McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Familys and Individuals

Notes


Thomas Laxton

1. 1860 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
Listed as head of household as a farmer.
2. "Reference Book of Wyoming Co", Bowman, page 434.
Married Jane Pasley, daughter of Samuel and Nancy Pasley of Ashe Co, NC.
3. "Marriage Index of Ashe Co, NC 1828-1850"
Borderland Software, CD #229


Jane Minerva Pasley

1. 1870 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Center District; Rock View PO; taken on 18 Jul 1870; Page 566A;
Image 3 of 16; Family #14/14.
Listed as Jane Cook; age 48; born in NC; in household of husband, Mitchell Cook.
2. "Marriage Records of Wyoming Co, WV...", Vol 1, Haga, page 28.
Married Mitchell Cooke on 6 Nov 1864.
3. 1860 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
Listed in household of husband, Thomas Laxton.
4. "Reference Book of Wyoming Co", Bowman, page 434.
Married Jane Pasley, daughter of Samuel and Nancy Pasley of Ashe Co, NC.
Jane married Mitchell Cook in 1864 after the death of Thomas Laxton.
5. 1880 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Center District; taken on 7 Jun 1880; Page 502A; Image 5 of 21;
Family #38/38.
Listed as Jane Cook; age 58; born in NC; married; in household of husband, Mitchell Cook.
6. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Center District; taken on 7 Jun 1900; Page 228A; Image 5 of 36;
Family #38/38.
Listed as Jane Cook; age 78; born in NC in Mar 1822; 4 children, all living; in household of husband,
Mitchell Cooke.
7. Wyoming Co, WV Web Site, Cemeteries
http://members.aol.com/jlcooke2/cemetery.htm
Jane Cook; born on 10 Aug 1821; died on 5 Jul 1909; "2nd wife of Rev
Mitchell Cook, widow of Thomas Laxron, Sr"; buried in Mitchell Harris Cook
(aka Cook Chapel) Cemetery, Keyrock, Wyoming Co, WV.


George W. Laxton

1. 1860 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
Listed in household of father, Thomas Laxton.


Joseph Floyd "Bud" Hill

1. "Reference Book of Wyoming Co", Bowman, page 434.
Married first Joseph F.(Bud) Hill, second Ballard Preston Cooke and
third James Cooke.
2. "Marriage Records of Wyoming Co, WV...", Vol 2 No 10, Haga, page 44.
Manerva Jane Laxton, age 16, married Joseph Floyd Hill, age 22, born in
Raleigh Co, WV, and a resident of Boone Co, WV, on 7 Jan 1881. They were
married at J.A. Laxton's.
3. "Deaths of Wyoming Co, WV...", 1893, Haga.
J.F. Hill died 26 Apr 1893 at age 35y, 2m, and 27 days, by falling tree,
born in Boone Co, WV, son of Thomas and Mary Hill. Reported by wife, Minerva
Hill.
4. Wyoming Co, WV Web Site, Cemeteries
http://members.aol.com/jlcooke2/cemetery.htm
Joseph Floyd Hill; born on 21 Dec 1853 (conflicts with age at death); died
on 26 Apr 1893; buried in Mitchell Harris Cook (aka Cook Chapel) Cemetery,
Keyrock, Wyoming Co, WV.


Minerva Jane Laxton

1. 1870 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Center District, Rock View, Family 5.
2. "Reference Book of Wyoming Co", Bowman, page 434.
Married first Joseph F.(Bud) Hill, second Ballard Preston Cooke and
third James Cooke.
3. "Marriage Records of Wyoming Co, WV...", Vol 2 No 10, Haga, page 44.
Manerva Jane Laxton, age 16, married Joseph Floyd Hill, age 22, born in
Raleigh Co, WV, and a resident of Boone Co, WV, on 7 Jan 1881. They were
married at J.A. Laxton's.
4. "Marriage Records of Wyoming Co, WV...", Vol 5 No 7, Haga, page 19.
Manerva Jane Laxton, age 31, daughter of Wilburn and Juliann Laxton, married
Ballard Preston Cooke, age 50, son of Mitchell and Mary R. Cooke, on 3 Nov
1894. There is a duplicate record with a 21 Jun 1894 date.
5. 1880 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, compiled by William A. Marsh, Vol 4, page 725.
Center Township, page 005.
Listed as Manerva Laxton, age 16, in household of mother, Juliann Laxton.
6. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
Center District, Family #44.
Listed as Minerva J. Cook, age 36, in household of husband, Ballard P.
Cooke.
7. Wyoming Co, WV Marriage Registry; Book ____ (1906); Page 408.
James Cook; age 57; born in Wyoming Co, WV; son of William A. and Malinda Cook; married on
12 Dec 1906 at bride's residence near Keyrock, WV; Minerva Jane Cook; age 42; born in Wyoming
Co, WV; daughter of Wilburn and Julia Ann Laxton.
8. 1910 Census; Wyoming Co, WV; Center District; taken on 19 May 1910; Page 231B: Image 36 of 43;
Family #312/319.
Listed as Minerva J. Cook; age 46; born in WV; married 3 times; last time for 2 yrs; 6 children, all
living; in household of husband, James Cook.
9. Wyoming Co, WV Web Site, Cemeteries
http://members.aol.com/jlcooke2/cemetery.htm
Minerva Jane Cook; born on 27 Mar 1864; died on 31 Mar 1957; buried in
Mitchell Harris Cook (aka Cook Chapel) Cemetery, Keyrock, Wyoming Co, WV.


