McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families

Notes


Robert Burroughs

1. 1900 Census, Calhoun Co, WV; Sherman District; taken on 21 Jun 1900; Page 69B; Image 18 of
39; Family #147/147.
Listed as John Burrows; age 67; born in WV in Nov 1832; widowed; in household of son, Harvey
G. Burroughs.
(Age and name conflicts with Ref 2. Also conflicts with Harlan's listing of his grandfather as Robert)
2. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #11441; WV Archives Web Site.
Robert Burroughs; age 81 yrs, 6 mons, 16 days; born 15 Dec 1847 in Memphis, TN; widowed;
machinist; father born in Ireland; mother in Scotland; died 1 Jul 1929 at Avondale, WV; from
complications of diseases; buried 3 Jul 1929 in McCoy Cemetery; informant, Harry Burroughs.


Sherman Shaffer

1. 1940 Census, Kanawha Co, WV; Big Sandy District; E.D. 20-2A; taken on 15 Apr 1940; Page
28B; Image 24 of 70; Household #208.
Listed as Sherman Shafer; age 31; born in WV; married; 5th grade education; lived in same
place on 1 Apr 1935; laborer on W.P.A. road construction; head of household.


Opal Furbee

1. 1940 Census, Kanawha Co, WV; Big Sandy District; E.D. 20-2A; taken on 15 Apr 1940; Page
28B; Image 24 of 70; Household #208.
Listed as Opal Shafer; age 32; born in WV; married; 8th grade education; lived in same
place on 1 Apr 1935; in household of husband, Sherman Shaffer.


Betty Shaffer

1. 1940 Census, Kanawha Co, WV; Big Sandy District; E.D. 20-2A; taken on 15 Apr 1940; Page
29A; Image 25 of 70; Household #208.
Listed as Betty Shafer; age 8; born in WV; no education; not attending school; lived in same
place on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Sherman Shaffer.


Eugene Shaffer

1. 1940 Census, Kanawha Co, WV; Big Sandy District; E.D. 20-2A; taken on 15 Apr 1940; Page
29A; Image 25 of 70; Household #208.
Listed as Eugene Shafer; age 7; born in WV; no education; not attending school; lived in same
place on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Sherman Shaffer.


Emmalou Shaffer

1. 1940 Census, Kanawha Co, WV; Big Sandy District; E.D. 20-2A; taken on 15 Apr 1940; Page
29A; Image 25 of 70; Household #208.
Listed as Emalou Shafer; age 5; born in WV; no education; not attending school; lived in same
place on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Sherman Shaffer.


Everett B. Chaffin

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1930); Page 381; WV Archives Web Site.
Everett B. Chaffin; age 28; born in Pike Co, KY; single; miner; living at Caretta, WV; son of John
and Arminta; married on 20 Mar 1930 at Welch, WV; Gladys Sopshire; age 18; born in Wise Co,
VA; single; daughter of Henry and Laura.


Gladys Sopsher

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; Caretta; taken on 3 Apr 1930; Page 87A; Image
3 of 29; Family #27/29.
Listed as Gladys Sopsher; age 16; born in VA; married at 16; in household of father, Henry P.
Sopsher.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1930); Page 381; WV Archives Web Site.
Everett B. Chaffin; age 28; born in Pike Co, KY; single; miner; living at Caretta, WV; son of John
and Arminta; married on 20 Mar 1930 at Welch, WV; Gladys Sopshire; age 18; born in Wise Co,
VA; single; daughter of Henry and Laura.


Carl Browning

1. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; taken on 4 May 1910; Page 201A;
Family #245.
Listed as Carl Browning; age 3; born in WV; in household of father, Richard C. Browning.
2. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1927); Page 165; WV Archives Web Site.
Carl Browning; age 21; born in Wyoming Co, WV; living at Rockview, WV; son of R.C. Browning;
married on 2 Nov 1927 at Baileysville, WV; Ruby Blankenship; age 16; born in Wyoming Co, WV;
living at Baileysville, WV; daughter of James H. Blankenship.
3. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1943); Page 72; WV Archives Web Site.
Carl Browning; age 35; born at Berwind, WV; divorced; living at Oceana, WV; son of Richard
and Martha Jane Browning; married n 23 Jan 1943 at home of John H. Matney in Wyoming Co,
WV; Drema Matney; age 19; born and living in Oceana, WV; single; daughter of John and Maude
Matney.


