McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families and Individuals

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Reynolds S. Creasman

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records, Vol #__(1947); Page 262; WV Archives Web Site.
Reynolds S. Creasman; age 46; born in Asheville, NC; widowed (sic, divorced) living at Hemphill. WV;
married on 4 Feb 1947 at Welch, WV; Valeria English; age 35; born in Franklin, KY; divorced; living at
Hemphill, WV.
2. Social Security Death Index, 1936-2014; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Reynolds S. Creasman; born 3 May 1900; died 13 Jul 1989; last residence, Orlando, Orange Co, FL;
SS# 236-05-0884; card issued in WV before 1951.
3. Flordia Death Index, 1877-1998; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Reynolds S. Creasman; age 89; born 3 May 1900; died 13 Jul 1989 in Orange Co, FL.
4. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 2 Dec 2013.
Reynolds S. Creasman; born 3 May 1900; died 13 Jul 1989; buried here; triple headstone photo shown
with wife and son.


Goldie Maynard

1. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 2 Dec 2013.
Goldie Creasman; born 24 Oct 1904; died 13 Jan 1973; buried here; triple headstone photo shown
with husband and son.


Paul Franklin Creasman

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1955); Page 253; WV Archives Web Site.
Paul Franklin Creasman; age 21; born and living at Hemphill, WV; single; married on 21 Dec 1955
at Davy, WV; Margaret Elizabeth Key; age 18; born at Mohegan, WV; single; living at Davy, WV; with
consent of Hershel and Caroline Key, parents of Margaret Elizabeth Key.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1959); Page 186; WV Archives Web Site.
Paul Franklin Creasman; age 23; born at Hemphill, WV; divorced; living at Welch, WV; married on
1 Jul 1959 in the First Church of God, Welch, WV; Shelby Jean Bell; age 19; born at Gary, WV; single;
living at Welch, WV; with consent of John and Edna Bell, parents of Shelby Jean Bell.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #'66 016628; WV Archives Web Site.
Paul Franklin Creasman; age 31; born 10 Aug 1935 at Hemphill, WV; married; retired USMC; living
on Central Ave, Welch, WV; son of Reynolds and Goldie (Maynard) Creasman; died 26 Nov 1966
in Welch; from a self inflicted bullet wound of head; buried 29 Nov 1966 in Iaeger Memorial Cemetery,
Roderfield, WV; informant, Reynolds Creasman, Hemphill, WV.
4. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 2 Dec 2013.
Paul F. Creasman; born 10 aug 1935; died 26 Nov 1966; buried here; triple headstone photo shown
with parents.


Margaret Elizabeth Key

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Big Jenny Hollow; E.D. 24-35; taken on 26 Apr 1940;
Page 713A; Image 42 of 57; Household #321.
Listed as M. Elizabeth Key; age 2; born in WV; in household of father, Hershel P. Key.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1955); Page 253; WV Archives Web Site.
Paul Franklin Creasman; age 21; born and living at Hemphill, WV; single; married on 21 Dec 1955
at Davy, WV; Margaret Elizabeth Key; age 18; born at Mohegan, WV; single; living at Davy, WV; with
consent of Hershel and Caroline Key, parents of Margaret Elizabeth Key.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1960); Page 407; WV Archives Web Site.
Walter Earl Salvado; age 21; born in Englewood, NJ; single; living at Alpine, NJ; married on 1 Mar
1960 at Davy, WV; Margaret Key Creasman; age 22; born at Mohegan, WV; divorced; living at Welch, WV.


Hershell Pearl Key

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Big Jenny Hollow; E.D. 24-35; taken on 26 Apr 1940;
Page 713A; Image 42 of 57; Household #321.
Listed as Hershell Key; age 26; born in WV; married; 7th grade education; lived in McDowell Co, WV on 1 Apr
1935; loader in coal mine; head of household.


Caroline Ashley

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Big Jenny Hollow; E.D. 24-35; taken on 26 Apr 1940;
Page 713A; Image 42 of 57; Household #321.
Listed as Caroline Key; age 21; born in WV; married; 5th grade education; lived in McDowell Co, WV on 1 Apr
1935; in household of husband, Hershel P. Key.


