McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families and Individuals

Notes


Feilden Jefferson Petty

1. 1880 Census, Carroll Co, VA; Sulphur Springs District; taken on 30 Jun 1880; Page 136D; Image
4 of 4; Family #488/488.
Listed as Fielden J. Petta; age 8; born in VA; in household of mother, Sarah F. Petty.
2. Virginia, Select Marriages, 1785-1940; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Fielden J. Petty
Gender: Male
Marital Status: Single
Age: 22
Birth Date: 1871
Birth Place: Carroll Co., VA.
Marriage Date: 12 Nov 1893
Marriage Place: Carroll, Virginia
Mother: Sarah Petty
Spouse: Mary E. Harmon
FHL Film Number: 31087
Reference ID: p 88"
3. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; Coalwood; taken on 14/15 Jan 1920; Page 13A;
Image 25 of 42; Family #221/224.
Listed as F. Jefferson Petty; age 48; born in VA; married; coal miner; head of household.
4. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1923); Page 28; WV Archives Web Site.
Fielden Petty; age 52; born in Pittsylvania Co, VA; widowed; carpenter; living at Premier, WV;
son of Sarah and Isom (step-father?); married on 3 Dec 1923 at Welch, WV; Bertie Caudill;
age 36; born in Ashe Co, NC; single; daughter of David and Martha.
5. 1930 Census; McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Premier; taken on 14 Apr 1930; Page 239A;
Image 17 of 35; Family #135/135.
Listed as Fielden J. Petty; age 58; born in VA; married at 52 (current marriage); carpenter for coal mine;
head of household.
6. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #12783; WV Archives Web Site.
Fielden J. Petty; age 84; born in Sep 1871 in Danville, VA; martial status unlisted; miner; living at
Bartley, WV; son of unknown parents; died 8 Oct 1955 in Grace Hospital, Welch, WV; due to
hypertensive and arteriosclerotic heart disease with failure; buried 11 Oct 1955 in Iaeger Memorial.
7. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
Hattie Leach; 19 May 2014
Fielding Jefferson Petty; born in Sep 1871 in Danville, Pittsylvania Co, VA; died 8 Oct 1955; buried her;
no grave marker photo shown;
"Fielden was the son of Matthew David Petty and Sarah Bullington-he married Mary E. Harmon 12 Nov
1893 in Carroll County, Virginia-Mary was born 1868 in Virginia and died 1902 in Virginia.
Fielden married 2nd Juanita "Nannie" Austin in 1904 Wanita was born 26 Oct 1881 and died
about 1923 in McDowell County, West Virginia. Fielden married 3rd time to Birdie Caudill in 1924
in West Virginia:
Children of Mary are: Sarah, Clifton, and Flora Alice Petty-
Children of Juanita are: Buford, Elizabeth, John, Harold, and Minnie Petty-
Children of Birdie are; Fielden David and Daniel L. Petty "


Bertie Caudill

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1923); Page 28; WV Archives Web Site.
Fielden Petty; age 52; born in Pittsylvania Co, VA; widowed; carpenter; living at Premier, WV;
son of Sarah and Isom (step-father?); married on 3 Dec 1923 at Welch, WV; Bertie Caudill;
age 36; born in Ashe Co, NC; single; daughter of David and Martha.
2. 1930 Census; McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Premier; taken on 14 Apr 1930; Page 239A;
Image 17 of 35; Family #135/135.
Listed as Berdie Petty; age 42; born in NC; married at 36; in household of husband, Fielding J. Petty.


David Fielden Petty

1. 1930 Census; McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Premier; taken on 14 Apr 1930; Page 239A;
Image 17 of 35; Family #135/135.
listed as David F. Petty; age 4 yrs, 3 mons; born in WV; in household of father, Fielding J. Petty.


Daniel L. Petty

1. 1930 Census; McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Premier; taken on 14 Apr 1930; Page 239A;
Image 17 of 35; Family #135/135.
listed as Danish L. Petty (female, sic, male); age 9 mons; born in WV; in household of father, Fielding J. Petty.


