McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families and Individuals

Notes


Thomas Powell

1. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; taken on 21 Jun 1900; Page 250A; Image
23 of 65; Family #200/200.
Listed as Thomas Powell; age 7; born in Jul 1892 in WV; in household of father, Daniel F. Powell.
2. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; taken on 3 May 1910; Page 89B; Image 21
of 31; Family #183/185.
Listed as Thomas Powell; age 17; born in WV; in household of father, Daniel Powell.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1938); Page 445; WV Archives Web Site.
Thomas Powell; born 27 Jul 1892 in McDowell Co, WV; at Lex, WV; son of Elizabeth and Daniel;
married on 15 Dec 1938 at Lex, WV; Ethel Roberts; born in _____, 1913 in McDowell Co, WV; living
at Rockridge, WV; daughter of Hannah and Harve.
4. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; E.D. 24-59; taken on 27 Aor 1940; Page 1163A;
Image 27 of 64; Household #224.
Listed as Tom Powell; age 48; born in WV; married; 8th grade education; lived in same on 1 Apr 1935;
farmer; head of household.


Daniel "Dan" Powell

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; E.D. 24-59; taken on 27 Aor 1940; Page 1163A;
Image 27 of 64; Household #224.
Listed as Dan Powell; age 11; born in WV; 3rd grade education; attending school; lived in same on 1 Apr 1935;
in household of father, Thomas Powell.


Charles Jackson Vance

1. Buchanan Co, VA; Marriage License #37421; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Charlie Jackson Vance; age 23; born in Tazewell Co, VA; single; no previous marriage;
miner; living at Harman, VA; son of Robert and Susie (Smith) Vance; married on 18 Oct 1939
at Grundy, VA; Magdalene Christian; age 21; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; no previous
marriage; living at Harman, VA; daughter of Riley and Fannie (Carter) Christian.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #'68 016817; WV Archives Web Site via LDS Web Site.
Charlie Jackson Vance; age 52 yrs, 1 mon, 29 days; born 5 Sep 1916 in VA; married; husband
of Magdalene Christian; coal miner; SS#220-09-1034; living at Big Sandy, WV; son of Robert
and Susie (Smith) Vance; died 4 Nov 1968 on Rt 16, Welch, WV; due to acute coronary thrombosis;
buried 7 Nov 1968 in Iaeger memorial, Roderfield, WV.
3. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV;
submitted by Gathering Roots; 28 Jun 2013; headstone photo added by B. Walls.
Charles Jackson :Charlie" Vance; born 5 Sep 1916; died 4 Nov 1968; buried here; headstone
photo shown; "VIRGINIA * S1 USNR * WORLD WAR II".


