McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families and Individuals

Notes


Joseph Sherman"Joe" Johnson

1. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; Berwind; taken 8 Jan 1920; Page 69A; Image
5 of 43; Family #50/50.
Listed as Joe Johnson; age 9; born in VA; in household of father, James B. Johnson.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1950); Page 391; WV Archives Web Site.
Joe Sherman Johnson; age 39; born in Tazewell, VA; single; living at War, WV; married on 7 Dec
1950 in Welch, WV; Geneva Walkanis; age 35; born in Buffalo, NY; widow; living at War, WV.
3. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by Dottie; 8 Jun 2010.
" Joe S Johnson
Birth 9 Feb 1911
West Virginia, USA
Death 9 Oct 1983 (aged 72)
Virginia, USA
Burial
Rosewood Memorial Park
Virginia Beach, Virginia Beach City, Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 53411672"

Inscription: PFC US Army * World War II


Geneva Bachnick

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1950); Page 391; WV Archives Web Site.
Joe Sherman Johnson; age 39; born in Tazewell, VA; single; living at War, WV; married on 7 Dec
1950 in Welch, WV; Geneva Walkanis; age 35; born in Buffalo, NY; widow; living at War, WV.
2. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by Dottie; 8 Jun 2010.
" Geneva B Johnson
Birth 19 Jan 1915
Death 24 Nov 1997 (aged 82)
Burial
Rosewood Memorial Park
Virginia Beach, Virginia Beach City, Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 53411663"


Tony Colobro

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Kimball; E.D. 24-26; taken 12 Apr 1940;
Page 537B; Image 26 of 42; Household #264.
Listed as Tony Colobro; age 16; born in WV; single; 1 yr HS education; attending school; lived in
same house on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father Dominick Colobro.


Novella Stover

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1944); Page 413; WV Archives Web Site.
Provine Reeves; age 48; born in TN; widowed; colored; living at Wilcoe, WV; married on 14
Aug 1944 at Welch, WV; Novella Sharpley; age 46; born in AL; widow; colored; living at
Wilcoe, WV.


Willard Howard "Buddy" Bishop Sr

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Bradshaw; taken on 8 Apr 1930; Page 249A;
Family #142/147.
Listed as Willard Bishop; age 4 yrs 5 mons; born in WV; in household of father, Walter Bishop.
2. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Lex; E.D. 24-60; taken on 17 Apr 1940; Page
1198A; Image 25 of 132; Household #263.
Listed as Willard Bishop; age 16; born in WV; 4th grade education; not attending school; lived in
same place on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Walter Lee Bishop.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1943); Page 364; WV Archives Web Site.
Buddy Bishop; age 18; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; living at Lex, WV; married on 20 Nov 1943
at Bradshaw, WV; Beulah Mae Tabor; age 16; born at Davy, WV; single; living at Lex, WV; with
consent of Ruthbell Bishop, mother of Buddy Bishop, and Alice Tabor, mother of Beulah Mae
Tabor.
4. United States Public Records, 1970-2009; LDS Web Site.
"Name Willard Bishop
Titles and Terms (Original) SR
Also Known As Willard A Bishop
2nd Also Known As Name Willard Sr Bishop
3rd Also Known As Name Willard A Bishop
Residence Date 01 Jul 1998-01 Oct 1998
Residence Place Avondale, West Virginia, United States
Birth Date 16 Jun 1923
Phone Number..."
"Phone Number Recorded Date 01 Jan 2009
Address Kincaid
Address Continued Avondale, West Virginia 24811
Address Date 01 Jul 1998-01 Oct 1998
2nd Address Garland
2nd Address Continued Avondale, West Virginia 24811
2nd Address Date 01 May 1995-01 Sep 1997
3rd Address 94 PO Box
3rd Address Continued Avondale, West Virginia 24811
3rd Address Date 01 Aug 1987-25 Mar 2008..."
5. Fanning Funeral Home; Iaeger, WV; Posted Obit.
"Willard "Bud" Bishop, Sr., 88, of Avondale, WV, passed away Thursday, January 12, 2012 in the McDowell Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Gary, WV. Willard was born June 16, 1923, in English, WV, a son of the late Walter and Ruthie Belle Elzwick Bishop. He was a retired coal miner and a captain of the Sandy River Rescue Squad for many years. In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by his wife, Beula Mae Tabor Bishop, two grandchildren, Darreck Addair and Eric Addair; and several brothers and sisters, Troy Bishop, Conley Bishop, Mae Lowery, and Arizona Stiltner. Survivors include one daughter, Mary Addair of Garland; one son, Willard Bishop, Jr., also of Garland; one siser, Aileen Turner of Garland; nine grandchildren, thirteen great grandchildren, and six great-great grandchildren. Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday, January 17, 2012 at 1 o'clock with Reverend Kenny Green and Reverend Johnny Akers officiating at the Church of the Living God at Garland. Burial will follow in the Shortridge Cemetery on Shortridge near Garland, WV...."


