McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV; Families and Individuals

Notes


Henry L. Peters

1. "The Heritage of McDowell Co, WV...", McDowell Co Historical Society, 1995
"Moses Blankenship" article, page 102; submitted by Robert G. Tedder, III, Oneida, TN.
"...Moses married the second time, Ester Annie Runion Peters born December 1, 1864 and died in 1951 in Giles Co, VA. She had four sons by her first marriage to Henry Peters. They were Charles, Walter, Carl and Henry (sic, Henderson).
" Moses and Ester Annie had the following children: Moses Jennings born March 12, 1897, Bertha Elizabeth born Apr 22, 1899, Pearl born March 7, 1901, Elmer born April 25, 1908..."
"...Moses is buried in the Blankenship cemetery at Alnwick, WV. Esther Annie is buried in a church cemetery near New Castle, VA..."
2. 1880 Census, Mercer Co, WV; Jumping Branch District; taken on 25 Jun 1880; Page 47A;
Family #120/141.
Listed as Henry L. Peters; age 17; born in WV; farm laborer; servant; in household of Lewis Lilly.
3. Mercer Co, WV; Marriage Registry; Vol #__(1885); Page 41; Line 9; WV Archives Web Site.
Henry L. Peters; age 22; born and living in Marecer Co, WV; single; farmer; son of Christian and
Julina; married on 25 Feb 1885 in Mercer Co, WV; Anna E. Runion; age 20; born and living in
Mercer Co, WV; single; daughter of Elizabeth and _______.


Esther Anna Runyon

1. "The Heritage of McDowell Co, WV...", McDowell Co Historical Society, 1995
"Moses Blankenship" article, page 102; submitted by Robert G. Tedder, III, Oneida, TN.
"...Moses married the second time, Ester Annie Runion Peters born December 1, 1864 and died in 1951 in Giles Co, VA. She had four sons by her first marriage to Henry Peters. They were Charles, Walter, Carl and Henry (sic, Henderson).
" Moses and Ester Annie had the following children: Moses Jennings born March 12, 1897, Bertha Elizabeth born Apr 22, 1899, Pearl born March 7, 1901, Elmer born April 25, 1908..."
"...Moses is buried in the Blankenship cemetery at Alnwick, WV. Esther Annie is buried in a church cemetery near New Castle, VA..."
2. Mercer Co, WV; Marriage Registry; Vol #__(1885); Page 41; Line 9; WV Archives Web Site.
Henry L. Peters; age 22; born and living in Marecer Co, WV; single; farmer; son of Christian and
Julina; married on 25 Feb 1885 in Mercer Co, WV; Anna E. Runion; age 20; born and living in
Mercer Co, WV; single; daughter of Elizabeth and _______.
3. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Sandy River District, page 265B, Family #472/472.
Listed as Anna Peters, age 35, born in Dec 1864 in VA; widow; 6 children, all living; farmer; head of
household.
4. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Panther; taken on 10 Apr 1930; Page 183A;
Image 21 of 56; Family #234/234.
Listed as Anna Blankenship; age 64; born in WV; in household of husband, Moses Blankenship.


Charles Peters

1. "The Heritage of McDowell Co, WV...", McDowell Co Historical Society, 1995
"Moses Blankenship" article, page 102; submitted by Robert G. Tedder, III, Oneida, TN.
2. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Sandy River District, page 265B, Family #472/472.
Listed as Charles Peters, age 14, born in Nov 1885 in WV; in household of mother, Esther Runyon
Peters.


Walter Peters

1. "The Heritage of McDowell Co, WV...", McDowell Co Historical Society, 1995
"Moses Blankenship" article, page 102; submitted by Robert G. Tedder, III, Oneida, TN.
2. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Sandy River District, page 265B, Family #472/472.
Listed as Walter Peters, age 13, born in Jan 1887 in WV; in household of mother, Esther Runyon
Peters.
3. McDowell Co, WV Death Certificate #2076; WV Archives Web Site.
Walter Peters; age 38 yrs, 1 mon, 25 days; born on 2 Jan 1887 in WV; married; railroad section
foreman; son of Henry and Anna E.,born in Giles Co, VA, Runyon Peters; died on 28 Feb 1925 at
Panther, McDowell Co, WV of TB; buried on 1 Mar 1925 in Panther Creek Cemetery; informant,
Addison Blankenship, per J. E. Taylor (doctor), Panther, WV.


