McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Familie and Individuals

Notes


Albert Gentry Sells

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1920); Page 388: WV Archives Web Site.
Alber (sic, Albert) Sell(s); age 29; born in Gracession (sic, Grayson) Co, VA; single; miner; living at
Switchback, WV; son of Andrew and Caroline Sell(s); married on 8 May 1920 at Welch, WV; Reedy
Agnew; age 12; born in Floyd Co, VA; single; daughter of John and Mollie Agnew.
2.1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Elkhorn District; Switchback; E.D. 24-50; taken 8 Apr 1940; Page
964A; Image 21 of 28; Household #188.
Listed as Albert Sells; age 47; born in VA; married; 7th grade education; lived in same house on 1
Apr 1935; laborer in coal mine; head of household.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #11901; WV Archives Web Site.
Albert Gentry Sells; age 53 yrs, 4 mons, 1 day; born 21 May 1892 in Grayson Co, VA; married; hsband
of Reedie Sells, age 51; miner; SS#233-07-9494; living at Switchback, WV; son of Andy Sells and
unknown mother; died 22 Sep 1945 in Maybeury, WV; due to mining accident; slate fall on his head;
buried 24 Sep 1945 in Woodlawn, Bluefield (sic, Bluewell), WV; informant, Reedie Sells,
Switchback, WV.
4. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by JFGW; 14 Jul 2013.
" Albert Gentry Sells
Birth 21 May 1892
Grayson County, Virginia, USA
Death 22 Sep 1945 (aged 53)
Maybeury, McDowell County, West Virginia, USA
Burial
Woodlawn Memorial Park
Bluewell, Mercer County, West Virginia, USA "

Additional Information Posted:
"Son of Andrew "Andy" Sells of Grayson County, Virginia. Husband of Jureda K "Reedie" Agnew Sells. Died in a coal mine accident...."


Jureda Kaye "Reedie" Agnew

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1920); Page 388: WV Archives Web Site.
Alber (sic, Albert) Sell(s); age 29; born in Gracession (sic, Grayson) Co, VA; single; miner; living at
Switchback, WV; son of Andrew and Caroline Sell(s); married on 8 May 1920 at Welch, WV; Reedy
Agnew; age 12; born in Floyd Co, VA; single; daughter of John and Mollie Agnew.
2. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Elkhorn District; Switchback; E.D. 24-50; taken 8 Apr 1940; Page
964A; Image 21 of 28; Household #188.
Listed as Reda Sells; age 46; born in VA; married; 1 yr HS education; lived in same house on 1
Apr 1935; in household of husband, Albert G. Sells.


Buford Lee Sells

1. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Buford Lee Sells
[Buford L Sells]
Gender: Male
Race: White
Birth Date: 31 Oct 1917
Birth Place: Switchback M, West Virginia
Death Date: 10 Dec 1991
Father: Albert G Sells
Mother: Reedie Agnew
SSN: 235071025
Notes: Nov 1936: Name listed as BUFORD LEE SELLS;
03 Jun 1993: Name listed as BUFORD L SELLS"


Gentry Sells

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Elkhorn District; Switchback; E.D. 24-50; taken 8 Apr 1940; Page
964A; Image 21 of 28; Household #188.
Listed as Gentry Sells; age 19; born in WV; single; 2 yrs HS education; lived in same house on 1
Apr 1935; laborer in coal mine; in household of father, Albert G. Sells.


Almena Mae Sells

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Elkhorn District; Switchback; E.D. 24-50; taken 8 Apr 1940; Page
964A; Image 21 of 28; Household #188.
Listed as Mae Sells; age 17; born in WV; single; 2 yrs HS education; not attending school; lived in
same house on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Albert G. Sells.
2. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by Valerie Wixen Thruelsen; 5 Jul 2019.
" Almena Mae Sells Jones
Birth 1923
West Virginia, USA
Death 2009 (aged 85–86)
Burial
Masonic Cemetery
Fallbrook, San Diego County, California, USA
Plot Section: Willow, Row C, Lot 206b
Memorial ID 200843346"


Spencer Jackson Sells

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Elkhorn District; Switchback; E.D. 24-50; taken 8 Apr 1940; Page
964A; Image 21 of 28; Household #188.
Listed as Spencer Sells; age 7; born in WV; 2nd grade education; attending school; lived in
same house on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Albert G. Sells.
2. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Spencer Jackson Sells
[Spencer Sells]
Gender: Male
Race: White
Birth Date: 11 Oct 1932
Birth Place: Switchback M, West Virginia
Death Date: Oct 1983
Father: Albert G Sells
Mother: Reedie Agnew
SSN: 234467111
Notes: Mar 1948: Name listed as SPENCER JACKSON SELLS;
28 Dec 1987: Name listed as SPENCER SELLS"


Wanda Sells

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Elkhorn District; Switchback; E.D. 24-50; taken 8 Apr 1940; Page
964A; Image 21 of 28; Household #188.
Listed as Wanda Sells; age 2; born in WV; in household of father, Albert G. Sells.


