McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families

Notes


Charles A. Mikles

1. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkins District; Pageton; taken on 23/27 Jan 1920; Page
268A; Image 21 of 34; Family #224/226.
Listed as Charlie Mikles; age 6; born in VA in household of father, Alfred T. Mikles
2. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 4 Dec 2013.
Charles A. Mikles; born 25 Aug 1913; died 18 Jun 1983; buried here; double headstone photo shown with
second wife, Eunice K.Mikles; "MARRIED NOV. 26, 1936".


Eunice K. Landreth

1. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 4 Dec 2013.
Eunice K. Mikles; born 26 Jul 1915; died 3 Mar 1982; buried here; double headstone photo shown
with husband, Charles A. Mikles; "MARRIED NOV. 26, 1936".


Porter Livingston Mitchell

1. "World War II Young American Patriots, 1941-1945"; McDowell Co, WV; Page 400; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Porter l. Mitchell; born 11 Nov 1906; Sargent US Army; entered service 5 Jan 1943; served at Camps Maxey,
N. Hood Tx and Shanks, NY; Ireland; England; Mozel River, Reims, Leharve, France; Boston, MA; Ft. Meade,
MD; awarded three Bronze Stars; Arrowhead; Good Conduct Medal; VM, American; EAME; attended Welch
High School; protestant; son of M/M/ George T. Mitchell, Roderfield, WV; husband of Mr. Pauline Spears
Mitchell, Roderfield, WV.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1952); Page 143; WV Archives Web Site.
Porter L. Mitchell; age 45; born in VA; widowed; living at Roderfield, WV; married on 4 Jan 1952 in
Roderfield, WV; Okie Jones; age 43; born in Garland, WV; divorced; living at Roderfield, WV.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #'58 016508; WV Archives Web Site.
Porter Livingston Mitchell; age 52; born 11 Nov 1906 in Falls Mills, VA; married; miner; living at
Roderfield, WV; served in WW II; SS# 236-91-1909: son of George T. and Virgie (Walker) Mitchell;
died 18 Dec 1958 at Garland, WV; due to fractured skull suffered in automobile accident; buried
22 Dec 1958 in Iaeger Memorial, Roderfield, WV; informant, Mrs. Okie Mitchell, Roderfield, WV.
4. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 21 Sep 2014.
Porter L, Mitchell; born 11 Nov 1906; died 18 Dec 1958; buried here; headstone photo shown;
"WEST VIRGINIA * SGT * 225ORD AMMO CO * WORLD WAR II".


Okie Omie Jones

1. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; taken on 6 May 1910; Page 92A; Image
26 of 31; Family #230/232.
Listed as Okie Jones; age 2; born in WV; in household of father, Paris Jones.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1926); Page 51; WV Archives Website.
Abe Cole; age 21; born in Buchanan Co, VA; single; miner; living at Garland, WV; son of Floyd and
Jane; married on 10 Dec 1926 in Avondale, WV; Okie Jones; age 19; born in McDowell Co, WV;
single; daughter of Paris and Catherine.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1952); Page 143; WV Archives Web Site.
Porter L. Mitchell; age 45; born in VA; widowed; living at Roderfield, WV; married on 4 Jan 1952 in
Roderfield, WV; Okie Jones; age 43; born in Garland, WV; divorced; living at Roderfield, WV.
4. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 21 Sep 2014.
Okie Omie Mitchell; born 8 Sep 1908; died 23 Nov 1960; buried here; headstone photo shown;
"MOTHER".


