McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families

Notes


John Newton Gibson

1. 1900 Census, Logan Co, WV, Triadelphia District, taken on 14 Jun 1900, Page 69A, Family #147.
Listed as John N. Gibson, age 35, born in WV in Mar 1865, married 18 yrs, saw logging, head of
household.
2. "Marriage Records of Wyoming Co, WV...", Vol 6, No 353, Haga, page 30.
John Newton Gibson, age 36, son of Alex and Cynthia, married on 28 Nov 1902 Louvena
(sic, Louemma) Brown, age 25, daughter of Patton and Nancy.
3. 1920 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Oceana District, taken on 19/20 Jan 1920, Page 236A, Family #203.
Listed as John Gibson, age 56, born in WV, farmer, head of household.


Cordelia Daniels

1. 1900 Census, Logan Co, WV, Triadelphia District, taken on 14 Jun 1900, Page 69A, Family #147.
Listed as Cordelia Gibson, age 34, born in WV in Jan 1866, married 18 yrs, 8 children, 5 living,
in household of husband, John N. Gibson.


Mary Gibson

1. 1900 Census, Logan Co, WV, Triadelphia District, taken on 14 Jun 1900, Page 69A, Family #147.
Listed as Mary Gibson, age 11, born in WV in Sep 1888, in household of father, John N. Gibson.


Luther Terry Miller

1. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Baileysvelle District, taken on 16 Apr 1910;
Page 185B, Family #42.
Listed as Luther Miller, age 3, born in WV, in household of father,
Madison Miller.
2. 1920 Census, Wyoming Co WV; Baileysville District; taken on 7 Jan 1920; Page 136B;
Family #35/36.
Listed as Luther Miller; age 13; born in WV; in household of father, Matison T. Miller.
3. "Wyoming County Heritage" WGS, Luther Terry and Thelma Gladys Morgan
Miller Article, page 144, submitted by Josephine Miller.
Luther Terry Miller; son of Madison T. and Matilda Jane Hatfield Miller; born on 27 Jun 1906
at Still Run, WV; died on 9 Dec 1975 of lung cancer; buried in Miller Cemetery at Mill Creek,
WV; married Thelma Gladys Morgan, daughter of Albert and Elsie McCoy Morgan.


Thelma Elsie Morgan

1. "Wyoming County Heritage" WGS, Luther Terry and Thelma Gladys Morgan
Miller Article, page 144, submitted by Josephine Miller.
Luther Terry Miller; son of Madison T. and Matilda Jane Hatfield Miller; born on 27 Jun 1906
at Still Run, WV; died on 9 Dec 1975 of lung cancer; buried in Miller Cemetery at Mill Creek,
WV; married Thelma Gladys Morgan, daughter of Albert and Elsie McCoy Morgan.
2. 1910 Census, Mercer Co, WV, Beaver Pond District, taken on 6 Apr 1910, Page 2A, Family #19.
Listed as Thelma G. Morgan, age 3, born in WV, in household of father, Albert Morgan.


Albert Morgan

1. 1880 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, compiled by William A. Marsh, Vol 4, page 727.
Center Township, page 015.
Listed as Albert Morgan, age 2, in household of father, Amos E. Morgan.
2. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
Center District, Family #271.
Listed as Albert Morgan, age 22, in household of father, Amos E. Morgan.
3. Internet Website,
http://members.citynet.net/manerva2/saulsville/belcher.html,
Born in July 1877.
4. "Wyoming County Heritage" WGS, Luther Terry and Thelma Gladys Morgan
Miller Article, page 144, submitted by Josephine Miller.
Luther Terry Miller; son of Madison T. and Matilda Jane Hatfield Miller; born on 27 Jun 1906
at Still Run, WV; died on 9 Dec 1975 of lung cancer; buried in Miller Cemetery at Mill Creek,
WV; married Thelma Gladys Morgan, daughter of Albert and Elsie McCoy Morgan.
5. 1910 Census, Mercer Co, WV, Beaver Pond District, taken on 6 Apr 1910, Page 2A, Family #19.
Listed as Albert Morgan, age 32, born in WV, married 9 yrs, farmer, head of household.


Ora Elsie McCoy

1. "Wyoming County Heritage" WGS, Luther Terry and Thelma Gladys Morgan
Miller Article, page 144, submitted by Josephine Miller.
Luther Terry Miller; son of Madison T. and Matilda Jane Hatfield Miller; born on 27 Jun 1906
at Still Run, WV; died on 9 Dec 1975 of lung cancer; buried in Miller Cemetery at Mill Creek,
WV; married Thelma Gladys Morgan, daughter of Albert and Elsie McCoy Morgan.
2. 1910 Census, Mercer Co, WV, Beaver Pond District, taken on 6 Apr 1910, Page 2A, Family #19.
Listed as Ora E. Morgan, age 26, born in WV, married 9 yrs, 5 children, all living, in household of husband,
Albert Morgan.


