McDowell and Wyoming Co's, WV Families and Individuals

Notes


James A. Lafferty

1. 1850 Census, Wyoming Co, VA, District 71, taken on 30 Jul 1850, page 205B.
Family #28.
Listed as James A. Lafferty, age 2, born in VA, in household of grandmother,
Elizabeth Lafferty Allen, with mother Drucilla Lafferty Allen.
2. "Marriage Records of Wyoming...", Vol 1, Haga, page 47.
Married first, Harriet Allen, second, Mary A. Allen.
3. 1860 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Craney PO, taken on 27 Jul 1860, Page 701,
Family #359.
Listed as James Laverty, age 15, born in VA, in household of mother,
Druzilla Lafferty.
4. 1870 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Oceana Township, Family 21.
5. 1880 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, compiled by William A. Marsh, Vol 4, page 723.
Oceana Township, page 017.
Listed as James Lafferty, age 35, head of household, a farm laborer.
6. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Slab Fork District; taken on 12 Jun 1900; Page 288A;
Family #120/121.
Listed as James Lafferty, age 49, born in WV in Oct 1850; married 20 yrs; farmer; head of
household.
7. Ancestry.com Web Site, Druzilla Lafferty Search, 1 Sep 2002, submitted by
Joel Hager, hagerj@us.army.mil.
Sites writings of G.P. Goode.
"...James Lafferty who died in 1926 and was buried on Glen Fork..."
8. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Slab Fork District; taken on 21 Apr 1910; Page 283B; Family #72.
Listed as James Laferty; age 65; born in WV; married twice, last time for 31 yrs; farmer; head of
household.


Harriett Allen

1. 1850 Census, Wyoming Co, VA, taken and 3 Aug 1850, Page 206B, Family #32.
Listed as Harriett Allen, age 8, born in VA, in household of mother, Jane Lafferty Allen.
2. Wyoming Co Marriages, 1854-1910, Turner, page 7. James Lafferty was son of
Drusilla.
3. 1860 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, transcribed by Pauline Haga, Family 362.
In household of Randolph Brooks as domestic.
4. "Marriage Records of Wyoming...", Vol 1, Haga, page 47.
James Lafferty married first, Harriet Allen, second, Mary A. Allen.
5. 1870 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Oceana Township, Family 21.


Francis "Sis" Lafferty

1. 1870 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Oceana Township, Family 21.
2. 1880 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, compiled by William A. Marsh, Vol 4, page 723.
Oceana Township, page 017.
Listed as Sis Lafferty, age 9, in household of father, James Lafferty.


James A. Lafferty

1. 1850 Census, Wyoming Co, VA, District 71, taken on 30 Jul 1850, page 205B.
Family #28.
Listed as James A. Lafferty, age 2, born in VA, in household of grandmother,
Elizabeth Lafferty Allen, with mother Drucilla Lafferty Allen.
2. "Marriage Records of Wyoming...", Vol 1, Haga, page 47.
Married first, Harriet Allen, second, Mary A. Allen.
3. 1860 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Craney PO, taken on 27 Jul 1860, Page 701,
Family #359.
Listed as James Laverty, age 15, born in VA, in household of mother,
Druzilla Lafferty.
4. 1870 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Oceana Township, Family 21.
5. 1880 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, compiled by William A. Marsh, Vol 4, page 723.
Oceana Township, page 017.
Listed as James Lafferty, age 35, head of household, a farm laborer.
6. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Slab Fork District; taken on 12 Jun 1900; Page 288A;
Family #120/121.
Listed as James Lafferty, age 49, born in WV in Oct 1850; married 20 yrs; farmer; head of
household.
7. Ancestry.com Web Site, Druzilla Lafferty Search, 1 Sep 2002, submitted by
Joel Hager, hagerj@us.army.mil.
Sites writings of G.P. Goode.
"...James Lafferty who died in 1926 and was buried on Glen Fork..."
8. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Slab Fork District; taken on 21 Apr 1910; Page 283B; Family #72.
Listed as James Laferty; age 65; born in WV; married twice, last time for 31 yrs; farmer; head of
household.