Dennie S. Hill

1. "Reference Book of Wyoming Co", Bowman, page 434.
Minerva Jane Laxton married first Joseph F.(Bud) Hill. Their children were:
Elbert I., Dennie, Myrtle, and Grace.
2. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
Center District, Family #44.
Listed as Dennie S. Hill, age 11, in household of step-father, Ballard P. Cook.
3. 1910 Census; Wyoming Co, WV; Center District; taken on 19 May 1910; Page 231B: Image 36 of 43;
Family #312/319.
Listed as Denna S. Hill; age 21; born in WV; in household of step-father, James A. Cook.


Grace F. Hill

1. "Births of Wyoming Co, WV", Center District, 1891.
Gracie Hill; born on 15 Jul 1891 to J.F. and ____Hill.
2. "Reference Book of Wyoming Co", Bowman, page 434.
Minerva Jane Laxton married first Joseph F.(Bud) Hill. Their children were:
Elbert I., Dennie, Myrtle, and Grace.
3. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
Center District, Family #44.
Listed as Grace F. Hill, age 9, in household of step-father, Ballard P. Cook.
4. 1910 Census; Wyoming Co, WV; Center District; taken on 19 May 1910; Page 231B: Image 36 of 43;
Family #312/319.
Listed as Grace Hill; age 18; born in WV; in household of step-father, James A. Cook.


Thomas Hill

1. "Deaths of Wyoming Co, WV...", 1893, Haga.
J.F. Hill died 26 Apr 1893 at age 35y, 2m, and 27 days, by falling tree,
born in Boone Co, WV, son of Thomas and Mary Hill. Reported by wife, Minerva
Hill.
2. Ancestry.com Web Site, Stephen Wills search, 7 Apr 2002, submitted by
Joel Hager, hagerj@us.army.mil.
Stephen Wills; born abt 1804 in Grayson Co, VA; son of Hiram and Mary Jones
Wills; died in May 1870 in Wyoming Co, WV; married first, Mary (_______);
second, Arminta Halstead.
Daughter, Mary Ann Wills; born in 1830 in Grayson Co, VA; died aft 1900 in
Boone Co, WV; married Thomas Hill abt 1854.
Thomas Hill; born in Oct 1829 in Logan Co, WV; died aft 1900 in Boone Co,
WV; son of John and Jane Virginia Price.
3. 1880 Census, Boone Co, WV, Scott District, taken on 25 Jun 1880, Page 334A, Family #199.
Listed as Thomas Hill, age 51, born in WV, farmer, head of household.
4. 1900 Census, Boone Co, WV, Scott District, taken on 7 Jun 1900, Page 183A, Family #65.
Listed as Thomas Hill, age 70, born in VA in Oct 1829, farmer, head of household.


Mary Ann "Polly" Wills

1. "Deaths of Wyoming Co, WV...", 1893, Haga.
J.F. Hill died 26 Apr 1893 at age 35y, 2m, and 27 days, by falling tree,
born in Boone Co, WV, son of Thomas and Mary Hill. Reported by wife, Minerva
Hill.
2. Ancestry.com Web Site, Stephen Wills search, 7 Apr 2002, submitted by
Joel Hager, hagerj@us.army.mil.
Stephen Wills; born abt 1804 in Grayson Co, VA; son of Hiram and Mary Jones
Wills; died in May 1870 in Wyoming Co, WV; married first, Mary (_______);
second, Arminta Halstead.
Daughter, Mary Ann Wills; born in 1830 in Grayson Co, VA; died aft 1900 in
Boone Co, WV; married Thomas Hill abt 1854.
3. 1880 Census, Boone Co, WV, Scott District, taken on 25 Jun 1880, Page 334A, Family #199.
Listed as Mary Ann Hill, age 51, born in WV, in household of husband, Thomas Hill.
4. 1900 Census, Boone Co, WV, Scott District, taken on 7 Jun 1900, Page 183A, Family #65.
Listed as Mary Hill, age 70, born in VA in Mar 1830, married 46 yrs, 7 children, 5 living, in household of husband,
Thomas Hill.
5. 1850 Census, Boone Co, VA (WV), taken on 31 Aug 1850, Page 37A, Family #494.
Listed as Polly Wills, age 20, born in VA, in household of father, Stephen Wills,


