McDowell and Wyoming Co WV Families and Individuals

Notes


James Cook Sr

1. 1850 Census, Wyoming Co, VA, taken and 2 Aug 1850, Page 206A, Family #29.
Listed as James Cooke, Sr, age 64, farmer, born in VA, head of household.
2. "Wyoming County Heritage", WGS, Page 99.
Father of Sylvester A. Cooke.
3. "Wyoming County Heritage" WGS, Page 146.
4. "Reference Book of Wyoming Co", Bowman, page 348.
5. 1860 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
In household of son, Green M. Cooke.
6. "Wyoming Co, WV Heritage...", "Wilson Cook and Virginia Dare" article, page
102.
He was son of John and Nellie Pemberton Cooke.
7. "Reference Book of Wyoming County History", Mary K. Bowman, page 347.
John Cooke married Docia Meadows.
8. "Reference Book of Wyoming County History", Mary K. Bowman, page 331.
At age 14, he was abducted on a voyage down the Thames River and brought to
America. He was sold for his passage to a planter in Virginia. There were
several other children aboard this ship, one of which was Nellie (______).
John and Nellie were sold to the same planter. They worked to complete their
term of servitude, married and went their own way.
9. Wyoming Co, WV Web Site, Cemeteries
http://members.aol.com/jlcooke2/cemetery.htm
James Cook; born on 31 Jul 1786; died on 11 Sep 1864; "Husband of Docia
Cook, son of John and Nellie Pemberton Cook"; buried in James Cook, Sr.
Cemetery, Jesse, Wyoming Co, WV.


Docia Meadows

1. 1850 Census, Wyoming Co, VA, taken and 2 Aug 1850, Page 206A, Family #29.
Listed as Dosha Cooke, age 57, born in VA, in household of husband, James
Cooke.
2. "Wyoming County Heritage" WGS, Page 102.
Daughter of Rev Josiah Meadows (1758-1832).
3. "Wyoming County Heritage" WGS, Pamela C. Morgan Article, page 146.
4. "Reference Book of Wyoming Co", Bowman, page 348.
5. 1860 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
In household of son, Green M. Cooke.
6. "Reference Book of Wyoming County History", Mary K. Bowman, page 382.
Rev. Josiah Meadows married Juda Lilly, daughter of Robert Lilly.
7. "Reference Book of Wyoming County History", Mary K. Bowman, page 347.
John Cooke married Docia Meadows, daughter of Josiah Meadows.
8. Wyoming Co, WV Web Site, Cemeteries
http://members.aol.com/jlcooke2/cemetery.htm
Docia Cook; born on 9 Jun 1792; died on 24 Feb 1864; "Wife of James Cook
Cook, daughter of Josiah and Judith Lilly Meadows"; buried in James Cook, Sr.
Cemetery, Jesse, Wyoming Co, WV.
9. "Marriage Index: KY,NC,TN,VA,WV 1728-1850", Family Tree Maker, CD#229.
James Cook married Dosha Meador on 8 Aug 1809 in Giles Co, VA.


Huston Austin Cook

1. 1850 Census, Wyoming Co, VA, District 71, taken on 30 Jul 1850, page 205B.
Family #27.
Listed as Austen Cooke, age 11, born in VA, in household of father,
William A. Cooke.
2. 1860 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
In household of father, William Cooke.
3. "Marriage Records of Wyoming...", Vol 1, Haga, page 25.


Sarah Ann Allen

1. 1850 Census, Wyoming Co, VA, taken and 3 Aug 1850, Page 206B, Family #36.
Listed as Sarah Ann Allen, age 4, born in VA, in household of father,
Britton Allen.
2. Wyoming Co Marriages, 1854-1910, Turner, page 9. Married Huston A. Cook, son
of William and Malinda Cook.
3. 1860 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, transcribed by Pauline Haga, Family 365.
4. "Marriage Records of Wyoming...", Vol 1, Haga, page 25.
5. 1880 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Oceana, taken on 17 Jun 1880, Page 531A, Family #107.
Listed as Sarah Foren, age 34, born in WV, divorced, head of household.
6. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
Oceana District, Family #71.
Listed as Sarah Forren, age 54, widow, in household of son-in-law, William
Bailey.
7. Last Will and Testament of Britton Allen; Wyoming Co, WV, Book ?, pages 264-266.
Leaves $300 to daughter, Sarah Ann Foren.


