in Feb 1890; in household of father, John Shields.
2. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Welch; taken on 18 Apr 1910; Page 103A;
Image 9 of 40; Family #65/79.
Listed as Robert Shields; age 20; born in NE; single; in household of mother, Minnie (_____) Shields.


James Shields

1. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Kimball taken on 3 May 1910; Page 154B;
Image 64 of 77; Family #572/649.
Listed as James Shields; age 32; born in KY; married once for 1 yr; black; coal mine laborer; head
of household.


Mattie

1. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Kimball taken on 3 May 1910; Page 154B;
Image 64 of 77; Family #572/649.
Listed as Mattie Shields; age 26; born in VA; married once for 1 yr; black; no children; in household
of husband, James Shields.


Lloyd B. Dailey

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1937); Page 129; WV Archives Web Site.
Lloyd B. Dailey; age 30; born in Bedford Co, VA; single; salesman; living in Washington, DC; son
of Thomas F. and Anna L. married on 16 Jan 1937 at Welch, WV; Mary L. Shields; age 21; born
in McDowell Co, WV; single; daughter of Light and Leva E.


Mary Lergene Shields

1. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Day; taken on 7 Jan 1920; Page 238A;
Family #207/210.
Listed as Mary L. Shields; age 2; born in WV; in household of father, Lightburn L. Shields.
2. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Davy; taken on 3 Apr 1930; Page 38A;
Family #34/40.
Listed as Lergine Shields; age 12; born in WV; in household of father, Lightburn L. Shields.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1937); Page 129; WV Archives Web Site.
Lloyd B. Dailey; age 30; born in Bedford Co, VA; single; salesman; living in Washington, DC; son
of Thomas F. and Anna L. married on 16 Jan 1937 at Welch, WV; Mary L. Shields; age 21; born
in McDowell Co, WV; single; daughter of Light and Leva E.


Benjamin Franklin "Ben" Smith

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1937); Page 155; WV Archives Web Site.
Ben Smith; age 22; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; miner; living at Davy, WV; son of Ward and
?; married on 30 Jan 1937 at Welch, WV; Ruby Shields; age 21; born in McDowell Co, WV; single;
daughter of Alex and Maggie.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1948); Page 134; WV Archives Website.
Ben F. Smith; age 33; born and living in Davy, WV; divorced; married on 5 Mar 1948 at Twin Branch,
WV; Ethel Lee Jackson; age 25; born in Mohegan; divorced; living at Davy, WV.
3. "Telegraph-Forum"; Bucyrus, OH; Tuesday; 25 Jul 1995; Page 3; Newspapers.com Website.
"Ben F. Smith April 20, 1914 - July 23, 1995
"Ben Franklin Smith, 82, Davy, W.Va., died Sunday in Welch Emergency Hospital, Welch, W.Va.
"He was born in Davy to Ward and Sarah (Green) Smith. He was married to Ethel Lee (Jackson) Smith, who survives.

"Also surviving are a daughter, Donna Jean Smith of Bucyrus, special niece and nephew, Debra and Danny Jackson, five grandchildren and two sisters, Grade Bellow of Michigan and Emma Smith of Florida.

"He was preceded in death by five brothers, Walter, Elvie, Greenville, Charles Jr., and Robert, and four Sisters, Laura, Bertha, Lake and Elizabeth.

"A lifelong resident of Davy, he worked for the N&W Railroad, reitring after 33 years of service. He was of the Baptist faith. A veteran of World War II, Mr Smith served in the U.S. Army in Burma, India, where he received the Asiatic-Pacific Theatre Ribbon, World War II Victory Ribbon and Good Conduct Medal.

"Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 11 a.m. in the Fanning Funeral Home Chapel in Welch with the Rev. Otis Lester officiating. Burial will follow in Oakwood Cemetery, Bucyrus. Graveside services will be there at 2 p.m. Thursday. Military rites will be conducted by Colonel Crawford American Legion Post 181 with Chaplain Ralph Widman officiating.

"Local arrangements are being handled by staff of the Munz-Pirnstill Funeral Home."


Ruby Shields

1. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Davy; taken on 5 Jan 1920; Page 234A;
Image 13 of 37; Family #129/132.
Listed as Ruby Shields; age 3 yrs, 9 mons; born in WV; in household of father, Alexander A.
Shields.
2.1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Asco Road; taken 17 Apr 1930; Page 78B;
Image 28 of 47; Family # 247/253.
Listed as Ruby Shields; age 14; born in WV; in household of father, Alexander A. Shields.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1937); Page 155; WV Archives Web Site.
Ben Smith; age 22; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; miner; living at Davy, WV; son of Ward and
?; married on 30 Jan 1937 at Welch, WV; Ruby Shields; age 21; born in McDowell Co, WV; single;
daughter of Alex and Maggie.


