McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families and Individuals

Notes


McKinley Perry

1. 1910 Census, Mingo Co, WV, Stafford District, Gilbert Precinct, taken on 26 Apr 1910, Page 207A,
Image 11 of 22; Family #111.
Listed as McKinley Perry; age 16; born in WV; in household of father, Henderon T. Perry.
2. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1914); Page 268; WV Archives Web Site.
McKinley Perry; age 19; born in Mingo Co, WV; living at Justice, WV; son of H.T. and Margarette
Perry; married on 24 Jun 1914 at the house of Black Cook; Murley Blankenship; age 17; born in
Wyoming Co, WV; living at Justice, WV; daughter of Lane and Susan Blankenship.
3. 1920 Census, Mingo Co, WV; Stafford District; Gilbert; taken on 9/12 Jan 1920; Page 171B; Image 8
of 24; Family #70/70.
Listed as McKinley Perry; age 26; born in WV; married; farmer; head of household.
4. 1930 Census, Mingo Co, WV; Stafford District; Gilbert; taken on 15 Apr 1930; Page 147A; Image 17
of 19; Family #141/141.
Listed as McKinley Perry; age 35; born in WV; married at 19; farmer; head of household.
5. 1940 Census, Mingo Co, WV; Stafford District; E.D. 30-18; taken on 22/23 Apr 1940; Page 371B;
Image 16 of 24; Household #125.
Listed as McKinley Perry; age 45; born in WV; married; 8th grade education; lived in same house on
1 Apr 1935; retail automobile salesman; head of household.


Merlie B. Blankenship

1. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
Huffs Creek District, Family #142.
Listed as Merlie B. Blankenship, age 3, in household of father, Lane Blankenship.
2. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Huff Creek District, Page 258A, Family #146.
Listed as Marlie Blankenship, age 13, born in WV, in household of father, Lane Blankenship.
3. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1914); Page 268; WV Archives Web Site.
McKinley Perry; age 19; born in Mingo Co, WV; living at Justice, WV; son of H.T. and Margarette
Perry; married on 24 Jun 1914 at the house of Brock Cook; Murley Blankenship; age 17; born in
Wyoming Co, WV; living at Justice, WV; daughter of Lane and Susan Blankenship.
4. 1920 Census, Mingo Co, WV; Stafford District; Gilbert; taken on 9/12 Jan 1920; Page 171B;
Image 8 of 24; Family #70/70.
Listed as Murlie Perry; age 21; born in WV; married; in household of husband, McKinley Perry.
5. 1930 Census, Mingo Co, WV; Stafford District; Gilbert; taken on 15 Apr 1930; Page 147A; Image
17 of 19; Family #141/141.
Listed as Murlie Perry; age 33; born in WV; married at 17; in household of husband, McKinley Perry.
6. 1940 Census, Mingo Co, WV; Stafford District; E.D. 30-18; taken on 22/23 Apr 1940; Page 371B;
Image 16 of 24; Household #125.
Listed as Merille Perry; age 43; born in WV; married; 5th grade education; lived in same house on
1 Apr 1935; in household of husband, McKinley Perry.


