McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families

Notes


America Matilda Ann Nunley

1. 1920 Census, Tazewell Co, VA; Clear Fork District; Boissevain; taken on 14/15 Jan 1920; Page 65A;
Image 3 of 31; Family #155/168.
Listed as America M. Nunley; age 7; born in VA; in household of father, John A. Nunley.
2. Social Security Death Index; Ancestry.com Web Site.
America Farmer; born on 6 Jun 1913; died in Jul 1984; living at Bluefield, Tazewell Co, VA at death;
card issued in VA in 1975.


Thomas C. Hayes

1. 1850 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, Western District, taken on 1 Jul 1850, Page 214B, Family #2.
Listed as Thomas C. Hayes, age 1, born in VA, in household of father, Thomas B. Hayes.
2. 1860 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, Eastern District, Thompson Valley PO, taken on 29 Jun 1860, Page
761, Family #493.
Listed as Thomas Hays, age 9, born in VA, in household of father, Thomas B. Hayes.
3. 1880 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, Clear Fork Township, taken on 2 Jun 1880, Page 185B, Family #38.
Listed as Thomas S. Hays, age 31, born in VA, farmer, head of household.
4. 1900 Census, Tazewell Co, VA; Clear Fork District; Pocahontas; taken on 10 Jun 1900; Page 10B;
Image 20 of 46; Family #180/187.
Listed as Thomas C. Hays; age 50; born in VA in Oct 1849; married 26 yrs; farmer; head of household.


Sallie

1. 1900 Census, Tazewell Co, VA; Clear Fork District; Pocahontas; taken on 10 Jun 1900; Page 10B;
Image 20 of 46; Family #180/187.
Listed as Sallie Hays; age 46; born in TN in May 1854; married 26 yrs; 9 children, 8 living;
in household of husband, Thomas C. Hayes.


Thomas B. Hayes

1. 1900 Census, Tazewell Co, VA; Clear Fork District; Pocahontas; taken on 10 Jun 1900; Page 10B;
Image 20 of 46; Family #180/187.
Listed as Thomas B. Hays; age 14; born in VA in Jun 1889; in household of father; Thomas C. Hayes.


Minnie Hayes

1. 1900 Census, Tazewell Co, VA; Clear Fork District; Pocahontas; taken on 10 Jun 1900; Page 10B;
Image 20 of 46; Family #180/187.
Listed as Minnie Hays; age 13; born in VA in May 1887; in household of father; Thomas C. Hayes.


John T. Hayes

1. 1900 Census, Tazewell Co, VA; Clear Fork District; Pocahontas; taken on 10 Jun 1900; Page 10B;
Image 20 of 46; Family #180/187.
Listed as John T. Hays; age 8; born in VA in Jun 1889; in household of father; Thomas C. Hayes.


Walter Day

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1925); Page 360; WV Archives Web Site.
Walter Day; age 22; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; farmer; living at Dearing, WV; son of Joshua
and Lizzie; married on 13 Mar 1925 at Leckie, WV; Mary Murphy; age 22; born in McDowell Co, WV;
daughter of C.H. and Josie.


Mary Murphy

1. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; taken on 23/24 Jan 1920; Page 90A; Image 3 of
38; Family #23/23.
Listed as Mary Murphy; age 9; born in WV; in household of father, Cornelius H. Murphy.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1925); Page 360; WV Archives Web Site.
Walter Day; age 22; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; farmer; living at Dearing, WV; son of Joshua
and Lizzie; married on 13 Mar 1925 at Leckie, WV; Mary Murphy; age 22; born in McDowell Co, WV;
daughter of C.H. and Josie.


Joshua Day

1. 1880 Census, Buchanan Co, VA, Garden District, page 338B.
Listed as Joshua Day, age 8, born in VA, in household of father, William L. Day.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1899); Page 370; WV Archives Web Site.
Joshua Day; age 19; born in Buchanan Co, VA; living at Squire Jim, WV; son of W.L. and Susan;
married on 30 May 1899 in McDowell Co, WV; Mollie Cameron; age 17; born in McDowell Co, WV;
daughter of Calvin W. and Ardelia.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1906); Page 347; WV Archives Web Site.
Joshua Day, Jr.; age 26; born in Buchanan Co, VA; widowed; farmer; living at Gary, WV; son of
William and Susan; married on 15 Mar 1906 at Gary, WV; Elizabeth Wyatt; age 22, born in McDowell
Co, WV; widow; daughter of Thomas and Susan.
4. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; taken on 12 May 1910; Page 208A; Image 43
of 48; Family #375/389.
Listed as Joshua Day; age 30; born in VA; married twice; last time for 4 yrs; farmer; head of
household.


