McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV; Families and Individuals

Notes


Herbert Christian

1. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Panther; taken on 12/13 Jan 1920; Page 263A;
Family #216/219.
Listed as Herbert Christian; age 6; born in WV; in household of father, Noah Christian.
2. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; taken on 18 Apr 1930; Page 210A;
Family #139/140.
Listed as Herbert Christian; age 16; born in WV; in household of father, Noah Christian.
3. "The Heritage of McDowell County WV, 1858-1995"; 1995; "Andrew Larkin Christian, Miner" article;
Page 118; submitted by Lois Christian, Manassas, VA.
4. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1937); Page 47; WV Archives Web Site.
Herbert Christian; born 24 Apr 1914 at Coalwood, WV; living at Panther, WV; son of Maggie and
Noah Christian; married on 3 Jul 1937 at Panther, WV; Ethel Hagy; born 8 Jun 1918; living at
Panther, WV; daughter of Lotty and Charles Hagy.


Ethel Hagy

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; taken on 22 Apr 1930; Page 213A; Family #188.
Listed as Ethel Hagy; age 9; born in WV; in household of father, Charles W. Hagy.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1937); Page 47; WV Archives Web Site.
Herbert Christian; born 24 Apr 1914 at Coalwood, WV; living at Panther, WV; son of Maggie and
Noah Christian; married on 3 Jul 1937 at Panther, WV; Ethel Hagy; born 8 Jun 1918; living at
Panther, WV; daughter of Lotty and Charles Hagy.


Ernest Roger Vance

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1963); Page 297; WV Archives Web Site.
Ernest Roger Vance; age 19; born at Panther, WV; single; living at Iaeger, WV; married on
1 Jul 1963 at Panther, WV; Freda Christian; age 18; born and living at Panther, WV; with
consent of Mary Jean and Ernest Vance, parents of Ernest Roger Vance; and Ethel Christian
mother, father deceased, of Freda Christian.


Freda Christian

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1963); Page 297; WV Archives Web Site.
Ernest Roger Vance; age 19; born at Panther, WV; single; living at Iaeger, WV; married on
1 Jul 1963 at Panther, WV; Freda Christian; age 18; born and living at Panther, WV; with
consent of Mary Jean and Ernest Vance, parents of Ernest Roger Vance; and Ethel Christian
mother, father deceased, of Freda Christian.
2. Fanning Funeral Home; Iaeger, WV; Posted Obit.
"Freda Christian Vance, 71, of Iaeger, WV, went to be with the Lord on May 20, 2016, while surrounded by her loving family and friends.
"Freda was born May 6, 1945, in Panther, WV, a daughter of the late Herbert and Ethel Christian. She was a devoted Christian who attended Chruch at the Johnny Cake Church of the Living God. She enjoyed her time in church and spending time with her family. Her strong will to live, unwavering faith in God, and the love and prayers of family and friends, carried her through her illness.
"In addition to her parents, Freda was preceded in death by a brother, Robert Christian and a sister Emogene Christian.
"Survivors include one son, Richard Vance and wife Crystal of Panther, WV; two daughters, Sherry Burton and husband Marc of Raysal, WV and Drema Rash and husband Dereck of Iaeger, WV; one granddaughter, Jordan "Richi" Lawson and husband Chris of Beckley, WV; one grandson Shay Bryant and wife Tiffany of Raysal, WV; one great grandson, Easton Bryant of Raysal, WV and one great granddaughter, arriving soon, Krislyn Lawson of Beckley, WV ; four brothers, Denver Christian and wife Sandy of Hiram, OH, Clinton Chandler and wife Theresa of Long Island, NY, Johnny Christian of Panther, WV and William "Tootie" Hagy and wife Gail of Panther, WV; three sisters, Arlene Carlomango of Lake Grove, NY, Rita Ratliff of Panther, WV, and Maggie Whitt and husband Greg of Hurley, VA; one sister in law, Janet Christian of Madison, NC; and many special friends.
"Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday, May 24, 2016 at1 o'clock with Pastor Clinton Jackson officiating at the Chapel of Fanning Funeral Home in Iaeger, WV. Burial will follow in the Vance Cemetery at Litwar, WV...."


Amos Hess

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage records; Vol #__(1933); Page 343; WV Archives Web Site.
Amos Hess; age 29; born in Russell Co, VA; single; miner; living at Eckman, WV; son of
Henry and Julia Ann; married on 19 Jul 1922 at Northfork, WV; Mary harrison; age 18;
born in Carroll Co, VA; single; daughter of Robert and Loucretia.


