McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families and Individuals

Notes


Elmer Tilley

1. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Clear Fork District, taken on 8 Apr 1930, Page 167B, Family #62.
Listed as Elmer Tilley, age 2 months, born in WV, in household of father, Thomas F. Tilley.
2. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1949); Page 27; WV Archives Web Site.
Elmer Tilley; age 21; born and living at Clear Fork, WV; single; son of T.F. and Vida Tilley; married on
20 Mar 1949 at Baileysville, WV; Athelene Vance; age 18; born in Logan Co, WV; single; living at
Simon, WV; daughter of Garland and Ingabo Vance.
3. Stafford Funeral Home; Lynco, WV; Posted Obit.
"Elmer Tilley, 89, of Lynco, WV Went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday February 26, 2019 at Raleigh
General Hospital, Beckley, WV. He was born January 10, 1930 in Clear Fork, WV, a son of the late Thomas
Field and Vida Toler Tilley. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather and friend. Elmer was a UMWA
member and retired after forty-four years of coal mining. In Addition to his parents he was preceded in
death by three brothers Raymond, Earnest and Thomas, Jr.; two sisters Ruth and Ruby; and a son-in-law
Bobby Ray Rhinehart. Survivors include his loving wife of almost 71 years Athelene Vance Tilley; two
daughters Bonnie Rinehart and Debra and husband Robert Trent; a son Richard and wife Regina Tilley;
three grandchildren Melissa and husband Will McGregor, Justin and wife Katie Grimmette and Levi Tilley;
two great grandchildren and a great great grandchild; and a host of other loving family and friends.
Graveside services will be held at 1:00 PM on Monday March 4th in the Palm Memorial Gardens
Mausoleum, Matheny, with Rev. Valdis Bailey officiating. He will be laid to rest in Palm Memorial
Gardens, Matheny, WV. Pallbearers will be family and friends...."


Athelene Vance

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1949); Page 27; WV Archives Web Site.
Elmer Tilley; age 21; born and living at Clear Fork, WV; single; son of T.F. and Vida Tilley; married on
20 Mar 1949 at Baileysville, WV; Athelene Vance; age 18; born in Logan Co, WV; single; living at
Simon, WV; daughter of Garland and Ingabo Vance.


William Lucian Hughes

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1919); Page 23; WV Archives Web Site.
William Lucian Hughes; age 38; born in Wyoming Co, WV; living in Baileysville, WV; married on 2
Aug 1919 at Pineville. WV; Nancy Jane Walker; age 32; born in Wyoming Co, WV; living in Baileysville,
WV.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1930); Page 323; WV Archives Web Site.
W.L. Hughes; age 49; born in Pulaski Co, VA; widowed; miner; living at Davy, WV; son of Reuben and
Tilda Jane; married on 24 Feb 1930 at Davy, WV; Bessie Lester; age 22; born in McDowell Co, WV;
widow; living at Davy, WV; daughter of Sidney Johnson and Clara Helmandoller.
3.1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; taken 12 Apr 1930; Page 70B; Image 12 of
47; Family #113/116.
Listed as William L. Hughes; age 45; born in VA; married at __; coal loader in coal mine; head of
household.
4. McDowell Co, WV; WW II Draft Registration Card #U-2692; 27 Apr 1942; Ancestry.com Web Site.
William Lucian Hughes; age 62; born 25 Mar 1880 in Pulaski, VA; living at Asco, WV; employed by
W.P.A. in Welch, WV; person who will always know address, Mrs. W.L. Hughes, Davy, WV; 4' 11" tall;
140 lbs; gray eyes; gray hair; light complexion; scars on fingers of left hand.
5. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #16376; WV Archives Web Site.
W.L. Hughes; age 64 yrs, 4 mons, 5 days; born 25 Mar 1880 in Pulaski, VA; married; husband of
Bessie P. Hughes, age 36; coal miner; SS# 234-72-1274; living at Davy, WV; son of Ruben and
Matilda (Draper) Hughes; died 30 Jul 1944 in Grace Hospital; Welch, WV; due to uremia with
enlarged prostate; buried 1 Aug 1944 in Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, WV.


