McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families and Individuals

Notes


Ben Compania

1. 1910 Census, Kings Co, NY; Brooklyn; taken on 26 Apr 1910; Page 161A; Image 41 of 75;
Family #217/403.
Listed as Ben Compania; age 47; born in Italy; married once; laborer; head of household.


Rose

1. 1910 Census, Kings Co, NY; Brooklyn; taken on 26 Apr 1910; Page 161A; Image 41 of 75;
Family #217/403.
Listed as Rose Compania; age 43; born in Italy; married once for 22 yrs; 1 child, 1 living;
in household of husband, Ben Compania.


Eugene H. Jones

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Twin Branch Road; taken on 23 Apr 1930;
Page 211A; Image 37 of 76; Family #319/335.
Listed as Eugene Jones; age 7; born in WV; in household of father, Everett Jones.
2. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek; Davy; E.D. 24-35; taken on 11 Apr 1940; Page 699A;
Image 14 of 57; Household #120.
Listed as Eugene Jones; age 16; born in WV; single; 8th grade education; lived in same place on 1
Apr 1935; in household of father, Everett Jones.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1945); Page 166; WV Archives Web Site.
Eugene H. Jones; age 22; born at Twin Branch, WV; single; living in Baltimore, MD; married on 23 Aug
1945 at Welch, WV; Lucy Company; age 20; born at Premier, WV; single; living at Roderfield, WV; with
consent of Susie Company, mother of Lucy Company.


Lucy C. Compagna

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Princess; taken on 25 Apr 1930; Page 24A;
Image 34 of 35; Family #179/179.
Listed as Lucy C. Compagna; age 4 yrs, 11 mons; born in WV; in household of father, Nick
Compania.
2. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Erin; E.D. 24-37; taken on 15/16 Apr
1940; Page 753B; Image 21 of 35; Household #148.
Listed as Lucy Company; age 15; born in WV; 7th grade education; attending school; lived
in same house on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Nick Company.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1945); Page 166; WV Archives Web Site.
Eugene H. Jones; age 22; born at Twin Branch, WV; single; living in Baltimore, MD; married on 23
Aug 1945 at Welch, WV; Lucy Company; age 20; born at Premier, WV; single; living at Roderfield,
WV; with consent of Susie Company, mother of Lucy Company.
4. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1949); Page 198; WV Archives Web Site.
William Cornelius Rose, Jr; age 24; born and living at Superior, WV; single; married on 19 Apr 1949
at Welch, WV; Lucy Company; age 23; born at Premier, WV; divorced; living at Welch, WV.
5. E-Mail from Neal Rose; 14 Apr 2020.
"A correction to Albert Rose's b. 1860 father, from DNA tests Albert's Father was Elisha Lester b. 1823. Albert's Mother was Mary Rose her Father was Wilson Rose.

"My Mother was Lucy Campagna not Compania. My Father was William Cornelius Rose jr. My name is Neal Nicholas Rose b. 1950

"Lucy Campagna's Father was Nicola Campagna and Mother was Assunta Personace

"Thanks, you do very well, some the Rose family are not to bright and don't listen well. I have all the family history documented, they don't so any changes to the William C.Rose and Rhoda Keen family please contact me. "


Donald Asa Wirt

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1948); Page 241; WV Archives Web Site.
Donald Asa Wirt; age 22; born at Fort Gay, WV; single; living at Detroit, MI; married on 3 Apr 1948 at
Roderfield, Angeline Company; age 23; born at War, WV; single; living at Welch, WV.
2. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B, Walls; 10 Mar 2014.
Donald Asa Wirt; born 24 Jun 1924; died 16 May 1973; buried here; headstone photo shown;
"WEST VIRGINIA * S1 US NAVY * WORLD WAR II"


