Selected Families and Individuals

Notes


William Marion Adkins

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1928); Page 188; WV Archives Web Site.
W.M. Adkins; age 26; born in Wayne Co, WV; single; railroad worker; living at Williamson, WV;
son of J.P. and Lettie; married on 11 Aug 1928 at Welch, WV; Alice West; age 24; born in Tazewell
Co, VA; single; daughter of H.G. and Margaret.


Alice Lena West

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1928); Page 188; WV Archives Web Site.
W.M. Adkins; age 26; born in Wayne Co, WV; single; railroad worker; living at Williamson, WV;
son of J.P. and Lettie; married on 11 Aug 1928 at Welch, WV; Alice West; age 24; born in Tazewell
Co, VA; single; daughter of H.G. and Margaret.


Sarah Mae Blankenship

1. 1920 Census, Buchanan Co, VA; Rock Lick District; Blackey; taken on 7 Jan 1920; Page 137A; Image
17 of 60; Family #39/148.
Listed as Sarah Blankenship; age 4; born in VA; in household of father, Melvin L. Blankenship.
2. 1930 Census, Buchanan Co, VA; Knox Creek District; Blackey; taken on 7 Apr 1930; Page 128A; Image
7 of 28; Family #49/49.
Listed as Sarah Blankenship; age 14; born in VA; house work; in household of father, Melvin L. Blankenship.
3. Buchanan Co, VA Marriage Certificate #5109; VA Marriage Records, 1936-2014; Ancestry.com Web Site.
King Blankenship; age 26; born in Buchanan Co, VA; never married;; farmer; son of King and Rebecca
Blankenship, Sr; living at Blackey, VA; married on 17 Mar 1938 at Grundy, VA; Sarah Mae Blankenship;
age 22; born in Buchanan Co, VA; never married; living at Blackey, VA; daughter of Melvin and Rachel
(Stacy) Blankenship.
4. 1940 Census, Buchanan Co, VA; Knox District; Road 652; E.D. 14-10; taken on 21 May 1940; Page 331B;
Image 38 of 50; Household #281.
Listed as Sarah Blankenship; age 24; born in VA; married; 7th grade education; lived in same house on 1 Apr 1935; in
household of father, Melvin L. Blankenship.
5. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Sarah Blankenship Dotson
[Sarah Dotson]
[Sarah Blankenship Blankenship]
SSN: 229400805
Gender: Female
Race: White
Birth Date: 1 Mar 1916
Birth Place: Blackey Buch, Virginia
Father Name: Melvin Blankenship
Mother Name: Rachel Stacy
Death Date: 2 Mar 1994
Type of Claim: Original SSN.
Notes: Feb 1952: Name listed as SARAH BLANKENSHIP DOTSON; 29 Mar 1994: Name listed as SARAH DOTSON..."


Jesse J. Adkins

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1928); Page 3; WV Archives Web Site.
Jessie Adkins; age 34; born in Wayne Co, WV; divorced; teacher; living at Berwind, WV; son of
H. and Florida; married on 19 May 1928 in Vallscreek, WV; Elva S. Bandy; age 20; born in
McDowell Co, WV; single; living in Berwid, WV; daughter of L.F. and Mary.


Elva S. Bandy

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1928); Page 3; WV Archives Web Site.
Jessie Adkins; age 34; born in Wayne Co, WV; divorced; teacher; living at Berwind, WV; son of
H. and Florida; married on 19 May 1928 in Vallscreek, WV; Elva S. Bandy; age 20; born in
McDowell Co, WV; single; living in Berwid, WV; daughter of L.F. and Mary.


John Dee Payne

1. "Hertiage of McDowell Co, WV 1858-1995", Vol I, "Walter Franklin "Bodie" Payne" article, page 219.
2. 1910 Census, Sandy River District; Bradshaw; taken on 19 Apr 1910; Page 66B; Family #23/23.
Listed as John D. Payne; age 7 (sic); born in WV; in household of father, Daniel Payne.
3. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Bradshaw; taken on 22/23 Jan 1920; Page
219A; Famiyl #84/84.
Listed as John D. Payne; age 13; born in WV; in household of father, Daniel Payne.
4. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Bradshaw; taken on 8 Apr 1930; Page 249B;
Family #157/163.
Listed as John D. Payne; age 24; born in WV; in household of father, Daniel Payne.
5. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1906); Page 63; WV Archives Web Site.
John D. Payne; age 25; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; clerk; living at Bradshaw, WV; son of Dan
and Celia; married on 18 May 1931 at Welch, WV; Mattie Minter; age 22; born in McDowell Co, WV;
single; daughter of SA and SA.
6. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 16 Dec 2013.
John Dee Payne; born 19 Mar 1906; died 3 Mar 1977; buried here; double headstone photo shown
with wife, Mattie Minter Payne.


