McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Familes and Individuals

Notes


Thomas Estel Sizemore Sr

1. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Center District, taken on 11 May 1910, Page 228A, Family #250.
Listed as Thomas E. Sizemore, age 3, born in WV, in household of father, George W. Sizemore.
2. 1920 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Center District, taken on 6/7 Jan 1920, Page 196B, Family #17.
Listed as Thomas E. Sizemore, age 12, born in WV, in household of father, George Sizemore.
3. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Center District, taken on 21 Apr 1930, Page 161A, Family #96.
Listed as Thomas Sizemore, age 22, born in WV, in household of father.
4. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Book #__(1936); Page 8; WV Archives Web Site.
Thomas Estel Sizemore; age 27; born in Wyoming Co, WV; living at Wolf Pen, WV; son of George
and Lois Sizemore; married on 24 Dec 1936 at Pineville, WV; Geneva Brewster; age 16; born in
Wyoming Co, WV; living at Wolf Pen, WV; daughter of W.C (sic?, B?) and Mollie Brewster.
5. 1940 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Oceana District; Kopperston; E.D. 55-9; Page 218A; Image 63 of
96; Household #521.
Listed as Thomas Sizemore; age 30; born in WV; married; 8th grade education; lived at Wolf Pen,
Wyoming Co, WV on 1 Apr 1935; mining foreman; head of household.


Lucille Beverly

1. 1940 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Oceana District; Kopperston; E.D. 55-9; Page 218A; Image 63 of
96; Household #521.
Listed as Lucille Sizemore; age 18; born in WV; married; 8th grade education; lived in Wyoming
Co, WV on 1 Apr 1935; in household of husband, Thomas E. Sizemore.
2. "The Register Herald"; Beckley, WV;Tuesday 29 Jan 2013; Newspaper Obit.
"As the sun came up on her favorite day of the week, Ida Lucille Beverly Sizemore Chambers Wheeler went to sing in God’s Holy Choir on Sunday, January 27, 2013.

"Lucille was born on December 8, 1921, to the Rev. Edgar and Buna Brewster Beverly of Indian Creek, W.Va.

"Preceding her in death was her first husband and father of her children, Thomas E. Sizemore. After his passing she married Lewis Chambers and then George Wheeler. A son, Douglas Edward Sizemore; granddaughter, Karen Marie Sizemore; grandson, Larry Ray Shields; brother, Fred Edward Beverly; adopted sister, Elsie St Clair and her husband, Arthur St Clair; and stepgrandchild, Tim Stewart, also preceded her in death.

'Lucille was the pastor for many years of the Indian Creek Community Church on the Welch-Pineville Road. She loved to sing, play the piano and being with people. She was employed for a short time at Buddy’s Discount in Pineville. She lived in Welch, W.Va., and then moved to Beaver, to be near her daughter. She was attending Beaver United Methodist Church at the time of her death.

'Loved ones that will miss their Mom and MawMaw are her daughter, Dorisann Sullivan and husband Glen of Beaver; son, Thomas E. Sizemore and wife Kathy of South Pasadena, Fla.; grandchildren, Rhonda Shields Breen and husband Mike of Tampa, Fla., Dana Shields Thomas and husband Paul of Fayetteville, N.C., Tennis Randall Shields and Freda Kay of Southaven, Miss., Greg Sizemore of Germany, Sonya Sizemore Techton and husband Sam of Wesley Chapel, Fla., and Jeremy, Greg and Amanda Stewart who would visit with Lucille every chance they had; great-grandchildren, Melissa Proctor (Dustin) of Ala., Thomas Shields (Melissa) of Welch, W.Va., William Jones of Fayetteville, N.C., Joseph Techton (Adrianne) of Fla., Megan Techton of Fla., Amanda and Eleanor Sizemore of Va., Amber Sorah of Miss.; great-great-grandchildren, Jameson, Conner and Violet, children of Melissa, Jacob, son of William and Charlotte, daughter of Joseph; sister, Kitty Campbell and Howard of Ohio; brother, Lyndal Beverly of Baileysville, W.Va., Marsha Wheeler and Barney of Princeton; a friend that was like a daughter to her, Mrs. Deloris Bowles and Don of Welch-Pineville Road.

