Selected Families and Individuals

Notes


Alfred Edward Knight

1. 1900 Census, Mercer Co, WV; Rock District; taken on 26 Jun 1900; Page 239A; Image 66 of 79;
Family #683/694.
Listed as A.E. Knight; age 5; born in May 1895 in WV; in household of father, Fred D. Knight.
2. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; taken on 5 May 1910; Page 91B; Image 26 of 32;
Family 226/228.
Listed as Alfred Knight; age 15; born in WV; in household of father, Fred D. Knight.
3. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Twin Branch; taken 15 Jan 1920; Page 250A;
Image 8 of 27; Family #442/336.
Listed as Alfred E. Knight; age 24; born in WV; single; in US Army; in household of father, Fred D.
Knight.
(Listing is marked thru, probably because he was away in Army)
4. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1927); Page 183; WV Archives Web Site.
Alfred E. Knight; age 27 (sic, 32); born in McDowell Co, WV; miner; living at Maybeury, WV; son of F.D.
and Maggie (sic, Nancee Lee); married on 14 Jan 1927 in Welch, WV; Maggie Thore; age 18; born in
McDowell Co, WV; single; daughter of J. W. and Ella Thore.
5. Mercer Co, WV; Death Certificate #12940; WV Archives Web Site.
Alfred edward Knight; age 60 yrs, 5 mons, 18 days; born 1 May 1895 in Eckman, WV widowed; miner;
served in WW I; living in McDowell, WV; son of Fred Davis and Nancie Lee (Griffith) Knight; died 19
Oct 1955 in St. Lukes Hospital, Bluefield, WV; due to pleural shock; with thoracentesis, hydrothorax;
buried 23 Oct 1955 in Mt. Tabor Cemetery, Coaldale, WV; informant, Nancy Lee Knight.


Maggie Lilian Thore

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1927); Page 183; WV Archives Web Site.
Alfred E. Knight; age 27 (sic, 32); born in McDowell Co, WV; miner; living at Maybeury, WV; son of F.D.
and Maggie (sic, Nancee Lee); married on 14 Jan 1927 in Welch, WV; Maggie Thore; age 18; born in
McDowell Co, WV; single; daughter of J. W. and Ella Thore.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #9115; WV Archives Web Site.
Maggie Lillian Knight; age 39 yrs, 11 mons, 11 days; born 27 Aug 1910 at Eckman, WV; married;
domestic; living at Keystone, WV; daughter of James W. and Ella (Wolfe) Thore; died 8 Jul 1950 in
Stevens Clinic, Welch, WV; due to uremia, nephrosclerosis, hypertension and right hemiparesis due
to crebro-vascular accidents; buried 10 Jul 1950 in Tabor Cemetery; informant, A.E. Knight,


Harold Dean Poore

1. Buchanan Co, VA; Marriage License #79-004510; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Harold Dean Poore; age 24; born 17 Nov 1954 in WV; this is his 1st marriage; 7th grade education;
living at Box 227, Bradshaw, WV; son of Dan and Vernie (Sweeney) Poore; married on 16 Feb 1979
at Grundy, VA; Anita gay Johnson; age 21; born in 12 Oct 1957 in WV; this is her 1st marriage; 12th
grade education; living at Box 113, Bradshaw, WV; daughter of Billy Ray and Anna Mae (Phillips)
Johnson.


Anita Gay Johnson

1. Buchanan Co, VA; Marriage License #79-004510; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Harold Dean Poore; age 24; born 17 Nov 1954 in WV; this is his 1st marriage; 7th grade education;
living at Box 227, Bradshaw, WV; son of Dan and Vernie (Sweeney) Poore; married on 16 Feb 1979
at Grundy, VA; Anita gay Johnson; age 21; born in 12 Oct 1957 in WV; this is her 1st marriage; 12th
grade education; living at Box 113, Bradshaw, WV; daughter of Billy Ray and Anna Mae (Phillips)
Johnson.
2. Fanning Funeral Home; Iaeger, WV; Posted Obit.
"Anita Gay Hagerman, 61, of Stringtown, WV, passed away Saturday, October 20, 2018, at her residence.

"Anita was born October 12, 1957 in Welch, , a daughter of the late Billy Ray and Anna Mae Phillips Johnson. She was a homemaker and enjoyed spending time with her family and friends; she especially enjoyed spoiling her grandbabies.

