McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families and Individuals

Notes


Charles Louis Markus Sr

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1924); Page 268; WV Archives Website.
Charles Markus; age 24; born in Austria; single; miner; living at Gary, WV; son of Charles and
Bengar Markus; married on 23 Aug 1924 at Wilcoe, WV; Julia Hrivnak; age 19; born in Austria (sic);
single; daughter of Andy and Mary Hrivnak; information provided by Andy Hrivnak, father.
2. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; Alpheus; taken 10 Apr 1930; Page 28B; Iamge 30 of
60; Family #276/287.
Listed as Louis Markus; age 32; born in Maramaros, Hungary; married at 26; alien; entered the US
in 1913; dry goods salesman; in household of father-in-law, Andy Hrivnak with wife and children.
3. "The Miami Herald", Miami, FL; 17 Oct 1972; Page 31, Newspapers.com Obit.
Charles Markus, age 75 of 807 Pizarro St, Coral Gables; survived by one son Lawrence Markus of
Coral Gables, daughter Mary Whyte of CA; and Julia Navelli of NY; 3 grandchildren; sevices at 9:am,
Wednesday, burial Woodlawn Mausoleum Chapel, Van Orsdal, Coral Gables, Chapel.
4. FindAGrave.com Website; submitted by Robert Adlet; 11 May 2017.
" Charles Markus
Birth 2 Feb 1897
Death 14 Oct 1972 (aged 75)
Burial
Woodlawn Park North Cemetery and Mausoleum
Miami, Miami-Dade County, Florida, USA
Plot Mausoleum
Memorial ID 179256276"


Juditha "Julia" Hrivnak

1. Slovakia, Church and Synagogue Books, 1592-1910; Ancestry.com Website.
"Name: Judit Hrivnák
Gender: Female
Baptism Date: 1903
Baptism Place: Nandráž, Revúca, Slovakia
Father: András Hrivnák
Mother: Mária Bihtnjter
FHL Film Number: 1923131"
2. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; Gary #2 Works; taken 28 Jan 1920; Page 151A;
Image 11 of 16; Family #103/106.
Listed as Julia Hirvnak; age 16; born in Czechoslovakia; single; alien; entered the US in 1913;
in household of father, Andy Hirvnak.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1924); Page 268; WV Archives Website.
Charles Markus; age 24; born in Austria; single; miner; living at Gary, WV; son of Charles and
Bengar Markus; married on 23 Aug 1924 at Wilcoe, WV; Julia Hrivnak; age 19; born in Austria (sic);
single; daughter of Andy and Mary Hrivnak; information provided by Andy Hrivnak, father.
4. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; Alpheus; taken 10 Apr 1930; Page 28B; Iamge 30 of
60; Family #276/287.
Listed as Julia Markus; age 26; born in Czechoslovakia married at 20; alien; entered the US
in 1913; in household of father, Andy Hrivnak with husband and children.
5. FindAGrave.com Website; submitted by Robert Adlet; 11 May 2017.
" Julia Markus
Birth 27 Oct 1903
Death 2 Jul 1969 (aged 65)
Burial
Woodlawn Park North Cemetery and Mausoleum
Miami, Miami-Dade County, Florida, USA
Plot Mausoleum
Memorial ID 179256258 "


Charles Louis Markus Jr

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; Alpheus; taken 10 Apr 1930; Page 28B; Iamge 30 of
60; Family #276/287.
Listed as Louis Markus, Jr; age 3 yrs, 10 mons; born in WV; in household of grandfather, Andy Hrivnak
with parents.


Roger Dale Blevins

1. Washington Co, VA; Marriage License #74-038151; Ancestry.com Website.
Roger Dale Blevins; age 19; born 30 Sep 1954 in VA; single; this is his 1st marriage; 1 yr college
education; living at Box 141, Glade Spring, Washington Co, VA; son of Melvin and Tillie Irene (Shew)
Blevins; married on 17 Oct 1974 in Washington Co, VA; Beverly Kay Wilson; age 18; born 1 Mar 1956
in WV; single; this is her 1st marriage; 4 yrs HS education; living at Box 265, Meadowview, VA;
daughter of Charles Alvin and Betty Pearl (Bailey) Wilson.


