McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Familys and Individuals

Notes


Carlton Shields

1. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Baileysville District; taken on 9 Apr 1930; Page 79A; Image 15 of
25; Family #138/142.
Listed as Carlton Shields; age 3; born in WV; in household of father, Newsom E. Shields.
2. 1940 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Baileysville District; E.D. 55-1; taken on 13 May 1940; Page 22A;
Image 44 of 45; Household #324.
Listed as Carlton Shields; age 12; born in WV; 5th grade education; attending school; lived in
same house on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Newson E. Shields.
3. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1946); Page 383; WV Archives Web Site.
Carlton Shields; age 21; born at Davy, WV; single; living at Baileysville, WV; son of N.E. and Mabel
Shields; married on 16 Mar 1946 at Pineville, WV; Velva Hines; age 19; born at Clearfork, WV;
single; living at Baileysville, WV; daughter of James and Virginia Hines.
4. Social Security Death Index; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Calrton Shields; born on 20 Sep 1927; died on 11 Sep 2006; last residence, Cyclone, Wyoming
Co, WV; SS #232-38-0603; card issued in NC or WV before 1951.
5. "The Register Herald"; Beckley, WV; 14 Sep 2006; Newspaper Obit.
"CYCLONE - Carlton Shields departed this life Monday, Sept. 11, 2006, at the age of 78 years, 11 months and 22 days at his residence surrounded by his loving family following a short illness. "Born Sept. 20, 1927, at Brier Creek, he was the son of the late Newson and Mabel Morgan Shields. "Mr. Shields was a faithful member of Bright Prospect Missionary Baptist Church, a World War II veteran, had worked for the railroad, Cabot Gas Co. and was self-employed, cutting right-of-ways for various companies. He enjoyed hunting, camping and gardening. "In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by four brothers, Clayton Shields, Clarence Shields, Clifton Shields and Calvin Shields. "Those left to cherish his memory are his wife, Ella Jean Shields; two daughters, Deborah Conley of Brier Creek and Teresa Ridenour of Brenton; a son, Rodney Lusk and his wife, Anita, of Oceana; two stepsons, Carroll Lusk and his wife, Ruby, of Cyclone and Wendy Lusk and his wife, Debbie, of Stokedale, N.C.; a brother, Carmel Shields and his wife, Louise, of Brier Creek; a sister, Virginia S. Moore of Beckley; five grandchildren, several great-grandchildren, a great-great-grandchild, several nieces, nephews and a host of friends. "A celebration of Carlton's life will be 1 p.m. Friday at Bright Prospect Missionary Baptist Church with the Rev. Jackie Lusk officiating. Burial will follow in Brown Cemetery, Cyclone, with full military honors by West Virginia Army National Guard program...."


Ella Jean Pearl Lusk

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1958); Page 288; WV Archives Web Site.
Carroll Lusk; age 22; born and living at Cyclone, WV; single; son of Arlie and Vernie Lusk; married
on 12 Apr 1958 at Hatcher, WV; Ella Jean Lusk; age 16; born and living at Cyclone, WV; single;
daughter of Kester and Ettie Lusk.
2. "Logan Banner"; Logan, WV; Wednesday, 17 Dec 2008; Newspaper Obit.
"CYCLONE, WV - Ella Jean Lusk Shields, 66, of Cyclone, departed this life Saturday, December 13, 2008, in Cabell Huntington Hospital. "Born June 18, 1942, in Cyclone, she was a daughter of the late Kester and Ettie Pearl Osborne Lusk. Also preceding her in death was her first husband, Carroll Lusk; her second husband, Carlton Shields, and a sister, Shirley Lusk. "Ella was a homemaker and a member of the Bright Prospect Missionary Baptist Church. She enjoyed gardening camping, canning food and feeding the birds. But most of all she enjoyed spending time with her family especially her grandchildren. "Those left to cherish her memory include three sons, Carroll Gene (Ruby) Lusk and Rodney (Anita) Lusk, both of Cyclone, and Wendy (Debbie) Lusk of North Carolina; two brothers, Lanta (Donna) Lusk of Cyclone and Wendall Lusk of Daniels; a sister, Jackie (Russell) Helmandollar of Cyclone; five grandchildren, Leslee Lusk, Rebecca Lusk, Zack Lusk, April Whitlock and Kortni Lusk; two great-grandchildren, Jacob and Jasmyn Day; several nieces and nephews and a host of family and friends.
"A celebration of Ella's life will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday, December 18, at the Bright Prospect Missionary Baptist Church at Cyclone with Rev. Jackie Lusk officiating. Ella will be laid to rest by her husband, Carlton, in the Brown Cemetery at Cyclone..."
3. Social Security Death Index; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Ellajean P. Shields; born 18 Jun 1942; died 13 Dec 2008; last residence, Cyclone, Wyoming Co,
WV; card issued in WV in 1967.


