McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Familes and Individuals

Notes


Paul Elkins

1. 1930 Census, Logan Co, WV; Logan District; Omar; taken on 12 Apr 1930; Page 36B; Image 32 of 43;
Family #351/357.
Listed as Paul Elkins; age 1 yr, 1 mon; born WV; in household of father, Millard Elkins.
2. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Erin; E.D. 24-40; aken on 18 Apr 1940; Page
790A; Image 19 of 36; Houshold #121.
Listed as Paul Steele; age 11; born in WV; 4th grade education; attending school; lived in same house
on 1 Apr 1935; in household of step-father, Millard F. Elkins.
3. McDowell Co, WV' Marriage Records; Vol #__(1949); Page 407; WV Archives Web Site.
Paul Elkins; age 20; born in Omar, WV; single; living at Roderfield, WV; married on 31 Jan 1949 at War,
WV; Wvelyn Crabtree; age 17; born in Caretta, WV; single; living at War, WV; with consent of Grace Elkins,
mother of Paul Elkins; and Mrs. V. H. Crabtree, mother of Evelyn Crabtree.


Evelyn Crabtree

1. McDowell Co, WV' Marriage Records; Vol #__(1949); Page 407; WV Archives Web Site.
Paul Elkins; age 20; born in Omar, WV; single; living at Roderfield, WV; married on 31 Jan 1949 at War,
WV; Wvelyn Crabtree; age 17; born in Caretta, WV; single; living at War, WV; with consent of Grace Elkins,
mother of Paul Elkins; and Mrs. V. H. Crabtree, mother of Evelyn Crabtree.


Jack C. Smith

1. 1920 Census, Smyth Co, VA; Rich Valley District; taken on 8 Jan 1920; Page 154A; Image 9 of 18;
Family #71/72.
Listed as Jack C. Smith; age 65; born in VA; widowed; farmer; head of household.


Lillea Smith

1. 1920 Census, Smyth Co, VA; Rich Valley District; taken on 8 Jan 1920; Page 154A; Image 9 of 18;
Family #71/72.
Listed as Lillea Smith; age 38; born in VA; single; in household of father, Jack C. Smith


Aught Smith

1. 1920 Census, Smyth Co, VA; Rich Valley District; taken on 8 Jan 1920; Page 154A; Image 9 of 18;
Family #71/72.
Listed as Aught Smith; age 25; born in VA; single; laborer; in household of father, Jack C. Smith


Carrie Smith

1. 1920 Census, Smyth Co, VA; Rich Valley District; taken on 8 Jan 1920; Page 154A; Image 9 of 18;
Family #71/72.
Listed as Carrie Smith; age 17; born in VA; single; in household of father, Jack C. Smith


Joseph "Joe" Smith

1. 1920 Census, Smyth Co, VA; Rich Valley District; taken on 8 Jan 1920; Page 154A; Image 9 of 18;
Family #71/72.
Listed as Joe Smith; age 15; born in VA; in household of father, Jack C. Smith


Ruby Smith

1. 1920 Census, Smyth Co, VA; Rich Valley District; taken on 8 Jan 1920; Page 154A; Image 9 of 18;
Family #71/72.
Listed as Ruby Smith; age 13; born in VA; in household of father, Jack C. Smith


Owen Smith

1. 1920 Census, Smyth Co, VA; Rich Valley District; taken on 8 Jan 1920; Page 154A; Image 9 of 18;
Family #71/72.
Listed as Owen Smith; age 9; born in VA; in household of father, Jack C. Smith


Glenn Smith

1. 1920 Census, Smyth Co, VA; Rich Valley District; taken on 8 Jan 1920; Page 154A; Image 9 of 18;
Family #71/72.
Listed as Glenn Smith; age 7; born in VA; in household of father, Jack C. Smith


Comuel Smith

1. 1920 Census, Smyth Co, VA; Rich Valley District; taken on 8 Jan 1920; Page 154A; Image 9 of 18;
Family #71/72.
Listed as Comuel Smith; age 5; born in VA; in household of father, Jack C. Smith


Mae Smith

1. 1920 Census, Smyth Co, VA; Rich Valley District; taken on 8 Jan 1920; Page 154A; Image 9 of 18;
Family #71/72.
Listed as Mae Smith; age 2 yrs, 1 mon; born in VA; in household of father, Jack C. Smith


