McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families and Individuals

Notes


Eliza H. Cook

1. 1860 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
In household of father, William Cooke.
2. "Births Wyoming Co, WV...", Haga, 1856.
3. 1870 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Oceana Township, Family 123.
4. "Births of Wyoming Co, WV...", Haga, 1876.
George Cooke was born on 8 Aug 1876 to Eliza Cooke, reported by
grandfather William A. Cooke.
5. 1880 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, compiled by William A. Marsh, Vol 4, page 710.
Oceana Township, page 014.
Listed as Eliza Cooke, age 22, in household of father, William Cooke.
6. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
Oceana District, Family #184.
Listed as Eliza Cooke, age 37, head of household.
7. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Oceana District, Huff Creek Road, taken on 27 Apr 1910, Page
268A, Family #138.
Listed as Liza Cook, age 50, born in WV, single, 3 children, all living, farmer, head of household.


William Epperson Justice

1. "Reference Book of Wyoming County History", Mary K. Bowman, page 402.
Susan Cooke married Epp Justice.
2. "Marriage Records of Wyoming...", Vol 1, Haga, page 46.
William E. Justice, age 21, born in Logan Co, WV, son of James and Jane
Justice, married Laura Susan Cooke, age 19, born in Wyoming Co, WV, daughter
of Jacob and Malinda Cooke, on 26 Mar 1870.
3. 1850 Census, Logan Co, WV, taken 24 Aug 1850, page 140, Family #293
Listed as William E. Justice, age 1, in household of father, James Justice.
4. 1870 Census, Logan Co, WV, Tridelphia District, page 549, Family #77.
Listed as William E. Justice, age 21, head of household.
5. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1999"; 1999; By Geneva Steel, Tom Hatcher
and Sandra Long; "John Damron" Article; Page 130; submitted by Maxie Damron Foster, 2315
Windom Rd, South Charleston, WV 25303.
John Damron, son of Asher and Sarah Mitchell Damron, married Eva Fidelia
Justice, daughter of William Epperson and Laura Susan Cooke Justice.
The town of Justice was named for William Epperson Justice.
6. E-mail, 14 Jan 2002 from Joe Christian, grandson of George Franklin and his
second wife, Laura Justice.
"My grandfather, George Franklin Christian, was married twice. His first
wife, Rosa Godfrey, died in childbirth. He then married my grandmother...
Laura "Brooke" Justice b(orn at) Justice, WV 19 Oct 1879 - d(ied at)
Glenoma, WA 25 Dec 1958...they were married on 14 Oct 1903. They had one son
(my father) Maurice Fred Christian b(orn at) Justice, WV 06 Dec 1904 d(ied
on) 30 Oct 1961 (at) Des Moines, WA. Jessie D. Christian b(orn on) 10 Feb
1896, George Franklin and Rosa Godfrey (Christian's) son, died on 21 Oct
1975 in Winlock, WA..."
"George Franklin Christian and Laura "Brooke" Justice are listed in Harry L.
Sellards' ""Hatfield Family History"" on page 218..."
"According to Sellards'... (William) Epp and Susan Cooke Justice had
(Alonzo, Larkin, Mollie, John Kenna, Laura "Brooke", Ted Frank, Grover Epp,
Violena, Dotty Iaeger and Eva Fidelia Justice)..."
7. 1900 Census, Mingo Co, WV, Stafford District, taken on 22 Jun 1900, Page 242A, Family #185.
Listed as W.E. Justice, age 51, born in May 1849 in VA, farmer, head of household.


Laura Susan Cook

1. 1860 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
In household of father, Jacob Cooke.
2. "Reference Book of Wyoming County History", Mary K. Bowman, page 402.
Susan Cooke married Epp Justice.
3. "Marriage Records of Wyoming...", Vol 1, Haga, page 46.
William E. Justice, age 21, born in Logan Co, WV, son of James and Jane
Justice, married Laura Susan Cooke, age 19, born in Wyoming Co, WV, daughter
of Jacob and Malinda Cooke, on 26 Mar 1870.
4. "Wyoming Co Wills 1850-1900", Haga.
Will of Linda Cooke recorded 5 Jul 1897 listed: sons, L.B.,I.E., J. Hartley,
C.F., B.B., J.A. and Gaston D. daughters, Arminta M. Shannon, L.S. Justice,
A.B. Ellis, J.V. Allen and Martha P. Cooke.
5. 1870 Census, Logan Co, WV, Tridelphia District, page 549, Family #77.
Listed as Susan L. Justice, age 19, in household of husband, William E.
Justice.
6. 1900 Census, Mingo Co, WV, Stafford District, taken on 22 Jun 1900, Page 242A, Family #185.
Listed as Laura Justice, age 49, born in Feb 1873 in VA, married 30 yrs, 12 children, 9 living, in
household of husband, William E. Justice.
7. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1999"; 1999; By Geneva Steel, Tom Hatcher
and Sandra Long; "John Damron" Article; Page 130; submitted by Maxie Damron Foster, 2315
Windom Rd, South Charleston, WV 25303.


