McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Familes and Individuals

Notes


Wilford Don "W.D." Kroll

1. Virginia Select Marriages, 1785-1940; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Wilford D . Kroll
Gender: Male
Marital Status: Single
Race: White
Age: 23
Birth Date: 1867
Birth Place: East Saginaw, Mich.
Marriage Date: 24 Dec 1890
Marriage Place: Tazewell, Virginia
Father: Jerome P.
Mother: Mary E.
Spouse: Rosa Lee Witten
FHL Film Number: 34214
Reference ID: Page 93 Line187"
2. 1900 Census, Tazewell Co, VA; Tazewell District; Tazewell; taken on __Jun 1900; Page 165A;
Image 7 of 22; Family #59/62.
Listed as W.D. Kroll; age 33; born in Jun 1866 in MI; married 10 yrs; dry goods salesman; head of
household.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1909); Page 404; WV Archives Web Site.
W.D. Kroll; age 42; born in MI; widowed; engineer; iving at Panther, WV; son of J.P. and
M.L.B.; married on 19 Jul 1909 at Panther, WV; Clarissa Lockhart; age 29; born in McDowell
Co, WV; widow; daughter of S.P. and Bertha Bailey.
4. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Panther; taken on 12 May 1910; Page 105B;
Image 22 of 24; Family #202/205.
Listed as Willie D. Kroll; age 44; born in MI; married twice; last time for 1 yr; civil engineer, surveyor;
head of household.
5. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Panther; taken on 13 Jan 1920; Page 263B;
Image 22 of 43; Family #228/232.
Listed as W.D. Kroll; age 52; born in MI; married; engineer for coal company; head of household.
6. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1922); Page 376; WV Archives Web Site.
W.D. Kroll; age 39; born in ______; single; coal operator; living at Panther, WV; son of
J.P. and ______; married on 2 Feb 1922 at Panther, WV; Bertha Lowe; age 28; born in
McDowell Co, WV; single; daughter of H.L. and Cosby.
7. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Panther, WV; taken on 5 Apr 1930;
Page 177A; Image 9 of 56; Family #95/95.
Listed as W.D. Kroll; age 61; born in MI; married at 24; civil engineer for coal mine; head
of household.
8. "Welch And Its People"; Rose Marino; 1885; "W.D. Kroll" article; Page 26.
"Kroll, W.D. June 5 1868 Saginaw, MI the son of Jerome P. and Mary E. Cogswell Kroll.
"1888 he moved to Tazewell Xounty, Va. Soon after he came to McDowell County. He
was active in the development of coalin the area and was a civil engineer.
"He was one of the founders of the Kroll-Litz Company and for many years was its general
manager. The company was sold and became part of the Panther Coal and Lumber Company.
He remained a part of the mining and lumber industry in Southern West Virginia for over forty
years.
"He married Bertha Lowe of Panther. Their children were Jerome, Blanche, Edith, Norma Jean
and JoeAnn.
"He died January 13, 1934 at Welch Emergency Hospital. Burial was at Maple Grove Cemetery,
Tazewell, VA"
9. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Maplewood Cemetery, Tazewell, Tazewell Co, VA; submitted by
Judy Llamas; 29 Aug 2014.
Wilford Don Kroll; born in 1868; died in 1934; buried here; Kroll headstone and grave marker
photos shown; "ALWAYS IN OUR HEARTS".


Rosa Lee Whitten

1. Virginia Select Marriages, 1785-1940; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Wilford D . Kroll
Gender: Male
Marital Status: Single
Race: White
Age: 23
Birth Date: 1867
Birth Place: East Saginaw, Mich.
Marriage Date: 24 Dec 1890
Marriage Place: Tazewell, Virginia
Father: Jerome P.
Mother: Mary E.
Spouse: Rosa Lee Witten
FHL Film Number: 34214
Reference ID: Page 93 Line187"
2. 1900 Census, Tazewell Co, VA; Tazewell District; Tazewell; taken on __Jun 1900; Page 165A;
Image 7 of 22; Family #59/62.
Listed as Rose Lee Kroll; age 34; born in Apr 1866 in VA; married 10 yrs; 1 child; 1 living; in household
of husband, W.D. Kroll.


