McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families and Individuals

Notes


Thelma Cordelia Worley

1. 1930 Census, Washington Co, VA; Saltville District; taken on 7 Apr 1940; Page 241A; Image 3 of 40;
Family #25/25.
Listed as Thelma C. Worley; age 8 yrs, 5 mons; born in VA; in household of father, Charles B. Worley.
2. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Superior; E.D. 24-41; taken on 5 Apr 1940;
Page 857A; Image 17 of 36; Household #151.
Listed as Thelma Rose; age 18; born in VA; married; 6th grade education; lived in Saltville, Washington
Co, VA on 1 Apr 1935; in household of husband, Ivan G. Rose.
3. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Greenwood Cemetery, Bedford, Bedford Co, VA; submitted by SWVA
Genealogy Researcher; 5 Sep 2011.
Thelma Cordelia Worley Wilson; born 9 Oct 1921 at Saltville, VA; died 3 Sep 2011 at Bedford, VA;
buried here; picture and obit shown.
"Thelma Cordelia Worley Wilson, 89, of Bedford, died on Saturday, September 3, 2011 at her home. Born on October 9, 1921, in Saltville, Virginia, she was a daughter of the late Charlie Vinton Worley and Bessie Collins Worley. In addition to her parents, Thelma was preceded in death by her husbands, Ivan Rose and Russell G. Wilson.

"Thelma was a longtime member of Calvary Baptist Church and a retired employee of Southern Flavoring Co.

"Thelma is survived by a son, Russell Preston Wilson and wife, Penny of Bedford; a daughter, Peggy Rose Knutson and husband, Roger, of Cannon Falls, MN; a sister, Dixie Worley Belcher, of Martinsville; four grandchildren, Roger Lee Knutson and wife, Kristi of Dorchester, IA, Craig Knutson and wife, Mary of Stewartville, MN, Denise LeBarron and partner, Mike Undenberg of Stewartville, MN and Brandy West of Roanoke, VA; special friends, Wayne and Orpha Lee Hatcher of Bedford; also eight great grandchildren and six great-great grandchildren.

"A Celebration of Thelma's Life will be conducted at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, September 6, 2011 at Calvary Baptist Church with Pastor Ray T. Lyons officiating. Burial will follow in Greenwood Cemetery...."


Peggy Rose

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Superior; E.D. 24-41; taken on 5 Apr 1940;
Page 857A; Image 17 of 36; Household #151.
Listed as Peggy Rose; age 1; born in WV; in household of father, Ivan G. Rose.


Dixie N. Worley

1. 1930 Census, Washington Co, VA; Saltville District; taken on 7 Apr 1940; Page 241A; Image 3 of 40;
Family #25/25.
Listed as Dixie N. Worley; age 3 yrs, 1 mon; born in VA; in household of father, Charles B. Worley.


Cecil Marvin Rose

1. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Baileysvelle District, taken on 27 Apr 1910;
Page 193B, Family #176.
Listed as Cecil Rose, age 5, born in WV, in household of father, George C. Rose.
2. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Brown's Creek District, Davy, taken on 7 Jan 1920, Page 237A,
Family #205.
Listed as Cecil Rose, age 15, born in WV, in household of father, George C. Rose.
3. Raleigh Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1931); Page 151; WV Archives Web Site.
Cecil Marvin Rose; age 27; born in Wyoming Co, WV; living at Davy, WV; married on 3 Aug 1931
at Beckley, WV; Emma Robertson; age 22; born in KY; living at Beckley, WV.
4. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Elkhorn District; Maybuery; E.D. 24-49; taken on 9 Apr 1940;
Page 949A; Image 13 of 22; Household #107.
Listed as Cecil M. Rose; age 35; born in WV; married; 8th grade education; lived in same house
on 1 Apr 1935; butcher in retail grocery store; head of household.


Emma Robertson

1. Raleigh Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1931); Page 151; WV Archives Web Site.
Cecil Marvin Rose; age 27; born in Wyoming Co, WV; living at Davy, WV; married on 3 Aug 1931
at Beckley, WV; Emma Robertson; age 22; born in KY; living at Beckley, WV.
2. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Elkhorn District; Maybuery; E.D. 24-49; taken on 9 Apr 1940;
Page 949A; Image 13 of 22; Household #107.
Listed as Emma Rose; age 31; born in VA; married; 7th grade education; lived in same house
on 1 Apr 1935; in household of husband, Cecil M. Rose.


