McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families

Notes


Alex Sandor Koczka

1. McDowell Co, WV; "Petition For Naturalization"; #1559; 14 Mar 1940; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Alex, aka Sandor, Koczka; age 53; born 5 Jul 1888 in Tiazabob, Szaboles, Hungary; miner; living at
War, WV; 5'8" tall; 150 lbs; medium complexion; brown eyes; brown hair; birth mark on left arm; married
Annie , born at Switzer, WV, on 19 May 1934 at Louisa, KY; (lists 7 children, with birth dates and places);
arrived 18 May 1914 from Rotterdam, Holland in New York, NY aboard the SS Rotterdam.
2. McDowell Co, WV; WW II Draft Registration Card #U-788; 27 Apr 1942; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Alex Koczka; age 53; born 5 Jul 1888 in Hungary; living at War, WV; employed by Pond Creek Poca Co,,
Bartley, WV; person who will always know address, Mrs. Annie Koczka, War, WV, wife; 5'8" tall; 150 lbs;
brown eyes; brown hair; ruddy complexion.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #'66 018206; WV Archives Web Site via LDS Web Site.
Alex Koczka; age 78; born 5 jyl 1888 in Hungary; married; disabled coal miner; SS#236-05-3048;
living at War, WV; son of Alex and Julia Koczka; died 15 Dec 1966 in Grace Hospital, Welch, WV; due
to acute pulmonary edema; pnumoconosis; buried19 Dec 1966 in Iaeger Memorial, Roderfield, WV.
4. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 7 Apr 2014.
Alex Koczka; born 5 Jul 1888; died 15 Dec 1966; buried here; double headstone photo shown with wife,
Annie Varro Koczka; "REST IN PEACE".


Charles T. Harman

1. Mercer Co, WV; Marriage Registry; Vol #__(1923); Page 76; Line #23; WV Archives Web Site.
Charles T. Harman; age 36; born in VA; single; living at Bluefield, WV; married on 3 Oct 1923 at
Princeton, WV; Rosa B. Harman; age 40; born in VA; divorced; living at Crumps Bottom, WV.


Rosa Belle Harman

1. 1910 Census, Raleigh Co, WV; Shady Spring, Dingess; taken on 26 Apr 1910; Page 67B; Image 18
of 53; Family #155/159.
Listed as Rosy Sperry; age 30; born in VA; divorced; clerk in dry goods store; boarder in household
of Henry Lilly.
2. Mercer Co, WV; Marriage Registry; Vol #__(1923); Page 76; Line #23; WV Archives Web Site.
Charles T. Harman; age 36; born in VA; single; living at Bluefield, WV; married on 3 Oct 1923 at
Princeton, WV; Rosa B. Harman; age 40; born in VA; divorced; living at Crumps Bottom, WV.


Harry Armon Knight

1. 1900 Census, Mercer Co, WV; Rock District; taken on 26 Jun 1900; Page 239A; Image 66 of 79;
Family #683/694.
Listed as Harry Knight; age 8; born in Jun 1891 in WV; in household of father, Fred D. Knight.
2. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; taken on 5 May 1910; Page 91B; Image 26 of 32;
Family 226/228.
Listed as Harry Knight; age 18; born in WV; in household of father, Fred D. Knight.
3. Logan Co, WV; Marriage Registry; Vol #__(1915); Page 194; Line #16; WV Archives Web Site.
Harry Knight; age 23; born in Mercer Co, WV; single; living in Logan Co, WV; son of Fred and Maggie
(Smith) Knight; maried on 18 Jun 1915 at Ethel. WV; Minnie Copley; age 18; born in Wayne Co, WV;
single; living in Logan Co, WV; daughter of Ira and Emma (Romans) Copley.
3. Logan Co, WV; WW I Draft Registration Card #2679; (12 Jun 1917?); Ancestry.com Web Site.
Harry Armon Knight; age 25; born 30 Jun 1891 in Simons, WV; miner for D.C. Thomas Coal Co, Blair, WV;
dependent wife and child; medium height and build; blue eyes and light hair.
4. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Twin Branch; taken 15 Jan 1920; Page 250A;
Image 8 of 27; Family #442/336.
Listed as Harry Knight; age 28; born in WV; married; coal miner; in household of father, Fred D. Knight,
with wife.


