McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families and Individuals

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Lola Beatrice Lusk

1. Mercer Co, WV; Death Certificate #12380; WV Archives Web Site.
Lola Beatrice Lusk; age 34 yrs, 7 mons, 18 days; born on 22 Dec 1906 in Wyoming Co, WV; married;
wife of Robert Johnson, age 36; living at Northfork, WV; housewife; daughter of Eli and Malinda Jean
(Mitchem) Lusk; died on 10 Aug 1941 in St Lukes Hospital, Bluefield, Mercer Co, WV from cardio-renal
syndrome due to diabetes; buried on 12 Aug 1941 at Baretown, Wyoming Co, WV; informant, Robert
Johnson, Northfork, WV.
2. Wyoming Co, WV Web Site; Cemeteries; Lusk-Mitchem Cemetery; Beartown, WV; as of 7 Aug 2001.
Lola Lusk Johnson; born in 1906; died in 1941; "LLJ"; buried here.


Addie Osborne

1. 1910 Census, Logan Co, WV; Triadelphia District; taken on 21 Apr 1910; Page 150A; Image 7 of 26;
Family #57/57.
Listed as Addie Osborne; age 7; born in WV; in household of father, Clell Osborn.
2. Logan Co, WV; Marriage Registry; Vol #__(1929); Page 106; Line 35; WV Archives Web Site.
Guy Lusk; age 27; born in WV; single; miner; living at Lorado, WV; son of John and Martha (Gibson)
Lusk; married on 11 May 1929 at Logan, WV; Addie Crouch; age 28; born in WV; widow; living at
Lorado, WV; daughter of Clell and L. (Daniels) Osborne.


Clell Osborne

1. 1910 Census, Logan Co, WV; Triadelphia District; taken on 21 Apr 1910; Page 150A; Image 7 of 26;
Family #57/57.
Listed Kell Osborne; age 45; born in WV; married once, last time for 25 yrs; farmer; head of household.


Luisa Daniels

1. 1910 Census, Logan Co, WV; Triadelphia District; taken on 21 Apr 1910; Page 150A; Image 7 of 26;
Family #57/57.
Listed as Luisa Osborne; age 46; born in WV; married twice; last time for 25 yrs; 15 children, 9 living;
in household of husband, Clell Osborn.


Dorcas Dayton Dodson Sr

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1910); Page 309; WV Archives Web Site.
Doreas Dayton Dodson; age 21; born in____; living in Mercer Co, WV; son of ____; married on 14
Sep 1910 at the residence of the bride's parents; Bertie Mabel Lusk; age 17; born and living in
Wyoming Co, WV; daughter of Floyd and Laura.
2. Summers Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1926); Page 13; Line #116; WV Archives Web Site.
Date Dodson; age 28; born in Summers Co, WV; single; living in Summers Co, WV; married on 19
Aug 1926 in Summers Co, WV; Sybil Williams; age 20; born and living in Summers Co, WV; single.
3. Summers Co, WV; WW II Draft Registration Card #U-1263; 27 Apr 1942; signed in Jackson, MI.
Dorcas Dayton Dadson; age 48; born on 13 Nov 1892 at Ellison Ridge, WV; employed by MCRR at
Jackson, MI; person who will always know address, W.T. Dodson, Ellison Ridge, WV, father; 5' 11-/2"
tall; 160 lbs; brown eyes and brown hair; light complexion.


Sybil Williams

1. Summers Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1926); Page 13; Line #116; WV Archives Web Site.
Date Dodson; age 28; born in Summers Co, WV; single; living in Summers Co, WV; married on 19
Aug 1926 in Summers Co, WV; Sybil Williams; age 20; born and living in Summers Co, WV; single.


Dorcas Dayton Dodson Jr

1. Raleigh Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1955); Page 111; WV Archives Web Site.
Dorcas Dodson, Jr; age 26; born 2 Nov 1927 at True, WV; living at White Oak, WV; son of D.D.
and Sybil Dodson; married on 24 May 1955 at Beckley, WV; Mary Ann Farmer; age 25; born Jul 20
at Blue Jay, WV; living at East Beckley, WV; daughter of Edgar and Minnie Farmer.
2. "The Register Herald"; Beckley, WV; Tuesday, 4 Jul 2006; Newspaper Obit.
"Dorcas Dayton Dodson Jr., 78, of Prosperity, passed away Saturday, July 1, 2006, of a short-term illness.

"Born on Nov. 2, 1927, at Hinton, he was the son of the late Dorcas Dodson Sr. and Sybil Dodson. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Mary Dodson; son, Allen Dodson; and brother, Johnny Dodson.

"He was a former employee of the Board of Education and retired from the Department of Natural Resources. He enjoyed spending time with his family and special sister-in-law, Lillian Lane.

"Those left to cherish his memory include his children; Marie Thornquest and husband, Rusty, of Maple Fork; Doris Dodson of Prosperity; Dorcas Dodson and wife, Teresa, of Sandbranch; Edgar Dodson and Darlene Short of Prosperity; Randy Dodson and wife, B.J., of Maple Fork; Gary Dodson and wife, Jill, of Beckley; Sharon Holdren and husband, David, of Shady Spring, Carla Jarrell and husband, Greg, of Mt. Airy, NC; Ricky Dodson and Norma Massey of Bradley; Phyllis Dodson and Timmy Cook of Beckley; Robert Dodson and fiancee, Renee Allen, of Beckley; 21 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. Also survived by four brothers, Norman Dodson of Beckley, James Dodson of Cool Ridge, Marvin Dodson of Cambellton, FL, and Ronald Dodson of Chestertown, MD; two sisters; Helen Bennett of Dobson, NC, and Evelyn Hatcher of Smithfield, VA.

