McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families and Individuals

Notes


John Thomas Harrison

1. Buchanan Co, VA; Marriage License #37709; Ancestry.com Web Site.
John Thomas Harrison; age 19; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; no previous marriage; welding
laborer; living in Bradshaw, WV; son of Elby Weddle and Sadie (Mullins) Harrison; married on 23
Nov 1964 in Grundy, VA; Norma Jean Collins; age 20; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; no previous
marriage; housework; living at Raysal, WV; daughter of Louis Hassell and Cleo (Kennedy) Collins.
2. Buchanan Co, VA; Marriage License #68 007719; Ancestry.com Web Site.
John Thomas Harrison; age 22; born in McDowell Co, WV; divorced; this is his 2nd marriage; US
Army; living at Bradshaw, WV; son of Elby Weddle and Sadie (Mullins) Harrison; married on 2 Mar
1968 in Grundy, VA; Norma jean Harriso, maiden name Collins; age 23; born in McDowell Co, WV;
divorced; this is her 2nd marriage; unemployed; living at Raysal, WV; daughter of Louis Hassel and
Cleo (Kennedy) Collins.
3. Buchanan Co, VA; Marriage License #70 007874; Ancestry.com Web Site.
John Thomas Harrison; age 24; born 10 Sep 1945 in WV; divorced; this his 3rd marriage; 2 yrs HS
education; living at Box 217, Bradshaw, WV; son of Elby Weddle and Sadie (Mullins) Harrison;
married on 14 Mar 1970 in Grundy, VA; Peggy Carol Keene, maiden name Mullins; age 20; born
28 Aug 1949 in WV; divorced; this is her 2nd marriage; 2 yrs HS education; living at Jolo, WV;
daughter of Sidney Claude and Sidney Ora (Hagerman) Mullins.
4. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1999"; 1999; Geneva Steel, Sandra Long,
and Tom Hatcher; "Claude Mullins"; Article; Page 214; submitted by Margaret Harrison, daughter,
Box 543, Bradshaw, WV 24817.


Norma Jean Collins

1. "McDowell County, WV Heritage...", Louis and Cleo Kennedy Collins article,
page 124.
Cleo Kennedy was born on Oozley Branch, near Bradshaw, WV. She married Louis
Hassel Collins on 3 Jul 1836. They had three children: Joetta Collins
(married ______Hooker), Landon (married Waima Coleman, daughter of J.R. and
Lucille Coleman), and Norma (married ______Harrison).
2. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1999"; 1999; By Geneva Steel, Tom Hatcher
and Sandra Long; "Landon Collins"; article; submitted by Landon Collins; 108 Peach Orchard Lane,
Winchester, VA 22602.
3. Buchanan Co, VA; Marriage License #37709; Ancestry.com Web Site.
John Thomas Harrison; age 19; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; no previous marriage; welding
laborer; living in Bradshaw, WV; son of Elby Weddle and Sadie (Mullins) Harrison; married on 23
Nov 1964 in Grundy, VA; Norma Jean Collins; age 20; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; no previous
marriage; housework; living at Raysal, WV; daughter of Louis Hassell and Cleo (Kennedy) Collins.
4. Buchanan Co, VA; Marriage License #68 007719; Ancestry.com Web Site.
John Thomas Harrison; age 22; born in McDowell Co, WV; divorced; this is his 2nd marriage; US
Army; living at Bradshaw, WV; son of Elby Weddle and Sadie (Mullins) Harrison; married on 2 Mar
1968 in Grundy, VA; Norma jean Harriso, maiden name Collins; age 23; born in McDowell Co, WV;
divorced; this is her 2nd marriage; unemployed; living at Raysal, WV; daughter of Louis Hassel and
Cleo (Kennedy) Collins.
5. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1995"; 1995; Edited by Dr, Thomas C.
Hatcher; Geneva Steele; Sandra Long and Christine Carr McGuire; "Joetta Collins and Dewey
Edmond Hooker"; Article; Page 172; submitted by Joetta Collins Hooker, 10144 Hooker Heights,
King George, VA 22485.


