McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV; Families and Individuals

Notes


David Robert Watson Sr

1. 1870 Census, Chatham Co, NC; Cape Fear Township; Grove PO; taken on 13 Jul 1870; Page 38A;
Image 39 of 58; Family #300/300.
Listed as David Watson; age 9 mons; born in NC; in household of father, Calvin Watson.
2. 1880 Census, Chatham Co, NC; Oakland Township; taken on 17 Jun 1880; Page 214C; Image 23 of
27; Family #219/219.
Listed as David R. Watson; age 11; born in NC; single; farm laborer; in household of father, Calvin
Watson.
3. North Carolina, Marriage Records, 1741-2011; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: David R Watson
Gender: Male
Race: White
Age: 27
Birth Year: abt 1871
Marriage Date: 8 Aug 1898
Marriage Place: Montgomery, North Carolina, USA
Spouse: Cora McNair
Spouse Gender: Female
Spouse Race: White
Spouse Age: 17
Event Type: Marriage "
4. 1910 Census, Lee Co, NC; Deep River Township; taken on 26 Apr 1910; Page 96A; Image
20 of 29; Family #158/158.
Listed as David R. Watson; age 40; born in NC; Married once for 11 yrs; sawyer in saw mill,
head of household.
5. 1920 Census, Lee Co, NC; Deep River Township; taken on 19 jan 1920; Page 252B; Iamge
10 of 21; Family #97/101.
Listed as Dave Watson; age 50; born in NC; married; worked in saw mill; head of household.
6. 1930 Census, Durham Co, Cedar Fork Township; taken 8 Apr 1930; Page 229A; Image 9 of 18;
Family #91/91.
Listed as David Watson; age 63; born in NC; married at 22; lumber saw mill; head of household.
7. 1940 Census, Durham Co, NC; Durmham Township; Braggtown; E.D. 32-55; taken on 2 Apr 1940;
Page 860B; Image 2 of 30; Household #23.
Listed as D.R. Watson; age 70; born in NC; married; 7th grade education; lived in same house on
1 Apr 1935; no listed occupation; head of household.
8. Lee Co, NC; Death Certificate #12723; Ancestry.com Web Site.
David Robert Watson; age 74 yrs, 9 mons; born 9 Sep 1869 in Chatham Co, NC; married; saw miller;
living in Lee Co, NC; son of Calvin and Nancy Ann (Kelly) Watson; died 30 Jun 1944 in Deep River
township, Lee Co, NC; due to cerbral hemorrhage; artersclorsis; buried 2 Jul 1944 in Osgood
Cemetery, lee co, NC.


Corrine Alice McNair

1. North Carolina, Marriage Records, 1741-2011; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: David R Watson
Gender: Male
Race: White
Age: 27
Birth Year: abt 1871
Marriage Date: 8 Aug 1898
Marriage Place: Montgomery, North Carolina, USA
Spouse: Cora McNair
Spouse Gender: Female
Spouse Race: White
Spouse Age: 17
Event Type: Marriage "
2. 1910 Census, Lee Co, NC; Deep River Township; taken on 26 Apr 1910; Page 96A; Image
20 of 29; Family #158/158.
Listed as Corinna Watson; age 29; born in NC; married once for 11 yrs; 5 children, all living;
in household of husband, David R. Watson.
3. 1920 Census, Lee Co, NC; Deep River Township; taken on 19 jan 1920; Page 252B; Iamge
10 of 21; Family #97/101.
Listed as Cora Watson; age 39; born in NC; married; in household of husband, David R. Watson.
4. 1930 Census, Durham Co, Cedar Fork Township; taken 8 Apr 1930; Page 229A; Image 9 of 18;
Family #91/91.
Listed as Corinns A. Watson; age 49; born in NC; married at 20; in household of husband, David
R. Watson.
5. 1940 Census, Durham Co, NC; Durmham Township; Braggtown; E.D. 32-55; taken on 2 Apr 1940;
Page 860B; Image 2 of 30; Household #23.
Listed as Corinna Watson; age 59; born in NC; married; 7th grade education; lived in same house
on 1 Apr 1935; in household of husband, David R. Watson.
6. Durham Co, NC Death Certificate #40138; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Mrs. Corina McNair Watson; age 91; born 22 Nov 1880 in NC; widow; living at Rt #5, Sanford, Lee
Co, NC; housewife; SS #239-84-6860; owns home; daughter of Alfred and Christine (Dainley)
McNair; died 7 Nov 1972 in Hill Haven Rest Home, Durham, Durham Co, NC; due to sudden cardiac
arrest; buried 9 Nov 1972 in Haywood presbyterian Cemetery, Chatham Co, NC; informant, Richard
Watson, Rt #5, Sanford, NC.
7. Find A Grave Index, 1600s-Current; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Corina Alice Watson
Maiden Name: McNair
Birth Date: 22 Nov 1880
Birth Place: Richmond County, North Carolina, United States of America
Death Date: 7 Nov 1972
Death Place: Durham County, North Carolina, United States of America
Cemetery: Haywood Independent Bible Church Cemetery
Burial or Cremation Place: Haywood, Chatham County, North Carolina, United States of America
Has Bio?: N
Father: Alfred Baldwin McNair
Mother: Christian McCaskill McNair
Spouse: David Robert Watson
URL: http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-..."


