McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families and Individuals

Notes


Clifford Bonzy Roark

1. 1910 Census, Ashe Co, NC; North Fork Township; taken on 19 Apr 1910; Page 206B; Image 8
of 40; Family #63/63.
Listed as Clifford Roark; age 7; born in NC; in household of grandfather, Isaac Roark.
2. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; taken on 19 Feb 1920; Page 104B; Image
32 of 38; Family #279/280.
Listed as Clifford Roark; age 16; born in NC; in household of grandfather, Isaac Roark.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1920); Page 277; WV Archives Web Site.
Clifford Roark; age 21; born in Ashe Co, NC; single; miner; living at Cucumber, WV; son of Isaac
(sic, Isaac was his grandfather) and Cora; married on 10 Apr 1920 at Newhall, WV; Agnes
Eastridge; age 19; born in Smyth Co, VA; single; daughter of Guy and Rosa.
4.1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Ridge between Laural and Rock House
Creeks; taken 24 Apr 1930; Page 151B; Image 62 of 68; Family #552/694.
Listed as Clifford Roark; age 27; born in NC; married at 23; track man in coal mine; head of
household.
5. WWII Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Clifford Bonzy Roark
Race: White
Age: 38
Relationship to Draftee: Self (Head)
Birth Date: 27 Mar 1903
Birth Place: Ashland, North Carolina, USA
Residence Place: Rock House, Mcdowell, West Virginia, USA
Registration Date: 16 Feb 1942
Registration Place: Rock House, Mcdowell, West Virginia, USA
Employer: Koppers Coal Division
Weight: 150
Complexion: Ruddy
Eye Color: Gray
Hair Color: Brown
Height: 5 7
Next of Kin: Susie Roark
Household Members:
Name Relationship
Clifford Bonzy Roark Self (Head)"
6. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by kenneth bowen; 18 Apr 2013.
" Clifford Roark
Birth 29 Mar 1903
Death 17 Aug 1973 (aged 70)
Burial
Rock House Cemetery
Carswell, McDowell County, West Virginia, USA "


Agnes Eastridge

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1920); Page 277; WV Archives Web Site.
Clifford Roark; age 21; born in Ashe Co, NC; single; miner; living at Cucumber, WV; son of Isaac
(sic, Isaac was his grandfather) and Cora; married on 10 Apr 1920 at Newhall, WV; Agnes
Eastridge; age 19; born in Smyth Co, VA; single; daughter of Guy and Rosa.


Coy Roark

1.1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Ridge between Laural and Rock House
Creeks; taken 24 Apr 1930; Page 151B; Image 62 of 68; Family #552/694.
Listed as Coy Roark; age 8; born in WV; in household of father, Clifford B. Roark.


Avery H. Roark

1. 1900 Census, Ashe Co, NC; North Fork Township; taken on 2 Jun 1900; Page 109B; Image 2 of
3; Family #15/16.
Listed as Avery H. Roark; age 11; born in Oct 1888 in NC; in household of father, Isaac S. Roark.
2. 1910 Census, Ashe Co, NC; North Fork Township; taken on 19 Apr 1910; Page 206B; Image 8
of 40; Family #63/63.
Listed as Avery Roark; age 21; born in NC; single; in household of father, Isaac Roark.
3. Johnson Co, TN; WW I Draft Registration Card #463; 5 Jun 1917; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Avery Roark; age 28; born 12 Oct 1888 in Ashe Co, NC; living in Mountain City, TN; farmer;
married; dependent wife and 2 children; medium height and build; gray eyes and light hair.
4. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; taken on 9 Apr 1930; Page 12A; Image 23 of
26; Family #218/229.
Listed as Avory Roark; age 43; born in NC; married at 20; laborer in sawmill; head of household.
5. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #4980; WV Archives Web Site.
Avery Roark; age 47; born in 1886 in VA; widowed; farmer; son of Isak and ____ Roark; died 28
Apr 1933 at Kimball, WV; fracture of pelvis; rupture of bladder; superpubic insertion of catheter;
no operation and x-ray; from accident on 17 Apr 1933 in Welch, WV; crushed in falling building;
buried 2 Nov 1933 (long time between death and buriel) at Wilcoe, WV; informant, Clifford
Roark, Kimball, WV.


