Charles H. Shaffer

M, #451, b. 27 Aug 1921, d. 26 Sep 1991
Birth*27 Aug 1921 Charles was born on 27 Aug 1921.1 
Marriage* He married Virginia Elizabeth Foster
Residence*21 Oct 1977 Charles H. Shaffer resided at White Oak, Raleigh Co, WV, on 21 Oct 1977.2 
Marriage* He married Clara Eveline Bowles, daughter of James Alfred Bowles and Emma Jane Wheeler.3 
Residence*27 Aug 1991 Charles H. Shaffer and Clara Eveline Bowles resided at Alcoa, Blount Co, TN, on 27 Aug 1991.4 
Death*26 Sep 1991 Charles died on 26 Sep 1991 at Alcoa, Blount Co, TN, at age 70.5 
Burial*29 Sep 1991 His body was interred on 29 Sep 1991 at Sandstone, Summers Co, WV, at Richmond Cemetery.5 

Partners and Children

Marriage* He married Virginia Elizabeth Foster
Children
  • Brenda Jo Shaffer2
  • Donna Lynn Shaffer2
  • Harvey Dale Shaffer2

Partners and Children

Marriage* Charles H. Shaffer married Clara Eveline Bowles, daughter of James Alfred Bowles and Emma Jane Wheeler.3 

Citations

  1. [S282] On double tombstone with wife.
  2. [S237] Obituary, Virginia Shaffer, Beckley (WV) Raleigh Register, Friday, 21 Oct 1977.
  3. [S237] Obituary, Nellie Reed Wood, Beckley (WV) Register-Herald, Thursday, 22 April 2010, online at http://www.register-herald.com/obituaries/x563628470/…, accessed August 2012.
  4. [S2719] "Bowles Reunion," Hinton (WV) News, Tuesday, 27 August 1991.
  5. [S237] Obituary, Charles H. Shaffer, Hinton (WV) News, Tuesday, 1 October 1991.

Hampton Whitney Bragg1

M, #452, b. 6 Jun 1906, d. 8 Jul 1966
FatherAnderson Kellis Bragg b. September, 1852, d. before 1917
MotherRebecca Jane Grimmett b. June 3, 1875, d. July 24, 1947
Birth*6 Jun 1906 Hampton was born at Talcott, Summers Co, WV, on 6 Jun 1906.2,3 
 He was the son of Anderson Kellis Bragg and Rebecca Jane Grimmett
Birthcirca 1909 Hampton was born at WV circa 1909. 1910 census age 1; 1920 census age 11.4 
(Witness) Census9 May 1910 He appeared on the census of 9 May 1910 in the household of Anderson Kellis Bragg and Rebecca Jane Grimmett at Talcott Dist, Summers Co, WV.4 
(Witness) Census8 Jan 1920 Hampton Whitney Bragg appeared on the census of 8 Jan 1920 in the household of James L. Adkins and Rebecca Jane Grimmett at Blue Jay, Raleigh Co, WV.4 
Marriage*circa 1929 He married Donnie Alice Cales circa 1929.4 
Employment*May 1930 Occupation: laborer in May 1930 at Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WV. Section laborer, steam railroad.4 
Census*3 May 1930 Hampton Whitney Bragg and Donnie Alice Cales appeared on the census as head of household at Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WV, on 3 May 1930.4 
EmploymentApr 1940 Occupation: laborer in Apr 1940 at Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WV. Section laborer, railroad.4 
Census16 Apr 1940 Hampton Whitney Bragg and Donnie Alice Cales appeared on the census as head of household at Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WV, on 16 Apr 1940.4 
Residence*Jul 1966 Hampton Whitney Bragg resided at Brooks, Summers Co, WV, in Jul 1966.4 
Death*8 Jul 1966 Hampton died on 8 Jul 1966 at Hinton Hospital, Hinton, Summers Co, WV, at age 60.4 
Burial*10 Jul 1966 His body was interred on 10 Jul 1966 at Sandstone, Summers Co, WV, at Cales Cemetery.4 

Census Record Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
9 May 1910Talcott Dist, Summers Co, WVAnderson Kellis Bragg, Rebecca Jane Grimmett, Mary C. Bragg, John Germany Bragg and Hampton Whitney Bragg4
8 Jan 1920Blue Jay, Raleigh Co, WVJames L. Adkins, Rebecca Jane Grimmett, John Germany Bragg, Hampton Whitney Bragg, Tessie Louella Bragg and Luther G. Adkins4
3 May 1930Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WVHampton Whitney Bragg and Donnie Alice Cales4
16 Apr 1940Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WVHampton Whitney Bragg and Donnie Alice Cales4

Partners and Children

Marriage*circa 1929 He married Donnie Alice Cales circa 1929.4 
Children

Citations

  1. [S64] Marjorie Ellen Withrow, The Descendants of David Cail (by author, 1990), p. 116.
  2. [S235] Births, Civil Records Summers Co, WV, delayed birth certificate.
  3. [S2683] WV Death Certificate online at www.wvculture.org,.
  4. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, online at ancestry.com.
  5. [S2714] WV Deaths online at www.wvculture.org,, Summers Co, WV.
  6. [S237] Obituary, Donnie A. Bragg, Hinton (WV) News, Tuesday, 8 July 1997.

