McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Familys and Individuals

Notes


James "Jim" Vance

1. "The Heritage of McDowell Co, WV...", McDowell Co Historical Society, 1995
Elijah Vance Article, page 253.
James and Jane Riffe Vance were parents of thirteen children: Della, Belle,
Chloe, Cora, Ellen, Margarette, Florance, Virgie, Ethel, William, Virgil,
Sampy, and David.
2. 1880 Census, McDowell Co, WV, compiled by William A. Marsh, Vol 9, page 806.
Sandy River Township, page 018.
Listed as James Vance, age 9, in household of father, Elijah Vance.
3. Marriage Records of McDowell Co, WV, page 35.
Marriage Record, Book 1, 1865-1896, page 122.
James Vance, age 20, born in McDowell Co, WV, son of E. and Ibby Vance, married on 2 Oct 1890
Pheobe J. Riffe, age 16, born in Wyoming Co, WV, daughter of William and Sarah Riffe.
4. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; taken on 2 Jul 1900; Page 257B; Image 38
of 65; Family #320/320.
Listed as James Vance; age 30; born in WV in 1870; married 10 yrs; farmer; head of household.
5. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; taken on 18 Apr 1910; Page 80B; Image 4
of 31; Family #43/44.
Listed as James Vance; age 40; born in WV; married once for 19 yrs; farmer; head of household.
6. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #3585; WV Archives Web Site.
James Vance; age 57 yrs, 10 mons, 17 days; born 3 may 1870 in Pike Co, KY; married; farmer;
son of Elijah and Ibby (Cline) Vance; died 20 Mar 1928 at Iaeger, WV; due to a brain tumor; buried
22 Mar 1928 near residence; informant, Adam Cline, parent?, Iaeger, WV.


Pheobe Jane Riffe

1. 1880 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, compiled by William A. Marsh, Vol 4, page 740.
Huff Creek Township, page 005.
Listed as Pheobe J. Riffle, age 5, in household of father, William Riffe.
2. Marriage Records of McDowell Co, WV, page 35.
Marriage Record, Book 1, 1865-1896, page 122.
James Vance, age 20, born in McDowell Co, WV, son of E. and Ibby Vance,
married on 2 Oct 1890 Pheobe J. Riffe, age 16, born in Wyoming Co, WV,
daughter of William and Sarah Riffe.
3. "The Heritage of McDowell Co, WV...", McDowell Co Historical Society, 1995
Elijah Vance Article, page 253.
James and Jane Riffe Vance were parents of thirteen children: Della, Belle,
Chloe, Cora, Ellen, Margarette, Florance, Virgie, Ethel, William, Virgil,
Sampy, and David.
4. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; taken on 2 Jul 1900; Page 257B; Image 38
of 65; Family #320/320.
Listed as Jane Vance; age 25; born in WV in Aug 1874; married 10 yrs; 6 children, 5 living; in
household of husband, James Vance.
5. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; taken on 18 Apr 1910; Page 80B; Image 4
of 31; Family #43/44.
Listed as Phebe J. Vance; age 36; born in WV; married 19 yrs; 10 children, 9 living; in household of
husband, James Vance.
7. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV;
submitted by B. Walls; 11 Apr 2014.
Pheobe Jane Riffe Vance; born 26 Aug 1874 in Hanover, WV; died 30 Sep 1955 in Iaeger, WV; buried here;
headstone photo shown.


Laura E. Vance

1. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; taken on 2 Jul 1900; Page 257B; Image 38
of 65; Family #320/320.
Listed as Lora E. Vance; age 4; born in WV in Jul 1895; in household of father, James Vance.
2. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; taken on 18 Apr 1910; Page 80B; Image 4
of 31; Family #43/44.
Listed as Laura E. Vance; age 15; born in WV; in household of father, James Vance.


Elijah W. Vance

1. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; taken on 18 Apr 1910; Page 80B; Image 4
of 31; Family #43/44.
Listed as Elijah W. Vance; age 9; born in WV; in household of father, James Vance.


