McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families

Notes


Terry Lynn Knapp

1. E-mail from Ms. Terry L. Johnson; 25 May 2015.
Most all of the information obtained on her Proffitt aunts and uncles came from this e-mail which
had a Family Group Sheet attached,


George Edward Proffitt

1. 1910 Census, Tazewell Co, VA; Jeffersonville District; taken on 26 Apr 1910; Pge 149A; Image 17
of 46; Family #127/127.
Listed as Edward Prophet; age 4; born in VA; in household of father, Charles Proffitt.
2. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; Susanna; taken on 8 Jan 1920; Page 29B;
Image 16 of 47; Family #154/160.
Listed as Edward Profit; age 14; born in VA; in household of father, Charles Proffitt.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1926); Page 392; WV Archives Web Site.
Edward Profit; age 21; born in Tazewell Co, VA; single; miner; living at Yukon, WV; son of
Charlie and Mary; married on 13 Apr 1926 at Lomax, WV; Etta Smith; age 18; born in McDowell
Co, WV; single; daughter of Noah and Elizabeth.
4. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Jolo; E.D. 24-60; taken on 11 May 1940;
Page 1237B; Image 112 of 132; Household #808.
Listed as George E. Proffit; age 33; born in VA; married; 3rd grade education; lived in same place
on 1 Apr 1935; road work laborer; head of household.


Etta Smith

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1926); Page 392; WV Archives Web Site.
Edward Profit; age 21; born in Tazewell Co, VA; single; miner; living at Yukon, WV; son of
Charlie and Mary; married on 13 Apr 1926 at Lomax, WV; Etta Smith; age 18; born in McDowell
Co, WV; single; daughter of Noah and Elizabeth.
2. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Jolo; E.D. 24-60; taken on 11 May 1940;
Page 1237B; Image 112 of 132; Household #808.
Listed as Etta Proffit; age 30; born in WV; married; 5th grade education; lived in same place
on 1 Apr 1935; in household of husband.


Marie Proffitt

1. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #13583; WV Archives Web Site.
Marie Proffit; age 1 yr, 3 mons, 4 days; born 9 Jul 1930 at Yukon, WV; daughter of Edward and Etta (Smith)
Proffit; died 13 Oct 1931 at War, WV; from dysentary; buried 14 Oct 1931 at Buchannan (Co?, VA?).


Joan Proffitt

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Jolo; E.D. 24-60; taken on 11 May 1940;
Page 1237B; Image 112 of 132; Household #808.
Listed as Joan Proffit; age 8; born in WV; 1st grade education; attending school; lived in same
place on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, George E. Proffitt.


Arthur L. Proffitt

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Jolo; E.D. 24-60; taken on 11 May 1940;
Page 1237B; Image 112 of 132; Household #808.
Listed as Arthur L. Proffit; age 6; born in WV; no education; not attending school; lived in same
place on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, George E. Proffitt.


Bettie I. Proffitt

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Jolo; E.D. 24-60; taken on 11 May 1940;
Page 1237B; Image 112 of 132; Household #808.
Listed as Bettie I. Proffit; age 2; born in WV; in household of father, George E. Proffitt.


Joyce Ann Baker

1. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1999", McDowell Co, Historical Society,
1999, pages 163/164; "James Marion and Goldie M. Baker" article; submitted by Elizabeth Johns,
daughter, Deland, FL.
2. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1999", McDowell Co, Historical Society,
1999, page 163, "Nine Baker Children" article; submitted by Elizabeth Johns,
daughter, Deland, FL.
"...Joyce Ann, born August 28, 1951 married Luther Profit, from Jolo. They have one son, one daughter
and one grandson. They later divorced. Joyce was married second to Jerry Blackburn and has one
step-son, Bryan. They live in Ocala, FL...."


