McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families and Individuals

Notes


Robert Clifford Blankenship

1. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Barkers Ridge District, taken on 21 Jun 1900,
Page 223B, Family #159.
Listed as Robert C. Blankenship, age 5, born in Feb 1895 in WV, in household
of father, Robert E. Blankenship.
2. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Barkers Ridge District, taken on 21 Apr 1910; Page 196A,
Family #20.
Listed as Clifford Blankenship, age 16, born in WV, in household of father, Robert E. Blankenship.
3. Wyoming Co, WV; WW I Draft Registration Card #255; Pineville, WV Draft Board; 5 Jun 1917.
Robert Cliffor Blankenship; age 22; born on 20 Feb 1895 in WV; living at Herndon, Wyoming Co, WV;
employed by Guyan Lumber Co at Herndon, WV; single; medium height and build; gray eyes and
dark hair; broke ankle.
4. 1920 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Barkers Ridge District; taken on 3 Jan 1920; Page 157B;
Family #243/244.
Listed as Clifford Blankenship; age 24; born in WV; coal miner; head of household.
5. 1930 Census, Mercer Co, WV; Rock District; taken on 5 Apr 1930; Page 125A; Family #141/141.
Listed as R. Clifford Blankenship; age 34; born in WV; married at 23; coal loader in mine; head of
household.
6. Mercer Co, WV; WW II Draft Registration Card #1150; Apr 1942.
Robert Clifford Blankenship; age 46; born on 20 Feb 1895 at Beartown, Wyoming Co, WV; living at
Lamar, Mercer Co, WV; employed by Lamar Colliery Co; person who will always know address,
Marie Blankenship, Lamar, Mercer Co, WV.
7. Social Security Death Index; LDS Web Site.
Robert Blankenship; born on 20 Feb 1895; died in Mar 1970; living at Dott, Mercer Co, WV at
death.


Pearl B. Miller

1. 1900 Census, Mercer Co, WV, Rock District; taken on 29 Jun 1900, Page 204A; Family #308.
Listed as Perlie B. Miller, age 5; born in Apr 1895 in WV; in household of father, John F. Miller.
2. 1920 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Barkers Ridge District; taken on 3 Jan 1920; Page 157B;
Family #243/244.
Listed as Pearly Blankenship; age 22; born in WV; in household of husband, Robert C. Blankenship.
3. 1930 Census, Mercer Co, WV; Rock District; taken on 5 Apr 1930; Page 125A; Family #141/141.
Listed as Pearly Blankenship; age 33; born in WV; married at 22; in household of husband, Robert C.
Blankenship.
4. Social Security Death Index; LDS Web Site.
Pearlie Blankenship; born on 29 Apr 1895; died in Apr 1982; living at Dott, Mercer Co, WV at
death.


Chester Blankenship

1. 1920 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Barkers Ridge District; taken on 3 Jan 1920; Page 157B;
Family #243/244.
Listed as Chester Blankenship; age 4 mons; born in WV; in household of father, Robert C. Blankenship.
2. 1930 Census, Mercer Co, WV; Rock District; taken on 5 Apr 1930; Page 125A; Family #141/141.
Listed as Chester Blankenship; age 9; born in WV; in household of father, Robert C. Blankenship.


Marie Blankenship

1. 1930 Census, Mercer Co, WV; Rock District; taken on 5 Apr 1930; Page 125A; Family #141/141.
Listed as Marie Blankenship; age 8; born in WV; in household of father, Robert C. Blankenship.


Auldie? Blankenship

1. 1930 Census, Mercer Co, WV; Rock District; taken on 5 Apr 1930; Page 125A; Family #141/141.
Listed as Auldie Blankenship; age 6; born in WV; in household of father, Robert C. Blankenship.


Louise Blankenship

1. 1930 Census, Mercer Co, WV; Rock District; taken on 5 Apr 1930; Page 125A; Family #141/141.
Listed as Louise Blankenship; age 4; born in WV; in household of father, Robert C. Blankenship.


Lucille Blankenship

1. 1930 Census, Mercer Co, WV; Rock District; taken on 5 Apr 1930; Page 125A; Family #141/141.
Listed as Lucille Blankenship; age 3 yrs, 9 mons; born in WV; in household of father, Robert C.
Blankenship.


