Selected Families and Individuals

Notes


Gladys Cook

1. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Center District; taken on 3 May 1930: Page 148A; Family #52/55.
Listed as Gladys Cook; age 8; born in WV; in household of father, Sterling B.Cook.


Buell Cook

1. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Baileysville District, taken on 12 Apr 1930; Page 80B, Family #163.
Listed as Buell Cook, age 5, born in WV, in household of father, Alonzo M. Cook.
2. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1946); Page 42; WV Archives Web Site.
Buell Cook; age 21; born at Baileysville, WV; single; living at Jim, WV; son of Alonzo and Susie Cook;
married on 13 Jul 1946 at Pineville, WV; Freda Gillespie; age 20; born at Whitewood, VA; single;
daughter of John and Abie Gillespie.


Freda J. Gillespie

1. 1930 Census, Logan Co, WV; Triadelphia District; Braholm; taken on 4 Apr 1930; Page 128A;
Image 5 of 32; Family #43/46.
Listed as Fredias Gillespie; age 4 yrs, 4 mons; born in VA; in household of uncle, Harry Gillespie.
2. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1946); Page 42; WV Archives Web Site.
Buell Cook; age 21; born at Baileysville, WV; single; living at Jim, WV; son of Alonzo and Susie Cook;
married on 13 Jul 1946 at Pineville, WV; Freda Gillespie; age 20; born at Whitewood, VA; single;
daughter of John and Abie Gillespie.
3. US Public Records Index, Vol 1; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Freda J. Cook; born 30 Jun 1926; living at RR 69 PO Box 385, Cyclone, WV 24827 in 1992
4. US Public Records Index, Vol 2; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Freda Cook; born 30 Jun 1926; living at PO Box 385, Cyclone, WV 24827.
5. Social Security Death Index; Ancestry.com
Freda J. Cook; born 30 Jun 1926; died Dec 1993; last residence, Cyclone, Wyoming Co, WV;
SS #224-68-4552; card issued in VA in 1964.


John Gillespie

1. Logan Co, Death Certificate #2079; WV Archives Web Site.
John Gillespie; age 27 yrs, 5 mons, 4 days; born 12 Aug 1902 in VA; married; husband of Alice
Riffe; miner for Amherst Coal Co; son of Hugh and Annie (Herndon) Gillespie; died 16 Jan 1930 at
Braholm, Logan Co, WV; from typhoid fever; buried 18 Jan 1930 at Accoville, WV; informant,
Harry Gillespie, Braholm. (Harry was is brother. Believe Harry, and wife Stella, cared for daughters,
Freda and Georgia for a period after John's death)


Alice Marilda Riffe

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Birth Registry; Vol #__(1907); Page 174; Line 25; WV Archives Web Site.
Alice M. Riffe; born 4 Jan 1907 at Hanover, WV; parents; Hiram N. and Elizabeth Riffe; delivered by
Necatie England, mid-wife.
2. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Huff Creek District; taken on 10 May 1910; Page 257A;
Image 16 of 17; Family #239/142.
Listed as Alice Riffe; age 3; born in WV; in household of father, Hiram Riffe.
3. 1920 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Huff Creek District, Huff Creek Road, taken on 7/8 Jan 1920,
Page 218B, Family #50.
Listed as Alice M. Riffe, age 12, born in WV, in household of father, Hiram Riffe.
4. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1930); Page 368; WV Archives Web Site.
Elbert Cline; age 21; born in Wyoming Co, WV; miner; living at Hanover, WV; son of Isaac and
Hess; married on 29 Sep 1930 at Welch; Marilda Riffe; age 23; born in Wyoming Co, WV; widow;
daughter of Hirman and Elizabeth.


Georgia Gillespie

1. 1930 Census, Logan Co, WV; Triadelphia District; Braholm; taken on 4 Apr 1930; Page 128A;
Image 5 of 32; Family #43/46.
Listed as Georgia Gillespie; age 2; born in WV; in household of uncle, Harry Gillespie.


Calvin C. Cook

1. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Center District; taken on 3 May 1930: Page 148A;
Family #52/55.
Listed as Calvin Cook; age 6; born in WV; in household of father, Sterling B.Cook.
2. 1940 Census; Wyoming Co, WV; Center District; E.D. 5-6; taken on 27 Apr 1940; Page 123A;
Image 27 of 64; Household #234.
Listed as Calvin C. Cook; age 14; born in WV; 8th grade education; attending school; lived in
same house on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Sterling B. Cook.
3. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1948); Page 386; WV Archives Web Site.
Calvin Cook; age 24; born and living at Rockview, WV; single; son of Brisco and Martha Cook;
married on 30 Oct 1948 at Pineville, WV; Betty Boogs; age 21; born at Princeton, WV; single;
living at Mullens, WV; daughter of Andrew and Mabel Boogs.