John Watson

1. 1920 Census, Lee Co, NC; Deep River Township; taken on 19 jan 1920; Page 252B; Iamge
10 of 21; Family #97/101.
Listed as John Watson; age 9; born in NC; single; in household of father, David R. Watson.
2. 1930 Census, Durham Co, Cedar Fork Township; taken 8 Apr 1930; Page 229A; Image 9 of 18;
Family #91/91.
Listed as John Watson; age 19; born in NC; single; laborer in saw mill; in household of father,
David R. Watson.
3. 1940 Census, Durham Co, NC; Durmham Township; Braggtown; E.D. 32-55; taken on 2 Apr 1940;
Page 860B; Image 2 of 30; Household #23.
Listed as John Watson; age 29; born in NC; single; 1 yr HS education; lived in same house on
1 Apr 1935; life insurance salesman; in household of father, David R. Watson.


Lynn Watson

1. 1920 Census, Lee Co, NC; Deep River Township; taken on 19 jan 1920; Page 252B; Iamge
10 of 21; Family #97/101.
Listed as Lyma Watson; age 7; born in NC; single; in household of father, David R. Watson.
2. 1930 Census, Durham Co, Cedar Fork Township; taken 8 Apr 1930; Page 229A; Image 9 of 18;
Family #91/91.
Listed as Lynn Watson; age 17; born in NC; single; in household of father, David R. Watson.
3. 1940 Census, Durham Co, NC; Durmham Township; Braggtown; E.D. 32-55; taken on 2 Apr 1940;
Page 860B; Image 2 of 30; Household #23.
Listed as Lynn Watson; age 27; born in NC; single; 1 yr HS education; lived in same house on
1 Apr 1935; wholesale bakery salesman; in household of father, David R. Watson.


Richard Watson

1. 1930 Census, Durham Co, Cedar Fork Township; taken 8 Apr 1930; Page 229A; Image 9 of 18;
Family #91/91.
Listed as Richard Watson; age 9; born in NC; single; in household of father, David R. Watson.
2. 1940 Census, Durham Co, NC; Durmham Township; Braggtown; E.D. 32-55; taken on 2 Apr 1940;
Page 861A; Image 3 of 30; Household #23.
Listed as Richard Watson; age 19; born in NC; single; 2 yrs HS education; lived in same house on
1 Apr 1935; no listed occupation; in household of father, David R. Watson.


Robert Brown

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1949); Page 411; WV Archives Web Site.
Robert Brown; age 56; born in KY; single; living at hensley, WV; married on 29 Jul 1949 at
Welch, WV; Cinderella Newcomb; age 27; born in Wyoming Co, WV; single; living at
Hensley, WV.


