McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families and Individuals

Notes


Kennetta Kay Friend

1. Giles Co, VA; Marriage License #70 005243; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Billy Ray Griffey; age 31; born 22 jan 1939 in WV; divorced; this is his 2nd marriage; 2yrs HS
education; living at Rt 1, Bucyrus, Crawfor Co, OH; son of George Woodrow and Nettie Beatrice
(Wyatt) Griffey; married on 14 feb 1970 in Pearisburg, VA; Kennetta Kay Smith; maiden name Friend;
age 21; born 9 Jul 1948 in WV; divorced; this is her 2nd marriage; 3 yrs HS education; living at Rt 1,
Bucyrus, Crawford Co, OH; daughter of Kenneth Hale and Emma Leona (Bonnell) Friend.


Billy Ray Griffith

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Big Sandy, E.D. 24-37; taken on 24 Apr 1940;
Page 757A; Image 28 of 35; Household #55.
Listed as Billy Ray Griffie; age 1; born in WV; in household of father, George W. Griffith.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1958); Page 6; WV Archives Web Site.
Billy Ray Griffey; age 21; born in Big Sandy, WV; single; living at Box 41, Big Sandy, WV; marroed on
22 December 1958 at Roderfield, WV; Alva Faye Morgan; age 21; born in Wolf Pen, WV; single; living
at Hensley, WV.
3. Giles Co, VA; Marriage License #70 005243; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Billy Ray Griffey; age 31; born 22 jan 1939 in WV; divorced; this is his 2nd marriage; 2yrs HS
education; living at Rt 1, Bucyrus, Crawfor Co, OH; son of George Woodrow and Nettie Beatrice
(Wyatt) Griffey; married on 14 feb 1970 in Pearisburg, VA; Kennetta Kay Smith; maiden name Friend;
age 21; born 9 Jul 1948 in WV; divorced; this is her 2nd marriage; 3 yrs HS education; living at Rt 1,
Bucyrus, Crawford Co, OH; daughter of Kenneth Hale and Emma Leona (Bonnell) Friend.


Clarence Moody Miller

1. FindAgrave.com Web Site; submitted by Clifford Edsel Miller; 17 Aug 2012.
" Clarence Moody Miller
Birth 8 Apr 1917
USA
Death 20 Jun 1953 (aged 36)
USA
Burial
Noah Stewart Cemetery
Buchanan County, Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 95485968 "


Evelyn Lucille Griffith

1. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1999"; 1999; By Geneva Steel, Tom
Hatcher and Sandra Long; "Wiley B. Griffith"; Article; Page 155; submitted by Elizabeth G.
McClanahan; HC 61, Box 18AA, Grundy, VA 24614.
2. FindAgrave.com Web Site; submitted by Clifford Edsel Miller; 17 Aug 2012.
" Evelyn G. Griffith Miller
Birth 2 Mar 1916
Bradshaw, McDowell County, West Virginia, USA
Death 20 Jul 1954 (aged 38)
McDowell County, West Virginia, USA
Burial
Noah Stewart Cemetery
Buchanan County, Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 95486040 "


Robert Lee Thornquist

1. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; taken 19/20 Jun 1900; Page 248B; Image
20 of 68; Family #175/175.
Listed as Robert L. Thornquist; age 8 mons; born in Sep 1899 in WV; in household of father, John
Perry Thornquist.
2. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Taken 11 May 1910; page 94A; Image 30
of 31; Family #271/273.
Listed as Robert L. Thornquist; age 10; born in WV; in household of father, John P. Thornquist.
3. McDowell Co, WV; WW I Draft Registration Card #2065; 12 Sep 1918; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Robert Lee Thornquest; age 18; born 28 Sep 1899; living in Yukon, WV; coal miner; employed by
Buchanan Coal Co, Yukon, WV; nearest relative, Sarah Thornquest, Yukon, WV; tall with slender
build; blue eyes and light hair.
4. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; Susanna precinct; taken 23 Jan 1920; Page
35B; Image 28 of 47; Family #265/274.
Listed as Lee Thornquist; age 20; born in WV; single; motorman in coal mine; in household of father,
John P. Thronquist.
5. Raleigh Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1928); Page 69; WV Archives Web Site.
Robert Lee Thornquest; age 28; born in Panther, WV; living at Cranberry, WV; married on 13 May
1928 at Beckley, WV; Ruth Leeady; age 18; born in Readyfield, WV; living at Cranberry, WV.


Ruth Captole Leedy

1. Raleigh Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1928); Page 69; WV Archives Web Site.
Robert Lee Thornquest; age 28; born in Panther, WV; living at Cranberry, WV; married on 13 May
1928 at Beckley, WV; Ruth Leeady; age 18; born in Readyfield, WV; living at Cranberry, WV.


Ervin Paul Stacy

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1921); Page 156; WV Archives Web Site.
Paul Stacy; age 18; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; farmer; living at Dan, WV; son of John and
Sallie; married on 12 May 1921 at Dan, WV; Bessie Ball; age 19; born in Russell Co, VA; single;
daughter of Silas and Rolly.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1935); Page 146; WV Archives Web Site.
E.P. Stacy; age 30; born in Buchanan Co, VA; divorced; miner; living at Bradshaw, WV; son of John
and Sallie; married on 24 Aug 1935 at Lex, WV; Jane Davis; age 28; born in McDowell Co, WV;
divorced; living at Bradshaw, WV; daughter of Dan and Pheobe Kennedy.
3. WWII Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Irvin Paul Stacy
Race: White
Age: 38
Relationship to Draftee: Self (Head)
Birth Date: 6 May 1903
Birth Place: Grundy, Virginia, USA
Residence Place: Woosley Creek Bradshaw, Mcdowell, West Virginia, USA
Registration Date: 16 Feb 1942
Registration Place: Woosley Creek Bradshaw, Mcdowell, West Virginia, USA
Employer: Stacy Bro Saw Mill
Weight: 135
Complexion: Sallow
Eye Color: Blue
Hair Color: Brown
Height: 5 6
Next of Kin: W M Stacy
Household Members:
Name Relationship
Irvin Paul Stacy Self (Head)"
4. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #4709; WV Archives Web Site.
Ervin Paul Stacy; age 51; orn in May 1903 in Grundy, VA; married; construction contractor; living at
Bradshaw, WV; SS# 233-20-0703; son of John and Sally (Shepard) Stacy; died 4 Mar 1955 at
Bradshaw, WV; due to carcinoma of lungs; buried 6 Mar 1955 in Iaeger Memorial; informant,
William Stacy.
5. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 8 Dec 2013.
E. Paul Stacy; born 6 May 1903; died 4 Mar 1955; buried here; headstone and grave marker photos
shown.


Jane Davis

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1935); Page 146; WV Archives Web Site.
E.P. Stacy; age 30; born in Buchanan Co, VA; divorced; miner; living at Bradshaw, WV; son of John
and Sallie; married on 24 Aug 1935 at Lex, WV; Jane Davis; age 28; born in McDowell Co, WV;
divorced; living at Bradshaw, WV; daughter of Dan and Pheobe Kennedy.