McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families and Individuals

Notes


Fred Parker

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Mohegan; E.D. 24-37; taken on 21 Apr
1940; Page 744A; Image 1 of 36; Household #8.
Listed as Fred Parker; age 13; born in __; 3rd grade education; not attending school; in
household of father, James Parker.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1956); Page 306; WV Archives Web Site.
Fred Parker; age 30; born and living at Capels, WV; single; married on 21 Jan 1956 at Capels, WV;
Eva Lou Carter; age 35; born in VA; widow; living at Capels, WV.


Eva Lou

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1956); Page 306; WV Archives Web Site.
Fred Parker; age 30; born and living at Capels, WV; single; married on 21 Jan 1956 at Capels, WV;
Eva Lou Carter; age 35; born in VA; widow; living at Capels, WV.


Eva Lou

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1956); Page 306; WV Archives Web Site.
Fred Parker; age 30; born and living at Capels, WV; single; married on 21 Jan 1956 at Capels, WV;
Eva Lou Carter; age 35; born in VA; widow; living at Capels, WV.


Clyde Homer Parker

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Mohegan; E.D. 24-37; taken on 21 Apr
1940; Page 744A; Image 1 of 36; Household #8.
Listed as Clyde Parker; age 18; born in TN; married; 1st grade education; in household of father,
James Parker.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1944); Page 499; WV Archives Web Site.
Clyde Parker; age 23; born in Johnson City, TN; single; living at Mohegan, WV; married on 11
Sep 1944 at Capels, WV; Retha Walker; age 18; born and living at Davy, WV; with consent of
Thomas H.S. Curd.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1965); Page 382; WV Archives Web Site.
Clyde Homer Parker; age 43; born 26 Jul 1921 in Mountain City, TN; divorced; one previous
marriage; living at 1306 Dena St, Chesapeake, VA; son of James and Thelma (Lyles) Parker;
married on 11 Sep 1944 at Davy, WV; Ruth Jeanell Jackson Blankenship; age 31; born 29 Aug
1933 at McComas, WV; divorced; one previous marriage; living at Capels, WV; daughter of Joseph
R, and Odell (Bowers) Jackson.


Retha Walker

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1944); Page 499; WV Archives Web Site.
Clyde Parker; age 23; born in Johnson City, TN; single; living at Mohegan, WV; married on 11
Sep 1944 at Capels, WV; Retha Walker; age 18; born and living at Davy, WV; with consent of
Thomas H.S. Curd.


Lawson Sloan

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Mohegan; E.D. 24-37; taken on 21 Apr
1940; Page 744A; Image 1 of 36; Household #9.
Listed as Lawson Sloan; age 30; born in WV; married; 5th grade education; lived in Buchanan Co,
VA on 1 Apr 1935; works for W.P.A.; head of household.
2. Social Security Death Index; LDS Web Site.
Lawson Slone; born 28 May 1909; died in Mar 1974; last residence, Mingo Co, WV;
SS#228-09-1943.


Olivene

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Mohegan; E.D. 24-37; taken on 21 Apr
1940; Page 744A; Image 1 of 36; Household #9.
Listed as Olivene Sloan; age 31; born in WV; married; 9th grade education; lived in Buchanan Co,
VA on 1 Apr 1935; in household of husband, Lawson Sloan.


Olivene

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Mohegan; E.D. 24-37; taken on 21 Apr
1940; Page 744A; Image 1 of 36; Household #9.
Listed as Olivene Sloan; age 31; born in WV; married; 9th grade education; lived in Buchanan Co,
VA on 1 Apr 1935; in household of husband, Lawson Sloan.


Marionette Webb

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Mohegan; E.D. 24-37; taken on 21 Apr
1940; Page 744A; Image 1 of 36; Household #9.
Listed as Marionette Webb; age 13; born in WV; 5th grade education; attending school; lived
in Buchanan Co, VA on 1 Apr 1935; in household of step-father, Lawson Sloan.


Lacy Harvey

1. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Clear Fork District, taken on 21 Apr 1910, Page 239A,
Family #61.
Listed as Lacy Walker (sic, Harvey), age 5, born in WV, in household of step-father, Charles P.
Walker.
2. 1920 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Clear Fork District, taken on 2/3 Jan 1920, Page 204A,
Family #7.
Listed as Lacy Harvey, age 14, born in WV, in household of step-father, Charles P. Walker.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1927); Page 253; WV Archives Web Site.
Lacy Harvey; age 22; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; miner; living at Mohegan, WV; son of
Charles and Gusta Walker; married on 22 Aug 1927 at Capels; Josephine Barlow; age 16; born in
McDowell Co, WV; single; daughter of D.A. and Cora Barlow.
4. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Mohegan; E.D. 24-37; taken on 21 Apr
1940; Page 744B; Image 2 of 36; Household #10.
Listed as Lacey Harvey; age 35; born in WV; married; 7th grade education; lived in same house
on 1 Apr 1935; machine man in coal mine; head of household.