Ruby Blankenship

1. 1920 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Baileysville District; taken on 7 Jun 1920; Page 136B;
Family #34/35.
Listed as Ruby Blankenship; age 7; born in WV; in houdehold of father, James H. Blankenship.
2. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1927); Page 165; WV Archives Web Site.
Carl Browning; age 21; born in Wyoming Co, WV; living at Rockview, WV; son of R.C. Browning;
married on 2 Nov 1927 at Baileysville, WV; Ruby Blankenship; age 16; born in Wyoming Co, WV;
living at Baileysville, WV; daughter of James H. Blankenship.


Charles W. Ferrell

1. 1880 Census, Calhoun Co, WV, Sherman District, page 241C.
Listed as Charles W. Ferrel, age 3, born in WV, in household of father, Thomas F. Ferrell.
2. Calhoun Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1900); Page 94; WV Archives Web Site.
Charles W. Ferrell; born in Calhoun Co, WV; son of Thomas and Louisa Ferrell; married on 12 May
1900 at Grantsville, WV; Sadie C. Norman; age 21; born in 1879 in Calhoun Co, WV; daughter
of W.H. Norman.


Sadie C. Norman

1. Calhoun Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1900); Page 94; WV Archives Web Site.
Charles W. Ferrell; born in Calhoun Co, WV; son of Thomas and Louisa Ferrell; married on 12 May
1900 at Grantsville, WV; Sadie C. Norman; age 21; born in 1879 in Calhoun Co, WV; daughter
of W.H. Norman.


Teddy J. Bailey

1. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Oceana District, taken on 4 May 1910, Page 274B, Family #241.
Listed as Tedy J. Bailey, age 11 mons, born in WV, in household of father, Madison Bailey.
2. 1920 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Oceana District, taken on 13 Jan 1920, Page 231B, Family #123.
Listed as Teddy Bailey, age 10, born in WV, in household of father, Madison Bailey.
3. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Oceana District, taken on 17 Apr 1930, Page 197A, Family #201.
Listed as Teddie Bailey, age 21, born in WV, in household of father, Madison Bailey.
4. Logan Co, WV; Marriage Registry; Vol #__(1934); Page __; Line 37; Wv Archives Web Site.
Teddy J. Bailey; age 25; born in WV; single; living at Glen Rogers, WV; son of Madison and
Almeda (Brooks) Bailey; married on 23 Jun 1934 in Logan Co, WV; Garnett Canterbury; age
18; born in WV; single; living at Holden, WV; daughter of Thomas and Bessie (Rife) Canterbury.


Garnet L. Canterbury

1. 1920 Census, Logan Co, WV, Logan District, taken on 7 Jan 1920, page 2A; Family #23.
Listed as Garnet L. Canterbury, age 2 yrs, 1? mon, born in WV, in household of father,
William M. Canterbury.
2. Logan Co, WV; Marriage Registry; Vol #__(1934); Page __; Line 37; Wv Archives Web Site.
Teddy J. Bailey; age 25; born in WV; single; living at Glen Rogers, WV; son of Madison and
Almeda (Brooks) Bailey; married on 23 Jun 1934 in Logan Co, WV; Garnett Canterbury; age
18; born in WV; single; living at Holden, WV; daughter of Thomas and Bessie (Rife) Canterbury.


