Phillip Hemphill

M, #17053
FatherNorman See Hemphill b. 6 May 1916, d. 5 Jul 1999
MotherGenevieve Harman b. 31 Dec 1920, d. 10 Dec 1996
 Phillip Hemphill is the son of Norman See Hemphill and Genevieve Harman

Marilyn Hemphill

F, #17054
FatherNorman See Hemphill b. 6 May 1916, d. 5 Jul 1999
MotherGenevieve Harman b. 31 Dec 1920, d. 10 Dec 1996
 Marilyn Hemphill is the daughter of Norman See Hemphill and Genevieve Harman

Thelma Hemphill

F, #17055
FatherCharles Woodward Hemphill
MotherBarbara Baker McCleary b. 14 Jan 1873, d. 18 Jul 1963
 Thelma Hemphill is the daughter of Charles Woodward Hemphill and Barbara Baker McCleary

Gladys Hemphill

F, #17056
FatherCharles Woodward Hemphill
MotherBarbara Baker McCleary b. 14 Jan 1873, d. 18 Jul 1963
 Gladys Hemphill is the daughter of Charles Woodward Hemphill and Barbara Baker McCleary

Gordon Charles Smithson1,2

M, #17088, b. 30 Jul 1892, d. 20 Sep 1952
FatherMarcus Calvin Smithson b. 4 Mar 1862, d. 13 Oct 1945
MotherLottie Ann Ware b. 12 Jan 1872, d. 19 Oct 1935
Birth*30 Jul 1892 Gordon was born at Montgomery, Fayette Co, WV, on 30 Jul 1892.3,1,4,5 
 He was the son of Marcus Calvin Smithson and Lottie Ann Ware
(Witness) Census2 Jun 1900 Gordon Charles Smithson appeared on the census of 2 Jun 1900 in the household of Marcus Calvin Smithson and Lottie Ann Ware at Wolf Creek Dist, Monroe Co, WV.5 
(Witness) Census5 May 1910 Gordon Charles Smithson appeared on the census of 5 May 1910 in the household of Marcus Calvin Smithson and Lottie Ann Ware at Alderson, Monroe Co, WV.2 
Employment*Jun 1917 Occupation: carpenter in Jun 1917 at Alderson, Monroe Co, WV. Worked for M.C. Smithson [father].1 
Mlt-Registration*5 Jun 1917 Gordon Charles Smithson registered for the draft on 5 Jun 1917 at Monroe Co, WV.1 
Residence*5 Jun 1917 He resided at Alderson, Monroe Co, WV, on 5 Jun 1917.1 
EmploymentApr 1942 Gordon's occupation: (an unknown value) at Cheverly, Prince Georges Co, MD, in Apr 1942. Joseph Light Construction Co.6 
Mlt-Registration27 Apr 1942 He registered for the draft on 27 Apr 1942 at Monroe Co, WV. Named Mrs. R. L. Withrow of Alderson as person who would know his address.6 
Residence27 Apr 1942 He resided at Alderson, Monroe Co, WV, on 27 Apr 1942. Gave his mailing address as 150 11th St SE, Washington, DC.6 
Marriage* He married Evelyn E. Jones, daughter of Willard R. Jones and Alda Christina Hedrick.7 
Residence13 Oct 1945 Gordon Charles Smithson resided at Washington, DC, on 13 Oct 1945.8 
Residence9 Oct 1948 He resided at Charleston, Kanawha Co, WV, on 9 Oct 1948.9 
Employment Occupation: carpenter at Alderson, Greenbrier Co, WV.3 
ResidenceSep 1952 He resided at Alderson, Greenbrier Co, WV, in Sep 1952.3 
Death*20 Sep 1952 Gordon died on 20 Sep 1952 at Hinton Hospital, Hinton, Summers Co, WV, at age 60. Informant was Mrs. Gordon Charles Smithson.3,4 
Burial*22 Sep 1952 He was buried on 22 Sep 1952 at Alderson Cem, Alderson, Greenbrier Co, WV.3,4 