Cinderella Newcomb

1. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Huff Creek District; taken on 18 Apr 1930; Page 182A;
Family #126/127.
Listed as Cinderella Newcomb; age 8; born in WV; in household of father, James Newcomb.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1949); Page 411; WV Archives Web Site.
Robert Brown; age 56; born in KY; single; living at hensley, WV; married on 29 Jul 1949 at
Welch, WV; Cinderella Newcomb; age 27; born in Wyoming Co, WV; single; living at
Hensley, WV.


James Purdie Watson

1. 1. 1940 Census, Chatham Co, NC; Capr fear Township; taken on 13 Apr 1940; E.D. 19-7; Page 77B;
Image 12 of 32; household #94.
Listed as James Watson; age 8 mons; born in NC; in household of father, Calvin A. Warson.
2. Bridges Cameron Funeral Home, Sandford, NC; Posted Obit.
"James Purdie Watson, age 78, of New Hill, NC, died Friday, February 16, 2018, at his home with his loving wife by his side.

"He was born in Chatham County, NC on July 29, 1939 to the late Calvin Alfred Watson and Sadie Wall Richardson Watson. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his step-mother Annie Baldwin Watson; siblings Sarah W. Mooneyham, C.A. Watson Jr., Thomas Watson and special uncle Richard E. Watson. James graduated from Moncure High School and attended Campbell College. James had long and successful careers at several companies including Ebasco Services, Collins-Aikman, Allied Chemical, G. E., CP&L and following his retirement he worked for Chatham County Public Works Department.

"James was a member of Ebenezer United Methodist Church. Some of his favorite past times included hunting for Civil War relics, bird and duck hunting, clay shooting and golfing. He especially enjoyed his annual pheasant hunting trip to South Dakota with special friends. He loved classic cars, anything from the 1950s and Waylon Jennings music. His most favorite things were his family, beloved pets and friends.

"He is survived by his wife of 56 years, Sue Gaines Watson; twin daughters Teressa Watson Harris and husband Duane of New Hill, Susanne Watson Kinlaw and husband Andy of Apex; grandchildren Brice Harris, Carson Harris, Chase Harris, Hannah Kinlaw and Drew Kinlaw; special aunt Evelyn F. Watson, many friends, hunting buddies and nieces and nephews.

"The family will receive friends Monday, February 19, 2018 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM at Bridges-Cameron Funeral Home. Funeral service will be Tuesday, February 20th at 2:00 PM at Ebenezer United Methodist Church with Pastor Benny Oakes officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.

"Memorials may be made to Ebenezer United Methodist Church, 724 Beaver Creek Rd., Apex, NC 27502 or the Jason Ray Transplant Center through the Jason Ray Foundation, PO Box 6326, Concord, NC 28027. Special thanks to Dr. Jennifer Normann; UNC Transplant Team; UNC doctors and staff; and Community Healthcare and Hospice nurse for the love and care."


