McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV; Families and Individuals

Notes


Sebastian Pizzino

1. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Slab Fork District; Jesse Road; taken on 23 Apr 1930; Page 266B;
Image 40 of 43; Family #396/401
Listed as Sebastian Pizzino; age 36; born in Italy; married at 21; immigrated to US in 1912; miner;
head of household.
2. Raleigh Co, WV; Death Certificate #5580; WV Archives Web Site.
Sebastian Pizzino; age 39; born in Italy; married; husband of Lizzie Siance (sp); coal loader
in mine; son of Frank and ____ Pizzino; died 12 Apr 1934 in Beckley Hospital, Beckley, WV;
from a stab wound deep into left buttocks, arterial bleeding; accident or homicide; buried
14 Apr 1934 at Glen Morrison, WV; informant, Jack Moro.


Elizabeth Mae "Lizzie" Sehen

1. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Slab Fork District; Jesse Road; taken on 23 Apr 1930; Page 266B;
Image 40 of 43; Family #396/401.
Listed as Lizzie Pizzino; age 30; born in VA; married at 15; in household of husband, Sebastian Pizzino.
2. Raleigh Co, WV; Death Certificate #'60 011489; WV Archives Web Site.
Elizbeth May Pizzino; age 60; born 28 Feb 1900 in VA; widow; living at Glen Fork, WV; daughter
of Asa and Mollie (Hall) Sehen; died 31 Aug 1960 in Beckley Memorial Hospital, Beckley, WV;
from a cerebral hemorrhage; buried 2 Sep 1960 in Hillcrest Cemetery, Matheny, WV; informant,
Ivan Pizzion. Glen Fork, WV.


Frank Pizzino

1. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Slab Fork District; Jesse Road; taken on 23 Apr 1930; Page 266B;
Image 40 of 43; Family #396/401.
Listed as Frank Pizzino; age 13; born in WV; in household of father, Sebastian Pizzino.


Joseph "Joe" Pizzino

1. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Slab Fork District; Jesse Road; taken on 23 Apr 1930; Page 266B;
Image 40 of 43; Family #396/401.
Listed as Joe Pizzino; age 11; born in WV; in household of father, Sebastian Pizzino.


Ivan Pizzino

1. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Slab Fork District; Jesse Road; taken on 23 Apr 1930; Page 266B;
Image 40 of 43; Family #396/401.
Listed as Ivin Pizzino; age 8; born in WV; in household of father, Sebastian Pizzino.


Mary Pizzino

1. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Slab Fork District; Jesse Road; taken on 23 Apr 1930; Page 266B;
Image 40 of 43; Family #396/401.
Listed as Mary Pizzino; age 6; born in WV; in household of father, Sebastian Pizzino.


John Burton Pizzino

1. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Slab Fork District; Jesse Road; taken on 23 Apr 1930; Page 266B;
Image 40 of 43; Family #396/401.
Listed as Bert Pizzino; age 3 mons; born in WV; in household of father, Sebastian Pizzino.
2. Stafford Funeral Home; Lynco, WV; Posted Obit.
"John Burton Pizzino, Sr., 85, of Glen Fork, WV, passed away on Sunday, May 10, 2015 at his home. He was
born on December 31, 1929 in Glen Fork, WV, a son of the late Sebastian and Elizabeth Sehen Pizzino. John
was a member of the UMWA, worked for Eastern Associated Coal in Kopperston and Harris and a federal
mine inspector. He is the last surviving member of his immediate family. In addition to his parents he is
preceded in death by a son John B. Pizzino, Jr.; four brother and sisters. Survivors include his loving wife
of almost 65 years Velma McGlothin Pizzino of Glen Fork; two daughters Debrah Hargis of Skin Fork and
Pamela (Kenny) Atkins of Valdese, NC; two sons Danny (Glenda) Pizzino of Glen Fork and Richard (Jan)
Pizzino of Lexington, KY; thirteen grandchildren; 15 great grandchildren; and a host of other loving family
and friends. Graveside services will be held at 11:00 AM on Friday, May 15, 2015 at Palm Memorial
Gardens, Matheny, WV with Bro. Gene Reed officiating. Friends may gather with the family from 6-8:00
PM on Thursday, May 14, 2015 in the Chapel of Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV. Military Rites
will be conducted by the Wyoming County Veterans Honor Guard...."


