(?) James1

M, #34307
Marriage* (?) James married Margie Rosetta Tennant, daughter of John Cecil Tennant and Ella Osborne.1 

Partners and Children

Citations

  1. [S237] Obituary, John Cecil Tennant, Beckley (WV) Raleigh Register, Tuesday, 9 July 1957.

Lester Fleshman1

M, #34309, b. circa 1890
Birth*circa 1890 Lester was born at WV circa 1890.2 
Marriage* He married Hettie Frances Kincaid, daughter of John Henry Noel Kincaid and Elizabeth Jane Burdette.1 
Employment*Jan 1920 Occupation: blacksmith in Jan 1920 at Blue Sulphur Dist, Greenbrier Co, WV.2 
Census*13 Jan 1920 Lester Fleshman and Hettie Frances Kincaid appeared on the census as head of household at Blue Sulphur Dist, Greenbrier Co, WV, on 13 Jan 1920.2 

Census Record Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
13 Jan 1920Blue Sulphur Dist, Greenbrier Co, WVLester Fleshman, Hettie Frances Kincaid, Calvin C. Landy, Ivan E. Landy and Robert Fleshman2

Partners and Children

Child

Citations

  1. [S237] Obituary, Pearl R. Kincaid, Charleston (WV) Gazette, Saturday, 20 Dec 1952.
  2. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, online at ancestry.com.

Margaret Jane Nickell1,2

F, #34310, b. 16 Jan 1923, d. 11 Feb 1959
FatherHarlan Hiram Nickell2 b. 27 Nov 1899, d. Nov 1980
MotherErma Jane Tennant2 b. circa 1905
Birth*16 Jan 1923 Margaret Jane Nickell was born on 16 Jan 1923 at Mt Hope, Fayette Co, WV.3,2,1 
 She was the daughter of Harlan Hiram Nickell and Erma Jane Tennant.2 
(Witness) Census3 Apr 1930 Margaret Jane Nickell appeared on the census of 3 Apr 1930 in the household of Harlan Hiram Nickell and Erma Jane Tennant at Mt Hope, Fayette Co, WV.2 
Marriage24 Jul 1938 She married William Andrew Rhodes at Pax, Fayette Co, WV, on 24 Jul 1938. Wm Andrew Rhodes, age 21, single, b. Pax, res. Mt Hope, par. M.N. & Cora Ella, miner; Margaret Jane Nickell, age 16, single, b. Mt Hope, res. Kilsyth, par. H.H. & Erma Jane; md by Jno B. Williams at Pax.1 
Residence*Feb 1959 Margaret Jane Nickell resided at Beckwith, Fayette Co, WV, in Feb 1959.3 
Death*11 Feb 1959 Margaret died on 11 Feb 1959 at Beckley Hosp, Beckley, Raleigh Co, WV, at age 36. Died of cervical cancer.3 
Burial*14 Feb 1959 Her body was interred on 14 Feb 1959 at Fayetteville, Fayette Co, WV, at Huse Memorial Park.3,4 

Census Record Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
3 Apr 1930Mt Hope, Fayette Co, WVHarlan Hiram Nickell, Erma Jane Tennant, Margaret Jane Nickell and Erma Betty Nickell2

Partners and Children

Marriage24 Jul 1938 She married William Andrew Rhodes at Pax, Fayette Co, WV, on 24 Jul 1938. Wm Andrew Rhodes, age 21, single, b. Pax, res. Mt Hope, par. M.N. & Cora Ella, miner; Margaret Jane Nickell, age 16, single, b. Mt Hope, res. Kilsyth, par. H.H. & Erma Jane; md by Jno B. Williams at Pax.1 
Children

Citations

  1. [S2712] WV Marriages Fayette 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, Margaret Jane Nickell Rhodes, Beckley (WV) Raleigh Register, Friday, 13 February 1959.
  5. [S237] Obituary, Margaret Jane Rhodes, Charleston (WV) Gazette, Friday, 13 Feb 1959.

Erma Betty Nickell1

F, #34311, b. 23 Jul 1924, d. 6 Nov 1997
FatherHarlan Hiram Nickell1 b. 27 Nov 1899, d. Nov 1980
MotherErma Jane Tennant1 b. circa 1905
Birth*23 Jul 1924 Erma Betty Nickell was born on 23 Jul 1924 at Mt Hope, Fayette Co, WV.2,1,3 
 She was the daughter of Harlan Hiram Nickell and Erma Jane Tennant.1 
(Witness) Census3 Apr 1930 Erma Betty Nickell appeared on the census of 3 Apr 1930 in the household of Harlan Hiram Nickell and Erma Jane Tennant at Mt Hope, Fayette Co, WV.1 
Marriage*9 Jun 1941 She married Ambers L. Shelor at Mt Hope, Fayette Co, WV, on 9 Jun 1941. Ambers Shelor, age 24, single, b. Pax, res. Mt Hope, par. A.L. & Golda, farmer; Betty Nickell, age 17, single, b. Mt Hope, res. Mt Hope, par. Harland & Irma; md by J.L. Rogers at Mt Hope.3 
Residence*11 Feb 1959 Erma Betty Nickell resided at Mt Hope, Fayette Co, WV, on 11 Feb 1959.4 
Death*6 Nov 1997 She died on 6 Nov 1997 at Mt Hope, Fayette Co, WV, at age 73..2 

Census Record Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
3 Apr 1930Mt Hope, Fayette Co, WVHarlan Hiram Nickell, Erma Jane Tennant, Margaret Jane Nickell and Erma Betty Nickell1

Partners and Children

Citations

  1. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, online at ancestry.com.
  2. [S1] Social Security Administration., Social Security Death Index (Online at www.ancestry.com),.
  3. [S2712] WV Marriages Fayette Co, WV.
  4. [S237] Obituary, Margaret Jane Rhodes, Charleston (WV) Gazette, Friday, 13 Feb 1959.

