McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families and Individuals

Notes


Robert Tildeon Cook

1. 1880 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Slab Fork Township; taken on 16 Jun 1880; Page 537D;
Family #69/69.
Listed as Robert T. Cooke, age 3, born in WV; in household of father, James H. Cooke.
2. "Raleigh Co, WV Marriages, 1891-1901" transcribed by Pauline Haga, Year of 1894.
9 Sep 1894, Robert T. Cook, age 18, born in Wyoming Co, WV, resident of
Raleigh Co, WV, married Emeline Wood, age 18, born in Raleigh Co, WV.
3. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV; North Fork District; taken on 27 Jun 1900; Page 255B;
Family #637/708.
Listed as Robert Cook; age 23; born in WV in May 1877; married 5 yrs; coal miner; head of
household.
4. 1910 Census, Raleigh Co, WV; Town District; pemberton Precinct; taken on 14 May 1910;
Page 171A; Family #675/678.
Listed as Robert T. Cook; age 32; born in WV; married once for 16 yrs; laborer in logging camp;
head of household.
5. Raleigh Co, WV; WW I Draft Registration Card #2609; Beckley, WV Draft Board; 12 Sep 1918.
Robert Tilden Cook; age 43; born on 18 May 1875; living at Fitzpatrick, Raleigh Co, WV; mechanic
carpenter foreman for Raleigh Lumber Co, Fitzpatrick, WV; nearest relative, Emma K. Cook;
medium height and build; gray eyes and dark hair.
6. 1920 Census, Raleigh Co, WV; Shady Spring District; Glen Morgan Precinct; Fitzpatrick; taken on
(___) Jan 1920; Page 71B; Family #30/31.
Listed as Robert Cook; age 42; born in WV; married; carpenter; head of household.
7. 1930 Census, Raleigh Co, WV; Town District; Pemberton; taken on 18 Apr 1930; Page 261A;
Family #410/410.
Listed as Robert T. Cook; age 53; born in WV; married at 17; carpenter; head of household.
8. Mercer Co, WV; WW II Draft registration card #1443; Princeton, WV Draft Board; 27 Apr 1942.
Robert Jildeon Cook; age 64; born on 18 May 1877 in Wyoming Co, WV; living at Kilarney,
Raleigh Co, WV; employed by Lilly Branch Coal Co; person who will always know address, Emma
Cook; 5'7" tall; 155 lbs; brown eyes and gray hair; ruddy complexion.


Kessie Emaline Wood

1. "Raleigh Co, WV Marriages, 1891-1901" transcribed by Pauline Haga, Year of 1894.
9 Sep 1894, Robert T. Cook, age 18, born in Wyoming Co, WV, resident of
Raleigh Co, WV, married Emeline Wood, age 18, born in Raleigh Co, WV.
2. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV; North Fork District; taken on 27 Jun 1900; Page 255B;
Family #637/708.
Listed as Emaline Cook; age 24; born in WV in Jun 1874; married 5 yrs; 4 children, all living;
in household of husband, Robert T. Cook.
3. 1910 Census, Raleigh Co, WV; Town District; pemberton Precinct; taken on 14 May 1910; page 171A;
Family #675/678.
Listed as Kessie E. Cook; age 34; born in WV; married once for 16 yrs; 9 children, 7 living;
in household of husband, Robert T. Cook.
4. 1920 Census, Raleigh Co, WV; Shady Spring District; Glen Morgan Precinct; Fitzpatrick; taken on
(___) Jan 1920; Page 71B; Family #30/31.
Listed as Emma Cook; age 44; born in WV; married; in household of husband, Robert T. Cook.
5. 1930 Census, Raleigh Co, WV; Town District; Pemberton; taken on 18 Apr 1930; Page 261A;
Family #410/410.
Listed as Emmaline Cook; age 54; born in WV; married at 18; in household of husband, Robert T.
Cook.


