McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV; Families and Individuals

Notes


John Jackson Lafferty

1. "Births of Wyoming Co, WV ...", Haga, 1884.
Jackson Lafferty was born on 20 Aug 1884 at McGraws to Goodall and Mary
Bailey Lafferty.
2. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
Slab Fork District, Family #119.
Listed as John J. Lafferty, age 15, in household of father, Goodall Lafferty.
3. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol#__(1904); Page 150; WV Archives Web Site.
Jackson Lafferty; age 20; born and living in Wyoming Co, WV; son of Goodall and Mary Lafferty;
married on 31 May 1904 at W.G. Phillips', minister, in Wyoming Co, WV; Mary Allen; age 18; born
and living in Wyoming Co, WV; daughter of Roxie Allen.
4. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Slab Fork District, taken on 6/7 May 1910, Page 292A, Family #226.
Listed as Jackson Lafferty, age 25, born in WV, married 4 years, farmer, head of household.
5. WW I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918, Wyoming Co, WV, Draft Board, Pineville, WV, Reg.
Card 1296.
Jackson Lafferty; age 36; born on 21 Aug 1882; living at McGraw, Wyoming Co, WV; farmer;
nearest relative, wife (unnamed); medium height with stout build; blue eyes and black hair; 12 Sep
1918.
6. 1920 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Slab Fork District, taken on 11 Feb 1920, Page 271B Family #96.
Listed as John J. Lafferty, age 37, born in WV, railroad laborer, head of household.
7. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Slab Fork District, taken on 22 Apr 1930, Page 246A, Family #324.
Listed as Jack Lafferty, age 43, born in WV, coal miner, head of household.
8. Social Security Death Index; LDS Web Site.
Jackson Lafferty; born on 20 Aug 1884; died in May 1978; living at Fairdale, Raleigh Co, WV at
death.


Mary Allen

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol#__(1904); Page 150; WV Archives Web Site.
Jackson Lafferty; age 20; born and living in Wyoming Co, WV; son of Goodall and Mary Lafferty;
married on 31 May 1904 at W.G. Phillips', minister, in Wyoming Co, WV; Mary Allen; age 18; born and
living in Wyoming Co, WV; daughter of Roxie Allen.
1. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Slab Fork District, taken on 6/7 May 1910, Page 292A, Family #226.
Listed as Mary Lafferty, age 23, born in WV, married 4 years, 2 children, both living, in household of
husband, John Jackson Lafferty.
2. 1920 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Slab Fork District, taken on 11 Feb 1920, Page 271B Family #96.
Listed as Mary Lafferty, age 36, born in WV, in household of husband, John Jackson Lafferty.
3. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Slab Fork District, taken on 22 Apr 1930, Page 246A, Family #324.
Listed as May Lafferty, age 42, born in WV, in household of husband, John Jackson Lafferty.


Anthony Roscoe Lafferty

1. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Slab Fork District, taken on 6/7 May 1910, Page 292A, Family #226.
Listed as Roscoe Lafferty, age 1 month, born in WV, in household of father, John Jackson Lafferty.
2. 1920 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Slab Fork District, taken on 11 Feb 1920, Page 271B Family #96.
Listed as Anthony Lafferty, age 12, born in WV, in household of father, John Jackson Lafferty.


Bessie Lafferty

1. 1920 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Slab Fork District, taken on 11 Feb 1920, Page 271B Family #96.
Listed as Bessie Lafferty, age 4 yrs, 9 months, born in WV, in household of father, John Jackson
Lafferty.
2. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Slab Fork District, taken on 22 Apr 1930, Page 246A, Family #324.
Listed as Bessie Lafferty, age 14, born in WV, in household of father, John Jackson Lafferty.


Robert L. Lafferty

1. 1920 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Slab Fork District, taken on 11 Feb 1920, Page 271B Family #96.
Listed as Baby (male) Lafferty, age 1 yr, born in WV, in household of father, John Jackson Lafferty.
2. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Slab Fork District, taken on 22 Apr 1930, Page 246A, Family #324.
Listed as Robert L. Lafferty, age 11, born in WV, in household of father, John Jackson Lafferty.
3. Wyoming Co, WV Web Site, Cemeteries
http://members.aol.com/jlcooke2/cemetery.htm
Robert Lafferty; born in 1918; died in 1995; buried in Pine Grove Cemetery, Ravencliff,
Wyoming Co, WV.
4. Social Security Death Index, LDS Web Site.
Robert Lafferty; born on 15 Sep 1918; died on 20 Jun 1995; in at Ravencliff, Wyoming Co, WV at death.


