McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families and Individules

Notes


Georgia Sipple

1. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #'61 016895; WV Archives Web Site.
Georga Mitchem; age 51; born 25 May 1910 in WV; married; living at Davy, WV; daughter of
_______and Cyndia Sipple; died 1 Jul 1961 in Welch Emergency Hospital, Welch, WV; from
congestive heart failure; buried 3 Jul 1961 in Brushfork Cemetery, Wharncliffe, WV; informant,
Don Gibson, Wharncliffe, WV.


Dorsa Mitchem

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; taken on 7 Apr 1930; Page 69A; Image
9 of 47; Family #74/76.
Listed as Dorothy Mitchem; age 1 yr, 7 mons; born in WV; in household of father, Floyd Mitchem.
2. "Bluefield Daily Telegraph"; Bluefield, WV; 1 Jun 2013; newspaper obit.
"DAVY — Dorsa Mitchem, 84, of Davy went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, May 29, 2013 in Arbors Nursing Home in Gallipolis, Ohio.

"Born August 25, 1928 in Capels, he was the son of the late Floyd Mitchem and Judy Mullins Mitchem. He was a Korean War veteran of the U.S. Army and received the Korean Service Medal, Bronze Star and a Purple Heart during his service. He formerly worked at Model Furniture Store, and worked in maintenance at Stevens Clinic Hospital in Welch. He was a member of the Mountain Top Baptist Church in Premier.

"In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Savannah Mills Mitchem; two infant daughters, Drema Darlene Mitchem and Dianne Lynn Mitchem; and five sisters and eight brothers. He was the last surviving member of his original family.

"Those left to cherish his memory are his daughter, Judy Arlene Heath of the home; a granddaughter, Shannon Raelene Heath of Knoxville, Tenn.; and a foster granddaughter, Whitney Lynn Mills of the home.

"Funeral service will be conducted Monday at 1 p.m. at the Mountain Top Baptist Church, Premier with the Rev. Ralph Steele officiating. Burial will follow in Big Jenny Cemetery, Big Jenny where military graveside rites will be conducted by VFW Post 1144 of Iaeger..."


Drema Darlene Mitchem

1. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #'59 002035; WV Archives Web Site.
Drema Darlene Mitchem; age 2 mons, 19 days; born 12 Nov 1958 at Welch, WV; daughter of
Dorsa and Savannal (Mills) Mitchem; died 1 Feb 1959 at Gary, WV; from upper respiratory infection;
buried3 Feb 1959 at Thorpe, WV; informant, Dorsa Mitchem, Gary, WV.
2. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Thorpe Cemetery, Thorpe, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by Kenneth
Bowman; 15 Dec 2011.
Drema Darlene Mitchem; born 12 Nov 1958 at Welch, WV; died 1 Feb 1959 at Gary, WV; buried
here.


Dinah Lynn Mitchem

1. McDowell Co, WV; Death Registry; Vol #__(1961); Browns Creek District; WV Archives Web Site.
Dinah Lynn Mitchem; born and died on 1 Sep 1961 in Welch Emergency Hospital, Welch, WV;
stillborn; daughter of Dorsa and Savannah (Mills) Mitchem; buried 2 Sep 1961 in Justice Cemetery,
Asco, WV.


Shade L. Mills

1. 1910 Census, Johnson Co, KY; White House Precinct; taken on 15 Apr 1910; Pag 175A; Image 9 of 42;
Family #72/74.
Listed as Shade L. Mills; age 11 mons; born in KY; in household fo father, John L. Mills.
2. McDowell Co, WV; orn in Marriage Records; Vol #__(1935); Page 129; WV Archives Web Site.
Shade Mills; age 25; born in Johnson Co, KY; single; miner; living at Davy, WV; son of J.L. and
Mint; married on 22 Aug 1935 at Davy, WV; Mabel Rose; age 16; born in McDowell Co, WV;
single; daughter of Wilburn abd Ellis.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #'62 007668; WV Archives Web Site via LDS Web Site.
Shade L. Mills; age 53; born 14 May 1910 at Paintsville, KY; married; retired; living at Davy, WV;
son of John L. and Minnie (Musick) Mills; died 25 May 1963 at Capels, WV; from a coronary
thrombosis; buried 28 May 1963 in Justice Cemetery, Asco, WV; informant, Mabel Mills, Davy, WV.


Mabel Rose

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1935); Page 129; WV Archives Web Site.
Shade Mills; age 25; born in Johnson Co, KY; single; miner; living at Davy, WV; son of J.L. and
Mint; married on 22 Aug 1935 at Davy, WV; Mabel Rose; age 16; born in McDowell Co, WV;
single; daughter of Wilburn abd Ellis.


