McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families and Individuals

Notes


Angeline Boothe

1. "Heritage of McDowell Co, WV 1858-1995", Vol I, "Phil H. Blankenship" article, page 102.


Serita Kay Boothe

1. "Heritage of McDowell Co, WV 1858-1995", Vol I, "Phil H. Blankenship" article, page 102.
2. Fanning Funeral Home; Iaeger, WV; Posted Obit.
"Serita Kay Collins, 67, of Bradshaw, WV, passed away Wednesday, June 10, 2020 in Wellmont Hospice House in Bristol, TN.

"Serita was born June 11, 1952 in Welch a daughter of the late Jesse and Merida Combs Boothe. She loved working with children and was a teacher’s Aid in the McDowell County School System. Serita enjoyed Lifetime and Hallmark movies.

"Serita was preceded in death by her father, Jesse Boothe; her mother, Merida Blankenship; stepfather, Phil Blankenship; brother, Allen Boothe and a cousin, Barbara Mullins.

"Survivors include two sons, Robbie Collins and wife Samantha of Belfast and Zachary Boothe and girlfriend Brette Blankenship of Princeton; two sisters, Angeline Smith of Snow Camp, NC and Selena Blankenship of Bradshaw; two nephews, Scottie Smith and wife Danielle of Snow Camp and Jason Smith and wife Kelli of Paynesville; two nieces, Shay Stacy and Matthew Justice of Rosedale, and Ashley Bowman and Noah Brown of Richlands; special family member Veronica Bowman and husband Todd of Bradshaw; five grandchildren, Dustin Boothe, Jayden Smith, Jacob Smith, Kaylen Smith and Emma Smith; special friends and family, Ileen and Timmy Mullins, Tamar and Josh Mullett and Jennifer and Chris Kennedy; and a host of additional family and friends.

"Funeral services will be conducted Sunday, June 21, 2020 at 11 o’clock with Deacon Jason Smith officiating at the Chapel of Fanning Funeral Home in Iaeger. Burial will follow in Tom Sparks Cemetery on Rockridge near Paynesville. Family and friends will serve as pallbearers.

"Friends may visit with the family Saturday evening, June 20, 2020 from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Chapel of Fanning Funeral Home in Iaeger. Evening services will be conducted at 7 p.m. with Pastor Craig Barber and Reverend Greg “Hootie” Smith officiating.

' In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Wellmont Hospice House, 280 Steeles Rd., Bristol, TN 37620.

"Fanning Funeral Home in Iaeger, WV, is assisting the family. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.fanningfuneralhomes.com."


Byrd William Brewster

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; Coalwood Road; taken on 7 May 1930; Page
78B; Family #33.
Listed as Byrd Brewster; age 12; born in WV; in household of father, Dimmon Brewster.
2. Virginia, U.S., Marriage Records, 1936-2014; Ancestry.com Website.
"Name: Byrd Brewster
Gender: Male
Race: White
Age: 22
Birth Date: abt 1918
Marriage Registration Place: Tazewell, Virginia, USA
Marriage Date: 10 Feb 1940
Marriage Place: Tazewell, Virginia, USA
Father: Demon Brewster
Mother: Bell Mitchell
Spouse: Marie Hicks
Certificate Number: 1940007139"
3. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; E.D. 24-17; taken 15 May 1940; Page 338B;
Image 58 of 64; Household #481.
Listed as Burd Brewster; age 21; born in WV; single; 4th grade education; lived in same place on
1 Apr 1935; farm laborer; in household of father, Demon Brewster.
4. WWII Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Byrd William Brewster
Race: White
Age: 22
Relationship to Draftee: Self (Head)
Birth Date: 4 Oct 1918
Birth Place: Six, West Virginia, USA
Residence Place: Six, Mcdowell, West Virginia, USA
Registration Date: 16 Oct 1940
Registration Place: Six, Mcdowell, West Virginia, USA
Employer: None
Weight: 140
Complexion: Light
Eye Color: Gray
Hair Color: Blonde
Height: 5 7
Next of Kin: Demon Brewster
Household Members:
Name Relationship
Byrd William Brewster Self (Head)
Demon Brewster Father"


