McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families and Individuals

Notes


William Oliver Harman

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; Cucumber; E.D. 24-19; taken 1 May 1940; Page
383B; Image 32 of 46; Household #279.
Listed as William Harman; age 15; born in WV; single; 7th grade education; attending school;
lived in same place on 1 Apr 1935; new worker; in household of father, Howard F. Harman.
2. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by An Ashland Genealogist; 19 Nov 2012.
" William Oliver Harmon
Birth 24 Jul 1925
War, McDowell County, West Virginia, USA
Death 6 Dec 1985 (aged 60)
Richmond City, Virginia, USA
Burial
Signal Hill Memorial Park
Hanover, Hanover County, Virginia, USA"


Emma Lou Lusk

1. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Website.
"Name: Emma Lou Lusk [Emma L Harmon] [Emma Harman]
Gender: Female
Race: White
Birth Date: 8 Nov 1931
Birth Place: Davy McDowel, West Virginia
Death Date: 15 Jul 1994
Father:
Cecil W Lusk
Mother:
Edith G Presley
SSN: 234448818
Death Certificate Number: 022781
Notes: Nov 1946: Name listed as EMMA LOU LUSK;
Dec 1965: Name listed as EMMA L HARMON; :
Name listed as EMMA LOU HARMAN"


Clayton Gabriel Blevins

1. Bland Co, VA; Marriage License #77 016826; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Clayton Gabriel Blevins; age 30; born 14 Jun 1946 in Iaeger, WV; single; this is his 1st marriage;
4 yrs HS education; living at General Delivery, Rocky Gap, VA; son of Sidney Garland and Icy Pearl
(Browning) Blevins; married on 28 May 1977 in Bland Co, VA; Donna Kay Thompson; age 19; born
27 Jul 1957 in Princeton, WV; single; this is her 1st marriage; 4 yrs HS education; living at Rt 1, Box
30, Rocky Gap, VA; daughter of Harrison Shelton and Loretta M. (Richardson) Thompson.
2. Virginia, Divorce Records, 1918-2014; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Clayton Gabriel Blevins
Gender: Male
Race: White
Divorce Age: 34
Birth Date: 16 Jun 1946
Marriage Date: 28 May 1977
Divorce Date: 19 Jun 1981
Divorce Place: Bland, Virginia, USA
Spouse: Donna Kay Thompson
Number of Children: 0"

Additional Information: Marriage was annuled
3. Ohio, Marriage Abstracts, 1970, 1972-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Clayton Blevins
Age: 36
Birth Year: abt 1946
Residence County: Cuyahoga
Spouse's name: Joan Bair
Spouse's Age: 30
Spouse's Birth Year: abt 1952
Spouse's Residence County: Cuyahoga
Marriage Date: 9 Sep 1982
Marriage License County: Cuyahoga
Certificate Number: 68065
Volume Number: 11334"
4. Ohio, Divorce Abstracts, 1962-1963, 1967-1971, 1973-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Clayton G Blevins
Birth Year: 1946
Times Married: 3
Residence: Ross
Spouse's name: Joan A Blevins
Spouse's Birth Year: 1952
Spouse - Times Married: 1
Spouse's Residence: Cleveland, Cuyahoga
Marriage Duration (Years): 06
Number of Minor Children: 0
Grounds for Divorce: Other or Divorce Obtained Out of State
To Whom Decree Granted: Wife
County of Decree: Cuyahoga
Decree Date: 17 Jul 1989
Cerificate Number: 23998
Volume Number: 6448"
5. Fanning Funeral Home; Iaeger, WV; Posted Obit.
"Obituary Clayton G. Blevins Clayton G. Blevins, age 73, of Princeton, WV passed away Saturday, July 13, 2019 at his residence.

"Clayton was born June 16, 1946 in Panther, WV, a son of the late Sidney and Pearl Browning Blevins. Clayton liked to play and listen to Blue Grass music.

"In addition to his parents, Clayton was preceded in death by five sisters, Phyllis Ratliff, Geraldine Lively, Shirley Goodman, Beula Lester and Betty Allen.

"Survivors include two children, Stevie Blevins and Rhonda Blevins of Madison, WV; two brothers, Lloyd Blevins and wife Holly of Cleveland, OH and Bill Blevins and wife Linda of Princeton, WV; sister, Peggy Lester of Panther, WV and special friend, Linda Matthews of Princeton, WV.

