McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV; Families and Individuals

Notes


Wiley McKinney

1. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Barkers Ridge District, taken on 20 May 1910;
Page 211A, Family #266.
Listed as Wiley McKinney, age 7, born in WV, in household of father,
Samuel P. McKinney.
2. USGENWEB PROJECT, Wyoming Co, WV, "Marriage Records", by Doris Slaughter.
Book 14, page 370.
Wiley McKinney, age 27, born in Wyoming Co, WV; son of S.P. McKinney;
married on 6 Oct 1928 Dorothy McKinney, age 17, born in Wyoming Co, WV,
daughter of B.P. McKinney.


Clifford Lee McKinney

1. Wyoming Co, WV Web Site, Cemeteries
http://members.aol.com/jlcooke2/cemetery.htm
Clifford Lee McKinney; born on 20 Mar 1936; died on 17 Mar 1953; buried in
Rube Howerton Cemetery, Basin, Wyoming Co, WV.
5. Wyoming Co, WV Death Certificate; WV Archives Web Site; Certificate #7037.
Clifford Lee McKinney; age 16 yrs, 11 mons, 2 days; born on 20 Mar 1936; son of Wiley and Dorthy
McKinney McKinney; died on 18 Mar 1953 of "rheumatic heart disease"; buried on 20 Mar 1953
at Spruce Grove Cemetery, Basin, Wyoming Co, WV.


Elbert Otis Foley

1. Wyoming Co, WV Web Site, Cemeteries
http://members.aol.com/jlcooke2/cemetery.htm
Foley, Elbert Otis; born in 1895; died in 1940; buried in Rube Howerton Cemetery, Basin, Wyoming
Co, WV.
2. Raleigh Co, WV Death Certificate; WV Archives Web Site; Certificate #13885.
Otis Elbert Foley; age 45 yrs, 4 mons, 23 days; born on 11 Jan 1895 in Mercer Co, WV; miner, married,
husband of Lou Emma Graham, age 40; son of Dick and Sarah Mook Foley; died on 4 Jun 1940,
at Rhodall, Raleigh Co, WV of "hypertension cardio vascular disease"; buried on 6 Jun 1940 at
Egeria, WV (sic, Basin, WV).


Lou Emma Graham

1. Familysearch.com Web Site, James Graham serach, 4 Nov 2000.
Luima Graham was born on 2 Jan 1900.
2. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Book #__(1945); Page 142; WV Archives Web Site.
Leslie Mills; age 29; born at Basin, WV; single; living at Basin, WV; son of Preston and Hattie Mills;
married on 25 Aug 1945 at Pineville, WV; Emma Foley; age 45; born and living at Basin, WV; widow;
daughter of George and Catherine (McKinney) Graham.


Harrison K. "Harry" Cook

1. 1920 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Center District, taken on 26/27/28 Jan 1920, Page 191B,
Family #49.
Listed as Harrison K. Cook, age 3 yrs, 4 mons, born in WV, in household of father, Phillip H. K. Cook.
2. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Center District, taken on 8 May 1930, Page 152B, Family #132.
Listed as Harry Cook, age 13, born in WV, in household of father, Phillip H.K. Cook.
3. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Book #__(1946); Page 308; WV Archives Web Site.
Harry Cook; age 29; born and living at Keyrock, WV; single; son of Kern and Elizabeth Cook; married
on 19 Jan 1946 at Keyrock, WV; Lillian Johnson; age 18; born at Cranberry, WV; single; living at
Pineville, WV; daughter of Samuel and Ida Johnson.
4. Social Security Death Index; LDS Web Site.
Harry Cook; born on 31 Aug 1916; died on 15 Aug 2004; last residence Pineville, Wyoming Co, WV.


