McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Familes and Individuals

Notes


Samuel Edward Ward

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1910); Page 99; WV Archives Web Site.
Samuel E. Ward; age 34; born in Henry Co, VA; single; contractor; living at Premier, WV;
son of A.D. and Rosa; married on 2 Jul 1910 at Premier, WV; Hallie Fisher; age 18; born
in Giles Co, VA; single; daughter of H.H. and Ella.
2. McDowell Co, WV; WW I; Draft Registration Card #3607; 12 Sep 1918; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Samuel Edward Ward; age 43; born 16 Aug 1875; living at Roderfield, WV; mine superintendent
for Davy Pocahontas Coal Co, Roderfield, WV; nearest relative, Hallie L. Ward, Roderfield, WV;
medium height with stout build; blue eyes and light brown hair.
3. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Davy Pocahontas; taken on 11/12
Feb 1920; Page 204B; Image 4 of 16; Family #197/197.
Listed as Samuel E. Ward; age 42; born in VA; married; coal mine superintendent; head of
household.
4. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Sandy District; Iaeger; Railroad Ave; taken on 9 Apr 1930;
Page 170A; Image 17 of 22; Family #116/175.
Listed as Samuel E. Ward; age 53; born in VA; married at 34; town officer; head of household.
5. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Samuel Edward Ward
Gender: Male
Race: White
Birth Date: 16 Aug 1875
Birth Place: Bassett Henr, Virginia
Father: William D Ward
Mother: Rosa L Philpott
SSN: 233348051
Notes: Jun 1941: Name listed as SAMUEL EDWARD WARD"
6. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 17 Dec 2013.
Samuel E. Ward; born 16 Aug 1875; died 3 Mat 1952; buried here; Ward headstone and grave
marker photos shown; death certificate posted.


Hallie Louise Fisher

1. 1900 Census, Tazewell Co, VA; Clear Fork District; raken on 11 Jun 1900; Page 11A; Image 21 of
46; Family #190/197.
Listed as Hallie Fisher; age 7; born in VA in Aug 1892; in household of father, Hannibal H. Fisher.
2. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; taken 4 May 1910; Page 208B; Image 30
of 33; Family #457/479.
Listed as Hallie Fisher; age 17; born in WV; in household of father, H.H. Fisher.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1910); Page 99; WV Archives Web Site.
Samuel E. Ward; age 34; born in Henry Co, VA; single; contractor; living at Premier, WV;
son of A.D. and Rosa; married on 2 Jul 1910 at Premier, WV; Hallie Fisher; age 18; born
in Giles Co, VA; single; daughter of H.H. and Ella.
4. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Davy Pocahontas; taken on 11/12
Feb 1920; Page 204B; Image 4 of 16; Family #197/197.
Listed as Hallie Ward; age 27; born in WV (sic, VA); married; in household of husband, Samuel E.
Ward..
5. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Sandy District; Iaeger; Railroad Ave; taken on 9 Apr 1930;
Page 170A; Image 17 of 22; Family #116/175.
Listed as Hallie L. Ward; age 37; born in WV (sic, VA); married at 17; in household of husband,
Samuel E. Ward.
6. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 17 Dec 2013.
Hallie Louise Fisher Ward; born 14 Aug 1892; died 5 Dec 1987; buried here; Ward headstone and grave
marker photos shown.


William Edward Ward

1. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Davy Pocahontas; taken on 11/12
Feb 1920; Page 204B; Image 4 of 16; Family #197/197.
Listed as Edward Ward; age 8; born in WV; in household of father, Samuel E. Ward..
2. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Sandy District; Iaeger; Railroad Ave; taken on 9 Apr 1930;
Page 170A; Image 17 of 22; Family #116/175.
Listed as Edward H. Ward; age 18; born in WV; in household of father, Samuel E. Ward.
3. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007: Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: William Edward Ward
[Edward Ward]
Gender: Male
Race: White
Birth Date: 6 Dec 1911
Birth Place: Premier, West Virginia
Death Date: 23 Aug 1996
Father: Samuel E Ward
Mother: Hallie Fisher
SSN: 235097667
Notes: Nov 1936: Name listed as WILLIAM EDWARD WARD; 10 Sep 1996: Name listed as EDWARD WARD"


Ella Virginia Ward

1. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Davy Pocahontas; taken on 11/12
Feb 1920; Page 204B; Image 4 of 16; Family #197/197.
Listed as Virginia Ward; age 6; born in WV; in household of father, Samuel E. Ward..
2. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Sandy District; Iaeger; Railroad Ave; taken on 9 Apr 1930;
Page 170A; Image 17 of 22; Family #116/175.
Listed as Ella V. Ward; age 17; born in WV; in household of father, Samuel E. Ward.


