McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Familys and Individuals

Notes


William Henry Nierman

1. 1880 Census, Jackson Co, OH; Jefferson Township; taken on 12/14 Jun 1880; Page 75C;
Family #170/180.
Listed as William Nearman; age 34; born in OH; father born in Holland, mother in OH; teamster;
head of household.
2. 1900 Census, Jackson Co, OH, Jefferson District, taken on 5 Jun 1900, Page 112A, Family #41.
Listed as William H. Nierman, age 55, born in OH in May 1845, widowed,day laborer,
head of household.
3. 1910 Census, Jackson Co, OH; Jefferson Township; taken on 1/2 May 1910; Page 44B;
Family #253/255.
Listed as William H. Nierman; age 64; born in OH; married twice, last time for 15 yrs; head of
household.


Martha J. Caldwell

1. 1910 Census, Jackson Co, OH; Jefferson Township; taken on 1/2 May 1910; Page 44B;
Family #253/255.
Listed as Martha J. Nierman; age 53; born in OH; married twice, last time for 15 yrs; 5 children, all
living; in household of husband, William H. Nierman.


Martha J. Caldwell

1. 1910 Census, Jackson Co, OH; Jefferson Township; taken on 1/2 May 1910; Page 44B;
Family #253/255.
Listed as Martha J. Nierman; age 53; born in OH; married twice, last time for 15 yrs; 5 children, all
living; in household of husband, William H. Nierman.


John T. Malone

1. 1910 Census, Jackson Co, OH; Jefferson Township; taken on 1/2 May 1910; Page 44B;
Family #253/255.
Listed as John T. Malone; age 23; born in OH; in household of step-father, William H. Nierman.


Jacob L. Malone

1. 1910 Census, Jackson Co, OH; Jefferson Township; taken on 1/2 May 1910; Page 44B;
Family #253/255.
Listed as Jacob L. Malone; age 17; born in OH; in household of step-father, William H. Nierman.


James Caldwell

1. 1910 Census, Jackson Co, OH; Jefferson Township; taken on 1/2 May 1910; Page 44B;
Family #253/255.
Listed as James Caldwell; age 91; born in OH; widowed; in household of son-in-law, William H.
Nierman.


Richard Butcher Sr

1. Calfee Funeral Service; Pineville, WV; Web Site; Posted Obit.
"Richard Butcher Sr. 85, of Brenton, passed away Monday, Jan. 8, 2007, in Beckley VAMC following a long illness.
"Born May 13, 1921, in Williamsport, Ky., he was the son of the late Jim and Batha Ward Butcher.
"Mr. Butcher was a member of Brenton Baptist Church. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II, where he received the Purple Heart. Mr. Butcher was a retired coal miner from Island creek Coal Company.
"In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a great-grandson, Tyler Butcher; three brothers, Virgil, Mark and Edgar Butcher; and one sister, Jemima Butcher.
"Survivors include his wife, Ada Faye Cook Butcher of the home; two sons, Richard �Butch� Butcher Jr. and his wife, Brenda, of Brenton and Larry Butcher and his wife, Patsy, of Brenton; a daughter from a previous marriage, Glenda Smith of Circleville, Ohio; three brothers, Junior Butcher, Eddie Butcher and John Lee Butcher, all of Paintsville, Ky.; two sisters, Margie Davis and Ruby Butcher, both of Paintsville, Ky.; four grandchildren, Gregory Scott Butcher, Brian Keith Butcher, Richard Darrin Butcher and Robert Butcher; and six great-grandchildren, Zachary Brian Butcher, Amanda Butcher, Andrew Butcher, Richard Austin Butcher, Emily Butcher and Haley Butcher..."


