McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families

Notes


Claude Everett Gilley

1. NC Marriages, 1759-1979; LDS Web Site.
Claude E. Gilley age 19; married on 29 Jun 1909 in Ashe Co, NC; Blanche Shoemaker; age 18.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #'66 002023; WV Archives Web Site via LDS Web Site.
Claude Everette Gilley; age 76; born 12 Aug 1889 in Clifton, NC; widowed; retired coal miner;
living at Davy, WV; son of George W. and Callie (Jones) Gilley; died 3 Feb 1966 in Stevens Clinic,
Welch, WV; due to terminal pneunomia with chronic pulmonary emphysema and silicosis; diarrhea
and possible carcinoma of bowel; buried 8 Feb 1955 in Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, WV;
informant, Maude Gilley, Davy, WV.
3. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
Barbara Bain; 28 Jan 2014; headstone and grave marker photos added by B. Walls.
Claude Everett Gilley; born 12 Aug 1889; died in Feb 1966; buried here; headstone and gtave marker
photos shown.


Blanche Shoemaker

1. NC Marriages, 1759-1979; LDS Web Site.
Claude E. Gilley age 19; married on 29 Jun 1909 in Ashe Co, NC; Blanche Shoemaker; age 18.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate # 13603; WV Archives Web Site via LDS Web Site.
Mrs Blance Gilley; age 63; born 10 Mar 1901 in Clifton, NC; married; living at Davy, WV; daughter of
Fred Shoemaker and unknown mother; died 4 Oct 1954 in Stevens Clinic, Welch, WV; due to thrombosis,
intrinsic cerebral vessel, right with left hemiplegia, occlusive vascular disease both lower extremities,
carcinoma of pancreas with extensive metastases to other organs of body; buried 6 oct 1954 at
Roderfield; informant, Claude Gilley.
3. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
Barbara Bain; 28 Jan 2014; grave marker photo added by B. Walls.
Blanche Shoemaker Gilley; born 10 Mar 1891 (differs from death certificate); died 4 Oct 1964; buried here;
grave marker photo shown.


Bernard Larry Gilley

1. Mingo Co, WV; Death Certificate #708; WV Archives Web Site.
Bernard larry Gilley; age 27; born 15 Jul 1824 at Davy, WV; single; office clerk in coal business; living at
Davy, WV, near church; son of Claude and Blance (Shumate) Gilley; died 5 Jan 1952 at Justice, WV; due
to internal hemorrhage from gunshot wound to chest; shot by constable; buried 8 jan 1952 at Roderfield;
informant Mr. Claude Gilley.
2. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 11 Apr 2014.
Bernard Larry Gilley; born 15 Jul 1924; died 5 Jan 1952; buried here; grave marker photo shown; "GONE
BUT NOT FORGOTTEN".


Fannie Gillespie

1. 1900 Census, Tazewell Co, VA; Maiden Spring District; taken on 25 Jan 1900; Page 226A; Image
33 of 38; Family #308/308.
Listed as Fannie Gillespie; age 6; born in VA in 1894; in household of father, Hugh Gillespie.


