McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Familie and Individuals

Notes


Frieda Louise Belcher

1. Virginia, U.S., Marriage Records, 1936-2014; Ancestry.com Website.
"Name: Freda Louise Belcher Meek
Gender: Female
Race: White
Age: 40
Birth Date: 20 Feb 1936
Marriage Registration Place: Giles, Virginia, USA
Marriage Date: 11 Mar 1976
Marriage Place: Pearisburg, Virginia, USA
Father: Samuel Belcher
Mother: Mary Ann Sizemore
Spouse: Claude Julian Mitchem
Certificate Number: 1976009107"
2. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Website.
"Name: Frieda Louise Belcher [Frieda Louise Hampton] [Freda Meek] [Freda Mitchem]
Gender: Female
Race: White
Birth Date: 20 Feb 1936
Birth Place: Algoma McDow, West Virginia [Northfork Mc??, West Virginia]
Death Date: 29 Oct 2006
Father:
Samuel Belcher
Mother:
Mary A Sizemore
SSN: 282324443
Notes: May 1953: Name listed as FRIEDA LOUISE BELCHER;
Jun 1955: Name listed as FRIEDA LOUISE HAMPTON;
Oct 1961: Name listed as FREDA LOUISE MEEK;
20 Jun 1980: Name listed as FREDA LOUISE MITCHEM;
14 Jul 1980: Name listed as FREDA B MITCHEM"


Georgia Ann Burks

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; E.D. 24-33; taken 30 Apr 1940; Page 672A;
Image 39 of 45; Household #317.
Listed as Georgia Burks; age 14; born in WV; single; 7th grade education; not attending school;
lived in McDowell Co, WV on 1 Apr 1940; farm laborer; in household of father, Ballard P. Burks.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1942); Page 246; WV Archives Website.
John Burks; age 19; born in Norfork, WV; single; living in Kimball, WV; married on 25 Apr 1942 in
Welch, WV; Georgia Burks; age 19; born in Hensley, WV; single; living in Kimball, WV; with consent
of Alex Burks, father of John Burks, born 2 day of Sep 1922 and Ballard Burks, fatherof Georgia
Burks, bor 2 day of Nov 1922.


Tim Esterling

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; "James Vincent Ricci"; Article;
Page 228; submitted by Elena Ricci Muckenfuss, 207 Stewart St, Welch, WC; 24801.


Donna Jean 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; "James Vincent Ricci"; Article;
Page 228; submitted by Elena Ricci Muckenfuss, 207 Stewart St, Welch, WC; 24801.


George Washington Stinson

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; "Thomas Stinson" Article; Page
246; submitted by Sylvia Puckett, Box 121, Raysal, WV 24879 and Belvia Boling, Pound, VA.
2. 1900 Census, Mingo Co, WV; Stafford District; taken 7 Jun 1900; Page 232B; Image 2 of 45;
Family #12/12.
Listed as George Stinson; age 16; born in Jul 1888 in WV; single; in household of mother, Sarah J.
Stinson.
3. Mingo Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1904); Page 60; WV Archives Website.
George W. Stinson; age 31; born in Mingo Co, WV; single; common laborer; living in Mingo Co, WV;
son of Thomas W. and Sarah Stinson; married on 4 Jul 1904 at Alenwick, WV; Polly Cline; age 19;
born and living in McDowell Co, WV; single; daughter of Peter and Matilda Cline.
4. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1926); Page 309; WV Archives Website.
G.W. Stinson; age 42; born in Mingo Co, WV; widowed; fire boss (in mine); living at Bartley, WV; son
of Tom and Sallie; married on 3 Oct 1926 at Bartley, WV; Kizzie Wolford; age 45; born in Buchanan
Co, VA; widow; daughter of Alfred and Mary.
5. Virginia, U.S., Marriage Records, 1936-2014; Ancestry.com Website.
"Name: G W Stinson
Gender: Male
Race: White
Age: 40
Birth Date: abt 1899
Marriage Registration Place: Dickenson, Virginia, USA
Marriage Date: 16 Aug 1939
Marriage Place: Dickenson, Virginia, USA
Father: Tom Stinson
Mother: Sarah Cantrell
Spouse: Bonnie Steele
Certificate Number: 1939027375"


Kizzie Wolford

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; "Thomas Stinson" Article; Page
246; submitted by Sylvia Puckett, Box 121, Raysal, WV 24879 and Belvia Boling, Pound, VA.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1926); Page 309; WV Archives Website.
G.W. Stinson; age 42; born in Mingo Co, WV; widowed; fire boss (in mine); living at Bartley, WV; son
of Tom and Sallie; married on 3 Oct 1926 at Bartley, WV; Kizzie Wolford; age 45; born in Buchanan
Co, VA; widow; daughter of Alfred and Mary.
3. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Website.
"Name: Kizzy Wolford Payne [Kizzy Wolford Wolford]
Gender: Female
Race: White
Birth Date: 25 Nov 1878
Birth Place: Blackey Buch, Virginia
Father:
Alford Wolford
Mother:
Polly Blankenship
SSN: 236287897
Notes: Feb 1941: Name listed as KIZZY WOLFORD PAYNE "


