McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families

Notes


Jesse Roy Lusk

1. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Ocena District, taken on 8 Apr 1930, Page 191A, Family #90.
Listed as Ray (maybe Roy) Lusk, age 1, born in WV, in household of father, Creed Lusk.
2. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1945); Page 76; WV Archives Web Site.
Roy Lusk; age 18; born and living at Cyclone, WV; single; son of Creed and Merlie Lusk; married on
19 May 1945 at Oceana, WV; Marie Brown; age 20; born and living at Cyclone, WV; single; daughter
of Ashby and Lalah Brown.


Elba Marie Brown

1. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Oceana District, taken on 5 Apr 1930, Page 189B, Family #62.
Listed as Marie Brown, age 6, born in WV, in household of father, Ashby S. Brown.
2. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1945); Page 76; WV Archives Web Site.
Roy Lusk; age 18; born and living at Cyclone, WV; single; son of Creed and Merlie Lusk; married on
19 May 1945 at Oceana, WV; Marie Brown; age 20; born and living at Cyclone, WV; single; daughter
of Ashby and Lalah Brown.
3. "The Register Herald"; Beckley, WV; Friday, 1 Oct 2010; Newspaper Obit.
"OCEANA — Elba "Marie" Lusk, 86, died Wednesday, September 29, 2010, in Princeton Community Hospital following a long illness. "Born September 8, 1924 in Cyclone, she was the daughter of the late Ashby and Lalah Cook Brown and Lula Blankenship Brown. "Marie was a life long member of the Bright Prospect Missionary Baptist Church and a member of the Women's Circle of the church. She enjoyed sewing, quilting and canning. She especially enjoyed making pies for her family and friends. She gave many quilts to her family and friends. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, Jesse Roy Lusk on May 19, 1993; two brothers, Gary and Charles Brown; a sister, Betty Brown; mother and father-in-law, Creed and Merlie Lusk; sister and brother in law, Lora and Arnold Lusk and a brother in law, Naaman Brown. "Those left to cherish her memory are a daugther Ann Adkins and husband, Tommy of Cyclone; three sons, Fairley Lusk and wife, Donna of Oceana, LeRoy Lusk and wife, Ginger of Vale, N.C., and Sharol Lusk and wife, Martha of Oceana; six grandchildren, Melinda Curry and husband, John of Ottawa, Aaron Adkins of Cyclone who lived with his precious grandmother, Leisa Stewart and husband, Jason of Lincolnton, N.C., Carla Williams and husband, Todd of Vale, N.C., Eric Lusk of Oceana and Rishona Lusk of Oceana; four great-grandchildren, Ethan Curry of Ottawa, Claire and Kenan Stewart of Lincolnton, N.C., and Carmen Williams of Vale, N.C.; two sisters, Garnet Brown of Cyclone, Maxine Martin and husband, Rubert of Cyclone; four brothers, Donald Brown and wife, Eunice of Logan, Verlin Brown and wife Helen of Mallory, Paris Brown and wife, Gretcha of Cyclone and Chelsie Brown and wife, Yoko of Winston Salem, N.C.; sisters in law and brothers in law, Eleanor Lusk and husband, Earnel, Sherdon and Bunchy Lusk, Posey and Wavelene Lusk, Kennis and Imogene Lusk, all of Cyclone, Audarene and Arley Walls Sr. of Oceana, Delmas and Linda Lusk of Alderson; and a host of extended family and her church family; several nieces and nephews and a host of family and friends. "A celebration of Marie's life will be 1 p.m. Saturday, October 2, 2010, at Bright Prospect Missionary Baptist Church with Rev. Jackie Lusk and Rev. Brad Lusk officiating. Marie will be laid to rest in Palm Memorial Gardens, Matheny..."


