McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families and Individuals

Notes


Benjamin Lee " Ben" Perdue Jr.

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1949); Page 240; WV Archives Web Site.
Benjamin Lee Pardue; age 21; born in Lora (sp?), VA; single; living at Welch, WV; married on 18
May 1949 at Premier, WV; Connie Lucille Mahaffey; age 21; born at Premier, WV; single; living at
Welch, WV.
2. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 31 Dec 2013.
Ben L. Pardue, Jr.; born 25 Mar 1929; died 25 Apr 1986; buried here; double headstone photo shown
with wife, Connie Lucille Magaffey Pardue; "TOGETHER FOREVER".


Connie Lucille Mahaffey

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Col WV; Browns Creek District; Premier Mining Village; taken on 12 Apr
1930; Page 237B; Image 14 of 35; Family #104/104.
Listed as Connie L. Mahaffey; age 2 yrs 2 mons; born in WV; in household of father, Noah C.
Mahaffey.
2. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Premier; taken 25 Apr 1940; Page 761A;
E D # 24-38; Image 1 of 10; Household #3.
Listed as Lucille Mahaffey; age 13; born in WV; 7th grade education; lived in same house on
1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Noah C. Mahaffey.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1949); Page 240; WV Archives Web Site.
Benjamin Lee Pardue; age 21; born in Lora (sp?), VA; single; living at Welch, WV; married on 18
May 1949 at Premier, WV; Connie Lucille Mahaffey; age 21; born at Premier, WV; single; living at
Welch, WV.
4. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 31 Dec 2013.
Lucille pardue; born 8 Aug 1927; died 22 Nov 1978; buried here; double headstone photo shown
with husband, Benjamin L. Pardue, Jr; "TOGETHER FOREVER".


Domineck Paradise

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1946); Page 469; WV Archives Web Site.
Domineck Paradise; age 60; born in Rome, Italy; single; living at Mohegan, WV; married on 19 Oct 1946
at Capels, WV; Dellie Ginesche; age 59; born in Rome, Italy; widow; living at Mohegan, WV.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Death Registry; Vol #__(1964); Browns Creek District; WV Archives Web Site.
Dominick Paradise; age 79; born 6 Nov 1884 in Italy; widowed; retired miner; living at Havaco, WV;
SS#236-16-4234; son of unknown parents; died 8 Aug 1964 in Welch Emergency Hospital, Welch, WV;
due to pneumonia with arteriosclerotic heart disease; buried 11 Aug 1964 in Iaeger Memorial Cemetery,
Roderfield, WV; informant, Nannie Rocchi, Welch, WV.
3. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
Larry E. Smith; 10 Apr 2017.
Dominick Paradise; born 6 Nov 1884; died 8 Aug 1964; buried here; no grave marker photo shown.


Dellie Ginesche

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1946); Page 469; WV Archives Web Site.
Domineck Paradise; age 60; born in Rome, Italy; single; living at Mohegan, WV; married on 19 Oct 1946
at Capels, WV; Dellie Ginesche; age 59; born in Rome, Italy; widow; living at Mohegan, WV.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Death Registry; Vol #__(1953); Browns Creek District; WV Archives Web Site.
Dellie Paradise; age 65; born in Italy; married; housewife; daughter of unknown parents; died 5 Nov 1953;
due to carcinoma of ovary.
3. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 14 Dec 2013.
Dellie Paradise; born 24 Apr 1888; died 5 Nov 1953; buried here; headstone photo shown; "AT REST".


