McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families

Notes


Garland Tucker

1. 1900 Census, Halifax Co, VA; Black Walnut District; taken on 6 Jun 1900; Page 227A; Image
9 of 32; Family #73/78.
Listed as Garland Tucker; age 14; born in Nov 1885 in VA; single; day laborer; black; in household
of father, Silas H. Tucker.
2. Virginia, Select Marriages, 1785-1940; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Garland Tucker
Gender: Male
Marital Status: Single
Race: Black
Age: 23
Birth Date: 1883
Birth Place: Halifax Co, VA
Marriage Date: 23 Sep 1906
Marriage Place: Halifax, Virginia
Father: Silas
Mother: Frances
Spouse: Otha Betts
FHL Film Number: 2048454
Reference ID: 5"
3. 1910 Census, Halifax Co, VA; Black Walnut District; taken on 20 Apr 1910; Page 188A; Image
26 of 48; Family #44/45.
Listed as Garland Tucker; age 26; born in VA; black; married once for 5 yrs; railroad laborer; head of
household.
4. McDowell Co, WV; WW II Draft Registration Card #U-324; 27 Apr 1942; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Garland Tucker; age 56; born 12 Nov 1885 in Cluster Springs, VA; living at Litwar, WV; employed
by Panther red Ash Coal Co, Panther, WV; person who will always know address, Otha Tucker,
Litwar, WV; Negro; 5'9" tall; 175 lbs; brown eyes; black hair; dark brown complexion.
5. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #4686; WV Archives Web Site.
Garland Tucker; age 70; born 12 Nov 1885 in Cluster Springs, VA; married; retired miner; colored;
living in Iaeger, WV; son of Silas H. and Francis (Mitchell) Tucker; died 22 Apr 1956 in Stevens
Clinic, Welch, WV; due to cardiac insufficiency; buried 29 Apr 1956 in Iaeger Memorial; informant,
Arme Tucker (brother).
6. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 29 Dec 2013.
Garland Tucker; born 12 Nov 1885; died 22 Apr 1956; buried here; headstone photo shown; "AT REST".


Otha Betts

1. Virginia, Select Marriages, 1785-1940; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Otha Betts
Gender: Female
Marital Status: Single
Race: Black
Age: 18
Birth Date: 1888
Birth Place: Halifax Co, VA
Marriage Date: 23 Sep 1906
Marriage Place: Halifax, Virginia
Father: Joe
Mother: Ella
Spouse: Garland Tucker
FHL Film Number: 2048454
Reference ID: 5"
2. 1910 Census, Halifax Co, VA; Black Walnut District; taken on 20 Apr 1910; Page 188A; Image
26 of 48; Family #44/45.
Listed as Otha Tucker; age 20; born in VA; black; married once for 5 yrs; 2 children, both living; in
household of husband, Garland Tucker.


William Tucker

1. 1910 Census, Halifax Co, VA; Black Walnut District; taken on 20 Apr 1910; Page 188A; Image
26 of 48; Family #44/45.
Listed as William Tucker; age 4; born in VA; black; in household of father, Garland Tucker.


Ada Tucker

1. 1910 Census, Halifax Co, VA; Black Walnut District; taken on 20 Apr 1910; Page 188A; Image
26 of 48; Family #44/45.
Listed as Ada Tucker; age 2; born in VA; black; in household of father, Garland Tucker.


Maurice Floyd Trent

1. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Silent Home Cemetery, Reynoldsburg, Franklin Co, OH; submitted by
Donna.
Cpl Maurice Floyd Trent; born 21 Nov 1918 in McDowell Co, WV; died 5 oct 1986 in Columbus,
Franklin Co, OH; buried here; double headstone photo shown with wife, Mary (______) Trent;
grave marker photo shown; "CPL US ARMY AIR CORPS WORLD WAR II".


