McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families

Notes


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 Chambers

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.


Thomas Giles

1. 1910 Census, Pittsylvania Co, VA; Chatham District; taken on 11 May 1910; Page 125B; Image 61 of 75;
Family #242/240.
Listed as Thomas Giles; age 41; born in VA; married once for 21 yrs; Black; farmer; head of household.


Lou 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 Lou Giles; age 36; born in VA; married once for 21 yrs; Black; 11 children; 7 living; in household
of husband, Thomas Giles.


Carl L. Giles

1. 1910 Census, Pittsylvania Co, VA; Chatham District; taken on 11 May 1910; Page 125B; Image 61 of 75;
Family #242/240.
Listed as Carl L. Giles; age 9; born in VA; Black; in household of father, Thomas Giles.


Jessie L. Giles

1. 1910 Census, Pittsylvania Co, VA; Chatham District; taken on 11 May 1910; Page 125B; Image 61 of 75;
Family #242/240.
Listed as Jessie L. Giles; age 7; born in VA; Black; in household of father, Thomas Giles.


Charles H. Giles

1. 1910 Census, Pittsylvania Co, VA; Chatham District; taken on 11 May 1910; Page 125B; Image 61 of 75;
Family #242/240.
Listed as Charles H. Giles; age 5; born in VA; Black; in household of father, Thomas Giles.


Mary S. Giles

1. 1910 Census, Pittsylvania Co, VA; Chatham District; taken on 11 May 1910; Page 125B; Image 61 of 75;
Family #242/240.
Listed as Mary S. Giles; age 2; born in VA; Black; in household of father, Thomas Giles.


James R. Giles

1. 1910 Census, Pittsylvania Co, VA; Chatham District; taken on 11 May 1910; Page 125B; Image 61 of 75;
Family #242/240.
Listed as James R. Giles; age 12; born in VA; Black; in household of father, Thomas Giles.
2. Virginia Marriages, 1745-1940; LDS Web Site.
James Giles; age 22; born in Pittsylvania Co, VA; single; Black; son of Thomas and Lou Giles; married
on 25 Aug 1920 in Pittsylvania Co, VA; Lelia Thompson; age 20; born in Pittsylvania Co, VA; single; balck;
daughter of Green and Lessie Thompson.
3. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; Alpheus; taken on 11 Apr 1930; Page 30B; Image 34
of 62; Family #294/308.
Listed as James R. Giles; age 31; born in VA; married at 21; Negro; loader in coal mine; in household
of brother-in-law, Calvin B. Thompson.
4. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; Wilcoe; E.D. 24-3; taken on 2 Apr 1940; Page 34A; Image
3 of 64; Household #25.
Listed as James Giles; age 40; born in VA; married; Negro; 6th grade education; lived in same place on
1 Apr 1935; new worker; head of household.


Elizabeth Thompson

1. Virginia Marriages, 1745-1940; LDS Web Site.
James Giles; age 22; born in Pittsylvania Co, VA; single; Black; son of Thomas and Lou Giles; married
on 25 Aug 1920 in Pittsylvania Co, VA; Lelia Thompson; age 20; born in Pittsylvania Co, VA; single; balck;
daughter of Green and Lessie Thompson.
2. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; Alpheus; taken on 11 Apr 1930; Page 30B; Image 34
of 62; Family #294/308.
Listed as Elizabeth Giles; age 30; born in VA; married at 20; Negro; in household
of brother, Calvin B. Thompson, with husband and child.
3. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; Wilcoe; E.D. 24-3; taken on 2 Apr 1940; Page 34A; Image
3 of 64; Household #25.
Listed as Elizabeth Giles; age 38; born in VA; married; Negro; 4th grade education; lived in same place on
1 Apr 1935; in household of husband, James H. Giles.


Marie Giles

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; Wilcoe; E.D. 24-3; taken on 2 Apr 1940; Page 34A; Image
3 of 64; Household #25.
Listed as Marie Giles; age 7; born in WV; Negro; 1st grade education; attending school
lived in same place on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, James H. Giles.


Wilbur Giles

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; Wilcoe; E.D. 24-3; taken on 2 Apr 1940; Page 34A; Image
3 of 64; Household #25.
Listed as Wilbur Giles; age 4; born in WV; Negro; in household of father, James H. Giles.


James Howard Giles

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; Alpheus; taken on 11 Apr 1930; Page 30B; Image 34
of 62; Family #294/308.
Listed as James H. Giles; age 8; born in WV; Negro; in household of uncle, Calvin B. Thompson, with
parents.
2. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; Wilcoe; E.D. 24-3; taken on 2 Apr 1940; Page 34A; Image
3 of 64; Household #25.
Listed as James Giles, Jr; age 18; born in WV; single; Negro; 1 yr HS education; not attending school
lived in same place on 1 Apr 1935; new worker; in household of father, James H. Giles.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1943); Page 78; WV Archives Web Site.
James howard Giles; age 21; born in Pageton, WV; single; Colored; living at Wilcoe, WV; married on
3 Jul 1943 at Wilcoe, WV; Marcella Simpson; age 16; born and living at Wilcoe, WV; single; collored;
with consent of Dorothy Simpson, mother of Marcella Simpson.
4. McDowell Co, WV; Death Registry; Vol #__(1968); Browns Creek District; LDS Web Site.
James Howard Giles; age 46; born 11 Sep 1921 in WV; Negro; married; living at Wilcoe, WV; miner;
son of James Howard and Elizabeth Giles, Sr; died 21 Apr 1968 in Grace Hospital, Welch, WV; due to
massive intro-cerebral hemorrhage caused by hypertensive cardiovascular disease; buried 25 Apr 1968
in Iaeger Memorial, Roderfield, WV
5. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
Kenneth Bowen; 5 May 2013; grave marker photo added by B. Walls.
James Howard Giles, Jr; born 11 Sep 1921; died 21 Apr 1968; buried here; grave marker photo shown;
"PVT US ARMY WORLD WAR II".
"(son of) James Howard and Elizabeth Giles, Sr."


Marcella Simpson

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1943); Page 78; WV Archives Web Site.
James howard Giles; age 21; born in Pageton, WV; single; Colored; living at Wilcoe, WV; married on
3 Jul 1943 at Wilcoe, WV; Marcella Simpson; age 16; born and living at Wilcoe, WV; single; collored;
with consent of Dorothy Simpson, mother of Marcella Simpson.