McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families

Notes


Lawrence Richard "Dick" Sizemore

1. U.S., Index to Public Records, 1994-2019; Ancestry.com Website.
"Name: Lawrence Richard Sizemore [R Sizemore Lawrence]
Birth Date: Jan 1943
Residence Date: 2012-2020
Address: 7386 Herndon Rd
Residence: Herndon, West Virginia, USA
Postal Code: 24726
Second Residence Date: 1996-2019
Second Address: Hc 69 Box 59a
Second Residence: Herndon, West Virginia, USA
Second Postal Code: 24726
Third Residence Date: 1992-2015
Third Address: 716 Nolley Ave
Third Residence: Mullens, West Virginia, USA
Third Postal Code: 25882
Fourth Residence Date: 2012
Fourth Address: Hc 68 Box 59b
Fourth Residence: Herndon, West Virginia, USA
Fourth Postal Code: 24726"


Joyce Ann Brown

1. U.S., Index to Public Records, 1994-2019; Ancestry.com Website.
"Name: Joyce Ann Sizemore [A Sizemore Joyce]
Birth Date: Nov 1949
Residence Date: 1994-2020
Address: Hc 69 Box 59b
Residence: Herndon, West Virginia, USA
Postal Code: 24726
Second Residence Date: 1994-2020
Second Address: Hc 69 Box 59a
Second Residence: Herndon, West Virginia, USA
Second Postal Code: 24726
Third Residence Date: 2000
Third Address: 5 Hc 69
Third Residence: Herndon, West Virginia, USA
Third Postal Code: 24726
Fourth Residence Date: 2000
Fourth Address: 598 Hc 69 598
Fourth Residence: Herndon, West Virginia, USA
Fourth Postal Code: 24726"
2. Calfee Funeral Home; Pineville, WV; Posted Obit; picture shown.
"Joyce Brown Sizemore, 63, of Herndon, passed away Tuesday, August 6, 2013 at the University of Virginia Hospital following a long illness.

"Born November 15, 1949 at Mullens, she was the daughter of the late William Jennings Brown and Gladys Tolliver Brown.

"Joyce was a lifelong member of the Church of God of Prophesy, Ravencliff. She enjoyed gardening, glass collecting, cooking and being with her family, especially her grandchildren.

"In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by an infant brother, Rodney Brown.

"Survivors include her husband, Dick Sizemore of the residence.

"2 daughters, Beth Ann Sizemore and Janice Sizemore both of Herndon

"A brother, Danny Brown and wife, Patty of Ravencliff

"3 sisters, Betty Turnmire of Pineville
Barbara Sizemore and her husband, Denver of Lillington, NC
Janice Binion and her son Matthew of Mullens

"5 grandchildren, Andrew and Jordon Sizemore, Sara Bailey, Alex Green and Jacob England

"4 great-grandchildren, Makaleigh Short, Makyia Sizemore, Brodie Lee Griffith and Bentley Andrew Sizemore

"Rev. Michael Dempsey officiating... "
"...Interment; 9 Aug 2013; Pine Grove Church Cemetery; Ravencliff, WV..."


Benjamin "Benny Joe" Cassady

1. "The Register Herald"; Beckley, WV; Sunday, 11 Aug 2013; Newspaper Obit.
"IAEGER — Benny Joe Cassady, age 69, loving Husband, Father, and Grandfather, departed this life on Thursday, August 1st, at his home in Iaeger, surrounded by his family following a long battle with cancer.

"Benny was born on November 1, 1943, in Panther, W.Va. He was the son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Joe Cassady.

"Benny began working in his father’s business at a very young age. He was a self-employed business man from 1977 until his retirement in 2003. He loved his garage and spent all his time there. He was a genius mechanic. Benny was a past McDowell County Board of Education member and President. He was also a veteran of the U.S. Air Force and of the Baptist faith.

