McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families and Individuals

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Granville Eugene McKinney Sr

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1955); Page 342; WV Archives Web Site.
Granville McKinney; age 21; born and living in Basin, WV; single; son of William H. and Ruthie McKinney;
married on 25 Jan 1955 at Allen Junction, WV; Eva Webb; age 19; born in Hemphill, KY; divorced;
living at Itmann, WV; daughter of Stephen and Stella Webb.
2. Evans-Calfee Funeral Home; Pineville, WV; Posted Obit.
"Granville Eugene McKinney Sr. 84 of Pineville went home to be with his Lord and Savior, after battling failing health for the last several years.

"Born September 1, 1933 in Basin WV he was the son of the late William Harrison, and Rutha McKinney McKinney.

"Granville was a kind and caring man, whom never met a stranger. He was a lifelong resident of Wyoming County. Granville was a retired coalminer and was a member of the UMWA. One of the many things he enjoyed when he was able was riding his motorcycle all around the area. He was a born-again Christian, he served the Lord for many years as a member of the Pineville Southern Baptist Church. He will be missed by the countless people that called him their friend.

"In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his grandson Matt Mitchell, and 8 brothers and sisters and his son-in-law Sonny Parks. He was the last surviving member of his immediate family.

"Those left to cherish his memory include his loving wife Eleanor McKinney, his 4 children Debbie Sexton, Granville (Sherry) McKinney Jr, Jonathon (Darlene) McKinney, and Jennifer (Dave) Owens . 4 step-Children Rita (Johnny) Gainer, Gaye Parks, Frank (Debbi) Adams, and Larry (Mary) Blake, and a host of grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces, nephews, and countless friends.

"Services will be Thursday October 26, 2017 at 1:00pm at the Pineville Southern Baptist Church, Pineville, with Rev Gerald McKinney, and his Pastor Dewight Stafford officiating. Following the service, he will be laid to rest in Palm Memorial Gardens, Matheny. ..."


Eleanor E.

1. United States Public Records, 1970-2009; LDS Web Site.
"Name Eleanor E Mckinney
Residence Date 01 Jul 1998
Residence Place Pineville, West Virginia, United States
Birth Date 01 Feb 1934
Address Pineville, West Virginia 24874
Address Date 01 Jul 1998
2nd Address Pineville, West Virginia 24874
2nd Address Date 01 Nov 1984-25 Mar 2008
Possible Relatives Granvile Mckinney
Record Number 171359246"


Debroah McKinney

1. United States Public Records, 1970-2009; LDS Web Site.
"Name Deborah Sexton
Residence Date 12 Jul 2001
Residence Place Pineville, West Virginia, United States
Birth Date 12 Mar 1955
Address Pineville, West Virginia 24874
Address Date 12 Jul 2001
Record Number 369532439"


Matt Harrison Mitchell III

1. "The Register-Herald"; Beckley, WV; Tuesday 28 Jul 2009; Newspaper Obit.
"KOPPERSTON — Matt Harrison Mitchell III, 36, departed this life Friday, July 24, 2009.

"Born on Nov. 2, 1972, in Beckley, Mitchell was the son of Matt H. Mitchell, Jr. and Deborah Mitchell Sexton.

"Matt loved 4-wheeler riding, fishing and spending time with his family. He was loved and will be deeply missed.

"He was preceded in death by his paternal grandfather, Matt H. Mitchell, Sr.

"Those left to cherish his memory are his mother, Deborah Mitchell Sexton of Oceana; his father, Matt H. Mitchell, Jr. of Alabama; three daughters, Haley and Erica Mitchell of Mill Creek and Kelsie Mitchell of Oceana; a son, Matt H. Mitchell IV of Oceana; a brother, Joshua J. Mitchell and wife, Wendy, of Gretna, Va.; his maternal grandparents, Granville and Eleanor McKinney of Pineville; his paternal grandmother, Mary Mitchell of Mullens; two special nephews, Joshua "Bubba" Mitchell, Jr. and Blake Crouch; special niece, Jessie Brooke Mitchell; his fiancé, Angela Bailey, and her children, Dakota and Alan Bailey of Kopperston; and a host of family and friends.

"A celebration of Matt's life will be Wednesday, July 29, 2009, at 1 p.m. at the Adam Toler Memorial Chapel, with the Rev. Mickey Mitchell officiating. Matt will be laid to rest in Palm Memorial Gardens, Matheny, W.Va...."


Granville Eugene McKinney Sr

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1955); Page 342; WV Archives Web Site.
Granville McKinney; age 21; born and living in Basin, WV; single; son of William H. and Ruthie McKinney;
married on 25 Jan 1955 at Allen Junction, WV; Eva Webb; age 19; born in Hemphill, KY; divorced;
living at Itmann, WV; daughter of Stephen and Stella Webb.
2. Evans-Calfee Funeral Home; Pineville, WV; Posted Obit.
"Granville Eugene McKinney Sr. 84 of Pineville went home to be with his Lord and Savior, after battling failing health for the last several years.

