McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families and Individuals

Notes


Albert McKinley Short

1. Russell Co, VA; Marriage License #30691; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Albert McKinley Short; age 24; born in Barbersville, KY; single; miner; living at Rosedale, VA; ; son of
Frank and Avery (Jackson) Short; married on 21 Oct 1955 in Lebanon, VA; Norma Jean Horn; age 20;
born in Whitewood, VA; single; living at Rosedale, VA; daughter of Marvin and Mattie (White) Horn.
2. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 6 Dec 2013.
Albert M. Short, Sr; born 17 Oct 1931; died 8 May 1990; buried here; headstone and grave marker photos
shown; "OUR LOVING DAD * SGT US ARMY * KOREA".


Norma Jean "Nanny" Horn

1. Russell Co, VA; Marriage License #30691; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Albert McKinley Short; age 24; born in Barbersville, KY; single; miner; living at Rosedale, VA; ; son of
Frank and Avery (Jackson) Short; married on 21 Oct 1955 in Lebanon, VA; Norma Jean Horn; age 20;
born in Whitewood, VA; single; living at Rosedale, VA; daughter of Marvin and Mattie (White) Horn.
2. Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Norma Jean Short
[Norma Jean Horn]
Marriage Date: 3 Jan 1998
Marriage Place: Louisa, Virginia, USA
Spouse: Harvey Allen Brumfield Senior "
3. U.S., Obituary Collection, 1930-2017; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Norma Jean Brumfield
Gender: Female
Death Age: 78
Birth Date: 8 Nov 1934
Birth Place: Whitewood, Buchanan, Virginia, USA
Death Date: 1 Sep 2013
Obituary Date: 4 Sep 2013
Newspaper Place: Bluefield, West Virginia, USA
Spouse: Albert McKinley Short
Parents: Marvin Enoc Horn and
Children: Barbie Weilman and husband Pat Wellman of Louisa, Virginia; Cheryl Lynn Stapleton; Hillary and Hannah of; Sandra Jean Short of Orlando, Florida
Siblings: Isaac Dub Horn, James Buford Horn, Stanford Dick Horn, and Elden Dan Horn; Jeanette Horn and Agnes Horn; Rebecca Diana Weiss; Shelby Jean Clark and husband Jack Clark of Mineral, Virginia"


Luther Orr Keith

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Sandy District; Iaeger; taken on 4 Apr 1930; Page 164B;
Family #53/56.
Listed as Luther R. Keith; age 8; born in WV; in household of father, Preston B. Keith.
2. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; E.D. 24-56; taken on 4 Apr 1940; Page 1071B;
Image 6 of 28; Household #50.
Listed as Luther Keith; age 18; born in WV; single; 3 yrs HS education; attending school; lived in same
house on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Ballard P. Keith.
3. Wythe Co, VA; Marriage License #19413; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Luther Orr Keith; age 25; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; rodman in Engerineering Dept, Carter Coal
Co, living at Iaeger, WV; son of Ballard P. and Arbella (Sutphin) Keith; married on 16 Jun 1947 at Rural
Retreat, VA; Edwina Evelyn Grubb; age 26; born in Wythe Co, VA; single; living at Rural Retreat, VA;
daughter of Charles D. and Gertrude (Mercer) Grubb.
4. "World War II young American Patroits, 1941-1945"; McDowell Co, WV; Page 387; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Luther O. Keith; born 14 Jan 1922; Y 2nd Class; US Navy; entered service 11 Sep 1942; served at Great
Lakes, IL; Cherry Point, NC; Central Brazil; Norman, OK; awarded VM; America; attended Iaeger HS; Methodist;
son of M/M B.P. Keith, Iaeger, WV; husband of Edwina Grubb Keith, Iaeger, WV.
5. US Department of Veterans Affairs, BIRLS Death File, 1850-2010; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Luther Keith; born 14 Jan 1922; died 9 Jul 1985; served in Navy; SS# 236-26-0468; enlisted 11 Sep 1942;
released 16 Mar 1946.
6. Social Security Death Index; LDS Web Site.
Luther Keith; born on 14 Jan 1922; died in Jul 1985 at Iaeger, McDowell Co, WV; card issued
in WV.
7. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 19 Dec 2013.
Luther Orr Keith; born 14 Oct 1922; died 9 Jul 1985; buried here; grave marker photo shown; "Y2 US NAVY *
WORLD WAR II".


