McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families and Individuals

Notes


Chet Blankenship

1. Fanning Funeral Home; Iaeger, WV; Posted Obit.
"Chet Blankenship, 69, of Estep Ridge near Jolo, WV, died Monday, November 14, 2016, at his residence.

"Chet was born July 1, 1947, in Hurley, VA, a son of the late Lonnie and Lottie Blankenship McCoy. He was a logger and loved being outside working. He worked on power saws and enjoyed deer and squirrel hunting.

"In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by one brother Raymond Blankenship.

"Survivors include his wife of 31 years, Audrey Lester Blankenship of the home; three daughters, Connie Garcia Daniel of Alabama, Michelle Blankenship of North Carolina, Melissa Easterling Chauncy of Jolo, WV, two sons, Chester Blankenship of Hurley, VA and Michael Blankenship of South Carolina; 11 grandchildren, nine great grandchildren; one brother Willie Blankenship and wife Barbara of Grundy, VA and his ex-wife Opal Allen of Alabama.

"Funeral services will be conducted Saturday, November 19, 2016, at 11 o'clock with Reverend Hubert Souleyrette officiating at the Chapel of Fanning Funeral Home in Iaeger, WV. Burial will follow in the Blankenship Cemetery on Baker's Fork of Estep Ridge near Paynesville, WV...."


Green Lawson

1. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 2 Aug 2014.
Green Lawson; born in 1891; died in 1962; buried here; double headstone photo shown with wife Flora Bell
Mullins Lawson.


Flora Belle Mullins

1. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #'59 006557; WV Archives Web Site.
Flora Bell Lawson; age 64; born 13 Aug 1894in Grayson Co, VA; married; living at War, WV; daughter
of unknown father and Oma Mullins; died 26 Apr 1959 in Grace Hospital, Welch, WV; due to
cerbrovascular accident; buried 29 Apr 1959 in Iaeger memorial, Roderfield, WV.
2. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
Osborne/Hayner; 22 May 2012; double headstone photo added by B. Walls.
Flora Bell Mullins Lawson; born 13 Aug 1894 in Grayson Co, VA; died 26 Apr 1959 in Welch, WV;
buried here; double headstone photo shown with husband, Green Lawson; death certificate posted.


Bane Clifton Lawson Sr

1. 1930 Census, Tazewell Co, VA; Jeffersonville District; taken on 7 May 1930; Page 257B; Image 53 of 90;
Family #465/487.
Listed as Bane C. Lawson; age 17; born in VA; single; lime puller; in houseold of father, Joseph B. Lawson.
2. 1940 Census, Tazewell Co, VA; Jeffersonville; E.D. 93-14; taken 15 May 1940; Page334B; Image 23 of 52;
Household #162.
Listed as Bane Lawson; age 27; born in VA; married; 6th grade education; lived in same place on 1 Apr 1935;
laborer for N&W Raiload; head of household.
3. Buchanan Co, VA; Marrige License #66 028310; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Bane Clifon Lawson; age 53; born in Tazewell Co, VA; divorced; two previous marriages;
machine operator for N&W Railroad; living at Box 172, Bluefield, Tazewell Co, VA; son of
Joseph Buckles and Anna Bell (Whitt) Lawson; married on 27 Aug 1966 in Grundy,VA;
Phyllis Ann Rice; age 35; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; unemployed; no previous
marriage; living at Box 384, Iaeger, McDowell Co, WV; daughter of Cleveland Shanton
and Lackey Jane (Roberts) Rice.
3, US Public Records Index, 1970-2009; LDS Web Site.
Bane Lawson; living at PO Box 521, Iaeger, WV; from 1 Jul 2005-1 Jan 2009.
4. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Bane Clifton Lawson
[Bane C Lawson]
SSN: 228090774
Gender: Male
Race: White
Birth Date: 15 Jan 1913
Birth Place: Maxwell, Virginia
Death Date: 15 May 1996
Father: Joe B Lawson
Mother: Anna B Witt
Type of Claim: Original SSN.
Notes: Mar 1937: Name listed as BANE CLIFTON LAWSON; 21 May 1996: Name listed as BANE C LAWSON..."
5. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 7 Apr 2014.
Bane C. Lawson; born in 1913; died in 1996; buried here; headstone photo shown.


