McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families and Individuals

Notes


Thomas Christian

1. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by Malene Bennett, 1 Nov 2010.
" Thomas J Christian
Birth 26 Mar 1891
Cordova, Greenbrier County, West Virginia, USA
Death 30 Jul 1941 (aged 50)
Cordova, Greenbrier County, West Virginia, USA
Burial
Morningside Cemetery
Renicks Valley, Greenbrier County, West Virginia, USA "

Addieional Information Posted:
"Son of Harvey B Christian and Matilda Ellis, husband of Rebecca Jane Blankenship:


Rebecca Jane Blankenship

1. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by Stone Branches; 22 Apr 2015.
" Rebecca Jane Blankenship Christian
Birth 22 Jul 1893
Williamsburg, Greenbrier County, West Virginia, USA
Death 15 Jan 1975 (aged 81)
Renick, Greenbrier County, West Virginia, USA
Burial
Morningside Cemetery
Renicks Valley, Greenbrier County, West Virginia, USA"

Additional Information Posted:
"Mother Luretha Workman b. 9/25/1868 West Virginia d. 11/02/1932 York Co, PA. Burial unknown

"Married Thomas J Christian April 22 1914 Benton, Arkansas. Children of this union:
Norris Harold
Hallie W b. 1918
Morris Thomas
Helen b. 1923
Calvin Lee
Callie b. 1926
Bubie J b. 1930"


Robert N. Graham

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage records; Vol #__(1919); Page 309; WV Archives Web Site.
Robert N. Graham; age 21; born in Pulaski Co, VA; single; farmer; living at Filbert, WV; son of J.A. and
Laura; married on 7 Jun 1919 at Welch, WV; Barbara E. Day; age 19; born in McDowell Co, WV;
single; daughter of G.W. and Maggie.


Barbara E. Day

1. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; taken on 3 May 1910; Page 98A; Image 23 of 24;
Family #212/212.
Listed as Barbara Day, age 6, born in WV; in household of father, George W. Day.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage records; Vol #__(1919); Page 309; WV Archives Web Site.
Robert N. Graham; age 21; born in Pulaski Co, VA; single; farmer; living at Filbert, WV; son of J.A. and
Laura; married on 7 Jun 1919 at Welch, WV; Barbara E. Day; age 19; born in McDowell Co, WV;
single; daughter of G.W. and Maggie.


Oscar Clifford Brewster

1. Russell Co, VA; Marriage Locense #19595; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Oscar Brewster; age 47; born in Caretta, WV; widowed; miner; married once before; living at War, WV; son of Tom
and Minnie (Graham) Brewster; married on 13 Jun 1964 at Lebanon, VA; Georgie Opal Muncy; maiden name,
Georgie Christine (sic, Christian); age 26; born in Wolford, VA; divorced; married twice before; living at Lebanon,
VA; daughter of Thomas H. and Mary E. (Stacy) Christian.


Georgia Opal Christian

1. Russell Co, VA; Marriage License #31449; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Alfred Muncy; age 38; born in Bradshaw, WV; widowed; one previous marriage; miner; living at
Warriormine, WV; son of Riley and Patsy (Hagerman) Muncy; married on 31 Oct 1953 in Russell Co,
VA; Georgia Opal Christian; age 25; born in Blackey, VA; single; living at War, WV; daughter of Harvey
and Merry E. (Stacy) Christian.
2. Russell Co, VA; Marriage Locense #19595; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Oscar Brewster; age 47; born in Caretta, WV; widowed; miner; married once before; living at War,
WV; son of Tom and Minnie (Graham) Brewster; married on 13 Jun 1964 at Lebanon, VA; Georgie
Opal Muncy; maiden name, Georgie Christine (sic, Christian); age 26; born in Wolford, VA; divorced;
married twice before; living at Lebanon, VA; daughter of Thomas H. and Mary E. (Stacy) Christian.
3. Douglas Mortuary, Welch, WV; Posted Obit.
"Georgia Opal Brewster was called from this life by her Lord and Savior on Thursday, September 8, 2016 at Bluefield Regional Medical Center. She was eighty eight years old.
"Georgia was the tenth and youngest child of Thomas Christian and Mary Stacy Christian. She was born on February 11, 1928. She was the loving wife of Oscar C. Brewster who preceded her in death in 1999. She was also preceded in death by four of her seven natural born children: Thomas Sampson Harmon, Thelma Darlene Campbell, Junior Lee Brewster, and Karen Denise Johnson. Also by two grandchildren, Crystal Black and Jackie Johnson, and one great grandchild Sydney Black.
"She leaves behind three natural born children, James Harmon, Palma Baker, and Carolyn Kirk; as well as one grandson that she raised as a son, Rockwell Seay, ESQ. Also are six other grandchildren, Jimmy Harmon, Brian Earls, Curtis Kirk, Cody Brewster, Brandon Brewster, and Dr. Sabrina Ray, Pharm.D. Georgia also leaves behind great grandchildren, Jacob Harmon, Jared Harmon, Tyler Harmon, Jordan Harmon, Lia Patterson, Conner Kirk, Amelya Ray, Sarah Earls, Joshua Earls, Eleanor Seay, Beau Seay, and Philippa Seay. And great great grandchildren, Damian Harmon, Salem Harmon, Oliver Harmon, Braelyn Harmon, and Kingston Harmon.
"Services will be held to celebrate her life at the Emmanuel Baptist Church in War, WV on Monday, September 12. Viewing will be from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. with the funeral to immediately follow. She will be laid to rest thereafter at Grandview Memory Gardens..."
4. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by F. Hylton; 15 Apr 2017.
"Georgia Opal Christian Brewster
Birth 11 Feb 1928
Death 8 Sep 2016 (aged 88)
Bluefield, Mercer County, West Virginia, USA
Burial
Grandview Memory Gardens
Bluefield, Tazewell County, Virginia, USA "


