McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families and Individuals

Notes


Frank Harris

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1946); Page 414; WV Archives Web Site.
Frank Harris; age 30; born in Honaker, VA; divorced; living at Oceana, WV; son of G.W. and Alice
(Hess) Harris; married on 14 Apr 1946 at Pineville, WV; Donna Holbrook; age 21; born in Dante, VA;
single; living at Oceana, WV; daughter of J.C. and Cordelia (Burke) Holbrook.


Donna Junita Holbrook

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1946); Page 414; WV Archives Web Site.
Frank Harris; age 30; born in Honaker, VA; divorced; living at Oceana, WV; son of G.W. and Alice
(Hess) Harris; married on 14 Apr 1946 at Pineville, WV; Donna Holbrook; age 21; born in Dante, VA;
single; living at Oceana, WV; daughter of J.C. and Cordelia (Burke) Holbrook.


Sylvia M. Knuckles

1. US Public Records Index; LDS Web Site.
Sylvia M. Perry; born 11 Sep 1952; living at RR 5, Box 445, Bluefield, WV 24701 from 1 Aug
1998 to 25 Mar 2008.


Genie Olbert

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1936); Page 351; WV Archives Web Site.
Genie Albert; age 33; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; miner; living at Bartley, WV; son of William
and Letha; married on16 Dec 1936 in Paynesville, WV; Ethel Griffith; age 23; born in McDowell Co,
WV; single; living at Jolo, WV; daughter of Wiley and Christina.


Ethel Griffith

1. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1999"; 1999; By Geneva Steel, Tom
Hatcher and Sandra Long; "Wiley B. Griffith"; Article; Page 155; submitted by Elizabeth G.
McClanahan; HC 61, Box 18AA, Grundy, VA 24614.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1936); Page 351; WV Archives Web Site.
Genie Albert; age 33; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; miner; living at Bartley, WV; son of William
and Letha; married on16 Dec 1936 in Paynesville, WV; Ethel Griffith; age 23; born in McDowell Co,
WV; single; living at Jolo, WV; daughter of Wiley and Christina.


Ballard Prater

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1917); Page 243; WV Archives Web Site.
Ballard Pratter; age 22; born in Knott Co, KY; single; miner; living at Caretta, WV; son of Bud and Millie;
married on 2 Dec 1917 in Coalwood, WV; Lou Ranie Click; age 18; born in Knott Co, KY; single;
daughter of Harve and Rosana,
2. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1995"; 1995; Edited by Dr, Thomas C.
Hatcher; Geneva Steele; Sandra Long and Christine Carr McGuire; "Ballard and Raine Prater,
Miner"; Article; Page 224; submitted by Mary Ann Prater Justice, PO Box 458, War, WV 24892.


Lou Ranie Click

1. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1999"; 1999; By Geneva Steel, Tom Hatcher
and Sandra Long; "Harve and Roseanna Click Family"; article; Page 120; submitted by Mary Ann
Prater Justice; PO Box 458, War, WV 24892.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1917); Page 243; WV Archives Web Site.
Ballard Pratter; age 22; born in Knott Co, KY; single; miner; living at Caretta, WV; son of Bud and Millie;
married on 2 Dec 1917 in Coalwood, WV; Lou Ranie Click; age 18; born in Knott Co, KY; single;
daughter of Harve and Rosana,
3. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by Victoria Taylor-True; 16 Jul 2012; maintained by Shanda
Hicks Brewer.
" Lou Ranie Click Prater
Birth 18 Mar 1901
Kentucky, USA
Death 22 Jan 1970 (aged 68)
Welch, McDowell County, West Virginia, USA
Burial
Big Creek Cemetery II
McDowell County, West Virginia, USA "

Additional Information Posted:
"Daughter of Harve Click and Rosanna Hicks

Married Ballard Prater 2 Dec 1917 in Coalwood, McDowell, WV

CHILDREN : {13}
Edna Minnie, Dalcine , Effie, Allyne, Ethel, Cecil, Joseph Ray, Josephine, Elmer Elisha, David Lee, James, Mary Anne, and Lawrence Sherman.
4. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1995"; 1995; Edited by Dr, Thomas C.
Hatcher; Geneva Steele; Sandra Long and Christine Carr McGuire; "Ballard and Raine Prater,
Miner"; Article; Page 224; submitted by Mary Ann Prater Justice, PO Box 458, War, WV 24892.


Dalcine Prater

1. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1995"; 1995; Edited by Dr, Thomas C.
Hatcher; Geneva Steele; Sandra Long and Christine Carr McGuire; "Ballard and Raine Prater,
Miner"; Article; Page 224; submitted by Mary Ann Prater Justice, PO Box 458, War, WV 24892.


Effie Prater

1. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1995"; 1995; Edited by Dr, Thomas C.
Hatcher; Geneva Steele; Sandra Long and Christine Carr McGuire; "Ballard and Raine Prater,
Miner"; Article; Page 224; submitted by Mary Ann Prater Justice, PO Box 458, War, WV 24892.


