McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families

Notes


William C. "Bill" Bowman

1. Russell Co, VA; Marriage License #12714; Ancestry.com Web Site.
William C. Bowman; age 18; born in Welch, WV; single; serving in US Air Force; living at Raysal, WV;
son of Wimm H. and Hellen (Murray) Bowman; married on 19 May 1962 in Lebanon, VA; Martha Blankenship;
age 18; born and living in Bradshaw, WV; single; daughter of Ira and Cora (Maloney) Blankenship.
2. United States Public Records, 1970-2009; LDS Web Site.
"Also Known As William E Bowman
Residence Date 13 Nov 2000
Residence Place Bradshaw, West Virginia, United States
Birth Date 08 Jul 1943
Address Bradshaw, West Virginia 24817
Address Date 13 Nov 2000
2nd Address Bradshaw, West Virginia 24817
2nd Address Date 31 Dec 1996
3rd Address Bradshaw, West Virginia 24817
3rd Address Date 01 Nov 1984-01 Jan 1998
Possible Relatives Martha L Bowman, Veronica K Bowman
Record Number 171296161"


Martha Lou Blankenship

1. "Heritage of McDowell Co, WV 1858-1995", Vol I, "Ira Blankenship" article, page 102.
2. Russell Co, VA; Marriage License #12714; Ancestry.com Web Site.
William C. Bowman; age 18; born in Welch, WV; single; serving in US Air Force; living at Raysal, WV;
son of Wimm H. and Hellen (Murray) Bowman; married on 19 May 1962 in Lebanon, VA; Martha Blankenship;
age 18; born and living in Bradshaw, WV; single; daughter of Ira and Cora (Maloney) Blankenship.
3. Fanning Funeral Home; Iaeger, WV; Posted Obit.
"Martha Lou Blankenship Bowman, 73, of Bradshaw, WV, passed away Saturday, October 28 , 2017, in the McDowell Nursing And Rehabilitation Center at Gary, WV, following a long illness. Martha was born March 23, 1944 in Bradshaw, WV, a daughter of the late Ira "Fats" And Cora Maloney Blankenship. She was a retired Teacher Aide of the McDowell County Board of Education. She was a loving wife, mother and grandmother and enjoyed sewing, doing puzzles and cooking Sunday dinner for her family; she was of the Pentecostal faith. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by one brother, Crockett Blankenship. Survivors include her husband of 55 years, Bill Bowman of the home; three sons, William Todd Bowman and wife Veronica of Bradshaw, WV, Robert K. "Bobby" Bowman and wife Debbie of Welch, WV, and Patrick Allen Bowman and companion Verna Barnett of Raysal, WV; one granddaughter, Ashley Bowman of Bradshaw, WV; one brother, John H. Blankenship of Bradshaw, WV; and a special friend and room mate, Linda Nance of the McDowell Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Gary, WV. Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday, October 31, 2017, at 11 o’clock with Reverend Carolyn Bishop officiating at the Chapel of Fanning Funeral Home in Iaeger, WV. Burial will follow in the Riffe Cemetery on Atwell Mountain near Atwell, WV. ..."


Angela Lee Osborne

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; "Randall and Jennifer Osborne";
Article; Page 215; submitted by Jenifer Osborne, PO Box 436, Iaeger, WV; 24844.


Gilbert Cook

1. 1940 Census, Boone Co, WV; Crook District; Barrett; E.D. 3-2; taken on 9 Apr 1940; Page 30B;
Image 30 of 42; Household #238.
Listed as Gilbert Cook; age 19; born in WV; 3rd grade education; laborer for lumber company;
in household of brother, Ray Cook.
2. Boone Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1944); Page 472; WV Archives Web Site.
Gilbert Cook; age 26; born 28 Dec 1918 at Pine Knob, Raleigh Co, WV; living at Bald Knob, WV;
son of Albert and Lucinda Cook; married on 18 May 1944 in Madison, WV; Imogene Pauley; age 16;
born 25 Oct 1927 in Wharton, WV; ; living at Bald Knob, WV; daughter of Amos and Relma Pauley.


