McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families and Individuals

Notes


Hazel Williams

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Elkhorn District; taken 23 Apr 1930; Page 242A; Image 33 of 43;
Family #308/349.
Listed as Hazel Williams; age 2; born in WV; Negro; in household of father, Phil Williams.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1948); Page 270; WV Archives Website.
Stafford (sic, Stanford)Allen; age 19; born in Kimball, WV; single; colored; living at Powhatan, WV;
married on 12 Apr 1948 in Powhatan, WV; Hazel Williams; age 19; born in Kyle, WV; single; colored;
living in Powhatan, WV; with on consent of John Allen, brother and guardian of Stafford Allen and
Cora Williams; mother of Hazel Williams.


Betty Jennings

1. 1940 Census; McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Mohegan; E.D. 24-37; taken on 4 Apr
1940; Page 745B; Image 4 of 35; Household #26.
Listed as Betty Jennings; age 5; born in WV; lived in same house on 1 Apr 1935; in household of
father, Christopher C. Jennings.


Bobby Lee Brown Sr

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1960); Page 404; WV Archives Web Site.
Bobby Lee Brown; age 36; born in Mallory, WV; single; living at Davin, WV; son of O.W. and Emily O.
Brown; married on 15 Sep 1960 at Kopperston, WV; Shirley Mavis Blankenship; age 19; born and
living in Cyclone, WV; single; daughter of J.L. and Inez V. Blankenship.


Shirley Mavis Blankenship

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1960); Page 404; WV Archives Web Site.
Bobby Lee Brown; age 36; born in Mallory, WV; single; living at Davin, WV; son of O.W. and Emily O.
Brown; married on 15 Sep 1960 at Kopperston, WV; Shirley Mavis Blankenship; age 19; born and
living in Cyclone, WV; single; daughter of J.L. and Inez V. Blankenship.


Sarah R. Chaffin

1. 1910 Census, Lawrence Co, KY; District #2; taken 3 May 1910; Page 265A; Image 19 of 37;
Family #151/151.
Listed as Sarah S. Chafins; age 3; born in KY; in household of father, Henry C. Chaffin.
2. 1920 Census, Lawrence Co, KY; Rockcastle Precinct; taken 13 Jan 1920; Page 156A; Image 13 of
19; Family #101/101.
Listed as Sarah Chaffins; age 13; born in KY; single; in household of father, Henry C. Chaffin.
3. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Sarah Copley
[Sarah Chaffins]
Gender: Female
Birth Date: 16 Sep 1906
Birth Place: Lawrence CO, Kentucky
Death Date: 17 Sep 1999
Father: Henry Chaffins
Mother: Vicie Pirtee
SSN: 235962598
Relationship of Signature: Not signed, SSA prepared.
Notes: 22 Jan 1973: Name listed as SARAH COPLEY"
4. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by Della Lilly; 3 Aug 2008.
" Sarah R. Chaffin Copley
Birth 16 Sep 1906
USA
Death 17 Sep 1999 (aged 93)
Ashland, Boyd County, Kentucky, USA
Burial
Copley Cemetery
Webb, Wayne County, West Virginia, USA "

Additional Information Posted:
"Wife (Widow) Of:
Monroe Copley

"Daughter Of:
Henry Christopher Chaffin
and
1st Wife
Vicie Jane (Pertee) Chaffin"


Lloyd Shelton Sr

1. Fanning Funeral Home; Iaeger, WV; Posted Obit.
"On Wednesday, November 20, 2019, Lloyd Shelton passed away surrounded by family.

"Lloyd was born in McDowell County, WV to Frederick Lee and Bertha Easter (Dowdle) Shelton.

"Lloyd is preceded in death by his wife, Dora Mae Shelton, daughter, Barbara Carol Shelton, and son, Lloyd Shelton Jr.

"Lloyd is survived by “his girls”—his daughter Beverly Ann LaRochelle (Dan) and granddaughters Summer Ashley Shelton, Sara Meagan Shelton, and Rebecca Lynn LaRochelle—as well as a host of nieces, nephews, siblings, and loved ones.

"Lloyd was a proud member of the United Mine Workers of America, spending four decades under ground mining.

"Lloyd was dedicated to his family. He could often be found helping his brothers, sisters, nieces, nephews, cousins, children, and grandchildren. He was grateful for his family, especially to Roy and Tina Payne for helping him remain in his home as long as possible.

"A visitation will be held 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Sunday, November 24, 2019, with a funeral immediately following at the Chapel of Fanning Funeral Home in Iaeger."


John Wilson Neil

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1928); Page 64; WV Archives Web Site via LDS Web Site.
John Wilson Neil; age 28; born in Glascow, Scotland; single; insurance agent; living at Welch, WV; son of
George and Mary; married on 12 Jun 1928 at Welch, WV; Lilliam Whaley; age 23; born in McDowell Co,
WV; single; daughter of M.D. and Z.M.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #3344; WV Archives Web Site.
John W. Neil; age 42 yrs, 21 days; born 19 Feb 1900 in Glascow, Scotland; married; husband of Lillian
Whaley Neil, age 32; miner; SS# 236-05-1041; living at Hemphill; son of unknown parents; died 13 Mar 1942
at Hemphill, WV; due to chrushing injuries from fall of top in Easter Mine, Hemphill, WV; buried 15 Mar
1942 in Iaeger memorial, Roderfield, WV; informant, M. Whatley, Panther, WV.
3. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 26 Feb 2014.
John W. Neil; born 19 Feb 1900; died 13 Mar 1942; buried here; grave marker photo shown.
"...Family links: Children: Carolyn Whaley Neil Borosky (1930 - 1973)*..."


Lillian Whaley

1. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; taken on 3 May 1910; Page 120A; Image 42 of
46; Family #327/356.
Listed as Lillian Whaley; age 5; born in WV; in household of father, Maynard Whaley.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1928); Page 64; WV Archives Web Site via LDS Web Site.
John Wilson Neil; age 28; born in Glasco, Scotland; single; insurance agent; living at Welch, WV; son of
George and Mary; married on 12 Jun 1928 at Welch, WV; Lilliam Whatley; age 23; born in McDowell Co,
WV; single; daughter of M.D. and Z.M.