McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families and Individuals

Notes


Martha "Patsy" Blankenship

1. Ancestry.com web site, GEDCOM file 185947, 10 Dec 2000, submitted by
danbetts@home.com
Martha "Patsy" Blankenship, daughter of Zachariah and Dorcas Lester
Blankenship, was born in 1836 in KY.
2. 1850 Census, Russell Co, VA, page 338A, Family #1650, taken on 27 Nov 1850.
Listed as Patsy Blankenship, age 14, born in KY, in household of father, Zachariah Blankenship.
3. 1870 Census, Buchanan Co, VA; Garden Township; Grundy PO; taken on 30 Aug 1870; Page 175B;
Family #39/37.
Listed as Martha Pucket; age 38; born in VA; head of household.
4. 1880 Census, Russell Co, VA; Elk Garden District; taken on 11 Jun 1880; Page 131C;
Family #117/124.
Listed as Martha Pucket; age 39; born in VA; washer woman; married during census yr; in household
of son-in-law, Zachariah Coleman, with son, Daniel Puckett.


Mary Puckett

1. 1870 Census, Buchanan Co, VA; Garden Township; Grundy PO; taken on 30 Aug 1870; Page 175B;
Family #39/37.
Listed as Mary Pucket; age 14; born in VA; in household of mother, Martha (Blankenship) Puckett.


Margaret Puckett

1. 1870 Census, Buchanan Co, VA; Garden Township; Grundy PO; taken on 30 Aug 1870; Page 175B;
Family #39/37.
Listed as Margaret Pucket; age 13; born in VA; in household of mother, Martha (Blankenship) Puckett.


David Puckett

1. 1870 Census, Buchanan Co, VA; Garden Township; Grundy PO; taken on 30 Aug 1870; Page 175B;
Family #39/37.
Listed as David Pucket; age 10; born in VA; in household of mother, Martha (Blankenship) Puckett.


John Crigger

1. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; taken on 1 Jun 1900; Page 73B; Family #20/20.
Listed as John Criger, age 14, born in Sep 1885, in VA, in household of father, David Criger.
2. McDowell Co, WV Marriage Register; Book #____(1910); Page 386; WV Archives Web Site.
John Crigger; age 26; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; miner; living at Yukon, WV; son of David and
Hannah; married on 25 Dec 1910 at Joseph Brewster's; Rosa Brewster; age 21; born and living in
McDowell Co, WV; single; daughter of Joe and Vicy.
3. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; English; taken on 10 Jan 1920; Page 6A;
Family #99/100.
Listed as John Crigger; age 34; born in VA; married; coal miner; head of household.


Rosa Brewster

1. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; taken on 15 Jun 1900; Page 81A;
Family #146/146.
Listed as Rosa Brewster; age 9; born in WV in May 1891; in household of father, Joseph Brewster.
2. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Big Creek District, taken on 27 May 1910,
Page 183A, Family #172.
Listed as Rosa Brewster, age 20, born in VA, in household of father, Joseph Brewster.
3. McDowell Co, WV Marriage Register; Book #____(1910); Page 386; WV Archives Web Site.
John Crigger; age 26; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; miner; living at Yukon, WV; son of David and
Hannah; married on 25 Dec 1910 at Joseph Brewster's; Rosa Brewster; age 21; born and living in
McDowell Co, WV; single; daughter of Joe and Vicy.
4. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; English; taken on 10 Jan 1920; Page 6A;
Family #99/100.
Listed as Rosa Crigger; age 28; born in WV; married; in household of husband, John Crigger.


Charles Crigger

1. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; English; taken on 10 Jan 1920; Page 6A;
Family #99/100.
Listed as Charles Crigger; age 7; born in WV; in household of father, John Crigger.


George T. Crigger

1. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; English; taken on 10 Jan 1920; Page 6A;
Family #99/100.
Listed as George T. Crigger; age 5; born in WV; in household of father, John Crigger.


John H. Crigger

1. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; English; taken on 10 Jan 1920; Page 6A;
Family #99/100.
Listed as John H. Crigger; age 3 yrs, 6 mons; born in WV; in household of father, John Crigger.


Burl H. Crigger

1. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; English; taken on 10 Jan 1920; Page 6A;
Family #99/100.
Listed as Burle H. Crigger; age 8 mons; born in WV; in household of father, John Crigger.


