McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families and Individules

Notes


Kenneth Allen

1. Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Kenneth Allen
Gender: Male
Race: White
Age: 18
Birth Date: 1 May 1952
Marriage Registration Place: Buchanan, Virginia, USA
Marriage Date: 31 Aug 1970
Marriage Place: Buchanan, Virginia, USA
Father: Zeb Allen
Mother: Elsie Blankenship
Spouse: Mary Louise Adkins
2. Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Kenneth Allen
Gender: Male
Race: White
Age: 23
Birth Date: 1 May 1952
Marriage Registration Place: Russell, Virginia, USA
Marriage Date: 20 Sep 1975
Marriage Place: Lebanon, Virginia, USA
Father: Zeb Allen
Mother: Elsie Blankenship
Spouse: Josie Perkins"
3. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Kenneth Allen
Gender: Male
Race: White
Birth Date: 1 May 1951
Birth Place: Welch McDowe, West Virginia
Death Date: 10 Jul 1999
SSN: 234863875
Notes: Nov 1968: Name listed as KENNETH ALLEN"


Josie Perkins

1. Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Josie Perkins
Gender: Female
Race: White
Age: 25
Birth Date: 19 Apr 1950
Marriage Registration Place: Russell, Virginia, USA
Marriage Date: 20 Sep 1975
Marriage Place: Lebanon, Virginia, USA
Father: Carmen Perkins
Mother: Louise Muncey
Spouse: Kenneth Allen"


Robert Allen Sr

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1921); Page 174; WV Archives Web Site.
Robert Allen age 29; born in Rockingham Co, NC; single; black; miner; living at Thorpe, WV; son of
Green and Alice; married on 28 oct 1921 at Wilcoe, WV; Cornelia Smith; age 21; born in
Rockingham Co, NC; single; black; daughter of unknown parents.
2.1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkins District; Thorpe; Mine Road; taken 8 Apr 1930; Page 119A;
Image19 of 22; Family #172/177.
Listed as Robert Allen; age 35; born in NC; married at 25; Negro; coal cutter in mine; head of
household.


Cornelia Smith

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1921); Page 174; WV Archives Web Site.
Robert Allen age 29; born in Rockingham Co, NC; single; black; miner; living at Thorpe, WV; son of
Green and Alice; married on 28 oct 1921 at Wilcoe, WV; Cornelia Smith; age 21; born in
Rockingham Co, NC; single; black; daughter of unknown parents.
2.1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkins District; Thorpe; Mine Road; taken 8 Apr 1930; Page 119A;
Image19 of 22; Family #172/177.
Listed as Cornelia Allen; age 26; born in NC; married at 16; Negro; in household of husband,
Robert Allen.
3. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; Thorpe; E.D. 24-2; taken 30 Apr 1940; Page 25A;
Image 7 of 22; Household # 69.
Listed as Cornelia Allen; age 39; born in NC; widow; Negro; 7th grade education; lived in same
house on 1 Apr 1935; in household of brother-in-law, James Dalton, with children.


Robert Allen Jr

1.1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkins District; Thorpe; Mine Road; taken 8 Apr 1930; Page 119A;
Image19 of 22; Family #172/177.
Listed as Robert Allen, Jr; age 5; born in WV; Negro; in household of father,Robert Allen.
2. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; Thorpe; E.D. 24-2; taken 30 Apr 1940; Page 25A;
Image 7 of 22; Household # 69.
Listed as Robert Allen, Jr; age 15; born in WV; Negro; 8th grade education; attending school; lived in
same house on 1 Apr 1935; in household of uncle-in-law, James Dalton, with mother.


James W. Allen

1.1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkins District; Thorpe; Mine Road; taken 8 Apr 1930; Page 119A;
Image19 of 22; Family #172/177.
Listed as James W. Allen; age 2 yrs, 2 mons; born in WV; Negro; in household of father,Robert Allen.
2. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; Thorpe; E.D. 24-2; taken 30 Apr 1940; Page 25A;
Image 7 of 22; Household # 69.
Listed as James Allen; age 12; born in WV; Negro; 6th grade education; attending school; lived in
same house on 1 Apr 1935; in household of uncle-in-law, James Dalton, with mother


Lorenzo Dowell Pennington

1. 1860 Census, Washington Co, VA; Western District; Saltville PO; taken on 6 Jun 1860; Page 381;
I mage 17 of 359; Family #108/108.
Listed as Dowell Pennington; age 43; born in NC; wood chopper; head of household.
2. 1870 Census, Ashe Co, NC; Piney Creek Township; Helton PO; taken on 2 Aug 1870; Page 564A;
Image 17 of 21; Family #118/118.
Listed as S.D. Pennington; age 43 (sic, 53); born in NC; works on farm; head of household.


