McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families and Individuals

Notes


Samuel "Sam" Rollins Sr

1. 1880 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, Clear Fork District, page 192D.
Listed as Samuel Rollins, age 11, born in VA, in household of father, William Rollins.
2. "Marriage Records of Wyoming Co, WV", Vol 4, No 71, transcribed by Pauline Haga, page 54.
Samuel Rollins, age 23, born in Tazewell Co, VA, married 26 Nov 1891 Martella Webb, age 18,
at Henry Stewart's.
3. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Oceana District, taken on 16 Jun 1900, Page 270B, Family #116.
Listed as Samuel Rollins, age 29, born in May 1871 in WV (sic, VA), farmer, head of household.
4. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Clear Fork District, Davy Road, taken on 18 Apr 1910, Page 236B,
Family #9.
Listed as Sam Rollins, age 46, born in VA, married 19 yrs, farmer, head of household.
5. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1914); Page 241; WV Archives Web Site.
Samuel Rollins; age 34 (sic, 44); born and living in Wyoming Co, WV; married on 25 Feb 1914 at
residence of Robert Graham; Eva Barber; age 21; born and living in Wyoming Co, WV.
6. 1920 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Oceana District, taken on 22 jan 1920, Page 237B, Family #231.
Listed as Samuel Rollins, age 48, born in WV (sic, VA), laborer, head of household.
7. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Oceana District, taken on 12 Apr 1930, Page 193B, Family #126.
Listed as Samuel Rollins, age 72, born in WV, widowed, farmer, head of household.
8. "Raleigh Register" Beckley, WV; Thursday 8 Aug 1957; Newspaper Obit.
"OCEANA Funeral services for Samuel Rollins, Oceana, were to be conducted at 11 a.m. today in the Free Will Baptist Church at Oceana with the Rev. Stollie Parston in charge. Burial was to be made in the family cemetery. "Rollins, 93, died at 7 p.m. Tuesday in his home. "He was born in Tazewell, Va. "Survivors include three sons, Posey of Harriman, Tenn., Grat of Manchester, Ky., and Sam Jr. of Oceana; four daughters, Mrs. Martha Massey of Clear Fork, Mrs. Cosby Rollins of Ohio, Miss Lilly Rollins of Oceana, and Miss Virgie Rollins of Logan..."


Eva Barber

1. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Oceana District; taken on 20 Jun 1900; Page 275A;
Family #199/203.
Listed as Eva Barber; age 8; born in WV in Nov 1891; in household of father, Joseph F. Barber.
2. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Oceana District, taken on 16 Apr 1910, Page 260B, Family #35.
Listed as Eva Barber, age 17, born in WV, in household of father, Joseph F. Barbour.
3. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1914); Page 241; WV Archives Web Site.
Samuel Rollins; age 34 (sic, 44); born and living in Wyoming Co, WV; married on 25 Feb 1914 at
residence of Robert Graham; Eva Barber; age 21; born and living in Wyoming Co, WV.
4. 1920 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Oceana District, taken on 22 Jan 1920, Page 237B, Family #231.
Listed as Eva Rollins, age 28, born in WV, in household of husband, Samuel Rollins.


Willie Grat Rollins

1. 1920 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Oceana District, taken on 22 jan 1920, Page 237B, Family #231.
Listed as Willie Rollins, age 2 yrs, 1 mon, born in WV, in household of father, Samuel Rollins.
2. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Oceana District, taken on 12 Apr 1930, Page 193B, Family #126.
Listed as Grat Rollins, age 14, born in WV, in household of father, Samuel Rollins.


Posy Rollins

1. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Oceana District, taken on 12 Apr 1930, Page 193B, Family #126.
Listed as Posy Rollins, age 12, born in WV, in household of father, Samuel Rollins.


