McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Famileis

Notes


Winton "Wint" Billings

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; Coalwood; taken 2 Apr 1930; Page 15A; Image
1 of 29; Family #2/2.
Listed as Wintz Billings; age 21; born in VA; married at 20; trucker for saw mill; head of household.
2. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; Elbert; E.D. 24-5; taken 26 Apr 1940; Page 104A;
Image 49 of 70; Household #368.
Listed as Wint Billings; age 32; born in VA; married; no education; lived in McDowell Co, Wv on 1 Apr
1935; tipple worker for coal mine; head of household.
3. WWII Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Wint Billings
Gender: Male
Race: White
Age: 32
Relationship to Draftee: Self (Head)
Birth Place: Grason, Virginia, USA
Birth Date: 1 Jul 1908
Residence Place: Elbert, Mcdowell, West Virginia, USA
Registration Date: 16 Oct 1940
Employer: U S Coal And Coke Co
Weight: 175
Complexion: Light
Eye Color: Brown
Hair Color: Brown
Height: 6
Next of Kin: Lessie Billings
Household Members:
Name Relationship
Wint Billings Self (Head)
Lessie Billings Wife"
4. Carroll Co, VA Divorce Decree #70 003212; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Lessie Mae Waddell Billings; age 66; born 30 Apr 1904 in Grant, Grayson Co, VA; retired; living at
101 -1/2 Givens St, Galax, VA; this was her 1st marriage; was granted a divorce on 23 Apr 1970 from
Wint Billings; age 64; born 1 Jul 1905 in Troutdale, VA; retired; this was his 1st marriage; living at
c/o Bethania Billings, Marion, Smyth Co, VA; date of marriage 1 Mar 1929; seperated in Jul 1957;
grounds, deseration; no minor children.


Lessie Mae Waddell

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; Coalwood; taken 2 Apr 1930; Page 15A; Image
1 of 29; Family #2/2.
Listed as Lessie Billings; age 22; born in VA; married at 21; in household of husband, Wint Billings.
2. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; Elbert; E.D. 24-5; taken 26 Apr 1940; Page 104A;
Image 49 of 70; Household #368.
Listed as Lessie Billings; age 34; born in VA; married; 3rd grade education; lived in McDowell Co,
WV on 1 Apr 1935; in household of husband, Wint Billings.
3. Carroll Co, VA Divorce Decree #70 003212; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Lessie Mae Waddell Billings; age 66; born 30 Apr 1904 in Grant, Grayson Co, VA; retired; living at
101 -1/2 Givens St, Galax, VA; this was her 1st marriage; was granted a divorce on 23 Apr 1970 from
Wint Billings; age 64; born 1 Jul 1905 in Troutdale, VA; retired; this was his 1st marriage; living at
c/o Bethania Billings, Marion, Smyth Co, VA; date of marriage 1 Mar 1929; seperated in Jul 1957;
grounds, deseration; no minor children.


Bruse A. Billings

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; Coalwood; taken 2 Apr 1930; Page 15A; Image
1 of 29; Family #2/2.
Listed as Bruse A. Billings; age 6; born in VA; in household of father, Wint Billings.


Elsie Billings

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; Coalwood; taken 2 Apr 1930; Page 15A; Image
1 of 29; Family #2/2.
Listed as Elsie Billings; age 11 mons; born in VA; in household of father, Wint Billings.
2. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; Elbert; E.D. 24-5; taken 26 Apr 1940; Page 104A;
Image 49 of 70; Household #368.
Listed as Le Billings; age 10; born in VA; lived in McDowell Co, WV on 1 Apr 1935; 3rd grade
education; attending school; in household of father, Wint Billings.


Thelma Billings

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; Elbert; E.D. 24-5; taken 26 Apr 1940; Page 104A;
Image 49 of 70; Household #368.
Listed as Thelma Billings; age 9; born in WV; lived in McDowell Co, WV on 1 Apr 1935; 2nd grade
education; attending school; in household of father, Wint Billings.


