McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families and Individuals

Notes


Margaret

1. 1900 Census, Buchanan Co, VA; Rock Lick District; taken on 9 Jun 1900; Page 271A; Image
17 of 49; Family #140/141.
Listed as Margaret Church; age 35; born in Sep 1965 in VA; widow; in household of L.M. Mars,
with child, Claricy J., age 10.
2.1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Asco Road Rd; taken on 18 Apr 1930;
Page 79B; Image 30 of 47; Family #263/271.
Listed as Margaret Owens; age 73; born in WV; widow; in household of son-in-law, Henry W.
Cantrell.


Robert E. Cantrell

1. 1920 Census, Buchanan Co, VA; Rock Lick District; Hurley; taken on 2 Jan 1920; Page 130B;
Image 4 of 60; Family #34/34.
Listed as Robert E. Cantrell; age 9 mons; born in VA; in household of father, Henry W. Cantrell.
2.1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Asco Road Rd; taken on 18 Apr 1930;
Page 79B; Image 30 of 47; Family #263/271.
Listed as Robert Cantrell; age 11; born in VA; in household of father, Henry W. Cantrell.
3. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District, Davy; E.D. 24-35; taken on 13 Apr 1940;
Page 701B; Image 18 of 57; Household #144.
Listed as Robert E. Cantrell; age 21; born in WV; married; 8th grade education; lived in same house
on 1 Apr 1935; brakeman in coal mine; head of household.


Ethel G.

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District, Davy; E.D. 24-35; taken on 13 Apr 1940;
Page 701B; Image 18 of 57; Household #144.
Listed as Ethel G. Cantrell; age 19; born in WV; married; 8th grade education; lived in same house
on 1 Apr 1935; in household of husband, Robert E. Cantrell.


William G. Cantrell

1. Mingo Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1917); Page 226; WV Archives Web Site.
W.G. Cantrell; age 18; born in Pike Co, KY; single; teacher; living at Williamson, WV;
son of R. L. and Mary Cantrell; married on 28 Oct 1917 at Hale, WV; Corda Evans;
age 16; born in Mingo Co, WV; single; daughter of M/M H. Evans.
2. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Panther; taken on 5 Apr 1930;
Page 177A; Image 9 of 56; Family #93/93.
Listed as W.G. Cantrell; age 30; born in WV (sic, KY); married at 18; bookeeper for
Griffith Lumber Co, head of household.
3. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District, Welch; E.D. 24-29; taken on 12/16
Apr 1940; Page 579B; Image 19 of 91; Household #206.
Listed as William G. Cantrell; age 40; born in WV (sic, KY) married; 4 yrs college education;
lived in Panther, WV on 1 Apr 1935; bookeeper for timber company; head of household.


Bertha Lowe

1. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; taken on ______: Page 220B; Family #210.
Listed as Bertha Lowe; age 12; born in WV; in household of father, Henry L. Lowe.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1922); Page 376; WV Archives Web Site.
W.D. Kroll; age 39; born in ______; single; coal operator; living at Panther, WV; son of
J.P. and ______; married on 2 Feb 1922 at Panther, WV; Bertha Lowe; age 28; born in
McDowell Co, WV; single; daughter of H.L. and Cosby.
3. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Panther, WV; taken on 5 Apr 1930;
Page 177A; Image 9 of 56; Family #95/95.
Listed as Bertha Kroll; age 33; born in WV; married at __; in household of husband, W.D. Kroll.
4. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District, Welch; E.D. 24-29; taken on 12/16
Apr 1940; Page 579B; Image 19 of 91; Household #206.
Listed as Bertha Cantrell; age 39; born in WV; married; 8th grade education;
lived in Panther, WV on 1 Apr 1935; in household of husband, William G. Cantrell.


