McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families and Individuals

Notes


James Alfred Perdue

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1915); Page 415; WV Archives Web Site.
James Alfred Perdew; age 24; born in McDowell Co, WV; living at Mullens, WV; married on
23 Oct 1915 at residence of brides father; Roxena McKinney; age 19; born in Wyoming Co,
WV; living at Basin, WV; daughter of Joseph F. and Victoria McKinney.


Roxanna McKinney

1. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
Barker's Ridge District, Family #76.
Listed as Roxanna McKinney, age 4, in household of father, Joseph
McKinney.
2. USGENWEB PROJECT, Wyoming Co, WV, "Marriage Records", by Doris Slaughter.
Book 9, page 415.
Roxena McKinney; age 19; born in Wyoming Co, WV; daughter of Joseph F. and
Victoria McKinney; married on 23 Oct 1915 James Alford Perdew; age 24; born
in McDowell Co, WV.
3. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Barkers Ridge District, taken on 14 May 1910,
Page 209B, Family #238.
Listed as Roxiena McKinney, age 14, born in WV, in household of father,
Joseph F. McKinney.
4. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1915); Page 415; WV Archives Web Site.
James Alfred Perdew; age 24; born in McDowell Co, WV; living at Mullens, WV; married on
23 Oct 1915 at residence of brides father; Roxena McKinney; age 19; born in Wyoming Co,
WV; living at Basin, WV; daughter of Joseph F. and Victoria McKinney.
5. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1933); Page 88; WV Archives Web Site.
Charles Lafferty; age 47; born in WV; living at Herndon, WV; son of Buck Lafferty; married on 11 Jul 1933
in Beartown, WV; Roxie Perdew; age 42; born in Wyoming Co, WV; living at Herndon, WV; information
given by A.J. Bailey.


Dewey Earnest Adams

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1937); Page 242; WV Archives Web Site.
Dewey E. Adams; age 29; divorced; miner; living at Kimball, WV; son of T.B. and Ida Belle;
married on 27 Feb 1937 at Welch, WV; Mildred Warner; age 23; born in McDowell Co, WV;
single; living at Kimball, WV; daughter of Charles and Josephine (Murry).
2. U.S. WWII Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Dewey Earnest Adams
Gender: Male
Race: White
Age: 33
Relationship to Draftee: Self (Head)
Birth Place: Patrick, Virginia, USA
Birth Date: 18 Aug 1907
Residence Place: Mcdowell, Mcdowell, West Virginia, USA
Registration Date: 16 Oct 1940
Occupation: Koppers Coal Co
Weight: 140
Complexion: Light
Eye Color: Blue
Hair Color: Brown
Height: 5 9
Next of Kin: Mildred Agnes Adams
Household Members:
Name Relationship
Dewey Earnest Adams Self (Head)
Mildred Agnes Adams Wife"
3. Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Dewey Adams
SSN: 236-07-1290
Last Residence:
24724 Freeman, Mercer, West Virginia, USA
BORN: 18 Aug 1907
Died: Aug 1971
State (Year) SSN issued: West Virginia (Before 1951)"


Charles Lafferty

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1933); Page 88; WV Archives Web Site.
Charles Lafferty; age 47; born in WV; living at herndon, WV; son of Buck Lafferty; married on 11 Jul 1933
in Beartown, WV; Roxie Perdew; age 42; born in Wyoming Co, WV; living at Herndon, WV; information
given by A.J. Bailey.