"Those left to cherish his memory include his loving wife, Linda, with whom he celebrated 47 years of marriage on January 17th. Loving daughters and sons-in-law, Melissa Cassady Birch and her husband, Mike, and Michelle (Micki) Cassady Mollohan and her husband, Jeff. Precious grandchildren, Breanna Lea Cecil, age 14, Reghan Michelle Mollohan, age 11, and Connor Joe Mollohan, age 8, all of Beckley. Brother-in-law and sister-in-law John Randy and Brenda Lee Garland. Nephew and niece, Mr. and Mrs. Bryan Lee Garland and their son, Elijah, all of Big Sandy, W.Va.

"Other survivors include Drema Bernice Cassady, Mr. and Mrs. Gordon Swartz, and Mr. and Mrs. Gail Webb.

"The family would like to give a special thanks to Hospice Compassus of Princeton, W.Va., Dr. Dave and his staff, and the Beckley VA.

"Honoring Benny’s wishes, he was cremated and there will be no services at this time. A Celebration of Benny’s life will be held at a later date..."


Floyd Cassady

1. Kentucky, U.S., County Marriage Records, 1783-1965; Ancestry.com Website.
"Name: Floyd Cassady
Gender: Male
Marriage Date: 24 Mar 1910
Marriage Place: Martin, Kentucky, USA
Spouse:
Anna Stepp
Film Number: 000838134"
2. 1920 Census, Mingo Co, WV; Warfield District; taken on 6 Jan 1920; Page 194B; Image 3 of 22;
Family #153/163.
Listed as Floyd Cassadey; age 33; born in KY; married; farmer; head of household.


Annie Stepp

1. Kentucky, U.S., County Marriage Records, 1783-1965; Ancestry.com Website.
"Name: Anna Stepp
Gender: Female
Marriage Date: 24 Mar 1910
Marriage Place: Martin, Kentucky, USA
Spouse:
Floyd Cassady"
Film Number: 000838134
2. 1920 Census, Mingo Co, WV; Warfield District; taken on 6 Jan 1920; Page 194B; Image 3 of 22;
Family #153/163.
Listed as Annie Cassadey; age 26; born in KY; married; in household of husband, Floyd Cassady.


Rome Cassady

1. 1920 Census, Mingo Co, WV; Warfield District; taken on 6 Jan 1920; Page 194B; Image 3 of 22;
Family #153/163.
Listed as Rome Cassadey; age 7; born in KY; in household of father, Floyd Cassady.


Elmer Cassady

1. 1920 Census, Mingo Co, WV; Warfield District; taken on 6 Jan 1920; Page 194B; Image 3 of 22;
Family #153/163.
Listed as Elmer Cassadey; age 5; born in KY; in household of father, Floyd Cassady.


Warner Ray Osborne

1. Logan Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1961); Page 62; WV Archives Web Site.
Warren Osborne; age 18; born at Lorado, WV; single; living at Lundale, WV; son of Elmer and Ruth (Lusk) Osborne;
married on 10 Oct 1961 at Lorado, WV; Ovindora Linville; age 16; born at Lorado, WV; single; living in Lundale, WV;
daughter of Berwind and Callie (DeLoch) Linville.
2. US Public Records Index, Vol 1; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Warner Ray Osborne; born 2 Jan 1943; living at PO Box 314, Man, WV 25635 in 1993.


Quindora Linville

1. Logan Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1961); Page 62; WV Archives Web Site.
Warren Osborne; age 18; born at Lorado, WV; single; living at Lundale, WV; son of Elmer and Ruth (Lusk) Osborne;
married on 10 Oct 1961 at Lorado, WV; Ovindora Linville; age 16; born at Lorado, WV; single; living in Lundale, WV;
daughter of Berwind and Callie (DeLoch) Linville.
2. US Public Records Index, Vol 1; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Quindora M. Osborne; born 31 Jul 1945; living at PO Box 314, Man, WV 25635 in 1993.


