McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families and Individuals

Notes


Ezekiel McMillen

1. 1910 Census, Raleigh Co, WV; Trap Hill District; Lester Village; taken on 26 Apr 1910; Page 261B;
Family #275/285.
Listed as Ezekial McMillon, age 39; born in WV; married once for 11 yrs; farmer; head of household.


Mary F.

1. 1910 Census, Raleigh Co, WV; Trap Hill District; Lester Village; taken on 26 Apr 1910; Page 261B;
Family #275/285.
Listed as Mary F. McMillon, age 32; born in WV; married once for 11 yrs; in household of husband;
Ezekial McMillen.


Alpha McMillen

1. 1910 Census, Raleigh Co, WV; Trap Hill District; Lester Village; taken on 26 Apr 1910; Page 261B;
Family #275/285.
Listed as Alpha McMillon, age 6; born in WV; in household of father; Ezekial McMillen.


Willaim McMillen

1. 1910 Census, Raleigh Co, WV; Trap Hill District; Lester Village; taken on 26 Apr 1910; Page 261B;
Family #275/285.
Listed as William McMillon, age 4; born in WV; in household of father; Ezekial McMillen.


Taft McMillen

1. 1910 Census, Raleigh Co, WV; Trap Hill District; Lester Village; taken on 26 Apr 1910; Page 261B;
Family #275/285.
Listed as Taft McMillon, age 1 yr, 9 mons; born in WV; in household of father; Ezekial McMillen.


Sheldon A. Bailey

1. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Ocena District, taken on 8 Apr 1930, Page 191B, Family #94.
Listed as Audie Bailey, age 4, born in WV, in household of father, Wirt Bailey.
2. 1940 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Oceana; E.D. 55-9; taken on 26 Apr 1940; Page 199B; Image 26 of 97;
Household #174.
Listed as Sheldon Bailey; age 13; born in WV; single; 6th grade education; attending school; lived in
same house on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Wirt H. Bailey.
3. Social Security Death Index; LDS Web Site.
Sheldon Bailey; born on 21 Jun 1926; died on 26 Nov 1990.


Willie Geneva "Billie" McMillen

1. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Willie Genivie Bailey
[Willie G Bailey]
[Willie Genivie McMillion]
Gender: Female
Race: White
Birth Date: 27 Jan 1930
Birth Place: Lester Raehg, West Virginia
Father Name: Avary McMillion
Mother Name: Ocie A Tolliver
Death Date: 5 Mar 2007
Type of Claim: Original SSN.
Notes: Apr: Name listed as WILLIE GENIVIE BAILEY; 16 Mar 2007: Name listed as WILLIE G BAILEY"
2. "The Register Herald"; Beckley, WV; Wednesday 7 Mar 2007; Newspaper Obit.
"OCEANA — Willie G. “Billie” Bailey, 77, passed away Monday, March 5, 2007, following a long illness. "Born Jan. 27, 1930, she was the daughter of the late Avery and Ocie Tolliver McMillion. "“Billie” attended Oceana Church of God. She enjoyed quilting, crafts and being with her family and friends. "In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Sheldon Bailey; four sisters, Ina Foley, Irene Euton, Edith Cook and Hazel McMillion; and a brother, Lomar McMillion. "Survivors include four sons, Kermit Bailey and his wife, Lillian, of Lynco, Avary Bailey and his wife, Betty, of Toney Fork, Teddy Bailey and his wife, Anita, of Radcliff, Ky., and Gary Bailey and his wife, Tammy, of Toney Fork; a sister, Maxine Clark of Beckley; a brother, Avery McMillion Jr. of Alderson; eight grandchildren; two step grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; a step great-grandchild; and numerous nieces and nephews. "A service of remembrance for Mrs. Bailey will be 1 p.m. Thursday at Lillyhaven Baptist Church with the Rev. Algie Cook officiating. Entombment will be in Sunset Memorial Park, Beckley..."
2. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Sunset memorial Park, Beckley, Raleigh Co, WV; submitted by Osborne/Hayner;
18 Aug 2013.
Willie Geneva McMillion Bailey; born 27 Jan 1930; died 5 Mar 2007; buried here; no grave marker photo shown.


