McDowell and Wyoming Co WV Families and Individuals

Notes


James Rice Hancock

1. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Northfork District; McDowell Precinct; taken on 3 Feb 1920;
Page 180A; Image 30 of 45; Family #313/326.
Listed as James R. Hancock; age 53; born in VA; married; foreman in coal mine; head of household.


Nannie C.

1. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Northfork District; McDowell Precinct; taken on 3 Feb 1920;
Page 180A; Image 30 of 45; Family #313/326.
Listed as Nannie E. Hancock; age 46; born in VA; married; in household of husband, James
R. Hancock.


Hattie M. Hancock

1. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Northfork District; McDowell Precinct; taken on 3 Feb 1920;
Page 180A; Image 30 of 45; Family #313/326.
Listed as Hattie M. Hancock; age 23; born in WV; single; saleswoman in coal company store;
in household of father, James R. Hancock.


Mabel F. Hancock

1. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Northfork District; McDowell Precinct; taken on 3 Feb 1920;
Page 180A; Image 30 of 45; Family #313/326.
Listed as Mabel F. Hancock; age 18; born in WV; single; in household of father, James
R. Hancock.


Mollie R. Hancock

1. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Northfork District; McDowell Precinct; taken on 3 Feb 1920;
Page 180A; Image 30 of 45; Family #313/326.
Listed as Mollie R. Hancock; age 15; born in WV; single; in household of father, James
R. Hancock.


Elizabeth E. Hancock

1. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Northfork District; McDowell Precinct; taken on 3 Feb 1920;
Page 180A; Image 30 of 45; Family #313/326.
Listed as Elizabeth E. Hancock; age 10; born in WV; single; in household of father, James
R. Hancock.


Thomas Purdie Richardson Jr

1. 1910 Census, Anson Co, NC; Lilesville Township; Lilesville; taken on 19 Apr 1910; page 131A;
Image 7 of 48; Family #73/75.
Listed as Thomas P. Richardson, Jr; age 10; born in NC; in household of father, Thomas P.
Richardson.
2. 1920 Census, Anson Co, NC; Lilesville Township; Lilesville; taken on 28 Jan 1920; Page 135B;;
Image 29 of 30; Family #76/86.
Listed as Thomas P.. Richardson, JR; age 19; born in NC; single; electrician; in household of father,
Thomas P. Richardson.
3. North Carolina, Marriage Records, 1741-2011; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: T P Richarson Jr
Gender: Male
Race: White
Age: 27
Birth Year: abt 1901
Marriage Date: 25 Jul 1928
Marriage Place: Columbus, North Carolina, USA
Spouse: Mildred B Land
Spouse Gender: Female
Spouse Race: White
Spouse Age: 24
Event Type: Marriage "
4. North Carolina, Death Certificates, 1909-1976; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Thomas Purdie Richardson
Gender: Male
Race: White
Age: 75
Birth Date: 22 Jan 1900
Birth Place: , North Carolina, United States
Residence Place: Asheville, Buncombe, North Carolina
Death Date: 28 Jan 1975
Death Place: Asheville, Buncombe, North Carolina, USA
Father: Thomas Purdie Richardson
Mother: Sarahw Wall
Spouse: Mildred Land"


Mildred B. Land

1. North Carolina, Marriage Records, 1741-2011; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Mildred B Land
Gender: Female
Race: White
Age: 24
Birth Year: abt 1904
Marriage Date: 25 Jul 1928
Marriage Place: Columbus, North Carolina, USA
Spouse: T P Richarson
Spouse Gender: Male
Spouse Race: White
Spouse Age: 27
Event Type: Marriage "


Grace Davidson

1. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; taken on 24 May 1910; Page 31B; Image 32 of 45;
Family #295/295.
Listed as Grace Davidson; age 14; born in VA; in household of brother-in-law, Charles C. Riggs.
2. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; Gary; taken on 30 Jan 1920; Page 193A; Image 41
of 70; Family #367/401.
Listed as Grace Davidson; age 22; born in VA; single; in household of brother-in-law, Charles C. Riggs.


