McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families and Individuals

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John Crockett Smith

1. US Public Records Index, Vol 1; Ancestry.com Web Site.
John C. Smith; born _______; living at RR 3, Box 207, Statesville, NC 28677 in 1993.


Claudette

1. US Public Records Index, Vol 1; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Claudette Smith; born 5 Apr 1938; living at RR 3, Box 207, Statesville, NC 28677 in 1993.


Michael "Mike" Crigger

1. 1860 Census, Tazewell Co, VA; Eastern District; Burks Garden PO; taken on 6 Jul 1860; Page 782;
Family #637/628.
Listed as Michael Crigger; age 8; born in VA; in household of father George W. Criger.
2. 1870 Census, Tazewell Co, VA; Jeffersonville Township; Court House PO; taken on 23 Jul 1870;
Page 390A; Family #514/514.
Listed as Michael Crigger; age 14; born in VA; in household of father George W. Criger.
3. 1880 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Complied by William A. March, page 762.
Big Creek Township, page 013.
Listed as Michael Creger, age 23, in household of Margaret Beavers, a farm laborer.
4. "Marriage Records of McDowell Co, WV", page 25.
Marriage Record, Book 1, 1865-1896, page 115.
Michael Criger, age 27, born in TN, son of George and Tracy Criger, married
on 5 Aug 1886 Mary Lizabeth Underwood, age 19, born in McDowell Co, WV,
daughter of Peter and Anna Underwood.
5. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; taken on 5 Jun 1900; Page 75A;
Family #42/42.
Listed as Michael Criger, age 46, born in Jul 1855, in VA; married 17 yrs; farmer; head of
household.
6. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; taken on 12 Apr 1930; Page 256B;
Family #269/273.
Listed as Mike Crigger; age 74; born in WV; married at 18; farmer; head of household.
7. McDowell Co, WV Death Certificate #14984; WV Archives Web Site.
Mike Crigger; age 81 yrs, 3 mons, 23 days; born on 4 Jul 1855 in VA; married; husband of Mary
Crigger; son of George and Tracy (Lenord) Crigger; died on 27 Oct 1936 at Avondale, McDowell
Co, WV from endocarditis; buried on 29 Oct 1936 at Avondale, WV; informant, George Crigger,
Avondale.


Rebecca Estep

1. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Big Creek District, taken on 6 Jun 1900, Page 75B, Family #49/49.
Listed as Rebecca Estep, age 27, born in Dec 1872, in KY, in household of father, Sampson Estep.


David Jesse Estep

1. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Big Creek District, taken on 6 Jun 1900, Page 75B, Family #49/49.
Listed as Dory J. Estep, age 2, born in Apr 1898, in WV, in household of grandfather, Sampson
Estep, with mother Rebecca Estep.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1920); Page 390; WV Archives Web Site.
Jesse Estep; age 22; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; miner; living at Dan, WV; son of Rebecca
Estep; married on 12 May 1920 at Dan, WV; Elizabeth Rutter; age 17; born in Buchanan Co, VA;
single; daughter of Samuel and Mary Rutter.
3. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; taken on 17 Apr 1930; Page 76B; Image
24 of 47; Family #215/221.
Listed as Jesse Estep; age 29; born in WV; married at 22; both parents born in NC; loader in coal
mine; head of household.
(Brother, James Estep, age 16; born in WV; is also listed here)
4. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #'70 007345; WV Archives Web Site via LDS Web Site.
Jess Estep; age 74; born 27 Apr 1896 in WV; widowed; miner; living at Avondale, WV;
SS#236-18-3833; son of Mike Crigger and Rebecca Estep; died 15 May 1970 at Avondale, WV;
from and acute coronary thrombosis; buried 18 May 1970 in Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield,
WV,
5. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by B. Walls;
7 Apr 2014.
Jess D. Estep; born 27 Apr 1898; died 14 (sic, 15) May 1970; buried here; double headstone photo shown,
with wife, Myrtle M. Estep.


