McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families and Individuals

Notes


Roscoe Lyons

1. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1999"; 1999; By Geneva Steel, Tom Hatcher
and Sandra Long; "Barry Lee and Shannon Carr McGuire" article; Page 115; submitted by Mrs.
Christine Carr McGuire; Box 128, War, WV 24892.


Jewell M. Stallard

1. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1999"; 1999; By Geneva Steel, Tom Hatcher
and Sandra Long; "Barry Lee and Shannon Carr McGuire" article; Page 115; submitted by Mrs.
Christine Carr McGuire; Box 128, War, WV 24892.


Henry Christopher Chaffin

1. Lawrence Co, KY; Marriage Records; Vol __(1897); Page 459; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Henry Chaffin married Visa Jane Partee on 29 Oct 1897 in Lawrence Co, KY
2. 1900 Census, Lawrence Co, KY; Rockcastle Precinct No 7; taken 26 Jun 1900; Page 183B; Image
16 of 16; Family #136/136.
Listed as Henry Chafins; age 22; born in Apr 1878 in KY; married 3 yrs; farmer; head of household.
3. 1910 Census, Lawrence Co, KY; District #2; taken 3 May 1910; Page 265A; Image 19 of 37;
Family #151/151.
Listed as Henry Chafins; age 32; born in KY; married once for 13 yrs; farmer; head of household.
4. Lawrence Co, KY; WW I Draft Registration Card #749; 12 Sep 1918; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Henry C. Chaffin; age 41; born 3 Apr 1977; merchant; living in Webb, WV; nearest relative, Visie
Chaffin, Webb, WV; medium height and build.
5. 1920 Census, Lawrence Co, KY; Rockcastle Precinct; taken 13 Jan 1920; Page 156A; Image 13 of
19; Family #101/101.
Listed as Henry Chaffins; age 40; born in KY; married; farmer; head of household.
6. Mingo Co, WV; Marriage records; Vol #__(1920); Page 263; WV Archives Web Site.
Henry C. Chafin; age 42; born in Lawrence Co, KY; divorced; merchant; living in Webb, WV; son of
Chris and Nancy J. Chafin; married on 29 Jun 1920 in Williamson, WV; Minite Wallor; age 21; born in
Lawrence Co, KY; single; daughter of Lee and Rena Wallor (sic, Waller)
7. 1930 Census, Wayne Co, WV; Lincoln District; taken 22 Apr 1930; Page 54B; Image 52 of 60;
Family #433/436.
Listed as H.C. Chaffins; age 51; in KY; married at 22; merchant of general merchandise; head of
household.
8. Wayne Co, WV; Death Certificate #8299; WV Archives Web Site.
Henry Christopher Chaffin; age 71 yrs, 2 mons, 5 days; born 3 Apr 1878 in Lawrence Co, KY; married;
husband of Minnie Waller Chaffin; farmer; living at Webb, WV; son of Christopher and Jane (Copley)
Chaffin; died 8 Jun 1949 in Webb, WV; due to heart attack; buried 11 Jun 1949 in Copley Cemetery,
Webb, WV; informant, Mrs. H.C. Chaffin, Webb, WV.
9, FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by Della Lilly; 24 May 2008.
" Henry Christopher Chaffin
Birth 3 Apr 1878
Lawrence County, Kentucky, USA
Death 8 Jun 1949 (aged 71)
Webb, Wayne County, West Virginia, USA
Burial
Copley Cemetery
Webb, Wayne County, West Virginia, USA "

Additional Information Posted:
"Husband (Former) Of -
1st Wife:
Vicey Jane (Pertee) Chaffin [Anderson]
(divorced)

"2nd Wife:
Arminta "Mintie"/"Minnie" (Waller) Chaffin

"Son Of:
Christopher Chaffin
and
Jane (Copley) Chaffin..."