Talmyr D Harman

1. FindAGrave.com Web site; submitted by Renee Brisendine; 1 Aug 2014.
" Talmyr D Harmon
Birth 26 Mar 1910
Death 13 Oct 1972 (aged 62)
Burial
Roselawn Memorial Gardens
Reidsville, Rockingham County, North Carolina, USA
Plot Myrtle 1"


Thelma I. Tally

1. FindAGrave.com Web site; submitted by Renee Brisendine; 1 Aug 2014.
" Thelma T Harmon
Birth 21 Sep 1911
Death 2 Sep 2005 (aged 93)
Burial
Roselawn Memorial Gardens
Reidsville, Rockingham County, North Carolina, USA
Plot Myrtle 1"


Claude Preston Dillon

1, FindAGrave.com Website; submitted by Virginia Gal; 28 Apr 2008; maintained by Find A Grave.
" Claude Preston Dillon
Birth 10 Mar 1909
Death 18 Oct 1955 (aged 46)
Burial
Maplewood Cemetery
Tazewell, Tazewell County, Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 26464458 · View Source"


Anna Laura Christian

1, FindAGrave.com Website; submitted by F. Hylton; 11 Sep 2011; maintained by Victoria Taylor-True.
" Anna Laura Christian Quesenberry
Birth 15 May 1914
Bandy, Tazewell County, Virginia, USA
Death 11 Nov 1966 (aged 52)
Bluefield, Mercer County, West Virginia, USA
Burial
Grandview Memory Gardens
Bluefield, Tazewell County, Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 76362794"

Additional Information Posted:
"Anna Laura Christian Dillion Quesenberry

"Daughter of George W Christian and Minnie Ward

"Married:
(1) Claude Preston Dillion
(2) George Washington Quesenberry"


Clarence Joseph Harman

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; Cucumber; E.D. 24-19; taken 1 May 1940; Page
383B; Image 32 of 46; Household #279.
Listed as Clarence Harman; age 12; born in WV; single; 5th grade education; attending school;
lived in same place on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Howard F. Harman.
2. WWII Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Clarence Joseph Harmon
Race: White
Age: 18
Relationship to Draftee: Self (Head)
Birth Place: Yukon, West Virginia, USA
Birth Date: 16 Jun 1925
Residence Place: Excelsior, West Virginia, USA
Registration Date: 11 Sep 1943
Employer: Unemployed
Weight: 130
Complexion: Light
Eye Color: Gray
Hair Color: Brown
Height: 5 9
Next of Kin: Pearl Harmon
Household Members:
Name Relationship
Clarence Joseph Harmon Self (Head)
Pearl Harmon Mother"
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1950); Page 281; WV Archives Web Site.
Clarence Joseph Harmon; age 22; born in Yukon, WV; single; living at War, WV; married on 24 Mar
1950 at War, WV; Claudine Yvonne Dillon; age 18; born in Amonate, VA; single; living at War, WV;
with consent of Claude Preston Dillon, father of Claudine Yvonne Dillon.
4. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Clarence Joseph Harmon
[Clarence J Harmon]
Gender: Male
Race: White
Birth Date: 16 Jun 1927
Birth Place: Yukon McDowe, West Virginia
Death Date: 25 Oct 1992
Father: Howard F Harmon
Mother: Pearl Gates
SSN: 234405113
Notes: Nov 1943: Name listed as CLARENCE JOSEPH HARMON;
10 Nov 1992: Name listed as CLARENCE J HARMON"
5. U.S., Department of Veterans Affairs BIRLS Death File, 1850-2010; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Clarence Harmon
Gender: Male
Birth Date: 16 Jun 1927
Death Date: 25 Oct 1992
SSN: 234405113
Branch 1: NAVY
Enlistment Date 1: 13 Dec 1944
Release Date 1: 30 Aug 1946"
6. Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Clarence J. Harmon
SSN: 234-40-5113
Last Residence:
23236 Richmond, Chesterfield, Virginia, USA
BORN: 16 Jun 1927
Died: 25 Oct 1992
State (Year) SSN issued: West Virginia (Before 1951)"
7. Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Clarence Joseph Harmon
Death Date: 25 Oct 1992
Death Place: Chesterfield, Virginia, USA
Spouse: Ml Harmon "


Claudine Yvonne Dillon

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1950); Page 281; WV Archives Web Site.
Clarence Joseph Harmon; age 22; born in Yukon, WV; single; living at War, WV; married on 24 Mar
1950 at War, WV; Claudine Yvonne Dillon; age 18; born in Amonate, VA; single; living at War, WV;
with consent of Claude Preston Dillon, father of Claudine Yvonne Dillon.
2. Richmond, VA; Death Certificate #65-022476; Ancestry.com Website.
Claudine Dillon Harmon; age 33; born 11 Jun 1932 in VA; married; wife of Clarence J. Harmon;
housewife; owns home; living at 1309 Bobbiedell Lane, Richmond, Henrico Co, VA; daughter of
Claude and Anne (Christian) Dillon; died 17 Aug in Richmond Memorial Hospital, Richmond, VA;
due to acute coronary insufficiency with arteriosclerotic heart disease; buried in North Tazewell, VA;
informant, Clarence J. Harmon.
3. FindAGrave.com Website; submitted by Virginia Gal; 28 Apr 2008; maintained by Find A Grave.
" Claudine Yuvonne Dillon Harmon
Birth 11 Jun 1932
Death 17 Aug 1965 (aged 33)
Burial
Maplewood Cemetery
Tazewell, Tazewell County, Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 26464756"


