McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families and Individuals

Notes


Clara Peters

1. 1940 Census, Boone Co, WV; Crook District; E.D. 3-3; taken 22 Apr 1940; Page 66B; Image 61 of 63;
Household #461.
Listed as Clara Peters; age 8; born in WV; single; 1st grade education; attending school; lived
in same place on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Herbert S. Peters.
2. Logan Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1951); Page 473; WV Archives Web Site.
Ernest Osborne; age 41; born in Wyoming Co, WV; widowed; living at Lorado, WV; son of Doc and
Brooke (Cook) Osborne; married on 27 Jun 1951 at Lorado, WV; Clara Peters; age 19; born in Boone
Co, WVl single; living at Lorado, WV; daughter of Herbert and Martha (Osborne) Peters.


Herbert S. Peters Rev

1. Logan Co, WV; Marriage Registry; Vol #__(1921); Page 276; Line #13; WV Archives Web Site.
Herbert Peters; age 21; born in Boone Co, WV; single; farmer; living at Echart, WV; son of Joe and
Sarah (Dickens) Peters; married on 13 Nov 1921at Three forks, WV; Martha Osborne; age 17, born
in Logan Co, WV; single; living at Three Forks, WV; daughter of George and Eliza May (Osborne)
Osborne.
2. 1930 Census, Boone Co, WV; Crook District; taken 9 Apr 1930; Page 14A; Image 11 of 45; Family
#86/86.
Listed as Herbert Peters; age 29; born in WV; married at 20; farmer; head of household.
3. 1940 Census, Boone Co, WV; Crook District; E.D. 3-3; taken 22 Apr 1940; Page 66B; Image 61 of 63;
Household #461.
Listed as Herbert S. Peters; age 39; born in WV; married; 8th grade education; lived in same place
on 1 Apr 1935; no listed occupation; head of household.


Martha Osborne

1. Logan Co, WV; Marriage Registry; Vol #__(1921); Page 276; Line #13; WV Archives Web Site.
Herbert Peters; age 21; born in Boone Co, WV; single; farmer; living at Echart, WV; son of Joe and
Sarah (Dickens) Peters; married on 13 Nov 1921at Three forks, WV; Martha Osborne; age 17, born
in Logan Co, WV; single; living at Three Forks, WV; daughter of George and Eliza May (Osborne)
Osborne.
2. 1930 Census, Boone Co, WV; Crook District; taken 9 Apr 1930; Page 14A; Image 11 of 45; Family
#86/86.
Listed as Martha Peters; age 26; born in WV; married at 17; in household of husband, Herbert S.
Peters.
3. 1940 Census, Boone Co, WV; Crook District; E.D. 3-3; taken 22 Apr 1940; Page 66B; Image 61 of 63;
Household #461.
Listed as Martha Peters; age 36; born in WV; married; 1st grade education; lived in same place
on 1 Apr 1935; in household of husband, Herbert S. Peters.


Lester Peters

1. 1930 Census, Boone Co, WV; Crook District; taken 9 Apr 1930; Page 14A; Image 11 of 45; Family
#86/86.
Listed as Lester Peters; age 5; born in WV; in household of father, Herbert S.Peters.
2. 1940 Census, Boone Co, WV; Crook District; E.D. 3-3; taken 22 Apr 1940; Page 66B; Image 61 of 63;
Household #461.
Listed as Lester Peters; age 15; born in WV; single; 1st grade education; not attending school; lived
in same place on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Herbert S. Peters.


Belva Peters

1. 1930 Census, Boone Co, WV; Crook District; taken 9 Apr 1930; Page 14A; Image 11 of 45; Family
#86/86.
Listed as Belva Peters; age 2; born in WV; in household of father, Herbert S.Peters.


Robert Peters Rev

1. 1940 Census, Boone Co, WV; Crook District; E.D. 3-3; taken 22 Apr 1940; Page 66B; Image 61 of 63;
Household #461.
Listed as Robert Peters; age 6; born in WV; single; 1st grade education; attending school; lived
in same place on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Herbert S. Peters.


