McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families and Individuals

Notes


Michael Krajc

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; Thorpe #11 (Mine); E.D. 24-2; taken 20 Apr 1940;
Page 22A; Image 1 of 22; Household #8.
Listed as Mike Krajc; age 57; born in Slovakia; married; no education; lived in same house on 1 Apr
1935; coal loader in mine; head of household.


Sophia Cvajniga

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; Thorpe #11 (Mine); E.D. 24-2; taken 20 Apr 1940;
Page 22A; Image 1 of 22; Household #8.
Listed as Sophia Krajc; age 52; born in Slovakia; married; no education; lived in same house on 1
Apr1935; in household of husband, Michael Krajc.


Edward Krajc

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; Thorpe #11 (Mine); E.D. 24-2; taken 20 Apr 1940;
Page 22A; Image 1 of 22; Household #8.
Listed as Edward Krajc; age 27; born in OH; single; 8th grade education; lived in same house on 1
Apr1935; coal loader in mine; in household of father, Michael Krajc.


Mary Krajc

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; Thorpe #11 (Mine); E.D. 24-2; taken 20 Apr 1940;
Page 22A; Image 1 of 22; Household #8.
Listed as Mary Krajc; age 19; born in OH; single; 8th grade education; lived in same house on 1
Apr1935; in household of father, Michael Krajc.


Louis Krajc

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; Thorpe #11 (Mine); E.D. 24-2; taken 20 Apr 1940;
Page 22A; Image 1 of 22; Household #8.
Listed as Louis Krajc; age 17; born in WV; single; 4 yrs HS education; lived in same house on 1
Apr1935; salesman in retail general merchandise; in household of father, Michael Krajc.


Cyril Krajc

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; Thorpe #11 (Mine); E.D. 24-2; taken 20 Apr 1940;
Page 22A; Image 1 of 22; Household #8.
Listed as Cyril Krajc; age 15; born in WV; single; 8th grade education; attending school; lived in
same house on 1 Apr1935; in household of father, Michael Krajc.


Albert Krajc Sr

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; Thorpe #11 (Mine); E.D. 24-2; taken 20 Apr 1940;
Page 22A; Image 1 of 22; Household #8.
Listed as Albert Krajc; age 13; born in WV; single; 8th grade education; attending school; lived in
same house on 1 Apr1935; in household of father, Michael Krajc.


Eleanor Ann Krajc

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; Thorpe #11 (Mine); E.D. 24-2; taken 20 Apr 1940;
Page 22A; Image 1 of 22; Household #8.
Listed as Eleanor Krajc; age 9; born in WV; single; 4th grade education; attending school; lived in
same house on 1 Apr1935; in household of father, Michael Krajc.
2. Cravens-Shires Funeral Home; Bluewell, WV; Posted Obit.
"Eleanor Ann Wagers, 89, of Gary, West Virginia passed away on Sunday, February 02, 2020 at McDowell Nursing and Rehab in Gary, West Virginia.

"Eleanor was born on June 08, 1930 in Welch, West Virginia to the late Michael Krajc and Sophia Cvajniga Krajc. She was a lifelong resident of Welch, West Virginia and a member of Our Lady of Victory Catholic Church in Gary, West Virginia.

"In addition to her parents Eleanor was precede in death by her husband Walter Wagers, Sr and her siblings Mary Bezenar, Joseph Krajc, Edward Krajc, Cyril Krajc, twins Mary and Matthew Krajc, Anna Krajc, Albert Krajc, Sr., Stephen Krajc and Louis Krajc.

"She is survived by her daughter, Patricia Wagers of Gary, West Virginia and son Walter Wagers, Jr and wife Trease of Bluff City, Tennessee. Three grandchildren; one step grandson, three great grandchildren and one step great granddaughter. She was the last member of her family.

"Christian Mass will be held on Tuesday, February 04, 2020 at 11:00 am at Our Lady of Victory Catholic Church in Gary, West Virginia with Father Binny Mulackal officiating the service. Burial will follow at Woodlawn Memorial Park in Bluefield, West Virginia with Sonny Castle, Jim Castle, John Castle, Bob Rose Jr., Mark Doss, Anthony Miano, Sammy Miano, David Doss and Josh Little serving as pallbearers. Serving as honorary pallbearers will be Albert M. Krajc, Bobby Rose Sr., David Drake and Albert Krajc, Jr.

"The Wagers family will receive friends and family on Tuesday, February 04, 2020 from 10:00 am until 11:00 am at Our Lady of Victory Catholic Church in Gary, West Virginia.

"In lieu of flowers memorial contributions can be made to Our Lady of Victory Catholic Church, Building Fund 38 Church St, Gary, WV 24836"


Joseph "Joe" Hammond

1. Tazewell Co, VA; Marriage License #2026; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Joe Hammond, age 21; born in Franklin, KY; single; no previous marriage; miner; son of Lawrence
and Irene (Booker) Hammond; married on 6 Jan 1938 in Tazewell, VA; Florence Blankenship; age
22; born in Avondale, WV; single; no previous marriage; living at Bartley, WV; daughter of J.W. and
Eliazabeth (Adair) Blankenship.


Florence C. Blankenship

1. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Iaeger; Johnnycale Road; taken 12 Mar 1920;
Page 247B; Image 25 of 35; Family #248/252.
Listed as Florence Blankenship; age 3 yrs, 4 mons; born in WV; in household of father, John W.
Blankenship.
2. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; Bartley; taken 29 Apr 1930; Page 125A; Image
49 of 52; Family #426/430.
Listed as Florence Blankenship; age 15; born in WV; single; in household of father, John W.
Blankenship.
3. Tazewell Co, VA; Marriage License #2026; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Joe Hammond, age 21; born in Franklin, KY; single; no previous marriage; miner; son of Lawrence
and Irene (Booker) Hammond; married on 6 Jan 1938 in Tazewell, VA; Florence Blankenship; age
22; born in Avondale, WV; single; no previous marriage; living at Bartley, WV; daughter of J.W. and
Eliazabeth (Adair) Blankenship.
4. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Florence Blankenship Hammond
[Florence C Hammond]
[Florence Blankenship Blankenship]
Gender: Female
Race: White
Birth Date: 5 Mar 1915
Birth Place: Avondale, West Virginia
Death Date: 3 Mar 1996
Father: John W Blankenship
Mother: Susan E Addair
SSN: 400824879
Notes: May 1970: Name listed as FLORENCE BLANKENSHIP HAMMOND;
08 Mar 1996: Name listed as FLORENCE C HAMMOND"


Paula Anita Holly

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; "Helen Horton Holley"; Article;
Page 171; submitted by Helen Horton Holley, Welch, WV 24801.