Angeline Compania

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Princess; taken on 25 Apr 1930; Page 24A;
Image 34 of 35; Family #179/179.
Listed as Angellina Compagna; age 6; born in WV; in household of father, Nick Compania.
2. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Erin; E.D. 24-37; taken on 15/16 Apr
1940; Page 753B; Image 21 of 35; Household #148.
Listed as Angeline Company; age 16; born in WV; 7th grade education; not attending school; lived
in same house on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Nick Company.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1948); Page 241; WV Archives Web Site.
Donald Asa Wirt; age 22; born at Fort Gay, WV; single; living at Detroit, MI; married on 3 Apr 1948 at
Roderfield, Angeline Company; age 23; born at War, WV; single; living at Welch, WV.


Lundy James Estep

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; taken on 23 Apr 1930; Page 196B;
Family #386/399.
Listed as Luda Estep; age 9; born in WV; in household of mother, Mahala (Bowles) Estep.
2. Social Security Death Index; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Lundy Estep; born on 8 May 1921; died in May 1986; living at Iaeger, McDowell Co, WV at death.
3. McDowell Co, WV Cemeteries; www.wvgenweb.org/mcdowell/cemeteries/cemetery_location.html
Andy Mullins Cemetery, Asco, McDowell Co, WV; census by Terry Mullins.
Lundy J. Estep; born on 8 May 1921; died on 9 May 1986; buried here.


Essie Mae Mullins

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Horse Creek Eoad; taken 17 Apr 1930; Page
238A; Image 29 of 33; Family #235/239.
Listed as Essa Mullins; age 3 yrs, 7 mons; born in WV; in household of father, Andy Mullins.
2. Fanning Funeral Home; Iaeger, WV; Posted Obit.
"Essie Mae Mullins Estep, 92, of Bluefield, WV, formerly of Johnnycake near Iaeger, WV, passed away Sunday, June 16, 2019 in the Mercer Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Bluefield, WV, following a long illness.

"Essie was born August 22, 1926; she was raised on Coon Branch Mountain near Iaeger, WV. Essie was a daughter of the late Andy and Laura Muncy Mullins. In 1945 she married Lundy James Estep; they had six children. Essie was a member of the Pad Fork Freewill Baptist Church. She loved to work in her home and caring for her family. Gardening and tending to her flowers brought her much enjoyment. Quilting was also one of her favorite hobbies.

"In addition to her parents Essie was preceded in death by her husband of 40 years, Lundy Estep; a son, Verlie Estep; two sons-in-law, James Muncy and Robert Christian; two brothers, Dave and Lloyd Mullins and one sister, Celia Kennedy.

"Those left to cherish her memory include four daughters, Imogene Muncy of Roderfield, WV, Emerlean (Lee) Daniel of Iaeger, WV, Brenda Christian of Paynesville, WV, and Bonnie (Harry) Shirley of Peterstown, WV; one son, Patrick (Barbara) Estep of Huff Creek, WV; 10 grandchildren, 18 great grandchildren, and 2 great-great grandchildren.

"Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday, 2019 at 2 p.m. with Reverend Dennis Lester officiating at the Chapel of Fanning Funeral Home in Iaeger, WV. Burial will follow in the Mullins Cemetery on Coon Branch Mountain near Iaeger, WV. ..."


James W. Beaman

1. Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940; Ancestry.com Web Site.
James Braman (sic, Beaman); married on 24 Aug 1901 in Grayson Co, VA; Ida Barnes; age 22; born
in 1879 in Grayson Co, VA (sic, ____Co, NC).
2. 1920 Census, Logan Co, WV; Logan District; taken on 12 Jan 1920; Page 200B; Image 21 of 49;
Family #199/199.
Listed as James Beaman; age 54; born in NC; married; pump man in coal mine; head of household.