James P. Stroupe

1. 1910 Census, Wythe Co, VA; Hanleys Precinct; taken on 15 Apr 1910; Page 146A; Image 1 of 36;
Family #8/8.
Listed as James P. Stroup; age 51; born in VA; married once for 31 yrs; farmer; head of household.
2. 1920 Census, Wythe Co, VA; Speedwell District; Henlys Precinct; taken on 2 Jan 1920; Page 145A;
Image 1 of 6; Family #2/2.
Listed as James P. Stroupe; age 60; born in VA; married; farmer; head of household.


Lenie J. Roberts

1. 1910 Census, Wythe Co, VA; Hanleys Precinct; taken on 15 Apr 1910; Page 146A; Image 1 of 36;
Family #8/8.
Listed as Linnie J. Stroup; age 48; born in VA; married once for 31 yrs; 8 children; 6 living; in
household of husband, James P. Stroupe.
2. 1920 Census, Wythe Co, VA; Speedwell District; Henlys Precinct; taken on 2 Jan 1920; Page 145A;
Image 1 of 6; Family #2/2.
Listed as Linnie Stroupe; age 56; born in VA; married; in household of husband, James P. Stroupe.


Amanda J. Stroupe

1. 1910 Census, Wythe Co, VA; Hanleys Precinct; taken on 15 Apr 1910; Page 146A; Image 1 of 36;
Family #8/8.
Listed as Mandy J. Stroup; age 16; born in VA; single; household of father, James P. Stroupe.


Joseph Dotson

1. Dickenson Co, VA; Marriage License #16290; Ancestry.com Website.
Joseph S. (?) Dotson; age 75; born in Pike Co, KY; widowed; farmer; this is his 3rd marriage; living
in Grundy, VA; son of John S. and Rhoda (Dotson) Dotson; married on 23 Jun 1951 in Clintwood, VA;
Elizabeth Thornsbury; maiden name Coleman; age 55; born in Pike Co, KY; divorced; this is her 2nd
marriage; living at Ira, VA; daughter of L.D. and Alafair (Puckett) Coleman.


Elizabeth Coleman

1. Dickenson Co, VA; Marriage License #16290; Ancestry.com Website.
Joseph S. (?) Dotson; age 75; born in Pike Co, KY; widowed; farmer; this is his 3rd marriage; living
in Grundy, VA; son of John S. and Rhoda (Dotson) Dotson; married on 23 Jun 1951 in Clintwood, VA;
Elizabeth Thornsbury; maiden name Coleman; age 55; born in Pike Co, KY; divorced; this is her 2nd
marriage; living at Ira, VA; daughter of L.D. and Alafair (Puckett) Coleman.


