McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families and Individuals

Notes


William Claude Parker

1. 1920 Census, Bartow Co, GA; 222 Forrest Avenue, Carterville; taken on 5 Jan 1920; Page 201;
Image 4 of 12; Family #31/35.
Listed as W. Claude Parker; age 30; born in GA; married; cleaner on steam shovel; head of
household.
2. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 16 Dec 2013.
William Claud Parker; born on 8 Aug 1894; died on 24 Feb 1938; buried here; headstone photo
shown; "U.M.W.of A. 7306 PAGE, VA".
3, FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by B. Walls; 16 Dec 2013.
" William Claud Parker
Birth 8 Aug 1894
Georgia, USA
Death 21 Feb 1938 (aged 43)
Burial
Iaeger Memorial Cemetery
Roderfield, McDowell County, West Virginia, USA "

Additional Information Posted:
"William Claud Parker was killed in a mining accident in 1938 Contributor: Deborah Estep Cooper - debbecoop@gmail.com"


Cleo Roach

1. 1920 Census, Bartow Co, GA; 222 Forrest Avenue, Carterville; taken on 5 Jan 1920; Page 201;
Image 4 of 12; Family #31/35.
Listed as Cleo Parker; age 23; born in GA; married; in household of husband, William C. Parker.
2. Tazewell Co, VA; Marriage License #52437; Ancestry.com Web Site.
William M. White; age 51; born in Madison, NC; widowed; one previous marriage; miner; living at
Marytown, WV; son of Calvin and Hannah (Dotson) White; married on 23 Dec 1939 in Tazewell, VA;
Cleo Roach; age 43; born in Dalton, GA; widow; one previous marriage; living at Hemphill, WV;
daughter of David and Julia (Richardson) Roach.
3. Rockingham Co, NC; Death Certificate #2952; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Cleo Parker White; age 70; born 15 Dec 1896 in Whitfield Co, GA; married; wife of
William White; domestic; SS#232-14-8264; living at Rt 3, Madison, NC; daughter of
Dave and Julia (Richardson) Roach; died 4 Jan 1967 in Annie Penn Memorial Hospital,
Madison, NC; due to heart disese; diabetes mellitus; buried 6 Jan 1967 in Woodland
Cemetery, Madison, NC; informant, Mr. William White, Rt 3, Madison, NC.


Otis Parker

1. 1920 Census, Bartow Co, GA; 222 Forrest Avenue, Carterville; taken on 5 Jan 1920; Page 201;
Image 4 of 12; Family #31/35.
Listed as Otis Parker; age 6; born in GA; in household of father, William C. Parker.


Robert Christian

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1947); Page 137; WV Archives Website.
Robert Christian; age 23; born and living at War, WV; single; married on 4 jul 1947 at War, WV; Ellen
(sic, Helen) Isabelle Harman; age 23; born in Warriormine, WV; single; living at War, WV.


Helen Isabelle Harman

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1947); Page 137; WV Archives Website.
Robert Christian; age 23; born and living at War, WV; single; married on 4 jul 1947 at War, WV; Ellen
(sic, Helen) Isabelle Harman; age 23; born in Warriormine, WV; single; living at War, WV.
2. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Website.
"Name: Helen Isabell Harman [Helen Harman Christian] [Helen Christian]
Gender: Female
Race: White
Birth Date: 6 May 1924
Birth Place: Warriormine, West Virginia
Death Date: 1 Jun 1998
Father: William Harman
Mother: Lettie C Cole
SSN: 226304699
Notes: Aug 1944: Name listed as HELEN ISABELL HARMAN;
May 1956: Name listed as HELEN HARMAN CHRISTIAN;
10 Jul 1998: Name listed as HELEN H CHRISTIAN"


Mary Blanche Whittaker

1. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Mary Blanche Broderick [Mary Blanche Heckman] [Mary Heckman] [Mary Blanche Whittaker]
Gender: Female
Race: White
Birth Date: 20 Jul 1917
Birth Place: War McDowell, West Virginia [Excelsior, West Virginia]
Death Date: 5 Jun 1997
Father:
Mahlon B Whittaker
Mother:
Ethel Beavers
SSN: 235403618
Notes: Nov 1943: Name listed as MARY BLANCHE BRODERICK;
Oct 1967: Name listed as MARY BLANCHE HECKMAN;
20 Jun 1997: Name listed as MARY B HECKMAN"
2. Florida, U.S., Death Index, 1877-1998; Ancestry.com Website.
"Name: Mary Blanche Heckman
Race: White
Age at Death: 79
Birth Date: 20 Jul 1917
Death Date: 5 Jun 1997
Death Place: Duval, Florida, United States"
3. FindAGrave.com Website; submitted by Johnny; 18 Dec 2014.
" Mary Blanche Whittaker Heckman
Birth 20 Jul 1917
War, McDowell County, West Virginia, USA
Death 5 Jun 1997 (aged 79)
Jacksonville, Duval County, Florida, USA
Burial
Greenlawn Cemetery
Jacksonville, Duval County, Florida, USA
Memorial ID 140190998"


