McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families and Individuals

Notes


Ralph Stanley

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Vivian; E.D. 24-32; taken 18 Apr 1940; Page
637A; Image 16 of 47; Household #131.
Listed as Ralph Stanley; age 25; born in WV; single; 4 yrs HS education; lived in same house
on 1 Apr 1935; lamp man for coal mine; in household of father, James O. Stanley.


Laura Belle Beam

1. 1900 Census, Floyd Co, GA; Vans Villiage 1478 Militia District; taken on 11 Jun 1900; Page 298B;
Image 12 of 20; 101/104.
Listed as Laura Beem; age 8; born in Jul 1891 in GA; in household of father, James W. Beam.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1916); Page 124; WV WV Archives Web Site via LDS Web Site.
T.H. Holshouser; age 27; born in Rowan Co, NC; single; miner; living at Davy, WV; son of Milas M. and Laura;
married on 28 Oct 1916 at Welch, WV; Laura Belle Beam; age 26; born in Floyd Co, GA; single; daughter of
James and Hattie.
3. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; taken on 12 Jan 1920; Page 217B; Image 10 of 18;
Family #139/143.
Listed as Laura Holshouser; age 29; born in GA; married; in household of husband, Travis H. Holshouser.
4. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Exter Road; taken on 10 Apr 1930; Page 203B;
Image 22 of 76; Family #191/204.
Listed as Laura Holshouser; age 40; born in GA; married at 13; in household of husband, Travis H. Holshouser.
5. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #8884; WV Archives Web Site.
Laura Bell Holshouser; age 64; born 2 Jul 1889 in Rome, GA; widow; living at Roderfield, WV; daughter of
John (sic, James) Beam and unknown mother; died 3 Jul 1953 at Roderfield, WV; due to injuries suffered in automobile
acciden on US 52; buried 6 Jul 1953 in Roderfield; informant. Mrs. Leona Whitt.
6. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 26 Feb 2014.
Laura Bell Dean (sic, Beam) Holshouser; born in 1889 in GA; died in 1953; buried here; grave marker photo shown.


Thomas Peery Asbury

1. West Virginia Births, 1853-1930; LDS Web Site.
"Name Thomas Peery Asbury
Event Type Birth
Event Date 11 Jul 1891
Event Place Cucumber, McDowell, West Virginia, United States
Gender Male
Father's Name Rufus Perkins Asbury
Mother's Name Nannie Brewster"
2. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Big Creek Township, taken on 13 Jun 1900, Family #120.
Listed as Thomas P. Asbury, age 8, born in Jul 1887 in WV, in household of father, Rufus Asberry.
3. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Big Creek District, taken on 12 May 1910, Page 208B,
Family #384.
Listed as Thomas C. Asberry, age 19, born in WV, in household of father, Rufus K. Asberry
4. United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918; LDS Web Site.
"Name Thomas Parry Asbury
Event Type Draft Registration
Event Date 1917-1918
Event Place McDowell County no 2, West Virginia, United States
Gender Male
Nationality United States
Birth Date 11 Jul 1891
Birthplace Cucumber, West Virginia, United States"
5. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; Squire; E.D. 23-24; taken 21 May 1940; Page
473B; Image 22 of 49; Household #172.
Listed as Thomas Asbury; age 49; born in WV; married; 7th grade education; lived in same place on
1 Apr 1935; coal cutter for coal company; head of household.
6. United States World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942; LDS Web Site.
"Name Thomas Perry Asbury
Event Type Draft Registration
Event Date 1942
Event Place Squire, McDowell, West Virginia, United States
Residence Place Squire, McDowell, West Virginia
Gender Male
Employer Thomas Perry/Asbury
Birth Date 11 Feb 1891"
7. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by Michael & Terry; 12 Aug 2018.
" Thomas Perry Asbury
Birth 11 Jul 1891
West Virginia, USA
Death 3 May 1964 (aged 72)
Burial
Grandview Memorial Gardens
North Tazewell, Tazewell County, Virginia"


