McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families

Notes


Dennis H. Roberts

1. Fanning Funeral Home; Iaeger, WV; Posted Obit.
"Dennis H. Roberts, 68, of Ritter Hollow, near Avondale, WV, passed away Wednesday June 14, 2017 at his residence. Dennis was born April 12, 1949 a son of Bessie May Jones Roberts and the late Claude Luther Roberts. He was a retired coal miner and a United States Army Veteran.

"In addition to his father, Claude Luther Roberts, Dennis was preceded in death by his wife, Sherry L. Roberts; one son, Oliver S. Stanley Jr; one sister, Deborah Roberts Auville; one brother, Charles Luther Roberts.

"In addition to his mother, Bessie Roberts, those Left to cherish his memory are one daughter, Sabrina and Charles Mullins of Iaeger, WV; one son, Timothy and wife Tonya Roberts of Rock, WV; daughter-in-law, Tammie Stanley Carpenter of Hickory, NC; four sisters, Christine and the late Joseph Jones of Avondale, WV, Esther and Darrell Yates of Indiana , Barbara “Bobbi” Addair and companion Kavan Dixon of Indiana, and Hazel and Larry Addair of Grapevine, WV; two brothers, Larry and Kay Roberts of Thompson Valley, VA, and Dewey Stinson of Indiana; one brother-in-law, Speddy and Teresa Auville of Coon Branch, near Iaeger, WV; three granddaughters, Alyssa and Dustin Bishop, Katelyn Roberts, and Farrah Mullins; two grandsons, Brandon and Amy Stanley and James T. Roberts; two great granddaughters, Makayla and Addison; one great grandson, Creed. Dennis also had a host of in-laws and friends that he loved and called family.

"In horning the wishes of the deceased his body has been cremated. A memorial services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Saturday, June 17, 2017 at the Independent Church of God in Ritter Hollow, near Avondale, WV, with Reverend Danny Bowles officiating. Military rites will be conducted by the VFW Post # 1144...."


Sherry Lynn

1. United States Public Records, 1970-2009; LDS Web Site.
"Name Sherry Lynn Roberts
Residence Date 01 Mar 1988-01 Jan 2009
Residence Place Avondale, West Virginia, United States
Birth Date 11 Nov 1949
Address Avondale, West Virginia 24811
Address Date 01 Mar 1988-01 Jan 2009
Record Number 171294330"


Charles H. Gearhart Sr

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1928); Page 42; WV Archives Web Site.
Charles H. Gearhart; age 26; born in Roanoke, VA; single; clerk; living at Welch, WV; son of
G.W. and L.; married on 6 Jan 1928 at Welch, WV; Virginia E. Kyle; age 22; born in Carroll Co,
VA; single; daughter of G.P. and B.


Virginia E. Kyle

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1928); Page 42; WV Archives Web Site.
Charles H. Gearhart; age 26; born in Roanoke, VA; single; clerk; living at Welch, WV; son of
G.W. and L.; married on 6 Jan 1928 at Welch, WV; Virginia E. Kyle; age 22; born in Carroll Co,
VA; single; daughter of G.P. and B.


Willie Caldwell

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1931); Page 397; WV Archives Web Site.
Willia Caldwell; age 23; born in Nashville, TN; single; black; miner; living at Capels, WV; son of Ed
and ______; married on 14 Oct 1931 in Hemphill, WV; Bernice Travis; age 17; born in McDowell Co,
WV; single; black; living in Capels, WV; daughter of Alex and ______.
2. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Bernice Virginia Caldwell
[Bernice Caldwell]
[Bernice Virginia Travis]
Gender: Female
Race: Black
Birth Date: 22 Sep 1917
Birth Place: Gary, West Virginia
Death Date: 22 Feb 1994
Father: Alexander Travis
Mother: Bertha Callahan
SSN: 292342300
Notes: Jun 1956: Name listed as BERNICE VIRGINIA CALDWELL;
03 Mar 1994: Name listed as BERNICE CALDWELL"
1. WWII Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Willie Caldwell
Gender: Male
Race: Black
Age: 31
Relationship to Draftee: Self (Head)
Birth Place: Prospect, Tennessee, USA
Birth Date: 13 Mar 1909
Residence Place: Capels, Mcdowell, West Virginia, USA
Registration Date: 26 Oct 1940
Employer: Kingston Pocahontas Coal Co
Weight: 163
Complexion: Dark Brown
Eye Color: Brown
Hair Color: Black
Height: 5 11
Next of Kin: Bernice Caldwell
Household Members:
Name Relationship
Willie Caldwell Self (Head)
Bernice Caldwell Wife"


Bernice Virginia Travis

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1931); Page 397; WV Archives Web Site.
Willia Caldwell; age 23; born in Nashville, TN; single; black; miner; living at Capels, WV; son of Ed and
______; married on 14 Oct 1931 in Hemphill, WV; Bernice Travis; age 17; born in McDowell Co, WV;
single; black; living in Capels, WV; daughter of Alex and ______.
2. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Bernice Virginia Caldwell
[Bernice Caldwell]
[Bernice Virginia Travis]
Gender: Female
Race: Black
Birth Date: 22 Sep 1917
Birth Place: Gary, West Virginia
Death Date: 22 Feb 1994
Father: Alexander Travis
Mother: Bertha Callahan
SSN: 292342300
Notes: Jun 1956: Name listed as BERNICE VIRGINIA CALDWELL;
03 Mar 1994: Name listed as BERNICE CALDWELL"


