McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families and Individules

Notes


Joseph D. Mitchell

1. 1930 Census, Raleigh Co, WV; Slab Fork District; taken on 8 Apr 1930; Page 204A; Image 15 of 58;
Family #106/133.
Listed as Joe Mitchell; age 44; born in AL; married at 36; Negro; loader in coal mine; head of household.
2. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; E.D. 24-57; taken on 25 Apr 1940; Page 1106A;
Image 47 of 74; Household #406.
Listed as Joseph Mitchell; age 55; born in AL; married; Negro; 6th grade education; lived in Fayette Co, WV
on 1 Apr 1935; coal miner; head of household.
3. McDowell Co, WV; WW II Draft Registration Card #U-51; 27 Apr 1942; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Joe D. Mitchell; age 59; born 4 Jul 1883 in Pike Road, AL; living at Iaeger, WV; employed by Junior
Pocahontas Coal Co, Welch, WV; person who will always know address, Mrs. Della Mitchell, wife,
Iaeger, WV; Negro; 5'10" tall; 204 lbs; black eyes; black hair; dark complexion.
4. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1951); Page 377; WV Archives Web Site.
Joe Mitchell; age 69; born in AL; widowed; colored; living at Iaeger, WV; married on 12 Aug 1951 at the
home of Marlon Tipton; Marlon Tipton; age 58; born in AL; divorced; colored; living at Iaeger, WV.
5. Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Joseph Mitchell
SSN: 235-10-0700
Last Residence:
24844 Iaeger, Mcdowell, West Virginia, USA
BORN: 4 Jul 1884
Died: Feb 1969
State (Year) SSN issued: West Virginia (Before 1951)"
6. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #'69 002409; WV Archives Web Site.
Joseph D. Mitchell; age 85; born in Jul 1883 in AL; married; Negro; surving spouse, Marlyn Tipton;
SS #235-10-0700; miner; living at Iaeger, WV; son of unknown parents; died 7 Feb 1969 in Doctors
Memorial Hospital, Welch, WV; due to cerebral hemorrhage with generalized arteriosclerosis; buried
11 Feb 1969 in Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, WV.
7. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
Kenneth Bowen; 31 may 2012; headstone photo added by B. Walls.
Joseph D. Mitchell; born in Jul 1883; died 7 Feb 1969; buried here; headstone photo shown.


Marlyn Tipton

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1951); Page 377; WV Archives Web Site.
Joe Mitchell; age 69; born in AL; widowed; colored; living at Iaeger, WV; married on 12 Aug 1951 at the
home of Marlon Tipton; Marlon Tipton; age 58; born in AL; divorced; colored; living at Iaeger, WV.


Della

1. 1930 Census, Raleigh Co, WV; Slab Fork District; taken on 8 Apr 1930; Page 204A; Image 15 of 58;
Family #106/133.
Listed as Della Mitchell; age 40; born in TN; married at 15; Negro; in household of husband, Joseph D. Mitchell
2. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; E.D. 24-57; taken on 25 Apr 1940; Page 1106A;
Image 47 of 74; Household #406.
Listed as Della Mitchell; age 50; born in TN; married; Negro; 8th grade education; lived in Fayette Co, WV
on 1 Apr 1935; in household of husband, Joseph Mitchell.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #17015; WV Archives Web Site.
Mrs. Della Mitchell; age 57; born in 1890 in AL; married; colored; housewife; living at Iaeger, WV daughter
of unknown parents; died 5 Dec 1947 in Grace Hospital, Welch, WV; due to coronary occlusion with hypertension;
buried 9 Dec 1947 in cemetery at Roderfield, WV.
4. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 30 Dec 2013.
Della Mitchell; born in 1889; died in 1947; buried here; headstone photo shown.