Lena Gill

F, #453, b. 9 Feb 1912, d. 31 Dec 1966
FatherCharles Hines Gill1 b. September 24, 1885, d. August 7, 1955
MotherCora Jane Evans1 b. August 17, 1886, d. March 10, 1968
Birth*9 Feb 1912 Lena was born at Summers Co, WV, on 9 Feb 1912.1,2 
 She was the daughter of Charles Hines Gill and Cora Jane Evans.1 
(Witness) Census15 Jan 1920 Lena Gill appeared on the census of 15 Jan 1920 in the household of Charles Hines Gill and Cora Jane Evans at Sandstone Pct, Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WV.2 
Marriage*30 Mar 1929 She married Leslie Dunn Cales at Summers Co, WV, on 30 Mar 1929.3 
Census*3 May 1930 Lena Gill and Leslie Dunn Cales appeared on the census as head of household at Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WV, on 3 May 1930.2 
Residence*Dec 1966 Lena Gill resided at Sandstone, Summers Co, WV, in Dec 1966.1 
Death*31 Dec 1966 Lena died on 31 Dec 1966 at Hinton Hospital, Hinton, Summers Co, WV, at age 54.1 
Burial*2 Jan 1967 She was buried on 2 Jan 1967 at Cales Cemetery, Sandstone, Summers Co, WV.1 

Census Record Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
15 Jan 1920Sandstone Pct, Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WVCharles Hines Gill, Cora Jane Evans, Reva A. Gill, William Howard Gill, Lena Gill, Almeta Gill and Pauline Gill2
3 May 1930Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WVLeslie Dunn Cales, Lena Gill and Billy Joe Cales2

Partners and Children

Marriage*30 Mar 1929 She married Leslie Dunn Cales at Summers Co, WV, on 30 Mar 1929.3 
Children

Citations

  1. [S237] Obituary, Lena Cales, Beckley (WV) Post-Herald, Monday, 2 Jan 1967.
  2. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, online at ancestry.com.
  3. [S64] Marjorie Ellen Withrow, The Descendants of David Cail (by author, 1990), p. 118.
  4. [S237] Obituary, Leslie D. Cales, Beckley (WV) Post-Herald, Tuesday, 6 June 1972.

Robert T. Stoddard

M, #454, b. 8 Jan 1894, d. 21 Mar 1973
Birth*8 Jan 1894 Robert was born at Hinton, Summers Co, WV, on 8 Jan 1894. Son of Maynard and Mattie (McGhee) Stoddard.1 
Marriage* He married Irene Susan Cales
Employment* Occupation: machinist at Mullens, Wyoming Co, WV. Norfolk and Western Railroad Co.1 
Death*21 Mar 1973 Robert died on 21 Mar 1973 at Mullens, Wyoming Co, WV, at age 79.1 
Burial*23 Mar 1973 He was buried on 23 Mar 1973 at Fox Cemetery, Brooks, Summers Co, WV.1 

Partners and Children

Citations

  1. [S237] Obituary, Robert T. Stoddard, Beckley (WV) Raleigh Register, Thursday, 22 March 1973.

Elgie S. Thompson

M, #455, b. 11 Jan 1911, d. Jun 1985
Birth*11 Jan 1911 Elgie was born on 11 Jan 1911.1 
Marriage*25 Aug 1930 He married Margaret Ann Cales at Summers Co, WV, on 25 Aug 1930.2 
Death*Jun 1985 Elgie S. Thompson died in Jun 1985 at Piney View, Raleigh Co, WV, at age 74..1 

Partners and Children

Citations

  1. [S1] Social Security Administration., Social Security Death Index (Online at www.ancestry.com),.
  2. [S64] Marjorie Ellen Withrow, The Descendants of David Cail (by author, 1990), p. 118.

James Wilbur Reinhart1,2

M, #456, b. 29 Nov 1909, d. 6 Nov 2000
Birth*29 Nov 1909 James was born on 29 Nov 1909.2 
Marriage* He married Zella Murphy Cales
Residence*29 Mar 1967 James Wilbur Reinhart resided at 112 Cohen St, Beckley, Raleigh Co, WV, on 29 Mar 1967.1 
Death*6 Nov 2000 He died on 6 Nov 2000 at Beckley, Raleigh Co, WV, at age 90..2 

Partners and Children

Citations

  1. [S237] Obituary, Zella Reinhart, Beckley (WV) Raleigh Register, Wednesday, 29 March 1967.
  2. [S1] Social Security Administration., Social Security Death Index (Online at www.ancestry.com),.

John Frazier Ward1

M, #457, b. 25 Sep 1914, d. 5 Feb 1985
FatherLee Roy 'Dink' Ward2 b. March 2, 1887, d. March 11, 1972
MotherBessie Arcenia Drew2 b. September 9, 1896, d. April 15, 1936
Birth*25 Sep 1914 John was born at Summers Co, WV, on 25 Sep 1914. 
 He was the son of Lee Roy 'Dink' Ward and Bessie Arcenia Drew.2 
(Witness) Census3 Jan 1920 John Frazier Ward appeared on the census of 3 Jan 1920 in the household of Lee Roy 'Dink' Ward and Bessie Arcenia Drew at Hilltop, Fayette Co, WV.2 
(Witness) Census9 Apr 1930 John Frazier Ward appeared on the census of 9 Apr 1930 in the household of Lee Roy 'Dink' Ward and Bessie Arcenia Drew at Scarbro, Fayette Co, WV.2 
Marriage*1 Nov 1937 He married Lula Virginia Cales at Summers Co, WV, on 1 Nov 1937.1 
Employment*Apr 1940 Occupation: laborer in Apr 1940 at Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WV. Track labor, C&O Railroad.2 
Census*15 Apr 1940 John Frazier Ward and Lula Virginia Cales appeared on the census as head of household at Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WV, on 15 Apr 1940.2 
Death*5 Feb 1985 John died on 5 Feb 1985 at Summers Co, WV, at age 70. 