Mary Ann Allen

1. 1850 Census, Wyoming Co, VA, taken and 3 Aug 1850, Page 206B, Family #31.
Listed as Mary Ann Allen, age 8, born in VA, in household of grandmother,
Nancy Daniels Allen, with mother Juliet Allen Walker.
2. "1870 Census, Wyoming Co, WV", Annotated by James E. Richardson, 1992, page
6. Married James Lafferty, son of Drusilla Lafferty on 23 Dec 1879.
3. 1860 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
4. 1870 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Oceana Township, Family 127.
Listed in household of John and Nancy Daniel Allen with child? James B.
Allen.
5. 1880 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, compiled by William A. Marsh, Vol 4, page 723.
Oceana Township, page 017.
Listed as Mary Ann Lafferty, age 35, in household of husband, James
Lafferty.
6. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Slab Fork District; taken on 12 Jun 1900; Page 288A;
Family #120/121.
Listed as Mary A. Lafferty, age 45, born in WV in May 1855; married 20 yrs; no children; in
household of husband, James Lafferty.
7. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Slab Fork District; taken on 21 Apr 1910; Page 283B; Family #72.
Listed as Mary Ann Laferty; age 75; born in WV; married once for 31 yrs; in household of husband,
James A. Lafferty.
8. Wyoming Co, WV Death Certificate #15525; WV Archives Web Site.
Mary Laferty; age 90; born in 1835 in Wyoming Co, WV; married; daughter of Edward Roach
(sic, she was born before Julia's marriage to Edward Roach) and Julia Allen; died on 9 Nov 1925
at Uirovia?, WV of senility; informant, W.S. Thompson, Mullens, WV.


Britton Blankenship

1. 1860 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
In household of father, Reuben Blankenship.
2. 1870 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Clear Fork Dist, at Sunhill PO, Family 10.
3. "Deaths of Wyoming Co, WV...", Haga, 1878.
Floyd Blankenship, son of Britten and Elizabeth Blankenship died 7 Oct 1878.
Mother was former Elizabeth Lafferty, daughter of Drucilla Lafferty.
Since Floyd was six years old, doubt that he was Britten's son.
4. "Marriage Records of Wyoming Co, WV...", Vol 1, Haga, page 10.
Britton Blankenship, age 17, born in Wyoming Co, WV, married Elizabeth
Lafferty, age 22, also born in Wyoming Co, WV. They were married on 8 Apr
1875.
5. 1880 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, compiled by William A. Marsh, Vol 4, page 695.
Slab Fork Township, page 011.
Listed as Britten Blankenship, age 25, as head of household, a farmer.


Elizabeth Lafferty

1. 1850 Census, Wyoming Co, VA, District 71, taken on 30 Jul 1850, page 205B.
Family #28.
Listed as Elizabeth Lafferty, age 1, born in VA, in household of grandmother,
Elizabeth Lafferty Allen, with mother, Drucilla Lafferty Allen.
2. 1860 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Craney PO, taken on 27 Jul 1860, Page 701,
Family #359.
Listed as Elizabeth Laverty, age 11, born in VA, in household of mother,
Druzilla Lafferty.
3. 1870 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Oceana Township, Family 19.
4. "Deaths of Wyoming Co, WV...", Haga, 1878.
Floyd Blankenship, son of Britten and Elizabeth Blankenship died 7 Oct 1878.
Mother was former Elizabeth Lafferty, daughter of Drucilla Lafferty.
Since Floyd was six years old, doubt that he was Britten's son.
5. "Marriage Records of Wyoming Co, WV...", Vol 1, Haga, page 10.
Britton Blankenship, age 17, born in Wyoming Co, WV, married Elizabeth
Lafferty, age 22, also born in Wyoming Co, WV. They were married on 8 Apr
1875.
6. 1880 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, compiled by William A. Marsh, Vol 4, page 695.
Slab Fork Township, page 011.
Listed as Elizabeth Blankenship, age 29, in household of husband, Britton
Blankenship, keeping house.


