McDowell and Wyoming Co WV Families and Individuals

Notes


William Emmett Akers

1. U.S., World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Emet Akers
[Emit Akers]
Race: Caucasian (White)
Marital Status: Married
Birth Date: 15 Jul 1894
Birth Place: Virginia
Residence Place: McDowell, West Virginia, USA
Physical Build: Stout
Height: Tall
Hair Description: Not Bald
Hair Color: light
Eye Color: Blue"
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marrieage Records; Vol #__(1919); Page 392; WV Archives Web Site.
Emmett Akers; age 25; born in Wythe Co, VA; divorced; fireman; living atMaitland, WV; son of
Charley and Laura; married on 5 Jul 1919 at Maitland, WV; Pearl Ward; age 35; born in Wythe
Co, VA; daughter of Steve and Lindy Walls.
3. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; taken on 11 Apr 1930; Page 104B;
Image 32 of 62; Family #326/320.
Listed as Emmett Akers; age 34; born in VA; married at 23; plumber for coal company;
head of household.
4. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate # '60 003940; WV Archives Web Site.
William Emmitt Akers; age 65; born 15 Jul 1894 at Cripple Creek, VA; married; living at Maitland,
WV; retired coal miner; SS#233-09-9720; son of Charlie and unknown mother Akers; died 10 Feb
1960 in Stevens Clinic, Welch, WV; from a myocardial infarction; buried 12 Feb 1960 in Iaeger
Memorial , Roderfield, WV; informant, Eldridge R. Akers, Beard Fork, WV.
5. FindaGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell
Co, WV; submitted by B. Walls; 31 Jul 2014
William E. Akers; born in 1894; died in 1960; buried here; headstone shown.


Pearl Elizabeth Wall

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marrieage Records; Vol #__(1919); Page 392; WV Archives Web Site.
Emmett Akers; age 25; born in Wythe Co, VA; divorced; fireman; living at Maitland, WV; son of
Charley and Laura; married on 5 Jul 1919 at Maitland, WV; Pearl Ward; age 35; born in Wythe
Co, VA; daughter of Steve and Lindy Walls.
2. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; taken on 11 Apr 1930; Page 104B;
Image 32 of 62; Family #326/320.
Listed as Pearl Akers; age 48; born in VA; married at 37; in household of husband, Emmett Akers.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate # '70 002147; WV Archives Web Site via LDS Web Site.
Pearl Akers; age 88; born 22 Jn 1881 in VA; widow; living at Welch, WV; daughter of Steve and
Malinda (Sturgill) Wall; died 14 Jan 1970 in the Welch Emergency Hospital, Welch, WV; from
uremia and senility; buried 17 Jan 1970 in Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, WV; informant,
Joe Ward, Welch, WV.
4. FindaGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell
Co, WV; submitted by B. Walls; 31 Jul 2014
Pearl E. Akers; born 22 Jan 1891(sic, 1881); died 14 Jan 1970; buried here; headstone shown; 'In God's Care".


Pearl Elizabeth Wall

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marrieage Records; Vol #__(1919); Page 392; WV Archives Web Site.
Emmett Akers; age 25; born in Wythe Co, VA; divorced; fireman; living at Maitland, WV; son of
Charley and Laura; married on 5 Jul 1919 at Maitland, WV; Pearl Ward; age 35; born in Wythe
Co, VA; daughter of Steve and Lindy Walls.
2. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; taken on 11 Apr 1930; Page 104B;
Image 32 of 62; Family #326/320.
Listed as Pearl Akers; age 48; born in VA; married at 37; in household of husband, Emmett Akers.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate # '70 002147; WV Archives Web Site via LDS Web Site.
Pearl Akers; age 88; born 22 Jn 1881 in VA; widow; living at Welch, WV; daughter of Steve and
Malinda (Sturgill) Wall; died 14 Jan 1970 in the Welch Emergency Hospital, Welch, WV; from
uremia and senility; buried 17 Jan 1970 in Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, WV; informant,
Joe Ward, Welch, WV.
4. FindaGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell
Co, WV; submitted by B. Walls; 31 Jul 2014
Pearl E. Akers; born 22 Jan 1891(sic, 1881); died 14 Jan 1970; buried here; headstone shown; 'In God's Care".


