McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families and Individuals

Notes


Artillio Marian Sr

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; Warriormines; E.D. 24-20; taken on 23 Apr 1940;
Page 379A; Image 17 of 62; Household #140.
Listed as Artillio Marian; age 43; born in Italy; married; 2nd grade education; lived in same place on
1 Apr 1935; coal miner; head of household.


Anna

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; Warriormines; E.D. 24-20; taken on 23 Apr 1940;
Page 379A; Image 17 of 62; Household #140.
Listed as Anna Marian; age 37; born in VA; married; 2nd grade education; lived in same place on
1 Apr 1935; in household of husband, Artillio Marian.


Fenno Marian

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; Warriormines; E.D. 24-20; taken on 23 Apr 1940;
Page 379A; Image 17 of 62; Household #140.
Listed as Fenno Marian; age 20; born in WV; single; 3 yrs HS education; lived in same place on
1 Apr 1935; new worker; in household of husband, Artillio Marian.


Lucy Marian

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; Warriormines; E.D. 24-20; taken on 23 Apr 1940;
Page 379A; Image 17 of 62; Household #140.
Listed as Lucy Marian; age 14; born in WV; 7th grade education; attending school; lived in same place on
1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Artillio Marian.


Artillio Marian Jr

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; Warriormines; E.D. 24-20; taken on 23 Apr 1940;
Page 379A; Image 17 of 62; Household #140.
Listed as Junior Marian; age 12; born in WV; 5th grade education; attending school; lived in same place on
1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Artillio Marian.


Betty Marian

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; Warriormines; E.D. 24-20; taken on 23 Apr 1940;
Page 379A; Image 17 of 62; Household #140.
Listed as Betty Marian; age 9; born in WV; 4th grade education; attending school; lived in same place on
1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Artillio Marian.


Rosetta Marian

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; Warriormines; E.D. 24-20; taken on 23 Apr 1940;
Page 379A; Image 17 of 62; Household #140.
Listed as Rosetta Marian; age 6; born in WV; no education; not attending school; lived in same place on
1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Artillio Marian.


Hansel Collins

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Panther; E.D. 24-57; taken 10 Apr 1940;
Page 1091B; Household #148.
Listed as Hansel Collins; age 3; born in WV; in household of father, Scott Collins.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1957); Page 435; WV Archives Web Site.
Hansel Collins; age 19; born in Mohawk, WV; single; living at Box 187, Panther, WV; married on 5 Jun
1957 at Litwar, WV; Opal Cline; age 17; born in War Eagle, WV; single; living at Panther, WV; with
consent of Scott and Daisy Collins, parents of Hansel Collins, and Elmer and Mary Cline, parents of
Opal Cline.


Opal Cline

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1957); Page 435; WV Archives Web Site.
Hansel Collins; age 19; born in Mohawk, WV; single; living at Box 187, Panther, WV; married on 5 Jun
1957 at Litwar, WV; Opal Cline; age 17; born in War Eagle, WV; single; living at Panther, WV; with
consent of Scott and Daisy Collins, parents of Hansel Collins, and Elmer and Mary Cline, parents of
Opal Cline.


Ruth Marie "Cricket" McKinney

1. Evans-Calfee Funeral Service; Pineville, WV; Posted Obit.
"Ruth "Cricket" Marie McKinney Sizemore 73, of Skin Fork, went home to the be with her Lord on Friday October 4, 2019 at her home following a long illness. Born August 2, 1946, in Mercer County, she was the daughter of the late Okie Carl and Arlene Lucas McKinney.

"Cricket was a longtime member of the Cooper Memorial Baptist Church, and she loved bowling, going to church, and spending time with her family especially her grandchildren.

"In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by two brothers Roy McKinney, and Buddy McKinney.

"Those left to cherish her memory include her loving husband of 53 years John Sizemore, her 2 children Tom Sizemore and his wife Shawna, and Vicki Powell and her husband Richard. 3 grandchildren Jonathon, Justin, and Jessica Sizemore, and a great grand child Remington, 3 sisters Sue Morgan and her husband Rocky, Barbara Blankenship and her husband Roy Lee, and Betty Mohney, a host of nieces, nephews, and countless friends, and church family.