William Greever Lewis

1. 1900 Census, Tazewell Co, VA; Jeffersonville District; yaken on 22 Jun 1900; Page 119B;
Image 38 of 44; Family #337/337.
Listed as William G. Lewis; age 4; born in Nov 1895 in VA; in household of father; Joseph H.
Lewis.
2. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; taken on 14 May 1910; Page 210B;
Image 48 of 48; Family #416/430.
Listed as Grevor Lewis; age 14; born in VA; in household of father, Joseph H. Lewis.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1914); Page 7; WV Archives Web Site.
Griver Lewis; age 19; born in Tazewell Co, VA; single; miner; living at Berwind, WV; son of
Joseph and Martha; married on 11 Oct 1914 at Canebreak, WV; Mary Ross (sic, Rose); age
23; born in Tazewell Co, VA; single; daughter of Ed and _____.
4. McDowell Co, WV; WW I Draft Registration Card #2651; 5 Jun 1917; Ancestry.com Web Site.
William Grever Lewis; age 21; born 9 Nov 1895 at Harman, Tazewell Co, VA; living at
Canebreak, WV; miner; employed by Litz Smith Coal Co, Cucumber, WV; married; dependent
wife and two children; tall with slender build; blue eyes and light hair.
5. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; taken on 13 Feb 1920; Page 97A; Image
17 of 38; Family #134/135.
Listed as William G. Lewis; age 23; born in VA; married; coal miner; head of household.
6. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; Newhall; taken on 9 Apr 1930; Page 188A;
Family #144/162.
Listed as Greever W. Lewis; age 34; born in VA; married at 18; farmer; head of household.
7. 1940 Census, Tazewell Co, VA; Maiden Spring District; E.D. 93-18; taken on 29 May 1940;
Page 411B; Image 6 of 26; Household #47.
Listed as Greever Lewis; age 44; born in VA; married; 5th grade education; lived in same house
on 1 Apr 1935; loader in coal mine; head of household.
8. Tazewell Co, WV; WW II Draft Registration Card #U-1315; 27 Apr 1942; Ancestry.com Web Site.
William Greever Lewis; age 46; born 9 Nov 1895 at Harmon, Tazewell Co, VA; living at Bishop.
WV; employed by Fayette Monk, Bishop, VA; person who will always know address, Dan
Shrader, Bishop, VA; 5' 10" tall; 145 lbs; blue eyes; brown hair; light complexion; scar on right
side of upper lip.
9. Social Security Death Index; Ancestry.com Web Site.
William Lewis; born 9 Nov 1895; died in Jul 1973; last residence, Cedar Bluff, Tazewell Co, VA;
SS#229-01-5744; Card issued in VA before 1951.


Mary Josephine Rose

1. 1900 Census, Tazewell Co, VA; Jeffersonville District; taken on 26 Jun 1900; Page 121B; Image
42of 44; Family #367/367.
Listed as Mary J. Rose; age 8; born in Jul 1891 in VA; in household of father, Edward A.
Rose.
2. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Big Creek District, taken on 4 May 1910, Page 202A,
Family #264/275.
Listed as Mary Rose, age 17, born in VA, in household of father, Edward A. Rose.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1914); Page 7; WV Archives Web Site.
Griver Lewis; age 19; born in Tazewell Co, VA; single; miner; living at Berwind, WV; son of
Joseph and Martha; married on 11 Oct 1914 at Canebreak, WV; Mary Ross (sic, Rose); age
23; born in Tazewell Co, VA; single; daughter of Ed and _____.
4. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; taken on 13 Feb 1920; Page 97A; Image
17 of 38; Family #134/135.
Listed as Mary Lewis; age 27; born in VA; married; in household of husband, William G. Lewis.
5. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; Newhall; taken on 9 Apr 1930; Page 188A;
Family #144/162.
Listed as Mary Lewis; age 37; born in VA; married at 24; in household of husband, William G.
Lewis.
6. 1940 Census, Tazewell Co, VA; Maiden Spring District; E.D. 93-18; taken on 29 May 1940;
Page 411B; Image 6 of 26; Household #47.
Listed as Mary Lewis; age 49; born in VA; married; 7th grade education; lived in same house
on 1 Apr 1935; in household of husband, William G. Lewis.
7. Mercer Co, WV; Death Certificate #'73 00?178; WV Archives Web Site via LDS Web Site.
Mary Josephine Lewis; age 80; born 26 Jul 1892 in VA; divorced; living at Squire, McDowell Co,
WV; SS#232-38-1819; housewife; daughter of Edward and Regina (Myers) Rose; died 10 Mar
1973 in St. Luke's Hospital, Bluefield, WV; from circulatory collapse, possible pulmonary embolism;
due to arteriosclerotic cardovascular disease with auricular fibrillation; pelvic mass, nature unknown;
buried 13 Mar 1973 in Grandview Memory Gardens, Bluefield, VA; informant, Ernest B. Lewis,
Rt. 3, Box 333, Annapolis, MD 21403.


