McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families and Individuals

Notes


Benjamin Harvey Mullins

1. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Center District; taken on 21 Jun 1900; Page 235A; Image 19 0f 36;
Family #162/165.
Listed as Ben Mullins; age 1; born in WV in Feb 1899; in household of father, William Mullins.
2. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Center District, taken on 3 May 1910, Page 223B, Family #175.
Listed as Benjamin H. Mullins, age 13, born in WV, in household of father, William M. Mullins.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1918); Page 353; WV Archives Web Site.
Ben Mullens; age 19; born in Wyoming Co, WV; single; teamster; living at Welch, WV; son of William
and Clara; married on 11 Jun 1918 at Welch, WV; Ada Hunt; age 18; born in McDowell Co, WV;
single; daughter of Polly Hunt, father deceased.
4. McDowell Co, WV; WW I Draft Registration Card #5028; Welch, WV Draft Board; 12 Sep 1918;
Ancestry.com Web Site.
Benjamin Harvey Mullins; age 11 Feb 1900; living at Welch, WV; store manager for New Pocahontas
Coal Co, Hemphill, WV; nearest relative, wife, Ada Mullins, Welch, WV; medium height and build;
Blue eyes and dark brown hair.
5.1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Welch; taken on 10 Jan 1920; Page 111A;
Image 7 of 65; Family #47/63.
Listed as Benjamin Mullins; age 21; born in WV; married; merchant; grocery store; head of
household.
6.1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Welch; taken on 3 Apr 19230; Page 241B;
Image 54 of 59; Family #33.
Listed as Ben H. Mullens; age 30; born in WV; married at 18; truck driver of bakery; head of
household.
7. Social Security Death Index; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Ben Mullens; born on 11 Feb 1900; died in Nov 1983; living at Beckley, Raleigh Co, WV at death.
8. "Wyoming County Heritage", WGS, John W. Mullins Article, Page 147.
William Mullins first married Nancy Jane Lambert, daughter of Hiram and Naomi Lambert.
Their children were: Isaac, Hiram, Nancy Jane, Elizabeth and Sarah.
William married second Clara Cline, daughter of Peter and Anna Morgan Cline.
Their children were: Neal, Milton, Walter and Ben.
Ben married Ada Hunt, daughter, Lillie Marie Dunn.


Ada Hunt

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1918); Page 353; WV Archives Web Site.
Ben Mullens; age 19; born in Wyoming Co, WV; single; teamster; living at Welch, WV; son of William
and Clara; married on 11 Jun 1918 at Welch, WV; Ada Hunt; age 18; born in McDowell Co, WV; single;
daughter of Polly Hunt, father deceased.
2.1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Welch; taken on 10 Jan 1920; Page 111A;
Image 7 of 65; Family #47/63.
Listed as Ada Mullins; age 18; born in WV; married; in household of husband, Benjamin H. Mullins.
3.1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Welch; taken on 3 Apr 19230; Page 241B;
Image 54 of 59; Family #33.
Listed as Ada Mullens; age 28; born in WV; married at 16; in household of husband, Benjamin H.
Mullins.


Lilly Marie Mullins

1.1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Welch; taken on 3 Apr 19230; Page 241B;
Image 54 of 59; Family #33.
Listed as Lily M. Mullens; age 4 yrs, 5 mons; born in WV; in household of father, Benjamin H. Mullins.


