McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families and Individuals

Notes


Willie E. Morgan

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Registry Book #______(1946); Page 465.
Willie E. Morgan; age 24; born and living at Fanrock, WV; son of Alex and Gertrude Morgan;
married on 9 May 1946 at Pineville, WV; Helen Ruth Rose; age 17; born and living at Fanrock, WV;
daughter of Frank and Lear Rose.


Helen Ruth Rose

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; browns Creek District; taken on 17 Apr 1930; Page 76B;
Family #211.
Listed as Hellen R. Rose; age 1 yr, 5 mons; born in WV; in household of father, Frank Rose.
2. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Registry Book #______(1946); Page 465.
Willie E. Morgan; age 24; born and living at Fanrock, WV; son of Alex and Gertrude Morgan;
married on 9 May 1946 at Pineville, WV; Helen Ruth Rose; age 17; born and living at Fanrock, WV;
daughter of Frank and Lear Rose.


Adam Roberts

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Registry Book #______(1956); Page 145.
Adam Roberts; age 25; born at Hensley, WV; single; living at Davy, WV; son of Mose and Pite Roberts;
married on 3 Mar 1956 at Baileysville, WV; Juanita Rose; age 18; born on Huff Creek, WV; single;
living at Fanrock, WV; daughter of Frank and Lear Rose.


Juanita Rose

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Registry Book #______(1956); Page 145.
Adam Roberts; age 25; born at Hensley, WV; single; living at Davy, WV; son of Mose and Pite Roberts;
married on 3 Mar 1956 at Baileysville, WV; Juanita Rose; age 18; born on Huff Creek, WV; single;
living at Fanrock, WV; daughter of Frank and Lear Rose.


Ella Mae Blankenship

1. "Heritage of Wyoming County, WV", WGS, 1995, "Jane Blankenship (Cook)" article, page 100,
submitted by Jane Blankenship Cook.
Drewrey Jess Blankenship; born on 8 Jan 1907; died on 4 Nov 1980; son of Gideon and Rebecca Pendry
Blankenship; married Mary Elizabeth Shrewsbury, daughter of Jack and Rebecca Lester Shrewsbury.
Daughter, Ella Mae Blankenship; born on 10 Nov 1929.


Ulysses Grant Bishop

1. 1880 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Huff Creek District; taken on 6 Jun 1880; Page 519D;
Family #33/33.
Listed as Grant Bishop: age 8; born in WV (sic, NC); boarder, in household of Henry Toler.
2. "Marriage Records of Wyoming Co, WV...", Vol 4, No 236, Haga, page 7.
Grant Bishop, age 22, born in Logan Co, WV (sic, NC); married Julia Allen, age 19,
born in Raleigh Co, WV, daughter of Della Manning (step-father J.F. manning).
3. 1910 Census, Mercer Co, WV, Rock District, Hiawatha Precinct; taken on 30 Jan 1910, Page 251B,
Family #525.
Listed as Grant Bishop, age 48, born in NC, coal miner, head of household.
4. 1920 Census, Mercer Co, WV; Rock District; Hiawatha; taken on 30 Jan 1920; Page 251B;
Family #525/540.
Listed as Grant Bishop; age 48; born in NC; married; coal miner; head of household.
5. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Barkers Ridge District; taken on 30 Apr 1930, Page 135A,
Family #473.
Listed as Grant Bishop, age 59 (sic, 69), born in NC, married at 34, coal miner, head of household.
6. Wyoming Co, WV Marriage Registry Book#_____(1937); Page 156; WV Archives Web Site.
Grant Bishop; age 66; born in NC; widowed; living in Bud; son of George and Matilda Bishop;
married on 6 Jul 1937; Matilda Bishop; age 65; born in Wyoming Co, WV; living at Bud, WV.
7. Cabell Co, WV Death Certificate #5703; WV Archives Web Site.
Grant Bishop; age 83; born in NC; widowed; retired laborer; living at Bud, Wyoming Co, WV; son of
deceased parents; died on 22 May 1952 in the State Hospital, Huntington, Cabell Co, WV; after a 3
month stay; from chronic myocarditis with generalized arteriosclerosis and senile psychosis; buried
on 25 May 1952 at Mullens, WV.


