McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families and Individuals

Notes


Woodrow Wilson Edwards

1. 1920 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Slab Fork District; Itmann; taken on 25 Jan 1920; Page 260B;
Family #372/405.
Listed as Wood Row Edwards; age 7; born in VA; in household of father, Charlie Edwards.
2. Wyoming Co, WV Marriage Register; Book #____(1934); Page 267; WV Archives Web Site.
Woodrow Wilson Edwards; age 21; born in Grayson Co, VA; living at Stotesbury, WV (Raleigh Co);
son of Charley and Martha Edwards; married on 26 Mar 1934 at Pineville, WV; Alma Virginia
Johnson; age 20; born in McDowell Co, WV; living at Rockview, WV (Wyoming Co); daughter of
Thomas J. and Etty Johnson.


Alma Virginia Johnson

1. Wyoming Co, WV Marriage Register; Book #____(1934); Page 267; WV Archives Web Site.
Woodrow Wilson Edwards; age 21; born in Grayson Co, VA; living at Stotesbury, WV (Raleigh Co);
son of Charley and Martha Edwards; married on 26 Mar 1934 at Pineville, WV; Alma Virginia
Johnson; age 20; born in McDowell Co, WV; living at Rockview, WV (Wyoming Co); daughter of
Thomas J. and Etty Johnson.
2. "Register Herald", Beckley, WV, 11 Jul 1999, Newspaper Obit.
"ROCKVIEW ­ Alma V. Johnson Edwards, 86, died Friday, July 9, 1999, in a Beckley hospital following
a short illness.
"Born April 29, 1913, at Jenkinjones, she was the daughter of the late Thomas J. and Etta Fines
Johnson.
" Mrs. Edwards was a homemaker, a member of the Rock Castle Baptist Church and a lifelong
resident of Wyoming County.
"She was preceded in death by her husband, Woodrow W. Edwards; a son, Gordon P. Edwards;
and three brothers, Paul, Posey and Luther Johnson.
"Survivors include two sons, Thomas C. Edwards and his wife, Mary Ann, of Rockview, and Robert
E. Edwards and his wife, Nancy L., of Rockview; four brothers, Elmer Johnson of Corinne, Thomas
C. Johnson of Lindside, and William C. and Willie S. Johnson, both of Rockview; two sisters, Lou
May of Pineville and Etta Morgan of Colonial Beach, Va.; eight grandchildren, 12 great-
grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren.
"Services will be noon Monday at Rock Castle Baptist Church, with the Rev. Donald Adkins
officiating. Burial will follow in Palm Memorial Gardens, Matheny.
"Friends may call 10:30 a.m. until time of the services Monday at the church.
"Grandsons and great-grandsons will serve as pallbearers.
" Arrangements by Calfee Funeral Service, Pineville."
3. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by Patty Greene; 9 Dec 2008.
" Alma Virginia Johnson Edwards
Birth 29 Apr 1913
Jenkinjones, McDowell County, West Virginia, USA
Death 9 Jul 1999 (aged 86)
Beckley, Raleigh County, West Virginia, USA
Burial
Palm Memorial Gardens
Matheny, Wyoming County, West Virginia, USA "


Gordon Posey Edwards

1. Wyoming Co, WV Marriage Register; Book #_____(1952); Page 22; WV Archives Web Site.
Gordon Posey Edwards; age 19; born at Keyrock, WV; single; living at Rockview, WV; son of
Woodrow and Alma Edwards; married on 12 Apr 1952 at Hatcher (Mercer Co), WV; Wanda Lee
Elkins; age 17; born and living at Hatcher, WV; single; daughter of Roy A. and Nina Hazel Elkins.


Wanda Lee Elkins

1. Wyoming Co, WV Marriage Register; Book #_____(1952); Page 22; WV Archives Web Site.
Gordon Posey Edwards; age 19; born at Keyrock, WV; single; living at Rockview, WV; son of
Woodrow and Alma Edwards; married on 12 Apr 1952 at Hatcher (Mercer Co), WV; Wanda Lee
Elkins; age 17; born and living at Hatcher, WV; single; daughter of Roy A. and Nina Hazel Elkins.


Thomas Charles Edwards

1. Wyoming Co, WV Marriage Register; Book #_____(1961); Page 31; WV Archives Web Site.
Thomas Charles Edwards; age 26; born at Itmann, WV; single; living at Rockview, WV; son of
Woodrow and Alma Edwards; married on 10 Mar 1961 at Marianna, WV; Mary Ann Cook; age 21;
born at Bin (sic, Bim, Boone Co) WV; living at Pineville, WV; single; daughter of Opie and Elsie Cook.


