McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV; Families and Individuals

Notes


William L. Mitchem

1. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; taken on 18 May 1910; Page 86A; Family #162/162.
Listed as William L. Mitchem; age 8; born in WV; in household of father, Henry Mitchem.
2. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; Pageton; taken on 29 Jan 1920; Page 268B;
Family # 260/261.
Listed as William L. Mitchem; age 18; born in WV; in household of father, Henry P. Mitchem.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1923); Page 192; WV Archives Web Site.
Will Mitchem; age 21; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; miner; living at Kyle, WV; son of Henry
and Susie; married on 2 Sep 1923 at Maitland, WV; Maude Hankins; age 24; born in Franklin Co, VA;
widow; daughter of James and Emeline.
4.1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; Pageton; taken on 18 Apr 1930; Page 132B; Image 24
of 36; Family #231/237.
Listed as Will Mitchem; age 28; born in WV; married at 21; loader in coal mine; head of household.


Maude Alice Findley

1. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; taken on ___May 1910; Page 13A; Image 25 of 30;
Family #224/239.
Listed as Maude Findley; age 15; born in VA; in household of father, James M. Findley.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1912); Page 368; WV Archives Web Site.
Mat Hankins; age 23; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; miner; living at Gary, WV; son of Moses and
Rebecca; married on 19 Apr 1912 at Wilcoe, WV; Maudie Findley; age 18; born in Grayson Co, VA;
single; daughter of J.M. and Emmeline; information given by J.M. Findley.
3. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; Havaco; taken on 31 Jan/2 Feb 1920; Page 166A;
Image 1 of 13; Family #343/370.
Listed as Maudie Hankins; age 23; born in WV; married; in household of husband, Mat Hankins.
4. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1923); Page 192; WV Archives Web Site.
Will Mitchem; age 21; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; miner; living at Kyle, WV; son of Henry
and Susie; married on 2 Sep 1923 at Maitland, WV; Maude Hankins; age 24; born in Franklin Co, VA;
widow; daughter of James and Emeline.
5.1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; Pageton; taken on 18 Apr 1930; Page 132B; Image 24
of 36; Family #231/237.
Listed as Maud Mitchem; age 34; born in VA; married at 18; in household of husband, William L. Mitchem.
6. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #60 005510; WV Archives Web Site.
Maude Alice Mitchem; age 64; born 4 Jun 1865 in Grayson Co, VA; married; living at Hampton
Roads, WV; daughter of Monroe and Emily (Blevins) Findley; died 6 Apr 1960 at Hampton Roads,
WV; from a coronary thrombosis due to artersclerosis; buried 10 Apr 1960 in Iaeger Memorial,
Roderfield, WV; informant, W.L. Mitchem, Big Sandy, WV.
7. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 21 Sep 2014.
Maude Alice Mitchem; born 4 Jun 1895; died 6 Apr 1960; birued here; headstone photo shown; "IN GODS CARE".


Robert E. Lee Mitchem

1. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; taken on 17 May 1910; Page 85B;
Family #152/152.
Listed as Lee Mitchem; age 11; born in WV; in household of father, Samuel Mitchem.
2. McDowell Co, WV; WW I Draft Registration Card #1558; 12 Sep 1918; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Robert E. Lee Mitchem; age 19; born 20 May 1899; living at Dearing, WV; employed by United
State C & C Co, Filbert, WV; nearest relative, Sallie Mitchem; medium height and build; black eyes
and black hair.
3. 1920 Census; McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; Blackwolf; taken on 7/8 Jan 1920; Page 274A;
Family #351/354.
Listed as Lee Mitchem; age 20; born in WV; in household of father, Samuel Mitchem.
4. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1921); Page 393; WV Archives Web Site.
Robert L. Mitchem; age 22; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; farmer; living at Dearing, WV; son
of Sam and Sallie; married on 30 Jul 1921 at Dearing, WV; Brookie Spence; age 18; born in
McDowell Co, WV; single; daughter of Jonah and Lou.
5. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; South Forks Rural Section; taken on 15 Apr 1930;
Page 139B; Image 2 of 21; Family #11/11.
Listed as Lee Mitchem; age 30; born in WV; married at 23; farmer; head of household.
6. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; Filbert; E.D. 24-7; Page 151B; Image 26 of 28;
Household #195.
Listed as Lee Mitchem; age 40; born in WV; married; 6th grade education; lived in same place on
1 Apr 1935; miner; head of household.
7. Social Security Death Index; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Robert L. Mitchem; born 20 May 1899; died 18 Feb 1991; last residence, Gary, McDowell Co, WV;
SS #233-12-2544; card issued in WV before 1951.


