McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families and Individuals

Notes


Troy Rose

1.1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Three Forks Road; taken on 4 Apr 1930; Page
244A; Image 7 of 51; Family #55/56.
Listed as Troy Rose; age 7; born in WV; in household of father, Charles W. Rose.
2. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; Wilcoe; E..D. 24-5; taken on 12 Apr 1940; Page 81A;
Image 3 of 70; Household #23.
Listed as Troy Rose; age 17; born in WV; single; 5th grade education; lived in same house on 1 Apr
1935; new worker; in household of father, Charles W. Rose.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1942); Page 79; WV Archives Web Site.
Troy Rose; age 21; born at Caretta, WV; single; living at Bartley, WV; married on 31 Jan 1942
at Wilcoe, WV; Delta Pruett; age 19; born at Lomax, WV; single; living at Bartley, WV; with
consent of Roy Pruett, father of Delta Purett.
4. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Deskins Cemetery, Atwell, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by Polly
Fry Hagerman; 27 Feb 2012.
Troy Rose; born 16 Apr 1922 at Caretta, WV; died 5 Dec 1992 in Lincolnton, Lincoln Co, NC;
buried here. married 1 Delta Pruitt; son of Charlie Wesley Crockett Rose.


Delta Doris Pruitt

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1942); Page 79; WV Archives Web Site.
Troy Rose; age 21; born at Caretta, WV; single; living at Bartley, WV; married on 31 Jan 1942
at Wilcoe, WV; Delta Pruett; age 19; born at Lomax, WV; single; living at Bartley, WV; with
consent of Roy Pruett, father of Delta Purett.
2. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Deskins Cemetery, Atwell, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by Polly
Fry Hagerman; 27 Feb 2012.
Troy Rose; born 16 Apr 1922 at Caretta, WV; died 5 Dec 1992 in Lincolnton, Lincoln Co, NC;
buried here. married 1 Delta Pruitt; son of Charlie Wesley Crockett Rose.
3. FindAGrave.com Website; submitted by Sue Leitzsey Bradley; 24 Apr 2018; maintained by Crypt
Finder.
" Delta Doris Pruett Rose
Birth 13 Feb 1922
McDowell County, West Virginia, USA
Death 11 Jun 2005 (aged 83)
Mountain City, Johnson County, Tennessee, USA
Burial
Deskins Cemetery
Atwell, McDowell County, West Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 189134797"


Lemuel David George

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1944); Page 481; WV Archives Website.
Lemuel David George; age 24; born in Paytona, WV; single; living at Hernshaw, WV; married on
5 Sep 1924 at Bartley, WV; Eunice Eilene Pruett; age 20; born and living in Bartley, WV; single; with
consent of Roy Pruett, father of Eunice Eilene Pruett.


Eunice Eilene Pruitt

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1944); Page 481; WV Archives Website.
Lemuel David George; age 24; born in Paytona, WV; single; living at Hernshaw, WV; married on
5 Sep 1924 at Bartley, WV; Eunice Eilene Pruett; age 20; born and living in Bartley, WV; single; with
consent of Roy Pruett, father of Eunice Eilene Pruett.
2. Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014; Ancestry.com Website.
"Name: Eunice I. George
Social Security Number: 236-78-1446
Birth Date: 2 Nov 1924
Issue Year: 1965
Issue State: West Virginia
Last Residence: 24879, Raysal, Mcdowell, West Virginia
Death Date: 27 Sep 2010"


Clarence Paul Toler

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1953); Page 152; WV Archives Web Site.
Clarence Paul Toler; age 19; born in Logan Co, WV; single; living at Cyclone, WV; married
on 8 Apr 1953; Ida Lorene Pruett; age 17; born and living at Bartley, WV; single; with consent
of Arthur and Florence Toler, parents of Clarence Paul Toler; and Roy and Sadie pruett,
parents of Ida Lorene Pruett.


Ida Lorene Pruitt

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1953); Page 152; WV Archives Web Site.
Clarence Paul Toler; age 19; born in Logan Co, WV; single; living at Cyclone, WV; married
on 8 Apr 1953; Ida Lorene Pruett; age 17; born and living at Bartley, WV; single; with consent
of Arthur and Florence Toler, parents of Clarence Paul Toler; and Roy and Sadie pruett,
parents of Ida Lorene Pruett.


