McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families and Individuals

Notes


Raymond Woltz Brawley

1. 1930 Cesus, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Welch; taken on 9 Apr 1930; Page 215A;
Image 1 of 59; Family #1/1.
Listed as Raymond Brawley; age 28; born in WV; married at 25; store clerk; head of household.


Willie Ann Murphy

1. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Sandy River District, taken on 15 Apr, 1910, Page 79A, Family #3.
Listed as Willie A. Murphy, age 8, born in WV, in household of father, Columbus Murphy.
2. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 9 Mar 2014.
Willie Ann Brawley; born 1 Nov 1901; died 17 Feb 1984; buried here; Family of F.J. Vance Headstone and
grave marker photos shown.


Betty Jean Brawley

1. 1930 Cesus, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Welch; taken on 9 Apr 1930; Page 215A;
Image 1 of 59; Family #1/1.
Listed as Betty Brawley; age 1 yr, 3 mons; born in WV; in household of father, Raymond Brawley.
2. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Hull; E.D. 24-57; Page 1101A; Image 37 of 74;
Household #315.
Listed as Betty J. Brawley; age 11; born in WV; 4th grade education; attending school; lived in same house on
1 Apr1935; in household of mother, Willie Brawley.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #16224; WV Archives Web Site.
Betty Jean Brawley; age 16 yrs, 8 mons, 22 days; born 12 Jan 1929 at Canebrake, WV; living at Litwar, WV;
daughter of Raymond and Willie (Murphy) Brawley; died 1 Sep 1945 in Stevens Clinic, Welch, WV; from
an acute gangrenous ruptured appendicitis; buried 3 Sep 1945 in Iaeger Memorial, Roderfield, WV; informant,
Shirley Vance, Iaeger, WV.
4. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 9 Mar 2014.
Betty Jean Brawley; born 12 Jan 1929; died 1 Sep 1945 buried here; Family of F.J. Vance Headstone and
grave marker photos shown.


Billy R. Brawley

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Hull; E.D. 24-57; Page 1101A; Image 37 of 74;
Household #315.
Listed as Billy R. Brawley; age 7; born in WV; no education; attending school; lived in same house on
1 Apr1935; in household of mother, Willie Brawley.


Andrew Jackson Brewer

1. Meade Family Tree; posted by janmead11; Ancestry,com Web Site.
"Andrew Jackson Brewer
1866–1907
Birth 2 FEB 1866 • Warren, Tennessee, United States
Death 21 NOVEMBER 1907 • Gainsville, Cooke, Texas, USA"
2. Tennessee State Marriages, 1780-2002; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name Laura Baker
Gender Female
Marriage Date 20 Dec 1896
Marriage Place Blount, Tennessee, USA
Spouse Andrew J Brewer
Household Members

"Name Age
NameAndrew J Brewer
NameLaura Baker"


Laura Ann Baker

1. Meade Family Tree; posted by janmead11; Ancestry,com Web Site.
"Laura Ann Baker
1876–1920
Birth DEC 1876 • Blount, Tennessee, United States
Death 1920 • McDowell County, West Virginia"
2. Tennessee State Marriages, 1780-2002; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name Laura Baker
Gender Female
Marriage Date 20 Dec 1896
Marriage Place Blount, Tennessee, USA
Spouse Andrew J Brewer
Household Members

"Name Age
NameAndrew J Brewer
NameLaura Baker"


Charles Edward Brewer Sr

1. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #497; WV Archives Web Site.
Charles Brewer; age 39 yrs, 9 mons, 6 days; born 12 April 1907 in Chattanooga, TN; married;
husband of Evalyn Foley; age 25; merchant; living at Hensley, WV; son of Andrew and Laura
(Baker) Brewer; died 18 Jan 1947, DOA Grace Hospital, Welch, WV; from history of acute alcoholism
for nearly a month; buried 22 Jan 1947 in Iaeger Memorial, Roderfield, WV.
2. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 9 Mar 2014.
Charley Brewer; born 12 Apr 1908 (sic, death certificate states 1907); died 18 Jan 1947; buried here;
headstone photo shown; "HE WAS THE SUNSHINE OF OUR HOME".


Evelyn Beatrice Foley

1. Meade Family Tree; posted by janmead11; Ancestry,com Web Site.
"Evelyn Beatrice Foley
1921–1990
Birth 11 MAR 1921 • Coalwood, McDowell County, West Virginia
Death 15 JAN 1990 • Bucyrus, Crawford County, Ohio"


Ira Lester

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1952); WV Archives Web Site.
Ira Lester; age 23; born and living in Buchanan Co, VA; single; married on 25 Oct 1952 at
Panther, WV; Emma Lou Matney; age 18; born and living in Panther, WV; single; with
consent of Dewey Matney, step-father, and Ettie Matney, mother of Emma Lou Matney.


