McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families and Individules

Notes


Simon Curry

1. 1910 Census, Wilkes Co, NC; Antioch Township; taken on 6 May 1910; Page 225A; Image 17
of 17; Family #160/160.
Listed as Simon Curry; age 37; born in NC; married once for 16 yrs; farmer; head of household.


Laura Myers

1. 1910 Census, Wilkes Co, NC; Antioch Township; taken on 6 May 1910; Page 225A; Image 17
of 17; Family #160/160.
Listed as Laura E. Curry; age 32; born in NC; married once for 16 yrs; 6 children, 4 living; in household
of husband, Simon Curry.


Charles A. Curry

1. 1910 Census, Wilkes Co, NC; Antioch Township; taken on 6 May 1910; Page 225A; Image 17
of 17; Family #160/160.
Listed as Charles A. Curry; age 10; born in NC; in household of father, Simon Curry.


Mollie E. Curry

1. 1910 Census, Wilkes Co, NC; Antioch Township; taken on 6 May 1910; Page 225A; Image 17
of 17; Family #160/160.
Listed as Mollie E. Curry; age 8; born in NC; in household of father, Simon Curry.


William P. Curry

1. 1910 Census, Wilkes Co, NC; Antioch Township; taken on 6 May 1910; Page 225A; Image 17
of 17; Family #160/160.
Listed as William P. Curry; age 2; born in NC; in household of father, Simon Curry.


Doff Boyd Cook

1. Raleigh Co, WV; Birth Registry; Vol #__(1896); Page 84; Line #77; WV Archives Web Site.
Boyd (Doff, written in) Cook; born 27 (marked thru, 28 written in) Mar 1896 at Lester, WV to
J.L. and Martha C. Cook; reported by father, J.L. Cook.
2. 1900 Census, Raleigh Co, WV; Trap Hill District; taken on 19 Jun 1900; Page 316B; Image 20 of
29; Family #171/171.
Listed as Boyd Cook; age 4; born Mar 1896 in WV; in household of father, James L. Cook.
3. 1910 Census, Raleigh Co, WV; Trap Hill District; Lester Village; taken on 22 Apr 1910; Page 256B;
Image 22 of 57; Family #183/188.
Listed as Dof Cook; age 14; born in WV; odd job laborer; in household of father, James L. Cook.
4. Raleigh Co, WV; WW I Draft Registration Card #3187; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Doff B. Cook; age 21; born 21 Mar 1896 at Lester, Raleigh Co, WV; living at lester, WV; laborer
for Pennsylvania Drilling Co, Pittsburgh, PA; single with physical disability; medium heigt and build;
brown hair and dark hair; thigh broken and improperly set.
5. Border Crossings from US to Canada, 1908-1935; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Canadian Immigration Service; 1 Aug 1920; Onterio; Doff Cook; age 24; born at Lester, WV;
occupation, diamond drill machine operator; baptist; $100 in possession; seeking employment;
last residence, Rogers, MI; railroad ticket on CPR from ??? to Sherbrook Quebec; first time in
Canada.
6. 1940 Census, Lancaster, Fairfield Co, OH;South Broad Street; in on __ Apr 1940; Page 414A; E.D.
23-25; Image 41 of 48; Household #471.
Liisted as Doff Cook; age 43; born in WV; married; lodger; 5th grade education; lived in Globe,
Clarke Co, KY on 1 Apr 1935; coal dryer operator in mineral industry.
7. Social Security Death Index; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Doff Cook; born 28 Mar 1896; died in Jan 1976; last residence, Olive Hill, Carter Co, KY;
SS #170-03-1722; card issued in PA before 1951.
8. KY Death Index, 1911-2000; Ancestry.com Web Site; Certificate 3995; Vol 8.
Doff Cook; age 79; died 30 Jan 1976 in Rowan Co, KY; residence, Carter Co, KY.
9. US Dept of Vetrans Affairs, Death File, 1850-2010; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Doff Coof; born 29 Mar 1896; died 30 jan 1976; SS #170-03-1722l enlisted 28 Jun 1918;
relaesed 26 Jul 1919.
10. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Bowen Chapel Cemetery; Olive Hill, Carter Co, KY; created by Shanna
Nicole on 2 Mar 2007.
Pvt. Doff B. Cook; born in 1896; died in 1976; buried here; double headstone with no entry
for other person.


