McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families

Notes


Troy Bryant

1. 1920 Census, Letcher Co, KY; District #2; Jenkins; taken 8 Jan 1920; Page 39A; Image 23 of 105;
Family #220/226.
Listed as Troy Bryant; age 8; born in VA; in household of father, John W. Bryant.
2. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; Yukon; taken 21 Apr 1930; Page 58B; Image
57 of 89; Family #10/12.
Listed as Troy Bryant; age 19; born in KY; single; no listed occupation; boarder in household
of Henry Harman, with brother Edward Bryant.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1934); Page 197; WV Archives Web Site.
Troy Bryant; age 22; born in Fletcher (sin Letcher) Co, KY; single; miner; living at Caretta, WV; son of
J. W. and Bettie; married on 3 Mar 1934 in Roderfield, WV; Grace Miller; age 22; born in TN; single;
living in Caretta, WV; daughter of A.B. and Ida.
4. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; Caretta; E.D. 24-19; taken 22 Apr 1940; Page
351A; Image 7 of 46; Household #52.
Listed as Troy Bryant; age 27; born in KY; married; 7th grade education; lived in same place on 1 Apr
1935; shop foreman for coal mine; head of household.
5. WWII Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Troy Bryant
Gender: Male
Race: White
Age: 29
Relationship to Draftee: Self (Head)
Birth Date: 29 Jun 1911
Birth Place: Jenkins, Kentucky, USA
Residence Place: Caretta, Mcdowell, West Virginia, USA
Registration Date: 16 Oct 1940
Registration Place: Caretta, Mcdowell, West Virginia, USA
Employer: Carter Coal Co
Weight: 160
Complexion: Light
Eye Color: Hazel
Hair Color: Brown
Height: 6 1
Next of Kin: Grace Alta Bryant
Household Members:
Name Relationship
Troy Bryant Self (Head)
Grace Alta Bryant Wife"
6. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Troy Bryant
Gender: Male
Race: White
Birth Date: 29 Jun 1912
Birth Place: Jenkins, Kentucky
Death Date: 20 Jan 1998
Father: John W Bryant
Mother: Betty Moors (sic, Moore:
SSN: 236106288
Notes: Nov 1936: Name listed as TROY BRYANT"
7. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by JLL: 21 May 2012.
" Troy Bryant
Birth 1912
Death 1998 (aged 85–86)
Burial
Evergreen Cemetery
Lansing, Ingham County, Michigan, USA
Plot Sec. E"


Grace Alta Miller

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1934); Page 197; WV Archives Web Site.
Troy Bryant; age 22; born in Fletcher (sin Letcher) Co, KY; single; miner; living at Caretta, WV; son of
J. W. and Bettie; married on 3 Mar 1934 in Roderfield, WV; Grace Miller; age 22; born in TN; single;
living in Caretta, WV; daughter of A.B. and Ida.
2. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; Caretta; E.D. 24-19; taken 22 Apr 1940; Page
351A; Image 7 of 46; Household #52.
Listed as Grace Bryant; age 28; born in TN; married; 2 yrs HS education; lived in same place on 1 Apr
1935; in household of husband, Troy Bryant.
3. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by JLL: 21 May 2012.
" Grace A. Bryant
Birth 1910
Death 1997 (aged 86–87)
Burial
Evergreen Cemetery
Lansing, Ingham County, Michigan, USA
Plot Sec. E"


George Guy Wiles

1. U.S., World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946; Ancestry.com Website.
"Name: George G Wiles
Race: White
Marital status: Single, without dependents (Single)
Rank: Private
Birth Year: 1919
Nativity State or Country: West Virginia
Citizenship: Citizen
Residence: Mc Dowell, West Virginia
Education: Grammar school
Enlistment Date: 11 Dec 1940
Enlistment Place: Fort Thomas Newport, Kentucky
Service Number: 15064793
Branch: Infantry
Component: Regular Army (including Officers, Nurses, Warrant Officers, and Enlisted Men)
Source: Civil Life
Height: 66
Weight: 126"
2. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by Polly Fry Hagerman; 25 Jul 2012.
" George Guy Wiles
Birth 11 Apr 1919
Lex, McDowell County, West Virginia, USA
Death 19 Dec 1976 (aged 57)
Hancock County, Mississippi, USA
Burial
Roberts Cemetery •
Beartown, McDowell County, West Virginia, USA "

