McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families and Individules

Notes


John D. Adkins

1. Prince William Co, VA; Divorce Record #81-006947; Ancestry.com Web Site.
John D. Adkins; age 36; born 8 Nv 1944 in Logan, WV; this was his 1st marriage; 5+ years of college;
living at 14734 Endsley Turn, Woodbridge, VA; was granted a divorce on 14 Apr 1981 after a one year
seperation which began 3 May 1976; from Laurie Dixon; age 37; born 8 Feb 1944 at Premier, WV;
this was her 1st marriage; 4 yrs HS education; living at 14404 Filarette St, Woodbridge, VA; marriage
occurred 10 Jul 1965 in Washington DC; there was one child.


Laura Ruth Dixon

1. Prince William Co, VA; Divorce Record #81-006947; Ancestry.com Web Site.
John D. Adkins; age 36; born 8 Nov 1944 in Logan, WV; this was his 1st marriage; 5+ years of college;
living at 14734 Endsley Turn, Woodbridge, VA; was granted a divorce on 14 Apr 1981 after a one year
seperation which began 3 May 1976; from Laurie Dixon; age 37; born 8 Feb 1944 at Premier, WV;
this was her 1st marriage; 4 yrs HS education; living at 14404 Filarette St, Woodbridge, VA; marriage
occurred 10 Jul 1965 in Washington DC; there was one child.
2. U.S. Public Records Index, 1950-1993, Volume 1; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Laura R Adkins
Birth Date: 8 Feb 1944
Address: 4104 Vanderbilt CT, Fairfax, VA, 22030-3560 (1996)
[10944 Byrd Dr, Fairfax, VA, 22030-5151]
[14403 Filarete St, Woodbridge, VA, 22193-2819]
[11804 Golden Eagle CT, Woodbridge, VA, 22192-1056 (1993)]
[1987 Mayflower Dr, Lake Ridge, VA, 22192-2305 (1985)] "


Richard Junior Anders

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1944); Page 380; WV Archives Web Site.
Richard Anders; age 21; born in Anawalt, WV; single; living at Leckie, WV; married on 29 Jul 1944
at Maybeury, WV; Dorothy Meadows; age 19; born and living at Switchback, WV; single; with
consent of Mason Meadows, father of Dorothy Meadows.


Dorothy Elizabeth Meadows

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1944); Page 380; WV Archives Web Site.
Richard Anders; age 21; born in Anawalt, WV; single; living at Leckie, WV; married on 29 Jul 1944
at Maybeury, WV; Dorothy Meadows; age 19; born and living at Switchback, WV; single; with
consent of Mason Meadows, father of Dorothy Meadows.
2. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Dorothy Elizabeth Anders
[D Anders]
[Dorothy Elizabeth Meadows]
Gender: Female
Race: White
Birth Date: 16 Jul 1925
Birth Place: Switchback M, West Virginia
Death Date: Jun 1977
Father: Mason D Meadows
Mother: Elizabeth Quesbeery
SSN: 235647399
Notes: Jun 1958: Name listed as DOROTHY ELIZABETH ANDERS; 1
3 Feb 1997: Name listed as D ANDERS"
3. FindAGrave.com Web Site.
" Dorothy Elizabeth Anders
Birth 16 Jul 1925
Death 9 Jun 1977 (aged 51)
Burial
Grandview Memory Gardens
Bluefield, Tazewell County, Virginia"


Joseph Anders

1. 1930 Census, Mercer Co, WV; Rock District; taken 15 Apr 1930; Page 190A; Image 43 of 99; Family
#401/413.
Listed as Joe Anders; age 38; born in Poland; married at 36; immigrated to US in 1907; first papers
filed; coal miner; head of household.
2. 1940 Census, Greenbrier Co, VA; meadow Bluff District; leslie; E.D. 13-25; taken 19 Apr 1940; Page
345B; Image 22 of 46; Household #185.
Listed as Joe Anders; age 48; born in Poland; married; 2nd grade education; lived in same place
on 1 Apr 1935; filed first immigration papers; coal miner; head of household.