Travis Edward Atwell

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; taken on 11 Apr 1930; Page 255A;
Family #244/250.
Listed as Travis Atwell: age 5; born in WV; in household of father, J. Clarence Atwell.
2.1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Garland; E.D. 24-60; taken on 12 Apr 1940;
Page 1195A; Image 27 of 132; Household #203.
Listed as Travis Atwell; age 15; born in WV; 8th grade education; attending school; lived in
same house on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, James C. Atwell.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1945); Page 132; WV Archives Web Site.
Travis Atwell; age 20; born and living at Bartley, WV; single; married on 13 Aug 1945 at Iaeger,
WV; Esther Addair; age 19; born and living at Bradshaw, WV; single; with consent of Tilda
Atwell, mother (sic, step-mother) of Travis Atwell; and Mary Addair, mother of Esther Addair.
4. Fanning Funeral Home; War, WV; Posted Obit.
"Travis Edward Atwell, age 89, of Yukon, West Virginia, passed away Saturday, January 4, 2014, at Sumner Regional Medical Center, Highpoint Hospice in Gallatin, Tennessee. Born October 31, 1924, on Atwell Mountain, Atwell, WV, he was the son of the late Clarence and Chloe Short Atwell.

"We was a resident of McDowell County all of his life. He was a retired coal miner from Olga Coal Company and a member of U.M.W.A. Local 6026 of Coalwood. He was a member of the Mt. Carmel Church of Christ on Atwell Mountain.

"Preceded in death by in addition to his parents; stepmother, Tilda Short Atwell; three brothers, Hugh, Lafe and Jay Atwell; five sisters, Violet, Audrey, Irene, Ethel and Mickey; one great grandson, Michael; one great granddaughter, Gabrielle.

"Survivors include his wife of 68 years, Mary Esther Addair Atwell of Yukon; four sons, Larry Atwell and wife Jackie of Hendersonville, TN, Bill Atwell and wife Debbie of Vienna, WV, Danny Atwell and wife Bonnie of Bristol, VA, Brock Atwell and wife Dawn of Richlands, VA; two daughters, Darlene Jones and husband Mike of Anderson, IN, Rosetta Lawson of Yukon; two brothers, Henry Atwell, Ray Atwell; three sisters, Fannie Short, Anne Addair, Kay Sale; four grandsons, Michael, Jacob, Roman, Travis; seven granddaughters, Elizabeth, Amber, Jessica, Lisa, Lindsey, Kellyn, Mary Beth; five great grandsons, T.J., Cooper, Landry, Charlie, Sylas; three great granddaughters, Sophie, Chloe and Laney.

"Funeral services will be conducted Thursday, January 9, 2014 at 1 P.M. from the Fanning Funeral Home Chapel in War, WV with Reverend Spencer Oxford, officiating. Entombment will follow at Woodlawn Memorial Park Mausoleum in Bluewell, WV. ..."


Mary Esther Addair

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Sandy River District, taken on 10 Apr 1930, Page 253B,
Family #219.
Listed as Ester Addair, age 4, born in WV, in household of father, Noah Addair.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1945); Page 132; WV Archives Web Site.
Travis Atwell; age 20; born and living at Bartley, WV; single; married on 13 Aug 1945 at Iaeger,
WV; Esther Addair; age 19; born and living at Bradshaw, WV; single; with consent of Tilda
Atwell, mother (sic, step-mother) of Travis Atwell; and Mary Addair, mother of Esther Addair.
3. Fanning Funeral Home; Iaeger, WV; Posted Obit.
"Mary Esther Atwell, 89, of Bristol VA, formerly of Yukon WV, passed away, Friday, July 15, 2016 in Bristol VA, Born July 23, 1926, in Iaeger WV, she was the daughter of the late, Noah and Mary Addair. She was a resident of McDowell County all of her life, and she was a Homemaker.

"In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Travis Atwell, brothers, David, Hobert, Leck, and Luther, three sisters, Dora, Joann, and Yvonne. 2 Great Grandchildren Mikey and Gabriella Atwell.

"Survivors include, four sons, Larry Atwell and wife Jackie of Hendersonville, TN, Bill Atwell and wife Debbie of Vienna, WV, Danny Atwell and wife Bonnie of Bristol, VA, Brock Atwell and wife Dawn of Richlands, VA; two daughters, Darlene Jones and husband Mike of Anderson, IN, Rosetta Lawson of Myrtle Beach S.C. One sister, Mindy Hughes; four grandsons, Michael, Jacob, Roman, Travis; seven granddaughters, Elizabeth, Amber, Jessica, Lisa, Lindsey, Kellyn, Mary Beth; six great grandsons, T.J., Cooper, Landry, Charlie, Sylas, Jase; three great granddaughters, Sophie, Chloe and Laney.

