McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families and Individuals

Notes


Robert Taylor Coburn

1. 1910 Census; McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Marytown; taken on 22 Apr 1910; Page
192B; Image 12 of 12; Family #152/159.
Listed as Taylor Coburn; age 24; born in KY; married once for 3 yrs; caol miner; head of household.
2. "Lilliam A. Mullinax McClure Family Tree"; posted by oldgreyheadedman; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Levie "Lena" Pigg; daughter of Felix and Louisa Hester (McClure) Pigg; married in 1906 in Lawrence
Co, KY; Robert Taylor Colburn; they divorced in the 1910 to 1915 period in McDowell Co, WV; had
daughter, Opal L. Coburn; born 8 Mar 1910; died in May 1986 in Pomona, Los Angeles Co, CA.
3. Boone Co, WV; WW II Draft Registration Card #U-2292; 27 Apr 1942; LDS Web Site.
Robert Taylor Coburn; age 47; born 18 May 1885 in Lawrence Co, KY; living at Bloomingrose,
Boone Co, WV; employed by Lloyd Grant at Eunice, WV; person who will always know address,
Mrs. Maude Coburn; Bloomingrose, WV; 5'5" tall; 145 lbs; gray eyes; brown hair; light complexion.
4. Social Security Death Index; LDS Web Site.
Robert Coburn; born 18 May 185; died in Oct 1964; last residence, Kanawha Co, WV;
SS#235-09-6835; card issued in WV. (SS# differs from death certificate; -6835 vs -5835)
5. Raleigh Co, WV; Death Certificate #'64 015048; WV Archives Web Site via LDS Web Site.
Robert Taylor Coburn; age 79; born 18 May 1885 in Louisa, KY; married; living at 119 30 1/2
Venable Ave, Chesapeake, Kanawha Co, WV; coal miner; SS #235-09-5835; served in WWI from
22 Apr 1917 to 18 Jan 1919; son of Thomas and Nerva Jane (McClure) Coburn; died 8 Oct 1964
in the VA Hospital, Beckley, WV; from broncopneumonia due to arteriosclerotic heart disease with
chronic brain syndrome and chronic pyelonephritis; buried 10 Oct 1964 in Cunningham Memorial
Cemetery, St. Albans, WV.


Maude Marrs

1. 1900 Census, Mingo Co, WV; Magnolia District; taken on 12 Jun 1900; Page 219A; Image 37 of
61; Family #266/368.
Listed as Maud Mars; age 2 mons; born in Mar 1900 in WV; in household of father, Thomas Marrs.
2. Boone Co, WV; Death Certificate #2527; WV Archives Web Site.
Maude Coburn; age 42 yrs, 11 mons, 7 days; born 24 Mar 1900 at Thacker, WV; married; wife of
R.T. Coburn; living at Bloomingrose, WV; daughter of Toma and Melty (Tacket) Myres; died 1 Mar
1943 at her home in Bloomingrose, WV; from apoplexy due to hypertension; buried 7 Mar 1943 in
Bloomingrose Cemerety, Bloomingrose, WV; informant, R.T. Coburn, Bloomingrose, WV.
3. Family Tree; submitted by larryv27; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Personal knowledge of Jeff Ridge, greatgrandson of Matilda Tackett.


Thomas L. "Tom" Marrs

1. 1880 Census, Pike Co, KY; Pikeville Precinct; taken 14 Jun 1880; Page 593A; Image 22 of 31;
Family #289/289.
Listed as Thomas L. Marrs; age 7; born in WV; in household of father, Samuel Marrs.
2. 1900 Census, Mingo Co, WV; Magnolia District; taken on 12 Jun 1900; Page 219A; Image 37 of
61; Family #266/368.
Listed as Thomas Mars; age 28; born in Apr 1872 in KY; married 5 yrs; coal miner; head of
household.


Matilda Catherine "Melty" Tackett

1. 1900 Census, Mingo Co, WV; Magnolia District; taken on 12 Jun 1900; Page 219A; Image 37 of
61; Family #266/368.
Listed as Matilda Mars; age 22; born in Mar 1878 in KY; married 5 yrs; 3 children, all living; in
household of husband, Thomas Marrs.


