McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV; Families and Individuals

Notes


John Dunford

1. 1880 Census, McDowell Co, WV, compiled by William A. Marsh, Vol 9, page 775.
Sandy River District, page 004.
Listed as John Dunford, age 5, in household of father, George W. Dunford.
2. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Elkhorn District; Page 158A; Family #139/139.
Listed as John Dunford, age 25, born in Mar 1876 in WV; married four years; farmer; head of
household.


Sarah B. Barnett

1. 1880 Census, McDowell Co, WV, compiled by William A. Marsh, Vol 9, page 761.
Elkhorn Township, page 003.
Listed as Sarah B. Barbett, age 2, in household of father, James W. Barnett.
2. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Elkhorn District; Page 158A; Family #139/139.
Listed as Sarah Dunford, age 22, born in May 1878 in WV; married four years; 3 children; 1 living;
in household of husband, John Dunford.
3. McDowell Co, WV Death Certificate #3300; WV Archives Web Site.
Sarah Dunford; age 47 yrs, 10 mons, 27 days; born on 12 Apr 1877 in WV; daughter of Wash and
Margaret (______) Barnett; died on 10 Mar 1925 at Elbert, McDowell Co, WV from "probabl;y TB";
buried on 11Mar 1925 at Filbert, WV.


Orin Dunford

1. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Elkhorn District; Page 158A; Family #139/139.
Listed as Orin Dunford, age 1, born in Nov 1898 in WV; in household of father, John Dunford.


Eric Erie Lusk

1. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Barkers Ridge District, taken on 5 May 1910,
Page 201A, Family #93.
Listed as Erry Lusk, age 1 yr, 1 mon, born in WV, in household of father, William Lusk.
2. 1920 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Barkers Ridge District; taken on 2 Jan 1920; Page 146A;
Family #4/4.
Listed as Erry Lusk, age 10, born in WV, in household of father, William Lusk.
3. Wyoming Co, WV: Marriage Records; Vol #__(1927); Page 8; WV Archives Web Site.
Errie Lusk; age 18; born in Wyoming Co, WV; living at Bud, WV; son of William and Oma Lusk;
married on 22 Jan 1927 at Bud, WV; Virgie E. Stanley; age 19; born in Wyoming Co, WV; living at
Bud, WV; daughter of J.W. and M.J. Stanley.
4. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Barkers Ridge District; taken on 11 Apr 1930; Page 100B;
Family #215/215.
Listed as Erie Lusk; age 20; born in WV; married at 18; motorman in coal mine; head of household.
5. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1934); Page 337; WV Archives Web Site.
Errie Lusk; age 25; born in Wyoming Co, WV; living at Alpoca, WV; son of William and Oma Lusk;
married on 17 Jul 1934 at residence of Joseph Wood, minister; in Wyoming Co, WV; Hazel Ball;
age 19; born in Wyoming Co, WV; living at Herndon, WV; daughter of William and Lizzie Ball.


Hazel Pauline Ball

1. 1920 Census, Mercer Co, WV; Rock District; Matoaka; taken on 14 Feb 1920; Page 154B;
Family #210/234.
Listed as Hazel Ball; age 5; born in WV; in household of father, William Ball.
2. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Barkers Ridge; taken on ______; Page 100A; Family #205/205.
Listed as Hazel Ball; age 15; born in WV; in household of father, William Ball.
3. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1934); Page 337; WV Archives Web Site.
Errie Lusk; age 25; born in Wyoming Co, WV; living at Alpoca, WV; son of William and Oma Lusk;
married on 17 Jul 1934 at residence of Joseph Wood, minister; in Wyoming Co, WV; Hazel Ball;
age 19; born in Wyoming Co, WV; living at Herndon, WV; daughter of William and Lizzie Ball.