Nancy Pope

1. 1860 Census, Washington Co, VA; Western District; Saltville PO; taken on 6 Jun 1860; Page 381;
I mage 17 of 359; Family #108/108.
Listed as Nancy Pennington; age 44; born in NC; housekeeper; in household of husband, Dowell
Pennington.
2. 1870 Census, Ashe Co, NC; Piney Creek Township; Helton PO; taken on 2 Aug 1870; Page 564A;
Image 17 of 21; Family #118/118.
Listed as Nancy Pennington; age 55; born in NC; keeping house; in household of husband, S.Dowell
Pennington.


Nelson Pennington

1. 1860 Census, Washington Co, VA; Western District; Saltville PO; taken on 6 Jun 1860; Page 381;
I mage 17 of 359; Family #108/108.
Listed as Nelson Pennington; age 14; born in NC; in household of father Dowell Pennington.


Elizabeth Pennington

1. 1860 Census, Washington Co, VA; Western District; Saltville PO; taken on 6 Jun 1860; Page 381;
I mage 17 of 359; Family #108/108.
Listed as Elizabeth Pennington; age 9; born in NC; in household of father Dowell Pennington.
2. 1870 Census, Ashe Co, NC; Piney Creek Township; Helton PO; taken on 2 Aug 1870; Page 564A;
Image 17 of 21; Family #118/118.
Listed as Elizabeth Pennington; age 18; born in NC; at home; in household of father, S.Dowell
Pennington.


Martilia Pennington

1. 1860 Census, Washington Co, VA; Western District; Saltville PO; taken on 6 Jun 1860; Page 381;
I mage 17 of 359; Family #108/108.
Listed as Martilia Pennington; age 5; born in NC; in household of father Dowell Pennington.
2. 1870 Census, Ashe Co, NC; Piney Creek Township; Helton PO; taken on 2 Aug 1870; Page 564A;
Image 17 of 21; Family #118/118.
Listed as Mortica Pennington; age 14; born in NC; at home; in household of father, S.Dowell
Pennington.


Levi Pennington

1. 1860 Census, Washington Co, VA; Western District; Saltville PO; taken on 6 Jun 1860; Page 381;
I mage 17 of 359; Family #108/108.
Listed as Levi Pennington; age 3; born in NC; in household of father Dowell Pennington.
2. 1870 Census, Ashe Co, NC; Piney Creek Township; Helton PO; taken on 2 Aug 1870; Page 564A;
Image 17 of 21; Family #118/118.
Listed as Levi Pennington; age 12; born in NC; works on farm; in household of father, S.Dowell
Pennington.


David Pennington

1. 1860 Census, Washington Co, VA; Western District; Saltville PO; taken on 6 Jun 1860; Page 381;
I mage 17 of 359; Family #108/108.
Listed as DavidPennington; age 1; born in VA; in household of father Dowell Pennington.
2. 1870 Census, Ashe Co, NC; Piney Creek Township; Helton PO; taken on 2 Aug 1870; Page 564A;
Image 17 of 21; Family #118/118.
Listed as David Pennington; age 10; born in NC; at home; in household of father, S.Dowell Pennington.


Walter Pennington

1. 1870 Census, Ashe Co, NC; Piney Creek Township; Helton PO; taken on 2 Aug 1870; Page 564A;
Image 17 of 21; Family #118/118.
Listed as Walter Pennington; age 8; born in NC; in household of father, S.Dowell Pennington.


