McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV; Families and Individuals

Notes


T.W. Cook

1. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Oceana District, taken on 22 Apr 1930, Page 201A, Family #269.
Listed as T.W. Cook, age 64, born in WV, married at 32, farmer, head of household.


Lula Garfield Cook

1. "Births of Wyoming Co, WV...", Haga, 1882.
Luly Cooke was born on 15 Mar 1882 to Pemberton and Ellie Cooke
2. "Marriage Records of Wyoming Co, WV...", Vol 5, No 278, Haga, page 70.
Elbert Bascoms Workman, age 20, son of Z.D. and M.M. Workman, married on 23
Apr 1898 Lula Garfield Cooke, age 17, daughter of Pemberton and Ella Cooke.
3. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Oceana District, taken on 16 Jun 1900, Page 273B, Family #172.
Listed as Lula Workman, age 18, born in WV in Mar 1882, married 2 years, 1 child, 1 living, in
household of husband, Elbert B. Workman.
4. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Center District, Pineville, taken on 17 May 1910, Page 232B,
Family #14.
Listed as Lula G. Workman, age 28, born in WV, married 12 yrs, in household of husband, Elbert B.
Workman.
5. 1920 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Oceana District, taken on 7 Jan 1920, Page 227A, Family #49.
Listed as Lula Workman, age 37, born in WV, in household of husband, Elbert B. Workman.
6. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Oceana District, taken on 22 Apr 1930, Page 201A, Family #268.
Listed as Lula Cook, age 48, born in WV, married at 16, in household of husband, T.W. Cook.


Bessie B. Workman

1. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Center District, Pineville, taken on 17 May 1910, Page 232B,
Family #14.
Listed as Bessie B. Workman, age 6 mons, born in WV, in household of father, Elbert B. Workman.
2. 1920 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Oceana District, taken on 7 Jan 1920, Page 227B, Family #49.
Listed as Bessie Workman, age 10 yrs, 3 mons, born in WV, in household of father, Elbert B. Workman.
3. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Oceana District, taken on 22 Apr 1930, Page 201A, Family #269.
Listed as Bessie Workman, age 20, born in WV, divorced, head of household.


Juanita Workman

1. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Oceana District, taken on 22 Apr 1930, Page 201A, Family #269.
Listed as Juanita Workman, age 3, born in WV, in household of mother, Bessie B. Workman.


George W. Cook

1. "Births of Wyoming Co, WV...", Haga, 1876.
George Cooke was born on 8 Aug 1876 to Eliza Cooke, reported by
grandfather William A. Cooke.
2. 1880 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, compiled by William A. Marsh, Vol 4, page 710.
Oceana Township, page 014.
Listed as George W. Cooke, age 4, in household of grandfather, William Cooke.
3. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
Oceana District, Family #184.
Listed as George Cooke, age 24, in household of mother, Eliza Cooke.
4. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Oceana District, taken on 28 Apr 1910; Page 269B, Family #167.
Listed as George Cook, age 33; born in WV, married once for 1 yr, farmer, head of household.
5. Wyoming Co, WV Web Site, Cemeteries
http://members.aol.com/jlcooke2/cemetery.htm
George Cook; born on 8 Aug 1876; died on 7 Aug 1924; buried in William Walker
Cemetery, Oceana, Wyoming Co, WV.


Linenne Addora Walker

1. 1880 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, compiled by William A. Marsh, Vol 4, page 753.
Oceana Township, page 012.
Listed as Lienvenie Walker, age 7, in household of father, James B. Walker.
2. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Oceana District, taken on 5 Jun 1900, Page 266A, Family #40.
Listed as Adora Walker, age 27, born in WV in Jul 1872, single, in household of father, James B.
Walker.
3. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Oceana District, taken on 28 Apr 1910; Page 269B, Family #167.
Listed as Dora Cook, age 34; born in WV, married once for 1 yr, 2 children, both living, in household
of husband, George W. Cook.
4. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Oceana District, Page 195A, Family #164.
Listed as Dora Cook, age 57, born in WV, widow, head of household.
5. Wyoming Co, WV Web Site, Cemeteries
http://members.aol.com/jlcooke2/cemetery.htm
Linenne Addora Cook; born on 7 Jul 1872; died in 19??; "Wife of George
Cook"; buried in William Walker Cemetery, Oceana, Wyoming Co, WV.


