McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families and Individuals

Notes


Clifford Lee Blankenship

1. "US Public Records Index, Vol 2"; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Clifford Blankenship; born on 8 Aug 1955; living at P.O. Box 69, Oceana, WV 24870.
2. Social Security Death Index; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Clifford Blankenship; born on 8 Aug 1955; die in Jan 1982; SS # 236-86-7456; card issued in WV in
1968.


Arden McGinnis

1. 1900 Census, Wayne Co, WV; Union District; Fairview Village; taken on 9 jun 1900; Page 204B; Image 10 of 35;
Family #90/90.
Listed as Arden McGinnis; age 10; born in Dec 1889; at school; in household of father, James D. McGinnis.
2. 1910 Census, Cabell Co, WV; Huntington; taken on 16 Apr 1910; page 278A; Image 3 of 33; Family #23/26.
Listed as Arden McGinnis; age 20; single; pipe fitter in car shop; in household of father, James Doliver McGinnis.
3. Cabell Co, WV; WW I Draft Registration Card #1455; 5 Jun 1917; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Arden McGinnis; age 27; born 24 dec 1890 in Dixon, WV; living at 832 21st, Huntington, WV; car repairman for
C&O Railroad, Huntington, WV; married; dependent wife and 2 children(?, none show up in census'); medium
height; slender build; blue eyes and brown hair.
4. 1920 Census, Cabell Co, WV; Guyandotte District; huntington; taken on 10/12 Jan 1920; Page 259B; Image 12 of 28;
Family # 133/137.
Listed as Arden McGinnis; age 30; born in WV; married; carpenter in railrod shop; in household of father,
James D. McGinnis.
5. Cabell Co, WV; Marriage Registry; Vol #__(1928); Page 223; Line #2; WV Archives Web Site.
Arden McGinnis; age 38; born in Wayne Co, WV; living in Cabell Co, WV; married on 3 Jan 1928 at
Huntington, WV; Miss Esther Griffith; age 30; born in Lincoln Co, WV; living in Cabell Co, WV.
6. 1930 Census, Cabell Co, WV; Gideon District; Huntington; taken on 12 Apr 1930; Page 288B; Image
40 of 52; Family #442/448.
Listed as Arden McGinnis; age 40; born in WV; married at 37; car repairer in car shop; head of household.
7. 1940 Census, Cabell Co, WV; Gideon District; Huntington; E.D. 6-51; taken on 5 Apr 1940; Page 849A;
Image 9 of 33; Household #69.
Listed as Arden McGinnis; age 48; born in WV; 8th grade education; lived in same house on 1 Apr 1935;
car repairer for C&C Railroad; head of household.
8. Cabell Co, WV; WW II Draft Registration Card #U-2514; 27 Apr 1942; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Arden McGinnis; age 52; born 24 Dec 1890; living at 163 Gallahar St, Huntington, Cabell Co, WV; employed by
C&O Railway; person who will always know address, Mrs. Esther McGinnis, wife, of same address; 5'8" tall;
138 lbs; brown (WW I draft card states blue) eyes; brown hair; light brown complexion.
9. US Public Records, 1970-2009; LDS Web Site.
"Name Arden Mcginnis
Residence Date 01 Dec 1984-01 Jun 2000
Residence Place Pineville, West Virginia, United States
Address 356 PO Box
Address Continued Pineville, West Virginia 24874
Address Date 01 Dec 1984-01 Jun 2000.."
10. US Public Records, 1970-2009; LDS Web Site.
"Name Arden Mcginnis
Residence Date 01 Sep 2000
Residence Place Shelby, North Carolina, United States
Address 92 Columns Cir
Address Continued Shelby, North Carolina 28150
Address Date 01 Sep 2000
Possible Relatives Myrtle M Mcginnis..."
11. Cabell Co, WV; Death Certificate #'66 004759; WV Archives Web Site.
Ardin McGinnis; age 76 yrs, 3 mons, 29 days;born 24 Dec 1889 in Wayne Co, WV; married; retired car man
for C&O Railroad; living at 1746 Woodmont Road, Huntington, WV; SS#719-03-0170; son of Jim and Ida
(Billups) McGinnis; died 23 Apr 1966 in the C&O Hospital, Huntington, WV; due to a cerebral thrombosis
with cerebravascular arteriosclerosis; buried 26 Apr 1966 in Woodmere Cemetery; informant, Mrs. Myrtle
M. McGinnis, Huntington, WV.
12. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Woodmere Memorial Park, Huntington, Cabell Co, WV; submitted by
Ernie Wright; 3 Jan 2010.
Arden McGinnis; born 24 Dec 1889; died 23 Apr 1966; buried here; grave marked photo shown.