Robert Lee Ward

1. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Davy Pocahontas; taken on 11/12
Feb 1920; Page 204B; Image 4 of 16; Family #197/197.
Listed as Robert Ward; age 5; born in WV; in household of father, Samuel E. Ward..
2. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Sandy District; Iaeger; Railroad Ave; taken on 9 Apr 1930;
Page 170A; Image 17 of 22; Family #116/175.
Listed as Robert L. Ward; age 16; born in WV; in household of father, Samuel E. Ward.
3. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Robert Lee Ward
[Robert L Ward]
Gender: Male
Race: White
Birth Date: 12 Mar 1914
Birth Place: Roderfield M, West Virginia
Death Date: 10 Feb 2006
Father: Samuel E Ward
Mother: Hallie L Fisher
SSN: 236288319
Notes: Feb 1941: Name listed as ROBERT LEE WARD; 16 Feb 2006: Name listed as ROBERT L WARD"


Jesse Herman Ward

1. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Davy Pocahontas; taken on 11/12
Feb 1920; Page 204B; Image 4 of 16; Family #197/197.
Listed as Herman Ward; age 11 mons; born in WV; in household of father, Samuel E. Ward..
2. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Sandy District; Iaeger; Railroad Ave; taken on 9 Apr 1930;
Page 170A; Image 17 of 22; Family #116/175.
Listed as Jessie H. Ward; age 11; born in WV; in household of father, Samuel E. Ward.
3. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Jesse Herman Ward
[Jessie H Ward]
Gender: Male
Race: White
Birth Date: 12 Mar 1919
Birth Place: Roderfield, West Virginia
Death Date: 20 Feb 1994
Father: Samuel E Ward
Mother: Hallie L Fisher
SSN: 233249643
Notes: Jun 1938: Name listed as JESSE HERMAN WARD; 26 Feb 1994: Name listed as JESSIE H WARD"


Samuel Edward Ward Jr

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Sandy District; Iaeger; Railroad Ave; taken on 9 Apr 1930;
Page 170A; Image 17 of 22; Family #116/175.
Listed as Samuel Ward, Jr; age 9; born in WV; in household of father, Samuel E. Ward.


Margaret Louise Ward

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Sandy District; Iaeger; Railroad Ave; taken on 9 Apr 1930;
Page 170A; Image 17 of 22; Family #116/175.
Listed as Margaret L. Ward; age 5; born in WV; in household of father, Samuel E. Ward.
2. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 17 Dec 2013.
Margaret Louise Ward; born 25 Sep 1924; died 17 Nov 2004; buried here; Ward headstone and grave
marker photos shown; "LOVED BY ALL".


Martha M. Ward

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Sandy District; Iaeger; Railroad Ave; taken on 9 Apr 1930;
Page 170A; Image 17 of 22; Family #116/175.
Listed as Martha M. Ward; age 5; born in WV; in household of father, Samuel E. Ward.


Dolly Taylor

1. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Welch; taken on 20 Apr 1910;
Page 106A; Image 15 of 46; Family #113/132.
Listed as Dolly Ward; age 26; born in VA; married once for 9 yrs; 5 children, all living; black
in household of husband, Edward Ward.
2. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Welch; taken on 29 Jan 1920;
Page 130A; Image 43 of 65; Family #362/430.
Listed as Dollie Ward; age 38; born in VA; married; black; house laundress; in household
of husband, Edward W. Ward.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #4827; WV Archives Web Site.
Dollie Ward; age 66; born 15 Aug 1881 in Franklin Co, VA; widow; Negro; living at Welch, WV;
daughter of Bob and Sarah Taylor; died 30 Mar 1948 at Welch, WV; due to coronary thrombosis;
buried 2 Apr 1948 in Cemetery, Roderfield, WV; informant, Mr, Seledas Ward, Welch, WV.
4. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted
by B. Walls; 29 Dec 2013.
Dollie Ward; born 15 Aug 1881; died 30 Mar 1948; buried here; headstone photo shown;
"GONE BUT NOT FORGOTTEN"


