McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families and Individuals

Notes


John William Farris

1. 1910 Census, Carroll Co, VA; Laurel Fork District; Hillsville, taken 29 Apr 1910; Page 40B; Image 16
of 27; Family #138/139.
Listed as John W. Fariss; age 40; born in VA; marrie once for 10 yrs; farmer; head of household.
2. 1920 Census, Carroll Co, VA; Laurel Fork District; Freemont Precinct; taken 8 Jan 1920; Page 166B;
Image 2 of 5; Family #14/14.
Listed as J.W. Fariss; age 49; born in VA; married; farmer; head of household.
3. 1930 Census; Carroll Co, VA; Laurel Fork District; taken 15 Apr 1930; Page 73B; Image 12 of 39;
Family #114/114.
Listed as John W. Faris; age 60; born in VA; married at 30; farmer; head of household.
4. 1940 Census, Carroll Co, VA; Laurel Fork District; E.D. 18-6; taken 24/25 Apr 1940; Page 82A; Image
27 of 41; Household #222.
Listed as John W. Farris; age 70; born in VA; married; 7th grade education; lived in sames house on
1 Apr 1935; farmer; head of household.
5. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by Donna Sutphin Armentrout; 15 Oct 2010.
" John William Fariss
Birth 2 Jan 1870
Death 24 Feb 1963 (aged 93)
Burial
Martin Cemetery (Route 221) •
Hillsville, Carroll County, Virginia, USA"


Allie Worrell

1. 1910 Census, Carroll Co, VA; Laurel Fork District; Hillsville, taken 29 Apr 1910; Page 40B; Image 16
of 27; Family #138/139.
Listed as Allie Fariss; age 28; born in VA; married once for 10 yrs; 4 children, all living; in household
of husband, John W. Farris.
2. 1920 Census, Carroll Co, VA; Laurel Fork District; Freemont Precinct; taken 8 Jan 1920; Page 166B;
Image 2 of 5; Family #14/14.
Listed as Allie Fariss; age 37; born in VA; married; in household of husband, John W. Farris.
3. 1930 Census; Carroll Co, VA; Laurel Fork District; taken 15 Apr 1930; Page 73B; Image 12 of 39;
Family #114/114.
Listed as Allie Faris; age 48; born in VA; married at 18; in household of husband, John W. Farris.
4. 1940 Census, Carroll Co, VA; Laurel Fork District; E.D. 18-6; taken 24/25 Apr 1940; Page 82A; Image
27 of 41; Household #222.
Listed as Allie Farris; age 55; born in VA; married; 7th grade education; lived in sames house on
1 Apr 1935; in household of husband, John W, Farris.
5. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by Donna Sutphin Armentrout; 15 Oct 2010.
" Allie Worrell Fariss
Birth 30 Jan 1882
Death 24 Sep 1968 (aged 86)
Burial
Martin Cemetery (Route 221) •
Hillsville, Carroll County, Virginia, USA "


Isaac Farris

1. 1930 Census; Carroll Co, VA; Laurel Fork District; taken 15 Apr 1930; Page 73B; Image 12 of 39;
Family #114/114.
Listed as Isaac Faris; age 6; born in VA; in household of father, John W. Farris.
2. 1940 Census, Carroll Co, VA; Laurel Fork District; E.D. 18-6; taken 24/25 Apr 1940; Page 82A; Image
27 of 41; Household #222.
Listed as Isac Farris; age 16; born in VA; single; 7th grade education; not attending school; lived in
sames house on1 Apr 1935; in household of father, John W, Farris
3. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by Donna Sutphin Armentrout; 15 Oct 2010.
"PFC Isaac Fariss
Birth 20 Dec 1923
Death 9 Feb 1951 (aged 27)
Burial
Martin Cemetery (Route 221)
Hillsville, Carroll County, Virginia, USA"

Inscription:
"Died In Service Of His Country In The Military Operation In Korea"