Billy Lee Taylor

1. 1940 Census, Raleigh Co, WV; Clear Fork District; Harper; E.D. 41-2; taken on 3 May 1940; Page
63A; Image 61 of 68; Household #500.
Listed as Billie Taylor; age 9; born in WV; 1st grade education; attending school; lived in same
house on 1 Apr 1935; in household of mother, Mabel Stewart Taylor.
2. "The Register Herald", Beckley, WV Sunday 27 Nov 2005; Newspaper Obit.
"Billy Lee Taylor of Glen Daniel departed this world on Sunday, Nov. 13, 2005, at a Beckley hospital following a long illness. He was 74 years of age. "Born Jan. 27, 1930, at Dameron, he was the son of the late James and Mabel Stewart Taylor. "A lifelong resident of the Glen Daniel community, Billy was a veteran of the Korean Conflict. He had worked in mining and timbering. An avid outdoorsman, he loved fishing, camping, joking and talking with family and friends. Billy will always be remembered by those who knew him as a kind-hearted, generous and loving man who could always make the days brighter with his jokes. "In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by brothers, Ronnie, Olen, Shelby, Rome and Paul Taylor; and sisters, Mary Tyree, Vivian Stewart, Icie Dickens and Sadie Phipps. "Survivors include his loving wife of 23 years, Frankie Taylor; a brother, David Taylor and his wife, Jackie, of Beckley; sisters, Goldie Dameron and her husband, Larry, and Ruth Birchfield and her husband, Clarence, all of Glen Daniel; four stepchildren, June Bilbrey, John Henry, Jerry Lee and Jimmy Franklin Bonds; 32 nieces and nephews; and a special friend who has been like a daughter, Jane Davis. "Graveside service will be 1 p.m. Tuesday at Jackson Cemetery, Dameron, with the Rev. David Trump officiating. Those wishing to attend the service are asked to meet at the cemetery..."


Frank Penn Tyree

1. Raleigh Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1941); Page 94; WV Archives Web Site.
Frank Penn Tyree; age 23; born at Clayton, WV; living at Maynor, WV; married on 4 Jun 1936 at
Beckley, WV; Mary Eveline Taylor; age 21; born at Dameron, WV; living at Glen Daniel, WV.


Mary Eveline Taylor

1. 1920 Census, Raleigh Co, WV; Marsh Fork District; Pine Grove Precinct; taken on 21 Jan 1920;
Page 63B; Image 22 of 26; Family #150/150.
Listed as Mary Taylor; age 10 mons; born in WV; in household of father, James W. Taylor.
2. 1930 Census, Raleigh Co, WV, Clear Fork District, Page 149A, Family #361.
Listed as Mary Taylor, age 12, born in WV, in household of father, James W. Taylor.
3. Raleigh Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1941); Page 94; WV Archives Web Site.
Frank Penn Tyree; age 23; born at Clayton, WV; living at Maynor, WV; married on 4 Jun 1936 at
Beckley, WV; Mary Eveline Taylor; age 21; born at Dameron, WV; living at Glen Daniel, WV.
4. Social Security Death Index; LDS Web Site.
Mary Tyree; born on 11 Mar 1919; Died on 16 Jan 1990; Social Security Card issued in NC and WV.