Mary F. Cook

1. 1880 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Oceana, taken on 17 Jun 1880, Page 531A, Family #107.
Listed as Mary F. Cooke, age 18, born in WV, in household of mother, Sarah Allen Cooke Foren.


John Allen Workman

1. 1850 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, page 259, Family 602.
Listed as John Workman, age 13, in household of father, John L. Workman.
2. "Tazewell County (VA) Marriages", Register #3, Year 1862, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
John S. (sci, L.) Workman, age 25, born in Tazewell Co, VA, son of John S. (sic, L.) and Grisalla
(sic, Sophia) Workman, married on 4 Dec 1862 Elvira W. Stump, age 24, born in Tazewell Co, VA,
daughter of Jacob and Polly Stump. Married by Wesley Gibson.
3. "Marriage Records of Wyoming Co, WV...", Vol 1, Haga, page 90.
John Workman, son of J.L. and Sophia Workman, married Margaret Cooke,
daughter of William and Malinda Cooke, on 18 Nov 1869.
4. 1870 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Oceana Township, Family 10.
5. 1880 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Oceana District; taken on 18 Jun 1880; Page 532A;
Family #118/118.
Listed as Allen Workman, age 43, head of household, a farmer.
6. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Oceana District; taken on 18 Jun 1900; Family #174/178.
Listed as Allen Workman; age 63; born in VA in Sep 1836; farmer; head of household.
7. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Oceana District, taken on 10 May 1910, Page 278A, Family #302.
Listed as John A. Workman, Sr, age 74, born in VA, married twice, last time for 40 yrs, farmer, head
of household.
8. 1920 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Oceana District, taken on 7 Jan 1920, Page 227A, Family #48.
Listed as John A. Workman, age 83, born in WV, widowed, in household of son-in-law,
Theodore M. Browning.


Margaret Cook

1. 1850 Census, Wyoming Co, VA, District 71, taken on 30 Jul 1850, page 205B.
Family #27.
Listed as Margaret Cooke, age 7, born in VA, in household of father,
William A. Cooke.
2. 1860 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
In household of father, William Cooke.
3. 1880 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Oceana District; taken on 18 Jun 1880; Page 532A;
Family #118/118
Listed as Margaret Workman; age 37; born in WV; in household of husband, Allen Workman.
4. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Oceana District; taken on 18 Jun 1900; Family #174/178.
Listed as Margaret Workman; age 57; born in WV in Mar 1843; married 31 yrs; 12 children; 8 living;
in household of husband, John Allen Workman.
5. Wyoming Co, WV Web Site, Cemeteries
http://members.aol.com/jlcooke2/cemetery.htm
Margaret Workman; born on 29 Mar 1843; died on 13 Sep 1910; wife of (John)
Allen Workman"; buried in James Cook, Sr. Cemetery, Jesse, Wyoming Co,
WV.
6. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Oceana District, taken on 10 May 1910, Page 278A, Family #302.
Listed as Margaret Workman, age 66, born in WV, married once for 40 yrs, 9 children, 7 living, in
household of husband, John A. Workman, Sr.


Charles Workman

1. 1880 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Oceana District; taken on 18 Jun 1880; Page 532A;
Family #118/118
Listed as Charles Workman; age 14; born in WV; in household of father, Allen Workman.


Nancy K. Workman

1. 1870 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Oceana Township, Family 10.
2. 1880 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Oceana District; taken on 18 Jun 1880; Page 532A;
Family #118/118
Listed as Nancy Workman; age 12; born in WV; in household of father, Allen Workman.