Olin Lafferty

1. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Slab Fork District, taken on 22 Apr 1930, Page 246A, Family #324.
Listed as Olin Lafferty, age 9, born in WV, in household of father, John Jackson Lafferty.


Fred L. Lafferty

1. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Slab Fork District, taken on 22 Apr 1930, Page 246A, Family #324.
Listed as Fred L. Lafferty, age 7, born in WV, in household of father, John Jackson Lafferty.
2. Wyoming Co, WV Web Site, Cemeteries
http://members.aol.com/jlcooke2/cemetery.htm
Fred F. Lafferty; born on 18 Apr 1923; died on 27 May 1994; buried in Pine Grove Cemetery, Ravencliff,
Wyoming Co, WV.


Rexford M. Workman

1. "Wyoming Co Heritage" WGS, "Henry T. and Lou Venie Wiles Clay" article, page 96.
Corma Clay married Rex Workman.
2. Ancestry.com Web Site, Russell Clay search, 13 Feb 2005, submitted by Garland Steele.
Corma Clay; born on 30 Dec 1916; married Rexford M. Workman.


Corma Clay

1. "Wyoming Co Heritage" WGS, "Henry T. and Lou Venie Wiles Clay" article, page
96.
Corma Clay married Rex Workman.
2. Ancestry.com Web Site, Russell Clay search, 13 Feb 2005, submitted by Garland Steele.
Corma Clay; born on 30 Dec 1916; married Rexford M. Workman.


William Edward "Bud" Clay

1. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
Slab Fork District, Family #81.
Listed as William E. Clay, age 5, in household of father, Russell Clay.
2. Ancestry.com Web Site, Russell Clay search, 13 Feb 2005, submitted by Garland Steele.
William E. "Bud" Clay; born on 11 Jun 1893; died on 10 Jun 1981; married Ida May Goode.
3. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Slab Fork District, taken on 21 Apr 1910, Page 283A, Family #69.
Listed as William E. Clay, age 16, born in WV, in household of father, Russell M. Clay.
4. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1918); Page 269; WV Archives Web Site.
Willie E. Clay; age 25; born in Wyoming Co, WV; living at Saulsville, WV; son of R.M. and Martha
Clay; married on 12 May 1918 at the residence of G.P. Goode; Ida M. Goode; age 25; born in
Wyoming Co, WV; living at Newsam, WV; daughter of Lemuel Good.
5. 1940 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Slab Fork District; Tipple; E.D. 55-12; taken on 3 Apr 1940; Page
303B; Image 6 of 82; Household #47.
Listed as Bud Clay; age 48; born in WV; married; 8th grade education; lived in same house
on 1 Apr 1935; mining laborer; head of household.


Ida Mae Goode

1. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
Center District, Family #120.
Listed as Ida May Goode, age 9, in household of father, Lemuel Goode.
2. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Center District, taken on 2 May 1910, Page 223A, Family #161.
Listed as Ida M. Goode, age 19, born in WV, in household of father, Lemuel Goode.
3. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1918); Page 269; WV Archives Web Site.
Willie E. Clay; age 25; born in Wyoming Co, WV; living at Saulsville, WV; son of R.M. and Martha
Clay; married on 12 May 1918 at the residence of G.P. Goode; Ida M. Goode; age 25; born in
Wyoming Co, WV; living at Newsam, WV; daughter of Lemuel Good.
4. Ancestry.com Web Site, Russell Clay search, 13 Feb 2005, submitted by Garland Steele.
William E. "Bud" Clay; born on 11 Jun 1893; died on 10 Jun 1981; married Ida May Goode.
5. 1940 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Slab Fork District; Tipple; E.D. 55-12; taken on 3 Apr 1940; Page
303B; Image 6 of 82; Household #47.
Listed as Idda Clay; age 49; born in WV; married; 8th grade education; lived in same house
on 1 Apr 1935; in household of husband, William E. Clay.
6. Wyoming Co, WV; Death Certificate #'66 009630; WV Archives Web Site.
Ida Mae Clay; age 76; born 7 Nov 1889 in WV; divorced; living at Saulsville, WV; daughter of
Lemuel and Tabitha (Ramey) Goode; died 13 Jun 1966 at McGraws, WV; from a cerebral vascular
accident due to arteriosclerosis; buried 15 Jun 1966 in Clay Cemetery, Saulsville, WV; informant,
Russell Clay.
7. Wyoming Co, WV Web Site, Cemeteries
http://members.aol.com/jlcooke2/cemetery.htm
Ida Goode Clay; born on 7 Nov 1889; died on 13 Jun 1966; buried in
Clay Cemetery, Saulsville, Wyoming Co, WV.


