McDowell and Wyoming Co WV Families and Individuals

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Mary Magdalene Wampler

1. Logan Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1967); Page 415; WV Archives Web Site.
John Henry Baldwin; born 13 Mar 1913; age 54; born at Maitland, WV; never married (sic, married
first June Hale); living at Bluefield, WV; son of Guy and Martha (Johnson) Baldwin; married on 21 Oct
1967 at Switzer, WV; Mary Magdalene Hale; age 48; born 25 Sep 1919 at Wytheville, VA; divorced;
living at Man; daughter of John Henry and Lucy (Dotson) Wampler.


William M. Baldwin

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1920); Page 137; WV Archives Web Site.
William Baldwin; age 28; born in Tazewell Co, VA; single; miner; living at Twin Branch, WV;
son of George and Sallie; married on 6 Feb 1920 at Hemphill, WV; Lillie Mae Jacobs; age 18;
born in Carter Co, KY; single; daughter of Dock and Maggie; Maggie Jacobs, mother, provided
information.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #14855; WV Archives Web Site.
Will Baldwin or William Baldwin; age 55 yrs, 6 mons, 7 days; born 27 Apr 1890 at Cedar Bluff, VA;
mine foreman; SS# 235-07-3638; served in WW I; marred; husband of Lillie Mae Baldwin; son of
Blair and Sarah (Quickesed) Baldwin; died 3 Nov 1945 in rural Roderfield, WV; from crushing
injuries to head and chest in mine accident; buried 6 Nov 1945 in Iaeger Memorial, Roderfield, WV;
informant, W. D. Baldwin, Davy, WV.
3. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted
by Meredith Leischer; 22 Jun 2012; headstone photo by B. Walls.
William M. Baldwin; born 9 Apr 1890; died 3 Nov 1945; buried here; headstone photo and death
certificate shown.


Lillie Mae Jacobs

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1920); Page 137; WV Archives Web Site.
William Baldwin; age 28; born in Tazewell Co, VA; single; miner; living at Twin Branch, WV;
son of George and Sallie; married on 6 Feb 1920 at Hemphill, WV; Lillie Mae Jacobs; age 18;
born in Carter Co, KY; single; daughter of Dock and Maggie; Maggie Jacobs, mother, provided
information.
2. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted
by B. Walls; 11 Dec 2013.
Lillie Mae Jacobs Baldwin; born 12 Mar 1901; died 16 Nov 1958; biried here; gravemarker photo
shown.


Christopher Columbus "Lum" Ball

1. McDowell Co, WV; WW I Draft Registration Card #2614; 12 Sep 1918; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Christopher Columbus Ball; age 36; born 27 Nov 1881; timberman for Algoma Coal Co; living
at Algoma, WV; nearest relative, Mary Ball; Algoma, WV: medium height and build; brown eyes
and black hair.
2. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted
by B. Walls; 23 Jun 2014.
Christopher C. "Lum" Ball; born in 1881; died in 1951; buried here; headstone photo shown.


Dorsy Ball

1. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #3598; WV Archives Web Site.
Dorsy Kirk; age 18 yrs, 10 mons, 28 days; born 31 Mar 1911 in Buchanan Co, VA;
married; wife of Floyd Kirk; living at Hampton Roads, WV; daughter of Lum and Mary
(Davis) Ball; died 28 Feb 1930 at Roderfield, WV; from TB; buried 2 Mar 1930 at
Roderfeild, WV; informant, Floyd Kirk, Roderfield, WV.


Welch Banks

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; Coalwood-Six; E.D. 24-17; taken on 10 May
1940; Page 329B; Image 40 of 64; Household #339.
Listed as Welch Banks; age 46; born in AL; married; negro; 4th grade education; livind in same place
on 1 Apr 1935; loader in coal mine; head of household.


Jessie

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; Coalwood-Six; E.D. 24-17; taken on 10 May
1940; Page 329B; Image 40 of 64; Household #339.
Listed as Jessie Banks; age 40; born in AL; married; negro; 5th grade education; lived in Bessimer,
Jefferson Co, AL on 1 Apr 1935; in household of husband, Welch Banks.


Wilbert Banks

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; Coalwood-Six; E.D. 24-17; taken on 10 May
1940; Page 329B; Image 40 of 64; Household #339.
Listed as Wilbert Banks; age 22; born in AL; single; negro; 1 yr college education; lived in Bessemer,
Jefferson Co, AL on 1 Apr 1935; loader in coal mine; in household of father, Welch Banks.


Welchise Banks

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; Coalwood-Six; E.D. 24-17; taken on 10 May
1940; Page 329B; Image 40 of 64; Household #339.
Listed as Welchise Banks; age 18; born in AL; single; negro; 4 yrs HS education; lived in Bessemer,
Jefferson Co, AL on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Welch Banks.


Jesse D. Banks

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1935); Page 95; WV Archives Web Site.
J.D. Banks; age 25; born in AL; single; black; miner; living at Coalwood, WV; son of Welch and Jessie;
married on 5 Mar 1935 at Coalwood, WV; Clara Gravely; age 23; born in VA; single; black; living at
Coalwood, WV; daughter of Garfield and Annie.
2. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; Coalwood-Six; E.D. 24-17; taken on 10 May
1940; Page 329B; Image 40 of 64; Household #339.
Listed as Jessie D. Banks; age 23; born in AL; married; negro; 8th grade education; lived in same place on
1 Apr 1935; caddy on golf course; in household of father, Welch Banks.
3. US WWII Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Jesse D. Banks; born in 1910 (sic?); negro; born and living in Jefferson Co, AL; seperated; without
dependents; enlisted on 12 Feb 1943 at Huntington, WV; private; 1 yr HS; height 69"; weight 154 lbs.
4. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted
by B. Walls; 25 Jul 2014.
Jessie D. Banks; born ?? May ????; died ?? Aug 1944? (difficult to read); buried here; "West Virginia
PVT ???"


Clara Louise Gravely

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1935); Page 95; WV Archives Web Site.
J.D. Banks; age 25; born in AL; single; black; miner; living at Coalwood, WV; son of Welch and Jessie;
married on 5 Mar 1935 at Coalwood, WV; Clara Gravely; age 23; born in VA; single; black; living at
Coalwood, WV; daughter of Garfield and Annie.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1945); Page 346; WV Archives Web Site.
Shade Mines; age 42; born in Pratt City, AL; widowed; colored; living at Coalwood, WV; married on
15 Apr 1945 at Coalwood, WV; Clara Louise Banks; age 33; born in Elkridge, VA; widow; colored;
living at Coalwood, WV.