McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV; Familie and Individules

Notes


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.


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.


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.


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. Virginia, U.S., Marriage Records, 1936-2014; Ancestry.com Website.
"Name: Simon Swiney
Gender: Male
Race: White
Age: 66
Birth Date: 17 Sep 1913
Marriage Registration Place: Dickenson, Virginia, USA
Marriage Date: 18 Aug 1980
Marriage Place: Dickenson, Virginia, USA
Father: Anderson Swiney
Mother: Eggy Cantrell
Spouse: Ethel Elkins Newsome
Certificate Number: 1980037653"
3. 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.


Mary Elizabeth Swiney

1. "The News-Messinger"; Fremont, OH; 27 Feb 2012; Newspaper Obit; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"FREMONT: Mary Elizabeth Kinney, 70, of Fremont, died Friday, February 24, 2012, at her home. She was born on June 18, 1941 in West Virginia to Simon and Emma (Stapleton) Swiney.

"A loving wife, mother and grandmother, Mary enjoyed raising her family and working as a homemaker. She is survived by her husband Allen whom she married on March 25, 1961. Also surviving are her children, Chris (Denise) Kinney of New Boston, MI, Vickie Lynn Grunden and James (Crystal) Kinney all of Sandusky and Carol (Jeff) Atzinger of Fremont; seven grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and brothers, Lloyd, Tom, Earl and Donn Swiney.

"Mary is preceded in death by her parents; grandson Michael Ritchie; and brother Grady Swiney.

"Visitation will be Tuesday, February 28, 1-3 p.m. at the Herman-Kinn-Karlovetz Funeral Home & Cremation Services in Fremont where services will begin at 3 p.m...."


James Oscar Hall Sr.

1. 1920 Census, Martin Co, KY; Lick Branch District; Precinct #2; taken on 29 Jan 1920; Page 180A;
Image 12 of 16; Family #98/98.
Listed as Oscar Hall; age 4; born in KY; in household of father, A.J. Hall.
2. 1930 Census, Martin Co, KY; Lick Branch District #2; taken on 11 Apr 1930; Page 195A;
Image 15 of 21; Family #104/114.
Listed as Oscar Hall; age 16; born in KY; in household of father, Andrew J. Hall.
3. 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 #191.
Listed as James Hall; age 24; born in KY; married; 8th grade education; lived in Hemphill, McDowell
Co, WV on 1 Apr 1935; timberman in coal mine; head of household.
4. FindAGrave.com Website; submitted by Elizabeth Reed; 19 Apr 2009; maintained by Find a Grave.
" James Oscar Hall Sr.
Birth 28 Feb 1914
Inez, Martin County, Kentucky, USA
Death 27 Oct 2002 (aged 88)
Wilmington, New Hanover County, North Carolina, USA
Burial
Sea Lawn Memorial Park
Hampstead, Pender County, North Carolina, USA
Plot Sea Oats Section
Memorial ID 36031770"

Additioanl Information Posted;
"Mr. Hall was born a son of the late Betty Muncey and Andrew Jackson Hall. He was preceded in death by a son James Oscar Hall Jr., two brothers and four sisters. He was a member of Temple Baptist Church. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, and friend. He was a hard-working man who loved his family, woodworking, flowers, working in the yard, and traveling. He was also the family handyman. Surviving is his wife for over 60 years, Irene Hall; daughters Sherry Orlando, Susan Rossiter and husband Tim; granddaughter Ronda Sherry Hatley and husband John; grandson Anthony James Orlando; sisters Mae Walker and Gladys Sellers; and numerous nieces and nephews. Mr. Hall died at home."


James Oscar "Jim" Hall Jr

1. Vietnam War Military Casualties, 1956-1998; Ancestry.com Website.
"Name: James Oscar Hall Jr
Birth Date: 2 May 1949
Death Date: 21 Jun 1969
Gender: Male
Age: 20
Race: Caucasian (White)
Home City: Vista
Home State: California
Religion: Protestant- No Denominational Preference
Marital status: Single (Spouse Not Listed) (Single)
SSN/Service #: 2498173
Citizen Status: U.S.
Death Date: 21 Jun 1969
Processed Date: Jun 1969
Casualty Country: Republic of Vietnam (South Vietnam)
Casualty Type: Hostile - Killed
Casualty Reason: Aircraft Loss/Crash Not at Sea
Casualty Air: Helicopter Air Casualty - Non-Aircrew
Body Status: Body Recovered
Service Branch: United States Marine Corps
Component: Regular (RA, USN, USAF, USMC, USCG)
Military Grade: Private First Class
Pay Grade: Private (U.S. Army) or Airman (U.S. Air Force) or Private First Class (U.S. Marine Corps) or Grade/Rate Abbreviations With First Column: A,C,D,F,H,S,Or T; Third And Fourth Columns: Blank (U.S. Navy, U.S. Coast Guard)
Province: Military Region 1 - Quang Nam
Length of Service : 00
Service Occupation: Rifleman (USMC)
Data Source: Combat Area Casualties Current File"
2. FindAGrave.com Website; submitted by David McInturff; 13 Mar 2014; maintained by Kathryn J,
McCloud.
"PFC James Oscar “Jim” Hall Jr.
Birth 2 May 1949
Welch, McDowell County, West Virginia, USA
Death 21 Jun 1969 (aged 20)
Quảng Nam, Vietnam
Burial
Arlington National Cemetery
Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA
Plot Section 52 Site 1101
Memorial ID 126295005"

Additioanl Information Posted:
"Private First Class
United States Marine Corps
D CO, 1ST RECON BN, 1ST MARDIV

Military Occupational Specialty: 0311 Rifleman

"Vietnam Veterans Memorial
Panel 22W, Row 105

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"On June 21, a CH-46D from HMM-165 was attempting an insertion of a Recon team on the north bank of the Karum Haran River 3 kilometers inside the Nam Hoa District border and Thuong Duc District in Quang Nam Province when it was hit by enemy ground fire. The aircraft pitched, rolled and crashed killing six members of the recon team and two crew. One of the casualties was PFC James Oscar Hall, Jr who was killed from the injuries he sustained in the crash due to the hostile enemy fire.

"Casualties

"HMM 165 MAG-16

"William Lee Peters Jr.
Paul Edward Petroline

"Company D

"Frank Joseph Bosco
Arthur Coby Councill III
Robert Lincoln Crites
James Oscar Hall Jr.
William Garrett Schanck Jr.
Richard Anthony Weil"

"Information provided by Victor Vilionis, Find A Grave Member #47207612
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COMMENDATIONS
★ Purple Heart
★ Combat Action Ribbon
★ Marksmanship Badge
★ National Defense Service Medal
★ Vietnam Campaign Medal
★ Vietnam Service Medal
★ Marine Corps Presidential Unit Citation
★ Vietnam Gallantry Cross
★ Marine Corps Good Conduct Medal
★ Marine Corps Expeditionary Medal

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