McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV; Families and Individuals

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Benjamin Thomas Paynter

1. "Heritage of Wyoming Co, WV", 1995, "Benjamin and Nancy Paynter" article, Page 152.
Benjamin Paynter; son of Arnold M. and Martha H. Paynter Paynter; 9 brothers and 4 sisters.
2. Logan Co, WV; Marriage Records, Vol #__(1963); Page 66; WV Archives Web Site.
Benjamin Thomas Paynter; age 18; born and living at Cyclone, WV; single; son of Arnold and Martha
(Paynter) Paynter; married on 8 Mar 1963 at man, Logan Co, WV; Lydia Mae Robinette; age 21; born
and living at Mallory, WV; single; daughter of Henry and Bertha (Toler) Robinette.
3. Stafford Funeral Home; Lynco WV; Posted Obit.
"Benjamin Thomas Paynter, 73, of Oceana, WV passed away on Monday, September 11, 2017 from injuries
sustained in an automobile accident. He was born on September 6, 1944 in Cyclone, WV a son of the late
Arnold and Martha Hester Paynter. Benjamin attended the Joseph Baptist Church; was a member of the
NRA and a life time member of the North American Hunting Club. In addition to his parents he is preceded
in death by his wife Nancy Carol Acord Paynter; two daughters Tara Mischele Paynter and Tangee Carol
Paynter; four brothers Fred, Jesse, Clay and Devon; and a sister Phyllis. Survivors include three daughters
Lisa Ann Paynter, Tonja Laramie and Betina Paynter; two sons Robert (Tina) Paynter and Dakota Paynter
and fiance' Marissa; three sisters Lilly Weese, Thelma Paynter and JoAnn Michaloff; five brothers Dewight
Paynter, Onnie Reed Paynter, Darrell Paynter, Ray Paynter and Richard Paynter; numerous grandchildren
and great grandchildren; and a host of other loving family and friends. Memorial service will be held at
2:00 PM on Sunday, September 17, 2017 at the Joseph Baptist Church, Lynco, WV with Pastor William Cook
officiating. Friends may gather with the family from 1:00 PM until time of services on Sunday, September
17, 2017 at the church. In keeping with his wishes he will be cremated..."


Lydia Mae Robinette

1. Logan Co, WV; Marriage Records, Vol #__(1963); Page 66; WV Archives Web Site.
Benjamin Thomas Paynter; age 18; born and living at Cyclone, WV; single; son of Arnold and Martha
(Paynter) Paynter; married on 8 Mar 1963 at man, Logan Co, WV; Lydia Mae Robinette; age 21; born
and living at Mallory, WV; single; daughter of Henry and Bertha (Toler) Robinette.


Robert Henry Paynter

1. Stafford Funeral Home; Oceana, WV; Posted Obit.
"Robert Henry Paynter, 52, of Accoville, WV passed away on Saturday December 1, 2018 at his home
following a long illness. He was born on June 13, 1966 in Detroit, MI a son of the late Benjamin Thomas and
Lydia Mae Robinette Paynter. Robert is a member of Joseph Baptist Church and the Man Volunteer Fire
Department. In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by his step mother Nancy Carol Paynter; two
sisters Tara Mischele Paynter and Tangee Carol Paynter; grandparents Arnold and Martha Paynter and
Henry and Bertha Robinette. Survivors include his loving wife of 5 years Tina Clay Paynter; a step daughter
Lora Ann Cline; a step son Barry "B.J." Cline, II; three sisters Lisa Ann Paynter, Tonja Laramie and Betina
Paynter; a brother Dakota (Marissa) Paynter; and a host of other loving family and friends. Funeral services
will be held at Noon on Friday December 7th at the Joseph Baptist Church, Lynco, WV with Pastor William
Cook, Bro. Donald Ellis and Bro. Leman Endicott officiating. He will be laid to rest in the
Browning-Grimmett Cemetery, Bruno, WV. Friends may gather with the family from 5-8PM on Thursday
December 6th at the church. Pallbearers will be nephews and friends. The family is being served by the
Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV"


