McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families and Individuals

Notes


Wade Martin Sr, Master Sergeant

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1936); Page 252; WV Archives Web Site.
Wade Martin; age 30; born in Birmingham, AL; single; colored; miner; living at Coalwood, WV; son of
Joe and Mary; married on 14 Nov 1936 at Coalwood, WV; Louisa Brooks; age 29; born in
Birmingham, AL; single; colored; living at Coalwood, WV; daughter of Joe and Emma.


Louisa Brooks

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1936); Page 252; WV Archives Web Site.
Wade Martin; age 30; born in Birmingham, AL; single; colored; miner; living at Coalwood, WV; son of
Joe and Mary; married on 14 Nov 1936 at Coalwood, WV; Louisa Brooks; age 29; born in
Birmingham, AL; single; colored; living at Coalwood, WV; daughter of Joe and Emma.


Wade Martin Jr

1. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Wade Martin Jr
[Wade Martin Jr Jr]
Gender: Male
Race: Black
Birth Date: 22 Jun 1942
Birth Place: Caretta Mcdo, West Virginia
Death Date: 7 Jul 1997
Father: Wade Martin
Mother: Louisa Brooks
SSN: 233664136
Notes: May 1959: Name listed as WADE MARTIN JR;
18 Jul 1997: Name listed as WADE MARTIN JR"
2. Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Wade Martin Jr.
SSN: 233-66-4136
Last Residence:
48439 Grand Blanc, Genesee, Michigan, USA
Born: 22 Jun 1942
Died: 7 Jul 1997
State (Year) SSN issued: West Virginia (1958-1959)"
3. U.S. Veterans' Gravesites, ca.1775-2006; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: WADE Jr Martin
Service Info.: SP4 US ARMY VIETNAM
Birth Date: 22 Jun 1942
Death Date: 7 Jul 1997
Cemetery: Mount Hope Memorial Gardens
Cemetery Address: 17840 Middlebelt Road Livonia, MI 48152"
4. United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014; LDS Web Site.
"Deceased
Name Mr Wade Martin Jr
Titles and Terms Mr Jr
Event Type Obituary
Event Date 11 Jul 1997
Event Place Michigan, United States
Gender Male
Age 55
Relationship to Deceased Deceased
Birth Date 22 Jun 1942
Birthplace Coretta, , West Virginia
Death Date 07 Jul 1997
Newspaper Flint Journal, The"

"Spouse and Children
Lynette Watts Daughter Female
Joel Archey Son Male
Cedric Watts Son Male
Parents and Siblings
Master Sergeant Wade Martin Father Male
Mrs Louisa Brooks Martin Mother Female
Mary Harris Sister Female
Ernestine Jackson Sister Female
Gloria King Sister Female
Nadine Clark Sister Female
Will Martin Brother Male
Extended Family
David Harris Brother-In-Law Male
Larry King Brother-In-Law Male
Clodie Martin Sister-In-Law Female
Mary Fulton Aunt Female
Dana Martin Nephew Male
Others on Record
Elder Rory Cavette Nonrelative Male
Joyce Martin Nonrelative Unknown
James Stinson Nonrelative Male"


Harry L. Dalton

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1936); Page 245; WV Archives Web Site.
Harry L. Dalton; age 32; born in Carroll Co, VA; divorced; miner; living at #10 Gary, WV; son of James
and Cora Dell; married on 6 Aug 1936 at Gary, WV; Violet Green; age 23; born in Tazewell Co, VA;
widow; daughter of Sam and Eva McCloud.


Violet E. McCloud

1. 1920 Census, Tazewell Co, VA; Pocahontas; 27 Water Street; taken 6 Jan 1920; Page 111B; Image
8 of 52; Family #81/81.
Listed as Violet McCloud; age 6; born in VA; in household of father, Samuel McCloud.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1930); Page 30; WV Archives Web Site.
Edgar Green; age 23; born in Wyoming Co, WV; single; miner; living at Capels, WV; son of Silas and
Ada; married on 21 Apr 1930 at Capels, WV; Ada McCloud; age 21; born in VA; single; daughter of
Sam and Martha.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1936); Page 245; WV Archives Web Site.
Harry L. Dalton; age 32; born in Carroll Co, VA; divorced; miner; living at #10 Gary, WV; son of James
and Cora Dell; married on 6 Aug 1936 at Gary, WV; Violet Green; age 23; born in Tazewell Co, VA;
widow; daughter of Sam and Eva McCloud.
4. Newspaper Obit; Unkown Newspaper.
" Violet E. Ervin
" Welch - Violet E. Ervin, 84, of 1124 Stewart St., Welch, died Thursday, Aug. 19, 1998, at Bluefield
Regional Medical center of Bluefield,
"Born March 26, 1914, in Pocahontas, Va., she was the daughter of the late Sam and Eva Owens
McCloud. She has resided in Welch the greater part of her life and attended the Trinity Church of Welch.
She was an active member of the Friendship Club. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in
death by her husband, Adrian D. Ervin; a daughter Freda Hamilton; and several brothers and sisters.
"Survivors include four daughters, Shirley Glass of Baltimore, Md.; Mrs. Ed (Maxine) Morgan of Fern Park, Fla; Mrs. Grover (Margaret) Smith of Welch and Wanda Powell of Jacksonville, Fla.; one son and daughter-in-law, Jimmy and Debbie Daltonof Landgraff; two brothers, Ralph McCloud of
Philadelphia, Pa.; and Herman McCloud of California; two sisters, Rhea Hartley of Bluefield and Joyce Shupe of Abingdon, Va.; special friend, Daist Bohin of Welch; and 18 grandchildren and several great-grandchildren.
"Funeral services will be conducted Friday, Aug. 21, 1998 at 11 a.m. at Fanning Funeral Home Chapel of Welch with Pastor John Green officating. Burial will follow at Roselawn Memorial Gardens of Princton...."


