McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families and Individuals

Notes


Caroline Virginia Asbury

1. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Big Creek Township, taken on 13 Jun 1900, Family #120.
Listed as Caroline Asbury, age 12, born in Sep 1887 in WV, in household of father, Rufus Asbury.
2. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by Michael & Terry; 21 Jul 2018.
" Caroline Virginia Asbury Campbell
Birth 25 Sep 1886
Virginia, USA
Death 15 Jul 1966 (aged 79)
Virginia, USA
Burial
Elizabeth Cemetery
Saltville, Smyth County, Virginia"


Drema Sue Bailey

1. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Pine Grove Cemetery, Ravencliff, Wyoming Co, WV; submitted by
Kelly Craig; 3 Jan 2011.
Drema Sue Pauley; born 9 Jan 1961; died 23 Aug 1997; buried here; no grave marker photo shown;
inscription, "MOTHER".


Henry Elihue Spence

1. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by Martha Fontaine Byrum; 28 Dec 2015.
" Henry Elihue Spence
Birth 30 Dec 1896
North Carolina, USA
Death 26 May 1995 (aged 98)
Burial
Roselawn Memorial Gardens
Princeton, Mercer County, West Virginia"


Gracie Bell Asbury

1. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Big Creek District, taken on 12 May 1910, Page 209A, Family #384.
Listed as Gracie D. Asberry, age 5, born in WV, in household of father, Rufus K. Asberry
2. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by Martha Fontaine Byrum; 28 Dec 2015.
" Gracie Bell Asbury Spence
Birth 18 Aug 1904
Death 2 Oct 1987 (aged 83)
Burial
Roselawn Memorial Gardens
Princeton, Mercer County, West Virginia,"


Hugh T. Asbury

1. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Big Creek Township, taken on 13 Jun 1900,
Family #120.
Listed as Hue T. Asbury, age 3, born in Mar 1897 in WV, in household of
father, Rufus Asberry.
2. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Big Creek District, taken on 12 May 1910, Page 208B, Family #384.
Listed as Hugh T. Asberry, age 13, born in WV, in household of father, Rufus K. Asberry
3. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by Virginia Gal; 9 Nov 2007.
" Hugh T. Asbury
Birth 2 Mar 1897
Death 19 Aug 1956 (aged 59)
Burial
Grassy Spur Church Cemetery
Bishop, Tazewell County, Virginia"


Josephine Marrs

1. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by Virginia Gal; 22 Mar 2007.
" Josephine Marrs Asbury
Birth 19 Dec 1904
Death 15 Mar 1962 (aged 57)
Burial
Grassy Spur Church Cemetery
Bishop, Tazewell County, Virginia"


William Rulaski

1. McDowell Co, WV; WW II Draft Registration Card #U-351; LDS Web Site.
William Rulaski; age 49; born 25 May ___; in Italy (sic?); living at Superior, WV; employed by Lake
Superior Coal Co, Superior, WV; person who will always know address, Julia Rulaski, Superior, WV;
5'6" tall; 184 lbs; blue eyes; blonde hair; ruddy complexion.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #5500; WV Archives Web Site.
William Rulaski; age 51 yrs, 9 mons, 29 days; born 15 Jul 1893 in Lithuania; married; husband of Julia
Rulaski; miner; SS#232-14-8812; living at Superior, WV; son of George and Mary Rulaski; died 14 May
1945 in Stevens Clinic, Welch, WV; due to cardiac decompensation with prostate hypertrophy; buried
16 May 1945 in iaeger Memorial, Roderfield, WV; informant, John Tote, Superior, WV.
3. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 5 Dec 2013.
William Rulaski; born unknown; died 14 May 1945; buried here; headstone photo shown; "AT REST".


Julia Tote

1. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Tidewater Coal Operation; taken on 19
Jan 1920; Page 159A; Image 10 of 24; Family #390/331.
Listed as Julia Tote; age 7; born in WV; in household of father, John Tote.
2. 1930 Census, Mcowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; taken 10 Apr 1930; Page 102B; Image 28
of 62; Family #292/278.
Listed as Julia Tote; age 17; born in WV; in household of father, John Tote.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1933); Page 293; WV Archives Web Site.
Frank Gardinia; age 23; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; miner; living at Superior, WV; son of Sam
and Rosa; married on 24 Jul 1933 at Welch, WV; Julia Tote; age 21; born in McDowell Co, WV; single;
living at Superior, WV; daughter of John and Mary.
4. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Superior; E.D. 24-41; taken on 6 Apr 1940;
Page 807B; Image 18 of 36; Household #154.
Listed as Julia Tote; age 27; born in WV; divorced; 8th grade education; lived in same house on 1 Apr 1935;
in household of father, John Tote, with son.
5. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Julia Tate Rulaski
[Julia Tote Cornett]
[Julia Cornett]
[Julia Tate Tote]
SSN: 232428673
Gender: Female
Race: White
Birth Date: 12 May 1912
Birth Place: Tidewater Mc, West Virginia
[Tidewater, West Virginia]
Death Date: 15 Aug 1989
Father: John Tote
Mother: Mary Nadiski
Type of Claim: Original SSN.
Notes: Jul 1945: Name listed as JULIA TATE RULASKI; Apr 1963: Name listed as JULIA TOTE
CORNETT; 19 Aug 1989: Name listed as JULIA CORNETT"
6. Social Security Death Index; 1935-2014; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Julia Cornett; born 12 May 1912; died 15 Aug 1989; last residence, Havaco, WV; SS# 232-42-8673; card iisued
in NC or WV before 1951.
7. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 14 Jun 2014.
Julia Tote Cornett; born 12 May 1912; died 15 Aug 1989; buried here; headstone photo shown;
"OUR DEAR SWEET MOTHER".


