McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families and Individuals

Notes


Joe Louis Adkins

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Elkhorn District; Upland; E.D. 24-47; taken on 8 Apr 1940;
Page 911B; Image 18 of 50; Household #160.
Listed as Joe Louis Adkins; age 4; born in WV; Negro; in household of father Leslie J. Adkins.
2. Tazewell Co, VA; Marriage License #77 009633; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Joe Louis Adkins; age 41; born 17 Nov 1935 in WV; single; Negro; this was his first marriage;
3 yrs HS education; living at Box 158, Elkhorn, WV; son of Leslie and Sophia (Wagstaff) Adkins;
married on 14 Mar 1977 in Tazewell, VA; Dorothy Arinthea Spencer; age 26; born 8 Dec 1950 in
WV; single; this was her first marriage; Negro; 4 yrs HS education; living at Box 73, Elkhorn, WV;
daughter of Harvey Russell and Dorothy Elizabeth (Reed) Spencer.
3. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007: Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Joe Louis Adkins
[J L Adkins]
Gender: Male
Race: Black
Birth Date: 17 Nov 1935
Birth Place: Powhatan Mcd, West Virginia
[Elkhorn, West Virginia]
Death Date: Nov 1982
Father: Leslie Adkins
Mother: Sphia Wagstoff
SSN: 236520387
Notes: Sep 1951: Name listed as JOE LOUIS ADKINS;
03 Apr 1991: Name listed as J L ADKINS"


Dorothy Arinthea Spencer

1. Tazewell Co, VA; Marriage License #77 009633; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Joe Louis Adkins; age 41; born 17 Nov 1935 in WV; single; Negro; this was his first marriage;
3 yrs HS education; living at Box 158, Elkhorn, WV; son of Leslie and Sophia (Wagstaff) Adkins;
married on 14 Mar 1977 in Tazewell, VA; Dorothy Arinthea Spencer; age 26; born 8 Dec 1950 in
WV; single; this was her first marriage; Negro; 4 yrs HS education; living at Box 73, Elkhorn, WV;
daughter of Harvey Russell and Dorothy Elizabeth (Reed) Spencer.


John Leslie Adkins

1. 1910 Census, Pittsylvania Co, VA; Callards District; taken on 22 Apr 1910; Page 72A; Image 9
of 41; Family #70/71.
Listed as John L. Adkins; age 4 mons ; born in VA; single; black; in household of father, Henry C.
Adkins.
2. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Elkhorn District; Upland; taken on 10/12 Jan 1920; Page 115A;
Image 7 of 29; Family #84/84.
Listed as Leslie Atkins; age 9; born in VA; single; black; in household of step-father, Franklin Woody;
with mother and siblings.
3. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Elkhorn District; taken on 26 Apr 1930; Page 246A; Image 41
of 44; Family #402/446.
Listed as Leslie Adkins; age 19; born in VA; single; Negro; loader in coal mine; in household
of step-father, Franklin Woody.
4. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1933); Page 119; WV Archives Web Site.
Leslie Adkins; age 21; born in VA; single; black; miner; living at Powhatan, WV; son of Henry
and Bell; married on 5 Oct 1933 in Welch, WV; Sophia Wagstaff; age 18; born in NC; single;
black; living at Powhatan, WV; daughter of Willie and Mabel.
5. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Elkhorn District; Upland; E.D. 24-47; taken on 8 Apr 1940;
Page 911B; Image 18 of 50; Household #160.
Listed as Leslie J. Adkins; age 30; born in VA; married; 1st grade education; Negro; lived in
same house on 1 Apr 1935; coal miner; head of household.
6. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Joe Louis Adkins
[J L Adkins]
Gender: Male
Race: Black
Birth Date: 17 Nov 1935
Birth Place: Powhatan Mcd, West Virginia
[Elkhorn, West Virginia]
Death Date: Nov 1982
Father: Leslie Adkins
Mother: Sphia Wagstoff
SSN: 236520387
Notes: Sep 1951: Name listed as JOE LOUIS ADKINS;
03 Apr 1991: Name listed as J L ADKINS"
7. Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Leslie Adkins
SSN: 233-07-5171
Last Residence:
24831 Elkhorn, Mcdowell, West Virginia, USA
BORN: 9 Dec 1910
Died: Dec 1970
State (Year) SSN issued: West Virginia (Before 1951)"


Sophia Wagstaff

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1933); Page 119; WV Archives Web Site.
Leslie Adkins; age 21; born in VA; single; black; miner; living at Powhatan, WV; son of Henry
and Bell; married on 5 Oct 1933 in Welch, WV; Sophia Wagstaff; age 18; born in NC; single;
black; living at Powhatan, WV; daughter of Willie and Mabel.
2. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Elkhorn District; Upland; E.D. 24-47; taken on 8 Apr 1940;
Page 911B; Image 18 of 50; Household #160.
Listed as Sophia Adkins; age 25; born in NC; married; 1yr HS education; Negro; lived in
same house on 1 Apr 1935; in household of husband, Leslie J. Adkins.


