McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families and Individuals

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James Augustus "Gus" Mitchem Sr

1. 1880 Census, Raleigh Co, WV; Slab Fork District; taken on 16/17 Jun 1880; Page 162A;
Family #103/104.
Listed as James G. Mitchem; age 7 mons; born in WV in Oct; in household of father, Robert T.
Mitchem.
2. McDowell Co, WV Marriage Records transcribed by WPA; Page 75.
James Mitchem; age 18; married Sarah Rose; age not given; on 16 Mar 1897 at Gilliam; McDowell
Co, WV.
3. McDowell Co, WV Web Site, "McDowell Co Marriages" FTP File; Book #2, page 402.
James A. Mitchem, age 18, born in McDowell Co, WV, son of R.T. and Mary E. Mitchem, married
on 16 Mar 1897 Sarah A. Rose, age 16, born in McDowell Co, WV, daughter of Amanuel and
Nancy Rose.
4. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; taken on 15 Jun 1900 Page 101A;
Family #301.
Listed as James Mitchem; age 21; born in WV in 1879; married 4 yrs; coal miner; head of
household.
5. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Book #__(1908); Page 263; WV Archives Web Site.
Gus Mitchem; age 29; born in McDowell Co, WV; widowed; miner; living at Upland, WV; son of
Tomp and Elizabeth; married on 8 Jun 1908 at Eckman, WV; Mandey Jarrell; age 18; born in
McDowell Co, WV; single; daughter of John and ____.
6. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; taken on 25 Apr 1910; Page 280B;
Family #294/294.
Listed as J. Augustus Mitchem; age 29; born in WV; married twice, last time for 1 yr; laborer in
timbering; head of household.
7. McDowell Co, WV; WW I Draft Registration Card #4644; Welch, WV Draft Board; 12 Sep 1918.
Gus Mitchem; age 39; born on 27 Oct 1878; living at Vivian, McDowell Co, WV; timberman for
Peerless Coal & Coke Co, Vivian, WV; nearest relative, Mandy Mitchem; short with medium build;
brown eyes and dark hair.
8. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Eckman; taken on 10 Jan 1920;
Page 49A; Family #147/154.
Listed as Gus Mitchem; age 41; born in WV; married; timberman in coal man; head of household.
9. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Eureaka; taken on 10 Apr 1930;
Page 167A;Family #218/233.
Listed as Gus Mitchem; age 50; born in WV; married at 17; timberman in coal mine; head of
household.
10. Raleigh Co, WV; WW II Draft Registration Card #86; 27 Apr 1942.
Gus Mitchem; age 61; born on 27 Oct 1880 in Raleigh Co, WV; living at Eckman; unemployed;
person who will always know address, Mrs Mandy Mitchem; 5' 6" tall; 145 lbs; gray eyes, gray
hair; ruddy complexion.
11. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1952); Page 360; WV Archives Web Site.
Gus Mitchem; age 73; born in Raleigh Co, WV; widowed; living at Eckman, WV; married on 15
Nov 1952 at Keystone, WV; Margaret Mullins; age 67; born at unknown; widow; living at
Eckman, WV.
12. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #'58 002005; WV Archives Web Site.
James Gus Mitchem; age 79; born at Eckman, WV; married; retired coal miner; living at Eckman,
WV; son of Robert Thompson and Lizzie (Graham) Mitchem; died 23 Feb 1958 in the Welch
Emergency Hospital, Welch, WV; from a pulmonary embolism due to fracture of right femur
caused by fall at home on 21 Feb 1958; buried 25 Feb 1958 in Jarret Cemetery, Eckman, WV;
informant, Robert Mitchem, Maybeury, WV.


