McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families and Individuals

Notes


Stella Griffith

1. 1930 Census, Sebastian Co, AR; Sugarloaf Township; taken on 4 Apr 1930; Page 201B;
Image 4 of 9; Family #42/43.
Listed as Stella Howard; age 34; born in AR; divorced; married at 15; in household of mother,
Mary G. Griffith.


Mary G.

1. 1930 Census, Sebastian Co, AR; Sugarloaf Township; taken on 4 Apr 1930; Page 201B;
Image 4 of 9; Family #42/43.
Listed as Mary G. Griffith; age 59; born in IA; widow; married at 19; head of household.


George W. Blankenship

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Roderfield; E.D. 24-37; taken on 22/23
Apr 1940; Page 755A; Image 24 of 35; Household #180.
Listed as George W. Blankenship; age 29; born in OH; married; 4 yrs HS education; lived in Welch,
McDowell Co, WV on 1 Apr 1935; laborer in dry cleaning; head of household.


Grace

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Roderfield; E.D. 24-37; taken on 22/23
Apr 1940; Page 755A; Image 24 of 35; Household #180.
Listed as Grace Blankenship; age 41; born in WV; married; 5th grade education; lived in Welch,
McDowell Co, WV on 1 Apr 1935; in household of husband, George W. Blankenship.


William "Billy" Blankenship

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Roderfield; E.D. 24-37; taken on 22/23
Apr 1940; Page 755A; Image 24 of 35; Household #180.
Listed as Billy Blankenship; age 21; born in WV; single; 4 yrs HS education; lived in Welch,
McDowell Co, WV on 1 Apr 1935; salesman in Jewelry shop; in household of brother, George W.
Blankenship.


James B. Buck

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Roderfield; E.D. 24-37; taken on 22/23
Apr 1940; Page 755A; Image 24 of 35; Household #181.
Listed as James B. Buck; age 30; born in AR; married; 3 yrs HS education; lived in Welch,
McDowell Co, WV on 1 Apr 1935; loader in coal mine; head of household.


Marcelle

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Roderfield; E.D. 24-37; taken on 22/23
Apr 1940; Page 755A; Image 24 of 35; Household #181.
Listed as Marcelle Buck; age 21; born in AR; married; 1 yr HS education; lived in Welch,
McDowell Co, WV on 1 Apr 1935; in household of husband, James R. Buck.


Richard Buck

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Roderfield; E.D. 24-37; taken on 22/23
Apr 1940; Page 755A; Image 24 of 35; Household #181.
Listed as Richard Buck; age 4; born in AR; in household of father, James R. Buck.


Jerry Buck

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Roderfield; E.D. 24-37; taken on 22/23
Apr 1940; Page 755A; Image 24 of 35; Household #181.
Listed as Jerry Buck; age 1; born in AR; in household of father, James R. Buck.


James L. Collier

1. 1930 Census, Browns Creek District; Welch; taken on 4 Apr 1930; Page 243B; Image 58 of 59;
Family #89.
Listed as James L. Collier; age 38; born in VA; married at 29; insurance salesman, head of
household.
2. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Roderfield; E.D. 24-37; taken on 22/23
Apr 1940; Page 755B; Image 25 of 35; Household #183.
Listed as James L. Collier; age 44; born in VA; married; 2 yrs college education; lived in same
place on 1 Apr 1935; contractor laborer; head of household.


Lillian P.

1. 1930 Census, Browns Creek District; Welch; taken on 4 Apr 1930; Page 243B; Image 58 of 59;
Family #89.
Listed as Lillian P. Collier; age 27; born in WV; married at 19; in household of husband, James
L. Collier.
2. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Roderfield; E.D. 24-37; taken on 22/23
Apr 1940; Page 755B; Image 25 of 35; Household #183.
Listed as Lillian Collier; age 38; born in WV; married; 4 yrs HS education; lived in same place on
1 Apr 1935; in household of husband, James L. Collier.


