McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Familes and Individuals

Notes


Artis Culbert "Arty" Blessing

1. Mercer Co, WV; Marriage Registry; Vol #__(1900); Page 105; Line #125; WV Archives Web Site.
Arty Blessing; age 23; born in KY; single; miner; living in Mercer Co, WV; son of John and Caroline;
married on 5 Sep 1900 in Mercer Co, WV; Mary dent; age 23; born in Wythe Co, VA; widowed (sic?);
living in Mercer Co, WV; daughter of Thomas and Charlotte.
2. 1910 Census, Mercer Co, WV; Rock District; Bramwell; taken on 21 Apr 1910; Page 11B; Image 10 of 22;
Family #102.
Listed as A. Blessing; age 34; born in KY; married once for 10 yrs; laborer in coal mine; head of household.
3. 1920 Census, Mercer Co, WV; Rock District; Bramwell; taken on 21 Jan 1920; Page 120B; Image 1 of 5;
Family #172/175.
Listed as Artis Blessing; age 43; born in KY; married; pumper man in coal mine; head of household.
4. 1930 Census, Mercer Co, WV; Rock District; Bramwell; taken 4 Apr 1930; page 87B; Image 6 of 32;
Family #53/54.
Listed as Artie Blessing; age 53; born in KY; married at 23; coal loader in coal mine; head of household.
5. Mercer Co, WV; Death Certificate #6695; WV Archives Web Site.
Arty Blessing; age 57 yrs, 6 mons, 7 days; born 27 Jul 1876 in KY; married; coal miner; living at Simmons
(rail road station); WV; son of John and Caroline (Holmes) Blessing; died 20 Apr 1934 at Simmons R.R.
Station, Bramwell, WV; due to a cerebral hemorrhage with cardio-vascular disease; two previous cerebral
hemorrhages; buried 22 Apr 1934 in Coopers Cemetery; informant, George W. Liddle, West Graham, VA.


Mary Ann Dent

1. Virginia Births and Christenings, 1853-1917; LDS Web Site.
Margaret Dent; born 13 Sep 1872 in Wythe Co, VA; parents, Thomas and Charlotte Dent.
(Believe this to be Mary Ann Dent who has same birthdate)
2. Virginia Births and Christenings, 1853-1917; LDS Web Site.
Mary A. Dent; born 13 Sep 1872 in Speedwell Township, Wythe Co, VA; parents, Thomas and Charlotte Dent.
3. 1880 Census, Carroll Co, VA; Sulphur Springs District; taken on 8 Jun 1880; Page 115D; Image
12 of 50; Family #107/107.
Listed as Mary Ann Dent; age 7; born in VA; in household of father, Thomas Dent.
4. 1900 Census, Mercer Co, WV; Rock District; taken on 8 Jun 1900; Page 214B; Image 17 of 79;
Family #149/150.
Listed as Mary Dent; age 24; born in Sep 1875 in WV; single; in household of father, Thomas Dent.
5. Mercer Co, WV; Marriage Registry; Vol #__(1900); Page 105; Line #125; WV Archives Web Site.
Arty Blessing; age 23; born in KY; single; miner; living in Mercer Co, WV; son of John and Caroline;
married on 5 Sep 1900 in Mercer Co, WV; Mary dent; age 23; born in Wythe Co, VA; widowed (sic?);
living in Mercer Co, WV; daughter of Thomas and Charlotte.
6. 1910 Census, Mercer Co, WV; Rock District; Bramwell; taken on 21 Apr 1910; Page 11B; Image 10 of 22;
Family #102.
Listed as Mary Blessing; age 24; born in VA; married once for 10 yrs; no children; in household of husband,
Arty Blessing.
7. 1920 Census, Mercer Co, WV; Rock District; Bramwell; taken on 21 Jan 1920; Page 120B; Image 1 of 5;
Family #172/175.
Listed as Mary Blessing; age 43 (sic, 33); born in VA; married; in household of husband, Artis C. Blessing.
8. 1930 Census, Mercer Co, WV; Rock District; Bramwell; taken 4 Apr 1930; page 87B; Image 6 of 32;
Family #53/54.
Listed as Mary Blessing; age 53 (sic, 43); born in VA; married at 23; in household of husband, Artis C. Blessing.
9. 1940 Census, Mercer Co, WV; Rock District; Bramwell; E.D. 28-40; taken on 25 Apr 1940; Page 627A; Image
13 of 40; Household #126.
Listed as Mary Blessing; age 67; born in VA; widow; 2nd grade education; lived in same place on 1 Apr 1935;
head of household.
10. Monroe Co, WV; Death Certificate #9106; WV Archives Web Site.
Mary Ann Blessing; born 23 (sic, 13) Sep 1872 in VA; widowed; living at Freeman, WV; daughter of
unlisted parents; died 25 Jul 1951 in the Andrew S. Rowan Memorial Home, Sweet Sprtings, WV after a
139 day stay; due to congestive heart failure with hypertension; repeated cerebral hemorrhage in past and
senile psychosis for past 3 yrs; buried 28 Jul 1951 in Pocahontas (Cemetery?/County?).