Rilda Jane Baker

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; E.D. 24-22; taken 15 May 1940; Page 461A;
Image 67 of 68; Household #531.
Listed as Rilda Baker; age 23; born in WV; single; 1st grade education; lived in same house on
1 Apr 1940; in household of father, George A. Baker.
2. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Rilda Jane Brewster
[Rilda J Brewster]
[Rilda Jane Baker]
Gender: Female
Race: White
Birth Date: 5 Mar 1917
Birth Place: Berwind McDo, West Virginia
Death Date: 5 Aug 1997
Father: George E Baker
Mother: Loucindy Brewster
SSN: 234981799
Notes: 29 May 1973: Name listed as RILDA JANE BREWSTER;
27 Aug 1997: Name listed as RILDA J BREWSTER"
3. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by Charles Mattes; 2 Aug 2011.
" Rilda J Baker Brewster
Birth 5 Mar 1917
Death 5 Aug 1997 (aged 80)
Burial
Hartwell Cemetery
Canebrake, McDowell County, West Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 74337580"


Harvey Bryant Quesenberry

1. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by Bill ~ Mabel; 7 Aug 2017.
"Harvey B. Quesenberry
Birth 26 Jul 1906
Death 26 Jan 1996 (aged 89)
Burial
Greenlawn Memorial Gardens
Spartanburg, Spartanburg County, South Carolina, USA
Memorial ID 182148737"


Lona Alice Shelton

1. Virginia, Birth Records, 1912-2015, Delayed Birth Records, 1721-1911 ; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Lonie Alice Shelton; born 27 Jul 1915 at Tip Top, Tazewell Co, VA; parents, James, coal miner, and
Nora, housewife, (Baldwin) Shelton, 2 previous births of Nora's.
2. Tazewell Co, VA; Marriage License #6114; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Ted Silvers; age 32; born in Oneida, TN; divorced; one previous marriage; living at Bishop, VA; son of
W. M. and Myrtle (Porter) Silvers; married on 8 Mar 1938 in Tazewell, VA; Lona Shelton; age 23;
born in Tip Top, VA; single; living at Bishop, VA; daughter of Jim and Nora (Baldwin) Shelton.
3. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Lona Alice Grubb
[Lona A Grubb]
[Lona Alice Shelton]
Gender: Female
Race: White
Birth Date: 27 Jul 1915
Birth Place: Tiptop, Virginia
Death Date: 15 Apr 2002
Father: Jim Shelton
Mother: Nora Baldwin
SSN: 235311062
Citizenship or Alien Status: U.S. citizen.
Type of Claim: Evidence other than birth record submitted; U.S. citizen or alien allowed to work.
Notes: 29 Jun 1987: Name listed as LONA ALICE GRUBB;
20 Apr 2002: Name listed as LONA A GRUBB"
3. U.S., Obituary Collection, 1930-Current; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Lona A. Grubb
Gender: Female
Death Age: 86
Birth Date: 27 Jul 1915
Birth Place: Tip Top, VA.
Residence Place: CARETTA, W. VA.
Death Date: 15 Apr 2002
Burial Date: 19 Apr
Burial Place: Bluefield, VA.
Parents: James Shelton; Nora Baldwin Shelton
Spouse: Harry Grubb
Child: Gay Marcus
Roy Marcus
Ann Patterson
Hubert Patterson
Shirley Blankenship
Mae Quesenberry
Donald Quesenberry
William G. Silvers
Siblings: Glen Davis
Eugene Davis
Lillian Clippard
Virginia Brooks
Catherine Dotson
Cecil Shelton
Howard Davis "


