McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families and Individuals

Notes


Jesse J. Cline

1. 1920 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Clear Fork District, taken on 6/7 Jan 1920, Page 205A, Family #26.
Listed as Jessie Cline, age 2, born in WV, in household of father, George W. Cline.
2. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Clear Fork District, taken on 9 Apr 1930, Page 168A, Family #66.
Listed as Jessie Cline, age 12, born in WV, in household of father, George W. Cline.
3. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1939); Page 24; WV Archives Web Site.
Jesse Cline; age 21; born at Simon, WV; single; living in Wyoming Co, WV; son of Walter and Eva
Cline; married on 28 May 1939 at Oceana, WV; Ethel Cole; age 18; born in Wyoming Co, WV; single;
living at Clearfork, WV; daughter of E.P. and Bessie Cole.
4. "The Register Herald", Beckley, WV, Thursday 3 Aug 2005, Newspaper Obit.
"SUN HILL -- Ethel J. Cline, 84, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 2, 2005, at Beckley Appalachian
Regional Hospital following a short illness. "Born Oct. 17, 1920, at Sun Hill, she was the daughter of the late Epp Cole and Bessie Shannon
Cole of Sun Hill. "Mrs. Cline was of the Protestant faith. "In addition to her parents, her husband of 61 years, Rev. Jesse J. Cline..."
5. Social Security Death Index, LDS Web Site.
Jess Cline; born on 23 May 1919; died on 13 Feb 1992; living in Huntington, Cabell Co, WV at death.
(May not be the same Jesse Cline)


Ethel J. Cole

1. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Clear Fork District, taken on 7 Apr 1930, Page 167A, Family #53.
Listed as Ethel Cole, age 9, born in WV, in household of father, Epperson Cole.
2. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1939); Page 24; WV Archives Web Site.
Jesse Cline; age 21; born at Simon, WV; single; living in Wyoming Co, WV; son of Walter and Eva
Cline; married on 28 May 1939 at Oceana, WV; Ethel Cole; age 18; born in Wyoming Co, WV; single;
living at Clearfork, WV; daughter of E.P. and Bessie Cole.
3. "The Register Herald", Beckley, WV, Thursday 3 Aug 2005, Newspaper Obit.
"SUN HILL -- Ethel J. Cline, 84, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 2, 2005, at Beckley Appalachian
Regional Hospital following a short illness. "Born Oct. 17, 1920, at Sun Hill, she was the daughter of the late Epp Cole and Bessie Shannon
Cole of Sun Hill. "Mrs. Cline was of the Protestant faith. "In addition to her parents, her husband of 61 years, Rev. Jesse J. Cline; three brothers, Troy Cole,
Roy Cole and Masil Cole; and two sisters, Virgie Cole and Irene West, preceded her in death. "Survivors include a daughter, Rachel Harless and her husband, Wendell, of St. Petersburg, Fla.; a
son, Epp E. Cline and his wife, Gloria, of Oceana; a granddaughter, Dr. Tanya Sanhaji and her
husband, Mohammed, of Parkland, Fla.; three grandsons, Ronald Harless and his wife, Lydia, of
St. Petersburg, Stephen Vaught and his wife, Jai, of Elkhart, Ind., and Phillip Vaught and his wife,
April, of Rich Creek, Va.; and four great-grandchildren, Yasmine Sanhaji, Omar Sanhaji, Jessy
Michelle Harless and Madison Vaught. "Service will be 11 a.m. Friday at Evans Memorial Chapel, Oceana, with the Rev. Jay Blankenship
officiating. Burial will follow in Cole Family Cemetery, Sun Hill..."


Thomas Henderson Shannon

1. "Births of Wyoming Co, WV...", Haga, 1879.
T.M. Shannon was born on 13 Jun 1879 to Albert and Sarah Shannon.
2. "Reference Book of Wyoming County History", Mary K. Bowman, page 376.
Thomas Henderson Shannon went to Pennsylvania.