Navada "Vada" McCoy

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; Squire; E.D. 23-24; taken 21 May 1940; Page
473B; Image 22 of 49; Household #172.
Listed as Vadie Asbury; age 44; born in KY; married; 3rd grade education; lived in same place on
1 Apr 1935; in household of husband, Thomas P. Asbury.
2. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by Michael & Terry; 12 Aug 2018.
" Navada “Vadie” McCoy Asbury
Birth 14 Nov 1896
Kentucky, USA
Death 25 Dec 1978 (aged 82)
Virginia, USA
Burial
Grandview Memorial Gardens
North Tazewell, Tazewell County, Virginia"


Irene Rose Asbury

1. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by GraveRobber; 19 Feb 2011.
" Irene Rose Asbury Lester
Birth 19 Mar 1922
West Virginia, USA
Death 26 Feb 2003 (aged 80)
Burial
Mount Olivet Cemetery
Stotlers Crossroads, Morgan County, West Virginia"


Donald Asbury

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; Squire; E.D. 23-24; taken 21 May 1940; Page
473B; Image 22 of 49; Household #172.
Listed as Donald Asbury; age 2; born in WV; in household of father, Thomas P. Asbury.


William Joseph Blanchard

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1954); Page 295; WV Archives Web Site.
William Joseph Blanchard; age 23; born in Odd, WV; single; living in Basin, WV; son of Jesse E. and
Icie Susan (Meadows) Blanchard; married on 23 Nov 1954 in Basin, WV; Beulah Ethel McKinney;
Age 16; born and living in Basin, WV; single; daughter of Carl and Rosy McKinney.


Beulah Ethel McKinney

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1954); Page 295; WV Archives Web Site.
William Joseph Blanchard; age 23; born in Odd, WV; single; living in Basin, WV; son of Jesse E. and
Icie Susan (Meadows) Blanchard; married on 23 Nov 1954 in Basin, WV; Beulah Ethel McKinney;
Age 16; born and living in Basin, WV; single; daughter of Carl and Rosy McKinney.
2. Tankersley Funeral Home; Mullens, WV; Posted Obit.
"Beulah Ethel Blanchard, 81, of Soak Creek, passed away on Saturday, February 1, 2020 in a Beckley hospital.

"Services will be 2:00 P.M., Saturday, February 8, 2020 at Tankersley Funeral Home Chapel, Mullens. Burial will follow in the Odd Cemetery, Odd.

'Friends may call one hour prior to services Saturday at the funeral home.

"Online condolences may be expressed to the family at www.tankersleyfh.com.

"The family of Beulah Blanchard is being cared for by Tankersley Funeral Home, Mullens."


Robert Rudy Williams

1. Russell Co, VA; Marriage License #70 013022; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Robert Rudy Williams; age 32; born 9 Aug 1937 in WV; single; this is his 1st marriage; 3 yrs HS
education; living at Box 50, Maybeury, WV; son of Ed and Eleva (Arnold) Williams; married on 15 Apr
1970 in Lebanon, VA; Patty Jo Branson; age 27; born 12 Apr 1943 in WV; single; this is her 1st
marriage; 2 yrs HS education; living at Welch, WV; daughter of John and Edna (Crissman) Branson.


Patty Jo Branson

1. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Vitginia, 1858-1999"; Volume II; by Geneva Steele, Sandra
Long and Tom Hatcher; Pages 171-173; "Tommy Branson" article; submitted by Tommy Branson,
1612 Gardiner Lane, Louisville, KY 40205.
2. Russell Co, VA; Marriage License #70 013022; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Robert Rudy Williams; age 32; born 9 Aug 1937 in WV; single; this is his 1st marriage; 3 yrs HS
education; living at Box 50, Maybeury, WV; son of Ed and Eleva (Arnold) Williams; married on 15 Apr
1970 in Lebanon, VA; Patty Jo Branson; age 27; born 12 Apr 1943 in WV; single; this is her 1st
marriage; 2 yrs HS education; living at Welch, WV; daughter of John and Edna (Crissman) Branson.