Delisle Rose

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Elkhorn District; Maybuery; E.D. 24-49; taken on 9 Apr 1940;
Page 949A; Image 13 of 22; Household #107.
Listed as Delisle Rose; age 8; born in WV; no education; not attending school; lived in same house
on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Cecil M. Rose.


Bobbie Jean Rose

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Elkhorn District; Maybuery; E.D. 24-49; taken on 9 Apr 1940;
Page 949A; Image 13 of 22; Household #107.
Listed as Bobbie Gene Rose; age 6; born in WV; no education; not attending school; lived in same house
on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Cecil M. Rose.


Roger Early Rose

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Elkhorn District; Maybuery; E.D. 24-49; taken on 9 Apr 1940;
Page 949A; Image 13 of 22; Household #107.
Listed as Roger Early Rose; age 4; born in WV; in household of father, Cecil M. Rose.


Shirley Ann Rose

1. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #15014; WV Archives Web Site.
Shirley Ann Rose; age 8 mons; born 28 Feb 1938 at Maybeury, WV; daughter of C.M.
and Emma (Robinson, sic, Robertson) Rose; died 21 Nov 1938 at Maybeury, WV; from
whooping cough; buried 22 Nov 1938 at Roderfield, WV; informant, C.M. Rose, Maybeury, WV
2. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted
by B. Walls; 22 Dec 2013.
Shirley Ann Rose; born 28 Feb 1938; died 21 Nov 1938; buried here; grave maker photo shown.


Mabel Ellen Smith

1. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Elkhorn District; taken on 24 Apr 1910; Page 222B; Image 24 of 46;
Family #215/215.
Listed as Mabel Smith; age 2 mons; born in WV; in household of uncle, Robert Smith, with parents.
2. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Oanther; taken on 12/13 Jan 1920; Page 263B;
Image 22 of 43; Family #225/228.
Listed as Mabel Smith; age 8; born in WV; in household of father, William M. Smith.
3. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Panther; taken on 5 Apr 1930; Page 177A;
Image 9 of 56; Family #94/94.
Listed as Mabbbel Smith; age 20; born in WV; in household of father, William M. Smith.
4. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Mabel Smith Coleman
[Mabel S Coleman]
[Mabel Smith Smith]
Gender: Female
Race: White
Birth Date: 23 Jan 1910
Birth Place: Switchback M, West Virginia
Death Date: 5 Jul 1997
Father: William M Smith
Mother: Bessie L Hart
SSN: 235367981
Notes: Jan 1943: Name listed as MABEL SMITH COLEMAN;
11 Jul 1997: Name listed as MABEL S COLEMAN
5. Oregon, Death Index, 1898-2008; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Mabel Smith Coleman
Age: 87
Birth Date: 23 Jan 1910
Death Date: 5 Jul 1997
Death Place: Marion
Certificate: 97-14418"
6. Willamette Valley, Oregon, Death Records, 1838-2006; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Mabel Smith Coleman
Gender: Female
Birth Date: 23 Jan 1910
Birth Place: Switchback, W VA
Death Age: 87
Death Date: 5 Jul 1997
Death Place: Salem
Burial Date: 1997"
7. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery; Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted
by B. Walls; 2 Dec 2013; grave marker photo added by B. Walls.
Mabel Smith Coleman; born 23 Jan 1910; died 5 Jul 1997; buried here; grave marker photo shown;
"DAUGHTER MOTHER SISTER".


Clayton Smith

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1902); Page 1; WV Archives Web Site.
Clayton Smith; age 24; born in Summers Co, WV; single; machinist; living at Panther, WV; son
of M.J. and J. H.; married on 29 Oct 1902 at Panther, WV; Hattie Anglin; age 16; born in Patrick
Co, VA; single; daughter of J.L. and Sarah.


Hattie Anglin

1. 1900 Census, Sandy River District; taken on 6 Jul 1900; Page 261A; Image 45 of 65;
Family #391/391.
Listed as Hattie England; age 16; born in Aug 1883 in VA; in household of father, John L. Anglin.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1902); Page 1; WV Archives Web Site.
Clayton Smith; age 24; born in Summers Co, WV; single; machinist; living at Panther, WV; son
of M.J. and J. H.; married on 29 Oct 1902 at Panther, WV; Hattie Anglin; age 16; born in Patrick
Co, VA; single; daughter of J.L. and Sarah.


