McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Familys and Individuals

Notes


Wayne Smith

1. 1910 Census, Raleigh Co, WV, Trap Hill District, Bolt, taken on 4 May 1910, Page 268A, Family #390.
Listed as Wayne Smith, age 22, born in WV, married once for 2 yrs, in household of father-in-law,
Joel Daniels, with wife, Josephine Smith.
2. Wyoming Co, WV; WW I Draft Registration Card #541; Pineville, WV Draft Board; 5 Jun 1917.
Wayne Smith; age 30; born on 24 Mar 1887 at Dunlaw (Wayne Co), WV; employed by W. M. Ritter
Lumber Co, Maben, WV in "teaming" (as in horses); married with wife and 3 children; short with
stout build; blue eyes and dark hair.
3. 1920 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Oceana District, taken on 5 Jan 1920, Page 225B, Family #16.
Listed as Wayne Smith, age 33, born in WV, married, father born in KY, mother in Louisana, timber
laborer, head of household.


Josephine "Josie" Daniels

1. 1900 Census, Raleigh Co, WV, Trap Hill District, taken on 1 Jun 1900, Page 308A, Family #17.
Listed as Josie Daniels age 13, born in WV in May 1887, in household of father, Joel Daniels.
2. 1910 Census, Raleigh Co, WV, Trap Hill District, Bolt, taken on 4 May 1910, Page 268A, Family #390.
Listed as Josey Smith, age 22, born in WV, married once for 2 yrs, no children, in household of father,
Joel Daniels, with husband, Wayne Smith.
3. 1920 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Oceana District, taken on 5 Jan 1920, Page 225B, Family #16.
Listed as Josia Smith, age 33, born in WV, married, parents born in VA, in household of husband,
Wayne Smith.


Kermit Smith

1. 1920 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Oceana District, taken on 5 Jan 1920, Page 225B, Family #16.
Listed as Kermit Smith, age 9, born in WV, in household of father, Wayne Smith.


Margie Smith

1. 1920 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Oceana District, taken on 5 Jan 1920, Page 225B, Family #16.
Listed as Margie Smith, age 6, born in WV, in household of father, Wayne Smith.


Floyd Smith

1. 1920 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Oceana District, taken on 5 Jan 1920, Page 225B, Family #16.
Listed as Floyd Smith, age 3 yrs, 1 mon, born in WV, in household of father, Wayne Smith.


Isaac Thurman Brown

1. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Slab Fork District, taken on 4 Jun 1900, Page 283A, Family #32.
Listed as Thurman Brown, age 7, born in WV in Nov 1892, in household of uncle (by marriage),
Lucian Cook.
2. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Oceana District, taken on 9 May 1910, Page 277A, Family #286.
Listed as Thurman Brown, age 19, born in WV, in household of father, Amos L. Brown.
3. Wyoming Co, WV; WW I Draft Registration Card #283; Pineville, WV Draft Board; 5 Jun 1917.
Isaac Thurman Brown; age 25; born on 10 Feb 1892 in Logan Co, WV; living at McGraws, WV;
farmer; dependents, wife and 2 children; tall with stout build; gray eyes and dark hair.
4. 1920 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Oceana District, taken on 5 Jan 1920, Page 225B, Family #17.
Listed as Thurman Brown, age 26, born in WV, married, both parents born in WV, timber
laborer, head of household.
5. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Center District, taken on 5 May 1930, Page 149B, Family #74.
Listed as Thurman Brown, age 35, born in WV, married at 21, engineer for railroad, head of
household.
6. Social Security Death Index; LDS Web Site.
Thurman Brown; born on 9 Feb 1892; died in Aug 1970; living at Mullens, Wyoming Co, WV at death.


Sybil

1. 1920 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Oceana District, taken on 5 Jan 1920, Page 225B, Family #17.
Listed as Syble Brown, age 23, born in WV, married, both parents born in WV, in household of
husband, Isaac T. Brown.
2. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Center District, taken on 5 May 1930, Page 149B, Family #74.
Listed as Sabil Brown, age 32, born in WV, married at 18, in household of husband, Isaac T. Brown.


Violet Brown

1. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Center District, taken on 5 May 1930, Page 149B, Family #74.
Listed as Violet Brown, age 3, born in WV, in household of father, Isaac T. Brown.


Johnson Camden Cook

1. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
Oceana District, Family #154.
Listed as Johnson M.C. Cook, age 14, in household of father, William Cooke.


