McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families and Individuals

Notes


George Washington Stevenson

1. McDowell Co, WV; WW II Draft Registration Card #W-49; 19 Dec 1942; Ancestry.com Website.
George Washington Stevenson; age 18; born 27 Sep 1924 at Lex, WV; living at Mohegan, WV;
person who will always know address; Mrs. Gladys England (sister), Mohegan, WV; 5'6" tall; 130 lbs;
brown eyes; black hair; ruddy complexion.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1944); Page 158; WV Archives Web Site.
George Washington Stevenson; age 20; born at Lex, WV; single; living at Davy, WV; married on
24 Dec 1944 at Davy, WV; Ruth Jennings; age 18; born at Roderfield, WV; single; living at Davy,
WV; with consent of Tisha Jennings, mother of Ruth Jennings and Sadie Stevenson, mother of
George W. Stevenson.
3. U.S., Public Records Index, 1950-1993, Volume 2; Ancestry.com Website.
"Name: George W Stevenson
Birth Date: 27 Sep 1924
Address: PO Box 173
Residence Place: Itmann, West Virginia, USA
Zip Code: 24847-0173"


Ruth Jennings

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; taken on 24 Apr 1930; Page 218B; Image
52 of 75; Family #460/477.
Listed as Ruth Jennings (sic, ???); age 4; born in WV; in household of step-father, Christopher
C. Jennings.
2. 1940 Census; McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Mohegan; E.D. 24-37; taken on 4 Apr
1940; Page 745B; Image 4 of 35; Household #26.
Listed as Ruth Jennings; age 14; born in WV; 7th grade education; attending school; lived in same
house on 1 Apr 1935; in household of step-father?, Christopher C. Jennings.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1944); Page 158; WV Archives Web Site.
George Washington Stevenson; age 20; born at Lex, WV; single; living at Davy, WV; married on
24 Dec 1944 at Davy, WV; Ruth Jennings; age 18; born at Roderfield, WV; single; living at Davy,
WV; with consent of Tisha Jennings, mother of Ruth Jennings and Sadie Stevenson, mother of
George W. Stevenson.


Arson Davis

1. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Precinct 3; taken on 12 Jan 1920; Page
217B; Image 10 of 17; Family #131/134.
Listed as Arson Davis; age 19; born in VA; single; boarder; railroad laborer; in household of Lewis
Fisher.
2. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; taken on 24 Apr 1930; Page 218B; Image
52 of 75; Family #459/476.
Listed as Arson Davis; age 28; born in VA; married at 24; loader in coal mine; head of household.
3. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; Berwind/Newhall; E.D. 24-19; Page 353B;
Image 24 of 46; Household #205.
Listed as Arson Davis; age 38; born in VA; married; 3rd grade education; lived in same place on 1
Apr 1935; no occupation listed; head of household.


Rosie

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; taken on 24 Apr 1930; Page 218B; Image
52 of 75; Family #459/476.
Listed as Rosie Davis; age 33; born in WV; married at 16; in household of husband, Arrson Davis.
2. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; Berwind/Newhall; E.D. 24-19; Page 353B;
Image 24 of 46; Household #205.
Listed as Rosie Davis; age 4; born in WV; married; 5th grade education; lived in same place on 1
Apr 1935; in household of husband, Arson Davis.


Arson Davis

1. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Precinct 3; taken on 12 Jan 1920; Page
217B; Image 10 of 17; Family #131/134.
Listed as Arson Davis; age 19; born in VA; single; boarder; railroad laborer; in household of Lewis
Fisher.
2. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; taken on 24 Apr 1930; Page 218B; Image
52 of 75; Family #459/476.
Listed as Arson Davis; age 28; born in VA; married at 24; loader in coal mine; head of household.
3. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; Berwind/Newhall; E.D. 24-19; Page 353B;
Image 24 of 46; Household #205.
Listed as Arson Davis; age 38; born in VA; married; 3rd grade education; lived in same place on 1
Apr 1935; no occupation listed; head of household.


