McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families and Individuals

Notes


Oakley Oswald Cooper

1. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Baileysvelle District, taken on 20 Apr 1910;
Page 186B, Family #58.
Listed as Oswell O. Cooper, age 7 months, born in WV, in household of father,
Phillip R. Cooper.
2. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Book #__(1934); Page 221; WV Archives Web Site.
Oakley Oswald Cooper; age 23; born in Wyoming Co, WV; living at Window, WV; son of Rush and
Nancy Jane Cooper; married on 13 Jan 1934 at Pineville, WV; Mamie Marie Stewart; age 17; born
in Wyoming Co, WV; living at Window, WV; daughter of Pem and Margaret Stewart.


Mamie Marie Stewart

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Book #__(1934); Page 221; WV Archives Web Site.
Oakley Oswald Cooper; age 23; born in Wyoming Co, WV; living at Window, WV; son of Rush and
Nancy Jane Cooper; married on 13 Jan 1934 at Pineville, WV; Mamie Marie Stewart; age 17; born
in Wyoming Co, WV; living at Window, WV; daughter of Pem and Margaret Stewart.
2. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1961); Page 42; WV Archives Web Site.
Raymond Polk; age 54; born at Maben, WV; widowed; living at Pineville, WV; son of Burton and Judy
Polk; married on 1 Apr 1961 at Marianna, WV; Maymie Cooper; age 45; born at Maben, WV; widow;
living at Pineville, WV; daughter of Pemberton and Margaret Stewart.
3. Wyoming Co, WV Web Site; Cemeteries, Palm Memorial Gardens, Matheney.
Mary Polk; born on 9 Feb 1916; died on 21 Nov 1986; buried here.


Charles Donathan Sr

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Book #__(1932); Page 151; WV Archives Web Site.
Charles Donathan; age 31; born in ____: living at Itmann, WV; son of _______; married on 11 Apr
1932 at Pineville; Alice Halsey; age 24; born in Wyoming Co, WV; living at Pineville, WV; daughter of
D.M. Halsey.
2. Wyoming Co, WV Web Site, Cemeteries
http://members.aol.com/jlcooke2/cemetery.htm
Charles Donathan; born on 18 Jan 1901; died on 26 Sep 1952; buried in Cook
Cemetery, Pineville, Wyoming Co, WV.


Charles Donathan Jr

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Book #__(1945); Page 62; WV Archives Web Site.
Charles Donathan, Jr; age 23; born in Maybeury, WV; divorced; living at New Richmond, WV; son of
Charles and Hattie May Donathan; married on 13 Apr 1945 at Mullens, WV; Grace Lumbo; age 19;
born in Cabin Creek, WV; single; living at New Richmond, WV; daughter of Joe and Stella Lumbo.


Grace Lumbo

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Book #__(1945); Page 62; WV Archives Web Site.
Charles Donathan, Jr; age 23; born in Maybeury, WV; divorced; living at New Richmond, WV; son of
Charles and Hattie May Donathan; married on 13 Apr 1945 at Mullens, WV; Grace Lumbo; age 19;
born in Cabin Creek, WV; single; living at New Richmond, WV; daughter of Joe and Stella Lumbo.
2. Calfee Funeral Service; Pineville, WV; Posted Obit.
"Grace Donathan, 83, of Itmann, WV, passed away peacefully at home, Saturday, June 13, 2009. She was known and loved by many as MawMaw Gracie or Granny Grace.

"Born November 25, 1925, at Lynch, KY, she was the daughter of the late Joe and Stella Porter Lumbo.

"Mrs. Donathan was a widow and homemaker and made her home in Itmann for many years. Grace was affiliated with the Baptist faith but had many friends of all denominations. She lived a long, prosperous life, full of good times and laughter.

"Grace will be remembered as a kind-hearted, loving, caring mom, sister, grandma and friend. She loved to go green picking, polk hunting, collecting angels, spending time with family and listening to gospel music. She also enjoyed telling stories about her childhood while living in Cabin Creek.

"In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Charles Donathan, Jr.; a niece, Jackie Lumbo; sisters, Mabel Adkins and Liz Adkins; and brothers, Fred Lumbo and Jimmy Lumbo.

