McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV; Families and Individuals

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William Ezra Brewster

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Landgraff; taken on 14 Apr 1930; Page
173A; Image 35 of 73; Family #305/329.
Listed as William E. Brewster; age 5; born in WV; in household of father, Carl Brewster.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1943); Page 412; WV Archives Web Site.
William E. Brewster; age 18; born in WV; single; living at Eckman, WV; married on 8 Dec 1943 at
Welch, WV; Dorothy Mitchem; age 19; born and living at Pageton, WV; single; with consent of
Judge Circuit Court and May Brewster, mother of William E. Brewster; and, Paris and Bertha
Mitchem, parents of Dorothy Mitchem.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1954); Page 412; WV Archives Web Site.
William Ezra Brewster; age 28; born in Nicholas Co, Greenbrier, WV; divorced; living at Eckman, WV;
married on 27 Mar 1954 at Eckman, WV; Bessie Ray Comer; age 20; born and living at Eckman, WV;
single; with consent of John Comer; father of Bessie Ray Comer.
4. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1962); Page 180; WV Archives Web Site.
William Ezra Brewster; age 37; born in Nicholas Co, WV; divorced; living at Welch, WV; married on
7 Dec 1962 at Roderfield, WV; Anna Mae Fulp; age 54; born and living at Welch, WV; widow.
5. Social Security Death Index; Ancestry.com Web Site.
William E. Brewster; born 29 Mar 1925; died 26 Sep 1992; last residence, Welch, McDowell Co, WV;
SS #235-30-9496; card issued in WV before 1951.


Dorothy L. Mitchem

1. 1930 census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; Thorpe; taken on 25 Apr 1930; Page 138B;
Family #338/350.
Listed as Dorothy Mitchem; age 5; born in WV; in household of father, Paris N. Mitchem.
2. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkins District; Pageton; E.D. 24-1; taken on 29 Apr 1940;
Page 19A; Image 37 of 42; Household #291.
Listed as Dorothy Mitchem; age 15; born in WV; 6th grade education; attending school;
lived in same place on1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Paris N. Mitchem.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1943); Page 412; WV Archives Web Site.
William E. Brewster; age 18; born in WV; single; living at Eckman, WV; married on 8 Dec 1943 at
Welch, WV; Dorothy Mitchem; age 19; born and living at Pageton, WV; single; with consent of
Judge Circuit Court and May Brewster, mother of William E. Brewster; and, Paris and Bertha
Mitchem, parents of Dorothy Mitchem.
4. McDowell Co WV; Marriage Registry; Vol #__(1947); Page 283; WV Archives Web Site.
Isaac Wiley Jarrett; age 37; born in Eckman, WV; single; living at Thorpe, WV; married on 30 Aug
1947 at Welch, WV; Dorothy L. Mitchem; age 22; born and living at Pageton, WV; divorced.
5. "The Morning Journal"; Cleveland, OH; 7 Mar 2006; Newspaper Obit; Ancestry.com Web Site.
" EATON -- Dorothy L. Spence (nee Mitchem), 81, of Eaton, died Sunday, March 5, 2006, at Villa Camillus, Columbia Station, following a long illness.

"She was born in Pageton, W.Va., and lived in North Eaton since 1966.

"Mrs. Spence had been employed as a machine operator at Reliable Spring and Wire Co., Cleveland.

"Survivors include her sons Billy Jarrett of Lacana, Fla., and Jerry Jarrett of North Eaton; sister, Joan Goins of North Carolina; brothers Russell Mitchem of Charleston, W.Va., Donald Mitchem of Pageton and Paris Mitchem of Virginia; and eight grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Isaac Jarrett; a son, James Jarrett; her parents, Paris and Bertha (nee Graham) Mitchem; sisters Dolla Mae and Catherine; and brothers Junior and Roy.

