McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families and Individuals

Notes


Harvey J. Malott

1. 1920 census, Wyoming Co, WV; Clearfork District; taken on 2/3 Jan 1920; Page 204A; Image 1 of 23;
Family #7/7.
Listed as Harvey J. Mealotte; age 45; born in OH; divorced; lodger; farm laborer; in household of
Charley Walker.
2. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1925); Page 152: WV Archives Web Site.
Harvey J. Mellott; age 48; born in Mansfield, OH; living at Uno, WV; married on 10 Jan 1925 at
residence of minster W.A. Toler; Mary Trent; age 44; born in McDowell Co, WV; living at Uno, WV.
3. Wyoming Co, WV Web Site; Cemeteries, Palm Memorial Gardens, Matheney; "The RoseGarden"
Harvey Malott; no dates; buried here; grave moved from cemetery #46, grave #52 when R.D. Bailey
Lake and Dam was built in 1970's.


Mary B. Trent

1. 1880 Census, McDowell Co, WV, compiled by William A. Marsh, Vol 9, page 805.
Sandy River Township, page 015.
Listed as Mary Trent, age 1 month, in household of father, Alexander Trent, Jr.
2. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
Baileysville District, Family #58.
Listed as Mary B. Trent, age 19, born in 1881, in household of father, Alexander Trent.
3. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Clear Fork District, taken on 27/28 Apr 1910, Page 244A,
Family #143.
Listed as Mary B. Trent, age 29, born in WV, divorced, 2 children, 1 living, in household of father,
Alexander Trent.
4. 1920 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Clear Fork District, taken on 7/8 Jan 1920, Page 206A, Family #41.
Listed as Mary B. Trent, age 38, born in WV, divorced, head of household.
5. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage records; Vol #__(1925); Page 152: WV Archives Web Site.
Harvey J. Mellott; age 48; born in Mansfield, OH; living at Uno, WV; married on 10 Jan 1925 at
residence of minster W.A. Toler; Mary Trent; age 44; born in McDowell Co, WV; living at Uno, WV.
6. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Clear Fork District, taken on 8 Apr 1930, Page 167B, Family #61.
Listed as Mary Trent, age 49, born in WV, married at 21, farmer, head of household.
7. Wyoming Co, WV Web Site; Cemeteries, Palm Memorial Gardens, Matheney; "The RoseGarden"
Mary Malott; no dates; buried here; grave moved from cemetery #46, grave #53 when R.D. Bailey Lake
and Dam was built in 1970's.


Millard "Jack" Justice

1. Logan Co, WV; Marriage Registery; Vol #__(1908); Page 67; Line 21; WV Archives Web Site.
Millard Justice; age 24; born and living in Logan Co, WV; single; farmer; son of M. and E. (Browning)
Justice; married on 29 Jun 1908 in Logan Co, WV; V.E. Browning; age 18; born in Ben???; single;
living in Logan Co, WV; daughter of R.C. and Martha (Vance) Browning.
2. 1910 Census, Logan Co, WV; Triadelphia District; taken on 2 May 1910; Page 158B; Image 24 of 26;
Family #183/200.
Listed as Millard Justice; age 26; born in WV; married 2 yrs; farmer; head of household.
3. Logan Co, WV; WW I Draft Registration Card #5214; Logan, WV Draft Board; 12 Sep 1918;
Ancestry.com Web Site.
Millard Justice; age 35; born on 19 Sep 1883; living at Lyburn, Logan Co, WV; miner for Rich Creek
Coal Co, Lyburn, WV; nearest relative, Mrs. Jennie Justice; Lyburn, WV; tall with slender build; blue
eyes and black hair; "two fingers on right hand".
4. 1920 Census, Logan Co, WV; Logan District; taken on 29Jan 1920; Page 208A; Image 35 of 49;
Family #349/349.
Listed as Milard Justice; age 36; born in WV; married; coal miner; head of household.
5. Mingo Co, WV; Stafford District; Cline Precinct; taken on 26 Apr 1930; Page 156B: Image 18 of 20;
Family #301/302.
Listed as Millard Justice; age 46; born in WV; married at 25; saw mill contractor; head of household.
6. Mingo Co, WV; WW II Draft Registration Card #U-908; 27 Apr 1942; Matewan, WV Draft Board;
Ancestry.com Web Site.
Millard Jack Justice; age 58; born at Christian, Logan Co, WV; living at Varney, Mingo Co, WV;
employed by J.P. Westooth and Son of Williamson, WV at Varney, WV; person who will always know
address, Mr. Virginia E. Justice, Gilbert, WV; 6' 1" tall; 165 lbs; blue eyes and gray hair; light
complexion.
7. Social Security Death Index; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Millard Justice; born on 19 Sep 1883; died in Nov 1973; living at Delbarton, Mingo Co, WV at death;
SS#233-20-9150; card issued in WV before 1951.


