McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families

Notes


Kennie Roger Acord

1. Giles Co, VA; Marriage License #75-048314; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Kennie Roger Acord; age 32; born 4 Dec 1942 in WV; divorced; this is his 2nd marriage; 4 yrs HS
education; living at Box 602, Oceana, WV; son of Henderson Pierce and Delilah Gay (Acord) Acord;
married on 24 Nov 1975 at Rich Creek, VA; Barbara Ann Koopmann; maiden name, Barton; age 31;
born 25 May 1944 in OH; divorced; this is her 2nd marriage; 1 yr HS education; living at Box 582,
Oceana, WV; daughter of Edward Allen and Mary Frances (Armourcross) Barton.
2. Stafford Funeral Home; Lynco, WV; Posted Obit.
"Kennie Roger Acord, 77, of Matheny, WV went home to be with the Lord on July 12, 2020 at Cleveland Clinic,
Cleveland, OH following a long illness. He was born December 4, 1942 in Oceana, WV a son of the late Henderson
Pierce Acord and the late Delilah Gaye Acord Reed and the late Herbert Reed. In addition to his parents he was
also preceded in death by a son Kennie "Peewee" Henderson Acord, a daughter Laura Fogliasso, brothers Pierce
Acord, Aubrey Acord and Franklin Acord, Sr. Kennie was a member of Delilah Methodist Church. Kennie was a
retired welder and a member of the UMWA at Kopperston #1 Shop. He loved hunting and fishing. His family was
what he lived for. He had a passion for spending time at his cabin with his family. Kennie was always joking and
making everyone laugh. He never met a stranger. Those left to cherish his memory include his wife of 22 years,
Sue Sizemore Acord; daughters Melinda Kay Acord, Shandrea (David Dodson) Sizemore and Denise Koopman;
sons Aaron (Regina) Sizemore and Vincent Koopman; grandchildren Samantha, Brittany, Tyler, Nicholas,
Kennadee, Kerrigan, Leelan, Emma, Luke and Brian; seven great grandchildren; brothers Herbert Steven (Shirley)
Reed and Coy B. (Lottie) Acord; sisters Nancy Jean Frazier, Clarice K. Bailey, Linda G (Dewey) Lilly, Eileen R.
Stewart and Earlia D. (Jack) Reed-Derringer; two very special sisters-in-law Glenna Acord and Peggy Acord; two
brothers-in-law Darren Moore and Orvie Moore; and a host of nieces, nephews and other loving family and
friends. A celebration of his life will be held at 1:00 PM on Monday July 20, 2020 in the Chapel of Stafford Family
Funeral Home, Lynco, WV with Rev. Butch Acord officiating. He will be laid to rest in Palm Memorial Gardens,
Matheny, WV. Friends may gather with the family from 12:00 until service time at the funeral home on Monday.
Pallbearers will be Family and friends. The family is being served by the Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV."
3. FindAGrave.com Website; submitted by Pattie Greene; 17 Jul 2020.
" Kennie Roger Acord
Birth 4 Dec 1942
Oceana, Wyoming County, West Virginia, USA
Death 12 Jul 2020 (aged 77)
Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, USA
Burial
Palm Memorial Gardens
Matheny, Wyoming County, West Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 213113439"


