McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV; Families and Individuals

Notes


Edward P. Burgess

1. Raleigh Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1910); Page 177; WV Archives Web Site.
Edward P. Burdiss (sic, Burgess); age 20; born in OH; living in Raleigh Co, WV; married on
4 Mar 1910 at Beckley, WV; Belle Hunley; age 17; born in NC; living in Raleigh Co, WV.
2. 1910 Census, Raleigh Co, WV; Town District; Beckley; Precinct 1; taken on 23 Apr 1910; Page
142A; Family #179/179.
Listed as Edward Birgiss (sic, Burgess); age 20; born in VA; married once of less than a year; coal
miner; in household of brother-in-law by marriage, Robert L. Gravley, with wife.


Belle S. Hunley

1. Raleigh Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1910); Page 177; WV Archives Web Site.
Edward P. Burdiss (sic, Burgess); age 20; born in OH; living in Raleigh Co, WV; married on
4 Mar 1910 at Beckley, WV; Belle Hunley; age 17; born in NC; living in Raleigh Co, WV.
2. 1910 Census, Raleigh Co, WV; Town District; Beckley; Precinct 1; taken on 23 Apr 1910; Page
142A; Family #179/179.
Listed as Belle S. Birgiss (sic, Burgess); age 17; born in VA; married once of less than a year; no
children; in household of brother-in-law, Robert L. Gravley, with husband.


James F. "Jim" Blackburn

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; taken on 14 Apr 1930; Page 206B;
Image 28 of 75; Family #243/260.
Listed as James Blackburn; age 37; born in NC; married at 15; teamster for coal company;
head of household.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1937); Page 127; WV Archives Web Site.
J.F. Blackburn; age 47; born in Ashe Co, NC; widowed; clerk; living at Davy, WV; son of
Wylie and Bertie; married on 9 Jun 1937 at Davy; Minnie Radford; age 22; born in McDowell
Co, WV; single; daughter of William and Jannie.
3. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Mohegan; E.D. 24-37; taken on 5/6 Apr
1940; Page 747B; Image 8 of 35; Household #66.
Listed as Jim Blackburn; age 47; born in NC; married; 5th grade education; lived in Davy, WV
on 1 Apr 1935; laborer in timbering; head of household.
4. McDowell Co, WV; WW II Draft Registration Card #U-2286; 27 Apr 1942; Ancestry.com Web
Site.
James Blackburn; age 50; born 17 oct 1892 in Ashe Co, NC; living at Mohegan, WV; unemployed;
person who will always know address, T.V. Blackburn, Mohegan, WV; 5'5" tall; 147 lbs; blue eyes;
brown hair; ruddy complexion.


Minnie Radford

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1937); Page 127; WV Archives Web Site.
J.F. Blackburn; age 47; born in Ashe Co, NC; widowed; clerk; living at Davy, WV; son of
Wylie and Bertie; married on 9 Jun 1937 at Davy; Minnie Radford; age 22; born in McDowell
Co, WV; single; daughter of William and Jannie.
2. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Mohegan; E.D. 24-37; taken on 5/6 Apr
1940; Page 747B; Image 8 of 35; Household #66.
Listed as Minnie Blackburn; age 23; born in WV; married; 7th grade education; lived in Davy, WV
on 1 Apr 1935; in household of husband, James F. Blackburn.