Census Record Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
3 Jan 1920Hilltop, Fayette Co, WVLee Roy 'Dink' Ward, Bessie Arcenia Drew, John Frazier Ward, Madeline Juanita Ward, Nellie Maggie Ward and Vivian Louise Ward2
9 Apr 1930Scarbro, Fayette Co, WVLee Roy 'Dink' Ward, Bessie Arcenia Drew, John Frazier Ward, Madeline Juanita Ward, Nellie Maggie Ward, Vivian Louise Ward, Dorothy Faye Ward, William Roy Ward, Walter Samuel Ward and Ethel Margaret Ward2
15 Apr 1940Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WVJohn Frazier Ward and Lula Virginia Cales2

Partners and Children

Marriage*1 Nov 1937 He married Lula Virginia Cales at Summers Co, WV, on 1 Nov 1937.1 
Children
  • Buster Ray Ward2
  • Charles Frazier Ward3

Citations

  1. [S64] Marjorie Ellen Withrow, The Descendants of David Cail (by author, 1990), p. 119.
  2. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, online at ancestry.com.
  3. [S230] Marriages, Civil Records Ancestry.com. Virginia, U.S., Marriage Records, 1936-2014 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2015.

Okey Wilson Compton1

M, #458, b. 14 Oct 1907, d. 11 Apr 1974
Birth*14 Oct 1907 Okey was born at Louisa, Lawrence Co, KY, on 14 Oct 1907. Son of Frank and Sarah (Boyd) Compton.2,3 
Marriage*5 Oct 1935 He married Thelma G. Cooper at Summers Co, WV, on 5 Oct 1935. Okey W. Compton, age 27, single, b. KY, res. Hinton; Thelma G. Cooper, age 22, single, b. Fayette Co, res. Hinton; md by H.P. Hackney.3 
Employment* Occupation: C&O railroad.2 
Death*11 Apr 1974 Okey died on 11 Apr 1974 at Brooks, Summers Co, WV, at age 66.2 

Partners and Children

Child
  • Drema Compton

Citations

  1. [S237] Obituary, Thelma G. Compton, Hinton (WV) News, Tuesday, 31 July 2001.
  2. [S237] Obituary, Okey W. Compton, Beckley (WV) Post-Herald, Friday, 12 April 1974.
  3. [S2712] WV Marriages Summers Co, WV.

David Clay Marion1

M, #461, b. circa 1914
Birth*circa 1914 David was born at Fayette Co, WV, circa 1914.2 
Marriage*9 May 1934 He married Willie Bee Cooper at Summers Co, WV, on 9 May 1934. David C. Marion, age 20, single, b. Fayette Co, res. Hinton; Willie B. Cooper, age 19, single, b. Fayette Co, res. Hinton; md by G.W. Kesler.2 

Partners and Children

Children
  • Lula Belle Marion
  • Patricia Ann Marion
  • Dena Gay Marion

Citations

  1. [S237] Obituary, Willie Bee Marion, Hinton (WV) News, Tuesday, 4 Nov 2005.
  2. [S2712] WV Marriages Summers Co, WV.

John Joseph Cunniff1

M, #465, b. 21 Mar 1910, d. 18 Mar 1974
Birth*21 Mar 1910 John was born on 21 Mar 1910.2 
Marriage* He married Blondena Elizabeth Ann Cooper
Death*18 Mar 1974 John Joseph Cunniff died on 18 Mar 1974 at 44 Third St, St Albans, Kanawha Co, WV, at age 63..1,2 
Burial*20 Mar 1974 He was buried on 20 Mar 1974 at Cunningham Mem Park, St Albans, Kanawha Co, WV.1 

Partners and Children

Children
  • Mary Elizabeth Cunniff
  • Rita Kay Cunniff

Citations

  1. [S237] Obituary, John Cunniff, Charleston (WV) Gazette, Tuesday, 19 March 1974.
  2. [S1] Social Security Administration., Social Security Death Index (Online at www.ancestry.com),.

Dayton S. Griffith1

M, #472, b. 25 Oct 1914, d. Feb 1987
Birth*25 Oct 1914 Dayton was born on 25 Oct 1914.2 
Marriage* He married Patsy L. Johnson
Death*Feb 1987 Dayton died in Feb 1987 at Charleston, Kanawha Co, WV, at age 72.2 

Partners and Children

Child
  • Dayton Griffith Jr

Citations

  1. [S237] Obituary, William Edward Johnson, Beckley (WV) Raleigh Register, Sunday, 16 May 1948.
  2. [S1] Social Security Administration., Social Security Death Index (Online at www.ancestry.com),.

William A. Schweitzer

M, #474
Marriage*30 Jun 1934 He married Marjorie Anne Johnson at Atlantic City, Atlantic Co, NJ, on 30 Jun 1934. 

Partners and Children

Lawrence Clinton Snyder

M, #475, b. 1 Oct 1909
Birth*1 Oct 1909 Lawrence was born at Kaymoor, Fayette Co, WV, on 1 Oct 1909.1 
Marriage*23 Dec 1933 He married Ruby Mae Johnson at Glen Hedrick, Raleigh Co, WV, on 23 Dec 1933. Lawrence Snyder, age 24, single, b. Kaymore, res. Oak Hill, par. Geo & Thettie, dry cleaner; Ruby M. Johnson, age 21, single, b. n/a, res. Minden, par. Homer & Jenzie; md by Albert Richmond at Glen Hedrick.1 

Partners and Children

Children

Citations

  1. [S2712] WV Marriages Fayette Co, WV.

