McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families and Individuals

Notes


Boots Logan Goodwin

1. 1900 Census, Roane Co, WV; Harper District; taken on 11 Jun 1900; Page 55B; Image 14 of 45;
Family #117/117.
Listed as Boots L. Goodwin; age 1; born in Jul 1898 in WV; in household of father, Dudley V.
Goodwin.
2. 1910 Census, Clay Co, WV; Henry District; taken on 6 May 1910; Page 292A; Image 40 of 56;
Family #254/258.
Listed as Boots l. Goodwin; age 11; born in WV; in household of father, Dudley V. Goodwin.
3. Clay Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vpol #__(1917); Page 387; WV Archives Web Site.
B.L. Goodwin; age 18; born in Roane Co, WV; living in Clay Co, WV; married on 17 Nov 1917 in
Clay Co, WV; Ophia Noe; age 18; born in Roane Co, WV; living in Clay Co, WV.


Ophia Mae Noe

1. Clay Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vpol #__(1917); Page 387; WV Archives Web Site.
B.L. Goodwin; age 18; born in Roane Co, WV; living in Clay Co, WV; married on 17 Nov 1917 in
Clay Co, WV; Ophia Noe; age 18; born in Roane Co, WV; living in Clay Co, WV.


Sidney Dale Goodwin

1. Stafford Family Funeral Services, Inc; Oceana, WV; Posted Obit.
"Sidney Dale Goodwin, 71, of Dunedin, Florida, and Gap Mills, WV (formerly of Oceana, WV) went home to be with our Lord on Sunday July 21, 2013 after a long battle with cancer. He was born June 4, 1942 in Logan, WV. Sid was a retired employee of Eastern Associated Coal Corporation Kopperston II mines. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, and the mountains and sharing those loves with his family. Left to carry on his legacy of strong family values and love of the beautiful outdoors are his wife Geraldine of 48 years; his children Cindy (John) Lavezzo, Pam (Eric) Tobias, and Dale (Carmen) Goodwin whom all reside in Florida except when they can return home to the beautiful mountains of WV. His ten grandchildren Kalie, Resha, Nick, Kortney, Jordan, Derek, Jakob, Ellie, Alyssa, and grandson due on September 3; four great grandchildren Haley, Jasmine, Amiya, and Jahsiah with whom he took pride in spending many hours teaching and sharing his values and abundance of knowledge. He was predeceased by his father Boots Logan Goodwin, mother Orphia Mary Noe; sisters Ellilouise Goodwin, and Garnell Sheppard, and a
brother Calvin Goodwin. Survived by his brother Joe Goodwin and sisters Garnett Lusk and Midge Hicks
all of Oceana, and a host of nieces and nephews. A Memorial service will be held at 7:00 PM on
Wednesday July 24, 2013 in the Chapel of Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco, with Pastor Ricky
Proffitt officiating. Friends may gather with the family from 5:00 PM until time of service on Wednesday. In keeping with his wishes he will be cremated..."


Walter Cash Halsey

1. "The Register Herald", Beckley, WV, Wednesday 17 Aug 2005, Newspaper Obit.
"PINEVILLE -- Ella Mae Halsey Miller, 93, of Pineville, passed away Monday, Aug. 15, 2005, in
Raleigh General Hospital following a 15-month illness...
"In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by... three brothers, Earl, Carson and Cash
Halsey; and a sister, Carrie Halsey..."


Cora M. Buchanan

1. 1920 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Slab Fork District, taken on 4/5 Feb 1920, Page 269A,
Family #53.
Listed as Cora M. Buchanan, age 9, born in WV, in household of father, Thomas W. Buchanan.
2. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Slab Fork District; taken on 11 Apr 1930; Page 255A;
Family #163/167.
Listed as Cora Buchanan, age 19, born in WV, in household of father, Thomas W. Buchanan.
3. Calfee Funeral Home; Pineville, WV; Posted Obit; Picture shown.
"Heaven has a new angel, Cora Buchanan Halsey went home to be with our Lord, Wednesday, August 7, 2013 at the Bowers Hospice House of Beckley, West Virginia. She was loved by her family, neighbors, and friends for 102 and a half years; kept house by herself; making pickles two weeks ago - active and alert until a week ago, going strong.

"Cora was born February 4, 1911 in Wyoming County, WV.

"She was the daughter of the late Tom and Louisa Buchanan. She loved her family and friends, her favorite pastime was cooking for family and friends. She especially loved spending time with her granddaughters, Tammie and Vanessa and talking to her sister Marie on the phone multiple times of the day.