Leonard Lazell Reed Sr

1.1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Elkhorn District; Maybeury; E.D. 24-48; taken 6 Apr 1940; Page
335B; Image 16 of 30; Household #137.
Listed as Leonard Reed; age 3; born in WV; Negro; in household of father, Grover C. Reed.
2. Raleigh Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1962); Page 494; WV Archives Web Site.
Lenord L. Reed; age 25; born 12 Mar 1937 in Maybeury, WV; Negro; living at 313 Carroll St,
Bluefield, WV; son of Grover and Julia Reed; married on 30 Mar 1962 in Beckley, WV; Janice
Starkey; age 34; born in East Gulf, WV; Negro; living at Veckley, WV; daughter of O'Dell and Douglas
Starkey.
3. U.S. Public Records Index, 1950-1993, Volume 1; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Leonard Lazell Reed Sr
Birth Date: 12 Mar 1937
Phone Number: 268-0232
Address: 5531 Autumn Woods Dr, Dayton, OH, 45426-4623
[POB 0692, Dayton, OH, 45402]
[1424 Angiers Dr, Dayton, OH, 45408-2415 (1993)]
[1424 Angiers Dr, Dayton, OH, 45408-2415 (1995)]
[711 W Wenger Rd # 105, Englewood, OH, 45322-1955]
[PO Box 17692, Dayton, OH, 45417-0692 (1995)] "
4. Ohio, Divorce Abstracts, 1962-1963, 1967-1971, 1973-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Leonard L Reed
Birth Year: 1937
Times Married: 1
Residence: Dayton, Montgomery
Spouse's name: Janice Z Reed
Spouse's Birth Year: 1937
Spouse - Times Married: 1
Spouse's Residence: Out of State
Marriage Duration (Years): 07
Number of Minor Children: 1
Grounds for Divorce: Gross Neglect/Extreme Cruelty
To Whom Decree Granted: Husband
County of Decree: Montgomery
Decree Date: 14 Jul 1969
Cerificate Number: 18053
Volume Number: 2043"
5. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Leonard Reed
[Leonard Lazell Reed]
Gender: Male
Race: Black
Birth Date: 12 Mar 1937
Birth Place: Maybeary Mcd, West Virginia
[Maybeury Mcd??, West Virginia]
Death Date: 26 Mar 2006
Father: Grover C Reed
Mother: Julia Petis
SSN: 233525572
Notes: May 1951: Name listed as LEONARD REED;
Jun 1957: Name listed as LEONARD LAZELL REED;
29 Mar 2006: Name listed as LEONARD L REED"
6. Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Leonard L. Reed
Last Residence:
45417 Dayton, Montgomery, Ohio
Born: 12 Mar 1937
Died: 26 Mar 2006
State (Year) SSN issued: West Virginia (Before 1951)"
7. U.S., Department of Veterans Affairs BIRLS Death File, 1850-2010; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Leonard Reed
Gender: Male
Birth Date: 12 Mar 1937
Death Date: 26 Mar 2006
Cause of Death: Natural
Branch 1: ARMY
Enlistment Date 1: 27 Jun 1960
Release Date 1: 26 Jun 1963
Branch 2: ARMY
Enlistment Date 2: 27 Aug 1963
Release Date 2: 21 Apr 1967"
8. Ohio, Death Records, 1908-1932, 1938-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Leonard L Reed Sr
Birth Date: 12 Mar 1937
Gender: Male
Race: African American (Black)
Hispanic Origin: Not Hispanic (Latino)
Residence Place: Dayton, Montgomery, Ohio, United States
Residence Zip Code: 45408
Death Date: 26 Mar 2006
Death Time: 06:09 PM
Hospital of Death: Private Residence
Death Place: Ohio, USA
Certificate: 35219
Age at Death: 69
Registrar's Certificate Number: 001620
Certifier: Physician
Referred to Coroner: Not Referred to Coroner
Autopsy: No Autopsy performed
Method of Disposition: Burial
Filing Date: 10 Apr 2006
Hospital Status: Other/residence
Injury at Work: Unclassifiable
Father's Surname: Reed
Mother's Maiden Name: Pettis
Marital status: Married
Education: 4 years college
Armed Forces Indicator: Yes
Branch of Service: Army
Industry of Decedent: Occupation Not Classifiable
Occupation of Decedent: Occupation Not Classifiable
Census Tract: 9999
Primary Registration District: 5701"
9. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by International Wargraves Photography Project; 4 Jul 2011.
" Leonard L Reed, Sr
Birth 12 Mar 1937
Death 26 Mar 2006 (aged 69)
Burial
Dayton National Cemetery
Dayton, Montgomery County, Ohio, US"