Beverly Kay Wilson

1. Washington Co, VA; Marriage License #74-038151; Ancestry.com Website.
Roger Dale Blevins; age 19; born 30 Sep 1954 in VA; single; this is his 1st marriage; 1 yr college
education; living at Box 141, Glade Spring, Washington Co, VA; son of Melvin and Tillie Irene (Shew)
Blevins; married on 17 Oct 1974 in Washington Co, VA; Beverly Kay Wilson; age 18; born 1 Mar 1956
in WV; single; this is her 1st marriage; 4 yrs HS education; living at Box 265, Meadowview, VA;
daughter of Charles Alvin and Betty Pearl (Bailey) Wilson.
2. Smyth Co, VA; Marriage License #77 043013; Ancestry.com Website.
Cecil Frazier Grubb, Jr; age 25; born 2 Jul 1952 in VA; single; this is his 1st marriage; 8th grade
education; living at Rt 1, Atkins, Smyth Co, VA; son of Cecil Frazier and Della Mae (Moore) Grubb, Sr;
married on 30 Aug 1977 in Marion, VA; Beverly Kay Wilson; age 21; born 1 Mar 1956 in WV; divorced;
this is her 2nd marriage; 4 yrs HS education; living at Rt 1, Atkins, VA; daughter of Charles A. and Betty
Pearl (Bailey) Wilson.


Abraham D. Jenkins

1. 1850 Census, Alleghany Co; Pittsburgh; taken 28 oct 1850; Page 486A; Image 17 of 115;
Family #3961/4325.
Listed as Abraham Jenkins; age 1; born in PA; in household of father, David Jenkins.
2. 1860 Census, Gallia Co: Perry Township; Gallia Furnace PO; taken 11 Jul 1860; Page 419; Image
12 of 43; Family #732/715.
Listed as Abram Jenkins; age 11; born in PA; in household of father, David Jenkins.
3. 1870 Census, Gallia Co, Perry Township; Patriot PO; taken 3 Aug 1870; Page 481A; Image 21 of 38;
Family #158/158.
Listed as Abram Jenkins; age 21; born in PA; works on farm; in household of father, David Jenkins.
4. Ohio, Compiled Marriage Index, 1803-1900; Ancestry,com Web Site.
"Name: Abraham D. Jenkins
Gender: Male
Spouse: Anna Alban
Spouse Gender: Female
Marriage Date: 6 May 1873
County: Gallia
State: Ohio"
5. 1880 Census, Jackson Co, OH; Madison Township; taken 10/12 Jun 1880; Page 253C; Image 7 of
22; Family #62/64.
Listed as Abraham Jenkins; age 30; born in PA; married farmer; head of household.
6. Ohio, County Marriage Records, 1774-1993; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Abraham Jenkins
Gender: Male
Marriage Date: 11 May 1893
Marriage Place: Athens, Ohio, USA
Spouse: Jennttie Morton
Film Number: 000311595"
7. 1900 Census, Athens Co, OH; Trimble Township; taken 19 Jun 1900; Page 33B; Image 36 of 54;
Family #344/360.
Listed as Abraham Jenkins; age 51; born in Jul 1848 in PA; married at 28; no listed occupation;
head of household.
8. 1910 Census, Mingo Co, WV; Williamson District; Williamson; taken 30 May 1910; Page 245B;
Image 12 of 40; Family #110/110.
Listed as Abraham Jenkins; age 68; born in PA; married twice; last time for 20 yrs; coal miner; head
of household..
9. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; taken 13 Jan 1920; Page 218B; Image 12 of
17; Family #157/161.
Listed as Abraham Jenkins; age 70; born in PA; married; coal miner; parents born in Wales; head
of household.
10. Logan Co, WV; Death Registry; Vol #__(1929); Page 124; Line #1; WV Archives Web Site.
Abe Jenkins; age 79 yrs, 6 mons; born 31 Jul 1849 in PA; widowed; miner; son of Dave Jenkins, born
in Wales; died 10 Jan 1949in Mallory, WV; due to lobar penumonia; buried 12 Jan 1929 in Claypool
Cemetery; informant, A.H. Hubbard.


Anna Alban

1. 1880 Census, Jackson Co, OH; Madison Township; taken 10/12 Jun 1880; Page 253C; Image 7 of
22; Family #62/64.
Listed as Ann Jenkins; age 29; born in Wales; married; keeping house; in household of husband,
Abraham D. Jenkins.
2. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by Wendy White; 26 Aug 2014.
" Anna Alban Jenkins
Birth 23 Nov 1850
Wales
Death 21 Nov 1936 (aged 85)
Wellston, Jackson County, Ohio, USA
Burial
Ridgewood Cemetery
Wellston, Jackson County, Ohio, USA
Plot 263-2
Memorial ID 134918706"


David Jenkins

1. 1880 Census, Jackson Co, OH; Madison Township; taken 10/12 Jun 1880; Page 253C; Image 7 of
22; Family #62/64.
Listed as David Jenkins; age 6; born in OH; in household of father, Abraham D. Jenkins.


Thomas Jenkins

1. 1880 Census, Jackson Co, OH; Madison Township; taken 10/12 Jun 1880; Page 253C; Image 7 of
22; Family #62/64.
Listed as Thomas Jenkins; age 4; born in OH; in household of father, Abraham D. Jenkins.