Sarah Marrs

1. 1900 Census, Mingo Co, WV; Magnolia District; taken on 12 Jun 1900; Page 219A; Image 37 of
61; Family #266/368.
Listed as Sarah Mars; age 2; born in Apr 1898 in WV; in household of father, Thomas
Marrs.


Willie England Marrs

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Death Certificate #12703; WV Archives Web Site.
Willie England Marrs; age 43 yrs, 0 mons, 16 days; born 18 Sep 1902 at Red Jacket, WV; married;
coal miner; husband of Esta Marrs, age 33; living at Hatcher, WV; son of Tom and Tilda Catherine
(Tackett) Marrs; died 4 Oct 1945 at Lynco, WV; from badly crushed head and body; mine
accident; ran over by mine motor; buried 7 Oct 1945 in Walker Cemetery, Hatcher, WV; i
nformant, Mrs. Esta Marrs, Hatcher, WV.


Willie Hendricks

1. Boone Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1925); Page 108; WV Archives Web Site.
Willie Hendricks; age 22; born in McDowell Co, WV; living at Kimball, WV; son of L.H. Hendricks;
married on 14 Nov 1925 at Maidson, WV; Opal Coburn; age 21; born in McDowell Co, WV; living in
Boone Co, WV; daughter of Taylor Coburn.


Opal L. Coburn

1. "Lilliam A. Mullinax McClure Family Tree"; posted by oldgreyheadedman; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Levie "Lena" Pigg; daughter of Feliz and Louisa Hester (McClure) Pigg; married in 1906 in Lawrence
Co, KY; Robert Taylor Colburn; they divorced in the 1910 to 1915 period in McDowell Co, WV; had
daughter, Opal L. Coburn; born 8 Mar 1910; died in May 1986 in Pomona, Los Angeles Co, CA.
2. 1910 Census; McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Marytown; taken on 22 Apr 1910; Page
192B; Image 12 of 12; Family #152/159.
Listed as Opal Coburn; age 1 mon; born in KY; in household of father, Robert T. Coburn.
3. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Davy; taken on 8 Jan 1920; Page 240B;
Image 26 of 37; Family #261/264.
Listed as Opal Rose (sic, Coburn); age 9; born in WV; in household of Alexander Rose, with mother.
4. Boone Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1925); Page 108; WV Archives Web Site.
Willie Hendricks; age 22; born in McDowell Co, WV; living at Kimball, WV; son of L.H. Hendricks;
married on 14 Nov 1925 at Maidson, WV; Opal Coburn; age 21; born in McDowell Co, WV; living in
Boone Co, WV; daughter of Taylor Coburn.


John Edward Kenna Gore

1. "Wyoming Co Wills 1850-1900", Haga.
Will of William Gore. Lists wife Margaret C. and sons: Leroy and John E. K.
Gore. Dated 12 Jun 1890, recorded 4 Aug 1890.
2. "Births of Wyoming Co, WV", Haga, 1879.
Kenna Gore was born on 25 May 1879 to William and Margarette Gore.
3. "Marriage Records of Wyoming Co, WV...", Vol 5, No 256, Haga, page 32.
John E. Gore, age 19, son of William and Margaret Gore, married Mary Barbara
Belcher, age 18, born in McDowell Co, WV, daughter of James F. and Eliza
Belcher, on 23 Feb 1898.
4. 1880 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, compiled by William A. Marsh, Vol 4, page 716.
Clear Fork Township, page 003.
Listed as Kenna Gore, age 1, in household of father, William Gore.
5. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Clear Fork District, taken on 4 Jun 1900, Page
245A, Family #22.
Listed as John E. K. Goare, age 21, born in May 1879 in WV, farmer, head of household.
6. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1915); Page 323; WV Archives Web Site.
J.E. Gore; age 35; born and living in Wyoming Co, WV; son of ____; married on 6 Feb 1915 at
the home of Lettie Shields; Lettie Shields; age 25; born and living in Wyoming Co, WV; daughter
of _______.
7. Ancestry.com Web Site, Mary Barbara Belcher Search, 27 Jun 2002, submitted
by Mickey Fine, so2fine@aol.com.
John Edward Kenna Gore; born on 25 May 1879; died on 19 Jul 1948 at
Mullins, Wyoming Co, WV; son of William and Margaret Ellis Gore; married
Mary Barbara Belcher on 23 Feb 1898 at Elk Lick, WV.
8. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Slab Fork District, Mullins, taken on 5 Apr 1930, Page 209B,
Family #142.
Listed as J.E. Gore, age 50, born in WV, married at 43, carpenter, head of household.