Porter Livingston Mitchell

1. "World War II Young American Patriots, 1941-1945"; McDowell Co, WV; Page 400; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Porter l. Mitchell; born 11 Nov 1906; Sargent US Army; entered service 5 Jan 1943; served at Camps Maxey,
N. Hood Tx and Shanks, NY; Ireland; England; Mozel River, Reims, Leharve, France; Boston, MA; Ft. Meade,
MD; awarded three Bronze Stars; Arrowhead; Good Conduct Medal; VM, American; EAME; attended Welch
High School; protestant; son of M/M/ George T. Mitchell, Roderfield, WV; husband of Mr. Pauline Spears
Mitchell, Roderfield, WV.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1952); Page 143; WV Archives Web Site.
Porter L. Mitchell; age 45; born in VA; widowed; living at Roderfield, WV; married on 4 Jan 1952 in
Roderfield, WV; Okie Jones; age 43; born in Garland, WV; divorced; living at Roderfield, WV.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #'58 016508; WV Archives Web Site.
Porter Livingston Mitchell; age 52; born 11 Nov 1906 in Falls Mills, VA; married; miner; living at
Roderfield, WV; served in WW II; SS# 236-91-1909: son of George T. and Virgie (Walker) Mitchell;
died 18 Dec 1958 at Garland, WV; due to fractured skull suffered in automobile accident; buried
22 Dec 1958 in Iaeger Memorial, Roderfield, WV; informant, Mrs. Okie Mitchell, Roderfield, WV.
4. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 21 Sep 2014.
Porter L, Mitchell; born 11 Nov 1906; died 18 Dec 1958; buried here; headstone photo shown;
"WEST VIRGINIA * SGT * 225ORD AMMO CO * WORLD WAR II".


Maggie Pauline Spears

1. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #4657; WV Archives Web Site.
Mrs. Porter Mitchell, ( written in Maggie Pauline); age 44; born in Pulaski Co, VA; married; housewife;
living at Roderfield, WV; daughter of unknown parents; died 18 Dec 1951 in Grace Hospital, Welch,
WV; due to cerebral hemorrhage; buried 25 Mar 1951 in Iaeger Memorial.
2. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 4 Dec 2013.
Maggie Pauline Mitchell; born 29 Apr 1906; died 22 Mar 1951; buried here; headstone photo shown.


Mary Glenna Pauley

1. 1920 Census, Logan Co, WV; Logan District; Fort Branch, UInc; taken on 9/10 Jan 1920; page 162A;
Image 18 of 66; Family #186/186.
Listed as Mary G. Pauley; age 6; born in WV; in household of father, Bud Pauley.
2. 1940 Census, Logan Co, WV; Triadelphia District; Kistler; Buffalo Creek; E.D. 23-39; taken on 2 Apr 1940;
Page 788B; Image 2 of 62; Household #8.
Listed as Glenna L. Chafins; age 26; born in WV; married; 8th grade education; lived in same place on 1 Apr 1935;
in household of father, Bud Pauley, with two children.


Phyllis Chaffin

1. 1940 Census, Logan Co, WV; Triadelphia District; Kistler; Buffalo Creek; E.D. 23-39; taken on 2 Apr 1940;
Page 788B; Image 2 of 62; Household #8.
Listed as Phyllis L. Chafins; age 3; born in WV; in household of grandfather, Bud Pauley, with mother


William U. Chaffin

1. 1940 Census, Logan Co, WV; Triadelphia District; Kistler; Buffalo Creek; E.D. 23-39; taken on 2 Apr 1940;
Page 788B; Image 2 of 62; Household #8.
Listed as William U. Chafins; age 4 mons; born in WV; in household of grandfather, Bud Pauley, with mother


Everett Lee Mitchell

1. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Browns Creek District, Caples, Central Pocahontas Coal Co,
taken on 15 Mar 1920, Page 282A, Family #413.
Listed as Everett L. Mitchell, age 7 months, born in WV, in household of father, George T. Mitchell.
2. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Browns Creek District, taken on 19 Apr 1930, Page 115A, Family #
525.
Listed as Everett Mitchell, age 10, born in WV, in household of step-father, Ausa Stafford.
3. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Capels; E.D. 24-34; taken on 10 Apr 1940;
Page 584A; Image 19 of 36; Household #136.
Listed as Everett Stafford (sic, Mitchell); age 20; born in WV; single; 4th grade education; lived in same
house on 1 Apr 1935; coal miner; in household of step-father, Ausa Stafford.
4. Tazewell Co, VA; Marriage License #39597; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Everett Mitchell; age 22; born in Davy, WV; single; occupation in restaurant; living at Welch, WV; son
of George and Della (Bishop) Mitchell; married on 5 Jul 1940 at Tazewell, VA; Ruby Sexton; age 21;
born in Superior, WV; single; living in Welch, WV; daughter of Sam and Caroline (Blevins) Sexton.
5. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1948); Page 408; WV Archives Web Site.
Everett Mitchell; age 27; born at Wilcoe, WV; single; living at Big Sandy, WV; married on 17 Jun 1948
at Roderfield, WV; Virginia Mae England; age 21; born and living at Big Sandy, WV; single.
6. Mercer Co, WV; Social Security Death Index; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Everett L. Mitchell; born on 10 Jun 1919; died in Apr 1988; living at Bluefield, Mercer Co, WV at death;
SS #232-16-4705; card issued in NC or WV before 1951.