Clinton E. Morgan

1. 1910 Census, Mercer Co, WV, Beaver Pond District, taken on 6 Apr 1910, Page 2A, Family #19.
Listed as Clinton E. Morgan, age 8, born in WV, in household of father, Albert Morgan.


Roy E. Morgan

1. 1910 Census, Mercer Co, WV, Beaver Pond District, taken on 6 Apr 1910, Page 2A, Family #19.
Listed as Roye E. Morgan, age 7, born in WV, in household of father, Albert Morgan.


Huston A. Morgan

1. 1910 Census, Mercer Co, WV, Beaver Pond District, taken on 6 Apr 1910, Page 2A, Family #19.
Listed as Huston A. Morgan, age 4, born in WV, in household of father, Albert Morgan.


Surilda J.

1. 1910 Census, Mercer Co, WV, Beaver Pond District, taken on 6 Apr 1910, Page 2A, Family #19.
Listed as Shurilda J. McCoy, age 56, born in WV, widowed, in household of son-in-law, Albert Morgan.


Edgar Jewell

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1928); Page 354; WV Archives Web Site.
Edgar Jewell; age 34; born in Wyoming Co, WV; living at Glen Rogers, WV; son of William Jewell; married on
6 Sep 1928 at Rockview, WV; Gladys Browning; age 20; born in Wyoming Co, WV; living at Jesse, WV; single;
daughter of Ritchie Browning.


Gladys Browning

1. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; taken on 4 May 1910; Page 201A; Family #245.
Listed as Gladis Browning; age 7 mons; born in WV; in household of father, Richard C. Browning.
2. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1928); Page 354; WV Archives Web Site.
Edgar Jewell; age 34; born in Wyoming Co, WV; living at Glen Rogers, WV; son of William Jewell; married on
6 Sep 1928 at Rockview, WV; Gladys Browning; age 20; born in Wyoming Co, WV; living at Jesse, WV; single;
daughter of Ritchie Browning.


Senter Laxton Sr

1. "The Register Herald", Beckley, WV Wednesday, 23 Mar 2005, newspaper Obit.
"PINEVILLE - Curtis Blankenship, 82, passed away Sunday, March 20, 2005, in Beckley Appalachian Regional Hospital
following a long illness. "In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Marie Blankenship, on Sept. 18, 1998; and three
sisters, Betty Blankenship, Gladys Browning and Anna Laxton..."
2. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1946); Page 336; WV Archives Web Site.
Senter Laxton; age 28; born and living at Keyrock, WV; single; son of Frank and Frances Laxton;
married on 6 Feb 1946 at Pineville, WV; Aldene Ellison; age 16; born and living at Keyrock, WV;
single; daughter of W.M. and R.B. Ellison.
3. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1961); Page 241; WV Archives Web Site.
Senter Laxton; age 44; born and living at Keyrock, WV; divorced; son of Frank and Frances Laxton;
married on 4 Nov 1961 at Cyclone, WV; Anna Mae Morgan; age 35; born at Guyan, WV; divorced;
living at Keyrock, WV; daughter of Mr/Mrs W.F. Blankenship.


Anna Mae Blankenship

1, Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1944); Page 429; WV Archives Web Site.
Alexander Preston Morgan, Jr; age 21; born and living at Wolf Pen, WV; single; son of Alex and
Rebecca Morgan; married on 3 Sep 1944 at Wolf Pen, WV; Anna Mae Blankenship; age 17; born in
Wyoming Co, WV; single; living at Pineville, WV; daughter of W.F. and Ethel Blankenship.
2. "The Register Herald", Beckley, WV Wednesday, 23 Mar 2005, Newspaper Obit.
"PINEVILLE - Curtis Blankenship, 82, passed away Sunday, March 20, 2005, in Beckley Appalachian
Regional Hospital following a long illness. "In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Marie Blankenship, on Sept. 18,
1998; and three sisters, Betty Blankenship, Gladys Browning and Anna Laxton..."
3. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Clear Fork District, taken on 17 Apr 1930, Page 172B, Family #144.
Listed as Anna M. Blankenship, age 2 yrs, 5 months, born in WV, in household of father, William F.
Blankenship.
4. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1961); Page 241; WV Archives Web Site.
Senter Laxton; age 44; born and living at Keyrock, WV; divorced; son of Frank and Frances Laxton;
married on 4 Nov 1961 at Cyclone, WV; Anna Mae Morgan; age 35; born at Guyan, WV; divorced;
living at Keyrock, WV; daughter of Mr/Mrs W.F. Blankenship.
5. Social Security Death Index, LDS Web Site.
Anna Laxton; born on 9 Oct 1927; died on 26 Feb 1993; living at Pineville, Wyoming Co, WV at death.


