McDowell and Wyoming Co WV Families and Individuals

Notes


Bessie Rice

1. Tennessee Birth and Christenings, 1828-1939; LDS Web Site.
Bessie Rice; born 25 Aug 1908 in White Co, TN; parents, Sidney and Dasey Rice.
2. 1910 Census, White Co, TN; District #14; Bon Air; taken on 16 Apr 1910; Page 167B; Family #59/59.
Listed as Bessie Rice; age 1 yr, 10 mons; born in TN; in household of father, Sidney Rice.
3. 1920 Census, White Co, TN; District #14; Bon Air; 104 Front Street; taken on 3 Jan 1920; Page 304A;
Family #24/26.
Listed as Bessie Rice; age 11; born in TN; in household of father, Sidney Rice.
4. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Sandy District; Iaeger; taken on 2 Apr 1930; Page 162B;
Family #12/13.
Listed as Bessie Rice; age 19; born in TN; in household of father, Sidney Rice.
5. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Iaeger; E.D. 24-56; taken on 5 Apr 1940;
Page 1073A; Image 9 of 28; Household #72.
Listed as Bessie Rice; age 29; born in TN; single; 5th grade education; lived in same place on
1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Sidney S. Rice.
6. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submittec by
B. Walls; 11 Dec 2013.
Bessie Rice Davidson; born 25 Aug 1909; died 31 Mar 1980; buried here; heastone photo shown;
"REST IN PEACE".


Elisha Erastus Davidson Rev

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1909); Page 85; WV Archives Web Site.
Elisha Davidson; age 25; born in Tazewell Co, VA; single; farmer; living at Avondale, WV;
son of Robert and Victoria; married on 28 Sep 1909 at Lex, WV; Clara Roberts; age 19; born
in McDowell Co, WV; single; daughter of Isaac and Pheobe.
2. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submittec by
B. Walls; 2 Dec 2013.
Rev Elisha E. Davidson; born 1 Jan 1886; died 24 May 1967; buried here; double headstone photo
shown with wife, Clara Roberts Davidson; "FOREVER WITH THE LORD"


Clara Roberts

1. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Sandy River District, page 248B, Family #172.
Listed as Clara Roberts, age 10, born in Oct 1889 in WV, in household of
father, Isaac Roberts.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1909); Page 85; WV Archives Web Site.
Elisha Davidson; age 25; born in Tazewell Co, VA; single; farmer; living at Avondale, WV;
son of Robert and Victoria; married on 28 Sep 1909 at Lex, WV; Clara Roberts; age 19; born
in McDowell Co, WV; single; daughter of Isaac and Pheobe.
3. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submittec by
B. Walls; 2 Dec 2013.
Clara Roberts Davidson; born 31 Oct 1890; died 15 Feb 1980; buried here; double headstone photo
shown with husband, Elisha Erastus Davidson;"FOREVER WITH THE LORD"


Charles Miles Davidson

1. US Heastone Applications fo Military Veterans, 1925-1963; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Charles Miles Davidson; born 22 Aug 1921; died 2 Dec 1942; WW II deceased; enlisted 4 Oct 1939
Private, WV; 701 T.D. Batallon; Serial # 6985336; Christian; buried in Iaeger Memorial Cemetery,
Roderfield, WV; ship to Elisha Erastus Davidson, Iaeger, WV; signed by Elisha Erastus Davidson,
Lex, WV; 13 Mar 1949.
2. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submittec by
B. Walls; 2 Dec 2013.
Charles M. Davidson; born 22 Aug 1921; died 2 Dec 1942; buried here; grave marker photo shown;
"WEST VIRGINIA PVT 701 TANK DESTROYER BN WORLD WAR II".


