McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families

Notes


Emilo Joseph Piconi

1. WWII Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Emilio Joseph Piconi
Race: White
Age: 20
Relationship to Draftee: Self (Head)
Birth Place: Crumpler, West Virginia, USA
Birth Date: 11 Mar 1922
Residence Place: Keystone, Mcdowell, West Virginia, USA
Registration Date: 30 Jun 1942
Employer: Koppers Coal Co
Weight: 135
Complexion: Dark
Eye Color: Brown
Hair Color: Black
Height: 5 5
Next of Kin: Jack Piconi
Household Members:
Name Relationship
Emilio Joseph Piconi Self (Head)"
2. World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Emilio J Piconi
Birth Year: 1922
Race: White, citizen (White)
Nativity State or Country: West Virginia
State of Residence: West Virginia

Enlistment Date: 6 Mar 1943
Enlistment State: Kentucky
Enlistment City: Fort Thomas Newport
Branch: No branch assignment
Branch Code: No branch assignment
Grade: Private
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: 3 years of high school
Civil Occupation: Unskilled occupations in extraction of minerals, n.e.c.
Marital Status: Single, without dependents
Height: 79
Weight: 087"
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1946); Page 502; WV Archives Web Site.
Emilio Joseph Piconi; age 24; born in Crumpler, WV; single; living at Keystone, WV; married on 15
Jun 1946 at Powhatan; Esther Elizabeth Capicotta; age 22; born in Elkhorn, WV; single; living at
Northfork, WV.
4. World War II Young American Patriots, 1941-1945; McDowell Co, WV; Page 408; Ancestry.com Web
Site.
Emilio Joseph Piconi; born 11 Mar 1922; Sgt US Army; entered service 27 Feb 1943; served at St.
Petersburg, FL; Lincoln, NE; Chanute Field, IL; Camp Stoneman, CA; New Guines; Philippines;
Okinawa; Kyoto, Japan; Ft. Knox, KY; awarded 7 Bronze Stars; Good Conduct Medal; Victory Medal
America; and P.I. Liberation; attended Northfork HS; Scared heart Church; son of M/M Jack Piconi,
Keystone, WV; husband of Mrs.Esther Elizabeth Capicotta Piconi, McComas, WV.
5. Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Emilio Joseph Piconi
[Emilio J Piconi]
Gender: Male
Race: White
Birth Date: 11 Mar 1922
Birth Place: Crumpler Mcd, West Virginia
Death Date: 20 Sep 1997
Father: Jack Piconi
Mother: Ruth Andrighetti
SSN: 236289845
Notes: May 1941: Name listed as EMILIO JOSEPH PICONI;
27 Sep 1997: Name listed as EMILIO J PICONI"
6. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by chuckbd; 4 Jun 2014.
" Emilio Joseph Piconi
Birth 11 Mar 1922
Crumpler, McDowell County, West Virginia, USA
Death 20 Sep 1997 (aged 75)
Princeton, Mercer County, West Virginia, USA
Burial
Woodlawn Memorial Park
Bluewell, Mercer County, West Virginia, USA"


Phillip Coleman Altizer

1. Pendelton Co, WV; Marriage Registry; Vol #__(1947); Page 3; Line #17; WV Archives Web Site.
Philip Coleman Altizer; age 27; born in McDowell Co, WV; living in Franklin, WV; married ob 27
Nov 1947 in Franklin, WV; Alice Woodson Bowman; age 19; born in Rockingham Co, WV; living
in Franklin, WV.
2. Virginia, Divorce Records, 1918-2014; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Philip Coleman Altizer
Gender: Male
Race: White
Divorce Age: 54
Birth Date: 1 Dec 1919
Marriage Date: 27 Nov 1947
Divorce Date: 19 Jul 1974
Divorce Place: Tazewell, Virginia, USA
Spouse: Alice Woodson Bowman
Number of Children: 0"
3. Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Philip Coleman Altizer
Gender: Male
Race: White
Age: 54
Birth Date: 1 Dec 1919
Marriage Registration Place: Tazewell, Virginia, USA
Marriage Date: 6 Sep 1974
Marriage Place: Tazewell, Virginia, USA
Father: William Elsie Altizer
Mother: Elizabeth Hodnett
Spouse: Jeanne Desperques Peery
4. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Philip Coleman Altizer
[Philip Altizer]
Gender: Male
Race: White
Birth Date: 21 Dec 1919
Birth Place: Worth, West Virginia
Death Date: Dec 1979
Father: William E Altizer
Mother: Nancy E Hodnett
SSN: 236099492
Notes: Dec 1936: Name listed as PHILIP COLEMAN ALTIZER;
04 Jan 1988: Name listed as PHILIP ALTIZER"
5. Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Philip Coleman Altizer
Gender: Male
Race: White
Death Age: 60
Birth Date: 1 Dec 1919
Death Date: 10 Dec 1979
Death Place: Tazewell, Tazewell, Virginia, USA
Registration Date: 27 Dec 1979
Father: William E Altizer
Mother: Bess E Hodnett
Spouse: Jeanne D Altizer
Military Status: Yes"