"Service will be 1 p.m. Thursday, July 6, 2006, at Blue Ridge Funeral Home with the Rev. Buzzie Keller officiating. Burial will follow at Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens...."


Mary Ann Farmer

1. Raleigh Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1955); Page 111; WV Archives Web Site.
Dorcas Dodson, Jr; age 26; born 2 Nov 1927 at True, WV; living at White Oak, WV; son of D.D.
and Sybil Dodson; married on 24 May 1955 at Beckley, WV; Mary Ann Farmer; age 25; born Jul 20
at Blue Jay, WV; living at East Beckley, WV; daughter of Edgar and Minnie Farmer.


Thomas D. Billings

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1961); Page 158; WV Archives Web Site.
Thomas D. Billings; age 23; born in Wyoming Co, WV; single; living at Mullens, WV; son of James
Arthur and Ella Billings; married on 5 Aug 1961 at Pierpoint, WV; Nancy Lee Radford; age 16; born
in WV; single; living at Harmco, WV; daughter of Byrd James and Margaret Ellen Radford.


Nancy Lee Radford

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1961); Page 158; WV Archives Web Site.
Thomas D. Billings; age 23; born in Wyoming Co, WV; single; living at Mullens, WV; son of James
Arthur and Ella Billings; married on 5 Aug 1961 at Pierpoint, WV; Nancy Lee Radford; age 16; born
in WV; single; living at Harmco, WV; daughter of Byrd James and Margaret Ellen Radford.


Arthur Billings

1. "The Register herald"; Beckley, WV; Monday, 16 May 2011; Newspaper Obit.
"MULLENS — Arthur Billings, 48, of Mullens went home to be with his Heavenly Father on Wednesday, May 11, 2011, at Raleigh General Hospital following a long illness.

"Born November 16, 1962, in Mullens, he was the son of Thomas D. Billings, Sr., and the late Nancy Lee Radford Billings.

"Arthur was a mechanic, a lifetime member of the Primitive Baptist faith, a member of the Camp Creek Primitive Baptist Church, Camp Creek, a lifelong resident of Mullens, and was a devoted husband, father, grandfather, brother, and friend.

"In addition to his mother he is also preceded in death by his brother, Lige Billings; and a brother-in-law, Richard Wayne Craigo.

"In addition to his father, those left to cherish his memory include his wife, Kim Yvonne Billings; two sons, Jaromy Allen Billings and Eric Arthur Billings and his fiancée, Tabitha Whitt, all of Mullens; one daughter, Tiffany Nicole Chaffin and her husband, Michael Craigo, of Fort Campbell, KY; four grandchildren, Hannah Nicole Cable, Justin Michael Chaffin, Arianna Marie Chaffin, and Aiden Weslee Craigo; one brother, Thomas D. Billings, Jr., and his wife, Sherry, of Mullens; three sisters, Cynthia Caroline Adkins and her husband, Glen, of Herndon, Donna Marie Craigo of Mullens, and Juanita Elizabeth Billings of Alpoca; two special sisters-in-law, Rhonda Sue Billings of Mullens and Ramona Brown of Alpoca; 11 nieces and nephews, Roger, Beth, Mikel Luke, Sherry, T.J., Ashley, Coty, Brian, Michael, Adam, and Petey; and a host of family and friends ever near.

"Services will be 1 p.m. Tuesday, May 17, 2011, at Tankersley Funeral Home Chapel with Elder Jerry McGrady and Rev. Lewis Arnold officiating. Burial will follow in Pierpoint Cemetery, Pierpoint...."


Christine Harrington

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1939); Page 591; WV Archives Web Site.
Seldon Cook; age 27; born in Wyoming Co, WV; single; living in Oceana, WV; son of George and
Dora Cook; married on 15 Feb 1939 at Oceana, WV; Christine Harrington, age 18; born at Island, KY;
single; living at Oceana, WV; daughter of B.N. and Bessie Harrington.


Arch Jesse Fuller Sr

1. Mingo Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1924); Page 140; WV Archives Web Site.
Jesse Fuller and Gracie Estep began a license application on 15 Feb 1924 which only had their
names, date and signature of the County Clerk, Riley Varney, completed. There is no other information
on their application.
2. Social Security death Index; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Arch Fuller; born on 17 Sep 1902; died in Mar 1982; last residence, Marianna, Wyoming Co, WV;
SS # 235-07-6465; card issued in WV before 1951.


Grace Estep

1. Mingo Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1924); Page 140; WV Archives Web Site.
Jesse Fuller and Gracie Estep began a license application on 15 Feb 1924 which only had their
names, date and signature of the County Clerk, Riley Varney, completed. There is no other information
on their application.
2. Social Security death Index; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Grace Fuller; born on 10 Jan 1904; died in Aug 1974; last residence, Marianna, Wyoming Co, WV;
SS # 233-96-6217; card issued in WV in 1973.