McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families and Individuals

Notes


Earl Murphy

1. Virginia, Birth Records, 1912-2014, Delayed Birth Records, 1854-1911; Haysi, Dickenson Co, VA;
Record #4994; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Earl Murphy; born 14 Jan 1911 in Buchanan Co, VA; 5th child of Boyd and Victoria McGlothlin)
Murphy who were maiired 2 Jan 1900 in Buchanan Co, VA.
2. U.S. WWII Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Earl Murphy
Race: White
Age: 29
Relationship to Draftee: Self (Head)
Birth Place: Grundy, Virginia, USA
Birth Date: 14 Jan 1911
Residence Place: Splashdam, Dickenson, Virginia, USA
Registration Date: 1940
Employer: Splashdam Coal Corporation
Weight: 150
Complexion: Ruddy
Eye Color: Blue
Hair Color: Brown
Height: 5 11
Next of Kin: Boyd Murphy
Household Members:
Name Relationship
Earl Murphy Self (Head)
Boyd Murphy Father"
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1942); Page 481; WV Archives Web Site.
Earl Murphy; age 31; born in Grundy, VA; single; living at Fort Bragg, NC; was issued a license to
marry on 5 Aug1942; Juanita Miller; age 21 (sic, 17); born at Capels, WV; single; living at Welch, WV.
(No return by minister. Apparently they did not marry because she was under age)
4. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1943); Page 395; WV Archives Web Site.
Earl Murphy; age 32; born in Grundy, VA; single; living in VA; married on 16 mar 1943 at Welch, WV;
Juanita Miller; age 18; born at Caples, WV; single; living at Junior Poca, WV; with consent of Lillie
Murphy; mother of Juanita Miller; application signed by Pvt. Earl Murphy.
5. Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014: Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Earl Murphy
SSN: 236-10-4557
Last Residence:
24801 Welch, Mcdowell, West Virginia, USA
BORN: 14 Jan 1911
Last Benefit: 24801, Welch, Mcdowell, West Virginia, United States of America
Died: May 1977
State (Year) SSN issued: West Virginia (Before 1951)"
6. U.S., Department of Veterans Affairs BIRLS Death File, 1850-2010; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Earl Murphy
Gender: Male
Death Date: 21 May 1977
SSN: 236104557
Enlistment Date 1: 19 Jan 1942
Release Date 1: 26 Nov 1945"
7. Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Earl Murphy
SSN: 236-10-4557
Last Residence:
24801 Welch, Mcdowell, West Virginia, USA
BORN: 14 Jan 1911
Last Benefit: 24801, Welch, Mcdowell, West Virginia, United States of America
Died: May 1977
State (Year) SSN issued: West Virginia (Before 1951)"


Margaret Juanita Miller

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; Caretta; State Highway 66; taken on 15 Apr 1930;
Page 50A; Image 41 of 91; Family #181/182.
Listed as Juanita Miller; age 5; born in WV; in household of mother, Lilly Miller.
2. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Jr Poca; E.D. 24-40; taken on 24 Apr 1940;
Page 795A; Image 29 of 36; Household #182.
Listed as Juanita Miller; age 15; born in WV; 7th grade education; attending school; lived in McDowell Co, WV
on 1 Apr 1935; in household of step-father, Estle Murphy, with mother.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1942); Page 481; WV Archives Web Site.
Earl Murphy; age 31; born in Grundy, VA; single; living at Fort Bragg, NC; was issued a license to marry on 5 Aug
1942; Juanita Miller; age 21 (sic, 17); born at Capels, WV; single; living at Welch, WV.
(No return by minister. Apparently they did not marry because she was under age)
4. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1943); Page 395; WV Archives Web Site.
Earl Murphy; age 32; born in Grundy, VA; single; living in VA; married on 16 mar 1943 at Welch, WV; Juanita
Miller; age 18; born at Caples, WV; single; living at Junior Poca, WV; with consent of Lillie Murphy; mother of
Juanita Miller; application signed by Pvt. Earl Murphy.
5. United States Public Records, 1970-2009; LDS Web Site.
"Name Juanita Murphy
Also Known As Margaret J Murphy
Residence Date 01 Oct 1998
Residence Place Welch, West Virginia, United States
Birth Date 12 Oct 1924
Address Welch, West Virginia 24801
Address Date 01 Oct 1998
2nd Address Welch, West Virginia 24801
2nd Address Date 01 Jul 1992-05 Dec 2008
Record Number 171289741"


