McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families

Notes


Bender Charles Lockhart

1. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; taken on 13/14 Jan 1920; Page 265A; Image
25 of 43; Family #253/257.
Listed as Ben Lockhart; age 5 ys, 0 mons; born in WV; in household of father, Elijah Lockhart.
2. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Bull Creek Road; taken on 14 Apr 1930; Page
206B; Image 11 of 42; Family #79/80.
Listed as Bender Lockhart; age 16; born in WV; single; in household of father, Elijah Lockhart.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1936); Page 377; WV Archives Web Site.
Bender Lockhart; age 21; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; miner; living at Panther, WV; son of
Elijah and ______ Lockhart; married on 18 May 1936 at Panther, WV; Frankey Matney; age 18; born
in McDowell Co, WV; single; daughter of Green and Lina.


Francis "Frankey" Matney

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1936); Page 377; WV Archives Web Site.
Bender Lockhart; age 21; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; miner; living at Panther, WV; son of
Elijah and ______ Lockhart; married on 18 May 1936 at Panther, WV; Frankey Matney; age 18; born
in McDowell Co, WV; single; daughter of Green and Lina.


Robert Leo "Bobby" Lockhart

1. NC Death Index, 1908-2004; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name Robert Leo Lockhart
Gender Male
Race White
Hispanic Origin Non-Hispanic
Marital Status Married
Social Security Number 335408041
Father's Last Name Lockhart
Age 51 Years
Date of Birth 7 Mar 1948
Residence City Other
Residence County Beaufort (sic?)
Residence State West Virginia (sic?)
Residence Zip Code 24872
Occupation Mining machine operators
Industry Coal mining
Date of Death 18 Aug 1999
Death City Hickory
Death County Catawba
Death State North Carolina
Autopsy Autopsy Not Performed
Autopsy Findings Autopsy findings were not considered in determining cause of death
Institution Hospital Inpatient
Hospital Name CATAWBA MEM HOSP
Attendant Physician
Burial Location Burial out-of-state
Recorded Date 13 Sep 1999
Source Vendor North Carolina State Center for Health Statistics"


Shirley Rose Lockhart

1. WV Death Index, 1853-1973; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name Shirley Rose Lockhart
Death Date 7 Jan 1951
Death Place McDowell, West Virginia
Father Name Bender Lockhart
Mother Name Frokie Matney
FHL Film Number 1984246"
2. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #5192; WV Archives Web Site.
Shirley Rose Lockart; age 2 7 days; born 31 Oct 1950 at Panther, WV; living at Panther, WV; daughter of
Bender and Frankie (Matney) Lockhart; died 7 Jan 1951 at Panther, WV; due to bilateral broncho-pneumonia;
buried 9 Jan 1951 in Lockhart Cemetery; informant, Bender Lockhart.


Frances Fern Lockhart

1. Fanning Funeral Home; Iaeger WV; Posted Obit.
"Obituary Frances Fern Crabtree Frances Fern Crabtree, 72, of Welch, WV, formerly of Panther, WV, passed away Sunday, September 30, 2017, at Golden Harvest in Welch, WV. Fern was born October 29, 1944, in Mohawk, WV, a daughter of the late Bender and Frankie Matney Lockhart. She was a member of the Panther Missionary Baptist Church. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by two brothers, Darrell Lockhart and Bobby Lockhart; three sisters, Ruth Jones, Doris Castanon, Lois Justice. Survivors include her husband of 55 years, Sam Crabtree of the home; three sons, Sammy Jr. and wife Jennifer of Johnson City, TN, Joel Crabtree of Columbia, MO, Marty Crabtree of the home; one daughter, Diane Letner of Rural Retreat, VA; four grandchildren, Renee Hall, Emily Crabtree, Allison Letner and Gracie Crabtree; one brother; Jimmy Lockhart of Rock Hill, SC; one sister Betty Shifflet of Newport, TN. Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday, October 4, 2017, at 12 noon, with Elder Fred Bailey and Reverend John Hunt officiating at Panther Missionary Baptist Church in Panther, WV. Burial will follow in the Crabtree Cemetery ,,,:


Clarence Junior Justice

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Panther; E.D. 24-58; taken on 29 Jul 1940;
Page 1136B; Image 34 of 60; Household #243.
Listed as Clarence Justice; age 8; born in WV; 2nd grade education; in household of father,
William A. Justice.
2. Dickenson Co, VA; Marriage License #37493; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Clarence Justice; age 24; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; miner; living at Panther, WV; son of
William A. and Amanda (Matney) Justice; married on 22 dec 1956 in Clintwood, VA; Lois Lockhart;
age 21; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; living at Panther, WV; daughter of Bender and Frankie
(Matney0 Lockhart.
3. US Public Records, 1970-2009; LDS Web Site.
"Name C Justice
Also Known As Clarence Junior Justice
Residence Date 01 Feb 2002
Residence Place Panther, West Virginia, United States
Birth Date 17 Jun 1930..."