"She is survived by her daughter Barbara Hager and her husband Jerry of Pineville, W.Va; Sandy (Sandra) Akers and her husband Bill of Saraland, Al.; two granddaughters, Tammie Hager-Melek and her husband Steve of Cross Lanes, W. Va.; Vanessa Hager of Pineville, W,Va; one sister Marie Stiles of Glen Fork, W.Va.; one brother Jackie Buchanan and wife Linda of Whitesville, W. Va.; Alex Akers whom she considered to be her great grandson, his mother Stephanie Adams of Pineville, W.Va.; numerous nieces and nephews, great nieces and nephews and great-great nieces and great-great nephews; and dear neighbors, Gene, Freda and Jeff Brewer.

"In addition to her parents, Cora is preceded in death by her husband, Cash Walter Halsey, brothers Emmett, Thomas Harding, Jack and Howell Buchanan, her sisters Sadie Olson, Pearl Halsey, Ethel Johnson, Sylvia Hurt, Eva Halsey, Ada Carroll, Ruby Munsey, Lucy Cook and Billie Mathena..."
"...Interment; Saturday, August 10; Halsey-Brooks Family Cemetery; Coon Fork, WV..."


Charles Jyrtha Short

1. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
Slab Fork District, Family #68.
Listed as Charles Short, age 8 months, in household of father, Theodore
Short.
2. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Slab Fork District, taken on 2 May 1910, Page 290A, Family #189.
Listed as Charles Short; age 12; born in WV; in household of mother, Mahala Sizemore Short.
3. WW I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918, Wyoming Co, WV, Draft Board, Pineville, WV, Reg.
Card 1367.
Charlie Jyrtha Short; age 19; born on 23 Sep 1899; living at Maben, Wyoming Co, WV; laborer in
lumber; employed
by W.M. Ritter Lumber Co at Maben; nearest relative, Ettie Short (mother); medium height with
slender build; black eyes and black hair; 12 Sep 1918.
4. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1944); Page 379; WV Archives Web Site.
Charley Short; age 45; born at Saulsville, WV; widowed; living at Tipple, WV; son of Theodore and
Etta (Sizemore) Short; married on 23 Jun 1944 at Bill Blankenship's on Toney Fork, WV; Earthy
Almeata Brown; age 58; born in Wyoming Co, WV; widow; living at Kopperston, WV; daughter of
Henry and Julia Ann (Blankenship) Allen.


Earthy Almeda Allen

1. "Births of Wyoming Co...", Haga, 1884.
Mary F. Allen was born on 1 Mar 1884 at Jesse to Henry and Julian Allen.
2. "Marriage Records of Wyoming Co, WV...", Vol 6, No 157, Haga, page 13.
Ulysses Grant Brown, age 27, son of Patton and Nancy Brown married on 13 Dec
1900 Earthen Allen, age 16, daughter of Hendley and Julia Allen.
Believe this Mary F. and Earthen are the same person because of birthdate.
3. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Clear Fork District, taken on 11 Jun 1900, Page 248B, Family #77.
Listed as Eartha Allen, age 16, born in WV in Mar 1884, in household of father, Henley Allen.
4. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Clear Fork District, taken on 18 Apr 1910, Page 236A, Family #4.
Listed as Earthy Brown, age 28, born in WV, married once for 10 yrs, 5 children, all living, in
household of husband, Ulysses G. Brown.
5. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1944); Page 379; WV Archives Web Site.
Charley Short; age 45; born at Saulsville, WV; widowed; living at Tipple, WV; son of Theodore and
Etta (Sizemore) Short; married on 23 Jun 1944 at Bill Blankenship's on Toney Fork, WV; Earthy
Almeata Brown; age 58; born in Wyoming Co, WV; widow; living at Kopperston, WV; daughter of
Henry and Julia Ann (Blankenship) Allen.


Joyce Brown

1. Calfee Funeral Home; Pineville, WV; Posted Obit; picture shown.
"Joyce Brown Sizemore, 63, of Herndon, passed away Tuesday, August 6, 2013 at the University of Virginia Hospital following a long illness.

"Born November 15, 1949 at Mullens, she was the daughter of the late William Jennings Brown and Gladys Tolliver Brown.

"Joyce was a lifelong member of the Church of God of Prophesy, Ravencliff. She enjoyed gardening, glass collecting, cooking and being with her family, especially her grandchildren.

"In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by an infant brother, Rodney Brown.

"Survivors include her husband, Dick Sizemore of the residence.

"2 daughters, Beth Ann Sizemore and Janice Sizemore both of Herndon

"A brother, Danny Brown and wife, Patty of Ravencliff

"3 sisters, Betty Turnmire of Pineville
Barbara Sizemore and her husband, Denver of Lillington, NC
Janice Binion and her son Matthew of Mullens

"5 grandchildren, Andrew and Jordon Sizemore, Sara Bailey, Alex Green and Jacob England

"4 great-grandchildren, Makaleigh Short, Makyia Sizemore, Brodie Lee Griffith and Bentley Andrew Sizemore

"Rev. Michael Dempsey officiating... "
"...Interment; 9 Aug 2013; Pine Grove Church Cemetery; Ravencliff, WV..."


