McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families and Individuals

Notes


Robert Spencer

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; "Charles Edward and Mary
Katherine S. Mosko"; Article; Page 209; submitted by Mary K. Mosko, Welch, WV 24801.


Virginia Bruce Scott

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; "Charles Edward and Mary
Katherine S. Mosko"; Article; Page 209; submitted by Mary K. Mosko, Welch, WV 24801.


Willis Parsons

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; "Irene Smith Parsons" Article;
Page 216; submitted by Walma Collins, 108 Peach Orchard Lane, Winchester, VA 22602.
2. Greenbrier Co, WV; Marriage Registry; Vol #__(1914); Page 210; Line #7; WV Archives Website.
Wilis Parsons; age 32; born in Carter Co, KY; living in Greenbrier Co, WV; married on 8 Jul 1914 in
Greenbrier Co, WV; Irene Smith; age 21; born in Fayette Co, WV; living in Greenbrier Co, WV
3. 1920 Census, Madison Co, NC; Hot Springs Township; taken 2 Jan 1920; Page 143A; Image 19 of
36; Family #190/190.
Listed as Willis Parsons; age 38; born in TX; married; saw mill foreman; head of household.


Irene "Lillian" Smith

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; "Irene Smith Parsons" Article;
Page 216; submitted by Walma Collins, 108 Peach Orchard Lane, Winchester, VA 22602.
2. Greenbrier Co, WV; Marriage Registry; Vol #__(1914); Page 210; Line #7; WV Archives Website.
Wilis Parsons; age 32; born in Carter Co, KY; living in Greenbrier Co, WV; married on 8 Jul 1914 in
Greenbrier Co, WV; Irene Smith; age 21; born in Fayette Co, WV; living in Greenbrier Co, WV
3. 1920 Census, Madison Co, NC; Hot Springs Township; taken 2 Jan 1920; Page 143A; Image 19 of
36; Family #190/190.
Listed as Irene Parsons; age 25; born in WV; married; in household of husband, Willis Parsons.


Robert Sizemore

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1951); Page 334; WV Archives Web Site.
Robert Sizemore; age 26; born at Mohegan, WV; single; living at Twin Branch, WV; married on 7 Jul 1951
at Welch, WV; Hazel Shelton; age 24; born and living at Davy, WV; single.


Hazel Shelton

1. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Baileysville District; taken 16 Apr 1930; Page 83B; Image 24 of 26;
Family #106/117.
Listed as Hazel Shelton; age 3; born in WV; in household of father, James Shelton.
2. 1940 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Baileysville District; Baileysville; E.D. 55-1; taken on 19 Apr 1940; Page 6A
Image 13 of 49; Household #63.
Listed as Hazel Shelton; age 13; born in WV; 5th grade education; attending school; lived in Wyoming Co,
WV on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, James Shelton.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1951); Page 334; WV Archives Web Site.
Robert Sizemore; age 26; born at Mohegan, WV; single; living at Twin Branch, WV; married on 7 Jul 1951
at Welch, WV; Hazel Shelton; age 24; born and living at Davy, WV; single.
4, Tazewell Co, VA; Marriage License; 83-034199; Ancestry.com Web Site.
David Ray Sizemore; age 51; born 21 Sep 1931 in WV; divorced; this was his second marriage; 12th grade
education; living at Davy, WV; son of Robert Harrison and Lula Elizabeth (Taylor) Sizemore; married on 14
Jul 1983 in Tazewell, VA; Hazel Sizemore; age 56; born 16 Apr 1927 in WV; widow; this was her second
marriage; 9th grade education; living at Box 550, Davy, WV; daughter of James Jim and Bessie (Fannin)
Shelton.
5. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 31 Dec 2013.
Hazel Sizemore; born 16 Apr 1927; died 30 Sep 1998; buried here; headstone photo shown; "MOTHER".