Minnie Copley

1. Logan Co, WV; Marriage Registry; Vol #__(1915); Page 194; Line #16; WV Archives Web Site.
Harry Knight; age 23; born in Mercer Co, WV; single; living in Logan Co, WV; son of Fred and Maggie
(Smith) Knight; maried on 18 Jun 1915 at Ethel. WV; Minnie Copley; age 18; born in Wayne Co, WV;
single; living in Logan Co, WV; daughter of Ira and Emma (Romans) Copley.


Geneva Knight

1. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Twin Branch; taken 15 Jan 1920; Page 250A;
Image 8 of 27; Family #442/336.
Listed as Jeneva Knight; age 3; born in WV; in household of grandfather, Fred D. Knight, with parents.


Brooks Trevor Roberts Sr

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1937); Page 87; WV Archives Web Site.
Brooks T. Roberts; age 23; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; miner; living at Avondale,
WV; son of Tom and Lena; married on 5 Jan 1937 at Avondale, WV; Laura Daugherty;
age 19; born in Pike Co, KY; single; living at Avondale, WV; daughter of Mayland and
Erma.


Laura M. Daugherty

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1937); Page 87; WV Archives Web Site.
Brooks T. Roberts; age 23; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; miner; living at Avondale,
WV; son of Tom and Lena; married on 5 Jan 1937 at Avondale, WV; Laura Daugherty;
age 19; born in Pike Co, KY; single; living at Avondale, WV; daughter of Mayland and
Erma.


Fred Davis Knight

1. 1870 Census, Chatham Co, NC; North side of Hillsboro Rd; taken on 8 Jul 1870; Page 169B;
Image 38 of 198; Family #270/274.
Listed as Fred Knight; age 4; born in NC; in household of father, John J. Knight.
2. 1880 Census, Chatham Co, NC; West Williams Township; taken on __ Jun 1880; Page 48B;
Image 30 of 31; Family #__(Line#40).
Listed as Fred B. Knight; age 14; born in NC; in household of father, John Knight.
3. 1900 Census, Mercer Co, WV; Rock District; taken on 26 Jun 1900; Page 239A; Image 66 of 79;
Family #683/694.
Listed as Fredrick Knight; age 32; born in May 1868 in NC; married 10 yrs; farmer; head of household.
4. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; taken on 5 May 1910; Page 91B; Image 26 of 32;
Family 226/228.
Listed as Fred D. Knight; age 44; born in NY (sic, NC); married twice last time for 6 yrs; foreman in coal mine;
head of household.
5. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Twin Branch; taken 15 Jan 1920; Page 250A;
Image 8 of 27; Family #442/336.
Listed as Fred D. Knight; age 54; born in NC; married; coal miner; head of household.
6. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #713; WV Archives Web Site.
F.D. Knight; age 70 yrs, 5 mons, 16 days; born 1 Aug 1865 in NC; married; hud=sband of Maggie Knight;
retired miner; living at Garland, WV; son of John Knight and ____; died 17 Jan 1936 in Grace Hospital,
Welch, WV; due to hyperprostate; chronic nephritis; myocardial degeration; prostectomy on 31 Dec 1935;
buried 19 Jan 1936 at Roderfield, WV; informant, H.A. Knight, Davy, WV.
7. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 22 Dec 2013.
Fred D. Knight; born 1 Aug 1865; died 17 jan 1936; buried here; headstone photo shown; "GONE HOME
TO GLORY AND TO DIE NO MORE".


Maggie Smith

1. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; taken on 5 May 1910; Page 91B; Image 26 of 32;
Family 226/228.
Listed as Maggie Knight; age 48; born in VA; married twice last time for 6 yrs; 1 child; 1 living; in household of
husband, Fred D. Knight.
2. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Twin Branch; taken 15 Jan 1920; Page 250A;
Image 8 of 27; Family #442/336.
Listed as Maggie Knight; age 56; born in VA; married; in household of husband, Fred D. Knight.