Harold Akers Rev

1. U.S. WWII Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Harold Akers
Race: White
Relationship to Draftee: Self (Head)
Birth Place: Russell, Virginia, USA
Birth Date: 15 May 1924
Residence: Bradshaw, Mcdowell, West Virginia, USA
Registration Date: 30 Jun 1942
Occupation: Southern Coal Co
Weight: 150
Complexion: Dark
Eye Color: Blue
Hair Color: Brown
Height: 5 7
Next of Kin: J H Akers
Household Members:
Name Relationship
Harold Akers Self (Head)"
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage records; Vol #__(1950); Page 320; WV Archives Web Site.
Harold Akers; age 25; born in Honaker, VA; single; living at Bradshaw, WV; married on 8 Apr 1950
at Bradshaw, WV; Julia Hagerman; age 21; born in Bradshaw, single; living at Jolo, WV.
3. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Harold Akers
Gender: Male
Race: White
Birth Date: 15 May 1924
Birth Place: Honaker Russ, Virginia
[Honaker Russ|]
Death Date: 16 Aug 2000
Claim Date: 10 Apr 1976
Father: John H Akers
Mother: Elizabeth Honaker
SSN: 235349285
Disability Status: Disability denied - no record of type.
Notes: Jun 1942: Name listed as HAROLD AKERS"


Julia Hagerman

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage records; Vol #__(1950); Page 320; WV Archives Web Site.
Harold Akers; age 25; born in Honaker, VA; single; living at Bradshaw, WV; married on 8 Apr 1950
at Bradshaw, WV; Julia Hagerman; age 21; born in Bradshaw, single; living at Jolo, WV.
2. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1999"; 1999; Geneva Steel, Sandra Long,
and Tom Hatcher; " Ed and Lula Waddell"; Article; Page 253; submitted by Daisy Estep; PO Box 74,
Jolo, WV 24850.


Leonard V. Trent

1. US WW II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Leonard V. Trent; born abt 1920; from WV; enlisted 24 Oct 1941 at Huntington, WV as a Private;
grammar school education; single; wothout dependents; 72" tal' 166 lbs.
2. US Public Records Index, Vol 2; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Leonard Trent; born 20 May 1920; living at General Delivery, Welch, WV 24801.
3. Social Security Death Index; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Leonard V. Trent; born 20 May 1920; died 3 Aug 2000; last residence, Welch, McDowell Co, WV;
SS # 233-28-7945; card issued in WV before 1951.
4. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
Unknown
Leonard V. Trent; born 10 Dec 1922; died 4 Apr 1998; buried here; no grave marker photo shown.
5. FindAGrave.com Website; submitted by Modfreak; 30 Mar 2009.
" Leonard V Trent
Birth 20 May 1920
Death 3 Aug 2000 (aged 80)
Burial
Iaeger Memorial Cemetery
Roderfield, McDowell County, West Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 35368301"


Gloria Hope Sprague

1. FindAGrave.com Website; submitted by MissT; 6 Apr 2015.
" Gloria Hope Trent
Birth 15 May 1923
Death 26 Nov 1997 (aged 74)
Burial
Lutheran Reformed Cemetery
Thornville, Perry County, Ohio, USA
Memorial ID 144677964 "


Darrell Floyd Trent

1. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #17101; WV Archives Web Site.
Darrell Floyd Trent; age 8; born in Welch, WV; living at Iaeger, WV; son of Leonard and Gloria
(Sprague) Trent; died 22 Dec 1956 in Grace Hospital, Welch, WV; due to intestinal obstruction
with adheasions of previous appendectomy; buried 25 Dec 1956 in Trent Cemetery.
2. FindAGrave.com Website; submitted by Modfreak; 19 Aug 2016.
" Darrell Floyd Trent
Birth 1948
McDowell County, West Virginia, USA
Death 22 Dec 1956 (aged 7–8)
Welch, McDowell County, West Virginia, USA
Burial
Wilmore Cemetery
Wilmore, McDowell County, West Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 168678310 "


