McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Familes and Individuals

Notes


Lawrence Jesse Atwell Sr

1. 1920 Census, Kings Co, NY; Borough of Brooklyn; taken on 16 Jan 1920; Page 231B;
Family #329/129/328.
Listed as Lawrence Atwell; age 1 yr, 6 mons; born in NY; in household of father, Jesse M. Atwell.
2. 1930 Census, Bergen Co, NJ; Lyndhurst; taken on 8 Apr 1930; Page 170A; Family #131/203.
Listed as Lawrence Atwell; age 11; born in NY; in household of father, Jesse M. Atwell.


Bessie Atwell

1. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Bessie Atwell
Gender: Female
Race: White
Birth Date: 13 Mar 1917
Birth Place: Yukon, West Virginia
Death Date: 18 Aug 2000
Father: John H Atwell
Mother: Martha Belcher
SSN: 232286316
Notes: Nov 1937: Name listed as BESSIE ATWELL"
2. Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Bessie Atwell
SSN: 232-28-6316
Last Residence:
08901 New Brunswick, Middlesex, New Jersey, USA
BORN: 13 Mar 1917
Died: 18 Aug 2000
State (Year) SSN issued: North Carolina or West Virginia (Before 1951)"


Thomas Edison Atwell

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; taken 0n 14 Apr 1930; Page 258A;
Family #300/304.
Listed as Ed Atwell; age 18; born in WV; in household of father, Samuel F. Atwell.
2. 1940 Cencus, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Avondale; E.D. 24-60; taken 6 Apr 1940;
Page 1187A; Image 11 of 133; Household #79.
Listed as Thomas E. Atwell; age 22; born in WV; single; 10th grade education; lived in same house
on 1 Apr 1935; truck driver for coal mine; in household of father, Samuel F. Atwell.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1943); Page 368; WV Archives Web Site.
Thomas E. Atwell; age 25; born and living in Avondale, WV; single; married on 20 Nov 1943 in Lex,
WV; Flora Myers; age 24; born in Iaeger, WV; single; living in Bradshaw, WV.
4. WWII Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Thomas Edison Atwell
Race: White
Relationship to Draftee: Self (Head)
Birth Place: Garland McDowell, West Virginia, USA
Birth Date: 18 Feb 1917
Residence Place: Avondale, Mcdowell, West Virginia, USA
Employer: Bradshaw Coal Company
Weight: 150
Complexion: Light
Eye Color: Blue
Hair Color: Brown
Height: 5 8
Next of Kin: Sam Atwell
Household Members:
Name Relationship
Thomas Edison Atwell Self (Head)
Sam Atwell Father"
4. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1946); Page 425; WV Archives Web Site.
Thomas E. Atwell; age 27; born at Garland, WV; divorced; living at Avondale, WV; married on 27 Sep
1946 at iaeger, WV; Orpha N. Short; age 23; born in Lex, WV; single; living at Avondale, WV.
5. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Thomas Edison Atwell
[Thomas E Atwell]
Gender: Male
Race: White
Birth Date: 18 Feb 1917
Birth Place: Garland, West Virginia
[Garland|]
Death Date: 29 Feb 1996
Claim Date: 8 Nov 1971
Father: Samuel F Atwell
Mother: Rose B Justice
SSN: 233204941
Citizenship or Alien Status: U.S. citizen.
Type of Claim: Duplicate request; evidence of identity only submitted.
Notes: 07 Jun 1985: Name listed as THOMAS EDISON ATWELL;
03 Nov 1971: Name listed as THOMAS E ATWELL"
6. Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Thomas E. Atwell
SSN: 233-20-4941
Last Residence:
21921 Elkton, Cecil, Maryland, USA
BORN: 18 Feb 1917
Died: 29 Feb 1996
State (Year) SSN issued: West Virginia (Before 1951)"
7. FindAGrave.com Web Site; sibmitted by Cory & Douglas Marshall-Steele; 27 Apr 2015.
" Thomas E. Atwell
Birth 18 Feb 1917
Death 29 Feb 1996 (aged 79)
Burial
Gilpin Manor Memorial Park
Elkton, Cecil County, Maryland, USA "


Orpha Nickatie Short

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1946); Page 425; WV Archives Web Site.
Thomas E. Atwell; age 27; born at Garland, WV; divorced; living at Avondale, WV; married on 27 Sep
1946 at iaeger, WV; Orpha N. Short; age 23; born in Lex, WV; single; living at Avondale, WV.
2. FindAGrave.com Web Site; sibmitted by Cory & Douglas Marshall-Steele; 27 Apr 2015.
Grave marker inscription; "Orpha S. * Nee Short * Feb. 13, 1923 * May 12, 2010"


Jeanne Sue Spivey

1. McDowell Co, WV; Daeth Certificate #'59 006561; WV Archives Web Site.
Jeanne Sue Spivey; age 5; born in Jul 1953 in Welch, WV; living at Northfork, WV; daughter of
Richard and Chessie Ola (Wyatt) Spivey; die 17 Apr 1959 in Grace Hospital, Welch, WV; due to
meningococcal meningitis; buried 20 Apr 1959 in Iaeger Memorial, Roderfield, WV.
2. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 31 Jul 2014.
Jeanne Sue Spivey; born 16 Jul 1953; died 17 Apr 1959; buried here; headstone photo shown;
"ASLEEP IN JESUS".


