Selected Families and Individuals

Notes


Edward Harvey Davidson

1. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1999"; 1999; By Geneva Steel, Tom
Hatcher and Sandra Long; "John and Elizabeth Pocs Gall"; Article; Page 147; submitted by Esther
Sebastian, Berwind, WV 24815.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1949); Page 439; WV Archives Web Site.
Edward Harvey Davidson; age 21; born in Canebrake, WV; single; living in Vallscreek, WV; married
on 16 Aug 1949 in Welch, WV; Mary Mageline Aleshire; age 18; born in Jenkinjones, WV; single;
living at Berwind, WV; with consent of Virbie Aleshire, mother of Mary Mageline Aleshire.


Mary Magdalene Alshire

1. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1999"; 1999; By Geneva Steel, Tom
Hatcher and Sandra Long; "John and Elizabeth Pocs Gall"; Article; Page 147; submitted by Esther
Sebastian, Berwind, WV 24815.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1949); Page 439; WV Archives Web Site.
Edward Harvey Davidson; age 21; born in Canebrake, WV; single; living in Vallscreek, WV; married
on 16 Aug 1949 in Welch, WV; Mary Mageline Aleshire; age 18; born in Jenkinjones, WV; single;
living at Berwind, WV; with consent of Virbie Aleshire, mother of Mary Mageline Aleshire.


Nancy Ann Miller

1. FindAGrave.com Website; submitted by GLiveoak; 19 Jun 2013.
" Nancy Ann Miller McIntosh
Birth 4 Nov 1841
Jackson, Breathitt County, Kentucky, USA
Death 10 Aug 1933 (aged 91)
Jackson, Breathitt County, Kentucky, USA
Burial
Risner Point Cemetery
Breathitt County, Kentucky, USA
Memorial ID 112597534"


Okey Ray Ford

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Bradshaw; E.D. 24-6; taken 20 Apr 1940;
Page 1205B; Image 48 of 133; Household #368.
Listed as Okey R. Ford; age 9; born in WV; 3rd grade education; attending school; lived in same
house on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Okey V. Ford.
2. U.S., Korean War Casualties, 1950-1957; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Okey R Ford
Race: White
Home State: West Virginia
Casualty Date: 8 Aug 1950
Casualty Country: South Korea
Casualty Type: Died-Nonbattle (US) OR Separated from Army (US) OR Current Wounded (US) OR Returned to Duty (US)
Group: Separated from Army (US)
Branch: Infantry
Component: USA - RA (Reg Army)
Rank: Private E-2
Pay Grade: Private E-2
Previous Detail: Seriously wounded in action by missile
Disposed Date: 26 Aug 1950
Disposed Place: V0
Organization: In Div - 24th
Element Sequence: Cv Div Cav Regt Inf
Disposition: Separated for disability
Unit #: 0019
Service Occupation: Supply Clerk"
3. Dickenson Co, VA; Marriage License #16241; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Okey Ray Ford; age 21; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; soldier; living at Bradshaw, WV; son of
Okey and Maudie (Atwell) Ford; married on 5 Jun 1951 at Clintwood, VA; Janet Lorraine Perdue; age
21; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; living at Bartley, WV; daughter of Millard and Leana (Wray)
Perdue.
4. U.S. Public Records Index, 1950-1993, Volume 1; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Okey Ray Ford
[Okey Ford]
Residence Date: 1995
Address: 2 T
Residence: Gladehill, VA
Postal Code: 24092
Second Residence Date: 1996
Second Address: 102 Farm View Rd
Second Residence: Glade Hill, VA
Second Postal Code: 24092-1745"


Janet Lorraine Perdue

1. Dickenson Co, VA; Marriage License #16241; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Okey Ray Ford; age 21; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; soldier; living at Bradshaw, WV; son of
Okey and Maudie (Atwell) Ford; married on 5 Jun 1951 at Clintwood, VA; Janet Lorraine Perdue; age
21; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; living at Bartley, WV; daughter of Millard and Leana (Wray)
Perdue.
2. FindAgrave.com Web Site; submitted by Michael; 9 May 2013.
"Janet Lorraine Perdue Ford
BIRTH 21 Mar 1932
Bartley, McDowell County, West Virginia, USA
DEATH 5 May 2013 (aged 81)
Roanoke, Roanoke City, Virginia, USA
BURIAL
Franklin Memorial Park
Rocky Mount, Franklin County, Virginia, USA
MEMORIAL ID 110260590"

Additional Information Posted:
"Janet "Lorraine" Perdue Ford, age 81 of Glade Hill, passed away Sunday, May 5, 2013. She was born March 21, 1932, in Bartley, WV. She was preceded in death by her infant daughter, Charlotte Ann Ford; parents Millard and Lena Perdue; and an infant brother James Elwood Perdue. Surviving are her husband of almost 62 years, Okey Ray Ford; her children Kathy Rae and Tommy Cundiff, Pat and Terry Schronce, Terri and Frank Hodges; grandchildren, T.C. III and Melissa Cundiff, Jeremy Ray Cundiff, Lena Heather and Derek Allen, Robbie and Tiffany Hodges, and Kyle and Mary Hodges; great grandchildren, Raegan Allen, Olivia Allen, Karley Cundiff, Esrina Rae Hodges, and Tucker Hodges. Lorraine greatly loved her family. She was a devout Christian wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. God and family was of the utmost importance in her life. She also loved her Franklin Heights Baptist Church family and her Redwood United Methodist Church family. Her family asks that in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to either Franklin Heights Baptist Church or Redwood United Methodist Church. Funeral services will be conducted from Franklin Heights Baptist Church 11am Tuesday with Dr. Stan Parris officiating. Interment will follow in Franklin Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at Lynch Conner-Bowman Funeral Home, 140 Floyd Avenue, Rocky Mount. www.lynchconnerbowman.com"


