McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families and Individuals

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James King Tye Sr

1. Whitely Co, KY; WW I Draft Registration Card #2071; 5 Jun 1917; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Jim Tye; age 28; born 22 Mar 1891 in Golden Creek, KY; farmer; living in Polly Town, KY;
married; dependent wife and 1 child; medium height; with slender build; blue eyes and light hair.
2. Mingo Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1926); Page 118; WV Archives Web Site.
Jim Tye; age 30; born in Logan Co, WV; single; miner; living at Sharondale, KY; son of Will Tye;
married on 17 Feb 1926 at Williamson, WV; Nell Ward; age 23; born in Martin Co, KY; single;
living at Sharondale, KY; daughter of Ep Ward.
3. 1930 Census, Pike Co, KY; District #6; taken on 25 Apr 1930; Page 194B; Image 43 of 97;
Family #314.
Listed as James Tye; age 35; born in KY; married at 29; laborer in coal mine; head of household.
4. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Claren; E.D. 24-36; taken on 24 Apr 1940;
Page 734B; Image 28 of 48; Household #234.
Listed as James Tye; age 46; born in KY; married; 6th grade education; lived in Williamson, Mingo
Co, WV on 1 Apr 1935; miner; head of household.
5. McDowell Co, WV; WW II Draft Registration Card #U-2356; 27 Apr 1942; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Jim Tye; age 50; born 22 Mar 1891 in Whitley Co, KY; living at Hensley, WV; employed by Carter
Coal Co, Coalwood, WV; person who will always know address, Mrs. Jim Tye, Hensley, WV; 5'11"
tall; 140 lbs; blue eyes; brown hair; light complexion.
6. Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Jim Tye
SSN: 233-07-5383
Last Residence:
24844 Iaeger, Mcdowell, West Virginia, USA
BORN: 22 Mar 1891
Died: Nov 1974
State (Year) SSN issued: West Virginia (Before 1951)"
7. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 14 Jun 2014.
Jim Tye; born 22 Mar 1891 in Logan Co, WV; died 19 Nov 1974; buried here; double headstone
photo shown with wife Nellie Ward Tye.


Lucy Ann Smith

1. 1920 Census; Whitley Co, KY; Popular Creek precinct; taken on 3 Jan 1920; Page 279A;
Image 3 of 11; Family #29/32.
Listed as Lucy Smith; age 30; born in KY; divorced; in household of step-father, William Wells.
2. 1930 Census, Laurel Co, KY; London; Manchester Road; taken 21 Apr 1930; Page 16B;
Image 32 of 41; Family #396/410.
Listed as Lucy Smith; age 40; born in KY; widow; married at 20; no listed occupation; head
of household.
3. 1940 Census, Laurel Co, KY; London; East London; E.D. 63-1; taken on 26 Apr 1940; Page
21A; Image 41 of 62; Household #433.
Listed as Lucy A. Smith; age 51; born in KY; widow; 7th grade education; lived in same place
on 1 Apr 1935; no listed occupation; head of household.


Ira I. Tye

1. 1920 Census; Whitley Co, KY; Popular Creek precinct; taken on 3 Jan 1920; Page 279A;
Image 3 of 11; Family #29/32.
Listed as Tree Smith; age 8; born in KY; in household of step-father (sic?,step grandfather?), William Wells.
2. 1930 Census, Laurel Co, KY; London; Manchester Road; taken 21 Apr 1930; Page 16B;
Image 32 of 41; Family #396/410.
Listed as Chris Smith; age 19; born in KY; in household of mother, Lucy Smith..
3. 1940 Census, Laurel Co, KY; London; East London; E.D. 63-1; taken on 26 Apr 1940; Page
21A; Image 41 of 62; Household #433.
Listed as Ira I. Smith; age 29; born in KY; single; 1 yr HS education; lived in same place
on 1 Apr 1935; no listed occupation; in household of mother, Lucy A. Smith.


Marvin Lynn Cochran

1. Evans-Calfee Funeral Home; Oceana, WV; Posted Obit.
"Marvin Lynn Cochran 66, of Fanrock, passed away Friday April 6, 2018 at his home.

"Born April 10, 1951 in Hazard Kentucky he was the son of the late Charlie"Bob" and Ethel Juanita Ratliff Cochran.

"Marvin was a veteran of the United States Army, serving during the Vietnam War. He was a retired coal miner with over 40 years of service.

"In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his brother Darrell Cochran.

"Those left to cherish his memory include his loving wife of 45 years Judy Cochran, his two children Bobby Cochran and his wife Linda, and Janet Browning and her husband Todd. 3 grand children Derrick Lynn Cochran, Jacob Maitland Cochran, and Logan Nicole Browning. 2 brothers Michael Cochran and Carl Dwayne Cochran, and his sister Charlene Moore and her husband Cecil, and a host of nieces,nephews, and many friends


Judy K.

