McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families and Individuals

Notes


Effie England

1. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Huff Creek District, taken on 30 Apr 1910; Page 255B,
Family #97/100.
Listed as Effie England; age 1; born in WV; in household of father, James W. England.
2. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Twin Branch; taken on 19 Jan 1920;
Page 259A; Family #600.
Listed as Effie Lester; age 10; born in WV; in household of step-father, England R. Lester.
3. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Huff Creek District; taken on 24 Apr 1930; Page 182B;
Family #140.
Listed as Effie Lester; age 20; born in WV; in household of step-father, England R. Lester.
4. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Big Sandy; E.D. 24-37; taken on 24
Apr 1940; Page 756B; Image 27 of 35; Household #201.
Listed as Effie Lester (sic, England); age 30; born in WV; 7th grade education;single; lived in Twin
Branch, WV on 1 Apr 1935; in household of step-father, England R. Lester.
5. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1944); Page 346; WV Arcjives Web Site.
Estill Kegley; age 43; born in Stark, KY; single; living at Baileysville, WV; son of Bill and Susan
(Kelley) Kegley; married on 12 Apr 1944 at Pineville, WV; Effie England; age 33; born at Hanover,
WV; single; living at Bartley, WV; daughter of Jim and Stella M. (Lester) England.
6. E-mail; 13 Jan 2013; blesternc@gmail.com.
"...Effie England Lester
b. 23 Mar 1910 (d/o James Walter England b. 1877 KY s/o Ruel and Pricy Clay England married Margaret 1909, 1910 Huff Creek District Census Pg. 255B, Family #97-100 listed Effie England), listed as Effie Lester, Browns Creek District, Twin Branch, McDowell County 1920 Census living in household of step father, 1930 Wyoming County, Huff Creek District, listed as Effie Lester
Husband: Estil Kegley
Children: i Helen Frances (Janalea) b. 23 May 1923, d. 27 Oct 1987
  ii Lillian Kegley b. 22 Jan 1930 d. 7 Feb 2008
  iii Katherine (Kathern) Louise Lester
  iv Van Ray Lester b. 14 Mar 1937
  v Fred (Teddy) Kegley b. 8 Nov 1938
  vi Susan Kegley b. 31 Mar 1945
7. Social Security Death Index; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Effie Kegley; born 23 Mar 1910; died 8 Jan 2000; last residence, New Richmond, Wyoming Co,
WV; SS#233-70-8020; card issued in WV in 1961.


Catherine Lester

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Big Sandy; E.D. 24-37; taken on 24
Apr 1940; Page 756B; Image 27 of 35; Household #201.
Listed as Catherine Lester; age 13; born in WV; 5th grade education; attending school; lived in
Twin Branch, WV on 1 Apr 1935; in household of step-grandfather, England R. Lester.


Jennie L. Lester

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Big Sandy; E.D. 24-37; taken on 24
Apr 1940; Page 756B; Image 27 of 35; Household #201.
Listed as Jennie L. Lester; age 12; born in WV; 3rd grade education; attending school; lived in
Twin Branch, WV on 1 Apr 1935; in household of step-grandfather, England R. Lester.


Lillian Lester

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Big Sandy; E.D. 24-37; taken on 24
Apr 1940; Page 756B; Image 27 of 35; Household #201.
Listed as Lillian Lester; age 10; born in WV; 3rd grade education; attending school; lived in
Twin Branch, WV on 1 Apr 1935; in household of step-grandfather, England R. Lester.


Billy Ray Griffith

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Big Sandy, E.D. 24-37; taken on 24 Apr 1940;
Page 757A; Image 28 of 35; Household #55.
Listed as Billy Ray Griffie; age 1; born in WV; in household of father, George W. Griffith.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1958); Page 6; WV Archives Web Site.
Billy Ray Griffey; age 21; born in Big Sandy, WV; single; living at Box 41, Big Sandy, WV; marroed on
22 December 1958 at Roderfield, WV; Alva Faye Morgan; age 21; born in Wolf Pen, WV; single; living
at Hensley, WV.
3. Giles Co, VA; Marriage License #70 005243; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Billy Ray Griffey; age 31; born 22 jan 1939 in WV; divorced; this is his 2nd marriage; 2yrs HS
education; living at Rt 1, Bucyrus, Crawfor Co, OH; son of George Woodrow and Nettie Beatrice
(Wyatt) Griffey; married on 14 feb 1970 in Pearisburg, VA; Kennetta Kay Smith; maiden name Friend;
age 21; born 9 Jul 1948 in WV; divorced; this is her 2nd marriage; 3 yrs HS education; living at Rt 1,
Bucyrus, Crawford Co, OH; daughter of Kenneth Hale and Emma Leona (Bonnell) Friend.


