McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Familys and Individuals

Notes


Lawrence O. Belcher

1. 1920 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Barkers Ridge District, taken on 6 Feb 1920; Page 160B;
Family #312/314.
Listed as Lawrence O. Belcher; age 9; born in WV; in household of father, James F. Belcher.
2. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Barkers Ridge District; taken on 7 Apr 1930; Page 95B;
Family #118/118.
Listed as Larence O. Belcher; age 19; born in WV; in household of father, James F. Belcher.
3. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1936); Page 414; WV Archives Web Site.
Lawrence Belcher; age 23; born in Wyoming Co, WV; living at Herndon, WV; son of Jim and Sis
Belcher; married on 12 Sep 1936 at Pineville, WV; Lakie Lusk; age 18; born in Wyoming Co, WV;
living at Herndon, WV; daughter of Herndon and Alice Lusk.


Lakie M. Lusk

1. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Barkers Ridge District, taken on 22 Apr 1930, Page 129A,
Family #376.
Listed as Lakie M. Lusk, age 11, born in WV, in household of father, Joseph H. Lusk.
2. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1936); Page 414; WV Archives Web Site.
Lawrence Belcher; age 23; born in Wyoming Co, WV; living at Herndon, WV; son of Jim and Sis
Belcher; married on 12 Sep 1936 at Pineville, WV; Lakie Lusk; age 18; 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..." "Survivors include... two brothers, Roy K. Lusk and his wife, Irene, of Rock and Ray Chester of
Stephenson; a sister, Lakie M. Belcher of Bud..."
4. "The Register Herald"; Beckley, WV; Saturday 1 Sep 2007; Newspaper Obit.
"BUD — Lakie Marie Belcher went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, Aug. 30, 2007, at the age of 88 at Wyoming Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, New Richmond, following a long illness. "Born Oct. 15, 1918, at Herndon, she was the daughter of the late Joseph Herndon Lusk and Alice Graham Lusk Chester. "Lakie attended Herndon High School, was a homemaker and a member of First Baptist Church of Bud. She loved spending time with her five granddaughters and great-grandchildren, and was loved by all who knew her and will be dearly missed. "In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by her husband, Lawrence Belcher; three sisters, Stella Blankenship, Tressie Quesenberry and Ethel Richards; and a great-grandson, Austin Akers. "Those left to cherish her memory include a son, Eugene D. Belcher and his wife, Iris, of Bud; a daughter, Wanda L. Cooper and her husband, Larry, of Pineville; five granddaughters, Susan Akers and her husband, Shelby, of True, Jennifer Dunford and her husband, Russell, of Brownsboro, Ala., Stephanie Smith and her husband, John, of Lovettsville, Va., Karen Halsey and her husband, Shawn, of Radford, Va., and Kelly Hanson and her husband, Glen, of Charlestown; seven great-grandchildren, Zachary Akers, Chase Smith, Annie and Abby Dunford, Cooper and Benjamin Hanson, and Gabriel Halsey; two brothers, Roy K. Lusk and his wife, Irene, of Lake Bottom and Ray Chester and his wife, Rachel, of Ste-phenson; a host of nieces and nephews; and her very special friends, Silas and Ruth Lane. "The family would also like to extend thanks to the caregivers who gave care during her illness, Patty Belcher, Patty Hatcher, Beverly Lester and Madeline Mills, and a special thanks to the staff of Wyoming Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, New Richmond. "A celebration of Lakie’s life will be noon today at Tankersley Funeral Home Chapel, Mullens, with the Rev. Tom Lusk and the Rev. Rick Chester officiating. Burial will follow in Roselawn Memorial Gardens, Princeton.


Roy Kermit Lusk

1. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Barkers Ridge District, taken on 22 Apr 1930, Page 129A,
Family #376.
Listed as Roy K. Lusk, age 9, born in WV, in household of father, Joseph H. Lusk.
2. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1945); Page 193; WV Archives Web Site.
Roy K. Lusk; age 24; born and living at Herndon, WV; single; son of Herndon Lusk and Alice Lusk
Chester; married on 20 Oct 1945 at New Richmond, WV; Gracie Elizabeth Blankenship; age 21; born
at Basin, WV; single; living at New Richmond, WV; daughter of George N. and Victoria Blankenship.
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..." "Survivors include... two brothers, Roy K. Lusk and his wife, Irene, of Rock and Ray Chester of
Stephenson; a sister, Lakie M. Belcher of Bud..."