Mary E. Cook

1. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV; North Fork District; taken on 27 Jun 1900; Page 255B;
Family #637/708.
Listed as Mary E. Cook; age 4; born in WV in Jul 1895; in household of father, Robert T. Cook.
2. 1910 Census, Raleigh Co, WV; Town District; pemberton Precinct; taken on 14 May 1910; page 171A;
Family #675/678.
Listed as Mary E. Cook; age 14; born in WV; in household of father, Robert T. Cook.


Martha A. Cook

1. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV; North Fork District; taken on 27 Jun 1900; Page 255B;
Family #637/708.
Listed as Martha A. Cook; age 3; born in WV in Mar 1897; in household of father, Robert T. Cook.
2. 1910 Census, Raleigh Co, WV; Town District; pemberton Precinct; taken on 14 May 1910; page 171A;
Family #675/678.
Listed as Martha A. Cook; age 13; born in WV; in household of father, Robert T. Cook.


James E. Cook

1. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV; North Fork District; taken on 27 Jun 1900; Page 255B;
Family #637/708.
Listed as James E. Cook; age 2; born in WV in Mar 1898; in household of father, Robert T. Cook.


Macy H. Cook

1. 1910 Census, Raleigh Co, WV; Town District; pemberton Precinct; taken on 14 May 1910; page 171A;
Family #675/678.
Listed as Macey H. Cook; age 6; born in WV; in household of father, Robert T. Cook.
2. 1920 Census, Raleigh Co, WV; Shady Spring District; Glen Morgan Precinct; Fitzpatrick; taken on
(___) Jan 1920; Page 71B; Family #30/31.
Listed as Macy Cook; age 16; born in WV; in household of father, Robert T. Cook.


Fred M. Cook

1. 1910 Census, Raleigh Co, WV; Town District; pemberton Precinct; taken on 14 May 1910; page 171A;
Family #675/678.
Listed as Fred M. Cook; age 3; born in WV; in household of father, Robert T. Cook.
2. 1920 Census, Raleigh Co, WV; Shady Spring District; Glen Morgan Precinct; Fitzpatrick; taken on
(___) Jan 1920; Page 71B; Family #30/31.
Listed as Fred Cook; age 13; born in WV; in household of father, Robert T. Cook.


Gladys Cook

1. 1920 Census, Raleigh Co, WV; Shady Spring District; Glen Morgan Precinct; Fitzpatrick; taken on
(___) Jan 1920; Page 71B; Family #30/31.
Listed as Gladis Cook; age 8; born in WV; in household of father, Robert T. Cook.


Robert E. Cook

1. 1920 Census, Raleigh Co, WV; Shady Spring District; Glen Morgan Precinct; Fitzpatrick; taken on
(___) Jan 1920; Page 71B; Family #30/31.
Listed as Robert Cook; age 7; born in WV; in household of father, Robert T. Cook.
2. 1930 Census, Raleigh Co, WV; Town District; Pemberton; taken on 18 Apr 1930; Page 261A;
Family #410/410.
Listed as Robert E. Cook; age 17; born in WV; in household of father, Robert T. Cook.


William Owen "Billy" Rose

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; taken on 28 Apr 1930; Page 222A;
Family #533/550.
Listed as Billy Rose; age 5; born in WV; in household of father, Charles Rose.
2. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Big Sandy; E.D. 24-36; taken on 26 Apr
1940; Page 737B; Image 34 of 48; Household #282.
Listed as Billy Rose; age 15; born in WV; 7th grade education; not attending school; lived in same
place on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Charles P. Rose.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1943); Page 309; WV Archives Web Site.
Billy Rose; age 18; born at Fall River, WV; single; living at Panther, WV; married on 18 Jan 1943 at
Welch, WV; Lillian Elkins; age 16; born in KY; single; living at Big Sandy, WV; with consent of Mary
Rose, mother of Billy Rose, and Melvin Elkins, father of Lillian Elkins.
4. "The Heritage if McDowell County, West Virginia 1858 - 1999"; 1999; McDowell Co Historical
Society;
"World War II Veterans", Page 58. Republished from "Young American Patriots, 1946, Richmond,
VA, Page 757.
Billy O. Rose; Private, US Army; born 26 Jan 1926; enlisted on 12 Jul 1943 at Ft. Thomas, KY; served
in Europe; son of Mr/Mrs Charles E. and Mary Rose of Panther, WV; husband of Mrs. Lillian Elkins
Rose of Big Sandy, WV.
5. Russell Co, VA; Marriage License #37142; Ancestry.com Web Site.
William Owen Rose; age 33; born and living at Roderfield, WV; single; surveyor; son of Charlie and
Mary Rose; married on 7 Dec 1958 Mary Leona Belcher; age 20; born in Maitland, WV; single; living
in Davy, WV; daughter of Garrett and Cynthia (Belcher) Belcher.
6. FindAGrave.com Web Site; England Cemetery, Hensley, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
William Owen Rose; born 26 Jan 1925 in Roderfield, WV; died 16 Sep 1996 in Davy, WV; buried
here; no grave marker photo shown.


