McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families and Individuals

Notes


Lonnie Morris Allen

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1955); Page 247; WV Archives Web Site.
Lonnie Morris Allen; age 21; born in Welch, WV; single; living at Davy, WV; married on 25 Dec
1955 at Davy, WV; Freida Joan Pennington; age 20; born in Rolfe, WV; single; living at Northfork,
WV; with consent of James V. and Ruth Ellen Pennington, parents of Freida Joan Pennington.
2. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Lonnie Morris Allen
[Lonnie M Allen]
Gender: Male
Race: White
Birth Date: 26 Aug 1934
Birth Place: Welch McDowe, West Virginia
Death Date: 14 Apr 1997
Father: William H Allen
Mother: Minnie G Rakes
SSN: 234449363
Notes: Jan 1947: Name listed as LONNIE MORRIS ALLEN;
19 Apr 1997: Name listed as LONNIE M ALLEN"
3. Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014: Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Lonnie M. Allen
SSN: 234-44-9363
BORN: 26 Aug 1934
Died: 14 Apr 1997
State (Year) SSN issued: West Virginia (Before 1951)"


Freida Joan Pennington

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1955); Page 247; WV Archives Web Site.
Lonnie Morris Allen; age 21; born in Welch, WV; single; living at Davy, WV; married on 25 Dec
1955 at Davy, WV; Freida Joan Pennington; age 20; born in Rolfe, WV; single; living at Northfork,
WV; with consent of James V. and Ruth Ellen Pennington, parents of Freida Joan Pennington.
2. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Website.
"Name: Freida Joan Pennington [Freida Joan Allen] [Frieda Leyshon]
Gender: Female
Race: White
Birth Date: 4 Apr 1935
Birth Place: Rolfe McDowe, West Virginia [McDowell Cou??, West Virginia]
Death Date: 22 Jul 2004
Father:
James V Pennington
Mother:
Ruth E Blevins
SSN: 235522442
Notes: May 1950: Name listed as FREIDA JOAN PENNINGTON;
Mar 1956: Name listed as FREIDA JOAN ALLEN;
26 Aug 1998: Name listed as FRIEDA JOANN LEYSHON;
29 Jul 2004: Name listed as FRIEDA J LEYSHON "


Samuel Lee Finton

1. FindAGrave.com Web Site.
"Samuel Lee Finton
BIRTH 7 Feb 1928
Warsaw, Kosciusko County, Indiana, USA
DEATH 16 Mar 1993 (aged 65)
South Bend, St. Joseph County, Indiana, USA
BURIAL
Fairview Cemetery
Mishawaka, St. Joseph County, Indiana"


Okie Jean Allen

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Mile Branch; E.D. 24-60; taken 5 Apr 1940;
Page 1185A; Image 7 of 133; Household #50.
Listed as Okie M. Allen; age 7; born in WV; 1st grade education; attending school; lived in same
place on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, John Allen.
2. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Okie Gean Allen
[Okie Jean Finton]
[O Finton]
Gender: Female
Race: White
Birth Date: 4 Dec 1933
Birth Place: Iaeger MacOd, West Virginia
[Litwor McDow??, West Virginia]
Death Date: 15 Jan 1989
Father: John Allen
Mother: Hazel Daugherty
SSN: 310347119
Death Certificate Number: 00000000000000000000002693
Notes: Sep 1950: Name listed as OKIE GEAN ALLEN;
Sep 1956: Name listed as OKIE JEAN FINTON;
22 May 1998: Name listed as O J FINTON"
3. St. Joseph Co, IN; Death Certificate #89-002693; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Okie J. Finton; age 55; born 4 Dec 1933 in Litwar, WV; married; wife of Samuel Lee Finton;
homemaker; living at 13477 Jefferson St, Mishawaka, IN; daughter of John Allen and Hazel
(Daugherty) Smith (sic, Allen); died 5 Jan 1989 in St. Joseph Hospital, Miahawaka, IN; due to
metastic carcinoma of brain, intro-ductal cell carcinoma of breast; buried 7 Jan 1989 in Fairview
Cemetery, Mishawaka, IN; informant, Samuel Lee Finton, husband.
4. Find A Grave Index, 1600s-Current; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Okie Jean Finton
Maiden Name: Allen
Birth Date: 4 Dec 1933
Death Date: 5 Jan 1989
Cemetery: Fairview Cemetery
Burial or Cremation Place: Mishawaka, St. Joseph County, Indiana, United States of America
Has Bio?: N
Spouse: Samuel Lee Finton
URL: https://www.findagrave.com/mem..."


