McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families and Individuals

Notes


Margaret Pauline Smith

1. Mercer Co, WV; Marriage Registry; Vol #__(1940); Page 11; Line #13; WV Archives Web Site.
Ray Bailey; age 19; born in Crumpler, WV; single; living at Ingleside, WV; married on 14 Dec
1940 at Princeton, WV; Margaret Smith; age 18; born at Vivian, WV; single; living at Ingleside, WV.
2. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Margaret Pauline Bailey
[Margaret Pau Morgan]
[Margaret Morgan]
[Margat Ryan]
[Margaret Ryan]
[Margaret Smith]
Gender: Female
Race: White
Birth Date: 7 Feb 1924
Birth Place: Vivian McDow, West Virginia
[Batton Creek, West Virginia]
Death Date: 24 Aug 2000
Father: Frank Smith
Mother: Andlene Harrison
SSN: 235587271
Notes: Sep 1955: Name listed as MARGARET PAULINE BAILEY;
07 Apr 1976: Name listed as MARGARET PAU MORGAN;
12 Apr 1976: Name listed as MARGARET PAULINE MORGAN;
03 Jul 1979: Name listed as MARGAT P RYAN;
17 Jun 1994: Name listed as MARGARET P RYAN; : Name listed as MARGARET SMITH"
3. Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Margaret Pauline Ryan
Gender: Female
Race: White
Death Age: 76
Birth Date: abt 1924
Death Date: 24 Aug 2000
Death Place: Manassas, Virginia, USA
Certificate Number: 2000035076"
4. Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Margaret P. Ryan
SSN: 235-58-7271
Last Residence:
22110 Manassas, Manassas City, Virginia, USA
BORN: 7 Feb 1924
Last Benefit: 27406, Greensboro, Guilford, North Carolina, United States of America
Died: 24 Aug 2000
State (Year) SSN issued: West Virginia (1954)"


Frank Herman Akers Jr

1. Bland Co, VA; Marriage License #9306; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Frank Herman Akers; age 22; born in Gary, WV; single; employed by N&W Railway; living in
Bluefield, WV; son of Frank Herman and Juanita (Mulkey) Akers; married on 24 Mar 1940 at
Bluefield, WV; Evelyn Rebecca Ireson; age 21; born and living in Bluefield, WV; single; daughter of
Harry Ewing and Eda Earl (Woods) Ireson.
2. Mercer Co, WV; Marriage Registry; Vol #__(1943); Page 29; Line #11; WV Archives Web Site.
Frank H. Akers; age 21; born in Gary, WV; "a" (annulled?); living at Bluefield, WV; married on 25 Apr
1943 in Bluefield, WV; Sala C. Hardwick; age 21; born in Affinity, WV; single; living in Bluefield, WV.
3. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Frank Hermen Akens
[Frank H Akers]
Gender: Male
Race: White
Birth Date: 5 Jun 1921
Birth Place: Gary, West Virginia
Death Date: 22 Jul 1988
Father: Frank H Akens
Mother: Juanita Mulkey
SSN: 276145445
Notes: Nov 1937: Name listed as FRANK HERMEN AKENS;
29 Jul 1988: Name listed as FRANK H AKERS"
4. U.S., Department of Veterans Affairs BIRLS Death File, 1850-2010; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Frank Akers
Gender: Male
Birth Date: 5 Jun 1921
Death Date: 22 Jul 1988
Cause of Death: Natural
SSN: 276145445"
5. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by Ellen; 27 Feb 2013.
" Frank H. Akers
Birth 5 Jun 1921
Death 22 Jul 1988 (aged 67)
Alabama, USA
Burial
Forestlawn Gardens and Mausoleum
Anniston, Calhoun County, Alabama"


Sola Christine Hardwick

1. Mercer Co, WV; Marriage Registry; Vol #__(1943); Page 29; Line #11; WV Archives Web Site.
Frank H. Akers; age 21; born in Gary, WV; "a" (annulled?); living at Bluefield, WV; married on 25 Apr
1943 in Bluefield, WV; Sala C. Hardwick; age 21; born in Affinity, WV; single; living in Bluefield, WV.
2. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by Ellen; 27 Feb 2013.
" Christine Hardwick Akers
Birth 28 Apr 1922
USA
Death 5 Feb 2005 (aged 82)
Alabama, USA
Burial
Forestlawn Gardens and Mausoleum
Anniston, Calhoun County, Alabama"


