McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families and Individuals

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Bessie Farris

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1911); Page 94; WV Archives Web Site.
Henry C. Adkins; age 21; born in Dickenson Co, VA; single; lumbering; living in Avondale, WV;
son of John and Nancy; married on 25 Feb 1911 in Avondale, WV; Bessie Faris; age 20; born
in Bristol, VA; single; daughter of S.P. and _____.
2. 1920 Census, Dickenson Co, VA; Clintwood; taken on 19 Jan 1920; Page 15B; Image 30 of 34;
Family #170/172.
Listed as Bessie Adkins; age 28; born in VA; marriied; in household of husband, Henry C. Adkins.


Homer Faris Barrett

1. 1920 Census, Dickenson Co, VA; Clintwood; taken on 19 Jan 1920; Page 15B; Image 30 of 34;
Family #170/172.
Listed as Homer Barrett; age 12; born in WV; in household of step-father, Henry C. Adkins.


William Warren Young MD

1. Dickenson Co, VA; Marriage License #2783; Ancestry.com Web Site.
William Warren Young; age 25; born in Radford, VA; single; X-Ray Technician; living at Radford, VA;
son of Joseph T. and Clara R. (Bradberry) Toung; married on 21 Feb 1941 at Fremont, VA; Beatrice
Adkins; age 24; born in Avondale, WV; single; living in Fremont, VA; daughter of H.C. and Bessie
(Fargis) Adkins.


Edward Beatrice Adkins

1. 1920 Census, Dickenson Co, VA; Clintwood; taken on 19 Jan 1920; Page 15B; Image 30 of 34;
Family #170/172.
Listed as Beatress Adkins; age 5; born in WV; in household of father, Henry C. Adkins.
2. Dickenson Co, VA; Marriage License #2783; Ancestry.com Web Site.
William Warren Young; age 25; born in Radford, VA; single; X-Ray Technician; living at Radford, VA;
son of Joseph T. and Clara R. (Bradberry) Toung; married on 21 Feb 1941 at Fremont, VA; Beatrice
Adkins; age 24; born in Avondale, WV; single; living in Fremont, VA; daughter of H.C. and Bessie
(Fargis) Adkins.
3. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Edward Beatrice Adkins
[Beatrice Adkins Young]
[Beatrice Young]
Gender: Female
Race: White
Birth Date: 20 Mar 1914
Birth Place: Avondale Mcd, West Virginia
[Avendale Mcd??, West Virginia]
Death Date: 6 Mar 2004
Father: Henry C Adkins
Mother: Bessie Faris
SSN: 406147867
Signature on SSN Card: Bea Adkins
Relationship of Signature: Signature name differs from NH’s name.
Notes: Aug 1939: Name listed as EDWARD BEATRICE ADKINS; Aug 1946: Name listed as BEATRICE ADKINS YOUNG; 13 Mar 2004: Name listed as BEATRICE A YOUNG"
4. Find A Grave Index, 1600s-Current; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Beatrice Young
Maiden Name: Adkins
Birth Date: 20 Mar 1914
Birth Place: Avondale, McDowell County, West Virginia, United States of America
Death Date: 6 Mar 2004
Death Place: Russellville, Pope County, Arkansas, United States of America
Cemetery: Pineville Cemetery
Burial or Cremation Place: Pineville, Bell County, Kentucky, United States of America
Has Bio?: Y
URL: https://www.findagrave.com/mem..."
Obit Posted
"Beatrice Adkins Young, age 89, of Russellville, Arkansas, died Saturday, March 6, 2004 at Stella Manor Nursing Center in Russellville. She was born March 20, 1914, at Avondale, West Virginia and was the daughter of the late Henry Cleveland and Bessie Adkins. She was the widow of William Warren Young, M. D., and she was a retired Registered Nurse. She was a graduate of University of Virginia School of Nursing, a member of the American Society of Nursing, the Kentucky Society of Nursing and was a member of Wesley United Methodist Church, in Russellville. Other than her parents, two brothers, Homer Faris and Frank Adkins and a sister, Lois Giles, preceded her in death.
Survivors include a son and daughter-in-law, W. Patrick and Ann Young of Russellville; two brothers, Kern Adkins of Corbin, Kentucky and Asa Adkins of Dublin, Virginia; a sister, Claudia Turner of Kingsport, Tennessee; two grandchildren, William Warren Young, II of Pineville, Kentucky and Windy Dawn Hunter of Ft. Knox, Kentucky; and a great grandchild, Maylan Marissa Hunter of Ft. Knox.
Graveside service and burial held in Pineville Memorial Cemetery, Pineville, Kentucky, Saturday, March 13, 2004.
The body was cremated, with local arrangements by Shinn Funeral Service, of Russellville, AR"


