McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families and Individuals

Notes


Titus Dalton Byrd

1. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1995"; McDowell County Historical Society;
1995; "The Honorable Robert C. Byrd"; article; Pages 107-108; submitted by Geneva Steele, PO Box
37-B, Paynesville, WV 24873.


Vlurma

1. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1995"; McDowell County Historical Society;
1995; "The Honorable Robert C. Byrd"; article; Pages 107-108; submitted by Geneva Steele, PO Box
37-B, Paynesville, WV 24873.


Cornelius Calvin Sale Sr

1. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1995"; McDowell County Historical Society;
1995; "The Honorable Robert C. Byrd"; article; Pages 107-108; submitted by Geneva Steele, PO Box
37-B, Paynesville, WV 24873.
2. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by C. Fairchild; 3 Dec 2013.
" Cornelius Calvin Sale, Sr
Birth 1 May 1874
Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA
Death 8 Jan 1945 (aged 70)
North Wilkesboro, Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA
Burial
Mountlawn Memorial Park
North Wilkesboro, Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA
Memorial ID 121171835 "

Additional Information Posted:
"Son of James Sale and Martha Henderson; husband of 1) Ada Mae Kirby and 2) Ola Ethel Sale. He was married twice more, once to a Holloway and another woman, name unknown to me. Father of Cornelius Calvin Sale, Jr. who was adopted and renamed Robert Carlyle Byrd, US Senator from West Virginia. This Cornelius' death certificate says he was buried at Hinshaw Baptist Church, but Hinshaw does not have a cemetery, however, within walking distance of two blocks is the North Wilkesboro Town Cemetery, formerly "Baptist Cemetery", and his first wife is buried there, but in doing research at Mountlawn, I found him buried with his 4th and last wife and son, Jimmy Q."


Ada Mae Kirby

1. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1995"; McDowell County Historical Society;
1995; "The Honorable Robert C. Byrd"; article; Pages 107-108; submitted by Geneva Steele, PO Box
37-B, Paynesville, WV 24873.
2. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by Robert Libby; 29 Jun 2010.
" Ada Mae Kirby Sale
Birth 28 Mar 1887
Iredell County, North Carolina, USA
Death 10 Nov 1918 (aged 31)
North Wilkesboro, Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA
Burial
North Wilkesboro Town Cemetery
North Wilkesboro, Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA
Memorial ID 54264722"

Additional Information Posted:
"Daughter of James Kirby & Ella Rebecca Lawrence.
Married Cornelius Calvin Sale.
COD: pneumonia from Spanish flu.

"Birth Mother of Robert Carlyle Byrd US Congressman. His original name was Cornelius Calvin Sale, Jr. Adopted by his aunt & uncle Titus Byrd & Vlurma Sale after Ada's death."


Clyde James Sale

1. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1995"; McDowell County Historical Society;
1995; "The Honorable Robert C. Byrd"; article; Pages 107-108; submitted by Geneva Steele, PO Box
37-B, Paynesville, WV 24873.
2. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by Barbara Spears Pipek; 4 Oct 2013.
" Clyde James Sales
Birth 31 Jan 1907
Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA
Death 13 Nov 1982 (aged 75)
Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA
Burial
Calvary Baptist Church Cemetery
North Wilkesboro, Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA
Memorial ID 118178300"


Reuben Ratmal Sale

1. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1995"; McDowell County Historical Society;
1995; "The Honorable Robert C. Byrd"; article; Pages 107-108; submitted by Geneva Steele, PO Box
37-B, Paynesville, WV 24873.
2. Wilkes Co, NC; WW II Draft Registration Card #1929; 16 Oct 1940; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Reuben Rathmal Sale; age 28; born 23 Aug 1912 in Lenoir, NC; living at 520 B Street, North
Wilkesboro, NC; employed by P.E. Brown Lumber Co, Cherry St, N. Wilkesboro, NC; person who will
always know address, Mr. Cornelius Calvin Sale, father; at same address; 5' 11" tall; 170 lbs; gray
eyes; black hair; and light complexion.


William Sale

1. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1995"; McDowell County Historical Society;
1995; "The Honorable Robert C. Byrd"; article; Pages 107-108; submitted by Geneva Steele, PO Box
37-B, Paynesville, WV 24873.


Joe William "Bill" Buckberry Jr

1. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1995"; McDowell County Historical Society;
1995; "Jack and Emily Wolestencroft, Miner"; Article; Page 264; submitted by Lilly W. Buckberry,
103 Garden Lane, Lewisburg, WV 24901-1036.


Anna Cullen Nuckels

1. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1995"; McDowell County Historical Society;
1995; "Jack and Emily Wolestencroft, Miner"; Article; Page 264; submitted by Lilly W. Buckberry,
103 Garden Lane, Lewisburg, WV 24901-1036.


Thomas William "Tom" Buckberry

1. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1995"; McDowell County Historical Society;
1995; "Jack and Emily Wolestencroft, Miner"; Article; Page 264; submitted by Lilly W. Buckberry,
103 Garden Lane, Lewisburg, WV 24901-1036.