Raymond Lewis

1. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; taken on 13 Feb 1920; Page 97A; Image
17 of 38; Family #134/135.
Listed as Raymond Lewis; age 5; born in WV; in household of father, William G. Lewis.
2. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; Newhall; taken on 9 Apr 1930; Page 188A;
Family #144/162.
Listed as Raymond Lewis; age 14; born in WV; in household of father, William G. Lewis.


Ella Pearl Lewis

1. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; taken on 13 Feb 1920; Page 97A; Image
17 of 38; Family #134/135.
Listed as Ella P. Lewis; age 2 yrs, 9 mons; born in WV; in household of father, William G. Lewis.
2. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; Newhall; taken on 9 Apr 1930; Page 188A;
Family #144/162.
Listed as Pearle Lewis; age 12; born in WV; in household of father, William G. Lewis.


Clarence Lewis

1. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; taken on 13 Feb 1920; Page 97A; Image
17 of 38; Family #134/135.
Listed as Clarence Lewis; age 5 mons; born in WV; in household of father, William G. Lewis.
2. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; Newhall; taken on 9 Apr 1930; Page 188A;
Family #144/162.
Listed as Clarence Lewis; age 10; born in WV; in household of father, William G. Lewis.
3. 1940 Census, Tazewell Co, VA; Maiden Spring District; E.D. 93-18; taken on 29 May 1940;
Page 411B; Image 6 of 26; Household #47.
Listed as Clarence Lewis; age 20; born in VA; single; 4th grade education; lived in same house
on 1 Apr 1935; loader in coal mine; in household of father, William G. Lewis.


Katherine Lewis

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; Newhall; taken on 9 Apr 1930; Page 188A;
Family #144/162.
Listed as Katherine Lewis; age 8; born in WV; in household of father, William G. Lewis.
2. 1940 Census, Tazewell Co, VA; Maiden Spring District; E.D. 93-18; taken on 29 May 1940;
Page 411B; Image 6 of 26; Household #47.
Listed as Katherine Lewis; age 17; born in VA; single; 6th grade education; lived in same house
on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, William G. Lewis.


Walter Lewis

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; Newhall; taken on 9 Apr 1930; Page 188A;
Family #144/162.
Listed as Walter Lewis; age 3 yrs, 4 mons; born in WV; in household of father, William G. Lewis.
2. 1940 Census, Tazewell Co, VA; Maiden Spring District; E.D. 93-18; taken on 29 May 1940;
Page 411B; Image 6 of 26; Household #47.
Listed as Walter Lewis; age 13; born in VA; 5th grade education; attending school; lived in same
house on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, William G. Lewis.


James Lewis

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; Newhall; taken on 9 Apr 1930; Page 188A;
Family #144/162.
Listed as James Lewis; age 1 yr, 2 mons; born in WV; in household of father, William G. Lewis.
2. 1940 Census, Tazewell Co, VA; Maiden Spring District; E.D. 93-18; taken on 29 May 1940;
Page 411B; Image 6 of 26; Household #47.
Listed as James Lewis; age 11; born in VA; 3rd grade education; attending school; lived in same
house on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, William G. Lewis.


Billy Lewis

1. 1940 Census, Tazewell Co, VA; Maiden Spring District; E.D. 93-18; taken on 29 May 1940;
Page 411B; Image 6 of 26; Household #47.
Listed as Billy Lewis; age 9; born in VA; 2nd grade education; attending school; lived in same
house on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, William G. Lewis.


Elmer Lewis

1. 1940 Census, Tazewell Co, VA; Maiden Spring District; E.D. 93-18; taken on 29 May 1940;
Page 411B; Image 6 of 26; Household #47.
Listed as Elmer Lewis; age 6; born in VA; no education; not attending school; lived in same
house on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, William G. Lewis.