Eldsworth Weaver

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1956); Page 366; WV Archives Web Site.
Eldsworth Weaver; age 22; born and living in Mullens, WV; single; son of Chris and Ada Weaver;
married on 14 Nov 1956 at Allen Junction, WV; Janet Kay Toney; age 19; born in Itmann, WV; single;
living in Mullens, WV; daughter of Clarence and Leona Toney.


Janet Kay Toney

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1956); Page 366; WV Archives Web Site.
Eldsworth Weaver; age 22; born and living in Mullens, WV; single; son of Chris and Ada Weaver;
married on 14 Nov 1956 at Allen Junction, WV; Janet Kay Toney; age 19; born in Itmann, WV; single;
living in Mullens, WV; daughter of Clarence and Leona Toney.


William James "Jim" Toney Sr

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1967); Page 322; WV Archives Web Site.
William James Toney; age 24; born 10 Dec 1942 in Maben, WV; no previous marriage; living at
Mullens, WV; son of C.D. and Leona Elizabeth (Morgan) Toney; married on 24 Nov 1967 at
Garwood, WV; Ruby Ruth Sexton; age 18; born 25 Mar 1949 in Covel, WV; no previous marrage;
living at Garwood, WV; daughter of Walter H. and Gracie A. (Hunter) Sexton.
2. Tankersley Funeral Home; Mullens, WV; Posted Obit.
"William James “Jim” Toney, Sr., 75, of Mullens, West Virginia passed away Saturday, November 17, 2018 at Hill Top Nursing Center in Hilltop, WV. He was a resident of Mullens, WV for 72 years prior to becoming a resident of Hill Top approximately 3 years ago.

"Born December 10, 1942 at home in Pierpoint, WV, he was the son of the late Clarence and Leona Toney. He was preceded in death by a brother Bobby Dale Toney, a niece Tammy Worley Logan, and a sister Janet Logan Weaver.

'Jim is survived by his brothers Dan Toney, Dave Toney, and Larry Toney, sisters Gloria Worley and Faye Combs, his children James Toney, Jr. and Cassandra Toney, grandchildren Drew Wahnon, Kyle Wahnon, Adrian Wahnon, Hayden Toney, Kaytlin Hutchins, Justin Toney, Thomas Norris, and Ashlin Steinman and sisters-in-law Jeanie Toney and Veda Toney.

"In Jim’s younger days, he worked in the coal mines and as an EMT for OH9 Ambulance Service. He was a former member of Mullens Pentecostal Church and was a 1961 Mullens High School Graduate.

"Jim was a “people” person, enjoying visits and long talks with friends and relatives. He always had a smile on his face and a happy greeting for everyone; but most of all, he loved his family.

"Services will be 12 Noon, Wednesday, November 21, 2018 at Tankersley Funeral Home Chapel with John Morgan officiating. Burial will follow in Sunset Memorial Park, Beckley...."


Ruby Ruth Sexton

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1967); Page 322; WV Archives Web Site.
William James Toney; age 24; born 10 Dec 1942 in Maben, WV; no previous marriage; living at
Mullens, WV; son of C.D. and Leona Elizabeth (Morgan) Toney; married on 24 Nov 1967 at
Garwood, WV; Ruby Ruth Sexton; age 18; born 25 Mar 1949 in Covel, WV; no previous marrage;
living at Garwood, WV; daughter of Walter H. and Gracie A. (Hunter) Sexton.


Howard Frankln "Buster" Harman

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1922); Page 225; WV Archives Website.
H.F. Harman; age 21; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; miner; living at War, WV; son of Henry and
Maggie; married on 9 Dec 1922 at War, WV; Pearl Gates; age 18; born in PA; single; daughter of
O.P. and Ellen E.
2. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; Cucumber; E.D. 24-19; taken 1 May 1940; Page
383B; Image 32 of 46; Household #279.
Listed as Buster Harman; age 38; born in WV; married; 5th grade education; lived in same place on
1 Apr 1935; motorman in coal mine; head of household.
3. Rockingham Co, VA; Death Certificate #82-022662; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Howard Franklin Harmon; age 80; born 12 Jul 1902 in WV; divorced coal miner; living at 424 $th St,
Valley Trailer, Harrisonburg, VA; son of Hanry and Maggie (____) Harmon; died 13 Jul 1982 in
Rockingham Memorial Hospital, Harrisonburg, VA; due to terminal uremia with chronic brain
syndrome; buried in rest Haven Memorial Gardens, Harrisonburg, VA; informant, Stanley Harmon.
4. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by JAC; 30 Nov 2010.
" Howard Franklin “Buster” Harmon
Birth 12 Jul 1902
West Virginia, USA
Death 13 Jul 1982 (aged 80)
Harrisonburg, Harrisonburg City, Virginia, USA
Burial
Rest Haven Memorial Gardens
Harrisonburg, Rockingham County, Virginia, USA"