Lettie Shields

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Birth Registry; Vol #__(1889); Page 76; Baieysville District; Line #29; WV
Archives Web Site.
Lettie Shields; born 21 Nov 1889 at Baielysville, WV; parents, Lane and Laura (Morgan) Shields.
2. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Baileysville District; taken on 7 Jun 1900; Page 207A; Image 7 of
19; Family #53/53.
Listed as Lettie Shields; age 11; born in WV in Nov 1888; in household of father, William L.
Shields.
3. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Baileysvelle District, taken on 29 Apr 1910; Page 193A; Image
21 of 23; Family #178/178.
Listed as Lettie Shields; age 20; born in WV; in household of father, William Lane Shields.
4. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1910); Page 275; WV Archives Web Site.
Garfield G. Paynter; age 28; born and living in Wyoming Co, WV; son of John F. and Martha A.;
married on 11 May 1910 at the home of W.L. Shields; Lettie Shields; age 21; born and living in
Wyoming Co, WV; daughter of W.L. and Laura.
5. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1915); Page 323; WV Archives Web Site.
J.E. Gore; age 35; born and living in Wyoming Co, WV; son of ____; married on 6 Feb 1915 at
the home of Lettie Shields; Lettie Shields; age 25; born and living in Wyoming Co, WV; daughter
of _______.
6. 1920 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Baileysville District; taken on 17 Jan 1920; Page 140B; Image 12
of 21; Family #93/93.
Listed as Lettie Shields, age 30, in household of father, William L. Shields, with son, Doris Paynter.
7. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Baileysville District; taken on 3 Apr 1930; Page 73A; Image 3 of
25; Family #32/32.
Listed as Lettie Shields; age 39; born in WV; divorced; farmer; head of household.
8. 1940 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Baileysville District; E.D. 55-1; taken on 17 Apr 1940; Page 3B;
Image 6 of 45; Household #45.
Listed as Lettie Shields; age 50; born in WV; divorced; 5th grade education; lived in same place
on 1 Apr 1935; cooking project; head of household.
9. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1952); Page 495; WV Archives Web Site.
Isaac Edward Brooks; age 66; born and living at Oceana, WV; widowed; son of Andrew J. and
Juliet A. Brooks; married om 21 Mar 1952 at Oceana, WV; Lettie Shields; born and living at
Baileysville, WV; divorced; duaghter of Lane R. and Laura Shields.


Ronnie Joseph "Joe" Gore Shields

1. 1940 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Baileysville District; E.D. 55-1; taken on 17 Apr 1940; Page 3B;
Image 6 of 45; Household #45.
Listed as Joe Shields; age 6; born in WV; no education; not attending school; lived in
same place on 1 Apr 1935; in household of mother, Lettie Shields.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #3463; WV Archives Web Site.
Ronmie Joe Shields; age 13; born 20 Feb___; at Premier, WV; student; living at Baileysville, WV;
son of lettie Shields; died 26 jan 1948 at Welch, WV; from cardiac insuffiency due to rheumatic
heart disease; buried 28 Jan 1948 in Shannon Cemetery, Baileysville, WV; informant, E.C. Cooper,
Baileysville, WV. (Stevens Clinic written in over certificate number).
3. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Palm Memorial Gardens, Matheny, Wyoming Co, WV; submitted by
Patty Greene; 20 Jun 2008.
Ronnie Joe Shields; born 20 Feb 1934; died 26 Jan 1948; buried here.
(Death Certificate states he was buried in the Shannon Cemetery at Baileysville, WV. This entry
is in error)
4. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Shannon Cemetery, Baileysville, Wyoming Co, WV; submitted by
Kenneth Bowen; 9 Jan 2012.
Ronnie Joe Shields; born 20 Feb 1935; died 26 Jan 1948; buried here; newspaper article of Obit
shown.


