McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV; Families and Individuals

Notes


John C. Ellenburg

1. 1900 Census, Boyd Co, KY; District #2; East Fork; taken on 15 June 1900; Page 246A; Image
29 of 51; Family #224/237.
Listed as John Ellenburg; age 2; born in Aug 1898 in KY; in household of father, Henry Ellenburg.
2. 1910 Census, Carter Co, KY; District #7; Geigerville; Voling Precinct; taken on 11 May 1910;
Page 152A; Image 34 of 34; Family #168/170.
Listed as John Ellenburg; age 12; born in KY; in household of father, Henry Ellenburg.
3. Carter Co, KY; WW I Draft Registration Card #220; 24 Aug 1918; Ancestry.com Web Site.
John Ellenburg; age 21; born 12 Aug 1897 in Trace, KY; living in Rush, KY; father born in Germany;
employed by KY General Coal Co, Rush, KY; nearest relative, Henry Ellenburg, Rush, KY; tall with
medium build; brown eyes and brown hair.
4. 1930 Census, Carter Co, KY; Distrcit #7; Giegerville: taken on 7 Apr 1930; Page 235B; Image 16 of 41;
Family #133/135.
Listed as John Ellenburg; age 32; born in KY; married at 28; farmer; head of household.
5. U.S. WWII Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: John Ellenburg
Race: White
Age: 43
Relationship to Draftee: Self (Head)
Birth Place: Rush, Kentucky, USA
Birth Date: 12 Aug 1898
Residence Place: Davy, Mcdowell, West Virginia, USA
Registration Date: 16 Feb 1942
Occupation: Kingston Pocahontas Coal Co
Weight: 180
Complexion: Ruddy
Eye Color: Brown
Hair Color: Brown
Height: 5 11
Next of Kin: Thelma Ellenburg
Household Members:
Name Relationship
John Ellenburg Self (Head)"
6. Ohio Deaths, 1908-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
John C. Ellenburg; age 82; born in 1899 in KY; married; SS#236-05-0751; died 31 Mar 1981 in
Mercer Hospital, Toledo, Luca Co, OH; certificate #028630.
7. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 14 Jun 2014.
John C. Ellenburg; born 12 Aug 1898; died 31 Mar 1981; buried here; double headstone
photo shown with wife Nancy J.; "ASLEEP IN JUSUS, BLESSED THOUGHT".


Thelma Hicks

1. 1930 Census, Carter Co, KY; Distrcit #7; Giegerville: taken on 7 Apr 1930; Page 235B; Image 16 of 41;
Family #133/135.
Listed as Thelma Ellenburg; age 18; born in WV; married at 16; in household of husband, John C.
Ellenburg.


Helen Ellenburg

1. KY Birth Index, 1911-1999; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Helen Ellenburg; born 13 Apr 1928 in Carter Co, KY; mother, Thelma Hicks; Vol # 33 (1928); Certificate
#16093.
2. 1930 Census, Carter Co, KY; Distrcit #7; Giegerville: taken on 7 Apr 1930; Page 235B; Image 16 of 41;
Family #133/135.
Listed as Helen Ellenburg; age 1 yr, 11 mons; born in KY; in household of father, John C. Ellenburg.


