McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families and Individuals

Notes


Clifford Harrison Toler

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1950); Page 92; WV Archives Web Site.
Clifford Harrison Toler; age 21; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; living at Welch, WV; married on 19
Jul 1950 at Maitland, WV; Ruby Marie Belcher; age 19; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; living at
Maitland, WV; with consent of Sarah Belcher, mother of Ruby Marie Belcher.


Ruby Marie Belcher

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District, Rural; E.D. 24-41; taken on 12 Apr 1940;
Page 815A; Image 33 of 36; Household #280.
Listed as Ruby Belcher; age 8; born in WV; 1st grade education; attending school; lived in same
house on 1 Apr 1935; in household of step-father, Tobias S. Belcher.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1950); Page 92; WV Archives Web Site.
Clifford Harrison Toler; age 21; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; living at Welch, WV; married on 19
Jul 1950 at Maitland, WV; Ruby Marie Belcher; age 19; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; living at
Maitland, WV; with consent of Sarah Belcher, mother of Ruby Marie Belcher.


Frances Ann Campbell

1. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #15567; WV Archives Web Site.
Frances Ann Campbell; age 14 days; born 12 Nov 1930 in Welch, WV; daughter of C.N. R. and Hazel
(Fowler) Campbell; died 26 Nov 1930 at Big Four, WV; due to premature birth; buried 27 Nov 1930
in Belchet Mtn Cemetery, Kimball, WV; informant, C.N.R. Campbell, Big Four, WV.


Paul D. Kantor Sr

1. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1995"; 1995; Edited by Dr, Thomas C.
Hatcher; Geneva Steele; Sandra Long and Christine Carr McGuire; "Paul and Mary Kovacs Kantor
Family"; Article; Page 178; submitted by Helen K, Lindsey, 16541 Foothill Ave, North Edwards, CA
93523.
2. Cuyahoga County, Ohio, Marriage Records and Indexes, 1810-1973; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Paul Kantor
Marriage Date: 27 Apr 1918
Form Type: Marriage
Age: 36
Gender: Male
Birth Year: abt 1882
Birth Place: Hungary
Father: Andy
Mother: Lizzie Mitckej
Spouse: Mrs Mary Kajdae
Spouse Age: 35
Spouse Birth Year: abt 1883
Spouse Father: Joseph Kovacs
Spouse Mother: Mary Kavajet"
3. West Virginia, Naturalization Records, 1814-1991; LDS Web Site via Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Declaration of Intention"; McDowell Co, WV; signed by Paul Kantor; 22 Jul 1939.
Paul Kantor; age 57; born 20 Oct 1881 in Saras Patok, Hungary; 5' 4" tall; 135 lbs; light brown eyes;
grey hair; dark complexion; with small scar on right cheek; entered US on 19 Dec 1907 at New York,
NY; aboard the SS Ultonia from Fijome, Hungary as Pal Kantor; ; now living at Caretta, WV; married
Mary ____; 15 May 1916 in Cleveland, OH; she was born 8 Mar 1880 in Csobad, Hungary; entered
US at Trenton, NJ on 15 Sep1911; two children: Paul, Jr; born 17 Oct 1917 in Cleveland, OH; living
at Caretta, WV; and Andrew Joseph; born 31 Jan 1919 in Cleveland, OH; living in Caretta, WV.
4. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by ladisatt; 5 Feb 2005.
" Paul Kantor
Birth 20 Oct 1881
Hungary
Death 27 Nov 1969 (aged 88)
Bakersfield, Kern County, California, USA
Burial
East Kern Cemetery
Mojave, Kern County, California, USA
Plot Section M, Plot 71
Memorial ID 10431534"


