Selected Families and Individuals

Notes


Charles Altizer Sr

1. 1920 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Barkers Ridge District; Chlorene Coal Mining Village; taken on 10
Feb 1920; Page 182B: Image 36 of 40; Family #360/362.
Listed as Charles Altizer; age 2 yrs, 2 mons; born in WV; in household of father, Jasper Altizer.
2. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Barkers Ridge District; taken on 17 Apr 1930; Page 123B; Image 26
of 56; Family #271/271.
Listed as Charley Altizer; age 13; born in WV; in household of father, Jasper Altizer.
3. 1940 Census, Kanawha Co, WV; Cabin Creek District; Cedar Grove; E.D. 20-4; taken 16 Apr 1940;
Page 97A; Image 18 of 39; Household #148.
Listed as Charley Altizer; age 22; born in WV; married; 7th grade education; lived in Stephenson, WV
on 1 Apr 1935; coal loader in coal mine; in household of brother-in-law, Jack Wall with wife.
4. WWII Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Charley Altizer
Gender: Male
Race: White
Age: 23
Relationship to Draftee: Self (Head)
Birth Date: 26 Sep 1917
Birth Place: Iroquois, West Virginia, USA
Residence Place: Cedar Grove, Kanawha, West Virginia, USA
Registration Date: 16 Oct 1940
Registration Place: Cedar Grove, Kanawha, West Virginia, USA
Employer: Cedar Grove Collieries Inc
Weight: 148
Complexion: Light
Eye Color: Blue
Hair Color: Brown
Height: 5 11
Next of Kin: Elva Ethel Altizer
Household Members:
Name Relationship
Charley Altizer Self (Head)
Elva Ethel Altizer Wife"


Elva Ethel Graham

1. 1920 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Barkers Ridge District, Basin, taken on 19 jan 1920, Page 167B,
Family #49.
Listed as Elva Graham, age 1 yr, 2? mons, born in WV, in household of father, George W, Graham.
2. 1940 Census, Kanawha Co, WV; Cabin Creek District; Cedar Grove; E.D. 20-4; taken 16 Apr 1940;
Page 97A; Image 18 of 39; Household #148.
Listed as Elva Altizer; age 21; born in WV; married; 4 yrs HS education; lived in Basin, WV on 1 Apr
1935; in household of brother-in-law, Jack Wall with husband.


Benigno Chaos Sr

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1937); Page 193; WV Archives Web Site.
Belino (Belijno); born 12 Jul 1899 in Spain; living at Gary, WV; son of Manuel and Rose; was issued
a license to marry on 17 Aug 1937 in McDowell Co, WV; Elizabeth Renka; born 5 Jul 1916 in
Calumet, MI; living at Gary, WV; daughter of Fred and Antonia. (No return by a minister)
2. WWII Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Benigno Chaos
Race: White
Age: 43
Relationship to Draftee: Self (Head)
Birth Date: 12 Jan 1899
Birth Place: Spain
Residence Place: Filbert, Mcdowell, West Virginia, USA
Registration Date: 16 Feb 1942
Registration Place: Filbert, Mcdowell, West Virginia, USA
Employer: United States Coal And Coke Co
Complexion: Ruddy
Eye Color: Black
Hair Color: Black
Next of Kin: Elizabeth Chaos
Household Members:
Name Relationship
Benigno Chaos Self (Head)"
3. McDowell Co, WV; Petition For Naturalization; 24 Mar 1942; LDS Web Site.
Benigno Chaos; age 42; born 12 Jan 1899 in Gamis Spain; coal loader; living at Filbert, WV; height
5'5"; 180lbs; brown eyes; brown hair; medium complexion; married Elizabeth ______; 16 Deb 1940
in Bristol, TN she was born 28 Jul 1914 in Ahmeek (sic), MI; children: Mary, born 20 Aug 1938 in
Bartley, WV; living in Filbert, WV; Antonio, born 23 Feb 1940 in Filbert, WV; living in Filbert, WV; Rosa,
born 22 jan 1922 in Cabin Creek, WV; living in Lafarcada, Spain; and Manuel, born 12 May 1923 in
Weyben (sic, sp), Wv; living in Lafarcada, Spain; emmigrated to us from Vigo, Spain 16 Oct 1920
aboard the Manchuria; returned to Spain fron NY in Sep 1924 aboard SS Roussellion; returning to
NY on 27 Oct 1925 abord the SS Orizaba.