Opal McKinley Perry

1. 1920 Census, Mingo Co, WV; Stafford District; Gilbert; taken on 9/12 Jan 1920; Page 171B;
Image 8 of 24; Family #70/70.
Listed as Wayne Perry; age 8 mons; born in WV; in household of father, McKinley Perry.
2. 1930 Census, Mingo Co, WV; Stafford District; Gilbert; taken on 15 Apr 1930; Page 147A; Image
17 of 19; Family #141/141.
Listed as Opal Perry; age 10; born in WV; in household of father, McKinley Perry.
3. 1940 Census, Mingo Co, WV; Stafford District; E.D. 30-18; taken on 22/23 Apr 1940; Page 371B;
Image 16 of 24; Household #125.
Listed as Opal Perry; age 20; born in WV; single; 8th grade education; lived in same house on
1 Apr 1935; truck driver for private business; in household of father, McKinley Perry.
4. Logan Co, WV; Marrioage Records; Vol #__(1942); Page 151; WV Archives Web Site.
Opal Perry; age 22; born and living at Justice, WV; single; son of McKinley and Murlie
(Blankenship) Perry; married on 22 Oct 1942 at Emmett, WV; Juanita Canterbury; age 20; born
at Omar, WV; single; living at Emmett, WV; daughter of Herbert and Sena (Peters) Canterbury.
5. Mounts Funeral Home; Gilbert, WV; Posted Obit.
"Opal McKinley Perry, 91 of Gilbert, departed this life on Wednesday, March 2nd, 2011, at Logan Regional Medical Center.
"Born on January 2, 1920 at Justice, he was the son of the late McKinley and Merlie Balnkenship Perry.
"In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his loving wife, Juanita Clara Canterbury Perry; two daughters: Sharon Perry and Infant Perry; one son, Kenny Shane Perry; one granddaughter, Amelia Maynor; one brother, Hoover Perry, two sisters: Hazel Lester and Elvie Fortner; and best friend, Zionel Walker.
"Opal was a loving husband, father, grandfather, great and great-great grandfather, brother, uncle, and friend. He was of the Baptist faith and was owner and operator of O M Perry Sand and Gravel Company and did construction and asphalting. He loved working and just being outside. He loved speinding time with his wonderful family and friends. He will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved him.
"Those left to love and cherish his memory and to mourn his passing include his four sons: Michael (Mitzi) Perry, Zane (Gail) Perry and Lane Perry, all of Gilbert and Gregory Perry of Verner; his three sisters: Macy Wallace of Justice, Nancy Riffe of North Spring, and Dolly Adkins of Huntington; his brother, Lyle (Cora) Perry of Statesville NC; his three grandsons: Michael Browning, Justin Townson, and Josh Allen; his nine granddaughters: Katrina Perry, Kristi Dotson, Tara Davis, Libby Christian, Kelly Sprague, France Cline, Nicole Townson, Crystal Townson, and Jonnah Browning; his ten great-grandsons: Dominic Cline, Buran Maynor, Tommy Queen, Zacary Airington, Kyle Perry, Eric Dotson, Logan Davis, Ethan Michael Price, Samuel Townson and Dawson Ball; his nine great-granddaughters: Angel Cline, Rebekah Sprague, Hannah Sprague, Brookie Mounts, Kayla May, Gracie Davis, Katelynn Townson, Dakota Ball, and Madisyn Cline; his great-great-grandchild, Camron Grace; and a host of other dear family and friends.
"Friends may gather with the family at the Mounts Funeral Home Chapel in Gilbert on Sunday, March 6th from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm.
"Funeral services will be held at 12:00 noon on Monday, March 7th at the Mounts Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Chris Turner and speaker Michael Perry officiating.
"Burial will follow in Palm Memorial Gardens at Matheny...."


Hazel Perry

1. 1930 Census, Mingo Co, WV; Stafford District; Gilbert; taken on 15 Apr 1930; Page 147A;
Image 17 of 19; Family #141/141.
Listed as Hazel Perry; age 5; born in WV; in household of father, McKinley Perry.
2. 1940 Census, Mingo Co, WV; Stafford District; E.D. 30-18; taken on 22/23 Apr 1940; Page 371B;
Image 16 of 24; Household #125.
Listed as Hazel Perry; age 15; born in WV; 6th grade education; attending school; lived in same
house on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, McKinley Perry.


Elva Perry

1. 1920 Census, Mingo Co, WV; Stafford District; Gilbert; taken on 9/12 Jan 1920; Page 171B; Image 8
of 24; Family #70/70.
Listed as Elva Perry; age 3 yrs, 1 mon; born in WV; in household of father, McKinley Perry.
2. 1930 Census, Mingo Co, WV; Stafford District; Gilbert; taken on 15 Apr 1930; Page 147A; Image 17 of
19; Family #141/141.
Listed as Elva Perry; age 13; born in WV; in household of father, McKinley Perry.


Marie Perry

1. 1930 Census, Mingo Co, WV; Stafford District; Gilbert; taken on 15 Apr 1930; Page 147A;
Image 17 of 19; Family #141/141.
Listed as Macie Perry; age 2 yrs, 11 mons; born in WV; in household of father, McKinley Perry.
2. 1940 Census, Mingo Co, WV; Stafford District; E.D. 30-18; taken on 22/23 Apr 1940; Page 371B;
Image 16 of 24; Household #125.
Listed as Marie Perry; age 13; born in WV; 4th grade education; attending school; lived in same
house on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, McKinley Perry.


Nancy Perry

1. 1930 Census, Mingo Co, WV; Stafford District; Gilbert; taken on 15 Apr 1930; Page 147A; Image 17
of 19; Family #141/141.
Listed as Nancy Perry; age 11 mons; born in WV; in household of father, McKinley Perry.
2. 1940 Census, Mingo Co, WV; Stafford District; E.D. 30-18; taken on 22/23 Apr 1940; Page 371B;
Image 16 of 24; Household #125.
Listed as Nancy Perry; age 11; born in WV; 4th grade education; attending school; lived in same
house on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, McKinley Perry.