"Friends may call Wednesday from 11 a.m. until the time of service at 1 p.m. at Bauer-Laubenthal Funeral Home, 38475 Chestnut Ridge Road, Elyria. Joe Madak will officiate. Burial will follow in Butternut Ridge Cemetery, Eaton Township. ..."
6. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Website.
"Name: Dorothy Louise Mitchem [Dorothy Louise Jarrett] [Dorothy Spence] [Dorothy Jarrett]
Gender: Female
Race: White
Birth Date: 26 Oct 1924
Birth Place: Pageton McDo, West Virginia [Pageton Mcdo|]
Death Date: 5 Mar 2006
Claim Date: 9 Mar 1976
Father:
Paris N Mitchem
Mother:
Bertha M Graham
SSN: 236322015
Disability Status: Disability denied - no record of type.
Notes: Sep 1942: Name listed as DOROTHY LOUISE MITCHEM;
Jun 1969: Name listed as DOROTHY LOUISE JARRETT;
19 Sep 1980: Name listed as DOROTHY L SPENCE;
08 Mar 1976: Name listed as DOROTHY L JARRETT"


William Ezra Brewster

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Landgraff; taken on 14 Apr 1930; Page
173A; Image 35 of 73; Family #305/329.
Listed as William E. Brewster; age 5; born in WV; in household of father, Carl Brewster.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1943); Page 412; WV Archives Web Site.
William E. Brewster; age 18; born in WV; single; living at Eckman, WV; married on 8 Dec 1943 at
Welch, WV; Dorothy Mitchem; age 19; born and living at Pageton, WV; single; with consent of
Judge Circuit Court and May Brewster, mother of William E. Brewster; and, Paris and Bertha
Mitchem, parents of Dorothy Mitchem.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1954); Page 412; WV Archives Web Site.
William Ezra Brewster; age 28; born in Nicholas Co, Greenbrier, WV; divorced; living at Eckman, WV;
married on 27 Mar 1954 at Eckman, WV; Bessie Ray Comer; age 20; born and living at Eckman, WV;
single; with consent of John Comer; father of Bessie Ray Comer.
4. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1962); Page 180; WV Archives Web Site.
William Ezra Brewster; age 37; born in Nicholas Co, WV; divorced; living at Welch, WV; married on
7 Dec 1962 at Roderfield, WV; Anna Mae Fulp; age 54; born and living at Welch, WV; widow.
5. Social Security Death Index; Ancestry.com Web Site.
William E. Brewster; born 29 Mar 1925; died 26 Sep 1992; last residence, Welch, McDowell Co, WV;
SS #235-30-9496; card issued in WV before 1951.


Bessie Rae Comer

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1954); Page 412; WV Archives Web Site.
William Ezra Brewster; age 28; born in Nicholas Co, Greenbrier, WV; divorced; living at Eckman, WV;
married on 27 Mar 1954 at Eckman, WV; Bessie Ray Comer; age 20; born and living at Eckman, WV;
single; with consent of John Comer; father of Bessie Ray Comer.


Kemp Bedwell Sr

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1933); Page 63; WV Archives Web Site.
Kemp Bedwell; age 19; born in Ashe Co, NC; single; painter; living at Welch, WV; son of Alfred
and May; married on 1 Mar 1933 at Welch, WV; Mary Haney; age 18; born in Nancy Co, NC (sic);
single; living at Welch, WV; daughter of John and Ada.
2. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Welch; E.D. 24-29; taken on 1 Jun 1040;
Page 606B; Image 75 of 91; Household #769.
Listed as Kemp Bedwell; age 26; born in VA; married; 1 yr HS education; lived in same place on 1
Apr 1935; tippleman at coal mine; head of household.


Mary Malissa Haney

1. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Welch; taken on 31 Jan 1920; Page 138A;
Image 59 of 65; Family #492/581.
Listed as Mary Haney; age 6; born in WV; in household of mother, Sarah A. Brewster Haney.
2. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Welch; taken on 7 Apr 1930; Page 206A;
Image 11 of 27; Family #95/112.
Listed as Mary M. Haney; age 16; born in WV; in household of step-father, Hugh L. Moody.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1933); Page 63; WV Archives Web Site.
Kemp Bedwell; age 19; born in Ashe Co, NC; single; painter; living at Welch, WV; son of Alfred
and May; married on 1 Mar 1933 at Welch, WV; Mary Haney; age 18; born in Nancy Co, NC (sic);
single; living at Welch, WV; daughter of John and Ada.
4. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Welch; E.D. 24-29; taken on 1 Jun 1040;
Page 606B; Image 75 of 91; Household #769.
Listed as Mary Bedwell; age 25; born in WV; born in NC (sic?, this was her father's birth place);
2 yrs HS education; lived in same place on 1 Apr 1935; in household of husabnd, Kemp Bedwell.


