McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families and Individuals

Notes


Thomas Harlow Hardy

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1909); Page 42; WV Archives Web Site.
T.H. Hardy; age 23; born in Washington Co, VA; single; miner; living at Big Sandy, WV; son of L.M.
and Naomi; married on 27 Aug 1909 at Big Sandy, WV; Matilda Artis; age 16; born in Carter Co, KY;
single; daughter of Elijah and Mary.


Matilda Jane Artis

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1909); Page 42; WV Archives Web Site.
T.H. Hardy; age 23; born in Washington Co, VA; single; miner; living at Big Sandy, WV; son of L.M.
and Naomi; married on 27 Aug 1909 at Big Sandy, WV; Matilda Artis; age 16; born in Carter Co, KY;
single; daughter of Elijah and Mary.


Ronald Harold Hardy

1. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #11770; WV Archives Web Site.
Robert Harold Handy; born 21 Aug 1925 in McDowell Co, WV; infant son of Thomas Harlow and
and Matilda Jane (Artis) Handy; died 10 Sep 1925 at newhall, WV; cause unknown, died suddenly;
buried 11 Sep 1925 at Vallscreek, WV


Louis Artis Jr

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1920); Page 128; WV Archives Web Site.
Louis Artis; age 22; born in Cammel (sic) Co, VA; single; colored; miner; living at Panther, WV; son
of Louis and Adeline; married on 6 Dec 1920 in Panther, WV; Lilly Belle Hairston; age 21; born in
Wise Co, VA; single; colored; daughter of Burrell and Mary.
2. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Panther; taken 2 Apr 1930; Page 173B; Image
2 of 56; Family #19/19.
Listed as Lewis Artist; age 29; born in NC; married at 20; Negro; coal loader in mine; head of
household.
3. 1940 Census, Greenbrier Co, WV; Meadow Bluff District; Anjean; E.D. 13-32; taken 17 Apr 1940;
Page 239B; Image 12 of 26; Household #117.
Listed as Lewis Artist; age 37; born in WV; married; Negro; 6th grade education; lived in Logan Co,
WV on 1 Apr 1935; coal miner; head of household.
4. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by N.D. Scheidt; 28 Jul 2014.
"Pvt Lewis Artist
BIRTH 27 Jan 1897
DEATH 18 Jan 1987 (aged 89)
BURIAL Cremated, Location of ashes is unknown
MEMORIAL ID 133487665"

Additional Information Posted:
"U.S. Army WW1"


Lilly Belle Hairston

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1920); Page 128; WV Archives Web Site.
Louis Artis; age 22; born in Cammel (sic) Co, VA; single; colored; miner; living at Panther, WV; son
of Louis and Adeline; married on 6 Dec 1920 in Panther, WV; Lilly Belle Hairston; age 21; born in
Wise Co, VA; single; colored; daughter of Burrell and Mary.
2. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Panther; taken 2 Apr 1930; Page 173B; Image
2 of 56; Family #19/19.
Listed as Lillie Artist; age 25; born in NC; married at 18; Negro; in household of husband, Louis Artis.
3. 1940 Census, Greenbrier Co, WV; Meadow Bluff District; Anjean; E.D. 13-32; taken 17 Apr 1940;
Page 239B; Image 12 of 26; Household #117.
Listed as Lillie B. Artist; age 33; born in NC; married; Negro; 6th grade education; lived in Logan Co,
WV on 1 Apr 1935; in household of husband, Louis Artis.


Catherine Artis

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Panther; taken 2 Apr 1930; Page 173B; Image
2 of 56; Family #19/19.
Listed as Catherine Artist; age 1 yr, 10 mons; born in NC; Negro; in household of father, Louis Artis.


