McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families and Individuals

Notes


Raymond Randolph Owens

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Northfork District; taken 1 Apr 1930; Page 14A; Image 1 of 45;
Family #1/1.
Listed as Raymond R. Owens; age 3; born in WV; in household of father, John S. Owens.
2. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Northfork District; Algoma; E.D. 24-55; Page 1040A; Image 1 of 58;
Household #1.
Listed as Raymond Owens; age 13; born in WV; 5th grade education; attending school; lived in
same house on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, John S. Owens.
3. U.S. WWII Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Raymond Randolph Owens
Race: White
Age: 18
Relationship to Draftee: Self (Head)
Birth Date: 18 Dec 1926
Birth Place: Northfork, West Virginia, USA
Residence Place: Northfork, Mcdowell, West Virginia, USA
Registration Date: 18 Dec 1944
Employer: Student Northfork High School
Weight: 172
Complexion: Light
Eye Color: Gray
Hair Color: Brown
Height: 6
Next of Kin: J S Owens
Household Members:
Name Relationship
Raymond Randolph Owens Self (Head)
J S Owens Father"
4. Bland Co, VA; Marriage License #28600; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Raymond Randolph; age 22; born and living in Northfork, WV; single; car repairman for railraod;
son of John Simon and Nina Belle (Bryerly) Owens; married on 24 Nov 1949 in Bastian, VA; Doris
Vivian Franklin; age 24; born in Jemkinjones, WV; single; mercantile sales lady; living at Elkhorn,
WV; daughter of John Everett and Annie Lee (Vernon) Franklin.
5. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by Johnny; 11 Jul 2012.
" Raymond R Owens
Birth 31 Dec 1926
Death 8 Jan 2011 (aged 84)
Burial
Arlington Park Cemetery
Jacksonville, Duval County, Florida, USA
Plot Alcove mausoleum"


Doris Vivian Franklin

1. Bland Co, VA; Marriage License #28600; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Raymond Randolph; age 22; born and living in Northfork, WV; single; car repairman for railraod;
son of John Simon and Nina Belle (Bryerly) Owens; married on 24 Nov 1949 in Bastian, VA; Doris
Vivian Franklin; age 24; born in Jemkinjones, WV; single; mercantile sales lady; living at Elkhorn,
WV; daughter of John Everett and Annie Lee (Vernon) Franklin.
2. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by Johnny; 11 Jul 2012.
" Doris F Owens
Birth 12 Oct 1925
Death 25 Nov 1999 (aged 74)
Burial
Arlington Park Cemetery
Jacksonville, Duval County, Florida, USA
Plot Alcove mausoleum"


James Simon Owens

1. Eckenrode-Connery Family Tree; posted by sodapop_55; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"James Simon Owens
1856–1915
Birth 05 DEC 1856 • Cambria Co, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 12 JUN 1915 • South River, Augusta, Virginia, USA"


Frances Katherine "Fannie" Thomas

1. Eckenrode-Connery Family Tree; posted by sodapop_55; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Frances Katherine Thomas
1863–1931
Birth 18 JAN 1863 • Virginia
Death 02 AUG 1931 • Staunton, Augusta, Virginia, USA"


Thomas Carl Dunford

1. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1999"; 1999; By Geneva Steel, Tom
Hatcher and Sandra Long; "Charles and Loretta Dunford Dial"; Article; Page 140; submitted by
Loretta Dial, Bartley, WV 24813.
2. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1999"; 1999; By Geneva Steel, Tom
Hatcher and Sandra Long; "Thomas Carl and Grace Belle Davidson Dunford"; Article; Page 141;
submitted by Loretta Dial, Bartley, WV 24813.
3. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; Bartlett (sic? Bartley?); taken on 1 May 1930;
Page 75A; Image 88 of 89; Family #9/9.
Listed as Thomas Dunford; age 12; born in WV; in household of father, William Dunford.
4. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by Valerie Neal; 3 Apr 2014; maintained by Find A. Grave.
" Thomas Carl Dunford
Birth 5 Aug 1917
West Virginia, USA
Death 22 Oct 1980 (aged 63)
Bartley, McDowell County, West Virginia, USA
Burial
Dunford Family Cemetery
Bartley, McDowell County, West Virginia, USA "


