McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Familie and Individuals

Notes


William Lee Preston Sr

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Northfork District; taken 14 Apr 1930; Page 28B; Image 30 of 45;
Family #279/291.
Listed as William L. Preston; age 5; born in WV; Negro; in household of father, George B. Preston.
2. WWII Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: William Lee Preston
Race: Black
Age: 18
Relationship to Draftee: Self (Head)
Birth Place: Gilliam, West Virginia, USA
Birth Date: 2 Jan 1923
Residence Place: Gilliam, Mcdowell, West Virginia, USA
Registration Date: 20 May 1941
Employer: Unemployed
Weight: 140
Complexion: Dark Brown
Eye Color: Brown
Hair Color: Black
Height: 5 4
Next of Kin: George B Preston
Household Members:
Name Relationship
William Lee Preston Self (Head)
George B Preston Father"
3. WWII Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: William Lee Preston
Race: Black
Age: 23
Relationship to Draftee: Self (Head)
Birth Place: Gilliam, West Virginia, USA
Birth Date: 2 Jan 1923
Residence Place: Gilliam, Mcdowell, West Virginia, USA
Registration Date: 15 Jan 1946
Employer: Unemployed
Weight: 155
Complexion: Dark Brown
Eye Color: Brown
Hair Color: Black
Height: 5 7
Next of Kin: Lizzie Preston
Household Members:
Name Relationship
William Lee Preston Self (Head)
Lizzie Preston Mother"
4. Tazewell Co, VA; Marriage License #12906; Ancestry.com Web Site.
William Lee preston; age 37; born in Gilliam, WV; divorced; colored; one previous marriage; zinc-
oxide chemical plant worker; living in Columbus, OH; son of George and Lizzie (Wright) Preston;
married on 19 May 1962 in Tazewell, VA; Nina Bishop Mashy; maiden name, Mosby; age 41; born
in Independence, VA; divorced; colored; one previous marriage; living in Columbus, OH, daughter of
James and Mamie (Jennings) Mosby.
5. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: William Lee Preston
[William L Preston]
Gender: Male
Race: Black
Birth Date: 2 Jan 1925
Birth Place: Gilliam Mcdo, West Virginia
Death Date: 24 May 1996
Father: George Preston
Mother: Lizzie Wright
SSN: 232441766
Notes: Jan 1946: Name listed as WILLIAM LEE PRESTON;
05 Jun 1996: Name listed as WILLIAM L PRESTON
6. Ohio, Death Records, 1908-1932, 1938-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Name: William Lee Preston Sr
Birth Date: 2 Jan 1925
Birth Place: West Virginia, United States
Gender: Male
Race: African American (Black)
Death Date: 24 May 1996
Death Time: 12:30 PM
Hospital of Death: Home
Death Place: Columbus, Franklin, Ohio, USA
Certificate: 045771
Age at Death: 71
Hospital Status: Other/Residence
Social Security Number: 232-44-1766
Father's Surname: Preston
Mother's Maiden Name: Weight
Marital Status: Married
Education: 11
Armed Forces Indicator: Yes
Branch of Service: Army
Industry of Decedent: Other primary metal industries
Occupation of Decedent: Machine operators, not specified
Census Tract: 7550
Primary Registration District: 2501"
7. Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: William L. Preston
SSN: 232-44-1766
Last Residence:
43219 Columbus, Franklin, Ohio, USA
BORN: 2 Jan 1925
Died: 24 May 1996
State (Year) SSN issued: North Carolina or West Virginia (Before 1951)"


Nina Bishop Mosby

1. Tazewell Co, VA; Marriage License #12906; Ancestry.com Web Site.
William Lee preston; age 37; born in Gilliam, WV; divorced; colored; one previous marriage; zinc-
oxide chemical plant worker; living in Columbus, OH; son of George and Lizzie (Wright) Preston;
married on 19 May 1962 in Tazewell, VA; Nina Bishop Mashy; maiden name, Mosby; age 41; born
in Independence, VA; divorced; colored; one previous marriage; living in Columbus, OH, daughter of
James and Mamie (Jennings) Mosby.


Thomas Allen Dalton

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1966); Page 90; WV Archives Web Site.
Thomas Allen Dalton; age 21; born 8 Jan 1945 in Welch, WV; single; no previous marriage; living at
612 McLain St, Dayton, OH; son of Hubert Patton and Lorena Virginia (Young) Dalton; married on
11 Jun 1966 in Superior, WV; Wanda Lee Belcher; age 21; born 12 May 1945 in Maitland, WV;
single; no previous marriage; daughter of William O. and Lillian (Belcher) Belcher.


Wanda Belcher

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1966); Page 90; WV Archives Web Site.
Thomas Allen Dalton; age 21; born 8 Jan 1945 in Welch, WV; single; no previous marriage; living at
612 McLain St, Dayton, OH; son of Hubert Patton and Lorena Virginia (Young) Dalton; married on
11 Jun 1966 in Superior, WV; Wanda Lee Belcher; age 21; born 12 May 1945 in Maitland, WV;
single; no previous marriage; daughter of William O. and Lillian (Belcher) Belcher.


