McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families

Notes


Luther Muncy

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1935); Page 153; WV Archives Web Site.
Luther Muncy; age 24; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; lumberman; living at Panther, WV;
son of Mose and Mary; married on 1 Dec 1935 at Panther, WV; Rhoda Burks; age 21; born
in McDowell Co, WV; single; daughter of Yost and _____.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate # 14381; WV Archives Web Site.
Luther Muncy; age 40 yrs, 3 mons, 18 days; born 7 Jul 1911 in Bluefield, WV; divorced; coal miner;
living at Hemphill, WV; son of Mose and Mary (Church) Muncy; died 29 oct 1951 at Henphill, WV;
due to coronary thrombosis with srterial disease; buried 31 Oct 1951 in Iaeger Memorial; informant
Okie Muncy.
3. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
Valerie Neal; 30 Apr 2014.
Luther Muncy; born 7 jul 1911; died 29 Oct 1951; buried here; no grave marker photo shown; death
certificate posted.


Rhoda Opal Burks

1. Buchanan Co, VA; Delayed Birth Certificate #46614; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Rhoda Burks; born 4 Oct 1918 at Rock Lick, VA; parents, Yost Burks, age 27; born at Blackey, VA and
Lidda McCoy; age 28; born in Pike Co, KY; Yost is a farmer; child number 5 of 3 now living to this
mother.
2. 1920 Census, Buchanan Co, VA; Rock Lick District; taken on 14 Jan 1920; Page 146A; Image 35
of 60; Family #202/304.
Listed as Rhodie Burks; age 1 yr, 3 mons; born in WV; in household of father, John Y. Burks.
3. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; taken on 8 Apr 1930; Page 203A; Image
4 of 42; Family #28/29.
Listed as Rhoda Burks; age 11; born in VA; in household of father, John Y. Burks.
4. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1935); Page 153; WV Archives Web Site.
Luther Muncy; age 24; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; lumberman; living at Panther, WV;
son of Mose and Mary; married on 1 Dec 1935 at Panther, WV; Rhoda Burks; age 21; born
in McDowell Co, WV; single; daughter of Yost and _____.
5. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1950); Page 389; WV Archives Web Site.
General Rush Koger; age 24; born at Twin Branch, WV; single; living at Hemphill, WV; married
on 13 May 1950; Rhoda Opal Muncy; age 28; born at Blackey, VA; divorced; living at Hemphill, WV.


Charles James "Charlie" Koger

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Twin Branch; taken on 8 Apr 1930; Page 47A;
Image 23 of 57; Family #201/216.
Listed as Charles J. Koger; age 7; born in WV; in household of father, Green L. Koger.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records' Vol #__(1946); Page 35; WV Archives Web Site.
Charles James Koger; age 23; born at Twin Branch, WV; single; living at Hemphill, WV; married on 20 Jun
1946 at Welch, WV; Marguerite Katherine Kailing; age 29; born at Gary, WV; single; living at Welch, WV.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #'65 018108; WV Archives Web Site.
Charles Junior Koger; age 43; born 18 Jun 1922 at Twin Branch, WV; married; living at Newhall, WV;
coal miner; served in WW II; SS#236-18-2122; son of Green Lee and Ethel (Moore) Koger; died 5 Dec
1965 at Newhall, WV; due to self inflicted bullet wound to head; buried 7 Dec 1965 in Iaeger Memorial,
Roderfield, WV; informant, Margaret Koger, Newhall. WV.
4. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 11 Dec 2013.
Charles J. Koger; born 18 Jun 1922; died 5 Dec 1965; buried here; grave marker photo shown; "WEST
VIRGINIA * 52 USNR * WORLD WAR II".


