McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families and Individuals

Notes


Edward Junior Duke

1. Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Wanda Smithers
Gender: Female
Race: White
Age: 19
Birth Date: abt 1932
Marriage Date: 19 May 1951
Marriage Place: Portsmouth, Virginia, USA
Registration Place: Portsmouth, Virginia, USA
Father: Ay Smithers
Mother: Elsie Mae McKeehan
Spouse: Edward Junior Duke
Spouse Gender: Male
Spouse Race: White
Spouse Age: 21
Spouse Father: Edward E Duke
Spouse Mother: Daisy Mae Draper"


Wanda Smithers

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Hull; E.D. 24-57; taken on 17 Apr 1940; Image 40 of 74;
Household #339.
Listed as Wanda Smithers; age 8; born in WV; 2nd grade education; attending school; lived in McDowell Co, WV
on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, A.Y. Smithers.
2. Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Wanda Smithers
Gender: Female
Race: White
Age: 19
Birth Date: abt 1932
Marriage Date: 19 May 1951
Marriage Place: Portsmouth, Virginia, USA
Registration Place: Portsmouth, Virginia, USA
Father: Ay Smithers
Mother: Elsie Mae McKeehan
Spouse: Edward Junior Duke
Spouse Gender: Male
Spouse Race: White
Spouse Age: 21
Spouse Father: Edward E Duke
Spouse Mother: Daisy Mae Draper"
3. Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Wanda S. Duke
SSN: 236-46-3081
Last Residence:
23707 Portsmouth, Portsmouth City, Virginia, USA
BORN: 2 Feb 1932
Last Benefit: 23707, Portsmouth, Portsmouth City, Virginia, United States of America
Died: 1 Aug 2003
State (Year) SSN issued: West Virginia (Before 1951)"
4. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Wanda Smithers
[Wanda Smithers Duke]
[Wanda Duke]
Gender: Female
Race: White
Birth Date: 2 Feb 1932
Birth Place: Asco McDowel, West Virginia
Death Date: 1 Aug 2003
Father: Ay Smithers
Mother: Elsie M McKeehan
SSN: 236463081
Notes: Jun 1948: Name listed as WANDA SMITHERS; Nov 1951: Name listed as WANDA SMITHERS DUKE; 04 Nov 2003: Name listed as WANDA S DUKE"


Henry C. McKeehan

1. Tennessee, State Marriages, 1780-2002; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: H C McKeehan
Gender: Male
Marriage Date: 17 Aug 1910
Marriage Place: Campbell, Tennessee, USA
Spouse: Ethal Marshal"


Ethel Marshall

1. Tennessee, State Marriages, 1780-2002; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Ethal Marshal
Gender: Female
Marriage Date: 17 Aug 1910
Marriage Place: Campbell, Tennessee, USA
Spouse: H C McKeehan"


A. Y. Smithers Sr

1. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Hemphill; taken on 7 Jan 1920; Page 263A;
Image 7 of 30; Family #60/59.
Listed as Ay Smithers; age 11; born in TN; in household of father, Jerry Walter Smithers.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1929); Page 17; WV Archives Web Site.
A.Y. Amithers; age 23; born in Campbell Co, TN; miner; living at Asco, WV; son of Walter and Ethel;
married on 28 Oct 1929 at Welch, WV; Elsie McKeehan; age 21; born in Bell Co, KY; single; daughter
of Cooke and Ethel.
3. 1930 Census; McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Asco Road; taken 15 Apr 1940; Page 73B;
Image 18 of 47; Family #155/160.
Listed as A.Y. Smither; age 21; born in TN; single; laborer in coal mine; in household of father, Jerry W. Smithers.
4. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Hull; E.D. 24-57; taken on 17 Apr 1940; Image 40 of 74;
Household #339.
Listed as Ay Smithers; age 31; born in TN; married; 7th grade education; lived in McDowell Co, WV on 1 Apr 1935;
coal miner; head of household.
5. U.S. WWII Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: A Y Smithers
Gender: Male
Race: White
Relationship to Draftee: Self (Head)
Birth Place: Newcomb, Tennessee, USA
Birth Date: 18 Sep 1908
Residence: Berwind, Mcdowell, West Virginia, USA
Occupation: Little Warcreek Coal Co
Weight: 162
Complexion: Ruddy
Eye Color: Blue
Hair Color: Gray
Height: 5 7
Next of Kin: Elsie Smithers
Relationship to Draftee: Wife
Household Members:
Name Relationship
A Y Smithers Self (Head)
Elsie Smithers Wife"
6. U.S., Department of Veterans Affairs BIRLS Death File, 1850-2010; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Ay Smithers
Gender: Male
Birth Date: 18 Sep 1908
Death Date: 3 Jul 1972
SSN: 235101685
Enlistment Date 1: 9 May 1926
Release Date 1: 5 Apr 1929
Enlistment Date 2: 9 May 1928"
7. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 14 aug 2014.
A. Y. Smithers; born 18 Sep 1908; died 3 Jul 1972; buried here; grave marker photo shown;
"WEST VIRGINIA * S2 US NAVY".


