McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families and Individuals

Notes


Henry Terry Puckett Sr

1. 1910 Census, Tazewell Co, VA; Jeffersonville District; Thompson Valley; taken on 19 Apr 1910;
Page 132A; Image 5 of 21; Family #40/40.
Listed as Herny T. Puckett; age 16; born in VA; farm laborer; in household of father, Samuel H.
Puckett.
2. 1920 Census, Tazewell Co, VA; Jeffersonville District; taken on 28 Jan 1920; Page 152A; Image
9 of 18; Family #78/78.
Listed as Herny T. Puckett; age 27; born in VA; coal miner; in household of father, Samuel H.
Puckett.
3. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1924); Page 90; WV Archives Web Site.
Henry Puckett; age 29; born in Tazewell Co, VA; living at Glen Morrison, WV; son of Harvey and
Mary Puckett; married on 27 Aug 1924 at Alpoca, WV; Violet Adams; age 18; born in Wyoming
Co, WV; living at Alpoca, WV; daughter of Simon and Martha Adams.
4. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; taken on 26 Apr 1930; Page 119A; Image 37
of 52; Family #328/332.
Listed as Henry Puckett; age 38; born in VA; married at 32; foreman in coal mine; head of
household.
5. 1940 Census, Buchanan Co, VA; Garden District; E.D. 14-2; taken on 18 Apr 1940; Page 67A;
Image 66 of 80; Household #11.
Listed as Henry T. Puckett; age 42; born in VA; married; 4th grade education; lived in McDowell
Co, WV on 1 Apr 1935; section foreman in coal mine; head of household.
6. Wyoming Co, WV; WW II Draft Registration Card #U-780; 27 Apr 1942; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Henry Terry Puckett; age 48; born 17 Jun 1893 in Tazewell Co, VA; living at Oceana, WV; person
who will always know address, Mrs. Violet Puckett, Oceana, WV; employed by Wyoming Mining
Corp, Oceana, WV; 5'9" tall; 155 lbs; blue eyes; gary and brown hair; light complexion.
7. Wyoming Co, WV; Death Certificate #'54 004601; WV Archives Web Site via LDS Web Site.
Henry Terry Puckett; age 70; born 17 Jun 1893 in Tazewell Co, VA; married; living at Ocena, WV;
coal miner; served in WW I in 1918; SS #236-09-0230; son of Samuel and Sarilda (Hagar)
Puckett; died 13 Mar 1964 at Oceana, WV; from a coronary occlusion due to arteiosclerosis; three
previous coronary occulions with infarction; buried 15 Mar 1964 in Hillcrest Memorial, Matheny,
WV; informant, Milton Puckett, Oceana, WV.
8. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Palm Memorial Gardens, Matheny, WV; submitted by Patty Greene, 2
Jan 2009.
Henry Terry Puckett, Sr; born 17 Jun 1893; died 13 Mar 1964; WV Private, Company D, 317
Infantry, WW I; buried here.