Edwina Evelyn Grubb

1. Wythe Co, VA; Marriage License #19413; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Luther Orr Keith; age 25; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; rodman in Engerineering Dept, Carter Coal
Co, living at Iaeger, WV; son of Ballard P. and Arbella (Sutphin) Keith; married on 16 Jun 1947 at Rural
Retreat, VA; Edwina Evelyn Grubb; age 26; born in Wythe Co, VA; single; living at Rural Retreat, VA;
daughter of Charles D. and Gertrude (Mercer) Grubb.
2. US Public Records Index, 1950-1993; Vol #1; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Edwina G. Keith; born 15 Aug 1920; living at PO Box 654, Iaeger, WV in 1984 and at PO Box 698 in
1993.
3. Virginia Death Records, 1912-2014; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Edwina Evelyn Keith; died 19 Jul 2013 in Roanoke, VA.


William Jackson Kelly Sr

1. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; Wilcoe; taken on 5 Feb 1920; Page 164A; Image 21 of 23;
Family #490/524.
Listed as William J. Kelly; age 1 yr, 5 mons; born in WV; in household of father, Thomas J. Kelly.
2. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; taken on 25 Apr 1930; Page 64B; Image 38 of 45;
Family #391/359.
Listed as William J. Kelly; age 12; born in WV; in household of father, Thomas J. Kelly.
3. Bland Co, VA; Marriage Certificate #31974; Ancestry.com Web Site.
William Jackson Kelly; age 21; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; electrician; living at Wilcoe, WV; son of
Thomas Jefferson and Nevada (Paynter) Kelly; married on 17 Sep 1939 at Bland, VA; Helen Olga Saloum;
age 21; born in Cleveland, OH; single; living at Welch, WV; daughter of Ollie and Elsie (Kovach) Saloum.
4. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; Ream; E.D. 24-5; taken on 22 Apr 1940; Page 95B;
Image 32 of 70; Household #226.
Listed as William Kelly; age 21; born in WV; married; 3 yrs HS education; lived in McDowell Co, WV
on 1 Apr 1935; electician in coal mine; head of household.
5. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 27 Jun 2014.
William J. Kelly; born 3 Sep 1918 in McDowell Co, WV; died 2 Nov 1960; buried here; grave marker
photo shown; "WEST VIRGINIA * PFC CO L * 398 INFANTRY * WORLD WAR II * BSM * PH".


Helen Olga Saloum

1. Bland Co, VA; Marriage Certificate #31974; Ancestry.com Web Site.
William Jackson Kelly; age 21; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; electrician; living at Wilcoe, WV; son of
Thomas Jefferson and Nevada (Paynter) Kelly; married on 17 Sep 1939 at Bland, VA; Helen Olga Saloum;
age 21; born in Cleveland, OH; single; living at Welch, WV; daughter of Ollie and Elsie (Kovach) Saloum.
2. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; Ream; E.D. 24-5; taken on 22 Apr 1940; Page 95B;
Image 32 of 70; Household #226.
Listed as Helen Kelly; age 21; born in OH; married; 4 yrs HS education; lived in Welch, McDowell Co, WV
on 1 Apr 1935; in household of husband, William J. Kelly.


William Jackson "Jack" Kelly Jr

1. Florida Death Index, 1877-1998; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: William Jackson Kelly
Race: White
Age at Death: 55
Birth Date: 10 May 1940
Death Date: 19 Feb 1996
Death Place: Dade, Florida, United States."
2. Social Secuirty Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: William Jackson Kelly
[William Kelly]
SSN: 233588340
Gender: Male
Race: White
Birth Date: 10 May 1940
Birth Place: Welch McDowe, West Virginia
Death Date: 19 Feb 1996
Father: William J Kelly
Mother: Helen O Saloum
Type of Claim: Original SSN.
Signature on SSN Card: JACK KELLY
Relationship of Signature: Signature name differs from NH’s name.
Notes: Aug 1954: Name listed as WILLIAM JACKSON KELLY; 01 Mar 1996: Name listed as WILLIAM KELLY."
2. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 27 Jun 2014.
William J. Kelly, Jr.; born 10 May 1940; died 19 Feb 1996; buried here; grave marker photo shown;
"AT REST ON GOD'S HIGHEST MOUNTAIN NOW".


Daniel Morgan Akers Sr

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns creek Sistrict; Davy; taken on 16 Apr 1930; Page 227B; Image
69 of 75; Family #9/10.
Listed as Dan Akers; age 11; born in WV; in household of father, Arnold W. Akers.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1939); Page 144; WV Archives Web Site.
Daniel Akers; born 27 Dec 1918 at Big Four, WV; living at Davy, WV; son of A.W. and Bessie Akers;
married on 4 Apr 1939 at Davy. WV; Gracy Holbrook; born 13 Sep 1922 at Twin Branch, WV; daughter
of C.B. and Lora Holbrook.


