McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families and Individuals

Notes


Josephine Mitchem

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; taken on 15 Apr 1930; Page 259B;
Family #333.
Listed as Josephine Mitchem; age 6; 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 Josephine Mitchem; age 16; born in WV; 6th grade education; not attending school;
lived in same house on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, John H. Mitchem.


James Brown

1. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Elkhorn District, page 156A, Family 111.
Listed as James Brown, age 3, born in May 1897, in WV, in household of father, James Brown.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1917); Page 347; WV Archives Web Site.
James Brown; age 21; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; miner; living at Hemphill, WV; son of
Jim and Annie; married on 5 Feb 1817 at Hemphill, WV; Florence Mitchem; age 18; born in
McDowell Co, WV; single; daughter of Cosbie Mitchem.
3. McDowell Co, WV; WW I Draft Registration Car #197; 5 Jun 1918; Ancestry.com Web Site.
James Brown; age 21; born 18 May 1897 in Maitland, WV; living at Hemphill, WV; father born in
Wythe Co, VA; employed by Solvay Colleries Co, Hemphill, WV; nearest relative, Florence Brown,
wife; living at Hemphill, WV; medium height with slender build; gray eyes and dark brown hair.


Florence Mitchem

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1917); Page 347; WV Archives Web Site.
James Brown; age 21; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; miner; living at Hemphill, WV; son of
Jim and Annie; married on 5 Feb 1917 at Hemphill, WV; Florence Mitchem; age 18; born in
McDowell Co, WV; single; daughter of Cosbie Mitchem.
2. Mercer Co, WV; Marriage Registry; Vol #__(1923); Page 23; Line #1; WV Archives Web Site.
Albert Ray Spence; age 24; born in VA; single; living at Princeton, WV; married on 28 Jul 1923
at Princeton, WV; Florence Mitchem; age 22; born in WV; single; living in Bluefield, WV.
3. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Kimball; taken on 11 Apr 1930; Page 32B;
Image 24 of 30; Family #236/267.
Listed as Florence Spence; age 28; born in WV; married at 22; in household of husband, Albert Ray
Spence.
4. Tazewell Co, VA; Divorce Certificate #33-002048; Virginia, Divorce Records, 1918-2014; Ancestry.com
Web Site.
Albert Ray Spence; age 32; auto mechanic; living at Yards, VA; was granted a divorce from Florence
Mitchem Spence, nee Florence Mitchem; age 31; last known address, Williamson, WV; married 1 Aug
1925 (sic, 28 Jul 1923) at Princeton, WV; for cause of Adultery and infidelity; granted 4 Dec 1933.
5. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1934); Page 370; WV Archives Web Site.
Robert Alberty; age 21; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; laborer; living at Davy, WV; son of
Charles and Alice; married on 5 Sep 1934 at Capels, WV; Florence Mitchem; age 30; born in
McDowell Co, WV; divorced; living at Davy, WV; daughter of Zariah and Causby.
6.1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Davy; E.D. 24-35; Page 700A; Image
16 of 57; Household #151.
Listed as Florence Alberty; age 37; born in WV; married; 3rd grade education; lived in same place
on 1 Apr 1935; in household of husband, Robert S. Alberty.


Marvin Crigger

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1918); Page 399; WV Archives Web Site.
Marvin Crigger; age 21; born in Smyth Co, VA; single; brakeman; living at Dearing, WV; son of
F.D. and Ida; married on 3 Jul 1918 at Jesse Mitchem's; Artie Mitchem; age 17; born in McDowell
Co, WV; single; daughter of Jesse and Peggie.


Artie Mitchem

1. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; taken on 13 May 1910; Page 83B; Family #116/116.
Listed as Artie Mitchem, age 9; born in WV; in household of father, Jesse Mitchem.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1918); Page 399; WV Archives Web Site.
Marvin Crigger; age 21; born in Smyth Co, VA; single; brakeman; living at Dearing, WV; son of
F.D. and Ida; married on 3 Jul 1918 at Jesse Mitchem's; Artie Mitchem; age 17; born in McDowell
Co, WV; single; daughter of Jesse and Peggie.


H.D. Ferguson

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1918); Page 173; WV Archives Web Site.
H.D. Ferguson; age 18; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; miner; living at War, WV; son of D.W.
and N.J.; married on 22 Sep 1918 at Yukon, WV; Grace Mitchem; age 17; born in McDowell Co,
WV; single; daughter of Grover and Christina.


