McDowell and Wyoming Co WV Families and Individuals

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Edgar Riley Lester

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1915); Page 349; WV Archives Web Site.
Edgar Lester; age 21; born in Roanoke, VA; single; miner; living at Elbert, WV; son of William
and Virginia; married on 19 Apr 1915 at Gary, WV; Ethel Adams; age 17; born in Pulaski Co, VA;
single; daughter of Charlie and Maggie.


Ethel Adams

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1915); Page 349; WV Archives Web Site.
Edgar Lester; age 21; born in Roanoke, VA; single; miner; living at Elbert, WV; son of William
and Virginia; married on 19 Apr 1915 at Gary, WV; Ethel Adams; age 17; born in Pulaski Co, VA;
single; daughter of Charlie and Maggie.
2.1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; Venus; Gary-Thorpe Road; taken 5 Apr 1930; Page
19A; Image 11 of 60; Family # 90/92.
Listed as Ethel Lester; age 30; born in VA; married at 14; half-daughter (sic, step-daughter); in
household of step-father, James C. Nichols.


Oren Berkley Adcock

1. 1940 Alleghany Co, Boiling Spring District; Earlhurst; E.D. 3-2; taken 22 Apr 1940; Page 33B; Image 22 of 30;
Household #9.
Listed as Berkley Adcock; age 21; born in VA; single; 2 yrs HS education; lived in same place on 1 Apr 1935;
assistant payroll clerk in coal mine; in household of father, David W. Adcock.
2. "World War II Young American Patroits, 1941-1945", Logan McDowell Co, WV; Page 351; Ancestry,com
Web Site.
Oren B. Adcock; born 6 Jun 1918; PFC, US Army; entered service, 25 May 1944; served at Ft. Thomas,
KY; Camp Hood, TX; Ft Mede, MD; Camp Shanks, NY; Head Ouarters, Regional Hospital, Ft. Jay, NY;
awarded Good Conduct Medal; Victory Medal, America; Attended National Business College, Roanoke, VA;
Protestant; son of M/M D.W. Adcock, Alleghany, VA; husband of Mrs. Opal Lester Adcock, Elbert, WV.
3. Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014; Ancestry.com Web Site.
O. Adcock; born 6 Jun 1918; died in Jul 1977; last residence, Gary, McDowell Co, WV; SS# 234-24-6769;
card issued in WV before 1951.


Opal Virginia Lester

1. United States Public Records, 1970-2009; LDS Web Site.
"Name Opal W Adcock
Event Date 01 Jul 2005-01 Jan 2009
Event Place Elbert, West Virginia, United States
Address Elbert, West Virginia 24830
2nd Address Elbert, West Virginia 24830
2nd Address Date 01 Oct 1998
Affiliate Identifier 557215553"
2. Fanning Funeral Home; Welch, WV; Posted Obit.
"Opal Lester Adcock, age 92, of Elbert, WV, passed away Monday, December 17, 2012, at Golden Harvest Long Term Care. Born August 10, 1920, in Elbert, she was the daughter of the late Edgar Riley and Ethel Adams Lester.

"She was a resident of Elbert all of her life.

"Preceded in death by in addition to her parents; her husband, Berkeley Adcock; a daugther, Carole Collins and a sister, Frances Lester.

"Survivors include one son, Norman Adcock and wife Judy of Carrboro, NC; grandson, David Adcock and wife Joanna of Morrisville, NC; one granddaughter, Rebecca Wells of Carrboro, NC; grandson, Bob Lester and wife Sandra of Sophia, NC; three great grandchildren and two great-great grandchildren.

"Graveside services will be conducted Wednesday, December 19, 2012 at 12:00 Noon from the Roselawn Memorial Gardens in Princeton, WV with Reverend Orville Harvey, officiating, burial will immediately follow.

"There will be no visitation...."