Wilford Don "W.D." Kroll

1. Virginia Select Marriages, 1785-1940; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Wilford D . Kroll
Gender: Male
Marital Status: Single
Race: White
Age: 23
Birth Date: 1867
Birth Place: East Saginaw, Mich.
Marriage Date: 24 Dec 1890
Marriage Place: Tazewell, Virginia
Father: Jerome P.
Mother: Mary E.
Spouse: Rosa Lee Witten
FHL Film Number: 34214
Reference ID: Page 93 Line187"
2. 1900 Census, Tazewell Co, VA; Tazewell District; Tazewell; taken on __Jun 1900; Page 165A;
Image 7 of 22; Family #59/62.
Listed as W.D. Kroll; age 33; born in Jun 1866 in MI; married 10 yrs; dry goods salesman; head of
household.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1909); Page 404; WV Archives Web Site.
W.D. Kroll; age 42; born in MI; widowed; engineer; iving at Panther, WV; son of J.P. and
M.L.B.; married on 19 Jul 1909 at Panther, WV; Clarissa Lockhart; age 29; born in McDowell
Co, WV; widow; daughter of S.P. and Bertha Bailey.
4. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Panther; taken on 12 May 1910; Page 105B;
Image 22 of 24; Family #202/205.
Listed as Willie D. Kroll; age 44; born in MI; married twice; last time for 1 yr; civil engineer, surveyor;
head of household.
5. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Panther; taken on 13 Jan 1920; Page 263B;
Image 22 of 43; Family #228/232.
Listed as W.D. Kroll; age 52; born in MI; married; engineer for coal company; head of household.
6. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1922); Page 376; WV Archives Web Site.
W.D. Kroll; age 39; born in ______; single; coal operator; living at Panther, WV; son of
J.P. and ______; married on 2 Feb 1922 at Panther, WV; Bertha Lowe; age 28; born in
McDowell Co, WV; single; daughter of H.L. and Cosby.
7. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Panther, WV; taken on 5 Apr 1930;
Page 177A; Image 9 of 56; Family #95/95.
Listed as W.D. Kroll; age 61; born in MI; married at 24; civil engineer for coal mine; head
of household.
8. "Welch And Its People"; Rose Marino; 1885; "W.D. Kroll" article; Page 26.
"Kroll, W.D. June 5 1868 Saginaw, MI the son of Jerome P. and Mary E. Cogswell Kroll.
"1888 he moved to Tazewell Xounty, Va. Soon after he came to McDowell County. He
was active in the development of coalin the area and was a civil engineer.
"He was one of the founders of the Kroll-Litz Company and for many years was its general
manager. The company was sold and became part of the Panther Coal and Lumber Company.
He remained a part of the mining and lumber industry in Southern West Virginia for over forty
years.
"He married Bertha Lowe of Panther. Their children were Jerome, Blanche, Edith, Norma Jean
and JoeAnn.
"He died January 13, 1934 at Welch Emergency Hospital. Burial was at Maple Grove Cemetery,
Tazewell, VA"
9. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Maplewood Cemetery, Tazewell, Tazewell Co, VA; submitted by
Judy Llamas; 29 Aug 2014.
Wilford Don Kroll; born in 1868; died in 1934; buried here; Kroll headstone and grave marker
photos shown; "ALWAYS IN OUR HEARTS".


Bertha Lowe

1. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; taken on ______: Page 220B; Family #210.
Listed as Bertha Lowe; age 12; born in WV; in household of father, Henry L. Lowe.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1922); Page 376; WV Archives Web Site.
W.D. Kroll; age 39; born in ______; single; coal operator; living at Panther, WV; son of
J.P. and ______; married on 2 Feb 1922 at Panther, WV; Bertha Lowe; age 28; born in
McDowell Co, WV; single; daughter of H.L. and Cosby.
3. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Panther, WV; taken on 5 Apr 1930;
Page 177A; Image 9 of 56; Family #95/95.
Listed as Bertha Kroll; age 33; born in WV; married at __; in household of husband, W.D. Kroll.
4. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District, Welch; E.D. 24-29; taken on 12/16
Apr 1940; Page 579B; Image 19 of 91; Household #206.
Listed as Bertha Cantrell; age 39; born in WV; married; 8th grade education;
lived in Panther, WV on 1 Apr 1935; in household of husband, William G. Cantrell.


