McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families and Individuals

Notes


George Smargiankois

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Kimball; E.D. 24-26; taken on 4 Apr 1940;
Page 528B; Image 8 of 42; Household #82.
Listed as George Amarginkis; age 42; born in Greece; single; 2 yrs HS education; lived in same place
on 1 Apr 1935; alien; coal loader in coal mine; boarder; in household of John Martigrez.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1941); Page 235; WV Archives Web Site.
George Smarginkis; age 43; born in Greece; single; living at Kimball, WV; married on 19 Oct 1941
at Northfork, WV; Lila Roberts; age 31; born in KY; divorced; living at Kimball, WV.
3. Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014: Ancestry. co, Web Site.
"Name: George Smargian
SSN: 236-05-3501
Last Residence:
West Virginia
BORN: 14 Dec 1894
Died: Jan 1966
State (Year) SSN issued: West Virginia (Before 1951)"
4. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #'66 000586; WV Archives Web Site.
George Smargian; age 70; born 14 Dec 1895 in Crete, Greece; married; retired coal miner; living
at Pageton, WV; son of Theohary Smargianakis and unknown mother; died 19 Jan 1966 in Stevens
Clinic, Welch, WV; due to acute cardiac failure with anemia; rheumatoid arthritis; silicosis and possibe
pulmonary TB; buried 22 jan 1966 in Iaeger Memorial, Roderfield, WV; informant, Lela Smargian, Pageton.
5. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 17 Dec 2013.
George Smargian; born in 1897; died in 1966; buried here; grave marker photo shown.


Lila Roberts

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Kimball; E.D. 24-26; taken on 4 Apr 1940;
Page 528B; Image 8 of 42; Household #75.
Listed as Lila Roberts; age 30; born in KY; married; no education; lived in Elizabethton, Carter Co, TN
on 1 Apr 1935; housekeeper; in household of Edward Handen.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1941); Page 235; WV Archives Web Site.
George Smarginkis; age 43; born in Greece; single; living at Kimball, WV; married on 19 Oct 1941
at Northfork, WV; Lila Roberts; age 31; born in KY; divorced; living at Kimball, WV.


Charles Raymond Blessard

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1965) Page 127; WV Archives Web Site via LDS Web Site.
Charles Raymond Blessard; age 20; born 24 Oct 1944 (sic, 1946) in Welch, WV; single; living at Brenton,
WV; son of Stephen Paul (sic, Jeremiah) and Edna Mae (Dameron) Blessard; married on 13 Apr 1965 at
Bolt, Raleigh Co, WV; Gloria G. Shuttles; age 18; born 3 Apr 1947 in Ashland, KY; single; living at Brenton,
WV; daughter of Lawrence and Dorothy (Messer) Shuttles.
2. US Public Records, 1970-2009; LDS Web Site.
"Name Charles L Blessard
Also Known As Charles R Blessard
Residence Date 15 Oct 2005-05 Dec 2008
Residence Place Oceana, West Virginia, United States
Birth Date 25 Oct 1946
Phone Number..."
"...Phone Number Recorded Date 05 Dec 2008
Address 332 PO Box
Address Continued Oceana, West Virginia 24870
Address Date 15 Oct 2005-05 Dec 2008
2nd Address 285 PO Box
2nd Address Continued Justice, West Virginia 24851
2nd Address Date 01 Sep 1998-01 Jul 2004
3rd Address 1244 PO Box
3rd Address Continued Oceana, West Virginia 24870
3rd Address Date 01 Dec 1984-01 Dec 1999..."
3. Stafford Funeral Home; Lynco, WV; Posted Obit.
"Charles Raymond "Charlie" Blessard, 69, of Fairmont, WV formerly of Oceana, passed away peacefully on
April 15, 2016 at his home. He was born on October 25, 1946 in Welch, WV, a son of the late Bob and Edna
Speaks. Charlie proudly served his country during the Vietnam War as a chaplain’s assistant and a
helicopter gunner. He was a member of Wyoming-McDowell DAV Chapter 56, VFW and the Wyoming
County Veterans Honor Guard. He worked as a coal miner and owned a Barber shop serving the Oceana
community for nearly 30 years. He had a love for most any sport and enjoyed playing softball in his
younger days. In his later years he enjoyed traveling the country with his wife Nancy and seeing the sites.
He was survived by his spouse Nancy Ramsey-Blessard; two daughters Shae (Fred) Morales, and Martha
"Marty" (Shawn) Beverly; son Charles Robert "Bobby" Blessard; step-children Charlie (spouse Valerie),
Shane and Cindy Davis; Eleven grandchildren, Kara, Jessica, Tiffany, Brittney, Nikki, Lezlie, Shane, Whitney,
Austin, Lydia and Ryan; five great-grandchildren; two sisters Pamela Brogan and Karen Speaks. Funeral
service will be held at 7:00PM on Monday April 18, 2016 in the Chapel of Stafford Family Funeral Home
with Rev. Lewis Lester officiating. Burial will follow in Grafton National Veterans Cemetery, Grafton, WV.
The Wyoming County Veterans Honor Guard will conduct military rites..."