Roxanna McKinney

1. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
Barker's Ridge District, Family #76.
Listed as Roxanna McKinney, age 4, in household of father, Joseph
McKinney.
2. USGENWEB PROJECT, Wyoming Co, WV, "Marriage Records", by Doris Slaughter.
Book 9, page 415.
Roxena McKinney; age 19; born in Wyoming Co, WV; daughter of Joseph F. and
Victoria McKinney; married on 23 Oct 1915 James Alford Perdew; age 24; born
in McDowell Co, WV.
3. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Barkers Ridge District, taken on 14 May 1910,
Page 209B, Family #238.
Listed as Roxiena McKinney, age 14, born in WV, in household of father,
Joseph F. McKinney.
4. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1915); Page 415; WV Archives Web Site.
James Alfred Perdew; age 24; born in McDowell Co, WV; living at Mullens, WV; married on
23 Oct 1915 at residence of brides father; Roxena McKinney; age 19; born in Wyoming Co,
WV; living at Basin, WV; daughter of Joseph F. and Victoria McKinney.
5. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1933); Page 88; WV Archives Web Site.
Charles Lafferty; age 47; born in WV; living at Herndon, WV; son of Buck Lafferty; married on 11 Jul 1933
in Beartown, WV; Roxie Perdew; age 42; born in Wyoming Co, WV; living at Herndon, WV; information
given by A.J. Bailey.


Waymon McKinney

1. 1940 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Barkers Rideg District; E.D. 55-4; taken 1 May 1940; Page 88A;
Image 33 of 54; Household #277.
Listed as Wayman McKinney; age 15; born in WV; 4th grade education; attending school; lived in
same house on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Leonard McKinney.
2. Giles Co, VA; Marriage License #77 046583; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Waymon McKinney; age 52; born 5 Nov 1924 in WV; divorced; this was his 2nd marriage; 8th
grade education; living at Box 544 Mullens, WV; son of Leonard and Carriae (Bailey) McKinney;
married on 1 Oct 1928 at Pearisburg, VA; Vera Frances Staton, maiden name Wood; age 49;
born 1 Jan 1928 in WV; divorced; this was her 2nd marriage; 4 yrs HS education; living at Box
734, Mullens, WV; daughter of Lewis Bryan and Nelvina (Prince) Wood.
3. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Waymon McKinney
Gender: Male
Race: White
Birth Date: 5 Nov 1924
Birth Place: Crumpler Mcd, West Virginia
Death Date: 18 Jul 2001
Father: Lenard McKinney
Mother: Carie Bailey
SSN: 236320700
Notes: Aug 1942: Name listed as WAYMON MCKINNEY"
4. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Cremated?; submitted by Walter Pack Family; 11 Aug 2014.
Waymon McKinney; born 5 Nov 1924 in McDowell Co, WV; died 18 Jul 2001 in Princeton,
Mercer Co, WV; no cemetery identified; obit posted;
"Waymon McKinney, 76, of Covel, died 10:05 a.m. Wednesday, July 18, 2001, at Princeton Community Hospital following a long illness.

"Born Nov. 5, 1924, at Crumpler, he was the son of the late Rev. Leonard McKinney and Carri Bailey McKinney.

Mr. McKinney was a retired coal mine electrician and a member of the UMWA. He had been a resident of Covel for the past 20 years and was of the Baptist faith.

"He was preceded in death by a daughter, Becky Wright.

"Survivors include his wife of 21 years, Shirley "Jean" Lewis McKinney; three sons, Lee Mc-Kinney of Daniels, Rick Steele of Mullens and Rusty Steele of Unicoi, Tenn.; two daughters, Sue Stanley of Orlando, Fla., and Cheryl Stone of Roanoke, Va.; two grandsons, Josh Mc-Kinney of Daniels and Wayne Wright of Roanoke, Va.; two granddaughters, Sally Giggett of Vinton, Va., and Lisa Holder of Augusta, Ga.; a great-grandson, Dustin Holder of Augusta, Ga.; an adopted granddaughter, Sabrina Meadows of Herndon Heights; an adopted great-grandson, Damon Meadows of Herndon Heights; two brothers, Garnet McKinney and Hermon McKinney, both of Princeton; seven sisters, Lois Shrewsbury of Glen Morgan, Beulah Vaughn of Maben, Ruby Bishop of Bud, Greta Bishop of Stephenson, Ellen Donahue of Lashmeet, Martha Graham of North Carolina and June Bailey of Pembroke, Va.; and two stepsisters, Maude Milam of Covel and Louise Nichol of Evanston, Ill.

"A memorial service will be 2 p.m. Sunday at St. Andrew's Episcopal Church, Guyandotte Ave., Mullens, with the Very Rev. Adeeb M. Khalil officiating.