Dennis Will Kennedy

1. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Oceana District, taken on 16 Apr 1930, Page 196B, Family #188.
Listed as Dennis Kenneda, age 8, born in WV, in household of father, William W. Kennedy.
2. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1941); Page 205; WV Archives Web Site.
Dennis Will Kennedy; age 20; born in Wyoming Co, WV; single; living at Oceana, WV; son of Will W.
and Clara Kennedy; married on 30 Aug 1941 at Oceana, WV; Rhoda Cook; age 16; born in Logan Co,
WV; single; living at Oceana, WV; daughter of Mason and Vada Cook.


Rhoda Lucille Cook

1. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Oceana District, Oceana, taken on 12 Apr 1930, Page 194B,
Family #147.
Listed as Rhoda Cook, age 4, born in WV, in household of father, Mason Cook.
2. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1941); Page 205; WV Archives Web Site.
Dennis Will Kennedy; age 20; born in Wyoming Co, WV; single; living at Oceana, WV; son of Will W.
and Clara Kennedy; married on 30 Aug 1941 at Oceana, WV; Rhoda Cook; age 16; born in Logan Co,
WV; single; living at Oceana, WV; daughter of Mason and Vada Cook.


Thomas M. "Tommy" Kennedy

1. US Public Records Index, Vol 1; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Thomas M. Kennedy; born 18 Oct 1959; living at PO Box 838, Pineville, WV 24874 in 1993.
2. "The Register Herald"; Sunday, 25 Jul 2010; Newspaper Obit.
"OCEANA — Thomas M. “Tommy” Kennedy, 50, of Rt. 2, Clearfork Road, went to his Heavenly home on Thursday, July 22, 2010, in University of Virginia Medical Center, Charlottesville, Va., following a courageous battle with cancer. "Born Oct. 18, 1959, at Pineville, he was the son of the late Dennis W. and Rhada Cook Kennedy. "Tommy was a graduate of Oceana High School and Bluefield State College. He was a substitute teacher in Wyoming County for two years and then was employed by First Community Bank for 22 1/2 years. He was owner and operator of Tom Kennedy Photography in Oceana for three years. "In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a baby sister, Deanna, and a brother, Ronnie. "Survivors include his loving wife of 17 years, Elizabeth L. Brooks Kennedy; “daddy’s little buddy,” his daughter, Lindsey Ladair Kennedy of the home; mother-in-law, Carol Brooks, and brother-in-law, John D. Brooks, both of Pineville; a niece, Marrissa D. Brooks of Logan; and an aunt, Doris Rose of Oceana. "In keeping with Tommy’s wishes, his body was donated to the West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine in Lewisburg. "A memorial service will be held at a later date..."
2. "The Register Herald"; Friday, 27 Aug 2010; Newspaper Obit.
"...A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 28, 2010, at Crany Baptist Church, Rt. 2 on Clearfork Road, with the Rev. James Walker and the Rev. Charles Cook officiating...."


Elizabeth L. Brooks

1. US Public Records Index, Vol 1; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Elizabeth L. Kennedy; born 19 Jul 1965; living at PO Box 838, Pineville, WV 24874 in 1993.


Isaac E. Lambert

1. 1860 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
In household of father, Hiram Lambert.
2. "Births Wyoming Co, Wv.." Haga, 1858.
3. 1870 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Center Dist, at Rockview, Family 89.
4. "Reference Book of Wyoming Co", Bowman, page 433.
Married Viola Hamilton. Children were: John K., Smith, Okey, Bessie, Cora,
Sam, Howard, Willa, and Tisha.
5. 1880 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Center Township; taken abt 18 Jun 1880; Page 508B;
Family #145/145.
Listed as Isaac Lambert; age 21; born in WV; in household of mother, Naomi Lambert.
6. "Marriage Records of Wyoming Co, WV...", Vol 6, No 216, Haga, page 40.
Isaac Lambert, age 40, son of Hiram and Naomi Lambert, married on 27 Jun
1901 Viola Hamilton, age 18, daughter of S.C. and Mariah Hamilton.
7. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
Center District, Family #170.
Listed as Isaac Lambert, age 39, head of household.
Single person household.
8. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Center District, taken on 3 May 1910, Page 223B, Family #171.
Listed as Isaac Lambert, age 50, born in WV, married for 8 years, farmer, head of household.
9. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Center District; taken on 12 Apr 1930; Page 157B; Image 28 of
40; Family #36/36.
Listed as Isaac Lambert; age 70; born in WV; married at 39; farmer; head of household.