Stephen Hill

1. 1880 Census, Boone Co, WV, Scott District, taken on 25 Jun 1880, Page 334A, Family #199.
Listed as Stephen Hill, age 14, born in WV, in household of father, Thomas Hill.


Martha Hill

1. 1880 Census, Boone Co, WV, Scott District, taken on 25 Jun 1880, Page 334A, Family #199.
Listed as Martha Hill, age 11, born in WV, in household of father, Thomas Hill.


John Thomas Hill

1. 1880 Census, Boone Co, WV, Scott District, taken on 25 Jun 1880, Page 334A, Family #199.
Listed as John Thomas Hill, age 4, born in WV, in household of father, Thomas Hill.


Enoch Berry Wills

1. 1860 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
Listed as head of household as a carpenter.
2. "Marriage Records of Wyoming Co, WV...", Vol 1, Haga, page 89.
Enoch Wills, widowed, married third Zilbia Laxton on 3 Dec 1875.
Is this a sister of Nancy Laxton, his second wife?
3. 1870 Census, Wyoming Co, WV: Center District, Rock View PO; taken on 18 Jul 1870; Page 565B;
Family #7/7.
Listed as Enoch B. Wills; age 38; born in VA; farmer; head of household.
4. "Deaths Wyoming Co, WV...", Haga, 1875. Died at age 29 of consumption.
Nancy was wife of Enoch B. Wills. Daughter of Thomas and Jean Laxton.
Haga gives marriage date as 17 Sep 1865 in Wyoming Co, WV. She does not list
this in her "Marriage Records of Wyoming Co, WV..." See Ref 5. She
transcribed Wills as Mills in error.
5. "Marriage Records of Wyoming Co, WV...", Vol 1, Haga, page 59.
Enoch Mills (sic Wills), age 32, widowed, born in Carroll Co, VA, son of
Stephen and Mary Wills, married, on 17 Sep 1865, Nancy Laxton, age 20, born
in Ashe Co, NC, daughter of Thomas and Jane Laxton.
6. "Marriage Records of Wyoming Co, WV...", Vol 6, No 27, Haga, page 69.
Enoch Berry Wills, age 66, born in Grayson Co, VA, son of Stephen and Mary
Wills, married on 2 Jul 1899 Mrs. Julia Ann Wyatt, age 46, also born in
Grayson Co, VA, daughter of William and Catherine Canica?
7. 1880 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Center Township; taken on 7 Jun 1880; Page 501D;
Family #35/35.
Listed as Enoch B. Wills; age 48; married; farmer; head of household.
8. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
Center District, Family #195.
Listed as Enoch B. Wills, age 68, head of household.
9. Wyoming Co, WV Web Site, Cemeteries
http://members.aol.com/jlcooke2/cemetery.htm
Enoch B. Wills; no birth or death dates; "Co I 7 WV Calvary"; buried in
Rockview Cemetery, Rockview, Wyoming Co, WV.
10. "The Wills Family of Wyoming County, West Virginia", by Stanley Browning, page 14, "Families of Wyoming County
WV", Vol 18, Issue #1, 2004.
Enoch Wills divorced third wife, Grizelda Laxton on 28 Jun 1899.
11. 1850 Census, Boone Co, VA (WV), taken on 31 Aug 1850, Page 37A, Family #494.
Listed as Enoch Wills, age 19, born in VA, in household of father, Stephen Wills,


Nancy Laxton

1. 1860 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
Listed in household of father, Thomas Laxton.
2. "Deaths Wyoming Co, WV...", Haga, 1875. Died at age 29 of consumption.
Wife of Enoch B. Wills. Daughter of Thomas and Jean Laxton.
Haga gives marriage date as 17 Sep 1865 in Wyoming Co, WV. She does not list
this in her "Marriage Records of Wyoming Co, WV..." See Ref 4. She
transcribed Wills as Mills in error.
3. 1870 Census, Wyoming Co, WV: Center District, Rock View PO; taken on 18 Jul 1870; Page 565B;
Family #7/7.
Listed as Nancy Wills; age 26; born in NC; in household of husband, Enoch B. Wills.
4. "Marriage Records of Wyoming Co, WV...", Vol 1, Haga, page 59.
Enoch Mills (sic Wills), age 32, widowed, born in Carroll Co, VA, son of
Stephen and Mary Wills, married, on 17 Sep 1865, Nancy Laxton, age 20, born
in Ashe Co, NC, daughter of Thomas and Jane Laxron.