"In addition to her parents Anita was preceded in death by one brother Roger Johnson.

"Survivors include her loving husband of 24 years, Raymond Hagerman of the home; one daughter, Elizabeth Kennedy and husband Kevin of Oozley, WV; one son, Shawn Poore of Bradshaw, WV; five brothers, Estil Blankenship and companion Christal Muncy of Stringtown, Billy Johnson of Stringtown, Kenny Johnson and companion Ruby Blankenship of Stringtown, Michael Johnson and wife Tina of Asheboro, NC and Brian Johnson of Stringtown; five sisters, Mary Owens and husband Brian of Bartley, WV, Carol A. Hughes of Grundy, VA, Teresa Rhyne and companion Joel Smith of Stony Point, NC, Sharon Roberts and husband Elijah of Bradshaw, WV, and Paula Atwell and husband Kevin of Paynesville; ten grandchildren, Amanda Owens, Kirklin Kennedy, Kyle Kennedy, Kurt Kennedy, Brittney Kennedy, Breanna Poore, Derek Poore, Alexius Lester, Dylan Lester and Robert Lestter; five great grandchildren, Karter Kennedy, Miyah Hagerman, Timothy Last, Macee Last and Talar Lowey; and several nieces and nephews, that also called her MawMaw, who she loved very much.

"Funeral services will be conducted Friday, October 26, 2018, at 1 o’clock with Reverend Elbert Lester officiating at the Jesus Church of Bartley in Bartley, WV. Burial will follow in the Tom Sparks Cemetery on Rockridge near Paynesville, WV. Serving as pallbearers will be family and friends. ..."


William Franklin Gladwell

1. Botetourt Co, VA; Marriage License #86-046431; Ancestry.com Web Site.
William Franklin Gladwell; age 42; born 17 Sep 1944 in VA; divorced; this was his third marriage;
10th grade education; living at Box 165A, Rt #3, Lexington, Rockbridge Co, VA; son of Marvin Lee
and Nannie (Davis) Gladwell; married on 19 Sep 1986 at Beuna Vista, VA; Ann Lee, maiden name
Hagerman; age 46; born 2 Jul 1940 in VA; divorced; this was her third marriage; 11 grade education;
living at Box 235, Rt #1, Troutville, Botetourt Co, VA; daughter of Arthur Joshua and Hattie (Wagner0
Hagerman.


Ann Hagerman

1. Buchanan Co, VA; Marriage License #1438; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Amos Watkins Lee, Jr; age 21; born in Orange Co, FL(sic Daleville, Botetourt Co, VA); single;
never married; laborer; living in Orlando, Orange Co, FL; son of Amos Watkins and Lillie (Barnett)
Lee; married on 23 Jan 1965 in Buchanan Co, VA; Ann Hagerman; maiden name Ann Hagerman;
age 24; born in Buchanan Co, VA; single; never married; unemployed; living at Elbert, McDowell Co,
WV; daughter of Arthur Josh and Hattie (Wagner) Hagerman.
2. Botetorut Co, VA; Divorce or Annulment License #85-004198; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Amos W. Lee, Jr; age 42; plantiff; born 3 Feb 1943 in Botetourt Co, VA (sic, Orange Co, FL); 4 yrs HS
education; this was his second marriage; living at 20 Knollridge Road. Apt 302, Salem, VA; who married
on 21 Jan 1965 in Buchanan Co, VA; Ann Hagerman; age 44; born 2 Jul 1940 in WV; 4 yrs HS education;
this was her second marriage; living at Route 76, Nace, Batetourt Co, VA; husband was granted an
annulment on 26 Mar 1985; they seperated on 19 Nov 1983; one child under 18.
3. Botetourt Co, VA; Marriage License #86-046431; Ancestry.com Web Site.
William Franklin Gladwell; age 42; born 17 Sep 1944 in VA; divorced; this was his third marriage;
10th grade education; living at Box 165A, Rt #3, Lexington, Rockbridge Co, VA; son of Marvin Lee
and Nannie (Davis) Gladwell; married on 19 Sep 1986 at Beuna Vista, VA; Ann Lee, maiden name
Hagerman; age 46; born 2 Jul 1940 in VA; divorced; this was her third marriage; 11 grade education;
living at Box 235, Rt #1, Troutville, Botetourt Co, VA; daughter of Arthur Joshua and Hattie (Wagner0
Hagerman.
4. Virginia, Divorce Records, 1918-2014; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Ann
[Ann Hagerman]
Divorce Date: 18 Mar 1991
Divorce Place: Rockbridge, Virginia, USA
Spouse: William Franklin Gladwell "


