McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families

Notes


Lucas Raymond Collins

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1949); Page 115; WV Archives Web Site.
Raymond Lucas Collins; age 19; born and living at Iaeger, WV; single; married on 22 Dec 1949 at Iaeger, WV;
Mary Belle Shrader; age 18; born and living at Iaeger, WV; single; with consent of Cora Collins, mother of
Raymond Lucas Collins; and Sam Shrader, father of Mary Belle Shrader.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1958); Page 454; WV Archives Web Site.
Lucas Raymond Collins; age 28; born and living at Iaeger, WV; divorced; married on 18 Oct 1958 at Iaeger,
WV; Ida Blevins; age 17; born and living at Iaeger, WV; single; with consent of Orville and Laura Blevins,
parents od Ida Blevins.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #'63 015260; WV Archives Web Site.
Lucis Raymond Collins; age 33; born 28 Aug 1930 in WV; divorced; miner; SS#232-38-1624; living at Iaeger, WV;
son of Ballard and Cora (Steele) Collins; died 13 Sep 1963 at Iaeger, WV due to multiple bullit wounds to body;
homicide on street in Iaeger, WV; buried 16 Sep 1963 in Steele Cemetery, Iaeger, WV; informant, Ballard Collins,
Iaeger, WV.
4. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Lucis R Collins
[Lucis Collins]
Gender: Male
Birth Date: 28 Aug 1930
Death Date: Sep 1963
Claim Date: 19 Sep 1963
SSN: 232381624"


Ida Blevins

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1958); Page 454; WV Archives Web Site.
Lucas Raymond Collins; age 28; born and living at Iaeger, WV; divorced; married on 18 Oct 1958 at
Iaeger, WV; Ida Blevins; age 17; born and living at Iaeger, WV; single; with consent of Orville and
Laura Blevins, parents of Ida Blevins.
2. Carroll Co, VA Marriage License #66 032839; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Frank Buster McCoy; age 51; born in McDowell Co, WV; divorced; one previous marriage; retired;
living at Iaeger, WV; son of Walter and Lucinda (Reed) McCoy; married on 26 Sep 1966 in Hillsville,
VA; Ida Collins; maiden name, Blevins; age 25; born in McDowell Co, WV; divorced; one previous
marriage; living at Iaeger, WV; daughter of Orville and Laura (Shrader) Blevins.
3. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Ida Blevins Collins
[Ida McCoy]
[Ida Blevins Blevins]
Gender: Female
Race: White
Birth Date: 5 May 1941
Birth Place: Iaeger McDow, West Virginia
Death Date: 16 Dec 2005
Father: Orville Blevins
Mother: Laura Sharder
SSN: 232706199
Notes: Sep 1961: Name listed as IDA BLEVINS COLLINS;
Aug 1964: Name listed as IDA MCCOY"
4. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by professional Family Trees; 14 Feb 2007.
"Ida Blevins McCoy
Birth 1941
Death 16 Dec 2005 (aged 63–64)
Iaeger, McDowell County, West Virginia, USA
Burial
Reed Cemetery
McDowell County, West Virginia, USA "

Additional Information Posted:
"Bluefield Daily Telegraph - 17, Dec. 2005

"Mrs. Ida McCoy, 64, of Coon Branch Mountain near Iaeger, died Friday, Dec. 16, 2005 at her home following a long illness.

"Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Chapel of the Fanning Funeral Home, Iaeger. Burial will follow in the Reed Cemetery on Coon Branch Mountain near Iaeger. Friends may call Monday from 6-9 p.m. at the funeral home."


Don Oliver Powell

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1956); Page 463; WV Archives Web Site.
Don Oliver Powell; age 27; born and living at Iaeger, WV; divorced; married on 9 Jun 1956 at Avondale, WV; Mary
Belle Collins; age 25; born and living at Iaeger, WV; divorced.