Josephine Barlow

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1927); Page 253; WV Archives Web Site.
Lacy Harvey; age 22; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; miner; living at Mohegan, WV; son of
Charles and Gusta Walker; married on 22 Aug 1927 at Capels; Josephine Barlow; age 16; born in
McDowell Co, WV; single; daughter of D.A. and Cora Barlow.
2. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Mohegan; E.D. 24-37; taken on 21 Apr
1940; Page 744B; Image 2 of 36; Household #10.
Listed as josephine Harvey; age 29; born in WV; married; 6th grade education; lived in same house
on 1 Apr 1935; in household of husband, Lacy Harvey.


Howard Harvey

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Mohegan; E.D. 24-37; taken on 21 Apr
1940; Page 744B; Image 2 of 36; Household #10.
Listed as Howard Harvey; age 8; born in WV; 2nd grade education; attending school; lived in
same house on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Lacy Harvey.


Agnes Harvey

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Mohegan; E.D. 24-37; taken on 21 Apr
1940; Page 744B; Image 2 of 36; Household #10.
Listed as Agnes Harvey; age 5; born in WV; no education; not attending school; lived in
same house on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Lacy Harvey.


Betty Harvey

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Mohegan; E.D. 24-37; taken on 21 Apr
1940; Page 744B; Image 2 of 36; Household #10.
Listed as Betty Harvey; age 1; born in WV; in household of father, Lacy Harvey.


Ernest Floyd Barlow

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Mohegan; E.D. 24-37; taken on 21 Apr
1940; Page 744B; Image 2 of 36; Household #10.
Listed as Ernest Barlow; age 33; born in OH; single; 6th grade education; lived in McDowell Co,
WV on 1 Apr 1935; machine man in coal mine; in household of uncle (in-law?), Lacy Harvey.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1943); Page 315; WV Archives Web Site.
Earnest Barlow; age 26; born in OH; single; living at Mohagen, WV; married on 21 Oct 1943
at Capels, WV; Cleo Pace; age 30; born in Grayson Co, VA; widow; living at Mohegan, WV.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #'71 016758; WV Archives Web Site via LDS Web Site.
Earnest Floyd Barlow; age 64; born in OH; married; husband of Cleo Houk; coal miner; living
at Welch, WV; son of Floyd and Annie (Hall) Barlow, both born in OH; died 11 Nov 1971; DOA
Welch Emergency, Welch, WV; from acute coronary thrombosis; buried 14 Nov 1971 in Iaeger
Memorial, Roberfield, WV; informant, Cleo Barlow, Welch, WV.
4. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
David Earnes and Elizabeth; 4 Nov 2011; maintained by Irene Cardwell.
Ernest F. "Ernie" Barlow; born 4 Mar 1907; died 11 Nov 1971; buried here; double headstone photo
shown with wife, Cleo J. Houk Pace Barlow.


Cleo Jane Houk

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1929); Page 233; WV Archives Web Site.
John Pace; age 24; born in Harlan Co, KY; divorced; miner; living at Caretta, WV; son of
Gue (sp/, Gus?) and Sarah Ann; married on 23 Feb 1929 at Caretta, WV; Cleo Houk; age 18;
born in Grayson Co, VA; single; daughter of Arthur and Rissie.
2. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; Caretta; taken on 4 Apr 1930; Page 88A; Image
5 of 31; Family #38/40.
Listed as Cleo Houk; age 16; born in VA; in household of father, William A. Houck.
3. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Mohegan; E.D. 24-37; taken on 21 Apr
1940; Page 744A; Image 1 of 36; Household #4.
Listed as Cleo Houk; age 27; born in VA; divorced; 7th grade education; lived in Welch, WV
on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, William A. Houk.
4. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1943); Page 315; WV Archives Web Site.
Earnest Barlow; age 26; born in OH; single; living at Mohagen, WV; married on 21 Oct 1943
at Capels, WV; Cleo Pace; age 30; born in Grayson Co, VA; widow; living at Mohegan, WV.
5. Social Security Death Index; LDS Web Site.
Cleo J. Barlow; age 79; born 22 Mar 1913; died 17 Jul 1992; last residence, WV; SS# 235-92-5331;
card issued in WV.
6. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 14 Jun 2014.
Cleo J. Barlow; born 22 Mar 1913; died 17 Jul 1992; buried here; headstone photo; biography and family photo
shown. (There are two memorials for her)
7. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
David Earnes and Elizabeth; 4 Nov 2011; maintained by Irene Cardwell.
"Cleo Jane born March 1913 to William Arthur Houk and [Laura] Rissie/Rissy Belle Cline in Independence, VA. For the first four years, her name was Jane Cleo. Sometime in 1917/18, her first and middle name were reversed. Cleo was a twin, her twin brother did not survive birth, and the first child of eight children.

