McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families and Individuals

Notes


Garland Daniel Tiffany

1. Pulaski Co, VA; Marriage License #79-032010; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Garland Daniel Tiffany; age 68; born 13 Jan 1911 in VA; widowed; this is his 2nd marriage; first
married ended in Apr 1970; black; 6th grade education; living at 1823 Davidson Ave, Bronx, NY;
son of Charlie and Georgia (Russell) Tiffany; married on 7 Jul 1979 at Dublin, Pulaski Co, VA;
Ruth Owens Jones; maiden name Wyatt; age 66; born 1 Feb 1913 in VA; widow; this is her 2nd
marriage; first marrige ended 12 jan 1944; black; 12th grade education; living at 8 W 118th Street,
Manhattan, NY; daughter of Climman and Mary (Byrd) Wyatt.


Ruth Owens Wyatt

1. 1940 Census, New York Co, NY; Manhattan; AD19; taken 3 Apr 1940; Page 20544A; image 3 of 30;
Household #19;
Listed as Ruth Jones; age 27; born in VA; married; 4 yrs HS education; Negro; livied in Philadelphia,
PA on 1 Apr 1935; in household of husband, James Jones.
2. Pulaski Co, VA; Marriage License #79-032010; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Garland Daniel Tiffany; age 68; born 13 Jan 1911 in VA; widowed; this is his 2nd marriage; first
married ended in Apr 1970; black; 6th grade education; living at 1823 Davidson Ave, Bronx, NY;
son of Charlie and Georgia (Russell) Tiffany; married on 7 Jul 1979 at Dublin, Pulaski Co, VA;
Ruth Owens Jones; maiden name Wyatt; age 66; born 1 Feb 1913 in VA; widow; this is her 2nd
marriage; first marrige ended 12 jan 1944; black; 12th grade education; living at 8 W 118th Street,
Manhattan, NY; daughter of Climman and Mary (Byrd) Wyatt.


Clark Stanley

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1924); Page 25; WV Archives Web Site.
Clark Stanley; age 29; born in Wyoming Co, WV; living in Crumpler, WV; married on 11 Apr 1924 at
Beartown, Wyoming Co, WV; Lelia Blankenship; age 17; born in Wyoming Co, WV; living in Crumpler,
WV.


Lelia Mae Blankenship

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1924); Page 25; WV Archives Web Site.
Clark Stanley; age 29; born in Wyoming Co, WV; living in Crumpler, WV; married on 11 Apr 1924 at
Beartown, Wyoming Co, WV; Lelia Blankenship; age 17; born in Wyoming Co, WV; living in Crumpler,
WV.
2. Mercer Co, WV; Marriage Registry; Vol #__(1965); Page 57; Line #8; WV Archives Web Site.
John William Farley; age 67; born in Pearisburg, VA; widowed; living in Rock, WV; married on 21 Aug
1965 at Matoaka, WV; Lelia Mae Stanley; age 57; born in Crumpler, WV; widow; living at Montcalm,
WV.


Carmello Frank Joseph Miano

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1945); Page 427; WV Archives Web Site.
Frank Joseph Miano; age 27; born and living at Thorpe, WV; single; married on 16 Dec 1945 at Gary,
WV; Lena Mae Hughes; age 19; born in Bluefield, VA; single; living at Coalwood, WV; with consent of
Mae and Luther Hughes, parents of Lena Mae Hughes.
2."The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1995"; 1995; Edited by Dr, Thomas C.
Hatcher; Geneva Steele; Sandra Long and Christine Carr McGuire; "Domenica and Josephine
Miano, Miner"; Article; Page 202; submitted by Donna M. Chinsolo, 961 Magnolia Ave, Welch, WV
24801.