Census Record Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
2 Jun 1900Wolf Creek Dist, Monroe Co, WVMarcus Calvin Smithson, Lottie Ann Ware, Gordon Charles Smithson, Alva V. Smithson and Stanley V. Smithson5
5 May 1910Alderson, Monroe Co, WVMarcus Calvin Smithson, Lottie Ann Ware, Gordon Charles Smithson, Alva V. Smithson, Stanley V. Smithson, Mary Edith Smithson, William Emory "Emory" Smithson and Ashby Dale Smithson2

Partners and Children

Marriage* Gordon Charles Smithson married Evelyn E. Jones, daughter of Willard R. Jones and Alda Christina Hedrick.7 

Citations

  1. [S2684] WWI Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918 (www.ancestry.com),.
  2. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, online at ancestry.com.
  3. [S2683] WV Death Certificate online at www.wvculture.org,.
  4. [S237] Obituary, Gordon Charles Smithson, Beckley (WV) Raleigh Register, Sunday, 21 Sept 1952.
  5. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, 1900 census, online at ancestry.com.
  6. [S2696] WWII Draft Registration Cards, 1940-1947 (www.ancestry.com),.
  7. [S2719] "Alderson Briefs", Beckley (WV) Post-Herald, 9 Jul 1964.
  8. [S237] Obituary, Marcus Calvin Smithson, Beckley (WV) Raleigh Register, Sunday, 14 Oct 1945.
  9. [S2719] "May Now Drive Cars", Beckley (WV) Post-Herald, 9 Oct 1948.

Alva V. Smithson

M, #17089, b. 12 Mar 1897, d. 23 Feb 1973
FatherMarcus Calvin Smithson b. 4 Mar 1862, d. 13 Oct 1945
MotherLottie Ann Ware b. 12 Jan 1872, d. 19 Oct 1935
Birth*12 Mar 1897 Alva was born at WV on 12 Mar 1897.1,2,3 
 He was the son of Marcus Calvin Smithson and Lottie Ann Ware
(Witness) Census2 Jun 1900 Alva V. Smithson appeared on the census of 2 Jun 1900 in the household of Marcus Calvin Smithson and Lottie Ann Ware at Wolf Creek Dist, Monroe Co, WV.2 
(Witness) Census5 May 1910 Alva V. Smithson appeared on the census of 5 May 1910 in the household of Marcus Calvin Smithson and Lottie Ann Ware at Alderson, Monroe Co, WV.4 
Marriage* Alva V. Smithson married Lucille M. (?)5 
Employment*1944 Occupation: manager in 1944 at Sacramento, Sacramento Co, CA.5 
Residence*1944 Alva V. Smithson and Lucille M. (?) resided at 2117 28th St, Sacramento, Sacramento Co, CA, in 1944.5 
Residence13 Oct 1945 Alva V. Smithson resided at Sacramento, Sacramento Co, CA, on 13 Oct 1945.6 
Residence*20 Sep 1952 He resided at Sacramento, Sacramento Co, CA, on 20 Sep 1952.7 
Death*23 Feb 1973 Alva died on 23 Feb 1973 at Sacramento, Sacramento Co, CA, at age 75.1,3 

Census Record Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
2 Jun 1900Wolf Creek Dist, Monroe Co, WVMarcus Calvin Smithson, Lottie Ann Ware, Gordon Charles Smithson, Alva V. Smithson and Stanley V. Smithson2
5 May 1910Alderson, Monroe Co, WVMarcus Calvin Smithson, Lottie Ann Ware, Gordon Charles Smithson, Alva V. Smithson, Stanley V. Smithson, Mary Edith Smithson, William Emory "Emory" Smithson and Ashby Dale Smithson4