Serafino aka Sam Pompee Panfini

1. New York, Passenger Lists, 1820-1957; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Serafino Panfini
Arrival Date: 21 Mar 1907
Birth Date: abt 1889
Birth Location Other: valentano
Age: 18
Gender: Male
Ethnicity/ Nationality: Italian (South) (Italian)
Port of Departure: Naples, Italy
Port of Arrival: New York, New York
Ship Name: Germania
2. McDowell Co, WV; WW I Draft Registration Card #7281; 5 JUn 1917; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Serafino Panfini; age 29; born 16 Aug 1888; in Valentons, Roma, Italy; alien; living at Premier,
WV; single; miner; employed by Premier Pocahontas Colleries, Co at Premier, WV; dependent
mother; tall with medium build; brown eyes and black hair.
3. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Premier; taken on 28/30 Jan 1920; Page
196A; Image 3 of 16; Family #28/28.
Listed as Sam Pompee; age 30; born in Italy; single; arrived in US in 1905; naturalized in 1918;
coal miner; boarder in household of Gerome Caporale.
4. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District, Davy; taken on 2 Apr 1930; Page 37A;
Image 3 of 57; Family #21/26.
Listed as Sam Pompee; age 42; born in Italy; married at 36; entered US in 1905; naturalized;
clerk in patent machine shop; head of household.
5. Wythe Co, VA; Marriage License #40229; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Sam Pompee; age 51; born in Italy; divorced; one previous marriage; merchant; living at Davy, WV;
son of Constantino and Francisca (Boncare) Pompee; married on 27 Oct 1939 at Wytheville, VA;
Mrs. Allie Goldsmith; age 53; born in Wyoming Co, WV; widow; one previous marriage; living at Davy,
WV; daughter of Inman and May (Ellis) Goldsmith.
6. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Marytown; E.D. 24-37; taken on 20/22 Apr
1940; Page 728B; Image 18 of 48; Household #159.
Listed as Sam Pompee; age 51; born in Italy; married; 1 yr college education; lived in same house
on 1 Apr 1935; no listed occupation; head of household.
7. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1928); Page 331; WV Archives Web Site.
Sam Pompee; age 39; born in Italy; divorced; general store keeper; living at Davy, WV; son of
C.P. and F.B. married on 11 Oct 1928 at Davy, WV; Mrs. Allie Hastings; age 42; born in Wyoming Co,
WV; widow; daughter of Inman and and May.
8. McDowell Co, WV; WW II Draft Registration Card #U-1118; 27 Apr 1942; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Sam Pompee; age 53; born in Rome, Italy; living at Davy, WV; unemployed; person who will always
know address, Mrs. Allie Pompee, Davy, WV; 5'9" tall; 200 lbs; brown eyes; black hair; light complexion.
9. U.S., Headstone Applications for Military Veterans, 1925-1963; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Serafino Panfini; born 16 Aug 1888; died 3 Jun 1958; enlisted 17 May 1918; discharged 21 Jun 1919;
Service No. 456387; Private, Company M, 36th Infantry, 12th Division; no medals; signed bt Allie Pompee,
Davy, WV; 23 Jun 1958.
10. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #'58 008139; WV Archives Web Site.
Serafina Panfini or Sam Pompee; age 69; born 16 Aug 1888 in Italy; retired; served in WWI; living at Davy,
WV; son of unknown parents; died 3 Jun 1958 in Stevens Clinic, Welch, WV; due to cerebral embolism, cardiac
insufficiency with arterioscleroyic heart disease; buried 5 Jun 1968 in Iaeger Memorial, Roderfield, WV;
informant, Mrs. Sam Pompee, Davy, WV
11. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV;
submitted by B. Walls; 9 Mar 2014.
Serafino Panfini; born 16 Aug 1888; died 3 Jun 1958; buried here; headstone photo shown;
"WEST VIRGINIA * PVT CO M * 36 INFANTRY * WORLD WAR I".


