McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families and Individuals

Notes


Samuel Buster Taylor

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Volume #__(1943); Page 255; WV Archives Web Site.
Samuel B. Taylor; age __; born in Worth, WV; single; colored; living at Capels, WV; married on 24
Sep 1943 at Capels, WV; Louise Young; age 20; born in Mohegan, WV; single; colored; living at
Capels, WV
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Volume #__(1958); Page 360; WV Archives Web Site.
Samuel Buster Taylor; age 43; born in Worth, WV; colored; divorced; living at Capels, WV; married
on 30 Jul 1958 in Welch, WV; Emma Louise Young; age 34; born in Mohegan, WV; single; colored;
living at Capels, WV


Emma Louise Young

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Volume #__(1943); Page 255; WV Archives Web Site.
Samuel B. Taylor; age __; born in Worth, WV; single; colored; living at Capels, WV; married on 24
Sep 1943 at Capels, WV; Louise Young; age 20; born in Mohegan, WV; single; colored; living at
Capels, WV
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Volume #__(1958); Page 360; WV Archives Web Site.
Samuel Buster Taylor; age 43; born in Worth, WV; colored; divorced; living at Capels, WV; married
on 30 Jul 1958 in Welch, WV; Emma Louise Young; age 34; born in Mohegan, WV; single; colored;
living at Capels, WV


Berton Wise Kemp

1, McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1949); Page 475; WV Archives Web Site.
Berlon Wise Kemp; age 22; born and living in Kimball, WV; single; married on 4 Sep 1949 at Big
Four, WV; Cosby Elizabeth Kilby; age 17; born in Welch, WV; single; living in Kimball, WV; with
consent of Naoma Kilby, mother of Cosby Elizabeth Kilby.
2. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by MOW; 4 Jul 2013.
"Elder Berlon Wise Kemp
Birth 18 Mar 1927
West Virginia, USA
Death 13 Jun 1994 (aged 67)
Roanoke County, Virginia, USA
Burial
White Oak Grove Church Cemetery
Floyd County, Virginia, USA"

Additional Information Posted:
"US NAVY
WORLD WAR II
h/o Cosby Kilby Kemp"


Cosby Elizabeth Kilby

1, McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1949); Page 475; WV Archives Web Site.
Berlon Wise Kemp; age 22; born and living in Kimball, WV; single; married on 4 Sep 1949 at Big
Four, WV; Cosby Elizabeth Kilby; age 17; born in Welch, WV; single; living in Kimball, WV; with
consent of Naoma Kilby, mother of Cosby Elizabeth Kilby.
2. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Cosby Elizabeth Kilby
[Cosby Elizabeth Kemp]
[Cosby Kemp]
Gender: Female
Race: White
Birth Date: 18 Oct 1931
Birth Place: Welch McDowe, West Virginia
Death Date: 5 Mar 2002
Father: Isaac W Kilby
Mother: Naomi C Burcham
SSN: 233449963
Notes: Jul 1946: Name listed as COSBY ELIZABETH KILBY;
Feb 1957: Name listed as COSBY ELIZABETH KEMP;
16 Mar 2002: Name listed as COSBY E KEMP"
3. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by Linda Lenhard; 13 Oct 2016.
" Cosby Elizabeth Kilby Kemp
Birth 18 Oct 1931
Virginia, USA
Death 5 Mar 2002 (aged 70)
Floyd County, Virginia, USA
Burial
White Oak Grove Church Cemetery
Floyd County, Virginia, USA'

Additional Information Posted:
(Obit picture posted)


