McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families and Individuals

Notes


Patten Lockhart Blankenship

1. 1910 Census, Tazewell Co, VA; Maiden Spring District; taken on 20 Apr 1910; Page 244A;
Family #118.
Listed as Pat Blankenship; age 25; born in VA; married once for 8 yrs; motorman in coal mine; head
of household.
2. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; taken on 13/14 Jan 1920; Page 97B;
Family #147.
Listed as Pat Blankenship; age 35; born in VA; married; motorman in coal mine; head of household.
3. 1940 Census, Tazewell Co, VA; Jeffersonville; E.D. 93-12; taken on 10/11 May 1940; Page 247A;
Image 11 of 72; Household #95.
Listed as P.L. Blankenship; age 55; born in VA; married; 2nd grade education; lived in same place on
1 Apr 1935; motorman in coal mine; head of household.


Ida E. Davis

1. 1910 Census, Tazewell Co, VA; Maiden Spring District; taken on 20 Apr 1910; Page 244A;
Family #118.
Listed as Ida Blankenship; age 23; born in VA; married once for 8 yrs; 3 children, all living;
in household of husband, Patton L. Blankenship.
2. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; taken on 13/14 Jan 1920; Page 97B;
Family #147.
Listed as Ida Blankenship; age 32; born in VA; married; in household of husband, Patton L.
Blankenship.
3. 1940 Census, Tazewell Co, VA; Jeffersonville; E.D. 93-12; taken on 10/11 May 1940; Page 247A;
Image 11 of 72; Household #95.
Listed as Ida Blankenship; age 52; born in VA; married; 6th grade education; lived in same place on
1 Apr 1935; in household of husband, Patton L. Blankenship.


William T. Blankenship

1. 1910 Census, Tazewell Co, VA; Maiden Spring District; taken on 20 Apr 1910; Page 244A;
Family #118.
Listed as William Blankenship; age 7; born in VA; in household of father, Patrick Blankenship.
2. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; taken on 13/14 Jan 1920; Page 97B; Family #147.
Listed as Willie Blankenship; age 16; born in VA; in household of father, Patrick Blankenship.


Etta Mae Blankenship

1. 1910 Census, Tazewell Co, VA; Maiden Spring District; taken on 20 Apr 1910; Page 244A;
Family #118.
Listed as Etta Blankenship; age 3; born in VA; in household of father, Patrick Blankenship.
2. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; taken on 13/14 Jan 1920; Page 97B; Family #147.
Listed as Etta Blankenship; age 12; born in VA; in household of father, Patrick Blankenship.


Marvin Blankenship

1. 1910 Census, Tazewell Co, VA; Maiden Spring District; taken on 20 Apr 1910; Page 244A;
Family #118.
Listed as Marvin Blankenship; age 3 mons; born in VA; in household of father, Patrick Blankenship.


Roxie Blankenship

1. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; taken on 13/14 Jan 1920; Page 97B; Family #147.
Listed as Roxy Blankenship; age 8; born in VA; in household of father, Patrick Blankenship.


Claude E. Blankenship

1. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; taken on 13/14 Jan 1920; Page 97B;
Family #147.
Listed as Claude Blankenship; age 5; born in KY; in household of father, Patrick Blankenship.


Ray Perkins

1. 1940 Census, Tazewell Co, VA; Jeffersonville; E.D. 93-12; taken on 10/11 May 1940; Page 247A;
Image 11 of 72; Household #95.
Listed as Ray Perkins; age 28; born in KY; married; 7th grade education; lived in same place on
1 Apr 1935; coal cutter in mine; in household of father-in-law, Patton L. Blankenship, with wife.