Walter Lee Lusk

1. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
Barker's Ridge District, Family #56.
Listed as Walter L. Lusk, age 6, in household of father, Tolison Lusk.
2. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Barkers Ridge District, taken on 7 May 1910,
Page 204B, Family #154.
Listed as Walter L. Lusk, age 17, born in WV, in household of father,Tolison Lusk.
3. Wyoming Co, WV; Marrage Records; Vol # __(1913); Page 201; WV Archives Web Site.
Walter L. Lusk; age 20; born in Wyoming Co, WV; living at Herndon, WV; son of Tollison and Martha
Lusk; married on 18 Oct 1913 at the home of the bride; Polly Englint (sic, England); age 16; born in
Wyoming Co, WV; living at Herndon, WV; daughter of Albert and Martha Englint.
4. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Barkers Ridge District, taken on 22 Apr 1930, Page 129A,
Family #377.
Listed as Walter L. Lusk, age 36, born in WV, married at 20, farmer, head of household.
5 Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1946); Page 382; WV Archives Web Site.
Walter Lusk; age 52; born and living in Herndon, WV; widowed; son of Tollison and Martha Lusk;
married on 16 Mar 1946 at Pineville; Sally Rebecca Huffman; age 52; born at Haymaker (sic,
Haymarket), VA; widow; daughter of Aaron and Susie Huffman.


Polly Jane England

1. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Barkers Ridge District; taken on 23 Jun 1900; Page 224B;
Family #176/176.
Listed as Polly J. Englens; age 1; born in WV in Oct 1898; in household of father, Albert England.
2. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Barkers Ridge District, taken on 17 May 1910;
Page 210B, Family #255.
Listed as Polly J. England, age 13, born in WV, in household of father, Albert England.
3. Wyoming Co, WV; Marrage Records; Vol # __(1913); Page 201; WV Archives Web Site.
Walter L. Lusk; age 20; born in Wyoming Co, WV; living at Herndon, WV; son of Tollison and Martha
Lusk; married on 18 Oct 1913 at the home of the bride; Polly Englint (sic, England); age 16; born in
Wyoming Co, WV; living at Herndon, WV; daughter of Albert and Martha Englint.
4. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Barkers Ridge District, taken on 22 Apr 1930, Page 129A,
Family #377.
Listed as Polly J.Lusk, age 31, born in WV, married at 15, in household of husband, Walter L. Lusk.
5. Wyoming Co, Death Certificate #15759; WV Archives Web Site.
Polly Jane Lusk; age 43 yrs, 0 mons, 18 days; born on 2 Oct 1898 at Herndon, WV; married; wife of
Walter L. Lusk, age 48; housewife; living at Herndon, WV; daughter of Albert and Martha (McKinney)
England; died on 20 Oct 1941 (marked over to 25 Oct 1941, error?) at Herndon, WV from stomach
cancer; buried on 21 Oct 1941 at Herndon, WV; informant, Walter L. Lusk, Herndon, WV.


Arlie Tollison Lusk

1. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Barkers Ridge District, taken on 22 Apr 1930, Page 129A,
Family #377.
Listed as Arlie T. Lusk, age 14, born in WV, in household of father, Walter L. Lusk.
2. Wyoming Co, WV; Death Certificate #6771; WV Archives Web Site.
Arlie Tollison Lusk; age 17 yrs, 3 mons, 23 days; born in WV; single; farmer; son of W.L. and Polly
(England) Lusk; died on 13 May 1933 at Herndon, WV from ensysipilis in head with general
septisemia; buried on 14 May 1933 at Barkers Ridge; informant, W.L. Lusk.


