McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families and Individuals

Notes


Reuben Hicks

1. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Big Creek District, Susanna, taken on 13 Jan 1920; Page 24A,
Family #53/57.
Listed as Reuben Hicks; age 5, born in WV, in household of father, Moses Hicks.
2. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Big Creek District, Caretta, taken on 2 Apr 1930, Page 86A,
Family #4.
Listed as Ruben Hicks, age 16, born in WV, in household of father, Moses Hicks.
3. WWII Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Rubin Hicks
Race: White
Age: 26
Relationship to Draftee: Self (Head)
Birth Date: 4 Apr 1914
Birth Place: Caretta, West Virginia, USA
Residence Place: Caretta, Mcdowell, West Virginia, USA
Registration Date: 16 Oct 1940
Employer: Carter Coal Company
Weight: 167
Complexion: Dark
Eye Color: Gray
Hair Color: Brown
Height: 5 11
Next of Kin: Orlena Hicks
Household Members:
Name Relationship
Rubin Hicks Self (Head)
Orlena Hicks Mother"
4. Michigan, Marriage Records, 1867-1952; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Rubin Hicks
Gender: Male
Race: White
Age: 36
Birth Year: abt 1914
Birth Place: Caretta, West, Virginia
License County: Genesee
Marriage Date: 28 Oct 1950
Marriage Place: Grand Blanc, Genesee, Michigan, USA
Residence Place: Flint, Michigan
Father: Mose Hicks
Mother: Arlena Hicks
Spouse: Abbie Gaddy
County File Number: 61293
State File Number: 25 50906"
5. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by Eleanor Cross Koepke; 28 Jun 2018.
" Rubin Hicks
Birth 4 Apr 1914
Caretta, McDowell County, West Virginia, USA
Death 18 Jul 1968 (aged 54)
Flint, Genesee County, Michigan, USA
Burial
Evergreen Cemetery
Grand Blanc, Genesee County, Michigan, USA
Plot Sec Singl Lot O Grave 32"

Inscription: Rubin Hicks * West Virginia * TEC 3 * USArmy * World War II * April 4 1914 * July 18 1968


Abbie J. Osborne

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1938); Page 351; WV Archives Web Site.
Oscar Gaddy; born 17 Aug 1915 in Johnson City, TN; living at Yukon, WV; son of Charlie and Betty;
married on 4 Oct 1938 at Yukon, WV; Abbie Osborne; born 14 Aug 1916 at Hampton Roads, TN
(sic, WV); living at Bartley, WV; daughter of Dennis and Lina.
2. Michigan, Marriage Records, 1867-1952; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Abbie Gaddy
[Abbie Osborne]
Gender: Female
Race: White
Age: 31
Birth Year: abt 1919
Birth Place: West Virginia
License County: Genesee
Marriage Date: 28 Oct 1950
Marriage Place: Grand Blanc, Genesee, Michigan, USA
Residence Place: Flint, Michigan
Father: Arnold Osborne
Mother: Arlene Bolen
Spouse: Rubin Hicks
County File Number: 61293
State File Number: 25 50906"


Garnet Miller

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1934); Page 6; WV Archives Web Site.
Garnet Miller; age 23; born in Ashe Co, NC; single timberman; living at Anawalt, WV; son of Cleveland
and Bertie; married on 16 Sep 1934 in Leckie, WV; Ethel Roark; age 21; born in McDowell Co, WV;
single; living in Anawalt, WV; daughter of Charles and Leona.


Ethel Roark

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1934); Page 6; WV Archives Web Site.
Garnet Miller; age 23; born in Ashe Co, NC; single timberman; living at Anawalt, WV; son of Cleveland
and Bertie; married on 16 Sep 1934 in Leckie, WV; Ethel Roark; age 21; born in McDowell Co, WV;
single; living in Anawalt, WV; daughter of Charles and Leona.


Basil Coleman

1. "Heritage of McDowell County WV 1858-1995", Vol I, "George Coleman" article, page 122, submitted by
Cathy Duty, PO Box 301, Iaeger, WV 24844.
George Coleman; born in 1903; died in 1960; son of Adam and Matilda (sic, Surilda) Roberts
Coleman; married Angeline Kennedy; eight children: Stella, Irene, Troy W., Annalee, Sylvia, Hershel,
Hazel, and Basil.


Lonzo Hunt

1. Buchanan Co, VA; Marriage License #70 045214; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Lonzo Hunt; age 18; born 9 Apr 1952 in WV; single; this is his 1st marriage; 8th grade education' living at
Rt #3, Box 438, Mohawk, WV; son of Roland and Edna Marie (Osborne) Hunt; married on 21 Nov 1970 in
Grundy, VA; Darlene Rife; age 16; born 14 oct 1954 in WV; single; this is her 1st marriage; living at Box 485,
Mohawk, WV; daughter of James Thomas and Fredith Magline (Hurley) Rife.
2. Fanning Funeral Home; Iaeger, WV; Posted Obit.
"Lonzo ”Bateye” Hunt, 65, of Bullcreek went to be with his Heavenly Father, November 5, 2017, after a long illness in the Pikeville Area Medical Center.

"Lonzo was born April 9, 1952 in Welch, WV, a son of the late Roland and Edna Osborne Hunt. He was a former coal miner and a lover of old westerns and fast and classic cars. He was a loving, kind father and brother that raised not only his own children but helped raise many others as well.

"In addition to his parents Lonzo was preceded in death by his brother Bobby and infant brothers Billy and Darrell.

"Survivors include his children, James and Amanda Hunt of Bullcreek, their daughters Savannah and Amelia; Robin and Ricky Reed of Bullcreek, their children, Tyler, Garrett, Conner and Jerry; Tina and Frank Blankenship of Bluefield, their children, Matthew and Franklin; Nicholas Roberts of Somerset KY, and his son Emmett; Dotty Hunt Addair, the mother his children; Lonzo’s siblings, his twin brother, Fred, brothers Jimmy and Michael and sisters, Ilene, Louise and Rose; a host of nieces, nephews and special friends, Reverse and Junebug.

"The family would like to thank the staff of PAMC for their excellent care as well as Good Sheppard Nursing Home in Phelps, KY for taking care of him. Funeral services will be conducted Thursday, November 9, 2017, at 1 o’clock with Reverend Larry Rife, Reverend Willie Coleman, and Reverend William Prater officiating at the Panther Missionary Baptist Church at Panther, WV. Burial will follow in the Lonzo Hunt Cemetery at Briar Branch near Mohawk, WV...."


Darlene Riffe

1. Buchanan Co, VA; Marriage License #70 045214; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Lonzo Hunt; age 18; born 9 Apr 1952 in WV; single; this is his 1st marriage; 8th grade education' living at
Rt #3, Box 438, Mohawk, WV; son of Roland and Edna Marie (Osborne) Hunt; married on 21 Nov 1970 in
Grundy, VA; Darlene Rife; age 16; born 14 oct 1954 in WV; single; this is her 1st marriage; living at Box 485,
Mohawk, WV; daughter of James Thomas and Fredith Magline (Hurley) Rife.