Alfred Eugene Ball Jr

M, #476, b. 2 Jun 1918, d. May 1978
FatherAlfred Eugene Ball2 b. August 21, 1890, d. January 8, 1957
MotherGladys Irene Gillispie1 b. July 16, 1894, d. May 1, 1965
Birth*2 Jun 1918 Alfred was born at WV on 2 Jun 1918.3,2 
 He was the son of Alfred Eugene Ball and Gladys Irene Gillispie.1,2 
(Witness) Census17 Jan 1920 Alfred Eugene Ball Jr appeared on the census of 17 Jan 1920 in the household of Alfred Eugene Ball and Gladys Irene Gillispie at Beckwith Pct, Fayetteville Dist, Fayette Co, WV.2 
(Witness) Census16 Apr 1930 Alfred Eugene Ball Jr appeared on the census of 16 Apr 1930 in the household of Alfred Eugene Ball and Gladys Irene Gillispie at Talcott Dist, Summers Co, WV.2 
Marriage*11 Jun 1938 He married Nina Louise Johnson at Pearisburg, Giles Co, VA, on 11 Jun 1938. 
Employment*Apr 1940 Occupation: mail carrier in Apr 1940 at Talcott, Summers Co, WV. Railroad.2 
Census*5 Apr 1940 Alfred Eugene Ball Jr and Nina Louise Johnson appeared on the census as head of household at Talcott, Summers Co, WV, on 5 Apr 1940.2 
Death*May 1978 Alfred Eugene Ball Jr died in May 1978 at Talcott, Summers Co, WV, at age 59..3 

Census Record Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
17 Jan 1920Beckwith Pct, Fayetteville Dist, Fayette Co, WVAlfred Eugene Ball, Gladys Irene Gillispie, Emma Virginia Ball and Alfred Eugene Ball Jr2
16 Apr 1930Talcott Dist, Summers Co, WVAlfred Eugene Ball, Gladys Irene Gillispie, Emma Virginia Ball and Alfred Eugene Ball Jr2
5 Apr 1940Talcott, Summers Co, WVAlfred Eugene Ball Jr, Nina Louise Johnson and Janie Louise Ball2

Partners and Children

Marriage*11 Jun 1938 He married Nina Louise Johnson at Pearisburg, Giles Co, VA, on 11 Jun 1938. 
Children

Citations

  1. [S2890] Zachariah Woodson and Sarah Alderson PDF, 29 November 1994 Lee Ann Blakenship,.
  2. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, online at ancestry.com.
  3. [S1] Social Security Administration., Social Security Death Index (Online at www.ancestry.com),.
  4. [S237] Obituary, Nina Louise Ball, Beckley (WV) Register-Herald, Tuesday, 16 March 2010, online at http://www.register-herald.com/obituaries/x1745495072/…, accessed 16 March 2010.

Carl G. Belcher1

M, #477, b. circa 1904
Birth*circa 1904 Carl was born at Summers Co, WV, circa 1904.1 
Marriage*16 Apr 1930 He married Elsie Lynn Bragg at Summers Co, WV, on 16 Apr 1930. Carl G. Belcher, age 26, b. Summers Co, res. Hinton; Elsie Bragg, age 23, b. Summers Co, res. Sandstone; md by Fred L. Miller.1 

Partners and Children

Child
  • Carl G. Belcher Jr.

Citations

  1. [S2712] WV Marriages Summers Co, WV.

Lawrence Owen Haynes1

M, #478, b. 1 Apr 1921
Birth*1 Apr 1921 Lawrence was born at Blakeley, Kanawha Co, WV, on 1 Apr 1921.1 
Marriage*26 Oct 1950 He married Catherine Corinne Johnson at Charmco, Greenbrier Co, WV, on 26 Oct 1950. Lawrence Owen Haynes, age 29, single, b. 1 Apr 1921, Blakeley, Kanawha Co, WV, res. Quinwood, Greenbrier Co, WV, par. Henry Clay Haynes & Nettie Haynes; Katherine Corinne Johnson, age 29, single, b. 21 Mar 1921, Elverton, Fayette Co, WV, res. Charmco, Greenbrier Co, WV, par. James L. Johnson & Doshie Johnson; md by Joe E. Brown, at the Home, Charmco, WV.1 

Partners and Children

Citations

  1. [S2712] WV Marriages Greenbrier Co, WV.

Evelyn Louise Johnson

F, #479, b. 1919
Birth*1919 Evelyn was born at Fayette Co, WV, in 1919. Daughter of James and Delphia May (Taylor) Johnson.1 
Marriage*11 Jun 1938 She married James Dillon Cales at Summers Co, WV, on 11 Jun 1938.
Jas. Dillon Johnson, age 21, single, b. Summers Co, res. Sandstone; Evelyn L. Johnson, age 19, single, b. Fayette Co, res. Sandstone; md by E.S. Zickafoose.1 
Census*8 Apr 1940 Evelyn Louise Johnson and James Dillon Cales appeared on the census as head of household at Sandstone, Summers Co, WV, on 8 Apr 1940.2 
(informant) Death20 Apr 1953 Evelyn was informant for the death of James Dillon Cales at Greenbrier Co, WV, on 20 Apr 1953.3,4 
Residence*20 Apr 1953 Evelyn Louise Johnson resided at Crichton, Greenbrier Co, WV, on 20 Apr 1953.4 

Census Record Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
8 Apr 1940Sandstone, Summers Co, WVJames Dillon Cales, Evelyn Louise Johnson, Patty Ann Cales and Betty Lou Cales2

Partners and Children

Children
  • Patty Ann Cales2
  • Betty Lou Cales2
  • Ramona Jean Cales
  • Gloria Cales4
  • Nina Cales4
  • James Dillon Cales Jr4

Citations

  1. [S2712] WV Marriages Summers Co, WV.
  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, James Dillon Cales, Beckley (WV) Post-Herald, Wednesday, 22 April 1953.

James W. Cooper1

M, #480, b. circa 1927
Birth*circa 1927 James was born at Sandstone, Summers Co, WV, circa 1927.1 
Marriage*18 May 1947 He married Billie Mae Cales at Hinton, Summers Co, WV, on 18 May 1947.
James W. Cooper, age 20, single, b. Sandstone, res. Sandstone; Billa Mae Cales, age 22, single, b. Sandstone, res. Sandstone; md by H.P. Hackney at Hinton.1 

Partners and Children

Children
  • James W. Cooper Jr
  • Darrell W. Cooper2
  • Larry D. Cooper2
  • Nancy C. Cooper2
  • Pamela J. Cooper2

Citations

  1. [S2712] WV Marriages Summers Co, WV.
  2. [S237] Obituary, Billie Mae Cooper, Hinton (WV) News, Tuesday, 23 Jan 2001.

