McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Familie and Individuals

Notes


John Joseph Harman

1. West Virginia, U.S., Marriages Index, 1785-1971; Ancestry.com Website.
"Name: J R Harman
Gender: Male
Spouse's Name: Elizabeth Evans
Spouse Gender: Female
Marriage Date: 1912
Marriage Place: Mcdowell, West Virginia, United States "
2. McDowell Co, WV; WW I Draft Registration Card #291; 12 Sep 1918; Ancestry.com Website.
John Joseph Harman; age 34; born 29 Jun 1884; living at Maybeury, WV; outside foreman for
Elkhorn Coal and Coke, CO, Maybeury, WV; nearest relative, Mrs. Elizabeth Harman, wife, Maybeury,
WV; medium height and build; blue eyes and black hair.


Elizabeth

1. West Virginia, U.S., Marriages Index, 1785-1971; Ancestry.com Website.
"Name: J R Harman
Gender: Male
Spouse's Name: Elizabeth Evans
Spouse Gender: Female
Marriage Date: 1912
Marriage Place: Mcdowell, West Virginia, United States "


Giles Wesley Bruce

1. "Welch and Its People"; "Giles Wesley Bruce"; Article; Rose Marino; 1985; Page 11.
2. FindAGrave.com Website; submitted by Virginia Gal; 6 Jul 2007; maintained by Tricia Marvin.
" Giles Wesley Bruce
Birth 1873
Death 11 Oct 1961 (aged 87–88)
Burial
Maple Hill Cemetery
Bluefield, Tazewell County, Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 20312411"


Chauncey Burl Shrewsbury

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1930); Page 276; WV Archives Web Site.
Burl Shrewsbury; age 20; born in Wyoming Co, WV; living in Basin, WV; married on 16 Jul 1930 at
R.L. Graham's; Meda Graham; age 18; born in Wyoming Co, WV; living at Basin, WV; R.L. Graham
provided the information.
2. "jbderic" Family Tree; posted by valleyave; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Chauncey "Clowney" Burl Shrewsbury
1909–1977
Birth 6 NOV 1909 • Herndon, Wyoming, West Virginia, United States
Death 20 OCT 1977 • Herndon, Wyoming, West Virginia, United States


Meda Mae Graham

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1930); Page 276; WV Archives Web Site.
Burl Shrewsbury; age 20; born in Wyoming Co, WV; living in Basin, WV; married on 16 Jul 1930 at
R.L. Graham's; Meda Graham; age 18; born in Wyoming Co, WV; living at Basin, WV; R.L. Graham
provided the information.
2. "jbderic" Family Tree; posted by valleyave; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Meada Mae Graham
1912–1997
Birth 19 APR 1912 • Basin, Wyoming, West Virginia, United States
Death 5 MAR 1997 • Herndon, Wyoming, West Virginia, United States"


Austin Gregory Coleman

1. Fanning Funeral Home; Iaeger, WV; Posted Obit.
"Austin Gregory Coleman, 21, of Simon, WV, went to his Heavenly Home, Sunday, November 24, 2019 from injuries sustained in an automobile accident.

'Austin was born November 8, 1998 in Welch, WV a son of Charlie and Shirley Coleman Brooks. He was a loving son, grandson, brother, nephew, cousin and friend.

"His hobbies included coal mining, spending time with his family and friends, and making people laugh.

"He touched the lives of everyone who knew him, and his smile is one that will forever be remembered.

"Austin was preceded in death by his aunt, Norma Jean.

"Those left to cherish his memory are his parents, Charlie and Shirley Brooks of Simon, WV, grandparents, Norman and Brenda Coleman of Iaeger, WV, and Oits and Jenny Brooks of Simon, WV; brother, Steven Kissinger of Simon, WV, his girlfriend, Aaliyah Brooke Wolford of Gilbert, WV, whom was his pride and joy; two special friends, Dillion Cantrell and Kyle Wolford and a host of aunts, uncles, cousins, and friends. Austin will be greatly missed by everyone who knew him.