Grace Belle Davidson

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; Bartlett; taken on 1 May 1930; Page 75A,
Image 88 of 89; Family #4/4.
Listed as Gracie Davidson, age 14, born in WV, in household of mother, Nancy Altizer Davidson.
2. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1999"; 1999; By Geneva Steel, Tom
Hatcher and Sandra Long; "Thomas Carl and Grace Belle Davidson Dunford"; Article; Page 141;
submitted by Loretta Dial, Bartley, WV 24813.
4. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by Valerie Neal; 3 Apr 2014; maintained by Find A. Grave.
" Gracie Belle Davidson Dunford
Birth 18 May 1922
West Virginia, USA
Death 10 Sep 1990 (aged 68)
King, Stokes County, North Carolina, USA
Burial
Dunford Family Cemetery
Bartley, McDowell County, West Virginia, USA "

Additional Information Posted: "Daughter of William Davidson and Nancy Jane Altizer."


Roscoe David Ledbetter

1. Smyth Co, VA; Birth Certificate #7188; Ancestry.com Web Site.
David Roscoe Ledbetter; born 28 Feb 1916 at Saltville, VA; son of Winston Lebetter, age 23; laborer;
and Effie Holmes, age 24; housewife. 3 children; including this birth.
2. WWII Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Roscoe David Ledbetter
Race: White
Relationship to Draftee: Self (Head)
Birth Place: Saltville, Virginia, USA
Birth Date: 29 Feb 1916
Residence Place: Rockridge, Mcdowell, West Virginia, USA
Employer: None
Weight: 140
Complexion: Light
Eye Color: Blue
Hair Color: Brown
Height: 5 10
Next of Kin: Eva Ledbetter
Household Members:
Name Relationship
Roscoe David Ledbetter Self (Head)
Eva Ledbetter Mother"
3. Buchanan Co, VA; Marriage License #34277; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Roscoe David Ledbetter; age 24; born in Smyth Co, VA; single; no previous marriage; miner; living at
Rock Ridge, WV; son of Winston W. and Eva (Holmes) Ledbetter; married on 20 Jul 1940 at Grundy,
VA; Jettie Roberts; age 21; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; no previous marriage; living at Rock
Ridge, WV; daughter of Preston and Mary B. (Kennedy) Roberts.
4. Buchanan Co, VA; Marriage License #88-060084; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Roscoe David Ledbetter; age 72; born 29 Feb 1916 in VA; widowed; this was his 2nd marriage; fist
married ended in Sep 1988; 8th grade education; living at Box 213, Paynesville, WV; son of Winston
and Eva (Holmes) Ledbetter; married on 7 Nov 1988 in Buchanan Co, VA; Rosa Bernice Riffe; age
50; born 19 dec 1937 in VA; widow; maiden name Riffe; this was her 2nd marriage; first marriage
ended Apr 1987; 2 yrs college; living at Rt #1, Box 550, Jewell Ridge, VA; daughter of Joseph and
Elizabeth (Day) Riffe.
5. United States Public Records, 1970-2009; LDS Web Site.
"Name Roscoe D Ledbetter
Residence Date 01 May 1996
Residence Place Paynesville, West Virginia, United States
Birth Date 29 Feb 1916
Address Paynesville, West Virginia 24873
Address Date 01 May 1996
2nd Address Jewell Ridge, Virginia 24622
2nd Address Date 01 Aug 1993
3rd Address Paynesville, West Virginia 24873
3rd Address Date 01 Jun 1986
Record Number 171054884"
6. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Roscoe D Ledbetter
Gender: Male
Birth Date: 29 Feb 1916
Death Date: 17 Apr 1994
Claim Date: 25 Mar 1971
SSN: 236076956"
7. Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Roscoe D Ledbetter
Death Date: 17 Apr 1994
Death Place: Tazewell, Virginia, USA
Spouse: R Ledbetter "


