McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV; Families and Individuals

Notes


William Clarence Crockett

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1949); Page 493; WV Archives Web Site.
William Clarence Crockett; age 27; born in Yukon, WV; single; living at Hemphill, WV; married on
15 Jan 1949 at Welch, WV; Dora Ellen Hunt; age 21; born and living at Panther, WV; single;.


Dora Ellen Hunt

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Wyoming; E.D. 24-58; taken on 10 Jul
1940; Page 1130B; Image 22 of 60; Household #162.
Listed as Dora Ellen Hunt; age 10; born in WV; single; 3rd grade education; attending school;
lived in same house on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Julius Hunt.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1949); Page 493; WV Archives Web Site.
William Clarence Crockett; age 27; born in Yukon, WV; single; living at Hemphill, WV; married on
15 Jan 1949 at Welch, WV; Dora Ellen Hunt; age 21; born and living at Panther, WV; single;.
3. Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Dora Ellen Hunt Crockett
Gender: Female
Race: White
Age: 43
Birth Date: 18 Dec 1929
Marriage Registration Place: Buchanan, Virginia, USA
Marriage Date: 19 Dec 1972
Marriage Place: Grundy, Virginia, USA
Father: Julius Hunt
Mother: Louria Justice
Spouse: Homer C Wise"


Homer C. Wise

1. Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Homer C Wise
Gender: Male
Race: White
Age: 54
Birth Date: 27 Aug 1918
Marriage Registration Place: Buchanan, Virginia, USA
Marriage Date: 19 Dec 1972
Marriage Place: Grundy, Virginia, USA
Father: Henry Stuart Wise
Mother: Rebecca Jean Gilley
Spouse: Dora Ellen Hunt Crockett"


Dora Ellen Hunt

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Wyoming; E.D. 24-58; taken on 10 Jul
1940; Page 1130B; Image 22 of 60; Household #162.
Listed as Dora Ellen Hunt; age 10; born in WV; single; 3rd grade education; attending school;
lived in same house on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Julius Hunt.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1949); Page 493; WV Archives Web Site.
William Clarence Crockett; age 27; born in Yukon, WV; single; living at Hemphill, WV; married on
15 Jan 1949 at Welch, WV; Dora Ellen Hunt; age 21; born and living at Panther, WV; single;.
3. Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Dora Ellen Hunt Crockett
Gender: Female
Race: White
Age: 43
Birth Date: 18 Dec 1929
Marriage Registration Place: Buchanan, Virginia, USA
Marriage Date: 19 Dec 1972
Marriage Place: Grundy, Virginia, USA
Father: Julius Hunt
Mother: Louria Justice
Spouse: Homer C Wise"


Everett Hunt

1, McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1935); Page 286; WV Archives Web Site.
Everett Hunt; age 25; born in Buchanan Co, VA; single; sawmilling; living at Mohawk, WV;
son of Julius and Mary (sic,Laura Mae); married on 4 Oct 1935 at Panther, WV; Jane Justice;
age 23; born in KY; widow; living at Panther, WV; daughter of Henry and Alafair.


Jane Justice

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Wyoming; E.D. 24-58; taken on 10 Jul
1940; Page 1130B; Image 22 of 60; Household #162.
Listed as Thomas Estill Hunt; age 18; born in WV; single; 8th grade education; lived in same house
on 1 Apr 1935; farmer; in household of father, Julius Hunt.


Thomas Estil Hunt

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Wyoming; E.D. 24-58; taken on 10 Jul
1940; Page 1130B; Image 22 of 60; Household #162.
Listed as Thomas Estill Hunt; age 18; born in WV; single; 8th grade education; lived in same house
on 1 Apr 1935; farmer; in household of father, Julius Hunt.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1942); Page 213; WV Archives Web Site.
Estel Hunt; age 18; born in WV; single; living at Mohawk, WV; married on 28 Nov 1942 at
Panther, WV; Thelma Messer; age 16; born and living in Mohawk, WV; single; with consent
of Oma Messer, mother of Thelma Messer and Louria Hunt, mother of Estel Hunt.
3. Fanning Funeral Home; Iaeger, WV; Posted Obit.
"Thomas Estil Hunt, 97, of Mohawk, WV, passed away Monday, March, 12, 2018, at Raleigh General Hospital in Beckley, WV, following a long illness.