Virginia E. Browning

1. Logan Co, WV; Marriage Registery; Vol #__(1908); Page 67; Line 21; WV Archives Web Site.
Millard Justice; age 24; born and living in Logan Co, WV; single; farmer; son of M. and E. (Browning)
Justice; married on 29 Jun 1908 in Logan Co, WV; V.E. Browning; age 18; born in Ben???; single;
living in Logan Co, WV; daughter of R.C. and Martha (Vance) Browning.
2. 1910 Census, Logan Co, WV; Triadelphia District; taken on 2 May 1910; Page 158B; Image 24 of 26;
Family #183/200.
Listed as Janie Justice; age 19; born in WV; married 2 yrs; 2 children, both living; in household of
husband, Millard Justice.
3. 1920 Census, Logan Co, WV; Logan District; taken on 29Jan 1920; Page 208A; Image 35 of 49;
Family #349/349.
Listed as Jenie Justice; age 29; born in WV; married; in household of husband, Millard Justice.
4. Mingo Co, WV; Stafford District; Cline Precinct; taken on 26 Apr 1930; Page 156B: Image 18 of 20;
Family #301/302.
Listed as Virginia Justice; age 39; born in WV; married at 18; in household of husband, Millard
Justice.


Morris Justice

1. 1920 Census, Logan Co, WV; Logan District; taken on 29Jan 1920; Page 208A; Image 35 of 49;
Family #349/349.
Listed as Morris Justice; age 9; born in WV; in household of father, Millard Justice.
2. Mingo Co, WV; Stafford District; Cline Precinct; taken on 26 Apr 1930; Page 156B: Image 18 of 20;
Family #301/302.
Listed as Morris Justice; age 20; born in WV; auto mechanic; in household of father, Millard
Justice.


Bessie Justice

1. 1920 Census, Logan Co, WV; Logan District; taken on 29Jan 1920; Page 208A; Image 35 of 49;
Family #349/349.
Listed as Bessie Justice; age 8; born in WV; in household of father, Millard Justice.
2. Mingo Co, WV; Stafford District; Cline Precinct; taken on 26 Apr 1930; Page 156B: Image 18 of 20;
Family #301/302.
Listed as Bessie Justice; age 18; born in WV; in household of father, Millard Justice.


Eunice Justice

1. 1920 Census, Logan Co, WV; Logan District; taken on 29Jan 1920; Page 208A; Image 35 of 49;
Family #349/349.
Listed as Eunice Justice; age 5; born in WV; in household of father, Millard Justice.
2. Mingo Co, WV; Stafford District; Cline Precinct; taken on 26 Apr 1930; Page 156B: Image 18 of 20;
Family #301/302.
Listed as Eunice Justice; age 16; born in WV; in household of father, Millard Justice.


Woodrow Justice

1. 1920 Census, Logan Co, WV; Logan District; taken on 29Jan 1920; Page 208A; Image 35 of 49;
Family #349/349.
Listed as Woodrow Justice; age 4; born in WV; in household of father, Millard Justice.
2. Mingo Co, WV; Stafford District; Cline Precinct; taken on 26 Apr 1930; Page 156B: Image 18 of 20;
Family #301/302.
Listed as Woodrow Justice; age 14; born in WV; in household of father, Millard Justice.