Robert Gene Cempella

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; Filbert; E.D. 24-7; taken 13 May 1940; Page 148A;
Image 19 of 28; Household #136.
Listed as Robert Cempella; age3; born in WV; in household of grandfather, James Hall, with
parents.
2. Russell Co, VA; Marriage License #5293; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Robert Campella; age 27; born in Welch, WV; single; chemist; living at Filbert, WV; son of John and
Ina Lee (Hall) Cempella; marriied on 1 Feb 1965 in Russell Co, VA; Carolyn Altizer; age 21; born in
Welch, WV; single; living at War, WV; daughter of Homer and Mary (Cortellesi) Altizer.
3. Douglas Mortuary; Welch, WV; Posted Obit.
"Robert Gene Cempella, 81, of War passed away Tuesday, September 11, 2018 in Clinch Valley Medical Center in Richlands, VA.
" Born September 7, 1937 in Welch he was the son of the late John and Ina Cempella. He was a graduate of Gary High School and the University of Kentucky, and received his MBA from Xavier University in Cincinnati, Ohio. He was formerly employed by US Steel as an engineer, and owned and operated Robert’s Floral in Welch for 20 years. His final position was as the CEO of 7 nursing homes in West Virginia.
"In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by two brothers, an infant brother James, and Dr. Bernard Cempella.
"He is survived by his wife and best friend for over 54 years, Carolyn “Kitten” Altizer Cempella of War; and his special friend, Joe Falgiani of War.
"Funeral service will be conducted Friday, September 14 at 11 a.m. at the Emmanuel Baptist Church, War with the Rev. Spencer Oxford officiating. Burial will follow in Grandview Memory Gardens, Bluefield, VA...."


Carolyn "Kitten" Altizer

1. Russell Co, VA; Marriage License #5293; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Robert Campella; age 27; born in Welch, WV; single; chemist; living at Filbert, WV; son of John and
Ina Lee (Hall) Cempella; marriied on 1 Feb 1965 in Russell Co, VA; Carolyn Altizer; age 21; born in
Welch, WV; single; living at War, WV; daughter of Homer and Mary (Cortellesi) Altizer.


Emmett Allen Farmer

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1946); Page 145; WV Archives Web Site.
Emmett Allen Farmer; age 24; born at gary, WV; single; living in McDowell Co, WV; married on 4 Feb
1946 at Welch, WV; Ethel Asbury; age 22; born in Tazewell Co, VA; single; living in McDowell Co, WV.
2. Salem, VA; Death Certificate #88-022983; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Emmett Allen Farmer; age 63; born 5 May 1925 in McDowell Co, WV; married; husband of Mary
Ethel Asbury Farmer; living in Bluefield, VA; son of George Allen and Lilly Myrtle (Graham) Farmer;
died 22 Jun 1988 in the VA Medical Center, Salem, VA; due to carcinoma of rectum; buried in
Grandview Memory Gardens, Bluefield, Tazewell Co, VA.


Mary Ethel Asbury

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1946); Page 145; WV Archives Web Site.
Emmett Allen Farmer; age 24; born at gary, WV; single; living in McDowell Co, WV; married on 4 Feb
1946 at Welch, WV; Ethel Asbury; age 22; born in Tazewell Co, VA; single; living in McDowell Co, WV.
2. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Mary Ethel Asbury
[Mary Ethel Farmer]
[Mary Farmer]
Gender: Female
Race: White
Birth Date: 22 Aug 1924
Birth Place: Tazwell Mcdo, Virginia
[Yukon McDowe??, West Virginia]
Death Date: 4 Nov 2004
Father: John A Asbury
Mother: Lilly M Lowe
SSN: 414345559
Notes: Mar 1943: Name listed as MARY ETHEL ASBURY;
Dec 1957: Name listed as MARY ETHEL FARMER;
11 Nov 2004: Name listed as MARY E FARMER"
3. Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Mary Ethel Farmer
Death Date: 4 Nov 2004
Death Place: Tazewell, Virginia, USA"


Luerd Doliver Nunley

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; taken on 21 Apr 1930; Page 198B; Family #9/9.
Listed as Lurod D. Nunnlly; age 10; born in WV; in household of father, Daniel W. Nunley.
2. Tazewell Co, VA; Marriage Licesne #66 030511; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Luerd Doliver Nunley; age 45; born in Tazewell Co, VA; single; no previous marriage; laborer in
furniture factory; living in Horsepen, VA; son of Daniel Whitt and Nancy Ellie (Marrs) Nunley; married
on 20 Aug 1966 in Tazewell, VA; Shirley Marie Asbury; age 24; born in Tazewell Co, VA; single; no
previous marriage; living in Horsepen, VA; daughter of Elbert Lee and Leora Frances (Graham) Asbury.
3. Social Security Death Index; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Lured D. Nunley; born on 10 Feb 1920; died on 6 Jun 2001; last residence, Squire, McDowell Co, WV.