Grace G. Mitchem

1. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Northfork District; Algoma; taken on 5/6 May 1910; Page 11 A;
Image18 of 27; Family #49/57.
Listed as Grace Mitchem; age 10; born in WV; in household of father, Ebb Mitchem.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1918); Page 173; WV Archives Web Site.
H.D. Ferguson; age 18; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; miner; living at War, WV; son of D.W.
and N.J.; married on 22 Sep 1918 at Yukon, WV; Grace Mitchem; age 17; born in McDowell Co,
WV; single; daughter of Grover 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 Grace G. Ferguson; age 15; born in WV; married; in household of brother-in-law, James F.
Graham.


George Mallas?Mellams?

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1918); Page 53; WV Archives Web Site.
George Mallas; age 33; born in Greece; single; miner; living at Caretta, WV; son of Jim and
Angelina; married on 20 Feb 1918 at Welch, WV; Thirsy Mitchem; age 16; born in McDowell Co,
WV; single; daughter of Grover and Christina.
2. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; taken on 16 Jan 1920; Page 28B; Image 14
of 47; Family #131/137.
Listed as Thursday Mellams; age 15; born in WV; married; in household of husband, George Mallas?/
Mellams?


Francis Thursey Mitchem

1. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Northfork District; Algoma; taken on 5/6 May 1910; Page 11 A;
Image18 of 27; Family #49/57.
Listed as Thursey Mitchem; age 12; born in WV; in household of father, Ebb Mitchem.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1918); Page 53; WV Archives Web Site.
George Mallas; age 33; born in Greece; single; miner; living at Caretta, WV; son of Jim and
Angelina; married on 20 Feb 1918 at Welch, WV; Thirsy Mitchem; age 16; born in McDowell Co,
WV; single; daughter of Grover and Christina.
3. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; taken on 16 Jan 1920; Page 28B; Image 14
of 47; Family #131/137.
Listed as George Mellams; age 34; born in Greece; married; coal miner; head of household.
4. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1925); Page 335; WV Archives Web Site.
Nick Jeffers; age 30; born in Greece; single; miner; living at Caretta, WV; son of Jim and Mallie
Jeffers; married on 2 Mar 1925 at Welch, WV; Francis Mitchem; age 22; born in McDowell Co,
WV; widow; daughter of Eb and Christina Mitchem.
5. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; War; Hill above Station; taken on 9 Apr 1930; Page 7A;
Image 13 of 28; Family #129/137.
Listed as Frances Jeffries; age 28; born in WV; married at 25; in household of husband, Nick Jeffries.
6. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 24 Feb 2014.
Frances T. Jeffries; born 25 Aug 1904; died 11 May 1984; buried here; headstone photo shown.


Lilburn Keene

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1929); Page 196; WV Archives Web Site.
Lilborne Keen; age 40; born in Buchanan Co, VA; widowed; miner; living at Big Four, WV; son of
Floyd and Susie; married on 15 Aug 1929 at Welch, WV; Rosie Mitchem; age 21; born in
McDowell Co, WVl single; daughter of P.M. and Hattie.


Rosie Mitchem

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1929); Page 196; WV Archives Web Site.
Lilborne Keen; age 40; born in Buchanan Co, VA; widowed; miner; living at Big Four, WV; son of
Floyd and Susie; married on 15 Aug 1929 at Welch, WV; Rosie Mitchem; age 21; born in
McDowell Co, WVl single; daughter of P.M. and Hattie.


Kinzer P. Presley

1. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Elkhorn District, page 155A, Family 100.
Listed as Kinzer Presley, age 16, born in Feb 1884, in WV, in household of
father, James Presley.
2. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; taken on 21/22 Apr 1910; Page 70A; Image 25 of
25; Family #181/230.
Listed as Kinder Presley, age 26, born in WV, in household of father, James H. Presley.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage records; Vol #__(1912); Page 68; WV Archives Web Site.
K.P. Pressly; age 27; born in McDowell Co, WV; divorced; lumber man; living at Thorpe, WV;
son of James and Cosby; married on 28 dec 1912 at Gary, WV; Rosa Mitchell (sic, Mitchem);
age 21; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; daughter of Isaiah and Cosby.
4. McDowell Co, WV; WW I Draft Registration Card #1364; 12 Sep 1918; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Kinser P. Pressley; age 36; born 14 Feb 1882; living at Thorpe, WV; miner for US Coal & Coke Co,
#11; Thorpe, WV; nearest relative, J.P. Pressley, Thorpe, WV; short with medium build; black
eyes and black hair.
5. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; Thorpe; taken on 17 Jan 1920; Page 221A;
Image 27 of 43; Family #269/286.
Listed as Kimder P. Presley; age 36; born in WV; single; farm laborer; in household of father,
James H. Presley.