June Clay

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Delayed Birth Registry; Vol #__(1928); Page 39; WV Archives Web Site.
June Clay; born 10 Nov 1928 at Saulsville, WV; parents, Willie E. and Ida Mae (Goode) Clay.
2. 1940 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Slab Fork District; Tipple; E.D. 55-12; taken on 3 Apr 1940; Page
303B; Image 6 of 82; Household #47.
Listed as June Clay; age 11; born in WV; 7th grade education; attending school; lived in same
house on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, William E. Clay.


Roland W. Clay

1. Ancestry.com Web Site, Russell Clay search, 13 Feb 2005, submitted by Garland Steele.
Mary A. Clay; born on 31 Aug 1895; died abt 1955; married Roland W. Clay abt 1914.
Roland W. Clay; born on 5 Apr 1895 in Raleigh Co, WV.
2. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1915); Page 346; WV Archives Web Site.
Roland Clay; age 20; born in Wyoming Co, WV; living at Saulsville, WV; son of W. K. and Evaline;
married on 29 Apr 1915 at the bride's residence; Mary A. Clay; age 19; born in Wyoming Co, WV;
living at Saulsville, WV; daughter of R.M. and Mary M. Clay.


Mary A. Clay

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Birth Registry; Vol #__(1895); Page 109; Line #60; WV Archives Web Site.
Mary A. Clay; born 31 Aug 1895 in Wyoming Co, WV; parents, Russel and Martha Clay.
2. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
Slab Fork District, Family #81.
Listed as Mary A. Clay, age 4, in household of father, Russell Clay.
3. Ancestry.com Web Site, Russell Clay search, 13 Feb 2005, submitted by Garland Steele.
Mary A. Clay; born on 31 Aug 1895; died abt 1955; married Roland W. Clay abt 1914.
4. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Slab Fork District, taken on 21 Apr 1910, Page 283A, Family #69.
Listed as Mary A. Clay, age 14, born in WV, in household of father, Russell M. Clay.
5. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1915); Page 346; WV Archives Web Site.
Roland Clay; age 20; born in Wyoming Co, WV; living at Saulsville, WV; son of W. K. and Evaline;
married on 29 Apr 1915 at the bride's residence; Mary A. Clay; age 19; born in Wyoming Co, WV;
living at Saulsville, WV; daughter of R.M. and Mary M. Clay.


Roscoe Conkling Goode

1. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
Center District, Family #120.
Listed as Roscoe C. Goode, age 7, in household of father, Lemuel Goode.
2. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Center District, taken on 2 May 1910, Page 223A, Family #161.
Listed as Rosco C. Goode, age 17, born in WV, in household of father, Lemuel Goode.
3. Ancestry.com Web Site, Russell Clay search, 13 Feb 2005, submitted by Garland Steele.
Jessie Lee Clay; born on 8 Aug 1900; died on 6 Aug 1972; married Roscoe Goode abt 1919.
4. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1919); Page 92; WV Archives Web Site.
Roscoe C. Goode; age 26; born in Wyoming Co, WV; living at Newfound, WV; son of Lemuel and
Tabitha Goode; married on 25 Dec 1919 at the residence of Mr. Martha M. Clay; Jesse Lee Clay;
age 19; born in Wyoming Co, WV; living at Saulsville, WV; daughter of R.M. and Martha M. Clay.
5. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by Patty Greene; 15 Feb 2006.
" Roscoe Conkling Goode
Birth 8 Mar 1893
Newfound, Wyoming County, West Virginia, USA
Death 25 Jul 1988 (aged 95)
Wyoming County, West Virginia, USA
Burial
Clay Cemetery
Saulsville, Wyoming County, West Virginia, USA"

