McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV; Families and Individuals

Notes


Harry Edward Chandler Jr

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; Havaco; taken on 5 Apr 1930; Page 7B; Image
14 of 26; Family #124/137.
Listed as Harry Chandler, Jr; age 4 yrs, 3 mons; born in WV; in household of father, Harry Chandler.
2. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District, Erin; E.D. 24-37; taken on 15/16 Apr 1940;
Page 753B; Image 21 of 35; Household #143.
Listed as Harry Chandler; age 13; born in WV; 8th grade education; attending school; lived in same
place on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Harry Chandler.
3. North Carolina, Marriage Records, 1741-2011; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Harry Edward Chandler Jr
Gender: Male
Race: White
Age: 30
Birth Year: abt 1926
Marriage Date: 11 Jul 1956
Marriage Place: Alleghany, North Carolina, USA
Father: Harry Edward Chandler
Mother: Hallie Chandler
Spouse: Barbara Elizabethe Christian
Spouse Gender: Female
Spouse Race: White
Spouse Age: 33
Spouse Father: Sam Christian
Spouse Mother: Sallie Christian
Event Type: Marriage"


Barbara Elizabeth Christian

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; taken 11 Apr 1930; Page 104A; Image 31 of
62; Family #322/316.
Listed as Barbara Christian; age 6; born in WV; in household of father, Samuel Christian.
2. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; Filbert; E.D. 24-5; taken 30 Apr 1940; Page 110A;
Image 61 of 70; Household #460.
Listed as Barbara Christian; age 16; born in WV; single; 3 yrs HS education; lived in McDowell Co,
WV on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Samuel Christian.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1941); Page 418; WV Archives Web Site.
Floyd Ernest Wilson; age 21; born and living in Hemphill, WV; single; married on 22 Nov 1941 in
Welch, WV; Barbara Elizabeth Christian; age 18; born in ream, WV; single; living at Filbert, WV; with
consent of Sallie Christian, mother of Barbara Elizabeth Christian.
4. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1946); Pge 175; WV Archives Web Site.
John T. Church; age 24; born at Wilcoe, WV; single; living at Welch, WV; married on 31 Dec 1946 at
Welch, WV; Barbara E. Christian; age 23; born at Gary, WV; divorced; living at Hemphill, WV.
5. North Carolina, Marriage Records, 1741-2011; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Barbara Elizabethe Christian
Gender: Female
Race: White
Age: 33
Birth Year: abt 1923
Marriage Date: 11 Jul 1956
Marriage Place: Alleghany, North Carolina, USA
Father: Sam Christian
Mother: Sallie Christian
Spouse: Harry Edward Chandler
Spouse Gender: Male
Spouse Race: White
Spouse Age: 30
Spouse Father: Harry Edward Chandler
Spouse Mother: Hallie Chandler
Event Type: Marriage "
6. Newspapers.com Obituary Index, 1800s-current; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Barbara E. Chandler
Maiden Name: Christian
Gender: Female
Death Age: 66
Birth Date: abt 1925
Residence Place: Calumet City
Death Date: 4 Feb 1991
Obituary Date: 6 Feb 1991
Obituary Place: Munster, Indiana, United States of America
Parents: Samuel Christian; Sally Christian
Spouse: Harry
Child: Starr Gadkowski
Clyde
Siblings: Rosie Massey
Marcella Harvey
Joyce Sigler
Clyde Christian
Jimmy Christian
Frances Christian
Maggie Hughes "


Clyde Edward Chandler

1. McDowell Co, WV; Death Registry; Vol #__(1951); Browns Creek District; Page __; WV Archives Web Site.
Baby Boy Chandler; died 11 Sep 1951; stillborn in McDowell Co, WV; asphyxiation of the newborn;
parents, Harold Edward and Barbara Elizabeth (Christian) Chandler.
2. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 21 Jul 2014.
Clyde Edward Chandler; born unknown; died 11 Sep 1951; buried here' "OUR BELOVED BABY".


Rufus J. Church

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1921); Page 82; WV Archives Web Site.
Rufus Church; age 18; born in Johnson Co, TN; single; miner; living at Dearing, WV; son of Wiley and Rebecca;
married on 21 Sep 1921 at Wilcoe, WV; May Roark; age 16; born in Ashe Co, NC; single; daughter of Stacy and
Cora.
2. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by B. Walls;
2 Dec 2013.
Rufus J. Church; born 12 Oct 1903; died 4 Aug 1977; buried here; double headstone photo shown with wife
May Roark Church; "TIS LOVE THAT CALLS US HOME AT CLOSE OF DAY".