James F. "Jim" Blackburn

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; taken on 14 Apr 1930; Page 206B;
Image 28 of 75; Family #243/260.
Listed as James Blackburn; age 37; born in NC; married at 15; teamster for coal company;
head of household.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1937); Page 127; WV Archives Web Site.
J.F. Blackburn; age 47; born in Ashe Co, NC; widowed; clerk; living at Davy, WV; son of
Wylie and Bertie; married on 9 Jun 1937 at Davy; Minnie Radford; age 22; born in McDowell
Co, WV; single; daughter of William and Jannie.
3. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Mohegan; E.D. 24-37; taken on 5/6 Apr
1940; Page 747B; Image 8 of 35; Household #66.
Listed as Jim Blackburn; age 47; born in NC; married; 5th grade education; lived in Davy, WV
on 1 Apr 1935; laborer in timbering; head of household.
4. McDowell Co, WV; WW II Draft Registration Card #U-2286; 27 Apr 1942; Ancestry.com Web
Site.
James Blackburn; age 50; born 17 oct 1892 in Ashe Co, NC; living at Mohegan, WV; unemployed;
person who will always know address, T.V. Blackburn, Mohegan, WV; 5'5" tall; 147 lbs; blue eyes;
brown hair; ruddy complexion.


Saphronia Ratcliff

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; taken on 14 Apr 1930; Page 206B;
Image 28 of 75; Family #243/260.
Listed as Fron?ia Blackburn; age 26; born in VA; married at 15; in household of husband, James F.
Blackburn.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #9787; WV Archives Web Site.
Saphronia Blackburn; age 33 yrs, 10 mons, 24 days; born 18 Aug 1901 in Pulaski, VA; married;
wife of James Blackburn; living at Mohegan, WV; daughter of Henry and Adaline (Chrisley) Ratcliff;
died 12 Jul 1935 at Mohegan, WV; from carcenoma of uterus; buried 14 Jul 1935 at Mohegan,
WV; informant, Jim Blackburn, Mohegan, WV.


Frank Blackburn

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; taken on 14 Apr 1930; Page 206B;
Image 28 of 75; Family #243/260.
Listed as Frank Blackburn; age 8; born in WV; in household of father, James F. Blackburn.
2. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Mohegan; E.D. 24-37; taken on 5/6 Apr
1940; Page 747B; Image 8 of 35; Household #66.
Listed as Frank Blackburn; age 19; born in WV; 6th grade education; lived in Davy, WV
on 1 Apr 1935; assistant foreman for C.C.C.; in household of father, James F. Blackburn.


T. William "Bill" Blackburn

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; taken on 14 Apr 1930; Page 206B;
Image 28 of 75; Family #243/260.
Listed as William Blackburn; age 7; born in WV; in household of father, James F. Blackburn.
2. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Mohegan; E.D. 24-37; taken on 5/6 Apr
1940; Page 747B; Image 8 of 35; Household #66.
Listed as Bill "known as T. B. Blackburn; age 18; born in WV; 7th grade education;
lived in Davy, WV on 1 Apr 1935; army; in household of father, James F. Blackburn.
(Listing was all crossed through)


T. B. Blackburn

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; taken on 14 Apr 1930; Page 206B;
Image 28 of 75; Family #243/260.
Listed as T.V. Blackburn; age 5; born in WV; in household of father, James F. Blackburn.
2. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Mohegan; E.D. 24-37; taken on 5/6 Apr
1940; Page 747B; Image 8 of 35; Household #66.
Listed as T. B. Blackburn; age 17; born in WV; 6th grade education;
lived in Davy, WV on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, James F. Blackburn


