McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families and Individuals

Notes


Joseph Harris Lewis

1. Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Joseph Lewis; age 23; born in NC; single; son of Alfred; married on 8 Apr 1889 in
Tazewell Co, VA; Martha Stephenson.
2. 1900 Census, Tazewell Co, VA; Jeffersonville District; yaken on 22 Jun 1900; Page 119B;
Image 38 of 44; Family #337/337.
Listed as Joseph H. Lewis; age 33; born in Jul 1866 in NC; married 11 yrs; farmer;
head of household.
3. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; taken on 14 May 1910; Page 210B;
Image 48 of 48; Family #416/430.
Listed as Joseph H. Lewis; age 43; born in NC; married once for 21 yrs; farmer; head of
household.
4. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; taken on 13 Feb 1920; Page 96A; Image
15 of 38; Family #119/120.
Listed as Joseph Lewis; age 54; born in NC; married; laborer in coal mine; head of household.
5. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #10306; WV Archives Web Site.
Joseph Harris Lewis; age 63 yrs, 20 days; born 23 Jul 1865 in Ashe Co, NC; married; farmer;
living at Newhall, WV; son of Jessie and Lucinda (Parker) Lewis; died 13 Aug 1928 at Newhall,
WV; from carcinoma of mesentery; no burial information.


Martha Stevenson

1. 1870 Census, McDowell Co, WV, page 9, taken 21 July 1870.
Big Creek Township, Tug River P.O. Family #61.
Listed as Martha Stephenson, age 2, in household of father, James Stephenson.
2. 1880 Census, McDowell Co, WV, compiled by William A. Marsh, Vol 9, page 803.
Big Creek District, page 014.
Listed as Martha Stevenson, age 12, in household of father, James Stevenson.
3. Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Joseph Lewis; age 23; born in NC; single; son of Alfred; married on 8 Apr 1889 in
Tazewell Co, VA; Martha Stephenson.
4. 1900 Census, Tazewell Co, VA; Jeffersonville District; yaken on 22 Jun 1900; Page 119B;
Image 38 of 44; Family #337/337.
Listed as Martha Lewis; age 32; born in Oct 1867 in WV; married 11 yrs; 6 children; 4 living;
in household of husband, Joseph H. Lewis.
5. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; taken on 14 May 1910; Page 210B;
Image 48 of 48; Family #416/430.
Listed as Martha Lewis; age 42; born in WV; married once for 21 yrs; 10 children; 6 living;
in household of husband, Joseph H. Lewis.
6. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; taken on 13 Feb 1920; Page 96A; Image
15 of 38; Family #119/120.
Listed as Martha Lewis; age 52; born in WV; married; in household of husband, Joseph H. Lewis.
7. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; Newhall: taken on 8 Apr 1930; Page 186B;
Image 14 of 36; Family #122/137.
Listed as Martha Lewis; age 62; born in WV; widow; married at 22; in household of son, Roy Lee
Lewis.
8. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; Squire; E.D. 24-24; taken on 21 May 1940;
Page 474B; Image 24 of 49; Household #184.
Listed as Martha Lewis; age 72; born in WV; widow; no education; lived in same place
on 1 Apr 1935; in household of son-in-law, Robert Tucker.
9. McDowell Co, WV; Death Registry; Vol #__(1949); Page ___; Big Creek District; WV Archives Web Site.
Mrs. Martha Lewis; age 81 yrs, 7 mons, 9 days; born ay Valls Creek, WV; housewife; widow; daughter
of James and Susie (Christian) Stevenson; died 9 Jun 1949 in Big Creek District, McDowell Co, WV
from pneumonia.


Fanny E. 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 Fanny E. Lewis; age 6; born in Dec 1893 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 Fanny Lewis; age 16; born in VA; in household of father, Joseph H. Lewis.


Kelly G. 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 Kelly G. Lewis; age 3; born in May 1897 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 Kelly Lewis; age 12; born in VA; in household of father, Joseph H. Lewis.