Mary Belle Shrader

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1949); Page 115; WV Archives Web Site.
Raymond Lucas Collins; age 19; born and living at Iaeger, WV; single; married on 22 Dec 1949 at Iaeger, WV;
Mary Belle Shrader; age 18; born and living at Iaeger, WV; single; with consent of Cora Collins, mother of
Raymond Lucas Collins; and Sam Shrader, father of Mary Belle Shrader.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1956); Page 463; WV Archives Web Site.
Don Oliver Powell; age 27; born and living at Iaeger, WV; divorced; married on 9 Jun 1956 at Avondale, WV; Mary
Belle Collins; age 25; born and living at Iaeger, WV; divorced.
3. Fanning Funeral Home; Iaeger, WV; Posted Obit.
"Mary Belle Shrader Collins Powell Kennedy, 83, of Bluefield, WV. formerly of Iaeger, WV, passed away Wednesday, October 8, 2014, at home surrounded by her family.

"Mary was born January 17, 1931, in Iaeger, WV, a daughter of the late Sam and Mae Shrader. She was a loving Christian who was loved by all who knew her. She will be missed by her family, church, and many friends.

"In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her first husband, Lucas Collins, second husband, Don Powell and her third husband Luther Kennedy; three daughters, Glendia McCartney Cline, Shelia Elaine Powell, and Helen Ruby Powell; two sisters, Martha Bailey and Myrtle Shrader; and three brothers, Jake Shrader, James Shrader, and Clarence Shrader.

"Survivors include her six children, Leon Collins of Premier, WV, Roy (Drema) Powell of Bluefield, WV, with whom she made her home, they were also her devoted loving caregivers, Ray (Karen) Powell of Bluefield, WV, Dennis (Janice) Powell of Northport, AL, Jeff (Teresa) Powell of Princeton, WV, and Glen (Tammy) Powell of Pipestem, WV; four sisters, Mildred Osborne, of Iaeger, WV, Lucy Bailey of Austinville, VA, Alice Shrader of Iaeger, WV, and Ella Jean Shrader of Iaeger, WV; three brothers, Rufus Shrader of Bluefield, WV, Glenn Shrader of Iaeger. WV, and Junior Shrader of Ikes Fork, WV; eleven grandchildren, T.J. Powell, Julie Duncan, Donnie Powell, Ami Powell, Shelia Pulliam, Rocky McCartney, Jennifer Cline, Jeffery Powell, Timothy Powell, Brandon Powell, and Kathy Morgan; ten great grandchildren and many nephews, nieces and other family members; caregivers Mary Lester, Kay Mullins, Helen Cline, and a host of others. "MaMaw" Kennedy will be sadly missed by all who knew her including Little Vine Church which she attended as long as she was able.

"Funeral services will be conducted Sunday, October 12, 2014, at 1 o'clock with Elder Denny Mullins and Elder Lonnie Mullins officiating at the Chapel of Fanning Funeral Home in Iaeger, WV. Burial will follow in the Powell Cemetery on Coon Branch Mountain near Iaeger, WV. ..."


Raymond Collins

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; Susanna; taken on 24 Apr 1930; Page 114A;
Family #239.
Listed as Raymond Collins; age 9; born in VA; in household of father, Benjamin H. Collins.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1942); Page 6; WV Archives Web Site.
Raymond Collins; age 21; born in Appalachia, VA; single; living at English, WV; married on 17 Aug 1942
at Welch, WV; Mildred Naoma Bowman; age 15; born in Caretta, WV; single; living at English, WV;
with consent of Walter J. Bowman, father of Mildred Naoma Bowman; by order of Hon. Thomas H.S. Curd,
Judge of the Eight Circuit Court .
3. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #'73 007332; WV Archives Web Site via LDS Web Site.
Raymond Collins; age 51; born 16 Dec 1921 in VA; married; husband of Mildred Bowman; miner; served
in WW II; SS# 232-24-8286; living at Raysal, WV; son of Ben and Nannie (Collins) Collins; died 8 May 1973
in Stevens Clinic, Welch, WV; due to a cerebral thrombosis; buried 11 May 1973 in Grandview Memory Gardens;
Bluefield, Tazewell Co, VA; informant, Mildred Collins, Raysal, WV.