Louis Arrington

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Bradshaw; E.D. 24-60; taken 23 Apr 1940;
Page 1211B; Image 60 of 133; Household #473.
Listed as Louis Arrington; age 10; born in WV; single; 3rd grade education; attending school;
lived in same house on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Edward D. Arrington.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage records; Vol #__(1948); Page 8; WV Archives Web Site.
Louis Arrington; age 21; born in living in Bradshaw, WV; single; married on 5 Jul 1948 in Jolo, WV;
Evelyn White; age 18; born in Bartley, WV; single; living at Raysal, WV; with consent of Ellen White,
mother of Evelyn White.
3. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Louis Arrington
Gender: Male
Race: White
Birth Date: 25 Sep 1929
Birth Place: Bradshaw Mcd, West Virginia
Death Date: 17 Dec 1988
Father: Edward Arrington
Mother: Anna M Camel
SSN: 233406529
Notes: Jun 1943: Name listed as LOUIS ARRINGTON"
4. Kentucky, Death Index, 1911-2000; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Louis Arrington
Death Date: 17 Dec 1988
Death Place: Rowan
Age: 59
Residence: Carter
Volume: 68
Certificate: 33695"
5. Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Louis Arrington
SSN: 233-40-6529
BORN: 25 Sep 1929
Died: 17 Dec 1988
State (Year) SSN issued: West Virginia (Before 1951)"
6. U.S., Department of Veterans Affairs BIRLS Death File, 1850-2010; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Louis Arrington
Gender: Male
Birth Date: 25 Sep 1928
Death Date: 17 Dec 1988
SSN: 233406529
Branch 1: ARMY
Enlistment Date 1: 21 May 1946
Release Date 1: 22 Oct 1947"


Evelyn White

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage records; Vol #__(1948); Page 8; WV Archives Web Site.
Louis Arrington; age 21; born in living in Bradshaw, WV; single; married on 5 Jul 1948 in Jolo, WV;
Evelyn White; age 18; born in Bartley, WV; single; living at Raysal, WV; with consent of Ellen White,
mother of Evelyn White.


Jean Arrington

1. Boyd Co, KY; Death Certificate #61 4229; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Jean Arrington; age 9; born 21 Mar 1951 in Bradshaw, WV; living at RR #1, Grahn, KY; daughter of
Lewis and Evelyn (White) Arrington; died 15 Mar 1961 in Kings Daughter Hospital, Ashland, KY; due
to shock caused by intussusception of the ileum; buried 18 Mar 1961 in Stevens Cemetery, Grahn,
KY; informant, Louis Arrington.


Charles Arrington

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Bradshaw; E.D. 24-60; taken 23 Apr 1940;
Page 1211B; Image 60 of 133; Household #473.
Listed as Charlie Arrington; age 3; born in WV; in household of father, Edward D. Arrington.
2. Buchanan Co, VA; Marriage License #68 011575; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Charles Arrington; age 30; born in Buchanan Co, VA; single; clerk for Paynes Super Market; living at
Bradshaw, WV; son of Edward and Nannie May (Cabell, sic, Campbell) Arrington; married on 27 Apr
1968 at Grundy, VA; Shirley Jeanette Hicks; age 22; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; clerk for
Mullins Super Market; living at Bradshaw, WV; daughter of Clabe (sic, Clayborn) and Ollie (Hicks)
Hicks.
3. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Charles Arrington
Gender: Male
Race: White
Birth Date: 30 Apr 1937
Birth Place: Bradshaw Mcd, West Virginia
[Bradshaw, West Virginia]
Death Date: 4 Jan 2007
Father: Edward Arrington
Mother: Nannie M Campbell
SSN: 233568050
Notes: Apr 1953: Name listed as CHARLES ARRINGTON"
4. Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Charles Arrington
Death Date: 4 Jan 2007
Death Place: Buchanan, Virginia, USA"
5. "Bluefield Daily Telegraph"; Bluefield, WV; Friday, 2 Jan 2007; Newspaper Obit.
"Charles Arrington, 69, of Jolo, died Thursday, Jan. 4, 2007 at Buchanan General Hospital. Arrangements by Fanning Funeral Home, Iaeger."


Shirley Jeanette Hicks

1. Buchanan Co, VA; Marriage License #68 011575; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Charles Arrington; age 30; born in Buchanan Co, VA; single; clerk for Paynes Super Market; living at
Bradshaw, WV; son of Edward and Nannie May (Cabell, sic, Campbell) Arrington; married on 27 Apr
1968 at Grundy, VA; Shirley Jeanette Hicks; age 22; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; clerk for Mullins
Super Market; living at Bradshaw, WV; daughter of Clabe (sic, Clayborn) and Ollie (Hicks) Hicks.
2. United States Public Records, 1970-2009; LDS Web Site.
"Name Shirley J Arrington
Also Known As J Hager
2nd Also Known As Name J Hagerman
Residence Date 26 Jun 2006-05 Dec 2008
Residence Place Jolo, West Virginia, United States
Birth Date 20 Dec 1945
Address Jolo, West Virginia 24850
Address Date 26 Jun 2006-05 Dec 2008
2nd Address Jolo, West Virginia 24850
2nd Address Date 01 Dec 1993
3rd Address Jolo, West Virginia 24850
3rd Address Date 01 Dec 1992-01 Dec 1993
Record Number 171329306"


