McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families and Individuals

Notes


Kenneth Melvin Gentry

1. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1999"; 1999; By Geneva Steel, Tom
Hatcher and Sandra Long; "Kenneth M. and Jane Bishop Gentry and Family"; Article; Page 149;
submitted by Kenneth M. Gentry, HCR 65, Box 43, Davy, WV 24829.


Jane Ann Bishop

1. "Hertiage of McDowell Co, WV 1858-1995", Vol I, "Lincoln W. Bishop" article, Page 99.
2. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1999"; 1999; By Geneva Steel, Tom
Hatcher and Sandra Long; "Kenneth M. and Jane Bishop Gentry and Family"; Article; Page 149;
submitted by Kenneth M. Gentry, HCR 65, Box 43, Davy, WV 24829.


Kenneth Dewayne Gentry

1. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1999"; 1999; By Geneva Steel, Tom
Hatcher and Sandra Long; "Kenneth M. and Jane Bishop Gentry and Family"; Article; Page 149;
submitted by Kenneth M. Gentry, HCR 65, Box 43, Davy, WV 24829.


Anne Marie Gentry

1. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1999"; 1999; By Geneva Steel, Tom
Hatcher and Sandra Long; "Kenneth M. and Jane Bishop Gentry and Family"; Article; Page 149;
submitted by Kenneth M. Gentry, HCR 65, Box 43, Davy, WV 24829.


Robert Jackson Liddle

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; "The Liddles in McDowell Co";
Article; Page 188; submitted by Robert B. Liddle, 7809 Wanymala Rd, Richmond, VA 23229.
2. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1995"; 1995; Edited by Dr, Thomas C.
Hatcher; Geneva Steele; Sandra Long and Christine Carr McGuire; "Robert Jckson Liddle";
Article; Page 190; submitted by Gerald E. Liddle, 7809 Wanymala Rd, Richmond, VA 23229.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #10914; WV Archives Web Site.
Robert J. Liddle; age 78; born in Wythe Co, VA; married; son of William Liddle and _______; both
born in England; died 20 Sep 1922 at Worth, WV; due to apoplexy; buried 21 Sep 1922 at Crumpler,
WV


Laura Jane Lane

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; "Robert Jckson Liddle";
Article; Page 190; submitted by Gerald E. Liddle, 7809 Wanymala Rd, Richmond, VA 23229.


Male Liddle

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; "Robert Jckson Liddle";
Article; Page 190; submitted by Gerald E. Liddle, 7809 Wanymala Rd, Richmond, VA 23229.


Joseph Turner "Uncle Joe" Foster

1. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1999"; 1999; By Geneva Steel, Tom
Hatcher and Sandra Long; "Joseph Foster"; Article; Page 146; submitted by herbert Foster, Son,
Avondale, WV 24811.
2. Sutphin Family Tree; Poated By hsutphin35; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Joseph T Foster
Birth ABT 1893 • Virginia
Death 28 OCTOBER 1951 • McDowell, West Virginia"
3. World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Joseph Turner Foster
Race: Caucasian (White)
Marital status: Married
Birth Date: 5 Apr 1889
Birth Place: Virginia
Street address: Vestal
Residence Place: Washington, Virginia, USA"
3. 1920 Census, Washington Co, VA; Abingdon District; taken 15 Jan 1930; Page 8A; Image 15 of 17;
Family #137/138.
Listed as Joseph T, Foster; age 37; born in VA; married; laying railroad track; in household of
mother-in-law, Margaret A. Wright.
4. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Bradshaw, WV; taken 7 Apr 1930; Page 247A;
Image 13 of 51; Family #106/109.
Listed as Joe Foster; age 37; born in VA; married at 19; track layer in coal mine; head of household.
5. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Bradshaw; taken 22 Apr 1940; Page 1207B;
Image 52 of 133; Household #403.
Listed as Joseph T. Foster; age 47; born in VA; married; 3rd grade education; lived in same place on
1 Apr 1935; trackman in coal mine; head of household.
6. McDowell Co, WV; WW II; Draft Registration Card #U-347; 27 Apr 1942; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Joseph Turner Foster; age 50; born 5 Apr 1950 in Washington Co, VA; living at Bradshaw, WV;
emplyed by Souther Coal Corp, Bradshaw, WV; person who will always know address, Victoria
Foster; 5'*' Tall; 180 lbs; brown eyes; brown hair; light complexion; no identification conditions.
7. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #12834; WV Archives Web Site.
Joseph Turner Foster; age 57; born 5 Apr 1894 in Washington Co, VA; coal miner; lving at Bradshaw,
WV; son of unknown parents; died 28 oct 1951 in Bradshaw, WV; due to cancer of stomach; buried
31 Oct 1951 in Bradshaw, WV; informant, Chubbie Foster.
8. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Joseph T Foster
Birth Date: 5 Apr 1891
Birth Place: Damacus Wash, Virginia
Death Date: 28 Oct 1951
Claim Date: 14 Nov 1951
SSN: 232146119
Notes: 17 Dec 1976: Name listed as JOSEPH T FOSTER"


