McDowell and Wyoming Co WV Families and Individuals

Notes


Gwendolyn Sue Christian

1. Henry Co, VA; Marriage License #70 002324; Ancestry.com Website.
Ernest Vanover; age 20; born 4 Mar 1949 in WV; single; this is his 1st marriage; 1 yr HS education;
living at Iaeger, WV; son of Clarence and Mary (Blevins) Vanover; married on 28 Jan 1970 in Henry
Co, VA; Gwendolyn Sue Christian; age 22; born 23 Aug 1947 in WV; single; this is her 1st marriage;
4 yrs HS education; living at Roderfield, WV; daughter of Winfred and Mabel (Perky) Christian.


Mary Lucille Foster

1. "The Welch News"; Welch, WV; Posted Obit; 13 Oct 2021; On-Line Edition.
"MARY LUCILLE KEEN, 64 years of age of Bradshaw, WV, went to her heavenly home on October 10th, 2021, in her home surrounded by loved ones. Born June 4th, 1957, in Iaeger, WV, she was the daughter of the late Hubert and Esther (Roberts) Foster. Through her battle, she continuously gave glory to the goodness of God. “Lucille” was a member of Cross Road Baptist Church of East Bend, NC, before moving to Bradshaw, WV. She loved spending time with family and friends, listening to gospel music, watching virtual sermons, gardening and sewing.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Jeffery Keen; Sister: Theodoshia McCoy.
Those left to cherish her memory include her daughter, Doshia Keen of the home; Sisters: Vickie Christian and husband David of War, WV, Jackie Blevins and husband Kenny of Jolo, WV, Betty Fowler and husband Charlie of Squire, WV, Ruthie Matney and husband Benny of Bradshaw, WV; Nieces: Sherri Coble, Kathie Blankenship, Barbara Harmon, Megan Muncy, Haley Collins and Special Niece: Paytan Roberts; Nephews: Mark Muncy, Chase Muncy, Justin Muncy, Mike Fowler, John Collins, David Collins, Jimmy Bowles, Bradley Blevins; Great-Nephews: Jace Speight, Jase Muncy, Weston Muncy, Cooper Collins; Great-Niece: Sadie Speight; Special Brother and Sister in Christ: Dennis Davis and wife Rita; Special Friend: Donna Muncy; Fur-Babies: Buddy, Bill-Bill and Buster.
Special thank you to Kristen Speight, Nick Keen and Donavan Beavers for support during this time.
The celebration of Lucille’s life will be held Wednesday, October 13, 2021 at 1:00 P.M. at the Church of Jesus in Bartley, WV, with Pastor Ralph Steele officiating. The family will gather from 11:00 A.M. to Noon. Friends will be received at Noon. She will be laid to rest at Mullins Cemetery on Ritter Mountain.
Active Pallbearers will be family and friends.
The family would like to thank everyone for their prayers, kind words, and support during this time. Special thank you to Hospice Compassus for their care and compassion, especially her special nurse Brittany Rose.
Grundy Funeral Home of Grundy, VA is honored to serve the family of MARY LUCILLE KEEN."


Thomas Nelson Belcher

1. Virginia, U.S., Marriage Records, 1936-2014; Ancestry.com Website.
"Name: Thomas Nelson Belcher
Gender: Male
Race: White
Age: 25
Birth Date: 25 Feb 1946
Marriage Registration Place: Giles, Virginia, USA
Marriage Date: 29 Mar 1971
Marriage Place: Giles, Virginia, USA
Father: Walter Mack Belcher
Mother: Hazel Lula Kell
Spouse: Carolyn Sue Ward
Certificate Number: 1971008366"


Carolyn Sue Ward

1. Virginia, U.S., Marriage Records, 1936-2014; Ancestry.com Website.
"Name: Carolyn Sue Ward
Gender: Female
Race: White
Age: 20
Birth Date: 7 Feb 1951
Marriage Registration Place: Giles, Virginia, USA
Marriage Date: 29 Mar 1971
Marriage Place: Giles, Virginia, USA
Father: Burley Brown Ward
Mother: Betty Jane Ayers
Spouse: Thomas Nelson Belcher
Certificate Number: 1971008366"


Albert Gentry Sells

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1920); Page 388: WV Archives Web Site.
Alber (sic, Albert) Sell(s); age 29; born in Gracession (sic, Grayson) Co, VA; single; miner; living at
Switchback, WV; son of Andrew and Caroline Sell(s); married on 8 May 1920 at Welch, WV; Reedy
Agnew; age 12; born in Floyd Co, VA; single; daughter of John and Mollie Agnew.
2.1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Elkhorn District; Switchback; E.D. 24-50; taken 8 Apr 1940; Page
964A; Image 21 of 28; Household #188.
Listed as Albert Sells; age 47; born in VA; married; 7th grade education; lived in same house on 1
Apr 1935; laborer in coal mine; head of household.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #11901; WV Archives Web Site.
Albert Gentry Sells; age 53 yrs, 4 mons, 1 day; born 21 May 1892 in Grayson Co, VA; married; hsband
of Reedie Sells, age 51; miner; SS#233-07-9494; living at Switchback, WV; son of Andy Sells and
unknown mother; died 22 Sep 1945 in Maybeury, WV; due to mining accident; slate fall on his head;
buried 24 Sep 1945 in Woodlawn, Bluefield (sic, Bluewell), WV; informant, Reedie Sells,
Switchback, WV.
4. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by JFGW; 14 Jul 2013.
" Albert Gentry Sells
Birth 21 May 1892
Grayson County, Virginia, USA
Death 22 Sep 1945 (aged 53)
Maybeury, McDowell County, West Virginia, USA
Burial
Woodlawn Memorial Park
Bluewell, Mercer County, West Virginia, USA "

Additional Information Posted:
"Son of Andrew "Andy" Sells of Grayson County, Virginia. Husband of Jureda K "Reedie" Agnew Sells. Died in a coal mine accident...."


