McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families

Notes


Richard Alexander Smith

1. Giles Co, VA; Marriage License #69 027494; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Richard Alexander Smith; age 26; born in VA; Negro; divorced; this is his 2nd marriage; 3 yrs HS
education; living at 215 Second Street, Pulaski, VA; son of Robert Lee and Agnes Mae (Miller)
Smith, Sr; married on 12 Jul 1969 in Pearisburg, VA; Shirley Jean Hopkins; maiden name Arnold;
age 26; born in WV; Negro; divorced; this is her 2nd marriage; living at General Delivery, Princeton,
WV; daughter of Thomas and Wilma Inez (Bullock) Arnold.


Shirley Jean Arnold

1. Giles Co, VA; Marriage License #69 027494; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Richard Alexander Smith; age 26; born in VA; Negro; divorced; this is his 2nd marriage; 3 yrs HS
education; living at 215 Second Street, Pulaski, VA; son of Robert Lee and Agnes Mae (Miller)
Smith, Sr; married on 12 Jul 1969 in Pearisburg, VA; Shirley Jean Hopkins; maiden name Arnold;
age 26; born in WV; Negro; divorced; this is her 2nd marriage; living at General Delivery, Princeton,
WV; daughter of Thomas and Wilma Inez (Bullock) Arnold.
2. Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Shirley Jean Arnold
Gender: Female
Race: Black
Age: 35
Birth Date: 1 Jun 1945
Marriage Registration Place: Pulaski, Virginia, USA
Marriage Date: 22 Dec 1980
Marriage Place: Radford, Virginia, USA
Father: Thomas Arnold
Mother: Wilma Inez Bullock
Spouse: William Henry Matthews "


Shirley Jean Arnold

1. Giles Co, VA; Marriage License #69 027494; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Richard Alexander Smith; age 26; born in VA; Negro; divorced; this is his 2nd marriage; 3 yrs HS
education; living at 215 Second Street, Pulaski, VA; son of Robert Lee and Agnes Mae (Miller)
Smith, Sr; married on 12 Jul 1969 in Pearisburg, VA; Shirley Jean Hopkins; maiden name Arnold;
age 26; born in WV; Negro; divorced; this is her 2nd marriage; living at General Delivery, Princeton,
WV; daughter of Thomas and Wilma Inez (Bullock) Arnold.
2. Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Shirley Jean Arnold
Gender: Female
Race: Black
Age: 35
Birth Date: 1 Jun 1945
Marriage Registration Place: Pulaski, Virginia, USA
Marriage Date: 22 Dec 1980
Marriage Place: Radford, Virginia, USA
Father: Thomas Arnold
Mother: Wilma Inez Bullock
Spouse: William Henry Matthews "


Thomas Randolph Arnold Sr

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Claren, Hensly Hollow; E.D. 24-36; taken
on 29 Apr 1940; Page 740A; Image 39 of 48; Household #326.
Listed as Thomas Arnold; age 44; born in VA; married; Negro; 4th grade education; lived in same
place on 1 Apr 1935; miner; head of household.


Myrtle Thomas

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Claren, Hensly Hollow; E.D. 24-36; taken
on 29 Apr 1940; Page 740A; Image 39 of 48; Household #326.
Listed as Myrtle Arnold; age 42; born in VA; married; Negro; 2nd grade education; lived in same
place on 1 Apr 1935; in household of husband, Thomas R. Arnold, Sr.


Georgia Arnold

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Claren, Hensly Hollow; E.D. 24-36; taken
on 29 Apr 1940; Page 740A; Image 39 of 48; Household #326.
Listed as Georgia Arnold; age 29; born in WV; Negro; single; 2nd grade education; lived
in same place on 1 Apr 1935; housekeeper in private home; in household of father, Thomas R.
Arnold, Sr.


Juanita Arnold

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Claren, Hensly Hollow; E.D. 24-36; taken
on 29 Apr 1940; Page 740A; Image 39 of 48; Household #326.
Listed as Juanita Arnold; age 23; born in WV; Negro; single; 7th grade education; lived
in same place on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Thomas R. Arnold, Sr.