Alonzo Justice

1. E-mail, 14 Jan 2002 from Joe Christian, grandson of George Franklin and his
second wife, Laura Justice.
"My grandfather, George Franklin Christian, was married twice. His first
wife, Rosa Godfrey, died in childbirth. He then married my grandmother...
Laura "Brooke" Justice b(orn at) Justice...)
"George Franklin Christian and Laura "Brooke" Justice are listed in Harry L.
Sellards' ""Hatfield Family History"" on page 218..."
"According to Sellards'... (William) Epp and Susan Cooke Justice had
(Alonzo, Larkin, Mollie, John Kenna, Laura "Brooke", Ted Frank, Grover Epp,
Violena, Dotty Iaeger and Eva Fidelia Justice)..."
"Alonzo Justice (born on) 31 Mar 1871 (died on) 25 Aug 1896..."


Larkin Justice

1. E-mail, 14 Jan 2002 from Joe Christian, grandson of George Franklin and his
second wife, Laura Justice.
"My grandfather, George Franklin Christian, was married twice. His first
wife, Rosa Godfrey, died in childbirth. He then married my grandmother...
Laura "Brooke" Justice b(orn at) Justice...)
"George Franklin Christian and Laura "Brooke" Justice are listed in Harry L.
Sellards' ""Hatfield Family History"" on page 218..."
"According to Sellards'... (William) Epp and Susan Cooke Justice had
(Alonzo, Larkin, Mollie, John Kenna, Laura "Brooke", Ted Frank, Grover Epp,
Violena, Dotty Iaeger and Eva Fidelia Justice)..."
"Larkin Justice (born on) 27 Mar 1873 (died on) 27 Jan 1958..."
2. 1900 Census, Mingo Co, WV, Stafford District, taken on 22 Jun 1900, Page 242A, Family #185.
Listed as Lark Justice, age 27, born in Feb 1873 in WV, in household of father, William E. Justice.


John Kenna Justice

1. E-mail, 14 Jan 2002 from Joe Christian, grandson of George Franklin and his
second wife, Laura Justice.
"My grandfather, George Franklin Christian, was married twice. His first
wife, Rosa Godfrey, died in childbirth. He then married my grandmother...
Laura "Brooke" Justice b(orn at) Justice...)
"George Franklin Christian and Laura "Brooke" Justice are listed in Harry L.
Sellards' ""Hatfield Family History"" on page 218..."
"According to Sellards'... (William) Epp and Susan Cooke Justice had
(Alonzo, Larkin, Mollie, John Kenna, Laura "Brooke", Ted Frank, Grover Epp,
Violena, Dotty Iaeger and Eva Fidelia Justice)..."
"John Kenna Justice (born on) 1 Jun 1877 (died on) 12 Apr 1903"
2. 1900 Census, Mingo Co, WV, Stafford District, taken on 22 Jun 1900, Page 242A, Family #185.
Listed as J. Kenna Justice, age 22, born in Jun 1877 in WV, in household of father, William E. Justice.


Ted Frank Justice

1. E-mail, 14 Jan 2002 from Joe Christian, grandson of George Franklin and his
second wife, Laura Justice.
"My grandfather, George Franklin Christian, was married twice. His first
wife, Rosa Godfrey, died in childbirth. He then married my grandmother...
Laura "Brooke" Justice b(orn at) Justice...)
"George Franklin Christian and Laura "Brooke" Justice are listed in Harry L.
Sellards' ""Hatfield Family History"" on page 218..."
"According to Sellards'... (William) Epp and Susan Cooke Justice had
(Alonzo, Larkin, Mollie, John Kenna, Laura "Brooke", Ted Frank, Grover Epp,
Violena, Dotty Iaeger and Eva Fidelia Justice)..."
"Ted Frank Justice (born on) 15 Dec 1881 (died on) 9 Nov 1959"
2. 1900 Census, Mingo Co, WV, Stafford District, taken on 22 Jun 1900, Page 242A, Family #185.
Listed as Teddie? F. Justice, age 18, born in Dec 1881 in WV, in household of father, William E. Justice.


Violena Justice

1. E-mail, 14 Jan 2002 from Joe Christian, grandson of George Franklin and his
second wife, Laura Justice.
"My grandfather, George Franklin Christian, was married twice. His first
wife, Rosa Godfrey, died in childbirth. He then married my grandmother...
Laura "Brooke" Justice b(orn at) Justice...)
"George Franklin Christian and Laura "Brooke" Justice are listed in Harry L.
Sellards' ""Hatfield Family History"" on page 218..."
"According to Sellards'... (William) Epp and Susan Cooke Justice had
(Alonzo, Larkin, Mollie, John Kenna, Laura "Brooke", Ted Frank, Grover Epp,
Violena, Dotty Iaeger and Eva Fidelia Justice)..."
"Violena Justice (born on) 10 Jul 1886 (died on) 19 Aug 1886"


Joseph Miller Justice

1. 1900 Census, Mingo Co, WV, Stafford District, taken on 22 Jun 1900, Page 242A, Family #185.
Listed as Joseph Miller Justice, age 4, born in Oct 1985 in WV, in household of father, William E. Justice.


Micajah C. Elkins

1. 1860 Census, Wyoming Co, VA (WV), Oceana District, taken on 21 Jun 1860, Page 65, Family #52.
Listed in household of father, Thomas Elkins.
2. "Marriage Records of Wyoming Co, WV...", Vol 1, Haga, page 32.
Married Ann B. Cooke.
3. "Reference Book of Wyoming County History", Mary K. Bowman, page 401.
Micajah Elkins first married Annie Cooke, second Viola Claypool.
4. "Wyoming County Heritage" WGS, Ward and Alma Elkins Lewis Article, page 135.
Alma Elkins (1884-1956), daughter of Micajah C. and Anne Brooke Cooke
Elkins, married Ward Lewis (1872-1958), son of Argylin G. and Elizabeth
Cooke Lewis.
5. 1880 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, compiled by William A. Marsh, Vol 4, page 712.
Oceana Township listed, page 002.
Listed as Micajah Elkins, age 30, head of household, a house carpenter.
6. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Oceana District, taken on 19 Jun 1900, Page 274B, Family #194.
Listed as Micaga Elkins, age 49, born in WV in Mar 1851, married 22 yrs, farmer, head of household.
7. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Oceana District, taken on 18 Apr 1910, Page 261B, Family #52.
Listed as Cage M. Elkins, age 60, born in WV, married twice, last time for 4 yrs, in household of
son-in-law William V. Lewis.


