McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families and Individuals

Notes


William H."Bill" England Sr

1. Ancestry.com Web Site, GEDCOM File; submitted by Dan Betts, danbetts@home.com
Bill England, son of Lloyd and Margaret Riffe England; no birth date.
2. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Browns Creek District; Premier; taken on 31 Jan 1920, Page 197B,
Family #60/60.
Listed as William England, age 10, born in WV; in household of mother, Margaret Riffe England.
3. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Huff Creek District, taken on 24 Apr 1930, Page 182B, Family #137.
Listed as William England, age 20, born in WV, in household of mother, Margaret Riffe England.
4. Logan Co, WV; Marriage Registry; Vol #__(1931); Page __; Line 3; WV Archives Web Site.
William H. Wngland; age 22; born in WV; single; miner; living at Vivian, WV; son of Loyd and Margarett
England; married on 11 feb 1931 at Tam Cliff, WV; Eunice Lester; age 22; born in WV; single; living at
Vivian, WV; daughter of Arch and Bertie (Elswick) Lester.


Eunice Lester

1. 1920 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Huff Creek District, taken on 19/20 Jan 1920, Page 222B, Family #108.
Listed as Eunice Lester, age 12, born in WV, in household of father, Archibald B. Lester.
2. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Huff Creek District, Cub Creek Road, taken on 16 Apr 1930,
Page 180B, Family #101.
Listed as Eunice Lester, age 22, born in WV, widowed, in household of father, Archibald B. Lester.
3. "Wyoming County Heritage" WGS, "Archibald Bailey Lester" Article, page 131.
4. Logan Co, WV; Marriage Registry; Vol #__(1931); Page __; Line 3; WV Archives Web Site.
William H. Wngland; age 22; born in WV; single; miner; living at Vivian, WV; son of Loyd and Margarett
England; married on 11 feb 1931 at Tam Cliff, WV; Eunice Lester; age 22; born in WV; single; living at
Vivian, WV; daughter of Arch and Bertie (Elswick) Lester.


William H. "Woody" England Jr.

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1954); Page 232; WV Archives Web Site.
William H. England, Jr; age 23; born and living at Hanover, WV; single; son of W.H. and Eunice
Endland, Sr; married on 19 Aug 1954 at North Spring, WV; Elizabeth Ann Walls; age 20; born and
living at Simon, WV; single; daughter of Leslie L. and Eula Walls.
2. "The Register Herald"; Beckley, WV; Wednesday, 2 Mar 2011; Newspaper Obit.
"PINEVILLE — William “Woody” England Jr., 79, of Pineville, passed away Sunday, February 27, 2011, at Welch Community hospital following a sudden illness. "Born December 27, 1931, at Isaban, he was the son of the late William “Bill” England and Eunice Lester England. "Woody was a member of the Pineville Church of the Nazarene and served in the US Army during the Korean War. He also was a member of the Guyandotte Longbeards, Chapter of National Wild Turkey Federation, Baileysville Hall of Fame, former member of the Pineville Lions Club, was on the Board of Directors for the Castle Rock Bank of Pineville and was manager of American Finance. In 1977 he bought the Goode Oil Company and formed the Pineville Distributing and Pinnacle Kwik Stop and retired from Woody’s in 2005. "His most cherished moments were spent on Summers Farm in Buchannon teaching his boys to hunt and fishing on the New River with all the “River Rats”. He always enjoyed sitting under the shade tree at his garden with his garden buddies. We will never forget his funny true life stories of growing up. "In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his first wife, Elizabeth Ann Walls England. "Survivors include his wife, Betty Jenkins England of Pineville; his step-sons, Mike Johnson and wife, Heather of Pineville and Bo Cook and wife, Ashley of Cool Ridge; his daughter, Heather Cook of Pineville; two brothers, Charles England and wife, Greta of Grandview, and Jim England and wife, Rose of Bland, Va.; and a sister, Betty J. England of Beckley. "He was fondly known as Poppy to his grandchildren, Logan and Tucker Cook, Haley and Michael Heath Johnson and Casey Cook. He is also survived by several nieces and nephews. "A celebration of Woody’s life will be conducted at 1 p.m. Thursday afternoon at the Pineville Church of the Nazarene with Rev. Matthew Mitchell and Rev. Ronnie Lester officiating. Burial will follow in Palm Memorial Gardens, Matheny, with full military honors by the Wyoming County Honor Guard..."