Curtis Davidson

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; Bartley; E.D. 24-14; taken on 30 Apr 1940; Page
297B; Image 4 of 22; Household #29.
Listed as Curtis Davidson; age 9; born in WV; 4th grade education; attending school; lived in same house on
1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Grat Davidson.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1953); Page 353; WV Archives Web Site.
Curtis Davidson; age 22; born at Bartley, WV; single; living at Iaeger, WV; married on 25 Jul
1953 at Avondale, WV; Dora Mounts; age 26; born at Rift, WV; single; living at English, WV.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1965); Page 282; WV Archives Web Site.
Curtis Davidson; age 34; born 29 Oct 1930 at Bartley, WV; widowed; living at Bartley, WV;
son of Grat and Della (Dunford) Davidson; married on 26 Feb 1965 at Powhatan, WV; Joyce
Claudette Holley; age 18; born 14 Feb 1947 in St. Paul. VA; single; living at Bartley, WV;
daughter of Ira and Ernestine (Boyles) Holley, father deceased; with consent of Ernestine Holley
mother of Joyce Claudette Holley.


Dora Mounts

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1953); Page 353; WV Archives Web Site.
Curtis Davidson; age 22; born at Bartley, WV; single; living at Iaeger, WV; married on 25 Jul
1953 at Avondale, WV; Dora Mounts; age 26; born at Rift, WV; single; living at English, WV.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #'64 000695; WV Archives Web Site.
Dora Davidson; age 36; born 20 Feb 1927 in WV; married; housewife; living at Atwell, WV;
daughter of Edward and Lillie (Wood) Mounts; died 8 Jan 1964 at Atwell, WV; from a self
inflicted bullet wound to the forehead; buried 11 Jan 1964 in Iaeger Memorial Cemetery,
Roderfield, WV; informant, Curtis Davidson, Atwell.
3. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 24 Feb 2014.
Dora Davidson; born 20 Feb 1927; died 8 Jan 1964; buried here; double headstone photo shown
with, Darren Davidson, son of her husband and his second wife.


Curtis Davidson

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; Bartley; E.D. 24-14; taken on 30 Apr 1940; Page
297B; Image 4 of 22; Household #29.
Listed as Curtis Davidson; age 9; born in WV; 4th grade education; attending school; lived in same house on
1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Grat Davidson.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1953); Page 353; WV Archives Web Site.
Curtis Davidson; age 22; born at Bartley, WV; single; living at Iaeger, WV; married on 25 Jul
1953 at Avondale, WV; Dora Mounts; age 26; born at Rift, WV; single; living at English, WV.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1965); Page 282; WV Archives Web Site.
Curtis Davidson; age 34; born 29 Oct 1930 at Bartley, WV; widowed; living at Bartley, WV;
son of Grat and Della (Dunford) Davidson; married on 26 Feb 1965 at Powhatan, WV; Joyce
Claudette Holley; age 18; born 14 Feb 1947 in St. Paul. VA; single; living at Bartley, WV;
daughter of Ira and Ernestine (Boyles) Holley, father deceased; with consent of Ernestine Holley
mother of Joyce Claudette Holley.


Joyce Claudette Holley

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1965); Page 282; WV Archives Web Site.
Curtis Davidson; age 34; born 29 Oct 1930 at Bartley, WV; widowed; living at Bartley, WV;
son of Grat and Della (Dunford) Davidson; married on 26 Feb 1965 at Powhatan, WV; Joyce
Claudette Holley; age 18; born 14 Feb 1947 in St. Paul. VA; single; living at Bartley, WV;
daughter of Ira and Ernestine (Boyles) Holley, father deceased; with consent of Ernestine Holley
mother of Joyce Claudette Holley.


Curtis Darren Davidson

1. Flordia Death Index, 1877-1998; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Curtis Darren Davidson; age 18; born 26 Nov 1956; died 14 Sep 1984 in Palm Beach, FL.
2. Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Darren Davidson; brn 26 Nov 1965; died in Sep 1984; last residence, Palm Beach, FL;
SS#235-13-8810; Card Issued in 1977-1978 in WV.
3. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 24 Feb 2014.
Darren Davidson; born in 1965; died in 1984; buried here; double headstone photo shown wife
father's first wife, Dora Mounts Davidson.


W.G. Whitaker

1. Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940; LDS Web Site.
W.G. Whitaker; age 21; son of Dock Whitaker; married on 8 Feb 1920 at Cedar Bluff, Tazewell Co, VA;
C. Bessie Dunford; age 18; daughter of Sam and Allie Dunford.