Ann Brooke Cook

1. 1860 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
In household of father, Jacob Cooke.
2. "Marriage Records of Wyoming Co, WV...", Vol 1, Haga, page 32.
Married Micajah Elkins.
3. "Births Wyoming Co, WV...", Haga, 1853.
Birth of Ann B. Cooke to Jacob and Malinda Cooke.
4. 1870 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Oceana Township, taken on 4 Jul 1870, Page
587A, Family #5.
Listed as Ann B. Cook, age 16, born in VA, in household of father,
Jacob Cook; attends school.
5. "Reference Book of Wyoming County History", Mary K. Bowman, page 402.
Ann Cooke married Micajah Elkins.
6. "Wyoming Co Wills 1850-1900", Haga.
Will of Linda Cooke recorded 5 Jul 1897 listed: sons, L.B.,I.E., J. Hartley,
C.F., B.B., J.A. and Gaston D. daughters, Arminta M. Shannon, L.S. Justice,
A.B. Elkins, J.V. Allen and Martha P. Cooke.
7. "Wyoming County Heritage" WGS, Ward and Alma Elkins Lewis Article, page 135.
Alma Elkins (1884-1956), daughter of Micajah C. and Anne Brooke Cooke
Elkins, married Ward Lewis (1872-1958), son of Argylin G. and Elizabeth
Cooke Lewis.
8. 1880 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, compiled by William A. Marsh, Vol 4, page 712.
Oceana Township listed, page 002.
Listed as Ann B. Elkins, age 25, in household of husband, Micajah Elkins.
9. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Oceana District, taken on 19 Jun 1900, Page 274B, Family #194.
Listed as Ann B. Elkins, age 41, born in WV in Jul 1868, married 22 yrs, 5 children, all living,
in household of husband, Micajah Elkins.
10. Wyoming Co, WV Web Site, Cemeteries
http://members.aol.com/jlcooke2/cemetery.htm
Ann B. Elkins; born on 23 Jul 1853; died 25 Oct 1903; buried in Cook
Cemetery, Lillyhaven, Wyoming Co, WV.


Virgie Lee Elkins

1. "Births of Wyoming Co, WV...", Haga, 1882.
Virgie Elkins was born on 22 Apr 1882 to Micajah and Ann Brooke Elkins.
2. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Oceana District, taken on 19 Jun 1900, Page 274B, Family #194.
Listed as Virgie L. Elkins, age 18, born in WV in Apr 1882, in household of father, Micajah Elkins.
3. Wyoming Co, WV Web Site, Cemeteries
http://members.aol.com/jlcooke2/cemetery.htm
Vergie Lee Elkins; born on 22 Apr 18??; died 25 Apr 18??; buried in Cook
Cemetery, Lillyhaven, Wyoming Co, WV.
4. Ancestry.com Web Site, Lewis Bilton Cooke search, 15 Dec 2001, submitted by
K. Mazor, csspencer14@yahoo.com.
Virgil L. Elkins; died of typhoid fever.


William Calhoun Shannon

1. 1860 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
Listed in household of father, James H. Shannon.
2. 1870 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Clear Fork Dist, at Sunhill PO, Family 42.
3. "Reference Book of Wyoming County History", Mary K. Bowman, page 402.
Minnie Cooke married William C. Shannon.
4. "Marriage Records of Wyoming...", Vol 1, Haga, page 72.
William C. Shannon, age 28, married Arminta Cooke, age 21, on 25 Sep 1879.
5. 1880 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, compiled by William A. Marsh, Vol 4, page 743.
Clear Fork Township, page 001.
Listed as William C. Shannon, age 28, head of household, a farmer.
6. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
Baileysville District, Family #32.
Listed as William C. Shannon, age 48, as head of household.
7. Wyoming Co, WV Web Site, Cemeteries
http://members.aol.com/jlcooke2/cemetery.htm
William C. Shannon; born on 24 Aug 1851; died on 31 Mar 1937; buried in
Shannon Cemetery, Baileysville, Wyoming Co, WV.
8. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Baileysvelle District, taken on 22 Apr 1910;
Page 188B, Family #107.
Listed as William C. Shannon, age 58, born in WV, married 30 yrs, laborer, head of household.
9. 1920 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Baileysville District, taken on 10 Jan 1920, Page 4B, Family #72.
Listed as William C. Shannon, age 68, born in WV, farmer, head of household.
10. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Slab Fork District, Mullens, taken on 3 Apr 1930, Page 206A,
Family #78.
Listed as W.C. Shannon, age78, born in WV, widowed, in household of son, Rodney B. Shannon.