Additional Information Posted:
"Son of Lemuel Goode (1846-1919) and Tabitha Ramey-Goode (1850-1893)(per WV Birth Certificate #53908, Wyoming County, WV, 1893).

"Brother of Green Pendleton Goode (1868-1957), George Washington Goode (1871-Deceased), Frank Herford Goode (1873-Deceased), Mary Frances Goode-Halsey (1874-1950), Okey Johnson Goode (1876-Deceased), Thomas Jefferson Goode (1878-Deceased), Unnamed Female Goode (1880-1880), Charlie Phillip Snyder Goode (1882-Deceased), Juda Etta Goode-McKinney (1884-Deceased), Grover C. Goode (1887-Deceased), and Ida May Goode-Clay (1887-Deceased).

"Married to Jessie Lee Clay-Goode (1900-1972) on December 25, 1919 in Wyoming County, WV (per WV Marriage License Register, Wyoming County, WV, 1919, Page 92, Application Date: December 22, 1919).

"Father of Lemuel Goode (1921-1995), Bettie Goode-Brown (1924-2001), Joyce Goode (1928-1932), and Maralee Goode-Paugh (B. 1932)."


Jessie Lee Clay

1. Ancestry.com Web Site, Russell Clay search, 13 Feb 2005, submitted by Garland Steele.
Jessie Lee Clay; born on 8 Aug 1900; died on 6 Aug 1972; married Roscoe Goode abt 1919.
2. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Slab Fork District, taken on 21 Apr 1910, Page 284B, Family #69.
Listed as Jesse Lee Clay, age 10, born in WV, in household of father, Russell M. Clay.
3. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1919); Page 92; WV Archives Web Site.
Roscoe C. Goode; age 26; born in Wyoming Co, WV; living at Newfound, WV; son of Lemuel and
Tabitha Goode; married on 25 Dec 1919 at the residence of Mr. Martha M. Clay; Jesse Lee Clay;
age 19; born in Wyoming Co, WV; living at Saulsville, WV; daughter of R.M. and Martha M. Clay.


Joseph Burton "Bert" Shumate

1. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
Slab Fork District, Family #73.
Listed as Joseph Britton Shumat, age 14, in household of father, Joseph Shumate.
2. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1905); Page 229; WV Archives Web Site.
Birt Shumate; age 19; born and living in Wyoming Co, WV; son of Joseph and Martha; married on
12 Jan 1905 at the home of M.W. Pendry in Wyoming Co, WV; Manervia Belle Pendry; age 18; born
and living in Wyoming Co, WV; daughter of M.W. and Flora C. Pendry.
3. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Slab Fork District, taken on 30 Apr 1910, Page 289A, Family #181.
Listed as J.B. Shumate, age 24, born in WV, married 5 years, farmer, head of household.
4. WW I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918, Wyoming Co, WV, Draft Board, Pineville, WV, Reg. Card
638.
Joseph Burton Shumate; age 32; born on 19 May 1886; living at Saulsville, Wyoming Co, WV;
farmer; nearest relative, Minerva Shumate (wife); medium height with medium build; brown eyes and
black hair; 4 Sep 1918.
5. 1940 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Slab Fork District; Tipple; E.D. 55-12; taken on 3 Apr 1940; Page
303B; Image 6 of 82; Household #42.
Listed as Bert Shumate; age 54; born in WV; married; 4th grade education; lived in same house on
1 Apr 1935; straw boss for WPA; head of household.