Lena Mae Hughes

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1945); Page 427; WV Archives Web Site.
Frank Joseph Miano; age 27; born and living at Thorpe, WV; single; married on 16 Dec 1945 at Gary,
WV; Lena Mae Hughes; age 19; born in Bluefield, VA; single; living at Coalwood, WV; with consent of
Mae and Luther Hughes, parents of Lena Mae Hughes.
2."The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1995"; 1995; Edited by Dr, Thomas C.
Hatcher; Geneva Steele; Sandra Long and Christine Carr McGuire; "Domenica and Josephine
Miano, Miner"; Article; Page 202; submitted by Donna M. Chinsolo, 961 Magnolia Ave, Welch, WV
24801.


Michael Paul Miano

1."The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1995"; 1995; Edited by Dr, Thomas C.
Hatcher; Geneva Steele; Sandra Long and Christine Carr McGuire; "Domenica and Josephine
Miano, Miner"; Article; Page 202; submitted by Donna M. Chinsolo, 961 Magnolia Ave, Welch, WV
24801.


Karen Miano

1."The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1995"; 1995; Edited by Dr, Thomas C.
Hatcher; Geneva Steele; Sandra Long and Christine Carr McGuire; "Domenica and Josephine
Miano, Miner"; Article; Page 202; submitted by Donna M. Chinsolo, 961 Magnolia Ave, Welch, WV
24801.


Carmello Miano

1."The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1995"; 1995; Edited by Dr, Thomas C.
Hatcher; Geneva Steele; Sandra Long and Christine Carr McGuire; "Domenica and Josephine
Miano, Miner"; Article; Page 202; submitted by Donna M. Chinsolo, 961 Magnolia Ave, Welch, WV
24801.


Linda Sue Miano

1."The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1995"; 1995; Edited by Dr, Thomas C.
Hatcher; Geneva Steele; Sandra Long and Christine Carr McGuire; "Domenica and Josephine
Miano, Miner"; Article; Page 202; submitted by Donna M. Chinsolo, 961 Magnolia Ave, Welch, WV
24801.


Debroah Miano

1."The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1995"; 1995; Edited by Dr, Thomas C.
Hatcher; Geneva Steele; Sandra Long and Christine Carr McGuire; "Domenica and Josephine
Miano, Miner"; Article; Page 202; submitted by Donna M. Chinsolo, 961 Magnolia Ave, Welch, WV
24801.


Joseph Miano

1."The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1995"; 1995; Edited by Dr, Thomas C.
Hatcher; Geneva Steele; Sandra Long and Christine Carr McGuire; "Domenica and Josephine
Miano, Miner"; Article; Page 202; submitted by Donna M. Chinsolo, 961 Magnolia Ave, Welch, WV
24801.


Dominic "Dee Dee" Miano

1."The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1995"; 1995; Edited by Dr, Thomas C.
Hatcher; Geneva Steele; Sandra Long and Christine Carr McGuire; "Domenica and Josephine
Miano, Miner"; Article; Page 202; submitted by Donna M. Chinsolo, 961 Magnolia Ave, Welch, WV
24801.


Salvatore "Sam" Miano

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1947); Page 180; WV Archives Web Site.
Salvatore Miano; age 21; born and living at Thorpe, WV; single; married on 2 Jan 1947 at Gary, WV;
Juanita Gunter; age 21; born in Pulaski, VA; single; living at Coalwood, WV.
2."The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1995"; 1995; Edited by Dr, Thomas C.
Hatcher; Geneva Steele; Sandra Long and Christine Carr McGuire; "Domenica and Josephine
Miano, Miner"; Article; Page 202; submitted by Donna M. Chinsolo, 961 Magnolia Ave, Welch, WV
24801.


Juanita Gunter

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1947); Page 180; WV Archives Web Site.
Salvatore Miano; age 21; born and living at Thorpe, WV; single; married on 2 Jan 1947 at Gary, WV;
Juanita Gunter; age 21; born in Pulaski, VA; single; living at Coalwood, WV.
2."The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1995"; 1995; Edited by Dr, Thomas C.
Hatcher; Geneva Steele; Sandra Long and Christine Carr McGuire; "Domenica and Josephine
Miano, Miner"; Article; Page 202; submitted by Donna M. Chinsolo, 961 Magnolia Ave, Welch, WV
24801.


