Selected Families and Individuals

Notes


Frank Verduce

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; "Joe Verduce, Miner"; Article; Page
256; submitted by Jame Gianato, Kimball, WV 24853.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1960); Page 101; WV Archives Website.
Frank Verduce; age 30; born in Kimball, WV; divorced; living at Box 931, Welch, WV; married on
17 Nov 1960 in Welch, WV; Rebecca Belcher Thomas; age 35; born in Earling, WV; divorced; living
in Welch, WV.
3. Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014; Ancestry.com Website.
"Name: Frank Verduce
Social Security Number: 235-38-2200
Birth Date: 19 Feb 1930
Issue Year: Before 1951
Issue State: West Virginia
Last Residence: 24801, Welch, Mcdowell, West Virginia
Death Date: 21 Sep 2011"


Rebecca Belcher

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; "Joe Verduce, Miner"; Article; Page
256; submitted by Jame Gianato, Kimball, WV 24853.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1960); Page 101; WV Archives Website.
Frank Verduce; age 30; born in Kimball, WV; divorced; living at Box 931, Welch, WV; married on
17 Nov 1960 in Welch, WV; Rebecca Belcher Thomas; age 35; born in Earling, WV; divorced; living
in Welch, WV.


George Washington Stinson

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; "Thomas Stinson" Article; Page
246; submitted by Sylvia Puckett, Box 121, Raysal, WV 24879 and Belvia Boling, Pound, VA.
2. 1900 Census, Mingo Co, WV; Stafford District; taken 7 Jun 1900; Page 232B; Image 2 of 45;
Family #12/12.
Listed as George Stinson; age 16; born in Jul 1888 in WV; single; in household of mother, Sarah J.
Stinson.
3. Mingo Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1904); Page 60; WV Archives Website.
George W. Stinson; age 31; born in Mingo Co, WV; single; common laborer; living in Mingo Co, WV;
son of Thomas W. and Sarah Stinson; married on 4 Jul 1904 at Alenwick, WV; Polly Cline; age 19;
born and living in McDowell Co, WV; single; daughter of Peter and Matilda Cline.
4. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1926); Page 309; WV Archives Website.
G.W. Stinson; age 42; born in Mingo Co, WV; widowed; fire boss (in mine); living at Bartley, WV; son
of Tom and Sallie; married on 3 Oct 1926 at Bartley, WV; Kizzie Wolford; age 45; born in Buchanan
Co, VA; widow; daughter of Alfred and Mary.
5. Virginia, U.S., Marriage Records, 1936-2014; Ancestry.com Website.
"Name: G W Stinson
Gender: Male
Race: White
Age: 40
Birth Date: abt 1899
Marriage Registration Place: Dickenson, Virginia, USA
Marriage Date: 16 Aug 1939
Marriage Place: Dickenson, Virginia, USA
Father: Tom Stinson
Mother: Sarah Cantrell
Spouse: Bonnie Steele
Certificate Number: 1939027375"


Rosa May Riffe

1. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; taken on 18 Jun 1900; Page 247B;
Family #154/154.
Listed as Rosa Rife; age 2; born in WV in Mar 1898; in household of father, Booker Rife.
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; "Thomas Stinson" Article; Page
246; submitted by Sylvia Puckett, Box 121, Raysal, WV 24879 and Belvia Boling, Pound, VA.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #142251; WV Archives Website.
Rosa May Stinson; age 30 yrs, 4 mons, 11 days; born 8 May 1896 in Buchanan Co, VA; married;
housewife; living at Bartley, WV; daughter of B.P., born in Letcher Co, KY, and Lucy, born in Pike Co,
KY, (Pecks) Riffe;died 17 Sep 1926 in Welch Hospital, Welch, WV; due to toxemia of pregnancy;
no burial information; informant, G.P. Riffe, Bradshaw, WV.


