McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families and Individuals

Notes


Elmer L. "Louie" Lawrence

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1923); Page 291; WV Archives Web Site.
Louie Lawrence; age 22; born in OH; single; miner; living at English, WV; son of ________; married
on 24 May 1923 at English, WV; Myrtle Price; age 19; born in Russell Co, VA; single; daughter of
Henry and Linnie.
2. Kanawha Co, Death Certificate #8529; WV Archives Web Site.
Elmer L. Lawrence; age 25 yrs, 6 mons, 23 days; born 10 Dec 1899 in WV; married; coal miner; son
of James and Ella (Cochran) Lawrence; died 3 Jul 1925 in the Mt. State Hospital, Charleston, WV;
due to injured spinal cord from railroad accident; buried 5 Jul 1925 at Marmet, WV; informant, Myrtle
Lawrence, English, WV.


Myrtle Price

1. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; English; Dry Fork Road; taken 7/9 __ 1920;
Page 4B; Image 8 of 39; Family #71/72.
Listed as Myrtle Price; age 16; born in VA; single; in household of father, James H. Price.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1923); Page 291; WV Archives Web Site.
Louie Lawrence; age 22; born in OH; single; miner; living at English, WV; son of ________; married
on 24 May 1923 at English, WV; Myrtle Price; age 19; born in Russell Co, VA; single; daughter of
Henry and Linnie.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1927); Page 312; WV Archives Web Site.
Clyde Evans; age 24; born in Lewis Co, KY; single; miner; living at English, WV; son of Morgan and
Maggie Evans; married on 10 Mar 1927 at Welch, WV; Myrtle Lawrence; age 23; born in Russell Co,
VA; widow; daughter of Edna and Lacy Price.
4. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; taken 16 Apr 1930; Page 264B; Image 48 of
51; Family #420/425.
Listed as Myrtle Evans; age 26; born in VA; married at 19; in household of husband, Clyde Evans.


Freddie Lawrence aka Evans

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; taken 16 Apr 1930; Page 267A; Image 49 of
51; Family #420/425.
Listed as Fred Lawrence; age 6; born in WV; in household of step-father, Clyde Evans.
2. Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Fred Evans
Last Residence:
26568 Enterprise, Harrison, West Virginia, USA
Born: 22 Mar 1924
Died: 25 May 2007
State (Year) SSN issued: West Virginia (1968)"
3. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Freddie Lawrence Evans
[Fred Lawrence Evans]
[Freddie Evans]
[Fred Evans]
Gender: Male
Race: White
Birth Date: 22 Mar 1924
Birth Place: McDowell CO, West Virginia
[Welott, West Virginia]
Death Date: 25 May 2007
Father: Elmer Lawrence
Mother: Myrtle Price
SSN: 234864869
Notes: Nov 1968: Name listed as FREDDIE LAWRENCE EVANS;
03 Dec 1987: Name listed as FRED LAWRENCE EVANS;
22 Aug 1995: Name listed as FREDDIE EVANS;
12 Jun 2007: Name listed as FRED EVANS"


Ted Lawrence

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; taken 16 Apr 1930; Page 267A; Image 49 of
51; Family #420/425.
Listed as Ted Lawrence; age 6; born in WV; in household of step-father, Clyde Evans.


Jess L. Warren

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1933); Page 364; WV Archives Web Site.
J.L. Warren; age 36; born in Green Co, TN; widowed; miner; living at Elbert, WV; son of W.N. and
Mary; married on 21 Dec 1933 at Wilcoe, WV; Katherine Arnold; age 25; born in TN; divorced; living
at Elbert, WV; daughter of John and Annie.
2. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; Filbert; E.D. 24-7; taken 6 May 1940; Page 141A;
Image 5 of 28; Household #31.
Listed as Jess Warren; age 43; born in TN; married; 6th grade education; lived in same place on 1
Apr 1935; miner; head of household.


