McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families and Individuals

Notes


George M. Wyatt

1. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Davy Pocahontas; taken on 13 Feb 1920;
Page 206A; Image 7 of 16; Family #226/226.
Listed as George Wyatt; age 57; born in OH; married; laborer in coal mine; head of household.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #8751; WV Archives Web Site.
George M. Wyatt; age 63 yrs, 1 mon, 29 days; born 8 May 1862 in OH; married; coal miner;
son of unknown parents; died 7 Jul 1924 in Welch Hospital #1, Welch, WV; due to shock from
fractured skull and other injuries; buried 8 Jul 1924 at Roderfield; informant, Emmitt E, Bird,
Roderfield, WV.
3. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 17 Dec 2013.
George M. Wyatt; born 8 May 1862; died 7 Jul 1921(sic, 1924); buried here; grave marker photo
shown;
"GONE BUT NOT FORGOTTEN".
4. Facebook Posting; 18 Apr 2020; Ashley Barns.
"George Wyatt, age 55, son of Jacob and Lettie Wyatt, married Alice Bunn on July 5, 1917 in Tazewell, VA, the daughter of John and Mollie Bunn."


Alice Bunn

1. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Davy Pocahontas; taken on 13 Feb 1920;
Page 206A; Image 7 of 16; Family #226/226.
Listed as Alice Wyatt; age 33; born in VA; married; in household of husband, George M. Wyatt.
2. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Premier; E.D. 24-38; taken 26 Apr 1940;
Page 764A; Image 7 of 10; Houshold #53.
Listed as Alice Wyatt; age 54; born in VA; widow; no education; helper; lived in same place on 1 Apr
1935; in household of William M. Marshall.
3. Facebook Posting; 18 Apr 2020; Ashley Barns.
"George Wyatt, age 55, son of Jacob and Lettie Wyatt, married Alice Bunn on July 5, 1917 in Tazewell, VA, the daughter of John and Mollie Bunn."


James S. Wright

1. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #'59 009500; WV Archives Web Site.
James S. Wright; age 55; born 14 Jun 1904 in Boone, NC; divorced; retired coal miner; living at
Junior Poca, WV; son of Frank and Chaney (Chambers) Wright; died at home in Junior Poca, WV;
on 6 Jul 1959; due to external hemorrhage; sel inflicted knife wound of neck; buried 9 Jul 1959 in
Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, WV; informant, Margaret Patsey, Premier.
2. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 14 Jun 2014.
James S. Wright; born 14 Jun 1904; died 6 Jul 1959; buried here; grave marker photo shown.


James Wright

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1923); Page 358; WV Archives Web Site.
James Wright; age 24; born in VA; single; black; laborer; living in Iaeger, WV; son of Sara
Wright; married on 22 Oct 1923 at Panther, WV; Fanny Smith; age 21; born in VA; single;
black; daughter of Lee and Maud Smith.


Fanny Smith

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1923); Page 358; WV Archives Web Site.
James Wright; age 24; born in VA; single; black; laborer; living in Iaeger, WV; son of Sara
Wright; married on 22 Oct 1923 at Panther, WV; Fanny Smith; age 21; born in VA; single;
black; daughter of Lee and Maud Smith.


Lafayette Wright

1. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Lafayette Wright
Gender: Male
Race: Black
Birth Date: 17 Aug 1927
Birth Place: Glade Spring, Virginia
Death Date: Dec 1978
Father: James Wright
Mother: Fannie Smith
SSN: 722053345
Notes: Jul 1948: Name listed as LAFAYETTE WRIGHT"
2. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 29 Dec 2013.
Lafayette Wright; born in 1927; died in 1978; buried here; headstone photo shown; "AIC * US AIR FORCE *
WORLD WAR II".


Silas O. Wright

1. U.S. WWII Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947: Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Silas O Wright
Gender: Male
Race: White
Age: 30
Relationship to Draftee: Self (Head)
Birth Place: Holden, West Virginia, USA
Birth Date: 15 Mar 1910
Residence Place: Hensley, Mcdowell, West Virginia, USA
Registration Date: 16 Oct 1940
Occupation: United States Steel
Weight: 180
Complexion: Dark
Eye Color: Brown
Hair Color: Brown
Height: 5 10
Next of Kin: Anna Ball Wright
Household Members:
Name Relationship
Silas O Wright Self (Head)
Anna Ball Wright"
2. Social Security Death Index; LDS Web Site.
"Age 64
Given Name Silas
Surname Wright
Birth Date 15 Mar 1910
State West Virginia
Last Place of Residence West Virginia
Previous Residence Postal Code 24801
Event Date Aug 1974"
3. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 22 Jun 2014.
Silas O. Wright; 15 Mar 1910; died 21 Aug 1974; buried here; grave marker photo shown; "TEC 5 US ARMY";
personal photo posted.