Mildred Naoma Bowman

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; English; E.D. 24-20; taken on 30 Apr 1940;
Page 332B; Image 44 of 62; Household #350.
Listed as Mildred Bowman; age 14; born in WV; 5th grade education; attending school; lived in same house
on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Walter J. Bowman.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1942); Page 6; WV Archives Web Site.
Raymond Collins; age 21; born in Appalachia, VA; single; living at English, WV; married on 17 Aug 1942
at Welch, WV; Mildred Naoma Bowman; age 15; born in Caretta, WV; single; living at English, WV;
with consent of Walter J. Bowman, father of Mildred Naoma Bowman; by order of Hon. Thomas H.S. Curd,
Judge of the Eight Circuit Court .


Walter J. Bowman

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; English; E.D. 24-20; taken on 30 Apr 1940;
Page 332B; Image 44 of 62; Household #350.
Listed as Walter J. Bowman; age 48; born in VA; married; 9th grade education; lived in same house
on 1 Apr 1935; coal miner; head of household.


Reta

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; English; E.D. 24-20; taken on 30 Apr 1940;
Page 332B; Image 44 of 62; Household #350.
Listed as Reta Bowman; age 46; born in WV; married; 4th grade education; lived in same house
on 1 Apr 1935; in household of husband, Walter J. Bowman.


Christine Bowman

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; English; E.D. 24-20; taken on 30 Apr 1940;
Page 332B; Image 44 of 62; Household #350.
Listed as Christine Bowman; age 9; born in WV; 3rd grade education; attending school; lived in same house
on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Walter J. Bowman.


Retha Bowman

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; English; E.D. 24-20; taken on 30 Apr 1940;
Page 332B; Image 44 of 62; Household #350.
Listed as Retha Bowman; age 7; born in WV; 2nd grade education; attending school; lived in same house
on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Walter J. Bowman.


Cecil Bowman

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; English; E.D. 24-20; taken on 30 Apr 1940;
Page 332B; Image 44 of 62; Household #350.
Listed as Cecil Bowman; age 5; born in WV; lived in same house on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father,
Walter J. Bowman.


Raymond Calvin Collins

1. 1920 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Baileysville District; taken on 22 Jan 1920; Page 142A;
Family #129/135.
Listed as Raymond Collins; age 6; born in WV; in household of father, Erastus S. Collins.
2. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; taken on 17 Apr 1930; page 64A;
Family #485/503.
Listed as Raymond Collins; age 16; born in WV; in household of father, Erastus S. Collins.
3. 1940 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Baileysville District; E.D. 55-1; taken on 7 May 1940; Page 18A; Image 37 of 49;
Household #256.
Listed as Raymond Collins; age 26; born in WV; married; 2 yrs HS education; lived in McDowell Co, WV on 1 Apr 1935;
in household of mother-in-law, Bessie Ford Short, with wife, Edna Short Collins.
4. Wyoming Co, WV Death Certificate #14930; WV Archives Web Site.
Raymond Collins; age 41; born on 13 Jan 1914 in WV; married; mine electrician; son of R.S. and
Arleen McCormick Collins; died on 25 Oct 1955 at Baileysville, Wyoming Co, WV from a heart attack;
buried on 28 Oct 1955 in Beaver Cemetery; informant, Edna Collins.


Georgie Edna Short

1. 1920 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Baileysville District, taken on 23 Jan 1920, Page 142A, Family #125.
Listed as Edna Short, age 1 yr, 7 mons, born in WV, in household of father, Joseph Short.
2. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Welch; 904 McDowell St; taken on 2 Apr 1930; Page 247B;
Family #7/15.
Listed as Edna Short; age 11; born in WV; in household of father, Joseph Short.
3. 1940 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Baileysville District; E.D. 55-1; taken on 7 May 1940; Page 18A; Image 37 of 49;
Household #256.
Listed as Edna Collins; age 21; born in WV; married; 3 yrs HS education; lived in same house on 1 Apr 1935;
in household of mother, Bessie Ford Short, with husband, Raymond Collins.


