McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families and Individuals

Notes


Elmer Akeman

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; Havaco; taken on 4 Apr 1930; Page 4B; Image 8 of 26;
Family #76/87.
Listed as Elmer Akeman; age 10; born in KY; in household of father, Joshua S. Akeman.
2, 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; Havaco; E.D. 24-4; taken on 2 May 1940; Page 69A;
Image 9 of 30; Household #68.
Listed as Elmer Akemon; age 20; born in KY; single; 2 yrs HS education; lived in same house on
1 Apr 1935; laborer in coal tipple; in household of father, Joshua S. Akeman.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1942); Page 262; WV Archives Web Site.
Elmer Akemon; age 23; born in KY; single; living at Havaco, WV; married on 9 May 1942 at Welch,
WV; Bertha Hicks; age 16; born at Hensley, WV; single; living at Hemphill, WV; with consent of Della
Hicks, mother of Bertha Hicks, born on 9yh May 1925.
4. California Death Index, 1940- 1997; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Elmer Akemon; born 27 Apr 1919 in KY; SS #233-12-3518; mother's maiden name, Horn; died 10 Mar
1986 in Santa Clara Co, CA.
5. Social Security Death Index, Ancestry.com Web Site.
Elmer Akemon; born 27 Apr 1918 (conflicts with Ref 4); died in Mar 1985; last residence Miltipitas,
Santa Clara, CA; SS# 233-12-3518; card issued in WV before 1951.


Unnamed Akeman

1. McDowell Co, WV; Death Registry; Vol #__(1951); Browns Creek District; Page ___; WV Archives Web Site.
Baby Girl Ackeman; age 3 hrs; died 10 Aug 1950 at Welch, WV; premature birth; parents, Elmer Akeman
and Rose Marie Nagy.


Ireland Kennedy

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1941); Page 148; West Virginia Archives Web Site.
Ireland Kennedy; age 23; born in Gilbert, WV; single; living at Caretta, WV; married on 19 Jul 1941
at Welch, WV; Edith Garland; age 21; born in NC; single; living at Iaeger, WV.


Edith Vera Garland

1. Mitchell Co, NC; Birth Index; Vol #3 (1921); Page 238; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Edith Garland; born 26 Nov 1921 in Red Hill Township, Mitchell Co, NC; Thomas Garland, father.
2. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Garland; E.D. 24-60; taken on 11 Apr 1940; Page 1192B;
Image 22 of 132; Household #164.
Listed as Edith Garland; age 18; born in NC; single; 7th grade education; not attending school; lived in same
place on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Thomas J. Garland.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1941); Page 148; West Virginia Archives Web Site.
Ireland Kennedy; age 23; born in Gilbert, WV; single; living at Caretta, WV; married on 19 Jul 1941
at Welch, WV; Edith Garland; age 21; born in NC; single; living at Iaeger, WV.
4. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #8308; WV Archives Web Site via LDS Web Site.
Edith Vera Akemon; age 24 yrs, 6 mons, 30 days; born in Mitchell Co, NC; married; wife of Elmer Akemon;
living at Roderfield, WV; daughter of Thomas J. and May (Webb) Garland; died 12 Jun 1946 of bilateral
pneumonia; buried 15 Jun 1946 in Iaeger Memorial, Roderfield, WV; informant, Elmer Akemon, Roderfield, WV.
5. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV;
submitted by B. Walls; 19 Dec 2013.
Edith Vera Akeman; born 28 Nov 1921; died 12 Jun 1946; buried here; "Gone but not
Forgotten"; headstone shown.


