McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families and Individuals

Notes


William Pierson Cecil

1. 1870 Census, Tazewell Co, VA; Clear Fork District; Bluestone PO; taken on 11 Aug 1870;
Page 322B; Family #219/219.
Listed as William P. Cecil, age 9, born in VA, in household of father, James W. Cecil.
2. "Marriage Records of Wyoming Co, WV"; Vol 1; Page 27; WV Archives Web Site.
William P. Cecil, age 18, born in Bland Co, VA, married on 9 Feb 1879 Nancy E. Harman, age 17,
born in Wyoming Co, WV.
3. Ancestry.com Web Site, William P. Cecil Search, 9 Jan 2004, submitted by Walter M. Bailey,
baileywm@pa.net.
William Preston ( sic, Pierson) Cecil; born on 15 Nov 1860 in Clear Fork District, Tazewell Co, VA;
son of James William and Prudence Jane (Thompson) Cecil; married Emeline Harmon.
4. "Marriage Records of Wyoming Co, WV...", Vol 4, No 24, transcribed by Pauline Haga, page 16.
William Pierson Cecil, age 30 yts, 3 mons, and 28 days, born in Mercer Co, WV, married on
9 Mar 1891 Francis Victoria Harman, age 21 yrs, 5 mons, and 12 days, born in Carroll Co, VA,
daughter of J. and Nancy.
5. 1920 Census, Mercer Co, WV; Rock District; Thornhill: taken on 14 Jan 1920; Page 198A;
Family #206/210.
Listed as William P. Cecil; age 59; born in VA; married; mine timber for coal mine; head of
household.
6. Mercer Co, WV Death Certificate #9238; WV Archives Web Site.
William Person Cecil; age 86 yrs, 7 mons, 20 days; born on 27 Oct 1860 in Tazewell Co, VA;
married; husband of Francis Cecil, age 76; retired miner; son of James and Jane (Thompson) Cecil;
died on 17 Jun 1947 at Matoaka, Mercer Co, WV from prostate cancer; buried on 19 Jun 1947 in
Carner Cemetery; near Lamar, WV; informant, W.J. Cecil, Matoaka, WV.


Nancy Emeline "Emma" Harman

1. "Marriage Records of Wyoming Co, WV"; Vol 1; Page 27; WV Archives Web Site.
William P. Cecil, age 18, born in Bland Co, VA, married on 9 Feb 1879 Nancy E. Harman, age 17,
born in Wyoming Co, WV.
2. Ancestry.com Web Site, William P. Cecil Search, 9 Jan 2004, submitted by Walter M. Bailey,
baileywm@pa.net.
William Preston Cecil; born on 15 Nov 1860 in Clear Fork District, Tazewell Co, VA; son of James
William and Prudence Jane (Thompson) Cecil; married Emeline Harmon.


Robert Clyburn

1. "Marriage Records of Wyoming Co, WV...", Vol 3, No 290, Haga, page 22.
Robert Clyburn, age 21, living and born in Raleigh Co, WV, married on 25 Dec 1890 Catherine Graham, age 22.


Catherine Graham

1. "Marriage Records of Wyoming Co, WV...", Vol 3, No 290, Haga, page 22.
Robert Clyburn, age 21, living and born in Raleigh Co, WV, married on 25 Dec 1890 Catherine Graham, age 22.


John Henry Farley

1. 1850 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, taken on 2 Sep 1850, Page 220A, Family #214.
Listed as John Farley, age 25, born in VA, farmer, head of household.
2. 1860 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Joes Branch PO, taken on 11 Jul 1860, Page 682, Family #220.
Listed as John Farley, age 37, born in VA, farmer, head of household.
3. "Marriage Records of Wyoming Co, WV...", Vol 1, Haga, page 34.
John Farley, age 58, born in Giles Co, VA, married Nancy Webb, age 47, born
in Logan Co, WV. They were married on 3 Apr 1880. He was a resident of Raleigh Co, WV.
4. "Akers/Farley", e-mail, 2 Jan 2000, Karo@coffey.com, Carole Farley Eklund.
William Lewis Akers and Martha Francis Litte are Carole's great-great
grandparents. They had seven or eight children among which were Della Mae and
Nellie, her grandmother. Ballard Farley was the son of John Henry and Lucy
Ann Cole Farley, her paternal great-great grandparents.


