McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV; Families and Individuals

Notes


John Maxwell Ginther

1. Kanawha Co, WV; Marriage Registry; Vol #__(1945); Page 299; Line #99; WV Archives Web Site.
John Maxwell Ginther; age 31; born in Jackson Co, WV; single; living at 308, 21st St, Charleston, WV,
married on 22 Jan 1945 in Charleston, WV; Margaret Lee Ashworth; age 28; born in McDowell Co,
WV; single; living at 727 Central Avenue, Charleston, WV.
2. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by Fragglerock66; 24 Sep 2011.
" John Maxwell Ginther
Birth 27 Sep 1913
Jackson County, West Virginia, USA
Death 12 Jul 1960 (aged 46)
Charleston, Kanawha County, West Virginia, USA
Burial
Ravenswood Cemetery
Ravenswood, Jackson County, West Virginia"


Margaret Lee Ashworth

1. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; Wilcoe; taken on 29/30 Jan 1920; Page 156B;
Image 6 of 23; Family #213/228.
Listed as Margaret L. Ashworth; age 3 yrs, 5 mons; born in WV; in household of father, Thomas P.
Ashworth.
2. 1930 Census, Boone Co, WV; Madison; taken on 5 Apr 1930; Page 86B; Image 4 of 24;
Family #32/49.
Listed as Margaret L. Ashworth; age 13; born in WV; in household of father, Thomas P. Ashworth.
3. 1940 Census, Kanawha Co, WV; Charleston; E.D. 20-38A; taken on 11 Apr 2014; Page 736B;
Image 22 of 42; Household #246.
Listed as Margaret Ashworth; age 23; born in WV; single; 4 yrs HS education; lived in Fayette
Co, WV on 1 Apr 1935; camptomotor? operator for retail grocery; in household of father,
Thomas P. Ashworth.
4. Kanawha Co, WV; Marriage Registry; Vol #__(1945); Page 299; Line #99; WV Archives Web Site.
John Maxwell Ginther; age 31; born in Jackson Co, WV; single; living at 308, 21st St, Charleston, WV,
married on 22 Jan 1945 in Charleston, WV; Margaret Lee Ashworth; age 28; born in McDowell Co,
WV; single; living at 727 Central Avenue, Charleston, WV.
5. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Margaret Lee Ashworth
[Margaret Lee Ginther]
[Margaret Ginther]
Gender: Female
Race: White
Birth Date: 21 Aug 1916
Birth Place: Marytown Mcd, West Virginia
Death Date: 14 Dec 1989
Father: Thomas P Ashworth
Mother: Willie M Jones
SSN: 235038338
Notes: Dec 1936: Name listed as MARGARET LEE ASHWORTH; :
Name listed as MARGARET LEE GINTHER;
09 Jan 1990: Name listed as MARGARET A GINTHER"
6. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by Fragglerock66; 22 Sep 2011.
" Margarert Lee Ashworth Ginther
Birth 21 Aug 1916
McDowell County, West Virginia, USA
Death 14 Dec 1989 (aged 73)
Charleston, Kanawha County, West Virginia, USA
Burial
Ravenswood Cemetery
Ravenswood, Jackson County, West Virginia"


Fred D. Ashley

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; iaeger; E.D. 24-56; taken 8 Apr 1940; Page
1074A; Image 12 of 29; Household #86.
Listed as Fred Ashley; age 25; born in NC; married; 4 yrs HS education; lived in Bluestone, Mercer
Co, WV on 1 Apr 1935; store manager for Virginia Supply Co; head of household.


Florence E. Yates

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; iaeger; E.D. 24-56; taken 8 Apr 1940; Page
1074A; Image 12 of 29; Household #86.
Listed as Flornce Y. Ashley; age 21; born in NC; married; 4 yrs HS education; lived in Warrensville,
Ashe Co, NC on 1 Apr 1935; store clerk for Virginia Supply Co, in household of husband, Fred D.
Ashley.