Mary Helen Kovacs

1. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1995"; 1995; Edited by Dr, Thomas C.
Hatcher; Geneva Steele; Sandra Long and Christine Carr McGuire; "Paul and Mary Kovacs Kantor
Family"; Article; Page 178; submitted by Helen K, Lindsey, 16541 Foothill Ave, North Edwards, CA
93523.
2. Cuyahoga County, Ohio, Marriage Records and Indexes, 1810-1973; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Mrs Mary Kajdae
[Mrs Mary Kovacs]
Marriage Date: 27 Apr 1918
Form Type: Marriage
Age: 35
Gender: Female
Birth Year: abt 1883
Birth Place: Hungary
Father: Joseph Kovacs
Mother: Mary Kavajet
Spouse: Paul Kantor
Spouse Age: 36
Spouse Birth Year: abt 1882
Spouse Father: Andy
Spouse Mother: Lizzie Mitckej"
3. West Virginia, Naturalization Records, 1814-1991; LDS Web Site via Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Declaration of Intention"; McDowell Co, WV; signed by Paul Kantor; 22 Jul 1939.
Paul Kantor; age 57; born 20 Oct 1881 in Saras Patok, Hungary; 5' 4" tall; 135 lbs; light brown eyes;
grey hair; dark complexion; with small scar on right cheek; entered US on 19 Dec 1907 at New York,
NY; aboard the SS Ultonia from Fijome, Hungary as Pal Kantor; ; now living at Caretta, WV; married
Mary ____; 15 May 1916 in Cleveland, OH; she was born 8 Mar 1880 in Csobad, Hungary; entered
US at Trenton, NJ on 15 Sep1911; two children: Paul, Jr; born 17 Oct 1917 in Cleveland, OH; living
at Caretta, WV; and Andrew Joseph; born 31 Jan 1919 in Cleveland, OH; living in Caretta, WV.
4. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #699; WV Archives Web Site.
Mary Helen Kantor; age 57 yrs, 10 mons, 12 days; born 8 Mar 1883 in Austria-Hungary; married;
wife of Paul Kantor; age 59; housewife; living at Caretta, WV; daughter of Joseph Kovach and
unknown mother; died 20 jan 1941 in Stevens Clinic, Welch, WV; due to cardiac decompenstion;
diabetes mellitus and carcinoma od head of pancreas; buried 22 Jan 1941 in Caretta Cemetery, WV;
informant, paul Kantor, Caretta, WV.


Steven F. Kantor Sr

1. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1995"; 1995; Edited by Dr, Thomas C.
Hatcher; Geneva Steele; Sandra Long and Christine Carr McGuire; "Paul and Mary Kovacs Kantor
Family"; Article; Page 178; submitted by Helen K, Lindsey, 16541 Foothill Ave, North Edwards, CA
93523.
2. Tazewell Co, VA; Marriage License #28953; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Steve Kantor; age 24; born in Cleveland, OH; single; living at Caretta, WV; son of Paul and Mary
(Kovach) Kantor; married on 5 Nov 1938 in Tazewell, VA; Georgia Bell; age 24; born and living in
Welch, WV; daughter of John and Virgia (Carter) Bell.
3. New Jersey, Marriage Index, 1901-2016; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Stephen Kantor
Gender: Male
Marriage Date: 1942
Marriage Place: New Jersey, USA
Spouse: Julia Deak "
4. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by Jessi-Schnittchen; 1 Aug 2012; maintained by Find A Grave.
"Sgt Steve F Kantor
Birth 24 Dec 1913
Death 29 Mar 1977 (aged 63)
Burial
Calvary Cemetery
Perth Amboy, Middlesex County, New Jersey, USA
Memorial ID 94638264"

Inscription: SGT US ARMY * WORLD WAR II
5. Note: Steven and Helen Kantor are probably children of Mary's 1st marriage to ____Kajdas.


Julia Deak

1. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1995"; 1995; Edited by Dr, Thomas C.
Hatcher; Geneva Steele; Sandra Long and Christine Carr McGuire; "Paul and Mary Kovacs Kantor
Family"; Article; Page 178; submitted by Helen K, Lindsey, 16541 Foothill Ave, North Edwards, CA
93523.
2. New Jersey, Marriage Index, 1901-2016; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Julia Deak
Maiden Name: Deak
Gender: Female
Marriage Date: 1942
Marriage Place: New Jersey, USA
Spouse: Stephen Kantor "
3. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by Jessi-Schnittchen; 1 Aug 2012; maintained by Find A Grave.
" Julia Kantor
Birth 1917
Death 1984 (aged 66–67)
Burial
Calvary Cemetery
Perth Amboy, Middlesex County, New Jersey, USA
Memorial ID 94638280"


Ralph Mullins

1. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1995"; 1995; Edited by Dr, Thomas C.
Hatcher; Geneva Steele; Sandra Long and Christine Carr McGuire; "Roy Justus" Article; Page 178;
submitted by Lennie Justus, Box 414, Wytheville, VA 24382.