Minerva Belle Pendry

1. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
Center District, Family #59.
Listed as Minerva B. Pendry, age 14, in household of father, Morgan Pendry.
2. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1905); Page 229; WV Archives Web Site.
Birt Shumate; age 19; born and living in Wyoming Co, WV; son of Joseph and Martha; married on
12 Jan 1905 at the home of M.W. Pendry in Wyoming Co, WV; Manervia Belle Pendry; age 18; born
and living in Wyoming Co, WV; daughter of M.W. and Flora C. Pendry.
3. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Slab Fork District, taken on 30 Apr 1910, Page 289A, Family #181.
Listed as Minerva Shumate, age 24, born in WV, married 5 years, in household of husband, Joseph
B. Shumate.
4. WW I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918, Wyoming Co, WV, Draft Board, Pineville, WV, Reg. Card
638.
Joseph Burton Shumate; age 32; born on 19 May 1886; living at Saulsville, Wyoming Co, WV;
farmer; nearest relative, Minerva Shumate (wife); medium height with medium build; brown eyes and
black hair; 4 Sep 1918.
5. 1940 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Slab Fork District; Tipple; E.D. 55-12; taken on 3 Apr 1940; Page
303B; Image 6 of 82; Household #42.
Listed as Manerva Shumate; age 53; born in WV; married; 4th grade education; lived in same house
on 1 Apr 1935; in household of husband, Bert Shumate.


Cora Shumate

1. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Slab Fork District, taken on 30 Apr 1910, Page 289A, Family #181.
Listed as Cora Shumate, age 11 mons, born in WV, in household of father, Joseph B. Shumate.


Hurley Shumate

1. 1940 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Slab Fork District; Tipple; E.D. 55-12; taken on 3 Apr 1940; Page
303B; Image 6 of 82; Household #42.
Listed as Hurlie Shumate; age 14; born in WV; 8th grade education; attending school; lived in same
house on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Bert Shumate.


Jesse Shumate Davis

1. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
Huff Creek District, Family #83.
Listed as Jessie S. Davis, age 15, in household of father, Jesse Davis.
2. Logan Co, WV; Marriage Registry; Vol #__(1907); Page 28; Line 22; WV Archives Web Site.
Jessee Davis; age 21; born and living in Logan Co, WV; single; son of Alex Davis and _____; married
on 25 Jan 1907 in Logan Co, WV; Ocie M. Browning; age 16; born and living in Logan Co, WV; single;
daughter of Milton G. and L_______Browning.
3. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Huff Creek District, taken on 30 Apr 1910, Page 255A, Family #87.
Listed as JessDavis, age 24, born in WV, "odd jobs", head of household.


Ocie M. Browning

1. Logan Co, WV; Marriage Registry; Vol #__(1907); Page 28; Line 22; WV Archives Web Site.
Jessee Davis; age 21; born and living in Logan Co, WV; single; son of Alex Davis and _____; married
on 25 Jan 1907 in Logan Co, WV; Ocie M. Browning; age 16; born and living in Logan Co, WV; single;
daughter of Milton G. and L_______Browning.
2. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Huff Creek District, taken on 30 Apr 1910, Page 255A, Family #87.
Listed as Ocimand? Davis, age 19, born in WV, married 3 yrs, 2 children, both living, in household of
husband, Jesse S. Davis.


Ezra Davis

1. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Huff Creek District, taken on 30 Apr 1910, Page 255A, Family #87.
Listed as Ezra Davis, age 2 months, born in WV, in household of father, Jesse S. Davis.


Powhatan Davis

1. "Births of Wyoming Co, WV...", Haga, 1877.
Powhatan Davis was born on 10 Nov 1877 to J.A. and Harriett Davis.
2. 1880 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, compiled by William A. Marsh, Vol 4, page 711.
Huff Creek Township, page 002.
Listed as Powatan Davis, age 2, in household of father, Jesse W. Davis.
3. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
Huff Creek District, Family #83.
Listed as Polten Davis, age 22, in household of father, Jesse Davis.
4. 1920 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Huff Creek District, taken on 17/19 Jan 1920, Page 221B,
Family #94.
Listed as Poeten Davis, age 42, born in WV, farmer, head of household.
5. Wyoming Co, WV Death Certificate #8541; WV archives Web Site.
Poetece Davis; age 55; born in 1877 in Wyoming Co, WV; married; postmaster; son of Alex and
Harriett Godfrey Davis; died on 1 Jul 1932 from heart dropsy; buried on 2 Jul 1932 at Huff Creek;
informant, Frank Hatfield, Hanover.
6. Wyoming Co, WV Web Site, Cemeteries
http://members.aol.com/jlcooke2/cemetery.htm
Poeten (sic Powhatan) Davis; born on 10 Nov 1877; died on 1 Jul 1932; buried
in Ellis Cemetery, Hanover, Wyoming Co, WV.