Walter Raleigh Eller Sr

1. NC Birth Indexes, 1800-2000; Ancestry.com Web Site; Ashe Co, NC; Vol #D-2; Page 194.
Walter Raleigh Eller; born in 1889 at Helton, NC; father George Washington Eller.
2. 1900 Census, Ashe Co, NC; Jefferson Township; Jefferson; Taken on 2 Jun 1900; Page 89A;
Image 3 of 42; Family #28/28.
Listed as Walter R. Eller; age 9; born in Sep 1890 in NC; in household of father, George W. Eller.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1911); Page 369; WV Archives Web Site.
Walter Eller; age 21; born in Ashe Co, NC; single; laborer; living at Roderfield, WV; son of George
and Jennie; married on 23 Aug 1911 at Welch, WV; Macie Ferguson; age 19; born in Washington
Co, VA; single; daughter of J.A. and Pauline.
4, McDowell Co, WV; WW I Draft Registration Card #4452; 5 Jun 1917; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Walter Raleigh Eller; age 27; born 2 Sep 1889 in Jefferson, NC; living at Roderfield, WV; coal miner
for Davy Pocahontas Coal, CO, Roderfield, WV; married; dependent wife and 2 children; medium height
and build; blue eyes and brown hair.
5. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Lake Superior; taken on 6 Jan 1920; Page 11A;
Image 20 of 53; Family #173/184.
Listed as Walter R. Eller; age 29; born in NC; married; coal miner; head of household.
6. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; Bartley; taken on 25 Apr 1930; Page 68A; Image
75 of 89; Family #7/7.
Listed as Walter Eller; age 38; born in NC; married at 20; mechanic in coal mine; head of household.
7. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Jolo; E.D. 24-60; taken on 11 may 1940; Page
1237B; Image 112 of 132; Household #165.
Listed as Walter R. Eller; age 49; born in NC; married; 8th grade education; lived in same house on
1 Apr 1935; coal miner; head of household.
8. McDowell Co, WV; WW II Draft Registration Card #U-22; 27 Apr 1942; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Walter Raleigh Eller; age 52; born 2 Sep 1889 in Ashe Co, NC; living at Jolo, WV; employed by Silas-
Mason Co, Dogline, LA; nearest relative, Mrs. Virginia Bayles, Jolo, WV; 5'8" tal; 151 lbs; blue eyes; black
hair; ruddy complexion.
9. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #___; WV Archives Web Site.
Walter R. Eller, Sr; age 81; born 2 Sep 1890; married; husband of Macie Ferguson; miner; SS#236-01-7866;
living at Jolo, WV; son of George and Jenny (Barton) Eller; died 24 Aug 1972 at Jolo, WV; due to congestive
heart failure;due to hypertensive cardio-vascular disease; buried 27 Aug 1972 in Iaeger Memorial Cemetery.
10. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 2 Dec 2013; Death Certificate and WW II Draft Registration added by F. Hylton.
Walter R. Eller, Sr; born in 1890; died in 1972; buried here; double headstone photo shown with wife, Macy
Ferguson Eller; death certificate and WW II Draft Registration also shown;marriage license shown; "MARRIED
AUG. 23, 1911".


Macy M. Ferguson

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1911); Page 369; WV Archives Web Site.
Walter Eller; age 21; born in Ashe Co, NC; single; laborer; living at Roderfield, WV; son of George
and Jennie; married on 23 Aug 1911 at Welch, WV; Macie Ferguson; age 19; born in Washington
Co, VA; single; daughter of J.A. and Pauline.
2. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Lake Superior; taken on 6 Jan 1920; Page 11A;
Image 20 of 53; Family #173/184.
Listed as Macy Eller; age 28; born in VA; married; in household of husband, Walter R. Eller.
3. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; Bartley; taken on 25 Apr 1930; Page 68A; Image
75 of 89; Family #7/7.
Listed as Macie Eller; age 37; born in VA; married at 19; in household of husband, Walter Eller.
4. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Jolo; E.D. 24-60; taken on 11 may 1940; Page
1237B; Image 112 of 132; Household #165.
Listed as Macy Eller; age 49; born in VA; married; 8th grade education; lived in same house on 1 Apr
1935; in household of husband, Walter R. Eller.
5. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 2 Dec 2013; marriage license added by F. Hylton.
Macy M. Eller; born in 1891; died in 1982; buried here; double headstone photo shown with husband,
Walter R. Eller; marriage license shown; "MARRIED AUG. 23, 1911".


Virginia Eller

1. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Lake Superior; taken on 6 Jan 1920; Page 11A;
Image 20 of 53; Family #173/184.
Listed as Virginia Eller; age 2 yrs, 11 mons; born in WV; in household of father, Walter R. Eller.
2. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; Bartley; taken on 25 Apr 1930; Page 68A; Image
75 of 89; Family #7/7.
Listed as Virginia Eller; age 13; born in WV; in household of father, Walter Eller.


Walter Raleigh Eller Jr

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; Bartley; taken on 25 Apr 1930; Page 68B; Image
76 of 89; Family #7/7.
Listed as Walter Eller; age 6 mons; born in WV; in household of father, Walter Eller.