Joseph C. "Joe" McCoy

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; taken on 16 Apr 1930; Page 263A; Image
45 of 51; Family #390/396.
Listed as Joe C. McCoy; age 39; born in TN; married at 18; loader in coal mine; head of household.
2. McDowell Co, WV; WW II Draft Registration Card #U-832; 27 Apr 1942; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Joe C. McCoy (he stated there is no middle name, just an initial); age 51; born 25 May 1891 in
Rogersville, TN; unemployed; living at Avondale, WV; person who will always know address, Mrs.
Retia McCoy, wife, Avondale, WV; 5'11" tall; 160 lbs; brown eyes; brown hair; dark complexion.
3. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007: Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Joe C McCoy
Gender: Male
Birth Date: 25 Mar 1890
Claim Date: 30 Nov 1961
Type of Claim: Life Claim
Notes: 28 Nov 1961: Name listed as JOE C MCCOY"
4. U.S., Headstone Applications for Military Veterans, 1925-1963; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Joe C. McCoy; born 25 Mar 1890; died 14 Nov 1961; enlisted 4 Apr 1917; discharged 29 May 1919;
Service #A.S.No 1, 560054; pension or VA claim # C-179 60 16; West Virginia; no medals; Cook,
Company K, 150th Infantry, 38th Division, US Army; buried in Iaeger Memorial, Roderfield, WV;
application signed by Margaret E. Ferrell, daughter; 8106 Martha Street, Wash., 28; 27 Nov 1961.
5. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 25 Jul 2014.
Joe C. McCoy; born 25 Mar 1890; died 15 Nov 1961; buried here; headstone photo shown; "WEST VIRGINIA *
COOK * CO K * 150 INFANTRY * WORLD WAR I".


Retta Victoria Hopkins

1. Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940: LDS Web Site.
Bige C. Hammonds; born in 1885 in Scott Co, VA; single; son of Marion and Louise; married on 13
May 1906 in Lee Co, VA; Retta Hopkins; born in 1887 in Lee Co, VA; single; daughter of Lee and
Eliza.
2. 1910 Census, Lee Co, VA; Rocky Station District; taken on 6 May 1910; Page 121B; Image 22 of 36;
Family #193/193..
Listed as Retta Hammon; age 22; born in VA; widow; 1 child, 1 living; in household of father, Lee R.
Hopkins.
3. 1920 Census, Wise Co, VA; Richmond District; Appalachia; taken on 31 Jan 1920; Page 281B; Image
44 of 49; Family #411/421.
Listed as Ritter Hopkins; age 22 (sic 32); born in VA; single (sic, widow) in household of father, Robert
L. Hopkins.
4. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; taken on 16 Apr 1930; Page 263A; Image
45 of 51; Family #390/396.
Listed as Rettie McCoy; age 42; born in VA; married at 18; in household of 2nd husband, Joseph
C. McCoy.
5. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 25 Jul 2014.
Rettie V. McCoy; born 8 Dec 1887; died 16 May 1954; buried here; headstone photo shown; "ETERNAL
PEACE".


Homer McCoy

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; taken on 16 Apr 1930; Page 263A; Image
45 of 51; Family #390/396.
Listed as Homer McCoy; age 8; born in VA; in household of father, Joseph C. McCoy.
(Twin of Helen)


Margaret McCoy

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; taken on 16 Apr 1930; Page 263A; Image
45 of 51; Family #390/396.
Listed as Margaret McCoy; age 6; born in VA; in household of father, Joseph C. McCoy.


