McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families

Notes


Newton Leander Roark

1. Tennessee, State Marriages, 1780-2002; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Newton L Roack
Gender: Male
Marriage Date: 12 Nov 1895
Marriage Place: Johnson, Tennessee, USA
Spouse: Susan Roland "
2. McDowell Co, WV; WW I Draft Registration Card #768; 12 Sep 1918; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Newton Leander Roark; age 43; born 14 Nov 1875; living at #6 Works, Gary, WV; mason for
US Coal & Coke Co, # 6 Works, Gary, WV; nearest relative, Susan Roark, Gary, WV; medium
height and build; blue eyes adn black hair.
3. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; Ream; taken on 20 Jan 1920; Page 182A; Image 19
of 70; Family #156/178.
Listed as Newton Roark; age 45; born in VA; married; stone and brick mason; head of household.
4. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Davy; Railroad Street; taken on 16 Apr 1930;
Page 227B; Image 69 of 75; Family #13/14.
Listed as Newton Roark; age 56; botn in VA; married at 21; car man in coal mine; head of household.
5. FindAgrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 16 Dec 2013.
M. (sic, N.) L. Roark; born 14 Nov 1874; died 5 Feb 1925 (sic,1935); buried here; heastone photo shown;
"GONE BUT NOT FORGOTTEN".


Susan Elizabeth Roland

1. Tennessee, State Marriages, 1780-2002; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Newton L Roack
Gender: Male
Marriage Date: 12 Nov 1895
Marriage Place: Johnson, Tennessee, USA
Spouse: Susan Roland "
2. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; Ream; taken on 20 Jan 1920; Page 182A; Image 19
of 70; Family #156/178.
Listed as Susan Roark; age 40; born in NC; married; in household of husband, Newton L. Roark.
3. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Davy; Railroad Street; taken on 16 Apr 1930;
Page 227B; Image 69 of 75; Family #13/14.
Listed as Susan Roark; age 51; botn in NC; married at 16; in household of husband, Newton L. Roark.
4. West Virginia, Deaths Index, 1853-1973: Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Susan Elizabeth Roark
[Susan Elizabeth Rowland]
Birth Date: 14 Nov 1879
Birth Place: Clifton, North Carolina
Death Date: 16 Aug 1967
Death Place: Bluefield, Mercer, West Virginia
Burial Date: 19 Aug 1967
Burial Place: Princeton, Mercer, West Virginia
Cemetery Name: Roselawn Mem. Gardens
Death Age: 87 years 9 months 2 days
Occupation: Housewife
Race: White
Marital Status: Widowed
Gender: Female
Residence: Bluefield, Mercer, West Virginia
Father Name: Aaron Rowland
Mother Name: Zilphia Miller
FHL Film Number: 800733"


Robert A. Roark

1. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; Ream; taken on 20 Jan 1920; Page 182A; Image 19
of 70; Family #156/178.
Listed as Robert Roark; age 8; born in NC; in household of father, Newton L. Roark.
2. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Davy; Railroad Street; taken on 16 Apr 1930;
Page 227B; Image 69 of 75; Family #13/14.
Listed as Robert Roark; age 19; botn in NC; in household of father, Newton L. Roark.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #660; WV Archives Web Site.
Robert Roark; age 22; born in Ashe Co, NC; single; miner for Atlantic Smokeless Coal Co, Asco, WV;
living at Davy, WV; son of Neuton and Susan (Rowland) Roark; died 2 Jan 1934 in Grace Hospital,
Welch, WV; due to injuries suffered in auto accident near Davy, WV; buried 4 Jan 1934 in Roderfield,
WV; informant, Carl Roark, Davy, WV.
4. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 16 Dec 2013.
Robert A. Roark; born 27 Jul 1911; died 1 (sic, 2) Jan 1934; buried here; headstone photo shown;
"GONE BUT NOT FORGOTTEN".


