McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families

Notes


Vernon "Vernie" Bailey

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1954); Page 298; WV Archives Web Site.
Vernon Bailey; age 20; born and living at Panther, WV; single; married on 24 Apr 1954 at Panther, WV;
Nancy Ann Stacy; are 18; born and living at Panther, WV; single; with consent of Hobart and Attroe Stacy,
parents of Nancy Ann Stacy, and Gid and Molly Bailey, parents of Vernon Bailey.
2. Fanning Funeral Home; Iaeger, WV; Posted Obit.
"Vernie Bailey, 82, of Panther, WV, passed away Thursday, April 21, 2016, at Princeton Community Hospital in Princeton, WV.
"Vernie was born April 24, 1933, in Panther, WV, a son of the late Gid and Molly Matney Bailey. He was a retired coal miner, a member of the U.M.W.A., and a member of the Freewill Baptist Church in Panther. He loved hunting and working in his yard.
"In addition to his parents Vernie was preceded in death by his first wife, Nancy Ann Stacy Bailey; his second wife, Mindy Lockhart Bailey; one daughter, Cathy Lockhart; one son, Larry "Bucky" Bailey; one grandson, Eric Lockhart; three sisters, Maggie Justice, Alice Short, and Pauline Wolford; and three brothers, Ed, Elzie, and Earl Bailey.
"Survivors include one daughter, Deborah Cline and husband Garland of Mohawk, WV; one brother, Robert Bailey of Panther, WV; two sisters, Anna Rae Bailey of Beckley, WV, and Dorothy Cline of Radcliff, KY; two grandchildren, Stephanie Genell Cline and husband Dusty of Princeton, WV, and Josh Cline and companion Tasha Morgan of Bee Branch; and two great grandchildren Kaylee and Kaden Cline of Princeton, WV.
"Funeral services will be conducted Sunday, April 24, 2016 at 11 o'clock with Reverend Lawyer Bailey, Jr. and Deacon Ronnie Cline officiating at the Chapel of Fanning Funeral Home in Iaeger, WV. Burial will follow in the Walter Lambert Cemetery at Panther, WV...."


Minnie Ree Dotson

1. Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Minnie Dotson
Gender: Female
Race: White
Age: 18
Birth Date: abt 1948
Marriage Registration Place: Russell, Virginia, USA
Marriage Date: 6 Sep 1966
Marriage Place: Russell, Virginia, USA
Father: Hanival Dotson
Mother: Alafair Coleman
Spouse: Oliver Junior Lockhart "
2. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by Rick; 26 Apr 2014.
" Minnie Ree Dotson Bailey
Birth 2 Dec 1948
Mohawk, McDowell County, West Virginia, USA
Death 19 Oct 2007 (aged 58)
Panther, McDowell County, West Virginia, USA
Burial
Blankenship Cemetery
McDowell County, West Virginia"

Additional Information Posted:
"Minnie Ree (Dotson) Lockhart Bailey, 58 of Panther, went home to be with her Lord and Saviour, Jesus Christ, on Friday, October 19, 2007, at her residence.

"Born on December 2, 1948 at Mohawk, she was the daughter of the late Hannibal and Alafair (Coleman) Dotson.

"In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her first husband, Oliver Lockhart, Jr., and one brother, Jinks Dotson.

"She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, and friend, and a member of the Greenbrier Freewill Baptist Church at Panther.

"Those left to love and cherish the memory of Minnie are her husband, Vernon Bailey; her daughter, Sandra (Terry) Blankenship; her grandson,Terry ( Santana) Blankenship, all of Panther; her two step daughters: Cathy Lockhart of Panther and Debbie (Garland) Cline of Mohawk; her stepson, Larry Bailey of Panther; her two step grandchildren: Gennell Cline of Bluefield and Joshua Cline of Mohawk; her two step great grand children: Kaylee and Caden Cline of Bluefield; her two sisters: Phyllis (Ralph) Riley of Panther and Bonnie (Teddy) Cline of Lincolnton, NC; two special friends and caregivers: Susan Blankenship, Patsy Estep, and Lora Blankenship; and a host of family and friends.

"Friends called at the Greenbrier Freewill Baptist Church at Panther on Monday, October 22, 2007, after 6 pm. Funeral services were held at 1: 00 pm on Tuesday, October 23, 2007 at the Greenbrier Freewill Baptist Church with the Rev. Lawyer Bailey, Jr., and the Rev. Delbert Hurley. Burial followed in the Blankenship Cemetery at Panther. Family and friends served as pallbearers."