Geraldine Justice

1. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1995"; 1995; Edited by Dr, Thomas C.
Hatcher; Geneva Steele; Sandra Long and Christine Carr McGuire; "Roy Justus" Article; Page 178;
submitted by Lennie Justus, Box 414, Wytheville, VA 24382.


William "Willie" McGuire

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Raysal; E.D. 24-60; taken on 4 May 1940;
Page 1227A; Image 91 of 132; Household #719.
Listed as William McGuire; age 21; born in WV; married; 4th grade education; lived in same place
on 1 Apr 1935; loader in coal mine; head of household.
2. Family Tree; Willie McGuire; posted by muncies, Corvallis, Benton OR; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Obituary The Virginia Mountaineer, Grundy, Buchanan County, Virginia"
(Obit not posted. Only citation of source)
3. Family Tree; Willie McGuire; posted by muncies, Corvallis, Benton OR; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Parents; James and Rebecca (Stacy) McGuire.
4. U.S. WWII Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Willie McGuire
Gender: Male
Race: White
Relationship to Draftee: Self (Head)
Birth Place: Paynesville, West Virginia, USA
Birth Date: 1 Mar 1918
Residence: Bradshaw, Mcdowell, West Virginia, USA
Occupation: None
Weight: 147
Complexion: Light
Eye Color: Blue
Hair Color: Brown
Height: 6
Next of Kin: Alafair Mcguire
Relationship to Draftee: Wife
Household Members:
Name Relationship
Willie McGuire Self (Head)
Alafair Mcguire Wife"
5. United States Public Records, 1970-2009; LDS Web Site.
"Name Willie Mcguire
Residence Date 01 Jan 1998
Residence Place Raysal, West Virginia, United States
Birth Date 01 Mar 1918
Address Raysal, West Virginia 24879
Record Number 787420484"
6. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Willie McGuire
Gender: Male
Birth Date: 1 Mar 1918
Death Date: 22 May 1991
Claim Date: 30 Nov 1964
SSN: 228142272"
7. Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Willie McGuire
Death Date: 22 May 1991
Death Place: Tazewell, Virginia, USA"


Allafair Brewster

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; taken on 5 Apr 1930; Page 245A; Image 9 of
51; Family #72/73.
Listed as Alliefare Brewster; age 10; born in WV; in household of father, William M. Brewster.
2. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Raysal; E.D. 24-60; taken on 4 May 1940;
Page 1227A; Image 91 of 132; Household #719.
Listed as Alafair McGuire; age 20; born in WV; married; 1st grade education; lived in same place
on 1 Apr 1935; in household of husband, William McGuire.
3. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Alafair McGuire
[Alafair Brewster]
SSN: 235134093
Gender: Female
Race: White
Birth Date: 13 Mar 1919
Birth Place: Raysal McDow, West Virginia
[Raysal, West Virginia]
Death Date: 18 Aug 1993
Father: Willie Brewster
Mother: Emma Dunford
Type of Claim: Original SSN.
Additional Information: Evidence other than birth record submitted; U.S. citizen or alien allowed to work.
Notes: 02 Feb 1978: Name listed as ALAFAIR MCGUIRE"
4. Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Alafair McGuire
SSN: 235-13-4093
Last Residence:
24879 Raysal, Mcdowell, West Virginia, USA
BORN: 13 Mar 1920
Died: 18 Aug 1993
State (Year) SSN issued: West Virginia (1977-1978)"
5. Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Alafair McGuire
Death Date: 18 Aug 1993
Death Place: Tazewell, Virginia, USA"


Emma B. McGuire

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Raysal; E.D. 24-60; taken on 4 May 1940;
Page 1227A; Image 91 of 132; Household #719.
Listed as Emma B. McGuire; age 2 mons; born in WV; in household of father, William McGuire.


Woodrow Pat McGuire

1. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #4751; WV Archives Web Site.
Woodrow Pat McGuire; age 7 days; born 3 Feb 1947 in Raysal, WV; son of Willie and Alafair
(Brewster) McGuire; died 10 Feb 1947 at Raysal, WV; due to ???? jaundice; buried 11 Feb 1947 in
Dulford (sic, Dunford) Cemetery, Bartley, WV; informant, Willie McGuire, Raysal, WV.