Kennetta Kay Friend

1. Giles Co, VA; Marriage License #70 005243; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Billy Ray Griffey; age 31; born 22 jan 1939 in WV; divorced; this is his 2nd marriage; 2yrs HS
education; living at Rt 1, Bucyrus, Crawfor Co, OH; son of George Woodrow and Nettie Beatrice
(Wyatt) Griffey; married on 14 feb 1970 in Pearisburg, VA; Kennetta Kay Smith; maiden name Friend;
age 21; born 9 Jul 1948 in WV; divorced; this is her 2nd marriage; 3 yrs HS education; living at Rt 1,
Bucyrus, Crawford Co, OH; daughter of Kenneth Hale and Emma Leona (Bonnell) Friend.


Eugene Taylor

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Big Sandy; E.D. 24-37; taken on 25
Apr 1940; Page 757A; Image 28 of 35; Household #204.
Listed as Eugene Taylor; age 26; born in VA; married; 6th grade education; lived in Wise Co, VA
on 1 Apr 1935; breakman in coal mine; head of household.


Alvonia

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Big Sandy; E.D. 24-37; taken on 25
Apr 1940; Page 757A; Image 28 of 35; Household #204.
Listed as Alvonia Taylor; age 22; born in VA; married; 7th grade education; lived in Wise Co, VA
on 1 Apr 1935; in household of husband, Eugene Taylor.


Clarence Taylor

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Big Sandy; E.D. 24-37; taken on 25
Apr 1940; Page 757A; Image 28 of 35; Household #204.
Listed as ClarenceTaylor; age 2; born in VA; in household of father, Eugene Taylor.


Imogene Taylor

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Big Sandy; E.D. 24-37; taken on 25
Apr 1940; Page 757A; Image 28 of 35; Household #204.
Listed as Imogene Taylor; age 2 mons; born in WV; in household of father, Eugene Taylor.


Ralph Barton Hart

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1926); Page 238; WV Archives Web Site.
Ralph Hart; age 23; born in Washington, Co, VA; single; brakeman; living at Maybuery, WV;
son of J.D. and W.M. married on 17 Jan 1926 at Crumpler, WV; Nellie Holloway; age 21; born
in McDowell Co, WV; single; daughter of John H. and Bessie.
2. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Big Sandy; E.D. 24-37; taken on 25
Apr 1940; Page 757A; Image 28 of 35; Household #205.
Listed as Ralph Hart; age 37; born in VA; married; 6th grade education; lived in Glade Springs,
Washington Co, VA on 1 Apr 1935; service electrician; head of household.


Nellie Bird Holloway

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1926); Page 238; WV Archives Web Site.
Ralph Hart; age 23; born in Washington, Co, VA; single; brakeman; living at Maybuery, WV;
son of J.D. and W.M. married on 17 Jan 1926 at Crumpler, WV; Nellie Holloway; age 21; born
in McDowell Co, WV; single; daughter of John H. and Bessie.
2. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Big Sandy; E.D. 24-37; taken on 25
Apr 1940; Page 757A; Image 28 of 35; Household #205.
Listed as Nellie Hart; age 34; born in WV; married; 7th grade education; lived in Glade Springs,
Washington Co, VA on 1 Apr 1935; in household of husband, Ralph Hart.


Vester Hart

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Big Sandy; E.D. 24-37; taken on 25
Apr 1940; Page 757A; Image 28 of 35; Household #205.
Listed as Vester Hart; age 12; born in VA; 3rd grade education; attending school; lived in Glade
Springs, Washington Co, VA on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Ralph Hart.


Anita Hart

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Big Sandy; E.D. 24-37; taken on 25
Apr 1940; Page 757A; Image 28 of 35; Household #205.
Listed as Anita Hart; age 9; born in WV; 2nd grade education; attending school; lived in Glade
Springs, Washington Co, VA on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Ralph Hart.


J.D. Hart

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Big Sandy; E.D. 24-37; taken on 25
Apr 1940; Page 757A; Image 28 of 35; Household #205.
Listed as J.D. Hart; age 6; born in WV; no education; not attending school; lived in Glade
Springs, Washington Co, VA on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Ralph Hart.