Ambers L. Shelor1,2

M, #34312, b. 25 Apr 1917, d. 20 Nov 2004
Birth*25 Apr 1917 Ambers L. Shelor was born on 25 Apr 1917 at Pax, Fayette Co, WV.1,2 
Marriage*9 Jun 1941 He married Erma Betty Nickell at Mt Hope, Fayette Co, WV, on 9 Jun 1941. Ambers Shelor, age 24, single, b. Pax, res. Mt Hope, par. A.L. & Golda, farmer; Betty Nickell, age 17, single, b. Mt Hope, res. Mt Hope, par. Harland & Irma; md by J.L. Rogers at Mt Hope.2 
Death*20 Nov 2004 Ambers L. Shelor died on 20 Nov 2004 at Mt Hope, Fayette Co, WV, at age 87..1 

Partners and Children

Citations

  1. [S1] Social Security Administration., Social Security Death Index (Online at www.ancestry.com),.
  2. [S2712] WV Marriages Fayette Co, WV.

William Andrew Rhodes1

M, #34313, b. 10 Sep 1917, d. 19 Feb 2006
Birth*10 Sep 1917 William was born at Pax, Fayette Co, WV, on 10 Sep 1917.2,1 
Marriage*24 Jul 1938 He married Margaret Jane Nickell at Pax, Fayette Co, WV, on 24 Jul 1938. Wm Andrew Rhodes, age 21, single, b. Pax, res. Mt Hope, par. M.N. & Cora Ella, miner; Margaret Jane Nickell, age 16, single, b. Mt Hope, res. Kilsyth, par. H.H. & Erma Jane; md by Jno B. Williams at Pax.1 
(informant) Death11 Feb 1959 William was informant for the death of Margaret Jane Nickell at Beckley Hosp, Beckley, Raleigh Co, WV, on 11 Feb 1959.3 
Residence*11 Feb 1959 William Andrew Rhodes resided at Beckwith, Fayette Co, WV, on 11 Feb 1959.4 
Marriage*4 Nov 1961 He married Gloria Rebecca Feazell at Fayetteville, Fayette Co, WV, on 4 Nov 1961. William A. Rhodes, age 44, widowed, b. Scarbro, res. Beckwith, par. Marques & Cora, miner; Gloria Wygal, age 36, widowed, b. Beckwith, res. Beckwith, par. Elmer & Belle; md by Ralph Parsons at Fayetteville.1 
Residence*23 Sep 1998 William Andrew Rhodes and Gloria Rebecca Feazell resided at Fayetteville, Fayette Co, WV, on 23 Sep 1998.5 
Residence15 Jan 2006 William Andrew Rhodes resided at Beckwith, Fayette Co, WV, on 15 Jan 2006.6 
Death*19 Feb 2006 William died on 19 Feb 2006 at Beckwith, Fayette Co, WV, at age 88.
BECKWITH — William Andrew “Bill” Rhodes, 88, of Beckwith, passed away at his home Sunday, Feb. 19, 2006, following a long illness.

Born on Sept. 10, 1917, at Pax, he was the son of the late Marques Nathaniel Rhodes and Cora Ellen Kincaid Rhodes.

Bill was a self-employed coal miner and he enjoyed working. He never stopped working when he retired. When you would stop for a visit, you would find him out working or fixing something.

Other than his parents, he was preceded in death by his first wife, Margaret Jane Nickell Rhodes; his second wife, Gloria R. Feazell Rhodes; a son, Ernie Rhodes; a daughter, Brenda Rhodes Ferguson; and many brothers and sisters.

Survivors include five children, William Rhodes of Portland, Maine, Gale Rhodes and his wife Kathy of Beckwith, Norman Rhodes and his wife Debbie of Eclectic, Ala., Irma Boardwine and her husband Eddie of Eclectic, Ala., and Wayne Rhodes and his wife Jo Beth of Beaumont, Texas; stepson, Ronald Wygal of Beckwith; 16 grandchildren; many, many great-grandchildren; and two sisters, Pauline Goldman of Bayfield, Wis., and Jane Ellen Graham of Beckley.

Special thanks to Paula and Luke Gilliam, Beverly and Bo Legg, Charlie and Terry Treadway, and Frankie James.

Service will be held 1 p.m. Tuesday at the Dodd-Payne-Hess Funeral Home Chapel, Fayetteville. Burial will follow in Huse Memorial Park, Fayetteville.

Friends may call Tuesday one hour before the funeral service at the funeral home.

Memorials in William A. “Bill” Rhodes’ memory may be made to Hospice of Southern WV, Box 1472, Beckley, WV 25802-1472.

Online condolences and information available at www.doddpaynehessfuneralhome. com.