David Otis "Oat" Cook

1. Wyoming Co, WV Registry of Births; Vol #__(1881); Page 42; Line 17; WV Archives Web Site.
Otis Cooke; born on 7 Jan 1881 to W.S. and Mary Cooke.
2. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
Oceana District, Family #81.
Listed as Oar Cook, age 19, in household of father, Winfield Scott Cooke.
3. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Oceana District, taken on 2 May 1910, Page 272A, Family #206.
Listed as David O. Cook, age 29, born in WV, in household of father, Winfield S. Cook.
4. Boone Co, WV; WW I Draft Registration Card #1716; Boone Co Local Board; 12 Sep 1918;
Ancestry.com Web Site.
Oat Cook; age 37; born on 7 Jan 1881; living at Uneeda, Boone Co, WV; locomotive engineer for
C. Crane and Co, Uneeda, WV; nearest relative, Mary L. Cook, Toney Fork, Wyoming Co, WV;
medium height and build; blue eyes and brown hair; "weak lungs and hunch back".
5. 1920 Census, Boone Co, WV; Crook District; taken on 7/8 Jan 1920; Page 3A; Family #38/38.
Listed as Oat Cook; age 40; born in WV; single; boarder; engineer for log engine; in household of
Ash Cook.
6. Boone Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1920); Page 304; WV Archives.Web Site.
David Oat Cook; age 39; born in Wyoming Co, WV; living at Van, Boone Co, WV; married on 7 Apr
1920 at Madison, WV; Blanche Ferrell; age 22; born in Boone Co, WV; living at Van, WV.
7. Boone Co, WV; Marriage Registry; Vol #__(1920); Page 99; Line 56; WV Archives Web Site.
Oat Cook; age 39; born in Wyoming Co, WV; single; living at Van, Boone Co, WV; son of Scott Cook;
married on 7 Apr 1920; Blanche Ferrell; age 22; born and living in Boone Co, WV; single; daughter
of Tilden Ferrell.
8. 1930 Census, Boone Co, WV; Crook District; Cordon; taken on 22 Apr 1930; Page 45B;
Family #243/254.
Listed as Oat Cook; age 49; born in WV; married at 32; night watchman for coal mine; head of
household.
9. Boone Co, WV; WW II Draft Registration Card # U-969: Apr 1942; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Oat Cook; age 61; born on 7 Jan 1881 in Wyoming Co, WV; living at Cordon, Boone Co, WV;
employed by Detroit Mining Co,, Cordon, WV; person who will always know address, Wirt Cook,
Wharton, WV.


Blanche Ferrell

1. Boone Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1920); Page 304; WV Archives.Web Site.
David Oat Cook; age 39; born in Wyoming Co, WV; living at Van, Boone Co, WV; married on 7 Apr
1920 at Madison, WV; Blanche Ferrell; age 22; born in Boone Co, WV; living at Van, WV.
2. Boone Co, WV; Marriage Registry; Vol #__(1920); Page 99; Line 56; WV Archives Web Site.
Oat Cook; age 39; born in Wyoming Co, WV; single; living at Van, Boone Co, WV; son of Scott Cook;
married on 7 Apr 1920; Blanche Ferrell; age 22; born and living in Boone Co, WV; single; daughter
of Tilden Ferrell.
3. 1930 Census, Boone Co, WV; Crook District; Gordon; taken on 22 Apr 1930; Page 45B;
Family #243/254.
Listed as Blanch Cook; age 30; born in WV; married at 20; in household of husband, David O. Cook.


Windfield R. Cook

1 1930 Census, Boone Co, WV; Crook District; Gordon; taken on 22 Apr 1930; Page 45B;
Family #243/254.
Listed as Winfield R. Cook; age 9; born in WV; in household of father, David O. Cook.


Blanche Ferrell

1. Boone Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1920); Page 304; WV Archives.Web Site.
David Oat Cook; age 39; born in Wyoming Co, WV; living at Van, Boone Co, WV; married on 7 Apr
1920 at Madison, WV; Blanche Ferrell; age 22; born in Boone Co, WV; living at Van, WV.
2. Boone Co, WV; Marriage Registry; Vol #__(1920); Page 99; Line 56; WV Archives Web Site.
Oat Cook; age 39; born in Wyoming Co, WV; single; living at Van, Boone Co, WV; son of Scott Cook;
married on 7 Apr 1920; Blanche Ferrell; age 22; born and living in Boone Co, WV; single; daughter
of Tilden Ferrell.
3. 1930 Census, Boone Co, WV; Crook District; Gordon; taken on 22 Apr 1930; Page 45B;
Family #243/254.
Listed as Blanch Cook; age 30; born in WV; married at 20; in household of husband, David O. Cook.


Mammie C. Hendricks

1 1930 Census, Boone Co, WV; Crook District; Gordon; taken on 22 Apr 1930; Page 46A;
Family #243/254.
Listed as Mammie C. Hendricks; age 13; born in WV; in household of step-father, David O. Cook.


