McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families and Individuals

Notes


Quincy James Steele

1. Dickenson Co, VA; Marriage License #77 014283; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Quincy James Steele; age 19; born 26 Mar 1958 in WV; single; this is his 1st marriage; 1 yr HS
education; living at Iaeger, WV; son of Louie Herbert and Martha Elizabeth (Cole) Steele; married on
22 Apr 1977 in Clintwood, VA; Della Mae Cline; age 16; born 25 Feb 1961 in WV; single; this is her 1st
marriage; 7th grade education; living at Panther, WV; daughter of James Bandy and Melissa
(Blankenship) Cline.


Ruby Gillespie

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Mohegan; E.D. 24-37; taken on 8 Apr
1940; Page 749A; Image 12 of 35; Household #89.
Listed as Ruby Gillespie; age 1; born in WV; in household of father, Marion R. Gillespie.


Ollie Mae Gillespie

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns creek District; taken 12 Apr 1930; Page 70A; Image 11 of
47; Family #97/100.
Listed as Olly M. Gillespie; age 1 mon; born in WV; in household of father, Marion R. Gillespie.
2. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Mohegan; E.D. 24-37; taken on 8 Apr
1940; Page 749A; Image 12 of 35; Household #89.
Listed as Ollie Mae Gillespie; age 10; born in WV; 1st grade education; attending school; lived in
same place on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Marion R. Gillespie.


John Moran

1. "Reference Book of Wyoming Co", Bowman, page 474.
Hortensia Evans married Stephen Hubbard Moran. Children were: Eli, Mrs. Epp
Green, Vina (married Joe Wood), and Drury D. (married Mattie Williams).
2. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; taken on 15 Apr 1910; Page 124A;
Family #18/20.
Listed as John Moran; age 28; born in WV; married once for 6 yrs; laborer in coal mine; head of
household.
3. Wyoming Co, WV; WW I Draft Registration Card #524; Pineville, WV Draft Board; 12 Sep 1918.
John Moran; age 37; born on 27 Sep 1881; living at Bud, Wyoming Co, WV; farmer; nearest relative,
Dollie Moran, Bud, WV; 6'1" tall with slender build; blue eyes and dark hair.
4. Wyoming Co, WV Web Site, Cemeteries
http://members.aol.com/jlcooke2/cemetery.htm
John Moran; born on 27 Sep 1882; died on 29 Sep 1956; buried in Moran
Cemetery, Workman Branch, Wyoming Co, WV
5. FamilySearch.com, LDS Web Site, Hortensia Evans search, 7 Sep 2001;
submitted by Lynn Sexton, 145 Tioga Way, Tracy, CA 95376.
John Moran; born on 27 Sep 1882 in Wyoming Co, WV; died on 29 Sep 1956 at Welch, WV.


Susan Luemma Wood

1. "Raleigh Co, WV; Marriages 1850-1911; Ronald R. Turner.
Pleasant Bolen; age 19; married on 19 Nov 1900 in Raleigh Co, WV; Susan L. Wood; age 16; born in
Wyoming Co, WV.
2. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by Patty Greene; 13 Jan 2009; maintained by Paul Moran.
" Susan Luemma “Emma” Wood Bolen Moran
Birth 14 Jan 1884
Maben, Wyoming County, West Virginia, USA
Death 1977 (aged 92–93)
Oceana, Wyoming County, West Virginia, USA
Burial
Palm Memorial Gardens
Matheny, Wyoming County, West Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 32890754"

Additional Information Posted:
"Daughter of John Michael Wood (1856-1947) & Angeline Workman-Wood (1860-1897).

"Sister of James Anderson Wood (1879-Deceased), Mary Elizabeth Wood-Harris (1891-Deceased) & Stephen Wood (1892-Deceased).

:Married to Pleasant Bolen (1882-1915) on November 19, 1900 in Raleigh County, WV (per WV Marriage License Register, Raleigh County, WV, 1900, Page 206, Application Date: November 17, 1900).

"Mother of Icie Bolen-Church (1908-Deceased) & Opie C. Bolen (1910-1996).

"Also married to John Moran (1882-1959) after 1918."


James "Jim" Nardi Ross

1. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; Susannah; taken on 13 Jan 1920; Page 23B; Image
4 of 48; Family #40/45.
Listed as Jim Ross; age 42; born in Italy; married; alien; immigranted to US in 1907; coal miner; head
of household.
2. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; Warriormines; E,D, 24-20; taken on 23 Apr 1940;
Page 379B; Image 18 of 62; Household #146.
Listed as James Ross; age 56; born in Italy; widowed; no education; naturalized citizen; lived in same
place on 1 Apr 1935; coal miner; in household of sister (sic, sister-in-law), Orpha Reynolds Ross.
3. Russell Co, VA; Marriage License #34978; VA Marriage Records, 1936-2014; Ancestry.com Web Site.
James Roos age 77; born in Italy; widowed; one previous marriage; living at War, WV; son of Anthony and Polly
(Tobey) Ross; married on 9 Nov 1959 at Lenanon, VA; Orpha Ross; age 55; born in McDowell Co, WV; widow;
one previous marriage; Maiden name, Orpha Reynolds; living at War, WV; daughter of Elisha and Polly (Hicks)
Reynolds.
4. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #'65 002066; WV Archives Web Site.
James Ross; age 84; born 19 Dec 1881 in Cellere, Italy; married; SS# 234-28-3717; living at War, WV;
son of Toney and Polly Ross; died 25 Feb 1965 in Grace Hospital, Welch, WV; due to arteriosclerotic
heart disease with congestive failure; buried 28 Feb 1965 in Grandview Memory Garden, Bluefield, VA.
5. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Grandvie Memory Garden, Bluefield, Tazewell Co, VA; submitted by Sammie
Wade; 13 May 2012.
James Ross; born 19 Dec 1881 in Italy; died 25 Feb 1965 at Welch, WV; buried here; no grave marker photo
shown.