Ruby Evelyn Atkins

1.1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Eckman; E.D. 24-44; taken 2 Apr 1940; Page
Page 853B; Image 2 of 27; Household #12.
Listed as Ruby E Atkin; age 16; born in WV; single; 3 yrs HS education; lived in same house on 1
Apr1935; in household of mother, India Bowman Atkins.
2. Tazewell Co, VA; Marriage License #34168; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Earl H. Fulford, jr; age 22; born in Narrows, VA; single; miner; living at Keystone, WV; son of Earl
Hedrick and Genevive (Martin) Fulford; married on 22 Dec 1945 in Tazewell, VA; Ruby Evelyn
Atkins; age 22; born in Eckman, WV; single; clerical work for coal mine; living in Pocahontas, VA;
daughter of Harry and India (Bowman) Atkins.
3. Tazewell Co, VA; Divorce Decree #3547; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Ruby Fulford, nee Atkins; age 24; born in Eckman, WV; clerical worker; living at Pocahontas, VA;
was granted a divorce on 14 Jun 1948 in Tazewell Co, VA; from Earl H. Fulford, Jr; age 24; born in
Narrorows, VA; laborer; living in McDowell Co, WV; marriage Occurred 22 Dec 1945 in Tazewell Co,
VA; duration of marriage 2 and 1/2 years, one minor child; grounds, deseration.
4. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site
"Name: Ruby Evelyn Atkins
[Ruby A Fulford]
[Ruby Robinette]
[Ruby Fulford]
Gender: Female
Race: White
Birth Date: 15 Apr 1923
Birth Place: Eckman, West Virginia
[Eckman McDow??, Virginia]
Death Date: 17 Nov 2003
Father: Harry C Atkins
Mother: India Bowman
SSN: 234246666
Notes: Nov 1939: Name listed as RUBY EVELYN ATKINS;
Jan 1949: Name listed as RUBY A FULFORD;
Jan 1951: Name listed as RUBY ATK ROBINETTE; :
Name listed as RUBY EVE FULFORD;
26 Nov 2003: Name listed as RUBY A ROBINETTE"


Janice Lester

1. U.S. Public Records Index, 1950-1993, Volume 1; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Janice Workman
Birth Date: 1 Sep 1954
Residence Date: 1995
Address: PO Box 433
Residence: Panther, WV
Postal Code: 24872-0433"


Thomas "Tommy" Lester

1. Dickenson Co, VA; Marriage License #75-022014; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Thomas Lester; age 18; born 14 May 1957 in WV; single; this is his 1st marriage; 8th grade
education; living at General Delivery, Panther, WV; son of Ira and Emilou (Matney) Lester; married
on 30 Jun 1975 in Clintwood, VA; Nora Justus; age 16; born 11 Aug 1958 in VA; single; this is her
1st marriage; 7th grade education; living at General Delivery, Panther, WV; daughter of Hillard and
Chloe (sic, Nora) Justus.
2. United States Public Records, 1970-2009; LDS Web Site.
"Name Thomas Lester
Event Date 01 Dec 1992-01 Jan 2009
Event Place Panther, West Virginia, United States
Birth Date 14 May 1958
Address Panther, West Virginia 24872
Address Date 01 Dec 1992-01 Jan 2009
2nd Address Hurley, Virginia 24620
2nd Address Date 01 Sep 1988
Affiliate Identifier 171048544"
3. Fanning Funeral Home; Iaeger, WV; Posted Obit.
"Tommy Lester, 60 , of Panther, WV, passed away Tuesday, October 16, 2018, in the Charleston Area Medical Center, Memorial Division in Charleston, WV.

"Thomas was born May 14, 1958 in Panther, WV, a of the late Ira and Emilou Matney Lester. He was a disabled
coal miner and devoted member of the Mount Zion Old Regular Baptist Church. Thomas was as a devoted husband, father, grandfather and brother. He loved the church, his family and the great outdoors.

"In addition to his parents Thomas was preceded in death by one sister, Juanita Hicks and one niece Crystal Lynn Lester.

"Survivors include his wife of 43 years, Nora Lester of the home; three daughters, Rhonda Ferrell and husband Reco of Stopover, KY, Tammy Lester of Panther, WV and Jessica Lester and her significant other, Jason Sparks, of Paynesville, WV; two sisters, Freda Lester of Panther, WV and Jancie Workman of Mohawk, WV; two grandson, Austin Lester and wife, Samantha Adkins Lester of Stamping Ground, KY, and Brady Ferrell of Stopover, KY and one granddaughter Kaitlin Ferrell of Stopover, KY two nephews, Scott Hicks and Thomas Hicks both of Paynesville, WV.

"Funeral services will be conducted Sunday, October 21, 2018, at 1 o’clock with Elders David Lester, Danny Hurley, Danny McCoy, Ivan Blankenship, George Thomason, Fred Bailey, Dallas Dotson, Zeb Justus, James Stacy, Danny C. Justus, Phillip Estep, Jimmy Stacy and Brother Odell Riffe officiating at the Panther Creek Old Regular Baptist Church in Panther, WV. Burial will follow in the Matney Cemetery on Trace Fork near Panther, WV...."