Sarah Catherine Spriggs

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1933); Page 364; WV Archives Web Site.
J.L. Warren; age 36; born in Green Co, TN; widowed; miner; living at Elbert, WV; son of W.N. and
Mary; married on 21 Dec 1933 at Wilcoe, WV; Katherine Arnold; age 25; born in TN; divorced; living
at Elbert, WV; daughter of John and Annie.
2. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; Filbert; E.D. 24-7; taken 6 May 1940; Page 141A;
Image 5 of 28; Household #31.
Listed as Sarah Warren; age 32; born in TN; married; 3yrs HS education; lived in same place on 1
Apr 1935; in household of husband, Jess L. Warren.


Cornelius Calvin Sale Sr

1. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1995"; McDowell County Historical Society;
1995; "The Honorable Robert C. Byrd"; article; Pages 107-108; submitted by Geneva Steele, PO Box
37-B, Paynesville, WV 24873.
2. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by C. Fairchild; 3 Dec 2013.
" Cornelius Calvin Sale, Sr
Birth 1 May 1874
Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA
Death 8 Jan 1945 (aged 70)
North Wilkesboro, Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA
Burial
Mountlawn Memorial Park
North Wilkesboro, Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA
Memorial ID 121171835 "

Additional Information Posted:
"Son of James Sale and Martha Henderson; husband of 1) Ada Mae Kirby and 2) Ola Ethel Sale. He was married twice more, once to a Holloway and another woman, name unknown to me. Father of Cornelius Calvin Sale, Jr. who was adopted and renamed Robert Carlyle Byrd, US Senator from West Virginia. This Cornelius' death certificate says he was buried at Hinshaw Baptist Church, but Hinshaw does not have a cemetery, however, within walking distance of two blocks is the North Wilkesboro Town Cemetery, formerly "Baptist Cemetery", and his first wife is buried there, but in doing research at Mountlawn, I found him buried with his 4th and last wife and son, Jimmy Q."


Samuel Buster Taylor

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Volume #__(1943); Page 255; WV Archives Web Site.
Samuel B. Taylor; age __; born in Worth, WV; single; colored; living at Capels, WV; married on 24
Sep 1943 at Capels, WV; Louise Young; age 20; born in Mohegan, WV; single; colored; living at
Capels, WV
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Volume #__(1958); Page 360; WV Archives Web Site.
Samuel Buster Taylor; age 43; born in Worth, WV; colored; divorced; living at Capels, WV; married
on 30 Jul 1958 in Welch, WV; Emma Louise Young; age 34; born in Mohegan, WV; single; colored;
living at Capels, WV


Emma Louise Young

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Volume #__(1943); Page 255; WV Archives Web Site.
Samuel B. Taylor; age __; born in Worth, WV; single; colored; living at Capels, WV; married on 24
Sep 1943 at Capels, WV; Louise Young; age 20; born in Mohegan, WV; single; colored; living at
Capels, WV
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Volume #__(1958); Page 360; WV Archives Web Site.
Samuel Buster Taylor; age 43; born in Worth, WV; colored; divorced; living at Capels, WV; married
on 30 Jul 1958 in Welch, WV; Emma Louise Young; age 34; born in Mohegan, WV; single; colored;
living at Capels, WV


Peggy Ann Taylor

1. Giles Co, VA; Marriage License #85-021232; Ancestry.com Web Site.
John Terry Smith, Jr; age 29; born 6 Aug 1955 in NC; black; this is his 1st marriage; 11 yrs education;
living at Box 171, Hemphill, WV; son of John Terry and Eloise (Whitted) Smith; married on 24 May
1985 in Giles Co, VA; Peggy Ann Taylor; age 31; born 21 May 1954 in WV; black; divorced; this is her
2nd marriage; first marriage ended 15 Jun 1984; 12th grade education; living at Box 171, Hemphill.
WV; daughter of Samuel and Emma Louise (Young) Taylor.
2. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Peggy Ann Taylor
[Peggy Ann Culbreth]
[Peggy Smith]
Gender: Female
Race: Black
Birth Date: 21 May 1954
Birth Place: Caples McDow, West Virginia
[Welch McDowe??, West Virginia]
Death Date: 17 Jul 1993
SSN: 232887869
Notes: Apr 1969: Name listed as PEGGY ANN TAYLOR;
23 Jan 1979: Name listed as PEGGY ANN CULBRETH;
08 Apr 1992: Name listed as PEGGY A SMITH"
3. Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Peggy Taylor Smith
Death Date: 17 Jul 1993
Death Place: Roanoke, Virginia, USA
Spouse: J "
4. Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Peggy A. Smith
SSN: 232-88-7869
Last Residence:
24018 Roanoke, Roanoke, Virginia, USA
Born: 21 May 1954
Died: 17 Jul 1993
State (Year) SSN issued: North Carolina or West Virginia (1969)"


