McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families and Individuals

Notes


Hubert Graham

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1934); Page 258; WV Archives Web Site.
Hubert Graham; age 28; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; miner; living at Powhatan, WV; son of
George and Eliza; married on 8 dec 1934 in Welch, WV; Pearl Thomas; age 30; born in Tazewell Co,
VA; single; living in Switchback, WV; daughter of Frank and Jane.


Margaret Pearl Thomas

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1934); Page 258; WV Archives Web Site.
Hubert Graham; age 28; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; miner; living at Powhatan, WV; son of
George and Eliza; married on 8 dec 1934 in Welch, WV; Pearl Thomas; age 30; born in Tazewell Co,
VA; single; living in Switchback, WV; daughter of Frank and Jane.


Robert Elwood "Bob: Graham

1. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Robert Elwood Graham
[Robert E Graham]
Gender: Male
Race: White
Birth Date: 19 Jul 1936
Birth Place: Powhatan Mcd, West Virginia
[Powhatan, West Virginia]
Death Date: 12 Jul 2001
Father: Hubert Graham
Mother: Margaret P Thomas
SSN: 233568192
Notes: Apr 1953: Name listed as ROBERT ELWOOD GRAHAM;
21 Jul 2001: Name listed as ROBERT E GRAHAM"


George Washington Bishop

1. 1860 Census, Lawrence Co, KY, Louisa PO, taken on 21 Jul 1860, Page 561, Family #569.
Listed as George Bishop, age 14, born in KY, in household of father, George B. Bishop.
2. "Lowe Family Tree"; submitted by lowe1241; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"16 Feb 1863; Louisa, Lawrence County, Kentucky; Entered active duty with 39th KY Infantry"
3 "Lowe Family Tree"; submitted by lowe1241; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"15 Sept 1865; Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky, USA; Discharged from active duty."
4. Kentucky Marriage Records, 1852-1914; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name George Bishop
Age 23
Est. Birth Year abt 1851
Residence Lawrence
(miner, this was his 1st marriage)
Spouse Name Nancy Bowling
Spouse Age 18
Spouse Residence Elliott
(this was her 1st marriage)
Marriage Date 5 Feb 1874
Marriage Location Elliott
County of Record Elliott
5. 1880 Census, Lawrence Co, KY; taken on 15 Jun 1880; Page 375A; Image 20 of 29;
Family #127/127.
Listed as W. G. Bishop; age 32; born in KY; married; farmer; head of household.
6. 1900 Census, Lawrence Co, KY; Blaine; taken on 16 Jun 1900; Page 87A; Image 17 of 26;
Family #140/141.
Listed as George W. Bishop; age 50; born in Apr 1850 in KY; married 26 yrs; farmer; head
of household.
7. Civil War Pension Index: General Index to Pension Files, 1861-1934; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name George W Bishop
Gender Male
Place Filed Kentucky, USA
Relation to Head Soldier
Spouse Nancy Bishop
Household Members
Name Age
George W Bishop
Nancy Bishop"
(Service: Band & M.3. Ky, Inf.; date of filing 4 Feb 1903 as Invalid. 29 Aug 1918 as Widow)
8. 1910 Census, Lawrence Co, KY; District #4; taken on 20 Apr 1939; Page 39A; Image 7 of 21;
Family #65/65.
Listed as George W. Bishop; age 62; born in KY; married once for 36 yrs; odd jobb laborer;
head of household.
9. Death Certificate #40628; Lawrence Co, KY; LDS Web Site; via E-Mail from Kat Grady; 2 Apr 2020.
George Bishop; age 69 yrs, 11 mons, 4 days; born 10 Apr 1847 in Lawrence Co, KY; single; son of
George and Elizabeth (Rose) Bishop; died 14 Mar 1917 at Dry Fork, KY; due to failure of heart
compensation caused from rheumatism; buried 15? Mar 1917 at Irish Creek, (KY); informant J.M.
Dalton, Hickville.
10. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by Karen Young Farley; 1 Jan 2010.
" George Washington Bishop
Birth 1848
Death 14 Mar 1917 (aged 68–69)
Lawrence County, Kentucky, USA
Burial
Rube Adams Cemetery
Webbville, Lawrence County, Kentucky, USA Show Map
Memorial ID 46228104"