Isaac Edward Brooks

1. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
Oceana District, Family #60.
Listed as Edward I. Brooks, age 14, in household of mother, Julia Brooks.
2. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1952); Page 495; WV Archives Web Site.
Isaac Edward Brooks; age 66; born and living at Oceana, WV; widowed; son of Andrew J. and
Juliet A. Brooks; married om 21 Mar 1952 at Oceana, WV; Lettie Shields; born and living at
Baileysville, WV; divorced; duaghter of Lane R. and Laura Shields.
3. Wyoming Co, WV Web Site, Cemeteries
http://members.aol.com/jlcooke2/cemetery.htm
I. Edward Cook; born on 4 Jul 1885; died on 18 Aug 1967; buried in
Cook Cemetery, Kopperston, Wyoming Co, WV.


Lettie Shields

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Birth Registry; Vol #__(1889); Page 76; Baieysville District; Line #29; WV
Archives Web Site.
Lettie Shields; born 21 Nov 1889 at Baielysville, WV; parents, Lane and Laura (Morgan) Shields.
2. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Baileysville District; taken on 7 Jun 1900; Page 207A; Image 7 of
19; Family #53/53.
Listed as Lettie Shields; age 11; born in WV in Nov 1888; in household of father, William L.
Shields.
3. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Baileysvelle District, taken on 29 Apr 1910; Page 193A; Image
21 of 23; Family #178/178.
Listed as Lettie Shields; age 20; born in WV; in household of father, William Lane Shields.
4. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1910); Page 275; WV Archives Web Site.
Garfield G. Paynter; age 28; born and living in Wyoming Co, WV; son of John F. and Martha A.;
married on 11 May 1910 at the home of W.L. Shields; Lettie Shields; age 21; born and living in
Wyoming Co, WV; daughter of W.L. and Laura.
5. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1915); Page 323; WV Archives Web Site.
J.E. Gore; age 35; born and living in Wyoming Co, WV; son of ____; married on 6 Feb 1915 at
the home of Lettie Shields; Lettie Shields; age 25; born and living in Wyoming Co, WV; daughter
of _______.
6. 1920 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Baileysville District; taken on 17 Jan 1920; Page 140B; Image 12
of 21; Family #93/93.
Listed as Lettie Shields, age 30, in household of father, William L. Shields, with son, Doris Paynter.
7. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Baileysville District; taken on 3 Apr 1930; Page 73A; Image 3 of
25; Family #32/32.
Listed as Lettie Shields; age 39; born in WV; divorced; farmer; head of household.
8. 1940 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Baileysville District; E.D. 55-1; taken on 17 Apr 1940; Page 3B;
Image 6 of 45; Household #45.
Listed as Lettie Shields; age 50; born in WV; divorced; 5th grade education; lived in same place
on 1 Apr 1935; cooking project; head of household.
9. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1952); Page 495; WV Archives Web Site.
Isaac Edward Brooks; age 66; born and living at Oceana, WV; widowed; son of Andrew J. and
Juliet A. Brooks; married om 21 Mar 1952 at Oceana, WV; Lettie Shields; born and living at
Baileysville, WV; divorced; duaghter of Lane R. and Laura Shields.


Estill C. Cooper

1. 1910 Census, Boyd Co, KY; District #4; taken on 21 Apr 1910; Page 138B; Image 8 of 49;
Family #68/70.
Listed as Estil Cooper; age 3; born in KY; in household of father, John W. Cooper.
2. 1920 Census, Letcher Co, KY; Jenkins; taken on 8 Jan 1920; Page 39B; Image 24 of 105;
Family #225/232.
Listed as Estel Cooper; age 13; born in KY; in household of father, John W. Cooper.
3. 1930 Census, Floyd Co, KY; District #7; taken on 24 Apr 1930; Page 252B; Image 54 of 73;
Family #482/509.
Listed as Estill C. Cooper; age 23; born in KY; married at 19; motorman in coal mine; head of
household.
4. 1940 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Oceana District; Kopperston; E.D. 55-9; taken on 11 May 1940;
Page 218B; Image 64 of 97; Household #525.
Listed as Estel Cooper; age 32; born in KY; married; 7th grade education; lived in Wharton,
Boone co, WV on 1 Apr 1935; machine man in coal mine; head of household.
5. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1944); Page 291; WV Archives Web Site.
Estell Cooper; age 38; born in Greenup Co, KY; divorced; living at Kopperston, WV; son of J.W.
and Laura Cooper; married on 1 Jan 1944 at Oceana, WV; Wanda Gore Trent; age 36; born and
living at Baileysville, WV; widow; daughter of J.E. and Lettie (Shields) Gore.
6. Social Security Death Index; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Estill Cooper; born 3 Aug 1906; died in May 1979; last residence, Pineville, Wyoming Co, WV;
SS# 236-07-5407; card issued in WV before 1951.


