McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families and Individuals

Notes


Joda Lee Dunigan

1. WV Births Index, 1853-1969; Ancestry.com Web Site.
J.Lee Dinigan; born 15 Jan 1899 in Baileysville, Wyoming Co, WV; parents, Joe E. and Brookie Dunigan.
2. McDowell Co, WV; WW I Draft Registration Card #3263; 12 Sep 1918; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Jody Lee Dunnigan; age 19; born 15 Jan 1899; living at Twin Branch, WV; miner for J.B.B. Coal Co, Twin
Branch, WV; nearest relative, Dolly Dunnigan, Twin Branch, WV; medium height and build; brown eyes
and brown hair.
3. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; taken on 18 Apr 1930; Page 79A; Image 29 of 47;
Family #254/260.
Listed as Jode L. Dunigan; age 32; born in WV; married at 16; coal loader in coal mine; head of household.
4. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1942); Page 270; WV Archives Web Site.
Joda Lee Dunigan; age 43; born in Baileysville, WV; divorced; living at War, WV; married
on 8 May 1942 at War, WV; Lucille Gwin; age 35; born in VA; living at War, WV.
5. Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Joda Dunigan; born 15 Jan 1899; died in Oct 1978; last residence, Berwind, McDowell Co, WV;
SS# 228-03-8406; card issued in VA before 1951.


Dollie Marie Shannon

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; taken on 18 Apr 1930; Page 79A; Image 29 of 47;
Family #254/260.
Listed as Dollie Dunigan; age 32; born in WV; married at 16; in household of husband, Joda L. Dunigan.


Joe Lee Dunigan

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; taken on 18 Apr 1930; Page 79A; Image 29 of 47;
Family #254/260.
Listed as Joe Dunigan; age 7; born in WV; in household of father, Joda L. Dunigan.
2. Carroll Co, VA; Marriage Certificate #83-008444; Virginia Marriage Records, 1936-2914; Ancestry.com
Web Site.
Joe Lee Dunigan; age 59; born 5 Sep 1923 in WV; this was his second marriage; first marriage ended
25 Jan 1971 (death of first wife); living at Welcome, Davidson Co, NC; son of Joda Lee and Dollie Marie
(Shannon) Dunigan; married on 29 Mar 1983 at Hillsville, VA; Elsie Mae (Tunnell) Fields; age 27; born
4 Apr 1955 in WV; 12th grade education; this was her second marriage; first marriage ended in divorce
on 21 Feb 1983; living at Welcome, Davisdon Co, WV; daughter of Nelson Miles and Pinkie Lee
(Hagerman) Tunnell.
3. NC Divorce Index, 1958-2004; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Joe Dunigan; married in VA; living in Davidson Co, NC; and Elsie Dunigan; granted divorce on 3 May 1989
in Forsyth Co, NC.
4. NC Death Indexes, 1908-2004; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Joe Lee Dunigan; age 78; born 5 Sep 1923 in McDowell Co (WV); widowed; living in Davidson Co, NC
27295; 3rd grade education; son of ____Dunigan, Sr and unlisted mother; died 28 Jun 2002 in Davidson
Co, NC in a nursing home; burial in-state.
5. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Forest Hill Memorial Park, Lexington, Davidson Co, NC; submitted by Mary
Fry Stevens; 14 Aug 2011.
Joe Lee Dunigan; born 5 Sep 1923 in McDowell Co, WV; died 28 Jun 2002 in Lexington, Davidson Co,
NC; grave marker photo shown; "US ARMY WORLD WAR II"; obit shown.
"Joe Lee Dunigan, 78, of Pine Top Road, died Friday, June 28, 2002, at Sunbridge Nursing Home after several months of declining health.

"The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Monday at Davidson Funeral Home, Lexington Chapel, by the Rev. Tommy Hepler. Burial will follow in Forest Hill Memorial Park Cemetery with military graveside rites by V.F.W. Post 3074.

"Mr. Dunigan was born in McDowell County on Sept. 5, 1923, to Joda Lee Dunigan and Dollie Shannon Dunigan. He served with the U.S. Army during World War II. Mr. Dunigan retired from PPG Industries and was a former coal miner in War, W.Va. He was a member of V.F.W. Post 3074 and American Legion Post 8. Mr. Dunigan was preceded in death by his wife, Addie Grace Perry Dunigan, who died Jan. 25, 1971, a daughter, Peggy Nester, who died Dec. 27, 1992, and a sister, Lexie Tollie.

