McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families and Individuals

Notes


Waitman Barbe McGraw

1. Raleigh Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1938); Page 252; WV Archives Web Site.
Waitman Barbe McGraw; age 22; born on 21 Sep 1915 at Tipple, WV; living at Mullens, WV; son of
G.B. and Susan McGraw; married on 2 Jul 1938 at Oak Hill, WV; Stella Rose Eskins; age 20; born
on 3 Aug 1917 in Raleigh Co, WV; living at Cranberry, WV; daughter of Henry and Emily Eskins.
2. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens, Prospierty, Raleigh Co, WV; submitted
by Darrell Wesley; 25 Jul 2009.
W. Barbe McGraw; born 21 Sep 1915; died 14 Nov 1976; buried here; obit shown.
"Barbe McGraw, 61, 608 Frantz Ave., Mullens, died Friday after¬noon in a Beckley hospital after a long illness.

"Born September 21, 1915, at McGraws, he was a son of the late, G. B. McGraw and Susan Brooks McGraw of Mullens, who survives.

"McGraw was a retired railroad carpenter and a veteran of World War II.

"Also surviving, are his wife, Mrs. Stella Eskins McGraw; a son, M. Sgt. Danny G., U. S. Air Force, England; two daughters, Mrs. Glen (Sue) Green, Big Bend and Mrs. Larry (Barbara) Fanning, Dublin, Va.; two sisters, Miss Norma McGraw and Mrs. Pauline Stennett, both of Mullens and six grandchildren.

"Services will be at 11 a.m., Monday at the Sam Foglesong Chapel, Mullens, with the Rev. Glen L. Green, officiating.

"Burial will follow in Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens, Prosperity...."


Stella Rose Eskins

1. Raleigh Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1938); Page 252; WV Archives Web Site.
Waitman Barbe McGraw; age 22; born on 21 Sep 1915 at Tipple, WV; living at Mullens, WV; son of
G.B. and Susan McGraw; married on 2 Jul 1938 at Oak Hill, WV; Stella Rose Eskins; age 20; born
on 3 Aug 1917 in Raleigh Co, WV; living at Cranberry, WV; daughter of Henry and Emily Eskins.


James E. Bailey Sr

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1956); Page 238; WV Archives Web Site.
James E. Bailey; age 24; born and living at Baileysville, WV; single; son of Elmer and Nellie Bailey;
married on 30 Jun 1956 at Baileysville, WV; Marion V. Cox; age 24; born in TN; single; living at
Baileysville, WV; daughter of Charles M. and Hulda E. Cox.


Marion V. Cox

1. 1940 Census, Logan Co, WV; Logan District; Barnbus; E.D. 23-32; taken on 25 Apr 1940; Page 640B;
Image 26 of 56; Household #223.
Listed as Myrna Cox; age 8; born in TN; no education; attending school; lived in Mingo Co, WV on
1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Charles M. Cox.
2. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1956); Page 238; WV Archives Web Site.
James E. Bailey; age 24; born and living at Baileysville, WV; single; son of Elmer and Nellie Bailey;
married on 30 Jun 1956 at Baileysville, WV; Marion V. Cox; age 24; born in TN; single; living at
Baileysville, WV; daughter of Charles M. and Hulda E. Cox.
3. Calfee Funeral Service; Pineville, WV; Posted Obit.
"Marion McCracken, 78, of Brenton, passed away Saturday, May 1, 2010, in Bowers Hospice House, Beckley, following a short illness.
"Born Feb. 4, 1932, in Whitwell, Tenn., she was the daughter of the late Charles Milton and Hulda Rogers Cox.
"Mrs. McCracken attended the Marianna Freewill Baptist Church. She enjoyed traveling, listening to gospel and country music, and being with her family.
"In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her first husband, James Bailey Sr.; her second husband, James McCracken; and a sister, Betty Delphia.
"Survivors include her son, James Bailey Jr. of Brenton; three brothers, Kenneth Cox and his wife, Ruth, of Des Moines, IA, Bobby Cox and his wife, Carol, of Carthage, NC, and Tommy Cox and his wife, Sally, of Carthage, NC; four sisters, Carol Seefeldt of Colorado Springs, CO, Glenda Workman and her husband, Alvin, of Lakeland, FL, Judy Cox of Brenton and Nancy Clay and her husband, Carl, of Beckley; several nieces, nephews, great-nieces and nephews, and great-great-nieces and nephews; and friends, Ruth Adkins and her family, Stanley and Melissa Mitchell and Debbie Cook, who cared for her during the last days of her illness. .."