Richard Runyon

1. "The Heritage of McDowell Co, WV...", McDowell Co Historical Society, 1995
"Moses Blankenship" article, page 102; submitted by Robert G. Tedder, III, Oneida, TN.
2. 1850 Census, Giles Co, VA; taken on 3 Sep 1850; Page 413B; Family #434/427.
Listed as Richard Runion; age 17; born in VA; in household of father, Stephen Runyon.
3. 1860 Census, Mercer Co, VA; Princeton PO; taken on 26 Jun 1860; Page 356; Family #97/84.
Listed as Richard Runnion; age 26; born in VA; farmer; head of household.
4. Civil Wat Service Records; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Richard Runyan; enlisted on 23 Sep 1862; Company H, 60th Infantry Regiment of VA; furloughed on
15 Feb 1864; on rolls in 15 Apr 1864; wounded at Cloyds Mtn, VA on 9 May 1864; died on 1 Jun 1864
in Emery & Henry Hospital, VA (Washington, Co).


Elizabeth Francis Privett

1. "The Heritage of McDowell Co, WV...", McDowell Co Historical Society, 1995
"Moses Blankenship" article, page 102; submitted by Robert G. Tedder, III, Oneida, TN.


Mary Jane Runyon

1. "The Heritage of McDowell Co, WV...", McDowell Co Historical Society, 1995
"Moses Blankenship" article, page 102; submitted by Robert G. Tedder, III, Oneida, TN.


J. W. Blankenship

1. "The Heritage of McDowell Co, WV...", McDowell Co Historical Society, 1995
"Moses Blankenship" article, page 102; submitted by Robert G. Tedder, III, Oneida, TN.


Elizabeth Francis Privett

1. "The Heritage of McDowell Co, WV...", McDowell Co Historical Society, 1995
"Moses Blankenship" article, page 102; submitted by Robert G. Tedder, III, Oneida, TN.


Robert "Bob" Blankenship

1. "The Heritage of McDowell Co, WV...", McDowell Co Historical Society, 1995
"Moses Blankenship" article, page 102; submitted by Robert G. Tedder, III, Oneida, TN.


Will Blankenship

1. "The Heritage of McDowell Co, WV...", McDowell Co Historical Society, 1995
"Moses Blankenship" article, page 102; submitted by Robert G. Tedder, III, Oneida, TN.


Allen Blankenship

1. "The Heritage of McDowell Co, WV...", McDowell Co Historical Society, 1995
"Moses Blankenship" article, page 102; submitted by Robert G. Tedder, III, Oneida, TN.


Ida Blankenship

1. "The Heritage of McDowell Co, WV...", McDowell Co Historical Society, 1995
"Moses Blankenship" article, page 102; submitted by Robert G. Tedder, III, Oneida, TN.


Delia Blankenship

1. "The Heritage of McDowell Co, WV...", McDowell Co Historical Society, 1995
"Moses Blankenship" article, page 102; submitted by Robert G. Tedder, III, Oneida, TN.


Christian B. Peters

1. 1850 Census, Mercer Co, VA (now WV); 42nd District; taken on 22 Aug 1850; Page 178A; Image
61 of 97; Family #404/404.
LIsted as Christian Peters; age 13; born in VA; in household of father, Christian S. Peters.
2. 1860 Census, Merver Co, VA (now WV); John Carr District; Princeton PO; taken on 4 Aug 1860;
Page 42_?; Image 82 of 169; Family #549/519.
Listed as Christian B. Peters; age 24; born in VA; farm laborer; in household of father, Christian S.
Peters.
3. US Civil War Soldiers, 1861-1865; Ancestry,com Web Site.
Christian B. Peters; Confederate; VA; Private; 59th Regiment Virginia Infantry; Company I.


Julina Wiley

1. 1850 Census, Wyoming Co, VA (WV); taken on 31 Aug 1850; Page 219B; Image 32 of 38;
Family #205/205.
Listed as Juliania Wyley; age 10; born in VA; in household of father, James Wiley.
2. 1860 Census, Wyoming Co, VA (WV); Joes Branch PO; taken on 10 Jul 1860; Page 67_; Image
31 of 73; Family #207/180.
Listed as Julina Wyley; age 19; born in VA; in household of father, James Wiley.
3. Mercer Co, WV; Marriage Registry; Vol #__(1865); Page 7; Line 37; WV Archives Web Site.
Charles Winfry; age 20 yrs, 11 mons, single; born in Franklin Co, VA; farmer; living in Mercer Co,
WV; son of Burrell and Oring Winfry; married on 29 Sep 1865 in Mercer Co, WV; Julianna Peters;
age 25 yrs, 2 mons; widow; born in Raleigh Co, WV; living in Mercer Co, WV; daughter of James
and Cynthia Wiley.
4. 1870 Census, Mercer Co, WV; Beaver Pond District; Princeton PO; taken on 16 Aug 1870; Page
498B; Image 8 of 32; Family #54/54.
Listed as Julina Winfrey; age 29; born in VA; in household of husband, Charles Winfrey.
5. 1880 Census, Mercer Co, WV; Beaver Pond District; taken on 31 Jun 1880; Page 17B; Image 34
of 38; Family #282.
Listed as Julina Winfrey; age 40; born in VA; married; in household of husband, Charles Winfrey.
6. 1900 Census, Mercer Co, WV; Beaver Pond District; taken on 18 Jun 1900; Page 16B; Iamge 33
of 36; Family #277/280.
Listed as Julina Winfrey; age 59; born in VA; widow; 5 children; all living; in household of son-in-
law, James Honaker.
7. 1910 Census, Mercer Co, WV; East River District; Princeton; taken on 21 Apr 1910; Page 165A;
Image 11 of 53; Family #93/101.
Listed as Linia Winfrey; age 68; born in WV; widow; 5 children; all living; in household of son-in-
law, James R. Honaker.


