McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV; Families and Individuals

Notes


E. Thomas Gillard

1. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by Alberticomco; 7 Jun 2015.
" E. Thomas Gilliard
Birth 1902
Death 1994 (aged 91–92)
Burial
Mount Royal Cemetery
Glenshaw, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, USA
Plot GOP-C-2"


Audramae Thresa Lewis

1. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Kimball; taken 2/3 Jan 1920; Page 144B;
Image 2 of 21; Family #13/13.
Listed as Audramae Lewis; age 2 yrs, 2 mons; born in WV; mulatto; in household of father, Turner N.
Lewis.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1939); Page 206; WV Archives Web Site.
Frank Wallace Clark; born 11 Apr 1916 in Pittsburgh, PA; single; colored; living in Pittsburgh, PA; son
of J. and Myrtle; married on 10 Jul 1939 in the First Baptist Church, Kimball, WV; Audramae Thersa
Lewis; born 15 Feb 1918 in Kimball, WV; single; colored; living in Kimball, WV; daughter of T.N. and
Lara.
3. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Audramae Lew Clark
[Audramae Lew Gilliard]
[Audramae Gilliard]
[Audramae Lew Lewis]
Gender: Female
Race: Black
Birth Date: 15 Feb 1917
Birth Place: Kimball Mcdo, West Virginia
Death Date: 19 Feb 2000
Father: Turner N Lewis
Mother: Laura A Carson
SSN: 166326966
Notes: Jul 1956: Name listed as AUDRAMAE LEW CLARK;
Apr 1965: Name listed as AUDRAMAE LEW GILLIARD;
24 Feb 2000: Name listed as AUDRAMAE L GILLIARD"
4. Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Audramae L. Gilliard
SSN: 166-32-6966
Last Residence:
17110 Harrisburg, Dauphin, Pennsylvania, USA
Born: 15 Feb 1917
Died: 19 Feb 2000
State (Year) SSN issued: Pennsylvania (1956-1958)"
5. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by Alberticomco; 7 Jun 2015.
"Audramae L. Gilliard
Birth 1917
Death 17 Feb 2000 (aged 82–83)
Burial
Mount Royal Cemetery
Glenshaw, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, USA
Plot GOP-C-2"


William Lee Preston Sr

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Northfork District; taken 14 Apr 1930; Page 28B; Image 30 of 45;
Family #279/291.
Listed as William L. Preston; age 5; born in WV; Negro; in household of father, George B. Preston.
2. WWII Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: William Lee Preston
Race: Black
Age: 18
Relationship to Draftee: Self (Head)
Birth Place: Gilliam, West Virginia, USA
Birth Date: 2 Jan 1923
Residence Place: Gilliam, Mcdowell, West Virginia, USA
Registration Date: 20 May 1941
Employer: Unemployed
Weight: 140
Complexion: Dark Brown
Eye Color: Brown
Hair Color: Black
Height: 5 4
Next of Kin: George B Preston
Household Members:
Name Relationship
William Lee Preston Self (Head)
George B Preston Father"
3. WWII Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: William Lee Preston
Race: Black
Age: 23
Relationship to Draftee: Self (Head)
Birth Place: Gilliam, West Virginia, USA
Birth Date: 2 Jan 1923
Residence Place: Gilliam, Mcdowell, West Virginia, USA
Registration Date: 15 Jan 1946
Employer: Unemployed
Weight: 155
Complexion: Dark Brown
Eye Color: Brown
Hair Color: Black
Height: 5 7
Next of Kin: Lizzie Preston
Household Members:
Name Relationship
William Lee Preston Self (Head)
Lizzie Preston Mother"
4. Tazewell Co, VA; Marriage License #12906; Ancestry.com Web Site.
William Lee preston; age 37; born in Gilliam, WV; divorced; colored; one previous marriage; zinc-
oxide chemical plant worker; living in Columbus, OH; son of George and Lizzie (Wright) Preston;
married on 19 May 1962 in Tazewell, VA; Nina Bishop Mashy; maiden name, Mosby; age 41; born
in Independence, VA; divorced; colored; one previous marriage; living in Columbus, OH, daughter of
James and Mamie (Jennings) Mosby.
5. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: William Lee Preston
[William L Preston]
Gender: Male
Race: Black
Birth Date: 2 Jan 1925
Birth Place: Gilliam Mcdo, West Virginia
Death Date: 24 May 1996
Father: George Preston
Mother: Lizzie Wright
SSN: 232441766
Notes: Jan 1946: Name listed as WILLIAM LEE PRESTON;
05 Jun 1996: Name listed as WILLIAM L PRESTON
6. Ohio, Death Records, 1908-1932, 1938-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Name: William Lee Preston Sr
Birth Date: 2 Jan 1925
Birth Place: West Virginia, United States
Gender: Male
Race: African American (Black)
Death Date: 24 May 1996
Death Time: 12:30 PM
Hospital of Death: Home
Death Place: Columbus, Franklin, Ohio, USA
Certificate: 045771
Age at Death: 71
Hospital Status: Other/Residence
Social Security Number: 232-44-1766
Father's Surname: Preston
Mother's Maiden Name: Weight
Marital Status: Married
Education: 11
Armed Forces Indicator: Yes
Branch of Service: Army
Industry of Decedent: Other primary metal industries
Occupation of Decedent: Machine operators, not specified
Census Tract: 7550
Primary Registration District: 2501"
7. Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: William L. Preston
SSN: 232-44-1766
Last Residence:
43219 Columbus, Franklin, Ohio, USA
BORN: 2 Jan 1925
Died: 24 May 1996
State (Year) SSN issued: North Carolina or West Virginia (Before 1951)"