Gloria G. Suttles

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1965) Page 127; WV Archives Web Site via LDS Web Site.
Charles Raymond Blessard; age 20; born 24 Oct 1944 (sic, 1946) in Welch, WV; single; living at Brenton,
WV; son of Stephen Paul (sic, Jeremiah) and Edna Mae (Dameron) Blessard; married on 13 Apr 1965 at
Bolt, Raleigh Co, WV; Gloria G. Shuttles; age 18; born 3 Apr 1947 in Ashland, KY; single; living at Brenton,
WV; daughter of Lawrence and Dorothy (Messer) Shuttles.


Magdalene Bunn

1. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Premier; taken on 3/4 Feb 1920: Page 199A;
Family #95/95.
Listed as Magdlean Bunn; age 4; born in WV; in household of father, Frank Bunn, Sr.
2. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; taken on 29 Apr 1930; Page 224A;
Family #553/570.
Listed as Magdalene Bunn; age 14; born in WV; in household of father, Frank Bunn, Sr.
3. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 15 Dec 2013.
Madilene Bunn Sizer; born 11 Nov 1916; died 3 Oct 1941; buried here; headstone photo shown;
"IN LOVING MEMORY".


Juanita May Christian

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; E.D. 24-59; Page 1179B; Image 60 of 64;
Household #505.
Listed as Juanita Christian; age 2; born in WV; in household of father, Lee A. Christian.


Robert Ronald Christian

1. United States Public Records, 1970-2009; LDS Web Site.
"Name Robert L Christian
Also Known As Robert Ronald Christian
Residence Date 01 Aug 2003-01 Aug 2005
Residence Place Bradshaw, West Virginia, United States
Birth Date 15 Apr 1946
Address Bradshaw, West Virginia 24817
Address Date 01 Aug 2003-01 Aug 2005
2nd Address Paynesville, West Virginia 24873
2nd Address Date 01 Sep 1997
3rd Address Paynesville, West Virginia 24873
3rd Address Date 01 Jun 1992-31 Dec 1996
Possible Relatives Angela J Blankenship
Record Number 171297866"
2. Fanning Funeral Home; Iaeger, WV; Posted Obit.
"Robert "Ronald" Christian, 71, of Paynesville, WV, was welcomed into the Kingdom of Heaven, Tuesday, September 5, 2017. Born April 15, 1946, Ronald was the son of the late Lee Alexander and Mary Elizabeth Roberts-Christian. He was a graduate of Iaeger High School and served in the United States Army. Ronald was a retired Piston Coal Company employee and a member of the Crossview Church of Christ in Virginia. Ronald was an avid outdoorsman and enjoyed various types of hunting and fishing. His light-hearted sense of humor and compassion for others are only a few of the many things that will be missed about him. Ronald was proud to be from West Virginia and loved Mountaineer football. He also enjoyed his weekly pool shoot with dear friends and neighbors. In addition to his parents Ronald was preceded in death by two brothers, Paul Christian and Hobert Carl Christian; three sisters, Shirley Geneva Perry, Juanita May Christian Rowe- Allen and Echo Agnes Christian; two brothers-in-law, Buford Kyle Stinson and Gene Raymond Rowe, Those left to cherish his memory are, his wife, Brenda Estep-Copley Christian; two sons, Richard Scott (Janet) Christian and Robert Lee (Beverly) Christian; two step daughters, Jennifer Copley (Steve) Cook, and Jeri Sue Copley (Jason) Lester; eight loving grandchildren, Brittany (BJ) Holden, Scott (Marissa) Christian Jr., CPL Brady (Karlee) Christian, Jay Minors, Maxton Christian, Kiersten Christian, Renae Howington and Christa (Luke) Stuemke; three great grandchildren, Raynee Christian, Preston Holden, and Eastyn Catve; five step grandchildren, Steven Cook, Matthew Cook, Megan Cook, Sydney Lester and Mallory Lester; one fur-baby, Phoebe, for whom he adored; two brothers, James Edward (Barbara Shortridge) Christian, and David Edward (Christy Osborne) Perry; two sisters, Barbara Gail Christian Church-Stinson, Sharon Sue Christian (William) Kendrick and a host of nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday, September 9 , 2017, at 2 o’clock with Evangelist Hobert Kennedy officiating at the Chapel of Fanning Funeral Home in Iaeger, WV. Burial will follow in the Mullins Cemetery on Coon Branch Mountain near Iaeger, WV, where military graveside rites will be conducted by the D.A.V. Chapter 141 of Belfrey, KY. ..."