Beatrice Wilson

1. Tazewell Co, VA; Marriage License #73-038992; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Ross Charles Shaw; age 28; born 2 Jun 1945 in MD; divorced; this is his 2nd marriage; 4 yrs college
education; living at Rt #5, Box 447-A, Bluefiled, WV; son of Ross Jacob and Wathena (Broyles) Shaw;
married on 10 Aug 1973 in Tazewell, VA; Bernice Cleary; maiden name, Wilson; age 33; born 15 Oct
1939 in WV; divorced; this is her 2nd marriage; 4 yrs HS education; living at Rt #5, Box 447-A,
Bluefield, WV; daughter of Georga Washington and Lelia Maude (Barber) Wilson.


William Royal Powell Asbury

1. 1940 Census, Tazewell Co, VA; Clear Fork District; Boissevain; Jenkinjones Road; E.D. 93-4; taken
1 May 1940; Page107A; Image 39 of 62; Household #304.
Listed as Roy Asbury; age 36; born in VA; 3rd grade education; lived in same place, Tazewell Co,
VA on 1 Apr 1935; sawmill laborer; head of household.
2. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by Linda Bennett Nunley Burroughs; 8 Feb 2006.
" William Royal Powell Asbury
Birth 30 Jul 1904
Death 26 Feb 1984 (aged 79)
Burial
Big Creek Cemetery
Brewsterdale, McDowell County, West Virginia"


Lakie Edith Altizer

1. 1940 Census, Tazewell Co, VA; Clear Fork District; Boissevain; Jenkinjones Road; E.D. 93-4; taken
1 May 1940; Page107B; Image 40 of 62; Household #304.
Listed as Lakie Asbury; age 31; born in WV; 5th grade education; lived in same place, Tazewell Co,
VA on 1 Apr 1935; in household of husband, Roy Asbury.
2. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by Linda Bennett Nunley Burroughs; 8 Feb 2006.
" Lakie Edith Altizer Asbury
Birth 13 Apr 1909
Death unknown
Burial
Big Creek Cemetery
Brewsterdale, McDowell County, West Virginia"


Rosie Asbury

1. 1940 Census, Tazewell Co, VA; Clear Fork District; Boissevain; Jenkinjones Road; E.D. 93-4; taken
1 May 1940; Page107B; Image 40 of 62; Household #304.
Listed as Rosie Asbury; age 11; born in VA; 2nd grade education; attending school; lived in same
place, Tazewell Co, VA on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Roy Asbury.


Trula Asbury

1. 1940 Census, Tazewell Co, VA; Clear Fork District; Boissevain; Jenkinjones Road; E.D. 93-4; taken
1 May 1940; Page107B; Image 40 of 62; Household #304.
Listed as Truly Asbury; age 5; born in VA; no education; naot attending school; lived in same place,
Tazewell Co, VA on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Roy Asbury.


Earl Asbury

1. 1940 Census, Tazewell Co, VA; Clear Fork District; Boissevain; Jenkinjones Road; E.D. 93-4; taken
1 May 1940; Page107B; Image 40 of 62; Household #304.
Listed as Earl Asbury; age 3; born in VA; in household of father, Roy Asbury.


Shirley Asbury

1. 1940 Census, Tazewell Co, VA; Clear Fork District; Boissevain; Jenkinjones Road; E.D. 93-4; taken
1 May 1940; Page107B; Image 40 of 62; Household #304.
Listed as Shirley Asbury; age 8 mons; born in VA; in household of father, Roy Asbury.


Walter Allen Carr MD

1. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1999"; 1999; By Geneva Steel, Tom Hatcher
and Sandra Long; "Dr, Walter Allen Carr" article; submitted by Mrs. Christine Carr McGuire; Box 128,
War, WV 24892.


Hattie Altizer

1. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1999"; 1999; By Geneva Steel, Tom Hatcher
and Sandra Long; "Dr, Walter Allen Carr" article; submitted by Mrs. Christine Carr McGuire; Box 128,
War, WV 24892.