Violet A. Adams

1. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Center District, taken on 21 Apr 1910, Page 217A, Family #55.
Listed as Violet Adams, age 2, born in WV, in household of father, Simeon Adams.
2. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1924); Page 90; WV Archives Web Site.
Henry Puckett; age 29; born in Tazewell Co, VA; living at Glen Morrison, WV; son of Harvey and
Mary Puckett; married on 27 Aug 1924 at Alpoca, WV; Violet Adams; age 18; born in Wyoming
Co, WV; living at Alpoca, WV; daughter of Simon and Martha Adams.
3. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; taken on 26 Apr 1930; Page 119A; Image 37
of 52; Family #328/332.
Listed as Violet Puckett; age 22; born in VA; married at 16; in household of husband, Hery T.
Puckett.
4. 1940 Census, Buchanan Co, VA; Garden District; E.D. 14-2; taken on 18 Apr 1940; Page 67A;
Image 66 of 80; Household #11.
Listed as Violet Puckett; age 31; born in WV; married; 7th grade education; lived in McDowell
Co, WV on 1 Apr 1935; in household of husband, Henry T. Puckett.
5. "The Register Herald"; Beckley, WV; Monday 16 Oct 2006; Newspaper Obit.
"OCEANA — Violet A. Puckett, 98, of Oceana, passed away Monday, Oct. 16, 2006, in Boone Memorial Hospital following a short illness. "Born May 22, 1908, at Windom, W.Va., she was the daughter of the late Simion Adams and Martha Cook Adams. "Mrs. Puckett attended the Delilah United Methodist Church. She enjoyed cooking, reading, sewing and quilting. She loved being with her family and friends especially her grandchildren. "In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Henry Terry Puckett Sr.; a son, Milton B. Puckett; two granddaughters; a great-grandson; two sisters; three brothers and two sons-in-law. "Survivors include a son, Terry Puckett Jr. and his wife, Verlie of Oceana; three daughters, Joan Lawson of Draper, Va., Mary Lou Lusk of Herndon, and Anita Toler and her husband, Vaughn of Madison; a brother, Harold Adams and his wife, Pat of Hobbs, New Mexico; a daughter-in-law, Eleanor Puckett of Oceana; 19 grandchildren; 34 great-grandchildren; and five great-great-grandchildren. "A graveside service will be 1 p.m. Wednesday at Palm Memorial Gardens Mausoleum with the Rev. Ralph Whitten officiating. Burial will follow..."
5. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Palm Memorial Gardens, Matheny, WV; submitted by Patty Greene, 2
Jan 2009.
Violet A. Adams Puckett; born 22 May 1908; died 16 oct 2006; buried here.


Wallace Breeden Sr

1. 1910 Census, Buchanan Co, VA; Grundy District; taken on 3 may 1910; Page 149B; Iamge 26 of
41; Family #213/213.
Listed as Wallis Breeding; age 24; born in VA; married once for 3 yrs; farmer; head of household.
2. Wyoming Co, WV; WW II Draft registration Card #U-1797; 27 Apr 1942; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Wallace Breeden; age 54; born 22 Mar 1888 in Buchanan Co, VA; living at Oceana, WV; employed
by Wyoming Coal Corp, Oceana, WV; person who will always know address, Wallace Breeden, Jr,
Oceana, WV; 5'6" tall; 164 lbs; blue eyes; red hair; ruddy complexion.
3. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1943); Page 85; WV Archives Web Site.
Wallace Breeding; age 54; born in McDowell Co, WV; widowed; living at Bradshaw, WV; son of
Marion and Rachel Breeding; married on 13 Feb 1943 "at my residence (W.A. Tolaer) on Reedy Creek;
Eva Cline; age 48; born at Clearfork, WV; widow; living in Wyoming Co, WV; daughter of Clayburn
and Ninnie (Toler) Blankenship.


Eva Blankenship

1. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV,Clear Fork District, taken on 13 Jun 1900, Page 253B, Family #158.
Listed as Eva Blankenship, age 3, born in WV in Sep 1896, in household of step-father, Henderson M.
Blankenship.
2. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Clear Fork District, taken on 27 Apr 1910, Page 243A, Family #126.
Listed as Eva Blankenship, age 14, born in WV, in household of step-father, Henderson Blankenship.
3. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1913); Page 133; WV Archives Web Site.
Walter Cline; age 22; born and living in Wyoming Co, WV; son of _____: married on 19 Mar 1913 at
residence of minister and father, A.W. Cline, Squire, WV; Eva Blankenship; age 17; born and living in
Wyoming Co, WV; daughter of Hence and Numey Blankenship.
4. 1920 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Clear Fork District, taken on 6/7 Jan 1920, Page 205A, Family #26.
Listed as Eva Cline, age 22, born in WV, in household of husband, George W. Cline.
5. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Clear Fork District, taken on 9 Apr 1930, Page 168A, Family #66.
Listed as Eva Cline, age 32, born in WV, married at 16, in household of husband, George W. Cline.
6. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1943); Page 85; WV Archives Web Site.
Wallace Breeding; age 54; born in McDowell Co, WV; widowed; living at Bradshaw, WV; son of
Marion and Rachel Breeding; married on 13 Feb 1943 "at my residence (W.A. Tolaer) on Reedy Creek;
Eva Cline; age 48; born at Clearfork, WV; widow; living in Wyoming Co, WV; daughter of Clayburn
and Ninnie (Toler) Blankenship.