Alice Woodson Bowman

1. Pendelton Co, WV; Marriage Registry; Vol #__(1947); Page 3; Line #17; WV Archives Web Site.
Philip Coleman Altizer; age 27; born in McDowell Co, WV; living in Franklin, WV; married ob 27
Nov 1947 in Franklin, WV; Alice Woodson Bowman; age 19; born in Rockingham Co, WV; living
in Franklin, WV.
2. Virginia, Divorce Records, 1918-2014; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Alice Woodson Bowman
Gender: Female
Race: White
Divorce Age: 46
Birth Date: 29 Apr 1928
Marriage Date: 27 Nov 1947
Divorce Date: 19 Jul 1974
Divorce Place: Tazewell, Virginia, USA
Spouse: Philip Coleman Altizer
Number of Children: 0"


George Roosevelt O'Neal

1. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
Barker's Ridge District, Family #16.
Listed as George R. O'Neal, age 3, in household of father, Hiram O'Neal.
2. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Barkers Ridge District, taken on 23 May 1910;
Page 212B, Family #288.
Listed as George R. O'Neal, age 10, born in WV, in household of father, Hiram O'Neal.
3. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1936); Page 416; WV Archives Web Site.
George R. O'Neal; age 40; born in Wyoming Co, WV; living at Bud, WV; son of Hiram and Betty
O'Neal; married on 14 Sep 1936 at the home of Charley Maynard, Bud, WV; Ada Lee Byrd; age 20;
born in _____WV; living at Bud, WV; daughter of J.W. and Allie Byrd.
4. WWII Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: George Roosevelt O Neal
Gender: Male
Race: White
Age: 44
Relationship to Draftee: Self (Head)
Birth Place: Wyoming, West Virginia, USA
Birth Date: 28 Aug 1897
Residence Place: Bud, Wyoming, West Virginia, USA
Registration Date: 16 Feb 1942
Employer: Easton Coal Company
Weight: 138
Complexion: Light
Eye Color: Gray
Hair Color: Brown
Height: 5 6
Next of Kin: Ada Lee O Neal
Household Members:
Name Relationship
George Roosevelt O Neal Self (Head)
Ada Lee O Neal Wife"


Ada Lee Byrd

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1936); Page 416; WV Archives Web Site.
George R. O'Neal; age 40; born in Wyoming Co, WV; living at Bud, WV; son of Hiram and Betty
O'Neal; married on 14 Sep 1936 at the home of Charley Maynard, Bud, WV; Ada Lee Byrd; age 20;
born in _____WV; living at Bud, WV; daughter of J.W. and Allie Byrd.


Ronnie Dale O'Neal

1. Tankersley Funeral Home; Mullens, WV; Posted Obit.
"Ronnie Dale O’Neal, 72, of Mullens, passed away on Saturday, December 1, 2018 at Ruby Memorial Hospital, Morgantown following a short illness.

"Born June 5, 1946 at Bud, he was the son of the late George Roosevelt and Ada Lee (Byrd) O’Neal.

"Ron was a former employee of the City of Mullens and most recently worked as a Security Guard.

"In addition to his parents he is also preceded in death by an infant brother, Robert Harvey, James Lewis, and Johnny Hullen O’Neal; and two half-brothers, Joseph Howard O’Neal and George Maynard, Jr.