Golda Roark

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; taken on 9 Apr 1930; Page 12A; Image 23 of
26; Family #218/229.
Listed as Golda Roark; age 11; born in TN; in household of father, Avery H. Roark.


Pearly Janney

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1934); Page 245; WV Archives Web Site.
Pearlie Janney; age 23; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; miner; living at Mohegan, WV;
son of George and Elizabeth; married on 1 Dec 1934 at Welch, WV; Virginia Coe; age 17; born
in Tazewell Co, VA; single; daughter of N.A. and Odessa.
2. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Mohegan; E.D. 24-37; taken on 18 Apr
1940; Page 743B; Image 14 of 35; Household #103.
Listed as Pearley Janney; age 29; born in WV; married; 1 yr HS education; lived in same place
on 1 Apr 1935; time keeper for W.P.A.; head of household.


Virginia Coe

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1934); Page 245; WV Archives Web Site.
Pearlie Janney; age 23; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; miner; living at Mohegan, WV;
son of George and Elizabeth; married on 1 Dec 1934 at Welch, WV; Virginia Coe; age 17; born
in Tazewell Co, VA; single; daughter of N.A. and Odessa.
2. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Mohegan; E.D. 24-37; taken on 18 Apr
1940; Page 743B; Image 14 of 35; Household #103.
Listed as Virginia Janney; age 22; born in WV; married; 8th grade education; lived in same place
on 1 Apr 1935; in household of husband, Pearley Janney.


Betty Janney

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Mohegan; E.D. 24-37; taken on 18 Apr
1940; Page 743B; Image 14 of 35; Household #103.
Listed as Betty Janney; age 5; born in WV; in household of father, Pearley Janney.


Allen Janney

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Mohegan; E.D. 24-37; taken on 18 Apr
1940; Page 743B; Image 14 of 35; Household #103.
Listed as Allan Janney; age 3; born in WV; in household of father, Pearley Janney.


Paul Hogsten

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1934); Page 165; WV Archives Web Site.
Paul Hogsten; age 19; born in PA; single; miner; living at Capels, WV; son of William and Laura;
married on 3 Jul 1934 at Welch, WV; Sylvia Blankenship; age 18; born in McDowell Co, WV;
single; daughter of Joe and Harriett.
2. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Mohegan; E.D. 24-37; taken on 18 Apr
1940; Page 743B; Image 14 of 35; Household #104.
Listed as Paul Hogsten; age 21; born in VA; married; 7th education; lived in same house
on 1 Apr 1935; loader in coal mine; head of household.


Sylvia Blankenship

1. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Welch; Browns Creek Road; taken on 31 Jan
1920; Page 137B; Family #577.
Listed as Sylvania Blankenship; age 4 mons; born in WV; in household of father, Joseph Blankenship.
2. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; taken on 17 Apr 1930; Page 113A;
Family #483.
Listed as Sylvia Blankenship; age 11; born in WV; in household of father, Joseph Blankenship.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1934); Page 165; WV Archives Web Site.
Paul Hogsten; age 19; born in PA; single; miner; living at Capels, WV; son of William and Laura;
married on 3 Jul 1934 at Welch, WV; Sylvia Blankenship; age 18; born in McDowell Co, WV;
single; daughter of Joe and Harriett.
4. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Mohegan; E.D. 24-37; taken on 18 Apr
1940; Page 743B; Image 14 of 35; Household #104.
Listed as Sylvia Hogsten; age 19; born in WV; married; 6th education; lived in same house
on 1 Apr 1935; in household of husband, Paul Hogsten.