John Colley

1. 1880 Census, Buchanan Co, VA; Grundy District; taken on 7 Jun 1880; Page 353B;
Family #20/40.
Listed as John Colley; age 64; born in VA; in household of son, Richard Colley.


Anna

1. 1880 Census, Buchanan Co, VA; Grundy District; taken on 7 Jun 1880; Page 353B;
Family #20/40.
Listed as Anna Colley; age 62; born in VA; in household of son, Richard Colley.


Homer U. Marshall

1. McDowell Co, WV Marriage Register; Book ____(1930); Page 161; WV Archives Web Site.
Homer Hawks; age 21; born in Wythe Co, VA; single; miner; living at Coalwood, WV; son of Mollie and
F.F.; license issued (then voided) on 27 Jun 1930; Francis Colley; age 17; born in McDowell Co, WV;
single; living at Coalwood, WV; no parents listed.


Francis Colley

1. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; English; taken on 24 Jan 1920; Page 7A;
Family #208/210.
Listed as Francis Colley; age 6; born in WV; in household of father, Jasper F. Colley.
2. 1930 Cenus, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; Coalwood; taken on 4 Apr 1930; Page 18B;
Family #66/67.
Listed as Frances Colley; age 16; born in WV; in household of father, Jasper F. Colley.
3. McDowell Co, WV Marriage Register; Book ____(1930); Page 161; WV Archives Web Site.
Homer Hawks; age 21; born in Wythe Co, VA; single; miner; living at Coalwood, WV; son of Mollie and
F.F.; license issued (then voided) on 27 Jun 1930; Francis Colley; age 17; born in McDowell Co, WV;
single; living at Coalwood, WV; no parents listed.


George Howard Hurtz

1. McDowell Co, WV Marriage Register; Book ____(1923); Page 340; WV Archives Web Site.
George H. Hurtz; age 26; born in Letcher Co, KY; single; miner; living at Price Hill, WV; son of William
J. and Sufina; married on 6 Jun 1923 at Coalwood; Elva Colley; age 19; born and living in McDowell
Co, WV; single; daughter of Floyd and Mollie.
2. 1930 Census, Boyd Co,KY; Fletcher District; Catlettsburg; taken on 2 Apr 1930; Page 121B;
Family #15/17.
Listed as George H. Hurtz; age 33; born in WV; married at 26; switchboard operator for street railway;
head of household.


Elva F. Colley

1. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; Perryville; taken on 23 Apr 1910; Page 163B;
Family #71/71.
Listed as Elva Colley; age 7; born in WV; in household of father, Jasper F. Colley.
2. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; English; taken on 24 Jan 1920; Page 7A;
Family #208/210.
Listed as Elva Colley; age 17; born in WV; in household of father, Jasper F. Colley.
3. McDowell Co, WV Marriage Register; Book ____(1923); Page 340; WV Archives Web Site.
George H. Hurtz; age 26; born in Letcher Co, KY; single; miner; living at Price Hill, WV; son of William
J. and Sufina; married on 6 Jun 1923 at Coalwood; Elva Colley; age 19; born and living in McDowell
Co, WV; single; daughter of Floyd and Mollie.
4. 1930 Census, Boyd Co,KY; Fletcher District; Catlettsburg; taken on 2 Apr 1930; Page 121B;
Family #15/17.
Listed as Elva F. Hurtz; age 26; born in WV; married at 19; in household of husband, George H. Hurtz.


Robert J. Hurtz

1. 1930 Census, Boyd Co,KY; Fletcher District; Catlettsburg; taken on 2 Apr 1930; Page 121B;
Family #15/17.
Listed as Robert J. Hurtz; age 4; born in KY; in household of father, George H. Hurtz.


Zelma C. Hurtz

1. 1930 Census, Boyd Co,KY; Fletcher District; Catlettsburg; taken on 2 Apr 1930; Page 121B;
Family #15/17.
Listed as Zelma C. Hurtz; age 2; born in KY; in household of father, George H. Hurtz.