John W. Pugh

1. 1880 Census, Mercer Co, WV; East River District; taken on 18 Jun 1880; Page 31A; Family #148/150.
Listed as John Pugh; age 34; born in VA; married; farm laborer; head of household.
2. 1900 Census, Fayette Co, WV; Quinnimont District; taken on 6 Jun 1900; Page 276B; Family #48/48.
Listed as John W. Pugh; age 53; born in Feb 1847 in VA; married 31 yrs; teamster; head of
household.
3. 1920 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Barkers Ridge District; taken on 3 Jan 1920; Page 157B;
Family #243/244.
Listed as J.W. Pew; age 78; born in VA; widowed; in household of garndson, Robert C. Blankenship.


Sarah E.

1. 1880 Census, Mercer Co, WV; East River District; taken on 18 Jun 1880; Page 31A; Family #148/150.
Listed as Sarah Pugh; age 27; born in VA; married; in household of husband, John W. Pugh.
2. 1900 Census, Fayette Co, WV; Quinnimont District; taken on 6 Jun 1900; Page 276B; Family #48/48.
Listed as Sarah E. Pugh; age 46; born in Feb 1854in VA; married 31 yrs; 12 children, 8 living;
in household of husband, John W. Pugh.


Martha A. Pugh

1. 1880 Census, Mercer Co, WV; East River District; taken on 18 Jun 1880; Page 31A; Family #148/150.
Listed as Martha A. Pugh; age 4; born in WV; in household of father, John W. Pugh.


George W. Pugh

1. 1880 Census, Mercer Co, WV; East River District; taken on 18 Jun 1880; Page 31A; Family #148/150.
Listed as George W. Pugh; age 2; born in WV; in household of father, John W. Pugh.
2. 1900 Census, Fayette Co, WV; Quinnimont District; taken on 6 Jun 1900; Page 276B; Family #48/48.
Listed as George W. Pugh; age 22; born in WV in Oct 1877; in household of father, John W. Pugh.


Pheobe F. Pugh

1. 1900 Census, Fayette Co, WV; Quinnimont District; taken on 6 Jun 1900; Page 276B; Family #48/48.
Listed as Phebie F. Pugh; age 16; born in WV in Jul 1883; in household of father, John W. Pugh.


Millander W. Pugh

1. 1900 Census, Fayette Co, WV; Quinnimont District; taken on 6 Jun 1900; Page 276B; Family #48/48.
Listed as Millander Pugh; age 13; born in WV in Jun 1886; in household of father, John W. Pugh.


James E. Pugh

1. 1900 Census, Fayette Co, WV; Quinnimont District; taken on 6 Jun 1900; Page 276B; Family #48/48.
Listed as James E. Pugh; age 11; born in WV in Jul 1888; in household of father, John W. Pugh.


Frank A. Pugh

1. 1900 Census, Fayette Co, WV; Quinnimont District; taken on 6 Jun 1900; Page 276B; Family #48/48.
Listed as Frank A. Pugh; age 9; born in WV in Apr 1891; in household of father, John W. Pugh.


Harry L. Pugh

1. 1900 Census, Fayette Co, WV; Quinnimont District; taken on 6 Jun 1900; Page 276B; Family #48/48.
Listed as Harry L. Pugh; age 6; born in WV in Jul 1893; in household of father, John W. Pugh.


Robert Edward Blankenship

1. 1880 Census, Mercer Co, WV, transcribed by William A. Marsh, Vol 9, Page 643, Rock Township,
page 028.
Listed as Robert E. Blankenship, age 10, born in WV, in household of father, Eli Blankenship.
2. "Marriage Records of McDowell Co, WV", page 38.
Marriage Record, Book 1, 1865-1896, page 123.
R.E. Blankenship, age 22, born in WV, son of Eli and Elizabeth, married on 6
Jun 1891 Abbie M. Pugh, age 21, born in WV, daughter of John and Sallie.
3. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Barkers Ridge District, taken on 21 Jun 1900, Page 223B,
Family #159.
Listed as Robert E. Blankenship, age 28, born in Jul 1871 in WV, farmer, head of household.
4. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Barkers Ridge District, taken on 21 Apr 1910; Page 196A,
Family #20.
Listed as Robert E. Blankenship, age 37, born in WV, married for 19 years; farmer, head of
household.
5. 1920 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Barkers Ridge District; taken on 3 Jan 1920; Page 157A;
Family #235/286.
Listed as Robert E. Blankenship; age 48; born in WV; married; farmer; head of household.
6. 1930 Census, Mercer Co, WV; Rock District; taken on 5 Apr 1930; Page 125A; Family #142/142.
Listed as Robert E. Blankenship; age 58; born in WV; married at 20; coal loader in mine; head of
household.
7. Ancestry.com Web Site; George Howerton search; 28 Oct 2001; submitted by
Lee Taylor; lataylo@cablespeed.com
Robert Edward Blankenship; son of Eli Harrison and Elizabeth Bailey Blankenship; born abt 1871;
died in 1941.