Nora Gene Justice

1. United States Public Records, 1970-2009; LDS Web Site.
"Name Nora G Lester
Event Date 01 Aug 2000
Event Place Panther, West Virginia, United States
Birth Date 11 Aug 1960
Address Panther, West Virginia 24872
Address Date 01 Aug 2000
2nd Address High Point, North Carolina 27263
2nd Address Date 01 Mar 2000
3rd Address Hurley, Virginia 24620
3rd Address Date 01 Aug 1988-01 Jul 1992
Affiliate Identifier 171048534"


Frank Herman Akers Jr

1. Bland Co, VA; Marriage License #9306; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Frank Herman Akers; age 22; born in Gary, WV; single; employed by N&W Railway; living in
Bluefield, WV; son of Frank Herman and Juanita (Mulkey) Akers; married on 24 Mar 1940 at
Bluefield, WV; Evelyn Rebecca Ireson; age 21; born and living in Bluefield, WV; single; daughter of
Harry Ewing and Eda Earl (Woods) Ireson.
2. Mercer Co, WV; Marriage Registry; Vol #__(1943); Page 29; Line #11; WV Archives Web Site.
Frank H. Akers; age 21; born in Gary, WV; "a" (annulled?); living at Bluefield, WV; married on 25 Apr
1943 in Bluefield, WV; Sala C. Hardwick; age 21; born in Affinity, WV; single; living in Bluefield, WV.
3. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Frank Hermen Akens
[Frank H Akers]
Gender: Male
Race: White
Birth Date: 5 Jun 1921
Birth Place: Gary, West Virginia
Death Date: 22 Jul 1988
Father: Frank H Akens
Mother: Juanita Mulkey
SSN: 276145445
Notes: Nov 1937: Name listed as FRANK HERMEN AKENS;
29 Jul 1988: Name listed as FRANK H AKERS"
4. U.S., Department of Veterans Affairs BIRLS Death File, 1850-2010; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Frank Akers
Gender: Male
Birth Date: 5 Jun 1921
Death Date: 22 Jul 1988
Cause of Death: Natural
SSN: 276145445"
5. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by Ellen; 27 Feb 2013.
" Frank H. Akers
Birth 5 Jun 1921
Death 22 Jul 1988 (aged 67)
Alabama, USA
Burial
Forestlawn Gardens and Mausoleum
Anniston, Calhoun County, Alabama"


Evelyn Rebecca Ireson

1. Bland Co, VA; Marriage License #9306; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Frank Herman Akers; age 22; born in Gary, WV; single; employed by N&W Railway; living in Bluefield,
WV; son of Frank Herman and Juanita (Mulkey) Akers; married on 24 Mar 1940 at Bluefield, WV;
Evelyn Rebecca Ireson; age 21; born and living in Bluefield, WV; single; daughter of Harry Ewing and
Eda Earl (Woods) Ireson.


Newell Henry Atkins Jr

1. Bristol, VA; Marriage License #35516; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Newell henry Atkins, Jr; age 25; born in Marion, VA; single; assistant clerk; living at Gary, WV; son of
Newell henry and Rachie (Killinger) Atkins; married on 21 Oct 1939 in Bristol, VA; Elizabeth Grace
Franklin; age 21; born and living in Gary, WV; daughter of John Thomas and Mabel Minerva
(Marion) Franklin.
2. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by Judy; 21 Dec 2014.
" Henry N Atkins
Birth 8 Jul 1914
Death 10 Jul 2000 (aged 86)
Burial
Hodges Funeral Home at Lee Memorial Park
Fort Myers, Lee County, Florida"


Elizabeth Grace Franklin

1. Bristol, VA; Marriage License #35516; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Newell henry Atkins, Jr; age 25; born in Marion, VA; single; assistant clerk; living at Gary, WV; son of
Newell henry and Rachie (Killinger) Atkins; married on 21 Oct 1939 in Bristol, VA; Elizabeth Grace
Franklin; age 21; born and living in Gary, WV; daughter of John Thomas and Mabel Minerva
(Marion) Franklin.
2. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Elizabeth Franklin Atkins
[Elizabeth F Atkins]
[Elizabeh Atkins]
[Elizabeth Franklin Franklin]
Gender: Female
Race: White
Birth Date: 27 Aug 1918
Birth Place: Gary McDowel, West Virginia
[Gary, West Virginia]
Death Date: 22 Nov 1996
Father: John T Franklin
Mother: Mabel M Marion
SSN: 264449103
Notes: Mar 1950: Name listed as ELIZABETH FRANKLIN ATKINS;
29 Aug 1984: Name listed as ELIZABETH F ATKINS;
13 Nov 1996: Name listed as ELIZABEH F ATKINS"
3. Florida Death Index, 1877-1998; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Elizabeth F Atkins
Race: White
Age at Death: 78
Birth Date: 27 Aug 1918
Death Date: 22 Nov 1996
Death Place: Lee, Florida, United States"
4. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by Judy; 21 Dec 2014.
" Elizabeth F Atkins
Birth 27 Aug 1918
Death 22 Nov 1996 (aged 78)
Burial
Hodges Funeral Home at Lee Memorial Park
Fort Myers, Lee County, Florida"