McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families and Individuals

Notes


William Arthur Farmer

1. West Virginia, Deaths Index, 1853-1973; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: William Arthur Farmer
Birth Date: 19 Nov 1883
Birth Place: Boone, North Carolina
Death Date: 17 Jan 1947
Death Place: Cotton Hill, Fayette, West Virginia
Burial Date: 20 Jan 1947
Burial Place: Oak Hill, West Virginia
Death Age: 64 years 2 months
Occupation: Timberman
Race: White
Marital Status: Married
Gender: Male
FHL Film Number: 584754"
2. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by Pamela Pomeroy; 2 Feb 2016.
" William Arthur Farmer
Birth 10 Nov 1883
Boone, Watauga County, North Carolina, USA
Death 18 Jan 1947 (aged 63)
Cotton Hill, Fayette County, West Virginia, USA
Burial
High Lawn Memorial Park
Oak Hill, Fayette County, West Virginia"

Additional Information Posted:
"Obituary from the Raleigh Register (Beckley, West Virginia) January 19, 1947:
William Farmer To Be Buried Mon.
by Register Staff Writer
"OAK HILL - Funeral services for William Arthur Farmer, 64 year old Oak Hill timberman, who died instantly yesterday afternoon at 3 o'clock of injuries sustained at work, will be conducted Monday afternoon at 2 o'clock at the Oak Hill Church of God.The Reverend Charles Rice will officiate and burial will follow in the Highlawn Memorial Park. The body will remain at the Tyree Fuenral Home Monday afternoon until 1 o'clock when it will be brought to the church.

"Two trees had fallen near Farmer while he was working and after hitting the ground, on of the trees sprung back and struck him. He died instantly and death was due to internal injuries.

"He was born in Boone County, North Carolina, on November 10, 1883.
Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Sue Farmer and the following children: Fred, Beckley; John, Los Angeles, California; Walter, William, Clyde Clayton and Virgil, all of Oak Hill and Mrs. Bertha Brown of Mann."


Susanna Rebecca McKlyes

1. West Virginia, Deaths Index, 1853-1973; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Susan Rebecca Farmer
[Susan Rebecca McKlyes]
Birth Date: 16 May 1886
Birth Place: Tenn
Death Date: 17 Nov 1954
Death Place: Logan, Logan, West Virginia
Burial Date: 19 Nov 1954
Cemetery Name: Oak Lawn-Oak Hill
Death Age: 68 years 6 months 1 day
Occupation: Housewife
Race: White
Marital Status: Widowed
Gender: Female
Residence: Davin, West Virginia
Father Name: John McKlyes
Mother Name: Victor Vaughan
FHL Film Number: 571282"


Joe Anderson

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Keystone; E.D. 24-25; taken 23 Apr 1940;
Page 510A; Image 48 of 77; Household #517.
Listed as Joe Anderson age 12; born in WV; single;4th grade education; attending school; lived in
same house on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Paul Anderson.
2. Tazewell Co, VA; Marriage License #21179; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Joe Anderson; age 24; born and living in Keystone, WV; single; coal miner; son of Paul and Rosa
(Megrano) Anderson; married on 2 Jul 1951 in Tazewell, VA; Reba Lenora Stewart; age 21; born
Harr, TN; single; hospital ckerk; living in Welch, WV; daughter of Stephen Alexander and Rena
(Lewis) Stewart.
3. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007: Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Joe Anderson
Gender: Male
Race: White
Birth Date: 24 May 1925
Birth Place: Keystone Mcd, West Virginia
Death Date: Jan 1982
Father: Paul Anderson
Mother: Rosa McGreena
SSN: 232441418
Notes: Jan 1946: Name listed as JOE ANDERSON"
4. U.S., Department of Veterans Affairs BIRLS Death File, 1850-2010; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Joe Anderson
Gender: Male
Birth Date: 24 May 1927
Death Date: 11 Jan 1982
SSN: 232441418
Branch 1: NAVY
Enlistment Date 1: 11 Sep 1942
Release Date 1: 18 Jan 1946
Enlistment Date 2: 23 Oct 1951
Release Date 2: 30 Jun 1968"
5. Find A Grave Index, 1600s-Current; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Joe Anderson
Birth Date: 24 May 1927
Death Date: 11 Jan 1982
Cemetery: Mountain Home National Cemetery
Burial or Cremation Place: Johnson City, Washington County, Tennessee, United States of America
Has Bio?: N
URL: https://www.findagrave.com/mem..."


