McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families and Individuals

Notes


Mack Amos Fortner

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1967); Page 105; WV Archives Web Site.
Mack Amos Fortner; age 22; born 13 Jan 1945 in Mingo Co, WV; single; living at Guyan,
WV; son of Leyman and Elva (Perry) Fortner; married on 11 Feb 1967 at Guyan, WV; Betty
Jo Miller; age 17; born 21 Aug 1949 at Welch, WV; single; living at Guyan, WV; daughter of
Billy Joe and Patty (Cooper) Miller.


Betty Jo Miller

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1967); Page 105; WV Archives Web Site.
Mack Amos Fortner; age 22; born 13 Jan 1945 in Mingo Co, WV; single; living at Guyan,
WV; son of Leyman and Elva (Perry) Fortner; married on 11 Feb 1967 at Guyan, WV; Betty
Jo Miller; age 17; born 21 Aug 1949 at Welch, WV; single; living at Guyan, WV; daughter of
Billy Joe and Patty (Cooper) Miller.


Rodney Blackburn Shannon

1. "Births of Wyoming Co, WV...", Haga, 1884.
Rodney Blackburn Shannon was born on 6 Nov 1884 at Baileysville to William
and Arminta Shannon.
2. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
Baileysville District, Family #32.
Listed as Rodney Shannon, age 15, in household of father, William C.
Shannon.
3. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Baileysvelle District, taken on 22 Apr 1910;
Page 188B, Family #107.
Listed as Rodney B. Shannon, age 25, born in WV, in household of father,
William C. Shannon.
4. WW I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918, Wyoming Co, WV, Draft Board, Pineville, WV, Reg. Card 634.
Rodney BlackburnShannon; age 23; born on 6 Nov 1884; living at Pineville, Wyoming Co, WV; Deputy
Circuit Court Clerk; nearest relative, Velva Shannon; medium height and build; brown eyes and lack
hair; 7 Sep 1918.
5. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Slab Fork District, Mullens, taken on 3 Apr 1930, Page 206A,
Family #78.
Listed as Rodney Shannon, age 45, born in WV, married at 28, store merchant, head of household.
6. Wyoming Co, WV Death Registry; Book #_____; Page 22; WV Archives Web Site.
Rodney B. Shannon; age 79; born on 6 Nov 1884 in WV; living at Mullens, WV; married; merchant
store; son of Willam C. and Arminta (Cook) Shannon; died on 1 Sep 1964 at Mullens, WV from
esophagus obstruction; buried on 3 Sep 1964 in Rest Haven Cemetery; informant, Mrs. R.B.
Shannon, Mullens.


Velva Cook

1. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
Center District, Family #12.
Listed as Velvea Cook, age 5, born in WV, in household of father, Robert M. Cooke.
2. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Slab Fork District, Mullens, taken on 3 Apr 1930, Page 206A,
Family #78.
Listed as Velva Shannon, age 35, born in WV, married at 20, in household of husband, Rodney
B. Shannon.


Unnamed Shannon

1. Wyoming Co, WV Web Site, Cemeteries
http://members.aol.com/jlcooke2/cemetery.htm
Infant Son Shannon; born on 18 Dec 1914; died on 20 Dec 1914; "son of R.B. and Belva Shannon";
buried in Shannon Cemetery, Baileysville, Wyoming Co, WV.


Bernard Shannon

1. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Slab Fork District, Mullens, taken on 3 Apr 1930, Page 206A,
Family #78.
Listed as Bernard Shannon, age 14, born in WV, in household of father, Rodney B. Shannon.


Unnamed Shannon

1. Wyoming Co, WV Web Site, Cemeteries
http://members.aol.com/jlcooke2/cemetery.htm
Infant Son Shannon; born on 6 Feb 1918; died on 7 Feb 1918; "son of R.B. and Belva Shannon";
buried in Shannon Cemetery, Baileysville, Wyoming Co, WV.


Sue Shannon

1. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Slab Fork District, Mullens, taken on 3 Apr 1930, Page 206A,
Family #78.
Listed as Sue Shannon, age 9, born in WV, in household of father, Rodney B. Shannon.