Ruby Lee Sexton

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; taken 21 Apr 1930; Page 115B; Image 54
of 62; Family #538/558.
Listed as Ruby Sexton; age 8; born in WV; in household of father, Samuel T. Sexton.
2. Tazewell Co, VA; Marriage License #39597; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Everett Mitchell; age 22; born in Davy, WV; single; occupation in restaurant; living at Welch, WV; son
of George and Della (Bishop) Mitchell; married on 5 Jul 1940 at Tazewell, VA; Ruby Sexton; age 21;
born in Superior, WV; single; living in Welch, WV; daughter of Sam and Caroline (Blevins) Sexton.


Walter Crockett Mitchell

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1907); Page 263; WV Archives Web Site.
Walter Mitchell; age 23; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; bartender; living at Welch, WV;
son of Rush and Armanda; married on 21 Aug 1907 at the residence of Ballard Payne;
Hattie Altizer; age 19; born in Tazewell Co, VA; single; daughter of John (sic, William) and Smantha.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Death Registry; Vol #__(1933); Page 139; Line #17; Browns Creek District;
Walter Crockett Mitchell; age 48 yrs, 11 mons, 6 days; born 3 Aug 1884 in Havaco, WV; married;
jailor for McDowell Co, WV; son of Rush and Budendo (Beavers) Mitchell; died 9 Jul 1933 in Welch,
WV; due to uremia, malignancy of kidneys; buried 11 Jul 1933 in Roderfield, WV; informant,
Hattie Mitchell.
3. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 16 Dec 2013.
Walter C. Mitchell; born in 1884; died in 1933; grave marker photo shown.


Hattie Altizer

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1907); Page 263; WV Archives Web Site.
Walter Mitchell; age 23; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; bartender; living at Welch, WV;
son of Rush and Armanda; married on 21 Aug 1907 at the residence of Ballard Payne;
Hattie Altizer; age 19; born in Tazewell Co, VA; single; daughter of John (sic, William) and Smantha.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #'64 003715; WV Archives Web Site.
Hattie Altizer Mitchell; age 76; born 18 oct 1887 in Bandy, VA; widow; SS#233-16-0028; living at 267
Hobart Street, Welch, WV; daughter of William H. and Semantha (Ward) Altizer; died 13 Mar 1964 in
Grace Hospital, Welch, WV; extensive adenocarcimomatosis of pelvis from old adenocarcimoma of
uterus; buried 15 Mar 1964 in Iaeger Memorial, Roderfield, WV
3. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 16 Dec 2013.
Hattie A. Altizer Mitchell; born 18 Oct 1887 in Bandy, Tazewell Co, VA; died 1 Mar 1964 in Welch, WV;
buried here; grave marker photo shown; daughter of William Harvey Altizer and Samantha Ward Elliott.


Joseph D. Mitchell

1. 1930 Census, Raleigh Co, WV; Slab Fork District; taken on 8 Apr 1930; Page 204A; Image 15 of 58;
Family #106/133.
Listed as Joe Mitchell; age 44; born in AL; married at 36; Negro; loader in coal mine; head of
household.
2. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; E.D. 24-57; taken on 25 Apr 1940; Page
1106A; Image 47 of 74; Household #406.
Listed as Joseph Mitchell; age 55; born in AL; married; Negro; 6th grade education; lived in Fayette
Co, WV on 1 Apr 1935; coal miner; head of household.
3. McDowell Co, WV; WW II Draft Registration Card #U-51; 27 Apr 1942; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Joe D. Mitchell; age 59; born 4 Jul 1883 in Pike Road, AL; living at Iaeger, WV; employed by Junior
Pocahontas Coal Co, Welch, WV; person who will always know address, Mrs. Della Mitchell, wife,
Iaeger, WV; Negro; 5'10" tall; 204 lbs; black eyes; black hair; dark complexion.
4. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1951); Page 377; WV Archives Web Site.
Joe Mitchell; age 69; born in AL; widowed; colored; living at Iaeger, WV; married on 12 Aug 1951 at
the home of Marlon Tipton; Marlon Tipton; age 58; born in AL; divorced; colored; living at Iaeger, WV.
5. Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Joseph Mitchell
SSN: 235-10-0700
Last Residence:
24844 Iaeger, Mcdowell, West Virginia, USA
BORN: 4 Jul 1884
Died: Feb 1969
State (Year) SSN issued: West Virginia (Before 1951)"
6. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #'69 002409; WV Archives Web Site.
Joseph D. Mitchell; age 85; born in Jul 1883 in AL; married; Negro; surving spouse, Marlyn Tipton;
SS #235-10-0700; miner; living at Iaeger, WV; son of unknown parents; died 7 Feb 1969 in Doctors
Memorial Hospital, Welch, WV; due to cerebral hemorrhage with generalized arteriosclerosis;
buried11 Feb 1969 in Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, WV.
7. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
Kenneth Bowen; 31 may 2012; headstone photo added by B. Walls.
Joseph D. Mitchell; born in Jul 1883; died 7 Feb 1969; buried here; headstone photo shown.