Raleigh W. Smith

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1918); Page 1; WV Archives Web Site.
Rolley Smith; age 18; born in Boyd Co, KY; single; miner; living at Caretta, WV; son of
Sandy and Minnie; married on 15 Jul 1918 at Gary, WV; Hattie Hicks; age 17; born in
McDowell Co, WV; single; daughter of Bud and Rilda.
2. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District, near Roderfield; E.D. 24-57; taken on 3 May 1940;
Page 1116B; image 72 of 74; Household #602.
Listed as Raleight W. Smith; age 40; born in TN; married; 6th grade education; lived in McDowell Co, WV
on 1 Apr 1935; foreman in coal mine; head of household.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #'63 018408; WV Archives Web Site via LDS Web Site.
Raleigh W. Smith; age 63; born 25 Mar 1900 in Cole Creek, KY; married; retired miner; living at Roderfield,
WV; son of Sandy and Minnie (Gray) Smith; died 16 Dec 1963 at Roderfield, WV; from aa acute coronary
thrombosis; buried 19 Dec 1963 in Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, WV; informant, Cora Lee Smith,
Roderfield, WV.
4. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
Forever Searching; 28 Nov 2012.
Raleigh W. Smith; born 25 Mar 1900 in Clay Co (sic?, Whitley Co?) KY; died 16 Dec 1963 at Roderfield, WV;
buried here; double headstone phot shown with 2nd wife, Core Lee Sopsher Smith.


Hattie M. Hicks

1. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; taken on 9 May 1910; Page 205B;
Family #325/337.
Listed as Hattie Hicks; age 5; born in WV; in household of father, Clayborn Hicks.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1918); Page 1; WV Archives Web Site.
Rolley Smith; age 18; born in Boyd Co, KY; single; miner; living at Caretta, WV; son of
Sandy and Minnie; married on 15 Jul 1918 at Gary, WV; Hattie Hicks; age 17; born in
McDowell Co, WV; single; daughter of Bud and Rilda.
3. 1940 Census; McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Sandy Huff; E.D. 24-60; taken on 17 May
1949; Page 1246A; Image 129 of 132; Household #1005.
Listed as Hattie Smith; age 35; born in WV; married; 5th grade education; lived in same house
on 1 Apr 1935; in household of brother-in-law (by marriage, sister-in-law of his wife, Ennis Lee Smith),
with one child, age 1.
4. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 11 Dec 2013.
Hattie M. Smith; born 17 Jan 1905; died 9 May 1975 (sic, 1978); buried here; headstone shown.


Bernard Smith

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District, near Roderfield; E.D. 24-57; taken on 3 May
1940; Page 1116B; image 72 of 74; Household #602.
Listed as Bernard Smith; age 16; born in WV; 7th grade education; lived in McDowell Co, WV on
1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Raleigh W. Smith.


Norma L. Smith

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District, near Roderfield; E.D. 24-57; taken on 3 May 1940;
Page 1116B; image 72 of 74; Household #602.
Listed as Norma L. Smith; age 7; born in WV; 1st grade education; attending school; lived in McDowell Co,
WV on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Raleigh W. Smith.


Darrell Smith

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District, near Roderfield; E.D. 24-57; taken on 3 May 1940;
Page 1116B; image 72 of 74; Household #602.
Listed as Darrell Smith; age 5; born in WV; no education; not attending school; lived in McDowell Co,
WV on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Raleigh W. Smith.


