McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families

Notes


Verlin Elmer Walker

1. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Clear Fork District, taken on __ Jun 1900, Page 246A, Family #37.
Listed as Verlin Walker, age 2, born in WV in Aug 1897, in household of father, Leander A.
Walker.
2. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Clear Fork District, taken on 21 Apr 1910, Page 239A, Family #60.
Listed as Ver E. Walker, age 13, born in WV, in household of father, Leander A. Walker.
3. Wyoming Co, WV; WW I Draft Registration Card #62AA; Pineville, WV Draft Board; 24 Aug 1918.
Verlin Walker; age 21; born on 5 Aug 1897 at Sun Hill, WV; emplyed by Board of Education,
Clear Fork District, Sun Hill, WV; nearest relative, Lee Walker; medium height and build; gray eyes
and Black hair.
4. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage records; Vol #__(1919); Page 21; WV Archives Web Site.
Verlin E. Walker; age 21; born in Wyoming Co, WV; living at Guyan, WV; son of Lee A. and Sarah L.
Walker; married on 26 Jul 1919 at Green West's; Ette M. West; age 19; born in Wyioming Co, WV;
living at Guyan, Wv; daughter of G.W. and Vida West.
5. 1920 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Clear Fork District, taken on 28/29 Jan 1920, Page 212B,
Family #140.
Listed as Verlin E. Walker, age 22, born in WV, teacher, in household of father-in-law, Green W.
West, with wife, Ettie M. Green Walker.
6. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1923); Page 450; WV Archives Web Site.
Verlin E. Walker; age 25; born in Wyoming Co, WV; living at Guyan, WV; married on 10 Nov 1923 at
the home of Lane Blankenship; Tressie E. Blankenship; age 22; born in Wyoming Co, WV; living at
Guyan, WV.
7. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Clearfork District; Cub Creek; taken on 15 Apr 1930; Page 171B;
Image 16 of 22; Family #127/128.
Listed as Verlin E. Walker; age 34; born in WV; married at 23; public school teacher; head of household.
8. Raleigh Co, WV; Death Registry; Vol #__(1968); Page 284; line 12; WV Archives Web Site.
Verlin Elmer Walker; age 70; school teacher; married; died on 18 Jul 1968 at Beckley, WV from a
fever of undertermined origin.
9. Social Security Death Index; LDS Web Site.
Verlin Walker; born on 5 Aug 1897; died in Jul 1968; living at Justice, Mingo Co, WV at death; card
issued in WV.


Tressie E. Blankenship

1. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Huff Creek District, Page 258A, Family #146.
Listed as Tressie Blankenship, age 9, born in WV, in household of father, Lane Blankenship.
2. 1920 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Huff Creek District; taken on 19/20 Jan 1920; Page 222B;
Family #107/107.
Listed as Tressie Blankenship; age 17; born in WV; in household of father, Lane Blankenship.
3. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1923); Page 450; WV Archives Web Site.
Verlin E. Walker; age 25; born in Wyoming Co, WV; living at Guyan, WV; married on 10 Nov 1923 at
the home of Lane Blankenship; Tressie E. Blankenship; age 22; born in Wyoming Co, WV; living at
Guyan, WV.
4. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Clearfork District; Cub Creek; taken on 15 Apr 1930; Page 171B;
Image 16 of 22; Family #127/128.
Listed as Tressie Walker; age 29; born in WV; married at 23; in household of husband, Verlin E. Walker.


Lionel Walker

1. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Clearfork District; Cub Creek; taken on 15 Apr 1930; Page 171B;
Image 16 of 22; Family #127/128.
Listed as Lionel Walker; age 4 yrs, 8 mons; born in WV; in household of father, Verlin E. Walker.


Verlin H. Walker

1. "Wyoming County, WC Heritage", "Maggie Myrtle Walker Blankenship" article,
by Maggie Blankenship, WGS, page 83.
Oat J. Walker; born in Wyoming Co, WV; son of Lee and Sarah Walker; married
Leodia Belcher; children: George, Wirt, Verlin, Ralph, Acie, Uly "Trainer", Raymond,
Hallie "Allie", Bessie, Betty and Maggie Myrtle Walker.
2. 1920 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Clear Fork District, taken on 3/5/6 Jan 1920, Page 204B, Family #12.
Listed as Verlin H. Walker, age 3 yrs, 8 months, born in WV, in household of father, Otis J. Walker.
3. 1930 Census, Logan Co, WV, Triadelphia District, Christian, taken on 8 Apr 1930, Page 120A,
Family #133.
Listed as Verlin H. Walker, age 14, born in WV, in household of father, Otis J. Walker.
4. Logan Co, WV; Marriage Registry; Vol #__(1936); Page __; Line #38; WV Archives Web Site.
Verlin Waker; age 21; born in WV; single; miner; living at Christian, WV; son of Oat and Leota (Belcher)
Walker; married on 21 Mar 1936 in Logan, WV; Elva Scites; age 17; born in WV; single; living at
Christian, WV; daughter of Millard and Minnie (Adkins) Scites.
5. Social Security Death Index; LDS Web Site.
Verlin Walker; born on 21 Apr 1916; died on 23 Dec 1987; living at Bruno, Logan Co, WV at death;
card issued in WV.


