McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families and Individuals

Notes


Juanita Sparks

1. Buchanan Co, VA; Marriage License #87-009083; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Columbus Landon Serra; age 50; born 1 Mar 1936 in WV; divorced; this is his 3rd marriage; last
marriage ended 26 Aug 1986; 12th grade education; living at Box 189, Bradshaw, WV; son of
Alexander and Cora Lee (Hunt) Serra; married on 14 Mar 1987 in Buchanan Co, VA; Juanita
Christian; maiden name Sparks; born 15 Jan 1949 in WV; divorced; this is her 2nd marriage; last
marriage ended 14 Ag 1984; 12th grade education; living at Box 844, Bradshaw, WV; daughter of
William J. and Offie Mae (Pruitt) Sparks.


Thomas "Tom" Battlo

1. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1995"; McDowell County Historical Society;
1995; "The Tom Balllos"; Article; Page 96; submitted by Jean Balllo, Box 415, Kimball, WV 24853.
2.1940 Cenus McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Kimball; E.D. 24-26; taken 9 Apr 1940; Page
532A; Image 15 of 62; Household #158.
Listed as Thomas Ballalo; age 50; born in Italy; married; 3rd grade education; has 1st immigration
parers; lived in same place on 1 Apr 1935; coal loader in coal mine; head of household.


Maria Concetta Roschella

1. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1995"; McDowell County Historical Society;
1995; "The Tom Balllos"; Article; Page 96; submitted by Jean Balllo, Box 415, Kimball, WV 24853.
2.1940 Cenus McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Kimball; E.D. 24-26; taken 9 Apr 1940; Page
532A; Image 15 of 62; Household #158.
Listed as Mary Ballalo; age 44; born in Italy; married; 3rd grade education; alien; lived in same place
on 1 Apr 1935; in household of husband, Thomas Battlo.


Frank Battlo

1.1940 Cenus McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Kimball; E.D. 24-26; taken 9 Apr 1940; Page
532A; Image 15 of 62; Household #158.
Listed as Frank Ballalo; age 22; born in WV; single; 4 yrs HS education; lived in same place on 1 Apr
1935; coal loader in coal mine; in household of father, Thomas Battlo.
2. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1995"; McDowell County Historical Society;
1995; "The Tom Balllos"; Article; Page 96; submitted by Jean Balllo, Box 415, Kimball, WV 24853.


Carmela Battlo

1.1940 Cenus McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Kimball; E.D. 24-26; taken 9 Apr 1940; Page
532A; Image 15 of 62; Household #158.
Listed as Marion Ballalo; age 17; born in WV; single; 7th grade education; not attending school; lived
in same place on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Thomas Battlo.
2. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1995"; McDowell County Historical Society;
1995; "The Tom Balllos"; Article; Page 96; submitted by Jean Balllo, Box 415, Kimball, WV 24853.


Katherine Battlo

1.1940 Cenus McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Kimball; E.D. 24-26; taken 9 Apr 1940; Page
532A; Image 15 of 62; Household #158.
Listed as Katherine Ballalo; age 15; born in WV; single; 1 yr HS education; attending school; lived in
same place on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Thomas Battlo.
2. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1995"; McDowell County Historical Society;
1995; "The Tom Balllos"; Article; Page 96; submitted by Jean Balllo, Box 415, Kimball, WV 24853.


Jean Battlo

1.1940 Cenus McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Kimball; E.D. 24-26; taken 9 Apr 1940; Page
532A; Image 15 of 62; Household #158.
Listed as Jeanne Ballalo; age 9 mons; born in WV; in household of father, Thomas Battlo.
2. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1995"; McDowell County Historical Society;
1995; "The Tom Balllos"; Article; Page 96; submitted by Jean Balllo, Box 415, Kimball, WV 24853.


