McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV; Families and Individuals

Notes


Clifford Cassell Mitchem

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Davy; taken Apr 1930; Page 193B; Image
2 of 75; Family #14/15.
Listed as Clifford Mitchem; age 6; born in WV; in household of father, Elihue L. Mitchem.
2. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Mile Branch; E.D. 24-60; Page 1184B; Image
6 of 132; Household #47.
Listed as Clifford C. Mitchem; age 16; born in WV; 5th grade education; not attending school;
lived in same house on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Elihue L. Mitchem.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1954); Page 412; WV Archives Web Site.
Clifford Casel Mitchem; age 30; born in Eckman, WV; single; living at Avondale, WV; married on
29 Jun 1954 at Maitland, WV; Selwyn Agnes Roberson; age 18; born at Kimball, WV; single;
living at Avondale, WV; with consent of Mary Roberson, mother of Selwyn Agnes Mitchem
(sic, Roberson); mother and father divorced.
4. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Clifford Casel Mitchem [Clifford Mitchem]
Gender: Male
Race: White
Birth Date: 16 Nov 1923
Birth Place: Avondale, West Virginia
Death Date: Mar 1980
Father:
Elihue Mitchem
Mother:
Kattie Addair
SSN: 234302753
Notes: Jul 1941: Name listed as CLIFFORD CASEL MITCHEM;
30 Dec 1987: Name listed as CLIFFORD MITCHEM"
5. Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014; Ancestry.com Website.
"Name: Clifford Mitchem
Social Security Number: 234-30-2753
Birth Date: 16 Nov 1923
Issue Year: Before 1951
Issue State: West Virginia
Last Benefit: 24844, Iaeger, Mcdowell, West Virginia, USA
Death Date: Mar 1980"


Selwyn Agnes Roberson

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1954); Page 412; WV Archives Web Site.
Clifford Casel Mitchem; age 30; born in Eckman, WV; single; living at Avondale, WV; married on
29 Jun 1954 at Maitland, WV; Selwyn Agnes Roberson; age 18; born at Kimball, WV; single;
living at Avondale, WV; with consent of Mary Roberson, mother of Selwyn Agnes Mitchem
(sic, Roberson); mother and father divorced.
2. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Website.
"Name: Selwyn Agness Mitchem [Selwyn A Mitchem] [Selwyn Agness Roberson]
Gender: Female
Race: White
Birth Date: 19 Nov 1935
Birth Place: McDowell, West Virginia
Death Date: 17 Apr 1997
Father:
Dewey C Roberson
Mother:
Mary Woodward
SSN: 275401255
Notes: Jun 1961: Name listed as SELWYN AGNESS MITCHEM;
25 Apr 1997: Name listed as SELWYN A MITCHEM"
3. FindAGrave.com Website; submitted by Lore; 17 dec 2015.
" Selwyn A. Mitchem
Birth 19 Nov 1935
McDowell County, West Virginia, USA
Death 17 Apr 1997 (aged 61)
Princeton, Mercer County, West Virginia, USA
Burial
Woodlawn Memorial Park
Bluewell, Mercer County, West Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 156133957"


William Howard Mitchem

1. FindAGrave.com Website; submitted by Lqqkn4Family; 18 Mar 2016.
" William Howard Mitchem
Birth 11 Nov 1955
Welch, McDowell County, West Virginia, USA
Death 15 Jan 2015 (aged 59)
Bluefield, Mercer County, West Virginia, USA
Burial
Woodlawn Memorial Park
Bluewell, Mercer County, West Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 159691682"

Additional Information Posted:
"William Howard Mitchem

"Born: September 11, 1955
Died: January 15, 2015

"William Howard Mitchem, 59, of Princeton, West Virginia passed away on Wednesday, January 15, 2015 at Bluefield Regional Medical Center in Bluefield, West Virginia.
William was born on September 11, 1955 in Welch, West Virginia to the late Clifford and Selwyn Roberson Mitchem. He had been a resident of Princeton form most of his life. He was employed as a greens keeper at Princeton Elks Golf Country Club.

"Survivors Include:
One Sister:
Roberta Bailey of Avondale, West Virginia
Cousin:
Kenneth L. Mitchem of Bluefield, West Virginia

"Funeral service will be held on Saturday, January 17, 2015 at 11:00 a.m. at Cravens-Shires Funeral Home in Bluefield (Bluewell), West Virginia with Elder Lonnie Mullins and Elder Dennie Mullins officiating the service. Burial will follow at Woodlawn Memorial Park in Bluewell, West Virginia where Kenneth Mitchem, Paul Melvin, Arnold Mitchem, James Bailey, Jamie Bailey and Keith Roberson will serve as pallbearers.