Mary Harrison

1. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Eckman; taken on 7/8 Jan 1920;
Page 46A; Image 7 of 50; Family #60/62.
Listed as Mary Harrison; age 14; born in VA; in household of father, Robert L. Harrison.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage records; Vol #__(1933); Page 343; WV Archives Web Site.
Amos Hess; age 29; born in Russell Co, VA; single; miner; living at Eckman, WV; son of
Henry and Julia Ann; married on 19 Jul 1922 at Northfork, WV; Mary harrison; age 18;
born in Carroll Co, VA; single; daughter of Robert and Loucretia.
3. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; Havaco; taken on 5 Apr 1930; Page 8B;
Image 16 of 26; Family #144/155.
Listed as Mary Harrison (sic, Hess); age 25; born in VA; married at 16; in household of
father, Robert L. Harrison.


Eugene Hess

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; Havaco; taken on 5 Apr 1930; Page 8B;
Image 16 of 26; Family #144/155.
Listed as Eugene Hess; age 6; born in WV; in household of grandfather, Robert L. Harrison,
with mother.


George Hess

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; Havaco; taken on 5 Apr 1930; Page 8B;
Image 16 of 26; Family #144/155.
Listed as George Hess; age 4 yrs, 8 mons; born in WV; in household of grandfather, Robert
L. Harrison, with mother.


Michael Swanson Harrison

1. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #12848; WV Archives Web Site.
Michael Swanson Harrison; age 5 days; born 22 Feb 1951 at Caretta, WV; infant son
of Swanson and Clara (Curtin) Harrison; died 27 Feb 1951 at Caretta, WV; due to
hemalytic anemia of the newborn; buried 3 Mar 1951 in Iaeger Memorial; informant
Clara Curtin.
2. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV;
submitted by, B. Walls; 19 Dec 2013.
Michael Swanson Harrison; born 22 feb 1951; died 27 Feb 1951; buried here; headstone
photo Shown.


Robert Lafayette Harrison

1. McDowell Co, WV; WW I Draft Registration Card #4177; 11 Sep 1918; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Robert Lafayette Harrison; age 38; born 1 Jun 1880; living at Eckman, WV; coal miner;
employed by Eureka Coal & Coke Co, Eckman, WV; nearest relative, Lacrecia Harrison,
Eckman, WV; medium height and build; brown eyes and brown hair.
2. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Eckman; taken on 7/8 Jan 1920;
Page 46A; Image 7 of 50; Family #60/62.
Listed as R.L. Harrison; age 39; born in NC; married; coal miner; head of household.
3. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; Havaco; taken on 5 Apr 1930; Page 8B;
Image 16 of 26; Family #144/155.
Listed as Robert L. Harrison; age 49; born in NC; married at 26; coal miner; head of household.
4. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; Havaco; E.D. 24-4; taken on 8 May 1940;
Page 74B; Image 20 of 30; Household #148.
Listed as Loyal Harrison; age 59; born in NC; married; 6th grade education; lived in same house
on 1 Apr 1935; loader in coal mine; head of household.
5. McDowell Co, WV; WW II Draft Registration Card #U-1734; 27 Apr 1942; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Robert Lafayette Harrison; age 61; born 1 Jun 1880 in Ashe Co, NC; living at Havaco, WV;
employed by New River & Pocahontas Cons. Coal Co at Havaco, WV; person who will always know
address, Loucrieta Harrison; 5'8" tall; 170 lbs; brown eyes; gray hair; light complexion.
6. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #9197; WV Archives Web Site.
Robert Layfette (sic, Lafayette) Harrison; age 65 yrs, 1 mon; 13 days; born 1 Jun
1880 at Cramberry, NC (sic, Cranberry, NC); single (sic, married) husband of Lucritia
Murphy, age 58; living at Roderfield, WV; SS#232-18-8161; son of unknown parents;
died 14 Jul 1945 in Welch Emergency Hospital, Welch, WV; due to hypostatic pneumonia;
buried 17 Jul 1945 in Iaeger memorial, Roderfield, WV; informant, Woodrow Harrison,
Roderfield, WV.
7. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted
by; B. Walls; 26 Jun 2014.
R.L. Harrison; born 1 Jun 1880; died 14 Jul 1945; buried here; grave marker photo shown.


Lucretia Murphy

1. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Eckman; taken on 7/8 Jan 1920;
Page 46A; Image 7 of 50; Family #60/62.
Listed as Lucretia Harrison; age 31; born in NC; married; in household of husband, Robert
L. Harrison.
2. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; Havaco; taken on 5 Apr 1930; Page 8B;
Image 16 of 26; Family #144/155.
Listed as Lucrecia Harrison; age 36; born in NC; married at 13; in household of husband,
Robert L. Harrison.
3. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; Havaco; E.D. 24-4; taken on 8 May 1940;
Page 74B; Image 20 of 30; Household #148.
Listed as Lucretia Harrison; age 52; born in NC; married; no education; lived in same house
on 1 Apr 1935; in household of husband, Robert L. Harrison.