Ada Faye Cook

1. "The Register Herald"; Beckley, WV; Sunday 3 Feb 2008; Newspaper Obit.
"BRENTON — Ada Faye Cook Butcher, 83, of Brenton, passed away Friday, Feb. 1, 2008, at her residence. "Born Jan. 2, 1925, at Brenton, she was the daughter of the late Lee and Lake Burgess Cook. "Mrs. Butcher was a member of Brenton Baptist Church. She was a lifelong resident of Wyoming County. "In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Richard Butcher Sr., on Jan. 8, 2007; a great-grandson, Tyler Butcher; five brothers and four sisters. "Survivors include two sons, Richard “Butch” Butcher Jr. and his wife, Brenda, of Brenton and Larry Butcher and his wife, Patsy, of Brenton; a brother, Theodore Cook and his wife, Betty, of Neola; four grandchildren, Gregory Scott Butcher, Brian Keith Butcher, Richard Darrin Butcher and Robert Butcher; and six great-grandchildren, Zachary Brian Butcher, Amanda Butcher, Andrew Butcher, Richard Austin Butcher, Emily Butcher and Haley Butcher. "Service will be 1 p.m. today at Brenton Baptist Church with the Rev. Tommy Knotts officiating. Burial will follow in Lee Cook Family Cemetery, Brenton..."


Richard "Butch" Butcher Jr

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Book #__(1966); Page 36; WV Archives Web Site.
Richard Butcher, Jr; age 21; born on 27 Sep 1945 at Brenton, WV; living at Brenton, WV; son of Richard
and Ada Faye (Cook) Butcher; married on 29 Oct 1966 at Pineville, WV; Brenda Yvaoone Kidd; age 18;
born on 16 Oct 1948 at Charleston, WV; living at Pineville, WV; daughter of Charles T. and Ethel O.
(Coleman) Kidd.


Brenda Yvonne Kidd

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Book #__(1966); Page 36; WV Archives Web Site.
Richard Butcher, Jr; age 21; born on 27 Sep 1945 at Brenton, WV; living at Brenton, WV; son of Richard
and Ada Faye (Cook) Butcher; married on 29 Oct 1966 at Pineville, WV; Brenda Yvaoone Kidd; age 18;
born on 16 Oct 1948 at Charleston, WV; living at Pineville, WV; daughter of Charles T. and Ethel O.
(Coleman) Kidd.


Larry David Butcher

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1966); Page 84; WV Archives Web Site.
Larry David Butcher; age 17; born 14 Aug 1949 in Brenton, WV; never married; living at Brenton, WV;
son of Richard and Ada Fay (Cook) Butcher; married on 27 Dec 1966 at Rockview, WV; Patsy Gail
Adams; age 18; born 6 Sep 1948 in Baileysville, WV; never married; living at Baileysville, WV; daughter
of Basil and Opal Mae (Smoot) Adams.
2. Stafford Funeral Home; Oceana, WV; Posted Obit.
"Larry David Butcher, 68, of Brenton, WV passed away on April 1, 2018 at his home. He was born on August
14, 1949 in Brenton, WV a son of the late Richard and Ada Fay Cook Butcher, Sr. Larry was a member of the
Clear Fork Independent Church of God and the Brenton Volunteer Fire Department. In addition to his
parents he is preceded in death by a grandson Tyler Scott Butcher. Survivors include his loving wife of 51
years Patsy Gail Adams Butcher; two sons Gregory Scott (Cynthia) Butcher of Camden, SC and Robert Lee
(Sharon Rose) Butcher of Beckley; a brother Richard (Brenda Kidd) Butcher, Jr. of Brenton; three
grandchildren Andrew Austin (Ashleigh) Butcher, Amanda Rose Butcher and Emily Marie Butcher; and a
host of other loving family and friends. Funeral services will be held at 1PM on Wednesday April 4th in the
Chapel of Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV with Pastor Hannibal Blankenship, Jr. officiating. He
will be laid to rest in Butcher-Cook Cemetery, Brenton, WV. Friends may gather with the family from Noon
until time of services on Wednesday April 4th at the funeral home. Pallbearers will be family and friends.
The family is being served by the Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV."


Patsy Gail Adams

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1966); Page 84; WV Archives Web Site.
Larry David Butcher; age 17; born 14 Aug 1949 in Brenton, WV; never married; living at Brenton, WV;
son of Richard and Ada Fay (Cook) Butcher; married on 27 Dec 1966 at Rockview, WV; Patsy Gail
Adams; age 18; born 6 Sep 1948 in Baileysville, WV; never married; living at Baileysville, WV; daughter
of Basil and Opal Mae (Smoot) Adams.