Harrison Workman

1. 1880 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Oceana District; taken on 18 Jun 1880; Page 532A;
Family #118/118
Listed as Harrison Workman; age 2; born in WV; in household of father, Allen Workman.
2. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Oceana District; taken on 18 Jun 1900; Family #174/178.
Listed as Harrison Workman; age 22; born in WV in Jan 1878; in household of father, John Allen
Workman.


Chester R. Workman

1. "Births of Wyoming Co, WV...", Haga, 1882.
Chester R. Walker was born on 7 Dec 1882 to Allen and Margaret Workman.


Eleanor "Ellen" Cook

1. 1850 Census, Wyoming Co, VA, District 71, taken on 30 Jul 1850, page 205B.
Family #27.
Listed as Elender Cooke, age 4, born in VA, in household of father,
William A. Cooke.
2. 1860 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
In household of father, William Cooke.
3. 1870 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Oceana Township, Family 123.
4. 1880 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, compiled by William A. Marsh, Vol 4, page 710.
Oceana Township, page 014.
Listed as Ellen Cooke, age 34, in household of father, William Cooke.
5. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
Oceana District, Family #182.
Listed as Ellen Cooke, age 52, head of household.
6. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Oceana Town, taken on 15 Apr 1910, Page 259A, Family #2.
Listed as Ellen Cook, age 62, born in WV, married, 3 children, 3 living, in household of son, Gus Cooke.


Augustus "Gus" Cook

1. 1880 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, compiled by William A. Marsh, Vol 4, page 710.
Oceana Township, page 014.
Listed as Augustus Cooke, age 9, in household of grandfather, William
Cooke.
2. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
Oceana District, Family #182.
Listed as Guss Cooke, age 29, in household of mother, Ellen Cooke.
3. Wyoming Co, WV Web Site, Cemeteries
http://members.aol.com/jlcooke2/cemetery.htm
Guss Cook; born on 2 Dec 1870; died on 2 Jan 1949; buried in Homer
Cook Cemetery, Oceana, Wyoming Co, WV.
4. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Oceana Town, taken on 15 Apr 1910, Page 259A, Family #2.
Listed as Gus Cook, no age given, born in WV, single, head of household.


James A. Cook

1. 1850 Census, Wyoming Co, VA, District 71, taken on 30 Jul 1850, page 205B.
Family #27.
Listed as James Cooke, age 2, born in VA, in household of father,
William A. Cooke.
2. 1860 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
In household of father, William Cooke.
3. "Wyoming Co, WV Hertiage...", "Personal History of Leola Cook Edwards",
article, page 105.
First married his double first cousin, Anne Cooke, second Minerva Jane
Laxton Hill. Minerva Jane had married Ballard Preston Cooke before she
married E. I. "Bud" Hill. She had two sons, Claire L. Cooke and Virgil Cooke.
4. 1870 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Oceana Township, Family 123.
5. "Marriage Records of Wyoming Co, WV...", Vol 1, Haga, page 26.
James Cooke, age 24, born in Logan Co, WV, son of William and Malinda Cooke,
married on 5 Mar 1873, Anna Cooke, age 20, born in Wyoming Co, WV, daughter
of Sylvester and Elizabeth Cooke.
6. 1880 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Complied by William A. March, Vol 4, page 707.
Center Township, page 002.
Listed as James Cooke, age 30, head of household, a farmer.
7. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
Center District, Family #33.
Listed as James Cook, age 51, head of household.
8. 1910 Census; Wyoming Co, WV; Center District; taken on 19 May 1910; Page 231B: Image 36 of 43;
Family #312/319.
Listed as James Cook; age 60; born in WV; married twice; last time for 2 yrs; farmer; head of
household.
9. "Reference Book of Wyoming Co", Bowman, page 435.
James Cooke, sheriff of Wyoming Co, died in 1918.
10. "Births of Wyoming Co, WV...", Haga, 1876.
Louisa Cook was born on 24 Dec 1876 to James A. and Sarah Cooke.
11. Wyoming Co, WV Marriage Registry; Book ____ (1906); Page 408.
James Cook; age 57; born in Wyoming Co, WV; son of William A. and Malinda Cook; married on
12 Dec 1906 at bride's residence near Keyrock, WV; Minerva Jane Cook; age 42; born in Wyoming
Co, WV; daughter of Wilburn and Julia Ann Laxton.
12. Wyoming Co, WV Web Site, Cemeteries
http://members.aol.com/jlcooke2/cemetery.htm
James Cook; born on 2 Oct 1848; died on 28 Mar 1918; buried in Cook
Cemetery, Rockview, Wyoming Co, WV.


