McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families and Individuals

Notes


Samuel Kyle Brown

1. "Hertiage of McDowell Co, WV 1858-1999", Vol II, "Kyle Brown Family " article, Page 174; submitted
by Fran Wessel, 6109 Albemarle Lane, Blacksburg, VA 24060.


Marian Kopf

1. "Hertiage of McDowell Co, WV 1858-1999", Vol II, "Kyle Brown Family " article, Page 174; submitted
by Fran Wessel, 6109 Albemarle Lane, Blacksburg, VA 24060.


Reuben Hawks

1. 1900 Census, Pulaski Co, VA; Hiwassee District; taken on 8 Jun 1900; Page 62A; Image
13 of 31; Family #112/121.
Listed as Ruben Hawks; age 44; born in VA in Sep 1855; married 20 yrs; farmer; head
of household.


Althea Coke

1. 1900 Census, Pulaski Co, VA; Hiwassee District; taken on 8 Jun 1900; Page 62A; Image
13 of 31; Family #112/121.
Listed as Althea Hawks; age 39; born in VA in Jan 1861; married 20 yrs; 6 children, all
living; in household of husband, Reuben Hawks.


David F. Hawks

1. 1900 Census, Pulaski Co, VA; Hiwassee District; taken on 8 Jun 1900; Page 62A; Image
13 of 31; Family #112/121.
Listed as David F. Hawks; age 16; born in VA in Dec 1883; in household of father, Reuben
Hawks.


Rena Hawks

1. 1900 Census, Pulaski Co, VA; Hiwassee District; taken on 8 Jun 1900; Page 62A; Image
13 of 31; Family #112/121.
Listed as Rena Hawks; age 13; born in VA in Jul 1888; in household of father, Reuben
Hawks.


William R. Hawks

1. 1900 Census, Pulaski Co, VA; Hiwassee District; taken on 8 Jun 1900; Page 62A; Image
13 of 31; Family #112/121.
Listed as William R. Hawks; age 11; born in VA in Jun 1889; in household of father, Reuben
Hawks.


Pane O. Hawks

1. 1900 Census, Pulaski Co, VA; Hiwassee District; taken on 8 Jun 1900; Page 62A; Image
13 of 31; Family #112/121.
Listed as Pane O. Hawks; age 8; born in VA in Mar 1892; in household of father, Reuben
Hawks.


Ora Virgil Blankenship

1. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Clear Fork District, taken on 23 Apr 1910, Page 241A, Family #90.
Listed as Ora Blankenship, age 2, born in WV, in household of father, Allen C. Blankenship.
2. 1920 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Clear Fork District, taken on 21/22/23 Jan1920, Page 210B,
Family #106.
Listed as Ora Blankenship, age 13, born in WV, in household of father, Allen C. Blankenship.
3. Logan Co, WV; Marriage Registry; Vol #__(1928); Page 10; Line 3. WV Archives Web Site.
Ora Blankenship; age 20; Born in WV; single; living at Emmett, WV; son of Allen and Dollie
(Goodman) Blankenship; married on some date between 26 Jan 1928 and 4 Feb 1928; Azie
Huffman; age 17; born in VA; single; living at Emmett, WV; daughter of David and Doanie Huffman.
4. U.S. WWII Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Ora Virgil Blankenship
Gender: Male
Race: White
Age: 32
Relationship to Draftee: Self (Head)
Birth Place: Simon, West Virginia, USA
Birth Date: 14 Jul 1908
Residence Place: Simon, Wyoming, West Virginia, USA
Registration Date: 16 Oct 1940
Employer: No Job
Complexion: Light
Eye Color: Blue
Hair Color: Brown
Next of Kin: Velva Ruth Blankenship
Household Members:
Name Relationship
Ora Virgil Blankenship Self (Head)
Velva Ruth Blankenship Wife"
5. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1962); Page 487; WV Archives Web Site.
Orie Virgil Blankenship; age 54; born and living at at Simon, WV; divorced; WV; son of Allen and
Dolly Blankenship; married on 27 Oct 1962 at Pineville, WV; Josie Cline; age 42; born and living at
Simon, WV; single; daughter of Powell and Nancy Cline.