William C. "Buck" Shannon

1. "Births of Wyoming Co, WV...", Haga, 1875.
William A. Shannon was born at Baileysville on 5 Mar 1875 to Joseph S. and
Rebecca Shannon.
2. 1880 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, compiled by William A. Marsh, Vol 4, page 742.
Clear Fork Township, page 005.
Listed as William Shannon, age 6 in household of grandfather, J.H. Shannon,
with his father, Joseph Shannon.
3. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
Baileysville District, Family #72.
Listed as William C. Shannon, age 25, in household of father, Joseph
Shannon.
4. Wyoming Co, WV Web Site, Cemeteries
http://members.aol.com/jlcooke2/cemetery.htm
W.C. "Buck" Shannon; born on 5 Mar 1875; died on 28 Feb 1954; buried in
Shannon Cemetery, Baileysville, Wyoming Co, WV.
5. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Baileysvelle District, taken on 29 Apr 1910;
Page 193A, Family #175.
Listed as Will C. Shannon, age 35, married once for 6 years, farmer, head of household.
6. WW I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918, Wyoming Co, WV, Draft Board, Pineville, WV, Reg. Card 271.
William Cal Shannon, Jr; age 43; born on 5 Mar 1875; living at Baileysville, Wyoming Co, WV; logger,employed by
J. B.B. Coal Co, Twin Branch, WV; nearest relative, Polly Shannon; medium height, slender build, blue eyes, black hair;
12 Sep 1918.


Thomas Preston Morgan

1. 1850 Census, Wyoming Co, VA, Family 85.
2. "Reference Book of Wyoming County History", Mary K. Bowman, page 424.
3. "Heritage of Wyoming Co, WV", WGS, Senter-Caldwell Article, page 164.
Thomas Preston Morgan (1848-1936), son of Anthony and Chloe Bailey Morgan,
married Martha Medlin. Thomas and Martha's daughter, Minnie Morgan
(1877-1973) married William Houston Caldwell (1872-1954).
4. 1860 Census, Mercer Co, WV, Beaver Pond District,Princeton PO, taken on 26 Jun 1860, Page 358, Family #101.
Listed as Thomas Morgan, age 11, born in VA, in household of father, Anthony Morgan.
5. 1870 Census, Mercer Co, WV, Beaver Pond District, Princeton PO, taken on 5 Sep 1870, Page 509A, Family #204.
Listed as Thomas P. Morgan, age 21, born in VA, in household of father, Anthony Morgan.
6. 1880 Census, Mercer Co, WV, Beaver Pond District, taken on 4 Jun 1880, Page 2A, Family #17.
Listed as Thomas Morgan, age 31, born in WV, farm laborer, head of household.


Martha Ann Medley

1. 1880 Census, Mercer Co, WV, Beaver Pond District, taken on 4 Jun 1880, Page 2A, Family #17.
Listed as Martha Morgan, age 22, born in WV, in household of husband, Thomas P. Morgan.


Albert Morgan

1. 1880 Census, Mercer Co, WV, Beaver Pond District, taken on 4 Jun 1880, Page 2A, Family #17.
Listed as Albert Morgan, age 5, born in WV, in household of father, Thomas P. Morgan.


Matilda Morgan

1. 1880 Census, Mercer Co, WV, Beaver Pond District, taken on 4 Jun 1880, Page 2A, Family #17.
Listed as Matilda Morgan, age 2, born in WV, in household of father, Thomas P. Morgan.


Belle Morgan

1. 1880 Census, Mercer Co, WV, Beaver Pond District, taken on 4 Jun 1880, Page 2A, Family #17.
Listed as Belle Morgan, age 7 months, born in WV, in household of father, Thomas P. Morgan.


Clinton Clyde Morgan

1. Obit from e-mail, 9 May 2005, S.R. Morgan.
"Peterstown- Clinton Clyde Morgan, 84, died Tuesday in a Princeton hospital after along illness.
"Born Nov.5, 1898, in Bluefield, he was a son of the late Thomas and Martha Medley Morgan.
"Mr. Morgan was a 20-year resident of Peterstown, had lived in Webster County for 38 years and was employed as a
mine electrician for 40 years. He was a mason and shriner, a member of the Scottish rite and was a Baptist.
"He was preceded in death by his wife, Anna Dunn Morgan, Dec.16, 1982, and two sons,
Marshall and Curtis Morgan. "Survivors three sons, Dwight Morgan of Winden, Robert and Charles Ray Morgan, both of Peterstown;
Two daughters Martha Ann Morgan and Margaret Harper, both of Peterstown; 13 grandchildren and four great
grandchildren .
"Services will be Thursday at 2 p.m. at the Broyles Funeral Home chapel in Peterstown with the Rev. Jon Jennings
officiating. Burial will be in the Dunn Family Cemetery in Peterstown..."