Inscription: SP5 * US Army * Vietnam


Janice Z. Starkey

3. Raleigh Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1962); Page 494; WV Archives Web Site.
Lenord L. Reed; age 25; born 12 Mar 1937 in Maybeury, WV; Negro; living at 313 Carroll St,
Bluefield, WV; son of Grover and Julia Reed; married on 30 Mar 1962 in Beckley, WV; Janice
Starkey; age 34; born in East Gulf, WV; Negro; living at Veckley, WV; daughter of O'Dell and Douglas
Starkey.


William M. Silvers

1. FindAGrave.com Website; submitted by Patsy Gadberry; 23 Feb 2014.
"William M “Bill” Silvers
Birth 19 Sep 1879
Somerset, Pulaski County, Kentucky, USA
Death 14 Sep 1952 (aged 72)
Harlan, Harlan County, Kentucky, USA
Burial
Resthaven Cemetery
Keith, Harlan County, Kentucky, USA
Memorial ID 125550636 "

Additional Information Posted:
"William M Silvers was the son of Jessie Martin and Nancy Rebecca "Nannie" Calhoun Silvers.

"Bill's first wife was Myrtle "Myrtie" Porter Silvers (4 Jul 1889 - 20 Dec 1913). Her parents were Frank and Nettie Smith Porter. She was born in Boyle County, Kentucky, and died in McCreary County, Kentucky. She died of tuberculosis and was buried in Oneida, Tennessee. Children Bill and Myrtie had included Nannie Francis Silvers, Theodore "Ted" Silvers, Mack Silvers, and Earl Silvers.

"Bill's second wife was Virginia "Jennie" Allen Silvers. She was born in Virginia. Her parents were Floyd and Lizzie Allen. Children Bill and Jennie had together were Juanita Silvers and Jewel Silvers.

"The year of birth given on Bill's death certificate was 1879. However, in Social Security Administration records it is 1877. On his World War I Draft Registration it was 1881, and on his marriage records to Virginia it was 1883. His usual occupation listed on his death certificate was a miner, almost certainly of coal."


Myrtle Porter

1. FindAGrave.com Website; submitted by Patsy Gadberry; 29 Oct 2015.
"Myrtle “Myrtie” Porter Silvers
Birth 4 Jul 1889
Boyle County, Kentucky, USA
Death 20 Dec 1913 (aged 24)
Stearns, McCreary County, Kentucky, USA
Burial
Marcum Cemetery
Oneida, Scott County, Tennessee, USA
Memorial ID 154385903"

Additional Information Posted:
"Daughter of Frank and Nettie Smith Porter; wife of William M Silvers; mother of Nannie Frances, Theodore, Mack, and Earl."


Donald Eugene Quesenberry

1. Charlottesville, VA; Marriage License #68 006116; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Donald Eugene Quesenberry; age 33; born in Coalwood, WV; single; no previous marriage; self
employed; living at 412 Harris Rd, Charlottesville, VA; son of Harvey Bryant and Lonny (Shelton)
Quesenberry; married on 16 Mar 1969 in Fluvanna Co, VA; Mae Fielding Glassgo; maiden name
Fielding; widow; one previous marriage; born in Albemarle Co, VA; teller for National Bank and
Trust Co; living at 2219 Wayne Ave, Charlottesville, VA; daughter of Henry Vincent and Anna
(Woodson) Fielding.