Athalia Veralie "Faye" Trent

1. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Toqua Cemetery, Toqua, Monroe Co, TN; submitted by
James Gecsei.
Athalia Veralie "Faye' Trent Auvill; born 7 Aug 1929 in Iaeger, WV; died 11 jan 2010 in Tellico
Plains, Monroe Co, TN; buried here; headstone photo shown; "WIFE OF HERMAN LUTHER
AUVIL INTERNMENT FLORIDA HILLS CEMETERY BROOKSVILLE FL"; obit posted;
"Auvil, Faye T., age 80, widow of Herman Luther Auvil, of Tellico Plains, passed away 9:35 P.M. Monday, January 11, 2010 at Woods Memorial Hospital. Was baptized in Iaeger, West Virginia and was a former Sunday School teacher. "Survivors, daughter, Judy Stephenson, Tellico Plains, Son & daughter-in-law, Philip & Patricia Auvil, Brooksville, Fla., Grandchildren & spouse, Mindy May Auvil, Linda A. Auvil, Luther & Crystal Knight, Sarah Boone, Cody Stephenson, Great-grandchildren, Philip & Hiram Auvil, Alex & Destiny Knight, Sisters, Madeline Rider, West Virginia, Jean Hoop, North Carolina, Several nieces & nephews.
"Preceded in death by son-in-law, Gene E. Stephenson. Graveside service & interment 2 P.M. Friday, Big Toqua Cemetery, Rev. Mickey Payne officiating. Family will receive friends 6-8 P.M. Thursday at Biereley-Hale Funeral Home, Tellico Plains."


William Oscar Johnson

1. Wyomin Co, WV; Marriage records; Vol #__(1934); Page 260; WV Archives Web Site.
William Oscar Johnson; age 23; born in AL; living at Amherstdale, WV; son of J. W. and Clemma
Johnson; married on 17 Mar 1934 at Guyan, WV; Neva West age 18; born in Wyoming Co, WV;
living at Guyan, WV; daughter of G.W. and Vida West.


Neva Gaye West

1. 1920 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Clear Fork District, taken on 28/29 Jan 1920, Page 212B, Family #140.
Listed as Neva G. West, age 1 yr, 5 mons, born in WV, in household of father, Green W. West.
2. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Clearfork District; Cub Creek; taken on 15 Apr 1930; Page 171B;
Image 16 of 22; Family #128/129.
Listed as Neva Justice (sic, West); age 11; born in WV; single; in household of father, Green W. West.
3. Wyomin Co, WV; Marriage records; Vol #__(1934); Page 260; WV Archives Web Site.
William Oscar Johnson; age 23; born in AL; living at Amherstdale, WV; son of J. W. and Clemma
Johnson; married on 17 Mar 1934 at Guyan, WV; Neva West age 18; born in Wyoming Co, WV;
living at Guyan, WV; daughter of G.W. and Vida West.
4. Evans-Calfee Funeral Service; Pineville, WV; Posted Obit.
"Neva Gaye Johnson, 98, a lifelong resident of Wyoming County, passed away Tuesday, January 24, 2017 at Bowers Hospice House in Beckley.

"Born July 23, 1918 in Guyan, WV, she was the daughter of the late Green West and Vida Morgan West.

"Neva enjoyed working in her garden quilt making and spending time with her family. She was of the Pentecostal faith.

"In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, William Oscar Johnson; children, Freddie, Vida, James, Florence and Michael; and several siblings.

"Those left to cherish Neva’s memory are her children, Bill Johnson of Lynco, Carl and Emma Johnson of Lexington, NC, Dorothy Vestal of High Point, NC, Geneva and Randy Threadgill of Thomasville, NC, Faye and Daniel Collins of Thormasville, NC, Roger and Margie Johnson of Lexington, NC, David and Judy Johnson of Clearfork, Harold and Patsy Johnson of Lexington, NC, Phillip and Jennifer Johnson of Lexington, NC, Sandra Paitsel of Shady Spring, Nancy Toler of Garret, KY and Johnny and Tina Johnson of Independence, VA; 50+ grandchildren; 60+ great-grandchildren; and 20+ great-great-grandchildren.

"A celebration of life will be 2 pm, Saturday, January 28, 2017 at Evans-Calfee Funeral Chapel, 1081 Cook Parkway, Oceana. Neva’s sons, Rev. Carl Johnson, Rev. Johnny Johnson, Rev. Phillip Johnson and Rev. David Johnson will officiate the service. Interment will follow at Palm Memorial Gardens, Matheny..."


