McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families and Individuals

Notes


Fortunato Grego

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1939); Page 207; WV Archives Web Site.
Fortunato Grogo; born 17 May 1918 in Kimball, WV; single; living in Kimball, WV; son of John and
Rose; married on 22 Jul 1939 in Kimball, WV; Ethel Brown; born 31 Jan 1917 in _____; single; living
in Kimball, WV; daughter of Emory and Eulah.
2. WWII Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Fortunato Grego
Race: White
Age: 20
Relationship to Draftee: Self (Head)
Birth Date: 17 May 1921
Birth Place: Kimball, West Virginia, USA
Residence Place: Kimball, West Virginia, USA
Registration Date: 16 Feb 1942
Registration Place: Kimball, West Virginia, USA
Employer: J And S Store
Weight: 164
Complexion: Ruddy
Eye Color: Brown
Hair Color: Black
Height: 5 9
Next of Kin: John Grego
Household Members:
Name Relationship
Fortunato Grego Self (Head)"
3. Roanoke, VA; Death Certificate #85-006935; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Fortunato Grego; age 63; born 17 May 1921 in WV; married; husband of Ethel Brown Grego;
salesman for Bluefield Hardware; living at 2306 Walton Ave, Bluefield, WV; son of John and Rosa
(Bare) Grego; died 15 Feb 1985 in Roanoke Memorial Hospital, Roanoke, VA; due to acute
myocardial infarction with coronary arterosclerosis; buried in Woodlawn Mausoleum, Bluewell, WV;
informant, Ethel B. Grego, wife.


Ethel Brown

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1939); Page 207; WV Archives Web Site.
Fortunato Grogo; born 17 May 1918 in Kimball, WV; single; living in Kimball, WV; son of John and
Rose; married on 22 Jul 1939 in Kimball, WV; Ethel Brown; born 31 Jan 1917 in _____; single; living
in Kimball, WV; daughter of Emory and Eulah.
2. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by Polly Fry Hagerman; 2 May 2015.
" Ethel Brown Alger
Birth 31 Jan 1920
Ashe County, North Carolina, USA
Death 30 Apr 2015 (aged 95)
High Point, Guilford County, North Carolina, USA
Burial
Woodlawn Memorial Park
Bluewell, Mercer County, West Virginia, USA"

Additional Information Posted:
"Ethel Brown Grego Alger,95, of High Point, NC, died peacefully in her sleep, Thursday, April 30, 2015, at her residence. Born January 31, 1920 in West Jefferson, NC. Ethel was the daughter of the late Emory and Eula Brown.

"She was preceded in death by husbands, Fortunato Grego and William “Al” Alger. six brothers; Edward, Gwin, Willard, Robert, Burman and Gale Brown, sons in law; Buford Muncy, Wayne P Lockhart, Bill Lyons, Rex Dykes, and Ron Compton. One step-son, Harold “Andy” Alger.

"She is survived by her two daughters, Mary Virginia Muncy Little, (David), and Joan Lockhart Compton, both of High Point, step daughter Billie Alger Dykes of Chesterfield, VA. eight grandchildren; Greg Muncy, (Patty) of Carson, VA, Patrick Muncy, (Laura) of Midlothian, VA, John Muncy, (Pam) of High Point, Billy Muncy of Cincinnati, OH, Melissa Touchstone, (James) of Newport News, VA, Cecil Muncy, (Marianne) of High Point, Rose Carter, (Paul, Sr) of Lenoir City, TN, Amy Lockhart Scott of Bluefield, VA. step grandson Kevin Dykes of Richmond, VA, 23 great grandchildren and 11 great-great grandchildren. Also surviving are brothers; Jack Brown, (Billie) of Milford, DE and Jerry Brown, (Gail) of High Point, sisters; Jean Shell (Bill) , Catherine Gilbert and Mary Leppo all of Maryland, sisters-in-law Betty Brown of Bluefield, WV and Mary Lou Brown of Maryland

"Mrs. Alger worked at several ladies fine specialty shops and always appreciated fine apparel.
She was a member of Covenant Church United Methodist in High Point where she served on the Stephens Ministry team and worked in the kitchen and was a member of the Morningstar Circle. She was a volunteer at High Point Regional Hospital. Mrs. Alger was a member of the Order of Eastern Star in Bluefield, WV. She took up bowling at 65 and won many awards. Ethel’s most recent days were spent enjoying solitaire on her iPad.