Ida Barnes

1. 1900 Census, Grayson Co, VA; Wilson District; taken on 26 Jun 1900; Page 134B; Image 32 of 51;
Family #269/270.
Listed as Ida Barnes; age 19; born in Dec 1880 in NC; single; in household of father James Barnes.;
2. Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940; Ancestry.com Web Site.
James Braman (sic, Beaman); married on 24 Aug 1901 in Grayson Co, VA; Ida Barnes; age 22; born
in 1879 in Grayson Co, VA (sic, ____Co, NC).
3. 1920 Census, Logan Co, WV; Logan District; taken on 12 Jan 1920; Page 200B; Image 21 of 49;
Family #199/199.
Listed as Ida Beaman; age 34; born in NC; married; in household of husband, James W. Beaman.


William Brown Beaman

1. 1920 Census, Logan Co, WV; Logan District; taken on 12 Jan 1920; Page 200B; Image 21 of 49;
Family #199/199.
Listed as Billie Beaman; age 11; born in VA; in household of father, James W. Beaman.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #'63 002196; WV Archives Web Site.
William Brown Beaman; age 54; born in Aug 1908 (sic, 1906) in VA; married; SS#233-07-6548;
son of J.W. and Ida (Barnes) Beaman; died 3 Feb 1963 in Grace Hospital, Welch, WV; from
a pulmonary edema; due to arteriosclerotic heart disease with silicosis; buried 6 Feb 1963 in
Iaeger memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, WV
3. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted
by B. Walls; 7 Apr 2014.
William B. beaman; born 1 Apr 1906; died 3 Feb 1963; buried here; headstone photo shown;
"Father * Blessed are the merciful".


John "Johnnie" Beaman

1. 1920 Census, Logan Co, WV; Logan District; taken on 12 Jan 1920; Page 200B; Image 21 of 49;
Family #199/199.
Listed as Johnnie Beaman; age 9; born in VA; in household of father, James W. Beaman.


Marion Virginia Beaman

1. 1920 Census, Logan Co, WV; Logan District; taken on 12 Jan 1920; Page 200B; Image 21 of 49;
Family #199/199.
Listed as Virginia Beaman; age 7; born in VA; in household of father, James W. Beaman.


Margaret Beaman

1. 1920 Census, Logan Co, WV; Logan District; taken on 12 Jan 1920; Page 200B; Image 21 of 49;
Family #199/199.
Listed as Margarete Beaman; age 5; born in VA; in household of father, James W. Beaman.


James Beaman

1. 1920 Census, Logan Co, WV; Logan District; taken on 12 Jan 1920; Page 200B; Image 21 of 49;
Family #199/199.
Listed as James Beaman; age 8 mons; born in WV; in household of father, James W. Beaman.


James Barnes

1. 1900 Census, Grayson Co, VA; Wilson District; taken on 26 Jun 1900; Page 134B; Image 32 of 51;
Family #269/270.
Listed as James Barnes; age 39; born in Mar 1869 (sic, 1859) in NC; married 20 yrs; farm laborer;
head of household.


Elizabeth Pilkens

1. 1900 Census, Grayson Co, VA; Wilson District; taken on 26 Jun 1900; Page 134B; Image 32 of 51;
Family #269/270.
Listed as Elizabeth Barnes; age 47; born in Aug 1852 in NC; married 20 yrs; 6 children, all living;
in household of husband, James Barnes.


Laura Barnes

1. 1900 Census, Grayson Co, VA; Wilson District; taken on 26 Jun 1900; Page 134B; Image 32 of 51;
Family #269/270.
Listed as Laura Barnes; age 16; born in Mar 1884 in NC; single; in household of father James Barnes.;


Manly E. Barnes

1. 1900 Census, Grayson Co, VA; Wilson District; taken on 26 Jun 1900; Page 134B; Image 32 of 51;
Family #269/270.
Listed as Manly E. Barnes; age 12; born in Apr 1886 in NC; in household of father James Barnes.;


Nora Barnes

1. 1900 Census, Grayson Co, VA; Wilson District; taken on 26 Jun 1900; Page 134B; Image 32 of 51;
Family #269/270.
Listed as Nora Barnes; age 9; born in Aug 1890 in NC; in household of father James Barnes.;