Mae Wyatt Fielding

1. Charlottesville, VA; Marriage License #68 006116; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Donald Eugene Quesenberry; age 33; born in Coalwood, WV; single; no previous marriage; self
employed; living at 412 Harris Rd, Charlottesville, VA; son of Harvey Bryant and Lonny (Shelton)
Quesenberry; married on 16 Mar 1969 in Fluvanna Co, VA; Mae Fielding Glassgo; maiden name
Fielding; widow; one previous marriage; born in Albemarle Co, VA; teller for National Bank and
Trust Co; living at 2219 Wayne Ave, Charlottesville, VA; daughter of Henry Vincent and Anna
(Woodson) Fielding.


Hubert Lee Patterson

1. Russell Co, VA; Marriage License #21323; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Hubert Lee Patterson; age 25; born and living in Valls Creek, WV; single; factory worker; son of Oakie
and Nellie M, (Tipton) Patterson; married on 21 Jul 1962 in Lebanon, VA; Clara Ann Silvers; age 24;
born in Bishop, VA; divorced; one previous marriage; living at Caretta, WV; daughter of Theodore and
Leona (Shelton) Silvers.


Clara Ann Silvers

1. Russell Co, VA; Marriage License #21323; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Hubert Lee Patterson; age 25; born and living in Valls Creek, WV; single; factory worker; son of Oakie
and Nellie M, (Tipton) Patterson; married on 21 Jul 1962 in Lebanon, VA; Clara Ann Silvers; age 24;
born in Bishop, VA; divorced; one previous marriage; living at Caretta, WV; daughter of Theodore and
Leona (Shelton) Silvers.


Lona Alice Shelton

1. Virginia, Birth Records, 1912-2015, Delayed Birth Records, 1721-1911 ; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Lonie Alice Shelton; born 27 Jul 1915 at Tip Top, Tazewell Co, VA; parents, James, coal miner, and
Nora, housewife, (Baldwin) Shelton, 2 previous births of Nora's.
2. Tazewell Co, VA; Marriage License #6114; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Ted Silvers; age 32; born in Oneida, TN; divorced; one previous marriage; living at Bishop, VA; son of
W. M. and Myrtle (Porter) Silvers; married on 8 Mar 1938 in Tazewell, VA; Lona Shelton; age 23;
born in Tip Top, VA; single; living at Bishop, VA; daughter of Jim and Nora (Baldwin) Shelton.
3. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Lona Alice Grubb
[Lona A Grubb]
[Lona Alice Shelton]
Gender: Female
Race: White
Birth Date: 27 Jul 1915
Birth Place: Tiptop, Virginia
Death Date: 15 Apr 2002
Father: Jim Shelton
Mother: Nora Baldwin
SSN: 235311062
Citizenship or Alien Status: U.S. citizen.
Type of Claim: Evidence other than birth record submitted; U.S. citizen or alien allowed to work.
Notes: 29 Jun 1987: Name listed as LONA ALICE GRUBB;
20 Apr 2002: Name listed as LONA A GRUBB"
3. U.S., Obituary Collection, 1930-Current; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Lona A. Grubb
Gender: Female
Death Age: 86
Birth Date: 27 Jul 1915
Birth Place: Tip Top, VA.
Residence Place: CARETTA, W. VA.
Death Date: 15 Apr 2002
Burial Date: 19 Apr
Burial Place: Bluefield, VA.
Parents: James Shelton; Nora Baldwin Shelton
Spouse: Harry Grubb
Child: Gay Marcus
Roy Marcus
Ann Patterson
Hubert Patterson
Shirley Blankenship
Mae Quesenberry
Donald Quesenberry
William G. Silvers
Siblings: Glen Davis
Eugene Davis
Lillian Clippard
Virginia Brooks
Catherine Dotson
Cecil Shelton
Howard Davis "