Velva Ruth Trent

1. Kentucky, Birth Index, 1911-1999; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Velva Trent
Date of Birth: 1 Apr 1911
Birth Place: Menifee, Kentucky, USA
Mother's name: Zona Walker
Volume Number: 195
Certificate Number: 92188
Volume Year: 1970"
2. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Velva Ruth Blankenship
[Velva Ruth Browning]
[Velva Griffin]
[Velva Ruth Trent]
Gender: Female
Race: White
Birth Date: 1 Apr 1914
Birth Place: Horlin, Kentucky
[Mayfield, Kentucky]
Death Date: 27 Dec 2006
Father: Lofa Trent
Mother: Zona Walker
SSN: 232528037
Notes: Jan 1951: Name listed as VELVA RUTH BLANKENSHIP;
Jul 1964: Name listed as VELVA RUTH BROWNING;
13 Aug 1981: Name listed as VELVA RUTH GRIFFIN;
10 Jan 2007: Name listed as VELVA R GRIFFIN"


Willie "Bud" Matney

1. 1940 Census, Buchanan Co, VA; Knox District; Burkes Road; E.D. 14-10; taken on 13 May 1940; Page 324A;
Image 23 of 50; Household #269.
Listed as Willie Matney; age 5; born in VA; no education; not attending school; in household of father, Joseph
Matney.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1958); Page 425; WV Archives Web Site.
Willie Matney; age 23; born and living in Hurley, VA; single; married on 13 Sep 1958 at Panther, WV;
Dorothy Justice; age 19; born and living in Panther, WV; single; with consent of Ervin and Victoria
Justice, parents of Dorothy Justice.
3. US Public Records, 1970-2009; LDS Web Site.
"Name Willie Matney
Residence Date 01 Dec 1984-01 Jan 2009
Residence Place Panther, West Virginia, United States
Birth Date 20 Apr 1935
Address 48 PO Box
Address Continued Panther, West Virginia 24872
Address Date 01 Dec 1984-01 Jan 2009"
4. Fanning Funeral Home; Iaeger, WV; Posted Obit.
"Willie "Bud" Matney, 81, of Panther, WV, died Monday, July 4, 2016 at his residence.
"Bud was born April 19, 1935, in Hurley, VA a son of the late Joe and Roye Bailey Matney. He was a retired coal miner.
" In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his first wife, Dorothy Justice Matney and his second wife, Delphine Lester Matney; an infant daughter, Kathy Matney; one son, Luther Matney; an infant brother, Johnny Matney, three additional brothers, Burl, Lonnie, and Sanford Matney; and two sisters Maggie Justus and Ethel Lester.
"Those left to mourn his loss are three sons, Larry Dale Matney, Jackie Matney and Lefty Matney all of Panther; one daughter, Donna Jean Matney of Panther; two granddaughters, Jessica Bailey and husband Kevin of Panther and Jasmine Matney also of Panther; two step granddaughters, Jennifer Goins and husband Johnathan of North Carolina and Christina Lambeth also of North Carolina; five great grandchildren, Hunter and Lillian Bailey of Panther, Bradley Meyers, Johnathan and Jordan Goins all of North Carolina; a half-brother, Henry Matney and two half- sisters Gladys Cunningham and Angeline Glick.
"Funeral services will be conducted Friday, July 8, 2016, at 12 noon with Reverend Roger "Pete" Woods and Elder Fred Bailey officiating at the Chapel of Fanning Funeral Home in Iaeger WV. Burial will follow in the Justice Cemetery on Trace Fork Road near Panther. Serving as pallbearers will be family and friends...."


