McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families and Individules

Notes


Sharon Ann Addair

1. "McDowell County WV Heritage", Vol I, 1995, "Benjamin Harrison Addair" article, page 89.
Sharon Ann Addair; daughter of Benjamin H. and Kathleen (_______) Addair.


Luther Arnold Blankenship

1. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Paynesville; taken on 9/10 Feb 1920; Page
230A; Family #290/292.
Listed as Luther Blankenship; age 10; born in WV; in household of father, James H. Blankenship.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1957); Page 364; WV Archives Web Site.
Luther Arnold Blankenship; age 48; born in Blackey, VA; widowed; living at Havaco, WV; married
on 6 Apr 1957 at Havaco, WV; Mary Minerva Rose; age 48; born and living at Wilcoe, WV; single;


Mary Minerva "Nerva" Rose

1. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Adkin District; taken on 18 May 1910; Page 6A; Family #105.
Listed as Nerva Rose; age 3; born in WV; in household of father, Austin Rose.
2. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; Havaco; taken on 4 Feb 1920; Page 171B;
Family #470/502.
Listed as Minerva Rose; age 13; born in WV; in household of mother, Polly L. (Rose) Rose.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1957); Page 364; WV Archives Web Site.
Luther Arnold Blankenship; age 48; born in Blackey, VA; widowed; living at Havaco, WV; married
on 6 Apr 1957 at Havaco, WV; Mary Minerva Rose; age 48; born and living at Wilcoe, WV; single;
4. Smith Family Tree; posted by NBearson; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Mary Minerva Rose; born 29 Jul 1907 at Wilcoe, WV; died 31 Aug 1999 in
Elkton, Cecil Co, MD.
5. "Family Record"; issued by Crouch Funeral Home, 127 South Main St, North East, MD; posted by
pattim23; 21 Apr 2013; Ancestry.com Web Site.
(Mary Minerva Rose Blankenship)
Parents- Austin and Pauline Rose
Husband- Luther A. Blankenship
Son- Raymond Rose
Daughter- Virginia Riddle
8 grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren; 5 great-great grandchildren.


Roy Francis

1. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Oceana District, taken on 19 Apr 1930, Page 198A, Family #221.
Listed as Roy Francis, age 3, born in WV, in household of father, Ernest B. Francis.
2. 1940 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Oceana District; E.D. 55-9; taken on 28 May 1940; Page 232B;
Image 92 of 96; Household #773.
Listed as Roy Francis; age 13; born in WV; 5th grade education; attending school; lived in
Wyoming Co, WV on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Ernest B. Francis.
3, Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1951); Page 119; WV Archives Web Site.
Roy Francis; age 23; born in Oceana, WV; single; living at Glen Fork, WV; son of Earnest and Cora
(Acord) Francis; married on 15 Feb 1951 in Oceana, WV; Edna Bailey; age 16; born in Glen Fork,
WV; single; living in Jesse, WV; daughter of F. Crockett and Goldie (Acord?, sic? Allen?).


Edna Mae Bailey

1, Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1951); Page 119; WV Archives Web Site.
Roy Francis; age 23; born in Oceana, WV; single; living at Glen Fork, WV; son of Earnest and Cora
(Acord) Francis; married on 15 Feb 1951 in Oceana, WV; Edna Bailey; age 16; born in Glen Fork,
WV; single; living in Jesse, WV; daughter of F. Crockett and Goldie (Acord?, sic? Allen?).
2. Stafford Funeral Home; Oceanan, WV; Posted Obit.
"Edna Mae Bailey Francis, 82, of Glen Fork, WV passed away on Tuesday February 27, 2018 following a long
difficult journey at the Wyoming County Continuous Care Center. She was born on April 26, 1935 in Glen
Fork, WV a daughter of the late Goldie and Crockett Bailey. During Edna's journey at the nursing home she
was constantly proclaiming her faith and the love of Christ, and she never failed to rejoice in the in the
knowledge that she would be walking those streets of gold in heaven. Once again to be reunited with her
son Freddie Dean Francis and several deceased brothers and sisters. She leaves behind her loving and
devoted husband of 67 years Roy Francis; children Deborah (Richard) Davidson, Ernest "Ernie" (Kitty)
Francis, Ricky (Leoda) Francis, Patricia (Ron) Harvey, Les (Marie) Francis and Anna (Donald) Jude; eleven
grandchildren; thirteen great grandchildren; four sister; two brothers; several sisters-in-law, nieces,
nephews and loving family and friends. Funeral services will be held at 1PM on Friday March 2nd in the
Chapel of Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco with Rev. Ernie Francis and Rev. Ron Harvey officiating. She
will be laid to rest in Glen Fork Community Cemetery, Glen Fork, WV...."