Elizabeth Rutter

1. 1910 Census, Buchanan Co, VA, Rock Lick District, taken on 6 May 1910, Page174B, Family #299.
Listed as Elizabeth Rutter, age 4, born in WV, in household of father, Samuel Rutter.
2. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Bradshaw, taken on 20/22 Jan 1920; Page
218B; Image 10 of 26; Family #81/81.
listed as Elizabeth Rutter; age 16; born in WV; in household of father, Samuel Rutter.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1920); Page 390; WV Archives Web Site.
Jesse Estep; age 22; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; miner; living at Dan, WV; son of Rebecca
Estep; married on 12 May 1920 at Dan, WV; Elizabeth Rutter; age 17; born in Buchanan Co, VA;
single; daughter of Samuel and Mary Rutter.


Smith Beverly

1. 1930 Census, Dickenson Co, VA; Willis District; taken on 11 Apr 1930; Page 162B; Image 18 of
27; Family #145/153.
Listed as Smith Beverly; age 23; born in VA; married; farmer; in household of father-in-law,
Samuel Rutter, with wife Katie Rutter Beverly.


Katy Rutter

1. 1910 Census, Buchanan Co, VA, Rock Lick District, taken on 6 May 1910, Page174B, Family #299.
Listed as Katy Rutter, age 1, born in WV, in household of father, Samuel Rutter.
2. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Bradshaw, taken on 20/22 Jan 1920; Page
218B; Image 10 of 26; Family #81/81.
Listed as Katy Rutter; age 12; born in WV; in household of father, Samuel Rutter.
3. 1930 Census, Dickenson Co, VA; Willis District; taken on 11 Apr 1930; Page 162B; Image 18 of
27; Family #145/153.
Listed as Kathy Beverly; age 22; born in VA; married; in household of father, Samuel Rutter, with
husband, Smith Beverly.


David Jesse Estep

1. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Big Creek District, taken on 6 Jun 1900, Page 75B, Family #49/49.
Listed as Dory J. Estep, age 2, born in Apr 1898, in WV, in household of grandfather, Sampson
Estep, with mother Rebecca Estep.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1920); Page 390; WV Archives Web Site.
Jesse Estep; age 22; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; miner; living at Dan, WV; son of Rebecca
Estep; married on 12 May 1920 at Dan, WV; Elizabeth Rutter; age 17; born in Buchanan Co, VA;
single; daughter of Samuel and Mary Rutter.
3. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; taken on 17 Apr 1930; Page 76B; Image
24 of 47; Family #215/221.
Listed as Jesse Estep; age 29; born in WV; married at 22; both parents born in NC; loader in coal
mine; head of household.
(Brother, James Estep, age 16; born in WV; is also listed here)
4. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #'70 007345; WV Archives Web Site via LDS Web Site.
Jess Estep; age 74; born 27 Apr 1896 in WV; widowed; miner; living at Avondale, WV;
SS#236-18-3833; son of Mike Crigger and Rebecca Estep; died 15 May 1970 at Avondale, WV;
from and acute coronary thrombosis; buried 18 May 1970 in Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield,
WV,
5. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by B. Walls;
7 Apr 2014.
Jess D. Estep; born 27 Apr 1898; died 14 (sic, 15) May 1970; buried here; double headstone photo shown,
with wife, Myrtle M. Estep.


Myrtle Mae Puckett

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; taken on 17 Apr 1930; Page 76B; Image
24 of 47; Family #215/221.
Listed as Myrtle Estep; age 24; born in WV; married at 17; in household of husband, Jesse Estep.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #'69 012064; WV Arcives Web Site via LDS Web Site.
Myrtle Estep; age 64; born in WV; married; wife of Jess Estep; housewife; living at Avondale,
WV; daughter of George and Maggie (Farley) Puckett, both born in VA; died 26 Jul 1969 in
Welch Emergency Hospital, Welch, WV; from metabolic acidosis due to biabetes mellitis; buried
28 Jul 1969 in Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, WV; informant, Jess Estep, Avondale, WV.
3. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by B. Walls;
7 Apr 2014.
Myrtle M. Estep; born 7 Jun 1906; died 26 Jul 1969; buried here; double headstone photo shown,
with husband, David Jesse Estep.


Marie Estep

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; taken on 17 Apr 1930; Page 76B; Image
24 of 47; Family #215/221.
Listed as Marie Estep; age 4 yrs, 4 mons; born in WV; in household of father, Jesse Estep.


Arty Estep

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; taken on 17 Apr 1930; Page 76B; Image
24 of 47; Family #215/221.
Listed as Arty Estep; age 2 yrs, 0 mons; born in WV; in household of father, Jesse Estep.