Thomas Jerome Kroll

1. 1900 Census, Tazewell Co, VA; Tazewell District; Tazewell; taken on __Jun 1900; Page 165A;
Image 7 of 22; Family #59/62.
Listed as Thomas G. Kroll; age 4; born in Jun 1895 in VA; in household of father, W.D. Kroll.


Earl John Ballard Patrick

1. United States Public Records, 1970-2009; LDS Web Site.
"Name Earl J Patrick
Event Date 01 Jun 2002
Event Place Brenton, West Virginia, United States
Birth Date 22 Jan 1958
Address Brenton, West Virginia 24818
Address Date 01 Jun 2002
2nd Address Brenton, West Virginia 24818
2nd Address Date 01 Aug 1998-15 Nov 2007
3rd Address Simon, West Virginia 24882
3rd Address Date 01 Sep 1989-31 Dec 1996
Possible Relatives Brandon Patrick, Sherry Lynn Patrick
Affiliate Identifier 171342907"
2. Stafford Funeral Home; Oceana, WV; Posted Obit.
"Earl John Ballard "Squirrel" Patrick, 60, of Baileysville, WV went home to be with the Lord on Monday November 12, 2018 at his home. He was born on January 22, 1958 in Iaeger, WV a son of the late Robert and Georgia Lee Bledsoe Patrick. Earl attended the Harvest Center Ministry's.

"In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by his grandparents Ballard and Nettie Bledsoe and John and Verdia Patrick; two sisters Ollie Patrick and Julie Toler; and uncle Buddy Lee Patrick.

"Survivors include his loving wife Sondra Lynn Wiles Payne Patrick; a daughter Whitney Danielle (Daniel) Finney of Pineville; two sons Brandon John (Rebeckah) Patrick of Baileysville and Joshua Keaton (Billie) Patrick of Hanover; the mother of his children Sherry Patrick Short (Nelson) of Welch; three step sons Joseph (Jessica) Payne of Mullens, Matthew (Krystal) Payne of Bluefield and Samuel (Stephanie) Payne of Mullens; four sisters Kathyrene Miliam of Simon, Jean Roberts of Oceana, Helen Bishop of Rock Mount, VA and Kay (Ted) Thompson of Glade Hill, VA; five grandchildren Bre, Sydney, Daxton, Asa and Briston; ten step grandchildren Jacob, Joseph, Jazlynn, Jace, Maddox, Macaiah, Makenzie, Isaiah, Nicole and MaKaylee; aunt Dorthy Baisden of Wharncliffe; and a host of other loving family and friends.

"Funeral services will be held at 11AM on Saturday November 17th at the Harvest Center Ministry's, Welch- Pineville Road with Pastor Michael Brooks officiating. He will be laid to rest in Clarence Cline Cemetery, Gilbert Creek, WV...."


John Patrick

1. Mingo Co, WV; Marriage Recordsl Vol #__(1925); Page 365; WV Archives Web Site.
John Patrick; age 22; born in Mingo Co, WV; single; miner; living at Wharncliffe, WV; son of Cae and
Zettie patrick; married on 1 Sep 1925 at Glen Alum, WV; Vern May; age 15; born in Mingo Co, WV;
single; living at Wharncliffe, WV; daughter of George and Nancy May.


Verdia May

1. Mingo Co, WV; Marriage Recordsl Vol #__(1925); Page 365; WV Archives Web Site.
John Patrick; age 22; born in Mingo Co, WV; single; miner; living at Wharncliffe, WV; son of Cae and
Zettie patrick; married on 1 Sep 1925 at Glen Alum, WV; Vern May; age 15; born in Mingo Co, WV;
single; living at Wharncliffe, WV; daughter of George and Nancy May.