Lonnie Bert Lester

1. Russell Co, VA; Marriage License #69-047430; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Lonnie Bert Lester; age 24; born 14 Aug 1945 in WV; single; this is his 1st marriage; 2 yrs HS
education; living at Box 761, Wilcoe, WV; son of Fred and Hazel (Harria) Lester; married on 26 Nov
1969 in Lebanon, VA; Opal McClanahan; maiden name, Vencill; age 39; born 18 Aug 1930 in WV;
divorced; this is her 3rd marriage; 8th grade education; living at General Delivery, Bartley, WV;
daughter of Earl and Annie (Welch) Vencill.
2. Russell Co, VA; Marriage License #76-013981; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Lonnie Bert Lester; age 30; born 14 Aug 1945 in Wilcoe, WV; divorced; this is his 2nd marriage; 1 yr
HS education; living at Mill Creek Trailer Court, Bartley, WV; son of Fred and Hazel (Harris Lester;
married in 22 Apr 1976 in lebanon, VA; Opal Lester; maiden name Vencill; age 45; born 18 Aug
1930 in Bartley, WV; divorced; this is her 4th marriage; 8th grade education; living at Mill Creek
Trailer Park, Bartley, WV; daughter of Earl R. and Anna (Welch) Vencill.
3. U.S. Public Records Index, 1950-1993, Volume 1; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Lonnie B Lester
Birth Date: 14 Aug 1945
Address: PO Box 3284, Concord, NC, 28025-0005 (1992)
[4937 Buckboard Cir, Concord, NC, 28025-8234]
[2748 Barnfield Rd # 45, Concord, NC, 28025-8223 (1992)] "
4. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Lonnie Bert Lester
[Lonnie B Lester]
Gender: Male
Race: White
Birth Date: 10 Aug 1945
Birth Place: Wilcoe MacDo, West Virginia
[Wilcoe, West Virginia]
Death Date: 28 Mar 2003
SSN: 232706063
Notes: Aug 1961: Name listed as LONNIE BERT LESTER;
09 Apr 2003: Name listed as LONNIE B LESTER"
4. Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Lonnie B. Lester
SSN: 232-70-6063
Last Residence:
24836 Gary, Mcdowell, West Virginia, USA
Born: 14 Aug 1945
Died: 28 Mar 2003
State (Year) SSN issued: North Carolina or West Virginia (1960-1961)"


Opal Ray Vencill

1. Russell Co, VA; Marriage License #4276; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Coy leonard McClanahan; age 23; born in Galax, VA; single; no occupation; living at Gary, WV; son
of Leonard and Gladys (Snow) McClanhan; married on 10 Feb 1958 in Lebanon, VA; Opal Smith;
maiden name Vencil; age 27; born in Bartley, WV; divorced; one previous marriage; living at Bartley,
WV; daughter of Earl and Annie (Welch) Vencil.
2. Russell Co, VA; Marriage License #69-047430; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Lonnie Bert Lester; age 24; born 14 Aug 1945 in WV; single; this is his 1st marriage; 2 yrs HS
education; living at Box 761, Wilcoe, WV; son of Fred and Hazel (Harria) Lester; married on 26 Nov
1969 in Lebanon, VA; Opal McClanahan; maiden name, Vencill; age 39; born 18 Aug 1930 in WV;
divorced; this is her 3rd marriage; 8th grade education; living at General Delivery, Bartley, WV;
daughter of Earl and Annie (Welch) Vencill.
3. Russell Co, VA; Marriage License #76-013981; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Lonnie Bert Lester; age 30; born 14 Aug 1945 in Wilcoe, WV; divorced; this is his 2nd marriage; 1 yr
HS education; living at Mill Creek Trailer Court, Bartley, WV; son of Fred and Hazel (Harris Lester;
married in 22 Apr 1976 in lebanon, VA; Opal Lester; maiden name Vencill; age 45; born 18 Aug
1930 in Bartley, WV; divorced; this is her 4th marriage; 8th grade education; living at Mill Creek
Trailer Park, Bartley, WV; daughter of Earl R. and Anna (Welch) Vencill.
4. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Opal Ray Vencil
[Opal Ray Smith]
[Opal Smith]
[Opal McClanahan]
[Opal Lester]
Gender: Female
Race: White
Birth Date: 18 Aug 1930
Birth Place: Bartley Mcdo, West Virginia
Death Date: 8 Apr 1998
Father: Earl A Vencil
Mother: Anna E Welch
SSN: 234428503
Notes: Jul 1944: Name listed as OPAL RAY VENCIL;
Jan 1950: Name listed as OPAL RAY SMITH;
Jul 1956: Name listed as OPAL SMITH;
Nov 1959: Name listed as OPAL MCCLANAHAN;
Dec 1969: Name listed as OPAL LESTER"
5. North Carolina, Death Indexes, 1908-2004; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Opal Vencil Lester
[Opal Vencil Vencil]
Gender: Female
Race: White
Hispanic Origin: Non-Hispanic
Marital status: Married
Social Security Number: 234428503
Father's Last Name: Vencil
Age: 67 Years
Date of Birth: 18 Aug 1930
Residence City: Concord
Residence County: Cabarrus
Residence State: North Carolina
Residence Zip Code: 28027
Education: 8th grade
Date of Death: 8 Apr 1998
Death City: Concord
Death County: Cabarrus
Death State: North Carolina
Cause of Death: Chronic airway obstruction, not elsewhere classified
institution: Residence
Attendant: Physician
Burial Location: Removal out-of-state
Recorded Date: 15 Apr 1998
Source Vendor: North Carolina State Center for Health Statistics"
6. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by F. Hylton; 25 Jun 2011.
" Opal V Lester
Birth 18 Aug 1930
Death 8 Apr 1998 (aged 67)
Burial
Grandview Memory Gardens
Bluefield, Tazewell County, Virginia, USA"