Wilma Joann Kroll

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Panther, WV; taken on 5 Apr 1930;
Page 177A; Image 9 of 56; Family #95/95.
Listed as Wilma Kroll; age 1 yrs, 5 mons; born in WV; in household of father, W.D. Kroll.
2. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District, Welch; E.D. 24-29; taken on 12/16
Apr 1940; Page 579B; Image 19 of 91; Household #206.
Listed as Wilma Joan Kroll; age 11; born in WV; 5th grade education; attending school;
lived in Panther, WV on 1 Apr 1935; in household of step-father, William G. Cantrell.


James Henry Baker

1. "Home Page of Gwen Boyer-Bjorkman",
http://www.geocities.com/Heartland/Meadows/8056/eligahbaker.html
Andrew Baker; born on 12 May 1875 in Buchanan Co, VA; died on 8 Nov 1934 at
Paynesville, McDowell Co, WV; son of William Preston and Martha Stacy Baker;
married Mary Elizabeth Lester, daughter of Joseph and Perlina Viars Lester,
on 11 Aug 1892 in Buchanan Co, VA.
Mary Elizabeth Lester; born on 26 oct 1876 in Buchanan co, VA; died on 12
Jan 1959 at Paynesville, McDowell Co, WV.
Son. James Henry Baker; born on 18 Jul 1899 at Paynesville, McDowell Co, WV;
died on 31 Oct 1957.
2. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District, taken on 28 Jun 1900,
Page 254B, Family #278.
Listed as James H. Baker, age 11 months, born in Jul 1899 in VA, in household
of father, Andrew Baker.
3. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Big Sandy District, Bradshaw, taken on 6 May 1910, Page 75A,
Family #166.
Listed as James H. Baker, age 11, born in VA, in household of father, John A. Baker.
4. 1920 Census, Buchanan Co, VA; Rock Lick District; taken on 8 Jan 1920; Page 138A; Family 57/166.
Listed as Henry Baker, age 25, born in VA, single; in household of father, John A. Baker.


Leonard Franklin Cantrell

1. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Paynesville; taken on 14 Feb 1920; page 233A;
Image 13 of 16; Family #335/337.
Listed as Lenard Cantrel; age 3, born in WV; in household of father, Wilburn Cantrell.
2. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; taken on 24/25 Apr 1930; page 215B; image 29
of 42; Family #231/232.
Listed as Leonard Cantrel; age 13; born in VA; in household of father, Wilburn Cantrell.
3. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Paynesville; E.D. 24-58; taken on 5 Aug 1940;
Page 1139B; Image 40 of 60; Household #291.
Listed as Leonard F. Cantrell; age 23; born in VA; married; 8th grade education; lived in same place;
on 1 Apr 1935; loader in coal mine; head of household.


Viola Baker

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Paynesville; E.D. 24-58; taken on 5 Aug 1940;
Page 1139B; Image 40 of 60; Household #291.
Listed as Viola Cantrell; age 23; born in VA; married; 5th grade education; lived in same place;
on 1 Apr 1935; in household of husband, Leonard F. Cantrell.


Chester Cantrell

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Paynesville; E.D. 24-58; taken on 5 Aug 1940;
Page 1139B; Image 40 of 60; Household #291.
Listed as Chester Cantrell; age 1; born in WV; in household of father, Leonard F. Cantrell.


James J. Cantrell

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Paynesville; E.D. 24-58; taken on 5 Aug 1940;
Page 1139B; Image 40 of 60; Household #291.
Listed as James J. Cantrell; age 2 mons; born in WV; in household of father, Leonard F. Cantrell.


James Cantrell

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; taken on 24/25 Apr 1930; page 215B; image 29
of 42; Family #231/232.
Listed as James Cantrel; age 10; born in VA; in household of father, Wilburn Cantrell.
2. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Paynesville; E.D. 24-60; Page 1246B; Image 124
of 132; Household #957.
Listed as James Cantrell; age 20; born in WV; married; 4 yrs HS education; lived in same place on 1 Apr
1935; coal miner; head of household.


Lola

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Paynesville; E.D. 24-60; Page 1246B; Image 124
of 132; Household #957.
Listed as Lola Cantrell; age 20; born in WV; married; 8th grade education; lived in same place on 1 Apr
1935; in household of husband, James Cantrell.


