McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families

Notes


William Walter Martin

1. 1900 Census, Wilkes Co, NC; Reddies River Township; taken __June 1900; Page 175A; Image 15
of 38; Family #142/143.
Listed as William Martin; age 51; born in Oct 1848 in NC; married 23 yrs; farmer; head of household.


Fannie Rebecca Rash

1. 1900 Census, Wilkes Co, NC; Reddies River Township; taken __June 1900; Page 175A; Image 15
of 38; Family #142/143.
Listed as Fannie R. Martin; age 38; born in Jun 1861 in NC; married 23 yrs; 10 children; 8 living; in
household of husband, William Martin.


Fannie A. Martin

1. 1900 Census, Wilkes Co, NC; Reddies River Township; taken __June 1900; Page 175A; Image 15
of 38; Family #142/143.
Listed as Fannie A. Martin; age 22; born in feb 1878 in NC; single; in household of father, William
Martin.


James W. Martin

1. 1900 Census, Wilkes Co, NC; Reddies River Township; taken __June 1900; Page 175A; Image 15
of 38; Family #142/143.
Listed as James W. Martin; age 18; born in Feb 1882 in NC; single; farm laborer; in household of
father, William Martin.


Stephen Sherman Martin

1. 1900 Census, Wilkes Co, NC; Reddies River Township; taken __June 1900; Page 175A; Image 15
of 38; Family #142/143.
Listed as Stephen S. Martin; age 10; born in May 1890 in NC; single; farm laborer; in household of
father, William Martin.


Joseph E. Martin

1. 1900 Census, Wilkes Co, NC; Reddies River Township; taken __June 1900; Page 175A; Image 15
of 38; Family #142/143.
Listed as Joseph E. Martin; age 7; born in Feb 1893 in NC; in household of father, William Martin.


Stacy D. Martin

1. 1900 Census, Wilkes Co, NC; Reddies River Township; taken __June 1900; Page 175A; Image 15
of 38; Family #142/143.
Listed as Stacie D. Martin; age 5; born in May 1895 in NC; in household of father, William Martin.


Dewey Martin

1. 1900 Census, Wilkes Co, NC; Reddies River Township; taken __June 1900; Page 175A; Image 15
of 38; Family #142/143.
Listed as Dewey Martin; age 1; born in Jan 1899 in NC; in household of father, William Martin.


Ezra Ward Blevins

1. 1920 Census, Grayson Co, VA; Wilson District; taken 16 Jan 1920; Page 287B; Image 18 of 36;
Family #159/159.
Listed as Ezra W. Blevins; age 22; born in VA; married; farm laborer; head of household.
2. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; Anawalt-Pocahontas Rd; taken 15 Apr 1930; Page
160B; Image 22 of 36; Family #215/228.
Listed as Ezra Blevins; age 34; born in VA; married at 21; timberman in coal mine; head of
household.


Emma Henderson

1. 1920 Census, Grayson Co, VA; Wilson District; taken 16 Jan 1920; Page 287B; Image 18 of 36;
Family #159/159.
Listed as Emma Blevins; age 22; born in VA; married; in household of husband, Ezra W. Blevins.
2. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; Anawalt-Pocahontas Rd; taken 15 Apr 1930; Page
160B; Image 22 of 36; Family #215/228.
Listed as Emma Blevins; age 31; born in VA; married at 18; in household of husband, Ezra W.
Blevins.


Ruth Blevins

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; Anawalt-Pocahontas Rd; taken 15 Apr 1930; Page
160B; Image 22 of 36; Family #215/228.
Listed as Ruth Blevins; age 9; born in WV; in household of father, Ezra W. Blevins.


Callie Blevins

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; Anawalt-Pocahontas Rd; taken 15 Apr 1930; Page
160B; Image 22 of 36; Family #215/228.
Listed as Callie Blevins; age 5 yrs, 10 mons; born in WV; in household of father, Ezra W. Blevins.


Ward Blevins

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; Anawalt-Pocahontas Rd; taken 15 Apr 1930; Page
160B; Image 22 of 36; Family #215/228.
Listed as Ward Blevins; age 3 yrs, 10 mons; born in WV; in household of father, Ezra W. Blevins.


Ray Blevins

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; Anawalt-Pocahontas Rd; taken 15 Apr 1930; Page
160B; Image 22 of 36; Family #215/228.
Listed as Ray Blevins; age 2 yrs, 2 mons; born in WV; in household of father, Ezra W. Blevins.


Larene Blevins

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; Anawalt-Pocahontas Rd; taken 15 Apr 1930; Page
160B; Image 22 of 36; Family #215/228.
Listed as Larene Blevins; age less than one month; born in WV; in household of father, Ezra W.
Blevins.