Benjamin "Benny Joe" Cassady

1. "The Register Herald"; Beckley, WV; Sunday, 11 Aug 2013; Newspaper Obit.
"IAEGER — Benny Joe Cassady, age 69, loving Husband, Father, and Grandfather, departed this life on Thursday, August 1st, at his home in Iaeger, surrounded by his family following a long battle with cancer.

"Benny was born on November 1, 1943, in Panther, W.Va. He was the son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Joe Cassady.

"Benny began working in his father’s business at a very young age. He was a self-employed business man from 1977 until his retirement in 2003. He loved his garage and spent all his time there. He was a genius mechanic. Benny was a past McDowell County Board of Education member and President. He was also a veteran of the U.S. Air Force and of the Baptist faith.

"Those left to cherish his memory include his loving wife, Linda, with whom he celebrated 47 years of marriage on January 17th. Loving daughters and sons-in-law, Melissa Cassady Birch and her husband, Mike, and Michelle (Micki) Cassady Mollohan and her husband, Jeff. Precious grandchildren, Breanna Lea Cecil, age 14, Reghan Michelle Mollohan, age 11, and Connor Joe Mollohan, age 8, all of Beckley. Brother-in-law and sister-in-law John Randy and Brenda Lee Garland. Nephew and niece, Mr. and Mrs. Bryan Lee Garland and their son, Elijah, all of Big Sandy, W.Va.

"Other survivors include Drema Bernice Cassady, Mr. and Mrs. Gordon Swartz, and Mr. and Mrs. Gail Webb.

"The family would like to give a special thanks to Hospice Compassus of Princeton, W.Va., Dr. Dave and his staff, and the Beckley VA.

"Honoring Benny’s wishes, he was cremated and there will be no services at this time. A Celebration of Benny’s life will be held at a later date..."


Floyd Cassady

1. 1920 Census, Mingo Co, WV; Warfield District; taken on 6 Jan 1920; Page 194B; Image 3 of 22;
Family #153/163.
Listed as Floyd Cassadey; age 33; born in KY; married; farmer; head of household.


Annie

1. 1920 Census, Mingo Co, WV; Warfield District; taken on 6 Jan 1920; Page 194B; Image 3 of 22;
Family #153/163.
Listed as Annie Cassadey; age 26; born in KY; married; in household of husband, Floyd Cassady.


Rome Cassady

1. 1920 Census, Mingo Co, WV; Warfield District; taken on 6 Jan 1920; Page 194B; Image 3 of 22;
Family #153/163.
Listed as Rome Cassadey; age 7; born in KY; in household of father, Floyd Cassady.


Elmer Cassady

1. 1920 Census, Mingo Co, WV; Warfield District; taken on 6 Jan 1920; Page 194B; Image 3 of 22;
Family #153/163.
Listed as Elmer Cassadey; age 5; born in KY; in household of father, Floyd Cassady.


Warner Ray Osborne

1. Logan Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1961); Page 62; WV Archives Web Site.
Warren Osborne; age 18; born at Lorado, WV; single; living at Lundale, WV; son of Elmer and Ruth (Lusk) Osborne;
married on 10 Oct 1961 at Lorado, WV; Ovindora Linville; age 16; born at Lorado, WV; single; living in Lundale, WV;
daughter of Berwind and Callie (DeLoch) Linville.
2. US Public Records Index, Vol 1; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Warner Ray Osborne; born 2 Jan 1943; living at PO Box 314, Man, WV 25635 in 1993.


Quindora Linville

1. Logan Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1961); Page 62; WV Archives Web Site.
Warren Osborne; age 18; born at Lorado, WV; single; living at Lundale, WV; son of Elmer and Ruth (Lusk) Osborne;
married on 10 Oct 1961 at Lorado, WV; Ovindora Linville; age 16; born at Lorado, WV; single; living in Lundale, WV;
daughter of Berwind and Callie (DeLoch) Linville.
2. US Public Records Index, Vol 1; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Quindora M. Osborne; born 31 Jul 1945; living at PO Box 314, Man, WV 25635 in 1993.


Otis L. Osborne

1. US Public Records Index, Vol 1; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Otis L. Osborne; born 3 Aug 1949; living at PO Box 296, Lorado, WV 25630 in 1992.


Linda

1. US Public Records Index, Vol 1; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Linda Osborne; born 4 Dec 1952; living at PO Box 296, Lorado, WV 25630 in 1993.