Mary Magdalene Christian

1. Buchanan Co, VA; Marriage License #37421; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Charlie Jackson Vance; age 23; born in Tazewell Co, VA; single; no previous marriage;
miner; living at Harman, VA; son of Robert and Susie (Smith) Vance; married on 18 Oct 1939
at Grundy, VA; Magdalene Christian; age 21; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; no previous
marriage; living at Harman, VA; daughter of Riley and Fannie (Carter) Christian.
2. U.S., Cemetery and Funeral Home Collection, 1847-2017; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Mary Magdaline Vance Combs
Gender: Female
Death Age: 90
Birth Date: 26 Feb 1920
Birth Place: Roderfield, McDowell, West Virginia, USA
Residence Place: Tazewell, Virginia, USA
Death Date: 28 Jun 2010
Death Place: Tazewell, Tazewell, Virginia, USA
Obituary Date: 24 Aug 2010
Source Title: Sheboygan Press
Source Location: Tazewell, Virginia, USA
Spouse: Charlie Vance
Children: Barbara Lambert of Big Sandy, WV; Charles Vance and Richard Vance; John Vance and wife, Linda of Riverview, MI; Margaret Andrews and Sandra Mullins
Parents: John Wiley Christian
Brothers and Sisters: Claude Christian, Fred Christian, and John Wiley; Dolly Minton, and June Dority"
3. Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Mary M. Combs
Last Residence:
48193 Wyandotte, Wayne, Michigan
BORN: 26 Feb 1920
Died: 28 Jun 2010
State (Year) SSN issued: Virginia (Before 1951)"
4. United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries; LDS Web Site.
"Deceased
Name Mrs Mary Magdaline Vance Combs
Event Type Obituary
Event Date 01 Jul 2010
Event Place West Virginia, United States
Residence Place Tazewell, Virginia
Gender Female
Age 90
Birth Date 26 Feb 1920
Birthplace Roderfield, West Virginia
Death Date 28 Jun 2010
Death Place Tazewell, Virginia
Burial Place Bluefield, Virginia
Newspaper Bluefield Daily Telegraph"
"Spouse and Children
Richard Vance Son Male
Margaret Andrews Daughter Female
Charlie Vance Husband Male
Reverend Ova Combs Husband Male
Sandra Mullins Daughter Female
Charles Vance Son Male
John Vance Son Male
Barbara Lambert Daughter Female
Parents and Siblings
John Wiley Christian Father Male
Dolly Minton Sister Female
June Dority Sister Female
Claude Christian Brother Male
Fred Christian Brother Male
John Wiley Christian Or J W Brother Male
Extended Family
Angela Granddaughter Female
Michael Grandson Male
Others on Record
Reverend Alex Alley Nonrelative Male
Linda Vance DaughterInLaw Female"


Charlie Lee Vance

1. Harlan Co, KY; Death Certificate #997; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Charlie Lee Vance; age 11 mons, 25 days; born 25 Aug 1941 in Roderfield, WV;
single; living at Harlan, KY; son of Charlie Vance, born in Red Ash, VA, and Magdalene
Christian, born in Fall River, WV; died 19 Aug 1942 in Benham Hospital, Benham, KY;
due to broncho-pneumonia; buried 21 Aug 1942 in Roderfield, WV; informant, Charlie
Vance, Cumberland, KY.


Virgil Garnet Clay

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Delayed Birth Registry; Vol #__(1907); Page 39; WV Archives Web Site.
Virgil Garnet Clay; born 9 Sep 1907 at Keyrock, WV; parents, Robert Lee and Mary Elizabeth
(Pendry) Clay.
2. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Slab Fork District, taken on 21 Apr 1910, Page 283A, Family #64.
Listed as Virgil G. Clay, age 2, born in WV, in household of father, Robert L. Clay.
3. 1920 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Slab Fork District, taken on 2/3 Feb 1920, Page 268A, Family #36.
Listed as Virgil Clay, age 12, born in WV, in household of father, Robert L. Clay.
4. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Slab Fork District, taken on 9 Apr 1930, Page 254A, Family #142.
Listed as Virgil Clay, age 22, born in WV, in household of father, Robert L. Clay.
5. Mercer Co, WV; Marriage Registry; Vol #__(1927); Page 56; WV Archives Web Site.
Virgil Clay; age 21; born in WV; single; living at maben, WV; married on 16 dec 1927 at Princeton, WV;
Lessie Tilley; age 18; born in WV; single; living at Maben, WV.
6. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1938); Page 362; WV Archives Web Site.
Virgil Clay; age 30; born in Wyoming Co, WV; divorced; living at Maben, WV; son of Lee and Molly
Clay; married on 16 Apr 1938 at New Richmond, WV; Bessie Hutchinson; age 18; born in Wyoming
Co, WV; single; living at maben, WV; daughter of Ed and Otie Lee Hutchinson.


Bessie Hutchinson

1. "Wyoming County WV Heritage", WGS 1995, "Edward Gordon Hutchinson" article, page 120.
2. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1938); Page 362; WV Archives Web Site.
Virgil Clay; age 30; born in Wyoming Co, WV; divorced; living at Maben, WV; son of Lee and Molly
Clay; married on 16 Apr 1938 at New Richmond, WV; Bessie Hutchinson; age 18; born in Wyoming
Co, WV; single; living at maben, WV; daughter of Ed and Otie Lee Hutchinson.


