Selected Families and Individuals

Notes


Nealy Osborne

1. 1930 Census, Logan Co, WV; Triadelphia District; Lorado; taken on 3 Apr 1930; Page 97A; Image
27 of 38; Family #127/127.
Listed as nealy Elswick; age 23; born in WV; married at 19; in household of husband, Theodore
Elswick.
2. Social Security Death Index; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Nealy O. Elswick; born on 3 Mar 1907; died on 8 Sep 1995; living at Kopperston, Wyoming Co, WV
at death; SS# 232-96-9608; card issued in WV in 1973.


Frank Osborne

1. 1930 Census, Logan Co, WV; Triadelphia District; Lorado; taken on 3 Apr 1930; Page 97A; Image
27 of 38; Family #127/127.
Listed as Frank Osborn; age 4 yrs, 11 mons; born in WV; in household of step-father, Theodore
Elswick.
2. Social Security Death Index; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Frank Osborne; born on 26 Apr 1925; died on 12 Dec 1995; living at Oceana, Wyoming Co, WV at
death; SS # 233-36-1755; card issued in WV before 1951.


Cyrus W. Elswick

1. 1930 Census, Logan Co, WV; Triadelphia District; Lorado; taken on 3 Apr 1930; Page 97A; Image
27 of 38; Family #127/127.
Listed as Siras Elswick; age 2 yrs, 2 mons; born in WV; in household of father, Theodore Elswick.
2. "The Register Herald"; Beckley, WV; Saturday, 21 Jan 2006; Newspaper Obit.
"KOPPERSTON ? Cyrus W. Elswick departed this life Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2006, in a Beckley hospital at the age of 78 years, five months and 20 days, following a short illness. Born July 29, 1927, at Lorado, he was the son of the late Theodore and Nealy Osborne Elswick. "Mr. Elswick was a U.S. Army veteran, having served in Japan and Germany, and a coal miner for Eastern Associated Coal at Kopperston. "In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a son, Rickey Elswick; and three brothers, Eugene Elswick, James ?Pug? Elswick and Frank Osborne. Those left to cherish his memory are his wife, Dorothy Mae Brown Elswick; three sisters, Dovie Rollins and her husband, Charles, of Oceana, Corine Blankenship of Kopperston and Dorothy Gayhart of Beckley; two brothers, Bobby Elswick and his wife, Mary Ann, of Milton and Ralph Elswick and his wife, Verna, of Huntington; a dear sister-in-law, Hazel Elswick of Kopperston; several nieces and nephews; and a host of friends. "A celebration of Cyrus? life was 1 p.m. Friday at Adam Toler Memorial Chapel, Oceana, with the Rev. Jackie Grimmett officiating. Burial followed in Palm Memorial Gardens, Matheny..."


Allen Blankenship

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1951); Page 42; WV Archives Web Site.
Allen Blankenship; age 23; born at Layland, WV; single; living at Kopperston, WV; married on 25 Oct
1951 at Welch, WV; Corrine Elswick; age 21; born at Lorado, Logan Co, WV; single; living at
Coalwood, WV.


Corine Elswick

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1951); Page 42; WV Archives Web Site.
Allen Blankenship; age 23; born at Layland, WV; single; living at Kopperston, WV; married on 25
Oct 1951 at Welch, WV; Corrine Elswick; age 21; born at Lorado, Logan Co, WV; single; living at
Coalwood, WV.
2. The Register Herald"; Beckley, WV; 15 Nov 2012; Newspaper Obit.
"KOPPERSTON — Corine Elswick Blankenship, 77, of Kopperston, passed away on Saturday, November 10, 2012, at Kate B. Reynolds Hospice House, Winston–Salem, N.C. She was born November 29, 1934, in Lorado, W.Va., a daughter of the late Theodore “Pop” and Nealy “Mom” Elswick.

"Corine was a faithful member of the Oceana Freewill Baptist Church, loving mother and friend.

"In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband Allen Murphy Blankenship, four brothers Eugene Elswick, James “Pug” Elswick, Frank Osborne and Cyrus Elswick and a sister Dovie Rollins.

