McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families

Notes


Carrine Graves

1. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Website.
"Name: Carrine Handy [Carrine Graves]
Gender: Female
Race: Black
Birth Date: 26 May 1919
Birth Place: McDowell, West Virginia [Arlington, West Virginia]
Death Date: 12 Jan 2003
Father:
Robert Graves
Mother:
Blanche Martin
SSN: 222205554
Notes: Jun 1951: Name listed as CARRINE HANDY"


John Pocs

1. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1999"; 1999; By Geneva Steel, Tom
Hatcher and Sandra Long; "John and Elizabeth Pocs Gall"; Article; Page 147; submitted by Esther
Sebastian, Berwind, WV 24815.


Esther Farkas

1. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1999"; 1999; By Geneva Steel, Tom
Hatcher and Sandra Long; "John and Elizabeth Pocs Gall"; Article; Page 147; submitted by Esther
Sebastian, Berwind, WV 24815.


Allen James Rivette

1. Virginia, U.S., Marriage Records, 1936-2014; Ancestry.com Website.
"Name: Allen James Rivette
Gender: Male
Race: White
Age: 21
Birth Date: abt 1931
Marriage Registration Place: Norfolk, Virginia, USA
Marriage Date: 5 Jul 1952
Marriage Place: Portsmouth, Virginia, USA
Father: Joseph Eugene Rivette
Mother: Odile Moreau
Spouse: Norma Jeanne Marrs "


Norma Jeanne Marrs

1. Virginia, U.S., Marriage Records, 1936-2014; Ancestry.com Website.
"Name: Norma Jeanne Marrs
Gender: Female
Race: White
Age: 21
Birth Date: abt 1931
Marriage Registration Place: Norfolk, Virginia, USA
Marriage Date: 5 Jul 1952
Marriage Place: Portsmouth, Virginia, USA
Father: John Samuel Marrs
Mother: Katherine Bailey
Spouse: Allen James Rivette
Certificate Number: 1952020413"
2. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Website.
"Name: Norma Jeanne Marrs [Norma Jeanne Rivette] [Norma Rivette]
Gender: Female
Race: White
Birth Date: 18 Jan 1931
Birth Place: War McDowell, West Virginia
Death Date: 20 Jan 1997
Father:
John S Marrs
Mother:
Katherine G Bailey
SSN: 232440794
Notes: Nov 1945: Name listed as NORMA JEANNE MARRS;
Nov 1952: Name listed as NORMA JEANNE RIVETTE;
30 Jan 1997: Name listed as NORMA J RIVETTE"


Leonard Clyde Otey

1. 1880 Census, Floyd Co, VA; 39th Enumeration District; taken 15 Jun 1880; Page 384C; Image 31
of 59; Family #261/263.
Listed as Leonard C. Otey; age 8; born in VA; in household of father Joshua W. Otey.
2. Virginia, Select Marriages, 1785-1940; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Leonard C. Otey
Gender: Male
Age: 22
Birth Date: 1872
Marriage Date: 20 Apr 1894
Marriage Place: Montgomery Co., Virginia
Father: Joshua Otey
Mother: Sarah Otey
Spouse: Flora Bishop
FHL Film Number: 2048462"
3. 1910 Census, Pulaski Co, VA; Newburn District; Newbern; taken 22 Apr 1910; Page 87B; Image 29
of 31; Family #21/21.
Listed as Leonard C. Otey; age 36; born in VA; married once for 16 yrs; general work carpenter;
head of household.
4.1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Northfork District; Crumpler; taken 2/3 Jan 1920; Page 188B;
Image 2 of 50; Family #16/17.
Listed as Leonard C. Otey; age 47; born in VA; married; house carpenter; head of household.
5. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Northfork District; Crumpler; taken 21 Apr 1930; Page 55A; Image
37 of 56; Family #37/38.
Listed as Leonard C. Otey; age 57; born in VA; married at 22; carpenter; head of household.
6. Mercer Co, WV; Death Certificate #'67 016498; WV Archives Web Site.
Leonard Clyde Otey; age 95; born 15 Apr 1872 in Floyd Co, VA; widowed; retired carpenter; living at
Bluewell, WV; son of Joshua W. and Sarah A. (Showalter) Otey; died 29 Oct 1967 in Bluewell, WV;
due to terminal lobar pneumonia following generalized infirmaties senile; buried 31 Oct 1967 in
Woodlawn Cemetery, Bluewell, WV; informant, Fred Otey, Bluewell, WV.
7. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by F. Hylton; 23 Jun 2016.
"Leonard Clyde Otey
Birth 15 Apr 1872
Floyd County, Virginia, USA
Death 29 Oct 1967 (aged 95)
Bluewell, Mercer County, West Virginia, USA
Burial
Woodlawn Memorial Park
Bluewell, Mercer County, West Virginia, USA "