Ruby Hazel Blankenship

1. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; taken on 13/14 Jan 1920; Page 97B;
Family #147.
Listed as Ruby Blankenship; age 1 yr, 9 mons; born in VA; in household of father, Patrick
Blankenship.
2. 1940 Census, Tazewell Co, VA; Jeffersonville; E.D. 93-12; taken on 10/11 May 1940; Page 247A;
Image 11 of 72; Household #95.
Listed as Ruby Perkins; age 22; born in WV; married; 2 yrs HS education; lived in same place on
1 Apr 1935; in household of, Patton L. Blankenship, with husband.
3. "The Register herald"; Beckley, WV; Tuesday 28 Nov 2006; Newspaper Obit.
"Ruby Hazel Blankenship Perkins, 88, of Heartland of Beckley, formerly of Princeton, died Sunday morning, November 26, 2006 at her residence following a long illness. "Born May 31, 1918, at Newhall, she was the daughter of the late Patrick and Ida Davis Blankenship. "In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Ray Perkins, two sisters; Etta Mae Edwards and Roxie Phillips, two brothers; William T. Blankenship and Claude E. Blankenship along with a niece, Elaine Blankenship Yost. "Ruby was a Licensed Practical Nurse, Alumni of the Clinch Valley Clinic Hospital in Richlands, Virginia. She worked for many years at Princeton Community Hospital. She resided in Beckley after the death of her husband, at 150 Autumn Lane until her health declined. She was a member of the United Methodist Temple, in Beckley and a member of the Adult Sunday School Class. "Survivors include a host of nieces and nephews: Shirley Minter and husband A.K. of Beckley, Joan Neel and husband Joe of North Tazewell Va., and Frost Proof Fla., Charles Phillips and wife Judy of Salem Va., June Perkins of Vinton Va., Hazel Wagner, Margaret Deckler, Carrol Brent Bowden, Curtis Bowden, Donnie Christian, Ronnie Perkins, Bill Blankenship Jr., and David Owen Blankenship. Also several great, and great great nieces and nephews, and a very faithful friend, Norma Frost. "A service of celebration will be held 11 a.m. Wednesday, November 29, 2006 from the United Methodist Temple, in Beckley with Pastor’s Dan Johnson and Ellen File officiating. Burial will follow in the Grandview Memory Gardens on the Bluefield/Tazewell Road, Bluefield Va..."


Calvin Oley Smith

1. 1920 Census, Wyoming Co WV, Center District, taken on 21 Jan 1920, page 190B,
Family #30.
Listed as Oley Smith, age 8, born in WV, in household of father, Phillip K. Smith.
2. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Center District; taken on 2 May 1930; Page 147B; Family #48.
Listed as Oley Smith, age 19, born in WV, in household of father, Phillip K. Smith.
3. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1933); Page 191; WV Archives Web Site.
Calvin Oley Smith; age 22; born in Wyoming Co, WV; living at Rockview, WV; son of Ken and Lillie E.
Smith; married on 9 Dec 1933 at Pineville, WV; Elsie Marie Walker; age 17; born in Wyoming Co,
WV; living at Rockview, WV; daughter of C.V. and Pearl Walker.
4. 1940 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Center District; E.D. 55-6; Page 123B; Image 28 of 64;
Household #238.
Listed as Oley Smith; age 29; born in WV; married; 4 yrs HS education; lived in same house on 1
Apr 1935; laborer for W.P.A. Road Commission; head of household.
5. Social Security Death Index; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Calvin Smith; born 21 Mar 1911; died in Sep 1980; last residence, Pineville, Wyoming Co, WV;
SS #233-16-3077; card issued in WV before 1951.


Elsie Marie Walker

1. 1920 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Slab Fork District; Mullens; taken on 16 Jan 1920; Page 252B;
Family #217.
Listed as Meree Walker; age 1 yr, 8 mons; born in WV; in household of father, Clarence V.
Walker.
2. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Center District; taken 17 Apr 1930; Page 158B; Family #52/52.
Listed as Marie Walker; age 12; born in WV; in household of father, Clarence V. Walker.
3. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1933); Page 191; WV Archives Web Site.
Calvin Oley Smith; age 22; born in Wyoming Co, WV; living at Rockview, WV; son of Ken and Lillie
E. Smith; married on 9 Dec 1933 at Pineville, WV; Elsie Marie Walker; age 17; born in Wyoming
Co, WV; living at Rockview, WV; daughter of C.V. and Pearl Walker.
4. 1940 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Center District; E.D. 55-6; Page 123B; Image 28 of 64;
Household #238.
Listed as Marie Smith; age 22; born in WV; married; 8th grade education; living in same house on
1 Apr 1935; in household of husband, Calvin O. Smith.
5. E-mail from Vietta Walker Litton; 24 Nov 2010, granddaughter.
"Clarence Victor Walker - born May 10, 1887 - died January 2, 1952

" Edith Pearl Stewart Walker - born Feb. 10, 1888 - died Aug. 31, 1974

"Pearl was the daughter of James Harvey Stewart and Mary Elizabeth Sauls

" Clarence and Pearl were married March 27, 1906

"(I have no idea why there is a Nancy J. on the 1910 census as Clarence’s wife. Grandma was pregnant with my dad at that time so maybe she was sick and gone and someone was staying with the two oldest boys?)