Rosa Lewis

1. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; taken on 14 May 1910; Page 210B;
Image 48 of 48; Family #416/430.
Listed as Rosy Lewis; age 4; born in VA; in household of father, Joseph H. Lewis.
2. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; taken on 13 Feb 1920; Page 96A; Image
15 of 38; Family #119/120.
Listed as Rosa Lewis; age 13; born in VA; in household of father, Joseph H. Lewis.


Albert B. Lewis

1. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; taken on 14 May 1910; Page 210B;
Image 48 of 48; Family #416/430.
Listed as Albert Lewis; age 1 yr, 2 mons; born in WV; in household of father, Joseph H. Lewis.
2. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; taken on 13 Feb 1920; Page 96A; Image
15 of 38; Family #119/120.
Listed as Albert B. Lewis; age 11; born in WV; in household of father, Joseph H. Lewis.


Roy Lee 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 Leroy Lewis; age 8 mons; born in Sep 1899 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 Leroy Lewis; age 10; born in VA; in household of father, Joseph H. Lewis.
3. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; taken on 13 Feb 1920; Page 96A; Image
15 of 38; Family #119/120.
Listed as Lee R. Lewis; age 20; born in VA; single; in household of father, Joseph H. Lewis.
4. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1929); Page 98; WV Archives Web Site.
Roy Lewis; age 29; born in Tazewell Co, VA; single; miner; living at Newhall, WV; son of
J.H. and Martha Lewis; married on 2 Jul 1929 at Newhall, WV; Nile Steveson; age 19; born in
McDowell Co, WV; single; daughter of B.S. and Bessie.
5. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; Newhall: taken on 8 Apr 1930; Page 186B;
Image 14 of 36; Family #122/137.
Listed as Roy L. Lewis; age 30; born in VA; married at 29; motorman in coal mine; head of
household.


Nila Stevenson

1. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; taken on 3/4 Feb 1920; Page 93B; Family #79/80.
Listed as Nelie Stephenson; age 7; born in WV; in household of father, Beverly S. Stevenson.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1929); Page 98; WV Archives Web Site.
Roy Lewis; age 29; born in Tazewell Co, VA; single; miner; living at Newhall, WV; son of
J.H. and Martha Lewis; married on 2 Jul 1929 at Newhall, WV; Nile Steveson; age 19; born in
McDowell Co, WV; single; daughter of B.S. and Bessie.
3. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; Newhall: taken on 8 Apr 1930; Page 186B;
Image 14 of 36; Family #122/137.
Listed as Nila F. Lewis; age 17; born in VWV married at 17; in household of husband, Roy Lee
Lewis.


Robert Tucker

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; Squire; E.D. 24-24; taken on 21 May 1940;
Page 474B; Image 24 of 49; Household #184.
Listed as Robert Tucker; age 30; born in NC; married; 6th grade education; lived in same place
on 1 Apr 1935; loader in coal mine; head of household.


Bertie M. Lewis

1. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; taken on 13 Feb 1920; Page 96A; Image
15 of 38; Family #119/120.
Listed as Birtie M. Lewis; age 9; born in WV; in household of father, Joseph H. Lewis.
2. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; Squire; E.D. 24-24; taken on 21 May 1940;
Page 474B; Image 24 of 49; Household #184.
Listed as Bertie Tucker; age 29; born in WV; married; 7th grade education; lived in same place
on 1 Apr 1935; in household of husband, Robert Tucker.


Pauline Tucker

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; Squire; E.D. 24-24; taken on 21 May 1940;
Page 474B; Image 24 of 49; Household #184.
Listed as Pauline Tucker; age 9; born in WV; 3rd grade education; lived in same place
on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Robert Tucker.


Joseph Tucker

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; Squire; E.D. 24-24; taken on 21 May 1940;
Page 474B; Image 24 of 49; Household #184.
Listed as Joe Tucker; age 3; born in WV; in household of father, Robert Tucker.


Richard Alexander Lester

1. Logan Co, WV; Marriage Registry; Vol #__(1931); Page ___; Line 9; WV Archives Web Site.
Richard Lester; age 23; born in WV; single; living at Baileysville, WV; common laborer; son of
Pleasant and H.J. (Rose) Lester; married on 1 Aug 1931 at Clothier, WV; Mabel Young; age
17; born in WV; single; living at Monah(sp?), WV; daughter of Bennett and Bertha Young.