Flake Martin

1, 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; Pageton; taken on 23-27 Jan 1920; Page 268A;
Image 21 of 34; Family #227/228.
Listed as Flake Martin; age 3 yrs 5 mons; born in WV; in household of father, Walter F. Martin.
2. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; Anawalt-Pocahontas Road; taken 22 Apr 1930; Page
165A; Image 31 of 36; Family #291/308.
Listed as Flake Martin; age 13; born in WV; in household of father, Walter F. Martin.
3. Bland Co, VA; Marriage License #21125; Ancestry.com Website.
Flake Martin; age 22; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; miner; living at Leckie, WV; son of Walter
Filmore and Ella Mae (Rose) Martin; married on 3 Sep 1938 in Bland, VA; Rubye June Blevins; age
21; born in Grayson Co, VA; single; living at Coopers, WV; daughter of Ezra Ward and Emma
(Henderson) Blevins.
4. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; Leckie; E.D. 24-11; taken 19 Apr 1940; Page 212B;
Image 42 of 59; Household #375.
Listed as Flake Martin; age 22; born in WV; married; 1 yr HS education; lived in same place on 1 Apr
1935; coal miner; head of household.
5. McDowell Co, WV; WW II Draft Registration Card #1888; Ancestry.com Website.
Flake Martin; age 24; born 16 Jun 1916 in McDowell Co, WV; living at Leckie, WV; employed by
Pocahontas Fuel Inc at Jenkinjones, WV; person who will always know address, Mrs. Ruby June
Martin; wife; Leckie, WV; 5'10" tall; 155 lbs; blue eyes; brown hair; light complexion; has broken
right foot.
6. Public Records Index, 1950-1993, Volume 1; Ancestry.com Website.
"Name: Flake Martin
Residence Date: 1990
Address: RR 1 POB 528
Residence: Tazewell, VA
Postal Code: 24651"
7. U.S., Phone and Address Directories, 1993-2002; Ancestry, com Website.
"Name: Flake Martin
Residence Years: 1994-1995
Residence Place: Nemours, West Virginia, USA (In Mercer Co)
Zip Code: 24738
Phone Number: 304-248-7032
8. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Website.
"Name: Flake Martin
Gender: Male
Race: White
Birth Date: 16 Jun 1915
Birth Place: Pageton McDo, West Virginia
Death Date: 3 Aug 1990
Father: Walter F Martin
Mother: Ella M Rose
SSN: 235104622
Notes: Dec 1936: Name listed as FLAKE MARTIN"
9. Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014; Ancestry.com Website.
"Name: Flake Martin
Social Security Number: 235-10-4622
Birth Date: 16 Jun 1916
Issue Year: Before 1951
Issue State: West Virginia
Death Date: 3 Aug 1990"


Ruby June Blevins

1. Virginia, U.S., Birth Records, 1912-2015, Delayed Birth Records, 1721-1911, Ancestry.com Website.
"Name: Ruby E Blevins
Birth Date: 31 Jan 1919
Birth Place: Grayson, Virginia, USA
Certificate Number: 1919001193"
2. 1920 Census, Grayson Co, VA; Wilson District; taken 16 Jan 1920; Page 287B; Image 18 of 36;
Family #159/159.
Listed as Ruby Blevins; age 11 mons; born in VA; in household of father, Ezra W. Blevins.
3. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; Anawalt-Pocahontas Rd; taken 15 Apr 1930; Page
160B; Image 22 of 36; Family #215/228.
Listed as Rubby Blevins; age 11; born in VA; in household of father, Ezra W. Blevins.
4. Bland Co, VA; Marriage License #21125; Ancestry.com Website.
Flake Martin;a ge 22; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; miner; living at Leckie, WV; son of Walter
Filmore and Ella Mae (Rose) Martin; married on 3 Sep 1938 in Bland, VA; Rubye June Blevins; age
21; born in Grayson Co, VA; single; living at Coopers, WV; daughter of Ezra Ward and Emma
(Henderson) Blevins.
5. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; Leckie; E.D. 24-11; taken 19 Apr 1940; Page 212B;
Image 42 of 59; Household #375.
Listed as Ruby Martin; age 21; born in VA; married; 4 yrsHS education; lived in same place on 1 Apr
1935; in household of husband, Flake Martin.
6. Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014; Ancestry.com Website.
"Name: Ruby Martin
Social Security Number: 220-34-6239
Birth Date: 31 Jan 1919
Issue Year: 1954-1955
Issue State: Maryland
Last Residence: 24701, Bluefield, Mercer, West Virginia, USA
Last Benefit: 24701, Bluefield, Mercer, West Virginia, USA
Death Date: May 1984"