Sarah Ann Cook

1. 1860 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
In household of father, Sylvester Cooke.
2. 1870 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Center District, Rock View, Family 3.
3. "Wyoming Co, WV Hertiage...", "Personal History of Leola Cook Edwards",
article, page 105.
James Cooke first married his double first cousin, Anne Cooke, second Minerva
Jane Laxton Hill.
4. "Marriage Records of Wyoming Co, WV...", Vol 1, Haga, page 26.
James Cooke, age 24, born in Logan Co, WV, son of William and Malinda Cooke,
married on 5 Mar 1873, Anna Cooke, age 20, born in Wyoming Co, WV, daughter
of Sylvester and Elizabeth Cooke.
5. 1880 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Complied by William A. March, Vol 4, page 707.
Center Township, page 002.
Listed as Ann Cooke, age 26, in household of husband, James Cooke.
6. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
Center District, Family #33.
Listed as Ann Cook, age 46, in household of husband, James Cooke.
7. "Births of Wyoming Co, WV...", Haga, 1876.
Louisa Cook was born on 24 Dec 1876 to James A. and Sarah Cooke.
8. Wyoming Co, WV Web Site, Cemeteries
http://members.aol.com/jlcooke2/cemetery.htm
Ann Cook; born on 11 Oct 1853; died on 18 Aug 1904; "Daughter of Sylvester
and Elizabeth Browning Cook"; buried in Cook Cemetery, Rockview, Wyoming Co,
WV.


Louisa Cook

1. 1880 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Complied by William A. March, Vol 4, page 707.
Center Township, page 002.
Listed as Louisa Cooke, age 3, in household of father, James Cooke.
2. "Births of Wyoming Co, WV...", Haga, 1876.
Louisa Cook was born on 24 Dec 1876 to James A. and Sarah Cooke.


John Kenna Cook

1. "Births of Wyoming Co, WV", 1988, page 102.
Kenna Cooke; born May 1888; parents James and Ann Cooke; information provided by father.
2. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
Center District, Family #33.
Listed as Kenna Cook, age 11, in household of father, James Cooke.
Twin of Pierce Cooke.
3. 1910 Census; Wyoming Co, WV; Center District; taken on 19 May 1910; Page 231B: Image 36 of 43;
Family #312/319.
Listed as John K. Cook; age 21; born in WV; in household of father, James Cook.


Franklin Pierce Cook

1. "Births of Wyoming Co, WV", 1988, page 102.
Pierce Cooke; born May 1888; parents James and Ann Cooke; information provided by father.
2. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
Center District, Family #33.
Listed as Pierce Cook, age 11, in household of father, James Cooke.
Twin of Kenna Cooke.
3. 1910 Census; Wyoming Co, WV; Center District; taken on 19 May 1910; Page 231B: Image 36 of 43;
Family #312/319.
Listed as Franklin P. Cook; age 21; born in WV; in household of father, James Cook.


Maggie Cook

1. "Births of Wyoming Co, WV", Center District, 1891.
Maggie and Minne Cook; born on 26 Aug 1891 to James and ______ Cook.
2. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
Center District, Family #33.
Listed as Maggie Cook, age 8, in household of father, James Cooke.
Twin of Minnie Cooke.