"Friends may visit with the family from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, January 29, 2013, at the Calfee Funeral Home Chapel, where a scripture prayer service will be held at 7:30 p.m. conducted by Pastor Paul Stadelman. Funeral services will be 12 noon Wednesday, January 30, 2013, at Indian Creek Community Church on the Welch–Pineville Road, with Pastor Scott Cline and Bill Rose officiating. Burial will follow in Palm Memorial Gardens at Matheny..."


Lucille Beverly

1. 1940 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Oceana District; Kopperston; E.D. 55-9; Page 218A; Image 63 of
96; Household #521.
Listed as Lucille Sizemore; age 18; born in WV; married; 8th grade education; lived in Wyoming
Co, WV on 1 Apr 1935; in household of husband, Thomas E. Sizemore.
2. "The Register Herald"; Beckley, WV;Tuesday 29 Jan 2013; Newspaper Obit.
"As the sun came up on her favorite day of the week, Ida Lucille Beverly Sizemore Chambers Wheeler went to sing in God’s Holy Choir on Sunday, January 27, 2013.

"Lucille was born on December 8, 1921, to the Rev. Edgar and Buna Brewster Beverly of Indian Creek, W.Va.

"Preceding her in death was her first husband and father of her children, Thomas E. Sizemore. After his passing she married Lewis Chambers and then George Wheeler. A son, Douglas Edward Sizemore; granddaughter, Karen Marie Sizemore; grandson, Larry Ray Shields; brother, Fred Edward Beverly; adopted sister, Elsie St Clair and her husband, Arthur St Clair; and stepgrandchild, Tim Stewart, also preceded her in death.

'Lucille was the pastor for many years of the Indian Creek Community Church on the Welch-Pineville Road. She loved to sing, play the piano and being with people. She was employed for a short time at Buddy’s Discount in Pineville. She lived in Welch, W.Va., and then moved to Beaver, to be near her daughter. She was attending Beaver United Methodist Church at the time of her death.

'Loved ones that will miss their Mom and MawMaw are her daughter, Dorisann Sullivan and husband Glen of Beaver; son, Thomas E. Sizemore and wife Kathy of South Pasadena, Fla.; grandchildren, Rhonda Shields Breen and husband Mike of Tampa, Fla., Dana Shields Thomas and husband Paul of Fayetteville, N.C., Tennis Randall Shields and Freda Kay of Southaven, Miss., Greg Sizemore of Germany, Sonya Sizemore Techton and husband Sam of Wesley Chapel, Fla., and Jeremy, Greg and Amanda Stewart who would visit with Lucille every chance they had; great-grandchildren, Melissa Proctor (Dustin) of Ala., Thomas Shields (Melissa) of Welch, W.Va., William Jones of Fayetteville, N.C., Joseph Techton (Adrianne) of Fla., Megan Techton of Fla., Amanda and Eleanor Sizemore of Va., Amber Sorah of Miss.; great-great-grandchildren, Jameson, Conner and Violet, children of Melissa, Jacob, son of William and Charlotte, daughter of Joseph; sister, Kitty Campbell and Howard of Ohio; brother, Lyndal Beverly of Baileysville, W.Va., Marsha Wheeler and Barney of Princeton; a friend that was like a daughter to her, Mrs. Deloris Bowles and Don of Welch-Pineville Road.

"Friends may visit with the family from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, January 29, 2013, at the Calfee Funeral Home Chapel, where a scripture prayer service will be held at 7:30 p.m. conducted by Pastor Paul Stadelman. Funeral services will be 12 noon Wednesday, January 30, 2013, at Indian Creek Community Church on the Welch–Pineville Road, with Pastor Scott Cline and Bill Rose officiating. Burial will follow in Palm Memorial Gardens at Matheny..."


Doris Ann Sizemore

1. 1940 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Oceana District; Kopperston; E.D. 55-9; Page 218A; Image 63 of
96; Household #521.
Listed as Dorris Sizemore; age 5 mons; born in WV; in household of father, Thomas E. Sizemore.
2. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1956); Page 350; WV Archives Web Site.
Teddy Ray Shields; age 20; born and living in Baileysville, WV; single; son of Tennis and Beulah
Shields; married on 4 Nov 1956 at Baileysville, WV; Doris Sizemore; age 16; born at Kopperston,
WV; single; living at Pineville, WV; daughter of Tom and Lucille Sizemore.