Lillian Elkins

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1943); Page 309; WV Archives Web Site.
Billy Rose; age 18; born at Fall River, WV; single; living at Panther, WV; married on 18 Jan 1943 at
Welch, WV; Lillian Elkins; age 16; born in KY; single; living at Big Sandy, WV; with consent of Mary
Rose, mother of Billy Rose, and Melvin Elkins, father of Lillian Elkins.


Ira Howard Deskins

1. "The Heritage if McDowell County, West Virginia 1858 - 1999"; 1999; McDowell Co Historical Society;
Ira Howard Deskins article; Page 75; submitted by M/M Frank (Cloia) Deskins, Hartford, IN.
2. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Bradshaw; taken on 3/4 Jan 1920; Page 226A;
Family #222/224.
Listed as Ira Deskins; age 1 mon; born in WV; in household of father, George S. Deskins.


Sylvia Davis

1. "The Heritage if McDowell County, West Virginia 1858 - 1999"; 1999; McDowell Co Historical Society;
Ira Howard Deskins article; Page 75; submitted by M/M Frank (Cloia) Deskins, Hartford, IN.


William Edward Deskins

1. "The Heritage if McDowell County, West Virginia 1858 - 1999"; 1999; McDowell Co Historical Society;
William Edward Deskins article; Page 75; submitted by M/M Frank (Cloia) Deskins, Hartford, IN.
2. Facebook Posting; "McDowell County, WV Genealogy & Family History"; 2 Sep 2021 by Latesa
Conley; with picture.
"William Ed Deskins, son of George and Evelyn Deskins. He served in WWII."


Audrey E. Matney

1. "The Heritage if McDowell County, West Virginia 1858 - 1999"; 1999; McDowell Co Historical Society;
William Edward Deskins article; Page 75; submitted by M/M Frank (Cloia) Deskins, Hartford, IN.
2. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; taken on 9 Apr 1930; Page 252A; Image 23 of
51; Family #198/200.
Listed as Audra Matney; age 2 yrs, 11 mons; born in WV; in household of father, Dave Matney.


David William "Dave" Matney Sr

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Book #__(1891); Page 198; WV Archives Web Site.
Dave Matney; age 22; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; laborer; living at English, WV; son of John
and Pricy; married on 4 Mar 1913 at Bradshaw, WV; Bertha Addair; age 21; born in McDowell Co,
WV; single; daughter of William and ____.
2. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; taken on 9 Apr 1930; Page 252A; Image 23 of
51; Family #198/200.
Listed as Dave Matney; age 35; born in WV (sic, VA); married at 20; section hand on railroad; head
of household.
3. Social Security Applications and Clamis Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Dave Matney
Gender: Male
Race: White
Birth Date: 13 Feb 1894
Birth Place: Blacky Bucha, Virginia
Father Name: John Matney
Mother Name: Pricey Stacy
Disability Status: Disability established - no record of type.
Type of Claim: Original SSN.
Notes: Apr 1937: Name listed as DAVE MATNEY..."
3. FindAGrave.com Website; submitted by RobMinteer; 2 Jan 2013.
" Dave Matney
Birth 13 Feb 1893
Blackey, Buchanan County, Virginia, USA
Death 22 Oct 1961 (aged 68)
English, McDowell County, West Virginia, USA
Burial
Short Ridge Cemetery
Garland, McDowell County, West Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 102938960"