Elsie Mae McKeehan

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1929); Page 17; WV Archives Web Site.
A.Y. Amithers; age 23; born in Campbell Co, TN; miner; living at Asco, WV; son of Walter and Ethel;
married on 28 Oct 1929 at Welch, WV; Elsie McKeehan; age 21; born in Bell Co, KY; single; daughter
of Cooke and Ethel.
2. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Hull; E.D. 24-57; taken on 17 Apr 1940; Image 40 of 74;
Household #339.
Listed as Ethel Smithers; age 28; born in KY; married; 1 yr HS education; lived in McDowell Co, WV on 1 Apr 1935;
in household of husband, A.Y. Smithers.
3. Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Elsie M. Smithers
SSN: 229-38-1153
Last Residence:
29115 Orangeburg, Orangeburg, South Carolina, USA
BORN: 5 Jul 1911
Died: 6 Mar 1998
State (Year) SSN issued: Virginia (Before 1951)"
4. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007: Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Elsie Mae Smithers
[Elsie M Smithers]
[Elsie Mae McKeehan]
Gender: Female
Race: White
Birth Date: 5 Jun 1911
Birth Place: Rockhold, Kentucky
Death Date: 6 Mar 1998
Father: Henry C McKeehan
Mother: Ethel Marshell
SSN: 229381153
Notes: Apr 1951: Name listed as ELSIE MAE SMITHERS; 14 Mar 1998: Name listed as ELSIE M SMITHERS"


Viviam Smithers

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Hull; E.D. 24-57; taken on 17 Apr 1940; Image 40 of 74;
Household #339.
Listed as Vivian Smithers; age 9; born in WV; 2nd grade education; attending school; lived in McDowell Co, WV
on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, A.Y. Smithers.


A. Y. Smithers Jr

1. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #11031; WV Archives Web Site.
Ay Smithers; born and died 19 Sep 1944 at Berwind, WV; premature birth; parents, Ay Smithers,
born in Newcomb, TN, and Elsie Mae McKeehan, born in Rockholt (sic, Rockholds), KY; buried
21 Sep 1944 at Roderfield, WV; informant, Ay Smithers.
2. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 22 Dec 2013.
Ay Smithers, Jr; born and died 19 Sep 1944; buried here; headstone photo shown; "OUR BABY".


Doctor L. "Dock" Marcum

1. Wayne Co, WV; Marriage Registry; Vol #__(1858); Page 5; WV Archives Web Site.
L.L. Marcum; age 18; born in Wayne Co, VA (now WV); single; farmer; living in Wayne Co, VA; son of
W.M. and N. Marcum; married on 11 May 1858 in Wayne Co, VA; Eda Williamson, age 20; born in
Lawrence Co, KY; single; living in Wayne Co, VA; daughter of E. and M. Williamson.
2. 1900 Census, Wayne Co, WV; Lincoln District; taken on 13 Jun 1900; Page 125B; Image 14 of 49;
Family #113/115.
Listed as Dock Marcum; age 56; born in WV in Aug 1843; married 40 yrs; day laborer, head of
household.