May Roark

1. 1910 Census, Ashe Co, NC; North Fork Township; taken on 19 Apr 1910; Page 206B; Image 8
of 40; Family #63/63.
Listed as May Roark; age 5; born in NC; in household of grandfather, Isaac Roark.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1921); Page 82; WV Archives Web Site.
Rufus Church; age 18; born in Johnson Co, TN; single; miner; living at Dearing, WV; son of Wiley and Rebecca;
married on 21 Sep 1921 at Wilcoe, WV; May Roark; age 16; born in Ashe Co, NC; single; daughter of Stacy and
Cora.
3. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by B. Walls;
2 Dec 2013.
Mae Church; born 3 Mar 1905; died 31 Dec 1976; buried here; double headstone photo shown with husband,
Rufus J. Church;"TIS LOVE THAT CALLS US HOME AT CLOSE OF DAY".


John Turner Church

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1946); Pge 175; WV Archives Web Site.
John T. Church; age 24; born at Wilcoe, WV; single; living at Welch, WV; married on 31 Dec 1946 at
Welch, WV; Barbara E. Christian; age 23; born at Gary, WV; divorced; living at Hemphill, WV.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #9613; WV Archives Web Site.
John Turner Church; age 32; born 7 Jun 1922 at Dearing, WV; divorced; coal miner;
SS#232-16-4257; served in WW II; living at Welch, WV; son of Rufus and May (Roark) Church; died
20 Aug 1954 in the Welch Emergency Hospital, Welch, WV; from injuries suffered in automobile
accident; buried 22 Aug 1954 in Iaeger Memorial Cemetery; informant, Rufus Church.
3. US Headstone Applications for Military Veterans, 1925-1963; Ancestry.com Web Site.
John T. Church; born 7 Jun 1922; died 20 Aug 1954; enlisted 16 Nov 1945; honorably discharged 17
Dec 1946; Serial # RA 20526821; PFC, Company F, 38th Mechanized Cavalry, Reconnaissance
Squadron; buried in Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, WV; applied for by Rufus Church,
Hemphill, WV.
4. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls;16 Mar 2014.
John T. Church; born 7 Jun 1922; died 20 Aug 1954; buried here; headstone photo shown; "WEST
VIRGINIA PFC CO F 38 MECZ CAV RECON SQ WORLD WAR II".


Barbara Elizabeth Christian

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; taken 11 Apr 1930; Page 104A; Image 31 of
62; Family #322/316.
Listed as Barbara Christian; age 6; born in WV; in household of father, Samuel Christian.
2. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; Filbert; E.D. 24-5; taken 30 Apr 1940; Page 110A;
Image 61 of 70; Household #460.
Listed as Barbara Christian; age 16; born in WV; single; 3 yrs HS education; lived in McDowell Co,
WV on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Samuel Christian.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1941); Page 418; WV Archives Web Site.
Floyd Ernest Wilson; age 21; born and living in Hemphill, WV; single; married on 22 Nov 1941 in
Welch, WV; Barbara Elizabeth Christian; age 18; born in ream, WV; single; living at Filbert, WV; with
consent of Sallie Christian, mother of Barbara Elizabeth Christian.
4. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1946); Pge 175; WV Archives Web Site.
John T. Church; age 24; born at Wilcoe, WV; single; living at Welch, WV; married on 31 Dec 1946 at
Welch, WV; Barbara E. Christian; age 23; born at Gary, WV; divorced; living at Hemphill, WV.
5. North Carolina, Marriage Records, 1741-2011; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Barbara Elizabethe Christian
Gender: Female
Race: White
Age: 33
Birth Year: abt 1923
Marriage Date: 11 Jul 1956
Marriage Place: Alleghany, North Carolina, USA
Father: Sam Christian
Mother: Sallie Christian
Spouse: Harry Edward Chandler
Spouse Gender: Male
Spouse Race: White
Spouse Age: 30
Spouse Father: Harry Edward Chandler
Spouse Mother: Hallie Chandler
Event Type: Marriage "
6. Newspapers.com Obituary Index, 1800s-current; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Barbara E. Chandler
Maiden Name: Christian
Gender: Female
Death Age: 66
Birth Date: abt 1925
Residence Place: Calumet City
Death Date: 4 Feb 1991
Obituary Date: 6 Feb 1991
Obituary Place: Munster, Indiana, United States of America
Parents: Samuel Christian; Sally Christian
Spouse: Harry
Child: Starr Gadkowski
Clyde
Siblings: Rosie Massey
Marcella Harvey
Joyce Sigler
Clyde Christian
Jimmy Christian
Frances Christian
Maggie Hughes "