James Thomas Cole

1. Ancestry.com Web Site, Narcissa Cole search, 21 Sep 2001.
James Cole; born abt 1852; son of Lorenzo Dow and Ally Baker Cole;
married Vicy (______); children: David and Wilburn Cole.
2. 1860 Census, Buchanan Co, VA, Contrary P.O., taken on 20 Aug 1860, Family #363.
Listed as James Cole, age 8, born in VA, in household of mother, Ally Cole.
3. 1870 Census, Buchanan Co, VA, Garden District, Grundy PO, taken on 5 Sep 1870,
Page 180A, Family #99.
Listed as James Q. Coal, age 19, born in VA, in household of brother, Joshua Cole.
4. 1900 Census, Buchanan Co, VA, Garden District, taken on 4 Jun 1900, Page 213B, Family #29.
Listed as James T. Cole, age 50, born in May 1850 in VA, married 25 years, farmer, head of household.


Louvicey "Vicy" Woody

1. 1860 Census, Buchanan Co, VA; Contrary PO; taken on 20 Aug 1870; Page 813; Family #370/370.
Listed as Vicey Woody; age 1; born in VA; in household of father, Theopolis Woody.


Clayborn Logan Hicks

1. 1870 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Sandy River District, page 17, Family #114.
Listed as Claborn Hicks, age 1, in household of father, Harrison Hicks.
2. 1880 Census, McDowell Co, WV, compiled by William A. Marsh, Vol 9, page 782.
Big Creek Township, page 022.
Listed as Clayborn Hicks, age 11, in household of father, Harrison Hicks.
3. "Marriage Records of McDowell Co, WV", page 22.
Marriage Record, Book 1, 1865-1896, page 113.
Claybern Hicks, age 16, born in McDowell Co, WV, son of Harrison and
Lilly Hicks, married on 29 Sep 1884 Annie Dunford, age 14, born in McDowell
Co, daughter of Wesley and Eliza Dunford.
4. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Sandy River District, page 245A, Family #115.
Listed as Claborn Hicks, age 30, born in Aug 1869 in KY, head of household.
5.1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; War; taken 7 Jan 1920; Page 29B; Image 8 of
41; Family #83/85.
Listed as C.L. Hicks; age 50; born in KY; widowed; timberman in coal mine; head of household.
6. Ancestry.com, Harrison Hicks search, 15 Feb 2002, submitted by Joyce
Barnett@netscope.net.
Claborn Logan Hicks; son of Harrison and Lillie Harris Hicks; married Mary
Christian, daughter of John and Clementine Harman Christian, on 6 May 1902
in McDowell Co, WV.
7. McDowell Co, WV Death Certificate #14777; WV Archives Web Site.
Clyburn Logan Hicks; age 73 yrs, 4 mons, 16 days; born on 15 Aug 1872 in KY; married, husband of
Lilly Nunnley; son of Harrison and Lilly Harrison Hicks; died on 31 Dec 1945 at Warriormines,
McDowell Co, WV of heart problems; buried on 3 Jan 1946 in family cemetery at War, WV; informant,
Mrs. Lilly Hicks, Warriormines, WV.
8. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by Shanda Hicks Brewer; 20 Aug 2013.
" Clayborn Logan Hicks
Birth 15 Jul 1872
Floyd County, Kentucky, USA
Death 31 Dec 1945 (aged 73)
West Virginia, USA
Burial Unknown"

Additional Information Posted:
"Son of Harrison and Lilly (Harrison) Hicks

"Husband of:
Anna Dunford Married 9-29-1884
Childern: Lear, Harrison, Lilly Margaret, and Sidney

"Mary Louise Christian Married 5-6-1902
Childern: Belle Hicks

"Arminda J. Cole(1888-1920) Married 1905-
Childern: Otis Hicks

"Lilly Nunley- Married 9-4-1926 No known Childern"


Arminda J. Cole

1. McDowell co, WV; Death Certificate #4834; WV Archives Web Site.
Mindy Hicks; age 30; born in VA in Oct 1888; married; housewife; daughter of James T. and ____
(Woody) Cole; died 20 Apr 1918 at War, WV; from tuberculosis with pneumonia; no burial
information; informant, Clabourn L. Hicks, War, WV.


Rosa Belle Hicks

1.1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; War; taken 7 Jan 1920; Page 29B; Image 8 of 41;
Family #83/85.
Listed as Rosa Belle Hicks; age 13; born in WV; in household of father, Clayborn L. Hicks.


John Hicks

1.1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; War; taken 7 Jan 1920; Page 29B; Image 8 of 41;
Family #83/85.
Listed as John Hicks; age 8; born in WV; in household of father, Clayborn L. Hicks.