Dodd-Payne-Hess Funeral Home, Fayetteville, is in charge of the arrangements.2 
Burial*21 Feb 2006 His body was interred on 21 Feb 2006 at Fayetteville, Fayette Co, WV, at Huse Memorial Park.2 

Partners and Children

Marriage*24 Jul 1938 He married Margaret Jane Nickell at Pax, Fayette Co, WV, on 24 Jul 1938. Wm Andrew Rhodes, age 21, single, b. Pax, res. Mt Hope, par. M.N. & Cora Ella, miner; Margaret Jane Nickell, age 16, single, b. Mt Hope, res. Kilsyth, par. H.H. & Erma Jane; md by Jno B. Williams at Pax.1 
Children

Partners and Children

Marriage*4 Nov 1961 He married Gloria Rebecca Feazell at Fayetteville, Fayette Co, WV, on 4 Nov 1961. William A. Rhodes, age 44, widowed, b. Scarbro, res. Beckwith, par. Marques & Cora, miner; Gloria Wygal, age 36, widowed, b. Beckwith, res. Beckwith, par. Elmer & Belle; md by Ralph Parsons at Fayetteville.1 
Child
  • Wayne Andrew Rhodes2

Citations

  1. [S2712] WV Marriages Fayette Co, WV.
  2. [S237] Obituary, William A. "Bill" Rhodes, Beckley (WV) Register-Herald, Monday, 20 February 2006, online at http://www.register-herald.com/obituaries/x519058907/…, accessed March 2013.
  3. [S2683] WV Death Certificate online at www.wvculture.org,.
  4. [S237] Obituary, Margaret Jane Rhodes, Charleston (WV) Gazette, Friday, 13 Feb 1959.
  5. [S237] Obituary, Brenda Carol Rhodes, Charleston (WV) Gazette, Friday, 25 September 1998, online at ancestry.com.
  6. [S237] Obituary, William R. 'Wig' Feazell, Oak Hill (WV) Fayette Tribune, Friday, 20 January 2006, online at http://www.fayettetribune.com/obituaries/x211928518/…, accessed December 2013.

Fred Ray Nickell1

M, #34314
FatherHarlan Hiram Nickell1 b. 27 Nov 1899, d. Nov 1980
MotherErma Jane Tennant1 b. circa 1905
 Fred Ray Nickell is the son of Harlan Hiram Nickell and Erma Jane Tennant.1 
Marriage*11 Dec 1954 He married Freda Royal at Mt Hope, Fayette Co, WV, on 11 Dec 1954. Fred Ray Nickell, age 24, single, b. Mt Hope, res. Beckwith, par. Harold & Erma, laborer; Freda Royal, age 21, single, b. North Carolina, res. Fayetteville, par. Wells & n/a; md by Joseph L. Rogers at Mt Hope.1 

Partners and Children

Citations

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

Freda Royal1

F, #34315
Marriage*11 Dec 1954 She married Fred Ray Nickell at Mt Hope, Fayette Co, WV, on 11 Dec 1954. Fred Ray Nickell, age 24, single, b. Mt Hope, res. Beckwith, par. Harold & Erma, laborer; Freda Royal, age 21, single, b. North Carolina, res. Fayetteville, par. Wells & n/a; md by Joseph L. Rogers at Mt Hope.1 

Partners and Children

Citations

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

William Nathaniel Rhodes1,2

M, #34316
FatherWilliam Andrew Rhodes1 b. 10 Sep 1917, d. 19 Feb 2006
MotherMargaret Jane Nickell1 b. 16 Jan 1923, d. 11 Feb 1959
 William Nathaniel Rhodes is the son of William Andrew Rhodes and Margaret Jane Nickell.1 

Citations

  1. [S237] Obituary, Margaret Jane Rhodes, Charleston (WV) Gazette, Friday, 13 Feb 1959.
  2. [S237] Obituary, Brenda Carol Rhodes, Charleston (WV) Gazette, Friday, 25 September 1998, online at ancestry.com.

Gale Rodney Rhodes1

M, #34317
FatherWilliam Andrew Rhodes1 b. 10 Sep 1917, d. 19 Feb 2006
MotherMargaret Jane Nickell1 b. 16 Jan 1923, d. 11 Feb 1959
 Gale Rodney Rhodes is the son of William Andrew Rhodes and Margaret Jane Nickell.1 
Marriage*4 Jul 1964 He married Kathy Lynn Martinez at Boomer, Fayette Co, WV, on 4 Jul 1964. Gale Rodney Rhodes, age 22, single, b. Powellton, res. Beckwith, par. William & Margaret; Kathy Lynn Martinez, age 18, single, b. Montgomery, res. Beckwith, par. J.R. & Wanda; md by Donald L. Maylor at Boomer.2 

Partners and Children

Citations

  1. [S237] Obituary, Margaret Jane Rhodes, Charleston (WV) Gazette, Friday, 13 Feb 1959.
  2. [S2712] WV Marriages Fayette Co, WV.

Norman Ray Rhodes1,2

M, #34318
FatherWilliam Andrew Rhodes1 b. 10 Sep 1917, d. 19 Feb 2006
MotherMargaret Jane Nickell1 b. 16 Jan 1923, d. 11 Feb 1959
 Norman Ray Rhodes is the son of William Andrew Rhodes and Margaret Jane Nickell.1 
Marriage* Norman Ray Rhodes married Debbie (?)3 

Partners and Children

Citations

  1. [S237] Obituary, Margaret Jane Rhodes, Charleston (WV) Gazette, Friday, 13 Feb 1959.
  2. [S237] Obituary, Brenda Carol Rhodes, Charleston (WV) Gazette, Friday, 25 September 1998, online at ancestry.com.
  3. [S237] Obituary, William A. "Bill" Rhodes, Beckley (WV) Register-Herald, Monday, 20 February 2006, online at http://www.register-herald.com/obituaries/x519058907/…, accessed March 2013.

Ernie Lee Rhodes1

M, #34319
FatherWilliam Andrew Rhodes1 b. 10 Sep 1917, d. 19 Feb 2006
MotherMargaret Jane Nickell1 b. 16 Jan 1923, d. 11 Feb 1959
 Ernie Lee Rhodes is the son of William Andrew Rhodes and Margaret Jane Nickell.1 

Citations

  1. [S237] Obituary, Margaret Jane Rhodes, Charleston (WV) Gazette, Friday, 13 Feb 1959.