Mary Sodosky

1. 1930 Census, Mercer Co, WV; Rock District; taken 15 Apr 1930; Page 190A; Image 43 of 99; Family
#401/413.
Listed as Mary Anders; age 21; born in NY; married at 19; in household of husband, Joseph Anders.
2. 1940 Census, Greenbrier Co, VA; meadow Bluff District; leslie; E.D. 13-25; taken 19 Apr 1940; Page
345B; Image 22 of 46; Household #185.
Listed as Mary Anders; age 28; born in NY; married; 6th grade education; living in same place on
1 Apr 1935; US citizen; in household of husband, Joseph Anders.
3. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Mary Andres
[Mary Sadowski]
Gender: Female
Birth Date: 8 Sep 1909
Birth Place: New York, New York
Death Date: Jul 1980
Father: Steve Sadowski
Mother: Mary Powlak
SSN: 346569476
Notes: 08 Jun 1973: Name listed as MARY ANDRES"


Edward John Anders

1. 1930 Census, Mercer Co, WV; Rock District; taken 15 Apr 1930; Page 190A; Image 43 of 99; Family
#401/413.
Listed as Edward Anders; age 11 mons; born in WV; in household of father, Joseph Anders.
2. 1940 Census, Greenbrier Co, VA; meadow Bluff District; leslie; E.D. 13-25; taken 19 Apr 1940; Page
345B; Image 22 of 46; Household #185.
Listed as Edward Anders; age 11; born in WV; 3rd grade education; attending school; lived in same
place on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Joseph Anders.
3. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Edward John Andres
[Edward J Andres]
Gender: Male
Race: White
Birth Date: 19 Apr 1929
Birth Place: Welch McDowe, West Virginia
[Mc Comas, West Virginia]
Death Date: 25 May 1997
Father: Joseph Andres
Mother: Mary Sodosky
SSN: 234404905
Notes: Feb 1944: Name listed as EDWARD JOHN ANDRES;
31 May 1997: Name listed as EDWARD J ANDRES"


Annie Anders

1. 1940 Census, Greenbrier Co, VA; meadow Bluff District; leslie; E.D. 13-25; taken 19 Apr 1940; Page
345B; Image 22 of 46; Household #185.
Listed as Annie Anders; age 9; born in WV; 3rd grade education; attending school; lived in same
place on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Joseph Anders.


Wanda Anders

1. 1940 Census, Greenbrier Co, VA; meadow Bluff District; leslie; E.D. 13-25; taken 19 Apr 1940; Page
345B; Image 22 of 46; Household #185.
Listed as Wanda Anders; age 6; born in WV; no education; attending school; lived in same
place on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Joseph Anders.


Josephine Anders

1. 1940 Census, Greenbrier Co, VA; meadow Bluff District; leslie; E.D. 13-25; taken 19 Apr 1940; Page
346A; Image 23 of 46; Household #185.
Listed as Josephine Anders; age 4; born in WV; in household of father, Joseph Anders.


Helen Anders

1. 1940 Census, Greenbrier Co, VA; meadow Bluff District; leslie; E.D. 13-25; taken 19 Apr 1940; Page
346A; Image 23 of 46; Household #185.
Listed as Helen Anders; age 2; born in WV; in household of father, Joseph Anders.


William Taylor Rowe Jr

1. FindAGrave.com Web Site.
" William Taylor Rowe, Jr
Birth 1 Jan 1946
USA
Death 6 May 1989 (aged 43)
USA
Burial
Rowe Cemetery
Bradshaw, McDowell County, West Virginia'

Additional Information Posted:
"Son of William Taylor Rowe Sr (1915-1969) & Mabel Lowe-Rowe (1927-1998).

"Brother of Irene Rowe, Leslie Ray Rowe (1961-1961), Joann Rowe, Linda Catherine Rowe, Judy Rowe, John Rowe, & Sharon Rowe.

"Married to Brenda Carol Coyer-Rowe (1949-1996).

"Father of Donna Gail Rowe-Perdue (1967-2015), William Arthur Rowe, David Jesse Rowe, & Mabel Sue Rowe-Jones."


Brenda Carol Coyer

1. FindAGrave.com Web Site.
" Brenda Carol Coyer Rowe
Birth 14 Apr 1949
USA
Death 17 May 1996 (aged 47)
USA
Burial
Rowe Cemetery
Bradshaw, McDowell County, West Virginia"

Additional Information Posted:
"Daughter of Carol Edward Coyer (1905-1968) & Della Mae Thornsbury-Coyer (1906-1967).

