McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families and Individuals

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Umfleet

1. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1999"; 1999; Geneva Steel, Sandra Long,
and Tom Hatcher; "Harrison Lester"; Article; Page 209; submitted by James T. Lester, 447 1D
Gaffey Heights, Fort Know, KY 40121-5000.


Geraldine Lester

1. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1999"; 1999; Geneva Steel, Sandra Long,
and Tom Hatcher; "Harrison Lester"; Article; Page 209; submitted by James T. Lester, 447 1D
Gaffey Heights, Fort Know, KY 40121-5000.
"...of Nashville, Tennessee..."
2. Buchanan Co, VA; Marriage License #78 029126; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Leslie Baker; age 27; born 26 jun 1951 in WV; this is his 1st marriage; 9th grade education; living at
Star Rt, Box 132, Jolo, WV; son of Wallace and Mable (Kennedy) Baker; married on 22 Jul 1978 in
Grundy, VA; Geraldine Lester; age 16; born 5 Jul1962 in WV; this is her 1st marriage; 9th grade
education; living at Box 132, Jolo, WV; daughter of Harrison and Berchie Lou (Mullins) Lester.


Rossi

1. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1999"; 1999; Geneva Steel, Sandra Long,
and Tom Hatcher; "Law Family of War"; Article; Page 208; submitted by Kristin A. Rossi; 3907,
Spring Meadows Dr, Houston, TX 77080-1436.


Kristin A. Kerley

1. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1999"; 1999; Geneva Steel, Sandra Long,
and Tom Hatcher; "Law Family of War"; Article; Page 208; submitted by Kristin A. Rossi; 3907,
Spring Meadows Dr, Houston, TX 77080-1436.


William James "Billy" Kerley

1. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1999"; 1999; Geneva Steel, Sandra Long,
and Tom Hatcher; "Mary Odessa Nell Kerley 1911-1976"; Article; Page 207; submitted by Kristen A.
Rossi, 3907 Spring Meadows Drive, Houston, TX 77080-1436.
2. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1999"; 1999; Geneva Steel, Sandra Long,
and Tom Hatcher; "Law Family of War"; Article; Page 208; submitted by Kristin A. Rossi; 3907,
Spring Meadows Dr, Houston, TX 77080-1436.
3. Texas, U.S., Death Certificates, 1903-1982; Ancestry.com Website.
"Name: William James Kerley
Gender: Male
Race: Caucasian (White)
Age: 52
Birth Date: 7 Jun 1927
Birth Place: West Virginia
Residence: Houston, Harris, Texas, USA
Death Date: 2 Apr 1980
Death Place: Houston, Harris, Texas, USA
Father:
Clinton E Kerley
Mother:
Mary Nell
Spouse:
June Law
Certificate Number: 26508 "


Francis June Law

1. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1999"; 1999; Geneva Steel, Sandra Long,
and Tom Hatcher; "Law Family of War"; Article; Page 208; submitted by Kristin A. Rossi; 3907,
Spring Meadows Dr, Houston, TX 77080-1436.
2. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Website.
"Name: June Frances Law [June Law Kerley] [June Kerley]
Gender: Female
Race: White
Birth Date: 1 Aug 1923
Birth Place: War, West Virginia
Death Date: 10 Dec 2002
Father:
Ernest G Law
Mother:
Sarah Smith
SSN: 234221590
Notes: Apr 1939: Name listed as JUNE FRANCES LAW;
May 1960: Name listed as JUNE LAW KERLEY;
04 Jan 2003: Name listed as JUNE L KERLEY"


Jerry Harrison Lester

1. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1999"; 1999; Geneva Steel, Sandra Long,
and Tom Hatcher; "Harrison Lester"; Article; Page 209; submitted by James T. Lester, 447 1D
Gaffey Heights, Fort Know, KY 40121-5000.
"...stationed with US Army, Germany..."
2. Buchanan Co, VA; Marriage License #87-033577; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Jerry Harrison Lester; age 19; born 20 Jul 1968 in VA; this is his 1st marriage; 12th grade education;
living at Star Rt, Box 132, in Jolo, WV; son of Harrison and Birchie Lou (Mullins) Lester; married on
20 Jul 1987 in Grundy, VA; Frances Jean Crigger; age 16; born 20 Sep 1970 in WV; this is her 1st
marriage; 10th grade education; living at Box 848, Bradshaw, WV; daughter of Cicil and Reneda
Maxine (Christian) Crigger.


Francis Jean Crigger

1. Buchanan Co, VA; Marriage License #87-033577; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Jerry Harrison Lester; age 19; born 20 Jul 1968 in VA; this is his 1st marriage; 12th grade education;
living at Star Rt, Box 132, in Jolo, WV; son of Harrison and Birchie Lou (Mullins) Lester; married on
20 Jul 1987 in Grundy, VA; Frances Jean Crigger; age 16; born 20 Sep 1970 in WV; this is her 1st
marriage; 10th grade education; living at Box 848, Bradshaw, WV; daughter of Cicil and Reneda
Maxine (Christian) Crigger.