Sherman Smith

1. 1920 Census, Smyth Co, VA; Rich Valley District; taken on 8 Jan 1920; Page 154A; Image 9 of 18;
Family #71/72.
Listed as Sherman Smith; age 2 mons; born in VA; in household of father, Jack C. Smith


George H. Richardson

1. Marion Co, WV; Marriage Registry; Vol #__(1865); Page 28; Line 60; WV Archives Web Site.
George H. Richardson; age nearly 21; born and living in Monongalia Co, WV; single; farmer; son of
William and Lanar?; married on 8 Aug 1865 in Marion Co, WV; Anna E. Swearingen; age 18;
born and living in Marion Co, WV; single; daughter of Thornton and Julia A.
2. 1880 Census, Marion Co, WV; Palatine; taken on __Jun 1880; Page 365D; Image 8 of 14;
Family #68/73.
Listed as George H. Richardson; age 35; born in WV; married; carpenter; head of household.
3. Marion Co, WV; Marriage records; Vol #__(1911); Page 86; WV Archives Web Site.
George H. Richardson; age 66; born in Monongalia Co, WV; farmer; living in Fairmont, WV;
married on 1 Jun 1911 in Fairmont, WV; Minnie L. Crawford; age 49; born in Harrison Co, WV.


Anna E. Swearingen

1. Marion Co, WV; Marriage Registry; Vol #__(1865); Page 28; Line 60; WV Archives Web Site.
George H. Richardson; age nearly 21; born and living in Monongalia Co, WV; single; farmer; son of
William and Lanar?; married on 8 Aug 1865 in Marion Co, WV; Anna E. Swearingen; age 18;
born and living in Marion Co, WV; single; daughter of Thornton and Julia A.
2. 1880 Census, Marion Co, WV; Palatine; taken on __Jun 1880; Page 365D; Image 8 of 14;
Family #68/73.
Listed as Anna E. Richardson; age 33; born in WV; married; in household of husband, George H.
Richardson.


Charles Q. Richardson

1. 1880 Census, Marion Co, WV; Palatine; taken on __Jun 1880; Page 365D; Image 8 of 14;
Family #68/73.
Listed as Charles Q. Richardson; age 12; born in WV; in household of father, George H.
Richardson.


Earnest E. Richardson

1. 1880 Census, Marion Co, WV; Palatine; taken on __Jun 1880; Page 365D; Image 8 of 14;
Family #68/73.
Listed as Earnest E. Richardson; age 6; born in WV; in household of father, George H.
Richardson.
2. U.S., Headstone Applications for Military Veterans, 1925-1963; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Ernest E. Richardson; enlisted 27 Mar 1918; honorably discharged 7 Jul 1919; Private, 828th Co;
Transportation Corps; state, North Carolina; died 3 Jan 1919; Catholic; buried in Iaeger Memorial
Roderfield, WV; ship to H,O, O'Neal, 40 Lindon St, Welch, WV; signed by Rebecca O'Neal, 23 Apr 1938;
40 Lindon Street, Welch, WV.
3. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 28 Jun 2014.
Earnest E. Richardson; born unknown; died 3 Jan 1919; buried here; headstone photos shown;
"North Carolina * PVT 828 Co * TRANS. CORPS".


Louis Rich

1. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; North Fork District; Algoma; taken on 24 Jan 1920; Page 161A;
Image 38 of 44; Family #422/422.
Listed as Louis Rich; age 5; born in PA; in household of father, Ralph Rich.
2. 1930 Census, mcDowell Co, WV; Northfork District; Rolfe Creek; taken on 15 Apr 1930; Page 79A;
Image 20 of 39; Family #286/299.
Listed as Louis Rich; age 19; born in WV; single; laborer in coal tipple; in household of father, Ralph Rich.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1931); Page 298; WV Archives Web Site.
Louis Rich; age 18; born in PA; single; miner; living at Worth WV; son of Ralph and Irene; married on 12
Sep 1931 in McDowell Co, WV; Ida Painter; age 21; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; daughter of
James and Pearl.
4. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #'67 011655; WV Archives Web Site via LDS Web Site.
Louis Rich; age 76; bin in Aug 1890 in Lithuania; widowed; retired miner; SS#235-18-6764;
living at Hemphill, WV; son of unknown parents; died 10 Aug 1967 in Grace Hospital, Welch,
WV; due to heptic coma; buried 11 Aug 1967 in Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, WV.
5. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
Kenneth Bowen; 16 May 2012.
Louis Rich; born in Aug 1890; died 10 Aug 1967; buried here; no grave marker photo shown.