Irma Ellen Rhodes1,2

F, #34320
FatherWilliam Andrew Rhodes2 b. 10 Sep 1917, d. 19 Feb 2006
MotherMargaret Jane Nickell2 b. 16 Jan 1923, d. 11 Feb 1959
 Irma Ellen Rhodes is the daughter of William Andrew Rhodes and Margaret Jane Nickell.2 
Marriage*May 1968 She married Carl Edward Boardwine at Fayette Co, WV, in May 1968. Carl Edward Boardwine, 21, of Fayetteville, son of A. C. and Darcus Toney Boardwine, and Irma Ellen Rhodes, 18, of Beckwith, daughter of William and Margaret Nickell Rhodes.3 

Partners and Children

Citations

  1. [S235] Births, Civil Records Ancestry.com. West Virginia, Births Index, 1853-1969 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2011.
  2. [S237] Obituary, Margaret Jane Rhodes, Charleston (WV) Gazette, Friday, 13 Feb 1959.
  3. [S2719] "9 Couples Seek Permits to Wed," Beckley (WV) Raleigh Register, Monday, 13 May 1968.

Brenda Carol Rhodes1,2

F, #34321, b. 24 Dec 1951, d. 23 Sep 1998
FatherWilliam Andrew Rhodes2 b. 10 Sep 1917, d. 19 Feb 2006
MotherMargaret Jane Nickell2 b. 16 Jan 1923, d. 11 Feb 1959
Birth*24 Dec 1951 Brenda was born at Beckwith, Fayette Co, WV, on 24 Dec 1951.1 
 She was the daughter of William Andrew Rhodes and Margaret Jane Nickell.2 
(Witness) Residence11 Feb 1959 Brenda Carol Rhodes lived with William Andrew Rhodes on 11 Feb 1959 at Beckwith, Fayette Co, WV.2 
Marriage* Brenda Carol Rhodes married (?) Ferguson.3 
Death*23 Sep 1998 Brenda died on 23 Sep 1998 at Beckley Hosp, Beckley, Raleigh Co, WV, at age 46.
FAYETTEVILLE - Brenda Carol Rhodes, 46, of Fayetteville died Sept. 23, 1998, in a Beckley hospital after a short illness.

She was a student at Ross College University School of Medicine, Dominican Republic, and attended First Baptist Church, Fairlea.

Surviving: son, Jeremiah Paul Ferguson of Lewisburg; daughter, Jamie Carol Ferguson of Lewisburg; father and stepmother, William A. and Gloria R. Rhodes of Fayetteville; brothers, William Nathaniel Rhodes of West Scarbrough, Mass., Gale Rodney Rhodes of Fayetteville, Norman Ray Rhodes of Lansing, Ill., Wayne Andrew Rhodes of Covington, Va; sisters, Irma R. Boardwine of Montgomery, Ala; stepbrother, Ronald Wygal of Fayetteville.

Graveside service will be 2 p.m. Saturday in Huse Memorial Park, Fayetteville, with the Rev. Alvie Edwards officiating. Friends may call one hour prior to service at Dodd-Payne-Hess Funeral Home, Fayetteville. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations to the Family Refuge Center, Lewisburg WV 24901.4,5 

Partners and Children

Citations

  1. [S235] Births, Civil Records Ancestry.com. West Virginia, Births Index, 1853-1969 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2011.
  2. [S237] Obituary, Margaret Jane Rhodes, Charleston (WV) Gazette, Friday, 13 Feb 1959.
  3. [S237] Obituary, William A. "Bill" Rhodes, Beckley (WV) Register-Herald, Monday, 20 February 2006, online at http://www.register-herald.com/obituaries/x519058907/…, accessed March 2013.
  4. [S1] Social Security Administration., Social Security Death Index (Online at www.ancestry.com),.
  5. [S237] Obituary, Brenda Carol Rhodes, Charleston (WV) Gazette, Friday, 25 September 1998, online at ancestry.com.

William S. Tennant1

M, #34322
FatherWilliam Henry Tennant1 b. 8 Oct 1893, d. 5 Nov 1975
MotherFlorence B. Ferguson1 b. 27 Aug 1898, d. May 1976
 William S. Tennant is the son of William Henry Tennant and Florence B. Ferguson.1 

Citations

  1. [S237] Obituary, William Tennant, Beckley (WV) Raleigh Register, Thursday, 6 November 1975.

(?) Lisi1

M, #34323
Marriage* (?) Lisi married Ruth Tennant, daughter of William Henry Tennant and Florence B. Ferguson.1 

Partners and Children

Citations

  1. [S237] Obituary, William Tennant, Beckley (WV) Raleigh Register, Thursday, 6 November 1975.

(?) Crisci1

M, #34324
Marriage* (?) Crisci married Libby Tennant, daughter of William Henry Tennant and Florence B. Ferguson.1 

Partners and Children

Citations

  1. [S237] Obituary, William Tennant, Beckley (WV) Raleigh Register, Thursday, 6 November 1975.

Gloria Tennant1

F, #34325
FatherWilliam Henry Tennant1 b. 8 Oct 1893, d. 5 Nov 1975
MotherFlorence B. Ferguson1 b. 27 Aug 1898, d. May 1976
 Gloria Tennant is the daughter of William Henry Tennant and Florence B. Ferguson.1 
Marriage* Gloria Tennant married (?) Lickliter.1 

Partners and Children

Citations

  1. [S237] Obituary, William Tennant, Beckley (WV) Raleigh Register, Thursday, 6 November 1975.