Clarence Herley Baker

1. Tazewell Co, VA; Marriage License #77 014302; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Clarence Herly Baker; age 40; born 15 Feb 1937 in WV; divorced; this is his 3rd marriage; 2 yrs
college education; living at Box 104, North Tazewell, VA; son of Ira Ellis and hattie May (Baker)
Baker; married on 28 Apr 1977 at Bishop, VA; Sharon Ardelia Artis; age 30; born 29 Apr 1946 in
WV; divorced; this is her 2nd marriage; 3 yrs HS education; living at Box 4, War, WV; daughter of
Thomas Reisen and Carolyn Lou (Pennington) Artis.
2. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Clarence Herley Baker
[Herley Clarence Baker]
[Herley Baker]
Gender: Male
Race: White
Birth Date: 15 Feb 1937
Birth Place: Caretta Mcdo, West Virginia
[Caretta, West Virginia]
Death Date: 15 Dec 1996
Father: Ira E Baker
Mother: Hattie M Baker
SSN: 233546599
Notes: Feb 1952: Name listed as CLARENCE HERLEY BAKER;
23 Aug 1985: Name listed as HERLEY CLARENCE BAKER;
13 Feb 1997: Name listed as HERLEY C BAKER"
3. Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Herley C. Baker
SSN: 233-54-6599
Last Residence:
24630 North Tazewell, Tazewell, Virginia, USA
BORN: 15 Feb 1937
Died: 15 Dec 1996
State (Year) SSN issued: West Virginia (1951-1952)"
4. U.S., Department of Veterans Affairs BIRLS Death File, 1850-2010; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Herley Baker
Gender: Male
Birth Date: 15 Feb 1937
Death Date: 24 Dec 1996
Cause of Death: Natural
SSN: 233546599
Branch 1: ARMY
Enlistment Date 1: 13 Oct 1958
Release Date 1: 1 Jul 1976"
5. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by Brendy Golby' 20 Aug 2008.
"Sgt Harley Clarence Baker
Birth 15 Feb 1937
Death 24 Dec 1996 (aged 59)
Burial
Big Creek Cemetery III
McDowell County, West Virginia"

Additional Information Posted:
"US Army, Vietnam."


Sharon Ardelia Artis

1. Tazewell Co, VA; Marriage License #77 014302; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Clarence Herly Baker; age 40; born 15 Feb 1937 in WV; divorced; this is his 3rd marriage; 2 yrs
college education; living at Box 104, North Tazewell, VA; son of Ira Ellis and hattie May (Baker)
Baker; married on 28 Apr 1977 at Bishop, VA; Sharon Ardelia Artis; age 30; born 29 Apr 1946 in
WV; divorced; this is her 2nd marriage; 3 yrs HS education; living at Box 4, War, WV; daughter of
Thomas Reisen and Carolyn Lou (Pennington) Artis.
2. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Sharon Ardelia Artis
[Sharon Ardelia Burnett]
[Sharon Baker]
Gender: Female
Race: White
Birth Date: 29 Apr 1946
Birth Place: Cucumber Mcd, West Virginia
[Cucumber, West Virginia]
Death Date: 15 Sep 1995
SSN: 219485483
Notes: Feb 1964: Name listed as SHARON ARDELIA ARTIS;
Jul 1966: Name listed as SHARON ARDELIA BURNETT;
23 Jan 1979: Name listed as SHARON ARDELIA BAKER;
19 Oct 1995: Name listed as SHARON A BAKER"
3. Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Sharon Ardelia Baker
Death Date: 20 Sep 1995
Death Place: Tazewell, Virginia, USA
Spouse: Hc
4. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by Brendy Golby' 20 Aug 2008.
" Sharon A. Baker
Birth 1946
Death 1995 (aged 48–49)
Burial
Big Creek Cemetery III
McDowell County, West Virginia"


Giovina "Joan" Spinagatti

1. Logan Co, WV; Death Certificate #14047; WV Archives Web Site.
Joan Premo; age 56 yrs, 4 mons, ? days; born in May 1879 in Italy; married; wife of Dominick Premo;
housewife; daughter of Jock Spenoyota and unknown mother; died 25 Oct 1935 in Listler, WV; due to
cerebral hemorrhage; buried 27 Oct 1935 in Memorial cemetery; informant Minnie Copaboinco, Iaeger, WV.
2. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
Orval Hodges; 27 Mar 2016.
John Julia Spenoyota Premo; born in May 1879 in Italy; died 25 Oct 1935 in Logan Co, WV; buried here;
no grave marker photo shown.
(She may not be buried here. Death certificate only states she was buried in "Memorial" cemetery; no
location was cited. She may be buried in Woodlawn Memorial Park, Bluewell, WV where her daughter,
"Minnie" and other Premos are buried.)


