McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families and Individuals

Notes


Christopher Columbus Blevins

1. 1910 Census; McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; taken on 22 Apr 1910; Page 82A; Image
7 of 31; Family #66/67.
Listed as Christopher C. Blevins; age 4; born in WV; in household of father, Robert B. Blevins.
2. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; taken on 15 Mar 1920; Page 247B; Image
25 of 35; Family #249/253.
Listed as Columbus Blevins; age 13; born in WV; in household of father, Robert B. Blevins.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1934); Page 308; WV Archives Web Site.
C.C. Blevins; age 26; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; miner; living at Avondale, WV; son of R.B. and
Mary; married on 16 Apr 1934 in Avondale, WV; Cytha Jones; age 22; born in McDowell Co, WV;
single; living at Avondale, WV; daughter of Parish and Catherine.
4. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Blankenship/Blevins Cemetery, Iaeger, McDowell Co, WV; submitted
by Sue Blevins Kovack; 16 Jun 2009.
Christopher C. Blevins; born in 1906; died in 1969; buried here; headstone photo shown.


Jerry Synthia Jones

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Lex; E.D. 24-60; taken on 16 April 1940;
Page 1198A; Image 33 of 132; Household #250.
Listed as Jerry C. Jones; age 28; born in WV; married; 7th grade education; lived in same place on
1 Apr 1935; coal miner; in household of father, Paris Jones.


William H. Bowman

1. 1900 Census, Patrict Co, VA; Dan River District; taken 25 Jun 1900; Page 58B; Family #372/375.
Listed as William H. Bowman; age 8; born in Apr 1882 (sic, 1892) in VA; living in household of father,
Isaac H. Bowman.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1922); Page 356; WV Archives Web Site.
W.H. Bowman; age 28; born in Patrick Co, VA; widowed; miner; living at Thorpe, WV; son of Henry
and A.M.; married on 22 Jan 1922 in Welch, WV; Susie Pace; age 19; born in Stokes Co, NC; single;
daughter of W.D. and Hattie.


Susie Pace

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1922); Page 356; WV Archives Web Site.
W.H. Bowman; age 28; born in Patrick Co, VA; widowed; miner; living at Thorpe, WV; son of Henry
and A.M.; married on 22 Jan 1922 in Welch, WV; Susie Pace; age 19; born in Stokes Co, NC; single;
daughter of W.D. and Hattie.
2.1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Ridge between Laural and Rock House
Creeks; taken 24 Apr 1930; Page 151B; Image 62 of 68; Family #552/694.
Listed as Susie Roark; age 28; born in NC; married at 24; in household of husband, Clifford Roark.


Coy Bowman

1.1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Ridge between Laural and Rock House
Creeks; taken 24 Apr 1930; Page 151B; Image 62 of 68; Family #552/694.
Listed as Raymond Bowman; age 7; born in WV; in household of step-father, Clifford Roark, with
mother.


Clifford Bonzy Roark

1. 1910 Census, Ashe Co, NC; North Fork Township; taken on 19 Apr 1910; Page 206B; Image 8
of 40; Family #63/63.
Listed as Clifford Roark; age 7; born in NC; in household of grandfather, Isaac Roark.
2. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; taken on 19 Feb 1920; Page 104B; Image
32 of 38; Family #279/280.
Listed as Clifford Roark; age 16; born in NC; in household of grandfather, Isaac Roark.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1920); Page 277; WV Archives Web Site.
Clifford Roark; age 21; born in Ashe Co, NC; single; miner; living at Cucumber, WV; son of Isaac
(sic, Isaac was his grandfather) and Cora; married on 10 Apr 1920 at Newhall, WV; Agnes
Eastridge; age 19; born in Smyth Co, VA; single; daughter of Guy and Rosa.
4.1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Ridge between Laural and Rock House
Creeks; taken 24 Apr 1930; Page 151B; Image 62 of 68; Family #552/694.
Listed as Clifford Roark; age 27; born in NC; married at 23; track man in coal mine; head of
household.
5. WWII Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Clifford Bonzy Roark
Race: White
Age: 38
Relationship to Draftee: Self (Head)
Birth Date: 27 Mar 1903
Birth Place: Ashland, North Carolina, USA
Residence Place: Rock House, Mcdowell, West Virginia, USA
Registration Date: 16 Feb 1942
Registration Place: Rock House, Mcdowell, West Virginia, USA
Employer: Koppers Coal Division
Weight: 150
Complexion: Ruddy
Eye Color: Gray
Hair Color: Brown
Height: 5 7
Next of Kin: Susie Roark
Household Members:
Name Relationship
Clifford Bonzy Roark Self (Head)"
6. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by kenneth bowen; 18 Apr 2013.
" Clifford Roark
Birth 29 Mar 1903
Death 17 Aug 1973 (aged 70)
Burial
Rock House Cemetery
Carswell, McDowell County, West Virginia, USA "


Susie Pace

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1922); Page 356; WV Archives Web Site.
W.H. Bowman; age 28; born in Patrick Co, VA; widowed; miner; living at Thorpe, WV; son of Henry
and A.M.; married on 22 Jan 1922 in Welch, WV; Susie Pace; age 19; born in Stokes Co, NC; single;
daughter of W.D. and Hattie.
2.1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Ridge between Laural and Rock House
Creeks; taken 24 Apr 1930; Page 151B; Image 62 of 68; Family #552/694.
Listed as Susie Roark; age 28; born in NC; married at 24; in household of husband, Clifford Roark.