James Oscar Ashworth

1. Virginia, Select Marriages, 1785-1940; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: James Oscar Ashworth
Gender: Male
Marital Status: Single
Race: White
Age: 22
Birth Date: 1913
Birth Place: Patrick Co, VA
Marriage Date: 20 Apr 1935
Marriage Place: Henry County, Virginia
Father: Oscar Ashworth
Mother: Bert Tuggle
Spouse: Lucinda Rea
FHL Film Number: 2048457"
2. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: James Oscar Ashworth
[James O Ashworth]
Gender: Male
Race: White
Birth Date: 9 Jun 1915
Birth Place: Kimball, West Virginia
Death Date: 12 Jun 2004
Father: Oscar Ashworth
Mother: Birt Tuggle
SSN: 224013250
Notes: Dec 1936: Name listed as JAMES OSCAR ASHWORTH;
02 Jul 2004: Name listed as JAMES O ASHWORTH"
3. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by Georgia; 23 Oct 2009.
" James Oscar Ashworth
Birth 9 May 1915
West Virginia, USA
Death 12 Jun 2004 (aged 89)
Stuart, Patrick County, Virginia, USA
Burial
Stella Christian Church Cemetery
Stella, Patrick County, Virginia,"

Additional Information Posted:
"The funeral for James Oscar Ashworth, 89, of Stella Road, Patrick Springs, who died June 12, 2004, at R.J. Reynolds-Patrick County Memorial Hospital in Stuart, will be held Thursday at 3 p.m. at Orchard Drive Baptist Church in Bassett. Pastors Michael Harrison and Lewis Hall will officiate. Burial will be in Stella Christian Church cemetery.

"Visitation will be held an hour before the service at the church.

"He was born May 9, 1915, in West Virginia, to Oscar Ashworth and Bertie Tuggle Ashworth.

"In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his first wife, Lucinda Rea; his second wife, Frances Martin; two sisters, Christine Morris and Fairy Ashworth; and two brothers, Burton Ashworth and David Ashworth.

"Memorials may be made to the Stella Christian Church Missions Fund, 1535 Stella Road, Patrick Springs, Va. 24113.

"Howell Funeral Home in Stuart is in charge of arrangements.

"(Martinsville Bulletin (VA) ~ June 16, 2004)"


Lucinda Rae

1. Virginia, Select Marriages, 1785-1940; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Lucinda Rea
Gender: Female
Marital Status: Single
Race: White
Age: 21
Birth Date: 1914
Birth Place: Patrick Co, VA
Marriage Date: 20 Apr 1935
Marriage Place: Henry County, Virginia
Father: J K Rea
Mother: Anne Cobbler
Spouse: James Oscar Ashworth
FHL Film Number: 2048457"
2. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by Georgia; 23 Oct 2009.
" Lucinda Rea Ashworth
Birth 23 Nov 1914
Patrick County, Virginia, USA
Death 20 Nov 1978 (aged 63)
Martinsville, Martinsville City, Virginia, USA
Burial
Stella Christian Church Cemetery
Stella, Patrick County, Virginia"


Fred Allen Ashley Sr

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; iaeger; E.D. 24-56; taken 8 Apr 1940; Page
1074A; Image 12 of 29; Household #86.
Listed as Fred A. Ashley; age 6 mons; born in WV; in household of father, Fred D. Ashley.
2. "The Ledger"; Lakeland, FL; Wednesday, 26 Feb 2003; Newspaper Obit.
"TAVARES -- Mr. Fred Allen Ashley Sr. of Tavares, and formerly of Lakeland, died of cancer Monday (Feb. 24, 2003) at Waterman Hospital of Eustis. He was 63.
He was born in Welch, W.Va., on Oct. 12, 1939. He was a branch manager for Graybar Electric. He was a member of Grove Park Christian Church, Lakeland. He was past president of the Electric Council of Florida. He was a member of the Magnolia Springs Hunting Club, Columbia, S.C. He was a member of the Optimist Club, Columbia.
Mr. Ashley is survived by his wife, Dona Ashley; son, Fred Allen Ashley Jr., Braselton, Ga.; daughters, Teresa Amick, Lakeland, and Cris Young, Clearwater; mother, Florence Ashley, Salem, Va.; brothers, Al Ashley, New York, N.Y., and Mike Ashley, Fairfax, Va.; seven grandchildren.
Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Lakeland Funeral Home. Services will be at 1 p.m. Friday at Grove Park Christian Church."
3. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Fred Allen Ashley
[Fred A Ashley]
Gender: Male
Race: White
Birth Date: 12 Oct 1939
Birth Place: Welch McDowe, West Virginia
Death Date: 24 Feb 2003
Father: Fred D Ashley
Mother: Florence E Yates
SSN: 233588141
Notes: Jul 1954: Name listed as FRED ALLEN ASHLEY;
08 Mar 2003: Name listed as FRED A ASHLEY"
4. Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Fred A. Ashley
SSN: 233-58-8141
Last Residence:
34705 Astatula, Lake, Florida, USA
BORN: 12 Oct 1939
Died: 24 Feb 2003
State (Year) SSN issued: West Virginia (1954)"