John L. Mills

1. 1910 Census, Johnson Co, KY; White House Precinct; taken on 15 Apr 1910; Pag 175A; Image 9 of 42;
Family #72/74.
Listed as John L. Mills; age unknown; born in KY; married 3 times; last time for 2 yrs; farm laborer; head
of household.


Minnie Musick

1. 1910 Census, Johnson Co, KY; White House Precinct; taken on 15 Apr 1910; Pag 175A; Image 9 of 42;
Family #72/74.
Listed as Mintie Mills; age 22; born in KY; married once for 2 yrs; 1 child, 1 living; in household of husband,
John L. Mills.


Mat Hankins

1. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Sandy River District, page 239A, Family #3.
Listed as Mat Hankins, age 9, born in Sep 1890 in VA, in household of mother, Rebecca Hankins.
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 Matt Hankins; age 30; born in WV; married; brakeman for steam railroad; head of household.
4. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1923 Page 46; WV Archives Web Site.
Mat Hankins; age 27; born in Tazewell Co, VA; single ?; miner; living at Panther, WV; son of Mose
and Rebecca; married on 18 Jul 1923 at Panther, WV; Carlie Lester; age 18; born in McDowell Co,
WV; single; daughter of Wallace and Ella.


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".


Birdie Hankins

1. 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 Birdie Hankins; age 5 yrs, 6 mons; born in WV; in household of father, Mat Hankins.
2.1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; Pageton; taken on 18 Apr 1930; Page 132B; Image 24
of 36; Family #231/237.
Listed as Bertie Mitchem; age 18; born in WV; single; in household of step-father, William L. Mitchem.


James Monroe Findley

1. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; taken on ___May 1910; Page 12B; Image 24 of 30;
Family #224/239.
Listed as James M. Findley; age 52; born in VA; married once for 31 yrs; farmer; head of household.
2. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; Havaco; taken on 31 Jan/2 Feb 1920; Page 166A;
Image 1 of 13; Family #343/369.
Listed as James M. Finley; age 64; born in VA; married; head of household.


Emiline "Emily" Blevins

1. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; taken on ___May 1910; Page 12B; Image 24 of 30;
Family #224/239.
Listed as Emaline Findley; age 45; born in VA; married once for 31 yrs; 9 children, 8 living; in household
of husband, James M. Findley.
2. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; Havaco; taken on 31 Jan/2 Feb 1920; Page 166A;
Image 1 of 13; Family #343/369.
Listed as Emiline Finley; age 54; born in VA; married; in household of husband, James M. Findley.


Arthur S. Findley

1. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; taken on ___May 1910; Page 13A; Image 25 of 30;
Family #224/239.
Listed as Arthur S. Findley; age 21; born in VA; single; in household of father, James M. Findley.


Thomas Findley

1. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; taken on ___May 1910; Page 13A; Image 25 of 30;
Family #224/239.
Listed as Thomas Findley; age 11; born in VA; in household of father, James M. Findley.


Lindy Jane Findley

1. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; taken on ___May 1910; Page 13A; Image 25 of 30;
Family #224/239.
Listed as Lindy J. Findley; age 11; born in VA; in household of father, James M. Findley.
2. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; Havaco; taken on 31 Jan/2 Feb 1920; Page 166A;
Image 1 of 13; Family #343/369.
Listed as Janie Finley; age 20; born in VA; single; in household of father, James M. Findley.


Donnie Dale Mitchem Sr

1. US Public Records Index; LDS Web Site.
Donnie D. Mitchem; born 14 Aug 1933; living at RR #1, Box 234, Bluefield, VA 24605 on 13 Jul
2001; lived at 343 Grove Street, Brooklyn, NY 11237 on 1 Jan 1995 to 1 Jan 1998.


Virginia V. Dillon

1. US Public Records Index; LDS Web Site.
Virginia V. Mitchem; born 8 Mar 1938; living at Abbs Valley Road, Bluefield, VA 24605 on 1 Jan
2009; also lived at RR1, Box 376, Bluefield, VA from 1 May 1993 to 15 Noc 2007.


Donnie Dale Mitchem Jr

1. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #'59 001986; WV Archives Web Site.
Donnie Dale Mitchem, Jr; age 8 mons, 13 days; born 9 May 1958 at Welch, WV; son of Donnie
Dale and Virginia (Dillon) Mitchem, Sr; living in Abbs Valley, VA; died 24 Jan 1959 in Welch
Emergency Hospital, Welch, WV; from pneumonia; buried 27 Jan 1959 in Iaeger Memorial
Cemetery, Roderfield, WV; informant, Donnie Dale Mitchem, Bluefield, VA.
2. FindAGrave.com; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
Valerie Neal; 18 feb 2016.
Donnie Dale Mitchem, Jr; born 9 May 1958; died 24 Jan 1959; buried here; no grave marker photo shown.


