McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families and Individuals

Notes


Joel D. Mabus

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; "Domenica and Josephine
Miano, Miner"; Article; Page 202; submitted by Donna M. Chinsolo, 961 Magnolia Ave, Welch, WV
24801.


Melinda Sue Miano

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; "Domenica and Josephine
Miano, Miner"; Article; Page 202; submitted by Donna M. Chinsolo, 961 Magnolia Ave, Welch, WV
24801.


Mark Anthony Miano

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; "Domenica and Josephine
Miano, Miner"; Article; Page 202; submitted by Donna M. Chinsolo, 961 Magnolia Ave, Welch, WV
24801.


Connie E. Fredricks

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; "Domenica and Josephine
Miano, Miner"; Article; Page 202; submitted by Donna M. Chinsolo, 961 Magnolia Ave, Welch, WV
24801.


Nina Nichole Miano

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; "Domenica and Josephine
Miano, Miner"; Article; Page 202; submitted by Donna M. Chinsolo, 961 Magnolia Ave, Welch, WV
24801.


Renee Maureen Miano

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; "Domenica and Josephine
Miano, Miner"; Article; Page 202; submitted by Donna M. Chinsolo, 961 Magnolia Ave, Welch, WV
24801.


William Franklin "Frank" Belcher

1. Douglas Mortuary; Welch, WV; Posted Obit.
"William Franklin “Frank” Belcher, 73, of Belcher Mountain near Welch, passed away Saturday,
February 29, 2020, at the Beckley Veteran’s Medical Center in Beckley. Born August 2, 1946 in Welch, he was the son of the late Lillian Drucilla Belcher and William Owen Belcher.

"Frank was a 1967 graduate of Welch High School and a graduate of the McDowell County Vocational Technical Center as a Certified Machinist. He was also a Sargent in the U.S. Army and a Vietnam Veteran. Frank worked at several coal mines and was a Police Officer for the Town of Kimball prior to becoming disabled. Frank was an Ordained Minister who served as Moderator in several local Old Regular Baptist Churches and he was a member of the Elkhorn Old Regular Baptist Church of Belcher Mountain for over 50 years.

"In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by one son, Robert Franklin Belcher; two brothers-in-law, Lawrence Rose and Tommy Dalton.

"Those left to cherish his memories are his loving wife of 49 years, Ruth G. Belcher of the home; one daughter, Joyce Barrett and husband Jeffery; one grandson, Ethan Barrett all of Belcher Mt.; two sisters, Mary Rose of Belcher Mountain-Welch, Wanda Dalton of Rocky Mount, VA; two brothers, Hersie Belcher and wife Judy of Belcher Mt., Clarence Belcher and wife Connie of Bluefield; one aunt, Alice Belcher of Welch; and a host of nieces, nephews and cousins.

"Funeral Services will be conducted Thursday, March 5, 2020 at 12:00 Noon from the Elkhorn Old Regular Baptist Church on Belcher Mt. with Elders Roger Walker, Johnny Caves, Gene Green, and Hersie Belcher officiating. Burial will follow at the Elkhorn Church Cemetery on Belcher Mt. with committal services by Elders Lonnie Mullins and Dennie Lee Mullins. Military Graveside Rites will be conducted by the V.F.W. Post 1144 of Iaeger.

"Friends may call at the church Wednesday evening from 5 to 8 PM.
Pallbearers will be James Rose, Brian Belcher, Curtis Baldwin, David Cepelnik, Greg Belcher, Andrew Belcher, John Belcher and Aiden Cepelnik. Honorary pallbearers will be Jeff Barrett, Donnie Walker, Kenny Belcher and Owen Cepelnik.

"In lieu of flowers the family requests that donations may be made to the Elkhorn Church Cemetery Fund, P.O. Box 861, Welch, WV 248 01.

"The Douglas Mortuary in Welch is assisting the Belcher family. Online condolences may be made to the family at www.douglasmortuary.com"


William Cummings Sr

1. FindAGrave.com Website; submitted by Graves; 6 Jun 2012; maintained by Crypt Tonight.
" William Cummings Sr.
Birth 1853
Death 1938 (aged 84–85)
Burial
West Laurel Hill Cemetery
Bala Cynwyd, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, USA
Plot Moreland 463
Memorial ID 91500538"


Barry Wayne Reese

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; "Eugene Walford Puckett";
Article; Page 226; submitted by Sara Lynn Puckett Reese, 598 Whitley Ridge Road, North Tazewell,
VA 24630.


Sara Lynn Puckett

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; "Eugene Walford Puckett";
Article; Page 226; submitted by Sara Lynn Puckett Reese, 598 Whitley Ridge Road, North Tazewell,
VA 24630.


Barry Lee Reese

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; "Eugene Walford Puckett";
Article; Page 226; submitted by Sara Lynn Puckett Reese, 598 Whitley Ridge Road, North Tazewell,
VA 24630.


Joseph Sherman"Joe" Johnson

1. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; Berwind; taken 8 Jan 1920; Page 69A; Image
5 of 43; Family #50/50.
Listed as Joe Johnson; age 9; born in VA; in household of father, James B. Johnson.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1950); Page 391; WV Archives Web Site.
Joe Sherman Johnson; age 39; born in Tazewell, VA; single; living at War, WV; married on 7 Dec
1950 in Welch, WV; Geneva Walkanis; age 35; born in Buffalo, NY; widow; living at War, WV.
3. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by Dottie; 8 Jun 2010.
" Joe S Johnson
Birth 9 Feb 1911
West Virginia, USA
Death 9 Oct 1983 (aged 72)
Virginia, USA
Burial
Rosewood Memorial Park
Virginia Beach, Virginia Beach City, Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 53411672"

Inscription: PFC US Army * World War II


Geneva Bachnick

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1950); Page 391; WV Archives Web Site.
Joe Sherman Johnson; age 39; born in Tazewell, VA; single; living at War, WV; married on 7 Dec
1950 in Welch, WV; Geneva Walkanis; age 35; born in Buffalo, NY; widow; living at War, WV.
2. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by Dottie; 8 Jun 2010.
" Geneva B Johnson
Birth 19 Jan 1915
Death 24 Nov 1997 (aged 82)
Burial
Rosewood Memorial Park
Virginia Beach, Virginia Beach City, Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 53411663"


Tony Colobro

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Kimball; E.D. 24-26; taken 12 Apr 1940;
Page 537B; Image 26 of 42; Household #264.
Listed as Tony Colobro; age 16; born in WV; single; 1 yr HS education; attending school; lived in
same house on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father Dominick Colobro.