James Bryon "Peck" Sizemore

1. United States Public Records, 1970-2009; LDS Web Site.
"Name James B Sizemore
Event Date 01 May 2002-15 Oct 2005
Event Place Wyco, West Virginia, United States
Birth Date 09 Dec 1964
Address Wyco, West Virginia 25943
Affiliate Identifier 559799466"
2. Tankersley Funeral Home; Mullens, WV; Posted Obit.
"James Bryon “Peck” Sizemore, 54, of Mullens, passed away on Thursday, January 17, 2019 at Bowers Hospice House, Beckley.

"Born December 9, 1964 at Newport News, VA, he was the son of the late Glen Gene and Brenda Mae (Davis) Sizemore.

"He is preceded in death by his parents.

"Those left to cherish his memory include his children, Kori Elizabeth Burnette and her husband, Timothy of Huntington and Steven Gene Sizemore of Coal Mountain; two grandchildren, Matthew Zachary Burnette and Alexander Levi Burnette both of Huntington; two sisters, Glenna Cordell and her husband, Tony of Mullens and Misty Sizemore of Pierpoint; and a host of nieces and nephews.

"In keeping with James’s wishes he will be cremated and there will be no service...."


Anderson "Anse" Estep

1. 1870 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Sandy River District, page 12, Family #76.
Listed as Anderson Estep, age 5 months, born in WV, in household of father, William Estep.
2. 1880 Census, McDowell Co, WV, compiled by William A. Marsh, Vol 9, page 776.
Sandy River Township, page 010.
Listed as Anderson Estep, age 9, in household of father, William Estep.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Registry; Vol #__(1888); Page 118; Line #37; WV Archives Web Site.
William A. Estep; age 18; born and living in McDowell Co, WV; single; son of William and Bettie;
married on14 Sep 1888 in McDowell Co, WV; Mary Prater; age 18; born in Pike Co, KY; single; living
in McDowell Co, WV; daughter of Jackson and Susan.
4.1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; taken 27 Jun 1900; Page 253B; Image 30 of
68; Family #258/258.
Listed as Anderson Estep; age 24; born in Mar 1876 in KY; married less than a year; farm laborer; in
household of mother Elizabeth (Blankenship) Estep, with wife.
5. Marriage Registry of McDowell Co, WV; Book #32; Page 112.
Anderson Estep; age 52; born in McDowell Co, WV; widowed; son of Billy and Bettie; married on
28 Jan 1920; Mercy Atwell; age 29; single; born in McDowell Co, WV; daughter of Ham and Eliza
Jane.
6. Kanawha Co, WV; Death Certificate #11162; WV Archives Web Site.
Mr. Anderson Estep; age 73 yrs, 4 mons and 7 days; born 4 Mar 1870 at Panther, WV; widowed;
retired laborer; living at Acme, WV; son of Willam and ______ Estep; died 11 Jul 1943 in Charleston
General Hospital, Charleston, WV; due to arteriorclerosis; buried 14 Jul 1943 in Red Warrior
Cemetery, (Cabin Creek, WV); informant, H.R. Lambert, Acme, WV.
7. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by Greg; 30 May 2009; mainatined by Kindred Spirits.
" Anderson “Ance” Estep
Birth 4 Mar 1870
McDowell County, West Virginia, USA
Death 11 Jul 1943 (aged 73)
Kanawha County, West Virginia, USA
Burial
Red Warrior Cemetery
Cabin Creek, Kanawha County, West Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 37700992 "

Additional Information Posted:
"Son of William Estep (1823-deceased) and Elizabeth Blankenship (1842-deceased).

"My Dad, Ersel Whitt Sr. stated his grandfather Anse was married 3-4 times.

"Husband of 1st, Mary Prater (1870-deceased), married 14 Sep. 1888 in McDowell County, West Virginia.

"Husband of 2nd, Lucinda "Cindy" Fuller 1870-deceased), Married on 15 Apr 1900 in Pike County Kentucky.

