McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families and Individuals

Notes


William Jennings Brown

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1942); Page 447; WV Archives Web Site.
Jennings Brown; age 21; born at Glen Rogers, WV; singl;e living at Tipple, WV; son of Grant and
Earthy Brown; married on 20 Jun 1942 at Glen Rogers, WV; Louise Gladys Tolliver; age 19; born
at Glen Fork, WV; single; living at Ravencliff, WV; daughter of Isaac and Essie Tolliver.


Louise Gladys Tolliver

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1942); Page 447; WV Archives Web Site.
Jennings Brown; age 21; born at Glen Rogers, WV; singl;e living at Tipple, WV; son of Grant and
Earthy Brown; married on 20 Jun 1942 at Glen Rogers, WV; Louise Gladys Tolliver; age 19; born
at Glen Fork, WV; single; living at Ravencliff, WV; daughter of Isaac and Essie Tolliver.


James Roland Shumate

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1960); Page 259; WV Archives Web Site.
James R. Shumate; age 19; born and living at Saulsville, WV; single; son of Ted and Laura (Bower)
Shumate; married on 6 Feb 1960 at Glenfork, WV; Norma J. Tolliver; age 16; born and living at
Ravencliff, WV; single; daughter of Issac and Essie (Duncan) Tolliver.


Norma Jean Tolliver

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1960); Page 259; WV Archives Web Site.
James R. Shumate; age 19; born and living at Saulsville, WV; single; son of Ted and Laura (Bower)
Shumate; married on 6 Feb 1960 at Glenfork, WV; Norma J. Tolliver; age 16; born and living at
Ravencliff, WV; single; daughter of Issac and Essie (Duncan) Tolliver.


Harry Tolliver

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1954); Page 247; WV Archives Web Site.
Harry Tolliver; age 22; born at Ravencliff, WV; single; living at McGraws, WV; son of Isaac and Essie
Tolliver; married on 8 Sep 1954 at Ravencliff, WV; Rosemary Sizemore; age 16; born at Maben, WV;
single; living at McGraws, WV; daughter of Johnny and Kethel Sizemore.


Rosemary Sizemore

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1954); Page 247; WV Archives Web Site.
Harry Tolliver; age 22; born at Ravencliff, WV; single; living at McGraws, WV; son of Isaac and Essie
Tolliver; married on 8 Sep 1954 at Ravencliff, WV; Rosemary Sizemore; age 16; born at Maben, WV;
single; living at McGraws, WV; daughter of Johnny and Kethel Sizemore.


Posey Tolliver

1. WWII Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947; Ancestry.cim Web Site.
"Name: Posey Tolliver
Race: White
Age: 21
Relationship to Draftee: Self (Head)
Birth Date: 12 Jun 1920
Birth Place: Jesse, West Virginia, USA
Residence Place: Ravencliff, Wyoming, West Virginia, USA
Registration Date: 1 Jul 1941
Registration Place: Ravencliff, Wyoming, West Virginia, USA
Employer: Mr C H Mead
Weight: 155
Complexion: Light
Eye Color: Gray
Hair Color: Brown
Height: 5 10
Next of Kin: Essie Tolliver
Household Members:
Name Relationship
Posey Tolliver Self (Head)"
2. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1944); Page 471; WV Archives Web Site.
Posey Tolliver; age 24; born at Jesse, WV; single; living at Ravencliff, WV; son of Isaac and Essie
Tolliver; married on 1 Nov 1944 at home in Tipple, WV; Pauline Roles; age 21; born in Milam, WV;
single; living at Ravencliff, WV; daughter of Garner and Minnie Roles.
3. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by Valerie Neal; 7 Apr 2015.
" Posey Tolliver
Birth 12 Jun 1920
Jesse, Wyoming County, West Virginia, USA
Death 16 Apr 2000 (aged 79)
Jesse, Wyoming County, West Virginia, USA
Burial
Shumate Cemetery
Saulsville, Wyoming County, West Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 144680743"

Additional Information Posted:
"BM2 US NAVY WORLD WAR II

"Son of Isaac and Essie Tolliver"


Ethel Pauline Roles

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1944); Page 471; WV Archives Web Site.
Posey Tolliver; age 24; born at Jesse, WV; single; living at Ravencliff, WV; son of Isaac and Essie
Tolliver; married on 1 Nov 1944 at home in Tipple, WV; Pauline Roles; age 21; born in Milam, WV;
single; living at Ravencliff, WV; daughter of Garner and Minnie Roles.