Eric Erie Lusk

1. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Barkers Ridge District, taken on 5 May 1910,
Page 201A, Family #93.
Listed as Erry Lusk, age 1 yr, 1 mon, born in WV, in household of father, William Lusk.
2. 1920 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Barkers Ridge District; taken on 2 Jan 1920; Page 146A;
Family #4/4.
Listed as Erry Lusk, age 10, born in WV, in household of father, William Lusk.
3. Wyoming Co, WV: Marriage Records; Vol #__(1927); Page 8; WV Archives Web Site.
Errie Lusk; age 18; born in Wyoming Co, WV; living at Bud, WV; son of William and Oma Lusk;
married on 22 Jan 1927 at Bud, WV; Virgie E. Stanley; age 19; born in Wyoming Co, WV; living at
Bud, WV; daughter of J.W. and M.J. Stanley.
4. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Barkers Ridge District; taken on 11 Apr 1930; Page 100B;
Family #215/215.
Listed as Erie Lusk; age 20; born in WV; married at 18; motorman in coal mine; head of household.
5. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1934); Page 337; WV Archives Web Site.
Errie Lusk; age 25; born in Wyoming Co, WV; living at Alpoca, WV; son of William and Oma Lusk;
married on 17 Jul 1934 at residence of Joseph Wood, minister; in Wyoming Co, WV; Hazel Ball;
age 19; born in Wyoming Co, WV; living at Herndon, WV; daughter of William and Lizzie Ball.


Virgie Esther Stanley

1. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Barkers Ridge District, taken on 13 May 1910,
Page 208B, Family #222.
Listed as Virgie E. Stanley, age 3, born in WV, in household of father, John W. Stanley.
2. 1920 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Barkers Ridge District, taken on 3 Jan 1920, Page 162B,
Family #358.
Listed as Virgie E.A. Stanley, age 12, born in WV, in household of father, John W. Stanley.
3. Wyoming Co, WV: Marriage Records; Vol #__(1927); Page 8; WV Archives Web Site.
Errie Lusk; age 18; born in Wyoming Co, WV; living at Bud, WV; son of William and Oma Lusk;
married on 22 Jan 1927 at Bud, WV; Virgie E. Stanley; age 19; born in Wyoming Co, WV; living at
Bud, WV; daughter of J.W. and M.J. Stanley.
4. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Barkers Ridge District; taken on 11 Apr 1930; Page 100B;
Family #215/215.
Listed as Virgie Lusk; age 22; born in WV; married at 20; in household of husband, Erie Lusk.
5. Wyoming Co, WV; Death Certificate #6770; WV Archives Web Site.
Virgie Lusk; age about 26; born in WV; married; wife of Errie Lusk; domestic; daughter of J. W. and
Margaret (Bishop) Stanley; died on 12 May 1933 at Herndon, WV from cardica failure; buried on
14 May 1933 in Lusk Cemetery, Bud, WV; informant, William Lusk, Bud.
6. Wyoming Co, WV Web Site, Cemeteries
http://members.aol.com/jlcooke2/cemetery.htm
Virgie Stanley Lusk; born on 27 Mar 1907; died on 12 May 1933; buried here.


Jess Willard Blankenship

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1946); Page 167; WV Archives Web Site.
Jess Willard Blankenship; age 28; born at Rhodell, WV; single; living at New Richmond, WV; son of
George and Victoria Blankenship; married on 6 Sep 1946 at Itmann, WV; Vernie Rosemary Lusk;
age 18; born at Bud, WV; single; living at Alpoca, WV; daughter of Errie and Vergie (Stanley) Lusk.


Vernie Rosemary Lusk

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1946); Page 167; WV Archives Web Site.
Jess Willard Blankenship; age 28; born at Rhodell, WV; single; living at New Richmond, WV; son of
George and Victoria Blankenship; married on 6 Sep 1946 at Itmann, WV; Vernie Rosemary Lusk;
age 18; born at Bud, WV; single; living at Alpoca, WV; daughter of Errie and Vergie (Stanley) Lusk.