Harold Everett Walters Sr

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1942); Page 476; WV Archives Web Site.
Harold Everett Cline; age 19; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; living at Clearfork, WV; son of Kyle
Everett and Clara Florence Walters; married on 10 Aug 1942 at Clearfork, WV; Geneva Cline; age
17; born in Wyoming Co, WV; single; living at Clearfork, WV; daughter of Walter and Eva Cline.
2. Social Security Death Index; LDS Web Site.
Harold Walters; born on 7 Dec 1922; died on 18 jun 1996; living at Level Plains, Dale Co, AL at
death.
3. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 9 Dec 2013.
Harold Everett Walters; born 7 Dec 1922; died 18 Jun 1996; buried here; grave marker photo shown.
"TEC 5 US ARMY * WORLD WAR II".


Geneva Cline

1. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Clear Fork District, taken on 9 Apr 1930, Page 168A, Family #66.
Listed as Geneva Cline, age 5, born in WV, in household of father, George W. Cline.
2. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1942); Page 476; WV Archives Web Site.
Harold Everett Cline; age 19; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; living at Clearfork, WV; son of Kyle
Everett and Clara Florence Walters; married on 10 Aug 1942 at Clearfork, WV; Geneva Cline; age
17; born in Wyoming Co, WV; single; living at Clearfork, WV; daughter of Walter and Eva Cline.
3. "The Register Herald"; Beckley, WV; Sunday 7 Jan 2007; Newspaper Obit.
"Geneva Cline Walters, 81, of Lynco, passed away Saturday, Jan. 6, 2007, following a long illness. "Born July 14, 1925, at Wyoming County, she was the daughter of the late Walter Cline and Eva Blankenship Cline Breeding. "Mrs. Walters attended the Joseph Baptist Church. She enjoyed gardening, working in her yard, and being with her grandchildren. "In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her stepfather, Wallace Breeding; two brothers, Raymond and Jesse Cline; two sisters, Sadie Cole Sowards and Daisy Cline; and two daughters-in-law, Brenda Craft Walters and Deborah Sluss Walters. "Survivors include three sons, Harold Walters of Pigeon Forge, Tenn., Kyle Walters and his wife Deloris of Oceana, and Jerry Walters of Sevierville, Tenn.; five grandsons, David, Scott, Brad, Patrick, and Timothy Walters; a granddaughter, Heather Roop; two great-grandsons, Jordan Thornsbury and Hunter Walters; and six great-granddaughters, Shawnda, MaKayla, Haley, and Aleyah Walters, Madison Wells, and Holly Roop. "Service will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday in the Evans Memorial Chapel, with the Rev. Tom Milam officiating. Burial will follow in Palm Memorial Gardens, Matheny..."


William Cornelius Rose Jr

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; taken on 10 Apr 1930; Page 102B;
Family #2295/281.
Listed as Junior Rose; age 6; born in WV; in household of father, Neal Rose.
2. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Superior; E.D. 24-41; taken on 6 Apr 1940;
Page 807B; Image 18 of 36; Household #153.
Listed as Neal Rose, Jr; age 16; born in WV; 8th grade education; attending school;
lived in same house on1 Apr 1935; in household of father, William C. Rose, Sr.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1949); Page 198; WV Archives Web Site.
William Cornelius Rose, Jr; age 24; born and living at Superior, WV; single; married on 19 Apr 1949
at Welch, WV; Lucy Company; age 23; born at Premier, WV; divorced; living at Welch, WV.
4. E-Mail from Neal Rose; 14 Apr 2020.
"A correction to Albert Rose's b. 1860 father, from DNA tests Albert's Father was Elisha Lester b. 1823. Albert's Mother was Mary Rose her Father was Wilson Rose.

"My Mother was Lucy Campagna not Compania. My Father was William Cornelius Rose jr. My name is Neal Nicholas Rose b. 1950

"Lucy Campagna's Father was Nicola Campagna and Mother was Assunta Personace

"Thanks, you do very well, some the Rose family are not to bright and don't listen well. I have all the family history documented, they don't so any changes to the William C.Rose and Rhoda Keen family please contact me. "