"Those left to cherish his memory include his loving sister, Betty O’Neal of Princeton; four loving brothers, Joseph O’Neal of Princeton, Charles O’Neal of Mullens, Troy O’Neal of Springfield, Oregon, and Richard O’Neal of Princeton; and numerous nieces and nephews.

"Committal service will be 1:00 P.M. Sunday, December 9, 2018 at Tankersley Funeral Home Chapel, Mullens. Burial will follow in the Bud Cemetery, Bud...."


Curtis Calvin Owens

1. Russell Co, WV; Marriage License #14535; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Curtis Owens; age 19; born in English, WV; single; farm laborer; living at War, WV; son of Earnest
Church and Ruby owens; married on 6 May 1964 at Lebanon, VA; Loretta Ann Lee; age 16; born
in War, WV; single; living at War, WV; daughter of Rufus Louie Lee and Betty Ross.
2. Douglas Mortuary; Welch, WV; Posted Obit.
" Curtis Calvin Owens, 73, of War passed away Monday, June 19, 2017 in Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital, Roanoke, Va.
" Born June 13, 1944 in Yukon he was the son of Ruby Church of War, and the late Ernest Church. He was a former custodian with Head Start.
"In addition to his mother he is survived by his wife, Loretta Ann Lee Owens of the home; eight children, Curtiss Owens Jr. and partner Andrea Hoover, Danny Owens and wife Becky, Kenny Owens and wife Amanda, Sun Set Owens and wife Donna, Dovena Owens and companion Wayne, Teresa Hicks and husband Paul, Data Beaver, and Robert Owens; two brothers, Ernest Church Jr. and wife Mildred and Denny Church and wife Leeanna; one sister, Jennifer Smith and husband Dennis; 15 grandchilddren and 6 great grandchildren; and Many nieces and nephews and friends.
"Funeral service will be conducted Friday at 12 Noon at the Word Assembly of God in War with the Revs. Kenneth Cline and Ralph Brewster officiating. Burial will follow in the Owens Family Cemetery, War Cove.


Loretta Ann Lee

1. Russell Co, WV; Marriage License #14535; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Curtis Owens; age 19; born in English, WV; single; farm laborer; living at War, WV; son of Earnest
Church and Ruby owens; married on 6 May 1964 at Lebanon, VA; Loretta Ann Lee; age 16; born
in War, WV; single; living at War, WV; daughter of Rufus Louie Lee and Betty Ross.


Betty Lou Adams

1. Buchanan Co, VA; Marriage License #18242; Ancestry.com Website.
Clyde Hughes; age 28; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; never married; coal miner; living at
Warriormine, WV; son of Clarence and Fannie (Dunford) Hughes; married on 29 Jun 1965 in
Grundy, VA; Betty Lou Roberts; maiden name, Adams; age 24; born in McDowell Co, WV; divorced;
this is her third marriage unemployed; living at Warriormine, WV; daughter of Leonard Manuel and
Mary Elizabeth (Blankenship) Adams.
2. Russell Co, VA; Marriage License #76-055730; Ancestry.com Website.
Clyde hughes; age 39; born 7 Apr 1937 at Warriormine, WV; divorced; this is his 2nd marriage; 4th
grade education; living at War, WV; son of Clarence and Fannie D. (Dunford) Hughes; married on 22
Dec 1976 in Lebanon, VA; Betty Lou Hughes; maiden name Adams; age 35; born 24 Feb 1941 at
Bradshaw, WV; divorced; this is her 4th marriage; 6th grade education; living at War, WV; daughter of
Manuel and Mary E. (Blankenship) Adams.
3. FindAGrave.com Website. submitted by Patty Greene; 9 Aug 2018.
" Betty Lou Adams Hughes
Birth 24 Feb 1941
Welch, McDowell County, West Virginia, USA
Death 20 Jun 2013 (aged 72)
Roanoke County, Virginia, USA
Burial Tom Sparks Cemetery
Paynesville, McDowell County, West Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 192097390"

Additional Information Posted:
"Peterstown, WV – Betty Lou Adams-Hughes age 72 of Peterstown, WV passed away Thursday, June 20, 2013 at Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital, Roanoke, VA.

