McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV; Families and Individuals

Notes


Roby Burks

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1934); Page 137; WV Archives Web Site.
Roby Burks; age 22; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; timberman; living at Crumpler, WV; son of
Alex and Lillie; married on 27 Oct 1934 in Welch, WV; Ethel Green; age 21; born in McDowell Co,
WV; single; living at Crumpler, WV; daughter of George and ______.
2. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; E.D. 24-33; taken 27 Apr 1940; Page 658A;
Image 31 of 45; Household #234.
Listed as Roby Burks; age 26; born in WV; married; no education; lived in same place on 1 Apr
1935; laborer in saw mill; head of hosuehold.
3. WWII Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Roby Burks
Gender: Male
Race: White
Age: 24
Relationship to Draftee: Self (Head)
Birth Date: 15 Sep 1916
Birth Place: Crumpler, West Virginia, USA
Residence Place: Maitland, Mcdowell, West Virginia, USA
Registration Date: 16 Oct 1940
Registration Place: Maitland, Mcdowell, West Virginia, USA
Employer: Koppers Coal Company
Weight: 180
Complexion: Sallow
Eye Color: Brown
Hair Color: Black
Height: 6ft
Next of Kin: Ethel Greene Burks
Household Members:
Name Relationship
Roby Burks Self (Head)
Ethel Greene Burks Wife"
4. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #'65 013358; WV Archives Web Site.
Roby Burks; age 48; born in 1917 in McDowell Co, WV; married; coal miner; SS#235-07-0896;
living in Kimball, WV; son of Alex and ______; died DOA 3 Aug 1965 in Stevens Clinic, Welch, WV;
due to acute myocardial infarction, secondary to ischemic heart disease; buried 5 Aug 1965 in
Belcher Cemetery, Belcher Mtn, Kimball, WV; informant, Hershel Burks, Kimball, WV.
5. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by Victoria Taylor-True; 4 Sep 2010.
" Roby Burks
Birth 1917
Death 1965 (aged 47–48)
Burial
New Belcher Mountain Community Cemetery
McDowell County, West Virginia, USA"


Ethel Green

1. 1920 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Center District; taken on 19/21 Jan 1920; Page 199B;
Family #61/61.
Listed as Ethel Green; age 6; born in WV; in household of father, George W. Green.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1934); Page 137; WV Archives Web Site.
Roby Burks; age 22; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; timberman; living at Crumpler, WV; son of
Alex and Lillie; married on 27 Oct 1934 in Welch, WV; Ethel Green; age 21; born in McDowell Co, WV;
single; living at Crumpler, WV; daughter of George and ______.
3. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; E.D. 24-33; taken 27 Apr 1940; Page 658A;
Image 31 of 45; Household #234.
Listed as Ethel Burks; age 28; born in WV; married; 8th grade education; lived in same place on
1 Apr 1935; in household of husband, Roby Burks.


Carrie Burks

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; E.D. 24-33; taken 27 Apr 1940; Page 658A;
Image 31 of 45; Household #234.
Listed as Carrie Burks; age 5; born in WV; in household of father, Roby Burks.


Herschel Burks

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; E.D. 24-33; taken 27 Apr 1940; Page 658A;
Image 31 of 45; Household #234.
Listed as Herschel Burks; age 3; born in WV; in household of father, Roby Burks.


Thomas Robert Hyatt

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1956); Page 261; WV Archives Web Site.
Thomas Hyatt; age 44; born and living in Gary, WV; widowed; son of Jesse and Rose Hyatt; married
on 20 Jul 1956 in Brenton, WV; Phyllis Olive Massey; age 26; born in Kimball, WV; single; living in
Marianna, WV; daughter of Walter William and Josephine R. Massey.


James Henry Belcher

1. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; taken on 2 May 1910; Page 119A; Image
40 of 46; Family #299/328.
Listed as Unnamed male Belcher; age 1 mon; born WV; in household of father, Noah Belcher.
2. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by Joyce Parker; 10 Aug 2008.
" James Henry “Henry” Belcher
Birth 14 Apr 1910
McDowell County, West Virginia, USA
Death 1 Apr 1980 (aged 69)
Cherry Valley, Cross County, Arkansas, USA
Burial
Gibson Bayou Cemetery
Earle, Crittenden County, Arkansas, USA
Plot Section C"

Additional Information Posted:
"Double marker with Lullean Belcher. Listed as James Belcher on SSDI, last residence Cherry Valley, Cross Co.

