McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families and Individuals

Notes


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.


Luther Edward Cline

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1962); Page 469; WV Archives Web Site.
Luther Edward Cline; age 20; born and living at Panther, WV; single; married on 31 Mar 1962 at Panther, WV;
Lola Ann Lockhart; age 17; born and living in Panther, WV; single; with consent of Cosby Cline, mother ; father
deceased of Luther Edward Cline; and Elizabeth Johnson, father deceased, mother of Lola Ann Lockhart.
2. Fanning Funeral Home; Iaeger, WV; Posted obit.
"Luther Cline, 70, of Cub Creek, WV, went to be with the Lord Thursday, December 13, 2012, at his home, after a courageous battle for several years with black lung.

"Luther was born January 8, 1942, in Krolitz, WV, a son of Cosby Lester Cline and the late Clarence Cline. He was a disabled coal miner of 21 years and was of the Baptist Faith. Before his health declined Luther was an avid hunter and fisherman; instilling these traits in his sons and grandchildren.

"In addition to his father he was preceded in death by an infant son, David Scott Cline.

"Those left to cherish the many happy memories of his life include his mother, Cosby Cline of the Gary Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Gary, WV; his wife of fifty years, Lola Ann Lockhart Cline of the home; his sons and “daughters”, Chris and Vanessa Cline of Panther, Michael and Tina Cline of Newport News, VA, John and Kathy Cline of Cub Creek, Greg and Darlene Cline of Horse Creek and Jimmy and Teresa Liverman of Dutton, VA; his grandchildren, Amanda “Mandy” Hamilton, Devon, Hilary, Ashley, Corey, Lakyn and Gabrielle Cline; one sister, Ann Justice and husband Willis of Panther, and one Brother, Jimmy Cline of Chicago, IL.

"In honoring Luther’s request his body will be cremated.

"Friends may join Luther’s family in a celebration of his life Sunday, December 16, 2012 at the Chapel of Fanning Funeral Home in Iaeger. Friends may visit with the family from 12 noon until the time of services. A memorial service will be conducted at 2 o’clock with Reverend Robbie Haggy officiating..."


Lola Ann Lockhart

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1962); Page 469; WV Archives Web Site.
Luther Edward Cline; age 20; born and living at Panther, WV; single; married on 31 Mar 1962 at Panther, WV;
Lola Ann Lockhart; age 17; born and living in Panther, WV; single; with consent of Cosby Cline, mother ; father
deceased of Luther Edward Cline; and Elizabeth Johnson, father deceased, mother of Lola Ann Lockhart.


Fredrick "Fred" Brewster

1. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; English; taken on 10 Jan 1920; Page 6A; Image
11 of 39; Family #94/94.
Listed as Fredrick Brewster; age 5; born in WV; in household of father, William Brewster.
2. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; taken on 5 Apr 1930; Page 245A; Image 9 of
51; Family #72/73.
Listed as Fred Brewster; age 15; born in WV; in household of father, William M. Brewster.
3. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Raysal; E.D. 24-60; taken on 4 May 1940;
Page 1227A; Image 91 of 132; Household #721.
Listed as Fred Brewster; age 24; born in WV; married; 3rd grade education; lived in same place
on 1 Apr 1935; no listed occupation; head of household.
4. Buchanan Co, VA; Marriage License #71 019964; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Fred NMN Brewster; age 55; born 15 Oct 1915 in WV; widowed; 3rd grade education; this was his
second marriage; living at Box 124, Jolo, WV; son of Willie and Emery (Dunford) Brewster; married
on 9 Jun 1971 at Grundy, VA; Verna NMN Vanover; age 42; born 12 Jun 1928 in WV; single; this
was her first marriage; 6th grade education; living at Box 194, Iaeger, WV; daughter of Simon and
Onie (Kennedy) Vanover.
5. Social Security Death Index; LDS Web Site.
"Age 73
Given Name Fred
Surname Brewster
Birth Date 18 Oct 1915
State West Virginia
Last Place of Residence West Virginia
Previous Residence Postal Code 24850
Event Date 18 Apr 1988"
6. FindAgrave.com Web Site; Tom Sparks Cemetery, Bradshaw, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by;
Anonymous; 29 Apr 2016.
Fred Brewster; born 18 Oct 1915; died in 1988 in McDowell Co, WV; buried here; no grave marker
photo shown.