Ella Matilda Williams

1. 1930 Census, Mercer Co, WV; Rock District; taken on 5 Apr 1930; Page 125A; Family #142/142.
Listed as Ella Blankenship; age 21; born in NC; married at 18; in household of husband, Robert E.
Blankenship.


Barbara Blankenship

1. 1930 Census, Mercer Co, WV; Rock District; taken on 5 Apr 1930; Page 125A; Family #142/142.
Listed as Barbara Blankenship; age 1 yr, 2 mons; born in WV; in household of father, Robert E.
Blankenship.


Leander Prentice "Lee" Lusk

1. 1870 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Huff Creek Dist, Family 39.
2. "Reference Book of Wyoming County History", Mary K. Bowman, page 396. Married three times.
3. "Marriage Records of Wyoming Co, WV...", Vol 6, No 34, Haga, page 43.
Lee Prentice Lusk, age 32, son of C.H. and Clara Lusk, married Anne Short, age 19, daughter of
Noah and Martha Short, on 3 Aug 1899.
4. "Births of Wyoming Co, WV...", Haga, 1866.
Prentice Lambert was born 8 Dec 1866 at Brier Creek to Crockett and Clearisa Lusk.
5. 1880 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, compiled by William A. Marsh, Vol 4, page 728.
Huff Creek Township, page 008.
Listed as Lee Lusk, age 13, in household of father, C.H. Lusk.
6. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Baileysville District; taken on 15 June 1900, Page 210B,
Family #121.
Listed as Lee P. Lusk, age 33, born in WV, farmer and merchant, head of household.
7. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Baileysvelle District; taken on 15 Apr 1910, Page 183A, Family #6.
Listed as Lee P. Lusk, age 43, born in WV, married three times, last time for less than a year, farmer,
head of household.
8. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Baileysville District; taken on 7 Apr 1930; Page 77A;
Family #102/102.
Listed as Lee P. Lusk; age 63; born in WV; married at 19; dentist; head of household.
9. Wyoming Co, WV Death Certificate #8942; WV Archives Web Site.
Lee P. Lusk; age 79 yrs, 8 mons, 3 days; born at Baileysville, Wyoming Co, WV on 8 Nov 1866;
married, husband of Bessie Short; dental surgeon; son of C.H. and Clara Hatfield Lusk; died on
11 Jul 1946 at Baileysville, Wyoming Co, WV from uremia; buried on 14 Jul 1946 in Trent
Cemetery, Baileysville, WV; informant, Mrs. Bessie Lusk, Baileysville, WV.
10. Wyoming Co, WV Web Site, Cemeteries
http://members.aol.com/jlcooke2/cemetery.htm
Lee P. Lusk; born on 8 Nov 1866; died on 11 Jul 1946; buried in
Beaver Cemetery, Baileysville, Wyoming Co, WV.


Bessie V. Short

1. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
Baileysville District, Family #103.
Listed as Bessie Short, age 10, in household of father, David Short.
2. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Baileysvelle District, taken on 15 Apr 1910, Page 183A, Family #6/6.
Listed as Bessie Lusk, age 19, born in WV, married once for less than a year, no children; in
household of husband, Lee P. Lusk.
3. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Baileysville District; taken on 7 Apr 1930; Page 77A; Family #102/102.
Listed as Bessie Lusk; age 38; born in WV; married at 16; in household of husband, Lee P. Lusk.


