Historic Bramwell, WV Pioneers

 

JOSEPH H. BRAMWELL - For whom the Town Of Bramwell was named.

COLONEL JOHN D. HEWITT SR. (1843 - 1903) First Mayor of Bramwell in1889

FRANK R. HEWITT (1881 - 1928) Supertendent Buckeye Coal & Coke. Co.

JOHN D. HEWITT JR. (1883 - 1964) Bramwell Postmaster and Buckeye Mining Engineer

JOHN COOPER (1842 - 1898) Well known and respected Bramwell Coal Baron

MRS. MARIA ( PADBURY) COOPER (1845 - 1920) Wife of John Cooper - WWI Patriot

EDWARD COOPER SR. (1873 - 1937) Son of John and Maria Cooper - Bramwell Coal Baron

EDWARD COOPER JR. (1898 - 1942) Son of Edward and Fannie (Smith) Cooper Sr.

CAPTAIN I. A. WELCH (1829 -1902) A surveyor for Pocohantas Mines

COL. W.H. THOMAS (1862 - 1918) Owner/Operator of Thomas Coal & Coke Co.

MRS. ANNIE COOPER THOMAS (1867 - Unknown) Wife of Colonel William H Thomas

MRS. ANN HARRIS THOMAS PRICHARD (1865 - 1942) Daughter of Wm. H. Thomas

WILLIAM BOOTH (Unknown) Co-founder of Booth - Bowen Coal & Coke Co.

JONATHAN P. BOWEN (1830 - 1902) Co-founder of Booth - Bowen Coal & Coke Co.

WILLIAM HARRY BOWEN (1860 - 1942) President of Booth - Bowen Coal & Coke Co.

JOSEPH H. BOWEN (1887 - 1966) Chaiman - Pocahontas Fuel Company

JENKIN JONES (1842 - Unknown) Prominent Southern W.VA. Business Man

JOHN FREEMAN (1822 - 1892) Pioneer of the Flat-Top Coal Fields in Southern W. VA.

ISABELLA "BELLE" RUTTER BILBIE FREEMAN ( 1830 - 1899) Wife of John Freeman

CHARLES WESLEY FREEMAN (1873 - 1930) Southern W.VA. Industrial Developer

HENRY H. TABOR - First superintendent of the Elizabeth Bowen Memorial Methodist Church

ISAAC T. MANN (1863 - 1932) President of Bramwell Bank

ROBERT GOODWILL (1827 - Unknown) Southern W.VA. Coal Baron

WILLIAM ALEXANDER JAMESON ( 1872- 1947) Secretery to Bramwell Banker, Issac T. Mann

LUCY HAMILTON KINCAID JAMESON (1869 - 1961) - Teacher, Wife of Wm. Alexander Jameson

WILLIAM SPICER (1848 -Unknown ) Namesake of Spicertown near Freeman, WV

ANTHONY G. GOODWILL (1848 - Unknown) Member of the Goodwell Coal & Coke Co.

PHILIP P. GOODWILL SR. (Unknown) Flat - Top and Goodwell Coal Co. mgt.

WILLIAM F. GOODWILL (Unknown) Secretary/Buyer of Goodwell Coal and Coke Co.

PHILIP P. GOODWELL JR. (1891 - Unknown) Operated Goodwell Theatre chain

WILLIAM JOHN PRITCHARD (1863 - 1922) General Manager of Thomas Coal & Coke Co.

JAMES THOMAS BUTT (1852 - 1926) Farmer/Owner of Pinnacle Rock State Park land

CHARLIE CROCKETT BELL (1869 - 1952) Bramwell Police Chief (1910 - 1918)

JAIRUS COLLINS (1859 - 1934) General Manager of Louisville & Coke Co., Goodwill, WV

JOHN BENJAMIN PERRY SR. (1865 - 1935) Long term Bank of Bramwell employee

JOHN C. PACK (1866 - 1934) General Mgr. of Buckeye Coal & Coke Company

PAUL MEADOR PACK (1897 - 1971) General Mgr. Buckeye Coal & Coke Company

EDWARD SINGLETON BAKER (1868 - 1958) Republican State Senator from Bramwell

DR. WILLIAM ALEXANDER HOLLEY (1863 - 1932) Bramwell Pioneer Physician

DAVID C. JONES ( 1875 - 1930) Mining Engineer for Buckeye Coal & Coke Co.

MISS GOLDIE RICKMON (~1900 - Unknown) Well known and lifetime Bramwell Resident.
(Lived almost a century in Historic Bramwell)

LETITIA WILLIAMS JONES (1876-1964) - Wife of David C. Jones - Married 1899.

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