McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families and Individules

Notes


George Grose

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1907); Page 309; WV Archives Web Site.
George Gross; age 26; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; farmer; living at Paynesville, WV; son of
Andy and Polly; married on 19 Sep 1907 at War, WV; Cosby Mitchem; age 18; born in WV;
single; daughter of Lewis and Lizzie.


Cosbi Mitchem

1. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Sandy River District, page 247A, Family #141
Listed as Cosbi Mitchem, age 10, born in Jun 1889 in WV, in household of father, Lewis Mitchem.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1907); Page 309; WV Archives Web Site.
George Gross; age 26; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; farmer; living at Paynesville, WV; son of
Andy and Polly; married on 19 Sep 1907 at War, WV; Cosby Mitchem; age 18; born in WV;
single; daughter of Lewis and Lizzie.


Joe Pada

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1907); Page 255; WV Archives Web Site.
Joe Pada; age 21; born in Hungary; single; miner; living at Gary, WV; son of Joe and Mary;
married on 18 Aug 1907 at Pageton, WV; Martelia Mitchem; age 16; born in McDowell Co, WV;
single; daughter of ____ and Louisa.


Martelia Mitchem

1. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Browns Creek District, page 101A, Family 323.
Listed as Telin Mitchem, age 8, in household of father, George Mitchem.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1907); Page 255; WV Archives Web Site.
Joe Pada; age 21; born in Hungary; single; miner; living at Gary, WV; son of Joe and Mary;
married on 18 Aug 1907 at Pageton, WV; Martelia Mitchem; age 16; born in McDowell Co, WV;
single; daughter of ____ and Louisa.
3. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; taken on 15 Apr 1910; Page 59A; Family #16/23.
Listed as Martelia Pader ?; age 18; born in WV; widow; 1 child; in household of mother;
Louisa Mitchem Mitchem.


Boston Donathan

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1908); Page 107; WV Archives Web Site.
Boston Donithan; age 24; born in Rutherford Co, NC; single; miner; living at Gary, WV; son of
Jacob and Parthena; married on 13 Feb 1908 at Pageton, WV; Mary Mitchem; age 21; born in
McDowell Co, WV; single; daughter of Lewis and Janie.


Mary Mitchem

1. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Elkhorn District, taken on 12 Jun 1900; Page 153B, Family #86.
Listed as Mary Mitchem, age 12, born in Apr 1888, in WV, in household of father, Lewis Mitchem.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1908); Page 107; WV Archives Web Site.
Boston Donithan; age 24; born in Rutherford Co, NC; single; miner; living at Gary, WV; son of
Jacob and Parthena; married on 13 Feb 1908 at Pageton, WV; Mary Mitchem; age 21; born in
McDowell Co, WV; single; daughter of Lewis and Janie.


James Floyd Graham

1. 1880 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, compiled by William A. Marsh, Vol 4, page 716.
Barkers Ridge Township, page 004.
Listed as James Floyd Graham, age 5, in household of Anderson Graham.
2. Raleigh Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1900); Page 140; WV Archives Web Site.
James Floyd Graham; age 21; born and living in Raleigh Co, WV; married on 26 May 1900 at
residence of J. Richmond; Catherine Hedrick; age 23; born and living in Raleigh Co, WV.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1908); Page 149; WV Archives Web Site.
James Graham; age 30; born in McDowell Co, WV; widowed; laborer; living at Elkridge, WV;
son of Anderson and Marinda; married on 13 Mar 1908 at Welch, WV; Laura Mitchem; age 18;
born in McDowell Co, WV; single; daughter of Eb and Christina.
4. McDowell Co, WV; WW I Draft Registration Card #1713; 12 Sep 1918; Ancestry.com Web Site.
James Floyd Graham; age 40; born in 1878; living at Crumpler, WV; miner; for United Pocahontas
Coal Co, Crumpler, WV; nearest relative, Laura Graham, Crumpler, WV; medium height and build;
black eyes and brown hair.
5. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Northfork District; Crumpler; taken on 7/8 Jan 1920; Page 192A;
Image 9 of 50; Family #90/101.
Listed as James S. Graham; age 30; born in WV; married; coal cutter in mine; head of household.
6. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #'58 016467; WV Archives Web Site.
James F. Graham; age 86; born in Wyoming Co, WV; widowed; living at Coal City, WV; miner;
son of unknown parents; died 23 Dec 1958 in the Welch Emergency Hospital, Welch, WV; from
hypostatic pneumonia; buried 26 Dec 1958 in McKinney Cemetery, Coal City, WV; informant, James
McKinney, Coal City, WV.