Virgie P. Vance

1. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; taken on 18 Apr 1910; Page 80B; Image 4
of 31; Family #43/44.
Listed as Virgie P. Vance; age 6; born in WV; in household of father, James Vance.


Virgil A. L. Vance

1. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; taken on 18 Apr 1910; Page 80B; Image 4
of 31; Family #43/44.
Listed as Virgil A.L. Vance; age 4; born in WV; in household of father, James Vance.


Smith Riffe

1. 1880 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, compiled by William A. Marsh, Vol 4, page 740.
Huff Creek Township, page 005.
Listed as Smith Riffle, age 3, in household of father, William Riffe.
2. "Marriage Records of McDowell Co, WV", page 59.
Smith Riffe, age 19, married on 28 Feb 1895 Lavisa Collins, age 19.
3. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
Huff Creek District, Family #26.
Listed as Smith Riffe, age 23, head of household.
4. Wyoming Co, WV Web Site, Cemeteries
http://members.aol.com/jlcooke2/cemetery.htm
Smith Riffe; born on 31 Oct 1877; died on 6 Mar 1934; buried in Riffe
Cemetery, Muzzle Creek, Wyoming Co, WV.
5. Marriage Record No. 2, 1895-96, McDowell Co, WV, page 34.
Smith Riffe, age 19, born in Wyoming Co, WV, son of William and Sarah Riffe, married
on 28 Feb 1895 Louis Collins, age 19, born in McDowell Co, WV, daughter of William and
Mary Collins.
6. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Huff Creek District, Page 258A, Family #143.
Listed as Smith Riffe, age 33, born in WV, married 15 yrs, farmer, head of household.
7. 1920 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Huff Creek District; taken on 3/5 Jan 1920; Page 217A; Image 3
of 17; Family #20/20.
Listed as Smith Riffe; age 43; born in WV; married; farmer; head of household.


Levicy Collins

1. 1880 Census, McDowell Co, WV, compiled by William A. Marsh, Vol 9, page 772.
Sandy River Township, page 009.
Listed as Lovice Collins, age 3, in household of father, William Collins.
Twin of Harvey Collins.
2. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
Huff Creek District, Family #26.
Listed as Lavicia Riffe, age 23, in household of husband, Smith Riffe.
3. Marriage Record No. 2, 1895-96, McDowell Co, WV, page 34.
Smith Riffe, age 19, born in Wyoming Co, WV, son of William and Sarah Riffe, married
on 28 Feb 1895 Louis Collins, age 19, born in McDowell Co, WV, daughter of William and
Mary Collins.
4. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Huff Creek District, Page 258A, Family #143.
Listed as Lauvis Riffe, age 33, born in WV, married 15 yrs, 7 children, 4 living, in household of husband,
Smith Riffe.
5. 1920 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Huff Creek District; taken on 3/5 Jan 1920; Page 217A; Image 3
of 17; Family #20/20.
Listed as Lovicy Riffe; age 42; born in WV; married; in household of husband, Smith Riffe.


William J. D. Riffe

1. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
Huff Creek District, Family #26.
Listed as William J. Riffe, age 3, in household of father, Smith Riffe.
2. Wyoming Co, WV Web Site, Cemeteries
http://members.aol.com/jlcooke2/cemetery.htm
W.J.D. Riffe; born on 12 Oct 1896; died on 6 oct 1917; buried in Riffe
Cemetery, Muzzle Creek, Wyoming Co, WV.
3. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Huff Creek District, Page 258A, Family #143.
Listed as William Riffe, age 13, born in WV, in household of father, Smith Riffe.


James H. Riffe

1. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
Huff Creek District, Family #26.
Listed as James M. Riffe, age 1, in household of father, Smith Riffe.
Twin of Ulysses Riffe.
2. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Huff Creek District, Page 258A, Family #143.
Listed as Harvey or Lewis Riffe, age 11, born in WV, in household of father, Smith Riffe.
(Twin)
3. 1920 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Huff Creek District; taken on 3/5 Jan 1920; Page 217A; Image 3
of 17; Family #20/20.
Listed as James H. Riffe; age 20; born in WV; in household of father, Smith Riffe.


