McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families

Notes


Franklin Eugene Day

1. Arlington, VA; Marriage License #6939; Ancestry.com Websit.
Franklin Eugene Day; age 20; born at Glen Fork, WV; single; no previous marriage; towmotor driver;
living at 5815 Baltimore Ave, Riverdale, MD; son of Estel Edgar and Stella (Turner) Day; married on
4 Mar 1965 in Arlington, VA; Nancy Sue Barber; age 19; born in Fairdale, WV; single; no previous
marriage; living at same address as Franklin; daughter of Arlie and Mabel (Burleson) Barber.
2. Evans-Calfee Funeral Home; Pineville, WV; Posted Obit.
"Franklin Eugene Day, 74, passed away peacefully but unexpectedly at his home on Tuesday, May 14, 2019.

"Born September 7, 1944 in Glen Fork, WV, he was the son of the late Estel Day and Mary Stella Turner Day.

"Franklin enjoyed mowing grass, fishing, spending time with his family and going to church. He attended Ark of Safety Church.

"In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by sisters, Magdeline Cozort and her husband Ben, Thelma Bailey and husband Oscar and Gaye Ellen Powers and husband Jake and his brother Edgar Day, Jr.

"Survivors include his loving wife, Nancy; sons, Timothy Wayne Day and wife Linda of NC and John Kenneth Day and wife Dana of Ravencliff; sister Lola Mae Tilley of Glen Fork; grandchildren, Zachary, Donna, Susie, Betty, CJ and Cassie; and great-grandchildren Shaylee, Kenzie, Kaleigh and Jo."


William Hobert Cook

1. 1910 Census, Russell Co, VA; Castlewood District; taken on 19 Apr 1910; Page 4B; Family #64/64.
Listed as Hobart Cook; age 5; born in VA; in household of father, Henry Cook.
2. 1920 Census, Russell Co, VA; Castlewood District; taken on 12 Feb 1920; Page 14A; Family #257/257.
Listed as William H. Cook; age 14; born in VA; in household of father, Henry Cook.
3. Virginia Marriage, 1785-1940; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Hobert Cook; age 21; born in Russell Co, VA; son of Henry and Mary; married on 5 Jul 1926 in
Scott Co, VA; Gracie Casteel.
4. 1930 Census, Russell Co, VA; Castlewood District; Dante; taken on 24 Apr 1930; Page 21A;
Family #352/356.
Listed as Hobert Cook; age 23; born in VA; married at 21; laborer in coal mine; head of household.
5. 1940 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Baileysville, District; E.D.55-1; taken on 23 Apr 1940; Page 8A;
Image 15 of 45; Household #100.
Listed as Hobert Cook; age 35; born in VA; married; 5th grade education; lived in same place on
1 Apr 1935; coal miner; head of household.


Gracie Lee Casteel

1. Virginia Marriage, 1785-1940; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Hobert Cook; age 21; born in Russell Co, VA; son of Henry and Mary; married on 5 Jul 1926 in
Scott Co, VA; Gracie Casteel.
2. 1930 Census, Russell Co, VA; Castlewood District; Dante; taken on 24 Apr 1930; Page 21A;
Family #352/356.
Listed as Gracie Cook; age 21; born in VA; married at 19; in household of husband, Hobert W. Cook.
3. 1940 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Baileysville, District; E.D.55-1; taken on 23 Apr 1940; Page 8A;
Image 15 of 45; Household #100.
Listed as Gracie Cook; age 30; born in WV; married; 7th grade education; lived in same place on
1 Apr 1935; in household of husband, William H. Cook.
4. Social Security Death Index; Ancestry.com.
Gracie Cook; born on 14 Mar 1909; died in May 1977; living at Marianna, Wyoming Co, WV at death;
card issued in WV.