Clayburn Augustus Peery

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; "James William and Georgia
Ethel Hinkle Peery"; Article; Page 220; submitted by Harold and Helen Peery, War, WV 24892.
2. FindAGrave.com Website; submitted by Virginia Gal; 27 May 2013.
" Clayburn Augustus Peery
Birth 16 Dec 1870
Death 16 Sep 1950 (aged 79)
Burial
Maplewood Cemetery
Tazewell, Tazewell County, Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 111293875"


Minervia Verna Yost

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; "James William and Georgia
Ethel Hinkle Peery"; Article; Page 220; submitted by Harold and Helen Peery, War, WV 24892.
2. FindAGrave.com Website; submitted by Virginia Gal; 27 May 2013; maintained by Find a Grave.
" Minerva Verna Yost Peery
Birth 7 May 1873
Death 10 Aug 1961 (aged 88)
Burial
Yost Family Cemetery
Pounding Mill, Tazewell County, Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 111293826"


Marvin Harry Peery

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; "James William and Georgia
Ethel Hinkle Peery"; Article; Page 220; submitted by Harold and Helen Peery, War, WV 24892.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #666; WV Archives Website.
Marvin Peery; age 19 yrs, 4 mons, 15 days; born 4 Sep 1918 in Cedar Bluff, VA; single; living in
Tazewell Co, VA; son of C.A. and Minerva (Yost) Peery; died 19 Jan 1938 in Stevens Clinic, Welch,
WV; from osteomyelitis of femur; buried 21 Jan 1938 in Baptist Valley, VA; informant, J.W. Peery, War,
WV.


Lewis Henry Smith

1. McDowell Co, WV; Death Caertificate #7968; WV Archives Web Site.
Lewis Henry Smith; age 68 yrs, 1 mon, 12 days; born 16 May 1863 in Morgan Co, KY;
widowed; farmer; son of Henry and Polly (Doulin) Smith; died 28 Jun 1931 at Iaeger, WV;
due to accidental drowning; buried 30 Jun 1931 in Roderfield, WV.
2. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
Kenneth Bowen; 1 Oct 2014.
Lewis Henry Smith; born 11 Jul 1857 (sic, 16 May 1863); in Morgan Co, KY; died 28 Jun 1931 in Iaeger
McDowell Co, WV; buried here; no grave marker photo shown,


Julie

1. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Lige Cantrell Cemetery, Ophir, Morgan Co, KY; submitted by
Greg Adkins; 11 Jul 2008.
Julie Smith; born 25 Dec 1861 in KY; died 8 Feb 1929 in KY; buried here; headstone photo shown;
"Julie wife of L.H. Smith".


Wiley Bruce Peck Rev

1. Tennessee, U.S., Delayed Birth Records, 1869-1909; Ancestry.com Website.
"Name: Wiley Bruce Peck
Gender: Male
Birth Date: 22 Nov 1891
Birth Place: Jefferson
Father: Looney Peck
Mother: Laura Gertrude Morgan "
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; "The Bruce Peck Family" Article;
Page 219; submitted by David W. Peck, 102 Foxridge Court, Chapel Hill, NC 27414.
3. West Virginia, U.S., Deaths Index, 1853-1973; Ancestry.com Website.
"Name: Wiley Bruce Peck
Birth Date: 21 Nov 1891
Birth Place: Tennessee
Death Date: 27 Apr 1967
Death Place: South Charleston, Kanawha, West Virginia
Burial Date: 29 Apr 1967
Burial Place: Charleston, West Virginia
Cemetery Name: Tyler Mt. Mem. Gardens
Death Age: 75
Occupation: Retired, Ministry
Race: White
Marital status: Married
Gender: Male
Residence: Dunbar, Kanawha, West Virginia
Father Name: Looney Peck
Mother Name: Laura Morgan
FHL Film Number: 460391"


Mildred Joyce Shippey

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 Bruce Peck Family" Article;
Page 219; submitted by David W. Peck, 102 Foxridge Court, Chapel Hill, NC 27414.
2. "Chattanooga Daily Times"; Chattanooga, TN; Wednesday; 22 Oct 1924; Page 6.
"EVENINGG WEDDING OF MISS SHIPPEY
"Her Marriage . to the Rev. Wiley B. Peck Solemnized.
"Highland Park M. E. Church, South, Scene of Largely Attended Nuptials.

"The wedding of Mie Mildred Joyce Shipper end the Rev, Wiley Brace Peck were solemnized last night at 8 oclock at the Highlend Park Metbodist Episcopal church, south. Dr. W. M. Morrell , pastor of the church, officiated, using the ring ceremony.