Lillian Johnson

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Book #__(1946); Page 308; WV Archives Web Site.
Harry Cook; age 29; born and living at Keyrock, WV; single; son of Kern and Elizabeth Cook; married
on 19 Jan 1946 at Keyrock, WV; Lillian Johnson; age 18; born at Cranberry, WV; single; living at
Pineville, WV; daughter of Samuel and Ida Johnson.
2. Calfee Funeral Services; Pineville, WV; Posted Obit.
"Lillian Johnson Cook, born March 22, 1928 to Samuel Johnson and Ida Mae Stewart Johnson at Cranberry, WV, went to be with the Lord on Monday, April 14, 2014 at Bowers Hospice House at Cranberry.
"She was a member of the Rockview Pentecostal Tabernacle, where she served 50 years as Secretary and Treasurer. She enjoyed her family, going to church, southern gospel music, gardening, cooking, canning, and loved flowers.
"In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Harry K. Cook; an infant son James Dean Cook, Dexter Cook, Paul Cook and Steve Cook; two grandsons, Wayne Cook and Jody Lusk; son-in-law, Clyde Cox; brothers, Robert (Bob) Johnson and Ray Johnson; sisters, Stella Mae Blevins, Ruby Hensley, Glea Morgan, Naomi (Boots) Stafford and June Furhman.
"Survivors include two sons, David Cook and his wife, Dian of Ramey Addition and Jeff Cook and his wife, Doris of Keyrock; two daughters, Brenda Cox of Pineville and Mae Mullins and husband, Howard of Keyrock; daughter-in-law, Joyce Cook of Keyrock; sisters, Claris Rose of Fanrock, Irene Shindledecker of PA, Eva Seconder of MI and Kay Allen of Beckley; fourteen grandchildren, eighteen great grandchildren; nieces, nephews and a host of friends. ..."
"... Burial
Thursday April 17 2014
Harry Cook Cemetery
Keyrock, WV..."


Steven V. Cook

1. "The Register Herald", Beckley, WV, Friday 2 Sep 2005; Newspaper Obit.
"PINEVILLE — Steven Cook, 49, passed away Wednesday, Aug. 31, 2005, at his residence following a
long illness. "Born Oct. 31, 1955, at Pineville, he was the son of Lillian Johnson Cook of Keyrock and the late Harry
K. Cook.
"Steven was of the Pentecostal faith and served in the U.S. Army. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, carpentry
work and being around family and friends.
"In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by an infant brother, James Dean Cook; and two
nephews, Wayne Cook and Jody Lusk. "In addition to his mother, survivors include four brothers, Dexter Cook and his wife, Joyce, of Pineville,
David Cook and his wife, Dian, of Ramey Addition, Paul Cook of Bellview, Fla., and Jeffrey Cook and
his wife, Doris, of Pineville; two sisters, Mae Mullins and her husband, Howard, of Pineville and
Brenda Cox and her husband, Clyde, of Pineville; several nieces and nephews; extra special friends,
David and Sara Lambert; and many special friends. "Service will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Calfee Funeral Service Chapel, Pineville, with the Revs. Raymond
Bishop and Donald “Doc” Adkins officiating. Burial will follow in Harry Cook Cemetery, Keyrock..."


James Dean Cook

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Death Registry; Vol 5, Page 15; WV Archives Web Site.
James Dean Cook; age 1 day; born on 16 Apr 1961 in WV; son of Harry K. and Lillian (Johnson)
Cook; died on 17 Apr 1961 at Mullens, WV from pulmonary edemia; buried on 18 Apr 1961 in
Walker Cemetery; informant, Harry K. Cook.