Mabel Marie Young

1. Logan Co, WV; Marriage Registry; Vol #__(1931); Page ___; Line 9; WV Archives Web Site.
Richard Lester; age 23; born in WV; single; living at Baileysville, WV; common laborer; son of
Pleasant and H.J. (Rose) Lester; married on 1 Aug 1931 at Clothier, WV; Mabel Young; age
17; born in WV; single; living at Monah(sp?), WV; daughter of Bennett and Bertha Young.


Wiley Johnson Lester

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1956); Page 190; WV Archives Web Site.
Wiley Johnson Lester; age 22; born at Baileysville, WV; single; living at Hemphill, WV; married on
17 Nov 1956 at Welch, WV; Nadeen Snow; age 19; born in Jewell Valley, VA; single; living at Havaco,
WV; with consent of Charlie and Ocie Snow, parents of Nadeen Snow,
2. Fanning Funeral Home; Welch, WV; Posted Obit.
" Wiley J. Lester, age 79, of Welch WV, passed away Tuesday, April 1, 2014, at Princeton Community Hospital following a long illness. Born April 11, 1934, in Baileysville WV, he was the son of the late Richard and Mable Young Lester.
"He was a resident of McDowell County the greater part of his life, he was a veteran of the U.S. Air force having served in the Korean War. he was a member and past Post Commander of the American Legion Post 8, he was the director of the Veterans day parade, he served on the Welch City Council for 8 years, and he was a member of the Little Vine Baptist Church where he served as deacon. In addition to his parents he was
"Preceded in death by one son, Keith Lester, three sisters; May Thomas, Suzanne Robinson, and Linda Dryden; two brothers, David and Winford Lester.
"Survivors include his wife of 57 years, Nadeen Lester of Welch WV,one daughter, Myra Reynolds and husband Heith of Norton VA, two sisters; Dee Routon of Casper WY, and Janet Webb of Crossville TN; grandchildren, Demi, Hanna, and Jake Reynolds all of Norton VA. one special brother in law Macil Snow of Hillsville VA, and several special nieces and nephews.
"A memorial service will be conducted Saturday, April 5, 2014 at 2 P.M. from the Little Vine Baptist Church in Welch WV with pastor Tom Belcher, officiating..."
"...Body has been cremated per his request"


Nadine Snow

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1956); Page 190; WV Archives Web Site.
Wiley Johnson Lester; age 22; born at Baileysville, WV; single; living at Hemphill, WV; married on
17 Nov 1956 at Welch, WV; Nadeen Snow; age 19; born in Jewell Valley, VA; single; living at Havaco,
WV; with consent of Charlie and Ocie Snow, parents of Nadeen Snow,


Garrett J. O'Finanhanas

1. US Public Records Index; LDS Web Site.
Garrett J. O'Finanhanas; born ____________; living at 30 River Walk. Charleston, WV 25303;
from 1 Jan 1998 to 1 Apr 1998.