Walter Charles Estep

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; taken on 23 Apr 1930; Page 196B;
Family #386/399.
Listed as Walter Estep; age 11; born in WV; in household of mother, Mahala (Bowles) Estep.
2. "WV Marriages, 1853-1970"; McDowell Co, WV; LDS Web Site.
Walter Charles Estep married Mary Learmonth in 1945 in McDowell Co, WV.
3. "Registry of Deaths-McDowell Co, WV"; 1964; WV Archives Web Site.
Walter Charles Atwell; age 45; born on 29 Apr 1919 in WV; married; miner; son of Arthur and Mahala
(Bowles) Estep; served in WW II; died on 10 Jul 1964 at Bradshaw, McDowell Co, WV; from an acute
coronary thrombosis; buried on 14 Jul 1964 in Sparks Cemetery, Jolo, WV; informant, Mary Estep,
Bradshaw, WV.


Mary Learmonth

1. "WV Marriages, 1853-1970"; McDowell Co, WV; LDS Web Site.
Walter Charles Estep married Mary Learmonth in 1945 in McDowell Co, WV.


Russell Poore

1. McDowell Co, WV; WW I Draft Registration Card #4414; WV Archives Web Site.
Russell Poore; age 35; born in 1883; living at War, McDowell Co, WV; miner for Johns Branch Coal
Co, War, McDowell Co, WV; nearest relative, Lula Poore, wife; medium height and build; blue eyes
and black hair; one eye out.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1922); Page 261; WV Archives Web Site.
Russell Poore; age 38; born in WV; single; miner; living at War, WV; son of _____: married on 16 Jun
1922 at War, WV; Vesta Underwood; age 30; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; daughter of Alex. and
________.
3. McDowell Co, WV Death Certificate #9605; WV Archives, Web Site.
Russell Poore; age 68; born on 4 Mar 1878 at Coal Creek, TN; married; husband of Vesta Poore,
age 53; farmer; son of John and Jennie (Raulford) Poore; died on 20 Jul 1946 at Welch, McDowell
Co, WV from "vulvalus of colon"; buried on 24 Jul 1946 in Three Forks Cemetery, Jolo, WV; informant,
Vesta Poore, Bradshaw, WV.


Vesta Louise Underwood

1. "The Heritage of McDowell Co, WV 1858-1999", Vol II, page 184, Rebecca Jane
Day article, submitted by Martha Gillespie, 3937 North Ridge Road, Astabula, OH.
Rebecca Jane Day married Ellic (sic Alex) Underwood. They had three
daughters: Vesta Louise, Rosie and Ginny and three sons: Daniel, Isaac and Peter.
2. "The Heritage of McDowell Co, WV 1858-1999", Vol II, page 250, Isaac
Underwood article, submitted by Elmer Underwood, P.O. Box 306, Con-Can, TX 78838.
Vesta Louise Underwood married first (_______) Settles; second, Russell
Poore; and third, Tom Mullins.
3. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; taken 7 Jun 1900; Page 76A, Family #58/58.
Listed as Vesta Underwood, age 5, born in Jul 1894, in WV, in household of father, Alexander
Underwood.
4. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Big Creek District, War, taken on 27 May 1910,
Page 182B, Family #187.
Listed as Vesta L. Underwood, age 17, born in VA, in household of father, James A. Underwood.
5. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1922); Page 261; WV Archives Web Site.
Russell Poore; age 38; born in WV; single; miner; living at War, WV; son of _____: married on 16 Jun
1922 at War, WV; Vesta Underwood; age 30; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; daughter of Alex. and
________.


Richard Poore

1. "WV Marriages, 1853-1970"; McDowell Co, WV; LDS Web Site.
Richard Poore married Nadine Elsie Lamie in 1950 in McDowell Co, WV.
2. McDowell Co, WV Death Certificate #4877; WV Archives, Web Site.
Richard Poore; age 25; born on 8 Sep 1926; at War, WV; married; lineman for electric co; son of
Russell and Vesta (Underwood) Poore; died on 8 Feb 1952 in rural Big Creek, McDowell Co, WV
from electricution, contact with electric wire; buried on 10 Feb 1952 in Loanoke Cemetery; informant,
Nadine Poore.


Nadine Elsie Lamie

1. "WV Marriages, 1853-1970"; McDowell Co, WV; LDS Web Site.
Richard Poore married Nadine Elsie Lamie in 1950 in McDowell Co, WV.