Otis Lee Osborne

1. US Public Records Index, Vol 1; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Otis L. Osborne; born 3 Aug 1949; living at PO Box 296, Lorado, WV 25630 in 1992.
2. U.S., Index to Public Records, 1994-2019; Ancestry.com Website.
"Name: Otis Lee Osborne
Birth Date: Aug 1949
Residence Date: 2001-2020
Address: Po Box 311
Residence: Lorado, West Virginia, USA
Postal Code: 25630
Second Residence Date: 2001-2014
Second Address: Po Box 96
Second Residence: Lorado, West Virginia, USA
Second Postal Code: 25630
Third Residence Date: 2008
Third Address: Po Box
Third Residence: Lundale, West Virginia, USA
Third Postal Code: 25630
Fourth Residence Date: 1992-2008
Fourth Address: Po Box 296
Fourth Residence: Lorado, West Virginia, USA
Fourth Postal Code: 25630"


Linda Lou

1. US Public Records Index, Vol 1; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Linda Osborne; born 4 Dec 1952; living at PO Box 296, Lorado, WV 25630 in 1993.
2. U.S., Index to Public Records, 1994-2019; Ancestry.com Website.
"Name: Linda Lou Osborne
Birth Date: Dec 1952
Residence Date: 2001-2020
Address: Po Box 311
Residence: Lorado, West Virginia, USA
Postal Code: 25630
Second Residence Date: 2009-2020
Second Address: 28 Picture Perfect Dr
Second Residence: Lorado, West Virginia, USA
Second Postal Code: 25630
Third Residence Date: 1997-2001
Third Address: Rr 16 Box 296
Third Residence: Lorado, West Virginia, USA
Third Postal Code: 25630
Fourth Residence Date: 2001-2014
Fourth Address: Po Box 96
Fourth Residence: Lorado, West Virginia, USA
Fourth Postal Code: 25630"


William Dorsey Osborne

1. Logan Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1946); Page 426; WV Archives Web Site.
Dorsey Osborne; age 19; born and living at Lorado, WV; single; son of Dink and Ethel (Workman) Osborne;
married on 10 Jun 1946 at Logan, WV; Margie Harvey; age 16; born and living at Lorado, WV; single; daughter
of Leon and Ollie (Gibson) Harvey.
2. Social Security Death Index; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Dorsey Osborne; born 6 Jul 1926; died in May 1975; last residence, Lorado, WV; SS #236-36-7856; card issued
in WV before 1951.


Margie Harvey

1. Logan Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1946); Page 426; WV Archives Web Site.
Dorsey Osborne; age 19; born and living at Lorado, WV; single; son of Dink and Ethel (Workman) Osborne;
married on 10 Jun 1946 at Logan, WV; Margie Harvey; age 16; born and living at Lorado, WV; single; daughter
of Leon and Ollie (Gibson) Harvey.


Wendall Dallas Osborne

1. Fayette Co, WV; Marruage Registry; Vol #__(1954); Page 142; Line 13; WV Archives Web Site.
Wendall Osborne; age 21; born in Logan Co, WV; single; assembly man; living at Mahan, WV; son of Dink and
Ethel; married on 20 Nov 1954 at Mahan, WV; Jenette O'Bryan; age 18; born in Logan Co, WV; single; living at
Mahan, WV; daughter of Frank and Dollie.
2. Logan Co, WV; Death Certificate # 72 004255; WV Archives Web Site via LDS Web Site.
Wendall Dallas Osborne; age 36; born 14 Jul 1935 in ____; married; wife also a victum; living at Lundale, WV;
son of William "Dink" and Ethel Z. (Workman) Osborne; died 26 Feb 1972; from drowning; flood from slate dump slide;
"Buffalo Creek Disaster"; buried 11 Mar 1972 in Daniels Cemetery, Saunders, WV.