"Sister of Barbara Coyer (B. 1937).

"Half sister of William "Billy" E. Coyer (B. ~1926), & Alma Coyer.

"Married to Rev. William Taylor Rowe Jr. (1946-1989).

"Mother of Donna Gail Rowe-Perdue (1967-2015), William Arthur Rowe, David Jesse Rowe, & Mabel Sue Rowe-Jones."


Swan Person Thornquist

1. Minnesota, Naturalization Records Index, 1854-1957; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Swan Person (S.P.) Thornquist
County: Todd
Reel: 1
Code: 1
Volume: A
Page: 22
Document Type: Declaration of Intention
YEARS: 1868 -1890
Numbers: 1-336"
2. Ancestry Family Tree; posted by laurenkrausgrillhustedt, Tustin, Orenge Co, CA.
"Swan Person (S.P.) Thornquist
1843–1939
Birth 12 JUN 1843 • Soderham, Sweden
Death 23 JUN 1939 • Hennepin, Minnesota, United States"
Other Information Posted:
Married at least twice both of which was after John P. Thornquist's birth in 1864; therefore j
his previous.
marriage could have been to Annie, John's stated mother.


Allan A. Parker

1. 1870 Census, Mercer Co, WV; Beaver Pond District; taken on 17 Aug 1870; Page 500B; Image
12 of 32; Family #82/82.
Listed as Allan A. Parker; age 9; born in VA; in household of mother, Mary J. Parker.
2. 1880 Census, Mercer Co, WV; Rock District; taken 17 Jun 1880; page 69B; Image 18 of 35;
Family #146/147.
Listed as Allan A. Parker; age 18; born in VA; single; works on farm; in household of mother,
Mary J. Parker;
3. Mercer Co, WV; Marriage Registry; Vol #__(1888); Page 48; Line #5; WV Archives Web Site.
Allen A. Parker; age 26; born and living in Mercer Co, WV; single; farmer; son of James and Mary J.;
married on 19 Jan 1888 in Mercer Co, WV; Mary J. Underwood; age 37; born and living in Mercer
Co, WV; widow; daughter of Moses and Serena.
4. 1900 Census, Mercer Co, WV; Rock District; taken on 23 Jun 1900; Page 199A; Image 39 of 54;
Family #248/250.
Listed as Allen A. Parker; age 38; born in Jan 1862 in WV; married 12 yrs; farmer; head of
household.
5. 1910 Census, Mercer Co, WV; Rock District; taken on 25 May 1910; Page 90A; Image 21 of 23;
Family #191/202.
Listed as Allan A. Parker; age 48; born in WV; widowed; farmer; head of household.
6. Mercer Co, WV; Marriage Registry; Vol #__(1916); Page 93; Line #5; WV Archives Web Site.
Allen A. Parker; age 54; born in WV; widowed; living at Rock, WV; married on 24 May 1916 in Mercer
Co, WV; Amanda Allen; age 50; born in VA; widow; born in VA; living at Matoaka, WV.
7. 1920 Census, Mercer Co, WV; Rock District; taken on 19 Jan 1920; Page 171A; Image 19 of 21;
Family #154/162.
Listed as Allen A. Parker; age 58; born in WV; married; farmer; head of household.
8. 1930 Census, Mercer Co, WV; Rock District; Black Oak Mountain Road; taken on 15 Apr 1930;
Page 276B; Image 18 of 41; Family #153/153.
Listed as Allen A. Parker; age 68; born in WV; married at 26; farmer; head of household.
9. Mercer Co, WV; Death Certificate #6913; WV Archives Web Site.
Allan A. Parker; age 83 yrs, 3 mons, 28 days; born 11 Jan 1862 in Rock, WV; widowed; farmer; living
at Rock, WV; son of unknown parents; died 9 Jun 1945 at Rock, WV; due to chronic myocarditis;
buried 10 Jun 1945 in Parker Family Cemetery, near Rock, WV; informant, Mrs. Frank Scott, Rock,
WV.
10. FindAGrave.com Web Site.
" Bud A. A. Parker
Birth 11 Jan 1862
Death 9 Jun 1945 (aged 83)
Burial
Parker Underwood Cemetery
Mercer County, West Virginia"