Alfred Marlin Smith

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District, near Roderfield; E.D. 24-57; taken on 3 May 1940;
Page 1116B; image 72 of 74; Household #602.
Listed as Alfred Smith; age 9; born in WV; 2nd grade education; attending school; lived in McDowell Co,
WV on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Raleigh W. Smith.
(Age conflicts with other records)
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1948); Page 283; WV Archives Web Site.
Alfred Smith; age 19; born at Roderfield, WV; single; living at War, WV; married on 23 Apr 1948
at War, WV; Eloise Turner; age 17; born at Warriormines, WV; single; living at War, WV; with
consent of Hattie Smith, mother of Alfred Smith, and Clara Turner; mother of Eloise Turner.
3. Ohio Marriage Index, 1970, 1972-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Alfred M Smith
Age: 63
Birth Year: abt 1928
Residence County: Out of State
Times Married: 1
Spouse's Name: Helene B Peak
Spouse's Age: 54
Spouse's Birth Year: abt 1937
Spouse's Residence County: Lorain
Spouse - Times Married: 1
Marriage Date: 20 Jul 1991
Marriage License County: Lorain
Certificate Number: 42294
Volume Number: 15034"
4. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007: Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Alfred Marlin Smith
[Alfred M Smith]
Gender: Male
Race: White
Birth Date: 18 Feb 1928
Birth Place: Roderfield M, West Virginia
[Caretta, West Virginia]
Death Date: 22 Oct 2002
Father: Raliegh W Smith
Mother: Hattie Hicks
SSN: 234427991
Notes: Jul 1944: Name listed as ALFRED MARLIN SMITH; 31 Oct 2002: Name listed as ALFRED M SMITH"
5. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 11 Dec 2013.
Alfred M. Smith; born 18 Feb 1930; died 22 Oct 2002; buried here; double headstone photo shown with
Helene B. Smith; born 15 oct 1936; no death date.


Eloise Turner

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; Warriormines; E.D. 24-20; taken on 26 Apr
1940; Page 326B; Image 32 of 52; Household #261.
Listed as Eloise Turner; age 9; born in WV; 1st grade education; attending school; lived in
Wise Co, VA on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Walter Turner.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1948); Page 283; WV Archives Web Site.
Alfred Smith; age 19; born at Roderfield, WV; single; living at War, WV; married on 23 Apr 1948
at War, WV; Eloise Turner; age 17; born at Warriormines, WV; single; living at War, WV; with
consent of Hattie Smith, mother of Alfred Smith, and Clara Turner; mother of Eloise Turner.


Belinda Gail Smith

1. Mercer Co, WV; Death Certificate #11804; WV Archives Web Site.
Belinda Gail Smith; age 7 mons, 28 days; born 19 Feb 1952 at Welch, WV; living at War, WV;
daughter of Alfred and Eloise (Turner) Smith; died 17 Sep 1952 in the Bluefield Sanitarium,
Bluefield, WV; from congental heart disease; buried 19 Sep 1952 in Iaeger Memorial; informant,
Alfred Smith.
2. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 11 Apr 2014.
Belinda Gail Smith; born 19 Feb 1952; died 14 (sic, 17) Sep 1952; buried here; headstone shown;
"OUR BELOVED BABY".


Walter Joseph Turner Sr

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; Warriormines; E.D. 24-20; taken on 26 Apr
1940; Page 326B; Image 32 of 52; Household #261.
Listed as Walter Turner; age 36; born in WV; married; 3rd grade education; lived in Wise Co, VA
on 1 Apr 1935; laborer in coal mine; head of household.
2. U.S. WWII Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Joseph Walter Turner
Race: White
Relationship to Draftee: Self (Head)
Birth Place: Mayberry McDowell, West Virginia, USA
Birth Date: 13 Nov 1901
Residence: Warriormine, West Virginia, USA
Registration Date: 16 Feb 1942
Occupation: Carter Coal Co
Weight: 178
Complexion: Ruddy
Eye Color: Blue
Hair Color: Brown
Height: 6
Next of Kin: Clara Turner
Household Members:
Name Relationship
Joseph Walter Turner "
3. Cabell Co, WV; Death Registry; Vol #__(1948); Page 86B; WV Archives Web Site.
Joseph Walter Turner; age 45 yrs, 10 mons, 0 days; married; husband of Claria Turner; miner;
son of William Marshall and Mary (Lane) Turner; died 26 Oct 1949 in Huntington, WV; due to
malnutrition.


Clara J. Hughes

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; Warriormines; E.D. 24-20; taken on 26 Apr
1940; Page 326B; Image 32 of 52; Household #261.
Listed as ClaraTurner; age 34; born in VA; married; 2nd grade education; lived in Wise Co, VA
on 1 Apr 1935; in household of husband, Walter Turner.
2. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 11 Apr 2014.
Clara J. Turner; born 15 Apr 1907; died 9 Jun 1961; buried here; headstone photo shown.
"MOTHER OF WALTER, FRANK, WILLIAM, SHELVIE, VIOLET, RALPH, ELOISE AND AARON"


William "Bill" Turner

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; Warriormines; E.D. 24-20; taken on 26 Apr
1940; Page 326B; Image 32 of 52; Household #261.
Listed as Bill Turner; age 13; born in VA; 7th grade education; attending school; lived in
Wise Co, VA on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Walter Turner.