"Funeral services will be held Saturday, May 2nd at 7:30 pm in the chapel of Cumby Family Funeral Service, High Point. The family will greet friends at the funeral home two hours prior to the service (5:30 until 7:30 pm). Mrs. Alger will be taken to Craven-Shires Funeral Home in Bluefield, WV where the family will greet friends Sunday from 1:00 pm until 2:00 pm followed by funeral services in the funeral home chapel at 2:00 pm. Entombment will follow in Woodlawn Memorial Park Cemetery.

"Memorials by be given to Covenant Church United Methodist, 1526 Skeet Club Road, High Point, NC 27265."


Jack Edward Stewart

1. U.S. Public Records Index, 1950-1993, Volume 2; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Jack E Stewart
Birth Date: 17 Oct 1934
Address: 1908 Searles Rd, Baltimore, MD, 21222-3154"
2. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Jack Edward Stewart
[Jack E Stewart]
Gender: Male
Race: White
Birth Date: 17 Oct 1934
Birth Place: Charleston, West Virginia
[McDowell, West Virginia]
Death Date: 29 Mar 1987
Father: Mathew M Stewart
Mother: Neddie J Williams
SSN: 264462050
Death Certificate Number: 07879
Notes: Jan 1951: Name listed as JACK EDWARD STEWART; 20 Dec 1996: Name listed as JACK E STEWART"
3. U.S., Department of Veterans Affairs BIRLS Death File, 1850-2010; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Jack Stewart
Gender: Male
Birth Date: 17 Oct 1934
Death Date: 29 Mar 1987
SSN: 264462050
Branch 1: M
Enlistment Date 1: 11 Feb 1952
Release Date 1: 10 Feb 1954"
4. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by MLN JHP; 14 Aug 2014.
" Jack E. Stewart
Birth 17 Oct 1933
Death 29 Mar 1987 (aged 53)
Burial
Garrison Forest Veterans Cemetery
Owings Mills, Baltimore County, Maryland, USA
Plot A2 R11 S7"

Inscription: "US Marine Corps
Korea"


Elsie Mae Muncy

1. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1999"; 1999; Geneva Steel, Sandra Long,
and Tom Hatcher; "Richard D. and Marian Louvena Lockhart"; Article; Page 209; submitted by
Richard Douglas Lockhart, 205 South 7th Street, Princeton, WV.


James W. Hankins

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; War; E.D. 24-12; taken 16 Apr 1940; Page 231B;
Image 3 of 35; Household #14.
Listed as James R. Hankins; age 36; born in VA; married; 6th grade education; lived in Welch, WV
on 1 Apr 1935; truck driver for dry cleaning compnay, head of household.


Lettie Alice Necessary

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; War; E.D. 24-12; taken 16 Apr 1940; Page 231B;
Image 3 of 35; Household #14.
Listed as Alice Hankins; age 31; born in VA; married; 2 yrs HS education; lived in Welch, WV
on 1 Apr 1935; in household of husband, James W, Hankins.


Lucille Hankins

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; War; E.D. 24-12; taken 16 Apr 1940; Page 231B;
Image 3 of 35; Household #14.
Listed as Lucille Hankins; age 16; born in WV; 2 yrs HS education; attending school; lived in Welch,
WV on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, James W, Hankins.


Hansford Earl Lilly

1. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by Patty Greene; 23 Apr 2014.
" Hansford Earl Lilly
Birth 29 Aug 1921
Camp Creek, Mercer County, West Virginia, USA
Death 1 Jan 2005 (aged 83)
Princeton, Mercer County, West Virginia, USA
Burial
Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens
Prosperity, Raleigh County, West Virginia, USA"

Additional Information Posted.
"Son of Lonie Earl Lilly (1896-1945) & Sadie Clair Barker-Lilly (1892-1926).

"Brother of Clifford Lilly (1923-1923).

"Half brother of Evelyn Jean Lilly-Cox (1928-2010).

