McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV; Families and Individuals

Notes


John M. Hamro

1. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1995"; 1995; By Geneva Steel, Tom
Hatcher, Christine C. McGuire and Sandra Long; "The William East Family"; Article; Page 141;
submitted by Angela East, Coalwood, WV 24824.
2. McDowell Co, WV; West Virginia Naturalization Records, 1814-1991; Declaration of Intention.
Julius Hamro; age 64; born 11 Feb 1876 in Takasci, Hungary; 5'5" tall; 145 lbs, brown eyes, brown
hair; dark complexion, miner; living at Berwind, WV; husband of Mary; born 4 Sep 1881 in Varsar,
Hungary; they married 25 May 1902 in Takasci, Hungary; Mary entered US on 27 Nov 1905 at New
York, NY ; Julius entered the US on 16 Feb 1904 at New York, NY from Libsic, Germany aboard the
SS Kroonland under the name of Gyula Hamra; father of 7 children (all listed with names, birth date
and place); signed 20 May 1940 at Welch, WV.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1936); Page 249; WV Archives Web Site.
John Hamro; age 23; born in Ramsey, OH; single; miner; living at Gary, WV; son of Julius and Mary
Hamro; married on 2 May 1936 in Gary, WV; Mary Popovich; age 16; born in Harlan, KY; single;
living in Gary, WV; daughter of Pete and Mary Popovich.


Mary Popovich

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1936); Page 249; WV Archives Web Site.
John Hamro; age 23; born in Ramsey, OH; single; miner; living at Gary, WV; son of Julius and Mary
Hamro; married on 2 May 1936 in Gary, WV; Mary Popovich; age 16; born in Harlan, KY; single;
living in Gary, WV; daughter of Pete and Mary Popovich.


Charles Edward White

1. Virginia Funeral Home; Grundy, VA; Posted Obit.
"Charles Edward “Ridgerunner” White age 62, of Jolo West, Virginia passed away on Tuesday, December 17, 2019, at the Pikeville Medical Center in Pikeville, Kentucky.

"He was born on April 4, 1957, at Princeton West, Virginia. He was the son of the late Allen Byrd White and Evelena Gore White. He was owner and operator of CW And S Transport. He loved trucking, riding four wheelers, and hunting.

"In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by one sister, Rose Haynes; one nephew, Bo Allen White; and one brother-in-law, Lloyd Mullins.

"SURVIVORS INCLUDE:
His Wife
Linda Lester White of Jolo, West Virginia
Son
Charles Allen White “ Little Man” and wife Ashley of Princeton, West Virginia
Grandchildren
Bradley Mossor and Brayden Mossor
Brother
Jimmy White of Princeton, West Virginia
Aunt and Uncle
Frances Bolden of Princeton, West Virginia
Benny Ferguson of Princeton, West Virginia
Also survived by niece Misty (Wes) Comer
Nephew Jesse Haynes

"His Family By Choice
Ocie Lester, “Maw” Mother-in-law, of Jolo, West Virginia
Betty Mullins, Sister-in-law of New Castle, Virginia
Gary & Cathy Estep, Brother & Sister-in-law of Jolo, West Virginia
Jessica & Kevin Anglin of Jolo, West Virginia
Gary “Matthew” & Holly Estep of Jolo, West Virginia

"Two Little girls that called him “Unk” that were the
Apple of his eyes, Charlotte & Catherine Estep

"Along with many coal trucking friends & neighbors…

"Funeral services for Charles Edward “Ridgerunner” White will be conducted on Saturday, December 21, 2019, 12:00 Noon, at the Raysal Freewill Baptist Church at Raysal, West Virginia, with Herman Day and Charles Vance officiating. Burial will follow at the Preston Mullins Cemetery, Baker Ridge Road, Paynesville, West Virginia.
"There will be a service at the Raysal Freewill Baptist Church on Friday, December 20, 2019, at 7:00 P.M. Friends may call at 6:00 P.M.

"Serving as pallbearers will be Gary Matthew Estep, Kevin Anglin, Joshua Anglin, Greg Estep, Ronald Graham, Lyle Day, Greg Cline, Daryl Stevens, Joe Burch, and David Little.