Clifford Justice

1. 1920 Census, Logan Co, WV; Logan District; taken on 29Jan 1920; Page 208A; Image 35 of 49;
Family #349/349.
Listed as Clifford Justice; age 1 yr, 11 mons; born in WV; in household of father, Millard Justice.
2. Mingo Co, WV; Stafford District; Cline Precinct; taken on 26 Apr 1930; Page 156B: Image 18 of 20;
Family #301/302.
Listed as Clifford Justice; age 12; born in WV; in household of father, Millard Justice.


Leland Justice

1. Mingo Co, WV; Stafford District; Cline Precinct; taken on 26 Apr 1930; Page 156B: Image 18 of 20;
Family #301/302.
Listed as Leland Justice; age 10; born in WV; in household of father, Millard Justice.


Ester Justice

1. Mingo Co, WV; Stafford District; Cline Precinct; taken on 26 Apr 1930; Page 156B: Image 18 of 20;
Family #301/302.
Listed as Ester Justice; age 9; born in WV; in household of father, Millard Justice.


James Edwin Trent

1. US WW II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946: Ancestry.com Web Site.
James E. Trent; born in 1920 in Logan Co, WV; enlisted on 7 Dec 1942 at Huntington, WV; Private;
miner; height 68"; weight 132 lbs; married.
2. "WW II Young American Patriots, 1941-1945"; Logan Co; Page 663; Ancestry.com Web Site.
James Edwin Trent; born on 9 Feb 1920; S/Sgt, US Army; entered service 14 Dec 1942; served at
Camp McCain, MS; England, France, Germany; awarded four Battle Stars, Combat Inf Badge;
attended Logan H S; S. Baptist; son of M/M Sampason Trent, Box 477, Slagle, WV; husband of Mrs.
Hazel Adkins Trent, Accoville, WV.
3. Logan Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1955); Page 383; WV Archives Web Site.
James E. Trent; age 35; born in Kistler, WV; divorced; living at Slagle, WV; son of Sampson and Allie
(Toler) Trent; married on 31 Oct 1055 at Henlawson, WV; Erma Jean Collins; age 23; born in OH;
divorced; living at Slagle, WV; daughter of Isaac and Rosie Gertrude (Ball) Collins.
4. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007: Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: James Edwin Trent
[James E Trent]
Gender: Male
Race: White
Birth Date: 9 Feb 1920
Birth Place: Kistler Loga, West Virginia
Death Date: 24 Aug 1995
Father: Sampson Trent
Mother: Allie F Toler
SSN: 236055010
Notes: Nov 1936: Name listed as JAMES EDWIN TRENT;
12 Sep 1995: Name listed as JAMES E TRENT"
5. Social Security Death Index; Ancestry.com Web Site.
James E. Trent; born on 9 Feb 1920; died on 24 Aug 1995; Living at Oceana, Wyoming Co, WV at
death; SS#236-05-5010; card issued in WV before 1951.
6. Wyoming Co, WV Web Site; Cemeteries, Palm Memorial Gardens, Matheney; "The RoseGarden"
James E. Trent; born on 9 Feb 1920; died on 24 Aug 1995; "S/Sgt US Army WW II; Purple Heart";
buried here.
7. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by Patty Greene; 9 Sep 2011.
" James Edwin Trent
Birth 9 Feb 1920
USA
Death 24 Aug 1995 (aged 75)
USA
Burial
Palm Memorial Gardens
Matheny, Wyoming County, West Virginia, USA
Plot Rose Garden"

Additional Information Posted:
"Son of Sampson S. Trent (1876-1967) & Alafair "Allie" Toler-Trent (1882-1953).

"Brother of Belva Trent (1902-Deceased), Aisie H. Trent (1904-Deceased), Widdie Trent (1906-Deceased), Kelly E. Trent (1908-Deceased), Grace Trent (1911-Deceased), Jesse Trent (1913-Deceased), and Ruth Trent (B. 1922).