Madgie

1. Wyoming Co, WV Web Site, Cemeteries; http://members.aol.com/jlcooke2/cemetery.htm
Madgie (________); born on 3 Mar 1879; died on 19 Jan 1953; buried in Ellis Cemetery, Hanover,
Wyoming Co, WV.
2. 1920 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Huff Creek District, taken on 17/19 Jan 1920, Page 221B,
Family #94.
Listed as Madgie Davis, age 42, born in WV, in household of husband, Powhatan Davis.


Martha G. Davis

1. 1920 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Huff Creek District, taken on 17/19 Jan 1920, Page 221B, Family #94.
Listed as Martha G. Davis, age 14, born in WV, in household of father, Powhatan Davis.


Estella Davis

1. 1920 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Huff Creek District, taken on 17/19 Jan 1920, Page 221B, Family #94.
Listed as Estella Davis, age 5, born in WV, in household of father, Powhatan Davis.


Vandalia "Van" Lester

1. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Huff Creek District, taken on 11 Jun 1900; Page 260B; Family #90.
Listed as Vandalia Lester, age 17, born in WV in Nov 1882; in household of father, David B.Lester.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1906); Page 401; WV Archives Web Site.
Van Lester; age 24; born in Wyoming Co, WV; single; farmer; living at Mohawk, WV; son of
David and Laney; married on 6 May 1906 at the home of Melvin Bailey; Tennessee Bailey;
age 20; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; daughter of Melvin and Mary Bailey.
3. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Sandy River District, Panther Precinct, taken on 30 Apr 1910,
Page 101A, Family #119.
Listed as Van Lester, age 26, born in WV, married 4 yrs, farmer, head of household.
4. McDowell Co, WV; WW I Draft Registration Card #3677; Welch, WV Draft Board; 12 Sep 1918.
Van Lester; age 38; born on 3 Nov 1880; living at Mohawk, McDowell Co, WV; track work for N&W
Railway; nearest relative, Tennessee Lester; short with medium build; blue eyes and dark hair.
5. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Sandy River District, Mohawk, taken on 27 Jan 1920,
Page 273B, Family #424.
Listed as Van Lester, age 37, born in WV, coal miner, head of household.
6. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Sandy River District, taken on 28 Apr 1930, Page 199A, Family
#443.
Listed as Van Lester, age 49, born in WV, married at 24, farmer, head of household.
7. Wyoming Co, WV Death Certificate #6987; WV Archives Web Site.
Van Daiiy Lester; age 69; born on 3 Nov 1882 in Wyoming Co, WV; married; son of David B. and
Lonnie Stanley Lester; died on 24 Apr 1952 at Steels, Wyoming Co, WV of TB; buried on 27 Apr
1952 at Hanover, WV; informant, Lillie Lester.


Tennessee Bailey

1. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Sandy River District, page 259B, Family #365.
Listed as Tennessee Bailey, age 15, born in Jun 1884, in WV, in household
of father, Melvin Bailey.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1906); Page 401; WV Archives Web Site.
Van Lester; age 24; born in Wyoming Co, WV; single; farmer; living at Mohawk, WV; son of
David and Laney; married on 6 May 1906 at the home of Melvin Bailey; Tennessee Bailey;
age 20; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; daughter of Melvin and Mary Bailey.
3. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Sandy River District, Panther Precinct, taken on 30 Apr 1910,
Page 101A, Family #119.
Listed as Tennessee Lester, age 22, born in WV, married 4 yrs, 2 children, both living, in household of
husband, Vandalia Lester.
4. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Sandy River District, Mohawk, taken on 27 Jan 1920,
Page 273B, Family #424.
Listed as Tennessee Lester, age 34, born in WV, in household of husband, Vandalia Lester.
5. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Sandy River District, taken on 28 Apr 1930, Page 199A, Family
#443.
Listed as Tennessee Lester, age 43, born in WV, married at 21, in household of husband, Vandalia
Lester.
6. E-mail, Kathryn Bailey Sanders, 24 Feb 2005; death date from family Bible.
7. McDowell Co, WV Death Certificate #9262; WV Archives Web Site.
Tennessee Lester; age 45 yrs, 1 mon, 0 days; born on 6 Jun 1886 in McDowell Co, WV; married;
wife of Van Lester; daughter of Melvin and Mary Blankenship Bailey; died on 6 Jul 1931 of
uremia from nephritis; buried on 8 Jul 1931 at Longpole, WV; informant, Van Lester, Long Pole, WV.


