McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families and Individuals

Notes


Dorsey Lee Lester

1. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Huff Creek District; taken on 28 Apr 1910; Page 254A; Image 9 of 17;
Family #72/75.
Listed as Dorsey Lester; age 6; born in WV; in household of father, James Paris Lester.
2. 1920 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Huff Creek District; taken on 2 Jan 1910; Page 216B; Image 2 of 17;
Family #9/9.
Listed as Dorsey L. Lester; age 15; born in WV; single; farm laborer; in household of father, James Paris Lester.
3. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Huff Creek District; Ikes Fork of Muzzle; 12 Apr 1930; Page 179A;
Image 9 of 22; Family #74A/74A.
Listed as Dorsey Lester; age 26; born in WV; single; coal miner; in household of father, James Paris Lester.
4. 1940 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Huff Creek District; US Route #52; E.D. 55-8; taken on 10 Apr 1940; Page
171B; Image 10 of 43; Household #99.
Listed as Dorsey Lester; age 36; born in WV; married; 4th grade education; lived in same house on 1 Apr
1935; foreman in coal mine; head of household.
5. U.S. WWII Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Dorsey Lee Lester
Race: White
Age: 37
Relationship to Draftee: Self (Head)
Birth Place: Wyoming, West Virginia, USA
Birth Date: 28 Mar 1904
Residence Place: Iaeger, Mcdowell, West Virginia, USA
Registration Date: 16 Feb 1942
Occupation: Self Employed
Weight: 150
Complexion: Light
Eye Color: Blue
Hair Color: Brown
Height: 5 11
Next of Kin: Pearl Lester
Household Members:
Name Relationship
Dorsey Lee Lester "
6. Albemarle Co, VA; Death Certificate #6734; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Dorsey Lee Lester; age 58; born 28 Mar 1904 in Ikes Fork, WV; married; husband of Pearl Wilson Lester;
service station attendant; living at Box 16, Ikes Fork, WV; son of Paris and Nancy (Pucket) Lester; died
22 Feb 1962 in the University of Virginia Hospital, Charlottesville, VA; due to intestial obstruction and
peritonitis; metastaric carcinoma; buried in Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, WV; informant
Wife and old chart.
7. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 4 Dec 2013.
Dorsey L. Lester; born in 1904; died in 1962; buried here; double headstone photo shown with wife, Pearl E.
Lester.


Pearl E. Wilson

1. 1940 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Huff Creek District; US Route #52; E.D. 55-8; taken on 10 Apr 1940; Page
171B; Image 10 of 43; Household #99.
Listed as Pearl Lester; age 30; born in WV; married; 3 yrs HSeducation; lived in same house on 1 Apr
1935; in household of husband, Dorsey L. Lester.
2. Social Security Death Index; LDS Web Site.
Pearl E. Lester; age 79; born 19 Jun 1909; died 22 Nov 1988; last residence, Ikes Fork, Wyoming Co, WV;
card issued in WV.
3. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 4 Dec 2013.
Pearl E. Lester; born in 1909; died in 1988; buried here; double headstone photo shown with husband,
Dorsey L. Lester.


Thomas Lester

1. 1940 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Huff Creek District; US Route #52; E.D. 55-8; taken on 10 Apr 1940; Page
171B; Image 10 of 43; Household #99.
Listed as Thomas Lester; age 7; born in WV; 1st grade education; attending school; lived in same house on 1 Apr
1935; in household of father, Dorsey L. Lester.


Paris Lester

1. 1940 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Huff Creek District; US Route #52; E.D. 55-8; taken on 10 Apr 1940; Page
171B; Image 10 of 43; Household #99.
Listed as Parris Lester; age 4; born in WV; in household of father, Dorsey L. Lester.


Charles C. Runyon Sr

1. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Panther; taken on 20 Apr 1910; Page 97A; Image
5 of 24; Family #39.
Listed as Charles Runyan; age less than 1 mon; born in WV; in household of father, Robert Runyon.
2. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; taken on 21 Apr 1930; Page 212B; Image 23 of 42;
Family #180/182.
Listed as Charles Runyon; age 20; born in WV; single; coal miner; in household of father, Robert Runyon.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1933); Page 107; WV Archives Web Site.
Charles Runyon; age 23; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; farmer; living at Panther, WV; son of
Robert and Nancy; married on 4 Apr 1933 at Panther, WV; Haley Lester; age 18; born in McDowell
Co, WV; single; living at Panther, WV; daughter of J.D. and Harriett.
4. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; E.D. 24-58; taken on 28 Jun 1940; Page 1125A;
Image 11 of 60; Household #82.
Listed as Charles C. Runyon; age 30; born in WV; married; 6th grade education; lived in same place on
1 Apr 1935; loader in coal mine; head of household.