Warren J. Hite

1. 1910 Census, Patrick Co, VA; May River District; Stuart; taken on 20 Apr 1910; Page 113A;
Family #70.
Listed as Warren Hite; age 6 mons; born in VA; in household of father, John H. Hite.
2. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; Susanna; taken on 14/15 Jan 1920; Page 26A;
Family #89.
Listed as Warren Hite; age 11; born in VA; in household of father, John H. Hite.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1931); Page 64; WV Archives Web Site.
Warren J. Hite; age 23; born in Russell Co, VA; single; miner; living at Caretta, WV; son of John and
Mimie; married on 14 Nov 1931 at Caretta, WV; Beatrice Creed; age 16; born in Tazewell Co, VA;
single; daughter of Claude and Meda.


Beatrice Creed

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1931); Page 64; WV Archives Web Site.
Warren J. Hite; age 23; born in Russell Co, VA; single; miner; living at Caretta, WV; son of John and
Mimie; married on 14 Nov 1931 at Caretta, WV; Beatrice Creed; age 16; born in Tazewell Co, VA;
single; daughter of Claude and Meda.


Wayne Buckles Castle

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1927); Page 225; WV Archives Web Site.
Wayne Castle; age 22; born in Russell Co, VA; single; miner; living at Caretta, WV; son of James and
Lillie; married on 1 Aug 1927 at Bradshaw, WV; Gertrude Hite; age 18; born in McDowell Co, WV;
single; daughter of Henry and Mimmie.


Gertrude Hite

1. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; Susanna; taken on 14/15 Jan 1920; Page 26A;
Family #89.
Listed as Gertrude Hite; age 7; born in WV; in household of father, John H. Hite.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1927); Page 225; WV Archives Web Site.
Wayne Castle; age 22; born in Russell Co, VA; single; miner; living at Caretta, WV; son of James and
Lillie; married on 1 Aug 1927 at Bradshaw, WV; Gertrude Hite; age 18; born in McDowell Co, WV;
single; daughter of Henry and Mimmie.


Eulice Woody

1. 1940 Census, Buchanan Co, VA; Grundy; Dismal/Spruce Pine; E.D. 14-5; taken on 3 Jun1940;
Page 140A; Image 58 of 83; Household #493.
Listed as Eulice Woody; age 1; born in WV; lived in Buchanan Co, VA on 1 Apr 1935; in
household of father, Worley Woody.
2. Social Security Death Index; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Eulice Woody; born 7 Jan 1939; died 15 Aug 2003; last residence, Newport News, VA 23605;
SS#235-56-5056; card issued in WV in 1953.


Roy Baker

1. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1999", McDowell Co, Historical Society,
1999, pags 163/164; "James Marion and Goldie M. Baker" article; submitted by Elizabeth Johns,
daughter, Deland, FL.
2. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1999", McDowell Co, Historical Society,
1999, page 163, "Nine Baker Children" article.


Mary Kathryn "Kathy" Hite

1. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1999", McDowell Co, Historical Society, 1999,
Page 163, "Nine Baker Children" article.


Jerry Wayne Thornsbury

1. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1999"; 1999; Geneva Steel, Sandra Long,
and Tom Hatcher; "Tom and Amie Baker Thornsbury, Jr"; Article; Page 248; submitted by Amie
Thornsbury, PO Box 347, Jolo, WV 24850.


Jason Wayne Thornsbury

1. Fanning Funeral Home; Iaeger, WV; Posted Obit.
"Jason Wayne Thornsberry, 43, of Mooresville, NC, formerly of Raysal, WV, passed away Sunday, January 31, 2016, at his residence. Jason was born April 19, 1972 in Welch, WV, a son of Jerry Wayne and Debby Hite Thornsberry. He worked at Freight Liner Enterprise located in Mooresvile, NC. Jason graduated from Iaeger High School in 1990 where he played football for three years. He enjoyed deer hunting, turkey hunting, and flee marketing. Jason is preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, Everett and Elizabeth Hite and his paternal grandfather, Tom Thornsbury, Jr. Jason is survived by his parents, Jerry and Debby Hite Thornsberry of Raysal, WV; his paternal grandmother, Amie Baker Thornsbury of Jolo, WV; and numerous uncles, aunts, cousins and friends who will greatly miss him. Funeral services will be conducted Friday, February 5, 2016 at 1 o'clock with Bishop James Daniel Estep and Reverend Robert Huddler officiating at the Chapel of Fanning Funeral Home in Iaeger, WV. Burial will follow in Grandview Memory Gardens on the Bluefield Tazewell Road in Bluefield, VA. ..."