Garland Arnold

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Claren, Hensly Hollow; E.D. 24-36; taken
on 29 Apr 1940; Page 740A; Image 39 of 48; Household #326.
Listed as Garland Arnold; age 18; born in WV; Negro; single; 1 yr HS education; lived
in same place on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Thomas R. Arnold, Sr.


Ophelia Arnold

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Claren, Hensly Hollow; E.D. 24-36; taken
on 29 Apr 1940; Page 740A; Image 39 of 48; Household #326.
Listed as Ophelia Arnold; age 17; born in WV; Negro; single; 7th grade education; attending school;
lived in same place on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Thomas R. Arnold, Sr.


Robert Charles Arnold

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Claren, Hensly Hollow; E.D. 24-36; taken
on 29 Apr 1940; Page 740A; Image 39 of 48; Household #326.
Listed as Robert Arnold; age 12; born in WV; Negro; single; 4th grade education; attending school;
lived in same place on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Thomas R. Arnold, Sr.
2. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Robert Howard Arnold
[Robert Charles Arnold]
[Robert Arnold]
Gender: Male
Race: Black
Birth Date: 30 Apr 1928
Birth Place: Big Sandy Mc, West Virginia
[Roderfield M??, West Virginia]
Death Date: 3 May 1998
Claim Date: 1 Jun 1976
Father: Thomas Arnold
Mother: Myrtle Thomas
SSN: 235381088
Notes: May 1943: Name listed as ROBERT HOWARD ARNOLD; 1950: Name listed as ROBERT CHARLES ARNOLD; 19 May 1976: Name listed as ROBERT C ARNOLD"
3. U.S., Department of Veterans Affairs BIRLS Death File, 1850-2010; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Robert Arnold
Gender: Male
Birth Date: 25 Jul 1927
Death Date: 3 May 1998
Cause of Death: Natural
SSN: 235381088
Branch 1: ARMY
Enlistment Date 1: 14 Feb 1946
Release Date 1: 23 Jul 1947"
4. Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Robert C. Arnold
SSN: 235-38-1088
Last Residence:
15059 Midland, Beaver, Pennsylvania, USA
BORN: 30 Apr 1927
Died: 3 May 1998
State (Year) SSN issued: West Virginia (Before 1951)"


Emmet S. Arnold

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; O'Toole; E.D. 24-9; taken 11 Apr 1940; Page 154B;
Image 20 of 50; Household #156.
Listed as Emmett Arnold; age 37; born in VA; married; 5th grade education; lived in same place on
1 Apr 1935; motorman in coal mine; head of household.


Ellen L. Musick

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; O'Toole; E.D. 24-9; taken 11 Apr 1940; Page 154B;
Image 20 of 50; Household #156.
Listed as Ellen Arnold; age 36; born in VA; married; 5th grade education; lived in same place on
1 Apr 1935; in household of husband, Emmet S. Arnold.


Robert Jackson Arnold

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; O'Toole; E.D. 24-9; taken 11 Apr 1940; Page 154B;
Image 20 of 50; Household #156.
Listed as Robert Arnold; age 17; born in WV; 7th grade education; attending school; lived in same
place on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Emmet S. Arnold.
2. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Robert Jackson Arnold
[Robert Arnold]
Gender: Male
Race: White
Birth Date: 7 Apr 1923
Birth Place: Anawalt Mcdo, West Virginia
Death Date: Jan 1985
Father: Emmet S Arnold
Mother: Ellen L Music
SSN: 236221635
Notes: Jan 1941: Name listed as ROBERT JACKSON ARNOLD;
30 Dec 1987: Name listed as ROBERT ARNOLD"


Vergie M. Arnold

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; O'Toole; E.D. 24-9; taken 11 Apr 1940; Page 154B;
Image 20 of 50; Household #156.
Listed as Vergie M. Arnold; age 10; born in WV; 4th grade education; attending school; lived in same
place on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Emmet S. Arnold.


