McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families and Individuals

Notes


Walter Mathias Christian

1. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Big Creek District, taken on 24 May 1910,
Page 181A, Family #97.
Listed as Walter Christian, age 4, born in WV, in household of father,
George R. Christian.
2. Ancestry.com Web Site, George R. Christian Search, 13 Aug 2002, submitted by
Angela and Rose Goode, angelarose@angelarose.com.
George R. Christian; born in 1862 in Tazewell Co, VA; son of Mathias and
Eleanor Beavers Christian; married Corintha S. Davis on 28 Sep 1889 in
Tazewell Co, VA.
Son, Walter M. Christian: born on 9 Dec 1905 in McDowell Co, WV; died on
15 Jul 1945 in McDowell Co, WV; married (_______) Brewster.
3. Tazewell Co, VA; Marriage License #24847; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Walter Christian; age 29; born in Iaeger, WV; divorced; one previous marriage; miner; living at Bishop, VA; son of George R. and Corrinthia (Davis) Christian; married on 21 Jul 1939 in Tazewell, VA;
Frances Maxine Brewster; age 18; born in Yukon, WV; single; living in Bishop, VA; daughter of T.A.
and Minnie (Graham) Brewster.


Francis Maxine Brewster

1. Tazewell Co, VA; Marriage License #24847; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Walter Christian; age 29; born in Iaeger, WV; divorced; one previous marriage; miner; living at Bishop, VA; son of George R. and Corrinthia (Davis) Christian; married on 21 Jul 1939 in Tazewell, VA;
Frances Maxine Brewster; age 18; born in Yukon, WV; single; living in Bishop, VA; daughter of T.A.
and Minnie (Graham) Brewster.


Eli Burks

1. 1880 Census, McDowell Co, WV, compiled by William A. Marsh, Vol 9, page 767.
Elkhorn Township, page 001.
Listed as Eli Burks, age 16, in household of father, Roland Burks.
2. 1870 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Elkhorn Township, page 5, Family #34.
Listed as Eli Burks, age 6, in household of father, Roland Burks.
3. "Marriage Records of Mc Dowell Co, WV", page 20.
Marriage Record, Book 1, 1865-1896, page 112.
Eli Bunk (sic Burks), age 17, born in Wyoming Co, WV, son of Rolen and
Rebecca Burks, married on 15 Aug 1883 Elizabeth Belcher, age 21, born in
McDowell Co, WV, daughter of Benjamin and Susan Belcher.
4. Wyoming Co, WV Web Site, Cemeteries
http://members.aol.com/jlcooke2/cemetery.htm
Eli Burks; born on 16 May 1865; died on 22 Jan 1944; buried in Burks
Cemetery, Jenny Branch, Wyoming Co, WV.


Margaret Louise Milam

1. 1850 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, Family 740, page 269.
2. 1860 Census, McDowell Co, VA, Family 190.
"First Families of McDowell Co, West Virginia", Evans, page 33.
3. 1880 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Complied by William A. March, page 763.
Elkhorn Township, page 001.
Listed as Margaret L. Belcher, age 40, in household of husband Daniel S.
Belcher.
4. "Marriage Records of McDowell Co, WV,...", page 1.
Daniel Belcher, age 21, married on 14 Dec 1867 Margaret Milam.
Born in Tazewell Co, VA, parents were A.D. and Jane Milam.
5. 1870 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Elkhorn Township, page 3, Family #18.
Listed as Margaret Belcher, age 28, in household of husband, Daniel Belcher.
6. Wyoming Co, WV Web Site, Cemeteries
http://members.aol.com/jlcooke2/cemetery.htm
Margaret L. Milam Belcher; born in 1840; died in 1912; "Wife of Daniel S.
Belcher"; buried in Burks Cemetery, Jenny Branch, Wyoming Co, WV.


George Kyle Burks

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1925); Page 13; WV Archives Web Site.
George Burks; age 23; born in McDowell Co, WV; single, sawmiller; living at Kimball, WV; son of Eli
and S.R. Burks; married on 21 Oct 1925 in Kimball, WV; Ethel Milam; age 17; born in McDowell Co,
WV; age 17; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; daughter of John and Anada Millam.


