McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families and Individuals

Notes


James Elick Francis

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Davy; E.D. 24-35; taken on 15 Apr 1940;
Page 702A; Image 20 of 57; Household #162.
Listed as James Francis; age 23; born in KY; single; 8th grade education; lived in Harlan, KY on
1 Apr 1935; coal loader in coal mine; lodger; in household of John L. Thomas.


Elua May Thomas

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Davy; E.D. 24-35; taken on 15 Apr 1940;
Page 702A; Image 20 of 57; Household #162.
Listed as Eula May Thomas; age 18; born in WV; single; 8th grade education; in household of father,
John L. Thomas.


Ira Thomas Sr

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1915); Page 72; WV Archives Web Site.
Ira Thomas; age 28; born in Person Co, NC; single; black; miner; living in Caretta, WV; son of
Jack and Dora (sic, Patsy); married on 15 Aug 1915 at Caretta, WV; Lelia Wood; age 16; born in Alleghaney
Co, WV; single; black; daughter of Edgar and Laura; with given by Laura Wood, mother (of Lelia Wood).
2. Virginia, Select Marriages, 1785-1940; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Ira Thomas
Gender: Male
Marital Status: Widowed
Race: Black
Age: 41
Birth Date: 1887
Birth Place: Person Co., NC
Marriage Date: 7 Jul 1928
Marriage Place: Halifax, Virginia
Father: Jack Thomas
Mother: Patsy Smith
Spouse: Dora Jane Tuck
FHL Film Number: 2048454
Reference ID: p 8"
3. McDowell Co, WV; WW II Draft Registration Card #U-70; 27 Apr 1942; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Ira Thomas; age 55; born 13 Sep 1886 in Person Co, NC; living at Roderfield, WV; employed by
Premier Pocahontas Colleries Co, Premier, WV; person who will always know address, Dora Jane
Thomas, Roderfield, WV; Negro; 5'11" tall; 170 lbs; black eyes; black hair; light brown complexion.
4. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Ira Thomas
Gender: Male
Birth Date: 13 Sep 1886
Birth Place: North Carolina
Claim Date: 7 Jan 1952
Father: Jack Thomas
Mother: Patsey Smith
SSN: 232180793
Notes: 10 Dec 1976: Name listed as IRA THOMAS"
5. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate # 11367; WV Archives Web Site.
Ira Thomas; age 67; born 13 Sep 1886 in Roxboro, NC; married; Negro; coal miner; living at Roderfield,
WV; son of Jack and Patsy Thomas; died 7 Sep 1953 in Roderfield, WV; due to uremia; cardio-renal diaease;
buried 11 Sep 1953 in Iaeger Memorial; informant, Dora Thomas
6. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 29 Dec 2013.
Ira Thomas; born 13 Sep 1886; 7 Sep 1953; buried here; headstone photo shown; "AT REST".


Lelia Wood

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1915); Page 72; WV Archives Web Site.
Ira Thomas; age 28; born in Person Co, NC; single; black; miner; living in Caretta, WV; son of
Jack and Dora (sic, Patsy); married on 15 Aug 1915 at Caretta, WV; Lelia Wood; age 16; born in Alleghaney
Co, WV; single; black; daughter of Edgar and Laura; with given by Laura Wood, mother (of Lelia Wood).


Ira Thomas Sr

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1915); Page 72; WV Archives Web Site.
Ira Thomas; age 28; born in Person Co, NC; single; black; miner; living in Caretta, WV; son of
Jack and Dora (sic, Patsy); married on 15 Aug 1915 at Caretta, WV; Lelia Wood; age 16; born in Alleghaney
Co, WV; single; black; daughter of Edgar and Laura; with given by Laura Wood, mother (of Lelia Wood).
2. Virginia, Select Marriages, 1785-1940; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Ira Thomas
Gender: Male
Marital Status: Widowed
Race: Black
Age: 41
Birth Date: 1887
Birth Place: Person Co., NC
Marriage Date: 7 Jul 1928
Marriage Place: Halifax, Virginia
Father: Jack Thomas
Mother: Patsy Smith
Spouse: Dora Jane Tuck
FHL Film Number: 2048454
Reference ID: p 8"
3. McDowell Co, WV; WW II Draft Registration Card #U-70; 27 Apr 1942; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Ira Thomas; age 55; born 13 Sep 1886 in Person Co, NC; living at Roderfield, WV; employed by
Premier Pocahontas Colleries Co, Premier, WV; person who will always know address, Dora Jane
Thomas, Roderfield, WV; Negro; 5'11" tall; 170 lbs; black eyes; black hair; light brown complexion.
4. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Ira Thomas
Gender: Male
Birth Date: 13 Sep 1886
Birth Place: North Carolina
Claim Date: 7 Jan 1952
Father: Jack Thomas
Mother: Patsey Smith
SSN: 232180793
Notes: 10 Dec 1976: Name listed as IRA THOMAS"
5. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate # 11367; WV Archives Web Site.
Ira Thomas; age 67; born 13 Sep 1886 in Roxboro, NC; married; Negro; coal miner; living at Roderfield,
WV; son of Jack and Patsy Thomas; died 7 Sep 1953 in Roderfield, WV; due to uremia; cardio-renal diaease;
buried 11 Sep 1953 in Iaeger Memorial; informant, Dora Thomas
6. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 29 Dec 2013.
Ira Thomas; born 13 Sep 1886; 7 Sep 1953; buried here; headstone photo shown; "AT REST".