"Friends may visit with the family Tuesday, July 16, 2019 at the Chapel of Fanning Funeral Home in Iaeger, WV from 12 noon till 2 P.M.

"services will be conducted Tuesday, July 16, 2019 at 2 P.M. with Brother Ronald Lester officiating at the Chapel of Fanning Funeral Home in Iaeger, WV. Burial will follow in the Ratliff Cemetery at Short Pole near Panther, WV. Serving as pallbearers will be family and friends...."


Donna Kay Thompson

1. Bland Co, VA; Marriage License #77 016826; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Clayton Gabriel Blevins; age 30; born 14 Jun 1946 in Iaeger, WV; single; this is his 1st marriage;
4 yrs HS education; living at General Delivery, Rocky Gap, VA; son of Sidney Garland and Icy Pearl
(Browning) Blevins; married on 28 May 1977 in Bland Co, VA; Donna Kay Thompson; age 19; born
27 Jul 1957 in Princeton, WV; single; this is her 1st marriage; 4 yrs HS education; living at Rt 1, Box
30, Rocky Gap, VA; daughter of Harrison Shelton and Loretta M. (Richardson) Thompson.


James Henry Belcher Sr

1. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Huger Precinct; taken on 22 Apr 1910;
Page 235A; Family #141/141.
Listed as James Belcher; age 22; born in WV; married once for 1 yr; in household of step-father,
Masten G. Clay.
2. "Welch and Its People", Marino, page 14. Married Pearl Green.
3. "McDowell Co, WVGW:Queries July-December 1996", internet site
www.scioto.org/McDowell/MQS/queries1999.html
August 1999, Willaim R. Ewing.
Looking for information on his grandfather, James H. Belcher, buried on
Belcher Mtn with brother and father.
4. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Maitland; taken on 5/7 Jan 1920; Page 6A;
Image 11 of 53; Family #513/613.
Listed as James H. Belcher; age 33; born in WV; married; farmer; head of household.
5. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1927); Page 343; WV Archives Web Site.
J.H. Belcher; age 39; born in McDowell Co, WV; widowed; timber contractor; living at Superior, WV;
son of Owen and Barber (sic, Barbara); married on 26 Mar 1927 at Welch, WV; Pearl Green; age 28;
single; born in Wyoming Co, WV; daughter of George and Sarah.
6. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #'60 008362; WV Archives Web Site.
James Henry Belcher; age 72; born 17 Jan 1888 on Belcher Mtn, McDowell Co, WV; married;
minister and coal miner; living at P.O., Superior, WV; son of Tobias (sic, William Owen) and Barbara
(Cartwright) Belcher; died 22 Jun 1960; DOA Stevens Clinic, Welch, WV; due to coronary thrombosis
with arteriosclerosis; buried 25 Jun 1960 in Belcher Mtn Cemetery; informant, Oscar Belcher.
7. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by Valerie Neal; 14 Feb 2016.
" James Henry Belcher
Birth 17 Jan 1888
McDowell County, West Virginia, USA
Death 22 Jun 1960 (aged 72)
Welch, McDowell County, West Virginia, USA
Burial
New Belcher Mountain Community Cemetery
McDowell County, West Virginia, USA"


Pearl F. Green

1. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, transcribed by Pauline Haga; Center District, Family #285.
Listed as Pearl Green, age 2, in household of father, George Green.
2. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Center District; taken on 7 May 1910; Page 226A; Family #219/223.
Listed as Pearl F. Green; age 12; born in WV; in household of father, George W. Green.
3. 1920 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Center District; taken on 19/21 Jan 1920; Page 199B;
Family #61/61.
Listed as Pearl Green; age 21; born in WV; in household of father, George W. Green.
4. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1927); Page 343; WV Archives Web Site.
J.H. Belcher; age 39; born in McDowell Co, WV; widowed; timber contractor; living at Superior, WV;
son of Owen and Barber (sic, Barbara); married on 26 Mar 1927 at Welch, WV; Pearl Green; age 28;
single; born in Wyoming Co, WV; daughter of George and Sarah.


