McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families

Notes


Lee Palmer

1. 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; born in Pulaski Co, VA; living at Matoaka, WV.


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.


Shade Shelton McCall

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Death Certificate #8396; WV Archives Web Site.
Shade Shelton McCall; age 69; born 6 Oct__ at Honeywell, KY; widowed; coal miner; living
at Allen Junction, WV; son of Joseph and Elizabeth (Whitley) McCall; died 14 May 1949 at
Allen Junction, WV; from congestive heart failure; buried 17 May 1949 in Sunset Cemetery.


Elizabeth Worthington

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Death Certificate #15553; WV Archives Web Site.
Elizabeth McCall; age 61 yrs, 3 mons, 11 days; born in KY; married; wife of Shade McCall;
housewife; daughter of Rye and Laura (Arms) Worthington; died 30 Sep 1940 at Allen
Junction, Wyoming Co, WV; from carcinoma of uterus; buried 3 Oct 1940 in Beckley, WV.


Robert Joseph "Bobby" McCall

1. "The Register Herald"; Beckley, WV; Thursday, 3 Mar 2011; Newspaper Obit.
"Robert Joseph “Bobby” McCall, 82, died on February 24, 2011, at Charleston General Hospital. "Born on May 24, 1928, in Wyco, W.Va., he was the son of the late Eva and Randolph McCall of Allen Junction, W.Va. "Mr. McCall had a distinguished career in the U.S. Army with many awards and citations. He retired as a Sergeant after tours of duty in Japan, Korea, Okinawa, Germany and other regions in Europe. It was during his tour in Germany that he met his beloved Louise, the wife with whom he shared his life for 55 years. "After retiring from the Army, Bobby spent a short time as a barber while completing his bachelor’s degree at Bluefield State College. He also earned his master’s degree from the College of Graduate Studies. "Mr. McCall was employed as a science teacher, having retired from Raleigh County Schools in 1988 from Bradley Elementary School in Beckley, the school he loved so much. He followed the progress of his former students with pride and related many memories of his teaching experiences to friends and family. "He also kept in touch with his “army buddies” by attending reunions of WWII and Korean national gatherings. Bobby was a member of the Grand Masonic Lodge, Scottish Rites Lodge, and he was a member of the Retired Teachers Association and Veterans of Foreign Wars Association. "Bobby loved woodworking, reading, science lessons, and keeping up with his friends and family. He had a ready smile, a sharp wit and a legendary good nature. "Bobby was preceded in death by his parents, Eva and Ranny McCall and a brother-in-law, Hubert McKinney. "He is also survived by his wife, Louise McCall; a brother, William “Buddy” McCall and his wife, Freda; a sister, Imogene “Sissie” McKinney; nieces, Gerlinda Hruska of Chicago, Dreama Shumate of Mullens, Robin McNeely of Beckley, and Lynn Reed of Beckley and nephews, Ronnie McCall, Bo McCall of Allen Junction and Dennis Hruska of Chicago. He also had several great and great-great nieces and nephews. "Services will be 3 p.m. Sunday, March 6, 2011, at Blue Ridge Funeral Home, Beckley with WVSP Rev. Jimmy Mitchell officiating. Following the services Mr. McCall will be laid to rest at Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens, Beckley. Military Graveside Rites will be conducted by Oak Hill VFW Post No. 3110..."


William H."Buddy" McCall

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1947); Page 384; WV Archives Web Site.
William H. McCall; age 21; born and living at Allen Junction, WV; single; son of R.K. and Eva Lee
McCall; married on 10 May 1947 at Allen Junction, WV; Freda Hollins; age 17; born and living at
Allen Junction, WV; single; daughter of H.(sic, P.) M. and Eva Hollins.
2, Tankersley Funeral Home; Mullens, WV; Posted Obit.
"U.S. Veteran
"William Harrison “Buddy” McCall, 92, of Allen Junction, passed away on Wednesday, June 19, 2019 at the Bowers Hospice House, Beckley.

"Born August 27, 1926, he was the son of the late Randolph and Eva McCall.

"Buddy was a World War II Veteran serving in the U.S. Army and was stationed in Okinawa, Japan. He was an avid hunter and fisherman. Buddy was a coalminer, uranium, and iron ore miner.

"In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by his wife of 71 years, Frieda; one brother, Robert “Bobby” McCall; and twin daughters, Brenda Kay and Linda Fay.