Mary Ann Cook

1. Wyoming Co, WV Marriage Register; Book #_____(1961); Page 31; WV Archives Web Site.
Thomas Charles Edwards; age 26; born at Itmann, WV; single; living at Rockview, WV; son of
Woodrow and Alma Edwards; married on 10 Mar 1961 at Marianna, WV; Mary Ann Cook; age 21;
born at Bin (sic, Bim, Boone Co) WV; living at Pineville, WV; single; daughter of Opie and Elsie Cook.


Robert Edward Edwards

1. Wyoming Co, WV Marriage Register; Book #_____(1955); Page 418; WV Archives Web Site.
Edward Edwards; age 18; born at Rockview, WV; single; living at Rockview, WV; son of
Woodrow and Alma Edwards; married on 9 May 1955 at Hatcher, WV; Lucille Fitch; age 16;
born at Orgas ( Boone Co) WV; living at Keyrock, WV; single; daughter of Sweatman and Lealer
Fitch.


Lucille Fitch

1. Wyoming Co, WV Marriage Register; Book #_____(1955); Page 418; WV Archives Web Site.
Edward Edwards; age 18; born at Rockview, WV; single; living at Rockview, WV; son of
Woodrow and Alma Edwards; married on 9 May 1955 at Hatcher, WV; Lucille Fitch; age 16;
born at Orgas ( Boone Co) WV; living at Keyrock, WV; single; daughter of Sweatman and Lealer
Fitch.


Albert James "Red" Cox

1. Wyoming Co, WV Marriage Rester; Book #____(1916); Page 95; WV Archives Web Site.
Mary J. Lester; age 17; born in Wyoming Co, WV; living at Bud, WV; daughter of W.F. Lester;
married on 4 Sep 1916 at the house of the bride at Bud, WV; Albert J. Cox; age 35; born in Wyoming
Co, WV; living at Bud, WV; son of Lee Cox.
2. Wyoming Co, WV; WW I Draft Registration Card #527; Pineville, WV Draft Board; 15 Sep 1918.
Albert James Cox; age 37; born on 13 Mar 1887(sic?, 1881); living at Bud, WV; miner for Thermo
Poca Coal Co; nearest relative, Mary Cox, Bud, WV; 5' 9" tall with stout build; blue eyes and red hair.
3. Wyoming Co, WV; WW II Draft Registration Card U 1501; Apr 1942.
Albert James Cox; age 51; born on 13 Mar 1891 in Claiborne Co, TN; living at Bud, WV; unemployed
farmer; person who will always know address, Effie (Lester) Estes, sister-in-law, Bud, WV.
4. Wyoming Co, WV Marriage Records; Book#____(1943); Page 180; WV Archives Web Site.
A.J. Cox; age 52; born in TN; widowed; living at Bud, WV; son of Bud and Elvina (Lynch) Cox; married
on 23 Jun 1943 at new Richmond, WV; Cozetta Ann Jenkins; age 26; born and living at Covel, WV;
single; daughter of Bill and Bettie (Lester) Jinkens.
5. Mercer Co, WV Death Certificate #7187; WV Archives Web Site.
Albert James Cox; age approx. 57 yrs, 2 mons, 21 days; born on 13 Mar 1889 at Knoxville, TN; living
at Arista, WV; timberman at Arista Works; son of Bud and Ellen Lynch, Knoxville, TN; married; husband
of Cozetta Cox, age 27; died on 3 Jun 1946 in the Bluefield Sanitarium, Bluefield, Mercer Co, WV from
leukenmia; buried on 5 Jun 1946 in Bud Cemetery, Bud, WV; informant, Effie Estes, Corrine. WV,
(sister-in-law).


Mary Jane Lester

1. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
Barker's Ridge District, Family #38.
Listed as Mary J. Lester, age 9 months, in household of father, William F. Lester.
2. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Barkers Ridge District, taken on 23 May 1910;
Page 213A, Family #297/297.
Listed as Mary J. Lester, age 11, born in WV, in household of father, William F. Lester.
3. Wyoming Co, WV Marriage Rester; Book #____(1916); Page 95; WV Archives Web Site.
Mary J. Lester; age 17; born in Wyoming Co, WV; living at Bud, WV; daughter of W.F. Lester;
married on 4 Sep 1916 at the house of the bride at Bud, WV; Albert J. Cox; age 35; born in Wyoming
Co, WV; living at Bud, WV; son of Lee Cox.
4. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Barkers Ridge District; taken on 22 Apr 1930; Page 128B;
Family #369/369.
Listed as Mary Cox; age 35; born in WV; unmarried?, widow?; head of household.
5. Wyoming Co, WV Death Certificate #17067; WV Archives Web Site.
Mary Jane Cox; age 42 yrs, 4 mons, 5 days; born on 14 Aug 1898 at Bud, Wyoming Co, WV; married;
wife of Albert Cox, age 49; living at Bud, WV; daughter of W.F. and Rebecca (Bishop) Lester; died on
19 Dec 1940 in the Wylie Hospital, Mullens, Wyoming Co, WV from post-partum hemorrhage; buried
on 21 Dec 1940 in Bud Cemetery, Bud, WV; informant, A.J. Cox, Bud, WV.