Floyd Blankenship

1. "Deaths of Wyoming Co, WV...", Haga, 1878.
Died of diptheria, age 6 yrs, 10 mons, 5 days.


James D. Blankenship

1. 1880 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, compiled by William A. Marsh, Vol 4, page 695.
Slab Fork Township, page 011.
Listed as James D. Blankenship, age 4, in household of father, Britten
Blankenship.


Wesley Blankenship

1. "Births of Wyoming Co, WV...", Haga 1880.
Wesley Blankenship was born on 18 May 1880 to B. and Betty Blankenship.
The 1880 Census lists Britton and Elizabeth with a daughter, viola R.
Blankenship born in May 1880. Wesley is not listed. Their are the following
possibilities: Wesley is not the son of Britten and Elizabeth, Wesley was a
twin of Viola which was not recorded and Wesley died shortly after birth, or
Wesley's birth year is wrong and he died.


Viola R. Blankenship

1. 1880 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, compiled by William A. Marsh, Vol 4, page 695.
Slab Fork Township, page 011.
Listed as Viola R. Blankenship, age 1 month, in household of father, Britten
Blankenship.


Josiah Meadows Rev

1. "Reference Book of Wyoming County History", Mary K. Bowman, page 382.
Married Juda Lilly, daughter of Robert Lilly.
2. "Wyoming County Heritage", WGS, Pansy Lee (Cooper) Steele Article, pages 170
and 171, submitted by Pansey Lee Steele, Box 112 Tornado, WV 25202.
"One of Josiah Meadows and his wife Juda Lilly's children, Nancy, married my
great-great-grandfather John Cooper who was from Franklin County VA."
3. Ibid, Wilson Cooke and Virginia Dare article, pages 102 and 103, submitted by
Larry V. Cook.
"James (Cook) was married to Docia Meadows (1792-1864) daughter of Reverend
Meadows (1758-1840), whose family was also from England."
4. Ancestry.com Web Site, Aden Thompson search, 11 Jan 2002, submitted by Lew
Bowling, lpbowling@earthlink.net.
Josiah Meador; son of Josiah and Lavina Moody Meador; born on 8 Feb 1758 in
Chamberlin (sic, no such VA county) Co, VA; died on 25 Dec 1845 in Mercer Co,
WV; married Judith Lilly before 1788 in Greenbrier Co, WV.


Judith Lilly

1. "Reference Book of Wyoming County History", Mary K. Bowman, page 382.
Rev. Josiah Meadows married Juda Lilly, daughter of Robert Lilly.
2. "Wyoming County Heritage", WGS, Pansy Lee (Cooper) Steele Article, pages 170
and 171, submitted by Pansey Lee Steele, Box 112 Tornado, WV 25202.
"One of Josiah Meadows and his wife Juda Lilly's children, Nancy, married my
great-great-grandfather John Cooper who was from Franklin County VA."
3. Ancestry.com Web Site, Aden Thompson search, 11 Jan 2002, submitted by Lew
Bowling, lpbowling@earthlink.net.
Josiah Meador; son of Josiah and Lavina Moody Meador; born on 8 Feb 1758 in
Chamberlin (sic, no such VA county) Co, VA; died on 25 Dec 1845 in Mercer Co,
WV; married Judith Lilly before 1788 in Greenbrier Co, WV.
Judith Lilly; daughter of Robert and Mary Francis Moody Lilly; born in 1764;
died on 10 Jan 1846.