John J. Knight

1. 1870 Census, Chatham Co, NC; North side of Hillsboro Rd; taken on 8 Jul 1870; Page 169B;
Image 38 of 198; Family #270/274.
Listed as John J. Knight; age 38; born in NC; farmer; head of household.
2. 1880 Census, Chatham Co, NC; West Williams Township; taken on __ Jun 1880; Page 48B;
Image 30 of 31; Family #__(Line#40).
Listed as John Knight; age 46; born in NC; married; farmer; head of household.


Jane

1. 1880 Census, Chatham Co, NC; West Williams Township; taken on __ Jun 1880; Page 48B;
Image 30 of 31; Family #__(Line#40).
Listed as Jane Knight; age 41; born in NC; married; in household of husband, John Knight.


Etta Knight

1. 1880 Census, Chatham Co, NC; West Williams Township; taken on __ Jun 1880; Page 48B;
Image 30 of 31; Family #__(Line#40).
Listed as Etta Knight; age 4; born in NC; in household of father, John Knight.


John Knight

1. 1880 Census, Chatham Co, NC; West Williams Township; taken on __ Jun 1880; Page 48B;
Image 30 of 31; Family #__(Line#40).
Listed as John Knight; age 2; born in NC; in household of father, John Knight.


Sylvia Ruth Stinson

1. Russell Co, VA; Marriage License #66 038231; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Denny M. Kissinger; age 24; born at Iaeger, WV; single; well driller; living at Iaeger, WV;
son of Bill and Mary (Christian) Kissinger; married on 8 Oct 1966 in Russell Co, VA; Sylvia
Stinson; age 17; born in Iaeger, WV; single; living at Iaeger, WV; daughter of Homer and
Hazel (Davis) Stinson.
2. Fanning Funeral Home, Welch, WV; Posted Obit.
"Sylvia Kissinger, 66, of Iaeger, WV passed away November 18, 2015.

"Sylvia was born March 19, 1949 in Welch, WV, a daughter of the late Homer and Hazel Davis Stinson. She was the loving wife of Denny Kissinger, a loving mother of three sons, and a loving grandmother. She was a retired cook from the McDowell County Board of Education.

"In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by two sons, William "Eddie" Kissinger and Michael "Greg" Kissinger.

"Survivors include her loving husband of 50 years, Denny Kissinger of Iaeger; one son, Steven Kissinger and wife Angie of Premier, WV; three sisters, Donna Bailey of Oceana, WV, Ruby Burks of Kimball, WV, and Patricia Hearn of Welch, WV; six grandchildren, Steven, Matt, Mike, Jerrie, and Jessie Ann Kissinger and Amanda Orr; seven great grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.

"Funeral services will be conducted Monday, November 23, 2015, at 12 noon with Reverend Don Morgan officiating at the Chapel of Fanning Funeral Home in Iaeger, WV; singing will be by Josh Shrader. Burial will follow in Iaeger Memorial Cemetery at Roderfield, WV.
2. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by Patty Greene;
23 Nov 2015.
Sylvia Stinson Kissinger; born 19 Mar 1949; died 18 Nov 2015; buried here; no grave marker photo shown;
obituary and personal photo posted.


William Edward "Eddie" Kissinger

1. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: William Edward Kissinger
[William E Kissinger]
Gender: Male
Birth Date: 3 Apr 1966
Birth Place: Welch, West Virginia
Death Date: 8 May 2006
Death Certificate Number: FANNING FUNERAL HOME WV
Citizenship or Alien Status: U.S. citizen.
Type of Claim: Original SSN.
Additional Information: Birth record established before age of 5.
Notes: 28 Apr 1982: Name listed as WILLIAM EDWARD KISSINGER; 18 May 2006: Name listed as WILLIAM E KISSINGER"
2. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by Patty Greene;
23 Nov 2015.
William Eddie Kissinger; born 3 Apr 1966; died 8 may 2008; buried here; headstone photo shown; :BELOVED
SON AND HUSBAND".