McDowell and Wyoming Co's, WV Families and Individuals

Notes


William A. Smith

1. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; taken on 2 Jul 1900; Page 257B; Image
38 of 65; Family #321/321.
Listed as William Smith; age 2; born in WV in Jul 1897; in household of father, Lafayette Smith.
2. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; taken on 28 Apr 1910; Page 200A;
Image 13 of 33; Family #285/297.
Listed as Willie Smith; age 12; born in WV; in household of father, Lafayette F. Smith.
3. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; taken on 12 Jan 1920; Page 217A;
Image 9 of 17; Family #128/131.
Listed as William A. Smith; age 21; born in WV; single; in household of father, Lafayette F. Smith.
4. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1925); Page 19; WV Archives Web Site.
W.A. Smith; age 27; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; electrician; living at Davy, WV; son of L.F. and
Margaret; married on 8 Jan 1925 at Davy, WV; Katie Barrett; age 27 (sic, 31); born in Jackson Co, OH;
single (sic, divorced); daughter of William and Mahala.
5. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #13614; WV Archives Web Site.
William A. Smith; age 40; born 9 Jul 1898 at Iaeger, WV; married; husband of Kate Smith; miner; living at
Hensley, WV; son of Fayette, born in VA, and Margaret, born in Carter Co, KY, (England) Smith; died 20
Oct 1938 at Hensley, WV; from pulmonary T.B.; buried 23 Oct 1938 at Roderfield; informant, Kate Smith,
Hensley, WV.


Kate Shuff

1. Jackson Co, OH; Birth Registry; Vol #__(1894); Page 384; Line #52; LDS Web Site.
Katie Shuff; born 28 Jun 1894 in Coalton, Jackson Co, OH; parents, William and Mahala (Staten) Shuff.
2. 1900 Census, Jackson Co, OH; Coal Township; taken on 18 Jun 1900; Coalton Village; Page 67B;
Image 24 of 33; Family #257/260.
Listed as Kate Shuff; age 5; born in Jun 1894; in household of brother, William L. Shuff.
3. Athens Co, OH; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1911); Page 463; LDS Web Site.
Arthur E. Barrett; age 22; born in Vinton Co, OH; miner; living at Greenble (sp?) OH;
son of J.S. and Elizabeth M. (Casey) Barrett; married on 21 May 1911 in Athens Co,
OH; Katie Shuff; age 17; born in Jackson Co, OH; living in Greenble (sp?), OH;
daughter of William and Mahala (Staten) Shuff.
4. 1920 Census; McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; taken on 12 Jan 1920; Page 217A; Image 9 of
17; Family #127/130.
Listed as Katie Shuff; age 25; born in Ohio; divorced; in household of brother, George W. Shuff.
5. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1925); Page 19; WV Archives Web Site.
W.A. Smith; age 27; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; electrician; living at Davy, WV; son of L.F. and
Margaret; married on 8 Jan 1925 at Davy, WV; Katie Barrett; age 27 (sic, 31); born in Jackson Co, OH;
single (sic, divorced); daughter of William and Mahala.
6. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek; Claren; E.D.24-36; taken on 24 Apr 1940;
Page 734B; Image 28 of 48; Household #230.
Listed as Katie Smith; age 40; born in OH; widow; 2 yrs HS education; lived in same place on
1 Apr 1940; housekeeper; in household of George Shuff.
7. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #10604; WV Archives Web Site.
Mrs. Kate Smith; age 50 yrs; 23 days; born 28 Jun 1898 in Coalton, OH; widow of William A. Smith;
living at Hensley, WV; daughter of William and unknown Shuff; died 21 Jul 1948 in Grace Hospital,
Welch, WV; from heart and liver failure with cerrosis of liver; peptic ulcer and pnwumonia; buried
23 Jul 1948 in Iaeger Memorial, Roderfield, WV.
8. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted
by B. Walls; 28 Jun 2014.
Katie Smith; born 28 Jun 1898; died 21 Jul 1948; buried here; headstone photo shown; "MOM".


Billy Smith

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek; Claren; E.D.24-36; taken on 24 Apr 1940;
Page 734B; Image 28 of 48; Household #230.
Listed as Billy Smith; age 9; born in WV; 2nd grade education; attending school' lived in same
place on 1 Apr 1940; in household of George Shuff, with mother and siblings.