Rosa Victoria Dunigan

1. West Virginia, Births Index, 1804-1938; WV Archives Website; via Ancestry.com Website.
"Name: Rosa Victoria Dunnagan
Gender: Female
Race: White
Birth Date: 9 Dec 1896
Birth Place: Wyoming Co , West Virginia
Birth County: Wyoming
Father: J E Dunnagan
Mother: Brook D Dunnegan
FHL Film Number: 597575"
2. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1912); Page 93; WV Archives Web Site.
D.H. Brinegar; age 22; born and living in Wyoming Co, WV; son of John Brinegar; married on 19 Oct
1912 at the residence of J.E. Dunigan; Rosy Dunigan; age 16; born and living in Wyoming Co, WV;
daughter of J.E. and Brookie Dunigan.
3. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; taken on 24 Apr 1930; Page 218B; Image
52 of 75; Family #459/476.
Listed as Rosie Davis; age 33; born in WV; married at 16; in household of husband, Arrson Davis.
4. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; Berwind/Newhall; E.D. 24-19; Page 353B;
Image 24 of 46; Household #205.
Listed as Rosie Davis; age 4; born in WV; married; 5th grade education; lived in same place on 1
Apr 1935; in household of husband, Arson Davis.
5. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1945); Page 37; WV Archives Website.
John P. Brewster; age 23; born and living at War, WV; widowed; married on 11 Jul 1945 at War, WV;
Rosa Davis; age 48; born in Wyoming Co, WV; widow; living at War, WV.
6. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Website.
"Name: Rosa V Brewster
[Rosa Brewster]
Gender: Female
Birth Date: 6 Dec 1896
Birth Place: Sunhill Wyom, West Virginia
Death Date: 15 Dec 1996
Father: [No Name]
Mother: [No Name]
SSN: 236781735"
7. FindAGrave.com Website; submitted by Dave Adkins; 2 Apr 2016.
" Rosa V. Brewster
Birth 9 Dec 1896
Death 1 Dec 1996 (aged 99)
Burial
Palm Memorial Gardens
Matheny, Wyoming County, West Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 160378586 "


Haywood Harvey

1. 1920 Census, Appomattox Co, VA; Clover Hill District; taken on 31 Jan 1920; Page 14B; Image
28 of 31; Family #248/255.
Listed as Haywood Harvey; age 12; born in VA; black; in household of father, Robin Harvey.
2. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; taken on 24 Apr 1930; Page 218B; Image
52 of 75; Family #458/475.
Listed as Haywood Harvey; age 24; born in VA; married at ___; negro; section hand on railroad;
head of household.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1945); Page 65; WV Archives Web Site.
Haywood Harvey; age 35; born in VA; divorced; living at Roderfield, WV; married on 10 Jul 1945
at Roderfield, WV; Retha Corpening; age 29; born in NC; divorced; living at Roderfield, WV.
4. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #12931; WV Archives Web Site.
Haywood Harvey; age 39 yrs, 11 mons, 8 days; born 12 Oct 1907 at Pamplin, VA; married;
husband of Retha Harvey; colored; railroad worker; SS# 704-12-5988; living at Roderfield, WV;
son of unknown parents; died 4 Oct 1947; hit by train on railroad bridge; bured 10 Oct 1947
in Roderfield Cemetery; informant, Mrs. Retha Harvey, Roderfield, WV.
5. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Roderfield Cemetery (sic, Iaeger Memorial Cemetery), Roderfield,
McDowell Co, WV; submitted by Walter H. Pack Family; 10 Jun 2013.
Haywood Harvey; born 12 Oct 1907; died 4 Oct 1947; buried here.


Maggie

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; taken on 24 Apr 1930; Page 218B; Image
52 of 75; Family #458/475.
Listed as Maggie Harvey; age 19; born in VA; married at ___; negro; in household of husband,
Haywood Harvey.


Haywood Harvey

1. 1920 Census, Appomattox Co, VA; Clover Hill District; taken on 31 Jan 1920; Page 14B; Image
28 of 31; Family #248/255.
Listed as Haywood Harvey; age 12; born in VA; black; in household of father, Robin Harvey.
2. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; taken on 24 Apr 1930; Page 218B; Image
52 of 75; Family #458/475.
Listed as Haywood Harvey; age 24; born in VA; married at ___; negro; section hand on railroad;
head of household.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1945); Page 65; WV Archives Web Site.
Haywood Harvey; age 35; born in VA; divorced; living at Roderfield, WV; married on 10 Jul 1945
at Roderfield, WV; Retha Corpening; age 29; born in NC; divorced; living at Roderfield, WV.
4. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #12931; WV Archives Web Site.
Haywood Harvey; age 39 yrs, 11 mons, 8 days; born 12 Oct 1907 at Pamplin, VA; married;
husband of Retha Harvey; colored; railroad worker; SS# 704-12-5988; living at Roderfield, WV;
son of unknown parents; died 4 Oct 1947; hit by train on railroad bridge; bured 10 Oct 1947
in Roderfield Cemetery; informant, Mrs. Retha Harvey, Roderfield, WV.
5. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Roderfield Cemetery (sic, Iaeger Memorial Cemetery), Roderfield,
McDowell Co, WV; submitted by Walter H. Pack Family; 10 Jun 2013.
Haywood Harvey; born 12 Oct 1907; died 4 Oct 1947; buried here.


