McDowell and Wyoming Co WV Families and Individuals

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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. ..."


Carl J. Cook Sr

1. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
Oceana District, Family #243.
Listed as Carl J. Cook, age 4, in household of father, Joseph Cook.
2. 1910 Census, Logan Co, WV; Triadelphia District; taken on 25 Apr 1910; Page 155A; Image 17 of 26;
Family #134/146.
Listed as Carl J. Cook; age 15; born in WV; in household of father, Joseph L. Cook.
3. 1920 Census, Logan Co, WV; Tridelphia District; taken on 27 Jan 1920; Page 273B; Image 4 of 16;
Family #38/38.
Listed as Carl Cook; age 23; born in WV; in household of father, Joseph L. Cook.
4. Logan Co, WV; Marriage Registry; Vol #__(1920); Page 72; Line 30; WV Archives Web Site.
Carl Cook; age 24; born in Wyoming Co, WV; single; living at Mallory, WV; son of Joseph L. and Martha
(Miller) Cook; married on 20 Feb 1920 at Man, WV; Virgie Chatman; age 20; born in Wyoming Co, WV;
widow; living at Mallory; daughter of William and Mary E. (Cook) Brown.
5. 1930 Census; Logan Co, WV; Logan District; taken on 10 Apr 1930; Page 13A; Image 25 of 39;
Family #207/250.
Listed as Carl Cook; age 35; born in WV; married at 24; coal miner; head of household.
6. Social Security Death Index; LDS Web Site.
Carl Cook, Sr; born on 20 Apr 1896; died in Mar 1973; living in St. Petersburg, Pinellas Co, FL at
death.


Virgie Brown

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1912); Page 61; WV Archives Web Site.
Ed Chapman; age 22; born and living in Wyoming Co, WV; son of _____ and Myna Chapman; married
on 20 Jul 1912 "at the camps of T.S. Morgans"; Virgie Brown; age 17; born and living in Wyoming Co,
WV; daughter of C.L. and M.E. Brown.
2. Logan Co, WV; Marriage Registry; Vol #__(1920); Page 72; Line 30; WV Archives Web Site.
Carl Cook; age 24; born in Wyoming Co, WV; single; living at Mallory, WV; son of Joseph L. and Martha
(Miller) Cook; married on 20 Feb 1920 at Man, WV; Virgie Chatman; age 20; born in Wyoming Co, WV;
widow; living at Mallory; daughter of William and Mary E. (Cook) Brown.
3. 1930 Census; Logan Co, WV; Logan District; taken on 10 Apr 1930; Page 13A; Image 25 of 39;
Family #207/250.
Listed as Virgie Cook; age 35; born in WV; married at 17; inhousehold of husband, Carl J. Cook.
4. Social Security Death Index; LDS Web Site.
Virgie Cook; born on 11 Apr 1895; died on 22 Oct 1987; living in St. Petersburg, Pinellas Co, FL at
death.


Foster Cook

1. 1930 Census; Logan Co, WV; Logan District; taken on 10 Apr 1930; Page 13A; Image 25 of 39;
Family #207/250.
Listed as Foster Cook; age 9; born in WV; in household of father, Carl J. Cook.


Carl J. Cook Jr

1. 1930 Census; Logan Co, WV; Logan District; taken on 10 Apr 1930; Page 13A; Image 25 of 39;
Family #207/250.
Listed as Carl Cook. Jr; age 7; born in WV; in household of father, Carl J. Cook.


Drew Cook

1. 1930 Census; Logan Co, WV; Logan District; taken on 10 Apr 1930; Page 13A; Image 25 of 39;
Family #207/250.
Listed as Drew Cook.; age 5; born in WV; in household of father, Carl J. Cook.


Linly Cook

1. 1930 Census; Logan Co, WV; Logan District; taken on 10 Apr 1930; Page 13A; Image 25 of 39;
Family #207/250.
Listed as Linly Cook.; age 2 yrs, 4 mons; born in WV; in household of father, Carl J. Cook.


Edward Chapman

1. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Clear Fork District, taken on 29/30 Apr 1910, Page 247A, Family #188.
Listed as Edward Chapman, age 20, born in WV, in household of cousin, Albert Kenaday.
2. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1912); Page 61; WV Archives Web Site.
Ed Chapman; age 22; born and living in Wyoming Co, WV; son of _____ and Myna Chapman; married
on 20 Jul 1912 "at the camps of T.S. Morgans"; Virgie Brown; age 17; born and living in Wyoming Co,
WV; daughter of C.L. and M.E. Brown.