Wanda J. Gore Shields

1. 1920 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Baileysville District; taken on 17 Jan 1920; Page 140B; Image 12
of 21; Family #93/93.
Listed as Wanda Gore; age 2 yrs, 9 mons; born in WV; in household of grandfather, William L.
Shields, with mother.
2. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Baileysville District; taken on 3 Apr 1930; Page 73B; Image 4 of
25; Family #32/32.
Listed as Wanda J. Shields; age 13; born in WV; in household of mother, Lettie Shields.
3. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1933); Page 48; WV Archives Web Site.
Turley Everett Trent; age 26; born in Wyoming Co, WV; living at Baileysville, WV; son of Floyd
and Ada Trent; married on 12 May 1933 at Baileysville, WV; Wanda Gore; age 16; born in
Wyoming Co, WV; living at Baileysville, WV; daughter of Lettie Shields.
4. 1940 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Baileysville District; E.D. 55-1; taken on 17 Apr 1940; Page 3B;
Image 6 of 45; Household #45.
Listed as Wanda Trent; age 23; born in WV; divorced; 7th grade education; lived in same place
on 1 Apr 1935; waitress in restaurant; in household of mother, Lettie Shields, with child.
5. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1944); Page 291; WV Archives Web Site.
Estell Cooper; age 38; born in Greenup Co, KY; divorced; living at Kopperston, WV; son of J.W.
and Laura Cooper; married on 1 Jan 1944 at Oceana, WV; Wanda Gore Trent; age 36; born and
living at Baileysville, WV; widow; daughter of J.E. and Lettie (Shields) Gore.
6. "The Register Herald"; Beckley, WV; Tuesday, 25 Dec 2012; Newspaper Obit.
"PINEVILLE — Wanda John Cooper, 95, passed away Sunday, December 23, 2012, following a short illness. She was surrounded by her loving family, at the home of her daughter, Debra Dalton.

"Born March 25, 1917 in Baileysville, W.Va., she was the daughter of the late Kenneth Gore and Lettie Shields Brooks.

"Wanda was a member of Rockcastle Baptist Church. She enjoyed cooking and taking care of her family. She also enjoyed helping her daughter at Lackey’s Ashland Marathon.

"In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Estill C. Cooper; a son, Michael Joe Cooper; two step-sons, Merill T. Cooper and Ronald Lee Cooper; one step-daughter, Loveda McGuire; one sister, Hilda McClellan; and one brother, Doris K. Shields.

"Those left to cherish her memory are two daughters, Katherine “Kat” Brown of Fairdale and Debra Dalton and husband, Bobby, of Pineville; seven grandchildren, Wesley J. Brown, Jr., Pamela E. Allard, Jere Lee Brown, Michael (Zac) Cooper, Jon Caleb Cooper, Katie Jo Cooper, and Michelle Lackey King; twelve great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren.

"A celebration of Wanda’s life will be held at 1 p.m., Thursday, December 27, 2012, at Rockcastle Baptist Church, with the Rev. Evan Arkell and Rev. Donald “Doc” Adkins officiating. Interment will follow in Palm Memorial Gardens, Matheny. The family will receive friends from 6-9 p.m., Wednesday, December 26, 2012, at Calfee Funeral Service, Pineville..."