Brookie Spence

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1921); Page 393; WV Archives Web Site.
Robert L. Mitchem; age 22; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; farmer; living at Dearing, WV; son
of Sam and Sallie; married on 30 Jul 1921 at Dearing, WV; Brookie Spence; age 18; born in
McDowell Co, WV; single; daughter of Jonah and Lou.
2. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; South Forks Rural Section; taken on 15 Apr 1930;
Page 139B; Image 2 of 21; Family #11/11.
Listed as Brookie Mitchem; age 24; born in VA; married at 24; in household of husband, Robert
Lee Mitchem.
3. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; Filbert; E.D. 24-7; Page 152A; Image 27 of 28;
Household #195.
Listed as Brookie Mitchem; age 34; born in WV; married; 5th grade education; lived in same place
on 1 Apr 1935; in household of husband, Robert Lee Mitchem.
4. Social Security Death Index; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Brookie Mitchem; born 1 May 1906; died 30 Jan 1997; last residence, Gary, McDowell Co, WV;
SS#236-82-5401; card issued in WV in 1967.


Josephine Sims

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; South Forks Rural Section; taken on 15 Apr 1930;
Page 139B; Image 2 of 21; Family #11/11.
Listed as Josephine Sims; age 2; born in VA; ward; in household of Robert Lee Mitchem.
2. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; Filbert; E.D. 24-7; Page 152A; Image 27 of 28;
Household #195.
Listed as Josephine Mitchem; age 12; born in WV; 7th grade education; attending school; lived in
same place on 1 Apr 1935; in household of adoptive father, Robert Lee Mitchem.


Reece Mitchem

1. 1860 Census, McDowell Co, VA, Tug River PO, taken on30 Jul 1860, Page 130, Family #155.
Listed as Rees Mitchem, age 13, born in VA, in household of father, William Mitchem.
2. 1880 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Complied by William A. Marsh, Vol 9, page 790.
Elkhorn Township, page 003.
Listed as Reece Mitchem, age 29, head of household, a laborer.
3. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Adkins District, taken 11 May 1910, Pageton,
WV, Page 10A, Image 19, Family #75.
Listed as Reece Mitchem, age 60, born in WV, married 40 years, farmer, head of household.
4. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1918); Page 23; WV Archives Web Site.
Reese Mitchem; age 75; born in McDowell Co, WV; widowed; farmer; living at Bradshaw, WV;
son of Bill and Susie; married on 25 Jul 1918 at Paynesville, WV; Timy Lester; age 35; born in
McDowell Co, WV; single; daughter of Elijah and Lizzie.


Tiny Lester

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1918); Page 23; WV Archives Web Site.
Reese Mitchem; age 75; born in McDowell Co, WV; widowed; farmer; living at Bradshaw, WV;
son of Bill and Susie; married on 25 Jul 1918 at Paynesville, WV; Timy Lester; age 35; born in
McDowell Co, WV; single; daughter of Elijah and Lizzie.


Nathan Mitchem

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1918); Page 328; WV Archives Web Site.
Nathan Mitchem; age 36; born in Person Co, NC; single; black; miner; living at Powhatan, WV;
son of Dock and Malinda; married on 3 Jun 1918 at Welch, WV; Sadie Goins; age 33; born in
Winston Co, NC (sic, Winston-Salem, Forsyth Co, NC); widow; black; daughter of Sandy and
Minnie Lee.


Sadie Goins

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1918); Page 328; WV Archives Web Site.
Nathan Mitchem; age 36; born in Person Co, NC; single; black; miner; living at Powhatan, WV;
son of Dock and Malinda; married on 3 Jun 1918 at Welch, WV; Sadie Goins; age 33; born in
Winston Co, NC (sic, Winston-Salem, Forsyth Co, NC); widow; black; daughter of Sandy and
Minnie Lee.