Steve Milburn Hamro Jr

1. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1999"; 1999; By Geneva Steel, Tom
Hatcher and Sandra Long; "The William East Family"; Article; Page 141; submitted by Angela East,
Coalwood, WV 24824.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1967); Page 481; WV Archives Web Site.
Steve Milburn Hamro, Jr; age 22; born 26 Sep 1945 in Welch, WV; single; no previous marriage;
living at Box 8, Berwind, WV; son of Steve M. and Helen (Gal) Hamro; married on 9 Deb 1967 in
Bartley, WV; Regina Dianne Hale; age 19; born 17 Mar 1948 in Bartley, WV; single; no previous
marriage; living at Bartley, WV; daughter of William Edward and Iris Wilma (Perkins) Hale; with
consent of William E. and Iris W. Hale, parents of Regina Dianne Hale.


Rhomda Perry

1. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1999"; 1999; By Geneva Steel, Tom
Hatcher and Sandra Long; "The William East Family"; Article; Page 141; submitted by Angela East,
Coalwood, WV 24824.


Steve Hamro III

1. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1999"; 1999; By Geneva Steel, Tom
Hatcher and Sandra Long; "The William East Family"; Article; Page 141; submitted by Angela East,
Coalwood, WV 24824.


Chance Hamro

1. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1999"; 1999; By Geneva Steel, Tom
Hatcher and Sandra Long; "The William East Family"; Article; Page 141; submitted by Angela East,
Coalwood, WV 24824.


Orville Lowry

1. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1995"; McDowell County Historical Society;
1995; "Bert Blizzard, Miner"; Article; Pages 103-104; submitted by Wilberta Mosser, 1113 Kingston
Rd, Perry, GA 31069.


Verneda Blizzard

1. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1995"; McDowell County Historical Society;
1995; "Bert Blizzard, Miner"; Article; Pages 103-104; submitted by Wilberta Mosser, 1113 Kingston
Rd, Perry, GA 31069.


Paul Moses Duncan

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__ (1952); Page 498; WV Archives Web Site.
Paul Duncan; age 22; born in Milam, WV; single; living at Ravencliffe, WV; son of Ken and Rebecca
Duncan; married on 22 Mar 1952 at Ravencliff, WV; Dorothy Shumate; age 17; born at McGraws, WV;
single; living at Ravencliffe, WV; daughter of Hurley and Delphia Shumate.


Dorothy Hattie Elizabeth Shumate

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__ (1952); Page 498; WV Archives Web Site.
Paul Duncan; age 22; born in Milam, WV; single; living at Ravencliffe, WV; son of Ken and Rebecca
Duncan; married on 22 Mar 1952 at Ravencliff, WV; Dorothy Shumate; age 17; born at McGraws,
WV; single; living at Ravencliffe, WV; daughter of Hurley and Delphia Shumate.
2. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__ (1967); Page 241; WV Archives Web Site.
John Lewis Lafferty; age 23; born 14 Feb 1944 at Ravencliff, WV; no previous marriage; living at
Ravencliff, WV; son of Lacy D. and Agnes (Trump) Lafferty; married on 4 Aug 1967 at Ravencliff, WV;
Dorothy Hattie Elizabeth Duncan; age 32; born 28 Dec 1934 at McGraws, WV; one previous
marriage; ended in death (of spouse); living at Ravencliff; daughter of Hurley and Delphia Etta
(Short) Shumate.
3. Stafford Funeral Home; Lynco, WV; Posted Obit.
"Dorothy Hattie Elizabeth Lafferty, 85, of McGraws, WV passed away peacefully on Sunday February 23, 2020 at
her home. She was born on December 28, 1934 in Ravencliff, WV a daughter of the late Hurley and Delphia Short
Shumate. In addition to her parents she is preceded in death by her husband's Paul Moses Duncan and John Lewis
Lafferty; a daughter Dvon Duncan; a brother Daniel Shumate; and sisters Delores Edwards and Doris Tolliver; and
son-in-law Kevin Stambaugh. Survivors include her daughters Donna Lafferty, Evelyn Stambaugh; three sons Ken
(Gail) Duncan, Brett (Shannan) Duncan and John (Linda) Lafferty; she was blessed with thirteen grandchildren
Beth Duncan, Roy Duncan, Tiffany Duncan, Joshua Fullam, Amanda Fulk, Jordan Fullam, Destiny Massey, Blayne
Hill, Jared Fullam, Chelsea Duncan, Hannah Stambaugh, Andrew Stambaugh and Julia Lafferty; twelve great
grandchildren; two sisters Evelyn Wills and Mae Nolley; a brother David Shumate; and a host of nieces, nephews
and other loving family and friends. A celebration of Dorothy's life will be held at 1 pm on Friday February 28th at
the Pine Grove Missionary Baptist Church, Ravencliff, WV with Ann Hill and David Shumate officiating. She will
be laid to rest in Lafferty Family Cemetery, McGraws, WV. Friends may gather with the family from 12 pm until
time of services on Friday at the church. Pallbearers will be family and friends. The family is being served by the
Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco."