Selected Families and Individuals

Notes


Porter Clark

1. U.S., WWI Civilian Draft Registrations, 1917-1918; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Clark, Port
Birth Date: 1889
Birth Place: Augusta MS
City/County: Perry
State: MS
Ethnicity: W"
2. 1930 Census, George Co, MS; Beat #4; taken 21 Apr 1930; Page 268A; Image 17 of 32;
Family #172/172.
Listed as Porter Clark; age 38; born in MS; married at 27; teamster for hardwood company; head of
household.
3. 1940 Census, Perry Co, MS; Beat #1; Richton Road; E.D. 56-1; taken 26 Apr 1940; Page 18A;
Image 37 of 44; Household # 322.
Listed as Porter Clark; age 50; born in MS; married; 5th grade education; lived in same house on
1 Apr 1935; farmer; head of household.
4. Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Port Clark
SSN: 428-14-3855
Last Residence:
39476 Richton, Perry, Mississippi, USA
Born: 19 Nov 1888
Last Benefit: 39476, Richton, Perry, Mississippi, United States of America
Died: Nov 1978
State (Year) SSN issued: Mississippi (Before 1951)"
5. U.S., Department of Veterans Affairs BIRLS Death File, 1850-2010; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Port Clark
Birth Date: 19 Nov 1889
Death Date: 7 Nov 1978
SSN: 428143855
Branch 1: ARMY
Enlistment Date 1: 19 Sep 1917
Release Date 1: 26 Jun 1919"
6. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by Gene Phillips; 2 Apr 2009.
" Port Clark
Birth 19 Nov 1889
Death 7 Nov 1978 (aged 88)
Burial
Sunset Cemetery
Richton, Perry County, Mississippi, USA "

Inscription: "CPL US Army, World War I"


Lucille M.J. Gibson

1. 1930 Census, George Co, MS; Beat #4; taken 21 Apr 1930; Page 268A; Image 17 of 32;
Family #172/172.
Listed as Lucille Clark; age 16; born in Fl; married at 15; in household of husband, Porter Clark.
2. 1940 Census, Perry Co, MS; Beat #1; Richton Road; E.D. 56-1; taken 26 Apr 1940; Page 18A;
Image 37 of 44; Household # 322.
Listed as Lucille M.J. Clark; age 36; born in FL; married; 7th grade education; lived in same house
on 1 Apr 1935; in household of husband, Porter Clark.
3. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by Gene Phillips; 22 Sep 2011.
" Lucille Gibson Clark
Birth 9 Mar 1904
Death 31 Mar 1995 (aged 91)
Burial
Sunset Cemetery
Richton, Perry County, Mississippi, USA"


Myrtice S. Clark

1. 1930 Census, George Co, MS; Beat #4; taken 21 Apr 1930; Page 268A; Image 17 of 32;
Family #172/172.
Listed as Myrtice Clark; age 9; born in MS; in household of father, Porter Clark.
2. 1940 Census, Perry Co, MS; Beat #1; Richton Road; E.D. 56-1; taken 26 Apr 1940; Page 18A;
Image 37 of 44; Household # 322.
Listed as Myrtie S. Clark; age 19; born in MS; single; 2 yrs HS education; not attending school; lived
in same house on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Porter Clark.


Porter Fred Clark

1. 1930 Census, George Co, MS; Beat #4; taken 21 Apr 1930; Page 268A; Image 17 of 32;
Family #172/172.
Listed as Fred Clark; age 8; born in MS; in household of father, Porter Clark.
2. 1940 Census, Perry Co, MS; Beat #1; Richton Road; E.D. 56-1; taken 26 Apr 1940; Page 18A;
Image 37 of 44; Household # 322.
Listed as Porter F. Clark; age 18; born in MS; single; 1 yr HS education; not attending school; lived
in same house on 1 Apr 1935; carpenter in furniture shop; in household of father, Porter Clark.
3. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by Gene Phillips; 5 Apr 2009
" Porter Fred Clark
Birth 3 Dec 1921
Death 13 May 1980 (aged 58)
Burial
Sunset Cemetery
Richton, Perry County, Mississippi, USA"


Marlin G. Clark

1. 1930 Census, George Co, MS; Beat #4; taken 21 Apr 1930; Page 268A; Image 17 of 32;
Family #172/172.
Listed as Marlin Clark; age 6; born in MS; in household of father, Porter Clark.
2. 1940 Census, Perry Co, MS; Beat #1; Richton Road; E.D. 56-1; taken 26 Apr 1940; Page 18A;
Image 37 of 44; Household # 322.
Listed as Marlin G. Clark; age 16; born in MS; single; 8th grade education; not attending school;
lived in same house on 1 Apr 1935; farmer; in household of father, Porter Clark.


