Selected Families and Individuals

Notes


John David "J.D." Wade

1. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Woodlawn Cemetery, Bluewell, Mercer Co, WV; submitted by
F. Hylton; 10 JUn 2010.
John D. Wade; born 10 May 1952 in Litwar, WV; died 4 Oct 2006 in Charleston, WV; buried here;
no grave marker photo shown; obit posted.
"Bluefield Daily Telegraph", Bluefield, WV; Newspaper Obit.
"John D. (J.D.) Wade Sr., 54, of Long Bottom, near Iaeger, died Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2006 at Charleston Area Medical Center, General Division, Charleston following a sudden illness.

"Mr. Wade was born May 10, 1952 in Litwar, a son of the late Ernest and Ruth Sizemore Wade. He was a retired mine foreman of U.S. Steel and was the owner and operator of Wade's Pic-Pac at Long Bottom near Iaeger.

"In addition to his parents, two sisters, Carol Wade and Maxine Wade preceded him in death.

"Survivors include his wife, Barbara Brown Wade of the home; one daughter, Sarah Ann Potter and husband William of Rock Hill, S.C.; one son, John D. Wade Jr. and wife Sandi of Chester, S.C.; five brothers, Ervin (Buddy) Wade of Little Rock, Ark., Luther Wade of Long Pole, Sherman Wade of Steeles, Earsel (Jabo) Wade of Hurricane, and Ernest (June Bug) Wade of Steeles; four sisters, Ruby Collins of Litwar, Helen Tolnay of Plano, Texas, Inez Koker of Carmi, Ill., and Brenda Haley of Little Rock; and three grandchildren.

"Funeral services will be conducted today, Saturday, Oct. 7, 2006 at 11 a.m., with Pastor Johnny Green officiating at the chapel of Fanning Funeral Home in Iaeger. Burial will follow at Woodlawn Memorial Park at Bluewell...."


Sophia Irene Adams

1. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestery.com Web Site.
"Name: Sophia Irene Adamkiewicz
[Sophie Cregeen]
[Sophie Adams]
Gender: Female
Race: White
Birth Date: 15 May 1917
Birth Place: Hamtramck, Michigan
[Gary, West Virginia]
Death Date: 1 Oct 2002
Father: Bruno Adams
Mother: Frances Kreminski
SSN: 378072988
Notes: Jan 1937: Name listed as SOPHIA IRENE ADAMKIEWICZ; Aug 1953: Name
listed as SOPHIE CREGEEN; 13 Nov 1991: Name listed as SOPHIE IRENE CREGEEN; :
Name listed as SOPHIE ADAMS"


Sophia Irene Adams

1. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestery.com Web Site.
"Name: Sophia Irene Adamkiewicz
[Sophie Cregeen]
[Sophie Adams]
Gender: Female
Race: White
Birth Date: 15 May 1917
Birth Place: Hamtramck, Michigan
[Gary, West Virginia]
Death Date: 1 Oct 2002
Father: Bruno Adams
Mother: Frances Kreminski
SSN: 378072988
Notes: Jan 1937: Name listed as SOPHIA IRENE ADAMKIEWICZ; Aug 1953: Name
listed as SOPHIE CREGEEN; 13 Nov 1991: Name listed as SOPHIE IRENE CREGEEN; :
Name listed as SOPHIE ADAMS"


Fred Adams

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1943); Page 231; WV Archives Web Site.
Fred Adams; age 25; born and living at Crumpler, WV; single; married on 13 Sep 1943
at Bluefield, WV; Frances Bell; age 21; born and living at Crumpler, WV; single;
2. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Fred Adams
Gender: Male
Race: White
Birth Date: 11 Mar 1918
Birth Place: Crumpler, West Virginia
Death Date: 17 Jul 1996
Father: John E Adams
Mother: Julia Foster
SSN: 232180463
Notes: Feb 1937: Name listed as FRED ADAMS"
3. Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Fred Adams
SSN: 232-18-0463
Last Residence:
24740 Princeton, Mercer, West Virginia, USA
BORN: 11 Mar 1919
Died: 17 Jul 1996
State (Year) SSN issued: North Carolina or West Virginia (Before 1951)"
4. Find A Grave Index, 1600s-Current; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Fred L Adams
Birth Date: 11 Mar 1919
Birth Place: Crumpler, McDowell County, West Virginia, United States of America
Death Date: 17 Jul 1996
Death Place: Princeton, Mercer County, West Virginia, United States of America
Cemetery: Woodlawn Cemetery
Burial or Cremation Place: Bluewell, Mercer County, West Virginia, United States of America
Has Bio?: N
Spouse: Frances Charlton Adams
Children: James Fredrick Adams
URL: http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-..."