Minnie Cook

1. "Births of Wyoming Co, WV", Center District, 1891.
Maggie and Minne Cook; born on 26 Aug 1891 to James and ______ Cook.
2. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
Center District, Family #33.
Listed as Minnie Cook, age 8, in household of father, James Cooke.
Twin of Maggie Cooke.


Zada Cook

1. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
Center District, Family #33.
Listed as Zadie Cook, age 6, in household of father, James Cook.
2. 1910 Census; Wyoming Co, WV; Center District; taken on 19 May 1910; Page 231B: Image 36 of 43;
Family #312/319.
Listed as Zada Cook; age 16; born in WV; in household of father, James A. Cook.


James A. Cook

1. 1850 Census, Wyoming Co, VA, District 71, taken on 30 Jul 1850, page 205B.
Family #27.
Listed as James Cooke, age 2, born in VA, in household of father,
William A. Cooke.
2. 1860 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
In household of father, William Cooke.
3. "Wyoming Co, WV Hertiage...", "Personal History of Leola Cook Edwards",
article, page 105.
First married his double first cousin, Anne Cooke, second Minerva Jane
Laxton Hill. Minerva Jane had married Ballard Preston Cooke before she
married E. I. "Bud" Hill. She had two sons, Claire L. Cooke and Virgil Cooke.
4. 1870 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Oceana Township, Family 123.
5. "Marriage Records of Wyoming Co, WV...", Vol 1, Haga, page 26.
James Cooke, age 24, born in Logan Co, WV, son of William and Malinda Cooke,
married on 5 Mar 1873, Anna Cooke, age 20, born in Wyoming Co, WV, daughter
of Sylvester and Elizabeth Cooke.
6. 1880 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Complied by William A. March, Vol 4, page 707.
Center Township, page 002.
Listed as James Cooke, age 30, head of household, a farmer.
7. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
Center District, Family #33.
Listed as James Cook, age 51, head of household.
8. 1910 Census; Wyoming Co, WV; Center District; taken on 19 May 1910; Page 231B: Image 36 of 43;
Family #312/319.
Listed as James Cook; age 60; born in WV; married twice; last time for 2 yrs; farmer; head of
household.
9. "Reference Book of Wyoming Co", Bowman, page 435.
James Cooke, sheriff of Wyoming Co, died in 1918.
10. "Births of Wyoming Co, WV...", Haga, 1876.
Louisa Cook was born on 24 Dec 1876 to James A. and Sarah Cooke.
11. Wyoming Co, WV Marriage Registry; Book ____ (1906); Page 408.
James Cook; age 57; born in Wyoming Co, WV; son of William A. and Malinda Cook; married on
12 Dec 1906 at bride's residence near Keyrock, WV; Minerva Jane Cook; age 42; born in Wyoming
Co, WV; daughter of Wilburn and Julia Ann Laxton.
12. Wyoming Co, WV Web Site, Cemeteries
http://members.aol.com/jlcooke2/cemetery.htm
James Cook; born on 2 Oct 1848; died on 28 Mar 1918; buried in Cook
Cemetery, Rockview, Wyoming Co, WV.