Arminta Malinda Cook

1. 1860 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
In household of father, Jacob Cooke.
2. "Births Wyoming Co, Wv.." Haga, 1858.
3. 1870 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Oceana Township, taken on 4 Jul 1870, Page
587A, Family #5.
Listed as Arminta M. Cook, age 11, born in VA, in household of father,
Jacob Cook; attends school.
4. "Reference Book of Wyoming County History", Mary K. Bowman, page 402.
Minnie Cooke married William C. Shannon.
5. "Marriage Records of Wyoming...", Vol 1, Haga, page 72.
William C. Shannon, age 28, married Arminta Cooke, age 21, on 25 Sep 1879.
6. "Wyoming Co Wills 1850-1900", Haga.
Will of Linda Cooke recorded 5 Jul 1897 listed: sons, L.B.,I.E., J. Hartley,
C.F., B.B., J.A. and Gaston D. daughters, Arminta M. Shannon, L.S. Justice,
A.B. Elkins, J.L.. Allen and Martha P. Cooke.
7. "Marriage Records of Wyoming Co, WV...", Vol 1, Haga, page 67.
Reece Perry, age 23, resident of Logan Co, WV, married Arminta Cooke, age
20, on 30 Oct 1878.
Was this Arminta Cooke first married to Reece Perry before marrying William
Shannon?
8. "Births of Wyoming Co, WV...", Haga, 1879.
Melvin Rhodes Perry was born on 25 Aug 1879 at Oceana to Reece T. and
Arminta Cooke Perry.
9. 1880 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, compiled by William A. Marsh, Vol 4, page 743.
Clear Fork Township, page 001.
Listed as Arminta Shannon, age 22, in household of husband, William C.
Shannon.
10. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
Baileysville District, Family #32.
Listed as Minnie Shannon, age 42, in household of husband, William C.
Shannon.
11. Wyoming Co, WV Web Site, Cemeteries
http://members.aol.com/jlcooke2/cemetery.htm
Arminta M. Shannon; born on 5 Mar 1858 (conflicts with birth record); died
on 7 May 1924; buried in Shannon Cemetery, Baileysville, Wyoming Co, WV.
12. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Baileysvelle District, taken on 22 Apr 1910;
Page 188B, Family #107.
Listed as Arminta Shannon, age 52, born in WV, married 30 yrs, 4 children,
3 living, in household of husband, William C. Shannon.
13. 1920 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Baileysville District, taken on 10 Jan 1920, Page 4B, Family #72.
Listed as Minta Shannon, age 60, born in WV, in household of husband, William C. Shannon.


Katie Blanche Shannon

1. Wyoming Co, WV Web Site, Cemeteries
http://members.aol.com/jlcooke2/cemetery.htm
Katie Blanche Shannon; born on 2 Sep 1892; died on 11 Jun 1893; buried in Shannon Cemetery,
Baileysville, Wyoming Co, WV.


Zachariah T. Workman

1. "Marriage Records of Wyoming Co, WV,...", Vol 1, Haga, page 92.
Zachariah Workman, age 23, born in Tazewell Co, VA, son of John and Sophia
Workman, married Mary M. Cooke., age 16, born in Wyoming Co, WV, daughter of
(_______) and Margaret Cooke. They were married on 9 Jan 1870.
2. 1850 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, page 259, Family 602.
Listed as Zachariah Workman, age 4, in household of father, John L. Workman.
3. 1870 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Oceana Township, Family 125.
Listed as head of household.
4. "Marriage Records of Wyoming Co, WV...", Vol 5, No 134, Haga, page 70.
Lewis Spurgeon Workman, age 20, son of Z.T. and Mary M Workman, married on
25 Jul 1896 Minnie Bell Cooke, age 17, born in Raleigh Co, WV, daughter of
H.H. and Minerva J. Cooke.
Listed Zachariah's middle initial as T.
5. 1880 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, compiled by William A. Marsh, Vol 4, page 756.
Oceana Township, page 016.
Listed as Z.T. Workman, age 33, head of household, a farmer.
6. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
Oceana District, Family #158.
Listed as Zachariah Workman, age 52, head of household.
7. Wyoming Co, WV Web Site, Cemeteries
http://members.aol.com/jlcooke2/cemetery.htm
Z.T. Workman; born on 14 Feb 1842 (conflicts with census data, 1847); died
on 5 May 1904; "Husband of Mary M. Workman"; buried in James Cook, Sr.
Cemetery, Jesse, Wyoming Co, WV.


Mary Marinda Cook

1. 1860 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Rockview PO, taken on 27 Jun 1860, Page 662, Family #72.
Listed as Mary M. Cook, age 7, born in VA, in household of father, Green M. Cooke.
2. "Births Wyoming Co, WV...", Haga, 1853.
Birth of Mary M. Cook to Green M. and Margaret Cooke.
3. "Marriage Records of Wyoming Co, WV,...", Vol 1, Haga, page 92.
Zachariah Workman, age 23, born in Tazewell Co, VA, son of John and Sophia
Workman, married Mary M. Cooke., age 16, born in Wyoming Co, WV, daughter of
(_______) and Margaret Cooke. They were married on 9 Jan 1870.
4. 1870 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Oceana Township, Family 125.
Listed in household of husband, Zachariah Workman.
5. "Heritage of Wyoming Co, WV", WGS, Faye W. Rose Article, page 162.
Lewis S. Workman, son of (Z.T. and) Martha Marinda Workman, married
(apparently second) Eva Stewart (b 1895-d 27 Aug 1971), daughter of Charles
F. and Mary Workman Stewart.
6. 1880 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, compiled by William A. Marsh, Vol 4, page 756.
Oceana Township, page 016.
Listed as Mary M. Workman, age 26, in household of husband, Z.T. Workman.
7. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
Oceana District, Family #158.
Listed as Martha Workman, age 40, in household of husband, Zachariah
Workman.
8. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Oceana District, taken on 10 May 1910, Page 278B, Family #308.
Listed as Mary M. Workman, age 51, born in WV, widow, 13 children, 10 living, head of household.
9. 1920 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Oceana District, taken on 7 Jan 1920, Page 227A, Family #44.
Listed as Mary M. Workman, age 66, born in WV, widow, head of household.
10. Wyoming Co, WV Web Site, Cemeteries
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Mary M. Workman; born in 1853; died in 1943; "Wife of Z.T. Workman"; buried
in James Cook, Sr. Cemetery, Jesse, Wyoming Co, WV.