Nancy Victoria Wright

1. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1999"; 1999; By Geneva Steel, Tom
Hatcher and Sandra Long; "Joseph Foster"; Article; Page 146; submitted by herbert Foster, Son,
Avondale, WV 24811.
2. Sutphin Family Tree; Poated By hsutphin35; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Nancy O Foster
Birth ABT 1892 • Virginia
Death 13 JUNE 1949 • McDowell, West Virginia, United States"
3. 1920 Census, Washington Co, VA; Abingdon District; taken 15 Jan 1930; Page 8A; Image 15 of 17;
Family #137/138.
Listed as Vick Foster; age 27; born in VA; married; in household of mother, Margaret A. Wright, with
husband and children.
4. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Bradshaw, WV; taken 7 Apr 1930; Page 247A;
Image 13 of 51; Family #106/109.
Listed as Vick Foster; age 34; born in VA; married at 16; in household of husband, Joseph T. Foster.
5. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Bradshaw; taken 22 Apr 1940; Page 1207B;
Image 52 of 133; Household #403.
Listed as Nancy V. Foster; age 48; born in VA; married; 4th grade education; lived in same place on
1 Apr 1935; in household of husband, Joseph T. Foster.


Ruth Foster

1. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1999"; 1999; By Geneva Steel, Tom
Hatcher and Sandra Long; "Joseph Foster"; Article; Page 146; submitted by herbert Foster, Son,
Avondale, WV 24811.
2. 1920 Census, Washington Co, VA; Abingdon District; taken 15 Jan 1930; Page 8A; Image 15 of 17;
Family #137/138.
Listed as Ruth Foster; age 7; born in VA; in household of grandmother, Margaret A. Wright, with
parents.
3. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Bradshaw, WV; taken 7 Apr 1930; Page 247A;
Image 13 of 51; Family #106/109.
Listed as Ruth Foster; age 17; born in VA; single; in household of father, Joseph T. Foster.
4. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Bradshaw; taken 22 Apr 1940; Page 1207B;
Image 52 of 133; Household #403.
Listed as Ruth Foster; age 27; born in VA; single; 8th grade education; lived in same place on
1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Joseph T. Foster.


Lucille Foster

1. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1999"; 1999; By Geneva Steel, Tom
Hatcher and Sandra Long; "Joseph Foster"; Article; Page 146; submitted by herbert Foster, Son,
Avondale, WV 24811.
2. 1920 Census, Washington Co, VA; Abingdon District; taken 15 Jan 1930; Page 8A; Image 15 of 17;
Family #137/138.
Listed as Lucile Foster; age 4 yrs 5 mons; born in VA; in household of grandmother, Margaret A.
Wright, with parents.
2. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Bradshaw, WV; taken 7 Apr 1930; Page 247A;
Image 13 of 51; Family #106/109.
Listed as Lucile Foster; age 15; born in VA; single; in household of father, Joseph T. Foster.


William "Bill" Foster

1. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1999"; 1999; By Geneva Steel, Tom
Hatcher and Sandra Long; "Joseph Foster"; Article; Page 146; submitted by herbert Foster, Son,
Avondale, WV 24811.
2. 1920 Census, Washington Co, VA; Abingdon District; taken 15 Jan 1930; Page 8A; Image 15 of 17;
Family #137/138.
Listed as Willie Foster; age 1 yr 11 mons; born in VA; in household of grandmother, Margaret A.
Wright, with parents.
3. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Bradshaw, WV; taken 7 Apr 1930; Page 247A;
Image 13 of 51; Family #106/109.
Listed as Willie Foster; age 12; born in VA; single; in household of father, Joseph T. Foster.


