McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families

Notes


Bernard Lawrence Arnold

1. 1940 Census, Wythe Co, VA; Black Lick District; E.D. 99-2; taken 17/18 Apr 1940; Page 8B; Image
4 of 14; Household #30.
Listed as Bernard Arnold; age 16; born in VA; single; 2 yrs HS education; attending school; lived in
Atkins, Smyth Co, VA on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Keister H. Arnold, Sr.
2, U.S. WWII Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Bernard Lawrence Arnold
Race: White
Age: 18
Relationship to Draftee: Self (Head)
Birth Place: Welch, West Virginia, USA
Birth Date: 15 Apr 1924
Residence Place: Wytheville, Virginia, USA
Registration Date: 1942
Employer: Unemployed
Weight: 130
Complexion: Dark
Eye Color: Blue
Hair Color: Black
Height: 5 8
Next of Kin: Kuster H Arnold
Household Members:
Name Relationship
Bernard Lawrence Arnold Self (Head)"
3. Smyth Co, VA; Marriage License #26572; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Bernard Lawrence Arnold; age 22; born in Welch, WV; single; unemployed; living at Wytheville, VA;
son of Keister Hampton and Lady Marie (Miller) Arnold; married on 5 Jul 1946 in Smyth Co, VA; Mary
Elsie Stone; age 20; born in Smyth Co, VA; single; sales lady; living in Atkins, VA; daughter of Winston
Dickson and Cannie Mae (Aker) Stone.
4. Virginia, Divorce Records, 1918-2014; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Bernard Lawrence Arnold
Gender: Male
Race: White
Divorce Age: 35
Birth Date: abt 1925
Marriage Date: 5 Jul 1946
Divorce Date: 19 May 1960
Divorce Place: Smyth, Virginia, USA
Spouse: Mary Elsie Stone Arnold
Number of Children: 1"
5. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Bernard Lawrence Arnold
[Bernard L Arnold]
Gender: Male
Race: White
Birth Date: 15 Apr 1924
Birth Place: Welch McDowe, West Virginia
Death Date: 15 Sep 1994
Father: Keister H Arnold
Mother: Lillian M Miller
SSN: 224244252
Notes: Jun 1941: Name listed as BERNARD LAWRENCE ARNOLD;
03 Nov 1994: Name listed as BERNARD L ARNOLD"
6. U.S. Veterans' Gravesites, ca.1775-2006: Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Bernard L Arnold
Service Info.: SFC US ARMY WORLD WAR II, KOREA, VIETNAM
Birth Date: 15 Apr 1924
Death Date: 25 Sep 1994
Cemetery: Middle Tennessee State Veterans Cem.
Cemetery Address: 7931 McCRORY LANE NASHVILLE, TN 37221
Buried At: Section Nn Site 11 25"


Mary Elsie Stone

1. Smyth Co, VA; Marriage License #26572; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Bernard Lawrence Arnold; age 22; born in Welch, WV; single; unemployed; living at Wytheville, VA;
son of Keister Hampton and Lady Marie (Miller) Arnold; married on 5 Jul 1946 in Smyth Co, VA; Mary
Elsie Stone; age 20; born in Smyth Co, VA; single; sales lady; living in Atkins, VA; daughter of Winston
Dickson and Cannie Mae (Aker) Stone.


Ronald Albert Cobbold

1. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by History Recorder; 20 Feb 2018.
" Ronald Albert Cobbold
Birth 9 Jul 1933
Malta
Death 13 Feb 2018 (aged 84)
Upland, San Bernardino County, California, USA
Burial
Bellevue Memorial Park
Ontario, San Bernardino County, California"

Additional Information Posted:
"Ronald A. Cobbold, 84 of Upland, died 2-13-18 at San Antonio Hospital in Upland. He was born in Malta. He worked at General Electric Aircraft in Ontario for 35 years and was a member of Water of Life of 25 years. Ronald was is a member of Upland Masonic Lodge. He joins his wife Lydia in Heaven. He is survived by his children Helen (Mike) Mormann of Alta Loma, Rose (Bob) Wade of Missouri, Rick (Carole) Cobbold of Arizona, grandchildren April (AJ), Matthew (Jessica), David Christopher, Michelle and 6 great grandchildren. Visitation will be held from 11am-1pm on Thursday, 2/22/18 at Stone Mortuary-Upland, Service at 1pm at Stone Mortuary. Graveside will be held at 2:30pm Thursday 2/22/18 at Bellevue Cemetery-Ontario. Reception to follow at W.O.L-Upland. Share a message with the family online @stonefuneralupland."