John Lloyd Brewster

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1950); Page 255; WV Archives Web Site.
John Lloyd Brewster; age 22; born in Caretta, WV; single; living at War, WV; married on 19 Sep 1950
at Maitland, WV; Anna Bell Toler; age 17; born in Wyoming Co, WV; single; living in Welch, WV; with
consent of Mary Belcher; mother of Anna Bell Toler.


Anna Belle Toler

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1950); Page 255; WV Archives Web Site.
John Lloyd Brewster; age 22; born in Caretta, WV; single; living at War, WV; married on 19 Sep 1950
at Maitland, WV; Anna Bell Toler; age 17; born in Wyoming Co, WV; single; living in Welch, WV; with
consent of Mary Belcher; mother of Anna Bell Toler.


Morgan Dean Brewster

1. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #6233; WV Archives Web Site.
Morgan Dean Brewster age 3 days; born 16 Mar 1952 in Welch, WV; son of John Lloyd and Anna
Bell (Toler) Brewster; who live at Rt #1, Box 140, Welch, WV; died 19 Mar 1952 in Grace Hospital,
Welch, WV; due to premature infant; buried 20 Mar 1952 in Belcher Mt Cemetery.
2. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by Patty Greene; 26 Nov 2010.
" Morgan Dean Brewster
Birth 16 Mar 1952
Welch, McDowell County, West Virginia, USA
Death 19 Mar 1952 (aged 3 days)
Welch, McDowell County, West Virginia, USA
Burial
New Belcher Mountain Community Cemetery
McDowell County, West Virginia, USA "


David Linderman Ford

1. FindAGrave.com Website; submitted by Myra; 4 Mar 2014.
" David Linderman Ford
Birth 29 Jul 1938
Columbia, Richland County, South Carolina, USA
Death 3 Mar 2014 (aged 75)
Kershaw County, South Carolina, USA
Burial
Greenhaven Memorial Gardens
Richland County, South Carolina, USA
Memorial ID 125884157"

Additional Information Posted:
"LUGOFF – Graveside service for David Linderman Ford, 76, will be held Thursday at 4:00 p.m. in Greenhaven Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends Thursday 2:00-3:30 p.m. prior to the service at Powers Funeral Home.

"Mr. Ford, husband of the late Wanda Hicks Ford died Monday, March 3, 2014. Born in Columbia, he was the son of the late Leon Ford Sr. and Marie Martin Ford.

"Surviving are his daughters, Donna Freezon, Jennifer Durr, Angela Ray and Juanita Auker; and 8 grandchildren. He was predeceased by a son, Ralph Leon Ford; daughter, Phoebe Cadden; and brothers, Charles Ford, Tally Ford, Leon Ford Jr. and Rayford."


Wanda Sue Hicks

1."The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1995"; 1995; Edited by Dr, Thomas C.
Hatcher; Geneva Steele; Sandra Long and Christine Carr McGuire; "Howard Edison and Jackie
Hicks Mitchell"; Article; Page 206; submitted by Angela Mitchell, Newhall, WV 24866.
2. Virginia, U.S., Marriage Records, 1936-2014; Ancestry.com Website.
"Name: Wanda Sue Hicks
Gender: Female
Race: White
Age: 18
Birth Date: 11 Jan 1950
Marriage Registration Place: Russell, Virginia, USA
Marriage Date: 16 Nov 1968
Marriage Place: Lebanon, Virginia, USA
Father: Ruben Hicks
Mother: Cloie Hale
Spouse: Marvin Matney
Certificate Number: 1968047036"
3. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Website.
"Name: Wanda Sue Hicks [Wanda Sue Matney] [Wanda Ford]
Gender: Female
Race: White
Birth Date: 11 Jan 1950
Birth Place: War McDowell, West Virginia [War McDowell??, West Virginia]
Death Date: 22 Jun 2002
SSN: 232821069
Notes: Jul 1966: Name listed as WANDA SUE HICKS;
Mar 1970: Name listed as WANDA SUE MATNEY;
26 Oct 1979: Name listed as WANDA FORD;
07 May 1986: Name listed as WANDA SUE FORD;
05 Nov 2002: Name listed as WANDA S FORD"
4. FindAGrave.com Website; submitted by Beautiful Stoner (Amanda Michelle Anderson); 9 Sep 2021.
" Wanda Hicks Ford
Birth 11 Jan 1950
Death 22 Jun 2002 (aged 52)
Burial
Greenhaven Memorial Gardens
Richland County, South Carolina, USA
Memorial ID 231898134"


Avery Smith

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1903); Page 238; WV Archives Web Site.
Avery Smith; age 21; born in Scott Co, VA; single; laborer; living at Panther, WV; son of Frank and
Maggie; married on 5 May 1903 at Trap Fork School House, Panther, WV; Sarah Bailey; age 22;
born in McDowell Co, WV; daughter of Crockett and Jeanette.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #6181; WV Archives Web Site.
Avery Smith; age 40 yrs, 10 mons; born 16 Jul 1880 in Scott Co, VA; married; miner; son of Frank Smith
and Miss Maggie Mars; died 16 May 1921 at Ritter, WV; due to slate fall in coal mine; no burial information;
informant, Mrs. Avery Smith.


