McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Familys and Individuals

Notes


Calvin Sizemore

1. 1870 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Barker's Ridge District; Joe's Branch P.O.; taken 8 Sep 1870;
Page 560A; Family #19/19.
Listed as Calvin Sizemore; age 6; born in WV; in household of father, Edward J. Sizemore.
2. 1880 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Barker's Ridge District; taken on 16 Jun 1880; Page 497D;
Family #65/66.
Listed as Calvin Sizemore; age 15; born in WV; in household of father, Edward J. Sizemore.
3. McDowell Co, WV Web Site, "McDowell Co Marriages" FTP File; Book #9, page 121.
Rife Mitchem, age 21, born in Wyoming Co, WV, son of Sam and Ome Mitchem, married on 5 Oct 1905, Ome
Sizemore, age 17, born in Wyoming Co, WV, daughter of Calvin and Catherine Sizemore.
(Note #21 identifies Omi as daughter of Calvin and Kate Huffman Sizemore).


Catherine Huffman

1. McDowell Co, WV Web Site, "McDowell Co Marriages" FTP File; Book #9, page 121.
Rife Mitchem, age 21, born in Wyoming Co, WV, son of Sam and Ome Mitchem, married on 5 Oct 1905, Ome
Sizemore, age 17, born in Wyoming Co, WV, daughter of Calvin and Catherine Sizemore.
(Note #21 identifies Omi as daughter of Calvin and Kate Huffman Sizemore).


William Martin Fowler

1. McDowell Co, WV Web Site, "McDowell Co Marriages" FTP File; Book #9, page 231.
W.M. Fowler, age 25, son of Mark (sic, Mart(in)) Fowler, married on 23 Dec 1905 Nannie Mitchem,
age 21, born in McDowell Co, WV, daughter of Lewis and Jane Mitchem.
2. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; taken on 21 Apr 1910; Page 69A; Family #168/217.
Listed as William Fowler; age 28; born in TN; married once for 5 yrs; farmer; head of household.
3. "WV Deaths, 1853-1970"; McDowell Co, WV; Vol 14; page 1962; LDS Web Site.
William Martin Fowler; age 85; born on 7 Apr 1877 in Lafayette, TN; married; retired miner; son of
Martin and unknown mother Fowler; died on 1 Nov 1962 at Leckie, McDowell Co, WV; buried on 4
Nov 1962 in Roselawn Cemeter, Princeton, Mercer Co, WV.


Nancy Mitchem

1. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Elkhorn District, taken on 12 Jun 1900; Page 153B, Family #86.
Listed as Nancy Mitchem, age 14, born in Jan 1886, in WV, in household of father, Lewis Mitchem.
2. McDowell Co, WV Web Site, "McDowell Co Marriages" FTP File; Book #9, page 231.
W.M. Fowler, age 25, son of Mark Fowler, married on 23 Dec 1905 Nannie Mitchem, age 21, born
in McDowell Co, WV, daughter of Lewis and Jane Mitchem.


Boyd Fowler

1. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; taken on 21 Apr 1910; Page 69A; Family #168/217.
Listed as Boyd Fowler; age 1; born in WV; in household of father, William Fowler.
2. "WV Marriages, 1853-1970"; McDowell Co, WV; LDS Web Site.
Boyd Fowler married Hattie Goins in 1928 in McDowell Co, WV.


Hattie Goins

1. "WV Marriages, 1853-1970"; McDowell Co, WV; LDS Web Site.
Boyd Fowler married Hattie Goins in 1928 in McDowell Co, WV.


Ruth Fowler

1. "WV Deaths, 1853-1970"; McDowell Co, WV; Vol 8; Page 64; LDS Web Site.
Ruth Fowler; age 1 yr, 4 mons; born on 10 Jan 1934 in WV; daughter of William and Hattie(Goins)
Fowler; died on 27 Apr 1935 at Wilcoe, WV


Peter Mitchem

1. 1880 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Complied by William A. Marsh, Vol 9, page 789.
Elkhorn Township, page 001.
Listed as Peter Mitchem, age 9, in household of father, Thomas Mitchem.
2. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Elkhorn District; taken on 18 Jun 1900; Page 157A;
Family #122/122.
Listed as Peter Mitchem; age 25; born in Dec 1874 in WV; in household of cousin, John Mitchem.
3. McDowell Co, WV Web Site, "McDowell Co Marriages" FTP File; Book #10, page 264.
Peter Mitchem, age 30, born in McDowell Co, WV, son of Thomas and Pricy Mitchem, married on
27 Nov 1907 Rebecca C. Mitchem, age 22, born in Wyoming Co, WV, daughter of Jed and
Rebecca Mitchem.
4. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #16279; WV Archives Web Site vis LDS Web Site.
Peter Mitchem; age 56 yrs, 3 mons, 11 days; born 10 Dec 1868 in WV; married; coal miner for
?? Products Poca Co; son of Thomas and Pricy (Belcher) Mitchem; died 21 Mar 1924 at Big Four,
WV; found dead; myrocarditis; estimate time of death, 4 am; buried 22 Mar 1925 at Eckman, WV;
informant, Mrs. Peter Mitchem, Big Four, WV.


