McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families and Individuals

Notes


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.


John Elliot Bailey Sr

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Mohegan; E.D. 24-37; taken on 4 Apr
1940; Page 744B; Image 2 of 35; Household #14.
Listed as John E. Bailey; age 49; born in KY; married; 8th grade education; lived in McDowell Co,
WV on 1 Apr 1935; clerk in unemployment office; head of household.


Mamie Qualls

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Mohegan; E.D. 24-37; taken on 4 Apr
1940; Page 744B; Image 2 of 35; Household #14.
Listed as Mamie Bailey; age 36; born in VA; married; 5th grade education; lived in McDowell Co,
WV on 1 Apr 1935; in household of husband, John E. Bailey.


Paul Vernon Bailey

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Mohegan; E.D. 24-37; taken on 4 Apr
1940; Page 744B; Image 2 of 35; Household #14.
Listed as Paul Bailey; age 18; born in WV; 7th grade education; lived in McDowell Co,
WV on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, John E. Bailey.


Arnold Bailey

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Mohegan; E.D. 24-37; taken on 4 Apr
1940; Page 744B; Image 2 of 35; Household #14.
Listed as Arnold Bailey; age 16; born in WV; 5th grade education; lived in McDowell Co,
WV on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, John E. Bailey.


Virginia Bailey

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Mohegan; E.D. 24-37; taken on 4 Apr
1940; Page 744B; Image 2 of 35; Household #14.
Listed as Virgina Bailey; age 12; born in VA; 4th grade education; attending school; lived in
McDowell Co, WV on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, John E. Bailey.


June Bailey

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Mohegan; E.D. 24-37; taken on 4 Apr
1940; Page 744B; Image 2 of 35; Household #14.
Listed as June Bailey; age 10; born in WV; 3rd grade education; attending school; lived in
McDowell Co, WV on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, John E. Bailey.


Robert Bailey

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Mohegan; E.D. 24-37; taken on 4 Apr
1940; Page 744B; Image 2 of 35; Household #14.
Listed as Robert Bailey; age 7; born in WV; 2nd grade education; attending school; lived in
McDowell Co, WV on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, John E. Bailey.


Jean Bailey

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Mohegan; E.D. 24-37; taken on 4 Apr
1940; Page 744B; Image 2 of 35; Household #14.
Listed as Jean Bailey; age 5; born in WV; no education; not attending school; lived in
McDowell Co, WV on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, John E. Bailey.


John E. Bailey Jr

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Mohegan; E.D. 24-37; taken on 4 Apr
1940; Page 744B; Image 2 of 35; Household #14.
Listed as John Bailey, Jr; age 3; born in WV; in household of father, John E. Bailey.


Frank Bailey

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Mohegan; E.D. 24-37; taken on 4 Apr
1940; Page 744B; Image 2 of 35; Household #14.
Listed as Frank Bailey; age 64; born in KY; single; 4th garde education; lived in same place on
1 Apr 1935; in household of brother, John E. Bailey.


William M. Lowe

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Mohegan; E.D. 24-37; taken on 4 Apr
1940; Page 744B; Image 2 of 35; Household #16.
Listed as W.M. Lowe; age 66; born in WV; married; 5th grade education; lived in Logan Co, WV
on 1 Apr 1935; laborer in coal mine; head of household.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #14997; WV Archives Web Site.
William Lowe; age 73 yrs, 3 mons, 28 days; born in Logan Co, WV; married; husband of Lillie
Lowe, age 64; living at Davy, WV; carpenter; son of Peter S. Lowe and unknown mother; died
29 Nov 1941 in Grace Hospital, Welch, WV; from a cerebral vascular accident; buried 1 Dec 1941
in Lowe Cemetery, near Logan, WV.


Lillie

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Mohegan; E.D. 24-37; taken on 4 Apr
1940; Page 744B; Image 2 of 35; Household #16.
Listed as Lettie Lowe; age 60; born in WV; married; 7th grade education; lived in Logan Co, WV
on 1 Apr 1935; in household of husband, W.M. Lowe.


Joseph Lowe

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Mohegan; E.D. 24-37; taken on 4 Apr
1940; Page 744B; Image 2 of 35; Household #16.
Listed as Joe Lowe; age 25; born in WV; single; 6th grade education; lived in Logan Co, WV
on 1 Apr 1935; loader in coal mine; in household of father, W.M. Lowe.


Catherine Lowe

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Mohegan; E.D. 24-37; taken on 4 Apr
1940; Page 744B; Image 2 of 35; Household #16.
Listed as Catherine Lowe; age 15; born in WV; single; 5th grade education; lived in Logan Co, WV
on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, W.M. Lowe.


