McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families and Individuals

Notes


Emma Torok

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; Caretta; taken on 5 Apr 1930; Page 89B; Image 8 of 29;
Family #61/63.
Listed as Emma Szaller; age 32; born in Hungary; married at 16; naturalized in 1913; in household of husband,
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1960); Page 366; WV Archives Web Site.
Joe Emery Diviak; age 73; born in Czechoslovakia; widowed; living at War, WV; married on 9 Jan 1960
at Welch, Emma Torok; age 62; born in Hungary; widow; living at War, WV.
3. Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Emma Diviak; born 22 Aug 1896; died in Mar 1976; last residence, War, WV; SS# 234-96-4911;
card issued in WV in 1973.
4. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 16 Mar 2014.
Emma Szaller Diviak; born 22 Aug 1896; died 18 Mar 1976; buried here; headstone photo shown.


Russel

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; Caretta; taken on 5 Apr 1930; Page 89B; Image 8 of 29;
Family #61/63.
Listed as Russel Szaller?; age 17; born in WV; track man in coal mine; in household of step-father, Joseph Szaller.


John R. Diviak

1. 1920 Census, Boone Co, WV; Washington District; taken on 20 Jan 1920; Page 120B; Image 16 of 33;
Family #159/163.
Listed as John Diviak; age 11 mons; born in WV; in household of father, Joseph E. Diviak.
2. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; Caretta; taken on 5 Apr 1930; page 89A; Image 7 of 29;
Family #60/62.
Listed as John Diviak; age 11; born in WV; in household of father, Joseph E. Diviak.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1947); Page 24; WV Archives Web Site.
John R. Diviak; age 28; born in Logan Co, WV; divorced; living at War, WV; married on 20 Dec 1947 at
Jolo, WV; Frances Edith Prater; age 17; born in Raven, WV; single; living at War, WV; with consent of
Mrs. N. A. Grinestaff, mother of Frances Edith Prater.


Frances Edith Prater

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1947); Page 24; WV Archives Web Site.
John R. Diviak; age 28; born in Logan Co, WV; divorced; living at War, WV; married on 20 Dec 1947 at
Jolo, WV; Frances Edith Prater; age 17; born in Raven, WV; single; living at War, WV; with consent of
Mrs. N. A. Grinestaff, mother of Frances Edith Prater.
2. "Bluefield Daily Telegraph"; 5 May 2012; Newspaper Obit.
"ABINGDON, Va. — Frances E. Prater Price, 81, went to be with her heavenly father, whom she loved and served all her life, on Friday, May 4, 2012, after a brief illness. Heaven now has a beautiful new angel in it's choir. She was an inspiration to everyone who knew her and she will be greatly missed. "Frances was born Nov. 24, 1930 in Raven, Va., and lived in Raysal, W.Va., for many years. She lived in Abingdon for the past 35 years. She has been happily married to her current husband, Arthur Price for four years. Mrs. Price was past Ladies Auxiliary Commander of the James E. Peters #57 Chapter of the Disabled American Veterans in Abingdon and attended the Trigg Street Church of God. She was a retired LPN. She was preceded in death by her first husband of 57 years, John R. Diviak; parents, John B. and Ida Perkins Prater Grindstaff; step-father, Nathan Grindstaff; brother, Eulass Prater; and sisters, Jenny Bea Newberry and Margie Diviak. "She is survived by her husband, Arthur Price; son, Bill (Monica) Diviak of Bristol, Tenn.; four daughters, Barbara (William) Uhl of Bristol, Tenn., Mary Jo (Michael) Gibson of Bristol, Va., Judy (Ronnie) Blevins of Bristol, Tenn., and Angela (Ricky) Hughes of Abingdon, Va.; two step-sons, Gary Price of Waltonburg, Tenn. and Larry Price of Bristol, Va.; two sisters, Nora (Hufford) Payne of Narrows, Va. and EmmaLee (Dennis) Barnes of El Cajon, Calif.; 16 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; special friend, Karen Beasley. "Funeral services will be held 2:00 p.m., Monday, May 7, 2012 at the Main Street Chapel of Farris Funeral Service with the Rev. Brian Yeary officiating. Interment will follow in Forest Hills Memory Gardens with Nathan Gibson, David Ball, William Dalton, Michael Diviak, John Uhl, Walter Clappes, Tyler Uhl, Brenton Clappes, and L.D. Ashley serving as pallbearers...."