Kemp Bedwell Jr

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Welch; E.D. 24-29; taken on 1 Jun 1040;
Page 606B; Image 75 of 91; Household #769.
Listed as Kemp Bedwell, Jr; age 6; born in WV; no education; not attending school; lived at same
place on 1 Apr 1935;in household of father, Kemp Bedwell.


William Bedwell

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Welch; E.D. 24-29; taken on 1 Jun 1040;
Page 606B; Image 75 of 91; Household #769.
Listed as William Bedwell; age 5; born in WV; no education; not attending school; lived at same
place on 1 Apr 1935;in household of father, Kemp Bedwell.


Mary Ann Bedwell

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Welch; E.D. 24-29; taken on 1 Jun 1040;
Page 606B; Image 75 of 91; Household #769.
Listed as Mary Anne Bedwell; age 3; born in WV; in household of father, Kemp Bedwell.


Fred Hampton Cook

1. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Center District, taken on 3 May 1910, Page 224A, Family #182.
Listed as Fred Cook, age 7, born in WV, in household of father, Richard W. Cooke.
2. 1920 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Center District, taken on 30/31 Jan 1920, Page 193A,
Family #72.
Listed as Fred Cook, age 17, born in WV, in household of father, Richard W. Cooke.
3. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #--(1926); Page 403; WV Archives Web Site.
Fred Cook; age 24; born in Wyoming Co, WV; living at Rockview, WV; married on 5 Jul 1926 at
Pineville, WV; Fay Mullins; age 17; born in Wyoming Co, WV; living at Windom, WV; no parents
listed.
4. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Center District; taken on 2 May 1930; Page 147A; Image 7 of
40; Family #38/40.
Listed as Fred Cook; age 27; born in WV; married at 24; farmer; head of household.
5. 1940 Census; Wyoming Co, WV; Center District; E.D. 5-6; taken on 27 Apr 1940; Page 123A;
Image 27 of 64; Household #235.
Listed as Fred H. Cook; age 42; born in WV; married; 5th grade education; lived in same house on
1 Apr 1935; farmer; head of household.
6. "Beckley Post Herald", Beckley, WV; Monday 6 Dec 1976; Newspaper Obit; Newspaper Archives;
wvinfodepot.org Web Site.
"PINEVILLE (RNS) — Fred H. Cook, 74, was found dead at the home of Jim Whittaker Sunday
morning. Whittaker and Cook lived in the same house, police said. According to Jim Bolt, Wyoming
County sheriff's deputy, death was attributed to natural causes as there was no evidence of foul
play.
"Born April 10, 1902, In Rockview, he was a son of the late R. Wade and Mary Jane Perdue
Cook. He was a veteran ot the Army and, a lifelong resident of Wyoming County. Cook was a member of the Rockcastle Baptist Church.
"Survivors include six daughters, Mrs. Cletis Galhoun of Tampa, Fla., Mrs. Delma Halsey of Jacksonville,Tex, Mrs. Reva Buchannan of New Cumberstown, Ohio, Mrs. Sonja Fisher of Albuquerque, N, M., Mrs. May Jane Williams of Troop, Tex:, and Mrs.Trilla Cook of Charleston: three sons, Fred F. of Kopperston, Billy Joe of Port Charlotte, Fla,, and Shelby of Pineville; one sister, Mrs. Ruth Browning
of Detroit, Mich.; 32 grandchildren and 9 great-greandchildren..."


Faye L. Mullins

1. 1920 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Barkers Ridge District; taken on 2 Jan 1920; Page 146A;
Family #1/2.
Listed as Fay L. Mullins; age 9; born in WV; in household of father, Van Buren Mullins.
2. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #--(1926); Page 403; WV Archives Web Site.
Fred Cook; age 24; born in Wyoming Co, WV; living at Rockview, WV; married on 5 Jul 1926 at
Pineville, WV; Fay Mullins; age 17; born in Wyoming Co, WV; living at Windom, WV; no parents
listed.
3. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Center District; taken on 2 May 1930; Page 147A; Image 7 of
40; Family #38/40.
Listed as Fay Cook; age 21; born in WV; married at 18; in household of husband, Fred H. Cook.
4. 1940 Census; Wyoming Co, WV; Center District; E.D. 5-6; taken on 27 Apr 1940; Page 123A;
Image 27 of 64; Household #235.
Listed as Faye Cook; age 38; born in WV; married; 8th grade education; lived in same house on
1 Apr 1935; in household of husband, Fred H. Cook.


