McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families and Individuals

Notes


Anthony Holliday

1. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #3816; WV Archives Web Site.
Anthony Holliday; age 49 yrs, 11 mons, 9 days; born 27 Feb 1892 in Max Meadows, VA; married;
husband of Hattie Holliday; colored; coal loader; living at Thorpe, WV; son of Thomas and Harriet
(Jenkins) Holliday; died 18 Feb 1941 at his home in Thorpe, WV; due to chronic endocarditis and
chronic myocarditis; buried 23 Feb 1941 in cemetery at Thorpe, WV; informant, Valdoris Holliday,
Thorpe, WV.


James Beavers

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1937); Page 358; WV Archives Web Site.
James Beaver; born 24 Nov 1915 in Norfork, WV; colored; living at Northfork, WV; son of Willia and
Pollie; married on 11 Nov 1937 in Jenkinjones, WV; Rebecca Smith; born 18 Sep 1919 in Northfork,
WV; colored; living in Northfork, WV; daughter of Posey and Ersia.


Rebecca Smith

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1937); Page 358; WV Archives Web Site.
James Beaver; born 24 Nov 1915 in Norfork, WV; colored; living at Northfork, WV; son of Willia and
Pollie; married on 11 Nov 1937 in Jenkinjones, WV; Rebecca Smith; born 18 Sep 1919 in Northfork,
WV; colored; living in Northfork, WV; daughter of Posey and Ersia.


Nelson Lee Lester

1. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Mohawk; taken on 15 Jan 1920; Page 266A; Image
27 of 43; Family #283/287.
Listed as Nelson Lester; age 7; born in WV; in household of father, John M. Lester.
2. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; taken on 21 Apr 1930; Page 211B; Image 21 of 42;
Family #163/164.
Listed as Nelson L. Lester; age 18; born in WV; farm laborer; in household of father, John M. Lester.
3. 1940 Census; McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Wyoming Precinct; Bull Creek; E.D. 24-58; taken on
22 Jul 1940; Page 1132B; Image 25 of 60; Household #188.
Listed as Nelson L. Lester; age 28; born in WV; married; 10th grade education; lived in same place on 1
Apr 1935; timberman; head of household.
4. U.S. WWII Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Nelson Lee Lester
Gender: Male
Race: White
Relationship to Draftee: Self (Head)
Birth Place: Mohawk, West Virginia, USA
Birth Date: 27 Dec 1911
Residence: Mohawk, Mcdowell, West Virginia, USA
Occupation: Wise Bailey
Weight: 120
Complexion: Ruddy
Eye Color: Brown
Hair Color: Black
Height: 5-6
Next of Kin: Effie Lester
Relationship to Draftee: Wife
Household Members:
Name Relationship
Nelson Lee Lester Self (Head)
Effie Lester Wife"
5. Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Nelson Lester
SSN: 233-18-6851
Last Residence:
24824 Coalwood, Mcdowell, West Virginia, USA
BORN: 27 Dec 1911
Died: Jul 1978
State (Year) SSN issued: West Virginia (Before 1951)"


Effie Frances Cline

1. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Mohawk; taken on 15 Jan 1920; Page 266A;
Image 28 of 43; Family #287/291.
Listed as Effie Cline; age 4 yrs, 1 mon; born in WV; in household of father, Wyatt Cline.
2. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; taken on 16 Apr 1930; Page 209B; Image 18
of 43; Family #127/128.
Listed as Effie Cline; age 14; born in WV; in household of father, Wyatt Cline.
3. 1940 Census; McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Wyoming Precinct; Bull Creek; E.D. 24-58; taken on
22 Jul 1940; Page 1132B; Image 25 of 60; Household #188.
Listed as Effie F. Lester; age 24; born in KY; married; 18h grade education; lived in same place on 1
Apr 1935; in household of husband, Nelson L. Lester.


Arland Lester

1. 1940 Census; McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Wyoming Precinct; Bull Creek; E.D. 24-58; taken on
22 Jul 1940; Page 1132B; Image 25 of 60; Household #188.
Listed as Arland Lester; age 1; born in WV; in household of father, Nelson L. Lester.


Orville Lester

1. 1940 Census; McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Wyoming Precinct; Bull Creek; E.D. 24-58;
taken on 22 Jul 1940; Page 1132B; Image 25 of 60; Household #188.
Listed as Orville Lester; age 1; born in WV; in household of father, Nelson L. Lester.


Velma Lester

1. 1940 Census; McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Wyoming Precinct; Bull Creek; E.D. 24-58; taken on
22 Jul 1940; Page 1132B; Image 25 of 60; Household #188.
Listed as Velma Lester; age less than one month; born in WV; in household of father, Nelson L. Lester.