George W. Mitchem

1. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Elkhorn District, page 155A, Family 101.
Listed as George Mitchem, age 4, born in Mar 1896, in WV, in household of father, Gideon S.
Mitchem.
2. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; taken on 16 Apr 1910; Page 60A; Family #37/51.
Listed as George Mitchem, age 14, born in WV, in household of father, Gideon S. Mitchem.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1917); Page 88; WV Archives Web Site.
George Mitchem; age 23; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; miner; living at Vivian, WV; son of
Gid and Annie; married on 25 Sep 1917 at Eckman, WV; Mary Jane Dickey; age 24; born in Knox
Co, KY; single; daughter of Abraham and Rosa.


Mary Jane Dickey

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1917); Page 88; WV Archives Web Site.
George Mitchem; age 23; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; miner; living at Vivian, WV; son of
Gid and Annie; married on 25 Sep 1917 at Eckman, WV; Mary Jane Dickey; age 24; born in Knox
Co, KY; single; daughter of Abraham and Rosa.


Gideon Abraham Mitchem

1. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #5104; WV Archives Web Site.
Gideon Abraham Mitchem; age 2 days; born 31 Mar 1931 at Vivian, WV; died 3 Apr 1922 at
Vivian; son of George and Mary Jane (Dickey) Mitchem; buried 3 Apr 1922 at Kimball Norwood,
WV; reported by J.C. Kelly.


Viola Della Mitchem

1. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #13047; WV Archives Web Site via LDS Web Site.
Viola Detta Mitchem; age 6 mons, 27 days; born at Eckman, WV; daughter of George and
Mary Mitchem; died 16 Sep 1927 at Eckman, WV; from acute colitis; buried 18 Sep 1927 at
Kimball, WV; informant, J.C. Kelley, Eckman, WV.


Clark Kelley Mitchem

1. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #10329; WV Archives Web Site via LDS Web Site.
Ckark Killey Mitchem; age 1 mon, 25 days; born 25 Jun 1928 at Eckman, WV; son of Gorge
and Mary Jane (Dickey) Mitchem; died 20 Aug 1928 at Eckman, WV from colitis; buried 21
Aug 1928 at Kimball, WV; informant, J.C. Kelley.


William M. Mitchem

1. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Sandy River District, page 247A, Family #141
Listed as William Mitchem, age 17, born in Mar 1883 in WV, in household of father, Lewis
Mitchem.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1908); Page 136; WV Archives Web Site.
Will Mitchum; age 26; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; farmer; living at Paynesville, WV; son of
Lewis and Louiza; married on 9 Mar 1908 at Paynesville, WV; Rinda Harman; age 22; born in
McDowell Co, WV; daughter of William and Nancy.
3. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; taken on 2 May 1910; Page 200A;
Family #229/238.
Listed as William Mitchum; age 29; born in WV; married once for 2 yrs; railroad section; head of
household.
4. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1913); Page 285; WV Archives Web Site.
W.M. Mitchem; age 32; born in McDowell Co, WV; widowed; laborer; living at Berwind, WV; son
of Lewis and Eliza; married on 24 Apr 1913 at Yukon, WV; Nancy Robinson; age 29; born in
Lawrence Co, KY; single; daughter of J.J. and Lucy.
5. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; Coalwood; taken on 12 Apr 1930; Page 28B;
Family #259/268.
Listed as William M. Mitchem; age 49; born in WV; married; bone picker in coal mine; head of
household.
6. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1933); Page 80; WV Archives Web Site.
W.M. Mitchem; age 52; born in McDowell Co, WV; widowed; farmer; living at Jenkinjones, WV;
son of Lewis and Liza; married on 17 Mar 1933 at Welch, WV; Jennie Crotchlo; age 61; born in
Surry Co, NC; widow; living at Jenkinjones, WV; daughter of Berushy (sp?) and Sarah.
7. McDowell Co, WV Death Certificate #14813; WV Archives Web Site.
William M. Mitchem; age 62 yrs, 7 mons, 25 days; born on 1 Mar 1872; widowed;
husband of Ann Pathic; carpenter; son of Louis and Louisa Vance Mitchem; died on 26 Oct 1940
on Rockridge, McDowell Co, WV of "Stomach Ulcer, died suddenly"; buried on 28 Oct 1940 in
cemetery on Rockridge, informant, Rendy Lester, Rockridge, WV.


Nancy Robinson

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1913); Page 285; WV Archives Web Site.
W.M. Mitchem; age 32; born in McDowell Co, WV; widowed; laborer; living at Berwind, WV; son
of Lewis and Eliza; married on 24 Apr 1913 at Yukon, WV; Nancy Robinson; age 29; born in
Lawrence Co, KY; single; daughter of J.J. and Lucy.