Fred Stewart Asbury

1. Tazewell Co, VA; Marriage License #46541; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Fred Stewart Asbury; age 21; born in Maitland, WV; single; no previous marriage; discharged from
Navy; living at Boissevain, VA; son of Walter and Laura (Christian) Asbury; married on 24 Dec 1946
in Tazewell, VA; Tacie Mary Williams; age 18; born in Pounding Mill, VA; single; no previous
marriage; living at Rt 1, Bluefield, VA; daughter of Charlie Arthur and Myrtle (Caudill) Williams.
2. Tazewell Co, VA; Divorce Decree #4632; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Fred S. Asbury; age 29; born in Maitland, WV; factory worker; living in Tazewell Co, VA; was granted
a divorce on 17 Aug 1955 in Tazewell Co, VA; from Mary Tassie Asbury; age 26; born in Tazewell
Co, VA; laundry worker; living in Bluefield, VA; grounds, desertion; married took place 24 Dec 1946
in Tazewell Co, VA; lasting 8 yrs, and 8 mons; seperated 1 May 1948; no minor children.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1955); Page 140; WV Archives Web Site.
Fred Stuart Asbury; age 27; born in Maitland, WV; single; living at 1885 East 26th St, Cleveland, OH;
married on 8 oct 1955 in Jenkinjones, WV; Roxie Carline Bailey; age 18; born in Oakvale, WV; single;
living at Maybeury, WV; with consent of George W. and Willie Gertrude Bailey, parents of Roxie
Carline Bailey.
4. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by ancestryhunter2; 20 Feb 2014.
" Fred Stewart Asbury
Birth 9 Oct 1925
Boissevain, Tazewell County, Virginia, USA
Death 26 Feb 2010 (aged 84)
Burial
Woodlawn Memorial Park
Bluewell, Mercer County, West Virginia, USA Show Map
Plot Section 18 Lot: 24C Grave: 2
Memorial ID 125420676"

Inscription: "S1 US NAVY * WORLD WAR II"
Additional Information Posted:
"BLUEFIELD — Fred Stewart Asbury, 84, of Rt. 3 Bluefield, W.Va. (Bluewell), formerly of Coaldale, W.Va., died Friday, February 26, 2010 at the home of his daughter and son-in-law, Rita and Darrell Poe, with whom he and his wife made their home since July 2009.

"He was born on October 09, 1925 in Boissevain, Va. to the late Walter and Laura Christain Asbury. He attended the Lorton Lick Wesleyan Church. "Daddy fought a good fight, and he has finished his course" (II Tim 4:7), and now he has gone home to be with the Lord. No matter what daddy went through in his sickness, he always thought of others first.

"He served in the U.S. Navy aboard the USS Oswald in 1944. He loved to work with his hands making bird houses, rocking chairs and other woodcrafts. He also loved to fish and spending time with his family. Throughout life, Fred worked as a truck driver for Blizzard Inc. and Austin Powder for 25 years.

"In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two sisters, Gladys and Dorothy.

"Survivors include his wife of 54 years, Carlene Bailey Asbury of Bluewell, W.Va.; one son, Ricky and Sandy Asbury of Dangerfield, Texas; three daughters, Freda and Barry Wright of Bluefield, Va., Rita and Darrell Poe of Bluewell, W.Va., Reba and Frankie Whitt of Brushfork, W.Va. He has six grandchildren and 25 great-grandchildren; special friends and caregivers, Dr. James Lesmett, Dr. V.R. Phade and the Hospice Compassus staff for their special care over the past year.

"He will be greatly missed by all those who knew his love and kindness for others.

"Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, March 02, 2010 at 1:00 p.m. at the Cravens-Shires Funeral Home in Bluewell, W.Va. with the Reverend Barry Lynn Wright and the Reverend Roger Lafferty officiating the service. Burial will follow at Woodlawn Memorial Park in Bluewell, W.Va., where military graveside rites will be held conducted for Mr. Asbury by the West Virginia Honor Guard.

"Friends and family may call at the Cravens-Shires Funeral Home in Bluewell, W.Va. on Monday, March 01, 2010 from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m.

"Serving as pallbearers Barry Wright Jr., Kevin Wright, Darrell Poe Jr., Freddie Poe, Marty Woolridge, Frankie Whitt and Bryant Miller. Serving as honorary pallbearers will be great-grandson, Tyler Poe and niece, Mellissa Fowler."


Mary Tacie Williams

1. Tazewell Co, VA; Marriage License #46541; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Fred Stewart Asbury; age 21; born in Maitland, WV; single; no previous marriage; discharged from
Navy; living at Boissevain, VA; son of Walter and Laura (Christian) Asbury; married on 24 Dec 1946
in Tazewell, VA; Tacie Mary Williams; age 18; born in Pounding Mill, VA; single; no previous
marriage; living at Rt 1, Bluefield, VA; daughter of Charlie Arthur and Myrtle (Caudill) Williams.
2. Tazewell Co, VA; Divorce Decree #4632; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Fred S. Asbury; age 29; born in Maitland, WV; factory worker; living in Tazewell Co, VA; was granted
a divorce on 17 Aug 1955 in Tazewell Co, VA; from Mary Tassie Asbury; age 26; born in Tazewell
Co, VA; laundry worker; living in Bluefield, VA; grounds, desertion; married took place 24 Dec 1946
in Tazewell Co, VA; lasting 8 yrs, and 8 mons; seperated 1 May 1948; no minor children.


