McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families and Individuals

Notes


James Burton Steele

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1905); Page 163; WV Archives Web Site.
J. Burton Steele; age 24; born in McDowell (sic, Webster) Co, WV; single; laborer; living at
Sandy Huff, WV; son of Sam and Mary; married on 10 Nov 1905 in McDowell Co, WV; Minnia
Bailey; age 16; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; daughter of _____ and Sarah.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1911); Page 137; WV Archives Web Site.
James Burtin Steele; age 30; born in McDowell (sic, Webster) Co, WV; single (previous marriage);
laborer; living at Iaeger; son of Samuel and Mary; married on 2 Dec 1911 at Wilmore, WV; Sarah L.
Dangerfield; age 34; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; daughter of James and Rebecca.
3. McDowell Co, WV; WW I Draft Registration Card #139; 12 Sep 1918; Ancestry.com Web Site.
James Burton Steele; age 38; born 22 Jul 1880; living at Avondale, WV; night watchman for
D.M. McIsaac, Iaeger, WV; nearest relative, Mrs. Lucinda Steele, wife; Avondale, WV; tall with slender
build blue eyes and dark brown hair.
4. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Sandy District; Iaeger; taken on 7 Apr 1930; Page 167A;
Family #103/106.
Listed as James B. Steele; age 49; born in WV; divorced; in household of son-in-law, Randolph
Christian.
5. McDowell Co, WV: WW II Draft Registration Card U-586; 27 Apr 1942; Ancestry.com Web Site.
James Burton Steele; age 62; born 21 Jul 1880 in Webster Co, WV; living at Avondale, WV; employed
by G.W. Mullins Lumber Co, Bradshaw, WV; person who will always know address, Mrs. Martha Steele,
wife, Avondale, WV; 5' 10" tall; 163 lbs; blue eyes; brown hair; light complexion.
6. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #'59 005072; WV Archives Web Site.
James Burton Steele; age 78; born 21 Jul 1880 in Webster Co, WV; married; retired miner; living at
Bradshaw, WV; son of Sam and Mary (Payne) Steele; died 22 Apr 1959 at Bradshaw, WV; from cancer;
buried 24 Apr 1959 in Iaeger Memorial, Roderfield, WV; informant, Martha B. Steele, Bradshaw, WV.
7. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
Kenneth Bowen; 30 Apr 2013; grave marker photo added by B. Walls.
James Burton Steele; born 21 Jul 1880; died 22 Apr 1959; buried here; grave marker photo shown.


James Burton Steele

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1905); Page 163; WV Archives Web Site.
J. Burton Steele; age 24; born in McDowell (sic, Webster) Co, WV; single; laborer; living at
Sandy Huff, WV; son of Sam and Mary; married on 10 Nov 1905 in McDowell Co, WV; Minnia
Bailey; age 16; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; daughter of _____ and Sarah.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1911); Page 137; WV Archives Web Site.
James Burtin Steele; age 30; born in McDowell (sic, Webster) Co, WV; single (previous marriage);
laborer; living at Iaeger; son of Samuel and Mary; married on 2 Dec 1911 at Wilmore, WV; Sarah L.
Dangerfield; age 34; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; daughter of James and Rebecca.
3. McDowell Co, WV; WW I Draft Registration Card #139; 12 Sep 1918; Ancestry.com Web Site.
James Burton Steele; age 38; born 22 Jul 1880; living at Avondale, WV; night watchman for
D.M. McIsaac, Iaeger, WV; nearest relative, Mrs. Lucinda Steele, wife; Avondale, WV; tall with slender
build blue eyes and dark brown hair.
4. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Sandy District; Iaeger; taken on 7 Apr 1930; Page 167A;
Family #103/106.
Listed as James B. Steele; age 49; born in WV; divorced; in household of son-in-law, Randolph
Christian.
5. McDowell Co, WV: WW II Draft Registration Card U-586; 27 Apr 1942; Ancestry.com Web Site.
James Burton Steele; age 62; born 21 Jul 1880 in Webster Co, WV; living at Avondale, WV; employed
by G.W. Mullins Lumber Co, Bradshaw, WV; person who will always know address, Mrs. Martha Steele,
wife, Avondale, WV; 5' 10" tall; 163 lbs; blue eyes; brown hair; light complexion.
6. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #'59 005072; WV Archives Web Site.
James Burton Steele; age 78; born 21 Jul 1880 in Webster Co, WV; married; retired miner; living at
Bradshaw, WV; son of Sam and Mary (Payne) Steele; died 22 Apr 1959 at Bradshaw, WV; from cancer;
buried 24 Apr 1959 in Iaeger Memorial, Roderfield, WV; informant, Martha B. Steele, Bradshaw, WV.
7. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
Kenneth Bowen; 30 Apr 2013; grave marker photo added by B. Walls.
James Burton Steele; born 21 Jul 1880; died 22 Apr 1959; buried here; grave marker photo shown.


