McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV; Families and Individuals

Notes


Lee Collins

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1936); Page 281; WV Archives Web Site.
Lee Collins; age 23; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; miner; living at Litwar, WV; son of
Anse and Vina; married on 11 Jan 1936 at Isaban, WV; Beulah Williams; age 21; born in
IN; single; living at Litwar, WV; daughter of Leonard and ______.


Beulah Mae Williams

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1936); Page 281; WV Archives Web Site.
Lee Collins; age 23; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; miner; living at Litwar, WV; son of
Anse and Vina; married on 11 Jan 1936 at Isaban, WV; Beulah Williams; age 21; born in
IN; single; living at Litwar, WV; daughter of Leonard and ______.
2. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 2 Dec 2013.
Beulah Mae Collins; born 23 May 1919; died 19 Jul 2010; buried here; headstone photo shown;
"MOTHER".


Elijah Monroe Collins

1. Raleigh Co, WV; Death Certificate #'68 017321; WV Archives Web Site via LDS Web Site.
Elijah Monroe Collins; age 47; born 30 May 1921 in WV; married; husband of Edith B. Cline;
coal miner; served in WW II; living at Iaeger, WV; SS# 234-22-2247; son of Anderson and
Louvina (Justice) Collins; died 3 Nov 1968 in the VA Hospital, Beckley, WV; from pulmonary
insufficiency; buried 6 Nov 1968 in Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, WV.
2. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 21 Jan 2015.
Elijah M. Collins; born 30 May 1921; died 3 Nov 1968; buried here; grave marker photo shown; "WEST
VIRGINIA PVT 874 E ENGINEERS WORLD WAR II".


Mathew A. Collins

1. Fanning Funeral Home; Iaeger, WV; Posted Obit.
"Mathew A. Collins of Iaeger, WV gained his wings at 8:00 p.m. Saturday, June 8, 2019.

"My dearly beloved was born on January 20, 1950 at Litwar near Iaeger. He was the only son of the late Elijah and Edith Collins. Mathew worked in the coal mines for 25 years. He loved to hunt and fish and loved spending time with his kids. He taught the boys to tell some real wild hunting stories. He will be so greatly missed.

"In addition to his parents Mathew was preceded in death by his sister Barbara (Tab) Shirley and brother-in-law, Donald Shirley; an uncle and nephew, Herman and Buckwheat Cline and a niece Kathy Ratliff and two brothers-in- law, Eddie Prince and Johnny Brown.

"Survivors include two daughters, Penny (Edward) Lester of Iaeger, and Lorissa Collins of Brunswick, GA; two sons, Robert Collins and companion Alice Mullins, Mathew David (Lil Mack) Collins and his wife Melanie and three grandkids, Brandon, Allie and Katie; one great granddaughter, Allyona; three sisters, Nita (Bobby) Ratliff of Skating Rink Hollow and Linda Jo Prince of Florida and Mae (Harold) Willis of Cartersville GA; and a number of nieces and nephews.

"At the request of Mr. Collins his body will be cremated and there will be no services or memorial. ,,,"