Leroy Larkin

1. 1930 Census, Raleigh Co, WV; Slab Fork District; taken on 8 Apr 1930; Page 204A; Image 15 of 58;
Family #106/133.
Listed as Leroy Larkin; age 19; born in AL; single; Negro; in household of step-father, Joseph D. Mitchell.
2. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; E.D. 24-57; taken on 25 Apr 1940; Page 1106A;
Image 47 of 74; Household #406.
Listed as Leroy Mitchell; age 25; born in AL; single; Negro; 2 yrs college education; attending school;
lived in Fayette Co, WV on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Joseph Mitchell.


James M. Pruitt

1. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; North Fork District; taken on 6/7 May 1910; Page 13B;
Image 23 of 27; Family #97/109.
Listed as James M. Pruett; age 43; born in NC; married once for 17 yrs; coal miner; head
of household.2
2. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; North Fork District; taken on 23 jan 1920; Page 165A;
Image 1 of 45; Family #__/11.
Listed as James M. Pruitt; age 54; born in NC; married; loader in coal mine; head of household.


Gertrude D. Mabe

1. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; North Fork District; taken on 6/7 May 1910; Page 13B;
Image 23 of 27; Family #97/109.
Listed as Gertrude Pruett; age 33; born in VA; married once for 17 yrs; 7 children; 5 living;
in household of husband, James M. Pruitt.
2. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; North Fork District; taken on 23 jan 1920; Page 165A;
Image 1 of 45; Family #__/11.
Listed as Gertie D. Pruitt; age 42; born in VA; married; in household of husband, James M. Pruitt.


Olive V. Pruitt

1. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; North Fork District; taken on 6/7 May 1910; Page 13B;
Image 23 of 27; Family #97/109.
Listed as Olive V. Pruett; age 13; born in NC; in household of father, James M. Pruitt.


Della Pruitt

1. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; North Fork District; taken on 6/7 May 1910; Page 13B;
Image 23 of 27; Family #97/109.
Listed as Della Pruett; age 9; born in WV; in household of father, James M. Pruitt.
2. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; North Fork District; taken on 23 jan 1920; Page 165A;
Image 1 of 45; Family #__/11.
Listed as Della Pruitt; age 18; born in WV; laborer in rubber factory; in household of father,
James M. Pruitt.


Lerman E. Pruitt

1. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; North Fork District; taken on 6/7 May 1910; Page 13B;
Image 23 of 27; Family #97/109.
Listed as Lerman E. Pruett; age 6; born in WV; in household of father, James M. Pruitt.
2. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; North Fork District; taken on 23 jan 1920; Page 165A;
Image 1 of 45; Family #__/11.
Listed as Serman E. Pruitt; age 17; born in WV; laborer in coal mine; in household of father,
James M. Pruitt.


Howard Thomas Pruitt

1. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; North Fork District; taken on 6/7 May 1910; Page 13B;
Image 23 of 27; Family #97/109.
Listed as Howard Pruett; age 3; born in WV; in household of father, James M. Pruitt.
2. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; North Fork District; taken on 23 jan 1920; Page 165A;
Image 1 of 45; Family #__/11.
Listed as Howard Pruitt; age 13; born in WV; in household of father,James M. Pruitt.
3. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Keystone; taken on 2 Apr 1930; Page 2B;
Image 4 of 39; Family #49/51.
Listed as Howard Pruitt; age 26; born in NC (sic, WV); single; coal miner; boarder; in household of
Dollie Rorrer.
4. 1940 Census, Mingo Co, WV; Lee District; Chatteroy; E.D. 30-6; taken on 18 Apr 1940; Page 146B;
Image 38 of 70; Household #309.
Listed as Howard Pruitt; age 33; born in WV; married; 2 yrs HS education; lived in OK on 1 Apr 1935;
laborer in coal mine; in household of brother-in-law, Ralph Miller.
5. U.S. WWII Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Howard Thomas Pruitt
Race: White
Relationship to Draftee: Self (Head)
Birth Place: Maybeury McDowell, West Virginia, USA
Birth Date: 27 Feb 1907
Residence: Coalwood, West Virginia, USA
Registration Date: 16 Oct 1940
Occupation: Unemployed
Weight: 169
Complexion: Ruddy
Eye Color: Blue
Hair Color: Brown
Height: 5 7
Next of Kin: Mabel Miller
Relationship to Draftee: Sister
Household Members:
Name Relationship
Howard Thomas Pruitt Self (Head)"
6. U.S., World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Howard T Pruitt
Birth Year: 1907
Race: White, citizen (White)
Nativity State or Country: North Carolina
State of Residence: West Virginia
County or City: Mingo

