McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Familys and Individuals

Notes


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.


Shade Mines

1. 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.


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.


Daniel Zold

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; Filbert; E.D. 24-7; taken on 13 May 1940; Page 148A;
Image 19 of 28; Household #133.
Listed as Dan Zold; age 51; born in Hungary; married; 6th grade education; alien; lived in same place
on 1 Apr 1935; miner; head of household.