John Louis Harrison

1. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1995"; 1995; Edited by Dr, Thomas C.
Hatcher; Geneva Steele; Sandra Long and Christine Carr McGuire; "Joetta Collins and Dewey
Edmond Hooker"; Article; Page 172; submitted by Joetta Collins Hooker, 10144 Hooker Heights,
King George, VA 22485.


Charles Edward Bellew

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1947); Page 346; WV Archives Web Site.
Charles Edward Bellew; age 22; born in Pedro, OH; single; living at Asco, WV; married on 15 Mar
1947 at Twin Branch, WV; Dana Frances Hall; age 16; born and living in Davy, WV; single; with
consent of Lula Hall, mother of Dana Frances Hall.
2. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Charles Edward Bellew
[Charles E Bellew]
Gender: Male
Race: White
Birth Date: 18 Jun 1924
Birth Place: Pedro Lawren, Ohio
Death Date: 8 Nov 2004
Father: Howard Bellew
Mother: Mary E Wilson
SSN: 232442124
Notes: Nov 1945: Name listed as CHARLES EDWARD BELLEW; 23 Nov 2004: Name listed as CHARLES E BELLEW"


Dana Frances Hall

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Davy; taken 10 Apr 1930; Page 87B; Iamge
45 of 47; Family #55/93.
Listed as Frances Hall; age 1 mon; born in WV; in household of father, Lewis Hall.
2. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Davy; E.D. 24-35; taken 8 Apr 1940; Page
535B; Image 9 of 57; Household #83.
Listed as Frances D. Hall; age 10; born in WV; single; 3rd grade education; attending school; lived in
same house on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Lewis M. Hall.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1947); Page 346; WV Archives Web Site.
Charles Edward Bellew; age 22; born in Pedro, OH; single; living at Asco, WV; married on 15 Mar
1947 at Twin Branch, WV; Dana Frances Hall; age 16; born and living in Davy, WV; single; with
consent of Lula Hall, mother of Dana Frances Hall.
4. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Frances Dana Hall [Frances Dana Bellew] [Frances Bellew]
Gender: Female
Race: White
Birth Date: 13 Mar 1929
Birth Place: Davy McDowel, West Virginia [Davy McDow C??, West Virginia]
Death Date: 14 Aug 1992
Father:
Lewis Hall
Mother:
Lula Hill
SSN: 232440078
Notes: Sep 1945: Name listed as FRANCES DANA HALL;
Dec 1960: Name listed as FRANCES DANA BELLEW;
28 Aug 1992: Name listed as FRANCES D BELLEW "


Jesse Murphy

1. Mingo Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1924); Page 99; WV Archives Web Site.
Jessie Murphy; age 23; born in Mingo Co, WV; single; railroad worker; living at Williamson, WV;
son of Lon and Sallie Murphy; married on 10 Jan 1924 at Williamson, WV; Jane Curry; age 20;
born in Mingo Co, WV; single; living in Williamson, WV; daughter of Floyd and Sarah Curry.
2. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 5 Dec 2013.
Jesse Murphy; born 25 Nov 1900; died 15 jan 1996; buried here; headstone photo shown; "ASLEEP
IN JESUS".


Jane Curry

1. Mingo Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1924); Page 99; WV Archives Web Site.
Jessie Murphy; age 23; born in Mingo Co, WV; single; railroad worker; living at Williamson, WV;
son of Lon and Sallie Murphy; married on 10 Jan 1924 at Williamson, WV; Jane Curry; age 20;
born in Mingo Co, WV; single; living in Williamson, WV; daughter of Floyd and Sarah Curry.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #'68 009036; WV Archives Web Site.
Jane Murphy; age 65; born 12 May 1903 in WV' married; wife of Jess Murphy; housewife; living at
Iaeger, WV; daughter of Floyd and Lucinda (Farley) Curry; died 26 May 1968 in Stevens Clinic,
Welch, WV; due to cerebral thrombosis with arteriosclerotic heart disease and diabetes mellitus;
buried 29 May 1968 in Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, WV; informant, Jess Murphy.
3. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 5 Dec 2013.
Jane C. Murphy; born 12 May 1903; died 26 May 1968; buried here; headstone photo shown; "ASLEEP
IN JESUS".