Joe Frank Siddle

1. North Carolina Birth Index, 1800-2000; LDS Web Site.
"Name Frank Siddle
Event Type Birth
Event Date 15 Apr 1886
Event Place Rockingham, North Carolina
Gender Male
Race Black
Father's Name Major Siddle
Mother's Name Lucy Cornwell
Source Reference 11"
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1915); Page 99; WV Archives Web Site.
Frank Siddle; age 30; born in Rockingham Co, NC; single; machinist; black; son of Major and
Lucy; married on 25 Aug 1915 in Kimball, WV; Sadie Moyer; age 25; born in Rockingham Co,
NC; single; black; daughter of Walter and Sallie.
3. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Kimball; taken 4 Apr 1930; Page 24A;
Image 7 of 30; Family #66/68.
Listed as Frank Siddle; age 44; born in NC; married at 29; Negro; coal miner; head of household.
4. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #'58 009432; WV Archives Web Site.
Joe Frank Siddle; age 71; born 18 (sic, 15) Apr 1887 (sic, 1886) in Rockingham Co, NC; married;
colored; miner; SS#232-14-8807; living at Kimball, WV; son of Major and Lucy (Corner, sic. Cornwell)
Siddle; died 13 Jun 1958 at Kimball, WV; due to cerebral hemorrhagh generalized arterosclerosis;
buried 17 Jun 1958 in Oak Grove Cemetery, Bluewell, WV; informant, Sarah Siddle, Kimball, WV


Sadie Moyer

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1915); Page 99; WV Archives Web Site.
Frank Siddle; age 30; born in Rockingham Co, NC; single; machinist; black; son of Major and
Lucy; married on 25 Aug 1915 in Kimball, WV; Sadie Moyer; age 25; born in Rockingham Co,
NC; single; black; daughter of Walter and Sallie.
2. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Kimball; taken 4 Apr 1930; Page 24A;
Image 7 of 30; Family #66/68.
Listed as Sarah Siddle; age 42; born in NC; married at 27; Negro; in household of husband,
Frank Siddle.


Athalene Daisy Cline

1. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, Clear Fork District; taken on 14 Apr 1930; Page 170B; Family #114.
Listed as Athleen Cline, age 8, born in WV, in household of father, Powell Cline.
2. 1940 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Clearfork District; Guyan; E.D. 55-7; Page 149B; Image 16 of 48;
Household #108.
Listed as Athaline Cline; age 18; born in WV; 8th grade education; lived in same house on 1
Apr 1935; in household of father, Powell Cline.
3. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Atheline Daisy Cline
[Atheline Dazy Cline]
[Atheline Cline]
Gender: Female
Race: White
Birth Date: 10 Nov 1921
Birth Place: Simon Wyomin, West Virginia
Death Date: Aug 1993
Father: Powell Cline
Mother: Nancy Walls
SSN: 234282573
Notes: Dec 1939: Name listed as ATHELINE DAISY CLINE;
May 1973: Name listed as ATHELINE DAZY CLINE;
16 Sep 1993: Name listed as ATHELINE D CLINE"


Lincoln Shaffer

1. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #13204; WV Archives Web Site.
Lincoln Shaffer; age 60; born 1 May 1890 in Greenup Co, KY; married; coal miner; living at Hemphill,
WV; son of John and Jane Shaffer; died 30 Sep 1950 in Welch Emergency Hospital, Welch, WV; due
to acute coronary occlsuion with silicosis and myocarditis; buried 3 Oct 1950 in Iaeger Memorial,
informant, J.R. Shaffer.
2. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 20 Dec 2013.
Lincoln Shaffer; born 1 May 1890; died 30 Sep 1950; buried here; double headstone photo shown;
with wife Maude Duncan Shaffer; death certificate posted;
"Family links:
" Parents:
John Milton Shaffer (1862 - 1922)
Mary Jane Gillum Shaffer (1862 - 1943)

" Spouse:
Maude Shaffer (1895 - 1975)*

" Children:
Ethel M Martin (1914 - 1970)*
Harold E. Shaffer (1917 - 1918)*
John Ralph Shaffer (1923 - 1966)*
Betty Jane Tramel (1926 - 1995)*
Janis Lorraine Shaffer Sironko (1930 - 2000)*

" Siblings:
Carrie Shavers Rigsby (1888 - 1932)*
Pearlie Shavers (1888 - 1890)*
Lincoln Shaffer (1890 - 1950)
Ethel Shaffer (1892 - 1913)*
Cora May Shaffer Evans (1896 - 1966)*
Hazel S. Collins (1898 - 1979)*
Rance Shaffer (1900 - 1944)*
Clyde Shaffer (1903 - 1937)*
Charles Shavers (1905 - 1974)*"


Maude Duncan

1. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 20 Dec 2013.
Maude Shaffer; born 14 Sep 1895; died 22 Oct 1975; buried here; double headstone photo shown with
husband, Lincoln Shaffer.