Patricia Sue Witten

1. Douglas Mortuary, Welch, WV; Posted Obit.
"Patricia Sue Bean, 80, formerly of Iaeger passed away Tuesday, August 4, 2015 in Golden Harvest Long Term in Welch.
"Born April 20, 1935 in Caretta, she was the daughter of the late W. “Brown” Witten and Hazel Falke Witten. She was a graduate of Big Creek High School in War. She worked as assistant editor for the Industrial News in Iaeger.
"In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Bean; two sons, Rick and Scott; and her brother, Jack Witten.
"Survivors include two sisters, Marta Ann Ramey of Glendale, AZ, and Phoebe Jo Pocrnich of Iaeger.
"Funeral service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Thursday, August 13, 2015 in the Douglas Mortuary chapel in Welch with the Rev. Don Morgan officiating. Burial will follow in Roselawn Cemetery, Princeton..."


Anna June Johnson

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1951); Page 132; WV Archives Web Site.
Fred Carl Brombacher, Jr; age 26; born in Scratton (sic, Scranton), PA; single; living in War, WV;
married on 15 May 1951 in War, WV; Anna June Johnson; age 20; born and living in War, WV; single;
with consent of Mrs. Myrtle Johnson, mother of Anna June Johnson.


Fred Carl Brombacher Jr

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1951); Page 132; WV Archives Web Site.
Fred Carl Brombacher, Jr; age 26; born in Scratton (sic, Scranton), PA; single; living in War, WV;
married on 15 May 1951 in War, WV; Anna June Johnson; age 20; born and living in War, WV; single;
with consent of Mrs. Myrtle Johnson, mother of Anna June Johnson.


Columbus Landon "Yocko" Serra

1. Russell Co, VA; Marriage License #4934; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Columbus Serra; age 20; born in Bradshaw, WV; single; water works attendent; living at Bradshaw,
WV; son of Angelo and Cora (Hunt) Serra; married on 27 Feb 1957 in Lebanon, VA; Willa Netotea;
age 19; born in Whitman, WV; single; living at Raysal, WV; daughter of John and Ruth (Baldwin)
Netotea.
2. Buchanan Co, VA; Marriage License #75-015976; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Columbus Landon Serra; age 39; born 1 Mar 1936 in WV; divorced; this is his 2nd marriage; 4 yrs
HS education; living at Bradshaw, WV; son of Angelo and Cora (Hunt) Serra; married on 3 May 1975
in Grundy, VA; Peggy Ann Mullins; age 18; born 6 Jun 1956 in WV; single; this is her 1st marriage; 4
yrs HS education; living at Jolo, WV; daughter of Raymond and Betty (Graham) Mullins.
3. Buchanan Co, VA; Marriage License #87-009083; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Columbus Landon Serra; age 50; born 1 Mar 1936 in WV; divorced; this is his 3rd marriage; last
marriage ended 26 Aug 1986; 12th grade education; living at Box 189, Bradshaw, WV; son of
Alexander and Cora Lee (Hunt) Serra; married on 14 Mar 1987 in Buchanan Co, VA; Juanita
Christian; maiden name Sparks; born 15 Jan 1949 in WV; divorced; this is her 2nd marriage; last
marriage ended 14 Ag 1984; 12th grade education; living at Box 844, Bradshaw, WV; daughter of
William J. and Offie Mae (Pruitt) Sparks.
4. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Columbus Landon Serra
[Columbus L Serra]
Gender: Male
Race: White
Birth Date: 1 Mar 1936
Birth Place: Bradshaw Mcd, West Virginia
Death Date: Feb 1992
Father: Angelo Serra
Mother: Cora Hunt
SSN: 236487045
Notes: Apr 1950: Name listed as COLUMBUS LANDON SERRA; 12 Sep 1992: Name listed as COLUMBUS L SERRA"
5. U.S., Department of Veterans Affairs BIRLS Death File, 1850-2010; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Columbus Serra
Birth Date: 1 Mar 1936
Death Date: 22 Feb 1992
Cause of Death: Natural
SSN: 236487045
Branch 1: ARMY
Enlistment Date 1: 10 Jan 1962
Release Date 1: 11 Nov 1969"
6. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by Patty Greene; 19 Jul 2018.
"Columbus L. “Yocko” Serra
Birth 1 ??? 1936
Death 22 Feb 1992 (aged 55–56)
Burial
Tom Sparks Cemetery
Paynesville, McDowell County, West Virginia, USA"