Charles Henry Kitchen

1. "Brownfield Ivey Meyers... Family Tree"; posted by LPBrownfield.
"Charles Henry Kitchen
1910–1978
Birth 16 MAR 1910 • Princess, Boyd County, Kentucky, USA
Death 1 MAR 1978 • Wescosville, Lehigh, Pennsylvania, USA"
2. 1910 Census, Boyd Co, KY; Geyer Bridge; Princess Village; taken 26 Apr 1910; Page 127B; Image
16 of 32; Family #136/137.
Listed as Charles H. Kitchen; age on month; born in KY; in household of father, Charles Kitchen.
3. 1920 Census, Boyd Co, KY; Geyer Bridge; taken 23 Jan 1920; Page 99A; Image 13 of 23;
Family #127/128.
Listed as Charles Kitchen; age 8; born in KY; in household of father, Charles Kitchen.
4. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Welch; taken 2 Apr 1930; Page 248A; Image
4 of 21; Family #42.
Listed as Charley Kitchen; age 19; born in KY; single; truck driver; in household of father,
Charles Kitchen.
5. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1932); Page 284; WV Archives Website.
Charles Kitchen, Jr; age 22; born in Pike (sic, Boyd) Co, KY; single; truck driver; living at Welch, WV;
son of Charles and Ora; married on 18 Mar 1932 in Welch, WV; Lena Runyon; age 21; born in
McDowell Co, WV; single; living in Welch, WV; daughter of Mellie and Polly.
6. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Junior Poca; E.D. 24-40; taken 24 Apr 1940;
Page 795A; Image 29 of 36; Household #183.
Listed as Charlie H. Kitchen; age 31; born in KY; married; 5th grade education; lived in same place
on 1 Apr 1935; private truck driver; in household of father, Charles Kitchen.
7. McDowell Co, WV; WW II Draft Registration Card #602; 27 Apr 1942; Ancestry.com Website.
Charles Henry Kitchen; age 30; born 16 Mar 1910 in Princess, KY; employed by R.S. Collins; in
Davy, WV; person who will always know address, Mrs. Oral May Kitchen, General Delivery, Welch,
WV; 6' 2" tall; 165 lbs; brown eyes; brown hair; light complexion.
8. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1951); Page 134; WV Archives Web Site.
Charles H. Kitchen; age 41; born in Princess, KY; divorced; living at Welch, WV; married on 13 Apr
1951 in Iaeger, WV; Bessie Mae Kitchen; age 43; born in Wilcoe, WV; divorced; living at Welch, WV.


Bessie Mae Collins

1. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; taken on 15 Apr 1910; Page 187B;
Family #11/13.
Listed as Bessie Collins; age 3; born in WV; in household of father, Erastus S. Collins.
2. 1920 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Baileysville District; taken on 22 Jan 1920; Page 142A;
Family #129/135.
Listed as Bessie Collins; age 12; born in WV; in household of father, Erastus S. Collins.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1924); Page 229; WV Archives Web Site.
Earnest Darby; age 24; born in Mingo Co, WV; single; miner; living at Hensley, WV; son of G.E.
and Helen; married on 16 Feb 1924 at Big Sandy, WV; Bessie Collins; age 16; born in McDowell
Co, WV; single; daughter of R.S. and Aileene.
4. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Hensley; taken on 14 Apr 1930; Page
59A; Image 48 of 57; Family #416/434.
Listed as Bessie McCoy; age 22; born in WV; married at 16; in household of husband, Benjamin
McCoy.
5. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1951); Page 134; WV Archives Web Site.
Charles H. Kitchen; age 41; born in Princess, KY; divorced; living at Welch, WV; married on 13 Apr
1951 in Iaeger, WV; Bessie Mae Kitchen; age 43; born in Wilcoe, WV; divorced; living at Welch, WV.


James G. Charles

1. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; taken on ___May 1910; Page 13A; Family #233.
Listed as James Charles; age 1; born in WV; in household of father, John Charles.
2. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; taken on 24 Apr 1930; Page 200B; Family #47.
Listed as James G. Charles; age 21; born in WV; in household of father, John Charles.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1937); Page 172; WV Archives Web Site.
Jim Charles; born___ at ____; living at Bartley, WV; son of John and Syndia; married on 21 Aug 1937
at Bartley, WV; Lula Dunford; born 19 Mar 1920 (sic, 20 Mar 1923) at _____; living at Bartley, WV;
daughter of Israel and Lizzie.
4. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by Joan Mays; 23 Mar 2015.
" Jim Charles
Birth 1909
Death 1992 (aged 82–83)
Burial
Mill Creek Baptist Church Cemetery
Troutville, Botetourt County, Virginia"


