McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Familys and Individuals

Notes


John H. Willis

1. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Hemphill; taken on 2 Jan 1920; Page
260A; Image 1 of 30; Family #3/3.
Listed as John H. Willis; age 10; born in WV; in household of father, Sylvester V. Willis.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1930); Page 146; WV Archives Web Site.
John Willis; age 22; born in Mercer Co, WV; single; miner; living at Mohegan, WV; son of S.
and V. married on 19 Dec 1930; Alesie Ratcliff; age 19; born in Mercer Co, WV; single;
daughter of Arthur and Ella.
3. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Mohegan; E.D. 24-37; taken on 4 Apr
1940; Page 746B; Image 6 of 35; Household #44.
Listed as John H. Willis; age 32; born in WV; married; 5th grade education; lived in same place
on 1 Apr 1935; tipple man in coal mine; in household of father, Sylvester V. Willis, with wife.


Aleise Ratcliff

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1930); Page 146; WV Archives Web Site.
John Willis; age 22; born in Mercer Co, WV; single; miner; living at Mohegan, WV; son of S. and V. married on 19
Dec 1930; Alesie Ratcliff; age 19; born in Mercer Co, WV; single; daughter of Arthur and Ella.
2. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Mohegan; E.D. 24-37; taken on 4 Apr 1940; Page 746B;
Image 6 of 35; Household #44.
Listed as Aleise Willis; age 29; born in WV; married; 1 yr HS education; lived in same place on 1 Apr 1935;
in household of father-in-law, Sylvester V. Willis, with husband.


James A. Willis

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Mohegan; E.D. 24-37; taken on 4 Apr 1940; Page 746B;
Image 6 of 35; Household #44.
Listed as James A. Willis; age 6; born in WV; no education; attending school; lived in same place on 1 Apr 1935;
in household of grandfather, Sylvester V. Willis, with parents.


Sylvia A. Willis

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Mohegan; E.D. 24-37; taken on 4 Apr 1940; Page 746B;
Image 6 of 35; Household #44.
Listed as Sylvia A. Willis; age 4; born in WV; no education; not attending school; lived in same place on 1 Apr 1935;
in household of grandfather, Sylvester V. Willis, with parents.


Sylvester Vernon Willis

1. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Hemphill; taken on 2 Jan 1920; Page
260A; Image 1 of 30; Family #3/3.
Listed as Sylvester Willis; age 50; born in VA; married; carpenter for coal mine; head of household.
2. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Mohegan; E.D. 24-37; taken on 4 Apr
1940; Page 746B; Image 6 of 35; Household #44.
Listed as Sam V. Willis; age 72; born in WV; married; 4th grade education; lived in same place
on 1 Apr 1935; carpenter for coal mine; head of household.
3. Mercer Co, WV; Death Certificate #7871; WV Archives Web Site.
Sylvester Vernon Willis; age 88 yrs, 6 mons, 7 days; born 25 Nov 1867 in Giles Co, VA; married;
retired carpenter; SS #235-52-0571; living at 2118 Princeton Ave, Bluefield, WV; son of unknown
parents; died 2 Jun 1956 in the Bluefield Sanitarium, Bluefield, WV; from far advanced carcinoma
of right ear and face; buried 4 Jun 1956 in Walnut Grove Cemetery, Bluefield, WV; informant,
John H. Willis, Bluefield, WV.


Victoria Brown Linkous

1. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Hemphill; taken on 2 Jan 1920; Page
260A; Image 1 of 30; Family #3/3.
Listed as Victoria Willis; age 39; born in WV; married; in household of husband, Sylvester V.
Willis.
2. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Mohegan; E.D. 24-37; taken on 4 Apr
1940; Page 746B; Image 6 of 35; Household #44.
Listed as Victoria Willis; age 62; born in WV; married; 4th grade education; lived in same place
on 1 Apr 1935; in household of husband, Sylvester V. Willis.
3. Mercer Co, WV; death Certificate #'57 011930; WV Archives Web Site.
Victoria Brown Willis; age 79 yrs, 10 mons, 26 days; born 1 Nov 1877 in Bland, VA; widow;
living at 2118 Princeton Ave, Bluefield, WV; daughter of John and Izza Virginia (Nunn) Linkous;
died 27 Sep 1957 at Bluefield, WV; from a cerebral hemorrhage due to diabetes mellitius; buried
29 Sep 1957 in Walnut Grove Cemetery, Bluefield, WV; informant, John H. Willis, Bluefield, WV.


