McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families and Individuals

Notes


Charles Donnelly

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1937); Page 28; WV Archives Web Site.
Charlie Donnely; born 21 Sep 1909 at Twin Branch, WV; living at Hensley; son of John and Hattie
Donnely; married on 24 Jun 1937 at Roderfield, WV; Ida Mullins; born 15 May 1912 at Whiteville,
VA; living at Iaeger, WV; daughter of Henderson and Rildy Mullins.
2. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Marytown; E.D. 24-36; taken on 23/24 Apr 1940;
Page 733A; Image 25 of 48; Household #213.
Listed as Charles Donnely; age 30; born in WV; married; 8th grade education; lived in same house on
1 Apr 1935; miner; head of household.


Ida Mae Mullins

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River Districy; taken on 17 Apr 1930; Page 237B; Image 30 of 36;
Family #233/237.
Listed as Ida Mullins; age 18; born in VA;; in household of father, Henderson Mullins.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1937); Page 28; WV Archives Web Site.
Charlie Donnely; born 21 Sep 1909 at Twin Branch, WV; living at Hensley; son of John and Hattie
Donnely; married on 24 Jun 1937 at Roderfield, WV; Ida Mullins; born 15 May 1912 at Whiteville,
VA; living at Iaeger, WV; daughter of Henderson and Rildy Mullins.
3. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Marytown; E.D. 24-36; taken on 23/24 Apr 1940;
Page 733A; Image 25 of 48; Household #213.
Listed as Ida Donnely; age 26; born in WV (sic, VA); married; 3rd grade education; lived in McDowell Co,
WV on 1 Apr 1935; in household of husband, Charles Donnelly.
4. Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Ida Simpson
SSN: 236-98-1611
Last Residence:
24881 Roderfield, Mcdowell, West Virginia, USA
BORN: 1 Jul 1913
Died: 5 Jul 2003
State (Year) SSN issued: West Virginia (1973)"
5. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Ida Simpson
[Ida Mullins]
Gender: Female
Race: White
Birth Date: 1 Jul 1913
Birth Place: Slate Creek, Virginia
Death Date: 5 Jul 2003
Father: Henison Mullins
Mother: Sarilda Mullens
SSN: 236981611
Relationship of Signature: Signed by mark, with witnesses.
Notes: 28 Aug 1973: Name listed as IDA SIMPSON"
6. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Mitchell Cemetery, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by B. Walls; 20 Jul 2013.
Ida M. Simpson; born 15 May 1914 (sic, 1 Jul 1913 per SS records); died 5 Jul 2003; buried here;
headstone photo shown; "IN GOD'S CARE * MOTHER * WIFE OF SAUL".


John Donnelly

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1913); Page 366; WV Archives Web Site.
John Donnelly; age 21; born in PA; single; miner; living at Marytown, WV; son of John and Amelia;
married on 20 Dec 1913 at Marytown, WV; Hattie Vermillion; age 22; born in Lawrence Co, KY;
single; daughter of Wallace and Francis.


Hattie Vermillion

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1913); Page 366; WV Archives Web Site.
John Donnelly; age 21; born in PA; single; miner; living at Marytown, WV; son of John and Amelia;
married on 20 Dec 1913 at Marytown, WV; Hattie Vermillion; age 22; born in Lawrence Co, KY;
single; daughter of Wallace and Francis.


Shirley Willard Gibson Sr

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Sandy River District, taken on 23 Apr 1930, page 197A,
Family #403.
Listed as Shirley Gibson, age 15, born in WV, son, in household of father, Arvid Gibson.
2. McDowell Co, Marriage Records; Vol #__(1933); Page 185; WV Archives Web Site.
Shirley Gibson; age 21; born in Wyoming Co, WV; single; miner; living at Mohegan, WV; son of
Harvey and Posie; married on 20 May 1933 at Hemphill, WV; Josephine L. Smith; age 18; born in
McDowell Co, WV; single; daughter of Thomas and Rose.
(Even though he lists his parents as Harvey and Posie, strongly believe he is son of Arvid and Cosbi.
Believe he misrepresented his age and gave incorrect parental information)
3. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; E.D. 24-57; taken on 2 May 1940; Page 1117B;
Image 70 of 74; Household #594.
Listed as Shirley Gibson; age 23; born in WV; married; 6th grade education; lived in same place on
1 Apr 1935; laborer for W.P.A.; head of household.
4. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
Buddy; 24 Jan 2011; headstone photo added by B. Walls.
PFC Shirley W. Gibson, Sr; born 9 Feb 1916; died 13 Aug 2003; buried here; "PFC U.S. Army, WW II";
headstone photo and marriage license shown.