Josephine M. "Josie" Smith

1. 1870 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Elkhorn Township, Tug River PO; taken 27 Jun 1870; Page 477A;
Image 2 of 11; Family #10.
Listed as Josephine Smith, age 5; born in WV; in household of father, Abraham Smith.
2. 1880 Census, Tazewell Co, VA; Clear Fork Township; taken 3 Jun 1880; Page 186B; Image 8 of 47;
Listed as Josephine Smith; age 14; born in VA; single; keeping house; in household of father,
Abraham Smith.
3. "Samuel Howard Isaac"; Family Tree; posted by Joyce Taylor; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Josephin** M "Josie" Smith
1865–
Birth ABT 1865 • McDowell County, West Virginia, USA
Death Unknown"
4. 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...."


Martin Eugene Carr

1. Douglas Mortuary; Welch, WV; Posted Obit.
"Marlin Eugene Carr, 67, of War passed away Tuesday, September 24, 2019 at his home.

" Born May 4, 1952 in War he was the son of the late Latham Carr and Lulu Helen Carr. He was a former water technician with War Light and Water Co. He was of the Baptist faith.

"In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by two brothers, Michael Ray and Michael Wayne Carr, and a sister, Wanda Bailey.

"Those left to cherish his memory are his wife, Connie Whitt Carr of the home; a son, Devin Carr of War; a brother, Johnny Carr and wife Bonnie of Rift; and two sisters, Zona Dottie Davis and husband Don of Winfield, WV, and Marcella Tyree and husband Hubert of Virginia.

"A memorial service to honor his life will be held Sunday, September 29, at 1 p.m. from the Advent Christian Church in War Cove with Rev. Danny Cyphers officiating.

"The Douglas Mortuary of Welch is serving the family."


Agnes Frances "Mickey" Atwell

1.1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Garland; E.D. 24-60; taken on 12 Apr 1940;
Page 1195A; Image 27 of 132; Household #203.
Listed as Agnes Atwell; age 6; born in WV; no education; not attending school; lived in
same house on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, James C. Atwell.


Violet Atwell

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; taken on 11 Apr 1930; Page 255A;
Family #244/250.
Listed as Violet Atwell: age 7; born in WV; in household of father, J. Clarence Atwell.
2.1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Garland; E.D. 24-60; taken on 12 Apr 1940;
Page 1195A; Image 27 of 132; Household #203.
Listed as Violet Atwell; age 16; born in WV; single; 1 yr HS education; not attending school; lived in
same house on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, James C. Atwell.


Morgan McCloud

1. Mercer Co, WV; Marriage Registry; Vol #__(1911); Page 43; Line #21; WV Archives Web Site.
Morgan McCloud; age 21; born in Russell Co, VA; living at Coopers, WV; married on 26 Apr 1911
in Mercer Co, WV; May Moore; age 17; born in Mercer Co, WV; living at Coopers, WV.


Lillian May Moore

1. Mercer Co, WV; Marriage Registry; Vol #__(1911); Page 43; Line #21; WV Archives Web Site.
Morgan McCloud; age 21; born in Russell Co, VA; living at Coopers, WV; married on 26 Apr 1911
in Mercer Co, WV; May Moore; age 17; born in Mercer Co, WV; living at Coopers, WV.


Hattie L. Oatneal

1. 1900 Census, Pittsylvania Co, VA; Pigg River District; taken on 5 Jun 1900; Page 115A; Image 4 of 21;
Family #21/22.
Listed as Hattie L. Oatneal; age 2; born in Jun 1897 in VA; in household of father, Jacob Oatneal.
2. Allegheny Co, PA; Death Certificate #044030-62; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Hattie Worthy; age 64; born 9 Jun 1897 in Chatham, VA; widow; colored; housewife; living at 16-1A Harrison
Village, McKeesport, PA; daughter of Jacob and Mollie (Finney) Oatneal; died 9 May 1962 in McKeesport
Hospital, McKeesport, PA ; due to cerebral hemorrhage; buried 12 May 1962 in Fairview Cemetery,
McKeesport, PA; informant, Lawrence Worthy, of same address.