Charles N. Johnson

1. Mercer Co, WV; Marriage Registry; Vol #__(1903); Page 162; Line #33; WV Archives Web Site.
Charles N. Johnson; age 23; born in Fayette Co, WV; single; living in Mercer Co, WV; miner;
son of W.C. and M. H. Johnson; married on 8 Jul 1903 in Mercer Co, WV; Nora Bell Dent; age 17;
born and living in Mercer Co, WV; single; daughter of Thomas and ______ Dent.


Nora Belle Dent

1. 1900 Census, Mercer Co, WV; Rock District; taken on 8 Jun 1900; Page 214B; Image 17 of 79;
Family #149/150.
Listed as Nora Dent; age 14; born in Apr 1886 in MO; in household of father, Thomas Dent.
2. Mercer Co, WV; Marriage Registry; Vol #__(1903); Page 162; Line #33; WV Archives Web Site.
Charles N. Johnson; age 23; born in Fayette Co, WV; single; living in Mercer Co, WV; miner;
son of W.C. and M. H. Johnson; married on 8 Jul 1903 in Mercer Co, WV; Nora Bell Dent; age 17;
born and living in Mercer Co, WV; single; daughter of Thomas and ______ Dent.


James Vincent

1. Mercer Co, WV; Marriage Registry; Vol #__(1912); Page 51; Line #4; WV Archives Web Site.
James Vincent; age 29; born in Bedford Co, PA; single; living in Mercer Co, WV; married on 12 Mar 1912
Rebecca Ellen Dent; age 21; born and living in Mercer Co, WV; single.
2. 1920 Census, Mercer Co, WV; Bramwell; taken on 13 jan 1920; Page 275B; Image 24 of 26; Family #255/262.
Listed as James Vincent; age 36; born in WV (sic, PA); married; coal miner; head of household.


Rebecca Ellen Dent

1. 1900 Census, Mercer Co, WV; Rock District; taken on 8 Jun 1900; Page 214B; Image 17 of 79;
Family #149/150.
Listed as Rebecca Dent; age 16; born in Sep 1875 in VA; single; in household of father, Thomas Dent.
2. 1910 Census, Mercer Co, WV; Rock District; Bramwell; taken on 18 Apr 1910; Page 7B; Image 2 of 22; Family #14.
Listed as Rebecca Dent; age 25; born in VA; single; in household of father, Thomas T. Dent.
3. Mercer Co, WV; Marriage Registry; Vol #__(1912); Page 51; Line #4; WV Archives Web Site.
James Vincent; age 29; born in Bedford Co, PA; single; living in Mercer Co, WV; married on 12 Mar 1912
Rebecca Ellen Dent; age 21; born and living in Mercer Co, WV; single.
4. 1920 Census, Mercer Co, WV; Bramwell; taken on 13 Jan 1920; Page 275B; Image 24 of 26; Family #255/262.
Listed as Rebecca Vincent; age 34; born in VA; married; in household of husband, James Vincent.


George Walton Liddie

1. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Coopers Cemetery, Bramwell, Mercer Co, WV; submitted by F. Hylton
10 Jun 2014.
George Walton Liddie; born 30 Nov 1874 in Grayson Co, VA; died 28 Apr 1941; double headstone photo
shown with wife, Emma Laura dent..


Emma Laura Dent

1. 1880 Census, Carroll Co, VA; Sulphur Springs District; taken on 8 Jun 1880; Page 115D; Image
12 of 50; Family #107/107.
Listed as Emma Dent; age 2; born in VA; in household of father, Thomas Dent.
2. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Coopers Cemetery, Bramwell, Mercer Co, WV; submitted by F. Hylton
10 Jun 2014.
Emma Laura Dent; born 1 Jan 1878; died 15 Sep 1964; buried here; double headstone photo shown
with husband, george Walton Liddie.


William M. Denver

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1918); Page 207; WV Archives Web Site.
William Denver; age 29; born in Buffalo, NY; single; miner; living at iaeger, WV; son of Albert and
Katie; married on 16 Oct 1918 at Iaeger, WV; Margaret McCoy; age 26; born in McDowell C, WV;
single; daughter of William and Mary.
2. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; taken on ____; Page 212B' Image 2 of 2;
Family #36/39.
Listed as William Denver; age 30; born in NY; married; father born in France; mother in Scotland;
coal miner; head of household.
3. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Marytown; taken on 10 Apr 1930; Page 53A;
Image 35 of 57; Family #298/313.
Listed as William M. Denver; age 39; born in NY; married at 29; coal loader in coal mine; head of household.