Josephine Lenore Smith

1. McDowell Co, Marriage Records; Vol #__(1933); Page 185; WV Archives Web Site.
Shirley Gibson; age 21; born in Wyoming Co, WV; single; miner; living at Mohegan, WV; son of
Harvey and Posie; married on 20 May 1933 at Hemphill, WV; Josephine L. Smith; age 18; born in
McDowell Co, WV; single; daughter of Thomas and Rose.
(Even though he lists his parents as Harvey and Posie, strongly believe he is son of Arvid and Cosbi.
Believe he misrepresented his age and gave incorrect parental information)
2. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; E.D. 24-57; taken on 2 May 1940; Page 1118A;
Image 71 of 74; Household #594.
Listed as Leona Gibson; age 22; born in WV; married; 6th grade education; lived in same place on
1 Apr 1935; in household of husband, Shirley W. Gibson.
3. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 14 Jun 2014.
Josephine Leona Smith Gibson; born 6 Jul 1915; died 28 Nov 1998; buried here; headstone photo
and marriage license shown.


Drema Diane Gibson

1. Fanning Funeral Home; Iaeger, WV; Posted Obit.
"Drema Diane Gibson, 67, of Welch, WV, formerly of Iaeger, passed away Sunday, March 17, 2019, in the Bower’s Hospice House in Beckley, WV.

"Drema was born February 25, 1952 in Iaeger, WV a daughter of the late Shirley Willard and Josephine Leona Smith Gibson, Sr.

"In addition to her parents Drema was preceded in death by four brothers, Lawrence “Hoot” Gibson, Shirley Gibson Jr., Howard Gibson and Bernard Gibson.

"Survivors include one sister, Darlene Gibson and husband James of Sandy Huff, WV, three brothers, James Gibson and wife Marlene of Huff Creek, WV, Jack Gibson and wife Chea of Union, WV, and Don Gibson and wife Annie of Galax, VA; and numerous nieces and nephews.

"Funeral services will be conducted Friday, March 22, 2019 at 12 noon with Reverend Gary Walker and Reverend Dennis Lester officiating at the Chapel of Fanning Funeral Home in Iaeger, WV. Burial will follow in the Short Cemetery at Huff Creek, WV...."


Howard Gibson

1. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 21 Sep 2014.
Howard Gibson; born 16 Jun 1954; died 8 Jul 1974; buried here; headstone photo with personal photo shown.


Shirley Willard "JR" Gibson Jr

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1956); Page 328; WV Archives Web Site.
Shirley Gibson, Jr; age 21; born at Welch, WV; single; living at Iaeger, WV; married on 14 Feb
1956 at Iaeger, WV; Shirley Osborne; age 18; born at Deskins, WV; single; living at Iaeger, WV;
with consent of John and Canseda Osborne, parents of Shirley Osborne.
2. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; E.D. 24-57; taken on 2 May 1940; Page
1118A; Image 71 of 74; Household #594.
Listed as Shirley Gibson, Jr; age 5; born in WV; no education; lived in same place on 1 Apr 1935;
in household of father, Shirley W. Gibson.
3. Fanning Funeral Home; Iaeger, WV; Posted Obit.
"Shirley Willard Gibson, Jr., 79, of Sandy Huff near Iaeger, passed away Sunday, October 13, 2013 at his residence following a long battle with cancer.

"Junior was born May 23, 1934 in Welch, a son of the late Shirley Gibson, Sr. and Josephine Leona Smith Gibson. He was a retired coal miner of 43 years. He loved four wheeling and spending time with his family. He was a wonderful, caring person and was loved by everyone who knew him. He will be missed greatly.

"In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his loving wife of 50 years, Shirley Jean Gibson, one son, John Gibson, and two brothers, Howard Gibson and Lawrence "Hoot" Gibson.

