McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families and Individuals

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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.


William G. Milam

1. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Northfork District; Algoma; taken on 5/6 May 1910; Page 11 A;
Image18 of 27; Family #50/58.
Listed as William G. Milam; age 17; born in WV; single; in household of father, William Milam.
2. McDowell Co, WV; WW I Draft Registration Card #672; 5 Jun 1917; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Will Milam; age 22; born in Algoma, WV; car pusher; employed by Powhatan C & C Co, Powhatan,
WV; living at Powhatan, WV; single; no dependents; tall with slender build; brown eyes and black
hair.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1918); Page 172; WV Archives Web Site.
Will Milam; age 24; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; miner; living at Yukon, WV; son of William
and _____; married on 22 Sep 1918 at Yukon, WV; Vicie Lowe; age 18; born in Martin Co, KY;
single; daughter of Bob and Sintha.
4. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; Coalwood; taken on 14 Jan 1920; Page 11B;
Image 21 of 39; Family #186/189.
Listed as William Milam; age 25; born in WV; married; coal miner; head of household.
5. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Eureka; taken on 9 Apr 1930; Page 166A;
Image 22 of 73; Family #200/215.
Listed as William Milam; age 35; born in WV; married at 22; loader in coal mine; head of household.
6. 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 #68.
Listed as Will Milam; age 40; born in WV; married; no education; lived in Northfork, McDowell Co,
WV on 1 Apr 1935; laborer; head of household.


Vicie Lowe

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1918); Page 172; WV Archives Web Site.
Will Milam; age 24; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; miner; living at Yukon, WV; son of William
and _____; married on 22 Sep 1918 at Yukon, WV; Vicie Lowe; age 18; born in Martin Co, KY;
single; daughter of Bob and Sintha.
2. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; Coalwood; taken on 14 Jan 1920; Page 11B;
Image 21 of 39; Family #186/189.
Listed as Vicy Milam; age 22; born in WV (sic, KY); married; in household of husband, William G.
Milam.
3. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Eureka; taken on 9 Apr 1930; Page 166A;
Image 22 of 73; Family #200/215.
Listed as Vicie Milam; age 28; born in WV; married at 15; in household of husband, William G. Milam.
4. 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 #68.
Listed as Vicie Milam; age 37; born in KY; married; no education; lived in Northfork, McDowell Co,
WV on 1 Apr 1935; in household of husband, William G. Milam.


Alice Milam

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Eureka; taken on 9 Apr 1930; Page 166A;
Image 22 of 73; Family #200/215.
Listed as Alice Milam; age 9 yrs 0 mons; born in WV; in household of father, William G. Milam.


Sabra Milam

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Eureka; taken on 9 Apr 1930; Page 166A;
Image 22 of 73; Family #200/215.
Listed as Sabie Milam; age 5 yrs 6 mons; born in WV; in household of father, William G. Milam.
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 #68.
Listed as Sabra Milam; age 16; born in WV; 3rd grade education; not attending school; lived in
Northfork, McDowell Co, WV on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, William G. Milam.


Lessie Milam

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Eureka; taken on 9 Apr 1930; Page 166A;
Image 22 of 73; Family #200/215.
Listed as Lessie Milam; age 2 yrs 10 mons; born in WV; in household of father, William G. Milam.
2. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Mohegan; E.D. 24-37; taken on 5/6 Apr
1940; Page 748A; Image 9 of 35; Household #68.
Listed as Lessie Milam; age 12; born in WV; 2nd grade education; attending school; lived in
Northfork, McDowell Co, WV on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, William G. Milam.


Jimmy Mitchem

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Mohegan; E.D. 24-37; taken on 5/6 Apr
1940; Page 748A; Image 9 of 35; Household #69.
Listed as Jimmy Mitchem; age 22; born in WV; married; 4th grade education; lived in same place
on 1 Apr 1935; loader in coal mine; head of household.
2. US Army WW II Enlistment Records, 1938-1946; Ancestry.com.
Jimmie Mitchem; born in 1917 in WV; enlisted 2 Jan 1946 at Camp Pickett, Blackstone, VA for
1 yr; married; grammer school education.
3. Social security Death Index; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Jimmie Mitchem; born 28 Sep 1917; died in Dec 1979; last residence, Capels, McDowell Co, WV;
SS#233-14-7471; card issued in WV before 1951.