"The family will be receiving friends and relatives on Friday, January 18, 2015 from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at the funeral home."


Theodore Mitchem

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; Pageton; taken on 19 Apr 1930; Page 133B;
Family #253/258.
Listed as Theodore Mitchem; age 4 yrs, 5 mons; born in WV; in household of father, Allen S.
Mitchem.
2. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; Pageton; E.D. 24-1; taken on 26 Apr 1940;
Page 18A; Image 37 of 44; Household #275.
Listed as Theodore Mitchem; age 14; born in WV; 6th grade education; attending school; lived in
same place on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Squire A. Mitchem.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1954); Page 464; WV Archives Web Site.
Theodore Mitchem; age 28; born at Pageton, WV; single; living at Anawalt, WV; married on 26
Jul 1954 at Anawalt, WV; Elizabeth Mary Daughtery; age 27; born in Philadelphia, PA; divorced;
living at Anawalt, WV.


Elizabeth Mary

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1954); Page 464; WV Archives Web Site.
Theodore Mitchem; age 28; born at Pageton, WV; single; living at Anawalt, WV; married on 26
Jul 1954 at Anawalt, WV; Elizabeth Mary Daughtery; age 27; born in Philadelphia, PA; divorced;
living at Anawalt, WV.


Elizabeth Mary

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1954); Page 464; WV Archives Web Site.
Theodore Mitchem; age 28; born at Pageton, WV; single; living at Anawalt, WV; married on 26
Jul 1954 at Anawalt, WV; Elizabeth Mary Daughtery; age 27; born in Philadelphia, PA; divorced;
living at Anawalt, WV.


James Garfield "Jim" Mitchem

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; Pageton; taken on 19 Apr 1930; Pasge 135A; Image
29 of 36; Family #277/283.
Listed as James Mitchem; age 7 mons; born in WV; in household of father, Garfield R. Mitchem.
2. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Eckman; E.D.24-44; taken on 8 Apr 1940;
Page 982B; Image 21 of 27; Household #169.
Listed as James Mitchem; age 10; born in WV; 4th grade education; attending school; lived in
same place on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Garfield R. Mitchem.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1954); Page 184; WV Archives Web Site.
James Garfield Mitchem; age 24; born at Pageton, WV; single; living at Worth, WV; married on
12 Feb 1954 at Davy, WV; Barbara Mae Bowman; age 20; born and living at Eckman, WV; single;
with consent of Fred and Jessie Bowman, father and mother.
4. US Public Records Index, Vol 1; Ancestry.com Web Site.
James G. Mitchem; born _____; living at 4944 Reeds Valley Road, Castlewood, VA 24224.


Barbara Mae "Bobbie" Bowman

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1954); Page 184; WV Archives Web Site.
James Garfield Mitchem; age 24; born at Pageton, WV; single; living at Worth, WV; married on
12 Feb 1954 at Davy, WV; Barbara Mae Bowman; age 20; born and living at Eckman, WV; single;
with consent of Fred and Jessie Bowman, father and mother.
2. US Public Records Index, Vol 1; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Barbara M. Mitchem; born _____; living at 4944 Reeds Valley Road, Castlewood, VA 24224.


Robert Billy Mitchem

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; Thorpe; E.D. 24-6; Page 126A; Image 27 of 48;
Household #235.
Listed as Billy Mitchem; age 7; born in WV; no education; attending school; lived in McDowell Co,
WV on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, James C. Mitchem.
2. "The Register Herald", Beckley, WV, Friday 15 Apr 2005, Newspaper obit.
"PRINCETON -- George J. "Junior" Mitchem, 77, of Clemson Circle, Princeton, died Wednesday,
April 13, 2005, at Summer Continuous Care in Hinton. "Born Oct. 25, 1927, at Thorpe, he was the son of the late James Charles Mitchem and Ida Mae Presley Mitchem... "In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Loetta A. Bostic Mitchem; and three sisters, Beatrice Rose, Ola Mae Nixon and Phyllis Irene Hayes. "Survivors include two brothers, Robert B. Mitchem and Donald Ray Mitchem, both of Owassa, Mich.; and a host of nieces and nephews...."
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1954); Page 438; WV Archives Web Site.
Robert Billy Mitchem; age 21; born at Pageton, WV; single; living at Thorpe, WV; married on 10
Jul 1954 at Anawalt, WV; Patsy Elizabeth Bowman; age 21; born at Jenkinjones, WV; single;
living at Pageton, WV.
4. FindAGrave,com Web Site; Hillcrest Memorial Gardens; Owosso, Shiawassee Co, MI; submitted by
Theron and Helen Smith; 17 Oct 2011.
Robert "Bill" Mitchem; born 17 Sep 1932; died 16 Oct 2001; buried here; picture shown.