George William Guy

1. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by This Old Scarecrow; 22 Apr 2018.
" George William Guy
Birth 23 Oct 1871
Lynchburg, Lynchburg City, Virginia, USA
Death 25 Jan 1951 (aged 79)
Beckley, Raleigh County, West Virginia, USA
Burial
High Lawn Memorial Park
Oak Hill, Fayette County, West Virginia"


Mollie Pennington

1. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by This Old Scarecrow; 22 Apr 2018.
"Mary “Mallie” Jefferson Guy
Birth 17 Aug 1884
Virginia, USA
Death 25 Apr 1954 (aged 69)
Beckley, Raleigh County, West Virginia, USA
Burial
High Lawn Memorial Park
Oak Hill, Fayette County, West Virginia"


Johnny Fleming Stump

1. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; taken on ____; Page 224A; image 27 of 32;
Family #289/305.
Listed as Fleming Stump; age 1; born in WV; in household of father; John B. Stump.
2. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Hemphill; taken on 12 Jan 1920; Page
264B; Image 10 of 30; Family #96/96.
Listed as Fleming Stump; age 12; born in WV; in household of father, John B. Stump.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1929); Page 305; WV Archives Web Site.
Fleming Stump; age 21; born in Mercer Co, WV; single; timberman; living at Roderfield, WV;
son of J. B. and Virginia; married on 17 Sep 1929 at Asco, WV; Lura Guy; age 25; born in
McDowell Co, WV; widow; daughter of Kyle and Clara.
4. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1937); Page 233; WV Archives Web Site.
Johnny F. Stump; age 26; born in Mercer Co, WV; divorced; miner; living at Capels, WV;
son of John B. and Virginia; married on 27 Feb 1937 at Capels, WV; Nora May Smith; age 18;
born in McDowell Co, WV; single; living at Mohegan, WV; daughter of George and Rosa.
5. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Mohegan; E.D. 24-37; taken on 5/6 Apr
1940; Page 748A; Image 9 of 35; Household #77.
Listed as Clem Stump; age 35; born in WV; married; 7th grade education; lived in same place
on 1 Apr 1935; loader in coal mine; head of household.
6. WWII Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: John Flem Stump
Gender: Male
Race: White
Age: 31
Relationship to Draftee: Self (Head)
Birth Place: Mercer, West Virginia, USA
Birth Date: 1 Mar 1909
Residence Place: Mohegan, Mcdowell, West Virginia, USA
Registration Date: 16 Oct 1940
Employer: Unemployed
Weight: 147
Complexion: Light
Eye Color: Brown
Hair Color: Brown
Height: 5 9
Next of Kin: Nora May Stump
Household Members:
Name Relationship
John Flem Stump Self (Head)
Nora May Stump Wife"
7. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by Wanda Mylant; 1 Sep 2000.
" John Flem Stump
Birth 1 Mar 1909
West Virginia, USA
Death 22 May 1985 (aged 76)
Delaware, USA
Burial
Greensboro Cemetery
Greensboro, Caroline County, Maryland, USA "


Lura E. Jones

1.1910 Census, Montgomery Co, VA; Alleghany District; taken on 23 Apr 1910; Page 7A; Image 13 of
40; Family #120/120.
Listed as Lura Jones; age 8; born in VA; in household of step-father, Kyle E. Walters.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1921); Page 201; WV Archives Web Site.
D. W. patterson; age 24; born in Franklin Co, VA; single; store clerk; living at Premier, WV;
son of Benjamin and Lillian; married on 7 Nov 1921 at Welch, WV; Lura Jones; age 21; born
in Montgomery Co, VA; single; daughter of _____ and Clara.
3. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1927); Page 97; WV Archives Web Site.
Sam Guy; age 24; born in McDowell Co, WV; living at Vanwood, WV; married on 7 Jul 1927 at
Pineville, WV; Lura Jones, age 23; born in McDowell Co, WV; living at Vanwood, WV.
4. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1929); Page 305; WV Archives Web Site.
Fleming Stump; age 21; born in Mercer Co, WV; single; timberman; living at Roderfield, WV;
son of J. B. and Virginia; married on 17 Sep 1929 at Asco, WV; Lura Guy; age 25; born in
McDowell Co, WV; widow; daughter of Kyle and Clara.
5. FindAGrave.com Web Site; B. Walls; 3 Dec 2014.
" Lura E. Jones
Birth 14 Aug 1902
Maybeury, McDowell County, West Virginia, USA
Death 1974 (aged 71–72)
Burial
Iaeger Memorial Cemetery
Roderfield, McDowell County, West Virginia"

Additional Information Posted:
"Lura was the second of three daughters born to Stephen J. Jones and Clara Florence Whitworth.