"Great Grandparents:
Fielden Lewis Houk, 1842-1894
Martha Jane Catron Houk 1842-1927

"Grandparent:
Floyd Edward Houch* is listed on William Arthur's death certificate as Arthur's father and Fannie Bird** as his mother.
Francis "Fanny" Matilda Houk Byrd**, 1872-1939***
** spelling *** 1939 not proved. Frances married James Byrd in 1900.

"Parents: William Arthur Houk* / Houch* / Howk* 1894-1967
[Laura] Rissie Belle Cline 1892-1969
* names on vital records.

"Siblings:
1-2. Twins: Cleo Jane Barlow 1913-1992
[her twin brother did not survive birth]
3. Elbert Johnson Houk 5 Mar 1915-21 Jan 1998
4. Clifford Ray Houk [Houck] 7 Mar 1917-11 Jan 1998
5. Twin: Effie Grace Houk 5 Jan 1920 (24 days old on 28 Jan 1920, but she did not survive.
6. Twin: Alva [Alvie] May Haney 5 Jan 1920
7. Juanita Bessie Houk Farley 17 Nov 1927-19 Oct 2010
8. David Houk Jul 1932
9. William "Billy" Arthur, Jr. 18 Oct 1934-24 Nov 1982
* Names are used on vital certificates.

"Cleo's father was a farmer in Elk Creek, Carsonville, Independence, and Galax, Virginia. Her family traveled over hazardous roads and trails to McDowell Co. WV, about 1922 to 1925. Two of her three younger siblings were born in Caretta, WV, where her father worked as a coal miner with Carter Coal Co. and the last brother was born in Welch, WV.

"Cleo had polio afffecting her left side that made lifting items with the left hand and walking difficult.

"Cleo, 18, married John Pace, 24, (b: Harlan, KY) son of G. and Sarah Ann Pace, at Caretta, WV, on 23 February 1929. He was a miner in Caretta, where they lived. There were no children. [A record showed Cleo and John divorced, but later she was listed as a widow.]

"A widow in 1943, she married Earnest "Ernie" Barlow, 36, who was born in Ohio, on 21 October 1943 at Capels, WV. He was living with his uncle in Mohegan, WV. Rev. W.D. Hopkins performed the wedding ceremony. Both lived in Mohegan, WV. Ernie and Cleo did not have children.

"Cleo and husband Ernie are buried at Iaeger Cemetery, Roderfield, WV."


John Pace

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1929); Page 233; WV Archives Web Site.
John Pace; age 24; born in Harlan Co, KY; divorced; miner; living at Caretta, WV; son of
Gue (sp/, Gus?) and Sarah Ann; married on 23 Feb 1929 at Caretta, WV; Cleo Houk; age 18;
born in Grayson Co, VA; single; daughter of Arthur and Rissie.


Cleo Jane Houk

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1929); Page 233; WV Archives Web Site.
John Pace; age 24; born in Harlan Co, KY; divorced; miner; living at Caretta, WV; son of
Gue (sp/, Gus?) and Sarah Ann; married on 23 Feb 1929 at Caretta, WV; Cleo Houk; age 18;
born in Grayson Co, VA; single; daughter of Arthur and Rissie.
2. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; Caretta; taken on 4 Apr 1930; Page 88A; Image
5 of 31; Family #38/40.
Listed as Cleo Houk; age 16; born in VA; in household of father, William A. Houck.
3. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Mohegan; E.D. 24-37; taken on 21 Apr
1940; Page 744A; Image 1 of 36; Household #4.
Listed as Cleo Houk; age 27; born in VA; divorced; 7th grade education; lived in Welch, WV
on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, William A. Houk.
4. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1943); Page 315; WV Archives Web Site.
Earnest Barlow; age 26; born in OH; single; living at Mohagen, WV; married on 21 Oct 1943
at Capels, WV; Cleo Pace; age 30; born in Grayson Co, VA; widow; living at Mohegan, WV.
5. Social Security Death Index; LDS Web Site.
Cleo J. Barlow; age 79; born 22 Mar 1913; died 17 Jul 1992; last residence, WV; SS# 235-92-5331;
card issued in WV.
6. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 14 Jun 2014.
Cleo J. Barlow; born 22 Mar 1913; died 17 Jul 1992; buried here; headstone photo; biography and family photo
shown. (There are two memorials for her)
7. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
David Earnes and Elizabeth; 4 Nov 2011; maintained by Irene Cardwell.
"Cleo Jane born March 1913 to William Arthur Houk and [Laura] Rissie/Rissy Belle Cline in Independence, VA. For the first four years, her name was Jane Cleo. Sometime in 1917/18, her first and middle name were reversed. Cleo was a twin, her twin brother did not survive birth, and the first child of eight children.