Sarah Bailey

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1903); Page 238; WV Archives Web Site.
Avery Smith; age 21; born in Scott Co, VA; single; laborer; living at Panther, WV; son of Frank and
Maggie; married on 5 May 1903 at Trap Fork School House, Panther, WV; Sarah Bailey; age 22;
born in McDowell Co, WV; daughter of Crockett and Jeanette.
2. 1880 Census, McDowell Co, WV, compiled by William A. Marsh, Vol 9, page 759.
Sandy River Township, page 016.
Listed as Sarah Bailey, age 3, in household of father, Crockett Bailey.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #'60 006990; WV Archives Web Site.
Sarah Shreve; age 83; born 5 Jul 1876 in WV; widow; housekeeper; living in Iaeger, WV; daughter
of Crockett and Jeanette Bailey; died 2 May 1960 at Iaeger, WV; due to senility; buried 4 May 1960
in Whitt Cemetery, Panther, WV; informant, Susie Dale, Iaeger, WV.


Claude Harman Bishop

1. Wise Co, VA; Marriage License #5154; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Claude Bishop; age 25; born and living in Exeter, WV; single; son of Joseph W. and Ida Lee
(Miller) Bishop; married on 13 feb 1957 in Wise, VA; Evelyn Simpson; age 21; born in Big Sandy,
WV; living in Exeter,VA; daughter of James Willie and Stlle Viola (Hall) Sampson.
2. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Claude Harman Bishop
[Claude Herman Bishop]
[Claude Bishop]
Gender: Male
Race: White
Birth Date: 21 Mar 1930
Birth Place: Exeter Wise, Virginia
[Wise County, Virginia]
Death Date: 16 Feb 2002
Father: Joseph W Bishop
Mother: Ida L Miller
SSN: 230329012
Notes: Jan 1946: Name listed as CLAUDE HARMAN BISHOP;
12 Mar 1993: Name listed as CLAUDE HERMAN BISHOP;
27 Feb 2002: Name listed as CLAUDE H BISHOP"
3. U.S., Department of Veterans Affairs BIRLS Death File, 1850-2010; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Claude Bishop
Gender: Male
Birth Date: 21 Mar 1931
Death Date: 17 Feb 2002
Branch 1: M
Enlistment Date 1: 29 Aug 1951
Release Date 1: 28 Aug 1953"
4. Find A Grave Index, 1600s-Current; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Corp Claude Herman Bishop Sr
Birth Date: 21 Mar 1931
Birth Place: Wise County, Virginia, United States of America
Death Date: 16 Feb 2002
Cemetery: Mount Carmel Cemetery
Burial or Cremation Place: West Blocton, Bibb County, Alabama, United States of America
Has Bio?: Y
Father: Joseph Worley Bishop
Mother: Ida Lee Bishop
URL: http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-..."
Obit Posted.
"Claude “Dutch Bishop, 70, of West Blocton, Al., passed away Saturday, February 16, 2002 at Bibb Medical Nursing Home.

"Visitation was held Monday, February 18, 2002, from 6 to 8 p.m.

"Survivors include former wife, Evelyn Bishop of Winter Springs, FL., three sons, Claude Bishop Jr., of Fern Park, FL., Tony Bishop of Fern Park, FL., Robert Bishop of Longwood, FL., three daughters, Janice Blake of West Blocton; Teressa Sobk of Deltona, FL., Brenda Pervis of Longwood, FL., two brothers, Herb Bishop of Gueydan, VA, Kenneth Bishop of VA; two sisters, Lorene Tankersley of Dryden, VA; Margaret Gibson of Big Stone Gap, VA; nine grandchildren and 1 great grandchild."


Evelyn Sampson

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Big Sandy; E.D. 24-37; taken on 25/26
Apr 1940; Page 758B; Image 31 of 35; Household #227.
Listed as Evelyn Sampson; age 4; born in WV; in household of father, John W. Sampson.
2. Wise Co, VA; Marriage License #5154; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Claude Bishop; age 25; born and living in Exeter, WV; single; son of Joseph W. and Ida Lee
(Miller) Bishop; married on 13 feb 1957 in Wise, VA; Evelyn Simpson; age 21; born in Big Sandy,
WV; living in Exeter,VA; daughter of James Willie and Stlle Viola (Hall) Sampson.
3. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Evelyn Sampson
[Evelyn Bishop]
[Evelyn Keifer]
Gender: Female
Race: White
Birth Date: 15 Dec 1935
Birth Place: Big Sandy Mc, West Virginia
[Big Sandy, Virginia]
Death Date: 26 Nov 2006
Father: James W Sampson
Mother: Stella V Hall
SSN: 236487431
Notes: May 1950: Name listed as EVELYN SAMPSON;
Sep 1959: Name listed as EVELYN BISHOP;
12 Jun 1981: Name listed as EVELYN KEIFER"