Joseph F. Gore

1. 1850 Census, Wyoming Co, VA, taken and 8 Aug 1850, Page 209B, Family #74
Listed as Joseph Goare, age 2, born in VA, in household of father,
Levi Gore.
2. "Reference Book of Wyoming County History", Mary K. Bowman, page 407.
Married Elizabeth Walls.
3. 1860 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
In household of father, Levi Gore.
4. 1870 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Clear Fork Dist, at Sunhill PO, Family 80.
5. "Wyoming Co Wills 1850-1900", Haga.
Will of Levi Gore, written 23 Oct 1885, probated on 6 Jun 1887.
Names wife, Mero S. Gore; children Rose, Joseph and William Musick (?);
Nancy A. Gore (daughter); Mary A. Rothemel (daughter); Joseph (son); James
(son), Sarah Justice (daughter); and Amanda Shannon (daughter).
6. "Marriage Records of Wyoming Co, WV...", Vol 1, Haga, page 37.
Joseph Gore, age 26, born in Logan Co, WV, married Elizabeth Walls, age 16,
born in Wyoming Co, WV. They were married on 16 Apr 1877.
7. "Marriage Records of Wyoming...", Vol 6, No 311, Haga, page 32.
William Perry Gore, age 23, son of J.F. and E. Gore, married on 2 Jul 1902
Corba Shannon, age 17, daughter of J.C.H. and Aygusta Shannon.
Gave Joseph's middle initial as F.
8. 1880 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, compiled by William A. Marsh, Vol 4, page 716.
Clear Fork Township, page 005.
Listed as Joseph Gore, age 31, head of household, a farmer.
9. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
Clear Fork District, Family #132.
Listed as Joseph F. Gore, age 51, as head of household.
10. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Clear Fork District, taken on 27 Apr 1910, Page 243B,
Family #135.
Listed as J.F. Gore, age 61, born in WV, married 32 yrs, farmer, head of household.
11. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Oceana District, taken on 12 Apr 1930, Page 193B, Family #129.
Listed as J.F. Gore, age 81, born in WV, married at 28, general store merchant, head of household.


Martha

1. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Oceana District, taken on 12 Apr 1930, Page 193B, Family #129.
Listed as Martha Gore, age 71, born in WV, married at 21, in household of husband, Joseph F. Gore.


George Chambers

1. 1870 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Oceana Township, Family 106.
2. "Reference Book of Wyoming County History", Mary K. Bowman, page 384.
George Chambers married Valentine (sic, Martina) Cooke.
3. "Wyoming Co Wills 1850-1900", Haga.
Will of L.B. Chambers dated 22 Apr 1891, recored 2 Jan 1893, lists: wife,
Damarius; sons, Lee, James, Joseph, George and Anthony; daughters, Brook and
Pearl.
4. 1880 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, compiled by William A. Marsh, Vol 4, page 701.
Oceana Township, page 003
Listed as George Chambers, age 11, in household of father, L.B. Chambers.
5. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
Oceana District, Town of Oceana, Family #3.
Listed as George Chambers, age 31, in household of mother, Demarius
Chambers.
6. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Oceana Town, taken on 15 Apr 1910, Page 259B, Family #15.
Listed as George Chambers, age 41, born in WV, single, farmer, head of single person household.
7. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Oceana District, taken on 12 Apr 1930, Page 193B, Family #132.
Listed as George Chambers, age 62, born in WV, married at 52, farmer, head of household.
8. Wyoming Co, WV Web Site, Cemeteries
http://members.aol.com/jlcooke2/cemetery.htm
George Chambers; born on 17 Oct 1868; died on 16 Aug 1938; buried in
Homer Cook Cemetery, Oceana, Wyoming Co, WV.
9. "Families of Wyoming Co, WV", Vol 17, Issue #2, 2003, by Sally Seaman-Williams, page 68.
George Chambers; married Martina "Tine" Cook (1869-1941), daughter of Ellen Cook; no children.


Clementine

1. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Oceana District, taken on 12 Apr 1930, Page 193B, Family #132.
Listed as Clementine Chambers, age 61, born in WV, married at 51, in household of husband,
George Chambers.