Grover Anderson Smith

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1955); Page 345; WV Archives Web Site.
Grover Anderson Smith; age 23; born and living in Hemphill, WV; single; marred on 10 Apr 1955 in
Welch, WV; Margaret Eleanor Dalton; age 17; born and living in Welch, WV; single; with consent of
Violet Elizabeth Dalton, mother of Margaret Eleanor Dalton.
2. Fanning Funeral Home; Iaeger, WV; Posted Obit.
"Grover A. Smith, 87, passed away, Tuesday, March 5, 2019 at his residence. Born January 29, 1932 in Welch WV, he was the son of the late Fitzhugh and Mary Hearl Smith.
He was a graduate of Welch High School. He received a diploma from Coyne Electrical School in Chicago IL. Grover was a Sergeant in the U.S. Marine Corps and proudly served our country in the Korean War.
Grover married Margaret Dalton of Welch in 1955 and together they raised four children. He retired from the U.S. Postal Service in 1990. Grover was a proud Member of the U.S. Marine Corp League. He was a board member of Hemphill United Methodist Church. He loved to bowl, watch N.A.S.C.A.R races and spend time with his family and friends. He was known for his dry witt and his kind and compassionate spirit. He will be missed terribly!
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by one brother, Hugh, one sister Arbutus, and one daughter Glenda.
Survivors include, his wife, Margaret, one son Darrell, two daughters Darlene and Wanda, brothers, Kenneth and Glenn, grandchildren, Sarah, Jason, John, Kameron, and Rachel, five great grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews.
Memorial services will be held Sunday, March 10, 2019 at 3 P.M. from the Fanning Funeral Home Chapel in Welch WV, with Pastor Scott Long and Reverend. Olen Butcher-Winfrey officiating. Entombment will follow at Woodlawn Memorial Park in Bluewell WV; where Military Grave Side Rights will be conducted by V.F.W. Post 1144 Iaeger WV...."


Margaret Eleanor Dalton

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1955); Page 345; WV Archives Web Site.
Grover Anderson Smith; age 23; born and living in Hemphill, WV; single; marred on 10 Apr 1955 in
Welch, WV; Margaret Eleanor Dalton; age 17; born and living in Welch, WV; single; with consent of
Violet Elizabeth Dalton, mother of Margaret Eleanor Dalton.


Albert Langston Bright

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; taken on 11 Apr 1930; Page 232; Family #159.
Listed as Albert Bright; age 12; born in WV; in household of father, Alva L. Bright,
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1936); Page 397; WV Archives Web Site.
Albright Bright; age 21; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; laborer; living at Iaeger, WV; son of Albrite
and Bertha; married on 10 Sep 1936 at Welch, WV; Christine Beckner; age 18; born in Roanoke, VA;
single; living at Iaeger, WV; daughter of Lonza and Emma.


Tula Christine Beckner

1. 1920 Census, Franklin Co, VA; Maggodee District; taken on 23/26 Feb 1920; Page 163B; Family #158.
Listed as Tula C. Beckner; age 9 mons; born in VA; in household of father, Alonzo C. Beckner.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1936); Page 397; WV Archives Web Site.
Albright Bright; age 21; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; laborer; living at Iaeger, WV; son of Albrite
and Bertha; married on 10 Sep 1936 at Welch, WV; Christine Beckner; age 18; born in Roanoke, VA;
single; living at Iaeger, WV; daughter of Lonza and Emma.


Kevin Eugene Davis

1. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Kevin Eugene Davis
[Kevin E Davis]
Gender: Male
Race: White
Birth Date: 23 Oct 1970
Birth Place: Welch McDowe, West Virginia
[Welch, West Virginia]
Death Date: 4 Aug 2005
SSN: 235063884
Type of Claim: Birth record established before age of 5.
Notes: 04 Dec 1975: Name listed as KEVIN EUGENE DAVIS;
25 Aug 2005: Name listed as KEVIN E DAVIS"
2. Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Kevin E. Davis
Last Residence:
24870 Oceana, Wyoming, West Virginia
Born: 23 Oct 1970
Last Benefit: 24839, Hanover, Wyoming, West Virginia
Died: 4 Aug 2005
State (Year) SSN issued: West Virginia (1975)"
3. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by Bonnie Fortney - Wichita, Kansas; 13 Sep 2005.
" Kevin Eugene Davis
Birth 23 Oct 1970
Welch, McDowell County, West Virginia, USA
Death 4 Aug 2005 (aged 34)
Oceana, Wyoming County, West Virginia, USA
Burial
Coal Mountain Community Cemetery
Coal Mountain, Wyoming County, West Virginia, USA"

Additional Information Posted:
"Kevin died at the age of 34 from injuries sustained in an automobile accident at Cyclone, West Virginia. Kevin is the son of Regina Davis-Rhodes and Mike Rhodes. Kevin graduated Baileysville High School in 1989, he enjoyed all sports. He is survived by: his parents, one daughter, Shawna Davis of Hanover, West Virginia, and one brother, Brandon Rhodes of Brenton, West Virginia."