Benjamin Harrison Mitchem

1. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; taken on 15 Jun 1900; Page 101A;
Family #300.
Listed as Harrison Mitchem: age 7; born in WV in 1893; in household of father, Robert T.
Mitchem.
2. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; taken on 25 Apr 1910; Page 280B;
Family #295/295.
Listed as B. Harrison Mitchem; age 18; born in WV; married less than 1 year; in household of
father, Robert T. Mitchem.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1910); Page 261; WV Archives Web Site.
Harrison Mitchem; age age 18; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; laborer; living at Eckman, WV;
son of Thompson and Mary; married on 5 Jan 1910 at T Mitchem's in Eckman, WV; Cora Mitchem;
age 17; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; daughter of Thomas and Vicy.
4. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1912); Page 101; WV Archives Web Site.
Harrison Mitchem; age 20; born in Wyoming Co, WV; divorced; timberman, living at Eckman, WV;
son of Thomp and Lizzie; married on 16 Jul 1912 at Welch, WV; Pricy Mitchem; age 19; born in
McDowell Co, WV; divorced; daughter of John K. and Rosanna.
6. McDowell Co, WV; WW I Draft Registration Card #134; 5 Jun 1917; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Harrison Mitchum; age 26; born 25 Dec 1890 at Eckman, WV; married; farmer; living at Eckman,
WV; dependent wife and child; medium height and build; blue eyes and light brown hair.
7. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Eckman; taken on 10 Jan 1920;
Page 49A; Image 13 of 50; Family #145/152.
Listed as Harrison Mitchem; age 30; born in WV; married; timberman for coal co; head of
household.
8. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Eureaka; taken on 10 Apr 1930;
Page 167A; Family #218/233.
Listed as Harrison Mitchem; age 40; born in WV; widowed; married at 18; in household of
brother, James A. Mitchem.
9. McDowell Co, WV; WWII Draft Registration Card #U-968; 27 Apr 1942; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Harrison Mitchem; age 51; born 25 Dec 1890 in Wyoming Co, WV; living at Pageton, WV;
employed by Lawrence Mitchem, Pageton; person who will always know address, Lawrence
Mitchem, Pageton, WV; 5'9" tall; 131 lbs; gray eyes; brown hair; ruddy complexion.
10. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #'58 008125; WV archives Web Site.
Benjamin Harrison Mitchem; age 72; born 25 Dec 1886 in Wyoming Co, WV; widowed; retired
coal miner; living at Eckman, WV; son of Robert Thompson and Elizabeth (Graham) Mitchem;
died 26 May 1958 in Stevens Clinic, Welch, WV; from intraventricular hemorrhage due to
hypertiensive vascular disease; buried 29 May 1958 in Jarrett Cemetery, Eckman, WV; informant,
Mr. Lawrence Mitchem, Eckman, WV.


Pricy Victoria Mitchem

1. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Browns Creek District, page 99A, Family 282.
Listed as Pricy V. Mitchem, age 6, in household of father, John A. Mitchem.
2. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; taken on 26 Apr 1910; Page 279B;
Family #274/274.
Listed as Pricy V. Mitchem, age 16, in household of father, John A. Mitchem.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1911); Page 250; WV Archives Web Site.
John W. Lambert; age 23; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; timbering; living at Eureka, WV;
son of High and Charlotte; married on 2 Jun 1911 at Eckman, WV; Pricy Mitchem; age 22; born
in McDowell Co, WV; single; daughter of John and Rosanna.
4. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1912); Page 101; WV Archives Web Site.
Harrison Mitchem; age 20; born in Wyoming Co, WV; divorced; timberman, living at Eckman, WV;
son of Thomp and Lizzie; married on 16 Jul 1912 at Welch, WV; Pricy Mitchem; age 19; born in
McDowell Co, WV; divorced; daughter of John K. and Rosanna.
5. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Eckman; taken on 10 Jan 1920;
Page 49A; Image 13 of 50; Family #145/152.
Listed as Prissy Mitchem; age 26; born in WV; married; in household of husband, Benjamin H.
Mitchem.
6. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #12787; WV Archives Web Site.
Pricey Victoria Mitchem; age 49; married; daughter of John K. and Rose Ann Mitchem; died 7
Sep 1929 at Eckman, WV; from pellegra; buried 9 Sep 1929 at ______; informant, J. Mitchem,
Eckman, WV.