Cora Bessie Dunford

1. 1910 Census, Tazewell Co, VA; Maiden Spring District; taken on 19 Apr 1910; Page 220B;
Family #61.
Listed as Cora B. Dunford; age 7; born in VA; in household of father, Samuel Dunford.
2. Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940; LDS Web Site.
W.G. Whitaker; age 21; son of Dock Whitaker; married on 8 Feb 1920 at Cedar Bluff, Tazewell Co,
VA; C. Bessie Dunford; age 18; daughter of Sam and Allie Dunford.
3. 1920 Census, Tazewell Co, VA; Jeffersonville; taken on 21 (_____) 1920; Page 169A; Family #223.
Listed as Bessie Dunford; age 18; born in VA; in household of father, Samuel Dunford.
4. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1928); Page 58; WV Archives Web Site.
Yura Davidson; age 23; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; farmer; living at Bartley, WV; son of
Bill and Jane Davidson; married on 10 Jan 1923 at Bartley, WV; Bessie Whittaker; age 24; born
in McDowell Co, WV (sic, Tazewell Co, VA); widow; living at Bartley, WV; daughter of Sam and
Annie Dunford.
5. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; Bartlett (sic? Bartley?); taken on 1 May 1930;
Page 75A; Image 88 of 89; Family #5/5.
Listed as Bessie Davidson; age 28; born in WV (sic, VA); married at 16; in household of husband,
Eura Davidson.
6. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; Bartley; E.D. 24-14; taken on 30 Apr 1940; Page
257B; Image 4 of 22; Household #30.
Listed as Bessie Davidson; age 36; born in VA; married; 3rd grade education; lived in McDowell Co,
WV on 1 Apr 1935; in household of husband, Eura Davidson.
7. Mercer Co, WV; Death Certificate #'70 018876; WV Archives Web Site via LDS Web Site.
Bessie Carrie Davidson; age 69; born 6 Dec 1900 in VA; widow; living at Bartley, WV; daughter of
Samuel and Allie (Chrstian) Dunford; died 17 Nov 1970 in the Bluefield Sanitarium, Welch, WV; due
to a coronary occulsion; with post opt melanoma of vigina; buried 20 Nov 1970 in Deskins Cemetery,
Atwell, WV; informant, Julian Davidson, Caretta, WV.
8. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Deskins Cemetery, Atwell, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by Stepanie; 16
Aug 2011.
Bessie Cora Dunford Davidson; born 6 Dec 1900 in VA; died 17 Nov 1970 at Bluefield, Mercer Co,
WV; buried here; no gravemarker photo shown; personal photo shown.
9. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1999"; 1999; By Geneva Steel, Tom
Hatcher and Sandra Long; "Thomas Carl and Grace Belle Davidson Dunford"; Article; Page 141;
submitted by Loretta Dial, Bartley, WV 24813.


Lucille Whitaker

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; Bartlett (sic? Bartley?); taken on 1 May 1930;
Page 75A; Image 88 of 89; Family #5/5.
Listed as Lucile Whitaker; age 8; born in WV; in household of step-father, Eura S. Davidson.


Dyer Whitaker

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; Bartlett (sic? Bartley?); taken on 1 May 1930;
Page 75A; Image 88 of 89; Family #5/5.
Listed as Dyer Whitaker; age 6; born in WV; in household of step-father, Eura S. Davidson.
2. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; Bartley; E.D. 24-14; taken on 30 Apr 1940; Page
257B; Image 4 of 22; Household #30.
Listed as Darie Davidson (sic, Whitaker); age 16; born in VA; 5th grade education; not attending school;
lived in McDowell Co, WV on 1 Apr 1935; in household of step-father, Eura Davidson.


