McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families and Individuals

Notes


Hayes Saler

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1946); Page 104; WV Archives Web Site.
Hayes Saler; age 23; born at Hampton Roads, WV; single; living at Mohegan, WV; married on
2 July 1946 at Davy, WV; Francis Louise Burton; age 18; born at Hemphill, WV; single; living at
Twin Branch; with consent of Florence Burton, mother of Frances Louise Burton.


Frances Louise Burton

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Davy; taken on 16 Apr 1930; Page 228A;
Image 70 of 75; Family #21/22.
Listed as Frances L. Burton; age 2 yrs, 7 mons; born in WV; in household of father, Charles
Burton.
2. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Mohegan; E.D. 24-37; taken on 6 Apr
1940; Page 748B; Image 11 of 35; Household #84.
Listed as Frances Burton; age 13; born in WV; 3rd grade education; attending school; lived in
Hemphill, WV on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Charles Burton.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1946); Page 104; WV Archives Web Site.
Hayes Saler; age 23; born at Hampton Roads, WV; single; living at Mohegan, WV; married on
2 July 1946 at Davy, WV; Francis Louise Burton; age 18; born at Hemphill, WV; single; living at
Twin Branch; with consent of Florence Burton, mother of Frances Louise Burton.


James Holland

1. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Slab Fork District; Mullens; taken on 8 Apr 1930; Page 215B;
Image 26 of 34; Family #277/298.
Listed as James Holland; age 40; born in VA; married at 19; roomer; odd job laborer; in household
of Willie Hairston.
2. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Mohegan; E.D. 24-37; taken on 6 Apr
1940; Page 748B; Image 11 of 35; Household #85.
Listed as James Holland; age 50; born in VA; married; negro; 4th grade education; lived in Mingo
Co, WV on 1 Apr 1935; loader in coal mine; head of household.
3. McDowell Co, WV: WW II Draft Registration Card #U-2435; 27 Apr 1942; Ancestry.com Web Site.
James Holand; age 52; born 17 Mar 1890 at Chatam, VA; colored; living at Capels, WV; employed
by N.R.P C. Co (New River Poca Coal Co), Capels, WV; person who will always know address, Bulah
Holand, Capels, WV; 5'11 1/2" tall; 172lbs; brown eyes; black hair; dark brown complexion.
4. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1963); Page 296; WV Archives Web Site.
James Holland; age 73; born in Chatham, VA; single; colored; living at Eckman, WV; married on
4 Jul 1963 at Eckman, WV; Evelyn Farmer; age 29; born in Elkhorn, WV; single; colored; living at
Eckman, WV.
5. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #'69 012095; WV Archives Web Site via LDS Web Site.
James Holland; age 79; married; negro; husband of Evelyn Farmer; coal miner; SS#236-10-9349;
living at Eckman; son of unknown parents; died 12 Aug 1969, DOA Stevens Clinic, Welch, WV;
from acute coronary thrombosis due to H.C.V.D.; buried 17 Aug 1969 in Oak Grove Cemetery,
Bluewell, Mercer Co, WV; informant, Evelyn Holland, Eckman, WV.


Beulah

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Mohegan; E.D. 24-37; taken on 6 Apr
1940; Page 748B; Image 11 of 35; Household #85.
Listed as Beulah Holland; age 25; born in KY; married; negro; 4 yrs HSeducation; lived in Mingo
Co, WV on 1 Apr 1935; in household of husband, James Holland.


Lester E. Ware Sr

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Mohegan; E.D. 24-37; taken on 6 Apr
1940; Page 748B; Image 11 of 35; Household #87.
Listed as Lester E. Ware; age 37; born in TN; married; negro; 4th grade education; lived in same
house on 1 Apr 1935; loader in coal mine; head of household.


Florence

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Mohegan; E.D. 24-37; taken on 6 Apr
1940; Page 748B; Image 11 of 35; Household #87.
Listed as Florence Ware; age 32; born in AL; married; negro; 3 yrs HS education; lived in same
house on 1 Apr 1935; in household of husband, Lester E. Ware.