Mavis Roark

1.1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Ridge between Laural and Rock House
Creeks; taken 24 Apr 1930; Page 151B; Image 62 of 68; Family #552/694.
Listed as Mavis Roark; age 2 yrs, 10 mons; born in WV; in household of father, Clifford B. Roark.


Lucille Roark

1.1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Ridge between Laural and Rock House
Creeks; taken 24 Apr 1930; Page 151B; Image 62 of 68; Family #552/694.
Listed as LucilleRoark; age 1 yr, 1 mon; born in WV; in household of father, Clifford B. Roark.


Dewey Goodman

1. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Clear Fork District, taken on 27 Apr 1910, Page 243B, Family #130.
Listed as Dewes Goodman, age 4, born in WV, in household of father, David A. Goodman.
2. 1920 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Baileysville District; taken on 14 Jan 1920; Page 139A;
Family #76/79.
Listed as Dewey Goodman; age 13; born in WV; in household of father, David A. Goodman.
3. Wyoming Co, WV; Death Certificate #11353; WV Archives Web Site.
Dewey Goodman; age 36 yrs, 10 mons, 28 days; born 20 Sep 1911 at Clearfork, WV; married;
husband of Maxine Goodman; WW II veteran; SS# 231-05-7096; living at Hatcher, WV; son of
David and Marinda (Toler) Goodman; died 18 Aug 1948 at Lynco, WV; due to slate fall; buried
21 Aug 1948 in Morgan Cemetery, Simon, WV; informant, Mrs. Dewey Goodman, Hatcher, WV.


Charles Henry Kitchen

1. "Brownfield Ivey Meyers... Family Tree"; posted by LPBrownfield.
"Charles Henry Kitchen
1910–1978
Birth 16 MAR 1910 • Princess, Boyd County, Kentucky, USA
Death 1 MAR 1978 • Wescosville, Lehigh, Pennsylvania, USA"
2. 1910 Census, Boyd Co, KY; Geyer Bridge; Princess Village; taken 26 Apr 1910; Page 127B; Image
16 of 32; Family #136/137.
Listed as Charles H. Kitchen; age on month; born in KY; in household of father, Charles Kitchen.
3. 1920 Census, Boyd Co, KY; Geyer Bridge; taken 23 Jan 1920; Page 99A; Image 13 of 23;
Family #127/128.
Listed as Charles Kitchen; age 8; born in KY; in household of father, Charles Kitchen.
4. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Welch; taken 2 Apr 1930; Page 248A; Image
4 of 21; Family #42.
Listed as Charley Kitchen; age 19; born in KY; single; truck driver; in household of father,
Charles Kitchen.
5. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1932); Page 284; WV Archives Website.
Charles Kitchen, Jr; age 22; born in Pike (sic, Boyd) Co, KY; single; truck driver; living at Welch, WV;
son of Charles and Ora; married on 18 Mar 1932 in Welch, WV; Lena Runyon; age 21; born in
McDowell Co, WV; single; living in Welch, WV; daughter of Mellie and Polly.
6. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Junior Poca; E.D. 24-40; taken 24 Apr 1940;
Page 795A; Image 29 of 36; Household #183.
Listed as Charlie H. Kitchen; age 31; born in KY; married; 5th grade education; lived in same place
on 1 Apr 1935; private truck driver; in household of father, Charles Kitchen.
7. McDowell Co, WV; WW II Draft Registration Card #602; 27 Apr 1942; Ancestry.com Website.
Charles Henry Kitchen; age 30; born 16 Mar 1910 in Princess, KY; employed by R.S. Collins; in
Davy, WV; person who will always know address, Mrs. Oral May Kitchen, General Delivery, Welch,
WV; 6' 2" tall; 165 lbs; brown eyes; brown hair; light complexion.
8. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1951); Page 134; WV Archives Web Site.
Charles H. Kitchen; age 41; born in Princess, KY; divorced; living at Welch, WV; married on 13 Apr
1951 in Iaeger, WV; Bessie Mae Kitchen; age 43; born in Wilcoe, WV; divorced; living at Welch, WV.


Lena Runyon

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1932); Page 284; WV Archives Website.
Charles Kitchen, Jr; age 22; born in Pike (sic, Boyd) Co, KY; single; truck driver; living at Welch, WV;
son of Charles and Ora; married on 18 Mar 1932 in Welch, WV; Lena Runyon; age 21; born in
McDowell Co, WV; single; living in Welch, WV; daughter of Mellie and Polly.