"She married D W Patterson on 07 November 1921 at Welch, McDowell County.
Her second marriage was to Sam Guy on 07 July 1927 at Pineville, Wyoming County, West Virginia.
Her third was to Fleming Stump on 17 September 1929 at Asco, McDowell County, West Virginia."


Samuel A. Guy Jr

1. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #'69 019586; WV Archives Web Site via LDS Web Site.
Sam Guy, Jr; age 43; born 9 Nov 1926 in WV; married; husband of Francis Patrick; coal miner;
living at Roderfield, WV; son of Sam and Lura (Jones) Guy; died 17 Dec 1969 in Welch Emergency
Hospital, Welch, WV; due to acute dehydration with malnutrition; buried 20 Dec 1969 in Iaeger
Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, WV; informant, Mrs Francis Guy, Roderfield, WV.
2. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 3 Dec 2013.
Sam Guy, Jr; born 9 Nov 1926; died 17 Dec 1969; buried here; double headstone photo shown with
wife, Francis Ellen Patrick Guy.


Francis Ellen Patrick

1.1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Asco Road; taken on 19 Apr 1930; Page 80A;
Image 31 of 47; Family #271/280.
Listed as Francis Patrick; age 3 yrs, 4 mons; born in WV; in household of father, William F. Patrick.
2.1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Davy; E.D. 24-35; taken 16 Apr 1940; Page 703A;
Image 22 of 57; Household #177.
Listed as Francis Patrick; age 13; born in WV; single; 3rd grade education; attending school; lived in same
place on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, William F. Patrick.
3. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Frances Ellen Patrick
[Frances Ellen Guy]
[Frances Guy]
Gender: Female
Race: White
Birth Date: 15 Dec 1926
Birth Place: Davy WV McDowell, West Virginia
Death Date: 15 Apr 2006
Father: Franklin Patrick
Mother: Gerturde Meawers (sic, Meadows)
Type of Claim: Original SSN.
Notes: Dec 1943: Name listed as FRANCES ELLEN PATRICK; Jun 1972: Name listed as FRANCES ELLEN GUY; 20 Apr 2006: Name listed as FRANCES E GUY"
4. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 3 Dec 2013.
Francis Patrick Guy; born 15 Dec 1926; died 15 Apr 2006; buried here; double headstone photo shown with
husband, Samuel Guy, Jr.


Clara Hall

1. 1920 Census, Martin Co, KY; Lick Branch District; Precinct #2; taken on 29 Jan 1920; Page 180A;
Image 12 of 16; Family #98/98.
Listed as Clara Hall; age 3; born in KY; in household of father, A.J.. Hall.
2. 1930 Census, Martin Co, KY; Lick Branch District #2; taken on 11 Apr 1930; Page 195A;
Image 15 of 21; Family #104/114.
Listed as Clara Hall; age 14; born in KY; in household of father, Andrew J. Hall.
3. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Clara Gullett
[Clara Duncan]
[Clara Hall]
SSN: 236520110
Gender: Female
Race: White
Birth Date: 17 Jul 1916
Birth Place: Jobe KY Martin, Kentucky
[Jobe Martin, West Virginia]
Death Date: 5 Apr 2001
Father: Andy Hall
Mother: Betty Muncy
Type of Claim: Original SSN.
Notes: Jul 1951: Name listed as CLARA GULLETT; Jun 1963: Name listed as CLARA DUNCAN
4. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Grandview Memory Gardens, Bluefield, Tazewell Co, VA; submitted by
Tom Gullett; 30 Sep 2010.
Clara Hall Duncan; born 16 (differs from SS record) Jul 1916 in Inez, Martin Co, KY; died 5 Apr 2001
in Bear, New Castle Co, DE; buried here; no grave marker photo shown.


Thomas Merrick

1. 1940 Census, Belmont Co, OH; Pease Township; Blaine; E.D. 7-39; taken on 1 May 1940;
Page 638A; Image 47 of 68; Household #367.
Listed as Thomas Merrick; age 63; born in Austria; widowed; 1st grade education; lived in
same house on 1 Apr 1935; naturalized citizen; no listed occupation; head of household.


George Merrick

1. 1940 Census, Belmont Co, OH; Pease Township; Blaine; E.D. 7-39; taken on 1 May 1940;
Page 638A; Image 47 of 68; Household #367.
Listed as George Merrick; age 35; born in OH; single; 5th grade education; lived in
same house on 1 Apr 1935; ( crane) hooking in steel mill; in household of father, Thomas Merrick.