Arminta "Minnie" Waller

1. Mingo Co, WV; Marriage records; Vol #__(1920); Page 263; WV Archives Web Site.
Henry C. Chafin; age 42; born in Lawrence Co, KY; divorced; merchant; living in Webb, WV; son of
Chris and Nancy J. Chafin; married on 29 Jun 1920 in Williamson, WV; Minite Wallor; age 21; born in
Lawrence Co, KY; single; daughter of Lee and Rena Wallor (sic, Waller)
2. 1930 Census, Wayne Co, WV; Lincoln District; taken 22 Apr 1930; Page 54B; Image 52 of 60;
Family #433/436.
Listed as Minnie Chaffins; age 31; in KY; married at 21; in household of husband, Henry C. Chaffin.


Homer Chaffin

1. 1930 Census, Wayne Co, WV; Lincoln District; taken 22 Apr 1930; Page 54B; Image 52 of 60;
Family #433/436.
Listed as Homer Chaffins; age 8; in WV; single; in household of father, Henry C. Chaffin.
2. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Homer Chaffin
Gender: Male
Race: White
Birth Date: 25 Sep 1921
Birth Place: Webb Wayne, West Virginia
Death Date: 12 May 2004
Father: Henry Chaffin
Mother: Mintie Waller
SSN: 234281883
Notes: Nov 1939: Name listed as HOMER CHAFFIN"


John Stephen Krajc

1. United States Public Records, 1970-2009; LDS Web Site.
"Name: John S. Krajc
Event Date: 13 Jul 2001
Event Place: Greensboro, North Carolina, United States
Birth Date: 15 Feb 1955..."


Vanessa J. Campbell

1. United States Public Records, 1970-2009; LDS Web Site.
"Name: Vanesa C. Krajc
Also Known As: Vanessa Campbel Krajc
2nd Also Known As Name: Vanessa Campbell Karjc
3rd Also Known As Name: Vanessa J. Krajc
Event Date: 15 Nov 2007
Event Place: Grensboro, North Carolina, United States
Birth Date: 02 Sep 1954..."

"Possible Relatives: John Stephen Krajc, Stepheny Yevette Krajc..."


Albert Garland Wolfe

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1943); Page 235; WV Archives Web Site.
Albert Garland Wolfe; age 21; born in Bluefield, WV; single; living in Rocky Gap, VA; married on 14 Sep
1943 at Welch, WV; Lois Faye Wright; age 21; born at Eckles (sic, Eccles), WV; single; living at
Skygusty, WV.


Lois Faye Wright

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1943); Page 235; WV Archives Web Site.
Albert Garland Wolfe; age 21; born in Bluefield, WV; single; living in Rocky Gap, VA; married on 14 Sep
1943 at Welch, WV; Lois Faye Wright; age 21; born at Eckles (sic, Eccles), WV; single; living at
Skygusty, WV.


William Arthur Bishop

1. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: William Arthur Bishop
[William A Bishop]
Gender: Male
Race: White
Birth Date: 18 Mar 1930
Birth Place: Asco McDowel, West Virginia
Death Date: 3 May 2006
Father: Cecil Bishop
Mother: Pearl Fairbanks
SSN: 233448064
Signature on SSN Card: Arthur Bishop
Relationship of Signature: Signature name differs from NH’s name.
Notes: Mar 1946: Name listed as WILLIAM ARTHUR BISHOP;
06 May 2006: Name listed as WILLIAM A BISHOP"
2. Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: William A. Bishop
Last Residence:
44142 Brookpark, Cuyahoga, Ohio
BORN: 14 Mar 1930
Died: 3 May 2006
State (Year) SSN issued: West Virginia (Before 1951)"
3. Ohio, Death Records, 1908-1932, 1938-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: William Arthur Bishop
Birth Date: 14 Mar 1930
Gender: Male
Race: White
Hispanic Origin: Not Hispanic (Latino)
Residence Place: Brook Park, Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States
Residence Zip Code: 44142
Death Date: 3 May 2006
Death Time: 07:05 AM
Hospital of Death: Southwest General Hospital
Death Place: Ohio, USA
Certificate: 41850
Age at Death: 76
Registrar's Certificate Number: 002092
Certifier: Physician
Referred to Coroner: Not Referred to Coroner
Autopsy: No Autopsy performed
Method of Disposition: Burial
Filing Date: 17 May 2006
Hospital Status: Hospital/Inpatient
Injury at Work: Unclassifiable
Father's Surname: Bishop
Mother's Maiden Name: Fairbanks
Marital Status: Married
Education: 7
Armed Forces Indicator: Yes
Branch of Service: Navy
Industry of Decedent: Occupation Not Classifiable
Occupation of Decedent: Occupation Not Classifiable
Census Tract: 9999
Primary Registration District: 1829"
4. U.S. Veterans' Gravesites, ca.1775-2006; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: William A Bishop
Service Info.: SN US NAVY KOREA
Birth Date: 14 Mar 1930
Death Date: 3 May 2006
Cemetery: Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery
Cemetery Address: 10175 Rawiga Rd PO Box #8 Rittman, OH 44270-0008
Buried At: Section 19 Site 782"
5. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery; Rittman, Medina Co, OH;
submitted by Douglas King; 8 Dec 2008; headstone photo added by Amy Elizabeth.
William A. Bishop; born 14 Mar 1930; died 3 May 2006; buried here; headstone photo shown;
"SN US NAVY * KOREA * LOVING HUSBAND DAD AND PAPA".