Charles Alfred Holland

1. Mingo Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1907); Page 224; WV Archives Web Site.
C.A. Holland; age 30; born in Bell Co, KY; single; no listed occupation; living at Hallsville, WV;
son of C.M. and Martha Holland; married on 4 Nov 1907 at Williamson, WV; Laura B. Anderson;
age 30; born in Hammon (sic, Hamblen) Co, TN; daughter of George and Sallie Anderson.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1921); Page 143; WV Archives Website.
C.A. Holland; age 33; born in McDowell Co, WV (sic, TN); single (sic, devorced); son of unlisted
parents; mechinist; living at Excelsior, WV; married on 6 May 1921 at War, WV; Dollie Keith; age 30;
born in Smyth Co, VA; single; daughter of unlisted parents.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #5115; WV Archives Website.
Alfred Holland; age 52 yrs, 2 mons, 22 days; born 6 Dec 1877 in TN; married; husband of Dolly Keith;
blacksmith for Excelsior Poca Coal, Co, son of Cal and Martha (Rose) Holland; died 28 Feb 1930 at
Excelsior, WV; due to chronic tubercular nephritis with meningitis; buried 2 Mar 1930 at Hartwell,
WV; informant, J.W. Holland, Bandy, VA.
4. FindAGrave.com Website; submitted by Elizabeth Reed-Eanes; 28 May 2011; maintained by Cathy
Clark Beard.
" Charles Alfred Holland
Birth 6 Dec 1877
Lone Mountain, Claiborne County, Tennessee, USA
Death 28 Feb 1930 (aged 52)
Excelsior, McDowell County, West Virginia, USA
Burial
Hartwell Cemetery
Canebrake, McDowell County, West Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 70497773"

Additional Information Posted:
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2nd Kentucky Infantry
Spanish American War"


Ernest Law

1. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1999"; 1999; Geneva Steel, Sandra Long,
and Tom Hatcher; "Law Family of War"; Article; Page 208; submitted by Kristin A. Rossi; 3907,
Spring Meadows Dr, Houston, TX 77080-1436.


Hope

1. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1999"; 1999; Geneva Steel, Sandra Long,
and Tom Hatcher; "Law Family of War"; Article; Page 208; submitted by Kristin A. Rossi; 3907,
Spring Meadows Dr, Houston, TX 77080-1436.


Wilmer Everett Law

1. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1999"; 1999; Geneva Steel, Sandra Long,
and Tom Hatcher; "Law Family of War"; Article; Page 208; submitted by Kristin A. Rossi; 3907,
Spring Meadows Dr, Houston, TX 77080-1436.
"...made their home in Gettysburg, PA..."


Anna

1. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1999"; 1999; Geneva Steel, Sandra Long,
and Tom Hatcher; "Law Family of War"; Article; Page 208; submitted by Kristin A. Rossi; 3907,
Spring Meadows Dr, Houston, TX 77080-1436.


Lawanna Patricia Bright

1. Facebook Message from Alex Bailey; 4 Apr 2021.
"So the listing for Ernest Lee Bright, married to Mary Jane Romans...children Harold "Sandy" Bright and Lola Jane....well, my mother, Lawanna Patricia Bright is not listed. Her birthday is 2-8-44 and she is still living."


Ernest Gladstone Law

1. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1999"; 1999; Geneva Steel, Sandra Long,
and Tom Hatcher; "Law Family of War"; Article; Page 208; submitted by Kristin A. Rossi; 3907,
Spring Meadows Dr, Houston, TX 77080-1436.
"My family roots were planted in McDowell County in 1910, when my grandfather from England,
Ernest Law, brought his young wife, Sarah, to Excelsior to begin their lif together."
2. McDowell Co, WV; WW I Draft Registration Card #3675; 5 Jun 1917; Ancestry.com Website.
Earnest Gladstone Law; age 29; born 23 Oct 1887 in Manchester, England; nautralized citizen;
living at Excelsior, WV; assistant mine foreman for Excelsior Poca Coal, Co, Excelsior, WV; married;
dependent wife and 3 three children; medium height and build; brown eyes and brown hair.


Sarah Jane Smith

1. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1999"; 1999; Geneva Steel, Sandra Long,
and Tom Hatcher; "Law Family of War"; Article; Page 208; submitted by Kristin A. Rossi; 3907,
Spring Meadows Dr, Houston, TX 77080-1436.
"My family roots were planted in McDowell County in 1910, when my grandfather from England,
Ernest Law, brought his young wife, Sarah, to Excelsior to begin their lif together."
2. 1900 Census, Hamblen Co, TN; 4th District; taken 6 Jun 1900; Page 26B; Image 4 of 24;
Family #33/33.
Listed as Serley J. Smith; age 8; born in Sep 1891 in TN; in household of father, John F. Smith.


Eldreth Law

1. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1999"; 1999; Geneva Steel, Sandra Long,
and Tom Hatcher; "Law Family of War"; Article; Page 208; submitted by Kristin A. Rossi; 3907,
Spring Meadows Dr, Houston, TX 77080-1436.