Joe Ward

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; taken on 11 Apr 1930; Page 104B;
Image 32 of 62; Family #326/320.
Listed as Joe Ward; age 26; born in VA; single; hoistman for coal company; in household of
step-father, Emmett Akers.


Clyde Ward

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; taken on 11 Apr 1930; Page 104B;
Image 32 of 62; Family #326/320.
Listed as Clyde Ward; age 16; born in WV; in household of step-father, Emmett Akers.


Eldridge R. Ward

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; taken on 11 Apr 1930; Page 104B;
Image 32 of 62; Family #326/320.
Listed as Eldrege Ward; age 10; born in WV; in household of step-father, Emmett Akers.


John E. Albany

1. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate # '11382; WV Archives Web Site.
John Albany; age 55 yrs, 5 mons, 20 days; born 4 Apr 1878; at Wolf Store, VA; married;
husband of Mary Collins; tippleman in coal mine; living at Supeior, WV; son of unknown
father and Mary Albany; died 24 Sep 1933 in Grace Hospital, Welch, WV; from shock;
laceration and crushing injury to left thorax; bucket carrying coal struck patient; buried;
26 Sep 1933 at Roderfield, WV; informant, Dewey Albany, Bluefield, WV.
2. FindaGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell
Co, WV; submitted by B. Walls; 14 Dec 2013
John E. Albany; born 2 Apr 1878; died 24 Sep 1933; buried here; double headstone and
military headston shown; "Co D., 30th Reg"; "Link is Broken".


Mary Jane Collins

1. 1880 Census, Smyth Co, VA; Rich Valley District; taken on 15 Jun 1880; Page 94B; Image 38 of 55;
336/361.
Listed as Mary Collins; age 6; born in VA; in household of father, Nathaniel Collins.
2. 1900 Census, Smyth Co, VA; Rich Valley District; Saltville; taken on 15 Jun 1900; Page 104A; Image
44 of 51; Family #342/351.
Listed as Mary Collins; age 23; born in Apr 1876 in VA; single; in household of mother Ella (Cardwell)
Collins.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate # 12047; WV Archives Web Site.
Mary Jane Albany; age 56 yrs, 5 mons, 4 days; born 4 Apr 1978 at Saltville, VA; widow; housekeeper;
living at Superior, WV; daughter of Nathaniel and Ella (Cardwell) Collins; Died 8 Sep 1934 at Superior,
WV; from a cerebral hemorrhage; buried 10 Sep 1934 at Roderfield, WV; informant, Dewey Albany,
Superior, WV.
4. FindaGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell
Co, WV; submitted by B. Walls; 14 Dec 2013
Mary J. Albany; born 4 Aug 1878; died 8 Sep 1934; buried here; double headstone shown; "United
In Heaven".


Leslie Franklin Albany

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1931); Page 198; WV Archives Web Site.
Leslie Albany; age 22; born in Smyth Co, VA; single; storage man; living at Premier, WV;
son of John and Mary; married on 24 Jul 1931 at Welch, WV: Jessie Staley; age 21; born in
McDowell Co, WV; single; living at Premier, WV; daughter of Edd and Ann.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate # 18614; WV Archives Web Site.
Leslie Franklin Albany; age 28 yrs, 11 mons, 18 days; born 28 Feb 1908 at Saltville, VA;
married; husband of Jessie Staley; storage man for Don, Co; living at Welch, WV; son of
John and Mary (Collins) Albany; died 18 Dec 1936 at Welch, WV; from influenza and pneumonia;
buried 20 Dec 1936 in Roderfield Cemetery; informant, Mrs. Vance Spangler, Welch, WV.
3. FindaGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell
Co, WV; submitted by B. Walls; 14 Dec 2013
Leslie F. Albany; born in 1907; died in 1936; buried here; grave marker shown.