Dorothy Marie

1. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery; Rittman, Medina Co, OH;
submitted by 13th Generation Fairbanks in America; 8 Dec 2017.
Dorothy Marie Bishop; born 4 Feb 1940; died 2 Dec 2017; buried here; no grave marker photo
shown.


Solomon "Buster" Brown Sr

1. Wise Co, VA; WW I Draft Registration Card #294; 5 Jun 1917; Ancestry,com Web Site.
Solomon Brown; age 23; born in Hyatton, KY; single; employed by Wise Coal and Coke in
Dorchester, VA as stone and brick mason; living at Doolyn, VA; dependent father and mother; tall
with slender build; blue eyes and sandy hair; slightly injured left leg.
2. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Big Four; E.D. 24-42; taken 3 Apr 1940;
Page 818B; Image 5 of 25; Household #30.
Listed as Solomon Brown; age 46; born in KY; married; 6th grade education; lived in Weloca (sp?),
Mercer Co, WV on 1 Apr 1945; timberman in coal mine; head of household.
3. McDowell Co, WV; WW II Draft Registration Card #U-1433; 27 Apr 1942; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Solomon Buster Brown; age 46; born 20 Nov 1895 in Harlan, KY; living at Big Four, WV; employed
by Koppers Coal Division at Carswell, WV; person who will always know address, Mildred Brown,
wife; Big Four, WV; 5' 11" tal; 176 lbs; blue eyes; brown hair; light complexion; scar on left index
finger.
4. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #'64 016102; WV Archives Web Site.
Solomon B. Brown; age 69; born 20 Nov 1894 in Harlan, KY; married; retired coal miner; served in
WW II; SS#233-07-1230; living at Big Four, WV; son of unknown parents; died 2 Nov 1964 in Big
Four, WV; due to carcinoma of lung with metastases; buried 5 Nov 1964 in Belcher Mt. Cemetery,
Welch, WV; informant, Mrs. S.B. Brown, Big Four, WV.
5. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by Valerie Neal; 16 Feb 2016.
"Birth 20 Nov 1894
Kentucky, USA
Death 2 Nov 1964 (aged 69)
Big Four, McDowell County, West Virginia, USA
Burial
New Belcher Mountain Community Cemetery
McDowell County, West Virginia, USA"

Additional Information Posted:
"VA PVT Co B 331 INF WWI"


Mildred Elizabeth Humphrey

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Big Four; E.D. 24-42; taken 3 Apr 1940;
Page 818B; Image 5 of 25; Household #30.
Listed as Mildred Brown; age 29; born in TN; married; 5th grade education; lived in Weloca (sp?),
Mercer Co, WV on 1 Apr 1945; in household of husband, Solomon B. Brown.


Solomon Buster Brown Jr

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Big Four; E.D. 24-42; taken 3 Apr 1940;
Page 818B; Image 5 of 25; Household #30.
Listed as Junior Brown; age 13; born in WV; 5th grade education; not attending school; lived in
Weloca (sp?), Mercer Co, WV on 1 Apr 1945; in household of father, Solomon B. Brown.