Burns Keaton

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1924); Page 321; WV Archives Web Site.
Burns Keaton' age 24; born in Carter Co, KY; single; miner; living at Yukon, WV; "parents dead";
married on 31 Mar 1924 in Yukon, WV; Polly Dunford; age 17; born in McDowell Co, WV; single;
daughter of (father deceased) and Lizzie


Polly Dunford

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1924); Page 321; WV Archives Web Site.
Burns Keaton' age 24; born in Carter Co, KY; single; miner; living at Yukon, WV; "parents dead";
married on 31 Mar 1924 in Yukon, WV; Polly Dunford; age 17; born in McDowell Co, WV; single;
daughter of (father deceased) and Lizzie


Earl R. Vencill

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1929); Page 36; WV Archives Web Site.
Earl Vencill; age 22; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; miner; living at Bartley, WV; son of Thomas
and Lena; married on 2 Nov 1929 in Welch, WV; Anna Welch; age 22; born in McDowell Co, WV;
single; daughter of S?. and Ruth.


Anna Welch

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1929); Page 36; WV Archives Web Site.
Earl Vencill; age 22; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; miner; living at Bartley, WV; son of Thomas
and Lena; married on 2 Nov 1929 in Welch, WV; Anna Welch; age 22; born in McDowell Co, WV;
single; daughter of S?. and Ruth.


James Legato

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Davy; taken on 9 Apr 1930; Page 85B;
Image 42 of 48; Family #35/60.
Listed as James Legato; age 22; born in WV; in household of father, Antiono Legato.
2. Cabell Co, WV; Marriage Register; Vol #__(1934); Page 192; Line #10; WV Archives Web Site.
James Legata; age 25; born and living in McDowell Co, WV; married on 21 Jun 1934 in Huntington,
WV; Miss Maxine Trent; age 21; born in Mercer Co, WV; living in Cabell Co, WV.


Maxine Cherokee Trent

1. Cabell Co, WV; Marriage Register; Vol #__(1934); Page 192; Line #10; WV Archives Web Site.
James Legata; age 25; born and living in McDowell Co, WV; married on 21 Jun 1934 in Huntington,
WV; Miss Maxine Trent; age 21; born in Mercer Co, WV; living in Cabell Co, WV.


Byrd Mitchell

1. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Big Creek Township, taken on 21 Jun 1900, Page 84A, Family #203.
Listed as Bird Mitchell, age 6 months, in Nov 1899, in household of father, Daniel Mitchell.
2. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Big Creek District, taken on 7 May 1910, Page 205A, Family #318.
Listed as Bird Mitchell, age 10, born in WV, in household of father, Daniel Mitchell.
3. "WV Marriages, 1853-1970"; McDowell Co, WV; LDS Web Site.
Byrd Mitchell married Mary Rose in 1919 in McDowell Co, WV.
4. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; Coalwood Road; taken on 7 May 1930;
Page 78B; Family #34/34.
Listed as Byrd Mitchell; age 29; born in WV; married at 18; timberman in coal mine;
head of household.
5, Russell Co, VA; Marriage License #2067; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Byrd Mitchell; age 56; born in Caretta, WV; widowed; one previous marriage; miner; living at
Warriormines, WV' son of Dan and Vica (Hicks) Mitchell; married on 26 Jan 1955 at Lebanon, VA;
Rosa Lea Beckner; maiden name Rose Dove; age 45; born in Gary, WV; widow; one previous
marriage; housekeeper; living at Avondale, WV; daughter of All and Paty (Holdren) Dove.
6. McDowell Co, WV Web Site; McDowell Cemeteries, "Big Creek II Cemetery",
www.mcdowellwv.com/cemeteries/bigcreekcem-2cem.html.
Byrd Mitchell; born on 20 Oct 1899; died on 6 Jun 1989; buried here.


Rosa L. Dove

1. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Davy; taken on 7 Jan 1920; Page 237A;
Image 19 of 37; Family #192/195.
Listed as Rosa L. Dove; age 11; born in WV; in household of father, Allen R. Dove.
2, Russell Co, VA; Marriage License #2067; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Byrd Mitchell; age 56; born in Caretta, WV; widowed; one previous marriage; miner; living at
Warriormines, WV' son of Dan and Vica (Hicks) Mitchell; married on 26 Jan 1955 at Lebanon, VA;
Rosa Lea Beckner; maiden name Rose Dove; age 45; born in Gary, WV; widow; one previous
marriage; housekeeper; living at Avondale, WV; daughter of All and Paty (Holdren) Dove.