Stephen Runyon

1. Note posted by Ira A. Runyon; Ancestry.com Web Site; 5 Jun 2006.
"Stephen and his wife lived in that part of Montgomery County which later became Pulaski County. His parents Richard and Hannah (Carden) Runyon conveyed by deed their farm of 283 acres on the west side of New River to Stephen on May 10, 1837. Stephen and his wife also lived in Giles County, Virginia, and owned 95 acres of land on Cave Branch, which was twenty-two miles southwest of the county courthouse in Pearisburg, Virginia. The 1850 U.S. Census of Giles County lists Stephen Runyon, his wife Nancy, and children. Stephen was fifty-one years of age, and Nancy was forty-nine. (Source: "Runyon Genealogy" by Robert & Amos Runyon, 1955, page 109.)"
2. 1850 Census, Giles Co, VA; taken on 3 Sep 1850; Page 413B; Family #434/427.
Listed as Stephen Runion; age 51; born in VA; farmer; head of household.


Nancy Farmer

1. 1850 Census, Giles Co, VA; taken on 3 Sep 1850; Page 413B; Family #434/427.
Listed as Nancy Runion; age 49; born in VA; in household of husband, Stephen Runyon.


Hannah Runyon

1. 1850 Census, Giles Co, VA; taken on 3 Sep 1850; Page 413B; Family #434/427.
Listed as Hanah Runion; age 19; born in VA; in household of father, Stephen Runyon.


Elizabeth Runyon

1. 1850 Census, Giles Co, VA; taken on 3 Sep 1850; Page 413B; Family #434/427.
Listed as Elizabeth Runion; age 15; born in VA; in household of father, Stephen Runyon.


Lucinda Runyon

1. 1850 Census, Giles Co, VA; taken on 3 Sep 1850; Page 413B; Family #434/427.
Listed as Lucinda Runion; age 10; born in VA; in household of father, Stephen Runyon.


William Runyon

1. 1850 Census, Giles Co, VA; taken on 3 Sep 1850; Page 413B; Family #434/427.
Listed as William Runion; age 21; born in VA; in household of father, Stephen Runyon.
2. 1860 Census, Giles Co, VA; White Gate PO; taken on 21 Aug 1860; Page 880; Family #751/697.
Listed as William Runion; age 30; born in VA; farm laborer; head of household.


Aurena

1. 1850 Census, Giles Co, VA; taken on 3 Sep 1850; Page 413B; Family #434/427.
Listed as Aurena Runion; age 17; born in VA; in household of father-in law, Stephen Runyon, with
husband, William Runyon.
2. 1860 Census, Giles Co, VA; White Gate PO; taken on 21 Aug 1860; Page 880; Family #751/697.
Listed as Orlena Runion; age 26; born in VA; in household of husband, William Runyon.


Isaac Runyon

1. 1860 Census, Giles Co, VA; White Gate PO; taken on 21 Aug 1860; Page 880; Family #751/697.
Listed as Isaac Runion; age 6; born in VA; in household of father, William Runyon.


John Runyon

1. 1860 Census, Giles Co, VA; White Gate PO; taken on 21 Aug 1860; Page 880; Family #751/697.
Listed as John Runion; age 2; born in VA; in household of father, William Runyon.


