McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families

Notes


Alvin Trent

-1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1957); Page 313; WV Archives Web Site.
Alvin Trent; age 23; born and living in Iaeger, WV; single; married on 16 Feb 1957 in Welch, WV;
Allillee Steel; age 18; born and living in Iaeger, WV; single; with consent of David and Virginia Steele,
parents of Allilee Steele.


Allilee Steele

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1957); Page 313; WV Archives Web Site.
Alvin Trent; age 23; born and living in Iaeger, WV; single; married on 16 Feb 1957 in Welch, WV;
Allillee Steel; age 18; born and living in Iaeger, WV; single; with consent of David and Virginia Steele,
parents of Allilee Steele.
2. United States Public Records, 1970-2009; LDS Web Site.
"Name: Allilee Atrent
Also Known As: Allilee Trent
Event Date: 01 Sep 1998
Event Place: Iaeger, West Virginia, United States
Birth Date: 13 Aug 1938
Address: Iaeger, West Virginia 24844
Address Date: 01 Sep 1998
2nd Address: Iaeger, West Virginia 24844
2nd Address Date :01 Mar 1986-01 Jan 2009
Affiliate Identifier: 171321320"
3. Fanning Funeral Home; Iaeger, WV; Posted Obit.
"Allilee Trent, 81, of Iaeger, WV, passed away peacefully, surrounded by her loving family, Thursday, January 2, 2020.

"Allilee was born August 13, 1938, in Iaeger, WV a daughter of the late David and Virginia England Steele. Allilee worked for the McDowell County Board of Education as a cook at Iaeger High School where she made many good friends. Several children adopted her as their own Maw Maw Trent. She always made sure no child went home with an empty stomach. She cheered the Iaeger Cubs on where several of her grandchildren played for the Blue and Gold. In 1998 she was the Parade Marshall for the Iaeger Homecoming parade. Allilee was a member of the Calvary Baptist Church in Iaeger and enjoyed singing in the choir and going to the Lady Circle Meetings with her dear wonderful friends. She also enjoyed working with the food pantry. She had so many special friends at church. In addition to her parents Allilee was preceded in death by her husband Alvin Trent; sisters, Linda Lee and Nancy Gail Copley; a son-in-law, James (JR) Reynolds; and a nephew Gene Arden (Buddy Boy) Vance.

"Survivors include three daughters, Angie Reynolds of Bluefield, VA, Sheila Trent, whom was also her caregiver, of Iaeger, WV, and Myra Lester and husband Russell also of Iaeger, W V; nine grandchildren, Craig and Jerria Reynolds of Lorton, VA, Jeremy Auville of Iaeger, Gregory Reynolds of Bluefield, VA, Laura Goodman and Justin of Iaeger, WV, Taylor Trent and Kris Abrams of Germantown, MD, James (JJ) Reynolds of Bluefield, VA, Kendra and Josh Cline of Isaban, Aaron and Amanda Lester of Ikes Fork, and Ryan and Aleshia Lester of Iaeger, WV; and 12 great grandchildren, Ava Reynolds, Kaylee Auville, Mileigh Goodman, Alea Reynolds, Livi Reynolds, Kyrie Ragan Abrams, Kason Goodman, Hayden Goodman, Dillion Lester, Gabriel Lester Avery Lester and Layla Cline: a sister, June Carol Steele and brother-in-law John Copley; and many nieces and nephews; her very best friend, Bernice Phillips; extended family members, Betty Jo Auville, Betty Collins and Lynn and Pedro Haskins.

"Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday, January 7, 2020 at 12 o’clock with Reverend Randall Dority and Reverend Daniel Dean officiating at the Calvary Baptist Church in Iaeger. Burial will follow in the Trent Cemetery at Long Pole near Litwar, WV; she will be laid to rest beside her husband Alvin Trent. Serving as pallbearers will be her grandsons, Craig Reynolds, Jeremy Auville, Gregory Reynolds, Justin Goodman, Kris Abrams, J.J. Reynolds, Josh Cline, Aaron Lester and Ryan Lester.

"Friends may visit with the family Monday evening, January 6, 2020 from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Calvary Baptist Church in Iaeger.