"Born September 1, 1933 in Basin WV he was the son of the late William Harrison, and Rutha McKinney McKinney.

"Granville was a kind and caring man, whom never met a stranger. He was a lifelong resident of Wyoming County. Granville was a retired coalminer and was a member of the UMWA. One of the many things he enjoyed when he was able was riding his motorcycle all around the area. He was a born-again Christian, he served the Lord for many years as a member of the Pineville Southern Baptist Church. He will be missed by the countless people that called him their friend.

"In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his grandson Matt Mitchell, and 8 brothers and sisters and his son-in-law Sonny Parks. He was the last surviving member of his immediate family.

"Those left to cherish his memory include his loving wife Eleanor McKinney, his 4 children Debbie Sexton, Granville (Sherry) McKinney Jr, Jonathon (Darlene) McKinney, and Jennifer (Dave) Owens . 4 step-Children Rita (Johnny) Gainer, Gaye Parks, Frank (Debbi) Adams, and Larry (Mary) Blake, and a host of grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces, nephews, and countless friends.

"Services will be Thursday October 26, 2017 at 1:00pm at the Pineville Southern Baptist Church, Pineville, with Rev Gerald McKinney, and his Pastor Dewight Stafford officiating. Following the service, he will be laid to rest in Palm Memorial Gardens, Matheny. ..."


Eva Webb

1. Logan Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1945); Page 318; WV Archives Web Site.
James Anderson; age 22; born and living in Accoville, WV; single; son of John and Nancy (Carrier)
Anderson; married on 30 Jun 1945 at Logan, WV; Eva Webb; age 19; born in KY; single; living at
Braeholm, WV; daughter of Stephen and Stella (Kiser) Webb.
2. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1955); Page 342; WV Archives Web Site.
Granville McKinney; age 21; born and living in Basin, WV; single; son of William H. and Ruthie McKinney;
married on 25 Jan 1955 at Allen Junction, WV; Eva Webb; age 19; born in Hemphill, KY; divorced;
living at Itmann, WV; daughter of Stephen and Stella Webb.


Eugene Debbs "Gene" Teasley

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1932); Page 242; WV Archives Web Site.
Eugene Teasley; age 23; born in Wise Co, VA; single; miner; living at Bradshaw, WV; son of
Joe and Florence; married on 23 Feb 1932 at Jolo, WV; Ruth Hall; age 22; born in Wise Co,
VA; single; living at Bradshaw, WV; daughter of Louis and Sarah.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #'59 009496; WV Archives Web Site.
Gene Debs Teasley; age 46; born 12 Jul 1914 in Dorchester, VA; married; coal mine operator;
living at Jolo, WV; son of Joseph and Florence (Loveday) Teasley; died 17 Jul 1959 at Jolo, WV;
due to carcinoma of lung with metastases; buried 20 Jul 1959 in Iaeger Memorial Cemetery,
Roderfield, WV; informant, Mrs. Gene Teasley, Jolo, WV.
3. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
Louis Daniels; 16 May 2016.
Eugene Debbs "Gene" Taesley; born 12 Jul 1914; died 17 Jul 1959; buried here; no grave marker
photo shown.Duplicate of Memorial# 141607578.


Lettie Ruth Hall

1. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District, Davy; taken 6 Jan 1920; page 235A; Image
15 of 37; Family #147/150.
Listed as Lettie R. Hall; age 3; born in WV; in household of grandfather, Henry Hall, with parents.
2. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Davy; taken 10 Apr 1930; Page 87B; Iamge
45 of 47; Family #55/93.
Listed as Ruth L. Hall; age 13; born in WV; in household of father, Lewis Hall.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1932); Page 242; WV Archives Web Site.
Eugene Teasley; age 23; born in Wise Co, VA; single; miner; living at Bradshaw, WV; son of
Joe and Florence; married on 23 Feb 1932 at Jolo, WV; Ruth Hall; age 22; born in Wise Co,
VA; single; living at Bradshaw, WV; daughter of Louis and Sarah.
4. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 21 Jan 2015.
Ruth Teasley; born in 1916; died in 1982; buried here; double headstone photo shown with husband,
Eugene Debbs "Gene" Teasley.


Otis Taylor Sr

1. Smyth Co, VA; WW I Draft Registration Card #1455; 5 Jun 1917; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Otis Taylor; age 22; born 3 Feb 1895 in Honaker, VA; living in Saltville, VA; farm laborer for Richardson
and Clark, North Holston, VA; married; dependent wife and child; tall with medium build; light brown
eyes and dark brown hair.
2. 1930 Census, Smyth Co, VA; Broadford Precinct; taken on 11 Apr 1930; Page 182A; Image 11 of 42;
Family #103/103.
Listed as Otis Taylor; age 33; born in VA; married at 17; saw operator in saw mill; head of household.
3. Smyth Co, VA; Death Certificate #74-013425; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Otis Taylor; age 81; born 22 Feb 1893 in VA; married; husband of Maudie Crigger Taylor; self employed
lumberman; living at Broadford, VA; son of Tom Taylor and unknown mother; died 27 Apr 1974 in T.K. McKee
Hospital, Saltville, VA; due to caradiac decompensation with atrial fibrillation; buried in Mount Rose
Cemetery, Glade Spring, VA; informant, Curtis Taylor.
4. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Mount Rose Cemetery, Glade Spring, Washington Co, VA; submitted by
C. Latta; 16 Sep 2016.
Otis Taylor; born 22 Feb 1895; died 27 Apr 1974; buried here; no grave maker photo shown; death
certificate posted.


