McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families and Individuals

Notes


Harold Ersel Arrington

1. 1940 Census, Mercer Co, WV; Rock District; Arista; E.D. 28-44; taken 1 May 1940; Page 694A;
Image 7 of 22; Household #58.
Listed as Harold Arrington; age 17; born in WV; single; 3 yrs HS education; attending school;
lived in same house on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, John A. Arrington.
2. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Harold Ersel Arrington
[Harold E Arrington]
Gender: Male
Race: White
Birth Date: 22 Aug 1922
Birth Place: Hemphill Mcd, West Virginia
Death Date: Aug 1994
Father: John A Arrington
Mother: India A Robinson
SSN: 236261975
Notes: Oct 1940: Name listed as HAROLD ERSEL ARRINGTON;
17 Aug 1994: Name listed as HAROLD E ARRINGTON"
3. U.S., Department of Veterans Affairs BIRLS Death File, 1850-2010; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Harold Arrington
Gender: Male
Birth Date: 22 Aug 1922
Death Date: 2 Aug 1994
SSN: 236261975
Branch 1: ARMY
Enlistment Date 1: 20 Nov 1942
Release Date 1: 14 Sep 1945"
4. Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Harold Ersel Arrington
Death Date: 2 Aug 1994
Death Place: Norfolk, Virginia, USA
Spouse: H Arrington "
5. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by Dottie; 30 Nov 2011.
" Harold E Arrington
Birth 22 Aug 1922
Death 2 Aug 1994 (aged 71)
Burial
Forest Lawn Cemetery
Norfolk, Norfolk City, Virginia"


Helena Pearl Ring

1. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by Dottie; 24 Jun 2014.
" Helena Pearl Arrington
Birth 13 Jan 1924
Death 29 Mar 2013 (aged 89)
Norfolk City, Virginia, USA
Burial
Forest Lawn Cemetery
Norfolk, Norfolk City, Virginia, USA
Plot Center Park North Lot 58
Memorial ID 131820143"

Additional Information Posted:
"Norfolk - Helena P. Arrington, 89, passed away Friday, March 29, 2013, at DePaul Hospital.
Born, January 13, 1924, in Mercer Co., WV, she was the youngest of seven children of Emmett and Flossie Ring. Helena was predeceased by her husband, Harold E. Arrington and her son, Larry D. Arrington.
"Survivors include a daughter, Deborah J. Platte and husband Raymond G. III; daughter-in-law, Ethel Arrington; grandson, Raymond G. Platte IV; granddaughter, Tia Renee Platte; great-granddaughter, Amanda J. Platte all of Norfolk and many nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends at Hollomon-Brown Funeral Home, Tidewater Drive Chapel, on Thursday, April 4, 2013, from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. followed by a graveside service at Forest Lawn Cemetery at 1 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the American Diabetes Association or American Heart Association.
Contributor: Reunited 79 (48693071)"


Anthony T. Gallimore

1. Franklin Co, OH; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1948); Page 230; License #54660; LDS Web Site.
Anthony T. Galamore; age 22; born 30 May 1925 in Columbus, OH; no previous marriage; heater
installer; living at 616 Oakwood Ave, Columbus, OH; son of William S. and Mary T. (Toso) Galamore;
married on 5 Jun 1948; Frances Skurato; age 19; born 9 Jun 1928 in Coalwood, WV; no previous
marriage; seamer; living at rear of 1097 E. Sycomre St, Columbus, OH; daughter of Sersey and
Stella (Krych) Skurato.