Laura Garrett

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Mohegan; E.D. 24-37; taken on 18 Apr
1940; Page 743B; Image 14 of 35; Household #105.
Listed as Laura Hogsten; age 59; born in VA; married; 6th education; lived in same house
on 1 Apr 1935; in household of son, Charles Hogsten.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #'60 006959; WV Archives Web Site.
Laura Hogsten; age 78; born 2 Apr 1882 in Russell Co, VA; widow; living at Pie, WV; daughter
of Joe and Sarah Garrett; died 26 Apr 1960 in the Welch Emergency Hospital, Welch, WV;
from congestive heart failure due to C.V.A.; buried 30 Apr 1960 in Iaeger Memorial, Roderfield,
WV; informant, Paul Hogsten, Gilbert, WV.


Charles Hogsten

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Mohegan; E.D. 24-37; taken on 18 Apr
1940; Page 743B; Image 14 of 35; Household #105.
Listed as Charles Hogsten; age 27; born in VA; married; 8th education; lived in same house
on 1 Apr 1935; slate man in coal mine; head of household.


Nelson Harp

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Mohegan; E.D. 24-37; taken on 18 Apr
1940; Page 743B; Image 14 of 35; Household #106.
Listed as Nelson Harp; age 30; born in KY; married; no education; lived in same place
on 1 Apr 1935; loader in coal mine; head of household.


Gladys

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Mohegan; E.D. 24-37; taken on 18 Apr
1940; Page 743B; Image 14 of 35; Household #106.
Listed as Gladys Harp; age 24; born in KY; married; 3rd grade education; lived in same place
on 1 Apr 1935; in household of husband, Nelson Harp.


Donald Harp

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Mohegan; E.D. 24-37; taken on 18 Apr
1940; Page 743B; Image 14 of 35; Household #106.
Listed as Donald Harp; age 10; born in WV; 2nd grade education; attending school; lived in same
place on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Nelson Harp.


Roy Worley Sr

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Mohegan; E.D. 24-37; taken on 18 Apr
1940; Page 743B; Image 14 of 35; Household #107.
Listed as Roy Worley; age 34; born in VA; married; 4th grade education; lived in McDowell Co, WV
on 1 Apr 1935; track man in coal mine; head of household.


Mary

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Mohegan; E.D. 24-37; taken on 18 Apr
1940; Page 743B; Image 14 of 35; Household #107.
Listed as Mary Worley; age 37; born in VA; married; 4th grade education; lived in McDowell Co,
WV on 1 Apr 1935; in household of husband, Roy Worley.


Evelyn Worley

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Mohegan; E.D. 24-37; taken on 18 Apr
1940; Page 743B; Image 14 of 35; Household #107.
Listed as Evelyn Worley; age 14; born in VA; 6th grade education; attending school; lived in
McDowell Co, WV on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Roy Worley.


Roy Worley Jr

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Mohegan; E.D. 24-37; taken on 18 Apr
1940; Page 743B; Image 14 of 35; Household #107.
Listed as Roy Worley, Jr; age 14; born in VA; 3rd grade education; attending school; lived in
McDowell Co, WV on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Roy Worley.


Dorothy Worley

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Mohegan; E.D. 24-37; taken on 18 Apr
1940; Page 743B; Image 14 of 35; Household #107.
Listed as Dorothy Worley; age 9; born in VA; no education; attending school; lived in
McDowell Co, WV on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Roy Worley.


Sylvia Worley

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Mohegan; E.D. 24-37; taken on 18 Apr
1940; Page 743B; Image 14 of 35; Household #107.
Listed as Sylvia Worley; age 3; born in WV; in household of father, Roy Worley.


Jeanne Worley

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Mohegan; E.D. 24-37; taken on 18 Apr
1940; Page 743B; Image 14 of 35; Household #107.
Listed as Jeanne Worley; age 1; born in WV; in household of father, Roy Worley.


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.


Evelyn Farmer

1. 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.


