McDowell and Wyoming Co WV Families and Individuals

Notes


Ellis Dotson

1. U.S. WWII Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Ellis Dotson
Race: White
Age: 20
Relationship to Draftee: Self (Head)
Birth Place: Argo, Kentucky, USA
Birth Date: 4 Jan 1922
Residence Place: Litwar, Mcdowell, West Virginia, USA
Registration Date: 30 Jun 1942
Occupation: Andy Cline Lumber Co
Weight: 170
Complexion: Light
Eye Color: Brown
Hair Color: Brown
Height: 5 10
Next of Kin: Virginia Dotson
Household Members:
Name Relationship
Ellis Dotson Self (Head)"
2. Buchanan Co, VA; Marriage License #73-055597; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Ellis Dotson; age 51; born 4 Jan 1922 in VA; divorced; this was his 2nd marriage;
5th grade education; living at Welch, WV; son of Hannibal and Rebecca (Sullivan)
Dotson; married on 6 Dec 1973 at Grundy, VA; Mae Dotson; maiden name Dostson;
age 48; born 3 May 1925 in VA; divorced; this was her 2nd marriage; 6th grade
education; living at Welch, WV; daughter of Parris and Mary (McClanahan) Hunt.


Ellis Dotson

1. U.S. WWII Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Ellis Dotson
Race: White
Age: 20
Relationship to Draftee: Self (Head)
Birth Place: Argo, Kentucky, USA
Birth Date: 4 Jan 1922
Residence Place: Litwar, Mcdowell, West Virginia, USA
Registration Date: 30 Jun 1942
Occupation: Andy Cline Lumber Co
Weight: 170
Complexion: Light
Eye Color: Brown
Hair Color: Brown
Height: 5 10
Next of Kin: Virginia Dotson
Household Members:
Name Relationship
Ellis Dotson Self (Head)"
2. Buchanan Co, VA; Marriage License #73-055597; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Ellis Dotson; age 51; born 4 Jan 1922 in VA; divorced; this was his 2nd marriage;
5th grade education; living at Welch, WV; son of Hannibal and Rebecca (Sullivan)
Dotson; married on 6 Dec 1973 at Grundy, VA; Mae Dotson; maiden name Dostson;
age 48; born 3 May 1925 in VA; divorced; this was her 2nd marriage; 6th grade
education; living at Welch, WV; daughter of Parris and Mary (McClanahan) Hunt.


Mae Hunt

1. Buchanan Co, VA; Marriage License #73-055597; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Ellis Dotson; age 51; born 4 Jan 1922 in VA; divorced; this was his 2nd marriage;
5th grade education; living at Welch, WV; son of Hannibal and Rebecca (Sullivan)
Dotson; married on 6 Dec 1973 at Grundy, VA; Mae Dotson; maiden name Dostson;
age 48; born 3 May 1925 in VA; divorced; this was her 2nd marriage; 6th grade
education; living at Welch, WV; daughter of Parris and Mary (McClanahan) Hunt.
2. Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Mae Dotson
SSN: 235-42-0003
Last Residence:
24801 Welch, Mcdowell, West Virginia, USA
BORN: 3 May 1922
Last Benefit: 24801, Welch, Mcdowell, West Virginia, United States of America
Died: Mar 1981
State (Year) SSN issued: West Virginia (Before 1951)"


James Hershel Bishop

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1965); Page 386; WV Archives Web Site.
James Hershel Bishop; age 18; born 21 Jul 1946 at Davy, WV; single; living at Box 61,
Iaeger, WV; son of Oley Anderson and Blanche (Robinette) Bishop; married on 24 Jul
1965 at Iaeger, WV; Bonnie Lou Dotson; age 17; born 13 Dec 1947 at Mohawk, WV;
single; living at Iaeger, WV; daughter of Ellis and Mae (Hunt) Dotson; with consent of
Oley A. and Blanche Bishop, parents of James Hershel Bishop; and Ellis and Mae
Dotson, parents of Bonnie Lou Dotson.


