McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families and Individuals

Notes


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.


Kenneth T. 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 Kenneth L. Bearre; age 13; born in WV; 7th grade education; attending school; lived in
same house on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Clyde C. Bearre.
2. US Public Records Index; Vol #2; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Kenneth T. Bearre; born 22 Jul 1926; living at 12191 Kelly Sands Way, Fort Myers, FL 33908.


Malcom Warren 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 Malcom W. Barre; age 13; born in WV; in household of father, Mike Barre.
2. Michigan Deaths, 1971-1996; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Malcolm W. Bearre; born 9 Feb 1906; living at Highland Park, Wayne Co, MI; died 3 May 1971 in
Detroit, Wayne Co, MI.
3. FindAGrave.com; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by B. Walls;
31 Dec 2013.
Malcom W. Bearre; born 9 Feb 1906; died 31 May 1971; buried here; double headstone with wife,
Gertrude R. Bearre, photo shown.


Gertrude Julia Ridenour

1. Social Security Death Index; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Gertrude Bearre; born 31 Oct 1900; died in Apr 1979; last residence, Highland Park, Wayne Co, MI;
SS#385-34-1374; card issued in MI in 1952/1953.
2. FindAGrave.com; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by B. Walls;
31 Dec 2013.
Gertrude R. Bearre; born 31 Oct 1900; died 29 Apr 1979; buried here; double headstone with husband,
Malcom W. Bearre, photo shown.
3. "Welch And Its People"; Rose Marino; 1885; "Michael Bearre" article; Page 71.
"...She died Sunday April 29, 1979 at Stevens Clinic Hospital, Welch, following a short illness..."


Nelson Junior 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 Nelson Jr. Barre; age 10; born in WV; in household of father, Mike Barre.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1934); WV Archives Web Site.
J.N. Bearre; age 25; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; clerk; living at Twin Branch, WV; son of Mike
and Maggie; married on 26 Jun 1934 at Welch, WV; Thelma Foy; age 22; born in McDowell Co, WV;
single; living at Davy, WV; daughter of Truman and Mamie.
3. FindAGrave.com; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by Kenneth
Bowman; 3 Jan 2012.
Junior Nelson Bearre; born 6 May 1909; died 28 Jul 1958; buried here; double headstone with wife,
Thelma Foy Bearre, photo shown.


Thelma Foy

1. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Davy; taken on 7 Jan 1920; Page 238A;
Family #208/211.
Listed as Thelma Foy; age 8; born in WV; in household of father, E. Truman Foy.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1934); WV Archives Web Site.
J.N. Bearre; age 25; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; clerk; living at Twin Branch, WV; son of Mike
and Maggie; married on 26 Jun 1934 at Welch, WV; Thelma Foy; age 22; born in McDowell Co, WV;
single; living at Davy, WV; daughter of Truman and Mamie.
3. FindAGrave.com; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by B. Walls;
21 Dec 2013.
Thelma Foy Bearre; born 31 Dec 1911; died 24 Apr 1967; buried here; double headstone; with husband,
Nelson Junior Bearre, photo shown.


Noah Roberts

1. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Sandy River District, taken on 17 Jul 1900,
Page 270A, Family #551.
Listed as Noah Roberts, age 13, born in Mar 1887 in WV, single, in
household of father, Riley Roberts.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1902); Page 333; WV Archives Web Site.
Noah Roberts; age 17; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; laborer; living at Panther, WV; son of
Riley and Matilda; married on 22 May 1902 at Panther, WV; Katie Meadows; age 19; born in
McDowell Co, WV; single; daughter of Lewis and Rhoda.


Kate Meadows

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1902); Page 333; WV Archives Web Site.
Noah Roberts; age 17; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; laborer; living at Panther, WV; son of
Riley and Matilda; married on 22 May 1902 at Panther, WV; Katie Meadows; age 19; born in
McDowell Co, WV; single; daughter of Lewis and Rhoda.


