McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families and Individuals

Notes


James Zigler

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1939); Page 119; WV Archives Web Site.
James Zigler; born in 1898 in Madison Co, NC; widowed; colored; living in Algoma, WV; son of
John and Malissa; married on 13 Mar 1939 in Northfork, WV; Mamie Mans; born in 1903 in Patty(?),
Co, NC; widow; colored; living at Northfork; daughter of _______.


Mamie Manns

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1939); Page 119; WV Archives Web Site.
James Zigler; born in 1898 in Madison Co, NC; widowed; colored; living in Algoma, WV; son of
John and Malissa; married on 13 Mar 1939 in Northfork, WV; Mamie Mans; born in 1903 in Patty(?),
Co, NC; widow; colored; living at Northfork; daughter of _______.


Melton Columbus Caviness

1. North Carolina, Birth Indexes, 1800-2000; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Milton Columbus Caviness
Gender: Male
Race: Colored (Black)
Event Type: Birth
Birth Date: 7 Aug 1918
Birth County: Randolph
Parent1 Name: Jerry M Caviness
Parent2 Name: Corilea Strickland
Roll Number: NCVR_B_C081_66001
Volume: 5
Page: 189"
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1952); Page 385; WV Archives Web Site.
Melton C. Caviness; age 34; born in Seagrove, NC; divorced, colored; living at Iaeger, WV; married
on 28 Nov 1952 in Iaeger, WV; Ida Mae Adams; age 25; born and living in Iaeger, WV; single;
colored.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1969); Page 343; WV Archives Web Site.
Melton (Milton) Columbus Caviness; age 50; born 7 Aug 1918 in Randolph Co, NC; divorced; Negro;
2 previous marriages; living at Box 401, Iaeger, WV; son of Jerry M. and Corrillar Jane (Strickland)
Caviness; married on 6 May 1969 in Iaeger, WV; Virginia Dare Bates Adams; age 50; born 17 Feb
1919 in Pontoyoc, MS; widow; 2 previous marriages; Negro; living at 12514 Woodside, Cleveland,
OH; daughter of Charlie and Lizzie (Reno) Bates.
4. WWII Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Milton Caviness
Race: Black
Age: 22
Relationship to Draftee: Self (Head)
Birth Date: 7 Aug 1918
Birth Place: Bennett, North Carolina, USA
Residence Place: Baltimore, Maryland, USA
Registration Date: 16 Oct 1940
Registration Place: Baltimore, Maryland, USA
Employer: Double Ox Co
Weight: 172
Complexion: Light brown
Eye Color: Brown
Hair Color: Black
Height: 5 9
Next of Kin: C J Caviness
Household Members:
Name Relationship
Milton Caviness Self (Head)"
5. World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Melton C Caviness
Birth Year: 1918
Race: Negro, citizen (Black)
Nativity State or Country: North Carolina
State of Residence: Maryland
County or City: Baltimore City

Enlistment Date: 17 Mar 1941
Enlistment State: Maryland
Enlistment City: Baltimore
Branch: Branch Immaterial - Warrant Officers, USA
Branch Code: Branch Immaterial - Warrant Officers, USA
Grade: Private
Grade Code: Private
Component: Selectees (Enlisted Men)
Source: Civil Life

Education: Grammar school
Marital status: Single, without dependents
Height: 69
Weight: 177"
6. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Melton Columbus Caviness
[Melton C Caviness]
Gender: Male
Race: Black
Birth Date: 7 Aug 1916
Birth Place: Bennett, North Carolina
Death Date: 13 Nov 2004
Father: Jerry Caviness
Mother: Carilla Strickland
SSN: 213166869
Death Certificate Number: 34517090054
Notes: Aug 1938: Name listed as MELTON COLUMBUS CAVINESS;
28 Jan 1999: Name listed as MELTON C CAVINESS"
7. Ohio, Death Records, 1908-1932, 1938-2018; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Melton Columbus Caviness
Gender: Male
Race: African American, Not Hispanic (Black)
Age: 86
Birth Date: 7 Aug 1918
Residence Place: Cleveland, Cuyahoga, Ohio, USA
Residence Zip Code: 44110
Death Date: 13 Nov 2004
Death Hospital: Hospital/Inpatient
Death Place: USA
Filing Date: 18 Nov 2004
Inquest Hospital: Grace or Huron Road or Meridia Huron Hospital
Registrar's Certificate Number: 90054
Father: Caviness
Mother: Strickland
Inquest Questions: Injury at Work?: Unclassifiable; Referred to Coroner?: Unclassifiable; Certifier: Physician; Autopsy Performed?: Unclassifiable; Method of Disposition: Removal from state; Time of Death: 07:43 PM
Education: 3
Military Service: Yes
Military Service Branch: Army
Industry: Occupation Not Classifiable
Occupation: Occupation Not Classifiable"