Shelby Jean Cook

1. 1940 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Baileysville, District; E.D.55-1; taken on 23 Apr 1940; Page 8A;
Image 15 of 45; Household #100.
Listed as Shelby Cook; age 3; born in WV; in household of father, William H. Cook.
2. US Public Records Index; LDS Web Site.
Shelba Jean Cook; born 22 Feb 1937; living at PO Box 24, Fanrock, WV 24834 from
1 Feb 2002 to 29 Oct 2007.
3. Stafford Funeral Home; Lynco, WV; Posted Obit.
"Shelba Jean Cook, 81, of Briar Creek, WV passed away on Saturday August 11, 2018 at Raleigh General
Hospital, Beckley, WV. She was born on February 21, 1937 in Littwar, WV a daughter of the late Hobert and
Gracie Casteel Cook. Shelba attended several local churches. In addition to her parents she is preceded in
death by two brothers James "JW" Cook and Billy Cook; and two sisters Ruby Patrick and Loraine Mitchell.
Survivors include two sisters Betty Campbell of Kinnelon, NJ and JoAnn Collins of Williamson; a brother
Curtis Cook of DeSoto, MS; special nephew Jeffrey Patrick of Briar Creek; and a host of nieces, nephews
and other loving family and friends. Funeral services will be held at 11AM on Friday August 17th at the
Clear Fork Independent Church of God, Clear Fork, WV with Pastor Hannibal Blankenship, Jr. and Rev.
Tommy Knotts officiating. She will be laid to rest in Short Cemetery, Briar Creek, WV. Friends may gather
with the family 6-9PM on Thursday August 16th at the church. Pallbearers will be family and friends. The
family is being served by the Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV."


Billy "Junior" Cook

1. 1940 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Baileysville, District; E.D.55-1; taken on 23 Apr 1940; Page 8A;
Image 15 of 45; Household #100.
Listed as Billy Cook; age 1; born in WV; in household of father, William H. Cook.
2. Calfee Funernal Service; Pineville, WV; Web Site; Posted Obit.
"Billy Junior Cook, 68, of Fanrock, passed away Monday, Feb. 4, 2008, in Welch Community Hospital following a long illness.
"Born May 3, 1939, at Itmann, he was the son of the late Hobart W. and Gracie Casteel Cook.
"Mr. Cook was a member of the Brenton Baptist Church. He enjoyed being in the mountains, being with family and friends and gospel music.
"In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by three brothers, L.C., J.W. and Danny Ray Cook; three sisters, Lorraine Mitchell, Ruby Patrick and Barbara Cook.
"Survivors include a brother, Curtis Cook and his wife, Bonnie, of Desoto, MO; three sisters, Jean Cook of Fanrock, Joann Collins of Williamson and Betty Campbell of Kinnelon, NJ; a special nephew, Jeff Patrick of Fanrock; and several nieces and nephews..."


Joseph Perry Stewart

1. WW I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918, Wyoming Co, WV, Draft Board, Pineville, WV, Reg. Card
(no number).
Joe Perry Stewart; age 21; born on 21 Nov 1896 at Jesse, WV; living at Jesse, Wyoming Co, WV;
unemployed; nearest relative, C.F. Stewart; short with medium build; blue eyes and brown hair;
5 Jun 1917.
2. Logan Co, WV; Marriage Registry; Book #__(1917); Page 318; Line 28; WV Archives Web Site.
J. Perry Stewart; age 21; born in Wyoming Co, WV; single; farmer; living at Jesse, WV; son of Charles
F. and Victoria (Wills) (this is his step-mother) Stewart; married on 4 Dec 1917 in Logan Co, WV;
Esther Workman; age 18; born in Wyoming Co, WV; single; living at Cyclone, WV; daughter of
Marshall and Ophelia (Walker) Workman.


Esther Workman

1. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Oceana District, taken on 10 May 1910, Page 278B, Family #306.
Listed as Esther Workman, age 8, born in WV, in household of father, Linsey M. Workman.
2. Logan Co, WV; Marriage Registry; Book #__(1917); Page 318; Line 28; WV Archives Web Site.
J. Perry Stewart; age 21; born in Wyoming Co, WV; single; farmer; living at Jesse, WV; son of Charles
F. and Victoria (Wills) (this is his step-mother) Stewart; married on 4 Dec 1917 in Logan Co, WV;
Esther Workman; age 18; born in Wyoming Co, WV; single; living at Cyclone, WV; daughter of
Marshall and Ophelia (Walker) Workman.
3. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Book #__(1919); Page 47; WV Archives Web Site.
Hobert Cook; age 21; born in Wyoming Co, WV; living at Pineville, WV; son of George P. and
Margarette R. Cook; married on 20 Sep 1919 at Maben, WV; Mrs. Esther Stewart; age 18; born in
Wyoming Co, WV; living at Jesse, WV; daughter of L.M. and Mrs. L.M. Workman.
4. 1920 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Barkers Ridge District; Bud; taken on 7 Feb 1920; Page 180B;
Family #315/317.
Listed as Ester Cook; age 18; born in WV; married; in household of husband, Hobert L. Cook.
5. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Oceana District; taken on 25 Apr 1930; Page 202B: Family #297/312.
Listed as Esther Cook; age 32; born in WV; married at 19; in household of husband, Hobert L. Cook.


