McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families and Individuals

Notes


David Lewis Godfrey

1. Fanning Funeral Home; Iaeger, WV; Posted Obit.
"David Lewis Godfrey, age 74, of Hanover, WV, passed away Thursday, August 29, 2019 at his residence, following a long illness.

"David was born November 18, 1944 in Hanover, WV, a son of the late Loss and Leona Basham Godfrey. He was owner of Godfrey’s Corner and D & C Discount in Hanover, WV.

" In addition to his parents, David was preceded in death by sister, Arlene Godfrey, one brother, Joseph Elliott Godfrey and a niece, Stacey Hartman.

"Survivors include his wife of 50 years, Connie G. Godfrey of the home, three sons, David Godfrey II and wife Misty of Hanover, James E. Godfrey and wife Rebecca of Bradshaw, WV and Randy Godfrey and wife Tammy of Bluewell, WV; six grandchildren, Blake, Ethan, Brianna, Jasmine, Elijah and Jaxton; three brothers, James Marshall Godfrey of South Point, OH, Loss Godfrey Jr. of Hanover, WV and John Keith Godfrey of Hanover, WV; three sisters, Patricia Bloggett and husband Mike of Huntington, WV, Judy Mullins and husband Darrell of Sevierville, TN and Sheila St. Clair and husband Gary of Clear Fork, WV. A host of nieces and nephews and a legacy of family and friends.

"Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday, September 3, 2019 at 7 P.M. with Reverend Jackie Lester and Reverend Ronnie Lester officiating at the Chapel of Fanning Funeral Home, in Iaeger, WV. Military rites will be held at the Chapel of Fanning Funeral Home in Iaeger Tuesday, September 3, 2019 at 6 P.M., under the direction of the VFW post 1144 of Iaeger, WV. David’s wishes were to be cremated after the service...."


Connie Gale

1. United States Public Records, 1970-2009; LDS Web Site.
"Name: Connie Gale Godfrey
Event Date: 30 May 1995-01 Jan 2009
Event Place: Hanover, West Virginia, United States
Birth Date: 26 Apr 1950
Address: Hanover, West Virginia 24839
Address Date: 30 May 1995-01 Jan 2009
Affiliate Identifier: 304452988


Anthony Lewis Munaretta

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1954); Page 129; WV Archives Web Site.
Anthony Lewis Munaretta; age 26; born in Royalton, IL; single; living in Box 742, Kimball, WV;
married on 13 Nov 1954 in Bluefield, WV; Vivian Faye Belcher; age 18; born and living in Kimball,
WV; single; with consent of Ayers and Myrtle Belcher, parents of Vivian Faye Belcher.


Vivian Faye Belcher

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Rural; E.D. 24-41; taken 11 Apr 1940; Page
814A; Image 31 of 36; Household #270.
Listed as Vivian Belcher; age 4; born in WV; in household of father, Ayers Belcher, Sr.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1954); Page 129; WV Archives Web Site.
Anthony Lewis Munaretta; age 26; born in Royalton, IL; single; living in Box 742, Kimball, WV;
married on 13 Nov 1954 in Bluefield, WV; Vivian Faye Belcher; age 18; born and living in Kimball,
WV; single; with consent of Ayers and Myrtle Belcher, parents of Vivian Faye Belcher.
3. Russell Co, VA; Marriage License #65 037837; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Richard L. Smith; age 25; born in Bartley, WV; divorced in 1964; on previous marriage; mechanic;
living at Welch, WV; son of Velmer and Naomi (Blankenship) Smith; married on 27 Oct 1965 in
Lebanon, VA; Vivian Munaretta; age 29; born in Kimball, WV; divorced in 1961; one previous
marriage; waitress; living in Kimball, WV; daughter of Ayers and Myrtle (Sexton) Belcher.
4. U.S. Public Records Index, 1950-1993, Volume 1; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Vivian Faye Smith
Birth Date: 5 Feb 1936
Address: 108 Squire Ln, Beckley, WV, 25801-9574 (1996)"


William Riley Dunnigan

1. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Clear Fork District, taken on 12 Jun 1900, Page 250A, Family #101.
Listed as William R. Dunegan, age 20, born in WV in Apr 1880, in household of cousin, Henry J.
Allen.
2. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; taken 16 Apr 1930; Page 110A; Image
43 of 62; Family #439/440.
Listed as Bill R. Dunigan; age 48; born in WV; married at 45; blacksmith for coal mine; in household
of step-son-in-law, Harry Wright, with wife
3. U.S. City Directories, 1822-1995 for Laura A Dunigan; 1930; Welch, WV; Ancestry.com Web Site.
William R.Dunigan; miner; living at Hemphill, WC; with wife Laura A. (Dunigan)


Laura Ann

1. 1920 Census, Pulaski Co, VA; Pulaski; taken 2 Jan 1940; Page 138A; Image 1 of 31; Family #9/13.
Listed as Laura Ogle; age 34; born in KY; widow; cook in restaurant; head of household.
2. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; taken 16 Apr 1930; Page 110A; Image
43 of 62; Family #439/440.
Listed as Laura Dunigan; age 44; born in KY; married at 41; in household of son-in-law, Harry
Wright, with husband,
3. U.S. City Directories, 1822-1995 for Laura A Dunigan; 1930; Welch, WV; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Laura A. Dunigan; wife of William R. Dunigan; miner; living at Hemphill, WV.