Elizabeth "Lizzie" Brewster

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1899); Page 387; WV Archives Web Site.
Aaron Wyatt; age 25; born in NC; living in McDowell Co, WV; son of ______; married on 24 Jun
1899 in McDowell Co, WV; Elizabeth Brewster; age 17; born and living in McDowell Co, WV;
daughter of J.T. and Jane.
2. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; taken on 19 Jun 1900; Page 83A; Image 21
of 28; Family #187/187.
Listed as Elizabeth Wyatt; age 16; born in Aug 1883 in WV; married for 1 yr; 1 child, 1 living; in
household of husband, Aaron M. Wyatt.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1906); Page 347; WV Archives Web Site.
Joshua Day, Jr.; age 26; born in Buchanan Co, VA; widowed; farmer; living at Gary, WV; son of
William and Susan; married on 15 Mar 1906 at Gary, WV; Elizabeth Wyatt; age 22, born in
McDowell Co, WV; widow; daughter of Thomas and Susan.
4. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; taken on 12 May 1910; Page 208A; Image 43
of 48; Family #375/389.
Listed as Lizzie Day; age 27; born in WV; married twice; last time for 4 yrs; 5 children, all living;
in household of husband, Joshua Day.
5. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #'61 003504; WV Archives Web Site.
Elizabeth Day; age 78; born 7 Aug 1882 at Brewsterdale, WV; widow; living at Skygusty, WV; daughter of
Thomas and Jane (Woolridge) Brewster; died 25 Jan 1961 in Slevens Clinic, Welch, WV; due to cardiac
failure with a pulmonary embolus; buried 27 Jan 1961 in Grandview Memory Gardens, Tazewell Co, VA;
informant, Mrs. Stewart Harman, Skygusty, WV.


Walter Day

1. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; taken on 12 May 1910; Page 208A; Image 43
of 48; Family #375/389.
Listed as Walter Day; age 3; born in WV; in household of father, Joshua Day.


Jennie P. Day

1. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; taken on 12 May 1910; Page 208A; Image 43
of 48; Family #375/389.
Listed as Jennie P. Day; age 1 mon; born in WV; in household of father, Joshua Day.


Aaron M. Wyatt

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1899); Page 387; WV Archives Web Site.
Aaron Wyatt; age 25; born in NC; living in McDowell Co, WV; son of ______; married on 24 Jun
1899 in McDowell Co, WV; Elizabeth Brewster; age 17; born and living in McDowell Co, WV;
daughter of J.T. and Jane.
2. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; taken on 19 Jun 1900; Page 83A; Image 21
of 28; Family #187/187.
Listed as Aron M. Wyatt; age 25; born in Jun 1874 in NC; married for 1 yr; farmer; head of
household.


Elizabeth "Lizzie" Brewster

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1899); Page 387; WV Archives Web Site.
Aaron Wyatt; age 25; born in NC; living in McDowell Co, WV; son of ______; married on 24 Jun
1899 in McDowell Co, WV; Elizabeth Brewster; age 17; born and living in McDowell Co, WV;
daughter of J.T. and Jane.
2. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; taken on 19 Jun 1900; Page 83A; Image 21
of 28; Family #187/187.
Listed as Elizabeth Wyatt; age 16; born in Aug 1883 in WV; married for 1 yr; 1 child, 1 living; in
household of husband, Aaron M. Wyatt.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1906); Page 347; WV Archives Web Site.
Joshua Day, Jr.; age 26; born in Buchanan Co, VA; widowed; farmer; living at Gary, WV; son of
William and Susan; married on 15 Mar 1906 at Gary, WV; Elizabeth Wyatt; age 22, born in
McDowell Co, WV; widow; daughter of Thomas and Susan.
4. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; taken on 12 May 1910; Page 208A; Image 43
of 48; Family #375/389.
Listed as Lizzie Day; age 27; born in WV; married twice; last time for 4 yrs; 5 children, all living;
in household of husband, Joshua Day.
5. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #'61 003504; WV Archives Web Site.
Elizabeth Day; age 78; born 7 Aug 1882 at Brewsterdale, WV; widow; living at Skygusty, WV; daughter of
Thomas and Jane (Woolridge) Brewster; died 25 Jan 1961 in Slevens Clinic, Welch, WV; due to cardiac
failure with a pulmonary embolus; buried 27 Jan 1961 in Grandview Memory Gardens, Tazewell Co, VA;
informant, Mrs. Stewart Harman, Skygusty, WV.