Barney D. Wheeler

1. US Public Records Index, Vol #2; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Barney D. Wheeler; born 15 May 1947; living at 14 RR 1 Box, Princeton, WV 24740.


Marsha L. Beverly

1. US Public Records Index, Vol #2; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Marsha L. Wheeler; born ____________; living at 14 RR 1 Box, Princeton, WV 24740.


Arthur C. Saintclair

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1945); Page 164; WV Archives Web Site.
Arthur C. St.Clair; age 24; born in Yukon, WV; single; living at Wolfpen, WV; son of William St. Clair
and Dorthy St.Clair Bailey; married on 21 Sep 1945 at Baileysville, WV; Elsie Jones; age 21; born at
Davy, WV; single;living at Baielysville, WV; daughter of Floyd and Mary Jane Jones.


Elsie Jones

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1945); Page 164; WV Archives Web Site.
Arthur C. St.Clair; age 24; born in Yukon, WV; single; living at Wolfpen, WV; son of William St. Clair
and Dorthy St.Clair Bailey; married on 21 Sep 1945 at Baileysville, WV; Elsie Jones; age 21; born at
Davy, WV; single;living at Baielysville, WV; daughter of Floyd and Mary Jane Jones.


Lucille Beverly

1. 1940 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Oceana District; Kopperston; E.D. 55-9; Page 218A; Image 63 of
96; Household #521.
Listed as Lucille Sizemore; age 18; born in WV; married; 8th grade education; lived in Wyoming
Co, WV on 1 Apr 1935; in household of husband, Thomas E. Sizemore.
2. "The Register Herald"; Beckley, WV;Tuesday 29 Jan 2013; Newspaper Obit.
"As the sun came up on her favorite day of the week, Ida Lucille Beverly Sizemore Chambers Wheeler went to sing in God’s Holy Choir on Sunday, January 27, 2013.

"Lucille was born on December 8, 1921, to the Rev. Edgar and Buna Brewster Beverly of Indian Creek, W.Va.

"Preceding her in death was her first husband and father of her children, Thomas E. Sizemore. After his passing she married Lewis Chambers and then George Wheeler. A son, Douglas Edward Sizemore; granddaughter, Karen Marie Sizemore; grandson, Larry Ray Shields; brother, Fred Edward Beverly; adopted sister, Elsie St Clair and her husband, Arthur St Clair; and stepgrandchild, Tim Stewart, also preceded her in death.

'Lucille was the pastor for many years of the Indian Creek Community Church on the Welch-Pineville Road. She loved to sing, play the piano and being with people. She was employed for a short time at Buddy’s Discount in Pineville. She lived in Welch, W.Va., and then moved to Beaver, to be near her daughter. She was attending Beaver United Methodist Church at the time of her death.

'Loved ones that will miss their Mom and MawMaw are her daughter, Dorisann Sullivan and husband Glen of Beaver; son, Thomas E. Sizemore and wife Kathy of South Pasadena, Fla.; grandchildren, Rhonda Shields Breen and husband Mike of Tampa, Fla., Dana Shields Thomas and husband Paul of Fayetteville, N.C., Tennis Randall Shields and Freda Kay of Southaven, Miss., Greg Sizemore of Germany, Sonya Sizemore Techton and husband Sam of Wesley Chapel, Fla., and Jeremy, Greg and Amanda Stewart who would visit with Lucille every chance they had; great-grandchildren, Melissa Proctor (Dustin) of Ala., Thomas Shields (Melissa) of Welch, W.Va., William Jones of Fayetteville, N.C., Joseph Techton (Adrianne) of Fla., Megan Techton of Fla., Amanda and Eleanor Sizemore of Va., Amber Sorah of Miss.; great-great-grandchildren, Jameson, Conner and Violet, children of Melissa, Jacob, son of William and Charlotte, daughter of Joseph; sister, Kitty Campbell and Howard of Ohio; brother, Lyndal Beverly of Baileysville, W.Va., Marsha Wheeler and Barney of Princeton; a friend that was like a daughter to her, Mrs. Deloris Bowles and Don of Welch-Pineville Road.