Delmer Frank Billings Sr

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; Coalwood; taken 2 Apr 1930; Page 15A; Image
1 of 29; Family #2/2.
Listed as Frank Billings; age 4 yrs 4 mons; born in VA; in household of father, Wint Billings.
2. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; Elbert; E.D. 24-5; taken 26 Apr 1940; Page 104A;
Image 49 of 70; Household #368.
Listed as Frank Billings; age 13; born in VA; 5th grade education; attending school; lived in
McDowell Co, WV on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Wint Billings.
3. WWII Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Delmer Frank Billings
Race: White
Age: 18
Relationship to Draftee: Self (Head)
Birth Place: Rugby, Virginia, USA
Birth Date: 22 Oct 1926
Residence Place: Elbert, Mcdowell, West Virginia, USA
Registration Date: 23 Oct 1944
Employer: Student
Weight: 154
Complexion: Freckled
Eye Color: Blue
Hair Color: Red
Height: 6
Next of Kin: Lessie Billings
Household Members:
Name Relationship
Delmer Frank Billings Self (Head)
Lessie Billings Mother"
4. World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Delmar F Billings
Birth Year: 1926
Race: White, citizen (White)
Nativity State or Country: Virginia
State of Residence: Virginia

Enlistment Date: 22 Mar 1945
Enlistment State: West Virginia
Enlistment City: Huntington
Branch: No branch assignment
Branch Code: No branch assignment
Grade Code: Private
Term of Enlistment: Enlistment for the duration of the War or other emergency, plus six months, subject to the discretion of the President or otherwise according to law
Component: Selectees (Enlisted Men)
Source: Civil Life

Education: 2 years of high school
Marital Status: Single, without dependents
Height: 00
Weight: 000"
5. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1948); Page 428; WV Archives Web Site.
Delmar Frank Billings; age 21; born in Grant, VA (sic, Rugby, VA); age 21; single; living in Gary, WV;
married on 26 Jun 1948 in Our Lady of Victory Church, Gary, WV; Helen Victoria Hajash; age 24; born
in Elbert, WV; single; living in Gary, WV.
6. Fanning Funeral Home; Iaeger, WV; Posted Obit.
"Delmer “Frank” Billings, 92, of Welch WV, passed away Saturday, November 17, 2018, at his residence. Born, October 22, 1926, in Rugby, VA; he was the son of the late Wint and Lessie Waddell Billings.

"He was a 1946 graduate of Gary High School. He was a veteran of World War II, having served in the 82nd Airborne Division. He received his industrial engineer degree while serving in the Army. He worked for U.S. Steel Mining in Gary, WV; where he was a Mine Forman for many years and then went to work for the Capels Mine. He later worked for the Government. He was a member of the Welch Kiwanis Club, Chamber of Commerce, American Legion, and St Peter Catholic Church in Welch WV. He enjoyed football and most sports. He was a religious and compassionate man.

"In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his first wife, Helen Billings, and three Brothers.

"Survivors include, his wife Catherine, one daughter Barbara and husband Bill, three sons, Anthony, Chris, and Delmer Billings and wife Rosetta, one sister Thelma Spivey; grandchildren, Justin, Aliya and Kalee Stevenson and , Jonathan (Lindsey) and Valarie (Mark) Scofield, great grandchildren, Jace, Javlyn, Lexie, Brittany, Steven, and Samantha; great great grandchildren, Zander, and Christopher; Special friends, Jimmy and Mary Spence.

"A Mass of Christian Burial will be conducted Saturday, November 24, 2018 at 12 Noon from St Peter Catholic Church in Welch WV with Father Tony Lacson Celebrant. Burial will follow at Woodlawn Memorial Park in Bluewell WV; where Military Graveside Rights will be conducted by the VFW Post 1144 Iaeger...."


Helen Victoria Hajash

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1948); Page 428; WV Archives Web Site.
Delmar Frank Billings; age 21; born in Grant, VA (sic, Rugby, VA); age 21; single; living in Gary, WV;
married on 26 Jun 1948 in Our Lady of Victory Church, Gary, WV; Helen Victoria Hajash; age 24; born
in Elbert, WV; single; living in Gary, WV.