"Surviving family members include her oldest daughter and family, Stella Jo Stacy and her husband, Grant of Itmann, granddaughter, Samantha Jo Stacy of Itmann, grandson, Chuck Stacy and wife, Lisa of Amigo and their children, (Grace’s great-grandchildren) C. J., Olivia and Brayden who was born June 14, 2009 at 3:57 a.m.; her youngest daughter and family, Charlotte Faye Echols and fiancé Brian Nichols of Itmann, granddaughter, Andrea Moorehead and husband, Jerry of Anawalt, grandson, Michael Echols and wife, Veronica and Dakota (Grace’s great-grandson) of Itmann; a step-son, Jack Donathan and his wife, Glenda of Strawberry Plains, TN and great-step-son, Rick Donathan and family; two sisters, Shirley McNulty and her husband, John, and family of New Richmond and Rene Francis and family of Glen Fork; and a brother, Bud Lumbo and wife, Etta of Itmann.

"She is also survived by a host of nieces and nephews..."


Okey Oscar Lester

1. "Pedigree Resource File", CD #5, LDS, submitted 15 Sep 1999 by Glenn Allen
Lester, 21211 Cupar Lane, Huntington Beach, CA, 92646.
Okey O. Lester was born on 13 Jan 1902; died bef 1995; married first,
Romanza Justice, children; Mary, Clarence and Agnes; second Glayds Cottle.
2. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Baileysvelle District, taken on 16 Apr 1910;
Page 184B, Family #26.
Listed as Okey O. Lester, age 7, born in WV, in household of father,
George T. Lester.
3. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Book #__(1923); Page 439; WV Archives Web Site.
Okey Lester; age 22; born in Wyoming Co, WV; living at Herhy?, WV; son of George and Mary
Lester; married on 27 Sep 1923; Romanza Justice; age 19; born in Wyoming Co, WV; of McDowell
Co, WV; living at Herhy?, WV; daughter of Marque and Emily Justice.
2. Raleigh Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1937); Page 152; WV Archives Web Site.
Okey Oscar Lester; age 34; born 16 Jan 1903 at Fanrock, WV; living at Beckley, WV; son of
George T. and Mary lester; married on 12 Jul 1937 at Beckley, WV; Gladys Cottle; age 34; born
3 Jul 1903 at Beckley, WV; living at Beckley, WV; daughter of Ellen Wood.


Louise Romanza Justice

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Book #__(1923); Page 439; WV Archives Web Site.
Okey Lester; age 22; born in Wyoming Co, WV; living at Herhy?, WV; son of George and Mary Lester;
married on 27 Sep 1923; Romanza Justice; age 19; born in Wyoming Co, WV; of McDowell Co, WV;
living at Herhy?, WV; daughter of Marque and Emily Justice.


Okey Oscar Lester

1. "Pedigree Resource File", CD #5, LDS, submitted 15 Sep 1999 by Glenn Allen
Lester, 21211 Cupar Lane, Huntington Beach, CA, 92646.
Okey O. Lester was born on 13 Jan 1902; died bef 1995; married first,
Romanza Justice, children; Mary, Clarence and Agnes; second Glayds Cottle.
2. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Baileysvelle District, taken on 16 Apr 1910;
Page 184B, Family #26.
Listed as Okey O. Lester, age 7, born in WV, in household of father,
George T. Lester.
3. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Book #__(1923); Page 439; WV Archives Web Site.
Okey Lester; age 22; born in Wyoming Co, WV; living at Herhy?, WV; son of George and Mary
Lester; married on 27 Sep 1923; Romanza Justice; age 19; born in Wyoming Co, WV; of McDowell
Co, WV; living at Herhy?, WV; daughter of Marque and Emily Justice.
2. Raleigh Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1937); Page 152; WV Archives Web Site.
Okey Oscar Lester; age 34; born 16 Jan 1903 at Fanrock, WV; living at Beckley, WV; son of
George T. and Mary lester; married on 12 Jul 1937 at Beckley, WV; Gladys Cottle; age 34; born
3 Jul 1903 at Beckley, WV; living at Beckley, WV; daughter of Ellen Wood.