Seldon Cook

1. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Oceana District, taken on 28 Apr 1910; Page 269B, Family #167.
Listed as Seldon Cook, age 9 mons; born in WV, in household of father, George W. Cook.
2. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Oceana District, Page 195A, Family #164.
Listed as Seldon Cook, age 20, born in WV, in household of mother, Dora Cook Cook.


Carson Cook

1. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Oceana District, Page 195A, Family #164.
Listed as Carson Cook, age 18, born in WV, in household of mother, Dora Cook Cook.


Ula Preston Christian

1. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Clear Fork District, taken on 12 Jun 1900, Page 249A, Family #86.
Listed as Ula P. Christian, age 12, born in WV in Dec 1887, in household of father, Andrew
Christian.
2. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Clear Fork District, taken on 29 Apr 1910, Page 245B, Family #165.
Listed as Uly Christian, age 22, born in WV, in household of father, Andrew P. Christian.
3. 1920 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Clear Fork District, taken on 19/20 Jan 1920, Page 209B, Family #91.
Listed as Ula P. Christian, age 32, born in WV, in household of father, Andrew P. Christian.
4. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1925); Page 85; WV Archives Web Site.
U.P. Christian; age 37; born in Wyoming Co, WV; single; carpenter; living at Uno, WV; son of Pat and
Louvenia; married on 23 May 1925 at Welch, WV; Euarka J. Trent; age 37; born in Wyoming Co, WV;
single; daughter of Humphrey and Arminda.
5. Wyoming Co, WV; Death Registry; Vol #__(1965); Page 25; WV Archives Web Site.
Ula Preston Christian; age 77 yrs, 2 mons, 5 days; born on 22 Dec 1997 in WV; married; retired
minister; son of Pat and Louvinia Christian; died on 27 Feb 1965 at Simon, WV from suffocation,
inhalation of smoke, house burned; buried on 2 Mar 1965 in Trent Cemetery; informant, Donald R.
Craft, Simon.
6. Wyoming Co, WV Web Site; Cemeteries, Palm Memorial Gardens, Matheney; "The RoseGarden"
Ula Preston Christian; born on 16 Dec 1887; died on 27 Feb 1965; "WV Sgt US Army WW I"; buried
here.


Eureka Jane Trent

1. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Clear Fork District, taken on 16 Jun 1900, Page 254A, Family #161.
Listed as Enorkey? Trent, age 12, born in Feb 1888 in WV, in household of father, Humphrey Trent.
2. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Clear Fork District, taken on 27/28 Apr 1910, Page 244A, Family #140.
Listed as Eureka Trent, age 20, born in WV, in household of father, Humphrey Trent.
3. 1920 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Clear Fork District, taken on 7/8 Jan 1920,
Page 205B, Family #36.
Listed as Enorka J. Trent, age 27, born in WV, in household of father, Humphrey Trent.
4. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1925); Page 85; WV Archives Web Site.
U.P. Christian; age 37; born in Wyoming Co, WV; single; carpenter; living at Uno, WV; son of Pat and
Louvenia; married on 23 May 1925 at Welch, WV; Euarka J. Trent; age 37; born in Wyoming Co, WV;
single; daughter of Humphrey and Arminda.
5. Wyoming Co, WV; Death Registry; Vol #__(1965); Page 24; WV Archives Web Site.
Euorka Christian; age 72 yrs, 2 days; born on 25 Feb 1887 at Simon, WV; married; daughter of
Humphrey and Arminda Trent; died on 27 Feb 1965 at Simon, WV from suffocation, inhalation of
smoke, house burned; buried on 2 Mar 1965 in Trent Cemetery; informant, Donald R. Craft.
6. Wyoming Co, WV Web Site; Cemeteries, Palm Memorial Gardens, Matheney; "The RoseGarden"
Euoka Jane Trent Christian; born on 25 Feb 1887; died on 27 Feb 1965; buried here.