Elva Scites

1. Logan Co, WV; Marriage Registry; Vol #__(1936); Page __; Line #38; WV Archives Web Site.
Verlin Waker; age 21; born in WV; single; miner; living at Christian, WV; son of Oat and Leota (Belcher)
Walker; married on 21 Mar 1936 in Logan, WV; Elva Scites; age 17; born in WV; single; living at
Christian, WV; daughter of Millard and Minnie (Adkins) Scites.


Daniel Byron "Danny" Wingo

1. "The Independent Herald"; Pineville, WV; 26 Aug 2021; On-Line Edition.
"Daniel Byron Wingo, 80, of Mullens, passed away at Smith Mountain Lake following a short illness.

"Born July 27, 1941 at Mullens, he was the son of the late Pete and Mildred (White) Wingo.

"Danny was a former Coal Miner retiring from U.S. Steel with 35 ½ years of service and was a member of UMWA. In his leisure, he enjoyed being outdoors, collector of all things, and spending time with his family especially his grandchildren.

"In addition to his parents, he is also preceded in death by his wife, Marian (Walker) Wingo.

"Those left to cherish his memory include his two sons, Scott Wingo and his wife, Angie of Roanoke and Mark Wingo and his wife, Kelli of Smith Mountain Lake; three grandchildren, Kaleigh and Kohl Lambert of Smith Mountain Lake and Emily Wingo of Roanoke; and two sisters, Kay Mummert of Rocky Mount, VA and Evelyn Bishop of Princeton.

"Services will be 11:00 A.M. Monday, August 16, 2021 at Tankersley Funeral Home Chapel, Mullens with Rev. Lewis Arnold officiating. Burial will follow in Palm Memorial Gardens, Matheny.

"Friends may call from 6:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. Sunday, August 15, 2021 and one hour prior to services Monday at the funeral home.

"Family and friends will serve as pallbearers.

"The family would like to express their heartfelt thanks to his daughter-in-law, Kelli Wingo and to the Good Samaritan Hospice for the exceptional care shown to Danny.

"Online condolences may be expressed to the family at www.tankersleyfh.com

"The family of Danny Wingo is being cared for by Tankersley Funeral Home, "


Marian "Mary" Walker

1. "The Register Herald"; Sunday; 13 Jun 2010; Newspaper Obit.
"MULLENS — Marian “Mary” Wingo, 68, of Mullens, died Friday, June 11, 2010, in a Beckley hospital following a long illness. "Born May 24, 1942, at Christian in Logan County, she was the daughter of the late Verlin and Elva (Scites) Walker. "Mary was a homemaker, a 49-year resident of Mullens, an avid sports fan who enjoyed watching football, basketball, baseball and wrestling. She enjoyed spending time with family, friends and her special friends. "In addition to her parents, she is also preceded in death by four brothers, Woodrow, David, Larry and Johnny Walker. "Those left to cherish her memory include her loving and devoted husband, Danny Wingo; two sons, Scott Wingo and his wife, Angie, of Roanoke, VA, and Mark Wingo and his wife, Kelli, of Goodview, VA; three grandchildren, Emily Wingo and Kaleigh and Kohl Lambert; three sisters, Linda Lamb and her husband, Elmer, of Smith Mountain Lake, VA, Della Walker of Buffalo Creek, and Anita Eldridge and her husband, Ronnie, of Lawsonsville, NC; and two brothers, James Walker and his wife, Midge, of Christian and Jerry Walker and his wife, Joann, of Verner. "Services will be 11 a.m. Monday, June 14, 2010, at Tankersley Funeral Home Chapel, Mullens, with Rev Larry England officiating. Burial will follow in Palm Memorial Gardens, Matheny..."


John Wesley Collins

1. "Wilkes County NC Heritage", WGS, Vol I, 1982, "Meredith Collins" article, page 161, submitted by
John D. Young.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1873); Page 98 (written in 129); WV Archives Web Site.
John W. Collins; age 39; born in Pike Co, KY; living in Roane Co, WV; married on 13 Nov 1873 in
McDowell Co, WV; Lydia Riffe; age 24; born in Logan Co, VA (WV); living in Wyoming Co, WV;
information given by Lewis Riffe and John W. Collins.


Lydia Riffe

1. 1860 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
Listed in household of father, Lewis Riffe.
2. 1870 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Sandy River District, Page 5, Family #33.
Listed as Lydia Riffe, age 19, in household of father, Lewis Riffe.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1873); Page 98 (written in 129); WV Archives Web Site.
John W. Collins; age 39; born in Pike Co, KY; living in Roane Co, WV; married on 13 Nov 1873 in
McDowell Co, WV; Lydia Riffe; age 24; born in Logan Co, VA (WV); living in Wyoming Co, WV;
information given by Lewis Riffe and John W. Collins.