McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Familie and Individuals

Notes


Betty Jean Bowles

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1955); Page 499; WV Archives Web Site.
James Edward Williams; age 24; born at Iaeger, WV; single; living at Dry Fork, WV (Iaeger, WV);
married on 11 Jul 1955 at Union City, WV; Betty Jean Bowles; age 18; born and living at Iaeger,
WV; single; with consent of Jasper and Nellie Bowles, parents of Betty Jean Bowles.
2. Virginia, U.S., Marriage Records, 1936-2014; Ancestry.com Website.
"Name: Betty Jean Bowles Williams
Gender: Female
Race: White
Age: 36
Birth Date: 16 Oct 1937
Marriage Registration Place: Buchanan, Virginia, USA
Marriage Date: 24 Jun 1974
Marriage Place: Grundy, Virginia, USA
Father: Jasper Cleveland Bowles
Mother: Nellie Nancy Bolden
Spouse: Ted Mitchem
Certificate Number: 1974022385"
3. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Website.
"Name: Betty Jean Bowles [Betty Jean Mitchem] [Betty Lockey]
Gender: Female
Race: White
Birth Date: 16 Oct 1936
Birth Place: Iaeger McDow, West Virginia [Iaeger, West Virginia]
Death Date: 25 Sep 2006
Father:
Jasper C Bowles
Mother:
Nellie N Bolden
SSN: 236546927
Notes: Oct 1952: Name listed as BETTY JEAN BOWLES;
17 May 1976: Name listed as BETTY JEAN MITCHEM;
11 Jul 1995: Name listed as BETTY JEAN LOCKEY;
03 Oct 2006: Name listed as BETTY LOCKEY"


Cecil Cordon Rowe

1. 1940 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Huff Creek District; E.D. 55-8; taken 4 Apr 1940; Page 169B; Image
8 of 43; Household #63.
Listed as Cecil Rowe; age 20; born in VA; single; 7th grade education; lived in Panther, WV on 1 Apr
1935; logging laborer; in household of father, Reuben Rowe, Sr.
2. "Lowe Family Tree"; posted by materfelis; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Cecil Cordon Rowe
1920–1983
Birth 29 JUL 1920 • Whitewood, Buchanan, Virginia, USA
Death 9 JUN 1983 • Columbus, Franklin, Ohio, USA"
2. WWII Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Cecil Cordon Rowe
Race: White
Age: 23
Relationship to Draftee: Self (Head)
Birth Date: 29 Jul 1919
Birth Place: White Wood, Virginia, USA
Residence Place: Hanover, Wyoming, West Virginia, USA
Registration Date: 13 Mar 1943
Registration Place: Hanover, Wyoming, West Virginia, USA
Employer: M E Crisp Lumber Co
Weight: 140
Complexion: Light
Eye Color: Blue
Hair Color: Brown
Height: 5 6
Next of Kin: Ruben Rowe
Household Members:
Name Relationship
Cecil Cordon Rowe Self (Head)
Ruben Rowe Father"
3. Ohio, Death Records, 1908-1932, 1938-2018; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Cecil C Rowe
Gender: Male
Race: White
Age: 63
Birth Date: Est 1920
Birth Place: Virginia, USA
Residence Place: Columbus, Franklin, Ohio, USA
Death Date: 9 Jun 1983
Death Place: Columbus (Pt), Franklin, USA
Inquest Hospital: Home
Registrar's Certificate Number: 040491
Inquest Questions: Certifier: Physician;"


