McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families

Notes


Orville Sizemore

1. Logan Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1947); Page 392; WV Archives Web Site.
Orville Sizemore; age 24; born in Branchland, WV; single; living at Big Creek, WV;
son of Hiram and Alafair (Adkins) Sizemore; married ob 3 Jan 1947 at Logan, WV;
Josephine Stress; age 18; born in Caretta, WV; single; living at Big Creek, WV; daughter
of Joe and Mary (Diviak) Stress.


Josephine Stress

1. Logan Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1947); Page 392; WV Archives Web Site.
Orville Sizemore; age 24; born in Branchland, WV; single; living at Big Creek, WV;
son of Hiram and Alafair (Adkins) Sizemore; married ob 3 Jan 1947 at Logan, WV;
Josephine Stress; age 18; born in Caretta, WV; single; living at Big Creek, WV; daughter
of Joe and Mary (Diviak) Stress.


Elbert Cleveland Hale

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adlin District; Havaco; taken on 5 Apr 1930; Page 7A;
Family #119/131.
Listed as Elbert Hale; age 6; born in WV; in household of father, Cleveland Hale.
2. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; Havco; E.D. 24-4; taken on 7 May 1940; Page
73A; Image 17 of 30; Household #123.
Listed as Elbert Hale; age 15; born WV; 7th grade education; not attending school; lived in
same house on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Thomas C. Hale.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1946); Page 267; WV Archives Web Site.
Elbert Hale; age 21; born at Speedwell, VA; single; living at Havaco, WV; married on 19 Mar 1946
at Welch, WV; Mary Lester; age 25; born and living at Mohawk, WV; single;
4. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #'64 04520; WV Archives Web Site.
Elbert Cleveland Hale; age 40; born 17 Jul 1923 at Speedwell, VA; married; living at Davy, WV;
SS#235-26-2505; served in WW II; son of Cleve and Sally Hale; died 4 Oct 1964 in Stevens Clinic,
Welch, WV due to infarction of mycardium, acute coronary sclerosis; buried 8 Oct 1965 in Iaeger
Memorial, Roderfield, WV; informant, Mary Hale, Davy, WV.
5. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 3 Dec 2013.
Elbert C. Hale; born 17 Jul 1923; died 4 Oct 1964; buried here; grave marker photo shown; "WEST
VIRGINIA TEC 5 CO A 281 ENGR C BN WORLD WAR II".


Mary M. Lester

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Long Pole Creek; E.D. 24-57; taken on 9 Apr
1940; Page 1090A; Image 15 of 74; Household #126.
Listed as Mary M. Lester; age 9; born in WV; 2nd grade education; attending school; lived in McDowell
Co, WV on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Manuel Lester.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1946); Page 267; WV Archives Web Site.
Elbert Hale; age 21; born at Speedwell, VA; single; living at Havaco, WV; married on 19 Mar 1946
at Welch, WV; Mary Lester; age 25; born and living at Mohawk, WV; single;
3. Fanning Funeral Home; Iaeger, WV; Posted Obit.
"Mary M. Hale, 87, of Premier WV, formerly of Davy, WV, went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, March 4, 2017 at Welch Community Hospital in Welch, WV. Born January 1, 1930 in Mohawk, WV, she was the daughter of the late Manuel and Belle Workman Lester. She was the owner and operator of the service station in Davy for many years. She served as the Mayor of Davy for twelve years. Mary loved the company of family and friends. She loved to sew and take her daily walks.
"In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by, her loving husband Elbert Cleveland Hale in 1964; her sons Roger Hale, Denny Hale, and Charles Hale, and one grandchild, Scott Hale.
Those left to cherish her life and memory include her sons Eugene Hale and wife Karen of Davy WV, Barry Hale of Premier WV, Randall Hale of Fredericksburg, VA, Gary Hale of Bluewell WV, Timothy Hale and wife Donna of Riverdale, GA, and Daughter in Laws Julie Hale of Davy WV, Brenda Hale of Welch WV, Guyleda Hale of N.C., one great niece, Cora of Syracuse, NY, Frances Hale of Premier WV, fifteen Grandchildren, twenty Great Grandchildren and four Great Great Grandchildren. Mary was "Nana" to Kailey and Addisyn Sarver daughter of Kellie Hall Sarver of Princeton WV, whom she loved very much.
"Funeral Services will be conducted Thursday, March 9, 2017, at 12 Noon from the Fanning Funeral Home Chapel in Welch, WV, with Pastors Michael Brooks Sr and Michael Brooks Jr officiating, burial will follow at Iaeger Memorial Cemetery in Roderfield WV.