Green M. Cook Major

1. 1850 Census, Wyoming Co, VA, taken and 2 Aug 1850, Page 206A, Family #29.
Listed as Green M. Cooke, age 20, born in VA, in household of father, James
Cooke.
2. "Reference Book of Wyoming Co", Bowman, page 348.
Married first Margaret Cooke, daughter of David and Sarah Bailey Cooke.
Married second, Minerva Cooke.
3. 1860 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Rockview PO, taken on 27 Jun 1860, Page 662, Family #72.
Listed as Green M. Cook, age 29, born in VA, farmer, head of household.
4. "Births Wyoming Co, WV...", Haga, 1853.
Birth of Mary M. Cook to Green M. and Margaret Cooke.
5. 1870 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Oceana Township, Family 11.
Listed as Green M. Cook, age 39, born in VA, head of household.
6. "Reference Book Of Wyoming County", Bowman, page 348.
Son of James and Docia Meadows Cooke.
7. 1880 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Complied by William A. March, Vol 4, page 706.
Oceana Township, page 016.
Listed as Green M. Cooke, age 49, head of household, a farmer.
8. "Hertiage of Wyoming Co, WV", WGS, "Wilson Cooke and Virginia Dare Article",
page 102.
9. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Oceana District, taken on 16 Jun 1900, Page 273A, Family #156.
Listed as Green M. Cook, age 69, born in WV in Aug 1830, married 48 yrs, farmer, head of
household.
10. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Oceana District, taken on 9 May 1910, Page 277B, Family #292.
Listed as Green M. Cook, age 79, born in WV, married twice, last time for 15 yrs, farm laborer,
head of household.
11. "Raleigh Co, WV Marriages, 1891-1901" transcribed by Pauline Haga, Year of 1894.
6 Sep 1894, Green M. Cook, age 60, born in Wyoming Co, WV, resident of Wyoming Co, married
Manerva J. Cook, age 46, born in Roanoke Co, VA, resident of Raleigh Co, WV.
12. Wyoming Co, WV Web Site, Cemeteries
http://members.aol.com/jlcooke2/cemetery.htm
Green M. Cook; born 3 Aug 1830; died on 1 Aug 1919; "...Major in Civil War";
buried in James Cook, Sr. Cemetery, Jesse, Wyoming Co, WV.


Margaret Cook

1. 1850 Census, Wyoming Co, VA, Family 93.
2. "Reference Book of Wyoming Co", Bowman, page 348.
Married Green M. Cooke, son of James and Dosha Meadows Cooke.
3. 1860 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Rockview PO, taken on 27 Jun 1860, Page 662, Family #72.
Listed as Margaret Cook, age 30, born in VA, in household of husband, Green M. Cooke.
4. "Births Wyoming Co, WV...", Haga, 1853.
Birth of Mary M. Cook to Green M. and Margaret Cooke.
5. 1870 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Oceana Township, Family 11.
6. "Deaths of Wyoming Co, WV...", 1884, Haga.
Margaret Cooke died 1 Dec 1884 of scrofula at age 50 y, 4 m, and 21 days.
Information was given by her husband, Green Cooke. Margaret's birth date
was calculated from her stated age at death.
7. 1880 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Complied by William A. March, Vol 4, page 706.
Oceana Township, page 016.
Listed as Margaret Cooke, age 50, in household of husband, Green M. Cooke.
8. Wyoming Co, WV Web Site, Cemeteries
http://members.aol.com/jlcooke2/cemetery.htm
Margaret Cook; born 10 Feb 1830; died on 20 Feb 1893; "Wife of Major Green
M. Cook; daughter of David Judson and Sarah Bailey Cook"; buried in James
Cook, Sr. Cemetery, Jesse, Wyoming Co, WV. Her birth and death dates do not
agree with the death record in Ref 6.


David J. Cook

1. 1870 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Oceana Township, Family 11.
2. "Births of Wyoming Co, WV", Haga, 1868.
David J. Cooke was born at Laurel Fork on 24 Aug 1868 to Green M. and
Margaret Cooke.
3. 1880 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Complied by William A. March, Vol 4, page 706.
Oceana Township, page 016.
Listed as David J. Cooke, age 12, in household of father, Green M. Cooke.
4. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
Oceana District, Family #157.
Listed as David J. Cook, age 31, head of household.
5. Wyoming Co, WV Web Site, Cemeteries
http://members.aol.com/jlcooke2/cemetery.htm
David J. Cook; born on 24 Aug 1868; died on 31 Mar 1901; son of Major Green
M. and Margaret Cook; grandson of James and Docia Meadows Cook"; buried in
James Cook, Sr. Cemetery, Jesse, Wyoming Co, WV.