William Powell Brooks

1. "Reference Book of Wyoming County History", Mary K. Bowman, page 388.
Children were: Roy, Pate, Dan, Crockett, Powell and Susie.
2. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
Slab Fork District, Family #47.
Listed as James Powell (_________), age 9, in household of father, James R.
Brooks.
3. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Slab Fork District, taken on 11/12 May 1910, Page 294A,
Family #262.
Listed as Powell Brooks; age 19; born in WV; in household of father, James R. Brooks.
4. Wyoming Co, WV; WW I Draft Registration Card #189; Pineville, WV Draft Board; 5 Jun 1917.
Powell Brooks; age 27; born on 2 July 1890 in Wyoming Co, WV; living at Jesse, WV; assistant
postmaster employed by J.J. Cook at Jesse, WV; married; dependent wife; exemption claimed for
"Hopeless condition, wife of assign"; medium height with stout build; blue eyes and black hair.
5. 1920 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Oceana District, taken on 7/8 Jan 1920, Page 227B, Family #52.
Listed as William P. Brooks; age 29, born in WV, public school teacher, head of household.
6. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Oceana District, taken on 24 Apr 1930, Page 201B, Family #277.
Listed as Powell Brooks, age 39, born in WV, married at 24, public school teacher, head of household.


Verna Cook

1. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Oceana District, taken on 16 Jun 1900, Page 273A, Family #160.
Listed as Vernie Cooke, age 5, born in WV in Jun 1894, in household of father, James J. Cooke.
2. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Oceana District, taken on 10 May 1910, Page 278B, Family #309.
Listed as Verna Cook, age 14, born in WV, in household of father, James J. Cook.
3. 1920 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Oceana District, taken on 7/8 Jan 1920, Page 227B, Family #52.
Listed as Verna Brooks; age 26, born in WV, in household of husband, William P. Brooks.
4. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Oceana District, taken on 24 Apr 1930, Page 201B, Family #277.
Listed as Verna Brooks, age 35, born in WV, married at 20, in household of husband, William P.
Brooks.


Helen E. Brooks

1. 1920 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Oceana District, taken on 7/8 Jan 1920, Page 227B, Family #52.
Listed as Helen E. Brooks; age 2 yrs, 2 mons, born in WV, in household of father, William P. Brooks.
2. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Oceana District, taken on 24 Apr 1930, Page 201B, Family #277.
Listed as Helen E. Brooks, age 12, born in WV, in household of father, William P. Brooks.


Herbert Cook

1. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Oceana District, taken on 16 Jun 1900, Page 273A, Family #160.
Listed as Herbert Cooke, age 3, born in WV in Feb 1897, in household of father, James J. Cooke.
2. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Oceana District, taken on 10 May 1910, Page 278B, Family #309.
Listed as Herbert Cook, age 12, born in WV, in household of father, James J. Cook.
3. 1920 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Oceana District, taken on 7/8 Jan 1920, Page 227B, Family #53.
Listed as Herbert Cook, age 22, born in WV, in household of father, James J. Cook.
4. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Oceana District, taken on 24 Apr 1930, Page 201B, Family #279.
Listed as Herbert Cook, age 33, born in WV, married at 36, farmer, head of household.
5. Social Security Death Index; LDS Web Site.
Herbert Cook; born on 5 Feb 1897; died in Feb 1973; living at Jesse, Wyoming Co, WV at death.


Ruby Sanders

1. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Oceana District, taken on 24 Apr 1930, Page 201B, Family #279.
Listed as Ruby Cook, age 25, born in WV, married at 18, in household of husband, Herbert Cook.
2. Social Security Death Index; LDS Web Site
Ruby Cook; born on 31 Jan 1904; died in May 1978; living at Jesse, Wyoming Co, WV at death.