Jackie Lee Tolliver

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1964); Page 480; WV Archives Web Site.
Jackie Lee Tolliver; age 25; born at Ravencliff, WV; single; living at Ravencliff, WV; son of Isaac and
Essie (Duncan) Tolliver; married on 15 Aug 1964 at Glenfork, WV; nancy Darlene Hurley; age 16;
born on 7 Sep 1945 at Glenfork, WV; single; living at Glenfork, WV; daughter of Avener and Elsie
(Blevins) Hurley.
2. Calfee Funeral Service; Pineville, WV; Posted Obit.
"Jackie Lee Tolliver, 71, of Glen Fork, passed away Wednesday, April 28, 2010, in Raleigh General Hospital, Beckley, following a long illness.
"Born Aug. 30, 1938, at Ravencliff, he was the son of the late Isaac Gwinn and Essie Duncan Tolliver.
"Mr. Tolliver was a retired coal miner with 32 years of service. He was an outdoorsman and loved coon hunting. He served his country in the US Marine Corps and was honorably discharged.
"In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brothers, Stacy Tolliver, Rufus Tolliver, Posey Tolliver and James Tolliver; and two sisters, Jessie Simmons and Gladys Brown.
"Those left to cherish his memory include his wife of 23 years, Janice Tolliver; mother-in-law, Christine Williams of Beckley; two children, Lisa Schlesinger of Charleston, SC and Scotty Tolliver of Pineville; a special grandson and best buddy, Jacob Redden of Mullens; a sister, Norma Jean Shumate and her husband, Roland, of Ravencliff, a brother, Harry Tolliver and his wife, Rosemary, of Macon, GA; step children, Debby Brooks and her husband, Gary, of Mullens, Cindy Brooks and her husband, Riley, of Glen Fork, Sherry Morgan and her husband, Don, of Oceana, Becky Lafferty and her husband, Timmy “Squirrel”, of Ravencliff, Vicky Nelson and her husband, Dennis, of Centerburg, OH, Timmy Redden and his wife, Regina, of Burlington, NC and Tommy Redden and his wife, Teresa of Mullens; 18 step grandchildren; nine step great-grandchildren; as well as a multitude of nieces and nephews..."


Nancy Darlene Hurley

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1964); Page 480; WV Archives Web Site.
Jackie Lee Tolliver; age 25; born at Ravencliff, WV; single; living at Ravencliff, WV; son of Isaac and
Essie (Duncan) Tolliver; married on 15 Aug 1964 at Glenfork, WV; nancy Darlene Hurley; age 16;
born on 7 Sep 1945 at Glenfork, WV; single; living at Glenfork, WV; daughter of Avener and Elsie
(Blevins) Hurley.


Abner James Hurley Rev

1. WWII Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947: Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Abner Hurley
Race: White
Age: 20
Relationship to Draftee: Self (Head)
Birth Date: 25 May 1921
Birth Place: Pike, Kentucky, USA
Residence Place: Glen Fork, Wyoming, West Virginia, USA
Registration Date: 16 Feb 1942
Employer: Koppers Coal Company
Weight: 154
Complexion: Light Brown
Eye Color: Blue
Hair Color: Brown
Height: 5 7
Next of Kin: Elsie Hurley
Household Members:
Name Relationship
Abner Hurley Self (Head)"
2. "The Register Herald"; Beckley, WV; Sunday 1 Jan 2006; Newspaper Obit.
"GLEN FORK - Rev. Avener James Hurley, 84, of Glen Fork, died Friday, Dec. 30, 2005, in Pleasant Valley Hospital, Point Pleasant. "Born May 25, 1921, at McCarr, Ky., he was the son of the late Grayson and Ora Chaney Hurley. "Rev. Hurley was an assistant pastor at Bellemead Baptist Church, Sabine, and was also an assistant pastor at Glen Rogers Community Church. He was a member of Bellemead Baptist Church. He was the last surviving member of his immediate family. "In addition to his parents, Rev. Hurley was preceded in death by a son, Staff Sgt. Hassel Hurley; and also six brothers and a sister. "Rev. Hurley is survived by his loving wife, Elsie Hurley; two daughters, Linda Clawson of Greer, S.C., and Nancy Darlene Swim of Beckley; two sons, Ronald Hurley of Glen Fork and Edward Hurley of Statesville, N.C.; eight grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. Service will be 11 a.m. Monday at Bellemead Baptist Church, Sabine, with the Revs. Nathan Vance and Harry Lafferty officiating. Burial will follow in Palm Memorial Gardens, Matheny..."


