McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families and Individuals

Notes


Ira Willis Rose

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1946); Page 80; WV Archives Web Site.
Ira Willis Rose; age 25; born at Baileysville, WV; single; living at Fanrock, WV; son of Franklin and
Dorcas Rose; married on 17 Aug 1946 at Baileysville, WV; Emma Jean Thomas; age 22; born at
Twin Branch, WV; single; living at Fanrock, WV; daughter of Curtis and Jessie Thomas.
2. Social Security Death Index; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Ira W. Rose; born on 29 Apr 1921; died on 21 Nov 1994; living at Davy, McDowell Co, WV at death;
SS #232-24-8006; card issued in NC or WV before 1951.


Emma Jean Thomas

1. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Baileysville District; taken on 8 Apr 1930; Page 77B;
Family #106/106.
Listed as Emma Jean Thomas; age 5; born in WV; in household of father, William C. Thomas.
2. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1946); Page 80; WV Archives Web Site.
Ira Willis Rose; age 25; born at Baileysville, WV; single; living at Fanrock, WV; son of Franklin and
Dorcas Rose; married on 17 Aug 1946 at Baileysville, WV; Emma Jean Thomas; age 22; born at
Twin Branch, WV; single; living at Fanrock, WV; daughter of Curtis and Jessie Thomas.
3. "The Register Herald"; Beckley, WV; Thursday, 7 Apr 2011; Newspaper Obit.
"FANROCK — Emma Jean Thomas Rose, 87, of Fanrock, passed away Saturday, April 2, 2011, at her daughter’s residence in Titusville, Fla., following a long illness. "Born March 14, 1924, in McDowell County, she was the daughter of the late William Curtis and Jessie Pearl Rose Thomas. "Mrs. Rose was a member of Brier Creek Tabernacle where she taught Sunday school. She was a member of the Ladies’ Aid Society and retired from the Wyoming County School system where she was a cook for many years at Baileysville Grade School. She enjoyed sewing, quilting, going to church and being with her family and friends. "In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Ira Willis Rose and 12 brothers and sisters. "Survivors include a son, Steve Rose and his wife, Loretta, of Brenton; a daughter, Sheila Pinter and her husband, Jack, of Titusville, Fla.; four grandchildren. Richard Rose and his wife, Marie, Tara Bartz and her husband, Bob, Billie Jo Farley and her husband, Bill, and Jessica Swanson and her husband, Phillip; six great-grandchildren, Gretchen, Matthew and Miriam Bartz, Peyton and Jackson Farley and Kendrick Swanson; and a great-granddaughter Bartz due in May. "A celebration of Emma’s life will be 11 a.m., Friday, April 8, 2011, at Brier Creek Tabernacle with the Rev. Ralph Whitten officiating. Burial will follow in Rose Family Cemetery, Fanrock..."


Haven Lusk

1. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Baileysville District, taken on 8 Apr 1930, Page 77B, Family #124.
Listed as Haven Lusk, age 17, born in WV, in household of father, Otis W. Lusk.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1938); Page 22; WV Archives Web Site.
Haven Lusk; born on 27 Sep 1912 at Davy, WV; living at Davy, WV; son of Otis W. and Frances;
married on 12 Feb 1938 at Davy, WV; Helen Thomas; born in 1915 (sic, 1919 in Davy, WV; living at
Davy, WV; daughter of Curtis and Jesse.


Helen Thomas

1. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Baileysville District; taken on 8 Apr 1930; Page 77B;
Family #106/106.
Listed as Helen Thomas; age 11; born in WV; in household of father, William C. Thomas.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1938); Page 22; WV Archives Web Site.
Haven Lusk; born on 27 Sep 1912 at Davy, WV; living at Davy, WV; son of Otis W. and Frances;
married on 12 Feb 1938 at Davy, WV; Helen Thomas; born in 1915 (sic, 1919 in Davy, WV; living at
Davy, WV; daughter of Curtis and Jesse.


Richard Darrell Dillon

1. US Public Records Index, Vol 1; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Richard D. Dillon; born _______; living at RR 15, Fanrock, WV; 24834 in 1994.
2. Evans-Calfee Funeral Home; Pineville, WV; Posted Obit.
"Richard “Rick” Darrell Dillon, 58, of Fanrock, WV departed this world for his heavenly home on July 27, 2018 at his residence following a short illness.