Eli Curtis Blankenship

1. "The Register Herald", Beckley, WV Wednesday, 23 Mar 2005, newspaper Obit.
"PINEVILLE - Curtis Blankenship, 82, passed away Sunday, March 20, 2005, in Beckley Appalachian Regional Hospital
following a long illness. "Born July 23, 1922, at Guyan, Wyoming County, he was the son of the late W.F. "Buzz" and Ethel Shannon Blankenship. "Mr. Blankenship was a lifelong resident of Wyoming County and had been a six-month resident of Wyoming Continuous
Care, New Richmond. He was a World War II U.S. Army veteran, having received the Bronze Star and other ribbons. He
was the owner of the Rite-Way IGA Food Market, Pineville, and had been employed by Pure Oil Co., Pineville. He was a
former elementary school teacher and a graduate of Concord College. Curtis loved to walk the trails at Twin Falls State
Park and was an avid outdoorsman who loved to fish and hunt. "In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Marie Blankenship, on Sept. 18, 1998; and three
sisters, Betty Blankenship, Gladys Browning and Anna Laxton. "Survivors include three sons, Danny Blankenship and his wife, Karen, of Randleman, N.C., Jerry Blankenship and his
wife, Kathy, of Pineville and Eddy Blankenship of Rockview; a daughter, Peggy Baldwin and her husband, Larry, of
Rockview; five grandchildren, Chris Baldwin and his wife, Martha, Erik Baldwin and his wife, Tanya, Jonathan Baldwin
and his wife, Stefanie, Kim Toler and her husband, Edwin, and Tommy Blankenship and his wife, Kim; a step
granddaughter, Jennifer Farley; and six great-grandchildren, Gabe and Mary Beth Baldwin, Daniel and Joshua Baldwin,
Auron Baldwin and Daniel Toler.
"Service will be 1 p.m. Thursday at Calfee Funeral Service Chapel, Pineville, with the Rev. Silas Mullins Sr. officiating.
Entombment will follow in Palm Memorial Gardens Mausoleum, Matheny...."
2. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Clear Fork District, taken on 17 Apr 1930, Page 172B, Family #144.
Listed as Curtis Blankenship, age 7, born in WV, in household of father, William F. Blankenship.


Sarah Marie Harvey

1. "The Register Herald", Beckley, WV Wednesday, 23 Mar 2005, newspaper Obit.
"PINEVILLE - Curtis Blankenship, 82, passed away Sunday, March 20, 2005, in Beckley Appalachian Regional Hospital
following a long illness. "In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Marie Blankenship, on Sept. 18, 1998; and three
sisters, Betty Blankenship, Gladys Browning and Anna Laxton..."
2. Social Security Death Index, LDS Web Site.
Marie Blankenship; born on 9 Oct 1922; died on 18 Sep 1998; living at Pineville, Wyoming Co, WV at death.


Eddy Blankenship

1. "The Register Herald", Beckley, WV Wednesday, 23 Mar 2005, newspaper Obit.
"PINEVILLE - Curtis Blankenship, 82, passed away Sunday, March 20, 2005, in Beckley Appalachian Regional Hospital
following a long illness. "Survivors include three sons, Danny Blankenship and his wife, Karen, of Randleman, N.C., Jerry Blankenship and his
wife, Kathy, of Pineville and Eddy Blankenship of Rockview; a daughter, Peggy Baldwin and her husband, Larry, of
Rockview; five grandchildren, Chris Baldwin and his wife, Martha, Erik Baldwin and his wife, Tanya, Jonathan Baldwin
and his wife, Stefanie, Kim Toler and her husband, Edwin, and Tommy Blankenship and his wife, Kim; a step
granddaughter, Jennifer Farley; and six great-grandchildren, Gabe and Mary Beth Baldwin, Daniel and Joshua Baldwin,
Auron Baldwin and Daniel Toler...."


A. J. Ritz

1. "Reference Book of Wyoming County History", Mary K. Bowman, page 375.
Ethel Shannon (b 1898) married first A.J. Ritz; second W.F. Blankenship.


Ethel M. Shannon

1. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
Clear Fork District, Family #164.
Listed as Ethel Shannon, age 2, in household of father, Jasper Shannon.
2. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Clear Fork District, taken on 21/22 Apr 1910, Page 239A, Family #59.
Listed as Ethel Shannon, age 12, born in WV, in household of father, James Jasper Shannon.
3. "Reference Book of Wyoming County History", Mary K. Bowman, page 375.
Ethel Shannon (b 1898) married first A.J. Ritz; second W.F. Blankenship.
4. 1920 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Clear Fork District, taken on 28/29 Jan 1920,
Page 212B, Family #143.
Listed as Ethel M. Blankenship, age 21, born in WV, in household of Larken J. Morgan.
5. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Clear Fork District, taken on 17 Apr 1930, Page 172B, Family #144.
Listed as Ethel Blankenship, age 32, born in WV, married at 21, in household of husband, William F. Blankenship.
6. "The Register Herald", Beckley, WV Wednesday, 23 Mar 2005, newspaper Obit.
"PINEVILLE - Curtis Blankenship, 82, passed away Sunday, March 20, 2005, in Beckley Appalachian Regional Hospital
following a long illness. "Born July 23, 1922, at Guyan, Wyoming County, he was the son of the late W.F. "Buzz" and Ethel Shannon
Blankenship....