Evans Barton

1. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Vitginia, 1858-1999"; Volume II; by Geneva Steele, Sandra
Long and Tom Hatcher; Page 166-167; "Evans and Alice Robinette Barton" article; submitted by
Brenda Barton, RT 1, Box 185, Vallscreek, WV.
2. McDowell Co, WV Marriage Records; Vol #__(1950); Page 367; WV Archives Web Site.
Evans Barton; age 28; born in Davenport, VA; single; living at Newhall, WV; married on 18 Nov 1950
in Welch, WV; Alice Robinette; age 19; born in Panther, WV; single; living in Iaeger, WV; with consent
of Lawrence Robinette; father of Alice Robinette.


Alice Robinette

1. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Vitginia, 1858-1999"; Volume II; by Geneva Steele, Sandra
Long and Tom Hatcher; Page 166-167; "Evans and Alice Robinette Barton" article; submitted by
Brenda Barton, RT 1, Box 185, Vallscreek, WV.
2. McDowell Co, WV Marriage Records; Vol #__(1950); Page 367; WV Archives Web Site.
Evans Barton; age 28; born in Davenport, VA; single; living at Newhall, WV; married on 18 Nov 1950
in Welch, WV; Alice Robinette; age 19; born in Panther, WV; single; living in Iaeger, WV; with consent
of Lawrence Robinette; father of Alice Robinette.


Bilton Lee Kennedy

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; "Bilton Lee Kennedy" Article;
Page 182; submitted by Sandra Kennedy, PO Box 146, Avondale, WV; 24811.
2. Buchanan Co, VA; Marriage License #67 046201; Ancestry,com Web Site.
Bilton Lee Kennedy; age 21; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; no previous marriage; machinist for
Westingouse; living at Beartown, WV; son of Daniel Boone and Ella Mae (Kelly) Kennedy; married
on 23 Dec 1967 in Buchanan Co, VA; Janice Peggy Walker; age 17; born in McDowell Co, WV; single;
no previous marriage; waitress for Palace Cafe; living in Iaeger, WV; daughter of Jerry and Pauline
Marie (Murphy) Walker.
3. Russell Co, VA; Marriage License #76-006183; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Bilton L. Kennedy; age 29; born 12 Feb 1947 in Wharncliff, WV; widowed; this is his 2nd marriage;
2 yrs HS education; living in beartown, WV; son of Boone and Ella M. (Kelly) Kennedy; married on
23 Dec 1967 in Lebanon, VA; Sandra Kaye Blizzard; age 18; born 25 Apr 1957 in Welch, WV; single;
this is her 1st marriage; 4 yrs high school education; living in Anawalt, WV; daughter of Floyd and
Betty L. (Presley) Blizzard.


Janice Peggy Walker

1. Buchanan Co, VA; Marriage License #67 046201; Ancestry,com Web Site.
Bilton Lee Kennedy; age 21; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; no previous marriage; machinist for
Westingouse; living at Beartown, WV; son of Daniel Boone and Ella Mae (Kelly) Kennedy; married
on 23 Dec 1967 in Buchanan Co, VA; Janice Peggy Walker; age 17; born in McDowell Co, WV; single;
no previous marriage; waitress for Palace Cafe; living in Iaeger, WV; daughter of Jerry and Pauline
Marie (Murphy) Walker.
3. Russell Co, VA; Marriage License #76-006183; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Bilton L. Kennedy; age 29; born 12 Feb 1947 in Wharncliff, WV; widowed; this is his 2nd marriage;
2 yrs HS education; living in beartown, WV; son of Boone and Ella M. (Kelly) Kennedy; married on
23 Dec 1967 in Lebanon, VA; Sandra Kaye Blizzard; age 18; born 25 Apr 1957 in Welch, WV; single;
this is her 1st marriage; 4 yrs high school education; living in Anawalt, WV; daughter of Floyd and
Betty L. (Presley) Blizzard.