Jane "Jenny" Sizemore

1. 1870 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Barker's Ridge; Joes Branch PO; taken 8 Sep 1870; Page 560B;
Family #23/23.
Listed as Jane Sizemore; age 5; born in WV; in household of father, Marion Sizemore.
2. 1880 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Center Township; taken abt 18 Jun 1880; Page 508B;
Family #146/146.
Listed as Jane Sizemore; age 16; born in WV; in household of father, Marion Sizemore.
3. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; taken on 8 Jun 1900; Page 124A; Image
10 of 52; Family #82/84.
Listed as Jane Cisemore; age 28; born in WV in 1872; single; 3 children; all living; head of
household.
4. Wyoming Co, WV; Marrieage Records; Vol 6, Page 261; WV Archives Web Site.
George Rotenberry; age 31; born in Smythe Co, VA; living in Wyoming Co, WV; son of ______
married on 1 Jan 1902; Jane Sizemore; age 35; born and living in Wyoming Co, WV; daughter of
John M. and Millie Sizemore.
5. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Center District; taken on 5 May 1910; Page 225A; Image 23 of
43; Family 202/206.
Listed as Jane Sizemore; age 29; born in WV; single; head of household.


Ellen Sizemore

1. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; taken on 8 Jun 1900; Page 124A; Image
10 of 52; Family #82/84.
Listed as Ellen Cisemore; age 12; born in WV in 1888; in household of mother, Jane Sizemore.


Edward Sizemore

1. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Center District, taken on 11 May 1910, Page 228A, Family #250.
Listed as Edward Sizemore, age 5, born in WV, in household of father, George W. Sizemore.
2. 1920 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Center District, taken on 6/7 Jan 1920, Page 196B, Family #17.
Listed as Edward Sizemore, age 14, born in WV, in household of father, George Sizemore.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Book #__(1923); Page 421; WV Archives Web Site.
Edward Sizemore; age 19; born in Wyoming Co, WV; single; miner; living at hemphill, WV; son of
George and Lois; married on 12 Nov 1923 at Welch, WV; Gladys Stillwell; age 16; born in Bell Co, KY;
single; daughter of O.T. and Ella.
4. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Center District, taken on 21 Apr 1930, Page 161A, Family #96.
Listed as Edward Sizemore, age 25, born in WV, in household of father.
5. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1931); Page 253; WV Aechives Web Site.
Ed Sizemore; age 26; born in Wyoming Co, WV; divorced; miner; living at Davy, WV; son of
George and Lois; married on 30 Jan 1931 at Davy, WV; Alphia Roark; age 17; born in Ashe Co, NC;
single; daughter of Newt and Susan.


Gladys Stillwell

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Book #__(1923); Page 421; WV Archives Web Site.
Edward Sizemore; age 19; born in Wyoming Co, WV; single; miner; living at hemphill, WV; son of
George and Lois; married on 12 Nov 1923 at Welch, WV; Gladys Stillwell; age 16; born in Bell Co, KY;
single; daughter of O.T. and Ella.