Abner Hulen Lester Jr.

1. 1860 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
Listed as head of household as a farm laborer.
2. 1870 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Barker's Ridge, taken 8 Sep 1870, Family 5.
3. "Annals of Tazewell Co, VA...", Harman, Vol I, page 143; Register #2, page 23.
Aner H. Luster and Marie Wolf were married in Tazewell Co, VA on 9 May 1850, by John Sizemore.
4. 1850 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, Family 751, page 269B.
Listed as head of household, age 26, born in VA.
5. 1880 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, compiled by William A. Marsh, Vol 4, page 726.
Barkers Ridge Township, page 005
Listed as A.H. Lester, age 54, head of household, a farmer
6. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
Barker's Ridge District, Family #51.
Listed as Abner H. Lester, age 76, as head of household.
7. Internet e-mail, HipChrytal@YadTel.Net, January 10, 2000, Chrystal Whitt.
Abner Hulen Lester, son of William Calvin and Rachel Rebecca Bishop Lester;
born abt 1792 in Russell Co, VA; married three times; first, Rebecca Whitt;
second, Hannah Day; third, Mary Stump Thompson.
Abner Hulen Lester was a son.
8. Ancestry.com, Web Site, Alexander Adkns search, 1 Apr 2001, submitted by
danbetts@home.com
Abner Hulon Lester was born abt 1824 in Tazewell Co, VA; died in 1902 in
Wyoming Co, WV; married Mariah Elizabeth Wolfe on 9 May 1850 in Tazewell Co,
VA.


Mariah Elizabeth Wolfe

1. 1860 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
Listed in household of husband, Abner H. Lester.
2. 1870 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Barker's Ridge, taken 8 Sep 1870, Family 5.
3. "Annals of Tazewell Co, VA...", Harman, Vol I, page 143.
Aner H. Luster and Marie Wolf were married in Tazewell Co, VA on 9 May 1850.
4. 1850 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, Family 751, page 269B.
Listed in household of husband, Abner H. Lester, age 18, born in VA.
5. 1880 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, compiled by William A. Marsh, Vol 4, page 726.
Barkers Ridge Township, page 005
Listed as Mariah Lester, age 44, in household of husband, A.H. Lester.
6. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
Barker's Ridge District, Family #51.
Listed as Marion (sic Mariah) Lester, age 67, in household of husband, Abner
H. Lester.
7. Ancestry.com web site, Floyd Green search, 10 Dec 2000, submitted by
danbetts@home.com
Mariah Elizabeth Lester was born in Apr 1832; died in Mar 1922 in Wyoming
Co, WV.
8. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Barkers Ridge District, taken on 13 May 1910,
Page 208A, Family #218.
Listed as Mariah Lane (sic, Lester), age 75, born in WV, married once, 10
children, 8 living, in household of son-in-law, Alexander M. Lane.


Giles Henderson O'Neal Sr

1. 1860 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
Listed in household of father, John O'Neal.
2. 1870 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Slab Fork Township, Family 77.
3. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
Barker's Ridge District, Family #49.
Listed as Giles H. O'Neal, age 46, as head of household.
4. "Marriage Records of Wyoming Co, WV...", Vol 3, No 60, Haga, page 64.
Giles Henderson O'Neal, age 33, born in Raleigh Co, NC, married on 15 Jan
1887 Martha Lane, age 34, born in McDowell Co, WV.
5. 1880 Census, Raleigh Co, WV, Slab Fork District, page 156A.
Listed as Giles H. O'Neel, age 24, born in WV, in household of father, John W. O'Neal.


