McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families and Individuals

Notes


Fredrick Henry Swetnam

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 Swetnams"; Article; Page
247; submitted by Carol Cassidy, 78 Mountain Pass Trail, Lilburn, GA 30247.
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; "Poppy Swetnam"; Article; Page
247; submitted by Carol Cassidy, 78 Mountain Pass Trail, Lilburn, GA 30247.


Bessie Roberts

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 Swetnams"; Article; Page
247; submitted by Carol Cassidy, 78 Mountain Pass Trail, Lilburn, GA 30247.


Olaf McGinnis Smith

1. Buchanan Co, VA; Marriage License #80-024214; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Olaf McGinnis Smith; age 19; born 2 Jun 1961 in WV; this is his 1st marriage; 11th grade HS
education; living at Rt#2, Box 49; Paynesville, WV; son of Gene Crockett and Patsy Jo (Sanders)
Smith; married on 7 Jun 1980 at Stacey, VA; Betty Rose Justice; age 18; born 28 Feb 1962 in WV;
this is her 1st marriage; 12th grade education; living at Box 146, Panther, WV; daughter of Clarence
and Lois Jean (Lockhart) Justice.
2. Fanning Funeral Home; Iaeger, WV; Posted Obit.
"Olaf M. Smith, 54, of Panther, WV, passed away Thursday May 12, 2016, at the University of Kentucky Hospital in Lexington, KY, following a long illness.
"Olaf was born June 2, 1961, in Welch, WV, a son of Gene and Patsy Sanders Smith. He was a disabled coal miner and affiliated with the Old Regular Baptist Church.
"Olaf was preceded in death by his grandparents, Caleb and Melvina Smith and Elbert and Alice
Sanders; and his father-in-law and mother-in-law, Clarence and Lois Justice.
"Olaf was blessed to be part of a large close knit family. His survivors include his wife of 35 years, Betty Justice Smith of the home; his parents, Gene and Patsy Smith of Paynesville, WV; one son, Olaf "Brian" Smith and wife Tiffany of Peterstown, WV; one daughter, Angela Ratliff of Wayne, WV; one grandson, Olaf Brian Smith, Jr. of Peterstown, WV; three granddaughters, Brianna Jade Smith of Peterstown, WV, Katelyn Ratliff of Wayne and Ashley Ratliff of Wayne, WV; two brothers, Raymond Smith and wife Crystal of Pounding Mill, VA and Darrell Smith and wife Jennifer of Jolo, WV; one sister, Clarise Smith of Richlands, VA; three sisters-in-law, Debbie Endicott and husband D.J. of Gilbert, WV, Christine Parker of Bluefield, WV, and Sandra Kennedy of Panther, WV; a brother-in-law, Clarence Jr. Justice of Panther, WV, numerous nieces and nephews; and special friends, Reverend Michael Brooks, Marty Matney, Steve Matney, Irvin "Buddy" Justice, Hazel Justice, Steve Bailey, Dion Justice, Freda Matney, Terry Justice, Matthew Justice, Johnny Justice, Estel Justice and George Justice.
"Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday, May 17, 2016 at 11 o'clock with Reverend Michael Brooks and Elder Fred Bailey officiating at the Chapel of Fanning Funeral Home in Iaeger, WV. Burial will follow in the Justice Family Cemetery at Trace Fork near Panther, WV. ..."


Betty Rose Justice

1. Buchanan Co, VA; Marriage License #80-024214; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Olaf McGinnis Smith; age 19; born 2 Jun 1961 in WV; this is his 1st marriage; 11th grade HS
education; living at Rt#2, Box 49; Paynesville, WV; son of Gene Crockett and Patsy Jo (Sanders)
Smith; married on 7 Jun 1980 at Stacey, VA; Betty Rose Justice; age 18; born 28 Feb 1962 in WV;
this is her 1st marriage; 12th grade education; living at Box 146, Panther, WV; daughter of Clarence
and Lois Jean (Lockhart) Justice.