Sarah Lucinda Freeman

1. 1880 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Elkhorn Township, taken on 11/12 Jun 1880; Page 329B;
Family #12.
Listed as Sarah L. Gordon, age 4, born in WV; in household of father, Charles Gordon.
2. Per Doug Bishop e-mail of 30 Oct 1999 (Sarah L.)Lucinda was born on 10 Dec 1876.
3. "Families of Wyoming Co, WV", Vol 16, Issue #1, 2002, by Sally
Seaman-Williams, page 9; "Summaries of Lester/Hall Cases from Indian Fund
Applications" transcribed by James and Billy Zutaut.
Lucinda Dangerfield; 3 children; Wilmore, WV P.O.; married James
Dangerfield; daughter of James and Rebecca Smith Freeman; granddaughter of
James and Fannie Freeman & John F. and Polly Lester Smith.
4. "Marriage Register Book 1, 1869-1896"; McDowell Co, WV; Page 125.
J.F. Dangerfield; age 23; born in McDowell Co, WV; married on 11 May 1892 Lucinda Smith; age
21; born in Mercer Co, WV;both living in McDowell Co, WV; he was a railroad worker; by T.L.
Robertson.
5. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; taken on 16 Apr 1910; Page 79B;
Family #14.
Listed as Lucinda Dangerfield; age 33; born in WV; widow; 5 children, all living, head of
household.
6. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1911); Page 137; WV Archives Web Site.
James Burtin Steele; age 30; born in McDowell (sic, Webster) Co, WV; single (previous marriage);
laborer; living at Iaeger; son of Samuel and Mary; married on 2 Dec 1911 at Wilmore, WV; Sarah L.
Dangerfield; age 34; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; daughter of James and Rebecca.
7. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Sandy District; Iaeger, taken on 7 Apr 1930; Page 167A;
Family #104.
Listed as Sarah L. Steele; age 53; born in WV; divorced; head of household.
8. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Kimball; E.D.24-26; taken on 11 Apr 1940;
Page 537A; Image 25 of 42; Household #250.
Listed as Sarah White; age 63; born in WV; widow; 7th grade education; lived in same place on 1
Apr 1935; in household of daughter, Edith M. Steele White.
9. Wyoming Co, WV Death Registry; Page 18; WV Archives Web Site.
Sarah Dangerfield Steel; age 86; born on 10 Dec 1876 in WV; widow; living at Steels, WV; died
2 Feb 1963 at Steels, WV from stoke; buried on 5 Feb 1963 in Rose Lawn Memorial Gardens,
Iaeger; informant, L.M. Riffe, Steels, WV.


Lorenzo"Rans" Dangerfield

1. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; taken on 16 Apr 1910; Page 79B; Family #14.
Listed as Lorenzo Dangerfield; age 3; born in WV; in household of mother, Sarah L. Gordon
Dangerfield.
2. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Sandy District; Iaeger, taken on 7 Apr 1930; Page 167A;
Family #104.
Listed as Rand Dangerfield; age 23; born in WV; in household of mother, Sarah L. Gordon
Dangerfield Steel.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1930); Page 116; WV Archives Web Site.
Rans Dangerfield; age 23; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; railroader; living at Iaeger, WV; son of
James and Sarah; married on 3 Jun 1930 at Bradshaw, WV; Grace Payne; age 19; born in
McDowell Co, WV; daughter of John and Ida.


Grace Payne

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1930); Page 116; WV Archives Web Site.
Rans Dangerfield; age 23; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; railroader; living at Iaeger, WV; son of James
and Sarah; married on 3 Jun 1930 at Bradshaw, WV; Grace Payne; age 19; born in McDowell Co, WV;
daughter of John and Ida.


John Rahes

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1923); Page 217; WV Archives Web Site.
John Rahes; age 22; born in Wythe Co, VA; single; miner; living at Elbert, WV; son of A.J. and
Louisa; married on 6 Sep 1923 at Welch, WV; Beatrice Hamilton; age 17; born in McDowell Co, WV;
single; daughter of R.E. and Bessie.


Beatrice Hamilton

1. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; taken on 25 Apr 1910; Page 45B; Family #9/13.
Listed as Beatrice Hamilton; age 4; born in WV; in household of father, Robert E. Hamilton.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1923); Page 217; WV Archives Web Site.
John Rahes; age 22; born in Wythe Co, VA; single; miner; living at Elbert, WV; son of A.J. and
Louisa; married on 6 Sep 1923 at Welch, WV; Beatrice Hamilton; age 17; born in McDowell Co, WV;
single; daughter of R.E. and Bessie.


Josephine Acosta

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Mile Branch; E.D. 24-60; taken on 4 Apr
1940; Page 1184B; Image 6 of 132; Household #44.
Listed as Josephine Acosta; age 1; born in WV; in household of father, Harry Acosta.
2. Raleigh Co, WV Marriage Records; Vol #__(1956); WV Archives Web Site.
Sidney Warthan' age 23; born 2 Jan 1933 in TX; living at Prince, WV; son of S.A. and Velma Warthan;
married on 3 Mar 1956 at Beckley, WV; Josephine Acosta; age 17; born 15 Feb 1939 in McDowell Co,
WV; living at Beckley, WV; with consent of Bessie Acosta, father deceased.