Philip Sizemore

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Birth Registry; Page 34; 1878; Line 90; WV Archives Web Site.
Unnamed male Sizemore born on 22 Mar 1878 to Sena Sizemore; reported by E. Sizemore,
grandfather.
2. Fayette Co, WV Marriage Registry; Vol #__(1903); Page __; WV Archives Web Site.
Phillip Sizemore; age 24; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; living in Kanawha Co, WV; son of James
and Seanie; married on 31 Dec 1903 Lola Chapman; age 18; born and living in Kanawha Co, WV;
single; daughter of C.E. and Sallie.
3.1910 Census, Fayette Co, WV; Fayetteville District; taken on 6 May 1910; Page 121A;
Family #446/460.
Listed as Philip Sizemore; age 33; born in WV; married once for 6 yrs; farmer; head of household.
4. Fayette Co, WV; Marriage Registry; Vol #__(1918); Page 161; WV Archives Web Site.
Phil Sizemore; age 40; born in ______: widowed; carpenter; living at Mt. Hope, WV; son of _____;
married on 23 Mar 1918 at Mount Hope, WV; Ethel Brown; age 22; born in McDowell Co, WV; single;
living at Kelsyth, WV; daughter of John and Elizabeth.
5. Fayette Co, WV; WW I Draft Registration Card #104; Fayetteville, WV Draft Board; 12 Sep 1918;
Ancestry.com Web Site.
Philip Sizemore; age 40; born on 22 Mar 1878; living at Minden, WV; carpenter for N.R. & P. Hosue
Dept, Minden, WV; nearest relative, Ethel Sizemore, Minden, WVl; medium height with stout build;
blue eyes and brown hair.
6. Fayette Co, WV; WW II Draft Registration Card #U-330; Apr 1942; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Phillip Sizemore; age 64; born on 22 Mar 1878 in Wyoming Co, WV; living at Oak Hill, WV; employed
New River and Pocahontas Coal Co, Minden, WV; person who will always know address, Mrs.
Phillip Sizemore, Oak Hill, WV.
7. Fayette Co, WV; Death Registry; Vol #__(1963); Page ___; WV Archives Web Site.
Phillip Sizemore, Sr; age 85; married; retired miner; died on 11 Mar 1963 at Rt. 1, Oak Hill; Fayette
Co, WV from congestive circulatory failure.


Lola A. Chapman

1. Fayette Co, WV Marriage Registry; Vol #__(1903); Page __; WV Archives Web Site.
Phillip Sizemore; age 24; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; living in Kanawha Co, WV; son of James
and Seanie; married on 31 Dec 1903 Lola Chapman; age 18; born and living in Kanawha Co, WV;
single; daughter of C.E. and Sallie.
2.1910 Census, Fayette Co, WV; Fayetteville District; taken on 6 May 1910; Page 121A; Family #446/460.
Listed as Lola A. Sizemore; age 25; born in WV; married once for 6 yrs; 1 child, 1 living; in household
of husband, Philip Sizemore.


Harry E. Sizemore

1.1910 Census, Fayette Co, WV; Fayetteville District; taken on 6 May 1910; Page 121A; Family #446/460.
Listed as Harry E. Sizemore; age 6; born in WV; in household of father, Philip Sizemore.


Philip Sizemore

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Birth Registry; Page 34; 1878; Line 90; WV Archives Web Site.
Unnamed male Sizemore born on 22 Mar 1878 to Sena Sizemore; reported by E. Sizemore,
grandfather.
2. Fayette Co, WV Marriage Registry; Vol #__(1903); Page __; WV Archives Web Site.
Phillip Sizemore; age 24; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; living in Kanawha Co, WV; son of James
and Seanie; married on 31 Dec 1903 Lola Chapman; age 18; born and living in Kanawha Co, WV;
single; daughter of C.E. and Sallie.
3.1910 Census, Fayette Co, WV; Fayetteville District; taken on 6 May 1910; Page 121A;
Family #446/460.
Listed as Philip Sizemore; age 33; born in WV; married once for 6 yrs; farmer; head of household.
4. Fayette Co, WV; Marriage Registry; Vol #__(1918); Page 161; WV Archives Web Site.
Phil Sizemore; age 40; born in ______: widowed; carpenter; living at Mt. Hope, WV; son of _____;
married on 23 Mar 1918 at Mount Hope, WV; Ethel Brown; age 22; born in McDowell Co, WV; single;
living at Kelsyth, WV; daughter of John and Elizabeth.
5. Fayette Co, WV; WW I Draft Registration Card #104; Fayetteville, WV Draft Board; 12 Sep 1918;
Ancestry.com Web Site.
Philip Sizemore; age 40; born on 22 Mar 1878; living at Minden, WV; carpenter for N.R. & P. Hosue
Dept, Minden, WV; nearest relative, Ethel Sizemore, Minden, WVl; medium height with stout build;
blue eyes and brown hair.
6. Fayette Co, WV; WW II Draft Registration Card #U-330; Apr 1942; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Phillip Sizemore; age 64; born on 22 Mar 1878 in Wyoming Co, WV; living at Oak Hill, WV; employed
New River and Pocahontas Coal Co, Minden, WV; person who will always know address, Mrs.
Phillip Sizemore, Oak Hill, WV.
7. Fayette Co, WV; Death Registry; Vol #__(1963); Page ___; WV Archives Web Site.
Phillip Sizemore, Sr; age 85; married; retired miner; died on 11 Mar 1963 at Rt. 1, Oak Hill; Fayette
Co, WV from congestive circulatory failure.