"Estil was born January 1, 1921 in Chattaroy, WV, a son of the late Julius and Laura Justice Hunt. He was a member of the Mt. Zion Old Regular Baptist Church. Estil was a loving husband, and a special father, grandfather, great grandfather and great-great grandfather. He leaves behind a host of family and friends to mourn his passing.

"In addition to his parents, Estil was preceded in death by his loving wife, Thelma Hunt; two daughters-in-law, Donna Hunt and Eva Hunt; and his siblings, Louise Lester, Alma Cline, Kathleen Blankenship, William, James Alex, Russell, Ralph, Wayne, Ellis, Everett and Earl Hunt.

"Survivors include his children, Gay (Teddy) Johnson, Shafter Hunt and Beatrice (Terry) Justus all of Athens, WV; Charles (Kathy) Hunt, Payne (Shelly) Hunt, Hubert (Gloria) Hunt and Frankie (Katrina) Hunt all of Mohawk, WV; Hobert Hunt of Oceana, WV, Charlotte (Eddie) Litton of Owings, MD and Sherry Hunt of Morgantown, WV; one sister, Dora Wise of Princeton, WV, and many grandchildren.

"Funeral services will be conducted Saturday, March 17, 2018, at 1 o’clock with Elder Arthur Short, Elder Danny Hurley, Elder Phillip Estep, Elder Jackie Yates, Elder Zeb Justice and Elder Ivan Blankenship officiating at the Mt. Zion Old Regular Baptist church at Bull Creek near Mohawk, WV.. Burial will follow in the Fred Lester Cemetery on the right fork of Bull Creek near Mohawk, WV, where military graveside rites will be conducted by the VFW Post 1144. Serving as pallbearers will be family and friends...".


Thelma Messer

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1942); Page 213; WV Archives Web Site.
Estel Hunt; age 18; born in WV; single; living at Mohawk, WV; married on 28 Nov 1942 at
Panther, WV; Thelma Messer; age 16; born and living in Mohawk, WV; single; with consent
of Oma Messer, mother of Thelma Messer and Louria Hunt, mother of Estel Hunt.


General Shafter Messer

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1923); Page 104; WV Archives Web Site.
Shafter messer; age 22; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; miner; living at Mohawk, WV;
son of ________; married on 9 Aug 1923 at Panther, WV; Oma Ellen Lester; age 16; born in
McDowell Co, WV; single; daughter of ______ and Merda.
2. U.S. WWII Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: General Shafter Messer
Race: White
Age: 42
Relationship to Draftee: Self (Head)
Birth Place: Hindman, Kentucky, USA
Birth Date: 6 Sep 1899
Residence Place: Mohawk, Mcdowell, West Virginia, USA
Registration Date: 16 Feb 1942
Weight: 145
Complexion: Light
Eye Color: Gray
Hair Color: Brown
Height: 5 9
Next of Kin: Oma Ellen Messer
Household Members:
Name Relationship
General Shafter Messer Self (Head)"


Oma Ellen Lester

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1923); Page 104; WV Archives Web Site.
Shafter messer; age 22; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; miner; living at Mohawk, WV;
son of ________; married on 9 Aug 1923 at Panther, WV; Oma Ellen Lester; age 16; born in
McDowell Co, WV; single; daughter of ______ and Merda.


James William Messer

1. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: James William Messer
[James W Messer]
Gender: Male
Race: White
Birth Date: 18 Oct 1925
Birth Place: Baisden, West Virginia
Death Date: 13 Mar 1990
Father: Shafter Messer
Mother: Oma Lester
SSN: 236344308
Disability Status: Disability denied - no record of type.
Notes: Jan 1943: Name listed as JAMES WILLIAM MESSER;
02 Jun 1993: Name listed as JAMES W MESSER"


Marion Clida Messer

1. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Marion Clida Messer
[Marion Clyda Cline]
[Parker Cline]
[Marion Cline]
Gender: Female
Race: White
Birth Date: 13 Jan 1930
Birth Place: Mohawk McDow, West Virginia
Death Date: 24 Apr 2001
Father: Shafter Messer
Mother: Oma E Lester
SSN: 234448753
Notes: Nov 1946: Name listed as MARION CLIDA MESSER;
May 1956: Name listed as MARION CLYDA CLINE; :
Name listed as PARKER CLINE;
11 May 2001: Name listed as MARION C CLINE"