McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV; Families and Individuals

Notes


Achillis "Aclis" Fanning

1. 1820 Census, Wythe Co, VA, Evanshaw Township, Page 212.
Listed as Aclis Fanning with the following family members: 1 male (age less
than 10); 1 male (16-26 yrs old); 1 male (45 and over); 1 female (10-16 yrs
old); 1 female (26 to 45 yrs old); 1 female (45 and over); 2 people "Engaged
in Agriculture".
2. 1830 Census, Wythe Co, VA, Page 328.
Listed as Acles Fanning, Jr with following family members: 1 male (less tha
5 yrs old); one male (5-10 yrs old); one male (10-15 yrs old); one male
(20-30 yrs old); one male (30-40 yrs old); female (less than 5 yrs old); one
female (20-30 yrs old); and one female (40-50 yrs old).
3. 1840 Census, Mercer Co, VA (WV), Page 251B.
Listed as Acles Fannon, one male (50-60 yrs old); two females(15-20 yrs old); one female
(20-30 yrs old) and one female (40-50 yrs old)
3. 1850 Census, Wyoming Co, VA, taken on 2
Sep 1850, Page 219B, Family #207.
Listed as Aclis Fanning, age 68, born in VA, farmer, head of household.
4. 1860 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Joe's Branch P.O., taken on 10 Jul 1860, Page
681, Family #213.
Listed as Acis Fanning, age 78, born in VA, farmer, head of household.
5. Ancestry.com Web Site, Aclis Fanning Search, 19 Jul 2002, submitted by
Gerland Hay, gerlandhay@earthlink.net.
Achillis "Aclis" Fanning; born abt 1782; son of David and Jane Scott
Lockhart Fanning; married first, Elizabeth Bruce, daughter of William and
Annie Ballard Bruce, on 6 Sep 1806 in Wythe Co, VA; married second, Eleanor
Workman, daughter of Abraham and Margaret (________) Workman, on 6 Jul 1822
in Tazewell Co, VA; married third, Mary Heath, on 17 Sep 1823 in Wythe Co,
VA.
6. "Marriage Index: KY, NC, TN, VA, WV, 1728-1850", CD #229, Family Tree Maker.
An Achellas Fannon married on 10 Feb 1814 Mary Miller in Bath Co, KY.
Is this the same person?
Also an Acles Fannon married on 17 Sep 1823 Polly Heath in Wythe Co, VA.
Could this also be the same person?


Arminda Roberts

1. "Marriages of McDowell Co, WV", transcribed by WPA, page 62.
Oba Blankenship, age 25, married on 23 Jun 1895 Arminda Roberts, age 16.
2. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Baileysville District, taken on 7 Jun 1900, Page 207A, Family #68.
Listed as Arminda Roberts, age 21, born in Apr 1878, in WV, housekeeper, in household of Leander
Walker, with daughter, Lizzie C. Roberts, age 1.


Lizzie C. Roberts

1. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Baileysville District, taken on 7 Jun 1900, Page 207A, Family #68.
Listed as Lizzie C. Roberts, age 1, born in Jun 1898, in WV, in household of Leander Walker, with
mother, Arminda Roberts.


Walter F. Toler

1. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Baileysville District, taken on 8 Jun 1900, Page 208A, Family #74.
Listed as Walter Toler, age 15, born in WV, in Apr 1885, farm hand, in household of John J. Bailey.
2. Wyoming Co, WV: Marriage Records; Book #__(1906); Page 376; WV Archives Web Site.
Walt Toler; age 22; born in Wyoming Co, WV; living in Wyoming Co, WV; son of James and
Kis; married on 1906 at E.E. Shannon's residence at 8pm; Vada Shannon; age 17; born in Wyoming
Co, WV; living in Wyoming Co, WV; daughter of E.E. and Rebecca E.(step-mother).
3. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Clear Fork District, taken on 20/21 Apr 1910, Page 238B, Family #51.
Listed as Walt Toler, age 24, born in WV, married for 4 yrs, in household of Edward E. Shannon.
4. 1920 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Clearfork District, taken on 2/3 Jan 1920, Page 204A, Family #5.
Listed as Walter F. Toler, age 35, born in WV, farmer, head of household.
5. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Clearfork District, taken on 7 Apr 1930, Page 167A, Family #49.
Listed as Walter Toler, age 46, born in VA, farmer, head of household.