John Calvin W. Wright

1. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #4933; WV Archives Web Site.
John C.W. Wright; age 65; born 5 Sep 1876 at Catlettsburg, KY; married; husband of Susie C.
Wright; former coal miner; living at Hensley, WV; son of George and Mary (Jobe) Wright; died 16
Apr 1942 near Wilmore, WV from crushing injuries to head and chest; found on N&W RR track
between Iaeger and Roderfield; buried 18 Apr 1942 in Iaeger Memorial, Roderfield, WV; informant,
Paul E. Wright, Marytown, WV.
2. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
Osborne/Hayner; 12 Feb 2012. (Memorial #84899540)
John Calvin W. Wright; born 5 Sep 1876 in KY; died 16 Apr 1942 in McDowell Co, WV; buried here;
no grave marker photo shown; personal photo and death certificate posted.


Livenia Kitchen

1. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Jobe Cemetery, Louisa, Lawrence Co, KY; submitted by
B. Penix; 11 Jan 2009; headstone photo added by Lauren.
Livenia Kitchen Carter; born 2 Sep 1883; died 8 Jun 1974; buried here; headstone photo shown;
"MOTHER"; "Daughter of William Kitchen and Martha A. Cooksey. Wife of George Carter, he is
buried at the Webb Cemetery".


Mary Magdalene Christian

1. Buchanan Co, VA; Marriage License #37421; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Charlie Jackson Vance; age 23; born in Tazewell Co, VA; single; no previous marriage;
miner; living at Harman, VA; son of Robert and Susie (Smith) Vance; married on 18 Oct 1939
at Grundy, VA; Magdalene Christian; age 21; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; no previous
marriage; living at Harman, VA; daughter of Riley and Fannie (Carter) Christian.
2. U.S., Cemetery and Funeral Home Collection, 1847-2017; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Mary Magdaline Vance Combs
Gender: Female
Death Age: 90
Birth Date: 26 Feb 1920
Birth Place: Roderfield, McDowell, West Virginia, USA
Residence Place: Tazewell, Virginia, USA
Death Date: 28 Jun 2010
Death Place: Tazewell, Tazewell, Virginia, USA
Obituary Date: 24 Aug 2010
Source Title: Sheboygan Press
Source Location: Tazewell, Virginia, USA
Spouse: Charlie Vance
Children: Barbara Lambert of Big Sandy, WV; Charles Vance and Richard Vance; John Vance and wife, Linda of Riverview, MI; Margaret Andrews and Sandra Mullins
Parents: John Wiley Christian
Brothers and Sisters: Claude Christian, Fred Christian, and John Wiley; Dolly Minton, and June Dority"
3. Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Mary M. Combs
Last Residence:
48193 Wyandotte, Wayne, Michigan
BORN: 26 Feb 1920
Died: 28 Jun 2010
State (Year) SSN issued: Virginia (Before 1951)"
4. United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries; LDS Web Site.
"Deceased
Name Mrs Mary Magdaline Vance Combs
Event Type Obituary
Event Date 01 Jul 2010
Event Place West Virginia, United States
Residence Place Tazewell, Virginia
Gender Female
Age 90
Birth Date 26 Feb 1920
Birthplace Roderfield, West Virginia
Death Date 28 Jun 2010
Death Place Tazewell, Virginia
Burial Place Bluefield, Virginia
Newspaper Bluefield Daily Telegraph"
"Spouse and Children
Richard Vance Son Male
Margaret Andrews Daughter Female
Charlie Vance Husband Male
Reverend Ova Combs Husband Male
Sandra Mullins Daughter Female
Charles Vance Son Male
John Vance Son Male
Barbara Lambert Daughter Female
Parents and Siblings
John Wiley Christian Father Male
Dolly Minton Sister Female
June Dority Sister Female
Claude Christian Brother Male
Fred Christian Brother Male
John Wiley Christian Or J W Brother Male
Extended Family
Angela Granddaughter Female
Michael Grandson Male
Others on Record
Reverend Alex Alley Nonrelative Male
Linda Vance DaughterInLaw Female"


John Wiley Christian

1. McDowell Co, WV; WW I; Draft Registration Card #2615; 12 Sep 1918; Ancestry.com Web Site.
John Wiley Christian; age 44; born 17 Oct 1873; living at Roderfield, WV; blacksmith for Fall River
Coal Co, Roderfield, WV; nearest relative, Fana Christian, Roderfield, WV; tall with medium build;
blue eyes and brown hair.
2. West Virginia, Deaths Index, 1853-1973; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: John Wylie Christian
Birth Date: 17 Oct 1878
Birth Place: Tenn
Death Date: 8 Dec 1932
Death Place: Newhall, Mc Dowell, West Virginia
Death Age: 54 years 2 months 21 days
Occupation: Blacksmith
Race: White
Marital Status: Married
Gender: Male
Father Name: John Wylie Christian
Father Birth Place: Tenn
FHL Film Number: 800212"