Jeanette O'Bryan

1. Fayette Co, WV; Marruage Registry; Vol #__(1954); Page 142; Line 13; WV Archives Web Site.
Wendall Osborne; age 21; born in Logan Co, WV; single; assembly man; living at Mahan, WV; son of Dink and
Ethel; married on 20 Nov 1954 at Mahan, WV; Jenette O'Bryan; age 18; born in Logan Co, WV; single; living at
Mahan, WV; daughter of Frank and Dollie.
2. Logan Co, WV; Death Certificate # 72 004253; WV Archives Web Site via LDS Web Site.
Jeanette Osborne; age 35; born 12 Apr 1937 in ____; married; husband also a victum; living at Lundale, WV;
daughter of Frank and Polly Marie (Vealey) O'Bryan; died 26 Feb 1972; from drowning; flood from slate dump slide;
"Buffalo Creek Disaster"; buried 11 Mar 1972 in Daniels Cemetery, Saunders, WV.


Geneva Osborne

1. Logan Co, WV; Death Certificate # 72 004252; WV Archives Web Site via LDS Web Site.
Geneva Osborne; age 16; born 1 Jun 1955 in ____; living at Lundale, WV; daughter of Wendall Dallas and Jeanette
(O'Bryan) Osborne; died 26 Feb 1972; from drowning; flood from slate dump slide;"Buffalo Creek Disaster"; buried
11 Mar 1972 in Daniels Cemetery, Saunders, WV.


Wendall Leo Osborne

1. Logan Co, WV; Death Certificate # 72 004252; WV Archives Web Site via LDS Web Site.
Wendal Leo Osborne; age 15; born 13 Apr 1956 in ____; living at Lundale, WV; daughter of Wendall Dallas and Jeanette
(O'Bryan) Osborne; died 26 Feb 1972; from drowning; flood from slate dump slide;"Buffalo Creek Disaster"; buried
11 Mar 1972 in Daniels Cemetery, Saunders, WV.


Regina Osborne

1. Logan Co, WV; Death Certificate # 72 004252; WV Archives Web Site via LDS Web Site.
Regina Osborne; age 11; born 13 May 1960 in ____; living at Lundale, WV; daughter of Wendall Dallas and Jeanette
(O'Bryan) Osborne; died 26 Feb 1972; from drowning; flood from slate dump slide;"Buffalo Creek Disaster"; buried
11 Mar 1972 in Daniels Cemetery, Saunders, WV.


Carolyn Osborne

1. Logan Co, WV; Death Certificate # 72 004252; WV Archives Web Site via LDS Web Site.
Carolyn Osborne; age ? (infant); born Jun 1970? in ____; living at Lundale, WV; daughter of Wendall Dallas and Jeanette
(O'Bryan) Osborne; died 26 Feb 1972; from drowning; flood from slate dump slide;"Buffalo Creek Disaster"; buried
11 Mar 1972 in Daniels Cemetery, Saunders, WV.


