McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families and Individuals

Notes


Randolph Kennedy

1. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Panther; taken on 15 Apr 1910; Page 95A; Family #5/5.
Listed as Randolph Kenedy; age 1; born in WV; in household of father, Andrew R. Kennedy.
2. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; taken on 2 Jan 1920; Page 253A; Family #1/1.
Listed as Dolph Kenedy; age 10; born in WV; in household of father, Andrew R. Kennedy.
3. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; taken on 14 Apr 1930; Page 234B; 194/195.
Listed as Dock Kennedy; age 21; born in WV; married at 18; farmer; head of household.


Marjorie

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; taken on 14 Apr 1930; Page 234B; 194/195.
Listed as Marjorie Kennedy; age 22; born in WV; married at 19; in household of husband, Randolph Kennedy.


Birdie Lester

1. 1910 Census, Buchanan Co, VA; Rock Lick District; taken on 2 May 1910; Page 168B; Family #178/178.
Listed as Bertie Lester; age 3; born in VA; in household of father, Samuel M. Lester.
2. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Maitland; taken on 5 Jan 1920; Page 5B; Family #93/98.
Listed as Bertie Luster; age 14; born in WV; in household of father, Samuel M. Lester.
3. 1930 Census, Logan Co, WV; Triadelphia District; Toplin; taken on 21 Apr 1930; Page 20B; Family #209/220.
Listed as Berdie Harris; age 21; born in WV; married at 17; in household of father, Samuel M. Lester.


Samuel M. Lester

1. 1880 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Complied by William A. Marsh, Vol 4, page 728.
Center Township, page 016.
Listed as Samuel M. Luster, age 13 days, in household of father, Charles K. Lester.
2. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, transcribed by Pauline Haga; Center District, Family #250.
Listed as Sam M. Lester, age 16, in household of father, Charles Lester.
3. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Browns Creek District, page 123A, Family 70.
Listed as Sam Lester, age 18, born in 1882, in household of brother, Abner Lester.
4. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Book #6; Page 70.
Samuel Lester; age 24; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; farmer; living at Welch, WV; son of Charles and Elizabeth;
married on 25 Jan 1903 at County Line, Stacey Hagey; age 23; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; daughter of Daniel
and Marinda.
5. 1910 Census, Buchanan Co, VA; Rock Lick District; taken on 2 May 1910; Page 168B; Family #178/178.
Listed as Samuel Lester; age 28; born in VA; married once for 10 yrs; laborer in limber mill; heas of household.
6. McDowell Co, WV; WW I Draft Registration Card #3851; Welch, WV Draft Board; 12 Sep 1918.
Samuel Luster; age 37; born on 10 May 1881; living at Kimball, McDowell Co, WV; fires boilers for Houston
Colleries, Kimball, WV; nearest relative, Stacy Luster; medium height and build; blue eyes and brown hair.
7. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Maitland; taken on 5 Jan 1920; Page 5B; Family #93/98.
Listed as Sam Luster; age 41; born in WV; married; coal mine fireman; head of household.
8. 1930 Census, Logan Co, WV; Triadelphia District; Toplin; taken on 21 Apr 1930; Page 20A; Family #209/220.
Listed as Samuel Luster; age 38 (sic); born in WV; married at 16; coal miner; head of household.
9. Logan Co, WV; Marriage Registry; Vol #__(1934); Page __; Line #6; WV archives Web Site.
Sam Lester; age 54; born in WV; widowed; miner; living at Mt. Gay, WV; son of Charles and Elizabeth
Lester; married on 28 Nov 1934 at Logan, WV; Lilley Henkle; age 36; born in WV; widow; living at
Mt. Gay, WV; daughter of Henry and Credie Bishop.
10. Logan Co, WV; WW II Draft Registration Card #317.
Sam Lester; age 59; born in Apr 1883 in Wyoming Co, WV; living in Logan, WV; unemployed; person who will always
know address, Mrs. Lilly Lester, Logan, WV.
11. Logan Co, WV Death Certificate #4654; WV Archives Web Site.
Samuel M. Lester; age 59 yrs, 1 mon, 11 days; born on 13 Mar 1884 (sic) in McDowell Co, WV; married, spouse of
Lilly Lester; son of Carl (sic) and Elizabeth Bishop Lester; died on 24 Apr 1943 at Logan, Cherry Tree Bottom, Logan
Co, WV of TB; buried on 26 Apr 1943 in Ellis Cemetery, Mud Fork, WV; information by Mrs. Lilly Lester, Mt Gay, WV.