Donna Allen

1. Find A Grave Index, 1600s-Current; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"BIRTH 21 Apr 1913
Welch, McDowell County, West Virginia, USA
DEATH 23 Apr 2005 (aged 92)
Virginia, USA
BURIAL
Forest Lawn Cemetery
Norfolk, Norfolk City, Virginia'
Additional Information: Obit Posted
"Age 92

"Daughter of Millie Cline Allen and Irvin J. Allen, Sr.

"Wife and widow of both Joseph A. Belcher and Ollie Ray Baxter.

"Mother of Rinda B. Chamberlayne.

"Mrs. Baxter was a graduate of the American Institute of Banking, and a former president of the Tidewater Group of the National Association of Bank Women. She was a member of Larchmont United Methodist Church, the United Methodist Women, the Norfolk Woman's Club, and the Charity Circle of the Children's Hospital of the King's Daughters."


Claude Elmer Rambo

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1939); Page 241; WV Archives Web Site.
Claude E. Rambo; born 27 Aug 1918 in VA; single; living at Lex, WV; son of Walter and Lillian;
was issued a license to marry on 17 Oct 1939 in McDowell Co, WV; Geraldine E. Blankenship;
born 10 Jul 1921 at Lex, WV; single; living at Litwar, WV; daughter of A.D. and Virginia; with consent
of Virginia Blankenship; mother of Geraldine E. Blankenship, a minor who was born on the 1p (sic)
day of Jul 1921.
2. Buchanan Co, VA; Marriage License #37424; Ancestry.com Website.
Claude Elmer Rambo; age 21; born in Wise Co, VA; single; no previous marriage; miner; living at
Raysal, WV; son of Walter and Lillian Rambo; married on 21 Oct 1939 in Grundy, VA; Geraldine
Elizabeth Blankenship; age 18; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; no previous marriage; living at
Litwar, WV; daughter of A.D. and Virginia Blankenship.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1969); Page 394; WV Archives Website.
Claude Elmer Rambo; age 47; born 28 Aug 1921 in Wise Co, VA; divorced; one previous marriage;
living at Rt #3, Box 224, Iaeger, WV; son of Walter G. and Lillian (Trent) Rambo; married on 16 Jun
1969 at Bradshaw, WV; Mary Eva Slivka; age 26; born 6 Oct 1942 in Pineville, KY; single; no previous
marriage; living at Iaeger, WV; daughter of Elmer and Marie (Bingham) Slivka.


Geraldine Elizabeth Blankenship

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1939); Page 241; WV Archives Web Site.
Claude E. Rambo; born 27 Aug 1918 in VA; single; living at Lex, WV; son of Walter and Lillian;
was issued a license to marry on 17 Oct 1939 in McDowell Co, WV; Geraldine E. Blankenship;
born 10 Jul 1921 at Lex, WV; single; living at Litwar, WV; daughter of A.D. and Virginia; with consent
of Virginia Blankenship; mother of Geraldine E. Blankenship, a minor who was born on the 1p (sic)
day of Jul 1921.
2. Buchanan Co, VA; Marriage License #37424; Ancestry.com Website.
Claude Elmer Rambo; age 21; born in Wise Co, VA; single; no previous marriage; miner; living at
Raysal, WV; son of Walter and Lillian Rambo; married on 21 Oct 1939 in Grundy, VA; Geraldine
Elizabeth Blankenship; age 18; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; no previous marriage; living at
Litwar, WV; daughter of A.D. and Virginia Blankenship.


Mary Jane Rambo

1. McDowell Co, WV; Death Registry; Vol #__(1959); Browns Creek District; WV Archives Web Site.
Mary Jane Rambo; born and died 22 Aug 1959 in Welch Emergency Hospital, Welch, WV; due to
prematurity; daughter of Claude Elmer and Geraldine Elizabeth (Blankenship) Rambo; buried 25
Aug 1959 in Iaeger Memorial , Roderfield, WV; informant, mother.
2. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
Gen; 9 Apr 2015.
Mary Jane Rambo; born and died 22 Aug 1959 in Welch, McDowell Co, WV; buried here; no grave
marker photo shown.


John Allen

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Mile Branch; E.D. 24-60; taken 5 Apr 1940;
Page 1185A; Image 7 of 133; Household #50.
Listed as John Allen; age 44; born in KY; married; no education; lived in same place on 1 Apr 1935;
coal mine laborer; head of household.