Myrtle Musick

1. 1910 Census, Johnson Co, Buffalo Precinct; taken on 9 May 1910; Page 163B; Image 32 of 46;
Family #242/246.
Listed as Myrtle Music; age 2; born in KY; in household of father, John W. Musick. (Twin)
2. 1930 Census, Floyd Co, KY; District #7; taken on 24 Apr 1930; Page 252B; Image 54 of 73;
Family #482/509.
Listed as Myrtle Cooper; age 23; born in KY; married at 19; in household of husband, Estill C.
Cooper.
3. 1940 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Oceana District; Kopperston; E.D. 55-9; taken on 11 May 1940;
Page 218B; Image 64 of 97; Household #525.
Listed as Myrtle Cooper; age 32; born in KY; married; 5th grade education; lived in Wharton,
Boone co, WV on 1 Apr 1935; in household of husband, Estill C. Cooper.
4. Wyoming Co, Marriage Records; Vol #__(1946); Page 98; WV Archives Web Site.
Coy L. Hash; age 51; born at Pineville, WV; widowed; living at Pineville, WV; son of L.R. and
Eba Hash; married on 26 Aug 1946 at Hatcher, WV; Myrtle Cooper; age 39; born in KY; divorced;
living at Oceana, WV; daughter of J.W. and Lora (Lee) Music.
6. "Beckley Post Hearld", Beckley, WV; 6 Apr 2002; Posted Obit.
"MYRTLE MCGINNIS Shelby, N. C. -- Myrtle Musick McGinnis, 95, formerly of Pineville, died Friday, april 5, 2002, in a Shelby hospital following a long illness Born June 22, 1906, in Hellier, Ky., she was the daughter of the late John Wesley and Lora Lee Davis Musick. Mrs. McGinnis was a self-employed restaurant proprietor in Oceana until 1955. She was a member of Pinevile United Methodist Church and The Methodist Women's Club. She was also a member of the Pineville Women's Club, Pineville Homemakers' Club, Navy Mother's Club and Daughters of the American resolution. She was preceded in death by her husband, Arden MdGinnis in 1966; a son, Ronald Lee Cooper, in 1962; a brother, Otis Musick; and a son-in-law, Dr. Carl McGuire. Survivors include two daughters, Loveda McGuire of Shelby, formerly of Pineville, and Laureda Jane Henry and her husband, Donald of Washington, Mo; a son, Merrill T. Cooper and his wife, Ann, of Front Royal, Va; seven grandchilren: Teresa Sparks, Lynda Alexander, Donna Stiltner, Lora Petty, Dr. Greg Cooper, Julie Chadwell and Mary Beth Oates; 18 great grandchildren; a great great grandchild, two nieces, Yvonne Taylor and Judy Allen, both of Louisvile, Ky.; and a dear son-in-law Howard R. Street of St. Louis. Service will be at 11 a.m. Monday at Calfee Funeral Service Chapel, Pinevile, with the Rev. Raymond Rowe officiating. Burial will follow in Palm Memorial Gardens, Matheny...."


Merrill T. Cooper

1. 1930 Census, Floyd Co, KY; District #7; taken on 24 Apr 1930; Page 252B; Image 54 of 73;
Family #482/509.
Listed as Merle T. Cooper; age 2 ys, 10 mons; born in KY; in household of father, Estill C. Cooper.
2. 1940 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Oceana District; Kopperston; E.D. 55-9; taken on 11 May 1940;
Page 218B; Image 64 of 97; Household #525.
Listed as Merle Cooper; age 12; born in KY; 7th grade education; attending school; lived in
Wharton, Boone co, WV on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Estill C. Cooper.
3. Social Security Death Index; LDS Web Site.
"Age 77
Given Name Merrill
Middle Name M
Surname Cooper
Birth Date 28 May 1927
State West virginia
Last Place of Residence Warren, Virginia
Previous Residence Postal Code 22630
Event Date 02 Mar 2004..."


