McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families and Individuals

Notes


William Ray Conley

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1939); Page 554; WV Archives Web Site.
Ray W. Conley; age 26; born in Wyoming Co, WV; single; living in Baileysville, WV; son of Stewart and
Sarah Conley; married on 14 Jan 1939 at Bartley, WV; Nita Adams; age 23; born in Wyoming Co, WV;
single; living in Baileysville, WV; daughter of Ord and America Adams.


Nita Alice Adams

1. 1920 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Baileysville District, taken on 17 Jan 1920, Page 140 B, Family #95.
Listed as Unamed female Adam, age 7, born in WV, in household of father, Ora Adams.
2. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Baileysville District, taken on 3 Apr 1930, Page 73A, Family #29.
Listed as Nita Adams, age 15, born in WV, in household of father, Ora Adams.
3. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1939); Page 554; WV Archives Web Site.
Ray W. Conley; age 26; born in Wyoming Co, WV; single; living in Baileysville, WV; son of Stewart and
Sarah Conley; married on 14 Jan 1939 at Bartley, WV; Nita Adams; age 23; born in Wyoming Co, WV;
single; living in Baileysville, WV; daughter of Ord and America Adams


William David Belcher

1. Dickenson Co, VA; Marriage License #80-043562; Ancestry.com Web Site.
William D. Belcher; age 32; born 15 Nov 1947 in WV; divorced; this is his 2nd marriage; first marriage
ended in 1966; 8th grade education; living at Box 552, Welch, WV; son of Ayers and Mertle (Sexton)
Belcher; married on 27 Sep 1980 in Dickenson Co, VA; Lydia Virginia Muncy; age 21; born 15 May
1959 in WV; this is her 1st marriage; 12th grade education; living at Box 53, Roderfield, WV; daughter
of John W. and Nelly (Green) Muncy.


Lydia Virginia Muncy

1. Dickenson Co, VA; Marriage License #80-043562; Ancestry.com Web Site.
William D. Belcher; age 32; born 15 Nov 1947 in WV; divorced; this is his 2nd marriage; first marriage
ended in 1966; 8th grade education; living at Box 552, Welch, WV; son of Ayers and Mertle (Sexton)
Belcher; married on 27 Sep 1980 in Dickenson Co, VA; Lydia Virginia Muncy; age 21; born 15 May
1959 in WV; this is her 1st marriage; 12th grade education; living at Box 53, Roderfield, WV; daughter
of John W. and Nelly (Green) Muncy.


Nancy A.

1. 1930 Census, Wise Co, VA; Roberson District; taken 16 Apr 1930; Page 242A; Image 19 of 31;
Family #176/176.
Listed as Nancy A. Mullins; age 64 born in VA; widow; in household of son, Norvil Mullins.


Wilburn Rakes

1. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Twin Branch; taken on 17 Jan 1920;
Page 258A; Family #584/588.
Listed as Wilburn Rakes; age 10; born in WV; in household of father, John W. Rakes.
2. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Davy; taken on 3 Apr 1930; Page 38A;
Family #40/48.
Listed as Wilburn Rakes; age 18; born in WV; in household of father, John W. Rakes.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol#__(1933); Page 25; WV Archives Web Site.
Wilburn Rakes; age 22; born in Wyoming Co, WV; single; miner; living at Davy, WV; son of John and
Elizabeth; married on 13 Sep 1933 in Mohegan, WV; Dora Mae Justice; age 21; born in McDowell
Co, WV; single; living in Davy, WV; daughter of Crocket and Rosa Bell.
4. Wyoming Co, WV; Death Certificate #10622; WV Archives Web Site.
Wilburn Rakes; age 22 yrs, 10 mons, 7 days; born in Baileysville, WV; married husband of Dollie
Justice; coal loader in coal mine; living at Davy, WV; son of J.W. and Elizabeth (Lewis) Rakes; died
28 Jul 1935 in Baileysville, WV; due to drowning; buried 30 Jul 1933 at Davy, WV; informant, J.W.
Rakes, Davy, WV.


Dora Mae "Dolly" Justice

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol#__(1933); Page 25; WV Archives Web Site.
Wilburn Rakes; age 22; born in Wyoming Co, WV; single; miner; living at Davy, WV; son of John and
Elizabeth; married on 13 Sep 1933 in Mohegan, WV; Dora Mae Justice; age 21; born in McDowell
Co, WV; single; living in Davy, WV; daughter of Crocket and Rosa Bell.


