Selected Families and Individuals

Notes


Donald Lee Christian

1. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
:Name: Don Lee Christian
[Donald Lee Christian]
[Donald Christian]
Gender: Male
Race: White
Birth Date: 22 Sep 1945
Birth Place: Premier McDo, West Virginia
[Premier, West Virginia]
Death Date: 9 Dec 1994
SSN: 232707231
Notes: Sep 1961: Name listed as DON LEE CHRISTIAN;
13 Feb 1984: Name listed as DONALD LEE CHRISTIAN;
29 Dec 1994: Name listed as DONALD L CHRISTIAN"
2. Indiana, Death Certificates, 1899-2011; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Donald Lee Christian
Gender: Male
Race: White
Age: 49
Marital status: Married
Birth Date: 22 Sep 1945
Birth Place: Premier, WV
Death Date: 9 Dec 1994
Death Place: Fort Wayne, Allen, Indiana, USA
Father: Charlie F Christian
Mother: Harriett Christian
Spouse: Jacqueline Christian "
3. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by Liz Olmstead; 30 Nov 2010.
" Donald L. Christian
Birth 22 Sep 1945
Death 9 Dec 1992 (aged 47)
Burial
Addison Christian Cemetery
Roderfield, McDowell County, West Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 62382730 "


Harvey Hill Harlow

1. 1920 Census, Greenup Co, KY; Oldtown Precinct; taken on 16/17/19 Jan 1920; Page 135B; Image
14 of 32; Family #117/117.
Listed as Harry Harlow; age 18; born in KY; single; farm laborer; in household of father, Jefferson
Harlow.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1936); Page 373; WV Archives Web Site.
Harvey Harlow; age 32; born in Carter Co, KY; widowed; miner; living at Bartley, WV; son of Jeff and
Mary Harlow;married on 16 May 1936 in Welch, WV; June Armstrong; age 16; born in McDowell Co,
WV; single; living at Bartley, WV; daughter of L.W. and Nell Armstrong.
3. WWII Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Harvey Harlow
Race: White
Age: 39
Relationship to Draftee: Self (Head)
Birth Date: 22 Jun 1902
Birth Place: Samaria, Kentucky, USA
Residence Place: Iva, Hall, Anderson, South Carolina, USA
Registration Date: 16 Feb 1942
Registration Place: South Carolina, USA
Employer: Pond Creek Poca Co
Weight: 145
Complexion: Ruddy
Eye Color: Brown
Hair Color: Brown
Height: 5 5
Next of Kin: Harvey Harlow
Household Members:
Name Relationship
Harvey Harlow Self (Head)"
4. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by dcterri; 14 Feb 2014.
" Harvey Harlow
Birth 22 Jun 1902
Death 21 Aug 1968 (aged 66)
Burial
Lee Memorial Park
Fort Myers, Lee County, Florida, USA
Memorial ID 125134451 "

Additional Information Posted:
"HARVEY HARLOW
"Funeral services were
held Saturday for Harvey-
Harlow, 66, of 705 Alcala
Ave., who died August 2151;
at Lehigh Acres General
Hospital. Services were at
the First Baptist Church with
the Rev. Milner C. Brittain
officiating. Rites at the
graveside were conducted by
the Lehigh Acres Masonic
Lodge at Lee Memorial
Park. Pall bearers were,
Walter Quinlan, Jerry Es-
lava, Leslie Ross, o. C. Oak-
ley, Joe Meade and Gus Mer-
ton.
" Mr. Harlow was a member
of Berwlnd Masonic Lodge
No. 141. He moved to Lehigh
Acres three years ago after
retiring as a foreman with
the Island Creek Coal Co. in
Barney, W. Va. He was a
native оf Samaria, Ky.
"Surviving him arehls wid-
ow, June, of Lehigh Acres;
five sons, Shannon, o!
Christìantmrg, Va., Harvey
E., of Brandon, Curtis, of
Newport News‚Va.‚ and Bob-
by Ray and Gary, both of Le-
high Acres.
"Also, four daughters, Mrs.
Linda Allison, of Coalwood,
W. Va., Mrs. Sue Kaiser,
of Lexington, Ky.,Mrs. Dor-
othy Crabtree, o! Alexan-
dria, Va., and Miss Judy
Harlow, of Lehigh Acres.
"Twelve brothers and sis-
ters also survive. The five
brothers are David, Bill and
Albert Harlow, of Grayson,
KY, John Harlow, of Ypsil-
anti, MI., and Raymond
Harlow, of Ohio. His seven
sisters are Mrs. Beulah
Shearer, of Upper Sandusky,
Ohio; Mrs. Eula Glass,Mrs.
Essa May Smith and Mrs.
Violet Hall, all of Ypsilanti;
Mrs. Lethe Allen, of Green-
up, Ky.; and Stella Harlow
and Betty June Harlow, both
of Grayson; and 10 grand-
children.


Molissia Kiser

1. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by Anna 9 Apr 2008.
" Molissia Kiser Harlow
Birth 20 Jun 1907
Death 1 Sep 1933 (aged 26)
Burial
Kiser - McGinnis Cemetery
Grayson, Carter County, Kentucky, USA
Memorial ID 25887116 "


Shannon Harlow

1. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by Brenda Dudley Eanes; 27 Jul 2013.
" Shannon Harlow
Birth 15 Jun 1930
Death 6 Mar 2008 (aged 77)
Burial
Sunset Cemetery
Christiansburg, Montgomery County, Virginia, USA
Plot Section Y
Memorial ID 114474177"


Samuel Hadley Speer

1. Buchanan Co, VA; Marriage License #15318; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Dr Samule Haddly Speer; age 46; born in Russell Co, VA; divorced; one previous marriage; dentist;
living at Woodman, KY; son of Spence H. and Cathern (Lockhart) Speer; married on 12 Jul 1937 in
Stacy, VA; Violet Hester Smith; maiden name Christian; age 30; born in McDowell Co, WV; widow;
one previous marriage; living at Woodman, KY; daughter of James D. and Mary E. (Harrison)
Christian.