John C. Burks

1. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Browns Creek District, page 144B, Family 549.
Listed as John C. Burks, age 10, in household of father, Floyd Burks.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1913); Page 177; WV Archives Website.
John C. Burks; age 23; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; laborer; living at Kimball, WV; son of Eli and
Elizabeth; married on 1 Oct 1913 in McDowell Co, WV; Rebecca Burks; age 21; born in Greenbrier
(sic?) Co, WV; daughter of Floyd and Frankie.
3. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Peerless; Bottom Creek Coal and Coke Co;
taken 12 Jan 1920; Page 34A; Image 13 of 39; Family #141/153.
Listed as John Burks; age 47 (sic?); born in WV; married; timberman for coal company; head of
household.
4. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; taken 28 Apr 1930; Page 153B; Image 66 of
68. Family #584/726.
Listed as John C. Burks; age 38; born in WV; married at 22; timberman in coal mine; head of
household.
5. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; E.D. 24-45; taken 11 Jun 1940; Page 882B;
Household #291.
Listed as John C. Burkes; age 49; born in WV; married; 4th grade education; lived in same house on
1 Apr 1935; timberman; head of household.


Rebecca Burks

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1913); Page 177; WV Archives Website.
John C. Burks; age 23; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; laborer; living at Kimball, WV; son of Eli and
Elizabeth; married on 1 Oct 1913 in McDowell Co, WV; Rebecca Burks; age 21; born in Greenbrier
(sic?) Co, WV; daughter of Floyd and Frankie.
2. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Peerless; Bottom Creek Coal and Coke Co;
taken 12 Jan 1920; Page 34A; Image 13 of 39; Family #141/153.
Listed as Beckie Burks; age 26; born in WV; married;in household of husband, John C. Burks.
3. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; taken 28 Apr 1930; Page 153B; Image 66 of
68. Family #584/726.
Listed as Rebecca Burks; age 37; born in WV; married at 21; in household of husband, John C.
Burks.
4. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; E.D. 24-45; taken 11 Jun 1940; Page 882B;
Household #291.
Listed as Rebecca Burkes; age 47; born in WV; married; 6th grade education; lived in same house
on1 Apr 1935; in household of husband, John C. Burks.


Sadie L. Burks

1. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Peerless; Bottom Creek Coal and Coke Co;
taken 12 Jan 1920; Page 34A; Image 13 of 39; Family #141/153.
Listed as Sadie Burks; age 5; born in WV; in household of father, John C. Burks
2. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; taken 28 Apr 1930; Page 153B; Image 66 of
68. Family #584/726.
Listed as Sadie L. Burks; age 15; born in WV; in household of father, John C. Burks.


Chessie Burks

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; taken 28 Apr 1930; Page 153B; Image 66 of
68. Family #584/726.
Listed as Chessie Burks; age 8; born in WV; in household of father, John C. Burks.


Amanda Louise Cline

1 Fanning Funeral Home; Iaeger, WV; Posted Obit.
"Amanda Louise Cline, 36, of Panther, WV, passed away Friday, August 20, 2021 in Pikeville Medical Center in Pikeville, KY due to an ATV accident.

"Amanda was born January 3, 1985 in Bluefield, WV a daughter of Debra Sue Deskins Cline and the late Michael Cline. She loved being a mother; her son was her pride and joy. Amanda enjoyed riding four wheelers, spending time with her family and friends, singing, dancing, and talking to everyone she met; she was loved by everyone.

"In addition to father, Michael Cline, Amanda was preceded in death by her paternal grandparents, Junior and Doris Cline and maternal grandparents Ovil and Billie Deskins.

"Those left to cherish her memory are her son, Robert Michael Cline and Natasha Rochelle Justice of Hurley, VA; grandson, Paxton Brodie Yates of Hurley VA; her mother, Debra Sue Cline of Panther, WV; sisters, Natalie Nichole Hurley and Roger of Stopover, KY, Sabrina Marie Cline and Lester Bailey of Panther, WV; a niece, Hannah Glanden of Gilbert, WV; nephews, Braxton Justice and Trisden Justice of Stopover, Ky, Conner Bailey of Panther, WV, whom she thought of as her own; uncle whom she thought of as a brother, Toney Cline of Panther, WV; a close friend of the family, Kathy and Alvin Steele of Panther, WV; her companion Russell Justice of Hurley, VA; and a host of aunts, uncles, family and friends.

"Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday, August 25, 2021, at 1 o’clock with Elder Danny Hurley, Elder Danny McCoy, Elder David Lester, Elder Will Matney, and Elder Dallas Dotson officiating at The Little Zion Old Regular Baptist Church in Panther, WV; all other Elders of the same faith and order are welcome.

"Burial will follow in the Cline Cemetery on Trap Fork near Panther, WV. Pallbearers will be Robert Cline, Robert Bailey Jr., Brady Justice, Darnell Justice, Roger Hurley, Tony Cline and Russell Justice.

"Friends may visit with the family at the Little Zion Regular Baptist Church in Panther, Tuesday, August 24, 2021 after 6 p.m. Evening services will be held at 7 p.m.

"Fanning Funeral Home in Iaeger, WV, is assisting the family.

"Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.fanningfuneralhomes.com"


George Floyd Blankenship

1. 1870 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Sandy River District, page 6, Family #44.
Listed as George Blankenship, age 8, in household of grandfather, George Whitt, with his mother,
Pricy Whitt Blankenship.
2. 1900 Census, Buchanan Co, VA; Garden District; taken 9 Jun 1900; Page 194A; Image 11 of 46;
Family #97/99.
Listed as George Blankenship; age 38; born in Apr 1862 in WV; married 13 yrs; farmer; head of
household.
3. 1910 Census, Buchanan Co, VA; Garden District; West of Louisa River; taken 22/23 Apr 1910; Page
71A; Image 13 of 52; Family #111/111.
Listed as George F. Blankenship; age 48; born in VA; widowed; farmer; head of household.
4. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #15893; WV Archives Website.
George F. Blankenship; age 63 yrs, 5 mons, 23 days; born 7 Apr 1861 in McDowell Co, WV;
seperated; farmer; son of John W, and Pricie (Whitt) Blankenship; died 30 Sep 1924 at Bradshaw,
WVl due to chronic nephritis; buried at head of Woosley; informant, William Blankenship, Dan, WV.


Sarah

1. 1900 Census, Buchanan Co, VA; Garden District; taken 9 Jun 1900; Page 194A; Image 11 of 46;
Family #97/99.
Listed as Sarah Blankenship; age 25; born in May 1875 (sic?); married 13 yrs; 5 children, all living;
in household of husband, George F. Blankenship.


George Calvin "Cowen" Blankenship

1. 1900 Census, Buchanan Co, VA; Garden District; taken 9 Jun 1900; Page 194B; Image 12 of 46;
Family #97/99.
Listed as Cowen Blankenship; age 9; born in Jul 1890; in household of father, George F.
Bankenship.
2. 1910 Census, Buchanan Co, VA; Garden District; West of Louisa River; taken 22/23 Apr 1910; Page
71A; Image 13 of 52; Family #111/111.
Listed as Cowen Blankenship; age 19; born in VA; single; farm laborer; in household of father,
George F. Blankenship.
3. 1920 Census, Buchanan Co, VA; Hurricane; taken 24 Mar 1920; Page 48B; Image 46 of 71;
Family #381/384.
Listed as Clavin Blankenship; age 28; born in VA; married; farmer; head of household.


James C. Blankenship

1. 1900 Census, Buchanan Co, VA; Garden District; taken 9 Jun 1900; Page 194B; Image 12 of 46;
Family #97/99.
Listed as James C. Blankenship; age 7; born in May 1893; in household of father, George F.
Bankenship.
2. 1910 Census, Buchanan Co, VA; Garden District; West of Louisa River; taken 22/23 Apr 1910; Page
71A; Image 13 of 52; Family #111/111.
Listed as James C. Blankenship; age 18; born in VA; single; farm laborer; in household of father,
George F. Blankenship.


Fleming Blankenship

1. 1900 Census, Buchanan Co, VA; Garden District; taken 9 Jun 1900; Page 194B; Image 12 of 46;
Family #97/99.
Listed as Fleming Blankenship; age 5; born in Jul 1894; in household of father, George F.
Bankenship.


Charley Blankenship

1. 1900 Census, Buchanan Co, VA; Garden District; taken 9 Jun 1900; Page 194B; Image 12 of 46;
Family #97/99.
Listed as Charley Blankenship; age 3; born in Apr 1897; in household of father, George F.
Bankenship.
2. World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918; Ancestry.com Website.
"Name: Charles Blankenship
Birth Date: 8 Apr 1897
Birth Place: Virginia
Residence Date: 1917-1918
Street Address: English
Residence Place: McDowell County, West Virginia, USA
Draft Board: 2
Physical Build: Slender
Height: Medium
Hair Color: Light Brown
Eye Color: Blue
Relative: Sallie Blankenship"