Curtis Billings

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; Elbert; E.D. 24-5; taken 26 Apr 1940; Page 104A;
Image 49 of 70; Household #368.
Listed as Curtis Billings; age 7; born in WV; lived in McDowell Co, WV on 1 Apr 1935; 1st grade
education; attending school; in household of father, Wint Billings.
2. Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Curtis Billings
Gender: Male
Race: White
Age: 38
Birth Date: 20 Dec 1931
Marriage Registration Place: Carroll, Virginia, USA
Marriage Date: 16 Jan 1970
Marriage Place: Carroll, Virginia, USA
Father: Winfred Billings
Mother: Lessie Waddell
Spouse: Agnes Lucille Akers "
3. Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Curtis Billings
Gender: Male
Race: White
Death Age: 55
Birth Date: 20 Dec 1931
Death Date: 26 May 1987
Death Place: Galax, Galax, Virginia, USA
Registration Date: 8 Jun 1987
Father: Wint Billings
Mother: Lessie Waddell
Spouse: Agnes Billings
Military Status: Yes"
4. U.S., Department of Veterans Affairs BIRLS Death File, 1850-2010; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Curtis Billings
Gender: Male
Birth Date: 20 Dec 1931
Death Date: 26 May 1987
Cause of Death: Natural
SSN: 224324660
Branch 1: ARMY
Enlistment Date 1: 5 Feb 1948
Release Date 1: 4 Feb 1949
Branch 2: ARMY
Enlistment Date 2: 10 Nov 1950
Release Date 2: 19 Jan 1954"


Agnes Lucille Akers

1. Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Agnes Lucille Akers
Gender: Female
Race: White
Age: 38
Birth Date: 3 Feb 1931
Marriage Registration Place: Carroll, Virginia, USA
Marriage Date: 16 Jan 1970
Marriage Place: Carroll, Virginia, USA
Father: Charlie Akers
Mother: Ocie Caldwell
Spouse: Curtis Billings "


Winton "Wint" Billings

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; Coalwood; taken 2 Apr 1930; Page 15A; Image
1 of 29; Family #2/2.
Listed as Wintz Billings; age 21; born in VA; married at 20; trucker for saw mill; head of household.
2. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; Elbert; E.D. 24-5; taken 26 Apr 1940; Page 104A;
Image 49 of 70; Household #368.
Listed as Wint Billings; age 32; born in VA; married; no education; lived in McDowell Co, Wv on 1 Apr
1935; tipple worker for coal mine; head of household.
3. WWII Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Wint Billings
Gender: Male
Race: White
Age: 32
Relationship to Draftee: Self (Head)
Birth Place: Grason, Virginia, USA
Birth Date: 1 Jul 1908
Residence Place: Elbert, Mcdowell, West Virginia, USA
Registration Date: 16 Oct 1940
Employer: U S Coal And Coke Co
Weight: 175
Complexion: Light
Eye Color: Brown
Hair Color: Brown
Height: 6
Next of Kin: Lessie Billings
Household Members:
Name Relationship
Wint Billings Self (Head)
Lessie Billings Wife"
4. Carroll Co, VA Divorce Decree #70 003212; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Lessie Mae Waddell Billings; age 66; born 30 Apr 1904 in Grant, Grayson Co, VA; retired; living at
101 -1/2 Givens St, Galax, VA; this was her 1st marriage; was granted a divorce on 23 Apr 1970 from
Wint Billings; age 64; born 1 Jul 1905 in Troutdale, VA; retired; this was his 1st marriage; living at
c/o Bethania Billings, Marion, Smyth Co, VA; date of marriage 1 Mar 1929; seperated in Jul 1957;
grounds, deseration; no minor children.


Lessie Mae Waddell

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; Coalwood; taken 2 Apr 1930; Page 15A; Image
1 of 29; Family #2/2.
Listed as Lessie Billings; age 22; born in VA; married at 21; in household of husband, Wint Billings.
2. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; Elbert; E.D. 24-5; taken 26 Apr 1940; Page 104A;
Image 49 of 70; Household #368.
Listed as Lessie Billings; age 34; born in VA; married; 3rd grade education; lived in McDowell Co,
WV on 1 Apr 1935; in household of husband, Wint Billings.
3. Carroll Co, VA Divorce Decree #70 003212; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Lessie Mae Waddell Billings; age 66; born 30 Apr 1904 in Grant, Grayson Co, VA; retired; living at
101 -1/2 Givens St, Galax, VA; this was her 1st marriage; was granted a divorce on 23 Apr 1970 from
Wint Billings; age 64; born 1 Jul 1905 in Troutdale, VA; retired; this was his 1st marriage; living at
c/o Bethania Billings, Marion, Smyth Co, VA; date of marriage 1 Mar 1929; seperated in Jul 1957;
grounds, deseration; no minor children.


Bruse A. Billings

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; Coalwood; taken 2 Apr 1930; Page 15A; Image
1 of 29; Family #2/2.
Listed as Bruse A. Billings; age 6; born in VA; in household of father, Wint Billings.


