McDowell and Wyoming Co WV Families and Individuals

Notes


Lincoln Shaffer

1. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #13204; WV Archives Web Site.
Lincoln Shaffer; age 60; born 1 May 1890 in Greenup Co, KY; married; coal miner; living at Hemphill,
WV; son of John and Jane Shaffer; died 30 Sep 1950 in Welch Emergency Hospital, Welch, WV; due
to acute coronary occlsuion with silicosis and myocarditis; buried 3 Oct 1950 in Iaeger Memorial,
informant, J.R. Shaffer.
2. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 20 Dec 2013.
Lincoln Shaffer; born 1 May 1890; died 30 Sep 1950; buried here; double headstone photo shown;
with wife Maude Duncan Shaffer; death certificate posted;
"Family links:
" Parents:
John Milton Shaffer (1862 - 1922)
Mary Jane Gillum Shaffer (1862 - 1943)

" Spouse:
Maude Shaffer (1895 - 1975)*

" Children:
Ethel M Martin (1914 - 1970)*
Harold E. Shaffer (1917 - 1918)*
John Ralph Shaffer (1923 - 1966)*
Betty Jane Tramel (1926 - 1995)*
Janis Lorraine Shaffer Sironko (1930 - 2000)*

" Siblings:
Carrie Shavers Rigsby (1888 - 1932)*
Pearlie Shavers (1888 - 1890)*
Lincoln Shaffer (1890 - 1950)
Ethel Shaffer (1892 - 1913)*
Cora May Shaffer Evans (1896 - 1966)*
Hazel S. Collins (1898 - 1979)*
Rance Shaffer (1900 - 1944)*
Clyde Shaffer (1903 - 1937)*
Charles Shavers (1905 - 1974)*"


Maude Duncan

1. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 20 Dec 2013.
Maude Shaffer; born 14 Sep 1895; died 22 Oct 1975; buried here; double headstone photo shown with
husband, Lincoln Shaffer.


Fred O. Johnson

1. Arlington Co, VA; Marriage License #7102; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Fred O. Johnson; age 22; born in Blacksburg, VA; single; transfer business; living at 496 Maryland
Ave, N, Washington, DC; son of William L. and Sadie (Bland) Johnson; married on 1 May 1937 in
Extalls Church, Arlington, VA' Elizabeth Jane Duval; age 20; born in Eckman, WV; single; living at
6726, 25th Street, Arlington, VA; daughter of Thomas L. and Callie M. (Dehart) Duval.


Elizabeth Jane Duvall

1. Arlington Co, VA; Marriage License #7102; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Fred O. Johnson; age 22; born in Blacksburg, VA; single; transfer business; living at 496 Maryland
Ave, N, Washington, DC; son of William L. and Sadie (Bland) Johnson; married on 1 May 1937 in
Extalls Church, Arlington, VA' Elizabeth Jane Duval; age 20; born in Eckman, WV; single; living at
6726, 25th Street, Arlington, VA; daughter of Thomas L. and Callie M. (Dehart) Duval.
2. District of Columbia, Marriage Records, 1810-1953; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Elizabeth Jane Duval Johnson
Gender: Female
Age: 30
Birth Date: abt 1918
Marriage Date: 3 Apr 1948
Marriage Place: District of Columbia, USA
Spouse: Samuel Francis Hilleary
Film Number: 002293590"
3. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Elizabeth Jane Duval
[Elizabeth Jane Hilleary]
[Elizabeth Hilleary]
[Elizabeth Jane Duvall]
Gender: Female
Race: White
Birth Date: 1 Jul 1917
Birth Place: Eckman, West Virginia
Death Date: 16 Nov 2000
Father: Thomas L Duvall
Mother: Callie M Dehart
SSN: 577018034
Death Certificate Number: FIX FOR "01" DOD 03/01
Signature on SSN Card: Jane Duval
Relationship of Signature: Signature name differs from NH’s name.
Notes: Nov 1936: Name listed as ELIZABETH JANE DUVAL;
Aug 1952: Name listed as ELIZABETH JANE HILLEARY;
19 Apr 2001: Name listed as ELIZABETH J HILLEARY"
4. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by hgs205; 24 Mar 2012.
" Elizabeth J. Hilleary
Birth 1 Jul 1917
Death 16 Nov 2000 (aged 83)
Burial
Columbia Gardens Cemetery
Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA
Plot Section P"