Arthur Yates

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1923); Page 111; WV Archives Website.
Arthur Yates; age 22; born in Ashe Co, NC; single; miner; living at Elbert, WV; son of L.F. and Susan;
married on 9 Mar 1923 in Wilcoe, WV; Ella Dunford; age 17; born in Tazewell Co, VA; single;
daughter of John and Sarah.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #'63 016814; WV Archives Website;
Arthur Yates; age 62; born 12 Feb 1901 in Ashe Co, NC; married; coal miner; SS#235-09-1723;
living at O'Toole, WV; son of Lafayette and Susan (Shatley) Yates; died 22 Nov 1963 in O'Toole, WV;
due to acute coronary thrombosis; buried 24 Nov 1963 in Harman Cemetery, Skygusty, WV;
informant, Robert O. Douglas.
3. FindAGrave.com Website; submitted by kenneth bowen; 12 Apr 2013; maintained by Find a Grave.
" Arthur Yates
Birth 12 Feb 1901
Ashe County, North Carolina, USA
Death 22 Nov 1963 (aged 62)
Anawalt, McDowell County, West Virginia, USA
Burial
Harman Cemetery
Skygusty, McDowell County, West Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 108365110"

Additional Information Posted:
"Son of Lafayette Yates and Susan Shatley."


Ella Victoria Dunford

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1923); Page 111; WV Archives Website.
Arthur Yates; age 22; born in Ashe Co, NC; single; miner; living at Elbert, WV; son of L.F. and Susan;
married on 9 Mar 1923 in Wilcoe, WV; Ella Dunford; age 17; born in Tazewell Co, VA; single;
daughter of John and Sarah.
2. McDowell Co, WV Death Certificate #10084; WV Archives Website.
Mrs. Arthur Yates, Ella; age 37 yrs, 7 mons, 10 days; born 18 Mar 1906 in Bandy, VA' married; wife
of Arthur Yates; housewife; living at Elbert, WV; daughter of John and Sarah (Barnett) Dunford; died
28 Aug 1943 in Grace Hospital, Welch, WV; due to cancer of cervix; buried 31 Aug 1943 in James
Chapel Cemetery, Cedar Bluff, VA.
3. FindAGrave.com Website; submitted by kenneth bowen; 9 Apr 2013; maintained by GraveHunter.
" Ella Victoria Dunford Yates
Birth 18 Mar 1906
Bandy, Tazewell County, Virginia, USA
Death 28 Aug 1943 (aged 37)
Welch, McDowell County, West Virginia, USA
Burial
Jones Chapel Cemetery
Cedar Bluff, Tazewell County, Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 108102650"

Additional Information Posted:
"Daughter of John Dunford of Bandy, Va. and Sarah Barnett of Bandy, Va. Ella married Arthur W. Yates on March 9, 1923 at Wilcoe, McDowell County, Wv. by Rev. J. W. Browning."


Stephanie Dawn Bemisdarfer

1. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Vitginia, 1858-1999"; Volume II; by Geneva Steele, Sandra
Long and Tom Hatcher; Page 169; "Robert and Kathryn Vance Bemisdarfer" article; submitted by
Kathy Bemisdarfer, 3090 Hickory Ridge Rd, St Charles, Iowa.
2. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1999"; 1999; Geneva Steel, Sandra Long,
and Tom Hatcher; "Luther E. and Dorothy Vance"; Article; Page 251; submitted by Kathy
Bemisdarfer. daughter of Edison and Dorothy Vance, 3090 Hickory Ridge Rd, St. Charles, IA 50240.


Austin James Bemisdarfer

1. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1999"; 1999; Geneva Steel, Sandra Long,
and Tom Hatcher; "Luther E. and Dorothy Vance"; Article; Page 251; submitted by Kathy
Bemisdarfer. daughter of Edison and Dorothy Vance, 3090 Hickory Ridge Rd, St. Charles, IA 50240.


David Leroy Rose Jr

1. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #'65 014798; WV Archives Website.
David Leroy Rose. Jr; born and died 28 Sep 1965 in Welch Emergency Hospital, Welch, WV; due to
prematurity; parents, David Leroy and Margiore (Cox) Rose; living at Elbert, WV; buried 30 Sep 1965
in Shady Grove Cemetery, Skygusty, WV; informant, David Leroy Rose, Elbert, WV.
2. FindAGrave.com Website; submitted by Valerie Neal; 26 Aug 2018.
" David Leroy Rose Jr.
Birth 28 Sep 1965
Welch, McDowell County, West Virginia, USA
Death 28 Sep 1965
Welch, McDowell County, West Virginia, USA
Burial
Harman Cemetery
Skygusty, McDowell County, West Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 192600380"


