McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families and Individuals

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Dwight David Smith

1. "The Register-Herald" Beckley, WV; Sunday, 6 Apr 2008; Newspaper Obit.
"MORGANTOWN -- Dwight David Smith, 51, of Morgantown, W.Va., formerly of Fanrock, W.Va., went to be with Jesus on Thursday afternoon, April 3, 2008, following a courageous battle with cancer.
David was born Feb. 8, 1957. He was a son of the late Arthur and Blanche Lusk Smith of Fanrock.

"He was a coal miner for 27 years and attended Zoar House of Prayer in Morgantown where he ministered. He loved the Lord with all his heart and was an avid Mountaineer football fan and sports card collector. He dedicated his life to serving the Lord and helping people in need. He will be sadly missed and his memories will always be cherished.

"Those left to mourn his passing include his wife of five years, Laura Hensdill Smith of Morgantown; a daughter, Alisha Mongeni and husband Earl of Mullens; a son, Dwight Smith and wife Jennifer of Pineville; two grandchildren, Kalyssa Smith and Tyler Piercy, also, an additional granddaughter is expected to arrive in July; three sisters, Thelma Cook of Fanrock, Margaret Stafford and husband Charles of Oceana, and Ollie Bognar and husband John of Ocala, Fla.; nine brothers, Howard Smith of Lakeland, Fla., B.C. Smith and wife Sandy of Warner Robins, Ga., Arthur "Art" Smith and wife Sandy of Hammonton, N.J., Roger Smith and wife Debbie of Pineville, Gene Smith of Fanrock, George Smith and wife Wendy of Lynco, James Smith and wife Debbie also of Lynco, Thomas Smith and wife Sandy of Trinity, N.C., and Mervin Smith and wife Robin of Charleston, W.Va.; and a host of church friends.

"Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday, April 9, 2008, at 12 o'clock, with Evangelist Joe Martin officiating at the Brier Creek Tabernacle in Fanrock. Burial will follow in the Lusk-Smith Family Cemetery at Fanrock.

"His brothers will serve as pallbearers...."


William Clay Armstrong

1. Tennessee, Marriage Records, 1780-2002; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: William Clay Armstrong
Gender: Male
Marriage Date: 3 Jun 1938
Marriage Place: McMinn, Tennessee, USA
Spouse: Jean Patty "
2. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: William Clay Armstrong
[W C Armstrong]
Gender: Male
Race: White
Birth Date: 13 Dec 1912
Birth Place: Athens, Alabama
Death Date: 17 Sep 1992
Father: Francis H Armstrong
Mother: Bessie Tilman
SSN: 489109942
Notes: Nov 1936: Name listed as WILLIAM CLAY ARMSTRONG;
26 Sep 1992: Name listed as W C ARMSTRONG"
3. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by #graveyardpoet; 18 Oct 2011.
" William Clay “Bill” Armstrong
Birth 13 Dec 1912
Limestone County, Alabama, USA
Death 17 Sep 1992 (aged 79)
Fulton County, Georgia, USA
Burial
Big Canoe Chapel Cemetery
Marblehill, Pickens County, Georgia"


Jean Patty

1. Tennessee, Marriage Records, 1780-2002; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Jean Patty
Gender: Female
Marriage Date: 3 Jun 1938
Marriage Place: McMinn, Tennessee, USA
Spouse: William Clay Armstrong "
2. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Jean Patty Armstrong
[W C Armstrong]
[Jean Armstrong]
[Jean Patty Patty]
Gender: Female
Race: White
Birth Date: 4 Dec 1916
Birth Place: McDowell Mcd, West Virginia
Death Date: 27 Oct 2004
Father: Graydon K Patty
Mother: Bess Ragsdale
SSN: 414565450
Notes: Oct 1953: Name listed as JEAN PATTY ARMSTRONG; :
Name listed as W C ARMSTRONG;
05 Nov 2004: Name listed as JEAN P ARMSTRONG"
3. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by #graveyardpoet; 18 Oct 2011.
" Jean P. Patty Armstrong
Birth 4 Dec 1916
Welch, McDowell County, West Virginia, USA
Death 27 Oct 2004 (aged 87)
Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee, USA
Burial
Big Canoe Chapel Cemetery
Marblehill, Pickens County, Georgia"