John Henry McGlothlin

1. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #603; WV Archives Web Site.
John Henry McGothin; age 22; born 31 Jul 1917 in Perry Co, AL; married; husband of Beulah Lee
McGlothin; colored; miner; son of Pete and Annie (Nemore) McGothin; died 10 Jan 1940 at Bartley, WV;
due to mine explosion; buried 15 Jan 1940 at Roderfield, WV; informant, Mrs. Annie McGothin, Marion, AL
2. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 27 Jun 2014.
John McGlothin; born unknown; died 10 Jan 1940; buried here; grave marker photo shown.


Morris J. Morgan

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Birth Registry; Vol #__(1913); Page 205; Line #35; WV Archives Web Site.
Morris J. Morgan; born 25 Sep 1913; father Otawa Morgan; mother Hallie Morgan.
2. 1920 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Huff Creek District; Cub Creek Road; taken on 9/12 Jan 1920; page 219A;
Image 7 of 17; Family # 54/54.
Listed as Morris J. Morgan; age 8; born in WV; in household of father, Ulyssus O. Morgan.
3. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Huff Creek District; Cub Creek; taken on 14 Apr 1930; Page 179B;
Image 10 of 22; Family #88/89.
Listed as Morris Morgan; age 19; born in WV; coal miner; in household of mother, Hattie Morgan.
4. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1932); Page 235; WV Archives Web Site.
Morris Morgan; age 21; born in Wyoming Co, WV; single; miner; living at North Spring, WV; son of
Ott and Hattie; married on 23 Feb 1932 at North Spring, WV; Artie Lockhart; age 19; born in McDowell
Co, WV; single; living at North Spring, WV; daughter of Jud and Della.
5. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #18466; WV Archives Web Site.
Morris J. Morgan; age 24; born at North Spring, WV; married; husband of Artie Morgan; coal miner;
son of Ott and Hattie (Browning) Morgan; died 28 Mar 1935 due to slate fall in mine; buried 30 Mar
1935 in Family Cemetery, North Spring, WV; informant, Artie Morgan, North Spring, WV.


Artie Irene Lockhart

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1932); Page 235; WV Archives Web Site.
Morris Morgan; age 21; born in Wyoming Co, WV; single; miner; living at North Spring, WV; son of
Ott and Hattie; married on 23 Feb 1932 at North Spring, WV; Artie Lockhart; age 19; born in McDowell
Co, WV; single; living at North Spring, WV; daughter of Jud and Della.
2. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 21 Jan 2015.
Artie Irene Lockhart Morgan; born 18 Jun 1913; died 30 Mar 1971; buried here; headstone photo shown;
" AT REST IN HEAVEN".


Guy Moore

1. 1910 Census, Washington Co, VA; North Fork District; taken 30 Apr 1930; Page 181A; Image 17 of
18; Family #135/135.
Listed as Guy Moore; age 2; born in VA; in household of father, William Moore.
2. Marriage Records; McDowell Co, WV; Vol #__(1928); Page 63; WV Archives Web Site.
Guy Moore; age 27; born in Roanoke, VA; single; miner; living at Havaco, WV; son of
William and Mandy; married on 13 Dec 1928 at Welch, WV; Rosa Harris; age 18; born
in Asheville Co, VA (question location); single; daughter of Frank and Minnie.
3. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
Shock; 18 Jul 2012.
Guy Moore; born 1 Aug 1908; died 29 Jul 1974; buried here; no grave marker photo shown;
"Bluefield Daily Telegraph; July 31, 1974; Page 1
"GUY MOORE

"Guy Moore, 65, of Landgraff, died Monday morning in Welch hospital.

"He was born Aug. 1, 1908 at Meadow Bridge, Va., the son of the late Bill and Amanda Moore.

"He was a coal miner.

"Survivors include his widow, Rosa Harris Moore, one daughter , Mrs. Betty Lou Burkes of Burtoon, Ohio; one son Dick R. Moore of Landgraff; two brothers Woodson Moore and Harry Moore, both of Big Four,; one sister, Roxie Moore of Ohio.

"Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 2 p.m. at the Bennett-Fanning Funeral Home Chapel in Kimball with the Rev. John MacPeake officiating.

"Burial will follow at the Laeger Memorial Cemetery at Roderfield. ..."


Rosa Harris

1. Marriage Records; McDowell Co, WV; Vol #__(1928); Page 63; WV Archives Web Site.
Guy Moore; age 27; born in Roanoke, VA; single; miner; living at Havaco, WV; son of
William and Mandy; married on 13 Dec 1928 at Welch, WV; Rosa Harris; age 18; born
in Asheville Co, VA (question location); single; daughter of Frank and Minnie.


Mary Rosie Moore

1. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #6562; WV Archives Web Site.
Mary Rosie Moore; born and died 9 May 1930 in Welch Hospital; daughter of Guy and Rosa
(Harris) Moore; parents living at Havaco, WV; due to premature birth; 6 1/2 month gestation;
buried 10 May 1930 at Hemphill, WV.