Nancy Webb

1. "Marriage Records of Wyoming Co, WV...", Vol 1, Haga, page 34.
John Farley, age 58, born in Giles Co, VA, married Nancy Webb, age 47, born
in Logan Co, WV. They were married on 3 Apr 1880. He was a resident of
Raleigh Co, WV.


Arthur Fairbanks

1. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Sandy District; Coalwood; taken on 28 Apr 1910; Page 167A; Image
3 of 20; Family #108/108.
Listed as Arthur Fairbank; age 38; born in England; married once fof 3 yrs; immigrated to US in 1878(? conflicts
with Ref 2); miner; head of household.
2. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; taken on 12 Jan 1920; Page 217A; Image 9 of 17;
Family #130/133.
Listed as Arthur Fairbank; age 47; born in England; married; immigrated to US in 1893; naturalized in 1900;
coal miner; head of household.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #5744; WV Archives Web Site.
Arthur Fairbanks; age 51; born in 1872 in England; married; son of unknown parents; died 18 Apr 1923 at
Hensley, WV; due to slate fall in mine; buried 19 Apr 1923 at Hensley, WV; informant, G. D. Hankins, Welch, WV.
4.. "The Independence Herald", Wednesday, 7 Jan 2004, Obit.
"Hazel Mae Bishop, 91, of Mullens, died Sunday, Dec. 28, 2003, at Wyoming Continuous Care Center at
New Richmond following a long illness.

"Born Sept. 10, 1912, at Hensley, she was the daughter of the late William Arthur and Johnnie Phillips Fairbanks."


Johnnie Estel Phillips

1. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Sandy District; Coalwood; taken on 28 Apr 1910; Page 167A; Image
3 of 20; Family #108/108.
Listed as Johnie Fairbank; age 25; born in MS; married once fof 3 yrs; 2 children, both living; in household of
husband, William Arthur Fairbanks.
2. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; taken on 12 Jan 1920; Page 217A; Image 9 of 17;
Family #130/133.
Listed as Johnnie Fairbank; age 34; born in MS; married; in household of husband, William Arthur Fairbanks.
3. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Davy; E.D. 24-35; Page 702A; Image 20 of 57;
Household #166.
Listed as Johnnie Fairbanks; age 54; born in KY; widow; 4th grade education; lived in McDowell Co, WV on
1 Apr 1935; head of household.
4. Wyoming Co, WV; Death Certificate #'68 017652; WV Archives Web Site.
Johnnie E. Fairbanks; age 83; born 8 Dec 1884 in MS; widow; living at Covel, Wyoming Co, WV;
daughter of Norman R. and Alice Phillips, both born in MS; died 26 Oct 1968 in Wyoming General
Hospital, Mullens, WV; due to possible carcinoma of pancrease; buried 28 Oct 1968 in Iaeger Memorial
Park, Roderfield, WV; informant, Hazel Bishop, Covel, WV.
5. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 25 Feb 2014.
Johnnie E. Fairbanks; born 8 Dec 1884; died 26 Oct 1968; buried here; gravemarker photo shown.


Thomas Cicero Rutherford

1. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Sandy River District, page 239B, Family #12.
Listed as Thomas C. Rutherford, age 12, born in Jan 1888, in household of father, M. M. Rutherford.
2. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Slab Fork District, taken on 16 Apr 1910, Page 280B, Family #13.
Listed as Thomas C. Rutherford, age 22, born in WV, in household of father, Manley M. Rutherford.
3. 1920 Census, Fayette Co, WV, Pax Road, taken on 12 Jan 1920, Page 80B, Family #143.
Listed as Thomas C. Rutherford, age 32, born in WV, VA RR agent, head of household.
4. Social Security Death Index.
Thomas Rutherford; born on 2 Jan 1888; died in Sep 1967; living at Mullens, Wyoming Co, WV.