Gracie Lenora Holbrook

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1939); Page 144; WV Archives Web Site.
Daniel Akers; born 27 Dec 1918 at Big Four, WV; living at Davy, WV; son of A.W. and Bessie Akers;
married on 4 Apr 1939 at Davy. WV; Gracy Holbrook; born 13 Sep 1922 at Twin Branch, WV; daughter
of C.B. and Lora Holbrook.


Alonzo Maxwell Asbury

1. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Big Creek District, taken on 12 May 1910, Page 208B, Family #384.
Listed as Alonzo M. Asberry, age 8, born in WV, in household of father, Rufus K. Asberry.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1924); Page 143; WV Archives Web Site.
Alonzo Asbury; age 23; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; miner; living at Newhall, WV; son of R.K.
and Nannie; married on 24 Dec 1924 at Newhall. WV; Rose Asbury; age 16; born in Tazewell Co,
VA; single; daughter of Jim and Celia; with consent of Robert Whitt, guardian of Rose Asbury.
3. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by Virginia Gal; 9 Nov 2007.
" Alonzo Maxwell Asbury
Birth 20 Jul 1901
Death 11 Mar 1945 (aged 43)
Burial
Grassy Spur Church Cemetery
Bishop, Tazewell County, Virginia"


Rose M. Asbury

1. 1910 Census, Tazewell Co, VA; Maiden Spring District; taken on 22 Apr 1910; Page 223A;
Family #104/104.
Listed as Rosie Asbury; age 8 mons; born in VA; in household of father, James M. Asbury.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1924); Page 143; WV Archives Web Site.
Alonzo Asbury; age 23; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; miner; living at Newhall, WV; son of R.K.
and Nannie; married on 24 Dec 1924 at Newhall. WV; Rose Asbury; age 16; born in Tazewell Co,
VA; single; daughter of Jim and Celia; with consent of Robert Whitt, guardian of Rose Asbury.
3. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by Virginia Gal; 9 Nov 2007.
" Rosa M. Asbury
Birth 10 Sep 1909
Death 17 Apr 1987 (aged 77)
Burial
Grassy Spur Church Cemetery
Bishop, Tazewell County, Virginia"


Wallace Blevins

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1911); Page 176; WV Archives Web Site.
Wallace Blevins; age 23; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; laborer; living at Iaeger, WV; son of
G.H. and Vina; married on 25 Dec 1911 in Iaeger, WV; Elizabeth Asbury; age 19; born in McDowell
Co, WV; single; daughter of George and Mary Jane.


Elizabeth "Lizzie" Asbury

1. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; taken on 21 Jun 1900; Page 250A;
Family #195/ 195.
Listed as Eliazbeth Asbury; age 4; born in WV in July 1895; in household of father, George W. Asbury.
2. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Bradshaw; taken on 23 Apr 1910; Page 68B;
Family #59/59.
Listed as Elizabeth Asbury; age 16; born in WV; in household of father, George W. Asbury.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1911); Page 176; WV Archives Web Site.
Wallace Blevins; age 23; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; laborer; living at Iaeger, WV; son of
G.H. and Vina; married on 25 Dec 1911 in Iaeger, WV; Elizabeth Asbury; age 19; born in McDowell
Co, WV; single; daughter of George and Mary Jane.


Lewis Blevins

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1933); Page 222; WV Archives Web Site.
Louis Blevins; age 22; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; miner; living at Bartley, WV; son of Wallace
and Lizzie; married on 4 Nov 1933 at Welch, WV; Lona Payne; age 18; born in McDowell Co, WV;
single; living at Bradshaw, WV; daughter of Alfred and Vicy.


Lona Payne

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1933); Page 222; WV Archives Web Site.
Louis Blevins; age 22; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; miner; living at Bartley, WV; son of Wallace
and Lizzie; married on 4 Nov 1933 at Welch, WV; Lona Payne; age 18; born in McDowell Co, WV;
single; living at Bradshaw, WV; daughter of Alfred and Vicy.


Hershell Eugene Key

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1965); Page 287; WV Archives Web Site.
Hershall Eugene Key; age 20; born 14 Aug 1944 in Davy, WV; single; living at Box 232, Davy, WV;
son of Hershell Pearl and Carolyn (Ashley) Key; married on 6 Mar 1965 in Davy, WV; Betty Arlene
Akers; age 16; born 7 Dec 1948 in Welch, WV; single; living at Box 546, Davy, WV; daughter of
Daniel Morgan and Gracie Lenora (Holbrook) Akers.