"Married to Hazel Adkins-Trent. The marriage ended in divorce.

"Also married to Erma Jean Collins-Johnson-Trent (1930-2018) on October 31, 1955 in Logan County, WV (per WV Marriage License Register, Logan County, WV, 1955, Page 383, Application Date: October 27, 1955).

"James Edwin Trent attended Logan High School, Logan, Logan County, WV. He entered the U.S. Army on December 14, 1942. He served as a S.Sgt at Camp McCain, MS; England, France, Germany. He was awarded four Battle Stars, Combat Inf Badge, and Purple Heart for service in World War II."


Hazel Adkins

1. Russell Co, VA; Marriage License #75-044920; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Hughey A.B. Zirkle; age 50; born 28 Jul 1925 in Logan Co, WV; single; this was his 1st marriage;
6th grade education; living at Box 15, Accoville, Logan Co, WV; son of Aubry and Fonnie (Browning)
Zirkle; married on 20 Oct 1975 in Russell Co, VA; Hazel Marie Adkins, maiden name Adkins; age 51;
born 13 Feb 1924 in Boone Co, WV; divorced; this was her 2nd marriage; 5th grade education; living
at Box 15, Accoville, Logan Co, WV; daughter of Watt and Lena (Hager) Adkins.
2. Ohio, Death Records, 1908-1932, 1938-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Hazel M Zirkle
[Hazel M Adkins]
Birth Date: 13 Feb 1924
Birth Place: West Virginia, United States
Gender: Female
Race: White
Residence Place: Ashtabula, Ohio, United States
Residence Zip Code: 43110
Death Date: 10 Nov 2007
Death Time: 11:45 PM
Death Place: Ohio, USA
Certificate: 088573
Age at Death: 83
Registrar's Certificate Number: 093000
Certifier: Physician
Method of Disposition: Removal from state
Hospital Status: Decedent Home
Father's Surname: Adkins
Marital Status: Divorced
Industry of Decedent: Own Home
Occupation of Decedent: Homemaker"
3. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by Bonita Hager; 21 Feb 2008.
" Hazel Marie Adkins Zirkle
Birth 13 Feb 1924
Death 10 Nov 2007 (aged 83)
Burial
Forest Lawn Cemetery
Pecks Mill, Logan County, West Virginia"

Additional Information Posted:
"Hazel Marie Zirkle, 83, of Canal Winchester, OH, formerly of Accoville, WV, went to be with the Lord Saturday, November 10, 2007, from her home after a long illness. She was born February 13, 1924, at Cameo in Boone Co., WV, a daughter of the late Watt and Lena May Hager Adkins. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by one daughter, Shelia Mullins; one son, Larry Joe Zirkle; two sisters, Allie Jackson and Lucy Brickles; and four brothers, Watt Adkins, Jr., Roy Adkins, Raymond Adkins, and Glen Adkins. Hazel was a home maker and was of the Baptist faith. Surviving are two daughters, Tonnia Bragg of Accoville, WV and Sherry Mullins of Columbus, OH; one son, John Zirkle of Columbus, OH; two sisters, Madaline Neece and Kathleen Foster, both of Pomeroy, OH; 9 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be conducted at 1:00 p.m. Wednesday, November 14, 2007 at the Krantz-McNeely Funeral Home at Man, WV with Rev. Harry "Buddy" Hager officiating. Burial will follow in Forest Lawn Cemetery at Pecks Mill, WV. Friends may call from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday at the Krantz-McNeely Funeral Home at Man and one hour prior to services. Pall bearers will be Johnny Bragg, David Bragg, Robert Bragg, Joshua Goodman, Tommy Solomon, and Ralph Miller."


