McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families and Individuals

Notes


Milton P. Blankenship

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1950); Page 95; WV Archives Web Site.
Milton P. Blankenship; age 32; born at Inez, KY; single; living at Williamson, WV; marrid on
22 Jul 1950 at the Methodist Parsonage, Anawalt, WV; Mary Louise Mitchem; age 26; born
in Pageton, WV; single; living at Anawalt, WV.
2. US Veterans Gravesite, 1775-2006; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Milton P. Blankenship; born 9 Dec 1917; died 2 Mar 2001; FN US Navy; buried in Whitehaven
Memorial Park, Mayfield Village, Cleveland, OH.


Mary Louise Mitchem

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkins District; Pageton; taken on 21 Apr 1930; Page 136B;
Image 32 of 36; Family #307/317.
Listed as Louise Mitchem; age 6; born in WV; in household of father, Samuel Mitchem.
2. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; Anawalt; E.D. 24-9; Page 159A; Image 9 of 50;
Household #64.
Listed as Louise Mitchem; age 15; born in WV; 9th grade education; attending school;
lived in McDowell Co, WV on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Samuel L. Mitchem.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1950); Page 95; WV Archives Web Site.
Milton P. Blankenship; age 32; born at Inez, KY; single; living at Williamson, WV; marrid on
22 Jul 1950 at the Methodist Parsonage, Anawalt, WV; Mary Louise Mitchem; age 26; born
in Pageton, WV; single; living at Anawalt, WV.
4. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Whitehaven Memorial Park, Mayfield Heights, Cuyahoga Co, OH;
submitted by irish mom; 18 May 2013.
Mary Louise Blankenship; born 12 Oct 1923; died 17 May 2013; buried here; obit shown.
"Mary Louise Blankenship, 89, of Mentor, passed away Friday, May 17, 2013, at Hospice House in Cleveland.

"She was born Oct. 12, 1923, in Pageton, W. Va., to Sam and Irene Mitchem.

"Mary belonged to Nottingham Baptist Church in Willoughby Hills.

"She enjoyed gardening, and loved her flowers and jigsaw puzzles.

"Survivors include her children, David (Linda) Blankenship of Mentor and Rosemary Broos of Madison; seven grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren.

"She was preceded in death by her husband, Milton; son, Michael; and granddaughter, Elaine.
A funeral service will be 10 a.m. Wednesday at Nottingham Baptist Church, 2921 Bishop Road, Willoughby Hills. Interment will be in Whitehaven Memorial Park, Mayfield Village..."


Bobby G. Mitchem

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; Anawalt; E.D. 24-9; Page 159A; Image 9 of 50;
Household #64.
Listed as Bobby Mitchem; age 5; born in WV; in household of father, Samuel L. Mitchem.
2. "Richlands News-Press & Clinch Valley News"; Richlands, VA; 21 Jun 2006; Newspaper Obit;
Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Bobby G. Mitchem, 70, of Bluefield, VA, died June 15 at his home.

"Born in Pageton, he was a son of the late Samuel Mitchem and Irene Griggs Mitchem.

"He was retired from Aratex Uniform Co. in Bluefield, VA, after over 30 years of service and also was a former employee for Burketts Esso in Bluefield, VA. He was of the United Pentecostal faith and had served in the U.S. Air Force and was a former member of the Bluefield, Va. VFW Memorial Post 9696.

"In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Peggy Patton Mitchem; five brothers, Roy, Ran, Arnold, Orville and Danny Mitchem; and two sisters, Shirley Hartley and Kathleen Mitchem; and one granddaughter, Brandy Lynn Adkins.

"Survivors: sons, Arnold G. Mitchem of Bluefield, WV, Robert C. Mitchem of Raven; daughters, Elizabeth Gail Doner and husband, Marshall, of Orlando, FL, Tammy Mitchem of Bluefield, VA; brothers, Roger Mitchem and wife, Charlotte, Tunis Mitchem, and Doug Mitchem and wife, Patricia, all of Big Branch, Howard Mitchem and wife, Linda, of Bluefield, WV; sisters, Carolyn Farmer and Sandra Mitchem, both of Big Branch, Louise Milton of Columbus, OH; sister-in-law, Betty Mitchem of New Jersey, Ruby Mitchem of Pennsylvania; 11 grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren.

"The funeral was conducted June 18 at 2 p.m. at the Dudley Memorial Chapel in Bluefield, VA with Pastor Scott Hall officiating.

"Burial followed in the Grandview Memory Gardens...."


Johnny William Church

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1948); Page 135; WV Archives Web Site.
Johnny William Church; age 22; born and living at Iaeger, WV; single; married on 5 Feb 1948 at
Welch, WV; Vera Virginia Mitchem; age 21; born and living at Davy, WV; single.