Dexter Kyle Cook

1. US Public Records Index, Vol 1; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Dexter K. Cook; born on 21 Oct 1948; living at PO Box 45, Pineville, WV 24874 in 1993.
2. "The Register Herald"; Beckley, WV; Thursday, 4 Aug 2011; Newspaper Obit.
"Dexter Kyle Cook, 62, of Keyrock, went to be with the Lord and Savior after a courageous battle with lymphoma caused by Agent Orange, by Sunday, July 31, 2011. "He was born October 21, 1948 at Key Rock, where he remained a lifelong resident. "He was preceded in death by his father, Harry K. Cook, an infant brother, James Dean Cook, and a brother, Steven V. Cook. "Dexter was of the Pentecostal faith, and proudly served his Lord and Savior. Dexter was a 1967 graduate of Pineville High School and Wyoming County Vocational-Technical School. He was also a proud U.S. Army veteran, having served in the Vietnam War. While in the service, he served as a mechanic and heavy equipment operator. He received an honorable discharge and came home to start his life and begin his family. Dexter was a hard working coal miner for over 33 years. He was an electrician, chief electrician and maintenance foreman for several companies, until 2007, when he was forced to retire, due to health reasons. "Dexter had a wealth of knowledge about the mining industry and was devoted and dependable, when it came to his job. Dexter loved to work with wood and was a talented and skilled carpenter, having learned his trade from his father, Harry K. Cook. "Dexter enjoyed being outdoors, boating and fishing with his family. There was nothing Papaw Dexter couldn’t fix. He often enjoyed spending time in his wood shop, working with projects for his family, to pass the time. Dexter’s greatest enjoyment in life was his family and he loved family gatherings. Nothing made him happier than when his grandchildren were at his house, his grandchildren completed his life. "Dexter will always be remembered for his kindness and devotion to his family. He strived at setting the perfect example of what a good husband, father, provider and grandfather should be. Nothing can ever fill the void left in our lives that Dexter left but, we can take comfort in knowing that he has gone to help prepare a place for his family, as he did in life. "Dexter is survived by his loving and devoted wife of 20 years, Joyce Cook; loving and devoted daughter, Della Lane and husband, David, and grandchildren, David Kyle Lane and Dawson Alexander Lane, all of Mullens; a loving and devoted step-son, Shane Privett and wife Sabrina, and grandson, Dylan Michael Privett, of Buffalo Creek; a loving and devoted step-daughter, Angela Hatfield and husband, Timmy and grandchildren Madison Paige Hatfield and Roman Gage Hatfield, of Cyclone; his loving mother Lillian Cook, of Keyrock; two sisters, Mae Mullins and husband Howard of Keyrock and Brenda Cox, of Pineville; three brothers, David Cook and wife Dian of Pineville, Paul Cook of Pineville, and Jeff Cook and wife, Doris, of Keyrock. Dexter had a host of cousins, nephews, and nieces; and many other extended family members who always brought a smile to his face. "A celebration of Dexter’s life will be 2 p.m, Friday, Aug. 5, 2011 at Rockview Pentecostal Tabernacle with the Rev. Raymond Bishop officiating. Family will receive friends from 12 p.m. until time of service at the church. Burial will follow in Harry Cook Cemetery, Key Rock..."


Joyce A.

1. US Public Records Index, Vol 1; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Joyce A. Cook; born on 23 Nov 1950; living at PO Box 45, Pineville, WV 24874 in 1993.
2. US Public Records Index, Vol 1; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Joyce A. Privett (aka Joyce A. Cook); born on 23 Nov 1950; living at PO Box 45, Pineville, WV 24874
in 1992.


Harrison David Cook

1. US Public Records Index, Vol 1; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Harrison D. Cook; born on 10 Jan 1953; living at PO Box 45, Pineville, WV 24874 in 1993.


Dian D.

1. US Public Records Index, Vol 1; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Dian D. Cook; born on 13 Mar 1954; living at PO Box 45, Pineville, WV 24874.


Jeffery P. Cook

1. US Public Records Index, Vol 2; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Jeffery P. Cook; born on 15 Aug 1964; living at Hc 72 PO Box 45, Pineville, WV 24874.


Doris J.

1. US Public Records Index, Vol 2; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Doris J. Cook; born on 11 Mar 1962; living at Hc 72 PO Box 45, Pineville, WV 24874.


Howard Andrew Mullins

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1965); Page 313; WV Archives Web Site.
Howard Andrew Mullins; age 18; born on 31 May 1947 at Baileysville, WV; single; living at Pineville,
WV; son of Okey Lee and Bessie (Lambert) Mullins; married on 10 Dec 1965 at Key Rock, WV;
Elizabeth Mae Cook; age 18; born on 16 Mar 1947 at Key Rock, WV; single; living at Key Rock, WV;
daughter of Harry K. and Lilliam (Johnson) Cook.


Elizabeth Mae Cook

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1965); Page 313; WV Archives Web Site.
Howard Andrew Mullins; age 18; born on 31 May 1947 at Baileysville, WV; single; living at Pineville,
WV; son of Okey Lee and Bessie (Lambert) Mullins; married on 10 Dec 1965 at Key Rock, WV;
Elizabeth Mae Cook; age 18; born on 16 Mar 1947 at Key Rock, WV; single; living at Key Rock, WV;
daughter of Harry K. and Lilliam (Johnson) Cook.