Isaac Spurgeon Jenkins

1. Ohio, Births and Christenings Index, 1774-1973: Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: A. D. Jenkins
Gender: Male
Spouse: Ann Alban
Child: Isaac Spurgeon Jenkins
FHL Film Number: 301032"
2. 1880 Census, Jackson Co, OH; Madison Township; taken 10/12 Jun 1880; Page 253C; Image 7 of
22; Family #62/64.
Listed as Isaac S. Jenkins; age 10 mons; born in Aug (1879) inOH; in household of father, Abraham
D. Jenkins.


Ira Jenkins

1. 1900 Census, Athens Co, OH; Trimble Township; taken 19 Jun 1900; Page 33B; Image 36 of 54;
Family #344/360.
Listed as Ira Jenkins; age 19; born in Ma4 1881 in OH; in household of father, Abraham Jenkins.


Artley B. Pugh

1. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1999"; 1999; By Geneva Steel, Tom
Hatcher and Sandra Long; "Antonio and Maria Elizabeth Marchesi Guidi"; Article; Page 157;
submitted by Daniel Guidi, War, WV 24892.


Catherine Guidi

1. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1999"; 1999; By Geneva Steel, Tom
Hatcher and Sandra Long; "Antonio and Maria Elizabeth Marchesi Guidi"; Article; Page 157;
submitted by Daniel Guidi, War, WV 24892.


David "Jackie" Pugh

1. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1999"; 1999; By Geneva Steel, Tom
Hatcher and Sandra Long; "Antonio and Maria Elizabeth Marchesi Guidi"; Article; Page 157;
submitted by Daniel Guidi, War, WV 24892.


Mary "Angelina" Pugh

1. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1999"; 1999; By Geneva Steel, Tom
Hatcher and Sandra Long; "Antonio and Maria Elizabeth Marchesi Guidi"; Article; Page 157;
submitted by Daniel Guidi, War, WV 24892.


James Lee "Jimmy" Pugh

1. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1999"; 1999; By Geneva Steel, Tom
Hatcher and Sandra Long; "Antonio and Maria Elizabeth Marchesi Guidi"; Article; Page 157;
submitted by Daniel Guidi, War, WV 24892.


James Craig Gentry

1. North Carolina, Birth Indexes, 1800-2000; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: James Craig Gentry
Gender: Male
Race: White
Event Type: Delayed Birth
Birth Date: 4 Jul 1884
Birth County: Madison
Parent1 Name: Robert Gentry
Parent2 Name: Indy Trantham
Roll Number: NCVR_B_C062_68001
Volume: 13
Page: 98"
2. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1958); Page 322; WV Archives Web Site.
James C. Gentry; age 74; born in NC; divorced; living at Glen Rogers; son of Robert L. and India
Gentry; married on 29 May 1958 in Harper, WV; Belvia Holland; age 58; born in Rockview, WV;
divorced; living at Glen Rogers, WV; daughter of John and nancy (Wyatt) Holland.


Laura Belvia Holland

1. West Virginia, Births Index, 1804-1938; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Belvia Holland
Gender: Female
Race: White
Birth Date: 24 Oct 1899
Birth Place: Rockview, Wyoming, West Virginia
Birth County: Wyoming
Father: John Holland
Mother: Nancy Wyatt
FHL Film Number: 597575"
2. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1958); Page 322; WV Archives Web Site.
James C. Gentry; age 74; born in NC; divorced; living at Glen Rogers; son of Robert L. and India
Gentry; married on 29 May 1958 in Harper, WV; Belvia Holland; age 58; born in Rockview, WV;
divorced; living at Glen Rogers, WV; daughter of John and nancy (Wyatt) Holland.
3. Wyoming Co, WV Obits; Genealogy Trails; transcribed by Candace Robinson.
"Gentry, Belvia. Funeral services for Mrs. Laura Belvia Gentry, 72, of 1515 Harper Rd., will be in Melton Mortuary Chapel at 11 a.m. Thursday. Burial will be in Sunset Memorial Park. Mrs. Gentry died in a local hospital at 10 p.m. Monday following a short illness. Born in Rockville (sic, Rockview), Oct. 24, 1899, she was a daughter of the late John and Nancy Wyatt Holland. She was a member of the Hilltop Baptist Church. Her husband, James C. Gentry, preceded her in death. She is survived by three daughters, Mrs. Golden (Beula) Morgan of Tonson (sic, Towson), Md., Mrs. Hugh (Jean Ruth) Justice of Escondido, Calif., and Mrs. Jerry (Janet) Pizzino of Foster City, Calif.; four sons, James Robert of Detroit, Mich., Col. Paul Gentry of Fort Bragg, N.C., Herbert of Alexandria, Va., and Ruben of Beckley; five sisters, Mrs. John (Lakie) Brooks of Ravencliff, Mrs. James (Effie) Brooks of Lynco, Mrs, Millard (Garnet) Matney of Grundy, Va., Mrs. Dal (Gracie) Tolliver of Milford, Conn., and Mrs. Lou Dixon of Bolt; two brothers, John Holland of Beckley and Estil Goode of Grundy, Va.; 11 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. A son Roy B. Gentry, preceded her in death in 1960.
[Beckley Post-Herald (no date other than 1971]"
4. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by historianne; 18 Mar 2013.
" Laura Belvia Gentry
Birth 24 Oct 1899
Death 9 Oct 1972 (aged 72)
Burial
Sunset Memorial Park
Beckley, Raleigh County, West Virginia, USA Show Map
Plot Greenlawn 11-18 Section
Memorial ID 106877186 "