Beulah Mae Tabor

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1943); Page 364; WV Archives Web Site.
Buddy Bishop; age 18; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; living at Lex, WV; married on 20 Nov 1943
at Bradshaw, WV; Beulah Mae Tabor; age 16; born at Davy, WV; single; living at Lex, WV; with
consent of Ruthbell Bishop, mother of Buddy Bishop, and Alice Tabor, mother of Beulah Mae
Tabor.
2. United States Public Records, 1970-2009; LDS Web Site.
"Name Beulah M Bishop
Residence Date 01 Nov 1994-25 Mar 2008
Residence Place Avondale, West Virginia, United States
Birth Date 05 Aug 1929
Phone Number..."
"Phone Number Recorded Date 25 Mar 2008
Address 94 PO Box
Address Continued Avondale, West Virginia 24811
Address Date 01 Nov 1994-25 Mar 2008..."
3. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Beulah Mae Bishop
[Beulah M Bishop]
[Beulah Mae Tabor]
Gender: Female
Race: White
Birth Date: 5 Aug 1929
Birth Place: Davey, West Virginia
Death Date: 2 May 2005
Father: John H Tabor
Mother: Alice C Bishop
SSN: 236960054
Notes: 26 Feb 1973: Name listed as BEULAH MAE BISHOP;
06 May 2005: Name listed as BEULAH M BISHOP"


Thornton Goode

1. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1999"; 1999; By Geneva Steel, Tom
Hatcher and Sandra Long; "Thornton Goode"; Article; Page 152; submitted by Nancy Goode Moore
Maderia, 266 W. Main St, Keystone, WV 24842.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #688; WV Archives Web Site.
Thornton Goode; age 67 yrs, 1 mon, 20 days; born 24 Nov 1867 in Mosley Junction; Manchester Co,
VA; widowed; husband of Ruth Markham; tipple worker for coal mine; son of J.P. and Jennie (Porter)
Goode, both born in Richmond, VA; died 14 Jan 1935 in Maybeury, WV; due to cancerous abdomen;
buried 16 Jan 1935 in Woodlawn Cemetery; informant, Mrs. Ruby Keesling, Maybeury, WV.


Leoneria Ruth Markham

1. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1999"; 1999; By Geneva Steel, Tom
Hatcher and Sandra Long; "Thornton Goode"; Article; Page 152; submitted by Nancy Goode Moore
Maderia, 266 W. Main St, Keystone, WV 24842.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #3570; WV Archives Web Site.
Leoneria Ruth Goode; age 66 yrs, 5 mons, 4 days; born 10 Oct 1866 in Chesterfield Co, VA; married;
wife of T. Goode; living at Maybeury, WV; daughter of G.O. Markham and unknown mother; died
14 Mar 1933 in a Welch, WV hospital; due to acute cardiac dilitation; buried 15 Mar 1933 in
Woodlawn Cemetery; informant, T. Goode, Maybeury, WV.


W.M. Hylton

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1939); Page 176; WV Archives Web Site.
W.M. Hilton; born 28 Jul 1904 in VA; single; colored; living at Kimball, WV; son of Ernest and Mary;
married on 22 May 1939 in Kimball, WV; Mary Terry; born in Sep 1909 in GA; single; colored; living in
Kimball, WV; daughter of Jimmy and Ammie.


Mary Terry

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1939); Page 176; WV Archives Web Site.
W.M. Hilton; born 28 Jul 1904 in VA; single; colored; living at Kimball, WV; son of Ernest and Mary;
married on 22 May 1939 in Kimball, WV; Mary Terry; born in Sep 1909 in GA; single; colored; living in
Kimball, WV; daughter of Jimmy and Ammie.


Nathan Hurley Bailey

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1933); Page 336; WV Archives Web Site.
Nathan H. Bailey; age 23; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; miner; living at Crumpler, WV; son of
Wheeler and Mary; married on 11 dec 1933 in Welch, WV; Goldie V. Howerton; age 21; born in
McDowell Co, WV; single; living in Crumpler, WV; daughter of George and Sarah.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1949); Page 239; WV Archives Web Site.
Nathan Hurley Bailey; age 38; born and living in Crumpler, WV; divorced; married on 18 May 1949
in Welch, WV; Mary Shell Osansky; age 36; born in Algoma, WV; widow; living at Northfork, WV
3. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by Mary Fry Stevens; 27 Feb 2012.
" Nathan Hurley Bailey
Birth 20 Jan 1911
McDowell County, West Virginia, USA
Death 19 Mar 1953 (aged 42)
Crumpler, McDowell County, West Virginia, USA
Burial
Algoma Cemetery
McDowell County, West Virginia, USA "

Additional Information Posted:
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PFC 995 TECH SVC UNIT
WORLD WAR II

"Occupatin: Coal miner
Cause of death: Gunshot wound to head, suicide.


"Married Goldie V Howerton on Dec 11, 1933 in Welch, McDowell, WV (marriage ended in divorce).

"May 18, 1949 in Welch, McDowell, WV, married Mary Shell Osansky (widow)."


Mary "Myrtle" Shell

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1929); Page 161; WV Archives Web Site.
Harry Osansky; age 32; born in Russia; single; miner; living at Algoma, WV; son of Carp and Colene;
married on 12 Jan 1929 at Welch, WV; Myrtle Shell; age 16; born in McDowell Co, WV; single;
daughter of John and Causbie.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1949); Page 239; WV Archives Web Site.
Nathan Hurley Bailey; age 38; born and living in Crumpler, WV; divorced; married on 18 May 1949
in Welch, WV; Mary Shell Osansky; age 36; born in Algoma, WV; widow; living at Northfork, WV