McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families

Notes


Joseph Czene "Joe" Senic Sr

1. Hungary, Select Reformed Church Christenings, 1624-1895; Ancestry.com.
Jozsef Czene; Baptized 10 Feb 1878 in Ibrany, Szabolcs, Hungary; parents, Jozsef and Maria (Gerak) Czene.
2. NY Passenger Lists. 1820-1957; Page 139; Line #8; Ancestry.com Wen Site.
Jozsef Czene; age 26; born in Hungary; last residence Ibrany (Hungary); sailed from port of Fiume
(Rijka, Croatia) on 1 Sep 1904; arrived in port of NY on 15 Sep 1904 aboard S.S. Pannonia; in steerage;
married; farm laborer; can read and write; in good health; final destination, Coaldale, WV; to join brother-in-law,
Csche Balurt (sp?) in Coaldale, WV
3. 1910 Census, Tazewell Co, VA; Maiden Spring District; taken on 14 Apr 1910; Page 242B; Image 10
of 58; Family 90/90.
Listed as Joe Czenc; age 33; born in Hungary; married once for 6 yrs; alien; immigrated to US in 1905;
coal miner; head of household.
4. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; taken on 3 Apr 1930; Page 153A; Image 5 of 59;
Family #34/37.
Listed as Joe Senic; age 46; born in Austria; married at 38; miner; immigrated to US in 1900 (sic); head of
household.
5. McDowell Co, WV; WW II Draft Registration Card #U-461; 27 Apr 1942; LDS Web Site.
Joe Senic; age 64; born 6 Feb 1878 in Hungary; living at War, WV; employed by Jacobs Fork Poca Coal,
Co; person who will always know address, Alex Alitzer, War, WV; 5' 8" tall; 156 lbs; brown eyes; gray hair;
ruddy complexion.
6. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #'61 008000; WV Archives Web Site.
Joe Senic (Joseph Czene typed in above); age 83; born in Hungary in Feb 1878; married; living at War, WV'
coal miner; SS#233-22-5661; son of unknown parents; died 30 Jun 1961 in Grace Hospital, Welch, WV due
to a myocardial infarction; buried 3 jul 1961 in Hankins Cemetery, Richlands, VA.
7. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Hankins Cemetery, Richlands, Tazewell Co, VA; submitted by Joyce Patrick;
2 Dec 2013.
Joseph Czene Senic; born in 1878 in Hungary; died Jul 1961 in War, McDowell Co, WV; buried here; death
certificate and obit shown; no grave marker photo shown.
"Richlands News Progress"; Richlands, VA; uly 6, 1961; Newspaper Obit.
"Joseph C. Senic, age 83, of War, W.Va., died in a Welch hospital Saturday morning.

"He was born in Budapest (sic, Ibrany), Hungary, coming to America at the age of 18 years. He followed the
vocation of mining until ill health forced his retirement 21 years ago. He was a member of the UMWA, Local
No. 7173 of Jacobs Fork Coal Co.

"He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Ona Allen Senic; eight children, Mrs. Ona Whitt of Caretta, W. Va., Mrs. Martha
Hall of Morehead, Ky., Mrs. Mary McHaffey of New Smyrna, Fla., Mrs. Julia Enscore of War, W. Va., Mrs. Virginia
Christian of War, W. Va., Joe Senic of Cedar Bluff, Steve Senic of Galax, Va., and George Senic of Alpena, W. Va.;
and several grandchildren.

"Funeral services were held from the home of his daughter, Mrs. Virginia Christian, in War, W. Va. Burial was in the
Hankins Cemetery, Richlands.


Ona Mae Allen

1. 1910 Census, Tazewell Co, VA; Maiden Spring District; taken on 6 May 1910; Page 265B; Image 55
of 58; Family #379.
Listed as Owney M. Allen; age 9; born in VA; in household of father, William R. Allen
2. 1920 Census, Tazewell Co, VA; Maiden Spring District; Jewell Ridge; taken on 9 Jan 1920; Page 231A;
Image 20 of 65; Family #176/177.
Listed as Owney Allen; age 18; born in VA; single; in household of father, William R. Allen.
3. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; taken on 3 Apr 1930; Page 153A; Image 5 of 59;
Family #34/37.
Listed as Ona Senic; age 29; born in VA; married at 21; in household of husband, Joseph Senic.
4. Fairfax Co, VA: Death Certificate #73-009491; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Ona Mae Senic; age 71; born 26 Mar 1901 in Jewell Ridge, VA; widow of Joseph Senic; living at 3612
Embassy Lane, Fairfax, VA; daughter of Riley and Mary (Jewell) Allen; died 19 Mar 1973 in the Fairfax
Hospital, Falls Church, VA; due to a myocardial infarction; buried (no date) in National Memorial Park,
Falls Church, VA; informant, Mrs. Ronald Bowling.