Virgil Garnet Clay

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Delayed Birth Registry; Vol #__(1907); Page 39; WV Archives Web Site.
Virgil Garnet Clay; born 9 Sep 1907 at Keyrock, WV; parents, Robert Lee and Mary Elizabeth
(Pendry) Clay.
2. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Slab Fork District, taken on 21 Apr 1910, Page 283A, Family #64.
Listed as Virgil G. Clay, age 2, born in WV, in household of father, Robert L. Clay.
3. 1920 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Slab Fork District, taken on 2/3 Feb 1920, Page 268A, Family #36.
Listed as Virgil Clay, age 12, born in WV, in household of father, Robert L. Clay.
4. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Slab Fork District, taken on 9 Apr 1930, Page 254A, Family #142.
Listed as Virgil Clay, age 22, born in WV, in household of father, Robert L. Clay.
5. Mercer Co, WV; Marriage Registry; Vol #__(1927); Page 56; WV Archives Web Site.
Virgil Clay; age 21; born in WV; single; living at maben, WV; married on 16 dec 1927 at Princeton, WV;
Lessie Tilley; age 18; born in WV; single; living at Maben, WV.
6. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1938); Page 362; WV Archives Web Site.
Virgil Clay; age 30; born in Wyoming Co, WV; divorced; living at Maben, WV; son of Lee and Molly
Clay; married on 16 Apr 1938 at New Richmond, WV; Bessie Hutchinson; age 18; born in Wyoming
Co, WV; single; living at maben, WV; daughter of Ed and Otie Lee Hutchinson.


Lessie A. Tilley

1. 1920 Census, Raleigh Co, WV; Tommies Creek Pricinct; taken on 29 Jan 1920; Page 169A; Image 9
of 13; Family #66/66.
Listed as Lessie A. Tilley; age 8; born in WV; in household of father, John W. Tilley.
2. Mercer Co, WV; Marriage Registry; Vol #__(1927); Page 56; WV Archives Web Site.
Virgil Clay; age 21; born in WV; single; living at maben, WV; married on 16 dec 1927 at Princeton, WV;
Lessie Tilley; age 18; born in WV; single; living at Maben, WV.
3. US Public Records Index, Vol 1; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Lessie Palmer; born 13 Nov 1911; living at PO Box 95, New Richmond, WV 24867 in 1993.
4. Social Security Death Index; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Lessie M. Palmer; born 13 Nov 1911; died 6 Dec 1996; SS #233-40-7342; card issued in WV
before 1951.


Jake Wilson Jr

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1912); Page 238; WV Archives Web Site.
Jake Wilson; age 29; born in Halifax Co, VA; single; black; miner; living in Panther, WV; son of
Jake and Mary E.; married on 25 Sep 1912 at Kimball, WV; Anna Caughton; age 28; born in
Halifax Co, VA; widow; daughter of S.H. and Frances.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Death Registry; Vol#__(1953); Sandy River District; WV Archives Web Site.
Jake Wilson; age 71; born in Cluster Springs, VA; colored; married; retired miner; son of Jake and Malissa
(Cabiness) Wilson; died 1 Dec 1953; due to myocardial failure.
3. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 29 Dec 2013.
Jake Wilson; born 18 Feb 1882; died 1 Dec 1953; buried here; headstone photo shown; "SADLY MISSED".


Annie M. Tucker

1. 1900 Census, Halifax Co, VA; Black Walnut District; taken on 6 Jun 1900; Page 227A; Image
9 of 32; Family #73/78.
Listed as Anna M. Tucker; age 16; born in Oct 1883 in VA; single; servant; black; in household
of father, Silas H. Tucker.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #'65 000612; WV Archives Web Site via LDS Web Site.
Annie Wilson; age 68; born 10 Sep 1896 in VA; widow; Negro; housewife; living at Iaeger, WV;
daughter of Silas and Frances (Mitchell) Tucker; died 2 Jan 1965 in the Welch Emergency Hospital,
Welch, WV from pneumonia; buried 5 Jan 1965 in Iaeger Memorial, Roderfield, WV; informant,
Jake Wilson, Iaeger, WV.
3. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
Becky; 17 Jun 2009; maintained by Denis Drake Horton.
Annie Tucker Wilson; born 10 Sep 1896; died 2 Jan 1965; buried here; no grave marker photo shown.