Turley Everett Trent

1. 1920 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Baileysville District, taken on 16 Jan 1920, Page 140A, Family #86.
Listed as Treely Trent, age 12, born in WV, in household of father, William F. Trent.
2. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1931); Page 75; WV Archives Web Site.
Turley Everett Trent; age 24; born in Wyoming Co, WV; living at Baileysville, WV; son of Floyd
Trent; married on 14 Nov 1931 at Baileysville, WV; Essie Lue Shields; age 20; born in Wyoming
Co, WV; living at Baileysville, WV; daughter of W.H.H. Shields.
3. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1933); Page 48; WV Archives Web Site.
Turley Everett Trent; age 26; born in Wyoming Co, WV; living at Baileysville, WV; son of Floyd and
Ada Trent; married on 12 May 1933 at Baileysville, WV; Wanda Gore; age 16; born in Wyoming Co,
WV; living at Baileysville, WV; daughter of Lettie Shields.


Wanda J. Gore Shields

1. 1920 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Baileysville District; taken on 17 Jan 1920; Page 140B; Image 12
of 21; Family #93/93.
Listed as Wanda Gore; age 2 yrs, 9 mons; born in WV; in household of grandfather, William L.
Shields, with mother.
2. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Baileysville District; taken on 3 Apr 1930; Page 73B; Image 4 of
25; Family #32/32.
Listed as Wanda J. Shields; age 13; born in WV; in household of mother, Lettie Shields.
3. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1933); Page 48; WV Archives Web Site.
Turley Everett Trent; age 26; born in Wyoming Co, WV; living at Baileysville, WV; son of Floyd
and Ada Trent; married on 12 May 1933 at Baileysville, WV; Wanda Gore; age 16; born in
Wyoming Co, WV; living at Baileysville, WV; daughter of Lettie Shields.
4. 1940 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Baileysville District; E.D. 55-1; taken on 17 Apr 1940; Page 3B;
Image 6 of 45; Household #45.
Listed as Wanda Trent; age 23; born in WV; divorced; 7th grade education; lived in same place
on 1 Apr 1935; waitress in restaurant; in household of mother, Lettie Shields, with child.
5. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1944); Page 291; WV Archives Web Site.
Estell Cooper; age 38; born in Greenup Co, KY; divorced; living at Kopperston, WV; son of J.W.
and Laura Cooper; married on 1 Jan 1944 at Oceana, WV; Wanda Gore Trent; age 36; born and
living at Baileysville, WV; widow; daughter of J.E. and Lettie (Shields) Gore.
6. "The Register Herald"; Beckley, WV; Tuesday, 25 Dec 2012; Newspaper Obit.
"PINEVILLE — Wanda John Cooper, 95, passed away Sunday, December 23, 2012, following a short illness. She was surrounded by her loving family, at the home of her daughter, Debra Dalton.

"Born March 25, 1917 in Baileysville, W.Va., she was the daughter of the late Kenneth Gore and Lettie Shields Brooks.

"Wanda was a member of Rockcastle Baptist Church. She enjoyed cooking and taking care of her family. She also enjoyed helping her daughter at Lackey’s Ashland Marathon.

"In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Estill C. Cooper; a son, Michael Joe Cooper; two step-sons, Merill T. Cooper and Ronald Lee Cooper; one step-daughter, Loveda McGuire; one sister, Hilda McClellan; and one brother, Doris K. Shields.

"Those left to cherish her memory are two daughters, Katherine “Kat” Brown of Fairdale and Debra Dalton and husband, Bobby, of Pineville; seven grandchildren, Wesley J. Brown, Jr., Pamela E. Allard, Jere Lee Brown, Michael (Zac) Cooper, Jon Caleb Cooper, Katie Jo Cooper, and Michelle Lackey King; twelve great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren.

"A celebration of Wanda’s life will be held at 1 p.m., Thursday, December 27, 2012, at Rockcastle Baptist Church, with the Rev. Evan Arkell and Rev. Donald “Doc” Adkins officiating. Interment will follow in Palm Memorial Gardens, Matheny. The family will receive friends from 6-9 p.m., Wednesday, December 26, 2012, at Calfee Funeral Service, Pineville..."


Kathryn Trent

1. 1940 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Baileysville District; E.D. 55-1; taken on 17 Apr 1940; Page 3B;
Image 6 of 45; Household #45.
Listed as Katheryn Trent; age 5; born in WV; in household of grandmother, Lettie Shields; with
mother.