Patsy Elizabeth Bowman

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1954); Page 438; WV Archives Web Site.
Robert Billy Mitchem; age 21; born at Pageton, WV; single; living at Thorpe, WV; married on 10
Jul 1954 at Anawalt, WV; Patsy Elizabeth Bowman; age 21; born at Jenkinjones, WV; single;
living at Pageton, WV.


Baby Boy Mitchem

1. McDowell Co, WV Death Registry; Vol #__(1954); Browns Creek District; WV Archives Web Site.
Baby Boy Mitchem; born and died 22 Aug 1954 in Grace Hospital, Welch, WV; stillborn; from
anoxia; son of Robert Billy and Patsy Elizabeth Mitchem; buried 22 Aug 1954 in Family Cemetery;
informant, mother.


Robert Billy Mitchem

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; Thorpe; E.D. 24-6; Page 126A; Image 27 of 48;
Household #235.
Listed as Billy Mitchem; age 7; born in WV; no education; attending school; lived in McDowell Co,
WV on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, James C. Mitchem.
2. "The Register Herald", Beckley, WV, Friday 15 Apr 2005, Newspaper obit.
"PRINCETON -- George J. "Junior" Mitchem, 77, of Clemson Circle, Princeton, died Wednesday,
April 13, 2005, at Summer Continuous Care in Hinton. "Born Oct. 25, 1927, at Thorpe, he was the son of the late James Charles Mitchem and Ida Mae Presley Mitchem... "In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Loetta A. Bostic Mitchem; and three sisters, Beatrice Rose, Ola Mae Nixon and Phyllis Irene Hayes. "Survivors include two brothers, Robert B. Mitchem and Donald Ray Mitchem, both of Owassa, Mich.; and a host of nieces and nephews...."
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1954); Page 438; WV Archives Web Site.
Robert Billy Mitchem; age 21; born at Pageton, WV; single; living at Thorpe, WV; married on 10
Jul 1954 at Anawalt, WV; Patsy Elizabeth Bowman; age 21; born at Jenkinjones, WV; single;
living at Pageton, WV.
4. FindAGrave,com Web Site; Hillcrest Memorial Gardens; Owosso, Shiawassee Co, MI; submitted by
Theron and Helen Smith; 17 Oct 2011.
Robert "Bill" Mitchem; born 17 Sep 1932; died 16 Oct 2001; buried here; picture shown.


James Ray Mitchem

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1953); Page 160; WV Archives Web Site.
James Ray Mitchem; age 21; born in Pageton, WV; single; living at Anawalt, WV; married on 11
Apr 1953 at Anawalt, WV; Mildred Maine Newsome; age 16; born at Leckie, WV; single; living
at Pageton, WV; with consent of Ottis and Ellen Newsome, parents of Mildred Maxine Newsome.


Mildred Maxine Newsom

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1953); Page 160; WV Archives Web Site.
James Ray Mitchem; age 21; born in Pageton, WV; single; living at Anawalt, WV; married on 11
Apr 1953 at Anawalt, WV; Mildred Maine Newsome; age 16; born at Leckie, WV; single; living
at Pageton, WV; with consent of Ottis and Ellen Newsome, parents of Mildred Maxine Newsome.


Paul Joseph Mitchem

1. 1940 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Barkers Ridge District; E.D. 55-4; taken on 24 Apr 1940;
page 82A; Image 21 of 54; Household #182.
Listed as Paul Mitchum; age 7; born in WV; no education; attending school; lived in same house
on 1 Apr 1935; in household of grandfather, Samuel P. Mitchem, with parents.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1953); Page 439; WV Archives Web Site.
Paul Joseph Mitchem; age 21; born at Bud, WV; single; living at Pineville, WV; married on 10
Sep 1953 at Welch, WV; Bobby Jean Caskey; age 17; born at Yukon, WV; single; living at
Hemphill, WV; with consent of Lenora Caskey, mother of Bobby Jean Caskey; father deceased.


Bobbie Jean Caskey

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Marytown; E.D. 24-36; taken on 23 Apr 1940;
Page 732B; Image 24 of 48; Household #201.
Listed as Bobby Casky; age 3; born in WV; in household of father, James S. Caskey.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1953); Page 439; WV Archives Web Site.
Paul Joseph Mitchem; age 21; born at Bud, WV; single; living at Pineville, WV; married on 10
Sep 1953 at Welch, WV; Bobby Jean Caskey; age 17; born at Yukon, WV; single; living at
Hemphill, WV; with consent of Lenora Caskey, mother of Bobby Jean Caskey; father deceased.


