McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families and Individuals

Notes


Joseph "Joe" Matney

1. 1940 Census, Buchanan Co, VA; Knox District; Burkes Road; E.D. 14-10; taken on 13 May 1940; Page 324A;
Image 23 of 50; Household #269.
Listed as Joseph Matney; age 49; born in VA; married; no education; lived in same house on 1 Apr 1935;
farmer; head of household.
2. Buchanan Co, VA; WW II Draft Registration Card #U-1581; 27 Apr 1942; LDS Web Site.
Joseph Matney; age 51; born in 1891 at Hurley, VA; farmer; living at Hurley, VA; person who will always
know address, Roy Matney, Hurley, VA; 5' 6" tall; 135 lbs; blue eyes, black hair; dark complexion.
3. Dickenson Co, VA; Marriage License #9983; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Joe Matney; age 55; born in Hurley, VA; widowed; one previous marriage; living at Gussess Fork, VA; son of
Daniel and Angeline Matney; married on 20 Apr 1967 at Clintwood, Dickenson Co, VA; Pearl Lester; age 36;
widow; one previous marrage; living at Haysi, VA; daughter of Black and Martha (Endicott) Fearl (sic/, Ferrell?)
4. FindAGrave,com Web Site; Justus-Matney Cemetery, Guesses Fork Virginia, Buchanan Co, VA submitted
by Delcia Clifton Alderson; 21 Nov 2008.
Joseph Matney; born 14 Dec 1894; died 26 Jun 1967; buried here; no grave marker photo shown;
"Joseph "Joe" Matney, 73, of Hurley, Virginia., died Sunday afternoon in Grundy Hospital, Grundy, Virginia., following a long illness.

"Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Pearl Matney; four daughters, Mrs. Maggie Justus of Hurley, Mrs. Ethel Lester of Chicago, Illinois., and Gladys and Angeline Matney of the home; five sons, Lonnie, Burl, and Henry Matney of Hurley, Sanford Matney of Fenton, Michigan, and Willie Matney of Panther, West Virginia; three step-daughters, Mrs. Cynthia Mae Asbury of Ashtabula, Ohio., and Mildred Joy Lester and Martha Jane Lester of the home., five step-sons, Lincoln Lester of Kelsa, Virginia, Junior Lester of Ashtabula, Ohio., Edward and Jimmy Lester of Hurley, McKinley Lester of Pilgrim Knob, Virginia; one brother, Garfield Matney of Hurley; two sisters, Mrs. Jane Justus of Slate Creek, Virginia; and Mrs. Louisa Ferrell of Hurley; 36 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren.

"Funeral services will be conducted Thursday at 11am at the residence of his son Lonnie Matney, with Rev. Delbert Justus, Rev. Elbert Justus, and Rev. Jink Baker officiating. Burial will follow in the Justus Matney Cemetery at Guesses Fork, Virginia.

"The body will be taken from Virginia Funeral Home of Grundy to the sons residence Tuesday at 2:30 pm.

"Family links:
Parents:
Daniel Matney (1864 - 1939)
Angeline Justus Matney (1868 - 1950)

"Siblings:
Joseph Matney (1894 - 1967)
Stewart Matney (1897 - 1966)*
Louise Matney Ferrell (1901 - 1978)*
Garfield Matney (1904 - 1979)*

*Calculated relationship..."


Roye Bailey

1. 1940 Census, Buchanan Co, VA; Knox District; Burkes Road; E.D. 14-10; taken on 13 May 1940; Page 324A;
Image 23 of 50; Household #269.
Listed as Rosa Matney; age 45; born in VA; married; no education; lived in same house on 1 Apr 1935;
in household of husband, Joseph Matney.


Burl Matney

1. 1940 Census, Buchanan Co, VA; Knox District; Burkes Road; E.D. 14-10; taken on 13 May 1940; Page 324A;
Image 23 of 50; Household #269.
Listed as Burl Matney; age 15; born in VA; 1st grade education; attending school; lived in same house on
1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Joseph Matney.


