McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families and Individuals

Notes


Therman Elizar Cousins

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1939); Page 198; WV Archives Web Site.
Therman Cousins; born 17 May 1917 in McDowell, WV; single; colored; living in Ashland, WV; son of
Elijah and Nina; was issued a license to marry on 24 Jun 1939 in McDowell Co, WV; Ada Virginia
Wade; born 22 Mar 1923 in Ashland, WV; single; colored; living in Ashland, WV; daughter of Jack
and Ada.
2, U.S. WWII Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Thurman Elizar Cousins
Gender: Male
Race: Black
Age: 21
Relationship to Draftee: Self (Head)
Birth Date: 17 May 1919
Birth Place: McDowell, West Virginia, USA
Residence Place: Ashland, Mcdowell, West Virginia, USA
Registration Date: 16 Oct 1940
Registration Place: Ashland, Mcdowell, West Virginia, USA
Employer: Pocahontas Fuel Co
Weight: 135
Complexion: Dark Brown
Eye Color: Brown
Hair Color: Black
Height: 5 9
Next of Kin: Ada Virginia Cousins
Household Members:
Name Relationship
Thurman Elizar Cousins Self (Head)
Ada Virginia Cousins Wife"


Ada Virginia Wade

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Northfork District; taken 8 Apr 1930; Page 69B; Image 10 of 39;
Family #78/85.
Listed as Ada V. Wade; age 6 born in WV; Negro; in household of father, Andrew J. Wade.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1939); Page 198; WV Archives Web Site.
Therman Cousins; born 17 May 1917 in McDowell, WV; single; colored; living in Ashland, WV; son of
Elijah and Nina; was issued a license to marry on 24 Jun 1939 in McDowell Co, WV; Ada Virginia
Wade; born 22 Mar 1923 in Ashland, WV; single; colored; living in Ashland, WV; daughter of Jack
and Ada.
3. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Ada Virginia Coussin
[Ada Virginia Cousin]
[Ada Cousins]
[Ada Virginia Wade]
Gender: Female
Race: Black
Birth Date: 22 Mar 1923
Birth Place: Ashland Mcdo, West Virginia
Death Date: 30 Apr 2006
Father: Andrew J Wade
Mother: Ada E Finney
SSN: 216245389
Notes: May 1944: Name listed as ADA VIRGINIA COUSSIN; Oct 1953: Name listed as ADA VIRGINIA COUSIN; 10 May 2006: Name listed as ADA COUSINS"


Earl Steven Addair

1. Giles Co, VA; Marriage License # 82-060324; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Earl Steven Addair; age 28; born 25 Jan 1954 in WV; divorced; this was his 2nd marriage; fist
marriage ended 2 Mar 1979; 12th grade education; living at 423 Village Glen, Princeton, WV;
son of Luther Hedrick and Anna Mae (Bell) Addair; married on 23 Dec 1982 in Giles Co, VA;
Shela Kaye Stamper; age 24; born 8 Jul 1958 in WV; divorced; this was her 2nd marriage;
first marriage ended 22 Dec 1982; 1 yr College education; living at 423 Village Glen, Princeton,
WV; daughter of Fred Howard and Virginia Baeatrice (England) Stanper.
2. Roanoke, VA; Marriage License #74-048458; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Earl Steven Addair; age 20; born 15 Jan 1954 in WV; single; this was his 1st marriage; 4 yrs HS
education; living at 1325 Clark Ave, SW, Roanoke, VA; son of Luther Hedrick and Ann (Bell) Addair;
married on 14 Nov 1974 in Roanoke, VA; Kathy Jo Sanson; age 18; born 4 Aug 1956 in WV; single;
this was her 1st marriage; 4 yrs HS education; living at Carlton Terrace Bldg, Roanoke, VA daughter
of Herschel and Shirley (Dickenson) Sanson.
3. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Earl Steven Addair
[Earl S Addair]
Gender: Male
Race: White
Birth Date: 25 Jan 1954
Birth Place: Iaeger McDow, West Virginia
Death Date: 31 Dec 1999
SSN: 232888459
Notes: Jun 1969: Name listed as EARL STEVEN ADDAIR;
07 Jan 2000: Name listed as EARL S ADDAIR"


Kathy Jo Sanson

1. Roanoke, VA; Marriage License #74-048458; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Earl Steven Addair; age 20; born 15 Jan 1954 in WV; single; this was his 1st marriage; 4 yrs HS
education; living at 1325 Clark Ave, SW, Roanoke, VA; son of Luther Hedrick and Ann (Bell) Addair;
married on 14 Nov 1974 in Roanoke, VA; Kathy Jo Sanson; age 18; born 4 Aug 1956 in WV; single;
this was her 1st marriage; 4 yrs HS education; living at Carlton Terrace Bldg, Roanoke, VA daughter
of Herschel and Shirley (Dickenson) Sanson.