Ruth Alberta Carr

1. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1999"; 1999; By Geneva Steel, Tom Hatcher
and Sandra Long; "The Walter Hatfield Carr, DDS Family" article; Page 115; submitted by Mrs.
Christine Carr McGuire; Box 128, War, WV 24892.


Ellis William Vaughn

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1929); Page 343; WV Archives Web Site.
Ellis Vaughn; age 22; born in Wythe Co, VA; single; miner; living at Landgraff, WV; son of Sam and
Mamie; married on 17 Apr 1929 at Welch, WV; Mamie E. Newton; age 18; born in McDowell Co, WV;
daughter of J.S. and Lina.
2. Pulaski Co, VA; Death Certificate #67 008729; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Ellis William Vaughn; age 61; born 28 Dec 1905 in Wythe Co, VA; married; husband of Mamie
Newton Vaughn; miner for New Jersey Zinc; viving at RFD 31, Austinville, Wythe Co, VA; son of
Samuel Gleves and Mamie Lee (Bralley) Vaughn; died 9 Mar 1967 in Pulaski General Hospital,
Pulaski, VA; due to bronchial pneumonia with pseudomonas nephritis; buried in Olivet (sic, Olive)
Branch Cemetery, Wythe Co, VA; informant, Mrs. Mamie N. Vaughn.
3. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by Joyce Turel; 6 Feb 2008.
" Ellis W. Vaughan
Birth 28 Dec 1905
Death Mar 1967 (aged 61)
Burial
Olive Branch Methodist Church Cemetery
Wythe County, Virginia, USA"


Mamie E. Newton

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1929); Page 343; WV Archives Web Site.
Ellis Vaughn; age 22; born in Wythe Co, VA; single; miner; living at Landgraff, WV; son of Sam and
Mamie; married on 17 Apr 1929 at Welch, WV; Mamie E. Newton; age 18; born in McDowell Co, WV;
daughter of J.S. and Lina.
2. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by Joyce Turel; 6 Feb 2008.
" Mamie Newton Vaughan
Birth 1910
Death 1988 (aged 77–78)
Burial
Olive Branch Methodist Church Cemetery
Wythe County, Virginia, USA "


Ronald Buford Vaughn

1. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Ronald Buford Vaughan
[Ronald B Vaughn]
[Ronald Vaudrin]
[Ronald Vaughan]
Gender: Male
Race: White
Birth Date: 28 Oct 1937
Birth Place: Eckman McDow, West Virginia
[Baltimore, Maryland]
Death Date: 28 Nov 2002
Father: Ellis Vaughan
Mother: Maine Newton
SSN: 228488291
Notes: Sep 1955: Name listed as RONALD BUFORD VAUGHAN;
12 May 1987: Name listed as RONALD B VAUGHN;
04 Jan 1991: Name listed as RONALD BUFORD VAUDRIN;
18 Jan 2002: Name listed as RONALD B VAUGHAN"
2. U.S., Department of Veterans Affairs BIRLS Death File, 1850-2010; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Ronald Vaughan
Gender: Male
Birth Date: 28 Oct 1937
Death Date: 28 Nov 2002
Enlistment Date 1: 6 Jan 1956
Release Date 1: 13 Nov 1957"
3. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by International Wargraves Photography Project; 5 Jul 2011.
" Ronald Buford “John” Vaughan
Birth 28 Oct 1937
Eckman, McDowell County, West Virginia, USA
Death 28 Nov 2002 (aged 65)
San Juan, San Juan Municipality, Puerto Rico, USA
Burial
Puerto Rico National Cemetery
Bayamon, Bayamon Municipality, Puerto Rico, USA "