Donald Hart

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Big Sandy; E.D. 24-37; taken on 25
Apr 1940; Page 757A; Image 28 of 35; Household #205.
Listed as Donald Hart; age 4; born in WV; in household of father, Ralph Hart.


Doris Hart

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Big Sandy; E.D. 24-37; taken on 25
Apr 1940; Page 757A; Image 28 of 35; Household #205.
Listed as Doris Hart; age 2; born in WV; in household of father, Ralph Hart.


Thomas Baldwin

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1924); Page 132; WV Archives Web Site.
Thomas Baldwin; age 24; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; miner; living at Big Sandy, WV;
son of Pleas and Eliza; married on 30 Jun 1924 at Roderfield, WV; Nellie Meadows; age 25;
born in McDowell Co, WV; divorced; daughter of Green and ____.
2. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Big Sandy; E.D. 24-37; taken on 25
Apr 1940; Page 757A; Image 28 of 35; Household #206.
Listed as Thoams Baldwin; age 39; born in WV; married; no education; lived in same place
on 1 Apr 1935; loads coal in mine; head of household.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #3177; WV Archives Web Site.
Thomas Baldwin; age 50; born 2 Feb 1901 at Hensley, WV; married; living at Capels, WV;
miner; SS#234-12-78_3; died 4 Mar 1951 in Grace Hospital, Welch, WV; from amyotrophic
lateral sclerosis (Lou Gehrig's Disease); buried 8 Mar 1951 at Roderfield, WV.
4. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted
by B. Walls; 23 Jun 2014.
Thomas Baldwin; born 14 Aug 1900 (sic?); died 4 Mar 1951; buried here; headstone photo shown;
"Absent In Body But Present In Spirit".


Nellie Gray Meadows

1. 1900 Census, Mercer Co, WV; Jumping Branch District; taken on 12/13 Jan 1900; Page 127B;
Image 12 of 25; Family #97/99.
Listed as Nellie G. Meader; age 9 mons; born in WV in Aug 1899; in household of father, Green
W. Medows.
2. 1910 Census, McDoewell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; taken on 30 Apr 1910; Page 203B;
Image 20 of 33; Family #364/376.
Listed as Nella Meadows; age 10; born in WV; in household of father, Green Meadows.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1917); Page 378; WV Archives Web Site.
Walter L. Johnston; age 20; born in Wyoming Co, WV; single; motorman; living at Twin Branch,
WV; son of S.L.L. and Clora; married on 8 Aug 1917 at her house; Nellie Meadows; age 18;
born in McDowell Co, WV; single; daughter of Green and Margaret.
4. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1924); Page 132; WV Archives Web Site.
Thomas Baldwin; age 24; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; miner; living at Big Sandy, WV;
son of Pleas and Eliza; married on 30 Jun 1924 at Roderfield, WV; Nellie Meadows; age 25;
born in McDowell Co, WV; divorced; daughter of Green and ____.
5. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Big Sandy; E.D. 24-37; taken on 25
Apr 1940; Page 757A; Image 28 of 35; Household #206.
Listed as Nellie Baldwin; age 40; born in WV; married; 5th grade education; lived in same place
on 1 Apr 1935; in household of husband, Thomas Baldwin.
6. Social Security Death Index; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Nellie Baldwin; born 2 Aug 1899; died in Dec 1984; last residence, Stafford, Stafford Co, VA;
SS#294-24-5120; card issued in OH before 1951.


Ernest Baldwin

1. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
Kenneth Bowen; 12 Jan 2012.
Ernest Baldwin; born 10 Aug 1925; died 10 Sep 1926; buried here; "Son of Tom and Nellie Baldwin".


Marie Baldwin

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Big Sandy; E.D. 24-37; taken on 25
Apr 1940; Page 757A; Image 28 of 35; Household #206.
Listed as Marie Baldwin; age 16; born in WV; 1 yr HS education; not attending school; lived
in same place on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Thomas Baldwin.


Thomas "Tommy" Baldwin

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Big Sandy; E.D. 24-37; taken on 25
Apr 1940; Page 757A; Image 28 of 35; Household #206.
Listed as Tommie Baldwin; age 13; born in WV; 3rd grade education; attending school; lived
in same place on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Thomas Baldwin.