Estill C. Cooper

1. 1910 Census, Boyd Co, KY; District #4; taken on 21 Apr 1910; Page 138B; Image 8 of 49;
Family #68/70.
Listed as Estil Cooper; age 3; born in KY; in household of father, John W. Cooper.
2. 1920 Census, Letcher Co, KY; Jenkins; taken on 8 Jan 1920; Page 39B; Image 24 of 105;
Family #225/232.
Listed as Estel Cooper; age 13; born in KY; in household of father, John W. Cooper.
3. 1930 Census, Floyd Co, KY; District #7; taken on 24 Apr 1930; Page 252B; Image 54 of 73;
Family #482/509.
Listed as Estill C. Cooper; age 23; born in KY; married at 19; motorman in coal mine; head of
household.
4. 1940 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Oceana District; Kopperston; E.D. 55-9; taken on 11 May 1940;
Page 218B; Image 64 of 97; Household #525.
Listed as Estel Cooper; age 32; born in KY; married; 7th grade education; lived in Wharton,
Boone co, WV on 1 Apr 1935; machine man in coal mine; head of household.
5. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1944); Page 291; WV Archives Web Site.
Estell Cooper; age 38; born in Greenup Co, KY; divorced; living at Kopperston, WV; son of J.W.
and Laura Cooper; married on 1 Jan 1944 at Oceana, WV; Wanda Gore Trent; age 36; born and
living at Baileysville, WV; widow; daughter of J.E. and Lettie (Shields) Gore.
6. Social Security Death Index; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Estill Cooper; born 3 Aug 1906; died in May 1979; last residence, Pineville, Wyoming Co, WV;
SS# 236-07-5407; card issued in WV before 1951.


Myrtle Musick

1. 1910 Census, Johnson Co, Buffalo Precinct; taken on 9 May 1910; Page 163B; Image 32 of 46;
Family #242/246.
Listed as Myrtle Music; age 2; born in KY; in household of father, John W. Musick. (Twin)
2. 1930 Census, Floyd Co, KY; District #7; taken on 24 Apr 1930; Page 252B; Image 54 of 73;
Family #482/509.
Listed as Myrtle Cooper; age 23; born in KY; married at 19; in household of husband, Estill C.
Cooper.
3. 1940 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Oceana District; Kopperston; E.D. 55-9; taken on 11 May 1940;
Page 218B; Image 64 of 97; Household #525.
Listed as Myrtle Cooper; age 32; born in KY; married; 5th grade education; lived in Wharton,
Boone co, WV on 1 Apr 1935; in household of husband, Estill C. Cooper.
4. Wyoming Co, Marriage Records; Vol #__(1946); Page 98; WV Archives Web Site.
Coy L. Hash; age 51; born at Pineville, WV; widowed; living at Pineville, WV; son of L.R. and
Eba Hash; married on 26 Aug 1946 at Hatcher, WV; Myrtle Cooper; age 39; born in KY; divorced;
living at Oceana, WV; daughter of J.W. and Lora (Lee) Music.
6. "Beckley Post Hearld", Beckley, WV; 6 Apr 2002; Posted Obit.
"MYRTLE MCGINNIS Shelby, N. C. -- Myrtle Musick McGinnis, 95, formerly of Pineville, died Friday, april 5, 2002, in a Shelby hospital following a long illness Born June 22, 1906, in Hellier, Ky., she was the daughter of the late John Wesley and Lora Lee Davis Musick. Mrs. McGinnis was a self-employed restaurant proprietor in Oceana until 1955. She was a member of Pinevile United Methodist Church and The Methodist Women's Club. She was also a member of the Pineville Women's Club, Pineville Homemakers' Club, Navy Mother's Club and Daughters of the American resolution. She was preceded in death by her husband, Arden MdGinnis in 1966; a son, Ronald Lee Cooper, in 1962; a brother, Otis Musick; and a son-in-law, Dr. Carl McGuire. Survivors include two daughters, Loveda McGuire of Shelby, formerly of Pineville, and Laureda Jane Henry and her husband, Donald of Washington, Mo; a son, Merrill T. Cooper and his wife, Ann, of Front Royal, Va; seven grandchilren: Teresa Sparks, Lynda Alexander, Donna Stiltner, Lora Petty, Dr. Greg Cooper, Julie Chadwell and Mary Beth Oates; 18 great grandchildren; a great great grandchild, two nieces, Yvonne Taylor and Judy Allen, both of Louisvile, Ky.; and a dear son-in-law Howard R. Street of St. Louis. Service will be at 11 a.m. Monday at Calfee Funeral Service Chapel, Pinevile, with the Rev. Raymond Rowe officiating. Burial will follow in Palm Memorial Gardens, Matheny...."