"Husband of 3rd, Mecy Atwell (1891-deceased), Married on 28 Jan. 1920 in Welch, McDowell County, West Virginia.

"Father of James "Jim" Estep (1887-1928), Sarah Elizabeth "Lizzie" Estep (1896-1985), Kirk Estep (1904-1978), Elvia Evelyn Estep (1921-deceased), Georgie Estep (1923-1923)

"Photo credit from Jennifer Ann Whitt Renshaw"


Mary Prater

1. "Marriage Records of McDowell Co, WV", page 30.
Marriage Record, Book 1, 1865-1896, page 118.
William A. Estep, age 18, born in McDowell Co, WV, son of William and Bettie
Estep, married on 14 Sep 1888 Mary Prater, age 18, born in Pike Co, KY,
daughter of Jackson and Susan Prater.
2. 1880 Census, Pike Co, KY, Peters Creek District, Page 663A.
Listed as Mary Prater, age 10, born in KY, in household of father, Jackson Prater.


John Sherman Marrs

1. FindAGrave.com Website; submitted by Wampleg; 16 Mar 2013.
" John Samuel Marrs
Birth 22 Oct 1909
Big Stone Gap, Wise County, Virginia, USA
Death 11 Aug 1973 (aged 63)
Big Stone Gap, Wise County, Virginia, USA
Burial
American Legion Cemetery
Big Stone Gap, Wise County, Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 106797209"

Additional Information Posted:
"Parents: George Robert Sr and Margaret Pickering Marrs
Spouse: 1st Katherine Bailey Marrs
2nd Ruby Marrs

"JOHN SAMUEL MARRS
22 Oct 1909 - 11 Aug 1973

"Children:
Mrs. Norma Jean Rivette
Mrs. William G. Lindsay
John Samuel Marrs, Jr
Herbie Smith
Infant Marrs"


Katherine Gillespie Bailey

1. Virginia, U.S., Birth Records, 1912-2015, Delayed Birth Records, 1721-1911; Ancestry.com Website.
"Name: Katherine Gillespie Bailey
Gender: Female
Birth Date: 12 Nov 1913
Birth Place: Tazewell, Virginia, USA
Certificate Number: 1913046832
Father: Hugh Sherman Bailey
Mother: Carrie Anna Dye"


Thomas Daniels

1. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by Patrick Daniels; 5 Jan 2011.
" Thomas Daniels
Birth 28 Feb 1905
Buchanan County, Virginia, USA
Death 22 Nov 1974 (aged 69)
Charlottesville, Albemarle County, Virginia, USA
Burial
Daniels Family Cemetery
Whitewood, Buchanan County, Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 63780463"

Additional Information Posted:
"Thomas Daniels was born in Harry Branch located in Buchanan County, Virginia. He was the son of James Garfield and Alcie (Osborne) Daniels. His siblings were William Patton, Carrie Alta, Arminda Jane, Roy Bolden, Deedy, Edna Mae, Florida and Georgia. He was married to Catherine Tilda Keene."


Catherine Tilda Keene

1. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by Patrick Daniels; 5 Jan 2011.
" Catherine Tilda Keene Daniels
Birth 2 Jun 1914
Peapatch, Buchanan County, Virginia, USA
Death 21 May 2003 (aged 88)
Slate, Buchanan County, Virginia, USA
Burial
Daniels Family Cemetery
Whitewood, Buchanan County, Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 63780813"

Additional Information Posted:
"Catherine Tilda Keene was born on White Mountain located in Buchanan County, Virginia. She was the daughter of Gilbert Edward and Rosena (Keen) Keene. Her siblings were Louisa, Frank, Albert Buskil, Thomas Riley, Judia Bell, Agnes, Cready Mae, Mandy Jane, Gordon Joshua, Cecil, Berlin Ray and Josephine. She was married to Thomas Daniels."