Diamond L. Altizer Jr

1. Logan Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1968); Page 80; WV Archives Web Site.
Diamond L. Altizer, Jr; age 21; born 6 Apr 1947 in Christian, WV; single; living at Bruno, WV;
son of Diamond L. and Editt (Grimmett) Altizer; married on 9 May 1968 at Logan, WV; Linda
Lou Cresong; age 18; born 15 Aug 1949 at Gilbert, WV; single; living in Bruno, WV; daughter
of Girvis and Nora (Wiley) Cresong.


Linda Lou Cresong

1. Logan Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1968); Page 80; WV Archives Web Site.
Diamond L. Altizer, Jr; age 21; born 6 Apr 1947 in Christian, WV; single; living at Bruno, WV;
son of Diamond L. and Editt (Grimmett) Altizer; married on 9 May 1968 at Logan, WV; Linda
Lou Cresong; age 18; born 15 Aug 1949 at Gilbert, WV; single; living in Bruno, WV; daughter
of Girvis and Nora (Wiley) Cresong.


Barbara Ann Chambers

1. Stafford Funeral Home; Oceana, WV; Posted Obit.
"Barbara Ann Chambers, 61, of Pineville, WV passed away on Saturday March 3, 2018 at her home following a long illness. She was born on November 13, 1956 in Mullens, Jr (sic)., WV a daughter of the late Dewey Corbin Chambers and Audrey D. Baldwin Clay. In addition to her parents she is preceded in death by three sisters Naomi Jasper, Mary Wimmer and Eleanor Stafford. Survivors include her fiancé Jerry Keith "Shaky" Shumate of Pineville; a daughter Melissa Holstein of OH; two sons Patrick (Jolene) Holstein of Lynco and Jason Holstein of Oceana; two sisters Millie (Glen) Williams of Lynco and Clarisse Clay of Lynco; two brothers Terry "Bo" Chambers and companion Lula of Lynco and Timmy (Linda) Clay of Lynco; special friends Joe and Rachael Green of Pineville; niece and caretaker Audrey Belcher; and a host of other loving family and friends. Funeral services will be held at 1PM on Friday March 9th in the Chapel of Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV with Rev. Bill Goode officiating. She will be laid to rest in Clay Family Cemetery, Saulsville, WV...."


Georgie Edna Short

1. 1920 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Baileysville District, taken on 23 Jan 1920, Page 142A, Family #125.
Listed as Edna Short, age 1 yr, 7 mons, born in WV, in household of father, Joseph Short.
2. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Welch; 904 McDowell St; taken on 2 Apr 1930; Page 247B;
Family #7/15.
Listed as Edna Short; age 11; born in WV; in household of father, Joseph Short.
3. 1940 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Baileysville District; E.D. 55-1; taken on 7 May 1940; Page 18A; Image 37 of 49;
Household #256.
Listed as Edna Collins; age 21; born in WV; married; 3 yrs HS education; lived in same house on 1 Apr 1935;
in household of mother, Bessie Ford Short, with husband, Raymond Collins.


William Charles Hodges

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1965); Page 115; WV Archives Web Site.
William Charles Hodges; age 20; born 11 Nov 1944 in Baltimore, MD; single; living at Baileysville, WV;
son of William Benjamin and Beulah lee (Lusk) Hodges; married on 3 Apr 1965 at Baileysville, WV;
Edith Ann Daniels; age 19; born 19 oct 1945 in Martin, KY; single; living at Baileysville, WV; daughter
of Graden and Edith (Hall) Daniels.
2. United States Public Records, 1970-2009; LDS Web Site.
"Name William C Hodges
Also Known As Wm C Hodges
2nd Also Known As Name William Matthew Hodges
Residence Date 01 Apr 1998-01 Nov 1998
Residence Place Lester, West Virginia, United States
Birth Date 11 Nov 1944
Address Lester, West Virginia 25865
Address Date 01 Apr 1998-01 Nov 1998
2nd Address Lester, West Virginia 25865
2nd Address Date 01 Aug 1993-15 Nov 2007
Possible Relatives Edith A Hodges
Record Number 173303390"


