McDowell and Wyoming Co WV Families and Individuals

Notes


Silas Benjamin

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1960); Page 150; WV Archives Website.
Silas Benjamin; age 60; born in Marion, AL; widowed; colored; living at Box 432, Anawalt, WV;
married on 27 Dec 1960 at Upland, WV; Livenia Robinson; age 55; born at Blackwolfe, WV; widow;
colored; living at Anawalt, WV.


Luvenia Robinson

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1960); Page 150; WV Archives Website.
Silas Benjamin; age 60; born in Marion, AL; widowed; colored; living at Box 432, Anawalt, WV;
married on 27 Dec 1960 at Upland, WV; Livenia Robinson; age 55; born at Blackwolfe, WV; widow;
colored; living at Anawalt, WV.


Della Mae Sanders

1. 1920 Census, Washington Co, TN; 9th District; taken 24 Jan 1920; Page 13B; Family # 268/290.
Listed as Della M.. Sanders; age 3 mons; born in TN; in household of father, Hubert G. Sanders.
2. 1930 Census, Washington Co, TN; Johnson City; 9th District; taken 14 Apr 1930; Page 234B;
Family #413/449.
Listed as Della Sanders; age 10; born in TN; single; in household of father, Hubert G. Sanders.
3. 1940 Census, Washington Co, TN; Johnson City; E.D.90-27; taken 22 Apr 1940; Page 412B.
Household #230.
Listed as Della Sanders; age 19; born in TN; single; 6th grade education; lived in same place on
1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Hubert G. Sanders.
4. "Johnson City Press"; Johnson City, TN; Sunday; 16 Feb 1941; Page 13; Newspapers.com Website.
"Mr and Mrs H G Sanders this city announce the marriage of their daughter Della Mae to Harold
Taylor Head son of Mrs Carrie Head of Jonesboro on February 1 1941 at the office of Magistrate
R R Emmert Johnson City"
5. FindAGrave.com Website; submitted by Shirley C. Ogle; 16 Nov 2013.
" Della M Sanders Head
Birth 4 Nov 1919
Tennessee, USA
Death 15 Nov 2013 (aged 94)
Tennessee, USA
Burial
Union Church of Christ Cemetery
Jonesborough, Washington County, Tennessee, USA
Memorial ID 120388037"

Additional Information Posted:
"Mrs. Della Sanders Head, age 94, Jonesborough, passed away Friday, November 15, 2013 at the Asbury Center.

"Mrs. Head was a native of Washington County and daughter of the late Hubert Garfield & Bertha Hale Sanders.

"In addition to her parents, Mrs. Head was also preceded in death by her husband Harold T. "Jim" Head, foster son, Bobby Hale, three sisters and three brothers.

"She was a Homemaker and of the Baptist faith.

"Survivors include sister, Ruth Tesneary, Johnson City; cousins raised as brothers, James Krouse, Michigan and Charles Krouse, Johnson City; brother-in-law, Guy Pealer, Johnson City; special friends, Helen Cole, Michael Brummitt and Janice & Ronnie Lee; and several nieces, nephews, great & great-great nephews and nieces.

"The family would like to extend a special thank you to the staff of Asbury Center and Caris Hospice for their loving care.

"Funeral services will be conducted 2:00 pm Monday, November 18, 2013 at the Dillow-Taylor Funeral Home with Rev. William Pealer officiating. The family will receive friends from 1:00-2:00 pm Monday prior to the service. Interment services will follow at Union Cemetery.

"Pallbearers will be friends of family"


William H. "Wiley" Adkins

1. 1910 Census, Pittsylvania Co, VA; Callands District; taken 30 Apr 1910; Page 100A; Image 23 of 27;
Family #205/208.
Listed as William H. Adkins; age 38; born in VA; married once (before, this marriage was for 4 yrs);
mulatto; farmer; head of household.
2. 1920 Census, Pittsylvania Co, VA; Callands District; taken 22 Jan 1920; Page 74B; Image 18 of 35;
Family #180/181.
Listed as Wiley Adkins; age 48; born in VA; married; black; farmer; head of household.
3. Virginia, U.S., Death Records, 1912-2014: Ancestry.com Website.
"Name: William H Adkins
Gender: Male
Race: Black
Death Age: 87
Birth Date: abt 1875
Death Date: 22 Jan 1962
Death Place: Pittsylvania, Virginia, USA
Certificate Number: 1962002732"


Lucinda

1. 1910 Census, Pittsylvania Co, VA; Callands District; taken 30 Apr 1910; Page 100A; Image 23 of 27;
Family #205/208.
Listed as Lucinda Adkins; age 39; born in VA; married once (before, this marriage was for 4 yrs); 9
children; black; in household of husband, William H. Adkins.


Elbert Bernard Addair

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1956); Page 388; WV Archives Website.
Elbert Bernard Addair; age 19; born in Garland, WV; single; living at Lex, WV; married on 30 Mar
1956 at Beartown, WV; Ethel America Bishop; age 19; born in Bradshaw, WV; single; living at Lex,
WV; with consent of Orpha Belle Addair, mother of Elbert bernard Addair; father deceased and
Sanford C. and Sallie Bishop; parents of Ethel America Bishop.


Ethel America Bishop

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1956); Page 388; WV Archives Website.
Elbert Bernard Addair; age 19; born in Garland, WV; single; living at Lex, WV; married on 30 Mar
1956 at Beartown, WV; Ethel America Bishop; age 19; born in Bradshaw, WV; single; living at Lex,
WV; with consent of orpha Belle Addair, mother of Elbert bernard Addair; father deceased and
Sanford C. and Sallie Bishop; parents of Ethel America Bishop.
2. FindAGrave.com Website; submitted by Combs26; 30 Aug 2016.
" Ethel America Biship Addair
Birth 3 Dec 1937
Welch, McDowell County, West Virginia, USA
Death 17 Oct 2014 (aged 76)
McDowell County, West Virginia, USA
Burial
Short Ridge Cemetery
Garland, McDowell County, West Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 169124733"

Additional Information Posted: "October 19, 2014
"Heaven received a precious Angel on Friday Oct. 17, 2014. Ethel America (Bishop) Addair was born Dec. 3, 1937 at Welch, WV. She lived at Wise, VA. but was a longtime resident of Bradshaw, WV. She was preceded in death by her parents, Sanford and Sally Murray Biship, her loving husband of 57 years, Bernard Addair and daughter Melanie Hess. Ethel was a devoted member of the Jesus Church of Bartley, the Freemont Freewill Baptist, and Oakdale Center where she enjoyed worshipping with her family and friends. Ethel is survived by two sons; Kenneth (& Anita) Addair and Welsey (& Becky) Addair, one daughter; Vickie (& Chester) Ball, two grandsons; Shawn David Addair and Billy (& Mamie) Ball, 6 granddaughters or little dolls as she always called them; Charlotte (& Kevin) Auville, Marie (& Kevin) Owens, Brittany Addair-Tracy, Cassey (& Devon) Cline and Elizabeth (& Natosha) Hess. Ethel had three great-grandchildren; Kyle Auville, MaKena Owens and Blade Tracy. She also had one special Angel waiting on her in Heaven, Kendal Owens. Ethel had two brothers; Floyd (& Linda) Bishop and Ray (& Wanda) Bishop, three sisters; Sylvia (& Andy) Smith, Debbie (& Kevin) Blocker, and Paula (& David) Holley. She is preceded in death by one brother Douglas and one sister Glenna Fern. Ethel was a strong & most caring woman anyone could meet. Her smile & warm personality lit up any room she entered. She will be greatly missed by her family and friends. Her love for her family was the greatest gift she gave; from long talks about God to playing dress up with the grandbabies. Ethel was the most precious gift. She loved everyone & everyone loved her. She Poppy, Kendal & Melanie are now together forever.

"Visitation will be held Tuesday Oct. 21, 2014 at the Jesus Church of Bartley. Friends may call after 6:30 P.M. Services will begin at 7:00 P.M. with Pete Woods officiating. The funeral will be held Wed. Oct. 22, 2014 at 1:00 P.M. from the church. Burial will follow at Shortridge Cemetery, Garland, W.V."


Helen Louise Akers

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; taken on 11 Apr 1930; Page 104B;
Image 32 of 62; Family #326/320.
Listed as Helen Akers; age 8; born in WV; in household of father, Emmett Akers.
2. Russell Co, VA; Marriage License #10302; Ancestry.com Website.
Raymond Atwell; age 27; born in Pineville, WV; single; laborer; living at Hatcher, WV; son of W.L. and
Augusta (Farley) Atwell; married on 17 Apr 1959 in Lebanon, VA; Helen Louise Akers; age 31; born in
Welch, WV; single (sic, She had a previous marriage); waitress; living at Welch, WV; daughter of W.E.
and Pearl (Walls) Akers.
3. Public Records Index, 1950-1993, Volume 1; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Helen Lousie Atwell
Birth Date: 14 Sep 1921
Address: PO Box 712, Welch, WV, 24801-0712 (1993)"
4. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Name: Helen Louise Akers
[Helen Akers Parsons]
[Helen Atwell]
Gender: Female
Race: White
Birth Date: 14 Sep 1921
Birth Place: Maitland Mcd, West Virginia
Death Date: 22 Mar 2002
Father: William E Akers
Mother: Pearl Walls
SSN: 235307793
Disability Status: Disability denied - no record of type.
Notes: Dec 1941: Name listed as HELEN LOUISE AKERS;
Feb 1952: Name listed as HELEN AKERS PARSONS;
Jun 1965: Name listed as HELEN LOUISE ATWELL;
02 Apr 2002: Name listed as HELEN L ATWELL"
5. Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Helen L. Atwell
SSN: 235-30-7793
Last Residence:
24801 Welch, Mcdowell, West Virginia, USA
BORN: 14 Sep 1921
Died: 22 Mar 2002
State (Year) SSN issued: West Virginia (Before 1951)"