"Services will be Tuesday October 8, 2019 at 11am at the Cooper Memorial Baptist Church, with Pastor Merle Walls officiating. Following the service she will be laid to rest in Palm Memorial Gardens, Matheny. ..."


Stanley Wagner Ratcliff

1. 1900 Census, Bland Co, VA; Seddon District; taken on 16 Jun 1900; Page 98B; Image 14 of 22;
Family #119/119.
Listed as Stanley Ratliff; age 2; born in Feb 1897 in VA; in household of father, George N. Ratcliff.
2. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; North Fork District; taken on 11 May 1910; Page 31B; Image 4 of
39; Family #32/35.
Listed as Stanley W. Ratliff; age 10; born in VA; in household of father, George N. Ratcliff.
3. McDowell Co, WV; WW I Draft Registration Card #1821; 12 Sep 1918; LDS Web Site.
Stanley Wagner Ratliff; age 20; born 12 Feb 1898; living at Worth, WV; employed by Roanoke
Coal and Coke Co, Worth, WV; nearest relative, Ruth Ratliff, Worth, WV; medium height with slender
build; blue eyes and light brown hair.
4. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1919); Page 27; WV Archives Web Site.
Stanley Ratliff; age 21; born in Bland Co, VA; single; motorman; living at Worth, WV; son of
George and Rhoda; married on 19 Feb 1919 in Welch, WV; Ruth Swatts; age 22; born in VA; widowed;
daughter of Mr and Mrs White.
5. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; North Fork District; Rolfe; taken on 23/24 Jan 1920; Page 166A;
Image 3 of 45; Family #24/25.
Listed as Stanley W. Ratliff; age 21; born in VA; married; motorman in coal mine; in household of father,
George N. Ratcliff.
6. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Northfork District; taken on 2 Apr 1930; page 65A; Image 1 of 40;
Family #4/4.
Listed as Stanley W. Ratcliff; age 33; born in VA; married at 21; assistant foreman in coal mine; head of
household.
7. Mercer Co, WV; Death Certificate #11695; WV Archives Web Site.
Stanley Wagner Ratcliff; age 58 yrs, 7 mons, 9 days; born 12 Feb 1897 in Bland Co, VA; married; coal
miner; SS# 232-14-4241; living at Montcalm, WV for past 2 yrs; son of George Ratcliff and unlisted mother;
died 21 Sep 1955 at Montcalm, WV; due to coronary occlusion; buried 23 Sep 1955 in Beartown Cemetery;
informant, Mrs. Bernard Sutherland
8. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Roselawn Memorial Gardens, princeton, Mercer Co, WV; submitted by
Katie White; 22 Apr 2010.
Stanley Wagner Ratliff (sic, Ratcliff); born 12 Feb 1897; died in 1955; buried here (sic); no headstone photo
shown. ( Death certificate states he was buried at Beartown, WV).


Ruth White

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1914); Page 91; WV Archives Web Site.
Samuel M. Swatts; age 36; born in Knox Co, TN; widowed; brakeman; living at Keystone, WV; son of
T. Q? and M? L. Swatts; marreid on 21 Nov 1914 at Ashland, WV; Ruth White; age 21; born in McDowell
Co, WV; single; daughter of Ellis and Lois.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1919); Page 27; WV Archives Web Site.
Stanley Ratliff; age 21; born in Bland Co, VA; single; motorman; living at Worth, WV; son of
George and Rhoda; married on 19 Feb 1919 in Welch, WV; Ruth Swatts; age 22; born in VA; widowed;
daughter of Mr and Mrs White.
3. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Northfork District; taken on 2 Apr 1930; page 65A; Image 1 of 40;
Family #4/4.
Listed as Ruth Ratcliff; age 34; born in WV; married at 22; in household of husband, Stanley W. Ratcliff.