James Howard Johnson

M, #482, b. 6 Jun 1912, d. 19 Aug 1956
James Howard Johnson, Cooper Cemetery, Sandstone, Summers Co, WV
Image credit: Brittany Wykle, findagrave.com
FatherMelville Lewis Johnson b. November 7, 1879, d. May 4, 1954
MotherIda Catherine Burdette b. March 23, 1882, d. February 23, 1934
Birth*6 Jun 1912 James was born at Sandstone, Summers Co, WV, on 6 Jun 1912. 
 He was the son of Melville Lewis Johnson and Ida Catherine Burdette
(Witness) Census26 Jan 1920 James Howard Johnson appeared on the census of 26 Jan 1920 in the household of Melville Lewis Johnson and Ida Catherine Burdette at Sandstone, Summers Co, WV.1 
(Witness) Census7 Apr 1930 James Howard Johnson appeared on the census of 7 Apr 1930 in the household of Melville Lewis Johnson and Ida Catherine Burdette at Laurel Creek Rd, Sandstone, Summers Co, WV.1 
Marriage* He married Violet Francis Cales
(Witness) Residence1 Apr 1935 James Howard Johnson lived with Melville Lewis Johnson on 1 Apr 1935 at Laurel Creek Rd, Sandstone, Summers Co, WV.1 
(Witness) Census19 Apr 1940 James Howard Johnson appeared on the census of 19 Apr 1940 in the household of Melville Lewis Johnson at Laurel Creek Rd, Sandstone, Summers Co, WV.2 
Residence*4 May 1954 James Howard Johnson resided at Hinton, Summers Co, WV, on 4 May 1954.3 
Death*19 Aug 1956 James died on 19 Aug 1956 at South Lebanon, Warren Co, OH, at age 44.4,5 
Burial*22 Aug 1956 His body was interred on 22 Aug 1956 at Sandstone, Summers Co, WV, at Cooper Cemetery.6,5 

Census Record Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
26 Jan 1920Sandstone, Summers Co, WVMelville Lewis Johnson, Ida Catherine Burdette, William Russell Johnson, Alta Ruth Johnson, Amy Ellen Johnson, James Howard Johnson and Harold Everett Johnson1
7 Apr 1930Laurel Creek Rd, Sandstone, Summers Co, WVMelville Lewis Johnson, Ida Catherine Burdette, Amy Ellen Johnson, James Howard Johnson and Harold Everett Johnson1
19 Apr 1940Laurel Creek Rd, Sandstone, Summers Co, WVMelville Lewis Johnson, James Howard Johnson, Violet Francis Cales and Helen Ruth Johnson2

Partners and Children

Marriage* He married Violet Francis Cales
Children

Citations

  1. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, online at ancestry.com.
  2. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, Summers Co, WV, ED 45-13, p. 15B, online at ancestry.com.
  3. [S237] Obituary, Melville Lewis Johnson, Beckley (WV) Post-Herald, Wed, 5 May 1954.
  4. [S211] Email Linda Bragg Pack, recounting her memory of Howard's death at her house in South Lebanon.
  5. [S2738] FindAGrave.com (findagrave.com), gravestone photo.
  6. [S237] Obituary, James Howard Johnson, Hinton (WV) Daily News, Tuesday, 21 August 1956.

Roger Lee Johnson

M, #483, b. 1 Jul 1941, d. 19 May 2014
Roger Lee Johnson
Image credit: obituary photo
FatherJames Howard Johnson b. June 6, 1912, d. August 19, 1956
MotherViolet Francis Cales b. March 2, 1921, d. May 9, 1985
Birth*1 Jul 1941 Roger was born at Summers Co, WV, on 1 Jul 1941. 
 He was the son of James Howard Johnson and Violet Francis Cales
Marriage*circa 1969 He married Mary (?) circa 1969.1 
Residence*15 Sep 1984 Roger Lee Johnson resided at Waynesville, Warren Co, OH, on 15 Sep 1984.2 
Residence9 May 1985 He resided at Waynesville, Warren Co, OH, on 9 May 1985.3 
Death*19 May 2014 Roger died on 19 May 2014 at Waynesville, Warren Co, OH, at age 72.
JOHNSON, Roger L. age 72 of Waynesville passed away Mon. May 19, 2014 with his family by his side. Roger worked 20 years for Centerville Steel and several more years for Marmac Company in Xenia. A member of the Bethany Baptist Church in Clarksville, he greatly enjoyed watching the Reds and Bengals, being outside, and spending time with his grandchildren. He was a member of the Waynesville American Legion post 615. He was preceded in death by his parents James Johnson and Violet Ward, his brother Jerry Johnson, and his sister Helen Ward. He is survived by his wife of 45 years, Mary; son and daughter-in-law Marcus and Tammy Johnson; and three grandchildren Jarrett, Chloe, and Deacon. Funeral services 10:30 AM Fri. May 23, 2014 at Stubbs-Conner Funeral Home, Waynesville. Burial will be at Miami Cemetery, Corwin. The family will receive friends 6-8 PM Thurs. at the funeral home. Condolences at www.stubbsconner.com.1 
Burial*23 May 2014 His body was interred on 23 May 2014 at Corwin, Warren Co, OH, at Miami Cem.1 

Partners and Children

Marriage*circa 1969 He married Mary (?) circa 1969.1 

Citations

  1. [S237] Obituary, Roger L. Johnson, Waynesville (OH) Stubbs-Conner Funeral Home, online at http://www.stubbsconner.com/obituaries/Roger-Johnson-3/#!/…, accessed July 2017.
  2. [S237] Obituary, Alonzo Ward, Hinton (WV) News, Tuesday, 18 Sept 1984.
  3. [S237] Obituary, Violet F. Ward, Hinton (WV) News, Tuesday, 14 May 1985.