Ethel Brown

1. Fayette Co, WV; Marriage Registry; Vol #__(1918); Page 161; WV Archives Web Site.
Phil Sizemore; age 40; born in ______: widowed; carpenter; living at Mt. Hope, WV; son of _____;
married on 23 Mar 1918 at Mount Hope, WV; Ethel Brown; age 22; born in McDowell Co, WV; single;
living at Kelsyth, WV; daughter of John and Elizabeth.


James Owen Sizemore

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Registry; Vol #__(1894); Page 134; Line 23; WV Archives Web Site.
James Sizemore; age 20; born and living in McDowell Co, WV; single; farmer; son of Sena; married
on 22 Jun 1894 in McDowell Co, WV; Sarah Cline; age 18; born and living in McDowell Co, WV;
single; daughter of Dicy.
2. Fayette Co, WV; Marriage Registry; Vol #__(1905); Page 148; Line 8; WV Archives Web Site.
J.O. Sizemore; age 28; born at Welch, WV; divorced; miner; living in Fayette Co, WV; son of James
and Sena; married on 10 Jan 1905 at Dunloop, WV; Nannie E. Buckland; age 21; born at Hinton,
WV; single; living in Fayette Co, WV; daughter of _____and Mary.
3.1910 Census, Fayette Co, WV; Fayetteville District; taken on 6 May 1910; Page 121A;
Family #445/459.
Listed as James O. Sizemore; age 33; born in WV; married once for 5 yrs; farmer; head of
household.
4. Fayette Co, WV; WW I Draft Registration Card #293; Fayetteville, WV Draft Board; 12 Sep 1918;
Ancestry.com Web Site.
James Owen Sizemore; age 43; born on 29 Aug 1875; living at Mt Hope, WV; miner for Sunset
Mining Co, Sun, WV; nearest relative, Nannie Elizabeth, wife, Mt Hope, WV; tall with medium build;
blue eyes and dark brown hair; "three broken fingers on right and left hand".
5. 1920 Census, Fayette Co, WV; Fayetteville District; Kilbythe Precinct; taken on 14 Jan 1920;
Page 208B; Image 49 of 49; Family #113/115.
Listed as James Sizemore; age 45; born in WV; married; common laborer; head of household.
6. Fayette Co, WV; Death Certificate #19812; WV Archives Wen Site.
James O. Sizemore; age 59 yrs, 11 mons, 19 days; born in Wyoming Co, WV; widowed miner; living at
Sun, WV;; son of James O. and Sena Sizemore; died on 19 Aug 1935 at Sum, Wyoming Co, WV from
paralysis; buried on 21 Aug 1935 at McDonald, WV; informant, Phil Sizemore, Minden, WV.


Nannie E. Buckland

1. Fayette Co, WV; Marriage Registry; Vol #__(1905); Page 148; Line 8; WV Archives Web Site.
J.O. Sizemore; age 28; born at Welch, WV; divorced; miner; living in Fayette Co, WV; son of James and
Sena; married on 10 Jan 1905 at Dunloop, WV; Nannie E. Buckland; age 21; born at Hinton, WV;
single; living in Fayette Co, WV; daughter of _____and Mary.
2.1910 Census, Fayette Co, WV; Fayetteville District; taken on 6 May 1910; Page 121A; Family #445/459.
Listed as Nannie E. Sizemore; age 26; born in WV; married once for 5 yrs; 4 children, 1 living; in
household of husband, James O. Sizemore.
3. 1920 Census, Fayette Co, WV; Fayetteville District; Kilbythe Precinct; taken on 14 Jan 1920;
Page 208B; Image 49 of 49; Family #113/115.
Listed as Nancy Sizemore; age 34; born in WV; married; in household of husband, James O.
Sizemore.