Fred Alexander Willis

1. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Hemphill; taken on 2 Jan 1920; Page
260A; Image 1 of 30; Family #3/3.
Listed as Fred A. Willis; age 12; born in WV; in household of father, Sylvester V. Willis.
2. WV Deaths, 1804-1999; LDS Web Site.
Fred Alexander Willis; married; husband of Mary E. Webster; son of Sylvester Vernon and
Victoria (Brown) Willis; died 7 Mar 1973 in Mercer Co, WV.


Doris Andrea Evennen

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Mohegan; E.D. 24-37; taken on 4 Apr
1940; Page 746B; Image 6 of 35; Household #45.
Listed as Doris A. Fite; age 33; born in KY; married; 8th grade education; lived in Hemphill, WV
on 1 Apr 1935; head of household.


Joel Nelm Fite

1. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #13077; WV Archives Web Site.
Joel Nelm Fite; age 20 days; born 17 Sep 1928 in McDowell Co, WV; son of Joel Mitchell and
Doris Andrea (Evennen) Fite; died 7 Oct 1928 at Newhall, WV; from congential malformation of
skull; no burial information.


Margaret Fite

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Mohegan; E.D. 24-37; taken on 4 Apr
1940; Page 746B; Image 6 of 35; Household #45.
Listed as Margaret Fite; age 9; born in WV; 2nd grade education; attending school; lived in
Hemphill, WV on 1 Apr 1935; in household of mother, Doris A. Fite.


Helen Fite

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Mohegan; E.D. 24-37; taken on 4 Apr
1940; Page 746B; Image 6 of 35; Household #45.
Listed as Helen Fite; age 8; born in WV; 1st grade education; attending school; lived in
Hemphill, WV on 1 Apr 1935; in household of mother, Doris A. Fite.


Frances Fite

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Mohegan; E.D. 24-37; taken on 4 Apr
1940; Page 746B; Image 6 of 35; Household #45.
Listed as Frances Fite; age 6; born in WV; no education; attending school; lived in
Hemphill, WV on 1 Apr 1935; in household of mother, Doris A. Fite.


Floyd L. Gore

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Mohegan; E.D. 24-37; taken on 4 Apr
1940; Page 746B; Image 6 of 35; Household #46.
Listed as Floyd Gore; age 44; born in KY; married; 5th grade education; lived in McDowell Co, WV
on 1 Apr 1935; foreman in coal mine; head of household.


Hazel

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Mohegan; E.D. 24-37; taken on 4 Apr
1940; Page 746B; Image 6 of 35; Household #46.
Listed as Hazel Gore; age 41; born in MO; married; 8th grade education; lived in McDowell Co, WV
on 1 Apr 1935; in household of husband, Floyd L. Gore.


Clara Gore

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Mohegan; E.D. 24-37; taken on 4 Apr
1940; Page 746B; Image 6 of 35; Household #46.
Listed as Clara Gore; age 14; born in WV; 7th grade education; attending school; lived in McDowell
Co, WV on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Floyd L. Gore.


Charles Gore

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Mohegan; E.D. 24-37; taken on 4 Apr
1940; Page 746B; Image 6 of 35; Household #46.
Listed as Charles Gore; age 4; born in WV; in household of father, Floyd L. Gore.


Sam Ross

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1947); Page 55; WV Archives Web Site.
Sam Ross; age 26; born and living at Mohegan, WV; single; married on 7 Jun 1947 at Capels, WV;
Wilda Jean Gore; age 21; born at Hemphill, WV; single; living at Mogehan, WV.


Wilda Jean Gore

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Mohegan; E.D. 24-37; taken on 4 Apr
1940; Page 746B; Image 6 of 35; Household #46.
Listed as Wilda Gore; age 11; born in WV; 4th grade education; attending school; lived in McDowell
Co, WV on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Floyd L. Gore.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1947); Page 55; WV Archives Web Site.
Sam Ross; age 26; born and living at Mohegan, WV; single; married on 7 Jun 1947 at Capels, WV;
Wilda Jean Gore; age 21; born at Hemphill, WV; single; living at Mogehan, WV.


Walton Green

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1928); Page 56; WV Archives Web Site.
Walton Green; age 21; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; miner; living at Capels, WV; son of
Silas and Ada; married on 8 Dec 1928 at Welch, WV; Clyde Miller; age 21; born in McDowell
Co, WV; single; daughter of G.W. and Stella.
2. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; taken on 4 Apr 1930; Page 68B; Image
8 of 47; Family #72/74.
Listed as Walton Green; age 22; born in WV; married at 20; tipple man in coal mine; head of
household.