John R. Diviak

1. 1920 Census, Boone Co, WV; Washington District; taken on 20 Jan 1920; Page 120B; Image 16 of 33;
Family #159/163.
Listed as John Diviak; age 11 mons; born in WV; in household of father, Joseph E. Diviak.
2. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; Caretta; taken on 5 Apr 1930; page 89A; Image 7 of 29;
Family #60/62.
Listed as John Diviak; age 11; born in WV; in household of father, Joseph E. Diviak.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1947); Page 24; WV Archives Web Site.
John R. Diviak; age 28; born in Logan Co, WV; divorced; living at War, WV; married on 20 Dec 1947 at
Jolo, WV; Frances Edith Prater; age 17; born in Raven, WV; single; living at War, WV; with consent of
Mrs. N. A. Grinestaff, mother of Frances Edith Prater.


Fabian Katusich

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1924); Page 166; WV Archives Web Site.
Fabian Katusick; age 30; born in Austria Hungary; single; construction worker; living at Caretta, WV;
son of Frank and Helen Katusick; married on 26 Jul 1924 at Excelsior, WV; Trassie Diviak; age 17;
born in Hamilton Co, OH; single; daughter of Joe and Helen Diviak.


Trassie Diviak

1. 1910 Census, Marshall Co, WV; Union District; Benwood; taken 17 May 1910; Page 131A; Image 20 of 20;
Family #347/478.
Listed as Teresa Diviak; age 2; born in OH; in household of father, Joseph E. Diviak.
2. 1920 Census, Boone Co, WV; Washington District; taken on 20 Jan 1920; Page 120B; Image 16 of 33;
Family #159/163.
Listed as Trassie Diviak; age 12; born in OH; in household of father, Joseph E. Diviak.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1924); Page 166; WV Archives Web Site.
Fabian Katusick; age 30; born in Austria Hungary; single; construction worker; living at Caretta, WV;
son of Frank and Helen Katusick; married on 26 Jul 1924 at Excelsior, WV; Trassie Diviak; age 17;
born in Hamilton Co, OH; single; daughter of Joe and Helen Diviak.


Joseph "Joe" Stress Sr

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1928); Page 29; WV Archives Web Site.
Joe Stress; age 28; born in Poland; single; miner; living at Caretta, WV; son of C. and Celcia; married
on 10 May 1927 at Excelsior, WV; Mary Diviak; age 18; born in Marshall Co, WV; single; daughter of
Joe and Helen.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #'65 014812; WV Archives Web Site.
Joe Stress; age 76; born 19 Mar 1889; in Warsaw, Poland; married; retired coal miner; SS #235-07-1651;
living at Welch, WV; son of unknown parents; died 14 Oct 1965 in Grace Hospital, Welch, WV; due to;
metastatic carcinoma of liver; with diabetes mellitus and duodenal ulcer; buried 17 Oct 1965 in
Iaeger Memorial, Roderfield, WV.
3. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 11 Apr 2014.
Joseph "Joe" Stress; born 19 mar 1889 in Warsaw, Mazowieckie, Poland; doed 14 Oct 1965 in Welch,
McDowell Co, WV; buried here; headstone photo shown; death certificate posted.


Mary Helen Diviak

1. 1910 Census, Marshall Co, WV; Union District; Benwood; taken 17 May 1910; Page 131A; Image 20 of 20;
Family #347/478.
Listed as Mary Diviak; age 1 yr, 4 mons; born in WV; in household of father, Joseph E. Diviak.
2. 1920 Census, Boone Co, WV; Washington District; taken on 20 Jan 1920; Page 120B; Image 16 of 33;
Family #159/163.
Listed as Mary Diviak; age 10; born in WV; in household of father, Joseph E. Diviak.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1928); Page 29; WV Archives Web Site.
Joe Stress; age 28; born in Poland; single; miner; living at Caretta, WV; son of C. and Celcia; married
on 10 May 1927 at Excelsior, WV; Mary Diviak; age 18; born in Marshall Co, WV; single; daughter of
Joe and Helen.
4. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 11 Apr 2014.
Mary Helen Diviak Stress; born 31 Jan 1909 in Marshall, Jackson (sic?) Co, WV; died 14 Jul 1984; buried
here; headstone photo shown; "BELOVED MOTHER"; marriage license posted.


Harry Wintzel

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1933); Page 132; WV Archives Web Site.
Harry Wintzel; age 28; born in Germany; single; clerk; living in Brooklyn, NY; son of Henry and
Margaret; was issued a license to marry on 17 Apr 1933 in McDowell Co, WV; Helen Pauline Diviak;
age 20; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; living at Caretta, WV; daughter of Joseph and Hallie (sic, Helen);
no return by a minister.


Helen Pauline Diviak

1. 1920 Census, Boone Co, WV; Washington District; taken on 20 Jan 1920; Page 120B; Image 16 of 33;
Family #159/163.
Listed as Hellen Diviak; age 6; born in WV; in household of father, Joseph E. Diviak.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1933); Page 132; WV Archives Web Site.
Harry Wintzel; age 28; born in Germany; single; clerk; living in Brooklyn, NY; son of Henry and
Margaret; was issued a license to marry on 17 Apr 1933 in McDowell Co, WV; Helen Pauline Diviak;
age 20; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; living at Caretta, WV; daughter of Joseph and Hallie (sic, Helen);
no return by a minister.


