McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families and Individuals

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Ted Randolph Wilburn

1, McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1943); Page 18; WV Archives Web Site.
Ted Wilburn; age 21; born in Switchback, WV; single; living at Maybeury, WV; married on 17 May
1943 at Welch, WV; Mildred Wimmer; age 18; born in Bluestone, WV; single; living at Switchback,
WV; with consent of Dorothy Wimmer, mother of Mildred Wimmer, and Judge of Circuit Court.
2. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007: Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Ted Randolph Wilburn
[Ted R Wilburn]
Gender: Male
Race: White
Birth Date: 16 Aug 1922
Birth Place: Switchback, West Virginia
Death Date: 9 Jun 1991
Father: Hugh Wilburn
Mother: Stella Davison
SSN: 235285179
Notes: Jun 1940: Name listed as TED RANDOLPH WILBURN;
04 Jun 1993: Name listed as TED R WILBURN"
2. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by Beth Painter; 3 Apr 2012.
" Ted Randolph Wilburn
Birth 16 Aug 1922
Switchback, McDowell County, West Virginia, USA
Death 9 Jun 1991 (aged 68)
Springfield, Clark County, Ohio, USA
Burial
Vale Cemetery
Springfield, Clark County, Ohio, USA "


Mildred Karleen "Mil" Wimmer

1, McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1943); Page 18; WV Archives Web Site.
Ted Wilburn; age 21; born in Switchback, WV; single; living at Maybeury, WV; married on 17 May
1943 at Welch, WV; Mildred Wimmer; age 18; born in Bluestone, WV; single; living at Switchback,
WV; with consent of Dorothy Wimmer, mother of Mildred Wimmer, and Judge of Circuit Court.
2. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by Beth Painter; 3 Apr 2012
" Mildred Karleen “Mil” Wimmer Wilburn
Birth 26 May 1924
Bluestone, Mercer County, West Virginia, USA
Death 20 Jan 2001 (aged 76)
Springfield, Clark County, Ohio, USA
Burial
Vale Cemetery
Springfield, Clark County, Ohio, USA"


William Edward McLaughlin

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1915); Page 406; WV Archives Web Site.
William Edward McLaughlin; age 21; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; laborer; living at Vivian, WV;
son of W.K. and Susan; married on 19 May 1915 in Kimball, WV; Doshie Marie Herndon; age 16;
born in Russell Co, VA; single; daughter of V.J. and Sarah F.


Vernon William McLaughlin

1. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Vernie William McLaughlin
[Vernie W McLaughlin]
Gender: Male
Race: White
Birth Date: 22 Mar 1920
Birth Place: Peerless Mcd, West Virginia
[Peerless, West Virginia]
Death Date: 26 Apr 2004
Father: William E McLaughlin
Mother: Doshie M Herndon
SSN: 235280022
Notes: Apr 1940: Name listed as VERNIE WILLIAM MCLAUGHLIN;
19 Jan 1988: Name listed as VERNIE W MCLAUGHLIN"


Jack Darwin Altizer

1. Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Jack Darwin Altizer
Gender: Male
Race: White
Age: 22
Birth Date: abt 1936
Marriage Registration Place: Tazewell, Virginia, USA
Marriage Date: 7 May 1958
Marriage Place: Tazewell, Virginia, USA
Father: Riley William Altizer
Mother: Ethel Baldwin
Spouse: Sarah Ann Patterson "
2. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Jack Darwin Altizer
[Jack D Altizer]
Gender: Male
Race: White
Birth Date: 18 Apr 1936
Birth Place: Mar McDowell, West Virginia
[Warriormine, West Virginia]
Death Date: 12 May 2007
Father: William R Altizer
Mother: Ethel Baldwin
SSN: 226382407
Notes: 02 Jun 1983: Name listed as JACK DARWIN ALTIZER;
30 May 2007: Name listed as JACK D ALTIZER"


Sarah Ann Patterson

1. Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Sarah Ann Patterson
Gender: Female
Race: White
Age: 17
Birth Date: abt 1941
Marriage Registration Place: Tazewell, Virginia, USA
Marriage Date: 7 May 1958
Marriage Place: Tazewell, Virginia, USA
Father: Bruce Patterson
Mother: Pearl Elizabeth Hopstock
Spouse: Jack Darwin Altizer "


Margaret Sarah Beth Fritz

1. Evans-Calfee Funeral Home; Pineville, WV; Posted Obit.
"Sarah Beth Fritz 26, of Lexington South Carolina, formerly of Wyoming County, passed away Tuesday January 28, 2020.

