McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV; Families and Individuals

Notes


Robert Ross

1. Mercer Co, WV; Marriage Registry; Vol #__(1937); Page 86; Line #33; WV Archives Web Site.
Robert Ross; age 44; born in SC; widowed; colored; living in Bluefield, WV; married on 6 May 1937
in Bluefield, WV; Belle Phar; age 37; born in NC; single; colored; living at Bluefield, WV.


Belle Phar

1. 1920 Cencus, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Panther; taken on 13 ___1920; Page 264;
Image 23 of 43; Family #236/240.
Listed as Belle Phar; age 30; born in NC; black; no listed occupaption; head of single person
household.
2. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Welch; 15 Main Line of N&W Railroad;
taken on 8 Apr 1930; Page 254A; Image 15 0f 21; Family #125/152.
Listed as Belle Phar; age 30; born in NC; divorced; Negro; maid; day work; head of household
2. Mercer Co, WV; Marriage Registry; Vol #__(1937); Page 86; Line #33; WV Archives Web Site.
Robert Ross; age 44; born in SC; widowed; colored; living in Bluefield, WV; married on 6 May 1937
in Bluefield, WV; Belle Phar; age 37; born in NC; single; colored; living at Bluefield, WV.


Rufus Mitchell

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1934); Page 59; WV Archives Web Site.
Rufus Mitchell; age 25; born in Jefferson Co, AL; single; black; miner; living at Hemphill, WV;
son of Robert and Samonthia; married on 29 Sep 1934 at Welch, WV; Bertha Tucker; age 19;
born in McDowell Co, WV; single; black; daughter of ____ and Belle.


Bertha Mae Tucker

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Welch; 15 Main Line of N&W Railroad;
taken on 8 Apr 1930; Page 254A; Image 15 0f 21; Family #125/152.
Listed as Bertha Tucker; age 14; born in WV; Negro; in household of mother, Belle Phar Tucker.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1934); Page 59; WV Archives Web Site.
Rufus Mitchell; age 25; born in Jefferson Co, AL; single; black; miner; living at Hemphill, WV;
son of Robert and Samonthia; married on 29 Sep 1934 at Welch, WV; Bertha Tucker; age 19;
born in McDowell Co, WV; single; black; daughter of ____ and Belle.
3. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Big Sandy; E.D. 24-36; taken on 27 Apr
1940; Page 738B; Image 36 of 48; Household #302.
Listed as Bertha Mitchell; age 24; born in WV; married; Negro; 4 yrs HS education; lived at Hemphill,
WV on 1 Apr 1935; seamstress on WPA project; in household of brother (half-brother), Robert Ross.
4. United States Public Records, 1970-2009; LDS Web Site.
"Name Bertha Mae Lacy
Residence Date 01 Jun 1996
Residence Place Roderfield, West Virginia, United States
Birth Date 04 Jul 1915
Phone Number..."
"...Phone Number Recorded Date 29 Oct 2007
Address X Bo (sic, Box) 502
Address Continued Roderfield, West Virginia 24881
Address Date 01 Jun 1996
2nd Address 187 PO Box
2nd Address Continued Roderfield, West Virginia 24881
2nd Address Date 01 Jan 1990-29 Oct 2007
Possible Relatives Catherine T Lacy, Eugene Thomas Lacy, Gwendoyln L Lacy, Lewis Lacy Sr..."
5. U.S., Obituary Collection, 1930-2015' Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Bertha Mae Tucker Ross Mitchell Lacy
Gender: Female
Age at Death: 99
Birth Date: 4 Jul 1915
Birth Place: Hemphill, McDowell, West Virginia, USA
Residence (at time of death): Roderfield, West Virginia, USA
Death Date: 10 Nov 2014
Obituary Date: 13 Nov 2014
Spouse: Pamela
Parents: Mr Willie Tucker
Children: Delores and Willie Belle; Gloria M. Stewart of Gary, WV, Genoa L. Sosa of New York City, NY, Glen Jean Tee of Welch, WV, Gwendolyn Lacy of..."
6. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 25 Dec 2013.
Lewis Lacy; born in 1906 (differs from Ref #1) died in 1993; buried here; double headstone photo shown
with wife, Bertha Mae. "GONE BUT NOT FORGOTTEN".
(There is no death date for her. She may not be buried here)