Addison Conrad Christian

1. 1880 Census, McDowell Co, WV, compiled by William A. Marsh, age 769.
Big Creek Township, page 006.
Listed as Addison Christian, age 10 months, in household of father, Mastin Christian.
2. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Browns Creek District, page 88B, Family 33.
Listed as Atterson Christian, age 23, born in Jul 1878, in household of father, Mastin Christian.
3. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; taken on 2 May 1910; Page 205B;
Family #406/423.
Listed as Addy Christian; age 30; born in WV; boarder; house carpenter, in household of A.E. Minter.
4. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Browns Creek District, Princess, taken on 19 Apr 1930, Page 243A,
Family #193.
Listed as Addison Christian, age 53, born in WV, married at 38, farm manager, head of household.
5. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1949); Page 70; WV Archives Web Site.
Addison Christian; age 70; born in McDowell Co, WV; widowed; living at Roderfield, WV; married on 19 Feb 1949
at Roderfield, WV; Willie Mae Dove; age 21; born at Pageton, WV; single; living at Roderfield, WV.
6. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate # '59 012279; WV Archives Web Site.
Addison C. Christian; age 82; born on 18 Jul 1878 at Coalwood, WV; married; living at Roderfield, WV;
son of Maston and Hanna (Trent) Christian; died on 24 Aug 1959 at Roderfield, McDowel Co, WV from
a heart attack; buried on 27 Aug 1959 in Family Cemetery on Christian Mtn, WV; informant, Tom
Christian, Roderfield, WV.
7. McDowell Co, WV Cemeteries, "Addison-Christian Cemetery", Christian Mountain, McDowell Co, WV.
Addison Christian; born Jul 1818 (sic, 1878); died Aug ??
8. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by Liz Olmstead; 30 Nov 2010.
" Addison C. Christian
Birth 18 Jul 1878
Coalwood, McDowell County, West Virginia, USA
Death 24 Aug 1959 (aged 81)
Roderfield, McDowell County, West Virginia, USA
Burial
Addison Christian Cemetery
Roderfield, McDowell County, West Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 62382370"


Willie Mae Dove

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1949); Page 70; WV Archives Web Site.
Addison Christian; age 70; born in McDowell Co, WV; widowed; living at Roderfield, WV; married on
19 Feb 1949 at Roderfield, WV; Willie Mae Dove; age 21; born at Pageton, WV; single; living at
Roderfield, WV.
2. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by Liz Olmstead; 30 Nov 2010.
" Willie Mae Dove Christian
Birth 16 Dec 1927
Pemberton, Raleigh County, West Virginia, USA
Death Mar 1993 (aged 65)
Welch, McDowell County, West Virginia, USA
Burial
Addison Christian Cemetery
Roderfield, McDowell County, West Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 62382398"

Additional Information Posted:
"Willie Mae Christian
"Welch- Willie Mae Chris—
tian. 65. of Roderfieid. died
Thursday was dead on arrival at
a Welch hospital.
"She was bom at Pembermton
the daughter of Mary Johnson
Wimmer of Roderfieid and the
late George W Dove She had
been a resident of the Roderfield
the greater part of our life and
was of the Pentecostal faith.
"Survivors in addition to her
mother are: two daughters,
Louella Music of Roderfield and
Mary Napier of Hensley; one son
Jimmy Christian of Twin
Branch; two sisters. Mary Eliza—
beth Gillespie of Bluefield and
Ida Kozan of Roderfield;
brother, Robert Wimmer of Rod-
erfield; two step-daughters Delia
Addair ef Richmond Va. and
Lealia Dillon of Coalwood:
two step-sons,. Tom Christian of Rod-
afield and Robert Christian of
Alexander. Va.; seven grandchil—
dren and two greatgrand chil-
dran
"Funeral senzices win be con—
ducted Monday at 11 a m. at
Fanning Funeral Home Chapel in
Welch with the Rev Eddie
Thornton officiating Burial will
be in the Christian cemetery
near Roderfield.
"Friends may call at the fu—
neral home today from 6-9 p.m"


Jimmy Dale Christian

1. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Jimmy Dale Christian
[Jimmy D Christian]
Gender: Male
Race: White
Birth Date: 25 May 1949
Birth Place: Ieager McDow, West Virginia
Death Date: 20 Aug 1997
SSN: 232804526
Notes: Feb 1966: Name listed as JIMMY DALE CHRISTIAN;
28 Aug 1997: Name listed as JIMMY D CHRISTIAN"
2. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by Liz Olmstead; 30 Nov 2010.
"Jimmy D. Christian
Birth 25 May 1949
Death 30 Aug 1997 (aged 48)
Burial
Addison Christian Cemetery
Roderfield, McDowell County, West Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 62382327"


