McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families and Individuals

Notes


Robert Gene "Bobby" Hannan

1. Roanoke, VA; Marriage License #86-049015; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Robert Gene Hannan; age 38; born 12 Apr 1948 in WV; divorced; this is his 2nd marriage; 1 yr college
education; living at PO Box 64, Alderson, WV; son of Robert M. and Billie Lee (Workman) Hannan;
married on 30 Aug 1986 in Craig, VA; Nora Sue Holcomb; age 27; born 15 Jan 1959 in WV; divorced;
this her 2nd marriage; 8th grade education; living at PO Box 64, Alderson, WV; daughter of Charles
Luther and Violet Marie (Shires) Holcomb.
2. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by Brenda Hatfield; 27 Jul 2012.
" Robert “Bobby” Hannan
Birth 12 Apr 1948
Pineville, Wyoming County, West Virginia, USA
Death 9 Mar 2011 (aged 62)
Charleston, Kanawha County, West Virginia, USA
Burial
Cooper Cemetery
Wyoming County, West Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 94323097"


Nora Sue Holcomb

1. Roanoke, VA; Marriage License #86-049015; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Robert Gene Hannan; age 38; born 12 Apr 1948 in WV; divorced; this is his 2nd marriage; 1 yr college
education; living at PO Box 64, Alderson, WV; son of Robert M. and Billie Lee (Workman) Hannan;
married on 30 Aug 1986 in Craig, VA; Nora Sue Holcomb; age 27; born 15 Jan 1959 in WV; divorced;
this her 2nd marriage; 8th grade education; living at PO Box 64, Alderson, WV; daughter of Charles
Luther and Violet Marie (Shires) Holcomb.


Swanson R. Blankenship

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Jolo; E.D. 24-60; taken on 15 May 1940; Page
1242B; Image 122 of 132; Household #943.
Listed as Swanson Blankenship; age 1; born in WV; in household of father, James M. Blankenship.
2. Washington Co, VA; Marriage License #26069; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Swanson Blankenship; age 21; born and living in Jolo, WV; single; carpenter; son of James Monroe and
Rosella (Blankenship) Blankenship; married on 8 Aug 1959 in Washington Co, VA; Velda Mullins; age 16;
born in Bradshaw, WV; single; living at Jolo, WV; daughter of Harvey James and Lula (Blankenship) Mullins.
3. US Public Records Index, 1950-1993; Vol #1; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Swanson R Blankenship
Birth Date: 28 Jun 1938
Phone Number: 967-6033
Address: 66 Hc 66 POB 606, Hewell (sic, Jewell) Ridge, VA, 24622 (1994)
[PO Box 403, Jolo, WV, 24850-0403 (1986)]..."


Velda Mullins

1. Washington Co, VA; Marriage License #26069; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Swanson Blankenship; age 21; born and living in Jolo, WV; single; carpenter; son of James Monroe and
Rosella (Blankenship) Blankenship; married on 8 Aug 1959 in Washington Co, VA; Velda Mullins; age 16;
born in Bradshaw, WV; single; living at Jolo, WV; daughter of Harvey James and Lula (Blankenship) Mullins.


William Franklin Mullins

1. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; taken on 6 Jun 1900; Page 123A; Image
7 of 51; Family #66/67.
Listed as William Franklin Mullins; age 5; born in 1895 in WV; in household of father, Lewis F. Mullins.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1922); Page 400; WV Archives Web Site.
William Mullins; age 28; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; miner; living at Davy, WV; son of Lewis and
Keedy; married on 14 Aug 1922 at Davy, WV; Lula England; age 22; born in Wyoming Co, WV; single;
daughter of Floyd and Mary.
3. McDowell Co, WV; WW II Draft Registration Card #U-353; 27 Apr 1942; Ancestry.com Web Site.
William Franklin Mullins; age 47; born 7 May 1894 in Welch, WV; living at Rt 1, Box 17, Welch, WV;
person who will always know address, Lula Mullins; minister; 5' 8" tall; 135 lbs; brown eyes; brown
hair; salloe complexion; burn mark on left side of face.
4. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1965); Page 447; WV Archives Web Site.
William Franklin Mullins; age 71; born 7 May 1894 in Welch, WV; widowed; 3 previous marriage;
living at Box 182, Twin Branch, WV; son of Lewis Franklin and Keddy (Blakely) Mullins; married on
14 oct 1965 in Twin Branch, WV; Lillie Keen Poore; age 62; born 30 Jul 1903 in Buchanan Co, VA;
widow; 1 previous marriage; living at War, WV; daughter of Jack and Frances (Mullins) Keene.


Lillie Keene

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1965); Page 447; WV Archives Web Site.
William Franklin Mullins; age 71; born 7 May 1894 in Welch, WV; widowed; 3 previous marriage;
living at Box 182, Twin Branch, WV; son of Lewis Franklin and Keddy (Blakely) Mullins; married on
14 oct 1965 in Twin Branch, WV; Lillie Keen Poore; age 62; born 30 Jul 1903 in Buchanan Co, VA;
widow; 1 previous marriage; living at War, WV; daughter of Jack and Frances (Mullins) Keene.