Frances Charlton Bell

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1943); Page 231; WV Archives Web Site.
Fred Adams; age 25; born and living at Crumpler, WV; single; married on 13 Sep 1943
at Bluefield, WV; Frances Bell; age 21; born and living at Crumpler, WV; single;
2. Find A Grave Index; 1600s-Current; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Frances Charlton Adams
Maiden Name: Bell
Birth Date: 10 Dec 1921
Birth Place: Crumpler, McDowell County, West Virginia, United States of America
Death Date: 3 Aug 1996
Death Place: Princeton, Mercer County, West Virginia, United States of America
Cemetery: Woodlawn Cemetery
Burial or Cremation Place: Bluewell, Mercer County, West Virginia, United States of America
Has Bio?: N
Spouse: Fred L Adams
Children: James Fredrick Adams
URL: http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-..."


Gene Arden Vance

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1962); Page 2; WV Archives Web Site.
Gene Arden Vance; age 25; born in Capels, WV; divorced; living at Hanover, WV; son of
William W. and Bertha Vance; married on 3 Dec 1962 at Pineville, WV; June Carol Steele;
age 21; born in Iaeger, WV; single; living at Ikes Fork, WV; daughter of David and Virginia Steele.
2. Russell Co, VA; Marriage License #77 047655; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Gene A. Vance; age 40; born 16 May 1937 at Capels, WV; divorced; this was his 4th marriage;
4 yrs college education; living at PO Box 549, Oceana, WV; son of Bill and Bertha (Lockhart)
Vance; married on 21 Oct 1977 at Lebanon, VA; Myrtle V. Hendrick; maiden name Cordel;
age 45; born 12 Nov 1931 at Rista, WV; widow; this was her 2nd marriage; 4hrs HS education;
living at Box 128, Pineville, WV; daughter of Albert and Bessie (Short) Cordle.
3. Russell Co, VA; Marriage License #80-002813; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Gene Arden Vance; age 42; born 16 May 1937 at Capels, WV; 4 yrs college education; divorced;
this was his 5th marriage; living at Box 839, Pineville, WV; son of William and Bertha (Lockhart)
Vance; married on 2 Jan 1980 i Lebanon, VA; Casperette Griffith; maiden name West; age 44;
born 18 Oct 1935 in Big Branch, WV; widow; this was her 2nd marriage; 12 th grade education;
living at Box 51, Oceana, WV; daughter of DeeRoy and Clara (Winkler) West.
4. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Gene Arden Vance
[Gene Vance]
Gender: Male
Race: White
Birth Date: 16 May 1937
Birth Place: Capels McDow, West Virginia
Death Date: Apr 1987
Father: William E Vance
Mother: Bertha C Lockhart
SSN: 236520289
Notes: Aug 1951: Name listed as GENE ARDEN VANCE; 04 Jan 1988: Name listed as GENE VANCE"
5. U.S., Department of Veterans Affairs BIRLS Death File, 1850-2010; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Gene Vance
Gender: Male
Birth Date: 16 May 1937
Death Date: 17 Apr 1987
SSN: 236520289
Enlistment Date 1: 7 Jul 1954
Release Date 1: 5 Jul 1957
Branch 2: ARMY
Enlistment Date 2: 7 Apr 1959
Release Date 2: 31 May 1976"
6. Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Gene Vance
SSN: 236-52-0289
BORN: 16 May 1937
Last Benefit: 24870, Oceana, Wyoming, West Virginia, United States of America
Died: Apr 1987
State (Year) SSN issued: West Virginia (1951)"
7. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV;
submitted by B. Walls; 7 Apr 2014.
Gene A. Vance; born 16 May 1937; died 17 Apr 1987; buried here; double headstone photo shown
with wife Casperetta G. Vance; "MARRIED JAN. 2, 2980'; grave marker photo slso shown; "MAJ *
US ARMY * VIETNAM".