Clyde Miller

1. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; taken on 29 Apr 1910; Page 116B;
Image 35 of 46; Family #263/292.
Listed as Clyde Miller; age 2; born in WV; in household of father, G.W. Miller.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1928); Page 56; WV Archives Web Site.
Walton Green; age 21; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; miner; living at Capels, WV; son of
Silas and Ada; married on 8 Dec 1928 at Welch, WV; Clyde Miller; age 21; born in McDowell
Co, WV; single; daughter of G.W. and Stella.
3. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; taken on 4 Apr 1930; Page 68B; Image
8 of 47; Family #72/74.
Listed as Clyde Green; age 22; born in WV; married at 20; in household of husband, Walton
Green.
4. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Mohegan; E.D. 24-37; taken on 4 Apr
1940; Page 746B; Image 6 of 35; Household #47.
Listed as Clyde Green; age 32; (female) born in WV; married; 7th grade education; lived in
Hemphill, WV on 1 Apr 1935; head of household.


Betty Green

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; taken on 4 Apr 1930; Page 68B; Image
8 of 47; Family #72/74.
Listed as Betty Green; age 8 mons; born in WV;in household of father, Walton Green.
2. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Mohegan; E.D. 24-37; taken on 4 Apr
1940; Page 746B; Image 6 of 35; Household #47.
Listed as Betty Green; age 10; born in WV; 3rd grade education; attending school; lived in
Hemphill, WV on 1 Apr 1935; in household of mother, Clyde Miller Green.


Margaret Green

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Mohegan; E.D. 24-37; taken on 4 Apr
1940; Page 746B; Image 6 of 35; Household #47.
Listed as Margaret Green; age 9; born in WV; 2nd grade education; attending school; lived in
Hemphill, WV on 1 Apr 1935; in household of mother, Clyde Miller Green.


Dorothy Green

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Mohegan; E.D. 24-37; taken on 4 Apr
1940; Page 746B; Image 6 of 35; Household #47.
Listed as Dorothy Green; age 7; born in WV; no education; attending school; lived in
Hemphill, WV on 1 Apr 1935; in household of mother, Clyde Miller Green.


Kenneth Green

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Mohegan; E.D. 24-37; taken on 4 Apr
1940; Page 746B; Image 6 of 35; Household #47.
Listed as Kenneth Green; age 6; born in WV; no education; not attending school; lived in
Hemphill, WV on 1 Apr 1935; in household of mother, Clyde Miller Green.


Gaither W. Miller

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1907); Page 34; WV Archives Web Site.
G.W. Miller; age 24; born in Alexander Co, NC; single; laborer; living at Hensley, WV; son of
Elijah and Nancy; married on 13 Apr 1907 at Kyle Boyd's; Stella Shannon; age 20; born in
Wyoming Co, WV; single; daughter of John and Mollie.
2. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; taken on 29 Apr 1910; Page 116B;
Image 35 of 46; Family #263/292.
Listed as G.W. Miller; age 28; born in NC; married once for 3 yrs; coal miner; head of household.


Stella Shannon

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1907); Page 34; WV Archives Web Site.
G.W. Miller; age 24; born in Alexander Co, NC; single; laborer; living at Hensley, WV; son of
Elijah and Nancy; married on 13 Apr 1907 at Kyle Boyd's; Stella Shannon; age 20; born in
Wyoming Co, WV; single; daughter of John and Mollie.
2. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; taken on 29 Apr 1910; Page 116B;
Image 35 of 46; Family #263/292.
Listed as Stella Miller; age 24; born in WV; married once for 3 yrs; 2 children, both living; in
household of husband, G.W. Miller.
3. McDowell Co, WV Death Certificate #4832; WV Archives Web Site.
Stella Miller; age 39 yrs, 10 mons, 25 days; born 4 Jun 1885 in WV; married; housewife;
daughter of Jonathan and Mollie (Sanson) Shannon; died 29 Apr 1925 in Grace Hospital, Welch,
WV; from puetpural infection following child birth; buried 1 May 1925 near Capels, WV; informant,
Gaither Miller, Capels, WV.


Paul Miller

1. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; taken on 29 Apr 1910; Page 116B;
Image 35 of 46; Family #263/292.
Listed as Paul Miller; age 11 mons; born in WV; in household of father, G.W. Miller.