Rebecca Clemmie Mitchem

1. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Barkers Ridge District; taken on 9 Jun 1900; Page 217A; Image
7 of 25; Family #57/57.
Listed as Rebecca C. Mitchem, age 12, born in Jul 1888, in household of
father, Jedediah Mitchem.
2. McDowell Co, WV Web Site, "McDowell Co Marriages" FTP File; Book #10, page 264.
Peter Mitchem, age 30, born in McDowell Co, WV, son of Thomas and Pricy Mitchem, married
on 27 Nov 1907 Rebecca C. Mitchem, age 22, born in Wyoming Co, WV, daughter of Jed and
Rebecca Mitchem.
3. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; taken on 12 Apr 1930; Page 70A; Image
12 of 47; Family #108/111.
Listed as Becca C. Mitchem; age 45; born in WV; widow; head of household.
4. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Mohegan; E.D. 24-37; taken on 4 Apr
1940; Page 744B; Image 2 of 35; Household #13.
Listed as Rebecky Mitchem; age 56; born in WV; widow; no education; lived in McDowell Co, WV
on 1 Apr 1935; head of household.
5. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #6162; WV Archives Web Site.
Rebecca Mitchem; age 68; born in Mar 1883 in Wyoming Co, WV; widow; living on Peters Branch,
McDowell Co, WV; daughter of Jed and Rebecca Mitchem; died 22 Apr 1951 in the Welch
Emergency Hospital, Welch, WV; from chronic cardo vascular disease; with malnutrition and senility;
buried 25 Apr 1951 in Iaeger Memorial; informant, Jenna Smith.
6. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
Modfreak; 8 Oct 2015.
Rebecca Mitchem; born in Mar 1888; died 22 Apr 1951; buried here; no grave marker photo shown;
death certificate and obit posted.


William Mitchem

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; taken on 12 Apr 1930; Page 70A; Image
12 of 47; Family #108/111.
Listed as William Mitchem; age 12; born in WV; in household of mother, Rebecca C. Mitchem.
2. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Mohegan; E.D. 24-37; taken on 4 Apr
1940; Page 744B; Image 2 of 35; Household #13.
Listed as Bill Mitchem; age 22; born in WV; single; 6th grade education; lived in McDowell Co, WV
on 1 Apr 1935; laborer for W.P.A.; in household of mother, Rebecca C. Mitchem.


John Mitchem

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; taken on 12 Apr 1930; Page 70A; Image
12 of 47; Family #108/111.
Listed as John Mitchem; age 8; born in WV; in household of mother, Rebecca C. Mitchem.
2. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Mohegan; E.D. 24-37; taken on 4 Apr
1940; Page 744B; Image 2 of 35; Household #13.
Listed as John Mitchem; age 18; born in WV; single; 5th grade education; lived in McDowell Co, WV
on 1 Apr 1935; laborer for N.Y.A.; in household of mother, Rebecca C. Mitchem.


William Church

1. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; taken on 29 Jun 1900; Page 255B; Image 34 of 65;
Family #288/288.
Listed as William. Church; age 8; born in Apr 1892 in KY; in household of father, John W. Church.
2. McDowell Co, WV Web Site, "McDowell Co Marriages" FTP File; Book #14, page 74.
William Church, age 21, born in McDowell Co, Wv, son of Wiley and Victoria Church, married on
18 Sep 1909 Mandy Cooper, age 22, daughter of Edward and Jane Cooper.
3. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Bradshaw, taken on 9/10 Jan 1920; Page
214B; Image 2 of 26; Family #11/11.
Listed as William Church; age 26; born in KY; married; farmer; head of household.
4. McDowell Co, WV; WW II Draft Registration Card #U-483; 27 Apr 1942; Ancestry.com Web Site.
William Church; age 54; born 17 Apr 1888 in Pike Co, KY; living at Jolo, WV; employed by G.W,
Mullins Lumber Co, Bradshaw, WV; person who will always know address, Mandy Church, Jolo,
WV; 5'7" tall; 137 lbs; blue eyes, brown hair; ruddy complexion.
5. OH Deaths, 1908-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Church; age 83; born in 1888; widowed; die 4 Jun 1971 at home in Cincinnati, Hamilton Co, OH.
6. Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014; Ancestry.com Web Site.
William Church; born 17 Apr 1888; died in Jun 1971; SS# 232-18-8614; card issued in NC or WV before 1951.


