McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families and Individuals

Notes


George Washington Banks

1. Ashe Co, NC; WW I Draft Registration Card #145; 5 Sep 1917; Ancestry.com Web Site.
George Washington Banks; age 23; born 14 Feb 1894 in Crumpler, NC; single; miner; employed by
US Coal & Coke Co, Wilcoe, WV; Negro; dependent mother; medium height and build; dark brown
hair; black hair.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #8859; WV Archives Web Site.
George Banks; age 58; born in 1893 in Ashe Co, NC; retired miner; colored; married; living at Wolfe
WV; son of Sanders McMillian and Lizzie Banks; died 12 Jul 1951 in Grace Hospital, Welch, WV;
due to coronary thrombosis with arteriosclerosis and 3rd stage prostate cancer; buried 16 Jul 1951
at Wolfe, WV.


Allen Douglas Calhoun

1. New York State, Marriage Index, 1881-1967; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Allen D Calhoun
Gender: Male
Marriage Date: 3 Dec 1965
Marriage Place: New York, USA
Spouse: Yoland R Hoursey
Certificate Number: 64350
Records Sharing Certificate Number:
Name
Yoland R Hoursey
Allen D Calhoun "
2. U.S., Department of Veterans Affairs BIRLS Death File, 1850-2010; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Allen Calhoun
Gender: Male
Birth Date: 17 Apr 1938
Death Date: 15 Jul 1993
Cause of Death: Natural
SSN: 111302239
Branch 1: AF
Enlistment Date 1: 2 Apr 1957
Release Date 1: 12 Nov 1959"
3. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Douglas Calhoun
[Allen Douglas Calhoun]
[Allen Calhoun]
Gender: Male
Race: Black
Birth Date: 17 Apr 1937
Birth Place: Kimball Mcdo, West Virginia
[Kimball, West Virginia]
Death Date: 15 Jul 1993
Father: Andrew L King
Mother: Celestial Hamilton
SSN: 111302239
Death Certificate Number: NEW YORK STATE 0066555
Notes: Jul 1955: Name listed as DOUGLAS CALHOUN;
Apr 1957: Name listed as ALLEN DOUGLAS CALHOUN;
19 Jun 1998: Name listed as ALLEN D CALHOUN"
4. U.S. Veterans' Gravesites, ca.1775-2006: Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Allen D Calhoun
Service Info.: AB US AIR FORCE
Birth Date: 17 Apr 1938
Death Date: 15 Jul 1993
Service Start Date: 3 Apr 1957
Interment Date: 20 Jul 1993
Cemetery: Calverton National Cemetery
Cemetery Address: 210 Princeton Boulevard Rt 25 Calverton, NY 11933
Buried At: Section 71 Site 2332"


Yoland R Hoursey

1. New York State, Marriage Index, 1881-1967; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Yoland R Hoursey
Gender: Female
Marriage Date: 3 Dec 1965
Marriage Place: New York, USA
Spouse: Allen D Calhoun
Certificate Number: 64350
Records Sharing Certificate Number:
Name
Yoland R Hoursey
Allen D Calhoun "
2. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Yeolanda Jacquliner Hoursey
[Yeolanda R Calhoun]
[Yeolanda Calhoun]
Gender: Female
Race: Black
Birth Date: 14 Jul 1938
Birth Place: Mineola Nass, New York
Death Date: Jun 1993
Father: Julius F Hoursey
Mother: Elsie V Peters
SSN: 123301217
Notes: Sep 1955: Name listed as YEOLANDA JACQULINER HOURSEY;
Mar 1968: Name listed as YEOLANDA R CALHOUN;
22 Apr 1977: Name listed as YEOLANDA ROCHELE CALHOUN;
08 Sep 1993: Name listed as YEOLANDA CALHOUN"


Kermit Lee Sparks Rev

1. Russell Co, VA; Marriage License #29082; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Kermit Lee Sparks; age 21; born in Wolford, VA; truck miner; living at Jolo, WV; son of Dave and
Hattie (Ferne) Sparks; married on 5 Sep 1959 in Lebanon, VA; Dorothy Lee Gibson; age 16; born in
Bradshaw, WV; single; living at Jolo, WV; daughter of Earnie and Nancy B. (Hagerman) Gibson.