Additional Information Posted by L. Smith
"HURON HOSPITAL (formerly Huron Road Hospital and Meridia Huron Hospital), incorporated on August 6, 1874 and located at 13951 Terrace Road in EAST CLEVELAND, traces its history to the CLEVELAND HOMEOPATHIC HOSPITAL (1856-1917). In 1869, after encountering problems practicing at both St. Vincent de Paul Hospital (see ST. VINCENT CHARITY HEALTH HOSPITAL AND HEALTH CENTER) and the Willson Street Hospital, physicians of HOMEOPATHY bought the Humiston Institute building on the west side for $35,000 and formed the Cleveland Protestant Homeopathic Hospital. ..."
...."In 2011, the Cleveland Clinic announced it was closing Huron Hospital within 90 days. Meanwhile, a much smaller Huron Community Health Center would open on the hospital campus later that year, but would not offer a maternity ward or trauma services..."


Ida Mae Adams

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1952); Page 385; WV Archives Web Site.
Melton C. Caviness; age 34; born in Seagrove, NC; divorced, colored; living at Iaeger, WV; married
on 28 Nov 1952 in Iaeger, WV; Ida Mae Adams; age 25; born and living in Iaeger, WV; single;
colored.
.


Ballard Hicks

1. Ancestry.com Web Site, Harman Baker Search, 8 Sep 2002, submitted by
Trena (_______), trenasmail620@yahoo.com.
Cora Baker; daughter of Harman and Viney Right Baker; married Clayburn "Bud"
Hicks; children: John Lundy, Byrd, Ballard, Raymond Nash, Sylvia, Ethel,
Walter, Manis and Mose.
2. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Big Creek District, taken on 7 May 1930, Page 78B, Family #32.
Listed as Ballard Hicks, age 15, born in WV, in household of father, Clayborn Hicks.
3. Tazewell Co, VA; Marriage License #45096; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Ballard Hix; age 24; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; miner; living at Six, WV; son of Bud and Cora
(Baker) Hix; married on 18 Nov 1939 in North Tazewell, VA; Vicie Baker; age 24; born and living in
Cucumber, WV; single; daughter of Alex and Lou (Brewster) Baker.


Vicie Eleanor Baker

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; E.D. 24-22; taken 15 May 1940; Page 461A;
Image 67 of 68; Household #531.
Listed as Vicie Baker; age 25; born in WV; married (crossed thru, single); 6th grade
education; lived in same house on 1 Apr 1940; in household of father, George A. Baker.
2. Tazewell Co, VA; Marriage License #45096; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Ballard Hix; age 24; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; miner; living at Six, WV; son of Bud and Cora
(Baker) Hix; married on 18 Nov 1939 in North Tazewell, VA; Vicie Baker; age 24; born and living in
Cucumber, WV; single; daughter of Alex and Lou (Brewster) Baker.
3. Tazewell Co, VA; Death Certificate #85-010049; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Vicie Eleanor Hicks; age 69; born 24 Sep 1915 in WV; widow of Ballard Hicks; living at PO Box 126;
Cucumber, WV; daughter of George A. and Lou (Brewster) Baker; died 2 mar 1985 in Tazewell
Community Hospital, Tazewell, VA; due to respiratory failure; pneumonia and probable carcinoma of
lung; buried in Baker Cemetery, Big Creek, near War, WV.
4. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by Brenda Golby; 21 Aug 2008.
" Vicie Baker Hicks
Birth 24 Sep 1915
Death 2 Mar 1985 (aged 69)
Burial
Big Creek Cemetery III
McDowell County, West Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 29209732"


