McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Familes and Individuals

Notes


William H. Blankenship

1. 1850 Census, Mercer Co, VA (WV); taken on 27 Aug 1850; Page 181B; Family #449.
Listed as William H. Blankenship; age 8; born in VA; in household of mother, Malinda Blankenship.
2. 1860 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Joes Branch P.O.; taken on 7 Jul 1860; Page 67_; Family #196.
Listed as William H. Blankenship; age 17; born in VA; in household of mother, Malinda Blankenship
3. "Reference Book of Wyoming County History", Mary K. Bowman, page 469.
Nancy McKinney married William Blankenship.
(There appears to be a mix up in families here.)
Nancy J, McKinney, age 20, born in Mercer Co, WV who married on 19 Oct 1865
William Blankenship, age 22, also born in Mercer Co, WV, son of Milly
Blankenship was listed as a daughter of James and Elizabeth McKinney, not
Samuel and Elizabeth.


Nancy Jane McKinney

1. 1850 Census, Wyoming Co, VA, Family 194.
2. "Reference Book of Wyoming County History", Mary K. Bowman, page 469.
Married William Blankenship.
(There appears to be a mix up in families here.)
"Marriage Records of Wyoming Co, WV...", Vol 1, Haga, page 12.
Nancy J. McKinney, age 20, born in Mercer Co, WV who married on 19 Oct 1865
William Blankenship, age 22, also born in Mercer Co, WV, son of Milly
Blankenship. Nancy J. was listed as a daughter of James and Elizabeth
McKinney, not Samuel and Elizabeth.
3. 1860 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
In household of father, Samuel P. McKinney.
4. 1870 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Barker's Ridge, Family 51.
5. "Reference Book of Wyoming Co, WV', Bowman, page 470-471.
Col. Thomas Little married Ellen Tiller, left Mercer Co, settled on Flat Top
Mtn. Organized a squad of Union Homegaurds. Children were: Harvey (married
Nancy McKinney), Hiram (married Martha Hern), Ralph (went to Monroe Co, WV),
Thomas George, Jane (married Robert Smith), and Mary (married Hugh Green
Rhinehart
6. "Marriage Records of Wyoming Co, WV...", Vol 1, Haga, page 51.
William H. Little, widowed, age 32, born and a resident of Mercer Co, WV, son
of Thomas and Ellender Little, married Nancy J. (McKinney) Blankenship, age
25, also born in Mercer Co, WV, daughter of S.P. and Elizabeth (McKinney), on
5 Nov 1850.
7. 1880 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Barkers Ridge Township, taken on 11 Jun 1880, Page 495A, Family #20.
Listed as Nancy J. Little, age 36, in household of husband, W.H. Little.
8. "Families of Wyoming Co, WV" Vol 15, Issue #4, 2000, published by Sally
Seaman-Williams, page 141; "Births, 1888 Wyoming Co, WV, Barkers Ridge".
William D. Lyttle; born on 17 Apr 1888; parents William H. and Nancy Jane
Little.


Lewis Harrison Graham

1. 1900 Census, Raleigh Co, WV; Slab Fork District; taken on 9 Jun 1900; Page 263A; Family #54.
Listed as Lewis H. Graham; age 6; born in May 1894; in household of father, William R. Graham.
2. 1910 Census, Raleigh Co, WV; Slab Fork District; taken on 12 May 1910; Page 129B; Family #450.
Listed as Harrison Graham; age 17; born in WV; in household of father, William R. Graham.


Laura Belle Blankenship

1. Raleigh Co, WV Death Certificate #2621; WV Archives Web Site.
Laurabell Graham; age 41 yrs, 7 mons, 3 days; born on 13 Jun 1897 in Raleigh Co, WV; married;
wife of Harrison L. Graham; daughter of John A. and Mary M. Caudell Blankenship; died on 16 Jan
1938 at Rhodell, Raleigh Co, WV from pneumonia; buried on 19 Jan 1938 at Basin, WV; informant,
Paris Graham.


Chester Robertson "Chess" McKinney

1. "Births of Wyoming Co, WV", Clear Fork District 1888/1889.
Chester R. McKinney; born on 2 Jun 1889 to John W. and Virginia McKinney.
2. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
Barker's Ridge District, Family #85.
Listed as Chess R. McKinney, age 11, in household of father, John W. McKinney.
3. "Marriages of Raleigh Co, WV, 1850-1911"; Ronald R. Turner.
Laura P. Graham; age 18; born in Raleigh Co, WV; married on 5 Jan 1907 in Raleigh Co, WV;
Chess Robertson McKinney; age 18; born in Wyoming Co, WV
4. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Barkers Ridge District, taken on 10 May 1910,
Page 206B, Family #190.
Listed as Chess R. McKinney, age 20, born in WV, married 3 yrs, farmer,
head of household. Wife, Laura P., age 20, and one child also listed here.