Amanda Cooper

1.1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Sandy River District, Page 254B, Family #270.
Listed as Amanda Cooper, age 7, born in Nov 1892 in VA, in household of
father, Joseph E. Cooper.
2. McDowell Co, WV Web Site, "McDowell Co Marriages" FTP File; Book #14, page 74.
William Church, age 21, born in McDowell Co, Wv, son of Wiley and Victoria Church, married on
18 Sep 1909 Mandy Cooper, age 22, daughter of Edward and Jane Cooper.
3. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Bradshaw, taken on 9/10 Jan 1920; Page
214B; Image 2 of 26; Family #11/11.
Listed as Amanda Church; age 26; born in WV; married; in household of husband, William M. Church.


Mattison Church

1. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Bradshaw, taken on 9/10 Jan 1920; Page
214B; Image 2 of 26; Family #11/11.
Listed as Mattison Church; age 9; born in WV; in household of father, William M. Church.


Emanuel Riley Church

1. 1900 Census, Greenbrier Co, WV, page 9A, Family 149.
Listed as Manuel Church, age 14, born in Apr 1886, in WV, in household of
father, Albert Church.
2. Web Site: www.geocities.com/rosebudwva/marriagespg3.html, "McDowell Co, WV
Marriages", page 3.
Manuel Church, age 23, born in McDowell Co, WV, son of Albert and Louisa
Church, married on 22 Jun 1908 Martha Bishop, age 23, born in Wyoming Co, WV,
daughter of Harvey and Nancy Bishop.
3. McDowell Co, WV Web Site, "McDowell Co Marriages" FTP File; Book #8, page 186.
Emmanual Church, age 20, born in McDowell Co, WV, son of Albert and Eliza Church, married on
12 Jan 1905 Elivira Burks, age 17, born in McDowell Co, WV, daughter of F.E. and T? J. Burks.
4. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Book #__(1908); Page 282; WV Archives Web Site.
Manuel Church; age 23; born in McDowell Co, WV; widowed; farmer; living at Kimball, WV; son of
Albert and Louisa; married on 24 Jun 1908 at William V. Burk's, minister; Martha Bishop; age 23;
born in Wyoming Co, WV; single; daughter of Harvey and Nancy.


Elvira Burks

1. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Browns Creek District, page 144B, Family 549.
Listed as Elvira Burks, age 12, in household of father, Floyd Burks.
2. McDowell Co, WV Web Site, "McDowell Co Marriages" FTP File; Book #8, page 186.
Emmanual Church, age 20, born in McDowell Co, WV, son of Albert and Eliza Church, married on 12 Jan 1905
Elivira Burks, age 17, born in McDowell Co, WV, daughter of F.E. and T? J. Burks.


Hugh J. Taylor

1. 1880 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, Jeffersonville Township, Page 247A.
Listed as Hugh Taylor, age 11, born in VA, in household of mother, Matilda Leonard Taylor.
2. 1870 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, Jeffersonville District, Court House PO, taken on 8 Jul 1870,
Page 377B, Family #328.
Listed as Hugh J. Taylor, age 1, born in VA, in household of father, Jacob Taylor.
3. McDowell Co, WV Web Site, "McDowell Co Marriages" FTP File; Book #2, page 345.
H.J. Taylor, age 25, born in Tazewell Co, VA, son of Jacob and Matilda Taylor, married on 1 Oct 1886 Florence
Simpkins, age 15, born in Logan Co, WV, daughter of Sarah Stanley.


Florence Simpkins

1. McDowell Co, WV Web Site, "McDowell Co Marriages" FTP File; Book #2, page 345.
H.J. Taylor, age 25, born in Tazewell Co, VA, son of Jacob and Matilda Taylor, married on 1 Oct 1886 Florence
Simpkins, age 15, born in Logan Co, WV, daughter of Sarah Stanley.