Theodore Cook

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Book #__(1954); Page 204; WV Archives Web Site.
Theodore Cook; age 20; born and living at Brenton, WV; single; son of Lee and Lake Cook; married on
23 Jul 1954 at Pineville, WV; Ravenna Riffe; age 16; born at Ikes Fork, WV; single; living at Hanover,
WV; single; daughter of Graham and Lottie Riffe.


Betty

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Book #__(1954); Page 204; WV Archives Web Site.
Theodore Cook; age 20; born and living at Brenton, WV; single; son of Lee and Lake Cook; married on
23 Jul 1954 at Pineville, WV; Ravenna Riffe; age 16; born at Ikes Fork, WV; single; living at Hanover,
WV; single; daughter of Graham and Lottie Riffe.
(Are Betty and Ravenna the same person?)


Bilton Cook

1. "Births of Wyoming Co, WV...", Haga, 1877.
Bilton Cooke was born on 18 Dec 1877 to William D. and Jane Cooke.
2. "Births of Wyoming Co, WV...", Haga, 1878.
Bilton Coke was born on 28 Dec 1878 to William D. and Jane Cooke.
Duplicate of Ref 1. Apparently they were unsure they had registered Bilton's
birth in 1877 and made a mistake on date.
3. 1880 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Complied by William A. March, Vol 4, page 709.
Oceana Township, page 013.
Listed Bilton Cooke, age 2, in household of father, Ot____D. (William Doby) Cooke.
4. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Center District, taken on 21 Jun 1900, Page 235A, Family #161.
Listed as Bilton Cook, age 22, born in Dec 1877 in WV, farmer laborer, in
household of mother, Jane Cooke.
5. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1905); Page 419; WV Archives Web Site.
Bilton Cook; age 24; born in Wyoming Co, WV; single; laborer; living at Kimball, WV; son of
William and Jane; married on 1 Sep 1904 at Long Pole, WV; Dixie Harless; age 23; born in
Wyoming Co, WV; single; daughter of Marion and Rachel.
6. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Huff Creek District; taken on 25 Apr 1910; Page 253A;
Family #54/57.
Listed as Bilton Cook; age 31; born in WV; married once for 5 yrs; farmer; head of household.
7. Wyoming Co, WV; WW I Draft Registration Card #1741; Pineville, WV Draft Board; 12 Sep 1918.
Bilton Cook; age 39; born on 28 Dec 1879; living at North Spring, Wyoming Co, WV; farmer;
nearest relative, Dixie Cook, North Spring; medium height and build; gray eyes and gray hair.
8. 1920 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Huff Creek District; taken on 9/12 Jan 1920; Page 219A;
Family #56/56.
Listed as Bilton Cook; age 40; born in WV; married; farmer; head of household.
9. McDowell Co, WV; Death Registry; Vol #__(1963); Page __; Browns Creek District; WV Archives
Web Site.
Bilton Cook; age 85; born on 18 Dec 1877 in WV; widowed; miner; SS #235-10-1550; living at
Iaeger, WV; son of William and Jane (Lockhart) Cook; died on 18 Apr 1963 in Stevens Clinic, Welch,
WV from probable pilmonary embolism due to bed confinement; buried on 21 Apr 1963 in Iaeger
Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, WV; informant, Mervin Riffe, Falls Mills, VA.
10. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
Patty Greene; 22 Feb 2013; headstone photo added by B. Walls.
Bilton Cook; born 18 Dec 1877; died 18 Apr 1963; buried here; double headstone photo shown with
wife Dixie H. Cook.
"Son of William "Doby" Cook Jr (1802-1895) & Jane Lockhart-Cook (1838-1942).

"Brother of Oliver Cook (1876-Deceased), & Cora Cook-Harless (1874-1942).

"Stepbrother of James B. Cook (1827-Deceased), Juliette Cook-Walker (1828-1897), Thomas Green "Doby" Cook (1831-Deceased), Martha Cook-Cook (1833-Deceased), Lewis Alderson "Alda" Cook (1835-1937), Sarah Cook-Ellis (1840-Deceased), Samuel S. Cook (1840-1853), Lain S. Cook (1842-Deceased), David Judson Cook (1844-1917), & Cynthia Jane Cook-Rose-Cook.

"Married to Dixie E. Harless-Cook (1881-1961) on September 1, 1904 in Long Pole, McDowell County, WV (per WV Marriage License Register, McDowell County, WV, 1904, Page 419, Application Date: August 26, 1904).