Arnold Washington Akers

1. 1910 Census, Pulaski Co, VA; Hiwassee District; taken on 30 Apr 1910; Page 47B; Image 20 of 28;
Family #184/185.
Listed as Arnold Akers; age 19; born in VA; single; farm laborer; in household of father, James M. Akers.
2. Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940; LDS Web Site.
Arnold Akers; age 19; born in Pulaski Co, VA; single; son of L.J. and J.M. Akers; married on 6 Sep 1910
in Pulaski Co, VA; Bessie Trail; age 17; born in Pulaski Co, VA; single; daughter of L. J. and Sarah Trail.
3. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Houston Coal Co; Carswell; taken on 26/27
Jan 1920; Page 164A; Image 20 of 24; Family #389/432.
Listed as Arnold Akers; age 30; born in VA; married; light inspector in coal mine; head of household.
4. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns creek District; Davy; taken on 16 Apr 1930; Page 227B; Image
69 of 75; Family #9/10.
Listed as Arnal W. Akers; age 40; born in VA; married at 20; machine man in coal mine; head of household.
5. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Big Jenny; Mine Branch; E. D. 24-35; taken on
27 Apr 1940; Page 712A; Image 44 of 57; Household #366.
Listed as Arnold Washington Akers; age 50; born in VA; married; 4th grade education; lived in same
house on 1 Apr 1935; loader in coal mine.
6. McDowell Co, WV; WWII Draft Registration Card #U-2953; 27 Apr 1942; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Arndle Washington Akers; age 52; born 23 Nov 1890 in Pulaski Co, VA; living at Davy, WV; unemployed;
person who will always know address, Mrs. A.W. Akers, Davy, WV; 5'6" tall; 160 lbs; blue eyes and brown
hair; sallow complexion; fore finger right hand.
7. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #8333; WV Archives Web Site.
Arndle Washington Akers; age 63 yrs, 7 mons, 23 days; born 23 Nov 1893 in Pulaskie Co, VA; married;
coal miner; SS # 235-16-5786; living at Iaeger, WV; son of James Monroe and Lorrine (Nunn) Akers;
died 16 Jul 1954 in Grace Hospital, Welch, WV; from carcinoma of liver with metastasis to lung; buried
18 Jul 1954 in Iaeger Memorial.
8. FindAGave.com Web Site; Iaeger memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 1 Aug 2014.
A.W. Akers; born 23 Nov 1890; died 16 Jul 1954; buried here; double headfstone shown; "In God We
Trust"


Bessie Ilar Trail

1. Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940; LDS Web Site.
Arnold Akers; age 19; born in Pulaski Co, VA; single; son of L.J. and J.M. Akers; married on 6 Sep 1910
in Pulaski Co, VA; Bessie Trail; age 17; born in Pulaski Co, VA; single; daughter of L. J. and Sarah Trail.
2. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Houston Coal Co; Carswell; taken on 26/27
Jan 1920; Page 164A; Image 20 of 24; Family #389/432.
Listed as Bessie Akers; age 26; born in VA; married; in household of husband, Arnold W. Akers.
3. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns creek Sistrict; Davy; taken on 16 Apr 1930; Page 227B; Image
69 of 75; Family #9/10.
Listed as Bessie Akers; age 36; born in VA; married at 16; in household of husband, Arnold W. Akers.
4. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Big Jenny; Mine Branch; E. D. 24-35; taken on
27 Apr 1940; Page 712A; Image 44 of 57; Household #366.
Listed as Bessie I. Akers; age 47; born in VA; married; 8th grade education; lived in same house on
1 Apr 1935; in household of husband, Arnold W. Washington.
5. FindAGave.com Web Site; Iaeger memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 1 Aug 2014.
Bessie Akers; born 11 Aug 1893; died 28 Apr 1981; buried here; double headfstone shown;"In God We
Trust"


Arthur Akers

1. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Houston Coal Co; Carswell; taken on 26/27
Jan 1920; Page 164A; Image 20 of 24; Family #389/432.
Listed as Arthur Akers; age 12; born in VA; in household of father, Arnold W. Akers.


Ilene F. Akers

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Big Jenny; Mine Branch; E. D. 24-35; taken on
27 Apr 1940; Page 712B; Image 45 of 57; Household #366.
Listed as Ilene F. Akers; age 11; born in WV; 3rd grade education; lived in same house on
1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Arnold W. Washington.


Dempes Arndle Akers Sr

1. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Houston Coal Co; Carswell; taken on 26/27
Jan 1920; Page 164A; Image 20 of 24; Family #389/432.
Listed as Dempes Akers; age 2 yrs, 5 mons; born in WV; in household of father, Arnold W. Akers.
2. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns creek Sistrict; Davy; taken on 16 Apr 1930; Page 227B; Image
69 of 75; Family #9/10.
Listed as Depels Akers; age 12; born in WV; in household of father, Arnold W. Akers.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1936); Page 194; WV Archives Web Site.
Dempes Akers; age 20; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; miner; living at Davy, WV; son of Arndle and
Bessie; married on 21 Mar 1936 at Caples, WV; Georgia Blankenship; age 16 born in McDowell Co, WV;
daughter of Ray and Lillie.
4. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Big Jenny; Mine Branch; E. D. 24-35; taken on
27 Apr 1940; Page 712B; Image 45 of 57; Household #366.
Listed as Dempes A. Akers; age 23; born in WV; married; 8th grade education; lived in same house on
1 Apr 1935; loader in coal mine; in household of father, Arnold W. Washington, with wife and child.