Betty Ruth Cook

1. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Oceana District, taken on 24 Apr 1930, Page 201B, Family #279.
Listed as Ruth Cook, age 3, born in WV, in household of father, Herbert Cook.


Jo Ann Cook

1. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Oceana District, taken on 24 Apr 1930, Page 201B, Family #279.
Listed as Joan Cook, age 1, born in WV, in household of father, Herbert Cook.


Delbert Gilbert Bowden

1. 1880 Census, Cabell Co, WV, McComas District, taken on 23 Jun 1880, Page 117A, Family #145.
Listed as Gilbert Bowden, age not given, born in not given, in household of Benjamin L. Perry, with
mother, Cynthia Bowden, servant.
2. 1880 Census, Cabell Co, WV, McComas District, taken on 24 Jun 1880, Page 118A, Family #150.
Listed as Gilbert Bowden, age 6, born WV, in household of Benjamin L. Perry, with
mother, Cynthia Bowden, servant.
(Apparently, census taker listed several families twice on the two referenced pages)
3. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Oceana District, taken on 10 May 1910, Page 278A, Family #301.
Listed as Delbert G. Bowden; age 38, born in WV, married once for 2 yrs, farmer, head of household.
4. 1920 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Oceana District, taken on 7/8 Jan 1920, Page 227B, Family #50.
Listed as Delbert Bowden; age 48, born in WV, farmer, head of household.
5. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Oceana District, taken on 24 Apr 1930, Page 201B, Family #280.
Listed as D.G. Bowden, age 62, born in WV, widowed, farmer, head of household.
6. Wyoming Co, WV Death Certificate #11360; WV Archives Web Site.
Delbert Gilbert Bowden; age 79 yrs, 3 mons, 19 days; born on 7 Apr 1869 in Lincoln Co, WV;
widowed; son of Synthia Bowden; died on 26 Jul 1948 in rural Kopperston, Wyoming Co, WV of
intestinal cancer; buried on 28 Jul 1948 in Bowden Cemetery, Jesse, WV; informant, Virgil Bowden
(son), Kopperston.


Letha Cook

1. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Oceana District, taken on 10 May 1910, Page 278A, Family #301.
Listed as Lethie Bowden; age 33, born in WV, married once for 2 yrs,1 child, 1 liviing, in household
of husband, Delbert G. Bowden.
2. 1920 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Oceana District, taken on 7/8 Jan 1920, Page 227B, Family #50.
Listed as Lethie Bowden; age 41, born in WV, in household of husband, Delbert G. Bowden.


Virgil Bowden

1. 1920 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Oceana District, taken on 7/8 Jan 1920, Page 227B, Family #50.
Listed as Virgil Bowden; age 8 yrs, 9 mons, born in WV, in household of father, Delbert G. Bowden.
2. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Oceana District, taken on 24 Apr 1930, Page 201B, Family #280.
Listed as Virgil Bowden, age 18, born in WV, in household of father, Delbert G. Bowden.
4. Social Security Death Index; LDS Web Site.
Virgil Bowden; born on 3 Mar 1911; died on 17 Feb 1999; living at Kopperston, Wyoming Co, WV
at death.


Basil Bowden

1. 1920 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Oceana District, taken on 7/8 Jan 1920, Page 227B, Family #50.
Listed as Basil Bowden; age 4 yrs, 10 mons, born in WV, in household of father, Delbert G. Bowden.
2. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Oceana District, taken on 24 Apr 1930, Page 201B, Family #280.
Listed as Basil Bowden, age 14, born in WV, in household of father, Delbert G. Bowden.


Tracy Bowden

1. 1920 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Oceana District, taken on 7/8 Jan 1920, Page 227B, Family #50.
Listed as Tracy Bowden; age 2 yrs, 4 mons, born in WV, in household of father, Delbert G. Bowden.
2. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Oceana District, taken on 24 Apr 1930, Page 201B, Family #280.
Listed as Tracy Bowden, age 12, born in WV, in household of father, Delbert G. Bowden.