Clyde A. Cox

1. US Public Records Index, Vol 1; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Clyde A. Cox; born on 1 Sep 1952 (sic, this is his wife's birth date); living at PO Box 45, Pineville, WV
24874 in 1993.
2. "The Register Herald"; Beckley, WV; Monday, 21 Feb 2011; Newspaper Obit.
"PINEVILLE — Clyde Cox, 72, of Pineville, passed away Friday, February 18, 2011, in Beckley VAMC, following a long illness. "Born January 5, 1939, in McDowell County, he was the son of the late Arthur Lee Cox and Diana Quesenberry Cox. "Clyde served in the U.S. Navy and the U.S. Air Force, having served two tours in Vietnam. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, coin collecting and his grandson. "In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Betty Rose, two brothers, Opie and Arthur Lee Cox, his father-in-law, Harry K. Cook, and brother-in-law, Steven Cook. "Survivors include his loving wife of 42 years, Brenda Cook Cox; sons, Wally Cox and his wife, Mandi, of Choctaw, OK, Arthur Cox of Spokane, WA; daughter, Mary Chapman and her husband, Alex, of Mullensville; special grandson, JR Ellison, and Stepgrandchildren, Alexander and Ashleigh Chapman; mother-in-law, Lillian Cook of Keyrock; brother, JD. Cox and his wife, Francis, of Bluefield; sisters, Louise Jenkins of Virginia, Ora Jean Heath and her husband, Dick, of South Carolina, Layunna Jones and her husband, Luther, of Ohio; brothers-in-law, Stewart Rose of Princeton, Dexter Cook and his wife, Joyce, of Keyrock, David Cook and his wife, Diane, of Pineville, Paul Cook of Florida, Jeff Cook and his wife, Doris, of Keyrock; sister-in-law, Mae Mullins and her husband, Howard, of Keyrock; a special lil punkin, Madison Appling. He is also survived by several nieces, nephews, extended family and friends. "A celebration of Clyde’s life will be held at 3 p.m. Monday, February 21, 2011, in the Calfee Funeral Service Chapel with the Rev. Raymond Bishop officiating. "Burial will follow in the Harry Cook Cemetery, Keyrock...."


Brenda J. Cook

1. US Public Records Index, Vol 1; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Brenda J. Cox; born on 1 Sep 1952; living at PO Box 45, Pineville, WV 24874 in 1992.


Henry Joseph Basham

1. "Births of Wyoming Co, WV...", Haga 1881.
Henry G. Basham was born on 17 Jul 1881 to J.A. and Mady C. Basham.
2. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
Barker's Ridge District, Family #111.
Listed as Henry J. Basham, age 18, in household of father, John A. Basham.
3. Wyoming Co, WV Web Site, Cemeteries
http://members.aol.com/jlcooke2/cemetery.htm
Henry J. Basham; born in 1881; died in 1928; buried in
Emily McKinney Cemetery, Basin, Wyoming Co, WV; wife Louana (_________);
born in 1885; died in 1967; also buried here.
4. Roane Co, WV Death Certificate; WV Archives Web Site; Certificate #14982.
Henry J. Basham; age 47, born in Herndon, Wyoming Co, WV; husband of Mrs. Louanie Basham;
died on 17 Nov 1928 at Spencer State Hospital, Spencer, Roane Co, WV of TB; buried on
20 Nov 1928 at Basin, WV.


Lou Anna McKinney

1. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
Barker's Ridge District, Family #87.
Listed as Lue A. McKinney, age 13, in household of father, John H.
McKinney.
2. Wyoming Co, WV Web Site, Cemeteries
http://members.aol.com/jlcooke2/cemetery.htm
Louanna Basham; born in 1885; died in 1967; buried in Emily McKinney Cemetery, Basin,
Wyoming Co, WV.


Ody Basham

1. Wyoming Co, WV Web Site, Cemeteries
http://members.aol.com/jlcooke2/cemetery.htm
Ody Basham; born in 1910; died in 1928; buried in
Emily McKinney Cemetery, Basin, Wyoming Co, WV.
2. Mercer Co, WV Death Certificate; WV Archives Web Site; Certificate #_____.
Ody Basham; age 17 yrs, 7 mons 5 days; born on 17 Dec 1910 in Raleigh Co, WV; son of Henry and
Lou Anna McLinney Basham; died on 22 Jul 1928 in Basin , WV; buried on 23 Jul 1928 at Basin, WV.


