McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families and Individuals

Notes


Allen Reece Abbott

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1904); Page 418; WV Archives Web Site.
Allen R. Abbott; age 21; born in Bedford Co, VA; single; miner; living at Big Sandy, WV; son of
___ and Nancy; married on 28 Aug 1904 at Big Sandy, WV; Bessie M. Franklin; age 19; born in
Bedford Co, VA; single; daughter of Will and Mollie.
2. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Premier; taken on 3/4 Feb 1920; Page
199B; Image 10 of 16; Family #93/93.
Listed as Allen R. Abbott; age 34; born in VA; married; coal miner; head of household.
3. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; taken on 29 Apr 1930; Page 224A; Image
63 of 75; Family #560/577.
Listed as Allen Abbott; age 45; born in VA; married at 19; assistant mine foreman; head of
household.
4. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Hemphill; Shaft Hill; E.D. 24-39; taken on
10 May 1940; Page 797A; Image 3 of 31; Household #23.
Listed as Allen Abbott; age 54; born in VA; married; 4th grade education; lived in same house on
1 Apr 1935; track layer in coal mine; head of household.
5. McDowell Co, WV; WW II Draft Registration Card #U-1752; 27 Apr 1942; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Allen Reece Abbott; age 56; born 14 May 1885 in Bedford Co, VA; living at Hemphill, WV;
employed by Kingston Pocahontas Coal Co, Hemphill, WV; person who will always know address,
Mrs. A.R. Abbott, Hemphill, WV; 5'9" tall; 125 lbs; blue eyes; black hair; light brown complexion;
first joint off little finger on right hand.
6. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1942); Page 175; WV Archives Web Site.
Allen R. Abbott; age 57; born in Bedford Co, VA; widowed; living at Hemphill, WV; was issued
on 12 Nov 1942 a license to marry; Amye Elsea; age 36; born in TN; single; living at Welch, WV;
no return by minister.
7. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #'65 000594; WV Archives Web Site via LDS Web Site.
Allen R. Abbott; age 78; born 14 May 1885 in Bedford Co, VA; married; living at Davy, WV;
son of John B. and Nannie (James) Abbott; died 8 Jan 1965 in Grace Hospital, Welch, WV; from
bronchopneumonia due to cerebral arteriosclerosis; buried 10 Jan 1965 in Stevens Cemetery, near
Bedford, VA.


Alta Mae Prater

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; taken on 29 Apr 1930; Page 224A; Image
63 of 75; Family #560/577.
Listed as Alta M. Abbott; age 25; born in VA; married at 20; in household of husband, Allen Abbott.
2. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Hemphill; Shaft Hill; E.D. 24-39; taken on
10 May 1940; Page 797A; Image 3 of 31; Household #23.
Listed as Alta Abbott; age 35; born in VA; married; 5th grade education; lived in same house on
1 Apr 1935; in household of husband, Allen Abbott.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Death certificate #6409; WV Archives Web Site.
Mrs. A.R. (Altie) Abbott; Alta Mae Abbott written in; 37 yrs, 2 mons, 28 days; born 28 Feb 1905 in
Russell Co, VA; married; wife of A.R. Abbott; age 57; housewife; living at Hemphill, WV; daughter
of W. M. and Calley (Carter) Prater; died 26 May 1942 in Grace Hospital, Welch, WV; from
subacute glomemilo nephritis due to pellegra; buried 28 May 1942 in Woodlawn Cemetery,
Bluefield, WV (sic, Bluewell); informant, A.R. Abbott, Hemphill, WV.


Ina Lou Abbott

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; taken on 29 Apr 1930; Page 224A; Image
63 of 75; Family #560/577.
Listed as Ina L. Abbott; age 2 yrs 6 mons; born in WV; in household of father, Allen Abbott.
2. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Hemphill; Shaft Hill; E.D. 24-39; taken on
10 May 1940; Page 797A; Image 3 of 31; Household #23.
Listed as Ina Lou Abbott; age 12; born in WV; 4th grade education; attending school; lived in
same house on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Allen Abbott.


