McDowell and Wyoming Co WV Families and Individuals

Notes


John Lee Howell

1. 1900 Census, Mingo Co, WV; Hardee District; taken 26 Jun 1900; Page 175A; Iamage 51 of 54;
Family #456/479.
Listed as John Lee Howell; age 2; born in KY in Apr 1898; in household of father, Lilburn Howell.
2. 1910 Census, Mingo Co, WV; Hardee District; taken on 23 Apr 1910; Page 81A; Image 20 of 38;
Family #173/174.
Listed as John L. Howell; age 14; born in KY; in household of father, Lilburn T. Howell.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1919); Page 57; WV Archives Web Site.
John Lee Howell; age 25; born in Pike Co, KY; single; railroader; living at Hensley, WV; son of
Lilburn and Louvenia; married on 8 Mar 1919 at Welch, WV; Hattie Fain; age 28; born in
McDowell Co, WV; single; daughter of _________.


Hattie Fain

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1919); Page 57; WV Archives Web Site.
John Lee Howell; age 25; born in Pike Co, KY; single; railroader; living at Hensley, WV; son of
Lilburn and Louvenia; married on 8 Mar 1919 at Welch, WV; Hattie Fain; age 28; born in
McDowell Co, WV; single; daughter of _________.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #13590; WV Archives Web Site via LDS Web Site.
Hattie Howell; age 48 yrs, 7 mons, 7 days; born 30 Mar 1890 in Rush, KY; married; wife of John Howell;
housewife; living at Avondale, WV; daughter of Pleas and Betty (Reeves) Fain; died 4 Oct 1938 at Avondale,
WV; due to coronary occlusion; buried 9 Oct 1938 in Roderfield; informant, Pleas Fain, Jolo, WV.


Leonard L. Gaines

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1947); Page 18; WV Archives Web Site.
Leonard L. Gaines; age 30; born in Louisa, KY; single; colored; living at Welch, WV; married on 1 Jun
1947 at Beckley, WV; Hazel Salmon; age 24; born in PA; single; colored; living at Welch, WV.


Hazel Salmon

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1947); Page 18; WV Archives Web Site.
Leonard L. Gaines; age 30; born in Louisa, KY; single; colored; living at Welch, WV; married on 1 Jun
1947 at Beckley, WV; Hazel Salmon; age 24; born in PA; single; colored; living at Welch, WV.


Earl Harman

1. Tazewell Co, VA; Marriage License #1927; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Earl Harman; age 21; born and living in Richlands, VA; single; miner; son of Robert and Mollie
(Barrett) Harman; married on 6 Jan 1937 at Richlands, VA; Hazel Dye; age 21; born and living in
Raven, WV; single; daughter of John and Rasa (Cacy) Dye.
2. 1940 Census, Tazewell Co, VA; Maiden Spring District; Richlands; E.D. 93-17; Page
384A; Image 12 of 61; Household #126.
Listed as Earl Harman; age 25; born in Tazewell Co, VA; married; 1 yr HS education; lived
in same house on 1 Apr 1935; coal miner; in household of father, Robert C. Harman, with wife and
children.


Hazel Dye

1. Tazewell Co, VA; Marriage License #1927; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Earl Harman; age 21; born and living in Richlands, VA; single; miner; son of Robert and Mollie
(Barrett) Harman; married on 6 Jan 1937 at Richlands, VA; Hazel Dye; age 21; born and living in
Raven, WV; single; daughter of John and Rasa (Cacy) Dye.
2. 1940 Census, Tazewell Co, VA; Maiden Spring District; Richlands; E.D. 93-17; Page
384A; Image 12 of 61; Household #126.
Listed as Mrs Earl Harman; age 21; born in Tazewell Co, VA; married; 4 yrs HS education; lived
in same house on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father-in-law, Robert C. Harman, with husband and
children,


Shirley Mae Harman

1. 1940 Census, Tazewell Co, VA; Maiden Spring District; Richlands; E.D. 93-17; Page
384A; Image 12 of 61; Household #126.
Listed as Shirley Mae Harman; age 2; born in Tazewell Co, VA; in household of grandfather, Robert
C. Harman, with parents.


Glenna Flen Harman

1. 1940 Census, Tazewell Co, VA; Maiden Spring District; Richlands; E.D. 93-17; Page
384A; Image 12 of 61; Household #126.
Listed as Glenna Flen (sp?) Harman; age 1; born in Tazewell Co, VA; in household of grandfather,
Robert C. Harman, with parents.


Donny Larry Bailey

1. Russell Co, VA; Marriage License #70 034536; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Donny Larry Bailey; age 25; born 23 Sep 1944 in WV; single; this is his 1st marriage; 1 yr HS
education; living at 24 Little Oak St, Welch, WV; son of Dempsey and Martha (Frank) Bailey; married
on 22 Aug 1970 at Lebanon, VA; Betty Jean Marsh; maiden name Hill; age 28; born 6 may 1942 in
WV; divorced; this is her 2nd marriage; 4 yrs, HS education; living at 114 McDowell St, Welch, WV;
daughter of James and Amanda (Hicks) Hill.
2. Tazewell Co, VA; marriage License #74-014266; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Donny Larry Bailey; age 29; born 23 Sep 1944 in WV; divorced; this is his 2nd marriage; 8th grade
education; living at 682 Central Ave, Welch, WV; son of Dempsey Pershings and Martha Ann (Frank)
Bailey; married on 14 Apr 1974 at Horsepen, Tazewell Co, VA; Peggy Ann presley; age 29; born
17 Feb 1945 in WV; single; thi is her 1st marriage; 4 yrs HS education; living at Box 7, Skygusty, WV;
daughter of Beecher and Robbie Belle (Woolridge) Presley.
3. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Cremated; submitted by Rick; 26 Dec 2012.December 26, 2012.
Donny Larry Bailey; born 23 Sep 1944 at Welch, WV; died 22 Dec 2012; submitted by Rick
26 Dec 2012; cremated; location of ashes unknown; obituary shown.
"Bluefield Daily Telegraph
"SKYGUSTY - Donny Larry Bailey, 68, of Skygusty, passed away Saturday, December 22, 2012 in Welch Community Hospital.

