McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families and Individuals

Notes


Sythia Marie Carter

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Pucket Ridge Road; taken 5 Apr 1930; Page
245A; Image 9 of 51; Family #75/76
Listed as Sylvia Carter; age 9; born in WV; in household of father, Charles S. Carter
2. Buchanan Co, VA; Marriage License #18417; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Oliver N. Christian; age 21; born in Buchanan Co, VA; single; farmer; no previous marriage; living at
Patterson, Buchanan Co, VA; son of James and Cosby (Crigger) Christian; married on 5 Aug 1938
at Stacy VA; Sytha Carter; age 21; born in Buchanan Co, VA (sic, Paynewsville, McDowell Co, WV);
single; no previous marriage; living at Patterson, VA; daughter of Charley and Cara (Rowe) Carter.
3. Russell Co, VA; Marriage License #77 005841; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Lloyd A. Beehler; age 50; born 2 Feb 1927 in Jefferson Co, OH; divorced; this is his 2nd marriage;
8th grade education; living at Berea, Cuyahoga Co, OH; son of Frank and Marion (Kyal) Beehler;
married on 24 Feb 1977 in Lebanon, VA; Sythia Marie Lederer; maiden name Carter; age 56; born
26 Jun 1920 in Bradshaw, WV; widow; this is her 3rd marriage, 8th grade education; living at
26957 Sprague Rd, Coulubia Station, Lorraine Co, OH; daughter of Charles S. and Clara (Davis)
Carter.
4. Ohio, Divorce Abstracts, 1962-1963, 1967-1971, 1973-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Sythia M Beehler
Birth Year: 1920
Times Married: 1
Residence: Berea, Cuyahoga
Spouse's Name: Lloyd A Beehler
Spouse's Birth Year: 1933
Spouse - Times Married: 2
Spouse's Residence: Berea, Cuyahoga
Marriage Duration (Years): 03
Number of Minor Children: 0
To Whom Decree Granted: Dissolution
County of Decree: Cuyahoga
Decree Date: 12 Jun 1980
Cerificate Number: 23415
Volume Number: 4342"
5. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Sythia Marie Christian
[Sythia Marie Lederer]
[Sythia Lederer]
[Sythia Marie Carter]
Gender: Female
Race: White
Birth Date: 26 Jun 1920
Birth Place: Paynesville, West Virginia
Death Date: 6 Feb 1997
Father: Charlie S Carter
Mother: Clara Blankenship
SSN: 234428249
Notes: Jul 1944: Name listed as SYTHIA MARIE CHRISTIAN;
Sep 1955: Name listed as SYTHIA MARIE LEDERER;
27 Feb 1997: Name listed as SYTHIA M LEDERER"
6. Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Sythia M. Lederer
SSN: 234-42-8249
Last Residence:
44138 Olmsted Falls, Cuyahoga, Ohio, USA
BORN: 26 Jun 1920
Died: 6 Feb 1997
State (Year) SSN issued: West Virginia (Before 1951)"
7. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1999"; 1999; By Geneva Steel, Tom Hatcher
and Sandra Long; "Charlie and Clara Carter"; article; Page 116; submitted by Geneva Dawson
Steele, HC 61; Box 37-B, Paynesville, WV 24873.


Arney Joe Nelson Jr

1. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Arney Joe Nelson Jr
[Arney J Nelson Jr Jr]
Gender: Male
Race: White
Birth Date: 20 Feb 1944
Birth Place: Lenoir Caldw, North Carolina
[Caldwell CO, North Carolina]
Death Date: 2 Jan 2000
SSN: 242663031
Notes: Jul 1959: Name listed as ARNEY JOE NELSON JR;
06 Jan 2000: Name listed as ARNEY J NELSON JR"
2. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by anthony Unknown; 7 Apr 2012.
" Arney Joe Nelson, Jr
Birth 20 Feb 1945
Death 2 Jan 2000 (aged 54)
Burial
Bethel Advent Christian Church Cemetery
Lenoir, Caldwell County, North Carolina, USA "


