McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families and Individuals

Notes


Floyd Ronald "Ronnie" Day

1. 1940 Census, Tazewell Co, VA; Jeffersonville District; Amonate; taken on 31 May 1940; Page
319A; Image 89 of 97; Household #716.
Listed as Ronald Day; age 6; born in WV; no education; lived in McDowell Co, WV on 1 Apr 1935;
in household of father, Floyd Day.
2. Tazewell Co, VA; Marriage License #12928; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Floyd Ronald Day; age 21; born in Logan Co, WV; single; mechanic in saw mill; living at
Amonata, VA; son of Floyd A. and Obra (Smith) Day; married on 14 May 1955 in Tazewell
Co, VA; Ruth Marie Olinger; age 21; born in Saltville, VA; single; living at Rt#1, Saltville, VA;
daughter of Sam Luther and Minnie (Sesser) Olinger.
3. Tazewell Co, VA; Divorce Record #72-006815; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Floyd Ronald Day; age 38, at date of decree; born 30 Jan 1934 in Logan Co, WV; 8th grade
education; this was his1st marriage; living at 4956 Surburban Ave, Richmond, VA; married
on14 May 1955 in Biane (sp?),Tazewell Co, VA Ruth Marie Olinger; age 38, at date of decree;
born 7 Apr 1934 in Smyth Co, VA; 8th grade education; this was her 1st marriage; living at
Rt #1, Saltville; husband was plaintiff; divorce granted to wife on 23 Jun 1972 after 2 yr
seperation that began in Oct 1966; one child under 18.
4. Russell Co, VA; Marriage License #72 029798; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Floyd R. Day; age 38; born 20 Jan 1934 in WV; divorced; 4 yrs HS education; this was his
2nd marriage; living at Rt #1, Bluefield, WV; son of Floyd A. and Obra (Smith) Day; married
on 15 Jul 1972 at lebanon, VA; Trula B. Monk; age 47; born 24 Aug 1924 in VA; divorced;
this was her 2nd marriage; 4 yrs HS education; living at Rt #1, Cleveland, Russell Co, VA;
daughter of Archie and Laura (Jackson) Monk.
5. U.S. Public Records Index, 1950-1993, Volume 1"
"Name: Floyd R Day
Birth Date: 20 Jan 1934
Address: 6914 Vanderbilt Ave, Richmond, VA, 23226-3537 (1992)"
6. Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Floyd R. Day
Last Residence:
25312 Charleston, Kanawha, West Virginia
BORN: 20 Jan 1934
Died: 30 May 2011
State (Year) SSN issued: Virginia (Before 1951)"


Trula Bee Monk

1. Virginia, Birth Records, 1912-2014, Delayed Birth Records, 1854-1911; Ancestry.com
Web Site.
"Name: Trula B Monk
Birth Date: 24 Aug 1923
Birth Place: Russell, Virginia, USA"
2. 1930 Census, Harford Co, MD; 5th District; taken on 8 Apr 1930; Page 249A; Image
5 of 41; Family #49/51.
Listed as Trula B. Monk; age 6; born in VA; in household of father, Walter A. Monk.
3. 1940 Census, Tazewell Co, VA; Jeffersonville District; Amonata; E.D. 93-13; taken on
27 May 1940; Page 311A; image 71 of 97; Household #573.
Listed as Trula Monk; age 15; born in VA; single; 1 yr HS education; not attending
school; lived in same house on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Walter A. Monk.
4. Tazewell Co, VA; Marriage License #22609; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Henry Gratton Grubb; age 19; born in Tazewell Co, VA; single; US Navy sailor; living in
Tazewell Co, VA; son of Ocsar T. and Emma (Dillard) Graham; married on 16 Aug 1943
in tazewell, VA; Trula Bee Monk; age 18; born in Russell Co, VA; single; living at Amonate,
VA; daughter of Walter A. and Laura Bell (Jackson) Monk.
5. Russell Co, VA; Marriage License #72 029798; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Floyd R. Day; age 38; born 20 Jan 1934 in WV; divorced; 4 yrs HS education; this wa his
2nd marriage; living at Rt #1, Bluefield, WV; son of Floyd A. and Obra (Smith) Day; married
on 15 Jul 1972 at lebanon, VA; Trula B. Monk; age 47; born 24 Aug 1924 in VA; divorced;
this was her 2nd marriage; 4 yrs HS education; living at Rt #1, Cleveland, Russell Co, VA;
daughter of Archie and Laura (Jackson) Monk.
6. U.S. Public Records Index, 1950-1993, Volume 1; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Trula B Day
Address: 6914 Vanderbilt Ave # 4, Richmond, VA, 23226-3537
[6914 Vanderbilt Ave, Richmond, VA, 23226-3537 (1992)] "
7. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Trula Bee Day
[Trula Bee Grubb]
[Trula Day]
[Trula Bee Monk]
Gender: Female
Birth Date: 24 Aug 1924
Birth Place: Hanaken Russ, Virginia
[Nicklevill R??, Virginia]
Death Date: 25 Sep 1992
Father: Walter A Monk
Mother: Laura B Jackson
SSN: 233449528
Notes: Apr 1971: Name listed as TRULA BEE DAY;
Jun: Name listed as TRULA BEE GRUBB;
10 Nov 1992: Name listed as TRULA B DAY"
8. Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Trula B. Day
SSN: 233-44-9528
Last Residence:
23226 Richmond, Henrico, Virginia, USA
BORN: 24 Aug 1923
Last Benefit: 23226, Richmond, Henrico, Virginia, United States of America
Died: 25 Sep 1992
State (Year) SSN issued: West Virginia (Before 1951)"