Additional Information Posted:
"Name Leonard C. Otey
Birth Date 1872
Age 22
Spouse's Name Flora Bishop
Spouse's Birth Date 1872
Spouse's Age 22
Event Date 20 Apr 1894
Event Place Montgomery Co., Virginia
Father's Name Joshua Otey
Mother's Name Sarah Otey
Spouse's Father's Name O. Bishop
Spouse's Mother's Name Cath. Bishop"

"Bluefield Daily Telegraph"; Bluefield, VA; 30 & 31 Oct 1967; Newspaper Obit.
"Leonard Otey
"Dies At Age 95

"Leonard Clyde Otey, 95, of Bluewell, died Sunday night at his home. He had been ill for several weeks, recentley bed-fast. His illness went into pneumonia, from which he died Sunday at 9 p.m.

"He was a native of Floyd County, Va., and was a retired carpenter.

"Survivors include four sons, Fred Otey of the home in Bluewell; Clyde Otey of Princeton, Bill Otey of
Yucca Valley, Calif., and Clifton Otey of Cucumber, and three daughters, Mrs. Helen Morrison of Sarasota, Fla., Mrs. Elsie Ritchie of princeton and Mrs. Eula Tankersley of Bluewell.

"Several Grandchildren and great-grandchildren also survive.

"Mrs. Otey was preceded in death by Ernest G. Otey, a son who was president of the First National Bank of Bluewell.

"Funeral arrangements are incomplete. The body is at Cravens-Shires Funeral Home in Bluewell."
______________

"Otey, Leonard Clyde, 95 of Bluewell: Today at 3:30 p.m. at Cravens-Shires Funeral Home at Bluewell with Rev. D. Homer Stewart officiating. Burial in Woodlawn Cemetery at Bluewell. He was a son of the late Joshua W. and Sarah A. Showalten Otey."


Flora Alice Bishop

1. 1880 Census, Montgomery Co, VA; 56th Enumeration District; taken 18 Jun 1880; Page 491B;
Image 34 of 36; Family #268/278.
Listed as Flora A. Bishop; age 7; born in VA; in household of father, Obediah Bishop.
2. Virginia, Select Marriages, 1785-1940; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Flora Bishop
Gender: Female
Age: 22
Birth Date: 1872
Marriage Date: 20 Apr 1894
Marriage Place: Montgomery Co., Virginia
Father: O. Bishop
Mother: Cath. Bishop
Spouse: Leonard C. Otey
FHL Film Number: 2048462"
3. 1910 Census, Pulaski Co, VA; Newburn District; Newbern; taken 22 Apr 1910; Page 87B; Image 29
of 31; Family #21/21.
Listed as Flora Otey; age 36; born in VA; married once for 16 yrs; 8 children; all living; in household
of husband, Leonard C. Otey.
4.1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Northfork District; Crumpler; taken 2/3 Jan 1920; Page 188B;
Image 2 of 50; Family #16/17.
Listed as Flora A. Otey; age 47; born in VA; married; in household of husband, Leonard C. Otey.
5. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Northfork District; Crumpler; taken 21 Apr 1930; Page 55A; Image
37 of 56; Family #37/38.
Listed as Flora Otey; age 57; born in VA; married at 22; in household of husband, Leonard C. Otey.
6. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #14880; WV Archives Web Site.
Mrs. Flora Alice Otey; age 74 yrs, 8 mons, 14 days; born 12 Mar 1872 in Floyd Co, VA; married; wife
of L.C. Otey, age 74; housewife; living at Crumpler, WV; daughter of unlisted parents; died 28 Nov
1946 at Crumpler, WV; due to coronary thrombosis; buried 30 Nov 1946 in Woodlawn Cemetery,
Bluefield (sic, Bluewell), WV; informant, C.B. Otey, Crumpler, WV.
7. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by F. Hylton; 23 Jun 2016.
" Flora Alice Bishop Otey
Birth 12 Mar 1872
Floyd County, Virginia, USA
Death 28 Nov 1946 (aged 74)
Crumpler, McDowell County, West Virginia, USA
Burial
Woodlawn Memorial Park
Bluewell, Mercer County, West Virginia, USA"

