McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Familys and Individuals

Notes


Hunter Mercer

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1936); Page 342; WV Archives Web Site.
Hunter Mercer; age 22; born in Washington Co, VA; single; farmer; living at Northfork, WV; son of
Willie and Annie Mercer; married on 4 May 1936 at Welch, WV; Harriett Sizemore; age 25; born in
McDowell Co, WV; single; daughter of John and Mary Sizemore.


Harriett Sizemore

1. 1920 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Barkers Ridge District; taken on 2 Jan 1920; Page 146B;
Family #15/15.
Listed as Harriett Sizemore; age 10; born in WV; in household of father, John M. Sizemore.
2. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Northfork District; taken on 9 Apr 1930; Page 23A; Family #192/201.
Listed as Harriett Sizemore; age 19; born in WV; in household of mother, Mary Sizemore.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1936); Page 342; WV Archives Web Site.
Hunter Mercer; age 22; born in Washington Co, VA; single; farmer; living at Northfork, WV; son of
Willie and Annie Mercer; married on 4 May 1936 at Welch, WV; Harriett Sizemore; age 25; born in
McDowell Co, WV; single; daughter of John and Mary Sizemore.


John H. Workman

1. Logan Co, WV; Marriage Registry; Vol #__(1896); Page 145; Line 29; WV Archives Web Site.
John Workman; age 32; born and living in Logan Co, WV; single; farmer; son of W. and P.
(Thompson) Workman; married in Feb 1896 (no date) in Logan Co, WV; Mary Lambert; age 22;
born and living in Logan Co, WV; single; daughter of Hiram and R. (Dalton?) Lambert.
2. Logan Co, WV; Death Certificate #3278; WV Archives Web Site.
John Workman; age 79; born 18 Nov 1863 at Harts, Lincoln Co, WV; wiowed, husband of Mary
Lambert; farmer; living at Verdunville, WV; son of William, born in KY, and Mary, born in Lincoln
Co, WV, (Lambert Workman; died 31 Mar 1942 at Mud Fork #16 Camp, Verdunville, WV; from
heart failure due to hypertension and arteriosclerosis; buried 1 Apr 1942 in Browning Cemetery,
Harts, Lincoln Co, WV; informant, Miss Georgia Workman, Verdunville, WV.


Mary Lambert

1. Logan Co, WV; Marriage Registry; Vol #__(1896); Page 145; Line 29; WV Archives Web Site.
John Workman; age 32; born and living in Logan Co, WV; single; farme; son of W. and P. (Thompson)
Workman; married in Feb 1896 (no date) in Logan Co, WV; Mary Lambert; age 22; born and living in
Logan Co, WV; single; daughter of Hiram and R. (Dalton?) Lambert.


Charles W. Workman

1. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #16723; WV Archives Web Site.
Charlie Workman; age 17 yrs; 1 mon; 28 days; born on 27 Oct 1927 at Algoma, WV; single; living at
Algoma, WV; son of J.H. and Mary (Lambert) Workman; died on 25 Dec 1944 in Stevens Clinic,
Welch, McDowell Co, WV from a gunshot wound to leg; buried on 27 Dec 1944 in Algoma
Cemetery, Algoma, WV; informant, J.H. Workman, Algoma, WV.
2. McDowell Co, WV Cemeteries; http://www.mcdowellwv.com/cemeteries/algoma-2-cem.html.
"Algoma #2 (Belcher) Cemetery"
Charles W. Workman; born on 27 Oct 1927; died on 25 Dec 1944; buried here.


Estel Michaell Shumate

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Northfork District; taken on 9 Apr 1930; Page 23A; Family #187/196.
Listed as Estel Shumate; age 3 yrs, 9 mons; born in WV; in household of father, Ira M. Shumate.


