McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families and Individuals

Notes


Thomas G. Branch Sr

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Premier; taken 11 Apr 1930; page 236B;
Image 12 of 35; Family #89/89.
Listed as Thomas Branch; age 43; born in VA; married at 23; coal miner; head of household.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #15149; WV Archives Web Site.
Tom Branch; age 68; born 19 Oct 1886 in Stuart, VA; married; coal miner; living at Roderfield, WV;
son of James Branch and unknow mother; died 9 Dec 1954 at Roderfield, WV; from a coronary
thrombosis; buried12 Dec 1954 at Roderfield; informant, Mrs. Kyle Barber.
3. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
Kenneth Bowen; 12 Apr 2013.
Thomas Branch; born 19 Oct 1886; died 9 Dec 1954; buried here; no grave marker photo shown.


Lucinda Jane "Cindy Lou" French

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Premier; taken 11 Apr 1930; page 236B;
Image 12 of 35; Family #89/89.
Listed as Lucinda J. Branch; age 34; born in VA; married at 16; in household of husband, Thomas G.
Branch.


Clarence Elwood Branch

1. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #807; WV Archives Web Site.
Clarence Elwood Branch; age 11 yrs; born 26 Aug 1912 in Patrick Co, VA; son of Thomas and Suide
(French) Branch; died 2 Jan 1923 in Premier, WV; due to tubercular peritonites; buried in Premier,
WV; informant, W.K. Ferguson, premier.
2. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by Kenneth Bowen; 12 Apr 2013.
"Clarence Elwood Branch
Birth 26 Aug 1912
Patrick County, Virginia, USA
Death 2 Jan 1923 (aged 10)
Premier, McDowell County, West Virginia, USA
Burial
Premier Cemetery
Premier, McDowell County, West Virginia"


Ernest W. Branch

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Premier; taken 11 Apr 1930; page 236B;
Image 12 of 35; Family #89/89.
Listed as Ernest W. Branch; age 18; born in VA; brakeman in coal mine; in household of father,
Thomas G. Branch.


Cecil R. Branch

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Premier; taken 11 Apr 1930; page 236B;
Image 12 of 35; Family #89/89.
Listed as Cecil R. Branch; age 10; born in WV; in household of father, Thomas G. Branch.


Ollie M. Branch

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Premier; taken 11 Apr 1930; page 236B;
Image 12 of 35; Family #89/89.
Listed as Ollie M. Branch; age 8; born in VA; in household of father, Thomas G. Branch.


Thomas G. Branch Jr

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Premier; taken 11 Apr 1930; page 236B;
Image 12 of 35; Family #89/89.
Listed as Thomas Branch, Jr; age 6; born in VA; in household of father, Thomas G. Branch.


Hannah F. Branch

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Premier; taken 11 Apr 1930; page 236B;
Image 12 of 35; Family #89/89.
Listed as Hannah F. Branch; age 3 yrs 1 mon; born in VA; in household of father, Thomas G. Branch.


Bruce L. Branch

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Premier; taken 11 Apr 1930; page 236B;
Image 12 of 35; Family #89/89.
Listed as Bruce L. Branch; age 1 yr 11 mons; born in VA; in household of father, Thomas G. Branch.


Alvin Reynold Branch

1. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #'60 006982; WV Archives Web Site.
Alvin Branch; age 26; born 17 Jun 1933 at Premier, WV; married; living at Roderfield; served in
armed forces; son of Thomas G. and Cindy Lou (Franch) Branch; died 4 May 1960 at Roderfield, WV;
from a coronary embolism due to rheumatic heart disease; buried 7 May 1960 in Iaeger Memorial
Cemetery, Roderfield, WV; informant, Barbara E. Branch, Roderfield, WV.
2. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
Kenneth Bowen; 12 Apr 2013; heastone photos added by B. Walls.
Alvin Reynold Branch; born 17 Jun 1933; died 4 May 1960; buried here; Branch fanily headstone and
his headstone photos shown; "WEST VIRGINIA CPL MD KOREA".