Imogene Pauley

1. Boone Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1944); Page 472; WV Archives Web Site.
Gilbert Cook; age 26; born 28 Dec 1918 at Pine Knob, Raleigh Co, WV; living at Bald Knob, WV;
son of Albert and Lucinda Cook; married on 18 May 1944 in Madison, WV; Imogene Pauley; age 16;
born 25 Oct 1927 in Wharton, WV; ; living at Bald Knob, WV; daughter of Amos and Relma Pauley.


Frank Benjamin Heath

1. 1930 Census, Raleigh Co, WV; Slab Fork District; taken on 2 Apr 1930; Page 226B; Image 2 of 35;
Family #14/20.
Listed as Frank Heath; age 10; born in WV; in household of father, James M. Heath.
2. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1944); Page 343; WV Archives Website.
Frank B. Heath; age 22; born in Rhodell, WV; single; living at Marianna, WV; son of M/M Jim Heath;
married on 4 Apr 1944 at Pineville, WV; Lissie Milam; age 21; born in Mohegan, WV; single; living
at Marianna, WV; daughter of Will and Vicey Milam.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1969); Page 466; WV Archives Website.
Frank Benjamin Heath; age 28; born in Rhodell, WV; divorced; living at Big Sandy, WV; married on
30 Dec 1948 in Welch, WV; Ethel Marie Webb; age 28; born in Mullens, WV; divorced; living at Big
Sandy, WV.
4. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Website.
"Name: Benjamin Franklin Heath [Benjamin F Heath] [Benjamin Heath]
Gender: Male
Race: White
Birth Date: 1 May 1920
Birth Place: Rhodell, West Virginia [Rhodell|]
Death Date: Jul 1978
Claim Date: 31 Jul 1971
Father: James Heath
Mother: Martha Rose
SSN: 236183613
Disability Status: Disability denied - no record of type.
Signature on SSN Card: Frank Heath
Relationship of Signature: Signature name differs from NH’s name.
Notes: Oct 1939: Name listed as BENJAMIN FRANKLIN HEATH;
30 Jul 1971: Name listed as BENJAMIN F HEATH;
28 Dec 1987: Name listed as BENJAMIN HEATH"
5. FindAGrave.com Website; submited by B. Walls; 2 Oct 2017.
" Frank B. Heath
Birth 1 May 1921
Death 28 Jul 1978 (aged 57)
Burial
Thompson Cemetery
Davy, McDowell County, West Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 183918503"


Ethel Marie Webb

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1969); Page 466; WV Archives Website.
Frank Benjamin Heath; age 28; born in Rhodell, WV; divorced; living at Big Sandy, WV; married on
30 Dec 1948 in Welch, WV; Ethel Marie Webb; age 28; born in Mullens, WV; divorced; living at Big
Sandy, WV.
2. U.S., Public Records Index, 1950-1993, Volume 2; Ancestry.com Website.
"Name: Ethel M Heath
Birth Date: 25 May 1921
Address: PO Box 21
Residence Place: Rhodell, West Virginia, USA
Zip Code: 25915-0021"


Luther Boyd Chaffin

1. 1930 Census, Dickenson Co, VA; Ervinton District; taken on 15 Apr 1930; Page 68B; Image 12 of 28;
Family #103/103.
Listed as Luther C. Chafin; age 14; born in VA; in household of father, Joseph Chaffin.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1944); Page 57; WV Archives Web Site.
Luther Chafin; age 28; born in VA; single; living at Marytown, WV; married on 21 Oct 1944 at Welch,
WV; Ruby Green; age 17; born at Capels, WV; single; living at Hemphill, WV; with consent of Julia
Thomson, mother of Ruby Green.