Pearl Emma Gates

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1922); Page 225; WV Archives Website.
H.F. Harman; age 21; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; miner; living at War, WV; son of Henry and
Maggie; married on 9 Dec 1922 at War, WV; Pearl Gates; age 18; born in PA; single; daughter of
O.P. and Ellen E.
2. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; Cucumber; E.D. 24-19; taken 1 May 1940; Page
383B; Image 32 of 46; Household #279.
Listed as Pearl Harman; age 34; born in WV; married; 1 yr HS education; lived in same place on
1 Apr 1935; in household of husband, Howard F. Harman.
3. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by An Ashland Genealogist; 19 Nov 2012.
" Pearl Emma Gates Harmon
Birth 24 Jun 1906
Emigsville, York County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 15 Apr 1971 (aged 64)
Richmond City, Virginia, USA
Burial
Signal Hill Memorial Park
Hanover, Hanover County, Virginia, USA"


James Harman

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; Cucumber; E.D. 24-19; taken 1 May 1940; Page
383B; Image 32 of 46; Household #279.
Listed as James Harman; age 10; born in WV; single; 5th grade education; attending school;
lived in same place on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Howard F. Harman.


Alexander Hylton Harman

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1936); Page 364; WV Archives Web Site.
Hylton Harman; age 21; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; colored; miner; living at Wilcoe, WV; son
of Garnett and Mary Harman; married on 22 May 1936 at Wilcoe, WV; Evelyn Saunders; age 21 (sic,
16); single; colored; living at Gary, WV; daughter of Brown and Katie Saunders.
2. WWII Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Hylton Harmon
Gender: Male
Race: Black
Age: 24
Relationship to Draftee: Self (Head)
Birth Place: Wilcoe, West Virginia, USA
Birth Date: 22 Jul 1916
Residence Place: Gary, Mcdowell, West Virginia, USA
Registration Date: 16 Oct 1940
Employer: United States Coal And Coke Co
Weight: 148
Complexion: Light Brown
Eye Color: Brown
Hair Color: Black
Height: 5 7
Next of Kin: Evelyn Harmon
Household Members:
Name Relationship
Hylton Harmon Self (Head)
Evelyn Harmon Wife"
3. Alexandria, VA; Death Certificate #82-023972; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Alexander H. Harmon; age 66; born in WV; married; husband of Evelyn C. Harmon; coal miner;
black; living at 315 E. Howell Ave, Alexandria, VA; son of Garnett H. and Mary D. (Dickerson)
Harmon; died 2 Aug 1982 at his residence; due to matastatic colon cancer; buried in Restlawn
Cemetery, Bluefield (sic, Bluewell), WV; informant, Evelyn C. Harmon.


Evelyn Cleotha Saunders

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1936); Page 364; WV Archives Web Site.
Hylton Harman; age 21; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; colored; miner; living at Wilcoe, WV; son
of Garnett and Mary Harman; married on 22 May 1936 at Wilcoe, WV; Evelyn Saunders; age 21 (sic,
16); single; colored; living at Gary, WV; daughter of Brown and Katie Saunders.
2. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Evelyn Cleotha Harmon
[Evelyn C Harmon]
[Evelyn Cleotha Saunders]
Gender: Female
Race: Black
Birth Date: 5 Apr 1920
Birth Place: Gary McDowel, West Virginia
Death Date: 1 Jan 2003
Father: Brown B Saunders
Mother: Katie C English
SSN: 232865935
Notes: Mar 1968: Name listed as EVELYN CLEOTHA HARMON;
10 Jan 2003: Name listed as EVELYN C HARMON"
3. Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Evelyn C. Harmon
SSN: 232-86-5935
Last Residence:
24895 Wilcoe, Mcdowell, West Virginia, USA
BORN: 5 Apr 1920
Died: 1 Jan 2003
State (Year) SSN issued: North Carolina or West Virginia (1968)"