James Roark

1. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; Ream; taken on 20 Jan 1920; Page 182A; Image 19
of 70; Family #156/178.
Listed as James Roark; age 5; born in NC; in household of father, Newton L. Roark.
2. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Davy; Railroad Street; taken on 16 Apr 1930;
Page 227B; Image 69 of 75; Family #13/14.
Listed as James Roark; age 17; botn in NC; in household of father, Newton L. Roark.


Virginia G. Roark

1. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; Ream; taken on 20 Jan 1920; Page 182A; Image 19
of 70; Family #156/178.
Listed as Virginia G. Roark; age 5 mons; born in WV; in household of father, Newton L. Roark.
2. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Davy; Railroad Street; taken on 16 Apr 1930;
Page 227B; Image 69 of 75; Family #13/14.
Listed as Virginia Roark; age 10; botn in WV; in household of father, Newton L. Roark.


Alice Roark

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Davy; Railroad Street; taken on 16 Apr 1930;
Page 227B; Image 69 of 75; Family #13/14.
Listed as Alice Roark; age 5; botn in WV; in household of father, Newton L. Roark.


Perry Roark

1. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; Ream; taken on 20 Jan 1920; Page 182A; Image 19
of 70; Family #156/178.
Listed as Peery Roark; age 12; born in NC; in household of father, Newton L. Roark.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1926); Page 188; WV Archives Web Site.
Perry Roark; age 17; born in Ashe Co, NC; single; miner; living at Davy, WV; son of N.L.
and Susan (Rowland) Roark; married on 3 Aug 1926 at Davy, WV; Willie Hughes; age 21;
born in Tazewell Co, VA; single; daughter of W. L. and Emmie (Westmoreland) Hughes.


Willie Hughes

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1926); Page 188; WV Archives Web Site.
Perry Roark; age 17; born in Ashe Co, NC; single; miner; living at Davy, WV; son of N.L.
and Susan (Rowland) Roark; married on 3 Aug 1926 at Davy, WV; Willie Hughes; age 21;
born in Tazewell Co, VA; single; daughter of W. L. and Emmie (Westmoreland) Hughes.


Edward Sizemore

1. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Center District, taken on 11 May 1910, Page 228A, Family #250.
Listed as Edward Sizemore, age 5, born in WV, in household of father, George W. Sizemore.
2. 1920 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Center District, taken on 6/7 Jan 1920, Page 196B, Family #17.
Listed as Edward Sizemore, age 14, born in WV, in household of father, George Sizemore.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Book #__(1923); Page 421; WV Archives Web Site.
Edward Sizemore; age 19; born in Wyoming Co, WV; single; miner; living at hemphill, WV; son of
George and Lois; married on 12 Nov 1923 at Welch, WV; Gladys Stillwell; age 16; born in Bell Co, KY;
single; daughter of O.T. and Ella.
4. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Center District, taken on 21 Apr 1930, Page 161A, Family #96.
Listed as Edward Sizemore, age 25, born in WV, in household of father.
5. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1931); Page 253; WV Aechives Web Site.
Ed Sizemore; age 26; born in Wyoming Co, WV; divorced; miner; living at Davy, WV; son of
George and Lois; married on 30 Jan 1931 at Davy, WV; Alphia Roark; age 17; born in Ashe Co, NC;
single; daughter of Newt and Susan.


Alpha Roark

1. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; Ream; taken on 20 Jan 1920; Page 182A; Image 19
of 70; Family #156/178.
Listed as Alpha Roark; age 3 yrs, 1 mon; born in NC; in household of father, Newton L. Roark.
2. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Davy; Railroad Street; taken on 16 Apr 1930;
Page 227B; Image 69 of 75; Family #13/14.
Listed as Alphia Roark; age 16; botn in NC; in household of father, Newton L. Roark.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1931); Page 253; WV Aechives Web Site.
Ed Sizemore; age 26; born in Wyoming Co, WV; divorced; miner; living at Davy, WV; son of
George and Lois; married on 30 Jan 1931 at Davy, WV; Alphia Roark; age 17; born in Ashe Co, NC;
single; daughter of Newt and Susan.