William Arnold "Buck" Lusk

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1958); Page 296; WV Archives Web Site.
William Arnold Lusk; age 22; born and living at Alpoca, WV; single; son of Errie and Hazel Pauline
Lusk; married on 24 Apr 1958 at Basin, WV; Juanita McKinney; age 18; born at Basin, WV; single;
living at Bud, WV; daughter of Troy and Sarah McKinney.
2. US Public Records Index, Vol 1; Ancestry.com Web Site.
William A. Lusk; born on 21 Jul 1935; living at PO Box 234, Bud, WV 24716 in 1993.
3. "The Register Herald"; Beckley, WV; Tuesday 18 Dec 2007; Newspaper Obit.
"ALPOCA — William A. “Buck” Lusk, 72, of Alpoca, went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, Dec. 16, 2007, at his home following a long illness. "Born July 21, 1935, at Bud, he was the son of Hazel Ball Lusk of Alpoca and the late Erie Lusk. "Mr. Lusk was a retired coal miner of Slab Fork Coal Company of Alpoca, a member of the UMWA, member of the New Zion Baptist Church and a Korean War veteran. "He was preceded in death by two sisters, Vernie Blank-enship and Goldie Jennings. "Those left to cherish his memory are his wife of 49 years, Juanita McKinney Lusk; his mother, Hazel Ball Lusk of Alpoca; two sons, Michael Lusk and his wife, Delilah, of Bud Mountain and Jerry Lusk and his special friend, Shirley Demham, of Arlington, Texas; two daughters, Sharon Norman and her husband, Greg, of Pineville and Angela Coleman and her husband, William, of Herndon; two sisters, Ona O’Neal of Alpoca and Mildred Treadway of Beckley; six grandchildren, Michael and Melvin Lusk, Amber Norman, Natashia Kirk, Jeff and Adam Coleman. "Services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Alpoca Methodist and Regular Baptist Church with Elder Bryce Phillips and Elder Lonnie Mullins officiating. Burial will follow in Roselawn Memorial Gardens,
Princeton..."


Juanita L. McKinney

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1958); Page 296; WV Archives Web Site.
William Arnold Lusk; age 22; born and living at Alpoca, WV; single; son of Errie and Hazel Pauline
Lusk; married on 24 Apr 1958 at Basin, WV; Juanita McKinney; age 18; born at Basin, WV; single;
living at Bud, WV; daughter of Troy and Sarah McKinney.
2. "US Public Records Index, Vol 2"; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Juanita L. Lusk; born on 6 Apr 1940; living at P.O. Box 234, Bud, WV 24716.
Juanita L. Lusk; born on ________; living at Carpenters Fk, Bud, WV 24716.


Jerry W. Lusk

1. "US Public Records Index, Vol 2"; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Jerry W. Lusk; born on ________; living at Carpenters Fk, Bud, WV 24716.
2. US Public Records Index, Vol 1; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Jerry W. Lusk; born on 12 Jun 1971; living at PO Box 234, Bud, WV 24716 in 1996.
(Same address as father)


Wilbern O. Treadway

1. US Public Records, 1970-2009; LDS Web Site.
"Name Wilbern O Treadway
Residence Date 01 Sep 1993-29 Oct 2007
Residence Place Beckley, West Virginia, United States
Birth Date 10 Feb 1910..."

"...Address 342 Westwood Dr # 1
Address Continued Beckley, West Virginia 25801
Address Date 01 Sep 1993-29 Oct 2007
Possible Relatives Kenneth B Treadway, Mildred L Treadway, Mildred Lois Treadway..."


Mildred Lois Lusk

1. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Barkers Ridge District; taken on 11 Apr 1930; Page 100B;
Family #215/215.
Listed as Mildred Lusk; age 4 mons; born in WV; in household of father, Erie Lusk.
2. US Public Records, 1970-2009; LDS Web Site.
"Name Mildred Lois Treadway
Residence Date 01 Sep 1993-20 Oct 2006
Residence Place Beckley, West Virginia, United States
Birth Date 10 Dec 1929..."

"...Address 342 Westwood Dr # 1
Address Continued Beckley, West Virginia 25801
Address Date 01 Sep 1993-20 Oct 2006
Possible Relatives Kenneth B Treadway, Mildred L Treadway, Wilbern O Treadway..."