Jessie Florine Staley

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1931); Page 198; WV Archives Web Site.
Leslie Albany; age 22; born in Smyth Co, VA; single; storage man; living at Premier, WV;
son of John and Mary; married on 24 Jul 1931 at Welch, WV: Jessie Staley; age 21; born in
McDowell Co, WV; single; living at Premier, WV; daughter of Edd and Ann.
2. Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Jessie Florine Staley Albany
Gender: Female
Race: White
Age: 23
Birth Date: abt 1914
Marriage Registration Place: Pittsylvania, Virginia, USA
Marriage Date: 21 Sep 1937
Marriage Place: Chatham, Virginia, USA
Father: Edward Albany
Mother: Emma Holland Staley
Spouse: William Nathaniel Blanks"
3. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Jessie Staley Albany
[Jessie Staley Blanks]
[Jessie Blanks]
[Jessie Staley Staley]
Gender: Female
Race: White
Birth Date: 1 Jan 1914
Birth Place: Premier, West Virginia
[Premier Mcdo??, West Virginia]
Death Date: 25 Dec 1987
Father: Edward Staley
Mother: Emma E Holland
SSN: 233123591
Death Certificate Number: 051540
Notes: Apr 1937: Name listed as JESSIE STALEY ALBANY;
Dec 1939: Name listed as JESSIE STALEY BLANKS;
22 May 1998: Name listed as JESSIE S BLANKS"


James Henry Albright Sr

1. Russell Co, VA; WW I Draft Registration Card #2586; 12 Sep 1918; LDS Web Site.
James Henry Albright; age 34; born 20 Jul 1884; living at Wilder, Russell Co, VA;
coal loader for Clichfield Coal Co, Wilder, VA; nearest relative, Cora Albright, Wilder,
VA; medium height with stout build; light gray eyes and light brown hair.
(Birth date conflicts with death certificate and grave maker. Used 20th of Jul since
he gave this twice when registering for draft)
2. 1920 Census, Russell Co, VA; Castlewood District; taken on 13 Jan 1920; Page
67B; Image 12 of 45; Family #76/113.
Listed as Henry Albright; age 35; born in TN; married; coal miner; head of household.
3. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; Ream; taken on 21 Apr 1930; Page 61A;
Image 32 of 45; 337/307.
Listed as Henry Albright; age 44; born in TN; widowed; married at 29; coal miner; head
of household.
4. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; Ream; E.D. 24-5; taken on 23 Apr 1940;
Page 96B; Image 38 of 70; Household #277.
listed as Henry Albright; age 53; born in TN; widowed; 4th grade education; lived in same
place on 1 Apr 1935; coal miner; head of household.
5. McDowell Co, WV; WW II Draft Registration Card #U-486; 27 Apr 1942; LDS Web Site.
Henry Albright; age 56; born 20 Jul 1886 in Knoxville, TN; living at Gary No 6, WV; employed
by US Coal and Coke Co, Gary, WV; person who will always know his address, Edith Albright,
Gary, WV; 5'11" tall; 180 lbs; gray eyes; brown hair; light complexion
6. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #'57 009075; WV Archives Web Site.
Henry James Albright; age 70; born 14 Jul 1886 in Knoxville, TN; widowed;
retired miner; living at Ream, WV; son of unknown parents; died 12 Jul 1957
at Ream, WV; from a coronary thrombosis; buried 15 Jul 1957 in Iaeger Memorial,
Roderfield, WV; informant, Cecil Albright, Welch, WV.
5. FindaGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell
Co, WV; submitted by B. Walls; 31 Jul 2014.
Henry Albright; born 14 Jul 1886; died 13 Jul 1957; buried here; grave marker shown.


Cora Belle Meade

1. 1920 Census, Russell Co, VA; Castlewood District; taken on 13 Jan 1920; Page
67B; Image 12 of 45; Family #76/113.
Listed as Cora Albright; age 27; born in VA; married; in household of husband,
James H. Albright..
2. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #1020; WV Archives Web Site.
Cora Belle Albright; age 35 yrs, 5 mons, 21 days; born 15 Jul 1895 in Scott Co, VA;
married; wife of Henry Albright; daughter of Jasper M. and Sarah E. (Vickers) Meade;
died 6 Jan 1929; from labor pneumonia; 5 days following child birth; buried in Scott
Co, VA; informant, Thomas F. Meade.