Minerva Jane Laxton

1. 1870 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Center District, Rock View, Family 5.
2. "Reference Book of Wyoming Co", Bowman, page 434.
Married first Joseph F.(Bud) Hill, second Ballard Preston Cooke and
third James Cooke.
3. "Marriage Records of Wyoming Co, WV...", Vol 2 No 10, Haga, page 44.
Manerva Jane Laxton, age 16, married Joseph Floyd Hill, age 22, born in
Raleigh Co, WV, and a resident of Boone Co, WV, on 7 Jan 1881. They were
married at J.A. Laxton's.
4. "Marriage Records of Wyoming Co, WV...", Vol 5 No 7, Haga, page 19.
Manerva Jane Laxton, age 31, daughter of Wilburn and Juliann Laxton, married
Ballard Preston Cooke, age 50, son of Mitchell and Mary R. Cooke, on 3 Nov
1894. There is a duplicate record with a 21 Jun 1894 date.
5. 1880 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, compiled by William A. Marsh, Vol 4, page 725.
Center Township, page 005.
Listed as Manerva Laxton, age 16, in household of mother, Juliann Laxton.
6. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
Center District, Family #44.
Listed as Minerva J. Cook, age 36, in household of husband, Ballard P.
Cooke.
7. Wyoming Co, WV Marriage Registry; Book ____ (1906); Page 408.
James Cook; age 57; born in Wyoming Co, WV; son of William A. and Malinda Cook; married on
12 Dec 1906 at bride's residence near Keyrock, WV; Minerva Jane Cook; age 42; born in Wyoming
Co, WV; daughter of Wilburn and Julia Ann Laxton.
8. 1910 Census; Wyoming Co, WV; Center District; taken on 19 May 1910; Page 231B: Image 36 of 43;
Family #312/319.
Listed as Minerva J. Cook; age 46; born in WV; married 3 times; last time for 2 yrs; 6 children, all
living; in household of husband, James Cook.
9. Wyoming Co, WV Web Site, Cemeteries
http://members.aol.com/jlcooke2/cemetery.htm
Minerva Jane Cook; born on 27 Mar 1864; died on 31 Mar 1957; buried in
Mitchell Harris Cook (aka Cook Chapel) Cemetery, Keyrock, Wyoming Co, WV.


Elizabeth "Betty" Lafferty

1. 1850 Census, Wyoming Co, VA, District 71, taken on 30 Jul 1850, page 205B.
Family #28.
Listed as Elizabeth Allen, age 45, born in VA, head of household.
2. "1870 Census, Wyoming Co, WV", Annotated by James E. Richardson, 1992, page
5. Lists Henley Allen as son of John and Elizabeth Allen.
3. 1860 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Craney PO, taken on 27 Jul 1860, Page 70, Family #360.
Listed as Elizabeth Allen, age 50, born in VA, in household of husband, John Allen, Jr.
4. "Wyoming County Heritage" WGS, Page 77.
John Allen, Jr married Elizabeth Lafferty, daughter of William and Nancy
Jamison Lafferty.
5. 1870 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Oceana Township, Family 22.
6. 1880 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, compiled by William A. Marsh, Vol 4, page 688.
Slab Fork Township, page 011.
Listed in household of son, Henley Allen, age 72, as a widow.
7. Ancestry.com Web Site, Druzilla Lafferty Search, 1 Sep 2002, submitted by
Joel Hager, hagerj@us.army.mil.
Sites information given by H.G. McGraw on 16 Dec 1916.
"Betty Laverty had 3 girls before she married John Allen, she had Rene,
Julia, and Druzilla. Julia married Bill McMillion, Rene lived with Goodall
Daniel, Dru never married but had children, Alex, Goodall, James Floyd,
Frankie and Nancy by her step-father John Allen, Jr and one by her son-in-law
John Blankenship."
6. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Slab Fork District; taken on 12 Jun 1900; Page 288A;
Family #120/121.
Listed as Bettie Lafferty, age 80, "widow, mother", in household of James Lafferty.


John "Carp" Allen Jr.

1. Wyoming Co Marriages, 1854-1910, Turner, page 8. Marriage of son Larkin
Allen identifies father as John and mother as Elizabeth.
2. 1860 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Craney PO, taken on 27 Jul 1860, Page 70, Family #360.
Listed as John Allen, Jr, age 42, born in VA, farmer, head of household.
3. "Wyoming County Heritage" WGS, Page 77.
Was killed by guards on way to POW camp during Civil War, one of which was
his brother-in-law, Ralph Lafferty who married John's sister, Elizabeth
Allen.
4. "Wyoming Co, WV Heritage...", "Sylvia Acord Bragg" article, page 86.
5. 1843 Logan Co, WV Tax List, page 1.
John Allen, Jr, 1 male over 16, no slaves, 1 horse.