Carmel Bernon Harvey

1. Tazewell Co, VA; Marriage License #12015; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Carmel Bernon Harvey; age 28; born in Nicholas Co, WV; single; living in Bishop, VA; son of Bert and
Lona (Dawson) Harvey; married on 4 Mar 1940 in Tazewell, VA; Marcella Christian; age 22; born in
Tramwell, VA (sic?); single; living in Bishop, VA; daughter of Sam J. and Sallie (Day) Christian.
2. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; Filbert; E.D. 24-5; taken 30 Apr 1940; Page 110A;
Image 61 of 70; Household #460.
Listed as Carmel Harvey; age 25; born in WV; married; 7th grade education; lived in Montgomery Co,
WV on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father-in law, Samuel Christian, with wife..


Marcella Christian

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; taken 11 Apr 1930; Page 104A; Image 31 of
62; Family #322/316.
Listed as Marcella Christian; age 8; born in WV; in household of father, Samuel Christian.
2. Tazewell Co, VA; Marriage License #12015; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Carmel Bernon Harvey; age 28; born in Nicholas Co, WV; single; living in Bishop, VA; son of Bert and
Lona (Dawson) Harvey; married on 4 Mar 1940 in Tazewell, VA; Marcella Christian; age 22; born in
Tramwell, VA (sic?); single; living in Bishop, VA; daughter of Sam J. and Sallie (Day) Christian.
3. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; Filbert; E.D. 24-5; taken 30 Apr 1940; Page 110A;
Image 61 of 70; Household #460.
Listed as Marcella Harvey; age 18; born in WV; married; 3 yrs HS education; lived in McDowell Co,
WV on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Samuel Christian, with husband.
4. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Marcella Christian Harvey
[Marcella Harvey]
[Marcella Christian Christian]
Gender: Female
Race: White
Birth Date: 4 Aug 1921
Birth Place: Tramell Dixs, Virginia
Death Date: 13 Jul 2002
Father: Sam J Christian
Mother: Sallie L Day
SSN: 233584917
Notes: Aug 1954: Name listed as MARCELLA CHRISTIAN HARVEY;
02 Oct 2002: Name listed as MARCELLA HARVEY"
5. Find A Grave Index, 1600s-Current; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Marcella Harvey
Gender: F (Female)
Birth Date: 1921
Death Date: 2002
Cemetery: Cedar Park Cemetery
Burial or Cremation Place: Calumet Park, Cook County, Illinois, United States of America
Has Bio?: N
Spouse: Carmel Bernon Harvey
Children: Carmel Bernon Harvey "


John Kenneth Chandler

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; Havaco; taken on 5 Apr 1930; Page 7B; Image 14 of 26;
Family #124/137.
Listed as Kenneth Chandler; age 6 mons; born in WV; in household of father, Harry Chandler.
2. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District, Erin; E.D. 24-37; taken on 15/16 Apr 1940; Page
753B; Image 21 of 35; Household #143.
Listed as John Chandler; age 10; born in WV; 5th grade education; attending school; lived in same place on
1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Harry Chandler.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1952); Page 59; WV Archives Web Site.
John Kenneth Chandler; age 22; born and living at Havaco, WV; married on 30 Jun 1952 at Wilcoe, WV;
Joan M. Bexfield; age 16; born in Huntington, WV; single; living at Havaco, WV; with consent of John and Eskie
Bexfield, parents of Joan M. Bexfield.


Joan M. Bexfield

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1952); Page 59; WV Archives Web Site.
John Kenneth Chandler; age 22; born and living at Havaco, WV; married on 30 Jun 1952 at Wilcoe, WV;
Joan M. Bexfield; age 16; born in Huntington, WV; single; living at Havaco, WV; with consent of John and Eskie
Bexfield, parents of Joan M. Bexfield.


George William Chandler

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; Havaco; taken on 5 Apr 1930; Page 7B; Image 14 of 26;
Family #124/137.
Listed as George Chandler; age 2 yrs, 1 mon; born in WV; in household of father, Harry Chandler.
2. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District, Erin; E.D. 24-37; taken on 15/16 Apr 1940; Page
753B; Image 21 of 35; Household #143.
Listed as George Chandler; age 12; born in WV; 6th grade education; attending school; lived in same place on
1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Harry Chandler.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1950); Page 59; WV Archives Web Site.
George William Chandler; age 22; born at Bartley single; living at Havaco, WV; married on 14 Jul 1950 at Wilcoe, WV;
Gloria Mae Bexfield; age 16; born in Huntington, WV; single; living at Havaco, WV; with consent of John Henry
Bexfield, father of Gloria Mae Bexfield.