Clayborn L. Hicks Jr

1. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; taken on 27/28 Jan 1920; Page 91B; Family #53.
Listed as Claborn Hicks; age 10; born in WV; in household of step-father, William Charles.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1929); Page 190; WV Archives Web Site.
Clayburn Hicks, Jr; age 21; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; miner; living at Caretta, WV; son of Bud
and S.; married on 14 Aug 1929 at Caretta, WV; Ollie Hicks; age 18; born in McDowell Co, WV; single;
daughter of Cayborn and Caroline.


Ollie Hicks

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1929); Page 190; WV Archives Web Site.
Clayburn Hicks, Jr; age 21; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; miner; living at Caretta, WV; son of Bud
and S.; married on 14 Aug 1929 at Caretta, WV; Ollie Hicks; age 18; born in McDowell Co, WV; single;
daughter of Cayborn and Caroline.


Anna Bibart

1. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Anna Bibart Andrews
[Anna B Andrews]
[Anna Bibart Bibart]
Gender: Female
Race: White
Birth Date: 1 Jan 1918
Birth Place: Thorpe, West Virginia
Death Date: 13 Feb 2004
Father: George Bibart
Mother: Todorika Avram
SSN: 290189168
Notes: Nov 1940: Name listed as ANNA BIBART ANDREWS;
19 Feb 2004: Name listed as ANNA B ANDREWS"
2. Ohio, Death Records, 1908-1932, 1938-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Anna B Andrews
[Anna B Bibart]
Birth Date: 1 Jan 1918
Gender: Female
Race: White
Hispanic Origin: Not Hispanic (Latino)
Residence Place: Licking, Licking, Ohio, United States
Residence Zip Code: 43076
Death Date: 13 Feb 2004
Death Time: 02:45 PM
Hospital of Death: Private Residence
Death Place: Ohio, USA
Certificate: 13719
Age at Death: 86
Registrar's Certificate Number: 000059
Certifier: Coroner
Referred to Coroner: Referred to Coroner
Autopsy: No Autopsy performed
Method of Disposition: Burial
Filing Date: 26 Feb 2004
Hospital Status: Other/residence
Injury at Work: Unclassifiable
Father's Surname: Bibart
Mother's Maiden Name: Avram
Marital Status: Widowed
Education: 12
Armed Forces Indicator: No
Industry of Decedent: Occupation Not Classifiable
Occupation of Decedent: Occupation Not Classifiable
Census Tract: 9999
Primary Registration District: 4600"


James C. Anderson Jr

1. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: James C Anderson Jr
[James Anderson Jr]
Gender: Male
Race: Black
Birth Date: 13 Sep 1947
Birth Place: Algoma McDow, West Virginia
Death Date: May 1981
SSN: 234768695
Notes: Aug 1964: Name listed as JAMES C ANDERSON JR;
05 Jan 1988: Name listed as JAMES ANDERSON"


Eugene Kirby

1.1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Davy; Railroad Street; taken on 16 Apr 1930;
Page 227A; Image 68 of 75; Family #4/5.
Listed as Eugene Kirby; age 11 mons; born in WV; in household of father, Jesse F. Kirby.
2. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Davy; E.D. 24-36; taken on 17/18 Apr 1940;
Page 725A; Image 9 of 48; Household #76.
Listed as Eugene Kirby; age 11; born in WV; 4th grade education; attending school; lived in
same place on 1 Apr 1935; in household of mother, Effie Kirby
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1953); Page 364; WV Archives Web Site.
Eugene Kirby; age 24; born in Davy, WV; single; living at Bradshaw, WV; married on 28 Jul 1953 in
Welch, WV; Hilda Arrington; age 22; born and living in Bradshaw, WV; single.
4. Virginia, Divorce Records, 1918-2014; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Hilda Arrington; age 52; born 24 Apr 1931in WV; 8th grade education; living at Rt 614, Red Stone's
Trailer Court, Amelia, VA; married 28 Jul 1953 in McDowell Co, WV; this was her 1st marriage; was
granted a divorce on 12 Jul 1983 from Eugene Kirby; age 54; born 8 May 1929 in WV; GED
education; living at PO Box 23, Virginia St, Amelia, VA; following seperation on 4 Nov 1980; with 4
children over 18.