William Royster Toler

1. "Births Wyoming Co, WV...", Haga, 1878.
Willie R. Toler was born on 1 Dec 1878 to H. P. and Darthela Toler.
2. "Reference Book of Wyoming County History", Mary K. Bowman, page 389.
Henry Toler married Dorthula Brown.
Children were: Cora, Buren H.(married Hael Dunn), John H., Lily, Roxie,
and W. Royster (married Nettie Workman)
3. "Marriage Records of Wyoming Co, WV...", Vol 6, No 118, Haga, page 64.
William Rayton Toler, age 22, son of H.P. and Darthula Toler, married on
30 Jun 1900 Rebecca Jane Mullins, age 16, daughter of J.F. and Mary Mullins.
4. 1880 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, compiled by William A. Marsh, Vol 4, page 751.
Oceana Township, page 006.
Listed as William R. Toler, age 1, in household of father, Henry Toler.
5. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
Baileysville District, Family #10.
Listed as Roston Toler, age 21, in household of Alexander D. Beavers, as a
boarder.
6. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Book #__(1904); Page 194; WV Archives Web Site.
William Royster Toler; age 26; born and living in Wyoming Co, WV; son of Henry P. and Darthuly
Toler; married on 13 Oct 1904 at residence of Z.T. Workman's; Nettie S. Workman; age 22; born
and living in Wyoming Co, WV; daughter of Z.T. and Marinda Workman.
7.1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Baileysvelle District, taken on 25 Apr 1910;
Page 190A, Family #128.
Listed as W. Rayston Toler, age 32, born in WV, married twice, last time for 6 yrs,
farmer, head of household.
8. WW I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918, Wyoming Co, WV, Draft Board, Pineville, WV, Reg.
Card 1096.
William Royston Toler; age 41; born on 1 Dec 1877; living at Mullens, Wyoming Co, WV;
assistant postmaster, nearest relative, Nettie Toler; medium height with medium build; gray eyes
and brown hair; 12 Sep 1918.


Nettie S. Workman

1. "Births of Wyoming Co, WV..." Haga, 1880.
N.S. Workman was born on 1 Nov 1880 to Z.T. and Mary M. Workman.
2. "Reference Book of Wyoming County History", Mary K. Bowman, page 389.
Henry Toler married Dorthula Brown.
Children were: Cora, Buren H.(married Hael Dunn), John H., Lily, Roxie,
and W. Royster (married Nettie Workman)
3. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Book #__(1904); Page 194; WV Archives Web Site.
William Royster Toler; age 26; born and living in Wyoming Co, WV; son of Henry P. and Darthuly
Toler; married on 13 Oct 1904 at residence of Z.T. Workman's; Nettie S. Workman; age 22; born
and living in Wyoming Co, WV; daughter of Z.T. and Marinda Workman.
4. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Baileysvelle District, taken on 25 Apr 1910; Page 190A, Family #128.
Listed as Nettie Toler, age 28, born in WV, married once for 6 yrs, 1 child, 1 living, in household of
husband, William R. Toler.
5. Wyoming Co, WV Obits; Genealogy Trails; transcribed by Candace Robinson.
"Toler, Nettie W., 92, died in a Beckley hospital at 3:30 a.m. Monday after a long illness. Born Nov.15, 1882, at Jesse, she was a daughter of the late Zachary and Mary Cook Workman. Her husband, William R. Toler, died in 1965. Survivors include a son, Earsel of Mullens; two sisters, Mrs. Etta Cook of Oceana and Mrs. Icie Farley of Rockview; one grandchild and two great-grandchildren. Burial will be in Palm Memorial Gardens at Matheny. [Beckley Post-Herald (no date other than 1974)]"