Delphine Lester

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Isaban; E.D.24-57; taken on 2 Apr 1940;
Page 1083B; Image 2 of 74; Household #22.
Listed as Delphine Lester; age 6; born in WV; no education; not attending school; lived in McDowell Co,
WV on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Zemery Lester.
2. US Public Records, 1970-2009; LDS Web Site.
"Name Delphine Matney
Residence Date 13 Jul 2001-01 Apr 2002
Residence Place Panther, West Virginia, United States
Birth Date 17 May 1934
Phone Number..."
"...Phone Number Recorded Date 20 Oct 2006
Address 351 PO Box
Address Continued Panther, West Virginia 24872
Address Date 13 Jul 2001-01 Apr 2002
2nd Address 48 PO Box
2nd Address Continued Panther, West Virginia 24872
2nd Address Date 01 May 1997-20 Oct 2006"
3. US Obituary Collection, 1930-2015; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Delphine Matney
Gender: Female
Age at Death: 81
Birth Date: 17 May 1934
Residence (at time of death): Panther, West Virginia, USA
Death Date: 19 Oct 2015 (sic, 1 Feb 2013 per SS Records)
Newspaper Title: tributesVA
Spouse: Willie"
3. Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Delphine Matney
BORN: 17 May 1934
Died: 1 Feb 2013
State (Year) SSN issued: West Virginia (Before 1951)


Ethel Matney

1. 1940 Census, Buchanan Co, VA; Knox District; Burkes Road; E.D. 14-10; taken on 13 May 1940; Page 324A;
Image 23 of 50; Household #269.
Listed as Ethel Matney; age 9; born in VA; 1st grade education; attending school; lived in same house
on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Joseph Matney.


Carl William Smith Sr

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Big Creek District, Susanna, taken on 25 Apr 1930, Page 115A,
Family #260.
Listed as Carl Smith, age 3, born in WV, in household of father, John Smith.
2. Arlington Co, VA; Marriage License #19595; Virginia Marriage Records, 1936-2012; Ancestry.com
Web Site.
Carl William Smith; age 24; born in Yukon, WV; US Air Force; single; living at 507th Tac, Fort Bragg,
NC; son of John "Bud" and Retta Belle (Hall) Smith; married on 13 Jul 1951 in Arlington Co, VA;
Goldie Pauline McClellan; age 25; born in St. Paul, VA; single; living at 6353 Waneta Road,
Washington, DC; daughter of Augusta Lee and Charlotte Jane (Edwards) McClellan.
3. "Bonnie Jo Newcomer Family Tree #1"; Ancestry.com Website; posted by Bonnie Jo Taylor.
"Carl William Smith Sr
1927–1987
Birth 27 MAY 1927 • Yukon, McDowell, West Virginia, USA
Death 1 FEB 1987 • Ventura, Calif."


Goldie Pauline McClellan

1. Arlington Co, VA; Marriage License #19595; Virginia Marriage Records, 1936-2012; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Carl William Smith; age 24; born in Yukon, WV; US Air Force; single; living at 507th Tac, Fort Bragg, NC; son
of John "Bud" and Retta Belle (Hall) Smith; married on 13 Jul 1951 in Arlington Co, VA; Goldie Pauline McClellan;
age 25; born in St. Paul, VA; single; living at 6353 Waneta Road, Washington, DC; daughter of Augusta Lee and
Charlotte Jane (Edwards) McClellan.


John Henry Cline

1. "Hertiage of McDowell Co, WV 1858-1999", Vol II, "Kyle Brown Family " article, Page 174; submitted
by Fran Wessel, 6109 Albemarle Lane, Blacksburg, VA 24060.


Kyle Edward Clayton Brown

1. "Hertiage of McDowell Co, WV 1858-1999", Vol II, "Kyle Brown Family " article, Page 174; submitted
by Fran Wessel, 6109 Albemarle Lane, Blacksburg, VA 24060.


Esther Ruth Moore

1. "Hertiage of McDowell Co, WV 1858-1999", Vol II, "Kyle Brown Family " article, Page 174; submitted
by Fran Wessel, 6109 Albemarle Lane, Blacksburg, VA 24060.


Richard Edward Brown

1. "Hertiage of McDowell Co, WV 1858-1999", Vol II, "Kyle Brown Family " article, Page 174; submitted
by Fran Wessel, 6109 Albemarle Lane, Blacksburg, VA 24060.