Reba Lenora Stewart

1. Tazewell Co, VA; Marriage License #21179; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Joe Anderson; age 24; born and living in Keystone, WV; single; coal miner; son of Paul and Rosa
(Megrano) Anderson; married on 2 Jul 1951 in Tazewell, VA; Reba Lenora Stewart; age 21; born
Harr, TN; single; hospital ckerk; living in Welch, WV; daughter of Stephen Alexander and Rena
(Lewis) Stewart.


James Virgil Farmer

1. WWII Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: James Virgil Farmer
Race: White
Age: 18
Relationship to Draftee: Self (Head)
Birth Place: Page, West Virginia, USA
Birth Date: 15 Aug 1923
Residence Place: Oak Hill, Fayette, West Virginia, USA
Registration Date: 30 Jun 1942
Employer: S G O Civilian Personal Div
Weight: 150
Complexion: Light
Eye Color: Gray
Hair Color: Blonde
Height: 5 10
Next of Kin: W A Farmer
Household Members:
Name Relationship
James Virgil Farmer Self (Head)"
2. World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: James V Farmer
Birth Year: 1923
Race: White, citizen (White)
Nativity State or Country: West Virginia
State of Residence: West Virginia
County or City: Fayette

Enlistment Date: 27 Mar 1943
Enlistment State: Kentucky
Enlistment City: Fort Thomas Newport
Branch: No branch assignment
Branch Code: No branch assignment
Grade: Private
Grade Code: Private
Term of Enlistment: Enlistment for the duration of the War or other emergency, plus six months, subject to the discretion of the President or otherwise according to law
Component: Selectees (Enlisted Men)
Source: Civil Life

Education: 4 years of high school
Civil Occupation: Stenographers and typists
Marital Status: Single, without dependents
Height: 23
Weight: 110"
3. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by Bernice; 25 Feb 2012.
" James Virgil Farmer
Birth 15 Aug 1923
Page, Fayette County, West Virginia, USA
Death 24 Feb 2012 (aged 88)
Clarksburg, Harrison County, West Virginia, USA
Burial
Highland Memory Gardens
Chapmanville, Logan County, West Virginia"

Additional Information Posted:
"James Virgil Farmer, age 88, died February 24, 2012 in Clarksburg, WV, at the Louis A. Johnson VA Medical Center. He was born August 15, 1923, in Page, WV, the ninth and last surviving child of the late William A. and Susan McElyea Farmer.

"Formerly of Man and then Ona, WV, Mr. Farmer had been a resident at the West Virginia Veterans Nursing Facility in Clarksburg for the past year.

"He was also preceded in death by his wife of 59 years, Madeline Anderson Farmer; his son-in-law, Jerry Hill.

"He was a member of Barboursville Baptist Church where he served as a deacon, and for many years was a member of Mallory Baptist Church where he served as Song Leader, Adult Sunday School Teacher and member of the Deacon Board. He sang bass in both choirs of Barboursville and Mallory Baptist Churches. He served on the Executive board of the West Virginia Baptist Convention and on the National Board of American Baptist Churches. He was a graduate of Oak Hill High School, attended Beckley College and was a graduate of Toledo Barber College. He was a veteran of World War II having served in the Army Corps of Engineers in Italy. After working as a barber for many years in Man, he retired as a Nationwide Insurance agent. He was active in the Man Rotary Club in which he had served as president and sergeant at arms, was a former member of the Milton Rotary Club and was also a Paul Harris Fellow. He had been a member of the Logan County Emergency Ambulance Service Authority. He was a proud member of the Democrat Party.

"He is survived by his daughter, Nina Farmer-Hill of Huntington, WV; his son, John Farmer and his wife, Jo Carol, of Bridgeport, WV; a granddaughter, Susan Stone and her husband, Aaron, of Huntington, WV; two grandsons, James Hill and his wife, Megan and Isaac Farmer, all of Bridgeport, WV; a great granddaughter, Isabella Stone of Huntington, WV.

"Funeral service at the Wallace Funeral Home, Barboursville, WV. Graveside service at Highland Memory Gardens, Godby Heights, WV...."


Madeline Ruth Anderson

1. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007: Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Madeline Ruth Anderson
[Madeline Ruth Farmer]
[Madeline Farmer]
Gender: Female
Race: White
Birth Date: 3 Nov 1924
Birth Place: Newhall Mcdo, West Virginia
Death Date: 27 Oct 2006
Father: William N Anderson
Mother: Nina G Perry
SSN: 233361596
Notes: Dec 1942: Name listed as MADELINE RUTH ANDERSON;
Oct 1947: Name listed as MADELINE RUTH FARMER;
16 Nov 2006: Name listed as MADELINE R FARMER"
2. Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Madeline R. Farmer
Last Residence:
25545 Ona, Cabell, West Virginia
BORN: 3 Nov 1924
Died: 27 Oct 2006
State (Year) SSN issued: West Virginia (Before 1951)"
3. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by Robin Hager; 13 Apr 2016.
" Madeline Ruth Anderson Farmer
Birth 3 Nov 1924
Newhall, McDowell County, West Virginia, USA
Death 27 Oct 2006 (aged 81)
West Virginia, USA
Burial
Highland Memory Gardens
Chapmanville, Logan County, West Virginia"