Thomas Jefferson Smith

1. FindAgrave.com Web Site; Mt Zion Church Cemetery, Marion, Smyth Co, VA; submitted by
Scott Hutchinson; 29 Oct 2004.
Thomas Jefferson Smith; born unknown; died 26 Mar 1906 in Smyth Co, VA; buried here; no grave
marker photo shown.
"Co.F,23rd Va.Inf.Battn.-CSA

"Family links:
"Children:
Thomas Edward Smith (1863 - 1938)*
Hobson C. Smith (1869 - 1950)*
Wiley Wint Smith (1874 - 1941)*
Alice Virginia Smith Evans (1875 - 1960)*
George Miles Smith (1880 - 1935)*
Monroe Garfield Smith (1882 - 1965)*
Mollie Bell Smith Evans (1885 - 1965"


Minerva J. Smith

1. FindAgrave.com Web Site; Mt Zion Church Cemetery, Marion, Smyth Co, VA; submitted by
James Archer; 31 Jul 2011.
Minerva J. Smith; born in 1843; died in 1928; buried here; no grave marker photo shown.
"Family links:
"Children:
Thomas Edward Smith (1863 - 1938)*
Hobson C. Smith (1869 - 1950)*
Wiley Wint Smith (1874 - 1941)*
Alice Virginia Smith Evans (1875 - 1960)*
George Miles Smith (1880 - 1935)*
Monroe Garfield Smith (1882 - 1965)*
Mollie Bell Smith Evans (1885 - 1965)*"


Billy Joe Scott

1. Russell Co, VA; Marriage License #12339; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Billy Joe Scott; age 26; born in Welch, WV; single; plant worker; living in War, WV; son of Henry and
Agnes (Eaton) Scott; married on 21 May 1960 in Lebanon, VA; Kathern Brewster; age 18; born in
Caretta; WV; single; living at Newhall, WV; daughter of Daniel and Dovie (Click) Brewster.
2.North Carolina, Divorce Index, 1958-2004; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Billy Scott
Spouse: Kathern Brewster
Marriage Date: 30 May 1960 (sic, 21 May 1960)
Marriage Place: Virginia, USA
Divorce Date: 24 Aug 1993
Divorce Place: Catawba, North Carolina, USA
Residence Place: Catawba, North Carolina, USA"
3. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Billy Joe Scott
[Billy J Scott]
Gender: Male
Race: White
Birth Date: 2 Jun 1931
Birth Place: Welch McDowe, West Virginia
Death Date: 5 Apr 2007
Father: Henry Scott
Mother: Agnes Eatons
SSN: 236461851
Notes: Apr 1948: Name listed as BILLY JOE SCOTT;
11 Apr 2007: Name listed as BILLY J SCOTT"
4. FindAGrave.com; Web Site; submitted by bncheek; 13 Apr 2014.
"Billy Joe Scott
Birth 2 Jun 1933
McDowell County, West Virginia, USA
Death 5 Apr 2007 (aged 73)
Catawba County, North Carolina, USA
Burial Cremated, Ashes given to family or friend, Specifically: Ashes given to daughter"


Kathern Brewster

1. Russell Co, VA; Marriage License #12339; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Billy Joe Scott; age 26; born in Welch, WV; single; plant worker; living in War, WV; son of Henry and
Agnes (Eaton) Scott; married on 21 May 1960 in Lebanon, VA; Kathern Brewster; age 18; born in
Caretta; WV; single; living at Newhall, WV; daughter of Daniel and Dovie (Click) Brewster.
2.North Carolina, Divorce Index, 1958-2004; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Billy Scott
Spouse: Kathern Brewster
Marriage Date: 30 May 1960 (sic, 21 May 1960)
Marriage Place: Virginia, USA
Divorce Date: 24 Aug 1993
Divorce Place: Catawba, North Carolina, USA
Residence Place: Catawba, North Carolina, USA"
3. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submited by Sue Leitzsey Bradley; 4 Apr 2013.
" Kathern Brewster Worley
Birth 30 Jun 1941
Newhall, McDowell County, West Virginia, USA
Death 31 Mar 2013 (aged 71)
Galax, Galax City, Virginia, USA
Burial
Hillcrest Gardens
Mount Holly, Gaston County, North Carolina, USA "

Additional Information Posted:
"IRON STATION ~ Kathern Worley, 71, was a daughter of the late Daniel and Dovie Brewster.
She was retired from Pharr Yarns where she worked for more than 30 years.
She was preceded in death by her father and mother; her first husband, Billy Joe Scott; and her brothers, Buddy Brewster and wife Anita, Hershel Brewster and Lonnie Brewster, her infant sister, Gretta; brothers-in-law, Dal Nester, Don Winterrowd and Harry White and nephew, Bobby Preslar.
Interment in Hillcrest Gardens Cemetery.

"Published in Gaston Gazette on April 4, 2013"