McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV; Families and Individuals

Notes


Henry Lawson

1. 1880 Census, Lawrence Co, KY; 13th Precinct, Twin Branch; taken on 17 Jun 1880; Page 359B; Image
6 of 15; Family #166/178.
Listed as Henry Lawson; age 29; born in KY; married; farmer; head of household.


Lavina "Vina"

1. 1880 Census, Lawrence Co, KY; 13th Precinct, Twin Branch; taken on 17 Jun 1880; Page 359B; Image
6 of 15; Family #166/178.
Listed as Linina (sp?) Lawson; age 28; born in KY; married; keeping house; in household of husband,
Henry Lawson.


Jane Lawson

1. 1880 Census, Lawrence Co, KY; 13th Precinct, Twin Branch; taken on 17 Jun 1880; Page 359B; Image
6 of 15; Family #166/178.
Listed as Jane Lawson; age 7; born in KY; in household of father, Henry Lawson.


Virgil Lawson

1. 1880 Census, Lawrence Co, KY; 13th Precinct, Twin Branch; taken on 17 Jun 1880; Page 359B; Image
6 of 15; Family #166/178.
Listed as Vergial Lawson; age 2; born in KY; in household of father, Henry Lawson.


Wesley Hicks

1. 1870 Census, Perry Co, KY; Troublesome Precinct; Hazard PO; taken on 17 Aug 1870; Page 593A;
Family #65/65.
Listed as Wesley Hicks; age 6; born in KY; in household of father, Caleb Hicks.
2. 1880 Census, Floyd Co, KY; Allen; taken on 23 Jun 1880; Page 59A; Family #250/256.
Listed as Wesley Hicks; age 17; born in KY; in household of father, Caleb Hicks.


George Hunter

1. 1910 Census, Marengo Co, AL; Faunsdale Precinct; taken on 22 Apr 1910; Page 190B; Image 20 of 45;
Family #184/187.
Listed as George Hunter; age 22; born in AL; married once for 1 yr; black; farmer; in household of father,
Ben Hunter, with wife.
2. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Welch; E.D. 24-29; taken on 30 May 1940;
Page 605A; Image 71 of 91; Household #741.
Listed as George Hunter; age 48; born in AL; married; Negro; 1st grade education; lived in Birmingham,
Jefferson Co, AL on 1 Aug 1935; loader in coal mine; head of household.
3. McDowell Co, WV; WW II Draft Registration Card #U-2700; 27 Apr 1942; Ancestry.com Web Site.
George Hunter; age 59; born 3 Mar 1883 in Faunsdale, AL; living at 60 Linden Street, Welch, WV;
miner for Kopperston Coal Co, Maitland, WV; person who will always know address, Mrs. Julia
Hunter, Welch, WV; Negro; 5' 6" tall; 175 lbs; black eyes, black hair; and black complexion.
4. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: George Hunter
SSN: 417092278
Birth Date: 3 Mar 1884
Birth Place: Faunsdale ME, Alabama
Death Date: 22 Aug 1946
Claim Date: 17 Sep 1946
Type of Claim: Death Claim
Notes: 21 Oct 1977: Name listed as GEORGE HUNTER"
5. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #9557; WV Archives Web Site.
George Hunter; age 62 yrs, 5 mons, 19 days; born 3 Mar 1884 in Farmsdale (sic, Faunsdale) AL; married;
colored; loader in coal mine; living at Welch, WV; son of Ben and Missouri Hunter; died 22 Aug 1946 at
Maitland, WV; due to chrushing injuries from slate fall in mine; buried; 27 Ayg 1946 in cemetery at Roderfield,
WV; informant, Julia Hunter, Welch, WV.
6. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 30 Dec 2013..
George Hunter; born 3 Mar 1884; died 22 Aug 1946; buried here; headstone photo shown; "MAY HE REST IN
PEACE".


Julia

1. 1910 Census, Marengo Co, AL; Faunsdale Precinct; taken on 22 Apr 1910; Page 190B; Image 20 of 45;
Family #184/187.
Listed as Julia Hunter; age 22; born in AL; married once for 1 yr; black; 1 child; farm laborer; in household
of father-in-law, Ben Hunter, with husband
2. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Welch; E.D. 24-29; taken on 30 May 1940;
Page 605A; Image 71 of 91; Household #741.
Listed as Julia Hunter; age 46; born in AL; married; Negro; 6th grade education; lived in Birmingham,
Jefferson Co, AL on 1 Aug 1935; domestic laundress; in household of husband, George Hunter.


James Hunter

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Welch; E.D. 24-29; taken on 30 May 1940;
Page 605A; Image 71 of 91; Household #741.
Listed as James Hunter; age 12; born in AL; Negro; 5th grade education; attending school; lived in Birmingham,
Jefferson Co, AL on 1 Aug 1935; in household of father, George Hunter.


George Mims

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1947); Page 222; WV Archives Web Site.
George Mims; age 26; born in Tuskegee, AL; single; colored; living in Kimball, WV; married on 8 Aug 1947
at Welch, WV; Fannie Elizabeth Hunter; age 22; born in Birmingham, AL; single; colored; living at Welch, WV.


Fanny Elizabeth Hunter

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Welch; E.D. 24-29; taken on 30 May 1940;
Page 605A; Image 71 of 91; Household #741.
Listed as Fanny Hunter; age 14; born in AL; Negro; 1 yr HS education; attending school; lived in Birmingham,
Jefferson Co, AL on 1 Aug 1935; in household of father, George Hunter.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1947); Page 222; WV Archives Web Site.
George Mims; age 26; born in Tuskegee, AL; single; colored; living in Kimball, WV; married on 8 Aug 1947
at Welch, WV; Fannie Elizabeth Hunter; age 22; born in Birmingham, AL; single; colored; living at Welch, WV.


Lora Elizabeth Akers

1. Fanning Funeral Home; Iaeger, WV; Posted Obit.
"Lora Elizabeth Akers Spicher, 68, of Welch WV, passed away, Thursday, September 20, 2018, IN Golden Harvest Long Term Care Welch WV. Born July 6, 1950, in Welch WV, she was the daughter of the late Daniel and Gracie Holbrook Akers. She was a resident of McDowell County the greater part of her life. She was a veteran of the U.S. Army; and an avid traveler.In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband Richard Spicher, one daughter, Stacie Lenora, five brothers, Lonnie, Harold, Howard, Daniel Jr, Frankie, one sister, Barbara Goins.Survivors include two sisters, Betty Hawkins of Anawalt, WV, Anna Louise Vaughn of Goshen IN, a cousin who cared for Lora for a few years, Jane Davidson Reid of Princeton, WV.Memorial services will be conducted Wednesday, September 26, 2018 at 6 P.M. from the Fanning Funeral Home Chapel in Welch WV. Friends may visit with the family Wednesday, September 26, 2018 from 5 P.M. to 6 P.M. at the Fanning Funeral Home Chapel in Welch WV. In keeping with her wishes the body has been cremated..."