Laura P. Graham

1. 1900 Census, Raleigh Co, WV; Slab Fork District; taken on 9 Jun 1900; Page 263A; Family #54.
Listed as Laura P. Graham; age 10; born in Jun 1889; in household of father, William R. Graham.
2. "Marriages of Raleigh Co, WV, 1850-1911"; Ronald R. Turner.
Laura P. Graham; age 18; born in Raleigh Co, WV; married on 5 Jan 1907 in Raleigh Co, WV;
Chess Robertson McKinney; age 18; born in Wyoming Co, WV


Rebecca Blankenship

1. 1850 Census, Mercer Co, VA (WV); taken on 27 Aug 1850; Page 181B; Family #449.
Listed as Rebecca Blankenship; age 10; born in VA; in household of mother, Malinda Blankenship.
2. 1860 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Joes Branch P.O.; taken on 7 Jul 1860; Page 67_; Family #196.
Listed as Rebecca Blankenship; age 19; born in VA; in household of mother, Malinda Blankenship
3. "Marriage Records of Wyoming Co, WV...", Vol 1, Haga, page 60.
Isaac M. Mitchem, divorced, married Rebecca Blankenship, daughter of M.
Blankenship
4. 1870 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Barker's Ridge District, Joe's Branch PO, taken on
7 Sep 1870, Page 563A, Family #64.
Listed as Rebecca E. Mitchem, age 30, born in VA, in household of husband, Isaac Mitchem.
5. 1880 Census, Raleigh Co, WV, Slab Fork District, taken on 17/18 Jun 1880, Page 162B, Family #108.
Listed as Rebecca Mitchem, age 37, widow, born in WV, head of household.


Charles A. Graham

1. 1870 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Barker's Ridge, Family 69.
2. "Births of Wyoming Co, WV...", Haga, 1866.
Charles A. Graham was born at Barker's Ridge on 14 Nov 1866 to Luke and
Juliet Graham. Is this the same Charles A. Graham? Yes, I believe it is Luke
Graham, Sr, his father died in 1869 and I believe Charles was living with
the James Graham family.


Lentha Priscilla "Dollie" Graham

1. "Birchfield Family" web site, published by Jennifer L. Birchfield,
birchfield.homestead.com/
1880 Census, Raleigh Co, WV Slab Fork District
Listed as Lentha Graham, age 7.
2. Ancestry.com Web Site, Lewis Graham search, 19 Mar 2002, submitted by
Cindy Taylor-Kiser, famkiser@aol.com.
Lentha Priscilla Graham; married Charles Andrew Graham on 22 Apr 1889;
one child identified: Sarah Jane Graham.
Is this Charles Andrew the son of Luke Graham, Sr?
3. 1880 Census, Raleigh Co, WV; Slab Fork District; taken on 16/17 Jun 1880; Page 162A; Family #99.
Listed as Lentha Graham; age 7; born in WV; in household of father, Lewis Graham.


George Rinehart McKinney Jr

1. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
Barker's Ridge District, Family #82.
Listed as George R. Cunningham, age 11, in household of mother, Victoria
Cunningham.


Harrison Wesley Henry Roach

1. "Births of Wyoming Co, WV...", Haga, 1881.
H.W.H. Roach was born on 26 Oct 1881 to William H. and Christina Roach.
2. Ancestry.com Web Site, William Roach search, 5 Nov 2001, submitted by
James W. Blankenship, jkblank@avci.net
Harrison Wesley Henry Roach; born on 26 Oct 1881; died about 1910; buried in
Lewis Graham Cemetery, Basin WV; married Ida Alice Blankenship on 26 Apr
1900 in Raleigh Co, WV.
3. "Raleigh Co, WV; Marriages 1850-1911; Ronald R. Turner.
Ida Alice Blankenship; age 17; married on 26 Apr 1900 in Raleigh Co, WV; H.W.H. Roach; age 18;
born in Wyoming Co, WV.


Jesse L. Graham

1. 1910 Census, Raleigh Co, WV; Slab Fork District; taken on 12 May 1910; Page 129B; Family #450.
Listed as Jesse Graham; age 6; born in WV; in household of father, William R. Graham.
2. 1920 Census, Raleigh Co, WV; Tommies Creek Precinct; taken on 28 Jan 1920; Page 167B;
Family #45.
Listed as Jesse L. Graham; age 14; born in WV; in household of father, William R. Graham.
3. 1930 Census, Raleigh Co, WV; Slab Fork District; taken on 9 Apr 1930; Page 237B; Family #208.
Listed as Jesse Graham; age 26; born in WV; tipple man in coal mine; in household of mother, Mary
Roach Graham.