Bertha M. Addair

1. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Sandy River District, page 244A, Family #90.
Listed as Bertha M. Adair, age 7, born in Mar 1893, in household of father, William Adair.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Book #__(1891); Page 198; WV Archives Web Site.
Dave Matney; age 22; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; laborer; living at English, WV; son of John
and Pricy; married on 4 Mar 1913 at Bradshaw, WV; Bertha Addair; age 21; born in McDowell Co,
WV; single; daughter of William and ____.
3. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; taken on 9 Apr 1930; Page 252A; Image 23 of
51; Family #198/200.
Listed as Bertha Matney; age 36; born in WV; married at 21; in household of husband, Dave Matney.
4. FindAGrave.com Website; submitted by RobMinteer; 2 Jan 2013.
"Bertha Addair Matney
Birth 13 Feb 1892
Death 10 Oct 1958 (aged 66)
Burial
Short Ridge Cemetery
Garland, McDowell County, West Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 102938922 "


Henry Matney

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; taken on 9 Apr 1930; Page 252A; Image 23 of
51; Family #198/200.
Listed as Henry Matney; age 10; born in WV; in household of father, Dave Matney.
2. West Virginia, U.S., Deaths Index, 1853-1973; Ancestry.com Website.
"Name: Henry Matney
Birth Date: 20 Feb 1920
Birth Place: West Virginia
Death Date: 22 Feb 1936
Death Place: English, McDowell, West Virginia
Burial Date: 24 Feb 1936
Burial Place: Garland, West Virginia
Race: White
Marital status: Single
Gender: Male
Father Name: Dave Matney
Father Birth Place: Virginia
Mother Name: Bertha Addair
Mother Birth Place: West Virginia
FHL Film Number: 800212"
3. FindAGrave.com Website; submitted by Willow; 29 Mar 2013.
" Henry Matney
Birth 20 Feb 1920
Death 27 Feb 1936 (aged 16)
Burial
Short Ridge Cemetery
Garland, McDowell County, West Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 107489703"

Additional Information Posted:
"Son of David William and Bertha Addair Matney."


Ermine Matney

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; taken on 9 Apr 1930; Page 252A; Image 23 of
51; Family #198/200.
Listed as Erman Matney; age 8; born in WV; in household of father, Dave Matney.
2. World War II Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947; Ancestry.com Website.
"Name: Ermine Matney
Race: White
Age: 20
Relationship to Draftee: Self (Head)
Birth Date: 24 Feb 1922
Birth Place: Atwell, West Virginia, USA
Residence Place: English, McDowell, West Virginia, USA
Registration Date: 30 Jun 1942
Registration Place: English, Mcdowell, West Virginia, USA
Employer: Norfolk And Western R R Co
Height: 5 10
Weight: 145
Complexion: Light
Hair Color: Brown
Eye Color: Blue
Next of Kin: Dave Matney
Household Members Age Relationship
Ermine Matney 20 Self (Head)"
3. FindAGrave.com Website; submitted by US Veterns Affairs Office; 3 Mar 2000; maintained by US
Vetrans Affairs.
" Ermine Matney
Birth 24 Feb 1922
Death 11 Apr 1967 (aged 45)
Burial
Golden Gate National Cemetery
San Bruno, San Mateo County, California, USA
Plot Section B Site 742-L
Memorial ID 3605910"

