McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families and Individuals

Notes


Miletus Paul Cook

1. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
Baileysville District, Family #94.
Listed as Maletis Cooke, age 2 months, in household of father, Henderson B.
Cooke.
2. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Baileysvelle District, taken on 29 Apr 1910;
Page 193A, Family #173.
Listed as Meletus Cooke, age 10, born in WV, in household of father, Henderson B. Cooke.
3. 1920 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Baileysville District; taken on 10 Jan 1920; Page 138B;
Family #67/70.
Listed as Malletie Cook, age 19, born in WV, in household of father, Henderson B. Cook.
4. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Baileysville District; taken on 5 Apr 1930; Page 75A; Family #62/62.
Listed as Miletus Cook; age 29; born in WV; single; farm laborer; in household of father, Henderson
B. Cook.
5. Wyoming Co, WV Web Site, Cemeteries; http://members.aol.com/jlcooke2/cemetery.htm
Miletus Paul Cook; born on 15 May 1900; died on 26 Jan 1963; "WV Med Dept WW II"; buried in
Shannon Cmetery, Baileysville, Wyoming Co, WV.


Allie Bailey

u1. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Baileysville District; taken on 21 Apr 1910; Page 188A; Family #85.
Listed as Alley Bailey; age 8; born in WV; in household of father, William C. Bailey.
2. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Barkers Ridge District; taken on 10 Apr 1930; Page 118A;
Family #152/152.
Listed as Allice Basham; age 28; born in WV; married at 16; in household of husband, Isaac E.
Basham.
3. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Recors; Vol #__(1935); Page 5; WV Archives Web Site.
Miletus Cook; age 35; born in Wyoming Co, WV; living at Baileysville, WV; son of Bruce and Nan Cook;
was issued a license to marry on 11 Mar 1935 in Wyoming Co, WV; Allie Basham; age 33; born in
Wyoming Co, WV; living at Baileysville, WV; daughter of W.C. and Kate Bailey; no return by minister.


Jesse James Sizemore

1. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Slab Fork District; Mullens; taken on 4 Apr 1930; Page 209A;
Family #132/145.
Listed as Jesse Sizemore; age 13; born in WV; in household of father, Miles E. Sizemore.
2. Fayette Co, WV; Marriage Registry; Vol #__(1940); Page 160; WV Archives Web Site.
Jesse James Sizemore; age 24; born at Mullens, WV; single; miner; living at Red Star, WV; son of
Miles and Anna; married on 14 Sep 1940 at Oak Hill, WV; Violet Mary Jackimowitz; age 24; born at
Lochgully?; single; living at Scarboro, WV; daughter of Julius and Sophia.


Violet Mary Jackimowitz

1. Fayette Co, WV; Marriage Registry; Vol #__(1940); Page 160; WV Archives Web Site.
Jesse James Sizemore; age 24; born at Mullens, WV; single; miner; living at Red Star, WV; son of
Miles and Anna; married on 14 Sep 1940 at Oak Hill, WV; Violet Mary Jackimowitz; age 24; born at
Lochgully?; single; living at Scarboro, WV; daughter of Julius and Sophia.


George Wayne Cook

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1951); Page 158; WV Archives Web Site.
George Wayne Cook; age 21; born and living at Brenton, WV; single; son of Roy Wayne and Mellie
Virginia Cook; married on 28 Mar 1951 at Baileysville, WV; Cleta Helen Greene; age 21; born at
Capels, WV; single; living at Brenton, WV; daughter of Roy and Mrs. Roy Greene.
2. Evans-Calfee Funeral Service; Pineville, WV; Posted Obit.
"George Wayne “June” Cook Passed away Thursday, April 4, 2019 at Bowers Hospice House, surrounded by his family.

'Born September 8, 1934 in Brenton, WV, he was the son of the late Wayne Cook and Molly Virginia Miller Cook.

"June enjoyed fishing, hunting, camping and gardening. Most of all, he enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren. He liked to relax at his cabin in Upshur County and always looked forward to going to the West Virginia State Fair. He was a longtime member of Cooper Memorial Baptist Church.

"In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by the love of his life, Helen Cook, his son, Gary Cook, four sisters and three brothers. He was the last surviving member of his immediate family.

"Survivors include his two daughters, Brenda Lawson of Skin Fork and Donna England and husband, Ray of Skin Fork; grandchildren, Jerry Cline, Rebecca Facemyre and husband, Derek, Dennis Moore, Michelle Raye, Savannah and Summer England and Bo England and wife, Taylor; great-grandchildren, Madison Bannister, Billy Irick and one on the way, Autumn Mae England; several nieces and nephews; and many special friends."


Cleta Helen Green

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1951); Page 158; WV Archives Web Site.
George Wayne Cook; age 21; born and living at Brenton, WV; single; son of Roy Wayne and Mellie
Virginia Cook; married on 28 Mar 1951 at Baileysville, WV; Cleta Helen Greene; age 21; born at
Capels, WV; single; living at Brenton, WV; daughter of Roy and Mrs. Roy Greene.
2. Evans-Calfee Funeral Home; Oceana, WV; Posted Obit.
"Helen Cook, 82, passed away Wednesday December 14, 2016 at Welch Community Hospital. Born April 17, 1934, in McDowell Co., she was the daughter of the late Silas and Flora Sizemore Green.

"Helen enjoyed cooking and loved camping and fishing. Her favorite pastime was spending time with her family.

"In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her grandmother, America Sizemore, who raised her; brother, Don Green; sister, Lola Cole and son in law, Roy Lawson.