Additional Information Posted:
"Bluefield Daily Telegraph"; Bluefield, WV; 30 Nov 1956; Newspaper Obit.
"Mrs. Flora Otey, Mother of Local Banker, Succumbs
"Last Rites will be conducted Sarurday afternoon at 1 o'clock at the Crumpler Methodist church for Mrs. Flora Bishop Otey, 74, who died at her home in Crumpler Thursday evening at 7 o'clock after a prolonged illnes of a heart condition.

"The Rev. N.W. Looney, pastor of the church, will be in charge, assisted by the Rev. W.S. Barbery, of Iaeger. Burial will be held in Woodlawn cemetery.

"She was born on March 12, 1872 in Floyd county, Virginia. She was married to E.(sic, L.) C. Otey, also of Floyd county, in 1893, and is survived by the following sons and daughters:

"Mrs. Everett Tankersley, Mrs. Frank Morrison and Miss Elsie Otey, all of Crumpler.

"E.G, Otey, of Bluefield, C.W. Otey, Costa Mesa, Calif.; Cosby M. Otey, Welch; Cloyde (sic, Clyde), Frank, Fred and Clifton Otey, all of Crumpler.

"She is also surviveded one sister, Mrs. Lillie Otey, of Christensburg, Va. and fifteen grandchildren."


Lura M. Otey

1. 1910 Census, Pulaski Co, VA; Newburn District; Newbern; taken 22 Apr 1910; Page 87B; Image 29
of 31; Family #21/21.
Listed as Lura Otey; age 14; born in VA; in household of father, Leonard C. Otey.
2.1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Northfork District; Crumpler; taken 2/3 Jan 1920; Page 188B;
Image 2 of 50; Family #16/17.
Listed as Laura M. Otey; age 23; born in VA; single; public school teacher; in household of father,
Leonard C. Otey.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #1816; WV Archives Web Site.
Luria Otey; age 24 yrs, 3 mons, 9 days; born 29 Mar 1896 in VA; single; teacher; daughter of L.C. and
Flora (Bishop) Otey; died 15 Feb 1920 at Crumpler, WV; due to tuberculosis; buried 17 Feb 1920 at
Crumpler, WV; informant, M.H. Tabor, MD, Crumpler, WV.


Charles William Otey

1. Pulaski Co, VA; Delayed Birth Certificate #10704; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Charles William Otey; born 13 Apr 1899 in Pulaski, VA; son of Leonard Clyde Otey, age 27; born in
Floyd Co, VA; and Flora Alice Bishop; age 37; born in Floyd Co, VA; certified by Flora Alice Otey,
Crumpler, WV; age 73; signed by Charles William Otey, 2807 Villa Way, Newport Beach, CA; 14 Apr
1945.
2. 1910 Census, Pulaski Co, VA; Newburn District; Newbern; taken 22 Apr 1910; Page 87B; Image 29
of 31; Family #21/21.
Listed as Willie Otey; age 10; born in VA; in household of father, Leonard C. Otey.
3.1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Northfork District; Crumpler; taken 2/3 Jan 1920; Page 188B;
Image 2 of 50; Family #16/17.
Listed as Charles W. Otey; age 20; born in VA; single; house carpenter; in household of father,
Leonard C. Otey.