Rufus Rosebud Mitchell

1. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #'62 014264; WV Archives Web Site.
Rufus Rosebud Mitchell; born 29 Jul 1937 at Hemphill. WV; never married; Negro; construction worker;
served in military from 1956 to 1958; living at Hensley, WV; son of Rufus and Betha (sic, Bertha) (Mucker,
sic, Tucker) Mitchell; died 7 Oct 1962 on US Highway 19, Elkhorn Mountain in McDowell Co, WV; due to
stab wound to abdomen puncturing the right femoral artery; homicide; buried 10 Oct 1962 in Iaeger Memorial
Cemetery, Roderfield, WV; informant, Bertha Lacey, Hensley, WV.
2. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 28 Dec 2013.
Rufus R. Mitchell; born 29 Jul 1937; died 7 Oct 1962; buried here; grave marked photo shown;
"WEST VIRGINIA * PFC 12 INFANTRY".


Belle Phar

1. 1920 Cencus, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Panther; taken on 13 ___1920; Page 264;
Image 23 of 43; Family #236/240.
Listed as Belle Phar; age 30; born in NC; black; no listed occupaption; head of single person
household.
2. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Welch; 15 Main Line of N&W Railroad;
taken on 8 Apr 1930; Page 254A; Image 15 0f 21; Family #125/152.
Listed as Belle Phar; age 30; born in NC; divorced; Negro; maid; day work; head of household
2. Mercer Co, WV; Marriage Registry; Vol #__(1937); Page 86; Line #33; WV Archives Web Site.
Robert Ross; age 44; born in SC; widowed; colored; living in Bluefield, WV; married on 6 May 1937
in Bluefield, WV; Belle Phar; age 37; born in NC; single; colored; living at Bluefield, WV.


Clarence Robert Lacy

1. NC Death Certificates, 1909-1976; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Clarence Robert Lacy; age 21; born 27 Nov 1950 in WV; married; Negro; husband of Colleen Kay Lacy; radio
operator; H&S Co, 3rd BN Eight Marines; SS #232-80-4511; living at Camp Lejeune, Onslow Co, NC son of
Lewis and Bertha Mae Lacy; died 28 May 1971; DOA Lenore Memorial Hospital, Kinston, NC; due to massive
subarachnoid hemorrhage suffered in auto accident; passenger in POA which struck a pulpwood truck headon;
body removed 30 May 1971
2. U.S., Department of Veterans Affairs BIRLS Death File, 1850-2010; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Clarence Lacy
Gender: Male
Birth Date: 27 Nov 1950
Death Date: 28 May 1971
SSN: 232804511
Branch 1: M
Enlistment Date 1: 18 Dec 1969
Release Date 1: 28 May 1971"
3. Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Clarence Robert Lacy
SSN: 232-80-4511
BORN: 27 Nov 1950
Died: 28 May 1971
State (Year) SSN issued: North Carolina or West Virginia (1965)..."
4. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 25 Dec 2013.
Clarence Robert Lacy; born 27 Nov 1950; died 28 May 1971; buried here; gravemarker photo shown;
"WEST VIRGINIA * L CPL H&S CO 8 MAR 2 MAR DIV * VIETNAM"


Crockett Harrison Stone

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1943); WV Archives Web Site.
Crockett Harrison Stone; age 19; born and living at Bartley, WV; single; married on 12 Jul 1943 at
home of the bride; Viola Nelson; age 18; born at War, WV; singel; living at Bartley, WV; with consent
of Mat Stone, father of Crockett Stone and Sidney Blevins; mother of Viola Nelson.