Elwood Lester

1. Buchanan Co, VA; Marriage License #65-023413; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Elwood Lester; age 17; born in McDowell Co, WV; singe; no previous marriage; laborer; living at
Paynesville, WV; son of Lloyd and Cynthia (Lester) Lester; married on 23 Jul 1965 in Grundy, VA;
Loraine Stacy; age 14; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; no previous marriage; living at Paynesville,
WV; daughter of Burl and Sitha (Lester) Stacy.


Loraine Stacy

1. Buchanan Co, VA; Marriage License #65-023413; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Elwood Lester; age 17; born in McDowell Co, WV; singe; no previous marriage; laborer; living at
Paynesville, WV; son of Lloyd and Cynthia (Lester) Lester; married on 23 Jul 1965 in Grundy, VA;
Loraine Stacy; age 14; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; no previous marriage; living at Paynesville,
WV; daughter of Burl and Sitha (Lester) Stacy.
2. Buchanan Co, VA; Marriage License #19050; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Emmett Baker; age 49; born 7 Jul 1929 in WV; divorced; this is his 4th marriage; last marriage
ended in 1972; 3rd grade education; living at box 562, War, WV; son of John Henry and Mellie
(Brewer) Baker; married on 30 Mar 1979 in Grundy, VA; Loraine Lester; maiden name Stacy; age 28;
born 24 Oct 1950 in WV; divorced; this is her 2nd marriage; first marriage ended 15 Dec 1975; 8th
grade education; living at General Delivery, English, WV; daughter of Burl and Sitha (Lester) Stacy.
3. United States Public Records, 1970-2009; LDS Web Site.
"Name Loraine Baker Justus
Also Known As Lorraine B Justus
2nd Also Known As Name Loraine Baker
Residence Date 31 Dec 1996
Residence Place English, West Virginia, United States
Birth Date 24 Oct 1950
Address English, West Virginia 24892
Address Date 31 Dec 1996
2nd Address Mooresville, North Carolina 28115
2nd Address Date 01 Jul 1996-01 Oct 1996
3rd Address English, West Virginia 24892
3rd Address Date 01 Nov 1995-01 Feb 2000
Possible Relatives Elza L Justus, Emmitte Rogers Baker, Kenneth Baker
Record Number 304444574"
4. Fanning Funeral Home; Iaeger, WV; Posted obit.
"Loraine Justus 69, of Bartley, WV passed away Monday, November 11, 2019 in Princeton Community Hospital in Princeton, WV.

"Loraine was born October 24, 1950 in Paynesville, WV a daughter of the late Burl and Sitha Lester Stacy.

" In addition to her parents Loraine was preceded in death by one son, Roy Lester; four grandchildren, Brittany Lester, Victoria Hunley, Brookie Hunley, and Benjamin Barr; one great grandchild, Audrey Hunley and one brother, Terry Stacy.

"Survivors include her husband, Elza Justus of the home; nine children, Charlotte Kennedy of English, Lloyd Lester and wife Virgie of Estep Ridge, Lahoma Lester of Lerona, Walter Lester and wife Lynn of Bartley, Emmette Baker of Squire , Kenneth Baker and wife Sarah of Squire, Bessie Little, Bessie Osborne, and Nathaniel Osborne all of the home; 16 grandchildren, Tasha Davis, Miranda Kennedy, Courtney Lester, Tyler Lester, Sabrina Hunley, Sarah Collins, Hannah Collins, Savannah Hagy, Noah Baker, Shawn Baker, Jennifer Vance, Troy Baker, CJ Leifheit, Alex Leifheit, Robert Leifheit, Dakota Little; 25 great grandchildren including two special boys Jayden Rickard and Brendon Hunley; 13 siblings Shannon (Jack) Roberts of Princeton, Dena Crigger of Princeton, Sharon (Jim) Robinson of Teays Valley, Delmer (Becky) Stacy of Bland, VA, John L. “Cottie” Lester of Welch, Linkous Stacy of Union Hall, VA, Luther (Lisa) Stacy of Paynesville, Henry (Donna) Stacy of Jolo, Lonzo (Sandra) Stacy of Pineville, Fern (Walter) Hendrickson of Rolling Hills, CA, Carolyn (Larry) Gualt of Gaffney, SC, Kermit (Inis) Stacy of Stanley, NC and Roger Stacy of Jolo; and numerous nieces, nephews.

"Funeral services will be conducted Friday, November 15, 2019 at 12 o’clock with Reverend Roger Pete Woods and Reverend Charles Rose officiating at the Jesus Church of Bartley, Bartley, WV.

"Burial will follow in the Hartwell Cemetery at Hartwell near Berwind, WV. Family and friends will serve as pallbearers.

"Friends may visit with the family Thursday evening, November 14, 2019 after 6 p.m. at the Jesus Church of Bartley, Bartley, West Virginia.

"Fanning Funeral Home in Iaeger, WV, is assisting the family. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.fanningfuneralhomes.com"