Troy Bryant

1. 1920 Census, Letcher Co, KY; District #2; Jenkins; taken 8 Jan 1920; Page 39A; Image 23 of 105;
Family #220/226.
Listed as Troy Bryant; age 8; born in VA; in household of father, John W. Bryant.
2. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; Yukon; taken 21 Apr 1930; Page 58B; Image
57 of 89; Family #10/12.
Listed as Troy Bryant; age 19; born in KY; single; no listed occupation; boarder in household
of Henry Harman, with brother Edward Bryant.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1934); Page 197; WV Archives Web Site.
Troy Bryant; age 22; born in Fletcher (sin Letcher) Co, KY; single; miner; living at Caretta, WV; son of
J. W. and Bettie; married on 3 Mar 1934 in Roderfield, WV; Grace Miller; age 22; born in TN; single;
living in Caretta, WV; daughter of A.B. and Ida.
4. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; Caretta; E.D. 24-19; taken 22 Apr 1940; Page
351A; Image 7 of 46; Household #52.
Listed as Troy Bryant; age 27; born in KY; married; 7th grade education; lived in same place on 1 Apr
1935; shop foreman for coal mine; head of household.
5. WWII Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Troy Bryant
Gender: Male
Race: White
Age: 29
Relationship to Draftee: Self (Head)
Birth Date: 29 Jun 1911
Birth Place: Jenkins, Kentucky, USA
Residence Place: Caretta, Mcdowell, West Virginia, USA
Registration Date: 16 Oct 1940
Registration Place: Caretta, Mcdowell, West Virginia, USA
Employer: Carter Coal Co
Weight: 160
Complexion: Light
Eye Color: Hazel
Hair Color: Brown
Height: 6 1
Next of Kin: Grace Alta Bryant
Household Members:
Name Relationship
Troy Bryant Self (Head)
Grace Alta Bryant Wife"
6. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Troy Bryant
Gender: Male
Race: White
Birth Date: 29 Jun 1912
Birth Place: Jenkins, Kentucky
Death Date: 20 Jan 1998
Father: John W Bryant
Mother: Betty Moors (sic, Moore:
SSN: 236106288
Notes: Nov 1936: Name listed as TROY BRYANT"
7. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by JLL: 21 May 2012.
" Troy Bryant
Birth 1912
Death 1998 (aged 85–86)
Burial
Evergreen Cemetery
Lansing, Ingham County, Michigan, USA
Plot Sec. E"


Grace Alta Miller

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1934); Page 197; WV Archives Web Site.
Troy Bryant; age 22; born in Fletcher (sin Letcher) Co, KY; single; miner; living at Caretta, WV; son of
J. W. and Bettie; married on 3 Mar 1934 in Roderfield, WV; Grace Miller; age 22; born in TN; single;
living in Caretta, WV; daughter of A.B. and Ida.
2. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; Caretta; E.D. 24-19; taken 22 Apr 1940; Page
351A; Image 7 of 46; Household #52.
Listed as Grace Bryant; age 28; born in TN; married; 2 yrs HS education; lived in same place on 1 Apr
1935; in household of husband, Troy Bryant.
3. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by JLL: 21 May 2012.
" Grace A. Bryant
Birth 1910
Death 1997 (aged 86–87)
Burial
Evergreen Cemetery
Lansing, Ingham County, Michigan, USA
Plot Sec. E"


George Guy Wiles

1. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by Polly Fry Hagerman; 25 Jul 2012.
" George Guy Wiles
Birth 11 Apr 1919
Lex, McDowell County, West Virginia, USA
Death 19 Dec 1976 (aged 57)
Hancock County, Mississippi, USA
Burial
Roberts Cemetery •
Beartown, McDowell County, West Virginia, USA "

Additional Information Posted:
"PVT US ARMY
WORLD WAR II

"Marriage 1 Mabel McCoin b: 25 APR 1930 in Alleghany Co., NC


"Cause of death: hit and run"


William Evert Wiles

1. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by Polly Fry Hagerman; 24 Jul 2012.
" William Evert Wiles
Birth 17 Mar 1912
Lex, McDowell County, West Virginia, USA
Death 25 May 1987 (aged 75)
Burial
Roberts Cemetery
Beartown, McDowell County, West Virginia, USA "


Opal Lee Carpenter

1. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by Polly Fry Hagerman; 24 Jul 2012.
" Opal Lee Carpenter Wiles
Birth 21 Feb 1922
Death 20 Apr 1977 (aged 55)
Burial
Roberts Cemetery
Beartown, McDowell County, West Virginia, USA "


Robert Davis

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1939); Page 226; WV Archives Web Site.
Robert Davis; born 15 Jan 1909 in Eutaw, AL; single; colored; living in Hemphill, WV; son of Nathan
and Lella; was issued a license to marry on 21 Aug 1939 in McDowell Co, WV; Mattie Avery; born
4 Jul 1918 in Bessemer, AL; single; colored; living in Hemphille, WV; daughter of Adam and Mattie;
no return by a minister.


Mattie Avery

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1939); Page 226; WV Archives Web Site.
Robert Davis; born 15 Jan 1909 in Eutaw, AL; single; colored; living in Hemphill, WV; son of Nathan
and Lella; was issued a license to marry on 21 Aug 1939 in McDowell Co, WV; Mattie Avery; born
4 Jul 1918 in Bessemer, AL; single; colored; living in Hemphille, WV; daughter of Adam and Mattie;
no return by a minister.


C.W. Shouse Jr

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1917); Page 336; WV Archives Web Site.
C.W. Shouse; age 21; born in Carroll Co, VA; single; miner; living at premier, WV; son of C.W.
and Minnie was issued a license to marry on 27 Jan 1917 in McDowell Co, WV; Goldie Shaw;
age 18; born in Carroll Co, VA; single; daughter of W.F. and Laura; license returned, unused.