Inscription: WEST VIRGINIA * SFC * CORPS OF ENGS * WORLD WAR II * KOREA


David William "Junior" Matney Jr

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; taken on 9 Apr 1930; Page 252A; Image 23 of
51; Family #198/200.
Listed as Junior Matney; age 6; born in WV; in household of father, Dave Matney.
2. World War II Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947; Ancestry.com Website.
"Name: William Dave Matney
Race: White
Age: 18
Relationship to Draftee: Self (Head)
Birth Date: 25 Apr 1924
Birth Place: McDowell, West Virginia, USA
Residence Place: English, McDowell, West Virginia, USA
Registration Date: 30 Jun 1942
Registration Place: English, Mcdowell, West Virginia, USA
Height: 5 6
Weight: 135
Complexion: Sallow
Hair Color: Brown
Eye Color: Brown
Next of Kin: Dave Matney
Household Members Age Relationship
William Dave Matney 18 Self (Head) "
3. FindAGrave.com Website; submitted by Susie Bullock; 28 Aug 2014; maintained by Find a Grave.
" David William “Junior” Matney Jr.
Birth 25 Apr 1925
Excelsior, McDowell County, West Virginia, USA
Death 14 Oct 2011 (aged 86)
Welch, McDowell County, West Virginia, USA
Burial
Shortridge Cemetery
Atwell, McDowell County, West Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 134977452"

Additional Information Posted:
"
David William “Junior” Matney Jr.
Birth 25 Apr 1925
Excelsior, McDowell County, West Virginia, USA
Death 14 Oct 2011 (aged 86)
Welch, McDowell County, West Virginia, USA
Burial
Shortridge Cemetery
Atwell, McDowell County, West Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 134977452 · View Source

Memorial
Photos 1
Flowers 1

Junior" David William Matney, Jr.
(April 25, 1925 - October 14, 2011)

"David William “Junior” Matney, Jr., age 86 of Welch, WV died Friday, October 14, 2011 at Golden Harvest-Welch Community Hospital in Welch, WV. Born April 25, 1925 at Excelsior, WV he was a son of the late David William Matney, Sr. and Bertha Addair Matney. He was of the Christian faith and enjoyed singing in church. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by three sisters, Maudie Click, Mary Rose, and Audrey Deskins; two brothers, Ermine Matney and Henry Matney; two nieces, Edna Sweeney and Sue Blevins; five nephews, David Rose, Larry Rose, Earl Rose, Johnny Blevins, and Wayne Matney. He was the last surviving member of his immediate family.

"He is survived by numerous nieces and nephews.

"Funeral services will be conducted at 1 PM Monday, October 17, 2011 at the Jesus Church of Bartley in Barley, WV with the Reverend Roger Hale and the Reverend Roger Pete Woods officiating. Burial will follow at Shortridge Cemetery near Atwell Mountain in McDowell County. Nephews will serve as pallbearers.

"The family will receive friends at the church after 6 PM Sunday, October 16, 2011.

Peery & St. Clair Funeral Home of Tazewell, VA is serving the family of Junior Matney.

"Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.peerystclairfuneralhome.com"


Walter Kelly Deskins

1. "The Heritage if McDowell County, West Virginia 1858 - 1999"; 1999; McDowell Co Historical Society;
Walter Kelly Deskins article; Page 75; submitted by M/M Frank (Cloia) Deskins, Hartford, IN.


Abby M. Jones

1. "The Heritage if McDowell County, West Virginia 1858 - 1999"; 1999; McDowell Co Historical Society;
Walter Kelly Deskins article; Page 75; submitted by M/M Frank (Cloia) Deskins, Hartford, IN.
2. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; taken on 10 Apr 1930; Page 252B; Image
24 of 51; Family #213/209.
Listed as Abbie Jones; age 8; born in WV; in household of father, William Jones.
3. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Lex; E.D.24-60; Page 1199B; Image 36 of
132; Household #279.
Listed as Addie Jones; age 17; born in WV; 2 yrs HS education; attending school; lived in same
house on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, William Jones.


General Franklin Deskins

1. "The Heritage if McDowell County, West Virginia 1858 - 1999"; 1999; McDowell Co Historical Society;
General Franklin Deskins article; Page 75; submitted by M/M Frank (Cloia) Deskins, Hartford, IN.
2. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1999"; 1999; By Geneva Steel, Tom
Hatcher and Sandra Long; "Franklin and Cloia Baker Deskins"; Article; Page 139; submitted by Mrs
Cloia Deskins, 21 Belfast Court, Hartford City, IN 47348.