William W. Workman

1. 1870 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Oceana Township, Family 125.
Listed in household of father, Zachariah Workman.
2. "Deaths of Wyoming Co, WV, 1853-1894", Haga, Year of 1876.
William Workman died on 12 Jan 1876 of diptheria at age 6 yrs, 7 mons, and
14 days, son of Zachariah and Mary Workman.
Birth date calculated from age at death.


Lettie Workman

1. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
Oceana District, Family #158.
Listed as Lettie Workman, age 18, in household of husband, Zachariah
Workman.


Jennie Catherine Workman

1. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
Oceana District, Family #158.
Listed as Jennie Workman, age 13, in household of husband, Zachariah
Workman.
2. Ancestry.com Web Site, 18 Sep 2000, Zachariah Workman search.
Jennie Ctaherine Workman, born on 24 Jun 1886 in Wyoming Co, WV; died 6 Dec
1963 at Bluefield, WV; married Robert Lee Shumate; one daughter listed,
Imogene Shumate who married James Bernard Rasnake with one son James Albert
Rasnake.


Darley Workman

1. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
Oceana District, Family #158.
Listed as Darley Workman, age 8 months, in household of father, Zachariah Workman.
2. 1920 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Oceana District, taken on 7 Jan 1920, Page 227A, Family #44.
Listed as Winnie Workman, age 21, born in WV, in household of mother, Mary Cook Workman.


Lewis Cook

1. 1860 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Rockview PO, taken on 27 Jun 1860, Page 662, Family #72.
Listed as Lewis Cook, age 5, born in VA, in household of father, Green M. Cooke.
2. 1870 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Oceana Township, Family 11.
3. "Marriage Records of Wyoming Co, WV...", Vol 1, Haga, page 28.
Lewis Cooke, age 24, born in Wyoming Co, WV, married on 20 May 1880, Mary V.
Cooke, age 16, also born in Wyoming Co, WV.
4. 1880 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Complied by William A. March, Vol 4, page 706.
Oceana Township, page 016.
Listed as Lewis Cooke, Jr, age 24, in household of father, Green M. Cooke.
5. "Wyoming County Heritage", WGS, Wilson Cooke and Virginia Dare Article, page
102.
6. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
Oceana District, Family #150.
Listed as Lewis Cook, age 44, head of household.
7. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Oceana District, taken on 9 May 1910, Page 277B, Family #295.
Listed as Louis Cook, age 54, born in WV, widowed, farmer, head of household.
8. 1920 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Oceana District, taken on 5/6 Jan 1920, Page 226B, Family #38.
Listed as Lewis Cook, age 64, born in WV, widowed, in household of son, Wood Cook.
9. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Oceana District, taken on 22 Apr 1930, Page 201B, Family #274.
Listed as Lewis Cook, age 74, born in WV, widowed, in household of son, Wood Cook.


Mary Virginia Cook

1. 1870 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Oceana Township, Family 55.
2. "Marriage Records of Wyoming Co, WV...", Vol 1, Haga, page 28.
Lewis Cooke, age 24, born in Wyoming Co, WV, married on 20 May 1880, Mary V.
Cooke, age 16, alson born in Wyoming Co, WV.
3. 1880 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Complied by William A. March, Vol 4, page 706.
Oceana Township, page 016.
Listed as Mary Cooke, age 16, in household of father-in-law, Green M. Cooke.
Husband, Lewis Cooke, age 24, and daughter Letha, age 2, are also listed
here.
4. "Wyoming County Heritage", WGS, Wilson Cooke and Virginia Dare Article, page
102.
5. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
Oceana District, Family #150.
Listed as Mary Cook, age 36, in household of husband, Lewis Cooke.
6. Wyoming Co, WV Web Site, Cemeteries
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Mary V. Cook; born on 4 Sep 1863; died on 3 Sep 1908; buried in James Cook,
Sr. Cemetery, Jesse, Wyoming Co, WV.


Letha Cook

1. 1880 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Complied by William A. March, Vol 4, page 706.
Oceana Township, page 016.
Listed as letha Cooke, age 2, in household of grandfather, Green M. Cooke.
Father, Lewis Cooke, age 24, and mother, Mary, age 16, are also here.


Fred Cook

1. "Births of Wyoming Co...", Haga, 1884.
Fred Cooke was born at Jesse on 31 Mar 1884 to Lewis and Mary V. Cooke, Jr.
2. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
Oceana District, Family #150.
Listed as Fred Cook, age 16, in household of father, Lewis Cooke.


Phillip "Phil" Cook

1. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
Oceana District, Family #150.
Listed as Phil Cook, age 6, in household of father, Lewis Cooke.