Jerry MacArthur Johnson1

M, #484, b. 10 Jan 1944, d. 17 Oct 1995
FatherJames Howard Johnson b. June 6, 1912, d. August 19, 1956
MotherViolet Francis Cales b. March 2, 1921, d. May 9, 1985
Birth*10 Jan 1944 Jerry was born at Sandstone, Summers Co, WV, on 10 Jan 1944.1 
 He was the son of James Howard Johnson and Violet Francis Cales
Marriage*24 Dec 1965 He married Drema Louise Williams at Pearisburg, Giles Co, VA, on 24 Dec 1965.
Jerry MacArthur Johnson, age 22, single, b. Sandstone, WV, res. Sandstone, par. James Howard Johnson & Violet Frances Cales, machine operator; Dream Louise Williams, age 18, single, b. Hinton, res. 1100 Summers St, Hinton, par. Edison Williams & Dorothy Mae Davis, student; md by James E. Hankins at Pearisburg.1 
Residence*15 Sep 1984 Jerry MacArthur Johnson resided at SC on 15 Sep 1984.2 
Residence9 May 1985 He resided at Charlotte, Mecklenburg Co, NC, on 9 May 1985.3 
Death*17 Oct 1995 Jerry died on 17 Oct 1995 at Winston-Salem, Forsyth Co, NC, at age 51.4,5 
Burial*21 Oct 1995 His body was interred on 21 Oct 1995 at Sandstone, Summers Co, WV, at Richmond Cemetery.5 

Partners and Children

Marriage*24 Dec 1965 He married Drema Louise Williams at Pearisburg, Giles Co, VA, on 24 Dec 1965.
Jerry MacArthur Johnson, age 22, single, b. Sandstone, WV, res. Sandstone, par. James Howard Johnson & Violet Frances Cales, machine operator; Dream Louise Williams, age 18, single, b. Hinton, res. 1100 Summers St, Hinton, par. Edison Williams & Dorothy Mae Davis, student; md by James E. Hankins at Pearisburg.1 

Citations

  1. [S230] Marriages, Civil Records Ancestry.com. Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2015.
  2. [S237] Obituary, Alonzo Ward, Hinton (WV) News, Tuesday, 18 Sept 1984.
  3. [S237] Obituary, Violet F. Ward, Hinton (WV) News, Tuesday, 14 May 1985.
  4. [S229] Deaths, Civil Records Ancestry.com. North Carolina, Death Indexes, 1908-2004 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2007.
  5. [S237] Obituary, Jerry M. Johnson, Hinton (WV) News, Tuesday, 24 Oct 1995.

Helen Ruth Johnson

F, #485, b. 26 Jul 1937, d. 1 Jan 2001
FatherJames Howard Johnson b. June 6, 1912, d. August 19, 1956
MotherViolet Francis Cales b. March 2, 1921, d. May 9, 1985
Birth*26 Jul 1937 Helen was born at Sandstone, Summers Co, WV, on 26 Jul 1937.1,2 
 She was the daughter of James Howard Johnson and Violet Francis Cales
(Witness) Census19 Apr 1940 Helen Ruth Johnson appeared on the census of 19 Apr 1940 in the household of Melville Lewis Johnson at Laurel Creek Rd, Sandstone, Summers Co, WV.3 
Marriage*30 Nov 1953 She married Charles Denver Ward at Hinton, Summers Co, WV, on 30 Nov 1953.
Chas. Denver Ward, age 24, single, b. Hix, res. Ramp; Helen Ruth Johnson, age 16, single, b. Sandstone, res. Sandstone; md by Billy Apostolon at Hinton.2 
Residence*15 Sep 1984 Helen Ruth Johnson resided at Sandstone, Summers Co, WV, on 15 Sep 1984.4 
Residence9 May 1985 She resided at Sandstone, Summers Co, WV, on 9 May 1985.5 
ResidenceJan 2001 She resided at Warren Co, OH, in Jan 2001.6 
Death*1 Jan 2001 Helen died on 1 Jan 2001 at Middletown Hosp, Middletown, Butler Co, OH, at age 63.6,1 

Census Record Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
19 Apr 1940Laurel Creek Rd, Sandstone, Summers Co, WVMelville Lewis Johnson, James Howard Johnson, Violet Francis Cales and Helen Ruth Johnson3

Partners and Children

Marriage*30 Nov 1953 She married Charles Denver Ward at Hinton, Summers Co, WV, on 30 Nov 1953.
Chas. Denver Ward, age 24, single, b. Hix, res. Ramp; Helen Ruth Johnson, age 16, single, b. Sandstone, res. Sandstone; md by Billy Apostolon at Hinton.2 

Citations

  1. [S1] Social Security Administration., Social Security Death Index (Online at www.ancestry.com),.
  2. [S2712] WV Marriages Summers Co, WV.
  3. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, Summers Co, WV, ED 45-13, p. 15B, online at ancestry.com.
  4. [S237] Obituary, Alonzo Ward, Hinton (WV) News, Tuesday, 18 Sept 1984.
  5. [S237] Obituary, Violet F. Ward, Hinton (WV) News, Tuesday, 14 May 1985.
  6. [S229] Deaths, Civil Records Ancestry.com and Ohio Department of Health. Ohio, Deaths, 1908-1932, 1938-2007 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2010.