Mahala Staten

1. 1900 Census, Jackson Co, OH; Coal Township; taken on 18 Jun 1900; Coalton Village; Page 67B;
Image 24 of 33; Family #257/260.
Listed as Mahala Shuff; age 49; born in Sep 1850 in OH; widow; 11 childen, 6 living; in household
of son, William L. Shuff.


James A. Shuff

1. 1900 Census, Jackson Co, OH; Coal Township; taken on 18 Jun 1900; Coalton Village; Page 67B;
Image 24 of 33; Family #257/260.
Listed as James A. Shuff; age 32; born in Jun 1867 in OH; single; coal miner; in household of brother,
William L. Shuff.


William L. Shuff

1. 1900 Census, Jackson Co, OH; Coal Township; taken on 18 Jun 1900; Coalton Village; Page 67B;
Image 24 of 33; Family #257/260.
Listed as William L. Shuff; age 26; born in Jun 1873 in OH; single; mule driver; head of household.


George W. Shuff

1. 1900 Census, Jackson Co, OH; Coal Township; taken on 18 Jun 1900; Coalton Village; Page 67B;
Image 24 of 33; Family #257/260.
Listed as George W. Shuff; age 23; born in Jun 1876 in OH; single; mule driver; in household of brother,
William L. Shuff.
2. 1920 Census; McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; taken on 12 Jan 1920; Page 217A; Image 9 of
17; Family #127/130.
Listed as George Shuff; age 42; born in Ohio; single; coal miner; head of household.
3. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek; Claren; E.D.24-36; taken on 24 Apr 1940;
Page 734A; Image 27 of 48; Household #230.
Listed as George Shuff; age 60; born in OH; single; 3rd grade education; lived in same house on 1 Apr
1935; miner; head of household.
4. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #16520; WV Archives Web Site.
George Shuff; age 76; born 29 Jun 1877 in Coalton, OH; single; retired miner; SS# 233-18-1576; living
at Hensley, WV; son of William and Mahala Shuff; died 13 Dec 1953 in Welch Emergency Hospital, Welch,
WV; due to cerebral vascular accident; arteriosclerotic hypertension cardio vascular disease; buried 15 Dec
1953 in Iaeger Memorial Cemetery; informant, Victor Wellman.
5. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 28 Jun 2014.
George Shuff; born 29 Jun 1877; died 13 Dec 1953; buried here; headstone photo shown; "UNC:LE".


Arthur E. Barrett

1. Athens Co, OH; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1911); Page 463; LDS Web Site.
Arthur E. Barrett; age 22; born in Vinton Co, OH; miner; living at Greenble (sp?) OH;
son of J.S. and Elizabeth M. (Casey) Barrett; married on 21 May 1911 in Athens Co,
OH; Katie Shuff; age 17; born in Jackson Co, OH; living in Greenble (sp?), OH;
daughter of William and Mahala (Staten) Shuff.


Kate Shuff

1. Jackson Co, OH; Birth Registry; Vol #__(1894); Page 384; Line #52; LDS Web Site.
Katie Shuff; born 28 Jun 1894 in Coalton, Jackson Co, OH; parents, William and Mahala (Staten) Shuff.
2. 1900 Census, Jackson Co, OH; Coal Township; taken on 18 Jun 1900; Coalton Village; Page 67B;
Image 24 of 33; Family #257/260.
Listed as Kate Shuff; age 5; born in Jun 1894; in household of brother, William L. Shuff.
3. Athens Co, OH; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1911); Page 463; LDS Web Site.
Arthur E. Barrett; age 22; born in Vinton Co, OH; miner; living at Greenble (sp?) OH;
son of J.S. and Elizabeth M. (Casey) Barrett; married on 21 May 1911 in Athens Co,
OH; Katie Shuff; age 17; born in Jackson Co, OH; living in Greenble (sp?), OH;
daughter of William and Mahala (Staten) Shuff.
4. 1920 Census; McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; taken on 12 Jan 1920; Page 217A; Image 9 of
17; Family #127/130.
Listed as Katie Shuff; age 25; born in Ohio; divorced; in household of brother, George W. Shuff.
5. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1925); Page 19; WV Archives Web Site.
W.A. Smith; age 27; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; electrician; living at Davy, WV; son of L.F. and
Margaret; married on 8 Jan 1925 at Davy, WV; Katie Barrett; age 27 (sic, 31); born in Jackson Co, OH;
single (sic, divorced); daughter of William and Mahala.
6. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek; Claren; E.D.24-36; taken on 24 Apr 1940;
Page 734B; Image 28 of 48; Household #230.
Listed as Katie Smith; age 40; born in OH; widow; 2 yrs HS education; lived in same place on
1 Apr 1940; housekeeper; in household of George Shuff.
7. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #10604; WV Archives Web Site.
Mrs. Kate Smith; age 50 yrs; 23 days; born 28 Jun 1898 in Coalton, OH; widow of William A. Smith;
living at Hensley, WV; daughter of William and unknown Shuff; died 21 Jul 1948 in Grace Hospital,
Welch, WV; from heart and liver failure with cerrosis of liver; peptic ulcer and pnwumonia; buried
23 Jul 1948 in Iaeger Memorial, Roderfield, WV.
8. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted
by B. Walls; 28 Jun 2014.
Katie Smith; born 28 Jun 1898; died 21 Jul 1948; buried here; headstone photo shown; "MOM".


