McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families and Individuals

Notes


James William Carl Mitchem

1. 1920 Census, Russell Co, VA; Newgarden District; taken on 24/26 Jan 1920; Page 240B; Image
26 of 28; Family #215/215.
Listed as Carl Mitchem; age 6; born in WV; in household of father, John W. Mitchem.
2. 1930 Census, Mercer Co, WV; Jumping Branch District; taken on 12 Apr 1930; Page 131B; Image
10 of 25; Family #88/88.
Listed as W. Carl Mitchem; age 16; born in WV; in household of mother, Bertha S. Sarver
Mitchem.
3. "WWII Young American Patroits, 1941-1945"; McDowell Co; Page 400; Ancestry.com Web Site.
James William Carl Mitchem; Specialist First Class US Navy; born 1 Jan 1914; entered service 10
Aug 1945; served at Sampson, NY; Bermuda; awarded VM, America; attended Iaeger school;
Protestant; son of M/M John Mitchem, Roderfield, WV; husband of Mrs. Margaret Shrader
Mitchem, Roderfield, WV.
4. US Public Records Index, Vol #1; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Carl J. Mitchem; born 1 Jul 1914; living at 327 South 18th Avenue, Hopewell, VA 23860 in 1992.
5. Social Security Death Index; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Carl Mitchem; born 1 Jul 1914; died 9 Dec 1995; last residence, Hopewell, VA 23860;
SS#236-05-0923; card issued in WV before 1951.


Margarette Shrader

1. US Public Records Index, Vol #1; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Margarette S. Mitchem; born 3 Nov 1919; living at 327 South 18th Avenue, Hopewell, VA 23860
in 1993.


James Carl Mitchem

1. McDowell Co, WV; Death Registry; Vol #__(1939); Browns Creek District; Page 297; WV Achives
Web Site.
James Carl Mitchem; born and died 18 Oct 1939 at Roderfield, WV; stillborn; son of Carl and
Margarett (Shrader) Mitchem.


Laura E. Holloway

1. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Barkers Ridge District, taken on 15 Apr 1910; Page 195A,
Family #4/4.
Listed as Laura Lafferty (sic, Holloway), age 7, born in WV, in household of grandfather, John W.
Lafferty.
2. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens, Prosperity, Raleigh Co, WV; submitted
by Deborah (Bowles-Wine) Walker; 28 Oct 2013.
Laura E. Hollaway Redden; born 20 Mar 1902 in McDowell Co, WV; died 16 Nov 1974 in WV;
buried here; obit shown.
"Raleigh Register, Beckley, W. Va.; November 18, 1974

"Mrs. Laura E. Redden

"Funeral services for Mrs. Laura E. Redden, 72, of Lanark will conducted by the Rev. Jack Steward and the Rev. George Keller at the Blue Ridge Funeral Home Chapel Tuesday at 2 pm. Burial will follow in the Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens.
"Mrs. Redden died in a local hospital Saturday after a short illness.
"Born March 20, 1902, she was a daughter of the late Lucinda Lafferty and Tom H. Holloway.
"Her survivors also include her husband, Bernard R. Redden of Lanark; four sons, Chester R. Morris (Jackie) R. and Tommy Redden all of Lanark and John of Falls Church, Va.
Three daughters; Mrs. Edith Ewing of Lanark, Mrs. Betty Silvey of Alexandria, Va. Mrs. Mary Reno of Arlington, Va.; two brothers; John Holloway of Detroit Mich. and Joseph Mitchem of Ashland.
"Six sisters; Mrs. Everett King of Princeton, Mrs. Carl Pates and Mrs. Hazel Ramsey of Fredericksburg, Va., Mrs. Marie Williams of Norfolk, Va., Mrs. Bertha Shalfant (Chalfant) of Harrisburg, Pa., Mrs. Ruth McGuire of Fort Lauderdale, Fla.; 18 grandchildren and nine great grandchildren.
Friends may call at the Blue Ridge Funeral Home chapel from 5 to 9 pm Monday."


Gladys Holloway

1. FindAGrave.com Web Site; King Cemetery, Princeton, Mercer Co, WV; submitted by Deborah
(Bowles-Wine) Walker; 8 Mar 2013.
Gladys Holloway King; born 11 Jan 1906 at Dott, Mercer Co, WV; died 27 Jun 1986 in Princeton,
Mercer Co, WV; buried here; picture shown.


Lucinda Ann Lafferty

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Book #__(1900); Page 98; WV Archives Web Site.
Tomps Holliway; age 21; born in VA; miner; living at Ashland, WV; son of Jesse; married on 29
Apr 1900; Lucinda Ann Lafferty; age 18; born in Mercer Co, WV; single; daughter of J.W. and
Sarah.
2. 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.
3. 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 Sinday Mitchem; age 38; born in WV; married; in household of husband, Floyd A.
Mitchem.
4. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Barkers Ridge District; taken on 24 Apr 1930; Page 107A; Image
35 of 41; Family #370/370.
Listed as Cinda Mitchem; age 47; born in WV; married at 28; in household of husband, Floyd A.
Mitchem.
5. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Stanaford Cemetery, Raleigh Co, WV; submitted by historianna; 23
Nov 2012.
Luecinda "Cinda" Lafferty Mitchem; born 27 Jan 1882; died 27 Sep 1950; bured here; pictures
and marriage license shown.


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.