Lula Dunford

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1937); Page 172; WV Archives Web Site.
Jim Charles; born___ at ____; living at Bartley, WV; son of John and Syndia; married on 21 Aug 1937
at Bartley, WV; Lula Dunford; born 19 Mar 1920 (sic, 20 Mar 1923) at _____; living at Bartley, WV;
daughter of Israel and Lizzie.
2. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Lula Dunford Charles
[Lula D Charles]
Gender: Female
Race: White
Birth Date: 20 Mar 1923
Birth Place: War McDowell, West Virginia
Death Date: 3 Jul 2005
Father:
Mother: Lizzie Dunford
SSN: 232780633
Notes: Jan 1965: Name listed as LULA DUNFORD CHARLES;
02 Aug 2005: Name listed as LULA D CHARLES"
3. Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Lula D. Charles
Last Residence:
24175 Troutville, Botetourt, Virginia
BORN: 20 Mar 1923
Died: 3 Jul 2005
State (Year) SSN issued: North Carolina or West Virginia (1964)"
4. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by Joan Mays; 23 Mar 2015.
" Lula Charles
Birth 1923
Death 2005 (aged 81–82)
Burial
Mill Creek Baptist Church Cemetery
Troutville, Botetourt County, Virginia"


John Allen

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Mile Branch; E.D. 24-60; taken 5 Apr 1940;
Page 1185A; Image 7 of 133; Household #50.
Listed as John Allen; age 44; born in KY; married; no education; lived in same place on 1 Apr 1935;
coal mine laborer; head of household.


James Allen

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Mile Branch; E.D. 24-60; taken 5 Apr 1940;
Page 1185A; Image 7 of 133; Household #50.
Listed as James Allen; age 21; born in KY; single; 5th grade education; lived in same place on
1 Apr 1935; no listed occupation; in household of father, John Allen.


Criss Allen

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Mile Branch; E.D. 24-60; taken 5 Apr 1940;
Page 1185A; Image 7 of 133; Household #50.
Listed as Criss Allen; age 17; born in KY; single; 5th grade education; lived in same place on
1 Apr 1935; laborer for school main furnace; in household of father, John Allen.


Bee Allen

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Mile Branch; E.D. 24-60; taken 5 Apr 1940;
Page 1185A; Image 7 of 133; Household #50.
Listed as Bee Allen; age 16; born in KY; single; 7th grade education; lived in same place on
1 Apr 1935; in household of father, John Allen.


Rufus Britton "Britt" Mitchell Sr

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Ground Hog Road; taken on 3 Apr 1930;
Page 224A; Image 3 of 33; Family #23/23.
Listed as Briton Mitchel; age 13; born in WV; in household of father, Jesse J. Mitchell.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1941); Page 152; WV Archives Web Site.
Britt Mitchell; age 25; born in VA; single; living at Bradshaw, WV; married on 24 Jul 1941 at
Jolo, WV; Mary Waldron; age 22; born at War, WV; single; living at Raysal, WV.


Mary Magdalene Waldron

1. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Bradshaw; taken on 15/16 Jan 1920;
Page 216B; Family #44.
Listed as Mary L. Waldron; age 1 yr, 3 mons; born in WV; in household of father, John H. Waldron.
2. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; taken on 16 Apr 1930; page 265A; Family #425.
Listed as Mary L. Waldron; age 11; born in WV; in household of father, John H. Waldron.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1941); Page 152; WV Archives Web Site.
Britt Mitchell; age 25; born in VA; single; living at Bradshaw, WV; married on 24 Jul 1941 at
Jolo, WV; Mary Waldron; age 22; born at War, WV; single; living at Raysal, WV.
4. FindAGrave.com Web Site;Waldron Puckett Mitchell Cemetery, Raysal, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by;
Roten Cooper; 23 Nov 2014; headstone photo added by Larry E. Smith.
Mary Wealdron Mitchell; born 30 oct 1918; died 28 Dec 1984; buried here; headstone photo shown;
"MOMMY IT BROKE OUR HEARTS TO LOSE YOU BUT YOU DID NOT GO ALONE FOR PART OF US DIED
WITH YOU THE DAY GOD CALLED YOU HOME"


James Franklin "Buddy" Mitchell

1. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #'57 010414; WV Archives Web Site.
James Franklin Mitchell; age 19; born 10 Nov 1937 at Raysal, WV; married; miner; SS#232-56=8576'
loving at Beartown, WV; son of Brit and Mary (Waldron) Mitchell; died 14 Aug 1957 at Beartown, WV;
due to electricution; short in mine motor; buried 17 Aug 1957 in Waldron Cemetery, Raysal, WV;
informant, James Roberts, Beartown, WV.