Maude Crigger

1. 1930 Census, Smyth Co, VA; Broadford Precinct; taken on 11 Apr 1930; Page 182A; Image 11 of 42;
Family #103/103.
Listed as Maude Taylor; age 22; born in VA; married at 21; in household of husband, Otis Taylor.


Otis Taylor Jr

1. 1930 Census, Smyth Co, VA; Broadford Precinct; taken on 11 Apr 1930; Page 182A; Image 11 of 42;
Family #103/103.
Listed as OtisTaylor, Jr; age 1 yr, 1 mon; born in VA; in household of father, Otis Taylor.


Paul Thomas Taylor Sr

1. 1930 Census, Smyth Co, VA; Broadford Precinct; taken on 11 Apr 1930; Page 182A; Image 11 of 42;
Family #103/103.
Listed as Paul Taylor; age 10; born in VA; in household of father, Otis Taylor.
2. U.S. WWII Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Paul Thomas Taylor
Race: White
Relationship to Draftee: Self (Head)
Birth Place: Blackford, Virginia, USA
Birth Date: 21 Jan 1920
Residence: Broadford, Smyth, Virginia, USA
Registration Date: 1941
Occupation: U S Coal And Coke Co
Weight: 180
Complexion: Ruddy
Eye Color: Gray
Hair Color: Brown
Height: 5 8
Next of Kin: Otis Taylor
Household Members:
Name Relationship
Paul Thomas Taylor "
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1949); Page 358; WV Archives Web Site.
Paul Thomas Taylor; age 28; born in Broad Ford, VA; single; living at Bartley, WV; married on 31 Jul
1949 at Iaeger, WV; Helen Minerva Lester; age 28; born at Maitland, WV; divorced; living at Bartley, WV.
4. Buchanan Co, VA; Marriage License #69 011560; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Paul Thomas Tay;or; age 48; born 21 Jan 1921 in VA; widowed; 5th grade education' this is his 2nd marriage;
living at Box 771, Bradshaw, WV; son of Otis and Maggie (Osborne) Taylor; maried on 26 Apr 1969 at Grundy,
VA; Lois Marie Hicks; age 22; born 17 May 1946 in VA; divorced; 3rd grade education; this is her 2nd marriage;
living at Star Rt, Box 23, Paynesville, WV; daughter of Ase and Brizie (Blankenship) Ratliff.
5. Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014: Ancestry,com Web Site.
"Name: Paul Taylor
SSN: 227-18-2486
Last Residence:
24210 Abingdon, Washington, Virginia, USA
BORN: 21 Jan 1920
Died: Dec 1976
State (Year) SSN issued: Virginia (Before 1951)"
6. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Forest Hills Memory Gardens; Abingdon, Washington Co, VA; submitted by
Edgar A. Rice; 26 Jun 2017.
Paul T. Taylor, Sr; born in 1920; died in 1976; buried here; double grave marker photo shown with wife
Loris M. Taylor; "TOGETHER FOREVER * HOLY BIBLE"; additional grave marker as veteran;; "PFC *US ARMY *
WORLD WAR II".


Lois Marie Ratliff

1. Buchanan Co, VA; Marriage License #69 011560; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Paul Thomas Tay;or; age 48; born 21 Jan 1921 in VA; widowed; 5th grade education' this is his 2nd marriage;
living at Box 771, Bradshaw, WV; son of Otis and Maggie (Osborne) Taylor; maried on 26 Apr 1969 at Grundy,
VA; Lois Marie Hicks; age 22; born 17 May 1946 in VA; divorced; 3rd grade education; this is her 2nd marriage;
living at Star Rt, Box 23, Paynesville, WV; daughter of Ase and Brizie (Blankenship) Ratliff.


Harvey Lee Taylor

1. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #5995; WV Archives Web Site.
Harvey Lee Taylor; age 1 yr; 1 mon, age 17 days; born 14 Feb 1936; psrents, Dewey and Gertrude
(Harvey) Taylor; living at Roderfield, WV; died 2 Apr 1936 in Welch Emergency Hospital, Welch, WV;
due to convulsions; cause undertermined; buried 4 Apr 1936 in Roderfield, WV; informant, Joel M.
Harvey, Roderfield, WV.
2. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 17 Dec 2013.
Harvey Lee Taylor; born 14 Feb 1935; died 2 Apr 1936; buried here; headstone photo shown;
"SON OF GERTRUDE HARVEY TAYLOR AND GRANDSON OF MR. & MRS. JOEL M. HARVEY".