Charles Arnold

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; O'Toole; E.D. 24-9; taken 11 Apr 1940; Page 154B;
Image 20 of 50; Household #156.
Listed as Charles Arnold; age 6; born in WV; no education; attending school; lived in same
place on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Emmet S. Arnold.


Georgie Arnold

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; O'Toole; E.D. 24-9; taken 11 Apr 1940; Page 154B;
Image 20 of 50; Household #156.
Listed as Georgie Arnold; age 4; born in WV; in household of father, Emmet S. Arnold.


Marie J. Arnold

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; O'Toole; E.D. 24-9; taken 11 Apr 1940; Page 154B;
Image 20 of 50; Household #156.
Listed as Marie J. Arnold; age 2; born in WV; in household of father, Emmet S. Arnold.


Frank Douglas Arnold

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Northfork District; Rolfe; E. D. 24-54; taken 16 Apr 1940; Page
1032A; Image 31 of 46; Household #278.
Listed as Frank Arnold; age 17; born in WV; single; Negro; 3 yrs HS education; lived in same
house on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Earnest L. Arnold.
2. U.S. WWII Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Frank Douglas Arnold
Race: Black
Age: 19
Relationship to Draftee: Self (Head)
Birth Place: Worth, West Virginia, USA
Birth Date: 13 Jan 1923
Residence Place: Worth, Mcdowell, West Virginia, USA
Registration Date: 30 Jun 1942
Employer: Pocahontas Fuel Co
Weight: 175
Complexion: Dark Brown
Eye Color: Brown
Hair Color: Black
Height: 6 1
Next of Kin: Dallie Arnold
Household Members:
Name Relationship
Frank Douglas Arnold Self (Head)"
3. World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Frank D Arnold
Birth Year: 1923
Race: Negro, citizen (Black)
Nativity State or Country: West Virginia
State of Residence: West Virginia

Enlistment Date: 23 Apr 1943
Enlistment State: West Virginia
Enlistment City: Huntington
Branch: No branch assignment
Branch Code: No branch assignment
Grade: Private
Grade Code: Private
Term of Enlistment: Enlistment for the duration of the War or other emergency, plus six months, subject to the discretion of the President or otherwise according to law
Component: Selectees (Enlisted Men)
Source: Civil Life

Education: 4 years of high school
Civil Occupation: Semiskilled miners, and mining-machine operators
Marital Status: Single, without dependents
Height: 22
Weight: 080
4. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1948); Page 27; WV Archives Web Site.
Frank Douglas Arnold; age 25; born and living in Worth, WV; single; colored; married on 10 Jul 1948
at Northfork, WV; Nina Ray Agnew; age 18; born and living at Worth, WV; single; colored; with
consent of Dollie Agnew, mother of Nina Ray Agnew.
5. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Frank Douglas Arnold
[Frank Arnold]
Gender: Male
Race: Black
Birth Date: 13 Jan 1923
Birth Place: Worth McDowe, West Virginia
Death Date: Nov 1981
Father: Earnest L Arnold
Mother: Dallie M Clemonts
SSN: 236287737
Notes: Feb 1941: Name listed as FRANK DOUGLAS ARNOLD;
30 Dec 1987: Name listed as FRANK ARNOLD"


Nina Ray Agnew

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Northfork District; Bear Wallow; E.D. 24-3; taken 16 Apr 1940;
Page 1097A; Image 43 of 62; Household #365.
Listed as Nina Agnew; age 10; born in WV; Negro; 4th grade education; attending school; lived in
same place on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, June Agnew.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1948); Page 27; WV Archives Web Site.
Frank Douglas Arnold; age 25; born and living in Worth, WV; single; colored; married on 10 Jul 1948
at Northfork, WV; Nina Ray Agnew; age 18; born and living at Worth, WV; single; colored; with consent
of Dollie Agnew, mother of Nina Ray Agnew.