Thomas Estel Sizemore Sr

1. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Center District, taken on 11 May 1910, Page 228A, Family #250.
Listed as Thomas E. Sizemore, age 3, born in WV, in household of father, George W. Sizemore.
2. 1920 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Center District, taken on 6/7 Jan 1920, Page 196B, Family #17.
Listed as Thomas E. Sizemore, age 12, born in WV, in household of father, George Sizemore.
3. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Center District, taken on 21 Apr 1930, Page 161A, Family #96.
Listed as Thomas Sizemore, age 22, born in WV, in household of father.
4. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Book #__(1936); Page 8; WV Archives Web Site.
Thomas Estel Sizemore; age 27; born in Wyoming Co, WV; living at Wolf Pen, WV; son of George
and Lois Sizemore; married on 24 Dec 1936 at Pineville, WV; Geneva Brewster; age 16; born in
Wyoming Co, WV; living at Wolf Pen, WV; daughter of W.C (sic?, B?) and Mollie Brewster.
5. 1940 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Oceana District; Kopperston; E.D. 55-9; Page 218A; Image 63 of
96; Household #521.
Listed as Thomas Sizemore; age 30; born in WV; married; 8th grade education; lived at Wolf Pen,
Wyoming Co, WV on 1 Apr 1935; mining foreman; head of household.


Geneva Brewster

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Book #__(1936); Page 8; WV Archives Web Site.
Thomas Estel Sizemore; age 27; born in Wyoming Co, WV; living at Wolf Pen, WV; son of George
and Lois Sizemore; married on 24 Dec 1936 at Pineville, WV; Geneva Brewster; age 16; born in
Wyoming Co, WV; living at Wolf Pen, WV; daughter of W.C (sic?, B?) and Mollie Brewster.


Joseph Herbert "Joe" Gray

1. 1910 Census, Raleigh Co, WV; Trap Hill District; Lester; taken on 26 Apr 1910; Page 261B;
Image 32 of 57; Family #272/282.
Listed as Joel H. Gray; age 4; born in WV; in household of father, William T. Gray.
2. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Book #__(1933); Page 148; WV Archives Web Site.
Joe Herbert Gray; age 28; born in Raleigh Co, WV; living at Wolf Pen, WV; son of William and Alice
Gray; married on 7 Oct 1933 at Pineville, WV; Nellie Ruth Sizemore; age 21; born in Wyoming Co,
WV; living at Wolf Pen, WV; daughter of George and Lois Sizemore.


Nellie Ruth Sizemore

1. 1920 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Center District, taken on 6/7 Jan 1920, Page 196B, Family #17.
Listed as Nellie Sizemore, age 6, born in WV, in household of father, George Sizemore.
2. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Center District, taken on 21 Apr 1930, Page 161A, Family #96.
Listed as Nellie Sizemore, age 18, born in WV, in household of father.
3. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Book #__(1933); Page 148; WV Archives Web Site.
Joe Herbert Gray; age 28; born in Raleigh Co, WV; living at Wolf Pen, WV; son of William and Alice
Gray; married on 7 Oct 1933 at Pineville, WV; Nellie Ruth Sizemore; age 21; born in Wyoming Co,
WV; living at Wolf Pen, WV; daughter of George and Lois Sizemore.


William Tazewell Gray

1. Raleigh Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1895); Page 59; WV Archives Web Site.
William Tazewell Gray; age 36; born in Floyd Co, VA; living in Raleigh Co, WV; married on 18 Jul
1895 at the home of the bride's father; Laura Alice Edmonds; age 26; born and living in Raleigh
Co, WV.
2. 1910 Census, Raleigh Co, WV; Trap Hill District; Lester; taken on 26 Apr 1910; Page 261B;
Image 32 of 57; Family #272/282.
Listed as W.T. Gray; age 54; born in VA; married once for 15 yrs; farm laborer; head of household.
3. Raleigh Co, WV Death Certificate #16201; WV Archives Web Site.
William Taz Gray; age 78 yrs, 9 mons, 20 days; born 9 Mar 1855 in Floyd Co, VA; married; husband
of Laura Alice Edmonds Gray; farmer; living at House #199, Slab Fork, Raleigh Co, WV; son of
Edley and Mary (Souders) Gray; died 29 Dec 1933 at his home; from chronic intestitial nephritis,
arteriosclerosis heart disease, uremia and pneumonia; buried 31 Dec 1933 at Prosperity, WV;
informant, Mrs. Laura E. Gray, Slab Fprk, WV.