Durby Joan Clark

1. 1930 Census, George Co, MS; Beat #4; taken 21 Apr 1930; Page 268A; Image 17 of 32;
Family #172/172.
Listed as Durby Clark; age 2 yrs, 6 mons; born in MS; in household of father, Porter Clark.
2. 1940 Census, Perry Co, MS; Beat #1; Richton Road; E.D. 56-1; taken 26 Apr 1940; Page 18A;
Image 37 of 44; Household # 322.
Listed as Durley Jone Clark; age 11; born in MS; 4th grade education; attending school; lived in
same house on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Porter Clark.


John Powell

1. McDowell Co, WV; WW I Draft Registration Card #3922; 5 Jun 1917; Ancestry.com Web Site.
John Powell; age 22; born 17 Jul 1895 in McDowell Co, WV; living at Iaeger, WV; county road
laborer for Fowler and Co, Iaeger, WV; single; no dependents; medium height and build; brown
eyes and light hair.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1919); Page 165; WV Archives Web Site.
John Powell; age 24; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; laborer; living at iaeger, WV; son of
Robert and Mary; married on 18 Sep 1919 in Iaeger, WV; Rebecca Christian; age 18; born
in McDowell Co, WV; single; daughter of J.F. and Minerva.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #15011; WV Archives Web Site.
John Powell, age 43 yes, 4 mons, 5 days; born on 17 Jul 1895 in unknown place; married;
husband of Jean Powell; loder in coal mine; living at Keystone, WV; son of Robert and Mary
(Adair) Powell; died 22 Nov 1938 at his home in Keystone, WV; due to carcinoma of
clavical; buried 26 Nov 1938 in Roderfield, WV; informant, Mrs. Jean Powell, Keystone, WV.
4. United States Headstone Applications for U.S. Military Veterans, 1925-1949; LDS Web Site.
John Powell; Private; E Company; 54th Infantry Div; died 22 Nov 1938; enlisted 10 May 1918;
discharged 17 Jun 1919; buried in Iaeger Memorial, Roderfield, WV; signed by Jean Powell,
Keystone, WV; 6 Jan 1939.
5. FindAGrave.com Web Site;Iaeger Memorial Cemtery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls, 22 Dec 2013.
John Powell; born in unlisted; died 22 Nov 1938; buried here; headstone photo shown; "WEST
VIRGINIA * PVT 51 INF. * 6 DIV".


John Powell

1. McDowell Co, WV; WW I Draft Registration Card #3922; 5 Jun 1917; Ancestry.com Web Site.
John Powell; age 22; born 17 Jul 1895 in McDowell Co, WV; living at Iaeger, WV; county road
laborer for Fowler and Co, Iaeger, WV; single; no dependents; medium height and build; brown
eyes and light hair.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1919); Page 165; WV Archives Web Site.
John Powell; age 24; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; laborer; living at iaeger, WV; son of
Robert and Mary; married on 18 Sep 1919 in Iaeger, WV; Rebecca Christian; age 18; born
in McDowell Co, WV; single; daughter of J.F. and Minerva.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #15011; WV Archives Web Site.
John Powell, age 43 yes, 4 mons, 5 days; born on 17 Jul 1895 in unknown place; married;
husband of Jean Powell; loder in coal mine; living at Keystone, WV; son of Robert and Mary
(Adair) Powell; died 22 Nov 1938 at his home in Keystone, WV; due to carcinoma of
clavical; buried 26 Nov 1938 in Roderfield, WV; informant, Mrs. Jean Powell, Keystone, WV.
4. United States Headstone Applications for U.S. Military Veterans, 1925-1949; LDS Web Site.
John Powell; Private; E Company; 54th Infantry Div; died 22 Nov 1938; enlisted 10 May 1918;
discharged 17 Jun 1919; buried in Iaeger Memorial, Roderfield, WV; signed by Jean Powell,
Keystone, WV; 6 Jan 1939.
5. FindAGrave.com Web Site;Iaeger Memorial Cemtery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls, 22 Dec 2013.
John Powell; born in unlisted; died 22 Nov 1938; buried here; headstone photo shown; "WEST
VIRGINIA * PVT 51 INF. * 6 DIV".