Cloia Baker

1. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1995", McDowell Co, Historical Society, 1995,
page 94, "Rev. Andy and Prisilla Baker" article, submitted by Cloria Baker Deskins.
Andrew Harvey Baker's second wife was Priscilla Stacy.
Daughter, Cloia Baker; born on 22 Aug 1927.
2. "Bluefield Daily Telegraph", Bluefield, WV, Wednesday 3 Aug 2005, Newspaper Obit.
"JOLO- Martha "Riffe" Blankenship, 80, of Jolo, died Sunday, July 31, 2005 at her residence..." "Survivors include...brother, Jasper Baker of Blountville, Tenn... sisters, Ida Beaver of Jolo, Cloia
Deskins of Hartford City, Ind..."
3. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1999"; 1999; By Geneva Steel, Tom
Hatcher and Sandra Long; "Franklin and Cloia Baker Deskins"; Article; Page 139; submitted by Mrs
Cloia Deskins, 21 Belfast Court, Hartford City, IN 47348.


Terry Wayne Deskins

1. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1999"; 1999; By Geneva Steel, Tom
Hatcher and Sandra Long; "Franklin and Cloia Baker Deskins"; Article; Page 139; submitted by Mrs
Cloia Deskins, 21 Belfast Court, Hartford City, IN 47348.


Judy Lynn Deskins

1. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1999"; 1999; By Geneva Steel, Tom
Hatcher and Sandra Long; "Franklin and Cloia Baker Deskins"; Article; Page 139; submitted by Mrs
Cloia Deskins, 21 Belfast Court, Hartford City, IN 47348.


Thomas Clyde Deskins

1. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia 1858 - 1999"; 1999; McDowell Co Historical Society;
Thomas Clyde Deskins article; Page 76; submitted by M/M Frank (Cloia) Deskins, Hartford, IN.
2. Virginia, U.S., Marriage Records, 1936-2014; Ancestry.com Website.
"Name: Thomas Clyde Deskins
Gender: Male
Race: White
Age: 62
Birth Date: 13 Jan 1926
Marriage Registration Place: Buchanan, Virginia, USA
Marriage Date: 5 Nov 1988
Marriage Place: Grundy, Virginia, USA
Father: George Smith Deskins
Mother: Evelyn Victoria Addair
Spouse: Wilma Frances Rose Hawks
Certificate Number: 1988060079"


Pansy Jones

1. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia 1858 - 1999"; 1999; McDowell Co
Historical Society;
Thomas Clyde Deskins article; Page 76; submitted by M/M Frank (Cloia) Deskins, Hartford, IN.
2. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; taken on 10 Apr 1930; Page 252B; Image
24 of 51; Family #213/209.
Listed as Pansy Jones; age 3 yrs 1 mon; born in WV; in household of father, William Jones.


