McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families and Individuals

Notes


Ernest Avery Wimmer

1. Tazewell Co, VA; Marriage License #2041; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Beve Rowe; age 23; born in Grundy, VA; single; miner; living at Jewell Ridge, VA; son of Arch and
Polly (VanDyke) Rowe; married on 15 Jan 1938 in Tazwell, VA; Dallas Lee; age 17; born in
Bradshaw, WV; single; living at Jewell Ridge, VA; daughter of Elbert and Martha (Brewster) Lee.


Carol Sue Rowe

1. Russell Co, VA; Marriage License #32258; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Ernest Avery Wimmer; age 23; born in Raysal, WV; single; truck driver; living at Whitewood, VA; son of
Ellis and Thelma (Ward) Wimmer; married on 29 oct 1969 at Lebanon, VA; Carol Sue Rowe; age 21;
born and living in Bradshaw, WV; single; daughter of Beve and Dallas (Lee) Rowe.


Fred Brewster

1. Russell Co, VA; Marriage License #27579; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Fred Brewster; age 22; born at Caretta, WV; single; miner; living at Bradshaw, WV; son of Byrd and
Carrie (Bailey) Brewster; married on 1 Dec 1958 in Lebanon, VA; Audrey Munsey; age 19; born and
living at Iaeger, WV; daughter of Willie and Callie (Rife) Munsey
2. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by Beverly Aker; 30 Jan 2008.
"Fred Brewster
Birth 13 Mar 1938
Death 12 Jan 2008 (aged 69)
Burial
Woodlawn Memorial Park
Bluewell, Mercer County, West Virginia"

Additional Information Posted:
"PRINCETON — Fred Brewster, 69, of 384 City View Heights, Princeton, died on Saturday, January 12, 2008 at his residence.

"Born on March 13, 1938 in Welch, he was a son of the late Byrd and Carrie Bailey Brewster. He had been a resident of Princeton for 14 years and was of the Pentecostal faith. He was a retired coal miner and was a member of the Local Union 5997 Premier.

"In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his first wife, Audrey Muncy Brewster; three brothers, Clyde, John Patton, and George; four sisters, Malinda, Mary Magaline, Hettie & Della; and one grandson, Brandon Wolfe Brewster.

"Survivors include: wife: Mildred Brewster of the home; one son: Freddy Brewster and wife April of Ocala, Fla.; one daughter: Kim Justice and husband Jamie of Princeton; special granddaughter, whom he raised: Angie Wimmer and husband Steven of Princeton; six grandchildren: Lonnie Wolfe, Jr. of Princeton, Tabitha Justice of Roderfield, Megan Brewster of Ocala, Fla., Savannah Brewster of Ocala, Fla., Chloe Brewster of Ocala, Fla.; three great-grandchildren: Amber Brown of Princeton, Nick Wimmer of Princeton, Madison Brewster of Ocala, Fla.; one brother: Carl Brewster and wife Jenette of Pilgrim Knob, Va.; one sister: Florance Blankenship and husband Eurshel of Paintsville.'

"Funeral services will be conducted on Wednesday, January 16, 2008 at 11:00 a.m. at the Cravens-Shires Funeral Home Chapel in Bluewell with the Rev. Lacy Griffith officiating. Burial will follow at Woodlawn Memorial Park in Bluewell...."


Mildred Forrest England

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1949); Page 62; WV Archives Web Site.
Raymond Donald Stillwell; age 21; born at Asco, WV; single; living at Hensley, WV; married
on 5 Nov 1949 at Welch, WV; Mildred Forrest England; age 18; born at Big Sandy, WV;
single; living at Hensley, WVwith consent of Mrs. Masie England, step-mother of Mildred
Forrest England.


Ralph Leon Crites

1. Meigs Co, OH; Marriage records; Vol #__(1946); Page 47; LDS Web Site Via Ancestry.com Web Site.
Ralph L. Crites; age 24; born 17 Jul 1924 at Camden on Gauley, WV; single; student; living at
Parkersburg, WV; son of P.T. and Emma L. (Malcolm) Crites; married on 12 Dec 1946 in Meigs Co,
OH; Jennie Arena; age 21; born 6 jun 1925 in Isaban, WV; single; student; living at Chester, Meigs Co,
OH; daughter of Luiti and Angeline (Alleto) Arena.
2. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by F. Hylton; 10 Jul 2011.
"CWO Ralph L Crites
Birth 17 Jul 1922
Death 6 Jun 1985 (aged 62)
Burial
Roselawn Memorial Gardens
Princeton, Mercer County, West Virginia"