Enlistment Date: 16 Jan 1946
Enlistment State: Ohio
Enlistment City: Cleveland
Branch: Infantry
Branch Code: Infantry
Grade: Private
Grade Code: Private
Term of Enlistment: Enlistment for Hawaiian Department
Component: Regular Army (including Officers, Nurses, Warrant Officers, and Enlisted Men)"
7. Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Howard T. Pruitt
SSN: 236-28-3422
Last Residence:
40219 Louisville, Jefferson, Kentucky, USA
BORN: 27 Feb 1907
Died: 7 Aug 1994
State (Year) SSN issued: West Virginia (Before 1951)"
8. U.S., Department of Veterans Affairs BIRLS Death File, 1850-2010; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Howard Pruitt
Gender: Male
Birth Date: 7 Feb 1907
Death Date: 7 Aug 1994
SSN: 236283422
Branch 1: ARMY
Enlistment Date 1: 7 Mar 1931
Release Date 1: 15 Sep 1945
Branch 2: ARMY
Enlistment Date 2: 16 Jan 1946
Release Date 2: 31 May 1960"


William R. Pruitt

1. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; North Fork District; taken on 6/7 May 1910; Page 13B;
Image 23 of 27; Family #97/109.
Listed as William R. Pruett; age 3 mons; born in WV; in household of father, James M. Pruitt.
2. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; North Fork District; taken on 23 jan 1920; Page 165A;
Image 1 of 45; Family #__/11.
Listed as Willie R. Pruitt; age 10; born in WV; in household of father,James M. Pruitt.


Ruth Evans

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; maitland; E.D. 24-42; taken on 11/15 Apr 1940;
Page 827B; Image 23 of 25; Household #163.
Listed as Ruth Evans; age 18; born in WV; single; 2 yrs HS education; attending school; lived in same house
on 1 Apr 1940; in household of father, Earnest E. Evans.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #7915; WV Archives Web site.
Mrs. Benjamin Miller, Ruth; age 26; born at Maitland, WV; name of husband, Nelson (sic?, Benjamin?), age 30;
clerk; living at Welch, WV; daughter of Earnest and Sylvia (Blankenship) Evans; died 19 Jun 1948 in Grace
Hospital, Welch, WV; due to chronic rheumatic and aortic endocarditis with heart failure; buried 21 Jun 1948
in cemetery at Roderfield, WV.
3. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 20 Dec 2013.
Ruth Evans Miller; born 28 Sep 1921; died 19 Jun 1948; buried here; headstone photo shown; "OUR BUDDIE".


Albert Fazio

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1946); Page 59; WV Archives Web Site.
Albert Fazio; age 31; born at Anawalt, WV; divorced; living at Welch, WV; married on 22 Jun 1946 at Welch, WV;
Swancy Lee Evans; age 21; born at maitland, WV; single; living at Welch, WV.


Swancy Lee Evans

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; maitland; E.D. 24-42; taken on 11/15 Apr 1940;
Page 827B; Image 23 of 25; Household #163.
Listed as Swancy Lee Evans; age 15; born in WV; single; 1 yr HS education; attending school; lived in same house
on 1 Apr 1940; in household of father, Earnest E. Evans.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1946); Page 59; WV Archives Web Site.
Albert Fazio; age 31; born at Anawalt, WV; divorced; living at Welch, WV; married on 22 Jun 1946 at Welch, WV;
Swancy Lee Evans; age 21; born at maitland, WV; single; living at Welch, WV.