Beatrice Hunnaman

1. Ohio, County Marriage Records, 1774-1993; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Beatrice Watkins
[Beatrice Hunnaman]
Gender: Female
Age: 30
Birth Date: abt 1923
Marriage Date: 10 Dec 1953
Marriage Place: Hardin, Ohio, USA
Father: Nelson Hunnaman
Mother: Bonnie Cochran
Spouse: Jonah L Adkins
Film Number: 002251966"


John Lewis Stone

1. Texas, Select County Marriage Records, 1837-2015; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Ruby Marie Allen
Gender: Female
Engagement Date: 3 Jan 1952
License Place: Wichita, Texas, USA
Marriage Date: 2 Jan 1952
Marriage Place: Wichita, Texas, USA
Spouse: John Lewis Stone
Document Number: 00011455"


Ruby Marie Allen

1. Texas, Select County Marriage Records, 1837-2015; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Ruby Marie Allen
Gender: Female
Engagement Date: 3 Jan 1952
License Place: Wichita, Texas, USA
Marriage Date: 2 Jan 1952
Marriage Place: Wichita, Texas, USA
Spouse: John Lewis Stone
Document Number: 00011455"
2. U.S. Public Records Index, 1950-1993, Volume 1; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Ruby Stone
Birth Date: 27 Apr 1930
Address: PO Box 452, Wilcoe, WV, 24895-0452 (1984)
[108 11th St, Princeton, WV, 24740-2302 (1990)]"
3. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Ruby Marie Allen
[Ruby Allen Stone]
[Ruby Stove]
[Ruby Stone]
Gender: Female
Race: White
Birth Date: 27 Apr 1930
Birth Place: Superior Mcd, West Virginia
[Superior, West Virginia]
Death Date: 22 Jan 1995
Father: William A Allen
Mother: Leona M McKenny
SSN: 232441331
Notes: Jan 1944: Name listed as RUBY MARIE ALLEN;
Jul 1953: Name listed as RUBY ALLEN STONE; :
Name listed as RUBY MAR STOVE;
27 Jan 1995: Name listed as RUBY M STONE"
4. Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Ruby M. Stone
SSN: 232-44-1331
Last Residence:
24740 Princeton, Mercer, West Virginia, USA
BORN: 27 Apr 1930
Died: 22 Jan 1995
State (Year) SSN issued: North Carolina or West Virginia (Before 1951)"


Arville G. Snow

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Erin; E.D. 24-37; taken on 12 Apr 1940;
Page 752A; Image 18 of 35; Household #122.
Listed as Orville Snow; age 14; born in WV; single; 8th grade education; attending school;
lived in same place on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Charles F. Snow.
2. World War II Young American Patriots, 1941-1945: Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Arville G. Snow
Rank: Corporal
Branch: United States Army
Birth Date: 18 Aug 1925
Service Date: 20 Mar 1944
Parent 1 Name: Mr.
Parent 2 Name: Mrs. Charles F. Snow
State: West Virginia
County: McDowell
2. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Lakeside Memory Gardens, Eustis, Lake Co, FL; submitted by James Brady;
26 Jul 2007; personal photo added by D. Snow.
Arville G. Snow; born in 1926; died 20 Jul 2007; buried here; no grave marker photo shown; person photo shown;
obit posted;
"Arville G. Snow, 81, of Groveland, Fla., passed away on Friday, July 20, 2007.

"He was a member of Praise Temple Church of God in Groveland, the Masonic Lodge No. 112 Welch, Scottish Rite of Freemasonry 32nd degree Orlando, Fla. and Shriner Beni Kedem Temple Charleston. He was also an Air Force veteran of World War II. He retired from United States Steel Corporation as Maintenance Foreman and Electrician in the coal mines.

"He is survived by his wife, Josephine Snow; son, Roger Snow of Pineville; daughter, Belinda Kosmos of Leesburg, Fla.; brothers, Lee Snow of Bluefield, Charles Snow of Cleveland, Ohio; sister, Girlandean Craft of Mount Airy, N.C.; four grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

"Visitation will be from 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. Monday, July 23, 2007 with a Masonic service at 7:00 p.m. located at Brewer & Sons Funeral Home/Groveland Chapel.

"Funeral service will be 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, July 24, 2007 at the Praise Temple Church of God in Groveland, Fla. Burial will follow to Lakeside Memorial Garden in Eustis, Fla.

"In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the Hospice Foundation of Lake & Sumter, Inc., 12300 Lane Park Road, Tavares, Florida 32778-9972.