Rosa Bernice Riffe

1. Buchanan Co, VA; Marriage License #88-060084; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Roscoe David Ledbetter; age 72; born 29 Feb 1916 in VA; widowed; this was his 2nd marriage; fist
married ended in Sep 1988; 8th grade education; living at Box 213, Paynesville, WV; son of Winston
and Eva (Holmes) Ledbetter; married on 7 Nov 1988 in Buchanan Co, VA; Rosa Bernice Riffe; age 50;
born 19 dec 1937 in VA; widow; maiden name Riffe; this was her 2nd marriage; first marriage ended
Apr 1987; 2 yrs college; living at Rt #1, Box 550, Jewell Ridge, VA; daughter of Joseph and Elizabeth
(Day) Riffe.


Leroy "Roy" Shadrick

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1946); Page 407; WV Archives Web Site.
Roy Shadrick; age 21; born in KY; single; living at Jesse, WV; son of Theodore and Lucille
(Lankford) Shadrick; married on 3 May 1946 at Jesse, WV; Opal Browning; age 21; born in
Jesse, WV; single; living in Jesse, WV; daughter of Alonzo and Elsie (Bradbury) Browning.
2. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1953); Page 302; WV Archives Web Site.
Roy Shadrick; age 28; born in KY; divorced; living at Window, WV; son of Theodore and Lucille
Shadrick; married on 14 Feb 1953 at Jesse, WV; Kathleen Mikles; age 27; born in Switchback,
WV; single; living at Window, WV; daughter of Taylor and Ella Mikles.


Kathleen Mikles

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1953); Page 302; WV Archives Web Site.
Roy Shadrick; age 28; born in KY; divorced; living at Window, WV; son of Theodore and Lucille
Shadrick; married on 14 Feb 1953 at Jesse, WV; Kathleen Mikles; age 27; born in Switchback,
WV; single; living at Window, WV; daughter of Taylor and Ella Mikles.
2. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 6 Dec 2013.
Kathleen Mikles Shadrick; born 13 Aug 1925; died 11 Mar 2002; buried here; grave marker photo
shown.


Ace Loy Hughes

1. Russell Co, VA; Marriage License# 37728; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Ace Loy Hughes; age 28; born in Bradshaw, WV; divorced; one previous marriage; self-employed;
living at Bradshaw, WV; son of Ace and Della (Rasnake) Hughes; married on 11 dec 1961 in
Lebanon, VA; Carol Sue Shepherd; maiden name, Shepherd; age 19; born in War, WV; divorced; one
previous marriage; living at Bradshaw, WV; daughter of Creed and Zelma (Conley) Shepherd.
2. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007: Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Ace Loy Hughes
[Ace Hughes]
Gender: Male
Race: White
Birth Date: 2 Dec 1933
Birth Place: Bradshaw Mcd, West Virginia
Death Date: May 1985
Father: Ace Hughes
Mother: Della Rasnick
SSN: 236520574
Notes: Sep 1951: Name listed as ACE LOY HUGHES;
31 Dec 1987: Name listed as ACE HUGHES"


Carol Sue Shepherd

1. Russell Co, VA; Marriage License# 37728; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Ace Loy Hughes; age 28; born in Bradshaw, WV; divorced; one previous marriage; self-employed;
living at Bradshaw, WV; son of Ace and Della (Rasnake) Hughes; married on 11 dec 1961 in
Lebanon, VA; Carol Sue Shepherd; maiden name, Shepherd; age 19; born in War, WV; divorced; one
previous marriage; living at Bradshaw, WV; daughter of Creed and Zelma (Conley) Shepherd.
2. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Carol Sue Hughes
[Carol S Hughes]
[Carol Sue Shepherd]
Gender: Female
Race: White
Birth Date: 12 Apr 1942
Birth Place: War McDowell, West Virginia
Death Date: 20 Oct 2007
Father: Creed Shepherd
Mother: Zelma Couley
SSN: 233781954
Notes: 22 Nov 1983: Name listed as CAROL SUE HUGHES;
07 Nov 2007: Name listed as CAROL S HUGHES"