Lloyd England

1. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Huff Creek District; taken on 7 May 1910; Page 256B; Family #114/117.
Listed as Laid England; age 6; born in WV; in household of father, Joseph England.
2. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Big Sandy District; taken on 14 Jan 1920; Page 220A;
Family #180/184.
Listed as Loyd England; age 16; born in WV; laborer in lumber camp; in household of father, Joseph England.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1925); Page 163; WV Archives Web Site.
Loyd England; age 21; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; miner; living at Hensley, WV; son of Joseph and Martha;
married on 27 Jun 1925 at Roderfield, WV; Claudie Rose; age 18; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; daughter
of Phillip and Mirley.
4. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Hensley; taken on 12 Apr 1930; Page 58A;
Family #389/407.
Listed as Loyd England; age 24; born in WV; divorced; in household of brother, Troy England.
5. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Record; Vol #__(1933); Page 303; WV Archives Web Site.
Lloyd England; age 28; born in McDowell Co, WV; widowed (sic, divorced) miner; living at Hensley, WV;
son of Joseph and Martha; married on 29 Jul 1933 at Roderfield, Annie Church; age 21; born in McDowell
Co, WV; single; living at Hensley, WV; daughter of ______ and Mazzie.


Claudia Pansy Rose

1. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District, Davy; taken on 5 Jan 1920; Page 233A;
Family #109/112.
Listed as Claudie Rose; age 8; born in WV; in household of father, Phillip R. Rose.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1925); Page 163; WV Archives Web Site.
Loyd England; age 21; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; miner; living at Hensley, WV; son of Joseph and Martha;
married on 27 Jun 1925 at Roderfield, WV; Claudie Rose; age 18; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; daughter
of Phillip and Mirley.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #16727; WV Archives Web Site.
Claudia brown; age __; born 29 Jun 1911 in Toney Fork, WV; married; wife of James Brown; housewife;
living at Iaeger?, WV (entered as place of death in error); daughter of P.R. and Mirley (Cook) Rose; died
17 Jun 1933 in Welch #1 (Hospital, Welch, WV); due to obstruction of bowel following fecal fisterlock (sp?;
colostomy operation performed 22 Apr 1933; buried 18 Jun 1933 at Sandy Huff, WV; informant, P.R. Rose,
Iaeger, WV.


Carlos Lemia Branch Sr

1. WWII Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Lemla Carles Branch
Race: White
Age: 23
Relationship to Draftee: Self (Head)
Birth Date: 4 Sep 1917
Birth Place: Premier, West Virginia, USA
Residence Place: Big Sandy, Mcdowell, West Virginia, USA
Registration Date: 16 Oct 1940
Registration Place: Big Sandy, Mcdowell, West Virginia, USA
Employer: Kingston Pocahontas 3 C
Weight: 139
Complexion: Light
Eye Color: Blue
Hair Color: Brown
Height: 5 7
Next of Kin: Cinda Branch
Household Members:
Name Relationship
Lemla Carles Branch Self (Head)
Cinda Branch Mother"
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1942); Page 142; WV Archives Web Site.
Limla Branch; age 25; born at Premier, WV; single; living at Gary, WV; was issued a license to
marry on 23 Oct 1942; Hildred Napier; age 16; born in Logan Co, WV; single; living at Gary, WV;
no return by minister.


Hildred Napier

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1942); Page 142; WV Archives Web Site.
Limla Branch; age 25; born at Premier, WV; single; living at Gary, WV; was issued a license to
marry on 23 Oct 1942; Hildred Napier; age 16; born in Logan Co, WV; single; living at Gary, WV;
no return by minister.