"Father of Carl F. Cook (1902-1978), Byrd E. Cook (1906-Deceased), Hattie M. Cook-Riffe (1907-Deceased), James Oliver "Chap" Cook (1908-Deceased), Ivory P. Cook (1912-Deceased), Roy B. Cook (1915-Deceased), Berchie Cook (1917-Deceased), Theodore R. Cook (1919-Deceased), Pearl Cook-Cline (Deceased), Eppie E. Cook-Riffe (1922-2013) & Lewis "L.B." Cook (1924-1995).

"Bilton Cook was a coal miner. He died at age 85 from a pulmonary embolus (per WV Register of Deaths, McDowell County, WV, 1963).

"Family links:
Spouse:
Dixie E. Harless Cook (1881 - 1961)*

"Children:
Eppie E. Cook Riffe (1922 - 2013)..."


Dixie E. Harless

1. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Huff Creek District, taken on 3 Jun 1900, Page 257A, Family #19.
Listed as Dixie E. Harless, age 19, born in WV in Aug 1880, in household of father, Frances M.
Harless.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1905); Page 419; WV Archives Web Site.
Bilton Cook; age 24; born in Wyoming Co, WV; single; laborer; living at Kimball, WV; son of
William and Jane; married on 1 Sep 1904 at Long Pole, WV; Dixie Harless; age 23; born in
Wyoming Co, WV; single; daughter of Marion and Rachel.
3. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Huff Creek District; taken on 25 Apr 1910; Page 253A; Family #54/57.
Listed as Dixie Cook; age 27; born in WV; married once for 5 yrs; 4 children, all living; in household
of husband, Bilton Cook.
4. 1920 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Huff Creek District; taken on 9/12 Jan 1920; Page 219A;
Family #56/56.
Listed as Dixie E.Cook; age 38; born in WV; married; in household of husband, Bilton Cook.
5, McDowell Co, WV; Death registry; Vol #__(1961); Page __; Browns Creek District; WV Archives Web
Site.
Dixie Harless Cook; age 81; born on 19 Aug 1881 in WV; housewife; married; living at Long Pole,
McDowell Co, WV; daughter of F.M. and Rachel (Lockhart) Harless; died on 2 Nov 1961 in Grace
Hospital, Welch, WV from a cerebral thrombosis; buried on 5 Nov 1961 in Iaeger Memorial Cemetery,
Roderfield, WV; informant, Bilton Cook, Long Pole.
7. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
Patty Greene; 22 Feb 2013; headstone photo added by B. Walls.
Dixie E. Harless Cook; born 19 Aug 1881; died 2 Nov 1961; buried here; double headstone photo shown
with husband, Bilton Cook.
"Daughter of Frances Marion Harless (1844-1922) & Rachel Lockhart-Harless (1845-Deceased).

"Sister of Idela Harless (1865-Deceased), Elizabeth P. Harless-Riffe (1867-Deceased), Arminda Jane Harless-Blankenship (1868-Deceased), Sarah Milla Harless (1871-1887), James Chapman "Chap" Harless (1872-1930), Erastus Harless (1875-Deceased), William H. Harless (1877-1894), India I. Harless-Lester (1879-1961), Henry F. Harless (1884-1894), & Lucy E. Harless (1888-Deceased).

"Married to Bilton Cook (1877-1963) on September 1, 1904 in Long Pole, McDowell County, WV (per WV Marriage License Register, McDowell County, WV, 1904, Page 419, Application Date: August 26, 1904).

"Mother of Carl F. Cook (1902-1978), Byrd E. Cook (1906-Deceased), Hattie M. Cook-Riffe (1907-Deceased), James Oliver "Chap" Cook (1908-Deceased), Ivory P. Cook (1912-Deceased), Roy B. Cook (1915-Deceased), Berchie Cook (1917-Deceased), Theodore R. Cook (1919-Deceased), Pearl Cook-Cline (Deceased), Eppie E. Cook-Riffe (1922-2013) & Lewis "L.B." Cook (1924-1995).

"Dixie Cook was a housewife. She died at age 81 from a cerebral thrombosis (per WV Certificate of Death #61-015294 Dist #240 Serial #243).