Ronald Lee Cooper

1. 1940 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Oceana District; Kopperston; E.D. 55-9; taken on 11 May 1940;
Page 218B; Image 64 of 97; Household #525.
Listed as Ronald Cooper; age 2; born in WV; in household of father, Estill C. Cooper.


John W. Cooper

1. 1910 Census, Boyd Co, KY; District #4; taken on 21 Apr 1910; Page 138B; Image 8 of 49;
Family #68/70.
Listed as John W. Cooper; age 35; born in KY; married once for 11 yrs; coal miner; head of
household.
2. 1920 Census, Letcher Co, KY; Jenkins; taken on 8 Jan 1920; Page 39B; Image 24 of 105;
Family #225/232.
Listed as John Cooper; age 44; born in KY; married; coal miner; head of household.


Laura

1. 1910 Census, Boyd Co, KY; District #4; taken on 21 Apr 1910; Page 138B; Image 8 of 49;
Family #68/70.
Listed as Laura Cooper; age 30; born in KY; married once for 11 yrs; 5 children, all living; in
household of husband, John W. Cooper.
2. 1920 Census, Letcher Co, KY; Jenkins; taken on 8 Jan 1920; Page 39B; Image 24 of 105;
Family #225/232.
Listed as Laura Cooper; age 38; born in KY; married; in household of husband, John W. Cooper.


Claude Cooper

1. 1910 Census, Boyd Co, KY; District #4; taken on 21 Apr 1910; Page 138B; Image 8 of 49;
Family #68/70.
Listed as Clauda Cooper; age 11; born in KY; coal miner; in household of father, John W. Cooper.
2. 1920 Census, Letcher Co, KY; Jenkins; taken on 8 Jan 1920; Page 39B; Image 24 of 105;
Family #225/232.
Listed as Claude Cooper; age 21; born in KY; coal miner; in household of father, John W. Cooper.


Bolvia Cooper

1. 1910 Census, Boyd Co, KY; District #4; taken on 21 Apr 1910; Page 138B; Image 8 of 49;
Family #68/70.
Listed as Bolvia Cooper; age 9; born in KY; in household of father, John W. Cooper.


Gladys Cooper

1. 1910 Census, Boyd Co, KY; District #4; taken on 21 Apr 1910; Page 138B; Image 8 of 49;
Family #68/70.
Listed as Gladdys Cooper; age 6; born in KY; in household of father, John W. Cooper.


Jessie Cooper

1. 1910 Census, Boyd Co, KY; District #4; taken on 21 Apr 1910; Page 138B; Image 8 of 49;
Family #68/70.
Listed as Jessie Cooper; age 1 yr, 8 mons; born in KY; in household of father, John W. Cooper.
2. 1920 Census, Letcher Co, KY; Jenkins; taken on 8 Jan 1920; Page 39B; Image 24 of 105;
Family #225/232.
Listed as Jessie Cooper; age 11; born in KY; in household of father, John W. Cooper.


Sarah Cooper

1. 1920 Census, Letcher Co, KY; Jenkins; taken on 8 Jan 1920; Page 39B; Image 24 of 105;
Family #225/232.
Listed as Sarah Cooper; age 7; born in KY; in household of father, John W. Cooper.


Nannie Cooper

1. 1920 Census, Letcher Co, KY; Jenkins; taken on 8 Jan 1920; Page 39B; Image 24 of 105;
Family #225/232.
Listed as Nannie Cooper; age 1 mon; born in KY; in household of father, John W. Cooper.