Mina June Davidson

1. 1930 Census, Wise Co, VA; Richmond District; taken on 9 Apr 1930; page 147A; Image 25 of
100; Family #256/257.
Listed as Minnie J. Davidson; age 1; born in VA; in household of father, James E. Davidson.
2. 1940 Census, Wise Co, VA; Richmond District; Arno; E.D. #98-28; taken on 15 May 1940; Page 546A;
Image 47 of 52; Household #380.
Listed as June Davidson; age 11; born in VA; 3rd grade education; attending school; lived in same
place on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, James E. Davidson.
3. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Book #__(1950); Page 395; WV Archives Web Site.
Rudolph Green; age 28; born at Hensley, WV; single; living at Fanrock, WV; son of Harron and Pansy
(Crabtree) Green; married on 30 Jun 1950 at Pineville, WV; June Davidson; age 21; born at Bristol,
VA; single; living at Fanrock, WV; daughter of James Earl and Myrtle (Whitson) Davidson.
4. Fanning Funeral Home; Iaeger, WV; Posted Obit.
"Mina June Shirley, 88, of Princeton, WV, formerly of Davy, WV, passed away Sunday, June 18, 2017, at Lewis Gale Medical Center in Salem, VA. Born February 27, 1929 in Osaka, VA, she was the daughter of the late James and Myrtle Whitson Davidson. She was a lifelong homemaker.In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by, her husband George Shirley, one son, Leonard Green, two daughters, Sandra Green and Sharon Parks, two brothers, Harold and James Davidson.Survivors include, Mrs Gary (Brenda) Heldreth of Bluefield, VA, Rudolph Green Jr of Highpoint N.C., Mrs Clarence (Barbara) Knipp of Ringwood, IL, David Green of Trinity, N.C., Joseph Green of High Point N.C., Mrs Joseph (Pamela) Davis of Hoffman Estates, IL, Mrs Joseph (Cathy) Parton of Princeton, WV, Son in law Roger Green of Princeton, WV, Daughter in law, Diane Green of High Point, N.C., and Daughter in law Peggy Green of Oklahoma City, OK, eighteen Grandchildren, Twenty Three Great Grandchildren, four Great Great Grandchildren, seven step children, several step grandchildren, and a large extended family, a lifelong friend “sister” Penny McPeak.Funeral Services will be conducted Friday, June 22, 2017 at 11 A.M. from the Fanning Funeral Home Chapel in Welch, with Pastor Marie Bolden officiating. Burial will follow at Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, in Roderfield, WV...."
5. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
Patty Greene; 22 Jun 2017.
Mina June Davidson Green Shirley; born 27 Feb 1929; died 18 Jun 2017; buried here; no grave marker photo
shown; obit and marrige record posted..


Albert Lee Martin

1. McDowell Co, WV; WW I Draft Registration Card #42; 5 Jun 1917; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Albert Martin; age 21; born 6 May 1896 in Wytheville, VA; living at Eckman, WV; employed by
Shawnee C. and C. Co, Eckman, WV; nearest relative, mother, Mrs. Minnie Martin; Rural Retreat,
VA; tall with slender build; blue eyes and dark brown hair.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1919); Page 426; WV Archives Web Site.
Albert Martin; age 23; born in Wythe Co, VA; single; miner; living at Eckman, WV; son of Lee
and Minnie; was issued a license to marry on 23 Dec 1919 in McDowell Co, WV; Carrrie Adams;
age 21; born in Roanoke, VA; single; daughter of Sarah Adams.
(No return by minister)
3. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Landgraff; taken on 24 Jan 1920; Page
64B; Image 44 of 50; Family #511/531.
Listed as Albert Martin; age 21; born in VA; married; coal miner; head of household.
4. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; taken on 10 Apr 1930; Page 156A;
Family #140/152.
Listed as Albert Martin; age 32; born in VA; married at 21; coal miner; head of household.
5. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Mohegan; E.D. 24-37; taken on 5/6 Apr
1940; Page 747B; Image 8 of 35; Household #67.
Listed as Albert Martin; age 42; born in VA; married; 2 yrs HS education; lived in McDowell Co,
WV on 1 Apr 1935; loader in coal mine; head of household.
6. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1967); Page 394; WV Archives Web Site.
Albert Lee Martin; age 68; born 6 May 1899 (sic, 1896) in Wythe Co, VA; widowed; living at PO
Box 72, Maybeury, WV; son of Walter Lee and Minnie (Phipps) Martin; married on 4 Aug 1967
at Maybeury, WV; Stella Mae Lester; age 49; born 17 Mar 1918; widow; living at Box 232, Wilcoe,
WV; daughter of General and Rachel (Lester) Blankenship.
7. FindAGrave,com; Lester Cemetery (Stateline Ridge #1); McDowell Co, WV; submitted by Lynn
Delp; 7 May 2008.
Albert L. Martin; born 6 May 1897 (sic 1896); died 31 Oct 1977; buried here.