Dallas Erwin Revels

1. 1910 Census, Surry Co, NC; Pilot Township; taken 7 May 1910; Page 221B; Image 26 of 33;
Family #225;227.
Listed as Dallis E. Revels; age 3; born in NC; mulatto; in household of father, James W. Revels.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1927); Page 121; WV Archives Web Site.
Erwin Revels; age 22; born in Pilot Mtn, NC; single; black; brakeman; living at Jenkinjones, WV;
son of Mattie and James Revels; married on 14 Jun 1927 at Welch, WV; Thelma Taylor;
age 20; single; black; daughter of Cora and Robert Taylor.


Thelma Taylor

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1927); Page 121; WV Archives Web Site.
Erwin Revels; age 22; born in Pilot Mtn, NC; single; black; brakeman; living at Jenkinjones, WV;
son of Mattie and James Revels; married on 14 Jun 1927 at Welch, WV; Thelma Taylor;
age 20; single; black; daughter of Cora and Robert Taylor.


Melvin Eugene Colbird

1. US Public Records, 1970-2009; LDS Web Site.
"Name Melvin E Colbird
Residence Date 01 Mar 2000-15 Nov 2007
Residence Place Bud, West Virginia, United States
Birth Date 06 Jun 1959
Phone Number..."
"...Phone Number Recorded Date 15 Nov 2007
Address 247 PO Box
Address Continued Bud, West Virginia 24716
Address Date 01 Mar 2000-15 Nov 2007..."


Leslie Click

1. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1999"; 1999; By Geneva Steel, Tom Hatcher
and Sandra Long; "Harve and Roseanna Click Family"; article; Page 120; submitted by Mary Ann
Prater Justice; PO Box 458, War, WV 24892.
2. WWII Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Leslie Click
Race: White
Age: 19
Relationship to Draftee: Self (Head)
Birth Date: 18 Jun 1923
Birth Place: Caretta, West Virginia, USA
Residence Place: Big Creek, Mcdowell, West Virginia, USA
Registration Date: 30 Jun 1942
Registration Place: Big Creek, Mcdowell, West Virginia, USA
Employer: Carter Coal Co
Weight: 150
Complexion: Light
Eye Color: Blue
Hair Color: Blonde
Height: 5 9
Next of Kin: Rose Anna Click
Household Members:
Name Relationship
Leslie Click Self (Head)"
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1946); Page 409; WV Archives Web Site.
Leslie Click; age 22; born and living at Caretta, WV; single; married on 1 May 1946 in Welch, WV;
Thelma Elsie Quesenberry; age 19; born in Newhall. WV; single; living in Cucumber, WV; with
consent of Bertie Quesenberry, mother of Thelma Elsie Quesenberry.
4. Tazewell Co, VA; Marriage License #88-011311; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Leslie Click; age 64; born 18 Jun 1923 in WV; widowed; this is his 2nd marriage; 1st marriage ended
23 May 1985; 3rd grade education; living at Box 35, South Milford, Largange Co, IN; son of Harve
and Rosana (Hicks) Click; married on 23 Mar 1988 in Tazewell, VA; Hattie Arlene Stevenson,
maiden name Nunley; age 55; born 9 Oct 1932 in WV; widowed; this is her 2nd marriage; 1st
marriage ended 22 Nov 1986; 9th grade education; living at Box 36; Newhall, WV; daughter of Ezra
Linkous and Nellie Jane (Bowman) Nunley.