Ralph Whitten Key

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Big Jenny Hollow; E.D. 24-35; taken on 26 Apr 1940;
Page 713A; Image 42 of 57; Household #321.
Listed as Ralph W. Key; age 5; born in WV; no education; not attending school; lived in McDowell Co, WV on 1 Apr
1935; in household of father, Hershel P. Key.
2. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Ralph Witten Key
[Ralph W Key]
SSN: 235522214
Gender: Male
Race: White
Birth Date: 7 Jul 1935
Birth Place: Mohegan Mcdo, West Virginia
Death Date: 16 Dec 1993
Father: Hershell P Key
Mother: Carolyn Ashley
Type of Claim: Original SSN.
Notes: Jun 1950: Name listed as RALPH WITTEN KEY; 28 Dec 1993: Name listed as RALPH W KEY"
3. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls. 25 Dec 2013.
Ralph W. Key; born 7 Jul 1935; died 16 Dec 1998; buried here; headstone photo shown; "REST IN PEACE *
BELOVED BY SONS AND FAMILY".


Paul Franklin Creasman

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1955); Page 253; WV Archives Web Site.
Paul Franklin Creasman; age 21; born and living at Hemphill, WV; single; married on 21 Dec 1955
at Davy, WV; Margaret Elizabeth Key; age 18; born at Mohegan, WV; single; living at Davy, WV; with
consent of Hershel and Caroline Key, parents of Margaret Elizabeth Key.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1959); Page 186; WV Archives Web Site.
Paul Franklin Creasman; age 23; born at Hemphill, WV; divorced; living at Welch, WV; married on
1 Jul 1959 in the First Church of God, Welch, WV; Shelby Jean Bell; age 19; born at Gary, WV; single;
living at Welch, WV; with consent of John and Edna Bell, parents of Shelby Jean Bell.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #'66 016628; WV Archives Web Site.
Paul Franklin Creasman; age 31; born 10 Aug 1935 at Hemphill, WV; married; retired USMC; living
on Central Ave, Welch, WV; son of Reynolds and Goldie (Maynard) Creasman; died 26 Nov 1966
in Welch; from a self inflicted bullet wound of head; buried 29 Nov 1966 in Iaeger Memorial Cemetery,
Roderfield, WV; informant, Reynolds Creasman, Hemphill, WV.
4. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 2 Dec 2013.
Paul F. Creasman; born 10 aug 1935; died 26 Nov 1966; buried here; triple headstone photo shown
with parents.


Shelby Jean Bell

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1959); Page 186; WV Archives Web Site.
Paul Franklin Creasman; age 23; born at Hemphill, WV; divorced; living at Welch, WV; married on
1 Jul 1959 in the First Church of God, Welch, WV; Shelby Jean Bell; age 19; born at Gary, WV; single;
living at Welch, WV; with consent of John and Edna Bell, parents of Shelby Jean Bell.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Death Registry; Vol #__(1966); Browns Creek District; Page__; WV Archives Web Site.
Shelby Jean Bell; age 26; born 24 Mar 1940 in Baltimore MD; married; secretary; living at Welch, WV;
daughter of John and Edna (Watkins) Bell; died 26 Nov 1966 at Welch from a bullet wound to head
(husband, Paul Franklin Creasman must have shot her, then killed himself); buried 29 Nov 1966 in
Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, WV; informant, John Bell, Thorpe, WV.
3. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iager Memorial Cemetery; Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 20 Jun 2014.
Shelby J. Creasman; born 24 Mar 1940; died 26 Nov 1966; buried here; headstone photo shown; "IN HEAVEN".


Terry Eugene Bell

1. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #'56 015901; WV Archives Web Site.
Terry Eugene Bell; age 1 day; born 31 Jul 1956 at Welch, WV; son of John Fields and Edna
Bernice (Watkins) Bell; died 1 Aug 1956 in Grace Hospital, Welch, WV; premature, 6 1/2 mons;
buried 2 Aug 1956 in Iaeger Memorial; informant John Bell.
2. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 9 Mar 2014.
Terry Bell; born 31 Jul 1956; died 1 1956; buried here; headstone photo shown.


