McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV; Families and Individuals

Notes


Joyce Rae Christian

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage records; Vol #__(1945); Page 97; WV Archives Web Site.
Jack Blankenship; age 17; born in Pineville, WV; single; living in New Richmond, WV; son of W.H.
and Ennis Blankenship; married on 19 Jun 1945 in Itmann, WV; Joyse Christian; age 17; born in
Princeton, WV; single; living at Itmann, WV; daughter of Lloyd and Refa Christian.


Dewey Adams

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1929); Page 160; WV Archives Web Site.
Dewey Adams; age 23; born in McDowell Co, WV; US Marine; living in Hawaii; son of Charles and
Maggie; married on 24 dec 1929 in Welch, WV; Sarah Katherine Arnold; age 21; born in Bristol, TN;
widow; daughter of J.W. and _____.
2.1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; Venus; Gary-Thorpe Road; taken 5 Apr 1930; Page
19B; Image 12 of 60; Family # 90/92.
Listed as Dewey Adams; age 23; born in WV; married at 22; policeman; half-son (sic, step-son) in
household of step-father, James C. Nichols.


Sarah Katherine Arnold

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1929); Page 160; WV Archives Web Site.
Dewey Adams; age 23; born in McDowell Co, WV; US Marine; living in Hawaii; son of Charles and
Maggie; married on 24 dec 1929 in Welch, WV; Sarah Katherine Arnold; age 21; born in Bristol, TN;
widow; daughter of J.W. and _____.


Maggie Martin

1.1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; Venus; Gary-Thorpe Road; taken 5 Apr 1930; Page
19A; Image 11 of 60; Family # 90/92.
Listed as Maggie Nichols; age 44; born in VA; married at 14; in household of husband, James C.
Nichols.


Roy Adams

1.1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; Venus; Gary-Thorpe Road; taken 5 Apr 1930; Page
19A; Image 11 of 60; Family # 90/92.
Listed as Roy Adams; age 25; born in WV; single; in army training; half-son (sic, step-son); in
household of step-father, James C. Nichols.


Shelia Gray Mitchell

1. Buchanan Co, VA; Marriage License #78 029109; Ancestry.com Web Site.
James Michael Stafford; age 22; born 26 Mar 1956 in WV; this is his 1st marriage; 12th grade
education; living at Box 115, Iaeger, WV; son of James Conrad and Jerrie Doria (Caldwell) Stafford;
married on 15 Jul 1978 in Tazewell Co, VA; Shelia Gray Mitchell; age 22; born 12 Sep 1955 in WV;
this is her 1st marriage; 12th grade education; living at 209 Tryon Towers, Welch, WV; daughter of
Arthur and Chloe Anzie (Sanders) Mitchell.
2.. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Sheila Gray Mitchell
[Sheila Mitchell Stafford]
[Sheila Gadley]
Gender: Female
Race: White
Birth Date: 12 Sep 1955
Birth Place: Iaeger McDow, West Virginia
[Laeger McDow??, West Virginia]
Death Date: 2 Aug 2007
SSN: 234921181
Notes: Sep 1971: Name listed as SHEILA GRAY MITCHELL;
11 Sep 1978: Name listed as SHEILA MITCHELL STAFFORD;
26 Sep 1988: Name listed as SHEILA MITCHELL GADLEY;
10 Aug 2007: Name listed as SHEILA M GADLEY"