Virgil Clay

1. Ohio, County Marriages, 1774-1993; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Virgil Clay
Gender: Male
Age: 34
Birth Date: abt 1946
Marriage Date: 15 Jan 1980
Marriage Place: Defiance, Ohio, USA
Father: Forrest Clay
Mother: Nona Miller
Spouse: Anna Lou Copley
Film Number: 001977651"
2. Stafford Funeral Home; Oceana, WV; Posted Obit.
"Virgil Clay, 71, of Cyclone, WV went home to be with the Lord on Thursday November 16, 2017 at his
home. He was born on May 28, 1946 in Mallory, WV the son of the late Forest Clay and Nona Miller. In
addition to his parents he is preceded in death by his beloved wife Anna Lou Copley Clay; a brother
Cletis Clay, Sr.; a sister Lou Vinsion; and a granddaughter Leanna Paige Paynter. Survivors include his
children Tina (Robert) Paynter of Oceana, Junior (Kandy) Clay of Oceana, Robin Clay, Jerry (Jeannie)
Clay, Shawn Clay all of Cyclone and Misty (Ralston) Paynter of Kopperston; eight grandchildren and
three great grandchildren; several nieces and nephews; and a host of other loving family and friends.
Graveside services will be held at 1:00 PM on Saturday December 2, 2017 at the Brown's Cemetery,
Cyclone, WV with Rev. Scottie Lusk officiating. ..."


Anna Lou Copley

1. Ohio, County Marriages, 1774-1993; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Anna Lou Copley
Gender: Female
Age: 34
Birth Date: abt 1946
Marriage Date: 15 Jan 1980
Marriage Place: Defiance, Ohio, USA
Father: Floyd Copley
Mother: Irene Patrick
Spouse: Virgil Clay
Film Number: 001977651"


Robert Franklin Baldwin Jr

1. Tazewell Co, VA; Marriage License #18207; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Robert Baldwin, Jr; age 24; born in Tazewell Co, VA; single; living at Bishop, VA; son of Robert and
Martha (Dunford) Baldwin, Sr; married on 13 Jun 1953 in Tazewell, VA; Virgie Lee Brewster; age 21;
born in Caretta, WV; single; living at Bishop, VA; daughter of James and Hilda Brewster.
2. Stafford Funeral Home; Oceana, WV; Posted Obit.
"Robert Franklin Baldwin, Jr., 88, of Lynco, WV passed away on Monday November 27, 2017 at Pikeville
Community Hospital, Pikeville, KY. He was born on May 22, 1929 in Bishop, VA a son of the late
Robert Franklin and Martha Dunford Baldwin, Sr. In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by
a daughter Judy Wimmer; two grandchildren Michael and Melissa Wimmer; a great grandchild Ashlyn
Belcher; three sisters Audrey D. Clay, Rachel and Shirley Bishop. Survivors include his wife of over 60
years Vergie Lee Brewster Baldwin; three daughters Debbie (Gerald) Chambers of Pineville, Cay
(Phillip) Stafford of Eccles and Lisa Baldwin of Lynco; a son Robert Franklin "Robby" Baldwin, III of
Lynco; three sisters Catherine Farrington of Tazewell, Trula (James) Mitchell of Lynco and Rachel of
VA; grandchildren Della Stafford and companion David Toler, Mark Burgess, Brandon Stafford,
Stephanie (Tom) Devaney, Amanda Milam and husband Mark, Matthew Baldwin, Jimmy Crider, Jr and
Zach Belcher; great grandchildren Katie Toler, Khloe Davaney. Michael Davaney David Anthony,
Gabriel Bailey, Skylar Bailey, Payton Bailey, "Lil" Frankie Bailey, Jasmine Burgess, Gage Whitson and
Hayden Belcher; and a host of other loving family and friends. Funeral services will be held at 1:00 PM
on Monday December 4, 2017 in the Chapel of Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV With Pastor
Firg Proffitt officiating. He will be laid to rest in Cook Cemetery, Lynco, WV...."