Calvin Alfred Watson Sr

1. 1910 Census, Lee Co, NC; Deep River Township; taken on 26 Apr 1910; Page 96A; Image
20 of 29; Family #158/158.
Listed as Calvin A. Watson; age 7; born in NC; in household of father, David R. Watson.
2. 1920 Census, Lee Co, NC; Deep River Township; taken on 19 jan 1920; Page 252B; Iamge
10 of 21; Family #97/101.
Listed as Calvin Watson; age 17; born in NC; single; laborer in saw mill; in household
of father, David R. Watson.
3. North Carolina, Marriage Records, 1741-2011; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Calvin Alfred Watson
Gender: Male
Race: White
Age: 22
Birth Year: abt 1902
Marriage Date: 14 Aug 1924
Marriage Place: Anson, North Carolina, USA
Father: D R Watson
Mother: Corinna A Watson
Spouse: Sadie Wall Richardson
Spouse Gender: Female
Spouse Race: White
Spouse Age: 20
Spouse Father: F P Richardson
Spouse Mother: Sallie Richardson
Event Type: Marriage "
4. 1930 Census, Chatham Co, NC; Cape Fear Township; Carolina Power Hill; taken on 10 Apr 1930;
Page 179B; Image 14 of 29; Family #128/133.
Listed as Calvin A. Watson; age 27; born in SC; married at 22; fireman in electric power plant; head
of household.
5. 1940 Census, Chatham Co, NC; Capr fear Township; taken on 13 Apr 1940; E.D. 19-7; Page 77B;
Image 12 of 32; household #94.
Listed as Calvin Watson; age 38; born in NC; married; 1 yr HS education' lived in same house on
1 Apr 1935; craneman for electric copmany; head of household.
6. North Carolina, Marriage Records, 1741-2011; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Calvin A Watson
Gender: Male
Race: White
Age: 55
Birth Year: abt 1902
Marriage Date: 24 Aug 1957
Marriage Place: Chatham, North Carolina, USA
Spouse: Annie Elizabeth Baldwin
Spouse Gender: Female
Spouse Race: White
Spouse Age: 58
Event Type: Marriage "
7. Chatham Co, NC; Death Certificate #41461; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Calvin Alfred Watson; age 68; born 29 May 1902 in NC; married, husband of Annie Baldwin;
plant superintendent for public utility; SS#238-09-6383; living at Rt 2, Apex, NC; son of David
Robert and Corine (McNair) Watson; died 6 Dec 1970 at Wilsonvill, Chatham Co, NC due to
chronic obstructive lung disease; buried 7 Dec 1970 in Haywood Presbyterian (Church Cemetery),
Moncure, NC; informant, Mrs. Annie Baldwin Watson, RT 2, Apex, NC.


Annie Elizabeth Baldwin

1. North Carolina, Marriage Records, 1741-2011; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Annie Elizabeth Baldwin
Gender: Female
Race: White
Age: 58
Birth Year: abt 1899
Marriage Date: 24 Aug 1957
Marriage Place: Chatham, North Carolina, USA
Spouse: Calvin A Watson
Spouse Gender: Male
Spouse Race: White
Spouse Age: 55
Event Type: Marriage "


Cecil James Lester

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1965); Page 302; WV Archives Web Site.
Cecil James Lester; age 20; born 10 Dec 1944 at Davy, WV; single; living at Davy, WV; son of
Cecil and Alice Velvie (Culp) Lester; married on 2 Apr 1965 at Davy, WV; Lula Belle Brown;
age 16; born at Hensley, WV; single; living at Davy, WV; daughter of Eobert and Cindy (Newcomb)
Brown; with consent of Alice and Cecil Lester, parents of Cecil James Lester; and Robert and
Cindy Brown, Parents of Lula Mae Brown.


Lula Belle Brown

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1965); Page 302; WV Archives Web Site.
Cecil James Lester; age 20; born 10 Dec 1944 at Davy, WV; single; living at Davy, WV; son of
Cecil and Alice Velvie (Culp) Lester; married on 2 Apr 1965 at Davy, WV; Lula Belle Brown;
age 16; born at Hensley, WV; single; living at Davy, WV; daughter of Eobert and Cindy (Newcomb)
Brown; with consent of Alice and Cecil Lester, parents of Cecil James Lester; and Robert and
Cindy Brown, Parents of Lula Mae Brown.