"Married to Betty Jean Hankins-Lilly (1925-2007) on September 22, 1942 in Camp Creek, Mercer County, WV (per WV Marriage License Register, Mercer County, WV, 1942, Page 25, Line 27, Application Date: September 17, 1942).

"Father of Allan Hansford Lilly & David Earl Lilly.

"Hansford Lilly served in the US Navy during World War II. He enjoyed gardening, hunting, fishing, wine making, woodworking, & cabinet making. He died at ae 83 and was buried in Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens Cemetery on January 4, 2005."


Betty Jean Hankins

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; War; E.D. 24-12; taken 16 Apr 1940; Page 231B;
Image 3 of 35; Household #14.
Listed as Betty Hankins; age 14; born in WV; 1 yr HS education; attending school; lived in Welch, WV
on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, James W, Hankins.
2. Mercer Co, WV; Marriage Registry; Vol #__(1942); Page 25; Line #26; WV Archives Web Site.
Hansford Lilly; age 21; born and living in Camp Creek, WV; single; married on 22 Sep 1942 at Camp
Creek, WV; Betty Jean Hankins; age 16; born in War, WV; single; living at Camp Creek, WV.
3. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Betty Jean Hankins
[Betty Hankins Lilly]
[Betty Lilly]
Gender: Female
Race: White
Birth Date: 25 Oct 1925
Birth Place: Welch, West Virginia
[War McDowell, West Virginia]
Death Date: 10 Feb 2007
Father: James W Hankins
Mother: Lettie A Necessary
SSN: 235348592
Notes: Jun 1942: Name listed as BETTY JEAN HANKINS;
Aug 1943: Name listed as BETTY HANKINS LILLY;
02 Mar 2007: Name listed as BETTY J LILLY"
4. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by Patty Greene; 14 Feb 2007.
" Betty Jean Hankins Lilly
Birth 25 Oct 1925
War, McDowell County, West Virginia, USA
Death 10 Feb 2007 (aged 81)
Beckley, Raleigh County, West Virginia, USA
Burial
Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens
Prosperity, Raleigh County, West Virginia, USA"

Additional Information Posted:
"Daughter of Raleigh Hankins (Deceased) & Alice Necessary-Hankins (Deceased).

"Sister of Lucille Hankins-Pruett (Deceased).

"Married to Hansford Earl Lilly (1921-2005) on September 22, 1942 in Camp Creek, Mercer County, WV (per WV Marriage License Register, Mercer County, WV, 1942, Page 25, Line 27, Application Date: September 17, 1942).

"Mother of Allan Hansford Lilly & David Earl Lilly.

"Betty Lilly grew up in McDowell County. She met her husband while visiting her grandparents in Camp Creek, WV, while he was serving in the US Navy during WWII. After her graduation from Spanishburg High School, they married and moved to Maxwell Hill, WV in 1946. She worked as a secretary for the Laborer's Union, Local 1453 and attended North Gate Baptist Church.

"Betty Lilly died at the Lucy Bowers Hospice House at age 81 after a long illness."


Lonnie Earl Lilly

1. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by Della Lilly; 7 Aug 2011.
" Lonie Earl Lilly
Birth 16 Feb 1896
Camp Creek, Mercer County, West Virginia, USA
Death 21 Jun 1945 (aged 49)
Bluefield, Mercer County, West Virginia, USA
Burial
Dayton Lilly Cemetery
Camp Creek, Mercer County, West Virginia, USA "

Additional Information Posted:
"Husband (Widower) Of:
Sadie Claire (Barker) Lilly

"Son Of:
William Lewis Dayton "Dayton"/"Lewis" Lilly
(BP: WV)
and
Sarah E. (Ellison) Lilly
(BP: WV)

"(Per Death Certificate)
Date & Place Of Burial:
6-23-1945
Lilly Cemetery
Camp Creek (community), WV

"Name & Address Of Informant:
Mrs. L. E. Lilly
Camp Creek (community), WV"


Onie Kin Green

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Asco Road; taken on 17 Apr 1930; Page 76B;
Image 24 of 48; Family #213/219.
Listed as Onnie Green; age 6; born in WV; in household of father, William H. Green.
2. US WWII Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Onie K Green
Birth Year: 1924
Race: White, citizen (White)
Nativity State or Country: West Virginia
State of Residence: West Virginia
County or City: Wyoming