Frances Skurato

1. Franklin Co, OH; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1948); Page 230; License #54660; LDS Web Site.
Anthony T. Galamore; age 22; born 30 May 1925 in Columbus, OH; no previous marriage; heater
installer; living at 616 Oakwood Ave, Columbus, OH; son of William S. and Mary T. (Toso) Galamore;
married on 5 Jun 1948; Frances Skurato; age 19; born 9 Jun 1928 in Coalwood, WV; no previous
marriage; seamer; living at rear of 1097 E. Sycomre St, Columbus, OH; daughter of Sersey and
Stella (Krych) Skurato.
2. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Frances Skurato
[Frances Galamore]
Gender: Female
Race: White
Birth Date: 9 Jun 1928
Birth Place: Coalwood Mac, West Virginia
[Coalwood, West Virginia]
Death Date: 22 Sep 2006
Father: Sergey Skurato
Mother: Stella Krych
SSN: 300240522
Notes: Feb 1945: Name listed as FRANCES SKURATO;
Jan 1949: Name listed as FRANCES GALAMORE"
3. Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Frances Galamore
Last Residence:
43204 Columbus, Franklin, Ohio, USA
Born: 9 Jun 1928
Last Benefit: 43204, Columbus, Franklin, Ohio, United States of America
Died: 22 Sep 2006
State (Year) SSN issued: Ohio (Before 1951)"
4. Ohio, Death Records, 1908-1932, 1938-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Frances Galamore
[Frances Skurato]
Birth Date: 9 Jun 1928
Gender: Female
Race: White
Hispanic Origin: Not Hispanic (Latino)
Residence Place: Columbus (Pt), Franklin, Ohio, United States
Residence Zip Code: 43204
Death Date: 22 Sep 2006
Death Time: 08:10 PM
Hospital of Death: Mt Carmel Medical Center
Death Place: Ohio, USA
Certificate: 74718
Age at Death: 78
Registrar's Certificate Number: 007932
Certifier: Physician
Referred to Coroner: Not Referred to Coroner
Autopsy: No Autopsy performed
Method of Disposition: Cremation
Filing Date: 3 Oct 2006
Hospital Status: Hospital/Inpatient
Injury at Work: Unclassifiable
Father's Surname: Skurato
Mother's Maiden Name: Krych
Marital status: Widowed
Education: Not Classifiable
Armed Forces Indicator: No
Industry of Decedent: Occupation Not Classifiable
Occupation of Decedent: Occupation Not Classifiable
Census Tract: 9999
Primary Registration District: 2501"


Russell Lee Cassady Sr

1. Russell Co, VA; Marriage License #68 013161; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Russell L. Cassady; age 21; botn in Iaeger, WV; single; in US Army; living at War, WV; son of Claude
and Pearl Ellen (Lester) Cassady; married on 8 Apr 1968 in Russell Co, VA; Judy Dillon; age 17; born
in Richlands, VA; single; living in War, WV; daughter of Wade and Mabel (Harless) Dillon.
2. Tazewell Co, VA; Marriage License #87-053459; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Russell Lee Cassady; age 40; born 11 Aug 1947 in WV; divorced; this is his 2nd marriage; first
marriage ended 6 Jun 1974; pth grade education; living at General Delivery, War, WV; son of Claude
and Pearl Ellen (Lester) Cassady; married on 5 Oct 1987 in Tazewell, VA; Judy Vermont Cassady;
maiden name Dillon; age 37; born 18 Sep 1950 in VA; divorced; this is her 2nd marriage; first
marriage ended 6 Jul 1974; 10th grade education; living at Box 643, War, WV; daughter of Wade and
Mable (Harless) Dillon.


Judy Vermont Dillon

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1945); Page 313; WV Archives Web Site.
Claude Cassady; age 27; born in Kermit, WV; single; living in Iaeger, WV; married on 24 Oct 1945
in Iaeger, WV; Pearl Lester; age 17; born in Mohawk, WV; single; living in Iaeger, WV; with consent
of Jennie lester, mother of Pearl Lester.
2. Tazewell Co, VA; Marriage License #87-053459; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Russell Lee Cassady; age 40; born 11 Aug 1947 in WV; divorced; this is his 2nd marriage; first
marriage ended 6 Jun 1974; pth grade education; living at General Delivery, War, WV; son of Claude
and Pearl Ellen (Lester) Cassady; married on 5 Oct 1987 in Tazewell, VA; Judy Vermont Cassady;
maiden name Dillon; age 37; born 18 Sep 1950 in VA; divorced; this is her 2nd marriage; first
marriage ended 6 Jul 1974; 10th grade education; living at Box 643, War, WV; daughter of Wade
and Mable (Harless) Dillon.
3. Fanning Funeral Home; Iaeger, WV; Posted obit.
"Judy Vermont Cassady, 69, of War WV, passed away, Friday, January 17, 2020 at Raleigh General Hospital in Beckley WV.Born September 18, 1950 in Amonate, WV, she was the daughter of the late, Wade and Mabel Harless Dillon. She was an avid bingo player and loved her dogs, Kids and Grandkids.In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by, one daughter, Angie Cassady, sisters, Cora Shrader, Louise Lee, Vada Szaller, Jean Lowery, Joann Dillon, Omie Dillon, Kathy Bolen, brothers, Wade Dillon Jr, grandson Casey Shane.Survivors include: her husband of 53 years, Russell Cassady, a daughter Melissa Williams and husband Roy of War WV, one son Russell Cassady of War WV, grandchildren, Dillon Cassady and Brittany, Russell Turner and companion, Chandler Aliff, Chasity Turner and companion Joey, Hannah Cassady, Timothy and Allen Wyatt, great grandchildren, Andrea Cassady, Cohen Cassady, Jonah George, and several step Great Grandchildren, brothers, Jackie (Karen) of War WV, Raymond ( Mary) of Baltimore MD, Richard(Patty) of Bluefield, WV., a host of Nieces, Nephews, and Friends.Funeral Services will be conducted Tuesday, January 21, 2020 at 11 A.M. from the Word Assembly of God Church in War WV, with Pastor Melvin Muncy officiating; burial will follow at the Hartwell Cemetery in Newhall, WV. Friends may call Monday, January 20, 2020 from 5 P.M. to 8 P.M. at the Word Assembly of God Church in War WV. Joey Perkins, Austin Dillon, Jackie Dillon Jr, Roy Williams, Ronald “Tiny” Starcher, Charles Sturgill, Grayson Pendry, will serve as pallbearers.Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.fanningfuneralhomes.comFanning Funeral Home of War is serving the Cassady Family."