Ethel Mae Milam

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1925); Page 13; WV Archives Web Site.
George Burks; age 23; born in McDowell Co, WV; single, sawmiller; living at Kimball, WV; son of Eli
and S.R. Burks; married on 21 Oct 1925 in Kimball, WV; Ethel Milam; age 17; born in McDowell Co,
WV; age 17; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; daughter of John and Anada Millam.


Troy May

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1955); Page 428; WV Archives Web Site.
Troy May; age 30; born in Matewan, WV; single; living in Marytown, WV; married on 3 Jun 1955 in Roderfield, WV;
Margaret Lee Gillespie; age 18; born in Havco, WV; single; living in Hensley, WV; with consent of Kelly and Ethel
Gillespie, parents of Margaret Lee Gillespie.


Margaret Lee Gillespie

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1955); Page 428; WV Archives Web Site.
Troy May; age 30; born in Matewan, WV; single; living in Marytown, WV; married on 3 Jun 1955 in Roderfield, WV;
Margaret Lee Gillespie; age 18; born in Havco, WV; single; living in Hensley, WV; with consent of Kelly and Ethel
Gillespie, parents of Margaret Lee Gillespie.
2. Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Reuben Jacob Brumfield Junior
Marriage Date: 4 Jan 1997
Marriage Place: Montgomery, Virginia, USA
Spouse: Margaret Lee May "
3. Fanning Funeral Home; Iaeger, WV; Posted Obit.
"Margaret Lee Gillespie May Brumfield, 77, of Cool Ridge, WV, formerly of Big Sandy, WV, passed away, Sunday, July 2, 2017 at Bowers Hospice House in Beckley, WV. Born, April 12, 1940 in, Mary town, WV she was the daughter of the late Kelly and Ethel Virginia Amburn Gillespie.She was employed by Welch Emergency Hospital for 20 plus years, and was known for her love of family and both crossword and crypto-quote puzzles. She loved the Lord, and was a member of the Shady Spring Pentecostal Holiness Church. A quote from her final days was a testament to her love of family, friends, and the Lord, “whether I live or die, I’m a winner either way.” Not a day will go by, that she won’t be sorely missed by all. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by, her first husband Troy, May, and her second husband Ruben Brumfield, one sister, Theda Brumfield. Survivors include, one son, Troy Allen May (Davina) of Beaver, WV, one daughter, Crystal Lee Muncy (Charles) of Cool Ridge, WV. Four grandchildren, Petty Officer 2nd Class David May (Stephanie) of Virginia Beach, VA, Kimberly May of Beaver, WV, Stephen May of Cool Ridge, WV, and Nicholas Muncy of Harmony N.C., three siblings, Robert Gillespie (Jeannie) of Flint, MI, Shirley Hall of Big Sandy, WV, Carol Arrant of Shady Spring, WV, a plethora of Nieces and Nephews and Friends. Funeral services will be conducted, Thursday, July 6, 2017 at 12 Noon from the Fanning Funeral Home Chapel in Welch, WV with Pastor Benny Harper officiating, burial will follow at Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, in Roderfield, WV...."


Nora Mae Parks

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1931); Page 453; WV Archives Web Site.
John Blankenship; age 23; born in Buchanan Co, VA; living at Asco, WV; son of Mose Blankenship;
married on 16 May 1931 in Wyoming Co, WV; Nora Parks; age 18; born in Mingo Co, WV; living at
Wolf Pen, WV; daughter of Shade Parks; information given by Clarcy Parks, mother of girl.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #4680; WV Archives Web Site.
Nora Mae Patrick; age 40; born 17 Apr 1915 at Red jacket, WV; married; living at Davy, WV; daughter
of Shade and Clarey (Wooson, sic) Parks; died 28 Mar 1955 in Welch Emergency Hospital, Welch, WV;
due to colon cancer; buried 1 Apr 1955 in Justice Cemetery; informant, John Blankenship.
3. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Justice Cemetery, Asco, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by B.Walls;
13 Jul 2013.
Nora mae Patrick; born 17 Apr 1916; died 28 Mar 1955; buried here; headstone photo shown;
"IN LOVING MEMORY".