Wanda Lee Marshall

1. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by anthony Unknown; 7 Apr 2012; maintained by shellye
lail Loggins.
" Wanda Lee Marshall Nelson
Birth 11 Jul 1952
Death 17 Feb 2000 (aged 47)
Burial
Bethel Advent Christian Church Cemetery
Lenoir, Caldwell County, North Carolina, USA "


Theodore "Ted" Rakes

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1959); Page 296; WV Archives Web Site.
Theodore Rakes; age 19; born and living in Hemphill, WV; single; married on 7 Nov 1959 in
Hemphill, WV; Sarah Mae Rocchi; age 18; born in Roderfield, WV; single; living in Welch, WV; with
consent of Sarah Mae Rakes, mother of Theodore Rakes, father deceased; and Dora Mae Rocchi;
mother of Sarah Mae Rocchi, father deceased.
2. Russell Co, VA; Marriage License #76-031300; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Theodore Rakes; age 36; born 23 Apr 1940 in McDowell Co, WV; divorced; this is his 2nd marriage;
2 yrs HS education; living at Box 144, Hemphill, WV; son of Charles Ellis and Sarah (Roberts) Rakes;
married on 17 Jul 1976 in Lebanon, VA; Shelia Elizabeth Potter; maiden name Bennett; age 28; born
6 Aug 1947 in McDowell Co, WV; divorced; this is her 3rd marriage; 1 yr HS education; living at Box
54, Hemphill, WV; daughter of Glynn Allen and Bertha (Sizemore) Bennett.
3. Giles Co, VA; Marriage License #81-059554; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Theodore Rakes; age 41; born 23 Apr 1940 in WV; this is his first (sic, 2nd) marriage; 10th grade
education; living at Box 203, Hemphill, WV; son of Charles Ellis and Sarah Mae (Roberts) Rakes;
married on 12 Dec 1981 in Pembroke, VA; Linda Darlene Blackburn; agr 28; born 10 Jan 1953 in WV;
this is her 1st marriage (sic?); 10th grade education, GED; living at Box 122, Hemphill, WV; daughter
of Thomas Victor and Daisy Lee (Marinelli) Blackburn.
4. Douglas Mortuary, Welch, WV; Posted Obit.
"Theodore “Ted” Rakes, 79, of Welch passed away Friday, February 28, 2020 at his home.
Born April 23, 1940 in Welch he was the son of the late Charles Ellis Rakes and Sarah Mae Roberts Rakes. He was a resident of Welch the greater part of his life. He was a retired coalminer having worked for Cannelton Coal Co, Superior and Maple Meadows Coal Co. He was a former coal truck driver, and heavy equipment operator and line man for various construction companies. He loved watching NASCAR races.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by a son David Blackburn; a daughter Renee Blackburn; three sisters Carolyn Kidd, Mary Ann Rose and Priscilla Morgan; and a brother Gary Rakes.
Those left to cherish his memory are his wife Linda Darlene Blackburn Rakes of the home; four daughters, Dreama Lynn England Reed and husband Andy of Coal City, Lisa Blackburn of Welch, and Sonya and Sandi Rakes both of Christiansburg, VA; a sister, Patricia Mullins of Hemphill; a very special nephew, Butch Rakes of Bishop, VA whom he thought of as a son; and 11 grandchildren and 9 great grandchildren.
Funeral service will be held Tuesday, March 3, at 11 a.m. in the Douglas Mortuary Chapel in Welch with the Reverend Danny Blackburn officiating. Burial will follow in Woodlawn Memorial Park in Bluewell.
Friends may call at the funeral home Monday from 6-8 p.m.
Pallbearers will be Tommy Blackburn, Andy Reed, Drew Reed, Butch Rakes, Gary Rakes and Lacy Mullins.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at douglasmortuary.com."


Sarah Mae Rocchi

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage records; Vol #__(1959); Page 296; WV Archives Web Site.
Theodore Rakes; age 19; born and living in Hemphill, WV; single; married on 7 Nov 1959 in
Hemphill, WV; Sarah Mae Rocchi; age 18; born in Roderfield, WV; single; living in Welch, WV; with
consent of Sarah Mae Rakes, mother of Theodore Rakes, father deceased; and Dora Mae Rocchi;
mother of Sarah Mae Rocchi, father deceased.