Ted Goss Murphy

1. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 20 Dec 2013.
Ted Goss Murphy; born 25 May 1929; died 6 Oct 1956; buried here; headstone and grave marker photos
shown; "AND IF GOD CHOOSE I SHALL BUT LOVE THEE BETTER AFTER DEATH"; "WEST VIRGINIA * CPL
US MARINE CORPS RES * KOREA".


Rion

1. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1999"; 1999; By Geneva Steel, Tom
Hatcher and Sandra Long; "Willie Mack Gibson"; Article; Page 151; submitted by Earnie and Willie Jo
Gibson, Son's (sic Willie Jo is a daughter), Nancy, Daughter, Box 420, Jolo, WV 24850.


Nancy Evelyn Gibson

1. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1999"; 1999; By Geneva Steel, Tom
Hatcher and Sandra Long; "Willie Mack Gibson"; Article; Page 151; submitted by Earnie and Willie Jo
Gibson, Son's (sic Willie Jo is a daughter), Nancy, Daughter, Box 420, Jolo, WV 24850.


William Grant Neal

1. Ohio Births and Christenings, 1821-1962; LDS Web Site.
"Name William Grant Neal
Gender Male
Birth Date 12 Aug 1868
Birthplace LAWRENCE,OHIO
Father's Name Semion Neal
Mother's Name Jane Neal
2. McDowell Co, WVl Marriage Records; Vol #__(1895); Page 104; WV Archives Web Site.
W.G. Neal; age 25; born in _____; single; living in McDowell Co, WV; son of ________; married on
16 Jun 1895 at Benjamin Collins; Lyddie Collins; age 24; born in McDowell Co, WV; single;
living in McDowell Co, WV; daughter of Benjamin and and Susan Collins.
3. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Mohawk; taken on 27 Jan 1920; Page 273A;
Image 31 of 43; Family #416/421.
Listed as W.G. Neil; age 50; born in OH; married; farmer and President of Board of Education; head
of household.
4. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; taken on 30 Apr 1930; Page 200B; Image 56
of 56; Family #467/473.
Listed as W.G. Neal; age 62; born in OH; married at 25; farmer; head of household.
5. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River Disrtict; Longpole Creek; E.D. 24-57; taken on 9 Apr
1940; Page 1090B; Image 16 of 74; Household #139.
Listed as William G. Neal; age 71; born in OH; married; 6th grade education; lived in same house
on 1 Apr 1935; no occupation; head of household.
6. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate # '57 014864; WV Archives Web Site.
William Grant Neal; age 89; born 12 Aug 1868 in Lawrence Co, OH; married; timberman; living at
Iaeger, WV; son of Simeon and Jane (Hackwith) Neal; died 19 Oct 1957 at Iaeger, WV; due to
senility; buried 21 Oct 1957 in Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, WV; informant, George Neal,
Davy, WV.
7. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
Kenneth Bowen; 13 Oct 2014.
William Grant Neal; born 13 Aug 1868 in Lawrence Co, OH; died 19 oct 1957 in Iaeger, WV; buried
here; no grave marker photo shown.
"Son of Simeon Neal and Jane Hackwith. The informant was George Neal",
8. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1995"; 1995; Edited by Dr, Thomas C.
Hatcher; Geneva Steele; Sandra Long and Christine Carr McGuire; "Susie Jane Neal, "Granny Bug"";
Article; Page 214; submitted by Addie Sue Lockhart, Box 555, Iaeger, WV 24844.