George Washinton Eller

1. 1900 Census, Ashe Co, NC; Jefferson Township; Jefferson; Taken on 2 Jun 1900; Page 89A;
Image 3 of 42; Family #28/28.
Listed as George W. Eller; age 34; born in May 1865 in NC; married 10 yrs; clergyman; head of
household.


Ada Virginia "Jennie" Barton

1. 1900 Census, Ashe Co, NC; Jefferson Township; Jefferson; Taken on 2 Jun 1900; Page 89A;
Image 3 of 42; Family #28/28.
Listed as Adda V. Eller; age 29; born in Sep 1870 in NC; married 10 yrs; 5 children, all living;
in household of husband, George W. Eller.


James P. Eller

1. 1900 Census, Ashe Co, NC; Jefferson Township; Jefferson; Taken on 2 Jun 1900; Page 89A;
Image 3 of 42; Family #28/28.
Listed as James P.Eller; age 7; born in Aug 1893 in NC; in household of father, George W. Eller.


Mary E. Eller

1. 1900 Census, Ashe Co, NC; Jefferson Township; Jefferson; Taken on 2 Jun 1900; Page 89A;
Image 3 of 42; Family #28/28.
Listed as Mary E..Eller; age 5; born in Jan 1895 in NC; in household of father, George W. Eller.


Mary B. Eller

1. 1900 Census, Ashe Co, NC; Jefferson Township; Jefferson; Taken on 2 Jun 1900; Page 89A;
Image 3 of 42; Family #28/28.
Listed as Mary B. Eller; age 10 mons; born in Jul 1899 in NC; in household of father, George W. Eller.


Vasco Nuns Eller

1. 1900 Census, Ashe Co, NC; Jefferson Township; Jefferson; Taken on 2 Jun 1900; Page 89A;
Image 3 of 42; Family #28/28.
Listed as Vasco N. Eller; age 3; born in Feb 1897 in NC; in household of father, George W. Eller.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1920); Page 96; WV Archives Web Site.
Vasco Eller; age 23; born in Ashe Co, NC; single; miner; living at Superior, WV; son of George
and Virginia; married on 27 Nov 1920 at Maitland, WV; Letha Ferguson; age 23; born in Tazewell
Co, VA; single; daughter of Joel and Lina.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #14866; WV Archives Web Site.
Vasco Nuns Eller; age 49 yrs, 9 mons, 0 days; born 8 Feb 1897 in Ashe Co, NC; married; husband of
Lethia Eller; served in WW I; SS# 236-10-3581; company worker in coal mine; living at Roderfield, WV;
son of George and Mary (sic, Virginia) (Barton) Eller); died 18 Nov 1946 at Roderfield, WV; due to slate
fall in coal mine; buried ___ in Iaeger Memorial, Roderfield, WV; informant, Mrs. Lethia Eller, Roderfield, WV.
4. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 26 Sep 2013; Death Certificate added by Beverly Aker.
Vasco Nuns Eller; born 8 Feb 1897; died 18 Nov 1946; buried here; headstone photo shown; "PFC 18 INF.
1 DIV World War I".


Letha Ferguson

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1920); Page 96; WV Archives Web Site.
Vasco Eller; age 23; born in Ashe Co, NC; single; miner; living at Superior, WV; son of George
and Virginia; married on 27 Nov 1920 at Maitland, WV; Letha Ferguson; age 23; born in Tazewell
Co, VA; single; daughter of Joel and Lina.