Inscription: Band * 3 KY. INF. * SP. AM. War


Nancy Bowling

1. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by Karen Young Farley; 1 Jan 2010.
" Nancy Bowling Bishop
Birth 8 Mar 1857
Death 17 Jul 1924 (aged 67)
Burial
Rube Adams Cemetery
Webbville, Lawrence County, Kentucky, USA Show Map
Memorial ID 46228155"


Frank Bishop

1. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by Karen Young Farley; 1 Jan 2010.
"Pvt Frank Bishop
Birth 16 Mar 1900
Death 18 Sep 1974 (aged 74)
Burial
Rube Adams Cemetery
Webbville, Lawrence County, Kentucky, USA
Memorial ID 46228083"

Inscription: PVT * US ARMY


Emory Ray Dingess

1. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by Mitch Dingus; 20 Aug 2010.
" Emory Ray Dingus
Birth 23 Mar 1933
Death 7 Aug 2010 (aged 77)
Burial
Cumberland Memorial Gardens
Fayetteville, Cumberland County, North Carolina"

Additional Information Posted:
"Emory R. Dingus Retired U.S. Army Sgt. 1st Class Emory Ray Dingus, 77, of Spring Lake, died, Saturday, Aug. 7, 2010, in Carrol S. Roberson Hospice Center.

"Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. today, Wednesday, Aug. 11, 2010, in the chapel of Cumberland Memorial Gardens in Fayetteville. Burial in Cumberland Memorial Gardens. A visitation was held Tuesday, Aug. 10, 2010, from 6 to 8 p.m., at Adcock Funeral Home & Crematory in Spring Lake.

"Mr. Dingus is survived by his wife, Ellie S. Dingus; son, David Dingus; stepdaughter, Sandra White; stepson, Kenneth Roberts; sister, Sue Roberts; six grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren."


Ella May Shearl

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Premier; taken 12 Apr 1930; Page 238A;
Image 15 of 35; Family #118/118.
Listed as Ella B. Shearl; age 9; born in WV; in household of father, Ora S. Shearl.
2. Tazewell Co, VA; Marriage License #29966; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Kenneth Earl Roberts; age 25; born in Norton, VA; divorced; one previous marriage; discharged
from Army; living at Norton, VA; son of Matthew and Sarah (Maggared) Roberts; married on 7 Nov
1945 in Tazewell Co, VA; Ellie May Shearl; age 24; born in War, WV; divorced; one previous marriage;
living at Tazewell, VA; daughter of Ora and Lissie (Crigger) Shearl.


Gordon W. Riffe

1. 1880 Census, Buchanan Co, VA, Garden District, taken on 14 Jun 1880, Page 340B, Family #147.
Listed as Gordon Rife, age 8, born in VA, in household of mother, Wyrena Gibson Riffe.
2. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by Clifford Edsel Miller; 4 May 2011.
" Gordon W. Riffe
Birth 28 Feb 1872
Buchanan County, Virginia, USA
Death 24 Mar 1911 (aged 39)
Slate, Buchanan County, Virginia, USA
Burial
Rife-Ward Cemetery
Slate, Buchanan County, Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 69345916 "


Lovisa "Louise" Riffe

1. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by Carolyn Goddard; 3 Dec 2007; maintained by Clifford Edsel
Miller.
" Lovisa “Louise” Rife
Birth 28 Jan 1881
Death 28 May 1958 (aged 77)
Norton, Wise County, Virginia, USA
Burial
Rife Cemetery
Slate, Buchanan County, Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 23237702"