Laura A. Mitchem

1. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Barkers Ridge District; taken on 23 Jun 1900; Page 224B; Image
22 of 24; Family #175/175.
Listed as Laura A. Mitchem; age 12; born in WV in Apr 1888; in household of father, Ebb Mitchem.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1908); Page 149; WV Archives Web Site.
James Graham; age 30; born in McDowell Co, WV; widowed; laborer; living at Elkridge, WV;
son of Anderson and Marinda; married on 13 Mar 1908 at Welch, WV; Laura Mitchem; age 18;
born in McDowell Co, WV; single; daughter of Eb and Christina.
3. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Northfork District; Crumpler; taken on 7/8 Jan 1920; Page 192A;
Image 9 of 50; Family #90/101.
Listed as Laura A. Graham; age 28; born in WV; married; in household of husband, James F.
Graham.
4. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #4829; WV Archives Web Site.
Laura Graham; age 35; born 24 Apr 1889 in McDowell Co, WV; married; housekeeper; daughter
of John and Christina (Knuckles) Mitchem; died 24 Apr 1924 at Roderfield, WV from syphilis; buried
26 Apr 1924 at Roderfield, WV; informant, Peter Whitehead, Roderfield, WV.


James Robert Graham

1. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Northfork District; Crumpler; taken on 7/8 Jan 1920; Page 192A;
Image 9 of 50; Family #90/101.
Listed as James Robert Graham; age 5; born in WV; in household of father, James F. Graham.


William E. Graham

1. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Northfork District; Crumpler; taken on 7/8 Jan 1920; Page 192A;
Image 9 of 50; Family #90/101.
Listed as William E. Graham; age 2 yrs, 1 mon; born in WV; in household of father, James F.
Graham.


James Floyd Graham

1. 1880 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, compiled by William A. Marsh, Vol 4, page 716.
Barkers Ridge Township, page 004.
Listed as James Floyd Graham, age 5, in household of Anderson Graham.
2. Raleigh Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1900); Page 140; WV Archives Web Site.
James Floyd Graham; age 21; born and living in Raleigh Co, WV; married on 26 May 1900 at
residence of J. Richmond; Catherine Hedrick; age 23; born and living in Raleigh Co, WV.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1908); Page 149; WV Archives Web Site.
James Graham; age 30; born in McDowell Co, WV; widowed; laborer; living at Elkridge, WV;
son of Anderson and Marinda; married on 13 Mar 1908 at Welch, WV; Laura Mitchem; age 18;
born in McDowell Co, WV; single; daughter of Eb and Christina.
4. McDowell Co, WV; WW I Draft Registration Card #1713; 12 Sep 1918; Ancestry.com Web Site.
James Floyd Graham; age 40; born in 1878; living at Crumpler, WV; miner; for United Pocahontas
Coal Co, Crumpler, WV; nearest relative, Laura Graham, Crumpler, WV; medium height and build;
black eyes and brown hair.
5. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Northfork District; Crumpler; taken on 7/8 Jan 1920; Page 192A;
Image 9 of 50; Family #90/101.
Listed as James S. Graham; age 30; born in WV; married; coal cutter in mine; head of household.
6. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #'58 016467; WV Archives Web Site.
James F. Graham; age 86; born in Wyoming Co, WV; widowed; living at Coal City, WV; miner;
son of unknown parents; died 23 Dec 1958 in the Welch Emergency Hospital, Welch, WV; from
hypostatic pneumonia; buried 26 Dec 1958 in McKinney Cemetery, Coal City, WV; informant, James
McKinney, Coal City, WV.