Nellie Barnes

1. 1900 Census, Grayson Co, VA; Wilson District; taken on 26 Jun 1900; Page 134B; Image 32 of 51;
Family #269/270.
Listed as Nellie Barnes; age 6; born in Sep 1893 in NC; in household of father James Barnes.;


Conley Barnes

1. 1900 Census, Grayson Co, VA; Wilson District; taken on 26 Jun 1900; Page 134B; Image 32 of 51;
Family #269/270.
Listed as Conley Barnes; age 3; born in Mar 1897 in VA; in household of father James Barnes.;


Clyde Celciss Bearre

1. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Twin Branch; taken on 14 Jan 1920; Page
246A; Image 37 of 37; Family #365/369.
Listed as Clyde C. Barre; age 20; born in WV; in household of father, Mike Barre.
2. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Davy; E.D. 24-35; taken on 8 Apr 1940;
Page 895B; Image 9 of 57; Household #76.
Listed as Clyde C. Bearre; age 41; born in WV; married; 8th grade education; lived in same house
on 1 Apr 1935; lorry man in coal mine; head of household.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #'73 003959; WV Archives Web Site.
Clyde C. Bearre; age 74; born 1 Feb 1899 in USA; ; married; husband of Rachel Wellman; retired
miner; SS#233-12-0270; living at Davy, WV; son of Mike and Maggie (Bayer) Bearre; died 23 Feb
1973 in Doctors Memorial Hospital, Welch, WV; from anthraco-silicosis: hypostatic congestion and
edema; buried 26 Feb 1973 in Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, WV.


Rachel Emily Wellman

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Davy; E.D. 24-35; taken on 8 Apr 1940;
Page 895B; Image 9 of 57; Household #76.
Listed as Rachel E. Bearre; age 35; born in KY; married; 2 yrs HS education; lived in same house
on 1 Apr 1935; in household of husband, Clyde C. Bearre.
2. Social Security Death Index; GenealogyBank.com Web Site.
Rachell Bearre; born 2 Nov 1904; died in May 1975; last residence, Davy,Asco,TwinBranch, McDowell
Co, WV; card issued in NC or WV.
3. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV;
submitted by B. Walls; 30 Nov 2013.
Rachell Wellman Bearre; born 2 Nov 1904; died 29 May 1975; buried here; double headstone with
husband, Clyde, pshown


John B. Wellman

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Davy; E.D. 24-35; taken on 8 Apr 1940;
Page 895B; Image 9 of 57; Household #76.
Listed as John Wellman; age 66; born in KY; widowed; 8th grade education; lived in Ft Gay, Wayne
Co, WV on 1 Apr 1935; in household of son-in-law, Clyde C. Bearre.


James Edward White

1. 1940 Census, Anderson Co, TN; 4th District; Lake City; E.D. 1-7; taken 15 Apr 1940; Page 6B;
Image 12 of 41; Household #111.
Listed as James White; age 10; born in TN; 2nd grade education; attending school; lived in Anderson Co, TN
on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Fred S. White.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1968); Page 79; WV Archives Web Site, via LDS Web Site.
James Edward White; age 37; born 5 Jul 1930 in Lake City, TN; divorced; living at Box 143, Lake City, TN;
one previous marriage; son of Fred S. and Ocie (Burries) White; married on 5 May 1968 at Davy, WV; Lydia
Jane Bearre; age 40; born in Twin Branch, WV; single; no previous marriage; living at Box 193, Davy, WV;
daughter of Clyde C. and Rachel (Wellman) Bearre.
3. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls. 9 Dec 2013.
James Edward White; born 5 Jul 1930; died 29 Sep 1982; buried here; White headstone and grave marker
photos shown; "MS1 US NAVY * KOREA".