Dora Jane Tuck

1. North Carolina, Birth Indexes, 1800-2000; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Dora Jane Tuck
Gender: Female
Race: Colored (Black)
Event Type: Delayed Birth
Birth Date: 31 Mar 1902
Birth County: Granville
Parent1 Name: Ruffin Tuck
Parent2 Name: Mary Fannie Ramsey
Roll number: NCVR_B_C045_66001
Volume: 12
Page: 264"
2. Virginia, Select Marriages, 1785-1940; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Dora Jane Tuck
Gender: Female
Marital Status: Single
Race: Black
Age: 21
Birth Date: 1907
Birth Place: Halifax Co., VA
Marriage Date: 7 Jul 1928
Marriage Place: Halifax, Virginia
Father: Ruffin Tuck
Mother: Mary Ramsey
Spouse: Ira Thomas
FHL Film Number: 2048454
Reference ID: p 8"


Ira Thomas Jr

1. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 29 Dec 2013.
Ira Thomas, Jr; born in 1932; died in 1986; buried here; headstone photo shown; "SN * US NAVY * KOREA"


Maylon "Bud" Abrams Sr

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; Berwind; taken on 2 Apr 1930; Page 127A;
Image 1 of 47; Family #5/7.
Listed as Bud Abrams; age 16; born in WV; in household of of brother-in-law; Alfred J. Holland.
2. Tazewell Co, VA; Marriage License #29359; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Bud Abrams; age 23; born in Eckman, WV; single; miner; living at Bandy, VA; son of Henry and
Cordelia (Russell) Abrams; married on 7 Dec 1936 at Tazewell, VA; Jettie Hall; age 21; born and in
living in Boissevain, VA; single; daughter of Edgar and Ellen (Coleman) Hall.
3. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Bradshaw; E.D. 24-60; Page 1211A; Image
59 of 132; Household #467.
Listed as Merian Abrams; age 24; born in WV; widowed; 8th grade education; lived in same place on
1 Apr 1935; truck driver for retail furniture store; in household of brother-in-law, Charles W. Phillips,
with son.
4. US Public Records Index, Vol 1; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Bud M. Abram; born on 29 Aug 1915; living at General Delivery, Roderfield, WV 24881 in 1987.
5. Social Security Death index; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Bud M Abram; born on 29 Aug 1915; died on 7 Dec 1996; last residence, Roderfield, McDowell Co,
WV; SS #235-05-4368; card issued in WV before 1951.
6. FindAGrave.com; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by Sherri Davis;
25 Apr 2000; double headstone photo added by Brady Eanes.
Bud M. Abram; born on 29 Aug 1915 in KY; died on 7 Dec 1996 at Roderfield, WV; buried here; double
headstone shown with wife, Anna Marie Dickterenko ; inscription "WED NOV. 14, 1942
WALKS WITH GOD".


Jettie L. Hall

1. 1920 Census, Tazewell Co, VA; Clear Fork District; Pocahontas; taken on 8/9 Jan 1920; Page 61A; Image
3 of 9; Family #79/86.
Listed as Jettie L. Hall; age 5 mons; born in VA; in household of father, Rdgar R. Hall.
2. Tazewell Co, VA; Marriage License #29359; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Bud Abrams; age 23; born in Eckman, WV; single; miner; living at Bandy, VA; son of Henry and
Cordelia (Russell) Abrams; married on 7 Dec 1936 at Tazewell, VA; Jettie Hall; age 21; born and in
living in Boissevain, VA; single; daughter of Edgar and Ellen (Coleman) Hall.
3. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co,WV; submitted by
Gathering Roots; 18 Dec 2017.
Jennie "Jettie" Abrams; born 3 Dec 1919; died 10 Aug 1939; buried here; no grave marker photo shown.
"Event Date 10 Aug 1939
Event Place McDowell, West Virginia
Marital Status Married
Spouse's Name Bud Abrams
Father's Name Edgar Hall
Mother's Name Ellen Murrey"


Maylon "Bud" Abrams Jr

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Bradshaw; E.D. 24-60; Page 1211A; Image
59 of 132; Household #467.
Listed as Junior Abrams; age 2; born in WV; no education; in household of uncle, Charles W. Phillips,
with father.