Dorothy Lee Gibson

1. Russell Co, VA; Marriage License #29082; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Kermit Lee Sparks; age 21; born in Wolford, VA; truck miner; living at Jolo, WV; son of Dave and
Hattie (Ferne) Sparks; married on 5 Sep 1959 in Lebanon, VA; Dorothy Lee Gibson; age 16; born in
Bradshaw, WV; single; living at Jolo, WV; daughter of Earnie and Nancy B. (Hagerman) Gibson.
2. Fanning Funeral Home; Iaeger, WV; Posted Obit.
"Dorothy Lee Gibson Sparks, 75 , of Jolo, WV, went to be with the Lord December 21, 2018, in the Heritage Hall Nursing Home in Tazewell, VA.

"Dorothy was born August 19, 1943 in Bradshaw, WV, a daughter of the late Earnie and Nancy Belle Hagerman.

"In addition to her parents Dorothy was preceded in death by her husband Reverend Kermit Lee Sparks; one son, Acie (Red) Sparks, one sister, Mary C. Keene; and four brothers, George H., Thomas D., Ernie A. and Willie M. Gibson.

"Survivors include one son, Earnie D. Sparks of Lebanon, VA; one sister, Joann Riffe of North Kingsville, OH; one grandson, Steven Sparks of Lenoir NC; and numerous nieces and nephews who thought of her as a mother and grandmother.

"Funeral services will be conducted Friday, December 28, 2018 at 1 o’clock with Reverend Roger Pete Woods, Reverend Jimmy Kelly, Reverend Charles Rose and Reverend Ann Mullins officiating at the Family Worship Center in Jolo, WV. Burial will follow in Tom Day Cemetery on Keene Ridge Road near Paynesville, WV. Serving as pallbearers will be family and friends. ..."


Lawrence Keene

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1952); Page 306; WV Archives Web Site.
Lawrence Keene; age 21; born in Dwight, VA; single; living at Jolo, WV; married on 25 Feb 1952 at
Yukon, WV; Mary Caroline Gibson; age 18; born in Bradshaw, WV; single; living at Jolo, WV; with
consent of Earnie and Nancy Bell Gibson; parents of Mary Caroline Gibson.


Mary Caroline Gibson

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1952); Page 306; WV Archives Web Site.
Lawrence Keene; age 21; born in Dwight, VA; single; living at Jolo, WV; married on 25 Feb 1952 at
Yukon, WV; Mary Caroline Gibson; age 18; born in Bradshaw, WV; single; living at Jolo, WV; with
consent of Earnie and Nancy Bell Gibson; parents of Mary Caroline Gibson.
2. U.S., Obituary Collection, 1930-2018; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Mary C Keene
Gender: Female
Death Age: 74
Birth Date: 19 May 1935
Birth Place: Bradshaw, McDowell, West Virginia, USA
Marriage Date: 25 Feb 1952
Marriage Place: Ashtabula, Ohio, USA
Residence Place: Ashtabula, North Dakota, USA
Death Date: 27 Jan 2010
Newspaper Title: Star Beacon
Newspaper Place: Ashtabula, Ohio, USA
Spouse: Lawrence Keene
Parents: Ernie and Nancybelle (Hagerman) Gibson
Children: John (Ellen) Keene and Bobby (Wendy) Keene
Siblings: George Gibson; Willie Mack (Carol) Gibson of Bartley, W.VA"


Willie Mack Gibson

1. Dickenson Co, VA; Marriage License #66 018467; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Willie Mack Gibson; age 19; born and living in Jolo, WV; single; no previous marriage; son of Earnie
and Nancy Belle (Hagerman) Gibson; married on 4 Jun 1946 in Castlewood, VA; Billy Jean Lester;
age 18; born in Psintsville, KY (marked out, WV typed in); single; housewife; living at Jolo, WV;
daughter of Troy and Mildred Evelyn (Turner) Lester.
2. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1999"; 1999; By Geneva Steel, Tom
Hatcher and Sandra Long; "Willie Mack Gibson"; Article; Page 151; submitted by Earnie and Willie Jo
Gibson, Son's (sic Willie Jo is a daughter), Nancy, Daughter, Box 420, Jolo, WV 24850.
3. U.S., Obituary Collection, 1930-Current; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Willie M. Gibson
Death Age: 64
Birth Date: 9 Jul 1946
Residence Place: Raysal, West Virginia
Death Date: 1 Mar 2011
Death Place: Raysal, West Virginia"