Fredrick Blaine Shields

1. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Baileysville District; taken on 7 Jun 1900; Page 207A; Image 7 of
19; Family #52/52.
Listed as Blaine Shields; age 15; born in WV in Nov 1894; in household of mother, Chloe Shields.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1906); Page 75; WV Archives Web Site.
Blaine Shields; age 22; born in Wyoming Co, WV; farmer; living at Hallsville, WV; son of Alex and
Clora; married on 22 Jul 1906 at Hallsville, WV; Corbie Short; age 21; born in Wyoming Co, VA;
single; daughter of David and Polly.
3. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; taken on 5 Apr 1910; Page 211B; Image
2 of 32; Family #16/16.
Listed as Blane Shields, age 25, born in WV, married 2 yrs, carpenter, head of household.
7. Wyoming Co, WV;WW I Draft Registration Card #211; 12 Sep 1918; Ancestry,com Web Site.
Fredric Blane Shields; age 33; born on 24 Nov 1884; living at Baileysville, Wyoming Co, WV;
farmer; nearest relative Corba Shields; tall with slender build; blue eyes and black hair; left eye
out; 12 Sep 1918.
5. 1920 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Baileysville District; taken on 19 Jan 1920; Page 141A;
Family #101/104.
Listed as Fredrick B. Shields; age 35; born in WV; married; farmer; head of household.
6. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Baileysville District, taken on 3 Apr 1930, Page 73B, Image 4 of
25; Family #33/33.
Listed as F.B. Shields, age 45, born in WV, married at 22, carpenter, head of household.
7. 1940 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Baileysville District; E.D. 55-1; taken on 16 Apr 1940; Page 2A;
Image 3 of 45; Household #13.
Listed as Blane Shields; age 56; born in WV; married; 6th grade education; lived in same house
on 1 Apr 1935; building carpenter; head of household.
8. Wyoming Co, WV Death Certificate #11180; WV Archives Web Site.
Fredrick Blaine Shields; age 64 yrs, 3 mons, 6 days; born in 1885 at Baileysville, WV; married;
miner; son of C.E. and Chloie Shields, died 30 Jan 1949 at Baileysville, WV; from a coronary
thrombosis; buried 1 Feb 1949 in family cemetery; informant, Arthur Shields.
9. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Palm Memorial Gardens, Matheny, Wyoming Co, WV; submitted by
Patty Greene; 24 Jun 2008.
Fredrick Blaine Shields, Jr; born in 1884; died 30 Jan 1949; Cemetery 58; Grave 20; buried here.
(This was apparently a grave that was moved when the R.D. Bailey Dam and Reservoir was built
near Baileysville, WV.


Cosbi Ann Short

1. "Births of Wyoming Co, WV...", Haga, 1884.
Corbi Ann Short was born on 28 Oct 1884 at Brier to David and Mary Short.
2. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
Baileysville District, Family #103.
Listed as Cosba Short, age 16, in household of father, David Short.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1906); Page 75; WV Archives Web Site.
Blaine Shields; age 22; born in Wyoming Co, WV; farmer; living at Hallsville, WV; son of Alex and
Clora; married on 22 Jul 1906 at Hallsville, WV; Corbie Short; age 21; born in Wyoming Co, VA;
single; daughter of David and Polly.
4. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; taken on 5 Apr 1910; Page 211B; Image
2 of 32; Family #16/16.
Listed as Come (sic, Cosbi) Shields, age 25, born in WV, married 2 yrs, 3 children, 2 living, in
household of husband, Fredrick B. Shields.
5. 1920 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Baileysville District; taken on 19 Jan 1920; Page 141A;
Family #101/104.
Listed as Corbie Shields; age 35; born in WV; married; in household of husband, Fredrick B.
Shields.
6. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Baileysville District, taken on 3 Apr 1930, Page 73B, Image 4 of
25; Family #33/33.
Listed as Corba Shields, age 45, born in WV, married at 22, in household of husband, Fredrick B.
Shields.
7. 1940 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Baileysville District; E.D. 55-1; taken on 16 Apr 1940; Page 2A;
Image 3 of 45; Household #13.
Listed as Corba Shields; age 56; born in WV; married; 6th grade education; lived in same house
on 1 Apr 1935; in household of husband, Fredrick B. Shields.
8. Wyoming Co, WV; Death Registry; Vol #__(1966); Page 31; WV Archives Web Site.
Corbie Shields; age 82; born 28 Oct 1884 in WV; widow; living at Baileysville, WV; daughter of
Davis and Polly (Morgan) Short; died 23 Nov 1966 at Mullens, WV; from congestive heart failure;
buried 25 Nov 1966 in Dray Branch Cemetery; informant, George Richardson.
9. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Palm Memorial Gardens, Matheny, Wyoming Co, WV; submitted by
Patty Greene; 24 Jun 2008.
Corbie Short Shields; born 28 oct 1884; died 23 Nov 1966; buried here.
(Not sure if Dry Branch Cemetery, per death certificate is same as Palm Memorial Gardens)