Charles Milton Cox

1. 1940 Census, Logan Co, WV; Logan District; Barnbus; E.D. 23-32; taken on 25 Apr 1940; Page 640B;
Image 26 of 56; Household #223.
Listed as Charlie Cox; age 34; born in AL; married; 6th grade education; lived in Mingo Co, WV on
1 Apr 1935; loader in coal mine; head of household.
2. Marshall Co, AL; Marriage Records; Vol #24; Page 122; LDS Web Site.
Charlie Cox; age 24; born in Al; living at Stevenson, AL; textile (worker); was issued a license to marry
on 25 Oct 1930 in Marshall Co, AL; Hulda Rogers; age 20; living in Stevenson, Al; no return recorded
by minister.


Hulda E. Rogers

1. 1940 Census, Logan Co, WV; Logan District; Barnbus; E.D. 23-32; taken on 25 Apr 1940; Page 640B;
Image 26 of 56; Household #223.
Listed as Hulda Cox; age 27; born in AL; married; 7th grade education; lived in Mingo Co, WV on
1 Apr 1935; in household of husband, Charles M. Cox.
2. Marshall Co, AL; Marriage Records; Vol #24; Page 122; LDS Web Site.
Charlie Cox; age 24; born in Al; living at Stevenson, AL; textile (worker); was issued a license to marry
on 25 Oct 1930 in Marshall Co, AL; Hulda Rogers; age 20; living in Stevenson, Al; no return recorded
by minister.


Betty Delphia Cox

1. 1940 Census, Logan Co, WV; Logan District; Barnbus; E.D. 23-32; taken on 25 Apr 1940; Page 640B;
Image 26 of 56; Household #223.
Listed as Betty Cox; age 6; born in WV; no education; attending school; lived in Mingo Co, WV on
1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Charles M. Cox.


Marion V. Cox

1. 1940 Census, Logan Co, WV; Logan District; Barnbus; E.D. 23-32; taken on 25 Apr 1940; Page 640B;
Image 26 of 56; Household #223.
Listed as Myrna Cox; age 8; born in TN; no education; attending school; lived in Mingo Co, WV on
1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Charles M. Cox.
2. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1956); Page 238; WV Archives Web Site.
James E. Bailey; age 24; born and living at Baileysville, WV; single; son of Elmer and Nellie Bailey;
married on 30 Jun 1956 at Baileysville, WV; Marion V. Cox; age 24; born in TN; single; living at
Baileysville, WV; daughter of Charles M. and Hulda E. Cox.
3. Calfee Funeral Service; Pineville, WV; Posted Obit.
"Marion McCracken, 78, of Brenton, passed away Saturday, May 1, 2010, in Bowers Hospice House, Beckley, following a short illness.
"Born Feb. 4, 1932, in Whitwell, Tenn., she was the daughter of the late Charles Milton and Hulda Rogers Cox.
"Mrs. McCracken attended the Marianna Freewill Baptist Church. She enjoyed traveling, listening to gospel and country music, and being with her family.
"In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her first husband, James Bailey Sr.; her second husband, James McCracken; and a sister, Betty Delphia.
"Survivors include her son, James Bailey Jr. of Brenton; three brothers, Kenneth Cox and his wife, Ruth, of Des Moines, IA, Bobby Cox and his wife, Carol, of Carthage, NC, and Tommy Cox and his wife, Sally, of Carthage, NC; four sisters, Carol Seefeldt of Colorado Springs, CO, Glenda Workman and her husband, Alvin, of Lakeland, FL, Judy Cox of Brenton and Nancy Clay and her husband, Carl, of Beckley; several nieces, nephews, great-nieces and nephews, and great-great-nieces and nephews; and friends, Ruth Adkins and her family, Stanley and Melissa Mitchell and Debbie Cook, who cared for her during the last days of her illness. .."