Ruby Ball

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1935); Page 74; WV Archives Web Site.


Edna Earl Kingrey

1. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #6438; WV Archives Web Site.
Edna Earl Kingrea; age 7 yrs, 1 mon, 21 days; born 2 Apr 1935 at Roderfield, WV; living at English, WV;
daughter of Earl and Ruby (Ball) Kingrea; died 23 May 1942 in Welch, WV; due to concusion of brain and
crushing of chest; hit by N&W train; informant Earl Kingrae, English, WV.
2. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 24 Feb 2014.
Edna Earl Kingrea; born 2 Apr 1936 at Roderfield, WV; died 23 May 1942 at Welch, WV; buried here; double
headstone photo shown with Laverne Gibson, born in 1933; died in 1942; with personal photos on headstone;
"A LITTLE BUD OF LOVE".
(These where two girls apparently died together)


Grace Hicks

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1948); Page 64; WV Archives Web Site.
Harkless Gibson; age 39; born in Hensley, WV; divorced; living at Davy, WV; married on 25 Jul 1948
at Welch, WV; Grace Mills; age 45; born in KY; divorced; living at Welch, WV.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #'73 002254; WV Archives Web Site via LDS Web Site.
Grace Gibson; age 77; born in Dec 1895; marrid; wife of Harkless Gibson; living at Welch, WV; daughter
of Easter Hicks and unknown mother; died 7 Jan 1973 in Doctors Memorial Hospital, Welch, WV; due to
coronary thrombosis; buried 10 Jan 1973 in Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, WV.


Ed Cline

1. Mingo Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1906); Page 70; WV Archives Web Site.
Ed Cline; age 23; born in _______; single; living in Mingo Co, WV; son of ______; married on
15 Jan 1906 at Wharncliffe, WV; Corbie Justice; age 18; born in ______; single; daughter of
James and Thersa Justice.


Corbie Ellen Justice

1. Mingo Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1906); Page 70; WV Archives Web Site.
Ed Cline; age 23; born in _______; single; living in Mingo Co, WV; son of ______; married on
15 Jan 1906 at Wharncliffe, WV; Corbie Justice; age 18; born in ______; single; daughter of
James and Thersa Justice.


Florence Ball

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1924); Page 136; WV Archives Web Site.
Onnie Gibson; age 24; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; rail roader; living at Wilmore, WV; son of
Arvid and Cosby; married on 3 Jul 1924 at Wilmore, WV; Florence Ball; age 17; born in Buchanan
Co, VA; single; daughter of Columbus and Mary.
2. Illinois, Cook County Deaths, 1878-1994; LDS Web Site.
"Name Florence Gibson
Event Type Death
Event Date 12 Jun 1972
Event Place Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States
Address 5134 South Millard
Gender Female
Age 65
Marital Status Widowed
Race White
Occupation Homemaker
Birth Date 29 Apr 1907
Birthplace , , Virginia
Funeral Home Broda Funeral Home
Burial Date 17 Jun 1972
Burial Place Roderfield, , Virginia
Cemetery Iager Memorial
Informant's Name Nathan Geraths..."
3. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 9 Mar 2014.
Florence Gibson; born 29 Apr 1907; died 12 Jun 1972; buried here; headstone photo shown;.


Laverne Gibson

1. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #6426; WV Archives Web Site.
Laverne Gibson; age 9 yrs, 2 days; born 21 May 1933 at Wilmore, WV; school girl; living at Mohegan,
WV; daughter of Ira Onnie and Florence (Ball) Gibson; died 23 May 1932 at Mohegan, WV; compound
fracture of skull; hit by train on RR bridge; buried 26 May 1942 in Iaeger Memorial, Roderfield, WV; informant,
I.O. Gibson, Mohegan, WV.
2. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 24 Feb 2014.
Laverne Gibson; born 21 May 1933 at Wilmore, WV; died 23 May 1942 at Mohegan, WV; buried here; double
headstone photo shown with Edna Earl Kingrea; with personal photos on headstone.
"Laverne died from injuries sustained when hit by a train"; "Father: Ira Onnie Gidson; Mother: Florence Ball."


