McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families and Individuals

Notes


Loama Dodge Hunt

1. Buchanan Co, VA; Marriage License #80-037164; Ancestry,com Website.
Loama Dodge Hunt; age 54; born 10 oct 1925 in VA; widowed; this is his second marriage; 1st
marriage ended in 1977; 8th grade education; living at Box 86, Hurley, VA; son of Jessie and Lucy
(Hurley) Hunt; married on 22 Aug 1980 in Grundy, VA; Dora Marie Hatfield; maiden name, Dotson;
age 47; born 11 Feb 1933 in WV; widow; this is her second marriage; 1st marriage ended 29 May
1978; 8th grade education; living at General Delivery, Iaeger, WV; daughter of Troy and Claudie
(Hunt) Dotson.


Dora Marie Dotson

1. Buchanan Co, VA; Marriage License #80-037164; Ancestry,com Website.
Loama Dodge Hunt; age 54; born 10 oct 1925 in VA; widowed; this is his second marriage; 1st
marriage ended in 1977; 8th grade education; living at Box 86, Hurley, VA; son of Jessie and Lucy
(Hurley) Hunt; married on 22 Aug 1980 in Grundy, VA; Dora Marie Hatfield; maiden name, Dotson;
age 47; born 11 Feb 1933 in WV; widow; this is her second marriage; 1st marriage ended 29 May
1978; 8th grade education; living at General Delivery, Iaeger, WV; daughter of Troy and Claudie
(Hunt) Dotson.
2. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Website.
"Name: Dora Lockhart
[Dora Marie Hunt]
[Dora Cline]
[Dora Hatfield]
[Dora Dotson]
Gender: Female
Race: White
Birth Date: 11 Feb 1933
Birth Place: Mohawk McDow, West Virginia
Death Date: 29 Apr 2003
Claim Date: 5 May 1973
Father: Troy Dotson
Mother: Claudia Hunt
SSN: 232568962
Notes: Jul 1957: Name listed as DORA LOCKHART;
19 Sep 1980: Name listed as DORA MARIE HUNT;
03 Sep 1999: Name listed as DORA MARIE CLINE;
02 May 1973: Name listed as DORA M HATFIELD;
08 May 2003: Name listed as DORA M CLINE


Vera Celestine Adkins

1. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Vera Celestine Adkins
[Vera Celestine Harrell]
[V Harrell]
Gender: Female
Race: Black
Birth Date: 13 Nov 1940
Birth Place: Elkhorn, West Virginia
[Elkhorn Mcdo??, West Virginia]
Death Date: 15 Apr 1988
Father: John L Adkins
Mother: Sophia L Wagestaff
SSN: 235648949
Notes: May 1958: Name listed as VERA CELESTINE ADKINS;
Aug 1974: Name listed as VERA CELESTINE HARRELL;
10 Jan 1998: Name listed as V HARRELL"
2. Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: V . Harrell
SSN: 235-64-8949
BORN: 13 Nov 1940
Died: 15 Apr 1988
State (Year) SSN issued: West Virginia (1957-1958)"


John Robert Campbell

1. Bland Co, VA; Marriage License #42354; Ancestry.com Web Site.
John Robert Campbell; age 21; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; miner; living at Lex, WV; son of
William Clyde and Ella (Payne) Campbell; married on 24 Nov 1939 in Bland, VA; Lexye Elizabeth
Brammer; age 21; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; living in Lex, WV; daughter of William and Ruth
(Evans) Brammer.
2. WWII Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947; Ancesrty.com Web Site.
"Name: John Robert Campbell
Gender: Male
Race: White
Age: 21
Relationship to Draftee: Self (Head)
Birth Date: 15 Sep 1919
Birth Place: Bradshaw, West Virginia, USA
Residence Place: Bradshaw, West Virginia, USA
Registration Date: 16 Oct 1940
Registration Place: Bradshaw, West Virginia, USA
Employer: Canter Coal Co
Weight: 140
Complexion: Ruddy
Eye Color: Brown
Hair Color: Brown
Height: 6 9
Next of Kin: Lexie Campbell
Household Members:
Name Relationship
John Robert Campbell Self (Head"
3. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: John Robert Campbell
[John Campbell]
Gender: Male
Race: White
Birth Date: 16 Sep 1918
Birth Place: Lex, West Virginia
Death Date: Sep 1946
Father: Clyde Campbell
Mother: Ella Campbell
SSN: 235051987
Signature on SSN Card: Robert Campbell
Notes: 18 Nov 1983: Name listed as JOHN ROBERT CAMPBELL;
04 Jan 1988: Name listed as JOHN CAMPBELL"
(Is there an error here? If he died in 1946 why the 1983 and 1988 dates?)
4. U.S. National Cemetery Interment Control Forms, 1928-1962; Ancestry.com Web Site.
John R. Campbell; Private 2nd and 3rd Reenforcemant Depot; unassigned; US Army, WWII; died 5
Sep 1946; "In active service at time of death, Remains shipped from European Theatre"; buried 2
Nov 1946 in Danville National Cemetery, Danville, VA Section I; Grave 1437.
5. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by US Veteran's Affairs; 3 Mar 2000.
" John Robert Campbell
Birth 15 Sep 1919
McDowell County, West Virginia, USA
Death 5 Sep 1946 (aged 26)
Burial
Danville National Cemetery
Danville, Danville City, Virginia, USA
Plot I, 1437"