Gloria Mae Bexfield

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1950); Page 59; WV Archives Web Site.
George William Chandler; age 22; born at Bartley single; living at Havaco, WV; married on 14 Jul 1950 at Wilcoe, WV;
Gloria Mae Bexfield; age 16; born in Huntington, WV; single; living at Havaco, WV; with consent of John Henry
Bexfield, father of Gloria Mae Bexfield.


Bobby Edward Charapich

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1967); Page 444; WV Archives Web Site.
Bobby Edward Charapich; age 30; born 6 Oct 1936 at Thorpe, WV; divorced; living at 44 Grandview
St, Welch, WV; son of Bogich and Billie (Gillespie) Charapich; married on 23 Sep 1957 at Welch, WV;
Judith Kay Beckelhimer; age 20; born 12 Dec 1946 in Beckley, WV; single; living at Welch, WV; daughter
of Charles Raymond and Kathleen (Gill) Beckelhimer.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #'73 008934; WV Archives Web Site.
Bobby Edward Charapich; age 36; born 6 Oct 1936 in WV; divorced; general laborer;
living at Princeton, Mercer Co, WV; served in US Military; son of Bogich and Billie (Gillespie)
Charapich; died 18 May 1973 near Superior, WV; hit by train; buried 21 May 1973 in Iaeger Memorial
Cemetery, Roderfield, WV.
3. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 10 Dec 2013
Bobby E. Charapich; born 6 Oct 1936; died 18 May 1973; buried here; grave maker photo shown;
"WEST VIRGINIA A3C US AIR FORCE".
4. "Welch And Its People"; Rose Marino; 1885; "Bogich Charapich" article; Page 78.


Judith Kay Beckelhiemer

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1967); Page 444; WV Archives Web Site.
Bobby Edward Charapich; age 30; born 6 Oct 1936 at Thorpe, WV; divorced; living at 44 Grandview
St, Welch, WV; son of Bogich and Billie (Gillespie) Charapich; married on 23 Sep 1957 at Welch, WV;
Judith Kay Beckelhimer; age 20; born 12 Dec 1946 in Beckley, WV; single; living at Welch, WV; daughter
of Charles Raymond and Kathleen (Gill) Beckelhimer.


Glenna Hope Wooten

1. US Public Records Index, Vol #2; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Glenna Charles; born 16 Dec 1941; living at General Delivery, Premier, WV 24878.
2. Social Security Deat Index; LDS Web Site.
Glenna Charles; born 16 Dec 1941; died 18 Jun 1994; last residence, WV; card issued in WV.
3. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 2 Dec 2013
Glenna Wooten Charles; bor 16 Dec 1941; died a8 Jun 1994; buried here; headstone with personal
photo shown; "LOVE THAT IS IN THE HEART WILL NEVER DIE WE LOVE YOU MOM".


Adam Charles

1. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Elkhorn District, page 157B, Family 137.
Listed as Adam Charles, age 9, born in Oct 1890, in WV, in household of
father, William Charles.
2. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; taken on ___May 1910; Page 13A; Family #232.
Listed as Adam Charles; age 19; born in WV; in household of father, William Charles.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1917); Page 219; WV Archives Web Site.
Adam Charles; age 28; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; farmer; living at Gary, WV; son of William
and Sarah; married on 15 Jun 1917 at Gary, WV; Polly Keen; age 19; born in Knott Co, KY; single;
daughter of James and Avy.
4. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #10502; WV Archives Web Site.
Adam Charles; age 66; birth date unknown; born in WV; living at Warriormines, WV; married; miner;
son of William and Sally Christian Charles; died on 20 Jul 1950 in Warrior Hollow, McDowell Co, WV;
of acute heart failure; buried on 23 Jul 1950 in Big Creek Cemetery; informant, James Charles.


Polly Ellen Keene

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1917); Page 219; WV Archives Web Site.
Adam Charles; age 28; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; farmer; living at Gary, WV; son of William
and Sarah; married on 15 Jun 1917 at Gary, WV; Polly Keen; age 19; born in Knott Co, KY; single;
daughter of James and Avy.