Doris Aileen Morgan

1. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #'71 018445; WV Archives Web Site.
Doris Aileen Morgan; age 18; born 20 Nov 1963 in CO; single; living at Hemphill, WV; daughter of
Claude Morgan and Mary Lester; died 26 Nov 1971 in Welch Emergency Hospital, Welch, WV; due to
cardio-respiratory failure; buried 28 Nov 1971 in iaeger Memorial, Roderfield, WV.
2. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 7 Apr 2014.
Doris Aileen Morgan; born 20 Nov 1953; died 26 Nov 1971; buried here; grave marker photo shown.


Ricky Noel Lusk Jr

1. Stafford Funeral Home; Lynco, WV; Posted Obit.
"Ricky Noel Lusk, Jr. 37, of Cyclone, WV passed away on Saturday, December 3, 2016 at Ruby Memorial
Medical Center, Morgantown, WV. He was born on January 11, 1979 in Logan, WV a son of Ricky Noel and
Brenda Lea Holt Lusk, Sr. of Cyclone. He is preceded in death by his grandfathers Sebert Noel Lusk and Billy
Ray Lusk. In addition to his parents he is survived by his loving wife of 16 years Stephanie Lynn Cantrell
Lusk; a brother Joshua Lee Lusk and girlfriend Dory of Sophia; and a host of other loving family and friends.
Funeral services will be held at Noon on Thursday, December 8, 2016 at the Bright Prospect Missionary
Baptist Church with Rev. Danny Gilfilin officiating. He will be laid to rest in Palm Memorial Gardens,
Matheny, WV...."


Donald Clayton Deskins

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1954); Page 210; WV Archives Web Site.
Donald Clayton Deskins; age 21; born at Atwell, WV; single; living at Bartley, WV; married on 27 Feb 1954
at Bradshaw, WV; Frances Elsie Jones; age 19; born at Avondale, WV; single; living at bartley, WV; with
consent of Ethel Dawson, mother of Frances Elsie Jones; father deceased.
2. Fanning Funeral Home; Iaeger, WV; Posted Obit.
"Donald Clayton Deskins formerly of English, WV, died Thursday, March 9, 2017, at his home in Matoaka, WV. Donald was born July 13, 1934, in Atwell, WV, where he was raised. He worked in the coal mining industry for many years. Donald was preceded in death by his father, John Deskins; his mother, Susie Addair-Deskins; his second mother, Mae Dawson-Deskins; four brothers, and one sister. He is survived by his wife, Frances Jones-Deskins; two sons, Garnet Deskins and wife Jacqueline of Charleston, WV, and Donald Deskins, Jr. of Atwell, WV; four daughters, Gertie Beavers and husband Donald of North Tazewell, VA, Tammy Wagoner of Raysal, WV, Pearl Tabor of North Tazewell, VA, and Michelle Poore and husband Bobby of Matoaka, WV, with whom he made his home. He is also survived by 15 grandchildren, 19 great grandchildren, five brothers, and five sisters. Funeral services will be held at Fanning Funeral Home in Iaeger, WV, on Saturday, March 11, 2017 at 12 PM with visitation from 10 am -12p.m. Reverend Roger Hale Sr. will officiate. Burial will follow in the Riffe Cemetery on Atwell Mountain near Atwell, WV...."


Frances Elsie Jones

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1954); Page 210; WV Archives Web Site.
Donald Clayton Deskins; age 21; born at Atwell, WV; single; living at Bartley, WV; married on 27 Feb
1954 at Bradshaw, WV; Frances Elsie Jones; age 19; born at Avondale, WV; single; living at Bartley,
WV; with consent of Ethel Dawson, mother of Frances Elsie Jones; father deceased.