Henry C. Williams

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Mohegan; E.D. 24-37; taken on 5/6 Apr
1940; Page 748A; Image 9 of 35; Household #71.
Listed as Henry Williams; age 43; born in OH; married; 3rd grade education; lived in same place
on 1 Apr 1935; loader in coal mine; head of household.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1944); Page 69; WV Archives Web Site.
Henry Williams; age 47; born in OH; widowed; living at Mohegan, WV; married on 24 Feb 1944
at Capels, WV; Elsie Bishop; age 21; born at Shannon Branch, WV; single; living at Mohegan, WV.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #'66 013415; WV Archives Web Site.
Henry C. Williams; age 69; born 29 Mar 1897 in Jackson, OH; married; retired miner; living at Davy,
WV; son of Joseph and Jennie (Shepherd) Williams; died 19 Aug 1966 in Grace Hospital, Welch,
WV; due to cerebral thrombosis with encephalomalacia; buried 22 Aug 1966 in Iaeger Memorial
Cemetery, Roderfield, WV.
4. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
Keneth Bowen; 15 Aug 1912; headstone photo added by B. Walls.
Henry Williams; born 9 Mar 1897; died 19 Aug 1966; buried here; headstone photo shown.


Elsie Bishop

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1944); Page 69; WV Archives Web Site.
Henry Williams; age 47; born in OH; widowed; living at Mohegan, WV; married on 24 Feb 1944
at Capels, WV; Elsie Bishop; age 21; born at Shannon Branch, WV; single; living at Mohegan, WV.
2. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Elsie Bishop Williams
[Elsie Williams]
[Elsie Bishop Bishop]
Gender: Female
Race: White
Birth Date: 10 Jan 1923
Birth Place: Shannon Bran, West Virginia
[Capels, West Virginia]
Death Date: 26 Dec 1988
Father: Noah Bishop
Mother: Cindy Bishop
SSN: 236867335
Notes: Mar 1969: Name listed as ELSIE BISHOP WILLIAMS;
28 Sep 1977: Name listed as ELSIE WILLIAMS"
3. Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Elsie Williams
SSN: 236-86-7335
Last Residence:
24828 Davy, Mcdowell, West Virginia, USA
BORN: 10 Jan 1923
Died: 26 Dec 1988
State (Year) SSN issued: West Virginia (1968)
4. Find A Grave Index, 1600s-Current; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Elsie Bishop Williams
Birth Date: 10 Jan 1923
Death Date: 25 Dec 1988
Cemetery: Justice Cemetery
Burial or Cremation Place: Asco, McDowell County, West Virginia, United States of America
Has Bio?: N
URL: http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-..."


Rex Allen Passwater

1. Indiana, Marriage Certificates, 1917-2005; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Rex Allen Passwater
Gender: Male
Age: 48
Birth Date: abt 1952
Birth Place: Indiana
Marriage Date: 22 Jun 2000
Marriage Place: Pendleton, Madison, Indiana, USA
Father: Tedd Passwater
Mother: Mary Evelyn Passwater
Spouse: Lisa Marie Mullins
Certificate Number: 27720"


Lisa Marie Akeman

1. Indiana, Marriage Certificates, 1917-2005; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Lisa Marie Mullins
[Lisa Marie Akemon]
Gender: Female
Age: 43
Birth Date: abt 1957
Birth Place: California
Marriage Date: 22 Jun 2000
Marriage Place: Pendleton, Madison, Indiana, USA
Father: Jerry Akemon
Mother: Rinda Akemon
Spouse: Rex Allen Passwater
Certificate Number: 27720"


Homer Wallace Richards

1. McDowell Co, WV: Marriage Records; Vol #__(1946); Page 494; WV Archives Web Site.
Homer W. Richards; age 21; born in Hensley, WV; single; living at Asco, WV; married on 3 Jun 1946
at Welch, WV; Nannie Mullins; age 23; born and living at Davy, WV; single;.