Melvin Lee Swartz

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1954); Page 203; WV Archives Web Site.
Marvin Lee Swartz; age 24; born and living at Filbert, WV; single; married on 24 dec 1954 at Welch, WV;
Geneva Alberta Blankenship; age 19; born at Asco, WV; single; living at Welch, WV; with consent of Mrs.
Noah (sic, Nora) Patrick, mother of Geneva Alberta Blankenship.
2. Fanning Funeral Home; Iaeger, WV; Posted Obit.
"Melvin Swartz, 86, of Gary, WV, passed away, Sunday, July 2, 2017, at McDowell Nursing and Rehabilitation in Gary, WV.Born, August 11, 1930, in Filbert, WV, he was the son of the late James B. and Ruth Smith Swartz. He was a resident of Gary his whole life, he retired from U.S. Steel in Gary WV. He was a veteran of the Korean Conflict; a member of the American Legion Post 8 Welch, and a member of 40 & 8 Welch. He was also a past member of the Moose Lodge, and a member of Anderson Memorial Presbyterian Church in Welch. He was a very avid Bowler and Golfer.In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by, his first wife Geneva Blankenship Swartz, one brother James “Buggy” Swartz, three sisters Shirley Hornbuckle, Betty Rose, Phyllis Stepp.Survivors include, his wife, Peggy Casteel Swartz of Gary, WV, one son, Roger Swartz and wife Tara of Pocahontas, VA, one grandson, Carson Swartz of Pocahontas, VA, one step grandson, Austin Miller, of Pocahontas, VA, two sisters, Nancy Fine and husband Johnny of Gary, WV, Mildred Barber of Gary, WV, special sister in law, Lynette Addair of Bristol TN, brother in law Glen Hornbuckle of Princeton, WV, and, numerous Nieces and Nephews.Funeral Services will be conducted, Friday, July 7, 2017, at 11 A.M. from the Fanning Funeral Home Chapel in Welch, WV, with Pastor Chuck Hammond and Pastor Ollie Parson officiating, burial will follow at Grandview Memory Gardens in Bluefield, VA."


Geneva Alberta Blankenship

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1954); Page 203; WV Archives Web Site.
Marvin Lee Swartz; age 24; born and living at Filbert, WV; single; married on 24 dec 1954 at Welch, WV;
Geneva Alberta Blankenship; age 19; born at Asco, WV; single; living at Welch, WV; with consent of Mrs.
Noah (sic, Nora) Patrick, mother of Geneva Alberta Blankenship.


Timothy Ray Day

1. Giles Co, VA; Marriage License #81-002334; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Timothy Ray Day; age 19; born 29 Apr 1961 in WV; this is his 1st marriage; 1 yr college education;
living at Brenton, WV; son of Thomas Austin and Agnes (Hatfield) Day; married on 23 Jan 1981 in
Pearisburg, VA; Sherry Ann Hall; age 17; born 2 Oct 1963 in WV; this is her 1st marriage; 9th grade
education; living at Box 77, jessie, WV; daughter of Roy and Linnie Bell (Morgan) Hall, Jr.


Sherry Ann Hall

1. Giles Co, VA; Marriage License #81-002334; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Timothy Ray Day; age 19; born 29 Apr 1961 in WV; this is his 1st marriage; 1 yr college education;
living at Brenton, WV; son of Thomas Austin and Agnes (Hatfield) Day; married on 23 Jan 1981 in
Pearisburg, VA; Sherry Ann Hall; age 17; born 2 Oct 1963 in WV; this is her 1st marriage; 9th grade
education; living at Box 77, jessie, WV; daughter of Roy and Linnie Bell (Morgan) Hall, Jr.
2. Buchanan Co, VA; Marriage License #85-040582; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Walyer T. Wesley Carter; age 25; born 12 dec 1959 in MD; this is his 1st marriage; 10th grade
education; living at Box 131, Marianna, WV; son of Ira Chester and Leona (Morgan) Carter; married
on 23 Aug 1985 in Grundy, VA; Sherry Ann hall; age 21; born 2 Oct 1963 in WV; divorced; this is her
2nd marriage; first marrige ended 23 Jan 1985; 9th grade education; living at Box 1617, Oceana,
WV; daughter of Roy and Linnie (Morgan) Hall.
3. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by Patty Greene; 20 Apr 2016.
"Sherry Ann Hall Johnson
Birth 2 Oct 1963
Wyoming County, West Virginia, USA
Death 18 Apr 2016 (aged 52)
West Virginia, USA
Burial Unknown
Memorial ID 161371625"