(?) Lickliter1

M, #34326
Marriage* (?) Lickliter married Gloria Tennant, daughter of William Henry Tennant and Florence B. Ferguson.1 

Partners and Children

Citations

  1. [S237] Obituary, William Tennant, Beckley (WV) Raleigh Register, Thursday, 6 November 1975.

Betty Tennant1

F, #34327
FatherWilliam Henry Tennant1 b. 8 Oct 1893, d. 5 Nov 1975
MotherFlorence B. Ferguson1 b. 27 Aug 1898, d. May 1976
 Betty Tennant is the daughter of William Henry Tennant and Florence B. Ferguson.1 

Citations

  1. [S237] Obituary, William Tennant, Beckley (WV) Raleigh Register, Thursday, 6 November 1975.

Shirley Tennant1

F, #34328
FatherWilliam Henry Tennant1 b. 8 Oct 1893, d. 5 Nov 1975
MotherFlorence B. Ferguson1 b. 27 Aug 1898, d. May 1976
 Shirley Tennant is the daughter of William Henry Tennant and Florence B. Ferguson.1 

Citations

  1. [S237] Obituary, William Tennant, Beckley (WV) Raleigh Register, Thursday, 6 November 1975.

Gina Tennant1

F, #34329
FatherWilliam Henry Tennant1 b. 8 Oct 1893, d. 5 Nov 1975
MotherFlorence B. Ferguson1 b. 27 Aug 1898, d. May 1976
 Gina Tennant is the daughter of William Henry Tennant and Florence B. Ferguson.1 

Citations

  1. [S237] Obituary, William Tennant, Beckley (WV) Raleigh Register, Thursday, 6 November 1975.

Jeanne Tennant1

F, #34330
FatherWilliam Henry Tennant1 b. 8 Oct 1893, d. 5 Nov 1975
MotherFlorence B. Ferguson1 b. 27 Aug 1898, d. May 1976
 Jeanne Tennant is the daughter of William Henry Tennant and Florence B. Ferguson.1 
Marriage* Jeanne Tennant married (?) Bragg.1 

Partners and Children

Citations

  1. [S237] Obituary, William Tennant, Beckley (WV) Raleigh Register, Thursday, 6 November 1975.

(?) Bragg1

M, #34331
Marriage* (?) Bragg married Jeanne Tennant, daughter of William Henry Tennant and Florence B. Ferguson.1 

Partners and Children

Citations

  1. [S237] Obituary, William Tennant, Beckley (WV) Raleigh Register, Thursday, 6 November 1975.

Shelby Tennant1

F, #34332
FatherWilliam Henry Tennant1 b. 8 Oct 1893, d. 5 Nov 1975
MotherFlorence B. Ferguson1 b. 27 Aug 1898, d. May 1976
 Shelby Tennant is the daughter of William Henry Tennant and Florence B. Ferguson.1 
Marriage* Shelby Tennant married (?) Evans.1 

Partners and Children

Citations

  1. [S237] Obituary, William Tennant, Beckley (WV) Raleigh Register, Thursday, 6 November 1975.

(?) Evans1

M, #34333
Marriage* (?) Evans married Shelby Tennant, daughter of William Henry Tennant and Florence B. Ferguson.1 

Partners and Children

Citations

  1. [S237] Obituary, William Tennant, Beckley (WV) Raleigh Register, Thursday, 6 November 1975.

Norma Tennant1

F, #34334
FatherWilliam Henry Tennant1 b. 8 Oct 1893, d. 5 Nov 1975
MotherFlorence B. Ferguson1 b. 27 Aug 1898, d. May 1976
 Norma Tennant is the daughter of William Henry Tennant and Florence B. Ferguson.1 
Marriage* Norma Tennant married (?) Taylor.1 

Partners and Children

Citations

  1. [S237] Obituary, William Tennant, Beckley (WV) Raleigh Register, Thursday, 6 November 1975.

(?) Taylor1

M, #34335
Marriage* (?) Taylor married Norma Tennant, daughter of William Henry Tennant and Florence B. Ferguson.1 

Partners and Children

Citations

  1. [S237] Obituary, William Tennant, Beckley (WV) Raleigh Register, Thursday, 6 November 1975.

James Buchanan Kennedy1,2

M, #34336, b. 3 Jul 1876, d. 2 Apr 1945
James Buchanan Kennedy
Birth*3 Jul 1876 James was born at Johnsons Crossroad, Monroe Co, WV, on 3 Jul 1876. Son of Harvey F. & Barbara K. (Young) Kennedy.1,2 
Marriage*17 Apr 1904 He married Lula Florence Withrow at Greenbrier Co, WV, on 17 Apr 1904.
Jas B. Kennady, age 27, b. Monroe, res. Greenbrier; Lula I. Withrow, age 16, b. Summers, res. Greenbrier; md by J.L. McCormick.2 
Employment*May 1910 Occupation: farmer in May 1910 at Alderson, Monroe Co, WV.3 
Census*9 May 1910 James Buchanan Kennedy and Lula Florence Withrow appeared on the census as head of household at Alderson, Monroe Co, WV, on 9 May 1910.3 
EmploymentSep 1918 Occupation: farmer in Sep 1918 at Alderson, Monroe Co, WV.1 
Mlt-Registration*12 Sep 1918 James Buchanan Kennedy registered for the draft on 12 Sep 1918 at Monroe Co, WV.1 
Residence*12 Sep 1918 He resided at Alderson, Monroe Co, WV, on 12 Sep 1918.1 
EmploymentJan 1920 Occupation: farmer in Jan 1920 at Wolf Creek Dist, Monroe Co, WV.3 
Census14 Jan 1920 He and Lula Florence Withrow appeared on the census as head of household at Wolf Creek Dist, Monroe Co, WV, on 14 Jan 1920.3 
Death*2 Apr 1945 James died on 2 Apr 1945 at Wolf Creek, Monroe Co, WV, at age 68.4 
Burial*6 Apr 1945 His body was interred on 6 Apr 1945 at Alderson, Greenbrier Co, WV, at Alderson Cem.4 