Rebecca Christian

1. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Sandy River District, page 243B, Family #89
Listed as Rebecca Christian, age 1 month, born in Apr 1900 in WV, in
household of father, James Christian.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1919); Page 165; WV Archives Web Site.
John Powell; age 24; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; laborer; living at iaeger, WV; son of
Robert and Mary; married on 18 Sep 1919 in Iaeger, WV; Rebecca Christian; age 18; born
in McDowell Co, WV; single; daughter of J.F. and Minerva.
3. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Rebecca Asbury
[Rebecca Christian]
Gender: Female
Race: White
Birth Date: 25 Apr 1901
Birth Place: Iaeger, West Virginia
[Iaeger|]
Death Date: 6 Aug 2001
Claim Date: 9 Jul 1963
Father: James Franklin Christian
Mother: Mernivil Mullins
SSN: 235321591
Citizenship or Alien Status: U.S. citizen.
Type of Claim: Evidence other than birth record submitted; U.S. citizen or alien allowed to work.
Notes: 10 Apr 2000: Name listed as REBECCA ASBURY"


Hershel "Colonel" Turner

1. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1995"; 1995; Edited by Dr, Thomas C.
Hatcher; Geneva Steele; Sandra Long and Christine Carr McGuire; "Jack and Emily Woletencroft";
Article; Page 264; submitted by Lilly W. Buckberry, 103 Garden Lane, Lewisburg, WV 24901-1036.


Hilda Wolstencroft

1. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1995"; 1995; Edited by Dr, Thomas C.
Hatcher; Geneva Steele; Sandra Long and Christine Carr McGuire; "Jack and Emily Woletencroft";
Article; Page 264; submitted by Lilly W. Buckberry, 103 Garden Lane, Lewisburg, WV 24901-1036.
"...came fron Lancheshire, England to West virginia in 1907."


Warren Michael Barber

1. Fanning Funeral Home; Iaeger, WV; Posted Obit.
"Warren Michael Barbour, 58, of Avondale, WV, entered eternal rest on July 18, 2020 following a motorcycle accident.

"Warren was born in Texas May 20, 1962. He served in the United States Army from 1980-1994 with several awards and received an honorable discharge. Warren was a member of the McDowell County Ghost Riders and served as their Road Captain.

"Warren was preceded in death by his father, Donald Barbour.

"Survivors include his companion of 20 years, Gloria Addair of Avondale; his children whom he loved dearly; two daughters, Katelyn of Floyd, VA, and Michaela of Pennsylvanian ; one son, Chris of Oceana, WV; and Ranson Addair of Avondale whom he considered his son; five special grandchildren, Remington, Camden, Madelynn, Turner and Tinley whom he loved very much; his step mother, Margaret Barbour of Steeles; and four brothers, Ronald (Porky), Darrell, Shane, and Alex Nino.

"Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday, July 22, 2020 at 1 o’clock with Reverend Russell King, Reverend Kenny Green and Reverend Aaron Blankenship officiating at the Chapel of Fanning Funeral Home in Iaeger. Burial will follow in the Davis Cemetery on Brushy Ridge in Paynesville, WV. Family and friends will serve as pallbearers. Military rites will be conducted by VFW Post #1144. Friends may visit with the family Wednesday, July 22, 2020 at the Chapel of Fanning Funeral Home in Iaeger from 11 a.m. until the time of service.

"Services will be held in accordance with Covid-19 guidelines, mask are to be worn by all attending and social distancing is to be practiced. Group size must be held to 25 people or less.

"Fanning Funeral Home in Iaeger, WV, is assisting the family.

"Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.fanningfuneralhomes.com"