Jureda Kaye "Reedie" Agnew

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1920); Page 388: WV Archives Web Site.
Alber (sic, Albert) Sell(s); age 29; born in Gracession (sic, Grayson) Co, VA; single; miner; living at
Switchback, WV; son of Andrew and Caroline Sell(s); married on 8 May 1920 at Welch, WV; Reedy
Agnew; age 12; born in Floyd Co, VA; single; daughter of John and Mollie Agnew.
2. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Elkhorn District; Switchback; E.D. 24-50; taken 8 Apr 1940; Page
964A; Image 21 of 28; Household #188.
Listed as Reda Sells; age 46; born in VA; married; 1 yr HS education; lived in same house on 1
Apr 1935; in household of husband, Albert G. Sells.


Buford Lee Sells

1. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Buford Lee Sells
[Buford L Sells]
Gender: Male
Race: White
Birth Date: 31 Oct 1917
Birth Place: Switchback M, West Virginia
Death Date: 10 Dec 1991
Father: Albert G Sells
Mother: Reedie Agnew
SSN: 235071025
Notes: Nov 1936: Name listed as BUFORD LEE SELLS;
03 Jun 1993: Name listed as BUFORD L SELLS"


Gentry Sells

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Elkhorn District; Switchback; E.D. 24-50; taken 8 Apr 1940; Page
964A; Image 21 of 28; Household #188.
Listed as Gentry Sells; age 19; born in WV; single; 2 yrs HS education; lived in same house on 1
Apr 1935; laborer in coal mine; in household of father, Albert G. Sells.


Almena Mae Sells

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Elkhorn District; Switchback; E.D. 24-50; taken 8 Apr 1940; Page
964A; Image 21 of 28; Household #188.
Listed as Mae Sells; age 17; born in WV; single; 2 yrs HS education; not attending school; lived in
same house on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Albert G. Sells.
2. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by Valerie Wixen Thruelsen; 5 Jul 2019.
" Almena Mae Sells Jones
Birth 1923
West Virginia, USA
Death 2009 (aged 85–86)
Burial
Masonic Cemetery
Fallbrook, San Diego County, California, USA
Plot Section: Willow, Row C, Lot 206b
Memorial ID 200843346"


Spencer Jackson Sells

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Elkhorn District; Switchback; E.D. 24-50; taken 8 Apr 1940; Page
964A; Image 21 of 28; Household #188.
Listed as Spencer Sells; age 7; born in WV; 2nd grade education; attending school; lived in
same house on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Albert G. Sells.
2. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Spencer Jackson Sells
[Spencer Sells]
Gender: Male
Race: White
Birth Date: 11 Oct 1932
Birth Place: Switchback M, West Virginia
Death Date: Oct 1983
Father: Albert G Sells
Mother: Reedie Agnew
SSN: 234467111
Notes: Mar 1948: Name listed as SPENCER JACKSON SELLS;
28 Dec 1987: Name listed as SPENCER SELLS"


Wanda Sells

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Elkhorn District; Switchback; E.D. 24-50; taken 8 Apr 1940; Page
964A; Image 21 of 28; Household #188.
Listed as Wanda Sells; age 2; born in WV; in household of father, Albert G. Sells.


James P. Stroupe

1. 1910 Census, Wythe Co, VA; Hanleys Precinct; taken on 15 Apr 1910; Page 146A; Image 1 of 36;
Family #8/8.
Listed as James P. Stroup; age 51; born in VA; married once for 31 yrs; farmer; head of household.
2. 1920 Census, Wythe Co, VA; Speedwell District; Henlys Precinct; taken on 2 Jan 1920; Page 145A;
Image 1 of 6; Family #2/2.
Listed as James P. Stroupe; age 60; born in VA; married; farmer; head of household.


Lenie J. Roberts

1. 1910 Census, Wythe Co, VA; Hanleys Precinct; taken on 15 Apr 1910; Page 146A; Image 1 of 36;
Family #8/8.
Listed as Linnie J. Stroup; age 48; born in VA; married once for 31 yrs; 8 children; 6 living; in
household of husband, James P. Stroupe.
2. 1920 Census, Wythe Co, VA; Speedwell District; Henlys Precinct; taken on 2 Jan 1920; Page 145A;
Image 1 of 6; Family #2/2.
Listed as Linnie Stroupe; age 56; born in VA; married; in household of husband, James P. Stroupe.


Amanda J. Stroupe

1. 1910 Census, Wythe Co, VA; Hanleys Precinct; taken on 15 Apr 1910; Page 146A; Image 1 of 36;
Family #8/8.
Listed as Mandy J. Stroup; age 16; born in VA; single; household of father, James P. Stroupe.