John W. Cook

1. "Births of Wyoming Co, WV...", Haga, 1873.
John W. Cooke was born on 13 Aug 1873 to Green M. and Margaret Cooke.
2. 1880 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Complied by William A. March, Vol 4, page 706.
Oceana Township, page 016.
Listed as John W. Cooke, age 7, in household of father, Green M. Cooke.


Green M. Cook Major

1. 1850 Census, Wyoming Co, VA, taken and 2 Aug 1850, Page 206A, Family #29.
Listed as Green M. Cooke, age 20, born in VA, in household of father, James
Cooke.
2. "Reference Book of Wyoming Co", Bowman, page 348.
Married first Margaret Cooke, daughter of David and Sarah Bailey Cooke.
Married second, Minerva Cooke.
3. 1860 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Rockview PO, taken on 27 Jun 1860, Page 662, Family #72.
Listed as Green M. Cook, age 29, born in VA, farmer, head of household.
4. "Births Wyoming Co, WV...", Haga, 1853.
Birth of Mary M. Cook to Green M. and Margaret Cooke.
5. 1870 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Oceana Township, Family 11.
Listed as Green M. Cook, age 39, born in VA, head of household.
6. "Reference Book Of Wyoming County", Bowman, page 348.
Son of James and Docia Meadows Cooke.
7. 1880 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Complied by William A. March, Vol 4, page 706.
Oceana Township, page 016.
Listed as Green M. Cooke, age 49, head of household, a farmer.
8. "Hertiage of Wyoming Co, WV", WGS, "Wilson Cooke and Virginia Dare Article",
page 102.
9. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Oceana District, taken on 16 Jun 1900, Page 273A, Family #156.
Listed as Green M. Cook, age 69, born in WV in Aug 1830, married 48 yrs, farmer, head of
household.
10. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Oceana District, taken on 9 May 1910, Page 277B, Family #292.
Listed as Green M. Cook, age 79, born in WV, married twice, last time for 15 yrs, farm laborer,
head of household.
11. "Raleigh Co, WV Marriages, 1891-1901" transcribed by Pauline Haga, Year of 1894.
6 Sep 1894, Green M. Cook, age 60, born in Wyoming Co, WV, resident of Wyoming Co, married
Manerva J. Cook, age 46, born in Roanoke Co, VA, resident of Raleigh Co, WV.
12. Wyoming Co, WV Web Site, Cemeteries
http://members.aol.com/jlcooke2/cemetery.htm
Green M. Cook; born 3 Aug 1830; died on 1 Aug 1919; "...Major in Civil War";
buried in James Cook, Sr. Cemetery, Jesse, Wyoming Co, WV.


Minerva Jane Hawley

1. "Reference Book of Wyoming Co", Bowman, page 348.
Married first Margaret Cooke, daughter of David and Sarah Bailey Cooke.
Married second, Minerva Cooke (Minerva was former wife or consort of Henry Harrison Cook)
2. "Raleigh Co, WV Marriages, 1891-1901" transcribed by Pauline Haga, Year of 1894.
6 Sep 1894, Green M. Cook, age 60, born in Wyoming Co, WV, resident of
Wyoming Co, married Manerva J. Cook, age 46, born in Roanoke Co, VA, resident of Raleigh Co, WV.
3. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Oceana District, taken on 16 Jun 1900, Page 273A, Family #156.
Listed as Manerva Cook, age 52, born in WV in Mar 1848, married 48 yrs, 1 child, none living,
in household of husband, Green M. Cooke.
4. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Oceana District, taken on 9 May 1910, Page 277B, Family #292.
Listed as Minerva J. Cook, age 62, born in WV, married twice, last time for 15 yrs, 1 child, none
living, in household of husband, Green M. Cook.


