McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV; Families and Individuals

Notes


Willard Vanover

1. Giles Co, VA; Marriage License #81-032841; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Willard Vanover; age 22; born 14 Jun 1959 in WV; this is his 1st marriage; 10th grade (GED)
education; living at 104 1/2 Douglas St, princeton, WV; son of James and Edith (Roberts) Vanover;
married on 17 Jul 1981 in Rich Creek, Giles Co, VA; Cynthia Jane Whittaker; age 18; born 10 Oct
1962 in WV; this is her 1st marriage; 11th grade education; living at Rt 6, Box 582, Princeton, WV;
daughter of Joe Cephus and Betty Sue (McAfee) Whittaker.


Cynthis Jane Whittaker

1. Giles Co, VA; Marriage License #81-032841; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Willard Vanover; age 22; born 14 Jun 1959 in WV; this is his 1st marriage; 10th grade (GED)
education; living at 104 1/2 Douglas St, princeton, WV; son of James and Edith (Roberts) Vanover;
married on 17 Jul 1981 in Rich Creek, Giles Co, VA; Cynthia Jane Whittaker; age 18; born 10 Oct
1962 in WV; this is her 1st marriage; 11th grade education; living at Rt 6, Box 582, Princeton, WV;
daughter of Joe Cephus and Betty Sue (McAfee) Whittaker.


James Cecil Rector

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1950); WV Archives Web Site.
James Cecil Rector; age 30; born in Grover, SD; divorced; living at Gary, WV; married on
5 May 1950 at Gary, WV; Mary Nell Rose; age 20; born and living at Gary, WV; single;
with consent of Kirby Rose, father of Mary Nell Rose.


Mary Nell Rose

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1950); WV Archives Web Site.
James Cecil Rector; age 30; born in Grover, SD; divorced; living at Gary, WV; married on
5 May 1950 at Gary, WV; Mary Nell Rose; age 20; born and living at Gary, WV; single;
with consent of Kirby Rose, father of Mary Nell Rose.


Fritz Abraham Blakely

1. WWII Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Fritz Abraham Blakley
Race: White
Age: 18
Relationship to Draftee: Self (Head)
Birth Date: 9 Sep 1927
Birth Place: Aflax, Kentucky, USA
Residence Place: Volin Township, Yankton, West Virginia, USA
Registration Date: 10 Sep 1945
Registration Place: Yankton, West Virginia, USA
Employer: Anderson Keene
Weight: 125
Complexion: Ruddy
Eye Color: Blue
Hair Color: Brown
Height: 5 11
Next of Kin: James Waley Blakley
Household Members:
Name Relationship
Fritz Abraham Blakley Self (Head)"
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1952); Page 478; WV Archive Web Site.
Fritz Abraham Blakeley; age 24; born in Aflax (sic, Aflex), KY; single; living in Jolo, WV; married on
27 May 1952 in Welch, WV; Alice Kennedy; age 18; born and living in Jolo, WV; single; with consent
of Dave and Marie Kennedy, parents of Alice Kennedy.


Alice Kennedy

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Jolo; E.D. 24-60; taken 6 May 1940; Page
1231A; Image 99 of 133; Household #778.
Listed as Alice Kennedy; age 6; born in WV; no education; not attending school; lived in same place
on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, David C. Kennedy.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1952); Page 478; WV Archive Web Site.
Fritz Abraham Blakeley; age 24; born in Aflax (sic, Aflex), KY; single; living in Jolo, WV; married on
27 May 1952 in Welch, WV; Alice Kennedy; age 18; born and living in Jolo, WV; single; with consent
of Dave and Marie Kennedy, parents of Alice Kennedy.


Donna Jean Franklin

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Sandy District; Iaeger; taken on 9 Apr 1930; Page 169A; Image
15 of 22; Family #148/155.
Listed as Danjeanny Franklin; age 1 yr, 3 mons; born in WV; in household of father, Irvin H. Franklin.
2. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; E.D. 24-57; taken on 27 Apr 1940; Page
1109A; Image 53 of 74; Household #448.
Listed as Donjeane Franklin; age 11; born in WV; 3rd grade education; attending school; lived in
same house on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Irvin H. Franklin.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1947); Page 197; WV Archives Web Site.
Donald O. Moody; age 21; born and living in Welch, WV; single; married on 11 Jan 1947 in Welch,
WV; Donna Jean Franklin; age 18; born in Roderfield, WV; single; living in Welch, WV; with consent
of Ruby Franklin, mother of Donna jean Franklin.