Wiley Marshall

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1910); Page 294; WV Archives Web Site.
Wiley Marshall; age 28; born in Floyd Co, VA; single; son of Hardy and Creedie; married on 25
Oct 1910 at Big Branch, WV; Mandie Stanley; age 16; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; daughter
of James and Mandy.
2. McDowell Co, WV; WW I Draft Registration Card #3178; 12 Sep 1918; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Wiley Marshall; age 36; born 13 Feb 1882; farmer; living at Coalwood, WV; nearest relative, Mrs. Wiley
Marhall, Coalwood, WV; medium height and build; blue eyes and black hair.
3. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District;; Coalwood; taken on 20 jan 1920; Page 20A; Image
37 of 39; Family #391/384.
Listed as Wiley Marshall; age 37; born in VA; married; coal miner; head of household.
4. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; Bartlett (sic? Bartley?) taken on 1 May 1930; Page
75A; Image 88 of 89; Family #3/3.
Listed as Wiley Marshall;age 49; born in VA; widowed; farmer; head of household.
5. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1934); Page 129; WV Archives Web Site.
Wylie Marshall; age 47; born in Carroll Co, VA; widowed; farmer; living at Coalwood, WV; son of J. and Louvena;
married on 25 Oct 1934 at Coalwood, WV; Eva Osborn; age 22; born in Buchanan Co, VA; single; daughter of
Sam and Margaret.
6. McDowell Co, WV; WW II Draft Registration Card #U-1281; 27 Apr 1942; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Wiley Marshall; age 61; born 13 Feb 1881 in Carroll Co, VA; living at Coalwood, WV; farmer; person who will
always know address, Mrs. Evi Marshall, Coalwood, WV; 5'5" tall; 145 lbs; gray eyes; gray hair; dark complexion;
partley bald; broken right index finger.
7. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #16109; WV Archives Web Site.
Wiley Marshall; age 66; born 14 Feb 1884 in Carroll Co, VA (sic?, marriage record states, Floyd Co, VA);
married; farmer; living at Avondale, WV; son of Thomas Marshall and unknown mother; died 20 Oct 1950
in the Welch Emergency Hospital, Welch, WV; due to chronic heart disease; buried 24 Oct 1950 on
Shortridge Cemetery, Avondale, WV; informant Mrs. Evi. Marshall.
8. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Short Ridge Cemetery, Avondale, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by Sherry (Marshall)
Davidson; 14 Nov 2012.
Wiley Marshall; born 13 Feb 1883 in Carroll (sic, Floyd) Co, VA; died 20 Oct 1950 at Avondale (sic,
Welch Emergency Hospital, Welch, WV); buried here; no grave marker photo shown.


Amanda Maude "Maudie" Stanley

1. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV, taken 21 Jun 1900, Big Creek Township, page
85A, Family #220.
Listed as Mandy Stanley, age 7, born in Apr 1893, in WV, in household of father, James Stanley.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1910); Page 294; WV Archives Web Site.
Wiley Marshall; age 28; born in Floyd Co, VA; single; son of Hardy and Creedie; married on 25
Oct 1910 at Big Branch, WV; Maudie Stanley; age 16; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; daughter
of James and Mandy.
3. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District;; Coalwood; taken on 20 jan 1920; Page 20A; Image
37 of 39; Family #391/384.
Listed as Maud Marshall; age 26; born in WV; married; in household of husband, Wiley Marshall.
4. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #651; WV Archives Web Site.
Maudie Marshall; age 34 yrs, 9 mons, 3 days; born 8 Apr 1895 in WV; married; housewife; daughter of
James and Mandy (Harman) Stanley; died 11 Jan 1930 at Coalwood, WV; due to child birth; buried 13
Jan 1930 at Big Branch, WV; informant, Wiley Marshall, Coalwood, WV.


Elza Marshall

1. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District;; Coalwood; taken on 20 jan 1920; Page 20A; Image
37 of 39; Family #391/384.
Listed as Elza Marshall; age 4; born in WV; in household of father, Wiley Marshall.
2. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; Bartlett (sic? Bartley?) taken on 1 May 1930; Page
75A; Image 88 of 89; Family #3/3.
Listed as Elsie Marshall;age 14; born in WV; in household of father, Wiley Marshall.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Death Registry; Vol #__(1933); Page 140; Big Creek District; WV Archives Web Site.
Elzie Marshall; age 16 yrs, 10 mons; 7 days; born 22 Mar 1916 in WV; single; timberman; son of Wiley and
Manda (Stanley) Marshall; died 29 Jan 1933 at Coalwood, WV; due to a gunshot wound to lower abdomen;
buried 31 Jan 1933 at Coalwood, WV; informant, Jessie Marshall.