Mary E. Wyatt

1. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; taken on 19 Jun 1900; Page 83A; Image 21
of 28; Family #187/187.
Listed as Mary E. Wyatt; age less than a month; born in WV in May 1900; in household of father,
Aaron M. Wyatt.
2. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; taken on 12 May 1910; Page 208A; Image 43
of 48; Family #375/389.
Listed as Mary E. Wyatt; age 9; born in WV; in household of step-father, Joshua Day.


Arthur Wyatt

1. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; taken on 12 May 1910; Page 208A; Image 43
of 48; Family #375/389.
Listed as Arthur Wyatt; age 8; born in WV; in household of step-father, Joshua Day.


Joshua Day

1. 1880 Census, Buchanan Co, VA, Garden District, page 338B.
Listed as Joshua Day, age 8, born in VA, in household of father, William L. Day.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1899); Page 370; WV Archives Web Site.
Joshua Day; age 19; born in Buchanan Co, VA; living at Squire Jim, WV; son of W.L. and Susan;
married on 30 May 1899 in McDowell Co, WV; Mollie Cameron; age 17; born in McDowell Co, WV;
daughter of Calvin W. and Ardelia.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1906); Page 347; WV Archives Web Site.
Joshua Day, Jr.; age 26; born in Buchanan Co, VA; widowed; farmer; living at Gary, WV; son of
William and Susan; married on 15 Mar 1906 at Gary, WV; Elizabeth Wyatt; age 22, born in McDowell
Co, WV; widow; daughter of Thomas and Susan.
4. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; taken on 12 May 1910; Page 208A; Image 43
of 48; Family #375/389.
Listed as Joshua Day; age 30; born in VA; married twice; last time for 4 yrs; farmer; head of
household.


Molly Cameron

1. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Big Creek District, taken 18th of June 1900,
page 82A, Family #161.
Listed as Molly Cameron, age 12, born in Nov 1888, in WV, in household of
father, Calvin Cameron.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1899); Page 370; WV Archives Web Site.
Joshua Day; age 19; born in Buchanan Co, VA; living at Squire Jim, WV; son of W.L. and Susan;
married on 30 May 1899 in McDowell Co, WV; Mollie Cameron; age 17; born in McDowell Co, WV;
daughter of Calvin W. and Ardelia.


Carl James Cook

1. Raleigh Co, WV; WW I Draft Registration Card #3038; 5 Jun 1917; Ancestry.com Wen Site.
James Carl Cook; age 22; born on 13 Feb 1895 at Dameron, WV; single; farmer; living at Dameron,
WV; tall with medium build; blue eyes and brown hair.
2. Raleigh Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1921); Page 413; WV Archives Web Site.
Carl Cook; age 25; born in Raleigh Co, WV; living at Stover, WV; married on 26 Jun 1921 at Dry Creek,
WV; Victoria Bradford; age___; born in Raleigh Co, WV; living at Dry Creek, WV.
3. Raleigh Co, WV; WW II Draft Registration Card #U_639; Apr 1942; Ancestry.com Web Site.
James Carle Cook; age 47; born on 13 Feb 1895 at Glen Daniel, WV; employed by State Road
Commission, Beckley, WV; person who will always know address, Victoria Cook, Glen Daniel, WV.
4. Social Security Death Index; LDS Web Site.
Carl Cook; born on 13 Feb 1896; died in Aug 1966; living at Glen Daniel, Raleigh Co, WV at death.


Victoria Bradford

1. Raleigh Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1921); Page 413; WV Archives Web Site.
Carl Cook; age 25; born in Raleigh Co, WV; living at Stover, WV; married on 26 Jun 1921 at Dry Creek,
WV; Victoria Bradford; age___; born in Raleigh Co, WV; living at Dry Creek, WV.


Patrick Henry "Johnny" Lester Jr

1. Raleigh Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1952); Page 326; WV Archives Web Site.
Patrick Henry Lester, Jr; age 25; born on 15 Jun 1927 at Bud, WV; living at Herndon, WV; son of
Patrick H. and Rebecca Lester; married on 28 Jul 1952 at Beckley, WV; Kathy Lou Cook; age 20;
born on 12 Jan 1932 at Stover, WV; living at Glen Daniel, WV; daughter of Carl and Victoria Cook;
"Girl was previously married".