Geneveve Ratcliff

1. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #7600; WV Archives Web Site.
Geneveve Ratcliff; age 12 days; born 4 Nov 1921 at Ashland, WV; infant daughter of Stanley, born
in Bland Co, VA,, and Ruth, born in Wyoming Co, WV, (White) Ratcliff; died 17 Nov 1921 at Ashland,
WV; due to prematurity; buried 18 Nov 1921 at Ashland, WV; informant, Stanley Ratcliff, Ashland, WV;


Ruth E. Ratcliff

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Northfork District; taken on 2 Apr 1930; page 65A; Image 1 of 40;
Family #4/4.
Listed as Ruth E. Ratcliff; age 8; born in WV; in household of father, Stanley W. Ratcliff.


Betty Ratcliff

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Northfork District; taken on 2 Apr 1930; page 65A; Image 1 of 40;
Family #4/4.
Listed as Betty Ratcliff; age 6; born in WV; in household of father, Stanley W. Ratcliff.


William "Billy" Ratcliff

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Northfork District; taken on 2 Apr 1930; page 65A; Image 1 of 40;
Family #4/4.
Listed as Billy Ratcliff; age 3 yrs, 1 mon; born in WV; in household of father, Stanley W. Ratcliff.


Anita Ratcliff

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Northfork District; taken on 2 Apr 1930; page 65A; Image 1 of 40;
Family #4/4.
Listed as Anita Ratcliff; age 1 yr, 1 mon; born in WV; in household of father, Stanley W. Ratcliff.


Patricia Pearl Phillips

1. "The Heritage of McDowell Co, WV; 1858-1995"; 1995; McDpwell Co, WV Historical Society"; Page
120; "Carla Cline" article; submitted by Caria Cline, Panther, WV.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1956); Page 224; WV Archives Web Site.
Thomas Abshire; age 21; born and living at Panther, WV; single; married on 8 Dec 1956 at Iaeger,
WV; Patricia Phillips; age 18; born at Iaeger, WV; living at Panther, WV; with consent of Carl and
Zelphia Phillips, parents of Patrica Phillips.
3. Douglas Mortuary; Welch, WV; Posted Obit.
"I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, I have kept the Faith.

"Patricia Pearl Abram, 79, of Boissevain, Virginia, departed this life on Wednesday, November 6, 2019 from the Bluefield Regional Medical Center following a long illness.

"She was a former custodian for the McDowell County Board of Education, and attended Boissevain Pentecostal Holiness Church. Before her illness Patricia along with her husband, Reverend James Abram, ministered to the patients at various area nursing homes, ministering and singing praises to the Lord.

"Born December 28, 1939, Patricia was the loving daughter of the late Carl Ray and ZelphiaBailey Phillips.

"In addition to her parents, Patricia was preceded in death by her first husband, Carl Thomas Absure; a daughter, Cynthia Katrina Cline; a sister, Elizabeth Phillips and a brother, Luther Phillips.

"Those left to cherish her memory are her husband, James “Jim” Abram of Boissevain, VA; a son, Johnny Ray Absure of Tazewell, VA; two daughters, Sherry Cline and Donna Lockhart and husband Larry of Panther, WV. Patricia is also survived by five grandsons, Bradley and Brandon Lockhart, Jason and Chad Cline and Christopher Absure; and two granddaughters, Carla Lester and Jordan Green. Also left to cherish her memory are her eleven great grandsons and three great granddaughters; two sister, Johnnie Lockhart Wolfe of Iaeger, WV and Tammy Lowrance of Pipestem, WV; brothers, David Phillips of Claremont, NC and Bill Phillips of Chapmansville, WV, along with a host of nieces and nephews.

"Services for Patricia P. Abram will be conducted on Saturday, November 9, 2019 at 12:00 noonat the Roderfield Pentecostal Holiness Church in Roderfield with the Reverend Ronald W. Abram officiating. Friends may call at the church one hour prior to the services.

"Burial will follow at the Iaeger Memorial Cemetery in Roderfield, WV.

"Pallbearers will be grandchildren and great grandchildren in honor of their grandmother Patricia P. Abram.

"Douglas Mortuary in Welch, WV is assisting the family. Online condolences may be sent to the family at douglasmortuary.com"