Elizabeth Ann Walls

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1954); Page 232; WV Archives Web Site.
William H. England, Jr; age 23; born and living at Hanover, WV; single; son of W.H. and Eunice
Endland, Sr; married on 19 Aug 1954 at North Spring, WV; Elizabeth Ann Walls; age 20; born and
living at Simon, WV; single; daughter of Leslie L. and Eula Walls.


William H. "Woody" England Jr.

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1954); Page 232; WV Archives Web Site.
William H. England, Jr; age 23; born and living at Hanover, WV; single; son of W.H. and Eunice
Endland, Sr; married on 19 Aug 1954 at North Spring, WV; Elizabeth Ann Walls; age 20; born and
living at Simon, WV; single; daughter of Leslie L. and Eula Walls.
2. "The Register Herald"; Beckley, WV; Wednesday, 2 Mar 2011; Newspaper Obit.
"PINEVILLE — William “Woody” England Jr., 79, of Pineville, passed away Sunday, February 27, 2011, at Welch Community hospital following a sudden illness. "Born December 27, 1931, at Isaban, he was the son of the late William “Bill” England and Eunice Lester England. "Woody was a member of the Pineville Church of the Nazarene and served in the US Army during the Korean War. He also was a member of the Guyandotte Longbeards, Chapter of National Wild Turkey Federation, Baileysville Hall of Fame, former member of the Pineville Lions Club, was on the Board of Directors for the Castle Rock Bank of Pineville and was manager of American Finance. In 1977 he bought the Goode Oil Company and formed the Pineville Distributing and Pinnacle Kwik Stop and retired from Woody’s in 2005. "His most cherished moments were spent on Summers Farm in Buchannon teaching his boys to hunt and fishing on the New River with all the “River Rats”. He always enjoyed sitting under the shade tree at his garden with his garden buddies. We will never forget his funny true life stories of growing up. "In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his first wife, Elizabeth Ann Walls England. "Survivors include his wife, Betty Jenkins England of Pineville; his step-sons, Mike Johnson and wife, Heather of Pineville and Bo Cook and wife, Ashley of Cool Ridge; his daughter, Heather Cook of Pineville; two brothers, Charles England and wife, Greta of Grandview, and Jim England and wife, Rose of Bland, Va.; and a sister, Betty J. England of Beckley. "He was fondly known as Poppy to his grandchildren, Logan and Tucker Cook, Haley and Michael Heath Johnson and Casey Cook. He is also survived by several nieces and nephews. "A celebration of Woody’s life will be conducted at 1 p.m. Thursday afternoon at the Pineville Church of the Nazarene with Rev. Matthew Mitchell and Rev. Ronnie Lester officiating. Burial will follow in Palm Memorial Gardens, Matheny, with full military honors by the Wyoming County Honor Guard..."


Betty Faye Jenkins

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1967); Page 352; WV Archives Web Site.
Ralph Michael Johnson; age 18; born on 22 Oct 1949 at Birchton, WV; single; living at Mullensville,
WV; son of Ralph D. and Dora Edna (Goode) Johnson; married on 22 dec 1967 at Pineville, WV;
Betty Faye Jenkins; age 18; born on 1 Sep 1949 at Dille, WV; single; living at Pineville, WV; daughter
of Ray W. and Glenna (Cook) Jenkins.


Charles L. England

1. US Public Records Index, Vol 1; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Charles L. England; born on 23 Aug 1934; living at 520 SE 56th Ave, Ocala, FL 34480 in 1988-1994.


Greta J.

1. US Public Records Index, Vol 1; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Greta J. England; born on 5 Mar 1937; living at 520 SE 56th Ave, Ocala, FL 34480 in 1992-1996.


James "Jim" England

1. US Public Records Index, Vol 1; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Jim England; born on 30 Mar 1937; living at General Delivery, Gilbert, WV 25621 in 1993.


Rose E. Dotson

1. US Public Records Index, Vol 1; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Rose E. Dotson; aka Rose E. England; born on 12 Apr 1954; living at General Delivery, Gilbert, WV
25621.


Leslie L. Walls

1. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Clear Fork District, taken on 27/28 Apr 1910, Page 244A, Family #142.
Listed as Leslie Walls, age 3, born in WV, in household of father, Sherman L. Walls.
2. 1920 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Clear Fork District, taken on 7/8 Jan 1920, Page 205B, Family #38.
Listed as Lordie? L. Walls, age 12, born in WV, in household of father, Sherman L. Walls.
3. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Clear Fork District, taken on 10 Apr 1930, Page 168B, Family #78.
Listed as Leslie Walls, age 23, born in WV, in household of father, Sherman L. Walls.
4. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1931); Page 70; WV Archives Web Site.
Leslie L. Walls; age 23; born in Wyoming Co, WV; single; teacher; living at Simon, WV; son of S.L.
and Laura; was issued a license to marry on 12 Nov 1930; Eula M. Walton; age 22; born in
Pocahontas Co, WV; single; daughter of ____ and Laura (do not believe this was her mother's name);
return by minister G.C. Toler showed they were not married until 6 Jun 1931 at Clearfork, WV.