Helen A. Otey

1.1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Northfork District; Crumpler; taken 2/3 Jan 1920; Page 188B;
Image 2 of 50; Family #16/17.
Listed as Helen A. Otey; age 6; born in VA; in household of father, Leonard C. Otey.
2. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Northfork District; Crumpler; taken 21 Apr 1930; Page 55A; Image
37 of 56; Family #37/38.
Listed as Helen Otey; age 16; born in VA; single; in household of father, Leonard C. Otey.


Elsie J. Otey

1.1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Northfork District; Crumpler; taken 2/3 Jan 1920; Page 188B;
Image 2 of 50; Family #16/17.
Listed as Elsie J. Otey; age 3 yrs, 10 mons; born in WV; in household of father, Leonard C. Otey.
2. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Northfork District; Crumpler; taken 21 Apr 1930; Page 55A; Image
37 of 56; Family #37/38.
Listed as Elsie Otey; age 14; born in WV; single; in household of father, Leonard C. Otey.


Louis Papp

1. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Northfork District; Ashland; taken 22 Jan 1920; Page 205B; Image
35 of 50; Family #331/347.
Listed as Loui; age 34; born in Hungary; married; alien; emigrated to US in 1914; coal miner;
boarder in household of Mike Korocskoy.
2. West Virginia, Naturalization Records, 1814-1991; LDS Web Site vis Ancestry.com Web Site.
Louis Popp; age 53; born 22 Jun 1885 in Nyer, Bertek, Hungary; single; miner; living at PO Box 29,
Northfork, WV; 5'8" tall; 145 lbs, brown eyes, brown hair; fair complexion; tatoo marks on left hand;
previously made a declaration at Elyria, OH on 10 Mar 1919; last foreign address Suzanna, Major,
Hungary; emigrated to US from Hamburg Germany to New York, NY on 7 Dec 1921 as Lajos Papp;
aboard the SS Olympic; have three children: Elizabeth born 17 Sep 1911; Louis, born 12 May 1914
and Pearl, born 2 Jan 1922; all born in Suzanna, Major Hungary where they still live; signed 3 May
1939 at Welch, WV.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #7996; WV Archives Web Site.
Louie Papp; age 56; born in Hungary in 1885; divorced; coal miner; living at Northfork, WV; son of
Joe and __ Papp; died 6 Jun 1941 in Stevens Clinic, Welch, WV; due to carcinoma of stomach;
buried 8 Jun 1941 in Woodlawn, Bluefield, WV (sic, Woodlawn Memorial Park, Bluewell, WV);
informant, John Harsanzi, Northfork, WV.
4. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by Emile and Charlotte; 21 Mar 2014.
"Louis Popp
BIRTH 1885
Hungary
DEATH 6 Jun 1941 (aged 55-56)
Welch, McDowell County, West Virginia, USA
BURIAL
Woodlawn Memorial Park
Bluewell, Mercer County, West Virginia, USA
MEMORIAL ID 126684211"


William Ross Sackett

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1965); Page 372; WV Archives Web Site.
William Ross Sackett; age 22; born 3 Dec 1942 in Ciccinnati, OH; divorced; one previous marriage;
living at 4031 Grove Ave, Norwood, OH; son of Charles Edward and Emma (Goodwin) Sackett;
married on 4 Jul 1965 in Davy, WV; Margaret Marie Johnson; age 17; born 17 Mar 1948 in
McComas, WV; single; no previous marriage; living at Box 32, Davy, WV; daughter of John W. and
Gracie (Adkins) Johnson; with consent of Gracie Johnson, mother of Margaret Marie Johnson;
father deceased.