Laureda Jane Cooper

1. 1940 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Oceana District; Kopperston; E.D. 55-9; taken on 11 May 1940;
Page 218B; Image 64 of 97; Household #525.
Listed as Loureda Cooper; age 5; born in WV; no education; not attending school; lived in
Wharton, Boone co, WV on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Estill C. Cooper.


Loveda Cooper

1. 1930 Census, Floyd Co, KY; District #7; taken on 24 Apr 1930; Page 252B; Image 54 of 73;
Family #482/509.
Listed as Loveda Cooper; age 1 y, 4 mons; born in KY; in household of father, Estill C. Cooper.
2. 1940 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Oceana District; Kopperston; E.D. 55-9; taken on 11 May 1940;
Page 218B; Image 64 of 97; Household #525.
Listed as Loveda Cooper; age 11; born in KY; 5th grade education; attending school; lived in
Wharton, Boone co, WV on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Estill C. Cooper.
3. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1949); Page 487; WV Archives Web Site.
Darius Keith Raymond; age 20; born at Garwood, WV; single; living at Hatcher, WV; son of
Dura and Gladys (Shrewsbury) Raymond; married on 5 Feb 1949 at Oceana, WV; Loveda Cooper;
age 20; born in Glo, KY; single; living in Oceana, WV; daughter of Estil and Myrtle (Music) Cooper.


Arden McGinnis

1. 1900 Census, Wayne Co, WV; Union District; Fairview Village; taken on 9 jun 1900; Page 204B; Image 10 of 35;
Family #90/90.
Listed as Arden McGinnis; age 10; born in Dec 1889; at school; in household of father, James D. McGinnis.
2. 1910 Census, Cabell Co, WV; Huntington; taken on 16 Apr 1910; page 278A; Image 3 of 33; Family #23/26.
Listed as Arden McGinnis; age 20; single; pipe fitter in car shop; in household of father, James Doliver McGinnis.
3. Cabell Co, WV; WW I Draft Registration Card #1455; 5 Jun 1917; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Arden McGinnis; age 27; born 24 dec 1890 in Dixon, WV; living at 832 21st, Huntington, WV; car repairman for
C&O Railroad, Huntington, WV; married; dependent wife and 2 children(?, none show up in census'); medium
height; slender build; blue eyes and brown hair.
4. 1920 Census, Cabell Co, WV; Guyandotte District; huntington; taken on 10/12 Jan 1920; Page 259B; Image 12 of 28;
Family # 133/137.
Listed as Arden McGinnis; age 30; born in WV; married; carpenter in railrod shop; in household of father,
James D. McGinnis.
5. Cabell Co, WV; Marriage Registry; Vol #__(1928); Page 223; Line #2; WV Archives Web Site.
Arden McGinnis; age 38; born in Wayne Co, WV; living in Cabell Co, WV; married on 3 Jan 1928 at
Huntington, WV; Miss Esther Griffith; age 30; born in Lincoln Co, WV; living in Cabell Co, WV.
6. 1930 Census, Cabell Co, WV; Gideon District; Huntington; taken on 12 Apr 1930; Page 288B; Image
40 of 52; Family #442/448.
Listed as Arden McGinnis; age 40; born in WV; married at 37; car repairer in car shop; head of household.
7. 1940 Census, Cabell Co, WV; Gideon District; Huntington; E.D. 6-51; taken on 5 Apr 1940; Page 849A;
Image 9 of 33; Household #69.
Listed as Arden McGinnis; age 48; born in WV; 8th grade education; lived in same house on 1 Apr 1935;
car repairer for C&C Railroad; head of household.
8. Cabell Co, WV; WW II Draft Registration Card #U-2514; 27 Apr 1942; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Arden McGinnis; age 52; born 24 Dec 1890; living at 163 Gallahar St, Huntington, Cabell Co, WV; employed by
C&O Railway; person who will always know address, Mrs. Esther McGinnis, wife, of same address; 5'8" tall;
138 lbs; brown (WW I draft card states blue) eyes; brown hair; light brown complexion.
9. US Public Records, 1970-2009; LDS Web Site.
"Name Arden Mcginnis
Residence Date 01 Dec 1984-01 Jun 2000
Residence Place Pineville, West Virginia, United States
Address 356 PO Box
Address Continued Pineville, West Virginia 24874
Address Date 01 Dec 1984-01 Jun 2000.."
10. US Public Records, 1970-2009; LDS Web Site.
"Name Arden Mcginnis
Residence Date 01 Sep 2000
Residence Place Shelby, North Carolina, United States
Address 92 Columns Cir
Address Continued Shelby, North Carolina 28150
Address Date 01 Sep 2000
Possible Relatives Myrtle M Mcginnis..."
11. Cabell Co, WV; Death Certificate #'66 004759; WV Archives Web Site.
Ardin McGinnis; age 76 yrs, 3 mons, 29 days;born 24 Dec 1889 in Wayne Co, WV; married; retired car man
for C&O Railroad; living at 1746 Woodmont Road, Huntington, WV; SS#719-03-0170; son of Jim and Ida
(Billups) McGinnis; died 23 Apr 1966 in the C&O Hospital, Huntington, WV; due to a cerebral thrombosis
with cerebravascular arteriosclerosis; buried 26 Apr 1966 in Woodmere Cemetery; informant, Mrs. Myrtle
M. McGinnis, Huntington, WV.
12. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Woodmere Memorial Park, Huntington, Cabell Co, WV; submitted by
Ernie Wright; 3 Jan 2010.
Arden McGinnis; born 24 Dec 1889; died 23 Apr 1966; buried here; grave marked photo shown.


