McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families and Individuals

Notes


William "Bill" Marcum

1. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #'65 014831; WV Archives Web Site.
Bill Marcum; age 54; born 15 Jul 1911 in Wayne Co, WV; married; railroad worker; served in WW II;
living at Davy, WV; son of John Marcum and unknown mother; died 18 Oct 1965 at Davy, WV; due to
acute corconary thrombosis; buried 21 Oct 1965 in Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell
Co, WV; informant, Mrs. Bill Marcum, Davy, WV.
2. FindAGrave ,com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
Kenneth Bowen; 14 Jul 2012; grave marker photo added by B. Walls.
Bill Marcum; born 15 Jul 1911; died 18 Oct 1965; buried here; grave marker photo shown; "PFC *
HQ BTRY 10 AAA GP OAC * WORLD WAR II".


Minnie Helmadollar

1. Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Minnie Mann
SSN: 234-40-9759
Last Residence:
24834 Fanrock, Wyoming, West Virginia, USA
BORN: 13 Aug 1902
Died: Jun 1984
State (Year) SSN issued: West Virginia (Before 1951)"
2. FindAGrave ,com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 11 Dec 2013.
Minnie Hellmandollar Mann; born 12 Aug 1902; died 30 Jun 1934 (sic, 1984); buried here; headstone
photo shown; "IN GODS CARE".


Francis Ranney 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 Frances R. Mahaffey; age 1 yr 0 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 Ronney Mahaffey; age 11; born in WV; 5th grade education; lived in same house on
1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Noah C. Mahaffey.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1948); Page 244; WV Archives Web Site.
Francis Ranny Mahaffey; age 19; born at Premier, WV; single; living at Welch, WV; married
on 2 Apr 1948 at Welch, WV; Geraldine Thelma Stitt; age 19; born and living in Maitland, WV;
with consent of Noah Mahaffey, father of Francis Ranny Mahaffey, and J.W. Stitt, father of
Geraldine Thelma Stitt.
4. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 21 Jan 2015.
Francis R. Mahaffey; born 20 mar 1929; died 12 Aug 1970; buried here; grave narker photo shown;
"WEST VIRGINIA * PFC US ARMY * WORLD WAR II".


Geraldine Thelma Stitt

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1948); Page 244; WV Archives Web Site.
Francis Ranny Mahaffey; age 19; born at Premier, WV; single; living at Welch, WV; married
on 2 Apr 1948 at Welch, WV; Geraldine Thelma Stitt; age 19; born and living in Maitland, WV;
with consent of Noah Mahaffey, father of Francis Ranny Mahaffey, and J.W. Stitt, father of
Geraldine Thelma Stitt.


James G. MaGowan

1. Wise Co, VA; WW I Draft Registration Card #3157; 12 Sep 1918; Ancestry.com Web Site.
James Magowan; age 40; born 29 Apr 1878; living in Dorchester, VA; superintendent Wise
Coal and Coke Co, Dorchester, VA; nearest relative, Wilma Magowan, Dorchester, VA; medium
height with stout build; brown eyes and dark hair.
2. 1920 Census, Wise Co, VA; Lipps District; Coeburn; taken on 2 Jan 1920; Page 79B; Image 65 of 79;
Family #36/37.
Listed as Jim MaGowan; age 40; born in VA; married; coal miner; head of household.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Death certificate #14119; WV Archives Web Site.
James G. Magowan; age 58 yrs, 6 mons, 23 days; born 8 Apr 1877 in Scotland; married; husband of
Wilma Magowan; mine foreman for Red Bird Mining Co; living at iaeger, WV; son of Robert and
Elizabeth (Smith) Magowan; died 31 Oct 1935 in Grace Hospital, WV; due to obstructive jaundice
gall stones; hepotic shock; buried 2 Nov 1935 in Roderfield, WV; informant, Maggie Lehman, Iaeger, WV.
4. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 18 Dec 2013.
James G. Magowan; born in 1878; died in 1935; buried here; headstone photo shown; "OUR DAD".


Wilma

1. 1920 Census, Wise Co, VA; Lipps District; Coeburn; taken on 2 Jan 1920; Page 79B; Image 65 of 79;
Family #36/37.
Listed as Wilmer MaGowan; age 38; born in VA; married; in household of husband, James G. MaGowan.
2. 1930 Census, Wise Co, VA; Gladeville District; Norton; taken on 4 Apr 1930; Page 5A; Image 9 of 21;
Family #95/98.
Listed as Wilma McGowan; age 48; born in AL; divorced; married at 25; roomer; in household of
Robert Fink.


Wilam MaGowan

1. 1920 Census, Wise Co, VA; Lipps District; Coeburn; taken on 2 Jan 1920; Page 79B; Image 65 of 79;
Family #36/37.
Listed as Wilmer MaGowan; age 12; born in VA; in household of father, James G. MaGowan.


Unnamed MaGowan

1. 1920 Census, Wise Co, VA; Lipps District; Coeburn; taken on 2 Jan 1920; Page 79B; Image 65 of 79;
Family #36/37.
Listed as _______ MaGowan; age 10; born in VA; in household of father, James G. MaGowan.