"Surviving are five daughters, Neoma Walser, Kathy Lynn Ellis and her husband, Dalton Scott, Pam VanNatta and her husband, Glenn, and Debra Kay Wilson and her husband, Christopher, all of Lexington, and Julie Dunigan Wright and her husband, Jason, of Winston-Salem; 11 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren.

"The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home and at the home other times.

"Memorials may be made to Sunbridge Nursing Home, 877 Hill Everhart Road, Lexington, N.C. 27295."


Elsie Mae Tunnell

1. Carroll Co, VA; Marriage Certificate #83-008444; Virginia Marriage Records, 1936-2914; Ancestry.com
Web Site.
Joe Lee Dunigan; age 59; born 5 Sep 1923 in WV; this was his second marriage; first marriage ended
25 Jan 1971 (death of first wife); living at Welcome, Davidson Co, NC; son of Joda Lee and Dollie Marie
(Shannon) Dunigan; married on 29 Mar 1983 at Hillsville, VA; Elsie Mae (Tunnell) Fields; age 27; born
4 Apr 1955 in WV; 12th grade education; this was her second marriage; first marriage ended in divorce
on 21 Feb 1983; living at Welcome, Davisdon Co, WV; daughter of Nelson Miles and Pinkie Lee
(Hagerman) Tunnell.
2. NC Divorce Index, 1958-2004; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Joe Dunigan; married in VA; living in Davidson Co, NC; and Elsie Dunigan; granted divorce on 3 May 1989
in Forsyth Co, NC.


Nelson Miles Tunnell

1. "The Heritage of McDowell Co, WV 1858-1999", Vol II, "William Harrison Tunnell Family " article,
page 250.
2. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Big Creek District, taken on 5/6 Jan 1920, Page 3B, Family #53.
Listed as N. Miles Tunnell, age 21, born in VA, in household of father, William H. Tunnell.
3. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1995"; 1995; Edited by Dr, Thomas C.
Hatcher; Geneva Steele; Sandra Long and Christine Carr McGuire; "The James Buchanan Tunnell
Family"; Article; Page 249; Lillian Payne Marsdeb, 606 Shamrock Rd, Charlottesville, VA 22903.


Pinky Lee Hagerman

1. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Bradshaw; taken on 3/4 Feb 1920;
Page 226A; Image 25 of 26; Family #216/217.
Listed as Pinkey L. Hagerman; age 1; born in WV; in household of father, John Hagerman.
2. FindAGrave.com Website; submitted by Valerie Neal; 1 May 2014; maintained by Polly Fry Hagerman.
" Pinkie Lee Hagerman Tunnell
Birth 13 Feb 1919
USA
Death 2 Sep 1967 (aged 48)
Huntington, Cabell County, West Virginia, USA
Burial
Underwood Cemetery
Warriormine, McDowell County, West Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 128947281 "

Additional Information Posted:
"Father: John Hagerman
Mother: Bethel

"Marriage 1 Nelson Miles Tunnell b: 28 JUN 1898

*Married: 14 September 1935

"Children
Junioe Miles Tunnell b: 29 March 1937
Roger Lee Tunnell b: 15 APR 1942"


Elsie Mae Tunnell

1. Carroll Co, VA; Marriage Certificate #83-008444; Virginia Marriage Records, 1936-2914; Ancestry.com
Web Site.
Joe Lee Dunigan; age 59; born 5 Sep 1923 in WV; this was his second marriage; first marriage ended
25 Jan 1971 (death of first wife); living at Welcome, Davidson Co, NC; son of Joda Lee and Dollie Marie
(Shannon) Dunigan; married on 29 Mar 1983 at Hillsville, VA; Elsie Mae (Tunnell) Fields; age 27; born
4 Apr 1955 in WV; 12th grade education; this was her second marriage; first marriage ended in divorce
on 21 Feb 1983; living at Welcome, Davisdon Co, WV; daughter of Nelson Miles and Pinkie Lee
(Hagerman) Tunnell.
2. NC Divorce Index, 1958-2004; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Joe Dunigan; married in VA; living in Davidson Co, NC; and Elsie Dunigan; granted divorce on 3 May 1989
in Forsyth Co, NC.