David Crockett "Dave" Kennedy

1. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Sandy River District, Bradshaw, taken on 20/22 Jan 1920, Page
218A, Family #80.
Listed as David Kennedy, age 6, born in WV, in household of father, William H. Kennedy.
2. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Sandy River District, Pucket Ridge, taken on 4 Apr 1930, Page
244A, Family #59.
Listed as Dave Kennedy, age 17, born in WV, in household of father, William H. Kennedy.
3. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Jolo; E.D. 24-60; taken 6 May 1940; Page
1231A; Image 99 of 133; Household #778.
Listed as David C. Kennedy; age 27; born in WV; married; 8th grade education; lived in same place
on 1 Apr 1935; laborer on road maintainence; head of household.
4. "The Heritage of McDowell Co, WV, 1858-1995"; McDowell Co Historical Society; 1995; Pages
183/184.
"George and Jeanette Kennedy" article by Sharon K. Rife, Jolo, WV.
5. McDowell Co, WV; Marriagse Records; Vol #__(1965); Page 305; WV Archives Web Site.
Dave Crockett Kennedy; age 53; born 20 Feb 1913 at Jolo, WV; divorced; living at Bradshaw, WV;
son of Bill and Annie (Stamper) Kennedy; married on 5 Apr 1965; Elver Hicks Chrictian; age 43;
born 21 Feb 1921 at War, WV; divorced; living at Bradshaw, WV; daughter of John L. and Lucy (King)
Hicks.
6. Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014; ANcestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Dave C. Kennedy
Last Residence:
24879 Raysal, Mcdowell, West Virginia
Born: 20 Feb 1913
Last Benefit: 24879, Raysal, Mcdowell, West Virginia
Died: 18 Oct 2007
State (Year) SSN issued: West Virginia (Before 1951)"


Mary Alafair Pruitt

1. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Bradshaw; taken on 24/27 Jan 1920;
Page 220A; Family #103/103.
Listed as Mary Pruitt; age 7; born in WV; in household of father, Augustus Pruitt.
2. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Sandy River District, taken on 4 Apr 1930, Page 243B, Family #53.
Listed as Mary Pruett, age 18, born in VA, in household of father, Augustus Pruitt.
3. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Jolo; E.D. 24-60; taken 6 May 1940; Page
1231A; Image 99 of 133; Household #778.
Listed as Mary Kennedy; age 28; born in WV; married; 5th grade education; lived in same place
on 1 Apr 1935; in household of husband, David C. Kennedy.
4. "The Heritage of McDowell Co, WV, 1858-1995"; McDowell Co, WV Historical Society; 1995;
"Augustus "Gus" Pruitt, Miner" article; Page 225; submitted by Elva Rowe, Jolo, WV.
5. Tazewell Co, VA; Death Certificate #83-014590; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Mary Alafair Kennedy; age 71; born 16 Feb 1912 in WV; divorced; housewife; domestic; living at
Rt 1, Box 99-A, Jewell Ridge, Tazewell Co, VA; daughter of Augustus and Nancy Jane (Hagerman)
Pruitt; died 13 Apr 1983, DOA Clinch Valley Community Hospital, Richlands, VA; due to acute
myocardial infarction; hypertensive cardiovascular disease and diabetes mellitus; buried in Cole
Family Cemetery near Jewell Valley, VA; informant, Mrs. Helen Cole, daughter.


Helen Kennedy

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Jolo; E.D. 24-60; taken 6 May 1940; Page
1231A; Image 99 of 133; Household #778.
Listed as Helen Kennedy; age 4; born in WV; in household of father, David C. Kennedy.


Lurene Kennedy

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Jolo; E.D. 24-60; taken 6 May 1940; Page
1231A; Image 99 of 133; Household #778.
Listed as Lorine Kennedy; age 3; born in WV; in household of father, David C. Kennedy.


Virgil Kennedy

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Jolo; E.D. 24-60; taken 6 May 1940; Page
1231A; Image 99 of 133; Household #778.
Listed as Virgil Kennedy; age 1; born in WV; in household of father, David C. Kennedy.