Chloe V. Riffe

1. 1920 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Huff Creek District; taken on 3/5 Jan 1920; Page 217A; Image 3
of 17; Family #20/20.
Listed as Chloe V. Riffe; age 8; born in WV; in household of father, Smith Riffe.


Imogene C. Riffe

1. 1920 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Huff Creek District; taken on 3/5 Jan 1920; Page 217A; Image 3
of 17; Family #20/20.
Listed as Imogene C. Riffe; age 4 yrs, 9 mons; born in WV; in household of father, Smith Riffe.


John C. Riffe

1. 1920 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Huff Creek District; taken on 3/5 Jan 1920; Page 217A; Image 3
of 17; Family #20/20.
Listed as John C. Riffe; age 2 yrs, 6 mons; born in WV; in household of father, Smith Riffe.


Iverson Melvin Canterbury

1. "Marriage Records of Wyoming Co, WV...", Vol 4, No 261, Haga, page, 15.
Ivison Melvin Canterbury, age 25, born in Mercer Co, WV, married on 11 May
1894 Vena Rollins, age 21.
2. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
Oceana District, Family #77.
Listed as Melton Canterbury, age 31, head of household.


Luvania Rollins

1. 1880 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, compiled by William A. Marsh, Vol 4, page 741.
Oceana Township, page 010.
Listed as Liencena Rollins, age 7, in household of father, Ensley Rollins.
2. "Marriage Records of Wyoming Co, WV...", Vol 4, No 261, Haga, page, 15.
Ivison Melvin Canterbury, age 25, born in Mercer Co, WV, married on 11 May
1894 Vena Rollins, age 21.
3. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
Oceana District, Family #77.
Listed as Luvania Canterbury, age 27, in household of husband, Iverson Melvin
Canterbury.


William T. "Willie" Canterbury

1. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
Oceana District, Family #77.
Listed as Willie T. Canterbury, age 5, in household of father, Iverson
Melvin Canterbury.


Allen Johnston Stone

1. 1870 Census, Logan Co, WV; Hardy Township; Rich Creek PO; taken on 8 Aug 1870; Page 508A;
Image 18 of 37; Family #137/137.
Listed as Allen Stone, age 10, born in VA, in household of father, Levi Stone.
2. 1880 Census; Wyoming Co, WV; Huff Creek District; taken on 24 Jun 1880; Page 523B; Image 12 of
12; Family #100/100.
Listed as Allen J. Stone; age 11; born in WV; in household of father, Levi Stone.
3. "Marriage Records of Wyoming Co, WV...", Vol 3, No 210, Haga, page 80.
Allen Johnston Stone, age 19, born in Logan Co, WV, married on 13 Jul 1889
Adaline Rose, age 16, at Levi Stone's.
4. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
Baileysville District, Family #78.
Listed as Allen J. Stone, age 28, as head of household.
5. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Huff Creek District; taken on 29 Apr 1910; Page 255B;
Family #108/111.
Listed as Johnston Stone; age 39; born in WV; married once for 21 yrs; farmer; head of household.
6. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Twin Branch; taken on 17 Jan 1920;
Page 257A; Family #502/576.
Listed as Allen J. Stone; age 53; born in WV; married; no occupation; head of household.
7. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Baileysville District; taken on 10 Apr 1930; Page 79B;
Family #145/147.
Listed as John A. Stone; age 59; born in WV; married at 18; farmer; head of household.
8. Wyoming Co, WV Death Certificate #11189; WV Archives Web Site.
Allen J. Stone; age 82; born in Sep 1867 in Logan Co, WV; widowed; living at Fanrock, Wyoming
Co, WV; son of Rube White and Pop Stone; died on 16 Jul 1949 at Fanrock, WV of TB; buried on
18 Jul 1949 in Stone Cemetery; informant, Dewey Short.