Billie Jean Lester

1. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1999"; 1999; By Geneva Steel, Tom
Hatcher and Sandra Long; "Willie Mack Gibson"; Article; Page 151; submitted by Earnie and Willie Jo
Gibson, Son's (sic Willie Jo is a daughter), Nancy, Daughter, Box 420, Jolo, WV 24850.
2. Dickenson Co, VA; Marriage License #66 018467; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Willie Mack Gibson; age 19; born and living in Jolo, WV; single; no previous marriage; son of Earnie
and Nancy Belle (Hagerman) Gibson; married on 4 Jun 1946 in Castlewood, VA; Billy Jean Lester;
age 18; born in Psintsville, KY (marked out, WV typed in); single; housewife; living at Jolo, WV;
daughter of Troy and Mildred Evelyn (Turner) Lester.


Earnie Troy Gibson

1. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1999"; 1999; By Geneva Steel, Tom
Hatcher and Sandra Long; "Willie Mack Gibson"; Article; Page 151; submitted by Earnie and Willie Jo
Gibson, Son's (sic Willie Jo is a daughter), Nancy, Daughter, Box 420, Jolo, WV 24850.


James Herschel Reeves

1. "The Register-Herald"; Beckley, WV; Saturday, March 1, 2008; Newspaper Obit.
"LEWISBURG - James Herschel Reeves, 66, of Lewisburg, passed away Friday, Feb. 29, 2008, at Greenbrier Valley Medical Center following an extended illness.

"Born May 11, 1941, at Caretta, he was a son of Stella O'Brien Reeves Tucker and the late Wansell Alfred Reeves.

"Mr. Reeves worked in computer operations at West Virginia University and was of the Protestant faith.

In addition to his father, James was preceded in death by his stepfather, George Tucker; and a daughter, Sherry Reeves.

"Survivors include his wife, Ann Hart Reeves; mother, Stella O'Brien Reeves Tucker of Fairlea; a son, Scott Reeves of Chesapeake, Va.; stepson, Will Hamrick of Lewisburg; granddaughter, Victoria Reeves of Chesapeake; stepgrandson, Derek Hamrick of Alliance, Ohio; and aunt, Nell Moore of Huntington.

"Service will be 1 p.m. Monday, March 3, at Wallace and Wallace Funeral Home, Lewisburg, with the Rev. Janice Johnson officiating. Burial will follow in Greenbrier Memorial Gardens, Lewisburg...,"


William C. Small

1. Alexandria, VA; Marriage License #67-016179; Ancestry.com Web Site.
William C. Small; age 53; born in McVeth, SC; widowed; colored; one previous marriage; special
police; living at 2907, 5th Street, SE; Washington, DC; son of Caesar and Louise (Pushia) Small;
married on 13 Jun 1967 in Alexandria, VA; Georgia Banks; age 41; born in Elbert, WV; divorced; one
previous marriage; colored; personal clerk; living at 4480, C Street, SE, Washington DC; daughter of
Georgia and Etta (McMillian) Banks.


Georgia Banks

1. Alexandria, VA; Marriage License #67-016179; Ancestry.com Web Site.
William C. Small; age 53; born in McVeth, SC; widowed; colored; one previous marriage; special
police; living at 2907, 5th Street, SE; Washington, DC; son of Caesar and Louise (Pushia) Small;
married on 13 Jun 1967 in Alexandria, VA; Georgia Banks; age 41; born in Elbert, WV; divorced; one
previous marriage; colored; personal clerk; living at 4480, C Street, SE, Washington DC; daughter of
Georgia and Etta (McMillian) Banks.
2. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Georgia Banks Montgomery
[Georgia B Small]
[Georgia Banks Banks]
Gender: Female
Race: Black
Birth Date: 1 Oct 1925
Birth Place: Elbert McDow, West Virginia
[Elbert McKdo??, West Virginia]
Death Date: 1 Aug 2003
Father: George W Banks
Mother: Francis L Reed
SSN: 577567539
Notes: Sep 1959: Name listed as GEORGIA BANKS MONTGOMERY;
17 Mar 1975: Name listed as GEORGIA B SMALL"
3. Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Georgia B. Small
SSN: 577-56-7539
Last Residence:
20018 Washington, District of Columbia, District of Columbia, USA
BORN: 1 Oct 1925
Last Benefit: 20018, Washington, District of Columbia, District of Columbia, United States of America
Died: 1 Aug 2003
State (Year) SSN issued: District of Columbia (1958-1959"