Lydia Jane Bearre

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Davy; E.D. 24-35; taken on 8 Apr 1940;
Page 895B; Image 9 of 57; Household #76.
Listed as Lydia Jane Bearre; age 12; born in WV; 6th grade education; attending school; lived in
same house on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Clyde C. Bearre.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1968); Page 79; WV Archives Web Site, via LDS Web Site.
James Edward White; age 37; born 5 Jul 1930 in Lake City, TN; divorced; living at Box 143, Lake City, TN;
one previous marriage; son of Fred S. and Ocie (Burries) White; married on 5 May 1968 at Davy, WV; Lydia
Jane Bearre; age 40; born in Twin Branch, WV; single; no previous marriage; living at Box 193, Davy, WV;
daughter of Clyde C. and Rachel (Wellman) Bearre.
3. Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV; Monday, 30 Apr 2012; Newspaper Obit.
"DAVY — Lydia Jane Bearre White, age 84, of Davy, W.Va., passed away Monday, April 30, 2012, at her residence. Born Dec, 23, 1927, in Twin Branch, W.Va., she was the daughter of the late Clyde C. and Rachell Wellman Bearre.
"She was a member of the Davy United Methodist Church, where she served as Board Secretary, Chairman of Finance and Worship and Co-Treasurer. She was a former employee for 16 1/2 years in the Accounting Department at Appalachian Power Company in Welch and Bluefield. She worked nine years for Johnson Controls in Norfolk, Va., and 25 years for the Town of Davy as Secretary to the Mayor and Davy Water Works as Office Manager, serving under three Mayors. She fully retired from there in 2005.
"Preceded in death by in addition to her parents; her husband, James E. White; sister, Mary Lou Bearre McCulley; brother, Richard C. Bearre; nephew, Kenneth "Tinker" Bearre; paternal grandparents, Mike and Maggie Bearre; maternal grandfather, John Wellman; and several aunts and uncles.
"Survivors include one brother, Kenneth T. Bearre and wife, Peggy of Fort Myers, Fla.; step-daughters, Rhonda Merrifield of Oklahoma City, Okla., and Jamie Edwards Rudder of Seymour, Tenn.; grandsons, Jack S. Merrifield III and wife, Susan, and Brandon Merrifield and wife, Nicole all of Knoxville, Tenn.; granddaughter, Faren Edwards of Seymour, Tenn.; great-granddaughter, Lillian Jane Merrifield of Knoxville, Tenn.; nephews, Clyde D. Bearre and wife, Denise and their children, Danielle, Alicia, Benjamin and Kenneth of Fife Lake, Mich., Kenneth T. Bearre II and wife, Debbie and their daughter, Mary Kathleen of Warren, Mich., Richard C. "Ricky" Bearre and wife, Diane and their children, Rachell and Richard of Springhill, Tenn., Andrew T. Bearre and wife, Christina and their children, Hayden Andrew and Megan Elizabeth of Rochester Hill, Mich.
"Funeral services will be conducted Friday, May 4, 2012 at 12 noon from the Fanning Funeral Home Chapel in Welch with the Reverend Brian K. Long officiating. Burial will follow at Iaeger Memorial Cemetery in Roderfield...."
4. "Welch And Its People"; Rose Marino; 1885; "Michael Bearre" article; Page 71/72.
"Clyde and his wife lived in Day. Their daughter Lydie Jane...1968 married James Edward White of Lake City, TN the
son of Mr. and Mrs. Fred S. White...."
5. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls. 9 Dec 2013.
Lydia Jane Bearre White; born 23 Dec 1927; died 30 Apr 2012; buried here; White headstone and grave marker
photos shown.


Mary Lou Bearre

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Davy; E.D. 24-35; taken on 8 Apr 1940;
Page 895B; Image 9 of 57; Household #76.
Listed as Mary Lou Bearre; age 9; born in WV; 3rd grade education; attending school; lived in
same house on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Clyde C. Bearre.