Parkey Lazelle Mitchem

1. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #16909; WV Archives Web Site.
Parkey Lazelle Mitchem; age 1 yr, 2 mons, 4 days; born 1 Oct 1951 in WV; living at Pineville, WV;
daughter of Paul and Bobby J. (Caskey) Mitchem; died 5 Dec 1952 in the Welch Emergency
Hospital, Welch, WV; from dehydration and malnutrition due to gastro-enteritis; buried 7 Dec __
in Hickory Ridge Cemetery; informant, Lenore Caskey.


Raymond L. Mitchem

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1952); Page 298; WV Archives Web Site.
Raymond L. Mitchem; age 22; born and living at Coalwood, WV; single; married on 23 Feb 1952
at Six, WV; Pearlie Stanley; age 22; born at Six, WV; single; living at Coalwood, WV.


Pearl Adeline Stanley

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; Coalwood; taken on 9 May 1930; Page 82B;
Family #87/87.
Listed as Pearly Stanley; age 4 mons; born in WV; in household of father, David Stanley.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1952); Page 298; WV Archives Web Site.
Raymond L. Mitchem; age 22; born and living at Coalwood, WV; single; married on 23 Feb 1952
at Six, WV; Pearlie Stanley; age 22; born at Six, WV; single; living at Coalwood, WV.
3. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by Richard Blunk; 18 Sep 2012; maintained by Kathy Griffin.
" Pearlie Adeline Stanley Mitchem
Birth 11 Jan 1930
West Virginia, USA
Death 13 Sep 2012 (aged 82)
Indiana, USA
Burial
Nebo Memorial Park Cemetery
Martinsville, Morgan County, Indiana, USA "

Additional Information Posted:
"Pearlie Adeline (Stanley) Mitchem, 82, Martinsville, passed away at 9:35 AM on Thursday, September 13, 2012 at Indiana University Health Morgan Hospital while surrounded by her family.

"She was born on Saturday, January 11, 1930 in Six, West Virginia to the late Dave and Cythia (Coleman) Stanley. Pearlie later married Raymond Lee Mitchem on February 26, 1952.

"Along with her husband, Pearlie is survived by her sons, Kenny Mitchem ( Leigh Ann) of Owen's Cross Roads, Alabama, Ervin Mitchem (Beverly) of Edwardsport, Calvin Mitchem (Lisa) Mooresville and Mark Mitchem (Debbie) of Morgantown; daughters, Karen Bailey (Doug) and Kathy Griffin (David) both of Martinsville; 10 grandchildren, and 13 great- grandchildren.

"Pearlie was preceded in death by her brothers, Lawrence Stanley, Edward "Bus" Stanley, Ellis "Preacher" Stanley, and Lonnie "Skunk" Stanley; sisters, Grace Stanley Booth, Eula Mitchell, Ella Mae Stanley, Ida "Teanis" Johnson and Betty Pack.

"Funeral Services will be 1:00 p.m. on Sunday, September 16, 2012 at Costin Funeral Chapel with Rev. Dewayne Schmidt officiating. Visitation will be on Saturday, September 15, 2012 from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at Costin Funeral Chapel and one hour prior to the funeral service on Sunday.

"Burial will be at Nebo Memorial Park Cemetery in Martinsville."


George Mitchem

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; taken on 15 Apr 1930; Page 260A;
Family #333.
Listed as George Mitchem; age 4 mons; born in WV; in household of father, John Mitchem.
2. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Mile Branch; E.D. 24-60; taken on 5 Apr
1940; Page 1185A; Image 7 of 132; Household #52.
Listed as George Mitchem; age 11; born in WV; 4th grade education; attending school;
lived in same house on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, John H. Mitchem.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol __(1951); Page 188; WV Archives Web Site.
George Mitchem; age 22; born and living at Avondale, WV; single; was issued a license to marry
on 29 Dec 1951 in McDowell Co, WV; Nellie Jo Fields; age 21; born in KY; single; living at
Mohegan, WV; no reurn by a minister. (Marriage may not have taken place)
4. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1952); Page 449; WV Archives Web Site.
George Mitchem; age 23; born and living at Avondale, WV; single; married on 25 Dec 1952 at
Crumpler, WV; Ann Ruth Sizemore; age 19; born at Keystone, WV; single; living at Iaeger, WV;
with consent of Sherman Sizemore, father of Ann Ruth Sizemore.


Ann Ruth Sizemore

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1952); Page 449; WV Archives Web Site.
George Mitchem; age 23; born and living at Avondale, WV; single; married on 25 Dec 1952 at
Crumpler, WV; Ann Ruth Sizemore; age 19; born at Keystone, WV; single; living at Iaeger, WV;
with consent of Sherman Sizemore, father of Ann Ruth Sizemore.