Thomas Jefferson Gilkerson

1. 1900 Census, Lawrence Co, KY; District #7; Rockcastle; taken on 18 Jun 1900; Page 181A; Image
11 of 16; Family #96/96.
Listed as Thomas J. Gelkison; age 14; born in Mar 1886 in KY; in household of father, Andrew J. Gilkerson.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1909); Page 405; WV Archives Web Site.
T.J. Gilkerson; age 23; born in Lawrence Co, KY; single; miner; living at Twin Branch, WV; son of
A.J. and Martha; married on 17 Jul 1909 at Twin Branch, WV; Nina Rowe; age 17; born in Preston
Co, WV; single; daughter of Adam and Mary.
3. 1910 Census, Mingo Co, WV; Magnolia District; taken on _____1910; Page 166B; Image 8 of 56;
Family #52/68.
Listed as Thomas Gilkerson; age 24; born in KY; married once for 1 yr; coal mine laborer; head of
household.
4. Preston Co, WV; WW I Draft Registration Card #3039; 12 Sep 1918; LDS Web Site.
Thomas Jefferson Gilkerson; age 32; born 20 Mar 1886; living in Ondependence, Preston co, WV; miner;
employed by Bryden Coal Co, Independence, WV; nearest relative, Nina Gilkerson, Independence, WV;
tall with medium build; blue eyes and brown hair.
5. 1920 Census, Mahoney Co, OH; Cvitsville Township; E. Youngstown; taken on 21 Jan 1920; Page 174B;
Family #305/406.
Listed as Thomas Gilkerson; age 34; born in KY; married; machinist in steel mill; head of household.
6. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1922); Page 288; WV Archives Web Site.
Tom Gilkerson "Col" (believe this is in error); age 32; born in KY; living at Mullens, WV; married on 8 Oct 1922
at Baileysville, WV; Shirley Burgess "Col" (? also error); age 21; born in VA; living at Mullens, WV.
7. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Davy; taken on 4 Apr 1930; page 41A; Image 11 of
57; Family #100/110.
Listed as Tom J. Gilkerson; age 40; born in KY; married at 20; loader in coal mine; head of household.
8. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Erin; E.D. 24-40; taken on 18 Apr 1940; Page 790A;
Image 19 of 46; Household #118.
Listed as Thomas J. Gilkerson; age 48; born in KY; married; 5th grade education; lived in McDowell Co,
WV on 1 Apr 1935; loader in coal mine; head of household.
9. McDowell Co, WV; WW II Draft Registration Card #U-762; 17 Apr 1942; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Thomas Jefferson Gilkerson; age 56; born 20 mar 1886 in Lawrence Co, KY; living at Erin, WV; mailing
address, Roderfield, WV; employed by Premier Poca. Coll. Co, Premier, WV; person who will always
know address, Shirley Gilkerson, Roderfield, WV; 5' 8 1/2" tall; 160 lbs; blue eyes; blonde hair; light
complexion; scars on right cheek and left hand at thumb knuckle.
10. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Thomas J. Gilkerson; born 20 Mar 1886 in Lawrence (Co), KY; died 22 Nov 1948 (sic, 1949); SS #232-12-1956;
Death Claim made 13 Dev 1949; name listed as Thomas J. Gilkerson on 3 Dec 1976.
11. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #16146; WV Archives Web Site.
Thomas Jefferson Gilkersin; age 63 yrs, 8 mons, 2 days; born 20 Mar 1886 in Lawrence Co, KY; married;
coal miner; living at Erin, WV; SS#232-12-1956; son of Andrew Jackson and Martha Gilkerson; died
22 Nov 1949 at Roderfield, WV; due to coronary insufficiency with coronaty occlusion; buried 24 Nov 1949
in Iaeger Memorial; informant, Mrs. Shirley Gilkerson
12. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 3 Dec 2013.
Thomas J. Gilkerson; born in 1886; died in 1949; buried here; headstone photo shown. "GONE BUT NOT
FORGOTTEN".


Nina Rowe

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1909); Page 405; WV Archives Web Site.
T.J. Gilkerson; age 23; born in Lawrence Co, KY; single; miner; living at Twin Branch, WV; son of
A.J. and Martha; married on 17 Jul 1909 at Twin Branch, WV; Nina Rowe; age 17; born in Preston
Co, WV; single; daughter of Adam and Mary.
2. 1910 Census, Mingo Co, WV; Magnolia District; taken on _____1910; Page 166B; Image 8 of 56;
Family #52/68.
Listed as Nina Gilkerson; age 17; born in WV; married once for 1 yr; no children; in household of
husband, Thomas J. Gilkerson.
3. 1920 Census, Mahoney Co, OH; Cvitsville Township; E. Youngstown; taken on 21 Jan 1920; Page 174B;
Family #305/406.
Listed as Nina Gilkerson; age 26; born in WV; married; in household of husband, Thomas J. Gilkerson.