Vada Shannon

1. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Clear Fork District, taken on 20/21 Apr 1910, Page 238B, Family #51.
Listed as Vada Toler, age 19, born in WV, married for 4 yrs, 1 child, 1 living, in household of Edward E.
Shannon with husband and daughter.
2. Wyoming Co, WV: Marriage Records; Book #__(1906); Page 376; WV Archives Web Site.
Walt Toler; age 22; born in Wyoming Co, WV; living in Wyoming Co, WV; son of James and
Kis; married on 1906 at E.E. Shannon's residence at 8pm; Vada Shannon; age 17; born in Wyoming
Co, WV; living in Wyoming Co, WV; daughter of E.E. and Rebecca E.(step-mother).
3. 1920 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Clearfork District, taken on 2/3 Jan 1920, Page 204A, Family #5.
Listed as Vada Toler, age 29 , born in WV, in household of husband, Walter F. Toler.
4. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Clearfork District, taken on 7 Apr 1930, Page 167A, Family #49.
Listed as Vada Toler, age 40, born in WV, married at 15, in household of husband, Walter F. Toler.
5. Wyoming Co, WV: Marriage Records; Book #__(1941); Page 283; WV Archives Web Site.
James Matney; age 38; born at Stacey, VA; divorced; living at Oceana, WV; son of Noah and
Victoria Matney; married on 29 Nov 1941 at Clear Fork, WV; Vada Toler; age 45; born at Sun Hill, WV;
widow; living at Clear Fork, WV; daughter of Ed and Helen (sic, Ellen) Shannon.
6. Kanawha Co, WV Death Certificate #9442; WV Archives Web Site.
Vada Matney; age 60 yrs, 4 mons, 20 days; born on 8 Mar 1894 at Clear Fork, WV; married; living at
Simon, Wyoming Co, WV; daughter of Ed and Ellen (Ramey) Shannon; died on 28 Jul 1954 in St.
Francis Hospital, Charleston, Kanawha Co, WV from diabetes; with coma; buried on 31 Jul 1954 in
Family Cemetery; informant, James Matney.


Rena F. Cook

1. 1880 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Complied by William A. March, Vol 4, page 704.
Clear Fork Township, page 001.
Listed as Rena Cooke, age 6, in household of father, B.B. Cooke.
2. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Baileysville District, taken on 9 Jun 1900, Page 208B, Family #84.
Listed as Rena Cooke, age 25, born in WV in Jan 1875, in household of father, Blackburn B. Cooke.
3. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Book#6 (1901); Page 232; WV Archives Web Site.
Henry Walker; age 28; born and living in Wyoming Co, WV; son of John F. and Lucinda; married on
22 Aug 1901at the house of Amanda Cook; Reena F. Cook; age 27; born and living in Wyoming Co,
WV; daughter of B.B. and Amanda.
4. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Baileysvelle District, taken on 26 Apr 1910;
Page 191A, Family #148.
Listed as Rena Walker, age 30, born in WV, married for 10 years, 6 children, all living,
in household of husband, Henry Walker.
5. 1920 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Baileysville District, taken on 6 Jan 1920, Page 138A, Family #61.
Listed as Rena Walker, age 44, born in WV, in household of husband, Henry Walker.
6. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Baileysville District, taken on 3 Apr 1930, Page 73A, Family #30.
Listed as Rena Walker, age 54, born in WV, married at 23, in household of husband, Henry Walker.