Shirley Marie Asbury

1. Tazewell Co, VA; Marriage Licesne #66 030511; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Luerd Doliver Nunley; age 45; born in Tazewell Co, VA; single; no previous marriage; laborer in
furniture factory; living in Horsepen, VA; son of Daniel Whitt and Nancy Ellie (Marrs) Nunley; married
on 20 Aug 1966 in Tazewell, VA; Shirley Marie Asbury; age 24; born in Tazewell Co, VA; single; no
previous marriage; living in Horsepen, VA; daughter of Elbert Lee and Leora Frances (Graham)
Asbury.
2. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by Vernon Miller; 16 Dec 2014.
" Shirley Marie Asbury Nunley
Birth 7 Feb 1942
Welch, McDowell County, West Virginia, USA
Death 14 Dec 2014 (aged 72)
Abbs Valley, Tazewell County, Virginia, USA
Burial
Big Creek Cemetery
Brewsterdale, McDowell County, West Virginia, USA "

Additional Information Posted:
"The Lord called another angel home. Shirley Marie Nunley, age 72 of the Abbs Valley, VA passed away Sunday, December 14, 2014 at her home. Born February 7, 1942 at Welch, WV, she was a daughter of the late Elbert and Leora Asbury. She enjoyed life to the fullest and loved everyone who came into her life. In addition to her parents, she was precede in death by her husband, Luerd D. Nunley; one daughter, Nancy Marie Nunley; two brothers, Ronnie and Bill Asbury; two sisters, Dolly Sue Asbury and Linda Ward.

"Those left to cherish her memory are two daughters, Shelia Stevenson of the home; Jeannie White and husband, T.J. of Bluefield, VA; two sons, Keith Nunley and wife, Terri of Brewsterdale, WV (who loved her greatly) and Eddie Nunley of Yadkinville, NC; grandchildren, Jack and Kayla Hagerman of Bluefield, WV, Ashley Hagerman of Abbs Valley, VA, Alisha “Crickett” Nunley and Anthony Lowe and Stephen and Jason Baldwin all of Richlands, VA, Tristen and Shelby Nunley of Brewsterdale, WV; great grandchildren, Nick, Isaac, Lilly, Gabe, Memorie, and Baby Corbin on the way; four sisters, Irene Baker and husband, Earl and Carolyn Baker and husband, Larry all of Horsepen, VA; Peggy Deskins and husband, Jimmy of Yadkinville, NC, and Virginia Marrs and husband, Arnold of Brewsterdale, WV; two brothers, Berley Asbury and wife, Audrey of Brewsterdale, WV and Ricky Asbury and wife, Teresa of Squire, WV; special companion, her beloved dog, Joker.

"Funeral services will be conducted at 11 AM Wednesday, December 17, 2014 at the Church of Jesus Christ at Brewsterdale, WV with Pastors Arnold Marrs and Roney Marrs officiating. Burial will follow at Brewsterdale Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Jack Hagerman, Jr., T.J. White, Jack Hagerman, Sr., Anthony Lowe, Stephen Baldwin, and Jason Baldwin.

"The family will receive friends from 6-9 PM Tuesday, December 16, 2014 at Peery & St. Clair Funeral Home in Tazewell, VA. "
3. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1995"; McDowell County Historical Society;
1995; "The Berley Asbury Family" Article; Page 92; submitted by Crystal Asbury; PO Box 157,
Cucumber, WV 24826.


Augustus Spaher "Gus" Graham Sr

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1914); Page 325; WV Archives Web Site.
Guss Graham; age 21; born in Tazewell Co, VA; single; laborer; living at Squire Jim, WV; son of
Charley and Lana; married on 6 Aug 1914 at Cucumber, WV; Cora marrs; age 22; born in McDowell
Co, WV; single; daughter of John and Martha (sic, Mary).
2. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1995"; McDowell County Historical Society;
1995; "The Berley Asbury Family" Article; Page 92; submitted by Crystal Asbury; PO Box 157,
Cucumber, WV 24826.
3. "aumanyates Family Tree"; Posted by CarolynYates4828; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Augustus "Gus" Spahar Graham Sr.
Birth 14 DECEMBER 1895 • Tazewell County, Virginia
Death 10 JANUARY 1934 • McDowell County, West Virginia"


Cora M. Marrs

1. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Big Creek Township, taken on 15 Jun 1900; Page 82B, Family #173.
Listed as Cora Marrs, age 2, born in Jul 1897, in household of father, John Marrs.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1914); Page 325; WV Archives Web Site.
Guss Graham; age 21; born in Tazewell Co, VA; single; laborer; living at Squire Jim, WV; son of
Charley and Lana; married on 6 Aug 1914 at Cucumber, WV; Cora marrs; age 22; born in McDowell
Co, WV; single; daughter of John and Martha (sic, Mary).
3. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1995"; McDowell County Historical Society;
1995; "The Berley Asbury Family" Article; Page 92; submitted by Crystal Asbury; PO Box 157,
Cucumber, WV 24826.
4. "aumanyates Family Tree"; Posted by CarolynYates4828; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Cora Marrs
Birth 30 JULY 1897 • McDowell, West Virginia, USA
Death 28 FEBRUARY 1977"