Ruhama McMillen

1. 1870 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Oceana Township, Oceana, taken on 4 Jul 1870, Page 588B,
Family #25.
Listed as Ruhama McMillen, age 5, born in WV, in household of mother, Juliet Lafferty McMillen.
2. "Marriage Records of Wyoming...", Vol 3. No 40, Haga, page 11.
Harvey Blankenship, age 30, born in Pike Co, KY, married Ruhamy McMillian,
age 20, on 4 Aug 1886. They were married at Judith McMillian's.
3. 1880 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Slab Fork Township, taken on 19 Jun 1880, Page 539A, Family #97.
Listed as Ruhama McMillen, age 15, in household of grandfather, Dudley McMillen, with her mother,
Juliet Lafferty McMillen.
4. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
Slab Fork District, Family #49.
Listed as Ruhamie MackMillion, age 29, in household of mother, Julia McMillen.
5. 1920 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Oceana District, taken on 5/7 Jan 1920, Page 226B, Family #35.
Listed as Ruhama Allen, age 60, born in VA, single, farmer, head of household.
6. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Oceana District, taken on 24 Apr 1930, Page 201B, Family #282.
Listed as Ruhama McMillon, age 60, born in WV, single, in household son-in-law of Charles
Shortage.


Charles Shortage

1. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Oceana District, taken on 24 Apr 1930, Page 201B, Family #282.
Listed as Charlie Shortage, age 34, born in WV, married at 29, farmer, head of household.


Mary Allen

1. 1920 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Oceana District, taken on 5/7 Jan 1920, Page 226B, Family #35.
Listed as Mary Allen, age 30, born in VA, single, in household of mother, Ruhama McMillen Allen.
2. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Oceana District, taken on 24 Apr 1930, Page 201B, Family #282.
Listed as Mary Shortage, age 34, born in WV, married at 29, in household of husband, Charles
Shortage.


Goldie Shortage

1. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Oceana District, taken on 24 Apr 1930, Page 201B, Family #282.
Listed as Goldie Shortage, age 3, born in WV, in household of father, Charles Shortage.


Mary Allen

1. 1920 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Oceana District, taken on 5/7 Jan 1920, Page 226B, Family #35.
Listed as Mary Allen, age 30, born in VA, single, in household of mother, Ruhama McMillen Allen.
2. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Oceana District, taken on 24 Apr 1930, Page 201B, Family #282.
Listed as Mary Shortage, age 34, born in WV, married at 29, in household of husband, Charles
Shortage.


Julia Allen

1. 1920 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Oceana District, taken on 5/7 Jan 1920, Page 226B, Family #35.
Listed as Julie Allen, age 6 yrs, 7 mons, born in WV, in household of grandmother, Ruhama
McMillen Allen.
2. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Oceana District, taken on 24 Apr 1930, Page 201B, Family #282.
Listed as Julia Shortage, age 16, born in WV, in household of step-father, Charles Shortage.


Theodore Edward "Ted" Allen

1. 1920 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Oceana District, taken on 5/7 Jan 1920, Page 226B, Family #35.
Listed as Edward Allen, age 4 yrs, 1 mon, born in WV, in household of grandmother, Ruhama
McMillen Allen.
2. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Oceana District, taken on 24 Apr 1930, Page 201B, Family #282.
Listed as Ted Shortage, age 13, born in WV, in household of step-father, Charles Shortage.


Ophelia Allen

1. 1920 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Oceana District, taken on 5/7 Jan 1920, Page 226B, Family #35.
Listed as Ophelia Allen, age 1 yr, 6 mons, born in WV, in household of grandmother, Ruhama
McMillen Allen.
2. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Oceana District, taken on 24 Apr 1930, Page 201B, Family #282.
Listed as Felia Shortage, age 12, born in WV, in household of step-father, Charles Shortage.