"Clarence and Pearl had 9 children:

"Arthur Vaughn Walker b. June 10, 1907 d. March 1969 he married Hattie Cook

"Jay Walker b. Sept. 3, 1908 d. Feb. 1980 he married Ruth Cook

"Carl Victor Walker, Sr. b. Nov. 6, 1910 d. Dec. 30, 1975 he married Beulah Moore in 1931; he married Velma Florence Walker (sic, O'Dell) Oct. 13, 1947; he married Florence Martin Dec. 17, 1964

"Minnie Walker b. Jan. 19, 1913 d. July 28, 1994 she married Robert Freeland Hedrick

"Mary Garnett Walker b. Jan. 31. 1915 d. Aug. 16,1982 she married Pierce Wyatt

"Elsie Marie Walker b. May 10, 1918 d. Dec. 13, 1994 she married Ohley Smith

"Thelma Walker b. she married Warren Smith

"Jack Walker b. Sept. 3, 1924 d. Dec. 11, 2006 he married Anna Perry

"Tessie June Walker b. Dec. 1, 1927 d. April 11, 2009 she married Edward Oliver

"Thank you for letting me update the information!

"Vietta Walker Litton"


David Owen Smith

1. Social Security death Index; Ancestry.com Web Site.
David Smith; born 10 Apr 1947; died in Jul 1977; SS #234-76-3301; card issued in WV in 1964.


Edna June Edith Smith

1. Wyoming Co, WV; death Registry; Vol #5; Page 9; WV Archives Web Site.
Edna June Edith Smith; born 10 Feb 1959 at Rockview, WV; daughter of Calvin Oley and Elsie
Marie (Walker) Smith; died 11 Feb 1959 at Pineville, WV; from anencephalus spina-bifida; no burial
information.


Clarence Victor Walker

1. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
Center District, Family #17.
Listed as Clarence V. Walker, age 13, in household of father, Thomas G. Walker.
2. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1906); Page 336; WV Archives Web Site.
Clarence Victor Walker; age 18; born and living in Wyoming Co, WV; son of T.G. and Mary A.;
married on 28 Mar 1906 at the house of the bride near the head of Cabin Creek; Edith Pearl
Stewart; age 17; born and living in Wyoming Co, WV; daughter of James and Mary C.
3. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Center District, taken on 3 May 1910, Page 224A, Family #181.
Listed as Clarence V. Walker, age 22, born in WV, married 6 (sic, 4) years, farmer, head of
household.
(There is also listed a Nancy J. Walker, age 21, married 6 yrs; 2 children, 2 living; in household of
Clarence. Per granddaughter Veitte Walker Litton this Nancy J. is not Clarence's wife. Her
grandmother was pregant with Veitte's father, she was sick and away from home. This Nancy J. was
probably someone staying with the two older boys.)
4. Wyoming Co, WV; WW I Draft Registration Card #789; Pineville, WV Draft Board; 5 Jun 1917.
Clarence Victor Walker; age 30; born on 10 May 1887 at Rockview, Wyoming Co, WV; living at
Pineville, WV; clerk for A.E. Weaver in Pineville; dependents, wife and 5 children; medium height
and build; gray eyes and black hair.
5. 1920 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Slab Fork District; Mullens; taken on 16 Jan 1920; Page 252B;
Family #217.
Listed as C.V. Walker; age 32; born in WV; married; railroad fireman; head of household.
6. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Center District; taken 17 Apr 1930; Page 158B; Family #52/52.
Listed as Clarence Walker; age 43; born in WV; married at 19; clerk in retail grocery; head of
household.
7. WW II Draft Registration Card #U-603; Apr 1942; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Clarence Victor Walker; age 54; born on 10 May 1887 at Rockview, WV; living at Rockview, WV;
night watchman for Marianna Smokeless Coal Co at Marianna, WV; person who will always know
address, Mrs. Pearl Walker, Pineville, WV.
8. Wyoming Co, WV; Death Certificate #1170; WV Archives Web Site.
Clarence Victor Walker; age 64 yrs, 7 mons, 22 days; born on 10 May 1887 in WV; married; miner;
son of Thomas G. and Mary Ann (Cook) Walker; died on 2 Jan 1952 at Rockview, Wyoming Co, WV;
from a coranary occlusion; buried on 4 Jan 1952 in Walker Cemetery; Rockview, WV; informant,
Jay Walker.
9. E-mail from Vietta Walker Litton; 24 Nov 2010, granddaughter.
"Clarence Victor Walker – born May 10, 1887 – died January 2, 1952