Aaron Wright

1. 1850 Census, Russell Co, VA; 54th District; taken on 25 Jul 1850; Page 225A; Image 17 of 258;
Family #107/107..
Listed as Aaron Wright; age 27; born in NC; farmer; head of household.
2. "Pioneer Recollections of Southwest Virginia", Elihu Jasper Sutherland,
1984, page 359, by Isabel Louvina Stanley, 6 Jun 1923.
Aaron Wright; married Isabel (Ibbie) Deaton; moved to KY after Civil War
near Ohio River; drowned in Ohio shortly after moving there; children: Polly,
Vina, Dicie, Louisa, Elizabeth, and Stonewall Jackson Wright;


Isabelle "Ibby" Deaton

1. 1850 Census, Russell Co, VA; 54th District; taken on 25 Jul 1850; Page 225A; Image 17 of 258;
Family #107/107..
Listed as Isabelle Wright; age 26; born in NC; in household of husband, Aaron Wright.
2. "Pioneer Recollections of Southwest Virginia", Elihu Jasper Sutherland,
1984, page 359, by Isabel Louvina Stanley, 6 Jun 1923.
Aaron Wright; married Isabel (Ibbie) Deaton; moved to KY after Civil War
near Ohio River; drowned in Ohio shortly after moving there; children: Polly,
Vina, Dicie, Louisa, Elizabeth, and Stonewall Jackson Wright;


Polly J. Wright

1. 1850 Census, Russell Co, VA; 54th District; taken on 25 Jul 1850; Page 225A; Image 17 of 258;
Family #107/107..
Listed as Polly J. Wright; age 8; born in Russell Co, VA; in household of father, Aaron Wright.
2. "Pioneer Recollections of Southwest Virginia", Elihu Jasper Sutherland,
1984, page 359, by Isabel Louvina Stanley, 6 Jun 1923.
Aaron Wright; married Isabel (Ibbie) Deaton; moved to KY after Civil War
near Ohio River; drowned in Ohio shortly after moving there; children: Polly,
Vina, Dicie, Louisa, Elizabeth, and Stonewall Jackson Wright;


Lavenia Wright

1. 1850 Census, Russell Co, VA; 54th District; taken on 25 Jul 1850; Page 225A; Image 17 of 258;
Family #107/107..
Listed as Lavenia Wright; age 5; born in Russell Co, VA; in household of father, Aaron Wright.
2. "Pioneer Recollections of Southwest Virginia", Elihu Jasper Sutherland,
1984, page 359, by Isabel Louvina Stanley, 6 Jun 1923.
Aaron Wright; married Isabel (Ibbie) Deaton; moved to KY after Civil War
near Ohio River; drowned in Ohio shortly after moving there; children: Polly,
Vina, Dicie, Louisa, Elizabeth, and Stonewall Jackson Wright;


Sarah Wright

1. 1850 Census, Russell Co, VA; 54th District; taken on 25 Jul 1850; Page 225A; Image 17 of 258;
Family #107/107..
Listed as Sarah Wright; age 3; born in Russell Co, VA; in household of father, Aaron Wright.
2. "Pioneer Recollections of Southwest Virginia", Elihu Jasper Sutherland,
1984, page 359, by Isabel Louvina Stanley, 6 Jun 1923.
Aaron Wright; married Isabel (Ibbie) Deaton; moved to KY after Civil War
near Ohio River; drowned in Ohio shortly after moving there; children: Polly,
Vina, Dicie, Louisa, Elizabeth, and Stonewall Jackson Wright;


Jonathan W. Wright

1. 1850 Census, Russell Co, VA; 54th District; taken on 25 Jul 1850; Page 225A; Image 17 of 258;
Family #107/107..
Listed as Jonathan W. Wright; age 3 mons; born in Russell Co, VA; in household of father, Aaron Wright.
2. "Pioneer Recollections of Southwest Virginia", Elihu Jasper Sutherland,
1984, page 359, by Isabel Louvina Stanley, 6 Jun 1923.
Aaron Wright; married Isabel (Ibbie) Deaton; moved to KY after Civil War
near Ohio River; drowned in Ohio shortly after moving there; children: Polly,
Vina, Dicie, Louisa, Elizabeth, and Stonewall Jackson Wright;