Elizabeth Sizemore

1. US Public Records Index; LDS Web Site.
Elizabeth S. O'Finan; born 29 Jn 1947; living at 705 Churchhill Dr. Charleston, WV 25314;
from 1 Nov 1989 to 25 Mar 2008; possible relatives: Garett J. Ofinanhanas, and Karen E Hanas.
2. Fanning Funeral Home; Welch, WV; Posted Obit.
"Surrounded by loved ones, Elizabeth S. O'Finan, 67, of Charleston WV, was called from this life on March 19, 2014 at Oak Ridge Center, in Charleston WV, after a short illness. Born on January 29, 1947 in Davy, West Virginia, Elizabeth was the daughter of Earl Lindsey Sizemore and Thelma Shelton Sizemore Marcus.
"During her career, Elizabeth worked as an Environmental Engineer for first Union Carbide and later Dow Chemicals at their South Charleston, West Virginia facility. She also worked as geologist and paleontologist for the Bureau of Land Management in Grand Junction, Colorado. While employed by the BLM, Elizabeth discovered a set of fossils that eventually led the creation of The Trail Through Time, a 1.5 mile hike through Western Colorado that showcases various paleontological discoveries and geological formations. She is a graduate of Big Creek High School, Mesa State College, and West Virginia College of Graduate Studies (Marshall University). Elizabeth was a member of First Presbyterian Church in Charleston.
"Elizabeth was preceeded in death in addition to her parents, by her brother Michael Marcus, and many aunts and uncles.
She is survived by her daughter, Jennifer Bokal and husband John of Endwell, New York, son, David McDarmont and wife Megan of Columbus, Ohio, , and grandsons, Nicholas and Noah McDarmont of Columbus OH; and granddaughters, Libby, Brooke, and Sydney of Endwell NY; sister, Donna Johnson and husband Lowell of Welch, West Virginia, nephew, Jason Boone; niece Erica Bailey, nephew-in-law Eddie; along with great-nephew, Landon Boone, and great-niece, Aubree Bailey, many aunts, uncles and cousins.
"Services will be held Sunday April 13, 2014 at 5P.M. at the First Presbyterian Church, 16 Leon Sullivan Way, Charleston WV..."
"... Body has been cremated per her request"


Raymond Patrick Castle Sr

1. 1930 Census, Russell Co, VA; Castlewood District; Dante; Pigeon Hill; taken on 21 Apr 1930;
Page 16A; Image 31 of 48; Family #258/262.
Listed as Raymond Castle; age 21; born in VA; married at 18; laborer in coal mine; head of
household.
2. 1940 Census, Russell Co, VA; Castlewood District; Dante; E.D. 84-1; taken on 29 Apr 1940;
Page 18A; Image 38 of 45; Household #268.
Listed as Raymond Castle; age 31; born in VA; married; 5th grade education; lived in same
house in Russell Co, VA on 1 Apr 1935; coal miner; head of household.
3. US Public Records Index; LDS Web Site.
Raymond P. Castle; born 1 Dec 1908; living at PO Box 139, Bluefield, VA from 1 Jun 1988
to 1 Oct 2007; possible relative, Anna F. Castle.
4. Social Security Death Index; LDS Web Site.
Raymond P. Castle; born 1 Dec 1908; died 20 Dec 1998; last residence, Tazewell Co, VA;
SS# 227-10-7717; card issued in VA.


Luetta Elam

1. 1930 Census, Russell Co, VA; Castlewood District; Dante; Pigeon Hill; taken on 21 Apr 1930;
Page 16A; Image 31 of 48; Family #258/262.
Listed as Louetta Castle; age 18; born in VA; married at 15; in household of husband, Raymond
P. Castle.


Raymond Patrick Castle Sr

1. 1930 Census, Russell Co, VA; Castlewood District; Dante; Pigeon Hill; taken on 21 Apr 1930;
Page 16A; Image 31 of 48; Family #258/262.
Listed as Raymond Castle; age 21; born in VA; married at 18; laborer in coal mine; head of
household.
2. 1940 Census, Russell Co, VA; Castlewood District; Dante; E.D. 84-1; taken on 29 Apr 1940;
Page 18A; Image 38 of 45; Household #268.
Listed as Raymond Castle; age 31; born in VA; married; 5th grade education; lived in same
house in Russell Co, VA on 1 Apr 1935; coal miner; head of household.
3. US Public Records Index; LDS Web Site.
Raymond P. Castle; born 1 Dec 1908; living at PO Box 139, Bluefield, VA from 1 Jun 1988
to 1 Oct 2007; possible relative, Anna F. Castle.
4. Social Security Death Index; LDS Web Site.
Raymond P. Castle; born 1 Dec 1908; died 20 Dec 1998; last residence, Tazewell Co, VA;
SS# 227-10-7717; card issued in VA.


Anna F. Blevins

1. 1940 Census, Russell Co, VA; Castlewood District; Dante; E.D. 84-1; taken on 29 Apr 1940;
Page 18A; Image 38 of 45; Household #268.
Listed as Ann Castle; age 21; born in VA; married; 7th grade education; lived in same
house in Russell Co, VA on 1 Apr 1935; in household of husband, Raymond P. Castle.