Partners and Children

Marriage* Alva V. Smithson married Lucille M. (?)5 

Citations

  1. [S1] Social Security Administration., Social Security Death Index (Online at www.ancestry.com),.
  2. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, 1900 census, online at ancestry.com.
  3. [S229] Deaths, Civil Records Ancestry.com. California Death Index, 1940-1997 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2000.
  4. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, online at ancestry.com.
  5. [S2744] California Voter Registration 1900-1968 (Ancestry.com. California Voter Registrations, 1900-1968 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2008),.
  6. [S237] Obituary, Marcus Calvin Smithson, Beckley (WV) Raleigh Register, Sunday, 14 Oct 1945.
  7. [S237] Obituary, Gordon Charles Smithson, Beckley (WV) Raleigh Register, Sunday, 21 Sept 1952.

Stanley V. Smithson

M, #17090, b. 14 Apr 1899, d. Jul 1967
FatherMarcus Calvin Smithson b. 4 Mar 1862, d. 13 Oct 1945
MotherLottie Ann Ware b. 12 Jan 1872, d. 19 Oct 1935
Birth*14 Apr 1899 Stanley was born at WV on 14 Apr 1899.1,2 
 He was the son of Marcus Calvin Smithson and Lottie Ann Ware
(Witness) Census2 Jun 1900 Stanley V. Smithson appeared on the census of 2 Jun 1900 in the household of Marcus Calvin Smithson and Lottie Ann Ware at Wolf Creek Dist, Monroe Co, WV.2 
(Witness) Census5 May 1910 Stanley V. Smithson appeared on the census of 5 May 1910 in the household of Marcus Calvin Smithson and Lottie Ann Ware at Alderson, Monroe Co, WV.3 
Employment*Jan 1920 Occupation: carpenter in Jan 1920 at Alderson, Monroe Co, WV.3 
(Witness) Census10 Jan 1920 Stanley V. Smithson appeared on the census of 10 Jan 1920 in the household of Marcus Calvin Smithson and Lottie Ann Ware at Alderson, Monroe Co, WV.3 
Residence*20 Sep 1952 Stanley V. Smithson resided at Charleston, Kanawha Co, WV, on 20 Sep 1952.4 
Death*Jul 1967 Stanley died in Jul 1967 at St Albans, Kanawha Co, WV, at age 68.1 

Census Record Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
2 Jun 1900Wolf Creek Dist, Monroe Co, WVMarcus Calvin Smithson, Lottie Ann Ware, Gordon Charles Smithson, Alva V. Smithson and Stanley V. Smithson2
5 May 1910Alderson, Monroe Co, WVMarcus Calvin Smithson, Lottie Ann Ware, Gordon Charles Smithson, Alva V. Smithson, Stanley V. Smithson, Mary Edith Smithson, William Emory "Emory" Smithson and Ashby Dale Smithson3
10 Jan 1920Alderson, Monroe Co, WVMarcus Calvin Smithson, Lottie Ann Ware, Mary Edith Smithson, William Emory "Emory" Smithson, Ashby Dale Smithson, Lillian W. Smithson, Marcus Lee Smithson and Stanley V. Smithson3

Citations

  1. [S1] Social Security Administration., Social Security Death Index (Online at www.ancestry.com),.
  2. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, 1900 census, online at ancestry.com.
  3. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, online at ancestry.com.
  4. [S237] Obituary, Gordon Charles Smithson, Beckley (WV) Raleigh Register, Sunday, 21 Sept 1952.