Betty Boggs

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1948); Page 386; WV Archives Web Site.
Calvin Cook; age 24; born and living at Rockview, WV; single; son of Brisco and Martha Cook; married
on 30 Oct 1948 at Pineville, WV; Betty Boogs; age 21; born at Princeton, WV; single; living at Mullens,
WV; daughter of Andrew and Mabel Boogs.


Douglas Devone Cook

1. 1940 Census; Wyoming Co, WV; Center District; E.D. 5-6; taken on 27 Apr 1940; Page 123A;
Image 27 of 64; Household #234.
Listed as Douglas Deevon Cook; age 2; born in WV; in household of father, Sterling B. Cook.
2. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1957); Page 214; WV Archives Web Site.
Douglas Cook; age 19; born and living at Rockview, WV; single; son of Brisco and Martha Cook;
married on 20 Dec 1957 at Pineville, WV; Barbara Linkous; age 17; born at Corinne, WV; single;
living at Pineville, WV; daughter of Ralph and Clara Mamie Linkous.


Barbara Linkous

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1957); Page 214; WV Archives Web Site.
Douglas Cook; age 19; born and living at Rockview, WV; single; son of Brisco and Martha Cook;
married on 20 Dec 1957 at Pineville, WV; Barbara Linkous; age 17; born at Corinne, WV; single;
living at Pineville, WV; daughter of Ralph and Clara Mamie Linkous.


Ralph H. Linkous

1. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #'58 009442; WV Archives Web Site.
Ralph H. Linkous; age 61; born in VA in 1897; miner; living at Premier, WV; widowed; son of Will
Linkous and unknown mother; died on 29 jul 1958 at Premier, McDowell Co, WV from a coronary
thrombosis; buried on 1 Aug 1958 in Stewart Cemetery, Matheny, WV; informant, William J. Linkous,
Tams, WV.


Clara Mamie Doyle

1. Logan Co, WV; Death Certificate #14755; WV Archives Web Site.
Clara Mamie Linkous; age 45; born in 1900 in Roanoke Co, VA; married; wife of R.H. Linkous, age
48; living at Jesse, Wyoming Co, WV; daughter of Paris Doyle and unknown mother; died on 17 Nov
1945 at Man, Logan Co, WV from pneumonia; buried on 21 Nov 1945 in Stewart Cemetery; Jesse,
WV; informant, R.H. Linkous, Jesse, WV.


Basil Shumate

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1947); Page 65; WV Archives Web Site.
Basil Shumate; age 23; born and living at Keyrock, WV; single; son of Harper and Gracie (Laxton)
Shumate; married on 19 Nov 1947 at Pineville, WV; Ruby Adkins; age 22; born and living at Keyrock,
WV; single; daughter of Mose and Ida (Farley) Adkins.
2. Social Security Death Index; LDS Web Site.
Basil Shumate; born on 1 Oct 1924; died in Sep 1987; living at Pineville, Wyoming Co, WV at death.


Ruby Adkins

1. "Wyoming County WV Heritage", WGS, 1995, "The Adkins Family" article, page 75.
2. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1947); Page 65; WV Archives Web Site.
Basil Shumate; age 23; born and living at Keyrock, WV; single; son of Harper and Gracie (Laxton)
Shumate; married on 19 Nov 1947 at Pineville, WV; Ruby Adkins; age 22; born and living at Keyrock,
WV; single; daughter of Mose and Ida (Farley) Adkins.
3. Calfee Funeral Service; Pineville, WV; posted obit.
"Ruby Adkins Shumate, 84, of Keyrock, passed away Saturday, July 3, 20010, at her residence following a short illness.
"Born Sept. 23, 1925, at Jesse, she was the daughter of the late Mose and Ida Farley Adkins.
"Mrs. Shumate was a lifelong residence of the area and of the Baptist faith.
"In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Basil Shumate and four brothers, Dennie Adkins, Rod Adkins, Herb Adkins and Mose Adkins Jr.
"Survivors include her son, Danny Shumate of Keyrock; three brothers, Bobby Joe Adkins, Jim Adkins and Bud Adkins, all of Keyrock; and two sisters, Arlene “Pansy” Shumate and Dorothy Adkins, both of Oceana..."