Van Lester

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Sandy River District, taken on 28 Apr 1930, Page 199A, Family
#443.
Listed as Van Lester, age 10 months, born in WV, in household of father, Vandalia Lester.


Floyd Kennedy

1. "The Heritage of McDowell Co, WV...", McDowell Co Historical Society, 1995
The Estep-Robinette Clan Article, page 142.
William Riley Estep was born on 9 Oct 1849 and died 19 July 1945. He married
Barbara Dotson. Their children were: Sons John and Jake died young; other
sons were: Willie, Dave, Wallace, William Riley, Jr, and Hanable. There were
six daughters: Sarah (married _______Viars), Rebecca (married
_______Kennedy), Patty (married _______Payne), Lydia (married _______Payne),
Mary (maried ______Kennedy) and Tilda (married ______Blankenship).
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1900); Page 57; WV Archives Web Site.
Floyd Kennedy; age 19; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; living at Panther; son of Elexis and
Sarah; married on 8 Feb 1900 at residence of minister, W.R. Estep (bride's father); Rebecca
Estep; age 20; born in McDowell Co, WV; daughter of W.R. and Barbara.
3. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Sandy River District, Bradshaw, taken on 2 May 1910, page 73A,
Family #129.
Listed as Floyd Kennedy, age 29, born in WV, married 10 yrs, farmer, head of household.


Rebecca Ann Estep

1. "The Heritage of McDowell Co, WV...", McDowell Co Historical Society, 1995
The Estep-Robinette Clan Article, page 142.
William Riley Estep was born on 9 Oct 1849 and died 19 July 1945. He married
Barbara Dotson. Their children were: Sons John and Jake died young; other
sons were: Willie, Dave, Wallace, William Riley, Jr, and Hanable. There were
six daughters: Sarah (married _______Viars), Rebecca (married
_______Kennedy), Patty (married _______Payne), Lydia (married _______Payne),
Mary (maried ______Kennedy) and Tilda (married ______Blankenship).
2. 1880 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Complied by William A. Marsh, page 776.
Sandy River District, page 010.
Listed as Rebecca Estep, age 2 months, in household of father, William Estep.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1900); Page 57; WV Archives Web Site.
Floyd Kennedy; age 19; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; living at Panther; son of Elexis and
Sarah; married on 8 Feb 1900 at residence of minister, W.R. Estep (bride's father); Rebecca
Estep; age 20; born in McDowell Co, WV; daughter of W.R. and Barbara.
4. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Sandy River District, Bradshaw, taken on 2 May 1910, page 73A,
Family #129.
Listed as Rebecca Kennedy, age 30, born in WV, married 10 yrs, 4 children, all living, in household
of husband, Floyd Kennedy.


Sarah Kennedy

1. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Sandy River District, Bradshaw, taken on 2 May 1910, page 73A,
Family #129.
Listed as Sarah Kennedy, age 8, born in WV, in household of father, Floyd Kennedy.


Jacob Kennedy

1. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Sandy River District, Bradshaw, taken on 2 May 1910, page 73A,
Family #129.
Listed as Jacob Kennedy, age 6, born in WV, in household of father, Floyd Kennedy.


Frank Kennedy

1. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Sandy River District, Bradshaw, taken on 2 May 1910, page 73A,
Family #129.
Listed as Frank Kennedy, age 3, born in WV, in household of father, Floyd Kennedy.