1. United States Public Records, 1970-2009; LDS Web Site.
"Name Judy K Cochran
Also Known As Judy K Cocran
Residence Date 01 Jul 2005-29 Oct 2007
Residence Place Fanrock, West Virginia, United States
Birth Date 07 Jun 1952
Address Fanrock, West Virginia 24834
Address Date 01 Jul 2005-29 Oct 2007
2nd Address Fanrock, West Virginia 24834
2nd Address Date 01 Mar 1994
3rd Address Fanrock, West Virginia 24834
3rd Address Date 01 Jul 1993-13 Nov 2000
Possible Relatives Marvin L Cochran, Polly Jane Cochran, Willis Jr Cochran
Record Number 171309511"


Charlie "Bob" Cochran Jr

1. U.S. Public Records Index, 1950-1993, Volume 1; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Charlie Cochran Jr
Address: RR 1 POB 108c, Welch, WV, 24801 (1992)"
2. Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014: Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Charlie Cochran
SSN: 404-34-2069
Last Residence:
24801 Welch, Mcdowell, West Virginia, USA
BORN: 11 Feb 1928
Last Benefit: 24801, Welch, Mcdowell, West Virginia, United States of America
Died: Aug 1983
State (Year) SSN issued: Kentucky (Before 1951)"
3. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Palm Memorial Gardens, Matheny, Wyoming Co, WV; submitted b y
Patty Greene; 24 Nov 2008.
Charlie "Bob" Cochran, Jr; born in 1928; died in 1983; buried here; double grave marker photo
shown with wife Ethel Juanita Ratliff Cochran; personal photo and biography posted;
"Son of Robert Floyd Cochran (1884-1938) & Nannie Belle Cox-Cochran (1887-1945).

"Brother of Mary Lee Cochran-Couch (1907-1929), Oren Opal Cochran (1909-1966), Omer T. Cochran (1911-1991), Vernice Myrtle Cochran (1914-1915), Vernice Cochran-Dunn (1916 - 1974), Beatrice Cochran-Dunn (1918-2000), Clyde Cochran (1921-1923) Milford R. Cochran (1923-2016), and Willis Cochran (1925-2002).

"Married to Ethel Juanita Ratliffe-Cochran (1931-2000).

"Father of Darrell Cochran (Deceased), Marvin Lynn Cochran (1951-2018), Michael Cochran, Carl Dwayne Cochran, and Charlene Cochran-Moore.

"Member of the Loyal Order of Moose"


Ethel Juanita Ratliff

1. United States Public Records, 1970-2009; LDS Web Site.
"Name Ethel Juanita Cochran
Residence Date 01 Aug 2001
Residence Place Welch, West Virginia, United States
Birth Date 13 Feb 1931
Address Welch, West Virginia 24801
2nd Address Welch, West Virginia 24801
2nd Address Date 01 Sep 1999
3rd Address Welch, West Virginia 24801
3rd Address Date 01 May 1995
Record Number 557174565"
2. United States Social Security Death Index; LDS Web Site.
"Age 69
Given Name Juanita
Surname Cochran
Birth Date 13 Feb 1931
State Kentucky
Last Place of Residence West Virginia
Previous Residence Postal Code 24801
Event Date 09 Feb 2000"
3. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007: Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Juanita Cochran
[Juanita Ratliff]
Gender: Female
Race: White
Birth Date: 13 Feb 1931
Birth Place: Blue Diamond, Kentucky
Death Date: 9 Feb 2000
Father: Carl Ratliff
Mother: Cynthia Back
SSN: 402407701
Notes: Jul 1949: Name listed as JUANITA COCHRAN"
4. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Palm Memorial Gardens, Matheny, Wyoming Co, WV; submitted b y
Patty Greene; 24 Nov 2008.
Ethel Juanita Ratliff Cochran; born in 1931; died in 2000; buried here; double grave marker photo
shown; personal photo and biography posted.
"Married to Charlie "Bob" Cochran, Jr. (1928-1983).

"Mother of Darrell Cochran (Deceased), Marvin Lynn Cochran (1951-2018), Michael Cochran, Carl Dwayne Cochran, and Charlene Cochran-Moore.

"Member of the Women of the Moose"


Bryan Lester

1. 1920 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Huff Creek District; taken on 19 Jan 1920; Page 222A; Family #100.
Listed as Bryan Lester; age 3 yrs, 11 mons; born in WV; in household of father, Amos Lester.


Freddie Lee Lester

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1964); Page 431; WV Archives Web Site.
Freddie Lee Lester; age 19; born 24 Jun 1945 in Hanover, WV; single; living in Lexington, NC;
son of Bryan and Reba Lester; married on 3 Jul 1964 at Baileysville, WV; Kitty Jane Johnston;
age 19; born 21 Feb 1945 at Baileysville, WV; single; living at Baileysville, WV; daughter of
Onnie E. and Thelma Mae (Jones) Johnston.