Riley Roberts

1. McDowell Co, WV; WW I Draft Registration Card #221; 12 Sep 1918; Ancestry,com Web Site.
Riley Roberts; age 38; born 15 Apr 1880; living at Avondale, WV; laborer and farmer; employed
by W.M. Ritter Lumber Co; at Avondale, WV; nearest relative, Katie Roberts, Avondale, WV;
medium height and build; blue eyes and brown hair.
2. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; taken on 8 Mar 1920; Page 245A;
Image 20 of 35; Family #208/212.
Listed as Riley Roberts; age 38; born in WV; married; coal miner; head of household.
3. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; taken on 15 Apr 1930; Page 260A;
Image 39 of 51; Family #336/340.
Listed as Riley Roberts; age 49; born in WV; married at 29; farmer; head of household.
4. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #'60 992240; WV Archives Web Site.
Riley Roberts; age 86; born ______ in WV; widowed; living at Avondale, WV; farmer and
merchant; son of Ode and Nellie Roberts; died 5 Feb 1960 in Welch Emergency Hospital,
Welch, WV; from congestive heart failure with enphysema; buried in family cemetery,
Garland, WV; informant, Clarence Roberts, Avondale, WV.


Mary Katherine "Katie" Jones

1. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; taken on 8 Mar 1920; Page 245A;
Image 20 of 35; Family #208/212.
Listed as Katie Roberts; age 28; born in WV; married; in household of husband, Riley Roberts.
2. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; taken on 15 Apr 1930; Page 260A;
Image 39 of 51; Family #336/340.
Listed as Katie Roberts; age 43; born in WV; married at 16; in household of husband, Riley
Roberts.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #4795; WV Archives Web Site.
Katie Roberts; age 65; born at Avondale, WV; housewife; married; wife of Riley Roberts;
living in rural Avondale, WV; daughter of Bill and Alafair Janes; died 22 Feb 1949 at
Avondale, WV; from hypertension due to senility; buried 24 Feb 1949 at Cane Ridge,
Avondale, WV; informant, Riley Roberts, Avondale, WV.


Jeffery Robin Hopkins

1. Buchanan Co, VA; Marriage License #76-022347; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Jeffery Robin Hopkins; age 82; born 31 Oct 1894 in AL; widowed; this was his 3rd marriage; 5th
grade education; living at General Delivery, Avondale, WV; son of Allmes (L.E.) and Emma (Lackey)
Hopkins; married on 4 Jun 1976 in Grundy, VA; Princess Viola Payne; maiden name Roberts; age
64; born 12 Jan 1912 in WV; widow; this was her 3rd marriage; 4th grade education; living at
General Delivery, Avondale, WV; daughter of Riley and Mary Katherine "Katie" (Jones) Roberts.


Princess Viola Roberts

1. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; taken on 8 Mar 1920; Page 245A;
Image 20 of 35; Family #208/212.
Listed as Princess Roberts; age 8; born in WV; in household of father, Riley Roberts.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1929); Page 230; WV Archives Web Site.
C.H. Roberts; age 25; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; farmer; living at Iaeger, WV; son of Mose
and Princess; married on 26 Aug 1020 at Avondale, WV; Princess Roberts; age 17; born in McDowell
Co, WV; single; daughter of Riley and Katie.
3. 1930 Census, McDowell co, WV; Sandy River District; taken on 15 Apr 1930; Page 260A;
Image 39 of 51; Family #336/340.
Listed as Princess Roberts; age 18; born in WV; in household of father, Riley Roberts.
4. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1936); Page 318; WV Archives Web Site.
George Payne; age 23; born in Tazewell Co, VA; single; railroad employee; living at Avondale, WV;
son of A.C. and ______; married on 7 Jan 1936 at Avondale, WV; Princess Roberts; age 23; born in
McDowell Co, WV; divorced; living at Avondale, WV; daughter of Riley and Katie.
5. Buchanan Co, VA; Marriage License #76-022347; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Jeffery Robin Hopkins; age 82; born 31 Oct 1894 in AL; widowed; this was his 3rd marriage; 5th
grade education; living at General Delivery, Avondale, WV; son of Allmes (L.E.) and Emma (Lackey)
Hopkins; married on 4 Jun 1976 in Grundy, VA; Princess Viola Payne; maiden name Roberts; age
64; born 12 Jan 1912 in WV; widow; this was her 3rd marriage; 4th grade education; living at
General Delivery, Avondale, WV; daughter of Riley and Mary Katherine "Katie" (Jones) Roberts.