Additional Information Posted:
"PVT US ARMY
WORLD WAR II

"Marriage 1 Mabel McCoin b: 25 APR 1930 in Alleghany Co., NC


"Cause of death: hit and run"


Mabel Lucille McCoin

1. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #61 016903; WV Archives Web Site.
Mrs George (Mabel) Wiles; age 31; born 25 Apr 1938 in Alleghany Co, NC; married; housekeeper;
living at Beartown, WV; daughter of Lonnie and Laura (Watson) McCoin; died 9 Nov 1961 in Grace
Hospital, Welch, WV; due to pyelonephritis with uremia; buried 11 Nov 1961 in Union Cemetery,
Sparta, NC; informant, Lonnie McCoin, Sparta, NC.


William Evert Wiles

1. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by Polly Fry Hagerman; 24 Jul 2012.
" William Evert Wiles
Birth 17 Mar 1912
Lex, McDowell County, West Virginia, USA
Death 25 May 1987 (aged 75)
Burial
Roberts Cemetery
Beartown, McDowell County, West Virginia, USA "


Opal Lee Carpenter

1. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by Polly Fry Hagerman; 24 Jul 2012.
" Opal Lee Carpenter Wiles
Birth 21 Feb 1922
Death 20 Apr 1977 (aged 55)
Burial
Roberts Cemetery
Beartown, McDowell County, West Virginia, USA "


Virgil Vondon Wiles

1. Virginia, U.S., Marriage Records, 1936-2014; Ancestry.com Website.
"Name: Virgil Vondon Wiles
Gender: Male
Race: White
Age: 18
Birth Date: abt 1948
Marriage Registration Place: Buchanan, Virginia, USA
Marriage Date: 7 Jun 1966
Marriage Place: Buchanan, Virginia, USA
Father: William Evert Wiles
Mother: Opalee Carpenter
Spouse: Rose Mary Kennedy
Certificate Number: 1966018164"


Robert Davis

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1939); Page 226; WV Archives Web Site.
Robert Davis; born 15 Jan 1909 in Eutaw, AL; single; colored; living in Hemphill, WV; son of Nathan
and Lella; was issued a license to marry on 21 Aug 1939 in McDowell Co, WV; Mattie Avery; born
4 Jul 1918 in Bessemer, AL; single; colored; living in Hemphille, WV; daughter of Adam and Mattie;
no return by a minister.


Mattie Avery

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1939); Page 226; WV Archives Web Site.
Robert Davis; born 15 Jan 1909 in Eutaw, AL; single; colored; living in Hemphill, WV; son of Nathan
and Lella; was issued a license to marry on 21 Aug 1939 in McDowell Co, WV; Mattie Avery; born
4 Jul 1918 in Bessemer, AL; single; colored; living in Hemphille, WV; daughter of Adam and Mattie;
no return by a minister.


C.W. Shouse Jr

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1917); Page 336; WV Archives Web Site.
C.W. Shouse; age 21; born in Carroll Co, VA; single; miner; living at premier, WV; son of C.W.
and Minnie was issued a license to marry on 27 Jan 1917 in McDowell Co, WV; Goldie Shaw;
age 18; born in Carroll Co, VA; single; daughter of W.F. and Laura; license returned, unused.


Moses Theodore Greer

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1920); Page 80; WV Archives Web Site.
M.T. Greer; age 32; born in Rockingham Co, VA' single; clerk; living at Premier, WV; son of
T.S. and Lilly; married on 24 Nov 1920 at Welch, WV; Goldie Shaw; age 21; born in Carroll
Co, VA; single; daughter of W.F. and Laura L.