Allie Goldsmith

1. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Brown's Creek District, page 121B, Family 34.
Listed as Allie Goaldsmith, age 14, born in Feb 1886 in WV, in household of
mother, Demaris Goldsmith.
2. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Davy; taken on 7 Jan 1920; Page 237B;
Image 20 of 37; Family #201/204.
Listed as Allie Hastings; age 33; born in WV; married; in household of husband, Walter S. Hastings.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1928); Page 331; WV Archives Web Site.
Sam Pompee; age 39; born in Italy; divorced; general store keeper; living at Davy, WV; son of
C.P. and F.B. married on 11 Oct 1928 at Davy, WV; Mrs. Allie Hastings; age 42; born in Wyoming Co,
WV; widow; daughter of Inman and and May.
4. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District, Davy; taken on 2 Apr 1930; Page 37A;
Image 3 of 57; Family #21/26.
Listed as Allie Pompee; age 44; born in WV; married at 17; in household of husband, Sam Pompee.
5. Wythe Co, VA; Marriage License #40229; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Sam Pompee; age 51; born in Italy; divorced; one previous marriage; merchant; living at Davy, WV;
son of Constantino and Francisca (Boncare) Pompee; married on 27 Oct 1939 at Wytheville, VA;
Mrs. Allie Goldsmith; age 53; born in Wyoming Co, WV; widow; one previous marriage; living at Davy,
WV; daughter of Inman and May (Ellis) Goldsmith.
6. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Marytown; E.D. 24-37; taken on 20/22 Apr
1940; Page 728B; Image 18 of 48; Household #159.
Listed as Allie Pompee; age 54; born in WV; married; 6th grade education; lived in same house
on 1 Apr 1935; in household of husband, Sam Pompee.
7. Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Allie Pompee
SSN: 233-54-6546
Last Residence:
33450 Fort Pierce, Saint Lucie, Florida, USA
BORN: 17 Feb 1886
Died: Dec 1967
State (Year) SSN issued: West Virginia (1951-1952)"


John Palko

1. U.S. Public Records Index, 1950-1993, Volume 2; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: John Palko
Birth Date: 24 Nov 1921
Address: PO Box 1636, Bartley, WV, 24813"
2. U.S., Department of Veterans Affairs BIRLS Death File, 1850-2010; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: John Palko
Gender: Male
Birth Date: 24 Nov 1921
Death Date: 16 Sep 2001
Cause of Death: Natural
SSN: 235281996
Branch 1: A
Enlistment Date 1: 16 Oct 1942
Release Date 1: 16 Nov 1945"
3. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: John Palko
SSN: 235281996
Gender: Male
Race: White
Birth Date: 24 Nov 1921
Birth Place: Daisytown WA, Pennsylvania
Death Date: 16 Sep 2001
Father: Pete Palko
Mother: Julia Boyza
Type of Claim: Original SSN.
Notes: Jul 1940: Name listed as JOHN PALKO"
4. Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: John Palko
SSN: 235-28-1996
Last Residence:
24813 Bartley, Mcdowell, West Virginia, USA
BORN: 24 Nov 1921
Died: 16 Sep 2001
State (Year) SSN issued: West Virginia (Before 1951)"


Ruby E. Dunford

1. U.S. Public Records Index, 1950-1993, Volume 1: Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Ruby E Palko
Address: PO Box 73, Bartley, WV, 24813-0073 (1993)"
2. U.S. Public Records Index, 1950-1993, Volume 2; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Ruby E Palko
Address: Hopewell Dr, Bartley, WV, 24813"
3. United States Public Records, 1970-2009; LDS Web Site.
:"Name Ruby E Palko
Residence Date 01 Jul 1993-25 Mar 2008
Residence Place Bartley, West Virginia, United States
Birth Date Apr 1929
Address Bartley, West Virginia 24813
Address Date 01 Jul 1993-25 Mar 2008
Record Number 171292087


Eileen Elizabeth Palko

1. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #14660; WV Archives Web Site.
Eillen Elizabeth Palko; age 7 mos; born 29 Mar 1950 at War, WV; living at Bartley, WV; daughter
of John and Ruby (Dunford) Palko; died 19 Nov 1950 in Grace Hospital, Welch, WV; due tp
congential heart disease; pneumonia; buried 21 Noc 1950 at Roderfield.
2. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV;
submitted by B. Walls; 25 Jul 2014.
Eileeen Elizabeth Palko; born 29 Mar 1950; died 19 Nov 1950; buried here; headstone photo shown.