"Henry Belcher married Luella Simms in Crittenden County on Dec 23, 1936.

"Children of Henry and Lullean are James, Jacob Elihu, Joseph Simon, Abner, Ammon, Helen SMITH, Beulah Maie BATTLES, Isaack, Samuel, and Willie. Henry had brothers John, Isaiah, Simon, Garrett Belcher and sisters Sylvia Belcher Coleman, Alice Belcher, Alifair Belcher Coleman, and Manerva Belcher Church."


Thomas Robert Hyatt

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1956); Page 261; WV Archives Web Site.
Thomas Hyatt; age 44; born and living in Gary, WV; widowed; son of Jesse and Rose Hyatt; married
on 20 Jul 1956 in Brenton, WV; Phyllis Olive Massey; age 26; born in Kimball, WV; single; living in
Marianna, WV; daughter of Walter William and Josephine R. Massey.


Phyllis Olive Massey

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1956); Page 261; WV Archives Web Site.
Thomas Hyatt; age 44; born and living in Gary, WV; widowed; son of Jesse and Rose Hyatt; married
on 20 Jul 1956 in Brenton, WV; Phyllis Olive Massey; age 26; born in Kimball, WV; single; living in
Marianna, WV; daughter of Walter William and Josephine R. Massey.


Willard S. Burks

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1937); Page 120; WV Archives Web Site.
Willard S. Burks; born 28 Feb 1915 in Crumpler, WV; living at Northfork, WV; son of A.H. and Lilly;
married on 1 Aug 1937 at Northfork, WV; Mazie L. Hall; born 28 Feb 1916 in Winston-Salem, NC;
living at Algoma, WV; daughter of J.W. and Bertha.
2. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by David A. Swiger; 8 Mar 2013.
" Willard S Burks
Birth 28 Feb 1919
West Virginia, USA
Death 24 Jul 2000 (aged 81)
Bluefield, Mercer County, West Virginia, USA
Burial
New Belcher Mountain Community Cemetery
McDowell County, West Virginia, USA"

Inscription:
"PFC US ARMY WORLD WAR II"


Mazie L. Hall

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1937); Page 120; WV Archives Web Site.
Willard S. Burks; born 28 Feb 1915 in Crumpler, WV; living at Northfork, WV; son of A.H. and Lilly;
married on 1 Aug 1937 at Northfork, WV; Mazie L. Hall; born 28 Feb 1916 in Winston-Salem, NC;
living at Algoma, WV; daughter of J.W. and Bertha.


Charles Edward Blevins

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1953); Page 345; WV Archives Web Site.
Charles Edward Blevins; age 22; born and living in Glen Fork, WV; single; son of Manuel and Wilmeth
Blevins; married on 6 Apr 1953 at Jesse, WV; Hattie Marie Browning; age 18; born in Jesse, WV;
single; living in Brenton, WV; single; daughter of Lawrence and Maudie Browning.
2. Stafford Funeral Home; Lynco, WV; Posted Obit.
"Charles Edward "Ed" Blevins, 89, of Turkey Creek, WV passed away on Friday, July 19, 2019 at Bowers
Hospice House, Beckley, WV. He was born June 6, 1930 at Glen Fork, WV, a son of the late Thomas
Manuel and Wilma Atkins Blevins. He served in the U.S. Army for two years. Survivors include his loving
wife of 66 years Hattie Marie Browning Blevins; seven children Charles Eugene Blevins, Edward Lee
Blevins, Freda Ann Bailey, Larry Wayne Blevins, Janet Marie Lester, Manual Keith Blevins and Ryan Kevin
Blevins; ten grandchildren and seven great grandchildren; and a host of other loving family and friends.
Funeral service will be at 2:00 PM on Tuesday July 23 in the Chapel of Stafford Family Funeral Home,
Lynco, WV with Rev. Ernest Francis, III officiating. He will be laid to rest in Blevins Family Cemetery,
Turkey Creek, WV. Friends may gather with the family from 1:00 PM until time of service on Tuesday at
the funeral home. The family is being served by the Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV."


Hattie Marie Browning

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1953); Page 345; WV Archives Web Site.
Charles Edward Blevins; age 22; born and living in Glen Fork, WV; single; son of Manuel and Wilmeth
Blevins; married on 6 Apr 1953 at Jesse, WV; Hattie Marie Browning; age 18; born in Jesse, WV;
single; living in Brenton, WV; single; daughter of Lawrence and Maudie Browning.