Kitty Jane Johnston

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1964); Page 431; WV Archives Web Site.
Freddie Lee Lester; age 19; born 24 Jun 1945 in Hanover, WV; single; living in Lexington, NC;
son of Bryan and Reba Lester; married on 3 Jul 1964 at Baileysville, WV; Kitty Jane Johnston;
age 19; born 21 Feb 1945 at Baileysville, WV; single; living at Baileysville, WV; daughter of
Onnie E. and Thelma Mae (Jones) Johnston.


Donnelly Lee Snow

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Erin; E.D. 24-37; taken on 12 Apr 1940;
Page 752A; Image 18 of 35; Household #122.
Listed as Lee Snow; age 9; born in WV; single; 1st grade education; attending school;
lived in same place on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Charles F. Snow.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1953); Page 72; WV Archives Web Site.
Donnelly Lee Snow; age 21; born in Mohegan, WV; single; living at Roderfield, WV; married on
24 Feb 1953 at Excelsior, WV; Delores Alberta Reeves; age 19; born in Davy; living at premier, WV;
with consent of Charles and Nellie Reeves, parents of Delores Alberta Reeves.
3. U.S. Public Records Index, 1950-1993, Volume 1; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Donnelly L Snow
Birth Date: 29 Mar 1931
Phone Number: 327-0183
Address: 720 Augusta St, Bluefield, WV, 24701-3911 (1993)"
4. Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Donnelly L. Snow
Last Residence:
24701 Bluefield, Mercer, West Virginia
BORN: 29 Mar 1931
Died: 3 Apr 2010
State (Year) SSN issued: West Virginia (Before 1951)"
5. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Grandview Memory Gardens; Bluefield, Tazewell Co, VA; submitted by
D. Snow; 25 Aug 2017.
Donnelly L. "Lee" Snow; born 29 Mar 1931; died 3 Apr 2010; buried here; grave marker and
personal photos shown; obit posted;
"BLUEFIELD — Donnelly L. (Lee) Snow, 79, of Augusta St. Bluefield, W.Va., passed away on Saturday, April 03, 2010 at Bluefield Regional Medical Center in Bluefield, W.Va. Lee was born on March 29, 1931 in Mohegan, W.Va. to the late Charles F. and Lillie Mae Mahaffey Snow. He had been a resident of Bluefield, W.Va. since 1974. He was retired from the U.S. Postal Service after 33 years of service and served his country with the U.S. Air Force in the Korean Conflict. Mr. Snow was a member of the American Legion, Following Footsteps Quartet and was a Sunday school teacher and choir director at the Cumberland Road Church of God in Bluefield, W.Va. He ministered through music to local nursing homes along with his wife Delores and longtime friend Cecil Surratt. He also assisted with the building of the YakkityYak playground at the Bluefield City Park. “He was an amazing man, was the sweetest and was one of the two best grandfathers ever. We'll miss him so much, but I guess it was God's will for him to go. I just feel like I need to say this. I Love You, DaDaw!” - Bethany Surratt. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by three brothers, Arville, Otis and Charles Snow. Survivors include his wife, Delores A. Reeves Snow of the home; one son, Joseph D. “Duane” Snow and wife Regina of Lawrenceburg, Ky.; one daughter, Karen Surratt and husband Tom of Thompson's Station, Tenn.; one sister, Girlandean Craft of Mt. Airy, N.C.; seven grandchildren, Christopher Surratt, Amanda Snow, Jonathan Surratt, Matthew Snow, Elya Snow, Kristen Surratt and Bethany Surratt; three great-grandchildren, Skyler, Chloe and Allyson. Funeral service will be held on Tuesday, April 06, 2010 at 1:00 p.m. at the Cumberland Road Church of God in Bluefield, W.Va. where the Reverend Danny Scott, the Reverend Michael York and the Reverend Jim Coe, Sr. will be officiating the service. Burial will follow at Grandview Memory Gardens in Bluefield, Va. where the West Virginia Honor Guard will hold military graveside rites. Friends and family may call at the Cravens-Shires Funeral Home in Bluewell, W.Va. on Monday, April 05, 2010 from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Serving as pallbearers will be Jim Fox, Christopher Surratt, Jonathan Surratt, Matthew Snow, Charles Reeves and Ray Reeves. Serving as honorary pallbearers will be Leonard Davis and James Ward. Online condolence may be sent to the Snow family at www.cravens-shires.com The Cravens-Shires Funeral Home is serving the Snow family.
"Published on April 5, 2010"


Deloris Alberta Reeves

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Premier; taken on 15 Apr 1940; E.D.24-40;
Page 785B; Image 16 of 36; Household #100.
Listed as Deloris Reeves; age 6; born in WV; no education; lived in McDowell Co, WV on
1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Charles Reeves.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1953); Page 72; WV Archives Web Site.
Donnelly Lee Snow; age 21; born in Mohegan, WV; single; living at Roderfield, WV; married on
24 Feb 1953 at Excelsior, WV; Delores Alberta Reeves; age 19; born in Davy; living at premier, WV;
with consent of Charles and Nellie Reeves, parents of Delores Alberta Reeves.