Ephe Bryant

1. McDowell Co, WV; WW I Draft Registration Card #1756; 5 Jun 1917; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Ephe Bryant; age 23; born 19 Mar 1894 in Floyd Co, KY; self employed farmer; living at Panther, WV;
single; dependent brothers and sisters; medium height with slender build; blue eyes; and brown hair.
2. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Orchard Branch Road; taken on
12 Apr 1930; Page 233B; Iamge 21 of 33; Family #178/179.
Listed as Eaf Bryant; age 37; born in KY; married at 32; bone picker in coal mine; head of household.
3. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; E.D. 24-59; taken on 8 Apr 1940; Page 1153A;
Image 7 of 64; Household #59.
Listed as Eph Bryant; age 46; born in WV (sic, KY); married; 6th grade education; lived in same house
on 1 Apr 1935; farmer; head of household.
4. McDowell Co, WV; WW II Draft Registration Card #U-487; 27 Apr 1942; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Ephe Bryant; age 48; born 19 (sic, 12) Mar 1894 in Floyd Co, KY; unemployed farmer; living at Litwar, WV;
person who will always know address, Velda Bryant, wife; 5'9" tall; 135 lbs; blue eyes; gray hair; sallow complexion.
5. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Ephe Bryant
Gender: Male
Race: White
Birth Date: 19 Mar 1894
Birth Place: Melvin Floyd, Kentucky
Father: Jacob Bryant
Mother: Mary Numan
SSN: 235382273
Disability Status: Disability denied - no record of type.
Notes: Sep 1943: Name listed as EPHE BRYANT"
6. McDowell Co, WV; Death Registry; Vol #__(1961); Sandy River District; WV Archives Web Site.
Ephe Bryant; age 67; born 12 Mar 1894 in KY; married; retired miner; living at Horse Creek, WV; son of
Jacob and Polly (Newman) Bryant; died 19 Apr 1861 at Horse Creek, WV; due to cerebral hemorrhage with
hypertensive heart disease; buried 21 Apr 1961 in Kennedy Cemetery, Horse Creek, WV; informant, Velda
Bryant, Iaeger, WV.


Judy Turner

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Orchard Branch Road; taken on
12 Apr 1930; Page 233B; Iamge 21 of 33; Family #178/179.
Listed as Juda Bryant; age 19; born in KY; married at 12; in household of husband, Ephe Bryant.


Jessie James Bryant

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Orchard Branch Road; taken on
12 Apr 1930; Page 233B; Iamge 21 of 33; Family #178/179.
Listed as Jessie Bryant; age 4 yrs, 3 mons; born in KY; in household of father, Ephe Bryant.


Charles Bryant

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Orchard Branch Road; taken on
12 Apr 1930; Page 233B; Iamge 21 of 33; Family #178/179.
Listed as Charlie Bryant; age 1 yr, 2 mons; born in KY; in household of father, Ephe Bryant.
2. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; E.D. 24-59; taken on 8 Apr 1940; Page 1153A;
Image 7 of 64; Household #59.
Listed as Charley Bryant; age 11; born in WV; 1st grade education; attending school; lived in same house
on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Ephe Bryant.


Nancy Lucille Rose

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1959); Page 74; WV Archives Web Site.
Clyde Vernon Hunley; age 26; born and living at Jenkinjones, WV; single; married on 17 Feb
1959 at Welch, WV; nancy Lucille Rose; age 17; born at Wilcoe, WV; living at Anawalt, WV;
single; with consent of George and Evelyn Rose, parents of Nancy Lucille Rose.
2. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Nancy Lucille Hunley
[Nancy L Payne]
SSN: 236666415
Gender: Female
Race: White
Birth Date: 29 Mar 1941
Birth Place: Wilcoe McDow, West Virginia
[Wilco McDowe??, West Virginia]
Death Date: 13 Oct 2000
Type of Claim: Original SSN.
Notes: Nov 1959: Name listed as NANCY LUCILLE HUNLEY; 17 Apr 1979: Name listed as NANCY L PAYNE"


Edgar Earnest Riffe

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1966); Page 218; WV Archives Web Site.
Edgar Earnest Riffe; age 22; born 15 Sep 1944 at North Spring, WV; single; living at
Coalwood, WV; son of Herbert and Ettie (Lester) Riffe; married on 28 Nov 1966 at Welch,
WV; Sandra Ann Stillwell; age 16; born 7 May 1950 in Welch, WV; single; living at Hensley,
WV; daughter of Raymond and Mildred (England) Stillwell.


Sandra Ann Stillwell

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1966); Page 218; WV Archives Web Site.
Edgar Earnest Riffe; age 22; born 15 Sep 1944 at North Spring, WV; single; living at
Coalwood, WV; son of Herbert and Ettie (Lester) Riffe; married on 28 Nov 1966 at Welch,
WV; Sandra Ann Stillwell; age 16; born 7 May 1950 in Welch, WV; single; living at Hensley,
WV; daughter of Raymond and Mildred (England) Stillwell.
2. Fanning Funeral Home; Iaeger, WV; Posted Obit.
"Sandra Riffe, 66, of Coalwood WV, passed away, Thursday, April 6, 2017 at Ruby Memorial Hospital, in Morgantown, WV. Born May 7, 1950 in Hensley, WV, she was the daughter of the late, Bud and Mildred England Stillwell. She was a resident of McDowell County all her life; she was of the Pentecostal Faith. She loved being caregiver to all and a Grandmother.