Ida Paynter

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1931); Page 298; WV Archives Web Site.
Louis Rich; age 18; born in PA; single; miner; living at Worth WV; son of Ralph and Irene; married on 12
Sep 1931 in McDowell Co, WV; Ida Painter; age 21; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; daughter of
James and Pearl.


Charles Wilson Rhodes

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Davy; taken on 2 Apr 1930; Page 37B;
Image 4 of 58; Family #30/35.
Listed as Charles Rhoades; age 7; born in WV; in household of father, Charles R. Rhodes.
2. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Davy; E.D. 24-36; taken on 18 Apr 1940;
Page 726A; Image 11 of 48; Household #100.
Listed as Charles Rhodes, Jr; age 18; born in WV; 8th grade education; not attending school; lived
in same place on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Charles R. Rhodes..
3. U.S. WWII Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947: Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Charley Wilson Rhodes
Race: White
Relationship to Draftee: Self (Head)
Birth Place: Davy, West Virginia, USA
Birth Date: 27 Aug 1921
Residence: Davy, Mcdowell, West Virginia, USA
Registration Date: 16 Feb 1942
Occupation: Pond Creek Coal Co
Weight: 150
Complexion: Ruddy
Eye Color: Blue
Hair Color: Blonde
Height: 6
Next of Kin: Fannie Rhodes
Household Members:
Name Relationship
Charley Wilson Rhodes Self (Head"
4. U.S., World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"ame: Charley W Rhodes
Birth Year: 1921
Race: White, citizen (White)
Nativity State or Country: West Virginia
State of Residence: West Virginia

Enlistment Date: 22 Jul 1942
Enlistment State: West Virginia
Enlistment City: Huntington
Branch: Branch Immaterial - Warrant Officers, USA
Branch Code: Branch Immaterial - Warrant Officers, USA
Grade: Private
Grade Code: Private
Term of Enlistment: Enlistment for the duration of the War or other emergency, plus six months, subject to the discretion of the President or otherwise according to law
Component: Selectees (Enlisted Men)
Source: Civil Life

Education: Grammar school
Civil Occupation: Semiskilled miners, and mining-machine operators
Marital Status: Single, without dependents
Height: 70
Weight: 140"
5. U.S., Department of Veterans Affairs BIRLS Death File, 1850-2010; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Charlie Rhodes
Gender: Male
Birth Date: 27 Aug 1921
Death Date: 21 Nov 1972
SSN: 234285490
Branch 1: ARMY
Enlistment Date 1: 5 Aug 1942
Release Date 1: 27 Oct 1945"
6. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1946); Page 485; WV Archives Web Site.
Charlie W. Rhodes; age 23; born and living at Davy, WV; single; issued a license to marry on 28 May
1946 in McDowell Co, WV; Eunice Potter age 22; born in Pikeville, KY; single; living at Davy, WV; no
return by minister.
7. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1948); Page 222; WV Archives Web Site.
Charlie Wilson Rhodes, Jr; age 27; born and living at Davy, WV; single; married on 18 Sep 1948 at
Baileysville, WV; Blonnie Jeanette Short; age 25; born and living at Davy, WV; single;
8. Wyoming Co, WV Death Certificate #'72 018306; WV Archives Web Site via LDS Web Site.
Charlie Wilson Rhodes, Jr; age 51; born 27 Aug 1921 in WV; married; husband of Blonnie Short;
coal miner; SS#234-28-5490; served in WW II; living at Brenton, WV; son of Charlie R. and Fannie
(Davis) Rhodes, Sr; died 21 Nov 1972 at work in the Alpine Mine, Marianna, WV; due to coronary
occlusion; emboli; buried 25 Nov 1972 in Palm Memorial Gardens, Matheny, WV; informant,
Blonnie Rhodes.
9. FindAGrave.com Web Site; palm Memorial Gardens, Matheny, Wyoming Co, WV; submitted by
Patty Greene, 4 Nov 2008.
Charlie Wilson Rhodes, Jr; born 27 Aug 1821; died 21 Nov 1972; buried here; bo grave marker photo
shown."father of Mike Rhodes and Charlene (Rhodes) Maynard.


