McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV; Families and Individuals

Notes


Thomas "Tom" Rowe

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.


Victoria Gall

1. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1995"; 1995; By Geneva Steel, Tom
Hatcher, Christine C. McGuire and Sandra Long; "The William East Family"; Article; Page 141;
submitted by Angela East, Coalwood, WV 24824.


Amy Rowe

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.


Lindsey Rowe

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.


Donald Jerry Tolley

1. Tazewell Co, VA; Marriage Certificate #14118; VA Marriage Records, 1936-2014; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Donald Jerry Tolley; age 21; born at Havaco, WV; single; no previous marriages; living aat Havaco, WV; son
of Herman and Mary (Creggar) Tolley; married on 14 May 1953 in Tazewell Co, VA; Irene Elizabeth Barber;
age 25; born and living at Gary, WV; single; no previous marriage; daughter of Lawrence and Julia (Sironko)
Barber.


Irene Elizabeth Barber

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkins District; Ream; E.D. #24-5; taken on 22 Apr 1940; Page 96A;
Image 33 of 70; Household #135.
Listed as Irene Barber; age 12; born in WV; 6th grade education; attending school; lived in same
place on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Lawrence Barber.
2. Tazewell Co, VA; Marriage Certificate #14118; VA Marriage Records, 1936-2014; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Donald Jerry Tolley; age 21; born at Havaco, WV; single; no previous marriages; living aat Havaco, WV; son
of Herman and Mary (Creggar) Tolley; married on 14 May 1953 in Tazewell Co, VA; Irene Elizabeth Barber;
age 25; born and living at Gary, WV; single; no previous marriage; daughter of Lawrence and Julia (Sironko)
Barber.
3. Social Security Death Index, Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Irene E. Tolley
SSN: 234-40-5230
Last Residence:
24382 Wytheville, Wythe, Virginia, USA
BORN: 4 Nov 1927
Died: 19 May 1988
State (Year) SSN issued: West Virginia (Before 1951)"
4. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Irene Elizabeth Barber
[Irene Elizabeth Tolley]
[Irene Tolley]
SSN: 234405230
Gender: Female
Race: White
Birth Date: 4 Nov 1927
Birth Place: Gary McDowel, West Virginia
Death Date: 19 May 1988
Father: Lawrence Barber
Mother: Julia Sironko
Type of Claim: Original SSN.
Notes: Nov 1943: Name listed as IRENE ELIZABETH BARBER; Apr 1954: Name listed as IRENE ELIZABETH TOLLEY; 03 Jun 1988: Name listed as IRENE E TOLLEY..."


Robert Harvey Woodard

1. Russell Co, VA; Marriage License #37186; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Robert Harvey Woodard; age 19; born in Lynchburg, VA; single; factory worker; living at Caretta, WV;
son of C.R. and Martha (Widner) Woodard; married on 22 Dec 1958 in Lebanon, VA; Mary Ann Delph;
age 19; born in Caretta, WV; single; store clerk; living at Caretta, WV; daughter of Roy and Alvia (Hicks)
Delph.


Mary Ann Delph

1. Russell Co, VA; Marriage License #37186; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Robert Harvey Woodard; age 19; born in Lynchburg, VA; single; factory worker; living at Caretta, WV;
son of C.R. and Martha (Widner) Woodard; married on 22 Dec 1958 in Lebanon, VA; Mary Ann Delph;
age 19; born in Caretta, WV; single; store clerk; living at Caretta, WV; daughter of Roy and Alvia (Hicks)
Delph.
2. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Mary Anne Delph
[Mary Anne Woodard]
[Mary Woodard]
Gender: Female
Race: White
Birth Date: 4 Feb 1939
Birth Place: Caretta Mcdo, West Virginia
Death Date: 1 Aug 2002
Father: Roy Delph
Mother: Elvia Hicks
SSN: 236582352
Notes: May 1955: Name listed as MARY ANNE DELPH;
08 Dec 1974: Name listed as MARY ANNE WOODARD;
08 Aug 2002: Name listed as MARY A WOODARD"


Raymond Eugene Leake Jr

1. Russell Co, VA; Marriage License #21455; Ancestry.com Website.
Raymond Eugene Leake, Jr; age 22; born in Huntington, WV; single; living in Honaker, VA; son of
Raymond and Vivian Mae (Meadows) Leake; married on 13 Jul 1957 in Lebanon, VA; Sylvia
Loretta Hicks; age 28; born in Caretta, WV; single; living in Honaker, VA; daughter of Bud and Cora
(Baker) Hicks.