James Harvey Brewster

1. 1880 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Complied by William A. March, page 766.
Big Creek District, page 002.
Listed as James H. Bruster, age 7, born in WV, in household of father, George F. Brewster.
2. "Selected Heirs from Will Book #11", Tazewell Co, VA GenWeb Site.
Page 138. Patsy Brewster will dated 24 Nov 1925.
Lists children: Hannah Beavers, age 58; A.T., age 55; J.H., age 53; William, age 51; Polly Riley,
age 42; and R.G., age 40.
3. Virginia, Select Marriages, 1785-1940; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: J. H. Brewster
Gender: Male
Marital status: Single
Race: White
Age: 22
Birth Date: 1873
Birth Place: , Tazewell, VA
Marriage Date: 19 Feb 1895
Marriage Place: Tazewell, Virginia
Father: G. F.
Mother: Patsy
Spouse: Mary S. Riley
FHL Film Number: 34214
Reference ID: P 114 L 26"


Mary S. "Mollie" Riley

1. Virginia, Select Marriages, 1785-1940; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Mary S. Riley
Gender: Female
Marital status: Single
Race: White
Age: 24
Birth Date: 1871
Birth Place: , Tazewell, VA
Marriage Date: 19 Feb 1895
Marriage Place: Tazewell, Virginia
Father: Geo. W.
Mother: Virginia
Spouse: J. H. Brewster
FHL Film Number: 34214
Reference ID: P 114 L 26"


William D. Brinkley Jr

1. Stafford Funeral Home; Lynco, WV; Posted Obit.
"William D. "Bill" Brinkley, 64, of Wyco, WV, passed away on December 5, 2019 at his home. He was born on
October 9, 1955 in Mullens, WV a son of the late William D. Brinkley, Sr. and Clara Grose Brinkley. In addition to
his parents he is preceded in death by three sisters Gaynell Blankenship, Terry Thompson and Gilda Phillips.
Those left to cherish his memory are his wife of 42 years Emma "Cricket" Dial Brinkley; two daughters Carrie
Brinkley and her companion Roger Poe, II and Jessica Marcum and husband Roger Marcum, Jr.; two sisters
Dotsue Moran, Martina Lewis and husband Forest; a brother David Park and wife Tita; four grandchildren Raven
Poe, Trevor Brinkley, Haley Hansford and Hunter Hansford; and a host of nieces, nephews, and other loving
family and friends. In keeping with his wishes he will be cremated. A memorial service will be held at a later date.
In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the family. The family is being served by the Stafford Family Funeral
Home, Lynco, WV."


Jacob Haskins "Jake" Christian

1. 1880 Census, McDowell Co, WV, compiled by William A. Marsh, Vol 9, page 769.
Big Creek Township, page 011.
Listed as Jacob Christian, age 10, in household of father, John Christian.
2. "Marriage Records of McDowell Co, WV" transcribed by WPA, page 49.
Marriage Records of McDowell Co, WV, Book 1, page 132.
Jacob Christian, age 21, single, born in WV, resident of McDowell Co, WV, son
of John and Emma, married on 1 Feb 1894 Victoria White (sic, Whitt), age 17, single, born
in VA, resident of McDowell Co, WV, daughter of William and Martelia.
3. "Heritage of McDowell Co, WV...", Jacob Christian Article, page 119.
Son of John and Clementine Christian of Tazewell Co, VA. He was born on 12
Mar 1875 (question the year, he was 10 years old in 1880 Census). He married
Matilda Gross in 1898. Children were: Jimmy, Mastin, Mose, Maggie, Minnie,
Pricie, Mae, and Mary Christian. Jacob died in 1945.
4. "Marriage Records of McDowell Co, WV", page 87.
Jacob Christian, age 27, married on 31 Jul 1898 Matilda Gross, age 16.
5. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV, taken 1 Jun 1900, Big Creek Township, Page 73A, Family #5/5.
Listed as Jacob Christian, age 30, born Mar 1870, head of household.
6. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Big Creek District, Perryville Precinct,
taken on 16 Apr 1910, Page 161A, Family #.
Listed as Jacob Christian, age 38, born in WV, married 2 times, miner, head of household.
7. McDowell Co, WV Death Certificate #16683; WV Archives Web Site.
Jacob Haskins Christian; age 75; born on 12 Mar 1870 at English, WV; married, husband of Matilda
Christian; son of John and Clemmie (Harman) Christian, both born in Tazewell Co, VA; died on 20
Jun 1945 at Bartley, McDowell Co, WV from myocarditis; buried on 22 Jun 1945 in Christian
Cemetery, near Bartley, WV; informant, Mastin Christian, Bartley, WV.


Arthur Edward Anthony

1. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Arthur Edward Anthony
[Arthur E Anthony]
Gender: Male
Race: Black
Birth Date: 18 Nov 1937
Birth Place: Gary McDowel, West Virginia
Death Date: 27 Apr 2000
Father: Robert Anthony
Mother: Evelyn C Hairston
SSN: 236546538
Signature on SSN Card: Edward Anthony
Relationship of Signature: Signature name differs from NH’s name.
Notes: Sep 1952: Name listed as ARTHUR EDWARD ANTHONY; 11 May 2000: Name listed as ARTHUR E ANTHONY"
2. Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Arthur E. Anthony
SSN: 236-54-6538
BORN: 18 Nov 1937
Died: 27 Apr 2000
State (Year) SSN issued: West Virginia (1952)"