Larry Gene Christian

1. Fanning Funeral Home; Iaeger, WV; Posted Obit.
"Larry Gene Christian, age 73, passed away on Tuesday, December 20, 2016 at Parkview Regional Medical Center in Fort Wayne, Indiana. He was born on February 21, 1943 and raised in Cow holler, Bartley, West Virginia to the late Mastin and Oma Jane (McIntosh) Christian. He was a veteran of the United States Army military police and a coal miner. He was married to Wilda Mae Rowe in 1968 and moved to Indiana to work in the local foundries. He retired from Fort Wayne Foundry in 2004 after 35 years of service to the foundry.Survivors include his loving wife of 48 years, Wilda Christian of Kendallville. Two beloved sons; Michael Gene Christian of Kendallville and Anthony Joseph "Tony" and Kristin Christian of Kendallville. Daughter, Tammy Jones of Aberdeen, Washington. Six beloved grandsons: Tate (Yani) Harris and Clint Harris, both in the United States Marine Corps, based in San Diego, California; Tyler (Stevie) Christian of Kendallville; Jack Christian of Kendallville; John Jones and Jesse Jones of Washington state. Four great grandchildren: Breydan Christian and Letty Christian and Madison Jones and Kara Jones. Brother, Everett Christian of Kendallville. Brother, Tom Christian of Howe. Brother, David Christian of Kendallville. Brother, Robert Christian of North Carolina. Sister, Pauline "Toot" Frazier of Ashland, Kentucky. Sister, Nancy "Doll" White of Spartanburg, South Carolina. Preceded in death by his parents; one brother, Ellis "Teen" Christian; two sisters, Amy Tedesco and Florence Laxton.Funeral services will be held Friday, December 23, 2016 at 6:00 PM at Hite Funeral Home with visitation from 4:00 - 6:00 PM prior to the service. An additional funeral service will take place Monday, December 26, 2016 at 12:00 noon at the Family Worship Center in Jolo, West Virginia. Visitation is an hour prior to the service. Burial will be at the Rowe Family Cemetery, Estep Ridge, Paynesville, West Virginia...."


Wilda Mae Rowe

1. "The Hertiage of McDowell Co, WV, 1858-1995", McDowell County Historical Society, 1995,
"Crocket Rowe" article, page 232.
Crocket Rowe; born on 7 Feb 1929; died on 12 Jan 1987; son of Ruben and Betty Waldron Rowe;
married Elva Pruitt; four children:Wilda Mae, Wilma Lee; Elmer James Crocket; and Donna Gay
Rowe.
2. Fanning Funeral Home; Iaeger, WV; Posted Obit.
"Wilda Mae Christian, age 69, of Kendallville, died Saturday, March 9, 2019 at Parkview Memorial Hospital, Fort Wayne. Mrs. Christian was born June 9, 1949 and raised at Three Forks holler near Jolo, West Virginia to the late Crocket and Elva (Pruitt) Rowe. She graduated from Iaeger High School in 1967 and married Larry Gene Christian in April of 1968 in West Virginia. Larry preceded her in death on December 20, 2016. Wilda was employed with King Seeley in Kendallville and Mastercraft in Shipshewana. She also was a babysitter for many children over the years.
Survivors include:
Son, Michael Gene Christian of Kendallville.
Son, Anthony Joseph “Tony” and Kristin Christian of Kendallville.
Four grandchildren: Tate and Yani Harris of Kendallville; Clint Harris of San Diego, California; Tyler Christian of Kendallville; and Jack Christian of Kendallville.
Four great grandchildren: Breydan Christian, Letty Christian, Atticus Harris, and Olivia Harris due in July.
Sister, Wilma Heathcock of Goshen.
She was preceded in death by sister, Donna Hicks and brother, Jay Rowe.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, March 23, 2019 at 12:00 noon at the Raysal Freewill Baptist Church, Raysal, West Virginia with calling at 10:00 AM prior to the service.
Burial will take place at the Rowe Family Cemetery, Estep Ridge, Paynesville, West Virginia...."


Helen Christian

1. "The Heritage of McDowell Co, WV, 1858-1995"; McDowell Co, WV Historical Society; 1995;
"John W. and Mae Christian, Miner" article; Page 119; submitted by Marie Brownfield, Raysal, WV.


McGee S. Bryant

1. US Public Records, 1970-2009; LDS Web Site.
"Name Mcgee S Bryant
Also Known As Megge S Bryant
2nd Also Known As Name Mcgee B Bryant
Residence Date 01 Apr 1998
Residence Place Justice, West Virginia, United States
Birth Date 29 May 1942..."

"...Address Auburn 8
Address Continued Justice, West Virginia 24851
Address Date 01 Apr 1998
2nd Address 1 RR 1 133
2nd Address Continued Justice, West Virginia 24851
2nd Address Date 01 Nov 1994
3rd Address 133 PO Box
3rd Address Continued Justice, West Virginia 24851
3rd Address Date 01 Jun 1982-25 Mar 2008..."