Emma Lou Matney

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1952); WV Archives Web Site.
Ira Lester; age 23; born and living in Buchanan Co, VA; single; married on 25 Oct 1952 at
Panther, WV; Emma Lou Matney; age 18; born and living in Panther, WV; single; with
consent of Dewey Matney, step-father, and Ettie Matney, mother of Emma Lou Matney.


Freda Lester

1. United States Public Records, 1970-2009; LDS Web Site.
"Name Freda Lester
Event Date 01 Jan 1993-15 Nov 2007
Event Place Panther, West Virginia, United States
Birth Date 09 Dec 1953
Address Panther, West Virginia 24872
Address Date 01 Jan 1993-15 Nov 2007
Affiliate Identifier 171347606"
2. Fanning Funeral Home; Iaeger, WV; Posted Obit.
"Freda Lester, 65, of Panther, WV passed away on Monday, November 1st, 2019 in CAMC Women and Children's Hospital, Charleston, WV.

"Freda was born December 9th, 1953 in Panther, WV. She was the daughter of the late Ira and Emilou Lester. She was a devoted member of the Little Zion Old Regular Baptist Church, as well as a devoted sister and aunt. She had a great love for the church, its members, and her family.

"In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her daughter, Crystal Lynn Lester, as well as one younger sister, Juanita Hicks, and one younger brother, Thomas Lester.

"Survivors include her younger sister, Janice Workman of Panther. As well as her sister-in-law, Nora Lester of Panther. Four nieces, Tammy Lester of the home, Jessica Lester and significant other, Jason Sparks of Paynesville, W.V., Rhonda Ferrell and husband, Reco of Stopover, KY, and Kaitlin Ferrell of Stopover, KY. Four nephews, Scott Hicks and Thomas Hicks, both of Paynesville, WV, Austin Lester and wife, Samantha Adkins Lester of Stamping Ground, KY and Brady Ferrell of Stopover, KY, and one grandnephew, Jackson Thomas Lester of Stamping Ground, KY.

"Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday, November 5th, 2019 at 12:00 P.M. at the Little Zion Old Regular

"Baptist Church at Panther, WV. Elders called are Fred Bailey, Zeb Justice, Danny Hurley, Danny McCoy, David Lester, Ivan Blankenship, and Dallas Dotson will officiate. Burial will follow to in the Dewey Matney Cemetery at Trace Fork near Panther, WV.

"Friends may call at the Little Zion Old Regular Baptist Church after 5:00 P.M., Sunday, November 3rd, 2019 and all day Monday, November 4th, 2019 where an evening service will be held both days at 7:00 P.M.

"Pallbearers will be friends of the family.

"Fanning Funeral Home, Iaeger, WV is in charge of the arrangements."


Williard Eugene Hicks

1. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1999"; McDowell Co Historical Society", 1999.
"Clarence R. and Lissie M. Bailey" Article; Page 164; submitted by Joyce Reed, Maiden, NC.
2. US Public Records, 1970-2009; LDS Web Site.
"Name: W Hicks
Also Known As: Willard Eugene Hicks
Residence Date: 01 Jun 2004-01 Jan 2009
Residence Place: Paynesville, West Virginia, United States
Birth Date: 28 Feb 1952
Phone Number: (304) 967-7586
Phone Number Recorded Date: 01 Jan 2009
Address: 274 PO Box
Address Continued: Paynesville, West Virginia 24873
Address Date: 01 Jun 2004-01 Jan 2009
2nd Address: Elizabeth
2nd Address Continued: Jolo, West Virginia 24850
2nd Address Date: 01 Oct 1998
3rd Address: 395 PO Box
3rd Address Continued: Jolo, West Virginia 24850
3rd Address Date: 01 Dec 1993-20 Oct 2006.."


Juanita Lester

1. Fanning Funeral Home; Iaeger, WV; Posted Obit.
" Juanita Hicks, 58, of Paynesville, WV, passed away Wednesday, March 11 , 2015 at Buchanan General Hospital in Grundy, VA.

"Juanita was born September 13, 1956 in Iaeger, WV, a daughter of the Ira and Emilou Matney Lester. She was a homemaker and a member of the Littler Flock Old Regular Baptist Church which she loved.