Bonnie Lou Dotson

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1965); Page 386; WV Archives Web Site.
James Hershel Bishop; age 18; born 21 Jul 1946 at Davy, WV; single; living at Box 61,
Iaeger, WV; son of Oley Anderson and Blanche (Robinette) Bishop; married on 24 Jul
1965 at Iaeger, WV; Bonnie Lou Dotson; age 17; born 13 Dec 1947 at Mohawk, WV;
single; living at Iaeger, WV; daughter of Ellis and Mae (Hunt) Dotson; with consent of
Oley A. and Blanche Bishop, parents of James Hershel Bishop; and Ellis and Mae
Dotson, parents of Bonnie Lou Dotson.
2. Buchanan Co, VA; Marriage License #73-029948; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Ervin Mullins; age 29; born in WV; divorced; this was his 2nd marriage; 6th grade education;
living at Iaeger, WV; son of Melvin and Stella (Steele) Mullins; married on 2 Jul 1973 at Grundy,
VA; Bonnie Lou Bishop, maiden name Dotson; age 25; born 13 Dec 1947 in WV;widow; this
was her second marriage; 4 yrs HS education; living at Welch, WV; daughter of Ellis and Mae
(Hunt) Dotson.
3. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Bonnie Lou Dotson
[Bonnie Lou Bishop]
[Bonnie Mullins]
Gender: Female
Race: White
Birth Date: 13 Dec 1947
Birth Place: Mohawk, West Virginia
[McDowell, West Virginia]
Death Date: Aug 1978
SSN: 234762890
Notes: Jun 1964: Name listed as BONNIE LOU DOTSON;
Aug 1966: Name listed as BONNIE LOU BISHOP;
13 Jan 1975: Name listed as BONNIE LOU MULLINS;
04 Jan 1988: Name listed as BONNIE MULLINS"


Frederick Lee Bishop

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1965); Page 309; WV Archives Web Site.
Frederick Lee Bishop; age 18; born 2 Mar 1947 at Superior, WV; single; living at General
Delivery, Kimball, WV; son of Walter and Ethel (Blevins) Bishop; married on 5 Apr 1965 at
Welch, WV; Judy Fay Bell; age 18; born 25 Jul 1946 in Baltimore, MD; single; living at
Box 686, Gary, WV; daughter of John and Edna (Watkins) Bell; with consent of Ethel Bishop,
mother of Frederick Lee Bishop, parents seperated, mother has custody; and Edna and John
bell, parents of Judy Fay Bell.


Judy Fay Bell

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1965); Page 309; WV Archives Web Site.
Frederick Lee Bishop; age 18; born 2 Mar 1947 at Superior, WV; single; living at General
Delivery, Kimball, WV; son of Walter and Ethel (Blevins) Bishop; married on 5 Apr 1965 at
Welch, WV; Judy Fay Bell; age 18; born 25 Jul 1946 in Baltimore, MD; single; living at
Box 686, Gary, WV; daughter of John and Edna (Watkins) Bell; with consent of Ethel Bishop,
mother of Frederick Lee Bishop, parents seperated, mother has custody; and Edna and John
bell, parents of Judy Fay Bell.


James Denny Bishop

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1965); Page 429; WV Archives Web Site.
James Denny Bishop; age 21; born 16 Jul 1944 at Steeles, WV; single; living at Box 19A,
Iaeger, WV; son of Noah and Wattie (West) Bishop; married on 18 Sep 1965 at Superior,
WV; Patricia Rachel Belcher; age 18; born 5 Nov 1946 at Maitland, WV; single; living at
Box 28, Superior, WV; daughter of Calvin W. and Elizabeth (George) Belcher; with consent
of Calvin W, and Elizabeth Belcher, parents of Patricia Rachel Belcher.


Patricia Rachel Belcher

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1965); Page 429; WV Archives Web Site.
James Denny Bishop; age 21; born 16 Jul 1944 at Steeles, WV; single; living at Box 19A,
Iaeger, WV; son of Noah and Wattie (West) Bishop; married on 18 Sep 1965 at Superior,
WV; Patricia Rachel Belcher; age 18; born 5 Nov 1946 at Maitland, WV; single; living at
Box 28, Superior, WV; daughter of Calvin W. and Elizabeth (George) Belcher; with consent
of Calvin W, and Elizabeth Belcher, parents of Patricia Rachel Belcher.