Vera Virgina Mitchem

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Davy; E.D. 24-35; taken on 16 Apr 1940
Page 703A; Image 22 of 57; Household #183.
Listed as Vera Mitchem; age 14; born in WV; 7th grade education; attending school; lived in
same place on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, John B. Mitchem.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1948); Page 135; WV Archives Web Site.
Johnny William Church; age 22; born and living at Iaeger, WV; single; married on 5 Feb 1948 at
Welch, WV; Vera Virginia Mitchem; age 21; born and living at Davy, WV; single.


Gilbert Elbert Mitchem

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Davy; E.D. 24-35; taken on 16 Apr 1940
Page 703A; Image 22 of 57; Household #183.
Listed as Gilbert Mitchem; age 19; born in WV; 2 yrs HS education; lived in same place on 1 Apr
1935; loader in coal mine; in household of father, John B. Mitchem.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1941); Page 44; WV Archives Web Site.
Gilbert Mitchem; age 21; born and living at Davy, WV; single; married on 3 May 1941 at Welch,
WV; Daisy Burks; age 18; born and living at Kimball, WV; single; with consent of Frances Burks,
mother of Daisy Burks.
3. WWII Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Gilbert Elbert Mitchem
Race: White
Age: 21
Relationship to Draftee: Self (Head)
Birth Date: 25 Apr 1920
Birth Place: Davy, West Virginia, USA
Residence Place: Davy, Mcdowell, West Virginia, USA
Registration Date: 1 Jul 1941
Registration Place: Davy, Mcdowell, West Virginia, USA
Employer: New River And Pocahontas Cons Coal Co
Weight: 130
Complexion: Light
Eye Color: Brown
Hair Color: Brown
Height: 5 6
Next of Kin: J B Mitchem
Household Members:
Name Relationship
Gilbert Elbert Mitchem Self (Head)"
4. US Pulic Records Index, Vol 2; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Gilbert Mitchem; born 25 Apr 1920; living at PO Box 47, Fanrock, WV 24834.


Daisy Burks

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; rural; E.D. 24-33; taken on 29 Apr 1940;
Page 670B; Image 36 of 44; Household #301.
Listed as Daisy Burks; age 15; born in WV; 6th grade education; attending school; lived in same
house on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, John C. Burks.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1941); Page 44; WV Archives Web Site.
Gilbert Mitchem; age 21; born and living at Davy, WV; single; married on 3 May 1941 at Welch,
WV; Daisy Burks; age 18; born and living at Kimball, WV; single; with consent of Frances Burks,
mother of Daisy Burks.
3. Social Security Death Index; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Daisy Mitchem; born 4 Jan 1925; died 3 Jan 1994; last residence, Fanrock, WV; SS#234-68-8711;
card issued in WV in 1960.


Isaac Mitchem

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Northfork District; Burk; E.D. 24-54; taken on 22 Apr 1940
Page 1039B ; Image 46 of 46; Household #386.
Listed as Isaac Mitchem; age 40; born in VA; married; 5th grade education; lived in Wyoming Co,
WV on 1 Apr 1935; loader in coal mine; head of household.


Pheoby

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Northfork District; Burk; E.D. 24-54; taken on 22 Apr 1940
Page 1039B; Image 46 of 46; Household #386.
Listed as Pheoby Mitchem; age 34; born in VA; married; 6th grade education; lived in Wyoming Co,
WV on 1 Apr 1935; in household of husband, Isaac Mitchem.


Steven Mitchem

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Northfork District; Burk; E.D. 24-54; taken on 22 Apr 1940
Page 1039B; Image 46 of 46; Household #386.
Listed as Steven Mitchem; age 16; born in VA; 7th grade education; attending school; lived in
Wyoming Co, WV on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Isaac Mitchem.


Mary Mitchem

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Northfork District; Burk; E.D. 24-54; taken on 22 Apr 1940
Page 1039B; Image 46 of 46; Household #386.
Listed as Mary Mitchem; age 15; born in WV; 6th grade education; not attending school; lived in
Wyoming Co, WV on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Isaac Mitchem.


Melvin Mitchem

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Northfork District; Burk; E.D. 24-54; taken on 22 Apr 1940
Page 1039B; Image 46 of 46; Household #386.
Listed as Melvin Mitchem; age 13; born in WV; 5th grade education; attending school; lived in
Wyoming Co, WV on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Isaac Mitchem.