" Edith Pearl Stewart Walker – born Feb. 10, 1888 – died Aug. 31, 1974

"Pearl was the daughter of James Harvey Stewart and Mary Elizabeth Sauls

" Clarence and Pearl were married March 27, 1906

"(I have no idea why there is a Nancy J. on the 1910 census as Clarence’s wife. Grandma was pregnant with my dad at that time so maybe she was sick and gone and someone was staying with the two oldest boys?)

"Clarence and Pearl had 9 children:

"Arthur Vaughn Walker b. June 10, 1907 d. March 1969 he married Hattie Cook

"Jay Walker b. Sept. 3, 1908 d. Feb. 1980 he married Ruth Cook

"Carl Victor Walker, Sr. b. Nov. 6, 1910 d. Dec. 30, 1975 he married Beulah Moore in 1931; he married Velma Florence Walker (sic, O'Dell) Oct. 13, 1947; he married Florence Martin Dec. 17, 1964

"Minnie Walker b. Jan. 19, 1913 d. July 28, 1994 she married Robert Freeland Hedrick

"Mary Garnett Walker b. Jan. 31. 1915 d. Aug. 16,1982 she married Pierce Wyatt

"Elsie Marie Walker b. May 10, 1918 d. Dec. 13, 1994 she married Ohley Smith

"Thelma Walker b. she married Warren Smith

"Jack Walker b. Sept. 3, 1924 d. Dec. 11, 2006 he married Anna Perry

"Tessie June Walker b. Dec. 1, 1927 d. April 11, 2009 she married Edward Oliver

"Thank you for letting me update the information!

"Vietta Walker Litton"


Edith Pearl Stewart

1. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
Center District, Family #1.
Listed as Pearl Stewart, age 11, in household of grandfather, James Robert Sauls, with her mother,
Mary C. Sauls Stewart Meadows.
2. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1906); Page 336; WV Archives Web Site.
Clarence Victor Walker; age 18; born and living in Wyoming Co, WV; son of T.G. and Mary A.; married
on 28 Mar 1906 at the house of the bride near the head of Cabin Creek; Edith Pearl Stewart; age 17;
born and living in Wyoming Co, WV; daughter of James and Mary C.
3. 1920 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Slab Fork District; Mullens; taken on 16 Jan 1920; Page 252B;
Family #217.
Listed as Pearl Walker; age 30; born in WV; married; in household of husband, Clarence V. Walker.
4. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Center District; taken 17 Apr 1930; Page 158B; Family #52/52.
Listed as Pearl Walker; age 41; born in WV; married at 17; in household of husband, Clarence V.
Walker.
5. E-mail from Vietta Walker Litton; 24 Nov 2010, granddaughter.
"Clarence Victor Walker - born May 10, 1887 - died January 2, 1952

" Edith Pearl Stewart Walker - born Feb. 10, 1888 - died Aug. 31, 1974

"Pearl was the daughter of James Harvey Stewart and Mary Elizabeth Sauls

" Clarence and Pearl were married March 27, 1906

"(I have no idea why there is a Nancy J. on the 1910 census as Clarence’s wife. Grandma was pregnant with my dad at that time so maybe she was sick and gone and someone was staying with the two oldest boys?)

"Clarence and Pearl had 9 children:

"Arthur Vaughn Walker b. June 10, 1907 d. March 1969 he married Hattie Cook

"Jay Walker b. Sept. 3, 1908 d. Feb. 1980 he married Ruth Cook

"Carl Victor Walker, Sr. b. Nov. 6, 1910 d. Dec. 30, 1975 he married Beulah Moore in 1931; he married Velma Florence Walker (sic, O'Dell) Oct. 13, 1947; he married Florence Martin Dec. 17, 1964

"Minnie Walker b. Jan. 19, 1913 d. July 28, 1994 she married Robert Freeland Hedrick

"Mary Garnett Walker b. Jan. 31. 1915 d. Aug. 16,1982 she married Pierce Wyatt

"Elsie Marie Walker b. May 10, 1918 d. Dec. 13, 1994 she married Ohley Smith

"Thelma Walker b. she married Warren Smith

"Jack Walker b. Sept. 3, 1924 d. Dec. 11, 2006 he married Anna Perry

"Tessie June Walker b. Dec. 1, 1927 d. April 11, 2009 she married Edward Oliver

"Thank you for letting me update the information!