Millard Elliott

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1921); Page 234; WV Archives Web Site.
Millard Elliott; age 34; born in Pike Co, KY; single; miner; living at Big Four, WV; son of J.A. and
Dollie; married on 23 Nov 1921 at Big Four, WV; Barbara Burks; age 34; born in Wyoming Co, WV;
single; daughter of unlisted parents.
2. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; Havaco; taken on 7 Apr 1930; Page 10A; Image
19 of 26; Family #169/181.
Listed as Millard Elliott; age 49; born in WV (sic, KY); married at 20; coal miner; head of household.
3. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; Havaco; E.D. 24-4; taken on 8 May 1940; Page 74A;
Image 19 of 30; Household #176.
Listed as Millard Elliott; age 53; born in KY; married; 6th grade education; lived in same house on
1 Apr 1935; coal loader in coal mine; head of household.
4. McDowell Co, WV; WW II Draft Registration Card #U-1596; 27 Apr 1942; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Millard Elliott; age 57; born 16 Mar 1884 in Borderland, KY; living at Havaco, WV; employed by New River
Poca. Coal Co at Caples, WV; person who will always know address, Barbara Elliott, Havaco, WV; 5'2" tall;
130 lbs; blue eyes; gray hair; sallow complexion; "ankle has been badley mashed"
5. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site; Claim Date 9 Feb 1950.
Millard Elliott; born 6 Mar 1884 in Pike Co, KY; SS# 232-12-7337: son of James and Dollie (Spalding Elliot;
"life claim"
6. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #4739; WV Archives Web Site.
Millard Elliott; age 66; born in Feb 1883 in KY; married; miner; SS# 232-12-7337; living at
Havaco, WV; son of unknown parents; died 6 Mar 1950 at Havaco, WV; due to probable coronary "
buried 9 Mar 1950 in Iaeger Memorial; informant, Velma Elliott.
7. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
Carol Moore; 11 Jun 2012; headstone photo added by B. Walls.
Millard Elliott; born 2 Feb 1883 (sic, 6 Mar 1884) in KY; died 6 Mar 1950 at Havaco, McDowell Co, WV; buried here;
headstone photo shown; "HE LIVED A CHRISTIAN UNTIL DEATH"; "Millard was a coal miner. Born
in Kentucky near Borderland, WV. Married Barbara. He was the son of J.H. and Dolly."


Barbara Belcher

1. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Browns Creek District, page 132B, Family 260.
Listed as Barbry Belcher, age 12, in household of father, William Belcher.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__1904; Page 322; WV Archives Web Site.
E.M. Burks; age 26; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; lumber man; living on Belcher Mt., WV; son of
Vaughn and ____; married on 15 Jun 1904 in McDowell Co, WV; Barbary Belcher; age 17; born in McDowell
Co, WV; single; daughter of William and Clery.
3. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Big Four; taken on 9 Jan 1920; Page 16A; Image
30 of 53; Family #217/292.
Listed as Barbara Burkes; age 37; born in WV; married; home laundress; in household of husband,
Emanuel Burks.
4. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1921); Page 234; WV Archives Web Site.
Millard Elliott; age 34; born in Pike Co, KY; single; miner; living at Big Four, WV; son of J.A. and
Dollie; married on 23 Nov 1921 at Big Four, WV; Barbara Burks; age 34; born in Wyoming Co, WV;
single (sic, previously married); daughter of unlisted parents.
5. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; Havaco; taken on 7 Apr 1930; Page 10A; Image
19 of 26; Family #169/181.
Listed as Barbara Elliott; age 44; born in WV; married at 16; in household of husband, Millard Elliott.
6. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; Havaco; E.D. 24-4; taken on 8 May 1940; Page 74A;
Image 19 of 30; Household #176.
Listed as Barbara Elliott; age 52; born in WV; married; 2nd grade education; lived in same house on
1 Apr 1935; in household of husband, Millard Elliott.
7. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1957); Page 388; WV Archives Web Site.
Floyd Collins; age 73; born at Welch, WV; widowed; living at Rt #1, Box 179, Rock, WV; married on 30 Apr
1957 at Premier, WV; Barbara Elliott; age 72; born on Belcher Mtn, McDowell Co, WV; widow; living at
Premier, WV.


Carl Elliott

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; Havaco; taken on 7 Apr 1930; Page 10A; Image
19 of 26; Family #169/181.
Listed as Carr Elliott; age 7; born in WV; in household of father, Millard Elliott.
2. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; Havaco; E.D. 24-4; taken on 8 May 1940; Page 74A;
Image 19 of 30; Household #176.
Listed as Carl Elliott; age 16; born in WV; 2yrs HS education; lived in same house on 1 Apr 1935; farm
laborer; in household of father, Millard Elliott.