Hazel Daugherty

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Mile Branch; E.D. 24-60; taken 5 Apr 1940;
Page 1185A; Image 7 of 133; Household #50.
Listed as Hazel Allen; age 26; born in KY; married; 5th grade education; lived in same place on
1 Apr 1935; in household of husband, John Allen.


John Allen Jr

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Mile Branch; E.D. 24-60; taken 5 Apr 1940;
Page 1185A; Image 7 of 133; Household #50.
Listed as Junior Allen; age 8; born in WV; 2nd grade education; attending school; lived in same place
on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, John Allen.


Billy G. Allen

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Mile Branch; E.D. 24-60; taken 5 Apr 1940;
Page 1185A; Image 7 of 133; Household #50.
Listed as Billie G. Allen; age 3; born in WV; in household of father, John Allen.


Richard Bennett Allen

1. Bland Co, VA; Marriage License #11026; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Richard Bennett Allen; age 21 (sic, 17); born in Powhatan, WV; single; living in Algoma, WV;
so of Robert William and Daisie Frorence (Johnson) Allen; married on 19 May 1950 in Bland Co,
VA; Fairy Florence Pettrey; age 21 (sic, probably 17); born in Athens, WV; single; living at Northfork,
WV; daughter of Bud and Gerusia (Pettrey).
2. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Richard Bennett Allen
[Richard Bennie Allen]
[Richard Allen]
Gender: Male
Race: White
Birth Date: 15 Feb 1933
Birth Place: Powhatan Mcd, West Virginia
Death Date: Dec 1976
Father: Robert W Allen
Mother: Daisy Johnson
SSN: 234449959
Notes: Mar 1947: Name listed as RICHARD BENNETT ALLEN;
Feb 1954: Name listed as RICHARD BENNIE ALLEN;
30 Dec 1987: Name listed as RICHARD ALLEN"
3. U.S., Department of Veterans Affairs BIRLS Death File, 1850-2010; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Richard Allen
Gender: Male
Birth Date: 15 Feb 1933
Death Date: 14 Dec 1976
SSN: 234449959
Enlistment Date 1: 19 Sep 1950
Release Date 1: 8 Dec 1953"
4. Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Richard Allen
SSN: 234-44-9959
BORN: 15 Feb 1933
Last Benefit: 60640, Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States of America
Died: Dec 1976
State (Year) SSN issued: West Virginia (Before 1951)"
5. Cook County, Illinois Death Index, 1908-1988; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Richard Bennie Allen
Death Date: 14 Dec 1976
Death Location: Cook County, IL
File Number: 629040
Archive Collection Name: Cook County Genealogy Records (Deaths)
Archive repository location: Chicago, IL
Archive repository name: Cook County Clerk"


Fairy Frances Pettry

1. Bland Co, VA; Marriage License #11026; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Richard Bennett Allen; age 21 (sic, 17); born in Powhatan, WV; single; living in Algoma, WV;
so of Robert William and Daisie Frorence (Johnson) Allen; married on 19 May 1950 in Bland Co,
VA; Fairy Florence Pettrey; age 21 (sic, probably 17); born in Athens, WV; single; living at Northfork,
WV; daughter of Bud and Gerusia (Pettrey).


Hattie M. Gordon

1. FindAGrave.com Web Site.
"Hattie M. Gordon
BIRTH 1 Sep 1916
DEATH 5 Oct 1995 (aged 79)
BURIAL
Sylvan Cemetery
Citrus Heights, Sacramento County, California"
Shares grave maker with daughter.


Lillian Josephine Dixon

1. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Lillian Josephene Allen
[Lillian Josephine Earls]
[Lillian Hicks]
[Lillian Dixion]
[Lillian Henderson]
Gender: Female
Race: Black
Birth Date: 4 Nov 1932
Birth Place: Gary, West Virginia
[Garry, West Virginia]
Death Date: 14 Jul 1996
Father: Benjamin Dixion
Mother: Hattie M Gordon
SSN: 463486742
Disability Status: Disability denied - no record of type.
Notes: Dec 1949: Name listed as LILLIAN JOSEPHENE ALLEN;
Aug 1951: Name listed as LILLIAN JOSEPHINE EARLS;
Feb 1968: Name listed as LILLIAN HICKS;
20 Sep 1976: Name listed as LILLIAN J DIXION; :
Name listed as LILLIAN HENDERSON"
2. FindAGrave.com Web Site.
"Lillian J. Dixion
BIRTH 4 Nov 1932
DEATH 14 Jul 1996 (aged 63)
BURIAL
Sylvan Cemetery
Citrus Heights, Sacramento County, California"
Shares grave marker with mother.