Selected Families and Individuals

Notes


Leo Carlos Quesenberry

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1944); page 123; WV Archives Web Site.
Leo Carlos Quesenberry; age 23; born and living at Coalwood, WV; single; married on
12 Mar 1944 at Coalwood, WV; Anna Margaret Woody; age 21; born at Coalwood, WV;
single; living at Bartley, WV.
2. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Roselawn Memorial Gardens, Princeton, Mercer Co, WV; submitted by
Robert Libby; 2 May 2010; grave marker photo added by F. Hylton.
Leo Carlos Quesenberrt; born 26 Jan 1921; died Jan 1975 at Bradshaw, WV; buried here;
grave marker photo shown; "TES 5 US ARMY".


Anna Margaret Woody

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1944); page 123; WV Archives Web Site.
Leo Carlos Quesenberry; age 23; born and living at Coalwood, WV; single; married on
12 Mar 1944 at Coalwood, WV; Anna Margaret Woody; age 21; born at Coalwood, WV;
single; living at Bartley, WV.
2. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Roselawn Memorial Gardens, Princeton, Mercer Co, WV; submitted by
F. Hylton; 12 Jun 2014; maintained by Victoria Taylor-True.
Anna Margaret Woody Quesenberry; born 29 Feb 1924 at Coalwood, WV; died 26 Jan 2009 in
Winter Haven, Fl; buried here; grave marker photo shown; personal photo, marriage record and
obit posted.
"Daughter of Ernest & Blanche Woody, Sr
____________________________
"Mrs. Anna W. Quesenberry, age 84, died of respiratory failure Monday (Jan 26, 2009) in Winter Haven, FL. She was born in Coalwood, raised in Bartley, and moved to Bradshaw after marriage where she raised 4 girls.

"Her many jobs included bookkeeper- for a coal mining company, Triple L. Chevrolet, a growers co-op in MI, and a podiatrist in Huntington, WV. She also was a headstart teacher, postal employee, and sorority house Mom at Marshall University. She loved music and played the piano at Bradshaw Methodist Church along with leading the choirs and teaching Sunday School. She was a selfless woman taking care of her family and others in need. She moved to Winter Haven, FL in 2002.

"She was predeceased by husband Leo C. Quesenberry.
She is survived by her daughters: Carla Bryan, Winter Haven, FL; Dawn Porter, Huntington; Lea Ott, Castro Valley, CA; Tina Meek, Canon City, CO; sisters: Frances Beavers, Chattanooga, TN; Mary Pruitt, Jonesboro, AR; 14 grandchildren, and 8 great grandchildren.

"Services will be held Saturday, Feb. 7, 2009 at 1:00 PM in Burns Wornal Chapel of the Memorial Funeral Directory on Athens Road in Princeton, WV with Pastor Don Ott officiating. Burial will follow in Roselawn Memorial Gardens on Courthouse Road in Princeton. Friends may call one hour prior to Services Saturday at the Funeral Home or may leave online condolences at www.memorialfd.com. The Quesenberry family is being served by the Memorial Funeral Directory and Cremation Center in Princeton."


Joseph "Joe" Wade

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1907); Page 346; WV Archives Web Site.
Joe Wade; age 29; born in Green Co, NC; single; miner; living at Big Four, WV; son of Robert and Ruth;
married on 19 Jan 1907 at Big Four, WV; Minnie Gregory; age 19; born in Clay Co, KY; single; daughter of
_____Green???.
2. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Landgraff; taken on 18 Apr 1910; Page 255B;
Image 18 of 38; Family #197/146.
Listed as Joe Wade; age 32; born in VA; married once for 3 yrs; coal miner; head of household.


Minnie Gregory

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1907); Page 346; WV Archives Web Site.
Joe Wade; age 29; born in Green Co, NC; single; miner; living at Big Four, WV; son of Robert and Ruth;
married on 19 Jan 1907 at Big Four, WV; Minnie Gregory; age 19; born in Clay Co, KY; single; daughter of
_____Green???.
2. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Landgraff; taken on 18 Apr 1910; Page 255B;
Image 18 of 38; Family #197/146.
Listed as Minnie Wade; age 18; born in KY; married once for 3 yrs; 2 children, 1 living; in household
of husband, Joseph Wade.


Joseph Anthony

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1946); Page 439; WV Archives Web Site.
Joseph Anthony; age 21; born in Walnut Cove, NC; single; colored; living at Gary, WV;
married on 1 Jun 1946 at Gary, WV; Lena Belle Abbington; age 17; born and living at
Gary, WV; single; colored; with consent of William J. Abbington; father of Lena Belle
Abbington.