Georgia Blankenship

1.1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; taken on 4 Apr 1930; Page 68B; Image 8 of 48;
Family #60/71.
Listed as Georgie Blankenship; age 10; born in WV; in household of father, Ray L. Blankenship.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1936); Page 194; WV Archives Web Site.
Dempes Akers; age 20; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; miner; living at Davy, WV; son of Arndle and
Bessie; married on 21 Mar 1936 at Caples, WV; Georgia Blankenship; age 16 born in McDowell Co, WV;
daughter of Ray and Lillie.


Betty Jean Akers

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Big Jenny; Mine Branch; E. D. 24-35; taken on
27 Apr 1940; Page 712B; Image 45 of 57; Household #366.
Listed as Betty Jean Akers; age 2; born in WV; in household of grand father, Arnold W. Washington, with
parents.


Dempes Arndle Akers Jr

1. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Dempes Arndle Akers Jr
[D A Akers Jr]
Gender: Male
Race: White
Birth Date: 1 Oct 1942
Birth Place: Davy McDowel, West Virginia
Death Date: Apr 1997
Father: Dempes A Akers
Mother: Georgia M Blankingship
SSN: 235628948
Notes: Feb 1957: Name listed as DEMPES ARNDLE AKERS JR;
21 Jun 1997: Name listed as D A AKERS"


James Monroe Akers

1. 1910 Census, Pulaski Co, VA; Hiwassee District; taken on 30 Apr 1910; Page 47B; Image 20 of 28;
Family #184/185.
Listed as James M. Akers; age 43; born in VA; married once for 23 yrs; farmer; head of household.


Lorrine Jane Nunn

1. 1910 Census, Pulaski Co, VA; Hiwassee District; taken on 30 Apr 1910; Page 47B; Image 20 of 28;
Family #184/185.
Listed as Jane L. Akers; age 44; born in VA; married once for 23 yrs; 3 children, all living; in household
of husband, James M. Akers.


Maggie M. Akers

1. 1910 Census, Pulaski Co, VA; Hiwassee District; taken on 30 Apr 1910; Page 47B; Image 20 of 28;
Family #184/185.
Listed as Maggie Akers; age 14; born in VA; single; in household of father, James M. Akers.


General Wade Akers

1. Fayette Co, WV; Marriage Registry; Vol #__(1884); Page 52; WV Archives Web Site.
G.W. Akers; age 26; born in Floyd Co, VA; single; farmer; living in Fayette Co, WV; son
of Wyatt and Julia; married on 7 Aug 1884 in Fayette Co, WV; Ellen Arthur; age 16; born
and living in Fayette Co, WV; daughter of Stephen and Rachel.
2. 1900 Census, Fayette Co, WV; Fayetteville District; taken on 27 Jun 1900; Page 50A;
Image 67 of 97; Family #564/570.
Listed as George M. Akers; age 41; born in VA in Aug 1858; married 16 yrs; farmer;
head of household.
3. 1910 Census, Fayette Co, WV; Fayetteville District; Dempsey Precinct; taken on 19 May 1910;
Page 92B; Image 42 of 49; Family #357/362.
Listed as Genera W. Akers; age 53; born in VA; married once for 22 yrs; farmer; head of
household.
4. 1920 Census, Fayette Co, WV; Fayetteville District; Dempsey Precinct; Cook Creek Road;
taken on 12 Jan 1920; Page 23B; Image 8 of 16; Family #79/81.
Listed as Wade G. Akers; age 63; born in VA; married; farmer; head of household.


Mary Ellen Arthur

1. Fayette Co, WV; Marriage Registry; Vol #__(1884); Page 52; WV Archives Web Site.
G.W. Akers; age 26; born in Floyd Co, VA; single; farmer; living in Fayette Co, WV; son
of Wyatt and Julia; married on 7 Aug 1884 in Fayette Co, WV; Ellen Arthur; age 16; born
and living in Fayette Co, WV; daughter of Stephen and Rachel.
2. 1900 Census, Fayette Co, WV; Fayetteville District; taken on 27 Jun 1900; Page 50A;
Image 67 of 97; Family #564/570.
Listed as Ellen Akers; age 31; born in WV in Sep 1868; married 16 yrs; 7 children, 6 living;
in household of husband, General Wade Akers.
3. 1910 Census, Fayette Co, WV; Fayetteville District; Dempsey Precinct; taken on 19 May 1910;
Page 92B; Image 42 of 49; Family #357/362.
Listed as Ellen Akers; age 40; born in WV; married once for 22 yrs; 11 children, 10 living;
in household of husband, General Wade Akers.
4. 1920 Census, Fayette Co, WV; Fayetteville District; Dempsey Precinct; Cook Creek Road;
taken on 12 Jan 1920; Page 23B; Image 8 of 16; Family #79/81.
Listed as Mary E. Akers; age 50; born in WV; married; in household of husband, General
W. Akers.