Reynolds S. Creasman

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records, Vol #__(1947); Page 262; WV Archives Web Site.
Reynolds S. Creasman; age 46; born in Asheville, NC; widowed (sic, divorced) living at Hemphill. WV;
married on 4 Feb 1947 at Welch, WV; Valeria English; age 35; born in Franklin, KY; divorced; living at
Hemphill, WV.
2. Social Security Death Index, 1936-2014; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Reynolds S. Creasman; born 3 May 1900; died 13 Jul 1989; last residence, Orlando, Orange Co, FL;
SS# 236-05-0884; card issued in WV before 1951.
3. Flordia Death Index, 1877-1998; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Reynolds S. Creasman; age 89; born 3 May 1900; died 13 Jul 1989 in Orange Co, FL.
4. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 2 Dec 2013.
Reynolds S. Creasman; born 3 May 1900; died 13 Jul 1989; buried here; triple headstone photo shown
with wife and son.


Valeria English

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records, Vol #__(1947); Page 262; WV Archives Web Site.
Reynolds S. Creasman; age 46; born in Asheville, NC; widowed (sic, divorced) living at Hemphill. WV;
married on 4 Feb 1947 at Welch, WV; Valeria English; age 35; born in Franklin, KY; divorced; living at
Hemphill, WV.


Leonard Buford "Jack" Creasy

1. Logan Co, WV; Marriage Registy; Vol #__(1927); Page 36; Line #10; WV Archives Web Site.
Leonard B. Creasey; age 22; born in VA; single; laborer; living at Man, WV; son of Jesse and Effie
(Dooley) Creasey; married on 27 Aug 1927 at Logan, WV; Katie Clark; age 18; born in WV; single;
living at Mallory, WV; daughter of A.T. and Martha (Jackson) Clark.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #11934; WV Archives Web Site.
Leonard Creasey (sic, Creasy); age 33 yrs, 10 mons, 9 days; born 23 Nov 1904 in Montvale, VA; married;
living at Hemphill, WV; brakeman for Kingston Coal Co; son of Jesse and Effie (Doolie) Creasey; died 2 Aug
1937 in Grace Hospital, Welch, WV; due to crushing injuries to chest; caught between mine car and top of mine
at Hemphill, WV; buried 4 Aug 1937 at Montvale, VA; informant, Mabel Vanhorn Creasy, Yolyn, WV.
3. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Mount Zion Baptist Church Cemetery, Montvale, Bedford Co, VA; submitted by
Cindy; 7 Oct 2012.
Leonard Buford "Jack" Creasy; born 23 Nov 1902 in Montvale, Bedford Co, VA; died 2 Aug 1937 at Hemphill,
McDowell Co, WV; buried here; no grave marker photo shown; open casket and personal photos shown.


Katherine "Katie" Clark

1. Logan Co, WV; Marriage Registy; Vol #__(1927); Page 36; Line #10; WV Archives Web Site.
Leonard B. Creasey; age 22; born in VA; single; laborer; living at Man, WV; son of Jesse and Effie
(Dooley) Creasey; married on 27 Aug 1927 at Logan, WV; Katie Clark; age 18; born in WV; single;
living at Mallory, WV; daughter of A.T. and Martha (Jackson) Clark.
2. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Mount Zion Baptist Church Cemetery, Montvale, Bedford Co, VA; submitted by
Cindy; 7 Oct 2012.
Katherine "Katie" Clark Creasy Liss; born 14 Aug 1913 in Wayne Co, WV; died 18 Apr 1942 at Keystone,
McDowell Co, WV; buried here; gravem marker photo shown; personal photo shown with Leonard Creasy,
her first husband.
"Katie was the wife of my great uncle Leonard Buford "Jack" Creasy, who was killed in the mines in Hemphill, WV in 1937.

"Family links:
Spouses:
Leonard Buford Creasy (1902 - 1937)
Sam Liss (1909 - 1996)*..."