Hilda Arrington

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Bradshaw; E.D. 24-60; taken 23 Apr 1940;
Page 1211B; Image 60 of 133; Household #473.
Listed as Hilda Arrington; age 9; born in WV; single; 1st grade education; attending school;
lived in same house on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Edward D. Arrington.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1953); Page 364; WV Archives Web Site.
Eugene Kirby; age 24; born in Davy, WV; single; living at Bradshaw, WV; married on 28 Jul 1953 in
Welch, WV; Hilda Arrington; age 22; born and living in Bradshaw, WV; single.
3. Virginia, Divorce Records, 1918-2014; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Hilda Arrington; age 52; born 24 Apr 1931in WV; 8th grade education; living at Rt 614, Red Stone's
Trailer Court, Amelia, VA; married 28 Jul 1953 in McDowell Co, WV; this was her 1st marriage; was
granted a divorce on 12 Jul 1983 from Eugene Kirby; age 54; born 8 May 1929 in WV; GED
education; living at PO Box 23, Virginia St, Amelia, VA; following seperation on 4 Nov 1980; with 4
children over 18.
4. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Hilda Arrington
[Hilda Kirby]
Gender: Female
Race: White
Birth Date: 24 Apr 1931
Birth Place: Bradshaw Mcd, West Virginia
Death Date: 29 Mar 1999
Father: Edward Arrington
Mother: Nannie M Campbell
SSN: 236485174
Notes: Aug 1949: Name listed as HILDA ARRINGTON;
Sep 1960: Name listed as HILDA KIRBY"
5. Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Hilda A Kirby
Death Date: 29 Mar 1999
Death Place: Richmond, Virginia, USA"
6. Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Hilda Kirby
SSN: 236-48-5174
Last Residence:
23002 Amelia Court House, Amelia, Virginia, USA
BORN: 24 Apr 1931
Died: 29 Mar 1999
State (Year) SSN issued: West Virginia (Before 1951)"


Gerald Arthur Billen

1. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by Lisa Gerald; 6 Nov 2008.
" Gerald Arthur Billen
Birth 9 Sep 1928
Aurora, Kane County, Illinois, USA
Death 23 Feb 1998 (aged 69)
Hoffman Estates, Cook County, Illinois, USA
Burial
Saint Joseph Cemetery
Aurora, Kane County, Illinois"

Additional Information Posted:
"The Beacon News, February 24, 1998

"Gerald A. Billen, 69 of Chicago, formerly of Aurora passed away Monday, February 23, 1998 at Columbia Hoffman Estates Medical Center.

"He was born September 9, 1928 in Aurora.

"Jerry was raised in Aurora, attending St. Nicholas School and Marmion Military Academy, where he graduated in 1946. After graduation he enlisted in the U.S. Army and served for three years.

"After the army he moved to Chicago and enrolled in the DeForest Radio & Television School and became a TV repairman.

"He briefly worked at Raytheon and Admiral before going to work for Aldens where he was employed for 25 years.

"While in Chicago, he met Thelma Arrington.

"They were married November 2, 1959. There only child Betty Ann was born in 1963

"In his younger years, Jerry was an avid bowler.

"A highlight for him was when he won an award for converting the 7-10 split.

"Later in life he enjoyed his annual fishing trips to Minnesota with family and friends.

"He was also a consummate Chicago Cubs fan.

"Survivors include his daughter, Betty Ann (Duane) Fox of Woodridge; five sisters, Jean McClernon, Norma Kleinfieldt, Joyce Wondrak, Anita Billen all of Aurora and Elaine Kramer of Johnson City, TN and be several nieces and nephews.

"He was preceded in death by his wife Thelma and his parents, Adam "Ed" and Margaret (Biers) Billen.

"Jerry was a wonderful, loving husband, father, brother, uncle and friend. He was loved by everyone and will truly be missed.

"Funeral services will be held Thursday, February 26 at 11:30 a.m. at the Daleiden High Street Mortuary.

"Father David R. Engbarth will officiate with interment in St. Joseph cemetery.

"Visitation will be held Wednesday, February 25 from 2 to 8 p.m. at the Daleiden High Street Mortuary, 276 High St., Aurora. 898-8634."