Ward Stewart

1. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Oceana District; taken on 25 Apr 1930; Page 202B: Family #297/312.
Listed as Ward Cook; age 12; born in WV; in household of father, Hobert W. Cook.


Paris Eugene "Gene" Cook

1. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Oceana District; taken on 25 Apr 1930; Page 202B:
Family #297/312.
Listed as Eugene Cook; age 3; born in WV; in household of father, Hobert W. Cook.
2. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Book #__(1951); Page 132; WV Archives Web Site.
Paris Eugene Cook; age 22; born at Jesse, WV; single; living at Windom, WV; son of Hobert L. and
Esther Cook; married on 24 Feb 1951 at Windom, WV; Elleanore Louise Barrett; age 16; born in
Wyoming Co, WV; single; living in Wyoming Co, WV; daughter of Guy and Thelma Barrett.
3. Calfee Funeral Service; Pineville, WV; Web Site; Posted Obit.
"Paris Eugene "Gene" Cook, 80, of Wyoming, passed away Sunday, April 27, 2008, in Bowers Hospice House, Beckley, following a short illness. His son Greg passed away Sunday evening.
"Born March 17, 1928, at Jesse, he was the son of the late Hobert L. and Esther Workman Cook.
"Mr. Cook was a coal miner and of the Pentecostal faith. He was a member of the Baileysville Sportsman Club, the NRA and the UMWA. He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War.
"In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a son, Byron Cook; two grandchildren, B.J. Hammitt and Garrett Cook; a brother, Ward Cook; a sister, Mary Carmichael; a brother-in-law, Kenneth Barrett; and several nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins.
"Survivors include his loving wife of 57 years, Louise Barrett Cook; four sons,Gary Cook of Elizabeth, Ind., Jeff Cook and his wife, Debbie Clay Cook, of Saulsville, Mark Cook and his wife, Joyce McKinney Cook, of Saulsville and Keith Cook and his wife, Rebecca, of Scott Depot; three daughters, Pam Hall of Ramey Addition, Jeanette Hall and her husband, Sampy, of Saulsville and Marta Mitchell and her husband, Terry, of Brenton; three brothers, Norvell Cook of Wolf Pen, Clifford Cook of Ramey Addition and Hobert Cook Jr. of Lavalette; three sisters, Velva Adams of Indian Creek, Margaret Morgan of Tazewell, Va. and Josephine Goff of Floyd, Va.; 17 grandchildren, Angela Toler, Ernie Hall, Kristin Hall, Jamie Blankenship, Joshua Hall, Misty Kirkland, Aimee Cook, Ryan Cook, Emily Cook, Chloe Cook, Sydney Cook, Kim Samples, Chris Mitchell, Aaron Cook, Brittany Cook, Courtney Ray and Zachary Ray; 13 great-grandchildren, Tristan Toler, Sierra Toler, Hunter Hall, Tanner Hall, Hayden Blankenship, Hannah Blankenship, Kensi Kirkland, Stevy Dawn Kirkland, Kylie Kirkland, Shianne Villorin, J.J. Villorin, Jordan Mitchell and Savannah Mitchell; and several nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, cousins and friends..."


Eleanore Louise Barrett

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Book #__(1951); Page 132; WV Archives Web Site.
Paris Eugene Cook; age 22; born at Jesse, WV; single; living at Windom, WV; son of Hobert L. and
Esther Cook; married on 24 Feb 1951 at Windom, WV; Elleanore Louise Barrett; age 16; born in
Wyoming Co, WV; single; living in Wyoming Co, WV; daughter of Guy and Thelma Barrett.