Rosa Mitchem

1. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Elkhorn District, page 152A, Family 70.
Listed as Rosa Mitchem, age 4, born in Apr 1896, in WV, in household of father, Isaiah Mitchem.
2. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Adkin District, taken on 23 May 1910, Page 29B, Family #253.
Listed as Rosa Mitchem, age 14, born in WV, in household of uncle, Noah G. Mitchem.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage records; Vol #__(1912); Page 68; WV Archives Web Site.
K.P. Pressly; age 27; born in McDowell Co, WV; divorced; lumber man; living at Thorpe, WV;
son of James and Cosby; married on 28 dec 1912 at Gary, WV; Rosa Mitchell (sic, Mitchem);
age 21; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; daughter of Isaiah and Cosby.
4. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1919); Page 390; WV Archives Web Site.
Walter Brown; age 25; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; miner; living at Hemphill, WV; son of
Jim and Annie; married on 15 Dec 1919 at Wilcoe, WV; Rosa Mitchem; age 23; born in McDowell
Co, WV; divorced; daughter of Causby.
5. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1934); Page 318; WV Archives Web Site.
Avon Mullins; age 26; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; miner; living at Capels, WV; son of Richard and
Alafair; married on 14 Apr 1934 at Capels, WV; Rosa Brown; age 30; born in McDowell Co, WV; divorced;
living at Davy, WV; daughter of Is. and Causby.


Walter Brown

1. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Elkhorn District, page 156A, Family 111.
Listed as Walter Brown, age 6, born in Apr 1894, in WV, in household of father, James Brown.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1919); Page 390; WV Archives Web Site.
Walter Brown; age 25; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; miner; living at Hemphill, WV; son of
Jim and Annie; married on 15 Dec 1919 at Wilcoe, WV; Rosa Mitchem; age 23; born in McDowell
Co, WV; divorced; daughter of Causby.


Rosa Mitchem

1. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Elkhorn District, page 152A, Family 70.
Listed as Rosa Mitchem, age 4, born in Apr 1896, in WV, in household of father, Isaiah Mitchem.
2. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Adkin District, taken on 23 May 1910, Page 29B, Family #253.
Listed as Rosa Mitchem, age 14, born in WV, in household of uncle, Noah G. Mitchem.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage records; Vol #__(1912); Page 68; WV Archives Web Site.
K.P. Pressly; age 27; born in McDowell Co, WV; divorced; lumber man; living at Thorpe, WV;
son of James and Cosby; married on 28 dec 1912 at Gary, WV; Rosa Mitchell (sic, Mitchem);
age 21; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; daughter of Isaiah and Cosby.
4. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1919); Page 390; WV Archives Web Site.
Walter Brown; age 25; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; miner; living at Hemphill, WV; son of
Jim and Annie; married on 15 Dec 1919 at Wilcoe, WV; Rosa Mitchem; age 23; born in McDowell
Co, WV; divorced; daughter of Causby.
5. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1934); Page 318; WV Archives Web Site.
Avon Mullins; age 26; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; miner; living at Capels, WV; son of Richard and
Alafair; married on 14 Apr 1934 at Capels, WV; Rosa Brown; age 30; born in McDowell Co, WV; divorced;
living at Davy, WV; daughter of Is. and Causby.


Robert Graham

1. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Barkers Ridge District, taken on 17 May 1910;
Page 210B, Family #253.
Listed as Robert Graham, age 4, born in WV, in household of grandmother,
Sarah E. Howerton Graham, with father, Thomas J. Graham.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1920); Page 26; WV Archives Web Site.
Robert Graham; age 18; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; miner; living at Eckman, WV; son of
Tom and Barbara Ellen; married on 2 Nov 1920 at Eckman, WV; Lizzie Mitchem; age 17; born in
McDowell Co, WV; single; daughter of Gus and Sarah.