Baby Boy Abrams

1. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #522; WV Archives Web Site.
Baby Abrams, male; born and died 26 Jan 1939 at Bradshaw, WV; premature birth; parents,
Bud and Jettie (Hall) Abrams; buried 27 Jan 1939 at Bradshaw, WV; informant, Bud Abrams.
2. FindAGrave.com; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
Gathering Roots; 3 Oct 2103.
Baby Boy Abrams; born and died 26 Jan 1939; buried here; no grave marker photo shown;
"Son Of Bud Abrams And Jettie Hall".
(This listing appears to be in error. His death certificate states he was buried at Bradshaw, WV)


Woodrow Wilson Blizzard

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Hensley; taken on 11 Apr 1930; Page #56A;
Image 41 of 57; Family #357/375.
Listed as Wilson Blizzard; age 10; born in WV; in household of father, William M. Blizzard.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1945); Page 41; WV Archives Web Site.
Woodrow Blizzard; age 25; born at Big Sandy, WV; single; living at premier, WV; married on
3 Jul 1945 at Welch, WV; Bernice Morgan; age 18; born at Capels, WV; single; living at Davy, WV;
with consent of Myrtle Green, mother of Bernice, Morgan.


Bernice Morgan

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; taken on 7 Apr 1930; Page 69A;
Image 9 of 47; Family #73/75.
Listed as Berness Morgan; age 3 yrs, 7 mons; born in WV; in household of grandmother; Keedy B.
Mullins, with mother.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1945); Page 41; WV Archives Web Site.
Woodrow Blizzard; age 25; born at Big Sandy, WV; single; living at premier, WV; married on
3 Jul 1945 at Welch, WV; Bernice Morgan; age 18; born at Capels, WV; single; living at Davy, WV;
with consent of Myrtle Green, mother of Bernice, Morgan.


Frank Thomas

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1922); Page 330A; WV Archives Web Site.
Frank Thomas; age 33; born in Charlotte Co, VA; single; black; miner; living at Switchback, WW;
son of Robert and Lucinda; married on 13 Jul 1922 in Welch, WV; Dora Beverly; age 21; born in
Mercer Co, WV; single; black; daughter of John and Minnie.


Dora J. Beverly

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1922); Page 330A; WV Archives Web Site.
Frank Thomas; age 33; born in Charlotte Co, VA; single; black; miner; living at Switchback, WW;
son of Robert and Lucinda; married on 13 Jul 1922 in Welch, WV; Dora Beverly; age 21; born in
Mercer Co, WV; single; black; daughter of John and Minnie.
2. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B, Walls; 9 Mar 2014.
Dora J. Thomas; born 31 Mar 1902; died 8 Oct 1977; buried here; headstone photo shown; "AT REST".


Clarence David Green

1. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Hughes; taken on 22/23 Apr 1910; Page 235B;
Image 16 of 20; Family #153/153.
Listed as Clarence Green; age 5; born in WV; in household of father, Simeon F. Green.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1930); Page 177; WV Archives Web Site.
Clarence Green; age 26; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; miner; iving at Capels, WV; son of
Sim and Malinda; married on 25 dec 1930 at Capels, WV; Mrytle Morgan; age 22; born in
Wyoming Co, WV; single (sic, previous marriage); daughter of L.F and Katie.
3. Raleigh Co, WV; Death Certificate #'58 005651; WV Archives Web Site.
Clarence David Green; age 53; born 29 Nov 1904 in Welch, WV; married; coal miner; SS# 234-14-8262;
living at Davy, WV; son of Simon and Malinda (Harman) Green; died 7 Apr 1958 in the Pinecrest
Sanitarium, Beckley, WV; due to far advanced bilateral pulmonary tuberculosis; buried 9 Apr 1958
in Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, WV; informant, Mrs. Myrtle Green, Davy, WV.
4. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 2 Aug 2014.
Clarence D. Green; born 29 Nov 1904; died 7 Apr 1958; buried here; double headstone photo shown
with wife Myrtle M. Green; "MARRIED 25 DEC 1930".


Myrtle Mullins

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1926); Page 317; WV Archives Web Site.
Onnie Morgan; age 23; born in Wyoming Co, WV; single; brakeman; living at Capels, WV;
son of D. and Sallie; married on 27 Feb 1926 at Capels, WV; Myrtle Mullins; age 12; born
in Wyoming Co, WV; single; daughter of Lewis and Katie (sic, Keedy).
2. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; taken on 7 Apr 1930; Page 69A;
Image 9 of 47; Family #73/75.
Listed as Martle Morgan; age 21; born in WV; widow; in household of mother; Keedy B. Mullins.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1930); Page 177; WV Archives Web Site.
Clarence Green; age 26; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; miner; iving at Capels, WV; son of
Sim and Malinda; married on 25 Dec 1930 at Capels, WV; Mrytle Morgan; age 22; born in
Wyoming Co, WV; single (sic, previous marriage); daughter of L.F and Katie.
4. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 2 Aug 2014.
Myrtle M. Green; born 30 Jan 1908; died 22 Feb 1993; buried here; double headstone photo shown
with husband, Clarence David Green.


Harold James Green

1. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #4892; WV Archives Web Site.
Harold James Green; age 20; born 25 Aug 1932 at Marine, WV; single; living at Davy, WV; son of
Clarence and Myrtle (Mullins) Green; died 8 Apr 1952 in Davy, WV; due to pulmonary tuberculosis;
buried 10 Apr 1952 at Roderfield; informant, John Morgan.
2. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 2 Aug 2014.
Harold J. Green; born 25 Aug 1932; died 8 Apr 1952; buried here; headstone photo shown; "BROTHER".