Lydia Cleo Asbury

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; Squire; E.D. 23-24; taken 21 May 1940; Page
473B; Image 22 of 49; Household #172.
Listed as Cleo Asbury; age 7; born in WV; single; 2nd education; attending school; lived in
same place on1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Thomas P. Asbury.
2. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by Sadie May 💜 27 Jul 2015.
" Lydia Cleo Asbury Cobbold
Birth 30 Nov 1932
West Virginia, USA
Death 8 Jun 2010 (aged 77)
California, USA
Burial
Bellevue Memorial Park
Ontario, San Bernardino County, California"


William Jefferson Neely

1. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by N. Shatlene (Rice) Kent; 27 Feb 2012.
" William Jefferson Neely
Birth 30 May 1913
Death 27 Mar 1980 (aged 66)
Burial
Forest Hill Cemetery
Evart, Osceola County, Michigan"


Evelyn Asbury

1. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by N. Shatlene (Rice) Kent; 27 Feb 2012.
" Evelyn Asbury Neely
Birth 6 Sep 1918
West Virginia, USA
Death 13 Aug 1998 (aged 79)
USA
Burial
Forest Hill Cemetery
Evart, Osceola County, Michigan"


James Rufus Asbury

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; Squire; E.D. 23-24; taken 21 May 1940; Page
473B; Image 22 of 49; Household #172.
Listed as James Asbury; age 16; born in WV; single; 1 yr HS education; attending school' lived in
same place on1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Thomas P. Asbury.
2. Tazewell Co, VA; Marriage License #11841; Ancestry.com Web Site.
James Rufus Asbury; age 23; born in Newhall, WV; single; no previous marriage; coal miner; living
at Bishop, VA; son of Thomas Peery and Vadie (MCoy) Asbury; married on 29 Apr 1947 in Tazewell
Co, VA; Lula Mae Cline; age 18; bin Newhall, WV; single; no previous marriage; living at Bishop, VA;
daughter of James Edward and Katherine (Fritz) Cline.
3. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: James Rufus Asbury
[James R Asbury]
Gender: Male
Race: White
Birth Date: 19 Feb 1924
Birth Place: Newhall Mcdo, West Virginia
Death Date: 2 Feb 2003
Father: Thomas P Asbury
Mother: Vadie McCoy
SSN: 234326494
Notes: Oct 1941: Name listed as JAMES RUFUS ASBURY;
26 Feb 2003: Name listed as JAMES R ASBURY"
4. Indiana, Death Certificates, 1899-2011; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: James R Asbury
Gender: Male
Race: White
Age: 78
Marital Status: Divorced
Birth Date: 19 Feb 1924
Birth Place: New Hall, West Virpnia
Death Date: 2 Feb 2003
Death Place: Crawfordsville, Montgomery, Indiana, USA
Father: Thomas P Asbury
Mother: Vada Asbury "
5. FindAGrave,com Web Site; submitted by R&S Fine; 25 Apr 2011.
" James Rufus Asbury
Birth 19 Feb 1924
West Virginia, USA
Death 2 Feb 2003 (aged 78)
Indiana, USA
Burial
Oak Hill Cemetery
Crawfordsville, Montgomery County, Indiana"

Additional Information Posted;
Headstone Inscription:
JAMES R ASBURY * FI US NAVY * WORLD WAR II * FEB 19 1924 * FEB 2 2003


Lula Mae Cline

1. Tazewell Co, VA; Marriage License #11841; Ancestry.com Web Site.
James Rufus Asbury; age 23; born in Newhall, WV; single; no previous marriage; coal miner; living
at Bishop, VA; son of Thomas Peery and Vadie (MCoy) Asbury; married on 29 Apr 1947 in Tazewell
Co, VA; Lula Mae Cline; age 18; bin Newhall, WV; single; no previous marriage; living at Bishop, VA;
daughter of James Edward and Katherine (Fritz) Cline.


Earnest William Asbury

1. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Northfork District; Crumpler; Marine Street; taken 7/8 Jan 1920;
Page 192A; Family #88/96.
Listed as Ernest W. Asbury; age 40; born in VA; married; brakeman for steam railroad; head of
household.


Cora Belle Lee

1. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Northfork District; Crumpler; Marine Street; taken 7/8 Jan 1920;
Page 192A; Family #88/96.
Listed as Cora B. Asbury; age 38; born in VA; in household of husband, Earnest W. Asbury.


Ralph F. Asbury

1. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Northfork District; Crumpler; Marine Street; taken 7/8 Jan 1920;
Page 192A; Family #88/96.
Listed as Ralph F. Asbury; age 6; born in VA; in household of father, Earnest W. Asbury.


Carl E. Asbury

1. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Northfork District; Crumpler; Marine Street; taken 7/8 Jan 1920;
Page 192A; Family #88/96.
Listed as Carl E. Asbury; age 2 yrs, 4 mons; born in VA; in household of father, Earnest W. Asbury.