"In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her grandparents, Dewey and Edie Matney.

"Survivors include her husband of 35 years, Willard Hicks of the home; two sons, Scott and Thomas Hicks both of the home; one brother, Tommy Lester and wife Nora of Panther, WV; two sisters, Freda Lester of Panther, and Janice Workman also of Panther, WV; and a host of nieces and nephews.

"Funeral services will be conducted Monday, March 16, 2015 , at 11 o'clock with Elder James Slone, Brother Randy Looney, Elder David O'Quinn, Elder Danny Yates, Elder Steven Hagerman, Elder Michael Hagerman, and Elder Arnold Bailey officiating at the Little Flock Old Regular Baptist Church on Rockridge near Paynesville, WV. Burial will follow in the John R Hicks Cemetery on Rockridge near Paynesville, WV..."


Jake Milton Thomas

1. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Baileysville District; taken on 8 Apr 1930; Page 77B;
Family #106/106.
Listed as Jake Thomas; age 4; born in WV; in household of father, William C. Thomas.
2. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1947); Page 459; WV Archives Web Site.
Jake Milton Thomas; age 21; born at Ox, WV; single; living at Fanrock, WV; son of William Curtis and
Jessie (Rose) Thomas; married on 2 Aug 1947 at Baileysville, WV; Nona M. Altizer; age 17; born and
living at Fanrock, WV; single; daughter of John C. and Virginia (Christian) Altizer.


Nona Melanie "Tiny" Altizer

1. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Baileysville District; taken on 8 Apr 1930; Page 78B; Family #131/132.
Listed as Malene Altizer; age 5 mons; born in WV; in household of father, John Altizer.
2. 1940 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Baileysville District; E.D. 55-1; taken on 8 May 1940; Page 13A;
Image 39 of 49; Household #273.
Listed as Melane Altizer; age 10; born in WV; 3rd grade education; attending school; lived in same place
on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, John C. Altizer.
3. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1947); Page 459; WV Archives Web Site.
Jake Milton Thomas; age 21; born at Ox, WV; single; living at Fanrock, WV; son of William Curtis and
Jessie (Rose) Thomas; married on 2 Aug 1947 at Baileysville, WV; Nona M. Altizer; age 17; born and
living at Fanrock, WV; single; daughter of John C. and Virginia (Christian) Altizer.


Opal Altizer

1. 1940 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Baileysville District; E.D. 55-1; taken on 8 May 1940; Page 13A;
Image 39 of 49; Household #273.
Listed as Opal Altizer; age 24; born in WV; single; 8th grade education; lived in same place
on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, John C. Altizer.


David Altizer

1. 1940 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Baileysville District; E.D. 55-1; taken on 8 May 1940; Page 13A;
Image 39 of 49; Household #273.
Listed as David Altizer; age 7; born in WV; 1st grade education; attending school; lived in same place
on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, John C. Altizer.


Nona Melanie "Tiny" Altizer

1. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Baileysville District; taken on 8 Apr 1930; Page 78B; Family #131/132.
Listed as Malene Altizer; age 5 mons; born in WV; in household of father, John Altizer.
2. 1940 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Baileysville District; E.D. 55-1; taken on 8 May 1940; Page 13A;
Image 39 of 49; Household #273.
Listed as Melane Altizer; age 10; born in WV; 3rd grade education; attending school; lived in same place
on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, John C. Altizer.
3. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1947); Page 459; WV Archives Web Site.
Jake Milton Thomas; age 21; born at Ox, WV; single; living at Fanrock, WV; son of William Curtis and
Jessie (Rose) Thomas; married on 2 Aug 1947 at Baileysville, WV; Nona M. Altizer; age 17; born and
living at Fanrock, WV; single; daughter of John C. and Virginia (Christian) Altizer.


Frank Edgar Cline

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1946); Page 329; WV Archives Web Site.
Frank Edgar Cline; age 22; born in Grundy, VA; single; living at Bartley, WV; married on
29 Aug 1946 at Iaeger, WV; Ola Mae Ball; age 18; born in Caretta, WV; single; living at
Bartley, WV; with consent of Nelva Ball Stone, mother of Ola May Ball.


Ola Mae Ball

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1946); Page 329; WV Archives Web Site.
Frank Edgar Cline; age 22; born in Grundy, VA; single; living at Bartley, WV; married on
29 Aug 1946 at Iaeger, WV; Ola Mae Ball; age 18; born in Caretta, WV; single; living at
Bartley, WV; with consent of Nelva Ball Stone, mother of Ola May Ball.