Franklin Dee Turner Sr

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; Warriormines; E.D. 24-20; taken on 26 Apr
1940; Page 326B; Image 32 of 52; Household #261.
Listed as Franklin D. Turner; age 3; born in WV; in household of father, Walter Turner.


John Wesley Romans

1. Wise Co, VA; WW I; Draft Registration Card #3110; 5 Jun 1917; Ancestry.com Web Site.
John W. Romans; age 28; born in St. Charles, MO; living at Toms Creek, VA; coal miner; employed by
Clinchfield Coal Co, Toms Creek, VA; single; dependents, two children and sister; short with slender build;
blue eyes and light brown hair.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1926); Page 186; WV Archives Web Site.
John Romans; age 37; born in St. Charles Co, MO; widowed; miner; living at Excelsior, WV; son of L.P.
and P.C.; married on 2 Aug 1926 at Lomax, WV; Cora Sopsher; age 21; born in Wise Co, VA; single;
daughter of Henry and Laura.
3. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; Caretta; E.D.24-17; taken on 3 May 1940; Page 314A;
Image 9 of 64; Household #65.
Listed as John Romans; age 47; born in VA (sic, MO); married (?); 1st grade education; lived in same
house on 1 Apr 1935; loader in coal mine; head of household.
4. McDowell Co, WV; WW II Draft Registration Card #U-133; 27 Apr 1942; Ancestry.com Web Site.
John W. Romans; age 53; born 2 Jan 1889 in St. Charles, MO; living at Caretta, WV; employed by
Carter Coal Co, Caretta, WV; person who will always know address, Jack Romans, Caretta, WV;
5'6" tall; 120 lbs; blue eyes; brown hair; ruddy complexion; stiff thumb on left hand.


Cora Lee Sopsher

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1926); Page 186; WV Archives Web Site.
John Romans; age 37; born in St. Charles Co, MO; widowed; miner; living at Excelsior, WV; son of L.P.
and P.C.; married on 2 Aug 1926 at Lomax, WV; Cora Sopsher; age 21; born in Wise Co, VA; single;
daughter of Henry and Laura.
2. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District, near Roderfield; E.D. 24-57; taken on 3 May 1940;
Page 1116B; image 72 of 74; Household #602.
Listed as Cora L. Smith; age 30; born in VA; married; 4th grade education; lived in McDowell Co, WV
on 1 Apr 1935; in household of husband, Raleigh W. Smith.
3. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
Forever Searching; 28 Nov 2012.
Cora Lee Sopsher Smith; born 28 Mar 1910; died 3 Feb 1979; buried here; double headstone shown;
with second husband, Raleigh W. Smith.


Virginia Lee Romans

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District, near Roderfield; E.D. 24-57; taken on 3 May 1940;
Page 1116B; image 72 of 74; Household #602.
Listed as Virginia Romans; age 11; born in WV; 5th grade education; attending school; lived in McDowell
Co, WV on 1 Apr 1935; in household of step-father, Raleigh W. Smith.


John Romans

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; Caretta; E.D.24-17; taken on 3 May 1940; Page 314A;
Image 9 of 64; Household #65.
Listed as John Romans; age 10; born in WV; 3rd grade education; attending school; lived in same house on
1 Apr 1935; in household of father, John W. Romans.


Robert Dalton Romans

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District, near Roderfield; E.D. 24-57; taken on 3 May 1940;
Page 1116B; image 72 of 74; Household #602.
Listed as Robert Romans; age 8; born in WV; 2nd grade education; attending school; lived in McDowell Co,
WV on 1 Apr 1935; in household of step-father, Raleigh W. Smith.


Jack Romans

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; Caretta; E.D.24-17; taken on 3 May 1940; Page 314A;
Image 9 of 64; Household #65.
Listed as Jack Romans; age 13; born in WV; 6th grade education; attending school; lived in same house on
1 Apr 1935; in household of father, John W. Romans.