Rudolph Merrick

1. 1940 Census, Belmont Co, OH; Pease Township; Blaine; E.D. 7-39; taken on 1 May 1940;
Page 638A; Image 47 of 68; Household #367.
Listed as Rudolph Merrick; age 23; born in OH; single; 8th grade education; lived in
same house on 1 Apr 1935; loader in coal mine; in household of father, Thomas Merrick.


Peter Louis Merrick

1. 1940 Census, Belmont Co, OH; Pease Township; Blaine; E.D. 7-39; taken on 1 May 1940;
Page 638A; Image 47 of 68; Household #367.
Listed as Peter Merrick; age 21; born in OH; single; 7th grade education; lived in
same house on 1 Apr 1935; new worker; in household of father, Thomas Merrick.
2. US WW II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Pete Merrick
Birth Year: 1919
Race: White, citizen (White)
Nativity State or Country: Ohio
State of Residence: West Virginia
County or City: Mc Dowell

Enlistment Date: 4 Mar 1944
Enlistment State: Kentucky
Enlistment City: Fort Thomas Newport
Branch: No branch assignment
Branch Code: No branch assignment
Grade: Private
Grade Code: Private
Term of Enlistment: Enlistment for the duration of the War or other emergency, plus six months, subject to the discretion of the President or otherwise according to law
Component: Selectees (Enlisted Men)
Source: Civil Life

Education: 2 years of high school
Civil Occupation: Unskilled occupations in extraction of minerals, n.e.c.
Marital Status: Single, without dependents
Height: 00
Weight: 000"
3. Baltimore Passenger Lists, 1820-1964; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Pete Merrick
Gender: Male
Birthdate: 1919
Age: 28
Arrival Date: Mar 1947
Port of Departure: Le Havre, France
Ship Name: Isigny
Port of Arrival: Baltimore, Maryland
Page: 200"
Additional Information; age 28; born 7 Mar 1919 in Blaine, OH; address, Box 104, Blaine, OH;
Passport 119162 issued 7 Aug 1946, Washington DC; departed 6 Dec 1946 aboard John Erichorn
in NY; only visited La Harve, France; admitted to US 31 Mar 1947.
4. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #'58 012146; WV Archives Web Site.
Peter Louis Merrick; age 39; born 9 Mar 1919 in Blaine, OH; married; coal miner;
SS# 282-18-9062; served in WW II; living at Welch, WV; son of Thomas and Travens
(Bulich) Merrick; died 29 Sep 1958 at strip mine near Landgraff; due to fractured skull
with shock; head crushed by wheel of truck; instant death; buried 2 Oct 1958 in Iaeger
Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, WV; informant, Mrs. Francoise Merrick, Welch.
5. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 24 Feb 2014.
Pete Merrick; born 7 Mar 1919; died 29 Sep 1958; buried here; grave marker photo shown;
"WEST VIRGINIA * PFC US ARMY * WORLD WAR II * BSM-PH"


Francoise Monique Marie LaVergne

1. Maryland, Baltimore Passenger Lists, 1820-1948; LDS Web Site.
"Name Franqoise Merrick
Event Type Immigration
Event Date 1947
Event Place Baltimore, Baltimore, Maryland, United States
Gender Female
Age 19
Birth Year (Estimated) 1928
Birthplace France
Ship Name Isigny"
Additional information; sailed from Le Harve, France 7 Mar 1947; maiden name, LaVergne; GI's wife;
born in La Harve, France.
2. US Boarder Crossings From Canada to US, 1895-1956; LDS Web Site.
"Name Francoise Merrick
Arrival Date 01 Jul 1951
Arrival Port Niagara Falls, New York,
Birth Date 28 Feb 1928
Birthplace , Leharve
Birth Country France
Gender Female
Race French
Arrival Contact Name Husband Peter"
Additional information; height 5' 2" tall; blonde hair; blue eyes; scar on left thumb; living at Box 202, Filbert, WV;
resume permanet residence; ever in US, Yes, from 31 Mar 1947; housewife; arrived by Rain Bridge.
3. U.S., Departing Passenger and Crew Lists, 1914-1965: Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Francoise Merrick
Birth Date: abt 1928
Departure Date: 3 Aug 1952
Departure Place: New YorkNew YorkUSA,
Departure Age: 24
Ship: Flandre
Port: New York"
Additional information; destination, Port of La Harve, France; pasport # RPA 6630793; Cabin Class.
4. New York, NY Passenger and Crew Lists, 1909, 1925-1957; LDS Web Site.
"Name Francoise Merrick
Event Type Immigration
Event Date 1952
Event Place New York City, New York, United States
Gender Female
Age 24
Birth Year (Estimated) 1928
Birthplace France
Ship Name Ile De France"
Additional information; departed Le Havre, France 21 Oct 1952; Cabin Class; arrived NY 28 Oct 1952;
Francoise Merrick; age 24; Box 202, Filbert, WV; married; French pasport AR6630793
5. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1959); Page 168; WV Archives Web Site.
Louis Mario Battista Guidi; age 37; born in Vertova, Italy; single; living at War, WV; married on
25 Jun 1959; Francoise Monique Marie Merrick; age 31; born in Lahaure (sic, La Harve), France;
widow; living at Welch, WV.
6. US Public Records, 1970-2009; LDS Web Site.
"Name Francoise M Guidi
Residence Date 01 Jul 2005-01 Jan 2009
Residence Place Welch, West Virginia, United States
Birth Date 28 Feb 1928
Phone Number (304) 436-4642
Phone Number Recorded Date 01 Jan 2009
Address Little Hobart St
Address Continued Welch, West Virginia 24801
Address Date 01 Jul 2005-01 Jan 2009
2nd Address FIFTH PO Box
2nd Address Continued Welch, West Virginia 24801
2nd Address Date 01 May 1996
3rd Address 43 PO Box
3rd Address Continued Welch, West Virginia 24801
3rd Address Date 01 Apr 1989-01 Jan 2009
Possible Relatives Juliana M Guidi, Louis M Guidi..."
7. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 2 Dec 2013.
Francoise M. Guidi; born unknown (sic, 28 Feb 1928); died 28 Feb 1928 (sic, this is her birth date); buried
here; grave marker photo shown.