Additional Information Posted:
"Sherry Ann Johnson, 52, passed away Monday, April 18, 2016, following a long battle with heart disease.

"Born October 2, 1963 in Wyoming County, WV, she was the daughter of Roy "Junior" Hall Jr. (1930-2019) and the late Linnie Bell Morgan-Hall (1933-2007). In addition to her mother, Sherry was preceded in death by two brothers, Roger Hall (Deceased) and Charles Lewis Hall (1961-2006) and a sister, Dorothy M. Hall-Myers (1958-2005).

"Those left to cherish her memory are her father, Roy "Junior" Hall Jr. (1930-2019); her loving husband, David Johnson; a daughter, Renae Johnson-Hash & husband Evan Hash of Fairdale; grandchildren, Chase Randall Hash, Colton Ray Hash and Carson Reid Hash; brothers, Curtis Hall of Morgantown, Larry Hall of Columbus, OH, Timmy Hall of Matheny and Christopher Hall of Clear Fork; a sister, Sharon Kay Hall-Rollins of Ghent; and a host of friends."


Timothy Clarence "Timmy" Hall

1. Buchanan Co VA; Marriage License #86-052434; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Timothy Clarence Hall; age 26; born 10 Mar 1960 in WV; this is his 2st marriage; 12th grade
education; living at PO Box 1716, Oceana, WV; son of Roy and Linnie Bell (Morgan) Hall, Jr; married
on 3 Oct 1986 in Grundy, VA; Zelda Sue Blackburn; age 17; born 10 Mar 1969 in WV; this is her 1st
marriage; 9th grade education; living at Box 1736, Oceana, WV; daughter of James Anderson and
Judy Ann (Lester) Blackburn.


Zelda Sue Blackburn

1. Buchanan Co VA; Marriage License #86-052434; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Timothy Clarence Hall; age 26; born 10 Mar 1960 in WV; this is his 2st marriage; 12th grade
education; living at PO Box 1716, Oceana, WV; son of Roy and Linnie Bell (Morgan) Hall, Jr; married
on 3 Oct 1986 in Grundy, VA; Zelda Sue Blackburn; age 17; born 10 Mar 1969 in WV; this is her 1st
marriage; 9th grade education; living at Box 1736, Oceana, WV; daughter of James Anderson and
Judy Ann (Lester) Blackburn.


Dorothy M. Hall

1. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by Patty Greene; 29 Aug 2019.
" Dorothy M. Hall Myers
Birth 27 Jun 1958
Oceana, Wyoming County, West Virginia, USA
Death 21 Oct 2005 (aged 47)
Oceana, Wyoming County, West Virginia, USA
Burial Burial Details Unknown
Memorial ID 202541391 "

Additional Information Posted:
"Dorothy M. Hall-Myers passed away on Friday, October 21, 2005 in Oceana, WV. Dorothy was born and raised in Oceana WV.

"She was born on June 27, 1958 to Roy "Junior" Hall Jr. (1930-2019) and Linnie Bell Morgan-Hall (1933-2007). She was preceded in death by her brother, Roger Hall (Deceased).

"In addition to her parents, she is survived by her three children, Kimberly Michelle Myers, Linda Myers-Lusk, and Sherry Myers; her siblings, Charles Lewis Hall (1961-2006), Sherry Ann Hall-Johnson (1963-2016), Curtis Hall, Larry Hall, Timmy Hall, and Christopher Hall and Sharon Kay Hall-Rollins."