Margaret Marie Johnson

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1965); Page 372; WV Archives Web Site.
William Ross Sackett; age 22; born 3 Dec 1942 in Ciccinnati, OH; divorced; one previous marriage;
living at 4031 Grove Ave, Norwood, OH; son of Charles Edward and Emma (Goodwin) Sackett;
married on 4 Jul 1965 in Davy, WV; Margaret Marie Johnson; age 17; born 17 Mar 1948 in
McComas, WV; single; no previous marriage; living at Box 32, Davy, WV; daughter of John W. and
Gracie (Adkins) Johnson; with consent of Gracie Johnson, mother of Margaret Marie Johnson;
father deceased.


John Anderson Justice

1. 1910 Census, Buchanan Co, VA; Rock Lick District; taken 29 Apr 1910; Page 167A; Image 19 of 66;
Family #140/140.
Listed as Anderson Justice; age 30; born in VA; married once for 6 yrs; farmer; head of household.


Rosa A.

1. 1910 Census, Buchanan Co, VA; Rock Lick District; taken 29 Apr 1910; Page 167A; Image 19 of 66;
Family #140/140.
Listed as Rosie Justice; age 25; born in VA; married once for 6 yrs; 3 children, all living; in household
of husband, John Anderson Justice.


Mandy Justice

1. 1910 Census, Buchanan Co, VA; Rock Lick District; taken 29 Apr 1910; Page 167A; Image 19 of 66;
Family #140/140.
Listed as Mandy Justice; age 3; born in VA; in household of father, John Anderson Justice.


Stella Justice

1. 1910 Census, Buchanan Co, VA; Rock Lick District; taken 29 Apr 1910; Page 167A; Image 19 of 66;
Family #140/140.
Listed as Stella Justice; age 2; born in VA; in household of father, John Anderson Justice.


Leonard "Junior" Rose

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1956); Page 113; WV Archives Web Site.
Leonard Rose; age 19; born and living in Fanrock, WV; single; son of Frank and Lear Rose; married
on 11 Jan 1956 in Baileysville, WV; Audrey Short; age 18; born and living in Fanrock, WV; single;
daughter of Herbert and Delcie Short.
2. Stafford Funeral Home; Lynco, WV; Posted Obit.
"Leonard "Junior" Rose, 83, of Fanrock, WV went home to be with the Lord on Friday August 9, 2019 at his
home. He was born on March 11, 1936 in Huff Creek, WV a son of the late Frank and Lear Lester Rose. In
addition to his parents he is preceded in death by his first wife Audry Rose; five sisters Elsie Moss, Mae
Nester, Helen Morgan, Ann Lacy and Agnes Hurley; and a brother Burl Rose. Survivors include his loving
wife of seven years Clarie Johnson Rose; three daughters Patricia Rife of Johnson City, TN, Tammy Smith
of Fanrock and Sharon (Robert) Butcher of Sevierville, TN; a son Leonard Rose of Fanrock; a sister Juanita
Roberts of Fanrock; six grandchildren Allen (Autumn) Rife, Brandon (Tennille) Ratliff, Whitney Rose, Elijah
Smith, Amanda Butcher and Emily Butcher; three great grandchildren Morgan Rife, Cole Rife and Lincoln
Ratliff; and a host of other loving family and friends. Funeral services will be held at 12PM on Wednesday
August 14th in the Chapel of Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV with Rev. Gary Walker officiating.
He will be laid to rest in the Swope Farm Cemetery, Indian Creek, WV. Friends may gather with the family
from 6-9PM on Tuesday August 13th at the funeral home. Pallbearers will be family and friends. The family
is being served by the Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV."


Claris Lea Johnson

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records, Vol #__(1957); Page 15; WV Archives Web Site.
Donald Fite; age 21; born and living at Brier, WV; single; son of Jessie and Zelma Fite; married on
22 May 1957 at Baileysville, WV; Claris Lee Johnson; age 19; born and living at Pineville, WV; single;
daughter of Sam and Ida Johnson.
2. U.S. Public Records Index, 1950-1993, Volume 2; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Claris Fite
Address: 130 Hc 65 Box
Residence Place: Fanrock, West Virginia, USA
Zip Code: 24834"