Alexander Herndon Burks

1. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Browns Creek District, page 133A, Family 268.
Listed as Elexander H. Burks, age 12, in household of father, William V. Burks.
2. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1906); Page 354; WV Archives Web Site.
Alex H. Burks; age 18; born and living in McDowell Co, WV; son of William V. and Eliza
(sic?, Charlotte?); married on 15 May 1906 at residence of William Workman; Lilly Workman;
age 16; born and living in Wyoming Co, WV; daughter of William and Lucy Workman.
3. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; taken on 19 Apr 1910; Page 101A;
Family #153/155.
Listed as Alexander Burks; age 22; born in WV; married once for 3 yrs; in household of father,
William V. Burks.
4. McDowell Co, WV; WW I Draft Registration Card #1207; Welch, WV Draft Board; 12 Sep 1918;
Ancestry.com Web Site.
Alex Herdon Burks; age 34; born on 16 Jun 1884; living at Northfork, WV; farmer; nearest relative,
Lillie Burks, Northfork, WV; medium height and buld; brown eyes and black hair.
5. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1933); Page 121; WV Archives Web Site.
Alex Burks; age 44; born in McDowell Co, WV; widowed; farmer; living at Crumpler, WV; son of
William and Charlotte; married on 12 Apr 1933 at Welch, WV; Lillie Mullens; age 21; born in
McDowell Co, WV; single; daughter of Tom and Mary.
6. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1935); Page 188; WV Archives Web Site.
A.H. Burks; age 45; born in McDowell Co, WV; widowed; timberman; living at Crumpler, WV; son of
William and Charlotte; married on 10 Apr 1935 at Welch, WV; Ida Sizemore; age 26; born in
Wyoming Co, WV; single; daughter of Richard and Mary.
7. McDowell Co, WV; WW II Draft Registration Card # U-2887; Apr 1942; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Alex Herndon Burks; age 57; born on 16 Apr 1885 at Giliam, McDowell Co, WV; living in Carswell
Hollow, McDowell Co, WV; farmer; person who will always know address, Ida Burks, Carswell
Hollow.
8. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1952); Page 165; WV Archives Web Site.
Alex Burks; age 63; born at Gilliam, WV; widowed; living at Kimball, WV; married on 16 Aug 1952
at Kimball, WV; Judy Lester; age 68; born at Capels, WV; widow; living at Iaeger, WV.
9. McDowell Co, WV; Death Registry; Vol #__(1962); Browns Creek District; WV Archives Web Site.
Alex Herndon Burks; age 79; born on 16 Jun 1883 in WV; married; farmer; living at Kimball, WV;
son of Varn and Lodda Burks; died on 18 Jun 1962 in Grace Hospital, Welch, McDowell Co, WV
from multiple injuries; buried on 20 Jun 1962 in Walt Byrd Cemetery, Burke Mt, Keystone, WV;
informant, Mrs. Guilda Burks, Kimball, WV.
10. Wyoming Co, WV Web Site, Cemeteries; http://members.aol.com/jlcooke2/cemetery.htm
Alec Herndon Burks; born on 16 Jun 1884; died on 18 Jun 1962; buried in Burks
Cemetery, Jenny Branch, Wyoming Co, WV.


Lilly Mullins

1. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Kimball; taken on 14/16 Jan 1920; Page 27B;
Family #527/630.
Listed as Lilla Mullins; age 7; born in WV; in household of father, David T. Mullins.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1933); Page 121; WV Archives Web Site.
Alex Burks; age 44; born in McDowell Co, WV; widowed; farmer; living at Crumpler, WV; son of
William and Charlotte; married on 12 Apr 1933 at Welch, WV; Lillie Mullens; age 21; born in
McDowell Co, WV; single; daughter of Tom and Mary.