Edith Arizona Albright

1. 1920 Census, Russell Co, VA; Castlewood District; taken on 13 Jan 1920; Page
68A; Image 13 of 45; Family #76/113.
Listed as Edith Albright; age 4; born in VA; in household of father, James H. Albright.
2. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; Ream; taken on 21 Apr 1930; Page 61A;
Image 32 of 45; 337/307.
Listed as Edith Albright; age 14; born in VA; in household of father, James H. Albright.
3. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; Ream; E.D. 24-5; taken on 23 Apr 1940;
Page 96B; Image 38 of 70; Household #277.
Listed as Edith Albright; age 23; born in VA; single; 5th grade education; lived in same
place on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, James H. Albright.
4. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #4692; WV Archives Web Site.
Edith Arizona Albright; age 34; born 23 Dec 1915 in Russell Co, VA; single;;
living at Gary, WV; daughter of James Henry and Cora (Meade) Albright; died
5 Mar 1950 in Grace Hospital, Welch, WV; from cerebro spinal memingitis;
buried 8 Mar 1950 at Thorpe, WV.


James Albright

1. 1920 Census, Russell Co, VA; Castlewood District; taken on 13 Jan 1920; Page
68A; Image 13 of 45; Family #76/113.
Listed as James Albright; age 2 yrs, 0 mons; born in VA; in household of father,
James H. Albright.
2. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; Ream; taken on 21 Apr 1930; Page 61A;
Image 32 of 45; 337/307.
Listed as James Albright; age 11; born in VA; in household of father, James H. Albright.
3. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; Ream; E.D. 24-5; taken on 23 Apr 1940;
Page 96B; Image 38 of 70; Household #277.
Listed as James Albright; age 19; born in VA; single; 3 yrs HS education; lived in same
place on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, James H. Albright.


Cecil Albright

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; Ream; taken on 21 Apr 1930; Page 61A;
Image 32 of 45; 337/307.
Listed as Cecil Albright; age 9; born in VA; in household of father, James H. Albright.
2. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; Ream; E.D. 24-5; taken on 23 Apr 1940;
Page 96B; Image 38 of 70; Household #277.
Listed as Cecil Albright; age 18; born in VA; single; 8th grade education; lived in same
place on 1 Apr 1935; coal miner; in household of father, James H. Albright.


George Basil Albright

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; Ream; taken on 21 Apr 1930; Page 61B;
Image 33 of 45; 337/307.
Listed as George Albright; age 7; born in WV; in household of father, James H. Albright.
2. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: George Basil Albright
[George Albright]
Gender: Male
Race: White
Birth Date: 18 Jan 1923
Birth Place: Gary McDowel, West Virginia
Death Date: Apr 1980
Father: Henry Albright
Mother: Cora Meade
SSN: 234447999
Disability Status: Disability denied - no record of type.
Notes: Sep 1946: Name listed as GEORGE BASIL ALBRIGHT;
05 Jan 1988: Name listed as GEORGE ALBRIGHT"
3. Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: George Basil Albright
Gender: Male
Race: White
Death Age: 57
Birth Date: 18 Jan 1923
Death Date: 16 Apr 1980
Death Place: Hampton, Virginia, USA
Registration Date: 18 Apr 1980
Father: James Henry Albright
Mother: Cora Meade"
Landscapewr; never married; informant, Clarence V. Albright.
4. Find A Grave Index, 1600s-Current; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: George B Albright
Birth Date: 18 Jan 1923
Death Date: 16 Apr 1980
Cemetery: Culpeper National Cemetery
Burial or Cremation Place: Culpeper, Culpeper County, Virginia, United States of America
Has Bio?: Y
URL: https://www.findagrave.com/mem..."
USMC WW II


Junior Albright

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; Ream; taken on 21 Apr 1930; Page 61B;
Image 33 of 45; 337/307.
Listed as Junior Albright; age 5; born in WV; in household of father, James H. Albright.
2. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; Ream; E.D. 24-5; taken on 23 Apr 1940;
Page 96B; Image 38 of 70; Household #277.
Listed as Junior Albright; age 15; born in WV; 6th grade education; attending school;
lived in same place on 1 Apr 1935; coal miner; in household of father, James H. Albright.