Vivian Taylor

1. 1930 Census, Raleigh Co, WV, Clear Fork District, Page 149A, Family #361.
Listed as Vivian Taylor, age 3 yrs, 0 mons, born in WV, in household of father, James W. Taylor.
2. Social Security Death Index; LDS Web Site.
Vivian Stewart; born on 13 Sep 1926; died on 7 Mar 1998; living at Church Hill, Queen Anns Co,
MD at death.


Sadie F. Taylor

1. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Center District, taken on 22 Apr 1910, Page 218A, Family #78.
Listed as Sadie F. Taylor, age 5, born in WV, in household of father, James W. Taylor.
2. 1920 Census, Raleigh Co, WV; Marsh Fork District; Pine Grove Precinct; taken on 21 Jan 1920;
Page 63B; Image 22 of 26; Family #150/150.
Listed as SadaTaylor; age 15; born in WV; in household of father, James W. Taylor.


Icie T. Taylor

1. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Center District, taken on 22 Apr 1910, Page 218A, Family #78.
Listed as Icie T. Taylor, age 3, born in WV, in household of father, James W. Taylor.
2. 1920 Census, Raleigh Co, WV; Marsh Fork District; Pine Grove Precinct; taken on 21 Jan 1920;
Page 63B; Image 22 of 26; Family #150/150.
Listed as JoyTaylor; age 13; born in WV; in household of father, James W. Taylor.


Goldie Lee Taylor

1. 1930 Census, Raleigh Co, WV, Clear Fork District, Page 149A, Family #361.
Listed as Golda Taylor, age 9, born in WV, in household of father, James W. Taylor.
2. Raleigh Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1938); Page 384; WV Archives Web Site.
Robert Lyndoyl Dickens; age 24; born on 28 Jan 1914 at Chelyn, WV; living at Montcoal, WV;
son of Chris and Dora Dickens; was issued a license on 15 Sep 1938 to marry Goldie Lee Taylor;
age 21 (sic, 18); born on 22 Feb 1917 (sic, 1920) at Dameron, WV; living at Stickney, WV;
daughter of Mabel Taylor,
3. Raleigh Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1941); Page 250; WV Archives Web Site.
Robert Lyndoil Dickens; age 27; born on 28 Jan 1914 at Chelyn, WV; living at Arnett, WV; son of
Chris and Dora Dickens; married on 19 Jul 1941 at Posey, WV; Goldie Lee Taylor; age 21;
born on 22 Feb 1920 at Dameron, WV; living at Arnett, WV; daughter of James and Mabel Taylor,


Ruth Irene Taylor

1. 1930 Census, Raleigh Co, WV, Clear Fork District, Page 149A, Family #361.
Listed as RuthTaylor, age 5, born in WV, in household of father, James W. Taylor.
2. 1940 Census, Raleigh Co, WV; Clear Fork District; Harper; E.D. 41-2; taken on 3 May 1940; Page
62B; Image 60 of 68; Household #500.
Listed as RuthTaylor; age 16; born in WV; 5th grade education; attending school; lived in same
house on 1 Apr 1935; in household of mother, Mabel Stewart Taylor.
3. Raleigh Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1941); Page 49; WV Archives Web Site.
Dennie Paris Clay; age 27; born on 2 Sep 1913 at Glen Daniel, WV; living at Glen Daniel, WV; son
of George and Eva Clay; married on 7 Jan 1941 in Raleigh Co, WV; Ruth Irene Taylor; age 18;
born on 26 Jun 1922 at Glen Daniel, WV; living at Glen Daniel, WV; daughter of Jim and Mabel
Taylor.
3. "The Register Herald"; Beckley, WV; Sunday, 22 Aug 2010; Newspaper Obit.
"Ruth Taylor Clay Birchfield of Dameron, WV.