Arthur Keith Shealey Jr

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1963); Page 51; WV Archives Web Site.
Arthur Keith Shealey, Jr; age 24; born in Willston, NC; single; living in Mooresville, NC; married on
14 Feb 1953 in Gary; WV; Tindora Francesa Miano; age 23; born and living at Thorpe, WV; single;
2."The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1995"; 1995; Edited by Dr, Thomas C.
Hatcher; Geneva Steele; Sandra Long and Christine Carr McGuire; "Domenica and Josephine
Miano, Miner"; Article; Page 202; submitted by Donna M. Chinsolo, 961 Magnolia Ave, Welch, WV
24801.


Tindora Francesca "Tina" Miano

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1963); Page 51; WV Archives Web Site.
Arthur Keith Shealey, Jr; age 24; born in Willston, NC; single; living in Mooresville, NC; married on
14 Feb 1953 in Gary; WV; Tindora Francesa Miano; age 23; born and living at Thorpe, WV; single;
2."The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1995"; 1995; Edited by Dr, Thomas C.
Hatcher; Geneva Steele; Sandra Long and Christine Carr McGuire; "Domenica and Josephine
Miano, Miner"; Article; Page 202; submitted by Donna M. Chinsolo, 961 Magnolia Ave, Welch, WV
24801.


Thomas Ford Shealey

1."The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1995"; 1995; Edited by Dr, Thomas C.
Hatcher; Geneva Steele; Sandra Long and Christine Carr McGuire; "Domenica and Josephine
Miano, Miner"; Article; Page 202; submitted by Donna M. Chinsolo, 961 Magnolia Ave, Welch, WV
24801.


Richard Matthew Shealey

1."The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1995"; 1995; Edited by Dr, Thomas C.
Hatcher; Geneva Steele; Sandra Long and Christine Carr McGuire; "Domenica and Josephine
Miano, Miner"; Article; Page 202; submitted by Donna M. Chinsolo, 961 Magnolia Ave, Welch, WV
24801.


Francis Michael "Che Che" Miano Jr

1."The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1995"; 1995; Edited by Dr, Thomas C.
Hatcher; Geneva Steele; Sandra Long and Christine Carr McGuire; "Domenica and Josephine
Miano, Miner"; Article; Page 202; submitted by Donna M. Chinsolo, 961 Magnolia Ave, Welch, WV
24801.


Samuel Nicholas "Sammy" Miano

1."The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1995"; 1995; Edited by Dr, Thomas C.
Hatcher; Geneva Steele; Sandra Long and Christine Carr McGuire; "Domenica and Josephine
Miano, Miner"; Article; Page 202; submitted by Donna M. Chinsolo, 961 Magnolia Ave, Welch, WV
24801.


Kathy Steele

1."The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1995"; 1995; Edited by Dr, Thomas C.
Hatcher; Geneva Steele; Sandra Long and Christine Carr McGuire; "Domenica and Josephine
Miano, Miner"; Article; Page 202; submitted by Donna M. Chinsolo, 961 Magnolia Ave, Welch, WV
24801.


Samantha Nichole Miano

1."The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1995"; 1995; Edited by Dr, Thomas C.
Hatcher; Geneva Steele; Sandra Long and Christine Carr McGuire; "Domenica and Josephine
Miano, Miner"; Article; Page 202; submitted by Donna M. Chinsolo, 961 Magnolia Ave, Welch, WV
24801.