"She was born February 24, 1941 at Welch, WV. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, Clyde Hughes Sr. (1937-2007), three sons, James Hobert Iski (Deceased), Clarence Harvey Hughes (Deceased) and Christopher M. Hughes (Deceased); and a daughter, Mary Elizabeth Hughes-Tester (Deceased).

"Survivors include four sons, Sim Roberts of Narrows, VA, Clyde Hughes Jr. of Rich Creek, VA, Robert Hughes of Peterstown, WV and Jason Hughes of Princeton, WV; one daughter, Alva Kay Lester of Pineville, WV; five brothers, Roy, Denzel, Harvey, Daniel Ray, and Marshall Adams; and a sister, Dori Hughes-Breeden.

"Graveside services will be 11:00 AM at the Tom Sparks Cemetery, Bradshaw, WV."


Frances Louise Wiles

1. Buchanan Co, VA; Marriage License #78 035444; Ancestry.com Website.
Robert Anthony Addair; age 34; born 17 Mar 1944 in WV; divorced; this is his 2nd marriage; first
marriage ended 10 Aug 1978; 11th grade education; living at Box 130, Caretta, WV; son of Thomas
Lawrence and Virginia Leah (Sparks) Addair; married on 17 Aug 1978 in Grundy, VA; Frances Louise
Fuller; maiden name Wiles; age 32; born 23 Sep 1945 in WV; divorced; this is her 2nd marriage;
first marriage ended 23 Nov 1977; 12th grade education; living at Box 819, Pineville, WV; daughter of
Edward Green and Nellie Naomi (Cook) Wiles.


Phillip LaCaria

1. Fanning Funeral Home; Iaeger, WV; Posted Obit,
"Philip LaCaria, Age 73, of Welch, West Virginia, passed away Saturday, July 20, 2019 at his residence. Born November 15, 1945 in La Crosse, Wisconsin, he was the son of the late Mr. Philip LaCaria & late Ms. Mavis Olson.Mr. LaCaria was a well-known Attorney in Welch, West Virginia serving the local area since 1972. A Class of 1972 Graduate of West Virginia University Law School, Fiduciary Commissioner, Member of The American Legion, Public Defender Board, National Guard (serving from 1968-1978), Bridgeport, West Virginia High School Graduate – Class of 1963, Member of The West Virginia State Bar, Member of The Deputy Sheriff’s Civil Service, “The Biggest West Virginia University Mountaineers Fan That Ever Lived”, as well as Past President of The McDowell County Humane Society.

"Survivors include his Wife: Ms. Elaine LaCaria of the Home, Two (2) Children: Sara LaCaria & Mark LaCaria of Welch, Brother: Perry LaCaria and Wife Suzanne of Boca Raton, Florida, Nephew: Peyton LaCaria and Wife Christy of Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Sister: Pam Cherubino and Husband Carl of Columbus, Ohio, Nephew: Joseph Cherubino and Wife Pam of Columbus, Ohio as well as Nephew: Matthew Cherubino and Husband Mike Manter of Columbus, Ohio.

"Celebration of Life Services will be conducted at Welch First United Methodist Church on Sunday, July 28, 2019 at 4:00pm with Pastor Virgil Green officiating. Friends may call Sunday, July 28, 2019 from 3:00pm until 4:00pm at Welch United Methodist Church.

"Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.fanningfuneralhomes.com

" In lieu of flowers, contributions to The McDowell County Humane Society, PO Box 714, Welch, West Virginia 24801-0714 would be greatly appreciated.Fanning Funeral Home of Welch / War is serving The LaCaria Family."


Ella Beckner

1. Buchanan Co, VA; Marriage License #68 049635; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Isham James Hagerman; age 65; bor 20 May 1903 in WV; widowed; this is his 3rd marriage; 3rd
grade education; living at Box 22, Yukon, WV; son of William Harve and Dollie (Salyers) Hagerman;
married on 3 Dec 1968 at Vansant, VA; Ella Mills, maiden name Beckner; age 59; born 5 Dec 1908
in VA; widow; this is her 3rd marriage; 2 yrs HS education; living at War, WV; daughter of Henry Clay
and Harriet Amanda (Allen) Beckner.