Stanley Richard Strausbaugh

1. Arlington Co, VA; Marriage License #69 020265; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Stanley Richard Strausbaugh; age 28; born 18 Feb 1941 in PA; single; this was his 1st marriage;
4 yrs HS education; living at 2916 S. Buchanan St, Arlington, VA; son of John Franklyn and
Marguerite Louise (Becker) Strausbaugh; married on 2 Jun 1969 in the Fairlington United
Medodist Church, Alexandria, VA; Jerry Carol Murphy; age 22; born 25 Dec 1946 in WV; single;
this was her first marriage; 4 yrs HS education; living at 4600 S. Four Mile Run Dr, Arlington, VA;
daughter of Earl and Margaret Juanita (Miller) Murphy.


Jerry Carol Murphy

1. Arlington Co, VA; Marriage License #69 020265; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Stanley Richard Strausbaugh; age 28; born 18 Feb 1941 in PA; single; this was his 1st marriage;
4 yrs HS education; living at 2916 S. Buchanan St, Arlington, VA; son of John Franklyn and
Marguerite Louise (Becker) Strausbaugh; married on 2 Jun 1969 in the Fairlington United
Medodist Church, Alexandria, VA; Jerry Carol Murphy; age 22; born 25 Dec 1946 in WV; single;
this was her first marriage; 4 yrs HS education; living at 4600 S. Four Mile Run Dr, Arlington, VA;
daughter of Earl and Margaret Juanita (Miller) Murphy.
2. Arlington Co, VA; Marriage License #71 010821; Ancestry.com Web Site.
David Eugene O'Neill; age 32; born 22 Jan 1939 in Washington, DC; divorced; this was his 3rd
marriage; 4 yrs HS education; living at 5029 Fillmore Ave, Alexandria, VA; son of John and Lola
(Ogden) O'Neill; married on 5 Apr 1971 in Arlington Co, VA; Jerry Carol Strausbauge, maiden
name Murphy; age 24; born 25 Dec 1946 in WV; divorced; this was her 2nd marriage; 4 yrs
HS education; living at 838 S. Frederick St., Arlington, VA.


Larry Earl Murphy

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1965); Page 414; WV Archives Web Site.
Larry Earl Murphy; age 20; born 1 Feb 1945 at Welch, WV; single; living at Rt #2, Box 225,
Welch, WV; son of Earl and Junita (Miller) Murphy; married on 26 Aug 1965 at Welch, WV;
Mildred Rose; age 21; born 10 Jul 1944 at Alpoca, WV; single; living at Kimball, WV; daughter
of Jess and Ellie (Dove) Rose.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1969); Page 295; WV Archives Web Site via
LDS Web Site.
Larry Earl Murphy; age 23; born 1 Feb 1945 in Welch, WV; divorced; living at Box 443, Welch,
WV; son of Earl and Margaret Juanita (Miller) Murphy; married on 1 Feb 1969 at Welch, WV;
Katie Jane Bailey Forrest; age 23; born 2 Mar 1945 in Welch, WV; divorced; living at 226 McDowell
St, Welch, WV; daughter of Clarence Landale and Mary C. (Bradner) Bailey.


Katie Jane Bailey

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1963); Page 234; WV Archives Web Site.
Lenzy Alfred Forrest; age 26; born in Longfork, KY; single; living at Whitewood, VA; married on
23 Mar 1963 at Big Jenny, WV; Katie Jane Bailey; age 18; born in Welch, WV; single; living at
Davy, WV; with consent of Clarence and Mary Bailey, parents of Katie Jane Bailey.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1969); Page 295; WV Archives Web Site via
LDS Web Site.
Larry Earl Murphy; age 23; born 1 Feb 1945 in Welch, WV; divorced; living at Box 443, Welch,
WV; son of Earl and Margaret Juanita (Miller) Murphy; married on 1 Feb 1969 at Welch, WV;
Katie Jane Bailey Forrest; age 23; born 2 Mar 1945 in Welch, WV; divorced; living at 226 McDowell
St, Welch, WV; daughter of Clarence Landale and Mary C. (Bradner) Bailey.