Elsie L. Blevins

1. Evans-Calfee Funeral Home; Pineville, WV; Posted Obit.
"Elsie Hurley 93, of Glen Fork went home to be with her Savior on Friday April 19, 2019 surrounded by her family.

"Born April 21, 1925 in Glen Fork she was the daughter of the late Byram and Lela Day Blevins.

"Elsie was a born again Christian, she stood in the light of the Lord her entire life. She faithfully served the Lord, as a member of the Russel Baptist Church in Glen Fork, where she loved singing in church. She was a homemaker, whose love for her family came out in everything she did, be it sewing, or cooking huge family meals. She truly lived a life of service to her Lord and to her family.

"In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her loving husband of 64 years Rev. Abner J. Hurley, her son Staff Sgt Hassel Hurley, her daughter Linda Clawson, her granddaughter Tina Burson, and 3 brothers.

"Those left to carry on her Legacy include her 3 children Nancy Darlene Swim of Glen Fork, Ronald Hurley and his wife Hazel of Glen Fork, and Edward Hurley and his wife Betty of Statesville N.C. her sister Edith Bartell, 2 brothers Oakley Blevins and his wife Mary Helen, David Blevins, 7 grandchildren, 13 great grandchildren, 2 great-great grandchildren, and a host of extended family, and countless friends.

"Services will be Wednesday April 24, 2019 at Noon, in the Russel Baptist Church, Glen Fork, with Gene Reid and her pastor, Rev. Lucian Brown officiating. Following the service she will be laid to rest in Palm Memorial Gardens, Matheny. Family and Friends will serve as her pallbearers. ..."


Henry Basil Brown

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1944); Page 394; WV Archives Web Site.
Henry Basil Brown; age 18; born at Glen Rogers, WV; single; living at Tipple, WV; son of Grant and
Almeda (Allen) Brown; married on 13 Jul 1944 at Tipple, WV; Jessie Faye Tolliver; age 16; born at
Ravencliff, WV; single; living at Tipple, WV; daughter of Ike and Essie (Duncan) Tolliver.


Jessie Faye Tolliver

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1944); Page 394; WV Archives Web Site.
Henry Basil Brown; age 18; born at Glen Rogers, WV; single; living at Tipple, WV; son of Grant and
Almeda (Allen) Brown; married on 13 Jul 1944 at Tipple, WV; Jessie Faye Tolliver; age 16; born at
Ravencliff, WV; single; living at Tipple, WV; daughter of Ike and Essie (Duncan) Tolliver.


Orville Lee Bailey

1. U.S. Public Records Index, 1950-1993, Volume 2; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Orville L Bailey
Birth Date: 9 Jul 1954
Address: 259 Route 70
Residence Place: Cyclone, West Virginia, USA
Zip Code: 24827"
2. Stafford Funeral Home; Lynco, WV; Posted Obit.
"Orville Lee Bailey, 65, of Cyclone, WV went to his heavenly home on Saturday May 9, 2020 following a long illness.

"He was born on July 9, 1954 in Logan, WV a son of the late Donnie Earsel "Dooney" and Rev. Barbara Emile Lusk Bailey. Orville attended the Cyclone Church of God. He was an avid outdoorsman enjoying Fishing, Squirrel hunting and ginsenging. In his free time, Orville enjoyed cheering on the WV Mountaineers, LA Lakers, Green Bay Packers and New York Yankees.

"In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by an infant daughter Miranda Bailey; brothers Ricky and Donnie Bailey, Jr.; and special friend Jason Bailey.

"Those left to cherish his memory include his three sisters Sheryl Ann Robinette with whom he resided, Marlene (Timmy) Miller all of Cyclone and Sandra Fields of Whitman; a brother Jimmy (Rita) Bailey of Cyclone; sister-in-law Barbara Bailey of Belle Vernon, PA; special friends Audford Lusk and Darrell Workman; and a host of nieces, nephews and other loving family and friends.

"Funeral services will be held on Friday May 15th in the Chapel of Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV with Rev. Scottie Lusk and Bro. Keith Osborne officiating. He will be laid to rest in Osborne Cemetery, Brushy Fork, WV. Pallbearers will be family and friends. The family extends their gratitude to the staff of Dignity Hospice for their compassion and care.

"The Family is being served by the Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV"


Barbara?