"Rick was born December 12, 1959 in Welch, WV. He always thought of Welch as home even though he had resided in Fanrock for the past 32 years. Rick had been previously employed by King’s Tire in Bluewell, WV and was then a co-owner of a convenience store in Fanrock, WV, Brier Grocery. He attended church at Brenton Baptist Church. Rick enjoyed fishing, playing cards, riding four-wheelers and most of all, spending time with his children and grandchildren.

"Those that have departed this life before him are his father, Richard Dillon, his grandmother, Mary Snow, and two special Uncles, Clifford and Sam Dillon.

"Left to remember him is his loving mother, Lou Dillon of Welch, WV; his two daughters, Becky (Derek) Brumfield of Shady Spring, WV and Bethany (James) Adkins of Springfield, OH; his sister Diana (Gordon) Woods of Beckley, WV; his two grandchildren Levi and Lilly Brumfield; his ex-wife Anita Dillon-Thomas of Fanrock, WV whom he loved dearly; a special Uncle Roger (Emily) Dillon of Bastrop, TX; and many nephews and nieces along with many other family and friends.

"Honoring Rick’s request, the family will have a private memorial service with his Pastor, Rev. Tommy Knotts officiating. His ashes will be spread at Buggs Island Lake to forever rest in the place he enjoyed so much. "


Anita Louise Thomas

1. US Public Records Index, Vol 1; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Anita L. Dillon; born _______; living at RR 15, Fanrock, WV; 24834 in 1994.


Robert Nelson McKinney

1. 1880 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, compiled by William A. Marsh, Vol 4, page 736.
Barkers Ridge Township, page 001.
Listed as Robert Nelson McKinney, age 3, in household of father, G.R.
McKinney.
2. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Barkers Ridge District, taken on 20 May 1910;
Page 211B, Family #272.
Listed as Robert N. McKinney, age 33, born in WV, married 14 yrs, farmer,
head of household.
3. Ancestry.com Web Site, Robert nelson McKinney Search, 13 Oct 2002, submitted
by Bonnie Hicks, inmylife64@yahoo.com.
Robert Nelson McKinney; born on 6 Feb 1877; died on 28 Apr 1960; married
Florina Lilly.
4. Ancestry.com Web Site, Robert nelson McKinney Search, 13 Oct 2002, submitted
by Donnie Krippendorf, dkrippendorf@hotmail.com.
Florina Lilly; daughter of William David and Clarisa Ann Shrewsbury Lilly.
5. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1921); Page 14; WV Archives Web Site.
Robert N. McKinney; age 44; born in Wyoming Co, WV; living at Basin, WV; son of ________:
married on 12 Apr 1921 at the bride's hme; Daisy Garrettson; age 21; born in Wyoming Co, WV;
living at Basin, WV; daughter of R.L. and Mary Garrettson.


Daisy Garretson

1. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Barkers Ridge District, taken on 16 May 1910,
Page 209B, Family #235.
Listed as Daisy Garretson, age 10, born in WV, in household of father, Richard L. Garretson.
2. 1920 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Barkers Ridge District, Basin, taken on 20 Jan 1920,
Page 168A, Family #63.
Listed as Daisy Garretson, age 19, born in WV, in household of father, Richard L. Garretson.
3. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1921); Page 14; WV Archives Web Site.
Robert N. McKinney; age 44; born in Wyoming Co, WV; living at Basin, WV; son of ________:
married on 12 Apr 1921 at the bride's hme; Daisy Garrettson; age 21; born in Wyoming Co, WV;
living at Basin, WV; daughter of R.L. and Mary Garrettson.


Louie Aven McKinney

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1964); Page 515; WV Archives Web Site.
Louie Aven McKinney; age 26; born on 22 Dec 1937 at Stephenson, WV; single; living at
Stephenson, WV; son of Robert N. and Daisey (Garrettson) McKinney; married on 26 Sep 1964
at Corinne, WV; Alberta Hamm; age 20; born on 1 May 1944 at Stephenson, WV; divorced; living at
Stephenson, WV; daughter of Henry A. and Loma (Logston) Mills.
2. "The Register Herald"; Beckley, WV; Friday, 13 Aug 2010; Newspaper Obit.
"BARKERS RIDGE — Louie “Aven” McKinney, 72, of Barkers Ridge, died Thursday, August 12, 2010 at his home surrounded by his family following a long and courageous battle with cancer.

"Born December 22, 1937 to the late Robert Nelson and Daisy Garrettson McKinney.