"Vietta Walker Litton"


Walter H. Sauls Sr

1. 1880 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, compiled by William A. Marsh, Vol 4, page 742.
Center Township, page 006.
Listed as Walter H. Sauls, age 1, in household of father, James R. Sauls.
2. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
Center District, Family #1.
Listed as Walter P. Sauls, age 21, in household of father, James Robert
Sauls.
3. "Births of Wyoming Co, WV...", Haga, 1879.
Walter H. Sauls was born in 1879 (no date given) to James R. and Manerva
Sauls.
4. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Slab Fork District; taken on 26/27 Apr 1910; Page 286B; Family #135.
Listed as Walter Sauls; age 31; born in WV; married once for 11 yrs; laborer in coal mine; head of
household.
5. 1920 Census, Raleigh Co, WV; Marsh Fork District; taken on 6 Jan 1920; Page 37B; Family #123.
Listed as Walter Sauls; age 39; born in WV; married; laborer in steel works; head of household.


Daisy L.

1. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Slab Fork District; taken on 26/27 Apr 1910; Page 286B; Family #135.
Listed as Daisy Sauls; age 27; born in OH; married once for 11 yrs; 5 children, 4 living; in household
of husband, Walter H. Sauls.
2. 1920 Census, Raleigh Co, WV; Marsh Fork District; taken on 6 Jan 1920; Page 38A; Family #123.
Listed as Daisy L. Sauls; age 38; born in OH; married; in household of husband, Walter H. Sauls.


Alfred D. Sauls

1. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Slab Fork District; taken on 26/27 Apr 1910; Page 286B; Family #135.
Listed as Alfred D. Sauls; age 8; born in WV; in household of father, Walter H. Sauls.


Anna Lee Sauls

1. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Slab Fork District, taken on 27 Apr 1910, Page 288B, Family #175.
Listed as Anna Lee Sauls; age 6; born in WV; in household of grandmother, Minerva Clay Sauls.
2. 1920 Census, Raleigh Co, WV; Marsh Fork District; taken on 6 Jan 1920; Page 38A; Family #123.
Listed as Anna Sauls; age 16; born in WV; in household of father, Walter H. Sauls.


Audrey May Sauls

1. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Slab Fork District, taken on 27 Apr 1910, Page 288B, Family #175.
Listed as Odrey May Sauls; age 5; born in WV; in household of grandmother, Minerva Clay Sauls.
2. 1920 Census, Raleigh Co, WV; Marsh Fork District; taken on 6 Jan 1920; Page 38A; Family #123.
Listed as Audrey Sauls; age 15; born in WV; in household of father, Walter H. Sauls.


Maggie D. Sauls

1. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Slab Fork District, taken on 27 Apr 1910, Page 288B, Family #175.
Listed as Maggie D. Sauls; age 2; born in WV; in household of grandmother, Minerva Clay Sauls.
2. 1920 Census, Raleigh Co, WV; Marsh Fork District; taken on 6 Jan 1920; Page 38A; Family #123.
Listed as Maggie D. Sauls; age 13; born in WV; in household of father, Walter H. Sauls.


George P. Sauls

1. 1920 Census, Raleigh Co, WV; Marsh Fork District; taken on 6 Jan 1920; Page 38A; Family #123.
Listed as George P. Sauls; age 7; born in WV; in household of father, Walter H. Sauls.


Emretta Sauls

1. 1920 Census, Raleigh Co, WV; Marsh Fork District; taken on 6 Jan 1920; Page 38A; Family #123.
Listed as Emretta Sauls; age 4 yrs, 10 mons; born in WV; in household of father, Walter H. Sauls.


Walter H. Sauls Jr

1. 1920 Census, Raleigh Co, WV; Marsh Fork District; taken on 6 Jan 1920; Page 38A; Family #123.
Listed as Walter H. Sauls; age 2 yrs, 6 mons; born in WV; in household of father, Walter H. Sauls.