Lawrence Mitchem

1. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Eckman; taken on 10 Jan 1920;
Page 49A; Image 13 of 50; Family #145/152.
Listed as Lawrence Mitchem; age 2 yrs, 5 mons; born in WV; in household of father, Benjamin H.
Mitchem.


Benjamin Harrison Mitchem

1. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; taken on 15 Jun 1900; Page 101A;
Family #300.
Listed as Harrison Mitchem: age 7; born in WV in 1893; in household of father, Robert T.
Mitchem.
2. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; taken on 25 Apr 1910; Page 280B;
Family #295/295.
Listed as B. Harrison Mitchem; age 18; born in WV; married less than 1 year; in household of
father, Robert T. Mitchem.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1910); Page 261; WV Archives Web Site.
Harrison Mitchem; age age 18; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; laborer; living at Eckman, WV;
son of Thompson and Mary; married on 5 Jan 1910 at T Mitchem's in Eckman, WV; Cora Mitchem;
age 17; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; daughter of Thomas and Vicy.
4. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1912); Page 101; WV Archives Web Site.
Harrison Mitchem; age 20; born in Wyoming Co, WV; divorced; timberman, living at Eckman, WV;
son of Thomp and Lizzie; married on 16 Jul 1912 at Welch, WV; Pricy Mitchem; age 19; born in
McDowell Co, WV; divorced; daughter of John K. and Rosanna.
6. McDowell Co, WV; WW I Draft Registration Card #134; 5 Jun 1917; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Harrison Mitchum; age 26; born 25 Dec 1890 at Eckman, WV; married; farmer; living at Eckman,
WV; dependent wife and child; medium height and build; blue eyes and light brown hair.
7. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Eckman; taken on 10 Jan 1920;
Page 49A; Image 13 of 50; Family #145/152.
Listed as Harrison Mitchem; age 30; born in WV; married; timberman for coal co; head of
household.
8. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Eureaka; taken on 10 Apr 1930;
Page 167A; Family #218/233.
Listed as Harrison Mitchem; age 40; born in WV; widowed; married at 18; in household of
brother, James A. Mitchem.
9. McDowell Co, WV; WWII Draft Registration Card #U-968; 27 Apr 1942; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Harrison Mitchem; age 51; born 25 Dec 1890 in Wyoming Co, WV; living at Pageton, WV;
employed by Lawrence Mitchem, Pageton; person who will always know address, Lawrence
Mitchem, Pageton, WV; 5'9" tall; 131 lbs; gray eyes; brown hair; ruddy complexion.
10. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #'58 008125; WV archives Web Site.
Benjamin Harrison Mitchem; age 72; born 25 Dec 1886 in Wyoming Co, WV; widowed; retired
coal miner; living at Eckman, WV; son of Robert Thompson and Elizabeth (Graham) Mitchem;
died 26 May 1958 in Stevens Clinic, Welch, WV; from intraventricular hemorrhage due to
hypertiensive vascular disease; buried 29 May 1958 in Jarrett Cemetery, Eckman, WV; informant,
Mr. Lawrence Mitchem, Eckman, WV.


Cora J. Mitchem

1. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Browns Creek District, page 101A, Family 326.
Listed as Cora Mitchem, age 6, born in WV in 1894, in household of father, Thomas H. Mitchem.
2. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; taken on 21 Apr 1910; Page 69A; Family #171/220.
Listed as Cora J. Mitchem; age 16; born in WV; widow; no children; in household of father,
Thomas H. Mitchem.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1910); Page 261; WV Archives Web Site.
Harrison Mitchem; age age 18; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; laborer; living at Eckman, WV;
son of Thompson and Mary; married on 5 Jan 1910 at T Mitchem's in Eckman, WV; Cora Mitchem;
age 17; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; daughter of Thomas and Vicy.
4. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1912); Page 185; WV Archives Web Site.
Henry Cochran; age 23; born in Tazewell Co, VA; single; carpenter; living at Eckman, WV; son of
C. and Lou; married on 29 Aug 1912 at Welch, WV; Cora Mitchem; age 19; born in McDowell Co,
WV; single (sic?, divorced?) daughter of Thomas and Vicie.