Eula M. Walton

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1931); Page 70; WV Archives Web Site.
Leslie L. Walls; age 23; born in Wyoming Co, WV; single; teacher; living at Simon, WV; son of S.L.
and Laura; was issued a license to marry on 12 Nov 1930; Eula M. Walton; age 22; born in
Pocahontas Co, WV; single; daughter of ____ and Laura (do not believe this was her mother's name);
return by minister G.C. Toler showed they were not married until 6 Jun 1931 at Clearfork, WV.


Ralph Michael Johnson

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1967); Page 352; WV Archives Web Site.
Ralph Michael Johnson; age 18; born on 22 Oct 1949 at Birchton, WV; single; living at Mullensville,
WV; son of Ralph D. and Dora Edna (Goode) Johnson; married on 22 dec 1967 at Pineville, WV;
Betty Faye Jenkins; age 18; born on 1 Sep 1949 at Dille, WV; single; living at Pineville, WV; daughter
of Ray W. and Glenna (Cook) Jenkins.


Betty Faye Jenkins

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1967); Page 352; WV Archives Web Site.
Ralph Michael Johnson; age 18; born on 22 Oct 1949 at Birchton, WV; single; living at Mullensville,
WV; son of Ralph D. and Dora Edna (Goode) Johnson; married on 22 dec 1967 at Pineville, WV;
Betty Faye Jenkins; age 18; born on 1 Sep 1949 at Dille, WV; single; living at Pineville, WV; daughter
of Ray W. and Glenna (Cook) Jenkins.


Ray W. Jenkins

1. Clay Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1938); Page 282; WV Archives Web Site.
Ray Jenkins; age 19; born in Clay Co, WV; living at Bomont, Clay Co, WV; married on 13 Aug 1938 at
Clendinning (sic, Clendenin), WV; Glennie Cook; age 20; born in Clay Co, WV; living at Odessa, Clay
Co, WV.


Glenna Cook

1. Clay Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1938); Page 282; WV Archives Web Site.
Ray Jenkins; age 19; born in Clay Co, WV; living at Bomont, Clay Co, WV; married on 13 Aug 1938 at
Clendinning (sic, Clendenin), WV; Glennie Cook; age 20; born in Clay Co, WV; living at Odessa, Clay
Co, WV.


Ward Clark

1. Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940; LDS Web Site.
Ward Clark; age 21; born abt 1881 in Franklin Co, VA; single; son of Ed and C. Clark; married on 28
Feb 1899 in Pulaski Co, VA; Ada M. Clark; age 18; born abt 1881 in Floyd Co, VA; single; daughter of
William and Lucy Clark.


Ada M. Clark

1. Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940; LDS Web Site.
Ward Clark; age 21; born abt 1881 in Franklin Co, VA; single; son of Ed and C. Clark; married on 28
Feb 1899 in Pulaski Co, VA; Ada M. Clark; age 18; born abt 1881 in Floyd Co, VA; single; daughter of
William and Lucy Clark.
2. Mercer Co, WV; Marriage Registry; Vol #__(1916); Page 35; Line 34; WV Archives Web Site.
Lee Palmer; age 23; born in Patrick Co, VA; living at Matoaka, WV; married on 18 Jul 1916 in Mercer
Co, WV; Ada Clark; age 23 (sic); born in Pulaski Co, VA; living at Matoaka, WV.


Randolph K. McCall

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1924); Page 140; WV Archives Web Site.
Randolph McCall; age 20; born in KY; living at Wyco, Wyoming Co, WV; son of Shade and Elizabeth
McCall; married on 19 Dec 1924 at Pineville, WV; Eva Clark; age 17; born in Grayson Co, VA; living
at Timberton (sic, Pemberton, Raleigh Co), WV; daughter of Ada Palmer and Ward Clark, "Clark is
dead".


Eva Lee Clark

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1924); Page 140; WV Archives Web Site.
Randolph McCall; age 20; born in KY; living at Wyco, Wyoming Co, WV; son of Shade and Elizabeth
McCall; married on 19 Dec 1924 at Pineville, WV; Eva Clark; age 17; born in Grayson Co, VA; living
at Timberton (sic, Pemberton, Raleigh Co), WV; daughter of Ada Palmer and Ward Clark, "Clark is
dead".