Hailey Lester

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1933); Page 107; WV Archives Web Site.
Charles Runyon; age 23; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; farmer; living at Panther, WV; son of
Robert and Nancy; married on 4 Apr 1933 at Panther, WV; Haley Lester; age 18; born in McDowell
Co, WV; single; living at Panther, WV; daughter of J.D. and Harriett.
2. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; E.D. 24-58; taken on 28 Jun 1940; Page 1125A;
Image 11 of 60; Household #82.
Listed as Hailey Runyon; age 22; born in WV; married; 6th grade education; lived in same place on
1 Apr 1935; in household of husband, Charles C. Runyon.


Charles C. Runyon Jr

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; E.D. 24-58; taken on 28 Jun 1940; Page 1125A;
Image 11 of 60; Household #82.
Listed as Charlie C. Runyon, Jr; age 3; born in WV; in household of father, Charles C. Runyon.


James Runyon

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; E.D. 24-58; taken on 28 Jun 1940; Page 1125A;
Image 11 of 60; Household #82.
Listed as James Runyon; age 1; born in WV; in household of father, Charles C. Runyon.


Belva Jean Runyon

1. Calfee Funeral Services; Pineville, WV; Posted Obit.
"Belva Jean Patrick, 69, of Welch passed away December 15, 2014 at the Welch Community Hospital

"Born September 11, 1945 at Welch, she was the daughter of the late Charles Runyon and Hailey Lester Runyon

"She enjoyed gardening, reading her Bible and spending time with her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

"In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her sons, Scott Eugene Rickman and Derick Edgar Patrick

"Belva is survived by her daughters, Susan Elaine Rickman of Ravencliff

"Samanth Ellen Cook and her husband, Kevin of Abington, VA

"Stephanie Eugenia Shrewsbury of Ravencliff

"A special sister, Phyllis “Cookie” Morgan

"Adopted daughter, “Pammi Sue”

"Grandchildren, Veronica, Kristopher, Nicola, Matthew, Ryan, Kayla, Rebecca, Justin, Amber, William Damien and Danny

"She is also survived by 19 great-grandchildren

"It was her request that there be no services...."


William Robert "Bob" Runyon

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1908); Page 6; WV Archives Web Site.
William R, Runions; age 20; born in Buchanan Co, VA; single; farmer; living in Paynesville, WV; son
of Henry and Sylvana; married on 22 Oct 1908 in Paynesville, WV; Nancy M. Roberts; age 17; born
in McDowell Co, WV; single; daughter of Maston and Lucinda.
2. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Panther; taken on 20 Apr 1910; Page 97A;
Image 5 of 24; Family #39.
Listed as Robert Runyan; age 21; born in VA; married once for 1 yr; farmer; head of household.
3. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; taken on 21 Apr 1930; Page 212B; Image 23
of 42; Family #180/182.
Listed as Robert Runyon; age 40; born in VA; married at 18; farmer; head of household.
4. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #10909; WV Archives Web Site.
Robert Runyon; age 49 yrs, 4 mons, 25 days; born 1 Apr 1889 in VA; married; husband of Nancy
Runyon; coal miner; living at Panther, WV; son of Harvey and Sylvia (Deel) Runyon; died 26 Aug
1938 in the Welch Emergency Hospital, Welch, WV; from chronic nephritis with anemia; and uremia;
buried 28 Aug 1938 at Panther, WV; informant, Nancy Runyon, Panther, WV.