Dona

1. United States Public Records, 1970-2009; LDS Web Site.
"Name Dona D Ashley
Also Known As Name Dona L Ashley
Event Date 16 Sep 2004
Event Place Astatula, Florida, United States
Birth Date 28 Jan 1940
Address Astatula, Florida 34705
2nd Address Lakeland, Florida 33811
2nd Address Date 01 Jan 1995-01 Jan 1998
3rd Address Clearwater, Florida 33767
3rd Address Date 13 Apr 1981-01 Jan 2009
Possible Relatives Donna L Ashley, Frederick A Ashley
Affiliate Identifier 1047579220"


Alford Samuel Absher

1. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Cross Roads Baptist Church Cemetery, Mulberry, Wilkes Co, NC;
submitted by C. Fairchild; 25 Sep 2008; headstone photo shown.
"Alford/Alfred Samuel Absher
BIRTH 20 Nov 1880
Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA
DEATH 9 May 1959 (aged 78)
Mulberry, Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA
BURIAL
Cross Roads Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery
Mulberry, Wilkes County, North Carolina"


Myrtle Brown

1. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Cross Roads Baptist Church Cemetery, Mulberry, Wilkes Co, NC;
submitted by C. Fairchild; 25 Sep 2008; headstone photo shown.
"Myrtle Brown Absher
BIRTH 12 Oct 1884
Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA
DEATH 12 May 1957 (aged 72)
Mulberry, Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA
BURIAL
Cross Roads Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery
Mulberry, Wilkes County, North Carolina"


Minnie P. Brown

1. 1900 Census, Wilkes Co, NC; Mulberry Township; taken 18 jun 1900; Page 134B; Image 28 of 38;
Family #282/285.
Listed as Minnie P. Brown; age 8; born in Jan 1892 in NC; in household of father, George V.
Brown.
2. 1910 Census, Wilkes Co, NC; North Wilkesboro Township; North Wilkesboro; F Street; taken 21/22
Apr 1910; Page 118A; Image 21 of 39; Family #224/217.
Listed as Minnie P. Brown; age 18; born in NC; single; in household of father, George V. Brown.


Charles R. Hood

1. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by Emily Kelley; 15 Oct 2011.
" Charles R Hood
Birth 1918
Death 2009 (aged 90–91)
Burial
Rose Hill Burial Park and Mausoleum
Ashland, Boyd County, Kentucky"


Minnie Frances "Fran" Ashley

1. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Minnie Frances Ashley
[Frances Ashley]
[Frances Hood]
Gender: Female
Race: White
Birth Date: 11 Oct 1920
Birth Place: Leckie, West Virginia
[Leckie Unkno??, West Virginia]
Death Date: 25 Jan 2003
Father: John A Ashley
Mother: Gertrude L Elliott
SSN: 406167276
Notes: Sep 1939: Name listed as MINNIE FRANCES ASHLEY;
Dec 1941: Name listed as FRANCES ASHLEY;
Sep 1964: Name listed as FRANCES ASHLEY HOOD;
05 Feb 2003: Name listed as FRANCES A HOOD"
2. Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Frances A. Hood
SSN: 406-16-7276
Last Residence:
41101 Ashland, Boyd, Kentucky, USA
BORN: 11 Oct 1922 (conflicts with Ref 1)
Died: 25 Jan 2003
State (Year) SSN issued: Kentucky (Before 1951)"
3. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by Emily Kelley; 15 Oct 2011.
" Fran Hood
Birth 11 Oct 1922
Leckie, McDowell County, West Virginia, USA
Death 25 Jan 2003 (aged 80)
Ashland, Boyd County, Kentucky, USA
Burial
Rose Hill Burial Park and Mausoleum
Ashland, Boyd County, Kentucky"


Edward Vernon Hillyer

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1933); Page 204; WV Archives Web Site.
Edward Hillyer; age 22; born in Athens Co, OH; single; miner; living at Raysal, WV; son of Harry and
Zema; married on 30 Oct 1933 at Roderfield, WV; Dorcus Miller; age 18; born in Campbell Co, TN;
single; living at Raysal, WV; daughter of Ben and Mary.
2. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Jolo; E.D. 24-60; taken on 6 May 1940; Page
1230A; Image 97 of 132; Household #762.
Listed as Edward Hillyer; age 25; born in OH; married; 1 yr HS education; lived in same place on
1 Apr 1935; brakeman in coal mine; in household of father, Harold L. Hillyer, with wife and children.