Arthur R. Shields

1. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; taken on 5 Apr 1910; Page 211B; Image
2 of 32; Family #16/16.
Listed as Arthur R. Shields, age 2, born in WV, in household of father, Fredrick B. Shields.
2. 1920 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Baileysville District; taken on 19 Jan 1920; Page 141A;
Family #101/104.
Listed as Arthur Shields, age 12, born in WV, in household of father, Fredrick B. Shields.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1928); Page 210; WV Archives Web Site.
Arthur Shields; age 21; born in Wyoming Co, WV; single; teacher; living at Baileysville, WV; son
of F.B. and Corbie; married on 21 Jan 1928 at Jesse, WV; Hazel Cooke; age 19; born in Wyoming
Co, WV; single; daughter of Robert and Bertha.
4. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Baileysville District, taken on 3 Apr 1930, Page 73B, Image 4 of
25; Family #33A/33A.
Listed as Arthur Shields, age 22, born in WV, married at 21, public school teacher, head of
household.
5. 1940 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Baileysville District; E.D. 55-1; taken on 16 Apr 1940; Page 2A;
Image 3 of 45; Household #14.
Listed as Arthur Shields; age 33; born in WV; married; 1 yr college education; lived in same house
on 1 Apr 1935; coal miner; head of household.
6. Social Security Death Index, LDS Web Site.
Arthur Shields; born on 16 Jan 1907; died in Jan 1982; living at Alderson, Greenbrier Co, WV at
death.


Hazel K. Cook

1. 1920 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Clear Fork District, taken onn 15/16 Jan 1920, Page 208A,
Family #73.
Listed as Hazel K. Cook, age 8, born in WV, in household of father, Robert Cook.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1928); Page 210; WV Archives Web Site.
Arthur Shields; age 21; born in Wyoming Co, WV; single; teacher; living at Baileysville, WV; son
of F.B. and Corbie; married on 21 Jan 1928 at Jesse, WV; Hazel Cooke; age 19; born in Wyoming
Co, WV; single; daughter of Robert and Bertha.
3. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Baileysville District, taken on 3 Apr 1930, Page 73B, Image 4 of
25; Family #33A/33A.
Listed as Hazel Shields, age 18, born in WV, married at 17, in household of husband, Arthur R.
Shields.
4. 1940 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Baileysville District; E.D. 55-1; taken on 16 Apr 1940; Page 2A;
Image 3 of 45; Household #14.
Listed as Hazel Shields; age 25; born in WV; married; 4 yrs HS education; lived in same house
on 1 Apr 1935; in household of husband, Arthur R. Shields.
5. Social Security Death Index, LDS Web Site.
Hazel Shields; born on 11 Nov 1911; died on 28 Jun 1994; living at Alderson, Greenbrier Co, WV
at death.