Edmond Alfred Browning

1. 1900 Census, Mingo Co, WV; Magnolia District; taken 19 Jun 1900; Page 225A; Image 49 of 62;
Family #479/482.
Listed as Alpha Browing; age 2; born in Feb 1898 in WV; in household of father, Henry R. Browning.
2. 1910 Census, Mingo Co, WV; Magnolia District; Varney Precinct; taken 20 May 1910; Page 162A;
Image 52 of 52; Family #416/427.
Listed as Alfred Browning; age 10; born in WV; in household of father, Henry R. Browning.
3. Mingo Co, WV; WW I Draft Registration Card #2927; 12 Sep 1918; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Edmnd Alfred Browning; age 20; born 18 feb 1898; iiving in Varney, WV; timbering for Peytoma
Lumber Co, Omar, WV; nearest relative, Sarah Browning, mother, Varney, WV; tall with slender
build; brown eyes and brown hair.
4. 1920 Census, Mingo Co, WV; Magnolia District; Varney Precinct; taken 9 Jan 1920; page 121A;
Image 5 of 68; Family #38/44.
Listed Alfred Browning; age 21; born in WV; single; public school teacher; in household of father,.
Henry R. Browning..
5. 1940 Census, Mingo Co, WV; Magnolia District; E.D. 30-12; taken 4 Apr 1940; Page 279B; Image
6 of 14; Household #36.
Listed as Alfred Browning; age 42; born in WV; married; 8th grade education; lived in same place
on 1 Apr 1935; coal miner; head of household.
6. WWII Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Edmond Alfred Browning
Race: White
Age: 43
Relationship to Draftee: Self (Head)
Birth Place: Pie, West Virginia, USA
Birth Date: 18 Feb 1898
Residence Place: Varney, Mingo, West Virginia, USA
Registration Date: 16 Feb 1942
Employer: Crystal Block Coal And Coke Company
Weight: 150
Complexion: Light
Eye Color: Brown
Hair Color: Brown
Height: 6
Next of Kin: Vernie Browning
Household Members:
Name Relationship
Edmond Alfred Browning Self (Head)"
5. U.S. City Directories, 1822-1995; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Edmond A Browning
Gender: Male
Spouse: Verna Browning
Publication Title: Columbus, Ohio, City Directory, 1958"
5. Browning-Bender Family Tree; submitted by Raymond Browning; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Edmond Alfred Browning
1898–
Birth 18 FEB 1898 • West Virginia
Death Unknown"


Verna M. Smith

1. 1940 Census, Mingo Co, WV; Magnolia District; E.D. 30-12; taken 4 Apr 1940; Page 279B; Image
6 of 14; Household #36.
Listed as Vernie Browning; age 20; born in WV; married; 1 yr HS education; lived in same place
on 1 Apr 1935; in household of husband, Edmond A. Browning.
2. U.S. City Directories, 1822-1995; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Verna Browning
Gender: Female
Residence Year: 1958
Residence Place: Columbus, Ohio, USA
Occupation: Clerk
Spouse: Edmond A Browning
Publication Title: Columbus, Ohio, City Directory, 1958"
3. Ohio, Death Records, 1908-1932, 1938-2007;
"Name: Vernie M Browning
[Vernie M Smith]
Birth Date: 26 May 1919
Birth Place: West Virginia, United States
Gender: Female
Race: White
Hispanic Origin: Not Hispanic (Latino)
Death Date: 24 May 1993
Death Time: 04:00 AM
Hospital of Death: Middletown Hospital
Death Place: Middletown, Butler, Ohio, USA
Certificate: 032835
Age at Death: 73
Hospital Status: Hospital/Inpatient
Social Security Number: 279-34-9425
Father's Surname: Smith
Mother's Maiden Name: Hatfield
Marital Status: Widowed
Education: 8
Industry of Decedent: Bakery products
Occupation of Decedent: Bakers
Primary Registration District: 0902"
4. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by Jennifer Madison; 25 Oct 2016.
" Verna M. Smith
Birth 1919
Death 1993 (aged 73–74)
Burial
Oakridge-Glen Oak Cemetery
Hillside, Cook County, Illinois"

Headstone Inscription: "Beloved Mother"


Henry L. Browning

1. 1940 Census, Mingo Co, WV; Magnolia District; E.D. 30-12; taken 4 Apr 1940; Page 279B; Image
6 of 14; Household #36.
Listed as Henry L. Browning; age 1 mon; born in WV; in household of father, Edmond A. Browning.