Margaret Cline

1. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Sandy River District, page 267A, Family #497.
Listed as Margaret Cline, age 4, born in Feb 1896 in WV, in household of father, Harrison Cline.
2. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Panther; taken on 20 Apr 1910; Page 97A;
Family #39.
Listed as Margaret Cline, age 15, born in WV, in household of father, Harrison Cline.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1916); Page 294; WV Archives Web Site.
Thomas Coleman; age 21; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; laborer; living at Dan, WV; son of
Adam and Reldie; married on 29 Aug 1916 at Dan, WV; Margaret Cline; age 22; born in McDowell
Co, WV; single; daughter of Harrioson and Minnie.
4.1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Lathrope Coal Co; taken 3/5 Jan 1920; Page
255B; Image 6 of 43; Family #67/69.
Listed as Margaret Coleman; age 22; born in WV; married; in household of husband, Albert Thomas
Coleman.
5. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Trace Fork Road; taken 9 Apr 1930; Page
204A; Image 6 of 42; Family #34/35.
Listed as Margaret Coleman; age 31; born in WV; widow; farmer; head of household.
6. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage records, Vol #__(1935); Page 171; WV Archives Web Site.
Arthur Roberts; age 25; born in McDowell Co, WV; farmer; living at Iaeger, WV; son of _______;
married on 3 Apr 1935 at Avondale, WV; Margaret Coleman; age 35; born in McDowell Co, WV;
widow; living at Iaeger, WV; daughter of ________.
7. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1946); Page 27; WV Archives Web Site.
Edward Mullins; age 81; born in Wyoming Co, WV; widowed; living at Mohegan, WV; married on
14 Jun 1946 at Capels, WV; Margaret Cline; age 57; born at Panther, WV; widow; living at
Mohegan, WV.
8. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1952); Page 360; WV Archives Web Site.
Gus Mitchem; age 73; born in Raleigh Co, WV; widowed; living at Eckman, WV; married on 15
Nov 1952 at Keystone, WV; Margaret Mullins; age 67; born at unknown; widow; living at
Eckman, WV.
9. McDowell Co, WV; Death Registry; Vol #__(1961); Browns Creek District; WV Archives Web Site.
Margaret Mitchem; age 75; born 10 Mar 1886 at Panther, WV; widow; living at Capels, WV;
daughter of Harrison and Mandy (Whitt) Cline; died 16 Mar 1961 at Hemphill, WV; from a coronary
thrombosis due to arterioclerosis; buried 20 Mar 1961 in Trap Fork Cemetery, Panther, WV;
informant, Mrs. Lacy Mitchem, Capels, WV.


Dorothy L. Mitchem

1. 1930 census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; Thorpe; taken on 25 Apr 1930; Page 138B;
Family #338/350.
Listed as Dorothy Mitchem; age 5; born in WV; in household of father, Paris N. Mitchem.
2. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkins District; Pageton; E.D. 24-1; taken on 29 Apr 1940;
Page 19A; Image 37 of 42; Household #291.
Listed as Dorothy Mitchem; age 15; born in WV; 6th grade education; attending school;
lived in same place on1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Paris N. Mitchem.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1943); Page 412; WV Archives Web Site.
William E. Brewster; age 18; born in WV; single; living at Eckman, WV; married on 8 Dec 1943 at
Welch, WV; Dorothy Mitchem; age 19; born and living at Pageton, WV; single; with consent of
Judge Circuit Court and May Brewster, mother of William E. Brewster; and, Paris and Bertha
Mitchem, parents of Dorothy Mitchem.
4. McDowell Co WV; Marriage Registry; Vol #__(1947); Page 283; WV Archives Web Site.
Isaac Wiley Jarrett; age 37; born in Eckman, WV; single; living at Thorpe, WV; married on 30 Aug
1947 at Welch, WV; Dorothy L. Mitchem; age 22; born and living at Pageton, WV; divorced.
5. "The Morning Journal"; Cleveland, OH; 7 Mar 2006; Newspaper Obit; Ancestry.com Web Site.
" EATON -- Dorothy L. Spence (nee Mitchem), 81, of Eaton, died Sunday, March 5, 2006, at Villa Camillus, Columbia Station, following a long illness.