Ina W. McMillen

1. 1920 Census, Raleigh Co, WV; Slab Fork District; Slab Fork Village; taken on 23 Jan 1920; Page111B;
Family #545/576.
Listed as Inie W. McMillon; age 5 mons; born in WV; in household of father, Avery McMillen.
2. 1930 Census, Raleigh Co, WV; Trap Hill District; Lester; taken on 23 Apr 1930; Page 246B;
Family #63/63.
Listed as Ina McMillon; age 11; born in WV; in household of father, Avery McMillen.


Irene McMillen

1. 1930 Census, Raleigh Co, WV; Trap Hill District; Lester; taken on 23 Apr 1930; Page 246B;
Family #63/63.
Listed as Irine McMillon; age 8; born in WV; in household of father, Avery McMillen.


Edith McMillen

1. 1930 Census, Raleigh Co, WV; Trap Hill District; Lester; taken on 23 Apr 1930; Page 246B;
Family #63/63.
Listed as Edith McMillon; age 6; born in WV; in household of father, Avery McMillen.


Maxine McMillen

1. 1930 Census, Raleigh Co, WV; Trap Hill District; Lester; taken on 23 Apr 1930; Page 246B;
Family #63/63.
Listed as Maxine McMillon; age 2 yrs, 9 mons; born in WV; in household of father, Avery McMillen.


Zane Harold Bane

1. "Wyoming County, WC Heritage", "Essie Polk Bane" article, WGS, page 79.
2. "The Register Herald"; Beckley, WV; Tuesday 14 Nov 2006; Newspaper Obit.
"COWEN — Zane Harold Bane, 74, of Cowen, passed away Saturday, Nov. 11, 2006, in Charleston Area Medical Center, Memorial Division following a short illness. "Born Sept. 10, 1932, in Wyoming County, he was the son of the late Fred and Essie Polk Bane. "Mr. Bane was of the Baptist faith and served in the US Navy during the Korean War. He enjoyed hunting and fishing and also loved working with wood and bee keeping. "In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Glen Bane; a sister, Margie Bane. "Survivors include his wife, Garnet Parsons Bane of Cowen; three sons, Jeff Bane and his wife, Amy of Ohio, Steve Bane and his wife, Lisa of Hartford, Wis. and Scott Bane and his wife, Janice, of Jacksonville, Fla.; four brothers, Frank Bane of Lynco, Bill Bane of Chicago, Ill., Gene Bane of Lynco, and Dale Bane of Crouch’s Farm; two sisters, Jessie Thompson of Chicago, Ill., and Edna Bane of Lynco; and seven grandchildren. "Service will be 11 a.m. Wednesday in Evans Memorial Chapel. Burial will follow in the McDonald Family Cemetery on Crouch’s Farm..."


Wilma Lee Cook

1. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Oceana District, taken on 24 Apr 1930, Page 201B, Family #279.
Listed as Wilmalee Cook, age 5, born in WV, in household of father, Herbert Cook.
2. "The Register Herald"; Beckley, WV; Sunday 3 Dec 2006; Newspaper Obit.
JESSE — Wilma Lee Cook Bragg, 81, of Jesse, passed away Friday, Dec. 1, 2006, at Charleston Area Medical Center, General Division, following a short illness. Born Dec. 11, 1924, at Jesse, she was the daughter of the late Herbert and Ruby Sanders Cook. Mrs. Bragg was a lifelong member of Guyandotte Baptist Church, attended Oceana High School, and was manager of Wall’s Department Store in Pineville for 11 years. She had many fond memories of working in a factory during World War II in Danville, Va., making uniform fabric for the war effort. She enjoyed reading and being with her family. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Pete Bragg; brother, Willis C. Cook; and sisters, Betty Ruth Cordle and Joann Lubonia. Survivors include two sons, Dale “Butch” Bragg and his wife, Cathie, of Point Pleasant and Gregory “Smokey” Bragg of Radford, Va.; a daughter, Sue Hutchinson and her husband, Mikel, of Jesse; grandsons, Mikel Hutchinson Jr. of Jesse and Robert Dale Bragg and his wife, Staci, of Huntington; granddaughter, Sara Beth Wray and her husband, Kenny, of Kopperston; great-grandson, Isaiah Wray of Kopperston; and several sisters-in-law, nieces and nephews. Service will be noon Monday at Guyandotte Baptist Church, Jesse, with the Rev. Stacy Brooks officiating. Burial will follow in Cook Family Cemetery, Jesse.