Lydia M. Collins

1. 1880 Census, McDowell Co, WV, compiled by William A. Marsh, Vol 9, page 771.
Sandy River Township, page 017.
Listed as Lydia M. Collins, age 9, in household of father, Benjamin Collins.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1895); Page 104; WV Archives Web Site.
W.G. Neal; age 25; born in _____; single; living in McDowell Co, WV; son of ________; married on
16 Jun 1895 at Benjamin Collins; Lyddie Collins; age 24; born in McDowell Co, WV; single;
living in McDowell Co, WV; daughter of Benjamin and and Susan Collins.
3. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Mohawk; taken on 27 Jan 1920; Page 273A;
Image 31 of 43; Family #416/421.
Listed as Lida Neil; age 50; born in WV; married; in household of husband, William G. Neal.
4. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; taken on 30 Apr 1930; Page 200B; Image 56
of 56; Family #467/473.
Listed as Lydia Neal; age 60; born in WV; married at 24; in household of husband, William G. Neal.
5. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River Disrtict; Longpole Creek; E.D. 24-57; taken on 9 Apr
1940; Page 1090B; Image 16 of 74; Household #139.
Listed as Liddie Neal; age 69; born in WV; married; lived in same house on 1 Apr 1935; no
education; in household of husband, William G. Neal.
6. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1995"; 1995; Edited by Dr, Thomas C.
Hatcher; Geneva Steele; Sandra Long and Christine Carr McGuire; "Susie Jane Neal, "Granny Bug"";
Article; Page 214; submitted by Addie Sue Lockhart, Box 555, Iaeger, WV 24844.


Columbus Johnson

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1915); Page 257; WV Archives Web Site.
Columbus Johnson; age 25; born in Floyd Co, KY; single; farmer; living at Mohawk, WV; son of
Martin and Syltonia; married on 3 Mar 1915 at Longpole, WV; Susa Neal; age 18; born in McDowell
Co, WV; single; daughter of Will and Lida.


Susie Jane Neal

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1915); Page 257; WV Archives Web Site.
Columbus Johnson; age 25; born in Floyd Co, KY; single; farmer; living at Mohawk, WV; son of
Martin and Syltonia; married on 3 Mar 1915 at Longpole, WV; Susa Neal; age 18; born in McDowell
Co, WV; single; daughter of Will and Lida.
2. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Mohawk; taken on 27 Jan 1920; Page 273A;
Image 31 of 43; Family #416/421.
Listed as Susa Neil; age 18; born in WV; widow; in household of father, William G. Neal.
3. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; taken on 30 Apr 1930; Page 200B; Image 56
of 56; Family #467/473.
Listed as Susie Neal; age 33; born in WV; single; in household of father, William G. Neal.
4. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River Disrtict; Longpole Creek; E.D. 24-57; taken on 9 Apr
1940; Page 1090B; Image 16 of 74; Household #139.
Listed as Susie Neal; age 43; born in WV; divorced; 8th grade education; lived in same house on
1 Apr 1935; in household of father, William G. Neal.
5. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1995"; 1995; Edited by Dr, Thomas C.
Hatcher; Geneva Steele; Sandra Long and Christine Carr McGuire; "Susie Jane Neal, "Granny Bug"";
Article; Page 214; submitted by Addie Sue Lockhart, Box 555, Iaeger, WV 24844.
"...She died at her home in a tragic fire accident on October 17, 1992...."


Ronald Dennis Kennedy

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage records; Vol #__(1968); Page 449; WV Archives Web Site.
Ronald Dennis Kennedy; age 24; born 28 Feb 1944 in Kopperston, WV; single; living at Oceana, WV;
son of Dennis Will and Rhoda (Cook) Kennedy; married on 11 May 1968 at Clear Fork, WV; Edra
Gay harvey; age 18; born 23 Feb 1950 in Welch, WV; single; living at Clear Fork, WV; daughter of
German and Inez (Belcher) Harvey


Edra Gay Harvey

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage records; Vol #__(1968); Page 449; WV Archives Web Site.
Ronald Dennis Kennedy; age 24; born 28 Feb 1944 in Kopperston, WV; single; living at Oceana, WV;
son of Dennis Will and Rhoda (Cook) Kennedy; married on 11 May 1968 at Clear Fork, WV; Edra
Gay harvey; age 18; born 23 Feb 1950 in Welch, WV; single; living at Clear Fork, WV; daughter of
German and Inez (Belcher) Harvey