Darlene "Pinto" Day

1. Fanning Funeral Home; Iaeger, WV; Posted Obit.
"Darlene "Pinto" Day Kennedy, 61, of Jolo, WV, died Monday, February 13, 2017, at Buchanan General Hospital in Grundy, VA.

"Darlene was born December 4, 1955, a daughter of the late Will and Pebble Pruitt Day. She was a housewife, loving wife, mother, and grandmother. She always put her family first in everything. Darlene loved to sing and talking on the phone to family and friends. She said she was ready to go home and meet the Lord and today she did.

" In addition to her parents Darlene was preceded in death by a niece, Candace Mullins, and her in- laws, Joe and Agnes Kennedy.

"Survivors her husband of 44 years, Aaron Kennedy of the home; one son, Adam (Ollie) Kennedy of Jolo, WV; two daughters, Stephanie (Terry) Estep of Max Meadows, VA, and Shelia (Nick) Justus of Princeton, WV; eight grandchildren, Brandon, Taylor, Amber, Madison, Valencia, Braxton, Vanity and Victoria; two brothers, Herman (Betty) Day of Beartown, WV, and Curtis (Sylvia) Day of Asheboro, NC; five sisters, Marylis and Sharon Day both of Jolo, WV, Bonnie (Billy Joe) Kennedy also of Jolo, WV, Cora (Carl Wayne) Hagerman of Rockridge, WV, and Sue (Hobert) Mullins of Estep Ridge, WV; and a special brother-in-law, Bobby Kennedy of English, WV.

"Funeral services will be conducted Friday, February 17, 2017 at 1 o'clock with Evangelist Hobert Kennedy and Pastor Herman Day officiating at the Crossview Church of Christ on Stateline Ridge near Paynesville, WV. Burial will follow in the Lone Oak Cemetery at Three Forks near Jolo, WV...."
2. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Vitginia, 1858-1999"; Volume II; by Geneva Steele, Sandra
Long and Tom Hatcher; Page 184; "Will and Pebble Day"; article; submitted by Sue Mullins, PO Box
212, Jolo, WV 24850.