Marlyn Tipton

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1951); Page 377; WV Archives Web Site.
Joe Mitchell; age 69; born in AL; widowed; colored; living at Iaeger, WV; married on 12 Aug 1951 at the
home of Marlon Tipton; Marlon Tipton; age 58; born in AL; divorced; colored; living at Iaeger, WV.


Della

1. 1930 Census, Raleigh Co, WV; Slab Fork District; taken on 8 Apr 1930; Page 204A; Image 15 of 58;
Family #106/133.
Listed as Della Mitchell; age 40; born in TN; married at 15; Negro; in household of husband, Joseph
D. Mitchell
2. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; E.D. 24-57; taken on 25 Apr 1940; Page 1106A;
Image 47 of 74; Household #406.
Listed as Della Mitchell; age 50; born in TN; married; Negro; 8th grade education; lived in Fayette Co,
WV on 1 Apr 1935; in household of husband, Joseph Mitchell.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #17015; WV Archives Web Site.
Mrs. Della Mitchell; age 57; born in 1890 in AL; married; colored; housewife; living at Iaeger, WV
daughter of unknown parents; died 5 Dec 1947 in Grace Hospital, Welch, WV; due to coronary
occlusion with hypertension; buried 9 Dec 1947 in cemetery at Roderfield, WV.
4. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 30 Dec 2013.
Della Mitchell; born in 1889; died in 1947; buried here; headstone photo shown.


Leroy Larkin

1. 1930 Census, Raleigh Co, WV; Slab Fork District; taken on 8 Apr 1930; Page 204A; Image 15 of 58;
Family #106/133.
Listed as Leroy Larkin; age 19; born in AL; single; Negro; in household of step-father, Joseph D.
Mitchell.
2. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; E.D. 24-57; taken on 25 Apr 1940; Page 1106A;
Image 47 of 74; Household #406.
Listed as Leroy Mitchell; age 25; born in AL; single; Negro; 2 yrs college education; attending school;
lived in Fayette Co, WV on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Joseph Mitchell.


James M. Pruitt

1. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; North Fork District; taken on 6/7 May 1910; Page 13B;
Image 23 of 27; Family #97/109.
Listed as James M. Pruett; age 43; born in NC; married once for 17 yrs; coal miner; head
of household.2
2. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; North Fork District; taken on 23 jan 1920; Page 165A;
Image 1 of 45; Family #__/11.
Listed as James M. Pruitt; age 54; born in NC; married; loader in coal mine; head of household.


Gertrude D. Mabe

1. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; North Fork District; taken on 6/7 May 1910; Page 13B;
Image 23 of 27; Family #97/109.
Listed as Gertrude Pruett; age 33; born in VA; married once for 17 yrs; 7 children; 5 living;
in household of husband, James M. Pruitt.
2. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; North Fork District; taken on 23 jan 1920; Page 165A;
Image 1 of 45; Family #__/11.
Listed as Gertie D. Pruitt; age 42; born in VA; married; in household of husband, James M. Pruitt.


Olive V. Pruitt

1. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; North Fork District; taken on 6/7 May 1910; Page 13B;
Image 23 of 27; Family #97/109.
Listed as Olive V. Pruett; age 13; born in NC; in household of father, James M. Pruitt.