Lenzy Alfred Forrest

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1963); Page 234; WV Archives Web Site.
Lenzy Alfred Forrest; age 26; born in Longfork, KY; single; living at Whitewood, VA; married on
23 Mar 1963 at Big Jenny, WV; Katie Jane Bailey; age 18; born in Welch, WV; single; living at
Davy, WV; with consent of Clarence and Mary Bailey, parents of Katie Jane Bailey.


Katie Jane Bailey

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1963); Page 234; WV Archives Web Site.
Lenzy Alfred Forrest; age 26; born in Longfork, KY; single; living at Whitewood, VA; married on
23 Mar 1963 at Big Jenny, WV; Katie Jane Bailey; age 18; born in Welch, WV; single; living at
Davy, WV; with consent of Clarence and Mary Bailey, parents of Katie Jane Bailey.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1969); Page 295; WV Archives Web Site via
LDS Web Site.
Larry Earl Murphy; age 23; born 1 Feb 1945 in Welch, WV; divorced; living at Box 443, Welch,
WV; son of Earl and Margaret Juanita (Miller) Murphy; married on 1 Feb 1969 at Welch, WV;
Katie Jane Bailey Forrest; age 23; born 2 Mar 1945 in Welch, WV; divorced; living at 226 McDowell
St, Welch, WV; daughter of Clarence Landale and Mary C. (Bradner) Bailey.


Floyd William Arrington

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1955); Page 255; WV Archives Web Site.
Floyd William Arrington; age 40; born in Lawrenceville, VA; widowed; colored; living at Bartley, WV;
married on 1 Feb 1955 at Welch, WV; Mona Mae Foster Collins; age 26; born in Birmingham, AL;
divorced; colored; living at Bradshaw, WV.


Mona Mae Foster

1. 1930 Census, Cuyahoga Co, OH; Cleveland; 3728 Cedar Ave; taken on 17 Apr 1930; Page 42A;
Image 24 of 42; Family #64/96.
Listed as Monra Foster; age 3 yrs 0 mons; born in AL; Negro; both parents born in GA; in household
of uncle; Sylvester Hall.
2. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Bradshaw; E.D. 24-60; taken on 18 Apr 1940;
Page 1200B; Image 38 of 132; Household #288.
Listed as Monna M. Foster; age 13; born in AL; Negro; 7th grade education; lived in same place on
1 Apr 1935; in household of father, James R. Foster.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1944); Page 452; WV Archives Web Site.
Johnie L. Collins; age 21; born in LA; single; colored; living at Raysal, WV; maried on 27 Aug 1944
at Raysal, WV; Moner Mae Foster; age 17; born in AL; single; living at Bradshaw, WV; with consent
of Lela Foster, mother of Monor Mae Foster.
4. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1955); Page 255; WV Archives Web Site.
Floyd William Arrington; age 40; born in Lawrenceville, VA; widowed; colored; living at Bartley, WV;
married on 1 Feb 1955 at Welch, WV; Mona Mae Foster Collins; age 26; born in Birmingham, AL;
divorced; colored; living at Bradshaw, WV.


Leif Erick Arentzen

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1955); Page 148; WV Archives Web Site.
Leif Erick Arentzen; age 26; born in Franklin, PA; divorced; living at Box 35, Bluefield, WV; married on
3 Mar 1956 at Welch, WV; Virginia Lee Goodson; age 23; born and living in Kimball, WV; single;


Virginia Lee Goodson

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1955); Page 148; WV Archives Web Site.
Leif Erick Arentzen; age 26; born in Franklin, PA; divorced; living at Box 35, Bluefield, WV; married on
3 Mar 1956 at Welch, WV; Virginia Lee Goodson; age 23; born and living in Kimball, WV; single;
2. U.S. Public Records Index, 1950-1993, Volume 2; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Virginia L Arentzen
Birth Date: 4 Jun 1932
Address: 4864 Briar Ridge CT
Residence Place: Boulder, Colorado, USA
Zip Code: 80301-3980"


Douglas Eugene Andrews

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1955); Page 274; WV Archives Web Site.
Douglas Eugene Andrews; age 24; born in Roanoke, VA; single; living at 603 West 30th St, Richmond,
VA; married on 28 Dec 1955 at War, WV; Fay Tamara LaRue; age 21; born in Welch, WV; single;
living at Bartley, WV.


Fay Tamara LaRue

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1955); Page 274; WV Archives Web Site.
Douglas Eugene Andrews; age 24; born in Roanoke, VA; single; living at 603 West 30th St, Richmond,
VA; married on 28 Dec 1955 at War, WV; Fay Tamara LaRue; age 21; born in Welch, WV; single;
living at Bartley, WV.