John Elmer Gillespie

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1926); Page 134; WV Archives Web Site.
John L. (sic, E) Gillespie; age 20; born in Mercer Co, WV; single; miner; living at Roderfield, WV;
son of W.L. and Margaret; married on 24 Dec 1926 at Welch, WV; Dixie Williamson; age 21;
born in Mingo Co, WV; single; daughter of Seymore and Lucille.
2. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Mohegan; E.D. 24-37; taken on 4 Apr
1940; Page 745A; Image 3 of 35; Household #18.
Listed as John E. Gillespie; age 33; born in WV; married; 7th grade education; lived in same
house on 1 Apr 1935; motorman in coal mine; head of household.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #6239; WV Archives Web Site.
John E. Gillespie; age 42 yrs, 5 mons, 10 days; born at Bulefield, WV; married; machine
man in coal mine; SS#233-07-2695; served in armed forces in WWII; living at Hensley, WV;
son of Walter and Margaret Gillespie; died 18 Apr 1949 at Capels, WV; crushing injuries from slate
fall; buried 21 Apr 1949 in Iaeger Memorial; informant, Mrs. Dixie Gillespie.


Dixie Williamson

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1926); Page 134; WV Archives Web Site.
John L. (sic, E) Gillespie; age 20; born in Mercer Co, WV; single; miner; living at Roderfield, WV;
son of W.L. and Margaret; married on 24 Dec 1926 at Welch, WV; Dixie Williamson; age 21;
born in Mingo Co, WV; single; daughter of Seymore and Lucille.
2. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Mohegan; E.D. 24-37; taken on 4 Apr
1940; Page 745A; Image 3 of 35; Household #18.
Listed as Dixie Gillespie; age 33; born in KY; married; 7th grade education; lived in same
house on 1 Apr 1935; in household of husband, John E. Gillespie.


Walter Leslie Gillespie

1. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #14064; WV Archives Web Site.
W.L. Gillespie; age 53; born in VA; married; husband of Margaret Gillespie; coal miner; "Home,
Doran, VA"; son of unknown parents; died 7 Nov 1933 at Garland, WV; "found dead on N&W
tracks near Garland, WV; arm severed and body crushed"; "apparent no foul play"; buried
10 Nov 1933 at Doran, VA; informant, Henry Talley, Iaeger, WV.


Margaret Olinger

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Mohegan; E.D. 24-37; taken on 4 Apr
1940; Page 745A; Image 3 of 35; Household #18.
Listed as Margaret Gillespie; age 54; born in VA; widow; 6th grade education; lived in same
house on 1 Apr 1935; in household of son, John E. Gillespie.
2. Ohio Deaths and Burials, 1854-1997; LDS Web Site.
Margaret Gillespie; age 87; born in 1885; daughter of John and Martha (Crabtree) Olinger;
died 1 Jun 1972 in Mount Vernon, Knox Co, OH.


Snooks Gillespie

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Mohegan; E.D. 24-37; taken on 4 Apr
1940; Page 745A; Image 3 of 35; Household #18.
Listed as Snooks Gillespie; age 14; born in WV; 4th grade education; attending school;
lived in same house on 1 Apr 1935; in household of brother, John E. Gillespie.


Robert Tayor

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Mohegan; E.D. 24-37; taken on 4 Apr
1940; Page 745A; Image 3 of 35; Household #18.
Listed as Robert Taylor; age 25; born in KY; married; 8th grade education; lived in Grundy, VA
on 1 Apr 1935; in household of brother-in-law, John E. Gillespie, with wife and child.


Ovella Gillespie

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Mohegan; E.D. 24-37; taken on 4 Apr
1940; Page 745A; Image 3 of 35; Household #18.
Listed as Ovella Taylor; age 24; born in WV; married; 2 yrs HS education; lived in Grundy, VA
on 1 Apr 1935; in household of brother, John E. Gillespie, with husband and child.


E. Ruth Tayor

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Mohegan; E.D. 24-37; taken on 4 Apr
1940; Page 745A; Image 3 of 35; Household #18.
Listed as E. RuthTaylor; age 9 mons; born in WV; in household of uncle, John E. Gillespie, with
parents.


Charles John Robert Childress

1. Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940; LDS Web Site.
Charlie Childress; age 21; born in Carroll Co, VA; single; son of Henry and Melissa; married on 2
Jun 1910 in Carroll Co, VA; Eliza Surratt; age 17; born in Carroll Co, VA; single; daughter of Uriah
and Martishie.
2. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Mohegan; E.D. 24-37; taken on 4 Apr
1940; Page 745A; Image 3 of 35; Household #19.
Listed as Charles Childress; age 50; born in VA; married; 8th grade education; lived in same
house on 1 Apr 1935; clothing salesman; head of household.


Eliza Lutricia Surratt

1. Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940; LDS Web Site.
Charlie Childress; age 21; born in Carroll Co, VA; single; son of Henry and Melissa; married on 2
Jun 1910 in Carroll Co, VA; Eliza Surratt; age 17; born in Carroll Co, VA; single; daughter of Uriah
and Martishie.
2. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Mohegan; E.D. 24-37; taken on 4 Apr
1940; Page 745A; Image 3 of 35; Household #19.
Listed as Eliza Childress; age 47; born in VA; married; 4th grade education; lived in same
house on 1 Apr 1935; in household of husband, Charles Childress.


Raymond D. Childress

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Mohegan; E.D. 24-37; taken on 4 Apr
1940; Page 745A; Image 3 of 35; Household #19.
Listed as Raymond Childress; age 14; born in WV; 5th grade education; attending school; lived in
same house on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Charles Childress.