Abraham Lincoln "Link" Mullins

1. 1870 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Sandy River District, page 20, Family #126
Listed as Abraham Mullins, age 3, in household of father, Allen Mullins.
2. 1880 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; taken on 11/12 Jun 1880; Page 337A;
Image 1 of 20; Family #7/7.
Listed as A.L. Mullins; age 13; born in KY; works on farm; in household of father, Allen Mullins.
3. Logan Co, WV; Marriage Registry; Vol #__(1891); Page 66; Line #72; WV Archives Web Site.
Abraham L. Mullins; age 24; born in WV (sic, KY); single; farmer; son of Allen and Rutha Mullins;
married on 11 Aug 1891 in Logan Co, WV; Sally Staten; age 16; born in WV; single; daughter of
Benjamin and Delen (sp?) Staten.
4. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; taken on 11 Jun 1900; Page 243A;
Image 9 of 65; Family #80/80.
Listed as Lincoln Mullins; age 33; born in Dec 1866 in KY; married 9 yrs; farmer; head of household.
5. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; taken on 7 May 1910; Page 92B; Image 27 of
31; Family #245/247.
Listed as Abraham L. Mullins; age 43; born in KY; married 18 yrs; farmer; head of household.
6. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; vol #__(1922); Page 4; WV Archives Web Site.
A.L. Mullins; age 55; born in Martin Co, KY; widowed; farmer; living at Avondale, WV; son of Allen and
Ruth; married on 22 Feb 1922 at Avondale, WV; M.E. Christian; age 45; born in McDowell Co, WV;
widow; daughter of Thomas H. and _____.
7. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #6242; WV Archives Web Site.
Abraham Lincoln Mullins; age 83; born 23 Dec 1865 in KY; married; husband of Elizabeth Mullins;
age 72; merchant; living at Avondale, WV; son of Allen and Ruthie (Jones) Mullins; died 7 Apr 1949
at Avondale, WV; due to myocarditis with senility and broncho-asthema; buried in Mullins Cemetery,
Avondale, WV; informant, Venie Lambert, Big Sandy, WV.


Mary Elizabeth "Lizzie" Harrison

1. 1880 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Complied by William A. March, page 782.
Big Creek District, page 016.
Listed as Elizabeth Harrison, age 3, in household of father, Thomas Harrsion.
2. "Selected Heirs from Will Book #11", Tazewell Co, VA GenWeb Site.
Page 400. Martha Ann (Beavers) Harrison.
Lists husband, Thomas Harrison, age 75, in Tazewell Co, VA.
Lists children, ages and place of residence; Elizabeth Harrison Mullins, age
53, Woodman, KY.
3. "The Heritage of McDowell Co, WV 1858-1999", Vol II, page 155, Mary E.
Harrison Christian Mullins article, submitted by Alice S. Addair, P.O. Box
82, Avondale, WV 24811.
Married James Christian in early 1890's. Children were Tom, Arthur, Martha,
Dexter, Joe Ed, Violet, Raleigh, Ollie, and Brookie.
4. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1999", Vol II, "Dexter E.Christian"
article, page 156, submitted by daughter, Alice S. Addair.
Dexter Elliot Christian; born in 1902; died in 1945; buried in Harrison/Beavers Cemetery,
Thompson Valley, Tazewell Co, VA; son of James Davenport and Mary Elizabeth Harrison Christian;
married Mary Ellen Dale in Sep 1923.
Mary Elizabeth Harrison; born on 13 Mar 1877 at Sawyerville (could this be Saltville?) VA; married
James Davenport Christian in 1892.
5. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; vol #__(1922); Page 4; WV Archives Web Site.
A.L. Mullins; age 55; born in Martin Co, KY; widowed; farmer; living at Avondale, WV; son of Allen and
Ruth; married on 22 Feb 1922 at Avondale, WV; M.E. Christian; age 45; born in McDowell Co, WV;
widow; daughter of Thomas H. and _____.


Patricia Ann "Patty" Muncy

1. Fanning Funeral Home; Iaeger, WV; Posted Obit.
"Patricia (Patty) Ann Coburn, 75, of Lashmeet, WV, died on March 9, at the Glenwood Park Nursing Home. Patty was born February 2, 1942, in Raysal, WV, a daughter of the late Justina Phillips and the late Walter Muncy. Patty was the youngest of the family and enjoyed saying; she was her daddy's baby girl. In 1958, Patty married the late Dennis Coburn. Together they enjoyed hunting, the love of dogs, four wheeling and Bluegrass festivals. Her children remember the countless hours she spent in the garden, canning, and picking berries. Her favorite time of year was Christmas. In addition to her parents and husband; she is preceded in death by a son-in-law, Johnny Cooper; a special grandmother, Maw-Muncy and a great-grandchild, Ryan Helbert. Survivors include three children; Susan (Donald) Workman of Lashmeet, WV; Ronnie (Vicki) Coburn of Jewell Ridge, VA; Denise Cooper of Asheboro, NC; six grandchildren; Dawn Parsons, LaCosta (Rocky) Hodges, Traci (Walter) Estep, Landon (Stefanie) Coburn, Kela (Gary) Palmer, and Katie (Matthew) Atkins; fourteen great-grandchildren; and two sisters, Josephine Moore and Ruby Rife. The family would like to give special thanks to Glenwood Park Nursing Home for the loving care they have shown Patty the past four years. Friends may visit with the family at the Chapel of Fanning Funeral Home in Iaeger, Sunday evening, March 12, 2017, from 6 to 9 p.m., where funeral services will be conducted at 7:00 p.m. with Vicki Coburn officiating; singing will be her great-granddaughter Graci Hodges and Angie Neal. In honoring the wishes of the deceased, her body will be cremated following the funeral services..."