Jeannie Arena

1. Meigs Co, OH; Marriage records; Vol #__(1946); Page 47; LDS Web Site Via Ancestry.com Web
Site.
Ralph L. Crites; age 24; born 17 Jul 1924 at Camden on Gauley, WV; single; student; living at
Parkersburg, WV; son of P.T. and Emma L. (Malcolm) Crites; married on 12 Dec 1946 in Meigs Co,
OH; Jennie Arena; age 21; born 6 jun 1925 in Isaban, WV; single; student; living at Chester, Meigs
Co, OH; daughter of Luiti and Angeline (Alleto) Arena.
2. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Jeannie Arena
[Jeannie Crites]
Gender: Female
Race: White
Birth Date: 6 Jun 1924
Birth Place: Isaban Mingo, West Virginia
[Isaban, West Virginia]
Death Date: Dec 1978
Father: Luigi Arena
Mother: Angeline Allatta
SSN: 234368228
Notes: Nov 1942: Name listed as JEANNIE ARENA;
Mar 1947: Name listed as JEANNIE CRITES'
3. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by F. Hylton; 10 Jul 2011.
" Jeannie Crites
Birth 6 Jun 1925
Death 6 Dec 1978 (aged 53)
Burial
Roselawn Memorial Gardens
Princeton, Mercer County, West Virginia"


Rosario "Ross" Arena

1. Buchanan Co, VA; Marriage License #70 026496; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Ross Arena; age 25; born 7 jan 1945 in WV; single; this is his 1st marriage; 4 yrs college education;
living at 613 locust St, Richlands, VA; son of Concetto and Dallas (Lee) Arena; married on 25 Jul 1970
at Richlands, VA; Betty Ann Mullins; age 21; born 19 Jan 1949 in VA; single; this is her 1st marriage;
4 yrs HS education; living at Pilgrims Knob, VA; daughter of Ramey and Nancy (Rowe) Mullins.
2. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Ross Arena
[Rosario Arena]
Gender: Male
Race: White
Birth Date: 7 Jan 1945
Birth Place: Bartley Mcdo, West Virginia
Death Date: 27 Mar 1998
SSN: 226589768
Notes: Jun 1961: Name listed as ROSS ARENA"


Betty Ann Mullins

1. Buchanan Co, VA; Marriage License #70 026496; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Ross Arena; age 25; born 7 jan 1945 in WV; single; this is his 1st marriage; 4 yrs college education;
living at 613 locust St, Richlands, VA; son of Concetto and Dallas (Lee) Arena; married on 25 Jul 1970
at Richlands, VA; Betty Ann Mullins; age 21; born 19 Jan 1949 in VA; single; this is her 1st marriage;
4 yrs HS education; living at Pilgrims Knob, VA; daughter of Ramey and Nancy (Rowe) Mullins.


Beve Rowe

1. Tazewell Co, VA; Marriage License #2041; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Beve Rowe; age 23; born in Grundy, VA; single; miner; living at Jewell Ridge, VA; son of Arch and
Polly (VanDyke) Rowe; married on 15 Jan 1938 in Tazwell, VA; Dallas Lee; age 17; born in
Bradshaw, WV; single; living at Jewell Ridge, VA; daughter of Elbert and Martha (Brewster) Lee.


Dallas Lee

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Sandy River District, Bradshaw, taken on 8 Apr 1930, Page 248B,
Family #128.
Listed as Dallas Lee, age 8, born in WV, in household of father, Elbert Lee.
2. Tazewell Co, VA; Marriage License #2041; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Beve Rowe; age 23; born in Grundy, VA; single; miner; living at Jewell Ridge, VA; son of Arch and
Polly (VanDyke) Rowe; married on 15 Jan 1938 in Tazwell, VA; Dallas Lee; age 17; born in
Bradshaw, WV; single; living at Jewell Ridge, VA; daughter of Elbert and Martha (Brewster) Lee.
3. "Heritage of McDowell Co, WV 1858-1995", Vol I, "Burb and Creta Payne Blankenship" article,
Page 100.
4. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Dallas Lee Arena
[Dallas L Arena]
[Dallas Lee Lee]
Gender: Female
Race: White
Birth Date: 31 Aug 1921
Birth Place: Iaeger, West Virginia
Death Date: Dec 1991
Father: Ellient Lee
Mother: Martlia Brewster
SSN: 226589860
Notes: Jun 1961: Name listed as DALLAS LEE ARENA;
28 Dec 1991: Name listed as DALLAS L ARENA"


Thomas William Aralds

1. Mercer Co, WV; Marriage Registry; Vol #__(1964); Page 50; Line #38; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Thomas William Aralds; age 25; born and living at War, WV; single; married on 28 Aug 1964 at
Bluefield, WV; Ruby Marie harrison; age 21; born in Pulaski Co, VA; single; living at Bluefield, WV.
2. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Thomas William Aralds
[T W Aralds]
Gender: Male
Race: White
Birth Date: 10 Aug 1938
Birth Place: War McDowell, West Virginia
Death Date: 15 Mar 1994
Father: John A Aralds
Mother: Florence Watson
SSN: 232583614
Death Certificate Number: 00000000000000000000005267
Notes: Mar 1954: Name listed as THOMAS WILLIAM ARALDS;
22 May 1998: Name listed as T W ARALDS"


Ruby Marie Harrison

1. Mercer Co, WV; Marriage Registry; Vol #__(1964); Page 50; Line #38; WV Archives Web Site.
Thomas William Aralds; age 25; born and living in War, WV; single; married on 28 Aug 1964 in
Bluefield, WV; Ruby Marie Harrison; age 21; born in Pulaski, VA; single; living in Bluefield, WV.