Jonce R. Trent

1. 1930 Census, Mingo Co, WV; Stafford District; Gilbert; taken on 12 Apr 1930; Page 145B;
Family #114.
Listed as Johnce Trent; age 2; born in WV; in household of father, Charles J. Trent.
2. "Morning Journal"; Lorain, OH; Sunday, 13 Nov 2005.
LORAIN -- Jonce R. Trent, 79, of Lorain, died Friday, Nov. 11, 2005, at home, following a lengthy illness.
He was born in Mingo County, W.Va., on Feb. 14, 1926, and moved to Lorain in the 1950s. He was employed as a crain switcher for U.S. Steel, retiring in 1980 after 30 years of service. He was a member of the United Steelworkers of America Local 1104. While living in West Virginia he had worked as a coal miner. He enjoyed fishing, camping, hunting and collecting model cars. He enjoyed playing baseball in his younger years. He was the neighborhood bike repair and parts supplier, providing both new and used bicycles and parts to area children. Survivors include his wife of 59 years, Hazel M. (nee Harvey) Trent; daughters Patricia M. Laughlin and Phyllis A. Armstrong, both of Lorain; sons James E. Trent, Jerry L. Trent and Jonce Ray Trent, all of Lorain; brother, Herbert Trent of McConnellsville; and eight grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his son, Charles R. Trent, in 2003; parents Charles and Meadie (nee Mounts) Trent; brothers Joe Trent, Bud Trent, Johnny Trent, Frank Trent and Arvin Trent; and sisters Jane Ramos, Pearl Trent and Evelyn Trent. Friends may call Monday, 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at Schwartz, Spence, Boyer & Cool Home For Funerals, 1124 W. 5th St., Lorain, where services will be Tuesday at 2 p.m. with the Rev. Matthew Darrin, pastor of the Christ United Methodist Church, officiating. Burial will be in Ridge Hill Memorial Park Cemetery, Amherst Township.


Jane Trent

1. 1920 Census, Mingo Co, WV; Stafford District; Gilbert; taken on 28 Jan 1920; Page 179B;
Family #224.
Listed as Jane Trent; age 5; born in WV; in household of father, Charles J. Trent.
2. 1930 Census, Mingo Co, WV; Stafford District; Gilbert; taken on 12 Apr 1930; Page 145B; Family #114.
Listed as Jane Trent; age 15; born in WV; in household of father, Charles J. Trent.


Wyatt William Belcher Sr

1. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Clear Fork District, taken on 4 Jun 1900, Page 246B, Family #47.
Listed as Wyatte Belcher, age 7, born in WV in Dec 1892, in household of father, John Belcher.
2. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Clear Fork District, taken on 21 Apr 1910, Page 238B, Family #55.
Listed as Wyatt Belcher, age 17, born in WV, in household of father, John W. Belcher.
3. 1920 Census, Logan Co, WV, Triadelphia District, taken on 24 Jan 1920, Page 222A, Family #338.
Listed as Wyat Belcher, age 24, born in WV, in household of father, John W. Belcher.
4. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1925); Page 189; WV Archives Web Site.
Wyatt Belcher; age 27; born in Wyoming Co, WV; living at Sunhill, WV; married on 28 Mar 1925 at the
Sunhill PO; Ollie Blankenship; age 25; born in Wyoming Co, WV; living at Sunhill, WV.
5. Wyoming Co, WV; WW II Draft Registration Card #U-2160; Mullens, WV Draft Board; 27 Apr 1942;
Ancestry.com Web Site.
Wyatt William Belcher; age 49; born on 14 Dec 1893 in Wyoming Co, WV; living at Clear Fork, WV;
person who will always know address, Ollie Belcher; Clear Fork, WV; 5' 5" tall; 130 lbs; brown eyes
and black hair; light complexion.
6. Wyoming Co, WV Web Site; Cemeteries, Palm Memorial Gardens, Matheney; "The Rose Garden"
Wyatt Belcher; no dates; buried here; grave moved from cemetery #46, grave #47 when R.D. Bailey
Lake and Dam was built in 1970's.