"Born September 23, 1944 in Welch, he was the son of the late Dempsy and Martha Frank Bailey (sic, she was his step-mother. Dempsey and Martha were married when Donny was 7 yrs old). He was a graduate of Welch High School, and was a Vietnam veteran of the U.S. Army. He was a retired coal miner.

"He loved to garden, hunt and fish. He was a wonderful husband and father and will be sadly missed by those who loved him.

"Those left to cherish his memory are his wife, Peggy Ann Presley Bailey of the home; one daughter, Jennifer Bailey of the home; one brother, Simon Bailey and wife Debbie of Welch; five sisters, Phyllis Noe and husband Randy and Delena Dotson and husband Ray all of Welch, Janet Grossenbacher and husband Phillip of Holden, Mich., Brenda Noe and husband Michael and Diana Bailey all of Clemmons, N.C.

"In honoring his wishes, he will be cremated and there will be no services.

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

"Grandfather Martin l. Frank 21507005
"Grandmother Harriett Duggins Frank 21507012

"sister Vannah Frank Adams 21507034"


Betty Jean Hill

1. Russell Co, VA; Marriage License #70 034536; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Donny Larry Bailey; age 25; born 23 Sep 1944 in WV; single; this is his 1st marriage; 1 yr HS
education; living at 24 Little Oak St, Welch, WV; son of Dempsey and Martha (Frank) Bailey; married
on 22 Aug 1970 at Lebanon, VA; Betty Jean Marsh; maiden name Hill; age 28; born 6 may 1942 in
WV; divorced; this is her 2nd marriage; 4 yrs, HS education; living at 114 McDowell St, Welch, WV;
daughter of James and Amanda (Hicks) Hill.


Beecher Presley

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; Blackwolf; E.D. 24-9; taken 3 Apr 1940; Page 156A;
Image 3 of 50; Household #22.
Listed as Beechy Presley; age 28; born in WV; single; 6th grade education; lived in same house on
1 Apr 1935; mine timber odd jobs; in household of father, James F. Presley.
2. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by Maggie; 2 Apr 2013.
" Beecher Presley
Birth 14 Jan 1911
Skygusty, McDowell County, West Virginia, USA
Death 19 Jul 1985 (aged 74)
Princeton, Mercer County, West Virginia, USA
Burial
Woolridge Cemetery
Skygusty, McDowell County, West Virginia, USA "


Robbie Belle Woolridge

1. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by Maggie; 2 Apr 2013.
" Robbie Bell Woolridge Presley
Birth 19 Nov 1921
Skygusty, McDowell County, West Virginia, USA
Death 28 Nov 1983 (aged 62)
Beckley, Raleigh County, West Virginia, USA
Burial
Woolridge Cemetery
Skygusty, McDowell County, West Virginia, USA "


John Dee Asbury Sr

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; E.D. 24-59; taken 10 May 1940; page 1178A;
Image 59 of 66; Household #487.
Listed as John D. Asbury; age 7; born in WV; no education; not attending school; lived in same
place on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, John M. Asbury.
2. Buchanan Co, VA; Marriage License #4075; Ancestry.com Web Site.
John Dee Asbury; age 18; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; no previous marriage; coal miner; living
at Jolo, WV; son of John M. and Bertha Mae (Mullins) Asbury; married on 21 Feb 1953 at Grundy, VA;
Joyce Ann Blevins; age 16; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; no previous marriage; housework;
living at Jolo, WV; daughter of Lewis and Lona (Payne) Blevins.
3. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: John Dee Asbury
[John D Asbury]
Gender: Male
Race: White
Birth Date: 26 Mar 1934
Birth Place: Jolo McDowel, West Virginia
[Paynesville, West Virginia]
Death Date: 26 Jan 1988
Father: John M Asbury
Mother: Bertha M Mullins
SSN: 235520862
Notes: Jul 1950: Name listed as JOHN DEE ASBURY;
26 Feb 1988: Name listed as JOHN D ASBURY"
4. Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: John D. Asbury
SSN: 235-52-0862
Last Residence:
16925 Gillett, Bradford, Pennsylvania, USA
BORN: 26 Mar 1934
Died: 26 Jan 1988
State (Year) SSN issued: West Virginia (1951)"


Joyce Ann Blevins

1. Buchanan Co, VA; Marriage License #4075; Ancestry.com Web Site.
John Dee Asbury; age 18; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; no previous marriage; coal miner; living
at Jolo, WV; son of John M. and Bertha Mae (Mullins) Asbury; married on 21 Feb 1953 at Grundy, VA;
Joyce Ann Blevins; age 16; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; no previous marriage; housework;
living at Jolo, WV; daughter of Lewis and Lona (Payne) Blevins.