"Those left to cherish his memory include his children, William Ronnie McCall and his wife, Sharon, Donna Lynn Reed and her husband, Tom, and Teddy “Bo” Shelton McCall; grandchildren, Tammy Griffey and her husband, Huburt, Cheryl Hendricks and her husband, Gary, William “Will” McCall and his wife, Heather, Michelle Jones and her husband, Phillip, and Scott Reed and his wife, Melissa; great grandchildren, Justin, MaKayla and Myranda Griffey, Brandon, Layla, Emily, and Lizzie Hendricks, Austin, Hailey, and Wyatt McCall, Jordan, Taylan, Preslie and Ashton Jones, Ava Reed, and Taylor and Emily Bennett; great great grandchildren; Brady Hendricks and Bentley and Isla Blevins.

"Services will be 12 Noon, Tuesday, June 24, 2019 at Tankersley Funeral Home Chapel, Mullens with Rev. Curtis England officiating. Burial will follow in Sunset Memorial Park, Beckley...."


Freda Hollins

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1947); Page 384; WV Archives Web Site.
William H. McCall; age 21; born and living at Allen Junction, WV; single; son of R.K. and Eva Lee
McCall; married on 10 May 1947 at Allen Junction, WV; Freda Hollins; age 17; born and living at
Allen Junction, WV; single; daughter of H. (sic, P) M. and Eva Hollins.


Hubert McKinney

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1947); Page 24; WV Archives Web Site.
Hubert McKinney; age 21; born and living at Rodell, WV; single; son of of W. J. and G. E. McKinney;
married on 30 Sep 1947 at Pineville, WV; Imogene McCall; age 18; born and living at Allen Junction,
WV; single; daughter of R.K. and Eva McCall.
2. Social Security Death Index; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Hubert McKinney; born on 29 May 1929; died on 13 Sep 2007; living at Corinne, Wyoming Co, WV
at death; SS #233-44-7557; card issued in WV before 1951.


Imogene "Sissy" McCall

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1947); Page 24; WV Archives Web Site.
Hubert McKinney; age 21; born and living at Rodell, WV; single; son of of W. J. and G. E. McKinney;
married on 30 Sep 1947 at Pineville, WV; Imogene McCall; age 18; born and living at Allen Junction,
WV; single; daughter of R.K. and Eva McCall.


Paris Monroe Hollins

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1918); Page 357; WV Archives Web Site.
Parris Hollins; age 20; born in Mercer Co, WV; living at Tralee, WV; son of Amos Hollins; married on
21 Dec 1918 at Tralee, WV; Eva Hubbard; age 19; born at____; living at Tralee, WV; daughter of
Everett Hubbard.
2. Wyoming Co, WV; Death Certificate #14349; WV Archives Web Site.
Paris Monroe Hollins; age 60; born on 24 Dec 1894 at Vivian, McDowell Co, WV; married; coal miner;
living at Pierpoint, WV; son of Amos and Maudine (Swim) Hollins; died on 28 Nov 1954 at Pierpoint,
WV from a coronary occlusion; buried on 30 Nov at Stillrun, WV; informant, Mrs. Eva Hollins, wife.


Eva Hubbard

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1918); Page 357; WV Archives Web Site.
Parris Hollins; age 20; born in Mercer Co, WV; living at Tralee, WV; son of Amos Hollins; married on
21 Dec 1918 at Tralee, WV; Eva Hubbard; age 19; born at____; living at Tralee, WV; daughter of
Everett Hubbard.


Angeline "Angie" Estep

1. 1880 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Complied by William A. Marsh, page 776.
Sandy River District, page 010.
Listed as Angie Estep, age 3 months, in household of father, Joseph Estep.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1899); Page 404; WV Archives Web Site.
Harvey Lester; age 21; born and living in in McDowell Co, WV; son of Tom and Nancy Lester;
married on 29 Jul 1899 in McDowell Co, WV; Angie Estep; age 19; born and living in McDowell Co,
WV; daughter of Joseph and Eliza.
3. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Sandy River District, Bradshaw, taken on 7 May 1910, Page 75B,
Image 22 of 28; Family #167/168.
Listed as Angeline Blankenship; age 30; born in WV; married twice; last time for 3 yrs; 5 children,
4 living; farm laborer; working out; head of household.
4. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1918); Page 185; WV Archives Web Site.
Howard Lester; age 25; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; farmer; living at Paynesville, WV; son of
Tom and Nancy Lester; married on 19 Apr 1918 at Welch, WV; Angie Blankenship; age 30; born in
______; divorced; daughter of Joseph and Eliza Estep.
5. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Sandy River District, Paynesville, taken on 11 Feb 1920, Page
231A, Image 9 of 16; Family #301/303.
Listed as Angie Lester; age 37; born in WV; married; in household of husband, Howard Lester.
6. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Sandy River District, taken on 9 Apr 1930, Page 204B, Image 8 of
43; Family #48/49.
Listed as Angeline Lester; age 59 (sic 50); born in WV; married at 31; in household of husband,
Howard Lester.