Ernest David Riffe

1. Wyoming Co Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1963); Page 92; WV Archives Web Site.
Ernest David Riffe; age 18; born and living at Ikes Fork, WV; single; son of George W. and Hannah
Riffe; married on 9 Apr 1963 at Roderfield, WV; Betty Zane Cline; age 19; born and living at
Ikes Fork, WV; single; daughter of David and Edith Virginia Cline.
2. Giles Co, VA; Marriage License #84-033151; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Earnest David Riffe; age 38; born 7 Apr 1945 in WV; divorced; this is his 2nd marriage; first marriage
ended in Aug 1982; 4th grade education; living at Box 4, Wyco, WV; son of George Washington and
Hannah (Dameron) Riffe; married on 2 Jul 1984 in Giles Co, VA; Alice Evelyn Dameron; maiden
name, Lester; age 48; born 29 Feb 1936 in WV; divorced; this is her 2nd marriage; first marriage
ended in Jan 1983; 9th grade education; living at Box 56, Ballard, Monroe Co, WV; daughter of Lloyd
and Nellie McThia (Payne) Lester.


Alice Evelyn Lester

1. Giles Co, VA; Marriage License #84-033151; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Earnest David Riffe; age 38; born 7 Apr 1945 in WV; divorced; this is his 2nd marriage; first marriage
ended in Aug 1982; 4th grade education; living at Box 4, Wyco, WV; son of George Washington and
Hannah (Dameron) Riffe; married on 2 Jul 1984 in Giles Co, VA; Alice Evelyn Dameron; maiden
name, Lester; age 48; born 29 Feb 1936 in WV; divorced; this is her 2nd marriage; first marriage
ended in Jan 1983; 9th grade education; living at Box 56, Ballard, Monroe Co, WV; daughter of Lloyd
and Nellie McThia (Payne) Lester.


Carl B. Wyatt

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marrieage Records; Vol #__(1958)'; Page 312; WV Archives Web Site.
Carl B. Wyatt; age 23; born and living in Brenton, WV; single; son of Martin and Carmel Wyatt; married on
16 May 1958 in Baileysville, WV; Virgie Steele; age 20; born in Bartley, WV; single; living in Brenton, WV;
daughter of Cecil and Corba Steele.


Virgie Jean Steele

1. 1940 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Baileysville District;; E.D. 55-1; taken 1 May 1940; Page 14B; Image
28 of 45; Household #207.
Listed as Virgie Steel; age 3; born in WV; in household of father, Cecil A. Steele.
2. Wyoming Co, WV; Marrieage Records; Vol #__(1958)'; Page 312; WV Archives Web Site.
Carl B. Wyatt; age 23; born and living in Brenton, WV; single; son of Martin and Carmel Wyatt; married on
16 May 1958 in Baileysville, WV; Virgie Steele; age 20; born in Bartley, WV; single; living in Brenton, WV;
daughter of Cecil and Corba Steele.
3. Stafford Funeral Home; Lynco, WV; Posted Obit.
"Virgie Jean Wyatt, 78, of Brenton, WV passed away on Sunday, April 10, 2016 at her home. She was born on
November 12, 1937 in Bartley, WV a daughter of the late Cecil and Corba England Steele. Virgie is a member
of Brenton Baptist Church. In addition to her parents she is preceded in death by two brothers Luther Steele
and Everette Steele; and two sisters Lola Lester and Shirley Roberts. Survivors include her loving husband of
58 years Carl B. Wyatt; a son Stevie Carl (Paula) Wyatt of Rockwell, NC; two daughters Sandra Marlene West
and Karen Denise (Eugene) Johnston all of Brenton; two brothers Clarence (Brenda) Steele of Statesville,
NC, and Donald (Gladys) Steele of OH; a brother-in-law George Lester of Steels; four grandchildren Amanda
Fischer, Danielle Scarlett, Stephanie Wyatt and Alyssa Boring; six great grandchildren; Emma and Wyatt
Boring, Carleigh Suttles, Bentley and Brantley Fischer, and Ian Fischer due in June 2016; and a host of other
loving family and friends. Funeral services will be held at 1PM on Wednesday, April 13, 2016 in the Chapel of
Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV with Rev. Lee Fisher and Rev. Tommy Knotts officiating. She will
be laid to rest in Palm Memorial Gardens, Matheny, WV..."