"Family links:
Parents:
Francis Marion Harless (1844 - 1922)

"Spouse:
Bilton Cook (1877 - 1963)

"Children:
Eppie E. Cook Riffe (1922 - 2013)*

" Sibling:
India I. Harless Lester (1879 - 1962)*
Dixie E. Harless Cook (1881 - 1961)..."


Ivory P. Cook

1. 1920 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Huff Creek District; taken on 9/12 Jan 1920; Page 219A;
Family #56/56.
Listed as Ivory P. Cook; age 8; born in WV; in household of father, Bilton Cook.


Roy B. Cook

1. 1920 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Huff Creek District; taken on 9/12 Jan 1920; Page 219A;
Family #56/56.
Listed as Roy B. Cook; age 5; born in WV; in household of father, Bilton Cook.


Theodore R. Cook

1. 1920 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Huff Creek District; taken on 9/12 Jan 1920; Page 219A;
Family #56/56.
Listed as Theodore R. Cook; age 1 yr, 1 mon; born in WV; in household of father, Bilton Cook.


Carl P. Cook

1. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Huff Creek District; taken on 25 Apr 1910; Page 253A; Family #54/57.
Listed as Carl Cook; age 8; born in WV; in household of father, Bilton Cook.
2. 1920 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Huff Creek District; taken on 15/16 Jan 1920; Page 221B;
Family #90/90.
Listed as Carl Cook; age 18; born in WV; married; in household of father-in-law, David R. Lester, with
wife, Gustava Lester Cook.
3. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; taken on 29 Apr 1930; Page 199B;
Family #455/461.
Listed as Carl Cook; age 28; born in WV; married at 17; farmer; head of household.
4. Social Security Death Index; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Carl Cook; born on 28 Jan 1902; died in May 1978; living at Hanover, Wyoming Co, WV at death.


Gustava "Gusty" Lester

1. 1920 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Huff Creek District; taken on 15/16 Jan 1920; Page 221B;
Family #90/90.
Listed as Gustava Cook; age 17; born in WV; married; in household of father, David R. Lester, with
husband, Carl F. Cook.
2. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; taken on 29 Apr 1930; Page 199B;
Family #455/461.
Listed as Gustava Cook; age 27; born in WV; married at 16; in household of husband, Carl F. Cook.
3. Social Security Death Index; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Gustava Cook; born on 11 Oct 1902; died in Nov 1975; living at Hanover, Wyoming Co, WV at death.


Ada? Cook

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; taken on 29 Apr 1930; Page 199B;
Family #455/461.
Listed as Ada? Cook; age 5; born in WV; in household of father, Carl F. Cook.


Ozzie Hatfield

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Registry; Book #____ (1952); Page 102; WV Archives Web Site.
Ozzie Hatfield; age 20; born and living at Guyan, WV; single; son of Noah and Bessie Hatfield;
married on 17 Jul 1952; Joan Cook; age 17; born at North Spring, WV; single; living at Hanover, WV;
daughter of Carl and Gustava Cook.
2. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Registry; Book #____ (1954); Page 282; WV Archives Web Site.
Ozzie Hatfield; age 23; born at Guyan, WV; divorced; living at Iaeger, WV;; son of Noah and Bessie
Hatfield; married on 6 Nov 1954; Joan Cook; age 21; born at North Spring, WV; divorced; living at
Hanover, WV; daughter of Carl and Gustava Cook.
(Apparently they divorced then remarried in 1954)


Joan Cook

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Registry; Book #____ (1952); Page 102; WV Archives Web Site.
Ozzie Hatfield; age 20; born and living at Guyan, WV; single; son of Noah and Bessie Hatfield;
married on 17 Jul 1952; Joan Cook; age 17; born at North Spring, WV; single; living at Hanover, WV;
daughter of Carl and Gustava Cook.
2. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Registry; Book #____ (1954); Page 282; WV Archives Web Site.
Ozzie Hatfield; age 23; born at Guyan, WV; divorced; living at Iaeger, WV;; son of Noah and Bessie
Hatfield; married on 6 Nov 1954; Joan Cook; age 21; born at North Spring, WV; divorced; living at
Hanover, WV; daughter of Carl and Gustava Cook.
(Apparently they divorced then remarried in 1954)