Leonard Lusk

1. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
Barker's Ridge District, Family #56.
Listed as Leonard Lusk, age less than a month, in household of father,
Tolison Lusk.
2. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Barkers Ridge District, taken on 7 May 1910,
Page 204B, Family #154.
Listed as Leonard Lusk, age 9, born in WV, in household of father,
Tolison Lusk.
3. Wyoming Co, WV Marriage Records Vol #_____(1917); Page 199; WV Archives Web Site.
Leonard Lusk; age 18; born and living in Wyoming Co, WV; son of Tollison and Martha Lusk;
married on 15 Aug 1917 at the residence of the bride's parents; Bertha Blankenship; age 17; born
and living in Wyoming Co, WV; daughter of J.R. and M.M. Blankenship.
4. WW I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918, Wyoming Co, WV, Draft Board, Pineville, WV, Reg.
Card 878.
Leonard Lusk; age 18; born on 1 May 1900; living at Herndon, Wyoming, WV; farmer;
nearest relative, Bertha Lusk; medium height with medium build; blue eyes and light hair;
12 Sep 1918.
5. 1920 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Barkers Ridge District, taken on 6 Jan 1920, Page 148B,
Family #50.
Listed as Lendon Lusk, age 21, born in WV, coal miner, head of household.
6. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Barkers Ridge District, taken on 22 Apr 1930, Page 129A,
Family #378.
Listed as Leonard Lusk, age 29, born in WV, married at 17, farmer, head of household.
7. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1934); Page 339; WV Archives Web Site.
Leonard Lusk; age 34; born in Wyoming Co, WV; living at Herndon, WV; son of Tollison Lusk;
married on 11 Aug 1934 at Covel, WV; Eula Thompson; age 23; born in Russell Co, VA; living at
Herndon, WV; daughter of Walter Thompson.
8. Social Security Death Index; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Leonard Lusk; born on 1 May 1900; died on 15 Aug 1969; last residence, Herndon, Wyoming Co,
WV; SS # 233-48-8990; card issued in WV before 1951.


Bertha Ellen Blankenship

1. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
Barker's Ridge District, Family #116.
Listed as Bertha E. Blankenship, age 1 month, born in Apr 1900, in household of father, John R.
Blankenship.
2. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Barkers Ridge District, taken on 9 May 1910,
Page 205A, Family #158.
Listed as Bertha E. Blankenship, age 10, born in WV, in household of father,John R. Blankenship.
3. Wyoming Co, WV Marriage Records Vol #_____(1917); Page 199; WV Archives Web Site.
Leonard Lusk; age 18; born and living in Wyoming Co, WV; son of Tollison and Martha Lusk;
married on 15 Aug 1917 at the residence of the bride's parents; Bertha Blankenship; age 17; born
and living in Wyoming Co, WV; daughter of J.R. and M.M. Blankenship.
4. 1920 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Barkers Ridge District, taken on 6 Jan 1920, Page 148B,
Family #50.
Listed as Bertha Lusk, age 16, born in WV, in household of husband, Lenord Lusk.
5. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Barkers Ridge District, taken on 22 Apr 1930, Page 129A,
Family #378.
Listed as Bertha E. Lusk, age 30, born in WV, married at 18, in household of husband, Leonard
Lusk.
6. Wyoming Co, WV Marriage Records Vol #_____(1935); Page 120; WV Archives Web Site.
Ervin Bishop; age 26; born in Wyoming Co, WV; living at Bud, WV; son of D.C. and Tilda P. Bishop;
married on 13 Jul 1935 at Bud, WV; Bertha Blankenship; age 32; born in Wyoming Co, WV; living at
Bud, WV; daughter of John and Mary Blankenship.
7. Wyoming Co, WV Cemeteries; Bud Mtn; http://www.interment.net/data/us/wv/wyoming/bud/index.htm
Bertha Bishop; no dates; (stone by Ervin); buried here.


Icey V. Lusk

1. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Barkers Ridge District, taken on 22 Apr 1930, Page 129A,
Family #378.
Listed as Icy V. Lusk, age 9, born in WV, in household of father, Leonard Lusk.