Stephen G. Proffitt

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1907); Page 80; WV Archives Web Site.
S.G. Profitt; age 28; born in Laurel Co, KY; single; lumberman; living at Gary, WV; married on
6 May 1907 at Welch, WV; T.J. Vasbinder; age 27; born in Mercer Co, WV; widow; daughter of
G.W. and Mary Ferguson.
2. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; taken on 26/27 Apr 1910; Page 69B; Image 24 of 25;
Family #174/223.
Listed as Stephen G. Profitt; age 31; born in KY; married once for 3 yrs; foreman in sawmill; head of
household.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1922); Page 22; WV Archives Web Site.
S.G. Profitt; age 43; born in Laurel Co, KY; widowed; lumberman; living at Wilcoe, WV; son of
Thomas and Margaret; married on 7 Sep 1922 at Wilcoe; Margaret Helton; age 34; born in
Harlan Co, KY; widow; daughter of James and Annie.


Teresa Jeanetta Ferguson

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1907); Page 80; WV Archives Web Site.
S.G. Profitt; age 28; born in Laurel Co, KY; single; lumberman; living at Gary, WV; married on
6 May 1907 at Welch, WV; T.J. Vasbinder; age 27; born in Mercer Co, WV; widow; daughter of
G.W. and Mary Ferguson.
2. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; taken on 26/27 Apr 1910; Page 69B; Image 24 of 25;
Family #174/223.
Listed as Teresa Profitt; age 26; born in WV; married twice, last time for 3 yrs; 2 children, 2 living;
in household of husband, Stephen G. Proffitt.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #8662; WV Archives Web Site.
Theresa Jeanette Proffitt; age 48 yrs, 8 mons; born in WV; married; daughter of George W. and Mary
(Smith) Ferguson; died 6 Aug 1922 at Welch, WV; from ulcer of stomach; buried 7 Aug 1922 in Collins
Cemetery; informant, Mrs. R.C. Mitchell, Argo, KY.


Teresa Jeanetta Ferguson

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1907); Page 80; WV Archives Web Site.
S.G. Profitt; age 28; born in Laurel Co, KY; single; lumberman; living at Gary, WV; married on
6 May 1907 at Welch, WV; T.J. Vasbinder; age 27; born in Mercer Co, WV; widow; daughter of
G.W. and Mary Ferguson.
2. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; taken on 26/27 Apr 1910; Page 69B; Image 24 of 25;
Family #174/223.
Listed as Teresa Profitt; age 26; born in WV; married twice, last time for 3 yrs; 2 children, 2 living;
in household of husband, Stephen G. Proffitt.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #8662; WV Archives Web Site.
Theresa Jeanette Proffitt; age 48 yrs, 8 mons; born in WV; married; daughter of George W. and Mary
(Smith) Ferguson; died 6 Aug 1922 at Welch, WV; from ulcer of stomach; buried 7 Aug 1922 in Collins
Cemetery; informant, Mrs. R.C. Mitchell, Argo, KY.


James Proffitt

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1914); Page 419; WV Archives Web Site.
James Profitt; age 19; born in Knox Co, KY; single; laborer; living at Thorpe, WV; son of Thomas and Nancy;
married on 9 Jan 1914 at s. Proffitt's in Thorpe, WV; Mary Lee Hines; age 17; born in McDowell Co, WV;
single; daughter of N.C. Hines and Thirsa J. Proffitt.


Mary Lee Hines

1. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; taken on 26/27 Apr 1910; Page 69B; Image 24 of 25;
Family #174/223.
Listed as Mary L. Profitt (sic); age 12; born in WV; in household of step-father, Stephen G. Proffitt.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1914); Page 419; WV Archives Web Site.
James Profitt; age 19; born in Knox Co, KY; single; laborer; living at Thorpe, WV; son of Thomas and Nancy;
married on 9 Jan 1914 at s. Proffitt's in Thorpe, WV; Mary Lee Hines; age 17; born in McDowell Co, WV;
single; daughter of N.C. Hines and Thirsa J. Proffitt.