Richard Runyon

1. "The Heritage of McDowell Co, WV...", McDowell Co Historical Society, 1995
"Moses Blankenship" article, page 102; submitted by Robert G. Tedder, III, Oneida, TN.
2. 1850 Census, Giles Co, VA; taken on 3 Sep 1850; Page 413B; Family #434/427.
Listed as Richard Runion; age 17; born in VA; in household of father, Stephen Runyon.
3. 1860 Census, Mercer Co, VA; Princeton PO; taken on 26 Jun 1860; Page 356; Family #97/84.
Listed as Richard Runnion; age 26; born in VA; farmer; head of household.
4. Civil Wat Service Records; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Richard Runyan; enlisted on 23 Sep 1862; Company H, 60th Infantry Regiment of VA; furloughed on
15 Feb 1864; on rolls in 15 Apr 1864; wounded at Cloyds Mtn, VA on 9 May 1864; died on 1 Jun 1864
in Emery & Henry Hospital, VA (Washington, Co).


Nancy E. Runyon

1. 1860 Census, Mercer Co, VA; Princeton PO; taken on 26 Jun 1860; Page 356; Family #97/84.
Listed as Nancy E. Runnion; age 5; born in VA; in household of father, Richard Runyon.


David Jackson Runyon

1. 1860 Census, Mercer Co, VA; Princeton PO; taken on 26 Jun 1860; Page 356; Family #97/84.
Listed as David Jackson Runnion; age 3; born in VA; in household of father, Richard Runyon.


Sarah A. Runyon

1. 1860 Census, Mercer Co, VA; Princeton PO; taken on 26 Jun 1860; Page 356; Family #97/84.
Listed as Sarah A. Runnion; age 1; born in VA; in household of father, Richard Runyon.


Thomas J. Lawson

1. "The Heritage of McDowell Co, WV...", McDowell Co Historical Society, 1995
"Bertha E. Blankenship Lawson" article, page 186; submitted by Anna Bailey, Panther, WV.
2. McDowell Co, WV Marriage Records; Vol #__(1921); Page 52; WV Archives Web Site.
Thomas J. Lawson; age 24; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; miner; living at Yukon, WV; son of
Thomas and Maggie; married on 9 Apr 1921 at Wilcoe, WV; Bertha Blankenship; age 21; born in
McDowell Co, WV; single; daughter of Mose and Annie.
3. McDowell Co, WV; WW II Draft Registration Card #U-4; 27 Apr 1942; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Thomas J. Lawson; age 45; born 10 Feb 1897 in Mohawk, WV; living in Mohawk, WV; merchant;
nearest relative, Bertha Lawson, Mohawk, WV; 5'10" tall; 2103 lbs; blue eyes; broown haor; light
brown complexion.


Bertha Elizabeth Blankenship

1. "The Heritage of McDowell Co, WV...", McDowell Co Historical Society, 1995
"Moses Blankenship" article, page 102; submitted by Robert G. Tedder, III, Oneida, TN.
2. "The Heritage of McDowell Co, WV...", McDowell Co Historical Society, 1995
"Bertha E. Blankenship Lawson" article, page 186; submitted by Anna Bailey, Panther, WV.
3. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Sandy River District, page 265B, Family #472/472.
Listed as Bertha Peters, age 1, born in Apr 1899 in WV; in household of mother, Esther Runyon
Peters.
4. McDowell Co, WV Marriage Records; Vol #__(1921); Page 52; WV Archives Web Site.
Thomas J. Lawson; age 24; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; miner; living at Yukon, WV; son of
Thomas and Maggie; married on 9 Apr 1921 at Wilcoe, WV; Bertha Blankenship; age 21; born in
McDowell Co, WV; single; daughter of Mose and Annie.
5. Social Security Death Index; LDS Web Site.
Bertha Lawson; born on 22 Apr 1899; died in Feb 1987; last residence, Williamson, Mingo Co, WV.


Thomas Lawson

1. "The Heritage of McDowell Co, WV...", McDowell Co Historical Society, 1995
"Bertha E. Blankenship Lawson" article, page 186; submitted by Anna Bailey, Panther, WV.


Raymond Lawson

1. "The Heritage of McDowell Co, WV...", McDowell Co Historical Society, 1995
"Bertha E. Blankenship Lawson" article, page 186; submitted by Anna Bailey, Panther, WV.


Mae Burns

1. "The Heritage of McDowell Co, WV...", McDowell Co Historical Society, 1995
"Bertha E. Blankenship Lawson" article, page 186; submitted by Anna Bailey, Panther, WV.


Roland Bailey

1. "The Heritage of McDowell Co, WV...", McDowell Co Historical Society, 1995
"Bertha E. Blankenship Lawson" article, page 186; submitted by Anna Bailey, Panther, WV.


Anna Lawson

1. "The Heritage of McDowell Co, WV...", McDowell Co Historical Society, 1995
"Bertha E. Blankenship Lawson" article, page 186; submitted by Anna Bailey, Panther, WV.