"Funeral Services will be conducted, Monday July 18, 2016 at 12 Noon from the Fanning Funeral Home Chapel in Welch, with Pastor Mike Jones officiating, Entombment will follow at Woodlawn Memorial Park Mausoleum in Bluewell WV...."


James Clarence Atwell Sr

1. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Sandy River District, taken on 11 May 1910, Page 94A,
Family #267.
Listed as Clarence Atwell; age 7; born in WV, in household of uncle, John Adair, with father,
William Atwell.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1920); Page 156; WV Archives Web Site.
J.C. Atwell; age 20; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; miner; living at Lex, WV; son of W.A. and June;
was issued a license to marry on 19 Jul 1920 in McDowell Co, WV; no return by a minister; Clora
Roberts; age 19; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; daughter of Booker and Mary.
3. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; taken on 11 Apr 1930; Page 255A;
Family #244/250.
Listed as Clarence Atwell: age 26; born in WV; married at 17; farmer; head of household.
4. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1935); Page 18; WV Archives Web Site.
Clarence Atwell; age 31; born in McDowell Co, WV; widowed; miner; living at Bartley, WV;
son of Will and Jane; married on 13 Jul 1935 at Welch, WV; Tilda Short; age 23; born in
McDowell Co, WV; single; daughter of Buckner (sic, Booker) and Mary.
5.1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Garland; E.D. 24-60; taken on 12 Apr 1940;
Page 1194B; Image 26 of 132; Household #203.
Listed as James C. Atwell; age 36; born in WV; married; 8th grade education; lived in same house on
1 Apr 1935; machine man in coal mine; head of household.


Matilda Ellen "Tilda" Short

1. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Bradshaw; taken on 30/31 Jan 1920;
Page 223A; Family #152/152.
Listed as Matilda Short, age 7, born in WV, in household of father, Booker Short.
2. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; taken on 11 Apr 1930; Page 254B;
Image 1031 of 1057; Family #236/242.
Listed as Tilda Short; age 17; born in WV; in household of father, Booker Short.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1935); Page 18; WV Archives Web Site.
Clarence Atwell; age 31; born in McDowell Co, WV; widowed; miner; living at Bartley, WV;
son of Will and Jane; married on 13 Jul 1935 at Welch, WV; Tilda Short; age 23; born in
McDowell Co, WV; single; daughter of Buckner (sic, Booker) and Mary.
4.1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Garland; E.D. 24-60; taken on 12 Apr 1940;
Page 1194B; Image 26 of 132; Household #203.
Listed as Tildie Atwell; age 27; born in WV; married; 3 yrs HS education; lived in same house on
1 Apr 1935; in household of husband, James C. Atwell.
5. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Tilda Ellen Atwell
[Tilda S Atwell]
[Tilda Ellen Short]
Gender: Female
Race: White
Birth Date: 30 Dec 1912
Birth Place: Lex McDowell, West Virginia
Death Date: 10 Nov 1999
Father: Booker Short
Mother: Mary Deskins
SSN: 236486620
Notes: Feb 1950: Name listed as TILDA ELLEN ATWELL;
19 Nov 1999: Name listed as TILDA S ATWELL"


Clifford G. Graham

1. Raleigh Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1949); Page 82; WV Archives Web Site.
Clifford G. Graham; age 31; born 11 Jun 1918 at Oceana, WV; living at Princeton, WV; son
of Albert lee and Martha Graham; married on 15 Nov 1949 at Beckley, WV; Agnes Godfrey;
age 35; born in Hanover, WV; living at Beckley, WV; daughter of Crockett and Victoria
Godfrey.


Agnes Kathryn Godfrey

1. 1920 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Huff Creek District, taken on 17/19 Jan 1920, Page 222A,
Family #99.
Listed as Agnes Godfrey, age 7, born in WV, in household of father, John C. Godfrey.
2. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Huff Creek District; taken on 9 Apr 1930; Page 177B;
Family #55.
Listed as Agnes Hughs; age 17; born in WV; married at 7 (sic, 17?); in household of father,
John C. Godfrey.
3. 1940 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Huffs Creek District; E.D. 55-8; taken on 8 Apr 1940; Page
157B; Image 4 of 42; Household #33.
Listed as Agnes Godfrey; age 26; born in WV; divorced; 2 yrs HS education; lived in same house
on 1 Apr 1935; housekeeper; owns home; head of household.
4. Raleigh Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1949); Page 82; WV Archives Web Site.
Clifford G. Graham; age 31; born 11 Jun 1918 at Oceana, WV; living at Princeton, WV; son
of Albert Lee and Martha Graham; married on 15 Nov 1949 at Beckley, WV; Agnes Godfrey;
age 35; born in Hanover, WV; living at Beckley, WV; daughter of Crockett and Victoria
Godfrey.