"Mr. McKinney was a life long resident of Barkers Ridge. He worked for the Glen Company/WV engineering of Mullens for 22 years, having retired in the late 70’s. Mr. McKinney was an avid gardner and coon hunter, he enjoyed visiting with family and friends. He will forever be known for always having something funny to say.

"He was preceded in death by brothers, Byron McKinney, Robert Gale McKinney, James Paul McKinney and Gid Franklin McKinney; sisters, Leona June Blevins and Roberta Jane Akers; half sisters and brothers preceding him in death include, Clercy McKinney, Coetta McKinney, Cleo McKinney, Daisy McKinney, Dathell McKinney Mullens, Hobert McKinney, Lacy P. McKinney, Holland McKinney, Alvin McKinney and Darst McKinney.

"Those left to cherish “Paw Paw’s” memory his wife, Alberta Mills McKinney, his children, Dennis Aven McKinney and wife Brenda of Westfield, N.C., daughter, Anna Louise McKinney and her companion Ivan Kelly of Beartown; three grandchildren whom he raised, Samantha Dawn McKinney and husband Harlen of Basin, Andrea April McKinney and companion John Hubner of Mullens and Evan Scott McKinney of the home; four other grandchildren, Jarrett and Dylan Shrewsbury of North Carolina and Paige and Summer Kelly of Beartown. His only living sister, Cora Jean Burnette of Florida. Other survivors include special nieces and nephews, Kyle and Harley McKinney, Tina Mills Blankenship, Scott Mills and “Little” Dylan Justice. Mr. McKinney also leaves behind a host of neighborhood Children who lovingly called him Paw Paw; a special daughter in law Crystal James and husband Gene of Princeton.

"Funeral services will be held Sunday August 15, 2010 at 2 p.m. at the Mountaineer Baptist Church at the top of Stephenson Mountain with Rev. Hugh McKinney officiating. Friends may call today from 6 to 9 p.m. at the church and one hour prior to services on Sunday. Burial will follow at the home place on Barkers Ridge..."


Alberta Mills

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1959); Page 154; WV Archives Web Site.
Clifford Hamm; age 21; born at Springton, WV; single; living at Covel, WV; son of William and
Elizabeth Hamm; married on 24 Sep 1959 at Corinne, WV; Alberta Mills; age 16; born and living at
Stephenson, WV; single; daughter of Henry and Laura Mills.
2. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1964); Page 515; WV Archives Web Site.
Louie Aven McKinney; age 26; born on 22 Dec 1937 at Stephenson, WV; single; living at
Stephenson, WV; son of Robert N. and Daisey (Garrettson) McKinney; married on 26 Sep 1964
at Corinne, WV; Alberta Hamm; age 20; born on 1 May 1944 at Stephenson, WV; divorced; living at
Stephenson, WV; daughter of Henry A. and Loma (Logston) Mills.


Henry Allen Mills

1. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Barkers Ridge District, taken on 20 May 1910;
Page 211B, Family #275.
Listed as Henry H. Mills, age 9, born in WV, in household of father, George W. Mills.
2. 1920 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Barkers Ridge District, taken on 21 Jan 1920, Page 168B,
Family #73.
Listed as Henry A. Mills, age 18, born in WV, in household of father, George W. Mills.
3. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Barkers Ridge District, taken on 12 Apr 1930, Page 131A,
Family #412.
Listed as Henry A. Mills, age 29, born in WV, married at 24, in household of father, George W. Mills.
4. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1938); Page 383; WV Archives Web Site.
Henry Mills; age 37; born in Wyoming Co, WV; divorced; living at Stephenson, WV; son of G.W. and
Virginia Mills; married on 10 May 1938 at Basin, WV; Loma Logston; age 37; born in TN; divorced;
living at Stephenson, WV; daughter of Bill and Lucy Logston.
5. Wyoming Co, WV Web Site, Cemeteries
http://members.aol.com/jlcooke2/cemetery.htm
Henry Allen Mills; born on 8 feb 1901; died on 10 Sep 1947; buried in George W. Shrewsbury
Cemetery, Barkers Ridge, Wyoming Co, WV.


Loma Logston

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1938); Page 383; WV Archives Web Site.
Henry Mills; age 37; born in Wyoming Co, WV; divorced; living at Stephenson, WV; son of G.W. and
Virginia Mills; married on 10 May 1938 at Basin, WV; Loma Logston; age 37; born in TN; divorced;
living at Stephenson, WV; daughter of Bill and Lucy Logston.