Gerald Leon Penland

1. Russell Co, VA; Marriage License #7595; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Gerald Leon Penland; age 28; born in Tannersville, VA; single; living at Cucumber, WV; son of H.C. and
Thelma (Necessary) Penland; married on 16 Mar 1957 at Lebanon, VA; Lucille Loretta Senter; age 31;
born in Bartley, WV; divorced; one previous marriage; living at Cucumber, WV; daughter of Willam and
Lilly (Stevens) Maxwell.


Lucille Loretta Maxwell

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Raysall; E.D. 24-60; Page 1223A; Image 83 of 132;
Household #558.
Listed as Lucille Maxwell; age 14; born in WV; 8th grade education; attending school; lived in same house
on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, William M. Maxwell.
2. Russell Co, VA; Marriage License #7595; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Gerald Leon Penland; age 28; born in Tannersville, VA; single; living at Cucumber, WV; son of H.C. and
Thelma (Necessary) Penland; married on 16 Mar 1957 at Lebanon, VA; Lucille Loretta Senter; age 31;
born in Bartley, WV; divorced; one previous marriage; living at Cucumber, WV; daughter of Willam and
Lilly (Stevens) Maxwell.
3. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Meadowridge Memorial Park, Elkridge, Howard Co, MD; submitted by
LindaP; 17 oct 2016.
Lucille L. Penland; born in 1926; died in 2010; buried here; double grave marker photo shown with husband;
"IN LOVING MEMORY".


William M. "Bill" Maxwell

1. 1900 Census, Fayette Co, WV; Mountain Cove District; Ansted; taken on 1 Jun 1900; Page 182B; Image
2 of 49; Family #15/15.
Listed as Willie Maxwell; age 10; born in Sep 1889 in WV; in household of father, Thomas Maxwell.
2.1910 Census, Fayette Co, WV; Fayetteville District; Precinct #18; Sun; taken on 5 May 1910; Page 157A;
Image 59 of 67; Family #522/560.
Listed as Willie Maxwell; age 20; born in WV; single; electrician for coal works; in household of father,
Thomas Maxwell.
3. Fayette Co, WV; Marriage Registry; Vol #__(1911); Page 104; Line #4; WV Archives Web Site.
Willie Maxwell; age 22; born in Fayette Co, WV; single; driver; living at Sun, WV; son of Thomas and Maggie;
married on 30 Oct 1911 at Fayetteville, WV; Alice Coleman; age 26; born in Raleigh Co, WV; widow; living at
Sun, WV; daughter of John and Pheobe.
4. Fayette Co, WV; WW I Draft Registration Card #821; 5 Jun 1917; Ancestry.com Web Site.
William Maxwell; age 28; born 30 Sep 1888 in Ansted, WV; boss driver for The Star Coal and Coke Co, Red
Star, WV; married; dependent wife; tall with medium build; dark blue eyes and dark brown hair.
5. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Maitland Precinct; Lake Superior Town; taken on 6
Jan 1920; Page 11A; Image 20 of 53; Family #172/183.
Listed as Willie Maxwell; age 30; born in WV; married; fire boss in coal mine; head of household.
6. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Raysall; E.D. 24-60; Page 1223A; Image 83 of 132;
Household #558.
Listed as William Maxwell; age 50; born in WV; married; 2nd grade education; lived in same house on 1 Apr
1935; assistant foreman in coal mine; head of household.
7. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #2233; WV Archives Web Site.
Bill Maxwell; age 52 yrs, 4 mons, 23 days; born 23 Sep 1888 in Ansted, WV; married; husband of Lilly Maxwell;
age 39; living at Raysal, WV; section boss for Pond Creek Poca Coal; SS# 236-01-7871; son of Thomas and
Margaret (Slavey) Maxwell; died 16 Feb 1941 in Grace Hospital, Welch, WV; due to crushing injuries from rock
fall in mine; buried 18 Feb 1941 in Iaeger Memorial, Roderfield, WV.
8. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: William M Maxwell
SSN: 236017871
Birth Date: 30 Sep 1889
Birth Place: Fayette CO, West Virginia
Death Date: 16 Feb 1941
Claim Date: 6 Mar 1941
Type of Claim: Death Claim
Notes: 17 Dec 1976: Name listed as WILLIAM M MAXWELL"
9. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 16 Dec 2013.
W.M. Maxwell; born 30 Sep 1889 (differs from death certificate); died 16 Feb 1941; buried here; headstone
photo shown; "UNTIL THE DAY BREAK".


Lillie Stevens

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Raysall; E.D. 24-60; Page 1223A; Image 83 of 132;
Household #558.
Listed as Lillie Maxwell; age 40; born in WV; married; 4th grade education; lived in same house on 1 Apr
1935; in household of husband, William M. Maxwell.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #8323; WV Archives Web Site.
Mrs. William Maxwell, Lilly; age 48 yrs, 11 mons, 25 days; born 19 Jun 1901 in McDowell Co, WV; widow of
Bill Maxwell; living at Raysal, WV; daughter of G.W. and Dora (Wooten) Stevens, borth born in Carter Co, KY;
died 11 Jun 1946 in Grace Hospital, Welch, WV; due to toxic goiter with cerebrovascular accident; buried
16 Jun 1946 in Stevens Cemetery, Craven Hill, KY.


William E. Maxwell

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Raysall; E.D. 24-60; Page 1223A; Image 83 of 132;
Household #558.
Listed as William E. Maxwell; age 11; born in WV; 5th grade education; attending school; lived in same house
on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, William M. Maxwell.