Lilly B. Bishop

1. "Personal Resource File", LDS, CD #5, 15 Sep 1999, submitted by Glenn Allen
Lester, 21211 Cupar Lane, Huntington Beach, CA, 92646.
Henry Bishop married Lucreaty Lester; children: Lilly and Estel.
Lilly was born on 16 Apr 1889 in McDowell Co, WV.
2. Information taken from Obituary writeup in newspaper. Date was not given.
"Ollie Curtis Bishop, 68 of Peterstown, fromaly of Steels, died in a
Princeton (WV) hospital Saturday after a short illness. Born Feb 2, at
Mohegan, he was the son of the late Henry Bishop and Creta Lester Bishop"
"Survivors include... four sisters...Lillie Bishop Lester of Wayne (WV)..."
3. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Page 224A; Family #295.
Listed as Lilly B. Bishop; age 11; born in WV; in household of father, Henry J. Bishop.
4. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Book #__(1916); Page 207; WV Archives Web Site.
Sol Hinkle; age 35; born in Lawrence Co, KY; single; miner; living at Twin Branch, WV; son of Wesley
and Sarah; married on 4 Dec 1916 at Davy, WV; Lilly Bishop; age 22; born in Wyoming Co, WV; single;
daughter of Henry and Credy.
5. Logan Co, WV; Marriage Registry; Vol #__(1934); Page __; Line #6; WV archives Web Site.
Sam Lester; age 54; born in WV; widowed; miner; living at Mt. Gay, WV; son of Charles and Elizabeth
Lester; married on 28 Nov 1934 at Logan, WV; Lilley Henkle; age 36; born in WV; widow; living at
Mt. Gay, WV; daughter of Henry and Credie Bishop.
6. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Lillie B Lester
[Lillie B Bishop]
Gender: Female
Birth Date: 16 Apr 1894
Birth Place: McDowell CO
Death Date: 28 Sep 1993
Claim Date: 7 Jul 1959
Father: Henry Bishop
Mother: Cready Luster
SSN: 234200852"


Cornelius R. "Neal" Roberts

1. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River Districtl taken on 2 Jul 1900; Page 257B;
Family #327/327.
Listed as Neal Roberts; age 20; born in WV in Sep 1879; in household of father, Gordon Roberts.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Book #6; Page 95.
Neal Roberts; age 23; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; farmer; living at Sandy Huff, WV; son of
Gorden and Piety; married on 8 Jan 1903 at Lash Lester's, Dora Lester; age 16; born in McDowell
Co, WV; daughter of Lishe and Sallie.
3. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; taken on 19 Apr 1910; Page 81A;
Family #45/46.
Listed as Neal R. Roberts; age 32; born in WV; married once for 8 yrs; farm laborer; head of
household.
4. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Iaeger; taken on 22 Mar 1920; Page 250A;
Family #298/302.
Listed as Cornilus Roberts; age 40; born in WV; married; railroad section laborer; head of
household.
5. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; taken on 16 Apr 1930; Page 189A;
Family #359/360.
Listed as Neal Roberts; age 47; born in WV; married at 30; farmer; head of household.


Vilona Branham

1. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Iaeger; taken on 22 Mar 1920; Page 250A; Family #298/302.
Listed as Vilonia Roberts; age 24; born in WV; married; in household of husband, Cornelius R.Roberts.
2. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; taken on 16 Apr 1930; Page 189A; Family #359/360.
Listed as Viola Roberts; age 33; born in WV; married at 17; in household of husband, Cornelius Roberts.


Emmit Roberts

1. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Iaeger; taken on 22 Mar 1920; Page 250A; Family #298/302.
Listed as Emmit Roberts; age 7; born in WV; in household of father, Cornelius R.Roberts.
2. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; taken on 16 Apr 1930; Page 189A; Family #359/360.
Listed as Emmet Roberts, age 16; born in WV; in household of father, Cornelius R. Roberts.


Martelia Roberts

1. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Iaeger; taken on 22 Mar 1920; Page 250A; Family #298/302.
Listed as Martelia Roberts; age 4 yrs, 2 mons; born in WV; in household of father, Cornelius R.Roberts.
2. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; taken on 16 Apr 1930; Page 189A; Family #359/360.
Listed as Martelia Roberts, age 15; born in WV; in household of father, Cornelius R. Roberts.