Robert Harrison

1. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Eckman; taken on 7/8 Jan 1920;
Page 46A; Image 7 of 50; Family #60/62.
Listed as Robert Harrison; age 7; born in WV; in household of father, Robert L. Harrison.
2. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; Havaco; taken on 5 Apr 1930; Page 8B;
Image 16 of 26; Family #144/155.
Listed as Robert Harrison (absent); age 18; born in WV; single; in household of father, Robert
L. Harrison.


Woodrow Harrison

1. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Eckman; taken on 7/8 Jan 1920;
Page 46A; Image 7 of 50; Family #60/62.
Listed as Woodrow Harrison; age 3 yrs, 10 mons; born in WV; in household of father,
Robert L. Harrison.
2. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; Havaco; taken on 5 Apr 1930; Page 8B;
Image 16 of 26; Family #144/155.
Listed as Woodrow Harrison; age 14; born in WV; in household of father, Robert
L. Harrison.
3. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; Havaco; E.D. 24-4; taken on 8 May 1940;
Page 74B; Image 20 of 30; Household #148.
Listed as Woodrow Harrison; age 23; born in WV; 8th grade education; lived in same house
on 1 Apr 1935; brakeman in coal mine; in household of father, Robert L. Harrison.


Cornelia Harrison

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; Havaco; taken on 5 Apr 1930; Page 8B;
Image 16 of 26; Family #144/155.
Listed as Cornelia Harrison; age 8; born in WV; in household of father, Robert L. Harrison.
2. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; Havaco; E.D. 24-4; taken on 8 May 1940;
Page 74B; Image 20 of 30; Household #148.
Listed as Cornelia Harrison; age 18; born in WV; single; 1 yr HS education; lived in same house
on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Robert L. Harrison.


Esther Elizabeth Harrison

1. U.S. Public Records Index, 1950-1993, Volume 1; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Esther E Bishop
Birth Date: 12 Jun 1930
Residence Date: 1990
Address: 104 N Charter Rd
Residence: Glen Burnie, MD
Postal Code: 21061-1818
2. US Public Records, 1970-2009; LDS Web Site.
"Name Esther E Bishop
Residence Date 01 Dec 1993-13 Nov 2000
Residence Place West Columbia, South Carolina, United States
Birth Date 12 Jun 1930
Phone Number..."
"...Phone Number Recorded Date 01 Jan 2009
Address 216 Darby Way
Address Continued West Columbia, South Carolina 29170
Address Date 01 Dec 1993-13 Nov 2000
2nd Address 318 Ermine Rd # A
2nd Address Continued West Columbia, South Carolina 29170
2nd Address Date 01 Sep 1992-01 Jan 2009
3rd Address 109 Governors Ct Apt G
3rd Address Continued Glen Burnie, Maryland 21061
3rd Address Date 01 Jul 1984
Possible Relatives Bryon P Bishop, Carol A Bishop, Dean Allen Bishop, Harold D Bishop..."
3. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Celestial Memory Gardens, West Columbia, Lexington Co, SC;
submitted by Jujulynn 19 Jul 2014.
Esther Elizabeth Harrison Bishop; born in ____in WV; died 12 Aug 2008 in SC; buried here;
no grave marker photo shown.
"Mrs. Bishop died Tuesday, August 12, 2008.

Born in Norfolk, WV, she was a daughter of the late Frill and Clara Barton Harrison.

Mrs. Bishop was a faithful member of Trinity Baptist Church in Cayce.

She was a regular at the Tri-County Senior Center where she had many dear friends.

It was there that she and William Patterson met and have been close companions since."


Dean Allen Bishop

1. U.S. Public Records Index, 1950-1993, Volume 1; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Dean Allen Bishop
[Dean Bishop]
Birth Date: May 1971
Residence Date: 1992
Phone Number: 755-9525
Address: 3309 River Dr
Residence: Columbia, SC
Postal Code: 29201-1344
Second Residence Date: 1996
Second Phone Number: 755-9525
Second Address: 1420 Old Dunbar Rd # 105
Second Residence: West Columbia, SC
Second Postal Code: 29172-1933
Third Phone Number: 755-9525
Third Address: 216 Darby Way
Third Residence: West Columbia, SC
Third Postal Code: 29170-2760
Fourth Residence Date: 1994
Fourth Phone Number: 755-9525
Fourth Address: 5438 Lena Dr
Fourth Residence: Lexington, SC
Fourth Postal Code: 29073-8212"