Della Pruitt

1. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; North Fork District; taken on 6/7 May 1910; Page 13B;
Image 23 of 27; Family #97/109.
Listed as Della Pruett; age 9; born in WV; in household of father, James M. Pruitt.
2. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; North Fork District; taken on 23 jan 1920; Page 165A;
Image 1 of 45; Family #__/11.
Listed as Della Pruitt; age 18; born in WV; laborer in rubber factory; in household of father,
James M. Pruitt.


Lerman E. Pruitt

1. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; North Fork District; taken on 6/7 May 1910; Page 13B;
Image 23 of 27; Family #97/109.
Listed as Lerman E. Pruett; age 6; born in WV; in household of father, James M. Pruitt.
2. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; North Fork District; taken on 23 jan 1920; Page 165A;
Image 1 of 45; Family #__/11.
Listed as Serman E. Pruitt; age 17; born in WV; laborer in coal mine; in household of father,
James M. Pruitt.


Howard Thomas Pruitt

1. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; North Fork District; taken on 6/7 May 1910; Page 13B;
Image 23 of 27; Family #97/109.
Listed as Howard Pruett; age 3; born in WV; in household of father, James M. Pruitt.
2. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; North Fork District; taken on 23 jan 1920; Page 165A;
Image 1 of 45; Family #__/11.
Listed as Howard Pruitt; age 13; born in WV; in household of father,James M. Pruitt.
3. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Keystone; taken on 2 Apr 1930; Page 2B;
Image 4 of 39; Family #49/51.
Listed as Howard Pruitt; age 26; born in NC (sic, WV); single; coal miner; boarder; in household of
Dollie Rorrer.
4. 1940 Census, Mingo Co, WV; Lee District; Chatteroy; E.D. 30-6; taken on 18 Apr 1940; Page 146B;
Image 38 of 70; Household #309.
Listed as Howard Pruitt; age 33; born in WV; married; 2 yrs HS education; lived in OK on 1 Apr 1935;
laborer in coal mine; in household of brother-in-law, Ralph Miller.
5. U.S. WWII Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Howard Thomas Pruitt
Race: White
Relationship to Draftee: Self (Head)
Birth Place: Maybeury McDowell, West Virginia, USA
Birth Date: 27 Feb 1907
Residence: Coalwood, West Virginia, USA
Registration Date: 16 Oct 1940
Occupation: Unemployed
Weight: 169
Complexion: Ruddy
Eye Color: Blue
Hair Color: Brown
Height: 5 7
Next of Kin: Mabel Miller
Relationship to Draftee: Sister
Household Members:
Name Relationship
Howard Thomas Pruitt Self (Head)"
6. U.S., World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Howard T Pruitt
Birth Year: 1907
Race: White, citizen (White)
Nativity State or Country: North Carolina
State of Residence: West Virginia
County or City: Mingo

Enlistment Date: 16 Jan 1946
Enlistment State: Ohio
Enlistment City: Cleveland
Branch: Infantry
Branch Code: Infantry
Grade: Private
Grade Code: Private
Term of Enlistment: Enlistment for Hawaiian Department
Component: Regular Army (including Officers, Nurses, Warrant Officers, and Enlisted Men)"
7. Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Howard T. Pruitt
SSN: 236-28-3422
Last Residence:
40219 Louisville, Jefferson, Kentucky, USA
BORN: 27 Feb 1907
Died: 7 Aug 1994
State (Year) SSN issued: West Virginia (Before 1951)"
8. U.S., Department of Veterans Affairs BIRLS Death File, 1850-2010; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Howard Pruitt
Gender: Male
Birth Date: 7 Feb 1907
Death Date: 7 Aug 1994
SSN: 236283422
Branch 1: ARMY
Enlistment Date 1: 7 Mar 1931
Release Date 1: 15 Sep 1945
Branch 2: ARMY
Enlistment Date 2: 16 Jan 1946
Release Date 2: 31 May 1960"


William R. Pruitt

1. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; North Fork District; taken on 6/7 May 1910; Page 13B;
Image 23 of 27; Family #97/109.
Listed as William R. Pruett; age 3 mons; born in WV; in household of father, James M. Pruitt.
2. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; North Fork District; taken on 23 jan 1920; Page 165A;
Image 1 of 45; Family #__/11.
Listed as Willie R. Pruitt; age 10; born in WV; in household of father,James M. Pruitt.