"Great Grandparents:
Fielden Lewis Houk, 1842-1894
Martha Jane Catron Houk 1842-1927

"Grandparent:
Floyd Edward Houch* is listed on William Arthur's death certificate as Arthur's father and Fannie Bird** as his mother.
Francis "Fanny" Matilda Houk Byrd**, 1872-1939***
** spelling *** 1939 not proved. Frances married James Byrd in 1900.

"Parents: William Arthur Houk* / Houch* / Howk* 1894-1967
[Laura] Rissie Belle Cline 1892-1969
* names on vital records.

"Siblings:
1-2. Twins: Cleo Jane Barlow 1913-1992
[her twin brother did not survive birth]
3. Elbert Johnson Houk 5 Mar 1915-21 Jan 1998
4. Clifford Ray Houk [Houck] 7 Mar 1917-11 Jan 1998
5. Twin: Effie Grace Houk 5 Jan 1920 (24 days old on 28 Jan 1920, but she did not survive.
6. Twin: Alva [Alvie] May Haney 5 Jan 1920
7. Juanita Bessie Houk Farley 17 Nov 1927-19 Oct 2010
8. David Houk Jul 1932
9. William "Billy" Arthur, Jr. 18 Oct 1934-24 Nov 1982
* Names are used on vital certificates.

"Cleo's father was a farmer in Elk Creek, Carsonville, Independence, and Galax, Virginia. Her family traveled over hazardous roads and trails to McDowell Co. WV, about 1922 to 1925. Two of her three younger siblings were born in Caretta, WV, where her father worked as a coal miner with Carter Coal Co. and the last brother was born in Welch, WV.

"Cleo had polio afffecting her left side that made lifting items with the left hand and walking difficult.

"Cleo, 18, married John Pace, 24, (b: Harlan, KY) son of G. and Sarah Ann Pace, at Caretta, WV, on 23 February 1929. He was a miner in Caretta, where they lived. There were no children. [A record showed Cleo and John divorced, but later she was listed as a widow.]

"A widow in 1943, she married Earnest "Ernie" Barlow, 36, who was born in Ohio, on 21 October 1943 at Capels, WV. He was living with his uncle in Mohegan, WV. Rev. W.D. Hopkins performed the wedding ceremony. Both lived in Mohegan, WV. Ernie and Cleo did not have children.

"Cleo and husband Ernie are buried at Iaeger Cemetery, Roderfield, WV."


Mary Elizabeth Mitchem

1. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Barkers Ridge District; taken on 9 Jun 1900; Page 217A; Image
7 of 25; Family #57/57.
Listed as Mary E. Mitchem, age 18, born in Jun 1882, in household of father, Jedediah Mitchem.
2. "Marriage Records of Wyoming Co, WV...", Vol 6, No 175, Haga, page 27.
Edward Dunford, age 20, abandoned at age 2; married on 14 Feb 1901 Mary Elizabeth Mitchem,
age 20, daughter of Jediah and Rebecca C.
3. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Mohegan; E.D. 24-37; taken on 21 Apr
1940; Page 744B; Image 2 of 36; Household #12.
Listed as Mary Edwards; age 68; born in WV; widow; no education; lived in same place on 1 Apr
1935; head of household.
4. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #1872; WV Archives Web Site.
Mary Edwards; age abt 78; born in Wyoming Co, WV; widow; living at Mohegan, WV; retired;
daughter of Jed and Rebecca (Lambert) Mitchem; died 10 Jan 1955; in Welch Emergency
Hospital, Welch, WV; from infection of middle ear and parotid (thyroid?) gland; buried 12 Jan
1955 in Mohegan Cemetery; informant, J.C. Blair.