Catherine Hedrick

1. Raleigh Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1900); Page 140; WV Archives Web Site.
James Floyd Graham; age 21; born and living in Raleigh Co, WV; married on 26 May 1900 at
residence of J. Richmond; Catherine Hedrick; age 23; born and living in Raleigh Co, WV.


Sampson Lambert

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1909); Page 227; WV Archives Web Site.
Sampson Lambert; age 23; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; lumberman; living at Algoma, WV;
son of Isaac and Lucinda; married on 3 Apr 1909 at residence of minister, William V. Burks;
Sarah Mitchem; age 27; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; daughter of Sam and Oma.


Sarah E. Mitchem

1. 1870 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Barker's Ridge, taken 8 Sep 1870, Family 22.
2. 1880 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, compiled by William A. Marsh, Vol 4, page 732.
Barkers Ridge Township, page 008.
Listed as Sarah E. Mitchem, age 10, in household of father, Samuel Mitchem.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1909); Page 227; WV Archives Web Site.
Sampson Lambert; age 23; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; lumberman; living at Algoma, WV;
son of Isaac and Lucinda; married on 3 Apr 1909 at residence of minister, William V. Burks;
Sarah Mitchem; age 27; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; daughter of Sam and Oma.


William Payton White

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1909); Page 133; WV Archives Web Site.
Payton White; age 22; born in Pulaski Co, VA; single; brakeman; living at ______; son of James
and Ollie; married on 27 Oct 1909 at Dearing, WV; Stella Mitchem; age 17; born in McDowell Co,
WV; single; daughter of George and Margaret.
2. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; taken on __May 1910; Page 80A; Image 16 of
28; Family #54/54.
Listed as William P. White; age 22, born in VA; married less than 1 yr; teamster for coal co; head
of household.
3. McDowell Co, WV; WW I Draft Registration Card #4896; 5 Jun 1917; Ancestry.com Web Site.
William P. White; age 29; born 22 Jun 1888 in Pulaski Co, VA; living at Dearing, WV; miner for
Black Wolf Coal Co, Dearing, WV; married; dependent wife and 3 children; short with medium
build; blue eyes and brown hair.
4. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; Black Wolf; taken on 2/3 jan 1920; Page 279B;
Image 25 of 34; Family #285/286.
Listed as William P. White; age 31; born in VA; married; coal mine foreman; head of household.
5. Mercer Co, WV; Death Certificate #'64 016245; WV Archives Web Site via LDS Web Site.
William Payton White; age 78 yrs, 4 mons, 17 days; born 22 Jun 1886 in Pulaski Co, VA; widowed;
living at Pageton, WV; retired coal miner; SS #233-10-3556; son of James Ballard and Ollie
(Andrews) White; died 19 Nov 1964 in St. Lukes Hospital, Bluefield, WV; from cerebral vascular
accident due to hypertensive and arteriosclerosis cardiovascular disease; buried 21 Nov 1964 in
Roselawn Cemetery, Bluefield (sic, Princeton), WV; informant, James W. White, Anawalt, WV.


Stella Mitchem

1. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Elkhorn District; taken on 6 Jun 1900; Page 149A; Image 7 of
24; Family #37/37
Listed as Stella Mitchem; age 6; born in Dec 1893 in WV; in household of grandfather, Lewis L.
Mitchem.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1909); Page 133; WV Archives Web Site.
Payton White; age 22; born in Pulaski Co, VA; single; brakeman; living at ______; son of James
and Ollie; married on 27 Oct 1909 at Dearing, WV; Stella Mitchem; age 17; born in McDowell Co,
WV; single; daughter of George and Margaret.
3. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; taken on __May 1910; Page 80A; Image 16 of
28; Family #54/54.
Listed as Stella White; age 17; born in WV; married less than 1 yr; 1 child, 1 living; in household
of husband, William P. White.
4. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; Black Wolf; taken on 2/3 jan 1920; Page 279B;
Image 25 of 34; Family #285/286.
Listed as Stella White; age 27; born in WV; married; in household of husband, William P. White.