Norma Gladys Wood

1. Summers Co, WV; Marriage Registry; Vol #__(1925); Page 7; Line #67; WV Archives Web Site.
Elmer E. Cottle; age 19; born and living at Forest Hill, WV; single; married on 27 Jun 1925 in
Summers Co, WV; Norma G. Wood; age 21; born in Raleigh Co, WV; single; living in Summers Co,
WV.
2. Raleigh Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1937); Page 152; WV Archives Web Site.
Okey Oscar Lester; age 34; born 16 Jan 1903 at Fanrock, WV; living at Beckley, WV; son of
George T. and Mary lester; married on 12 Jul 1937 at Beckley, WV; Gladys Cottle; age 34; born
3 Jul 1903 at Beckley, WV; living at Beckley, WV; daughter of Ellen Wood.


Lacy Franklin Morgan Sr

1. "Wyoming County Heritage" WGS, Morgan Family Tree Article, submitted by
Mary Morgan (grandchild of William Harrison and Mary Ellis Morgan), page 145.
William and Mary Ellis Morgan's children: Alton, born 24 Jun 1905; Ray, born
26 Oct 1908; Pearl, born 19 Mar 1910; Josephine, born 23 Feb 1923, married
(______) Lester;Woodrow, born 13 Mar 1914; Thomas, born 9 Nov 1916; Lacy,
born 3 Apr 1918; Foley, born 17 Mar 1921; Elsie, born 6 Feb 1923; Howard,
born 2 Nov 1925; and Oley, born 7 Dec 1927.
2. 1920 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Bailysville District, taken on 21 Jan 1920,
Page 141B, Family #111.
Listed as Thomas Morgan, age 3(?) months, born in WV, in household of
father, William H. Morgan.
3. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Baileysville District; Mill Creek Road; taken on 16 Apr 1930;
Page 83B; Image 24 of 25; Family #201/112.
Listed as Lacy Morgan; age 10; born in WV; in household of father, William H.H. Morgan.
4. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Book #__(1946); Page 108; WV Archives Web Site.
Lacy Morgan; age 27; born at Baileysville, WV; single; living at Baileysville, WV; son of Harrison and
Mary Morgan; married on 8 Sep 1946 at Baileysville, WV; Mary Lester; age 22; born at Asco, WV;
single; living at Baileysville, WV; daughter of Okey and Romanzo Lester.


Mary Magaline Lester

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Book #__(1946); Page 108; WV Archives Web Site.
Lacy Morgan; age 27; born at Baileysville, WV; single; living at Baileysville, WV; son of Harrison and
Mary Morgan; married on 8 Sep 1946 at Baileysville, WV; Mary Lester; age 22; born at Asco, WV;
single; living at Baileysville, WV; daughter of Okey and Romanzo Lester.
2. Calfee Funeral Service; Pineville, WV; Posted Obit.
"Mary Magaline Morgan, 83, of Baileysville, died Monday, June 8, 2009, following a long illness.

"Born Oct. 27, 1925, at Indian Creek, she was the daughter of the late Okey and Louisa Romanzie Lester.

"Mary was a member of Baileysville Baptist Church and a retired custodian for the Wyoming County Board of Education having worked at Baileysville Elementary and Junior High School. She was a past employee of C.E. Richner, the late Dr. E.M. Wilkerson and Attorney James Lyons. Throughout her life she enjoyed spending time with all of her family. Mary never met a stranger and loved everyone she met. Mary touched so many people’s lives and they will deeply miss her.

"In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a brother, Clarence Lester and a special nephew, Wesley Gordon Lester.

"Survivors include her husband of 68 years, Lacy Franklin Morgan; two sons, Lacy Morgan Jr. and his wife, Lula “Marty”, of Culloden and Billy Ray Morgan and his wife, Nancy, of Bryantown, Md.; three daughters, Sheronda Shields and her husband, Edward, of Baileysville, Wilma Rowe and her husband, Kenneth, of Wallingford, Conn. And Shirley Hatfield and her husband, Ronnie, of Marianna; a sister, Agnes Beevers of Grasonville, Md.; nine grandchildren, Sherry, April, Kenneth Jr., Melissa, Marshall, Benjamin, Robbie, Wendy and Theresa; 11 great-grandchildren, Jared, Kailyn, Kimberly, Christopher, Aaron, Robert, Michael, Tanna, Taylor, Alexis and Logan; one great-great-grandchild, Cierra; and a host of wonderful nieces and nephews..."