Robin Harvey

1. 1920 Census, Appomattox Co, VA; Clover Hill District; taken on 31 Jan 1920; Page 14B; Image
28 of 31; Family #248/255.
Listed as Robin Harvey; age 64; born in VA; black; farmer; head of household.


Maggie Starling

1. 1900 Census, Henry Co, VA; Horse Pasture District; taken on 5 Jul 1900; Page 37B; Image 38 of
39; Family #335/344.
Listed as Mag Starling; age 38; born in Apr 1862 in VA; black; single; 10 children, 4 living; head of
household.


Martha A. Starling

1. 1900 Census, Henry Co, VA; Horse Pasture District; taken on 5 Jul 1900; Page 37B; Image 38 of
39; Family #335/344.
Listed as Martha A. Starling; age 7; born in Mar 1893 in VA; black; in household of mother, Maggie
Starling.
2. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; taken on 24 Apr 1930; Page 218B; Image
52 of 75; Family #457/474.
Listed as Martha Johnson; age 28; born in VA; widow; negro; married at 22; head of household.
3. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Hensley Hollow; E.D. 24-36; taken on 27
Apr 1940; Page 739B; Image 38 of 48; Household #314.
Listed as Martha Johnson; age 38; born in WV; widow; negro; no education; lived in same place on
1 Apr 1935; head of household.
4. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #'62 018586; WV Archives Web Site.
Martha Johnson; age 78 ys, 5 mons, 3 days; born 26 Jul 1894 in Martinsville, VA; widow; living at
Arlington, WV; negro; daughter of ______and Maggie Sterling; died 29 Dec 1962 at Arlington, WV;
from a coronary thrombosis; buried 2 Jan 1963 in Oak Grove Cemetery, Bluewell, WV; informant;
William Waller, Northfork, WV.


James Johnson

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; taken on 24 Apr 1930; Page 218B; Image
52 of 75; Family #457/474.
Listed as James Johnson; age 9; born in WV; negro; in household of mother, Martha Johnson.


William "Billy" Johnson

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; taken on 24 Apr 1930; Page 218B; Image
52 of 75; Family #457/474.
Listed as Willie Johnson; age 8; born in WV; negro; in household of mother, Martha Johnson.
2. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Hensley Hollow; E.D. 24-36; taken on 27
Apr 1940; Page 739B; Image 38 of 48; Household #314.
Listed as Billy Johnson; age 17; born in WV; negro; no education; lived in same place on
1 Apr 1935; in household of mother, Martha Johnson.


Merlin Coleman

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1929); Page 246; WV Archives Web Site.
Merlin Coleman; age 30; born in Baltimore, MD; single; black; miner; living at Roderfield, WV;
son of Andrew and Martha; married on 1 Mar 1929 at Welch, WV; Lillie Jones; age 23; born in
Henry Co, VA; divorced; black; daughter of Ed and Roxie.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #689; WV Archives Web Site via LDS Web Site.
Merlin Coleman; age 31; in Maryland; miner; married, husband of Lillie Jones; employed by Kingston
Pocahontas Col Co; living at Roderfield, WV; son of unknown parents; died 24 Jan 1930 in
Main Male Ward of Henrietta Dismuke's Hospital, Kimball, WV; from chronic nephritis; buried 26 Jan
1930 at Roderfield, WV.


Lilly Jones

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1929); Page 246; WV Archives Web Site.
Merlin Coleman; age 30; born in Baltimore, MD; single; black; miner; living at Roderfield, WV;
son of Andrew and Martha; married on 1 Mar 1929 at Welch, WV; Lillie Jones; age 23; born in
Henry Co, VA; divorced; black; daughter of Ed and Roxie.
2. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; taken on 24 Apr 1930; Page 218B; Image
52 of 75; Family #456/473.
Listed as Lilly Coleman; age 26; born in VA; widow; married at 24; head of household.