Harry Lee Pratt

1. North Carolina, Birth Indexes, 1800-2000; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Harry Lee Pratt
Gender: Male
Race: White
Event Type: Birth
Birth Date: 8 Feb 1942
Birth County: Avery
Parent1 Name: G E Ledford
Parent2 Name: Loraine Pratt
Roll number: NCVR_B_C007_66002
Volume: 20
Page: 111"
(Born in Banner Elk, NC)
2. U.S., Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014; Ancestry.com Web Site.
:"Name: Harry L Pratt
BORN: 8 Feb 1942
Died: 5 Jan 2013
State (Year) SSN issued: Maryland (1959-1960)"
3. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 5 Dec 2013.
Harry Lee Pratt; born 8 Feb 1942; died 5 Jan 2013; buried here; grave marker photo shown.


Eddie Darrell Short

1. Tazewell Co, VA; Marriage License #72 013563; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Eddie Darrell Short; age 25; born 30 Nov 1946 in VA; divorced; this is his 2nd marriage; 4 yrs HS
education; living at Amonate, VA; son of James Elmer and Pearly Magdalene (Barnett) Short;
married on 4 Apr 1972 in Bishop, VA; Alice fern Artis; age 27; born 17 Nov 1944 in VA; divorced;
this is her 2nd marriage; 2 yrs college education; living at Box 236, Amonate, VA; daughter of
Robert Edgar and lula Mae (Woody) Artis.


Alice Fern Artis

1. Tazewell Co, VA; Divorce Recods; Report #72 003246; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Alice fern Artis age 27; born 17 Nov 1944 in McDowell Co, WV; 1 yr college education; living at
Amonate, VA; was granted a divorce; 29 Jan 1972; from Roger Lee Smallwood, alias Roger S.
Smallwood, Jr; age 30; born in 1942 in WV; 4 yrs HS education; living at Newhall, WV; due to
deseration; married 31 Oct 1970 in Bristol, Sullivan Co, TN; seperated 29 Jan 1971; no children.
2. Tazewell Co, VA; Marriage License #72 013563; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Eddie Darrell Short; age 25; born 30 Nov 1946 in VA; divorced; this is his 2nd marriage; 4 yrs HS
education; living at Amonate, VA; son of James Elmer and Pearly Magdalene (Barnett) Short;
married on 4 Apr 1972 in Bishop, VA; Alice fern Artis; age 27; born 17 Nov 1944 in VA; divorced;
this is her 2nd marriage; 2 yrs college education; living at Box 236, Amonate, VA; daughter of
Robert Edgar and lula Mae (Woody) Artis.
3. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Alice Fern Artis
[Alice Artis Short]
[Alice Short]
Gender: Female
Race: White
Birth Date: 17 Nov 1944
Birth Place: Cucumber Mcd, West Virginia
Death Date: 11 May 2006
SSN: 228606050
Notes: Jul 1962: Name listed as ALICE FERN ARTIS;
Mar 1974: Name listed as ALICE ARTIS SHORT;
24 May 2006: Name listed as ALICE F SHORT"
4. Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Alice F. Short
Last Residence:
37692 Unicoi, Unicoi, Tennessee
BORN: 17 Nov 1944
Died: 11 May 2006
State (Year) SSN issued: Virginia (1962)"
5. U.S., Cemetery and Funeral Home Collection, 1847-2018; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Alice Fern Short
Gender: Female
Death Date: 11 May 2006
Source Title: obitsforlife
Source Location: Portland, Oregon, USA
Children: Jennifer Pinnell of Unicoi and Sherry Phillips of Kingsport
Parents: Lula Mae Woody Artis,Robert E. Artis
Siblings: Pat Artis; Robert Artis of St. Petersburg, Florida; Sue Jessee of Bristol, Tennessee and Lisa Adkins of Princeton, West Virginia; Teresa Lane and Glenna Shelton, all of St. Petersburg, Florida"
6. Web: Obituary Daily Times Index, 1995-2012; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Alice Fern (artis) Short
Age at Death: 61
Birth Date: Abt 1945
Birth Place: Cucumber WV
Death Date: abt 2006
Death Place: Unicoi TN
Publication or Record Date: 13 May 2006
Publication or Record Place: United States"