Andrew Morrison Cook

1. 1850 Census, Wyoming Co, VA, Family 93.
2. 1860 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
Listed as head of household as a farmer. Listed as Morrison Cooke.
3. "Marriage Records of Wyoming Co, WV...", Vol 1, Haga, page 23.
A.M. (Andrew Morrison) Cooke, son of David and Sarah Cooke married Margaret
Cooke, daughter of James and Docia Cooke.
4. 1870 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Oceana Township, Family 52.
5. 1880 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Complied by William A. March, Vol 4, page 704.
Oceana Township, page 011.
Listed as Andrew M. Cooke, age 46, head of household, a farmer.
6. Wyoming Co, WV Web Site, Cemeteries
http://members.aol.com/jlcooke2/cemetery.htm
A.M. Cook; born on 18 Jan 1836; died on 1 Jun 1899; buried in
Cook Cemetery, Kopperston, Wyoming Co, WV.


Margaret Cook

1. 1850 Census, Wyoming Co, VA, taken and 2 Aug 1850, Page 206A, Family #29.
Listed as Margaret Cooke, age 13, born in VA, in household of father, James
Cooke.
2. "Reference Book of Wyoming Co", Bowman, page 348.
Married Morrison Cooke, daughter of David and Sarah Bailey Cooke.
3. 1860 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
Listed in household of husband, Morrison Cooke.
4. "Marriage Records of Wyoming Co, WV...", Vol 1, Haga, page 23.
A.M. (Andrew Morrison) Cooke, son of David and Sarah Cooke married Margaret
Cooke, daughter of James and Docia Cooke.
5. 1870 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Oceana Township, Family 52.
6. "Reference Book Of Wyoming County", Bowman, page 348.
Daughter of James and Docia Meadows Cooke.
7. 1880 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Complied by William A. March, Vol 4, page 704.
Oceana Township, page 011.
Listed as Margaret Cooke, age 44, in household of husband, Andrew M. Cooke.
8. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
Oceana District, Family #69.
Listed as Margaret Cook, age 63, widow, head of household.
9. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Oceana District, taken on 29 Apr 1910, Page 271A, Family #185.
Listed as Margaret Cook, age 73, born in WV, widow, head of household.


David Lee Cook

1. 1870 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Oceana Township, Family 52.
2. 1880 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Complied by William A. March, Vol 4, page 704.
Oceana Township, page 011.
Listed as David L. Cooke, age 17, in household of father, Andrew M. Cooke.
3. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
Oceana District, Family #69.
Listed as Lee Cook, age 37, in household of mother, Margaret Cooke.
4. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Oceana District, taken on 29 Apr 1910, Page 271A, Family #185.
Listed as Lee Cook, age 46, born in WV, in household of mother, Margaret Cooke Cooke.


James F. Cook

1. 1870 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Oceana Township, Family 52.
Listed as idiotic.
2. 1880 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Complied by William A. March, Vol 4, page 704.
Oceana Township, page 011.
Not listed in this census.
3. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Baileysvelle District, taken on 27 Apr 1910;
Page 193B, Family #174.
Listed as James F. Cook, age 38, born in WV, married twice, last time for 3 yrs,
farmer, head of houshold.


Sarah? Martelia Cook

1. 1870 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Oceana Township, Family 52.
Listed as Martelia Cooke, age 4.
2. 1880 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Complied by William A. March, Vol 4, page 704.
Oceana Township, page 011.
Listed as Sarah M. Cooke, age 11?, in household of father, Andrew M. Cooke.
3. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
Oceana District, Family #69.
Listed as Martelia Cook, age 32, in household of mother, Margaret Cooke.
4. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Oceana District, taken on 29 Apr 1910, Page 271A, Family #185.
Listed as Martella Cook, age 41, born in WV, in household of mother, Margaret Cooke Cooke.


Unnamed Cook

1. "Births of Wyoming Co, WV...", Haga, 1866.
Unnamed male Cooke born 13 Jan 1866 to Andrew M. and Margaret Cooke.


Ambros Cook

1. "Deaths of Wyoming Co, WV...", Haga, 1878.
Died of diptheria, age 5 years.
2. "Births of Wyoming Co, WV...", Haga, 1873.
Ambros Cooke was born on 14 Oct 1873 to Andrew A. and Margaret Cooke.