Census Record Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
9 May 1910Alderson, Monroe Co, WVJames Buchanan Kennedy, Lula Florence Withrow, George P. Kennedy and Ashley B. Kennedy3
14 Jan 1920Wolf Creek Dist, Monroe Co, WVJames Buchanan Kennedy, Lula Florence Withrow, George P. Kennedy, Ashley B. Kennedy and Beulah Mae Kennedy3

Partners and Children

Marriage*17 Apr 1904 He married Lula Florence Withrow at Greenbrier Co, WV, on 17 Apr 1904.
Jas B. Kennady, age 27, b. Monroe, res. Greenbrier; Lula I. Withrow, age 16, b. Summers, res. Greenbrier; md by J.L. McCormick.2 
Children

Citations

  1. [S2684] WWI Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918 (www.ancestry.com),.
  2. [S2712] WV Marriages Greenbrier Co, WV.
  3. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, online at ancestry.com.
  4. [S2683] WV Death Certificate online at www.wvculture.org,.

George P. Kennedy1

M, #34337, b. circa 1907
FatherJames Buchanan Kennedy1 b. 3 Jul 1876, d. 2 Apr 1945
MotherLula Florence Withrow1 b. 19 Oct 1888, d. 12 Jun 1967
Birth*circa 1907 George P. Kennedy was born circa 1907 at WV.1 
 He was the son of James Buchanan Kennedy and Lula Florence Withrow.1 
(Witness) Census9 May 1910 George P. Kennedy appeared on the census of 9 May 1910 in the household of James Buchanan Kennedy and Lula Florence Withrow at Alderson, Monroe Co, WV.1 
(Witness) Census14 Jan 1920 George P. Kennedy appeared on the census of 14 Jan 1920 in the household of James Buchanan Kennedy and Lula Florence Withrow at Wolf Creek Dist, Monroe Co, WV.1 
Residence*12 Jun 1967 George P. Kennedy resided at Alderson, Greenbrier Co, WV, on 12 Jun 1967.2 

Census Record Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
9 May 1910Alderson, Monroe Co, WVJames Buchanan Kennedy, Lula Florence Withrow, George P. Kennedy and Ashley B. Kennedy1
14 Jan 1920Wolf Creek Dist, Monroe Co, WVJames Buchanan Kennedy, Lula Florence Withrow, George P. Kennedy, Ashley B. Kennedy and Beulah Mae Kennedy1

Citations

  1. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, online at ancestry.com.
  2. [S237] Obituary, Lula F. Kennedy, Beckley (WV) Post-Herald, Wednesday, 14 June 1967.

Ashley B. Kennedy1

M, #34338, b. circa 1910
FatherJames Buchanan Kennedy1 b. 3 Jul 1876, d. 2 Apr 1945
MotherLula Florence Withrow1 b. 19 Oct 1888, d. 12 Jun 1967
Birth*circa 1910 Ashley B. Kennedy was born circa 1910 at WV.1 
 He was the son of James Buchanan Kennedy and Lula Florence Withrow.1 
(Witness) Census9 May 1910 Ashley B. Kennedy appeared on the census of 9 May 1910 in the household of James Buchanan Kennedy and Lula Florence Withrow at Alderson, Monroe Co, WV.1 
(Witness) Census14 Jan 1920 Ashley B. Kennedy appeared on the census of 14 Jan 1920 in the household of James Buchanan Kennedy and Lula Florence Withrow at Wolf Creek Dist, Monroe Co, WV.1 
Residence*12 Jun 1967 Ashley B. Kennedy resided at Alderson, Greenbrier Co, WV, on 12 Jun 1967.2 

Census Record Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
9 May 1910Alderson, Monroe Co, WVJames Buchanan Kennedy, Lula Florence Withrow, George P. Kennedy and Ashley B. Kennedy1
14 Jan 1920Wolf Creek Dist, Monroe Co, WVJames Buchanan Kennedy, Lula Florence Withrow, George P. Kennedy, Ashley B. Kennedy and Beulah Mae Kennedy1

Citations

  1. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, online at ancestry.com.
  2. [S237] Obituary, Lula F. Kennedy, Beckley (WV) Post-Herald, Wednesday, 14 June 1967.

Beulah Mae Kennedy1,2

F, #34339, b. circa 1912
FatherJames Buchanan Kennedy2 b. 3 Jul 1876, d. 2 Apr 1945
MotherLula Florence Withrow2 b. 19 Oct 1888, d. 12 Jun 1967
Birth*circa 1912 Beulah Mae Kennedy was born circa 1912 at WV.2 
 She was the daughter of James Buchanan Kennedy and Lula Florence Withrow.2 
(Witness) Census14 Jan 1920 Beulah Mae Kennedy appeared on the census of 14 Jan 1920 in the household of James Buchanan Kennedy and Lula Florence Withrow at Wolf Creek Dist, Monroe Co, WV.2 
Marriage*30 Nov 1933 She married Delbert D. Rookstool at Huntington, Cabell Co, WV, on 30 Nov 1933. Delbert D. Rookstool, age 22, b. Fayette Co, res. Monroe Co; Beulah Mae Kennedy, age 21, b. Monroe Co, res. Cabell Co; md by J.J. Cook at Huntington.1 
Residence*12 Jun 1967 Beulah Mae Kennedy resided at Alderson, Greenbrier Co, WV, on 12 Jun 1967.3 

Census Record Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
14 Jan 1920Wolf Creek Dist, Monroe Co, WVJames Buchanan Kennedy, Lula Florence Withrow, George P. Kennedy, Ashley B. Kennedy and Beulah Mae Kennedy2

Partners and Children

Citations

  1. [S2712] WV Marriages Cabell Co, WV.
  2. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, online at ancestry.com.
  3. [S237] Obituary, Lula F. Kennedy, Beckley (WV) Post-Herald, Wednesday, 14 June 1967.