Virgie Lee Brewster

1. Tazewell Co, VA; Marriage License #18207; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Robert Baldwin, Jr; age 24; born in Tazewell Co, VA; single; living at Bishop, VA; son of Robert and
Martha (Dunford) Baldwin, Sr; married on 13 Jun 1953 in Tazewell, VA; Virgie Lee Brewster; age 21;
born in Caretta, WV; single; living at Bishop, VA; daughter of James and Hilda Brewster.
2. Stafford Funeral Home; Oceana, WV; Posted Obit.
"Vergie Lee Brewster Baldwin, 85, of Oceana, WV passed away on March 24, 2018 at her home. She was born
on June 1, 1932 in McDowell County, WV a daughter of the late Jim and Hilda Mae Mitchell Brewster. In
addition to her parents she is preceded in death by her husband Robert Franklin Baldwin, Jr.; a daughter
Judy Wimmer; a son Robert Franklin Baldwin, III; and two grandchildren Michael and Melissa Wimmer.
Survivors include three daughters Debbie (Gerald) Chambers of Pineville, Cay (Phillip) Stafford of Eccles
and Lisa Baldwin of Lynco; a son Matthew Baldwin; grandchildren Della Stafford and companion David
Toler, Mark Burgess, Brandon Stafford, Stephanie (Tom) Devaney, Amanda Milam and husband Mark, , and
Jimmy Crider, Jr; great grandchildren Katie Toler, Khloe Davaney, Michael Davaney David Anthony, Gabriel
Bailey, Skylar Bailey, Payton Bailey, "Lil" Frankie Bailey, Jasmine Burgess, Gage Whitson and Kayden Lee;
and a host of other loving family and friends. Funeral services will be held at 1PM on Saturday March 31st
in the Chapel of Stafford Family Funeral Home with Bro. Butch Farrington officiating. She will be laid to
rest in Cook Cemetery, Lynco, WV. Friends may gather with the family from Noon until time of services on
Saturday March 31st at the funeral home..."


Robert Franklin "Bobby" Baldwin III

1. Stafford Funeral Home; Oceana, WV; Posted Obit.
"obert "Robbie" Franklin Baldwin, III, 49, of Lynco, WV passed away on Sunday December 31, 2017 at his
home. He was born on June 21, 1968 in Mullens, WV the son of Vergie Lee Brewster Baldwin and the late
Robert Franklin Baldwin, Jr. In addition to his father he is preceded in death by a sister Judy Wimmer; a
niece Melissa Wimmer; and a nephew Michael Wimmer. In addition to his mother survivors include a son
Zachary Belcher of Beckley; three sisters Debbie (Gerald) Chambers of Pineville, Cay (Phillip) Stafford of
Eccles and Lisa Baldwin of Lynco; and a host of other loving family and friends. Funeral service will be held
at 1:00 PM on Tuesday January 9, 2018 in the Chapel of Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV. He will
be laid to rest in Cook Cemetery, Lynco, WV...."


Ross Gleason Jones

1. Raleigh Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1920); Page 298; WV Archives Web Site.
Ross Gleason Jones; age 21; born in Monroe Co, WV; living in Statesbury, WV; married on 15 May
1920 in Statesbury, WV; Elmer Julian Canterberry; age 16; born in Oceana, WV; living at Statesbury, WV.


Elma Julian Canterbury

1. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Slab Fork District; taken on 15 Apr 1910; Page 280A; Family #4.
Listed as Elma Canterbury; age 5; born in WV; in household of father, Simon M. Canterbury.
2. Raleigh Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1920); Page 298; WV Archives Web Site.
Ross Gleason Jones; age 21; born in Monroe Co, WV; living in Statesbury, WV; married on 15 May
1920 in Statesbury, WV; Elmer Julian Canterberry; age 16; born in Oceana, WV; living at Statesbury, WV.