Gregory Allen "Greg" Cook

1. Calfee Funeral Service; Pineville, WV; Web Site; Posted Obit.
"Gregory Allen "Greg" Cook, 53, of Wyoming, passed away Sunday, April 27, 2008, in Raleigh General Hospital following a short illness. His father Gene passed away Sunday morning.
"Born Dec. 24, 1954, in Wyoming County, he was the son of Louise Barrett Cook of Wyoming and the late Paris Eugene Cook.
"Greg was a coal miner. He loved spending time with his family especially his grandchildren. He enjoyed four-wheeling and fishing. He was loved by all.
"In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by a brother, Byron Eugene Cook; maternal grandparents, Guy and Thelma Cook Barrett; and paternal grandparents, Hobert and Esther Workman Cook.
"In addition to his mother, survivors include his loving wife, Betty Dancy Cook; two daughters, Misty Kirkland and her husband, Steve, of Plant City, Fla. and Aimee Cook of Florida; a stepdaughter, Sue Ann Shrewsbury and her husband, Michael, of Alpoca; four brothers, Gary Cook of Elizabeth, Ind., Jeff Cook and his wife, Debbie, of Saulsville, Mark Cook and his wife, Joyce, of Saulsville and Keith Cook and his wife, Rebecca, of Scott Depot; three sisters, Pam Hall of Ramey Addition, Jeanette Hall and her husband, Sampy, of Saulsville and Marta Mitchell and her husband, Terry, of Brenton; eight grandchildren, McKensi, Stevy, Kylie, Shianne, Johnny, Courtney, Zachary and Jonathan; and many nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, cousins and friends..."


Curtis Wade Cook

1. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Center District; taken on 4 Jul; Page 243A; Family #290/296.
Listed as Curtis W. Cook; age 6; born in WV in Jun 1894; in household of father, George P. Cooke.
2. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Center District, taken on 21 Apr 1910, Page 217A, Family #60.
Listed as Curtis W. Cook, age 14, born in WV, in household of father, George P. Cooke.
3. Wyoming Co, WV; WW I Draft Registration Card #56; Pineville, WV Draft Board; 5 Jun 1917.
Curtis W. Cook; age 21; born on 25 Jun 1895 at Rockview, WV; single; farmer; near Wisdom; WV
dependent father; medium height and build; gray eyes and light hair.
4. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Center District; taken on 29 Apr 1930; Page 144A; Family #3/4.
Listed as Curtis Cook; age 34; born in WV; married at 24; farmer; head of household.
5. Wyoming Co, WV; WW II Draft Registration Card #1741; Apr 1942
Curtis Wade Cook; age 46; born on 25 Jun 1895 in Wyoming Co, WV; living at Wisdom, Wyoming Co,
WV employed by Red Jacket Coal Co, Wyoming, Wyoming Co, WV; person who will always know
address, Josephine Cook, Wisdom, WV.
6. Social Security Death Index; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Curtis W. Cook; born on 25 Jun 1894; died on 25 Jan 1990; card issued in WV before 1951.


Josephine "Josie" Cook

1. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Baileysvelle District, taken on 16 Apr 1910;
Page 186B, Family #54.
Listed as Josie Cook, age 10, born in WV, in household of father, Josiah Cook.
2. 1920 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Baileysville Distrcit, taken on 7 Jan 1920, Page 136B, Family #32.
Listed as Josephine Cook, age 18, born in WV, in household of father, Josiah Cook.
3. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Center District; taken on 29 Apr 1930; Page 144A; Family #3/4.
Listed as Josephine Cook; age 29; born in WV; married at 19; in household of husband, Curtis W.
Cook.
4. Social Security Death Index; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Josephine Cook; born on 22 May 1901; died in Feb 1977; living at Richwood, Nicholas Co, WV at
death.


Perry Cook

1. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Center District; taken on 29 Apr 1930; Page 144A; Family #3/4.
Listed as Perry Cook; age 9; born in WV; in household of father, Curtis W. Cook.


Virginia Cook

1. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Center District; taken on 29 Apr 1930; Page 144A; Family #3/4.
Listed as Virginia Cook; age 7; born in WV; in household of father, Curtis W. Cook.