Delbert D. Rookstool1

M, #34340, b. circa 1911
Birth*circa 1911 Delbert D. Rookstool was born circa 1911 at Fayette Co, WV.1 
Marriage*30 Nov 1933 He married Beulah Mae Kennedy at Huntington, Cabell Co, WV, on 30 Nov 1933. Delbert D. Rookstool, age 22, b. Fayette Co, res. Monroe Co; Beulah Mae Kennedy, age 21, b. Monroe Co, res. Cabell Co; md by J.J. Cook at Huntington.1 

Partners and Children

Citations

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

(?) Graham1

M, #34341
Marriage* (?) Graham married Bernice E. Withrow, daughter of Andrew Lewis Withrow and Dora Belle Boyd.1 

Partners and Children

Citations

  1. [S237] Obituary, Lula F. Kennedy, Beckley (WV) Post-Herald, Wednesday, 14 June 1967.

Roy G. Garner1

M, #34344, b. 1918
FatherChester Arthur Garner1 b. 7 Jan 1897, d. 20 Oct 1965
MotherGladys Erskine Withrow1 b. 18 Aug 1901, d. Apr 1985
Birth*1918 Roy was born at WV in 1918. 1920 census age 1 4/12.1 
 He was the son of Chester Arthur Garner and Gladys Erskine Withrow.1 
(Witness) Census3 Jan 1920 Roy G. Garner appeared on the census of 3 Jan 1920 in the household of William A. Garner and Margaret S. McMillion at Lewisburg, Greenbrier Co, WV.1 
(Witness) Census21 May 1930 Roy G. Garner appeared on the census of 21 May 1930 in the household of Chester Arthur Garner and Gladys Erskine Withrow at Fort Spring Dist, Greenbrier Co, WV.1 
Residence*20 Oct 1965 Roy G. Garner resided at Ronceverte, Greenbrier Co, WV, on 20 Oct 1965.2 
Residence15 Jul 1989 He resided at Ronceverte, Greenbrier Co, WV, on 15 Jul 1989.3 

Census Record Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
3 Jan 1920Lewisburg, Greenbrier Co, WVWilliam A. Garner, Margaret S. McMillion, Chester Arthur Garner, Gladys Erskine Withrow and Roy G. Garner1
21 May 1930Fort Spring Dist, Greenbrier Co, WVChester Arthur Garner, Gladys Erskine Withrow, Roy G. Garner and Harry Hilbert Garner1

Citations

  1. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, online at ancestry.com.
  2. [S237] Obituary, Chester Garner, Beckley (WV) Post-Herald, Thursday, 21 October 1965.
  3. [S237] Obituary, Harry Hilbert Garner, Lewisburg (WV) Mountain Messenger, Tuesday, 25 July 1989.

Harry Hilbert Garner1,2,3

M, #34345, b. 9 Jul 1928, d. 15 Jul 1989
FatherChester Arthur Garner3 b. 7 Jan 1897, d. 20 Oct 1965
MotherGladys Erskine Withrow3 b. 18 Aug 1901, d. Apr 1985
Birth*9 Jul 1928 Harry was born at Richlands, Greenbrier Co, WV, on 9 Jul 1928. 1930 census age 1 8/12.1,4,3 
 He was the son of Chester Arthur Garner and Gladys Erskine Withrow.3 
(Witness) Census21 May 1930 Harry Hilbert Garner appeared on the census of 21 May 1930 in the household of Chester Arthur Garner and Gladys Erskine Withrow at Fort Spring Dist, Greenbrier Co, WV.3 
Graduation*1946 Harry graduated at Lewisburg, Greenbrier Co, WV, in 1946. Institution: Lewisburg High School.1 
Marriage*27 Nov 1948 He married Eunice Rebecca Charlton at Charleston, Kanawha Co, WV, on 27 Nov 1948. Harry Hilbert Garner, age 21, single, b. Greenbrier Co, res. Charleston; Eunice Rebecca Charlton, age 22, single, b. Greenbrier Co, res. Charleston; md by J. Ross Dowler at Charleston.5 
Marriage* Harry Hilbert Garner married Rose Marie (?)1 
Residence*20 Oct 1965 Harry Hilbert Garner resided at Hollywood, Broward Co, FL, on 20 Oct 1965.2 
Death*15 Jul 1989 He died on 15 Jul 1989 at Ft Lauderdale, Broward Co, FL, at age 61..4,1 
Burial*19 Jul 1989 He was buried on 19 Jul 1989 at Ft Lauderdale Memorial Park, Ft Lauderdale, Broward Co, FL.1 

Census Record Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
21 May 1930Fort Spring Dist, Greenbrier Co, WVChester Arthur Garner, Gladys Erskine Withrow, Roy G. Garner and Harry Hilbert Garner3

Partners and Children

Marriage*27 Nov 1948 He married Eunice Rebecca Charlton at Charleston, Kanawha Co, WV, on 27 Nov 1948. Harry Hilbert Garner, age 21, single, b. Greenbrier Co, res. Charleston; Eunice Rebecca Charlton, age 22, single, b. Greenbrier Co, res. Charleston; md by J. Ross Dowler at Charleston.5 
Children

Partners and Children

Marriage* Harry Hilbert Garner married Rose Marie (?)1 

Citations

  1. [S237] Obituary, Harry Hilbert Garner, Lewisburg (WV) Mountain Messenger, Tuesday, 25 July 1989.
  2. [S237] Obituary, Chester Garner, Beckley (WV) Post-Herald, Thursday, 21 October 1965.
  3. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, online at ancestry.com.
  4. [S1] Social Security Administration., Social Security Death Index (Online at www.ancestry.com),.
  5. [S2712] WV Marriages Kanawha Co, WV.