Hugh McKinney Proffitt

1. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; taken on 26/27 Apr 1910; Page 69B; Image 24 of 25;
Family #174/223.
Listed as Hugh McK. Profitt; age 10; born in WV; in household of father, Stephen G. Proffitt.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1919); Page 316; WV Archives Web Site.
Hugh McKinney Profitt; age 21; born in Wyoming Co, WV; single; laborer; living at Dearing, WV;
son of S.G. and T.J.; married on 11 Jun 1919 at Dearing, WV; Edna Clara Murray; age 18; born
in Tazewell Co, VA; single; daughter of W. J. and Mrs. W. J.
3. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; Blackwolf; taken on 2/3 Jan 1920; Page 270B;
Image 25 of 34; Family #281/282.
Listed as Hughie Proffit; age 23; born in WV; married; electrician for coal company; head of household.
4. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1921); Page 297; WV Archives Web Site.
H.M. Proffitt; age 23; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; lumberman; living at Wilcoe, WV; son of S.G.
and T. J. married on 24 Jun 1921 at Wilcoe, WV; Mary Carter; age 20; born in McDowell Co, WV;
single; daughter of ____ and Minnie.
5. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin Distrcit; taken on 5 Apr 1930; Page 8A; Image 15 of 26;
Family #135/138.
Listed as Hugh M. Proffitt; age 33; born in WV; married at 24; motorman in coal mine; head of
household.


Edna Clara Murray

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1919); Page 316; WV Archives Web Site.
Hugh McKinney Profitt; age 21; born in Wyoming Co, WV; single; laborer; living at Dearing, WV;
son of S.G. and T.J.; married on 11 Jun 1919 at Dearing, WV; Edna Clara Murray; age 18; born
in Tazewell Co, VA; single; daughter of W. J. and Mrs. W. J.
2. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; Blackwolf; taken on 2/3 Jan 1920; Page 270B;
Image 25 of 34; Family #281/282.
Listed as Edna Proffit; age 18; born in VA; married; in household of husband, Hugh M. Proffitt.


Pleas Proffitt

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1913); Page 208; WV Archives Web Site.
Pleas Profitt; age 23; born in Knox Co, KY; single; laborer; living at Thorpe, WV; son of Thomas and Nancy;
married on 12 Oct 1913 at Gary, WV; Lula Snodgrass; age 34; born in Pike Co, KY; single; daughter of
unlisted parents.


C. Richard Proffitt

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1909); Page 415; WV Archives Web Site.
C.R. Proffitt; age 23; born in Prince Edward Co, VA; single; black; brakeman; living at Wilcoe, WV;
son of Moses and Rebecca; married on 28 Jul 1909 at Wilcoe, WV; Sallie Price; age 20; born in
Russell Co, VA; single; black; daughter of J.G. and Mary F.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1916); Page 195; WV Archives Web Site.
Richard Prophett; age 29; born in Prince Edward Co, VA; widowed; black; brakeman; living at Wilcoe, WV;
son of Mose and Rebecca; married on 7 Jun 1916 at Gary, WV; Mamie M. Gunn; age 21; born in McDowell
Co, WV; single; balck; daughter of Morris and Alice.
3. 1920 Census, Mercer Co, WV; Beaver Pond District; Bluefield; taken on 13 Jan 1920; Page 188B;
Image 8 of 39; Family #88/96.
Listed as Richard C. Proffit; age 48; born in VA; married; mulatto; brakeman for railroad; head of household.
4. McDowell Co, WV; Death Registry; Vol #__(1924); Page 131; Line #27; WV Archives Web Site.
Richard Profitt; age 35; born in VA; married; miner; black; son of Mose and Rebecca; died 24 Feb 1924 at
Gary, WV; from pneumonia.


Sallie Price

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1909); Page 415; WV Archives Web Site.
C.R. Proffitt; age 23; born in Prince Edward Co, VA; single; black; brakeman; living at Wilcoe, WV;
son of Moses and Rebecca; married on 28 Jul 1909 at Wilcoe, WV; Sallie Price; age 20; born in
Russell Co, VA; single; black; daughter of J.G. and Mary F.


Everet Proffitt

1. 1920 Census, Mercer Co, WV; Beaver Pond District; Bluefield; taken on 13 Jan 1920; Page 188B;
Image 8 of 39; Family #88/96.
Listed as Everet Proffit; age 9; born in WV; black; in household of father, C. Richard Proffitt.