Franklin Jefferson "Jeff" Osborne

1. 1920 Census, Tazewell Co, VA; Maiden Spring District; taken on 27/28 January 1920; Page 201A;
Image 19 of 24; Family #158/159.
Listed as Jeff Osborne; age 3 yrs, 11 mons; born in VA; in household of father, Gilbert C. Osborne.
2. Tazewell Co, VA; Marriage License #10697; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Jeff Osborne; age 21; born in Tannersville, VA; single; miner; living at Tannersville, VA; son of
Gilbert and Eliza (Lockhart) Osborne; married on 8 May 1937 in Tazewell, VA; Marjorie Gross;
age 21; born at Diggins, WV; single; living at Elbert, WV; daughter of Paris and Mollie (Myers)
Gross.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #1881; WV Archives Web Site.
Jeff, Frank Jefferson written in, Osborne; age 37; born 26 Nov 1915 in Tannersville, VA; married;
miner; SS#235-09-1507; living at Elbert, WV; son of Gilbert C. and Flieza Jane (Lockhart) Osborne;
died 28 feb 1952 in Grace Hospital, Welch, WV; due to severe 2nd and 3rd degree burns of face, body
and extremities; hot slate dump fell on him at mine in Gary, WV; buried 2 Mar 1952 in Iaeger Memorial.
4. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 11 Dec 2013.
Franklin Jefferson "Jeff" Osborne; born 26 Nov 1915; died 28 Feb 1952; buried here; headstone
photo shown; "REST IN PEACE".


Marjorie Belle Grose

1. FindAGrave.com Web Site; White City Cemetery, Fort Pierce, St. Lucie Co, FL; submitted by
Shirley Bybee; 3 Nov 2006.
Marjorie Belle Gross Cochran; born 15 May 1916 in WV; died 1 Nov 2006 in Fort Pierce, St.
Lucie Co, FL; buried here; double grave marker photo shown with husband, Glenn Ray
Cochran;
"Name: Marjorie Belle Cochran
Age: 90
Member of: Bible Baptist Church
Member of: Advent Christian Church
Spouses: Jeff Osborne (deceased) and Glen Cochran (deceased)
Children: Kenneth E. (Sharon) Osborne, Sue (Jack) Favorite, Ilene (Ray) Green, Sandra (Ken) DeGreif, Jeff (Louise) Osborne, Glenna (Stephen) Henwood, Anita (Joe) D'Aristotile
Grandchildren: K. J. and Jonathan Osborne, Walter Favorite, Tricia Wood and Cindy Morrell, Scott and Joe DeGreif, Karen Hollowell and Kathy Jennings; Kevin and Danielle D'Allessandro, and Nina, Joey and Valerie D'Aristotile
Great-grandchildren: 13
Parents: Paris K. and Mollie Ann Myers Gross (deceased)
Siblings: Rudolph (deceased), Donald (deceased), Carl (deceased), Richard (deceased) and James Gross (deceased), Bethel Graham (deceased) and Gay Peery (deceased), Alma (Orville) Harvey, Jamie Oakes and Robert (Barbara) Gross
Sisters-in-law: Christine Gross, Madeline Gross, Martha Cochran, Ercie French and Velva French..."


William Harvey Osborne

1.1900 Census, Tazewell Co, VA; Jeffersonville District; taken on 1 Jun 1900; Page 123B; Image 2 of 43;
Family #11/11.
Listed as William H. Osborn; age 5; born in Feb 1895 in VA; of grandfather, James H. Lockhart, with
parents.
2.1910 Census, Tazewell Co, VA; Maiden Spring District; taken on 12/13 May 1910; Page 196B; Image
22 of 23; Family #190/190.
Listed as Harvey Osburn; age 15; born in VA; in household of father, Gilbert C. Osborne.
3. 1920 Census, Tazewell Co, VA; Maiden Spring District; taken on 27/28 January 1920; Page 201A;
Image 19 of 24; Family #158/159.
Listed as Harvey Osburn; age 24; born in VA; married; in household of father, Gilbert C. Osborne,
with wife.


Oma

1. 1920 Census, Tazewell Co, VA; Maiden Spring District; taken on 27/28 January 1920; Page 201A;
Image 19 of 24; Family #158/159.
Listed as Omy Osburn; age 16; born in VA; married; in household of father-in-law, Gilbert C. Osborne,
with husband.