Freeman Mitchem

1. McDowell Co, WV; Death Registry; Vol #__(1930); Page 138; Line 21; WV Archives Web Site.
Freman Mitchem; age 3 mons; born 27 Jul 1930; son of Isacc and Pheoby Mitchem; died 29 Oct
1930 at Keystone, WV; from acute colitis.


Everret Mitchem

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Northfork District; Burk; E.D. 24-54; taken on 22 Apr 1940
Page 1039B; Image 46 of 46; Household #386.
Listed as Evert Mitchem; age 10; born in WV; 3th grade education; attending school; lived in
Wyoming Co, WV on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Isaac Mitchem.


Doris Mitchem

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Northfork District; Burk; E.D. 24-54; taken on 22 Apr 1940
Page 1039B; Image 46 of 46; Household #386.
Listed as Doris Mitchem; age 6; born in WV; no education; not attending school; lived in
Wyoming Co, WV on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Isaac Mitchem.


Donald Mitchem

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Northfork District; Burk; E.D. 24-54; taken on 22 Apr 1940
Page 1039B; Image 46 of 46; Household #386.
Listed as Donald Mitchem; age 4; born in WV; in household of father, Isaac Mitchem.


Pheoby Mitchem

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Northfork District; Burk; E.D. 24-54; taken on 22 Apr 1940
Page 1039B; Image 46 of 46; Household #386.
Listed as Pheoby Mitchem; age 3; born in WV; in household of father, Isaac Mitchem.


Bonny Lee Mitchem

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Northfork District; Burk; E.D. 24-54; taken on 22 Apr 1940
Page 1039B; Image 46 of 46; Household #386.
Listed as Bonny Lee Mitchem; age 4 mons; born in WV; in household of father, Isaac Mitchem.


Beulah Louise Mitchem

1. 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 Beulah Mitchem; age 6; born in WV; no education; nat attending school; lived in
same place on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Squire A. Mitchem.
2. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Woodlawn Cemetery, Bluewell, Mercer Co, WV; submitted by Orval
Hodges; 1 Oct 2012.
Beulah Louise Mitchem Lambert; born 13 Oct 1933; died 29 Sep 2012; buried here; obit and
picture shown.
"Bluefield Daily Telegraph"; Bluefield, WV; 29 Sep 2012; Newspaper Obit.
"ANAWALT — Beulah Louise Lambert, age 78, of Riddle Drive (P.O. Box 303), Anawalt, passed away on Saturday, September 29, 2012 at Princeton Community Hospital.

"Born on October 13, 1933 in Pageton, she was a daughter of the late Allen and Maude Cooper Mitchem. She had been a lifelong resident of McDowell County. Since she was 10 years old, she had been a member of the Long Point Missionary Baptist Church at Spencer's Curve in Anawalt. She was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother.

"In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by four brothers and two sisters.

"Survivors include: Husband: Newton L. Lambert Jr. of the home; one daughter: Patricia Workman and husband Carl of Leckie; two sons: Newton L. "Newt" Lambert III and girlfriend Kim of Asheboro, N.C., David Allen Lambert and wife Pearl of Trinity, N.C.; two grandchildren: David Alan Lambert and Jonathan Carl Workman; six brothers: Claude Mitchem of Pageton, Ronnie Mitchem of Northfork, Harry Mitchem of Anawalt, Theodore Mitchem of MacArthur, Donald Mitchem of Sophia, N.C., Iven Mitchem of Anawalt; one sister: Margaret Danaze Greer of Anawalt.

"Funeral services will be conducted on Tuesday, October 2, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. at the Long Point Missionary Baptist Church in Anawalt with the Rev. Donnie Farmer officiating. Burial will follow at Woodlawn Memorial Park in Bluewell..."


James L. Mitchem

1. US Public Records Index, Vol 2; Ancestry.com Web Site.
James L. Mitchem; born _______; living at Allen Trailer Court, Maybeury, WV 24861.
2. US Public Records Index, Vol 1; Ancestry.com Web Site.
James L. Mitchem; born 20 Aug 1946; living at PO Box 212, Eckman, WV 24829 in 1987.


Hazel Lucille Mitchem

1. US Public Records Index, Vol 2; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Hazel L. Mitchem; born _______; living at Allen Trailer Court, Maybeury, WV 24861.
2. Social Security Death Index; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Hazel L. Mitchem; born 22 Oct 1911; died 5 Apr 2011; last residence, Maybeury, McDowell Co, WV;
card issued in WV in 1960.
3. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Woodlawn Cemetery, Bluewell, Mercer Co, WV; submitted by Mandy
Broomfield; 16 Sep 2011.
Hazel Lucille Mitchem Mitchem; born 22 Oct 1944 at Eckman, WV; died 5 Apr 2011 in Roanoke,
VA; buried here.