Margaret Louise Cooper

1. Russell Co, VA; Marriage License #81-010618; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Scotty Bishop; age 26; born 9 Dec 1954 in logan Co, WV; divorced; this is his 2nd marriage; first
marriage ended 20 Mar 1981; 10th grade education; living at Box 1012, Oceana, WV; son of Chester
and Verna (Belcher) Bishop; married on 23 Mar 1981 in the United Methodist Church, Lebanon, VA;
Margaret Louise Hutchinson; maiden name, Cooper; age 30; born 16 Apr 1950 in Pineville, WV;
divorced; this is her 2nd marriage; first marriage ended 16 Feb 1978; 2nd grade education; living at
Box 19, Matheny, WV; daughter of Dale Conrad and Lucy (Morefield) Cooper.


Ralph Obrey Johnson

1. Tazewell Co, VA; Marriage License #30832; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Ralph Obrey Johnson; age 22; born in Jewel Ridge, VA; single; miner; living at Rt 1, Bluefield, VA;
son of Charles W. and Bessie M. (Brewster) Johnson; married on 8 Oct 1948 in Tazewell, VA; Bonnie
Helena Carr; age 18; born in Floyd Co, VA; single; living at Tip Top, VA; daughter of Eldridge I. and
Ethel Audrey (Craighead) Carr.


Bonnie Helena Carr

1. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1999"; 1999; By Geneva Steel, Tom Hatcher
and Sandra Long; "Eldridge and Ethel A. Craighead Carr"; article; Pages 111-112; submitted by June
Carr, Box 1524, Bluefield, WV 24701; written by Ethel A. Craighead Carr.
2. Virginia, Birth Records, 1912-2016, Delayed Birth Records, 1854-1911; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Bonnie Hylena Carr
Birth Date: 19 Apr 1930
Birth Place: Floyd, Virginia, USA"
3. 1940 Census, Tazewell Co, VA; Clear Fork District; Tip Top; E.D. 93-6; taken 22 Apr 1940; Page 185B;
Image 39 of 51; Household #48.
Listed as Bonnie H. Carr; age 10; born in VA; 3rd grade education; attending school; lived in War, WV
on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Eldridge I. Carr.
4. Tazewell Co, VA; Marriage License #30832; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Ralph Obrey Johnson; age 22; born in Jewel Ridge, VA; single; miner; living at Rt 1, Bluefield, VA;
son of Charles W. and Bessie M. (Brewster) Johnson; married on 8 Oct 1948 in Tazewell, VA; Bonnie
Helena Carr; age 18; born in Floyd Co, VA; single; living at Tip Top, VA; daughter of Eldridge I. and
Ethel Audrey (Craighead) Carr.


Bernice Carr

1. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1999"; 1999; By Geneva Steel, Tom Hatcher
and Sandra Long; "Eldridge and Ethel A. Craighead Carr"; article; Pages 111-112; submitted by June
Carr, Box 1524, Bluefield, WV 24701; written by Ethel A. Craighead Carr.


Roy Lee Carr

1. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1999"; 1999; By Geneva Steel, Tom Hatcher
and Sandra Long; "Eldridge and Ethel A. Craighead Carr"; article; Pages 111-112; submitted by June
Carr, Box 1524, Bluefield, WV 24701; written by Ethel A. Craighead Carr.
2. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by Richard Wright; 21 Apr 2016; maintained by kmwebb.
" Roy Lee Carr
Birth 2 Aug 1946
Tazewell, Tazewell County, Virginia, USA
Death 19 Apr 2016 (aged 69)
Smyrna, Kent County, Delaware, USA
Burial
Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemetery
Bear, New Castle County, Delaware, USA"

Additional Information Posted:
"Roy Lee Carr(1946 - 2016)
"Roy Lee Carr

"AGE: 69 • Smyrna

"Roy Lee Carr, age 69, of Smyrna, DE, passed away on Tuesday, April 19, 2016. He was born August 2, 1946 in Tazewell, VA, the son of the late Eldridge and Ethel Carr of North Tazewell, VA. He served his country with honor in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother, Jack Melvin Carr; and three nephews, Eldridge Johnson, Donnie Johnson and John Carr.

"He is survived by his loving wife of 47 years, Deborah; two sons, William Carr of Delaware County, PA and Frank Carr and his wife Nicole also of Delaware County, PA; two granddaughters, Amanda and Victoria Carr, and two grandsons, Damian and Julian Carr, all of Delaware County, PA; three sisters, Bonnie Johnson of Delaware City, DE, June Carr of North Tazewell, VA and Bernice Horn of Springville, VA; his brother, Larry Carr and his wife Peggy of Cedar Bluff, VA; his sister-in-law, Esther Carr of North Tazewell, VA; and many nieces and nephews.

"A viewing will be held on Tuesday, April 26, 2016 from 10 am to 11:30 am in the Faries Funeral Chapel, located at 29 S. Main St. in Smyrna. Funeral services will begin at 11:30 am. Burial with military honors will follow at the Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Bear, DE. In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to the American Legion Post 14, PO Box 345, Smyrna, DE 19977 or to the VFW Post 8801, 4941 Wheatleys Pond Rd., Smyrna, DE 19977.

"Funeral Home
Faries Funeral Home
29 South Main Street Smyrna, DE 19977

"Published in The News Journal on Apr. 21, 2016"