James Buck Allen

1. 1860 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, transcribed by Pauline Haga, Family 362.
In household of grandfather, John Allen, Sr with mother? Eunice Allen.
2. 1870 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Oceana Township, Family 127.
Listed in household of John and Nancy Daniel Allen.
3. "Marriage Records of Wyoming Co, WV...", Vol 1, Haga, page 4.
James B. Allen, age 20, born in Wyoming Co, WV, married Louisa E. Cooke, age
20, also born in Wyoming Co, WV, on 24 May 1877.
4. 1880 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, compiled by William A. Marsh, Vol 4, page 688.
No Township listed, page 017.
Listed as head of household, age 22, as a farmer.


Louisa E. Cook

1. "Births Wyoming Co, Wv.." Haga, 1857.
Louisa E. Cook born at Laurel Fork Dec. 25 (1857) to Green M. and Margaret Cook.
2. 1860 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Rockview PO, taken on 27 Jun 1860, Page 662, Family #72.
Listed as Louisa E. Cook, age 2, born in VA, in household of father, Green M. Cooke.
3. "Marriage Records of Wyoming Co, WV...", Vol 1, Haga, page 4.
James B. Allen, age 20, born in Wyoming Co, WV, married Louisa E. Cooke, age
20, also born in Wyoming Co, WV, on 24 May 1877.
4. 1880 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, compiled by William A. Marsh, Vol 4, page 688.
Oceana Township, page 017.
Listed in household of husband, James B. Allen, age 22, as keeping house.
5. Wyoming Co, WV Web Site, Cemeteries
http://members.aol.com/jlcooke2/cemetery.htm
Nellie Cook; born on 25 Dec 1857; died on 4 Sep 1864; daughter of Green M.
and Margaret Cook"; buried in James Cook, Sr. Cemetery, Jesse, Wyoming Co,
WV.
(Either this was another daughter of Green Cook's or the Louisa E. Cook that
married James Allen was not Green's daughter. I believe that this Louise E.
Cook was the one born to Green on 25 dec 1857; because her age at marriage
matches the 1857 birth record.)
6. "Marriage Records of Wyoming Co, WV...", Vol 4, No 16, Haga, page 68.
William Moses Wesley, age 19, married on 19 Jan 1891 Lousa E. Cook, age 23.
7. "Marriage Records of Wyoming...", Vol 5, No 117, Haga, page 11.
Christopher Brooks, age 21, son of F.P. and Etta Brooks, married on 30 May
1896 Carrie Allen, age 18, daughter of James and Louisa Wesley nee Allen.
Herein lies the clue that Louisa Ellen Cook married a Wesley prior to 1896.
James and Louisa Ellen Cooke Allen were Carrie's parents; however, Louisa
had married William Moses Wesley in 1891 thus she was given the Wesly surname
in this record.
8. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
Slab Fork District, Family #41.
Listed as Ellen Wesley, age 43, in household of husband, William Moses
Wesley.


Aury J. Allen

1. "Births of Wyoming Co, WV...", Haga, 1880.
Aury J. Allen was born on 27 Nov 1880 to J.B. and Louisa E. Allen.
2.1880 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, compiled by William A. Marsh, Vol 4, page 688.
No Township listed, page 017.
Listed as unnamed in household of father, James B. Allen, age 3 months, May
1880. Birth month does not match.


William Moses Wesley

1. Ancestry.com Web Site, William Moses Wesley search, 27 Nov 2001; submitted
by Gordon K. Lacy, gklacy@prtc.net
William Moses Wesley; born in 1871 in Logan Co, WV; son of William P. and
Sarah Jane Gunnoe Wesley.
2. "Marriage Records of Wyoming Co, WV...", Vol 4, No 16, Haga, page 68.
William Moses Wesley, age 19, married on 19 Jan 1891 Lousa E. Cook, age 23.
3. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
Slab Fork District, Family #41.
Listed as William Wesley, age 29, head of household.


Louisa E. Cook

1. "Births Wyoming Co, Wv.." Haga, 1857.
Louisa E. Cook born at Laurel Fork Dec. 25 (1857) to Green M. and Margaret Cook.
2. 1860 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Rockview PO, taken on 27 Jun 1860, Page 662, Family #72.
Listed as Louisa E. Cook, age 2, born in VA, in household of father, Green M. Cooke.
3. "Marriage Records of Wyoming Co, WV...", Vol 1, Haga, page 4.
James B. Allen, age 20, born in Wyoming Co, WV, married Louisa E. Cooke, age
20, also born in Wyoming Co, WV, on 24 May 1877.
4. 1880 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, compiled by William A. Marsh, Vol 4, page 688.
Oceana Township, page 017.
Listed in household of husband, James B. Allen, age 22, as keeping house.
5. Wyoming Co, WV Web Site, Cemeteries
http://members.aol.com/jlcooke2/cemetery.htm
Nellie Cook; born on 25 Dec 1857; died on 4 Sep 1864; daughter of Green M.
and Margaret Cook"; buried in James Cook, Sr. Cemetery, Jesse, Wyoming Co,
WV.
(Either this was another daughter of Green Cook's or the Louisa E. Cook that
married James Allen was not Green's daughter. I believe that this Louise E.
Cook was the one born to Green on 25 dec 1857; because her age at marriage
matches the 1857 birth record.)
6. "Marriage Records of Wyoming Co, WV...", Vol 4, No 16, Haga, page 68.
William Moses Wesley, age 19, married on 19 Jan 1891 Lousa E. Cook, age 23.
7. "Marriage Records of Wyoming...", Vol 5, No 117, Haga, page 11.
Christopher Brooks, age 21, son of F.P. and Etta Brooks, married on 30 May
1896 Carrie Allen, age 18, daughter of James and Louisa Wesley nee Allen.
Herein lies the clue that Louisa Ellen Cook married a Wesley prior to 1896.
James and Louisa Ellen Cooke Allen were Carrie's parents; however, Louisa
had married William Moses Wesley in 1891 thus she was given the Wesly surname
in this record.
8. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
Slab Fork District, Family #41.
Listed as Ellen Wesley, age 43, in household of husband, William Moses
Wesley.