Lena Belle Abbington

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1946); Page 439; WV Archives Web Site.
Joseph Anthony; age 21; born in Walnut Cove, NC; single; colored; living at Gary, WV;
married on 1 Jun 1946 at Gary, WV; Lena Belle Abbington; age 17; born and living at
Gary, WV; single; colored; with consent of William J. Abbington; father of Lena Belle
Abbington.


Mandle Jay Harman

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; Wilcoe, WV; E.D. 24-3; taken 5 Apr 1940; Page 38A;
Image 13 of 64; Household #105.
Listed as Mandle Harman; age 16; born in WV; single; Negro; 7th grade education; new worker;
lived in same house on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Garnett H. Harman.
2. World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Mandle J Harman
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: 2 years of high school
Civil Occupation: Unskilled occupations in extraction of minerals, n.e.c.
Marital Status: Single, without dependents
Height: 40
Weight: 064"
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1943); Page 327; WV Archives Web Site.
Mandle J. Harman; age 20; born and living at Wilcoe, WV; single; colored; married on 25
Oct 1943 at Gary, WV; Louise Abbington; age 17; born at Elbert, WV; single; colored; living
at Wilcoe, WV; with consent of Judge of Circuit Court and Mary Harman; mother of Mandle
J. Harman; and Thomas W. Abbington, father of Louise Abbington.
4. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Mandle J Harmon
[Maudle Jay Harmon]
[Mandle Harman]
[Mandell Harman]
Gender: Male
Race: Black
Birth Date: 16 May 1923
Birth Place: Wilcoe McDow, West Virginia
[Wilcae Mcd, West Virginia]
Death Date: 1 Dec 1993
Father: Garnett H Harman
Mother: Mary E Dickerson
SSN: 235280089
Notes: Apr 1940: Name listed as MANDLE J HARMON;
Feb 1946: Name listed as MAUDLE JAY HARMON;
14 Jan 1993: Name listed as MANDLE JAY HARMAN;
28 Dec 1993: Name listed as MANDELL J HARMAN"
5. Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Mandell J. Harman
SSN: 235-28-0089
Last Residence:
24895 Wilcoe, Mcdowell, West Virginia, USA
BORN: 16 May 1923
Died: 1 Dec 1993
State (Year) SSN issued: West Virginia (Before 1951)"


Louise Abbington

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1943); Page 327; WV Archives Web Site.
Mandle J. Harman; age 20; born and living at Wilcoe, WV; single; colored; married on 25
Oct 1943 at Gary, WV; Louise Abbington; age 17; born at Elbert, WV; single; colored; living
at Wilcoe, WV; with consent of Judge of Circuit Court and Mary Harman; mother of Mandle
J. Harman; and Thomas W. Abbington, father of Louise Abbington.


Samuel Bagley

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1930); Page 137; WV Archives Web Site.
Sam Bagley; age 28; born in Prince Edward Co, VA; single; laborer; black; living at Gary, WV;
son of Cecil and Grace; was issued a license to marry on 18 Dec 1930 in McDowell Co, WV;
Evelyn Abington; age 18; born in NC; single; black; daughter of Will and Emma.
(No return by a minister).


Evelyn Abbington

1.1920 Cenus McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; Gary; taken on 31 Jan 1920; Page 191B; Image 44 of 70;
Family #400/435.
Listed as Evalee Abington; age 3 yrs, 6 mons; born in VA; mulatto; in household of father, William J. Abbington.
2.1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkins District; Alpheus; Railroad Road; taken on 26 Apr 1930;
Page 67B; Image 43 of 45; Family # 458/420.
Listed as Evelyn Abington; age 15; born in NC; Negro; in household of father, William J. Abbington.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1930); Page 137; WV Archives Web Site.
Sam Bagley; age 28; born in Prince Edward Co, VA; single; laborer; black; living at Gary, WV;
son of Cecil and Grace; was issued a license to marry on 18 Dec 1930 in McDowell Co, WV;
Evelyn Abington; age 18; born in NC; single; black; daughter of Will and Emma.
(No return by a minister).


Daisy Lulah Debroah Ann Moore

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1957); Page 474; WV Archives Web Site.
Wilbur James Abbington; age 28; born and living at Gary, WV; single; colored; married on 7 Jul 1957 at
Glorius Church of God in Christ, Huntington, Cabell Co, WV; Daisy Lilah Debroah Ann Moore; age 21; born
and living at Gary, WV; single; colored.