Powhatan Lusher1

M, #17091, b. 24 May 1878, d. 19 Apr 1940
FatherTolliver Lowry
MotherVirginia Adelaide Lusher b. 25 Jun 1857, d. 18 Aug 1900
Birth*24 May 1878 Powhatan was born at Green Sulphur Springs, Summers Co, WV, on 24 May 1878.2,3,4,5 
 He was the son of Tolliver Lowry and Virginia Adelaide Lusher
(Witness) Census26 Jun 1880 Powhatan Lusher appeared on the census of 26 Jun 1880 in the household of Thomas Daniel Lusher and Sidney Ann Withrow at Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WV.6 
Marriage*3 Jul 1901 He married Clara E. Richmond at Summers Co, WV, on 3 Jul 1901.
Powhatan Lusher, age 23, single, b. Summers Co, res. Summers Co, par. n/a & Adelaide Lusher, laborer; Clara E. Richmond, age 18, single, b. Summers Co, res. Summers Co, par. E.E. & Va C. Richmond; md by H.N. Fink.4 
Employment*Sep 1918 Occupation: carpenter in Sep 1918 at Bloomington, McLean Co, IL. C&A Railroad Co.7 
Residence*12 Sep 1918 Powhatan Lusher resided at 1311 N. Linden, Bloomington, McLean Co, IL, on 12 Sep 1918.7 
Mlt-Registration*12 Sep 1918 He registered for the draft on 12 Sep 1918 at McLean Co, IL.7 
EmploymentApr 1940 Occupation: carpenter in Apr 1940 at Bloomington, McLean Co, IL. Railroad.6 
Census*6 Apr 1940 He and Clara E. Richmond appeared on the census as head of household at 1311 N. Linden, Bloomington, McLean Co, IL, on 6 Apr 1940.6 
Death*19 Apr 1940 Powhatan died on 19 Apr 1940 at Normal, McLean Co, IL, at age 61.2,3,5 
Burial*29 Apr 1940 His body was interred on 29 Apr 1940 at Green Sulphur Springs, Summers Co, WV, at Halidon Cemetery.2,5,8 

Census Record Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
26 Jun 1880Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WVThomas Daniel Lusher, Sidney Ann Withrow, Virginia Adelaide Lusher, William Aeniss Lusher, Eliza Ellen Lusher and Powhatan Lusher6
6 Apr 19401311 N. Linden, Bloomington, McLean Co, ILPowhatan Lusher, Clara E. Richmond, Audra Lusher and Enos Lusher6

Partners and Children

Marriage*3 Jul 1901 He married Clara E. Richmond at Summers Co, WV, on 3 Jul 1901.
Powhatan Lusher, age 23, single, b. Summers Co, res. Summers Co, par. n/a & Adelaide Lusher, laborer; Clara E. Richmond, age 18, single, b. Summers Co, res. Summers Co, par. E.E. & Va C. Richmond; md by H.N. Fink.4 
Children

Citations

  1. [S2529] Letter written by Powhatan Lusher, noted that his parents are Virginia Adelaide Lusher and Tolliver Lowry, as cited by Gaye Whitehead, February 1991.
  2. [S229] Deaths, Civil Records Ancestry.com. Illinois, Deaths and Stillbirths Index, 1916-1947 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2011.
  3. [S1423] Gravestone.
  4. [S2712] WV Marriages Summers Co, WV.
  5. [S149] WV Historical Society Summers Co.., Cemetery Book (Summer Co, WV Historical Society, 1996),.
  6. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, online at ancestry.com.
  7. [S2684] WWI Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918 (www.ancestry.com),.
  8. [S2673] Online cemetery transcription,, Personal visit to the cemetery in August 2004.

Tolliver Lowry

M, #17092
Birth* Tolliver was born. 