"Honorary pallbearers will be Charlie Muncy, Eddie Asbury, Jackie Ratliff, Timmy Stevenson, Teddy Swin, Greg Noe, and Gordon Mullins.

"Virginia Funeral Home of Grundy, Virginia is in charge of the arrangements.

"To send flowers to the family of Charles Edward "Ridgerunner" White, please visit our Heartfelt Sympathies Store. "


Gyula Hamra aka Julius Hamro

1. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1995"; 1995; By Geneva Steel, Tom
Hatcher, Christine C. McGuire and Sandra Long; "The William East Family"; Article; Page 141;
submitted by Angela East, Coalwood, WV 24824.
2. McDowell Co, WV; West Virginia Naturalization Records, 1814-1991; Declaration of Intention.
Julius Hamro; age 64; born 11 Feb 1876 in Takasci, Hungary; 5'5" tall; 145 lbs, brown eyes, brown
hair; dark complexion, miner; living at Berwind, WV; husband of Mary; born 4 Sep 1881 in Varsar,
Hungary; they married 25 May 1902 in Takasci, Hungary; Mary entered US on 27 Nov 1905 at New
York, NY ; Julius entered the US on 16 Feb 1904 at New York, NY from Libsic, Germany aboard the
SS Kroonland under the name of Gyula Hamra; father of 7 children (all listed with names, birth date
and place); signed 20 May 1940 at Welch, WV.
3. Mercer Co, WV; Death Certificate #5002; WV Archives Web Site.
Julius Hamro; age 72 yrs, 2 mons, 15 days; born 11 Feb 1876 in Hungary; married; husband of Mary
Hamro, age 66; retired coal miner; SS #236-05-0802; living at 631 Bramwell Rd, Bluefield, WV; son
of John and Mary (Posza) Hamro (don't believe these names are acurate); died 26 Apr 1948 at his
home; due to cerebral hemorrhage with one sided paralysis and myocarditis; buried 29 Apr 1948 in
Woodlawn, Bluefield (Sic, Bluewell), WV; informant, James Hamro, Bluefield, WV.


Mary Pocza

1. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1995"; 1995; By Geneva Steel, Tom
Hatcher, Christine C. McGuire and Sandra Long; "The William East Family"; Article; Page 141;
submitted by Angela East, Coalwood, WV 24824.
2. McDowell Co, WV; West Virginia Naturalization Records, 1814-1991; Declaration of Intention.
Julius Hamro; age 64; born 11 Feb 1876 in Takasci, Hungary; 5'5" tall; 145 lbs, brown eyes, brown
hair; dark complexion, miner; living at Berwind, WV; husband of Mary; born 4 Sep 1881 in Varsar,
Hungary; they married 25 May 1902 in Takasci, Hungary; Mary entered US on 27 Nov 1905 at New
York, NY ; Julius entered the US on 16 Feb 1904 at New York, NY from Libsic, Germany aboard the
SS Kroonland under the name of Gyula Hamra; father of 7 children (all listed with names, birth date
and place); signed 20 May 1940 at Welch, WV.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #'58 000594; WV Archives Web Site.
Mary Pocza; age 77; born 4 Sep 1881 in Vasar, Hungary; widow; living at Welch, WV; daughter of
Steve and Kathleen (Orban) Pocza; died 6 Jan 1958 in Welch Emergency Hospital, Welch, WV; due
to arteriosclerosis with rheumatoid arthritis; buried 10 Jan 1958 in Woodlawn Memorial Park,
Bluewell, WV; informant, Mrs. George Banks, Welch, WV.


Elizabeth Hamro

1. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1995"; 1995; By Geneva Steel, Tom
Hatcher, Christine C. McGuire and Sandra Long; "The William East Family"; Article; Page 141;
submitted by Angela East, Coalwood, WV 24824.
2. McDowell Co, WV; West Virginia Naturalization Records, 1814-1991; Declaration of Intention.
Julius Hamro; age 64; born 11 Feb 1876 in Takasci, Hungary; 5'5" tall; 145 lbs, brown eyes, brown
hair; dark complexion, miner; living at Berwind, WV; husband of Mary; born 4 Sep 1881 in Varsar,
Hungary; they married 25 May 1902 in Takasci, Hungary; Mary entered US on 27 Nov 1905 at New
York, NY ; Julius entered the US on 16 Feb 1904 at New York, NY from Libsic, Germany aboard the
SS Kroonland under the name of Gyula Hamra; father of 7 children (all listed with names, birth date
and place); signed 20 May 1940 at Welch, WV.