Fred Adkins

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Elkhorn District; Upland; E.D. 24-47; taken on 8 Apr 1940;
Page 912A; Image 19 of 50; Household #160.
Listed as Fred Adkins; age 3; born in WV; Negro; in household of father Leslie J. Adkins.


Otis Adkins

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Elkhorn District; Upland; E.D. 24-47; taken on 8 Apr 1940;
Page 912A; Image 19 of 50; Household #160.
Listed as Otis Adkins; age 1; born in WV; Negro; in household of father Leslie J. Adkins.


Lula Eliza Hogsten

1. 1940 Census, Logan Co, WV; Logan District; Dabney Rum Creek Road; E.D. 23-28; taken on
9 Apr 1940; Page 535A; Image 7 of 58; Household #51.
Listed as Lula Hogston; age 8; born in WV; 1st grade education; attending school; living in same
place on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Jay G. Hogsten.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1950); Page 38; WV Archives Web Site.
Norman Frost Adkins; age 21; born and living in Berwind, WV; single;; married on 3 Jul 1950
in War, WV; Lula Eliza Hogston; age 18; born in Caretta, WV; single; living in Warriormine, WV;
with consent of Bessie Dalton, mother of Lula Eliza Hogston.
3. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Lola Eliza Adkins
[Lula Eliza Lockhart]
[Lula Lockhart]
[Lola Eliza Hogston]
Gender: Female
Race: White
Birth Date: 15 Dec 1931
Birth Place: Caretta, West Virginia
[Caletta Mcdo??, West Virginia]
Death Date: 22 May 1995
Father: Jay G Hogston
Mother: Bessie B Dickenson
SSN: 212346190
Notes: Aug 1952: Name listed as LOLA ELIZA ADKINS;
Mar 1958: Name listed as LULA ELIZA LOCKHART;
06 Jun 1995: Name listed as LULA LOCKHART"
3. Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Lula Lockhart
SSN: 212-34-6190
Last Residence:
48209 Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, USA
BORN: 15 Dec 1931
Last Benefit: 48209, Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States of America
Died: 22 May 1995
State (Year) SSN issued: Maryland (1952-1953)"
4. Michigan Death Index, 1971-1996; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name Lula E. Lockhart
Event Type Death
Event Date 22 May 1995
Event Place Taylor, Wayne, Michigan
Residence Place Detroit, Wayne, Michigan
Gender Female
Birth Date 15 Dec 1931
Certificate Number 033250"


George Dalton

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1942); Page 387; WV Archives Web Site.
George Dalton; age 22; born in Rock, WV; single; living in Yukon, WV; married on 19 Jun 1942
at Earling, WV; Bessie Hogston; age 28; born in TN; widow; living at Newhall, WV.


Bessie B. Dickenson

1. 1940 Census, Logan Co, WV; Logan District; Dabney Rum Creek Road; E.D. 23-28; taken on
9 Apr 1940; Page 535A; Image 7 of 58; Household #51.
Listed as Bessie Hogston; age 27; born in VA; married; 6th grade education; living in same place
on 1 Apr 1935; in household of husband, Jay G. Hogsten.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1942); Page 387; WV Archives Web Site.
George Dalton; age 22; born in Rock, WV; single; living in Yukon, WV; married on 19 Jun 1942
at Earling, WV; Bessie Hogston; age 28; born in TN; widow; living at Newhall, WV.


Joseph E. Powers

1. Dickenson Co, VA; Marriage License #19912; Ancestry.com.Web Site.
Joseph R. Powers; age 23; born in Pound, VA; single; trucker; living at Nora, VA; son of
R.W. and Eliza (Taylor) Powers; married on 2 Jul 1951 in Clintwood, VA; Ada R. Adkins;
age 21; born in Caretta, WV; single; living at Nora, VA; daughter of George and Maxie
(Romans) Adkins.
2. Virginia, Divorce Records, 1918-2014; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Joseph E Powers
Gender: Male
Race: White
Divorce Age: 51
Birth Date: 20 Dec 1928
Marriage Date: 2 Jul 1951
Divorce Date: 20 Sep 1979
Divorce Place: Wise, Virginia, USA
Spouse: Ada Ruth Adkins
Certificate Number: 1979017087
Number of Children: 0"
Divorce granted to husband for more than a year of seperation.