Charlotte Anne Ford

1. FindAgrave.com Web Site; submitted by TN Girls; 11 Jan 2019.
"Charlotte Ray (sic, Anne) Ford
BIRTH 23 Apr 1952
Bartley, McDowell County, West Virginia, USA
DEATH 24 Apr 1952 (aged 1 day)
McDowell County, West Virginia, USA
BURIAL
Bradshaw Cemetery
Bradshaw, McDowell County, West Virginia, USA
MEMORIAL ID 195966002"

Additional Information Posted:
"Infant daughter of Okey Ray Ford and Janet Lorraine Perdue Ford

"Please refer to West Virginia Death Certificate #6244 Baby Girl Ford, age one day.
This document listed burial place as Bradshaw Cemetery."


Herman Collins

1. 1920 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Baileysville District; taken on 22 Jan 1920; Page 142A;
Family #129/135.
Listed as Herman Collins; age 3 yrs, 3 mons; born in WV; in household of father, Erastus S.
Collins.
2. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; taken on 17 Apr 1930; page 64A;
Family #485/503.
Listed as Herman Collins; age 13; born in WV; in household of father, Erastus S. Collins.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1935); Page 243; WV Archives Web Site.
Herman Collins; age 21; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; miner; living at Hensley, WV; son of R.S.
and Clileen; married on 29 Apr 1935 in Welch, WV; Sarah Bell Tracy; age 21; born in McDowell Co,
WV; single; living in Hensley, WV; daughter of Robert and Nora.


Sarah Belle Tracy

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1935); Page 243; WV Archives Web Site.
Herman Collins; age 21; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; miner; living at Hensley, WV; son of R.S.
and Clileen; married on 29 Apr 1935 in Welch, WV; Sarah Bell Tracy; age 21; born in McDowell Co,
WV; single; living in Hensley, WV; daughter of Robert and Nora.


Betty Sue Belcher

1. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Vitginia, 1858-1999"; Volume II; by Geneva Steele, Sandra
Long and Tom Hatcher; Pages 168-169; "Mabel Belcher" article; submitted by Geneva Steele; HC
61, Box 37-B, Paynesville, WV 24873.


William Harold Hurst Sr

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; Peapatch; E.D. 24-20; taken 29 Apr 1940; Page
391B; Image 42 of 62; Household #332.
Listed as William Herald Hurst; age4; born in WV; in household of father, William C. Hurst.
2. Raleigh Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1958); Page 270; WV Archives Web Site.
William Harold Hurst; age 23; born 6 oct 1935 in Caretta, WV; living at Brenton, WV; son of William
and Ethel Hurst; married on 25 Nov 1958 in Beckley, WV; Mary Elizabeth Sheppard; age 18; born
13 Feb 1940 in Glen Rogers, WV; single; living at Sprague, WV; daughter of Clyde and Vada
Sheppard.
3. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by Karen Burroughs-Grissom; 14 Apr 2018.
" William Harold Hurst
Birth 1935
Death 2008 (aged 72–73)
Burial
Trinity Memorial Gardens
Waldorf, Charles County, Maryland, USA "


Mary Elizabeth Shepherd

1. Raleigh Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1958); Page 270; WV Archives Web Site.
William Harold Hurst; age 23; born 6 oct 1935 in Caretta, WV; living at Brenton, WV; son of William
and Ethel Hurst; married on 25 Nov 1958 in Beckley, WV; Mary Elizabeth Sheppard; age 18; born
13 Feb 1940 in Glen Rogers, WV; single; living at Sprague, WV; daughter of Clyde and Vada
Sheppard.


Albert Nicholas Collins

1. U.S., Department of Veterans Affairs BIRLS Death File, 1850-2010; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Albert Collins
Gender: Male
Birth Date: 6 Dec 1924
Death Date: 16 Jan 1996
Cause of Death: Natural
SSN: 207168779
Branch 1: NAVY
Enlistment Date 1: 9 Oct 1942
Release Date 1: 20 Mar 1946
Branch 2: NAVY
Enlistment Date 2: 16 Nov 1950
Release Date 2: 11 Mar 1952"
2. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Albert Nicholas Collins
[Albert Collins]
Gender: Male
Race: White
Birth Date: 6 Dec 1924
Birth Place: Gary Mac Dol, West Virginia
Death Date: 16 Jan 1996
Father: Matthew Collins
Mother: Anne Lukart
SSN: 207168779
Notes: Jun 1942: Name listed as ALBERT NICHOLAS COLLINS;
19 Jan 1996: Name listed as ALBERT COLLINS"
3. Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Albert Collins
SSN: 207-16-8779
Last Residence:
07003 Bloomfield, Essex, New Jersey, USA
BORN: 6 Dec 1924
Died: 16 Jan 1996
State (Year) SSN issued: Pennsylvania (Before 1951)"
4. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by T.V.F.T.H.; 30 jun 2012.
" Albert N. Collins
Birth unknown
Death Jan 1996
Burial
Gate of Heaven Cemetery
East Hanover, Morris County, New Jersey, USA "