Dorcus Miller

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1933); Page 204; WV Archives Web Site.
Edward Hillyer; age 22; born in Athens Co, OH; single; miner; living at Raysal, WV; son of Harry and
Zema; married on 30 Oct 1933 at Roderfield, WV; Dorcus Miller; age 18; born in Campbell Co, TN;
single; living at Raysal, WV; daughter of Ben and Mary.
2. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Jolo; E.D. 24-60; taken on 6 May 1940; Page
1230A; Image 97 of 132; Household #762.
Listed as Dorcus Hillyer; age 22; born in TN; married; 8th grade education; lived in same place on
1 Apr 1935; in household of father-in-law, Harold L. Hillyer, with husband and children.


Thelma J. Hillyer

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Jolo; E.D. 24-60; taken on 6 May 1940; Page
1230A; Image 97 of 132; Household #762.
Listed as Thelma J. Hillyer; age 4; born in WV; in household of grandfather, Harold L. Hillyer, with parents.


Harold L. Hillyer

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Jolo; E.D. 24-60; taken on 6 May 1940; Page
1230A; Image 97 of 132; Household #762.
Listed as Harold L. Hillyer; age 2; born in WV; in household of grandfather, Harold L. Hillyer, with parents.


Nany A. Hillyer

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Jolo; E.D. 24-60; taken on 6 May 1940; Page
1230A; Image 97 of 132; Household #762.
Listed as Nancy A. Hillyer; age 1; born in WV; in household of grandfather, Harold L. Hillyer, with parents.


William Claude Banner Jr

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1953); Page 26; WV Archives Web Site.
William Claude Banner, Jr; age 28; born in Banner Elk, NC; single; living at Wilcoe, WV; married
on 23 Oct 1953 in Welch, WV; Reba Joy DeBusk; age 22; born in Glade Springs, VA; single; living
at Welch, WV.
2. Fanning Funeral Home; Iaeger, WV; Posted Obit.
"William Claude Banner Jr, passed away Monday, October 1, 2018 at his residence. Born April 24, 1925 in Banner Elk, N.C. he was the son of the late William Claude Banner Sr and Myrtle Burleson Banner.He was a 1943 graduate of Gary High School, a 1947 graduate of Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, and a member of the Highty Tighties. After a thirty eight year career with U.S. Steel Mining Company in Gary, WV, he retired to civic activities. He was a member and past President of the Welch Lions Club; a member of the Welch United Methodist Church; and served on various boards including the City of Welch Water and Sanitary Boards, McDowell County EDA, CIAD, National Coal Heritage Authority, and Welch Gas Co-op. He enjoyed Virginia Tech football, Railroads, Reading, and attending meetings. He was dependable, reliable, handy, and compassionate. He made many friends during his life and quietly served others.In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife Reba, and cousin T.L. Ray.Survivors include, one daughter, Claudia; several cousins, and nieces and nephews by marriage. Special thanks to caregiver Gerald Diggs.Friends may call Thursday, October 4, 2018 from 6 P.M. to 8 P.M. at the Fanning Funeral Home Chapel in Welch WV.A private Funeral Service will be held at a later time, with the Reverend Olen Butcher-Winfree.Robert Bielawski, Thomas Hale, Thomas Ray, Fred Swartzendruber, Darrell Jones and Tony Allen will serve as pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers include, Jim Ingole, George Fisher, Andrew Satmary, and Welch Lions Club Members...."


Reba Joy DeBusk

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1953); Page 26; WV Archives Web Site.
William Claude Banner, Jr; age 28; born in Banner Elk, NC; single; living at Wilcoe, WV; married
on 23 Oct 1953 in Welch, WV; Reba Joy DeBusk; age 22; born in Glade Springs, VA; single; living
at Welch, WV.