Virgie Brown

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1912); Page 61; WV Archives Web Site.
Ed Chapman; age 22; born and living in Wyoming Co, WV; son of _____ and Myna Chapman; married
on 20 Jul 1912 "at the camps of T.S. Morgans"; Virgie Brown; age 17; born and living in Wyoming Co,
WV; daughter of C.L. and M.E. Brown.
2. Logan Co, WV; Marriage Registry; Vol #__(1920); Page 72; Line 30; WV Archives Web Site.
Carl Cook; age 24; born in Wyoming Co, WV; single; living at Mallory, WV; son of Joseph L. and Martha
(Miller) Cook; married on 20 Feb 1920 at Man, WV; Virgie Chatman; age 20; born in Wyoming Co, WV;
widow; living at Mallory; daughter of William and Mary E. (Cook) Brown.
3. 1930 Census; Logan Co, WV; Logan District; taken on 10 Apr 1930; Page 13A; Image 25 of 39;
Family #207/250.
Listed as Virgie Cook; age 35; born in WV; married at 17; inhousehold of husband, Carl J. Cook.
4. Social Security Death Index; LDS Web Site.
Virgie Cook; born on 11 Apr 1895; died on 22 Oct 1987; living in St. Petersburg, Pinellas Co, FL at
death.


Renia Chapman

1. 1930 Census; Logan Co, WV; Logan District; taken on 10 Apr 1930; Page 13A; Image 25 of 39;
Family #207/250.
Listed as Renia Cook (sic, Chapman); age 15; born in WV; in household of step-father, Carl J. Cook.


Elizabeth Chapman

1. 1930 Census; Logan Co, WV; Logan District; taken on 10 Apr 1930; Page 13A; Image 25 of 39;
Family #207/250.
Listed as Elizabeth Cook (sic, Chapman); age 13; born in WV; in household of step-father, Carl J. Cook.


Junior Chapman

1. 1930 Census; Logan Co, WV; Logan District; taken on 10 Apr 1930; Page 13A; Image 25 of 39;
Family #207/250.
Listed as Junior Cook (sic, Chapman); age 10; born in WV; in household of step-father, Carl J. Cook.


Melvin Clarence Cook

1. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Slab Fork District, taken on 2 Jun 1900, Page 282A, Family #16
Listed as Melvin Cook, age 8, born in Nov 1891, in WV, in household of father, William Cooke.
2. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1911); Page 399; WV Archives Web Site.
Melvin Clarence Cook; age 20; born and living in Wyoming Co, WV; son of W.R. and V.E.; married on
22 Aug 1911 at the home of Franklin Sizemore; Belle Whitt; age 25; born in McDowell Co, WV; living
in Wyoming Co, WV; daughter of T. Whitt and ____.


Belle Whitt

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1911); Page 399; WV Archives Web Site.
Melvin Clarence Cook; age 20; born and living in Wyoming Co, WV; son of W.R. and V.E.; married on
22 Aug 1911 at the home of Franklin Sizemore; Belle Whitt; age 25; born in McDowell Co, WV; living
in Wyoming Co, WV; daughter of T. Whitt and ____.


Burton Cook

1. Boone Co, WV; Marriage Registry; Vol #__(1898); Page 41; WV Archives Web Site.
Burton Cook; age18; born and living in Boone Co, WV; single; married on 23 Jun 1898 in Boone Co,
WV; Malinda J. Richmond; age 17; born and living in Boone Co, WV; single; Ward Cokk performed the
marriage.
2. 1910 Census, Boone Co, WV; Crook District; taken on 23 Apr 1910; Page 151B; Image 10 of 30;
Family #87/89.
Listed as Burton Cook; age 31; born in WV; married once for 12 yrs; farmer; head of household.
3. 1920 Census, Boone Co, WV; Crook District; taken on 29/30 Jan 1920; Page 16A; Image 31 of 34;
Family #280/280.
Listed as Burton Cook; age 41; born in WV; married; farmer; head of household.


Malinda Jane Richmond

1. Boone Co, WV; Marriage Registry; Vol #__(1898); Page 41; WV Archives Web Site.
Burton Cook; age18; born and living in Boone Co, WV; single; married on 23 Jun 1898 in Boone Co,
WV; Malinda J. Richmond; age 17; born and living in Boone Co, WV; single; Ward Cokk performed the
marriage.
2. 1910 Census, Boone Co, WV; Crook District; taken on 23 Apr 1910; Page 151B; Image 10 of 30;
Family #87/89.
Listed as Malinda Cook; age 29; born in WV; married once for 12 yrs; 6 children, all living;
in household of husband, Burton Cook.
3. 1920 Census, Boone Co, WV; Crook District; taken on 29/30 Jan 1920; Page 16A; Image 31 of 34;
Family #280/280.
Listed as Malinda Cook; age 39; born in WV; married; in household of husband, Burton Cook.


Lessie Cook

1. 1910 Census, Boone Co, WV; Crook District; taken on 23 Apr 1910; Page 151B; Image 10 of 30;
Family #87/89.
Listed as Lessie Cook; age 11; born in WV; in household of father, Burton Cook.


Esther Cook

1. 1910 Census, Boone Co, WV; Crook District; taken on 23 Apr 1910; Page 151B; Image 10 of 30;
Family #87/89.
Listed as Esther Cook; age 10; born in WV; in household of father, Burton Cook.


Rosco Cook

1. 1910 Census, Boone Co, WV; Crook District; taken on 23 Apr 1910; Page 151B; Image 10 of 30;
Family #87/89.
Listed as Rosco Cook; age 8; born in WV; in household of father, Burton Cook.
2. 1920 Census, Boone Co, WV; Crook District; taken on 29/30 Jan 1920; Page 16A; Image 31 of 34;
Family #280/280.
Listed as Rosco Cook; age 17; born in WV; in household of father, Burton Cook.