David Crockett "Dave" Kennedy

1. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Sandy River District, Bradshaw, taken on 20/22 Jan 1920, Page
218A, Family #80.
Listed as David Kennedy, age 6, born in WV, in household of father, William H. Kennedy.
2. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Sandy River District, Pucket Ridge, taken on 4 Apr 1930, Page
244A, Family #59.
Listed as Dave Kennedy, age 17, born in WV, in household of father, William H. Kennedy.
3. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Jolo; E.D. 24-60; taken 6 May 1940; Page
1231A; Image 99 of 133; Household #778.
Listed as David C. Kennedy; age 27; born in WV; married; 8th grade education; lived in same place
on 1 Apr 1935; laborer on road maintainence; head of household.
4. "The Heritage of McDowell Co, WV, 1858-1995"; McDowell Co Historical Society; 1995; Pages
183/184.
"George and Jeanette Kennedy" article by Sharon K. Rife, Jolo, WV.
5. McDowell Co, WV; Marriagse Records; Vol #__(1965); Page 305; WV Archives Web Site.
Dave Crockett Kennedy; age 53; born 20 Feb 1913 at Jolo, WV; divorced; living at Bradshaw, WV;
son of Bill and Annie (Stamper) Kennedy; married on 5 Apr 1965; Elver Hicks Chrictian; age 43;
born 21 Feb 1921 at War, WV; divorced; living at Bradshaw, WV; daughter of John L. and Lucy (King)
Hicks.
6. Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014; ANcestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Dave C. Kennedy
Last Residence:
24879 Raysal, Mcdowell, West Virginia
Born: 20 Feb 1913
Last Benefit: 24879, Raysal, Mcdowell, West Virginia
Died: 18 Oct 2007
State (Year) SSN issued: West Virginia (Before 1951)"


Elever Hicks

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; Susannah; taken on 24 Apr 1930; Page 112B;
Image 24 of 52; Family #218/222.
Listed as EdnaHicks; age 3; born in WV; in household of father, John L. Hicks.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriagse Records; Vol #__(1935); Page 94; WV Archives Web Site.
Buster Stevenson; age 21; born in Tazewell Co, VA; single; miner; living at War, WV; son of Jesse and Effie;
married on 12 Aug 1935 at War, WV; Elva Hicks; age 16; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; living at War, WV;
daughter of John L. and Lucinda.
3. 1940 Census, Buchanan Co, VA; Garden District; E.D. 14-1; taken on 30 Apr 1940; Page 1B; Image 2 of 68;
Household #11.
Listed as Elva Stevenson; age 19; born in WV; married; no education listed; lived in McDowell Co, WV on
1 Apr 1935; in household of brother-in-law, Mack Lowe, with husband.
4. McDowell Co, WV; Marriagse Records; Vol #__(1949); Page 287; WV Archives Web Site.
James Arthur Christian; age 30; born at Ceadr Bluff, VA; divorced; living at War, WV; married on 15 Jun 1949
at Yukon, WV; Elver Hicks; age 28; born at Excelsior, WV; divorced; living at War, WV.
5. McDowell Co, WV; Marriagse Records; Vol #__(1965); Page 305; WV Archives Web Site.
Dave Crockett Kennedy; age 53; born 20 Feb 1913 at Jolo, WV; divorced; living at Bradshaw, WV; son of
Bill and Annie (Stamper) Kennedy; married on 5 Apr 1965; Elver Hicks Chrictian; age 43; born 21 Feb 1921
at War, WV; divorced; living at Bradshaw, WV; daughter of John L. and Lucy (King) Hicks.


Buster B. Stevenson

1. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; Gary; taken on 2 Feb 1920; Page 195B; Image 47
of 71; Family #413/448.
Listed as Buster B. Stevenson; age 5; born in VA; in household of father, Jessie Stevenson.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriagse Records; Vol #__(1935); Page 94; WV Archives Web Site.
Buster Stevenson; age 21; born in Tazewell Co, VA; single; miner; living at War, WV; son of Jesse and Effie;
married on 12 Aug 1935 at War, WV; Elva Hicks; age 16; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; living at War, WV;
daughter of John L. and Lucinda.
3. 1940 Census, Buchanan Co, VA; Garden District; E.D. 14-1; taken on 30 Apr 1940; Page 1B; Image 2 of 68;
Household #11.
Listed as Buster Stevenson; age 26; born in VA; married; no education listed; lived in McDowell Co, WV on
1 Apr 1935; loader in coal mine; in household of brother-in-law, Mack Lowe, with wife.