Adaline Rose

1. 1880 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, compiled by William A. Marsh, Vol 4, page 741.
Center Township, page 011.
Listed as Adaline Rose, age 7, in household of father, Edward Rose.
2. "Marriage Records of Wyoming Co, WV...", Vol 3, No 210, Haga, page 80.
Allen Johnston Stone, age 19, born in Logan Co, WV, married on 13 Jul 1889
Adaline Rose, age 16, at Levi Stone's.
3. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
Baileysville District, Family #78.
Listed as Adaline Stone, age 24, in household of husband, Allen J. Stone.
4. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Huff Creek District; taken on 29 Apr 1910; Page 255B;
Family #108/111.
Listed as Adda Stone; age 37; born in WV; married once for 21 yrs; 10 children, 7 living;
in household of husband, Allen J. Stone.
5. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Twin Branch; taken on 17 Jan 1920;
Page 257A; Family #502/576.
Listed as Adeline Stone; age 52; born in WV; married; in household of husband, Allen J. Stone.
6. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Baileysville District; taken on 10 Apr 1930; Page 79B;
Family #145/147.
Listed as Addie Stone; age 57; born in WV; married at 16; in household of husband, Allen J. Stone.
7. Wyoming Co, WV Death Certificate #17838; WV Archives Web Site.
Adaline Stone; age abt 70; married; wife of Jonce Stone; daughter of Ned and Betty Rose; died on
2 Aug 1941 at Fanrock, Wyoming Co, WV of heart problems; buried on 4 Aug 1941 at Fanrock;
informant, Mr. Robert Short.


Martha Stone

1. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
Baileysville District, Family #78.
Listed as Martha Stone, age 5, in household of father, Allen J. Stone.


Polly Ethel Stone

1. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
Baileysville District, Family #78.
Listed as Polly E. Stone, age 2, in household of father, Allen J. Stone.
2. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Huff Creek District; taken on 29 Apr 1910; Page 256A;
Family #108/111.
Listed as Ethel Stone; age 12; born in WV; in household of father, Allen J. Stone.


John F. Rutherford

1. 1880 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, compiled by William A. Marsh, Vol 4, page 741.
Center Township, page 010.
Listed as John F. Rutherford, age 1 month, in household of father, Fields
Rutherford.
2. "Marriage Records of Wyoming Co, WV...", Vol 6, No 231, Haga, page 55.
John Rutherford, age 21, son of Fields and Jane Rutherford, married on 19
Aug 1901 Aita Milia Webb, age 17, born in Raleigh Co, WV, daughter of James
and Mary.
3. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
Center District, Family #216.
Listed as John F. Rutherford, age 19, in household of mother, Jane
Rufherford.
4. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Center District, Pineville, taken on 17 May 1910, Page 232A, Family #2.
Listed as John F. Rutherford, age 28, born in WV, married 9 years, farmer, head of household.


Arlie Milia Webb

1. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
Center District, Family #196.
Listed as Arlie Webb, age 15, in household of brother, Cal Webb.
2. "Marriage Records of Wyoming Co, WV...", Vol 6, No 231, Haga, page 55.
John Rutherford, age 21, son of Fields and Jane Rutherford, married on 19
Aug 1901 Aita Milia Webb, age 17, born in Raleigh Co, WV, daughter of James
and Mary.
3. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Center District, Pineville, taken on 17 May 1910, Page 232A,
Family #2.
Listed as Arlie M. Rutherford, age 26, born in WV, married 9 years, 2 children, none living, in
household of husband, John F. Rutherford.


Elijah P. Meadows

1. 1850 Census, Mercer Co, WV, Family #191, page 162.
Listed as Elijah P. Meadows, age 4, in household of father, Jeremiah
Meadows.
2. 1860 Census, Wyoming Co, VA (WV), Joes Branch PO; taken on 13 Jul 1860; Page 6__; Faily #249.
Listed as Elijah P. Meadows; age 12; born in VA; in household of mother, Nancy Cadle Meadows
3. "Marriage Records of Wyoming Co, WV...", Vol 5, No 175, Haga, page 46.
Elijah P. Meadows, age 52, born in Raleigh Co, WV, married Mary C. (Sauls)
Stewart, age 28, born in Mason Co, WV, daughter of James M. and Minerva
Sauls.