Herbert Smith O'Neal

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1956); Page 273; WV Archives Web Site.
Herbert O'Neal; age 21; born at Corinne, WV; divorced; living at Itmann, WV; son of Frank and Zola
O'Neal; married on 4 Aug 1956 at Herndon Heights, WV; Ona Margaret Lusk; age 21; born and living
at Alpoca, WV; single; daughter of Errie and Hazel Lusk.
2. US Public Records Index, Vol 1; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Herbert S. O'Neal; born on 11 Aug 1934; living at PO Box 113, Corinne, WV 25826.
3. "The Register Herald"; Beckley, WV; Monday 19 Sep 2005; Newspaper Obit.
"Herbert "Herb" Smith O'Neal, 71, of Eldorado, Ill., formerly of Mullens, passed away at 12:10 p.m. Wednesday afternoon, Sept. 14, 2005, at his residence following a nine-month battle with lung cancer. "Mr. O'Neal was born Aug. 11, 1934, in Corinne; he was the son of Zola Smith O'Neal and the late Frank O'Neal. "He married Irene Minor O'Neal on Oct. 8, 1983. He was honorably discharged from the U.S. Marine Corps with the rank of PFC. He was a retired pipe fitter and worked for numerous mine sites across the eastern half of the United States through most of his career. "He was a member of the First Christian Church of Eldorado, Ill., and the Welton Chapel of Allen Junction. "He was an avid fisherman, golfer, and he could often be found in his ?barn? doing many woodworking projects that he gave to his family and friends as gifts. "Other than his father, Frank, Mr. O'Neal was preceded in death by a brother-in-law, Douglas "Skip' Ashley of Mullens. "Those left to cherish his memory are his loving wife of almost 22 years, Irene Minor O?Neal of Eldorado, Ill.; a son, Steven O'Neal of Alpoca; two daughters and sons-in-law, Karen and Tim Carrico of Beckley and Priscilla (Ceil) and Chris Aliff of Midway; two stepsons and daughters-in-law, Jeff and Pandy Pate Minor of Eldorado, Ill., and Jon and Sheila Murry Minor of Eldorado, Ill.; four stepdaughters and one son-in-law, Jonene Minor Stafford of Eldorado, Ill., Jolene Minor Weir of Eldorado, Ill., Stephanie Minor Pool of Raleigh, and Jennifer Minor and Scotty Shipp of Norris City, Ill.; his mother, Zola Smith O?Neal of Corinne; three brothers and sisters-in-law, Gene and Doris O?Neal of Still Run, Sam and Jean O'Neal of Tracy's Mountain, Dave and Rose O'Neal of Mullens; three sisters and brothers-in-law, Carol Ashley of Mullens, Gracie and Lewis Stone of Mullens and Donna and Dr. Wayne Cayton of Washington, W.Va.; three grandchildren; 11 stepgrandchildren; and many nieces, nephews, family and friends. "Services will be 11 a.m. this morning, Sept. 19, 2005, at Welton Chapel in Allen Junction with the Rev. David Pollock officiating. Burial with military honors will follow in Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens, Beckley..."


Ona Margaret Lusk

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1956); Page 273; WV Archives Web Site.
Herbert O'Neal; age 21; born at Corinne, WV; divorced; living at Itmann, WV; son of Frank and Zola
O'Neal; married on 4 Aug 1956 at Herndon Heights, WV; Ona Margaret Lusk; age 21; born and living
at Alpoca, WV; single; daughter of Errie and Hazel Lusk.


William "Bill" Ball

1. 1920 Census, Mercer Co, WV; Rock District; Matoaka; taken on 14 Feb 1920; Page 154B;
Family #210/234.
Listed as William Ball; age 45; born in TN; married; farmer; head of household.
2. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Barkers Ridge; taken on ______; Page 100A; Family #205/205.
Listed as Bill Ball; age unknown; born in VA; married at __; construction laborer; head of household.