Sylvia Louette Hicks

1. Ancestry.com Web Site, Harman Baker Search, 8 Sep 2002, submitted by
Trena (_______), trenasmail620@yahoo.com.
Cora Baker; daughter of Harman and Viney Right Baker; married Clayburn "Bud"
Hicks; children: John Lundy, Byrd, Ballard, Raymond Nash, Sylvia, Ethel,
Walter, Manis and Mose.
2. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Big Creek District, taken on 7 May 1930, Page 78B, Family #32.
Listed as Sylvia Hicks, age 3 yrs, 4 months, born in WV, in household of father, Clayborn Hicks.
3. Russell Co, VA; Marriage License #21455; Ancestry.com Website.
Raymond Eugene Leake, Jr; age 22; born in Huntington, WV; single; living in Honaker, VA; son of
Raymond and Vivian Mae (Meadows) Leake; married on 13 Jul 1957 in Lebanon, VA; Sylvia
Loretta Hicks; age 28; born in Caretta, WV; single; living in Honaker, VA; daughter of Bud and Cora
(Baker) Hicks.
4. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Sylvia Louetta Leake [Sylvia Leake] [Sylvia Louetta Hicks]
Gender: Female
Race: White
Birth Date: 2 Dec 1928
Birth Place: Big Creek Mc, West Virginia
Death Date: Mar 1992
Father:
Bud Hicks
Mother:
Cora B Baker
SSN: 236865628
Notes: Mar 1969: Name listed as SYLVIA LOUETTA LEAKE;
30 Apr 1992: Name listed as SYLVIA LEAKE "


Randy Davis Bolen

1. Russell Co, VA; Marriage License #78 009429; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Randy Davis Bolen; age 23; born 25 Nov 1954 in Kendallville, IN; this his is 1st marriage; 9th grade
education; living at 215 Calvin , Calvin, Noble Co, IN; son of Gathie and Rose (Pierce) Bolen; married
on 28 Mar 1978 in Russell Co, VA; Sharon Kay leake; age 19; born 3 Apr 1958 in Grundy, VA; divorced;
this is her 2nd marriage; first marriage ended 28 Dec 1977; 12th grade education; living at Box 159,
Cucumber, WV; daughter of Raymond and Sylvia (Hicks) Leake.


Sharon Kay Leake

1. Russell Co, VA; Marriage License #78 009429; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Randy Davis Bolen; age 23; born 25 Nov 1954 in Kendallville, IN; this his is 1st marriage; 9th grade
education; living at 215 Calvin , Calvin, Noble Co, IN; son of Gathie and Rose (Pierce) Bolen; married
on 28 Mar 1978 in Russell Co, VA; Sharon Kay leake; age 19; born 3 Apr 1958 in Grundy, VA; divorced;
this is her 2nd marriage; first marriage ended 28 Dec 1977; 12th grade education; living at Box 159,
Cucumber, WV; daughter of Raymond and Sylvia (Hicks) Leake.


Gethie Bolen

1. WWII Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Gethie Bolen
Gender: Male
Race: White
Age: 26
Relationship to Draftee: Self (Head)
Birth Date: 6 Aug 1914
Birth Place: Bolyn, Kentucky, USA
Residence Place: Caretta, Mcdowell, West Virginia, USA
Registration Date: 16 Oct 1940
Registration Place: Caretta, Mcdowell, West Virginia, USA
Employer: Jacob's Fork Pocahontas Coal Co
Weight: 170
Complexion: Ruddy
Eye Color: Brown
Hair Color: Black
Height: 5 9
Next of Kin: Rosa Bolen
Household Members:
Name Relationship
Gethie Bolen Self (Head)
Rosa Bolen Wife"
2. Russell Co, VA; Marriage License #77-009479; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Gethie Bolen; age 62; born 6 Aug 1914 in KY; divorced; this is his 2nd marriage; 2nd grade
education; living at Berwind, WV; son of S.B. and Tempie (South) Bolen; married on 4 Mar 1977 in
the Lebanon Memorial United Methodist Church, Lebanon, VA; Bessie Marie Bolen; maiden name
Keene; age 43; bor 8 Apr 1933 in McDowell Co, WV; divorced; this is her 2nd marriage; 8th grade
education; living at Berwind, WV; daughter of Harper and Martha (Lester) Keene.
3. Russell Co, VA; Marriage License #80-014991; Ancestry,com Website.
Gethie Bolen; age 65; born 6 Aug 1914 in KY; divorced; this is his 5th marriage; last marriage ended
7 Jun 1968; 2nd grade education; living at General delivery, Berwind, WV; son of James S. and
Tempie Jane (Mills) Bolen; married on 18 Apr 1980 in Lebanon, VA; Lucy Louise Hicks; age 19; born
12 Jun 1961 in Welch, WV; this is her 1st marriage; 8th grade education; living at General Delivery,
War, WV; daughter of Perry Gene and Shirley Ann (Rose) Hicks.
4. Virginia, U.S., Marriage Records, 1936-2014; Ancestry.com Website.
"Name: Gethie Bolen
Gender: Male
Race: White
Age: 68
Birth Date: 6 Aug 1914
Marriage Registration Place: Russell, Virginia, USA
Marriage Date: 24 May 1983
Marriage Place: Russell, Virginia, USA
Father: James S Bolen
Mother: Tempie Jane Mills
Spouse: Nancy Pearl Hutton Rose
Certificate Number: 1983020981"
5. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Gethie Bolen
Gender: Male
Race: White
Birth Date: 6 Aug 1914
Birth Place: Bolen, Kentucky
[Bolen|]
Death Date: 29 Nov 2005
Claim Date: 3 May 1973
Father: James S Bolen
Mother: Tempie J Mills
SSN: 235057307
Citizenship or Alien Status: U.S. citizen.
Type of Claim: Duplicate request; evidence of identity only submitted.
Notes: 05 Mar 1991: Name listed as GETHIE BOLEN"
5. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by Johnny Wogoman; 10 Jul 2011.
" Gethie Bolen
Birth 6 Aug 1914
Death 29 Nov 2005 (aged 91)
Burial
Noah Bolen Cemetery
Knott County, Kentucky, USA
Memorial ID 73170380"