J.A. Neely

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1923); Page 14; WV Aechives Web Site.
J.A. Neely; age 22; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; miner; living at Davy, WV; son of Alfred and
Sarah; married on 31 Jan 1923 at Welch, WV; Floya Roark; age 21; born in Ashe Co, NC; single;
daughter of Newton and Susie.


Floya Roark

1. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; Ream; taken on 20 Jan 1920; Page 182A; Image 19
of 70; Family #156/178.
Listed as Floya Roark; age 19; born in NC; single; in household of father, Newton L. Roark.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1923); Page 14; WV Aechives Web Site.
J.A. Neely; age 22; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; miner; living at Davy, WV; son of Alfred and
Sarah; married on 31 Jan 1923 at Welch, WV; Floya Roark; age 21; born in Ashe Co, NC; single;
daughter of Newton and Susie.


Carl Huey Roark

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Davy; Railroad Street; taken on 16 Apr 1930;
Page 227B; Image 69 of 75; Family #13/14.
Listed as Carl Roark; age 23; born in NC; single; motorman in coal mine; in household of father,
Newton L. Roark.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #'59 006598; WV Archives Web Site.
Carl Huey Roark; age 52; born 19 Dec 1906 in Clifton, NC; married; living at Marytown, WV;
son of Neuten L. and Susan (Rowland) Roark; died 11 May 1959 at Marytown, WV in abandoned
basement of building; due to self inflicted gun shot wound to head; buried 13 May 1959 in
Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, WV; informant, Jesse Roark, Highland Park, MI.
3. FindAgrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 21 Sep 2014.
Carl Huey Roark; born 25 Nov 1906; died 11 May 1959; buried here; headstone photo shown; "REST
IN PEACE".


Ruth Cloe Burbett

1. Ohio Death Index, 1908-1932, 1938-1944, and 1958-2007: LDS Web Site.
"Name Ruth C Roark
Event Type Death
Event Date 24 Aug 1996
Time 05:40 AM
Event Place Columbus, Franklin, Ohio, United States
Registration Place Park Medical
Residence Place Ohio
Gender Female
Age 83
Marital Status Widowed
Race White
Industry Own Home/At Home
Education Level 7
Occupation Housewife/Homemaker
Military Service No
Social Security Number 278-62-1298
Birth Date 06 May 1913
Birthplace West Virginia, United States
Father's Surname Berbert
Mother's Surname Dixion
Hospital Status Hospital/Inpatient
Certificate Number 061631
Volume Number 30772
Census Tract 7120
Registration District 2501
Affiliate Line Number 61578
Affiliate File Name DEATHS96.DAT
Source Reference Ohio Department of Health"


Bertie Ann Roark

1. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #6590; WV Archives Web Site.
Bertie Ann Roark; age 5 days; born 8 May 1930 at Davy, WV; infant daughter of Carl and
Ruth (Burbett) Roark; died 13 May 1930 in Browns Creek District, McDowell Co, WV; due to internal
hemorrhage; premature infant; no burial information; informant, Carl Roark, Davy, WV.


