McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families and Individuals

Notes


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)*..."


Green Tiller

1. 1900 Census, Logan Co, WV, Triadelphia District, taken on 8 Jun 1900, Page 66A, Family #90.
Listed as Green Tiller, age 20, born in WV in Aug 1879, in household of father, Thomas K. Tiller.
2. Logan Co, WV; Marriage Registry; Vol #__(1902); Page 135; Line 38; WV Archives Web Site.
Green Tiller; age 22; born and living in Logan Co, WV; single; miner; son of T.K. and ____; married on
28 Aug 1902 in Logan Co, WV; Bertha Justice; age 16; born and living in Logan Co, WV; single;
daughter of C.C. and Damaris.


Bertha Justice

1. Logan Co, WV; Marriage Registry; Vol #__(1902); Page 135; Line 38; WV Archives Web Site.
Green Tiller; age 22; born and living in Logan Co, WV; single; miner; son of T.K. and ____; married on
28 Aug 1902 in Logan Co, WV; Bertha Justice; age 16; born and living in Logan Co, WV; single;
daughter of C.C. and Damaris.


Matt McCoy

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.


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)*..."


Leonard Robert "John" Acord

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1962); Page 356; WV Archives Web Site.
Leonard Robert Acord; age 21; born and living at Clearfork, WV; single; son of Jack and Mary Acord;
married on 25 May 1962 at Simon, WV; Gracie Ann Cook; age 17; born at Verner, WV; single; living
at Clearfork, WV; daughter of Melvin and Tressie Cook.
2. "The Register Herald"; Beckley, WV; Thursday, 2 Jun 2011; Newspaper Obit.
"LYNCO — Leonard “John” Acord Sr., 70, of Lynco, passed away Tuesday, May 31, 2011. "Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday June 4, 2011 in the Chapel of Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco, with Rev. William Cook officiating. Burial will follow in the Cook Cemetery, Lynco. "Friends may gather with the family from noon until time of service at the funeral home on Saturday..."


Gracie Ann Cook

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1962); Page 356; WV Archives Web Site.
Leonard Robert Acord; age 21; born and living at Clearfork, WV; single; son of Jack and Mary Acord;
married on 25 May 1962 at Simon, WV; Gracie Ann Cook; age 17; born at Verner, WV; single; living
at Clearfork, WV; daughter of Melvin and Tressie Cook.
2. "The Register Herald"; Beckley, WV; Tuesday, 28 Mar 2006; Newspaper Obit.
"LYNCO - Gracie Ann Acord, 60, went to be with the Lord on Sunday, March 26, 2006, at her home, after a short illness. "She was born April 29, 1945, at Verner, W.Va., a daughter of the late Melvin and Tressie Tiller Cook of Crouchs Farm. "She was a homemaker and a member of the Oceana Freewill Baptist Church. Her brother, Arnold Cook also preceded her in death. "Survivors include her loving husband of 44 years, John Acord; three sons, Leonard Acord Jr. of Millcreek, W.Va., Jackie Acord of Missouri, and Bill Acord and wife, Stacie of Lynco; a daughter, Aundie Acord at home; three grandchildren, Jonny, Dakota and Latasha Acord, all of Millcreek; three brothers, Paul Waytovich of Florida, Carl Cook of Brenton, and Russell Waytovich of Florida; four sisters, Josephine Spinks, Mary Felty and Martha Leal, all of Virginia, and Lorraine Cook of Oceana; a host of nieces and nephews, and many other loving family and friends. "Services will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Chapel of Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco, with the Rev. Jackie Grimmett officiating. Burial will follow in Cook Cemetery at Lynco..."


Andrea Acord

1. E-mail; 28 Feb 2017; Billy Joe Acord.
"This is Billy Joe Acord son of Leonard (John) Robert Acord sr. He was married to Gracie Ann Cook Acord and has two more sons: Leonard (Johnny)Robert Acord jr. and Jackie Ray Acord. Also had adopted daughter Andrea Acord. Billy Acord is married to Stacie Nicole Cook Acord and has two kids: Alivia Grace Acord and Logan Blake Acord. Leonard Acord jr. Has three kids: Johnny Acord, Cody Acord and Latosha Acord. Jackie Acord is married to Angela Acord and have twins boy and girl: Ethan Acord and Erin Acord of Missouri. Billy's family and Leonard Acord jr. family live in Wyoming county wv."