Albert Basham

1. Wyoming Co, WV Web Site, Cemeteries
http://members.aol.com/jlcooke2/cemetery.htm
Albert Basham; born in 1913; died in 1931; buried in
Emily McKinney Cemetery, Basin, Wyoming Co, WV.
2. Mercer Co, WV Death Certificate; WV Archives Web Site; Certificate #_____.
Albert Basham; age 18 yrs, 7 mons; son of Henry and Lou Anna McLinney Basham; died on 12 Feb
1931 in Mercer Co, WV.
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James Allen Mills

1. "Wyoming County Births" 1853-1884, transcribed by Pauline A. Haga, year 1884.
James Allen Mills; born on 17 Apr 1884 at Herndon; son of Henry and Mary Ann Mills.
2. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
Barker's Ridge District, Family #123.
Listed as James A. Mills, age 17, in household of father, Henry Mills.
3. "Marriage Records of Wyoming Co, WV...", Vol 6, No 303, Haga, page 47.
James Allen Mills, age 19, son of Henry and Mary Ann Mills, married on 29
May 1902 Lucinda Mitchem, age 22, daughter of Minerva Mitchem.
4. USGENWEB PROJECT, Wyoming Co, WV, "Marriage Records", by Doris Slaughter.
Book 8, page 383.
James Allen Mills; age 27; born in Wyoming Co, WV; son of Henry and Mary Ann
Mills; married on 3 Jun 1911 Charlotte Bell; age 19; born in Wyoming Co, WV;
daughter of James Bell.
5. Wyoming Co, WV; WW I Draft Registration Card #546; Pineville, WV Draft Board; 12 Sep 1918.
James Allen Mills; age 35; born on 7 Apr 1883 (sic, 1884); living at Bud, Wyoming Co, WV; miner
for Alpha Pocahontas Coal at Alpoca, Wyoming Co, WV; nearest relative, Charlotte Mills; 5'7" tall
with stout; build; blue eyes and light hair.
6. 1920 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Barkers Ridge District; Herndon, taken on 28 Jan 1920;
Page 170B; Family #106.
Listed as James A. Mills; age 33; born in WV; married; farmer; head of household.
7. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Barkers Ridge District; taken on 28 Apr 1930; Page 133B;
Family #441.
Listed as James A. Mills; age 47; born in WV; married at 18; coal miner; head of household.
8. Wyoming Co, WV Death certificate #1216; WV Archives Web Site.
James Allen Mills; age 69; born on 17 Apr 1884 at Herndon, WV; widowed; timberman; son of
Henry A. and Mary Ann Shrewsbury Mills; died on 14 Jan 1954 at Basin, Wyoming Co, WV of a
probable heart attack, "died suddenly a few minutes after eating"; buried on 16 Jan 1954 in
Shrewsbury Cemetery; informant, Amos Mills.


Charlotte F. Bell

1. 1920 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Barkers Ridge District; Herndon, taken on 28 Jan 1920; Page 170B;
Family #106.
Listed as Charlotte F. Mills; age 31; born in WV; married; in household of husband, James A. Mills.
2. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Barkers Ridge District; taken on 28 Apr 1930; Page 133B;
Family #441.
Listed as Charlotte Mills; age 37; born in WV; married at 19; in household of husband, James A. Mills.
3. Wyoming Co, WV Death certificate #11620; WV Archives Web Site.
Charlotte Mills; age 63; born in !883 in WV; married, wife of J.A. Mills, age 59; daughter of James
and Lucy Cadle Bell; died on 20 Aug 1946 at Basin, Wyoming Co, WV of a heart attack; buried on 21
Aug 1946 in Family Cemetery, Basin, WV; informant, Elmer Shrewsbury, Matoka, WV.


Martha J. Mills

1. 1920 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Barkers Ridge District; Herndon, taken on 28 Jan 1920; Page 170B;
Family #106.
Listed as Martha J. Mills; age 4; born in WV; in household of father, James A. Mills.


Matilda M. Mills

1. 1920 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Barkers Ridge District; Herndon, taken on 28 Jan 1920; Page 170B;
Family #106.
Listed as Tildia M. Mills; age 2 yrs, 1 mon; born in WV; in household of father, James A. Mills.


Lucy Mills

1. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Barkers Ridge District; taken on 28 Apr 1930; Page 133B;
Family #441.
Listed as Lucy Mills; age 10; born in WV; in household of father, James A. Mills.


Denver Mills

1. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Barkers Ridge District; taken on 28 Apr 1930; Page 133B;
Family #441.
Listed as Denver Mills; age 6; born in WV; in household of father, James A. Mills.


Pauline Mills

1. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Barkers Ridge District; taken on 28 Apr 1930; Page 133B;
Family #441.
Listed as Pauline Mills; age 5 mons; born in WV; in household of father, James A. Mills.