Martha Jane Lester

1. 1860 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
Listed in household of father, Abner H. Lester.
2. "Marriage Records, Wyoming Co, WV...", Vol 1, Haga, page 48.
Marriage of Mller W. Lane, born in Pike Co, KY to Martha J. Lester,
daughter of Abner and Mariah Lester, lists his parents as Alexander and Ann
Lane.
3. 1870 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Barker's Ridge, taken 8 Sep 1870, Family 10.
4. 1880 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, compiled by William A. Marsh, Vol 4, page 725.
Barker's Ridge Township, page 009.
Listed as Martha J. Lane, age 28, in household of husband, Miller W. Lane.
5. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
Barker's Ridge District, Family #49.
Listed as Martha J. O'Neal, age 46, in husehold of husband, Giles H. O'Neal.
6. "Marriage Records of Wyoming Co, WV...", Vol 3, No 60, Haga, page 64.
Giles Henderson O'Neal, age 33, born in Raleigh Co, NC, married on 15 Jan
1887 Martha (Lester) Lane, age 34, born in McDowell Co, WV.
7. E-mail, 25 Oct 2000, Mary Shannon Neal, msneal@bellatlantic.net.
She is the grand daughter of Nickatie Cherokee O'Neal. Neckatie was born in
1888 and she has her birth certificate. Neckatie married William Tracey
Shannon. William Tracey died very young. Neckatie married second Milton
Curtis Richmond.
8. Ancestry.com Web Site, GEDCOM File; submitted by Dan Betts,
danbetts@home.com
Martha Lester; born in Mar 1854 in Tazewell Co, VA.


Peggy Jane O'Neal

1. "Births of Wyoming Co, WV", Clear Fork District 1888/1889.
Peggy Jane O'Neal; born on 15 Jul 1889 to G.H. and Martha O'Neal.


Luvenia L. O'Neal

1. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
Barker's Ridge District, Family #49.
Listed as Luvenia O'Neal, age 9, in husehold of father, Giles H. O'Neal.


Giles Henderson O'Neal Jr

1. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
Barker's Ridge District, Family #49.
Listed as Giles H. O'Neal, age 6, in husehold of father, Giles H. O'Neal.


Ralph Bogle Lester Dr

1. 1860 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
Listed in household of father, Abner H. Lester.
2. 1870 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Barker's Ridge, taken 8 Sep 1870, Family 5.
Listed as Ray B. Lester, working on farm. This maybe a son instead of a daughter.
3. "Marriage Records of Wyoming Co, WV...", Vol 6, No 241, Haga, page 42.
R. B. Lester, age 45, son of A.H. and (______) Lester, married Sarah E.
Belcher, age 28, on 2 Oct 1901.
4. 1880 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, compiled by William A. Marsh, Vol 4, page 726.
Barkers Ridge Township, page 005
Listed as Ralph B. Lester, age 22, in household of father, A.H. Lester, attending school.
5. "Marriage Records of Wyoming Co, WV...", Vol 1, Haga, page 42.
Ralph Borel Lester, age 23, born in McDowell Co, WV, married on 25 Sep 1880
Sarah A. Bishop, age 18, also born in McDowell Co, WV.
6. "Births of Wyoming Co, WV...", 1884, Haga.
William Floyd Lester was born on 1 Sep 1884 at Barkers Ridge to R.B. and Alafair Lester.
7. "Births of Wyoming Co, WV...", Haga, 1881.
Rebecca L. Lester was born on 20 Jun 1881 to R.B. and Sarah A. Lester.
8. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
Barker's Ridge District, Family #36.
Listed as Ralph B. Lester, age 44, as head of household.
9. "Wyoming County Heritage" WGS, Dr. Ralph Bogle Lester Article, page 133.
Died on 15 Feb 1924 at Pinnacle Creek, buried at Bud Cemetery.
10. Wyoming Co, WV Web Site, Cemeteries
http://members.aol.com/jlcooke2/cemetery.htm
Dr. R.B. Lester; born on 10 Mar 1852; died on 15 Feb 1924; buried in Bud
Mountain Cemetery, Bud, Wyoming Co, WV.
11. "Families of Wyoming Co, WV", Vol 16 (2002), No 2, by Sally Seaman-Williams,
page 43.
"Summaries of Lester/Hall cases from Indian fund applications", by James and
Billie Zutaut, File 44146.
Ralph B. Lester; Bud, WV P.O.; 6 children; married twice; son of Abner, Jr
and Mariah Wolfe Lester; grandson of Abner, Sr and Rebecca Whitt Lester and
Elcannah and Francis Wolfe.
12. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Barkers Ridge District, taken on 23 May 1910;
Page 212B, Family #287.
Listed as Ralph B. Lester, age 54, born in WV, married twice, last time for
7 yrs, farmer, head of household.
13. E-mail; 17 Jan 2017.
"...The notes for Dr. Ralph Bogle Lester states:
'9. "Wyoming County Heritage" WGS, Dr. Ralph Bogle Lester Article, page 133. Died on 15 Feb 1924 at Pinnacle Creek, buried at Bud Cemetery...."
"...There is a Certificate of Death for:
R.B. Lester died about 4 am, February 16, 1924 at Ury, WV in Slab Fork District, Raleigh Co., WV, age 68, and parents are listed as Abney Lester and Maria ______ (illegible). He died of "possibly apoplexy"
The age is correct, the date of death is only one day different, and the parents names are very close to Abner Lester and Maria Wolfe. Believe this is Dr. Ralph Bogle Lester..."