Clarice Ware

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Mohegan; E.D. 24-37; taken on 6 Apr
1940; Page 748B; Image 11 of 35; Household #87.
Listed as Clarice Ware; age 12; born in WV; negro; 7th grade education; attending school;
lived in same house on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Lester E. Ware.


Lester E. Ware Jr

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Mohegan; E.D. 24-37; taken on 6 Apr
1940; Page 748B; Image 11 of 35; Household #87.
Listed as Lester Ware, Jr; age 10; born in WV; negro; 3rd grade education; attending school;
lived in same house on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Lester E. Ware.


Earl Ware

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Mohegan; E.D. 24-37; taken on 6 Apr
1940; Page 749A; Image 12 of 35; Household #87.
Listed as Earl Ware; age 10; born in WV; negro; in household of father, Lester E. Ware.


Edward Long

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1939); Page 212; WV Archives Web Site.
Eddie Long; born 18 Mar 1907 at Simmons, WV; colored; widowed; living at Mohegan, WV;
son of William and Fannie Long; was issued as license to marry on 24 Jul 1939 in McDowell Co,
WV; Ophelia Sledge; born 24 Apr 1916 in TN; single; colored; living at Mohegan, WV; daughter
of Walter and Ethel; no return by a minister.
2. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Mohegan; E.D. 24-37; taken on 8 Apr
1940; Page 749A; Image 12 of 35; Household #88.
Listed as Ed Long; age 34; born in WV; married; negro; 3rd grade education; lived in same place
on 1 Apr 1935; brakeman in coal mine;head of household.


Ophelia Sledge

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1939); Page 212; WV Archives Web Site.
Eddie Long; born 18 Mar 1907 at Simmons, WV; colored; widowed; living at Mohegan, WV;
son of William and Fannie Long; was issued as license to marry on 24 Jul 1939 in McDowell Co,
WV; Ophelia Sledge; born 24 Apr 1916 in TN; single; colored; living at Mohegan, WV; daughter
of Walter and Ethel; no return by a minister.
2. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Mohegan; E.D. 24-37; taken on 8 Apr
1940; Page 749A; Image 12 of 35; Household #88.
Listed as Ophelia Long; age 24; born in TN; married; negro; 6th grade education; lived in same
place on 1 Apr 1935; in household of husband, Edward Long.


Mary Alice Sledge

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Mohegan; E.D. 24-37; taken on 8 Apr
1940; Page 749A; Image 12 of 35; Household #88.
Listed as Mary Alice Sledge; age 12; born in TN; negro; 5th grade education; attending school;
lived in same place on 1 Apr 1935; in household of brother-in-law, Edward Long.


Edward Long

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1939); Page 212; WV Archives Web Site.
Eddie Long; born 18 Mar 1907 at Simmons, WV; colored; widowed; living at Mohegan, WV;
son of William and Fannie Long; was issued as license to marry on 24 Jul 1939 in McDowell Co,
WV; Ophelia Sledge; born 24 Apr 1916 in TN; single; colored; living at Mohegan, WV; daughter
of Walter and Ethel; no return by a minister.
2. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Mohegan; E.D. 24-37; taken on 8 Apr
1940; Page 749A; Image 12 of 35; Household #88.
Listed as Ed Long; age 34; born in WV; married; negro; 3rd grade education; lived in same place
on 1 Apr 1935; brakeman in coal mine;head of household.


Eleanor Long

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Mohegan; E.D. 24-37; taken on 8 Apr
1940; Page 749A; Image 12 of 35; Household #88.
Listed as Eleanor Long; age 8; born in WV; negro; 1st grade education; attending school;
lived in same place on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Edward Long.


Marion Rufus Gillespie Sr

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1923); Page 391; WV Archives Web Site.
Marion Gillespie; age 19; born in Smyth Co, VA; single; miner; living at Marytown, WV; son of
H.G. and Ollie; married on 20 Jun 1923 at Big Sandy, WV; Matilda Payne; age 23; born in
McDowell Co, WV; single; daughter of James and Polly.
2. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns creek District; taken 12 Apr 1930; Page 70A; Image 11 of
47; Family #97/100.
Listed as M, Rufus Gillespie; age 27; born in VA; married at 20; coal loader in mine; head of
household.
3. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Mohegan; E.D. 24-37; taken on 8 Apr
1940; Page 749A; Image 12 of 35; Household #89.
Listed as Melvin (sic, Marion) R. Gillespie; age 36; born in VA; married; 4th grade education;
lived in same place on 1 Apr 1935; loader in coal mine; head of household.