Nannie Mae Mullins

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Davy; taken on 16 Apr 1930; Page 228B;
Image 71 of 75; Family #28/29.
Listed as Nannie Mullins; age 7; born in WV; in household of father, Kelly Mullins.
2. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Davy; E.D. 24-35; Page 697B; Image
11 of 57; Household #96.
Listed as Nannie Mullens; age 16; born in WV; single; 6th grade education; not attending school;
lived in same place on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Kelly Mullins.
3. McDowell Co, WV: Marriage Records; Vol #__(1946); Page 494; WV Archives Web Site.
Homer W. Richards; age 21; born in Hensley, WV; single; living at Asco, WV; married on 3 Jun 1946
at Welch, WV; Nannie Mullins; age 23; born and living at Davy, WV; single..
4. United States Public Records, 1970-2009; LDS Web Site.
"Name Nannie Richards
Residence Date 29 Oct 2007
Residence Place Bunker Hill, West Virginia, United States
Birth Date 26 May 1923
Phone Number ..."
"Phone Number Recorded Date 29 Oct 2007
Address 83 Remington Ct
Address Continued Bunker Hill, West Virginia 25413
Address Date 29 Oct 2007
2nd Address Fairmont Trlr 10
2nd Address Continued Davy, West Virginia 24828
2nd Address Date 01 Oct 1998
3rd Address 411 RR 1 Box
3rd Address Continued Davy, West Virginia 24828
3rd Address Date 01 Dec 1996
Possible Relatives Homer Wallace Richards, Linda Lou Richards, Melissa Ann Richards"
5. Social Security Death Index: LDS Web Site.
"Age 82
Given Name Nannie
Surname Richards
Birth Date 26 May 1923
State West virginia
Last Place of Residence Mercer, West virginia
Previous Residence Postal Code 24740
Event Date 02 Dec 2005"
6. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Nannie Mae Mullins
[Nannie Mae Richards]
[Nannie Richards]
Gender: Female
Race: White
Birth Date: 26 May 1923
Birth Place: Davy Davy Mc, West Virginia
[Davy Mcd, West Virginia]
Death Date: 2 Dec 2005
Father: Kelley Mullins
Mother: Rosa Walker
SSN: 235308414
Notes: Jan 1942: Name listed as NANNIE MAE MULLINS;
Jun 1954: Name listed as NANNIE MAE RICHARDS;
09 Dec 2005: Name listed as NANNIE RICHARDS"


Lawrence Edward Stacy

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1965); Page 246; WV Archives Web Site.
Lawrence Edward Stacy; age 18; born 3 Sep 1946 in Welch, WV; single; living at Wyoming, WV son of
William Russell and Elizabeth (McCoy) Stacy; married on 4 Sep 1965 at Wyoming, WV; Brenda Faye
Newsome; age 17; born 15 Dec 1947 in KY; single; living at Brenton, WV; daughter of Edward and Ollie
(Tackett) Newsome.
2. Stafford Funeral Home; Lynco, WV; Posted Obit.
"Lawrence Edward Stacy, 70, of Pineville, WV passed away on Sunday, February 5, 2017 at Raleigh General
Hospital, Beckley, WV. He was born on September 3, 1946 in Welch, WV a son of the late William Russell
and Elizabeth McCoy Stacy. In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by a brother Roger Lee Stacy.
Survivors include his loving wife of 51 years Brenda Faye Newsome Stacy; two sons William Edward Stacy
of Statesville, NC and Lawrence Edward Stacy of Cornelius, NC; a brother Grant (Stella) Stacy of Itman;
three grandchildren Savannah Stacy, Gabby Stacy and Reagan Stacy; and a host of other loving family and
friends. Funeral services will be held at 1:00 PM on Thursday, February 9, 2017 in the Chapel of Stafford
Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV with Bro. Russell McCoy officiating. He will be laid to rest in Palm
Memorial Gardens, Matheny, WV. ...


Brenda Faye Newsom

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1965); Page 246; WV Archives Web Site.
Lawrence Edward Stacy; age 18; born 3 Sep 1946 in Welch, WV; single; living at Wyoming, WV son of
William Russell and Elizabeth (McCoy) Stacy; married on 4 Sep 1965 at Wyoming, WV; Brenda Faye
Newsome; age 17; born 15 Dec 1947 in KY; single; living at Brenton, WV; daughter of Edward and Ollie
(Tackett) Newsome.