Lafayette F. Smith

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1897); Page 378; WV Archives Web Site.
L.F. Smith; age 23; born in McDowell Co, WV(sic, VA); single; farmer; living in McDowell
Co, WV; son of William and Texas; married on 4 Feb 1897 at residence of Thomas England;
Margaret England; age 15; born in McDowell Co, WV (sic, Carter Co, KY); single; living in
McDowell Co, WV; daughter of Thomas and Mary J.
2. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; taken on 2 Jul 1900; Page 257B; Image
38 of 65; Family #321/321.
Listed as Lafayette Smith; age 26; born in WV in Feb 1874; married 3 yrs; farmer; head of
household.
3. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; taken on 28 Apr 1910; Page 200A;
Image 13 of 33; Family #285/297.
Listed as L.F. Smith; age 35; born in VA; married once for 13 yrs; coal miner; head of household.
4. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; taken on 12 Jan 1920; Page 217A;
Image 9 of 17; Family #128/131.
Listed as Lafayette F. Smith; age 47; born in VA; married; coal miner; head of household.


Margaret England

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1897); Page 378; WV Archives Web Site.
L.F. Smith; age 23; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; farmer; living in McDowell
Co, WV; son of William and Texas; married on 4 Feb 1897 at residence of Thomas England;
Margaret England; age 15; born in McDowell Co, WV (sic, Carter Co, KY); single; living in
McDowell Co, WV; daughter of Thomas and Mary J.
2. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; taken on 2 Jul 1900; Page 257B; Image
38 of 65; Family #321/321.
Listed as Margaret Smith; age 18; born in KY in Feb 1882; married 3 yrs; 1 child, 1 living; in
household of husband, Lafayette Smith.
3. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; taken on 28 Apr 1910; Page 200A;
Image 13 of 33; Family #285/297.
Listed as Margaret Smith; age 28; born in VKY married once for 13 yrs; 4 children, all living;
in household of husband, Lafayette F. Smith.
4. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; taken on 12 Jan 1920; Page 217A;
Image 9 of 17; Family #128/131.
Listed as Margaret Smith; age 38; born in KY; married; in household of husband, Lafayette F.
Smith.


Elmer Smith

1. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; taken on 28 Apr 1910; Page 200A;
Image 13 of 33; Family #285/297.
Listed as Elmer Smith; age 10; born in WV; in household of father, Lafayette F. Smith.


Clarence C. Smith

1. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; taken on 28 Apr 1910; Page 200A;
Image 13 of 33; Family #285/297.
Listed as Clarence Smith; age 5; born in WV; in household of father, Lafayette F. Smith.
2. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; taken on 12 Jan 1920; Page 217A;
Image 9 of 17; Family #128/131.
Listed as Clarence C. Smith; age 14; born in WV; in household of father, Lafayette F. Smith.


Gladys Smith

1. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; taken on 28 Apr 1910; Page 200A;
Image 13 of 33; Family #285/297.
Listed as Gladice Smith; age 3; born in WV; in household of father, Lafayette F. Smith.
2. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; taken on 12 Jan 1920; Page 217A;
Image 9 of 17; Family #128/131.
Listed as Gladys Smith; age 12; born in WV; in household of father, Lafayette F. Smith.