Mattie O. Minter

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Pincess; taken on 24 Apr 1930; Page 247B;
image 33 of 36; Family #172/172.
Listed as Mattie O. Minter; age 16; born in WV; in household of mother, Samantha (Saudill) Minter.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1906); Page 63; WV Archives Web Site.
John D. Payne; age 25; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; clerk; living at Bradshaw, WV; son of Dan
and Celia; married on 18 May 1931 at Welch, WV; Mattie Minter; age 22; born in McDowell Co, WV;
single; daughter of SA and SA.
3. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 16 Dec 2013.
Mattie Minter Payne; born 27 Jun 1913; died 26 Dec 1995; buried here; double headstone photo shown
with husband, John Dee Payne.


Michael Ross Lamb

1. Stafford Funeral Home; Lynco, WV; Posted Obit.
"Michael Ross Lamb, 62, of Oceana, WV passed away on Monday December 30, 2019 at his home following a long
illness. He was born on August 30, 1957 in Welch, WV a son of the late David Harold and Mildred Cook Lamb. In
addition to his parents he is preceded in death by a brother Larry Lamb; and nephew Houston Daniels. Survivors
include his loving wife of 37 years Sonja Cline Lamb; a daughter Selena Lamb and companion Tyler Adkins of
Huntington; two sons Ryan Lamb of Huntington and James Alan Lamb of Oceana; a sister Vicki Lamb and
companion Rudolph Tilley of Oceana; a brother Kenny Lamb and wife Cheryl of Oceana; three grandchildren Elijah
Lamb, Emylee Lamb and Madyson Adkins; five nieces and nephews Rachel Hood, Rebecca Daniels, Kayla David,
Beth Lusk and Kurt Lamb; twelve great nieces and nephews; and a host of other loving family and friends. A
memorial service will be held at 5 pm on Sunday January 5, 2020 in the Chapel of Stafford Family Funeral Home,
Lynco, WV with Rev. James Walker, William Charles Cook and Jackie McGinnis Whitley officiating. Friends may
gather with the family from 4 pm until time of services on Sunday at the funeral home. In keeping with his wishes
he will be cremated. The family is being served by the Stafford Family Funeral Home, Oceana, WV."


James Owen Shaw

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1926); Page 87; WV Archives Web Site.
Owen Shaw; age 21; Born in Mingo Co, WV; single; miner; living at Hensley, WV; son of
Jim and Martha; married on 20 Dec 1926 at Welch, WV; Mary Richardson; age 16; born
in Lacawanna Co, PA; single; daughter of Thomas and Elizabeth.


Mary F. Richardson

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1926); Page 87; WV Archives Web Site.
Owen Shaw; age 21; Born in Mingo Co, WV; single; miner; living at Hensley, WV; son of
Jim and Martha; married on 20 Dec 1926 at Welch, WV; Mary Richardson; age 16; born
in Lacawanna Co, PA; single; daughter of Thomas and Elizabeth.


Bobby Adkins

1. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Bobby Adkins
Gender: Male
Race: White
Birth Date: 9 Mar 1929
Birth Place: Welch McDowe, West Virginia
Death Date: 1 Oct 1983
Father: James O Adkins
Mother: Mary Richerson
SSN: 232568871
Notes: Feb 1953: Name listed as BOBBY ADKINS"
2. U.S., Department of Veterans Affairs BIRLS Death File, 1850-2010: Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Bobby Adkins
Gender: Male
Birth Date: 9 Mar 1929
Death Date: 1 Oct 1983
SSN: 232568871
Branch 1: ARMY
Enlistment Date 1: 10 May 1948
Release Date 1: 17 Dec 1952"
3. Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Bobby Adkins
Gender: Male
Race: White
Death Age: 54
Birth Date: 9 Mar 1929
Death Date: 1 Oct 1983
Death Place: Richmond, Virginia, USA
Registration Date: 7 Oct 1983
Father: James O Shaw
Mother: Mary F Richardson
Military Status: Yes"
4. Find A Grave Index, 1600s-Current; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Bobby Adkins
Birth Date: 9 Mar 1929
Death Date: 1 Oct 1983
Cemetery: Woodlawn Memorial Park
Burial or Cremation Place: Bluewell, Mercer County, West Virginia, United States of America
Has Bio?: N
URL: https://www.findagrave.com/mem..."