Silvia Albright

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; Ream; taken on 21 Apr 1930; Page 61B;
Image 33 of 45; 337/307.
Listed as Silvia Albright; age 3 yrs, 10 mons; born in WV; in household of father, James H. Albright.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #9266; WV Archives Web Site.
Silvia Albright; age 6 yrs, 1 mon, 6 days; born 29 May 1926 at Gary, WV;
daughter of Henry and Cora (Meade) Albright; died 4 Jul 1932 at Gary, WV;
buried 5 Jul 1932 at Thorpe, WV; informant, Henry Albright.


Clarence Albright

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; Ream; taken on 21 Apr 1930; Page 61B;
Image 33 of 45; 337/307.
Listed as Clarence Albright; age 2 yrs, 5 mons; born in WV; in household of father, James H. Albright.


William Henry Aldrich

1. McDowell Co, WV; WW II Draft Registration Card #U_202; 27 Apr 1942; Ancestry.com Web Site.
William Henry Aldrich; age 51; born 19 Oct 1891 in Logan WV; living at Berwind, WV; employed by
New River and Pocahontas Coal and Coke Co, No 1 Mine, Berwind, WV; person who will always
know address, Mrs. Dottie Blankenship Aldrige; Berwind, WV; 5'9 1/2" tall; 162 lbs; gray eyes; gray
hair; ruddy complexion.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1948); Page 412; WV Archives Web Site.
William Henry Aldridge; age 57; born at Big Bluff, WV; widowed; living at Berwind, WV;
married on 18 Jun 1948 at Welch, WV; Ethel Smythers; age 56; born in TN; widow;
living at Berwind, WV.


Delilah Ethel Ford

1. Campbell Co, TN; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1911); Page 432; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Walter Smithers married on 27 Aug 1911 in Campbell Co, TN; Dellia Ford.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1948); Page 412; WV Archives Web Site.
William Henry Aldridge; age 57; born at Big Bluff, WV; widowed; living at Berwind, WV;
married on 18 Jun 1948 at Welch, WV; Ethel Smythers; age 56; born in TN; widow;
living at Berwind, WV.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #4648; WV Archives Web Site.
Mrs. Ethel W.M. Aldrich; age 59; born 1 Aug 1891 in Lafollette, TN; married; living at
Berwind, WV; daughter of ____Deford and unknown mother; died 25 Mar 1951 in Grace
Hospital, Welch, WV; from old hyperthyroidism; cardiac failure; duricular liblillation and large
saddle embolus to aortic bifuncation; buried 27 Mar 1951 in Iaeger Memorial.
4. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV;
submitted by B. Walls; 21 Dec 2013.
Ethel Smithers Aldrich; born 1 Aug 1891; died 25 Mar 1951; buried here; headstone shown;


Jerry Walter Smithers

1. Campbell Co, TN; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1911); Page 432; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Walter Smithers married on 27 Aug 1911 in Campbell Co, TN; Dellia Ford.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #12961; WV Archives Web Site.
J. Walter Smithers; age 60; born 18 Jun 1882 in TN; married; husband of Ethel Smithers;
age 51; coal miner; son of Reuben and Martha (Thompson) Smithers; died 15 Aug 1942
ar Litwar, WVof a cerebral hemorrhage; buried 18 Aug 1942 in Iaeger Memorial, Roderfield,
WV; informant, A.V. Smithers, Berwind, WV.


Delilah Ethel Ford

1. Campbell Co, TN; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1911); Page 432; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Walter Smithers married on 27 Aug 1911 in Campbell Co, TN; Dellia Ford.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1948); Page 412; WV Archives Web Site.
William Henry Aldridge; age 57; born at Big Bluff, WV; widowed; living at Berwind, WV;
married on 18 Jun 1948 at Welch, WV; Ethel Smythers; age 56; born in TN; widow;
living at Berwind, WV.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #4648; WV Archives Web Site.
Mrs. Ethel W.M. Aldrich; age 59; born 1 Aug 1891 in Lafollette, TN; married; living at
Berwind, WV; daughter of ____Deford and unknown mother; died 25 Mar 1951 in Grace
Hospital, Welch, WV; from old hyperthyroidism; cardiac failure; duricular liblillation and large
saddle embolus to aortic bifuncation; buried 27 Mar 1951 in Iaeger Memorial.
4. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV;
submitted by B. Walls; 21 Dec 2013.
Ethel Smithers Aldrich; born 1 Aug 1891; died 25 Mar 1951; buried here; headstone shown;