Leander Prentice "Lee" Lusk

1. 1870 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Huff Creek Dist, Family 39.
2. "Reference Book of Wyoming County History", Mary K. Bowman, page 396. Married three times.
3. "Marriage Records of Wyoming Co, WV...", Vol 6, No 34, Haga, page 43.
Lee Prentice Lusk, age 32, son of C.H. and Clara Lusk, married Anne Short, age 19, daughter of
Noah and Martha Short, on 3 Aug 1899.
4. "Births of Wyoming Co, WV...", Haga, 1866.
Prentice Lambert was born 8 Dec 1866 at Brier Creek to Crockett and Clearisa Lusk.
5. 1880 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, compiled by William A. Marsh, Vol 4, page 728.
Huff Creek Township, page 008.
Listed as Lee Lusk, age 13, in household of father, C.H. Lusk.
6. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Baileysville District; taken on 15 June 1900, Page 210B,
Family #121.
Listed as Lee P. Lusk, age 33, born in WV, farmer and merchant, head of household.
7. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Baileysvelle District; taken on 15 Apr 1910, Page 183A, Family #6.
Listed as Lee P. Lusk, age 43, born in WV, married three times, last time for less than a year, farmer,
head of household.
8. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Baileysville District; taken on 7 Apr 1930; Page 77A;
Family #102/102.
Listed as Lee P. Lusk; age 63; born in WV; married at 19; dentist; head of household.
9. Wyoming Co, WV Death Certificate #8942; WV Archives Web Site.
Lee P. Lusk; age 79 yrs, 8 mons, 3 days; born at Baileysville, Wyoming Co, WV on 8 Nov 1866;
married, husband of Bessie Short; dental surgeon; son of C.H. and Clara Hatfield Lusk; died on
11 Jul 1946 at Baileysville, Wyoming Co, WV from uremia; buried on 14 Jul 1946 in Trent
Cemetery, Baileysville, WV; informant, Mrs. Bessie Lusk, Baileysville, WV.
10. Wyoming Co, WV Web Site, Cemeteries
http://members.aol.com/jlcooke2/cemetery.htm
Lee P. Lusk; born on 8 Nov 1866; died on 11 Jul 1946; buried in
Beaver Cemetery, Baileysville, Wyoming Co, WV.


Martha Elizabeth "Betty" Smith

1. 1870 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Huff Creek District, Page 584B, Family #54.
Listed as Martha E. Smith, age 2, born in WV, in household of mother, Nancy
Smith.
2. 1880 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, compiled by William A. Marsh, Vol 4, page 746.
Huff Creek Township, page 010.
Listed as Martha E. Smith, age 11, in household of mother, Nancy Smith.


Bert Lusk

1. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
Baileysville District, Family #121.
Listed as Burtie Lusk, age 14, in household of father, Lee Lusk.
2. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Baileysvelle District, taken on 15 Apr 1910; Page 183A, Family #6.
Listed as Bert Lusk, age 24, born in WV, in household of father, Lee P. Lusk.


Zola Lusk

1. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
Baileysville District, Family #121.
Listed as Zola Lusk, age 3, in household of father, Lee Lusk.
2. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Baileysvelle District, taken on 15 Apr 1910;
Page 183A, Family #6.
Listed as Zola Lusk, age 13, born in WV, in household of father, Lee P.
Lusk.


William Martin "Dock" Lusk

1. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
Baileysville District, Family #121.
Listed as Martie Lusk, age 5, in household of father, Lee Lusk.
2. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Baileysvelle District, taken on 15 Apr 1910, Page 183A, Family #6.
Listed as Martie Lusk, age 16, born in WV, in household of father, Lee P. Lusk.
3. WW I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918, Wyoming Co, WV, Draft Board, Pineville, WV, Reg.
Card 1257.
Martie Lusk; age 24; born on 14 Feb 1893; living and born at Baileysville, Wyoming, WV; farmer;
single; tall with slender build; brown eyes and light hair; 5 Jun 1917.
4. 1920 Census, Mingo Co, WV; Williamson District; Williamson; taken on 13 Jan 1920; Page 256A;
Family #382/440.
Listed as Dock Lusk; age 26; born in WV; single; roomer; brakeman for railroad; in household of
Willie Oney.
5. "Marriage Records of Wyoming Co, WV...", Vol 3, No 194, Haga, page 52.
John Lusk married Sarah Angeline Little, age 23, born in Kanawha Co, WV.
They were married on 4 Apr 1889 at Harvey Little's.
6. Mingo Co, WV; WWII Draft Registration Card #489; Apr 1942.
William Martin Lusk; age 49; born on 14 Feb 1893 at Baileysville, WV; living at Williamson, Mingo Co,
WV; employed by N&W Railroad; person who will always know address, Bessie J. Lusk, Williamson,
WV.


Bessie Justice

2. "Marriage Records of Wyoming Co, WV...", Vol 3, No 194, Haga, page 52.
John Lusk married Sarah Angeline Little, age 23, born in Kanawha Co, WV.
They were married on 4 Apr 1889 at Harvey Little's.