Earnest Earl Evans

1. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Keystone; taken on 25 Jun 1900; Page 117A;
Image 59 of 64; Family #714/751.
Listed as Ernest Evans; age 3; born in 1897 in WV; in household of father, Lee A. Evans.
2. 1910 Census, Mercer Co, WV; Rock District; Cooper; taken on 6 May 1910; Page 29B; Image 6 of 9;
Family #51.
Listed as Ernest Evans; age 13; born in WV; in household of mother, Sarah A. Doss Evans.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1920); Page 98; WV Archives Web Site.
Ernest Evans; age 23; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; motorman; living at Maitland, WV;
son of Charles and Maude (sic, Leander and Sarah); married on 1 Dec 1920 at Maitland, WV;
Sisldy Blankenship; age 21; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; daughter of Bill and Mary.
4. McDowell Co, WV; WW I Draft Registration Card #2042; 12 Sep 1918; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Earnest earl Evans; age 20; born 18 Dec 1898; living at Maitland, WV; employed by Houston
Colleries Co at Maitland, WV; nearest relative Sabrah Evans, Maitland, WV; medium height and build;
____eyes and light hair.
5. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; maitland; E.D. 24-42; taken on 11/15 Apr 1940;
Page 827B; Image 23 of 25; Household #163.
Listed as Ernest Evans; age 41; born in WV; married; 8th grade education; lived in same house on 1 Apr
1940; pumper in coal mine; head of household.


Sylvia Blankenship

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1920); Page 98; WV Archives Web Site.
Ernest Evans; age 23; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; motorman; living at Maitland, WV;
son of Charles and Maude; married on 1 Dec 1920 at Maitland, WV; Sisldy Blankenship;
age 21; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; daughter of Bill and Mary.
2. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; maitland; E.D. 24-42; taken on 11/15 Apr 1940;
Page 827B; Image 23 of 25; Household #163.
Listed as Silvia Evans; age 34; born in WV; married; 7th grade education; lived in same house on 1 Apr
1940; in household of husband, Earnest E. Evans.


Helen Evans

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; maitland; E.D. 24-42; taken on 11/15 Apr 1940;
Page 827B; Image 23 of 25; Household #163.
Listed as Helen Evans; age 17; born in WV; single; 2 yrs HS education; attending school; lived in same house
on 1 Apr 1940; in household of father, Earnest E. Evans.


Rhoda Ratcliff

1. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 22 Dec 2013.
Rhoda Ratcliff Miller; born 14 Apr 1888; died 21 Sep 1966; buried here; headstone photo shown;
"IN LOVING MEMORY".


Cleo Christopher Columbus Miller

1. Raleigh Co, WV; Death Certificate #'72 004952; WV Archives Web Site.
Cleo Christopher Columbus; age 50; born 21 Jul 1921 in AR; married; husband of Martha Lee; US Army serviceman; Vietnam Era; SS# 496-32-9535; living at Ikes Fork, Wyoming Co, WV; son of John, born in IN,
and Trails Belle (Robins), born in AR, Miller; died 20 Mar 1972 in the VA Hospital, Beckley, WV; due
to chronic obstructive pulmonary disease with respiratory failure; buried 24 Mar 1972 in Iaeger Memorial
Cemetery, Roderfield, WV.
2. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 21 Sep 2014.
Cleo Christopher Columbus Miller; born 21 Jul 1921; died 20 Mar 1972; buried here; headstone photo
shown; "WEST VIRGINIA * A1C * AIR FORCE * VIETNAM".


Martha Lee

1. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Huff Creek District; taken on 9 Apr 1930; Page 177A; Family #42/42.
Listed as Martha Lee; age 9; born in WV; in household of father, John Lee.
2. Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Martha Miller
SSN: 234-36-0177
Last Residence:
24845 Ikes Fork, Wyoming, West Virginia, USA
BORN: 4 Apr 1922
Died: Jan 1984
State (Year) SSN issued: West Virginia (Before 1951)"
3. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 21 Sep 2014.
Martha L. Miller; born 4 Apr 1922; died 7 Jan 1984; buried here; headstone photo shown; "LOVING MOTHER".