Joseph "Joe" Hayden

1. 1930 Census, Harlan Co, KY; Disrtict #2; Kenvir; taken on 23 Apr 1930; Page 104B; Image 51
of 88; Family #101/101.
Listed as Joe Hayden; age 20; born in KY; in household of step-father, Clint Craft.
2. Virginia, Bureau of Vital Statistics, County Marriage Registers, 1853-1935; FamilySearch.org
Website.
"Name Joe Hayden
Age 26
Birth Year (Estimated) 1909
Birthplace Kentucky
Race White
Father's Name Frank Hayden
Father's Sex Male
Mother's Name Mary Craft
Mother's Sex Female
Spouse's Name Mildred Long
Spouse's Age 19
Spouse's Birth Year (Estimated) 1916
Spouse's Birthplace Wise, Co, Va
Spouse's Race White
Spouse's Father's Name D T Long
Spouse's Father's Sex Male
Spouse's Mother's Name Martha Lewis
Event Date 5 Feb 1935
Event Place Wise, Virginia, United States
Event Place (Original) Wise , Va
Event Type Marriage Registration"
3. 1940 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Slab Fork District; Itmann; E.D.55-12; taken 6 May 1940; Page
337A; Family #228/597.
Listed as Joe Hayden; age 31; born in KY; married; 1 yr HS education; lived in same house on 1 Apr
1935; coal loader; head of household.
4. World War II Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947; Ancestry.com Website.
"Name: Joe Hayden
Race: White
Age: 32
Relationship to Draftee: Self (Head)
Birth Date: 24 Sep 1908
Birth Place: Whitley, Kentucky, USA
Residence Place: Itmann, Wyoming, West Virginia, USA
Registration Date: 16 Oct 1940
Registration Place: Itmann, Wyoming, West Virginia, USA
Employer: Red Jacket Coal Co
Height: 5 10
Weight: 166
Complexion: Light
Hair Color: Brown
Eye Color: Blue
Next of Kin: Mary Craft
Household Members Age Relationship
Joe Hayden 32 Self (Head)
Mary Craft Mother"
5. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1944); Page 433; WV Archives Website.
Joe Hayden; age 34; born in Whitley Co, KY; divorced; living in Itmann, WV; son of Frank and Mary
(Gray) Hayden; married on 16 Sep 1944 at Itmann, WV; Louise Stefancic; age 18; born and living in
Itmann, WV; single; daughter of Frank and Barba (Bolkovich) Stefancic.
6. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1954); Page 242; WV Archives Website.
Joe Hayden; age 44; born in Bell (sic, Whitley) Co, KY; divorced; living in Mullens, WV; son of Frank
and Mary (Craft) Hayden; married on 1 Sep 1954 in Matheny, WV; Annie Marie Monroe; age 33;
born in princeton, WV; divorced; living in Mullens, WV; daughter of Noah C, and Anna Paitsel.
7. West Virginia, U.S., Deaths Index, 1853-1973; Ancestry.com Website.
"Name: Joe Hayden
Birth Date: 24 Sep 1908
Birth Place: Kentucky
Death Date: 1 Jan 1968
Death Place: Mullens, Wyoming, West Virginia
Burial Date: 4 Jan 1968
Burial Place: Princeton, West Virginia
Cemetery Name: Rosetawn Memo Park
Death Age: 59
Occupation: Dept. Sheriff
Race: White
Marital status: Married
Gender: Male
Residence: Mullens, West Virginia
Father Name: Frank Hayden
FHL Film Number: 597574"


Annie Marie Paitsel

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1954); Page 242; WV Archives Website.
Joe Hayden; age 44; born in Bell (sic, Whitley) Co, KY; divorced; living in Mullens, WV; son of Frank
and Mary (Craft) Hayden; married on 1 Sep 1954 in Matheny, WV; Annie Marie Monroe; age 33;
born in princeton, WV; divorced; living in Mullens, WV; daughter of Noah C, and Anna Paitsel.


Lawrence Gilbert Bradner

1. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Northfork District; taken on 5 Feb 1920; Page 184B; Image 39
of 45; Family #400/417.
Listed as Lawrence Bradner; age 5; born in WV; in household of father, Walter C. Bradner.
2. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Elkhorn District; taken on 25 Apr 1930; Page 241A; Image 31 of
43; Family #283/319.
Listed as Lawrence Bradner; age 15; born in WV; in household of father, Walter C. Bradner.
3. FindAGrave.com Website; submitted by Victor Vilionis; 7 Aug 2019.
" Lawrence Gilbert Bradner
Birth 17 Oct 1914
McDowell County, West Virginia, USA
Death 1999 (aged 84–85)
Princeton, Mercer County, West Virginia, USA
Burial
Roselawn Memorial Gardens
Princeton, Mercer County, West Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 201905608"


Lena Holloway

1. FindAGrave.com Website; submitted by Victor Vilionis; 7 Aug 2019.
" Lena Holloway Bradner
Birth 6 Jun 1913
West Virginia, USA
Death 30 Aug 1987 (aged 74)
Wytheville, Wythe County, Virginia, USA
Burial
Roselawn Memorial Gardens
Princeton, Mercer County, West Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 201905778"


Jack Ray Bradner

1. FindAGrave.com Website; submitted by Victor Vilionis; 7 Aug 2019.
"SGT Jack Ray Bradner
Birth 29 Dec 1936
Powhatan, McDowell County, West Virginia, USA
Death 15 May 1966 (aged 29)
Vietnam
Burial
Roselawn Memorial Gardens
Princeton, Mercer County, West Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 201905307"

Additional Information Posted:
"Jack was the son of Lawrence and Lena Bradner of Pocahontas Virgina, he was a 10 year veteran of the U.S. Army and had reenlisted on July 30, 1963 at Camp Howze, Bongilchon South Korea. He arrived for duty in Vietnam on June 05, 1965 where he was assigned to and served with C Company, 1st Battalion, 28th infantry, 1st Infantry Division, USARV.

"On May 13, during a combat operation against enemy forces, mortar and artillery support was request during which a round fell short exploding among the friendly forces. PFC Schmitz was killed and Sgt Sgt Bradner was wounded and died from the intracranial injury he sustained.
Bio information and burial provided courtesy of the Coffelt Data Base Group."