Lucy Louise Hicks

1. Russell Co, VA; Marriage License #80-014991; Ancestry,com Website.
Gethie Bolen; age 65; born 6 Aug 1914 in KY; divorced; this is his 5th marriage; last marriage ended
7 Jun 1968; 2nd grade education; living at General delivery, Berwind, WV; son of James S. and
Tempie Jane (Mills) Bolen; married on 18 Apr 1980 in Lebanon, VA; Lucy Louise Hicks; age 19; born
12 Jun 1961 in Welch, WV; this is her 1st marriage; 8th grade education; living at General Delivery,
War, WV; daughter of Perry Gene and Shirley Ann (Rose) Hicks


Daniel Matney

1. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Matney cemetery, Hurley, Buchanan Co, VA; submitted by Phil Holden;
23 Sep 2012.
Daniel Matney; born in Mar 1864 in Buchanan Co, VA; died 5 May 1939 in Buchana Co, VA; buried here;
no grave marker photo shown;
"Daniel was age 75, son of Joseph & Pricy Smith Matney.
He was married to Angeline Justus on Aug 7 1888
They had 4 known Children: Louise Matney Ferrell, Garfield Matney, Liza Jane Matney Justus & Wiley Matney.

"Family links:
Spouse:
Angeline Justus Matney (1868 - 1950)*

"Children:
Joseph Matney (1894 - 1967)*
Stewart Matney (1897 - 1966)*
Louise Matney Ferrell (1901 - 1978)*
Garfield Matney (1904 - 1979)*

*Calculated relationship..."


Angeline Justice

1. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Matney cemetery, Hurley, Buchanan Co, VA; submitted by Phil Holden;
23 Sep 2012.
Angeline Justus Matney; born in May 1868 in Buchanan Co, VA; died in Jul 1950 in Buchanan Co, VA;
buried here; no grave marker photo shown;
"Angeline was age 82, daughter of William Wiley & Louisa Eliza Blankenship Justus.
She was married to Daniel Matney on Aug 7 1888.
They had 4 known children: Louise Matney Ferrell, Garfield Matney, Wiley Matney & Eliza Jane Matney Justus.

"Family links:
Spouse:
Daniel Matney (1864 - 1939)

"Children:
Joseph Matney (1894 - 1967)*
Stewart Matney (1897 - 1966)*
Louise Matney Ferrell (1901 - 1978)*
Garfield Matney (1904 - 1979)*

*Calculated relationship..."


Perry Newton Creed

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1942); Page 458; WV Archives Web Site.
Perry Newton Creed; age 30; born in Tazewell Co, VA; single; living at Bandy, VA; married on
22 Jul 1942 at Avondale, WV; Mary Addair; age 23; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; living at
Avondale, WV.


Mary Beatrice Addair

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Sandy River District, taken on 21 Apr 1930, Page 194A, Family #348.
Listed as Mary Addair, age 11, born in WV, in household of father, Samuel F. Addair.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1942); Page 458; WV Archives Web Site.
Perry Newton Creed; age 30; born in Tazewell Co, VA; single; living at Bandy, VA; married on
22 Jul 1942 at Avondale, WV; Mary Addair; age 23; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; living at
Avondale, WV.
3. Buchanan Co, VA; Marriage License #80-004808; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Henry Stewart Helton; age 70; born 13 May 1909 in VA; widowed; this was his 2nd marriage; last
marriage ended 5 Jul 1977; 2nd grade education; living at Avondale, McDowell Co, WV; son of John
Wasper and Jenny (Wise) Helton; married on 11 Feb 1980 at Grundy, VA; Mary Beatress Creed;
maiden name Adaire; age 61; born 23 Aug 1918 in WV; widow; this was her 2nd marriage; last
marriage ended 31 Dec 1978; 6th grade education; living at Box 116, Raysal, McDowell Co, WV;
daughter of Sammy and Lydia (Deskins) Adaire.


John Wesley Helton

1. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Russell memorial cemetery, Lebanon, Russell Co, VA; submitted by
Sheila Compton Ramsey, maintained by brettc14.
John Wesley Helton; born in 1872 in Washington Co, VA; died 18 Jul 1958 in Corn Valey, Russell
Co, VA; buried here; double grave marker photo shown with 2nd wife, Bertha Belle McCracken..


Bertha Belle McCracken

1. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Russell memorial cemetery, Lebanon, Russell Co, VA; submitted by
Sheila Compton Ramsey; 6 May 2011; maintained by brettc14.
Bertha Belle McCracken Helton; born in 1888; died in 1955; buried here; double grave marker
photo shown with husband, John Wesley Helton.