Matilda Katherine Payne

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1923); Page 391; WV Archives Web Site.
Marion Gillespie; age 19; born in Smyth Co, VA; single; miner; living at Marytown, WV; son of
H.G. and Ollie; married on 20 Jun 1923 at Big Sandy, WV; Matilda Payne; age 23; born in
McDowell Co, WV; single; daughter of James and Polly.
2. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns creek District; taken 12 Apr 1930; Page 70A; Image 11 of
47; Family #97/100.
Listed as Tilda Gillespie; age 30; born in WV; married at 23; in household of husband, Marion R.
Gillespie.
3. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Mohegan; E.D. 24-37; taken on 8 Apr
1940; Page 749A; Image 12 of 35; Household #89.
Listed as Matilda Gillespie; age 39; born in WV; married; 5th grade education; lived in same place
on 1 Apr 1935; in household of husband, Marion R. Gillespie.


Cecil Gillespie

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns creek District; taken 12 Apr 1930; Page 70A; Image 11 of
47; Family #97/100.
Listed as Cecil Gillespie; age 5; born in WV; in household of father, Marion R. Gillespie.
2. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Mohegan; E.D. 24-37; taken on 8 Apr
1940; Page 749A; Image 12 of 35; Household #89.
Listed as Cecil Gillespie; age 14; born in WV; 5th grade education; attending school; lived in same
place on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Marion R. Gillespie.


Daisy Gillespie

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns creek District; taken 12 Apr 1930; Page 70A; Image 11 of
47; Family #97/100.
Listed as Dasie Gillespie; age 3 yrs, 10 mons; born in WV; in household of father, Marion R. Gillespie.


Nathan Gillespie

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns creek District; taken 12 Apr 1930; Page 70A; Image 11 of
47; Family #97/100.
Listed as Nathen Gillespie; age 2 yrs, 0 mons; born in WV; in household of father, Marion R. Gillespie.
2. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Mohegan; E.D. 24-37; taken on 8 Apr
1940; Page 749A; Image 12 of 35; Household #89.
Listed as Mason Gillespie; age 12; born in WV; 2nd grade education; attending school; lived in
same place on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Marion R. Gillespie.


Marion Rufus Gillespie Jr

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Mohegan; E.D. 24-37; taken on 8 Apr
1940; Page 749A; Image 12 of 35; Household #89.
Listed as Junior Gillespie; age 5; born in WV; no education; not attending school; lived in
same place on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Marion R. Gillespie.


Walter L. Camp

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Mohegan; E.D. 24-37; taken on 8 Apr
1940; Page 749A; Image 12 of 35; Household #90.
Listed as William L. Camp; age 52; born in GA; married; 4th grade education; lived in Mingo Co,
WV on 1 Apr 1935; loader in coal mine; head of household.


Ella

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Mohegan; E.D. 24-37; taken on 8 Apr
1940; Page 749A; Image 12 of 35; Household #90.
Listed as Ella Camp; age 53; born in GA; married; 3rd grade education; lived in Mingo Co,
WV on 1 Apr 1935; in household of husband, Walter L. Camp.


Eugene Camp

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Mohegan; E.D. 24-37; taken on 8 Apr
1940; Page 749A; Image 12 of 35; Household #90.
Listed as Eugene Camp; age 20; born in GA; 6th grade education; lived in Mingo Co,WV on 1 Apr
1935; loader in coal mine; in household of father, Walter L. Camp.


Allen Camp

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Mohegan; E.D. 24-37; taken on 8 Apr
1940; Page 749A; Image 12 of 35; Household #90.
Listed as Alan Camp; age 13; born in KY; 4th grade education; attending school; lived in Mingo
Co,WV on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Walter L. Camp.