Cleveland Lester

1. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
Huff Creek District, Family #62.
Listed as Cleveland Lester, age 12, in household of father, Floyd Lester.
2. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1909); Page 196; WV Archives Web Site.
Cleve Lester; age 21; born and living in Wyoming Co, WV; son of Floyd and Hannah; married on
17 Aug 1909 at house of Joseph England; Judy England; age 18; born and living in Wyoming Co,
WV; daughter of Joseph and Martha.
3. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Huff Creek District; taken on 28 Apr 1930; Page 184A; Image 19 of
22; Family #168/169.
Listed as Cleave Lester; age 45; born in WV; married at 21; farmer; head of household.
4. 1940 Census. McDowell, WV; Browns Creek District; Roderfield; E.D. 2-36; taken on 3 May 1940;
Page 743A; Image 47 of 48; Household #380.
Listed as Cleve Lester; age 58; born in WV; married; 6th grade education; lived in same place on
1 Apr 1935; no occupation listed; head of household.
5. Wyoming Co, WV; Death Certificate #5582; WV Archives Web Site.
Cleve Lester; age 59; born in Wyoming Co, WV; married; husband of Judy Lester; son of unknown
parents; died on 18 Feb 1949 at Hanover, Wyoming Co, WV from a stroke; buried on 20 Feb 1949
in England Cemetery, Hanover, WV; Informant, Burton England, Hanover, WV.


Judy England

1. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; taken on 6 Jun 1900; Page 123A;
Family #62/63.
Listed as Judy England; age 7; born in WV in Mar 1893; in household of father, Joseph England.
2. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1909); Page 196; WV Archives Web Site.
Cleve Lester; age 21; born and living in Wyoming Co, WV; son of Floyd and Hannah; married on
17 Aug 1909 at house of Joseph England; Judy England; age 18; born and living in Wyoming Co,
WV; daughter of Joseph and Martha.
3. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Huff Creek District; taken on 28 Apr 1930; Page 184A; Image 19 of
22; Family #168/169.
Listed as Juda Lester; age 42; married at 17; in household of husband, Cleveland Lester.
4. 1940 Census. McDowell, WV; Browns Creek District; Roderfield; E.D. 2-36; taken on 3 May 1940;
Page 743A; Image 47 of 48; Household #380.
Listed as Judy Lester; age 54; born in WV; married; 6th grade education; lived in same place on
1 Apr 1935; in household of husband, Cleveland Lester.
5. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1952); Page 165; WV Archives Web Site.
Alex Burks; age 63; born at Gilliam, WV; widowed; living at Kimball, WV; married on 16 Aug 1952 at
Kimball, WV; Judy Lester; age 68; born at Capels, WV; widow; living at Iaeger, WV.
6. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #'61 016897; WV Archives Web Site.
Judy, Mrs. A.H., Burks; age 67; born 9 Mar 1894 at Welch, WV; married; housewife; living at Kimball,
WV; daughter of __________; died 24 Nov 1961 in Grace Hospital, Welch, WV; ?? cerebral hemorrhage;
buried 26 Nov 1961 in England Cemetery, Hensley, WV.


Douglas Omar Lester

1. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Huff Creek District; taken on 28 Apr 1930; Page 184A; Image 19 of
22; Family #168/169.
Listed as Douglas Lester; age 7; born in WV; in household of father, Cleveland Lester.
2. 1940 Census. McDowell, WV; Browns Creek District; Roderfield; E.D. 2-36; taken on 3 May 1940;
Page 743A; Image 47 of 48; Household #380.
Listed as Douglas Lester; age 16; born in WV; 6th grade education; lived in same place on
1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Cleveland Lester
3. Social Security Death Index; LDS Web Site.
Douglas Lester; age 56; born 19 Mar 1924; died in Dec 1980; last residence, Ikes Fork, Wyoming
Co, WV; SS#236-22-1456; card issued in WV.


