McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families and Individuals

Notes


Cage Lester

1. Buchanan Co, VA; Marriage License #75-021357; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Cage Lester; age 25; born 16 Jul 1949 in WV; single; this is his 1st marriage; 4th grade education;
living at Raysal, WV; son of Lloyd and Cynthia (Lester) Lester; married on 6 Jun 1975 in Grundy, VA;
Marion Louise Green; maiden name, Payne; age 30; born 2 Jan 1945 in WV; divorced; this is her
2nd marriage; 4th grade education; living at Raysal, WV; daughter of William Claude and Clara
(Osborne) Payne.
2. U.S. Public Records Index, 1950-1993, Volume 1; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Cage Lester
Birth Date: 16 Jul 1949
Phone Number: 967-7455
Address: PO Box 682, Bradshaw, WV, 24817-0682 (1996)"
3. Fanning Funeral Home; Iaeger, WV; Posted Obit.
"Cage Lester, 69, of War, WV, passed away Thursday, May 9, 2019 at his residence.

"Cage was born July 16, 1949 in Paynesville, WV a son of the late Lloyd and Cynthia Lester.

"In addition to his parents Cage was preceded in death by three sisters, Lovis Roberts, Polly Blakley and Pattie Short; four brothers, Elwood, Sherwood, Alfred, and Shade Lester and his former wife, Louise Payne.

"Survivors include his sister, Mattie Lester of Bartley, WV; three stepsons, David Green and Missy, Ed Green and Judy and Everette Green and Jane Osborne; two stepdaughters, Linda Coleman and Ivan and Mary Bryant and Rex; and his significant other, Tammy Stacy and her son, Albert.

"A graveside service will be conducted Tuesday, May 14, 2019 at 2 o’clock with Elder Fred Bailey officiating at the Tom Lester Cemetery on Baker Fork Ridge near Paynesville, WV...."


Marion Louise Payne

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1963); Page 375; WV Archives Web Site.
Everett Green; age 25; born in Welch, WV; single; living in Hemphill, WV; married on 30 Sep 1963 in
Hemphill, WV; Marion Louise Payne; age 18; born and living in Hemphill, WVl single; with consent
of Claude and Clara Payne, parents of Marion Louise Payne.


Russell Edward Gates

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1928); Page 337; WV Archives Web Site.
Russell Gates; age 22; born in Brownsville, PA; single; miner; living at Yukon, WV; son of John and
Fannie; married on 9 Apr 1928 at Capels, WV; Kathleen Smith; age 22; born in McDowell Co, WV;
single; daughter of George and Virginia.
2. WWII Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Russell Edward Gates
Gender: Male
Race: White
Age: 32
Relationship to Draftee: Self (Head)
Birth Date: 3 Aug 1908
Birth Place: Dixonville, Pennsylvania, USA
Residence Place: War, Mcdowell, West Virginia, USA
Registration Date: 16 Oct 1940
Employer: Carter Coal Co
Weight: 160
Complexion: Light
Eye Color: Blue
Hair Color: Black
Height: 5 10
Next of Kin: Kathleen Virginia Gates
Household Members:
Name Relationship
Russell Edward Gates Self (Head)
Kathleen Virginia Gates Wife"
3. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by Joan of VA; 16 Dec 2008.
"Russell Edward Gates
Birth 3 Aug 1908
USA
Death 9 Jan 1960 (aged 51)
West Virginia, USA
Burial
Lomax-Yukon Cemetery
Yukon, McDowell County, West Virginia, USA "

Additional Information Posted:
"Russell was the son of John Wilson Gates and Fannie (Rowen) Gates"