Thomas Lee Rowe

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1952); Page 127; WV Archives Web Site.
Thomas Rowe; age 28; born at Erling, WV; single; living at Coal Mountain, WV; son of Fred and Mae
Rowe; married on 8 Aug 1952 at Baileysville, WV; Margaie Gay Blankenship; age 22; born at
Clearfork, WV; single; living at Coal Mountain, WV; daughter of Bruce and Josie Blankenship.
2. Social Security Death Index; LDS Web Site.
Thomas Rowe; born on 3 Mar 1925; died on 8 Jun 2002; last residence, Fairdale, Raleigh Co, WV.
3. Internet posted Obit; Ricky Bailey.
"Thomas Lee Rowe, 77, of Fairdale, formerly of Lillydale, died Saturday, June 8, 2002, at his residence following a short illness. Born March 3, 1925, in Logan Co., he was the son of the late Fred and Mae Stevens Rowe. Mr. Rowe was a member of the Pentecostal faith and attended the Glen Daniel Worship Center. He was a Korean War U.S. Navy veteran. He was the last surviving member of his immediate family.

"He was preceded in death by a daughter, Betty Mae Rowe; three brothers, Paul, Johnny and Jim Rowe; and five sisters, Vadie, Sadie, Margaret, Embee and Hattie.

"Survivors include his wife of 50 years, Marjorie Gaye Blankenship Rowe of the home; three sons, Gerald Rowe of Fairdale, Terry Rowe and his wife, Lisa, of Fanrock and Johnny Rowe of Saxon; four daughters, Darlene Carter and her husband, Danny, of Glen Fork, Gaye Bailey and her husband, Gary, of Saxon, Candy Ashby and her husband, Tommy, of Bethlehem, N.C., and Jeanette Bailey and her husband, Howard, of Fairdale; 15 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren.

"Service will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at Evans Memorial Chapel, Oceana, with the Rev. Firg Proffitt officiating. Burial will follow in Palm Memorial Gardens, Matheny. ..."


Marjorie Gaye "Margie" Blankenship

1. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Slab Fork District; taken on 22 Apr 1930; Page 264A;
Family #258/362.
Listed as Marjorie Blankenship; age 6 mons; born in WV; in household of father, Bruce
Blankenship.
2. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1952); Page 127; WV Archives Web Site.
Thomas Rowe; age 28; born at Erling, WV; single; living at Coal Mountain, WV; son of Fred and Mae
Rowe; married on 8 Aug 1952 at Baileysville, WV; Margaie Gay Blankenship; age 22; born at
Clearfork, WV; single; living at Coal Mountain, WV; daughter of Bruce and Josie Blankenship.
3. "The Register Herald"; Beckley, WV; 18 Jun 2006; Newspaper Obit.
"Marjorie Gaye Rowe, 76, of Fairdale, passed away Friday, June 16, 2006, in a Beckley hospital following a short illness. "Born March 21, 1930, in Wyoming County, she was the daughter of the late Bruce Blankenship and Josie Acord Blankenship. "Mrs. Rowe was of the Pentecostal faith. She enjoyed being around her family, friends and especially her grandchildren. "In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Thomas L. Rowe; a daughter, Betty Mae Rowe; son-in-law, Howard Lee Bailey; great-granddaughter, Raegan Bryant; a sister, Goldie Spratt; and two brothers, William “Bill” Cook and James Blankenship. "Survivors include three sons, Gerald Rowe of Fairdale, Terry Rowe and his wife, Lisa, of Granite Falls, N.C., and Johnny Rowe of Saxon; four daughters, Jean-ette Bailey of Fairdale, Darlene Carter and her husband, Danny, of Glen Fork, Vivian Gaye Bailey of Saxon and Candy Ashby and her husband, Tommy, of Granite Falls; three brothers, Sam Blankenship and his wife, Freda, of Kopperston, Robert Blankenship and his wife, Shirley, of Lillydale and Holland Blankenship and his wife, Ethel, of Sun Hill; three sisters, Geneva Cole and her husband, Alvin, of Lillydale, Kathleen Hatfield and her husband, Gene, of Coal Mountain and Patsy Benjamin of Findlay, Ohio; 15 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren. "Service will be 2 p.m. Monday at Evans Memorial Chapel, Oceana, with the Rev. Firg Proffitt and the Rev. Ernest Francis officiating. Burial will follow in Palm Memorial Gardens, Matheny..."


Patsy Blankenship

1. US Public Service Index, Vol 1; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Patsy Benjamin; age 20 Oct 1941; living at 1323 Chateau Cir, Findlay, OH 45840 in 1993.