Woodrow Cline

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1958); Page 418; WV Archives Web Site.
Woodrow Cline age 18; born in Simon, WV; single; living at Lynco, WV; son of Grover C. and Mexico
Cline; married on 22 Sep 1958 in Simon, WV; Beatrice Blankenship; age 18; born and living in Simon,
WV; single; daughter of Bernie and Elvira Blankenship.


Beatrice Blankenship

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1958); Page 418; WV Archives Web Site.
Woodrow Cline age 18; born in Simon, WV; single; living at Lynco, WV; son of Grover C. and Mexico
Cline; married on 22 Sep 1958 in Simon, WV; Beatrice Blankenship; age 18; born and living in Simon,
WV; single; daughter of Bernie and Elvira Blankenship.


Jimmie George Sinecoff

1. World War II Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947; Ancestry.com Website.
"Name: Jimmie George
Race: White
Age: 18
Relationship to Draftee: Self (Head)
Birth Date: 29 May 1925
Birth Place: Wyoming, West Virginia, USA
Residence Place: Charleston, Charleston, South Carolina, USA
Registration Date: 29 May 1943
Registration Place: Charleston, South Carolina, USA
Employer: Va Railway Co
Weight: 146
Complexion: Ruddy
Eye Color: Gray
Hair Color: Black
Height: 5 11
Next of Kin: Bessie George
Household Members:
Name Relationship
Jimmie George Self (Head)
Bessie George Mother
2. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1945); Page 184; WV Archives Website.
Jimmie George; age 20; born in Milam, WV; single; living at Ravencliff, WV; son of Jim and Bessie
Mae (Kinzer) George; married on 12 Oct 1945 at Pineville, WV; June Cook; age 17; born in Glen
Morrison, WV; single; living at Tipple, WV; daughter of Frank and Pearl (Lafferty) Cook.
3. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1951); Page 137; WV Archives Website.
Jimmie George; age 25; born and living at Ravencliff, WV; divorced; son of Jim and Bessie George;
married on 3 Mar 1951 at Ravencliff, WV; Beatrice Tilley; age 21; born in Maben, WV; single; living
at Glen Fork, WV; daughter of Clarence and Lottie Tilley.
4. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Website.
"Name: Jimmie George
Gender: Male
Race: White
Birth Date: 29 May 1925
Birth Place: Ravencliff W, West Virginia
Death Date: 17 Sep 1993
Father:
Jimmie George
Mother:
Bessie Kinzer
SSN: 234329607
Notes: Nov 1941: Name listed as JIMMIE GEORGE"
5. U.S., Department of Veterans Affairs BIRLS Death File, 1850-2010; Ancestry.com Website.
"Name: Jimmie George
Gender: Male
Birth Date: 29 May 1925
Death Date: 17 Sep 1993
Cause of Death: Natural
SSN: 234329607
Branch 1: ARMY
Enlistment Date 1: 27 Jul 1943
Release Date 1: 2 Nov 1945
Branch 2: ARMY
Enlistment Date 2: 25 Mar 1948
Release Date 2: 29 Mar 1950"
6. FindAGrave.com Website; submitted by Kelly Craig; 3 Jan 2011.
" Jimmie George
Birth 29 May 1925
Death 17 Sep 1993 (aged 68)
Burial
Pine Grove Cemetery
Ravencliff, Wyoming County, West Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 63686492"

Inscription:" PVT US Army WW II"


June Cook

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1945); Page 184; WV Archives Website.
Jimmie George; age 20; born in Milam, WV; single; living at Ravencliff, WV; son of Jim and Bessie
Mae (Kinzer) George; married on 12 Oct 1945 at Pineville, WV; June Cook; age 17; born in Glen
Morrison, WV; single; living at Tipple, WV; daughter of Frank and Pearl (Lafferty) Cook.