"He is survived by his loving children, Tracy Gibson and wife Beth of Roderfield, WV, Brenda Coleman and husband Norman of Sandy Huff, Sheila Vanover and husband Donald of Roderfield, Bernice Gibson of Sandy Huff, Theresa Patton and husband Richard also of Sandy Huff, Linda Gibson of the home, and Donna Gibson of Welch, WV; two sisters, Darlene Vance and husband James of Iaeger, and Dreama Gibson also of Iaeger; four brothers, Don Gibson and wife Annie of Galax, VA, Bernard Gibson and wife Jeannie of Iaeger, Jack Gibson and companion Chea Lockwood also of Iaeger, and James Gibson and wife Marlene of Huff Creek; a special sister in law, Shelby Gibson of Iaeger; two grandsons, Jeremy Patton and DJ Hale; four granddaughters, Norma Jean Christian, Tonya Pugalee, April Hurley, and Shirley Ruth Coleman; seven great grandchildren, Wendy Johnson, Tyler Christian, Rebekah Christian, Austin Coleman, Steven Kissinger, Kiera Pugalee, and Ethan Pugalee; one great-great grandchild, Levi Johnson; a special friend Minnie Vanover; and special neighbors, Beatrice England, Johnny and Sue Simms, and Al Delgato.

"Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday, October 16, 2013, at 12 noon, with Brother Teddy Vance officiating at the Chapel of Fanning Funeral Home in Iaeger, WV. Burial will follow in Woodlawn Memorial Park at Bluewell, WV..."


Shirley Jean Osborne

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1956); Page 328; WV Archives Web Site.
Shirley Gibson, Jr; age 21; born at Welch, WV; single; living at Iaeger, WV; married on 14 Feb
1956 at Iaeger, WV; Shirley Osborne; age 18; born at Deskins, WV; single; living at Iaeger, WV;
with consent of John and Canseda Osborne, parents of Shirley Osborne.


Coy McPeake

1. Social Security death Index; LDS Web Site.
Coy McPeake; born 24 Mar 1912; died 26 Mar 1996; last residence WV; SS #236-07-1484;
card issued in WV.


Bertha Evelyn Lane

1. Fanning Funeral Home, Welch, WV; Posted Obit.
"Bertha Evelyn Lane McPeake, 93, of 1065 Airport Road, Welch, WV departed her earthly home Wednesday, October 9, 2013. She was the youngest sibling of the late J.J. Lane and Causby Grose Lane.

"Bertha was a lifelong resident of McDowell County spending the greater part of her life on Belcher Mountain. Her strong Christian faith provided an inspiration to all who knew her. She was the oldest member of the Elkhorn Baptist Church located on Belcher Mountain.

"In addition to her parents and siblings, she was preceded in death by her husband Coy McPeake.

"Survivors include one daughter Reba McPeake Honaker and husband Charles of Welch; one grandson Darren Honaker and wife Patty of Clifton Forge, VA; one granddaughter Joi Honaker Ogle and husband Jeremy of Hillsville, VA: and five great-grandchildren, Christopher Honaker, Erik Honaker, Mason Honaker, Wyatt Ogle and Paige Ogle. She is also survived by numerous nieces and nephews whom she considered her second children and grandchildren.

"Funeral Services will be conducted Saturday, October 12, 2013 at 11 A.M. from the Elkhorn Baptist Church on Belcher Mountain, near Welch. Burial will follow at Roselawn Memorial Gardens in Princeton..."


Irene D. Hrones

1. 1940 Census, Essex Co, NY; Newark; E.D.25-35; taken on ____; Page 387B; Image 18 of 24;
Household #191.
Listed as Irene Hrones; age 7; born in NJ; 1st grade education; attending school; lived in same
place on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Gus Hrones.


Joseph E. Ellison

1. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Center District, taken on 25 Apr 1910, Page 220A, Family #118.
Listed as Joseph E. Ellison, age 4, born in WV, in household of father, John K. Ellison.
2. 1920 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Barkers Ridge District; taken on 7 Feb 1920; Page 163A; Image
35 of 37; Family 368/370.
Listed as Joseph Ellison; age 14; born in WV; in household of father, John K. Ellison.
3. Wyoming Co, WV; Death Registry; Vol #4; Page 157; WV Archives Web Site.
Joe E. Ellison; age 45 yrs, 1 mon; 20 days; born 6 Nov 1905 in WV; married; hostel helper; living
at Mullens, WV; son of J.K. and Almira (Jewell) Ellison; died 26 Dec 1950 at Mullens, WV; from
a gun shot wound to chest; buried 1 Jan 1951 in Hickory Ridge Cemetery; informant, Nellie Toler
Ellison.