Lizzie 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 Lizzie Mitchem; age 15; born in WV; in household of uncle, Benjamin H. Mitchem.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1920); Page 26; WV Archives Web Site.
Robert Graham; age 18; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; miner; living at Eckman, WV; son of
Tom and Barbara Ellen; married on 2 Nov 1920 at Eckman, WV; Lizzie Mitchem; age 17; born in
McDowell Co, WV; single; daughter of Gus and Sarah.


Hiram Lafayette Lambert

1. 1870 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Elkhorn Township, page 9, Family #50.
Listed as Hiram L. Lambert, age 2 months, in household of father, Garret Lambert.
2. 1880 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Complied by William A. Marsh, page 785.
Elkhorn Township, page 008.
Listed as Hiram L. Lambert, age 10, in household of father, Garrett Lambert.
3. "Marriage Records of McDowell Co, WV", Page 34.
Marriage Record, Book 1, 1865-1896, Page 121.
Hiram Lambert, age 20, born in McDowell Co, WV, married on 23 Jun 1890
Charlotte Knuckles, age 18, born in Mcdowell Co, WV. No parents were listed.
4. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; taken on 16 Jun 1900; Page 101B;
Family #306/335.
Listed as Hiram Lambert; age 30; born in WV in 1870; married 10 yrs; laborer; head of household.
5. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1907); Page 373; WV Archives Web Site.
Hiram Lambert; age 37; born in McDowell Co, WV; widowed; miner; living at Eckman, WV;
son of Gary and Martha; married on 14 Feb 1907 at Eckman, WV; Louvena Green; age 26;
born in McDowell Co, WV; widow; daughter of Thomas and Pricey Mitchem.
6. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; taken on 21 Apr 1910; Page 69A; Image 23 of 25;
Family #170 219.
Listed as Hiram L. Lambert; age 40; born in WV; married twice; last time for 4 yrs; odd job laborer;
head of household.
7. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Big Four; taken on 10/16 Jan 1920;
Page 19B; Image 37 of 53; Family #346/364.
Listed as Hiram Lambert; age 49; born in WV; married; coal miner; head of household.
8. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1921); Page 141; WV Archives Web Site.
Hiram Lambert; age 51; born in McDowell Co, WV; single (sic); miner; living at Big Four, WV;
son of Garet and Martha; married on 21 May 1921 at Kimball, WV; Mandy Mitchem; age 23; born
in McDowell Co, WV; single; daughter of James and Sarah.
9.1930 Cwnsus, Mercer Co, WV; Rock District; taken on 22 Apr 1930; Page 201A; Image 65 of 99;
Family #557/604.
Listed as Hiram Lambert; age 61; born in WV; widowed; laborer in coal mine; boarder; in
household of Sam Graham.
10. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Hiram Lafayette Lambert
Gender: Male
Race: White
Birth Date: 10 Apr 1870
Birth Place: McDowell, West Virginia
Father: Garrett Lambert
Mother: Martha J Russel
SSN: 234368862
Notes: Nov 1942: Name listed as HIRAM LAFAYETTE LAMBERT"
11. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #12129; WV Archives Web Site.
Hiram L. Lambert; age 87; born 10 Apr 1867 (sic?, 1870?) at Big Four, WV; married; retired; living
at Hensley, WV; son of Garrett and Martha (Russell) Lambert; died 6 Sep 1954 in Welch Emerbency
Hospital, Welch, WV; due to acute cardiac failure; cardio-vascular disease; arteriosclerosis; buried
9 Sep 1954 in Big Jenny Cemetery; informant, Malan Lambert.


Amanda J. Mitchem

1. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; taken on 15 Jun 1900 Page 101A;
Family #301.
Listed as Mandy Mitchem; age 2; born in WV in 1898; in household of father, James Mitchem.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1912); Page 400; WV Archives Web Site.
John J. Mitchem; age 21; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; laborer; living at Eckman, WV; son of
Thomas and Tilda; married on 25 Jun 1912 at Eckman, WV; Mandy J. Mitchem; age 16; born in
McDowell Co, WV; single; daughter of J.G. and Sarah.
3. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Landgraff; taken on 24 Jan 1920;
Page 64B; Family #510/530.
Listed as Manday Mitchem; age 25; born in WV; married; in household of husband, John H.
Mitchem.
4. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1921); Page 141; WV Archives Web Site.
Hiram Lambert; age 51; born in McDowell Co, WV; single (sic); miner; living at Big Four, WV;
son of Garet and Martha; married on 21 May 1921 at Kimball, WV; Mandy Mitchem; age 23; born
in McDowell Co, WV; single; daughter of James and Sarah.