McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families

Notes


Jefferson David Brooks

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1942); Page 428; WV Archives Web Site.
Jefferson David Brooks; age 21; born at Maben, WV; single; living at Glen Fork, WV; son of Thomas
and Lola Brooks; married on 6 Jun 1942 at Oceana, WV; Ruth Schlager; age 21; born at Glen
Morrison, WV; single; living at Glen Fork, WV; daughter of Fred and Eva Schlager.


Ruth Schlager

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1942); Page 428; WV Archives Web Site.
Jefferson David Brooks; age 21; born at Maben, WV; single; living at Glen Fork, WV; son of Thomas
and Lola Brooks; married on 6 Jun 1942 at Oceana, WV; Ruth Schlager; age 21; born at Glen
Morrison, WV; single; living at Glen Fork, WV; daughter of Fred and Eva Schlager.


Robert David Brooks Sr

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1962); Page 11; WV Archives Web Site.
Robert David Brooks; age 20; born and living at Glen Fork, WV; single; son of Dave and Ruth Brooks;
married on 22 Dec 1962 at Lynco, WV; Linda Elswick; age 16; born at Mallory, WV; single; living at
Kopperston, WV; daughter of Cyrus and Dorothy Elswick.
2. Calfee Funeral Service; Oceana, WV; Posted Obit.
"Robert “David” Brooks Sr., 68, of Glen Fork, entered into the arms of the Lord on Saturday, May, 21 2011 at his residence.
"Born Oct. 15, 1942, at Glen Fork, he was the son of the late Jefferson D. and Ruth Schlager Brooks.
"David was a lifelong resident of Glen Fork and a retired coal miner from Maple Meadow Mining Co. He was a member of the Glen Fork Baptist Temple and a 1961 graduate of Glen Rogers High School. An avid hunter and fisherman, David loved the outdoors. He also enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren.
"In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Frederick “Tom” Brooks.
"Survivors include his loving wife of 48 years, Linda Elswick Brooks; two sons, Robert David Brooks Jr. of Jefferson City, Tenn. and Eric Scott Brooks and his wife, Jennifer, of Beckley; a daughter, Kimberly Brooks Ellis and her husband, Bill, of Morristown, Tenn.; and four grandchildren, Noah Ellis, Clay Brooks, Morgan Brooks and Faith Brooks..."
"...Interment Tuesday May 24 Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens..."


Linda Elswick

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1962); Page 11; WV Archives Web Site.
Robert David Brooks; age 20; born and living at Glen Fork, WV; single; son of Dave and Ruth Brooks;
married on 22 Dec 1962 at Lynco, WV; Linda Elswick; age 16; born at Mallory, WV; single; living at
Kopperston, WV; daughter of Cyrus and Dorothy Elswick.


William F."Bill" Ellis

1. www.obitcentral.com Website. Wyoming Co, WV.
"William F. "Bill" Ellis, 77, of Crab Orchard, died May 28, 2002, at Charleston Area Medical Center, Memorial Division, following a lengthy illness. Born March 4, 1925, in Otsego, he was the son of the late Tom S. Ellis and Ida Mary Johnson Ellis."


Clifford Morgan

1. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Baileysville District; taken on 7 Apr 1930; Page 77A; Image 11 of 25;
Family #100/100
Listed as Clifford Morgan; age 6; born in WV; in household of father, Powell Morgan.
2. "US Public Records Index, Vol 2"; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Clifford Morgan; born on 3 Mar 1924; living at PO Box 43, Brenton, WV 24818.
3. Social Security Death Index; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Clifford Morgan; born on 3 Mar 1924; died on 23 Apr 2003; last residence, Brenton, Wyoming Co, WV;
SS # 235-28-1540; card issued in WV before 1951.
4. US Vetrans Gravesites, ca 1885-2006; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Clifford Morgan, US Army, WW II; born on 3 Mar 1924; died on 23 Apr 2003; buried in Palm Memorial
Gardens, Matheny, Wyoming Co, WV.