Mary Elizabeth Sauls

1. 1880 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, compiled by William A. Marsh, Vol 4, page 742.
Center Township, page 006.
Listed as Mary C. Sauls, age 12, in household of father, James R. Sauls.
2. "Marriage Records of Wyoming Co, WV...", Vol 3, No 153, Haga, page 80.
James Harvey Stewart, Jr., age 20, married on 4 Oct 1888 Mary Sauls, age 20,
born in Mason Co, WV, married at James Sauls'.
3. "Marriage Records of Wyoming Co, WV...", Vol 5, No 175, Haga, page 46.
Elijah P. Meadows, age 52, born in Raleigh Co, WV, married Mary C. (Sauls)
Stewart, age 28, born in Mason Co, WV, daughter of James M. and Minerva Sauls.
4. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
Center District, Family #1.
Listed as Mary C. Meadows, age 32, in household of father, James Robert Sauls.
5. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Slab Fork District; taken on 26/27 Apr 1910; Page 286B; Family #134.
Listed as Mary Sauls; age 42; born in WV; widow; 5 children, all living; head of household.


Minerva J. Stewart

1. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
Center District, Family #1.
Listed as Minerva D. Stewart, age 2, in household of grandfather, James
Robert Sauls, with her mother, Mary C. Sauls Stewart Meadows.
2. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Slab Fork District; taken on 26/27 Apr 1910; Page 286B; Family #134.
Listed as Minerva J. Sauls; age 12; born in WV; in household of mother, Mary Sauls Stewart Meadows.


Florida F. Meadows

1. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Slab Fork District; taken on 26/27 Apr 1910; Page 286B; Family #134.
Listed as Florida F.Sauls; age 9; born in WV; in household of mother, Mary Sauls Stewart Meadows.


John Steele

1. 1870 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Sandy River District, page 8, Family #54.
Listed as John Steel, age 8, in household of father, Reuben Steel.
2. 1880 Census, McDowell Co, WV, compiled by William A. Marsh, Vol 9, page 803.
Sandy River Township, page 004.
Listed as John Steel, age 18, in household of father, Reubin Steel.
3. "Marriage Records of McDowell Co, WV", page 24.
Marriage Record, Book 1, 1865-1896, page 114.
John Steel, age 23, born in McDowell Co, WV, son of Ruben and Patsy Steel,
married on 19 Nov 1885 Eliza Short, age 19, born in McDowell Co, WV, daughter
of Bartley and Louisa Short.
4. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Sandy River District, page 268A, Family #523.
Listed as John Steel, age 35, born in 1865 in WV, married 14 years, 7
children, 7 living, head of household.
5. Ancestry.com Web Site, Bartley Short Search, 28 Aug 2002, submitted by
Charles Ferrell, stella@phonl.com.
John Steele; born on 13 Oct 1863; died on 14 Apr 1920; son of Reuben and
Ruthy Catherine Steele; buried in Bashford Cemetery, south of Frenchburg,
KY.


Louisa A. "Eliza" Short

1. 1880 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Complied by William A. March, Vol 4, page 743.
Huff Creek Township, page 011.
Listed as Louisa J. Short, age 13, in household of father, Bartley Short.
2. 1870 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Sandy River District, page 2, Family #13.
Listed as Louisa Short, age 3, in household of father, Bartley Short.
3. "Marriage Records of McDowell Co, WV", page 24.
Marriage Record, Book 1, 1865-1896, page 114.
John Steel, age 23, born in McDowell Co, WV, son of Ruben and Patsy Steel,
married on 19 Nov 1885 Eliza Short, age 19, born in McDowell Co, WV, daughter
of Bartley and Louisa Short.
4. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Sandy River District, page 268A, Family #523.
Listed as Eliza Steel, age 31, born in Jun 1868 in WV, married 14 years, 7
children, 7 living, in household of husband, John Steel.
5. Ancestry.com Web Site, Bartley Short Search, 28 Aug 2002, submitted by
Charles Ferrell, stella@phonl.com.
Eliza Short; born on 15 Jun 1868 at Welch, WV; died on 20 Nov 1950; married
John Steele on 13 Oct 1885 in WV; buried in Bashford Cemetery, south of
Frenchburg, KY.