Mary Susan Wilson

1. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Baileysville District, taken on 9 Jun 1900, Page 208B, Family #84.
Listed as Mary S. Cooke, age 4 months, born in WV, in Jan 1900, in household of grandfather,
Blackburn B. Cooke, with mother, Rena Cooke.
2.1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Baileysvelle District, taken on 26 Apr 1910;
Page 191A, Family #148.
Listed as Susan Walker, age 8, born in WV, in household of father, Henry Walker.
3. 1920 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Baileysville District, taken on 6 Jan 1920, Page 138A, Family #61.
Listed as Susie Justice, age 19, born in WV, in household of father, Henry Walker.
(Apparently Susie had married ________Justice in 1910 to 1920)


Mary Elizabeth "Lizzie" Cook

1. "Births of Wyoming Co, WV...", Haga, 1877.
M.E. Cooke was born on 24 Mar 1877 to B.B. and A.E. Cooke.
2. 1880 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Complied by William A. March, Vol 4, page 704.
Clear Fork Township, page 001.
Listed as Mary E. Cooke, age 3, in household of father, B.B. Cooke.
3. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
Baileysville District, Family #84.
Listed as Lizzie Cooke, age 22, in household of father, Blackburn B. Cooke.


Franklin F. Cook

1. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Baileysville District, taken on 9 Jun 1900, Page 208B, Family #84.
Listed as Franklin F. Cooke, age 2, born in WV, in Mar 1898, in household of grandfather, Blackburn B.
Cooke, with mother, Mary Elizabeth Cooke.


John Short

1. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Baileysvelle District, taken on 14 Jun 1900, Page 210A, Family #105.
Listed as John Short, age 54, born in WV in Mar 1846, married 8 yrs, farmer and day laborer, head of
household.


May Short

1. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Baileysvelle District, taken on 14 Jun 1900, Page 210A, Family #105.
Listed as May Short, age 22, born in WV in Jul 1874, in household of father, John Short.


John Short

1. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Baileysvelle District, taken on 14 Jun 1900, Page 210A, Family #105.
Listed as John Short, age 54, born in WV in Mar 1846, married 8 yrs, farmer and day laborer, head of
household.


Jane

1. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Baileysvelle District, taken on 14 Jun 1900, Page 210A, Family #105.
Listed as Jane Short, age 33, born in WV in Dec 1866, married 8 yrs, no children, in household of
husband, John Short.


Elmer Williams

1. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Baileysvelle District, taken on 14 Jun 1900, Page 210A, Family #105.
Listed as Elmer Williams, age 32, born in VA in Nov 1867, married 7 yrs, bookkeeper, head of
household.
2. 1910 Census, Knox Co, TN, Knoxville, taken on 16 Apr 1910, Page 23A, Family #60.
Listed as Elmer Williams, age 42, born in VA, married twice, last time for 17 yrs, contractor for rail road,
head of household.


Eliza Virginia Easterling

1. 1880 Census, Tattnall Co, GA, Reidsville, taken on 30 Jun 1880, Page 477A, Family #268.
Listed as Eliza Easterling, age 7, born in GA, in household of father, John Easterling.
2. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Baileysvelle District, taken on 14 Jun 1900, Page 210A, Family #105.
Listed as Eliza Williams, age 32, born in GA in Feb 1868, married 7 yrs, 2 children, both living, in
household of husband, Elmer Williams.
3. Ancestry.com, Elmer Williams search, 22 Dec 2004, submitted by Skeet Surrency.
Eliza Virginia Easterling; born on 4 Feb 1868 in Tattnall Co, GA; died on 23 Jun 1925 in Elizabethton,
TN; daughter of John and Emeline Surrency Easterling; married Elmer Williams.
4. 1910 Census, Knox Co, TN, Knoxville, taken on 16 Apr 1910, Page 23A, Family #60.
Listed as Eliza Williams, age 43, born in GA, married once for 17 yrs, 4 children, all living, in household
of husband, Elmer Williams.