Casperetta West

1. Russell Co, VA; Marriage License #80-002813; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Gene Arden Vance; age 42; born 16 May 1937 at Capels, WV; 4 yrs college education; divorced;
this was his 5th marriage; living at Box 839, Pineville, WV; son of William and Bertha (Lockhart)
Vance; married on 2 Jan 1980 i Lebanon, VA; Casperette Griffith; maiden name West; age 44;
born 18 Oct 1935 in Big Branch, WV; widow; this was her 2nd marriage; 12 th grade education;
living at Box 51, Oceana, WV; daughter of DeeRoy and Clara (Winkler) West.


William Hugh Addair

1. Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: William Adair
Last Residence:
41858 Whitesburg, Letcher, Kentucky
BORN: 26 Feb 1966
Died: 30 Sep 2006
State (Year) SSN issued: West Virginia (1973)"
2. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007: Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: William Hugh Adair
[William H Adair]
[William Adair]
Gender: Male
Race: White
Birth Date: 26 Feb 1966
Birth Place: Welch McDowe, West Virginia
[Welch Mc, West Virginia]
Death Date: 30 Sep 2006
SSN: 236989770
Notes: 12 Oct 1973: Name listed as WILLIAM HUGH ADAIR; 17 Oct 1975: Name listed as WILLIAM H ADAIR; 12 Oct 2006: Name listed as WILLIAM ADAIR"
3. Find A Grave Index, 1600s-Current; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Adair, William Hugh of Sandlick passed away Saturday, September 30, 2006, at the Whitesburg ARH. William was the son of Marie Marcum Adair of Sandlick and the late Ephire Harlan Adair. He was born February 26, 1966, being 40 years, 7 months, and 4 days of age at the time of his passing. Surviving other than his mother are his wife, Shannon Roberts; 2 sons, Arthur Adam and William Hugh II, both of home; 2 brothers, Roger and Harrison; 5 sisters, Linda Finley, Tammy Byers, Darlene Hughley, Florence George, and Kathy Gilreath along with a host of other relatives and friends to mourn his passing. Services were conducted at the Faith Tabernacle Church on Thursday, October 5, 2006 at 1:00 p.m., with John Conn officiating. Arrangements were made by the Letcher Funeral Home.
Posted in the Troublesome Creek Times, Wednesday, October 11, 2006
Submitted by Debbie Tamborski"


Frank Johnson "Johnse" Vance

1. "The Heritage of McDowell Co, WV...", McDowell Co Historical Society, 1995
Elijah Vance Article, page 253.
Johnson and Florence Murphy Vance were parents of two children: Shirley
(son), and Namoi.
2. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Sandy River District, page 249B, Family #188.
Listed as Frank Vance, age 12, born in May 1888 in WV, in household of
brother, William Vance.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol __(1911); Page 154; WV Archives Web Site.
Frank J. Vance; age 21; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; farmer; living at Iaeger, WV; son of
E. and Isabelle; married on 29 Mar 1911 at Iaeger, WV; Florence H. Murphy; age 16; born in
McDowell Co, WV; single; daughter of Columbus and Virginia.
4. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV;
submitted by B. Walls; 10 Mar 2014.
Frank Ljohnson Vance; born 8 May 1888; died 30 May 1943; buried here; headstone and
grave marker photos shown; "FATHER".