Hester

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Mohegan; E.D. 24-37; taken on 5/6 Apr
1940; Page 748A; Image 9 of 35; Household #69.
Listed as Hester Mitchem; age 22; born in WV; married; 6th grade education; lived in same place
on 1 Apr 1935; in household of husband, Jimmy Mitchem.
2. US Public Records Index, Vol 2; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Hester Mitchem; born 11 Aug 1917; living at General Delivery, Capels, WV 24801.
3. Social Security Death Index; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Hester Mitchem; born 11 Aug 1917; died 23 Oct 2007; last residence Davy, McDowell Co, WV;
card issued in NC or WV before 1951.


Donald Fuller

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1948); Page 329; WV Archives Web Site.
Donald Fuller; age 25; born in Coburn, VA; divorced; living at Pineville, WV; son of Trig and Veda
Fuller; married on 5 Sep 1948 at Wyoming, WV; Lula Brooks; age 25; born in McDowell Co, WV;
single; living at Pineville, WV; daughter of Bill and Margaret Brooks.


Lula Virginia Brooks

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1948); Page 329; WV Archives Web Site.
Donald Fuller; age 25; born in Coburn, VA; divorced; living at Pineville, WV; son of Trig and Veda
Fuller; married on 5 Sep 1948 at Wyoming, WV; Lula Brooks; age 25; born in McDowell Co, WV;
single; living at Pineville, WV; daughter of Bill and Margaret Brooks.
2. "The Register Herald"; Beckley, WV; Wednesday, 1 Jan 2014; Newspaper Obit.
"Lula Virginia Fuller, 91, of Lula Lane, Keyrock Road, Pineville passed away Monday, Dec. 30, 2013 at Wyoming Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, New Richmond, where she had been a resident for several years. "Born Nov. 14, 1922, at Asco, she was the daughter of the late William H. “Bill” Brooks and Margaret E. Rose Brooks of Indian Creek. "She was a former employee of Holloway Drug Store. She loved to share stories from her years working at the store. "In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Donald Fuller and an infant child; four sisters, Virginia “Virgie” Short, Gladys Ellison, Pearl Phillips and Edith Lester; five brothers, Charles “Buddy” Brooks, Howard Brooks, William “Greevor” Brooks, James H. “Dutch” Brooks and Walter Brooks. "She is survived by many nieces and nephews. "A celebration of Lula’s life will be held at 1 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 2, 2014 in the Calfee Funeral Service Chapel with the Elder Bryce Phillips and Elder Russell McCoy officiating "Burial will follow at Palm Memorial Gardens, Matheny...."


Lark Jackson Browning

1. Social Security Death Index; Ancestry.com Web Site; "Sweet/Williams Family"
submitted by candycane1168.
Lark Browning; born 3 Jan 1915; died in Jun 1985; last residence, Branchland, Lincoln Co, WV;
SS#234-24-9551; card issued in WV before 1951.


Sadie Pearl Lester

1. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Clear Fork District, taken on 22/23 Apr 1910, Page 240A,
Family #75.
Listed as Sada Lester, age 2, born in WV, in household of father, William F. Lester.
2. 1920 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Clear Fork District, taken on 31 Jan 1920, Page 214A,
Family #165.
Listed as Sadie P. Lester, age 10, born in WV, in household of father, William F. Lester.
3. Logan Co, WV; Death Certificate #'68 015151; Ancestry.com Web Site; "Sweet/Williams Family"
submitted by candycane1168.
Sadie Browning; age 61; born 7 Jul 1907 in WV; married, wife of Lark Browning; living at Verner,
Mingo Co, WV; daughter of William F. and Elsie (Morgan) Lester; died 29 Sep 1968 in the
Appalachian Regional Hospital, Man, WV; from acute pulmonary edema due to arteriosclerosis
heart disease; buried 1 Oct 1968 in Letherwood Cemetery, Leatherwood, WV.


Calvin Lonnie Vance

1. US Public Records Index; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Calvin L. Vance; born 17 Jan 1936; living at PO Box 12, Lynco, WV 24857 in 1996.
2. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Sturgil - Goode Cemetery, Pineville, Wyoming Co, WV; submitted
by Pattie Greene; 22 jul 2014.
Calvine Lonnie Vance; born 17 Jan 1936; died 19 Jul 2014; buried here (he was cremated);
no grave marker photio shown; personal photo shown;
"Calvin Lonnie Vance, 78, Oceana West Virginia passed away Saturday July 19th 2014 at a nursing home in Princeton WV.

"Lonnie was born January 17, 1935 in Logan County, WV a son of the late Clyde P. Vance (1915-1980) and Nava D. Toler-Vance (1919-Deceased). He was a retired coal miner.