Lucy C. Compagna

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Princess; taken on 25 Apr 1930; Page 24A;
Image 34 of 35; Family #179/179.
Listed as Lucy C. Compagna; age 4 yrs, 11 mons; born in WV; in household of father, Nick
Compania.
2. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Erin; E.D. 24-37; taken on 15/16 Apr
1940; Page 753B; Image 21 of 35; Household #148.
Listed as Lucy Company; age 15; born in WV; 7th grade education; attending school; lived
in same house on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Nick Company.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1945); Page 166; WV Archives Web Site.
Eugene H. Jones; age 22; born at Twin Branch, WV; single; living in Baltimore, MD; married on 23
Aug 1945 at Welch, WV; Lucy Company; age 20; born at Premier, WV; single; living at Roderfield,
WV; with consent of Susie Company, mother of Lucy Company.
4. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1949); Page 198; WV Archives Web Site.
William Cornelius Rose, Jr; age 24; born and living at Superior, WV; single; married on 19 Apr 1949
at Welch, WV; Lucy Company; age 23; born at Premier, WV; divorced; living at Welch, WV.
5. E-Mail from Neal Rose; 14 Apr 2020.
"A correction to Albert Rose's b. 1860 father, from DNA tests Albert's Father was Elisha Lester b. 1823. Albert's Mother was Mary Rose her Father was Wilson Rose.

"My Mother was Lucy Campagna not Compania. My Father was William Cornelius Rose jr. My name is Neal Nicholas Rose b. 1950

"Lucy Campagna's Father was Nicola Campagna and Mother was Assunta Personace

"Thanks, you do very well, some the Rose family are not to bright and don't listen well. I have all the family history documented, they don't so any changes to the William C.Rose and Rhoda Keen family please contact me. "


Neal Nicholas Rose

1. E-Mail from Neal Rose; 14 Apr 2020.
"A correction to Albert Rose's b. 1860 father, from DNA tests Albert's Father was Elisha Lester b. 1823. Albert's Mother was Mary Rose her Father was Wilson Rose.

"My Mother was Lucy Campagna not Compania. My Father was William Cornelius Rose jr. My name is Neal Nicholas Rose b. 1950

"Lucy Campagna's Father was Nicola Campagna and Mother was Assunta Personace

"Thanks, you do very well, some the Rose family are not to bright and don't listen well. I have all the family history documented, they don't so any changes to the William C.Rose and Rhoda Keen family please contact me. "


Augustus McFarland Keene

1. 1880 Census, Buchanan Co, VA; Garden District; taken on 7 Jun 1880; Page 335A; Family #61/61.
Listed as Augustus Keen; age 3; born in VA; in household of father, J.B.F. Keene.
2. 1900 Census, Buchanan Co, VA; Garden District; taken on 6 Jun 1900; Page 215B; Family #65/66.
Listed as Augustus Keen; age 22; born in Nov 1877 in VA; married 4 yrs; farmer; head of household.
3. 1910 Census, Buchanan Coo, VA; Garden District; taken on 28 Apr 1910; Page 99B; Family #158.
Listed as McFarland A. Keen; age 38; born in VA; married once for 14 yrs; farmer; head of household.


Mary Jane Day

1. 1900 Census, Buchanan Co, VA; Garden District; taken on 6 Jun 1900; Page 215B; Family #65/66.
Listed as Mary J. Keen; age 22; born in Apr 1878 in VA; married 4 yrs; 2 children, both living;
in household of husband, Augustus M. Keene.
2. 1910 Census, Buchanan Coo, VA; Garden District; taken on 28 Apr 1910; Page 99B; Family #158.
Listed as Mary J. Keen; age 34; born in VA; married once for 14 yrs; 6 children, all living;
in household of husband, Augustus M. Keene.

4. McDowell Co, WV Death Certificate #12373; WV Archives Web Site.
Mary Jane Keen; age 69; born on 12 May 1875 in VA; married; wife of Sq Keen; daughter of Josh
and Dessie Cole (sic) Day; died on 1 Sep 1944 at Superior, McDowell Co, WV of chronic heart
problems; buried on 3 Sep 1944 in Thomas Mtn Cemetery, Welch, WV; informant, Josh Keen,
Kimball, WV.
5. Ancestry.com Web Site, Narcissa Cole search, 21 Sep 2001, submitted by
ptholden@aol.com
Joshua Day; son of James and Easter Prewitt Day; born in 1848; married
first, Narcissa Cole; children: Alexander, High, and Malcolm Malachi Day;
married second, Julie Christian on 14 Aug 1873; children: Robert and Mary Day.