Thomas Edward Smith

1. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #13613; WV Archives Web Site.
Thomas Edward Smith; age 75 yrs, 3 mons, 17 days; born 16 Jul 1863 in Marion, Smyth Co, VA; widowed;
miner; living in Jenkinjones, WV; son of Thomas Jefferson and Jane (Cullop) Smith; died 31 Oct 1938 at
Jenkinjones, WV; due to cardio vascular with renal disease; buried 1 Nov 1938 at Roderfield, WV; informant,
T.J. Smith, Prenter, WV.
2. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
Don Spencer; 10 Jun 2016.
Thomas Edward Smith; born 16 Jul 1863; died 31 Oct 1938; buried here; no grave marker photo shown;
death certificate posted.
"Family links:
"Parents:
Thomas Jefferson Smith (____ - 1906)
Minerva J. Smith (1843 - 1928)

"Spouse:
Eva Catherine Smallwood Smith (1875 - 1930)

"Children:
Mary Elizabeth Smith McCormick (1894 - 1972)*
Lillian V. Smith Neese (1897 - 1917)*
Lena V. Smith Mullins (1897 - 1919)*
Faye Vanetta Smith Smith (1900 - 1963)*
Violet Louise Smith Runyon (1909 - 1939)*
Madeline Helen Smith (1912 - 1992)*

"Siblings:
Thomas Edward Smith (1863 - 1938)
Hobson C. Smith (1869 - 1950)*
Wiley Wint Smith (1874 - 1941)*
Alice Virginia Smith Evans (1875 - 1960)*
George Miles Smith (1880 - 1935)*
Monroe Garfield Smith (1882 - 1965)*
Mollie Bell Smith Evans (1885 - 1965)*"


Eva Catherine Smallwood

1. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate # 17169; WV Archives Web Site.
Eva Smith; age 55 yrs, 10 mons, 1 day; born 3 Feb 1875 in TN; married; living at Jenkinjones, WV;
daughter of unknown parents; died 4 dec 1930 at Jenkinjones, WV; due to tuberculosis with pneumonia;
buried 6 Dec 1930 at Gary #10, WV; informant, F.S. McCormick, Jenkinjones, WV.
2. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Gary Cemetery, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
Kenneth Bowen; 20 Jan 2014.
Eva Catherine Smallwood Smith; born 3 Feb 1875; died 4 Dec 1930; buried here; no grave marker photo
shown, death certificate posted.
"Family links:
"Parents:
Hugh Franklin Smallwood (1837 - 1919)
Rachel C. Burkett Smallwood (1838 - 1906)

"Spouse:
Thomas Edward Smith (1863 - 1938)*

"Children:
Mary Elizabeth Smith McCormick (1894 - 1972)*
Lillian V. Smith Neese (1897 - 1917)*
Lena V. Smith Mullins (1897 - 1919)*
Faye Vanetta Smith Smith (1900 - 1963)*
Violet Louise Smith Runyon (1909 - 1939)*
Madeline Helen Smith (1912 - 1992)*

"Siblings:
Mary Elizabeth Smallwood Tilson (1857 - 1915)*
William David Smallwood (1859 - 1941)*
Margaret Jane Smallwood Ferguson (1863 - 1948)*
Susan Isabelle Smallwood Powell (1866 - 1945)*
Robert Lee Smallwood (1869 - 1955)*
Thomas Jack Smallwood (1872 - 1899)**
Charles Edward Smallwood (1872 - 1953)*
Sarah Smallwood (1873 - 1891)**
Eva Catherine Smallwood Smith (1875 - 1930)
Virginia Smallwood Lester (1876 - 1945)*
Corinthia Alice Smallwood Poteet (1878 - 1967)**
John Charles Smallwood (1879 - 1956)**
Gilmer Charles Smallwood (1883 - 1941)**
Fleenor Clint Smallwood (1885 - 1966)**
Cornnie Mae Smallwood Andis (1887 - 1925)**"