Velma Walker

1. "Births of Wyoming Co, WV", Clear Fork District 1888/1889.
Velmah Walker; born on 8 Jan 1891 to T.L. and Martelia Walker.
2. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
Oceana District, Family #120.
Listed as Velma Walker, age 9, in household of father, Thompson Walker.
3. 1920 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Oceana District, taken on 5 Jan 1920, Page 225B, Family #18.
Listed as Velma Brooks, age 28, born in WV, married, both parents born in WV, cook in logging camp,
in household of husband, Sidney Brooks.
5. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Slab Fork District; taken on 8 Apr 1930; Page 233B; Family #131/132.
Listed as Velma Brooks; age 39; born on WV; first married at 19; in household of husband, Sidney
Brooks.
6. Wyoming Co, WV Web Site, Cemeteries
http://members.aol.com/jlcooke2/cemetery.htm
Cook Cemetery, Oceana, Wyoming Co, WV.
Note 2 to this cemetery listing: "Camden Cook was the first husband of Velmah
Walker. Velmah remarried a year after Camden died to Sidney Brooks.
7. FamilySearch.com, LDS Web Site, Velma Brooks search, 13 Aug 2001, Social
Security Death Index.
Velma Brooks; born on 12 Jan 1891; died in Nov 1976 residence at Oceana,
Wyoming Co, WV.


Kennis Cook

1. 1920 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Oceana District, taken on 5 Jan 1920, Page 225B, Family #18.
Listed as Kennis Cook, age 9, born in WV, in household of step-father, Sidney Brooks.
2. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Slab Fork District; taken on 8 Apr 1930; Page 233B; Family #131/132.
Listed as Kennis Cook, age 19, born in WV, in household of step-father, Sidney Brooks.


Sidney Brooks

1. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Slab Fork District, taken on 10/11 May 1910, Page 293B,
Family #258.
Listed as Sidney Brooks, age 9, born in WV, in household of mother, Sarah Bailey Brooks.
2. Wyoming Co, WV; WW I Draft Registration Card #1311; Pineville, WV Draft Board; 12 Sep 1918.
Sidney Brooks; age 18; born on 11 Sep 1900; living at McGraws, Wyoming Co, WV; logger for
W.M. Ritter Lumber Co, Maben, WV; nearest relative, Mother, McGraws, WV; medium height with
stout build; blue eyes and dark? hair.
3. 1920 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Oceana District, taken on 5 Jan 1920, Page 225B, Family #18.
Listed as Sydney Brooks, age 19, born in WV, married, both parents born in WV, timber laborer, head
of household.
4. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Slab Fork District; taken on 8 Apr 1930; Page 233B; Family #131/132.
Listed as Sidney Brooks; age 28; born on WV; married at 19; coal miner; head of household.
5. Social Security Death Index; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Sidney Brooks; born on 11 Sep 1900; died in Mar 1975; living at Oceana, Wyoming Co, WV at death;
card issued in WV before 1951.


Velma Walker

1. "Births of Wyoming Co, WV", Clear Fork District 1888/1889.
Velmah Walker; born on 8 Jan 1891 to T.L. and Martelia Walker.
2. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
Oceana District, Family #120.
Listed as Velma Walker, age 9, in household of father, Thompson Walker.
3. 1920 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Oceana District, taken on 5 Jan 1920, Page 225B, Family #18.
Listed as Velma Brooks, age 28, born in WV, married, both parents born in WV, cook in logging camp,
in household of husband, Sidney Brooks.
5. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Slab Fork District; taken on 8 Apr 1930; Page 233B; Family #131/132.
Listed as Velma Brooks; age 39; born on WV; first married at 19; in household of husband, Sidney
Brooks.
6. Wyoming Co, WV Web Site, Cemeteries
http://members.aol.com/jlcooke2/cemetery.htm
Cook Cemetery, Oceana, Wyoming Co, WV.
Note 2 to this cemetery listing: "Camden Cook was the first husband of Velmah
Walker. Velmah remarried a year after Camden died to Sidney Brooks.
7. FamilySearch.com, LDS Web Site, Velma Brooks search, 13 Aug 2001, Social
Security Death Index.
Velma Brooks; born on 12 Jan 1891; died in Nov 1976 residence at Oceana,
Wyoming Co, WV.


Clayton Brooks

1. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Slab Fork District; taken on 11 Jun 1900; Page 287A;
Family #102/103.
Listed as Clayton Brooks, age 13, in household of father, Franklin P. Brooks.
2. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Slab Fork District; taken on 12/13 May 1910; Page 295A;
Family #283.
Listed as Clayton Brooks; age 24; born in WV; in household of father, Franklin P. Brooks.
3. Wyoming Co, WV; WW I Draft Registration Card #1313; Pineville, WV Draft Board; 12 Sep 1918..
Claten Brooks; age 33; born on 15 Jul 1885; living at McGraws, Wyoming Co, WV; framing for
W.M. Ritter Lumber Co, Maben; nearest relative, father; medium height and build; gray eyes
black hair.
4. 1920 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Oceana District, taken on 5 Jan 1920, Page 226A, Family #22.
Listed as Clate Brooks, age 34, born in WV, logging laborer, head of household.


