Historic Bramwell Pioneers (Continued)

 

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MIKE FITZKO, SR. & wife ANNA LOUISE - Immigrated to America in 1904 - Lived in Bramwell area.

JAMES LEWIS MARTIN (1866 - 1951) Coal Mine Inspector

FANNIE MCCLAIN MARTIN (1875-1965) Wife of James Lewis Martin

PERCY JOHN McELRATH, M.D. (1870 - Unknown) First dentist and pharmacist in Bramwell

JOHN HENRY RICKMON (1865 - 1951) Superintendent of Buckeye Coal & Coke Co.

ALEX BAILEY (1874 - 1939) Mine Foreman of Buckeye Coal & Coke Co.

WILLIAM C. STEPHENSON (1872 -1939) President of Buckeye Coal & Coke Co.

DR. SIMEON JOSEPH BRYANT- (1865 - 1939) Pharmacist - "Doc" Bryant was owner of Bramwell Pharmacy

CAPTAIN F.L. PADDOCK ( Unknown) Chief Engineer of the Flat-Top Coal Land Association

CAPTAIN M.A. MILLER (1830 - 1895) Land Agent of the Flat-Top Coal Land Association

R.M. McGUFFIN, M.D. (1847 - Unknown) Bramwell's first physician

H. V. McNEER, M. D. (1863 - 1903) -Physician and owner of oldest historic house in Bramwell

LEO PERALDO - (1908 - 2002) Violin teacher. He came to Bramwell in 1913 from his native Piedicavallo, Italy.

ROBERT T. LITTLE (1860 - 1933) Bramwell Mayor in 1884. Also served as Postmaster and Sgt. in Police Dept.

JOHN MADISON HARRISON (1870 - 1942) Police Chief of Bramwell

MR. & MRS. JAMES O'NEAL - Bramwell residents and pioneer settlers of the coal fields

R. L. PARSONS - Bramwell Mayor for almost a quarter of a century

W. H. HAYNES (1895 - Unknown) N & W Railroad employee

CAPTAIN GEORGE BELCHER - Postmaster of Bramwell Post Office

W. C. BELCHER - One time owner of all of Bramwell Hill

JOHN A. PERDUE - Well known dealer of horses and mules in Bramwell area

GEORGE W. CRAFT (1878 - 1956) Influenced the development of the Town of Bramwell

MOLLIE CRAFT (1880 - 1954) Dedicated Bramwell Nurse

MRS. CORA ENGLISH (1886 - 1945) - Well known wife of Bramwell's Dr. John W. English

ERNEST W. FREEMAN - Pioneer developer of Flat-Top Coal region in Southern W.VA.

DR. J C. NEWBOLD (1883-1976) - Pharmacist - Bramwell's historic pharmacy and theater co-owner

OACAR "BEEF" BENNETT - Police chief and meat market operator in Freeman, WV

DWIGHT W. McCORMICK (1904 - 1977) Bramwell Mayor and Bramwell School Principal

ADA BLAIR WHITMORE (1891 - 1976) Dedicated Teacher/Educator - Bramwell High School

"POP MYERS" - Affectionately called "The Governor", Father of Mrs. Issac T. Mann

DR. HOMER LUTTRELL, M.D. (1894 - 1992) - Bramwell's family doctor 1923 - 1943

WALTER "PUNCH" CLARK(1902-1999) and wife MOLLIE (1902 - 1999) -
Well known
..Freeman/Spicertown,WV lifetime residents

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