Carole Rhea Adcock

1. Tazewell Co, VA; Marriage License #88-068134; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Fred Wayne Bourne; age 42; born 10 Feb 1944 in VA; divorced; this was his 3rd marriage; last
marriage ended in Aug 1986; GED education; living at 322 Circle Drive, Bluefield, VA; son of
Arthur Hughes and Josephine (Bourne) Bourne; married on 3 Dec 1988 in Tazewell, VA; Carole
Rhea Johnson, maiden name Adcock; age 42; born 19 Jun 1946 in WV; divorced; this was her
third marriage; last marriage ended in Oct 1886; 1 yr college education; living at Box 47, Welch,
WV; daughter of Oren Berkeley and Opal Virginia (Lester) Adcock.
2. Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Carole Rhea Bourne
Marriage Date: 3 Nov 1995
Marriage Place: Tazewell, Virginia, USA
Spouse: Bee Collins
Certificate Number: 1995061665"
3 Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Carole Rhea Adcock
[Carole Rhea Lester]
[Carole Johnson]
[Carole Bourne]
[Carole Collins]
Gender: Female
Race: White
Birth Date: 19 Jun 1946
Birth Place: Elbert McDow, West Virginia
[Elbert Mcd, West Virginia]
Death Date: 15 Jun 2004
SSN: 236707144
Notes: Jan 1963: Name listed as CAROLE RHEA ADCOCK;
Feb 1965: Name listed as CAROLE RHEA LESTER;
03 Oct 1983: Name listed as CAROLE RHEA JOHNSON;
07 Dec 1988: Name listed as CAROLE R BOURNE;
06 Nov 1995: Name listed as CAROLE RHEA BOURNE;
13 Nov 1995: Name listed as CAROLE RHEA COLLINS


David W. Adcock

1. 1940 Alleghany Co, Boiling Spring District; Earlhurst; E.D. 3-2; taken 22 Apr 1940; Page 33B; Image 22 of 30;
Household #9.
Listed as David W. Adcock; age 58; born in VA; married; 7th grade education; lived in same place on 1 Apr 1935;
car repairmen for steam railroad; head of household.


Mattie Helper

1. 1940 Alleghany Co, Boiling Spring District; Earlhurst; E.D. 3-2; taken 22 Apr 1940; Page 33B; Image 22 of 30;
Household #9.
Listed as Mattie H. Adcock; age 52; born in VA; married; 1 yr HS education; lived in same place on 1 Apr 1935;
in household of husband, David W. Adcock.


Elizabeth M. Adcock

1. 1940 Alleghany Co, Boiling Spring District; Earlhurst; E.D. 3-2; taken 22 Apr 1940; Page 33B; Image 22 of 30;
Household #9.
Listed as Elizabeth M. Adcock; age 19; born in VA; single; 1 yr college education; lived in same place on 1 Apr 1935;
in household of father, David W. Adcock.


Madison

1. 1940 Alleghany Co, Boiling Spring District; Earlhurst; E.D. 3-2; taken 22 Apr 1940; Page 33B; Image 22 of 30;
Household #9.
Listed as Madison Helper; age 63; born in VA; single; 1 yr HS education; lived in same place on 1 Apr 1935;
in household of son-in-law, David W. Adcock.


Curtis Neal Duty

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1947); Page 408; WV Archives Web Site.
Curtis Neal Duty; age 18; born in Ashland, WV; single; living at Litwar, WV; married on 7 Apr 1947 at
Welch, WV; Mabel Louise Runyons; age 16; born and living at Litwar, WV; single; with consent of
John L. Duty, father of Curtis Neal Duty; and Mrs. Delphia Simpson, mother of Mabel Louise Runyons.