Stewart Alonzo Freeman

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1952); Page 439; WV Archives Web Site.
Stewart A. Freeman; age 39; born at Cranberry, NC; divorced; living at Havaco, WV; married on
5 May 1952 at Welch, WV; Pauline V. Shields; age 36; born at Tralee, WV; divorced; living at
Welch, WV.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1954); Page 232; WV Archives Website.
Stewart Alonzo Freeman; age 40; born in Cranberry, NC; divorced; living at Box 103, Caretta, WV;
married on 13 Mar 1954 in Welch, WV; Mildred Hartsock; age 32; born in Dixon (sic) Co,
VA; single; living at Caretta, WV.


Pauline V. Green

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1937); Page 239; WV Archives Web Site.
Roy Shields; age 23; born in Wyoming Co, WV; single; living at Baileysville, WV; son of Doke L.
and Nannie Shileds; married on 18 Oct 1937 at Clearfork, WV; Pauline Green; age 22; born in
Wyoming Co, WV; single; living at Fanrock, WV; daughter of Ada Green Jackson.
2. 1940 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Baileysville District; E.D. 55-1; taken on 16 Apr 1940; Page 2B;
Image 4 of 45; Household #24.
Listed as Pauline Shields; age 23; born in WV; married; 3 yrs HS education; lived in same place on 1
Apr 1935; in household of husband, Roy Shields.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1952); Page 439; WV Archives Web Site.
Stewart A. Freeman; age 39; born at Cranberry, NC; divorced; living at Havaco, WV; married on
5 May 1952 at Welch, WV; Pauline V. Shields; age 36; born at Tralee, WV; divorced; living at
Welch, WV.


Mary V. Shields

1. 1900 Census, St. Louis Co, MO; Bonhomme Township; Kirkwood; taken on 12 Jun 1900; Page
78A; Image 17 of 67; Family #155/159.
Listed as Mary V. Shieds; age 16; born in NE in Dec 1883; in household of father, John Shields.
2. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Welch; taken on 30 Jan 1920; Page 131B;
Image 46 of 65; Family #385/464.
Listed as Mary Stamper; age 36; born in NE; widow; stenographer for Red Cross; head of
household.


Claude D. Stamper Jr

1. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Welch; taken on 30 Jan 1920; Page 131B;
Image 46 of 65; Family #385/464.
Listed as Claude Stamper; age 11; born in WV; in household of mother, Mary Shields Stamper.
2. Mercer Co, WV; Death Certificate #6332; WV Archives Web Site.
Claude D. Stamper, Jr; age 12; born at Welch, WV; pupil; son of Claude D. and Mary (Shields)
Stamper; died 18 Jul 1921 in the Bluefield Sanitarium, Bluefield, WV; from acute poliomyelitis;
buried 20 Jul 1921 at Christiansburg, VA; in formant, Mrs. Claude D. Stamper, Welch, WV; Mary
Shields Stamper was born in Omaha, NE; Claude D. Stamper, Sr, in KY.


Helen R. Stamper

1. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Welch; taken on 30 Jan 1920; Page 131B;
Image 46 of 65; Family #385/464.
Listed as Helen Stamper; age 8; born in KY; in household of mother, Mary Shields Stamper.
2. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Welch; E.D. 24-27; taken on 18 Apr 1940;
Page 556B; Image 22 of 44; Household #221.
Listed as Helen R. Stamper; age 27; born in KY; single; 4 yrs college education; lived in same house
on 1 Apr 1935; public school teacher; in household of grandmother, Minnie French Shields.


Mary Madeline Hicks

1. 1930 Census, Cabell Co, WV; Huntington; taken on 14 Apr 1930; Page 226B; Family #355/400.
Listed as Madeline Hicks; age 7; born in WV; in household of father, Albert F. Hicks.
2. "Herald Dispatch"; Huntington, WV; 6 Dec 2003; Newspaper Obit; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"MARY MADELINE HICKS CHAPMAN, 79, of Kenova, W.Va., died Friday June 20, 2003, in Cabell Huntington Hospital. Graveside funeral service will be conducted 1 p.m. Sunday, June 22, 2003, at Spring Hill Cemetery. Burial will follow. She was born October 4, 1923, in Huntington, W.Va., a daughter of the late Albert Franklin Hicks and Lilley Ann Akers Conley. She was retired from Wetherall Concrete Co. of Kenova. She was preceded in death by her husband, Clyde M. Chapman. Survivors include a half sister, Marie Holansky of Pennsylvania; two nephews, Frederick Leedy and his wife Sue of Wayne County and John Leedy of South Point, Ohio; and a special caregiver, Ronnie Kincaid of Kenova.
3. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Spring Hill Cemetery, Huntington, Cabell Co, WV; submitted by
Ernie Wright; 1 Apr 2011.
Mary Madeline Hicks Chapman; born 2 Aug 1923; died 20 Jul 2003; buried here; obituary is also
posted here. (These dates do not match her obit dates)