Elizabeth "Betty" Lafferty

1. 1850 Census, Wyoming Co, VA, District 71, taken on 30 Jul 1850, page 205B.
Family #28.
Listed as Elizabeth Allen, age 45, born in VA, head of household.
2. "1870 Census, Wyoming Co, WV", Annotated by James E. Richardson, 1992, page
5. Lists Henley Allen as son of John and Elizabeth Allen.
3. 1860 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Craney PO, taken on 27 Jul 1860, Page 70, Family #360.
Listed as Elizabeth Allen, age 50, born in VA, in household of husband, John Allen, Jr.
4. "Wyoming County Heritage" WGS, Page 77.
John Allen, Jr married Elizabeth Lafferty, daughter of William and Nancy
Jamison Lafferty.
5. 1870 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Oceana Township, Family 22.
6. 1880 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, compiled by William A. Marsh, Vol 4, page 688.
Slab Fork Township, page 011.
Listed in household of son, Henley Allen, age 72, as a widow.
7. Ancestry.com Web Site, Druzilla Lafferty Search, 1 Sep 2002, submitted by
Joel Hager, hagerj@us.army.mil.
Sites information given by H.G. McGraw on 16 Dec 1916.
"Betty Laverty had 3 girls before she married John Allen, she had Rene,
Julia, and Druzilla. Julia married Bill McMillion, Rene lived with Goodall
Daniel, Dru never married but had children, Alex, Goodall, James Floyd,
Frankie and Nancy by her step-father John Allen, Jr and one by her son-in-law
John Blankenship."
6. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Slab Fork District; taken on 12 Jun 1900; Page 288A;
Family #120/121.
Listed as Bettie Lafferty, age 80, "widow, mother", in household of James Lafferty.


Jackson Allen

1. 1850 Census, Wyoming Co, VA, District 71, taken on 30 Jul 1850, page 205B.
Family #28.
Listed as Jackson Allen, age 11, born in VA, in household of mother,
Elizabeth Lafferty Allen.


John "Carp" Allen Jr.

1. Wyoming Co Marriages, 1854-1910, Turner, page 8. Marriage of son Larkin
Allen identifies father as John and mother as Elizabeth.
2. 1860 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Craney PO, taken on 27 Jul 1860, Page 70, Family #360.
Listed as John Allen, Jr, age 42, born in VA, farmer, head of household.
3. "Wyoming County Heritage" WGS, Page 77.
Was killed by guards on way to POW camp during Civil War, one of which was
his brother-in-law, Ralph Lafferty who married John's sister, Elizabeth
Allen.
4. "Wyoming Co, WV Heritage...", "Sylvia Acord Bragg" article, page 86.
5. 1843 Logan Co, WV Tax List, page 1.
John Allen, Jr, 1 male over 16, no slaves, 1 horse.


Drucilla Lafferty

1. 1850 Census, Wyoming Co, VA, District 71, taken on 30 Jul 1850, page 205B.
Family #28.
Listed as Druzilia Allen, age 25, born in VA, in household of mother,
Elizabeth Lafferty Allen.
2. 1860 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Craney PO, taken on 27 Jul 1860, Page 700,
Family #359.
Listed as Druzilla Laverty, age 36, born in VA, head of household.
3. 1870 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Oceana Township, Family 19.
4. 1880 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, compiled by William A. Marsh, Vol 4, page 725.
Slab Fork Township, page 010.
Listed as Drizalla Laverty, age 55, in household of son, Alex Lafferty.
5. RootsWeb Message Board, Wyominy Co, WV, posted by Tammy, 1 Jan 2001.
Tammy's greatgrandmother, Rosa Lafferty, daughter of Goodall Lafferty,
married Russell Trump; three children; after Russell's death, Rosa married
Allen Rollins.
Goodall Lafferty's mother was named Druzilla who never married. Druzilla's
children believed to be fathered by her step-father, John Allen.
6. Ancestry.com Web Site, Druzilla Lafferty Search, 1 Sep 2002, submitted by
Joel Hager, hagerj@us.army.mil.
Sites information given by H.G. McGraw on 16 Dec 1916.
"Betty Laverty had 3 girls before she married John Allen, she had Rene,
Julia, and Druzilla. Julia married Bill McMillion, Rene lived with Goodall
Daniel, Dru never married but had children, Alex, Goodall, James Floyd,
Frankie and Nancy by her step-father John Allen, Jr and one by her son-in-law
John Blankenship."
7. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Slab Fork District; taken on 21 Apr 1910; Page 283B; Family #72.
Listed as Drucilla Laferty; age 90; born in WV; 7 children, 4 living; ; in household of son,
James A. Lafferty.