"The alter of the church was banked with palms end ferns and pedestaled baskets filled with white chrysanthe-mums were arranged on each side of the alter. Candelbra bolding wax tapers were arranged in front of the embankment of ferns. The Ladies Missionary society of the church decorated the altar.

"Miss Linnie K. Morrell presided at the organ and furnished the nuptial music. Miss Virginia Milligan sang "I Lore You Truly, end Walter Stamper aang "At Dawning." During the ceremony Miss Morrell played "Hearts and Flowers. For the processional she played the wedding march from "Lohengrin and Mendelssohns wedding march for the recessional.

"Messrs, Eamest Peck and Clifford Frasier, the ushers, entered first followed by he bridesmaids. Miss Anna Adair an Miss Gladys Howard, Mrs. Roy Keener, the matron of honor, entered alone. preceding the best man, Turnley Rucker, of Cleveland, who also entered alone. The little flower girls, Bernice Young and Rita Harrington, entered from opposite aisles, preceding the bride and groom. The bride and groom entered at the same time from opposite aisles.

"The bride wore a bridal toilette of heavy white crepe beaded with rhinestones and made with the side drape effect. Sbe wore a long veil which was caught about her head with a cornet of orange blossoms. She carried an arm bouquet of Bride roses and lilies of the valley.

"Mrs. Keener wore a pale blue georgette dress trimmed with silver lace. The dress was headed with crystal bead. She carried an arm bouquet of pink Columbia roses tied with pink tulle.

"Miss Adair wore a dress of peach georgette trimmed with silver lace. She wore a silver bandeau about her hair and carried on arm bouquet of pink Columbia roses tied with peach tulle. Miss Howard wore a dress of orchid colored georgette and a silver bandeau about her hair. She earned an arm bouquet of pink Columbia roses tied with orchid tulle.

"Little Miss Young wore a pink geor-. gette frock trimmed with lace and wore a pink pompon in her hair. She carried a basket filled with rose petals. Llttle Miss Herrington was similarly dressed wearing a frock of cream colored georgette and carrying a basket filled with rose petals.

"Immediately following the ceremony, a reception was held at the home of the brides parents, Mr. and Mrs. James Herbert Shippey, on Anderson avenue. The home was decorated with a color note of yellow and white and a large .wedding cake centered the dining room table.

"The bride and groom have gone for in eastern wedding trip which they..."


Wiley Bruce Peck Jr

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 Bruce Peck Family" Article;
Page 219; submitted by David W. Peck, 102 Foxridge Court, Chapel Hill, NC 27414.


Clara Joyce Peck

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 Bruce Peck Family" Article;
Page 219; submitted by David W. Peck, 102 Foxridge Court, Chapel Hill, NC 27414.


George Jackson Tierce

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; "Roy Lee Milam, Miner"; Article;
Page 203; submitted by Birdie M. Beavers, 100 Maple Ave,, Welch, WV.


Nina Milam

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; "Roy Lee Milam, Miner"; Article;
Page 203; submitted by Birdie M. Beavers, 100 Maple Ave,, Welch, WV.


Luther Roberts Sr

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; taken on 1 May 1930; Page 221A;
Family #320/321.
Listed as Luther Roberts; age 5; born in WV; in household of father, Harvey Roberts.
2. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Paynesville; E.D.24-58; taken on 10 August
1940; Page 1144B; Image 50 of 60; Household #366.
Listed as Luther Roberts; age 15; born in WV; 4th grade education; not attending school; lived in
same house on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Harvey Roberts.
3. WWII Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Luther Roberts
Race: White
Age: 18
Relationship to Draftee: Self (Head)
Birth Date: 7 Dec 1924
Birth Place: Rockridge, West Virginia, USA
Residence Place: Rockridge, Mcdowell, West Virginia, USA
Registration Date: 26 Dec 1942
Registration Place: Rockridge, Mcdowell, West Virginia, USA
Employer: Unemployed
Weight: 130
Complexion: Ruddy
Eye Color: Blue
Hair Color: Brown
Height: 5 6
Next of Kin: Hannah Roberts
Household Members:
Name Relationship
Luther Roberts Self (Head)
Hannah Roberts Mother"
4. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Collinsridge Cemetery, Rockridge, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
tyflowers; May 2011.
Luther Roberts; born 7 Dec 1924; died 21 Aug 1972; buried here; no grave marker photo shown.
5. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Vitginia, 1858-1999"; Volume II; by Geneva Steele, Sandra
Long and Tom Hatcher; Pages 181; "Rosie Horn Roberts Cooper"; article; submitted by Dorothy
Horn, Box 69, Jolo, WV 24850.