Agnes Kathryn Godfrey

1. 1920 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Huff Creek District, taken on 17/19 Jan 1920, Page 222A,
Family #99.
Listed as Agnes Godfrey, age 7, born in WV, in household of father, John C. Godfrey.
2. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Huff Creek District; taken on 9 Apr 1930; Page 177B;
Family #55.
Listed as Agnes Hughs; age 17; born in WV; married at 7 (sic, 17?); in household of father,
John C. Godfrey.
3. 1940 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Huffs Creek District; E.D. 55-8; taken on 8 Apr 1940; Page
157B; Image 4 of 42; Household #33.
Listed as Agnes Godfrey; age 26; born in WV; divorced; 2 yrs HS education; lived in same house
on 1 Apr 1935; housekeeper; owns home; head of household.
4. Raleigh Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1949); Page 82; WV Archives Web Site.
Clifford G. Graham; age 31; born 11 Jun 1918 at Oceana, WV; living at Princeton, WV; son
of Albert Lee and Martha Graham; married on 15 Nov 1949 at Beckley, WV; Agnes Godfrey;
age 35; born in Hanover, WV; living at Beckley, WV; daughter of Crockett and Victoria
Godfrey.


Elliott "Bud" Godfrey

1. 1940 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Huffs Creek District; E.D. 55-8; taken on 8 Apr 1940; Page
157B; Image 4 of 42; Household #33.
Listed as Elliott Godfrey; age 8; born in WV; 2nd grade education;attending school; lived in same
house on 1 Apr 1935; in household of mother, Agnes Godfrey.
2. Fanning Funeral Home; Iaeger, WV; Posted Obit.
"Elliott "Bud" Godfrey of Hopewell, VA, formerly of the Hanover area, passed from this life to eternal life, Wednesday, January 1, 2014.

"Bud was born March 12, 1942 a son of the late Agnes K. Graham. He served in the military for 20 years and worked in retail management for 31 years.

"In addition to his mother, Agnes K. Graham, he was preceded in death by his son, Clifford H. Godfrey, and a sister June.

"Survivors include his wife of 62 years, Jean; a sister, Elenor Cannon; a brother, George Graham; two sons, Glenn and Mark; three daughters, Rhonda, Johnna and Rebekah; 16 grandchildren, and 15 great grandchildren.

"Funeral services will be conducted Saturday, January 4, 2014, at 1 o’clock, with Pastor Jackie Lester officiating at the Hanover Missionary Baptist Church in Hanover, WV. Burial will follow in the Godfrey Cemetery at Hanover, WV, where military graveside services will be conducted by the Wyoming County Honor Guard, DAV Chapter 56 of Oceana and the VFW Post 8364 of Oceana. ..."


Laura Belle Tinney

1. Fanning Furnal Home; Welch, WV; Posted Obit.
"Laura Belle Tinney Wagner, age 69, of Coalwood, passed away Saturday, December 28, 2013, at Welch Community Hospital. Born July 14, 1944, in Premier, she was the daughter of the late John and Delphia Jenks Tinney.

"She was a resident of McDowell County all her life; she was a former employee at the Flat Iron Drug Store. Her favorite past times were Bowling and Reading.

Preceded in death by her Parents and one Nephew John Tinney Jr.

"Survivors include her Husband Johnny Wagner of Coalwood; One Son Roger Jones Jr of Huttonsville; Two Sisters, Deloris "Pookie" Rankins and Husband John Henry of Bluntville Va; Brenda "Jobby" Mullins and Husband Alvin of Premier; Two Brothers, Eddie Tinney and Wife Belinda of Fall Branch Tn, and John Tinney of Premier; and several Nieces and Nephews and special friends Patricia and Mark Jones of Princeton WV.

"Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday, December 31, 2013 at 1 p.m. from the Fanning Funeral Home Chapel in Welch with Pastor Martin West, officiating. Burial will follow at Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield WV...."