"Fanning Funeral Home in Iaeger, WV, is assisting the family. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.fanningfuneralhomes.com"


David Steele

1. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Paynesville; taken on 6 Feb 1920; Page 228A;
Image 3 of 16; Family #248/251.
Listed as David Steele; age 1 yr, 8 mons; born in WV; in household of father, Harrison Steele.
2. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Sandy River District, taken on 16 Apr 1930, Page 262A,
Family #377.
Listed as Davie Steele, age 12, born in WV, in household of father, Harrison Steel.
3. "The Heritage of McDowell Co, WV...", McDowell Co Historical Society, 1995
Samuel and Nancy Steele Article, page 245,
Harrison Steel, son of James Harvey and Catherine Payne Steel, was born on
20 Aug 1880 at Sandy Huff and died on 4 Aug 1950. He married Lewesa Vance,
daughter of David and Cosbi Vance. Their children were: William Anderson
(married Hattie Mullins); Acy (married Nicatie Fraley); Estil (married Mabel
West); David (married Virginia England); Bittle (married Mildred Lawson);
Boyd (married Lillian McCoy); Ethel (married William H. Wimmer); Myrtle
(married Tom Shirley); and Rosa (married Henry Gabriel).
4. Buchanan Co, VA; Marriage License #31210; Ancestry.com Web Site.
David Steele; age 22; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; miner; living in Iaeger, WV; son of Harrison
and Louisa (Vance) Steele; married on 21 Dec 1938 in Stacy, VA; Virginia England; age 21; born in
McDowell Co, WV; single; living in Iaeger, WV; daughter of Lewis and Dicy (Riffe) England.
5. Russell Co, VA; Marriage License #72 005947; Ancestry.com Web Site.
David Steele; age 53; born 7 Apr 1918 in WV; divorced (marked thru), single; this is his 2nd (marked
thru) 1st marriage; 6th grade education; living at Box 86, Iaeger, WV; son of Harrison and Lewisa
(Vance) Steele; married on 5 Feb 1972 in Lebanon, VA; Virginia England Steele (marked thru);
maiden name, England; age 50; born 31 Oct 1921 in WV; divorced; this is her 2nd marriage; 4 yrs
HS education; living at Box 86, Iaeger, WV; daughter of Lewis and Dicy Ann (Rife) England.
6. Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: David Steele
SSN: 719-07-8014
Last Residence:
24844 Iaeger, Mcdowell, West Virginia, USA
Born: 7 Apr 1918
Died: 3 Nov 2002
State (Year) SSN issued: Railroad Board (Issued Through) (Before 1951)"


Virginia England

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Hensley; taken on 5 Apr 1930; Page 61A;
Family #438/456.
Listed as Virginia England; age 9; born in WV; in household of father, Lewis England.
2. Buchanan Co, VA; Marriage License #31210; Ancestry.com Web Site.
David Steele; age 22; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; miner; living in Iaeger, WV; son of Harrison
and Louisa (Vance) Steele; married on 21 Dec 1938 in Stacy, VA; Virginia England; age 21; born in
McDowell Co, WV; single; living in Iaeger, WV; daughter of Lewis and Dicy (Riffe) England.
3. Russell Co, VA; Marriage License #72 005947; Ancestry.com Web Site.
David Steele; age 53; born 7 Apr 1918 in WV; divorced (marked thru), single; this is his 2nd (marked
thru) 1st marriage; 6th grade education; living at Box 86, Iaeger, WV; son of Harrison and Lewisa
(Vance) Steele; married on 5 Feb 1972 in Lebanon, VA; Virginia England Steele (marked thru);
maiden name, England; age 50; born 31 Oct 1921 in WV; divorced; this is her 2nd marriage; 4 yrs
HS education; living at Box 86, Iaeger, WV; daughter of Lewis and Dicy Ann (Rife) England.