Leonard Buford "Jack" Creasy

1. Logan Co, WV; Marriage Registy; Vol #__(1927); Page 36; Line #10; WV Archives Web Site.
Leonard B. Creasey; age 22; born in VA; single; laborer; living at Man, WV; son of Jesse and Effie
(Dooley) Creasey; married on 27 Aug 1927 at Logan, WV; Katie Clark; age 18; born in WV; single;
living at Mallory, WV; daughter of A.T. and Martha (Jackson) Clark.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #11934; WV Archives Web Site.
Leonard Creasey (sic, Creasy); age 33 yrs, 10 mons, 9 days; born 23 Nov 1904 in Montvale, VA; married;
living at Hemphill, WV; brakeman for Kingston Coal Co; son of Jesse and Effie (Doolie) Creasey; died 2 Aug
1937 in Grace Hospital, Welch, WV; due to crushing injuries to chest; caught between mine car and top of mine
at Hemphill, WV; buried 4 Aug 1937 at Montvale, VA; informant, Mabel Vanhorn Creasy, Yolyn, WV.
3. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Mount Zion Baptist Church Cemetery, Montvale, Bedford Co, VA; submitted by
Cindy; 7 Oct 2012.
Leonard Buford "Jack" Creasy; born 23 Nov 1902 in Montvale, Bedford Co, VA; died 2 Aug 1937 at Hemphill,
McDowell Co, WV; buried here; no grave marker photo shown; open casket and personal photos shown.


Jackie Mae Creasy

1. McDowell Co, WV; Death Registry; Vol #__(1936); Page 31; Line #16; WV Archives Web Site.
Jackie Mae Creasy; age 10 mons; born 3 Nov 1935; infant daughter of Leonard Creasy and Mabel Vanhorn;
died 30 Sep 1936 in Grace Hospital, Welch, WV; due to celltic colitis; buried 2 Oct 1936 at Roderfield, WV;
informant, Leonard Creasy.
2. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by Cindy;
7 Oct 1902.
Jackie Mae Creasy; born 3 Nov 1935; died 30 Sep 1936; buried here; no grave marker photo shown; personal
and open casket at burial photos shown;
"Baby Jackie May Creasy was the daughter of my great uncle Leonard Buford "Jack" Creasy and Mabel VanHorne.
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"Years ago when I was a child, I remember seeing a photo sitting on my Granny's dresser of a man, a woman and a baby. Granny had told me the photo was of her brother Leonard Buford "Jack" Creasy and his wife Katie and their child. A few other members of Granny's family had the same photo. For years everyone thought it was Jack's wife Katie in the photo but when I started researching uncle Jack, I discovered that it wasn't Katie in the photo at all.
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"Uncle Jack had gone down to Hemphill, WV to find work in the mines while leaving his wife Katie in Logan, WV. Some time during his stay in Hemphill, uncle Jack met a woman named Mabel VanHorne. I cannot find a divorce record for Jack and Katie so I assume they were still married when he met Mabel. Mabel gave birth to a baby girl on November 3, 1935 and named her Jackie (after uncle Jack) May (after uncle Jack's mother Effie May) Creasy. On September 11th, 1936, baby Jackie May starts to get really sick. She is taken to Grace Hospital on September 29th and passes away on September 30th at 8:20 pm. She is laid to rest on October 2nd, 1936 in the Iager Memorial Cemetery in Roderfield, WV.
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"Unfortunately, 11 months after the death of his little baby girl, uncle Jack is killed in the mines in Hemphill, WV. His body was brought back to Virginia where he was laid to rest in Mount Zion Cemetery in Montvale, VA.

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"Family links:
Parents:
Leonard Buford Creasy (1902 - 1937)"


Absolom T. Clark

1. Wayne Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1899); Page 564; WV Archives Web Site.
Absolom Clark; age 20; born and living in Wayne Co, WV; married on 19 Jan 1899 in residence of
William Jackson in Wayne Co, WV; Martha Jackson; age 15; born and living in Wayne Co, WV.


Martha Jackson

1. Wayne Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1899); Page 564; WV Archives Web Site.
Absolom Clark; age 20; born and living in Wayne Co, WV; married on 19 Jan 1899 in residence of
William Jackson in Wayne Co, WV; Martha Jackson; age 15; born and living in Wayne Co, WV.