Selected Families and Individuals

Notes


Jess Cox

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Hemphill; E.D. 24-39; taken on 14 May 1940;
Page 771A; Image 12 of 31; Household #91.
Listed as Jess Cox; age 43; born in VA; married; 7th grade education; lived in same house on 1 Apr
1935; coal miner; head of household.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #16414; WV Archives Web Site.
Jess Cox; age 52 yrs, 1 mon, 18 days; born 22 Sep 1897 in Bristol, TN; married; husband of Emma
Arnold Cox, age 51; company man in coal mine; served in WW I; SS#236-05-0817; son of William C.
and Katherine (Sharrett) Cox; died 10 Nov 1948 in Grace Hospital, Welch, WV; due to Hodgkins disease;
buried 13 Nov 1948 in Iaeger Memorial, Roderfield, WV.
3. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Wall; 24 Jun 2014.
Jess Cox; born 22 Sep 1896 (death certificate sates 1897); died 10 Nov 1948; buried here; headston
photo shown; "HE IS JUST AWAY".


Emma Francis Arnold

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Hemphill; E.D. 24-39; taken on 14 May 1940;
Page 771A; Image 12 of 31; Household #91.
Listed as Emma Cox; age 43; born in VA; married; 8th grade education; lived in same house on 1 Apr
1935; in household of husband, Jess Cox.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #'65 008656; WV Archives Web Site via LDS Web Site.
Emma Francis Cox; age 68; born 6 Dec 1897 in Washington Co, VA; widow; living at Roderfield, WV;
daughter of G.T. and Eliza (Campbell) Arnold; died 1 Jun 1965 in Grace Hospital, McDowell Co, WV;
due to rheumatic heart disease with aortic insufficiency and myocardial failure; buried 3 Jun 1965 in
Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, WV.
3. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
Kenneth Bowen; 31 Jul 2012; headstone photo added by B. Walls.
Emma Frances Arnold Cox; born 6 Dec 1896; died 1 Jun 1965; buried here; headston photo shown;
"SHE IS JUST AWAY".


George Washington Artis

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1918); Page 225; WV Archives Web Site.
George Artis; age 25; born in Carter Co, KY; single; miner; living at Roderfield, WV; son of
G. Lige and Mary Artis; married on 24 Apr 1918 at Welch, WV; Annie Collins; age 17; born
in Bell Co, TN; singe; daughter of L. and Lula Collins.
2. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Kimball; taken on 17 Apr 1930;
Page 172A; Image 43 of 57; Family #350/358.
Listed as George Artis; age 36; born in KY; married at 24; coal miner; head of household.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #10526; WV Archives Web Site.
George Washington Artis; age 44 yr, 27 days; born 29 May 1893 in Carter Co, KY; married;
husband of Annie Collins; coal miner; hasn't been able to work in 5 yrs; living at War, WV;
son of Elijah and Mary (Proffitt) Artis; died 25 Jun 1937 at War, WV; from pulmonary phthisis;
buried 27 Jun 1937 at Roderfield, WV; informant, Willard Hardy, Squire, WV.
4. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, WV; submitted by _____.
(NO MEMORIAL POSTED)


Annie Lee Collins

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1918); Page 225; WV Archives Web Site.
George Artis; age 25; born in Carter Co, KY; single; miner; living at Roderfield, WV; son of
G. Lige and Mary Artis; married on 24 Apr 1918 at Welch, WV; Annie Collins; age 17; born
in Bell Co, TN; singe; daughter of L. and Lula Collins.
2, 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Kimball; taken on 17 Apr 1930;
Page 172A; Image 43 of 57; Family #350/358.
Listed as Annie Artis; age 29; born in TN; married at 17; in household of husband, George
Artis.
3. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, WV; submitted by B. Walls;
25 Dec 2013.
Annie Lee Artis; born 28 Sep 1901; died 2 Dec 1976; buried here; headstone photo shown;
" ALWAYS IN OUR HEARTS"


Robert Artis

1, 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Kimball; taken on 17 Apr 1930;
Page 172A; Image 43 of 57; Family #350/358.
Listed as Robert Artis; age 2; born in WV; in household of father, George Artis.


Harold Holbrook

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1944); Page 390; WV Archives Web Site.
Harold Holbrook; age 23; born at Hemphill, WV; single; living at Davy, WV; married on
31 Jul 1944 at Davy, WV; Virginia Artis; age 19; born at Roderfield, WV; single; living at
Davy, WV; with consent of Annie Artis, mother of Annie Artis.