Gregory Allen Craighead

1. Roanoke, VA Marriage License #79-005898; Ancestry,com Web Site.
Gregory Allen Craighead; age 23; born 13 Aug 1955 in Roanoke, VA; this is his 1st marriage; 1 yr
college education; living at Rt6, Box 359, Roanoke, VA; son of Zollie Allen and Barbara (Leslie)
Craighead; married on 23 Feb 1979 in the United Medodist Church, Roanoke, VA; Kathlee Lane
Fentress; age 18; born 14 May 1960 in VA; this is her 1st marriage; living at Rt 6, Box 359, Roanoke,
VA; 12th grade education; daughter of John Leo and Ruth (Lane) Fentress,


Kathleen Lane Fentress

1. Roanoke, VA Marriage License #79-005898; Ancestry,com Web Site.
Gregory Allen Craighead; age 23; born 13 Aug 1955 in Roanoke, VA; this is his 1st marriage; 1 yr
college education; living at Rt6, Box 359, Roanoke, VA; son of Zollie Allen and Barbara (Leslie)
Craighead; married on 23 Feb 1979 in the United Medodist Church, Roanoke, VA; Kathlee Lane
Fentress; age 18; born 14 May 1960 in VA; this is her 1st marriage; living at Rt 6, Box 359, Roanoke,
VA; 12th grade education; daughter of John Leo and Ruth (Lane) Fentress,


Elmer Lafayette Ferrell

1. Virginia, Select Marriages, 1785-1940; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Elmer Ferrell
Gender: Male
Marital Status: Single
Race: White
Age: 19
Birth Date: 1888
Birth Place: Giles Co., VA.
Marriage Date: 28 Jul 1907
Marriage Place: Giles Co., Virginia
Father: J. W. Ferrell
Mother: N. Ferrell
Spouse: Pearl Alderman
FHL Film Number: 31740
Reference ID: Line 17"
2. World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Elmer Layfayette Frerrell
[Elmer Lafayette Ferrell]
Race: Caucasian (White)
Marital Status: Single
Birth Date: 29 Feb 1888
Birth Place: Virginia, USA
Residence Place: Giles, Virginia, USA
Physical Build: Medium
Height: Medium
Hair Description: Not Bald
Hair Color: Brown
Eye Color: Blue"
3. Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Elmer Ferrell
Gender: Male
Race: White
Death Age: 51
Birth Date: 29 Feb 1888
Death Date: 29 Apr 1939
Death Place: Pearisburg, Giles, Virginia, USA
Registration Date: 1 May 1939
Father: J W Ferrell
Mother: Nannie Warner
Spouse: Neta Ferrell
Certificate Number: 1939009117"
4. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by Sharon Brown; 2 Jun 2008.
" Elmer L. Ferrell
Birth 20 Feb 1888
Death 29 Apr 1939 (aged 51)
Burial
Boyd Cemetery
Giles County, Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 27261886"

Addition Information Posted:
"Application For Headstone" ; Photo
Elmer L. Ferrell; Private 1st Class; Company B; Machine Gun Battalion; died 29 Apr 1939.


Pearl Alderman

1. Virginia, Select Marriages, 1785-1940; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Pearl Alderman
Gender: Female
Marital Status: Single
Race: White
Age: 16
Birth Date: 1891
Birth Place: Giles Co., VA.
Marriage Date: 28 Jul 1907
Marriage Place: Giles Co., Virginia
Father: Geo. W. Alderman
Mother: C. Alderman
Spouse: Elmer Ferrell
FHL Film Number: 31740
Reference ID: Line 17"
2. Raleigh Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1912); Page 143; WV Archives Web Site.
George Miller; age 25; born in Mercer Co, WV; living in Raleigh Co, WV; married on 10
Dec 1912; Mrs. Pearl Alderman; age 23; born in Giles Co, VA; living in Raleigh Co, WV.