"She was born in Pageton, W.Va., and lived in North Eaton since 1966.

"Mrs. Spence had been employed as a machine operator at Reliable Spring and Wire Co., Cleveland.

"Survivors include her sons Billy Jarrett of Lacana, Fla., and Jerry Jarrett of North Eaton; sister, Joan Goins of North Carolina; brothers Russell Mitchem of Charleston, W.Va., Donald Mitchem of Pageton and Paris Mitchem of Virginia; and eight grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Isaac Jarrett; a son, James Jarrett; her parents, Paris and Bertha (nee Graham) Mitchem; sisters Dolla Mae and Catherine; and brothers Junior and Roy.

"Friends may call Wednesday from 11 a.m. until the time of service at 1 p.m. at Bauer-Laubenthal Funeral Home, 38475 Chestnut Ridge Road, Elyria. Joe Madak will officiate. Burial will follow in Butternut Ridge Cemetery, Eaton Township. ..."


Fugate Gabriel

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1944); Page 85; WV Archives Web Site.
Fugate Gabriel; age 23; born and living at Anawalt, WV; single; married on 6 Nov 1944 at Welch,
WV; Catherine Jean Mitchem; age 19; born and living at Pageton, WV; single; with consent of
Bertha Mitchem, mother of Catherine Jean Mitchem.


Catherine Jean Mitchem

1. 1930 census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; Thorpe; taken on 25 Apr 1930; Page 138B;
Family #338/350.
Listed as Katherine Mitchem; age 1 yr, 10 mons; born in WV; in household of father, Paris N.
Mitchem.
2. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkins District; Pageton; E.D. 24-1; taken on 29 Apr 1940;
Page 19A; Image 37 of 42; Household #291.
Listed as Kathyrn Mitchem; age 11; born in WV; 3rd grade education; attending school;
lived in same place on1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Paris N. Mitchem.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1944); Page 85; WV Archives Web Site.
Fugate Gabriel; age 23; born and living at Anawalt, WV; single; married on 6 Nov 1944 at Welch,
WV; Catherine Jean Mitchem; age 19; born and living at Pageton, WV; single; with consent of
Bertha Mitchem, mother of Catherine Jean Mitchem.


Dollie Mae Mitchem

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkins District; Pageton; E.D. 24-1; taken on 29 Apr 1940;
Page 19A; Image 37 of 42; Household #291.
Listed as Dolly Mitchem; age 3; born in WV; in household of father, Paris N. Mitchem.


Robert Allen Goins

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1965); Page 253; WV Archives Web Site.
Robert Allen Goins; age 23; born 14 Oct 1941 in Anawalt, WV; divorced; one previous marriage;
living at Box 67, Anawalt, WV; son of Sam and Gertrude (Blevins) Goins; married on 8 Jan 1965 at
Anawalt, WV; Joan Elois Mitchem; age 20; born in Welch, WV; single; no previous marriage; living at
Box 424, Pageton, WV; daughter of Paris and Bertha (Green) Mitchem; with consent of Paris N. and
Bertha Mitchem, parents of Joan Elois Mitchem.