Charles Witcher Cook

1. 1870 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Oceana Township, Family 123.
2. "Marriages of Wyoming Co...", Vol 3, No 249, Haga, page 23.
Charles Witcher Cooke, age 24, married on 13 Feb 1890 Jane Cooke, age 27.
3. 1880 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, compiled by William A. Marsh, Vol 4, page 710.
Oceana Township, page 014.
Charles is not listed in this census.
4. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
Oceana District, Family #164.
Listed as Charles W. Cooke, age 33, head of household.
5. 1920 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Oceana District, taken on 7/8 Jan 1920, Page 227B, Family #51.
Listed as Charles W. Cook; age 53, born in WV, farmer, head of household.
6. Wyoming Co, WV Web Site, Cemeteries
http://members.aol.com/jlcooke2/cemetery.htm
Charles W. Cook; born on 6 Nov 1866; died on 15 Jul 1947; buried in Jesse
Cemetery, Jesse, Wyoming Co, WV.


Sarah Jane Cook

1. 1860 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Rockview PO, taken on 27 Jun 1860, Page 662, Family #72.
Listed as Sarah J. Cook, age 1/2 yr, born in VA, in household of father, Green M. Cooke.
2. 1870 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Oceana Township, Family 11.
3. "Marriage Records of Wyoming Co, WV...", Vol 3, No 249, Haga, page 23.
Charles Witcher Cooke, age 24, married Jane Cooke, age 27 on 13 Feb 1890.
4. "Hertiage of Wyoming Co, WV", WGS, "Wilson Cooke and Virginia Dare Article",
page 102.
5. 1880 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Complied by William A. March, Vol 4, page 706.
Oceana Township, page 016.
Listed as Jane Cooke, age 20, in household of father, Green M. Cooke.
6. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
Oceana District, Family #164.
Listed as Jane Cooke, age 37, in household of husband, Charles W. Cooke.
6. 1920 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Oceana District, taken on 7/8 Jan 1920, Page 227B, Family #51.
Listed as Sarah J. Cook; age 58, born in WV, in household of husband, Charles W. Cooke.
7. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Oceana District, taken on 22 Apr 1930, Page 201A, Family #268.
Listed as Jane Cook, age 69, born in WV, divorced, in household of son, Wilson Cook.
8. Wyoming Co, WV Web Site, Cemeteries
http://members.aol.com/jlcooke2/cemetery.htm
Sarah J. Cook; born on 18 May 1860; died on 8 Dec 1936; buried in Jesse
Cemetery, Jesse, Wyoming Co, WV.


Myrtle Cook

1. Wyoming Co, WV Web Site, Cemeteries
http://members.aol.com/jlcooke2/cemetery.htm
Myrtle Cook; born on 21 May 1890; died on 22 Nov 1896; "Daughter of Charles
Witcher and Sarah Jane Cook"; buried in James Cook, Sr. Cemetery, Jesse,
Wyoming Co, WV.


Clifton Cook

1. "Wyoming Co, WV Heritage...", Wilson Cooke and Virginia Dare article, page
102.
Wilson Cooke was born on 9 Oct 1905, at Golden City, Barton Co, MO. He was
son of Charles Witcher Cooke (1866-1947) and Sarah Jane Cooke (1864-1936).
Wilson had three sisters: Letha (1877-19290, married Delbert Bowden; Mabel
(1899-1991), married Challie Sanders; and Ellen Stokes.
He had five brothers: Albert (1900-1901); Mason (1895-1911); Clifton
(1892-1894); Virgil and Walter.
2. Wyoming Co, WV Web Site, Cemeteries
http://members.aol.com/jlcooke2/cemetery.htm
Clifton Cook; born on 11 Dec 1892; died on 27 Jun 1894; buried in James
Cook, Sr. Cemetery, Jesse, Wyoming Co, WV.


Mason Cook

1. "Wyoming Co, WV Heritage...", Wilson Cooke and Virginia Dare article, page
102.
Wilson Cooke was born on 9 Oct 1905, at Golden City, Barton Co, MO. He was
son of Charles Witcher Cooke (1866-1947) and Sarah Jane Cooke (1864-1936).
Wilson had three sisters: Letha (1877-19290, married Delbert Bowden; Mabel
(1899-1991), married Challie Sanders; and Ellen Stokes.
He had five brothers: Albert (1900-1901); Mason (1895-1911); Clifton
(1892-1894); Virgil and Walter.
2. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
Oceana District, Family #164.
Listed as Mason Cooke, age 4, in household of father, Charles W. Cooke.
3. Wyoming Co, WV Web Site, Cemeteries
http://members.aol.com/jlcooke2/cemetery.htm
Mason Cook; born on 1 Jun 1895; died on 1 Nov 1911; "Son of C. W. and Ellen
Clay Cook"; buried in James Cook, Sr. Cemetery, Jesse, Wyoming Co, WV.