Josie

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; taken on 10 Apr 1930; Page 156A;
Family #140/152.
Listed as Josie Martin; age 22; born in WV; married at 19; in household of husband, Albert L.
Martin.
2. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Mohegan; E.D. 24-37; taken on 5/6 Apr
1940; Page 747B; Image 8 of 35; Household #67.
Listed as Josie Martin; age 32; born in WV; married; 6th grade education; lived in McDowell Co,
WV on 1 Apr 1935; in household of husband, Albert L. Martin.


Albert Lee Martin

1. McDowell Co, WV; WW I Draft Registration Card #42; 5 Jun 1917; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Albert Martin; age 21; born 6 May 1896 in Wytheville, VA; living at Eckman, WV; employed by
Shawnee C. and C. Co, Eckman, WV; nearest relative, mother, Mrs. Minnie Martin; Rural Retreat,
VA; tall with slender build; blue eyes and dark brown hair.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1919); Page 426; WV Archives Web Site.
Albert Martin; age 23; born in Wythe Co, VA; single; miner; living at Eckman, WV; son of Lee
and Minnie; was issued a license to marry on 23 Dec 1919 in McDowell Co, WV; Carrrie Adams;
age 21; born in Roanoke, VA; single; daughter of Sarah Adams.
(No return by minister)
3. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Landgraff; taken on 24 Jan 1920; Page
64B; Image 44 of 50; Family #511/531.
Listed as Albert Martin; age 21; born in VA; married; coal miner; head of household.
4. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; taken on 10 Apr 1930; Page 156A;
Family #140/152.
Listed as Albert Martin; age 32; born in VA; married at 21; coal miner; head of household.
5. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Mohegan; E.D. 24-37; taken on 5/6 Apr
1940; Page 747B; Image 8 of 35; Household #67.
Listed as Albert Martin; age 42; born in VA; married; 2 yrs HS education; lived in McDowell Co,
WV on 1 Apr 1935; loader in coal mine; head of household.
6. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1967); Page 394; WV Archives Web Site.
Albert Lee Martin; age 68; born 6 May 1899 (sic, 1896) in Wythe Co, VA; widowed; living at PO
Box 72, Maybeury, WV; son of Walter Lee and Minnie (Phipps) Martin; married on 4 Aug 1967
at Maybeury, WV; Stella Mae Lester; age 49; born 17 Mar 1918; widow; living at Box 232, Wilcoe,
WV; daughter of General and Rachel (Lester) Blankenship.
7. FindAGrave,com; Lester Cemetery (Stateline Ridge #1); McDowell Co, WV; submitted by Lynn
Delp; 7 May 2008.
Albert L. Martin; born 6 May 1897 (sic 1896); died 31 Oct 1977; buried here.


Carrie Adams

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1919); Page 426; WV Archives Web Site.
Albert Martin; age 23; born in Wythe Co, VA; single; miner; living at Eckman, WV; son of Lee
and Minnie; was issued a license to marry on 23 Dec 1919 in McDowell Co, WV; Carrrie Adams;
age 21; born in Roanoke, VA; single; daughter of Sarah Adams.
(No return by minister)
2. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Landgraff; taken on 24 Jan 1920; Page
64B; Image 44 of 50; Family #511/531.
Listed as Carrie Martin; age 16; born in VA; married; in household of husband, Albert L. Martin.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #6224; WV Archives Web Site.
Carrie Martin; age 20 yrs, 2 mons, 28 days; born 10 Feb 1904 in VA; housewife; married;
daughter of Israel Pew and Sarah Adams; died 7 May 1924 at Kimball, WV; from pneumonia
with acute appendicitis; buried 9 May 1924 at Kimball, WV; informant, Albert Martin, Vivian, WV.