Alfonzo Ernest Semones

1. Carroll Co, VA; WW I Draft Registration Card #855; (no date); Ancestry.com Web Site.
Alphonso Ernest Semones; age 20; born 22 Jan 1898; living at Hillsville, VA; student in National
Business College, Roanoke, VA; nearest relative, J.A. Semones, Hillsville, VA; meidum height and build;
brown eyes and light hair.
2. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; big Creek District; Coalwood; E.D. 24-16; taken on 21 May 1940;
Page 3_7A; Image 7 of 12; Household #52.
Listed as Alfonzo A Semones; age 42; born in VA; married; 1 yr college education; lived in same house on
1 Apr 1935; bookkeeper in office for coal company; head of household.
3. WWII Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Alphonso Ernest Semones
Race: White
Relationship to Draftee: Self (Head)
Birth Place: Carroll, Virginia, USA
Birth Date: 22 Jan 1898
Residence: Coalwood, Mcdowell, West Virginia, USA
Occupation: Carter Coal Co
Weight: 220
Complexion: Light
Eye Color: Brown
Hair Color: Black
Height: 6
Next of Kin: Mary A Semones
Household Members:
Name Relationship
Alphonso Ernest Semones Self (Head)"
4. Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014: Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Alphonso Semones
Gender: Male
Race: White
Age: 61
Birth Date: abt 1899
Marriage Date: 1 Jan 1960
Marriage Place: Wythe, Virginia, USA
Registration Place: Grayson, Virginia, USA
Father: James A Semones
Mother: Mary E Bowman
Spouse: Lillie Collins Danner
Spouse Gender: Female
Spouse Race: White
Spouse Age: 50
Spouse Father: Carter Baxter Collins
Spouse Mother: Mary Nell Galyean"
5. Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014: Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Alphonso Earnest Semones
Gender: Male
Race: White
Age at Death: 63
Birth Date: 22 Jan 1898
Death Date: 22 Sep 1961
Death Place: Galax, Virginia, USA
Registration Date: 28 Sep 1961
Father: James Armstead Semones
Mother: Mary Ellen Bowman
Spouse: Lillie Danner Semones
Military Status: none"
6. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Felts memorial Cemetery, Galax, VA; submitted by Denise Drake Horton;
27 Oct 2015.
Alphonso Ernest Semones; born 20 Jan 1898 in Carroll Co, VA; died 20 Sep 1961 in Galax, VA; buried here;
no grave marker photo shown.


Mary Alice Webb

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; big Creek District; Coalwood; E.D. 24-16; taken on 21 May 1940;
Page 3_7A; Image 7 of 12; Household #52.
Listed as Mary A Semones; age 46; born in VA; married; 8th grade education; lived in same house on
1 Apr 1935; in household of husband, Alfonzo A. Semones.
2. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Felts memorial Cemetery, Galax, VA; submitted by Denise Drake Horton;
27 Oct 2015.
Mary Alice Webb Semones; born 26 Sep 1893 in Floyd Co, VA; died 13 Feb 1959 in Galax, VA; buried
here; no grave marker photo shown..


Mack Collins

1. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Davy; taken on 3 Jan 1920; Page 231A;
Family #61.
Listed as Mack Collins; age 9; born in WV; in household of father, Grover C. Collins.
2. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Marytown; E.D. 24-36; taken on 20 Apr
1940; Page 729A; Image 17 of 48; Household #155.
Listed as Mack Collins; age 30; born in WV; married; 7th grade education; lived in Aflex, Pike Co, KY
on 1 Apr 1935; machinist for coal mine; boarder in household of Charlie Radford.
3. Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Mack Collins; born 15 Jul 1910; died in Mar 1981; last residence, Hemphill, McDowell Co, WV;
SS#403-05-6073; card issued in KY before 1951.
4. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 2 Dec 2013.
Mack M. Collins; born 15 Jul 1910; died 6 Mar 1981; buried here; triple headstone photo shown with
wife, Myrtle and son?, Donald B.


Myrtle S.

1. United States Public Records, 1970-2009; LDS Web Site.
"Name Myrtle S Collins
Residence Date 01 Jan 1998-13 Jul 2001
Residence Place Hemphill, West Virginia, United States
Birth Date 24 Jan 1922
Address Hemphill, West Virginia 24842
Address Date 01 Jan 1998-13 Jul 2001
Record Number 369505045"
2. Social Security Death Index; LDS Web Site.
"Age 60
Given Name Myrtle
Surname Collins
Birth Date 24 Jan 1921
State West Virginia
Last Place of Residence West Virginia
Previous Residence Postal Code 24842
Event Date Jul 1981"
3. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 2 Dec 2013.
Myrtle Collins; born 24 Jan 1922; died 7 jul 1981; buried here; triple headstone photo shown with
husband, Mack Collins and son?, Donald B.