Joseph "Joe" Hamro

1. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1995"; 1995; By Geneva Steel, Tom
Hatcher, Christine C. McGuire and Sandra Long; "The William East Family"; Article; Page 141;
submitted by Angela East, Coalwood, WV 24824.
2. McDowell Co, WV; West Virginia Naturalization Records, 1814-1991; Declaration of Intention.
Julius Hamro; age 64; born 11 Feb 1876 in Takasci, Hungary; 5'5" tall; 145 lbs, brown eyes, brown
hair; dark complexion, miner; living at Berwind, WV; husband of Mary; born 4 Sep 1881 in Varsar,
Hungary; they married 25 May 1902 in Takasci, Hungary; Mary entered US on 27 Nov 1905 at New
York, NY ; Julius entered the US on 16 Feb 1904 at New York, NY from Libsic, Germany aboard the
SS Kroonland under the name of Gyula Hamra; father of 7 children (all listed with names, birth date
and place); signed 20 May 1940 at Welch, WV.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #'59 012261; WV Archives Web Site.
Joseph Hamro; age 51; born in Middleburg, VT; never married; disabled veteran; living at Welch, WV;
son of Julius and Mary (Pocza) Hamro; died 8 Sep 1959 in Welch, WV; due to acute coronary
occlusion with arteriosclerotic heart disease; buried 12 Sep 1959 in Woodlawn Cemetery, Bluewell,
WV; informant, Mrs. George Banks, Welch, WV.


Julia Hamro

1. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1995"; 1995; By Geneva Steel, Tom
Hatcher, Christine C. McGuire and Sandra Long; "The William East Family"; Article; Page 141;
submitted by Angela East, Coalwood, WV 24824.
2. McDowell Co, WV; West Virginia Naturalization Records, 1814-1991; Declaration of Intention.
Julius Hamro; age 64; born 11 Feb 1876 in Takasci, Hungary; 5'5" tall; 145 lbs, brown eyes, brown
hair; dark complexion, miner; living at Berwind, WV; husband of Mary; born 4 Sep 1881 in Varsar,
Hungary; they married 25 May 1902 in Takasci, Hungary; Mary entered US on 27 Nov 1905 at New
York, NY ; Julius entered the US on 16 Feb 1904 at New York, NY from Libsic, Germany aboard the
SS Kroonland under the name of Gyula Hamra; father of 7 children (all listed with names, birth date
and place); signed 20 May 1940 at Welch, WV.


Helen Hamro

1. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1995"; 1995; By Geneva Steel, Tom
Hatcher, Christine C. McGuire and Sandra Long; "The William East Family"; Article; Page 141;
submitted by Angela East, Coalwood, WV 24824.
2. McDowell Co, WV; West Virginia Naturalization Records, 1814-1991; Declaration of Intention.
Julius Hamro; age 64; born 11 Feb 1876 in Takasci, Hungary; 5'5" tall; 145 lbs, brown eyes, brown
hair; dark complexion, miner; living at Berwind, WV; husband of Mary; born 4 Sep 1881 in Varsar,
Hungary; they married 25 May 1902 in Takasci, Hungary; Mary entered US on 27 Nov 1905 at New
York, NY ; Julius entered the US on 16 Feb 1904 at New York, NY from Libsic, Germany aboard the
SS Kroonland under the name of Gyula Hamra; father of 7 children (all listed with names, birth date
and place); signed 20 May 1940 at Welch, WV.