Arthur R. Lusk

1. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Barkers Ridge District, taken on 22 Apr 1930, Page 129A,
Family #378.
Listed as Arthur R. Lusk, age 7, born in WV, in household of father, Leonard Lusk.


Dewey E. Lusk

1. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Barkers Ridge District, taken on 22 Apr 1930, Page 129A,
Family #378.
Listed as Dewey E. Lusk, age 6, born in WV, in household of father, Leonard Lusk.


Vesty O. Lusk

1. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Barkers Ridge District, taken on 22 Apr 1930, Page 129A,
Family #378.
Listed as Vesty O. Lusk, age 4 yrs, 4 mons, born in WV, in household of father, Leonard Lusk.


Glashie Elva Lusk

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Death Certificate #11010; WV Archives Web Site.
Glashie Elva Lusk; age 1 yr, 5 mons, 23 days; born on 28 Feb 1926 ; daughter of Leonard and Bertha
Lusk; died on 22 Aug 1928; accidentally drowned; buried on ____ at Herndon, WV.


Edna E. Lusk

1. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Barkers Ridge District, taken on 22 Apr 1930, Page 129A,
Family #378.
Listed as Edna E. Lusk, age 1 yr, born in WV, in household of father, Leonard Lusk.


Baby Lusk

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Death Certificate #11323; WV Archives Web Site.
Infant Lusk; age 3 days; born on 19 Aug 1931 in WV; female; daughter of Leonard and Bertha
(Blankenship) Lusk; diedon 22 (marked over by 23) Aug 1931; from prematurity; buried on 22 Aug
1931 at Herndon, WV; informant, G.W. Adams, Herndon, WV.


Charles Esker Lusk

1. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
Barker's Ridge District, Family #56.
Listed as Charley E. Lusk, age 2, in household of father, Tolison Lusk.
2. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Barkers Ridge District, taken on 7 May 1910,
Page 204B, Family #154.
Listed as Charles E. Lusk, age 12, born in WV, in household of father,Tolison Lusk.
3. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1916); Page 91; WV Archives Web Site.
Charley E. Lusk; age 18; born in Wyoming Co, WV; living at Herndon, WV; son of Tollison and
Margaret L. Lusk; married on 1 Sep 1916 at Tollison Lusk's; Margarett England; age 16; born in
Wyoming Co, WV; living at Herndon, WV; daughter of Albert and Martha England.
4. WW I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918, Wyoming Co, WV, Draft Board, Pineville, WV, Reg.
Card 837.
Charles Esker Lusk; age 20; born on 21 Feb 1898; living at Herndon, Wyoming Co, WV; farmer;
nearest relative, Margaret Lusk; medium height with medium build; blue eyes and brown hair;
12 Sep 1918.
5. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Barkers Ridge District, taken on 22 Apr 1930, Page 129A,
Family #375.
Listed as Charles E. Lusk, age 32, born in WV, married at 18, farmer, head of household.
6. 1940 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Barkers Ridge District; E.D. 55-3; taken on 16 May 1940; Image
86 of 96; Household #694.
Listed as Charley E. Lusk; age 44; born in WV; married; 8th grade education; lived in same house
on 1 Apr 1935; farmer; head of household.


Margaret E. England

1. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Barkers Ridge District, taken on 17 May 1910; Page 210B,
Family #255.
Listed as Margaret E. England, age 6, born in WV, in household of father, Albert England.
2. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1916); Page 91; WV Archives Web Site.
Charley E. Lusk; age 18; born in Wyoming Co, WV; living at Herndon, WV; son of Tollison and
Margaret L. Lusk; married on 1 Sep 1916 at Tollison Lusk's; Margarett England; age 16; born in
Wyoming Co, WV; living at Herndon, WV; daughter of Albert and Martha England.
3. 1920 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Barkers Ridge District; Herndon; taken on 14 Jan 1920; Page 165B;
Family #16/16.
Listed as Margaret England; age 17; born in WV; in household of father, Albert England.
4. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Book #__(1922); Page 164; WV Archives Web Site.
Sylvester Hunter; age 36; living at Herndon, WV; married on __ Feb 1922 at Tralee, WV; Margaret E.
England; age 19; living in Herndon, WV; daughter of Albert England; information given by George E.
Farmer.