Buford Yates

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; "Quinton Dale Vance"; Article;
Page 255; submitted by Amy Vance, 203 Mt. View Ave, Bluefield, VA 24605.
2. Buchanan Co, VA; Marriage License #9737; Ancestry.com Website.
Buford Yates; age 20; born in Buchanan Co, VA; single; no previous marriage; US Army; living at
Stacy, VA; son of Lawrence Thomas and Bertha (Smith) Yates; married on 7 Apr 1953 in Buchanan
Co, VA; Margaret Sue Francis; age 18; born in Mingo Co, WV; single; no previous marriage; secretary;
living at Tookland, VA; daughter of Edward Carl and Goldie (Allen) Francis.
3. FindAGrave.com Website; submitted by Combs26; 22 Jan 2019.
" Buford Yates
Birth 22 Apr 1932
Death 20 Jan 2019 (aged 86)
Burial
Mountain Valley Memorial Park
Big Rock, Buchanan County, Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 196274339"

Additional Information Posted:
"Buford Yates
"April 22, 1932 - January 20, 2019

"Buford Yates, 86 years of age of Grundy, VA, passed away Sunday, January 20, 2019 in Abingdon, VA. Born April 22, 1932 in Grundy, VA, he was the son of the late Lawrence Thomas and Bertha Smith Yates.

"Buford was a 1952 graduate of Grundy Senior High School, a United States Army Veteran having served during the Korean War stationed in Japan. He was a 1963 graduate of the Cincinnati College of Mortuary Science, and had worked as manager of Buchanan County Funeral Home for twenty-two years, where he helped families honor their loved ones until his retirement in 1992. After his retirement, he worked part time for Virginia Funeral Home and Shortridge-Ramey Funeral Home. He enjoyed doing yard work and riding his John Deere, was of the Baptist faith and a member of the Grundy Masonic Temple Lodge # 17AFAM. A loving husband, father, brother, grandfather and great grandfather.

"In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sisters, Edith Faye Compton, Gusta Rife, and Lourena Yates; one brother, Otis Warren Yates and granddaughter, Kendra Myers.

"Those left to cherish his memories include his loving wife of sixty-six years, Sue Francis Yates of Grundy, VA; daughters Cathy Yates-Myers of Oklahoma City, OK, Vicki Yates White and husband Dennis of Grundy, VA, Margaret Yates Vance and husband Dale of Bluefield, VA, Nancy Yates Hess and husband Jeff of Abingdon, VA, Mary Beth Yates Hylton and husband Steve of Abingdon, VA, and Sarah Yates Taylor and husband Travis of Charleston, WV; one sister, Alta Cox of Grundy, VA.

"He is also survived by twelve grandchildren: Richie L. (Jessica) Myers of Oklahoma City, OK, Lesley (Rick) Rife of Manassas, VA, Kelli White (Mark) Curtis of Beaver Dam, VA, Amy Vance (Adam) Wiley of Reidsville, NC, Jason Vance of Brooklyn, NY, Caitlin Vance of Bluefield, VA, Andrew Vance of Bluefield, VA, Nathan Hess of Asburn, VA, Haylee Hess of Abingdon, VA, Carter Hylton of Abingdon, VA, and Lindsey and Lauren Taylor both of Charleston, WV; eight great-grandchildren: Jace and Blakely Myers, Hudson, Warren, Ada, and Hazel Curtis, Bo and Violet Wiley and numerous nieces and nephews.

"Funeral service for Buford Yates will be held at the Shortridge-Ramey Funeral Home Chapel of Grundy, VA, Sunday, January 27, 2019 at 1:00 pm with Evangelist Hobert Kennedy officiating. Burial will follow in the Mountain Valley Memorial Park in Big Rock, VA. Full military rites will be conducted at the cemetery.

"Active pallbearers will be his sons-in-law."


Margaret Sue Francis

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; "Quinton Dale Vance"; Article;
Page 255; submitted by Amy Vance, 203 Mt. View Ave, Bluefield, VA 24605.
2. Buchanan Co, VA; Marriage License #9737; Ancestry.com Website.
Buford Yates; age 20; born in Buchanan Co, VA; single; no previous marriage; US Army; living at
Stacy, VA; son of Lawrence Thomas and Bertha (Smith) Yates; married on 7 Apr 1953 in Buchanan
Co, VA; Margaret Sue Francis; age 18; born in Mingo Co, WV; single; no previous marriage; secretary;
living at Tookland, VA; daughter of Edward Carl and Goldie (Allen) Francis.


Henry Lawson

1. 1880 Census, Lawrence Co, KY; 13th Precinct, Twin Branch; taken on 17 Jun 1880; Page 359B; Image
6 of 15; Family #166/178.
Listed as Henry Lawson; age 29; born in KY; married; farmer; head of household.


Lavina "Vina"

1. 1880 Census, Lawrence Co, KY; 13th Precinct, Twin Branch; taken on 17 Jun 1880; Page 359B; Image
6 of 15; Family #166/178.
Listed as Linina (sp?) Lawson; age 28; born in KY; married; keeping house; in household of husband,
Henry Lawson.


Jane Lawson

1. 1880 Census, Lawrence Co, KY; 13th Precinct, Twin Branch; taken on 17 Jun 1880; Page 359B; Image
6 of 15; Family #166/178.
Listed as Jane Lawson; age 7; born in KY; in household of father, Henry Lawson.


Virgil Lawson

1. 1880 Census, Lawrence Co, KY; 13th Precinct, Twin Branch; taken on 17 Jun 1880; Page 359B; Image
6 of 15; Family #166/178.
Listed as Vergial Lawson; age 2; born in KY; in household of father, Henry Lawson.