Florence Wilma Jean Riffe

1. 1930 Census, Buchanan Co, VA; Grundy District; taken 3 Apr 1930; Page 54B; Image 2 of 26;
Family #15/15.
Listed as Florence Rife; age 2 yrs, 6 mons; born in WV; in household of father, Reece Riffe.
2. Buchanan Co, VA; Marriage License #11068; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Lawrence Willaim McCoy; age 19; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; no previous marriage; miner;
living at Whitewood, Buchanan Co, VA; son of Jesse and Lona (Mullins) McCoy; married on 30 Apr
1942 in Grundy, VA; Florence Wilmajean Rife; age 16; born in Wyoming Co, WV; single; no previous
marriage; living at Whitewood, VA; daughter of Reece and Myrtle (Mullins) Rife.
3. "Lowe Family Tree"; posted by materfelis; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Florence Wilmajene "Doll" Rife
1928–2018
Birth 25 JAN 1928 • West Virginia, USA
Death 22 AUG 2018 • Columbus, Franklin, Ohio, United States"
4. Ohio, Death Records, 1908-1932, 1938-2018; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Florence Wrowe
[Florence Rife]
Gender: Female
Race: White
Age: 90
Birth Date: 28 Jan 1928
Birth Place: West Virginia, USA
Residence Place: Ohio, USA
Death Date: 22 Aug 2018
Death Hospital: Inpatient
Death Place: Ohio, USA
Father: Rife
Inquest Questions: Autopsy Performed?: NO; Autopsy Findings Available?: Not Applicable; Manner of Death: Natural; Pregnant at Time of Death?: Not Applicable; Tobacco Use Contribute to Death?: UNKNOWN; Method of Disposition: Burial;
Education: High School Graduate or GED Completed
Industry: AUTOMOTIVE
Occupation: Laborer"


Thomas Harold Graham

1. Scott Co, VA; Marriage License #71 002755; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Thomas Harold Graham; age 32; bor 8 Apr 1938 in KY; divorced; this is his 2nd marriage; 4 yrs HS
education; living at General Delivery, Norton, Wise Co, VA; son of Hubert and Pearl (Thomas)
Graham; married on 9 Jan 1971 in Gate City, VA; Johanna Berta Graham; maiden name Giau; age
43; born 12 Apr 1927 in Germany; divorced; this is her 2nd marriage; 2 yrs HS education; living at
1049 Fairway St, Kingsport, Sullivan Co, TN; daughter of Fredrich and Berta (Heffner) Giau.
2. "The Welch News"; Welch, WV; Wednesday Evening; 11 Mar 2020.
" THOMAS HAROLD GRAHAM
"Thomas Harold Graham, 81 of
Kimball, WV, went to be with the
Lord Saturday, March 7, 2020 at
Raleigh General Hospital in Beck-
ley, WV. Born April 8, 1938 in Мс-
Carr, KY, he was the son of the late
Hubert Graham and Margaret Pearl
Thomas Graham.
"Tom was a member of the Little
Vine Baptist Church in Superior,
WV, and alway s enjoyed listening
to his gospel music. He was a Veter-
an of the United States Army where
he prou dly served for 3 years. Tom
was former employee of Eastern
Coal Company and Bantam Mar—
ket in Welch, WV. A couple of his
favorite pastimes included bowling
and fishing. He loved spending time
with his family as often as possi—
ble where his contagious laughter
broughtjoy and delight. Tom was a
resident of McDowell County
most of his life and will be sadly
missed by all that knew him.
"Other than his Parents, Tom was
preceded in death by his loving and
devoted wife of 33 years,Sandra
Rae Graham and two brothers, Joe
and Bob Graham.
"Leaving to cherish his memories
are his daughter, Cynthia Daniels
and husband Bob of Rainelle, WV.
His sister, Sue Bolt and husband
Robert of Princeton, WV. Sister—in-
law, Charlotte Massey and husband
Leonard of Bluefleld, VA. Also, a
host of nieces, nephews as well as
great- nieces, nephews and extended
family and friends.
"Services will be held Thursday,
March 12, 2020 at the Little Vine
Baptist Church in Superior, WV,
with Pastor Tom Belcher and Pas—
tor Bob Dahiels officiating at 1:00
PM. Burial will folI ow at the Ma—
ple Hill Cemetery in Bluefield, VA.
The family will receive visitors from
11:00 AM until the hour of service
at the church. Pallbearers will be
Brian Mowdy, Keith Copolo, Walk—
er Massey, Collin Massey, Todd
Massey and Mark Massey.
"Honorary Bearers will be Frankie
Dillon and Bill Pickett.
"Considering it an honor to serve
the Graham Family is Widener Fu—
neral Home. Northfork, WV."