Bessie Pearl Caroway

1. 1910 Census, Mercer Co, WV, Rock District, Hiawatha Precinct; taken on 30 Jan 1910, Page 251B,
Family #525.
Listed as Bessie Bishop, age 29, born in TN, in household of husband, Grant Bishop.
2. 1920 Census, Mercer Co, WV; Rock District; Hiawatha; taken on 30 Jan 1920; Page 251B;
Family #525/540.
Listed as Bessie Bishop; age 29 (sic, 39); born in TN; married; in household of husband, Grant
Bishop.
3. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Barkers Ridge District, taken on 30 Apr 1930, Page 135A,
Family #473.
Listed as Bessie Bishop, age 39(sic, 49), born in TN, married at 14, in household of husband,
Grant Bishop.
4. Wyoming Co, WV Death Certificate #3164; WV Archives Web Site.
Bessie Peral Bishop; age 45 yrs, 9 mons, 22 days; born on 28 May 1890; married, wife of Grant
Bishop; daughter of Lark and Ellen Shell Caroway; died on 20 Feb 1935 in the Mullens Hospital,
Mullens, Wyoming Co, WV of pneumonia; buried in Malone Cemetery; informant, Fannie May Bishop.


Viney Bishop

1. 1910 Census, Mercer Co, WV, Rock District, Hiawatha Precinct; taken on 30 Jan 1910, Page 251B,
Family #525.
Listed as Viney Bishop, age 7, born in WV, in household of father, Grant Bishop.
2. 1920 Census, Mercer Co, WV; Rock District; Hiawatha; taken on 30 Jan 1920; Page 251B;
Family #525/540.
Listed as Viney Bishop; age 7; born in WV; in household of father, Grant Bishop.


Fannie Mae Bishop

1. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Barkers Ridge District, taken on 30 Apr 1930, Page 135A,
Family #473.
Listed as Fannie Bishop, age 18, born in WV, in household of father, Grant Bishop.


Ellen Shell

1. 1910 Census, Mercer Co, WV, Rock District, Hiawatha Precinct; taken on 30 Jan 1910, Page 251B,
Family #524.
Listed as Ellen Oasus, age 60, born in TN, in household of son, Leon Caroway.
2. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Barkers Ridge District, taken on 30 Apr 1930, Page 135A,
Family #473.
Listed as Ellen Oasus, age 70 (sic, 80), born in TN, widow, in household of son-in-law, Grant Bishop.


John Riley Bishop

1. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Browns Creek District, page 123A, Family 72.
Listed as John Riley Bishop, age 18, in household of father, Harvey Bishop.
2. Wyoming Co, WV Marriage Registry Book#_____(1903); Page 65; WV Archives Web Site.
John Bishop; age 21; born Wyoming Co, WV; married on 17 Jul 1903 at R. Workman's; Mary Jane
Mitchem; age 21; born in Wyoming Co, WV; daughter of Elcanah and Stacey Mitchem.
3. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; taken on 2 May 1910; Page 119A;
Family #297.
Listed as John Bishop; age 28; born in WV; married once for 8 yrs; farmer; head of household.
4. McDowell Co, WV; WW I Draft Registration Card #3105; Welch, WV Draft Board; 12 Sep 1918.
John Riley Bishop; age 41; "does not know birth date"; living at Caples, McDowell Co, WV; farmer;
nearest relative, Mary Jane Bishop; medium height and build; brown eyes and brown hair.
5. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Mohegan; taken on 2 Apr 1930; Page 65B;
Family #45.
Listed as John Bishop; age 49; born in WV; married at 23; head of household.
6. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Mohegan; E.D. 24-37; taken on 5/6 Apr
1940; Page 747B; Image 8 of 35; Household #62.
Listed as John Bishop; age 65; born in WV; married; no education; lived in McDowell Co,
WV; on 1 Apr 1935; road worker for state road commission; head of household.
7. McDowell Co, WV Death Certificate #4682; WV Archives Web Site.
John Riley Bishop; age 65; born in Wyoming Co, WV; retired; widowed; son of Harve and Nancy
Bishop Bishop; died on 9 Mar 1951 at Big Jenny, rural McDowell Co, WV of heart attack; buried
on 12 Mar 1951 in Iaeger Memorial Cemetery; informant, Paris Bishop.
8. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls: 25 Jul 2014.
John Riley Bishop; born in Jan 1881; died 10 Mar 1951; buried here; headstone photo shown.