Sarah Alafair Bishop

1. 1870 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Elkhorn Township, page 5, Family #37.
Listed as Allefar Bishop, age 6, in household of father, John Bishop.
2. "Marriage Records of Wyoming Co, WV...", Vol 1, Haga, page 42.
Ralph Borel Lester, age 23, born in McDowell Co, WV, married on 25 Sep 1880
Sarah A. Bishop, age 18, also born in McDowell Co, WV.
3. "Births of Wyoming Co, WV...", 1884, Haga.
William Floyd Lester was born on 1 Sep 1884 at Barkers Ridge to R.B. and
Alafair Lester.
4. "Births of Wyoming Co, WV...", Haga, 1881.
Rebecca L. Lester was born on 20 Jun 1881 to R.B. and Sarah A. Lester.
5. "Wyoming County Heritage" WGS, Dr. Ralph Bogle Lester Article, page 133.
Sarah died on 4 Apr 1892 and is buried at the Bud Cemtery.
6. Wyoming Co, WV Web Site, Cemeteries
http://members.aol.com/jlcooke2/cemetery.htm
Sarah A. Lester; born in 1862; died on 27 Apr 1892; buried in Bud Mountain
Cemetery, Bud, Wyoming Co, WV.


John P. S. Lester

1. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
Barker's Ridge District, Family #36.
Listed as John P.S. Lester, age 14, in household of father, Ralph B. Lester.
2. Wyoming Co, WV Web Site, Cemeteries
http://members.aol.com/jlcooke2/cemetery.htm
J.P. Lester; born in 1880's; no death date; buried in Bud Mountain
Cemetery, Bud, Wyoming Co, WV.


Patrick H. Lester

1. "Deaths, Wyoming Co, WV", Haga, Year 1887.
Patrick H. Lester died 2 Sep 1887 of measles, son of R.B. and Alafare Lster.
Birth and death date years are not compatiable. Must be a transcription
error.
2. Wyoming Co, WV Web Site, Cemeteries
http://members.aol.com/jlcooke2/cemetery.htm
Patrick H. Lester; no birth date; died 1882? (sic 1887); "Infant son of Dr.
Lester, died age 7 months"; buried in Bud Mountain Cemetery, Bud, Wyoming
Co, WV. Using the birth record as 1888 and age of 7 months at death, he
would have died in March 1889.
3. "Families of Wyoming Co, WV" Vol 15, Issue #4, 2000, published by Sally
Seaman-Williams, page 141; "Births, 1888 Wyoming Co, WV, Barkers Ridge".
Patric H. Lester; born on 2 Sep 1888; parents R.B. and Alafare Lester.


Elizabeth "Betty" Lester

1. "Wyoming County Heritage" WGS, Dr. Ralph Bogle Lester Article, page 133.
Daughter, Elizabeth, married (________) Jenkins.
2. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
Barker's Ridge District, Family #51.
Listed as Bettie Lester, age 8, born in Apr 1882, in household of
grandfather, Abner H. Lester.