Thelma Elsie Quesenberry

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1946); Page 409; WV Archives Web Site.
Leslie Click; age 22; born and living at Caretta, WV; single; married on 1 May 1946 in Welch, WV;
Thelma Elsie Quesenberry; age 19; born in Newhall. WV; single; living in Cucumber, WV; with consent
of Bertie Quesenberry, mother of Thelma Elsie Quesenberry.


George McClellan "Cell" Burks

1. 1900 Census, Buchanan Co, VA; Rock Lick District; taken on 9 Jun 1900; Page 271B; Image 18
of 49; Family #154/155.
Listed as George M. Burks; age 3; born in Jul 1896 in VA; in household of father, Green Burks.
2. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Panther; E.D. 24-58; taken on 27 Jul 1940;
Page 1136A; Image 33 of 60; Household #238.
Listed as Clell Burks; age 43; born in VA; married; 5th grade education; lived in same house on
1 Apr 1935; farmer; head of household.


Biddie McCoy

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Panther; E.D. 24-58; taken on 27 Jul 1940;
Page 1136A; Image 33 of 60; Household #238.
Listed as Biddie Burks; age 41; born in VA; married; 4th grade education; lived in same house on
1 Apr 1935; in household of husband, Clell Burks.


Florence Burks

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Panther; E.D. 24-58; taken on 27 Jul 1940;
Page 1136A; Image 33 of 60; Household #238.
Listed as Florence Burks; age 11; born in WV; no education; not attending school; lived in same
house on1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Clell Burks.


Joel R, Adams

1. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by Wamplerg; 3 Jun 2017.
" Joel R. Adams
Birth 3 Mar 1831
North Carolina, USA
Death 17 Apr 1913 (aged 82)
Russell County, Virginia, USA
Burial
Adams Chapel Cemetery
Castlewood, Russell County, Virginia, USA"

Additional Information Posted:
"Joel R. ADAMS
3 MAR 1831 in NC - 17 APR 1913

"Burial: 20 APR 1913 Adams Cemetery, Adams Chapel Church Castlewood, Russell Co., VA

"Parents: James and Mary ADAMS

"Marriage 1 Estretta Elistrata Rutha WILLIAMS
Married: 26 JUL 1855 in Russell Co. VA 1

"Children;

"? ADAMS
Andrew P. ADAMS b: 3 APR 1856
Louisa J ADAMS b: 8 MAR 1858
James Limuel ADAMS b: 7 NOV 1860
Jonah ADAMS b: 26 FEB 1864
Nancy Caroline ADAMS b: 1 JAN 1867
Sarah Alice ADAMS b: 8 AUG 1869
Charles F. ADAMS b: 12 FEB 1872
John Quincy ADAMS b: 2 OCT 1874"


Estretta Elistrata Rutha Williams

1. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by Wamplerg; 3 Jun 2012.
" Estretta Elistrata Rutha Williams Adams
Birth 7 Sep 1838
Russell County, Virginia, USA
Death 24 Nov 1914 (aged 76)
Russell County, Virginia, USA
Burial
Adams Chapel Cemetery
Castlewood, Russell County, Virginia, USA"

Additional Information Posted:
"Estretta Elistrata Rutha WILLIAMS
7 SEP 1838 - 21 NOV 1914
Burial: 24 NOV 1914 Adams Cemetery, Adams Chapel Church Russell Co., VA

"Note: Name on tombrock Elistteirity

"Parents: Stephen and Sarah BLANKENSHIP WILLIAMS

"Marriage Joel R. ADAMS
Married: 26 JUL 1855 in Russell Co. VA 1

"Children;

"? ADAMS
Andrew P. ADAMS b: 3 APR 1856
Louisa J ADAMS b: 8 MAR 1858
James Limuel ADAMS b: 7 NOV 1860
Jonah ADAMS b: 26 FEB 1864
Nancy Caroline ADAMS b: 1 JAN 1867
Sarah Alice ADAMS b: 8 AUG 1869
Charles F. ADAMS b: 12 FEB 1872
John Quincy ADAMS b: 2 OCT 1874"