Pershing Roberts

1. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Iaeger; taken on 22 Mar 1920; Page 250A; Family #298/302.
Listed as Pershing Roberts; age 3 mons; born in WV; in household of father, Cornelius R.Roberts.
2. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; taken on 16 Apr 1930; Page 189A; Family #359/360.
Listed as Pershing Roberts, age 11; born in WV; in household of father, Cornelius R. Roberts.


Audra Roberts

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; taken on 16 Apr 1930; Page 189A; Family #
359/360.
Listed as Audra Roberts, age 9; born in WV; in household of father, Cornelius R. Roberts.


Dora Roberts

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; taken on 16 Apr 1930; Page 189A; Family #359/360.
Listed as Dora Roberts, age 7; born in WV; in household of father, Cornelius R. Roberts.


Eveline Roberts

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; taken on 16 Apr 1930; Page 189A; Family #359/360.
Listed as Eveline Roberts, age 5; born in WV; in household of father, Cornelius R. Roberts.


Wannie Roberts

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; taken on 16 Apr 1930; Page 189A; Family #359/360.
Listed as Wannie Roberts, age 2; born in WV; in household of father, Cornelius R. Roberts.


Eliza Roberts

1. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River Districtl taken on 2 Jul 1900; Page 257B; Family #327/327.
Listed as Eliza Roberts; age 16; born in WV in Oct 1886; in household of father, Gordon Roberts.
2. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; taken on 19 Apr 1910; Page 81A; Family #50/51.
Listed as Eliza Hornsby; age 21; born in WV; married less than 1 yr; no children; in household of father, Gordon
Roberts, with husband, Edward Hornsby.


Byrd Lockhart Brewster

1. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Big Creek District, taken on 3 May 1910, Page 200B, Family #239.
Listed as Bird Brewster, age 7, born in WV, in household of father, Patten J.L. Brewster.
2. McDowell Co, WV Death Certificate #10039; WV Archives Web Site.
Byrd Brewster; age 40 yrs, 18 days; born on 9 Aug 1903 at Berwind, WV; divorced from Carrie Bailey;
tipple man; son of Pat and Margaret Baker Brewster; died on 27 Aug 1943 at Yukon, McDowell Co,
WV of heart failure; buried on 30 Aug 1943 at Big Creek, WV; informant, Clyde Brewster, Big Creek,
WV.
3. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by Julia Watson; 25 Nov 2015.
" Bryd Brewster
Birth 9 Aug 1903
USA
Death 27 Aug 1943 (aged 40)
USA
Burial
Big Creek Cemetery
Brewsterdale, McDowell County, West Virginia"

Additional Information Posted:
"When Byrd Brewster was born on August 9, 1903, in West Virginia, his father, Patton Jackson Lockhart-Brewster, was 34 and his mother, "Maggie" Molly Margaret (Baker) Lockhart-Brewster, was 30. He married Carrie Edna Bailey Brewster. They had eight children during their marriage. He died on August 27, 1943, in McDowell, West Virginia, at the age of 40.Byrd was named for his grandfather , Patton Jackson Lockhart-Brewster's father, Bryd Lockhart-Brewster."


Carrie Edna Bailey

1. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #'67 003670; WV Archives Web Site.
Carrie Edna Brewster; age 60; born 23 Oct 1906 in McDowell Co, WV; widow; living at Berwind, WV;
daughter of Floyd and Mary (Dillon) Bailey; died 22 Feb 1967 in Welch Emergency Hospital, Welch,
WV; due to acute pilmonary edema with cardiac failure; buried 25 Feb 1967 in Big Creek Cemetery,
War, WV; informant, george Brewster, War, WV.
2. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by Brendy Goldy; 20 Aug 2008.
" Carrie Edna Bailey Brewster
Birth 23 Oct 1906
War, McDowell County, West Virginia, USA
Death 22 Feb 1967 (aged 60)
War, McDowell County, West Virginia, USA
Burial
Big Creek Cemetery III
McDowell County, West Virginia"

Additional Information Posted:
"Wife of Andy Mullens and Byrd Brewster. Daughter of Floyd Edward (Gillespie) Bailey and Mary Elizabeth (Rose) Dillon-Bailey."


Owen Baldwin

1. 1850 Census, Wyoming Co, VA, Family 149.
2. "Births of Wyoming Co, WV", Haga, 1866.
Sarah J. Baldwin was born at Pinnacle Creek on 25 Aug 1866 to Owen and Sarah
A. Baldwin. Reported by Charter Mitchell, neighbor.