Esther Griffith

1. Cabell Co, WV; Marriage Registry; Vol #__(1928); Page 223; Line #2; WV Archives Web Site.
Arden McGinnis; age 38; born in Wayne Co, WV; living in Cabell Co, WV; married on 3 Jan 1928 at
Huntington, WV; Miss Esther Griffith; age 30; born in Lincoln Co, WV; living in Cabell Co, WV.
2. 1930 Census, Cabell Co, WV; Gideon District; Huntington; taken on 12 Apr 1930; Page 288B; Image
40 of 52; Family #442/448.
Listed as Esther McGinnis; age 33; born in WV; married at 33; in household of husband, Arden McGinnis.
3. 1940 Census, Cabell Co, WV; Gideon District; Huntington; E.D. 6-51; taken on 5 Apr 1940; Page 849A;
Image 9 of 33; Household #69.
Listed as Ester McGinnis; age 40; born in WV; 2 yrs HS education; lived in same house on 1 Apr 1935;
in household of husband, Arden McGinnis.
4. Cabell Co, WV; Death Certificate #10422; WV Archives Web Site.
Esther McGinnis; age 58 yrs, 3 mons, 13 days; born 22 May 1896 in Griffithsville, WV; married; housewife;
living at 808 Lincoln Place, Huntington, WV; daughter of H.B. and ______(Shawver) Griffith, Sr; died 5 Sep
1954 ay her residence; due to ovarian cancer; buried 7 Sep 1954 in White Chapel Cemetery; informant,
Mrs. Eva G. Turner, sister.


Henry B. Griffith Sr

1. 1940 Census, Cabell Co, WV; Gideon District; Huntington; E.D. 6-51; taken on 5 Apr 1940; Page 849A;
Image 9 of 33; Household #69.
Listed as Herny Griffith; age 76; born in WV; 4 yrs HS education; lived in same house on 1 Apr 1935;
in household of son-in-law, Arden McGinnis.