Edith Martin

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; taken on 10 Apr 1930; Page 156A;
Family #140/152.
Listed as Edith Martin; age 9; born in WV; in household of father, Albert Lee Martin.
2. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Mohegan; E.D. 24-37; taken on 5/6 Apr
1940; Page 747B; Image 8 of 35; Household #67.
Listed as Edith Martin; age 19; born in WV; 6th grade education; lived in McDowell Co,
WV on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Albert L. Martin.


Lee Martin

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; taken on 10 Apr 1930; Page 156A;
Family #140/152.
Listed as Lee Martin; age 7; born in WV; in household of father, Albert Lee Martin.
2. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Mohegan; E.D. 24-37; taken on 5/6 Apr
1940; Page 747B; Image 8 of 35; Household #67.
Listed as Lee Martin; age 17; born in WV; 7th grade education; lived in McDowell Co,
WV on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Albert L. Martin.


Albert Lee Martin

1. McDowell Co, WV; WW I Draft Registration Card #42; 5 Jun 1917; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Albert Martin; age 21; born 6 May 1896 in Wytheville, VA; living at Eckman, WV; employed by
Shawnee C. and C. Co, Eckman, WV; nearest relative, mother, Mrs. Minnie Martin; Rural Retreat,
VA; tall with slender build; blue eyes and dark brown hair.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1919); Page 426; WV Archives Web Site.
Albert Martin; age 23; born in Wythe Co, VA; single; miner; living at Eckman, WV; son of Lee
and Minnie; was issued a license to marry on 23 Dec 1919 in McDowell Co, WV; Carrrie Adams;
age 21; born in Roanoke, VA; single; daughter of Sarah Adams.
(No return by minister)
3. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Landgraff; taken on 24 Jan 1920; Page
64B; Image 44 of 50; Family #511/531.
Listed as Albert Martin; age 21; born in VA; married; coal miner; head of household.
4. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; taken on 10 Apr 1930; Page 156A;
Family #140/152.
Listed as Albert Martin; age 32; born in VA; married at 21; coal miner; head of household.
5. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Mohegan; E.D. 24-37; taken on 5/6 Apr
1940; Page 747B; Image 8 of 35; Household #67.
Listed as Albert Martin; age 42; born in VA; married; 2 yrs HS education; lived in McDowell Co,
WV on 1 Apr 1935; loader in coal mine; head of household.
6. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1967); Page 394; WV Archives Web Site.
Albert Lee Martin; age 68; born 6 May 1899 (sic, 1896) in Wythe Co, VA; widowed; living at PO
Box 72, Maybeury, WV; son of Walter Lee and Minnie (Phipps) Martin; married on 4 Aug 1967
at Maybeury, WV; Stella Mae Lester; age 49; born 17 Mar 1918; widow; living at Box 232, Wilcoe,
WV; daughter of General and Rachel (Lester) Blankenship.
7. FindAGrave,com; Lester Cemetery (Stateline Ridge #1); McDowell Co, WV; submitted by Lynn
Delp; 7 May 2008.
Albert L. Martin; born 6 May 1897 (sic 1896); died 31 Oct 1977; buried here.


Stella Mae Blankenship

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1967); Page 394; WV Archives Web Site.
Albert Lee Martin; age 68; born 6 May 1899 (sic, 1896) in Wythe Co, VA; widowed; living at PO
Box 72, Maybeury, WV; son of Walter Lee and Minnie (Phipps) Martin; married on 4 Aug 1967
at Maybeury, WV; Stella Mae Lester; age 49; born 17 Mar 1918; widow; living at Box 232, Wilcoe,
WV; daughter of General and Rachel (Lester) Blankenship.
2. FindAGrave,com; Lester Cemetery (Stateline Ridge #1); McDowell Co, WV; submitted by Lynn
Delp; 7 May 2008.
Stella Lester Martin; born 17 Mar 1918; died 31 Oct 1977; buried here.