Alice Victoria Graham

1. Familysearch.com Web Site, James Graham serach, 4 Nov 2000.
Alice Victoria Graham was born on 21 Feb 1897; died 18 Apr 1953.
2. Wyoming Co, WV; Marrage Records; Vol # 9; Page 285; WV Archives Web Site.
J. H. Lusk; age 22; born and living in Wyoming Co, WV; son of Tollison and Martha Lusk, married on
19 Sep 1914 at Tollison Lusk's; Alice Victoria Graham; age 16; born in ____; living in Wyoming Co,
WV; daughter of George A. and Catherine Graham.
3. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Barkers Ridge District, taken on 22 Apr 1930, Page 129A,
Family #376.
Listed as Alice V. Lusk, age 31, born in WV, married at 16, in household of husband, Joseph H. Lusk.
4. "The Register Herald", Beckley, WV, Saturday 6 Aug 2005, Newspaper Obit.
"BUD - Stella M. Lusk Blankenship went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, Aug. 4, 2005, at the
age of 88 in Raleigh General Hospital. "Born Nov. 25, 1916, at Herndon, she was the daughter of the late Joseph Herndon Lusk and Alice
Graham Lusk Chester..."
5. Wyoming Co, WV Web Site, Cemeteries, Barker's Ridge, Milam.
http://members.aol.com/jlcooke2/cemetery.htm
Alice Graham Chester; born on 1899 (sic 1897); died in 1953; buried in
Graham Cemetery, Barker's Ridge Cemetery, Wyoming Co, WV.


Virgil Cecil Quesenberry

1. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Barkers Ridge District; taken on 7 Apr 1930; Page 95B; Image 12
of 41; Family #120/120.
Listed as Virgil Quesenberry; age 6; born in WV; in household of father, Art Quesenberry.
2. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1942); Page 457; WV Archives Web Site.
Virgil Cecil Quesenberry; age 21; born at Herndon, WV; single; living at Alpoca, WV; son of Art and
Etta Quesenberry; married on 3 Jul 1942 at Pineville, WV; Tressie Pauline Lusk; age 18; born at
Herndon, WV; single; living at Alpoca, WV; daughter of Herndon and Alice (Chester) Lusk.


Tressie Pauline Lusk

1. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Barkers Ridge District, taken on 22 Apr 1930, Page 129A,
Family #376.
Listed as Tressie P. Lusk, age 6, born in WV, in household of father, Joseph H. Lusk.
2. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1942); Page 457; WV Archives Web Site.
Virgil Cecil Quesenberry; age 21; born at Herndon, WV; single; living at Alpoca, WV; son of Art and
Etta Quesenberry; married on 3 Jul 1942 at Pineville, WV; Tressie Pauline Lusk; age 18; born at
Herndon, WV; single; living at Alpoca, WV; daughter of Herndon and Alice (Chester) Lusk.
3. "The Register Herald", Beckley, WV, Saturday 6 Aug 2005, Newspaper Obit.
"BUD - Stella M. Lusk Blankenship went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, Aug. 4, 2005, at the
age of 88 in Raleigh General Hospital. "Born Nov. 25, 1916, at Herndon, she was the daughter of the late Joseph Herndon Lusk and Alice
Graham Lusk Chester..." "In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, George Blankenship; a son,
Shirley Blankenship; and two sisters, Tressie Quesenberry and Ethel Richards..."


Harry Richards

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__ (1946); Page 67; WV Archives Web Site.
Harry Richards; age 22; born in VA; single; living at Covel, WV; son of Elmer Richards and Dora Early
Stump; married on 31 Jul 1946 at Pineville, WV; Ethel Lusk; age 21; born and living at Herndon, WV;
single; daughter of Herndon and Alice (Graham) Lusk.


Mattie Ethel Lusk

1. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Barkers Ridge District, taken on 22 Apr 1930, Page 129A,
Family #376.
Listed as Mattie E. Lusk, age 3, born in WV, in household of father, Joseph H. Lusk.
2. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__ (1946); Page 67; WV Archives Web Site.
Harry Richards; age 22; born in VA; single; living at Covel, WV; son of Elmer Richards and Dora Early
Stump; married on 31 Jul 1946 at Pineville, WV; Ethel Lusk; age 21; born and living at Herndon, WV;
single; daughter of Herndon and Alice (Graham) Lusk.
3. "The Register Herald", Beckley, WV, Saturday 6 Aug 2005, Newspaper Obit.
"BUD - Stella M. Lusk Blankenship went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, Aug. 4, 2005, at the
age of 88 in Raleigh General Hospital. "Born Nov. 25, 1916, at Herndon, she was the daughter of the late Joseph Herndon Lusk and Alice
Graham Lusk Chester..." "In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, George Blankenship; a son,
Shirley Blankenship; and two sisters, Tressie Quesenberry and Ethel Richards..."