Marie Wilson

1. "The Daily Independent"; Ashland, KY; 27 Nov 2008; Newspaper Obit.
"Marie Wilson Cook Jordan, age 87, of Flemingsburg Road, Morehead, Ky., passed away Thursday morning, Nov. 27, 2008 in Life Care Center in Morehead.

"She was born Aug. 5, 1921, in Carter County, Ky., a daughter of the late Avery Sr. and Jenny Ellison Wilson. Marie was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, sister and friend. She was a homemaker, a member of Bowen Chapel Freewill Baptist Church and retired from the Carter County Board of Education where she was employed as a cook.

"In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her first husband of 36 years, Doff Boyd Cook; one son, Boyd Edward Cook; three brothers, Avery Wilson Jr., Woodrow Wilson and Ralph Wilson; and twin sisters, Mearl Ferguson and Pearl Clark.

"She is survived by her second husband of 23 years, Ernest Jordan of Morehead; two sons and daughters-in-law, Fred Lane and Pauletta Cook of Ashland, Ky., and Jim and June Jordan of Sand Springs, Okla.; three daughters and sons-in-law, Sandra Colleen Smith and Paul of Elliott County, Ky., Sharon Kay Helterbrand and Arlen of Indianapolis, Ind., and Jenny Hope Hawes of Simpsonville, Ky.; 14 grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren; one brother and sister-in-law, John D. and Eleanor Wilson of Knoxville, Tenn.; and one sister and brother-in-law, Katherine and Jim Dalton of Ashland. She also has several nieces, nephews, other family members and friends who will sadly mourn her passing.

"Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 29, 2008, at the Globe Funeral Chapel in Olive Hill, Ky., with Brother Clyde Holbrook and Brother Dale Richmond officiating. Burial will follow in Bowen Chapel Cemetery in Olive Hill..."


Marie Wilson

1. "The Daily Independent"; Ashland, KY; 27 Nov 2008; Newspaper Obit.
"Marie Wilson Cook Jordan, age 87, of Flemingsburg Road, Morehead, Ky., passed away Thursday morning, Nov. 27, 2008 in Life Care Center in Morehead.

"She was born Aug. 5, 1921, in Carter County, Ky., a daughter of the late Avery Sr. and Jenny Ellison Wilson. Marie was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, sister and friend. She was a homemaker, a member of Bowen Chapel Freewill Baptist Church and retired from the Carter County Board of Education where she was employed as a cook.

"In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her first husband of 36 years, Doff Boyd Cook; one son, Boyd Edward Cook; three brothers, Avery Wilson Jr., Woodrow Wilson and Ralph Wilson; and twin sisters, Mearl Ferguson and Pearl Clark.

"She is survived by her second husband of 23 years, Ernest Jordan of Morehead; two sons and daughters-in-law, Fred Lane and Pauletta Cook of Ashland, Ky., and Jim and June Jordan of Sand Springs, Okla.; three daughters and sons-in-law, Sandra Colleen Smith and Paul of Elliott County, Ky., Sharon Kay Helterbrand and Arlen of Indianapolis, Ind., and Jenny Hope Hawes of Simpsonville, Ky.; 14 grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren; one brother and sister-in-law, John D. and Eleanor Wilson of Knoxville, Tenn.; and one sister and brother-in-law, Katherine and Jim Dalton of Ashland. She also has several nieces, nephews, other family members and friends who will sadly mourn her passing.

"Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 29, 2008, at the Globe Funeral Chapel in Olive Hill, Ky., with Brother Clyde Holbrook and Brother Dale Richmond officiating. Burial will follow in Bowen Chapel Cemetery in Olive Hill..."