Nina Bishop Mosby

1. Tazewell Co, VA; Marriage License #12906; Ancestry.com Web Site.
William Lee preston; age 37; born in Gilliam, WV; divorced; colored; one previous marriage; zinc-
oxide chemical plant worker; living in Columbus, OH; son of George and Lizzie (Wright) Preston;
married on 19 May 1962 in Tazewell, VA; Nina Bishop Mashy; maiden name, Mosby; age 41; born
in Independence, VA; divorced; colored; one previous marriage; living in Columbus, OH, daughter of
James and Mamie (Jennings) Mosby.


John Lloyd Brewster

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1950); Page 255; WV Archives Web Site.
John Lloyd Brewster; age 22; born in Caretta, WV; single; living at War, WV; married on 19 Sep 1950
at Maitland, WV; Anna Bell Toler; age 17; born in Wyoming Co, WV; single; living in Welch, WV; with
consent of Mary Belcher; mother of Anna Bell Toler.


Anna Belle Toler

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1950); Page 255; WV Archives Web Site.
John Lloyd Brewster; age 22; born in Caretta, WV; single; living at War, WV; married on 19 Sep 1950
at Maitland, WV; Anna Bell Toler; age 17; born in Wyoming Co, WV; single; living in Welch, WV; with
consent of Mary Belcher; mother of Anna Bell Toler.


Morgan Dean Brewster

1. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #6233; WV Archives Web Site.
Morgan Dean Brewster age 3 days; born 16 Mar 1952 in Welch, WV; son of John Lloyd and Anna
Bell (Toler) Brewster; who live at Rt #1, Box 140, Welch, WV; died 19 Mar 1952 in Grace Hospital,
Welch, WV; due to premature infant; buried 20 Mar 1952 in Belcher Mt Cemetery.
2. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by Patty Greene; 26 Nov 2010.
" Morgan Dean Brewster
Birth 16 Mar 1952
Welch, McDowell County, West Virginia, USA
Death 19 Mar 1952 (aged 3 days)
Welch, McDowell County, West Virginia, USA
Burial
New Belcher Mountain Community Cemetery
McDowell County, West Virginia, USA "


Avery Smith

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1903); Page 238; WV Archives Web Site.
Avery Smith; age 21; born in Scott Co, VA; single; laborer; living at Panther, WV; son of Frank and
Maggie; married on 5 May 1903 at Trap Fork School House, Panther, WV; Sarah Bailey; age 22;
born in McDowell Co, WV; daughter of Crockett and Jeanette.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #6181; WV Archives Web Site.
Avery Smith; age 40 yrs, 10 mons; born 16 Jul 1880 in Scott Co, VA; married; miner; son of Frank Smith
and Miss Maggie Mars; died 16 May 1921 at Ritter, WV; due to slate fall in coal mine; no burial information;
informant, Mrs. Avery Smith.