Commodore Grafield Bell Jr

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1946); Page 33; WV Archives Website.
Junior Bell; age 24; born in Kalarney, WV; single; living at Kimball, WV; married on 9 Nov 1946 in
Welch, WV; Lucy Mullins; age 34; born and living in Kimball, WV; single.
2. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by F. Hylton; 24 Dec 2017.
" Commodore Garfield Bell, Jr
Birth 25 Feb 1928
Killarney, Raleigh County, West Virginia, USA
Death 29 Jan 1990 (aged 61)
Bluefield, Mercer County, West Virginia, USA
Burial
Roselawn Memorial Gardens
Princeton, Mercer County, West Virginia, USA "


Lucy Mullins

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1946); Page 33; WV Archives Website.
Junior Bell; age 24; born in Kalarney, WV; single; living at Kimball, WV; married on 9 Nov 1946 in
Welch, WV; Lucy Mullins; age 34; born and living in Kimball, WV; single.
2. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by Kindred Spirits; 21 Jun 2017.
" Lucy Mullins Bell
Birth 5 Mar 1911
Wyoming County, West Virginia, USA
Death 25 Dec 1999 (aged 88)
Princeton, Mercer County, West Virginia, USA
Burial
Roselawn Memorial Gardens
Princeton, Mercer County, West Virginia, USA"


Commodore Garfield Bell Sr

1. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by Valerie Neal; 15 Feb 2016.
" Commodore Garfield Bell, Sr
Birth 10 Mar 1905
Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA
Death 18 Jul 1974 (aged 69)
McDowell County, West Virginia, USA
Burial
New Belcher Mountain Community Cemetery
McDowell County, West Virginia, USA"


Kenneth Maynard Bell

1. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by Valerie Neal; 15 Jul 2016.
" Kenneth Maynard Bell
Birth 13 Dec 1933
Death 12 Jan 1969 (aged 35)
Burial
New Belcher Mountain Community Cemetery
McDowell County, West Virginia, USA "


Charles Edward Guella I

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1956); Page 93; WV Archives Web Site.
Charles Edward Guella; age 24; born in Bramwell, WV; single; living at Roderfield, WV; marrid on
17 Aug 1956 at Welch, WV; Peggy Ervine Franklin; age 22; born in Welch, WV; single; living at
Roderfield, WV.
2. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Charles Edward Guella
[Charles E Guella]
Gender: Male
Race: White
Birth Date: 10 May 1931
Birth Place: Simmons Merc, West Virginia
Death Date: 4 Feb 1992
Father: Charlie Guella
Mother: Clementina Mamami
SSN: 233448527
Death Certificate Number: 2131
Notes: May 1946: Name listed as CHARLES EDWARD GUELLA;
22 May 1998: Name listed as CHARLES E GUELLA"
3. U.S., Department of Veterans Affairs BIRLS Death File, 1850-2010; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Charles Guella
Gender: Male
Birth Date: 10 May 1931
Death Date: 4 Feb 1992
SSN: 233448527
Branch 1: ARMY
Release Date 1: 12 Feb 1954"
4. Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Charles E. Guella
SSN: 233-44-8527
Last Residence:
24881 Roderfield, Mcdowell, West Virginia, USA
Born: 9 May 1931
Last Benefit: 24881, Roderfield, Mcdowell, West Virginia, United States of America
Died: 4 Feb 1992
State (Year) SSN issued: West Virginia (Before 1951)"
5. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1999"; 1999; By Geneva Steel, Tom
Hatcher and Sandra Long; "Charles Edward Guella"; Article; Page 157; submitted by Peggy Guella,
wife, Angela Green, Daughter, Butch Guella, Son, Roderfield, WV.