Sammy Kaye Francis

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1961); Page 94; WV Archives.com Web Site.
Sammy Kaye Francis; age 18; born at Glen Fork, WV; single; living at Clear Fork, WV; son of
Troy and Opal Francis; married on 17 Jun 1961 t Hatcher, WV; Judy Lou Dixon; age 19; born
in Beason, WV; single; living at Turkey Dp?, WV; daughter of Howard and Josephine Dixon.


Judy Lou Dixon

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1961); Page 94; WV Archives.com Web Site.
Sammy Kaye Francis; age 18; born at Glen Fork, WV; single; living at Clear Fork, WV; son of
Troy and Opal Francis; married on 17 Jun 1961 t Hatcher, WV; Judy Lou Dixon; age 19; born
in Beason, WV; single; living at Turkey Dp?, WV; daughter of Howard and Josephine Dixon.


James Kennedy

1. 1920 Census, Summit Co, OH; Akron Township; Akron; taken on 6 Jan 1920; Page 207A; Image 7 of 30;
Family #56/78.
Listed as James Kennedy; age 39; born in KY; married; building carpenter; head of household.


Cora Lee Powell

1. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; taken on 21 Jun 1900; Page 250A; Image
23 of 65; Family #200/200.
Listed as Cora Powell; age 14; born in Feb 1886 in WV; at school; in household of father, Daniel F. Powell.
2. 1920 Census, Summit Co, OH; Akron Township; Akron; taken on 6 Jan 1920; Page 207A; Image 7 of 30;
Family #56/78.
Listed as Cora Kennedy; age 33; born in WV; married; in household of husband, James Kennedy.
3. 1930 Census, Sullivan Co, TN; 11th District; Kingsport; East Ward; taken on 24 Apr 1930; Page 165A;
Image 59 of 88; Family #568/624.
Listed as Cora Kennedy; age 44; born in VA; married at 16; in household of son-in-law, Mike Kabool.
4. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; E.D. 24-59; taken on 27 Aor 1940; Page 1163A;
Image 27 of 64; Household #224.
Listed as Cora Kennedy; age 54; born in WV; widow; 8th grade education; lived in same place on 1 Apr
1935; in household of brother, Thomas Powell.
5. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1944); Page 201; WV Archives Web Site.
Shelvin Reed; age 30; born and living at Iaeger, WV; widowed; married on 20 Apr 1944 at Welch, WV; Cora
Powell; age 51; born at Iaeger, WV; divorced; living at Iaeger, WV.
6. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #'62 011385; WV Archives Web Site.
Cora Lee Reed; age 76; born 1 Feb 1886 in WV; married; housewife; living at Iaeger, WV; daughter of Dan
and Elizabeth (Asbury) Powell; died3 Aug 1962 in Welch Emergency Hospital, Welch, WV; due to cardiac
insufficency; congestive heart failure; buried 5 Aug 1962 in Powell Cemetery, Iaeger, WV; informant, Shelvin
Reed, Iaeger, WV.


Clarence Kennedy

1. 1920 Census, Summit Co, OH; Akron Township; Akron; taken on 6 Jan 1920; Page 207A; Image 7 of 30;
Family #56/78.
Listed as Clarence Kennedy; age 17; born in WV; carpenter helper; in household of father, James Kennedy.


Stella Kennedy

1. 1920 Census, Summit Co, OH; Akron Township; Akron; taken on 6 Jan 1920; Page 207A; Image 7 of 30;
Family #56/78.
Listed as Stella Kennedy; age 13; born in VA; in household of father, James Kennedy.