Bessie Pearl Johnson

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1930); Page 323; WV Archives Web Site.
W.L. Hughes; age 49; born in Pulaski Co, VA; widowed; miner; living at Davy, WV; son of Reuben and
Tilda Jane; married on 24 Feb 1930 at Davy, WV; Bessie Lester; age 22; born in McDowell Co, WV;
widow; living at Davy, WV; daughter of Sidney Johnson and Clara Helmandoller.
2.1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; taken 12 Apr 1930; Page 70B; Image 12 of
47; Family #113/116.
Listed as Bessie Hughes; age 20; born in WV; married at 20; in household of husband, William L.
Hughes.


Bessie Pearl Johnson

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1930); Page 323; WV Archives Web Site.
W.L. Hughes; age 49; born in Pulaski Co, VA; widowed; miner; living at Davy, WV; son of Reuben and
Tilda Jane; married on 24 Feb 1930 at Davy, WV; Bessie Lester; age 22; born in McDowell Co, WV;
widow; living at Davy, WV; daughter of Sidney Johnson and Clara Helmandoller.
2.1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; taken 12 Apr 1930; Page 70B; Image 12 of
47; Family #113/116.
Listed as Bessie Hughes; age 20; born in WV; married at 20; in household of husband, William L.
Hughes.


Edgar Lester

1.1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; taken 12 Apr 1930; Page 71A; Image 13 of
47; Family #113/116.
Listed as Edgar Lester; age 2 yrs, 7 mons; born in WV; in household of step-father, William L. Hughes.


James Marvin Hall

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1917); Page 313; WV Archives Web Site.
James Marvin Hall; age 23; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; laborer; living at Newhall, WV;
son of James and Maggie; married on 17 Jan 1917 at Canebrake, WV; Rosa Pearl Altizer;
age 18; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; daughter of Richard and Lilly L.


Rosa Pearl Altizer

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1917); Page 313; WV Archives Web Site.
James Marvin Hall; age 23; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; laborer; living at Newhall, WV;
son of James and Maggie; married on 17 Jan 1917 at Canebrake, WV; Rosa Pearl Altizer;
age 18; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; daughter of Richard and Lilly L.


Echo Waldron

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1920); Page 209; WV Archives Web Site.
Echo Waldron; age 21; born in Tazewell Co, VA; single; miner; living at Newhall, WV; son of
____ and Connie; married on 14 Mar 1920 at Shrader, WV; Annie May Altizer; age 17; born
in McDowell Co, WV; single; daughter of R.C. and Lilia.


Annie May Altizer

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1920); Page 209; WV Archives Web Site.
Echo Waldron; age 21; born in Tazewell Co, VA; single; miner; living at Newhall, WV; son of
____ and Connie; married on 14 Mar 1920 at Shrader, WV; Annie May Altizer; age 17; born
in McDowell Co, WV; single; daughter of R.C. and Lilia.


Terence Lee Sammons

1. Stafford Funeral Home; Lynco, WV; Posted Obit.
"Terence Lee Salmons, 58, of Pineville, WV went home to be with the Lord on Monday March 4, 2019 in
Princeton Community Hospital, Princeton, WV. He was born on August 31, 1960 in Iaeger, WV a son of the
late Wesley Burns and Georgia Adkins Sammons. Terence is a member of the UMWA and a 1980 graduate of
Pineville High School. In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by a nephew Christopher Lester;
and sister-in-law Bonnie Kay Sammons. Survivors include a daughter Miranda Leigh (Donald) Dempsey of
Mallory; two sisters Judy (Cecil) Lester of Pineville and Shawnee (Bruce) Sammons of Kannapolis, NC; four
brothers Larry Sammons of Skin Fork, Jerry (Judy) Sammons of Skin Fork, Eddie (Brenda) Salmons of Key
Rock and Robert Salmons of Jesse; two grandchildren Cierra Salmons and Chase Dempsey; and a host of
other loving family and friends. Funeral services will be held at 1PM on Thursday March 7th in the Chapel of
Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV with Rev. Tommy Knotts officiating. He will be laid to rest in
Palm Memorial Gardens, Matheny, WV...."