Thomas Dewey Grose

1. US WW II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946; Ancestry.com.
"Name: Thomas D Gross
Birth Year: 1920
Race: White, citizen (White)
Nativity State or Country: Virginia
State of Residence: West Virginia
County or City: Logan

Enlistment Date: 6 Nov 1942
Enlistment State: Kentucky
Enlistment City: Fort Thomas Newport
Branch: Branch Immaterial - Warrant Officers, USA
Branch Code: Branch Immaterial - Warrant Officers, USA
Grade: Private
Grade Code: Private
Term of Enlistment: Enlistment for the duration of the War or other emergency, plus six months, subject to the discretion of the President or otherwise according to law
Component: Army of the United States - includes the following: Voluntary enlistments effective December 8, 1941 and thereafter; One year enlistments of National Guardsman whose State enlistment expires while in the Federal Service; Officers appointed in the Army of
Source: Civil Life

Education: 3 years of high school
Civil Occupation: Semiskilled miners, and mining-machine operators
Marital Status: Single, without dependents
Height: 68
Weight: 148"
2.US WW II Jewish Servicemen Cards, 1942-1947; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Thomas D. Gross; Sgt. US Army; died in Central Pacific Area; next of kin, George W. Gross, Peach
Creek, WV; inquiry made 5 Dec 1944. (He was not Jewish)
3. US Headstone Applications for Military Veterans, 1925-1963; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Thomas Dewy Gross; born 20 Dec 1920; died 5 Aug 1944; enlisted 2 Nov 1942; Christian; Serial
#15338578; Sgt for WV; 110 Infantry; buried in Iaeger Memorial, Roderfield, WVsigned by George W.
Gross, 17 Jan 1949.
4. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
Elizabeth Reed-Eanes; 31 Mar 2012.
Thomas Dewey Gross; born 20 Dec 1920; died 4 Aug 1944; buried here; headstone photo shown;
SGT 110 INF WORLD WAR II".


Stanley Grobosky

1. 1920 Census, Armstrong Co; Cowanshonnock Township; taken on 14 Jan 1920; Page 158B; Image 20 of 28;
Family #185/186.
Listed as Stanly Grabosky; age 2; born in PA; in household of father, Tony Grobosky.
2. Tazewell Co, VA; Marriage License #16506; Ancesrtry.com Web Site.
Stanley Grobosky; age 22; born in PA; single; miner; living at Havaco, WV; son of Tony and Helen (Pennington)
Grobosky; married on 12 Apr 1940 in Methodist Church inTazewell, VA; Laverne Orrison; age 21; born in AR;
single; living at Havaco, WV; daughter of Robert and Nora (Brewer) Orrison.


Margaret Laverne Orrison

1. Tazewell Co, VA; Marriage License #16506; Ancesrtry.com Web Site.
Stanley Grobosky; age 22; born in PA; single; miner; living at Havaco, WV; son of Tony and Helen (Pennington)
Grobosky; married on 12 Apr 1940 in Methodist Church inTazewell, VA; Laverne Orrison; age 21; born in AR;
single; living at Havaco, WV; daughter of Robert and Nora (Brewer) Orrison.