Ethel Prater

1. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1995"; 1995; Edited by Dr, Thomas C.
Hatcher; Geneva Steele; Sandra Long and Christine Carr McGuire; "Ballard and Raine Prater,
Miner"; Article; Page 224; submitted by Mary Ann Prater Justice, PO Box 458, War, WV 24892.


Cecil Prater

1. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1995"; 1995; Edited by Dr, Thomas C.
Hatcher; Geneva Steele; Sandra Long and Christine Carr McGuire; "Ballard and Raine Prater,
Miner"; Article; Page 224; submitted by Mary Ann Prater Justice, PO Box 458, War, WV 24892.


Joseph Ray Prater

1. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1995"; 1995; Edited by Dr, Thomas C.
Hatcher; Geneva Steele; Sandra Long and Christine Carr McGuire; "Ballard and Raine Prater,
Miner"; Article; Page 224; submitted by Mary Ann Prater Justice, PO Box 458, War, WV 24892.


Josephine Prater

1. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1995"; 1995; Edited by Dr, Thomas C.
Hatcher; Geneva Steele; Sandra Long and Christine Carr McGuire; "Ballard and Raine Prater,
Miner"; Article; Page 224; submitted by Mary Ann Prater Justice, PO Box 458, War, WV 24892.


Elmer Elisha Prater

1. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1995"; 1995; Edited by Dr, Thomas C.
Hatcher; Geneva Steele; Sandra Long and Christine Carr McGuire; "Ballard and Raine Prater,
Miner"; Article; Page 224; submitted by Mary Ann Prater Justice, PO Box 458, War, WV 24892.


David Lee Prater

1. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1995"; 1995; Edited by Dr, Thomas C.
Hatcher; Geneva Steele; Sandra Long and Christine Carr McGuire; "Ballard and Raine Prater,
Miner"; Article; Page 224; submitted by Mary Ann Prater Justice, PO Box 458, War, WV 24892.


James Prater

1. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1995"; 1995; Edited by Dr, Thomas C.
Hatcher; Geneva Steele; Sandra Long and Christine Carr McGuire; "Ballard and Raine Prater,
Miner"; Article; Page 224; submitted by Mary Ann Prater Justice, PO Box 458, War, WV 24892.


Hosea Curnette Puckett

1. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1995"; 1995; Edited by Dr, Thomas C.
Hatcher; Geneva Steele; Sandra Long and Christine Carr McGuire; "Eugene Walford Puckett";
Article; Page 226; submitted by Sara Lynn Puckett Reese, 598 Whitley Ridge Road, North Tazewell,
VA 24630.
2. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1995"; 1995; Edited by Dr, Thomas C.
Hatcher; Geneva Steele; Sandra Long and Christine Carr McGuire; "H.C. (Curnie) and Daisy Smith
Puckett"; Article; Page 226; submitted by Charlotte Harman Puckett, Rt 4, Box 89, North Tazewel, VA
24630.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1920); Page 288; WV Archives Website.
H.C. Puckett; age 27; born in Carroll Co, VA; single; electrician; living at Six, WV; son of E.A. and
Rosa; married on 20 Sep 1920 at Six, WV; Daisy Smith; age 21; born in Clay Co, KY; single; daughter
of Jasper and____.
4. FindAGrave.com Website; submitted by James Brady; 3 Sep 2015.
" Hosea Curnette Puckett
Birth 29 Aug 1894
Carroll County, Virginia, USA
Death 1 Mar 1968 (aged 73)
Mercer County, West Virginia, USA
Burial
Roselawn Memorial Gardens
Princeton, Mercer County, West Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 151664634"


Daisy Smith

1. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1995"; 1995; Edited by Dr, Thomas C.
Hatcher; Geneva Steele; Sandra Long and Christine Carr McGuire; "Eugene Walford Puckett";
Article; Page 226; submitted by Sara Lynn Puckett Reese, 598 Whitley Ridge Road, North Tazewell,
VA 24630.
2. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1995"; 1995; Edited by Dr, Thomas C.
Hatcher; Geneva Steele; Sandra Long and Christine Carr McGuire; "H.C. (Curnie) and Daisy Smith
Puckett"; Article; Page 226; submitted by Charlotte Harman Puckett, Rt 4, Box 89, North Tazewel, VA
24630.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1920); Page 288; WV Archives Website.
H.C. Puckett; age 27; born in Carroll Co, VA; single; electrician; living at Six, WV; son of E.A. and
Rosa; married on 20 Sep 1920 at Six, WV; Daisy Smith; age 21; born in Clay Co, KY; single; daughter
of Jasper and____.
4. FindAGrave.com Website; submitted by James Brady; 3 Sep 2015.
" Daisy Smith Puckett
Birth 24 Aug 1901
Kentucky, USA
Death 28 Feb 1983 (aged 81)
Wytheville, Wythe County, Virginia, USA
Burial
Roselawn Memorial Gardens
Princeton, Mercer County, West Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 151664744"


Mahnke

1. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1995"; 1995; Edited by Dr, Thomas C.
Hatcher; Geneva Steele; Sandra Long and Christine Carr McGuire; "Andrew Psiuk, Miner"; Article;
Page 226; submitted by Mary Psiuk Mahnke, daughter, Hillsville, VA.