Imogene R. Collier

1. 1930 Census, Browns Creek District; Welch; taken on 4 Apr 1930; Page 243B; Image 58 of 59;
Family #89.
Listed as Imogene R. Collier; age 7; born in WV; in household of father, James L. Collier.
2. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Roderfield; E.D. 24-37; taken on 22/23
Apr 1940; Page 755B; Image 25 of 35; Household #183.
Listed as Imogene Collier; age 17; born in WV; 3 yrs HS education; attending school; lived in
same place on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, James L. Collier.


Betty J. Collier

1. 1930 Census, Browns Creek District; Welch; taken on 4 Apr 1930; Page 243B; Image 58 of 59;
Family #89.
Listed as Betty J. Collier; age 5; born in WV; in household of father, James L. Collier.
2. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Roderfield; E.D. 24-37; taken on 22/23
Apr 1940; Page 755B; Image 25 of 35; Household #183.
Listed as Betty Collier; age 15; born in WV; 1 yr HS education; attending school; lived in
same place on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, James L. Collier.


Elizabeth Ann Collier

1. 1930 Census, Browns Creek District; Welch; taken on 4 Apr 1930; Page 244A; Image 59 of 59;
Family #89.
Listed as Elizabeth A. Collier; age 4 yrs, 4 mons; born in WV; in household of father, James L. Collier.
1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Roderfield; E.D. 24-37; taken on 22/23
Apr 1940; Page 755B; Image 25 of 35; Household #183.
Listed as Ann Collier; age 14; born in WV; 8th grade education; attending school; lived in
same place on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, James L. Collier.


Jimmie L. Collier

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Roderfield; E.D. 24-37; taken on 22/23
Apr 1940; Page 755B; Image 25 of 35; Household #183.
Listed as Jimmie Collier; age 9; born in WV; 4th grade education; attending school; lived in
same place on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, James L. Collier.
2. Social Security Death Index, 1935 - 2014; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Jimmie L. Collier; born 22 Oct 1931; died 14 Jun 2007; last residence, Spring, Harris Co, TX; card
issued in TX before 1951.


Robert L. McGovern

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1928); Page 300; WV Archives Web Site.
Robert McGovern; age 22; born in Grundy Co, TN; single; miner; living at Twin Branch, WV; son
of Pete and Annie McGovern; married on 30 Aug 1927 at Twin Branch, WV; Jospehine Boyde;
age 17; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; living at Twin Branch, WV; daughter of Joe and
Mattie Boyde.
2. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Roderfield; E.D. 24-37; taken on 22/23
Apr 1940; Page 755B; Image 25 of 35; Household #184.
Listed as Robert McGovern; age 34; born in TN; married; 5th grade education; lived in Davy,
McDowell Co, WV on 1 Apr 1935; motorman in coal mine; head of household.
3. FindAGrave. com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 4 Dec 2013.
Robert L. McGovern; born in 1905; died in 1982; buried here; double headstone photo shown with
wife Josephine Boyd McGovern; "FATHER * MOTHER * WED AUG 30, 1927".


Josephine Estell. Boyd

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1928); Page 300; WV Archives Web Site.
Robert McGovern; age 22; born in Grundy Co, TN; single; miner; living at Twin Branch, WV; son
of Pete and Annie McGovern; married on 30 Aug 1927 at Twin Branch, WV; Jospehine Boyde;
age 17; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; living at Twin Branch, WV; daughter of Joe and
Mattie Boyde.
2. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Roderfield; E.D. 24-37; taken on 22/23
Apr 1940; Page 755B; Image 25 of 35; Household #184.
Listed as Josephine McGovern; age 29; born in WV; married; 8th grade education; lived in Davy,
McDowell Co, WV on 1 Apr 1935; in household of husband, Robert McGovern.
3. United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014; LDS Web Site.
"Deceased
Name Josephine Estelle Boyd Mcgovern
Event Type Obituary
Event Date 11 Sep 2002
Event Place Raleigh, North Carolina, United States
Residence Place Twin Branch
Gender Female
Age 91
Birth Date 30 Aug 1911
Birthplace Twin Branch
Death Date 08 Sep 2002
Newspaper News & Observer, The"
3. FindAGrave. com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 4 Dec 2013.
Josephine E. McGovern; born in 1911; died in 2002; buried here; double headstone photo shown with
husband, Robert L. McGovern; "FATHER * MOTHER * WED AUG 30, 1927".