Donald B. Collins

2. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 2 Dec 2013.
Myrtle Collins; born 24 Jan 1922; died 7 jul 1981; buried here; triple headstone photo shown with
husband, Mack Collins and son?, Donald B Collins; born 17 Apr 1940; no death date.
(probably still living or not buried here)


Thomas Collins

1. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Browns Creek District, page 89A, Family 35.
Listed as Thomas Collins, age 3, born in May 1897, in household of father, William Collins.
Twin of William Collins, Jr.
2. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; taken on 7 May 1910; Page 122A;
Image 46 of 46; Family #346/375.
Listed as Thomas Collins; age 14; born in WV; in household of father, William Collins.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1925); Page 263; WV Archives Web Site.
Tom Collins; age 28; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; miner; living at Welch, WV; son of
William and Sarah; married on 1 Aug 1925 at Welch, WV; Zonia Clayton; age 26; born in
Cleveland Co, TN; daughter of _______Clayton.
4. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Premier Mining Village; taken on 4
April 1930; Page 233A; Image 5 of 35; Family #37/37.
Listed as Thomas Collins; age 31; born in WV; married at 25; coal miner; in household of mother,
Sarah Cartwright Collins.


Zonia Clayton

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1925); Page 263; WV Archives Web Site.
Tom Collins; age 28; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; miner; living at Welch, WV; son of
William and Sarah; married on 1 Aug 1925 at Welch, WV; Zonia Clayton; age 26; born in
Cleveland Co, TN; daughter of _______Clayton.
2. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 11 Dec 2013.
Zonia Clayton Collins; born 4 Jan 1891; died 20 Jan 1974; buried here; grave marker photo shown.


Roy Morgan Grubb

1. Mingo Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1923); Page 443; WV Archives Web Site.
Roy Grubb; age 22; born in Tazewell Co, VA; single; miner; living at War Eagle, WV; son of
Frank and Ella Grubb; married on 10 Oct 1923 at Williamson, WV; Virginia Radford; age 18; born
in Mingo Co, WV; single; daughter of Henry and Ida Radford.
2. Mingo Co, WV; Death Certificate #15205; WV Archives Web Site.
Roy Morgan Grubb; age 35 yrs, 7 mons; born 23 Nov 1903 at Panther, WV; married; husband
of Virginia Radford; miner; living at War Eagle, WV; son of Frank and Ella (Saunders) Grubb;
died 30 Nov 1938 in Memorial Hospital, Williamson, WV; from bronchial asthema due to labor
pneumonia; no burial information; informant, Mrs. Roy Morgan Grubb, War Eagle, WV.


Virginia Radford

1. 1910 Census, Mingo Co, WV; Stafford District; Wharncliffe; taken on 27 Apr 1910; Page 220A;
Family #137/137.
Listed as Virginia Radford; age 4; born in WV; in household of father, Henry A. Radford.
2. 1920 Census, Mngo Co, WV; Stafford District; War Eagle; taken on 4 Feb 1920; Page 183B;
Family #87/87.
Listed as Virginia Radford; age 13; born in WV; in household of father, Henry A. Radford.
3. Mingo Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1923); Page 443; WV Archives Web Site.
Roy Grubb; age 22; born in Tazewell Co, VA; single; miner; living at War Eagle, WV; son of
Frank and Ella Grubb; married on 10 Oct 1923 at Williamson, WV; Virginia Radford; age 18; born
in Mingo Co, WV; single; daughter of Henry and Ida Radford.
4. 1940 Census, Mingo Co, WV; Stafford District; War Eagle; E.D. 30-21; taken on 9 May 1940;
Page 430A; Image 57 of 62; Household #490.
Listed as Virginia Grubb; age 34; born in WV; widow; 8th grade education; lived in same house
on 1 Apr 1935; head of household.


Radford Grubb

1. 1940 Census, Mingo Co, WV; Stafford District; War Eagle; E.D. 30-21; taken on 9 May 1940;
Page 430A; Image 57 of 62; Household #490.
Listed as Renord Grubb; age 16; born in WV; 1 yr HS education; attending school; lived in same house
on 1 Apr 1935; in household of mother, Virginia Grubb.


Mary Rose Grubb

1. 1940 Census, Mingo Co, WV; Stafford District; War Eagle; E.D. 30-21; taken on 9 May 1940;
Page 430A; Image 57 of 62; Household #490.
Listed as Mary Rose Grubb; age 14; born in WV; 8th grade education; attending school; lived in same house
on 1 Apr 1935; in household of mother, Virginia Grubb.