Dolita Baldwin

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Big Sandy; E.D. 24-37; taken on 25
Apr 1940; Page 757A; Image 28 of 35; Household #206.
Listed as Doleita Baldwin; age 8; born in WV; 2nd grade education; attending school; lived
in same place on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Thomas Baldwin.


May Baldwin

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Big Sandy; E.D. 24-37; taken on 25
Apr 1940; Page 757A; Image 28 of 35; Household #206.
Listed as May Baldwin; age 6; born in WV; 1st grade education; attending school; lived
in same place on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Thomas Baldwin.


Robert Lee Baldwin

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Big Sandy; E.D. 24-37; taken on 25
Apr 1940; Page 757A; Image 28 of 35; Household #206.
Listed as Robert Lee Baldwin; age 6; born in WV; lived in same place on 1 Apr 1935; in
household of father, Thomas Baldwin.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #'63 00631; WV Archives Web Site vis LDS Web Site.
Robert Lee Baldwin; age 27; born 17 May 1936 at Davy, WV; never married; living at Caples, WV;
employed by Foremost Dairies; son of Thomas and Nellie Gray (Meadows) Baldwin; died 1 Jan
1963 at Roderfield, WV; crushing injuries suffered in car wreck on Route 52 near Roderfield; buried
4 Jan 1963 in Iaeger memorial, Roderfield, WV; informant; Dollie Rose; Capels, WV.
3. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted
by B. Walls; 23 Jun 2014.
Robert lee Baldwin; born 17 May 1936; died 1 Jan 1963; buried here; headstone photo shown;
"Gone But Not Forgotten".


Green W. Meadows

1. 1880 Census, Summers Co, WV; Forest Hill District; taken on 1 Jun 1880; 144B; Image 1 of 3;
Family #184/193.
Listed as Green W. Meadows; age 4; born in WV; in household of father, Charles L. Meadows.
2. Mercer Co, WV; Marriage Registry; Vol #__(1898); Page 95; Line 182; WV Archives Web Site.
Green W. Meadows; age 23; born in Mercer Co, WV; single; living in Mercer Co, WV; farmer;
son of Charles and Oma Meadows; married on 30 Nov 1898 in Mercer Co, WV; Virginia Dove;
age 32; born in Summers Co, WV; widow; living in Mercer Co, WV; daughter of James and Lilly.
3. 1900 Census, Mercer Co, WV; Jumping Branch District; taken on 12/13 Jan 1900; Page 127B;
Image 12 of 25; Family #97/99.
Listed as Green W. Meader; age 23; born in WV in Nov 1876; widowed; farmer; head of
household.
4. Mercer Co, WV; Marriage Registry; Vol #__(1900); Page 106; Line 157; WV Archives Web Site.
Green Meadows; age 25; born in Mercer Co, WV; widowed; living in Mercer Co, WV; farmer;
son of ________; married on 31 Oct 1900; Margaret Cox; age 18; born and living in Mercer Co,
WV; single; daughter of Wellington and Lizzie.
5. 1910 Census, McDoewell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; taken on 30 Apr 1910; Page 203B;
Image 20 of 33; Family #364/376.
Listed as Green Meadows; age 34; born in WV; married twice; last time for 10 yrs; 1 child, 1
living; trackman in coal mine; head of household.
6. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Big Sandy; taken on 9 Jan 1920; Page
213B; Family #59/62.
Listed as Green Meadows; age 48; born in WV; married; coal miner; head of household,


Virginia Dove

1. Mercer Co, WV; Marriage Registry; Vol #__(1898); Page 95; Line 182; WV Archives Web Site.
Green W. Meadows; age 23; born in Mercer Co, WV; single; living in Mercer Co, WV; farmer;
son of Charles and Oma Meadows; married on 30 Nov 1898 in Mercer Co, WV; Virginia Dove;
age 32; born in Summers Co, WV; widow; living in Mercer Co, WV; daughter of James and Lilly.