Partners and Children

Child

Nellie M. Welch1

F, #17093, b. 11 Aug 1904, d. 4 Jul 1988
FatherFrank M. Welch b. Nov 1868, d. 20 Oct 1948
MotherMary Estella Fox b. 19 Apr 1876, d. 11 Aug 1967
Birth*11 Aug 1904 Nellie was born at Green Sulphur Springs, Summers Co, WV, on 11 Aug 1904.2,3,4 
 She was the daughter of Frank M. Welch and Mary Estella Fox
(Witness) Census29 Apr 1910 Nellie M. Welch appeared on the census of 29 Apr 1910 in the household of Frank M. Welch and Mary Estella Fox at Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WV.5 
(Witness) Census6 Jan 1920 Nellie M. Welch appeared on the census of 6 Jan 1920 in the household of Frank M. Welch and Mary Estella Fox at Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WV.5 
(Witness) Census17 Apr 1930 Nellie M. Welch appeared on the census of 17 Apr 1930 in the household of Frank M. Welch and Mary Estella Fox at Lick Creek Rd, Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WV.5 
(Witness) Census23 Apr 1940 Nellie M. Welch appeared on the census of 23 Apr 1940 in the household of Frank M. Welch and Mary Estella Fox at Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WV.5 
Marriage*25 Oct 1945 She married Curtis Erron Lusher at Hinton, Summers Co, WV, on 25 Oct 1945. Curtis E. Lusher, age 45, single, b. Green Sulphur, res. Green Sulphur; Nellie M. Welch, age 41, single, b. Green Sulphur, res. Green Sulphur; md by H.P. Hackney at Hinton.4 
Residence20 Oct 1948 Nellie M. Welch resided at Green Sulphur Springs, Summers Co, WV, on 20 Oct 1948.6 
Residence11 Aug 1967 She resided at Green Sulphur Springs, Summers Co, WV, on 11 Aug 1967.7 
(informant) Death11 Aug 1967 Nellie was informant for the death of Mary Estella Fox at Green Sulphur Springs, Summers Co, WV, on 11 Aug 1967.7,8 
Residence*17 Jun 1971 Nellie M. Welch resided at Green Sulphur Springs, Summers Co, WV, on 17 Jun 1971.1 
Death*4 Jul 1988 Nellie died on 4 Jul 1988 at Green Sulphur Springs, Summers Co, WV, at age 83.2,9,3,5 
Burial*6 Jul 1988 Her body was interred on 6 Jul 1988 at Green Sulphur Springs, Summers Co, WV, at Halidon Cemetery.2,3 

Census Record Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
29 Apr 1910Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WVFrank M. Welch, Mary Estella Fox, Louella E. Welch, Nellie M. Welch, Willie T. Welch and Rachael Frankie Welch5
6 Jan 1920Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WVFrank M. Welch, Mary Estella Fox, Louella E. Welch, Nellie M. Welch, Willie T. Welch, Rachael Frankie Welch and Edgar E. Welch5
17 Apr 1930Lick Creek Rd, Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WVFrank M. Welch, Mary Estella Fox, Louella E. Welch, Nellie M. Welch, Willie T. Welch and Edgar E. Welch5
23 Apr 1940Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WVFrank M. Welch, Mary Estella Fox and Nellie M. Welch5

Partners and Children

Marriage*25 Oct 1945 She married Curtis Erron Lusher at Hinton, Summers Co, WV, on 25 Oct 1945. Curtis E. Lusher, age 45, single, b. Green Sulphur, res. Green Sulphur; Nellie M. Welch, age 41, single, b. Green Sulphur, res. Green Sulphur; md by H.P. Hackney at Hinton.4 

Citations

  1. [S237] Obituary, Curtis E. Lusher, Beckley (WV) Post-Herald & Register, Saturday, 19 June 1971.
  2. [S237] Obituary, Nellie M. Lusher, Hinton (WV) News, Tues, 12 Jul 1988.
  3. [S149] WV Historical Society Summers Co.., Cemetery Book (Summer Co, WV Historical Society, 1996),.
  4. [S2712] WV Marriages Summers Co, WV.
  5. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, online at ancestry.com.
  6. [S237] Obituary, Frank Welch, Hinton (WV) Daily News, Wednesday, 20 October 1948.
  7. [S237] Obituary, Mary Estella Fox Welch, Beckley (WV) Post-Herald Register, Saturday, 12 August 1967.
  8. [S2683] WV Death Certificate online at www.wvculture.org,.
  9. [S1] Social Security Administration., Social Security Death Index (Online at www.ancestry.com),.