Elsie Billings

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; Coalwood; taken 2 Apr 1930; Page 15A; Image
1 of 29; Family #2/2.
Listed as Elsie Billings; age 11 mons; born in VA; in household of father, Wint Billings.
2. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; Elbert; E.D. 24-5; taken 26 Apr 1940; Page 104A;
Image 49 of 70; Household #368.
Listed as Le Billings; age 10; born in VA; lived in McDowell Co, WV on 1 Apr 1935; 3rd grade
education; attending school; in household of father, Wint Billings.


Thelma Billings

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; Elbert; E.D. 24-5; taken 26 Apr 1940; Page 104A;
Image 49 of 70; Household #368.
Listed as Thelma Billings; age 9; born in WV; lived in McDowell Co, WV on 1 Apr 1935; 2nd grade
education; attending school; in household of father, Wint Billings.


Talmyr D Harman

1. FindAGrave.com Web site; submitted by Renee Brisendine; 1 Aug 2014.
" Talmyr D Harmon
Birth 26 Mar 1910
Death 13 Oct 1972 (aged 62)
Burial
Roselawn Memorial Gardens
Reidsville, Rockingham County, North Carolina, USA
Plot Myrtle 1"


Thelma T.

1. FindAGrave.com Web site; submitted by Renee Brisendine; 1 Aug 2014.
" Thelma T Harmon
Birth 21 Sep 1911
Death 2 Sep 2005 (aged 93)
Burial
Roselawn Memorial Gardens
Reidsville, Rockingham County, North Carolina, USA
Plot Myrtle 1"


Clarence Joseph Harman

1. WWII Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Clarence Joseph Harmon
Race: White
Age: 18
Relationship to Draftee: Self (Head)
Birth Place: Yukon, West Virginia, USA
Birth Date: 16 Jun 1925
Residence Place: Excelsior, West Virginia, USA
Registration Date: 11 Sep 1943
Employer: Unemployed
Weight: 130
Complexion: Light
Eye Color: Gray
Hair Color: Brown
Height: 5 9
Next of Kin: Pearl Harmon
Household Members:
Name Relationship
Clarence Joseph Harmon Self (Head)
Pearl Harmon Mother"
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1950); Page 281; WV Archives Web Site.
Clarence Joseph Harmon; age 22; born in Yukon, WV; single; living at War, WV; married on 24 Mar
1950 at War, WV; Claudine Yvonne Dillon; age 18; born in Amonate, VA; single; living at War, WV;
with consent of Claude Preston Dillon, father of Claudine Yvonne Dillon.
3. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Clarence Joseph Harmon
[Clarence J Harmon]
Gender: Male
Race: White
Birth Date: 16 Jun 1927
Birth Place: Yukon McDowe, West Virginia
Death Date: 25 Oct 1992
Father: Howard F Harmon
Mother: Pearl Gates
SSN: 234405113
Notes: Nov 1943: Name listed as CLARENCE JOSEPH HARMON;
10 Nov 1992: Name listed as CLARENCE J HARMON"
4. U.S., Department of Veterans Affairs BIRLS Death File, 1850-2010; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Clarence Harmon
Gender: Male
Birth Date: 16 Jun 1927
Death Date: 25 Oct 1992
SSN: 234405113
Branch 1: NAVY
Enlistment Date 1: 13 Dec 1944
Release Date 1: 30 Aug 1946"
5. Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Clarence J. Harmon
SSN: 234-40-5113
Last Residence:
23236 Richmond, Chesterfield, Virginia, USA
BORN: 16 Jun 1927
Died: 25 Oct 1992
State (Year) SSN issued: West Virginia (Before 1951)"
6. Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Clarence Joseph Harmon
Death Date: 25 Oct 1992
Death Place: Chesterfield, Virginia, USA
Spouse: Ml Harmon "


Claudine Yvonne Dillon

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1950); Page 281; WV Archives Web Site.
Clarence Joseph Harmon; age 22; born in Yukon, WV; single; living at War, WV; married on 24 Mar
1950 at War, WV; Claudine Yvonne Dillon; age 18; born in Amonate, VA; single; living at War, WV;
with consent of Claude Preston Dillon, father of Claudine Yvonne Dillon.