Ralph Bogle Lester Dr

1. 1860 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
Listed in household of father, Abner H. Lester.
2. 1870 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Barker's Ridge, taken 8 Sep 1870, Family 5.
Listed as Ray B. Lester, working on farm. This maybe a son instead of a daughter.
3. "Marriage Records of Wyoming Co, WV...", Vol 6, No 241, Haga, page 42.
R. B. Lester, age 45, son of A.H. and (______) Lester, married Sarah E.
Belcher, age 28, on 2 Oct 1901.
4. 1880 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, compiled by William A. Marsh, Vol 4, page 726.
Barkers Ridge Township, page 005
Listed as Ralph B. Lester, age 22, in household of father, A.H. Lester, attending school.
5. "Marriage Records of Wyoming Co, WV...", Vol 1, Haga, page 42.
Ralph Borel Lester, age 23, born in McDowell Co, WV, married on 25 Sep 1880
Sarah A. Bishop, age 18, also born in McDowell Co, WV.
6. "Births of Wyoming Co, WV...", 1884, Haga.
William Floyd Lester was born on 1 Sep 1884 at Barkers Ridge to R.B. and Alafair Lester.
7. "Births of Wyoming Co, WV...", Haga, 1881.
Rebecca L. Lester was born on 20 Jun 1881 to R.B. and Sarah A. Lester.
8. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
Barker's Ridge District, Family #36.
Listed as Ralph B. Lester, age 44, as head of household.
9. "Wyoming County Heritage" WGS, Dr. Ralph Bogle Lester Article, page 133.
Died on 15 Feb 1924 at Pinnacle Creek, buried at Bud Cemetery.
10. Wyoming Co, WV Web Site, Cemeteries
http://members.aol.com/jlcooke2/cemetery.htm
Dr. R.B. Lester; born on 10 Mar 1852; died on 15 Feb 1924; buried in Bud
Mountain Cemetery, Bud, Wyoming Co, WV.
11. "Families of Wyoming Co, WV", Vol 16 (2002), No 2, by Sally Seaman-Williams,
page 43.
"Summaries of Lester/Hall cases from Indian fund applications", by James and
Billie Zutaut, File 44146.
Ralph B. Lester; Bud, WV P.O.; 6 children; married twice; son of Abner, Jr
and Mariah Wolfe Lester; grandson of Abner, Sr and Rebecca Whitt Lester and
Elcannah and Francis Wolfe.
12. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Barkers Ridge District, taken on 23 May 1910;
Page 212B, Family #287.
Listed as Ralph B. Lester, age 54, born in WV, married twice, last time for
7 yrs, farmer, head of household.
13. E-mail; 17 Jan 2017.
"...The notes for Dr. Ralph Bogle Lester states:
'9. "Wyoming County Heritage" WGS, Dr. Ralph Bogle Lester Article, page 133. Died on 15 Feb 1924 at Pinnacle Creek, buried at Bud Cemetery...."
"...There is a Certificate of Death for:
R.B. Lester died about 4 am, February 16, 1924 at Ury, WV in Slab Fork District, Raleigh Co., WV, age 68, and parents are listed as Abney Lester and Maria ______ (illegible). He died of "possibly apoplexy"
The age is correct, the date of death is only one day different, and the parents names are very close to Abner Lester and Maria Wolfe. Believe this is Dr. Ralph Bogle Lester..."


Sarah Elizabeth Belcher

1. 1880 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Complied by William A. March, page 763.
Elkhorn Township, page 001.
Listed as Sarah Elizabeth Belcher, age 8, in household of father Daniel S.
Belcher.
2. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
Barker's Ridge District, Family #36.
Listed as Sarah E. Belcher, age 26, a servant, in household of Ralph B.
Lester.
3. "Marriage Records of Wyoming Co, WV...", Vol 6, No 241, Haga, page 42.
R. B. Lester, age 45, son of A.H. and (______) Lester, married Sarah E.
Belcher, age 28, on 2 Oct 1901.
4. Wyoming Co, WV Web Site, Cemeteries
http://members.aol.com/jlcooke2/cemetery.htm
Sarah E. Lester; no birth or death dates; "wife of Dr. R.B. Lester"; buried
in Bell Cemetery, Bud, Wyoming Co, WV.
5. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Barkers Ridge District, taken on 23 May 1910;
Page 212B, Family #287.
Listed as Sarah E. Lester, age 38, born in WV, married twice, last time for
7 yrs, 4 children, 3 living, in household of husband, Ralph B. Lester.


Hernie Lester

1. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Barkers Ridge District, taken on 23 May 1910;
Page 212B, Family #287.
Listed as Hermie Lester, age 6, born in WV, in household of father, Ralph B. Lester.
2. Wyoming Co, WV Death Certificate #4719; WV Archives Web Site.
Hernie Lester; age 21 yrs, 3 mons, 5 days; born on 9 Dec 1904: single; daughter of Dr. R.B. and
Sarah E. Lester; died on 14 mar 1926 at Hanover, Wyoming Co, WV; buried at Bud, WV.
2. Wyoming Co, WV Web Site, Cemeteries
http://members.aol.com/jlcooke2/cemetery.htm
Herman N. Lester; born on 20 Dec 1905; died on 12 Mar 1925; buried in Bud Mountain
Cemetery, Bud, Wyoming Co, WV.


Nerva Lee Lester

1. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Barkers Ridge District; taken on 26 Apr 1930; Page 132B; Image 44 of 56;
Family #___(Line #85).
Listed as Nerva Lee Lester; age 11; born in WV; in household of half brother, William F. lester.


Byrd William Lester

1. 1860 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
Listed as head of household as a farmer.
2. "Marriage Records of Wyoming Co, WV...", Vol 1, Haga, page 49.
Bird Lester, widower, married Mahulda Lambert, widow, on 6 Jul 1859.
He was son of John and Mary Ann Lester. He was born in Montgomery Co, VA.


Eve D. Lester

1. 1860 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
Listed in household of father, Bird Lester, with stepmother, Mahulda
Lambert.