Ollie R. Blankenship

1. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Clear Fork District, taken on 12 Jun 1900, Page 250A, Family #98..
Listed as Ollie Blankenship, age 1, born in WV in Jan 1899, in household of father, John
Blankenship.
2. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Clear Fork District, taken on 27 Apr 1910, Page 240B, Family #84.
Listed as Ollie Blankenship, age 13, born in WV, in household of father, John H. Blankenship.
3. 1920 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Clear Fork District, taken on 29/30 Jan 1920, Page 213A, Family #151.
Listed as Ollie R. Blankenship, age 20, born in WV, in household of father, John H. Blankenship.
4. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1925); Page 189; WV Archives Web Site.
Wyatt Belcher; age 27; born in Wyoming Co, WV; living at Sunhill, WV; married on 28 Mar 1925 at the
Sunhill PO; Ollie Blankenship; age 25; born in Wyoming Co, WV; living at Sunhill, WV.
5. Wyoming Co, WV; Death Certificate #12707; WV Archives Web Site.
Ollie Belcher; age about 50; born in WV; married; spouse of Wyatt Belcher, age 53; daughter of
John and Sarah (Allen) Blankenship; died on 22 Aug 1945 at Simon, Wyoming Co, WV from a
"probable cerebral hemorrhage"; buried on 24 Aug 1945 in family cemetery, Simon, WV; informant,
Wyatt Belcher, Simon, WV.
6. Wyoming Co, WV Web Site; Cemeteries, Palm Memorial Gardens, Matheney; "The Rose Garden"
Ollie Belcher; born in 1903; died in 1946; buried here; grave moved from cemetery #46, grave #46
when R.D. Bailey Lake and Dam was built in 1970's.


Wyatt William Belcher Jr

1. Social Security Death Index; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Wyatt Belcher; born on 12 Mar 1926; died on 23 Apr 1993; living at Simon, Wyoming Co, WV at
death; SS# 244-32-7249; card issued in NC before 1951.
2. Wyoming Co, WV Web Site; Cemeteries, Palm Memorial Gardens, Matheney; "The Rose Garden"
Wyatt Belcher, Jr; born on 12 Mar 1926; died on 23 Apr 1993; "Dad" ; buried here;


James Frank Cook

1. US Public Records Index, Vol 2; Ancestry.com Web Site.
James F. Cook; born on 3 Jul 1949; living at 10 E th Ave, Bolt, WV 25817.
2. Social Security Death Index; Ancestry.com Web Site.
James F. Cook; born on 3 Jul 1949; died on 26 May 1995; living at Oak Hill, Fayette Co, WV at death;
SS# 232-80-4671; card issued in NC or WV in 1965.
3. Wyoming Co, WV Web Site; Cemeteries, Palm Memorial Gardens, Matheney; "The Rose Garden".
James Frank Cook; born on 3 Jul 1949; died on 26 May 1995; buried here.


Rita Mae

1. US Public Records Index, Vol 2; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Rita M. Cook; born on 26 Aug 1955; living at 10 E th Ave, Bolt, WV 25817.
2. Wyoming Co, WV Web Site; Cemeteries, Palm Memorial Gardens, Matheney; "The Rose Garden".
Rita Mae Cook; born on 26 Aug 1955; died ____(no date); head stone with husband. Since there is
no death date she may not be buried here.


Lawrence L. Smith

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1931); Page 82; WV Archives Web Site.
Lawrence L. Smith; age 18; born in VA; living at Bud, WV; son of Bill Smith; married on 24 Nov 1931
at Phillip Graham's, minister; Polly E. Shrewsbury; age 17; born in Wyoming Co, WV; living at Bud,
WV; daughter of R.L. Shrewsbury.


Polly E. Shrewsbury

1. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Barkers Ridge District, taken on 25 Apr 1930, Page 131B,
Family #417.
Listed as Polly E. Shrewsbury, age 15, born in WV, in household of father, Robert L. Shrewsbury.
2. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1931); Page 82; WV Archives Web Site.
Lawrence L. Smith; age 18; born in VA; living at Bud, WV; son of Bill Smith; married on 24 Nov 1931
at Phillip Graham's, minister; Polly E. Shrewsbury; age 17; born in Wyoming Co, WV; living at Bud,
WV; daughter of R.L. Shrewsbury.