Margaret Elizabeth Brown

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Big Four; E.D. 24-42; taken 3 Apr 1940;
Page 818B; Image 5 of 25; Household #30.
Listed as Margaret Brown; age 10; born in WV; 2nd grade education; attending school; lived in
Weloca (sp?), Mercer Co, WV on 1 Apr 1945; in household of father, Solomon B. Brown.
2. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Margaret Elizabeth Brown
[Margaret Elizabeth Baker]
[Margaret Baker]
Gender: Female
Race: White
Birth Date: 9 Sep 1929
Birth Place: Hiawatha Mer, West Virginia
[Hawathi, West Virginia]
Death Date: 8 Apr 2001
Father: Solomon B Brown
Mother: Mildred E Humphies
SSN: 234427763
Notes: Jun 1944: Name listed as MARGARET ELIZABETH BROWN;
22 Dec 1989: Name listed as MARGARET ELIZABETH BAKER;
03 May 2001: Name listed as MARGARET E BAKER"


Doris Brown

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Big Four; E.D. 24-42; taken 3 Apr 1940;
Page 818B; Image 5 of 25; Household #30.
Listed as Doris Brown; age 7; born in WV; no education; attending school; lived in Weloca (sp?),
Mercer Co, WV on 1 Apr 1945; in household of father, Solomon B. Brown.


Douglas Ray Dawson

1. Buchanan Co, VA; Marriage License #75-047302; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Douglas Ray Dawson; age 29; born 25 Sep 1946 in WV; single; this is his 1st marriage; 4 yrs HS
education; living at Rt 1, Iaeger, WV; son of James Edward and Hattie Mae (Waldron) Dawson;
married on 28 Nov 1975 in Grundy, VA; Geneva Vance; age 31; born 29 Nov 1943 in VA; single; this
is her 1st marriage; 1 yr HS education; living at Rt 1, Iaeger, WV; daughter of Marvin and Virgie
(McClanahan) Vance.


Geneva "Tiny" Vance

1. Buchanan Co, VA; Marriage License #75-047302; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Douglas Ray Dawson; age 29; born 25 Sep 1946 in WV; single; this is his 1st marriage; 4 yrs HS
education; living at Rt 1, Iaeger, WV; son of James Edward and Hattie Mae (Waldron) Dawson;
married on 28 Nov 1975 in Grundy, VA; Geneva Vance; age 31; born 29 Nov 1943 in VA; single; this
is her 1st marriage; 1 yr HS education; living at Rt 1, Iaeger, WV; daughter of Marvin and Virgie
(McClanahan) Vance.
2. Fanning Funeral Home; Iaeger, WV; Posted Obit.
"Geneva (Tiny) Dawson passed away Saturday, November 16, 2019, at her residence.

"Geneva was born November 29, 1943, in Grundy, VA a daughter of the late Marvin and Virgie McClanahan Vance. She was the owner/operator of Tiny’s 52 Club near Iaeger, WV.

"In addition to her parents she preceded in death by her siblings, Juanita Vance, Bobby, Lonnie, and Olan Vance, Robert McClanahan and Alice McKinney.

"Survivors include her husband Douglas Dawson of the home; one son, Richard Vance and wife Sandra of Panther; special nephew, whom she raised as her own, Bruce Vance of Iaeger; three grandchildren, Richie Vance and wife Kayla of Panther, Katrina Vance and Trevor of Princeton, and Baylei Vance of Iaeger; one great grandson, Bentlee Douglas Vance of Panther; one great granddaughter, Adrian Foley of Panther; special niece, Kim McCoy of Panther; very special friend Pam Belcher of Iaeger; one sister, Mattie Murphy and husband Dean and one brother, Archie Dotson.

"Funeral services will be conducted Thursday, November 21, 2019 at 12 o’clock with Reverend Clinton Jackson and Reverend Michael Brooks officiating at the Chapel of Fanning Funeral Home in Iaeger. Burial will follow in the Dawson Cemetery on Atwell Mountain near Atwell. Family and friends will serve as pallbearers.

"Friends may visit with the family Wednesday evening, November 20, 2019 from 6 to 9 at the Chapel of Fanning Funeral Home in Iaeger.

"Fanning Funeral Home in Iaeger is assisting the family.

"Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.fanningfuneralhomes.com"