Mary Jane Walters

1. Mercer Co, WV; Marriage Registry; Vol #__(1876); Page 28; Line #28; WV Archives Web Site.
Isham Underwood; age 28; born in Franklin Co, VA; single; farmer; living in Mercer Co, WV; son of
William and Elizabeth Underwood; married on 28 Mar 1876 in Mercer Co, WV; Mary Jane Walters;
age 27; born and living in Mercer Co, WV; single; daughter of Moses and Serena Walters.
2. Mercer Co, WV; Marriage Registry; Vol #__(1888); Page 48; Line #5; WV Archives Web Site.
Allen A. Parker; age 26; born and living in Mercer Co, WV; single; farmer; son of James and Mary J.;
married on 19 Jan 1888 in Mercer Co, WV; Mary J. Underwood; age 37; born and living in Mercer
Co, WV; widow; daughter of Moses and Serena.
3. 1900 Census, Mercer Co, WV; Rock District; taken on 23 Jun 1900; Page 199A; Image 39 of 54;
Family #248/250.
Listed as Mary J. Parker; age 50; born in Feb 1850 in WV; married 12 yrs; 1 child, 1 living; in
household of husband, Allen A. Parker.


Walter A. Parker

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1900); Page 121; WV Archives Web Site.
Walter A. Parker; age 21; born in ____; single; farmer; living at Panther, WV; son of _____; married
on 24 May 1900 at C. Lester's, Rachel Lester; age 16; born in ____; single; daughter of Charles and
Jane.
2. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; taken 27 Jun 1900; Page 254A; Image 31 of 68;
Family #266/266.
Listed as Walter A. Parker; age 20; born in Jul 1879 in WV; farmer; head of household.


Rachel Lester

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1900); Page 121; WV Archives Web Site.
Walter A. Parker; age 21; born in ____; single; farmer; living at Panther, WV; son of _____; married
on 24 May 1900 at C. Lester's, Rachel Lester; age 16; born in ____; single; daughter of Charles and
Jane.
2. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; taken 27 Jun 1900; Page 254A; Image 31 of 68;
Family #266/266.
Listed as Rachel Parker; age 16; born in Jun 1884 in WV (sic, VA); in household of husband, Walter
A. Parker.


Wallace Compton Bean

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1930); Page 95; WV Archives Web Site.
Wallace Bean; age 24; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; miner; living at Yukon, WV; son of John
and Sarah Bean; married on 27 Nov 1930 at English; Bertha Thornquest; age 19; born in McDowell
Co, WV; single; daughter of J.P. and Sarah Thornquest.


Audrey Bertha Thornquist

1. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; Susanna precinct; taken 23 Jan 1920; Page
35B; Image 28 of 47; Family #265/274.
Listed as Bertha Thornquist; age 7; born in WV; in household of father, John P. Thronquist.
2. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; Yukon; taken 22 Apr 1930; Page 60B; Image 61
of 89; Family #49/52.
Listed as Bertha Thornquist; age 17; born in WV; single; in household of father, John P. Thornquist.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1930); Page 95; WV Archives Web Site.
Wallace Bean; age 24; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; miner; living at Yukon, WV; son of John
and Sarah Bean; married on 27 Nov 1930 at English; Bertha Thornquest; age 19; born in McDowell
Co, WV; single; daughter of J.P. and Sarah Thornquest.
4. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Audrey Bertha Bean
[Bertha Bean]
[Audrey Bertha Thornquest]
Gender: Female
Race: White
Birth Date: 11 Sep 1912
Birth Place: Yukon McDowe, West Virginia
Death Date: 22 Apr 1997
Father: John P Thornquest
Mother: Sarah Dale
SSN: 236606351
Notes: Apr 1956: Name listed as AUDREY BERTHA BEAN;
10 Jan 1998: Name listed as BERTHA BEAN"
5. Find A Grave Index, 1600s-Current; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Audra Bertha Bean
Maiden Name: Thornquest
Birth Date: 11 Sep 1912
Birth Place: Yukon, McDowell County, West Virginia, United States of America
Death Date: 22 Apr 1997
Death Place: Melbourne, Brevard County, Florida, United States of America
Cemetery: Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens
Burial or Cremation Place: Prosperity, Raleigh County, West Virginia, United States of America
Has Bio?: N
Spouse: Wallace Compton Bean
Children: John Robert Bean
URL: https://www.findagrave.com/mem..."