Rush Anderson Farris

1. 1920 Census, Carroll Co, VA; Laurel Fork District; Freemont Precinct; taken 8 Jan 1920; Page 166B;
Image 2 of 5; Family #14/14.
Listed as Rush Fariss; age 4 yrs, 9 mons; born in VA; in household of father, John W. Farris.
2. 1930 Census; Carroll Co, VA; Laurel Fork District; taken 15 Apr 1930; Page 73B; Image 12 of 39;
Family #114/114.
Listed as Rush A. Faris; age 14; born in VA; single; in household of father, John W. Farris.
3. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by Donna Sutphine Armentrout; 15 Oct 2010; maintained by
James Brady.
"TSGT Rush Anderson Fariss
Birth 21 Mar 1915
Death 4 Nov 2008 (aged 93)
Burial
Martin Cemetery (Route 221)
Hillsville, Carroll County, Virginia, USA "

Additional Information Posted:
"Rush A. Fariss, 93 of Hillsville, passed away on Tuesday, November 4, 2008 at Heritage Hall Laurel Meadows. Mr. Farris was born in Carroll County to the late John & Allie Worrell Fariss. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his wife Hattie T. Farris. He is survived by step daughter & spouse Nadean & Odell Turman of Dugspur; step son & spouse W.J. & Carol Sutphin of Morganton, NC; ten step grandchildren; twelve step great grandchildren; two step great-great grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

"A graveside service with burial following will be held on Thursday, November 6, 2008 at the Martin and Fariss Cemetery at 1:00 PM with Rev. S.G. Bolt officiating. Military rites will be conducted by the Hillsville V.F.W. Post 1115. The family will receive friends on Wednesday, November 5, 2008 at Vaughan-Guynn-McGrady Chapel from 6:00 until 8:00 PM."

"TEC 5
US ARMY
WORLD WAR II"


Hattie Truman

1. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by Donna Sutphine Armentrout; 15 Oct 2010,
"Hattie Turman Farris
Birth 1 Mar 1917
Death 20 Jan 2002 (aged 84)
Burial
Martin Cemetery (Route 221) •
Hillsville, Carroll County, Virginia, USA"


Gracie Fields

1. Buchanan Co, VA; Marriage License #86-033585; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Ray McCallister; age 68; born 5 Dec 1917 in WV; widowed; this was his second marriage;
first marriage ended 27 Nov 1978 (death of first wife); 5th grade education; living at Box 594,
Gary, WV; son of William Russell and Lisse May( Dellion) McCallister; married on 23 Jul 1986
in Buchanan Co, VA; Gracie Hollins; maiden name Fields; widow; this was her second marriage;
first marriage ended 30 Oct 1983 (death of first husband); 8th grade education; living at Box 193.
Happy, Perry Co, KY; daughter of Wilson and Eliza Jane (Hall) Fields.


Robert Lee Ponder

1. McDowell co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1965); Page 286; WV Archives Web Site
Robert Lee Ponder; age 24; born 17 Aug 1939 at Slab Fork, WV; single; no previous marriage; Negro;
son of Elijah and Nannie (Moody) Ponder; married on 6 Mar 1965 at McDowell, WV; Constance
Christine White; age 17; born 8 Mar 1947 at Powhatan, WV; single; no previous marriage; Negro;
living at McDowell, WV; daughter of James and Sylvia (White) Stockton; with consent of Sylvia
Stockton; mother of Constance Christine White, father is in mental institution


Constance Christine White

1. McDowell co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1965); Page 286; WV Archives Web Site
Robert Lee Ponder; age 24; born 17 Aug 1939 at Slab Fork, WV; single; no previous marriage; Negro;
son of Elijah and Nannie (Moody) Ponder; married on 6 Mar 1965 at McDowell, WV; Constance
Christine White; age 17; born 8 Mar 1947 at Powhatan, WV; single; no previous marriage; Negro;
living at McDowell, WV; daughter of James and Sylvia (White) Stockton; with consent of Sylvia
Stockton; mother of Constance Christine White, father is in mental institution