Charles Edward Vincel

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1935); Page 328; WV Archives Web Site.
Charlie E. Vincell; age 41; born in Wise Co, VA; wisowed; check weighman; living at Panther, WV;
son of Frances and Elizabeth; married on 17 Oct 1935 at Iaeger, WV; Loxie Dunigan; age 18; born
in McDowell Co, WV; single; living at Roderfield, WV; daughter of Joda and Dolly.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1964); Page 150; WV Archives Web Site.
Charles Edward Vincell; age 73; born 19 Mar 1891 in Wise Co, VA; widowed; living at Roderfield,
WV; son of Francis Steele and Betty Vincell; married on 6 Aug 1964 at Horse Creek, WV; Lula
Altizer; age 75; born 25 Jul 1889 in Tazewell Co, VA; widow; living at Springfield, VA; daughter
of Flem and Mary Jane (Lawson) Brown.


Lexie Dunigan

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; taken on 18 Apr 1930; Page 79A; Image 29 of 47;
Family #254/260.
Listed as Laxie Dunigan; age 11; born in WV; in household of father, Joda L. Dunigan.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1935); Page 328; WV Archives Web Site.
Charlie E. Vincell; age 41; born in Wise Co, VA; wisowed; check weighman; living at Panther, WV; son of
Frances and Elizabeth; married on 17 Oct 1935 at Iaeger, WV; Loxie Dunigan; age 18; born in McDowell
Co, WV; single; living at Roderfield, WV; daughter of Joda and Dolly.


Charles Edward Vincel

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1935); Page 328; WV Archives Web Site.
Charlie E. Vincell; age 41; born in Wise Co, VA; wisowed; check weighman; living at Panther, WV;
son of Frances and Elizabeth; married on 17 Oct 1935 at Iaeger, WV; Loxie Dunigan; age 18; born
in McDowell Co, WV; single; living at Roderfield, WV; daughter of Joda and Dolly.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1964); Page 150; WV Archives Web Site.
Charles Edward Vincell; age 73; born 19 Mar 1891 in Wise Co, VA; widowed; living at Roderfield,
WV; son of Francis Steele and Betty Vincell; married on 6 Aug 1964 at Horse Creek, WV; Lula
Altizer; age 75; born 25 Jul 1889 in Tazewell Co, VA; widow; living at Springfield, VA; daughter
of Flem and Mary Jane (Lawson) Brown.


Lula Brown

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1964); Page 150; WV Archives Web Site.
Charles Edward Vincell; age 73; born 19 Mar 1891 in Wise Co, VA; widowed; living at Roderfield,
WV; son of Francis Steele and Betty Vincell; married on 6 Aug 1964 at Horse Creek, WV; Lula
Altizer; age 75; born 25 Jul 1889 in Tazewell Co, VA; widow; living at Springfield, VA; daughter
of Flem and Mary Jane (Lawson) Brown.


Joda Lee Dunigan

1. WV Births Index, 1853-1969; Ancestry.com Web Site.
J.Lee Dinigan; born 15 Jan 1899 in Baileysville, Wyoming Co, WV; parents, Joe E. and Brookie Dunigan.
2. McDowell Co, WV; WW I Draft Registration Card #3263; 12 Sep 1918; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Jody Lee Dunnigan; age 19; born 15 Jan 1899; living at Twin Branch, WV; miner for J.B.B. Coal Co, Twin
Branch, WV; nearest relative, Dolly Dunnigan, Twin Branch, WV; medium height and build; brown eyes
and brown hair.
3. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; taken on 18 Apr 1930; Page 79A; Image 29 of 47;
Family #254/260.
Listed as Jode L. Dunigan; age 32; born in WV; married at 16; coal loader in coal mine; head of household.
4. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1942); Page 270; WV Archives Web Site.
Joda Lee Dunigan; age 43; born in Baileysville, WV; divorced; living at War, WV; married
on 8 May 1942 at War, WV; Lucille Gwin; age 35; born in VA; living at War, WV.
5. Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Joda Dunigan; born 15 Jan 1899; died in Oct 1978; last residence, Berwind, McDowell Co, WV;
SS# 228-03-8406; card issued in VA before 1951.