"Funeral services were entrusted to the Brewer & Sons Funeral Homes and Cremation Services, 132 E. Magnolia Street, Groveland, Florida 34736. 352-429-3500"


Velva Ruth Trent

1. Kentucky, Birth Index, 1911-1999; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Velva Trent
Date of Birth: 1 Apr 1911
Birth Place: Menifee, Kentucky, USA
Mother's name: Zona Walker
Volume Number: 195
Certificate Number: 92188
Volume Year: 1970"
2. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Velva Ruth Blankenship
[Velva Ruth Browning]
[Velva Griffin]
[Velva Ruth Trent]
Gender: Female
Race: White
Birth Date: 1 Apr 1914
Birth Place: Horlin, Kentucky
[Mayfield, Kentucky]
Death Date: 27 Dec 2006
Father: Lofa Trent
Mother: Zona Walker
SSN: 232528037
Notes: Jan 1951: Name listed as VELVA RUTH BLANKENSHIP;
Jul 1964: Name listed as VELVA RUTH BROWNING;
13 Aug 1981: Name listed as VELVA RUTH GRIFFIN;
10 Jan 2007: Name listed as VELVA R GRIFFIN"


Darrell Dewey Rambo

1. U.S. WWII Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Darrell Dewey Rambo
Race: White
Age: 18
Relationship to Draftee: Self (Head)
Birth Place: Saint Paul, Virginia, USA
Birth Date: 23 Nov 1927
Residence Place: Bradshaw, Mcdowell, West Virginia, USA
Registration Date: 23 Nov 1945
Occupation: Unemployed
Weight: 135
Complexion: Ruddy
Eye Color: Blue
Hair Color: Blonde
Height: 5 8
Next of Kin: Walter Rambo
Household Members:
Name Relationship
Darrell Dewey Rambo Self (Head)
Walter Rambo Father"
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1946); Page 164; WV Archives Web Site.
Darrell D. Rambo; age 22; born in St. Paul, VA; single; living at Iaeger, WV; married on 13 Jul 1946 at Iaeger, WV;
Clyde Brown; age 22 born in Elkhorn, WV; single; living at Iaeger, WV.
3. Russell Co, VA Marriage License #32184; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Darrell D. Rambo; age 33; born in Wise Co, VA; widowed; truck driver; living at Iaeger, WV; son of
Walter G. and Lillian (Pruit) Rambo; married on 13 oct 1962 at Lebanon, VA; Phyllis Damron; age
26; born and living at Iaeger, WV; single; daughter of Adam and Gracie (Bailey) Damron.
4. Fanning Funeral Home; Iaeger, WV; Posted Obit.
"Darrell Dewey Rambo 88, of Rural Retreat, VA passed away Monday December 25, 2017 at the Carrington Place in Rural Retreat, VA. Darrell was born April 25, 1929 in Wise County Virginia, a son of the late Walter and Lillian Trent Rambo, he was a former coal miner as well as a mechanic and a Wyoming County Magistrate.In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his first wife Clydie Carter Rambo, infant daughter, Deloris Rambo. One daughter, Peggy Jo Caudill, Sister, Lola Montero; Brothers Elmer, Bert, James and Donald Rambo; son-in-law Ernie Griffith. Survivors include his sons, Walter Rambo and wife Gladys of Hanover, WV, Doug Rambo and wife Christine of Portsmouth, VA, Darwin Rambo and Wife Barbara of Ikes Fork, WV, Steve Rambo and wife Holly of Indianapolis, IN, Destry Rambo and wife Christine of Iaeger, WV, Bobby Rambo of Indianapolis, IN and Jamie Rambo of Ceres, VA; his daughters, Chrystal Griffith of Bastian, VA, April Rambo of Princeton, WV and Melissa King; several grandchildren and great grandchildren and former wife Phyllis Dameron.Funeral Services will be conducted Friday, December 29, 2017 at 1 p.m. at the Fanning Funeral Home Chapel in Iaeger, WV, with Reverend James Cline officiating. Burial will follow in the Iaeger Memorial Cemetery in Roderfield, WV. ..."


Clydie Brown

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1946); Page 164; WV Archives Web Site.
Darrell D. Rambo; age 22; born in St. Paul, VA; single; living at Iaeger, WV; married on 13 Jul 1946 at Iaeger, WV;
Clyde Brown; age 22 born in Elkhorn, WV; single; living at Iaeger, WV.