McDowell and Wyoming Co WV Families and Individuals

Notes


Paul Thomas Taylor Sr

1. 1930 Census, Smyth Co, VA; Broadford Precinct; taken on 11 Apr 1930; Page 182A; Image 11 of 42;
Family #103/103.
Listed as Paul Taylor; age 10; born in VA; in household of father, Otis Taylor.
2. U.S. WWII Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Paul Thomas Taylor
Race: White
Relationship to Draftee: Self (Head)
Birth Place: Blackford, Virginia, USA
Birth Date: 21 Jan 1920
Residence: Broadford, Smyth, Virginia, USA
Registration Date: 1941
Occupation: U S Coal And Coke Co
Weight: 180
Complexion: Ruddy
Eye Color: Gray
Hair Color: Brown
Height: 5 8
Next of Kin: Otis Taylor
Household Members:
Name Relationship
Paul Thomas Taylor "
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1949); Page 358; WV Archives Web Site.
Paul Thomas Taylor; age 28; born in Broad Ford, VA; single; living at Bartley, WV; married on 31 Jul
1949 at Iaeger, WV; Helen Minerva Lester; age 28; born at Maitland, WV; divorced; living at Bartley, WV.
4. Buchanan Co, VA; Marriage License #69 011560; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Paul Thomas Tay;or; age 48; born 21 Jan 1921 in VA; widowed; 5th grade education' this is his 2nd marriage;
living at Box 771, Bradshaw, WV; son of Otis and Maggie (Osborne) Taylor; maried on 26 Apr 1969 at Grundy,
VA; Lois Marie Hicks; age 22; born 17 May 1946 in VA; divorced; 3rd grade education; this is her 2nd marriage;
living at Star Rt, Box 23, Paynesville, WV; daughter of Ase and Brizie (Blankenship) Ratliff.
5. Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014: Ancestry,com Web Site.
"Name: Paul Taylor
SSN: 227-18-2486
Last Residence:
24210 Abingdon, Washington, Virginia, USA
BORN: 21 Jan 1920
Died: Dec 1976
State (Year) SSN issued: Virginia (Before 1951)"
6. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Forest Hills Memory Gardens; Abingdon, Washington Co, VA; submitted by
Edgar A. Rice; 26 Jun 2017.
Paul T. Taylor, Sr; born in 1920; died in 1976; buried here; double grave marker photo shown with wife
Loris M. Taylor; "TOGETHER FOREVER * HOLY BIBLE"; additional grave marker as veteran;; "PFC *US ARMY *
WORLD WAR II".


Helen Minerva Lester

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1936); Page 73; WV Archives Web Site.
Jay Williams; age 21; born in Wyoming Co, WV; saw miller; living in Mohawk, WV; son of
John and Vada; married on 19 Feb 1936 in Welch, WV; Helen Lester; age 18; born in McDowell
Co, WV; single; living at Mohawk, WV; daughter of Manuel and Bell.
2. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Helen Lester
Gender: Female
Spouse: James F Williams
Child: James Manuel Williams"
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1949); Page 358; WV Archives Web Site.
Paul Thomas Taylor; age 28; born in Broad Ford, VA; single; living at Bartley, WV; married on 31 Jul
1949 at Iaeger, WV; Helen Minerva Lester; age 28; born at Maitland, WV; divorced; living at Bartley, WV.
4. Albemarle Co, VA; Death Certificate #68 030657; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Helen M. Taylor; age 47; born 21 Jan 1921 in WV; married; wife of Paul Taylor; housewife; living in
Bradshaw, WV; daughter of J.B. Sester (sic, James Manuel Lester) and Bell Luster (sic Bell Workman
Lester); died 30 Oct 1968 in UVA Hospital, Charlottesville, VA; due to perifeval vascular collapse,
pulmonary embolism, post operative crainotomy for meningioma; buried (no date) in Iaeger Memorial
Cemetery, Roderfield, WV; in formant, Mr. paul Taylor, Bradshaw, WV.
5. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 11 Apr 2014.
Helen Taylor; born in 1921; died in 1968; buried here; double headstone photo shown with husband,
Paul T. Taylor; "PATSY * MARY * JANETTE * PAUL JR. * JIM *JOHNNIE * TOGETHER FOREVER".


James F. "Jay" Williams

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1936); Page 73; WV Archives Web Site.
Jay Williams; age 21; born in Wyoming Co, WV; saw miller; living in Mohawk, WV; son of
John and Vada; married on 19 Feb 1936 in Welch, WV; Helen Lester; age 18; born in McDowell
Co, WV; single; living at Mohawk, WV; daughter of Manuel and Bell.