John Terry Smith Jr

1. Giles Co, VA; Marriage License #85-021232; Ancestry.com Web Site.
John Terry Smith, Jr; age 29; born 6 Aug 1955 in NC; black; this is his 1st marriage; 11 yrs education;
living at Box 171, Hemphill, WV; son of John Terry and Eloise (Whitted) Smith; married on 24 May
1985 in Giles Co, VA; Peggy Ann Taylor; age 31; born 21 May 1954 in WV; black; divorced; this is her
2nd marriage; first marriage ended 15 Jun 1984; 12th grade education; living at Box 171, Hemphill.
WV; daughter of Samuel and Emma Louise (Young) Taylor.


Peggy Ann Taylor

1. Giles Co, VA; Marriage License #85-021232; Ancestry.com Web Site.
John Terry Smith, Jr; age 29; born 6 Aug 1955 in NC; black; this is his 1st marriage; 11 yrs education;
living at Box 171, Hemphill, WV; son of John Terry and Eloise (Whitted) Smith; married on 24 May
1985 in Giles Co, VA; Peggy Ann Taylor; age 31; born 21 May 1954 in WV; black; divorced; this is her
2nd marriage; first marriage ended 15 Jun 1984; 12th grade education; living at Box 171, Hemphill.
WV; daughter of Samuel and Emma Louise (Young) Taylor.
2. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Peggy Ann Taylor
[Peggy Ann Culbreth]
[Peggy Smith]
Gender: Female
Race: Black
Birth Date: 21 May 1954
Birth Place: Caples McDow, West Virginia
[Welch McDowe??, West Virginia]
Death Date: 17 Jul 1993
SSN: 232887869
Notes: Apr 1969: Name listed as PEGGY ANN TAYLOR;
23 Jan 1979: Name listed as PEGGY ANN CULBRETH;
08 Apr 1992: Name listed as PEGGY A SMITH"
3. Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Peggy Taylor Smith
Death Date: 17 Jul 1993
Death Place: Roanoke, Virginia, USA
Spouse: J "
4. Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Peggy A. Smith
SSN: 232-88-7869
Last Residence:
24018 Roanoke, Roanoke, Virginia, USA
Born: 21 May 1954
Died: 17 Jul 1993
State (Year) SSN issued: North Carolina or West Virginia (1969)"


Samuel Buster Taylor

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Volume #__(1943); Page 255; WV Archives Web Site.
Samuel B. Taylor; age __; born in Worth, WV; single; colored; living at Capels, WV; married on 24
Sep 1943 at Capels, WV; Louise Young; age 20; born in Mohegan, WV; single; colored; living at
Capels, WV
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Volume #__(1958); Page 360; WV Archives Web Site.
Samuel Buster Taylor; age 43; born in Worth, WV; colored; divorced; living at Capels, WV; married
on 30 Jul 1958 in Welch, WV; Emma Louise Young; age 34; born in Mohegan, WV; single; colored;
living at Capels, WV


Emma Louise Young

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Volume #__(1943); Page 255; WV Archives Web Site.
Samuel B. Taylor; age __; born in Worth, WV; single; colored; living at Capels, WV; married on 24
Sep 1943 at Capels, WV; Louise Young; age 20; born in Mohegan, WV; single; colored; living at
Capels, WV
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Volume #__(1958); Page 360; WV Archives Web Site.
Samuel Buster Taylor; age 43; born in Worth, WV; colored; divorced; living at Capels, WV; married
on 30 Jul 1958 in Welch, WV; Emma Louise Young; age 34; born in Mohegan, WV; single; colored;
living at Capels, WV