Goldie Lillian Shaw

1. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; Coalwood; Snake Root Branch; taken on
3 May 1910; Page 171A; Family #178/179.
Listed as Goldie L. Shaw; age 10; born in VA; in household of father, William F. Shaw.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1917); Page 336; WV Archives Web Site.
C.W. Shouse; age 21; born in Carroll Co, VA; single; miner; living at premier, WV; son of C.W.
and Minnie was issued a license to marry on 27 Jan 1917 in McDowell Co, WV; Goldie Shaw;
age 18; born in Carroll Co, VA; single; daughter of W.F. and Laura; license returned, unused.
3. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Premier; taken on 27/28 Jan 1920;
Page 195A; Image 1 of 16; family #7/7.
Listed as Goldie Shaw; age 19; born in VA; single;in household of father, William F. Shaw.
4. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1920); Page 80; WV Archives Web Site.
M.T. Greer; age 32; born in Rockingham Co, VA' single; clerk; living at Premier, WV; son of
T.S. and Lilly; married on 24 Nov 1920 at Welch, WV; Goldie Shaw; age 21; born in Carroll
Co, VA; single; daughter of W.F. and Laura L.


Martha "Patsy" Sloan

1. 1900 Census, Knott Co, KY; Hindman Precinct; taken on 13 Jun 1900; Page 13B; Image 25 of 47;
Family #184/188.
Listed as Martha Slone; age 13; born in Jul 1887 in KY; in household of father, Andrew J. Sloan.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1915); Page 187; WV Archives Web Site.
W.M. Shaw; age 29; born in Wythe Co, VA; single; miner; living at Hemphill, WV; son of Albert and Callie;
married on 15 Oct 1915 at Hemphill, WV; Patsy Adkins; age 28; born in Knott Co, KY; widow; daughter
of A.J. and Eliza.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #11335; WV Archives Web Site.
Martha Shaw; age 57 yrs, 2 mons, 12 days; born 4 Jul 1886 in Pike Co, KY; married; wife of William Shaw;
living at Marine, WV; daughter of Andrew and Louise Slone; died 16 Sep 1943 in Welch Emergency
Hospital, Welch, WV; due to arterlerotic gangrene of 3rd and 4th toes of left foot; following operation to
amputate toes; buried 19 Sep 1943 in Iaeger Memorial, Roderfield, WV; informant, Dewey England,
Caples, WV.
4. FindAGrave.com Web Site. Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 22 Dec 2013.
Martha Shaw; born 4 Jul 1886; died 16 Sep 1943; buried here; headstone photo shown.


Edgile Belcher Sr

1, McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1937); Page 426; WV Archives Web Site.
Edgile Belcher; born 14 Aug 1911 in Hayside (sic, Haysi), VA; living in Yukon, WV; son of Elbert and
Emma; married on 6 Dec 1937 at Warriormine, WV; Rosa Hagerman; born 16 Jan 1919 in McDowell
Co, WV; living in Warriormine, WV; daughter of John and Bertha Hagerman.


Rose Ellen Hagerman

1, McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1937); Page 426; WV Archives Web Site.
Edgile Belcher; born 14 Aug 1911 in Hayside (sic, Haysi), VA; living in Yukon, WV; son of Elbert and
Emma; married on 6 Dec 1937 at Warriormine, WV; Rosa Hagerman; born 16 Jan 1919 in McDowell
Co, WV; living in Warriormine, WV; daughter of John and Bertha Hagerman.


Raymond Lee Belcher

1. Douglas Mortuary; Welch, WV; Posted Obit.
"Raymond Lee Belcher, 77, of War passed away Thursday, August 22, 2019 in Cabell Huntington Hospital, Huntington, WV.

"Born August 24, 1941 in War he was the son of the late EdgileBelcher Sr. and Rose Ellen Hagerman Belcher. He was a graduate of Big Creek High School, and a former employee of Thompson Cable Vision in War.

"In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by a brother Ed Belcher Jr and a friend Melissa Estep.

"He is survived by his sister Trudy Sue Green of Princeton; an aunt Betty Christian of Excelsior; a niece Natalie Baskara and husband Shawn and their children Ryan Baskara and Joy Daugherty and husband Bryan; a nephew Grady Belcher; and special friends Ruby Aralds, Shorty Morgan, Bobby Addair, Nancy Hagerman, Kevin Taylor, and Chris Estep and son Thomas Estep.

"Funeral service will be conducted Tuesday, August 27, at 12 p.m. in Woodlawn Memorial Park Mausoleum with Rev. David Dash officiating. Burial will follow in the cemetery.

"Friends may call at the mausoleum from 11 a.m. until 12 p.m.

"The Douglas Mortuary of Welch is serving the family."