Rosie Horn

1. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Rosie Horn Roberts
[Rosie Cooper]
[Rosie Horn Horn]
Gender: Female
Race: White
Birth Date: 15 Apr 1931
Birth Place: Lex McDowll, West Virginia
[Lex, West Virginia]
Death Date: 26 Mar 1996
Father: John H Horn
Mother: Georgie Muncy
SSN: 236706596
Notes: Oct 1962: Name listed as ROSIE HORN ROBERTS;
10 Dec 1981: Name listed as ROSIE COOPER"
2. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by tyFlowers; 16 May 2011.
" Rosie Horn Roberts Cooper
Birth 16 Apr 1931
Rockridge, McDowell County, West Virginia, USA
Death 26 Mar 1996 (aged 64)
Iaeger, McDowell County, West Virginia, USA
Burial
Horn Cemetery on Brushy Fork Ridge
Paynesville, McDowell County, West Virginia, USA "
3. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Vitginia, 1858-1999"; Volume II; by Geneva Steele, Sandra
Long and Tom Hatcher; Pages 181; "Rosie Horn Roberts Cooper"; article; submitted by Dorothy
Horn, Box 69, Jolo, WV 24850.


William Clarence Oatneal

1. 1900 Census, Pittsylvania Co, VA; Pigg River District; taken on 5 Jun 1900; Page 115A; Image 4 of
21; Family #21/22.
Listed as William C. Oatneal; age 9; born in Mar 1891 in VA; in household of father, Jacob Oatneal.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1916); Page 268; WV Archives Web Site.
Clarence oatneal; age 24; born in Pittsylvania Co, VA; single; miner; black; living at Thorpe, WV;
son of Jake and Mollie: married on 24 Dec 1916 at War, WV; Venese Brandon; age 21; born in
NC; single; black; daughter of John and Alice.
3. McDowell Co, WV; WW I; Draft Registration Card #667; LDS Web Site.
Clarence Oatneal; age 25; born 1 Mar 1891 in Gretna, VA; living at Thorpe, WV; coal miner;
employed by United States Coal & Coke Co at Thope, WV; married; Negro; dependent wife; tall with
medium build; dark eyes and dark hair.
4. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; Bartley, WV; taken on 28 Apr 1930; Page 73A;
Image 86 of 91; Family #84/84.
Listed as Clarence Oatneal; age 40 born in VA; married at 22; Negro; loader in coal mine; head of
household.
5. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #2185; WV Archives Web Site.
Clarence Oatneal; age 49; born in Gretna, VA; miner; living at Bartley, WV; colored; married; husband
of Florence L. Oatneal; son of Jacob and Mollie (Finnie) Oatneal; died 10 Jan 1940 at Bartley, WV;
due to mine explosion; buried 16 Jan 1940 in Roderfield, WV; informant, Florence L. Oatneal,
Bartley, WV.
6. United States Headstone Applications for U.S. Military Veterans, 1925-1949; LDS Web Site.
Clarence Oatneal; enlisted 29 Oct 1917; discharged 6 Jun 1919; Serial # 193949; Pvt. 1st Cl, Co C,
506 Engineers; buried at Roderfield, WV; signed by Mrs. Florence Oatneal, 19 Jan 1940; Bartley,
WV.
7. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
Kenneth Bowen; 16 Oct 2012; headstone photo added by B. Walls.
Clarence Oatneal; born 1891 in Gretna, Pittsylvania Co, VA; died 10 Jan 1940 at Bartley, WV; buried
here; headstone photo shown; "WEST VIRGINIA * PVT. 1CVL. 505 ENGRS".


Venese Brandon

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1916); Page 268; WV Archives Web Site.
Clarence oatneal; age 24; born in Pittsylvania Co, VA; single; miner; black; living at Thorpe, WV;
son of Jake and Mollie: married on 24 dec 1916 at War, WV; Venese Brandon; age 21; born in
NC; single; black; daughter of John and Alice.