Marguerite Katherine Kailing

1. "Welch And Its People"; Rose Marino; 1885; "Samuel Kailing Family"; Pages 211/212.
"...Marguerite, the youngest in the family, was born on 26 June, 1916 in Gary. After finishing high school
she worked as an Administrative Secretary for the F.W. Woolworth Company store in Welch for several
years before going to work in the coal company office at Hemphill. She married Charles Koger and reared
two sons,James and Richard Lee. She died on May 19, 1970..."
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records' Vol #__(1946); Page 35; WV Archives Web Site.
Charles James Koger; age 23; born at Twin Branch, WV; single; living at Hemphill, WV; married on 20 Jun
1946 at Welch, WV; Marguerite Katherine Kailing; age 29; born at Gary, WV; single; living at Welch, WV.
3. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 11 Dec 2013.
Marguerite Katherine Kailing Koger; born 26 Jun 1916; died 19 May 1970; buried here; grave marker
photo shown.


Alex Sandor Koczka

1. McDowell Co, WV; "Petition For Naturalization"; #1559; 14 Mar 1940; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Alex, aka Sandor, Koczka; age 53; born 5 Jul 1888 in Tiazabob, Szaboles, Hungary; miner; living at
War, WV; 5'8" tall; 150 lbs; medium complexion; brown eyes; brown hair; birth mark on left arm; married
Annie , born at Switzer, WV, on 19 May 1934 at Louisa, KY; (lists 7 children, with birth dates and places);
arrived 18 May 1914 from Rotterdam, Holland in New York, NY aboard the SS Rotterdam.
2. McDowell Co, WV; WW II Draft Registration Card #U-788; 27 Apr 1942; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Alex Koczka; age 53; born 5 Jul 1888 in Hungary; living at War, WV; employed by Pond Creek Poca Co,,
Bartley, WV; person who will always know address, Mrs. Annie Koczka, War, WV, wife; 5'8" tall; 150 lbs;
brown eyes; brown hair; ruddy complexion.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #'66 018206; WV Archives Web Site via LDS Web Site.
Alex Koczka; age 78; born 5 jyl 1888 in Hungary; married; disabled coal miner; SS#236-05-3048;
living at War, WV; son of Alex and Julia Koczka; died 15 Dec 1966 in Grace Hospital, Welch, WV; due
to acute pulmonary edema; pnumoconosis; buried19 Dec 1966 in Iaeger Memorial, Roderfield, WV.
4. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 7 Apr 2014.
Alex Koczka; born 5 Jul 1888; died 15 Dec 1966; buried here; double headstone photo shown with wife,
Annie Varro Koczka; "REST IN PEACE".


Charles T. Harman

1. Mercer Co, WV; Marriage Registry; Vol #__(1923); Page 76; Line #23; WV Archives Web Site.
Charles T. Harman; age 36; born in VA; single; living at Bluefield, WV; married on 3 Oct 1923 at
Princeton, WV; Rosa B. Harman; age 40; born in VA; divorced; living at Crumps Bottom, WV.


Rosa Belle Harman

1. 1910 Census, Raleigh Co, WV; Shady Spring, Dingess; taken on 26 Apr 1910; Page 67B; Image 18
of 53; Family #155/159.
Listed as Rosy Sperry; age 30; born in VA; divorced; clerk in dry goods store; boarder in household
of Henry Lilly.
2. Mercer Co, WV; Marriage Registry; Vol #__(1923); Page 76; Line #23; WV Archives Web Site.
Charles T. Harman; age 36; born in VA; single; living at Bluefield, WV; married on 3 Oct 1923 at
Princeton, WV; Rosa B. Harman; age 40; born in VA; divorced; living at Crumps Bottom, WV.
3. kellysquest.net; Obituaries Listing; by Harry Kelly.
"HARMAN, ROSA B. - July 14, 1978 - Funeral services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Sunday for Mrs. Charlie (Rosa B.) Harman, 98, of Bradshaw, who died early Friday morning at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Theodosia Harrison, with whom she had made her home for the past fifteen years.