Dorsie A. Lowe

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1920); Page 76; WV Archives Web Site.
Dossie Lowe; age 24; born in Carroll Co, VA; single; farmer; living at Keystone, WV; son of ______and
_________; married on 19 Jun 1920 at White Oak, WV; Mabel Richards (sic, Lester); age 20; born in McDowell Co,
WV; single; daughter of Hosston (sic, William) and Barbera; with constent of Hosston and Barbera Richards;
Northfork, WV.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #4659; WV Archives Web Site.
Dorsie A. Lowe; age 60; born 22 Aug 1895 in Lambsburg, VA; married; timber worker in sawmill;
served in WW I; living at Sandy Huff, WV; son of Alexander and ______(Stewart) Lowe; died 25 May
1956 in Sandy Huff, WV; due to myocarditis, unclassified; buried 26 Mar 1956 at Roderfield, WV;
informant, Mrs. Mabel Lowe.
3. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 22 Jun 2014.
Dorsie A. Lowe; born 22 Aug 1895; died 25 May 1956; buried here; headstone and grave marker
photos shown; "WEST VIRGINIA * PVT * CO D * 313 MACHINE GUN * WORLD WAR I * PH".


Mabel Donie Lester

1. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; taken on 2 Apr 1910; Page 132B; Image 20
of 77; Family #172/174.
Listed as Mabel Lester; age 7; born in WV; in household of step-father, Houston Richards.
2. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Houston Coal Co, Carswell; taken on 26/27 Jan, 1920;
Page 164B; Image 21 of 24; Family #408/452.
Listed as Mabel Luster; age 16; born in WV; in household of step-father, Houston R. Richards.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1920); Page 76; WV Archives Web Site.
Dossie Lowe; age 24; born in Carroll Co, VA; single; farmer; living at Keystone, WV; son of ______and
_________; married on 19 Jun 1920 at White Oak, WV; Mabel Richards (sic, Lester); age 20; born in McDowell Co,
WV; single; daughter of Hosston (sic, William) and Barbera; with constent of Hosston and Barbera Richards;
Northfork, WV.
4. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 22 Jun 2014.
Mabel Donie Lester Lowe; born 3 Aug 1903; died 16 Oct 1987; buried here; headstone photo shown.


Dewey "Red" McClain

1. Buchanan Co, VA; Marriage License #21215; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Dewey McClain; age 31; born in AL; single miner; never married; living at Roth, VA; son of Mark and
Lilly (Stivenor) McClain; married on 27 Sep 1938 at Grundy, VA; Virgie Pearl Crouse; age 24; born
in Tazewell Co, VA; single; never married; living at Bradshaw, WV; daughter of George and Hattie
(Marris) Crouse.
2. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Bradshaw; E.D. 24-60; taken on 23 Apr 1940;
Page 1298B; Image 56 of 132; Household #836.
Listed as Dewey McClain; age 32; born in AL; married; 8th grade education; lived in same place on
1 Apr 1935; loader in coal mine; head of household.
3. Wyoming Co, WV; Death Certificate #'63 001331; WV Archives Web Site.
Dewey McClain; age 55; born 11 May 1907 in Carbon Hill, AL; married; living at Brenton, WV; school
janitor; SS# 235-03-9470; son of Marcus and Lillie (Stivner) McClain; died 11 Jan 1963 at Brenton, WV;
due to cardiac arrest with intestinal hemorrhage caused by carcimoma of stomach and intestines; buried
13 Jan 1963 in Iaeger Memorial park, Roderfield, WV; informant, Virgie McClain, Brenton, WV.
4. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 4 Dec 2013.
D. "Red" McClain; born 11 May 1907; died 11 Jan 1963; buried here; double headstone photo shown
with wife, Virgie pearl Crouse McClain; "DIED AS HE LIVED, A CHRISTIAN".