William Riley Keene Sr

1. Buchanan Co, VA; Marriage License #78 051130; Ancestry.com Web Site.
William Riley Keen; age 37; born 6 Apr 1941 in WV; divorced; this is his second marriage; first
marriage ended 22 Feb 1975; 12th grade education; living at Rt #1, Box 14B, Iaeger, WV; son of
Willie and Floria Melissia (Hurley) Keen; married on 9 Nov 1978 at Grundy, VA; Grace Adams,
maiden name Browning; age 38; born 22 Aug 1940 in WV; divorced' this is her third marriage; last
marriage ended 4 Apr 1975; living at Rt #1, Box 14B, Iaeger, WV; daughter of William and Belle
(Kerns) Browning.
2. Buchanan Co, VA; Marriage License #17559; Ancestry.com Website.
William Riley Keen; age 23; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; no previous marriage; laborer; living
at 137 Finley Rd, Bridgeton, NJ; son of Willie and Flora Malissa (Hurley) Keen; married on 30 Jun
1964 in Buchanan Co, VA; Agnes lester; age 20; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; no previous
marriage; unemployed; living at Mohawk, WV; daughter of Bart (sic, Mart) and Louise (Hunt) Lester.
3. "Bluefield Daily Telegraph"; Bluefield, WV; 2 Dec 2010; Newspaper Obit.
"CLEVELAND, Ohio — William R. Keen, 69, of Cleveland, Ohio, formerly of Johnnycake near Iaeger, W.Va., passed away Wednesday, November 10, 2010. "Mr. Keen was born April 6, 1941 at Litwar, W.Va., a son of the late Willie and Flora Hurley Keen. "In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by a son, Jeffery Keen; five brothers; and one sister. "Survivors include his wife, Agnes; three daughters, Shelita Keen, Stacy Keen and Roni Toth and husband Mike; three sons, William Keen, Jr. and wife Theresa, Dale Keen and wife Melissa and Brian Keen and wife Cassie; two sisters, Elouise Rowe and Polly Keen, both of Princeton, W.Va.; fifteen grandchildren; one great-grandchild; and numerous nieces and nephews. "Memorial services will be conducted Saturday, December 4, 2010 at 2 p.m. from the Mart Lester home place at Mohawk, W.Va., with Preacher Darrell Long officiating. Inurnment will follow in the Lester Family Cemetery at Mohawk, W.Va..."
4. FindAGrave.com Website; submitted by kenneth bowen; 19 Jan 2011; maintained by Bevera.
" William R. Keen
Birth 6 Apr 1941
Litwar, McDowell County, West Virginia, USA
Death 10 Nov 2010 (aged 69)
Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, USA
Burial
Lester Family Cemetery
Mohawk, McDowell County, West Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 64425602"


Agnes Louise Lester

1. Buchanan Co, VA; Marriage License #17559; Ancestry.com Website.
William Riley Keen; age 23; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; no previous marriage; laborer; living
at 137 Finley Rd, Bridgeton, NJ; son of Willie and Flora Malissa (Hurley) Keen; married on 30 Jun
1964 in Buchanan Co, VA; Agnes lester; age 20; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; no previous
marriage; unemployed; living at Mohawk, WV; daughter of Bart (sic, Mart) and Louise (Hunt) Lester.
2. Buchanan Co, VA; Marriage License #81-025041; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Larry Louis Klayko; age 39; born 27 Dec 1941 in OH; this is his 1st marriage; 12 grade education;
living at Box 608 Gilbert, WV; son of John Louis and Rose Mae (Shepherd) Klayko; married on 11
Jun1981 in Grundy, VA; Agnes Louise Keen; maiden name Lester; age 37; born 28 Feb 1944 in WV;
divorced; this is her 2nd marriage; first marriage ended in Feb 1975; 10th grade education; living at
Box 608 Gilbert, WV; daughter of Mart and Louise (Hunt) Lester.


James Sheffey Murray

1. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by Diane Midkiff; 12 Sep 2001.
" James Sheffey Murray
Birth 31 May 1856
Death 3 Nov 1933 (aged 77)
Burial
Rockbridge Baptist Church Cemetery
Grant, Grayson County, Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 5760721"

Additional Information Posted: "James Sheffey Murray was the son of Aulsey Murray and Martha (Comer) Murray, the husband of (1) Rhoda Pugh and (2) Thursey Lane, and the father of Lura Jane (Murray) Bonham, Joseph Cebert Murray, Martha M. (Murray) Russell, Vinnie (Murray) Lane, Nealie (Murray) Carter, Lelia Isabelle (Murray) Johnson, Claudia (Murray) McCreary, Paul Murray, Jerry Miah Murray, and Isaac Newton Murray."


Aulsey Stephen Murray

1. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by Carol Conrad; 29 Nov 2015.
" Aulsey Stephen Murray
Birth 12 Jan 1837
Orange County, North Carolina, USA
Death 1916 (aged 78–79)
Flat Ridge, Grayson County, Virginia, USA
Burial
Comer Cemetery
Troutdale, Grayson County, Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 155497033"

Additional Information Posted:
"MURRAY, Aulsey S.
"Name has been seen as Aubrey

"Co C 50 Va Inf CSA

"Married Martha Comer

Buried in Jonathan Comer Cemetery aka as Comer Cemetery in Troutdale

"NOTES
According to New River Notes the grave is in the Jonathan Comer Cemetery here known as the Comer Cemetery
Location: Troutdale
Directions: West of Troutdale Hwy (SR 16) on the south edge of Troutdale town limits.
A sign on Troutdale Hwy identifies the entrance to the cemetery.
The cemetery is not visible from the highway. Cross the stream and drive up the hill.
GPS Coordinates: N36.690704 W81.431305
Surveyed by: 15 March 2003 by Ginger Ballard, Rich Ballard and Susan Taylor Woodson.
Comments: There are 111 graves identified in this record. The sign pointing to this cemetery indicates that it was established in 1873.
Miscellaneous notes are from Bette Nelson and Paul Herndon."