Billy Joe Acord

1. E-mail; 28 Feb 2017; Billy Joe Acord.
"This is Billy Joe Acord son of Leonard (John) Robert Acord sr. He was married to Gracie Ann Cook Acord and has two more sons: Leonard (Johnny)Robert Acord jr. and Jackie Ray Acord. Also had adopted daughter Andrea Acord. Billy Acord is married to Stacie Nicole Cook Acord and has two kids: Alivia Grace Acord and Logan Blake Acord. Leonard Acord jr. Has three kids: Johnny Acord, Cody Acord and Latosha Acord. Jackie Acord is married to Angela Acord and have twins boy and girl: Ethan Acord and Erin Acord of Missouri. Billy's family and Leonard Acord jr. family live in Wyoming county wv."


Stacie Nicole Cook

1. E-mail; 28 Feb 2017; Billy Joe Acord.
"This is Billy Joe Acord son of Leonard (John) Robert Acord sr. He was married to Gracie Ann Cook Acord and has two more sons: Leonard (Johnny)Robert Acord jr. and Jackie Ray Acord. Also had adopted daughter Andrea Acord. Billy Acord is married to Stacie Nicole Cook Acord and has two kids: Alivia Grace Acord and Logan Blake Acord. Leonard Acord jr. Has three kids: Johnny Acord, Cody Acord and Latosha Acord. Jackie Acord is married to Angela Acord and have twins boy and girl: Ethan Acord and Erin Acord of Missouri. Billy's family and Leonard Acord jr. family live in Wyoming county wv."


Alivia Grace Acord

1. E-mail; 28 Feb 2017; Billy Joe Acord.
"This is Billy Joe Acord son of Leonard (John) Robert Acord sr. He was married to Gracie Ann Cook Acord and has two more sons: Leonard (Johnny)Robert Acord jr. and Jackie Ray Acord. Also had adopted daughter Andrea Acord. Billy Acord is married to Stacie Nicole Cook Acord and has two kids: Alivia Grace Acord and Logan Blake Acord. Leonard Acord jr. Has three kids: Johnny Acord, Cody Acord and Latosha Acord. Jackie Acord is married to Angela Acord and have twins boy and girl: Ethan Acord and Erin Acord of Missouri. Billy's family and Leonard Acord jr. family live in Wyoming county wv."


Logan Blake Acord

1. E-mail; 28 Feb 2017; Billy Joe Acord.
"This is Billy Joe Acord son of Leonard (John) Robert Acord sr. He was married to Gracie Ann Cook Acord and has two more sons: Leonard (Johnny)Robert Acord jr. and Jackie Ray Acord. Also had adopted daughter Andrea Acord. Billy Acord is married to Stacie Nicole Cook Acord and has two kids: Alivia Grace Acord and Logan Blake Acord. Leonard Acord jr. Has three kids: Johnny Acord, Cody Acord and Latosha Acord. Jackie Acord is married to Angela Acord and have twins boy and girl: Ethan Acord and Erin Acord of Missouri. Billy's family and Leonard Acord jr. family live in Wyoming county wv."


Asa Elmer Justice

1. Boone Co, WV; Marriage Registry; Vol #__(1923); Page 114; Line 29; WV Archives Web Site.
Asa Justice; age 22; born in Boone Co, WV; single; living at McCorkle, WV; son of Jim Justice;
married on 21 Feb 1923 at McCorkle, WV; Elva Loftis; age 18; born in Lincoln Co, WV; single;
living at Eli, WV; daughter of Ira Loftis.
2. 1930 Census, Boone Co, WV; Pt. Peytona District; taken on 9 Apr 1930; Page 75A; Image 11 of
30; Family #103/103.
Listed as Asa Justice; age 28; born in WV; married at 21; slate loader in coal mine; head of
household.
3. 1940 Census, Boone Co, WV; Crook District; Gordon; E.D. 3-4; taken on 4 Apr 1940; Page 70B;
Image 6 of 22; Household #53.
Listed as Acey E. Justice; age 37; born in WV; married; 5th grade education; lived in same house
on 1 Apr 1935; coal miner; head of household.
4. Boone Co, WV; death Certificate #'59 013035; WV Archives Web Site.
Asa Elmer Justice; age 57; born 6 Apr 1902 in WV; married; salesman; living at Gordon, WV;
son of Jim and Paooly Jane (Dunlap) Justice; died 5 oct 1959 at Gordon, WV; from myocardial
infraction; buried 7 Oct 1959 in Sumerco Cemetery, Sumerco, WV; informant, Otis Justice, Godon,
WV.
5. FindAGrave.com; Midkiff Cemetery, Sumerco, Lincoln Co, WV; submitted by David Stacy 2 Sep
2008.
Asa E. Justice; born in 1902; died in 1959; buried here.