Green W. Meadows

1. 1880 Census, Summers Co, WV; Forest Hill District; taken on 1 Jun 1880; 144B; Image 1 of 3;
Family #184/193.
Listed as Green W. Meadows; age 4; born in WV; in household of father, Charles L. Meadows.
2. Mercer Co, WV; Marriage Registry; Vol #__(1898); Page 95; Line 182; WV Archives Web Site.
Green W. Meadows; age 23; born in Mercer Co, WV; single; living in Mercer Co, WV; farmer;
son of Charles and Oma Meadows; married on 30 Nov 1898 in Mercer Co, WV; Virginia Dove;
age 32; born in Summers Co, WV; widow; living in Mercer Co, WV; daughter of James and Lilly.
3. 1900 Census, Mercer Co, WV; Jumping Branch District; taken on 12/13 Jan 1900; Page 127B;
Image 12 of 25; Family #97/99.
Listed as Green W. Meader; age 23; born in WV in Nov 1876; widowed; farmer; head of
household.
4. Mercer Co, WV; Marriage Registry; Vol #__(1900); Page 106; Line 157; WV Archives Web Site.
Green Meadows; age 25; born in Mercer Co, WV; widowed; living in Mercer Co, WV; farmer;
son of ________; married on 31 Oct 1900; Margaret Cox; age 18; born and living in Mercer Co,
WV; single; daughter of Wellington and Lizzie.
5. 1910 Census, McDoewell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; taken on 30 Apr 1910; Page 203B;
Image 20 of 33; Family #364/376.
Listed as Green Meadows; age 34; born in WV; married twice; last time for 10 yrs; 1 child, 1
living; trackman in coal mine; head of household.
6. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Big Sandy; taken on 9 Jan 1920; Page
213B; Family #59/62.
Listed as Green Meadows; age 48; born in WV; married; coal miner; head of household,


Margaret Cox

1. Mercer Co, WV; Marriage Registry; Vol #__(1900); Page 106; Line 157; WV Archives Web Site.
Green Meadows; age 25; born in Mercer Co, WV; widowed; living in Mercer Co, WV; farmer;
son of ________; married on 31 Oct 1900; Margaret Cox; age 18; born and living in Mercer Co,
WV; single; daughter of Wellington and Lizzie.
2. 1910 Census, McDoewell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; taken on 30 Apr 1910; Page 203B;
Image 20 of 33; Family #364/376.
Listed as Margaret Meadows; age 28; born in WV; married once for 10 yrs; 4 children, 3 living;
in household of husband, Green Meadows.
3. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Big Sandy; taken on 9 Jan 1920; Page
213B; Family #59/62.
Listed as Margaret Meadows; age 38; born in WV; married; in household of husband, Green W.
Meadows.
4. Mercer Co, WV; Death Certificate #16119; WV Archives Web Site.
Margaret Cox Meadows; age 65 yrs, 6 mons, 2 days; born 30 may 1882 in Summers (sic, Mercer)
Co, WV; married; wife of Green Meadows; living in rural Princeton, WV; daughter of Wellington
and _____ Cox; died 2 dec 1947 in Gardner Boarding House, rural Princeton, WV; from
pulmonary TB; buried 5 Dec 1947 in Cox Cemetery, Dunns, WV; informant, Green Meadows,
rural Princeton, WV.


Flossie M. Meadows

1. 1910 Census, McDoewell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; taken on 30 Apr 1910; Page 203B;
Image 20 of 33; Family #364/376.
Listed as Flossie M. Meadows; age 6; born in WV; in household of father, Green Meadows.
2. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Big Sandy; taken on 9 Jan 1920; Page
213B; Family #59/62.
Listed as Flossy Meadows; age 16; born in WV; in household of father, Green W. Meadows.


Cora A. Meadows

1. 1910 Census, McDoewell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; taken on 30 Apr 1910; Page 203B;
Image 20 of 33; Family #364/376.
Listed as Cara A. Meadows; age 4; born in WV; in household of father, Green Meadows.
2. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Big Sandy; taken on 9 Jan 1920; Page
213B; Family #59/62.
Listed as Cora A. Meadows; age 13; born in WV; in household of father, Green W. Meadows.


Lenora Meadows

1. 1910 Census, McDoewell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; taken on 30 Apr 1910; Page 203B;
Image 20 of 33; Family #364/376.
Listed as Lenola Meadows; age 1; born in WV; in household of father, Green Meadows.
2. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Big Sandy; taken on 9 Jan 1920; Page
213B; Family #59/62.
Listed as Lenora Meadows; age 10; born in WV; in household of father, Green W. Meadows.


Joseph G. Meadows

1. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Big Sandy; taken on 9 Jan 1920; Page
213B; Family #59/62.
Listed as Joseph G. Meadows; age 8; born in WV; in household of father, Green W. Meadows.