Roland Akers

1. 1900 Census, Fayette Co, WV; Fayetteville District; taken on 27 Jun 1900; Page 50A;
Image 67 of 97; Family #564/570.
Listed as Roland Akers; age 14; born in WV in Feb 1886; in household of father,
General Wade Akers.


Edward Akers

1. 1900 Census, Fayette Co, WV; Fayetteville District; taken on 27 Jun 1900; Page 50A;
Image 67 of 97; Family #564/570.
Listed as Edward Akers; age 11; born in WV in May 1889; in household of father,
General Wade Akers.


Lonzie E. Akers

1. 1900 Census, Fayette Co, WV; Fayetteville District; taken on 27 Jun 1900; Page 50A;
Image 67 of 97; Family #564/570.
Listed as Alonzo Akers; age 9; born in WV in Mar 1891; in household of father,
General Wade Akers.
2. 1910 Census, Fayette Co, WV; Fayetteville District; Dempsey Precinct; taken on 19 May 1910;
Page 92B; Image 42 of 49; Family #357/362.
Listed as Lonzie E. Akers; age 19; born in WV in household of father, General Wade Akers.


Ken Akers

1. 1900 Census, Fayette Co, WV; Fayetteville District; taken on 27 Jun 1900; Page 50A;
Image 67 of 97; Family #564/570.
Listed as Ken Akers; age 5; born in WV in May 1895; in household of father,
General Wade Akers.
2. 1910 Census, Fayette Co, WV; Fayetteville District; Dempsey Precinct; taken on 19 May 1910;
Page 92B; Image 42 of 49; Family #357/362.
Listed as Ken Akers; age 14; born in WV in household of father, General Wade Akers.


Giles Homer Akers

1. 1900 Census, Fayette Co, WV; Fayetteville District; taken on 27 Jun 1900; Page 50A;
Image 67 of 97; Family #564/570.
Listed as Giles Akers; age 2; born in WV in Oct 1897; in household of father,
General Wade Akers.
2. 1910 Census, Fayette Co, WV; Fayetteville District; Dempsey Precinct; taken on 19 May 1910;
Page 92B; Image 42 of 49; Family #357/362.
Listed as Giles Akers; age 12; born in WV in household of father, General Wade Akers.
3. Fayette Co, WV Death Certificate #'59 010473; WV Archives Web Site.
Giles Homer Akers; age 61 yrs, 8 mons, 15 days; born 3 Nov 1897 in Fayette Co, WV; married;
farmer; living at Rt 2, Fayettevile, WV; son of Wade and Mary Ellen (Arthur) Akers; died 18 Jul
at his home; from gunshot wound to chest; shot during attempt of state police to arrest him;
buried 22 Jul 1959 in Carter Cemetery, Demspey, WV; informant, Elsie Mae Akers; Fayetteville, WV.


Tyree J. Akers

1. 1900 Census, Fayette Co, WV; Fayetteville District; taken on 27 Jun 1900; Page 50A;
Image 67 of 97; Family #564/570.
Listed as Tyree Akers; age 7 mons; born in WV in Oct 1899; in household of father,
General Wade Akers.
2. 1910 Census, Fayette Co, WV; Fayetteville District; Dempsey Precinct; taken on 19 May 1910;
Page 92B; Image 42 of 49; Family #357/362.
Listed as Tyree Akers; age 9; born in WV in household of father, General Wade Akers.
3. 1920 Census, Fayette Co, WV; Fayetteville District; Dempsey Precinct; Cook Creek Road;
taken on 12 Jan 1920; Page 23B; Image 8 of 16; Family #79/81.
Listed as Tyree J. Akers; age 20; born in WV; single; laborer in coal mine; in household of
father, General W. Akers.


Herman J. Akers

1. 1910 Census, Fayette Co, WV; Fayetteville District; Dempsey Precinct; taken on 19 May 1910;
Page 93A; Image 43 of 49; Family #357/362.
Listed as Herman Akers; age 8; born in WV in household of father, General Wade Akers.
2. 1920 Census, Fayette Co, WV; Fayetteville District; Dempsey Precinct; Cook Creek Road;
taken on 12 Jan 1920; Page 23B; Image 8 of 16; Family #79/81.
Listed as Herman J. Akers; age 18; born in WV; single; in household of father, General W. Akers.