Reuben Blankenship

1. 1850 Census, Wyoming Co, VA, taken and 2 Aug 1850, Page 206A, Family #30.
Listed as Reuben Blankenship, age 24, born in VA, farmer, head of household.
2. "Deaths of Wyoming Co, WV", Book 1, page 3.
Death of sons Jeremiah and Burgess of whooping cough.
3. "Wyoming County Heritage" WGS, Page 77.
4. 1860 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
Listed as a farmer.
5. 1870 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Clear Fork Dist, at Sunhill PO, Family 10.
6. 1880 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, compiled by William A. Marsh, Vol 4, page 695.
Oceana Township listed, page 011.
Listed as R. Blankenship, age 56, head of household, a farmer.


Emore Allen

1. 1850 Census, Wyoming Co, VA, taken and 2 Aug 1850, Page 206A, Family #30.
Listed as Emeree Blankenship, age 22, born in VA, in household of husband,
Reuben Blankenship.
2. "Deaths of Wyoming Co, WV", Book 1, page 3.
Death of sons Jeremiah and Burgess of whooping cough.
3. "Wyoming County Heritage" WGS, Page 77.
4. 1860 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
In household of husband, Reuben Blankenship.
5. 1870 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Clear Fork Dist, at Sunhill PO, Family 10.
6. 1880 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, compiled by William A. Marsh, Vol 4, page 695.
No Township listed, page 011.
Listed as Emsley Blankenship, age 40, in household of husband, as keeping
house.


Jermiah Blankenship

1. 1850 Census, Wyoming Co, VA, taken and 2 Aug 1850, Page 206A, Family #30.
Listed as Jeremiah Blankenship, age 1, born in VA, in household of father,
Reuben Blankenship.
2. "Deaths of Wyoming Co, WV", Book 1, page 3.
Lists parents as Reuben and Eliza Blankenship.
Died of whooping cough. Age 6 yr, 0 mo, 0 days.
Birth date calaulated from death date and age.
3. "Deaths of Wyoming..", Haga, 1855.
Son of Reuben and Eliza Blankenship.


Burgess Blankenship

1. "Deaths of Wyoming Co, WV", Book 1, page 3.
Lists parents as Reuben and Eliza Blankenship.
Died of whooping cough. Age 4 yr, 0 mo, 0 days.
Birth date calaulated from death date and age.
Died four days after an older brother, Jeremiah.
2. "Deaths of Wyoming..", Haga, 1855.
Son of Reuben and Eliza Blankenship.


Elijah "Eli" Blankenship

1. 1850 Census, Wyoming Co, VA, taken and 8 Aug 1850, Page 209A, Family #71.
Listed as Eli Blankenship, age 64, born in VA, farmer, head of household.
2. "Reference Book of Wyoming County History", Mary K. Bowman, page 396.
Lists death as 1849, this has to be incorrect since he is in the 1850 Census.
3. "Annals of Tazewell Co, VA...", Harman, Vol I, page 54.
Eli Blankenship and Polly Smith were married on 15 Nov 1809 in Tazewell Co, VA.