Charles S. Rose

1. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; taken on 18 Apr 1910; Page 63B; Family #83.
Listed as Charles S. Rose; age 3, born in WV; in household of father, James F. Rose.
2. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; Pageton; taken on 23/27 Jan 1920; Page 268A;
Image 21 of 34; Family #232/233.
Listed as Charlie Rose; age 12; born in WV; in household of father, James F. Rose.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1927); Page 120; WV Archives Web Site.
Charlie Rose; age 20; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; laborer; living at Leckie, WV; son of
Jim and Rebecca Rose; married on 1 Dec 1927 at Leckie, WV; Clara Jennings; age 21; born in
Giles Co, VA; single; daughter of Alex and Minnie Jennings.
4. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; Anawalt; taken on 22 Apr 1930; Page 146B;
Image 16 of 21; Family #143/143.
Listed as Charlie Rose; age 24; born in WV; married at 22; loader in coal mine; head of household.
5. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #18562; WV Archives Web Site via LDS Web Site.
Charlie Rose; age 29 yrs, 10 mons, 14 days; born 4 Feb 1907 at Thorpe, WV; married; husband
of Clara Rose; motorman in coal mine; living at O'Toole, WV; son of James F. and Rebecca
(Harman) Rose; died 23 Dec 1936 at O'Toole, WV; from crushing fracture of spine in lumbar
region from slate fall in mine; buried 25 dec 1936 in Bluefield, WV; informant, James F. Rose,
Leckie, WV.


Clara Jennings

1. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; Jenkinjones; taken on 5 Jan 1920; Page 276A;
Image 1 of 34; Family #2/2.
Listed as Clara Jennings; age 10; born in VA; in household of father, Alex Jennings.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1927); Page 120; WV Archives Web Site.
Charlie Rose; age 20; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; laborer; living at Leckie, WV; son of
Jim and rebecca Rose; married on 1 Dec 1927 at Leckie, WV; Clara Jennings; age 21; born in
Giles Co, VA; single; daughter of Alex and Minnie Jennings.
3. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; Anawalt; taken on 22 Apr 1930; Page 146B;
Image 16 of 21; Family #143/143.
Listed as Clara Rose; age 21; born in VA; married at 19; in household of husband, Charles Rose.


Alex Jennings

1. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; Jenkinjones; taken on 5 Jan 1920; Page 276A;
Image 1 of 34; Family #2/2.
Listed as Alex Jennings; age 36; born in VA; married; track layer in coal mine; head of household.


Minnie Sue Minnix

1. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; Jenkinjones; taken on 5 Jan 1920; Page 276A;
Image 1 of 34; Family #2/2.
Listed as Minnie Jennings; age 39; born in VA; married; in household of husband, Alex Jennings.
2. Mercer Co, WV; Death Certificate #16302; WV Archives Web Site.
Minnie Sue Jennings; age 67; born about 1883 in Giles Co, VA; widow; living in rural Rok District,
Mercer Co, WV; Pocahontas, VA; daughter of Raleigh and Sarah (Link) Mennix; died 25 Dec 1950
in Bluefield Sanitarium Hospital, Bluefield, WV; from a cerebral thrombosis; buried 27 Dec 1950
in Mennix Cemetery (location not given); informant, Mrs. Virginia Dye.


Katherine Jennings

1. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; Jenkinjones; taken on 5 Jan 1920; Page 276A;
Image 1 of 34; Family #2/2.
Listed as Katherine Jennings; age 7; born in VA; in household of father, Alex Jennings.


Lucille Jennings

1. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; Jenkinjones; taken on 5 Jan 1920; Page 276A;
Image 1 of 34; Family #2/2.
Listed as Lucille Jennings; age 5; born in VA; in household of father, Alex Jennings.


Fred Jennings

1. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; Jenkinjones; taken on 5 Jan 1920; Page 276A;
Image 1 of 34; Family #2/2.
Listed as Fred Jennings; age 2 yrs, 11 mons; born in VA; in household of father, Alex Jennings.


Gilbert W. Jennings

1. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; Jenkinjones; taken on 5 Jan 1920; Page 276A;
Image 1 of 34; Family #2/2.
Listed as Gilbert W.Jennings; age 7 mons; born in WV; in household of father, Alex Jennings.