Inscription: SSGT, US Army, Vietnam
7. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1995"; 1995; Edited by Dr, Thomas C.
Hatcher; Geneva Steele; Sandra Long and Christine Carr McGuire; "Alexandra and Cora Serra,
Miner"; Article; Page 237; submitted by Sis Serra, PO Box 189, Bradshaw, WV 24817.


Willa Netotea

1. Russell Co, VA; Marriage License #4934; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Columbus Serra; age 20; born in Bradshaw, WV; single; water works attendent; living at Bradshaw,
WV; son of Angelo and Cora (Hunt) Serra; married on 27 Feb 1957 in Lebanon, VA; Willa Netotea;
age 19; born in Whitman, WV; single; living at Raysal, WV; daughter of John and Ruth (Baldwin)
Netotea.


Mike Shoda

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; "George and Anna Palco"; Article;
Page 215; submitted by _____.
"...Susie married Mike Shoda and they lived at Widemouth, WV until his retirement....they moved
to Cleveland, OH..."


Susie Palco

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; "George and Anna Palco"; Article;
Page 215; submitted by _____.
"...Susie married Mike Shoda and they lived at Widemouth, WV until his retirement....they moved
to Cleveland, OH..."


Agnes Shoda

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; "George and Anna Palco"; Article;
Page 215; submitted by _____.


Johnny Shoda

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; "George and Anna Palco"; Article;
Page 215; submitted by _____.


Paul Shoda

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; "George and Anna Palco"; Article;
Page 215; submitted by _____.


George Shoda

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; "George and Anna Palco"; Article;
Page 215; submitted by _____.


Mathew Shoda

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; "George and Anna Palco"; Article;
Page 215; submitted by _____.


Albert Shoda

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; "George and Anna Palco"; Article;
Page 215; submitted by _____.


Betty Shoda

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; "George and Anna Palco"; Article;
Page 215; submitted by _____.


Barbara Shoda

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; "George and Anna Palco"; Article;
Page 215; submitted by _____.


James Shoda

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; "George and Anna Palco"; Article;
Page 215; submitted by _____.


Timothy Shoda

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; "George and Anna Palco"; Article;
Page 215; submitted by _____.


William Shoda

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; "George and Anna Palco"; Article;
Page 215; submitted by _____.


Leonard Paul Stewart

1. Giles Co, VA; Marriage License #71 011895; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Leonad Paul Stewart; age 24; born 3 Jul 1946 in WV; divorced; this is his 2nd marriage; 4 yrs HS
education; living at Box 137, Matheny, WV; son of Ira Paris and Mabel L. (Walker) Stewart; married
on 13 Apr 1971 in Pearisburg, VA; Thresa Lou Smith, maiden name Bryant; age 22; born 26 Sep
1948 in KY; divorced; this is her 2nd marriage; 4 yrs HS education; living at Box 389, Oceana, WV;
daughter of Joseph and Gladys Lorene (Stevens) Bryant.


Thresa Lou Bryant

1. Giles Co, VA; Marriage License #66-033594; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Robert Paul Smith; age 21; born in Mullens, WV; single; living in Pineville, WV; son of Claude
Swanson and Lillian Randolph (Knight) Smith; married on 12 Sep 1966 in Pearisburg, VA; Theresa
Lou Bryant; age 21; born in Ages, KY; single; living in Hatcher, WV; daughter of Joe and Gladys Lorene
(Stevens) Bryant.
2. Giles Co, VA; Marriage License #71 011895; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Leonad Paul Stewart; age 24; born 3 Jul 1946 in WV; divorced; this is his 2nd marriage; 4 yrs HS
education; living at Box 137, Matheny, WV; son of Ira Paris and Mabel L. (Walker) Stewart; married
on 13 Apr 1971 in Pearisburg, VA; Thresa Lou Smith, maiden name Bryant; age 22; born 26 Sep
1948 in KY; divorced; this is her 2nd marriage; 4 yrs HS education; living at Box 389, Oceana, WV;
daughter of Joseph and Gladys Lorene (Stevens) Bryant.