Hilda Abbott

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; taken on 29 Apr 1930; Page 224A; Image
63 of 75; Family #560/577.
Listed as Helda Abbott; age 4 mons; born in WV; in household of father, Allen Abbott.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #2275; WV Archives Web Site.
Hilda Abbott; age 1 yr, 3 mons, 30 days; born 13 Oct 1929 at Premier; daughter of Allen and Alta
May (Porter) Abbott; died 13 Feb 1931 at Bradshaw, WV; from pneumonia; no burial information;
informant, Allen Abbott. Allen Abbott born in Bedford Co, VA; Alta May Porter, born in Russell Co,
VA.


James Howard Abbott

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Hemphill; Shaft Hill; E.D. 24-39; taken on
10 May 1940; Page 797A; Image 3 of 31; Household #23.
Listed as James Howard Abbott; age 5; born in WV; no education; not attending school; lived in
same house on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Allen Abbott.


James Arthur Lusk

1. 1920 Census, Mercer Co, WV; Rock District; Spainishburg; taken on 2/3 Jan 1920; Page 135B;
Family #15/16.
Listed as Arthur Lusk; age 14; born in WV; in household of father, William F. Lusk.


Litha M. Basham

1. Social Security Death Index; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Litha M. Lusk; born on 11 Apr 1906; died on 13 Dec 2000; last residence, New Richmond, Wyoming
Co, WV; SS # 232-34-0688; card Issued in NC or WV before 1951.


Elvin L. Lusk

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1948); Page 164; WV Archives Web Site.
Elvin Lusk; age 21; born at Dot, WV; single; living at Covel, WV; son of Arthur and Letha (Basham)
Lusk; married on 6 Mar 1948 at Pineville, WV; Burnice Lusk; age 27; born and living at Herndon, WV;
single; daughter of Walter and Polly England.
2. Social Security Death Index; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Elvin L. Lusk; born on 14 Nov 1927; died on 13 Jun 1993; last residence, Herndon, Wyoming Co, WV;
SS # 235-36-9480; card issued in WV before 1951.


Bernice M. Lusk

1. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Barkers Ridge District, taken on 22 Apr 1930, Page 129A,
Family #377.
Listed as Burnice? M. Lusk, age 9, born in WV, in household of father, Walter L. Lusk.
2. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1948); Page 164; WV Archives Web Site.
Elvin Lusk; age 21; born at Dot, WV; single; living at Covel, WV; son of Arthur and Letha (Basham)
Lusk; married on 6 Mar 1948 at Pineville, WV; Burnice Lusk; age 27; born and living at Herndon, WV;
single; daughter of Walter and Polly England.


Orville T Lusk

1. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Barkers Ridge District; taken on 23 Apr 1930; Page 129B;
Family #382/382.
Listed as Orvile T. Lusk; age 3 yrs, 3 mons; born in WV; in household of father; Benjamin H. Lusk.
2. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1949); Page 478; WV Archives Web Site.
Orvel Lusk; age 22; born at Herndon, WV; single; living at Jesse, WV; son of Ben and Martha Lusk;
married on 29 Jan 1949 at Hatcher, WV; Barbara Cook; age 16; born and living at Jesse, WV; single;
daughter of James and Margie Cook.


Barbara Cook

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1949); Page 478; WV Archives Web Site.
Orvel Lusk; age 22; born at Herndon, WV; single; living at Jesse, WV; son of Ben and Martha Lusk;
married on 29 Jan 1949 at Hatcher, WV; Barbara Cook; age 16; born and living at Jesse, WV; single;
daughter of James and Margie Cook.