"Born June 17, 1993 in Beckley, she was the adopted daughter of her grandparents, the late Bailey Fritz Jr. and Linda Fritz of Beckley.

"Sarah was a loving soul, that loved the outdoors, and spending time with her family.

"In additon to her paternal grandfather she was preceded in death by her father Bailey Fritz III, and her maternal grandfather James "Son" Miller.

"In addition to her paternal grandmother, Sarah is survived by her daughter Keria Star Gallaher and her father William of Bluefield,her mother Patricia Miller of Elizabeth WV, her step mother Tina Epperhart of Beckley, her maternal grandmother Margie Miller of Elizabeth, her brothers: Brandon Lester, of North Carolina, and William Bailey Fritz IV of Beckley, her Aunt/sister Christina Sheppard and her husband David of Milton WV and her sister Tiffany Hott, and companion Shane Gosset of Newton N.C. and a host of nieces. nephews, and countless friends.

"A private service will be held for the family, following that service she will be cremated."


Andrew Fraizer Wright

1. Mercer Co, WV; Marriage Registry; Vol #__(1901); Page 111; Line #188; WV Archives Web Site.
A.F. Wright; age 21; born and living in Mercer Co, WV; single; farmer; son of J.M. and Nancy; married
on 7 Oct 1901 in Mercer Co, WV; Effie Hall; age 17; born and living in Mercer Co, WV; single;
daughter of John and Jane.
2. World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Mercer Co, WV; WW I Draft Registration Card #1395; 12 Sep 1918; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Andrew Fraizer Wright; age 38; born 13 Feb 1880; living at Rock, Mercer Co, WV; farmer; nearest
relative, Effie Wright, Rock, WV; meidum height abd build; gray eyes and black hair; 3 finger off right
hand, white swelling of left leg.
3. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by Sarah Midkiff Agnew; 17 Mar 2015.
" Andrew Frazier Wright
Birth Feb 1880
Mercer County, West Virginia, USA
Death 24 Feb 1968 (aged 87–88)
Mercer County, West Virginia, USA
Burial
Roselawn Memorial Gardens
Princeton, Mercer County, West Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 143833232"

Additional Information Posted:
"He was the son of James Montgomery Wright & Nancy "Nannie" Miller. He was married to Mary Effie Hall. They had 7 children."


Mary Effie Hall

1. Mercer Co, WV; Marriage Registry; Vol #__(1901); Page 111; Line #188; WV Archives Web Site.
A.F. Wright; age 21; born and living in Mercer Co, WV; single; farmer; son of J.M. and Nancy; married
on 7 Oct 1901 in Mercer Co, WV; Effie Hall; age 17; born and living in Mercer Co, WV; single;
daughter of John and Jane.
2. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by kenneth bowen; 5 Feb 2011; maintained by Find A. Grave.
"Mary Effie Hall Wright
Birth 7 Oct 1881
Sandlick, Mercer County, West Virginia, USA
Death 31 Jan 1968 (aged 86)
Rock, Mercer County, West Virginia, USA
Burial
Roselawn Memorial Gardens
Princeton, Mercer County, West Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 65204775"


Kenneth Vaughn Witten

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1939); Page 230; WV Archives Web Site.
Kenneth V. Witten; born 25 Aug 1915 in Gary, WV; single; living in Gary, WV; son of O.T. and Ada
Witten; married on 16 Sep 1939 in Northfork, WV; Nellie Troski; born 1 Jan 1916 in Minneapolis, MN;
single; living in Jenkinjones, WV; daughter of Pete and Rosa Troski.
2. FindAGrave,com Web Site; submitted by kenneth bowman;21 Jan 2011.
" Kenneth Vaughn Witten
Birth 25 Aug 1917
Gary, McDowell County, West Virginia, USA
Death 11 Nov 2010 (aged 93)
Charlottesville, Albemarle County, Virginia, USA
Burial
Woodlawn Memorial Park
Bluewell, Mercer County, West Virginia, USA"