Brenda Estep

1. United States Public Records, 1970-2009: LDS Web Site.
"Name Brenda G Copley
Residence Date 01 Oct 1998
Residence Place Ikes Fork, West Virginia, United States
Birth Date 04 Mar 1950
Address Ikes Fork, West Virginia 24845
Address Date 01 Oct 1998
2nd Address Iaeger, West Virginia 24844
2nd Address Date 01 Dec 1993-13 Nov 2000
3rd Address Kermit, West Virginia 25674
3rd Address Date 01 Dec 1991
Record Number 171316073"


Noah Nelson Asbury

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1912); Page 9; WV Archives Web Site.
Noah Asbury; age 27; born in Tazewell Co, VA; widowed; logger; living at Squire, WV; son of
William and Mary; married on 26 May 1912 at Squire Jim, WV; Rebecca A. Altizer; age 41; born
in Tazewell Co, VA; widow; daughter of Thomas and Elizabeth.


Rebecca Ann Altizer

1. "Compiled Tazewell Co Birth Index" "A B C D", Tazewell Co, VA Web Site
Rebecca Ann Altizer, daughter of Thomas A. and Sarah Nuckles Altizer was
born on 18 Jul 1871 in Tazewell Co, VA.
2. 1900 Census, Tazewell Co, VA; Clear Fork District; taken on 5 Jun 1900; Page 176A; Family #61/61.
Listed as Rebecca C. Altizer; age 28; born in Jul 1871 in VA; married 9 yrs; 5 children, 4 living;
in household of husband, William M. Altizer.
3. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; taken on 5 May 1910 ; Page 202B;
Family #272/283.
Listed as Rebecca Altizer; age 38; born in VA; widow; 9 children, 6 living; head of household.
4. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1912); Page 9; WV Archives Web Site.
Noah Asbury; age 27; born in Tazewell Co, VA; widowed; logger; living at Squire, WV; son of
William and Mary; married on 26 May 1912 at Squire Jim, WV; Rebecca A. Altizer; age 41; born
in Tazewell Co, VA; widow; daughter of Thomas and Elizabeth.


Randy Hunt

1. Fanning Funeral Home; Iaeger, WV; Posted Obit.
"Randy Hunt, 61, of Princeton, WV, passed away, Sunday, September 3, 2017 at his residence in Princeton, WV.Born, May 5, 1956 in Panther, WV, he was the son of Opal Horn Kiser and the late Willis Hunt.He was a resident of McDowell County the greater part of his life. He worked at Gilco saw mill at Roderfield, WV. He was a good Husband, Father and Brother.In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by one daughter, Kristi Lynn Hunt, one sister, Audrey Blalock. Survivors include, his wife Barbara Fruia Hunt of the home, his mother, Opal Kiser of Welch, WV, one sister Frankie Brewster and husband William of Raysal WV, three brothers, Henry Hunt, of Raysal, WV, Trace Kiser of Premier, WV, Clint Kiser and wife Kristi of Welch, WV. One step son, Anthony Lambert of Princeton, WV, three step daughters, Robin Powers of Monroe, MO, Michelle Lambert of Justice, WV, Angela Dillon of Justice, WV.Funeral Services will be conducted, Saturday, September 9, 2017 at 12 Noon from the Fanning Funeral Home Chapel in Welch, WV. burial will follow at S.J. Vanover Cemetery in Coon Branch Mtn, WV...."