"Funeral services will be conducted Saturday, November 30, 2019 at 11 o’clock with Pastor Barry Brooks officiating at the Chapel of Fanning Funeral Home in Iaeger, WV. Burial will follow in Woodlawn Memorial Park at Bluewell, WV. Serving as pallbearers will be Steven Kissinger, Tyler Christian, JD Johnson, Luke McKinney, Hunter Blankenship, Dillion Cantrell, Anthony Nelson, and Kyle Wolford.

"Friends may visit with the family Friday evening, November 29, 2019 from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Chapel of Fanning Funeral Home in Iaeger, WV.

"Fanning Funeral Home in Iaeger, WV, is assisting the family.

"Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.fanningfuneralhomes.com


John William Smith

1. West Virginia, Wills and Probate Records, 1724-1985 for Abraham Smith; McDowell Co, WV; Wills;
Vol1-2, 1893-1924; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"...Fourth: I devise unto William D. Smith, my son, and to John W. Smith, Jackson Smith and
Margaret Pauley, the last named three being the children of my daugheter, Josie, all of the land of
which I may die seized and possessed in the county of Tazewell, state of Virginia; this said land
being owned by them as follows; one-half of the same to William D. Smith and the other one-half to
be owned by the named three children equally and jointly; said tract of land consisting of about one
hundred and five (105) acres more or less...."
2. "Couts, Neighbor, Lyons'; Family Tree; Posted by Lorene170; Ancestry.com Web Site.
John William Smith
1884–1973
Birth 30 APR 1884 • Leckie,McDowell Co. West Virginia, USA
Death 27 JUN 1973 • Mercer, West Virginia"
(Picture Shown)
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1907); Page 379; WV Archives Web Site.
John W. Smith; age 22; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; miner; living at Maybeury, WV; son of ____
and Josie; married on 27 Feb 1907 in Maybeury, WV; Beulah E. Perdue; age 16; born in McDowell
Co, WV; single; daughter of Daniel H. and Nannie (sic, Amanda)
4. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Elkhorn District; taken 29 Apr 1910; Page 233B; Image 46 of 46;
Family #444/444.
Listed as John W. Smith; age 25; born in WV; married once for 3 yrs; timberman; head of
household.
5. McDowell Co, WV; WW I Draft Registration Card #1352; 12 Sep 1918; Ancestry.com Web Site.
John William Smith; age 34; born 30 Apr 1884; living in Maybeury, WV; outside timber man for
Pocahontas Fuel Co, Maybeury, WV; nearest relative, Mrs, Buela Smith, wife, Maybeury, WV; short
with medium build; blue eyes and brown hair.
6. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Elkhorn District; taken 6 Feb 1920; Page 87B; Image 40 of 41;
Family #431/435.
Listed as John Smith; age 36; born in WV; married; laborer in coal mine; head of household.
7. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Elkhorn District; Switchback; taken 2 Apr 1930; page 254A; Image
13 of 24; Family #116/116.
Listed as John W. Smith; age 45; born in WV; married at 22; coal miner; head of household.
8. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Elkhorn District; Maybeury-Barlow; E.D. 24-48; taken 10 Apr 1940;
Page 939B; Image 24 of 30; Household #217.
Listed as John W. Smith; age 55; born in WV; married; 4th grade education; lived in same place on
1 Apr 1935; no listed occupation; unable to work; head of household.
9. McDowell Co, WV; WW II Draft Registration Card #U-2650; 27 Apr 1942; Ancestry.com Web Site.
John William Smith; age 57; born 30 Apr 1884 in Leckie, WV; unemployed; person who will always
know address, Beulah Smith, Maybeury, WV; 5'8" tall; 140 lbs; blue eyes; brown hair; light
complexion.
10. Mercer Co, WV; Death Certificate #'73 009143; WV Archives Web Site via LDS Web Site.
John William Smith; age 89; born 30 Apr 1884 in VA; married; husband of Beulah Perdue; mine
forman in coal mine; SS#235-09-6925; living at 2121 Jefferson St, Bluefield, WV; son of unknown
Smith and Josephine Smith; died 27 Jan 1973 in the Bluefield Sanitarum, Bluefield, WV; due to
gastroenteritis due to infection with generalized arteriosclerosis; buried 30 Jun 1973 in Roselawn
Cemetery, Princeton, WV; informant, Mrs. Mike Fisher, 2121 Jefferson St,, Bluefield, WV,