Frances Edith Prater

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1947); Page 24; WV Archives Web Site.
John R. Diviak; age 28; born in Logan Co, WV; divorced; living at War, WV; married on 20 Dec 1947 at
Jolo, WV; Frances Edith Prater; age 17; born in Raven, WV; single; living at War, WV; with consent of
Mrs. N. A. Grinestaff, mother of Frances Edith Prater.
2. "Bluefield Daily Telegraph"; 5 May 2012; Newspaper Obit.
"ABINGDON, Va. — Frances E. Prater Price, 81, went to be with her heavenly father, whom she loved and served all her life, on Friday, May 4, 2012, after a brief illness. Heaven now has a beautiful new angel in it's choir. She was an inspiration to everyone who knew her and she will be greatly missed. "Frances was born Nov. 24, 1930 in Raven, Va., and lived in Raysal, W.Va., for many years. She lived in Abingdon for the past 35 years. She has been happily married to her current husband, Arthur Price for four years. Mrs. Price was past Ladies Auxiliary Commander of the James E. Peters #57 Chapter of the Disabled American Veterans in Abingdon and attended the Trigg Street Church of God. She was a retired LPN. She was preceded in death by her first husband of 57 years, John R. Diviak; parents, John B. and Ida Perkins Prater Grindstaff; step-father, Nathan Grindstaff; brother, Eulass Prater; and sisters, Jenny Bea Newberry and Margie Diviak. "She is survived by her husband, Arthur Price; son, Bill (Monica) Diviak of Bristol, Tenn.; four daughters, Barbara (William) Uhl of Bristol, Tenn., Mary Jo (Michael) Gibson of Bristol, Va., Judy (Ronnie) Blevins of Bristol, Tenn., and Angela (Ricky) Hughes of Abingdon, Va.; two step-sons, Gary Price of Waltonburg, Tenn. and Larry Price of Bristol, Va.; two sisters, Nora (Hufford) Payne of Narrows, Va. and EmmaLee (Dennis) Barnes of El Cajon, Calif.; 16 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; special friend, Karen Beasley. "Funeral services will be held 2:00 p.m., Monday, May 7, 2012 at the Main Street Chapel of Farris Funeral Service with the Rev. Brian Yeary officiating. Interment will follow in Forest Hills Memory Gardens with Nathan Gibson, David Ball, William Dalton, Michael Diviak, John Uhl, Walter Clappes, Tyler Uhl, Brenton Clappes, and L.D. Ashley serving as pallbearers...."


John William Dolina

1. 1910 Census, Okmulgee Co, OK; Henry Township; taken on 18 May 1910; Page 169A; Image 19 of 33;
Family #549/569.
Listed as John Dolina; age 5; born in OK; in household of father, John Dolina.
2. 1930 Census, Pike Co, KY; District #6; taken on 17 Apr 1930; Page 174A; Image 5 of 97; Family #45.
Listed as John Dolina; age 27; born in OK; married at 19; laborer in coal mine; head of household.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #9313; WV Archives Web Site.
John William Dolina; age 44 yrs, 8 mons, 16 days; born 13 Oct 1903 in Bates, OK; miner; married,
husband of Ruth Dolina, age 43; living at Premier, WV; son of John, born in Australia (sic, Austria-Germany),
and Anna, born in Germany, (Weisner) Dolina; died 29 Jun 1948 at premier, WV; due to probable coronary
thrombosis; buried 3 Jul 1948 in Iaeger Memorial, Roderfield, WV; informant, Ruth Dolina, Premier.
4. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 25 Feb 2014.
John W. Dolina; born in 1904; died in 1948; buried here; headstone photo with personal photo shown;
"DADDY WE WILL MEET YOU".


John Robert Dolina

1. 1910 Census, Okmulgee Co, OK; Henry Township; taken on 18 May 1910; Page 169A; Image 19 of 33;
Family #549/569.
Listed as John Dolina; age 39; born in Austria-Germany; married twice; last time for 8 yrs; naturalized;
immigrated to US in 1892; master mechanic for coal mine; head of household.


Anna Weisner

1. 1910 Census, Okmulgee Co, OK; Henry Township; taken on 18 May 1910; Page 169A; Image 19 of 33;
Family #549/569.
Listed as Annie Dolina; age 28; born in Germany; married once for 8 yrs; immigrated to US in 1885;
2 children, both living; in household of husband, John Dolina.


Robert Dolina

1. 1910 Census, Okmulgee Co, OK; Henry Township; taken on 18 May 1910; Page 169A; Image 19 of 33;
Family #549/569.
Listed as Robert Dolina; age 9 mons; born in MO; in household of father, John Dolina.