"Friends may visit with the family from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, January 29, 2013, at the Calfee Funeral Home Chapel, where a scripture prayer service will be held at 7:30 p.m. conducted by Pastor Paul Stadelman. Funeral services will be 12 noon Wednesday, January 30, 2013, at Indian Creek Community Church on the Welch–Pineville Road, with Pastor Scott Cline and Bill Rose officiating. Burial will follow in Palm Memorial Gardens at Matheny..."


John Morgan Blankenship Sr

1. McDowell Co, WV Marriage Records; Book #_____(1936); Page 108; WV Archives Web Site.
John Blankenship; age 32; born in McDowell Co, WV; widowed; railroad worker; living at War,
WV; son of ________; married on 29 Feb 1936 at War, WV; Ida Asbury; age 18; born in
McDowell Co, WV; single; living at War, WV; daughter of Frank and Rosa.
2. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; War; E.D. 24-12; taken on 16 Apr 1940;
Page 222A; Image 3 of 34; Household #24.
Listed as John M. Blankenship; age 36; born in VA; married; 4th grade education; lived in same
place on 1 Apr 1940; section foreman for railroad, head of household.
3. Mercer Co, WV; Death Certificate #'63 002387; WV Archives Web Site.
John Morgan Blankenship; age 58; born 4 Jun 1904 in Buchanan Co, VA; married; trackman for
railroad; living at Excelsior, WV; son of Abe (sic, Acie or A.B.) Blankenship and unknown mother; died
12 Feb 1963 in the Bluefield Sanitarium, Bluefield, WV; due to intra medullary and intra cerebral
hemorrhage; head injury and fractured skull. "Blasting and Rock hit pt, on the head" on N&W
railroad at Riffe, WV; buried 18 Feb 1963 in Roselawn Memorial Gardens, Mercer Co, WV;
informantt, Ernest H. Blankenship, Washimgton, DC.
4. FindAGrave,com Web Site. submitted by kenneth bowen; 6 Jan 2012.
" John Morgan Blankenship
Birth 4 Jun 1904
Buchanan County, Virginia, USA
Death 15 Feb 1963 (aged 58)
Bluefield, Mercer County, West Virginia, USA
Burial
Roselawn Memorial Gardens
Princeton, Mercer County, West Virginia, USA "


Ida Mae Asbury

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; Susannah; taken on 15 Apr 1930; Page 98B;
Family #200/202.
Listed as Ida Beavers (sic, Asbury); age 12; born in WV; in household of step-father, George
Beavers.
2. McDowell Co, WV Marriage Records; Book #_____(1936); Page 108; WV Archives Web Site.
John Blankenship; age 32; born in McDowell Co, WV; widowed; railroad worker; living at War,
WV; son of ________; married on 29 Feb 1936 at War, WV; Ida Asbury; age 18; born in
McDowell Co, WV; single; living at War, WV; daughter of Frank and Rosa.
3. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; War; E.D. 24-12; taken on 16 Apr 1940;
Page 222A; Image 3 of 34; Household #24.
Listed as Ida Blankenship; age 22; born in WV; married; 5th grade education; lived in same
place on 1 Apr 1940; in household of husband, John M. Blankenship.
4. FindAGrave,com Web Site. submitted by Tim Blankenship; 23 Nov 2016.
" Ida Mae Asbury Blankenship
Birth 29 Jan 1918
McDowell County, West Virginia, USA
Death 20 Mar 1969 (aged 51)
Baltimore County, Maryland, USA
Burial
Roselawn Memorial Gardens
Princeton, Mercer County, West Virginia, USA "


Earnest Harold "Ernie" Blankenship

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; War; E.D. 24-12; taken on 16 Apr 1940;
Page 222A; Image 3 of 34; Household #24.
Listed as Earnest Harold Blankenship; age 1; born in WV; in household of father, John M.
Blankenship.


Wayne Ellis Blankenship

1. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by Tim Blankenship; 28 oct 2013.
" Wayne Ellis Blankenship
Birth 28 Mar 1941
Excelsior, McDowell County, West Virginia, USA
Death 9 Feb 2008 (aged 66)
Onalaska, Polk County, Texas, USA
Burial Cremated, Ashes given to family or friend"