Alvin Workman

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1960); Page 333; WV Archives Web Site.
Alvin Workman; age 20; born at Wolfpen, WV; single; living at Pineville, WV; son of Auburn and Mary
Workman; married on 31 May 1960 at Baileysville, WV; Glenda Ferrell Cox; age 17; born in TN;
single; living at Baieysville, WV; daughter of Charles and Hulda Cox.


Glenda Ferrell Cox

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1960); Page 333; WV Archives Web Site.
Alvin Workman; age 20; born at Wolfpen, WV; single; living at Pineville, WV; son of Auburn and Mary
Workman; married on 31 May 1960 at Baileysville, WV; Glenda Ferrell Cox; age 17; born in TN;
single; living at Baieysville, WV; daughter of Charles and Hulda Cox.


Auburn L. Workman

1. 1920 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Center District; taken on 8/9 Jan 1920; Page 197A; Family #25.
Listed as Auburn V. Workman; age 7; born in WV; in household of father, Preston Workman.
2. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Center District; taken on 19 Apr 1930; Page 160B; Family #82.
Listed as Auburn Workman; age 17; born in WV; in household of father, Preston Workman.
3. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1932); Page 201; WV Archives Web Site.
Auburn Workman; age 20; born in Wyoming Co, WV; living at Wolfpen, WV; son of Preston Workman;
married on 19 Jul 1932 at residence of R.T. Lester; Mary Lester; age 21; born in Wyoming Co, WV;
living at Baileysville, WV; daughter of R.T. Lester.
4. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1943); Page 63; WV Archives Web Site.
Auburn Workman; age 30; born at Baileysville, WV; divorced; living at Wolfpen, WV; son of Preston
and Mary Workman; married on 10 Jan 1943 at Keyrock, WV; Viola Pendry; age 19; born in Wyoming
Co, WV; single; living at Keyrock, WV; daughter of B.H. and Minnie Pearl Pendry.
5. Wyoming Co, WV Death Registry; Book #5 Page 17; WV Archives Web Site.
Auburn L. Workman; age 56; born on 29 Apr 1912 in WV; married; husband of Viola Pendry; living
at Mullens, WV; son of Preston and Mary (Jackson) Workman; died on 14 Feb 1969 in the Wyoming
General Hospital from Right Ventricular Faliure caused by Pulmonary Emphysema; buried on 17
Feb 1969 in Brewster Cemetery, Wolfpen, WV; informant, Viola Workman.
6. Social Security Death Index; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Auburn Workman; born on 29 Apr 1912; died in Feb 1969; living at Mariana Wyoming Co, WV at
death.


Mary Lester

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1932); Page 201; WV Archives Web Site.
Auburn Workman; age 20; born in Wyoming Co, WV; living at Wolfpen, WV; son of Preston Workman;
married on 19 Jul 1932 at residence of R.T. Lester; Mary Lester; age 21; born in Wyoming Co, WV;
living at Baileysville, WV; daughter of R.T. Lester.


Arthur Burgess Miller

1. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Baileysvelle District, taken on 16 Apr 1910; Page 185B, Family #42.
Listed as Arthur Miller, age 5, born in WV, in household of father, Madison Miller.
2. 1920 Census, Wyoming Co WV; Baileysville District; taken on 7 Jan 1920; Page 136B;
Family #35/36.
Listed as Arthur Miller; age 15; born in WV; in household of father, Matison T. Miller.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1926); Page 277; WV Archives Web Site.
Arthur Miller; age 21; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; truck driver; living at Welch, WV; son of
Madison and Matilda; married on 19 Sep 1926 in McDowell Co, WV; Bertha Morgan; age 22; born
in McDowell Co, WV; single; daughter of Albert and Elsie.
4 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Welch; 19 Browns Creek Road; taken on
2 Apr 1930; Page 240A; Family # 6/6.
Listed as Arthur B. Miller; age 25; born in WV; married at 25; truck driver for refrigeration company;
head of household.
5. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #4810; WV Archives Web Site.
Arthur Burgess Miller; age 42 yrs, 4 mons, 17 days; born on 27 Oct 1904 in Wyoming Co, WV;
married; husband of Bertha Morgan Miller; son of Matison and Matilda (Hatfield) Miller; died on
16 Mar 1947 on home on McDowell St, Welch, McDowell Co, WV from coronary disease; buried on
18 Mar 1947 in family cemetery at Mill Creek, WV; informant, Matison Miller, Jim, WV.