Simeon Green

1. 1850 Census, Wyoming Co, VA, Family 137.
2. "Reference Book Of Wyoming County", Bowman, page 425.
Son of Joshua Green, Sr, married Savannah (____________).
Savannah is not correct. Census clearly says Susannah.
3. 1860 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
4. 1870 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Center District, Rock View, Family 69.
5. 1880 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, compiled by William A. Marsh, Vol 4, page 718.
Center Township, page 016.
Listed as Simeon Green, age 53, head of household, a farmer.
6. McDowell Co, WV Web Site at www.scioto.org/McDowell/index.html
"McDowell Co Internet Sites", Green Family Book, Judy Green
Simon Green married Susannah Burleson, daughter of James and Nancy Sparks
Burleson, died 23 Dec 1892.
7. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by Heather Martin; 31 Mar 2015.
" Simeon Green
Birth Mar 1826
Yancey County, North Carolina, USA
Death 23 Dec 1892 (aged 66)
Wyoming County, West Virginia, USA
Burial Unknown"


Mary Ann Grose

1. 1870 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Elkhorn Township, page 5, Family #41.
Listed as Mary Ann Gross, age 8, in household of father, Harrison Gross.
2. 1880 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, compiled by William A. Marsh, Vol 4, page 718.
Center Township, page 016.
Listed as Mary A. Green, age 17, in household of husband, Thomas Green.
3. "Marriage Records of McDowell Co, WV...", page 13.
Marriage Record, Book 1, 1865-1896, page 108.
Thomas Green, age 23, born in Wyoming Co, WV, son of Simeon and Susan
Green, married on 4 Mar 1879 Mary Anne Gross, age 17, born in McDowell Co,
WV, daughter of Harrison and Barbary Gross.
4. Internet Site, Decendents of William Floyd Belcher, Sr, User's Home Pages,
www.familytreemaker.com, Dwaine Goodman, 18 Nov 1999.
Mary Ann Grose, born on 20 Apr 1863, died on 20 Jun 1928 both in Wyoming Co,
WV.
5. Ancestry.com web site, Rebecca Burks search, 10 Dec 2000, submitted by
danbetts@home.com
Thomas W. Green was born on 9 May 1852 in Wyoming Co, WV; died on 24 Jul
1932 in Wyoming Co, WV; married Mary Ann Gross on 4 Mar 1879 in McDowell Co,
WV.
6. Wyoming Co, WV Web Site, Cemeteries
http://members.aol.com/jlcooke2/cemetery.htm
Mary Ann Gross Green; born on 24 Jul 1862; died on 20 Jul 1928; buried in
Lusk Cemetery, Wyoming Co, WV.
7. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Barker's Ridge District, takem on 21 Jun 1900,
Page 223B, Family #166.
Listed as Mary A. Green, age 39, born in Jul 1860 in WV, married 21 years,
12 children, 8 living, in household of husband, Thomas Green.
8. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Barkers Ridge District, taken on 29 Apr 1910,
Page 200A, Family #75.
Listed as Mary A. Green, age 50, born in WV, married for 32 years, 19?
children, 11 living, in household of husband, Thomas W. Green.
9. 1920 Census, Mercer Co, WV; Rock District; Spanishburg; taken on 2/3 Jan 1920; Page 135B;
Family #12/13.
Listed as Mary A. Green; age 60; born in WV; married; in household of husband, Thomas W. Green.


Hobert Henry Keene

1. Greene Funeral Service; Gastonia, NC; Posted Obit.
"Hobert Henry Keene, 69, of Mount Holly, NC passed away on October 27, 2020 at Atrium Health of Lincolnton, NC.

"He was born June 14, 1951 in McDowell County, West Virginia to the late Harvey Junior Keene and Nellie Louise Rose Keene.

"Hobert was a member of Dallas Church of God, Dallas, NC. He was a former supervisor of coal mining in West Virginia. He loved his family and church family. He loved the outdoors and riding his ATV, RC cars, and his fur baby, Zoe.

"In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his aunt and uncle, Rev. Ernest Rose and wife, Wilma.

"Survivors of Hobert include his wife of 45 years, Joyce Butler Keene; daughters, Melissa Conley and husband Brian, and Stephanie Mills and husband Steven; two sisters, Ernestine Smith and husband Lennie, and Christine Parsons and husband Rick; and grandchildren, Summer Roark, Savannah Roark, Anna McKinley and Abby Mills.