Florence

1. 1940 Census, Tazewell Co, VA; Jeffersonville; E.D. 93-14; taken 15 May 1940; Page334B; Image 23 of 52;
Household #162.
Listed as Florence Lawson; age 27; born in VA; married; 6th grade education; lived in same place on 1 Apr 1935;
in household of husband, Bane C. Lawson.


Stewart Lawson

1. 1940 Census, Tazewell Co, VA; Jeffersonville; E.D. 93-14; taken 15 May 1940; Page334B; Image 23 of 52;
Household #162.
Listed as Stewart Lawson; age 6; born in VA; no education; not attending school; lived in same place on
1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Bane C. Lawson.


Eugene Lawson

1. 1940 Census, Tazewell Co, VA; Jeffersonville; E.D. 93-14; taken 15 May 1940; Page334B; Image 23 of 52;
Household #162.
Listed as Eugene Lawson; age 4; born in VA; in household of father, Bane C. Lawson.


Bane Clifton Lawson Jr

1. 1940 Census, Tazewell Co, VA; Jeffersonville; E.D. 93-14; taken 15 May 1940; Page334B; Image 23 of 52;
Household #162.
Listed as Bane Lawson, Jr; age 2; born in VA; in household of father, Bane C. Lawson.


Mary A.

1. 1930 Census, Tazewell Co, VA; Jeffersonville District; taken on 7 May 1930; Page 257B; Image 53 of 90;
Family #465/487.
Listed as Mary A. Lawson; age 72; born in VA; widowed; 24 at first marriage; in houseold of son, Joseph B. Lawson.


Lon L. Riggins

1. 1940 Census, Letcher Co, KY; District #2; Jenkins; E.D. 67-6B; taken on 12 Apr 1940; Page 138A;
Image 11 of 16; Household #99.
Listed as Lon Riggins; age 46; born in AL; married; Negro; 9th grade education; lived in same house
on 1 Apr 1935; coal miner; head of household.


Annie Thomas

1. 1940 Census, Letcher Co, KY; District #2; Jenkins; E.D. 67-6B; taken on 12 Apr 1940; Page 138A;
Image 11 of 16; Household #99.
Listed as Annie Riggins; age 44; born in AL; married; Negro; 8th grade education; lived in same house
on 1 Apr 1935; in household of husband, Lon L. Riggins.


Barnie Riggins

1. 1940 Census, Letcher Co, KY; District #2; Jenkins; E.D. 67-6B; taken on 12 Apr 1940; Page 138A;
Image 11 of 16; Household #99.
Listed as Barnie Dukes; age 25; born in AL; widow; Negro; 11th grade education; lived in Huntington, WV
on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Lon L. Riggins.


William E. Lawson Sr

1. 1940 Census, Letcher Co, KY; District #2; Jenkins; E.D. 67-6B; taken on 12 Apr 1940; Page 138A;
Image 11 of 16; Household #99.
Listed as William Lawson; age 29; born in AL; married; Negro; 9th grade education; lived in Cleveland
OH on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father-in-law, Lon L. Riggins, with wife, Alma Riggins Lawson.


Alma Chorline Riggins

1. 1940 Census, Letcher Co, KY; District #2; Jenkins; E.D. 67-6B; taken on 12 Apr 1940; Page 138A;
Image 11 of 16; Household #99.
Listed as Alma Lawson; age 21; born in KY; married; Negro; 4 yrs H.S. education; lived in same house
on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Lon L. Riggins, with husband, William Lawson.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #7928; WV Archives Web Site.
Mrs. Alma Lawson; age 29 yrs, 10 mons, 21 days; born 26 Jun 1919 in McRoberts, KY; married;
housewife; colored; living in Buckingham Apt, Court Street (Welch, WV); daughter of Lon L., born in KY (sic, AL),
and Annie (Thomas, born in AL) Riggins; died 17 May 1948 in Grace Hospital, Welch, WV; due to cardiovascular
accident; buried 23 May 1948 in Cemetery, Roderfield, WV.
3. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 30 Dec 2013.
Alma Chorline Lawson; born 26 Jun 1918 (sic, 1919); died 17 May 1948; buried here; headstone photo
shown; "IN LOVING MEMORY FROM HUSBAND".