Charles Denver Ward1

M, #488, b. 10 May 1929, d. 15 Jan 1998
FatherJohn M. Ward2 b. May 1, 1890
MotherIda Graham2 b. circa 1908, d. January 15, 1933
Birth*10 May 1929 Charles was born at Hix, Summers Co, WV, on 10 May 1929.3,1 
 He was the son of John M. Ward and Ida Graham.2 
(Witness) Census29 Apr 1930 Charles Denver Ward appeared on the census of 29 Apr 1930 in the household of John M. Ward and Ida Graham at Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WV.2 
(Witness) Census22 Apr 1940 Charles Denver Ward appeared on the census of 22 Apr 1940 in the household of John M. Ward at Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WV.2 
Marriage*30 Nov 1953 He married Helen Ruth Johnson at Hinton, Summers Co, WV, on 30 Nov 1953.
Chas. Denver Ward, age 24, single, b. Hix, res. Ramp; Helen Ruth Johnson, age 16, single, b. Sandstone, res. Sandstone; md by Billy Apostolon at Hinton.1 
Death*15 Jan 1998 Charles Denver Ward died on 15 Jan 1998 at Sandstone, Summers Co, WV, at age 68..3 

Census Record Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
29 Apr 1930Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WVJohn M. Ward, Ida Graham, Eugene B. Ward, Geneva Ward, Madeline Ward, Mabel Ward, Dennis Ward, Columbus Ward and Charles Denver Ward2
22 Apr 1940Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WVJohn M. Ward, Eugene B. Ward, Mabel Ward, Dennis Ward, Columbus Ward and Charles Denver Ward2

Partners and Children

Citations

  1. [S2712] WV Marriages Summers Co, WV.
  2. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, online at ancestry.com.
  3. [S1] Social Security Administration., Social Security Death Index (Online at www.ancestry.com),.

Norman Dillon Adkins

M, #489, b. 23 May 1910, d. 15 Jan 1992
Birth*23 May 1910 Norman was born at Sandstone, Summers Co, WV, on 23 May 1910. Son of Thomas Henry & Mattie Susan (Anthony) Adkins.1,2 
Marriage*21 Dec 1935 He married Marguerite Marie Cantrell at Summers Co, WV, on 21 Dec 1935. N. Dillon Adkins, age 25, single, b. Summers, res. Sandstone; Margarete M. Cantrell, age 17, single, b. Summers, res. Sandstone; md by D.G. Richmond.2 
EmploymentApr 1940 Occupation: laborer in Apr 1940 at Sandstone, Summers Co, WV. Track laborer, railroad.3 
Census*8 Apr 1940 Norman Dillon Adkins and Marguerite Marie Cantrell appeared on the census as head of household at Sandstone, Summers Co, WV, on 8 Apr 1940.3 
Employment* Occupation: C&O railroad.1 
Residence*Jan 1992 Norman Dillon Adkins resided at Meadow Creek, Summers Co, WV, in Jan 1992.1 
Death*15 Jan 1992 Norman died on 15 Jan 1992 at Summers County Hosp, Hinton, Summers Co, WV, at age 81.1,4 
Burial*19 Jan 1992 He was buried on 19 Jan 1992 at Richmond Cemetery, Sandstone, Summers Co, WV.1 

Census Record Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
8 Apr 1940Sandstone, Summers Co, WVNorman Dillon Adkins, Marguerite Marie Cantrell, Norman Edward Adkins, Tommy Gerald Adkins and Mary Sue Adkins3

Partners and Children

Marriage*21 Dec 1935 He married Marguerite Marie Cantrell at Summers Co, WV, on 21 Dec 1935. N. Dillon Adkins, age 25, single, b. Summers, res. Sandstone; Margarete M. Cantrell, age 17, single, b. Summers, res. Sandstone; md by D.G. Richmond.2 
Children

Citations

  1. [S237] Obituary, Norman Dillon Adkins, Hinton (WV) News, Tuesday, 21 Jan 1992.
  2. [S2712] WV Marriages Summers Co, WV.
  3. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, online at ancestry.com.
  4. [S237] Obituary, Marguerite Marie Adkins, Hinton (WV) News, Tuesday, 17 Feb 2004.

Jack Ward Jr

M, #491, b. 13 Aug 1927, d. 20 Aug 2000
Birth*13 Aug 1927 Jack was born at McKendree, Fayette Co, WV, on 13 Aug 1927. Son of Arrow G. & Mildred (Willey) Ward.1,2 
Marriage*10 Sep 1948 He married Jacqueline Jane Cantrell at Bellepoint, Summers Co, WV, on 10 Sep 1948. Jack Ward, Jr, age 21, single, b. McKendree, res. Gatewood; Jacqueline Cantrell, age 19, single, b. Sandstone, res. Hinton; md by C.H. Martin at Bellepoint.2 
Employment* Occupation: C&O railroad.1 
Residence*26 Apr 1999 Jack Ward Jr resided at 603 Ballengee St, Hinton, Summers Co, WV, on 26 Apr 1999.3 
Death*20 Aug 2000 Jack died on 20 Aug 2000 at Lewisburg Care Facility, Lewisburg, Greenbrier Co, WV, at age 73.1 
Burial*22 Aug 2000 He was buried on 22 Aug 2000 at Restwood Mem Park, Madams Creek, Summers Co, WV.1 

Partners and Children

Children
  • Mark Ward2
  • Linda Kay Ward2

Citations

  1. [S237] Obituary, Jack Ward, Jr, Hinton (WV) News, Tuesday, 22 Aug 2000.
  2. [S2712] WV Marriages Summers Co, WV.
  3. [S237] Obituary, Jacqueline J. Ward, Hinton (WV) News, Tuesday, 4 May 1999.

