McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV; Familie and Individules


Martha J. Brown

1. 1860 Census, Spartenburg Co, SC; Southern Division; Wallace Factory PO; taken on 26 Sep
1869; Page 414A; Image 194 of 226; Family #1684/1684.
Listed as Martha J. Brown; age 4; born in SC; in household of father, Burrell Brown.
2. 1870 Census, Haywood Co, NC; Forks of Pigeon Township and PO; taken on 9 Aug 1870;
Page 211B; Image 24 of 27; Family #172/174.
Listed as Martha Brown; age 14; born in NC; at home; in household of mother, Nancy A. Staton
Brown Sorrells.
3. 1880 Census, Haywood Co, NC; Beaverdam Township' taken on 19 Jun 1880; Page 168A;
Image 17 of 32; Family #186/186.
Listed as Martha J. Brown; age 23; born in NC; single; at home; in household of mother, Nancy A. Burton.
4. Buncombe Co, Death Certificate #180; Web Site.
Martha J. Smathers; age abt 79; born in SC; married; housewife; daughter of Burl and Armina (Staton)
Brown; died 3 Dec 1935 in Beaverdam, Canton, NC; due to lobar pneumonia; buried 5 Dec 1935 in
Locust Field Cemetery, Canton, NC; informant, J.E. Henderson, Canton, NC.
5. Web Site; Locust Field Cemetery, Canton, haywood Co, NC; submitted by
Lost Generation; 21 Jul 2011.
Mattie J. : born 31 Oct 1856; died 3 Dec 1935; buried here; headstone photo shown; "Wife of Jasper

Weldon F. "Bucky" Holliday Jr

1. Gregory-Page Funeral Home; Welch, WV; Posted Obit.
"Weldon F. "Bucky" Holliday, age 43, who resided at 1237 Eldridge Street in Bluefield, WV, was born May 28, 1976. He was the son of Brenda J. Evans Holliday of Welch, and the late Reverend Weldon F. Holliday Sr. He was a 1994 graduate of Mount View High School, had attended Bluefield State College and graduated from Valley College in Princeton, WV. He was a member of St. James Missionary Baptist Church in Welch. During his time of employment, he was a customer service representative at Turner-Vision in Bluewell, WV, area supervisor for Papa John's Pizza and a CNA at Glenwood Park Nursing Center both in Princeton, WV.

"In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by both his maternal and paternal grandparents; special cousin, raised as his sister, Taneka Stallworth Lockett; his uncles: Jasper Evans, Andrew, Anthony, Billy and Paul Holliday.

"On Monday, October 21, 2019 Bucky was called from labor to reward in the comforts of his home on Eldridge Street in Bluefield, following an extended illness.

"Those left to cherish his memory are his mother, Brenda; his son, Mendoza A.D. Holliday of the home; his only brother, Damien D. (Jobina) Holliday Sr. of Bluefield, WV; the mother of his son, Selena Jenks and former wife; special uncles: Joseph (Kathy) Evans of Chesapeake, VA, James (Mary) Holliday of Bethlehem, PA and Demetrius (Minister Karen) Holliday of Gary, WV; he was the very special uncle of DJ., Grayson and Mason Holliday; god parents of his son, James and Angel Webster of Myrtle Beach, SC; special friend, Darryl Rutledge of Kyle, WV; several generations of cousins and his friends for life: Chris Miller,and Seward Bush Jr. both of Bluefield and William Fedele' of Cincinnati, OH. .

"A Celebration of Life Service will be held at 12:00 noon on Saturday, November 2, 2019 at St. James Missionary Baptist Church in Welch, with the Reverend George Masterson officiating. Visitation will begin at 10:30 a.m., until the time of Service at the Church. Family and friends will serve as pallbearers..

"In lieu of flowers, the family request donations be made to either the American Diabetes or American Heart Association"

Frank Eugene Sammons

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Hemphill; E.D. 24-39; taken 20 May 1940;
Page 776A; Iamage 22 of 31; Household #169.
Listed as Frank Sammons; age 1; born in WV; in household of father, Gaylord Sammons.
2. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Web Site.
"Name: Frank Eugene Sammons
[Frank Sammons]
Gender: Male
Race: White
Birth Date: 25 Nov 1937
Birth Place: Hemphill Mcd, West Virginia
[Welch, West Virginia]
Death Date: 18 Aug 1997
Father: Gaylord E Sammons
Mother: Bessie A Day
SSN: 232568580
Notes: Jan 1953: Name listed as FRANK EUGENE SAMMONS;
26 Aug 1997: Name listed as FRANK SAMMONS"

Randolph Browning

1. 1910 Census, Mingo Co, WV; Magnolia District; Varney Precinct; taken 20 May 1910; Page 162A;
Image 52 of 52; Family #416/427.
Listed as Randolph Browning; age 4 yrs, 8 mons; born in WV; in household of father, Henry R.
2. 1920 Census, Mingo Co, WV; Magnolia District; Varney Precinct; taken 9 Jan 1920; page 121A;
Image 5 of 68; Family #38/44.
Listed Randolph Browning; age 12; born in WV; in household of father, Henry R. Browning..
3. 1940 Census, Mingo Co, WV; Magnolia District; E.D. 30-15; taken 29 Apr 1940; Page 349B; Image
38 of 42; Household #232.
Listed as Randolph Browning; age 35; born in WV; married; 8th grade education; lived in same
house; on 1 Apr 1935; coal miner; in household of mother, Sarah A. Hatfield Browning, with wife.
4. Browning-Bender Family Tree; submitted by Raymond Browning; Web Site.
"Rudolph Browning
Birth ABT 1908 • West Virginia
Death Unknown"

Samuel "Sam" Townsel

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1939); Page 242; WV Archives Web Site.
Sam Townsel; born in 1903 in Stanley Co, NC; single; colored; living in Jenkinjones, WV; son of Oliver
and Pattie; married on 21 Oct 1939 in Jenkinjones, WV; Quiine Lyons; born 14 Apr 1921 in Wise Co,
VA; single; colored; living in Jenkinjones, WV; daughter of Ervin and Nannie.