James Sizemore

1.1910 Census, Fayette Co, WV; Fayetteville District; taken on 6 May 1910; Page 121A; Family #445/459.
Listed as James Sizemore; age 3 mons; born in WV; in household of father, James O. Sizemore.


Ila Sizemore

1. 1920 Census, Fayette Co, WV; Fayetteville District; Kilbythe Precinct; taken on 14 Jan 1920;
Page 208B; Image 49 of 49; Family #113/115.
Listed as Ila Sizemore; age 3 yrs, 11 mons; born in WV; in household of father, James O. Sizemore.


Freda P. Sizemore

1. 1920 Census, Fayette Co, WV; Fayetteville District; Kilbythe Precinct; taken on 14 Jan 1920;
Page 208B; Image 49 of 49; Family #113/115.
Listed as Freda P. Sizemore; age 6 mons; born in WV; in household of father, James O. Sizemore.


James Owen Sizemore

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Registry; Vol #__(1894); Page 134; Line 23; WV Archives Web Site.
James Sizemore; age 20; born and living in McDowell Co, WV; single; farmer; son of Sena; married
on 22 Jun 1894 in McDowell Co, WV; Sarah Cline; age 18; born and living in McDowell Co, WV;
single; daughter of Dicy.
2. Fayette Co, WV; Marriage Registry; Vol #__(1905); Page 148; Line 8; WV Archives Web Site.
J.O. Sizemore; age 28; born at Welch, WV; divorced; miner; living in Fayette Co, WV; son of James
and Sena; married on 10 Jan 1905 at Dunloop, WV; Nannie E. Buckland; age 21; born at Hinton,
WV; single; living in Fayette Co, WV; daughter of _____and Mary.
3.1910 Census, Fayette Co, WV; Fayetteville District; taken on 6 May 1910; Page 121A;
Family #445/459.
Listed as James O. Sizemore; age 33; born in WV; married once for 5 yrs; farmer; head of
household.
4. Fayette Co, WV; WW I Draft Registration Card #293; Fayetteville, WV Draft Board; 12 Sep 1918;
Ancestry.com Web Site.
James Owen Sizemore; age 43; born on 29 Aug 1875; living at Mt Hope, WV; miner for Sunset
Mining Co, Sun, WV; nearest relative, Nannie Elizabeth, wife, Mt Hope, WV; tall with medium build;
blue eyes and dark brown hair; "three broken fingers on right and left hand".
5. 1920 Census, Fayette Co, WV; Fayetteville District; Kilbythe Precinct; taken on 14 Jan 1920;
Page 208B; Image 49 of 49; Family #113/115.
Listed as James Sizemore; age 45; born in WV; married; common laborer; head of household.
6. Fayette Co, WV; Death Certificate #19812; WV Archives Wen Site.
James O. Sizemore; age 59 yrs, 11 mons, 19 days; born in Wyoming Co, WV; widowed miner; living at
Sun, WV;; son of James O. and Sena Sizemore; died on 19 Aug 1935 at Sum, Wyoming Co, WV from
paralysis; buried on 21 Aug 1935 at McDonald, WV; informant, Phil Sizemore, Minden, WV.


Sarah Jane Cline

1. 1880 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Elkhorn District, taken on 28 Jun 1880; Page 325C; Family #26/26.
Listed as Sarah Jane Cline, age 6, born in WV; in household of mother, Dicey Cline.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Registry; Vol #__(1894); Page 134; Line 23; WV Archives Web Site.
James Sizemore; age 20; born and living in McDowell Co, WV; single; farmer; son of Sena; married
on 22 Jun 1894 in McDowell Co, WV; Sarah Cline; age 18; born and living in McDowell Co, WV; single;
daughter of Dicy.


