HISTORIC BRAMWELL PIONEERS

Presented below are additional names of the many southern West Virginia pioneers who contributed to the early development of the Town of Bramwell, WV. Some names are repeated from previous pages that contain additional material on individual pioneers if available.

Frank R. Hewitt (1881-1928) - Son of Col John Hewitt - Superitenent Buckeye Coal & Coke Co.

Charles Wesley Freeman - (1873-1930) - Director Caswell Coal & Coke Co.

Col. W. H. Thomas- (1862-1918) - President of Thomas Coal & Coke Co.

Mrs. Anne Cooper Thomas - (1867- Unaviable) - Wife of Col. W. H. Thomas

Ms. Jenny Pence - Owned and operated the Historic Pence Hotel in Bramwell.

J. A. Waddell (Unknown) - Six term Mayor of Bramwell at time of 1910 Town fire.

William John Prichard - (1863-1922) - General manager of Thomas Coal & Coke Co.

Mrs. Ann Harris Thomas Prichard (1865-1942) - Sister of Col. W. H. Thomas

James Thomas Butt - (1852-1926) - Farmer near Pinnacle Rock State Park.

Helen Rebecca Barger Butt - (1853-1951) - Wife of James Thomas Butt. Died at age of 97.

John Benjamin Perry - (1865-1915) - President Bramwell Bank

John C."Coon" Pack - (1866-1934) - Manager/Director of Buckeye Coal & Coke. Co.

Paul Meador Pack (1897-1971) - General Manager/Director of Buckeye Coal & Coke Co.

David Charles Jones - (1875-1930) - Mining Engineer for Buckeye Coal & Coke Co.

Letitia Williams Jones - ( 1876-1964) - Wife of D. C. Jones - Active in church & helping others.

James Lewis Martin - (1866-1951) - Fannie McLeain Martin (1875-1965) - Prominant Bramwell citizens.

W. C. Stephenson - (1872-1939) - President Buckeye Coal & Coke Co.

Simeon Joseph "Doc" Bryant - (1865-1939) - Established the Historic Bramwell pharmacy.

Captain F. L. Paddock - (Unavailable) - Chief Engineer for Flat-Top Coal Land Association.

Captain M. A. Miller - (1830-1895) - Land agent for Flat-Top Coal Land Association.

John Madison Harrison - (1870-1942) - Bramwell Police Chief.

Roscoe Simpson - (Unknown) - Pioneer barber in Bramwell and Simmons.

Henry Wade (Unknown) - Janitor who pushed money from Bramwell Bank to train station in a wheelbarrow.

Mr. & Mrs. James O'Neal - Prominent Pioneer Bramwell Couple.

R. L. Parsons - (Unknown) - Bramwell Mayor for almost a quarter Century.

Robert T. Little - (1860-1932) - Bramwell Postmaster & Sgt. in Police Dept.

W. H. Haynes - (1895 - Unknown) - N & W Railroad employee & WWI veteran.

Captain George Belcher - (Unknown) - Bramwell Postmaster.

W. C. Belcher- (Unknown) - Carpenter by trade - Owned all of Bramwell Hill. Fought in Civil War.

John A. Perdue - (Unknown) - Bramwell prominent dealer in horses. Died at age 72.

George W. Craft - (1878-1956) - General Superintendent of Poachontas Fuel Co.

Wm. Alexander Jameson ( 1872- 1947) - Official in First National Bank of Bluefield, WV.

Lucy Hamilton Jameson (Maiden Name - Kincaid) (1869 - 1961) - Teacher, Wm. A. Jameson's wife

Dr. John W. English - (Unknown) - Bramwell, WV Medical Doctor in early 1900s.

Mrs. Cora English - (1886-1945) - Well known wife of Dr. John W. English a pioneer of Bramwell.

Earnest W. Freeman - (Unknown) - Developer of Flat-Top coal region of southern WV.

There is more information on each of these Historic Bramwell pioneers to be found in Martha Jane Becker's book , "Bramwell, The Diary of a Millionaire Coal Town".

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