Helen Minerva Lester

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1936); Page 73; WV Archives Web Site.
Jay Williams; age 21; born in Wyoming Co, WV; saw miller; living in Mohawk, WV; son of
John and Vada; married on 19 Feb 1936 in Welch, WV; Helen Lester; age 18; born in McDowell
Co, WV; single; living at Mohawk, WV; daughter of Manuel and Bell.
2. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Helen Lester
Gender: Female
Spouse: James F Williams
Child: James Manuel Williams"
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1949); Page 358; WV Archives Web Site.
Paul Thomas Taylor; age 28; born in Broad Ford, VA; single; living at Bartley, WV; married on 31 Jul
1949 at Iaeger, WV; Helen Minerva Lester; age 28; born at Maitland, WV; divorced; living at Bartley, WV.
4. Albemarle Co, VA; Death Certificate #68 030657; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Helen M. Taylor; age 47; born 21 Jan 1921 in WV; married; wife of Paul Taylor; housewife; living in
Bradshaw, WV; daughter of J.B. Sester (sic, James Manuel Lester) and Bell Luster (sic Bell Workman
Lester); died 30 Oct 1968 in UVA Hospital, Charlottesville, VA; due to perifeval vascular collapse,
pulmonary embolism, post operative crainotomy for meningioma; buried (no date) in Iaeger Memorial
Cemetery, Roderfield, WV; in formant, Mr. paul Taylor, Bradshaw, WV.
5. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 11 Apr 2014.
Helen Taylor; born in 1921; died in 1968; buried here; double headstone photo shown with husband,
Paul T. Taylor; "PATSY * MARY * JANETTE * PAUL JR. * JIM *JOHNNIE * TOGETHER FOREVER".


Aletha May Call

1. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Davy; taken 5 Jan 1920; Page 233B;
Image 12 of 37; Family #112/115.
Listed as Aletha Call; age 15; born in OH; single; in household of brother, Alva Call.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1920); Page 208; WV Archives Web Site.
Teskco (or Leskco) Stilwell; age 18; born in Knox Co, TN; single; miner; living at Davy, WV;
son of Oliver and Ella; married on 9 Mar 1920 at Welch, WV; Aletha Call; age 16; born in
Jackson Co, OH; single; daughter of William and Lula.


Tuskco Thomas Stillwell

1. 1910 Census, Bell Co, KY; Straight Creek District; Cary Precinct; taken 18 Apr 1910; page 87A;
Image 5 of 35; Family #38/42.
Listed as Tusco A. Stillwell; age 6; born in KY; in household of father, Oliver T. Stillwell.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1920); Page 208; WV Archives Web Site.
Teskco Stilwell; age 18; born in Knox Co, TN; single; miner; living at Davy, WV;
son of Oliver and Ella; married on 9 Mar 1920 at Welch, WV; Aletha Call; age 16; born in
Jackson Co, OH; single; daughter of William and Lula.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1924); Page 225; WV Archives Web Site.
Tuskco Stilwell; age 20; born in Jellico, TN; single; miner; living at Davy, WV; son of O.T. and Ella;
married on 16 Feb 1924 at Welch, WV; Sadie Janney; age 16; born in Wyoming Co, WV; single;
daughter of Jake and Rebecca.
4.1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; Dry Fork Road; 26 Apr 1930; Page 118A; Image
35 of 52; Family # 319/223.
Listed as Tuskco Stillwell; age 26; born in TN; married at 16; coal miner; head of household.
5. 1940 Census, Big Creek District; Warriormines; E.D. 24-20; taken on 24 Apr 1940; Page 381B;
Image 22 of 62; Household #183.
Listed as Thomas T. Stillwell; age 36; born in TN; married; 3rd grade education; lived in same
house on 1 Apr 1935; motorman in coal mine; head of household.
6. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #11668; WV Archives Web Site.
Tuskco Thomas Stillwell; age 42 yrs, 4 mons, 20 days; born 2 Apr 1905 in Jolico (sic, Jellico). TN'
married; husband of Sady Janney Stillwell, age 36; diasbled miner; living at Warriormines, WV;
son of Oliver and Ella (Young) Stillwell; died 22 Aug 1947 at Warriormines, WV; due to silicosis;
buried 24 Aug 1947 in Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, WV; informant, Mrs. T.T. Stillwell,
Warriormines, WV.
6, FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 28 Jun 2014.
Tuskco Thomas Stilwell; born 2 Apr 1905; died 22 Aug 1947; buried here; headstone photo shown.