Eli Jones

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Roderfield; E.D. 24-37; taken on 22/23
Apr 1940; Page 755B; Image 25 of 35; Household #186.
Listed as Eli Jones; age 28; born in WV; married; 8th grade education; lived in Princeton, Mercer
Co, WV on 1 Apr 1935; brakeman in coal mine; head of household.


Cleo

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Roderfield; E.D. 24-37; taken on 22/23
Apr 1940; Page 755B; Image 25 of 35; Household #186.
Listed as Cleo Jones; age 23; born in WV; married; 3 yrs HS education; lived in Princeton, Mercer
Co, WV on 1 Apr 1935; in household of husband, Eli Jones.


John Stevens

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Big Sandy; E.D. 24-37; taken on 22/23
Apr 1940; Page 756A; Image 26 of 35; Household #188.
Listed as John Stevens; age 57; born in KY; married; 4th grade education; lived in Hensley,
McDowell Co, WV on 1 Apr 1935; laborer for W.P.A.; head of household.


Victoria Boothe

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Big Sandy; E.D. 24-37; taken on 22/23
Apr 1940; Page 756A; Image 26 of 35; Household #188.
Listed as Victoria Stevens; age 58; born in KY; married; 1st grade education; lived in Hensley,
McDowell Co, WV on 1 Apr 1935; in household of husband, John Stevens.


Gertrude Stevens

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Big Sandy; E.D. 24-37; taken on 22/23
Apr 1940; Page 756A; Image 26 of 35; Household #188.
Listed as Gertrude Stevens; age 23; born in WV; no education; lived in Hensley, McDowell Co, WV
on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, John Stevens.


Thomas Stevens

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Big Sandy; E.D. 24-37; taken on 22/23
Apr 1940; Page 756A; Image 26 of 35; Household #188.
Listed as Thomas Stevens; age 19; born in WV; 6th grade education; lived in Hensley,
McDowell Co, WV on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, John Stevens.


Simon Swiney

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Big Sandy; E.D. 24-37; taken on 22/23
Apr 1940; Page 756A; Image 26 of 35; Household #189.
Listed as Simon Swiney; age 24; born in KY; married; 7th grade education; lived in Ash Camp,
Pike Co, KY on 1 Apr 1935; loader in coal mine; head of household.
2. Social Security Death Index; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Simon Swiney; born 17 Sep 1913; died 22 Dec 1987; last resdence, Elkhorn City, Pike Co, KY;
SS#401-03-1017; card issued in KY before 1951.


Emma Stapleton

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Big Sandy; E.D. 24-37; taken on 22/23
Apr 1940; Page 756A; Image 26 of 35; Household #189.
Listed as Emma Swiney; age 24; born in KY; married; 4 yrs HS education; lived in Ash Camp,
Pike Co, KY on 1 Apr 1935; in household of husband, Simon Sweeney.


Lloyd H. Swiney

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Big Sandy; E.D. 24-37; taken on 22/23
Apr 1940; Page 756A; Image 26 of 35; Household #189.
Listed as Lloyd Swiney; age 10 mons; born in KY; in household of father, Simon Sweeney.
2. Social Security Death Index; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Lloyd Swiney; born 16 Mar 1939; died 18 May 1997; last residence, Elkhorn City, Pike Co, KY;
SS#406-50-9573; vard issued in KY in 1955.


Grady Swiney

1. KY Death Records, 1911-1955; LDS Web Site.
Master Grady Swiney; died in 1948 at Pikeville, Pike Co, KY; parents, Simon and Emma (Stapleton)
Sweeney.
2. KY Death Records, 1852-1953; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Master Grady Swiney; born 26 Feb 1945 at Praise, KY; son of Simon and Emma (Stapelton)
Swiney; died 16 oct 1948 in Pike Co, KY; father born at Praise, KY; mother born at Hellier, KY.