McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Familys and Individuals

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Louise Helen Barger

1. 1920 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Barkers Ridge District; Herndon; taken on 3 Feb 1920;
Page 174A; Image 19 of 40; Family #175/176.
Listed as Louise Mitchem; age 10; born in WV; in household of step-father, Floyd A. Mitchem.
2. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Salem Baptist Church Cemetery; Spotsylvania Co, VA; submitted by
Wil Bowler; 13 Sep 2006.
Louise Helen Barger Pates; born 14 Sep 1909; died 11 Mar 1988; buried here; headstone and
obit shown.
"Fredericksburg Free Lance Star; 12 March 1988

"Mrs. Louise Pates service on Monday

"A funeral service for Mrs. Louise Barger Pates, 78, of Spotsylvania County, who died Friday, March 11, at Medical College of Virginia Hospital in Richmond, will be held Monday at Salem Baptist Church cemetery. The Reverend Kelly Lane will officiate.

"Pallbearers will be Carl S. Pates III, Michael W. Pates, Jeffery Pates, Carlos Williams, Thomas Williams, Wesley Ramsey and Bobby Ramsey.

"Mrs. Pates was a longtime registered nurse and, until her retirement, she served at Mary Washington Hospital. She also had worded at several hospitals in Richmond and Rochester, New York. Seh was a graduate of the Bluefield Sanitarium Nursing School, Bluefield, West Virginia. Mrs. Pates was the widow of Carl S. Pates. She was member of Salem Baptist Church.

"Surviving are three sons, Carl S. Pates Jr and Richard D. Pates, both of Spotsylvania, Thomas Bundy of Rogersville, Tennessee; two daughters, Mrs. Carolyn P. Mathur of Fredericksburg and Ms. Patricia P. Booker of Richmond; one brother, Joe Mitchell of Beckley, West Virginia; two sisters, Mrs. Ruth Maguire and Mrs. Hazel Ramsey, both of Fredericksburg, and 11 grandchildren."


Ruth Mitchem

1. 1920 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Barkers Ridge District; Herndon; taken on 3 Feb 1920;
Page 174A; Image 19 of 40; Family #175/176.
Listed as Ruth Mitchem; age 2; born in WV; in household of father, Floyd A. Mitchem.
2. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Barkers Ridge District; taken on 24 Apr 1930; Page 107A; Image
35 of 41; Family #370/370.
Listed as Ruth Mitchem; age 13; born in WV; in household of father, Floyd A. Mitchem.


Hazel Mitchem

1. 1920 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Barkers Ridge District; Herndon; taken on 3 Feb 1920;
Page 174A; Image 19 of 40; Family #175/176.
Listed as Hazel Mitchem; age 7; born in WV; in household of father, Floyd A. Mitchem.
2. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Barkers Ridge District; taken on 24 Apr 1930; Page 107A; Image
35 of 41; Family #370/370.
Listed as Hazel Mitchem; age 18; born in WV; in household of father, Floyd A. Mitchem.