Mabel Louise Runyon

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1947); Page 408; WV Archives Web Site.
Curtis Neal Duty; age 18; born in Ashland, WV; single; living at Litwar, WV; married on 7 Apr 1947 at
Welch, WV; Mabel Louise Runyons; age 16; born and living at Litwar, WV; single; with consent of
John L. Duty, father of Curtis Neal Duty; and Mrs. Delphia Simpson, mother of Mabel Louise Runyons.
2. Fanning Funeral Home; Welch, WV; Posted Obit.
"Mabel Louise Duty, age 82, of Golden Harvest LTC in Welch, formerly of Litwar, WV and Cleveland, OH, passed away peacefully on Sunday, December 16, 2012 surrounded by her family. She was born September 25, 1930, the daughter of the late Bill Runions and Delphia Lee, and stepfather, Sherman Simpson.

"She was a resident of McDowell County the greater part of her life, living in Cleveland, Ohio, prior to moving back to Welch ten months ago. She was a member of the American Legion Post 8 Ladies Auxiliary in Welch.

"She was preceded in death by her husband Curtis Duty; three sisters, Mildred Simpson, Joan Mills and Alma Brant and two brothers, Hershel and Willard Runions and one granddaughter, Sabrina Lambert Duty and one daughter-in-law, Edith Earnestine Duty.

"Survivors include three daughters, Belinda Bryant and husband Hartsel of Welch, WV, Lucille Zambo and husband Ronald of Cleveland, OH and Julie Lenz/Del Valle of Brooklyn Park, MN; and four sons, Robert Duty of Bradshaw, WV, Bill Duty and wife Kathy of Wayside, WV, Eddie Duty and wife Athena of Adger, AL, Michael “Skip” Duty and wife Linda of Litchfield, OH and three sisters, Anita Rippeth and husband Bill of Ikes Fork, WV, Jerline Lambert of Iaeger, WV and Helen Janice Warren of Garfield Heights, OH and one brother, Sherman Simpson, Jr. and wife Sarah of Welch, WV and twenty grandchildren and twenty seven great grandchildren and two expecting great grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews and adopted family of Golden Harvest LTC.

"Funeral services will be conducted Friday, December 21, 2012 at 11 A.M. from the Fanning Funeral Home Chapel in Welch with Reverend Don Morgan, officiating. Burial will follow at Roselawn Memorial Gardens, Princeton WV...."


William Runyon

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1927); Page 285; WV Archives Web Site.
William Runyon; age 21; born in BuCo, VA; single; miner; living at Litwar, WV; son of Anse
and Kate Runyon; married on 28 Feb 1927 at Welch, WV; Delphia Lee; age 19; born in
McDowell Co, WV; single; daughter of Mike and Mary lee.


Delphia Lee

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1927); Page 285; WV Archives Web Site.
William Runyon; age 21; born in BuCo, VA; single; miner; living at Litwar, WV; son of Anse
and Kate Runyon; married on 28 Feb 1927 at Welch, WV; Delphia Lee; age 19; born in
McDowell Co, WV; single; daughter of Mike and Mary lee.


Sherman Hannible Simpson Sr

1. WWII Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Name: Sherman Hanibal Simpson
Race: White
Age: 38
Relationship to Draftee: Self (Head)
Birth Date: 14 Jan 1904
Birth Place: Pineville, West Virginia, USA
Residence Place: Litwar, Mcdowell, West Virginia, USA
Registration Date: 16 Feb 1942
Registration Place: Litwar, Mcdowell, West Virginia, USA
Employer: Little War Creek Coal Co
Weight: 155
Complexion: Ruddy
Eye Color: Brown
Hair Color: Brown
Height: 5 8
Next of Kin: Delphia Simpson
Household Members:
Name Relationship
Sherman Hanibal Simpson Self (Head)"
2. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Sherman H Simpson
Gender: Male
Birth Date: 10 Jan 1902
Death Date: 6 Dec 1989
Claim Date: 3 Jun 1960
SSN: 236073670"


Delphia Lee

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1927); Page 285; WV Archives Web Site.
William Runyon; age 21; born in BuCo, VA; single; miner; living at Litwar, WV; son of Anse
and Kate Runyon; married on 28 Feb 1927 at Welch, WV; Delphia Lee; age 19; born in
McDowell Co, WV; single; daughter of Mike and Mary lee.