Mary Jane Mitchem

1. 1880 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, compiled by William A. Marsh, Vol 4, page 732.
Center Township, page 017.
Listed as Mary J. Mitchem, age 4, in household of father, Elkana Mitchem.
2. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
Center District, Family #233.
Listed as Mary J. Mitchem, age 23, in household of father, Elkena Mitchem.
3. Wyoming Co, WV Marriage Registry Book#_____(1903); Page 65; WV Archives Web Site.
John Bishop; age 21; born Wyoming Co, WV; married on 17 Jul 1903 at R. Workman's; Mary Jane
Mitchem; age 21; born in Wyoming Co, WV; daughter of Elcanah and Stacey Mitchem.
4. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; taken on 2 May 1910; Page 119A;
Family #297.
Listed as Mary Bishop; age 28 (sic); born in WV; married once for 8 yrs; 4 children, all living;
in household of husband, John R. Bishop.
5. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Mohegan; taken on 2 Apr 1930; Page 65B;
Family #45.
Listed as Mary J. Bishop; age 53; born in WV; married at 27; in household of husband, John R. Bishop.
6. Wyoming Co, WV Death Certificate #7502; WV Archives Web Site.
Mary Jane Bishop; age 66?; born in Wyoming Co, WV; living at Mohegan, McDowell Co, WV;
married, wife of John Riley Bishop; daughter of Elcanah and Stacy Green Mitchem; died on 20
May 1938 at Wolfpen, Wyoming Co, WV of apaplexy; buried on 22 May 1938in Caples Cemetery
(McDowell Co, WV); informant, Amos Bishop, Mohegan, WV.


Okey Bishop

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Mohegan; taken on 2 Apr 1930; Page 66A;
Family #45.
Listed as Okie Bishop; age 16; born in WV; in household of father, John R. Bishop.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #18607; WV Archives Web Site.
Okey Bishop; age 23 yrs, 9 mons, 1 day; born on 30 Mar 1913 at Capels, WV; single; PWA laborer;
living at Mohegan, WV; son of John and Mary Jane (Mitchem) Bishop; died on 31 Dec 1936 in the
Welch Emergency Hospital, Welch, McDowell Co, WV from pneumonia; buried on 2 Jan 1937 at
Capels, WV; informant, John Bishop, Mohegan, WV.
3. "Bluefield Daily Telegraph"; Bluefield, WV; 1 Jan 1937; Page 7; Newspapers.com Website.
"OKIE BISHOP; MOHEGAN.
IS PNEUMOMA VICTIM
"Okie Bishop, 23-year—old Mohe-
gan youth. died in a Welch hospital
Wednesday o: pneumonia. Although
in ill health for the past few
months, he centracted the lung
aument Monday and succumbed at
3:30 yesterday morning.
"He is survived by his parents;
three sisters, Mrs. Florence Mullins
of Davy. Mrs. Bessie Blankenbecker
o! Keystone and Mrs. Velva Ashby
of Wo}! Pen; and three brothers.
Amos. Elbert and Paris Bishop. all
of Mahegan.
"The Rev. John Lane win conduct,
lunare.! services for Mr. Bishop Sat-
urday afternoon at. the home of his
parents. Interment will be in the
Capels cemetery."


Hubert Bishop

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Mohegan; taken on 2 Apr 1930; Page 66A;
Family #45.
Listed as Hubert Bishop; age 7; born in WV; in household of father, John R. Bishop.


Elisha Noah Bishop

1. 1850 Census, Lawrence Co, KY, taken 28 Sep 1850, Page 120B, Image 142 of 150;
Family #936/954.
Listed as Elisha Bishop, age 2, in household of father, Henry Bishop.
2. 1860 Census, Wyoming Co, VA (WV); Morgan Valley PO; taken on 16 Aug 1960; Page 721;
Image 76 of 77; Family #498/439.
Listed as Elisha Bishop; age 12; born in VA; in household of father, Henry Bishop.
3. "Marriage Records of McDowell Co, WV,...", page 1.
Elisha Bishop, age 19, married on 11 Jan 1867 Rebecca Harris, age 16.
Born in Lawrence Co, KY, parents were Henry and Lucinda Bishop.
4. 1870 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Elkhorn District, page 11, Family #61.
Listed as Elisha Bishop, age 21, as head of household, a farm laborer.
5. 1880 Census, McDowell Co, WV, compiled by William A. Marsh, Vol 9, page 764.
Elkhorn Township, page 001.
Listed as Elisha Bishop, age 32, head of household, a farmer.
6. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Huff Creek District, taken on 6 Jun 1900; Page 258B;
Family #58/61.
Listed as Elisha Bishop; age 56; born in KY in Mar 1844; farmer; head of household.
7. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Huff Creek District; taken on 20 Apr 1910; Page 251A; Family #20.
Listed as Elisha Bishop; age 66; born in KY; married twice, last time for 5 yrs; farmer; head of
household.
8. 1920 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Huff Creek District; taken on 26/27 Jan 1920; Page 223B;
Family #127.
Listed as Elisha Bishop; age 80; born in WV; farmer, head of household.
9. Ancestor Chart by Doug Dishop, 4917 Annhurst Road, Columbus, OH 43228, 1983.
Elisha Bishop was born in 1848 in Lawrence Co, KY, son of Henry and Lucinda
Bishop.
10. "The Heritage of McDowell Co, WV 1858-1999", Vol II, page 169, Douglas
Bishop Family article, submitted by Doug Bishop, 4917 Annhurst Road,
Columbus, OH 43228.
Elisha and Rebecca seperated about 1900. Elisha then married Dicey Roberts
on 29 Jul 1905 in McDowell Co, WV.
11. Ancestry.com web site, GEDCOM file 185947, 10 Dec 2000, submitted by
danbetts@home.com
Elisha Noah Short was born in 1847/48 in Wayne Co, VA; died aft 1920 in
McDowell Co, WV.