Hattie Malinda Shumate

1. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Slab Fork District, taken on 11/12 May 1910, Page 294A, Family #266.
Listed as Hattie Shumate, age 9, born in WV, in household of father, Amos D. Shumate.
2. 1920 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Oceana District, taken on 5 Jan 1920, Page 226A, Family #22.
Listed as Hattie Brooks, age 19, born in WV, in household of husband, Clayton Brooks.


George Allen

1. Wyoming Co, WV; WW I Draft Registration Card #675; Pineville, WV Draft Board; 5 Jun 1917.
George Allen; age 22; born on 18 Aug 1894; employed by Writter Lumber Co, Maben, WV; married;
tall with medium build; blue eyes and brown hair.
2. 1920 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Oceana District, taken on 5 Jan 1920, Page 226A, Family #21.
Listed as George Allen, age 24, born in WV, logging laborer, head of household.


Ethel

1. 1920 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Oceana District, taken on 5 Jan 1920, Page 226A, Family #21.
Listed as Ethel Allen, age 21, born in WV, in household of husband, George Allen.


James Sherman Sizemore Jr

1. "The Register herald", Beckley, WV, Sunday, 5 Feb 2006, Newspaper Obit.
"Leaving a lovely legacy, the Rev. Sherman “Poppy June” Sizemore Jr., 75, went to be with the Lord on Thursday, Feb. 2, 2006. "He was born Sept. 30, 1930, at Northfolk to the late Sherman and Violet Byrd Sizemore. "His ministry for the Lord began in 1956 when he served as the first deacon for Herndon Freewill Baptist Church. Sherman’s ministry encompassed 40 years serving as pastor of Free Will Baptist churches at Pierpoint, Herndon, Basin and Spruce Grove and Sweet Home Baptist Church. Sherman served as an ordained minister in the Beckley Conference of Free Will Baptist for 53 years and was a chairman at his passing. For several years, Sherman conducted a live radio broadcast on WWYO in Pineville. He was a great friend and mentor to many young ministers of the Beckley Conference. In addition to his ministry, Sherman supplied the needs of his family by working more than 30 years in the mining industry. He retired in 1973 after working for Consol Coal. "He is survived by his loving wife of 56 years, Ruby Roberts Sizemore; a son, Kevin and wife, Tena, of Morganton, N.C.; three daughters, Lenoka Graham and husband, James, of Mount Hope, Sheila Dickens and husband, Clarence, of Beckley and Cleila Spratt and husband, Randy, of Salisbury, N.C.; a daughter-in-law, Karen Sizemore of Charlotte, N.C.; four brothers, Marion McGinnis Sizemore and wife, Madeline, and Jackie Sizemore and wife, Shirley, all of Fort Pierce, Fla., Tommy Sizemore and wife, Joyce, and Harold Sizemore of Herndon; six sisters, Vida Brooks, Margie Walker and husband, Weldon, and Thelma Dennison and husband, Paul, all of Fort Pierce, Daisy Welch and husband, Davis, of Washington, D.C., Hazel Sizemore of Bluefield, Va., and Annie McDonald of Vidalia, Ga.; 13 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren. "Sherman was preceded in death by a son, James Sherman Sizemore III; and four brothers, James, Willie, Leroy and Raymond Sizemore. "Service will be 1 p.m. Monday at Bradley Free Will Baptist Church with the Revs. William O. Tolliver, Wayne Peters, Harold Taylor and Billy Calhoun officiating. Burial will follow in Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens, Beckley..."


Marion McGinnis Sizemore

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1951); Page 300; WV Archives Web Site.
Marion McGinnis Sizemore; age 19; born and living at Northfork, WV; single; married on 30 Jun 1951
at Ashland, WVl Ruth Madeline Flippen; age 19; born and living at Northfork, WV; with consent of
Sherman Sizemore, father of Marion McGinnis Sizemore, and Stuart and Maude Flippen, parents of
Ruth Madeline Flippen.


Ruth Madeline Flippen

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns creek District; Burke Hollow; E.D. 24-45; taken on 11 Jun 1940;
Page 882A; Image 33 of 34; Household #286.
Listed as Madaline Flippen; age 8; born in WV; 1st grade education; attending school; lived in same house
on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Stuart E. Flippen.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1951); Page 300; WV Archives Web Site.
Marion McGinnis Sizemore; age 19; born and living at Northfork, WV; single; married on 30 Jun 1951
at Ashland, WVl Ruth Madeline Flippen; age 19; born and living at Northfork, WV; with consent of
Sherman Sizemore, father of Marion McGinnis Sizemore, and Stuart and Maude Flippen, parents of
Ruth Madeline Flippen.