William "Billie" Cox

1. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Barkers Ridge District; taken on 22 Apr 1930; Page 128B;
Family #369/369.
Listed as Billie Cox; age 8; born in WV; in household of mother, Mary J. (Lester) Cox.


Albert Cox

1. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Barkers Ridge District; taken on 22 Apr 1930; Page 128B;
Family #369/369.
Listed as Albert Cox; age 7; born in WV; in household of mother, Mary J. (Lester) Cox.


Rebecca E. "Beckie" Cox

1. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Barkers Ridge District; taken on 22 Apr 1930; Page 128B;
Family #369/369.
Listed as Beckie E. Cox; age 5; born in WV; in household of mother, Mary J. (Lester) Cox.


Goldie Cox

1. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Barkers Ridge District; taken on 22 Apr 1930; Page 128B;
Family #369/369.
Listed as Goldie Cox; age 4; born in WV; in household of mother, Mary J. (Lester) Cox.


Albert James "Red" Cox

1. Wyoming Co, WV Marriage Rester; Book #____(1916); Page 95; WV Archives Web Site.
Mary J. Lester; age 17; born in Wyoming Co, WV; living at Bud, WV; daughter of W.F. Lester;
married on 4 Sep 1916 at the house of the bride at Bud, WV; Albert J. Cox; age 35; born in Wyoming
Co, WV; living at Bud, WV; son of Lee Cox.
2. Wyoming Co, WV; WW I Draft Registration Card #527; Pineville, WV Draft Board; 15 Sep 1918.
Albert James Cox; age 37; born on 13 Mar 1887(sic?, 1881); living at Bud, WV; miner for Thermo
Poca Coal Co; nearest relative, Mary Cox, Bud, WV; 5' 9" tall with stout build; blue eyes and red hair.
3. Wyoming Co, WV; WW II Draft Registration Card U 1501; Apr 1942.
Albert James Cox; age 51; born on 13 Mar 1891 in Claiborne Co, TN; living at Bud, WV; unemployed
farmer; person who will always know address, Effie (Lester) Estes, sister-in-law, Bud, WV.
4. Wyoming Co, WV Marriage Records; Book#____(1943); Page 180; WV Archives Web Site.
A.J. Cox; age 52; born in TN; widowed; living at Bud, WV; son of Bud and Elvina (Lynch) Cox; married
on 23 Jun 1943 at new Richmond, WV; Cozetta Ann Jenkins; age 26; born and living at Covel, WV;
single; daughter of Bill and Bettie (Lester) Jinkens.
5. Mercer Co, WV Death Certificate #7187; WV Archives Web Site.
Albert James Cox; age approx. 57 yrs, 2 mons, 21 days; born on 13 Mar 1889 at Knoxville, TN; living
at Arista, WV; timberman at Arista Works; son of Bud and Ellen Lynch, Knoxville, TN; married; husband
of Cozetta Cox, age 27; died on 3 Jun 1946 in the Bluefield Sanitarium, Bluefield, Mercer Co, WV from
leukenmia; buried on 5 Jun 1946 in Bud Cemetery, Bud, WV; informant, Effie Estes, Corrine. WV,
(sister-in-law).


Cozetta Ann Jenkins

1. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Barkers Ridge District; taken on 28 Apr 1930; Page 133A;
Family #432/432.
Listed as Cosettie Jenkins; age 12; born in WV; in household of father, William Jenkins.
2. Wyoming Co, WV Marriage Records; Book#____(1943); Page 180; WV Archives Web Site.
A.J. Cox; age 52; born in TN; widowed; living at Bud, WV; son of Bud and Elvina (Lynch) Cox; married
on 23 Jun 1943 at new Richmond, WV; Cozetta Ann Jenkins; age 26; born and living at Covel, WV;
single; daughter of Bill and Bettie (Lester) Jinkens.