Leland Sanford "Buster" Riggs Sr

1. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; Gary; taken on 30 Jan 1920; Page 193A; Image 41
of 70; Family #367/401.
Listed as Leland Riggs; age 8; born in WV in household of father, Charles C. Riggs.
2. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; Gary; taken on 6 Apr 1930; Page 24A; Image 21 of 60;
Family #182/189.
Listed as Buster Riggs; age 19; born in WV; single; in household of father, Charles C. Riggs.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1933); Page 367; WV Archives Web Site.
Leland Stanford Riggs; age 21; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; bee keeper; living at Gary, WV;
son of Charles C. and Elizabeth; married on 1 Jan 1933 at Welch, WV; Ann Elisa Durham; age 22;
born in Giles Co, VA; single; living at Gary, WV; daughter of Robert and Jeanette.
4. 1940 Census; McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; Gary; E.D. 24-3; taken on 11 Apr 1940; Page 43B;
Image 32 of 64; Household #263.
Listed as Leland Riggs; age 29; born in WV; married; 2 yrs college education; lived in same house on
1 Apr 1935; machine repairman for coal mine; head of household.
5. Ohio, Deaths, 1908-1932, 1938-2007: Ancestery.com Web Site.
"Birth Date 1911
Gender Male
Race White
Residence Place Gallipolis, Gallia, Ohio, United States
Death Date 17 Aug
Hospital of Death Holzer Medical Center
Death Place Gallia, Ohio, USA
Certificate 057402
Age at Death 67
Certifier Physician
Marital Status Married
Probate search Leland S Riggs - 1978"


Ann Elisa Durham

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1933); Page 367; WV Archives Web Site.
Leland Stanford Riggs; age 21; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; bee keeper; living at Gary, WV;
son of Charles C. and Elizabeth; married on 1 Jan 1933 at Welch, WV; Ann Elisa Durham; age 22;
born in Giles Co, VA; single; living at Gary, WV; daughter of Robert and Jeanette.
2. 1940 Census; McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; Gary; E.D. 24-3; taken on 11 Apr 1940; Page 43B;
Image 32 of 64; Household #263.
Listed as Ann Riggs; age 30; born in VA; married; 8th grade education; lived in same house on
1 Apr 1935; in household of husband, Leland S. Riggs.


Leland Sanford Riggs Jr

1. 1940 Census; McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; Gary; E.D. 24-3; taken on 11 Apr 1940; Page 43B;
Image 32 of 64; Household #263.
Listed as Leland Riggs, Jr; age 6; born in WV; no education; attending school; lived in same house on
1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Leland S. Riggs.
2. U.S., Department of Veterans Affairs BIRLS Death File, 1850-2010; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: L. Riggs
Birth Date: 21 Dec 1933
Death Date: 24 Nov 1993
Cause of Death: Natural
SSN: 229365391
Branch 1: AF
Enlistment Date 1: 3 Jun 1955
Release Date 1: 31 Aug 1975"
3. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Leland Stanford Riggs Jr
[L S Riggs Jr Jr]
SSN: 229365391
Gender: Male
Race: White
Birth Date: 21 Dec 1933
Birth Place: Bishop McDow, West Virginia
Death Date: 15 Nov 1993
Father: Lelaned S Riggs
Mother: Ann Durham
Death Certificate Number: 048310
Type of Claim: Original SSN.
Notes: Jun 1948: Name listed as LELAND STANFORD RIGGS JR; 22 May 1998: Name listed as L S RIGGS JR"
4. Georgia, Death Index, 1919-1998: Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Leland S Riggs
Death Date: 24 Nov 1993
County of Death: Fulton
Gender: M (Male)
Race: White
Age: 59 Years
County of Residence: Cobb
Certificate: 048310
Date Filed: 1 Dec 1993"


Charles Cater Riggs

1. 1940 Census; McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; Gary; E.D. 24-3; taken on 11 Apr 1940; Page 43B;
Image 32 of 64; Household #263.
Listed as Charles Carter Riggs; age 6 mons; born in WV; in household of father, Leland S. Riggs.


Betty Jean Riggs

1. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Betty Jean Riggs
[Betty Jean Mere]
[Betty Mere]
SSN: 235629389
Gender: Female
Race: White
Birth Date: 29 Sep 1940
Birth Place: Premier Mcdo, West Virginia
Death Date: 31 Jan 2000
Father: Ellis Riggs
Mother: Juanita Dillon
Death Certificate Number: TIDD FUNERAL HM DO-389
Type of Claim: Original SSN.
Notes: Apr 1957: Name listed as BETTY JEAN RIGGS; Nov 1960: Name listed as BETTY JEAN MERE; 05 Feb 2000: Name listed as BETTY J MERE"