Mary Ann Gunter

1. 1930 Cenus, Wyoming Co, WV, Center District, taken on 8 May 1930, Page 152B, Family #135.
Listed as Mary Gunter, age 3, born in WV, in household of father, Hobart Gunter.
2. Calfee Funeral Service; Oceana, WV; Posted Obit.
"MARY A. GUNTER MORGAN, 84, OF PINEVILLE, FORMERLY OF BRENTON, DIED PEACEFULLY ON TUESDAY, APRIL 26, 2011 AT BOWERS HOSPICE HOUSE IN BECKLEY FOLLOWING LONG ILLNESS
"SHE WAS BORN JUNE 12, 1926 AT KEYROCK TO THE LATE HOBART AND INA TILLEY GUNTER..
"IN ADDITION TO HER PARENTS, SHE WAS PRECEDED IN DEATH BY HER ADORING HUSBAND OF 56 YEARS, CLIFFORD MORGAN; MATERNAL GRANDPARENTS, CHARLES AND CATHERINE TILLEY; HER PATERNAL GRANDPARENTS, WILBURN AND NANCY GUNTER; A SISTER, LUCILLE GUNTER STEWART AND HER HUSBAND, DENNIS; ONE BROTHER, SIDNEY GUNTER; BROTHER-IN-LAW, RALPH COOK; AND SISTER-IN-LAW, NANCY GUNTER.
"MRS. MORGAN WAS A HOMEMAKER. SHE ENJOYED CAMPING, FISHING, COOKING, CROCHETING, AND SPENDING TIME WITH HER FAMILY. SHE WAS A MEMBER OF THE BRIAR CREEK TABERNACLE.
"THOSE LEFT TO CHERISH HER MEMORY INCLUDE HER BROTHERS, HARRY GUNTER AND HIS WIFE, RENVA, OF ABINGDON, VA, JAMES GUNTER AND HIS WIFE, CHARLENE, OF PINEVILLE AND THOMAS GUNTER OF OCEANA; HER SISTERS, SHIRLEY TRUE, AND HER HUSBAND, RICHARD, OF SACRAMENTO, CA. AND KITTY CHILDRESS, AND HER HUSBAND, JOSEPH, OF DANIELS; A SISTER-IN-LAW, REBECCA GUNTER OF CLEMMONS, NC.; HER NEPHEWS, RON GUNTER OF ABINGDON, VA, TIM GUNTER OF ATLANTA, GA, TOMMY GUNTER OF STRONGSVILLE, OHIO, MARK GUNTER OF OCEANA, BRETT GUNTER OF SUMMERSVILLE, JAY CHILDRESS OF BECKLEY AND JOEY CHILDRESS OF DALLAS, TX; HER NIECES, DR. CATHY COOK SEPKO OF GRIER, SC, BETH GUNTER WOODS OF LEXINGTON, NC, ANGELA GUNTER THOMAS OF PINEVILLE, LORA GUNTER DANIELS OF FLAT TOP LAKE, DR. ERIN TRUE OF SACRAMENTO, CA. AND SUMMER BURRIS OF STRONGSVILLE, OHIO; AND MANY WONDERFUL FRIENDS..."
"...Interment Friday April 29 Palm Memorial Gardens..."


Harry Gunter

1. 1930 Cenus, Wyoming Co, WV, Center District, taken on 8 May 1930, Page 152B, Family #135.
Listed as Harry Gunter, age 6, born in WV, twin, in household of father, Hobart Gunter.
2. "WW II Young American Patroits, 1941-1945"; Wyoming Co, WV; Page 1299; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Harry Gunter; GM 2nd Class, US Navy; born on 29 Jun 1934; enlisted service May 1943; served at
Great lakes, IL; Atlantic; Pacific; attended Pineville HS; Baptist; son of M/M Hobart Gunter, Pineville,
WV.
3. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1949); Page 241; WV Archives Web Site.
Harry Gunter; age 25; born and living at Pineville, WV; single; son of Hobart and Ina Gunter; married
on 31 Dec 1949 at Marianna, WV; Renva Wyatt; age 18; born at Bartley, WV; single; living at Marianna,
WV; daughter of Fred and Naomi Wyatt.


Renva E. Wyatt

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1949); Page 241; WV Archives Web Site.
Harry Gunter; age 25; born and living at Pineville, WV; single; son of Hobart and Ina Gunter; married
on 31 Dec 1949 at Marianna, WV; Renva Wyatt; age 18; born at Bartley, WV; single; living at Marianna,
WV; daughter of Fred and Naomi Wyatt.


Velma Charlene Smoot

1. Logan Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1958); Page 2; WV Archives Web Site.
James D. Gunter; age 28; born and living at Pineville, WV; single; son of Hobert A and Ina M. (Tilley)
Gunter; married on 4 Jan 1958 at Davin, WV; Velma C. Perry; age 24; born and living at Davin, WV;
divorced; daughter of D. L. and Ada (Toler) Smoot.
2. "US Public Records Index, Vol 1"; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Velma C. Gunter; born on 24 Feb 1933; living at PO Box 241, Pineville, WV 24874 in 1987.


Robert Eli Johnson

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1956); Page 340; WV Archives Web Site.
Robert Eli Johnson; age 19; born in Bluefield, WV; single; living at Pineville, WV; son of Robert E. and
Lola Beatrice Johnson; married on 23 Oct 1956 at Pineville, WV; Shirley Lee Gunter; age 18; born and
living at Pineville, WV; single; daughter of Hobert H. and Ina Mae Gunter.


Shirley Lee Gunter

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1956); Page 340; WV Archives Web Site.
Robert Eli Johnson; age 19; born in Bluefield, WV; single; living at Pineville, WV; son of Robert E. and
Lola Beatrice Johnson; married on 23 Oct 1956 at Pineville, WV; Shirley Lee Gunter; age 18; born and
living at Pineville, WV; single; daughter of Hobert H. and Ina Mae Gunter.
2. US Public Records Index, Vol 1; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Shirley G. True; born on 20 Oct 1937; living at 625 Oakhaven Ave, Brea, CA 92823 in 1993