Edith Ann Daniels

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1965); Page 115; WV Archives Web Site.
William Charles Hodges; age 20; born 11 Nov 1944 in Baltimore, MD; single; living at Baileysville, WV;
son of William Benjamin and Beulah lee (Lusk) Hodges; married on 3 Apr 1965 at Baileysville, WV;
Edith Ann Daniels; age 19; born 19 oct 1945 in Martin, KY; single; living at Baileysville, WV; daughter
of Graden and Edith (Hall) Daniels.


Houston R. Richards

1. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; taken on 2 Apr 1910; Page 132A; Image 19
of 77; Family #172/174.
Listed as Horston Richards; age 32; born in VA; married twice; last time for 2 yrs; farmer; head of household.
2. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Houston Coal Co, Carswell; taken on 26/27 Jan, 1920;
Page 164B; Image 21 of 24; Family #408/452.
Listed as Houston Richards; age 49; born in VA; married; farmer; head of household.
3. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Hensley; taken on 12 Apr 1930; page 58A; Image
45 of 57; Family #390/408.
Listed as Harston Richards; age 62; born in VA; married at 21; farmer; head of household.


Floyd Richards

1. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; taken on 2 Apr 1910; Page 132A; Image 19
of 77; Family #172/174.
Listed as Floyd Richards; age 15; born in VA; in household of father, Houston R. Richards.


James Thomas Harman

1. Alabama Marriages, 1816-1957; LDS Web Site.
James Harman married Jeter Bell Prude on 18 Jan 1892 in Shelby Co, AL.
2. 1910 Census, Shelby Co, AL; District 5; taken on 5 May 1910; Page 120A; Image 5 of 7; Family #391/391.
Listed as James Harmon; age 29; born in AL; married twice; last time for 7 yrs; black; farmer; head of household.
3. 1930 Census, Mingo Co, WV; Magnolia District; Matewan; taken on 4 Apr 1930; Page 225B; Image
2 of 20; Family #15/15.
Listed as James Harmon; age 47; born in AL; Negro; married at 30; loader in coal mine; head of
household.
4. Mingo Co, WV; Death Certificate #18080; WV Archives Web Site.
James Thomas Harman; age 54 yrs, 9 mons, 12 days; born 5 Mar 1883 in Bradford, Shelby Co, AL;
married; husband of Nancy Harmon; colored; farmer; son of _________ and Fennie Honeycut; died
17 Mar 1937 in Matewan Clinic, Watewan, WV; due to abscess of prostate glands and inflamation;
buried in Matewan in 1937; informant, Nancy Harman, Matewan, WV.


Nancy Smith

1. 1930 Census, Mingo Co, WV; Magnolia District; Matewan; taken on 4 Apr 1930; Page 225B; Image
2 of 20; Family #15/15.
Listed as Nancy Harmon; age 48; born in GA; Negro; married at 14; in household of husband, James Harman.
household.
2. 1940 Census, Mingo Co, WV; Lee District; Lobata; E.D. 30-8; taken on 17 Apr 1940; Page 232A;
Image 43 of 56; Household #366.
Listed as Nancy Harmon; age 58; born in GA; widow; Negro; 4th grade education; lived in Mingo Co, WV
on 1 Apr 1935; in household of step-son, Joe Harman.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #14375; WV Archives Web Site.
Nancy Harmon; age 66; born in 1880 in Atlanta, GA; widow; domestic; colored; living at Roderfield, WV;
daughter of unknown parents; died 21 Nov 1947 in Grace Hospital, Welch, WV due to a cerebro-vascular
accident with hypertensive heart disease; buried 25 Nov 1947 in Cemetery, Roderfield, WV.
4. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
Kenneth Bowen; 21 Sep 2010.
Nancy Harmon; born 1880; died 21 Nov 1947; buried here; no grave marker photo shown.