"When God decided it was time for Joveda and Janeva to be born, he searched the whole world and found the best “Lady” he could to be our Mother. Ruth was a hard-working wife and mother who always put her little girls above all else. Born June 26, 1924, during the hardest of times, she knew what it was like to do without and worked her whole life to see that we never had to endure what she did.

"She loved her garden and worked tirelessly to have green beans by the Fourth of July. During the last five years of her life she was bed-ridden and was cared for lovingly by her family along with the nurses from Extend a Care and two special ladies, Brenda and Debbie, whom she loved.

"She had her morning coffee watching her two favorite programs Bob Smallwood and Bobby and Sheila Stanley. Her day just didn’t start right without them.

"She was preceded in death by Husband of 48 years and father of her two beloved daughters Dennie Clay and second husband Clarence Birchfield, Father Jim Taylor and her mother Mable Taylor; brothers Ronnie, Olen, Roma, Shelby, Paul, Billie and David Taylor; sisters Mary Tyree and Vivian Stewart and stepsisters Sadie Phipps and Icie Dickens.

"She leaves behind two daughters, Joveda Bailey and husband Wayne of Dameron, WV, and Janeva Clay and husband James of Fairdale, WV; eight Grandchildren: Linn Sheik of Beaver, WV, Dennie Scott and wife Janice of Liberty, NC, Dana Scott and wife Tina of Dameron, WV, Sheila Darby and husband Glen of Beaver, WV, John Darby and wife Ginger of Louisa, VA, Phillip Darby and companion Amber of Orange, VA, Christina Clay and husband David of Dameron and Robin Darby and companion David Black of Sandlick and a stepgrandson, Gary Clay of NC. She is also survived by 28 great-grandchildren, six great-great-grandchildren and a sister, Goldie Dameron of Glen Daniel, and by a special sister-in-law, Jackie Taylor of Beckley.

"Funeral services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Monday, August 23rd, in the Melton Mortuary Chapel with the Rev. Ardeth Bailey officiating. Burial will follow in the Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens, Prosperity.


Ballard Crockett

1. McDowell Co, WV Birth Registry; Vol #__(1907); Page 29; Line 33; WV Archives Web Site via
LDS Web Site.
Ballard Crocket; born 7 Jul 1907 at Paynesville, WV to R.L. and Nancy J. ; reported by R.L.
Crockett, father.
2. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Bradshaw, WV; taken on 25 Apr 1910; Page
69B; Image 10of 28; Family #69/69.
Listed as Ballard Crocket; age 2; born in WV; in household of father, Robert L. Crockett.
3. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Paynesville; taken on 7/9 Feb 1920; Page
229A; Image 5 of 16; Family #275/277.
Listed as Ballard Crocket; age 12; born in WV; in household of father, Robert L. Crockett.
4. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; taken on 8 Apr 1930; Page 229A; Image
12 of 23; Family #88/89.
Listed as Ballard Crocket; age 21; born in WV; single; cut off sawyer in saw mill; boarder in
household of Jacob Rowe.
5. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; E.D.24-59; taken on 29 Apr 1940; Page
1164B; Image 30 of 64; Household #250.
Listed as Ballard Crockett; age 32; born in WV; married; 7th grade education; lived in same place
on 1 Apr 1935; laborer for W.P.A road project; head of household.
6. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #'71 003823; WV Archives Web Site via LDS Web Site.
Ballard Crockett; age 63; born in WV; retired miner; widowed; SS #234-14-3390; living at
Premier, WV; son of Bob and Nancy Jane (Mullins) Crockett; died 3 Feb 1971 in Welch Emergency
Hospital, Welch, WV from acute puleumary insufficiencey, clronic fibrosis, emphysema, silicosis,
malnutrition; buried 6 Feb 1971 in Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, WV.
7. Social Security Death Index; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Ballard Crockett; born 17 Jul 1907; died in Feb 1971; last residence Welch, McDowell Co, WV;
SS #234-14-3390; card issued in WV before 1951.
8. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
Shanda Hicks Brewer; 13 Aug 2013; headstone photo added by B. Walls.
Ballard Crockett; born 7 Jul 1907; died 3 Feb 1971; buried here; double headstone photo shown with
wife, Vergie.


