McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families and Individuals

Notes


Edgar "Eddie" Dotson Jr

1. Buchanan Co, VA; Marriage License #85-063361; Ancestry.com Website.
Edgar Dotson, Jr; age 18; born 30 Dec 1966 in IL; this is his 1st marriage; 9th grade education;
living at Rt #3, Box 505, Mohawk, WV; son of Edgar and Katherine (Riley) Dotson; married on 20
Dec 1985 at Grundy, VA; Diane Ann Mullins; age 16; born 26 Jul 1969 in WV; single this is her 1st
marriage; living at General Delivery, Avondale, WV; daughter of James Carl and Mary Elizabeth
(Ferrell) Mullins.


Diane Ann Mullins

1. Buchanan Co, VA; Marriage License #85-063361; Ancestry.com Website.
Edgar Dotson, Jr; age 18; born 30 Dec 1966 in IL; this is his 1st marriage; 9th grade education;
living at Rt #3, Box 505, Mohawk, WV; son of Edgar and Katherine (Riley) Dotson; married on 20
Dec 1985 at Grundy, VA; Diane Ann Mullins; age 16; born 26 Jul 1969 in WV; single this is her 1st
marriage; living at General Delivery, Avondale, WV; daughter of James Carl and Mary Elizabeth
(Ferrell) Mullins.


David Jackson Morrow aka Myers

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1915); Page 206; WV Archives Web Site.
Dave Meyers; age 24; born in McDowell Co, WV (sic, Anderson Co, TN) single; miner; living at War,
WV; son of George and Caroline; was issued a licens to marry on 23 Jan 1915 in McDowell Co, WV;\
Lou Altizer; age 20; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; daughter of Lee and Pattie; no return by a
minister.
2. FindAGrave.com Web Site.
" David Jackson “Jack” Myers
Birth Jul 1888
Anderson County, Tennessee, USA
Death 25 Nov 1941 (aged 53)
War, McDowell County, West Virginia, USA
Burial
War Cemetery
War, McDowell County, West Virginia"
Additional Information Posted.
"He married 1)Verdie Beard, in Anderson County, Tennessee,as D.J.Morrow. He married2)Lou Altizer,
23 Jan.1915,at War,McDowell County,WVa
1900 Anderson County Tennessee gives birthrate as July 1888 as Jackson Morrow."


James Larry Brewster

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1969); Page 401; WV Archives Web Site.
James Larry Brewster; age 23; born 28 Mar 1923 in Newhall, WV; single; no previous marriage;
living at Box 154, Cucumber, WV; son of Carl Vernon and Mary Lee (Graham) Brewster; married on
29 Jun 1969 in War, WV; Brenda Gail Shelton; age 19; born 10 Apr 1950 in Cucumber, WV; single;
no previous marriage; living at Box 106, Cucumber, WV; daughter of Arthur Perry and Mildred
Frances (Lawson) Shelton.


Brenda Gail Shelton

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1969); Page 401; WV Archives Web Site.
James Larry Brewster; age 23; born 28 Mar 1923 in Newhall, WV; single; no previous marriage;
living at Box 154, Cucumber, WV; son of Carl Vernon and Mary Lee (Graham) Brewster; married on
29 Jun 1969 in War, WV; Brenda Gail Shelton; age 19; born 10 Apr 1950 in Cucumber, WV; single;
no previous marriage; living at Box 106, Cucumber, WV; daughter of Arthur Perry and Mildred
Frances (Lawson) Shelton.