Jefferson David Bowers

1. 1870 Census, Slab Fork District, Family 78.
Listed in household of father, Hamilton Bowers.
2. 1880 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, compiled by William A. Marsh, Vol 4, page 730.
Slab Fork Township, page 005.
Listed as David Bowers, age 16, in household of, Burwell McComas, father of
sister-in-law, Cynthia McComas Bowers.
3. McDowell Co, WV Web Site, "McDowell Co Marriages" FTP File; Book #2, page 268.
Jefferson Davis Bowen, age 33, born in Ashe Co, NC, son of Hanibal and Jane Bowen, married on
21 Mar 1896 Peggy Jane Belcher, age 16, born in McDowell Co, WV, daughter of Owen and
Barbara Belcher.
4. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Slab Fork District, page 281A, Family #4/4.
Listed as Jefferson D. Bowers, age 38, born in May 1862 in NC, married 4 yrs, farmer; head of
household.
5. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Slab Fork District, taken on 22/23 Apr 1910, Page 284B,
Family #89.
Listed as David Bower; age 48; born in WV; married once for 14 yrs; farmer; head of household.
5. Familysearch.com Web Site, Hamilton Bower search, 5 Nov 2000, submitted by
David Bower was born in 1864 in NC; buried on Bowers Ridge, Wyoming Co, WV.
7. "Reference Book of Wyoming Co, WV", Bowman, page 477.
First married Margaret Belcher and second Clare Canaday. Chilidren of first
marriage were: Barbara, William, John, Laura, James, Wiley, Nola, Toby and
Joseph.
Dave died in 1950.


Margaret Jane "Peggy" Belcher

1. 1880 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Complied by William A. March, page 763.
Elkhorn District, page 013.
Listed as Peggy Jane Belcher, age 5 months, in household of father, Owen
Belcher.
2. McDowell Co, WV Web Site, "McDowell Co Marriages" FTP File; Book #2, page 268.
Jefferson Davis Bowen, age 33, born in Ashe Co, NC, son of Hanibal and Jane Bowen, married on
21 Mar 1896 Peggy Jane Belcher, age 16, born in McDowell Co, WV, daughter of Owen and Barbara
Belcher.
3. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Slab Fork District, page 281A, Family #4/4.
Listed as Payia J. Bowers, age 19, born in Jan 1881 in WV, married 4 yrs, 2 children, both living;
in household of husband, Jefferson D. Bowers.
5. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Slab Fork District, taken on 22/23 Apr 1910, Page 284B,
Family #89.
Listed as Peggie J. Bower; age 30; born in WV; married once for 14 yrs; 7 children, 6 living;
in household of husband, Jefferson D. Bowers.
6. Wyoming Co, WV Death Certificate #1398; WV Archives Web Site.
Peggy Jane Bowers; age 49; born in WV; married; wife of Dave Bowers; daughter of Owen and
Barbara Cartwright Belcher; died on 7 Jan 1932 at Itmann, Wyoming Co, WV of cancer of right breast;
buried on 9 Jan 1932 at Saulsville, WV; informant, B.F. Belcher.


William L. Bowers

1. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Slab Fork District, page 281A, Family #4/4.
Listed as William Bowers, age 1, born in Mar 1899 in WV, in household of father, Jefferson D. Bowers.
2. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Slab Fork District, taken on 22/23 Apr 1910, Page 284B,
Family #89.
Listed as William Bower; age 11; born in WV; in household of father, Jefferson D. Bowers.
3. Wyoming Co, WV; WW I Draft registration Card #1264; Pineville, WV Draft Board; 12 Sep 1918.
William Bower; age 19; born on 11 Mar 1899; living at Saulsville, WV; timberman for R.L. Bower,
Otsego, WV; nearest relative, father and mother, Saulsville, WV; medium height and build; brown
eyes and light hair.
4. Wyoming Co, WV Web Site, Cemeteries
http://members.aol.com/jlcooke2/cemetery.htm
William L. Bower; born on 10 Mar 1898; died on 10 Nov 1969; buried in Cox
Cemetery, Twin Falls State Park, Wyoming Co, WV.


John Bowers

1. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Slab Fork District, taken on 22/23 Apr 1910, Page 284B,
Family #89.
Listed as John Bower; age 9; born in WV; in household of father, Jefferson D. Bowers.


Charlotte Bowers

1. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Slab Fork District, taken on 22/23 Apr 1910, Page 284B,
Family #89.
Listed as Charlotte Bower; age2; born in WV; in household of father, Jefferson D. Bowers.


Isaac Belcher

1. 1880 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Complied by William A. Marsh, page 763.
Elkhorn District, page 006.
Listed as Isaac Belcher, age 6, in household of mother, Martha Belcher.
2. McDowell Co, WV Web Site, "McDowell Co Marriages" FTP File; Book #2, page 455.
Isaac Belcher, age 24, born in McDowell Co, WV, son of Isaac and Martha Belcher, married on 26
May 1897; Ellen M. Hufford, age 16, born in Tazewell Co, VA, daughter of A.S. and M.L. Hufford.


Ellen M. Hufford

1. McDowell Co, WV Web Site, "McDowell Co Marriages" FTP File; Book #2, page 455.
Isaac Belcher, age 24, born in McDowell Co, WV, son of Isaac and Martha Belcher, married on 26 May 1897
Ellen M. Hufford, age 16, born in Tazewell Co, VA, daughter of A.S. and M.L. Hufford.