John "Johnny" Miller Adams

1. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Huff Creek District, taken on 12 Jun 1900, page 261A, Family #94.
Listed as Johny Adams (sic, Miller), age 11, born in WV in Jul 1888, in household of father, James
H. Miller.
2. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Center District, taken on 22 Apr 1910, Page 218A, Family #76.
Listed as John Miller, age 21, born in WV, in household of father, James H. Miller.
(They apparently named another child John after the death of their first John died in 1887).
3. Wyoming Co,WV; WW I Draft Registration Card #671; Pineville, WV Draft Board; 5 Jun 1917.
Johnie Adams; age 28; born on 18 Jul 1888 at Lincoln, WV; living at Windom, WV; farmer; single;
tall with slender build; Black eyes and Black hair; balding.
4. 1920 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Center District, taken 21 Jan 1920, Page 190B, Family #24.
Listed as Johnny Miller, age 29, born in WV, in household of father, James H. Miller.
5. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1921); Page 8; WV Archives Web Site.
Johnny Miller; age 32; born in Wyoming Co, WV; living at Pineville; son of J.H. Miller and America;
married on 31 Mar 1921 at residence of Aaron Adams; Layola Cook; age 21; born in Wyoming
Co, WV; living at Pineville, WV; daughter of George P. Cook and Maggie.
6. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Center District; taken on 29 Apr 1930; Page 144A; Family #1/1.
Listed as John Adams; age 42; born in WV; married at 36; coal digger in coal mine; head of
household.
7. Wyoming Co, WV Death Certificate #1459; WV Archives Web Site.
John Adams; age 46 yrs, 5 mons; born on 18 Jul 1888 in WV; farmer; married; husband of Laola
Adams; son of James H. and America, born in KY, Adams; died on 18 Jan 1935 at Pineville,
Wyoming Co, WV from an "intestinal obstruction caused by intestinal parysesis"; buried on 19 Jan
1935 in the Ramey Cemetery; informant, Laola Adams.


Laola M. Cook

1. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Center District, taken on 21 Apr 1910, Page 217A, Family #60.
Listed as Lelea M.Cook, age 9, born in WV, in household of father, George P. Cooke.
2. 1920 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Center District, taken on 13/14/15 Jan 1920, Page 189A, Family #2.
Listed as Lyla Cook, age 19, born in WV, in household of father, George P. Cooke.
3. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1921); Page 8; WV Archives Web Site.
Johnny Miller; age 32; born in Wyoming Co, WV; living at Pineville; son of J.H. Miller and America;
married on 31 Mar 1921 at residence of Aaron Adams; Layola Cook; age 21; born in Wyoming
Co, WV; living at Pineville, WV; daughter of George P. Cook and Maggie.
4. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Center District; taken on 29 Apr 1930; Page 144A; Family #1/1.
Listed as Lalola Adams; age 29; born in WV; married at 20; in household of husband, John Adams.


Unnamed Adams

1. Wyoming Co, WV Death Certificate #(can't read); WV Archives Web Site.
Baby Adams; born and died on 20 Mar 1922 at Wyco, Wyoming Co, WV; female; stillborn; daughter
of John and Layola Cokk Adams; no other information.


Lula Adams

1. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Center District; taken on 29 Apr 1930; Page 144A; Family #1/1.
Listed as Lula Adams; age 7; born in WV; in household of father, John Adams.


Algie Adams

1. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Center District; taken on 29 Apr 1930; Page 144A; Family #1/1.
Listed as Algie Adams; age 5; born in WV; in household of father, John Adams.


Ona Adams

1. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Center District; taken on 29 Apr 1930; Page 144A; Family #1/1.
Listed as Ona Adams; age 2; born in WV; twin; in household of father, John Adams.


Oma Adams

1. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Center District; taken on 29 Apr 1930; Page 144A; Family #1/1.
Listed as Oma Adams; age 2; born in WV; twin; in household of father, John Adams.


Brooke Adams

1. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Center District; taken on 29 Apr 1930; Page 144A; Family #1/1.
Listed as Brooke Adams; age 7 days?; born in WV; in household of father, John Adams.