Susan V. Keene

1. 1910 Census, Buchanan Coo, VA; Garden District; taken on 28 Apr 1910; Page 99B; Family #158.
Listed as Susan V. Keen; age 9; born in VA; in household of father, Augustus M. Keene.


Joshua T. Keene

1. 1910 Census, Buchanan Coo, VA; Garden District; taken on 28 Apr 1910; Page 99B; Family #158.
Listed as Joshua T. Keen; age 7; born in VA; in household of father, Augustus M. Keene.


Martha Keene

1. 1910 Census, Buchanan Coo, VA; Garden District; taken on 28 Apr 1910; Page 99B; Family #158.
Listed as Martha Keen; age 6; born in VA; in household of father, Augustus M. Keene.


Sarah C. Keene

1. 1910 Census, Buchanan Coo, VA; Garden District; taken on 28 Apr 1910; Page 99B; Family #158.
Listed as Sarah C. Keen; age 3; born in VA; in household of father, Augustus M. Keene.


John Baker Floyd Keene

1. 1870 Census, Buchanan Co, VA, Garden District, Grundy P.O., taken on 3? Sep 1870, page 177A,
Family #55.
Listed as John F. Keen, age 14, born in VA, in household of father, John P. Keen.
2. 1860 Census, Buchanan Co, VA, Contrary P.O., taken on 26 Aug 1860, Page 819, Family #409.
Listed as John F. Keene, age 5, born in VA, in household of father, John P. Keen.
3. 1880 Census, Buchanan Co, VA; Garden District; taken on 7 Jun 1880; Page 335A; Family #61/61.
Listed as J.B.F. Keen; age 25; born in VA; farmer; head of household.


Susanna McFarland

1. 1880 Census, Buchanan Co, VA; Garden District; taken on 7 Jun 1880; Page 335A; Family #61/61.
Listed as Susanna Keen; age 21; born in VA; in household of husband, J.B.F. Keene.


Amanda M. Keene

1. 1880 Census, Buchanan Co, VA; Garden District; taken on 7 Jun 1880; Page 335A; Family #61/61.
Listed as Manda M. Keen; age 5; born in VA; in household of father, J.B.F. Keene.


Major Thompson Keene

1. 1880 Census, Buchanan Co, VA; Garden District; taken on 7 Jun 1880; Page 335A; Family #61/61.
Listed as Major Thompson Keen; age 2; born in VA; in household of father, J.B.F. Keene.


William Richardson

1. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Huff Creek District; taken on 18 Apr 1930; Page 181B;
Family #124/125.
Listed as William Richardson; age 30; born in WV; married; farmer; head of household.


Effie Pearl Short

1. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Huff Creek District; taken on 20 Apr 1910; Page 251A; Family #20.
Listed as Effie Bishop (sic, Short); age 7; born in WV; in household of step-father, Elisha N.
Bishop.
2. 1920 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Huff Creek District; taken on 26/27 Jan 1920; Page 223B;
Family #127.
Listed as Pearl Short; age 17; born in WV; in household of step-father, Elisha N. Bishop.
3. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Huff Creek District; taken on 18 Apr 1930; Page 181B;
Family #124/125.
Listed as Effie Richardson; age 22; born in WV; married; in household of husband, William
Richardson.


Juda Richardson

1. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Huff Creek District; taken on 18 Apr 1930; Page 181B;
Family #124/125.
Listed as Juda Richardson; age less than 1 mon; born in WV; in household of father, William
Richardson.


Isaiah Short

1. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Huff Creek District; taken on 20 Apr 1910; Page 251A; Family #20.
Listed as Isasia Bishop (sic, Short); age 14; born in WV; in household of step-father, Elisha N.
Bishop.
2. McDowell Co, WV; WW I Draft Registration Card #3390; Welch, WV Draft Board; 12 Sep 1918.
Isaih Short; age 18; born on 1 Apr 1900; living at Big Sandy, WV; miner for Fall River Coal Co,
Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; nearest relative, Dicy Bishop, Big Sandy, WV; tall with slender build;
no eye or hair color listed.
3. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Huff Creek District; taken on 18 Apr 1930; Page 182A;
Family #125/126.
Listed as Zair Short; age 30; born in WV; married at 20; farmer; head of household.