James Samuel Dunford

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; Bartlett (sic? Bartley?); taken on 1 May 1930;
Page 75A; Image 88 of 89; Family #9/9.
Listed as Samuel Dunford; age 18; born in WV; in household of father, William Dunford.
2. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1999"; 1999; By Geneva Steel, Tom
Hatcher and Sandra Long; "Thomas Carl and Grace Belle Davidson Dunford"; Article; Page 141;
submitted by Loretta Dial, Bartley, WV 24813.
3. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by Valerie Neal; 3 Apr 2014; maintained by Find A Grave.
" James Samuel Dunford
Birth 21 Sep 1910
West Virginia, USA
Death 18 Jun 1967 (aged 56)
USA
Burial
Dunford Family Cemetery
Bartley, McDowell County, West Virginia, USA"


Clare Hagerman

1. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1999"; 1999; By Geneva Steel, Tom
Hatcher and Sandra Long; "Thomas Carl and Grace Belle Davidson Dunford"; Article; Page 141;
submitted by Loretta Dial, Bartley, WV 24813.


William Blaine Woody

1. "Heritage of McDowell Co, WV 1858-1999", Vol II, "Darcus Annie Woody" article, page 257.
2. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Big Creek District, taken on 8 Jan 1920, Page 52A, Family #127.
Listed as Blaine Woody, age 4, born in WV, in household of father, Harrison Woody.
3. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Big Creek, Coalwood/Six, taken on ? Apr 1930, Page 37A,
Family #220.
Listed as Blaine Woody, age 14, born in WV, in household of father, Harrison Woody.
4. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1948); Page 486; WV Archives Web Site.
William Blaine Woody; age 26; born and living in War, WV; widowed; married on 1 Jul 1948 in
Paynesville, WV; Clara Hagerman; age 26; born and living in Jolo, WV; widow.
5. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1995"; 1995; Edited by Dr, Thomas C.
Hatcher; Geneva Steele; Sandra Long and Christine Carr McGuire; "Harrison Woody, Miner"; Article;
Page 265; submitted by Loretts G. Collins, Daughter, 8046 N. 175 E, Wawaka, IN 46794.


Clara Abbie Hagerman

1. "The Heritage of McDowell Co, WV 1858-1999", Vol II, page 193, W. Riley and
Mary Jane Hagerman article, submitted by Lula Waddell, P.O. Box 74, Jolo, WV
24850.
William Riley Hagerman was son of Mose and Clary Abby Hagerman. He married
Mary Jane Pruitt, daughter of Shade and Cosby Booth Pruitt.
Children were: Shade, born 1 Oct 1889, died 21 Apr 1983, married Mary Jane
Vance, buried in Tom Sparks Cemetery; Mose, married Tilda (______), buried
in Wiley Mullins Cemetery; Roosevelt, married Levisa Vance, buried in
Theodore Roosevelt Cemetery; Vester, killed in mining accident, buried in
Perry Vance Cemetery; John R., born 14 Apr 1908, married Hattie Vance,
buried in Hettie Hagerman Cemetery; James Walter, born 23 Aug 1912, married
Polly Baker; Ulysses E., born 16 May 1909, married First Fanny Cooper and
second Effie Lester; Myrtle Victoria, born 20 Oct 1915, married George Vance;
King Mitch, born 13 Apr 1917, married Mary Carton; Clara, born 29 Dce 1922,
married first Malcolm Green, second Arthur Hawks and third Blaine Woody, she
is buried in Perry Woody Cemetery; and Joe Crocket, born 15 May 1924, married
Joy Payne.
2. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Sandy River District, taken on 2 Apr 1930, Page 223A, Family #7.
Listed as Clara Hagerman, age 8, born in WV, in household of father, William R. Hagerman.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1943); Page 323; WV Archives Web Site.
Arthur W. Hawks; age 42; born in VA; divorced; living at Jolo, WV; married on 25 Oct 1943 in Jolo,
WV; Claira Hagerman; age 21; born in Bradshaw, WV; divorced; living at Jolo, WV.
4. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1948); Page 486; WV Archives Web Site.
William Blaine Woody; age 26; born and living in War, WV; widowed; married on 1 Jul 1948 in
Paynesville, WV; Clara Hagerman; age 26; born and living in Jolo, WV; widow.
5. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Clara Abbie Woody
[Clara Woody]
[Clara Abbie Hagerman]
Gender: Female
Race: White
Birth Date: 29 Dec 1921
Birth Place: Jolo McDowel, West Virginia
Death Date: Jan 1981
Father: William R Hagerman
Mother: Mary J Pruitt
SSN: 235565060
Disability Status: Disability denied - no record of type.
Notes: Jun 1953: Name listed as CLARA ABBIE WOODY;
31 Dec 1987: Name listed as CLARA WOODY"