Lula B. Elliott

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; Havaco; taken on 7 Apr 1930; Page 10A; Image
19 of 26; Family #169/181.
Listed as Lula B. Elliott; age 4 yrs, 8 mons; born in WV; in household of father, Millard Elliott.
2. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; Havaco; E.D. 24-4; taken on 8 May 1940; Page 74A;
Image 19 of 30; Household #176.
Listed as Lula Elliott; age 13; born in WV; 7th grade education; attending school; lived in same house
on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Millard Elliott.


Emanuel Burks

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__1904; Page 322; WV Archives Web Site.
E.M. Burks; age 26; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; lumber man; living on Belcher Mt., WV; son of
Vaughn and ____; married on 15 Jun 1904 in McDowell Co, WV; Barbary Belcher; age 17; born in McDowell
Co, WV; single; daughter of William and Clery.
2. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Big Four; taken on 9 Jan 1920; Page 16A; Image
30 of 53; Family #217/292.
Listed as Emanuel Burkes; age 41; born in WV; married; invalid; head of household.


Barbara Belcher

1. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Browns Creek District, page 132B, Family 260.
Listed as Barbry Belcher, age 12, in household of father, William Belcher.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__1904; Page 322; WV Archives Web Site.
E.M. Burks; age 26; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; lumber man; living on Belcher Mt., WV; son of
Vaughn and ____; married on 15 Jun 1904 in McDowell Co, WV; Barbary Belcher; age 17; born in McDowell
Co, WV; single; daughter of William and Clery.
3. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Big Four; taken on 9 Jan 1920; Page 16A; Image
30 of 53; Family #217/292.
Listed as Barbara Burkes; age 37; born in WV; married; home laundress; in household of husband,
Emanuel Burks.
4. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1921); Page 234; WV Archives Web Site.
Millard Elliott; age 34; born in Pike Co, KY; single; miner; living at Big Four, WV; son of J.A. and
Dollie; married on 23 Nov 1921 at Big Four, WV; Barbara Burks; age 34; born in Wyoming Co, WV;
single (sic, previously married); daughter of unlisted parents.
5. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; Havaco; taken on 7 Apr 1930; Page 10A; Image
19 of 26; Family #169/181.
Listed as Barbara Elliott; age 44; born in WV; married at 16; in household of husband, Millard Elliott.
6. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; Havaco; E.D. 24-4; taken on 8 May 1940; Page 74A;
Image 19 of 30; Household #176.
Listed as Barbara Elliott; age 52; born in WV; married; 2nd grade education; lived in same house on
1 Apr 1935; in household of husband, Millard Elliott.
7. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1957); Page 388; WV Archives Web Site.
Floyd Collins; age 73; born at Welch, WV; widowed; living at Rt #1, Box 179, Rock, WV; married on 30 Apr
1957 at Premier, WV; Barbara Elliott; age 72; born on Belcher Mtn, McDowell Co, WV; widow; living at
Premier, WV.


Nellie Burks

1. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Big Four; taken on 9 Jan 1920; Page 16A; Image
30 of 53; Family #217/292.
Listed as Nellie Burkes; age 11; born in WV; in household of father, Emanuel Burks.


Stella Burks

1. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Big Four; taken on 9 Jan 1920; Page 16A; Image
30 of 53; Family #217/292.
Listed as Stella Burkes; age 7; born in WV; in household of father, Emanuel Burks.
2. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; Havaco; taken on 7 Apr 1930; Page 10A; Image
19 of 26; Family #169/181.
Listed as Stella Burks; age 18; born in WV; single; in household of step-father, Millard Elliott.


Eldridge Burks

1. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Big Four; taken on 9 Jan 1920; Page 16A; Image
30 of 53; Family #217/292.
Listed as Eldridge Burkes; age 1 8 mons; born in WV; in household of father, Emanuel Burks.


Dewey Burks

1. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Big Four; taken on 9 Jan 1920; Page 16A; Image
30 of 53; Family #217/292.
Listed as Dewey Burkes; age 16; born in WV; in household of father, Emanuel Burks.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1925); Page 61; WV Archives Web Site.
Dewey Burks; age 22; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; miner; living at Kimball, WV; son of
Emanuel and Barbara; married on 13 Nov 1925 at Monclo, WV; May Shields; age 21; born in
McDowell Co, WV; single; daughter of John and Anna.