Ruby Marie Green

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1944); Page 57; WV Archives Web Site.
Luther Chafin; age 28; born in VA; single; living at Marytown, WV; married on 21 Oct 1944 at Welch,
WV; Ruby Green; age 17; born at Capels, WV; single; living at Hemphill, WV; with consent of Julia
Thomson, mother of Ruby Green.
2. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Ruby Marie Greene
[Ruby Marie Chafin]
[Ruby Chafin]
[Ruby Marie Green]
Gender: Female
Race: White
Birth Date: 14 Apr 1927
Birth Place: Capels McDow, West Virginia
[Capels, West Virginia]
Death Date: 20 Nov 2000
Father: Daniel Green
Mother: Juda Mullins
SSN: 234386260
Notes: Mar 1943: Name listed as RUBY MARIE GREENE; 05 Sep 1984: Name listed as RUBY MARIE CHAFIN; 28 Nov 2000: Name listed as RUBY M CHAFIN"
3. Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Ruby M. Chafin
SSN: 234-38-6260
Last Residence:
24881 Roderfield, Mcdowell, West Virginia, USA
BORN: 14 Apr 1927
Died: 20 Nov 2000
State (Year) SSN issued: West Virginia (Before 1951)"


Jackson Robinson Graham

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1969); Page 286; WV Archives Website.
Jackson Robinson Graham; age 31; born 7 Jun 1937 in Pageton, WV; single; living at Box 202,
Eckman, WV; son of Robert and Lizzie (Mitchem) Graham; married on 16 Jan 1969 at Eckman, WV;
Linda Gail Key; age 21; born 18 Jul 1947 in Welch, WV; single; living at Box 206, Crumpler, WV;
daughter of Alfred James and Dina Jane (Cecil) Key.


Linda Gail Key

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1969); Page 286; WV Archives Website.
Jackson Robinson Graham; age 31; born 7 Jun 1937 in Pageton, WV; single; living at Box 202,
Eckman, WV; son of Robert and Lizzie (Mitchem) Graham; married on 16 Jan 1969 at Eckman, WV;
Linda Gail Key; age 21; born 18 Jul 1947 in Welch, WV; single; living at Box 206, Crumpler, WV;
daughter of Alfred James and Dina Jane (Cecil) Key.


George William Vaselaros

1. Douglas Mortuary, Welch, WV; Posted Obit.
"George William “Greek” Vaselaros, 83, of Elbert passed away Tuesday, January 4, 2022 in McDowell Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Gary.
Born August 18, 1938 in Anawalt he was the son of the late George Vaselaros and Elsie Paul Vaselaros. He was a former US Steel employee, and a retired equipment operator with The Department of Highways. He was a member of the Gary #10 Pentecostal Holiness Church. He was an avid Pittsburg Steelers fan and he like to garden and fish. Greek will be sadly missed by all who knew and loved him.
In addition to his parents; he was preceded in death by two brothers, Tony and Costo Vaselaros; one sister, Athena Molnar; one nephew, Sammy Vaselaros and one grandson, Charlie Reed.
Those left to cherish his memories are his wife Betty Goins Vaselaros of the home; a son, Louis Vaselaros and wife Diane of Welch; three daughters, Athena Spencer and husband Gordon of Shelby, NC, Melissa Reed and companion George of Shelby, NC, and Prudy Sebok of Charleston; one brother Louis Vaselaros on Ponce Inlet, FL; one nephew, Frankie Molnar and wife Prudy of East Lake, OH; 5 grandchildren, Tiffany Lester and husband Greg, April Means and husband James, Ryan Spencer, and Devon and Kaylee Sebok; and 7 great grandchildren, Kylie and Emery Lester, Ryley and Charles Spencer, Kyler, Ben and Elsie Means.
In keeping with Greek’s wishes he will be cremated and a service to honor his memory will be held at a later date.
The Douglas Mortuary in Welch is serving the family. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.douglasmortuary.com"