Carlos Limba Branch Jr

1. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #6002; WV Archives Web Site.
Carlos Limba Branch; age 2 mons, 11 days; born 19 Feb 1943 at Wilcoe, WV; living at Marytown, WV;
son fo L. C. and Hildred (Napier) Branch; died 1 May 1943 at Marytown, WV; from an edema of glottis;
buried 2May 1943 in Iaeger Memorial, Roderfield, WV; informant, L.C. Branch, Marytown, WV.
2. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
Kenneth Bowen; 12 Apr 2013.
Carlos Lemba Branch, Jr; born 19 Feb 1943; died 1 May 1943; buried here; no gravemarker photo shown.


Kyle Barber

1. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Welch; taken on 28 Jan 1920; Page 123A;
Family #246/305.
Listed as Kyle Barber; age 9; born in WV; in household of father, Henry P. Barbour.
2. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Lake Superior; taken on 24 Apr 1930;
Page 191B; Family #630/685.
Listed as Kyle Barber; age 19; born in WV; in household of father, Henry P. Barbour.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1932); Page 240; WV Archives Web Site.
Kyle Barber; age 22; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; laborer; living at Welch, WV; son of Paris and
Maggie; married on 15 Nov 1932 at Welch, WV; Sylvia Branch; age 18; born in McDowell Co, WV;
single; living at Premier, WV; daughter of Tom and Cindy.
4. Social Security Death Index; LDS Web Site.
Kyle Barber; born on 15 Sep 1910; died in Dec 1987; living at Abingdon, Washington Co, VA at death.


Sylvia B. Branch

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Premier; taken 11 Apr 1930; page 236B;
Image 12 of 35; Family #89/89.
Listed as Sylvia B. Branch; age 14; born in WV; in household of father, Thomas G. Branch.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1932); Page 240; WV Archives Web Site.
Kyle Barber; age 22; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; laborer; living at Welch, WV; son of Paris and
Maggie; married on 15 Nov 1932 at Welch, WV; Sylvia Branch; age 18; born in McDowell Co, WV;
single; living at Premier, WV; daughter of Tom and Cindy.


Hobart McKinley Branscome

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1928); Page 285; WV Archives Web Site.
Hobert Branscome; age 21; born in Carroll Co, VA; single; miner; living at Bartley, WV; son
of Hobert and Ada; married on 20 Sep 1928 at Welch, WV; Bessie Blankenship; age 17; born
in McDowell Co, WV; single; living at Bartley, WV; daughter of J.W. and Lizzie.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #541; WV Archives Web Site.
Hobart McKinley Branscome; age 33 yrs, 3 mons, 1 day; born 9 Oct 1906 in Carroll Co, VA;
married; husband of Bessie Blankenship; miner at Pond Creek living at Jolo, WV; son of Hobert
and Ada (Quisenberry) Branscome; died 10 Jan 1940 at Bartley, WV; from mine explosion; buried
14 Jan 1940 at Roderfield, WV; informant, Mrs. Hobert Branscome, Jolo, WV.
3. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 24 Feb 2014.
Hobart Branscome; born 9 Oct 1906; died 10 Jan 1940; buried here; grave marker photo shown.