Rosalie Garner1

F, #34346
FatherChester Arthur Garner1 b. 7 Jan 1897, d. 20 Oct 1965
MotherGladys Erskine Withrow1 b. 18 Aug 1901, d. Apr 1985
 Rosalie Garner is the daughter of Chester Arthur Garner and Gladys Erskine Withrow.1 

Citations

  1. [S237] Obituary, Chester Garner, Beckley (WV) Post-Herald, Thursday, 21 October 1965.

Rose Marie (?)1

F, #34347
Marriage* Rose Marie (?) married Harry Hilbert Garner, son of Chester Arthur Garner and Gladys Erskine Withrow.1 

Partners and Children

Citations

  1. [S237] Obituary, Harry Hilbert Garner, Lewisburg (WV) Mountain Messenger, Tuesday, 25 July 1989.

James Wesley Garner1

M, #34348, b. 19 Sep 1951, d. 24 Aug 1988
FatherHarry Hilbert Garner1 b. 9 Jul 1928, d. 15 Jul 1989
MotherEunice Rebecca Charlton1
Birth*19 Sep 1951 James Wesley Garner was born on 19 Sep 1951.2 
 He was the son of Harry Hilbert Garner and Eunice Rebecca Charlton.1 
Death*24 Aug 1988 James Wesley Garner died on 24 Aug 1988 at Broward Co, FL, at age 36..3,2,1 

Citations

  1. [S237] Obituary, Harry Hilbert Garner, Lewisburg (WV) Mountain Messenger, Tuesday, 25 July 1989.
  2. [S1] Social Security Administration., Social Security Death Index (Online at www.ancestry.com),.
  3. [S229] Deaths, Civil Records Ancestry.com. Florida Death Index, 1877-1998 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2004.

Eunice Rebecca Charlton1

F, #34349
Marriage*27 Nov 1948 She married Harry Hilbert Garner at Charleston, Kanawha Co, WV, on 27 Nov 1948. Harry Hilbert Garner, age 21, single, b. Greenbrier Co, res. Charleston; Eunice Rebecca Charlton, age 22, single, b. Greenbrier Co, res. Charleston; md by J. Ross Dowler at Charleston.1 

Partners and Children

Children

Citations

  1. [S2712] WV Marriages Kanawha Co, WV.
  2. [S237] Obituary, Harry Hilbert Garner, Lewisburg (WV) Mountain Messenger, Tuesday, 25 July 1989.

Beverly A. Underwood1,2

F, #34350, b. 11 Apr 1964, d. 26 Oct 2010
Beverly A. Underwood Mathews
Image credit: Obituary photo
FatherFred Jackson Underwood2
MotherFlossie June Campbell2 b. 18 May 1933, d. 6 Aug 2009
Birth*11 Apr 1964 Beverly was born at Oregon, Lucas Co, OH, on 11 Apr 1964.1 
 She was the daughter of Fred Jackson Underwood and Flossie June Campbell.2 
Marriage* Beverly A. Underwood married Gary Mathews.1 
Residence*6 Aug 2009 Beverly A. Underwood resided at Walbridge, Wood Co, OH, on 6 Aug 2009.3 
Death*26 Oct 2010 Beverly died on 26 Oct 2010 at Hospice of NW Ohio, Perrysburg, Wood Co, OH, at age 46.
Beverly A. Mathews, age 46, of Walbridge, passed away, Tuesday, October 26, 2010, surrounded by her loving family in Hospice of Northwest Ohio, Perrysburg, after a courageous and brave battle with cancer. She was born in Oregon on April 11, 1964, to Fred and June (Campbell) Underwood. Bev's passion was volunteering for the Lake High School Athletic Department and Booster organizations. She was employed as a Dental Assistant for Drs. McDonald, Sexton and Carner. Bev was a member of Mainstreet Church. She is survived by her loving husband, Gary; children, Emily and Michael Mathews; father, Fred Underwood; sisters, Drema (Richard) Ignaczak, Mary (David) Brenskelle and Sandy (Anthony) Hart; mother-in-law, Mary Mathews; several nieces and nephews and numerous brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law. She was preceded in death by her mother, June Underwood. Family and Friends will be received on Thursday, October 28, 2010, from 2-9pm in the Witzler-Shank Funeral Home 701 N. Main St., Walbridge (419-666-3121). Funeral services will be held Friday, October 29, 2010, in Mainstreet Church, 5465 Moline-Martin Rd., Walbridge, Ohio 43465. Burial will follow in Lake Township Cemetery. Those planning an expression of sympathy in Beverly's name may consider Lake Athletic Boosters. Online condolences may be made at: www.witzlershank.com.1,2 
Burial*29 Oct 2010 She was buried on 29 Oct 2010 at Lake Township Cem, Walbridge, Wood Co, OH.1 

Partners and Children

Citations

  1. [S237] Obituary, Beverly A. Underwood Mathews, online at http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi, accessed January 2011.
  2. [S211] Email Cleva Campbell Pierce, e-mail address, 14 January 2011.
  3. [S237] Obituary, Flossie June Underwood, Toledo (OH) Blade, 8 August 2009, online at ancestry.com.