Bilton Brown

1. Ancestry.com Web Site, Lloyd Brown search, 12 Oct 2001, submitted by Dwayne
Gabriel, dwayneg@onemain.com
Lloyd Brown; born on 24 Jul 1856 in Wyoming Co, WV; died on 4 Sep 1938 in
Wyoming Co, WV; buried in Harless Cemetery, Wyoming Co, WV; married Ethel C.
Browning, daughter of Nathaniel and Margaret Browning, on 22 Jan 1875 in
Logan Co, WV.
Bilton Brown, son, born in 1880 in Wyoming Co, WV.
2. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Oceana District, taken on 21 Jun 1900, Page 277A, Family #227.
Listed as Bilton Brown, age 20, born in Jun1879, in WV, in household of father, Lloyd Brown.
3. Logan Co, WV; WW I Draft Registration Card #440; Logan, WV Draft Board; 12 Sep 1918.
Bilton Brown; age 39; born on 8 Jun 1881; living at Blair, Logan Co, WV; miner; nearest relative,
Ellen E. Brown, wife; tall with slender build; brown eyes, yellow hair.


James Ellery Brown

1. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Oceana District, taken on 23 Apr 1910, Page 267B, Family #133.
Listed as Elra Brown, age 8, born in WV, in household of father, Noah Brown.
2. 1920 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Slab Fork District, taken on 11/12 Feb 1920, Page 272A, Family #106.
Listed as Elery Brown, age 18, born in WV, in household of father, Noah J, Brown.
3. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Slab Fork District, Glen Rogers, taken on 17 Apr 1930, Page 244A,
Family #308.
Listed as Verna Brown, age 29, born in WV, coal mine laborer, in household of father, Noah Brown.
4. Wyoming Co, WV Death Certificate #17788; WV Archives Web Site.
James Ellery Brown; age 38 yrs, 2 mons 10days; born on 21 Sep 1900 at Cyclone, Wyoming Co,
WV; married, husband of Ellan Cook; coal miner; son of Noah J. and Cora Brooks Brown; died on
1 Dec 1938 of mine accident, crushed; buried on 3 Dec 1938 in Oceana; informant, Azel Brown
(brother).


Marvin H. Walker

1. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
Oceana District, Family #120.
Listed as Marvin Walker, age 10, in household of father, Thompson Walker.
2. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Oceana District, taken on 5 May 1910, Page 275B, Family #256.
Listed as Marvin H. Walker, age 20, born in WV, married once for 1 yr, farmer, head of household.
3. 1920 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Oceana District, taken on 10 Jan 1920, Page 229B, Family #91.
Listed as Marvin Walker, age 31, born in WV, divorced, in household of mother, Martilia Walker Walker.
4. Wyoming Co, WV; WW I Draft Registration Card #773; Pineville, WV Draft Board; 5 Jun 1917.
Murvan Walker; age 37; born on 27 Auh 1889 in Wyoming Co, WV; living at Edith, WV; "working on
grade" for Redd & Vaughn at Jesse, WV; single; tall with stout build; blue eyes and brown hair.
5. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Oceana District, taken on 12 Apr 1930, Page 193B, Family #133.
Listed as Marvin Walker, age 40, born in WV, married at 30, general store merchant, head of
household.


Nina Jean Brown

1. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
Oceana District, Family #290.
Listed as Nina J. Brown, age 1, in household of father, Noah Brown.
2. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Oceana District, taken on 23 Apr 1910, Page 267B, Family #133.
Listed as Nina Brown, age 10, born in WV, in household of father, Noah Brown.
3. 1920 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Slab Fork District, taken on 11/12 Feb 1920, Page 272A, Family #106.
Listed as Nina Brown, age 10, born in WV, in household of father, Noah J, Brown.
4. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Oceana District, taken on 12 Apr 1930, Page 193B, Family #133.
Listed as Nina Walker, age 30, born in WV, married at 20, in household of husband, Marvin H. Walker.