Easom Demoss Walters

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1904); Page 354; WV Archives Web Site.
Easom Walters; age 22; born in Floyd Co, VA; single; miner; living at Worth, WV; son of John and
Dru; married on 5 Jul 1904 at Rolfe, WV; Flora Mee; age 23; born in Hawkins Co, TN; single;
daughter of John and Susan.
2. McDowell Co, WV; WW I Draft Registration Card #4460; 12 Sep 1918; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Esom Demoss Walters; age 36; born 4 Jun 1882 ; livin at Davy, WV; coal miner for Siperior Poca
Coal Co, Davy, WV; nearest relative, Flora Walters, Davy, WV; medium height and build; blue eyes
and light brown hair.
3. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Avondale; taken on 3 Mar 1920; Page 243A;
Image 17 of 35;Family #176/180.
Listed as Esom Walters; age 37; born in VA; married; superintendent of coal mine; head of household.
4. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #2072; WV Archives Web Site.
E.D. Walters; age abt 49; married; husband of Flore Mee; mine foreman; living at Twin Branch, WV;
son of unknown parents; died 4 Feb 1932 in Stevens Clinic, Welch, WV; due to arteriosclerosis with
hypertension and uremia; buried 6 Feb 1932 at Roderfield, WV; informant, Elmo Walters, Roanoke, VA.
5. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
Kenneth Bowen; 21 Aug 2012 grave marker photo added by B. Walls.
Easom D. Walters; born 4 Jun 1882 in Floyd Co, KY; died 4 Feb 1932 in Welch, WV; buried here;
grave marker photo shown.
"The informant was Elmo Walters of Roanoke, Va. Easom was the son of John and Dru Walters. Easom married Flora Mee on July 3, 1904 at Rolfe, McDowell County, Wv. by Rev. D. A. Daughtery. Flora was the daughter of Thomas and Susan Mee of Hawkins County, Tennessee."


Flora Mee

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1904); Page 354; WV Archives Web Site.
Easom Walters; age 22; born in Floyd Co, VA; single; miner; living at Worth, WV; son of John and
Dru; married on 5 Jul 1904 at Rolfe, WV; Flora Mee; age 23; born in Hawkins Co, TN; single;
daughter of John and Susan.
2. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Avondale; taken on 3 Mar 1920; Page 243A;
Image 17 of 35;Family #176/180.
Listed as Flora Walters; age 40; born in TN; married; in household of husband, Easom D. Walters.


Oval D. "Sam" Walters

1. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Avondale; taken on 3 Mar 1920; Page 243A;
Image 17 of 35;Family #176/180.
Listed as Ovel Walters; age 14; born in WV; in household of father, Easom D. Walters.
2. FindAgrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
Kenneth Bowen; 21 Aug 2012; grave marker photo added by B. Walls.
Oval D. "Sam" Walters; born 22 Mar 1905 in Maybeury, WV; died 16 Dec 1929 in Simmons, WV; buried
here; grave marker photo shown.


Elmo Walters

1. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Avondale; taken on 3 Mar 1920; Page 243A;
Image 17 of 35;Family #176/180.
Listed as Elmo Walters; age 13; born in WV; in household of father, Easom D. Walters.


Alfred Walters

1. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Avondale; taken on 3 Mar 1920; Page 243A;
Image 17 of 35;Family #176/180.
Listed as Alfred Walters; age 9; born in WV; in household of father, Easom D. Walters.


Hilda Walters

1. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Avondale; taken on 3 Mar 1920; Page 243A;
Image 17 of 35;Family #176/180.
Listed as Hilda Walters; age 4 yrs, 10 mons; born in WV; in household of father, Easom D. Walters.