George Blankenship

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1936); Page 288; WV Archives Web Site.
George Blankenship; age 26; born in Wyoming Co, WV; living at Herndon, WV; son of George and
Victoria Blankenship; married on 1 Apr 1936 at Covel, WV; Stella Lusk; age 21; born in Wyoming Co,
WV; living at Herndon, WV; daughter of Herndon and Alice Lusk.
2. "The Register Herald", Beckley, WV, Saturday 6 Aug 2005, Newspaper Obit.
"BUD - Stella M. Lusk Blankenship went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, Aug. 4, 2005, at the
age of 88 in Raleigh General Hospital. "Born Nov. 25, 1916, at Herndon, she was the daughter of the late Joseph Herndon Lusk and Alice
Graham Lusk Chester. "Stella attended Herndon High School and worked at Stratton's, Stone and Cook and the Vogue in
Mullens for many years, was a member of Alpoca United Methodist Church and had been active in
various churches in the community. "In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, George Blankenship; a son,
Shirley Blankenship; and two sisters, Tressie Quesenberry and Ethel Richards..."


Stella M. Lusk

1. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Barkers Ridge District, taken on 22 Apr 1930, Page 129A,
Family #376.
Listed as Stella M. Lusk, age 13, born in WV, in household of father, Joseph H. Lusk.
2. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1936); Page 288; WV Archives Web Site.
George Blankenship; age 26; born in Wyoming Co, WV; living at Herndon, WV; son of George and
Victoria Blankenship; married on 1 Apr 1936 at Covel, WV; Stella Lusk; age 21; born in Wyoming Co,
WV; living at Herndon, WV; daughter of Herndon and Alice Lusk.
3. "The Register Herald", Beckley, WV, Saturday 6 Aug 2005, Newspaper Obit.
"BUD - Stella M. Lusk Blankenship went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, Aug. 4, 2005, at the
age of 88 in Raleigh General Hospital. "Born Nov. 25, 1916, at Herndon, she was the daughter of the late Joseph Herndon Lusk and Alice
Graham Lusk Chester. "Stella attended Herndon High School and worked at Stratton's, Stone and Cook and the Vogue in
Mullens for many years, was a member of Alpoca United Methodist Church and had been active in
various churches in the community. "In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, George Blankenship; a son,
Shirley Blankenship; and two sisters, Tressie Quesenberry and Ethel Richards. Survivors include a son, Hurley Vernon Blankenship and his wife, Katie, of Warrenton, Va.; a dau
ghter, Barbara Leadingham of Winston-Salem, N.C., and a special son-in-law, Bill Leadingham of
Beaufort, S.C.; five grandchildren, Hurley Vernon Blankenship II and his wife, Georgia, of Elkwood,
Va., Glynis Blankenship of Manassas, Va., Jay Leadingham and his wife, Heather, of Alpharetta,
Ga., Jonathan Leadingham and his wife, Holly, of Charlotte, N.C., and Kimberly Leadingham of
Charlotte; two step grandchildren, Joshua and Jaime Hartsil of Warrenton; two brothers, Roy K.
Lusk and his wife, Irene, of Rock and Ray Chester of Stephenson; a sister, Lakie M. Belcher of Bud;
and four great-grandchildren, Josh, Braden and Kailey Leadingham of Apharetta, and Jonathan
Michael Leadingham of Charlotte; and a host of nieces and nephews. "A celebration of Stella's life will be 11 a.m. Monday at Tankersley Funeral Home Chapel, Mullens,
with the Rev. Hugh McKinney and the Rev. Carl Underwood officiating. Burial will follow in
Roselawn Memorial Gardens, Princeton..."