Bertha Claire Morgan

1. 1910 Census, Mercer Co, WV, Beaver Pond District, taken on 6 Apr 1910, Page 2A, Family #19.
Listed as Bertha C. Morgan, age 11 months, born in WV, in household of father, Albert Morgan.
2 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Welch; 19 Browns Creek Road; taken on
2 Apr 1930; Page 240A; Family # 6/6.
Listed as Bertha C. Miller; age 20; born in WV; married at 17; in household of husband, Arthur B.
Miller.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1926); Page 277; WV Archives Web Site.
Arthur Miller; age 21; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; truck driver; living at Welch, WV; son of
Madison and Matilda; married on 19 Sep 1926 in McDowell Co, WV; Bertha Morgan; age 22; born
in McDowell Co, WV; single; daughter of Albert and Elsie.


Albert Burgess Miller

1 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Welch; 19 Browns Creek Road; taken on
2 Apr 1930; Page 240A; Family # 6/6.
Listed as Burgess A. Miller; age 2; born in WV; in household of father, Arthur B. Miller.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1948); Page 426; WV Archives Web Site.
Albert Burgess Miller; age 22; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; living at Brenton, WV; son of Arthur
and Bertha Miller; married on 5 Dec 1948 at Pineville, WV; Jessie Ann Hurst; age 21; born in
McDowell Co, WV; single; living at Brenton, WV; daughter of Bill and Ethel Hurst.
3. Evans-Calfee Funeral Service; Pineville, WV; Posted Obit.
"Burgess Miller, 82, of Brenton, passed away Monday, April 26, 2010, in Welch Community Hospital following a short illness.

"Born July 9, 1927, at McDowell County, he was the son of the late Arthur Burgess and Bertha Claire Morgan Miller.

"Burgess was a member of the Trinity Pentecostal Holiness Church, Mullensville. He loved fishing, WVU sports, hunting and being with this family and friends.

"In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his first wife, Jessie Ann Hurst Miller; a daughter, Mary Ann Miller; and two infant sons.

"Survivors include his wife, Nancy Miller; a daughter, Patty Marrs and her husband, Duke, of Brenton; a step son, the Rev. Charles David Kennedy of Columbus, Ind.; a sister, Helen Early of Augusta, Ga.; two grandsons, David and Larry Marrs, both of Bluefield; three step granddaughters, Sarah, Lauren and Rebecca Kennedy; a step great-grandson, Matthew Kennedy; a special family member, Henry Green and family; and many cousins..."


Jessie Ann Hurst

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; Peapatch; E.D. 24-20; taken 29 Apr 1940; Page
391B; Image 42 of 62; Household #332.
Listed as Jessie Ann Hurst; age 8; born in WV; 3rd grade education; attending school; lived in same
place on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, William C. Hurst.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1948); Page 426; WV Archives Web Site.
Albert Burgess Miller; age 22; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; living at Brenton, WV; son of Arthur
and Bertha Miller; married on 5 Dec 1948 at Pineville, WV; Jessie Ann Hurst; age 21; born in
McDowell Co, WV; single; living at Brenton, WV; daughter of Bill and Ethel Hurst.
3. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Jessie Ann Hurst
[Jessie Ann Miller]
[Jessie Miller]
Gender: Female
Birth Date: 15 Jan 1931
Birth Place: Caretta Mcdo, West Virginia
[Caretta, West Virginia]
Death Date: 23 Jun 1998
Father: William C Hurst
Mother: Ethel S Bowles
SSN: 232461794
Notes: 18 Nov 1983: Name listed as JESSIE ANN HURST;
02 May 1994: Name listed as JESSIE ANN MILLER;
07 Jul 1998: Name listed as JESSIE A MILLER"
4. Social Security Death Index; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Jessie A. Miller; born on 15 Jan 1932; died on 23 Jan 1998; living at Brenton, Wyoming Co, WV;
card issued in WV before 1951.