Harlos Norval Cook

1. "The Register herald"; Beckley, WV; 8 Mar 2006; Newspaper Obit.
"Harlos Norval Cook, 95, of Mechanicsville Va., previously of Kingston, went to be with his Maker on March 4, 2006.
"He is survived by his loving wife of 72 years, Pauline Gerencir Cook.
"He resided in Kingston for the first half of his life before moving to Virginia in 1958. Born in Lester, where he spent his childhood, he graduated from Trap Hill High School in 1931, the first graduating class.
"He was the son of James Levi Cook and Idella Davis Acord; J. Levi was the son of Mathew Ellison Cook and Mary Rebecca Cross; Mathew was the son of James Wilson Cooke and Deborah Christian Cozart; Wilse was the son of Thomas Cooke Sr. and Eleanor Riggins; Tom was the son of John Cooke, who was the first settler of Wyoming County and first ancestor in America, and his wife, Nellie Pemberton Goodall.
He was preceded in death by daughter Carole Sue Farrar; his sister, Eunice Lee Adams; half sister, Viola Ellen Acord; and half brothers: Fred Albert Cook, Doff Boyd Cook, Edward Herbert Cook and George Gould Cook.
"He is survived by children, Patsy Dellanor Godsey, Terry Leslie Cook and William Rand Cook; nine grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren; brothers-in law, sisters-in law and numerous special nieces and nephews.
"He worked for many years as a coal miner in several West Virginia mines, including Kingston, Carlisle, Kopperston, Cabin Creek and Westerly. He retired from the Richmond, Va., City Parks and Recreation Department. He was a member of Gethsemane Church of Christ in Mechanicsville, where he served as deacon.
"Remains rest at Mechanicsville Chapel, Bennett Funeral Home, Lee-Davis Road, Mechanicsville, Va., where visitation was held Monday, March 6.
"Funeral service will be 2 p.m. Tuesday, March 7, at Gethsemane Church of Christ, Mechanicsville. The Rev. Ronald Jones will officiate. Interment will be at the Gethsemane Church Cemetery..."


Woodrow P. Underwood

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Hensley; taken on 12 Apr 1930; Page 56B;
Image 42 of 57; Family #360/378.
Listed as Woodrow P. Underwood; age 11; born in VA; in household of father, Grover C.
Underwood.
2. 1940 Cenus, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Premier; taken on 15 Apr 1940; E.D.24-40;
Page 785B; Image 16 of 36; Household #99.
Listed as Woodrrow Underwood; age 21; born in VA; 1 yr HS education; lived in McDowell Co, WV
on 1 Apr 1935; truck driver for contractor; in household of father, Grover C. Underwood.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1946); Page 381; WV Archives Web Site.
Woodrow P. Underwood; age 28; born in Christiansburg, VA; single; living at Premier, WV;
married on 21 Sep 1946 at War, WV; Mary Shandor; age 26; born in VA; single; living at Coalwood,
WV.


Mary Shandor

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1946); Page 381; WV Archives Web Site.
Woodrow P. Underwood; age 28; born in Christiansburg, VA; single; living at Premier, WV;
married on 21 Sep 1946 at War, WV; Mary Shandor; age 26; born in VA; single; living at Coalwood,
WV.


Charles Ernest Reeves

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1926); Page 73; WV Archives Web Site.
Charlie Reeves; age 22; born in Hawks (sic, Hawkins) Co, TN; single; miner; living at Twin Branch,
WV; son of Will and Bell; married on 5 Jun 1926 at Welch, WV; Nellie Barbour; age 21; born in
Carter Co, KY; single; daughter of John and Nancy.
2. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Broens Creek District; Twin Branch; taken on 9 Apr 1930; Page
49A; Image 27 of 57; Family #237/352.
Listed as Charlie Reeves; age 25; born in TN; married at 23; loader in coal mine; head of
household.
3. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Premier; taken on 15 Apr 1940; E.D.24-40;
Page 785B; Image 16 of 36; Household #100.
Listed as Charlie Reeves; age 35; born in TN; 6th grade education; lived in McDowell Co, WV on
1 Apr 1935; general inside work in coal mine, head of household.
4. Social Security Death Index; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Charles Reeves; born 6 Aug 1904; died in Sep 1984; last residence, Hemphill, McDowell Co, WV;
SS #236-05-9894; card issued in WV before 1951.