Elever Hicks

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; Susannah; taken on 24 Apr 1930; Page 112B;
Image 24 of 52; Family #218/222.
Listed as EdnaHicks; age 3; born in WV; in household of father, John L. Hicks.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriagse Records; Vol #__(1935); Page 94; WV Archives Web Site.
Buster Stevenson; age 21; born in Tazewell Co, VA; single; miner; living at War, WV; son of Jesse and Effie;
married on 12 Aug 1935 at War, WV; Elva Hicks; age 16; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; living at War, WV;
daughter of John L. and Lucinda.
3. 1940 Census, Buchanan Co, VA; Garden District; E.D. 14-1; taken on 30 Apr 1940; Page 1B; Image 2 of 68;
Household #11.
Listed as Elva Stevenson; age 19; born in WV; married; no education listed; lived in McDowell Co, WV on
1 Apr 1935; in household of brother-in-law, Mack Lowe, with husband.
4. McDowell Co, WV; Marriagse Records; Vol #__(1949); Page 287; WV Archives Web Site.
James Arthur Christian; age 30; born at Ceadr Bluff, VA; divorced; living at War, WV; married on 15 Jun 1949
at Yukon, WV; Elver Hicks; age 28; born at Excelsior, WV; divorced; living at War, WV.
5. McDowell Co, WV; Marriagse Records; Vol #__(1965); Page 305; WV Archives Web Site.
Dave Crockett Kennedy; age 53; born 20 Feb 1913 at Jolo, WV; divorced; living at Bradshaw, WV; son of
Bill and Annie (Stamper) Kennedy; married on 5 Apr 1965; Elver Hicks Chrictian; age 43; born 21 Feb 1921
at War, WV; divorced; living at Bradshaw, WV; daughter of John L. and Lucy (King) Hicks.


James Arthur Christian

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriagse Records; Vol #__(1949); Page 287; WV Archives Web Site.
James Arthur Christian; age 30; born at Ceadr Bluff, VA; divorced; living at War, WV; married on 15 Jun
1949 at Yukon, WV; Elver Hicks; age 28; born at Excelsior, WV; divorced; living at War, WV.
2. Russell Co, VA; Marriage License #11616; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Arthur Christian; age 46; born in Cedar Bluff, VA; divorced; 2 previous marriages; timber worker; living
at Raysal. WV; son of Arthur and Louise (Beavers) Christian; married on 8 Apr 1965 in Lebanon, VA;
Mary Alice Bowman; age 30; born in Warrior Mines, WV; widowed; one previous marriage; housewife;
living in Raysal, WV; daughter of Willard and Dicie (Hughes) Bowman.
3. FindAGrave.com Website; submitted by roten cooper; 25 Jul 2013.
" James Arthur Christian
Birth 7 Jul 1918
West Virginia, USA
Death 11 Feb 1999 (aged 80)
Bartley, McDowell County, West Virginia, USA
Burial
Rose Cemetery
Raysal, McDowell County, West Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 114356627"


Elever Hicks

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; Susannah; taken on 24 Apr 1930; Page 112B;
Image 24 of 52; Family #218/222.
Listed as EdnaHicks; age 3; born in WV; in household of father, John L. Hicks.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriagse Records; Vol #__(1935); Page 94; WV Archives Web Site.
Buster Stevenson; age 21; born in Tazewell Co, VA; single; miner; living at War, WV; son of Jesse and Effie;
married on 12 Aug 1935 at War, WV; Elva Hicks; age 16; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; living at War, WV;
daughter of John L. and Lucinda.
3. 1940 Census, Buchanan Co, VA; Garden District; E.D. 14-1; taken on 30 Apr 1940; Page 1B; Image 2 of 68;
Household #11.
Listed as Elva Stevenson; age 19; born in WV; married; no education listed; lived in McDowell Co, WV on
1 Apr 1935; in household of brother-in-law, Mack Lowe, with husband.
4. McDowell Co, WV; Marriagse Records; Vol #__(1949); Page 287; WV Archives Web Site.
James Arthur Christian; age 30; born at Ceadr Bluff, VA; divorced; living at War, WV; married on 15 Jun 1949
at Yukon, WV; Elver Hicks; age 28; born at Excelsior, WV; divorced; living at War, WV.
5. McDowell Co, WV; Marriagse Records; Vol #__(1965); Page 305; WV Archives Web Site.
Dave Crockett Kennedy; age 53; born 20 Feb 1913 at Jolo, WV; divorced; living at Bradshaw, WV; son of
Bill and Annie (Stamper) Kennedy; married on 5 Apr 1965; Elver Hicks Chrictian; age 43; born 21 Feb 1921
at War, WV; divorced; living at Bradshaw, WV; daughter of John L. and Lucy (King) Hicks.