Johanna Berta Giau

1. Scott Co, VA; Marriage License #71 002755; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Thomas Harold Graham; age 32; bor 8 Apr 1938 in KY; divorced; this is his 2nd marriage; 4 yrs HS
education; living at General Delivery, Norton, Wise Co, VA; son of Hubert and Pearl (Thomas)
Graham; married on 9 Jan 1971 in Gate City, VA; Johanna Berta Graham; maiden name Giau; age
43; born 12 Apr 1927 in Germany; divorced; this is her 2nd marriage; 2 yrs HS education; living at
1049 Fairway St, Kingsport, Sullivan Co, TN; daughter of Fredrich and Berta (Heffner) Giau.
2. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Johanna Berta Graham
[Johanna Graham]
[Johanna Berta Grau]
Gender: Female
Race: White
Birth Date: 12 Apr 1927
Birth Place: Pfullingen, Federal Republic of Germany
Death Date: Sep 1976
Father: Friederich Grau
Mother: Berta Haffner
SSN: 408081708
Notes: 09 May 1972: Name listed as JOHANNA BERTA GRAHAM;
28 Dec 1987: Name listed as JOHANNA GRAHAM"
3. Charlottesville Death Certificate #76-027347; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Johanna Berta Graham; age 49; born 12 Apr 1927 i West Germany; married; bus driver for Dept of
Education; living at RFD, Carswell, WV; daughter of Friedrick and Berta (Haffner) Grau; died 13 Sep
1976 in the UVA Hospital, Charlottesville, VA; due to cardiac arrest; hepatorenal failure, 15 day post
partiial hepatectomy; buried in Roselawn Memorial Gardens, Princeton, WV.


George Thurman Cline

1. WWII Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: George Thurman Cline
Race: White
Age: 18
Relationship to Draftee: Self (Head)
Birth Date: 31 May 1927
Birth Place: Hanover, West Virginia, USA
Residence Place: Hanover, Wyoming, West Virginia, USA
Registration Date: 31 May 1945
Registration Place: Hanover, Wyoming, West Virginia, USA
Employer: Farming
Weight: 125
Complexion: Ruddy
Eye Color: Brown
Hair Color: Brown
Height: 5 5
Next of Kin: Joseph Cline
Household Members:
Name Relationship
George Thurman Cline Self (Head)
Joseph Cline Father"
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1958); Page 377; WV Archives Web Site.
George Thurman Cline; age 31; born and living in iaeger, WV; single; married on 2 Aug 1958 in
Iaeger, WV; Hazel Lorraine Shrader; age 22; born 5 Jun 1926 in Northfork, single; living at Iaeger,
WV; daughter of Gus and Sadie.
3. Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: George Cline
Social Security Number: 232-42-8214
Birth Date: 31 May 1927
Issue Year: Before 1951
Issue State: North Carolina or West Virginia
Last Residence: 24845, Ikes Fork, Wyoming, West Virginia, USA
Death Date: Jun 1976"


Hazel Lorraine Shrader

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1958); Page 377; WV Archives Web Site.
George Thurman Cline; age 31; born and living in Iaeger, WV; single; married on 2 Aug 1958 in
Iaeger, WV; Hazel Lorraine Shrader; age 22; born 5 Jun 1926 in Northfork, single; living at Iaeger,
WV; daughter of Gus and Sadie.