Kermit George Washington Simmons

1. North Carolina, Birth Indexes, 1800-2000; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Kermit George W Simmons
Gender: Male
Race: White
Event Type: Delayed Birth
Birth Date: 16 Jan 1907
Birth County: Surry
Parent1 Name: Lacy A Simmons
Parent2 Name: Celia Jane Mayes
Roll Number: NCVR_B_C092_68001
Volume: 5
Page: 278"
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1931), Page 60; WV Archives Web Site.
Kirmos Simmons; age 25; born in Sarah (sic, Surry) Co, NC; single; miner; living at Crumpler, WV;
son of L.S. and Celia; married on 11 Nov 1931 at Crumpler, WV; Dossie Mills; age 22; born in
McDowell Co, WV; single; living at Crumpler, WV; daughter of Adin and Beckie.
3.1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Northfork District; Crumpler; E.D. 24-33; taken 29 Apr 1940; Page
1001; Image 31 of 62; Household #254.
Listed as Kermit Simmons; age 34; born in NC; married; 6th grade education; lived in same place
on 1 Apr 1935; coal loader in coal mine; head of household.
4. WWII Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Kermis George Washington Simmons
Race: White
Age: 33
Relationship to Draftee: Self (Head)
Birth Date: 16 Jan 1907
Birth Place: Sarry, North Carolina, USA
Residence Place: Crumpler, Mcdowell, West Virginia, USA
Registration Date: 16 Oct 1940
Registration Place: Crumpler, Mcdowell, West Virginia, USA
Employer: United Pocahontas Coal Co
Weight: 171
Complexion: Light
Eye Color: Blue
Hair Color: Brown
Height: 6 1
Next of Kin: Ceia Jane Simmons
Household Members:
Name Relationship
Kermis George Washington Simmons Self (Head)
Ceia Jane Simmons Mother"
5, McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1965); Page 485; WV Archives Web Site.
Kermiss G. W. Simmons; age 58; born 16 Jan 1907 in Surry Co, NC; widowed; one previous
marriage; living at Crumpler, WV; son of Lacy Alexander and Celia Jane (Mays) Simmons; married
on 4 Dec 1965 in Welch, WV; Mary Ethel Reed; age 60; born 5 Sep 1905 in Herndon, VA (sic, WV);
widow; one previous marriage; living at Crumpler, WV; daughter of Winton and Arminta (Little)
Shrewsbury.
6. Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Kermit Simmons
SSN: 232-14-7360
Last Residence:
24825 Crumpler, Mcdowell, West Virginia, USA
Born: 16 Jan 1907
Died: Jan 1984
State (Year) SSN issued: North Carolina or West Virginia (Before 1951)"


Mary Ethel Shrewsbury

1. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Barkers Ridge District, taken on 15 Apr 1910; Page 195A, Family #1.
Listed as Mary E. Shrewsbury, age 5, born in WV, in household of father, Isaiah W. Shrewsbury.
2. 1920 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Barkers Ridge District; taken on 6 Feb 1920; Page 160A;
Family #297/299.
Listed as Mary E. Shrewsbury; age 14; born in WV; in household of father, Isaiah W. Shrewsbury.
3. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1923); Page 379; WV Archives Web Site.
Kertis Reed; age 21; born in Wyoming Co, WV; living in Herdon, WV; married on 16 May 1923 in
Herndon, WV; Mary Shrewsbury; age 18; born in Wyoming Co, WV; living at Herndon, WV.
4, McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1965); Page 485; WV Archives Web Site.
Kermiss G. W. Simmons; age 58; born 16 Jan 1907 in Surry Co, NC; widowed; one previous
marriage; living at Crumpler, WV; son of Lacy Alexander and Celia Jane (Mays) Simmons; married
on 4 Dec 1965 in Welch, WV; Mary Ethel Reed; age 60; born 5 Sep 1905 in Herndon, VA (sic, WV);
widow; one previous marriage; living at Crumpler, WV; daughter of Winton and Arminta (Little)
Shrewsbury.


Everett J. Evans

1. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Keystone; taken on 25 Jun 1900; Page 117A;
Image 59 of 64; Family #714/751.
Listed as Everett Evans; age 14; born in 1886 in WV; in household of father, Lee A. Evans.
2. 1910 Census, Mercer Co, WV; Rock District; Cooper; taken on 6 May 1910; Page 29B; Image 6 of 9;
Family #51.
Listed as Evert Evans; age 22; born in WV; single; coal miner; in household of mother, Sarah A. Doss
Evans.