Thomas Ralph "Tom" Acosta

1. "Hertiage of McDowell Co, WV 1858-1999", Vol II, Louis and Fannie Blankenship Acosta" article, Page
152.
2. US Obituary Collection; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name of Deceased: Thomas Acosta
Gender: Male
Death Date: 15 Feb 2011
Obituary Date: 22 Feb 2012
Newspaper Location: Richmond, Virginia, USA
Residence (at time of death): Richmond, Virginia, USA
Spouse's Name: Pam Blakey Acosta
Parents' Names: Harry Acosta
[Bessie Acosta]
Childrens' Names: Mikel, wife, Melissa, Angelo, wife, Rhonda, and London
Siblings' Names: Gilbert and Lloyd; Goldie and Penny; Harry; Josie, Carmen and Nancy"


Theodore Willard Webb

1. Raleigh Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1960); Page 74; WV Archives Web Site.
Theodore Williard Webb; age 44; born 28 Nov 1916 in Saxon, WV; living at Beckley; son of Lewis
Crockett and Sarah Margaret Webb; married on 10 Jun 1960; at Beckley, WV; Bessie Acosta, age 45;
born 15 Mar 1915 at Inez, KY; living at Beckley, WV; daughter of John and Millie Ward.


Bessie Ward

1. 1920 Census, Martin Co, KY; Eden; taken on 5 Jan 1920; Page 162B; Image 4 of 26; Family #39/39.
Listed as Bessie Ward; age 3 yrs 9 mons; born in KY; in household of father, John D. Ward.
2. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; Susannah; taken on 25 Apr 1930; Page 116B;
Image 32 of 52; Family 292/296.
Listed as Bessie Ward; age 15; born in KY; in household of father, John D. Ward.
3. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Mile Branch; E.D. 24-60; taken on 4 Apr
1940; Page 1184B; Image 6 of 132; Household #44.
Listed as Bessi Acosta; age 25; born in KY; married; 6th grade education; lived in same
place on 1 Apr 1935; in hpusehold of husband, Harry Acosta.
4. Raleigh Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1960); Page 74; WV Archives Web Site.
Theodore Williard Webb; age 44; born 28 Nov 1916 in Saxon, WV; living at Beckley; son of Lewis
Crockett and Sarah Margaret Webb; married on 10 Jun 1960; at Beckley, WV; Bessie Acosta, age 45;
born 15 Mar 1915 at Inez, KY; living at Beckley, WV; daughter of John and Millie Ward.


John Harvey Ward

1. 1910 Census, Buchanan Co, VA; Garden District; taken on 28 Apr 1910; Page 99B; Family #160/160.
Listed as John H. Ward; age 1 yr, 9 mons; born in VA; in household of father, Bert Ward.
2. 1920 Census, Buchanan Co, VA; Garden District; taken on 29 Jan 1920; Page 20B; Family #317/317.
Listed as Johnie Ward; age 13; born in VA; in household of father, Bert Ward.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1931); Page 215; WV Archives Web Site.
John Ward; age 22; born in Buchanan Co, VA; single; miner; living at Yukon, WV; son of
S.B. and Elsie; married on 13 Jun 1931 at Welch, WV; Hannah Mullins; age 22; born in
McDowell Co, WV; single; daughter of Burb and Minnie.


Hannah Mullins

1. "The Heritage of McDowell Co, WV 1858-1999", Vol II, page 218, William Burb
Mullins article, submitted by Arthur C. Ward, Box 94, Bladensburg, OH 43005.
William Burb Mullins, son of Allen and Ruth Jones Mullins, born in Jun 1875
at Avondale, WV; married Arminda Crigger on 16 Jun 1898; died 26 Jul 1957;
buried in Mullins Cemetery at Avondale, WV.
Children were: Abraham, Mary, Minerva, Hannah and Barbara.
2. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; taken on 6 May 1910; Page 92A; Image
26 of 31; Family #237/239.
Listed as Hannah Mullins; age 4; born in WV; in household of father, Willam B. Mullins.
3.1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Lone Jack; Iaeger; Dry Fork Road; taken on
10 Mar 1920; page 246A; Image 33 of 35; Family #232/236.
Listed a Hannah Mullins; age 14; born in WV; in household of father, William B. Mullins.
4. 1930 Census; McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Dry Fork Road; taken on 14 Apr 1930;
Page 257B; Image 34 of 51; Family #285/289.
Listed as Hannah Mullins; age 22; born in WV; single; in household of brother-in-law, William
M. Patterson and sister, Mary E. Mullins Patterson.
5. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1931); Page 215; WV Archives Web Site.
John Ward; age 22; born in Buchanan Co, VA; single; miner; living at Yukon, WV; son of
S.B. and Elsie; married on 13 Jun 1931 at Welch, WV; Hannah Mullins; age 22; born in
McDowell Co, WV; single; daughter of Burb and Minnie.