Walter Lee Poff

1. Virginia, Select Marriages, 1785-1940; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Walter Lee Poff
Gender: Male
Marital status: Single
Race: White
Age: 22
Birth Date: 1904
Birth Place: Kimball, W.VA.
Marriage Date: 14 Apr 1926
Marriage Place: Norfolk, Virginia
Father: Wm. Poff
Mother: Rhodey Poff
Spouse: Rena Esther Story
FHL Film Number: 2048495
Reference ID: 1926 p4 ln121"
2. Norfolk, VA Marriage License #7632; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Walter Lee Poff; age 40; born in Kimball, WV; widowed; one previous marriage; chauffeur; living at
Grandy Sanitorium, Norfolk, VA; son of William A. and Rhoda (Wirt) Poff; married on 9 Apr 1944 in
Norfolk, VA; Sarah Rawls, maiden name Basnight; age 35; born in Columbia (sic, Columbus), NC;
divorced; one previous marriage; living at 108 McNeal Ave, Norfolk, VA; daughter of Jim W. and
Nellie (Sutton) Basnight.
3. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Walter Lee Poff
[Walter L Poff]
Gender: Male
Race: White
Birth Date: 27 Jun 1903
Birth Place: Kimball, West Virginia
[Kimbale, West Virginia]
Death Date: 2 Oct 1989
Claim Date: 3 Apr 1968
Father: William A Poff
Mother: Rodah J Wirt
SSN: 226220754
Citizenship or Alien Status: U.S. citizen.
Type of Claim: Duplicate request; evidence of identity only submitted.
Notes: 11 Jul 1986: Name listed as WALTER LEE POFF;
01 Apr 1968: Name listed as WALTER L POFF"
4. Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Walter L. Poff
SSN: 226-22-0754
Last Residence:
23502 Norfolk, Norfolk City, Virginia, USA
Born: 27 Jun 1903
Died: 2 Oct 1989
State (Year) SSN issued: Virginia (Before 1951)"
5. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by Deborah Jernigan; 29 Jan 2008.
" Walter Lee Poff
Birth 27 Jun 1903
West Virginia, USA
Death 2 Oct 1989 (aged 86)
Norfolk, Norfolk City, Virginia, USA
Burial
Rosewood Memorial Park
Virginia Beach, Virginia Beach City, Virginia, USA "


Sarah Basnight

1. Norfolk, VA Marriage License #7632; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Walter Lee Poff; age 40; born in Kimball, WV; widowed; one previous marriage; chauffeur; living at
Grandy Sanitorium, Norfolk, VA; son of William A. and Rhoda (Wirt) Poff; married on 9 Apr 1944 in
Norfolk, VA; Sarah Rawls, maiden name Basnight; age 35; born in Columbia (sic, Columbus), NC;
divorced; one previous marriage; living at 108 McNeal Ave, Norfolk, VA; daughter of Jim W. and
Nellie (Sutton) Basnight.
2. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by Deborah Jernigan; 29 Jan 2008.
" Sarah Basnight Poff
Birth 5 Sep 1908
North Carolina, USA
Death 11 Oct 1996 (aged 88)
Virginia Beach, Virginia Beach City, Virginia, USA
Burial
Rosewood Memorial Park
Virginia Beach, Virginia Beach City, Virginia, USA "

Additional Information Posted:
"Obit: published Sunday, October 13, 1996

"Virginia Beach - Sarah Basnight Poff, 88, of the 2000 block of Christopher Farms Drive, died October 11, 1996, in her residence.

"Ms. Poff was a member of Fox Hall/Cornerstone Baptist Church for over 50 years. She was also a member of the South Norfolk Women of the Moose Chapter #947.

"Ms Poff was preceded in death by her husband, Walter Lee Poff, and her daughter, Shirley Cope. She is survived by her son, Albert Rawls Jr., two daughters, Doris Tarkington of Suffolk and Esther Forehand of Chesapeake, 17 grandchildren, 42 great-grandchildren and five great-great-grandchildren.

"The family will receive friends from 3 to 5 pm today in Kellum Funeral Home, Rosewood Chapel. A church service will be conducted at Cornerstone Baptist Church at 1 p.m. Monday by the Rev. Fred Braswell. Interment will follow in Rosewood Memorial Park...."


Ray Shelby Roach

1. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by Valerie Neal; 14 May 2014.
" Ray Shelby Roach
Birth 31 Dec 1920
West Virginia, USA
Death 11 Aug 2003 (aged 82)
West Virginia, USA
Burial
Roselawn Memorial Gardens
Princeton, Mercer County, West Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 129801358 "

Additional Information Posted:
"PVT US ARMY WORLD WAR II"


Gary McLamb

1. United States Public Records, 1970-2009; LDS Web Site.
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