"...Address Trace Frk
Address Continued Panther, West Virginia 24872
Address Date 01 Feb 2002
2nd Address Trace Fork Holw
2nd Address Continued Panther, West Virginia 24872
2nd Address Date 01 May 1998-01 Jun 2005
3rd Address 24872 Ca
3rd Address Continued Panther, West Virginia 24872
3rd Address Date 01 Dec 1993-13 Nov 2000
4th Address 146 PO Box
4th Address Continued Panther, West Virginia 24872
4th Address Date 01 Jan 1987-20 Oct 2006
Possible Relatives Clarence Justice Jr, Lois Jean Justice, Mona Lisa Justice..."
4. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Clarence Justice
Gender: Male
Race: White
Birth Date: 17 Jun 1930
Birth Place: Panther Mcdo, Washington
[Panther Mcdo|]
Death Date: 19 Nov 1999
Claim Date: 17 Nov 1971
Father: William A Justice
Mother: Amanda Matney
SSN: 235425687
Notes: Oct 1950: Name listed as CLARENCE JUSTICE"
5. Social Security Death Index; LDS Web Site.
"Clarence Justice; age 69; born 17 Jun 1930; died 19 Nov 1999; last residence WV; card issued in
WV."


Lois Jean Lockhart

1. Dickenson Co, VA; Marriage License #37493; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Clarence Justice; age 24; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; miner; living at Panther, WV; son of
William A. and Amanda (Matney) Justice; married on 22 dec 1956 in Clintwood, VA; Lois Lockhart;
age 21; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; living at Panther, WV; daughter of Bender and Frankie
(Matney0 Lockhart.
2. US Public Records, 1970-2009; LDS Web Site.
"Name Lois Jean Justice
Residence Date 01 Feb 2002
Residence Place Panther, West Virginia, United States
Birth Date 05 Sep 1939..."

"...Address Trace Frk
Address Continued Panther, West Virginia 24872
Address Date 01 Feb 2002
2nd Address 146 RR 3 Box
2nd Address Continued Panther, West Virginia 24872
2nd Address Date 01 Jun 1997
3rd Address 571 PO Box
3rd Address Continued Iaeger, West Virginia 24844
3rd Address Date 01 Apr 1988-12 Jul 2001
Possible Relatives Clarence Junior Justice..."
3. Fanning Funeral Home; Iaeger, WV; Posted Obit.
"Lois Jean Justice, 75, of Panther, WV, passed away Wednesday, July 29, 2015, at her residence on Trace Fork Road in Panther, WV.

"Lois was born September 5, 1939, in Panther, WV, a daughter of the late Bender and Frances (Frankie) Matney Lockhart. She was the owner/operator and cook of several area restaurants, and a member of the Little Zion Old Regular Baptist Church.

"In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband Clarence Justice, brothers, Bobby, Darrell, and Scotty Lockhart; sisters, Patricia Lockhart, Shirley Lockhart, Ruth Jones, and Doris Castanon, , daughter in law, Mona Lisa Justice, and a son -in-law Earl Kennedy.

"Survivors include five children, Christine Parker of Bluefield, WV, Betty Smith and husband Olaf of Panther, WV, Sandy Kennedy of Panther, WV, Clarence Justice, Jr. of Panther, WV, and Debbie Endicott and husband D.J. of Gilbert, WV; five grandchildren, Olaf Brian Smith and wife Tiffany of Peterstown, WV, Amanda Church and husband Jason of Iaeger, WV, Tommy Kennedy and wife April of Panther, WV, Dakota Endicott and Patricia Toler both of Gilbert, WV; three great-grandchildren, Brianna Smith and Olaf Brian Smith, Jr. both of Peterstown, WV, and Maleah Jade Kennedy of Panther, WV; two sisters, Fern Crabtree and husband Sam of Panther, WV, and Betty Shifflett and husband Bill of Bybee TN; brother, Jimmy Lockhart of Gastonia, NC; two sisters-in-law, Ann Lockhart and Freda Matney both of Panther, WV; and her beloved pet, Gizmo.

"Funeral services will be conducted Sunday, August 2, 2015, at 12 noon with Reverend Clyde Endicott, Reverend Michael Brooks, and Elder Fred Bailey, officiating at the Chapel of Fanning Funeral Home in Iaeger, WV. Burial will follow in the Justice Family Cemetery on Trace Fork near Panther, WV...."


Luther Griffith

1. "Births of Wyoming Co, WV...", Haga, 1883.
Luther Griffith was born on 6 Mar 1883 at Clear Fork to John and Malinda Griffith.
2. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Oceana District, taken on 8 Jun 1900, Page 268A, Family #79.
Listed as Luther Griffiths, age 16, born in WV in Mar 1884, in household of father, John Griffiths.
3. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1908); Page 40; WV Archives Web Site.
Luther Griffith; age 24; born and living in Wyoming Co, WV; son of John and Malinda; married on
7 Mar 1908 at the house of Millard Hill; Lucy Hill; age 24; born and living in Wyoming Co, WV;
daughter of M.F.and Rachel.
4. Logan Co, WV; Marriage Registry; Vol #__(1925); Page 68; Line #13; WV Archives Web Site.
Luther Griffiths; age 38; born in WV; widowed; logger; living at Christian, WV; son of John and Malinda
(Bailey) Griffith; married on 20 Sep 1925 at Christian, WV; Maxie Hammons; age 18; born in KY; single;
living at Christian, WV; daughter of Garfield and Ella (Walker) Hammons.


Maxine Hammond

1. Logan Co, WV; Marriage Registry; Vol #__(1925); Page 68; Line #13; WV Archives Web Site.
Luther Griffiths; age 38; born in WV; widowed; logger; living at Christian, WV; son of John and Malinda
(Bailey) Griffith; married on 20 Sep 1925 at Christian, WV; Maxie Hammons; age 18; born in KY; single;
living at Christian, WV; daughter of Garfield and Ella (Walker) Hammons.