Ada Ruth Adkins

1. Dickenson Co, VA; Marriage License #19912; Ancestry.com.Web Site.
Joseph R. Powers; age 23; born in Pound, VA; single; trucker; living at Nora, VA; son of
R.W. and Eliza (Taylor) Powers; married on 2 Jul 1951 in Clintwood, VA; Ada R. Adkins;
age 21; born in Caretta, WV; single; living at Nora, VA; daughter of George and Maxie
(Romans) Adkins.
2. Virginia, Divorce Records, 1918-2014; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Ada Ruth Adkins
Gender: Female
Race: White
Divorce Age: 47
Birth Date: 12 Nov 1932
Marriage Date: 2 Jul 1951
Divorce Date: 20 Sep 1979
Divorce Place: Wise, Virginia, USA
Spouse: Joseph E Powers
Certificate Number: 1979017087
Number of Children: 0"
Divorce granted to husband for more than a year of seperation.
3. Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Ada Ruth Powers
Gender: Female
Race: White
Death Age: 63
Birth Date: abt 1933
Death Date: 9 Jan 1996
Death Place: Manassas, Virginia, USA"
4. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007: Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Ada Ruth Adkins
[Ada Ruth Powers]
[Ada Powers]
Gender: Female
Race: White
Birth Date: 12 Nov 1932
Birth Place: Caretta Mcdo, West Virginia
[Caretta, West Virginia]
Death Date: 9 Jan 1996
Father: George Adkins
Mother: Maxie Romans
SSN: 229384211
Notes: Jun 1951: Name listed as ADA RUTH ADKINS;
Jul 1952: Name listed as ADA RUTH POWERS;
19 Jan 1996: Name listed as ADA R POWERS"
5. Find A Grave Index, 1600s-Current; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Ada Ruth Powers
Maiden Name: Adkins
Birth Date: 12 Nov 1932
Death Date: 9 Jan 1996
Cemetery: Adkins Cemetery
Burial or Cremation Place: Wise County, Virginia, United States of America
Has Bio?: N
URL: https://www.findagrave.com/mem..."


Norman Frost Adkins

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1950); Page 38; WV Archives Web Site.
Norman Frost Adkins; age 21; born and living in Berwind, WV; single;; married on 3 Jul 1950
in War, WV; Lula Eliza Hogston; age 18; born in Caretta, WV; single; living in Warriormine, WV;
with consent of Bessie Dalton, mother of Lula Eliza Hogston.


Lula Eliza Hogsten

1. 1940 Census, Logan Co, WV; Logan District; Dabney Rum Creek Road; E.D. 23-28; taken on
9 Apr 1940; Page 535A; Image 7 of 58; Household #51.
Listed as Lula Hogston; age 8; born in WV; 1st grade education; attending school; living in same
place on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Jay G. Hogsten.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1950); Page 38; WV Archives Web Site.
Norman Frost Adkins; age 21; born and living in Berwind, WV; single;; married on 3 Jul 1950
in War, WV; Lula Eliza Hogston; age 18; born in Caretta, WV; single; living in Warriormine, WV;
with consent of Bessie Dalton, mother of Lula Eliza Hogston.
3. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Lola Eliza Adkins
[Lula Eliza Lockhart]
[Lula Lockhart]
[Lola Eliza Hogston]
Gender: Female
Race: White
Birth Date: 15 Dec 1931
Birth Place: Caretta, West Virginia
[Caletta Mcdo??, West Virginia]
Death Date: 22 May 1995
Father: Jay G Hogston
Mother: Bessie B Dickenson
SSN: 212346190
Notes: Aug 1952: Name listed as LOLA ELIZA ADKINS;
Mar 1958: Name listed as LULA ELIZA LOCKHART;
06 Jun 1995: Name listed as LULA LOCKHART"
3. Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Lula Lockhart
SSN: 212-34-6190
Last Residence:
48209 Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, USA
BORN: 15 Dec 1931
Last Benefit: 48209, Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States of America
Died: 22 May 1995
State (Year) SSN issued: Maryland (1952-1953)"
4. Michigan Death Index, 1971-1996; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name Lula E. Lockhart
Event Type Death
Event Date 22 May 1995
Event Place Taylor, Wayne, Michigan
Residence Place Detroit, Wayne, Michigan
Gender Female
Birth Date 15 Dec 1931
Certificate Number 033250"