Virgie Pearl Crouse

1. Buchanan Co, VA; Marriage License #21215; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Dewey McClain; age 31; born in AL; single miner; never married; living at Roth, VA; son of Mark and
Lilly (Stivenor) McClain; married on 27 Sep 1938 at Grundy, VA; Virgie Pearl Crouse; age 24; born
in Tazewell Co, VA; single; never married; living at Bradshaw, WV; daughter of George and Hattie
(Marris) Crouse.
2. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Bradshaw; E.D. 24-60; taken on 23 Apr 1940;
Page 1298B; Image 56 of 132; Household #836.
Listed as Virgie McClain; age 25; born in VA; married; 4 yrs HS education; lived in same place on
1 Apr 1935; in household of husband, Dewey McClain.
3. Ohio, Deaths, 1908-1932, 1938-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Virgie P McClain
[Virgie P Crouse]
Birth Date: 31 May 1914
Birth Place: Virginia, United States
Gender: Female
Race: White
Hispanic Origin: Not Hispanic (Latino)
Residence Place: MT Vernon, Knox, Ohio, United States
Death Date: 7 Feb 1989
Hospital of Death: Knox Community Hospital
Death Place: MT Vernon, Knox, Ohio, USA
Certificate: 011482
Age at Death: 74
Certifier: Physician
Referred to Coroner: Not Referred to Coroner
Autopsy: No Autopsy performed
Filing Date: 10 Feb 1989
Hospital Status: Hospital/Inpatient
Injury in Ohio: Yes
Type Place of Injury: Unspecified Place
Social Security Number: 232-42-8356
Father's Surname: Crouse
Marital Status: Widowed
Education: 12
Industry of Decedent: Hospitals
Occupation of Decedent: Nursing aides, orderlies, and attendants
Primary Registration District: 4201"
4. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 4 Dec 2013.
Virgie McClain; born 31 May 1914; died 7 Feb 1989; buried here; double headstone photo shown with
husband, Dewey McClain.


Carl Wilbert Compton

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1945); Page 81; WV Archives Web Site.
Carl W. Compton (Army); age 17; born in Corinne, WV; single; living at Mullens, WV; son of Earl R.
and Violet R. (Green) Compton; married on 25 May 1945 at Mullens, WV; Patsy Warden; age 18;
born in Long Branch, WV; single; living at Maben, WV; daughter of M.J. and Evelyn (Canterbury)
Warden.
2. Tankersley Funeral Home; Mullens, WV; Posted Obit.
"Carl Wilbert Compton, 91, of Penhook, VA formerly of Mullens passed away on Saturday, April 6, 2019 at Franklin Health and Rehab, Rocky Mount, VA.

"Born November 29, 1927 at Mullens, he was the son of the late Earl Reeves and Violet Rose (Green) Compton.

"In 1961 he along with his business partner, Oscar England started England-Compton Construction Company and later he became the sole owner of Compton Construction Company. Carl was a member of UMWA, member of the Mullens Moose Lodge, and the Mullens Masonic Lodge #151 A.F. & A.M.

"In addition to his parents he is also preceded in death by his wife, Patsy Compton; son, Milton Randall Compton; and daughter-in-law, Tammy Lafferty.

"Those left to cherish his memory include his son, Mike Compton and his wife, Patty of Penhook, VA; three grandchildren, Kim Blok and her husband, Robert of Hilton Head, SC, Nikki Gross and her husband, Harold of Roanoke, VA, and Randi Covort of Beckley; six great grandchildren; and one great-great grandchild, Gia.

"Graveside services and burial will be 1:00 P.M., Thursday, April 11, 2019 at Highlawn Memorial Park, Oak Hill with Rev. Lewis Arnold officiating...."


Patsy Warden

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1945); Page 81; WV Archives Web Site.
Carl W. Compton (Army); age 17; born in Corinne, WV; single; living at Mullens, WV; son of Earl R.
and Violet R. (Green) Compton; married on 25 May 1945 at Mullens, WV; Patsy Warden; age 18;
born in Long Branch, WV; single; living at Maben, WV; daughter of M.J. and Evelyn (Canterbury)
Warden.