Inscription: WEST VIRGINIA * PVT. U.S. ARMY * WOROLD WAR II


Lexy Brammer

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Lex; taken on 19 Apr 1930; Page 191B; Image
38 of 56; Family #398/400.
Listed as Lexya Brammer; age 12; born in WV; n household of father, William M. Brammer.
2. Bland Co, VA; Marriage License #42354; Ancestry.com Web Site.
John Robert Campbell; age 21; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; miner; living at Lex, WV; son of
William Clyde and Ella (Payne) Campbell; married on 24 Nov 1939 in Bland, VA; Lexye Elizabeth
Brammer; age 21; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; living in Lex, WV; daughter of William and Ruth
(Evans) Brammer.


Edgar Dewey Steele

1. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by Glenda Walker; 30 Jul 2010.
" Edgar Dewey “Ed” Steele
Birth 3 Jul 1898
Tazewell County, Virginia, USA
Death Jun 1985 (aged 86)
Bluewell, Mercer County, West Virginia, USA
Burial
Woodlawn Memorial Park
Bluewell, Mercer County, West Virginia, USA "

Additional Information Posted:
"Edgar Steele was born in a rural area of Tazewell County not far from Falls Mills. His mother died when he was two years old and an older sister raised him. His whole family was nearby and in later years his father Samuel lived with him. He was a baker by trade, an avid gardener, and a true friend."


Amy A. Spangler

1. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by Glenda Walker; 30 Jul 2010.
" Amy A Spangler Steele
Birth 7 Dec 1902
Falls Mills, Tazewell County, Virginia, USA
Death Oct 1981 (aged 78)
Gloucester Point, Gloucester County, Virginia, USA
Burial
Woodlawn Memorial Park
Bluewell, Mercer County, West Virginia, USA"

Additional Information Posted:
"Amy married Edgar Steele in 1924 and together they had three daughters and one son. She was close to her sisters and brother and spent time visiting them. She and Ed spent their latter years in Bluewell WV. They enjoyed gardening and preserving the produce they grew. They enjoyed spending time with the children and grandchildren. It was a life well spent."


Lon Damron

1. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1999"; 1999; By Geneva Steel, Tom Hatcher
and Sandra Long "Albert Eugene (Gene) Damron"; Article; Page 130; submitted by Gene and Jo
Damron, 39 Bland St, Welch, WV 24801.
2. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by Jill Swartz; 14 Sep 2015.
" Lon Damron
Birth 21 Nov 1900
Death 10 Jun 1977 (aged 76)
Burial
Roselawn Memorial Gardens
Princeton, Mercer County, West Virginia, USA
Plot Garden of Devotion first section"


Virgie Large

1. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1999"; 1999; By Geneva Steel, Tom Hatcher
and Sandra Long "Albert Eugene (Gene) Damron"; Article; Page 130; submitted by Gene and Jo
Damron, 39 Bland St, Welch, WV 24801.


Pauline Damron

1. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1999"; 1999; By Geneva Steel, Tom Hatcher
and Sandra Long "Albert Eugene (Gene) Damron"; Article; Page 130; submitted by Gene and Jo
Damron, 39 Bland St, Welch, WV 24801.


Lois Damron

1. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1999"; 1999; By Geneva Steel, Tom Hatcher
and Sandra Long "Albert Eugene (Gene) Damron"; Article; Page 130; submitted by Gene and Jo
Damron, 39 Bland St, Welch, WV 24801.


Robert B. Damron

1. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1999"; 1999; By Geneva Steel, Tom Hatcher
and Sandra Long "Albert Eugene (Gene) Damron"; Article; Page 130; submitted by Gene and Jo
Damron, 39 Bland St, Welch, WV 24801.


Kareul B. Damron

1. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1999"; 1999; By Geneva Steel, Tom Hatcher
and Sandra Long "Albert Eugene (Gene) Damron"; Article; Page 130; submitted by Gene and Jo
Damron, 39 Bland St, Welch, WV 24801.