Betsy J. Foster

1. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1999"; 1999; By Geneva Steel, Tom
Hatcher and Sandra Long; "Joseph Foster"; Article; Page 146; submitted by herbert Foster, Son,
Avondale, WV 24811.
2. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Bradshaw, WV; taken 7 Apr 1930; Page 247A;
Image 13 of 51; Family #106/109.
Listed as Betsy J. Foster; age 6; born in VA; single; in household of father, Joseph T. Foster.
3. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Bradshaw; taken 22 Apr 1940; Page 1207B;
Image 52 of 133; Household #403.
Listed as Betsy Foster; age 17; born in VA; single; 8th grade education; lived in same place on
1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Joseph T. Foster.


Ray Foster

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Bradshaw, WV; taken 7 Apr 1930; Page 247A;
Image 13 of 51; Family #106/109.
Listed as Ray Foster; age 1 mon; born in WV; in household of father, Joseph T. Foster.


Pietro "Pete" Pizzino

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1946); Page 137; WV Archives Web Site.
Pietro Pizzino; age 22; born in Micajah, WV; single; living in Glen Fork, WV; son of Charlie and
Catherine Pizzino; married on 27 Sep 1946 in Glen Fork, WV; Freda Reid; age 16; born in Itmann,
WV; single; living in Glen Fork, WV; daughter of Harry and Mary Jane Reid.
2. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1951); Page 153; WV Archives Web Site.
Pietro Pizzino; age 27; born in Micajah, WV; divorced; living at Glen Fork, WV; son of Carmelo and
Catherine Pizzino; married on 24 Mar 1951 in Marianna, WV; Patricia Annette Murray; age 28; born
in Otsego, WV; single; living in Marianna, WV; daughter of Grover Carlton and Grace Blake Murray.


Patricia Annette Murray

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1951); Page 153; WV Archives Web Site.
Pietro Pizzino; age 27; born in Micajah, WV; divorced; living at Glen Fork, WV; son of Carmelo and
Catherine Pizzino; married on 24 Mar 1951 in Marianna, WV; Patricia Annette Murray; age 28; born
in Otsego, WV; single; living in Marianna, WV; daughter of Grover Carlton and Grace Blake Murray.


Alva Otis Coleman

1. "McDowell County WV Heritage", MCHS, 1995, Vol I, "Henry and Fannie Harmon" article, Page 195.
Henry Harmon; born abt 1870; died in 1937; married Fannie Underwood on 8 Feb 1899, daughter of
Peter and Annie Underwood.
Daughter, Mary E. Harman; born in 1901; married Noah Coleman. Noah Coleman; born in 1898;
died in 1968; "buried in cemetery on Bluefield (VA?) /Tazewell, VA road"; children: Sonny, Glen,
Othello, Alva, Gene, Raymond, Doc, Noah, and Glenna. Alva Coleman; born on 5 Jul 1919; married
Junita Hughes, daughter of Noah and Ellen Craig Hughes.
2. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Sandy River District, Bradshaw, taken on 31 Jan 1920, Page 223A,
Family #164.
Listed as Alvira Coleman, age 2 months, born in WV, in household of father, Noah Coleman.
3. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Sandy River District, taken on 10 Apr 1930, Page 253A,
Family #214.
Listed as Alva Coleman, age 11, born in WV, in household of father, Noah Coleman.
4. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1937); Page 122; WV Archives Web Site.
Alva Coleman; born 5 Jul 1919 at Lex, WV; living at lex, WV; son of Noah and Mary; married on 31
Jul 1937 at Lex, WV; Gladys Myers; born 2 Jul 1921 at Marytown, WV; living at Bradshaw, WV;
daughter of John and Rosa.
5. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by Valerie Neal; 23 Apr 2014.
" Alva Otis Coleman
Birth 5 Jul 1919
West Virginia, USA
Death 14 Dec 1979 (aged 60)
Bradshaw, McDowell County, West Virginia, USA
Burial
Riffe Cemetery
McDowell County, West Virginia, USA "


Gladys Lenora Myers

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1937); Page 122; WV Archives Web Site.
Alva Coleman; born 5 Jul 1919 at Lex, WV; living at lex, WV; son of Noah and Mary; married on 31
Jul 1937 at Lex, WV; Gladys Myers; born 2 Jul 1921 at Marytown, WV; living at Bradshaw, WV;
daughter of John and Rosa.