Grover Cleveland "Bud" Tolliver Jr

1. Bland Co, VA; Marriage License #18366; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Grover Cleveland Tolliver; age 21; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; mechanic; living at Northfork,
WV; son of Grover Cleveland and Ida Luida (Sizemore) Tolliver; married on 14 Aug 1938 in Bland
Co, VA; Mary Virginia Pike; age 21; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; living at Algoma, WV; daughter
of Taylor Henderson and Lena (Harris) Pike.
2. WWII Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Grover Cleveland Tolliver
Gender: Male
Race: White
Age: 24
Relationship to Draftee: Self (Head)
Birth Place: Powhatan, West Virginia, USA
Birth Date: 30 Sep 1916
Residence Place: Northfork, Mcdowell, West Virginia, USA
Registration Date: 16 Oct 1940
Employer: Martin & Moore Auto Service
Weight: 142
Complexion: Dark
Eye Color: Brown
Hair Color: Brown
Height: 5 8
Next of Kin: Grover Cleveland Tolliver
Household Members:
Name Relationship
Grover Cleveland Tolliver Self (Head)
Grover Cleveland Tolliver Wife"
3. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Grover Cleveland Tolliver
[Grover C Tolliver]
Gender: Male
Race: White
Birth Date: 30 Sep 1916
Birth Place: Powhatan, West Virginia
Death Date: 25 Jan 2001
Father: Grover C Tolliver
Mother: Ida L Sizemore
SSN: 236075830
Notes: Dec 1936: Name listed as GROVER CLEVELAND TOLLIVER;
31 Jan 2001: Name listed as GROVER C TOLLIVER"
4. Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Grover C. Tolliver
SSN: 236-07-5830
Last Residence:
92359 Mentone, San Bernardino, California, USA
BORN: 30 Sep 1916
Died: 25 Jan 2001
State (Year) SSN issued: West Virginia (Before 1951)"
5. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by Virginia Gal; 18 Jul 2007.
" Grover Cleveland “Bud” Tolliver, Jr
Birth 30 Sep 1916
Powhatan, McDowell County, West Virginia, USA
Death 25 Jan 2001 (aged 84)
Redlands, San Bernardino County, California, USA
Burial
Maple Hill Cemetery
Bluefield, Tazewell County, Virginia, USA "


Mary Virginia Pike

1. Bland Co, VA; Marriage License #18366; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Grover Cleveland Tolliver; age 21; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; mechanic; living at Northfork,
WV; son of Grover Cleveland and Ida Luida (Sizemore) Tolliver; married on 14 Aug 1938 in Bland
Co, VA; Mary Virginia Pike; age 21; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; living at Algoma, WV; daughter
of Taylor Henderson and Lena (Harris) Pike.
2. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by Virginia Gal; 18 Jul 2007.
" Mary Virginia Pike Tolliver
Birth 25 Mar 1921
McDowell, McDowell County, West Virginia, USA
Death 26 Jun 1983 (aged 62)
Redlands, San Bernardino County, California, USA
Burial
Maple Hill Cemetery
Bluefield, Tazewell County, Virginia, USA "


Grover Cleveland Tolliver Sr

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1912); Page 127; WV Archives Web Site.
Grover Talliafer (sic, Tolliver); age 21; born in WV; single; motorman; living at Powhatan, WV; son of
______ and Berty; married on 31 Jul 1912 in Northfork, WV; Ida Sizemore; age 26 (?16?); born in
McDowell Co, WV; single; daughter of John and Oma.
2. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by Virginia Gal; 18 Jul 2007.
" Grover Cleveland Tolliver, Sr
Birth 3 Dec 1890
Abingdon, Washington County, Virginia, USA
Death 6 Nov 1928 (aged 37)
Powhatan, McDowell County, West Virginia, USA
Burial
Maple Hill Cemetery
Bluefield, Tazewell County, Virginia, USA "


Ida Lou Sizemore

1. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV; North Fork District; taken on 6 Jun 1900; Page 215A;
Family #175/193.
Listed as Ida Sizemore; age 4; born in WV in Mar 1896; in household of father, John T. Sizemore.
2. 1910 Census, Pike Co, KY; Freeburn; taken on 2 May 1910; Page 169B; Family #177/181.
Listed as Ida Sizemore; age 15; born in WV; in household of father, John T. Sizemore.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1912); Page 127; WV Archives Web Site.
Grover Talliafer (sic, Tolliver); age 21; born in WV; single; motorman; living at Powhatan, WV; son of
______ and Berty; married on 31 Jul 1912 in Northfork, WV; Ida Sizemore; age 26 (?16?); born in
McDowell Co, WV; single; daughter of John and Oma.
4. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by Kathy Tolliver; 8 Jun 2010.
"Ida Lou Sizemore Anderson
Birth 28 Mar 1896
Algoma, McDowell County, West Virginia, USA
Death 17 Jul 1952 (aged 56)
Redlands, San Bernardino County, California, USA
Burial
Montecito Memorial Park
Colton, San Bernardino County, California, USA"