Clarence Julian Finley

1.1930 Census, McDowell Col WV; Adkins District; taken on 25 Apr 1930; Page 65A; Image 41 of 47;
Family #404/371.
Listed as Clarence Finley; age 12; born in VA; in household of father, William R. Finley.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1947); Page 159; WV Archives Web Site.
Clarence Finley; age 29; born in Grayson Co, VA; single; living at Gary, WV; married on 12 Jul 1947
at War, WV; Allie Mullins; age 29; born in Caretta, WV; divorced; living at Yukon, WV.
3, Buchanan Co, VA; Marriage License #87-039930; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Clarence Julen Finley; age 70; born 1 Apr 1917 in VA; widowed; this was his second marriage; first
marriage ended in Oct 1985; 7th grade education; living at Pageton, WV; son of William Wiley and
Causby (Farmer) Finley; married on 4 Aug 1987 at Grundy, VA; Belle Marie Reed; age 61; born 22
Feb 1926 in WV; widow; thos was her second marriage, first marriage ended 25 Mar 1985; 6th grade
education; living at Jolo, WV; daughter of David Lawrence and Virgie Mae (Muncy) Powell.
4. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Grandview Memory Gardens, Bluefield, Tazewell Co, VA; submitted by
Virginia Jenny Finley; 27 Sep 2007; grave marker photo added by F. Hylton.
Rev Clarence Julian Finley; born 1 Apr 1917 at Whitetop, Grayson Co, VA; died 24 Oct 2001 in
Buchanan General Hospital, Grundy, VA; buried here; double grave marker photo shown with wife,
Allie Mullins Finley;
"Uncle Clarence was the son of William and Cosby Jane Farmer Finley and husband of Allie Mullins-Finley. He died at the age of 84 in the Buchanan General Hospital in Grundy, VA. He resided in Jolo, West Virginia. Uncle Clarence received military graveside rites performed by the Sandy River District American Legion Post 175 Bradshaw and VFW Post 1144, Iaeger. He was a retired coal miner and a veteran of World War II, having served in the U.S. Army. He was a member of American Legion Post 175, Bradshaw, and a Pentecostal Minister in the Gary W.Va. area...".


Alafair F."Allie" Rose

1.1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Three Forks Road; taken on 4 Apr 1930; Page
244A; Image 7 of 51; Family #55/56.
Listed as Allie F. Rose; age 13; born in WV; in household of father, Charles W. Rose.
2. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Grandview Memory Gardens, Bluefield, Tazewell Co, VA; submitted by
Virginia Jenny Finley; 27 Sep 2007; grave marker photo added by F. Hylton.
Allie Mullins Finley; born 17 Mar 1917; died 29 Oct 1985 at Welch, WV; buried here; double garve
marker phot shown with husband, Clarence J. Finley;
"Aunt Allie was the wife of Clarence Julian Finley and the daughter-in-law of William Riley and Cosby
Jane Farmer-Finley...."


Edward Alfred Berger

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Recoeds; Vol #__(1966); Page 193; WV Archives Web Site.
Edward Alfred Bewrger; age 46; born at Ashland, WV; divorced; Negro; living at Box 309, Ashland, WV;
son of Jess and Ellen (Poe) Berger; married on 9 Oct 1966 at Keystone, WV; Margaret Henen Prunty;
35; born 10 Jul 1931 at Ashland, WV; single; Negro; living at Box 314, Ashland, WV; daughter of John
and Hazel (Burdett) Prunty.


Margaret Helen Prunty

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Recoeds; Vol #__(1966); Page 193; WV Archives Web Site.
Edward Alfred Bewrger; age 46; born at Ashland, WV; divorced; Negro; living at Box 309, Ashland, WV;
son of Jess and Ellen (Poe) Berger; married on 9 Oct 1966 at Keystone, WV; Margaret Henen Prunty;
35; born 10 Jul 1931 at Ashland, WV; single; Negro; living at Box 314, Ashland, WV; daughter of John
and Hazel (Burdett) Prunty.