Sarah Bailey

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1903); Page 238; WV Archives Web Site.
Avery Smith; age 21; born in Scott Co, VA; single; laborer; living at Panther, WV; son of Frank and
Maggie; married on 5 May 1903 at Trap Fork School House, Panther, WV; Sarah Bailey; age 22;
born in McDowell Co, WV; daughter of Crockett and Jeanette.
2. 1880 Census, McDowell Co, WV, compiled by William A. Marsh, Vol 9, page 759.
Sandy River Township, page 016.
Listed as Sarah Bailey, age 3, in household of father, Crockett Bailey.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #'60 006990; WV Archives Web Site.
Sarah Shreve; age 83; born 5 Jul 1876 in WV; widow; housekeeper; living in Iaeger, WV; daughter
of Crockett and Jeanette Bailey; died 2 May 1960 at Iaeger, WV; due to senility; buried 4 May 1960
in Whitt Cemetery, Panther, WV; informant, Susie Dale, Iaeger, WV.


Claude Harman Bishop

1. Wise Co, VA; Marriage License #5154; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Claude Bishop; age 25; born and living in Exeter, WV; single; son of Joseph W. and Ida Lee
(Miller) Bishop; married on 13 feb 1957 in Wise, VA; Evelyn Simpson; age 21; born in Big Sandy,
WV; living in Exeter,VA; daughter of James Willie and Stlle Viola (Hall) Sampson.
2. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Claude Harman Bishop
[Claude Herman Bishop]
[Claude Bishop]
Gender: Male
Race: White
Birth Date: 21 Mar 1930
Birth Place: Exeter Wise, Virginia
[Wise County, Virginia]
Death Date: 16 Feb 2002
Father: Joseph W Bishop
Mother: Ida L Miller
SSN: 230329012
Notes: Jan 1946: Name listed as CLAUDE HARMAN BISHOP;
12 Mar 1993: Name listed as CLAUDE HERMAN BISHOP;
27 Feb 2002: Name listed as CLAUDE H BISHOP"
3. U.S., Department of Veterans Affairs BIRLS Death File, 1850-2010; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Claude Bishop
Gender: Male
Birth Date: 21 Mar 1931
Death Date: 17 Feb 2002
Branch 1: M
Enlistment Date 1: 29 Aug 1951
Release Date 1: 28 Aug 1953"
4. Find A Grave Index, 1600s-Current; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Corp Claude Herman Bishop Sr
Birth Date: 21 Mar 1931
Birth Place: Wise County, Virginia, United States of America
Death Date: 16 Feb 2002
Cemetery: Mount Carmel Cemetery
Burial or Cremation Place: West Blocton, Bibb County, Alabama, United States of America
Has Bio?: Y
Father: Joseph Worley Bishop
Mother: Ida Lee Bishop
URL: http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-..."
Obit Posted.
"Claude “Dutch Bishop, 70, of West Blocton, Al., passed away Saturday, February 16, 2002 at Bibb Medical Nursing Home.

"Visitation was held Monday, February 18, 2002, from 6 to 8 p.m.

"Survivors include former wife, Evelyn Bishop of Winter Springs, FL., three sons, Claude Bishop Jr., of Fern Park, FL., Tony Bishop of Fern Park, FL., Robert Bishop of Longwood, FL., three daughters, Janice Blake of West Blocton; Teressa Sobk of Deltona, FL., Brenda Pervis of Longwood, FL., two brothers, Herb Bishop of Gueydan, VA, Kenneth Bishop of VA; two sisters, Lorene Tankersley of Dryden, VA; Margaret Gibson of Big Stone Gap, VA; nine grandchildren and 1 great grandchild."


Evelyn Sampson

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Big Sandy; E.D. 24-37; taken on 25/26
Apr 1940; Page 758B; Image 31 of 35; Household #227.
Listed as Evelyn Sampson; age 4; born in WV; in household of father, John W. Sampson.
2. Wise Co, VA; Marriage License #5154; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Claude Bishop; age 25; born and living in Exeter, WV; single; son of Joseph W. and Ida Lee
(Miller) Bishop; married on 13 feb 1957 in Wise, VA; Evelyn Simpson; age 21; born in Big Sandy,
WV; living in Exeter,VA; daughter of James Willie and Stlle Viola (Hall) Sampson.
3. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Evelyn Sampson
[Evelyn Bishop]
[Evelyn Keifer]
Gender: Female
Race: White
Birth Date: 15 Dec 1935
Birth Place: Big Sandy Mc, West Virginia
[Big Sandy, Virginia]
Death Date: 26 Nov 2006
Father: James W Sampson
Mother: Stella V Hall
SSN: 236487431
Notes: May 1950: Name listed as EVELYN SAMPSON;
Sep 1959: Name listed as EVELYN BISHOP;
12 Jun 1981: Name listed as EVELYN KEIFER"