Malcom Walters

1. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Avondale; taken on 3 Mar 1920; Page 243A;
Image 17 of 35;Family #176/180.
Listed as Malcom Walters; age 2 yrs, 5 mons; born in WV; in household of father, Easom D. Walters.


John Edward Walls

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1957); Page 102; WV Archives Web Site.
John Edward Walls; age 20; born and living in Roderfield, WV; single; married on 18 Oct 1957
at Roderfield, WV; Shirley Ann White; age 17; born and living at Marytown, WV; single; with
consent of J.C. and Laura Walls, parents of John Edward Walls, and James H. and Minnie S.
White, parents of Shirley Ann White.
2. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Woodlawn Memorail Park, Bluewell, Mercer Co, WV; submitted by
Beverly Aker; 17 Jul 2008.
John Edward Walls; born 4 Sep 1937; died 13 Jul 2008; buried here; no grave marker photo shown;
personal photo and obit posted.
"RODERFIELD — John Edward Walls, age 70, of Roderfield and Bluewell, peacefully went to be with the Lord at 2 p.m. on Sunday, July 13, 2008, at Cedar Ridge Center in Sissonville, W.Va.

"Born September 4, 1937, in Roderfield, he was the son of the late James C. and Laura Ann Lockhart Walls.
He was a resident of Roderfield the greater part of his life. He was a retired electrician from Massey Coal Company and a former State Mine Inspector for several years. He was a graduate of Welch High School and was of the Methodist faith. He enjoyed fishing and spending time with his two grandsons.He was diagnosed with Parkinson's disease while in his fifties, but was able to lead a full active life until last year, when the disease began to take its toll. He came to live with his brother, Robert Walls, of Roderfield, who was a wonderful caretaker for him.

"In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Shirley White Walls; one daughter, Donna Marie Walls Short of Roderfield; one sister, Wanda Walls Moses of Atlanta, Ga.; one brother, Ralph Eugene Walls of Williamstown, W.Va.

"Survivors include one daughter, Terri Lea Walls Wohlford and friend Harry (Skip) Harman of Bluewell; one son-in-law, Terry Short of Roderfield; two grandsons, Johnny Ray Short and Eric Wade Short both of Roderfield; two sisters, Elizabeth Walls Hanshaw of Roderfield, Linda Faye Walls Canup and husband Lamar of Cleveland, Ga.; one sister-in-law, Elsie Walls of Williamstown, W.Va.; three brothers, James B. Walls and wife Gay of Max Meadows, Va., Frank M. Walls and wife Clara of Princeton, Robert Walls of Roderfield; and many nieces and nephews.

"Funeral services will be conducted from the Fanning Funeral Home Chapel in Welch with the Rev. Stella Falvo, officiating.

"Burial will follow at Woodlawn Memorial Park Cemetery in Bluewell. ..."


Shirley Ann White

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1957); Page 102; WV Archives Web Site.
John Edward Walls; age 20; born and living in Roderfield, WV; single; married on 18 Oct 1957
at Roderfield, WV; Shirley Ann White; age 17; born and living at Marytown, WV; single; with
consent of J.C. and Laura Walls, parents of John Edward Walls, and James H. and Minnie S.
White, parents of Shirley Ann White.


John M. Price

1. U.S. WWII Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: John M Price
Race: White
Birth Date: 18 Sep 1925
Birth Place: Red Ash, Virginia
Residence: Portsmouth, Virginia, USA
Registration Date: 1944
Occupation: Norfolk Navy Yard
Weight: 138
Complexion: Light
Eye Color: Brown
Hair Color: Brown
Height: 5 8
Next of Kin: Tom Price
Relationship: Mother (sic, Father)
Household Members:
Name
John M Price"
2. Russell Co, VA; Marriage License #6670; Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014; Ancestry.com Web Site.
John M. Price; age 32; born in Red Ash, VA; divorced; one previous marriage; melectrician; living at
Bradshaw, WV; son of Thomas and Josephine (Stevenson) Price; married on 5 Mar 1960 in Lebanon,
VA; Janis Ruby Kennedy Rowe; age 31; widow; one previous marriage; living at Bradshaw, WV; daughter of
Thomas and Patsy (Bailey) Kennedy.
3. United States Public Records, 1970-2009: LDS Web Site.
"Name John M Price
Also Known As Name John R Price
Residence Date 01 Jun 1996
Residence Place Bradshaw, West Virginia, United States
Birth Date 18 Sep 1927
Address Bradshaw, West Virginia 24817
2nd Address Bradshaw, West Virginia 24817
2nd Address Date 01 Nov 1984-01 Jan 2004
Record Number 557195802"
4. United States Social Security Death Index; LDS Web Site.
"Age 58
Given Name John
Surname Price
Birth Date 18 Sep 1927
State Virginia
Last Place of Residence West Virginia
Previous Residence Postal Code 24817
Event Date Jul 1985"
5. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 16 Dec 2013.
John M. Price; born 18 Sep 1927; died 16 Jul 1985; buried here; double headstone shown with wife,
Janis R. Price; grave marker photo shown; "PFC * US MARINE CORPS * KOREA"; TIS LOVE THAT
CALLS US HOME AT CLOSE OF DAY".