Lucille Gwyn

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1942); Page 270; WV Archives Web Site.
Joda Lee Dunigan; age 43; born in Baileysville, WV; divorced; living at War, WV; married
on 8 May 1942 at War, WV; Lucille Gwin; age 35; born in VA; living at War, WV.


Ulysses "Liss" Dutton

1. 1930 Census, Logan Co, WV; Logan District; taken on 9 Apr 1930; Page 52A; Image 19 of 45; Family #181/186.
Listed as Liss Dutton; age 31; born in KY; married at 19; coal miner; head of household.
2. Buchanan Co, VA; Marriage License #1508; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Liss Dewton (sic, Dutton); age 39; born in Johnson Co, KY; single; no previous marriage (sic, on previous
marriage); miner; living at Ackersville (sic, Accoville), WV; son of Allen and Amie (Mullins) Dewton; married
on 8 Jan 1940 in Grundy, VA; Roxie Dales; age 29; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; no previous marriage;
living at Ackersville, WV; daughter of Joe and Malissie Dales.
3. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Krollitz; E.D. 24-57; taken on 11 Apr 1940; Page 1095A;
Image 25 of 74; Household #205.
Listed as Liss Dutton; age 40; born in KY; married; 3rd grade education; lived in McDowell Co, WV on 1 Apr 1935;
coal miner; head of household.
4. U.S. WWII Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Liss Dutton
Race: White
Age: 41
Relationship to Draftee: Self (Head)
Birth Place: White House, Kentucky, USA
Birth Date: 22 Apr 1900
Residence Place: Mcdowell, West Virginia, USA
Registration Date: 16 Feb 1942
Occupation: Jacob's Fork Poca Coal Co
Weight: 202
Complexion: Ruddy
Eye Color: Blue
Hair Color: Brown
Height: 5 11
Next of Kin: Roxie Dutton
Household Members:
Name Relationship
Liss Dutton Self (Head"
5. Tazewell Co, VA; Death Certificate #19256; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Liss Dutton; age 58; born 22 Apr 1900 in Whitehouse, KY; married; husband of Roxie Dales;
coal miner; living at River, KY; son of Allen and Amy (Mullett) Dutton; died 14 Jul 1958 in the
Clinch Valley Clinic, Richlands, Tazewell Co, VA; due to acute myocardial infarction; arteriosclerotic
heart disease; buried 16 Jul 1968 in Spears Cemetery, River, KY; informant, Mrs. Roxie D. Dutton,
River, KY.


Roxie Dales

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1927); WV Archives Web Site.
Hugh Carver; age 23; born in Tazewell Co, VA; single; miner; living at Stacey, VA; son of Lee and Ellen
Carver; married on 2 Aug 1927 at Berwind, WV; Roxie Dale; age 18; born in Buchanan Co, VA; single;
daughter of Joe and Malissa Dale.
2. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Krollitz; E.D. 24-57; taken on 11 Apr 1940; Page 1095A;
Image 25 of 74; Household #205.
Listed as Roxie Dutton; age 29; born in VA; married; 4th grade education; lived in McDowell Co, WV on 1 Apr 1935;
in household of husband, Ulysses Dutton.
3. Russell Co, VA; Divorce Decree #1677; 20 Mar 1948; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Samuel Hugh Carver age 44; living in Tazewell Co, VA and Roxie Carver; age 37; living in Bradshaw, WV;
were both granted an absolute divorce for desertion; they were married 9 Aug 1927 in McDowell Co, WV;
seperated 1 Mar 1929; marriage lasted 20 yrs, 5 mons, 11 days; one minor child.
4. Buchanan Co, VA; Marriage License #1508; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Liss Dewton (sic, Dutton); age 39; born in Johnson Co, KY; single; no previous marriage (sic, on previous
marriage); miner; living at Ackersville (sic, Accoville), WV; son of Allen and Amie (Mullins) Dewton; married
on 8 Jan 1940 in Grundy, VA; Roxie Dales; age 29; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; no previous marriage;
living at Ackersville, WV; daughter of Joe and Malissie Dales.
5. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 2 Aug 2014.
Roxie D. Dutton; born in 1909; died in 1974; buried here; grave marker photo shown.