Elsie Newcomb

1. 1910 Census, Mingo Co, WV; Williamson District; Matewan; taken on 30 May 1910; Page 247A;
Family #144.
Listed as Elsie Newcomb; age 7; born in WV; in household of father, James Newcomb.
2. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Huff Creek District; taken on 18 Apr 1930; Page 182A;
Family #125/126.
Listed as Elsie Short; age 27; born in WV; married at 17; in household of husband, Isaiah Short.


Lacy Short

1. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Huff Creek District; taken on 18 Apr 1930; Page 182A;
Family #125/126.
Listed as Lacy Short; age 10; born in WV; in household of father, Isaiah Short.


Elijah Short

1. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Huff Creek District; taken on 18 Apr 1930; Page 182A;
Family #125/126.
Listed as Elijah Short; age 3; born in WV; in household of father, Isaiah Short.


Mary Short

1. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Huff Creek District; taken on 18 Apr 1930; Page 182A;
Family #125/126.
Listed as Mary Short; age 1; born in WV; in household of father, Isaiah Short.


Jason Short

1. Social Security Death Index; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Jason Short; born on 24 Aug 1935; died on 27 Jan 1988; last residence, Denton, Davidson Co, NC.


Zelpha Short

1. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Huff Creek District; taken on 18 Apr 1930; Page 182A;
Family #125/126.
Listed as Zilda Short; age 5; born in WV; in household of father, Isaiah Short.
2. "The Register Herald"; Beckley, WV; Monday 9 Apr 2007.
"PHENIX CITY, Ala. — Zelpha McGrady Baldwin, 78, of Phenix City, Ala., formerly of Mabscott, died Tuesday, April 3, 2007, in Phenix City, Ala. "Born at Hanover, W.Va., on April 10, 1928, she was the daughter of the late Isaiah and Elsie Newcomb Short. "She was a homemaker, and was of the Baptist faith. She had made her home in Phenix City, Ala., for the past two years. "She was preceded in death by her husband, Claude William McGrady; brothers, Jason Short, Lacy Short, and Earn Short; and a sister, Pansy Blankenship. "Survivors include a daughter, Nancy McGrady Miller and husband Wesley of Phenix City, Ala.; a brother, Lige Short of Mabscott; a sister, Vertra Smith of Hinton; two grandchildren, Samuel Hundley of Atlanta, Ga., and Paula Largen of Las Vegas, Nev.; five great-grandchildren; and Mrs. Baldwin’s present husband, Aaron Baldwin of Mt. Hope. "Funeral services will be conducted at 3 p.m. Tuesday at the Pad Fork Freewill Baptist Church at Pad Fork, with Rev. Earl Brewer officiating. Burial will follow at the Short Cemetery at Huff Creek..."


Zelpha Short

1. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Huff Creek District; taken on 18 Apr 1930; Page 182A;
Family #125/126.
Listed as Zilda Short; age 5; born in WV; in household of father, Isaiah Short.
2. "The Register Herald"; Beckley, WV; Monday 9 Apr 2007.
"PHENIX CITY, Ala. — Zelpha McGrady Baldwin, 78, of Phenix City, Ala., formerly of Mabscott, died Tuesday, April 3, 2007, in Phenix City, Ala. "Born at Hanover, W.Va., on April 10, 1928, she was the daughter of the late Isaiah and Elsie Newcomb Short. "She was a homemaker, and was of the Baptist faith. She had made her home in Phenix City, Ala., for the past two years. "She was preceded in death by her husband, Claude William McGrady; brothers, Jason Short, Lacy Short, and Earn Short; and a sister, Pansy Blankenship. "Survivors include a daughter, Nancy McGrady Miller and husband Wesley of Phenix City, Ala.; a brother, Lige Short of Mabscott; a sister, Vertra Smith of Hinton; two grandchildren, Samuel Hundley of Atlanta, Ga., and Paula Largen of Las Vegas, Nev.; five great-grandchildren; and Mrs. Baldwin’s present husband, Aaron Baldwin of Mt. Hope. "Funeral services will be conducted at 3 p.m. Tuesday at the Pad Fork Freewill Baptist Church at Pad Fork, with Rev. Earl Brewer officiating. Burial will follow at the Short Cemetery at Huff Creek..."