James Lee Severt

1. 1940 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Slab Fork District; Saulsville; E.D. 55-12; Page 339B; Image 78 of
82; Household #643.
Listed as Lee Severt; age 20; born in WV; 2 yrs HS education; lived in same house on 1 Apr 1935;
farm laborer; in household of father, Jesse Severt.
2. Giles Co, VA; Marriage License #790030887; Ancestry.com Web Site.
James Lee Severt; age 59; born 27 Mar 1920 in WV; widowed; this was his second marriage; last
marriage ended 24 Feb 1978; 10th grade education; living at Box 195, Bolt, Raleigh Co, WV; son
of Jesse Mack and Barbara Jane (Bower) Severt; married on 5 Jul 1979 at Pearisburg, VA; Garnett
Geneva Burnett; maiden name England; age 51; born 24 Sep 1927 in WV; widow; this was her
second marriage; first marriage ended 26 Oct 1969; 8th grade education; living at 904 Maple Ave,
Mullens, Wyoming Co, WV; daughter of William Arvid and Elizabeth (Lester) England.


Garnett Geneva England

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; taken on 4 Apr 1930; Page 67B;
Family #46/48..
Listed as Geneva England; age 2 yrs, 7 mons; born in WV; in household of father, William A. England.
2. North Carolina, Marriage Records, 1741-2011; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name Garnett Geneva England
Gender Female
Race White
Age 20
Birth Year abt 1928
Marriage Date 2 Feb 1948
Marriage Place Alleghany, North Carolina, USA
Father William A England
Mother Elizabeth England
Spouse Gender Male
Spouse Race White
Spouse Age 26
Spouse Father Rupert Barnett
Spouse Mother Jane Barnett
Event Type Marriage
Household Members
Name Age
James Rupert Barnett
Garnett Geneva England"
3. Giles Co, VA; Marriage License #790030887; Ancestry.com Web Site.
James Lee Severt; age 59; born 27 Mar 1920 in WV; widowed; this was his second marriage; last
marriage ended 24 Feb 1978; 10th grade education; living at Box 195, Bolt, Raleigh Co, WV; son
of Jesse Mack and Barbara Jane (Bower) Severt; married on 5 Jul 1979 at Pearisburg, VA; Garnett
Geneva Burnett; maiden name England; age 51; born 24 Sep 1927 in WV; widow; this was her
second marriage; first marriage ended 26 Oct 1969; 8th grade education; living at 904 Maple Ave,
Mullens, Wyoming Co, WV; daughter of William Arvid and Elizabeth (Lester) England.
4. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Palm Memorial Gardens, Matheny, Wyoming Co, WV; submitted by
Patty Greene; 23 Jun 2008; grave marker added by B. Walls.
Geneva England Burnett; born 24 Sep 1927 in WV; died 17 Dec 2009; buried here; double garve marker photo
shown with husband, James R. Burnett; "Married to James R. Burnett (1922-1967)".


Steve Ray Rambo

1. Indiana, Marriage Certificates, 1917-2005; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Stevie Ray Rambo
Gender: Male
Age: 33
Birth Date: abt 1970
Birth Place: West Virginia
Marriage Date: 18 Jan 2003
Marriage Place: Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, USA
Father: Darrell Dewey Rambo
Mother: Phyllis Ann Rambo
Spouse: Terry Lynn Waldrupp
Certificate Number: 000989"


Terry Lynn Browning

1. Indiana, Marriage Certificates, 1917-2005; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Terry Lynn Waldrupp
[Terry Lynn Browning]
Gender: Female
Age: 32
Birth Date: abt 1971
Birth Place: Indiana
Marriage Date: 18 Jan 2003
Marriage Place: Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, USA
Father: William Cecil Browning
Mother: Charlotte Ann Browning
Spouse: Stevie Ray Rambo "