William Flippen

1. 1880 Census, Patrick Co, VA; Dan River District; taken on 14/15 Jun 1880; Page 23B; Image 30 of 59;
Family #300/310.
Listed as William Flippen; age 17; born in VA; laborer; in household of mother, Lucinda Flippen.
2. Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940; LDS Web Site.
William Flippen; age 23; born in Patrick Co, VA; son of Cindy Flippen; married on 14 Jan 1886 in Patrick Co, VA;
Hardy Clark; age 22; born in NC; daughter of Abe and E. Clark.
3. 1900 Census, Montgomery Co, VA; Auburn Township, taken on 15 Jun 1900; Page 64A; Image 23 of 33;
Family #203/208.
Listed as William Flippen; age 35; born in VA in Mar 1865; married 15 yrs; Black; railroad laborer; head of household.


Hardy Clark

1. Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940; LDS Web Site.
William Flippen; age 23; born in Patrick Co, VA; son of Cindy Flippen; married on 14 Jan 1886 in Patrick Co, VA;
Hardy Clark; age 22; born in NC; daughter of Abe and E. Clark.
2. 1900 Census, Montgomery Co, VA; Auburn Township, taken on 15 Jun 1900; Page 64A; Image 23 of 33;
Family #203/208.
Listed as Hardie Flippen; age 37; born in VA in Jan 1863; Black; married 15 yrs; 5 children, all living; in
household of husband, William Flippen.
3. 1910 Census, Montgomery Co, VA; Auburn District; taken on 28 Apr 1910; Page 78B; Image 23 of 79;
Family #173/173.
Listed as Hardy Flippen; age 45; born in VA; widow; 5 children, all living; mulatto; head of household.
4. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Tidewater; taken on 15 Jan 1920; Page 156A;
Image 4 of 24; Family #239/288.
Listed as Hardy Flippin; age 50; born in VA; widowed; mulatto; laundress; head of household.
5. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; taken on 8 Apr 1930; Page 126B; Image 12 of 68;
Family #106/117.
Listed as Hardy Flippins; age 74; born in NC (sic, VA); widow; in household of son-in-law, Robert Edmonds.
6. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #8115; WV Archives Web Site.
Hardie Flippin; age 50; born in Patrick Co, VA; widow; Colored; living at Vivian, WV; daughter of Abraham
Clark and unknown mother; died 14 May 1938 at Vivian, WV; due to a cerebral hemorrhage; buried 16 May
1938 in Christiansburg, VA; informant, Flora Slade, Vivian, WV.


Abraham Clark

1. 1910 Census, Montgomery Co, VA; Auburn District; taken on 28 Apr 1910; Page 78B; Image 23 of 79;
Family #172/172.
Listed as Abraham Clark; age 75; born in VA; married 49 yrs; farmer; head of household.
2. North Carolina, U.S., Marriage Records, 1741-2011; Ancestry.com Website.
"Name: Abram Clarke
Gender: Male
Marriage Date: 1861
Marriage Place: Stokes, North Carolina, USA
Spouse:
Emily Brown
Spouse Gender: Female
Event Type: Marriage"


Emily Brown

1. North Carolina, U.S., Marriage Records, 1741-2011; Ancestry.com Website.
"Name: Emily Brown
Gender: Female
Marriage Date: 1861
Marriage Place: Stokes, North Carolina, USA
Spouse:
Abram Clarke
Spouse Gender: Male
Event Type: Marriage"
2. 1910 Census, Montgomery Co, VA; Auburn District; taken on 28 Apr 1910; Page 78B; Image 23
of 79; Family #172/172.
Listed as Emily Clark; age 74; born in VA; married 49 yrs; 18 children, 3 living; in household of
husband, Abraham Clark.
3. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Tidewater; taken on 15 Jan 1920;
Page 156B; Image 5 of 24; Family #239/288.
Listed as Emily Clark; age 90; born in VA; widow; Black; coal mine laborer; in household of
daughter, Hardy (Clark) Flippen.