Vernie L. Vanover

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; taken on 19 Apr 1930; Page 239B; Image 34
of 35; Family #268/272.
Listed as Vernie L. Vanover; age 1 yr, 9 mons; born in WV; in household of father, James S. Vanover.
2. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; E.D. 24-59; taken on 30 Apr 1940; Page 1165B;
Image 32 of 64; Household #271.
Listed as Vernie Vanover; age 11; born in WV; 3rd grade education; attending school; lived in same house
on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, James S. Vanover.
3. Fanning Funeral Home; Welch, WV; Posted Obit.
"Verna L. Brewster, age 84, of Warriormine, passed away Wednesday, December 12, 2012, at her residence. Born June 12, 1928, in Avondale, W.V., She was the Daughter of The late Simon Vanover and Onie Kennedy Vanover .
"She was a resident of McDowell County all her life and a resident of Warriormine for the last ten years. She was a member of the Old Country Church at Raysal
"Preceded in death by, In addition to her Parents; Her Husband Fred; four Brothers, and two Sisters.
"Survivors include two Sisters; Bernice Coleman of Premier,WV, and Georgia Muncy of Iaeger, WV; Shirley Ward with whom she made her home with for the past ten years; Amedisys hospice care special caregivers Sherrie Keen of Warriormine, Ellen White of Warriormine, and Christy Christian of Tazewell, VA.
"Funeral services will be conducted Saturday, December 15, 2012 at 12 Noon from the Fanning Funeral Home Chapel in Welch with Pastor Ralph Steel, officiating. Burial will follow at Tom Sparks Cemetery, Bradshaw, WV...."


Jesse Coleman

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1950); Page 85; WV Archives Web Site.
Jesse Coleman; age 38; born and living at Mohawk, WV; divorced; married on 15 Jul 1950 at lex, WV;
Bernice Ruth Vanover; age 24; born and living at Iaeger, WV; single.


Bernice Ruth Vanover

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; taken on 19 Apr 1930; Page 239B; Image 34
of 35; Family #268/272.
Listed as Bernice Vanover; age 4 yrs, 9 mons; born in WV; in household of father, Simon Vanover.
2. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; E.D. 24-59; taken on 30 Apr 1940; Page 1165B;
Image 32 of 64; Household #271.
Listed as Bernice Vanover; age 13; born in WV; 3rd grade education; attending school; lived in same house
on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, James S. Vanover.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1950); Page 85; WV Archives Web Site.
Jesse Coleman; age 38; born and living at Mohawk, WV; divorced; married on 15 Jul 1950 at lex, WV;
Bernice Ruth Vanover; age 24; born and living at Iaeger, WV; single.


Charles Henry Roberts Sr

1. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; taken on 18 Apr 1910; Page 80B; Image 4
of 31; Family #41/42.
Listed as Charlie Roberts; age 7; born in WV; in household of grandfather, Henry Vanover.
2. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; taken on 19 Mar 1920; Page 249B; Image
29 of 35; Family #295/299.
Listed as Charlie Roberts; age 18; born in WV; in household of grandfather, Henry Vanover.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1925); Page 155; WV Archives Web Site.
Charlie Roberts; age 22; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; farmer; living at Iaeger, WV; son of
Mose and Princess Roberts; was issued a licese to marry on 20 Jun 1925 in McDowell Co, WV;
(no return by a minister); Georgie Vanover; age 19; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; daughter
of James and Omiie Vanover.
4. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1929); Page 230; WV Archives Web Site.
C.H. Roberts; age 25; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; farmer; living at Iaeger, WV; son of Mose
and Princess; married on 26 Aug 1020 at Avondale, WV; Princess Roberts; age 17; born in McDowell
Co, WV; single; daughter of Riley and Katie.
5. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; taken on 16 Apr 1930; Page 189B; Image
34 of 56; Family #369/370.
Listed as Charley Vanover (sic, Roberts); age 25; born in WV; single; farm laborer; in household of
grandfather, Henry Vanover.
6. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1936); Page 343; WV Archives Web Site.
Charlie Roberts; age 32; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; laborer; living at Iaeger, WV; son of
Mose and ____; married on 3 Feb 1936 at Iaeger, WV; Ida Jane Mullins; age 22; born in McDowell
Co, WV; single; daughter of Sam and Louisa.
7. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Johnnycake; E.D. 24-57; taken on 18 Apr
1940; Page 1104B; Image 44 of 74; Household #372.
Listed as Charley Roberts; age 37; born in WV; married; 6th gade education; lived in same house
on 1 Apr 1935; sawmill laborer; head of household.


Georgia Vanover

1. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; taken on 22 Apr 1910; Page 82B; Image 8 of 31;
Family #74/75.
Listed as Georgia Vanover; age 3; born in WV; in household of father, James S. Vanover.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1925); Page 155; WV Archives Web Site.
Charlie Roberts; age 22; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; farmer; living at Iaeger, WV; son of
Mose and Princess Roberts; was issued a licese to marry on 20 Jun 1925 in McDowell Co, WV;
(no return by a minister); Georgie Vanover; age 19; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; daughter
of James and Omiie Vanover.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1926); Page 79; WV Archives Web Site.
Eram Muncy; age 25; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; track walker; living at Avondale, WV;
son of Ezra and Sallie; married on 8 Jun 1926 at Garland, WV; Georgia Vanover; age 21; born
in McDowell Co, WV; single; daughter of James and Ona.