Sanford Matney

1. 1940 Census, Buchanan Co, VA; Knox District; Burkes Road; E.D. 14-10; taken on 13 May 1940; Page 324A;
Image 23 of 50; Household #269.
Listed as Sanford Matney; age 12; born in VA; 1st grade education; attending school; lived in same house
on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Joseph Matney.


Steven Warren Belcher

1. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by Susan Pescosolido Richardson, 23 Feb 2018.
" Steven Warren Belcher
Birth 6 May 1967
Death 9 Dec 2011 (aged 44)
Charleston, Kanawha County, West Virginia, USA
Burial
Roselawn Memorial Gardens
Princeton, Mercer County, West Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 187546361"

Inscription:"LIVING FOREVER IN OUR HEARTS
STEVEN W. BELCHER
1967 (Cross) 2011"


Amanda Ashley Belcher

1. Evans-Calfee Funeral Home; Pineville, WV; Posted Obit.
"Amanda Ashley Belcher, 30 of Mullens passed away on Tuesday April 21, 2020 at Raleigh General Hospital, Beckley surrounded by her family. Born December 2, 1989 in Beckley, to the late Steven Warren Belcher, and Carol Shrewsbury Johnson.

"Amanda was a 2008 graduate of Wyoming East High School, and Vocational Technical School with a certificate as a CNA. She held many jobs and loved taking care of the elderly. She studied at Valley College online with a degree in Medical Billing, Coding and just had recently finished her degree in Associate Health Services Administration. She also worked as a Project Coordinator/ Peer Recovery coach at Recovery Point West Virginia. We will never forget her fighting spirit and determination and the love she had for her family, friends, and those she tried to help.

"She was preceded in death by her father, Steven Warren Belcher in 2011, and paternal grandparents Calvin Warren and Jean Conner Belcher, and maternal grandfather Bernard Johnson.

"She is survived by her mother Carol and step father Harvey Johnson of Bluefield, Two daughters who were her pride and joy, Braelynn Jade Hall, and Brooklynn Mykah Cox. One brother, Nicholas Stephen Belcher of Bluefield, two step sisters Courtney Matney of Springville VA, Kala Johnson of Sugarland Texas, and stepbrother, Jeremiah Johnson of Morgantown. One niece Brielle Hawkins of Sugarland Texas and one nephew Kingston Matney of Springville Va. She is also survived by the love of her life, her fiancee', Billy Jarrell and his daughter Addisyn Jade Jarrell. Maternal Grandmother Mary Bishop Johnson, and step-grandmother Willie Johnson. Special Aunt, Carolyn Belcher, many more Uncles, Aunts, special cousins and mumerous friends, including two special friends Candice Jenkins and Allison Fralin and also her two faithful pets, Annie & Ariel.

"Private services will be held for Amanda, at the Jack Shrewsbury Cemetery on Barkers Ridge.

"ATTENTION: Due to the COVID-19 and under the direction of Governor Justice, we are implementing a temporary policy of FAMILY MEMBERS ONLY services. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause but the safety and well being of the family members we serve as well as our employees must be our priority at this time."


Samuel Kirby

1. 1900 Census, Wythe Co, VA; Porter's Crossroad and Austinville Precincts; taken on 20 Jun 1900;
Page 120B; Image 32 of 54; Family #288/289.
Listed as Samuel Kirby; age 40; born in Jul 1859 in VA; married 19 yrs; mine laborer, head of household.


Rachel C. Taylor

1. 1900 Census, Wythe Co, VA; Porter's Crossroad and Austinville Precincts; taken on 20 Jun 1900;
Page 120B; Image 32 of 54; Family #288/289.
Listed as Rachel C. Kirby; age 39; born in Nov 1860 in VA; married 19 yrs; 9 children, 7 living;
in household of husband, Samuel Kirby.


Minnie M. Kirby

1. 1900 Census, Wythe Co, VA; Porter's Crossroad and Austinville Precincts; taken on 20 Jun 1900;
Page 120B; Image 32 of 54; Family #288/289.
Listed as Minnie M. Kirby; age 15; born in Mar 1882 in VA; in household of father, Samuel Kirby.