Dicey Roberts

1. 1870 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Sandy River District, page 16, Family #98.
Listed as Dice Roberts, age 7, in household of father, Harvey Roberts.
2. "Marriage Records of McDowell Co, WV; transcribed by WPA; Page 62.
William Short; age 23; married Dicy Roberts; age 28; on 9 Jun 1895 in McDowell Co, WV; by Joseph
Hall.
3. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Huff Creek District; taken on 20 Apr 1910; Page 251A; Family #20.
Listed as Dicy Bishop; age 45; born in WV; married twice, last time for 5 yrs; 7 children, 6 living;
in household of husband, Elisha N. Bishop.
4. 1920 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Huff Creek District; taken on 26/27 Jan 1920; Page 223B;
Family #127.
Listed as Dicy Bishop; age 50; born in WV; in household of husband, Elisha N. Bishop.
5. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Huff Creek District; taken on 18 Apr 1930; Page 182A;
Family #124/125.
Listed as Dicy Short; age 65; born in WV; widow; in household of son-in-law, William Richardson.
6. Wyoming Co, WV Death Certificate #4247; WV Archives Web Site.
Dicy Bishop; age abt 75; born in WV; widow, wife of Elisha Bishop; daughter of Harve and Lucinda
Mullens Bishop; died on 11 Mar 1939 at Hensley, Huff Creek District, Wyoming Co, WV of "old age
and probably flu"; buried on 13 Mar 1939 at Pads Fork (of Huff Creek, Wyoming Co, WV); informant,
Isaiah Short (son), Hensley, WV.


Lucinda Stanley

1. 1850 Census, Wyoming Co, VA, Family 162, household of William Mullins.
2. "Marriage Records of Wyoming...", Vol 1, Haga, page 69.
She married Harvey Roberts on 9 Jun 1857. She is listed as daughter of Sarah
Stanley.


Howard Bishop

1. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Brown's Creek District, Davy Precinct, taken on
12 Jan 1920, Page 243B, Family #314.
Listed as Howard Bishop, age 7, born in WV, in household of father, William Bishop.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Book #__(1936); Page 36; WV Archives Web Site.
Howard Bishop; age 20; born in Wyoming Co, WV; single; farmer; living at Hensley, WV; son of H.A.
and Julia; married on 24 Dec 1936 at Hanover, WV; Mae Riffe; age 17; born in Wyoming Co, WV;
single; daughter of Fred and Ida.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Book #__(1959); Page 208; WV Archives Web Site.
Howard Bishop; age 21; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; miner; living at Asco, WV; son of William
and Lizzie; married on 19 Aug 1928 at Welch, WV; Goldie McGinnis; age 22; born in McDowell Co,
WV; single; daughter of William and Synthia.


Mae B. Riffe

1. 1920 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Huff Creek District; taken on 15/16 Jan 1920; Page 221A;
Family #87/87.
Listed as Mae B. Riffe; age 6 mons; born in WV; in household of father, General F. Riffe.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Book #__(1936); Page 36; WV Archives Web Site.
Howard Bishop; age 20; born in Wyoming Co, WV; single; farmer; living at Hensley, WV; son of H.A.
and Julia; married on 24 Dec 1936 at Hanover, WV; Mae Riffe; age 17; born in Wyoming Co, WV;
single; daughter of Fred and Ida.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Death Registry; Book #__(1962); Browns Creek District; WV Archives Web Site.
Mae Bishop; age 42; born in Jul 1919 in WV; married; living at Hanover, Wyoming Co, WV; daughter
of Fred and Ida (Barnes) Riffe; died on 25 Apr 1962 in the Grace Hospital, Welch, McDowell Co, WV
from coronary artery disease; buried on 27 Apr 1962 in Dave Riffe Cemetery, Hanover, WV.


Howard Irvin Bishop

1. Wyoming Co, WV Death Certificiate #17631; WV Archives Web Site.
Howard Irvin Bishop; age 4 mons; born on 27 Jun 1940; son of Howard and May Riffe Bishop;
died on 21 Oct 1940 at RFD Iaeger, McDowell Co, WV (located) in Huff Creek District of Wyoming
Co, WV of "suffocation, accidental, found dead in bed"; buried on 22 Oct 1940 at Hanover, WV;
informant, father.