Arvil Cook

1. 1910 Census, Boone Co, WV; Crook District; taken on 23 Apr 1910; Page 151B; Image 10 of 30;
Family #87/89.
Listed as Arvil Cook; age 5; born in WV; in household of father, Burton Cook.


Denna Cook

1. 1910 Census, Boone Co, WV; Crook District; taken on 23 Apr 1910; Page 151B; Image 10 of 30;
Family #87/89.
Listed as Denna Cook; age 2; born in WV; in household of father, Burton Cook.
2. 1920 Census, Boone Co, WV; Crook District; taken on 29/30 Jan 1920; Page 16A; Image 31 of 34;
Family #280/280.
Listed as Denna Cook; age 12; born in WV; in household of father, Burton Cook.


Virgil Cook

1. 1920 Census, Boone Co, WV; Crook District; taken on 29/30 Jan 1920; Page 16A; Image 31 of 34;
Family #280/280.
Listed as Virgil Cook; age 10; born in WV; in household of father, Burton Cook.


Arlie Cook

1. 1920 Census, Boone Co, WV; Crook District; taken on 29/30 Jan 1920; Page 16A; Image 31 of 34;
Family #280/280.
Listed as Arlie Cook; age 7; born in WV; in household of father, Burton Cook.


Anna Cook

1. 1920 Census, Boone Co, WV; Crook District; taken on 29/30 Jan 1920; Page 16A; Image 31 of 34;
Family #280/280.
Listed as Anna Cook; age 5 yrs, 2 mons; born in WV; in household of father, Burton Cook.


Vanna Cook

1. 1920 Census, Boone Co, WV; Crook District; taken on 29/30 Jan 1920; Page 16A; Image 31 of 34;
Family #280/280.
Listed as Vanna Cook; age 3; born in WV; in household of father, Burton Cook.


Montie Cook

1. 1920 Census, Boone Co, WV; Crook District; taken on 29/30 Jan 1920; Page 16A; Image 31 of 34;
Family #280/280.
Listed as Montie Cook; age 1 yr, 9 mons; born in WV; in household of father, Burton Cook.


Melvin Cook

1. 1910 Census, Boone Co, WV; Crook District; taken on 23 Apr 1910; Page 151B; Image 10 of 30;
Family #87/89.
Listed as Melvin Cook; age 7; born in WV; in household of father, Burton Cook.
2. 1920 Census, Boone Co, WV; Crook District; taken on 29/30 Jan 1920; Page 16A; Image 31 of 34;
Family #280/280.
Listed as Melvin Cook; age 15; born in WV; in household of father, Burton Cook.
3. Social Security Death Index; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Melvin Cook; born on 3 May 1902; died in Apr 1975; living at Clear Fork, Wyoming Co, WV at death.
4. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Palm Memorial Gardens, Matheny, Wyoming Co, WV; submitted by
Patty Greene; 5 Nov 2008; double grave marker photo added by Jim Cook.
Melvin Cook; born in 1901 (sic, 1903); died in 1975; buried here; double grave marker photo shown with wife
Tressie Tiller;
"Third husband of Tressie Tiller-McCoy-Waytovich-Cook-Atha (1909-1999).

"Family links:
Spouse:
Tressie Cook Tiller Atha (1909 - 1999)

"Children:
Mary F Cook Felty (1938 - 2007)*
William Carl Cook (1939 - 2016)*..."


Tressie Tiller

1. Logan Co, WV; Marriage Registry; Vol #__(1927); Page 126; Line 22; WV Archives Web Site.
Mat McCoy; age 25; born in KY; single; miner; living at Emmett, WV; son of George and Bell (Griffith)
McCoy; married on 16 May 1927 in Logan Co, WV; Tressie Tiller; age 18; born in Logan Co, WV;
single; living at verner, WV; daughter of Green and Bertha (Justice) Tiller.
2. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Palm Memorial Gardens, Matheny, Wyoming Co, WV; submitted by
Mariah Brazil; 21 Feb 2008; double grave marker photo added by Jim Cook.
Tressie Cook Tiller Atha; born 22 Dec 1909 in Christian, Logan Co, WV; died 23 Jan 1999 in Raleigh
Co, WV; buried here; double headstone photo shown with husband, Melvin Cook;
"Birth: Dec. 22, 1909
Christian
Logan County
West Virginia, USA
Death: Jan. 23, 1999
Raleigh County
West Virginia, USA

"Tressie was married four times. First to Matt McCoy, who died after being hit by a train. They had a son named French, who died in a fire at the age of five. Her second husband was Joseph Waytovich. They had two children, both of whom are still living (as of 2008). Joseph died in a mining accident. Then she married Melvin Cook, who died of a heart attack in 1975. They had nine children, only two of whom are still living. Next, she married Tom Atha, who died of "old age".

"Family links:
Spouse:
Melvin Cook (1901 - 1975)*

"Children:
Mary F Cook Felty (1938 - 2007)*
William Carl Cook (1939 - 2016)*..."