Glenn Stewart

1. Social Security Death Index; LDS Web Site.
Glenn Stewart; born on 17 Apr 1916; died in Nov 1980; living at McGraws, Wyoming Co, WV at death.


Coleen Brown

1. 1920 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Oceana District, taken on 5 Jan 1920, Page 225B, Family #20.
Listed as Unnamed female Brown, age 1 mon, born in WV, in household of father, Lacy H. Brown.
2. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Center District, taken on 5 May 1930, Page 149A, Family #71.
Listed as Coline Brown, age 10, born in WV, in household of father, Lacy H. Brown.
3. "The Register Herald", Beckley, WV, Wednesday 9 Nov 2005, Newspaper Obit.
"Colleen B. Stewart, 85, formerly of McGraws, passed away Sunday, Nov. 6, 2005

"She was born Dec. 27, 1919, at Keyrock, the daughter of the late Lacy Harper Brown and the late Minnie Worn Hill Brown. "Colleen loved to spend time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren and shopping, and keeping up with Wyoming East sports. "She was a Christian. "Other than her parents, Colleen was preceded in death by her husband, Glenn Stewart; three brothers, Basil Brown, Claire Brown and Donald Brown; three sisters, Norma Dickson, Gwenith Tabor, and Phyllis Kelly; and a granddaughter, Lori Stewart. "Those left to cherish her memory are her loving daughter, Brenda Daniel and husband, Terry, of Fairdale; two sons, Wendell Stewart and wife, Marilyn, of Cheyenne, Wyo., and Timothy Stewart of Beckley; 10 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; a great-great-grandchild; and many nieces and nephews. "The family would like to thank Elite Home Health Care, Shashikant Bhavsar, M.D., D. Patnaik, Surgeon, Mustafa Rahim, M.D., Yolanda Santos, M.D., Heartland of Beckley and SunBridge Pine Lodge, Beckley. "Service will be 11 a.m. Friday at Blue Ridge Funeral Home Chapel, 5251 Robert C. Byrd Drive, Beckley, with the Rev. Gordon Ross and the Rev. Juddy Hurst officiating. Burial will follow in Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens, Beckley..."


Phyllis Brown

1. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Center District, taken on 5 May 1930, Page 149A, Family #71.
Listed as Phyllis Brown, age 8, born in WV, in household of father, Lacy H. Brown.


Gwenith Brown

1. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Center District, taken on 5 May 1930, Page 149A, Family #71.
Listed as Gwina Brown, age 9, born in WV, in household of father, Lacy H. Brown.
2. Social Security Death Index; LDS Web Site.
Gwenith Tabor; born on 26 Nov 1921; died on 25 Dec 2000; living at Churchville, Harford, MD at death.


Elmer Dixon

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1938); Page 478; WV Archives Web Site.
Elmer Dickson; age 24; born in Ashe Co, NC; single; living at Ravencliffe, WV; son of J. Lester and
Pearl I. Dickson; married on 15 Oct 1938 at Glen Rogers, WV; Norma Fay Brown; age 21; born in
Maben, WV; single; living at Tipple, WV; daughter of Lacy R. and Minnie Brown.


Norma Fay Brown

1. 1920 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Oceana District, taken on 5 Jan 1920, Page 225B, Family #20.
Listed as Norma Brown, age 2 yrs, 1 mon, born in WV, in household of father, Lacy H. Brown.
2. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Center District, taken on 5 May 1930, Page 149A, Family #71.
Listed as Norma Brown, age 14, born in WV, in household of father, Lacy H. Brown.
3. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1938); Page 478; WV Archives Web Site.
Elmer Dickson; age 24; born in Ashe Co, NC; single; living at Ravencliffe, WV; son of J. Lester and
Pearl I. Dickson; married on 15 Oct 1938 at Glen Rogers, WV; Norma Fay Brown; age 21; born in
Maben, WV; single; living at Tipple, WV; daughter of Lacy R. and Minnie Brown.