"The Rev. Hal Hevener will officiate at the Fanning Funeral Home Chapel in Iaeger. Burial will follow in the Clinch Valley Memorial Cemetery at Richlands, Va.

"Mrs. Harman operated the Harman Grocery Store at Jolo until ill health forced her retirement in 1963. A member of the Bradshaw Methodist Church, she was a daughter of the late George and Rebecca Hagerman Harman.

"In addition to her daughter, she is survived by one sister, Mrs. Dora Toney of Columbus, Ohio; one brother D.H. Harman of Hinton, nine grandchildren, 21 great-grandchildren and 4 great-great-grandchildren.

"The body will remain in the Fanning Funeral Home in Iaeger where friends may call today after 5 p.m.

"Pallbearers will be Harman Sperry, Cecil Sperry, Joseph Sperry, Mark Sperry, John Sperry and Albert Sperry.

"Fanning Funeral Home in Iaeger is in charge of arrangements."


Harry Armon Knight

1. 1900 Census, Mercer Co, WV; Rock District; taken on 26 Jun 1900; Page 239A; Image 66 of 79;
Family #683/694.
Listed as Harry Knight; age 8; born in Jun 1891 in WV; in household of father, Fred D. Knight.
2. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; taken on 5 May 1910; Page 91B; Image 26 of 32;
Family 226/228.
Listed as Harry Knight; age 18; born in WV; in household of father, Fred D. Knight.
3. Logan Co, WV; Marriage Registry; Vol #__(1915); Page 194; Line #16; WV Archives Web Site.
Harry Knight; age 23; born in Mercer Co, WV; single; living in Logan Co, WV; son of Fred and Maggie
(Smith) Knight; maried on 18 Jun 1915 at Ethel. WV; Minnie Copley; age 18; born in Wayne Co, WV;
single; living in Logan Co, WV; daughter of Ira and Emma (Romans) Copley.
3. Logan Co, WV; WW I Draft Registration Card #2679; (12 Jun 1917?); Ancestry.com Web Site.
Harry Armon Knight; age 25; born 30 Jun 1891 in Simons, WV; miner for D.C. Thomas Coal Co, Blair, WV;
dependent wife and child; medium height and build; blue eyes and light hair.
4. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Twin Branch; taken 15 Jan 1920; Page 250A;
Image 8 of 27; Family #442/336.
Listed as Harry Knight; age 28; born in WV; married; coal miner; in household of father, Fred D. Knight,
with wife.


Minnie Copley

1. Logan Co, WV; Marriage Registry; Vol #__(1915); Page 194; Line #16; WV Archives Web Site.
Harry Knight; age 23; born in Mercer Co, WV; single; living in Logan Co, WV; son of Fred and Maggie
(Smith) Knight; maried on 18 Jun 1915 at Ethel. WV; Minnie Copley; age 18; born in Wayne Co, WV;
single; living in Logan Co, WV; daughter of Ira and Emma (Romans) Copley.


Geneva Knight

1. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Twin Branch; taken 15 Jan 1920; Page 250A;
Image 8 of 27; Family #442/336.
Listed as Jeneva Knight; age 3; born in WV; in household of grandfather, Fred D. Knight, with parents.


Brooks Trevor Roberts Sr

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1937); Page 87; WV Archives Web Site.
Brooks T. Roberts; age 23; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; miner; living at Avondale,
WV; son of Tom and Lena; married on 5 Jan 1937 at Avondale, WV; Laura Daugherty;
age 19; born in Pike Co, KY; single; living at Avondale, WV; daughter of Mayland and
Erma.


Laura M. Daugherty

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1937); Page 87; WV Archives Web Site.
Brooks T. Roberts; age 23; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; miner; living at Avondale,
WV; son of Tom and Lena; married on 5 Jan 1937 at Avondale, WV; Laura Daugherty;
age 19; born in Pike Co, KY; single; living at Avondale, WV; daughter of Mayland and
Erma.