Posey Bailey

1. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Oceana District, taken on 24 Apr 1930, Page 202A, Family #285.
Listed as Posy Bailey, age 1, born in WV, in household of father, Crockett Bailey.
2. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1959); Page 5; WV Archives Web Site.
Posey Bailey; age 26; born at Glenfork, WV; single; living at Jesse, WV; son of Crockett and Golda
Bailey; married on 12 Apr 1959 at Pineville, WV; Sylvia Jo Smith; age 20; born and living at
Rockview, WV; single; daughter of Oley and Marie Smith.


Sylvia Joan Smith

1. 1940 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Center District; E.D. 55-6; Page 123B; Image 28 of 64;
Household #238.
Listed as Sylvia Smith; age 1; born in WV; no education; in household of father, Calvin O. Smith.
2. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1959); Page 5; WV Archives Web Site.
Posey Bailey; age 26; born at Glenfork, WV; single; living at Jesse, WV; son of Crockett and Golda
Bailey; married on 12 Apr 1959 at Pineville, WV; Sylvia Jo Smith; age 20; born and living at
Rockview, WV; single; daughter of Oley and Marie Smith.
3. "The Register Herald"; Beckley, WV; Tuesday 21 Nov 2006; Newspaper Obit.
"EAST BEND, N.C. — Sylvia Bailey, 68, formerly of Pineville, passed away Saturday, Nov. 18, 2006, in Forysth Medical Center, Winston-Salem, N.C., following a short illness. "Born Aug. 13, 1938, in Wyoming County, she was the daughter of the late Calvin Oley and Elsie Marie Walker Smith. "Sylvia was of the Baptist faith. She was a retired nurse from Forsyth Medical Center in Winston-Salem, Wyoming General Hospital in Mullens and Welch Emergency Hospital. She enjoyed camping, fishing, playing cards and spending time with her family and friends. "In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by four brothers, Wendell Smith, Alvin Smith, David Smith and Mikie Smith; and two sisters, Helen Smith and Edith Smith. "Survivors included a son, David Bailey and his wife Stephanie of Germantown, N.C.; two daughters, Patty Rose and her husband Butch of King, N.C. and Elaine Tracy and her husband Gordon of Roanoke, Va.; four brothers, Bob Smith of East Bend, Arville Smith of Glen Fork, K.V. Smith of Mullens and Darrell Smith of Keyrock; a sister, Gloria Spence of Beckley; seven grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. "A celebration of Sylvia’s life will begin at noon today at Calfee Funeral Service Chapel, Pineville with the Rev. Tommy Knotts officiating. Burial will follow in Walker Family Cemetery, Walker’s Branch. Family and friends will serve as pallbearers..."


James Jenks

1. "The Register Herald"; Beckley, WV; Saturday 25 Nov 2006; Newspaper Obit.
"PINEVILLE — James Jenks, 85, of Pineville, departed this life Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2006, following a long illness. "Born Nov. 30, 1920, at Mohegan, he was the son of the late Orville and Susan Johnson Jenks. "In additon to his parents, he was preceded in death by his first wife, Margie; and two sisters, Alma Sue and Betty Lou. "James was employed at U.S. Steel, Pinnacle, until his retirement in 1983. He served in the U.S. Navy from 1939 to 1945 during World War II. "Survivors include his wife, Louise Jenks; a son, Jimmy Jenks of Bluefield; a daughter, Sandra Stump of Princeton; a sister, Ruby of Alamogordo, N.M.; three granddaughters, Karen Stump of New Market, Md.; Krissy Macke of Cincinnati, Ohio, and Jennifer Crenshaw of Oklahoma City, Okla.; and a great-granddaughter, Avery Morgan Bishop of New Market. "Service will be 1 p.m. Sunday at Calfee Funeral Service Chapel, Pineville, with the Rev. Tommy Knotts officiating. Burial will be noon Monday at Roselawn Memorial Gardens, Princeton..."