"In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by, her husband, Edgar Riffe, and one brother, James Stillwell.

"Survivors include, two sons, Joey Riffe and wife Tiara of Bluefield, WV, Eddie Riffe of Coalwood, WV; two granddaughters, Aubree Riffe of Bluefield WV, Elliana Riffe of OH, one brother, Raymond "Buzzy" Stillwell and wife Mary.
Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday, April 11, 2017 at 11 A.M. from the Fanning Funeral Home Chapel in Welch, WV; with Pastor Martin West officiating, burial will follow at the England Family Cemetery in Hensley, WV...".


Douglas David Bryant

1. Fanning Funeral Home; Iaeger, WV; Posted Obit.
"Douglas David Bryant, 51, of Iaeger, passed away at his residence, Wednesday, April 5, 2017.

"David was born June 24, 1965 in Iaeger, a son of Agnes Gillespie Bryant and the late Andy Bryant, Sr.

"In addition to his father David was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, Marion and Matilda Payne Gillespie and his paternal grandparents, Ephe and Judy Turner Bryant.

"Survivors include his mother Agnes Bryant of Iaeger; one son, Charles Bryant Vanover of Iaeger; four sisters, Patsy Bryant Roberson and fiancé Quincy Steele of Iaeger, Wilma Sue Simms and husband Johnny of Sandy Huff, Ellen Bryant of Iaeger, and Anna Bryant Bowles of Sandy Huff; two brothers, Andy Bryant, Jr. and wife Cindy of Iaeger, and William Edward (Micky) Bryant of the home; two brothers-in-law, Robert (Jabo) Bowles of Greensboro, NC, and Russell Keith Roberson, Sr. of Avondale; and two ex-wives, Judy Kennedy Bryant and Lavada Lambert Bryant.

"Funeral services will be conducted Saturday, April 8, 2017, at 1 o'clock with Reverend Rusty Mullins, Reverend Keith Roberson and Reverend Raymond Rowe officiating at the Little Country Church in Iaeger. Burial will follow in the Blevins Cemetery at Lick Branch near Iaeger...."


Bonnie Kaye Watts

1. Stafford Funeral Home; Oceana, WV; Posted Obit.
"Bonnie Kaye Watts Sammons, 57, of Pineville, WV passed away on Wednesday March 14, 2018 at her
home. She was born on July 18, 1960 in Luling, TX a daughter of Morgan Lee and Bonnie Faye Watts of
Lufkin, TX. She is preceded in death by her grandparents Levi and Addie Watts and Wiley and Lavada
Wimberley; and father-in-law Wesley Sammons. Survivors include her loving husband of 30 years Larry
Sammons; a son Nathan Y'Barbo of Lufkin, TX; a daughter Tammy Sammons Mullens; six grandchildren
Anthony, Lestat, Dominic, Christopher, Brian and Kimmey; a brother Lynn Watts; and a host of other
loving family and friends. Funeral services will be held at 1PM on Monday March 19th in the Chapel of
Stafford Family Funeral Home with Rev. Tommy Knotts officiating. She will be laid to rest in Palm
Memorial Gardens, Matheny, WV...."


Luther Proffitt

1. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1999", McDowell Co, Historical Society, 1999,
Page 163, "Nine Baker Children" article.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1949); Page 316; WV Archives Web Site.
Luther Proffitt; age 23; born in Yukon, WV; single; living in Jolo, WV; married on 1 Jun 1949 in the
bride's home at Jolo, WV; Lexie Ann Church; age 17; born in Paynesville, WV; single; living in Jolo,
WV; with consent of Allie Church, mother of Lexie Ann Church.


Lexie Ann Church

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1949); Page 316; WV Archives Web Site.
Luther Proffitt; age 23; born in Yukon, WV; single; living in Jolo, WV; married on 1 Jun 1949 in the
bride's home at Jolo, WV; Lexie Ann Church; age 17; born in Paynesville, WV; single; living in Jolo,
WV; with consent of Allie Church, mother of Lexie Ann Church.
2. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by polly Fry Hagerman; 14 May 2012.
" Lexie Ann Church Cornwell
Birth 9 Mar 1932
McDowell County, West Virginia, USA
Death 28 Feb 1960 (aged 27)
Jolo, McDowell County, West Virginia, USA
Burial
Wiley Mullins Cemetery
McDowell County, West Virginia"

Additional Information Posted:
"Father: Lawson Riley CHURCH b: 17 Jun 1902
Mother: Allie May HORN b: 21 Jan 1901 in McDowell County, West Virginia

"Marriage 1 Luthur PROFFITT

"Married: 1 Jun 1949

"Marriage 2 Living Cornwell"