Viola Kathleen Nelson

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; Yukon; taken 22 Apr 1930; Page 62A; Image 64
of 89; Family #71/74.
Listed as Viola Nelson; age 3; born in WV; in household of father, William Nelson.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1943); WV Archives Web Site.
Crockett Harrison Stone; age 19; born and living at Bartley, WV; single; married on 12 Jul 1943 at
home of the bride; Viola Nelson; age 18; born at War, WV; singel; living at Bartley, WV; with consent
of Mat Stone, father of Crockett Stone and Sidney Blevins; mother of Viola Nelson.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1953); WV Archives Web Site.
Andy Kulchar, Jr; age 33; born in Newhall, WV; divorced; living at Warriormine, WV;
married on 7 Feb 1953 at Yukon, WV; Viola Kathleen Nelson; age 25; born and living
at Warriormine, WV; divorced.
4. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Grandview Memory Gardens, Bluefield, Tazewell Co, VA; submitted by
Vernon Miller; 4 Dec 2015.
Viola Kathleen Kulchar; born 4 Mar 1927; died 3 Dec 2015; buried here; no grave marker photo
shown.
Additional Information Posted:
"Viola Kathleen Kulchar, age 88 of Tazewell, VA died Thursday, December 3, 2015 at her home. Born March 4, 1927 at Atwell, WV she was a daughter of the late William Nelson and Sidney Hicks Nelson Blevins. She was of the holiness faith. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by two sons, Newman Robert Stone and Andy Kulchar, IV; one daughter, Anna Price; two brothers, Clarence Nelson and Brud Blevins; two sisters, Geraldine Blevins and Blanche Day.

"She is survived by two daughters, Margaret Moore and husband, Mike of Tazewell, VA and Kay Curtis of North Tazewell, VA; brother, James Blevins of Stuart, VA; thirteen grandchildren, Melissa Kroll, Melanie Moore, Angie Kulchar, Michelle Addair, Keisha Cole, J.L. Blankenship, Jerry Blankenship, Michael Curtis, David Curtis, Camille Beers, Matthew Curtis, Ellery Curtis, and Christina Blankenship; twenty great grandchildren; special friend and caregiver, Frances Barnes of Tazewell, VA.

"Funeral services will be conducted at 2 PM Sunday, December 6, 2015 at Peery & St. Clair Funeral Home in Tazewell, VA with the Reverend Kenny Fields officiating. Burial will follow at Grandview Memory Gardens in Bluefield, VA. Family and friends will serve as pallbearers.

"The family will receive friends at the funeral home one hour prior to the service Sunday."


Family links:
Children:
Andy Kulchar (1950 - 2012)*

*Calculated relationship..."


Golda Kulchar

1.1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; Caretta; Popular Point Rd; taken on 5 Apr 1930;
Page 89A; Image 7 of 29; Family #57/59.
Listed as Goldstien Kulchar; male (sic, female); age 19 (sic); born in WV; in household of father, Andrew Kulchar.
2. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; Caretta; E.D. 24-17; taken on 1 May 1940; Page
311B; Image 4 of 64; Household #28.
Listed as Goldie Kulchar; age 18; born in WV; single; 4 yrs HS education; lived in same house on
1 Apr 1935; waitress in restaurant; in household of father, Andrew Kulchar.


Lillian Kulchar

1.1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; Caretta; Popular Point Rd; taken on 5 Apr 1930;
Page 89A; Image 7 of 29; Family #57/59.
Listed as Lilliam Kulchar; age 3; born in WV; in household of father, Andrew Kulchar.
2. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; Caretta; E.D. 24-17; taken on 1 May 1940; Page
311B; Image 4 of 64; Household #28.
Listed as Lillian Kulchar; age 12; born in WV; 6th grade education; attending school; lived in
same house on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Andrew Kulchar.