Beulah Helen Evans

1. Giles Co, VA; Marriage Records; Certificate 76-045664; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Charlie Pizzino; age 53; born in WV 28 Dec 1923 in WV; divorced; thrid marriage; living at Glen Fork, WV;
son of Sebastiano and Elizabet Mae (Sehen) Pizzino; married on 13 Oct 1976 Beulah Helen Evans Pizzino;
age 51; born 1 Jan 1925 in WV; divorced; third marriage; living at Glen Fork, WV; daughter of William Edward
and Stella Mae (Workman) Evans.
2. "The Register Herald"; Beckley, WV; Friday 16 Jun 2006; Newspaper Obit.
"GLEN FORK — Beulah Evans Pizzino, 81, passed away Wednesday, June 14, 2006, following a long illness. "Born Jan. 22, 1925, in Wyoming County, she was the daughter of the late Bill Evans and Stella Workman Evans. "Mrs. Pizzino was a member of Glen Fork Baptist Temple. She loved being in her church doing plays, liked sewing, needlepoint and quilting. Beulah enjoyed reading, doing crossword puzzles and being with her family and friends. "In addition to her parents, her husband, Charlie Pizzino; two grandchildren, Dale Pizzino Jr. and Eddie Pizzino; two brothers, Eddie Evans and Douglas Evans, preceded her in death. "Survivors include a daughter, Regina Toler and her husband, Robert, of Glen Fork; four sons, Charles “C.E.” Pizzino and his wife, Sandra, of Mount Olive, N.C., Doug Pizzino of Kernersville, N.C., Dale Pizzino and his wife, Drema, of Kernersville and Dwane Pizzino and his wife, Phyllis, of Buford, Ga.; 12 grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren. "Service will be 2 p.m. Sunday at Glen Fork Baptist Temple with the Rev. Keith Francis and the Rev. Kevin Francis officiating. Burial will follow in Palm Memorial Gardens, Matheny..."


Richard Allen Cook

1. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #'61 015293; WV Archives Web Site.
Richard Allen Cook; born and died 24 Sep 1961 in Grace Hospital, Welch, WV; premature;
buried 26 Sep 1961 in Iaeger Memorial, Roderfield, WV; parents living at Big Sandy, WV.


Lawrence Lee Cook

1. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Slab Fork District, taken on 21 Apr 1910, Page 284B, Family #73.
Listed as Lawrence L. Cook, age 9, born in WV; in household of father, Rufus Lee Cooke.
2. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1919); Page 98; WV Archives Web Site.
Lawrence Lee Cook; age 18; born in Wyoming Co, WV; living at Rockview, WV; son of Rufus L. Cook;
married on 26 Dec 1919 at the residence of Bascom Workman; Stella May Workman; age 18; born in
Wyoming Co, WV; living at Jesse, WV; daughter of E. B. Workman.
3. Wyoming Co, WV Web Site, Cemeteries
http://members.aol.com/jlcooke2/cemetery.htm
Lawrence Lee Cook; born on 13 Feb 1901: died on 3 Sep 1967; "Son of Rufus
Lee and Callie Workman Cook"; buried in Cook Cemetery, Rockview, Wyoming Co, WV.


Stella Mae Workman

1. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Center District, Pineville, taken on 17 May 1910, Page 232B,
Family #14.
Listed as Stella M. Workman, age 8, born in WV, in household of father, Elbert B. Workman.
2. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1919); Page 98; WV Archives Web Site.
Lawrence Lee Cook; age 18; born in Wyoming Co, WV; living at Rockview, WV; son of Rufus L. Cook;
married on 26 Dec 1919 at the residence of Bascom Workman; Stella May Workman; age 18; born in
Wyoming Co, WV; living at Jesse, WV; daughter of E. B. Workman.


Lawrence Cook

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; Berwin-Newhall; E.D. 24-22; taken on __Apr 1940;
Page 429A; Image 3 of 68; Household #15.
Listed as Lawrence Cook; age 20; born in WV; married; 4 yrs HS education; lived in same house
on 1 Apr 1935; trackman in coal mine; in household of father-in-law, James C. Gillespie, with wife.


Beulah Edith Gillespie

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; Berwind-Newhall Road; taken on 10 Apr 1930;
Page 189B; Family #173/195.
Listed as Beulah E. Gillespie; age 7; born in WV; in household of father, James C. Gillespie.
2. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; Berwin-Newhall; E.D. 24-22; taken on __Apr 1940;
Page 429A; Image 3 of 68; Household #15.
Listed as Bula Cook; age 18; born in WV; married; 6th grade education; lived in same house
on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, James C. Gillespie, with husband.


Ronnie Keith Cook

1. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #11064; WV Archives Web Site.
Ronnie Keith Cook; age 3 yrs, 2 mons, 18 days; born 17 Apr 1941 at Welch, WV; living at Capels,
WV; son of Lawrence and Bulah Edith (Gillespie) Cook; died 5 Jul 1944 in Grace Hospital, Welch,
WV; from 3 rd degree burns of body; accident at home; buried 7 Jul 1944 in Iaeger Memorial,
Roderfield, WV.
2. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by;
B. Walls; 15 Dec 2013.
Ronnie Keith Cook; born in 1941; died in 1942; buried here; headstone photo shown.


Willard J. "Willie" Gillespie

1. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; Susanna; taken on 21 Jan 1920; Page 33A;
Family #219/227.
Listed as Willard Gillespie; age 4; born in WV; in household of father, James C. Gillespie.
2. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; Berwind-Newhall Road; taken on 10 Apr 1930;
Page 189B; Family #173/195.
Listed as Willard J. Gillespie; age 15; born in WV; in household of father, James C. Gillespie.
3. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; Berwin-Newhall; E.D. 24-22; taken on __Apr 1940;
Page 429A; Image 3 of 68; Household #15.
Listed as Willie Gillespie; age 25; born in WV; married; 9th grade education; lived in same house
on 1 Apr 1935; shop foreman in coal mine; in household of father, James C. Gillespie.