Alexander Herndon Burks

1. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Browns Creek District, page 133A, Family 268.
Listed as Elexander H. Burks, age 12, in household of father, William V. Burks.
2. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1906); Page 354; WV Archives Web Site.
Alex H. Burks; age 18; born and living in McDowell Co, WV; son of William V. and Eliza
(sic?, Charlotte?); married on 15 May 1906 at residence of William Workman; Lilly Workman;
age 16; born and living in Wyoming Co, WV; daughter of William and Lucy Workman.
3. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; taken on 19 Apr 1910; Page 101A;
Family #153/155.
Listed as Alexander Burks; age 22; born in WV; married once for 3 yrs; in household of father,
William V. Burks.
4. McDowell Co, WV; WW I Draft Registration Card #1207; Welch, WV Draft Board; 12 Sep 1918;
Ancestry.com Web Site.
Alex Herdon Burks; age 34; born on 16 Jun 1884; living at Northfork, WV; farmer; nearest relative,
Lillie Burks, Northfork, WV; medium height and buld; brown eyes and black hair.
5. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1933); Page 121; WV Archives Web Site.
Alex Burks; age 44; born in McDowell Co, WV; widowed; farmer; living at Crumpler, WV; son of
William and Charlotte; married on 12 Apr 1933 at Welch, WV; Lillie Mullens; age 21; born in
McDowell Co, WV; single; daughter of Tom and Mary.
6. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1935); Page 188; WV Archives Web Site.
A.H. Burks; age 45; born in McDowell Co, WV; widowed; timberman; living at Crumpler, WV; son of
William and Charlotte; married on 10 Apr 1935 at Welch, WV; Ida Sizemore; age 26; born in
Wyoming Co, WV; single; daughter of Richard and Mary.
7. McDowell Co, WV; WW II Draft Registration Card # U-2887; Apr 1942; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Alex Herndon Burks; age 57; born on 16 Apr 1885 at Giliam, McDowell Co, WV; living in Carswell
Hollow, McDowell Co, WV; farmer; person who will always know address, Ida Burks, Carswell
Hollow.
8. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1952); Page 165; WV Archives Web Site.
Alex Burks; age 63; born at Gilliam, WV; widowed; living at Kimball, WV; married on 16 Aug 1952
at Kimball, WV; Judy Lester; age 68; born at Capels, WV; widow; living at Iaeger, WV.
9. McDowell Co, WV; Death Registry; Vol #__(1962); Browns Creek District; WV Archives Web Site.
Alex Herndon Burks; age 79; born on 16 Jun 1883 in WV; married; farmer; living at Kimball, WV;
son of Varn and Lodda Burks; died on 18 Jun 1962 in Grace Hospital, Welch, McDowell Co, WV
from multiple injuries; buried on 20 Jun 1962 in Walt Byrd Cemetery, Burke Mt, Keystone, WV;
informant, Mrs. Guilda Burks, Kimball, WV.
10. Wyoming Co, WV Web Site, Cemeteries; http://members.aol.com/jlcooke2/cemetery.htm
Alec Herndon Burks; born on 16 Jun 1884; died on 18 Jun 1962; buried in Burks
Cemetery, Jenny Branch, Wyoming Co, WV.


Judy England

1. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; taken on 6 Jun 1900; Page 123A;
Family #62/63.
Listed as Judy England; age 7; born in WV in Mar 1893; in household of father, Joseph England.
2. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1909); Page 196; WV Archives Web Site.
Cleve Lester; age 21; born and living in Wyoming Co, WV; son of Floyd and Hannah; married on
17 Aug 1909 at house of Joseph England; Judy England; age 18; born and living in Wyoming Co,
WV; daughter of Joseph and Martha.
3. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Huff Creek District; taken on 28 Apr 1930; Page 184A; Image 19 of
22; Family #168/169.
Listed as Juda Lester; age 42; married at 17; in household of husband, Cleveland Lester.
4. 1940 Census. McDowell, WV; Browns Creek District; Roderfield; E.D. 2-36; taken on 3 May 1940;
Page 743A; Image 47 of 48; Household #380.
Listed as Judy Lester; age 54; born in WV; married; 6th grade education; lived in same place on
1 Apr 1935; in household of husband, Cleveland Lester.
5. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1952); Page 165; WV Archives Web Site.
Alex Burks; age 63; born at Gilliam, WV; widowed; living at Kimball, WV; married on 16 Aug 1952 at
Kimball, WV; Judy Lester; age 68; born at Capels, WV; widow; living at Iaeger, WV.
6. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #'61 016897; WV Archives Web Site.
Judy, Mrs. A.H., Burks; age 67; born 9 Mar 1894 at Welch, WV; married; housewife; living at Kimball,
WV; daughter of __________; died 24 Nov 1961 in Grace Hospital, Welch, WV; ?? cerebral hemorrhage;
buried 26 Nov 1961 in England Cemetery, Hensley, WV.