Aletha May Call

1. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Davy; taken 5 Jan 1920; Page 233B;
Image 12 of 37; Family #112/115.
Listed as Aletha Call; age 15; born in OH; single; in household of brother, Alva Call.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1920); Page 208; WV Archives Web Site.
Teskco (or Leskco) Stilwell; age 18; born in Knox Co, TN; single; miner; living at Davy, WV;
son of Oliver and Ella; married on 9 Mar 1920 at Welch, WV; Aletha Call; age 16; born in
Jackson Co, OH; single; daughter of William and Lula.


Charles William Allen

1. WWII Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Charles William Allen
Race: White
Age: 19
Relationship to Draftee: Self (Head)
Birth Place: Newhall, West Virginia, USA
Birth Date: 18 Apr 1923
Residence Place: Maybeury, Mcdowell, West Virginia, USA
Registration Date: 30 Jun 1942
Employer: Pocahontas Fuel Co
Weight: 150
Complexion: Light
Eye Color: Blue
Hair Color: Red
Height: 5 6
Next of Kin: V R Allen
Household Members:
Name Relationship
Charles William Allen Self (Head)"
2. United States Public Records, 1970-2009; LDS Web Site.
"Name Charles W Allen
Residence Date 30 Dec 2000
Residence Place Lynchburg, Virginia, United States
Birth Date 18 Apr 1923
Address Lynchburg, Virginia 24503
Address Date 30 Dec 2000
2nd Address Lynchburg, Virginia 24501
2nd Address Date 01 Aug 1984-01 Oct 2007
Possible Relatives Allen Allen, Christopher B Allen, Franklin E Allen, Roseanna Allen, Rowena Allen Forster, Rowena B Forster, Rowenea Allen
Record Number 170241411"
3. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Charles William Allen
[Charles W Allen]
Gender: Male
Race: White
Birth Date: 18 Apr 1923
Birth Place: Newhall Mcdo, West Virginia
[Newhall, West Virginia]
Death Date: 30 Apr 1996
Father: Vivian R Allen
Mother: Mamie D Light
SSN: 235281575
Notes: Jun 1940: Name listed as CHARLES WILLIAM ALLEN;
09 May 1996: Name listed as CHARLES W ALLEN"
4. Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Charles William Allen
Gender: Male
Race: White
Death Age: 73
Birth Date: abt 1923
Death Date: 30 Apr 1996
Death Place: Lynchburg, Virginia, USA
Spouse: RR Allen:
5. U.S., Department of Veterans Affairs BIRLS Death File, 1850-2010; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Charles Allen
Gender: Male
Birth Date: 18 Apr 1923
Death Date: 30 Apr 1996
Cause of Death: Natural
SSN: 235281575
Branch 1: NAVY
Enlistment Date 1: 28 Oct 1942
Release Date 1: 18 Oct 1945"
6. Find A Grave Index, 1600s-Current; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Charles William Allen
Birth Date: 18 Apr 1923
Death Date: 30 Apr 1996
Cemetery: Spring Hill Cemetery
Burial or Cremation Place: Lynchburg, Lynchburg City, Virginia, United States of America
Has Bio?: Y
URL: https://www.findagrave.com/mem..."


Rowena Bertha Roach

1. United States Public Records, 1970-2009; LDS Web Site.
"Name Rowena R Allen
Also Known As Rowena A Forester
2nd Also Known As Name Rowena A Forrester
3rd Also Known As Name Rowena Allen Forster
Residence Date 01 Jun 2000-25 Mar 2008
Residence Place Lynchburg, Virginia, United States
Birth Date 01 Mar 1923
Address Lynchburg, Virginia 24503
Address Date 01 Jun 2000-25 Mar 2008
2nd Address Lynchburg, Virginia 24501
2nd Address Date 01 Aug 1999
3rd Address Norfolk, Virginia 23501
3rd Address Date 01 Oct 1984
Possible Relatives Allen Allen, C W Allen, Charles W Allen, Christopher B Allen, Franklin E Allen, Justin Forester, Nancy B Forster, Nancy S Forster, Roseanna Allen, Rowenea Allen, William "Bill" Forster, William G Forester"