Nellie Barber

1. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Twin Branch; taken on 25 Apr 1910; Page
187B; Image 4 of 33; Family #55/62.
Listed as Nella Barber; age 3; born in KY; in household of father, John Barber.
2. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Twin Branch; taken on 17 Jan 1920; Page
256B; Image 21 of 26; Family 570/574.
Listed as Nellie Barber; age 12; born in KY; in household of father, John Barber.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1926); Page 73; WV Archives Web Site.
Charlie Reeves; age 22; born in Hawks (sic, Hawkins) Co, TN; single; miner; living at Twin Branch,
WV; son of Will and Bell; married on 5 Jun 1926 at Welch, WV; Nellie Barbour; age 21; born in
Carter Co, KY; single; daughter of John and Nancy.
4. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Broens Creek District; Twin Branch; taken on 9 Apr 1930; Page
49A; Image 27 of 57; Family #237/352.
Listed as Nellie Reeves; age 24; born in KY; married at 23; in household of husband, Charles
Reeves.
5. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Premier; taken on 15 Apr 1940; E.D.24-40;
Page 785B; Image 16 of 36; Household #100.
Listed as Nellie Reeves; age 33; born in KY; 4th grade education; lived in McDowell Co, WV on
1 Apr 1935; in household of husband, Charles Reeves.
6. Social Security Death Index; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Nellie Reeves; born 27 Dec 1906; died in May 1985; last residence, Hemphill, McDowell Co, WV;
SS #235-56-7247; card issued in WV in 1953.


Earnest Lee Reeves

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Broens Creek District; Twin Branch; taken on 9 Apr 1930; Page
49A; Image 27 of 57; Family #237/352.
Listed as Earnest Reeves; age 1 yr 6 mons; born in WV; in household of father, Charles Reeves.
2. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Premier; taken on 15 Apr 1940; E.D.24-40;
Page 785B; Image 16 of 36; Household #100.
Listed as Ernest Reeves; age 12; born in WV; 4th grade education; lived in McDowell Co, WV on
1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Charles Reeves.


Sylvia Loretta Reeves

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Premier; taken on 15 Apr 1940; E.D.24-40;
Page 785B; Image 16 of 36; Household #100.
Listed as Loredu Reeves; age 10; born in WV; 3rd grade education; lived in McDowell Co, WV on
1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Charles Reeves.


Donald Hoawrd Reeves

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Premier; taken on 15 Apr 1940; E.D.24-40;
Page 785B; Image 16 of 36; Household #100.
Listed as Donald Reeves; age 7; born in WV; 1st grade education; lived in McDowell Co, WV on
1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Charles Reeves.


Charles Millard Reeves

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Premier; taken on 15 Apr 1940; E.D.24-40;
Page 785B; Image 16 of 36; Household #100.
Listed as Charles Reeves; age 4; born in WV; no education; in household of father, Charles Reeves.


William Cliford Reeves

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Premier; taken on 15 Apr 1940; E.D.24-40;
Page 785B; Image 16 of 36; Household #100.
Listed as Clifford Reeves; age 2; born in WV; no education; in household of father, Charles Reeves.


Franklin Douglas Reeves

1. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #15745; WV Archives Web Site.
Franklin Douglas Reeves; age 2 days; born 8 Nov 1942 at Premier, WV; son of Clarence (sic, Charles)
Edward and Nellie (Barber) Reeves; died 11 Nov 1942 at Premier, WV; due to prenatial dustous arteriosus;
buried 12 Nov 1942 in Iaeger Memorial, Roderfield, WV; informant, C.E. Reeves, Premier, WV.
2. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
Gathering Roots; 18 oct 2013; maintained by D. Snow.
Franklin Douglas Reeves; born 8 Nov 1942; died 11 Nov 1942; buried here; no grave marker photo
shown; death certificate and parents photo posted.