Donna Ray Rose

1. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #'66 019356; WV Archives Website.
Donna Ray Rose; born 30 dec 1966 in Welch Emergency Hospital, Welch, WV; died 31 Dec 1966 in
this hospital; due to prematurity; parents, David and Marjorie (Cox) Rose; living in High Point, NC;
buried 2 Jan 1967 in Harman Cemetery, Skygusty, WV; informant, David Rose, High Point, NC.
2. FindAGrave.com Website; submitted by Valerie Neal; 26 Aug 2018.
" Donna Ray Rose
Birth 30 Dec 1966
Welch, McDowell County, West Virginia, USA
Death 31 Dec 1966 (aged 1 day)
Welch, McDowell County, West Virginia, USA
Burial
Harman Cemetery
Skygusty, McDowell County, West Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 192600481"


John Lindsey Rose

1. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Elkhorn District, page 154B, Family 93.
Listed as Lindsey Rose, age 8, born in Oct 1891, in WV, in household of father, William M. Rose.
2. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; taken on 20 Apr 1910; Page 66B; Family #132/176.
Listed as Lindsey Rose; age 19; born in WV; in household of father, William M. Rose.
3. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District, Thorpe; taken on 28 Jan 1920; Page 224A;
Family #330/347.
Listed as John Rose; age 28; born in WV; in household of father, William M. Rose.
4. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1923); Page 157; WV Archives Website.
John Rose; age 32; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; laborer; living in Gary, WV; son of Mack and
Mary; married on 28 Mar 1923 in Welch, WV; Jessie Patrick; age 18; born in Tazewell Co, VA;
single; daughter of W.R. and Mittie.
5. "WV Deaths, 1853-1970"; McDowell Co, WV; LDS Web Site.
John Linsey Rose; age 73; born on 9 Oct 1891 at Thorpe, McDowell Co, WV; widowed; retired
miner; living at Anawalt, McDowell Co, WV; son of William "Mack" and Mary Ann (Mitchem) Rose;
died on 15 Sep 1965 at Welch, McDowell Co, WV; buried on 18 Sep 1965 in Harman Cemetery,
Skygusty,WV.
6. FindAGrave.com Website; submitted by Valerie Neal; 12 Aug 2013.
" John Lindsey Rose
Birth 9 Oct 1891
Thorpe, McDowell County, West Virginia, USA
Death 15 Sep 1965 (aged 73)
Welch, McDowell County, West Virginia, USA
Burial
Harman Cemetery
Skygusty, McDowell County, West Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 115337497"

Additional Information Posted:
"Died of Cancer of the Colon and Pneumonia. Husband of Jessie Patrick. Married on March 28, 1923 in Welch, West Virginia."


Jessie Patrick

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1923); Page 157; WV Archives Website.
John Rose; age 32; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; laborer; living in Gary, WV; son of Mack and
Mary; married on 28 Mar 1923 in Welch, WV; Jessie Patrick; age 18; born in Tazewell Co, VA;
single; daughter of W.R. and Mittie.


William Eugene "Bill" Salyers Sr

1. 1940 Census, Tazewell Co, VA; Maiden Spring District; Raven; E.D. 93-22; taken 6 Jun 1940; Page
498B; Image 45 of 51; Household #337.
Listed as Billie Salyers; age 4; born in VA; in household of father, Leonard Salyers.
2. Fanning Funeral Home; Iaeger, WV; Posted Obit.
"Bill Salyers Sr., 85, of Tazewell, VA passed away Wednesday evening, June 16, 2021.

"Bill was born January 23, 1936 in Tazewell, VA a son of the late Leonard and Virginia Salyers. He was a retired carpenter and a loving father and grandfather.

" In addition to his parents, Bill was preceded in death by one brother, James Salyers and one sister, Betty Salyers.

"Survivors include his longtime companion, Maggie Pruett of Raysal, WV and daughter Barb Taylor; two sons, Billy Eugene Salyers Jr. and wife Regina of Welch, WV and Clifford Salyers of Newton, NC; a daughter, Lisa Finney and husband James of Catawba, NC; grandchildren Cassie Osborne and husband Jody of Welch, WV, Brandon Dawson and wife Taylor of Maiden NC, Lakeisha Dawson of Maiden NC and Cayden Rose of Welch, WV; three great grandchildren, Hailey Osborne, Emily Dawson, and soon to be Asher Dawson; and several nieces and nephews.

"Funeral services will be conducted Saturday, June 19, 2021, at 12 o’clock with Reverend Doug Lowe and Reverend Roger Hale Jr officiating at the Mt. Carmel Church of Christ on Atwell Mountain near Atwell, WV. Burial will follow in the Short Ridge Cemetery on Garland Mountain near Garland, WV. Family and friends will serve as pallbearers.

Friends may visit with the family Friday evening, June 18, 2021, after 6 pm. at the Mt. Carmel Church of Christ on Atwell Mountain.

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

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