Francis "Che Che" Miano Sr

1. WWII Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Francis Miano
Race: White
Age: 21
Relationship to Draftee: Self (Head)
Birth Date: 22 May 1920
Birth Place: Thorpe, West Virginia, USA
Residence Place: Thorpe, Mcdowell, West Virginia, USA
Registration Date: 1 Jul 1941
Employer: U S Coal And Coke Co
Weight: 155
Complexion: Dark
Eye Color: Brown
Hair Color: Brown
Height: 6 1
Next of Kin: Dominick Miano
Household Members:
Name Relationship
Francis Miano Self (Head)
Dominick Miano Father"
2. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by Amanda Payne; 1 Mar 2013.
" Franciscas “Che-Che” Miano
Birth 22 May 1920
Thorpe, McDowell County, West Virginia, USA
Death 21 Jan 2013 (aged 92)
McDowell County, West Virginia, USA
Burial
Roselawn Memorial Gardens
Princeton, Mercer County, West Virginia, USA "

Additional Information Posted:
"Franciscas "Che-Che" Miano, age 92, of Thorpe, West Virginia, passed away Monday, January 21, 2013, after a short illness. Che-Che was born on May 22, 1920, to the late Domenico and Josephine Fama Miano, on No. 5 Hill in Thorpe.

"He attended the Thorpe Elementary School and Gary High School. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II and was a paratrooper in the 82nd Airborne Division 507th PIR, having jumped behind enemy lines in Normandy, France on D-Day, June 6, 1944 and he also fought in the Battle of the Bulge. He was employed with the U.S. Steel Corporation for 44 years as an electrician and house coal bin operator at the Alpheus Preparation Plant in Gary until his retirement in 1981.

"In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife of 56 years, Violet Louise Long Miano on May 29, 2001. He was also preceded in death by his brothers, Charlie, Frank J., Anthony (Neno), Domenico (Zulie), Salvatore (Sam) Miano; one sister, Anna Calabro and two grandsons, Patrick Mills and Christopher Case.

"Survivors include two daughters, Frances A. Case and husband Jim of Huntington, WV and Josey Miano and husband Drew Walden of Matthews, NC; three sons, Sammy Miano and wife Kathy of Rock, WV, Anthony Miano and wife Jo Ann of Thorpe, WV and Francis "Che-Che" Miano and wife Katie of Christiansburg, VA. He had four grandchildren to whom he was known as "Pappy"; three granddaughters, Jamie Case Dorsey and husband, Elliott of Charlotte, NC, Bethany Jackson and fiancé Jay Lapolla of Land O' Lakes, FL, Samantha Miano of Bluefield, WV and one grandson, Vincenzo (Vince) Miano of Christiansburg, VA; two great-grandsons, Benjamin and Joseph Dorsey of Charlotte, NC. He is also survived by his Army buddy and dear friend of 70 years, James P. "Mule" Muehlberger of Walnutport, PA. He has one surviving sister, Tina Shealey of Anaheim, CA.

"A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Friday, January 25, 2013 at 11 A.M. at Our Lady of Victory Catholic Church in Gary, WV, where he was a life-long parishioner, with Father Paulose Manickathan, celebrant. Burial will follow at Roselawn Memorial Gardens, on Court House Road in Princeton, WV, where Military Rites will be conducted by Iaeger V.F.W. Post 1144.

"Friends may call Thursday, January 24, 2013 at the Fanning Funeral Home in Welch, from 6 to 8 P.M. where a Scripture Prayer Service will be conducted at 7:30 P.M.

"Pallbearers will be Delmer Winebarger, Jeffrey H. "Harvey" Walker, Jim Case, Larry Heizer, Drew Walden and Tony Calabro. Honorary Pallbearers will be David Myers, James P. "Mule" Muehlberger, Donald Miano, Ben Simon, Frank "Butch" Kapish, Jr., and Randall David...."
3."The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1995"; 1995; Edited by Dr, Thomas C.
Hatcher; Geneva Steele; Sandra Long and Christine Carr McGuire; "Domenica and Josephine
Miano, Miner"; Article; Page 202; submitted by Donna M. Chinsolo, 961 Magnolia Ave, Welch, WV
24801.


Violet Louise Long

1."The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1995"; 1995; Edited by Dr, Thomas C.
Hatcher; Geneva Steele; Sandra Long and Christine Carr McGuire; "Domenica and Josephine
Miano, Miner"; Article; Page 202; submitted by Donna M. Chinsolo, 961 Magnolia Ave, Welch, WV
24801.