Mary Psiuk

1. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1995"; 1995; Edited by Dr, Thomas C.
Hatcher; Geneva Steele; Sandra Long and Christine Carr McGuire; "Andrew Psiuk, Miner"; Article;
Page 226; submitted by Mary Psiuk Mahnke, daughter, Hillsville, VA.


William Henry Amick Jr

1. Russell Co, VA; Marriage License #27113; Ancestry.com Website.
William Henry Amick, Jr; age 34; born in Vallscreek, WV; single; shovel operator; living at Berwind,
WV; son of William H. and Dinah (Walker) Amick; married on 18 Sep 1954 in Russell C, VA; Minnie
Juanita Nelson; age 21; born in Vallscreek, WV; single; living in Squire, WV; daughter of Doak Henry
and Gracie (Sparks) Nelson.
2. Virginia, U.S., Divorce Records, 1918-2014; Ancestry.com Website.
"Name: William Henry Amick
Gender: Male
Race: White
Divorce Age: 45
Birth Date: 25 Feb 1920
Marriage Date: 18 Sep 1954
Divorce Date: 1 Sep 1965
Divorce Place: Virginia, USA
Spouse: Minnie J Nelson Amick
Certificate Number: 1965005696
Number of Children: 2"
3. FindAGrave.com Website; submitted by Nancy Horton Gillespie; 1 Feb 2017,
" William Henry Amick Jr.
Birth 25 Feb 1920
Vallscreek, McDowell County, West Virginia, USA
Death 15 Jul 1966 (aged 46)
Beckley, Raleigh County, West Virginia, USA
Burial
High Lawn Memorial Park
Oak Hill, Fayette County, West Virginia, USA Show Map
Memorial ID 17593767"

Additional Information Posted:
"William was the son of William Henry and Dinah Walker Amick, Senior. He was first the husband of Helen Loretta Warden. They had one known child together, William Donald Amick. William also married Minnie Juanita Nelson on the 18th day of September 1954 in Lebanon, Russell County, Virginia. They had 2 children at the time of their divorce, Rita Lynn and Michael Amick.:


Minda Juanita "Minnie" Nelson

1. Russell Co, VA; Marriage License #27113; Ancestry.com Website.
William Henry Amick, Jr; age 34; born in Vallscreek, WV; single; shovel operator; living at Berwind,
WV; son of William H. and Dinah (Walker) Amick; married on 18 Sep 1954 in Russell C, VA; Minnie
Juanita Nelson; age 21; born in Vallscreek, WV; single; living in Squire, WV; daughter of Doak Henry
and Gracie (Sparks) Nelson.
2. Virginia, U.S., Divorce Records, 1918-2014; Ancestry.com Website.
"Name: Minnie J Nelson Amick
Gender: Female
Race: White
Divorce Age: 32
Birth Date: 21 May 1933
Marriage Date: 18 Sep 1954
Divorce Date: 1 Sep 1965
Divorce Place: Virginia, USA
Spouse: William Henry Amick
Certificate Number: 1965005696
Number of Children: 2"
3. E-mail from Tomi Turley; 17 Jan 2021.
"my mother is Rita Lynn Amick she was born on 03/12/1960 her mother was Minda Juanita (Nelson) Moore (05/21/1933 to 03/08/2012) Granny Moore was from Berwind her parents are already listed on
you(r) page her parents were Doake and Grace Nelson only child you have listed is Burligh Nelson
They actually had more There was Burligh, Ruby, Minda, Fred, Charles, and Barbara . PawPaw Ray Moore('s) family was originally from Berwind also but moved to Maryland. My mother and her siblings were raised in Maryland until moving back to war is late 70s. ..."
4. Russell Co, VA; Marriage License #81-021318; Ancestry.com Website.
Carl Robert Rutherford; age 52; born 25 Apr 1929 in War, WV; divorced; this is his 2nd marriage; first
marriage ended 12 Aug 1975; 2 yrs college education; living at Box 74, Warriormine, WV; son of
Robert Bruce and Clara (Muncy) Rutherford; married on 18 May 1981 in Lebanon, VA; Minnie
Juanita Moore; maiden name Nelson; age 47; born 21 May 1933 in Hatwell, WV; divorced; this is
her 3rd marriage; last marriage ended 28 Jun 1978; 11th grade education; living at Box 72,
Warroiormine, WV; daughter of Doak and Gracie (Sparks) Nelson.