Violet Hester Christian

1. 1930 Census, Pike Co, KY; District #7; Knox Precinct; Lower Elk; taken 23 Apr 1930; Page 281B;
Image 16 of 25; Family #145/149.
Listed as Violet Smith; age 23; born in WV; married at 23; in household of husband, Andrew J.
"Dewey" Smith.
2. Buchanan Co, VA; Marriage License #15318; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Dr Samule Haddly Speer; age 46; born in Russell Co, VA; divorced; one previous marriage; dentist;
living at Woodman, KY; son of Spence H. and Cathern (Lockhart) Speer; married on 12 Jul 1937 in
Stacy, VA; Violet Hester Smith; maiden name Christian; age 30; born in McDowell Co, WV; widow;
one previous marriage; living at Woodman, KY; daughter of James D. and Mary E. (Harrison)
Christian.
3. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007: Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Mrs Violet Hester Speer
[Mrs Violet H Speer]
[Mrs Violet Hester Christian ]
Gender: Female
Race: White
Birth Date: 3 Jun 1908
Birth Place: Squire McDow, West Virginia
Death Date: Jun 1989
Father: James D Christian
Mother: Mary E Harrison
SSN: 235382184
Notes: Sep 1943: Name listed as VIOLET HESTER SPEER;
13 Jul 1989: Name listed as VIOLET H SPEER"
4. Smyth Co, VA; Death Certificate #89-022921; Ancestry.com Wev Site.
Violet H. Smith Speer; age 82; born 2 Jun 1907; born in Squire, WV; widow of Samuel H. Speer;
housewife; owns home; 9th grade education; living at PO Box 479, Chilhowie, VA; daughter of
James Davenport and Mary Elizabeth (Harrison) Christian; died 19 Jun 1989; DOA Smyth County
Community Hospital, Marion, VA; due to possible myocardical infarction; buried in Shortridge
Cemetery, Garland, WV.
5. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Vitginia, 1858-1999"; Volume II; by Geneva Steele, Sandra
Long and Tom Hatcher; Page 157; "Violet H. Christian Smith Speer; Mother" article submitted by
Alice S. Addair. PO Box 82, Avondale, WV with excerpts from book by Claude Hadley Speer, son.


Loretta Davis

1. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Website.
"Name: Loretta Davis Bolden
[Loretta D Bolden]
[Loretta Davis Davis]
Gender: Female
Race: White
Birth Date: 29 Apr 1929
Birth Place: Buchanan, Virginia
Death Date: 28 Sep 1993
Father: John H Davis
Mother: Lydia Horn
SSN: 234720118
Notes: Oct 1962: Name listed as LORETTA DAVIS BOLDEN;
19 Oct 1993: Name listed as LORETTA D BOLDEN"


James Conley Carothers

1. 1940 Census, Boone Co, WV; Sherman District; Prento; E.D. 3-15; taken 2 May 1940; Page 278B;
Image 54 of 70; Household #458.
Listed as James C. Carothers; age 22; born in PA; single; 6th grade education; lived in same place
on 1 Apr 1935; coal miner; in household of father, Edward M. Carothers.
2. Boone Co, WV' Marriage Registry; Vol #__(1945); Page 78; WV Archives Website.
James C. Carothers; age 27; born in ______; living in Prenter, WV; son of Edward and Ethel Carothers;
married on 23 Feb 1945 in Boone Co, WV; Goldie E. Hubbard; age 24; born in Alleatl (sp?), WV;
living at Prenter, WV; daughter of William and Anna Bell Hubbard.
3. FindAGrave.com Website; submitted by Doris Aliff; 8 May 2013.
" James C. “Go-Bo” Carothers
Birth 1917
Canonsburg, Washington County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 1976 (aged 58–59)
Charleston, Kanawha County, West Virginia, USA
Burial
Pineview Cemetery
Orgas, Boone County, West Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 110201272 "

Additional Information Posted:
"s/o Edward & Ethel
Marriage record birthdate
1918, Aug 30"

Inscription: "PFC US ARMY * WORLD WAR II"

Newwspaper Obit Posted:
James Carothers
"PRENTER - James C. (Go-Bo) Carothers, 60, of Prneter, Boone County, died Thursday in Charleston General Hospital after a long illness.

"He was a retired miner with Big Mountain Col Co. in Prneter and a World War II veteran.

"Survining: wife, Goldie; son Wayne of Charleston; daughter, Mrs. Virginia Ann Pauley of Hubbard, Ohio; mother, Mr. Ethel ferrell of Middletown, Ohio.

"Service will be held Saturday at 1 p.m. in Leonard Johnson Funeral Home, Marmet, with the Rev. Ray Crum and the Rev. Rich Hill officating. Burial will be in Pineview Cemetery, Orgas.

"Frends may call today after 5 p.m. at the funeral home"

(Nov 4, 1976 written in in pencil in the margin of the newspaper article)


Goldie E. Hubbard

1. Boone Co, WV' Marriage Registry; Vol #__(1945); Page 78; WV Archives Website.
James C. Carothers; age 27; born in ______; living in Prenter, WV; son of Edward and Ethel Carothers;
married on 23 Feb 1945 in Boone Co, WV; Goldie E. Hubbard; age 24; born in Alleatl (sp?), WV;
living at Prenter, WV; daughter of William and Anna Bell Hubbard.