Clayton Estep

1. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #15992; WV Archives Web Site.
Clayton Estep; age 9; born at Bartley, WV; son of Jesse, born at English, WV, and Myrtle
(Puckett), born at Bottom Creek, WV, Estep; died 26 Jun 1946 in Grace Hospital, Welch, WV;
from tuberculous meningitis; buried 28 Jun 1946 in Estep Cemetery, Bartley, WV.


James Edward Deskins

1. McDowell Co, WV Marriage Records; Vol #__(1952); Page 419; WV Archves Web Site.
James Edward Deskins; age 24; born in Carless (sic?), WV; single; living at Bartley, WV; married
on 13 Dec 1952 at Jolo, WV; Delilah Fern Estep; age 19; born at Raysal, WV; single; living at
Avondale, WV; with consent of Jess and Myrtle Estep, parents of Delilah Fern Estep.


Delilah Fern Estep

1. McDowell Co, WV Marriage Records; Vol #__(1952); Page 419; WV Archves Web Site.
James Edward Deskins; age 24; born in Carless (sic?), WV; single; living at Bartley, WV; married
on 13 Dec 1952 at Jolo, WV; Delilah Fern Estep; age 19; born at Raysal, WV; single; living at
Avondale, WV; with consent of Jess and Myrtle Estep, parents of Delilah Fern Estep.


Jerry Darrell Deskins

1. US Public Records Index; LDS Web Site.
Jerry D. Deskins; born 28 Jan 1953; living at Avondale, WV from 25 Feb 2004-5 Dec 2008;
previously lived in Coalwood, WV and Ligonier, IN; possible relatives, Phyllis Darlene Deskins;
Steven Ray Deskins and Willma Gibbons.
2. US Public Records Index; LDS Web Site.
Phyllis Darlene Deskins; born 6 Mar 1954; living at Welch, WV from 1 Jul 2005-20 Oct 2006;
previously lived in Avondale, WV and Coalwood, WV; possible relatives, Jerry D. Deskins.
3. Fanning Funeral Home; Iaeger, WV; Posted Obit.
"Jerry Darrell Deskins,60, of Ritter Hollow near Avondale, WV, went to be with the Lord at his residence at 6:25 p.m. on Friday, November 15, 2013.

"Jerry was born January 28, 1953 in Bartley, WV, a son of James and Delilah Fern Estep Deskins. He was a driver for the McDowell County Commission on Aging. Jerry was always a hard worker who loved his family, his many friends, and loved the Lord. He was also a member of the New Beginning Christian Church of Bartley.

"Jerry was preceded in death by one sister, Charlett McClanahan, and his grandparents, Jess and Myrtle Estep .

"Jerry leaves behind his wife of 27 years, Phyllis Blevins Deskins; children, Andrea Deskins of Avondale, WV, Anthony Deskins of Huntington, WV, , Michael and wife Nikki Deskins , and Stephen and wife Jessica Deskins all of IN; grandchildren, Lily Lester, Bradley, Hailey and Evan Deskins, and Alyssa Kollman; his parents, Fern and James Deskins of IN; three siblings, Arnold Deskins, Robert Deskins and Debbie Myers and husband Donnie all of IN; a special aunt, Becky Parde of Bartley, WV; and numerous nieces, nephews and friends. Jerry touched so many lives and will be greatly missed.

"Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday, November 19, 2013, at 11 o'clock with Pastor Ellis Hagerman and Deacon Kevin Calhoun officiating at the Fanning Funeral Home Chapel in Iaeger, WV. Burial will follow in the Blevins Cemetery at Ritter Hollow near Avondale..."


Phyllis Darlene Blevins

1. US Public Records Index; LDS Web Site.
Jerry D. Deskins; born 28 Jan 1953; living at Avondale, WV from 25 Feb 2004-5 Dec 2008;
previously lived in Coalwood, WV and Ligonier, IN; possible relatives, Phyllis Darlene Deskins;
Steven Ray Deskins and Willma Gibbons.
2. US Public Records Index; LDS Web Site.
Phyllis Darlene Deskins; born 6 Mar 1954; living at Welch, WV from 1 Jul 2005-20 Oct 2006;
previously lived in Avondale, WV and Coalwood, WV; possible relatives, Jerry D. Deskins.