Cecil John "Jay" Gibson Sr

1. Dodd-Payne-Hess Funeral Home; Fayetteville, WV; Posted Obit.
"FAYETTEVILLE – Cecil John Gibson, Sr., 80, went home to be with the Lord and his departed loved ones on Saturday, May 19, 2012 at Bowyers Hospice House, Beckley.
Born on April 2, 1932 in Pikeville, KY, he was the son of the late William Gibson (Nov 1951) and Nora Belle Ratliff Gibson (Nov. 1971).
"Cecil was a devoted member of Cotton Hill Missionary Baptist Church and a member of the UMWA. He was a retired WV coal miner and retired from Central Appalachian Coal Company. In retirement he loved to work in the church, cut grass, and spend time with his grandchildren.
"Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by his son, David Allen Gibson; granddaughter, Carrie Ann Myles; sisters, Faye, Kelsey and Velsey, and Alberta; and brothers, Kit, Lloyd, Jim, Sid, Carlos, and Johnny.
Left to cherish many wonderful memories are his wife of 56 years, Maxine Kincaid Gibson; two sons, Cecil John Gibson, Jr. and wife, Vickie of Fayetteville, and Randall Lee Gibson and wife, Tammy of Beckley; daughters, Nora Belle Myles and husband, Rick of Fayetteville, and Stella Mae Blake and husband, Eddie of Fayetteville; sister, Glema Rupert of Toledo, Ohio; eight grandchildren: Tracy, Rick, Matthew, Tyler, Brandon, Brittany, Ethan, and Hannah; five great-grandchildren: Landon, Kaelan, Evan, Hope, Ricky; and a host of other family and friends.
"Funeral services will be 11 AM, Tuesday, May 22, 2012 at Cotton Hill Missionary Baptist Church, Beckwith, with Pastor Danny Sears officiating. Entombment will follow at High Lawn Memorial Park and Mausoleum, Oak Hill...."


Bernard Lee Gibson

1. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by Pattie
Greene; 31 Dec 2015.
Bernard Lee Gibson; born 20 Sep 1950; died 29 Dec 2015; buried here; no grave marker photo show; personal
photo shown
"Bernard Lee Gibson, 65, of Iaeger , WV, passed away Tuesday, December 29, 2015, at Welch Community Hospital in Welch, WV.

"Bernard was born September 20, 1950, a son of the late Shirley Willard Gibson, Sr. (1916-2003) and Josephine Leona Smith-Gibson (1915-1998). He formerly worked at the Dairy Bar in Iaeger, the Industrial News in Iaeger, Jimmy's Supermarket in Roderfield, and was a Security Guard for Pinkerton.

"In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by three brothers, Shirley Willard Gibson, Jr. (1935-Deceased), Lawrence "Hoot" Earling Gibson (1937-2007), and Howard Gibson (1954-1974); a sister-in-law, Shirley Osborne-Gibson (1938-Deceased), a nephew John Gibson (Deceased) and his first wife and mother of his child, Theodosia H. Edwards-Gibson (1958-1978).

"Survivors include his wife, Erma Gibson of the home; one daughter, Heather Gibson-Waddell and husband Jarrod of Kernersville, NC; one granddaughter, Hannah Waddell of Kernersville, NC; two sisters, Drema Gibson of Golden Harvest in Welch, WV, and Darlene Gibson-Vance an husband James of Sandy Huff; three brothers, James Gibson and wife Marlene of Huff Creek, Jack Gibson and wife Chea of Union, WV, and Don Gibson and wife Annie of Galax, VA; a sister-in-law, Shelby Jean England-Gibson (B. 1939) of Sandy Huff; and numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

"Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday, January 5, 2016, at 11 o'clock with Reverend Gary Walker and Reverend Teddy Vance officiating at the Chapel of Fanning Funeral Home in Iaeger, WV. Burial will follow in Iaeger Memorial Cemetery at Roderfield, WV. ..."