Margaret Elizabeth "Peggy" Godfrey

1. "Births of Wyoming Co, WV...", Haga 1880.
P.E. Godfrey was born on 16 Jun 1880 to Thomas and Nancy Godfrey.
Twin of Cora Alice Godfrey.
2. "Marriage Records of Wyoming Co, WV...", Vol 5, No 318, Haga, page 69.
Tem Wade William Williams, age 18, born in Giles Co, VA, son of G.G. and
F.E. Tem Williams, married on 2 Nov 1898 Elizabeth Godfrey, age 17, daughter
of T.W. and Nancy Godfrey.
3. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Barkers Ridge District, Family #31.
Listed as Peggy E. Williams, age 18, born in ?? in Jan 1881, in household of husband, Tem Wade
Williams.
4. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Barkers Ridge District, taken on 13 May 1910,
Page 208B, Family #225.
Listed as Peggy E. Williams, age 29, born in WV, married once, in household of father, Thomas W.
Godfrey.
5. 1920 Census, Mercer Co, WV; Rock District; Matoaka; taken on 14 Feb 1920; Page 154B;
Family #210/234.
Listed as Lizzie Ball; age 40; born in WV; married; in household of husband, William Ball.
6. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Barkers Ridge; taken on ______; Page 100A; Family #205/205.
Listed as Lizzie Ball; age unknown; born in WV; married at __; in household of husband, William
Ball.
7. Wyoming Co, WV Death Certificate #11529; WV Archives Web Site.
Elizabeth Ball; age 60; born in 1881 in Wyoming Co, WV; married; wife of William Ball; living at Bud,
WV; daughter of Tom and Almeda Godfrey; died on 3 Jul 1942 in Wylie Hospital, Mullens, Wyoming
Co, WV from cancer of uterus; buried on 5 Jul 1941 in Lusk Cemetery, Bud, WV; informant, Errie
Lusk, Bud, WV.
8. Wyoming Co, WV Web Site, Cemeteries
http://members.aol.com/jlcooke2/cemetery.htm
Margaret Peggy Ball; born in 1885 (sic); died in 1941; buried here.


Alice Ball

1. 1920 Census, Mercer Co, WV; Rock District; Matoaka; taken on 14 Feb 1920; Page 154B;
Family #210/234.
Listed as Alice Ball; age 3 yrs, 3 mons; born in WV; in household of father, William Ball.
2. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Barkers Ridge; taken on ______; Page 100A; Family #205/205.
Listed as Alalis Ball; age 13; born in WV; in household of father, William Ball.


Roy Ball

1. 1920 Census, Mercer Co, WV; Rock District; Matoaka; taken on 14 Feb 1920; Page 154B;
Family #210/234.
Listed as Roy Ball; age 1 yr, 4 mons; born in WV; in household of father, William Ball.
2. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Barkers Ridge; taken on ______; Page 100A; Family #205/205.
Listed as Ray Ball; age 11; born in WV; in household of father, William Ball.


Juanita Ball

1. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Barkers Ridge; taken on ______; Page 100A; Family #205/205.
Listed as Juanita Ball; age 9; born in WV; in household of father, William Ball.


Audrey Ball

1. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Barkers Ridge; taken on ______; Page 100A; Family #205/205.
Listed as Audrey Ball; age 5; born in WV; in household of father, William Ball.


Lee A. Deck

1. Raleigh Co, WV; Marriage Records; Book #__(1915); Page 488; WV Archives Web Site.
Lee A. Deck; age 21; born in ___; living at Surveyor, Raleigh Co, WV; married on 28 Apr 1915 at the
home of James McKinney; Mary McKinney; age 17; born in McDowell Co, WV; living at Surveyor, WV.


Mary McKinney

1. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Nortfork District; taken on 14 Jun 1900; Page 222A;
Family #332/368.
Listed as Mary McKinney; age 11 mons; born in WV in Jun 1899; in household of father, James A.
McKinney.
2. 1910 Census, Raleigh Co, WV; Slab Fork District; taken on 18 Apr 1910; Page 103A; Family #2/2.
Listed as Mary McKinney; age 10; born in WV; in household of father, James A. McKinney.
3. Raleigh Co, WV; Marriage Records; Book #__(1915); Page 488; WV Archives Web Site.
Lee A. Deck; age 21; born in ___; living at Surveyor, Raleigh Co, WV; married on 28 Apr 1915 at the
home of James McKinney; Mary McKinney; age 17; born in McDowell Co, WV; living at Surveyor, WV.
4. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Barkers Ridge District; taken on 10 Apr 1930; Page 118B; Image 16
of 56; Family #158/158.
Listed as Mary Lusk; age 28; born in WV; married at 15; in household of husband, Theodore H. Lusk,
Sr.
5. Raleigh Co, WV; Marriage Records; Book #__(1922); Page 166; WV Archives Web Site.
Theodore Harold Lusk; age 28; born in Wyoming Co, WV; living at Herndon, WV; married on 4 Jan
1921 at Beckley; Mary Deck; age 21; born in McDowell Co, WV; living at Hotchkiss, WV.