Green "Jim" Lester Jr

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Wyoming Precinct; E.D. 24-58; taken
on 20 Jul 1940; Page 1132A; Image 25 of 60; Household #178.
Listed as Green Lester, Jr; age 6; born in WV; no education; not attending school; in household
of father, green Lester, Sr.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1965); Page 283; WV Archives Web Site.
Green Lester, Jr; age 30; born 23 May 1934 at Mohawk, WV; divorced; living at PO Box 11,
Iaeger, WV; son of Green and Armeda (Hunt) Lester; married on 20 Feb 1965 at Welch, WV;
Dollie Mae Arnold; age 20; born 9 Jun 1944 at War, WV; single; living at Iaeger, WV; daughter
of Carl and Agnes Mary Arnold.
3. Ohio, Divorce Abstracts, 1962-1963, 1967-1971, 1973-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Green Lester
Residence: Out of State
Spouse's Name: Della M Lester
Spouse's Residence: Grove City, Franklin
Marriage Duration (Years): 19
Number of Minor Children: 2
Grounds for Divorce: Other or Divorce Obtained Out of State
To Whom Decree Granted: Wife
County of Decree: Franklin
Decree Date: 27 Jun 1984
Cerificate Number: 22367
Volume Number: 5318"
4. United States Public Records, 1970-2009; LDS Web Site.
"Name Lester Green
Also Known As Green Lester
Residence Date 13 Nov 2000
Residence Place Iaeger, West Virginia, United States
Birth Date 23 May 1933
Address Iaeger, West Virginia 24844
Address Date 13 Nov 2000
2nd Address Iaeger, West Virginia 24844
2nd Address Date 01 Mar 2000
3rd Address Iaeger, West Virginia 24844
3rd Address Date 01 Feb 1988
Record Number 171322697"
5. Fanning Funeral Home; Iaeger, WV; Posted Obit.
"Green “Jim” Lester, Jr. 85 of Iaeger, WV, succumbed to a long illness January 27, 2019 at 7:30 AM at the home of his daughter in Grove City, OH.

Jim was born May 23, 1933, at Bull Creek near Mohawk, WV, a son of the late Green Lester Sr. and Armeda Hunt Lester. Jim served in the United States Army and was stationed in Germany during the mid to late 1950’s. Jim was a coal miner; he worked as an auger for approximately ten years, he was also a coal mine operator and an owner/operator of a coal truck company. Jim also worked at Lester Mobile Homes for twenty plus years. He loved moving mobile homes; every day was a different adventure. His hobbies were drag racing at Cedar Bluff, VA, playing pool; which he was very good at, and playing golf. If he could tell you his greatest achievement in life it would be when he gave his life to the Lord on August 28, 2016. Jim was the last surviving member of his original family. He will be sadly missed by all that knew him.

In addition to his parents Jim was preceded in death by one daughter Mildred Ann Lester-Shannon; seven brothers, Alfred, Stewart, Mart, Cecil, Edward, Joe and Leander Lester; and two sisters, Martha Lester Rachel and Melda Lester Slone.

Survivors include one daughter, Anita Lynn Lester-Huntzinger (Tim Browning); two sons, Jeff Lester (Drema) and Greg Lester (Nikki); grandchildren, Heather L. Sammons, Brittany D. Besonen, Sauanna F. Huntzinger, Samantha A. Hall and Stephanie Lester; ex-wife, Della Lester; great grandchildren, Derek, Brianna, Logan, Braylon, Danielle and Bailee; and numerous loved nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be conducted Friday, February 1, 2019 at 12 o’clock with Reverend Daniel Dean officiating at the Chapel of Fanning Funeral Home in Iaeger, WV. Following the services military rites will be conducted by the VFW Post #1144. Burial will then follow in the Green Lester Cemetery on the right fork of Bull Creek near Mohawk, WV. Family and friends will serve as pallbearers..."


Dollie Mae Arnold

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1965); Page 283; WV Archives Web Site.
Green Lester, Jr; age 30; born 23 May 1934 at Mohawk, WV; divorced; living at PO Box 11,
Iaeger, WV; son of Green and Armeda (Hunt) Lester; married on 20 Feb 1965 at Welch, WV;
Dollie Mae Arnold; age 20; born 9 Jun 1944 at War, WV; single; living at Iaeger, WV; daughter
of Carl and Agnes Mary Arnold.
2. Ohio, Divorce Abstracts, 1962-1963, 1967-1971, 1973-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Green Lester
Residence: Out of State
Spouse's Name: Della M Lester
Spouse's Residence: Grove City, Franklin
Marriage Duration (Years): 19
Number of Minor Children: 2
Grounds for Divorce: Other or Divorce Obtained Out of State
To Whom Decree Granted: Wife
County of Decree: Franklin
Decree Date: 27 Jun 1984
Cerificate Number: 22367
Volume Number: 5318"