Hazel Miller

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; taken on 4 Apr 1930; Page 68B; Image
8 of 47; Family #72/74.
Listed as Hazel Miller; age 4 yrs, 11 mons; born in WV; in household of brother-in-law, Walton
Green.
(She is listed as Walton's granddaughter; however, the 1940 Census lists her as Clyde Miller
Green's sister).
2. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Mohegan; E.D. 24-37; taken on 4 Apr
1940; Page 746B; Image 6 of 35; Household #47.
Listed as Hazel Miller; age 14; born in WV; 8th grade education; attending school; lived in
Hemphill, WV on 1 Apr 1935; in household of sister, Clyde Miller Green.


Jonathan Shannon

1. 1860 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, Knob PO, taken on 24 Jul 1860, Page 824, Family #935.
Listed as Jonathan Shannon, age 5, born in VA, in household of father, Powell Shannon.
2. 1870 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Clear Fork Dist, Sunhill PO, taken on 17 Aug 1870, Page 578A,
Family #73.
Listed as Jonathan Shannon, age 16, born in VA, adopted, farm worker, in household of
grandfather, James Shannon.
3. Kanawha Co, WV; Marriage Registry; Vol #__(1877); Page 115; Line 146; WV Archives Web Site.
Jonathan Shannon; age 22; born in Tazewell Co, VA; living in Wyoming Co, WV; married on 11
Jun 1977 in Kanawha Co, WV; Mary E. Samson; age 21; born in Lincoln Co, WV; living in Wyoming
Co, WV.
4. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Clear Fork District, taken on 1 Jun 1900, Page 244B, Family #10.
Listed as John Shannon, age 54, born in VA in Jul 1854, in household of brother, James Shannon.
5. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by kevin Shannon, 6 Nov 2013.
" Jonathan Shannon
Birth 22 Jun 1853
Liberty, Tazewell County, Virginia, USA
Death 11 Feb 1929 (aged 75)
Welch, McDowell County, West Virginia, USA
Burial
Caples Cemetery
Capels, McDowell County, West Virginia, USA "


Mary E. "Mollie" Samson

1. Kanawha Co, WV; Marriage Registry; Vol #__(1877); Page 115; Line 146; WV Archives Web Site.
Jonathan Shannon; age 22; born in Tazewell Co, VA; living in Wyoming Co, WV; married on 11
Jun 1977 in Kanawha Co, WV; Mary E. Samson; age 21; born in Lincoln Co, WV; living in Wyoming
Co, WV.


Ben Marvin Stovall

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Mohegan; E.D. 24-37; taken on 4 Apr
1940; Page 746B; Image 6 of 35; Household #48.
Listed as Ben Stovall; age 44; born in VA; married; no education; lived in Welch, WV; on 1 Apr
1935; loader in coal mine; head of household.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #1869; WV Archives Web Site.
Ben Marvin Stovall; age 57; born 3 Sep 1895 in Washington Co, VA; divorced; living at Hemphill,
WV; retired miner; son of Henry and Edith (Horn) Stovall; died 14 Jan 1953 in the Welch
Emergency Hospital, Welch, WV; from acute heart failure due to cardio vascular renal disease wth
decompensation; buried 16 Jan 1953 in Mt View Cemetery; informant, Mrs. Amy Hutchinson.
3. Washington Co, VA; WW II Draft Registration Card #U-1410; 27 Apr 1942; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Ben Marvin Stovall; age 46; born 3 Sep 1894 in Washington Co, VA; living at RFD 1, Glade Springs,
VA; employed by Stuart Stovall, Glade Springs, VA; person who will always know address, Dorothy
Wilson Stovall, Mohegan, WV; 6' tall; 155 lbs; blue eyes; brown hair; ruddy complexion; broken
back.


Dorothy Wilson

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Mohegan; E.D. 24-37; taken on 4 Apr
1940; Page 746B; Image 6 of 35; Household #48.
Listed as Dorothy Stovall; age 24; born in VA; married; 1 yr HS education; lived in Welch, WV
on 1 Apr 1935; in household of husband, Ben Stovall.


Eddie Jo Stovall

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Mohegan; E.D. 24-37; taken on 4 Apr
1940; Page 746B; Image 6 of 35; Household #48.
Listed as Eddie Joe Stovall; age 1; born in WV; in household of father, Ben Stovall.