Helen Cora Williamson

1. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Hamblen Memory Gardens, Morristown, Hamblen Co, TN; submitted by
Beverly Aker; 20 Jul 2017.
Helen Cora Williamson Evans; born 2 Oct 1893 in VA; died 9 Jan 1972 in Knoxville, TN; buried here;
no grave marker photo shown; newspaper obit posted.
"Bluefield Daily Telegraph"; Bluefield, WV; Monday 10 Jan 1972.
"Cora Helen Williamson Evans, 78, of 1417 Easley Court, Morristown, Tn., formerly of Gary, died Sunday, January 9, 1972 in a Knoxville Tennessee hospital following a short illness.

"Born October 2, 1893 in Virginia, she was a daughter of James Harvey and Mary Ellen Ferguson Williamson.

"She was a member of the United Methodist Church of Moristown, the Sunday School class of the church and the Lakeview Home Demonstration Club.

"Survivors include one daughter, Mrs. Edith Jones of Dayton, Ohio and two sons, Paul J. Evans Golden, Colorado and Norman Evans of Pittsburgh, Pa.

"Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m.Tuesday in Brookes Mortuary, Morristown with Dr. C. Byron Waites officiating.
Burial will following Hamblen Memory Gardens, Morristown, Tennessee...."


Jarvis Nelson Bond Jr

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1955); Page 376; WV Archives Web Site;
Jarvis Nelson Bond, Jr; age 28; born in Hardy, VA; single; colored; living at 631 Court St, Welch, WV;
married on 1 May 1955 in Welch, WV; Ernestine Martin; age 19; born in MD; single; colored; living
in Welch, WV; with consent of Wade and Louisa Martin, parents of Ernestine Martin.


Ernestine Martin

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1955); Page 376; WV Archives Web Site;
Jarvis Nelson Bond, Jr; age 28; born in Hardy, VA; single; colored; living at 631 Court St, Welch, WV;
married on 1 May 1955 in Welch, WV; Ernestine Martin; age 19; born in MD; single; colored; living
in Welch, WV; with consent of Wade and Louisa Martin, parents of Ernestine Martin.


Cleo Hampton

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1939); Page 167; WV Archives Web Site.
Cleo Hampton; born 17 Aug 1910 in Fries, VA; single; colored; living at Welch, WV; son of John and
Bertie Thompson; was issued a license to marry on 30 Apr 1939 in McDowell Co, WV; Nannie L.
Adkins; born 15 Feb 1909 in Chatham, VA; single; colored; living in Welch, WV; daughter of Wiley and
Fannie; no return by a minister.


Nannie L. Adkins

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1939); Page 167; WV Archives Web Site.
Cleo Hampton; born 17 Aug 1910 in Fries, VA; single; colored; living at Welch, WV; son of John and
Bertie Thompson; was issued a license to marry on 30 Apr 1939 in McDowell Co, WV; Nannie L.
Adkins; born 15 Feb 1909 in Chatham, VA; single; colored; living in Welch, WV; daughter of Wiley and
Fannie; no return by a minister.


David W. Sargent

1. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #9585; WV Archives Web Site.
David W. Sergent; age 72; born in WV; divorced; living in WV; son of unknown parents; died 3 May 1946
in Welch Emergency Hospital, Welch, WV; due to cardiac failure; buried 6 May 1946 in Iaeger Memorial,
Roderfield, WV; informant, J.J. Sergent, Gauley Bridge, WV.
2. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
Marsha Reynolds; 9 Feb 2016.
David W. Sergent; born 12 Nov 1873 in Nicholas Co, WV; died 3 May 1946 in Welch, WV; buried here;
no grave marker photo shown.
"David W. Sergent was the son of Ephraim A. Sargent and Nancy J. Smith who were married 2 Nov 1854 in Summersville, Nicholas, WV. David md. Elizabeth Ann Fitzwater 26 July 1894, Fayette Co., WV. They had the following children: Oscar, Clarence, David, George Allen, Sallie, Flein and Odna Bertha."