James Jackson Cook Jr

1. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Oceana District, taken on 10 May 1910, Page 278B, Family #309.
Listed as James J. Cook, Jr, age 3, born in WV, in household of father, James J. Cook.
2. 1920 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Oceana District, taken on 7/8 Jan 1920, Page 227B, Family #53.
Listed as James J. Cook, Jr, age 12, born in WV, in household of father, James J. Cook.
3. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Oceana District, taken on 24 Apr 1930, Page 201B, Family #278.
Listed as James Cook, age 23, born in WV, single, in household of father, James J. Cook.
4. Mercer Co, WV; Marriage Registry; Vol #__(1932); Page 27; WV Archives Web Site.
James J. Cook; age 25; born in WV; single; living at Athens, WV; married on 29 Apr 1932 at Athens,
WV; Marjorie D. Clay; age 22; born in WV; single; living at Athens, WV.
5. "Post Herald"; Beckley, WV; Tuesday 4 Apr 1967; Newspaper Obit.
"James Cook, 60, Has Fatal Attack "JESSE -- James J. Cook, 60, of Jesse died at his home Sunday afternoon. Death was attributed to a heart attack. "Born Feb. 13, 1907, at Jesse, he was a son of the late J. J. and Amanda Walker Cook. "A former principal at Oceana High School, he was graduated from Concord College and taught Adult Education at Pineville. "Survivors include his wife, Margie Clay Cook; two daughters, Mrs. Barbara Lusk of Jesse and Mrs. Sharon Bowden of San Diego, Calif.; three brothers, Earl and Hubert, both of Jesse, and G. M. Cook of Oak Hill; three sisters, Mrs. Howard Cook, Mrs. M. H. Sluss and Mrs. Powell Brooks, all of Jesse, and four grandchildren. "The funeral will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday in the Guyandotte Baptist Church at Jesse with Rev. Phillip Graham in charge. Burial will be in the family cemetery at Jesse..."


Marjorie D. "Margie" Clay

1. Mercer Co, WV; Marriage Registry; Vol #__(1932); Page 27; WV Archives Web Site.
James J. Cook; age 25; born in WV; single; living at Athens, WV; married on 29 Apr 1932 at Athens,
WV; Marjorie D. Clay; age 22; born in WV; single; living at Athens, WV.


M.H. Sluss

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1923); Page 398; WV Archives Web Site.
M.H. Sluss; age 24; born in Tazewell Co, VA; living at Crany, WV; son of R and Vanies Sluss; married
on 14 Jul 1923 at residence of J.J. Cook; Mamie Cook; age 18; born in Wyoming Co, WV; living at
Jesse, WV; daughter of J.J. and Amanda Cook.


Mamie Cook

1. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Oceana District, taken on 10 May 1910, Page 278B, Family #309.
Listed as Mamie Cook, age 5, born in WV, in household of father, James J. Cook.
2. 1920 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Oceana District, taken on 7/8 Jan 1920, Page 227B, Family #53.
Listed as Mamie Cook, age 14 yrs, 8 mons, born in WV, in household of father, James J. Cook.
3. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1923); Page 398; WV Archives Web Site.
M.H. Sluss; age 24; born in Tazewell Co, VA; living at Crany, WV; son of R and Vanies Sluss; married
on 14 Jul 1923 at residence of J.J. Cook; Mamie Cook; age 18; born in Wyoming Co, WV; living at
Jesse, WV; daughter of J.J. and Amanda Cook.


Howard Cook

1. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
Oceana District, Family #162.
Listed as Howard Cooke, age 5, in household of father, Wooster Cooke.
2. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Oceana District, taken on 10 May 1910, Page 278A, Family #296.
Listed as Howard Cook, age 15, born in WV, in household of father, Wooster Cook.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1914); Page 56; WV Archives Web Site.
Howard Cook; age 21; born in Wyoming Co, WV; single; teacher; living at Powhatan, WV; son of
Woster and Maggie; married on 23 Feb 1914 at Welch, WV; Bessie Cook; age 22; born in Wyoming
Co, WV; single; daughter of J.J. and A. J.


Bessie Cook

1. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Oceana District, taken on 16 Jun 1900, Page 273A, Family #160.
Listed as Bessie Cooke, age 8, born in WV in Oct 1891, in household of father, James J. Cooke.
2. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Oceana District, taken on 10 May 1910, Page 278B, Family #309.
Listed as Bessie Cook, age 18, born in WV, in household of father, James J. Cook.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1914); Page 56; WV Archives Web Site.
Howard Cook; age 21; born in Wyoming Co, WV; single; teacher; living at Powhatan, WV; son of
Woster and Maggie; married on 23 Feb 1914 at Welch, WV; Bessie Cook; age 22; born in Wyoming
Co, WV; single; daughter of J.J. and A. J.