Bailey Williams

1. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Baileysvelle District, taken on 14 Jun 1900, Page 210A, Family #105.
Listed as Bailey Williams, age 6, born in GA in Nov 1894, in household of father, Elmer Williams.
2. 1910 Census, Knox Co, TN, Knoxville, taken on 16 Apr 1910, Page 23A, Family #60.
Listed as Bailey Williams, age 16, born in GA, in household of father, Elmer Williams.


Gussie Williams

1. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Baileysvelle District, taken on 14 Jun 1900, Page 210A, Family #105.
Listed as Gussey Williams, age 2, born in GA in May 1898, in household of father, Elmer Williams.
2. 1910 Census, Knox Co, TN, Knoxville, taken on 16 Apr 1910, Page 23A, Family #60.
Listed as Gussie Williams, age 11, born in GA, in household of father, Elmer Williams.


Samuel G. Williams

1. 1910 Census, Knox Co, TN, Knoxville, taken on 16 Apr 1910, Page 23A, Family #60.
Listed as Samuel G. Williams, age 5, born in GA, in household of father, Elmer Williams.


Anna L. Williams

1. 1910 Census, Knox Co, TN, Knoxville, taken on 16 Apr 1910, Page 23A, Family #60.
Listed as Anna L. Williams, age 5, born in GA, in household of father, Elmer Williams.


John Easterling

1. Ancestry.com, Elmer Williams search, 22 Dec 2004, submitted by Skeet Surrency.
Eliza Virginia Easterling; born on 4 Feb 1868 in Tattnall Co, GA; died on 23 Jun 1925 in Elizabethton,
TN; daughter of John and Emeline Surrency Easterling; married Elmer Williams.
2. 1880 Census, Tattnall Co, GA, Reidsville, taken on 30 Jun 1880, Page 477A, Family #268.
Listed as John Easterling, age 43, born in GA, carpenter, head of household.


Emeline Surrency

1. Ancestry.com, Elmer Williams search, 22 Dec 2004, submitted by Skeet Surrency.
Eliza Virginia Easterling; born on 4 Feb 1868 in Tattnall Co, GA; died on 23 Jun 1925 in Elizabethton,
TN; daughter of John and Emeline Surrency Easterling; married Elmer Williams.


Smith

1. 1910 Census, Raleigh Co, WV, Slab Fork District, taken on 11 May 1910, Page 129A, Family #436.
Listed as Nancy E. Smith, age 26, born in WV, in household of father, Alfred P. McKinney.


Nancy E. McKinney

1. 1910 Census, Raleigh Co, WV, Slab Fork District, taken on 11 May 1910, Page 129A, Family #436.
Listed as Nancy E. Smith, age 26, born in WV, in household of father, Alfred P. McKinney.
2. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol # 9 (1912); Page 50; WV Archives Web Site.
C.C. Tolliver; age 33; born and living in Wyoming Co, WV; son of Enoch and Nannie; married on 1 Jun
1912 at the home of Enoch Tolliver; Nancy Smith age 27; born and living in Wyoming Co, WV;
daughter of ________.
3. USGENWEB PROJECT, Wyoming Co, WV, "Marriage Records", by Doris Slaughter.
Book 9, page 50.
C.C. Toliver; age 33; born in Wyoming Co, WV; son of Enoch and Nanvia
Tolliver; married on 8 Jun 1912 Nancy Smith; age 27; born in Wyoming Co, WV;
daughter of Alfred P. and Polly McKinney. Note by Doris Slaughter: This is
widow of (_________) Smith.


Freeman Smith

1. 1910 Census, Raleigh Co, WV, Slab Fork District, taken on 11 May 1910, Page 129A, Family #436.
Listed as Freeman Smith, age 5, born in WV, in household of grandfather, Alfred P. McKinney.