James Branty Gibson Sr

1. 1900 Census, Mingo Co, WV; Stafford District; taken on 14 Jun 1900; Page 235B; Image 8 of 41;
Family #65/65.
Listed as James B.Gibson; age 6; born in WV in Apr 1894; in household of father, William Gibson.
2. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Huff Creek District; taken on 10 May 1910; Page 257B; Image 16 of 17;
Family #134/137.
Listed as James Branty Gibson; age 16; born in WV; in household of father, William Gibson.
3. McDowell Co, WV WW I Draft Registration Card #3798; 5 Jun 1917; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Branty Gibson; age 22; born 6 Apr 1894 in Iaeger WV; single; section laborer for N&W Railway
at Iaeger, WV; dependent 4 brothers and 1 sister; tall with stout build; blue eyes and light hair.
4. Mingo Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1917); Page 324; WV Archives Web Site.
J.B. Gibson; age 22; born in Wyoming Co, WV; single; section foreman on railroad; living at
Iaeger, WV; son of William and Mary Gibson; married on 31 Dec 1917 at Glen Alum, WV; Minnie
Martin; age 21; born in Mingo Co, WV; single; daughter of Frank and Martha Martin.
5. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Panther; taken on 8 Apr 1930; Page 180A;
Image 15 of 56; Family #152/152.
Listed as J.B. Gibson; age 35; born in WV; married at 22; staks lumber in saw mill; head of household.
6. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Sandy Huff; E.D. 24-57; taken on 1 May 1940;
Page 1116A; Image 67 of 74; Household #568.
Listed as James B. Gibson; age 45; born in WV; married; 6th grade education; lived in Mingo Co, WV
on 1 Apr 1935; railroad laborer; head of household.
7. McDowell Co, WV; WW II Draft Registration Card #U-1193; 27 Apr 1942; Ancestry.com Web Site.
James Branty Gibson; age 50; born 6 Apr 1892 in Baileysville, WV; living at Roderfield, WV; employed by
Scott Groseclose, Hemphill, WV at Roderfield, WV; person who will always know address, Minnie Gibson,
Roderfield, WV; 6'3" tall; 268 lbs; blue eyes; gray hair; ruddy complexion; right eye bad.
8. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #6123; WV Archives Web Site.
James Branty Gibson; age 61; born 6 Apr 1894 ai Iaeger, WV (sic, Baileysville, WV); married; living at
rural Iaeger, WV; coal miner; son of William and Mary (England) Gibson; died 13 Apr 1955 at Iaeger,
WV; due to a coronary thrombosis; buried 15 Apr 1955 at Sandy Huff, WV; informant, J.B. Gibson, Jr.
9. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: James B Gibson
SSN: 236091282
Gender: Male
Birth Date: 6 Apr 1894
Birth Place: McDowell CO, West Virginia
Father Name: William M Gibson
Mother Name: Mary England
Death Date: 13 Apr 1955
Claim Date: 23 May 1955
Type of Claim: Death Claim
Notes: 23 May 1955: Name listed as JAMES B GIBSON..."
10. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Martin Cemetery, Sandy Huff, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by Modfreak;
31 Mar 2011.
James Branty Gibson; born 6 Apr 1894; died 13 Apr 1955; buried here; no grave marker photo shown.


James Branty Gibson Jr

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Panther; taken on 8 Apr 1930; Page 180A;
Image 15 of 56; Family #152/152.
Listed as J.B. Gibson, Jr; age 8; born in WV; in household of father, James B. Gibson.
2. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Sandy Huff; E.D. 24-57; taken on 1 May 1940;
Page 1116A; Image 67 of 74; Household #568.
Listed as James B. Gibson, Jr; age 18; born in WV; single; 8th grade education; lived in Mingo Co, WV
on 1 Apr 1935; coal miner; in household of father, James B. Gibson.


Jesse P. Gibson

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Panther; taken on 8 Apr 1930; Page 180A;
Image 15 of 56; Family #152/152.
Listed as J.P.Gibson; age 6; born in WV; in household of father, James B. Gibson.
2. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Sandy Huff; E.D. 24-57; taken on 1 May 1940;
Page 1116AB Image 68 of 74; Household #568.
Listed as Jesse P. Gibson; age 16; born in WV; single; 1 yr HS education; attending school; lived in Mingo Co, WV
on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, James B. Gibson.