Henry Allen

1. "Marriages of Raleigh Co, WV; 1859-1911"; transcribed by Ronald R. Turner.
Paulina Jane Allen; age 18 born in Raleigh Co, WV; daughter of Carr and Cordelia; married on
1 May 1886 Henry Allen; age 19; born in Raleigh Co, WV.


Paulina Jane Allen

1. 1870 Census, Raleigh Co, WV, Marsh Fork District, taken on 18 Jul 1870, Page 358A, Family #99.
Listed as Perlina Allen, age 4, born in WV, in household of father, Carr Allen.
2. 1880 Census, Raleigh Co, WV, Marsh Fork District, taken on 12 Jun 1880, Page 139A, Family #75.
Listed as Paulina Allen, age 13, born in WV, in household of mother, Cordella Hendrix Allen.
3. "Marriages of Raleigh Co, WV; 1859-1911"; transcribed by Ronald R. Turner.
Paulina Jane Allen; age 18 born in Raleigh Co, WV; daughter of Carr and Cordelia; married on
1 May 1886 Henry Allen; age 19; born in Raleigh Co, WV.


James Eliot Overton

1. 1900 Census, Mercer Co, MO, Lindley District, taken on 18 Jun 1900, Page 130B, Family #205.
Listed as James Overton, age 26, born in MO in Mar 1874, married 5 yrs, farmer, head of household.


Virginia Mae Lusk

1. 1880 Census, Mercer Co, MO, Lindley District, taken on 4 Jun 1880, Page 32A, Family #46.
Listed as Virginia Lusk, age 3, born in MO, in household of father, Adoniram J. Lusk.
2. 1900 Census, Mercer Co, MO, Lindley District, taken on 18 Jun 1900, Page 130B, Family #205.
Listed as Jennie Overton, age 23, born in MO in Nov 1876, married 5 yrs, 2 children, 2 living,
in household of husband, James Eliot Overton.


Ollie Overton

1. 1900 Census, Mercer Co, MO, Lindley District, taken on 18 Jun 1900, Page 130B, Family #205.
Listed as Ollie Overton, age 3, born in MO in Sep 1896, in household of father, James Eliot Overton.


Inez Overton

1. 1900 Census, Mercer Co, MO, Lindley District, taken on 18 Jun 1900, Page 130B, Family #205.
Listed as Inez Overton, age 1, born in MO in Feb 1899, in household of father, James Eliot Overton.


Lewis Albert Lusk

1. 1880 Census, Mercer Co, MO, Lindley District, taken on 4 Jun 1880, Page 32A, Family #46.
Listed as Lewis Lusk, age 5 mons, born in MO in Dec 1879, in household of father, Adoniram J. Lusk.
2. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Brown's Creek District, page 121B, Family 29.
Listed as Albert Lusk, age 20, born in Dec 1879, in MO, in household of brother, Reece Lusk.


Lilly M. Lusk

1. 1870 Census, Mercer Co, MO, Lindley District, Princeton, PO, taken on 20 Aug 1870, Page 87A,
Family #71.
Listed as Lily Lusk, age 3, born in WV, in household of father, Adoniram J. Lusk.
2. 1880 Census, Mercer Co, MO, Lindley District, taken on 4 Jun 1880, Page 32A, Family #46.
Listed as Lillie Lusk, age 12, born in WV, in household of father, Adoniram J. Lusk.


Rosa Lee Lusk

1. 1870 Census, Mercer Co, MO, Lindley District, Princeton, PO, taken on 20 Aug 1870, Page 87A,
Family #71.
Listed as Rosa Lusk, age 2 mons, born in MO, in household of father, Adoniram J. Lusk.
2. 1880 Census, Mercer Co, MO, Lindley District, taken on 4 Jun 1880, Page 32A, Family #46.
Listed as Rosa Lusk, age 10, born in MO, in household of father, Adoniram J. Lusk.