Nancy Margaret Roberts

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1908); Page 6; WV Archives Web Site.
William R, Runions; age 20; born in Buchanan Co, VA; single; farmer; living in Paynesville, WV; son
of Henry and Sylvana; married on 22 Oct 1908 in Paynesville, WV; Nancy M. Roberts; age 17; born
in McDowell Co, WV; single; daughter of Maston and Lucinda.
2. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District, taken on 28 Jun 1900, Page 255A,
Family #281.
Listed as Nancy M. Roberts, age 9, born in Oct 1890 in WV, in household of father, Mastin Roberts.
3. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Panther; taken on 20 Apr 1910; Page 97A;
Image 5 of 24; Family #39.
Listed as Nancy Runyan; age 19; born in WV; married once for 1 y; 1 child; 1 living; in household of
husband, Robert Runyon.
4. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; taken on 21 Apr 1930; Page 212B; Image
23 of 42; Family #180/182.
Listed as Nancy Runyon; age 39; born in WV; married at 17; in household of husband, Robert
Runyon.
5. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; E.D. 24-58; taken on 28 Jun 1940; Page
1125A; Image 11 of 60; Household #84.
Listed as Nancy M. Runyon; age 49; born in WV; widow; 4th grade education; lived in same place
on 1 Apr 1935; head of household.
6. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by Tweety; 2 Jul 2015.
" Nancy M Roberts Runyon
Birth 25 Oct 1886
McDowell County, West Virginia, USA
Death 5 Feb 1967 (aged 80)
McDowell County, West Virginia, USA
Burial
Tom Lester Cemetery
McDowell County, West Virginia, USA"


Virgil Runyon

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; taken on 21 Apr 1930; Page 212B; Image 23 of 42;
Family #180/182.
Listed as Virgil Runyon; age 12; born in WV; in household of father, Robert Runyon.
2. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; E.D. 24-58; taken on 28 Jun 1940; Page 1125A;
Image 11 of 60; Household #84.
Listed as Virgil Runyon; age 22; born in WV; single; 6th grade education; lived in same place on 1 Apr 1935;
cut-off sawyer in lumber mill; in household of mother, Nancy M. Runyon.


Leland Runyon

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; taken on 21 Apr 1930; Page 212B; Image 23 of 42;
Family #180/182.
Listed as Leland Runyon; age 6; born in WV; in household of father, Robert Runyon.
2. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; E.D. 24-58; taken on 28 Jun 1940; Page 1125A;
Image 11 of 60; Household #84.
Listed as Leland Runyon; age 16; born in WV; 6th grade education; lived in same place on 1 Apr 1935;
in household of mother, Nancy M. Runyon.


Henry Runyon

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; taken on 21 Apr 1930; Page 212B; Image 23 of 42;
Family #180/182.
Listed as Henry Runyon; age 2 yrs, 10 mons; born in WV; in household of father, Robert Runyon.
2. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; E.D. 24-58; taken on 28 Jun 1940; Page 1125A;
Image 11 of 60; Household #84.
Listed as Henry Runyon; age 12; born in WV; 4th grade education; attending school; lived in same place
on 1 Apr 1935; in household of mother, Nancy M. Runyon.


Ernest Runyon

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; taken on 21 Apr 1930; Page 212B; Image 23 of 42;
Family #180/182.
Listed as Ernest Runyon; age 1 mon; born in WV; in household of father, Robert Runyon.
2. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; E.D. 24-58; taken on 28 Jun 1940; Page 1125A;
Image 11 of 60; Household #84.
Listed as Earnest Runyon; age 10; born in WV; 1st grade education; attending school; lived in same place
on 1 Apr 1935; in household of mother, Nancy M. Runyon.


Lea Shawn Compton

1. Calfee Funeral Services; Pineville, WV; Posted Obit.
"Lea Strickland, 42 of New Richmond passed away December 4, 2014 from a sudden illness


Born November 16, 1972 at Welch, she was the daughter of Frankie Ward Compton of Wyoming and the late Michael Compton


She enjoyed playing softball and being with her family and friends.


In addition to her father, she was preceded in death by her husband, Steve Strickland, a son, Steven Michael Strickland; a brother Lonnie Michael Compton; a sister, Madge Compton; grandfather, Don Hall a uncle, Erby Hall and grandparents, Lonnie and Madge Compton


Survivors include her mother, Frankie Ward Compton of Wyoming


A son, Levi Connors of Oceana


2 brothers, Billy Hall of Pineville and Steven Michael Compton of Wyoming


4 sisters, Eva, Sierra, and Kayla Compton of Wyoming


Rosemary Ward of Beckley


Her grandmother, Mommy Mary Hall of Pineville


A memorial service will be held at 7 p.m., Thursday, December 11, 2014 in the Calfee Funeral Service Chapel with Pastor Michael Knotts officiating. The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. Thursday evening until the time of the service...."