Virginia Artis

1, 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Kimball; taken on 17 Apr 1930;
Page 172A; Image 43 of 57; Family #350/358.
Listed as Virginia Artis; age 4; born in WV; in household of father, George Artis.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1944); Page 390; WV Archives Web Site.
Harold Holbrook; age 23; born at Hemphill, WV; single; living at Davy, WV; married on
31 Jul 1944 at Davy, WV; Virginia Artis; age 19; born at Roderfield, WV; single; living at
Davy, WV; with consent of Annie Artis, mother of Annie Artis.


Elijah Artis

1. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #8832; WV Archives Web Site.
Elijah Artis; age 67 yrs, 10 mons, 4 days; born 25 Aug 1851 in KY; married;
husband of Mary Proffitt; miner; son of unknown parents; died 29 Jun 1929 at
Newhall, WV; from chronic nephritis; arteroschloris and myocardial deecompensation;
buried 30 Jun 1929 at Roderfield, WV; informant, George Artis.


Mary Proffitt

1. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #15569; WV Archives Web Site.
Mary Artis; age 80 ys, 12 days; born 2 Dec 1863 in Carter Co, KY; widow; living at
Newhall, WV; daughter of Henry and unknown mother Proffitt; died 14 Dec 1943 in
Stevens Clinic, Welch, WV; from arterioschlerotis heart disease with adenoma thyroid
gland and prolapse of uterus; buried 16 Dec 1943 in Iaeger Memorial, Roderfield, WV;
informant, Ersel B. Artis, Newhall, WV.


Thomas Reesen Artis

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1915); Page 289; WV Archives Web Site.
Thomas R. Artis; age 22; born in Boyd Co, KY; single; miner; living at Roderfield, WV; son of Elijah
and Mary; married on 14 Dec 1915 at Premier, WV; Caroline Pennington; age 18; born in McDowell
Co, WV; single; daughter of T.J. and M.M.
2. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Premier; taken on 31 Jan/1 Feb 1920; Page
197B; Image 6 of 16; Family #56/56.
Listed as Thomas Artis; age 23; born in KY; married; laborer in coal mine; head of household.
3. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Premier; taken on 7 Apr 1930; Page 234A;
Image 7 of 35; Family #50/50.
Listed as Thomas R. Artis; age 35; born in KY; married at 21; coal miner; head of household.
4. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #'58 016497; WV Archives Web Site.
Thomas Reesen Artis; age 63; born 23 Feb 1895 at Roderfield, WV (sic, Boyd Co, KY); marred living
at Cucumber, WV; son of Eliga and Caroline (Pennington) Artis; died 19 Dec 1958 in Stevens Clinic,
Welch, WV; from far advanced silicosis; buried 22 Dec 1958 in Iaeger Memorial, Roderfield, WV;
informant, Fulton G. Artis, Amonata, VA.
5. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 21 Jul 2014.
Thomas R. Artis; born 23 Feb 1895 in Boyd Co, KY; died 19 Dec 1958; buried here; headstone shown.


Caroline Lou Pennington

1. 1900 Census, Mercer Co, WV; Rock District; taken 23 Jun 1900; Page 199A; Image 19 of 54;
Family #243/245.
Listed as Chde C. Pennington; age 2; born in Oct 1897 in WV; in household of father,
Thomas J. Pennington.
2. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; taken 3 May 1910; Page 207B; Image 28
of 33; Family #432/463.
Listed as Carlin Pennington; age 12; born in WV; in household of father, Thomas J. Pennington.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1915); Page 289; WV Archives Web Site.
Thomas R. Artis; age 22; born in Boyd Co, KY; single; miner; living at Roderfield, WV; son of Elijah
and Mary; married on 14 Dec 1915 at Premier, WV; Caroline Pennington; age 18; born in McDowell
Co, WV; single; daughter of T.J. and M.M.
4. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Premier; taken on 31 Jan/1 Feb 1920; Page
197B; Image 6 of 16; Family #56/56.
Listed as Caroline Artis; age 20; born in WV; married; in household of husband, Thomas R. Artis.
5. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Premier; taken on 7 Apr 1930; Page 234A;
Image 7 of 35; Family #50/50.
Listed as Carlen C. Artis; age 30; born in WV; married at 15; in household of husband, Thomas R. Artis.
6. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 21 Jul 2014.
Caroline Pennington Artis; born 31 Oct 1898; died 9 Feb 1975; buried here; headstone shown;
"Your Loving Daughters Cordie and Nanola".