James W. White

1. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; taken on __May 1910; Page 80A; Image 16 of
28; Family #54/54.
Listed as James W. White; age 8 mons; born in WV; in household of father, William P. White.
2. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; Black Wolf; taken on 2/3 jan 1920; Page 279B;
Image 25 of 34; Family #285/286.
Listed as James White; age 9; born in WV; in household of father, William P. White.


Lonnie White

1. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; Black Wolf; taken on 2/3 jan 1920; Page 279B;
Image 25 of 34; Family #285/286.
Listed as Lonnie White; age 7; born in WV; in household of father, William P. White.


Lillian White

1. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; Black Wolf; taken on 2/3 jan 1920; Page 279B;
Image 25 of 34; Family #285/286.
Listed as Lillian White; age 5; born in WV; in household of father, William P. White.


Virginia White

1. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; Black Wolf; taken on 2/3 jan 1920; Page 279B;
Image 25 of 34; Family #285/286.
Listed as Virginia White; age 2 yrs, 3 mons; born in WV; in household of father, William P. White.


Mildred White

1. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; Black Wolf; taken on 2/3 jan 1920; Page 279B;
Image 25 of 34; Family #285/286.
Listed as Mildred White; age 6 mons; born in WV; in household of father, William P. White.
(Twin)


Cora White

1. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; Black Wolf; taken on 2/3 jan 1920; Page 279B;
Image 25 of 34; Family #285/286.
Listed as Cora White; age 6 mons; born in WV; in household of father, William P. White.
(Twin)


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.


Frank Marion Day

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1910); Page 332; WV Archives Web Site.
Frank Day; age 22; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; miner; living at Effler, WV; son of James and
Naomi; married on 15 Nov 1910 at Effler, WV; Susie Mitchem; age 18; born in McDowell Co, WV;
single; daughter of S.A. and Sallie.
2. Roane Co, WV; Death Certificate #2629; WV Archives Web Site via LDS Web Site.
Frank Day; age 41; born in VA; married; miner; living at Mabscott, WV; no parents listed; died 11 Feb 1932
in the Spencer State Hospital, Spencer, WV; due to pulmonary tuberculosis; buried18 Feb 1932 in the
Spencer Cemetery, Section 2, Lot 4.


Susan Jane Mitchem

1. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; Elkhorn Precinct; taken on 5 Jun 1900; Page 148B;
Family #31/31.
Listed as Sarah Mitchem; age 5; born in WV in Dec 1895; in household of father, Samuel Mitchem.
2. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; taken on 17 May 1910; Page 85B; Family #152/152.
Listed as Susan Mitchem; age 16; born in WV; in household of father, Samuel Mitchem.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1910); Page 332; WV Archives Web Site.
Frank Day; age 22; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; miner; living at Effler, WV; son of James and
Naomi; married on 15 Nov 1910 at Effler, WV; Susie Mitchem; age 18; born in McDowell Co, WV;
single; daughter of S.A. and Sallie.
4. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1932); Page 277; WV Archives Web Site.
Bill Spence; age 39; born in McDowell Co, WV; divorced; miner; living at Kyle, WV; son of Jonas
and Lcue(sp?); married on 19 Mar 1932 at Leckie, WV; Susie Day; age 38; born in McDowell Co,
WV; widow; living at Anawalt, WV; daughter of Samuel and Sallie.


John Day

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; Filbert; E.D. 29-7; taken on __May 1940; Page
151B; Image 26 of 28; Household #194.
Listed as John Day; age 21; born in WV; single; 6th grade education; lived in same house
on 1 Apr 1935; coal miner; in household of grandfather, Samuel A. Mitchem.