Claude "Junior" Lester

1. Fanny Funeral Home; Iaeger, WV; Posted Obit.
"Claude Junior Lester, age 61, of Rural Hall, NC, passed away on Thursday, June 22, 2017 at Forsyth Medical Center in Winston- Salem, N.C. He was born on August 20, 1955 in McDowell County, WV to the late Nelson Lester and Effie Lester.In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by two brothers, Ott Lester and Phillip Lester. Mr. Lester is survived by his fiancé, Annette Flores; a step-son, Douglas Spencer; and nine brothers and sisters, Hassel (Patricia) Lester, Clarice (Curtis) Hagerman, Dott (Dolly) Lester, Orville (Delma) Lester, Arland (Carolyn) Lester, Ovella (William) Jennings, Della (Alan) Vinson, Edna (Lowell) Like, and Velma Grubbs.Funeral services will be conducted, Sunday, June 25, 2017 at 12 Noon from the Fanning Funeral Home Chapel in Welch, WV, with Pastor Jerry Stacy officiating; burial will follow at the Tom Sparks Cemetery, Bradshaw Mtn, WV.


Clifford Cleary Sr

1. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkins District; Wilcoe; taken on 31 Jan 1920; Page 162;
Image 17 of 23; Family #322/347.
Listed as Clifford Cleary; age 1 yr, 11 mons; born in NC; in household of father, Nathan Cleary.
2. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkins District; Wilcoe; taken on 10 Apr 1930; Page 13A;
Image 25 of 26; Family #234/246.
Listed as Clifford Cleary; age 12; born in WV; in household of father, Nathan Cleary.
3. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkins District; Wilcoe; E.D. 24-4; taken on 12 May 1940;
Page 78B; Image 28 of 30; Household #211.
Listed as Clifford Cleary; age 22; born in NC; single; 7th grade education; lived in same house
on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Nathan Cleary.


Helen Fletcher

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkins District; Havaco; E.D. 24/4; taken on 7 May 1940; Page 72A;
Image 15 of 30; Household #109.
Listed as Helen Fletcher; age 15; born in WV; 5th grade education; attending school; lived in same
place on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Wallace Fletcher
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1943); Page 407; WV Archives Web Site.
Beaty Eugene Clemins; age 20; born in Anawalt, WV; single; living at Mohegan, WV; married on
22 Mar 1943 in Capels, WV; Helen Fletcher; age 18; born in War, WV; single; living in Havaco, WV;
with consent of Judge of Superior Court and Lettie E. Clemins, mother of Beaty Eugene Clemins
and Wallace Fletcher, father of Helen Fletcher.


Beaty Eugene Clemins Sr

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; Havaco; taken on 5 Apr 1930; Page 7B; Image
14 of 26; Family #127/140.
Listed as Beta E. Clemens; age 7; born in WV; in household of father, Charles B. Clemins.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1943); Page 407; WV Archives Web Site.
Beaty Eugene Clemins; age 20; born in Anawalt, WV; single; living at Mohegan, WV; married on
22 Mar 1943 in Capels, WV; Helen Fletcher; age 18; born in War, WV; single; living in Havaco, WV;
with consent of Judge of Superior Court and Lettie E. Clemins, mother of Beaty Eugene Clemins
and Wallace Fletcher, father of Helen Fletcher.
3. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by Patty Greene; 21 Feb 2019.
"Son of Charles Beaty Clemins (1883-1948) and Lettie E. Simpson-Clemins (1901-Deceased).

"Brother of Archie David Clemins (1925-1926), Charles Dailey "Harvey" Clemins (1926-1948), Dave M. Clemins (1929-1929), Anderson Mayo Clemins (B. 1930), Carl "Pinto" Clemins (1932-1989), Mary Virginia Clemins-Sabo-Davis (B. 1936), and Glenna Earn Clemins-Mahaffey-Kerns (B. 1940).

"Married to Helen Fletcher-Clemins-Cleary (1924-1987) on March 22, 1943 in Capels, McDowell County, WV (per WV Marriage License Register, McDowell County, WV, 1943, Page 407, Application Date: March 22, 1943).

"Father of Wallace "Gene" Clemins (1944-2012).

"Also married to Gaynell Smith-Clemins (1926-1999).

"Father of Unnamed Boy Clemins (1949-1949), Betty Clemins-Mitchem (Deceased), Roger Lee Clemins (1955-1998), Beaty Eugene Clemins Jr. (1958-1958), Unnamed Boy Twin #1 Clemins (1963-1963), Unnamed Boy Twin #2 (1963-1963), Virgil Lee Clemins (1965-1965), Orving Clemins, Charles Beaty Clemin, Barbara Clemins-Burk, Norma Clemins-Wardrum, Kizzy Clemins, and Devin Clemins.

"SOURCE: Bluefield Daily Telegraph; Bluefield, WV; Tuesday, November 29, 1983; Page 3."


Helen Fletcher

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkins District; Havaco; E.D. 24/4; taken on 7 May 1940; Page 72A;
Image 15 of 30; Household #109.
Listed as Helen Fletcher; age 15; born in WV; 5th grade education; attending school; lived in same
place on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Wallace Fletcher
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1943); Page 407; WV Archives Web Site.
Beaty Eugene Clemins; age 20; born in Anawalt, WV; single; living at Mohegan, WV; married on
22 Mar 1943 in Capels, WV; Helen Fletcher; age 18; born in War, WV; single; living in Havaco, WV;
with consent of Judge of Superior Court and Lettie E. Clemins, mother of Beaty Eugene Clemins
and Wallace Fletcher, father of Helen Fletcher.