Oscar Marshall

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; Bartlett (sic? Bartley?) taken on 1 May 1930; Page
75A; Image 88 of 89; Family #3/3.
Listed as Oscar Marshall; age 4; born in WV; in household of father, Wiley Marshall.
2. Raleigh Co, WV; Death Certificate #12356; WV Archives Web Site.
Oscar Marshall; age 18; born in 1927 at Coalwood, WV; single; miner; living at Coalwood, WV; son of
Wyley and Maud (Stanley) Marshall; died 5 Oct 1945 in Pinecrest Sanitarium, Beckley, WV; due to meleary
TB; buried 8 Oct 1945 in Big Branch Cemetery, Coalwood, WV; informant, Howard Baker, Coalwood, WV.
(Howard Baker was a brother-in-law, husband of Oscar's sister, Goldie Marshall)


Lee Marshall

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; Bartlett (sic? Bartley?) taken on 1 May 1930; Page
75A; Image 88 of 89; Family #3/3.
Listed as Lee Marshall; age 2; born in WV; in household of father, Wiley Marshall.


Wiley Marshall

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1910); Page 294; WV Archives Web Site.
Wiley Marshall; age 28; born in Floyd Co, VA; single; son of Hardy and Creedie; married on 25
Oct 1910 at Big Branch, WV; Mandie Stanley; age 16; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; daughter
of James and Mandy.
2. McDowell Co, WV; WW I Draft Registration Card #3178; 12 Sep 1918; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Wiley Marshall; age 36; born 13 Feb 1882; farmer; living at Coalwood, WV; nearest relative, Mrs. Wiley
Marhall, Coalwood, WV; medium height and build; blue eyes and black hair.
3. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District;; Coalwood; taken on 20 jan 1920; Page 20A; Image
37 of 39; Family #391/384.
Listed as Wiley Marshall; age 37; born in VA; married; coal miner; head of household.
4. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; Bartlett (sic? Bartley?) taken on 1 May 1930; Page
75A; Image 88 of 89; Family #3/3.
Listed as Wiley Marshall;age 49; born in VA; widowed; farmer; head of household.
5. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1934); Page 129; WV Archives Web Site.
Wylie Marshall; age 47; born in Carroll Co, VA; widowed; farmer; living at Coalwood, WV; son of J. and Louvena;
married on 25 Oct 1934 at Coalwood, WV; Eva Osborn; age 22; born in Buchanan Co, VA; single; daughter of
Sam and Margaret.
6. McDowell Co, WV; WW II Draft Registration Card #U-1281; 27 Apr 1942; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Wiley Marshall; age 61; born 13 Feb 1881 in Carroll Co, VA; living at Coalwood, WV; farmer; person who will
always know address, Mrs. Evi Marshall, Coalwood, WV; 5'5" tall; 145 lbs; gray eyes; gray hair; dark complexion;
partley bald; broken right index finger.
7. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #16109; WV Archives Web Site.
Wiley Marshall; age 66; born 14 Feb 1884 in Carroll Co, VA (sic?, marriage record states, Floyd Co, VA);
married; farmer; living at Avondale, WV; son of Thomas Marshall and unknown mother; died 20 Oct 1950
in the Welch Emergency Hospital, Welch, WV; due to chronic heart disease; buried 24 Oct 1950 on
Shortridge Cemetery, Avondale, WV; informant Mrs. Evi. Marshall.
8. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Short Ridge Cemetery, Avondale, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by Sherry (Marshall)
Davidson; 14 Nov 2012.
Wiley Marshall; born 13 Feb 1883 in Carroll (sic, Floyd) Co, VA; died 20 Oct 1950 at Avondale (sic,
Welch Emergency Hospital, Welch, WV); buried here; no grave marker photo shown.


Eva Osborne

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1934); Page 129; WV Archives Web Site.
Wylie Marshall; age 47; born in Carroll Co, VA; widowed; farmer; living at Coalwood, WV; son of J. and Louvena;
married on 25 Oct 1934 at Coalwood, WV; Eva Osborn; age 22; born in Buchanan Co, VA; single; daughter of
Sam and Margaret.
2. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Short Ridge Cemetery, Avondale, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by Sadie Sidotti
27 Jan 2010.
Mrs. Evie Osborne Marshall; born 2 Jan 1916 in Buchanan Co, VA; died 26 Sep 1999 in McDowell Co, WV;
buried here; no grave marker photo shown; personal photo shown.