"A funeral service, officiated by Rev. Danny Shortridge, will be held at the Dallas Church of God at 7:00 pm on Friday, October 30, 2020. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the church.

"Interment will be held at Evergreen Cemetery, Belmont, NC on Saturday, October 31, 2020 at 11:00 am.

"Arrangements are with the South Chapel of Greene Funeral Service and Crematorium, 1503 S. York Rd., Gastonia, NC.

"Online condolences may be made at www.greenefuneral.com"


Dan Goodman

1. Stafford Funeral Home; Lynco, WV; Posted Obit.
"Dan Goodman, 87, of Lynco, WV, passed away on November 18, 2019 at Bowers Hospice House, Beckley,
WV following a short illness. He was born on October 8, 1932 in Simon, WV a son of the late Elsie
Goodman Fitch. Dan was a member of the UMWA District 17 and a retired coal miner. He enjoyed spending
time with his family and grandchildren. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and setting throughout the day at
McDonalds drinking coffee and talking to his friends about the ole days and solving the worlds problems.
In addition to his mother he is preceded in death by his wife Shelvie Dean Harvey Goodman; and a
grandson Thomas Daniel Goodman. Those left to cherish his memory are his four sons Danny Dewey
Goodman, Denver (Dora) Goodman all of Lynco, Thomas (Helen) Goodman of Lynchburg, VA and James
Goodman of Orlando, FL; two grandsons Joseph (Mindy) Goodman and Denver Dewey (Stephanie)
Goodman all of Lynco; seven great grandchildren Joshua "Hunter" Goodman, Madison Goodman, Ethan
Harris, Johanna Dean Goodman all of Lynco, Logan Goodman, Dakota Goodman and Tristan Goodman all
of VA; a sister Susie Fitch-Hosch of Alberquerque, NM; a brother Richard Fitch of Pineville; and a host of
other loving family and friends. Funeral services will be held at 1 PM on Thursday November 21st in the
Chapel of Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV with Pastor William Cook officiating. He will be laid to
rest in Palm Memorial Gardens, Matheny, WV. Friends may gather with the family from 12 PM until time
of services on Thursday at the funeral home. Pallbearers will be family and friends. In lieu of flowers
donations can be made to the funeral home. The family is being served by the Stafford Family Funeral
Home, Lynco, WV. "


Elmer Shumway

1. Wood Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1910); Page 199; WV Archives Web Site.
Elmer Shumway; age 46; born in Meigs Co, OH; living in Belleville, WV; married on 5 Mar 1910 at
1702 Park St, Parkersburg, WV; Isa Johnson; age 24; born in Meigs Co, OH; living in Vincent, OH.
2. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Dry Fork Road; taken on 14 Apr 1930; Page
258B; Family #310/315.
Listed as Elmer Shumway; age 67; born in OH; married at 67 (sic, 46); rural school teacher; head of
household.


Isa Johnson

1. Wood Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1910); Page 199; WV Archives Web Site.
Elmer Shumway; age 46; born in Meigs Co, OH; living in Belleville, WV; married on 5 Mar 1910 at
1702 Park St, Parkersburg, WV; Isa Johnson; age 24; born in Meigs Co, OH; living in Vincent, OH.
2. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Dry Fork Road; taken on 14 Apr 1930; Page
258B; Family #310/315.
Listed as Isa Shumway; age 44; born in OH; married at 24; rural school teacher; in household of
husband, Elmer Shumway.


James Shumway

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Dry Fork Road; taken on 14 Apr 1930; Page
258B; Family #310/315.
Listed as James Shumway; age 18; born in WV; single; in household of father, Elmer Shumway.


Winifred Shumway

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Dry Fork Road; taken on 14 Apr 1930; Page
258B; Family #310/315.
Listed as Winnifred Shumway; age 16; born in WV; single; in household of father, Elmer Shumway.


Lewis Shumway

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Dry Fork Road; taken on 14 Apr 1930; Page
258B; Family #310/315.
Listed as Lewis Shumway; age 15; born in WV; single; in household of father, Elmer Shumway.


Mildred Shumway

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Dry Fork Road; taken on 14 Apr 1930; Page
258B; Family #310/315.
Listed as Mildred Shumway; age 12; born in WV; single; in household of father, Elmer Shumway.