Therman Elizar Cousins

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1939); Page 198; WV Archives Web Site.
Therman Cousins; born 17 May 1917 in McDowell, WV; single; colored; living in Ashland, WV; son of
Elijah and Nina; was issued a license to marry on 24 Jun 1939 in McDowell Co, WV; Ada Virginia
Wade; born 22 Mar 1923 in Ashland, WV; single; colored; living in Ashland, WV; daughter of Jack
and Ada.
2, U.S. WWII Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Thurman Elizar Cousins
Gender: Male
Race: Black
Age: 21
Relationship to Draftee: Self (Head)
Birth Date: 17 May 1919
Birth Place: McDowell, West Virginia, USA
Residence Place: Ashland, Mcdowell, West Virginia, USA
Registration Date: 16 Oct 1940
Registration Place: Ashland, Mcdowell, West Virginia, USA
Employer: Pocahontas Fuel Co
Weight: 135
Complexion: Dark Brown
Eye Color: Brown
Hair Color: Black
Height: 5 9
Next of Kin: Ada Virginia Cousins
Household Members:
Name Relationship
Thurman Elizar Cousins Self (Head)
Ada Virginia Cousins Wife"


Ada Virginia Wade

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Northfork District; taken 8 Apr 1930; Page 69B; Image 10 of 39;
Family #78/85.
Listed as Ada V. Wade; age 6 born in WV; Negro; in household of father, Andrew J. Wade.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1939); Page 198; WV Archives Web Site.
Therman Cousins; born 17 May 1917 in McDowell, WV; single; colored; living in Ashland, WV; son of
Elijah and Nina; was issued a license to marry on 24 Jun 1939 in McDowell Co, WV; Ada Virginia
Wade; born 22 Mar 1923 in Ashland, WV; single; colored; living in Ashland, WV; daughter of Jack
and Ada.
3. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Ada Virginia Coussin
[Ada Virginia Cousin]
[Ada Cousins]
[Ada Virginia Wade]
Gender: Female
Race: Black
Birth Date: 22 Mar 1923
Birth Place: Ashland Mcdo, West Virginia
Death Date: 30 Apr 2006
Father: Andrew J Wade
Mother: Ada E Finney
SSN: 216245389
Notes: May 1944: Name listed as ADA VIRGINIA COUSSIN; Oct 1953: Name listed as ADA VIRGINIA COUSIN; 10 May 2006: Name listed as ADA COUSINS"


Earl Steven Addair

1. Giles Co, VA; Marriage License # 82-060324; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Earl Steven Addair; age 28; born 25 Jan 1954 in WV; divorced; this was his 2nd marriage; fist
marriage ended 2 Mar 1979; 12th grade education; living at 423 Village Glen, Princeton, WV;
son of Luther Hedrick and Anna Mae (Bell) Addair; married on 23 Dec 1982 in Giles Co, VA;
Shela Kaye Stamper; age 24; born 8 Jul 1958 in WV; divorced; this was her 2nd marriage;
first marriage ended 22 Dec 1982; 1 yr College education; living at 423 Village Glen, Princeton,
WV; daughter of Fred Howard and Virginia Baeatrice (England) Stanper.
2. Roanoke, VA; Marriage License #74-048458; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Earl Steven Addair; age 20; born 15 Jan 1954 in WV; single; this was his 1st marriage; 4 yrs HS
education; living at 1325 Clark Ave, SW, Roanoke, VA; son of Luther Hedrick and Ann (Bell) Addair;
married on 14 Nov 1974 in Roanoke, VA; Kathy Jo Sanson; age 18; born 4 Aug 1956 in WV; single;
this was her 1st marriage; 4 yrs HS education; living at Carlton Terrace Bldg, Roanoke, VA daughter
of Herschel and Shirley (Dickenson) Sanson.
3. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Earl Steven Addair
[Earl S Addair]
Gender: Male
Race: White
Birth Date: 25 Jan 1954
Birth Place: Iaeger McDow, West Virginia
Death Date: 31 Dec 1999
SSN: 232888459
Notes: Jun 1969: Name listed as EARL STEVEN ADDAIR;
07 Jan 2000: Name listed as EARL S ADDAIR"


Kathy Jo Sanson

1. Roanoke, VA; Marriage License #74-048458; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Earl Steven Addair; age 20; born 15 Jan 1954 in WV; single; this was his 1st marriage; 4 yrs HS
education; living at 1325 Clark Ave, SW, Roanoke, VA; son of Luther Hedrick and Ann (Bell) Addair;
married on 14 Nov 1974 in Roanoke, VA; Kathy Jo Sanson; age 18; born 4 Aug 1956 in WV; single;
this was her 1st marriage; 4 yrs HS education; living at Carlton Terrace Bldg, Roanoke, VA daughter
of Herschel and Shirley (Dickenson) Sanson.