McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families

Notes


Benjamin Harrison Yates

1. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by butterfly2969; 3 Nov 2014.
" Benjamin Harrison Yates
Birth 23 Feb 1889
Ashe County, North Carolina, USA
Death 17 Jan 1943 (aged 53)
Washington County, Virginia, USA
Burial
Jackson Lewis Cemetery
Taylors Valley, Washington County, Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 138233329 "


Maryann Parsons

1. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by butterfly2969; 3 Nov 2014.
" Maryann Parsons Yates
Birth 26 Jan 1891
Death 20 Nov 1972 (aged 81)
Burial
Jackson Lewis Cemetery
Taylors Valley, Washington County, Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 138233338"


Pearl Paynter

1. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Oceana District, taken on 3 Apr 1930, Page 188A, Family #40.
Listed as Pearl Paynter, age 7?, born in WV, in household of father, John F. Painter.


Letha O'Dell Matthews

1. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; Susanna; taken on 14 Jan 1920; Page 26A; Image 9
of 47; Family #79/84.
Listed as O'Dell Matthews; age 7; born in VA; in household of father, Tandy Matthews.
2. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Roderfield Road; taken on 28 Apr 1930; Page 222A;
Image 59 of 75; Family #528/545.
Listed as O'Dell Hall; age 29; born in VA; in household of father, Tandy Matthews, with child.


Ruby Hall

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Roderfield Road; taken on 28 Apr 1930; Page 222A;
Image 59 of 75; Family #528/545.
Listed as Ruby Hall; age 2; born in WV; in household of grandfather, Tandy Matthews, with mother.


Joseph Wallace "Joe" Lavender

1. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1999"; 1999; By Geneva Steel, Tom
Hatcher and Sandra Long; "Homer H. Hickam"; Article; Page 169; submitted by Elsie Hickam, 366
Stanley Dr, Garden City, SC 29576.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1943); Page 170; WV Archives Web Site.
Joseph Wallace Lavender; age 21; born in Greensboro, NC; single; living in Portsmouth, VA; married
on 16 Aug 1943 at Thorpe, WV; Jo Jacquelyn Blair; age 21; born in Gary, WV; single; living at Thorpe,
WV.
3. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by wvguy; 18 Apr 2019.
" Joseph Wallace Lavender
Birth 1924
Wilcoe, McDowell County, West Virginia, USA
Death 1991 (aged 66–67)
Welch, McDowell County, West Virginia, USA
Burial
Roselawn Memorial Gardens
Princeton, Mercer County, West Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 198449685 "

Additional Information Posted:
"Joseph Wallace Lavender, 67, of 1046 Riverside Drive, Welch, was dead on arrival Monday at a Welch hospital. Born at Wilcoe, he was a son of the late James Kent and Minnie Bouldin Lavender.
He was a veteran of World War II having served with the U.S. Navy and had retired with the U.S. Steel Corp. after serving 42 years.

"He was preceded in death by his wife, Jo Jacquelyn Blair Lavender.

"Survivors: sons, Robert Kent Lavender of Durham, N.C., and Wallace Blair Lavender of Gary; daughter, Jody Sue Lewis of Princeton; brothers, Kenneth Lavender of Princeton and Robert Lavender of Abbs Valley, Va.; sisters, Elsie Hickham of Garden City, S.C., and Mary Lavender of Abbs Valley; and four grandchildren.

"Committal services will be at 1 p.m. Thursday at the Roselawn Memorial Garden Mausoleum Chapel on the Bluefield-Princeton Road with the Rev. Greg Blair officiating, and entombment will follow. The family requests contributions be made to a favorite church. Douglas Mortuary in Welch is in charge of arrangements."


Jo Jacquelyn Blair

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkins District; Gary; taken 2 Apr 1930; Page 69B; Image 2 of 78;
Family #16/19.
Listed as Jacqueline Blair; age 6; born in WV; in household of father, James J. Blair.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1943); Page 170; WV Archives Web Site.
Joseph Wallace Lavender; age 21; born in Greensboro, NC; single; living in Portsmouth, VA; married
on 16 Aug 1943 at Thorpe, WV; Jo Jacquelyn Blair; age 21; born in Gary, WV; single; living at Thorpe,
WV.
3. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by wvguy; 18 Apr 2019.
" Jo Jacquelyn Blair Lavender
Birth 1924
Gary, McDowell County, West Virginia, USA
Death 1991 (aged 66–67)
Welch, McDowell County, West Virginia, USA
Burial
Roselawn Memorial Gardens
Princeton, Mercer County, West Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 198449615 "

Additional Information Posted:
"Jo Jacquelyn Lavender, 67, of Welch, was dead on arrival Tuesday at a Welch hospital. Born at Gary, she was the daughter of the late Joe and Goldzsie Chewning Blair.

"She had been a life long resident of McDowell County and affiliated with the Gary United Methodist Church.

"Survivors: husband, Joseph W. Lavender; sons, Robert Kent Lavender of Durham. N.C., and Wallace Lavender of Gary; daughter, Jody Sue Lewis of Princeton; brothers, Jim Blair of Montreat, N.C., Dr. Lawrence Blair of Monterey, Calif., and Pete Blair of Gary; sister, Sue Ann Barta of Radford, Va.; and four grandchildren.

"Committal services will be at 1 p.m. Thursday at Roselawn Memorial Gardens Mausoleum Chapel on Bluefield-Princeton Road with the Rev. Gregory Blair officiating. Family request contributions be made to any McDowell County charity or church. Douglas Mortuary in Welch is in charge of arrangements."


John Norman Ogle

1. Virginia, Select Marriages, 1785-1940; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Norman Ogle
Gender: Male
Marital status: Single
Age: 22
Birth Date: 1880
Birth Place: Carroll Co., VA.
Marriage Date: 25 Dec 1902
Marriage Place: Carroll, Virginia
Father: Gordon L.
Mother: Florence
Spouse: Laura E. Ogle
FHL Film Number: 31087
Reference ID: p 127"


Laura Etta A. Ogle

1. 1900 Census, Carroll Co, VA; Pine Creek District; taken on 11 Jun 1900; Page 87B; Image 12 of 43;
Family #107/110.
Listed as Louretta A. Ogle; age 16; born in Jan 1884 in VA; single; at school; in household of
father, Thomas W. Ogle.
2. Virginia, Select Marriages, 1785-1940; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Laura E. Ogle
Gender: Female
Marital status: Single
Age: 18
Birth Date: 1884
Birth Place: Carroll Co., VA.
Marriage Date: 25 Dec 1902
Marriage Place: Carroll, Virginia
Father: Thomas W.
Mother: Bunea Vista
Spouse: Norman Ogle
FHL Film Number: 31087
Reference ID: p 127"
3. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #12180; WV Archives Web Site.
Mrs. Laura Etta Ogle; age 61; born in Hillsville, VA; widow; living at Gary, WV; daughter of Thomas
Washington and Buba Vista (Farmer) Ogle; died 3 Oct 1946 in Grace Hospital, Welch, WV; due to
cirrhosis of liver with hypertension; buried 5 Oct 1946 in Iaeger Memorial, Roderfield, WV.