John Logan Hicks

1. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; taken on 14 Jun 1900; Page 245B; Image 14 of 65;
Family #17/117.
Listed as John A. Hicks; age 7; born in May 1893 in WV; in household of father, John D. Hicks.
2. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Bradshaw; taken on 15 Apr 1910; Page 65A;
Image 1 of 28; Family 4/4.
Listed as John L. Hix; age 16; born in WV; farm laborer; in household of father, John D. Hicks.
3. McDowell Co, WV; WW I Draft Registration Card #2797; 5 Jun 1917; Ancestry.com Web Site.
John Hicks; age 24; born 16 Apr 1893 at Bradshaw, WV; living at War, WV; miner; employed by
Williams Poca Coal Co, War, WV; married; dependent farther and mother; claims exemption due
to being "coon eyed"; medium height and build; blue eyes and brown hair.
4. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; Susannah; taken on 13 Jan 1930; Page 23B;
Image 4 of 47; Family #35/39.
Listed as John Hicks; age 26; born in WV; married; coal miner; head of household.
5. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; Susannah; taken on 24 Apr 1930; Page 112B;
Image 24 of 52; Family #218/222.
Listed as John Hicks; age 33; born in WV; married at 22; laborer in coal mine; head of household.
6. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; War; E.D. 24-20; Page 390A; Image 39 of 62;
Househld #311.
Listed as John Hicks; age 47; born in VA (sic, WV); married; 1st grade education; lived in same place
on 1 Apr 1935; laborer for W.P. A.; haed of household.
7. McDowell Co, WV; WW II Draft Registration Card #U-506; 27 Apr 1942; Ancestry.com Web Site.
John Logan Hicks; age 49; born 16 Apr 1893 at Bradshaw, WV; living at War, WV; wmployed by
Cleve Atwell, at Warrior, WV (sic?, Warriormines?); person who will always know address, Mr. Virgil
Hicks, War, WV; 5'6" tall; 137 lbs; blue eyes; brown hair; ruddy complexion; scar on right arm.
8. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #3151; WV Archives Web Site.
John L. Hicks; age 60; born at Jolo, WV; married; living at War, WV; son of John and Jane
(Mitchell) Hicks; died 10 Feb 1950 at War, WV; from cardio vascular renal disease; buried 11 Feb
1950 in Cove Cemetery; informant, Virgil Hicks.
7. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Cove Cemetery, War, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by Shandra Hicks
Brewer; 1 Aug 2013.
John Hicks, Jr; born in 1890 (sic, 16 Apr 1893) at Jolo, WV (sic, Bradshaw, WV); died 9 Feb (sic, 10 Feb) 1950
at War, WV; buried here; no grave marker photo shown; death certificate shown.


Lucinda "Lucy" Keene

1. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; Susannah; taken on 13 Jan 1930; Page 23B;
Image 4 of 47; Family #35/39.
Listed as Lou Hicks; age 24; born in VA; married; in household of husband, John L. Hicks.
2. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; Susannah; taken on 24 Apr 1930; Page 112B;
Image 24 of 52; Family #218/222.
Listed as Luanda Hicks; age 31; born in VA; married at 20; in household of husband, John L. Hicks.
3. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; War; E.D. 24-20; Page 390A; Image 39 of 62;
Househld #311.
Listed as Lucy Hicks; age 43; born in WV (sic, VA); married; no education; lived in same place
on 1 Apr 1935; in household of husband, John L. Hicks.


Mary Ellen Hicks

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; War; E.D. 24-20; Page 390A; Image 39 of 62;
Househld #311.
Listed as Mary Ellen Hicks; age 4; born in WV; in household of father, John L. Hicks.


Loanda Hicks

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; War; E.D. 24-20; Page 390A; Image 39 of 62;
Househld #311.
Listed as Loanda Hicks; age 2; born in WV; in household of father, John L. Hicks.