Orpha Reynolds

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1917); Page 293; WV Archives Web Site.
John Nardi (later, Ross); age 29; born in Italy; single; miner; living at Caretta, WV; son of Tony ans Appolina ;
married on 9 Jan 1917 at Caretta, WV; Orpha Reynolds; age 18; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; daughter
of W.E. and Polly.
2. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; Warriormines; E,D, 24-20; taken on 23 Apr 1940;
Page 379B; Image 18 of 62; Household #146.
Listed as Orpha Ross; age 35; born in WV; widow; 3rd grade education; lived in same place on 1 Apr 1935;
no listed occupation; head of household.
3. Russell Co, VA; Marriage License #34978; VA Marriage Records, 1936-2014; Ancestry.com Web Site.
James Roos age 77; born in Italy; widowed; one previous marriage; living at War, WV; son of Anthony and Polly
(Tobey) Ross; married on 9 Nov 1959 at Lenanon, VA; Orpha Ross; age 55; born in McDowell Co, WV; widow;
one previous marriage; Maiden name, Orpha Reynolds; living at War, WV; daughter of Elisha and Polly (Hicks)
Reynolds.
4. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Orpha Reynolds Ross
[Orpha Ross]
[Orpha Reynolds Reynolds]
SSN: 235280133
Gender: Female
Race: White
Birth Date: 6 Sep 1903
Birth Place: McDowell, West Virginia
Death Date: Jan 1978
Father: William Reynolds
Mother: Polly Hicks
Type of Claim: Original SSN.
Notes: Apr 1940: Name listed as ORPHA REYNOLDS ROSS; 30 Dec 1987: Name listed as ORPHA ROSS"


Thomas Lawrence Addair Jr

1. Russell Co, VA; Marriage License #2210; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Thomas Lawrence Addair, Jr; age 18; born in Raysal, WV; single; student; living in Yukon, WV;
son of Thomas Lawrence and Virginia (Sparks) Addair; married on 25 Jan 1960 in Lebanon,
VA; Norma Jean Mullins; age 17; born in Iaeger, WV; single; student; living in Coalwood, WV;
daughter of Wilson and Carrie (Goins) Mullins.
2. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Thomas Lawrence Addair Jr
[Thomas Addair Jr]
Gender: Male
Race: White
Birth Date: 1 Feb 1942
Birth Place: Raysal McDow, West Virginia
Death Date: Sep 1979
Father: Tom L Addair
Mother: Virginia L Sparks
SSN: 235649448
Notes: Sep 1958: Name listed as THOMAS LAWRENCE ADDAIR JR;
30 Dec 1987: Name listed as THOMAS ADDAIR"
3. Find A Grave Index, 1600s-Current; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Larry Addair
Birth Date: 1 Feb 1942
Birth Place: West Virginia, United States of America
Death Date: 11 Sep 1979
Death Place: West Virginia, United States of America
Cemetery: Riffe Cemetery
Burial or Cremation Place: McDowell County, West Virginia, United States of America
Has Bio?: N
URL: https://www.findagrave.com/mem..."


Norma Jean Mullins

1. Russell Co, VA; Marriage License #2210; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Thomas Lawrence Addair, Jr; age 18; born in Raysal, WV; single; student; living in Yukon, WV;
son of Thomas Lawrence and Virginia (Sparks) Addair; married on 25 Jan 1960 in Lebanon,
VA; Norma Jean Mullins; age 17; born in Iaeger, WV; single; student; living in Coalwood, WV;
daughter of Wilson and Carrie (Goins) Mullins.


Charles Wesley King

1. Wythe Co, VA; Marriage License #6258; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Charles Wesley King; age 38; born in Wythe Co, VA; divorced; miner; living at Austinville, VA;
son of John Henry and Mollie (Groseclose) King; married on 5 Mar 1938 at Wytheville, VA;
Edith Thelma Walls; age 18; born in Pulaski Co, VA; single; living in Austinville, VA; daughter
of William J. and Lillian Jane (Martin) Walls.


Edith Thelma Walls

1. Wythe Co, VA; Marriage License #6258; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Charles Wesley King; age 38; born in Wythe Co, VA; divorced; miner; living at Austinville, VA;
son of John Henry and Mollie (Groseclose) King; married on 5 Mar 1938 at Wytheville, VA;
Edith Thelma Walls; age 18; born in Pulaski Co, VA; single; living in Austinville, VA; daughter
of William J. and Lillian Jane (Martin) Walls.


Bonnie Sue King

1. Douglas Mortuary, Welch, WV; Posted Obit.
"Bonnie Sue King, 72, of Caretta passed away Saturday, May 12, 2018 in Welch Community Hospital.
" Born October 7, 1945 in Coalwood she was the daughter of the late Charles Wesley King, and the late Edith Thelma Blevins and step father Carson Blevins. She was a homemaker.
"Those left to cherish her memory are her daughter, Melissa Dickinson of Catawba, SC; a brother, James L. Blevins of Havaco; three sisters, Shirley Mullins of Winston-Salem, NC, Betty Leach of Conover, NC, and Linda Collins of Caretta; and many nieces and nephews.
"Bonnie’s wish was to be cremated and the family has honored her wish.
"The Douglas Mortuary of Welch is serving the family."