Joseph P. "Joe" Goad

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; "The Hurt Family"; Article; Page
175; submitted by Ricky Bridges, Berwind, WV 24815.
2. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by Donna Sutphin Armentrout; 21 Jan 2014.
" Joseph P. “Joe” Goad
Birth 15 Sep 1884
Carroll County, Virginia, USA
Death 7 Sep 1944 (aged 59)
Catawba, Roanoke County, Virginia, USA
Burial
Goad Cemetery (Patrick Goad)
Carroll County, Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 123839630"

Additional Information Posted:
"m(1)Laura Susan Jackson
m(2)Lula Mae Quesenberry

"Children of Joseph P. Goad and Lula Quesenberry

"1. Alvin "Roscoe" Goad b 1912 Co, m Velma Marie Quesenberry.

"2. Helen Mae Goad (Mae), b ca 1915 Va, m Elbert Hurt

"3. Gilmer C. Goad, b 5 Jun 1916 - d 26 Aug 1935

"4. Clara Beatrice Goad (Beatrice), b 1918 - 1936 m Edgar Dillard,

"5. John Marsh Goad (Marsh), b ca 1920 WVa.

"6. Neal Burton Goad, b 2 Apr 1920

"7. Gertrude Goad, b ca 1924 WVa,


Lula May Quesenberry

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; "The Hurt Family"; Article; Page
175; submitted by Ricky Bridges, Berwind, WV 24815.
2. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by Virginia Gal; 19 Dec 2006; maintained by Find A Grave.
" Lula May Quesenberry Goad
Birth 3 Feb 1889
Death 23 Sep 1962 (aged 73)
Burial
Valley Vista Cemetery
Bluefield, Tazewell County, Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 17084536"


David Goad

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; "The Hurt Family"; Article; Page
175; submitted by Ricky Bridges, Berwind, WV 24815.


Godfrey

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; "B.B. Hurley"; Article; Page 175;
submitted by B.B. Hurley, 102 11th Street, Princeton, WV 24740.


Hazel Hurley

1. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Baileysville District; taken on 3 Apr 1930; Page 73B; Family #39.
Listed as Hazel Hurley; age 7; born in WV; in household of father, George W. Hurley.
2. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1995"; 1995; Edited by Dr, Thomas C.
Hatcher; Geneva Steele; Sandra Long and Christine Carr McGuire; "B.B. Hurley"; Article; Page 175;
submitted by B.B. Hurley, 102 11th Street, Princeton, WV 24740.


James R. Pennington

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; "The Hurt Family"; Article; Page
175; submitted by Ricky Bridges, Berwind, WV 24815.
2. Russell Co, VA; Marriage License #9483; Ancestry.com Web Site.
James R. Pennington; age 20; born in Jewel Ridge, VA; single; in US Army; living at Newhall, WV;
son of Dove M. and Lola (Hoddinow, sp?) Pennington; married on 7 Apr 1961 in Russell Co, VA;
Anna Mae Hurt; age 19; born in Coalwood, WV; single; living at Squire, WV; daughter of Elbert F.
and Helen Mae (Goad) Hurt.


Anna Mae Hurt

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; "The Hurt Family"; Article; Page
175; submitted by Ricky Bridges, Berwind, WV 24815.
2. Russell Co, VA; Marriage License #9483; Ancestry.com Web Site.
James R. Pennington; age 20; born in Jewel Ridge, VA; single; in US Army; living at Newhall, WV;
son of Dove M. and Lola (Hoddinow, sp?) Pennington; married on 7 Apr 1961 in Russell Co, VA;
Anna Mae Hurt; age 19; born in Coalwood, WV; single; living at Squire, WV; daughter of Elbert F.
and Helen Mae (Goad) Hurt.


David Pennington

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; "The Hurt Family"; Article; Page
175; submitted by Ricky Bridges, Berwind, WV 24815.