Baby Boy Artis

1. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #6212; WV Archives Web Site.
Male infant; born and died 28 May 1925 at premier, WV; due to prematurity; parents, Tom and
Caroline (Pennington) Artis; buried 28 May, 1925 at Premier, WV.


Edgar Cromwell "Pete" Goss

1. Raleigh Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1940); Page 470; WV Archives Web Site.
Edgar Cromwell Goss; age 26; born 1 Nov 1914 at Marey, WV; living at Beckley, WV; son of Jack
and Delia Goss; was issued a license to marry on 2 Oct 1940 in Raleigh Co, WV; no return by minister;
Helen Gearldine Artis; age 18; born 24 Nov 1922 at Premier, WV; living at Beckley, WV; daughter of
Thomas and Carolyn Artis.


Helen Gerleen Artis

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Premier; taken on 7 Apr 1930; Page 234A;
Image 7 of 35; Family #50/50.
Listed as Helen G. Artis; age 8; born in WV; in household of father, Thomas R. Artis.
2. Raleigh Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1940); Page 470; WV Archives Web Site.
Edgar Cromwell Goss; age 26; born 1 Nov 1914 at Marey, WV; living at Beckley, WV; son of Jack
and Delia Goss; was issued a license to marry on 2 Oct 1940 in Raleigh Co, WV; no return by minister;
Helen Gearldine Artis; age 18; born 24 Nov 1922 at Premier, WV; living at Beckley, WV; daughter of
Thomas and Carolyn Artis.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #10637; WV Archives Web Site.
Helen Gerleen Goss; age 25 yrs, 9 mons, 10 days; born 24 Sep 1933 at Premier, WV; married; wife
of Pete Goss, age 31; living at Cucumber, WV; daughter of Thomas reason and Carolon (Pennington)
Artis; died 4 Jul 1948 at Vucumber, WV; from a gunshot wound to right temple one inch in hairline
paralell with top of head; buried 6 Jul 1948 in Iaeger Memorial, Roderfield, WV; informant, Earnest
Artis, Cucumber, WV.
4. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 21 Jul 2014.
Helen Jairleen Artis; born 24 Sep 1922; died 4 Jul 1948; buried here; headstone shown; "Gone But
Not Forgotten"


Stonewall Jackson Barber

1. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Welch; taken on 28 Jan 1920; Page 123A;
Family #246/305.
Listed as Stonewall Barber; age 5; born in WV; in household of father, Henry P. Barbour.
2. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Lake Superior; taken on 24 Apr 1930;
Page 191B; Family #630/685.
Listed as Stone Barber; age 16; born in WV; in household of father, Henry P. Barbour.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1937); Page 268; WV Archives Web Site.
Stone Barber; born on 14 Oct 1914 on Tom's Mtn, Welch, WV; living at Welch, WV; son of Paris and
Maggie; married on 2 Oct 1937 at Welch, WV; Codie Artis; born on 11 Aug 1916 at Premier, WV;
living at Welch, WV; daughter of Tom and Carlin.
4. McDowell Co, WV Death Certificate #5013; WV Archives Web Site.
Stonewall "Stone" Jackson Barber; age 39; born in 1914 in McDowell Co, WV; married; coal miner;
son of Paris and Maggie (Blankenship) Barber; died on 15 Apr 1953 at Amanate, McDowell Co, WV
(sic, Buchanan Co, VA) from a slate fall in mine; instant death; buried on 19 Apr 1953 in Iaeger
Memorial Cemetery; informant, Thomas R. Artis.
5. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted
by B. Walls; 21 Jul 2014.
Stonewall Jackson Barber; born 14 Oct 1915; died 15 Apr 1953; buried here; headstone photo
shown; "GONE BUT NOT FORGOTTEN".


Cordie Magdalene Artis

1. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Premier; taken on 31 Jan/1 Feb 1920; Page
197B; Image 6 of 16; Family #56/56.
Listed as Cordie Artis; age 3 yrs, 0 mons; born in WV; in household of father, Thomas R. Artis.
2. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Premier; taken on 7 Apr 1930; Page 234A;
Image 7 of 35; Family #50/50.
Listed as Cordie Artis; age 13; born in WV; in household of father, Thomas R. Artis.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1937); Page 268; WV Archives Web Site.
Stone Barber; born on 14 Oct 1914 on Tom's Mtn, Welch, WV; living at Welch, WV; son of Paris and
Maggie; married on 2 Oct 1937 at Welch, WV; Codie Artis; born on 11 Aug 1916 at Premier, WV;
living at Welch, WV; daughter of Tom and Carlin.