Robert Gene "Bobby" Hannan

1. Roanoke, VA; Marriage License #86-049015; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Robert Gene Hannan; age 38; born 12 Apr 1948 in WV; divorced; this is his 2nd marriage; 1 yr college
education; living at PO Box 64, Alderson, WV; son of Robert M. and Billie Lee (Workman) Hannan;
married on 30 Aug 1986 in Craig, VA; Nora Sue Holcomb; age 27; born 15 Jan 1959 in WV; divorced;
this her 2nd marriage; 8th grade education; living at PO Box 64, Alderson, WV; daughter of Charles
Luther and Violet Marie (Shires) Holcomb.
2. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by Brenda Hatfield; 27 Jul 2012.
" Robert “Bobby” Hannan
Birth 12 Apr 1948
Pineville, Wyoming County, West Virginia, USA
Death 9 Mar 2011 (aged 62)
Charleston, Kanawha County, West Virginia, USA
Burial
Cooper Cemetery
Wyoming County, West Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 94323097"


Nora Sue Holcomb

1. Roanoke, VA; Marriage License #86-049015; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Robert Gene Hannan; age 38; born 12 Apr 1948 in WV; divorced; this is his 2nd marriage; 1 yr college
education; living at PO Box 64, Alderson, WV; son of Robert M. and Billie Lee (Workman) Hannan;
married on 30 Aug 1986 in Craig, VA; Nora Sue Holcomb; age 27; born 15 Jan 1959 in WV; divorced;
this her 2nd marriage; 8th grade education; living at PO Box 64, Alderson, WV; daughter of Charles
Luther and Violet Marie (Shires) Holcomb.


Swanson R. Blankenship

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Jolo; E.D. 24-60; taken on 15 May 1940; Page
1242B; Image 122 of 132; Household #943.
Listed as Swanson Blankenship; age 1; born in WV; in household of father, James M. Blankenship.
2. Washington Co, VA; Marriage License #26069; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Swanson Blankenship; age 21; born and living in Jolo, WV; single; carpenter; son of James Monroe and
Rosella (Blankenship) Blankenship; married on 8 Aug 1959 in Washington Co, VA; Velda Mullins; age 16;
born in Bradshaw, WV; single; living at Jolo, WV; daughter of Harvey James and Lula (Blankenship) Mullins.
3. US Public Records Index, 1950-1993; Vol #1; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Swanson R Blankenship
Birth Date: 28 Jun 1938
Phone Number: 967-6033
Address: 66 Hc 66 POB 606, Hewell (sic, Jewell) Ridge, VA, 24622 (1994)
[PO Box 403, Jolo, WV, 24850-0403 (1986)]..."


Velda Mullins

1. Washington Co, VA; Marriage License #26069; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Swanson Blankenship; age 21; born and living in Jolo, WV; single; carpenter; son of James Monroe and
Rosella (Blankenship) Blankenship; married on 8 Aug 1959 in Washington Co, VA; Velda Mullins; age 16;
born in Bradshaw, WV; single; living at Jolo, WV; daughter of Harvey James and Lula (Blankenship) Mullins.


William Franklin Mullins

1. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; taken on 6 Jun 1900; Page 123A; Image
7 of 51; Family #66/67.
Listed as William Franklin Mullins; age 5; born in 1895 in WV; in household of father, Lewis F. Mullins.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1922); Page 400; WV Archives Web Site.
William Mullins; age 28; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; miner; living at Davy, WV; son of Lewis and
Keedy; married on 14 Aug 1922 at Davy, WV; Lula England; age 22; born in Wyoming Co, WV; single;
daughter of Floyd and Mary.
3. McDowell Co, WV; WW II Draft Registration Card #U-353; 27 Apr 1942; Ancestry.com Web Site.
William Franklin Mullins; age 47; born 7 May 1894 in Welch, WV; living at Rt 1, Box 17, Welch, WV;
person who will always know address, Lula Mullins; minister; 5' 8" tall; 135 lbs; brown eyes; brown
hair; salloe complexion; burn mark on left side of face.
4. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1965); Page 447; WV Archives Web Site.
William Franklin Mullins; age 71; born 7 May 1894 in Welch, WV; widowed; 3 previous marriage;
living at Box 182, Twin Branch, WV; son of Lewis Franklin and Keddy (Blakely) Mullins; married on
14 oct 1965 in Twin Branch, WV; Lillie Keen Poore; age 62; born 30 Jul 1903 in Buchanan Co, VA;
widow; 1 previous marriage; living at War, WV; daughter of Jack and Frances (Mullins) Keene.


Lillie Keene

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1965); Page 447; WV Archives Web Site.
William Franklin Mullins; age 71; born 7 May 1894 in Welch, WV; widowed; 3 previous marriage;
living at Box 182, Twin Branch, WV; son of Lewis Franklin and Keddy (Blakely) Mullins; married on
14 oct 1965 in Twin Branch, WV; Lillie Keen Poore; age 62; born 30 Jul 1903 in Buchanan Co, VA;
widow; 1 previous marriage; living at War, WV; daughter of Jack and Frances (Mullins) Keene.