Andrew Orban Sr

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Premier Mining Village; taken on 9 Apr
1930; Page 235B; Image 10 of 35; Family #72/72.
Listed as Andy Orban; age 46; born in Hungry; married at 24; immigranted to US in 1905; alien;
coal miner; head of household.
2. West Virginia Naturalization Records, 1814-1991[ LDS Web Site.
Andrew Orban; age 54; born 17 Sep 1884 in Salanki, Hungary; 5' 7" tall; 150 lbs; brown eyes; brown
hair; light complexion; scar on forehead; married Victoria Vaspory Orban on 2 Oct 1909 at Premier,
WV; she was born 16 Sep 1891 in Krdfield, Hungary; he entered US on 13 Nov 1906 at New York, NY;
children: Mike, born 24 Feb 1912; Andrew, Jr, born 1 Jan 1914; Joseph, born 21 Jan 1915; Mrs, Julia
Mays; born 12 Oct 1918; and John, born 12 Nov 1920; all born at Premier, WV; except Mike who was born
at Dante, VA; all reside in Premier, WV; except Julia who resides in Caretta, WV; sailed from Fiuma, Italy
aboard the SS Pannonia12 Dec 1905 under name of Andras Orban; signed 8 Jun 1939 at Welch, WV.
3. McDowell Co, WV; WW II Draft Registration Card # U-2887; 27 Apr 1942; LDS Web Site.
Andrew Orban, Sr; age 57; born 17 Sep 1884 in Salanki, Hungary; living at Premier, WV; employed
by Premier Pocahontas Collieries Co, Premier, WV; person who will always know address, Mrs.
Victoria Orban, Iaeger, WV; 5'8" tall; 150 lbs; brown eyes; brown hair; light complexion.
4. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #70 008903; WV Archives Web Site.
Andy Orban, Sr; age 85; born 17 Sep 1884 (marked thru 87; 17 Sep 1882 written in) in Hungary;
married; husband of Clevie Wilson Orban; coal miner; SS#235-09-5556; living at Premier, WV;
son of Mose Orban and Elizabeth _______; died 2 Jun 1970 in Doctors Memorial Hospital, Welch, WV;
due to acute coronary occlusion; coronary arterosclerosis and coal workerd pneumoconiosis; buried
5 Jun 1970 in Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, WV; informant, Julia Mays, Premier, WV.
5. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 26 Feb 2014.
Andrew "Andy" Orban; born in 1884; died in 1970; buried here; double headstone photo shown with
wife, Victoria Orban.


Clevie Ethel Wilson

1. Russell Co, VA; Delayed Birth Certificate #10500; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Clevie Ethel Wilson; ; born 20 Oct 1894 in Honaker, VA; 2nd child of Enoch Sanders and Nannie
Surilda (Stallard) Wilson; father was a farmer; both parents born in Russell Co, VA; signed by
Clevie Wilson Little, Premier, WV; date was taken from a family Bible sworn to by uncle, H. B.
Stallard, age 91.
2. 1910 Census, Wise Co, VA; Lipps District; taken on 28 Apr 1910; Page 129B; Image 36 of 68;
Family #371/374.
Listed as Clevie E. Wilson; age 14; born in VA; in household of father, Enoch Wilson.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1919); Page 279; WV Archives Web Site via LDS
Web Site.
F.C. Little; age 33; born in Washington Co, TN; single; machinist; living at Havaco, WV; son of
Kye and Lizzie; married on 25 Nov 1919 at Welch, WV; Clevie Wilson; age 23; born in Russell Co,
VA; single; daughter of Enoch and Nannie.
4. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; taken on 14 Feb 1920; Page 98A; Image
19 of 38; Family #161/162.
Listed as Clivie Little; age 24; born in VA; married; in household of husband, Frank C. Little.
5. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Davy; taken on 10 Apr 1930; Page 86B;
Image #43 of 47; Family #77.
Listed as Clidie Little; age 33; born in KY; married at 22; in household of husband, Frank C. Little.
6. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Premier; E.D. 24-38; taken on 25 Apr
1940; Page 764A; Image 7 of 10; Household #50.
Listed as Clevie Little; age 47; born in VA; married; 2 yrs HS education; lived in same house on
1 Apr 1935; in household of husband, Frank C. Little.
7. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 26 Feb 2014.
Clevie Little Orban; born 20 Oct 1894; died 25 Nov 1975; buried here; headstone photo shown;
"On the wings of a dove. * WE NEEDED HER BUT GOD NEEDED HER MORE".


Gladys Cook

1. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Oceana District, taken on 2 May 1910, Page 272A, Family #202.
Listed as Gladdus Cook, age 1 yr, 4 mons, born in WV, in household of father, William W. Cook.


Hank Barker

1. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1995"; McDowell County Historical Society;
1995; "Janet and Keith Barker"; Article; Page 95; submitted by Vickie Hagerman, PO Box 3470,
Bluewell, WV 24701.


Fannie

1. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1995"; McDowell County Historical Society;
1995; "Janet and Keith Barker"; Article; Page 95; submitted by Vickie Hagerman, PO Box 3470,
Bluewell, WV 24701.