Mary Jane Saunders

1. 1920 Census, Fayette Co, WV, Pax Road, taken on 12 Jan 1920, Page 80B, Family #143.
Listed as Mary J. Rutherford, age 26, born in VA, in household of husband, Thomas C. Rutherford.


Gladys M. Rutherford

1. 1920 Census, Fayette Co, WV, Pax Road, taken on 12 Jan 1920, Page 80B, Family #143.
Listed as Gladys M. Rutherford, age 6, born in WV, in household of father, Thomas C. Rutherford.


Hazel E. Rutherford

1. 1920 Census, Fayette Co, WV, Pax Road, taken on 12 Jan 1920, Page 80B, Family #143.
Listed as Hazel E. Rutherford, age 4, born in WV, in household of father, Thomas C. Rutherford.


Thelma Juanita Rutherford

1. 1920 Census, Fayette Co, WV, Pax Road, taken on 12 Jan 1920, Page 80B, Family #143.
Listed as Thelma J. Rutherford, age 2, born in WV, in household of father, Thomas C. Rutherford.
2. "The Independence Herald", Wednesday, 7 Jan 2004, Obit.
"Themla Juanita Rutherford Shifflette, 85, of Corrine, died Friday, Jan. 2, 2004, at Wyoming Continuous Care Center,
New Richmond, following a long illness. Born March 13, 1918, at Pax, she was the daughter of the late Thomas Cicero
and Mary Janie Saunders Rutherford.


Marjorie Anita Rutherford

1. "The Register Herald"; Beckley, WV; 7 May 2006; Newspaper Obit.
"MULLENS — Marjorie Anita Hoge, 80, passed away Wednesday, May 6, 2006, at the home of her daughter, Janie Anita Forren and her husband, Butch, of Claymont, Del. "Born Sept. 21, 1925, at Pax, she was the daughter of the late Thomas C. and Mary Janie Saunders Rutherford. "Although she had resided with her daughter in Delaware for the past two years, she had been a 72-year resident of Mullens. She was a former employee of the C&P Telephone Co. where she was a telephone operator in the Mullens office. "She was the last surviving member of her immediate family.
"In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Robert L. Hoge; and four sisters, Gladys Jared, Helen Burcham, Thelma Shifflette and Hazel Moreno. "Marjorie’s pride and joy was her only child, Janie Anita Forren and her husband, Clarence “Butch” Forren, of Claymont, Del. She has left an everlasting legacy of love and compassion in her surviving family which also includes a granddaughter, Anita Marie Holz, and a grandson, Joseph Patrick Forren. In addition, she is also survived by her 11 great-grandchildren who will always cherish her. Marjorie will be deeply missed and forever loved by all who knew her. We celebrate the day we will be reunited. "Graveside service and burial will be noon Monday at Sunset Memorial Park, Beckley, with David Pollock officiating. "Friends may call from 9 to 11 a.m. Monday at Tankersley Funeral Home, Mullens..."