Additional Information Posted:
"Madeline Ruth Anderson Farmer, 81, of Ona, West Virginia, died on October 27, 2006. Born November 3, 1924 in Newhall, W. Va., she was the daughter of the late William N. and Grace Perry Anderson. She formerly resided in Man, W. Va. She was preceded in death by Her brothers, William N. Anderson, Jr., and Russell Corwin Anderson, and her son-in-law, Jerry W. Hill.

"Surviving Mrs. Farmer are her husband of fifty-nine years, James V. Farmer, her daughter, Nina Farmer-Hill, Chapmanville, her son and daughter-in-law, John and Jo Carol Farmer, Bridgeport, her granddaughter, Susan Hill, Chapmanville, and her fiancé, Aaron Stone, Huntington, her grandsons, James Hill, Chapmanville, and Isaac Farmer, Bridgeport, her sisters-in-law, Hallena Anderson, Justice Addition, Elva Farmer, Beckley, Betty Farmer, Point Pleasant, and Nona Toler, Davin, numerous nieces and nephews.

"Mrs. Farmer was a member of the Barboursville Baptist Church where she sang in the choir and was active in the PEP Club and American Baptist Women. Before relocating to Ona, she was a member of the Mallory Baptist Church where she served in various capacities. She was retired from Man Appalachian Regional Hospital.

"Visitation will be held at Wallace Funeral Home, Barboursville, Wednesday, November 1, 2006 from 6to9 PM and after 10:00 am Thursday at the church. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 am Thursday at the Barboursville Baptist Church officiated by Mrs. Farmer’s pastor and friend, the Reverend Craig Coster. The graveside service will follow at 3:00 pm at Highland Memory Gardens, Chapmanville."


J.D. Smith

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; Alphus; E.D. 24-5; taken on 15 Apr 1940; Page 84A;
Image 9 of 70; Household #69.
Listed as J.D. Smith; age 78; born in VA; married; 5th grade education; lived in same place on
1 Apr 1935; in household of son, Thomas R. Smith.


Thomas R. Smith

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; Alphus; E.D. 24-5; taken on 15 Apr 1940; Page 84A;
Image 9 of 70; Household #69.
Listed as Thomas R. Smith; age 46; born in VA; married; 4yrs HS education; lived in same place on
1 Apr 1935; coal loader in coal mine; head of household.


Vada

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; Alphus; E.D. 24-5; taken on 15 Apr 1940; Page 84A;
Image 9 of 70; Household #69.
Listed as Vadie Smith; age 46; born in VA; married; 6th grade education; lived in same place on
1 Apr 1935; in household of husband, Thomas R. Smith.


Warren Smith

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; Alphus; E.D. 24-5; taken on 15 Apr 1940; Page 84A;
Image 9 of 70; Household #69.
Listed as Warren Smith; age 18; born in VA; single 7th grade education; lived in same place on
1 Apr 1935; coal loader in coal mine; in household of father, Thomas R. Smith.


Ray Smith

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; Alphus; E.D. 24-5; taken on 15 Apr 1940; Page 84A;
Image 9 of 70; Household #69.
Listed as Ray Smith; age 12; born in VA; 3rd grade education; attending school; lived in same place on
1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Thomas R. Smith.


Isabell Smith

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; Alphus; E.D. 24-5; taken on 15 Apr 1940; Page 84A;
Image 9 of 70; Household #69.
Listed as Isabelle Smith; age 10; born in WV; 2nd grade education; attending school; lived in same place on
1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Thomas R. Smith.


Frances Smith

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; Alphus; E.D. 24-5; taken on 15 Apr 1940; Page 84A;
Image 9 of 70; Household #69.
Listed as Frances Smith; age 5; born in WV; no education; not attending school; lived in same place on
1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Thomas R. Smith.


Vada L.

1. United States Public Records, 1970-2009; LDS Web Site.
"Name Vada L Adkins
Residence Date 13 Nov 2000
Residence Place Kimball, West Virginia, United States
Birth Date 23 Aug 1959
Address Kimball, West Virginia 24853
Address Date 13 Nov 2000
2nd Address Kimball, West Virginia 24853
2nd Address Date 01 Jun 1995
3rd Address Kimball, West Virginia 24853
3rd Address Date 01 Nov 1988-31 Dec 1996
Possible Relatives Paul Adkins
Record Number 171331167"