McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families and Individuals

Notes


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.


Ernest G. Barber

1. Social Security Death Index; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Ernest Barber; born 11 Aug 1921; died in May 1981; last residence, Ashland, Boyd Co, KY; last
benefit paid in Welch, McDowell Co, WV; SS# 403-20-9970; card issued in KY before 1951.
2. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted
by B. Walls; 11 Dec 2013.
Ernest G. Barber, Sr.; born 11 Aug 1921; died 14 May 1981; buried here; grave marker photo shown;
"S SGT US AUR FORCE * WORLD WAR II".


Sally Winbush

1. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #'68 013728; WV Archives Web Site via LDS Web Site.
Sally Winbish Barber; age 98; born in VA; widow; living at Davy, WV; SS# 236-78-1934;
daughter of Joseph and Sarah (Corn) Winbish; died 25 Aug 1968 in Stevens Clinic, Welch,
WV; from bronopneumonia due to congestive heart failure; buried 27 Aug 1968 in Iaeger
Memorial, Roderfield, WV; informant, Madelin Downs, Columbus, OH.
2. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted
by B. Walls; 1 Aug 2014.
Sally W. Barber; born 17 Mar 1870; died 25 Aug 1968; buried here; headstone photo shown;
"Mother".


William M. Barber

1. 1900 Census, Boyd Co, KY; East Fork District; taken on 26 Jun 1900; Page 256B; Image 50 of 51;
Family #405/418.
Listed as William Barber; age 13; born in Feb 1887 in KY; in household of father, John P. Barber.


Sophia Jane Harris

1. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #539; WV Archives Web Site via LDS Web Site.
Sophia Barber; age 69; born in Olive Hill, KY; widow; living at Twin Branch, WV;
daughter of H.C. and Mary Harris; died 16 Jan 1954 at Twin Branch, WV; from a cerebral
vascular accident; buried 18 Jan 1954 in Iaeger Memorial Cemetery; informant, Vincent
Barber.
2. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted
by Regina Laguzza; 24 Nov 2014.
Sophia Jane Herris Barber; born 18 Mar 1884; died 16 Jan 1954; buried here; "...daughter of
Leander C. "Bud" and Mary (Newman) Harris. Wife of William M. Barber. They had one son that was
killed. Wayne Ward Barber 1902-1929."