Thelma Evelyn Arrington

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Bradshaw; E.D. 24-60; taken 23 Apr 1940;
Page 1211B; Image 60 of 133; Household #473.
Listed as Thelma Arrington; age 12; born in WV; single; 4th grade education; attending school;
lived in same house on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Edward D. Arrington.
2. Cook County, Illinois Marriage Index, 1930-1960; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Thelma E. Arrington
Marriage Date: 2 Nov 1959
Spouse: Gerald A. Bellen
Marriage Location: Cook County, IL
Marriage license: {FCA63601-308F-4546-9D3C-A2BE6634EB0B}
File Number: 2547568
Archive Collection Name: Cook County Genealogy Records (Marriages)
Archive repository location: Chicago, IL
Archive repository name: Cook County Clerk"
3. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Thelma Evelyn Arrington
[Thelma Evelyn Billen]
[Thelma Billen]
Gender: Female
Race: White
Birth Date: 12 Aug 1928
Birth Place: Premier Mcdo, West Virginia
[Premier, West Virginia]
Death Date: Jul 1987
Father: Edward Arrington
Mother: Mae Campbell
SSN: 234429081
Notes: Sep 1944: Name listed as THELMA EVELYN ARRINGTON;
Nov 1959: Name listed as THELMA EVELYN BILLEN;
04 Jan 1988: Name listed as THELMA BILLEN"
4. Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Thelma Billen
SSN: 234-42-9081
BORN: 12 Aug 1928
Last Benefit: 60639, Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States of America
Died: Jul 1987
State (Year) SSN issued: West Virginia (Before 1951)"
5. Cook County, Illinois Death Index, 1908-1988; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Thelma E Billen
Death Date: 1 Jul 1987
Death Location: Cook County, IL
File Number: 6012761
Archive Collection Name: Cook County Genealogy Records (Deaths)
Archive repository location: Chicago, IL
Archive repository name: Cook County Clerk"
6. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by Lisa gerald; 6 Nov 2008.
" Thelma Evelyn Arrington Billen
Birth 12 Aug 1928
West Virginia, USA
Death 1 Jul 1987 (aged 58)
Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA
Burial
Saint Joseph Cemetery
Aurora, Kane County, Illinois"


Robert Monroe Shrewsbury

1. United States Public Records, 1970-2009; LDS Web Site.
"Name Robert M Shrewsbury
Residence Date 01 Jan 1999
Residence Place Stephenson, West Virginia, United States
Birth Date 17 Feb 1945
Address Stephenson, West Virginia 25928
Address Date 01 Jan 1999
2nd Address Stephenson, West Virginia 25928
2nd Address Date 01 Jan 1993-01 Jan 1999
Record Number 173375889"
2. Tankersley Funeral & Cremation Services; Mullens, WV; Posted Obit.
"Robert Monroe Shrewsberry, 73, of Stephenson, passed away on Saturday, September 1, 2018 following a long illness.

"Born February 17, 1945 at Stephenson, he was the son of the late William Allen and Cora (Rose) Shrewsberry.

"Robert was a Body Repairman for Ray Wells Chevrolet.

"In addition to his parents he is also preceded in death by one son, Darrell Shrewsberry; his companion, Connie Graham; and several brothers and sisters.

"Those left to cherish his memory include his two daughters, Judy Lester and Angela Combs; one son, Robert Dale Shrewsbury; numerous grandchildren; one sister, Rebecca Smith; and two brothers, Earl and Abner Shrewsbury.

"Services will be 1:00 P.M. Tuesday, September 4, 2018 at Tankersley Funeral Home Chapel, Mullens with Rev. Reva Lockard officiating. Burial will follow in the Jack Shrewsbury Cemetery, Barkers Ridge...."


Anna L. Perry

1. United States Public Records, 1970-2009; LDS Web Site.
"Name Anna L Shrewsbury
Residence Date 01 Jan 1998
Residence Place Stephenson, West Virginia, United States
Birth Date 21 Mar 1950
Address Stephenson, West Virginia 25928
2nd Address Bradley, West Virginia 25818
2nd Address Date 01 Apr 1996
Record Number 559597320"


Darrell Monroe Shrewsbury

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Death Certificate #'69 014480; WV Archives Web Site.
Darrell Monroe Shrewsbury; age 6 mons, 11 days; born 18 feb 1969 at Stephenson, WV; son of
Robert M. and Anna L (Perry) Shrewsbury; died 29 Aug 1969 at Stephenson, WV; due to cardiac
arrest from severe bronchical asthma; buried 31 Aug 1969 in Shrewsbury Cemetery, Barkers Ridge,
WV; informant, Robert Shrewsbury, Stephenson, WV.