"In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his loving wife Ardney Irene Browning-Vance (1938-2003), a daughter Yvette Vance-Lester (1965-2013) and her husband Freddie Lee Lester Sr. (1962-2011), and their infant daughter Amber Dawn Lester (1984-1984); an infant great grandson Christian Livingston (Deceased), and younger brother Jerry Vance (Deceased).

"He is survived by two sons Stephen Layne Vance (1960-2016) of Oceana, and Johnny Vance and Tina Vance of Pineville; three daughters Florence Vance-Belcher and Freddy Belcher of Man, Dolly Vance-Hendricks of Man, and Yvonne Vance-Belcher and Greg Belcher of Oceana; and a granddaughter and caregiver Ashley and Roy Trent of Lester; six brothers Johnny Joe Vance of Beech Island SC, James Vance of Hanover, Eddie Vance of New Richmond, Ted Vance of Beech Island SC, Sam Vance of Brier Creek, and Tommy Vance of Brier Creek; five sisters Helen Vance-Lester
of Verner, Linda Vance-Wallace of Mansfield OH, Carol Vance of Sturgis MI, Judy Vance of Sturgis MI, and Rosemary Vance-Santos of Sturgis MI; 15 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren; a special Uncle Wayman
"Sport" Toler; and a host of other loving family and friends.

"Funeral services will be held on Wednesday July 23, 2014 at 4:00 PM in the Chapel of Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV. In Keeping with his wishes he will be cremated following the services. He will be resting with his loving wife Ardney at Goode Family Cemetery in Cabin Creek, New Richmond, WV. ..."


Ardney Irene Browning

1. US Public Records Index; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Ardney I. Vance; born 6 Jun 1938; living at PO Box 12, Lynco, WV 24857 in 1996.
2. Social Security Death Index; Ancestry.com Web Site; "Sweet/Williams Family"
submitted by candycane1168.
Ardney I. Vance; born 6 Jun 1938; died 23 Oct 2003; last residence, Lynco, Wyoming Co, WV;
SS#236-19-0174; card issued in WV in 1981.


Stephen Layne Vance

1. Stafford Funeral Home; Lynco, WV; Posted Obit.
"Stephen Layne Vance, 56, of Oceana, WV passed away on Tuesday, May 10, 2016. He was born on March
19, 1960 in Leatherwood, WV a son of the late Calvin Lonnie and Ardney Browning Vance. In addition to his
parents he is preceded in death by a sister Yvette Lester; and a brother-in-law Freddie Lester. Survivors
include a daughter Brittany (Ardelle Lane) Vance and her children Kowen Lambert and Isabella Mullins all
of Oceana; two sons Calvin Vance of Pence Springs and Jeremy Vance and his children McKailynn, Levi,
Jeremiah, and Allie Vance and Jordyn Morgan all of Oceana; three sisters Yvonne Belcher of Oceana,
Florence Belcher of Man and Dolly (Sammy Lusk) Hendricks of Verner; a brother Johnny Vance of Welch
Pineville Road; a daughter-in-law Leela Morgan of Oceana; and a host of other loving family and friends.
Funeral services will be held 1:00PM Sunday, May 15, 2016 in the Chapel of Stafford Family Funeral Home,
Lynco, WV with Rev. William Cook officiating. He will be laid to rest in Goode Family Cemetery, Saulsville,
WV...."


Arnold Norris Bottomlee

1. Fayette Co, WV; Marriage Registry; Vol #__(1928); Page 14; WV Archives Web Site.
Arnold Bottomlee; age 22; born in TN; living at Kingston, WV; single; miner; son of Norris and
Sallie; married on 6 Nov 1928 at Fayetteville, WV; Pauline Crist; age 22; born in WV; single;
living at Jodie, WV; daughter of John and Belva.
2. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Palm Memorial Gardens, Matheny, Wyoming Co, WV; submitted by
Pattie Greene; 25 Nov 2008.
Arnold Norris Bottomlee; born in 1906 in TN; died in 1986; buried here.


J. Pauline Crist

1. Fayette Co, WV; Marriage Registry; Vol #__(1928); Page 14; WV Archives Web Site.
Arnold Bottomlee; age 22; born in TN; living at Kingston, WV; single; miner; son of Norris and
Sallie; married on 6 Nov 1928 at Fayetteville, WV; Pauline Crist; age 22; born in WV; single;
living at Jodie, WV; daughter of John and Belva.
2. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Palm Memorial Gardens, Matheny, Wyoming Co, WV; submitted by
Pattie Greene; 25 Nov 2008.
J. Pauline Crist Bottomlee; born in 1906; died in 1981; buried here.