Shelby Cook

1. 1940 Census; Wyoming Co, WV; Center District; E.D. 5-6; taken on 27 Apr 1940; Page 123A;
Image 27 of 64; Household #235.
Listed as Shelby Cook; age 6; born in WV; 1st grade education; attending school; lived in same
house on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Fred H. Cook.


Richard Wade Cook

1. 1870 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Center District, Rock View, Family 32.
2. "Marriage Records of Wyoming...", Vol 3, No 116, Haga, page 28.
Richard Wade Cooke, age 19, married Nancy Jane Pardue, age 17, at Daniel L.
Pardue's
3. "Reference Book Of Wyoming County", Bowman, page 426.
Nancy Jane Pardue married R. Wade Cooke.
4. 1880 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, compiled by William A. Marsh, Vol 4, page 708.
Center Township, page 003.
Listed as Richard W. Cooke, age 12, in household of father, Lain S.
Cooke.
5. "Wyoming Co Heritage", WGS, Virgil A. Cooke, I article, page 101.
Virgil was son of R. Wade and Nancy Pardue Cooke.
6. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
Center District, Family #13.
Listed as R. Wade Cook, age 32, head of household.
7. "Reference Book of Wyoming County History", Mary K. Bowman, page 357.
Son of Lane S. and Mary Stewart Cooke. Married Jane Perdew, daughter of
Leroy Perdew. He was a teacher, county superintendent and deputy sheriff.
8. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Center District, taken on 3 May 1910, Page 224A, Family #182.
Listed as Richard W. Cook, age 43, born in WV, married 22 years, public school teacher, head of
household.
9. 1920 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Center District, taken on 30/31 Jan 1920, Page 193A,
Family #72.
Listed as Richard W. Cook, age 51, born in WV, married, public school teacher, head of
household.
10. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Center District, on Turkey Creek of Guyan River, taken on 1
May 1930, page 146B, Family #35.
Listed as R. Wade Cook, age 62, born in WV, public school teacher, head of household.
11. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1935); Page 177; WV Archives Web Site.
Richard Wade Cook; age 67; born in Wyoming Co, WV; living at Pineville, WV; son of Lane S.
and Mary Cook; married on 28 Sep 1935 at Pineville, WV; Minnie Johnson, age 49; born in
Grayson Co, VA; living at Window, WV; no parents listed.
12. 1940 Census; Wyoming Co, WV; Center District; E.D. 5-6; taken on 27 Apr 1940; Page 123A;
Image 27 of 64; Household #233.
Listed as Richard Wade Cook; age 72; born in WV; married; 1 yr college education; lived in same
place on 1 Apr 1935; farmer; head of household.
13. Wyoming Co, WV Web Site, Cemeteries
http://members.aol.com/jlcooke2/cemetery.htm
R. Wade Cook; born on 8 Mar 1868; died on 29 Mar 1950; buried in
Cook-Browning Cemetery, Skin Fork, Wyoming Co, WV.


Minnie Johnson

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1935); Page 177; WV Archives Web Site.
Richard Wade Cook; age 67; born in Wyoming Co, WV; living at Pineville, WV; son of Lane S.
and Mary Cook; married on 28 Sep 1935 at Pineville, WV; Minnie Johnson, age 49; born in
Grayson Co, VA; living at Window, WV; no parents listed.
2. 1940 Census; Wyoming Co, WV; Center District; E.D. 5-6; taken on 27 Apr 1940; Page 123A;
Image 27 of 64; Household #233.
Listed as Minnie Cook; age 54; married; born in VA; 8th grade education; lived in same place
on 1 Apr 1935; in household of husband, Richard W. Cook.


Cletis Cook

1. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Center District; taken on 2 May 1930; Page 147A; Image 7 of
40; Family #38/40.
Listed as Cletas Cook; age 2; born in WV; in household of father, Fred H. Cook.
2. 1940 Census; Wyoming Co, WV; Center District; E.D. 5-6; taken on 27 Apr 1940; Page 123A;
Image 27 of 64; Household #235.
Listed as Cletas Cook; age 13; born in WV; 7th grade education; attending school; lived in same
house on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Fred H. Cook.


Delma Rae Cook

1. 1940 Census; Wyoming Co, WV; Center District; E.D. 5-6; taken on 27 Apr 1940; Page 123A;
Image 27 of 64; Household #235.
Listed as Delma Ray Cook; age 4; born in WV; in household of father, Fred H. Cook.