Oma Blankenship

1. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Sandy River District, Bradshaw, taken on 7 May 1910, Page 75B,
Image 22 of 28; Family #167/168.
Listed as Oma Blankenship; age 2; born in WV; in household of mother, Angeline (Estep) (Lester)
Blankenship.
2. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Sandy River District, Paynesville, taken on 11 Feb 1920, Page 231A,
Image 9 of 16; Family #301/303.
Listed as Oma Lester (sic, Blankenship); age 12; born in WV; in household of step-father, Howard
Lester.


Lloyd Blankenship

1. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Sandy River District, Paynesville, taken on 11 Feb 1920, Page 231A,
Image 9 of 16; Family #301/303.
Listed as Loyd Lester (sic?, Blankenship?); age 6; born in WV; in household of step-father, Howard
Lester.
2. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Sandy River District, taken on 9 Apr 1930, Page 204B, Image 8 of
43; Family #48/49.
Listed as Lloyd Lester (sic?, Blankenship?); age 17; born in WV; in household of step-father, Howard
Lester.


Cloyd Blankenship

1. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Sandy River District, Paynesville, taken on 11 Feb 1920, Page 231A,
Image 9 of 16; Family #301/303.
Listed as Cloyd Lester (sic?, Blankenship?); age 6; born in WV; in household of step-father, Howard
Lester.
2. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Sandy River District, taken on 9 Apr 1930, Page 204B, Image 8 of
43; Family #48/49.
Listed as Cloyd Lester (sic?, Blankenship?); age 17; born in WV; in household of step-father, Howard
Lester.


Harvey Blankenship

1. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Sandy River District, Paynesville, taken on 11 Feb 1920, Page 231A,
Image 9 of 16; Family #301/303.
Listed as Harvey Lester (sic?, Blankenship?); age 2 yrs, 7 mons; born in WV; in household of
step-father, Howard Lester.
2. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Sandy River District, taken on 9 Apr 1930, Page 204B, Image 8 of
43; Family #48/49.
Listed as Harvey Lester (sic? Blankenship?); age 23; born in WV; in household of step-father, Howard
Lester.


Howard Lester

1. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Sandy River District, Bradshaw, taken on 7 May 1910, Page 75B,
Image 22 of 28; Family #169/170.
Listed as Howard Lester, age 24, born in WV, in household of father, Thomas Lester.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1918); Page 185; WV Archives Web Site.
Howard Lester; age 25; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; farmer; living at Paynesville, WV; son of
Tom and Nancy Lester; married on 19 Apr 1918 at Welch, WV; Angie Blankenship; age 30; born in
______; divorced; daughter of Joseph and Eliza Estep.
3. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Sandy River District, Paynesville, taken on 11 Feb 1920, Page 231A,
Image 9 of 16; Family #301/303.
Listed as Howard Lester; age 33; born in WV; married; farmer; head of household.
4. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Sandy River District, taken on 9 Apr 1930, Page 204B, Image 8 of
43; Family #48/49
Listed as Howard Lester; age 55 (sic, 44); born in WV; married at 17; farmer; head of household.


Angeline "Angie" Estep

1. 1880 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Complied by William A. Marsh, page 776.
Sandy River District, page 010.
Listed as Angie Estep, age 3 months, in household of father, Joseph Estep.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1899); Page 404; WV Archives Web Site.
Harvey Lester; age 21; born and living in in McDowell Co, WV; son of Tom and Nancy Lester;
married on 29 Jul 1899 in McDowell Co, WV; Angie Estep; age 19; born and living in McDowell Co,
WV; daughter of Joseph and Eliza.
3. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Sandy River District, Bradshaw, taken on 7 May 1910, Page 75B,
Image 22 of 28; Family #167/168.
Listed as Angeline Blankenship; age 30; born in WV; married twice; last time for 3 yrs; 5 children,
4 living; farm laborer; working out; head of household.
4. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1918); Page 185; WV Archives Web Site.
Howard Lester; age 25; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; farmer; living at Paynesville, WV; son of
Tom and Nancy Lester; married on 19 Apr 1918 at Welch, WV; Angie Blankenship; age 30; born in
______; divorced; daughter of Joseph and Eliza Estep.
5. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Sandy River District, Paynesville, taken on 11 Feb 1920, Page
231A, Image 9 of 16; Family #301/303.
Listed as Angie Lester; age 37; born in WV; married; in household of husband, Howard Lester.
6. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Sandy River District, taken on 9 Apr 1930, Page 204B, Image 8 of
43; Family #48/49.
Listed as Angeline Lester; age 59 (sic 50); born in WV; married at 31; in household of husband,
Howard Lester.