James Dolliver "Jim" McGinnis

1. 1900 Census, Wayne Co, WV; Union District; Fairview Village; taken on 9 jun 1900; Page 204B; Image 10 of 35;
Family #90/90.
Listed as James D. McGinnis; age 33; born in May 1867; married 11 yrs; farmer; head of household.
2. 1910 Census, Cabell Co, WV; Huntington; taken on 16 Apr 1910; page 278A' Image 3 of 33; Family #23/26.
Listed as James Doliver McGinnis; age 42; married once for 21 yrs; carpenter in car shop; head of household,
3. 1920 Census, Cabell Co, WV: Guyandotte District; Huntington; taken on 10/12 Jan 1920; Page 259B; Image 12 of 28;
Family # 133/137.
Listed as James D. McGinnis; age 52; born in WV; married; carpenter in railrod shop; head of household.


Ida M. Billups

1. 1900 Census, Wayne Co, WV; Union District; Fairview Village; taken on 9 jun 1900; Page 204B; Image 10 of 35;
Family #90/90.
Listed as Ida M. McGinnis; age 27; born in Feb 1873; married 11 yrs; 2 children, both living; in household of
husband, James D. McGinnis.
2. 1910 Census, Cabell Co, WV; Huntington; taken on 16 Apr 1910; page 278A' Image 3 of 33; Family #23/26.
Listed as Ida McGinnis; age 37; married once for 21 yrs; 2 children, both living; in household of husband,
James Doliver McGinnis.
3. 1920 Census, Cabell Co, WV; Guyandotte District; huntington; taken on 10/12 Jan 1920; Page 259B; Image 12 of 28;
Family # 133/137.
Listed as Ida McGinnis; age 46; born in WV; married; in household of husband, James D. McGinnis.


Horce McGinnis

1. 1900 Census, Wayne Co, WV; Union District; Fairview Village; taken on 9 jun 1900; Page 204B; Image 10 of 35;
Family #90/90.
Listed as Horace McGinnis; age 6; born in Dec 1893; at school; in household of father, James D. McGinnis.
2. 1910 Census, Cabell Co, WV; Huntington; taken on 16 Apr 1910; page 278A; Image 3 of 33; Family #23/26.
Listed as Horace McGinnis; age 16; born in WV; single; in household of father, James D. McGinnis.
3. 1920 Cabell Co, WV; Guyandotte District; huntington; taken on 10/12 Jan 1920; Page 259B; Image 12 of 28;
Family # 133/137.
Listed as Horace McGinnis; age 26; born in WV; single; pipe fitter in railrod shop; in household of father,
James D. McGinnis.


Martha A.

1. 1920 Cabell Co, Guyandotte District; huntington; taken on 10/12 Jan 1920; Page 259B; Image 12 of 28;
Family # 133/137.
Listed as Martha A. Billups; age 81; born in WV; widow; ; in household of son-in-law, James D. McGinnis.


Thomas Watson Boyd Jr

1. Fanning Funeral Home; Welch, WV; Posted Obit.
"Thomas Watson Boyd Jr., age 78, of Davy, West Virginia, passed away Friday, November 30, 2012, at his residence. Born December 24, 1933, in Matewan, WV, he was the son of the late Myrtle Fletcher Boyd and Thomas Boyd Sr.

"He was a resident of Davy the past 13 years and he was retired from the U.S. Navy with 21 years as a Gunners Mate First Class.

Preceded in death by in addition to his parents; one nephew, William Kessler.

"Survivors include his wife, Christine Wingate Boyd of the home; one son, Spencer Boyd of the home; and two sisters, Shirley Wistrand of Princeton and Bonnie Tabor of Plymouth, Minnesota.

"Graveside services will be conducted Tuesday, December 4, 2012 at 11 A.M. from the Iaeger Memorial Cemetery in Roderfield with Pastor Melissa Craft, officiating
2. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls 1 Dec 2013.
Thomas Watson Boyd, Jr; born 24 Dec 1933; died 30 Nov 2012; buried here; grave marker photo shown;
"GMGC US NAVY VIETNAM".


Christine Wingate

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Mohegan; E.D. 24-37; taken on 5/6 Apr
1940; Page 748A; Image 9 of 35; Household #73.
Listed as Christine Wingate; age 7 mons; born in WV; in household of father, Paul W. Wingate.