Leonard Short

1. 1920 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Clear Fork Disrtict, taken on 12 Jan 1920, Page 207A, Family #61.
Listed as Leonard Short, age 4 yrs, 5 months, born in WV, in household of father, John A. Short.
2. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Clear Fork District, takn on 2 Apr 1930, Page 164A, Family #3.
Listed as Leonard Short, age 14, born in WV, in household of father, John A. Short.
3, Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1938); Page 502; WV Archives Web Site.
Leonard Short; age 20; born in Wyoming Co, WV; single; living at Clear Fork, WV; son of
John A, and Alma Short; married on 10 Nov 1938 at Baileysville, WV; Agnes Ford; age 18;
born in WV; single; living at Clear Fork, WV; daughter of George and Rebecca Ford.


Agnes Ford

1, Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1938); Page 502; WV Archives Web Site.
Leonard Short; age 20; born in Wyoming Co, WV; single; living at Clear Fork, WV; son of
John A, and Alma Short; married on 10 Nov 1938 at Baileysville, WV; Agnes Ford; age 18;
born in WV; single; living at Clear Fork, WV; daughter of George and Rebecca Ford.


Reuben Hicks

1. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Big Creek District, Susanna, taken on 13 Jan 1920; Page 24A,
Family #53/57.
Listed as Reuben Hicks; age 5, born in WV, in household of father, Moses Hicks.
2. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Big Creek District, Caretta, taken on 2 Apr 1930, Page 86A,
Family #4.
Listed as Ruben Hicks, age 16, born in WV, in household of father, Moses Hicks.
3. WWII Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Rubin Hicks
Race: White
Age: 26
Relationship to Draftee: Self (Head)
Birth Date: 4 Apr 1914
Birth Place: Caretta, West Virginia, USA
Residence Place: Caretta, Mcdowell, West Virginia, USA
Registration Date: 16 Oct 1940
Employer: Carter Coal Company
Weight: 167
Complexion: Dark
Eye Color: Gray
Hair Color: Brown
Height: 5 11
Next of Kin: Orlena Hicks
Household Members:
Name Relationship
Rubin Hicks Self (Head)
Orlena Hicks Mother"
4. Michigan, Marriage Records, 1867-1952; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Rubin Hicks
Gender: Male
Race: White
Age: 36
Birth Year: abt 1914
Birth Place: Caretta, West, Virginia
License County: Genesee
Marriage Date: 28 Oct 1950
Marriage Place: Grand Blanc, Genesee, Michigan, USA
Residence Place: Flint, Michigan
Father: Mose Hicks
Mother: Arlena Hicks
Spouse: Abbie Gaddy
County File Number: 61293
State File Number: 25 50906"
5. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by Eleanor Cross Koepke; 28 Jun 2018.
" Rubin Hicks
Birth 4 Apr 1914
Caretta, McDowell County, West Virginia, USA
Death 18 Jul 1968 (aged 54)
Flint, Genesee County, Michigan, USA
Burial
Evergreen Cemetery
Grand Blanc, Genesee County, Michigan, USA
Plot Sec Singl Lot O Grave 32"

Inscription: Rubin Hicks * West Virginia * TEC 3 * USArmy * World War II * April 4 1914 * July 18 1968


Abbie J. Osborne

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1938); Page 351; WV Archives Web Site.
Oscar Gaddy; born 17 Aug 1915 in Johnson City, TN; living at Yukon, WV; son of Charlie and Betty;
married on 4 Oct 1938 at Yukon, WV; Abbie Osborne; born 14 Aug 1916 at Hampton Roads, TN
(sic, WV); living at Bartley, WV; daughter of Dennis and Lina.
2. Michigan, Marriage Records, 1867-1952; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Abbie Gaddy
[Abbie Osborne]
Gender: Female
Race: White
Age: 31
Birth Year: abt 1919
Birth Place: West Virginia
License County: Genesee
Marriage Date: 28 Oct 1950
Marriage Place: Grand Blanc, Genesee, Michigan, USA
Residence Place: Flint, Michigan
Father: Arnold Osborne
Mother: Arlene Bolen
Spouse: Rubin Hicks
County File Number: 61293
State File Number: 25 50906"