Mary Ann Miller

1. "The Register Herald"; Beckley, WV; Monday, 30 Jul 2007; Newspaper Obit.
"BRENTON - Mary Ann Miller, 47, went home to be with the Lord Saturday, July 28, 2007, in Raleigh General Hospital, Beckley, following a short illness.
"Born Dec. 14, 1959, at Pineville, she was the daughter of Burgess Miller and the late Jessie Ann Hurst Miller.
"Mary Ann graduated in 1979 from Baileysville High School, and spent most of her life at home. She was of the Pentecostal faith and thoroughly loved her two dogs, Rascal and Butterscotch.
"In addition to her mother, she was preceded in death by her grandparents, William and Ethel Hurst, Bertha and Arthur Miller; and a stepgrandfather, Charles Miller; her uncle, Tom Early; and two special family members, Billy and David Hurst.
"Survivors include her father, Burgess Miller of the residence; a sister, Patty Marrs and husband, Duke, of Brenton; two nephews, David and Larry Marrs, both of Bluefield; two uncles, Bill Hurst and wife, Betty, of White Plains, Md., and Henry Green and wife, Aleshia, of Mooresville, N.C.; an aunt, Helen Early of Augusta, Ga.; and several cousins also survive.
"Service will be 1 p.m. Wednesday at Independent Trinity Pentecostal Holiness Church in Mullensville with the Rev. Bill Stewart and the Rev. Tommy Knotts officiating. Entombment will follow at a later date in Palm Memorial Gardens Mausoleum, Matheny..."


William C."Bill" Hurst

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1930); Page 369; WV Archives Web Site.
Bill Hurst; age 22; born in Fayette Co, WV; single; miner; living at Caretta, WV; son of John and
Jessie; married on 15 Mar 1930 at Welch, WV; Ethel Bowles; age 21; born in McDowell Co, WV;
single; daughter of John and Ida.
2. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; Peapatch; E.D. 24-20; taken 29 Apr 1940; Page
391B; Image 42 of 62; Household #332.
Listed as Bill Hurst; age 32; born in WV; married; 8th grade education; lived in same place on 1 Apr
1935; laborer in coal mine; head of household.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Death Registry; Vol #__(1964); Browns Creek District; WV Archives Web Site.
Bill C. Hurst; age 59; born on 8 Oct 1904 at Minden, WV; miner; living at Brenton, WV; son of
unknown parents; died on 18 Jan 1964 in the Stevens Clinic, Welch, McDowell Co, WV from
advanced stomach cancer; buried on 22 Jan 1964 in Hillcrest Cemetery, Matheny, WV; informant,
Jessie Ann Miller.
4. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Bill C Hurst
[Bill Hurst]
Gender: Male
Birth Date: 8 Oct 1907
Death Date: Jan 1964
Claim Date: 10 Feb 1964
SSN: 236103485"
5. Social Security Death Index; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Bill Hurst; born on 8 Oct 1907; died in Jan 1964; card issued in WV before 1951.
6. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by Deanna (Maxwell) Kwasny; 25 Jun 2016.
"William C. Hurst
Birth 8 Oct 1907
Fayette County, West Virginia, USA
Death 18 Jan 1964 (aged 56)
Welch, McDowell County, West Virginia, USA
Burial
Palm Memorial Gardens
Matheny, Wyoming County, West Virginia, USA

Additional Information Posted:
"Father: John Hurst
Mother: Jessie
Parents per Williams certificate of marriage

Spouse: Ethel Bowles
Marriage: March 15, 1930 in Welch County, West Virgina

Information taken from Death Certificate"


Ethel Bowles

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1930); Page 369; WV Archives Web Site.
Bill Hurst; age 22; born in Fayette Co, WV; single; miner; living at Caretta, WV; son of John and Jessie;
married on 15 Mar 1930 at Welch, WV; Ethel Bowles; age 21; born in McDowell Co, WV; single;
daughter of John and Ida.
2. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; Peapatch; E.D. 24-20; taken 29 Apr 1940; Page
391B; Image 42 of 62; Household #332.
Listed as Ethel Hurst; age 32; born in WV; married; 2 yrs HS education; lived in same place on 1 Apr
1935; in household of husband, William C. Hurst.
3. United States Social Security Death Index; LDS Web Site.
"Age 80
Given Name Ethel
Surname Hurst
Birth Date 11 Nov 1907
State West Virginia/north Carolina
Last Place of Residence Wyoming, West Virginia
Previous Residence Postal Code 24859
Event Date Mar 1987"