Abrem McKinley Acord

1. 1880 Census, Raleigh Co, WV, Slab Fork District, taken on 7/8 Jun 1880, Page 156B, Family #10.
Listed as Abrem M. Acord, age 9 months, born in WV, in household of father, Hiram P. Acord.
2. 1900 Census, Raleigh Co, WV, Trap Hill District, taken on 21 Jun 1900, Page 318A, Family #199.
Listed as Abrem Acord, age 20, born in WV in Aug 1879, married less than a year, farm laborer,
head of household.
3. 1930 census, Wyoming Co, WV; Slab Fork District; taken on 11 Apr 1930; Page 236A;
Family #176/180.
Listed as Abe M. Acord; age 50; born in WV; first married at 20; farmer; head of household.
4. Wyoming Co, WV; WW II Draft Registration Card #145; Apr 1942; Mullens, WV Draft Board;
Ancestry.com Web Site.
Abrem McKiney Acord; age 62; born in Raleigh Co, WV; living at Oceana, Wyoming Co, WV; self
employed; person who will always know address, Pierce Acord, son-in-law; 5' 2" tall; 170 lbs; black
eyes; black and gray hair; ruddy complexion.
5. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1945); Page 213; WV Archives Web Site.
A.M. Acord; age 66; born in Raleigh Co, WV; widowed; living at Mullens, WV; son of H.P. and Nancy
Acord; married on 4 Nov 1945 at Maben, WV; Amy Smith; age 56; born in Raleigh Co, WV; divorced;
living at Mullens, WV; daughter of Abraham and Nancy Jane Smith.
6. "Raleigh Register", Beckley, W. Va., Thursday Afternoon, August 19, 1954, newspaper obit.
"RAVENCLIFF (RNS) - Funeral services for Abrem Acord, 75, Ravencliff, who died at his home at
8 a.m. Wednesday of a heart attack, will be held at 2:30 p.m. Friday at the Pine Grove Baptist
Church.
"The Rev. Herbert Perry will officiate, and burial will be made in the Pine Grove Cemetery.
"He was born in Raleigh County, Aug. 4, 1879.
"His wife, Leona Cook Acord, preceded him in death, and he was the son of Hiram Acord and
Elizabeth McKinney Acord.
"Survivors include three sons, Everett, Ravencliff; Boyd and Lloyd, both of Hatcher; five daughters,
Mrs. Ona Blevins, Hot Springs, Va.; Mrs. Delilah Reed, Hatcher, Mrs. Letha McGraw, Oceana,
Mrs. Lennie Sizemore, McGraw; and Mrs. Ula Brooks, Ravencliff; one brother, Henderson,
Slab Fork; two sisters, Mrs. Nancy Hill, Alderson and Mrs. Eliza Dorsey, Slab Fork.
"The body will be removed from the Evans Funeral Home, Oceana, to the residence of his son,
Everett, at 5 p.m. Thursday...."


Leona Cook

1. 1900 Census, Raleigh Co, WV, Trap Hill District, taken on 21 Jun 1900, Page 318A, Family #199.
Listed as Leona Acord, age 18, born in WV in Nov 1881, married less than a year, in household of
husband, Abrem M. Acord.
2. 1930 census, Wyoming Co, WV; Slab Fork District; taken on 11 Apr 1930; Page 236A;
Family #176/180.
Listed as Lenora Acord; age 48; born in WV; first married at 19; in household of husband, Abrem M.
Acord.
3. Wyoming Co, WV Death Certificate #8614; WV Archives Web Site.
Leona Acord; age 57 yrs, 6 mons, 5 days; born on 28 Oct 1881 in Raleigh Co, WV; married; wife of
A.M. Acord; daughter of Isaac N. and Mary (Groce) Cook; died on 3 May 1939 at Tipple, Wyoming
Co, WV from heart failure; buried on 4 May 1939 at McGraws, WV; informant, A.M. Acord.


Lennie Acord

1. 1930 census, Wyoming Co, WV; Slab Fork District; taken on 11 Apr 1930; Page 236A;
Family #176/180.
Listed as Lenamine Acord; age 9; born in WV; in household of father, Abrem M. Acord.
2. "Raleigh Register", Beckley, W. Va., Thursday Afternoon, August 19, 1954, newspaper obit.
"RAVENCLIFF (RNS) - Funeral services for Abrem Acord, 75, Ravencliff, who died at his home at
8 a.m. Wednesday of a heart attack, will be held at 2:30 p.m. Friday at the Pine Grove Baptist Church..."
"Survivors include three sons, Everett, Ravencliff; Boyd and Lloyd, both of Hatcher; five daughters, Mrs. Ona Blevins, Hot Springs, Va.; Mrs. Delilah Reed, Hatcher, Mrs. Letha McGraw, Oceana, Mrs. Lennie Sizemore, McGraw; and Mrs. Ula Brooks, Ravencliff; one brother, Henderson, Slab Fork; two sisters,
Mrs. Nancy Hill, Alderson and Mrs. Eliza Dorsey, Slab Fork..."