Benjamin Mitchem

1. Virginia, Select Marriages, 1785-1940; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Ben Michran
Gender: Male
Age: 26
Birth Date: 1876
Marriage Date: 28 Dec 1902
Marriage Place: Tazewell Co., Virginia
Father: Jun
Mother: Jane
Spouse: Bell Branscom
FHL Film Number: 34214
Reference ID: P156 L310"


Bellzorah Candice Branscome

1. 1900 Census, Grayson Co, VA; taken on 6 Jun 1900; Page 87B; Image 8 of 36; Family #64/67.
Listed as Bellzorah C. Brancum; age 19; born in Oct 1880 in VA; single; in household of father,
David C. Branscome.
2. Virginia, Select Marriages, 1785-1940; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Bell Branscom
Gender: Female
Age: 23
Birth Date: 1879
Marriage Date: 28 Dec 1902
Marriage Place: Tazewell Co., Virginia
Father: David C.
Mother: Martha
Spouse: Ben Michran
FHL Film Number: 34214
Reference ID: P156 L310"
3. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #'59 002034; WV Archives Web Site.
Belle Candace Mitchem; age 77; born 24 Oct 1879 at Baywood, VA; widow; living at Asco, WV;
daughter of David and Rosie (Williams) Branscome; died 10 Feb 1959 at Asco, WV; from
coronary thrombosis; buried 13 Feb 1959 in Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, WV; informant,
Mrs. Violet Bourne (this is her sister), Asco, WV.
4. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
Valerie Neal; 18 Feb 2016.
Bell Candace Brancome Mitchell; born 24 Oct 1879; died 10 Feb 1959; buried here; no grave marker
photo shown.


David C. Branscome

1. Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940; LDS Web Site.
D.C. Branscom; age 27; born in Grayson Co, VA; single; son of I. and S. Branscum; married on
5 Jun 1877 in Grayson Co, VA; Rosamond Williams; age 27; born in Carroll Co, VA; single; daughter
of M. and ____Williams.
2. 1900 Census, Grayson Co, VA; taken on 6 Jun 1900; Page 87B; Image 8 of 36; Family #64/67.
Listed as David C. Brancum; age 52; born in Mar 1848 in VA; married 25 yrs; farmer; head of
household.
3. 1910 Census, Grayson Co, VA; Old Town District; taken on 18 Apr 1910; Page 94B; Image 4 of
32; Family #32/32.
Listed as David C. Branscome; age 60; born in VA; married once for 41 yrs; farmer; head of
household.
4. 1920 Census, Grayson Co, VA; Old Town District; taken on 6 Jan 1920; Page 176A; Image 5 of
24; Family #48/50.
Listed as David C. Branscomb; age 71; born in VA; married; farmer; head of household.


Rosamond "Rosie" Williams

1. Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940; LDS Web Site.
D.C. Branscom; age 27; born in Grayson Co, VA; single; son of I. and S. Branscum; married on
5 Jun 1877 in Grayson Co, VA; Rosamond Williams; age 27; born in Carroll Co, VA; single; daughter
of M. and ____Williams.
2. 1900 Census, Grayson Co, VA; taken on 6 Jun 1900; Page 87B; Image 8 of 36; Family #64/67.
Listed as Rosamon Brancum; age 59; born in Aug 1840 in VA; married 25 yrs; 4 children, all living;
in household of husband, David C. Branscome.
3. 1910 Census, Grayson Co, VA; Old Town District; taken on 18 Apr 1910; Page 94B; Image 4 of
32; Family #32/32.
Listed as Rosamond Branscome; age 65; born in VA; maried once for 41 yrs; 4 children, all living;
in household of husband, David C. Branscome.
4. 1920 Census, Grayson Co, VA; Oldtown District; taken on 6 Jan 1920; Page 176A; Image 5 of
24; Family #48/50.
Listed as Rosa Branscomb; age 76; born in VA; married; in household of husband, David C.
Branscome.


Houston L. Branscome

1. 1900 Census, Grayson Co, VA; taken on 6 Jun 1900; Page 87B; Image 8 of 36; Family #64/67.
Listed as Houston L. Brancum; age 16; born in Jan 1884 in VA; in household of father,
David C. Branscome.