Martha A. Lester

1. 1860 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
Listed in household of father, Bird Lester, with stepmother, Mahulda
Lambert.


Luemma A. Lester

1. 1860 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
Listed in household of father, Bird Lester, with stepmother, Mahulda
Lambert.


Laura J. Lester

1. 1860 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
Listed in household of father, Bird Lester, with stepmother, Mahulda
Lambert.


Virginia R. Lester

1. 1860 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
Listed in household of father, Bird Lester, with stepmother, Mahulda
Lambert.


Hugh James Lilly

1. 1850 Census, Mercer Co, WV, 42nd District, taken on 26 Jul 1850; page 155B, Family #115
Listed as Hugh J. Lilly, age 20, born in VA, in household of father, Joseph Lilly.
2. 1860 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
Listed as head of household as a farmer.
3. Ancestry.com Web Site, Hugh Lilly search, 28 Mar 2002, submitted by
Mark Buckland, woodrowmb@aol.com.
Hugh J. Lilly; born on 14 Apr 1830 in Giles Co, VA; son of Joseph L. and
Mary Elizabeth Shrewsbury Lilly; married Mahala (_______).
4. Ancestry.com Web Site, Joseph L. Lilly search, 29 Mar 2002, submitted by
Rep. Glen Maxey, repgmaxey@aol.com.
Joseph L. Lilly; born on 16 Sep 1803 in Montgamery Co, VA; son of Edmond and
Edith Meador Lilly; died on 13 Sep 1883 at Dunns, Mercer Co, WV; married
Mary Elizabeth Shrewsbury on 29 Oct 1825 in Giles Co, WV.
Son, Hugh James Lilly; married Mahala Shrewsbury, born abt 1830.


Mahala Shrewsbury

1. 1860 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
Listed in household of husband, Hugh J. Lilly.
2. Ancestry.com Web Site, Joseph L. Lilly search, 29 Mar 2002, submitted by
Rep. Glen Maxey, repgmaxey@aol.com.
Joseph L. Lilly; born on 16 Sep 1803 in Montgamery Co, VA; son of Edmond and
Edith Meador Lilly; died on 13 Sep 1883 at Dunns, Mercer Co, WV; married
Mary Elizabeth Shrewsbury on 29 Oct 1825 in Giles Co, WV.
Son, Hugh James Lilly; married Mahala Shrewsbury, born abt 1830.


Malinda Lilly

1. 1860 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
Listed in household of father, Hugh J. Lilly.
2. 1870 Census, Mercer Co, WV; Jumping Branch Township; Jumping Branch PO; taken on 31 Aug
1870; Page 581A; Family #153/152.
Listed as Malinda Lilly; age 18; born in VA; residing; in household of Austin Hatcher.


Harriett Lilly

1. 1860 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
Listed in household of father, Hugh J. Lilly.
2. 1870 Census, Mercer Co, WV; Plymouth Township; Concord Church PO; taken on 18 Aug 1870;
Page 566B; Family #282/282.
Listed as Harriet Lilly; age14; born in VA; domestic servant; in household of John Roles.


Lorenzo L. Lilly

1. 1860 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
Listed in household of father, Hugh J. Lilly.
2. 1870 Census, Mercer Co, WV; Rock Township; Spanishburg PO; taken on 24 Sep 1870; Page 581A;
Family #188/188.
Listed as Lorenzo L. Lilly; age 13; born in VA; residing; in household of Edgar Massey.


Jane Lilly

1. 1870 Census, Mercer Co, WV; Jumping Branch Township; Jumping Branch PO; taken on 19 Aug
1870; Page 529A; Family #1/1.
Listed as Jane Lilly; age 7; born in WV; residing; in household of grandfather, Joseph Lilly, Sr.


Nancy E. Lilly

1. 1870 Census, Mercer Co, WV; Jumping Branch Township; Jumping Branch PO; taken on 19 Aug
1870; Page 529A; Family #1/1.
Listed as Nancy Lilly; age 5; born in WV; residing; in household of grandfather, Joseph Lilly, Sr.
2. 1880 Census, Mercer Co, WV; Rock District; taken on 7 Jun 1880, Page 63A; Family #42.
Listed as Nancy E. Lilly, age 15, born in WV, in household of brother, Alexander H. Lilly.


Mary Lilly

1. 1870 Census, Mercer Co, WV; Jumping Branch Township; Jumping Branch PO; taken on 19 Aug
1870; Page 529A; Family #1/1.
Listed as Mary Lilly; age 3; born in WV; residing; in household of grandfather, Joseph Lilly, Sr.