Donza Esther E. Akers

1. 1910 Census, Fayette Co, WV; Fayetteville District; Dempsey Precinct; taken on 19 May 1910;
Page 93A; Image 43 of 49; Family #357/362.
Listed as Donzie Akers; age 5; born in WV in household of father, General Wade Akers.
2. 1920 Census, Fayette Co, WV; Fayetteville District; Dempsey Precinct; Cook Creek Road;
taken on 12 Jan 1920; Page 23B; Image 8 of 16; Family #79/81.
Listed as Doza E. Akers; age 16; born in WV; in household of father, General W. Akers.


Leona Akers

1. 1910 Census, Fayette Co, WV; Fayetteville District; Dempsey Precinct; taken on 19 May 1910;
Page 93A; Image 43 of 49; Family #357/362.
Listed as Leona Akers; age 3; born in WV in household of father, General Wade Akers.


William P. Akers

1. 1910 Census, Fayette Co, WV; Fayetteville District; Dempsey Precinct; taken on 19 May 1910;
Page 93A; Image 43 of 49; Family #357/362.
Listed as William Akers; age 10 mons; born in WV in household of father, General Wade Akers.
2. 1920 Census, Fayette Co, WV; Fayetteville District; Dempsey Precinct; Cook Creek Road;
taken on 12 Jan 1920; Page 23B; Image 8 of 16; Family #79/81.
Listed as Willie P. Akers; age 10; born in WV; in household of father, General W. Akers.


Bedo Lee Akers

1. 1920 Census, Fayette Co, WV; Fayetteville District; Dempsey Precinct; Cook Creek Road;
taken on 12 Jan 1920; Page 23B; Image 8 of 16; Family #79/81.
Listed as Vada S. Akers; age 18; born in WV; in household of father, General W. Akers.


Jedia S. Akers

1. 1920 Census, Fayette Co, WV; Fayetteville District; Dempsey Precinct; Cook Creek Road;
taken on 12 Jan 1920; Page 23B; Image 8 of 16; Family #79/81.
Listed as Jedie S. Akers; age 18; born in WV; single; daughter (sic, son); in household of
father, General W. Akers.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #3536; WV Archives Web Site via LDS Web Site.
J.S. Akers; age 28; born 1900 (sic, 1903) in Fayette Co, WV; married; husband of Beulah Smith; living
at Roderfield, WV; motor helper in coal mine; Fall River Coal Co; son of Wade and Ellen (Arthur) Akers;
died 28 Mar 1928 at Roderfield, WV; crushing injury and fracture of right femur; traumatic shock; buried
11 Mar 1928 at Roderfield, WV; informant, Mrs. Heilderbrand, Fayette Co, WV.
3. FindAGave.com Web Site; Iaeger memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 21 Dec 2013.
J.S. Akers; born 25 May 1903; died 28 Mar 1928; buried here; headstone shown; "Not My Will, Thine
Be Done".


Beulah Smith

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1929); Page 89; WV Archives Web Site.
N.M. Bledsoe; age 32; bore in Scott Co, VA; divorced; miner; living at Roderfield, WV;
son of Martin and Mary; married on 28 Nov 1929 at Fall River, WV; Beulah Akers; age
19; born in TN; widow; daughter of H. and Minnie.
2. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; taken on 25 Apr 1930; Page
219B; Image 54 of 75; Family #474/491.
Listed as Bula Bledsoe; age 20; born in TN married at 20; in household of husband,
Nerist M. Bledsoe.


Nerist M. Bledsoe

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1929); Page 89; WV Archives Web Site.
N.M. Bledsoe; age 32; born in Scott Co, VA; divorced; miner; living at Roderfield, WV;
son of Martin and mary; married on 28 Nov 1929 at Fall River, WV; Beulah Akers; age
19; born in TN; widow; daughter of H. and Minnie.
2. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; taken on 25 Apr 1930; Page
219B; Image 54 of 75; Family #474/491.
Listed as Nerce Bledsoe; age 32; born in VA; married at 32; machine man in coal mine;
head of household.


Beulah Smith

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1929); Page 89; WV Archives Web Site.
N.M. Bledsoe; age 32; bore in Scott Co, VA; divorced; miner; living at Roderfield, WV;
son of Martin and Mary; married on 28 Nov 1929 at Fall River, WV; Beulah Akers; age
19; born in TN; widow; daughter of H. and Minnie.
2. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; taken on 25 Apr 1930; Page
219B; Image 54 of 75; Family #474/491.
Listed as Bula Bledsoe; age 20; born in TN married at 20; in household of husband,
Nerist M. Bledsoe.