Beechie Monroe Ward

M, #494, b. 29 Mar 1934, d. 25 Jan 2007
FatherJesse Howard Ward b. circa 1911
MotherVirginia Edna Richmond b. June 30, 1913, d. August 19, 1989
Birth*29 Mar 1934 Beechie was born at Glade, Fayette Co, WV, on 29 Mar 1934.1,2 
 He was the son of Jesse Howard Ward and Virginia Edna Richmond
Marriage*17 Oct 1952 He married Dixie Lee Johnson at Rupert, Greenbrier Co, WV, on 17 Oct 1952.
Beechie Monroe Ward, age 18, single, b. Glade, res. Sandstone; Dixie Lee Johnson, age 19, single, b. Sandstone, res. Sandstone; md by Robert G. Henson.2 
Residence19 Aug 1989 Beechie Monroe Ward resided at Oak Hill, Fayette Co, WV, on 19 Aug 1989.3 
Residence*16 Apr 1991 He resided at Fayetteville, Fayette Co, WV, on 16 Apr 1991.4 
Residence4 May 2004 He resided on 4 May 2004.5 
Death*25 Jan 2007 Beechie died on 25 Jan 2007 at Beckley Appalachian Hosp, Beckley, Raleigh Co, WV, at age 72. Beechie Monroe Ward, 72, of Oak Hill, died Jan. 25, 2007, at Beckley Appalachian Regional Hospital.

Born March 29, 1934, at Glade, he was the son of Jesse H. Ward of Fayetteville and the late Virginia Edna Richmond Ward. In addition to his mother, he was preceded in death by his daughter, Sarah Lynn Ward; a son, Michael Ward; sisters, Blondina Lewis and Eugondia Ward; and brothers, Travis Ward, Steve Ward and Bradley Ward.

Beechie grew up in Summers County and had worked for the railroad.

Surviving: his companion, Stephanie Stevens of Oak Hill; his children, Jackie Ward of Meadow Creek, Becky Sovine of Rainelle, Kimberley Campbell of Florida, Scott Ward of New York, Dianne Mahoney of Cleveland, Ohio, and Tyler Ward of Oak Hill; brothers, Jim Ward, William Ward, Jesse Ward and Ronald Ward; and eight grandchildren.

Funeral services were Jan. 29 at at High Lawn Funeral Home Chapel, Oak Hill, with the Rev. Sam Calloway officiating. Burial followed in High Lawn Memorial Park, Oak Hill.

Arrangements by High Lawn Funeral Home Chapel, Oak Hill..1 
Burial*27 Jan 2007 His body was interred on 27 Jan 2007 at Oak Hill, Fayette Co, WV, at High Lawn Memorial Park.1 

Partners and Children

Marriage*17 Oct 1952 He married Dixie Lee Johnson at Rupert, Greenbrier Co, WV, on 17 Oct 1952.
Beechie Monroe Ward, age 18, single, b. Glade, res. Sandstone; Dixie Lee Johnson, age 19, single, b. Sandstone, res. Sandstone; md by Robert G. Henson.2 
Children
  • Jackie Lee Ward
  • Rebecca Sue Ward
  • Michael Wayne Ward Sr+ b. 1 Mar 1960, d. 16 Apr 1991
  • Kimberly Ann Ward
  • Scott Monroe Ward

Citations

  1. [S237] Obituary, Beechie Monroe Ward, Beckley (WV) Register-Herald, 27 Jan 2007, online at http://www.register-herald.com/obituaries/…, accessed Jan 2007.
  2. [S2712] WV Marriages Summers Co, WV.
  3. [S237] Obituary, Virginia Edna Ward, Hinton (WV) News, Tuesday, 22 Aug 1989.
  4. [S237] Obituary, Michael W. Ward, Sr, Hinton (WV) News, Tues, 23 April 1991.
  5. [S237] Obituary, Travis Reo Ward, Hinton (WV) News, Tuesday, 11 May 2004.

Norris Steve Gunter1

M, #499, b. 27 Nov 1933, d. 3 Jul 2004
FatherLundy Turman Gunter2 b. June 14, 1907, d. April 3, 1950
MotherJessie E. Rorke3 b. December 4, 1905, d. September 22, 1996
Birth*27 Nov 1933 Norris was born at Sandstone, Summers Co, WV, on 27 Nov 1933.4,1 
 He was the son of Lundy Turman Gunter and Jessie E. Rorke.2,3 
(Witness) Census6 Apr 1940 Norris Steve Gunter appeared on the census of 6 Apr 1940 in the household of Lundy Turman Gunter and Jessie E. Rorke at Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WV.5 
Marriage*20 Oct 1973 He married Dixie Lee Johnson at Rich Creek, Giles Co, VA, on 20 Oct 1973.
Norris Steve Gunter, age 39, divorced, 2nd marriage, b. 27 Nov 1933, WV, res. Lockbridge, Summers Co, WV, par. Lundy Turman Gunter & Jessie Ethel Rourk; Dixie Lee Ward nee Johnson, age 40, divorced, 2nd marriage, b. 9 Sep 1933, WV, res. Sandstone, Summers Co, WV, par. Truman Enos Johnson & Annie Lee Cox; md by Ralph M. Halliwill at Rich Creek.1 
Residence*16 Apr 1991 Norris Steve Gunter resided at Rainelle, Greenbrier Co, WV, on 16 Apr 1991.6 
Death*3 Jul 2004 Norris died on 3 Jul 2004 at age 70.4 

Census Record Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
6 Apr 1940Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WVLundy Turman Gunter, Jessie E. Rorke, Stanley Gunter, Norris Steve Gunter and Garth Gunter5

Partners and Children

Citations

  1. [S230] Marriages, Civil Records Ancestry.com. Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2015.
  2. [S230] Marriages, Civil Records Ancestry.com. Virginia, U.S., Marriage Records, 1936-2014 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2015.
  3. [S2712] WV Marriages Summers Co, WV.
  4. [S2838] Social Security Administration., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007 (Online at www.ancestry.com),.
  5. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, online at ancestry.com.
  6. [S237] Obituary, Michael W. Ward, Sr, Hinton (WV) News, Tues, 23 April 1991.