Mary "Polly" Smith

1. 1850 Census, Wyoming Co, VA, taken and 8 Aug 1850, Page 209A, Family #71.
Listed as Mary Blankenship, age 53, born in VA, in household of husband, Eli
Blankenship.
2. "Reference Book of Wyoming County History", Mary K. Bowman, page 396.
Birth is quite different than that of 1850 Census. This is not the Mary
Smith that married Eli Blankenship.
3. "1870 Census, Wyoming Co, WV", Annotated by James E. Richardson, 1992, page
18. Listed in this census with son, Levi Blankenship.
4. 1860 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
Listed with son Levi Blankenship.
5. 1870 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Huff Creek Dist, Family 13, transcribed by
Haga. Listed in household of son Levi Blankenship.
6. "Reference Book of Wyoming County History", Mary K. Bowman, page 391.
This can not be the widow of Eli Blankenship. Eli was still alive in this
(1850) census and was listed with his wife, Mary.
7. "Deaths of Wyoming..", Haga, 1856.
Death of Polly Lester. This is not Eli Blankenship's wife. His wife, Mary
Smith, is listed with him in the 1850 census while this Mary "Polly" Lester
is listed with her husband William Lester.
8. "Deaths of Wyoming Co, WV...", 1887, Haga.
Haga gives information about this family in report of the death of Jonathan
Bailey, son of Chloe Bailey on 9 Sep 1887, as reported by Henry Blankenship.
Mary Smith Blankenship, at age 90, mother of this Henry Blankenship, was
living with Henry Blankenship family in the 1880 Census of Wyoming Co, WV.
9. 1880 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, compiled by William A. Marsh, Vol 4, page 694.
Huff CreekTownship, page 003.
Listed in household of son, Henry Blankenship, age 90.
10. "Annals of Tazewell Co, VA...", Harman, Vol I, page 54.
Eli Blankenship and Polly Smith were married on 15 Nov 1809 in Tazewell Co,
VA.


John R. Allen Sr

1. "Reference Book of Wyoming County History", Mary K. Bowman, page 408.
2. "Wyoming County Heritage" WGS, Page 77.
Died in diptheria epidemic of 1877.
3. "1870 Census, Wyoming Co, WV", Annotated by James E. Richardson, 1992, page
6. Not listed here. He was son of Willam and Annie (_______) Allen.
4. 1860 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, transcribed by Pauline Haga, Family 363.
5. "Wyoming Co, WV Heritage...", "Sylvia Acord Bragg" article, page 86.
6. 1870 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Oceana Township, Family 127.
7. "Deaths of Wyoming Co, WV...", Haga, 1877.
Died of diptheria. Married in Patrick Co, VA on 26 Dec 1805 to Nancy
Daniels.
8. "Wyoming Co Wills 1850-1900", Haga.
Will of John Allen probated 6 Oct 1877. Names Eunice, James B., and Mary A.
Allen, as well as his wife Nancy.
9. 1843 Logan Co, WV Tax List, page 1.
John Allen, 1 male over 16, no slaves, 5 horses.


Nancy Daniels

1. 1850 Census, Wyoming Co, VA, taken and 2 Aug 1850, Page 206A, Family #31.
Listed as Nancy Allen, age 64, born in VA, head of household.
2. "Wyoming County Heritage" WGS, Page 77.
Lists parents of Nehemiah Allen as John R. and Nancy Daniel Allen, Sr.
Nancy was daughter of Nehemiah and Elizabeth Worthington Daniel, Sr.
3. "Reference Book of Wyoming County History", Mary K. Bowman, page 408.
Lists Nehemiah as son of John Allen, Sr.
4. "1870 Census, Wyoming Co, WV", Annotated by James E. Richardson, 1992, page
6. Not listed here.
5. 1860 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, transcribed by Pauline Haga, Family 363.
6. "Wyoming Co, WV Heritage...", "Sylvia Acord Bragg" article, page 86.
7. 1870 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Oceana Township, Family 127.
8. "Deaths of Wyoming Co, WV...", Haga, 1877.
Died of diptheria. Married in Patrick Co, VA on 26 Dec 1805 to John Allen.
9. "Wyoming Co Wills 1850-1900", Haga.
Will of John Allen probated 6 Oct 1877. Names Eunice, James B., and Mary A.
Allen, as well as his wife Nancy.
10. "Descendant Chart of Nehemiah Daniel", Raleigh Co, WV GebWeb Page.
Nancy Daniels; born in 1786; died on 25 Oct 1877 in Wyoming Co, WV;
daughter of Nehemiah and Anna Lyon Daniels.


Mariah Allen

1. "Wyoming County Heritage" WGS, Page 77.


Elizabeth Allen

1. "Wyoming County Heritage" WGS, Page 77.
Married Ralph Lafferty, son of William and Nancy Jamison Lafferty.