Margaret McCoy

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1918); Page 207; WV Archives Web Site.
William Denver; age 29; born in Buffalo, NY; single; miner; living at iaeger, WV; son of Albert and
Katie; married on 16 Oct 1918 at Iaeger, WV; Margaret McCoy; age 26; born in McDowell C, WV;
single; daughter of William and Mary.
2. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; taken on ____; Page 212B' Image 2 of 2;
Family #36/39.
Listed as Margaret Denver; age 27; born in KY; married; in household of husband, William Denver.
3. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Marytown; taken on 10 Apr 1930; Page 53A;
Image 35 of 57; Family #298/313.
Listed as Margaret Denver; age 37; born in KY; married at 27; in household of husband, William M. Denver.


Gomer Edward Denver

1. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; taken on ____; Page 212B; Image 2 of 2;
Family #36/39.
Listed as Gomer Denver; age 5; born in WV; in household of father, William Denver.
2. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Marytown; taken on 10 Apr 1930; Page 53A;
Image 35 of 57; Family #298/313.
Listed as Gomer Denver; age 15; born in WV; in household of father, William M. Denver.
3. US WW II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946; LDS Web Site.
Gomer E. Denver; born in 1914 in WV; enlisted 21 Aug 1940 at Ft. Thomas, Newport, KY; as a Private in
Regular Army.
4. "WW II Young American Patroits, 1941-1945"; McDowell Co, WV; Page 698; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Gomer Edward Denver; born 1 Jun 1914; PFC US Army; entered service 20 Aug 1940 at Ft. Benjamin
Harrison, IN; served in Europe; awarded two Battle Stars; attended Marytown schools; Presbyterian;
son of M/M W.M. Denver, Box 622, Iaeger, WV.
5. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1948); Page 98; WV Archives Web Site.
Gomer Edward Denver; age 33; born in Davy, WV; single; living at Iaeger, WV; married on 4 Feb
1948 at Welch, WV; Hazel Blankenship; age 22, born at Panther, WV; single; living at Iaeger, WV.
6. Raleigh Co, WV; Death Certificate #'65 005943; WV Archives Web Site via LDS Web Site.
Gomer Edward Denver; age 50; born 1 Jun 1914 at Davy, WV; divorced; coal miner; served in WW II;
SS # 234-20-5373; living at Davy, WV; son of William and martha (McCoy) Denver; died 29 Mar 1965
in the VA Hospital, Beckley, WV; after 17 day stay; due to abdonimal hemangoiopericytoma with
polycystic kidneys and bronchopneumonia; buried 1 Apr 1965 in Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, WV.
7. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 11 Apr 2014.
Gomer Edward Denver; born 1 Jun 1914; died 29 Mar 1965; buried here; heastone photo shown;
"WEST VIRGINIA PFC US ARMY WORLD WAR II".


Hazel Blankenship

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1948); Page 98; WV Archives Web Site.
Gomer Edward Denver; age 33; born in Davy, WV; single; living at Iaeger, WV; married on 4 Feb
1948 at Welch, WV; Hazel Blankenship; age 22, born at Panther, WV; single; living at Iaeger, WV.


William M. McCoy

1. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; taken on ____; Page 212B' Image 2 of 2;
Family #36/38.
Listed as William McCoy; age 55; born in KY; married; coal miner; head of household.
2. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Marytown; taken on 10 Apr 1930; Page 53A;
Image 35 of 57; Family #298/313.
Listed as William M. McCoy; age 67; born in KY; widowed; retired; in household of son-in-law, William
M. Denver.


Gertrude McCoy

1. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; taken on ____; Page 212B' Image 2 of 2;
Family #36/38.
Listed as Gertrude McCoy; age 14; born in KY; in household of father, William McCoy.


William Allen Rose

1. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Rose Cemetery, Sparta, White Co, TN; submitted by Alex Harris;
2 Sep 2014.
William Allen "Tug" Rose; born 27 Mar 1860; died 26 Mar 1926; buried here; nor grave marker photo shown.


Agnes Maggie Lowe

1. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Rose Cemetery, Sparta, White Co, TN; submitted by Valerie Neal; 14 Oct 2012.
Agnes Maggie Lowe Rose; born 5 Dec 1962 in TN; died 29 Oct 1951 in Stone, Pike Co, KY; buried here;
no grave marker photo shown.