"Those left to cherish her memory are her husband, George W. Cook of Skin Fork; daughters Brenda Lawson and Donna England and her husband Ray both of Skin Fork.

"Grandchildren, Jerry Cline of Skin Fork, Rebecca Facemyre and her husband Derek of Florida, Dennis Moore , Michelle Raye , Bo England , Savannah England and Summer England all of Skin Fork; step grandchildren Eric Lawson of and his wife Nikki of Walton, John Lawson of Barboursville, Ronnie Lawson of Charleston; Great grandchildren Madison Bannister and Cassey Lawson

"Funeral services will be held at 12pm Sunday December 18, 2016 at Evans Calfee Funeral Service, 614 Appalachian Highway, Pineville with the Rev. Lee Fisher officiating, Burial will follow in the Cook Family Cemetery, Skin Fork...."


Roy Dale Lawson

1. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by Patty Greene; 17 Apr 2019.
" Roy Dale Lawson
Birth 1 Nov 1952
West Virginia, USA
Death 25 Oct 2016 (aged 63)
Brenton, Wyoming County, West Virginia, USA
Burial
Lawson Family Cemetery
Brenton, Wyoming County, West Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 198413301"

Additional Information Posted:
"Roy Dale Lawson, 63, of Skin Fork, passed away on Tuesday, October 25, 2016. Roy enjoyed deer hunting and spending time outdoors with his dog Shadow and his horses.

"Born November 1, 1952, he was the son of the late Lilburn and Garnett Lawson. He was preceded in death by his brother, Michael "Mike" Dean "Speedbuggy" Lawson (1954-2010).

"Those left to cherish his memory are his wife Brenda Cook-Lawson; sons, Eric Lawson & wife Nikki Lawson of Walton, John Lawson of Barboursville and Ronnie Lawson of Charleston; stepchildren, Rebecca Facemyre & husband Derek Facemyre of Florida, and Jerry Cline of Skin Fork; brother, Jimmy Lawson & wife Karen Lawson; sisters, Sandra Lawson-Shafer, Mary Lawson-Williams & husband Eddie Williams, and Amanda Lawson; grandchildren, Casey Lawson and Madison Bannister.

"Funeral services will be held at 12:00 noon on Friday, October 28, 2016 at the Evans-Calfee Funeral Chapel at 614 Appalachian Highway in Pineville with the Rev. Bob Bannister officiating. Burial will follow in the Lawson Family Cemetery at Skin Fork."


Brenda Mollie Cook

1. Tazewell Co, VA; Marriage License #68 034832; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Ronnie Lee Cline; age 20; born 21 Jul 1948 in WV; single; this is his 1st marriage' 3 yrs HS
education; living at Rt 2, Box 462, Bluefield, WV; son of Harley and Willo Lee (Dollaeye) Cline;
married on 31 Aug 1968 in Tazewell, VA; Brenda Mollie Cook; age 16; born 25 Nov 1951 in WV;
single; this is her 1st marriage; 3 yrs HS education; living at PO Box 68, Brenton, WV; daughter of
George Wayne and Cleta Helen (Green) Cook.


Gary Wayne Cook

1. "The Register Herald": Beckley, WV; Tuesday; 10 Aug 2010; Newspaper Obit.
"SKIN FORK — Gary Wayne Cook, 56, of Skin Fork, stepped into the arms of Jesus on Saturday, Aug. 7, 2010, after fighting a courageous battle with cancer.

"Born Dec. 14, 1953, at Pineville he was the son of George Wayne and Cleta Helen Green Cook of Skin Fork.

"In addition to his parents, survivors include his son, Dennis Cook of Skin Fork; his daughter, Michelle Raye of Skin Fork; two sisters, Brenda Lawson and her husband, Roy, and Donna England and her husband, Ray, all of Skin Fork; and a significant other, Genelea Raye of Skin Fork.

"Gary will be greatly missed by his nieces and nephews, Jerry Cline, Rebecca Bannister and Bo, Savannah and Summer England; and a great-niece, Madison Bannister.

"Gary was loved and will be missed by many special cousins of the Cook family and his friends.

"A private service will be held for Gary..."


Tina M. Akers

1. U.S., Obituary Collection, 1930-Current; Ancestry.com Website.
"Name: Tina M. Akers Cook [Tina M. Akers Akers]
Gender: Female
Death Age: 36
Birth Date: 9 Aug 1969
Birth Place: Bluefield
Residence Place: Pineville
Death Date: 22 Mar 2006
Burial Place: Matheny
Obituary Date: 24 Mar 2006
Obituary Place: Tina, Carroll, Missouri, USA
Father: Charles Akers
Spouse: Gary Wayne Cook
Child: Brianna Sue Cook
Siblings:Morgan Irene Akers
Mc Kinlea Carlie- Ann Akers
Charles Akers"


Sylvia Moorefield

1. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Barkers Ridge District; taken on 18 Apr 1930; Page 85A; image 1 of
10; Family #2.
Listed as Sylvia Morefield; age 3 yrs, 4 mons; born in WV; in household of father, Dennis Moorefield.


Daniel Moorefield

1. "Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940" LDS Web Site.
Daniel Morefield; age 22; born in 1846 in TN; single; son of D. and M. Morefield; married on 11 Feb
1868 in Grayson Co, VA; M. Rankin; age 26; born in TN; single; daughter of J. and S. Teester.


Mary Teester

1. "Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940" LDS Web Site.
Daniel Morefield; age 22; born in 1846 in TN; single; son of D. and M. Morefield; married on 11 Feb
1868 in Grayson Co, VA; M. Rankin; age 26; born in TN; single; daughter of J. and S. Teester.