John "Jack" Gilkerson

1. 1920 Census, Mahoney Co, OH; Cvitsville Township; E. Youngstown; taken on 21 Jan 1920; Page 174B;
Family #305/406.
Listed as John Gilkerson; age 6; born in WV; in household of father, Thomas J. Gilkerson.
2. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Davy; taken on 4 Apr 1930; page 41A; Image 11 of
57; Family #100/110.
Listed as Jack.Gilkerson; age 16; born in WV; in household of father, Thomas J. Gilkerson.


Donald "Don" Gilkerson

1. 1920 Census, Mahoney Co, OH; Cvitsville Township; E. Youngstown; taken on 21 Jan 1920; Page 174B;
Family #305/406.
Listed as Don Gilkerson; age 2 yrs, 6 mons; born in OH; in household of father, Thomas J. Gilkerson.
2. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Davy; taken on 4 Apr 1930; page 41A; Image 11 of
57; Family #100/110.
Listed as DonaldGilkerson; age 12; born in WV; in household of father, Thomas J. Gilkerson.
3. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Erin; E.D. 24-40; taken on 18 Apr 1940; Page 790A;
Image 19 of 46; Household #118.
Listed as Donald Gilkerson; age 23; born in OH; single; 7th grade education; lived in McDowell Co,
WV on 1 Apr 1935; loader in coal mine; in household of father, Thomas J. Gilkerson.


Andrew Jackson Gilkerson

1. 1900 Census, Lawrence Co, KY; District #7; Rockcastle; taken on 18 Jun 1900; Page 181A; Image
11 of 16; Family #96/96.
Listed as Jackson Gelkison; age 49; born in Sep 1850 in KY; married for 25 yrs; farmer; head of household.


Martha Hamlin

1. 1900 Census, Lawrence Co, KY; District #7; Rockcastle; taken on 18 Jun 1900; Page 181A; Image
11 of 16; Family #96/96.
Listed as Marth Gelkison; age 49; born in Apr 1855 in KY; married for 25 yrs; 9 children; 8 living; in
household of husband, Andrew J. Gilkerson.


Florence Gilkerson

1. 1900 Census, Lawrence Co, KY; District #7; Rockcastle; taken on 18 Jun 1900; Page 181A; Image
11 of 16; Family #96/96.
Listed as Florence Gelkison; age21; born in Nov 1878 in OH; married 4 yrs; in household of father,
Andrew J. Gilkerson.


William Gilkerson

1. 1900 Census, Lawrence Co, KY; District #7; Rockcastle; taken on 18 Jun 1900; Page 181A; Image
11 of 16; Family #96/96.
Listed as William Gelkison; age 19; born in May 1881 in OH; farm laborer;; in household of father,
Andrew J. Gilkerson.


James B. Gilkerson

1. 1900 Census, Lawrence Co, KY; District #7; Rockcastle; taken on 18 Jun 1900; Page 181A; Image
11 of 16; Family #96/96.
Listed as James B. Gelkison; age 9; born in Apr 1891 in KY; in household of father, Andrew J. Gilkerson.


Emma Gilkerson

1. 1900 Census, Lawrence Co, KY; District #7; Rockcastle; taken on 18 Jun 1900; Page 181A; Image
11 of 16; Family #96/96.
Listed as Emma Gelkison; age 4; born in Sep 1895 in KY; in household of father, Andrew J. Gilkerson.


Richard Hughes

1. 1910 Census, Pittsylvania Co, VA; Chatham District; taken on 11 May 1910; Page 125B; Image 61 of 75;
Family #242/240.
Listed as Richard Hughs; age 57; born in VA; widowed; black; laborer; working out; in household of
son-in-law, Thomas Giles.