Clarence Julian Finley

1.1930 Census, McDowell Col WV; Adkins District; taken on 25 Apr 1930; Page 65A; Image 41 of 47;
Family #404/371.
Listed as Clarence Finley; age 12; born in VA; in household of father, William R. Finley.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1947); Page 159; WV Archives Web Site.
Clarence Finley; age 29; born in Grayson Co, VA; single; living at Gary, WV; married on 12 Jul 1947
at War, WV; Allie Mullins; age 29; born in Caretta, WV; divorced; living at Yukon, WV.
3, Buchanan Co, VA; Marriage License #87-039930; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Clarence Julen Finley; age 70; born 1 Apr 1917 in VA; widowed; this was his second marriage; first
marriage ended in Oct 1985; 7th grade education; living at Pageton, WV; son of William Wiley and
Causby (Farmer) Finley; married on 4 Aug 1987 at Grundy, VA; Belle Marie Reed; age 61; born 22
Feb 1926 in WV; widow; thos was her second marriage, first marriage ended 25 Mar 1985; 6th grade
education; living at Jolo, WV; daughter of David Lawrence and Virgie Mae (Muncy) Powell.
4. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Grandview Memory Gardens, Bluefield, Tazewell Co, VA; submitted by
Virginia Jenny Finley; 27 Sep 2007; grave marker photo added by F. Hylton.
Rev Clarence Julian Finley; born 1 Apr 1917 at Whitetop, Grayson Co, VA; died 24 Oct 2001 in
Buchanan General Hospital, Grundy, VA; buried here; double grave marker photo shown with wife,
Allie Mullins Finley;
"Uncle Clarence was the son of William and Cosby Jane Farmer Finley and husband of Allie Mullins-Finley. He died at the age of 84 in the Buchanan General Hospital in Grundy, VA. He resided in Jolo, West Virginia. Uncle Clarence received military graveside rites performed by the Sandy River District American Legion Post 175 Bradshaw and VFW Post 1144, Iaeger. He was a retired coal miner and a veteran of World War II, having served in the U.S. Army. He was a member of American Legion Post 175, Bradshaw, and a Pentecostal Minister in the Gary W.Va. area...".


Belle Marie Powell

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; taken on 18 Apr 1930; Page 238B; Image
30 of 33; Family #250/254.
Listed as Marie Powell; age 4 yrs, 2 mons; born in WV; in household of father, David L. Powell.
2, Buchanan Co, VA; Marriage License #87-039930; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Clarence Julen Finley; age 70; born 1 Apr 1917 in VA; widowed; this was his second marriage; first
marriage ended in Oct 1985; 7th grade education; living at Pageton, WV; son of William Wiley and
Causby (Farmer) Finley; married on 4 Aug 1987 at Grundy, VA; Belle Marie Reed; age 61; born 22
Feb 1926 in WV; widow; thos was her second marriage, first marriage ended 25 Mar 1985; 6th grade
education; living at Jolo, WV; daughter of David Lawrence and Virgie Mae (Muncy) Powell.


Charles Herman Powell

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1958); Page 352; WV Archives Web Site.
Charles Herman Powell; age 18; born and living at Iaeger, WV; single; married on 5 Jul
1958 at Roderfield, WV; Ruby Mullins; age 16; born in Paynesville, WV; single; living at
Iaeger, WV; with consent of Lewis and Lilly Powell, parents of Charles Herman Powell;
and Bob and Alice Mullins, parents of Ruby Mullins.


Ruby Mullins

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1958); Page 352; WV Archives Web Site.
Charles Herman Powell; age 18; born and living at Iaeger, WV; single; married on 5 Jul
1958 at Roderfield, WV; Ruby Mullins; age 16; born in Paynesville, WV; single; living at
Iaeger, WV; with consent of Lewis and Lilly Powell, parents of Charles Herman Powell;
and Bob and Alice Mullins, parents of Ruby Mullins.