Bessie Mae Blankenship

1. "The Heritage of McDowell Co, WV...", McDowell Co Historical Society, 1995
"Moses Blankenship" article, page 102; submitted by Robert G. Tedder, III, Oneida, TN.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1928); Page 285; WV Archives Web Site.
Hobert Branscome; age 21; born in Carroll Co, VA; single; miner; living at Bartley, WV; son
of Hobert and Ada; married on 20 Sep 1928 at Welch, WV; Bessie Blankenship; age 17; born
in McDowell Co, WV; single; living at Bartley, WV; daughter of J.W. and Lizzie.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1942); Page 348; WV Archives Web Site.
Robert Charles Payne; age 21; born and living at Bradshaw, WV; single; married on 5 Jun 1942
at Bradshaw, WV; Bessie May Branscome; age 32; born at Bartley, WV; widow, living at Jolo, WV.
4. Buchanan Co, VA; Marriage License #24499; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Hestel Vance; age 24; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; truck driver; no previous marriage; living in Jolo, WV;
son of David D. and Martha J. (Horn) Vance; married on 2 Aug 1947 at Grundy, VA; Bessie Me Payne, maiden
name Blankenship; age 34; born in McDowell Co, WV; widow; married twice before; housework; living at Jolo,
WV; daughter of Wallis and Lizzie (Adair) Blankenship.
5. Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Bessie M. Vance
SSN: 236-58-0791
Last Residence:
24850 Jolo, Mcdowell, West Virginia, USA
BORN: 14 Jan 1911
Died: 19 Feb 1989
State (Year) SSN issued: West Virginia (1954)"
6. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Bessie Mae Vance
[Bessie M Vance]
[Bessie Mae Blankenship]
Gender: Female
Race: White
Birth Date: 14 Jan 1911
Birth Place: Bartley Med, West Virginia
[Avondale Mcd??, West Virginia]
Death Date: 19 Feb 1989
Father: J W Blankenship
Mother: Elizabeth Addair
SSN: 236580791
Notes: May 1955: Name listed as BESSIE MAE VANCE; 30 Mar 1977: Name listed as BESSIE M VANCE"
7. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV;
submitted by B. Walls; 24 Feb 2014.
Bessie Mae Branscome Vance; born 14 Jan 1911; died 18 (sic 19) Feb 1989; buried here; grave
marker photo shown; "MARRIED SEPT 20, 1928 * MEETING YOU IN HEAVEN".


Hobert Branscome

1. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Draper Valley Presbyterian Church Cemetery; Draper; Pulaski Co, VA;
submitted by Becky; 24 Aug 2009; maintained by Denise Drake Horton.
Harbert Branscome; born 23 Jan 1888; died 19 Jul 1943; buried here; no grave marker photo shown.


Asa Quisenberry

1. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Draper Valley Presbyterian Church Cemetery; Draper; Pulaski Co, VA;
submitted by Becky; 24 Aug 2009; maintained by Denise Drake Horton.
Ada Quisenberry Branscome; born 21 Jan 1888; died 28 Jul 1947; buried here; no grave marker photo shown.


Benjamin Franklin Branson

1. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #9493; WV Archives Web Site.
Benjamin Franklin Branson; age 64 yrs, 9 mons, 23 days; born 23 Sep 1875 in Saltville, VA; married;
husband of Elizabeth Gear; miner; living at Welch, WV; son of Henry L. and Aline (Henegar) Branson;
died 15 Jul 1940 in Welch Emergency Hospital, Welch, WV; from cerebral apoplexy due to hypertension;
buried; 17 Jul 1940 in Iaeger memorial, Roderfield; informant, Luther E. Mabe, Havaco, WV.
2. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 22 Dec 2013.
Bengamin F. Branson; born 23 Sep 1875; died 15 Jul 1940; buried here; double headstone photo shown
with wife, Elizabeth G. Branson; "GONE BUT NOT FORGOTTEN".


Elizabeth "Lizzie" Geer

1. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #14825; WV Archives Web Site.
Elizabeth Branson; age 72 yrs, 7 mons, 21 days; born 10 Mar 1873 at Saltville, VA; widow; wife of Ben
Branson; living at Maitland, WV; daughter of Thomas and Nancy (Hayden) Geer; died 30 Oct 1945 at
Roderfield, WV; from hemiplegia; due to arteriosclerosis with senility; buried 2 Nov 1945 in Iaeger Memorial
Roderfield, WV; informant, Mrs. L. E. Mabe, Havaco, WV.
2. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 22 Dec 2013.
Elizabeth G. Branson; born 10 Mar 1873; died 30 Oct 1945; buried here; double headstonE photo shown
with husband,Benjamin F. Branson; "GONE BUT NOT FORGOTTEN".