1. U.S. Public Records Index, 1950-1993, Volume 2; Ancestry.com Web Site..
"Name: Barbara Bailey
Address: 259 RR 70 Box
Residence Place: Cyclone, West Virginia, USA
Zip Code: 24827"


Ted "Teddy" Shumate

1. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
Slab Fork District, Family #90.
Listed as Tedie Shumat, age 3 months, in household of father, William R. Shumate.
2. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Slab Fork District, taken on 27 Apr 1910, Page 288B, Family #174.
Listed as Teddy Shumate; age 10; born in WV; in household of father, William R. Shumate.
3. WW I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918, Wyoming Co, WV, Draft Board, Pineville, WV, Reg. Card
1263.
Teddy Shumate; age 18; born on 6 Feb 1900; living at Saulsville, Wyoming Co, WV; timberman;
employed by K.L. Bower at Otsego, WV; medium height with slender build; brown eyes and red hair;
12 Sep 1918.
4. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1920); Page 118; WV Archives Web Site.
Teddie Shumate; age 20; born in Wyoming Co, WV; living at Saulsville, WV; son of W.R. and M.E.
Shumate; married on 22 Feb 1920 at Maben, WV; Laura Bower; age 16; born in Wyoming Co, WV;
living at Saulsville, WV; daughter of J.D. and P.J. Bower.
5. "Shumate Family Tree"; lduncan7891; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Ted Shumate; born in 1900 in Wyoming Co, WV; died in 1995 in Wyoming Co, WV; married Laura May
Bowers; son of William Riley and Martha (Acord) Shumate.


Laura May Bowers

1. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Slab Fork District, taken on 22/23 Apr 1910, Page 284B,
Family #89.
Listed as Laura Bower; age 6; born in WV; in household of father, Jefferson D. Bowers.
2. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1920); Page 118; WV Archives Web Site.
Teddie Shumate; age 20; born in Wyoming Co, WV; living at Saulsville, WV; son of W.R. and M.E.
Shumate; married on 22 Feb 1920 at Maben, WV; Laura Bower; age 16; born in Wyoming Co, WV;
living at Saulsville, WV; daughter of J.D. and P.J. Bower.
3. "Shumate Family Tree"; lduncan7891; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Laura May Bowers; born 9 May 1903 in Saulsville, Wyoming Co, WV; died 20 oct 1984 in Ravencliff,
Wyoming Co, WV; married Ted Shumate; daughter of Jefferson David and Peggy Jane (Belcher)
Bowers.


Pauline Frances Shumate

1. "The Register Herald"; Beckley, WV; Sunday 16 Jan 2011; Newspaper Obit.
"McGRAWS — Pauline Frances Shumate, 90, of McGraws, passed away Thursday, January 13, 2011, in Bower Hospice House, Beckley. "Born Oct. 24, 1920, at McGraws, she was the daughter of the late Ted and Laura Bower Shumate. "Pauline was a member of the Sweet Home Baptist Church at Maben. She was a graduate of Milam High School and was a former school teacher and cook at Saulsville Grade School. She was an avid reader, loved to quilt and garden, and enjoyed her family and friends. "In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by two brothers, Frank and Carl Shumate. "Survivors include three brothers, Roy Shumate and his wife, Rosa, of Ravencliff, Teddy M. Shumate and his wife, Beatrice, of Princeton and Roland Shumate and his wife, Norma, of Ravencliff; a sister, Freda Conner and her husband, Leroy, of McGraws; a special niece, Glenna Cozort of McGraws; and several other nieces and nephews. "A celebration of Pauline’s life will be 1 p.m. Monday, Jan. 17, 2011, at Calfee Funeral Service Chapel, Pineville, with the Rev. Ernest Francis officiating. Burial will follow in Bower Family Cemetery, Twin Falls State Park..."


Teddy M. Shumate

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1955); Page 457; WV Archives Web Site.
Teddy M. Shumate; age 23; born and living at Saulsville, WV; single; son of Ted and Laura Shumate;
married on 25 Jun 1955 at Maben, WV; Beatrice Meadows; age 20; born at Basin, WV; single; living
at Maben, WV; daughter of Lewis and Beulah Meadows.


Beatrice Meadows

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1955); Page 457; WV Archives Web Site.
Teddy M. Shumate; age 23; born and living at Saulsville, WV; single; son of Ted and Laura Shumate;
married on 25 Jun 1955 at Maben, WV; Beatrice Meadows; age 20; born at Basin, WV; single; living
at Maben, WV; daughter of Lewis and Beulah Meadows.