Blonnie Jeanette Short

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Welch; 904 McDowell St; taken on 2 Apr 1930; Page 247B;
Family #7/15.
Listed as Blonnie Short; age 6; born in WV; in household of father, Joseph Short.
2. 1940 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Baileysville District; E.D. 55-1; taken on 7 May 1940; Page 18A; Image 37 of 49;
Household #256.
Listed as Blonie Collins; age 16; born in WV; single; 2 yrs HS education; attending school; lived in same house
on 1 Apr 1935; in household of mother, Bessie Ford Short.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1948); Page 222; WV Archives Web Site.
Charlie Wilson Rhodes, Jr; age 27; born and living at Davy, WV; single; married on 18 Sep 1948 at
Baileysville, WV; Blonnie Jeanette Short; age 25; born and living at Davy, WV; single;
4. FindAGrave.com Web Site; palm Memorial Gardens, Matheny, Wyoming Co, WV; submitted by
Patty Greene, 11 Apr 2016.
Blonnie Jeanette Short Rhodes; born 11 Aug 1923; died 7 Apr 2016; buried here; no grave marker photo
shown; marriage license and obit posted.
"Blonnie J. Rhodes, 92, passed away Thursday, April 7, 2016, following a brief illness.

"Born August 11, 1923 in Brier Creek, WV, she was the daughter of the late Joseph "Joe" Short (1889-1931) and Bessie Ford-Short (1898-1963). Mrs. Rhodes got great satisfaction from serving as a volunteer for the American Red Cross. For the last twenty two years, she lived in Beckley and attended Memorial Baptist Church.

"In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Charlie Wilson Rhodes Jr. (1921-1972) whom she married on September 18, 1948 in Baileysville, Wyoming County, WV (per WV Marriage License Register, McDowell County, WV, 1948, Page 222, Application Date: September 13, 1948); her brothers, Bernie Short (1915-1917) and Darwin Short (1928-Deceased); her sisters, Georgie "Edna" Short-Collins-Schmierer (1918-1986) and Effie Beatrice Short (1920-1966); and a grandson, Kevin Davis (Deceased). She was the last surviving member of her immediate family.

"Those left to cherish her memory are her son, Mike Rhodes and wife, Jeanie of Brenton; daughter, Charlene Rhodes-Maynard and husband, Don of Lynco; grandchildren, Misty Willard, Christy Plumley and husband, Aaron, Brandon Rhodes; and great-grandchildren, Allyson and Grayson Plumley, AxL Rhodes and Shawna Davis.

"Visitation will be on Monday, April 11, 2016 from 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM at Evans Funeral Home, Route 10 Cook Parkway, Oceana, WV, followed by a service at 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM and burial at Palm Memorial Gardens, Matheny, WV...." .


Charles Douglas Rhodes

1. McDowell Co, WV; Death Registry; Browns Creek District; WV Archives web Site.
Charles Douglas Rhodes; age 3 hrs; born and died 11 Nov 1952 at Welch, WV; premature;
parents, Charles Willson and Bonnie (sic, Blonnie) (Short) Rhodes, Jr.
2. FindAGrave.com Web Site; iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 21 Jul 2014.
Charles Douglas Rhodes; born and died 11 Nov 1952; buried here; grave marker photo shown.


Harry Lewis Johnston

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; taken on 21 Apr 1930; Page 209A;
Family #284/360.
Listed as Harry Johnson; age 11 mons; born in WV; in household of father, Hamilton Johnston.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1948); Page 173; WV Archives Web Site.
Harry Lewis Johnston; age 26; born at Roderfield, WV; single; living at Mohegan, WV; married
on 30 Aug 1948 at Premier, WV; Mary Louise Rhodes; age 16; born and living at Davy, WV;
single; with consent of Fannie Rhodes, mother of Mary Louise Rhodes.


Mary Louise Rhodes

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Davy; E.D. 24-36; taken on 18 Apr 1940;
Page 726A; Image 11 of 48; Household #100.
Listed as Mary Lou Rhodes; age 8; born in WV; 2nd grade education; attending school; lived
in same place on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Charles R. Rhodes..
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1948); Page 173; WV Archives Web Site.
Harry Lewis Johnston; age 26; born at Roderfield, WV; single; living at Mohegan, WV; married
on 30 Aug 1948 at Premier, WV; Mary Louise Rhodes; age 16; born and living at Davy, WV;
single; with consent of Fannie Rhodes, mother of Mary Louise Rhodes.