Kathleen Virginia Smith

1. 1910 Census, Mercer Co, WV; Beaver Pond District; taken 12 May 1910; Page 28B; Image 4 of 24;
Family #36/36.
Listed as Infant Smith; age 1 mon; born in WV; in household of father, George L. Smith.
2. 1920 Census, Mingo Co, WV; Lee District; Rawl; taken on 14 Jan 1920; Page 71A; Image 15 of 23;
Family #150/150.
Listed as Rollean Smith; age 8; born in WV; in household of father, George L. Smith.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1928); Page 337; WV Archives Web Site.
Russell Gates; age 22; born in Brownsville, PA; single; miner; living at Yukon, WV; son of John and
Fannie; married on 9 Apr 1928 at Capels, WV; Kathleen Smith; age 22; born in McDowell Co, WV;
single; daughter of George and Virginia.
4. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Kathleen V Gates
Gender: Female
Birth Date: 11 May 1910
Death Date: 12 Aug 1998
Claim Date: 6 Mar 1972
SSN: 230243034"
4. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by The Angel Hunter; 8 Jan 2009.
" Kathleen Smith Gates
Birth 1910
Death 1998 (aged 87–88)
Burial
Lomax-Yukon Cemetery
Yukon, McDowell County, West Virginia, USA "


John William Gates

1. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #16177; WV Archives Web Site.
John William Gates; born 20 Jan 1884 in Uniontown, PA; married; husband of Fannie Roen
(sic, Rowen); mine boss for Yukon Pocahontas Coal and Coke; son of John and _____ Gates;
died 19 Nov 1937 at Yukon, WV; due to "Accidental, Mountain Squeeze on coal. slab from rib
crushing him to death, pillar work, robbing mule"; buried 22 Nov 1937 in Lomax, WV; informant,
Dauven Smith, Yukon.


Samuel Smith

1. 1900 Census, Mercer Co, WV; Rock District; Bramwell; taken 14 Jun 1900; Page 168A; Image 19 of
32; Family #194/196.
Listed as Samuel Smith; age 30; born in VA; single; day laborer; in household of brother, George
Smith.


Gary G. Hamm

1. Alleghany Co, NC; Marriage License #4295; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Gary G. Hamm; age 20; living in Grant, VA; son of George W. and Virginia Ham; married on 28 Oct
1957 in Sparta, NC; June Mabe; age 20. living in Grant, VA; daughter of William and Julia Mabe.


Marie June Mabe

1. Alleghany Co, NC; Marriage License #4295; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Gary G. Hamm; age 20; living in Grant, VA; son of George W. and Virginia Ham; married on 28 Oct
1957 in Sparta, NC; June Mabe; age 20. living in Grant, VA; daughter of William and Julia Mabe.
2. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Marie June Hamm
[Marie J Hamm]
[Marie June Mabe]
Gender: Female
Race: White
Birth Date: 2 Jun 1938
Birth Place: War McDowell, West Virginia
[Unk, Virginia]
Death Date: 25 Oct 2006
Father: Cicero W Mabe
Mother: Julia A Mariono
SSN: 329564145
Notes: 15 Jan 1973: Name listed as MARIE JUNE HAMM;
26 Sep 1986: Name listed as MARIE J HAMM"
3. Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Marie J. Hamm
Last Residence:
60656 Chicago, Cook, Illinois
Born: 2 Jun 1938
Died: 25 Oct 2006
State (Year) SSN issued: Illinois (1973)"


Veda May Ash

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Northfork District; Crumpler; E.D. 24-53; taken 8 Apr 1940; Page
925B; Image 20 of 62; Household #158.
Listed as Veda Foster; age 25; born in WV; married; 9th grade education; lived in same place on
1 Apr 1935; in household of father, David L. Ash; with two children.
2. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Veda May Foster
[Veda M Foster]
[Veda May Ashe]
Gender: Female
Race: White
Birth Date: 5 Apr 1915
Birth Place: Crumpler Mcd, West Virginia
Death Date: Oct 1988
Father: David L Ashe
Mother: Daisy M Gillenwater
SSN: 212228937
Notes: Sep 1942: Name listed as VEDA MAY FOSTER;
17 Oct 1988: Name listed as VEDA M FOSTER"


Jackie Foster

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Northfork District; Crumpler; E.D. 24-53; taken 8 Apr 1940; Page
925B; Image 20 of 62; Household #158.
Listed as Jackie Foster; age 6; born in WV; 1st grade education; attendig school; lived in same place
on 1 Apr 1935; in household of grandfather, David L. Ash; with mother.


Tommy Foster

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Northfork District; Crumpler; E.D. 24-53; taken 8 Apr 1940; Page
925B; Image 20 of 62; Household #158.
Listed as Tommy Foster; age 4; born in WV; in household of grandfather, David L. Ash; with mother.