Vivian

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; Berwin-Newhall; E.D. 24-22; taken on __Apr 1940;
Page 429A; Image 3 of 68; Household #15.
Listed as Viviam Gillespie; age 20; born in VA; married; 6th grade education; lived in same house
on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father-in-law, James C. Gillespie, with husband.


George Lewis Cook

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1953); Page 288; WV Archives Web Site.
George Lewis Cook; age 60; born in Hotchkiss, WV; divorced; living at Pineville, WV; married
on 22 Jun 1953 at Baisden, WV; Zora Morgan; age 59; born in Wyoming Co, WV; widow;
living at Iaeger, WV.


Zora Cooper

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1913); Page 45; WV Archives Web Site.
Wallace C. Morgan; age 19; born in Wyoming Co, WV; school teacher; living at Iaeger, WV; son of
Amos and Viola; married on 3 Jul 1913 at Johnny Cake, WV; Zora Cooper; age 19; born in Wyoming
Co, WV; single; daughter of B. F. and Mollie Jane.
2. 1920 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Huff Creek District, taken on 12/13 Jan 1920, Page 219B, Family #62.
Listed as Zora Morgan, age 25, born in WV, in household of husband, Wallace C. Morgan.
3. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Huff Creek District, taken on 2 Apr 1930, Page 175A, Family #4
Listed as Zora Morgan, age 36, born in WV, married 19 yrs, in household of husband, Wallace C.
Morgan.
4. "Wyoming Co, WV Heritage", Wyoming Co. Genealogocal Society, 1995, page 12.
Viola Cline married Amos Anderson Morgan, son of Rev, Floyd and Dicey Lester
Morgan. Children were: Ambrose Ken (married Elizabeth Cline, daughter of
Warren and Nellie Cornett Cline), Eva (married James Ferguson Hatfield, son
of John Wesley and Mary Ann Cline Hatfield), Wallace Compton (married Zora
Cooper, daughter of Rev Ben Cooper), Vida (married Epp Cline, son of Warren
and Nellie Cornett Cline), Leola (married Ranse Cline, also son of Warren
and Nellie), William Anderson (married Blanche Cline, daughter of Ballard
and Clemmie Lester Cline), Stella (married Frank Cline), and Wirt who died
as an infant from a dog bite.
5. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1953); Page 288; WV Archives Web Site.
George Lewis Cook; age 60; born in Hotchkiss, WV; divorced; living at Pineville, WV; married
on 22 Jun 1953 at Baisden, WV; Zora Morgan; age 59; born in Wyoming Co, WV; widow;
living at Iaeger, WV.
6. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 9 Mar 2014.
Zora M. Cook; born 7 Feb 1891; died 26 Apr 1976; buried here; headstone photo shown.


Emery Edward Cook

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1935); Page 95; WV Archives Web Site.
Emery Cook; age 23; born in Wise Co, VA; single; miner; living at Kimball, WV; son of
Melvin and Marjorie; married on 12 Aug 1935 at Welch, WV; Pearl Royal; age 25; born in
Surry Co, NC; widow; living at Kimball, WV; daughter of Neal and Florence.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1966); Page 41; WV Archives Web Site.
Emory Edward Cook; age 54; born 23 Nov 1911 at Emon, VA; widowed; living at Kimball, WV; son of
Melvin and Margie (Whittaker) Cook; married on 24 Mar 1966 at Gary, WV; Alpha Hazel Mitchem
Fitzgerald; age 52; born 14 Mar 1914 at Thorpe, WV; widow; living at Welch, WV; daughter of James G.
and Nora Mitchem.
3. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 11 Apr 2014.
Emory E. Cooke; born in 1911; died in 1989; buried here; headstone photo shown; "PVT US ARMY
WORLD WAR II".


Alpha Hazel Mitchem

1. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; Thorpe; taken on 18 Feb 1920; Page 228B;
Image 42 of 43; Family #406/423.
Listed as Alfia Mitchem; age 5 yrs 9 mons; born in WV; in household of father, James G. Mitchem.
2. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Big Four; taken on 21 Apr 1930;
Page 185A; Image 59 of 73; Family #496/541.
Listed as Alfa M. Mitchem; age 16; born in WV; in household of father, James G. Mitchem.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1932); Page 221; WV Archives Web Site.
James Fitzgerald; age 22; born in Kanawha Co, WV; single; lumberman; living at Big Four, WV;
son of Henry and Mary; married on 29 Aug 1932 at Kimball, WV; Athea Mitchem; age 18; born
in McDowell Co, WV; single; daughter of Garfield and Nora.
4. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1966); Page 41; WV Archives Web Site.
Emory Edward Cook; age 54; born 23 Nov 1911 at Emon, VA; widowed; living at Kimball, WV; son of
Melvin and Margie (Whittaker) Cook; married on 24 Mar 1966 at Gary, WV; Alpha Hazel Mitchem
Fitzgerald; age 52; born 14 Mar 1914 at Thorpe, WV; widow; living at Welch, WV; daughter of James G.
and Nora Mitchem.