Florence Helen Murphy

1. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Sandy River District, taken on 15 Apr, 1910,
Page 79A, Family #3.
Listed as Florence H. Murphy, age 15, born in WV, in household of father,
Columbus Murphy.
2. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Sandy River District, taken on 18 Jun 1900,
Page 271A, Family #568.
Listed as Florence Murphy, age 5, born in Feb 1895 in WV, in household of
father, Columbus Murphy.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol __(1911); Page 154; WV Archives Web Site.
Frank J. Vance; age 21; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; farmer; living at Iaeger, WV; son of
E. and Isabelle; married on 29 Mar 1911 at Iaeger, WV; Florence H. Murphy; age 16; born in
McDowell Co, WV; single; daughter of Columbus and Virginia.
4. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #'67 016307; WV Archives Web Site via LDS Web Site.
Florence Vance; age 73; born 5 Oct 1894 in WV; widow; housewife; living at Iaeger, WV; daughter
of Columbus and Virginia (Graham) Murphy; died 25 Nov 1967 in Grace Hospital, Welch, WV;
due to broncho-peumonia with mulitplr myeloma; buried 29 Nov 1967 in Iaeger Memorial Cemetery,
Roderfield, WV.
5. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV;
submitted by B. Walls; 10 Mar 2014.
Florence Helen Vance; born 5 Oct 1894; died 25 Nov 1967; buried here; headstone and grave marker
photos shown.


Everett Verlin Addair

1. Spotsylvania Co, VA Marriage License #39122; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Everett Verlin Adair; age 24; born at War, WV; single; operator for American Viscose;
living at Woodford, VA; son of Joseph Leonard and Lula (Deskins) Adair; married on
6 Dec 1956 at Corbin, VA; Catherine Barbara Crowley; age 17; born in Tappahannock,
Essex Co, VA; single; unemployed; living at RFD #3, Fredericksburg, VA; daughter of
Eustace William and Susie (Long) Crowley.
2. Tazewell Co, VA; Marriage License #91-011768; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Everett Verlin Adair; age 59; born 7 Dec 1921 in WV; widowed; this was his 2nd marriage;
6th grade education; living at PO Box 4569 in Bluefield, VA; son of Joseph Leonad and Lula
(Deskins) Adair; married on 21 Mar 1991 at Bluefield, VA; Bernice Mae Atkins; maiden name
Nicholson; age 54; born 11 Apr 1936; divorced; this was her 2nd marriage; 6th grade education;
living at PO Box 4569, Bluefield, VA; daughter of Jack Irvin and Josephine Nicholson.
3. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Everett Adair
[Everett Verlin Adair]
[E Adair]
Gender: Male
Race: White
Birth Date: 7 Dec 1931
Birth Place: War McDowell, West Virginia
[War, West Virginia]
Death Date: Jun 1991
Father: Joe L Adair
Mother: Lula Deskins
SSN: 226367011
Notes: Feb 1948: Name listed as EVERETT ADAIR; Feb 1951: Name listed as EVERETT VERLIN ADAIR; 23 Jul 1991: Name listed as E ADAIR"
4. Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Everett Verlin Adair
Gender: Male
Race: White
Death Age: 59
Birth Date: abt 1932
Death Date: 21 Jun 1991
Death Place: Fredericksburg, Virginia, USA
Spouse: Bn Adair
Certificate Number: 1991022744"
5. Find A Grave Index, 1600s-Current; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Everett V Adair
Birth Date: 7 Dec 1931
Death Date: 21 Jun 1991
Death Place: Fredericksburg City, Virginia, United States of America
Cemetery: Sunset Memorial Gardens
Burial or Cremation Place: Four Mile Fork, Spotsylvania County, Virginia, United States of America
Has Bio?: Y
URL: http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-..."


Bernice Mae Nicholson

1. Tazewell Co, VA; Marriage License #91-011768; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Everett Verlin Adair; age 59; born 7 Dec 1921 in WV; widowed; this was his 2nd marriage;
6th grade education; living at PO Box 4569 in Bluefield, VA; son of Joseph Leonad and Lula
(Deskins) Adair; married on 21 Mar 1991 at Bluefield, VA; Bernice Mae Atkins; maiden name
Nicholson; age 54; born 11 Apr 1936; divorced; this was her 2nd marriage; 6th grade education;
living at PO Box 4569, Bluefield, VA; daughter of Jack Irvin and Josephine Nicholson.