Ivan William Coleman

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; E.D. 24-59; taken 6 May 1940; Page 1171B;
Image 46 of 66; Household #376.
Listed as Ivan Coleman; age 7; born in WV; no education; not attending school; lived in same place
on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Samuel Coleman.
2. Russell Co, VA: Marriage License #21427; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Ivan William Coleman; age 23; born and living in Bradshaw, WV; single; student; son of Sam and
Oma (Gross) Coleman; married on 21 Jul 1956 in Lebanon, VA; Bertha Pearl Collons; age 18; born
in Rock Ridge, WV; single; student; living in Bradshaw, WV; daughter of French and Rose (Beavers)
Collins.
3. Fanning Funeral Home; Iaeger, WV; Posted Obit..
"Ivan William Coleman 86, of Raysal, WV passed away Friday, October 11, 2019 in Buchanan General Hospital in Grundy, VA.

"Ivan was born December 1, 1932 in Bradshaw, WV, a son of the late Sam and Oma Gross Coleman. Ivan served three years in Korean War. He was a member of the Raysal Freewill Baptist Church. Most importantly he loved going to the House of the Lord then he enjoyed hunting, fishing, four-wheeling, mechanic work and spending time and traveling with his lovely wife that never left his side. Also, Ivan was known as the “Bubble Gum Man’” by the children at church.

"In addition to his parents Ivan was preceded in death by one sister Ruby Mitchem.

"Those left to cherish his memory include his wife Linda of 23 years; three daughters, Scarlet (Kevin) Chaffins of Davy, WV, Aleta and Tina Coleman both of Roanoke, VA; two sons, Ivan Waymond (Helen) Coleman of Greensboro, NC, Rodney Coleman of Roanoke, VA; seven grandchildren, great grandchildren, and a host of brothers and sister of the Raysal Freewill Baptist Church. Ivan will be greatly missed by all.

"Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday, October 16, 2019 at 11 o’clock with Reverend Herman Day and Reverend Charles Vance officiating at the Raysal Freewill Baptist Church in Raysal, WV.

"Burial will follow in the Rife Cemetery on Atwell Mountain near Atwell, WV. Military graveside services will be conducted by the VFW Post 1144. Active pallbearers will be Tommy David Poore, Jacob Poore, Kevin Chaffins, Jeffrey Hagerman, Hulling Jr. White, Rick Honaker, Cletus Mullins and Estil Pruitt. Friends may visit with the family Tuesday evening, October 15, 2019 at the Raysal Freewill Baptist Church in Raysal, WV after 6 p.m.

"Fanning Funeral Home in Iaeger, WV, is assisting the family...."


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)"