William E. Lawson Jr

1. Kentucky, Birth Index, 1911-1999; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Wm E Lawson
Date of Birth: 5 Aug 1940
Birth Place: Letcher, Kentucky, USA
Mother's name: Alma Riggins
Volume Number: 085
Certificate Number: 42281
Volume Year: 1940"
2. Department of Veterans Affairs BIRLS Death File, 1850-2010; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: William Lawson
Gender: Male
Birth Date: 5 Aug 1940
Death Date: 27 Sep 1972
SSN: 234640326
Enlistment Date 1: 16 Dec 1965
Release Date 1: 30 Oct 1967"
3. Ohio, Deaths, 1908-1932, 1938-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: William E Lawson
Birth Date: 1940
Gender: Male
Race: Non-white
Death Date: 27 Sep 1972
Hospital of Death: Veterans Adm. Med. Ctr
Death Place: Ross, Ohio, USA
Certificate: 081419
Age at Death: 32
Certifier: Physician
Autopsy: Yes, used for certification
Marital Status: Never Married (Single)"
4. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 25 Dec 2013.
William E. Lawson; born 5 Aug 1940; died 27 Sep 1972; buried here; headstone photo shown;
"WEST VIRGINIA * CPL * US MARINE CORPS * VIETNAM".


Roy Alfred "Bud" Larson Jr

1. King Co, WA; Marriage License #257076; Washington Marriage Records, 1854-2013; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Roy Larson, Jr; age 21; born in King Co, WA; married on 17 Feb 1962 in the Ronald Methodist Church, King Co,
WA; Bonnie Leland; age 20; born in King Co, WA.
2. Winston-Salem Journal on January 12, 2011; Obit; submitted by B.L. Larson via e-mail; 14 Nov 2016.
"KERNERSVILLE – Roy Alford (sic, Alfred) Larson Jr., 70, went to be with the Lord January 8, 2011 at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center. Roy was born in Washington State and was a retired Painter and Drywall Finisher. He was a member of Kerwin Baptist Church. Survivors include his wife Belva Shearl Larson of the home; two stepdaughters Joann Tolor and husband Frank of Reidsville and Debbie Whittemore and husband Jim of Jacksonville, FL, one stepson Ron Riffe and wife Jennifer of Kernersville; eight grandchildren, 1 great grandchild and many extended family and friends. A funeral service will be conducted 11:00 AM Thursday January 13, 2011 at Kerwin Baptist Church with Dr. Joe Myers officiating. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the church. Burial will be in Iaeger Memorial Cemetery in Roderfield WV on Friday..."
3. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B.L. Larson; 23 Aug 2014.
Roy Alfred "Bud" Larson, Jr; born 1 Nov 1941; died 8 Jan 2011; buried here; no grave marker photo shown;
"...Son of Roy Alfred Larson Sr & Mabel C Peterson; brother of Jean Carol & Ronald Gordon Larson; half-brother of Marilyn Larson. Father of Jennifer, Lynnette & Michael Larson.

Family links:
Parents:
Roy Alfred Larson (1910 - 1982)

Sibling:
Jean Carol Larson (1931 - 1940)*
Roy Alfred Larson (1941 - 2011)..."


Bonnie Leland

1. King Co, WA; Marriage License #257076; Washington Marriage Records, 1854-2013; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Roy Larson, Jr; age 21; born in King Co, WA; married on 17 Feb 1962 in the Ronald Methodist Church, King Co,
WA; Bonnie Leland; age 20; born in King Co, WA.