Julius Caesar Trent

1. 1880 Census, Wayne Co, WV; West Half of Lincoln; taken on 2 Jun 1880; Page 378C; Image 3 of 30;
Family #19/19.
Listed as Julius Trent; age 7; born in WV; in household of father, Harvey Trent.
2. FamilySearch.com, LDS Web Site, Ellen Trent search, 2 Jul 2001, submitted by
Dorothy J. Conn, 55 SW Ave, Tallmadge, OH 44278.
Julius Trent, son of Harvey and Aurelia Lambert Trent, was born in Jul 1874
in McDowell or Wyoming Co, WV.
3. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Black-Trent Cemetery, Rowan Co, KY; submitted by Susan Clemons
1 May 2010.
Julius C. Trent; born 10 Jan 1873; died 28 Jan 1952; buried here; double headstone photo show with
wife, Martha A. Trent.


Lee Walter Overby

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1949); Page 395; WV Archives Web Site.
Lee Walter Overbee; age 49; born in Scott Co, VA; widowed; living at Roderfield, WV;
married on 21 Jul 1949 at Welch, WV; Vida Trent; age 49; born in Wyoming Co, WV;
divorced; living at Roderfield, WV.


Vida L. Trent

1. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
Baileysville District, Family #56.
Listed as Vida L. Trent, age 9, in household of father, Harmon Trent.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1917); Page 415; WV Archives Web Site.
Milton Bowman; age 23; born in Tazewell Co, VA; single; farmer; living at Horsepen, VA; son of
J.S. and M.E.; married on 15 Mar 1917 at Gary, WV; Vida Trent; age 18; born in Wyoming Co, WV;
single; daughter of H. and Sarah.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1949); Page 395; WV Archives Web Site.
Lee Walter Overbee; age 49; born in Scott Co, VA; widowed; living at Roderfield, WV;
married on 21 Jul 1949 at Welch, WV; Vida Trent; age 49; born in Wyoming Co, WV;
divorced; living at Roderfield, WV.
4. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #'65 018084; WV Archives Web Site.
Vida Overbee; age 66; born 14 Aug 1899 in Simon, WV; married; housewife; living at Big Sandy,
WV; daughter of Harmon and Sarah (Cline) Trent; died 9 Dec 1965 in Grace Hospital, Welch, WV;
due to bleeding peptic ulcer, chronic gastritis, pancreatitis, secondary anemia and syphilis; buried
11 Dec 1965 in iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, WV.
5. FindAGrave.com; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
Valerie Neal; 18 Mar 2017.
Vida Trent Overbee; born 14 Aug 1899; died 9 Dec 1965; buried here; no grave marker photo
shown.


John A. Griffith

1. 1930 Census, Mingo Co, WV; Magnolia District; taken on 8 Apr 1930; Page 221B; Image 21 of 27;
Family #194/194.
Listed as John A. Griffith; age 51; born in KY; married at 20; track man in coal mine; head of household.


Vicey Mitchell

1. 1930 Census, Mingo Co, WV; Magnolia District; taken on 8 Apr 1930; Page 221B; Image 21 of 27;
Family #194/194.
Listed as Vicie Griffith; age 41; born in KY; married at 17; in household of husband, John A. Griffith.


Pearl Griffith

1. 1930 Census, Mingo Co, WV; Magnolia District; taken on 8 Apr 1930; Page 221B; Image 21 of 27;
Family #194/194.
Listed as Pearl Griffith; age 10; born in KY; in household of father, John A. Griffith.


Travis Griffith

1. 1930 Census, Mingo Co, WV; Magnolia District; taken on 8 Apr 1930; Page 221B; Image 21 of 27;
Family #194/194.
Listed as Travis Griffith; age 6; born in KY; in household of father, John A. Griffith.


Irene Griffith

1. 1930 Census, Mingo Co, WV; Magnolia District; taken on 8 Apr 1930; Page 221B; Image 21 of 27;
Family #194/194.
Listed as Irene Griffith; age 4 yrs, 11 mons; born in KY; in household of father, John A. Griffith.


William Griffith

1. 1930 Census, Mingo Co, WV; Magnolia District; taken on 8 Apr 1930; Page 221B; Image 21 of 27;
Family #194/194.
Listed as William Griffith; age 1 yr, 4 mons; born in WV; in household of father, John A. Griffith.