Samuel Austin Rose

1. 1880 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek Township; taken on 16 Jun 1880; Page 316C;
Family #58/59.
Listed as Austin Rose, age 10; born in WV; in household of father, Jesse Rose.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1898); Page 49; WV Archives Web Site.
Austin Rose; age 28; born and living in McDowell Co, WV; single; farmer; son of Jesse and
Minerva; was issued a license to marry on 14 Mar 1898 in McDowell Co, WV; Margaret Mitchem;
age 23; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; daughter of Lindsey and Liza; no return by a minister.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Registry; Book#_____(1899); Page 319; WV Archives Web Site.
Samuel Austin Rose; age 29; born in Tazewell Co, VA; living in McDowell Co, WV; son of Jesse and
Minerva; married on 30 Mar 1899; Polly Louisa Rose; age 17; born and living in McDowell Co, WV;
daughter of John and Mary.
4. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Elkhorn District, taken on 13 Jun 1900; Page 154B, Family #97.
Listed as Austin Rose, age 33, born in Jul 1866, married 2 yrs; in WV, farmer; head of household.
5. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Adkin District; taken on 18 May 1910; Page 6A; Family #105.
Listed as Austin Rose; age 41; born in WV; married once for 12 yrs; farmer; head of household.


Margaret Mitchem

1. 1880 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Complied by William A. Marsh, Vol 9, page 790.
Elkhorn Township, page 005.
Listed as Margaret Mitchem, age 9, in household of father, Lenza Mitchem.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1898); Page 49; WV Archives Web Site.
Austin Rose; age 28; born and living in McDowell Co, WV; single; farmer; son of Jesse and
Minerva; was issued a license to marry on 14 Mar 1898 in McDowell Co, WV; Margaret Mitchem;
age 23; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; daughter of Lindsey and Liza; no return by a minister.
3. "Marriages of McDowell Co, WV", transcribed by WPA, page 88.
Jesse Mitchem, age 20, married Margaret Mitchem, age 26, on 2 Oct 1898 in McDowell Co, WV
4. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Elkhorn District, page 149A, Family #38.
Listed as Margaret Mitchem, age 27, born in Feb 1873, in WV, married 1 year, 1 child,
1 living, in household of husband, Jesse Mitchem.
(Margaret's parents, Lenza and Eliza Mitchem, are listed in the adjacent household).
5. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; taken on 13 May 1910; Page 83B;
Family #16/16.
Listed as Margaret Mitchem; age 40; born in WV; married once for 12 yrs; 6 children, all living; in
household of husband, Jesse Mitchem.
6. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; Blackwolf; taken on 5/6 Jan 1920; Page 272B;
Family #319/322.
Listed as Margarette Mitchem; age 50; born in WV; married; in household of husband, Jesse
Mitchem.
7. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; Thorpe; taken on 11 Apr 1930; Page 82B;
Family #248/253.
Listed as Margaret Mitchem; age 59; born in WV; widow; head of household.
8. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; Black Wolf; E.D. 24-1; taken on 24 Apr 1940;
Page 13A; Image 25 of 42; Household #184.
Listed as Margaret Mitchem; age 69; born in WV; widow; 3rd grade education; lived in
same place on 1 Apr 1935; in household of son, Cary Mitchem.
9. "Thorpe, WV Graveyard" provided by the Reverend James T. Mullins, 10 Mar 2001.
Margaret Mitchem; born 1870; died 1951.
10. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #10200; WV Archives Web Site.
Margaret Mitchem; age 80; born 13 Jul 1870 in Logan Co, WV; widow; living at Thorpe, WV;
daughter of Lindsey and Eliza (Spencer) Mitchem; died 3 Jan 1951 at Thorpe, WV; from coronary
arteriosclerosis; buried 5 Jan 1951 at Thorpe, WV; informant Cary Mitchem.


Charity Alzina Mitchem

1. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Browns Creek District, page 99A, Family 282.
Listed as Charity Mitchem, age 15, in household of father, John A. Mitchem.
2. McDowell Co, WV Web Site, "McDowell Co Marriages" FTP File; Book #10, page 201.
John H. Bowman, age 43, born in Tazewell Co, VA, widowed, married on 8 Oct 1906 Charity
Alzina Mitchem, age 20, born in McDowell Co, WV, daughter of John K. and Rosanna.