Clara Abbie Hagerman

1. "The Heritage of McDowell Co, WV 1858-1999", Vol II, page 193, W. Riley and
Mary Jane Hagerman article, submitted by Lula Waddell, P.O. Box 74, Jolo, WV
24850.
William Riley Hagerman was son of Mose and Clary Abby Hagerman. He married
Mary Jane Pruitt, daughter of Shade and Cosby Booth Pruitt.
Children were: Shade, born 1 Oct 1889, died 21 Apr 1983, married Mary Jane
Vance, buried in Tom Sparks Cemetery; Mose, married Tilda (______), buried
in Wiley Mullins Cemetery; Roosevelt, married Levisa Vance, buried in
Theodore Roosevelt Cemetery; Vester, killed in mining accident, buried in
Perry Vance Cemetery; John R., born 14 Apr 1908, married Hattie Vance,
buried in Hettie Hagerman Cemetery; James Walter, born 23 Aug 1912, married
Polly Baker; Ulysses E., born 16 May 1909, married First Fanny Cooper and
second Effie Lester; Myrtle Victoria, born 20 Oct 1915, married George Vance;
King Mitch, born 13 Apr 1917, married Mary Carton; Clara, born 29 Dce 1922,
married first Malcolm Green, second Arthur Hawks and third Blaine Woody, she
is buried in Perry Woody Cemetery; and Joe Crocket, born 15 May 1924, married
Joy Payne.
2. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Sandy River District, taken on 2 Apr 1930, Page 223A, Family #7.
Listed as Clara Hagerman, age 8, born in WV, in household of father, William R. Hagerman.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1943); Page 323; WV Archives Web Site.
Arthur W. Hawks; age 42; born in VA; divorced; living at Jolo, WV; married on 25 Oct 1943 in Jolo,
WV; Claira Hagerman; age 21; born in Bradshaw, WV; divorced; living at Jolo, WV.
4. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1948); Page 486; WV Archives Web Site.
William Blaine Woody; age 26; born and living in War, WV; widowed; married on 1 Jul 1948 in
Paynesville, WV; Clara Hagerman; age 26; born and living in Jolo, WV; widow.
5. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Clara Abbie Woody
[Clara Woody]
[Clara Abbie Hagerman]
Gender: Female
Race: White
Birth Date: 29 Dec 1921
Birth Place: Jolo McDowel, West Virginia
Death Date: Jan 1981
Father: William R Hagerman
Mother: Mary J Pruitt
SSN: 235565060
Disability Status: Disability denied - no record of type.
Notes: Jun 1953: Name listed as CLARA ABBIE WOODY;
31 Dec 1987: Name listed as CLARA WOODY"


Leander Jackson Bishop

1. 1870 Census, Montgomery Co, VA; Auburn Township; Christiansburg PO; taken 13 Jul 1870; Page
36B; Image 4 of 80; Family #23/23.
Listed as Leander J. Bishop; age 12; born in VA; in household of father, Obediah Bishop.
2. 1880 Census, Montgomery Co, VA; 56th Enumeration District; taken 18 Jun 1880; Page 491A;
Image 33 of 36; Family #268/278.
Listed as Leander J. Bishop; age 20; born in VA; single; at home on farm; in household of father,
Obediah Bishop.
3. Montgomery Co, VA; death Certificate #22000; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Leander Jackson Bishop; age 76 yrs. 3 mons, 20 days; born in Montgomery Co, vA; married; husband
of Laura E. Bishop; farmer; living at Riven, VA; son of George Obie and Katherine (Lucas) Bishop;
died 15 Sep 1935 in Auburn District, Montgomery Co, VA; due to cardio renal vascular syndrome;
buried 16 Sep 1935 in Riven, VA; informant, William Bishop, Riven, VA.