Travis Harrison Holshouser

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1916); Page 124; WV WV Archives Web Site via LDS Web Site.
T.H. Holshauser; age 27; born in Rowan Co, NC; single; miner; living at Davy, WV; son of Milas M. and Laura;
married on 28 Oct 1916 at Welch, WV; Laura Belle Beam; age 26; born in Floyd Co, GA; single; daughter of
James and Hattie.
2. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; taken on 12 Jan 1920; Page 217B; Image 10 of 18;
Family #139/143.
Listed as Travis Holshouser; age 30; born in NC; married; coal miner; head of household.
3. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Exter Road; taken on 10 Apr 1930; Page 203B;
Image 22 of 76; Family #191/204.
Listed as Travis Holshouser; age 41; born in NC; married at 21; loader in coal mine; head of household.
4. McDowell Co, WV; Death Registry; Vol #__(1940); Browns Creek District; Page 179; WV Archives Web Site.
Travis Harrison Holshauser; age 60 yrs, 9 mons, 24 days; born in Rockville (sic, Rockwell), NC; machineman;
son of unknown parents; consort of Laura Brown (sic, Beam); died 5 Aug 1940 in McDowell Co, WV; due to
abcess of right lung; informant, Mrs. Laura Holshouser
5. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 26 Feb 2014.
Travis H. Holshouser; born in 1889 in NC; died in 1940; buried here; grave marker photo shown.


Laura Belle Beam

1. 1900 Census, Floyd Co, GA; Vans Villiage 1478 Militia District; taken on 11 Jun 1900; Page 298B;
Image 12 of 20; 101/104.
Listed as Laura Beem; age 8; born in Jul 1891 in GA; in household of father, James W. Beam.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1916); Page 124; WV WV Archives Web Site via LDS Web Site.
T.H. Holshouser; age 27; born in Rowan Co, NC; single; miner; living at Davy, WV; son of Milas M. and Laura;
married on 28 Oct 1916 at Welch, WV; Laura Belle Beam; age 26; born in Floyd Co, GA; single; daughter of
James and Hattie.
3. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; taken on 12 Jan 1920; Page 217B; Image 10 of 18;
Family #139/143.
Listed as Laura Holshouser; age 29; born in GA; married; in household of husband, Travis H. Holshouser.
4. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Exter Road; taken on 10 Apr 1930; Page 203B;
Image 22 of 76; Family #191/204.
Listed as Laura Holshouser; age 40; born in GA; married at 13; in household of husband, Travis H. Holshouser.
5. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #8884; WV Archives Web Site.
Laura Bell Holshouser; age 64; born 2 Jul 1889 in Rome, GA; widow; living at Roderfield, WV; daughter of
John (sic, James) Beam and unknown mother; died 3 Jul 1953 at Roderfield, WV; due to injuries suffered in automobile
acciden on US 52; buried 6 Jul 1953 in Roderfield; informant. Mrs. Leona Whitt.
6. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 26 Feb 2014.
Laura Bell Dean (sic, Beam) Holshouser; born in 1889 in GA; died in 1953; buried here; grave marker photo shown.


Rosa Lee Holshouser

1. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; taken on 12 Jan 1920; Page 218A; Image 11 of 18;
Family #139/143.
Listed as Rosa Lee Holshouser; age 2 yrs, 1 mon; born in WV; in household of father, Travis H. Holshauser.
2. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Exter Road; taken on 10 Apr 1930; Page 203B;
Image 22 of 76; Family #191/204.
Listed as Rosa Lee Holshouser; age 12; born in WV; in household of father, Travis H. Holshauser.
3. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 26 Feb 2014.
Rosa Lee Holshouser; born in 1917; died in 2005; buried here; grave marker photo shown.


Margaret Evelyn Holshouser

1. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; taken on 12 Jan 1920; Page 218A; Image 11 of 18;
Family #139/143.
Listed as Margaret E. Holshouser; age less than 1 mon; born in WV; in household of father, Travis H. Holshauser.
2. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Exter Road; taken on 10 Apr 1930; Page 203B;
Image 22 of 76; Family #191/204.
Listed as Margaret E. Holshouser; age 10; born in WV; in household of father, Travis H. Holshauser.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #'58 005126; WV Archives Web Site vis LDS Web Site.
Margaret Evelyn Holshauser; age 38; born 20 Dec 1919 at Hensley, WV; divorced; living at Caples, WV;
daughter of Travis and Laura Bell (Dean) Holshauser; died 28 Apr 1958 in Welch Emergency Hospital, Welch,
WV; due to carcinmatosis with cachexia (weakness and wasting of body), cervical carcinoma, inoperable,
biopsy 2 yrs ago in Grace Hospital, Welch, WV; buried 30 Apr 1958 in Iaeger Memorial, Roderfield, WV;
informant, Mrs. Raymond Whitt, Caples, WV.
4. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 26 Feb 2014.
Margaret Evelyn Holshouser; born in 1819 in WV; died in 1958; buried here; grave marker photo shown.