Harvey Roberts

1. 1880 Census, Greenbrier Co, WV, Falling Spring District, taken on 15 Jun 1880, Page 302B, Family #250.
Listed as Harvey Roberts, age 19, born in WV, in household of father, James Roberts.


John Washington Rose

1. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Brown's Creek District; taken on 7 Jun 1900; Page 90A;
Family #60/64.
Listed as John Rose; age 7; born in WV; in household of father, James Rose.
2. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Adkins District, taken 11 May 1910, Pageton, WV, Page 10A,
Image 19, Family #80.
Listed as John Rose, age 18, born in WV, single, in household of father, James Rose.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1915); Page 469; WV Archives Web Site.
John W. Rose; age 22; born in McDowell Co, WV; miner; living at Roderfield, WV; son of James and
Mollie; married on 23 Jun 1915 in McDowell Co, WV; Rebecca J. Smith; age 18; born in Wyoming
Co, WV; single; daughter of John M. and Causba.
4. McDowell Co, WV Death Records, WV Div. of Culture and History, Web Site; Registration #1865.
J.W.Rose; age 30; born in 1890; coal miner; died on 6 Jul 1920 in Welch Hospital, Welch, McDowell
Co, WV. of homicide, gunshot wound to the head; he was shot on 4 Jul 1920; no other parental or
burial information given.
5. E-mail 27 Jun 2007 from Meghan Marie Bailey.
"...John W. Rose was my great-grandmother's, Rebecca J. Smith, first husband. They had at least
two children together (Jesse James Rose & Mae Rose. John W. Rose was a coal miner who was
trying to organize the union for the miners, and he was shot by the "hired hands" of the mine who
opposed unionization. He did not die right away. There was martial law in the area, and my dad said
the miners would sneak Rebecca through the coal mines after curfew so that she could see John
before he passed away.."
6. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted
by B. Wells; 16 Dec 2013.
John W. Rose; born 17 Apr 1892; died 6 Jul 1920; buried here; headstone photo shown; "A loving husband.
Gone but not forgotten"


Rebecca Jane Smith

1. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Baileysville District; taken on 14 Jun 1900; Page 209B; Image 12
of 20; Family #99/99.
Listed as Rebecca J. Smith, age 2; born in WV in Sep 1897; in household of father, John M.
Smith.
2. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Browns Creek District, Page 221B, Family #234.
Listed as Rebecca Smith, age 12, born in WV, in household of father, John M. Smith.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1915); Page 469; WV Archives Web Site.
John W. Rose; age 22; born in McDowell Co, WV; miner; living at Roderfield, WV; son of James
and Mollie; married on 23 Jun 1915 in McDowell Co, WV; Rebecca J. Smith; age 18; born in
Wyoming Co, WV; single; daughter of John M. and Causba.
4. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1920); Page 62; WV Archives Web Site.
George O'Neal; age 23; born in Mercer Co, WV; single; miner; living at Roderfield, WV; son of
Taylor and Eliza J.; married on 15 Nov 1920 at Welch, WV; Rebecca Rose; age 23; born in
McDowell Co, WV; single; daughter of John and Cosby.
5. 1930 census, Logan Co, WV; Triadelphia District; Greenville; taken on 4 Apr 1930; Page 113A;
Family #5/5.
Listed as Rebecca J. O'Neal; age 32; born in WV; married at 23; in household of husband,
George D. O'Neal.
6. Logan Co, WV; Marriage Registry; Vol #__(1932); Page __; Line 34; WV Archives Web Site.
W.L. Ballard; age 41; born in KY; single; miner; living at Landville, WV; son of _____Ballard;
married on 30 Dec 1932 at Logan, WV; Rebecca J. ONeal; age 35; born in WV; widow; living at
Landville, WV; daughter of John M. and Cosby (Ford) Smith.
7. E-mail June 27, 2007 from Meghan Marie Bailey.
"...Rebecca J. Smith died in 1977..."
8. Per Ricky Winebarger's Bailey Family Tree: Rebecca J. Smith; born on 13 Sep 1897; married
1) Frank Lowe, 2) John W. Rose, two children: Jesse James and Mae Rose, 3)George O'Neal. one
child, Willa Lou O'Neal and 4) Bill Ballard. Willa Lou O'Neal married Arthur Paul Bailey.
9. Social Security Death Index; LDS Web Site.
Rebecca Ballard; born on 13 Sep 1897; died in Jan 1977; last residence, Man, Logan Co, WV.