George W. Kirby

1. 1900 Census, Wythe Co, VA; Porter's Crossroad and Austinville Precincts; taken on 20 Jun 1900;
Page 120B; Image 32 of 54; Family #288/289.
Listed as George W. Kirby; age 13; born in Jun 1886 in VA; in household of father, Samuel Kirby.


Edith E. Kirby

1. 1900 Census, Wythe Co, VA; Porter's Crossroad and Austinville Precincts; taken on 20 Jun 1900;
Page 120B; Image 32 of 54; Family #288/289.
Listed as Edith E. Kirby; age 8; born in Feb 1892 in VA; in household of father, Samuel Kirby.


Robert W. Kirby

1. 1900 Census, Wythe Co, VA; Porter's Crossroad and Austinville Precincts; taken on 20 Jun 1900;
Page 120B; Image 32 of 54; Family #288/289.
Listed as Robert W. Kirby; age 5; born in Jul 1894 in VA; in household of father, Samuel Kirby.


James J. Kirby

1. 1900 Census, Wythe Co, VA; Porter's Crossroad and Austinville Precincts; taken on 20 Jun 1900;
Page 120B; Image 32 of 54; Family #288/289.
Listed as James J. Kirby; age 3; born in Feb 1897 in VA; in household of father, Samuel Kirby.


Mary M. Kirby

1. 1900 Census, Wythe Co, VA; Porter's Crossroad and Austinville Precincts; taken on 20 Jun 1900;
Page 120B; Image 32 of 54; Family #288/289.
Listed as Mary M. Kirby; age 1; born in Jul 1898 in VA; in household of father, Samuel Kirby.


Pinkney Bernard Johnson

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1918); Page 270; WV Archives Web Site.
Pickney Bernard Johnson; age 32; born in Rockingham Co, NC; single black; waiter; living in NY;
son of Robert A. and Caroline; married on 15 May 1918 in Kimball, WV; Nannie Viola Lewis; age 23;
born in McDowell Co, WV; single; black; daughter of T.N. and Laura E. A.


Walter Stacy Jr

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1944); Page 40; WV Archives Web Site.
Walter Stacy, Jr; age 24; born in Panther, WV; single; living at Welch, WV; married on 4 Feb 1944 at
Welch, WV; Caroline T. Brewster; age 18; born in Asco, WV; single; living at Welch, WV; with consent
of Florence Brewster, mother of Caroline T. Brewster.
2. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 2 Aug 2014.
Walter Stacy, Jr; born in 1919; died in 1974; buried here; double headstone photo shown with wife Carolyn
T. Brewster Stacy.


Carolyn T. Brewster

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1944); Page 40; WV Archives Web Site.
Walter Stacy, Jr; age 24; born in Panther, WV; single; living at Welch, WV; married on 4 Feb 1944 at
Welch, WV; Caroline T. Brewster; age 18; born in Asco, WV; single; living at Welch, WV; with consent
of Florence Brewster, mother of Caroline T. Brewster.
2. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 2 Aug 2014.
Walter Stacy, Jr; born in 1919; died in 1974; buried here; double headstone photo shown with wife Carolyn
T. Brewster Stacy. born in 1926; no death date. (she may not be buried here.)


Frank C. Alderman

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1922); Page 297; WV Archives Web Site.
Frank C. Alderman; age 21; born in Carroll Co, VA; single; store work; living at Coalwood, WV;
son of B.P. and M.J.; married on 1 Jul 1922 at Welch, WV; Edna A. Howeth; age 21; born in
Carroll Co, VA; single; daughter of A.P. and R.B.


Edna A. Howeth

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1922); Page 297; WV Archives Web Site.
Frank C. Alderman; age 21; born in Carroll Co, VA; single; store work; living at Coalwood, WV;
son of B.P. and M.J.; married on 1 Jul 1922 at Welch, WV; Edna A. Howeth; age 21; born in
Carroll Co, VA; single; daughter of A.P. and R.B.