Martha Jane Comer

1. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by Carol Conrad; 29 Nov 2015.
" Martha Jane Comer Murray
Birth Jan 1834
Grayson County, Virginia, USA
Death 1905 (aged 70–71)
Flat Ridge, Grayson County, Virginia, USA
Burial
Comer Cemetery
Troutdale, Grayson County, Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 15549705"


James Lafayette "Swamp" Hawkins

1. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by Marcia Lynne vonGuden; 21 Feb 2014.
" James Lafayette “Samp” Hawkins
Birth 27 Jun 1876
Grant, Grayson County, Virginia, USA
Death 8 Dec 1961 (aged 85)
Grant, Grayson County, Virginia, USA
Burial
Razor Ridge Cemetery
Grant, Grayson County, Virginia, USA Show Map
Plot Row 1"

Additional Information Posted:
"Son of James Martin Hawkins &
Lucinda (?)
Only known child born of this union

"Note***
His father later married;
Hester Adams
1890 Grayson Co, VA
One half-sibling
1 brother
******************************************
"1911 Grover Jake***see below

"Married Elizabeth "Lizzie" Ross
16 Feb 1899 Grayson Co, VA
Father of six children;
1 daughter & 5 sons
******************************************
"1901 James Huddleson
1902 Clarence Gillespie d. 1978 DE
1905 Winnie Dorcas (Broadwater) d. 1987 PA
1907 Victor Fielder***see below
1910 Ray Cicero***see below
1913 George Lee d. 1970 GA

"Married Martha Dina Johnson
Grayson Co, VA
Father of ten children;
7 daughters & 3 sons
******************************************
"1930 Mary Catherine (Blackwell)***see below
1931 Esther Fay (Rose)***see below
1933 Lucinda Ellen (Hash)***see below
1934 Ora May (Combs)***see below
1936 Geneva Florence (Davis) d. 2010 DE
1939 Edith Logene (Anderson)...see below
1941 Dottie Jean (McCann) d. 2008 MD
1943 Henry Jack...see below
1946 Ernest Leroy...see below
1951 Malcolm Douglas...see below"


Martha Dina Johnson

1. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by Marcia Lynne vonGuden; 21 Feb 2014.
" Martha Dina Johnson Hawkins
Birth 20 Feb 1908
Grayson County, Virginia, USA
Death 14 Jul 1995 (aged 87)
Marion, Smyth County, Virginia, USA
Burial
Razor Ridge Cemetery
Grant, Grayson County, Virginia, USA Show Map
Plot Row 1"

Additional Information Posted:
"Daughter of James Newton Johnson &
Mary Evelyn Smothers
One of twelve children;
8 sisters & 3 brothers
***************************************
"1902 Fanny Jane d. 1904
1904 James Christopher
1906 Rachel Elizabeth (Barker)***see below
1910 Clara Lee (Traynor)***see below
1912 Edith Logene (Whited)***see below
1913 Lelia (Price)
1915 Clifton Victor d. 1915
1916 Lillie Mae (Sullivan) d. 1940
1919 Geneva Kate (Perry)
1921 Roy Claude***see below
1926 Ruby Nell (Fulton) # 58100916

"Married James Lafayette Hawkins
Mother of ten children;
7 daughters & 3 sons
******************************************
"1930 Mary Catherine (Blackwell)***see below
1931 Esther Fay (Rose)***see below
1933 Lucinda Ellen (Hash)***see below
1934 Ora May (Combs)***see below
1936 Geneva Florence (Davis) d. 2010 DE
1939 Edith Logene (Anderson) # 69095597
1941 Dottie Jean (McCann) d. 2008 DE
1943 Henry Jack # 69220931
1946 Ernest Leroy # 69221392
1951 Malcolm Douglas # 71054668"