William "Bill" Dunn

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1941); Page 475; WV Archives Web Site.
Bill Dunn; born 18 Sep 1919 at Anawalt, WV; living at Capels, WV; son of Dave and Anna;
married on 12 Mar 1941 at Capels, WV; Pauline Camp; born 7 Jan 1924 at Benham, KY; living
at Capels, V; with consent of Walter Camp, father of Pauline Camp.


Pauline Camp

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Mohegan; E.D. 24-37; taken on 8 Apr
1940; Page 749A; Image 12 of 35; Household #90.
Listed as Pauline Camp; age 14; born in KY; 7th grade education; lived in Mingo Co,WV on 1 Apr
1935; in household of father, Walter L. Camp.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1941); Page 475; WV Archives Web Site.
Bill Dunn; born 18 Sep 1919 at Anawalt, WV; living at Capels, WV; son of Dave and Anna;
married on 12 Mar 1941 at Capels, WV; Pauline Camp; born 7 Jan 1924 at Benham, KY; living
at Capels, V; with consent of Walter Camp, father of Pauline Camp.


Jesse Samuel South

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1944); Page 15; WV Archives Web Site.
Jesse Samuel South; age 22; born at Gary, WV; single; living at Davy, WV; was issued a license to
marry on 23 Sep 1944 in McDowell Co, WV; Violet Mae Lambert; age 17; born at Mohegan, WV;
single; living at Davy, WV; with consent of William K. Lambert, father of Violet Mae Lambert.
(No return by a minister; apparently wedding did not take place)


Violet Mae Lambert

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Mohegan; taken on 2 Apr 1930;
Page 65A; Family #7/7.
Listed as Violet Lambert; age 2 yrs, 7 mons; born in WV; in household of father, William K.
Lambert.
2. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Mohegan; E.D. 24-37; taken on 8 Apr
1940; Page 749A; Image 12 of 35; Household #91.
Listed as Violet Lambert; age 13; born in WV; 4th grade education; attending school; lived in
same house on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, William K. Lambert.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1944); Page 15; WV Archives Web Site.
Jesse Samuel South; age 22; born at Gary, WV; single; living at Davy, WV; was issued a license to
marry on 23 Sep 1944 in McDowell Co, WV; Violet Mae Lambert; age 17; born at Mohegan, WV;
single; living at Davy, WV; with consent of William K. Lambert, father of Violet Mae Lambert.
(No return by a minister; apparently wedding did not take place)
4. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Book #__(1947); Page 406; WV Archives Web Site.
Burb Lusk; age 23; born and living at Fanrock, WV; single; son of Estel and Mary Lusk; married on
5 Jun 1947 at Fanrock, WV; Violet Lambert; age 19; born at Davy, WV; single; living at Fanrock,
WV; daughter of Bill amd Asie Lambert.
5. "The Register-Herald"; Beckley, WV; 9 Jan 2007; Newspaper Obit.
"FANROCK — Violet Mae Lusk, 79, went home to be with her Lord on Sunday, Jan. 7, 2007, following a long illness. "Born Aug. 29, 1927, in McDowell County, she was the daughter of the late William K. and Asie England Lambert. "Mrs. Lusk was a member of Brenton Baptist Church. She enjoyed listening to gospel music, teaching Sunday school, shopping and being with family and friends. "In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by two brothers, Bob and Ronnie Lambert. "Survivors include her loving husband of 59 years, Burbridge Lusk; a son, Ray Lusk and his wife, Dixie, of Fanrock; three daughters, Loretta Lamastus and her husband, Roger, of Mullensville, Linda McGraw and her husband, Tim, of McGraws, and Connie Hall and her husband, Jessie, of Fanrock; nine grandchildren, Theresa Matics, Holly Harmon, Brandon Cook and his companion, Brad Legg, Shannon Lusk, Joseph Lusk, Vickie Jenkins, Dustin West, Jeremy Walker and Angie Hatfield; and five great-grandchildren, Nyah Matics, Allie Harmon, Dylan Hatfield, Sydney Hatfield and Connor Walker. "Service will be 1 p.m. Wednesday at Calfee Funeral Service Chapel, Pineville, with the Rev. Tommy Knotts officiating. Burial will follow in Palm Memorial Gardens, Mathey..."