Clarence Roberts Sr

1. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; taken on 8 Mar 1920; Page 245A;
Image 20 of 35; Family #208/212.
Listed as Clarence Roberts; age 6; born in WV; in household of father, Riley Roberts.
2. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; taken on 15 Apr 1930; Page 260A;
Image 39 of 51; Family #336/340.
Listed as Clarence Roberts; age 16; born in WV; in household of father, Riley Roberts.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1936), Page 319; WV Archives web Site.
Clarence Roberts; age 21; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; living at Avondale, WV;
son of Riley and Kate; married on 7 Jan 1936 at Avondale, WV; Rosa Haywood; age 18;
born in McDowell Co, WV; single; daughter of Bee and Vestie.
4. US Public Records; LDS Web Site.
Clarence Roberts, Jr (sic, Sr); born 30 May 1914; living at PO Box 74, Avondale, WV; from
1 Aug 1993 to 1 Jan 2009.


Rosa Haywood

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage records; Vol #__(1936), Page 319; WV Archives web Site.
Clarence Roberts; age 21; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; living at Avondale, WV;
son of Riley and Kate; married on 7 Jan 1936 at Avondale, WV; Rosa Haywood; age 18;
born in McDowell Co, WV; single; daughter of Bee and Vestie.


Clarence Roberts Jr

1. Fanning Funeral Home; Iaeger, WV; Posted Obit.
"Clarence Junior "Porky" Roberts, 74, of Garland, WV, passed away Wednesday, January 7, 2015, at his residence.
Porky was born November 29, 1940, in Garland, WV, a son of the late Clarence Roberts, Sr. and Rosie Haywood Roberts. He was a member of the Garland Church of Living God at Garland, WV.

"In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by one sister, Mary Ann Roberts, and three brothers, Kenny, Tommy , and Franklin Roberts.

"Survivors include three brothers, Leslie Roberts and wife Lydia and Glen Roberts all of Gary, WV, and Roger Roberts of Garland, WV; a sister-in-law, Betty Roberts; a niece, Serita Roberts; special friends, Richard Robinette, Sr., Beverly Kay Steele, and Casey Johnson; and a special caregiver, Sonya Jones.

"Funeral services will be conducted Sunday, January 11, 2015, at 12 noon, with Reverend Kenny Green and Reverend Jamie Green officiating at the Garland Church of the Living God at Garland, WV. Burial will follow in the Shortridge Cemetery on Garland Mountain near Garland, WV. ..."


Lydia Alafair Church

1. 1930 Census, Buchanan Co, VA; Garden District; taken on 11 Apr 1930; Page 2A; Image 3 of
26; Family #23/26.
Listed as Lydia A. Church; age 11 mons; born in WV; in household of father, Miles W.
Church.
2. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; E.D. 24-57; taken on 26 Apr 1940; Page
1108B; Image 52 of 74; Household #438.
Listed as Lydia A. Church; age 11; born in WV; 2nd grade education; not attending school;
lived in McDowell Co, WV on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Miles W. Church.
3. Fanning Funeral Home; Iaeger, WV; Posted Obit.
"Lydia Alafair Roberts, 86, of Gary, WV, passed away Tuesday, July 14, 2015, at Welch Community Hospital in Welch, WV.

"Lydia was born April 13, 1929,in Iaeger, WV, a daughter of the late Miles William and Arettie Coleman Church. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by one sister, Goldie Marie Burns; six brothers, William Roscoe, Franklin Delano, Miles Jr., Irvin Kennith, George Manuel, and Bruce David Church; and three additional infant siblings, Lucy, Dorothy Corine, and Harry Lee Church.

"Survivors include her husband Leslie Roberts of the home; a son, Jeffery Church Sr. of Garland, WV: two grandsons Jeffery Church, Jr. of Iaeger, and Jamie Church of Avondale, WV; one brother, Raymond Ellis Church of Iaeger, WV; and two sisters, Barbara Joyce Taylor of Statesville, NC, and Lois Irene Green of Welch, formerly of Grapevine.

"Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday, July 21, 2015, at 12 noon with Reverend Kenny Green, Reverend Lennis Jackson, and Reverend Ron Felts officiating at the Church of the Living God at Garland, WV. Burial will follow in the Shortridge Cemetery on Shortridge near Garland, WV...."