George Woodrow ake Griffey Griffith

1. 1930 Census, Mingo Co, WV; Magnolia District; taken on 8 Apr 1930; Page 221B; Image 21 of 27;
Family #194/194.
Listed as George Griffith; age 17; born in KY; single; in household of father, John A. Griffith.
2. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Big Sandy, E.D. 24-37; taken on 24 Apr
1940; Page 756B; Image 27 of 35; Household #55.
Listed as George Griffie; age 27; born in KY; married; 1st grade education; lived in Marytown, WV on
1 Apr 1935; motorman in coal mine; head of household.
3. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: George Woodrow Griffith
[George Griffith]
Birth Date: 26 Sep 1913
Death Date: Oct 1940
Claim Date: 28 Oct 1940
SSN: 232187536"
4. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #13408; WV Archives Web Site.
George Griffey, also George Woodrow Griffeth (written in); age 27 yrs, 19 days; born 26 Sep 1913
at Freeburn, KY; married; husband of Beatrice Wyatt; miner for Kingston Poca(hontas) Coal,
SS# 232-18-7536; living at Big Sandy, WV; son of John A. and Vicy (Mitchell) Griffeth; died 15 Oct
1940 in Grace Hospital, Welch, WV; due to crushing injury to right chest in slate fall at Hemphill, WB;
buried 18 Oct 1940 in Iaeger Memorial, Roderfield, WV.
5. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 16 Mar 2014.
George Woodrow Griffey; born 26 Sep 1913; died 15 Oct 1940; buried here; headstone photo
shown.

Addition Information Posted:
"According to death certificate he was also know by the last name of Griffeth.
COD-Crushed by slate fall in coal mine.
Father-John Griffeth
Mother-Vicy Mitchell
Wife-Beatrice Wyatt"


Nettie Beatrice Wyatt

1. 1930 Census; McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Orkney Road; taken on 3 Apr 1930; Page 195B;
Image 6 of 75; Family #51/52.
Listed as Beatrice Hart; age 19; born in WV; married at 15; widow; in household of father, John E. Wyatt.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1925); Page 129; WV Archives Web Site.
Walter Hart; age 22; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; miner; living at Marytown, WV; son of P.F. and
Hattie; married on 12 Dec 1925 at Marytown, WV; Beatrice Wyatt; age 16; born at Kyford (?), WV; single;
daughter of J.E. and Mary.
3. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Big Sandy, E.D. 24-37; taken on 24 Apr 1940;
Page 756B; Image 27 of 35; Household #55.
Listed as Beatrice Griffie; age 30; born in WV; married; 8th grade education; lived in Marytown, WV on
1 Apr 1935; in household of husband, George W. Griffith.
4. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 25 Feb 2014.
Nettie Beatrice Griffey; born 29 Aug 1909; died 3 Feb 1982; buried here; headstone photo shown;
"IN LOVING MEMORY".


Jeanetta Griffith

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Big Sandy; E.D. 24-37; taken on 24
Apr 1940; Page 756B; Image 27 of 35; Household #202.
Listed as Jeanette Griffie; age 13; born in WV; 5th grade education; attending school; lived in
Marytown, WV on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, George Griffy.


Robert "Bobby" Griffith

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Big Sandy; E.D. 24-37; taken on 24
Apr 1940; Page 756B; Image 27 of 35; Household #202.
Listed as Bobby Griffie; age 12; born in WV; 4th grade education; attending school; lived in
Marytown, WV on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, George Griffy.


Elizabeth "Betty" Griffith

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Big Sandy, E.D. 24-37; taken on 24 Apr 1940;
Page 756B; Image 27 of 35; Household #55.
Listed as Betty Griffie; age 9; born in WV; 3rd grade education; attending school; lived in Marytown,
WV on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, George W. Griffith.


Fonnie Griffith

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Big Sandy, E.D. 24-37; taken on 24 Apr 1940;
Page 756B; Image 27 of 35; Household #55.
Listed as Fonnie Griffie; age 4; born in WV; in household of father, George W. Griffith.


Bonnie Griffith

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Big Sandy, E.D. 24-37; taken on 24 Apr 1940;
Page 757A; Image 28 of 35; Household #55.
Listed as Bonnie Griffie; age 4; born in WV; in household of father, George W. Griffith.