Ray Daymond Bailey

1. Mercer Co, WV; Marriage Registry; Vol #__(1940); Page 11; Line #13; WV Archives Web Site.
Ray Bailey; age 19; born in Crumpler, WV; single; living at Ingleside, WV; married on 14 Dec
1940 at Princeton, WV; Margaret Smith; age 18; born at Vivian, WV; single; living at Ingleside, WV.
2. U.S. WWII Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Ray Daymond Bailey
Race: White
Age: 20
Relationship to Draftee: Self (Head)
Birth Place: McDowell, West Virginia, USA
Birth Date: 23 Feb 1921
Residence Place: Ingleside, Mercer, West Virginia, USA
Registration Date: 16 Feb 1942
Weight: 140
Complexion: Light
Eye Color: Blue
Hair Color: Brown
Height: 5 9
Next of Kin: Rosa Hester
Household Members:
Name Relationship
Ray Daymond Bailey Self (Head)"
3. Lancaster Co, VA; Marriage License #77 047068; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Raymond D. Bailey; age 56; born 23 Feb 1921 in WV; divorced; this was his 2nd marriage;
4 yrs HS Education; living at Kilmarnock, Lancaster Co, VA; son of Ivan Victor and Rosa Belle
(Eanes) Bailey; married on 24 Oct 1977 at the Irvington Baptist Church, Irvington, VA; Ruby
Pearl Luckado, maiden name Williams; age 55; born 19 Sep 1922 in NC; divorced; this was
her 2nd marriage; 2 yrs HS education; living at Kilmarnock, VA; daughter of Hubert Clarence
and Bertha Maie (Williamson) Williams.
4. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Ray Daymon Bailey
[Raymond D Bailey]
Gender: Male
Race: White
Birth Date: 23 Feb 1921
Birth Place: Crumpler Mcd, West Virginia
Death Date: 27 Oct 1994
Father: Ivan V Bailey
Mother: Rosa B Eanes
SSN: 234220075
Notes: Feb 1939: Name listed as RAY DAYMON BAILEY;
02 Nov 1994: Name listed as RAYMOND D BAILEY"
5. Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Raymond Daymond Bailey
Gender: Male
Race: White
Death Age: 73
Birth Date: abt 1921
Death Date: 27 Oct 1994
Death Place: Lancaster, Virginia, USA
Spouse: Rp Bailey
Certificate Number: 1994044777"


Margaret Pauline Smith

1. Mercer Co, WV; Marriage Registry; Vol #__(1940); Page 11; Line #13; WV Archives Web Site.
Ray Bailey; age 19; born in Crumpler, WV; single; living at Ingleside, WV; married on 14 Dec
1940 at Princeton, WV; Margaret Smith; age 18; born at Vivian, WV; single; living at Ingleside, WV.
2. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Margaret Pauline Bailey
[Margaret Pau Morgan]
[Margaret Morgan]
[Margat Ryan]
[Margaret Ryan]
[Margaret Smith]
Gender: Female
Race: White
Birth Date: 7 Feb 1924
Birth Place: Vivian McDow, West Virginia
[Batton Creek, West Virginia]
Death Date: 24 Aug 2000
Father: Frank Smith
Mother: Andlene Harrison
SSN: 235587271
Notes: Sep 1955: Name listed as MARGARET PAULINE BAILEY;
07 Apr 1976: Name listed as MARGARET PAU MORGAN;
12 Apr 1976: Name listed as MARGARET PAULINE MORGAN;
03 Jul 1979: Name listed as MARGAT P RYAN;
17 Jun 1994: Name listed as MARGARET P RYAN; : Name listed as MARGARET SMITH"
3. Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Margaret Pauline Ryan
Gender: Female
Race: White
Death Age: 76
Birth Date: abt 1924
Death Date: 24 Aug 2000
Death Place: Manassas, Virginia, USA
Certificate Number: 2000035076"
4. Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Margaret P. Ryan
SSN: 235-58-7271
Last Residence:
22110 Manassas, Manassas City, Virginia, USA
BORN: 7 Feb 1924
Last Benefit: 27406, Greensboro, Guilford, North Carolina, United States of America
Died: 24 Aug 2000
State (Year) SSN issued: West Virginia (1954)"