Peggy Ervine Franklin

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; E.D. 24-57; taken on 27 Apr 1940; Page 1109A;
Image 53 of 74; Household #448.
Listed as Peggy Franklin; age 5; born in WV; no education; not attending school; lived in same
house on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Irvin H. Franklin.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1956); Page 93; WV Archives Web Site.
Charles Edward Guella; age 24; born in Bramwell, WV; single; living at Roderfield, WV; marrid on
17 Aug 1956 at Welch, WV; Peggy Ervine Franklin; age 22; born in Welch, WV; single; living at
Roderfield, WV.
3. Fanning Funeral Home; Iaeger, WV; Posted Obit.
"Peggy Guella, Age 85 of Roderfield, West Virginia, passed away Wednesday July 17, 2019 at McDowell Nursing & Rehabilitation in Gary, West Virginia. Born June 07, 1934 in Iaeger, West Virginia, she was the daughter of the late Mr. Irvin Franklin & Ms. Ruby Moye Harrison - Franklin.Ms. Guella was an active Homemaker who greatly loved her family, loved to dance & listen to music, volunteered at schools and was a former Foster Grandparent.In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her Husband: Charles “Googie” Guella, Brother: James Franklin, Sisters: Donna Jean Vanfausain & Baby Sister Phyllis Frances Franklin.Survivors include: Two (2) Sons – Charles “Butch” Guella & Wife Pamela of Roderfield, West Virginia, Michael Guella & Wife Toni of Roderfield, West Virginia; Daughter Angela Green & Husband Kenneth of Rock Hill, South Carolina; Five (5) Grandchildren, Three (3) Great Grandchildren, Three (3) Great Great Grandchildren, as well as a Special Sister in Law: Ms. Violet Franklin.Funeral Services will be conducted Monday, July 22, 2019 at the Fanning Funeral Home Chapel in Welch, West Virginia; burial will follow at Woodlawn Memorial Park in Bluewell, West Virginia...."
4. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1999"; 1999; By Geneva Steel, Tom
Hatcher and Sandra Long; "Charles Edward Guella"; Article; Page 157; submitted by Peggy Guella,
wife, Angela Green, Daughter, Butch Guella, Son, Roderfield, WV.
5. FindAgrave.com Web Site; submitted by In Rememberance; 19 Jul 2019.
" Peggy Franklin Guella
Birth 7 Jun 1934
Iaeger, McDowell County, West Virginia, USA
Death 7 Jul 2019 (aged 85)
Gary, McDowell County, West Virginia, USA
Burial
Woodlawn Memorial Park
Bluewell, Mercer County, West Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 201292968"

Additional Information Posted:
"Peggy Guella, Age 85 of Roderfield, West Virginia, passed away Wednesday July 17, 2019 at McDowell Nursing & Rehabilitation in Gary, West Virginia. Born June 07, 1934 in Iaeger, West Virginia, she was the daughter of the late Mr. Irvin Franklin & Ms. Ruby Moye Harrison - Franklin.Ms. Guella was an active Homemaker who greatly loved her family, loved to dance & listen to music, volunteered at schools and was a former Foster Grandparent.In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her Husband: Charles “Googie” Guella, Brother: James Franklin, Sisters: Donna Jean Vanfausain & Baby Sister Phyllis Frances Franklin.Survivors include: Two (2) Sons – Charles “Butch” Guella & Wife Pamela of Roderfield, West Virginia, Michael Guella & Wife Toni of Roderfield, West Virginia; Daughter Angela Green & Husband Kenneth of Rock Hill, South Carolina; Five (5) Grandchildren, Three (3) Great Grandchildren, Three (3) Great Great Grandchildren, as well as a Special Sister in Law: Ms. Violet Franklin.Funeral Services will be conducted Monday, July 22, 2019 at the Fanning Funeral Home Chapel in Welch, West Virginia; burial will follow at Woodlawn Memorial Park in Bluewell, West Virginia. Family & Friends will serve as Pallbearers.Friends may call Monday, July 22, 2019 from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm prior to the Funeral Services at the Fanning Funeral Home Chapel in Welch, West Virginia.Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.fanningfuneralhomes.com.Fanning Funeral Homes of Welch / War is serving The Guella Family."


Alex George

1. Homer George's Family Tree; posted by lgeorge51; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Alex George
1901–1968
Birth 03 JUN 1901 • Lawrence County, Kentucky, USA
Death 08 MAR 1968"
2.1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; King Bottom; Carswell; E.D. 24-33; taken
19 Apr 1940; Page 653B; Image 2 of 45; Household #268.
Listed as Alex George; age 38; born in KY; married; no listed education; lived in same place on 1
Apr 1935; loads coal in mine; head of household.


Edith A. Horn

1. Homer George's Family Tree; posted by lgeorge51; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Edith A Horne (Horn)
1910–
Birth ABT. 1910 • Virginia
Death Unknown"
2.1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; King Bottom; Carswell; E.D. 24-33; taken
19 Apr 1940; Page 653B; Image 2 of 45; Household #268.
Listed as Edith George; age 30; born in VA; married; no listed education; lived in same place on 1
Apr 1935; in household of husband, Alex George.


Homer George

1.1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; King Bottom; Carswell; E.D. 24-33; taken
19 Apr 1940; Page 653B; Image 2 of 45; Household #268.
Listed as Homer George; age 10; born in KY; no listed education; attending school; lived in same
place on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Alex George.