James Jenks

1. "The Register Herald"; Beckley, WV; Saturday 25 Nov 2006; Newspaper Obit.
"PINEVILLE — James Jenks, 85, of Pineville, departed this life Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2006, following a long illness. "Born Nov. 30, 1920, at Mohegan, he was the son of the late Orville and Susan Johnson Jenks. "In additon to his parents, he was preceded in death by his first wife, Margie; and two sisters, Alma Sue and Betty Lou. "James was employed at U.S. Steel, Pinnacle, until his retirement in 1983. He served in the U.S. Navy from 1939 to 1945 during World War II. "Survivors include his wife, Louise Jenks; a son, Jimmy Jenks of Bluefield; a daughter, Sandra Stump of Princeton; a sister, Ruby of Alamogordo, N.M.; three granddaughters, Karen Stump of New Market, Md.; Krissy Macke of Cincinnati, Ohio, and Jennifer Crenshaw of Oklahoma City, Okla.; and a great-granddaughter, Avery Morgan Bishop of New Market. "Service will be 1 p.m. Sunday at Calfee Funeral Service Chapel, Pineville, with the Rev. Tommy Knotts officiating. Burial will be noon Monday at Roselawn Memorial Gardens, Princeton..."


Shorten Blankenship

1. 1850 Census, Audrain Co, MO; taken on 15 Aug 1850; Page 162A; Family #109.
Listed as S. Blankenship; age 31; born in VA; farmer; head of household.
2. 1860 Census, Audrain Co, MO; Prairie Township; Littleby PO; taken on 25 Jul 1860; Page 788;
Family #320.
Listed as Thornton Blankenship; age 43?; born in VA; farmer; head of household.
3. 1870 Census, Audrain Co, MO; Salt River Township; Mexico PO; taken on 2nd Jul 1870; Page 567B;
Family #599.
Listed as Shorton Blankenship; age 52; born in VA; farmer; head of household.
4. 1880 Census, Audrain Co, MO; Salt River Township; taken on 18 Jun 1880; Page 94A; Family #206.
Listed as S. Blankenship; age 62; born in VA; farmer; head of household.


Elizabeth Manning

1. 1860 Census, Audrain Co, MO; Prairie Township; Littleby PO; taken on 25 Jul 1860; Page 788;
Family #320.
Listed as Elizabeth Blankenship; age 37; born in KY; in household of husband, Shorten Blankenship.
2. 1870 Census, Audrain Co, MO; Salt River Township; Mexico PO; taken on 2nd Jul 1870; Page 567B;
Family #599.
Listed as Elizabeth Blankenship; age 49; born in KY; in household of husband, Shorten Blankenship.
3. 1880 Census, Audrain Co, MO; Salt River Township; taken on 18 Jun 1880; Page 94A; Family #206.
Listed as Elizabeth Blankenship; age 57; born in KY; in household of husband, Shorten Blankenship.


Shorten Blankenship

1. 1850 Census, Audrain Co, MO; taken on 15 Aug 1850; Page 162A; Family #109.
Listed as S. Blankenship; age 31; born in VA; farmer; head of household.
2. 1860 Census, Audrain Co, MO; Prairie Township; Littleby PO; taken on 25 Jul 1860; Page 788;
Family #320.
Listed as Thornton Blankenship; age 43?; born in VA; farmer; head of household.
3. 1870 Census, Audrain Co, MO; Salt River Township; Mexico PO; taken on 2nd Jul 1870; Page 567B;
Family #599.
Listed as Shorton Blankenship; age 52; born in VA; farmer; head of household.
4. 1880 Census, Audrain Co, MO; Salt River Township; taken on 18 Jun 1880; Page 94A; Family #206.
Listed as S. Blankenship; age 62; born in VA; farmer; head of household.


Minerva Martin

1. 1850 Census, Audrain Co, MO; taken on 15 Aug 1850; Page 162A; Family #109.
Listed as Minerva Blankenship; age 30; born in VA; in household of husband, Shorten Blankenship.


Isabell Blankenship

1. 1850 Census, Audrain Co, MO; taken on 15 Aug 1850; Page 162A; Family #109.
Listed as Isabel Blankenship; age 10; born in VA; in household of father, Shorten Blankenship.


Hester Ann Blankenship

1. 1850 Census, Audrain Co, MO; taken on 15 Aug 1850; Page 162A; Family #109.
Listed as Hester A. Blankenship; age 1; born in MO; in household of father, Shorten Blankenship.
2. 1860 Census, Audrain Co, MO; Prairie Township; Littleby PO; taken on 25 Jul 1860; Page 788;
Family #320.
Listed as Hester Blankenship; age 10; born in MO; in household of father, Shorten Blankenship.