Erin Grubb

1. 1940 Census, Mingo Co, WV; Stafford District; War Eagle; E.D. 30-21; taken on 9 May 1940;
Page 430A; Image 57 of 62; Household #490.
Listed as Errin Grubb; age 12; born in WV; 5th grade education; attending school; lived in same house
on 1 Apr 1935; in household of mother, Virginia Grubb.


Charles H. Grubb

1. 1940 Census, Mingo Co, WV; Stafford District; War Eagle; E.D. 30-21; taken on 9 May 1940;
Page 430A; Image 57 of 62; Household #490.
Listed as Charles H. Grubb; age 10; born in WV; 4th grade education; attending school; lived in same house
on 1 Apr 1935; in household of mother, Virginia Grubb.


Anna May Grubb

1. 1940 Census, Mingo Co, WV; Stafford District; War Eagle; E.D. 30-21; taken on 9 May 1940;
Page 430A; Image 57 of 62; Household #490.
Listed as Anna May Grubb; age 8; born in WV; 2nd grade education; attending school; lived in same house
on 1 Apr 1935; in household of mother, Virginia Grubb.


Norma Jean Grubb

1. 1940 Census, Mingo Co, WV; Stafford District; War Eagle; E.D. 30-21; taken on 9 May 1940;
Page 430A; Image 57 of 62; Household #490.
Listed as Norma Jean Grubb; age 6; born in WV; 1st grade education; attending school; lived in same house
on 1 Apr 1935; in household of mother, Virginia Grubb.


Billy Jack Grubb

1. 1940 Census, Mingo Co, WV; Stafford District; War Eagle; E.D. 30-21; taken on 9 May 1940;
Page 430A; Image 57 of 62; Household #490.
Listed as Billy Jack Grubb; age 2; born in WV; in household of mother, Virginia Grubb.


Henry L. Grubb

1. 1940 Census, Sullivan Co, TN; Big Creek Township; E.D. 82-1; taken on 23/24 Apr 1940;
Page 9A; Image 17 of 37; Household #135.
Listed as Henry L. Grubb; age 47; born in VA; married; 5th grade education; lived in same
place on 1 Apr 1935; laborer on W.P.A. road contruction; head of household.


Hattie L. Grubb

1. 1940 Census, Sullivan Co, TN; Big Creek Township; E.D. 82-1; taken on 23/24 Apr 1940;
Page 9A; Image 17 of 37; Household #135.
Listed as Hattie L. Grubb; age 14; born in TN; 4th grade education; attending school; lived in same
place on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Henry L. Grubb.


Stella G. Grubb

1. 1940 Census, Sullivan Co, TN; Big Creek Township; E.D. 82-1; taken on 23/24 Apr 1940;
Page 9A; Image 17 of 37; Household #135.
Listed as Stella G. Grubb; age 8; born in TN; 1st grade education; attending school; lived in same
place on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Henry L. Grubb.


Norma Jean Grubb

1. 1940 Census, Sullivan Co, TN; Big Creek Township; E.D. 82-1; taken on 23/24 Apr 1940;
Page 9A; Image 17 of 37; Household #135.
Listed as Norma Jean Grubb; age 6; born in TN; no education; not attending school; lived in same
place on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Henry L. Grubb.


Henry L. Grubb

1. 1940 Census, Sullivan Co, TN; Big Creek Township; E.D. 82-1; taken on 23/24 Apr 1940;
Page 9A; Image 17 of 37; Household #135.
Listed as Henry L. Grubb; age 47; born in VA; married; 5th grade education; lived in same
place on 1 Apr 1935; laborer on W.P.A. road contruction; head of household.


Lona

1. 1940 Census, Sullivan Co, TN; Big Creek Township; E.D. 82-1; taken on 23/24 Apr 1940;
Page 9A; Image 17 of 37; Household #135.
Listed as Lona Grubb; age 30; born in NC; married; 4th grade education; lived in same
place on 1 Apr 1935; in household of husband, Henry L. Grubb.


William Grubb

1. 1940 Census, Sullivan Co, TN; Big Creek Township; E.D. 82-1; taken on 23/24 Apr 1940;
Page 9A; Image 17 of 37; Household #135.
Listed as William Jr. Grubb; age 2; born in TN; in household of father, Henry L. Grubb.