Nellie Troski

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1939); Page 230; WV Archives Web Site.
Kenneth V. Witten; born 25 Aug 1915 in Gary, WV; single; living in Gary, WV; son of O.T. and Ada
Witten; married on 16 Sep 1939 in Northfork, WV; Nellie Troski; born 1 Jan 1916 in Minneapolis, MN;
single; living in Jenkinjones, WV; daughter of Pete and Rosa Troski.
2. FindAGrave,com Web Site; submitted by wvguy; 9 Jun 2019.
" Nellie Troski Witten
Birth 1916
Death 1983 (aged 66–67)
Burial
Woodlawn Memorial Park
Bluewell, Mercer County, West Virginia, USA "


Oscar Thompson Witten

1. McDowell Co, WV; WW I Draft Registration Card #2858; 12 Sep 1918; LDS Web Site.
Oscar Thompson Witten; age 40; born 28 Feb 1878; living at Gary, WV; boiler repairman for US Coal
Co, Gary, WV; nearest relative, J.W. Witten, Canebrake, WV; brother; medium height and build; gray
eyes and brown hair.
2. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by kenneth bowen; 4 May 2011; maintained by Find A. Grave.
" Oscar Witten
Birth 28 Feb 1878
Tazewell County, Virginia, USA
Death 29 Oct 1950 (aged 72)
Welch, McDowell County, West Virginia, USA
Burial
Woodlawn Memorial Park
Bluewell, Mercer County, West Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 51974331 "

Additional Information Posted:
"His parents were Augustus Witten and Lucinda West."


Earnest Vernon Witten

1, McDowell Co, WV; WW II Draft Registration Card #4371; 16 Oct 1940; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Earnest Vernon Witten; age 32; born 18 Apr 1908 in Gary, WV; living at Gary, WV; employed at US
Coal & Coke Co #6 Mine; Gary WV; person who will always know address, Mrs. Ada Berry Whitten,
Gary, WV, mother; 5' 11" tall, 179 lbs; blue eyes, brown hair; light complexion; honorable discharged
1 Feb 1946.


Raymond Ellis Church

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1963); Page 130; WV Archives Web Site.
Raymond Ellis Church; age 22; born and living in Iaeger, WV; single; son of Miles and Arettay Church; married on
10 Jun 1963 at Baileysville, WV; Lucy Yvonne Beckner; age 16; born in Booneville, VA; single; living at Pineville,
WV; daughter of William and Frances Beckner.
2. United States Public Records, 1970-2009; LDS Web Site.
"Name Raymond E Church
Residence Date 01 Jan 1998-01 Jan 2009
Residence Place Iaeger, West Virginia, United States
Birth Date 30 Dec 1940
Address Iaeger, West Virginia 24844
Address Date 01 Jan 1998-01 Jan 2009
2nd Address Iaeger, West Virginia 24844
2nd Address Date 01 Jun 1996
Record Number 369514164"
3. Fanning Funeral Home; Iaeger, WV; Posted Obit.
"Raymond Ellis Church, 76, of Iaeger, WV, died Tuesday, August 15, 2017, in Cabell Huntington Hospital in Huntington, WV.

"Raymond was born December 30, 1940, in Iaeger, WV, a son of the late Miles and Aretta Coleman Church. He was a retired coal miner and a member of the Iaeger Volunteer Fire Department. He was a school teacher for the McDowell County Board of Education and taught mining maintenance. Raymond was a musician and an author of songs, poetry, and short stories.

" Raymond was the last surviving member of his original family, in addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his first wife, Yvonne Church; a daughter-in-law, Belvia Church; four sisters, Liddy Reed, Irene Green, Barbara Taylor and Goldie Evans; six brothers, JR, Ervin, Roscoe, Frank, Bruce, and George Church.

"Survivors include his wife, Oga Mae Thornsberry Church of the home; two daughters, Tammy Lester and husband Jim of Humble, TX, and Jennifer Church of Iaeger, WV; two sons, Danny Church and wife Betty of Gary, WV, and Robert Church and wife Dottie of New Castle, PA; two step sons, Lewis Combs, Jr. of Ohio and Lantre Combs of Kentucky; three step daughters, Louella Brown, Joyce Alsept and Karina Combs all of Kentucky; 13 grandchildren, 8 great grandchildren, 13 step grandchildren and 9 great step grandchildren; a special nephew, Kenny Green; and a great nephew, Jamie Green; numerous nieces, nephews, other family members and friends.

"Funeral services will be conducted Friday, August 18, 2017, at 11 o’clock with Pastor Kenny Green and Pastor Roger Bolen officiating at the Garland Church of the Living God at Garland, WV. Burial will follow in the Preston Mullins Cemetery on Baker Fork of Estep Ridge near Paynesville, WV...."