Wilson H. Cantrell

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Paynesville, E.D. 24-58; taken on 5 Aug 1940;
Page 1140A; Image 41 of 60; Household #301.
Listed as Wilson Cantrell; age 17; born in WV; 9th grade education; lived in same house
on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, William M. Cantrell.
2. "Heritage of McDowell Co, WV", Vol II, 1999, "James Wilburn Cantrell" article, page 74.
Wilson H. Cantrell; born on 10 Jun 1922 at Paynesville, WV; son of Wilburn and Lady B. Rowe Cantrell;
one of nine children, two sisters, 6 brothers; entered military on 12 Dec 1942, fought in Europe, taken
POW for 5 months, honorably discharged at Grrenbrier Hotel, White Silphur Springs, WV on 13 Sep
1945; married Felicia Nevi; four sons Barry L., Vincent W., Wilson L., and Brain K.; retired as Chief
Electrician for Simon Fuel.
3. "Bluefield Daily Telegraph"; Bluefield, WV; 12 May 2009; Newspaper Obit.
"Wilson H. Cantrell, 86, of Raysal, W.Va., passed away at his home Saturday, May 9, 2009. Wilson was born June 1, 1922, in Paynesville, W.Va., a son of the late Wilburn and Ladybelle Rowe Cantrell. Wilson was a lifelong resident of McDowell County. He was a veteran of the United States Army having served in World War II were he was a prisoner of war and was awarded the Purple Heart during the Battle of the Bulge. He was the past president of The McDowell County Post of The Disabled American Veterans, a member of the American Legion and the Society of the Purple Heart. He was a retired electrician retiring from Robinson-Phillips Coal Company. He will be dearly missed by all those who knew him, and the one consolation for our sorrow is that we will be reunited in Heaven.In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his wife of 49 years, Felecia N. Cantrell; and three brothers, Leonard, James, and Alexander Cantrell.Survivors include four sons, Barry Cantrell and wife Juanita of North Lauderdale, Fla., Vincent Cantrell and wife Sally of Raysal, Wilson Lamont Cantrell and wife Collette of Isaquah, Wash., and Brian Cantrell and wife Cindy of Bridgeport, W.Va.; nine grandchildren; and twelve great-grandchildren, Vincent Paul Wilson (Melissa ) Cantrell and Kevin and Makayla of Neola, W.Va., Jennifer (Rich) Spangler and Gatlin of Kenova, W.Va., Sammi (Joey) Greenwale and Gabriel of Cleveland, N.C., and Jonathan and Tyler Blankenship of Raysal, W.Va., Barry (Asha) Cantrell, Jr., Mia, Barry III, and Ella of Tampa, Fla., Allison (Scott) Mayo and Alicia and Patrick of Spring, Texas, Felecia Cantrell of Isaquah, Wash., Brean Cantrell and Olivia of Bridgeport, W.Va., Hannah Cantrell of Bridgeport, W.Va., and Jonah Cantrell also of Bridgeport, W.Va.; siblings include Ella Jones of Anderson, Ind., Barbara (Bob) White of Anderson, Ind., Wilburn (Beulah) Cantrell, Jr. of Marianna, W.Va., Noah (Linda) Cantrell of Anderson, Ind., and Otis (Peg) Cantrell of Anderson, Ind.; and his current wife, Wanda G. Marcum Cantrell of Skygusty, W.Va.Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday, May 13, 2009 at 11 o'clock with Pastor Charles Rose officiating at the chapel of Fanning Funeral Home in Iaeger, W.Va. Burial will follow in Roselawn Memorial Gardens in Princeton, W.Va., where military graveside rites will be conducted by the West Virginia Army National Guard and the Mercer County Veterans' Council..."


Ella B. Cantrell

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; taken on 24/25 Apr 1930; page 215B; image 29
of 42; Family #231/232.
Listed as Ella Cantrel; age 5; born in VA; in household of father, Wilburn Cantrell.
2. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Paynesville, E.D. 24-58; taken on 5 Aug 1940;
Page 1140A; Image 41 of 60; Household #301.
Listed as Ella B. Cantrell; age 14; born in WV; 6th grade education; attending school; lived in same house
on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, William M. Cantrell.