Albert Cook

1. "Wyoming Co, WV Heritage...", Wilson Cooke and Virginia Dare article, page
102.
Wilson Cooke was born on 9 Oct 1905, at Golden City, Barton Co, MO. He was
son of Charles Witcher Cooke (1866-1947) and Sarah Jane Cooke (1864-1936).
Wilson had three sisters: Letha (1877-19290, married Delbert Bowden; Mabel
(1899-1991), married Challie Sanders; and Ellen Stokes.
He had five brothers: Albert (1900-1901); Mason (1895-1911); Clifton
(1892-1894); Virgil and Walter.
2. Wyoming Co, WV Web Site, Cemeteries
http://members.aol.com/jlcooke2/cemetery.htm
Albert Cook; born on 4 Jun 1900; died on 18 Jun 1901; "Son of Charles
Witcher and Sarah Jane Cook"; buried in James Cook, Sr. Cemetery, Jesse,
Wyoming Co, WV.


Ellen Stokes Cook

1. "Wyoming Co, WV Heritage...", Wilson Cooke and Virginia Dare article, page
102.
Wilson Cooke was born on 9 Oct 1905, at Golden City, Barton Co, MO. He was
son of Charles Witcher Cooke (1866-1947) and Sarah Jane Cooke (1864-1936).
Wilson had three sisters: Letha (1877-19290, married Delbert Bowden; Mabel
(1899-1991), married Challie Sanders; and Ellen Stokes.
He had five brothers: Albert (1900-1901); Mason (1895-1911); Clifton
(1892-1894); virgil and Walter.


Virgil Cook

1. "Wyoming Co, WV Heritage...", Wilson Cooke and Virginia Dare article, page
102.
Wilson Cooke was born on 9 Oct 1905, at Golden City, Barton Co, MO. He was
son of Charles Witcher Cooke (1866-1947) and Sarah Jane Cooke (1864-1936).
Wilson had three sisters: Letha (1877-19290, married Delbert Bowden; Mabel
(1899-1991), married Challie Sanders; and Ellen Stokes.
He had five brothers: Albert (1900-1901); Mason (1895-1911); Clifton
(1892-1894); Virgil and Walter.
2. Wyoming Co, WV Web Site, Cemeteries
http://members.aol.com/jlcooke2/cemetery.htm
Virgil Cook; born on 10 Jul 1903; died on 29 Apr 1916; "May also be son of C.
W. and Ellen Clay Cook"; buried in James Cook, Sr. Cemetery, Jesse, Wyoming
Co, WV.


Walter Cook

1. "Wyoming Co, WV Heritage...", Wilson Cooke and Virginia Dare article, page
102.
Wilson Cooke was born on 9 Oct 1905, at Golden City, Barton Co, MO. He was
son of Charles Witcher Cooke (1866-1947) and Sarah Jane Cooke (1864-1936).
Wilson had three sisters: Letha (1877-1929), married Delbert Bowden; Mabel
(1899-1991), married Challie Sanders; and Ellen Stokes.
He had five brothers: Albert (1900-1901); Mason (1895-1911); Clifton
(1892-1894); Virgil and Walter.


Sarah Jane Cook

1. 1860 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Rockview PO, taken on 27 Jun 1860, Page 662, Family #72.
Listed as Sarah J. Cook, age 1/2 yr, born in VA, in household of father, Green M. Cooke.
2. 1870 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Oceana Township, Family 11.
3. "Marriage Records of Wyoming Co, WV...", Vol 3, No 249, Haga, page 23.
Charles Witcher Cooke, age 24, married Jane Cooke, age 27 on 13 Feb 1890.
4. "Hertiage of Wyoming Co, WV", WGS, "Wilson Cooke and Virginia Dare Article",
page 102.
5. 1880 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Complied by William A. March, Vol 4, page 706.
Oceana Township, page 016.
Listed as Jane Cooke, age 20, in household of father, Green M. Cooke.
6. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
Oceana District, Family #164.
Listed as Jane Cooke, age 37, in household of husband, Charles W. Cooke.
6. 1920 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Oceana District, taken on 7/8 Jan 1920, Page 227B, Family #51.
Listed as Sarah J. Cook; age 58, born in WV, in household of husband, Charles W. Cooke.
7. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Oceana District, taken on 22 Apr 1930, Page 201A, Family #268.
Listed as Jane Cook, age 69, born in WV, divorced, in household of son, Wilson Cook.
8. Wyoming Co, WV Web Site, Cemeteries
http://members.aol.com/jlcooke2/cemetery.htm
Sarah J. Cook; born on 18 May 1860; died on 8 Dec 1936; buried in Jesse
Cemetery, Jesse, Wyoming Co, WV.


Letha Cook

1. "Wyoming Co, WV Heritage...", Wilson Cooke and Virginia Dare article, page
102.
Wilson Cooke was born on 9 Oct 1905, at Golden City, Barton Co, MO. He was
son of Charles Witcher Cooke (1866-1947) and Sarah Jane Cooke (1864-1936).
Wilson had three sisters: Letha (1877-1929), married Delbert Bowden; Mabel
(1899-1991), married Challie Sanders; and Ellen Stokes.
He had five brothers: Albert (1900-1901); Mason (1895-1911); Clifton
(1892-1894); Virgil and Walter.
2. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
Oceana District, Family #164.
Listed as Letha Cooke, age 12, in household of step-father, Charles W. Cooke.