Jack McCoy

1. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #12631; WV Archives Web Site.
Jack McCoy; age 10 mon, 6 days; born 16 Nov 1925 in Pardee, VA; son of J.C. and Rettie (Hopkins)
McCoy; died 25 Sep 1926 in Hensley, WV; due to ___cilitis; buried 27 Sep 1926 at Mountain View, VA;
informant, Joe C. McCoy, Hensley, WV.


David Kemper Adkins

1. 1880 Census, Kanawha Co, WV; Jefferson District; taken on 14 Jun 1880; Page 283A; Image
28 of 46; Family #295/297.
Listed as Kemper Adkins; age 34; born in VA; married; farmer; head of household.
2. 1900 Census, Kanawha Co, WV; Jefferson District; Fairview; taken on 12 Jun 1900; Page 86A;
Image 19 of 27; Family #191/195.
Listed as David K. Adkins; age 60; born in Mar 1840 in WV; married 31 yrs; farmer; head of household.


Zibbie

1. 1880 Census, Kanawha Co, WV; Jefferson District; taken on 14 Jun 1880; Page 283A; Image
28 of 46; Family #295/297.
Listed as Sibay Adkins; age 33; born in VA; married; keeping house; in household of husband,
Kemper Adkins.
2. 1900 Census, Kanawha Co, WV; Jefferson District; Fairview; taken on 12 Jun 1900; Page 86A;
Image 19 of 27; Family #191/195.
Listed as Ziba R. Adkins; age 57; born in WV; married 31 yrs; 6 children; in household of
hundand, David K. Adkins.


Minnie J. Adkins

1. 1880 Census, Kanawha Co, WV; Jefferson District; taken on 14 Jun 1880; Page 283A; Image
28 of 46; Family #295/297.
Listed as Minnie J. Adkins; age 10; born in WV; single; at home; in household of father,
Kemper Adkins.
2. 1900 Census, Kanawha Co, WV; Jefferson District; Fairview; taken on 12 Jun 1900; Page 86A;
Image 19 of 27; Family #191/195.
Listed as Minnie Adkins; age 29; born in Jun 1870 in WV; single; in household of father, David K.
Adkins.


Austin F. Adkins

1. 1880 Census, Kanawha Co, WV; Jefferson District; taken on 14 Jun 1880; Page 283A; Image
28 of 46; Family #295/297.
Listed as Austin F.. Adkins; age 8; born in WV; single; at home; in household of father,
Kemper Adkins.
2. 1900 Census, Kanawha Co, WV; Jefferson District; Fairview; taken on 12 Jun 1900; Page 86A;
Image 19 of 27; Family #191/195.
Listed as Austin Adkins; age 26; born in 1873 in WV; single; farm laborer; in household of father,
David K. Adkins.


Thomas J. Adkins

1. 1880 Census, Kanawha Co, WV; Jefferson District; taken on 14 Jun 1880; Page 283A; Image
28 of 46; Family #295/297.
Listed as Thomas J.. Adkins; age 6; born in WV; single; at home; in household of father,
Kemper Adkins.
2. 1900 Census, Kanawha Co, WV; Jefferson District; Fairview; taken on 12 Jun 1900; Page 86A;
Image 19 of 27; Family #191/195.
Listed as Thomas Adkins; age 25; born in Feb 1875 in WV; single; farm laborer; in household of father,
David K. Adkins.


Matilda Susan Adkins

1. 1880 Census, Kanawha Co, WV; Jefferson District; taken on 14 Jun 1880; Page 283A; Image
28 of 46; Family #295/297.
Listed as Matilda S. Adkins; age 3; born in WV; single; at home; in household of father,
Kemper Adkins.
2. 1900 Census, Kanawha Co, WV; Jefferson District; Fairview; taken on 12 Jun 1900; Page 86A;
Image 19 of 27; Family #191/195.
Listed as Susan Adkins; age 23; born in Feb 1875 in WV; single;; in household of father,
David K. Adkins.