Francis Lafferty

1. 1870 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Oceana Township, Family 19.
2. 1880 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, compiled by William A. Marsh, Vol 4, page 725.
Slab Fork Township, page 010.
Listed as Francis Laverty, age 18, in household of brother, Alex Lafferty.
3. Ancestry.com Web Site, Druzilla Lafferty Search, 1 Sep 2002, submitted by
Joel Hager, hagerj@us.army.mil.
Married Hiram Prince.


Drucilla Lafferty

1. 1850 Census, Wyoming Co, VA, District 71, taken on 30 Jul 1850, page 205B.
Family #28.
Listed as Druzilia Allen, age 25, born in VA, in household of mother,
Elizabeth Lafferty Allen.
2. 1860 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Craney PO, taken on 27 Jul 1860, Page 700,
Family #359.
Listed as Druzilla Laverty, age 36, born in VA, head of household.
3. 1870 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Oceana Township, Family 19.
4. 1880 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, compiled by William A. Marsh, Vol 4, page 725.
Slab Fork Township, page 010.
Listed as Drizalla Laverty, age 55, in household of son, Alex Lafferty.
5. RootsWeb Message Board, Wyominy Co, WV, posted by Tammy, 1 Jan 2001.
Tammy's greatgrandmother, Rosa Lafferty, daughter of Goodall Lafferty,
married Russell Trump; three children; after Russell's death, Rosa married
Allen Rollins.
Goodall Lafferty's mother was named Druzilla who never married. Druzilla's
children believed to be fathered by her step-father, John Allen.
6. Ancestry.com Web Site, Druzilla Lafferty Search, 1 Sep 2002, submitted by
Joel Hager, hagerj@us.army.mil.
Sites information given by H.G. McGraw on 16 Dec 1916.
"Betty Laverty had 3 girls before she married John Allen, she had Rene,
Julia, and Druzilla. Julia married Bill McMillion, Rene lived with Goodall
Daniel, Dru never married but had children, Alex, Goodall, James Floyd,
Frankie and Nancy by her step-father John Allen, Jr and one by her son-in-law
John Blankenship."
7. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Slab Fork District; taken on 21 Apr 1910; Page 283B; Family #72.
Listed as Drucilla Laferty; age 90; born in WV; 7 children, 4 living; ; in household of son,
James A. Lafferty.


Henley Lafferty

1. 1870 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Oceana Township, Family 19.
2. 1880 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, compiled by William A. Marsh, Vol 4, page 725.
Slab Fork Township, page 010.
Listed as Henly Laverty, age 15, in household of brother, Alex Lafferty.
3. Ancestry.com Web Site, Druzilla Lafferty Search, 1 Sep 2002, submitted by
Joel Hager, hagerj@us.army.mil.
Sites information given by H.G. McGraw on 16 Dec 1916.
"Betty Laverty had 3 girls before she married John Allen, she had Rene,
Julia, and Druzilla. Julia married Bill McMillion, Rene lived with Goodall
Daniel, Dru never married but had children, Alex, Goodall, James Floyd,
Frankie and Nancy by her step-father John Allen, Jr and one (Henley) by her
son-in-law John Blankenship."