Roger Lee Smallwood

1. Tazewell Co, VA; Divorce Recods; Report #72 003246; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Alice fern Artis age 27; born 17 Nov 1944 in McDowell Co, WV; 1 yr college education; living at
Amonate, VA; was granted a divorce; 29 Jan 1972; from Roger Lee Smallwood, alias Roger S.
Smallwood, Jr; age 30; born in 1942 in WV; 4 yrs HS education; living at Newhall, WV; due to
deseration; married 31 Oct 1970 in Bristol, Sullivan Co, TN; seperated 29 Jan 1971; no children.


Alice Fern Artis

1. Tazewell Co, VA; Divorce Recods; Report #72 003246; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Alice fern Artis age 27; born 17 Nov 1944 in McDowell Co, WV; 1 yr college education; living at
Amonate, VA; was granted a divorce; 29 Jan 1972; from Roger Lee Smallwood, alias Roger S.
Smallwood, Jr; age 30; born in 1942 in WV; 4 yrs HS education; living at Newhall, WV; due to
deseration; married 31 Oct 1970 in Bristol, Sullivan Co, TN; seperated 29 Jan 1971; no children.
2. Tazewell Co, VA; Marriage License #72 013563; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Eddie Darrell Short; age 25; born 30 Nov 1946 in VA; divorced; this is his 2nd marriage; 4 yrs HS
education; living at Amonate, VA; son of James Elmer and Pearly Magdalene (Barnett) Short;
married on 4 Apr 1972 in Bishop, VA; Alice fern Artis; age 27; born 17 Nov 1944 in VA; divorced;
this is her 2nd marriage; 2 yrs college education; living at Box 236, Amonate, VA; daughter of
Robert Edgar and lula Mae (Woody) Artis.
3. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Alice Fern Artis
[Alice Artis Short]
[Alice Short]
Gender: Female
Race: White
Birth Date: 17 Nov 1944
Birth Place: Cucumber Mcd, West Virginia
Death Date: 11 May 2006
SSN: 228606050
Notes: Jul 1962: Name listed as ALICE FERN ARTIS;
Mar 1974: Name listed as ALICE ARTIS SHORT;
24 May 2006: Name listed as ALICE F SHORT"
4. Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Alice F. Short
Last Residence:
37692 Unicoi, Unicoi, Tennessee
BORN: 17 Nov 1944
Died: 11 May 2006
State (Year) SSN issued: Virginia (1962)"
5. U.S., Cemetery and Funeral Home Collection, 1847-2018; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Alice Fern Short
Gender: Female
Death Date: 11 May 2006
Source Title: obitsforlife
Source Location: Portland, Oregon, USA
Children: Jennifer Pinnell of Unicoi and Sherry Phillips of Kingsport
Parents: Lula Mae Woody Artis,Robert E. Artis
Siblings: Pat Artis; Robert Artis of St. Petersburg, Florida; Sue Jessee of Bristol, Tennessee and Lisa Adkins of Princeton, West Virginia; Teresa Lane and Glenna Shelton, all of St. Petersburg, Florida"
6. Web: Obituary Daily Times Index, 1995-2012; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Alice Fern (artis) Short
Age at Death: 61
Birth Date: Abt 1945
Birth Place: Cucumber WV
Death Date: abt 2006
Death Place: Unicoi TN
Publication or Record Date: 13 May 2006
Publication or Record Place: United States"