Miles Bailey Gadd

1. 1870 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Center District, Rock View, Family 43.
2. FamilySearch Web Site, LDS, Miles Gadd search, 24 May 2001.
Miles Gadd married Virginia Weese abt 1879 in Webster Co, WV.
3. 1880 Census, Webster Co, WV, Glade District, taken on 15 Jun 1880, Page 411A, Family #118.
Listed as Miles Gadd, age 19, born in VA, farm laborer, in household of father, Wilson T. Gadd, with
wife, Virginia Weese.
4. "Marriage Index: WV 1863-1900", #290, Family Tree Maker.
Miles Boley Gadd married Juanita M. Gray on 22 Jan 1889 in Nicholas Co, WV.
5. 1900 Census, Webster Co, WV, Glade District, Family #277.
Listed as Miles B. Gadd, age 39, born in Nov 1860 in WV, widowed, head of household.
6. "Raleigh Co, WV; Marriages 1850-1911; Ronald R. Turner.
Miles B. Gadd; age 45; born in Wyoming Co, WV; married on 24 May 1906; Mrs. Mary F. Jones;
age 43; born in Pleasants Co, WV.
7. 1910 Census, Webster Co, WV; Glade District; taken on 19 May 1910; Page 256A; Family #252/255.
Listed as Miles Dadd; age 49; born in WV; married 3 times; last time for 4 yrs; farmer; head of
household.
8. 1920 Census, Webster Co, WV; Glade District; taken on 16/17 Jan 1920; Page 192B;
Family #68/68.
Listed as Miles B. Gadd; age 59; born in WV; married; farm laborer; in household of son, Charles
W. Gadd.
9. 1930 Census, Webster Co, WV; Glade District; taken on 23 Apr 1930; Page 235A; Family #314/314.
Listed as Miles B. Gadd; age 69; born in WV; widowed; farmer; boarder; in household of Stearl
Dilly.
10, Webster Co, WV Death Certificate #15463; WV Archives Web Site.
Myles Bailey Gadd; age 79 yrs, 11 mons, 18 days; born on 16 Nov 1860 in Wyoming Co, WV;
married; husband of Mary F. Gadd; age 70; farmer; son of Wilson Turner, born in VA, and Alice
(Mullins) Gadd, born in VA; died on 3 Nov 1940 at Cowen, Webster Co, WV; "I don't know...
with pneumonia"; buried on 5 Nov 1940 in Reynolds Cemetery, Cowen, WV; informant, Charles
Gadd, Cowen, WV.


Juanita M. Gray

1. "Marriage Index: WV 1863-1900", #290, Family Tree Maker.
Miles Boley Gadd married Juanita M. Gray on 22 Jan 1889 in Nicholas Co, WV.


Casandra Gadd

1. 1860 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
Listed in household of father, Wilson Gadd.
2. 1870 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Center District, Rock View, Family 43.
3. 1880 Census, Webster Co, WV, Glade District, taken on 15 Jun 1880, Page 411A, Family #117.
Listed as Casander Gadd, age 22, born in VA, farm laborer, head of household.
4. FamilySearch Web Site, LDS, Miles Gadd search, 24 May 2001.
Cassandra Gadd married Frances Collins on 7 Feb 1896 in Nicholas Co, WV.


Mary F.

1. 1880 Census, Webster Co, WV, Glade District, taken on 15 Jun 1880, Page 411A, Family #117.
Listed as Mary F. Gadd, age 25, born in VA, in household of husband, Casander Gadd.


Rosie A. Gadd

1. 1880 Census, Webster Co, WV, Glade District, taken on 15 Jun 1880, Page 411A, Family #117.
Listed as Rosie A. Gadd, age 2, born in WV, in household of father, Casander Gadd.


Casandra Gadd

1. 1860 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
Listed in household of father, Wilson Gadd.
2. 1870 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Center District, Rock View, Family 43.
3. 1880 Census, Webster Co, WV, Glade District, taken on 15 Jun 1880, Page 411A, Family #117.
Listed as Casander Gadd, age 22, born in VA, farm laborer, head of household.
4. FamilySearch Web Site, LDS, Miles Gadd search, 24 May 2001.
Cassandra Gadd married Frances Collins on 7 Feb 1896 in Nicholas Co, WV.


Francis Collins

1. FamilySearch Web Site, LDS, Miles Gadd search, 24 May 2001.
Cassandra Gadd married Frances Collins on 7 Feb 1896 in Nicholas Co, WV.


Joseph Buskirk

1. "Early Logan Co, WV Marriages, 1853-1860" transcribed by Vicie Waskey Fowler.
John A. Buskirk, age 36, single, born in PA, living in Aracoma, Logan Co,
WV, son of Joseph and Margaret Buskirk; married on 30 Aug 1860 Susan J.
Dingess, age 21, single, born in Logan Co, VA, daughter of William A. and
Gertrude Dingess.


Margaret

1. "Early Logan Co, WV Marriages, 1853-1860" transcribed by Vicie Waskey Fowler.
John A. Buskirk, age 36, single, born in PA, living in Aracoma, Logan Co,
WV, son of Joseph and Margaret Buskirk; married on 30 Aug 1860 Susan J.
Dingess, age 21, single, born in Logan Co, VA, daughter of William A. and
Gertrude Dingess.