May Shields

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1925); Page 61; WV Archives Web Site.
Dewey Burks; age 22; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; miner; living at Kimball, WV; son of
Emanuel and Barbara; married on 13 Nov 1925 at Monclo, WV; May Shields; age 21; born in
McDowell Co, WV; single; daughter of John and Anna.


Floyd Collins

1. "Welch and Its People", Marino, page 14.
2. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Browns Creek District, page 89A, Family 35.
Listed as Floyd Collins, age 15, born in Feb 1885, in household of father,
William Collins.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1906); Page 26; WV Archives Web Site.
Floyd Collins; age 22; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; farmer; living at Welch, WV; son of
William and Sarah; married on 17 Jun 1906 at Welch, WV; Cora V. Dollaeye; age 16; born
in Wise Co, VA; single; daughter of J.D. and Sarah A.
4. E-mail, 28 Aug 2002, Info from Collins Family Bible, by Mary Rosenquist.
Her grandfather, Floyd Collins, son of William and Sarah Cartwright Collins;
died on 10 Jun 1964; married Cora Victoria Dollaeye on 17 Jun 1906;
children: Edna Della, Hobart Stewart, Sallie Ellen, Earnest Lee; Harold
William; Henry Jackson; and Charles Edward.
5. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1957); Page 388; WV Archives Web Site.
Floyd Collins; age 73; born at Welch, WV; widowed; living at Rt #1, Box 179, Rock, WV; married on 30 Apr
1957 at Premier, WV; Barbara Elliott; age 72; born on Belcher Mtn, McDowell Co, WV; widow; living at
Premier, WV.
6. Mercer Co, WV; Death Certificate #'64 008663; WV Archives Web Site.
Floyd Collins; age 60 yrs, 4 mons, 0 days; born 10 Feb 1884 in Welch, WV; married; coal miner;
SS# 232-16-3863; living at Rt 2, Box 4, Rock, WV; son of William and Sarah (Cartwright) Collins;
died 10 Jun 1964 in the Bluefield Sanitarium, Bluefield, WV; due to metastatic carcinoma, site of
origin undertermined; buried 13 Jun 1964 in Collins Cemetery, Premier, WV; informant, Henry J.
Collins, Kegley, WV.


Barbara Belcher

1. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Browns Creek District, page 132B, Family 260.
Listed as Barbry Belcher, age 12, in household of father, William Belcher.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__1904; Page 322; WV Archives Web Site.
E.M. Burks; age 26; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; lumber man; living on Belcher Mt., WV; son of
Vaughn and ____; married on 15 Jun 1904 in McDowell Co, WV; Barbary Belcher; age 17; born in McDowell
Co, WV; single; daughter of William and Clery.
3. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Big Four; taken on 9 Jan 1920; Page 16A; Image
30 of 53; Family #217/292.
Listed as Barbara Burkes; age 37; born in WV; married; home laundress; in household of husband,
Emanuel Burks.
4. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1921); Page 234; WV Archives Web Site.
Millard Elliott; age 34; born in Pike Co, KY; single; miner; living at Big Four, WV; son of J.A. and
Dollie; married on 23 Nov 1921 at Big Four, WV; Barbara Burks; age 34; born in Wyoming Co, WV;
single (sic, previously married); daughter of unlisted parents.
5. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; Havaco; taken on 7 Apr 1930; Page 10A; Image
19 of 26; Family #169/181.
Listed as Barbara Elliott; age 44; born in WV; married at 16; in household of husband, Millard Elliott.
6. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; Havaco; E.D. 24-4; taken on 8 May 1940; Page 74A;
Image 19 of 30; Household #176.
Listed as Barbara Elliott; age 52; born in WV; married; 2nd grade education; lived in same house on
1 Apr 1935; in household of husband, Millard Elliott.
7. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1957); Page 388; WV Archives Web Site.
Floyd Collins; age 73; born at Welch, WV; widowed; living at Rt #1, Box 179, Rock, WV; married on 30 Apr
1957 at Premier, WV; Barbara Elliott; age 72; born on Belcher Mtn, McDowell Co, WV; widow; living at
Premier, WV.