Joan Elose Mitchem

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1965); Page 253; WV Archives Web Site.
Robert Allen Goins; age 23; born 14 Oct 1941 in Anawalt, WV; divorced; one previous marriage;
living at Box 67, Anawalt, WV; son of Sam and Gertrude (Blevins) Goins; married on 8 Jan 1965 at
Anawalt, WV; Joan Elois Mitchem; age 20; born in Welch, WV; single; no previous marriage; living at
Box 424, Pageton, WV; daughter of Paris and Bertha (Green) Mitchem; with consent of Paris N. and
Bertha Mitchem, parents of Joan Elois Mitchem.
2. "Bluefield Daily Telegraph"; Bluefield, WV; 7 Aug 2009; Newspaper Obit via Ancestry.com Web Site.
"ICARD, N.C. — Joan Elose Goins, age 64, of Icard, N.C., formerly of Anawalt, W.Va., went to be with the Lord Monday, August 3, 2009 at Catawba Valley Medical Center in Hickory, N.C. after a long illness. Born September 27, 1944 in McDowell County, W.Va., she was the daughter of the late Paris Mitchem and Bertha Graham Mitchem. She was a former member of the Long Point Missionary Baptist Church, Anawalt, W.Va. (Spencers Curve), was a former resident of Anawalt, and had resided in Icard, N.C. for the past 24 years. Other than her parents, she was preceded in death by one son, Michael Goins; also three sisters, Dorothy Spence, Katherine Gable, Dolly Mae Goins; also two brothers, Junior Mitchem and Roy Mitchem.She is survived by her husband, Robert Goins of Icard, N.C.; one son, Robert Allen Goins, II and wife Roseanna of Taylorsville, N.C.; two daughters, Debbie Preston and husband Todd of Taylorsville, N.C., Samantha Mullins and husband Randy of Chapmansville, W.Va.; three brothers, Paris A. Mitchem of Abbs Valley, Va., Russell "Jack" Mitchem and wife Dicie of Charleston, W.Va., Donald Mitchem and wife Caroline of Pageton, W.Va.; several grandchildren, nieces, and nephews.Funeral services will be held Friday, August 7, 2009 at 1:00 p.m. at the Widener Funeral Home Chapel, Northfork, W.Va. with the Rev. Donnie Farmer officiating. Burial will follow at the Goins Family Cemetery, Anawalt, W.Va..."


Junior Verlie Mitchem

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1952); Page 329; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Junior Verlie Mitchem; age 27; born at Capels, WV; single; living at Justice, WV; married on
8 Mar 1952 at Capels, WV; Patty Jean Harrison, age 18; born in Logan Co, WV; single; living at
Welch, WV; with consent of Maude Hatfield and Jim Harrison, parents of Patty Jean Harrison.
2. Ohio Divorce Index, 1962-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Junior V. Mitchem; divorced Heather M. Mitchem; 26 Nov 1976; 11 yrs of marriage; in Columbus,
Franklin Co, OH; 1 minor child.
3. Ohio Deaths, 1908-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Junior V. Mitchem; born 7 Sep 1924 in WV; died 9 May 1997 at home in Columbus, Franklin Co,
OH; SS#234-36-8333; divorced; 9th grade education; painter; parents, Mitchem and Mullens.


Patty Jean Harrison

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1952); Page 329; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Junior Verlie Mitchem; age 27; born at Capels, WV; single; living at Justice, WV; married on
8 Mar 1952 at Capels, WV; Patty Jean Harrison, age 18; born in Logan Co, WV; single; living at
Welch, WV; with consent of Maude Hatfield and Jim Harrison, parents of Patty Jean Harrison.


Charles Floyd Mitchem

1. McDowell Co, WV; Death Registry; Vol #__(1952); Browns Creek District; WV Archives Web Site.
Charles Floyd Mitchem; born and died 9 Dec 1952 in Welch, WV; son of Junior Verlie and Patty
Jean (Harrison) Mitchem; stillborn; late abortion complete; no burial information.


Junior Verlie Mitchem

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1952); Page 329; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Junior Verlie Mitchem; age 27; born at Capels, WV; single; living at Justice, WV; married on
8 Mar 1952 at Capels, WV; Patty Jean Harrison, age 18; born in Logan Co, WV; single; living at
Welch, WV; with consent of Maude Hatfield and Jim Harrison, parents of Patty Jean Harrison.
2. Ohio Divorce Index, 1962-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Junior V. Mitchem; divorced Heather M. Mitchem; 26 Nov 1976; 11 yrs of marriage; in Columbus,
Franklin Co, OH; 1 minor child.
3. Ohio Deaths, 1908-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Junior V. Mitchem; born 7 Sep 1924 in WV; died 9 May 1997 at home in Columbus, Franklin Co,
OH; SS#234-36-8333; divorced; 9th grade education; painter; parents, Mitchem and Mullens.