Vergie Blankenship

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; E.D.24-59; taken on 29 Apr 1940; Page
1164B; Image 30 of 64; Household #250.
Listed as Vergie Crockett; age 36; born in WV; married; 5th grade education; lived in same place
on 1 Apr 1935; in household of husband, Ballard Crockett.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #'69 01520; WV Archives Web Site.
Vergie Blankenship; age 67; born 17 Dec 1901 in VA; married; wife of Ballard Crockett; living at
Premier, WV; daughter of Harrison and Lydia Blankenship; died 28 Sep 1969 in Doctors Memorial
Hospital, Welch, WV; from uremia 2 degrees? pyelonephritis due to pseudomembranous
enterocolitis; buried 30 Sep 1969 in Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, WV.
3. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
Shanda Hicks Brewer; 13 Aug 2013; headstone photo added by B. Walls.
Vergie Blankenship Crockett; born 17 Dec 1904; died 28 Sep 1969; buried here; double headstone
photo shown with husband, Ballard.


Verlon Crockett

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; E.D.24-59; taken on 29 Apr 1940; Page
1164B; Image 30 of 64; Household #250.
Listed as Virlon Crockett; age 12; born in WV; no education; lived in same place
on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Ballard Crockett.


Charles Earl Stacy

1. 1910 Census, Buchanan Co, VA; Rock Lick District; taken 4 May 1972; Page 172A; Image 29 of
66; Family #245/245.
Listed as Charlie Stacy; age 7; born in VA; in household of father, Harrison Stacy.
2. 1920 Census, Buchanan Co, VA; Rock Lick District.
Listed as Charlie Stacy; age 12; born in VA; in household of father, Harrison Stacy.
3. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Premier; taken on 15 Apr 1940;
E.D.24-40; Page 786A; Image 17 of 36; Household #108.
Listed as Charlie Stacy; age 32; born in VA; 1st grade education; lived in same
place on 1 Apr 1935; trackman in coal mine; in household of father-in-law, Harrison B. Blankenship,
with wife and child.
4. McDowell Co, WV; Death Registry; Browns Creek District; Vol #__(1965); WV Archives Web Site.
Charles Earl Dtacy; age 62; born 15 Apr 1903 at Blackie, VA; married; retired; living at Roderfield,
WV; son of Harriason and Jane Stacy; did 10 Feb 1965 in the Welch Emergency Hospital, Welch,
WV; from generalized carcinoma due to cancerious of lung; buried 14 Feb 1965 in Stacy Cmetery,
Premier, WV; informant, Pearl Stacy, Roderfield, WV.


Pearl Blankenship

1. 1920 Census, Buchanan Co, VA; Rock Lick District; Blackey;taken on 8 Jan 1920; Page 138B;
Family #67/168.
Listed as Pearl Blankenship; age 7; born in VA; in household of father, Harrison Blankenship.
2. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Premier; taken on 15 Apr 1940;
E.D.24-40; Page 786A; Image 17 of 36; Household #108.
Listed as Pearl Stacy; age 27; born in VA; 2nd grade education; lived in same
place on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Harrison B. Blankenship, with husband and child.


Anges Stacy

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Premier; taken on 15 Apr 1940;
E.D.24-40; Page 786A; Image 17 of 36; Household #108.
Listed as Agnes Stacy; age 7; born in WV; 1st grade education; lived in same
place on 1 Apr 1935; in household of grandfather, Harrison B. Blankenship, with parents.