Edith Adkins

1. 1880 Census, Kanawha Co, WV; Jefferson District; taken on 14 Jun 1880; Page 283A; Image
28 of 46; Family #295/297.
Listed as Edith Adkins; age 6 mons; born in WV; single; at home; in household of father,
Kemper Adkins.
2. 1900 Census, Kanawha Co, WV; Jefferson District; Fairview; taken on 12 Jun 1900; Page 86A;
Image 19 of 27; Family #191/195.
Listed as Edith Adkins; age 21; born in Feb 1879 in WV; single;; in household of father,
David K. Adkins.


Ayler Adkins

1. 1900 Census, Kanawha Co, WV; Jefferson District; Fairview; taken on 12 Jun 1900; Page 86A;
Image 19 of 27; Family #191/195.
Listed as Ayler Adkins; age 19; born in Feb 1881 in WV; single; farm laborer in household of father,
David K. Adkins.
2. Kanawha Co, WV; WW I Draft Registration Card #2775; 12 Sep 1918; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Ayler Adkins; age 33; born 17 Nov 1885; living at RFD 1, St Albans, WV; farmer; nearest relative
Zibba Adkins, RFD 1, St. Albans, WV; 5' 6" tall; with stout build; gray eyes and dark hair
3. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Awler Adkins
Gender: Male
Birth Date: 7 Dec 1882
Birth Place: Browns Creek, West Virginia
Father: Kemper Adkins
Mother: Zibbie Adkins
SSN: 234809614
Notes: 27 Feb 1976: Name listed as AWLER ADKINS"
4. Kanawha Co, WV; Death Certificate #66 016530; WV Archives Web Site.
Ayler Adkins; age 83; born 7 Dec 1884 in St. Albans, WV; single; never married; farmer; living at
RFD #1, St. Albans, WV; son of Kember and Zibbie Adkins; died 21 Nov 1966 at his residence;
due to arteriosclerotic heart disease; buried 24 Nov 1966 in Family Cemetery, St. Albans, WV;
informant, Cecil Perry, RFD #1, St. Albans, WV.
5. Find A Grave Index, 1600s-Current; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name:
Ayler Adkins
Birth Date:
7 Dec 1884
Birth Place:
Saint Albans, Kanawha County, West Virginia, United States of America
Death Date:
21 Nov 1966
Death Place:
Saint Albans, Kanawha County, West Virginia, United States of America
Cemetery:
Adkins Family Cemetery
Burial or Cremation Place:
Saint Albans, Kanawha County, West Virginia, United States of America
Has Bio?:
Y
URL:
https://www.findagrave.com/mem... "


George Owen Adkins

1. Fayette Co, WV; Marriage Registry; Vol #__(1924); Page 1; Line #30; WV Archives Web Site.
George O. Adkins; age 31; born in Stanley, KY; single; life insurance (salesman?); living in Welch, WV;
son of William B. and Carrie Lee; married on 28 Aug 1924 at Fayetteville, WV; Sadie Buchanan; age
21; born in McDowell Co, WV; living at Welch, WV; daughter of Eda and Sarah.


Sadie Buchanan

1. Fayette Co, WV; Marriage Registry; Vol #__(1924); Page 1; Line #30; WV Archives Web Site.
George O. Adkins; age 31; born in Stanley, KY; single; life insurance (salesman?); living in Welch, WV;
son of William B. and Carrie Lee; married on 28 Aug 1924 at Fayetteville, WV; Sadie Buchanan; age
21; born in McDowell Co, WV; living at Welch, WV; daughter of Eda and Sarah.
2. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name:
Sadie Buchanan Adkins
[Sadie Adkins]
[Sadie Buchanan Buchanan]
Gender:Female
Race:White
Birth Date:22 Sep 1902
Birth Place:Elkhorn Mcdo, West Virginia
Death Date:26 Mar 1991
Father:Edward Buchanan
Mother:Sarah E Ratcliff
SSN:234664013
Death Certificate Number:00000000000000000000004557
Notes:Mar 1959: Name listed as SADIE BUCHANAN ADKINS;
22 May 1998: Name listed as SADIE ADKINS"