William Edward Culp

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; taken on 17 Apr 1930; Page 76B; Image
24 of 47; Family #216/222.
Listed as William E. Culp; age 10; born WV; in household of father, Charles L. Culp.
2.1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Asco; E.D. 24-35; taken on 24 Apr 1940;
Page 710A; Image 38-75; Household #294.
Listed as Eddie Culp; age 21; born in WV; single; 3rd grade education; lived in McDowell Co, WV
on 1 Apr 1935; tippleman in coal mine; in household of adoptive mother, Sarah E. Snyder Culp.
3. U.S. WWII Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: William Edward Culp
Race: White
Relationship to Draftee: Self (Head)
Birth Place: Big Sandy, West Virginia, USA
Birth Date: 26 Nov 1919
Residence: Asco, Mcdowell, West Virginia, USA
Registration Date: 16 Oct 1940
Occupation: Atlantic Smokeless Coal Co
Weight: 160
Complexion: Light
Eye Color: Blue
Hair Color: Brown
Height: 5 8
Next of Kin: Sarah Culp
Relationship to Draftee: Aunt
Household Members:
Name Relationship
William Edward Culp Self (Head)"
4. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1966); Page 161; WV Archives Web Site.
William Edward Culp; age 47; born 26 Feb 1919 in Big Sandy, WV; widowed; living at Twin Branch, WV;
son of _________ and Mary St. Clair; married on 20 Aug 1966 at Davy, WV; Ruth Anna Mae Bryant Hurt;
age 39; born 29 May 1927 at St. Charles, VA; divorced; living at Twin Branch, WV; daughter of James
Fuget and Bell (Henry) Bryant.
5. U.S., Department of Veterans Affairs BIRLS Death File, 1850-2010; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: William Culp
Gender: Male
Birth Date: 26 Nov 1919
Death Date: 29 Mar 1993
Cause of Death: Natural
SSN: 050128115
Branch 1: ARMY
Enlistment Date 1: 15 Oct 1940
Release Date 1: 18 Sep 1945"


Ruth Anna Mae Bryant

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1948); Page 65; WV Archives Web Site.
Malcolm Vinson Hurt; age 31; born and living at Hemphill, WV; single; married on 24 Jul 1948 at
Welch, WV; Ruth Annamae Bryant; age 21; born and living at Hemphill, WV; divorced.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1966); Page 161; WV Archives Web Site.
William Edward Culp; age 47; born 26 Feb 1919 in Big Sandy, WV; widowed; living at Twin Branch, WV;
son of _________ and Mary St. Clair; married on 20 Aug 1966 at Davy, WV; Ruth Anna Mae Bryant Hurt;
age 39; born 29 May 1927 at St. Charles, VA; divorced; living at Twin Branch, WV; daughter of James
Fuget and Bell (Henry) Bryant.


Howard Allen Lockhart

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1952); Page 89; WV Archives Web Site.
Howard Allen Lockhart; age 21; born and living at Welch, WV; single; married on 8 Jul 1952 at Welch,
WV; Mary Louise Allen; age 21; born in keystone, WV; single; living at Welch, WV.
2. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 25 Dec 2013.
Howard Allen Lockhart; born 2 jan 1934; died 24 Mar 1978; buried here; grave marker photo shown;
"CPL US MARINE CORPS * KOREA".


Mary Louise Allen

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1952); Page 89; WV Archives Web Site.
Howard Allen Lockhart; age 21; born and living at Welch, WV; single; married on 8 Jul 1952 at Welch,
WV; Mary Louise Allen; age 21; born in keystone, WV; single; living at Welch, WV.


Gladys

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1947); Page 170; WV Archives Web Site.
Tony Grobosky; age 58; born in Poland; divorced; living at Havaco, WV; married on 14 Jul 1947 at
Welch, WV; Gladys Powell; age 30; born in Coeburn, VA; widow; living at Havaco, WV.