Lula Belle Mitchell

1. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #14674; WV Archives Web Site.
Lula Bell Mitchell; age 2-1/2 yrs; born 22 feb 1948 at Bradshaw, WV; living at Raysal, WV'
daughter of Britt and Mary (Waldron) Mitchell; died 28 oct 1950 in Grace Hospital, Welch,
WV; due to probable polio encephalitis; buried 30 Oct 1950 in Raysal (sic, Waldron) Cemetery,
Raysal, McDowell Co, WV.


Ralph Frasher

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1948); Page 160; WV Archives Website.
Ralph Frasher; age 20; born and living in Twin Branch, WV; single; married on 27 Aug 1948 in
Roderfield, WV; Frances Lee Phillips; age 16; born in Bartley, WV; single; living in Roderfield, WV;
with consent of Mrs. J.B. Frasher. mother of Ralph Frasher; and Mrs. Early Phillips, mother of
Frances Lee Phillips.


Frances Lee Phillips

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1948); Page 160; WV Archives Website.
Ralph Frasher; age 20; born and living in Twin Branch, WV; single; married on 27 Aug 1948 in
Roderfield, WV; Frances Lee Phillips; age 16; born in Bartley, WV; single; living in Roderfield, WV;
with consent of Mrs. J.B. Frasher. mother of Ralph Frasher; and Mrs. Early Phillips, mother of
Frances Lee Phillips.
2. Wickline Funeral Home, Lindside, WV; Posted Obit.
"Frances Lee Frasher, 88 of Lindside formerly of Twin Branch, WV passed away peacefully on Monday July 20, 2020 at Giles Community Hospital in Pearisburg, VA.

"Born in Bartley, WV on April 29, 1932 she was a daughter of the late Early and Ruby Hetherington Phillips. In addition to her parents she as preceded in death by her husband Ralph Frasher, two sons Randall & Roger Frasher. One sister Patsy Steele and one brother Earl "Buster" Phillips. She was a member of the Twin Branch Pentecostal Church.

"Mrs. Frasher is survived by her two sons Phillip and wife Rita Frasher of Lindside, and Richard and wife Rhonda Frasher of Twin Branch, WV. 5 Grandchildren Jason and wife Amanda, Richard, Jeffery and wife Jeannie, Randall wife Sherri and Roger David. 5 Great-Grandchildren Matthew, Madison, Emily, Anna, Ava.

"Funeral services will be held on Wednesday July 22, 2020 at 1PM in the chapel of Cravens-Shires Funeral Home in Bluewell with Pastor Jerry Martin officiating. Burial will follow at Roselawn Memorial Gardens. Friends may call from 12 PM (noon) til time of service at funeral home."


Bertha Justice

1. 1910 Census, Buchanan Co, VA; Rock Lick District; taken on 17 May 1910; Page 183A;
Family #482/482.
Listed as Bertha Justice; age 2; born in VA ; in household of father, Floyd Justice.
2. 1920 Census, Buchanan Co, VA; Rock Lick District; taken on 14 Jan 1920; Page 146B;
Family #211/313.
Listed as Bertha Justice; age 12; born in VA; in household of father, Floyd Justice.
3. Buchanan Co, VA; Death Certificate #83-003038; Ancestry.com Website.
Bertha Justus; age 75; born 12 jan 1908 in Buchanan Co, VA; married; wife of Ayers Justus;
housewife; living at Hurley, VA; daughter of Floyd and Kizzie Justus; died 19 Jan 1983 in Grundy
Hospital, Grundy, VA; due to cardio pulomnary arrest caused by cancer of cervix with acute
gastro intestial metastasis; buried in Floyd Justus Cemetery, Star Rt, Hurley, VA; informants, Halsey
Justus and Lara Justice.