Floyd A. "Buck" Mitchem

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Birth Registry; Vol #__(1883); Page 51; Line 33; WV Archives Web Site.
Floyd A. Mitchem; born 3 Jul 1883 in Wyoming Co, WV; parents, Jed and Rebecca Mitchem;
reported by father, Jed Mitchem, farmer.
2. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Barkers Ridge District; taken on 9 Jun 1900; Page 217A; Image
7 of 25; Family #57/57.
Listed as Floyd A. Mitchem, age 16, born in Jul 1883, in household of
father, Jedediah Mitchem.
3. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Barkers Ridge District; taken on 5 May 1910; Page 201B; Image
14 of 37; Family #107/107.
Listed as Floyd A. Mitchem; age 26; born in WV; single; boarder; teamster laborer; in household
of Powell Lusk.
4. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1911); Page 408; WV Archives Web Site.
Floyd Mitchem; age 28; born and living in Wyoming Co, WV; son of Jeb and Rebecca; married on
24 Sep 1911 at the residence of the bride's parents; Cindy Holloway; age 29; born and lving in
Wyoming Co, WV; daughter of Buck and ______ Lafferty.
5. Wyoming Co, WV; WW I Draft Registration Card #817; 12 Sep 1918; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Floyd Mitchem; age 38; born 3 Jul 1880 (sic, 1883); living at Herndon, WV; farmer and miner;
employed by Flat Top Pocahontas Coal Co, Hrndon, WV; nearest realtive, Linda Mitchem,
Herndon, WV; short with medium build; blue eyes; bald.
6. 1920 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Barkers Ridge District; Herndon; taken on 3 Feb 1920;
Page 174A; Image 19 of 40; Family #175/176.
Listed as Floyd Mitchem; age 36; born in WV; married; laborer of coal company; head of
household.
7. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Barkers Ridge District; taken on 24 Apr 1930; Page 107A; Image
35 of 41; Family #370/370.
Listed as Floyd Mitchem; age 46; born in WV; married at 27; teamster in coal mine; head of
household.
8. Raleigh Co, WV; WW II Draft Registration Card #U-2434; 27 Apr 1942; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Floyd Mitchem; age 57; born 3 Jul 1884 (sic, 1883) in Wyoming Co, WV; living at Lanark, Raleigh
Co, WV; person who will always know Address, C.L. Blevins, Herndon, WV; employed by LaMar,
LaMar, Mercer Co, WV; 5'6" tal; 120 lbs; blue eyes; gray hair; ruddy complexion.
9. Raleigh Co, WV; Death Certificate #'69 004708; WV Archives Web Site via LDS Web Site.
Floyd Mitchem; age 81; born 7-__-87 (sic, 1883) in WV; married; husband of Isabell Mitchem;
retired coal miner; SS#233-14-7661; living at Prosperity, WV; son of Jed and Rebecca (Belcher)
(sic, Lambert) Mitchem; died 2 Mar 1969 in the Beckley Appalachian Regional Hospital, Beckley,
WV; from congestive heart failure due to pneumoconiosis; buried 5 Mar 1969 in Stanaford
Cemetery, Stanaford, WV; informant, Isabell Mitchem, Prosperity, WV.
10. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Stanaford Cemetery, Raleigh Co, WV; submitted by historianna; 23
Nov 2012.
Floyd A. "Buck" Mitchem; born 3 Jul 1883 at Davy, McDowell Co, WV (sic, birth record was in
Wyoming Co, WV); died 2 Mar 1969 in Prosperity, Raleigh Co, WV; pictures and headstone
shown.
11. Ancestry.com Web Site, Shorten Smith search, 25 Nov 2001, submitted by
Deb Walker, dedwalker52@yahoo.com
Floyd A. "Buck"Mitchem; son of Jedediah and Rebecca Lambert Mitchem;
married first, Lucindy Lafferty; second, Isabell Cottle.


Isabell Cottle

1. Social Security Death Index; LDS Web Site.
Isabell Mitchem; born 17 Sep 1896; died in Jan 1974; last residence, Prosperity, WV;
SS#233-96-1995; card issued in WV.


Matilda Hatfield

1. 1860 Census Logan Co, WV, taken 24 Jul 1860, Page 285, Family #552.
Listed as Matilda Hatfield, age 2, born in VA, in household of father,
Ferrell Hatfield.
2. 1870 Census Logan Co, WV, Magnolia Township, page 539B, Family #80.
Listed as Matilda Hatfield, age 12, in household of father, Ferrell
Hatfield.
3. 1880 Census of Logan Co, WV, Magnolia District, taken on 14 Jun 1880, Page
293A, Family #10.
Listed as Matilda Hatfield, age 22, born in VA, in household of father,
Ferrell Hatfield.


Eliza Jane Sizemore

1. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Barker's Ridge District, takem on 22 Jun 1900,
Page 224A, Family #170.
Listed as Liza J. Mitchem, age 20, born in Aug 1879 in WV, in household of
mother, Mary A. Mtchem.
2. Ancestry.com Web Site, Francis Marion Mitchem search, 15 Jun 2002, submitted
by Jerry Proffitt, jerryprofitt@hotmail.com.
Mary Ann Mitchem; daughter of Francis and Christina Milam Mitchem; had
children by John Marion Sizemore Sr, son of Owen and Nancy Lambert Sizemore.
Listed children: John Marion Sizemore, Jr, born abt 1874 in McDowell Co, WV,
married America Milam on 5 Nov 1901 in McDowell Co, WV: Almedia Mitchem,
born on 11 Jun 1887 in Wyoming Co, WV; married Lewis R. Steele on 9 Mar 1903
in McDowell Co, WV.
3. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Barkers Ridge District, taken on 26 Apr 1910,
Page 199A, Family #67.
Listed as Lina J. Mitchem, age 30, born in WV, single, in household of mother, Mary A. Mitchem.
4. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #13524; WV Archives Web Site.
Eliza Jane Mitchem; age abt 55; born in Wyoming Co, WV; single; daughter of Richard Sizemore
and Mary Ann Mitchem; died 20 Oct 1932 at Keystone, WV; from lobar pneumona; buried
22 Oct 1932 in Mitchem Cemetery, near Keystone, WV; informant, Isaac Mitchem, Northfork, WV.