"The family will receive friends after 1 p.m. Sunday at the church. In lieu of flowers, a memorial scholarship will be established in Waymon McKinney's name for an underprivileged Wyoming East High School senior student entering the field of Mining Electrical Health and Safety.

"Memorial contributions may be sent to Shirley McKinney, Box 59, Covel, WV 24719, and will be established at the People's Bank of Mullens.

"Arrangements by Rose and Quesenberry Funeral Home, Beckley."


Vera Frances Wood

1. Giles Co, VA; Marriage License #77 046583; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Waymon McKinney; age 52; born 5 Nov 1924 in WV; divorced; this was his 2nd marriage; 8th
grade education; living at Box 544 Mullens, WV; son of Leonard and Carriae (Bailey) McKinney;
married on 1 Oct 1928 at Pearisburg, VA; Vera Frances Staton, maiden name Wood; age 49;
born 1 Jan 1928 in WV; divorced; this was her 2nd marriage; 4 yrs HS education; living at Box
734, Mullens, WV; daughter of Lewis Bryan and Nelvina (Prince) Wood.


Larry Cornelius Davis

1. United States Public Records, 1970-2009; LDS Web Site.
"Name Larry C Davis
Residence Date 15 Oct 2005
Residence Place Jolo, West Virginia, United States
Birth Date 01 Sep 1950
Address Jolo, West Virginia 24850
Address Date 15 Oct 2005
2nd Address Bluefield, Virginia 24605
2nd Address Date 01 Sep 1995
Possible Relatives Martha C Davis
Record Number 304351705"


Martha Carol Witham

1. Fanning Funeral Home; Iaeger, WV; Posted Obit.
"Martha Carol Davis, 66, of Paynesville, WV, was loving welcomed into the arms of the Lord on Friday, April 20, 2018, in Princeton Community Hospital , in Princeton, WV.

"Martha was born May 6, 1951, in Nashville, TN, a daughter of the late Roy Fred and Catherine Crafton Witham. Martha worked as a housekeeper, she never met a stranger and was a supporter of the Iaeger Cubs. She was a loving and devoted wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother; she loved all her family, friends, and children in the community.

"In addition to her parents Martha was preceded in death by three brothers, Roy Fred Witham, Jr., Harold Witham, and Charles Witham; one sister, Ruth Witham; four nephews, Gary Gregory, James Gregory, and Thomas Dale Witham, and Blake Gregory; one niece, Ashley Gregory; two sons-in-law, Billy Vance Sr. and Roger Lee Howell, Sr; and grandmother, Eula Grace.

"Survivors include her husband of 51 years, Larry Cornelious Davis of the home; three daughters, Kimberlie (Larry) Proffitt of Hollywood, MD, Tressa (Ronald) McClanahan of Paynesville, WV, and Pamela Howell of Augusta, WV; two sisters, Mary Thompson of Portland, TN and Joyce (Tim)( Hudgins of Centerville, TN; six grandchildren, Billy Vance, Jr., Joshua (Devin) Howell, Donald (Tracie) McClanahan, Melissa (Scott) McClanahan, Latasha (TJ) Cline, Austin (Jessica) Proffitt; eight great grandchildren, Brianna Vance, William Vance III, Kaylee McClanahan, Nevaeh Longerbeam, Karlee Grace Baker, Leanthony Vance, McKinleigh Cline and Noah Gregory; three step grandchildren, Roger Howell Jr., Peggy McCarty, and Ricky Howell; sister-in-law, Shirley Witham of Nashville, TN; special uncle, Victor Davis; and a host of nieces nephews and friends.

"Funeral services will be conducted Monday, April 23, 2018, at 1 o’clock with Reverend Bob Cole and Reverend Curtis Crouse officiating at the Bradshaw Mountain Community Church in Paynesville, WV, . Burial will follow in the Davis Family Cemetery on Brushy Fork near Paynesville, WV. Serving as pallbearers will be family and friends.

" Friends may visit with the family Sunday, evening April 22, 2018, from 4p.m. until 12 midnight at the Bradshaw Mountain Community Church in Paynesville, WV.

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