John Plesant Barber

1. 1900 Census, Boyd Co, KY; East Fork District; taken on 26 Jun 1900; Page 256B; Image 50 of 51;
Family #405/418.
Listed as John Barber; age 39; born in Sep 1860 in KY; married 18 yrs; farm laborer; head of household.
2. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Twin Branch; taken on 25 Apr 1910; Page
187B; Image 4 of 33; Family #55/62.
Listed as John Barber; age 51; born in KY; married once for 28 yrs; coal miner; head of household.
3. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Twin Branch; taken on 17 Jan 1920; Page
256B; Image 21 of 26; Family 570/574.
Listed as John Barber; age 61; born in KY; married; coal miner; head of household.
4. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Twin Branch; taken on 9 Apr 1930; Page
49A; Image 27 of 57; Family #237/352.
Listed as John Barber; age 67; born in KY; married at 21; in household of son-in-law,
Charles Reeves.
5. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #11907; WV Archives Web Site.
John Plesant Barber; age abt 77; born in Elliott Co, KY; married; husband of Nancie Sexton;
merchant; living at Twin Branch, WV; son of John and Sarah (Clay) Barber; died 16 Aug 1936
Welch, WV; from a cerebral apoplexy due to arteriosclerosis; buried 18 Aug 1936 at Twin Branch,
WV; informant, A. D. Barber, Hensley, WV.


Nancy Hannah Sexton

1. 1900 Census, Boyd Co, KY; East Fork District; taken on 26 Jun 1900; Page 256B; Image 50 of 51;
Family #405/418.
Listed as Nancy Barber; age 37; born in Jan 1863 in KY; married 18 yrs; 7 children, all living; in
household of husband, John P. Barber.
2. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Twin Branch; taken on 25 Apr 1910; Page
187B; Image 4 of 33; Family #55/62.
Listed as Nancy H. Barber; age 48; born in KY; married once for 28 yrs; 10 children, 9 living; in
household of husband, John P. Barber.
3. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Twin Branch; taken on 17 Jan 1920; Page
256B; Image 21 of 26; Family 570/574.
Listed as Nancy H. Barber; age 57; born in KY; married; in household of husband, John P. Barber.
4. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Twin Branch; taken on 9 Apr 1930; Page
49A; Image 27 of 57; Family #237/352.
Listed as Nancy H. Barber; age 64; born in KY; married at 18; in household of son-in-law,
Charles Reeves.


Ellen B. Barber

1. 1900 Census, Boyd Co, KY; East Fork District; taken on 26 Jun 1900; Page 256B; Image 50 of 51;
Family #405/418.
Listed as Elly B. Barber; age 15; born in Feb 1885 in KY; in household of father, John P. Barber.
2. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Twin Branch; taken on 25 Apr 1910; Page
187B; Image 4 of 33; Family #55/62.
Listed as Ellen Barber; age 17 (sic); born in KY; in household of father, John Barber.


Frank Barber

1. 1900 Census, Boyd Co, KY; East Fork District; taken on 26 Jun 1900; Page 256B; Image 50 of 51;
Family #405/418.
Listed as Frank Barber; age 8; born in Jan 1892 in KY; in household of father, John P. Barber.


James Allen "Dock" Barber

1. 1900 Census, Boyd Co, KY; East Fork District; taken on 26 Jun 1900; Page 256B; Image 50 of 51;
Family #405/418.
Listed as James A. Barber; age 5; born in Aug 1894 in KY; in household of father, John P. Barber.


Rosco Berlin Barber

1. 1900 Census, Boyd Co, KY; East Fork District; taken on 26 Jun 1900; Page 256B; Image 50 of 51;
Family #405/418.
Listed as Rosco Barber; age 3; born in May 1897 in KY; in household of father, John P. Barber.
2. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Twin Branch; taken on 25 Apr 1910; Page
187B; Image 4 of 33; Family #55/62.
Listed as Rasco Barber; age 14; born in KY; in household of father, John Barber.