"Survivors include two sons Allen Junior(Gina) Blankenship of Elkton, Md., and James Edward (Cindy) Blankenship of Asheville, N.C.; three daughters, Janet Lynn Blankenship of Colonial Heights, Va., Treasa Blankenship (David) Cook of Kernersville, N.C., and Stephanie Sue (Robert) Walls of Oceana; six grandchildren, Roy Allen Blankenship of Elkton, Md., Brian James Blankenship of Elkton, Md., James Allen Blankenship of Asheville, N.C., Amanda Corine Bruce of Laurens, S.C., Sandra Michelle Murphy of Colonial Heights, Va., and Laura Gabrielle Cook of Kernersville, N.C.; four great grandchildren, Roy Junior Blankenship, Nathan Blankenship, Nicholas Blankenship, and Alanna Blankenship; two brothers, Bobby (Mary Ann) Elswick, and Ralph (Verna) Elswick; a sister, Dorothy Gayhart; and a host of other loving family and friends.

"Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. on Friday, November 16, 2012, in the Oceana Freewill Baptist Church, with Pastor Jackie Grimmett officiating. She will be laid to rest in Palm Memorial Gardens, Matheny..."


Dilly Gayhart

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1965); Page 128; WV Archives Web Site.
Dilly Gayhart; age 26; born on 10 Feb 1939 at Gordon, WV; single; living at Hatcher, WV; son of
Chester and Nettie (Gunnoe) Gayhart; married on 17 Apr 1965 at Matheny, WV; Dorothy Morgan
Elswick; age 25; born on 15 May 1939 in Logan Co, WV; divorced; living at Hatcher, WV; daughter
of Theodore and Neely (Osborne) Elswick.


Dorothy R. Elswick

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1958); Page 375; WV Archives Web Site.
Walter Morgan, Jr; age 36; born at Davy, WV; single; living at Hatcher, WV; son of Walter and Annie
Morgan, Sr; married on 28 Jul 1958 at Hatcher, WV; Dorothy Elswick; age 19; born at Lorado, Logan
Co, WV; single; living at Kopperston, WV; daughter of Theodore and Nealy Elswick.
2. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1965); Page 128; WV Archives Web Site.
Dilly Gayhart; age 26; born on 10 Feb 1939 at Gordon, WV; single; living at Hatcher, WV; son of
Chester and Nettie (Gunnoe) Gayhart; married on 17 Apr 1965 at Matheny, WV; Dorothy Morgan
Elswick; age 25; born on 15 May 1939 in Logan Co, WV; divorced; living at Hatcher, WV; daughter
of Theodore and Neely (Osborne) Elswick.


Walter Morgan Jr

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1958); Page 375; WV Archives Web Site.
Walter Morgan, Jr; age 36; born at Davy, WV; single; living at Hatcher, WV; son of Walter and Annie
Morgan, Sr; married on 28 Jul 1958 at Hatcher, WV; Dorothy Elswick; age 19; born at Lorado, Logan
Co, WV; single; living at Kopperston, WV; daughter of Theodore and Nealy Elswick.


Dorothy R. Elswick

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1958); Page 375; WV Archives Web Site.
Walter Morgan, Jr; age 36; born at Davy, WV; single; living at Hatcher, WV; son of Walter and Annie
Morgan, Sr; married on 28 Jul 1958 at Hatcher, WV; Dorothy Elswick; age 19; born at Lorado, Logan
Co, WV; single; living at Kopperston, WV; daughter of Theodore and Nealy Elswick.
2. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1965); Page 128; WV Archives Web Site.
Dilly Gayhart; age 26; born on 10 Feb 1939 at Gordon, WV; single; living at Hatcher, WV; son of
Chester and Nettie (Gunnoe) Gayhart; married on 17 Apr 1965 at Matheny, WV; Dorothy Morgan
Elswick; age 25; born on 15 May 1939 in Logan Co, WV; divorced; living at Hatcher, WV; daughter
of Theodore and Neely (Osborne) Elswick.


Walter Morgan Sr

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1916); Page 172; WV Archives Web Site.
Walter Morgan; age 19; born in Wyoming Co, WV; single; miner; living at Davy, WV; son of
W.D. and Lizzie; married on 22 Nov 1916 at Davy, WV; Annie Altizer; age 18; born in Wyoming
Co, WV; single; daughter of Ed and Armeldia.


Annie Altizer

1. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Baileysvelle District, taken on 15 Apr 1910;
Page 183A, Family #7.
Listed as Anna Altizer, age 9, born in WV, living in household of father, Edward Altizer.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1916); Page 172; WV Archives Web Site.
Walter Morgan; age 19; born in Wyoming Co, WV; single; miner; living at Davy, WV; son of
W.D. and Lizzie; married on 22 Nov 1916 at Davy, WV; Annie Altizer; age 18; born in Wyoming
Co, WV; single; daughter of Ed and Armeldia.