William Dorsey Osborne

1. Logan Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1946); Page 426; WV Archives Web Site.
Dorsey Osborne; age 19; born and living at Lorado, WV; single; son of Dink and Ethel (Workman) Osborne;
married on 10 Jun 1946 at Logan, WV; Margie Harvey; age 16; born and living at Lorado, WV; single; daughter
of Leon and Ollie (Gibson) Harvey.
2. Social Security Death Index; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Dorsey Osborne; born 6 Jul 1926; died in May 1975; last residence, Lorado, WV; SS #236-36-7856; card issued
in WV before 1951.


Margie Harvey

1. Logan Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1946); Page 426; WV Archives Web Site.
Dorsey Osborne; age 19; born and living at Lorado, WV; single; son of Dink and Ethel (Workman) Osborne;
married on 10 Jun 1946 at Logan, WV; Margie Harvey; age 16; born and living at Lorado, WV; single; daughter
of Leon and Ollie (Gibson) Harvey.


Wendall Dallas Osborne

1. Fayette Co, WV; Marruage Registry; Vol #__(1954); Page 142; Line 13; WV Archives Web Site.
Wendall Osborne; age 21; born in Logan Co, WV; single; assembly man; living at Mahan, WV; son of Dink and
Ethel; married on 20 Nov 1954 at Mahan, WV; Jenette O'Bryan; age 18; born in Logan Co, WV; single; living at
Mahan, WV; daughter of Frank and Dollie.
2. Logan Co, WV; Death Certificate # 72 004255; WV Archives Web Site via LDS Web Site.
Wendall Dallas Osborne; age 36; born 14 Jul 1935 in ____; married; wife also a victum; living at Lundale, WV;
son of William "Dink" and Ethel Z. (Workman) Osborne; died 26 Feb 1972; from drowning; flood from slate dump slide;
"Buffalo Creek Disaster"; buried 11 Mar 1972 in Daniels Cemetery, Saunders, WV.


Jeanette O'Bryan

1. Fayette Co, WV; Marruage Registry; Vol #__(1954); Page 142; Line 13; WV Archives Web Site.
Wendall Osborne; age 21; born in Logan Co, WV; single; assembly man; living at Mahan, WV; son of Dink and
Ethel; married on 20 Nov 1954 at Mahan, WV; Jenette O'Bryan; age 18; born in Logan Co, WV; single; living at
Mahan, WV; daughter of Frank and Dollie.
2. Logan Co, WV; Death Certificate # 72 004253; WV Archives Web Site via LDS Web Site.
Jeanette Osborne; age 35; born 12 Apr 1937 in ____; married; husband also a victum; living at Lundale, WV;
daughter of Frank and Polly Marie (Vealey) O'Bryan; died 26 Feb 1972; from drowning; flood from slate dump slide;
"Buffalo Creek Disaster"; buried 11 Mar 1972 in Daniels Cemetery, Saunders, WV.


Geneva Osborne

1. Logan Co, WV; Death Certificate # 72 004252; WV Archives Web Site via LDS Web Site.
Geneva Osborne; age 16; born 1 Jun 1955 in ____; living at Lundale, WV; daughter of Wendall Dallas and Jeanette
(O'Bryan) Osborne; died 26 Feb 1972; from drowning; flood from slate dump slide;"Buffalo Creek Disaster"; buried
11 Mar 1972 in Daniels Cemetery, Saunders, WV.


Wendall Leo Osborne

1. Logan Co, WV; Death Certificate # 72 004252; WV Archives Web Site via LDS Web Site.
Wendal Leo Osborne; age 15; born 13 Apr 1956 in ____; living at Lundale, WV; daughter of Wendall Dallas and Jeanette
(O'Bryan) Osborne; died 26 Feb 1972; from drowning; flood from slate dump slide;"Buffalo Creek Disaster"; buried
11 Mar 1972 in Daniels Cemetery, Saunders, WV.


Regina Osborne

1. Logan Co, WV; Death Certificate # 72 004252; WV Archives Web Site via LDS Web Site.
Regina Osborne; age 11; born 13 May 1960 in ____; living at Lundale, WV; daughter of Wendall Dallas and Jeanette
(O'Bryan) Osborne; died 26 Feb 1972; from drowning; flood from slate dump slide;"Buffalo Creek Disaster"; buried
11 Mar 1972 in Daniels Cemetery, Saunders, WV.


Carolyn Osborne

1. Logan Co, WV; Death Certificate # 72 004252; WV Archives Web Site via LDS Web Site.
Carolyn Osborne; age ? (infant); born Jun 1970? in ____; living at Lundale, WV; daughter of Wendall Dallas and Jeanette
(O'Bryan) Osborne; died 26 Feb 1972; from drowning; flood from slate dump slide;"Buffalo Creek Disaster"; buried
11 Mar 1972 in Daniels Cemetery, Saunders, WV.