Fred Austin Stewart

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1933); Page 53; WV Archives Web Site.
Fred Austin Stewart; age 21; born in Wyoming Co, WV; living at Windom, WV; son of Pem and
Margaret Stewart; married on 22 May 1933 at Pineville, WV; Ella Mae White; age 20; born in Mercer
Co, WV; living at Windom, WV; daughter of Alex and Lucy White.


Ella Mae White

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1933); Page 53; WV Archives Web Site.
Fred Austin Stewart; age 21; born in Wyoming Co, WV; living at Windom, WV; son of Pem and
Margaret Stewart; married on 22 May 1933 at Pineville, WV; Ella Mae White; age 20; born in Mercer
Co, WV; living at Windom, WV; daughter of Alex and Lucy White.


James Fredrick Blankenship

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1963); Page 270; WV Archives Web Site.
James Blankenship; age 24 born at Fireco, WV; single; living at Mullens, WV; son of Elliott and
Pansy Blankenship; married on 3 Nov 1963 at Pemberton, Raleigh Co, WV; Judith Stewart; age 20;
born at_______; single; living at Marianna, WV; daughter of Fred and Ella Stewart..
2. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Website.
"Name: James Fredrick Blankenship
[James F Blankenship]
Gender: Male
Race: White
Birth Date: 25 May 1939
Birth Place: Fireco Ralei, West Virginia
Death Date: 15 Apr 2002
Father: Elliott V Blankenship
Mother: Pansy D Brown
SSN: 233567982
Notes: Mar 1953: Name listed as JAMES FREDRICK BLANKENSHIP;
30 Apr 2002: Name listed as JAMES F BLANKENSHIP"
3, U.S., Department of Veterans Affairs BIRLS Death File, 1850-2010; Ancestry.com Website.
"Name: James Blankenship
Gender: Male
Birth Date: 25 May 1939
Death Date: 15 Apr 2002
Cause of Death: Natural
Enlistment Date 1: 15 Oct 1958
Release Date 1: 1 Dec 1962"


Judith Ann Stewart

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1963); Page 270; WV Archives Web Site.
James Blankenship; age 24 born at Fireco, WV; single; living at Mullens, WV; son of Elliott and
Pansy Blankenship; married on 3 Nov 1963 at Pemberton, Raleigh Co, WV; Judith Stewart; age 20;
born at_______; single; living at Marianna, WV; daughter of Fred and Ella Stewart..
2. Tankersley Funeral Home; Mullens, WV; Posted Obit.
"Judith Ann Blankenship, 77, of Mullens, passed away on Friday, July 17, 2020 at her residence.

"Born April 28, 1943 at Skin fork, she was the daughter of the late Fred and Ella May (White) Stewart.

"Judy was a member of the Pierpoint Freewill Baptist Church and was a former CNA at Raleigh General Hospital. Judy loved her children and her great grandchildren.

"In addition to her parents she is also preceded in death by her husband, James Blankenship; one daughter, Sharon Mullins; two brothers, Eugene and Paul Stewart.

"Those left to cherish her memory include her two sons, Michael Blankenship and his wife, Sandra of Walnut Cove, NC and Jimmy Blankenship and his wife, Tammy of Josephine; five grandchildren, Nikki, Jackie, Jason, Kayla, and Nicholas; eight great grandchildren; two sisters, Nancy McNulty of Brenton and Mary Ellen Mahaffey of Ohio; and one brother, Buster Stewart of Ohio.

"Services will be 12 Noon, Tuesday, July 21, 2020 at Tankersley Funeral Home Chapel, Mullens with Rev. Charles “Butch” Acord officiating. Entombment will follow in Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens Mausoleum, Beckley.

"Friends may call one hour prior to services Tuesday at the funeral home.

"Family and friends will serve as pallbearers.

"For those wishing to attend the services, CDC guidelines will be followed, social distancing is required, and masks are mandatory.

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

"The family of Judy Blankenship is being cared for by Tankersley Funeral Home, Mullens."