Gerald A. Baker

1. Summit County, Ohio, U.S., Marriage Records, 1840-1980; Ancestry.com Website.
"Name: Jerel A Baker
Gender: Male
Marriage Age: 27
Birth Date: 16 Sep 1914
Birth Place: Akron, Ohio
Marriage Date: 25 May 1941
Marriage Place: Summit, Ohio, USA
Father:
Joseph Baker
Mother:
Lona Cornell
Spouse:
Florence Bishop"


Florence Cordelia Bishop

1. Internet e-mail, dbishop2@ameritech.net, 7 Nov 1999, Douglas A. Bishop.
Florence Bishop was born on 28 Feb 1906.
2. Ancestry.com web site, GEDCOM file 185947, 10 Dec 2000, submitted by
danbetts@home.com
Florence C. Bishop; daughter of Floyd and Mary Arrely Lester Bishop; born on
28 Feb 1906.
3. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Browns Creek District, taken on 28 Apr 1910, Page 201A,
Family #317.
Listed as Florence Bishop, age 3, single, born in WV, in household of father, Floyd Bishop.
4. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Browns Creek District, taken on 2 Jan 1920, Page 228A,
Family #17.
Listed as Florence C. Bishop, age 12, born in WV, in household of father, Floyd Bishop.
5. Summit County, Ohio, U.S., Marriage Records, 1840-1980; Ancestry.com Website.
"Name: Florence Bishop
Gender: Female
Marriage Age: 28
Birth Date: 28 Feb 1913
Birth Place: Iaeger, West Virginia
Marriage Date: 25 May 1941
Marriage Place: Summit, Ohio, USA
Father:
Floyd Bishop
Mother:
Mary Lester
Spouse:
Jerel A Baker"


Homer Culler

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1931); Page 393; WV Archives Web Site.
Homer Culler; age 27; born in Surry Co, NC; single; miner; living at Yukon; son of William and Fannie;
married on 13 Oct 1931 at Welch, WV; Vergie Nipper; age 22; born in Tazewell Co, VA; single;
daughter of Charlie and Margaret.


Virginia "Vergie" Nipper

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; Yukon; taken 21 Apr 1930; Page 59B; Image 60
of 91; Family #29/31.
Listed as Virginia Nipper; age 20; born in VA; single; in household of father, Charlie W. Nipper.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1931); Page 393; WV Archives Web Site.
Homer Culler; age 27; born in Surry Co, NC; single; miner; living at Yukon; son of William and Fannie;
married on 13 Oct 1931 at Welch, WV; Vergie Nipper; age 22; born in Tazewell Co, VA; single;
daughter of Charlie and Margaret.


Pietro Ramella

1. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1995"; 1995; Edited by Dr, Thomas C.
Hatcher; Geneva Steele; Sandra Long and Christine Carr McGuire; "Petro and Caroline Ramella";
Article; Page 227; submitted by Roosevelt Ramella, 439 Stewart St, Welch, WV 24801.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Death Registry; Vol #__(1932); Page 178; Line #9; WV Archives Website.
Pete Ramella; age 59; bor 28 Aug 1959 in Italy; married; stone mason for Koppers Coal Co, son of
Charlie and Catherine (Ramino) Ramella; died 23 Dec 1932 at Maitland, WV; due to 3rd degree
burns and labor pneumonia; buried 26 Dec 1932 in Woodlawn, Bluefield (Bluewell).


Caroline

1. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1995"; 1995; Edited by Dr, Thomas C.
Hatcher; Geneva Steele; Sandra Long and Christine Carr McGuire; "Petro and Caroline Ramella";
Article; Page 227; submitted by Roosevelt Ramella, 439 Stewart St, Welch, WV 24801.


Lena Ramella

1. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1995"; 1995; Edited by Dr, Thomas C.
Hatcher; Geneva Steele; Sandra Long and Christine Carr McGuire; "Petro and Caroline Ramella";
Article; Page 227; submitted by Roosevelt Ramella, 439 Stewart St, Welch, WV 24801.
"...born in Italy, She died when she was three years old...."


Alba Ramella

1. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1995"; 1995; Edited by Dr, Thomas C.
Hatcher; Geneva Steele; Sandra Long and Christine Carr McGuire; "Petro and Caroline Ramella";
Article; Page 227; submitted by Roosevelt Ramella, 439 Stewart St, Welch, WV 24801.
"... A seventh child, Alba, was born, and died three years later...."