William M."Bill" Jones

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1908); Page 182; WV Archives Web Site.
William Jones; age 22; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; farmer; living at Lex, WV; son of
_______; married on 6 Apr 1908 in McDowell Co, WV; Laura E. Snort; age 18; born in McDowell
Co, WV; single; daughter of W.A. and Martah A.
2. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; taken on 11 May 1910; Page 94A; Image 30
of 31; Family #268/270.
Listed as William Jones; age 24; born in WV; married once for 2 yrs; farmer; head of household.
3. McDowell Co, WV; WW I; Draft Registration Card #916; 12 Sep 1917; Ancestry.com Web Site.
William Jones; age 34; born 22 Jul 1884; living at Lex, WV; farmer; nearest relative, Laura Jones,
wife, Lex, WV; medium height and build; back eyes and brown hair.
4. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Bradshaw; taken on 30/31 Jan 1920; Page
223A; Image 19 of 26; Family #155/155.
Listed as William Jones; age 35; born in WV; married; farmer; head of husehold.
5. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; taken on 10 Apr 1930; Page 252B; Image
24 of 51; Family #213/209.
Listed as William Jones; age 44; born in WV; married at 21; farmer; head of household.
6. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Lex; E.D.24-60; Page 1199B; Image 36 of
132; Household #279.
Listed as William Jones; age 56; born in WV; married; 2nd grade education; lived in same house
on 1 Apr 1935; laborer on road maintainence; head of household.
7. McDowell Co, WV; WW II Draft Registration Card #U390; 27 Apr 1942; Ancestry.com Web Site.
William M. Jones; age 57; born 22 Jul 1885 (sic, 1884) at English, WV; living at Lex, WV; farmer;
person who will always know address, Laura Jones, Lex, WV; 5'4" tall; 145 lbs; brown eyes;
brown hair; dark complexion.
8. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #'69 007484; WV Archives Web Site via LDS Web Site.
William M. Jones; age 84; born 22 Jul 1884 in WV; married; husband of Laura Short; retired
railroad worker; living at Atwell Mtn, WV; son of Preston and Pricie _____(Jones); died 5 May
1969 at Atwell Mtn, WV; from and acute coronary thrombosis; buried 7 May 1969 in Shortridge
Cemetery, Garland, WV; informant, Abby Deskins, Iaeger, WV.


Laura E. Short

1. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Sandy River District, page 244A, Family #95.
Listed as Laura? Short, age 11, born in Oct 1888 in WV, in household of father, William Short.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1908); Page 182; WV Archives Web Site.
William Jones; age 22; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; farmer; living at Lex, WV; son of _______;
married on 6 Apr 1908 in McDowell Co, WV; Laura E. Snort; age 18; born in McDowell Co, WV;
single; daughter of W.A. and Martah A.
3. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; taken on 11 May 1910; Page 94A; Image 30
of 31; Family #268/270.
Listed as Laura Jones; age 21; born in WV; married once for 2 yrs; 1 child, 1 living; in household
of husband, William Jones.
4. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Bradshaw; taken on 30/31 Jan 1920; Page
223A; Image 19 of 26; Family #155/155.
Listed as Laura Jones; age 31; born in WV; married; in household of husband, William Jones.
5. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; taken on 10 Apr 1930; Page 252B; Image
24 of 51; Family #213/209.
Listed as Laura Jones; age 42; born in WV; married at 18; in household of husband, William Jones.
6. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Lex; E.D.24-60; Page 1199B; Image 36 of
132; Household #279.
Listed as Laura Jones; age 51; born in WV; married; 8th grade education; lived in same house
on 1 Apr 1935; in household of husband, William Jones.


Lee C. Jones

1. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; taken on 11 May 1910; Page 94A; Image 30
of 31; Family #268/270.
Listed as Lee Jones; age 5 mons; born in WV; in household of father, William Jones.
2. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Bradshaw; taken on 30/31 Jan 1920; Page
223A; Image 19 of 26; Family #155/155.
Listed as Lee C. Jones; age 10; born in WV; in household of father, William Jones.


Edna A. Jones

1. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Bradshaw; taken on 30/31 Jan 1920; Page
223A; Image 19 of 26; Family #155/155.
Listed as Edna A. Jones; age 6; born in WV; in household of father, William Jones.
2. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; taken on 10 Apr 1930; Page 252B; Image
24 of 51; Family #213/209.
Listed as Brookie Jones; age 17; born in WV; in household of father, William Jones.


John A. Jones

1. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Bradshaw; taken on 30/31 Jan 1920; Page
223A; Image 19 of 26; Family #155/155.
Listed as John A. Jones; age 4; born in WV; in household of father, William Jones.
2. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; taken on 10 Apr 1930; Page 252B; Image
24 of 51; Family #213/209.
Listed as John Jones; age 14; born in WV; in household of father, William Jones.
3. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Lex; E.D.24-60; Page 1199B; Image 36 of
132; Household #279.
Listed as John A. Jones; age 25; born in WV; single; 8th grade education; lived in same house
on 1 Apr 1935; motorman in coal mine; in household of father, William Jones.