Helen V. Smith

1. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; taken on 12 Jan 1920; Page 217A;
Image 9 of 17; Family #128/131.
Listed as Helen V. Smith; age 2 yrs, 4 mons; born in WV; in household of father, Lafayette F. Smith.


Victor L. Wellman

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1942); Page 433; WV Archives Web Site.
Victor Wellmen; age 27; born in Louisa, KY; single; living at Big Sandy, WV; married on 11 Jul 1942
at Roderfield, WV; Madge Barrett; age 28; born in NM; single; living at Hensley, WV.
2. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 29 Dec 2013.
Victor L. Wellman; born 22 Jun 1915; died 1 Apr 1986; buried here; double headstone photo shown
with wife, Virginia Madge Barrett.


Virginia Madge Barrett

1. 1920 Census; McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; taken on 12 Jan 1920; Page 217A; Image 9 of
17; Family #127/130.
Listed as Madge Shuff; age 5; born in NM; in household of uncle, George W. Shuff, with mother.
2. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek; Claren; E.D.24-36; taken on 24 Apr 1940;
Page 734B; Image 28 of 48; Household #230.
Listed as Madge Smith; age 24; born in NM; single; 4 yrs HS education; lived in same place on
1 Apr 1940; new worker; in household of George Shuff, with mother and siblings.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1942); Page 433; WV Archives Web Site.
Victor Wellmen; age 27; born in Louisa, KY; single; living at Big Sandy, WV; married on 11 Jul 1942
at Roderfield, WV; Madge Barrett; age 28; born in NM; single; living at Hensley, WV.
4. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 29 Dec 2013.
Virginia Madge Wellman; born 10 Apr 1914; died 22 Apr 1983; buried here; double headstone photo
shown with husband, Victor L. Wellman.


John Paul Jones Smith

1. NC Birth Index, 1800-2000; LDS Web Site.
John Paul Jones Smith; born 29 May 1910 in Rockingham Co, NC; parents, Thomas Warren and Mary
Magdaline (Donuvant) Smith.
2. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Welch; E.D.24-29; taken on 2 Apr 1940; Page 570A;
Image 1 of 91; Household #5.
Listed as John P. Smith age 29; born in NC; married; 8th grade education; lived in Stoneville, Rockingham
Co, NC on 1 Apr 1935; roomer in household of Loy A. Updegraff; section foreman for coal company; head
of household.
3. McDowell Co, WV; death Certificate #'66 013433; WV Archives Web Site.
John Paul Smith; age 56; born 29 May 1910 at Stoneville, NC; married; owner of mines; living at Maitland, WV;
son of Thomas W. and Maggie (Donovan) Smith; died 30 Sep 1966 in Grace Hospital, Welch, WV; from
metastatic carcinoma of brain; buried 2 Oct 1966 in Iaeger memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, WV.
4. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 26 Feb 2014.
John Paul Smith; born 29 May 1910; died 30 Sep 1966; buried here; double grave maker shown
with wife Claudia M. Duggins Smith.


Claudia Mahala Duggins

1, 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Welch; E.D.24-29; taken on 2 Apr 1940; Page 570A;
Image 1 of 91; Household #5.
Listed as Claudia Smith age 27; born in NC; married; 3 yrs HS education; lived in Stoneville, Rockingham
Co, NC on 1 Apr 1935; in household with husband, John P. Smith.
2. US Public Records Index; Vol #1; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Claudia D. Smith; born 22 Dec 1911; living at 206 Gade lane, Beckley, WV 25801.
3. Social Security Death Index; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Claudia D. Smith; born; 22 Dec 1911; died 17 Mar 2005; last residence, Dunbar, Kanawha Co, WV; card
issued in WV in 1967.
4. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 26 Feb 2014.
Claudia Duggins Smith; born 22 Dec 1911; died 17 Mar 2005; buried here; double grave maker shown
with husband, John Paul Jones Smith.


John Deward Smith

1, 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Welch; E.D.24-29; taken on 2 Apr 1940; Page 570A;
Image 1 of 91; Household #5.
Listed as john D. Smith age 11 mons; born in WV; in household with father, John P. Smith.


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.


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.


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.


Leta Gay Smith

1. 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 Leta Gay Smith; age 1; born in WV; in household of uncle (by marriage to Ennis Lee Smith)
with mother, Hattie Hicks Smith.