William Benjamin Hodges

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Book#__(1932); Page 110; WV Archives Web Site.
W.B. Hodges; age 20; born in Franklin Co, VA; single; clerk; living at Davy, WV; son of C.M. and Dora;
married on 3 Sep 1932 at Lex, WV; Beulah Lee Lusk; age 18; born in Wyoming Co, WV; single;
daughter of Lee and Bessie.


Beulah Lee Lusk

1. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Baileysville District; taken on 7 Apr 1930; Page 77A; Family #102/102.
Listed as Beulah Lusk; age 15; born in WV; in household of father, Lee P. Lusk.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1932); Page 110; WV Archives Web Site.
W.B. Hodges; age 20; born in Franklin Co, VA; single; clerk; living at Davy, WV; son of C.M. and Dora;
married on 3 Sep 1932 at Lex, WV; Beulah Lee Lusk; age 18; born in Wyoming Co, WV; single;
daughter of Lee and Bessie.


Herman Leroy Adams

1. On line Obit; posted on Adam Toler Memorial Funeral Home Web Site.
"DAVY-Herman L. Adams, 84, departed this life Saturday, February 14, 2009 in Beckley VA Hospital following a long illness.
"Born April 27, 1924 in Accoville he was the son of the late Bud and Rosa Isaacs Adams.
Mr. Adams was a U.S. Navy veteran having served his county in World War II, a member of Lions Club, member of Silver haired Legislature. He also enjoyed studying genealogy, hunting and fishing, an avid photographer and just enjoyed having fun with his family and friends.
"In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his wife, Faye E. Adams.
"Those left to cherish his memory are two daughters, Belinda Ekberg and her husband, Michael of Union, Ohio and Donna Davidson and her husband, Richard of Kettering, Ohio; step-mother, Macie Adams of Oceana; a step son, David Adams of Fanrock; three brothers, Jackie Adams and his wife, Evelyn of Rock, Darrell Adams and his wife, Mary of Oceana and Nolan Adams and his wife, Adeline of Simon; two granddaughters, Samantha Ekberg of Kettering, Ohio and Dawn Jackson and her husband, Aaron of Milwaukee, WI;
two step-grandsons, Richard Davidson, Jr. of Kettering, Ohio and Dustin Davidson and his wife, DawnRene of Dayton, Ohio; several nieces and nephews and a host of family and friends.
"A celebration of Mr. Adam’s life will be 11:00 a.m. Thursday, February 19, 2009 at Adam Toler Memorial Chapel with Rev. Tommy Knotts officiating. Mr. Adams will be laid to rest in Palm Memorial Gardens, Matheny..."


Faye Ellen Hodges

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Book#__(1955); Page 59; WV Archives Web Site.
James Elmer Adams; age 21; born at Lamar, WV; single; living at Oceana, WV; son of Victor and
Goldie Adams; married on 6 Nov 1955 at Oceana, WV; Fay Ellen Hodges; age 21; born and living at
Baileysville, WV; single; daughter of William and Mrs. William Hodges.
2. "The Register Herald"; Beckley, WV; Monday 12 May 2008; Newspaper Obit.
"DAVY — Faye E. Adams, 73, went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, May 8, 2008, at the Cleveland Clinic, following a short illness.

"Faye was born May 12, 1934, in Davy, and was the daughter of the late William and Beulah Lusk Hodges.

"Faye was a dedicated teacher, beginning her career in 1960, having taught at Oceana Middle School in 1971, then left for Ohio to teach in Spring Valley. She returned to Wyoming County in 1977, taught at Baileysville Middle School, and retired in 1988.

"She was a loving mother and was dedicated to her family.

"Those left to cherish her memory are her husband, Herman L. Adams of Davy; a son, William David Adams of Pax; two stepdaughters, Belinda Ekberg and her husband, Michael, and Donna Davidson and her husband, Richard, all of Ohio; a brother, William Hodges and his wife, Edith, of Lester; two sisters, Ruth Cole and Reberta Hodges, both of Brier Creek; and a host of family and friends.

"A celebration of Faye’s life will be 11 a.m. Tuesday, May 13, 2008, at Adam Toler Memorial Chapel, with Rev. Tommy Knotts officiating. Faye will be laid to rest in Palm Memorial Gardens, Matheny.