Beulah Evelyn Perdue

1. "Couts, Neighbor, Lyons"; Family Tree; Posted by Lorene170; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Beulah E Perdue
1892–1984
Birth 5 NOV 1892 • West Virginia
Death AUG 1984 • Bluefield, Mercer Co. West Virginia, USA"

(Picture Posted)
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1907); Page 379; WV Archives Web Site.
John W. Smith; age 22; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; miner; living at Maybeury, WV; son of ____
and Josie; married on 27 Feb 1907 in Maybeury, WV; Beulah E. Perdue; age 16; born in McDowell
Co, WV; single; daughter of Daniel H. and Nannie (sic, Amanda)
3. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Elkhorn District; taken 29 Apr 1910; Page 233B; Image 46 of 46;
Family #444/444.
Listed as Beulah Smith; age 17; born in WV; married once for 3 yrs; 1 child, 1 living; in household of
husband, John W. Smith.
4. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Elkhorn District; taken 6 Feb 1920; Page 87B; Image 40 of 41;
Family #431/435.
Listed as Beulah Smith; age 27; born in WV; married; in household of husband, John W. Smith.
5. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Elkhorn District; Switchback; taken 2 Apr 1930; page 254A; Image
13 of 24; Family #116/116.
Listed as Beula Smith; age 37; born in WV; married at 14; in household of husband, John W, Smith.
6. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Elkhorn District; Maybeury-Barlow; E.D. 24-48; taken 10 Apr 1940;
Page 939B; Image 24 of 30; Household #217.
Listed as Beulah Smith; age 47; born in WV; married; 8th grade education; lived in same place on
1 Apr 1935; in household of husband, John W. Smith.


Noah Washington Smith

1. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Elkhorn District; taken 6 Feb 1920; Page 87B; Image 40 of 41;
Family #431/435.
Listed as Noah Smith; age 8; born in WV; in household of father, John W. Smith.
2. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Elkhorn District; Switchback; taken 2 Apr 1930; page 254A; Image
13 of 24; Family #116/116.
Listed as Noah Smith; age 19; born in WV; single; coal miner; in household of father, John W,
Smith.
3. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Elkhorn District; Maybeury-Barlow; E.D. 24-48; taken 10 Apr 1940;
Page 939B; Image 24 of 30; Household #217.
Listed as Noah Smith; age 29; born in WV; single; 5th grade education; lived in same place on
1 Apr 1935; no listed occupation; in household of father, John W. Smith.
4. WWII Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Noah Washington Smith
Race: White
Age: 29
Relationship to Draftee: Self (Head)
Birth Date: 23 Feb 1911
Birth Place: Maybeury, West Virginia, USA
Residence Place: Maybeury, Mcdowell, West Virginia, USA
Registration Date: 16 Oct 1940
Registration Place: Maybeury, Mcdowell, West Virginia, USA
Employer: Unemployed
Weight: 130
Complexion: Light
Eye Color: Blue
Hair Color: Brown
Height: 5 10
Next of Kin: Beulh Evlyn Smith
Household Members:
Name Relationship
Noah Washington Smith Self (Head)
Beulh Evlyn Smith Mother"
5. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Noah Washington Smith
[Noah W Smith]
Gender: Male
Race: White
Birth Date: 23 Feb 1911
Birth Place: Mayberry Mcd, West Virginia
[Maybeury Mcd??, West Virginia]
Death Date: 15 Feb 1989
Father: John W Smith
Mother: Beulah E Perdue
SSN: 232026442
Notes: 16 Nov 1973: Name listed as NOAH WASHINGTON SMITH;
10 Jan 1998: Name listed as NOAH W SMITH"