Paul Lawrence Allen

1. WWII Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947: Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Paul Lawrence Allen
Race: Black
Age: 19
Relationship to Draftee: Self (Head)
Birth Place: Welch, West Virginia, USA
Birth Date: 29 Dec 1922
Residence Place: Institute, Kanawha, West Virginia, USA
Registration Date: 30 Jun 1942
Employer: N Y A
Weight: 159
Eye Color: Brown
Hair Color: Black
Height: 5 6
Next of Kin: Minnie Allen
Household Members:
Name Relationship
Paul Lawrence Allen Self (Head)"
2. Norfolk, VA; Marriage License #810; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Paul Lawrence Allen; age 23; born in Welch, WV; single; colored; living at 2427 North 20th Street;
Philadelphia, PA; son of Edward and Minnie (Wilson) Allen; married on 30 Jan 1946 in Norfolk, VA;
Ruth Elizabeth Billups; agw 24; born in Norfolk, VA; single; colored; living at 858 Princess Ann Road,
Norfolk, VA; daughter of Samuel Thomas and Ada (Shepherd) Billups.
3. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Paul Lawrence Allen
[Paul Allen]
Gender: Male
Race: Black
Birth Date: 22 Dec 1922
Birth Place: Welch McDowe, West Virginia
[Welch, West Virginia]
Death Date: Jun 1986
Father: Edward Allen
Mother: Minnie Wilson
SSN: 235286872
Notes: Jul 1940: Name listed as PAUL LAWRENCE ALLEN;
24 Nov 1975: Name listed as PAUL ALLEN
4. California, Death Index, 1940-1997; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Paul Lawrence Allen
Social Security #: 235286872
Gender: Male
Birth Date: 29 Dec 1923
Birth Place: West Virginia
Death Date: 29 Jun 1986
Death Place: Los Angeles
Mother's Maiden Name: Wilson"
5. Find A Grave Index, 1600s-Current; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Paul Lawrence Allen
Birth Date: 29 Dec 1923
Death Date: 29 Jun 1986
Cemetery: Riverside National Cemetery
Burial or Cremation Place: Riverside, Riverside County, California, United States of America
Has Bio?: N
URL: https://www.findagrave.com/mem..."
6. U.S. Veterans' Gravesites, ca.1775-2006; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Paul Lawrence Allen
Service Info.: SGT US ARMY WORLD WAR II
Birth Date: 29 Dec 1923
Death Date: 29 Jun 1986
Service Start Date: 20 May 1942
Interment Date: 8 Jul 1986
Cemetery: Riverside National Cemetery
Cemetery Address: 22495 Van Buren Boulevard Riverside, CA 92518
Buried At: Section 20 Site 251"


Ruth Elizabeth Billups

1. Norfolk, VA; Marriage License #810; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Paul Lawrence Allen; age 23; born in Welch, WV; single; colored; living at 2427 North 20th Street;
Philadelphia, PA; son of Edward and Minnie (Wilson) Allen; married on 30 Jan 1946 in Norfolk, VA;
Ruth Elizabeth Billups; agw 24; born in Norfolk, VA; single; colored; living at 858 Princess Ann Road,
Norfolk, VA; daughter of Samuel Thomas and Ada (Shepherd) Billups.


Edward Allen

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1915); Page 457; WV Archives Web Site.
Edward Allen; age 28; born in Pulaski Co, VA; single; black; miner; living at Landgraff, WV; son of
Laindon and Victoria; married on 14 Jun 1915 at Welch, WV; Minnie Wilson; age 21; born in Wythe
Co, VA; black; single; daughter of Turner and Elizbeth.


Minnie Wilson

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1915); Page 457; WV Archives Web Site.
Edward Allen; age 28; born in Pulaski Co, VA; single; black; miner; living at Landgraff, WV; son of
Laindon and Victoria; married on 14 Jun 1915 at Welch, WV; Minnie Wilson; age 21; born in Wythe
Co, VA; black; single; daughter of Turner and Elizbeth.


William Joseph Winter

1. Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: William Joseph Winter
Gender: Male
Race: White
Age: 24
Birth Date: abt 1916
Marriage Registration Place: Bland, Virginia, USA
Marriage Date: 15 Jun 1940
Marriage Place: Bland, Virginia, USA
Father: Joseph Winter
Mother: Mary Miller
Spouse: Lillian Joan Allen"


Lillian Joan Allen

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Northfork District; Rolfe Road; taken 18 Apr 1930; Page 34B;
Image 42 of 45; Family #407/420.
Listed as Lillian Allen; age 8; born in WV; in household of father, Cecil Allen.
2. Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Lillian Joan Allen
Gender: Female
Race: White
Age: 21
Birth Date: abt 1919
Marriage Registration Place: Bland, Virginia, USA
Marriage Date: 15 Jun 1940
Marriage Place: Bland, Virginia, USA
Father: Cecil Allen
Mother: Sessie Blankenship
Spouse: William Joseph Winter"