Enlistment Date: 19 May 1943
Enlistment State: West Virginia
Enlistment City: Huntington
Branch: No branch assignment
Branch Code: No branch assignment
Grade: Private
Grade Code: Private
Term of Enlistment: Enlistment for the duration of the War or other emergency, plus six months, subject to the discretion of the President or otherwise according to law
Component: Selectees (Enlisted Men)
Source: Civil Life

Education: Grammar school
Civil Occupation: Semiskilled miners, and mining-machine operators
Marital Status: Single, without dependents
Height: 48
Weight: 061"
3. Buchanan Co, VA; Marriage License #'74-008171; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Onie King Green; age 49; born 22 Mar 1924 in WV; divorced; this is second marriage; 6th grade education;
living at Davy, WV; son of William and Thelma (England) Green; married on 4 Feb 1974 in Baptist ceremony
in Grundy, VA; Lula Mae Roberts Lambert; age 52; born 17 Jan 1922 in WV; widow; this is second marriage;
3 grade education; living at Davy, WV; daughter of Moses and Pite (Damron) Roberts.
4. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Onnie Green
[Onie Kin Green]
[Onie Green]
SSN: 236288100
Gender: Male
Race: White
Birth Date: 22 Mar 1923
Birth Place: Hevaley Mcdo, West Virginia
[Hensley, West Virginia]
Death Date: 15 Oct 1996
Father: William H Green
Mother: Thelma R England
Disability Status: Disability established - no record of type.
Claim Date: 21 Sep 1960
Type of Claim: Original SSN.
Notes: 1941: Name listed as ONNIE GREEN; Apr 1950: Name listed as ONIE KIN GREEN; 21 Sep 1960: Name listed as ONIE K GREEN..."
5. Social Security Death Index; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Onie K. Green; born 22 Mar 1924; died 15 Oct 1996; last residence, Princeton, Mercer Co, WV;
SS # 236-28-8100; card issued in WV before 1951.
6. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
Jim and Phyllis Snow; 21 Mar 2009.
Onie Kin Green; born 22 Mar 1924; died 15 Oct 1996; buried here; headstone photo shown; "FATHER".


Lula Mae Roberts

1. Buchanan Co, VA; Marriage License #'74-008171; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Onie King Green; age 49; born 22 Mar 1924 in WV; divorced; this is second marriage; 6th grade education;
living at Davy, WV; son of William and Thelma (England) Green; married on 4 Feb 1974 in Baptist ceremony
in Grundy, VA; Lula Mae Roberts Lambert; age 52; born 17 Jan 1922 in WV; widow; this is second marriage;
3 grade education; living at Davy, WV; daughter of Moses and Pite (Damron) Roberts.


Everett Millis Wood

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; Excelsior; taken on 24 Apr 1930;
Page 110B; Image 20 of 52; Family #180/194.
Listed as Everett Wood; age 9; born in WV; in household of father, Clinton Wood.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #'61 001966; WV Archives Web Site via LDS Web Site.
Everett Millis Wood; age 39; born in Mar 1921 at Matoaka, WV; married; coal miner; living at
Warriormines, WV; SS#234-22-0796; son of Clinton E. and Alice (Grant) Wood; died 10 Feb
1961 in Grace Hospital, Welch, WV; from adeno carcinoma of colon with metastasis; buried
12 Feb 1961 in Grandview Memory Garden, (Bluefield), Tazewell Co, VA


Cathern G. Crawford

1. 1930 Census, Fayette Co, WV; Fayetteville District; Scarba; taken on 10 Apr 1930; Page 132B;
Image 28 of 99; Family #287/290.
Listed as Catherine Crawford; age 4; born in WV; in household of father, William T. Crawford.
2. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Premier; E.D. 24-38; taken on 25 Apr
1940; Page 753A; Image 6 of 10; Household #40.
Listed as Cathern Crawford; age 14; born in WV; 1 yr HS education; living at Mead,
Raleigh Co, WV on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, William T. Crawford.