William Edward "Bill" Mitchem

1. 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 William Mitchem; age 8; born in WV; 2nd grade education; attending school; lived in
same place on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Garfield R. Mitchem.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1951); Page64 ; WV Archives Web Site.
William E. Mitchem; age 19; born at Pageton, WV; single; living at Worth, WV; married on
6 Nov 1951 at Keystone; Margaret L. Hicks; age 16; born and living at Elkhorn, WV; single;
with consent of Garfield and Bonanza Mitchem, parents of William E. Mitchem; and James and
Elizabeth Hicks, parents of Margaret L. Hicks.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1952); Page 181; WV Archives Web Site.
William Edward Mitchem; age 20; born at Pageton, WV; divorced; living at Keystone, WV;
married on 23 Aug 1952 at Pageton, WV; Lucy Cochran; age 20; born and living at Pageton,
WV; single; with consent of Bonanza Mitchem, father deceased, mother of William Edward
Mitchem; and Tom and Susie Cochran, parents of Lucy Cochran.
4. US Public Records Index, Vol 1; Ancestry.com Web Site.
William E. Mitchem; born 20 Feb 1932; living at 192 Snyder Rd, Gray, TN 37615 in 1993.
(Birth date is same as wife's, maybe incorrect)


Lucy R. Cochran

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1952); Page 181; Ancestry.com Web Site.
William Edward Mitchem; age 20; born at Pageton, WV; divorced; living at Keystone, WV;
married on 23 Aug 1952 at Pageton, WV; Lucy Cochran; age 20; born and living at Pageton,
WV; single; with consent of Bonanza Mitchem, father deceased, mother of William Edward
Mitchem; and Tom and Susie Cochran, parents of Lucy Cochran.
2. US Public Records Index, Vol 1; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Lucy R. Mitchem; born 20 Feb 1932; living at 192 Snyder Rd, Gray, TN 37615 in 1993.
(Birth date is same as husband's, maybe incorrect)


Simon H. Mitchem

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Eureka; taken on 11 Apr 1930; Page 169A;
Family #275/290.
Listed as Simon Mitchem; age 4 yrs, 11 mons; born in WV; in household of mother, Minerva Belcher
Bishop Mitchem.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1952); Page 382; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Simon H. Mitchem; age 26; born at Eckman, WV; single; living at Landgraff, WV; married on 5 Apr
1952 at Welch, WV; Goldie Lee Church; age 30; born in Borderland, KY; widow; living at Eckman,
WV.
3. Social Security Death Index; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Simon H. Mitchem; born 2 Oct 1925; died 15 Dec 2000; last residence, Rocky Mount, Franklin
Co, VA; SS#234-32-6097; card issued in WV before 1951.


Goldie Lee McPherson

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1952); Page 382; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Simon H. Mitchem; age 26; born at Eckman, WV; single; living at Landgraff, WV; married on 5 Apr
1952 at Welch, WV; Goldie Lee Church; age 30; born in Borderland, KY; widow; living at Eckman,
WV.


Baby Boy Mitchem

1. McDowell Co, WV; Death Registry; Browns Creek District; Vol #__(1944); Page 305; WV Archives
Web Site.
Baby Boy Mitchem; born and died 19 Jul 1944 at Welch, WV; premature; parents, Simon and
Goldie (McPhearson) Mitchem.


Bonnie Ann Mitchem

1. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #1697; WV Archives Web Site.
Bonnie Ann Mitchem; age 6 mons, 3 days; born 18 Jul 1949 at Landgraff, WV; living at Landgraff,
WV; daughter of Simon and Goldie (McPherson) Mitchem; died 12 Jan 1950 in Stevens Clinic,
Welch, WV from tracho-bronchitis with asphyxiation due to upper respiratory infection; autopsy
performed; buried 23 Jan 1950 in Eureka Cemetery, Eckman, WV; informant, Simon Mitchem.