Carl Kennedy

1. 1920 Census, Summit Co, OH; Akron Township; Akron; taken on 6 Jan 1920; Page 207A; Image 7 of 30;
Family #56/78.
Listed as Carl Kennedy; age 5; born in NC; in household of father, James Kennedy.
2. 1930 Census, Sullivan Co, TN; 11th District; Kingsport; East Ward; taken on 24 Apr 1930; Page 165A;
Image 59 of 88; Family #568/624.
Listed as Carl Kennedy; age 16; born in NC; grocery salesman in household of brother-in-law, Mike Kabool,
with mother, Cora Lee Powell Kennedy.
3. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 22 Dec 2013.
Carl Kennedy; born in 1914; died in 1937; buried here; headstone photo shown; "IN LOVING REMEMBERANCE *
GONE BUT NOT FORGOTTEN".


Ballard Lacy Dixon Sr

1. Stafford Funeral Home; Posted Obit.
"Ballard Lacy Dixon, Sr., 68, of Oceana, WV passed away on Thursday December 14, 2017 at his home
following a short illness. He was born on July 17, 1949 in Oceana, WV a son of the late Howard Lacy and
Josephine Beavers Dixon. In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by a son Anthony James Dixon;
and two brothers Howard "Fillmore" Dixon and Charles Dudney Dixon. Survivors include his loving wife
Wilhelmina Phillips Dixon; a daughter Amy (Ron) Daniels of Pineville; a son Ballard Dixon, Jr. of Oceana;
four grandchildren Whitney Dixon, Dakota Dixon, Dylan Daniels and Logan Daniels; a great granddaughter
Olivia Tate; two sisters Judy Francis (Sam) of Glen Fork and Mary Cline Ellison of Pineville; and a host of
other loving family and friends. Funeral services will be held at 7:00 PM on Wednesday December 20, 2017
in the Chapel of Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco with Rev. Sam Francis and Rev. Leonard Sizemore
officiating. He will be laid to rest in Dixon Family Cemetery, Oceana, WV. ..."


John Leslie Wirt Jr

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1936); Page 201; WV Archives Web Site.
John Wirt; age 21; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; miner; living at Eckman, WV; son of
John and Pearl; married on 20 Jun 1936 at Welch, WV; Marie Collins; age 18; born in Mingo
Co, WV; single; living at Welch, WV; daughter of Fletcher and Anna".
2. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 2 Aug 2014.
John L. Wirt; born 13 May 1916; died 12 Nov 1974; buried here; double headstone photo shown
with wife Marie Collins Wirt' "IN GOD WE TRUST".


Glennis Marie Collins

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Twin Branch; taken on 5 Apr 1930; Page 43A;
Image 15 of 57; Family #131/141.
Listed as Marie Collins; age 11; born in WV; in household of father, Fletcher L. Collins.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1936); Page 201; WV Archives Web Site.
John Wirt; age 21; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; miner; living at Eckman, WV; son of
John and Pearl; married on 20 Jun 1936 at Welch, WV; Marie Collins; age 18; born in Mingo
Co, WV; single; living at Welch, WV; daughter of Fletcher and Anna".
3. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 2 Aug 2014.
Marie G.. Wirt; born 26 Aug 1918; died 9 Aug 2013; buried here; double headstone photo shown
with husband, John L. Wirt, Jr; "IN GOD WE TRUST".


Alonzo "Lon" "Buck" Williams

1. McDowell Co, WV; WW I Draft Registration Card #4811; 12 Sep 1918; LDS Web Site.
Alonzo Williams; age 18; born 18 Jul 1900; Negro; living at Switchback, WV; laborer; employed by
Pocahontas Fuel Co, Switchback, WV; nearest relative, Virgie Williams, Roxboro, NC; short with
slender build; brown eyes and black hair.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1927); Page 135; WV Archives Web Site.
Alonzo E. Williams; age 28; born in Person Co, NC; single; black; barber; living at Keystone, WV; son
of E.D. and Virginia Williams; married on 20 Jun 1927 at Welch, WV; nannie Cecil; age 23; born in
Tazewell Co, VA; single; black; daughter of William and Lula Cecil.
3. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 29 Dec 2013.
Lon "Buck" Williams; born in 1900; died 4 Jun 1957; buried here; headstone photo shown;
"HERE LIES LON (BUCK) WILLIAMS FRIEND OF DR. IRVINE SAUNDERS"