Elva M. Loftis

1. 1920 Census, Lincoln Co, WV; Washington District; Cobbs Creek Precinct; taken on 12/13 Jan
1920; Page 119B; Image 8 of 31; Family #76/76.
Listed as Elvie M. Loftis; age 15; born in WV; in household of father, William I. Loftis.
2. Boone Co, WV; Marriage Registry; Vol #__(1923); Page 114; Line 29; WV Archives Web Site.
Asa Justice; age 22; born in Boone Co, WV; single; living at McCorkle, WV; son of Jim Justice;
married on 21 Feb 1923 at McCorkle, WV; Elva Loftis; age 18; born in Lincoln Co, WV; single;
living at Eli, WV; daughter of Ira Loftis.
3. 1930 Census, Boone Co, WV; Pt. Peytona District; taken on 9 Apr 1930; Page 75A; Image 11 of
30; Family #103/103.
Listed as Elva Justice; age 24; born in WV; married at 18; in household of husband, Asa Justice.
4. 1940 Census, Boone Co, WV; Crook District; Gordon; E.D. 3-4; taken on 4 Apr 1940; Page 70B;
Image 6 of 22; Household #53.
Listed as Elva Justice; age 35; born in WV; married; 6th grade education; lived in same house
on 1 Apr 1935; in household of husband, Asa E. Justice.
5. FindAGrave.com; Midkiff Cemetery, Sumerco, Lincoln Co, WV; submitted by David Stacy 2 Sep
2008.
Elva Justice; born in 1904; died in 1983; buried here.


Okey Justice

1. 1930 Census, Boone Co, WV; Pt. Peytona District; taken on 9 Apr 1930; Page 75A; Image 11 of
30; Family #103/103.
Listed as Okey Justice; age 5; born in WV; in household of father, Asa Justice.
2. 1940 Census, Boone Co, WV; Crook District; Gordon; E.D. 3-4; taken on 4 Apr 1940; Page 70B;
Image 6 of 22; Household #53.
Listed as Okey Justice; age 16; born in WV; 6th grade education; not attending school; lived in
same house on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Asa E. Justice.


Otis Justice

1. 1930 Census, Boone Co, WV; Pt. Peytona District; taken on 9 Apr 1930; Page 75A; Image 11 of
30; Family #103/103.
Listed as Otis Justice; age 4 yrs, 2 mons; born in WV; in household of father, Asa Justice.
2. 1940 Census, Boone Co, WV; Crook District; Gordon; E.D. 3-4; taken on 4 Apr 1940; Page 70B;
Image 6 of 22; Household #53.
Listed as Otis Justice; age 15; born in WV; 4th grade education; attending school; lived in
same house on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Asa E. Justice.


Harley Justice

1. 1930 Census, Boone Co, WV; Pt. Peytona District; taken on 9 Apr 1930; Page 75A; Image 11 of
30; Family #103/103.
Listed as Harley Justice; age 2 yrs, 6 mons; born in WV; in household of father, Asa Justice.
2. 1940 Census, Boone Co, WV; Crook District; Gordon; E.D. 3-4; taken on 4 Apr 1940; Page 70B;
Image 6 of 22; Household #53.
Listed as Harley Justice; age 12; born in WV; 3rd grade education; attending school; lived in
same house on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Asa E. Justice.


Daniel Justice

1. 1930 Census, Boone Co, WV; Pt. Peytona District; taken on 9 Apr 1930; Page 75A; Image 11 of
30; Family #103/103.
Listed as Darsel Justice; age 10 mons; born in WV; in household of father, Asa Justice.
2. 1940 Census, Boone Co, WV; Crook District; Gordon; E.D. 3-4; taken on 4 Apr 1940; Page 70B;
Image 6 of 22; Household #53.
Listed as Danil Justice; age 10; born in WV; 1st grade education; attending school; lived in
same house on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Asa E. Justice.


Christina Justice

1. 1940 Census, Boone Co, WV; Crook District; Gordon; E.D. 3-4; taken on 4 Apr 1940; Page 70B;
Image 6 of 22; Household #53.
Listed as Christina Justice; age 5; born in WV; no educationl; lived in same house on 1 Apr 1935;
in household of father, Asa E. Justice.


Willadine Justice

1. 1940 Census, Boone Co, WV; Crook District; Gordon; E.D. 3-4; taken on 4 Apr 1940; Page 70B;
Image 6 of 22; Household #53.
Listed as Willadine Justice; age 7 mons; born in WV; in household of father, Asa E. Justice.