Arnett Wendall Ellison

1. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Center District, taken on 25 Apr 1910, Page 220A, Family #118.
Listed as Arnett W. Ellison, age 6, born in WV, in household of father, John K. Ellison.
2. 1920 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Barkers Ridge District; taken on 7 Feb 1920; Page 163A; Image
35 of 37; Family 368/370.
Listed as Arnet W. Ellison; age 16; born in WV; in household of father, John K. Ellison.
3. McDowell Co, WV Marriage Register; Book #____(1924); Page 169; WV Archives Web Site.
Arnett Ellison; age 21; born in Wyoming Co, WV; laborer; living at Monarc, McDowell Co, WV;
son of J.K. and Almira; married on 26 Dec 1924 at Welch, WV; Mabel Morgan; age 16; born in
Wyoming Co, WV; single; living in McDowell Co, WV; daughter of E.K. and Minta.
4. Wyoming Co, WV Marriage Register; Book #____(1932); Page 263; WV Archives Web Site.
Arnett Ellison; age 23; born in Wyoming Co, WV; living at Covel. WV; son of J.K. Ellison; married on
1 Nov 1932 at Mullens, WV; Delores C. Milam; age 18; born in Wyoming Co, WV; living at Herndon,
WV; daughter of P.A. Milam.
5. Raleigh Co, WV; Death Certificate #14047; WV Archives Web Site.
Arnette Wendall Ellison; age 38; born on 28 Oct 1903 at Keyrock, WV; married; husband of Dolores
Milam, age 25; coal miner; living at Stotesbury, WV; SS # 235-10-3586; son of J. Kennie and Ellmira
(Jewel) Ellison; died on 28 Oct 1941 in Beckley Hospital, Beckley, Raleigh Co, WV from uremia,
chronic nephritis; buried on 29 Oct 1941 in Lusk Cemetery, Bud, WV; informant, Delores Ellison,
Stotesbury, WV.


Delores Clifton Milam

1. 1920 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Barkers Ridge District; taken on 6 Feb 1920; Page 160B ; Image
30 of 37; Family #315/317.
Listed as Clifton Milam; age 5; born in WV; in household of father, Perry A. Milam.
2. Wyoming Co, WV Marriage Register; Book #____(1932); Page 263; WV Archives Web Site.
Arnett Ellison; age 23; born in Wyoming Co, WV; living at Covel. WV; son of J.K. Ellison; married on
1 Nov 1932 at Mullens, WV; Delores C. Milam; age 18; born in Wyoming Co, WV; living at Herndon,
WV; daughter of P.A. Milam.
3. Kanawha Co, WV; Marriage Registry; Vol #__(1945); Page 326; Line 793; WV Archives Web Site.
Clarence Otis Philpott; age 34; born in VA; single; living in Coal City, WV; married on 4 Jun 1945 at
Charleston, WV; Delores Clifton Ellison; age 28; born in Wyoming Co, WV; widow; living at Charleston,
WV.


Clarence Otis Philpot

1. Kanawha Co, WV; Marriage Registry; Vol #__(1945); Page 326; Line 793; WV Archives Web Site.
Clarence Otis Philpott; age 34; born in VA; single; living in Coal City, WV; married on 4 Jun 1945 at
Charleston, WV; Delores Clifton Ellison; age 28; born in Wyoming Co, WV; widow; living at Charleston,
WV.
2. Raleigh Co, WV; Death Registry; Vol #__(1967); Page 199; Line 39; WV Archives Web Site.
Clarence Otis Philpott; age 60; married; miner; died on 4 Nov 1967 at Beckley, WV from pneumonia.


Delores Clifton Milam

1. 1920 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Barkers Ridge District; taken on 6 Feb 1920; Page 160B ; Image
30 of 37; Family #315/317.
Listed as Clifton Milam; age 5; born in WV; in household of father, Perry A. Milam.
2. Wyoming Co, WV Marriage Register; Book #____(1932); Page 263; WV Archives Web Site.
Arnett Ellison; age 23; born in Wyoming Co, WV; living at Covel. WV; son of J.K. Ellison; married on
1 Nov 1932 at Mullens, WV; Delores C. Milam; age 18; born in Wyoming Co, WV; living at Herndon,
WV; daughter of P.A. Milam.
3. Kanawha Co, WV; Marriage Registry; Vol #__(1945); Page 326; Line 793; WV Archives Web Site.
Clarence Otis Philpott; age 34; born in VA; single; living in Coal City, WV; married on 4 Jun 1945 at
Charleston, WV; Delores Clifton Ellison; age 28; born in Wyoming Co, WV; widow; living at Charleston,
WV.