Janis Ruby Kennedy

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; E.D. 24-59; taken on 2 May 1940; Page
1168B; Image 38 of 64; Household #325.
Listed as Jamis? Kennedy; age 11; born in WV; 6th grade education; attending school; lived in same
place on 1 Apr 1935; in household of mother, Patsy M. Bailey Kennedy.
2. Russell Co, VA; Marriage License #6670; Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014; Ancestry.com Web Site.
John M. Price; age 32; born in Red Ash, VA; divorced; one previous marriage; melectrician; living at
Bradshaw, WV; son of Thomas and Josephine (Stevenson) Price; married on 5 Mar 1960 in Lebanon,
VA; Janis Ruby Kennedy Rowe; age 31; widow; one previous marriage; living at Bradshaw, WV; daughter of
Thomas and Patsy (Bailey) Kennedy.
3. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 16 Dec 2013.
Janis R. Price; born 23 Dec 1928; died 6 May 1998; buried here; double headstone photo shown with
husband, John M. Price; "TIS LOVE THAT CALLS US HOME AT CLOSE OF DAY".


Melody Colleen Price

1. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #'61 001953; WV Archives Web Site.
Melody Colleen Price; age 3 days; born 22 Jan 1961 in Welch, WV; parents, John M. and Janis Ruby
(Kennedy) Price; living at Bradshaw, WV; died 25 Jan 1961 in Grace Hospital, Welch, WV; due to
general peritonitis, post operative; omphalooele with congential atresia of small bowel; buried
27 Jan 1961 in Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, WV.
2. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 16 Dec 2013.
Melody Colleen Price; born 22 Jan 1961; died 25 Jan 1961; buried here; headstone photo shown;
"INF. DAU. OF JANIS & JOHN PRICE".


Janis Ruby Kennedy

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; E.D. 24-59; taken on 2 May 1940; Page
1168B; Image 38 of 64; Household #325.
Listed as Jamis? Kennedy; age 11; born in WV; 6th grade education; attending school; lived in same
place on 1 Apr 1935; in household of mother, Patsy M. Bailey Kennedy.
2. Russell Co, VA; Marriage License #6670; Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014; Ancestry.com Web Site.
John M. Price; age 32; born in Red Ash, VA; divorced; one previous marriage; melectrician; living at
Bradshaw, WV; son of Thomas and Josephine (Stevenson) Price; married on 5 Mar 1960 in Lebanon,
VA; Janis Ruby Kennedy Rowe; age 31; widow; one previous marriage; living at Bradshaw, WV; daughter of
Thomas and Patsy (Bailey) Kennedy.
3. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 16 Dec 2013.
Janis R. Price; born 23 Dec 1928; died 6 May 1998; buried here; double headstone photo shown with
husband, John M. Price; "TIS LOVE THAT CALLS US HOME AT CLOSE OF DAY".


James H. White

1. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls. 28 Jun 2014.
James H. White; born 21 Mar 1909; died 27 Sep 1967; buried here; double headstone photo shown
with wife, Minnie S. White..


Minnie S. Bullins

1. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls. 28 Jun 2014.
Minnie S. White; born 30 Mar 1906; died 18 Apr 1980; buried here; double headstone photo shown with
husband, James H. White.