Katy Lou Cook

1. Raleigh Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1948); Page 252; WV Archives Web Site.
Robert Lowell Aliff; age 21; born on 3 Mar 1927 at Printer, WV; living at Dry Creek, WV; son of George
and Minnie Aliff; married on 4 Sep 1948 at Beckley, WV; Katy Lou Cook; age 16; born on 12 Jan
1932 at Dameron, WV; daughter of Carl and Victoria Cook.
2. Raleigh Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1952); Page 326; WV Archives Web Site.
Patrick Henry Lester, Jr; age 25; born on 15 Jun 1927 at Bud, WV; living at Herndon, WV; son of
Patrick H. and Rebecca Lester; married on 28 Jul 1952 at Beckley, WV; Kathy Lou Cook; age 20;
born on 12 Jan 1932 at Stover, WV; living at Glen Daniel, WV; daughter of Carl and Victoria Cook;
"Girl was previously married".
3. Bailey - Kirk Funeral Home; Princeton, WV; Posted Obit.
"HERNDON – Katy Lou Lester, 78, of Herndon, entered her eternal life with God’s grace and mercy on Saturday, December 11, 2010 at Bowers Hospice House in Beckley. Born January 12, 1932 at Stover, she was the daughter of the late Carl James Cook and Victoria Bradford Cook. "Mrs. Lester was a homemaker and a member of the Church of Christ in Lester. She enjoyed crocheting, crafts and writing poetry. She also liked to hunt and fish. "Katy was reunited with her husband of 49 years, P.H. “Johnny” Lester, who made his journey home in 2000. In addition to her parents and husband, she was also preceded in death by one grandson, David Lee Dominick, II; and two brothers, Edward R. Cook and Robert James Cook. "Survivors include four daughters, Rita Susan McBride and her husband Wade of Covel, Sharon Romane Coffee and her husband Jimmy of Sophia, Sabrina Rose Dominick and her husband David Lee of Grandview and Melissa Karen Bennett and her husband Tim of King, NC; five grandchildren, Pete McBride, Wade McBride, Jr., Russell McBride, Samantha Andrada and Joshua Bennett; and eight great-grandchildren. "Funeral services will be conducted at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, December 14, 2010 at the Rowland H. Bailey Funeral Chapel of the Bailey-Kirk Funeral Home in Princeton with the Rev. Ron Thomure officiating. Interment will follow at Roselawn Memorial Gardens in Princeton. ..."


Robert Lowell Aliff

1. Raleigh Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1948); Page 252; WV Archives Web Site.
Robert Lowell Aliff; age 21; born on 3 Mar 1927 at Printer, WV; living at Dry Creek, WV; son of George
and Minnie Aliff; married on 4 Sep 1948 at Beckley, WV; Katy Lou Cook; age 16; born on 12 Jan 1932
at Dameron, WV; daughter of Carl and Victoria Cook.


Katy Lou Cook

1. Raleigh Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1948); Page 252; WV Archives Web Site.
Robert Lowell Aliff; age 21; born on 3 Mar 1927 at Printer, WV; living at Dry Creek, WV; son of George
and Minnie Aliff; married on 4 Sep 1948 at Beckley, WV; Katy Lou Cook; age 16; born on 12 Jan
1932 at Dameron, WV; daughter of Carl and Victoria Cook.
2. Raleigh Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1952); Page 326; WV Archives Web Site.
Patrick Henry Lester, Jr; age 25; born on 15 Jun 1927 at Bud, WV; living at Herndon, WV; son of
Patrick H. and Rebecca Lester; married on 28 Jul 1952 at Beckley, WV; Kathy Lou Cook; age 20;
born on 12 Jan 1932 at Stover, WV; living at Glen Daniel, WV; daughter of Carl and Victoria Cook;
"Girl was previously married".
3. Bailey - Kirk Funeral Home; Princeton, WV; Posted Obit.
"HERNDON – Katy Lou Lester, 78, of Herndon, entered her eternal life with God’s grace and mercy on Saturday, December 11, 2010 at Bowers Hospice House in Beckley. Born January 12, 1932 at Stover, she was the daughter of the late Carl James Cook and Victoria Bradford Cook. "Mrs. Lester was a homemaker and a member of the Church of Christ in Lester. She enjoyed crocheting, crafts and writing poetry. She also liked to hunt and fish. "Katy was reunited with her husband of 49 years, P.H. “Johnny” Lester, who made his journey home in 2000. In addition to her parents and husband, she was also preceded in death by one grandson, David Lee Dominick, II; and two brothers, Edward R. Cook and Robert James Cook. "Survivors include four daughters, Rita Susan McBride and her husband Wade of Covel, Sharon Romane Coffee and her husband Jimmy of Sophia, Sabrina Rose Dominick and her husband David Lee of Grandview and Melissa Karen Bennett and her husband Tim of King, NC; five grandchildren, Pete McBride, Wade McBride, Jr., Russell McBride, Samantha Andrada and Joshua Bennett; and eight great-grandchildren. "Funeral services will be conducted at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, December 14, 2010 at the Rowland H. Bailey Funeral Chapel of the Bailey-Kirk Funeral Home in Princeton with the Rev. Ron Thomure officiating. Interment will follow at Roselawn Memorial Gardens in Princeton. ..."