Betty Arlene Akers

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1965); Page 287; WV Archives Web Site.
Hershall Eugene Key; age 20; born 14 Aug 1944 in Davy, WV; single; living at Box 232, Davy, WV;
son of Hershell Pearl and Carolyn (Ashley) Key; married on 6 Mar 1965 in Davy, WV; Betty Arlene
Akers; age 16; born 7 Dec 1948 in Welch, WV; single; living at Box 546, Davy, WV; daughter of
Daniel Morgan and Gracie Lenora (Holbrook) Akers.


William Hubert Asbury

1. 1940 Census, Tazewell Co, VA; Clear Fork District; Boissevain; Jenkinjones Road; E.D. 93-4; taken
1 May 1940; Page107B; Image 40 of 62; Household #304.
Listed as Hubert Asbury; age 8; born in VA; no education; attending school; lived in same place,
Tazewell Co, VA on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Roy Asbury.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1954); Page 417; WV Archives Web Site.
William Hubert Asbury; age 22; born in Bishop, VA; single; living in Horsepen, VA: McDowell Side;
married on 2 Jul 1954 in Welch, WV; Beulah Mae Marrs; age 17; born and living in Horsepen, VA;
with consent of Harvey and Lillie Marrs, parents of Beulah Mae Marrs.
3. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: William Hubert Asbury
[William H Asbury]
Gender: Male
Race: White
Birth Date: 19 Feb 1932
Birth Place: McDowell, West Virginia
Death Date: 12 Aug 2004
Father: Ray Asbury
Mother: Lakie E Altizer
SSN: 234467282
Death Certificate Number: 034994
Disability Status: Disability denied - no record of type.
Notes: Mar 1948: Name listed as WILLIAM HUBERT ASBURY;
23 Dec 2004: Name listed as WILLIAM H ASBURY"
4. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by Lonesome Drifter; 31 May 2016.
" William Hubert Asbury
Birth 19 Feb 1931
Bishop, Tazewell County, Virginia, USA
Death 22 Jul 2004 (aged 73)
Richlands, Tazewell County, Virginia, USA
Burial
Big Creek Cemetery
Brewsterdale, McDowell County, West Virginia,"


Beulah Mae Marrs

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1954); Page 417; WV Archives Web Site.
William Hubert Asbury; age 22; born in Bishop, VA; single; living in Horsepen, VA: McDowell Side;
married on 2 Jul 1954 in Welch, WV; Beulah Mae Marrs; age 17; born and living in Horsepen, VA;
with consent of Harvey and Lillie Marrs, parents of Beulah Mae Marrs.
2. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by Linda Bennett Nunley Burroughs; 8 Feb 2006.
"Beulah Mae Asbury
Birth 1936
Death 1998 (aged 61–62)
Burial
Big Creek Cemetery
Brewsterdale, McDowell County, West Virginia"


Kenneth Ray Asbury

1. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007: Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Kenneth Ray Asbury
[Kenneth R Asbury]
Gender: Male
Race: White
Birth Date: 20 May 1970
Birth Place: Welch McDowe, West Virginia
Death Date: 30 Jul 2000
SSN: 234084603
Type of Claim: Birth record established before age of 5.
Notes: 09 Apr 1976: Name listed as KENNETH RAY ASBURY;
09 Aug 2000: Name listed as KENNETH R ASBURY"
2. Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Kenneth Ray Asbury
Death Date: 30 Jul 2000
Death Place: Tazewell, Virginia, USA"
3. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by Linda Bennett Nunley Burroughs; 8 Feb 2006.
" Kenneth Ray Asbury
Birth 20 May 1970
Death 30 Jun 2000 (aged 30)
Burial
Big Creek Cemetery
Brewsterdale, McDowell County, West Virginia"


Dennis Jay Asbury Sr

1. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by Linda Bennett Nunley Burroughs; 2 Nov 2007.
" Dennis Jay Asbury, Sr
Birth 1970
Death 2004 (aged 33–34)
Burial
Big Creek Cemetery
Brewsterdale, McDowell County, West Virginia"

Additional Information Posted:
"Dennis Asbury, Sr, 33 of Horspen, died Feb, 13 at Tazewell Community Hospital.

"Born in Welch, WV, he was a son of William Hubert Asbury of Horsepen and the late Beulah Marrs Asbury.

"In addition to his mother, he was preceeded in death by one brother, Kenneth Ray Asbury.

"Additional survivors: son, Dennis J. Asbury, Jr. of Charlotte, NC; and brothers, Harvey Edward Asbury of Gastonia, NC, and William Thomas Asbury and Douglas Allen Asbury, both of Horsepen.

"The funeral was conducted at 2 p.m. Feb 18 at the Church of Jeasus Christ at Brewsterdale with Pastor Arnold Marrs officating.

"Burial followed at Brewsterdale Curch Cemetery..."