Laura Alice Edmonds

1. 1880 Census, Raleigh Co, WV; Clear Fork District; taken on 7 Jun 1880; Page 127B; Family #51.
Listed as Laura A. Edmonds; age 10; born in WV; in household of father, Joel H. Edmonds.
2. Raleigh Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1895); Page 59; WV Archives Web Site.
William Tazewell Gray; age 36; born in Floyd Co, VA; living in Raleigh Co, WV; married on 18 Jul
1895 at the home of the bride's father; Laura Alice Edmonds; age 26; born and living in Raleigh
Co, WV.
3. 1910 Census, Raleigh Co, WV; Trap Hill District; Lester; taken on 26 Apr 1910; Page 261B;
Image 32 of 57; Family #272/282.
Listed as Laura A. Gray; age 41; born in WV; married once for 15 yrs; 7 children, 5 living; in
household of husband, William T. Gray.
4. Raleigh Co, WV Death Certificate #4820; WV Archives Web Site.
Mrs. Laura Alice Gray; age 67 yrs, 8 mons; born 14 Jul 1869 in Raleigh Co, WV; widow; living at
Slab Fork, WV; daughter of Joseph (sic, Joel) and Mary F. (Tyree) Edmonds; died 7 Mar 1937 at home;
from cardiovascular renal disease, uremia, pulmonary edema; buried 9 Mar 1937 at Prosperity, WV;
informant, Joe Gray, Slab Fork, WV.
5. "Ogden-Nixon Family" by beckyogdenreeves; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Laura Alice Edmonds; born 14 Jul 1869 in Sweeneyburg, Raleigh Co, WV; died 7 Mar 1937 in
Slab Fork (District?), Raleigh Co, WV.


Lacy I. Gray

1. 1910 Census, Raleigh Co, WV; Trap Hill District; Lester; taken on 26 Apr 1910; Page 261B;
Image 32 of 57; Family #272/282.
Listed as Lacy I. (?) Gray; age 13; born in WV; in household of father, William T. Gray.


Della F. Gray

1. 1910 Census, Raleigh Co, WV; Trap Hill District; Lester; taken on 26 Apr 1910; Page 261B;
Image 32 of 57; Family #272/282.
Listed as Della F. Gray; age 10; born in WV; in household of father, William T. Gray.


Isaac S. Gray

1. 1910 Census, Raleigh Co, WV; Trap Hill District; Lester; taken on 26 Apr 1910; Page 261B;
Image 32 of 57; Family #272/282.
Listed as Isaac S. Gray; age less than 1 month; born in WV; in household of father, William T. Gray.


Albert French

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Book #__(1935); Page 188; WV Archives Web Site.
Albert french; age 23; born in Jackson Co, OH; living at Asco WV; son of James and Katherine French;
married on 26 Oct 1935 at Pineville, WV; Edna Sizemore; age 17; born in Wyoming Co, WV;
living at Wolf Pen, WV; daughter of George and Lois Sizemore.


Edna Sizemore

1. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Center District, taken on 21 Apr 1930, Page 161A, Family #96.
Listed as Edna Sizemore, age 12, born in WV, in household of father.
2. 1920 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Center District, taken on 6/7 Jan 1920, Page 196B, Family #17.
Listed as Edna Sizemore, age 1 yr, 4 months, born in WV, in household of father, George Sizemore.
3. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Book #__(1935); Page 188; WV Archives Web Site.
Albert french; age 23; born in Jackson Co, OH; living at Asco WV; son of James and Katherine French;
married on 26 Oct 1935 at Pineville, WV; Edna Sizemore; age 17; born in Wyoming Co, WV;
living at Wolf Pen, WV; daughter of George and Lois Sizemore.