Robert Gilkerson

1. 1900 Census, Lawrence Co, KY; District #7; Rockcastle; taken on 18 Jun 1900; Page 181A; Image
11 of 16; Family #96/96.
Listed as Robert Gelkison; age 7; born in May 1893 in KY; in household of father, Andrew J. Gilkerson.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1914); Page 317; WV Archives Web Site.
Robert Gilkerson; age 22; born in Lawrence Co, KY; single; miner; living at Twin Branch, WV; son of
Jack and Martha; married on 28 Jul 1914 in Welch, WV; Blanche Amern; age 19; born in Wythe Co, VA;
single; daughter of John and Mary.
3. McDowell Co, WV; WW I Draft Registration Card #223; 5 Jun 1917; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Robert Gilkerson; age 24; born 17 May 1893 in Gallip (sp?), KY; living at Maitland, WV; miner; employed
by Houston Coll. Co, Maitland, WV; married; dependent wife and child; medium height and build; light
gray eyes and brown hair.
4. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #'56 014377; WV Archives Web Site.
Robert Gilkerson; age 64; born 17 May 1892 in Louisa, KY; married; retired; SS# 236-07-1731;; living at
Big Sandy, WV; son of unknown parents; died 18 Oct 1956 in Grace Hospital, Welch, WV; due to acute
coronary occlusion, recurrent; buried 22 Oct 1956 in Iaeger Memorial/
5. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 3 Dec 2013.
Robert Gilkerson; born 17 May 1892; died 18 Oct 1956; buried here; headstone photo shown.


Blanche Amburn

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1914); Page 317; WV Archives Web Site.
Robert Gilkerson; age 22; born in Lawrence Co, KY; single; miner; living at Twin Branch, WV; son of
Jack and Martha; married on 28 Jul 1914 in Welch, WV; Blanche Amern; age 19; born in Wythe Co, VA;
single; daughter of John and Mary.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #'71 019556; WV Archives Web Site.
Blanch Gilkerson; age 78; born 6 Jun 1893 in VA; widow; housewife; living at 93 1/2 McDowell Street,
Welch, WV; daughter of John and Mary Chambers; died 26 Dec 1971 in Doctors Memorial Hospital,
Welch, WV; die to carcinoma of vulva with metastases; buried 29 Dec 1971 in Iaeger Memorial Cemetery,
Roderfield, WV; informant, James Gilkerson, Coalwood, WV.
3. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 3 Dec 2013.
Blanchet Gilkerson; born 5 Jun 1894; died 26 Dec 1971; buried here; headstone photo shown.


Mary Catherine Gilkerson

1. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 25 Dec 2013.
Mary Catherine Gilkerson; born 21 Apr 1924; died 10 Jul 1998; buried here; headstone photo shown;
"THE LORD IS MY SHEPHERD".


Robert Lee Gilkerson

1. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #13619; WV Archives Web Site.
Robert Lee Gilkerson; age 1 mon, 9 days; born 27 Aug 1931 in Kimball, WV; son of Robert and Blanche
(Chambers) Gilkerson; died 6 Oct 1931 at Kimball, WV; due to oleo (sp?) colitis; buried 7 Oct 1931 at
Kimball, WV; informant, Robert Gilkerson, Kimball, WV.


Legree Hairston

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1934); Page 62; WV Archives Web Site.
Legree Hairston; age 22; born in IL; single; black; miner; living at Vallscreek, WV; son of Atlrel and
Nettie; married on 2 jan 1934 at Welch, WV; Janie Gilchrist; age 22; born in Forsyth Co, NC; single;
black; living at Hartwell, WV; daughter of Porter and Sallie.


Janie Gilchrist

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Pantherl; taken on 9 Apr 1930; Page 178B; Image
12 of 56; Family #120/120.
Listed as Jennie Gilchrist; age 18; born in SC; Negro; single; in household of father, Robert P.
Gilchrist.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1934); Page 62; WV Archives Web Site.
Legree Hairston; age 22; born in IL; single; black; miner; living at Vallscreek, WV; son of Atlrel and
Nettie; married on 2 jan 1934 at Welch, WV; Janie Gilchrist; age 22; born in Forsyth Co, NC; single;
black; living at Hartwell, WV; daughter of Porter and Sallie.