Smith Steele

1. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Sandy River District, page 268A, Family #523.
Listed as Smith Steel, age 12, born in Nov 1887 in WV, in household of
father, John Steel.
2. Ancestry.com Web Site, Bartley Short Search, 28 Aug 2002, submitted by
Charles Ferrell, stella@phonl.com.
Smith Steele; born on 22 Nov 1886; died in 1959; buried at Kenova, WV;
married Recie (________).


Levi Steele

1. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Sandy River District, page 268A, Family #523.
Listed as Levy Steel, age 9, born in Sep 1889 in WV, in household of
father, John Steel.
2. Ancestry.com Web Site, Bartley Short Search, 28 Aug 2002, submitted by
Charles Ferrell, stella@phonl.com.
Levi Steele; born on 7 Sep 1889; married Mary Rice.


Edmond "Ed" Steele

1. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Sandy River District, page 268A, Family #523.
Listed as Ed Steel, age 7, born in Jan 1893 in WV, in household of
father, John Steel.
2. Ancestry.com Web Site, Bartley Short Search, 28 Aug 2002, submitted by
Charles Ferrell, stella@phonl.com.
Edmond Steele; born on 24 Jan 1893; married Ellen Fultz.


Mary J. "Cansas" Steele

1. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Sandy River District, page 268A, Family #523.
Listed as Canus Steel, age 2, born in Jun 1897 in WV, in household of
father, John Steel.
2. Ancestry.com Web Site, Bartley Short Search, 28 Aug 2002, submitted by
Charles Ferrell, stella@phonl.com.
Mary Cansas "Cannie" Steele; born on 30 Jun 1898; died on 16 Feb 1929;
married Carl McGlothin on 23 Nov 1914; buried in Mack Cemetery, McCausey
Ridge, Frenchburg, KY.


Reuben Steele

1. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Sandy River District, page 268A, Family #523.
Listed as Reuben Steel, age 4, born in Jul 1895 in WV, in household of
father, John Steel.
2. Ancestry.com Web Site, Bartley Short Search, 28 Aug 2002, submitted by
Charles Ferrell, stella@phonl.com.
Reuben Steele; born on 14 Jul 1895; died on 7 Sep 1952; buried in Mac
Cemetery, McCausey Ridge, Frenchburg, KY; married Stella Florence McGlothin.


Bartley Steele

1. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Sandy River District, page 268A, Family #523.
Listed as Bartley Steel, age 1, born in Jan 1899 in WV, in household of
father, John Steel.
2. Ancestry.com Web Site, Bartley Short Search, 28 Aug 2002, submitted by
Charles Ferrell, stella@phonl.com.
Bartley Steele; born on 18 Jan 1899.


Matilda M. Steele

1. McDowell Co, WV; Register of Births; 1905; Big Creek District; Page 117; WV Archives Web Site.
Tilda M. Steele; born on 15 Apr 1905; father, John; mother, Eliza; informant, John Steele, father.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Register of Deaths; 1907?; Adkin District; Page 178; WV Archives Web Site.
Matilda Steele; died on 7 Mar 1907?; age 2; from fever; informant, John Steele, father.


James Riley Short

1. "Births of Wyoming Co, WV...", Haga, 1879
James Short was born on 10 Apr 1879 to Bartley and Mazey J. Short.
2. 1880 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Complied by William A. March, Vol 4, page 743.
Huff Creek Township, page 011.
Listed as James R. Short, age 1, in household of father, Bartley Short.
3. "Marriages Records of Wyoming Co, WV...", Vol. 5, No 294, Haga, page 57.
James Riley Short, age 19, son of Bartley and Mazy Short, married on 21 Jul
1898 Lillie Canada, age 20, born in Mingo Co, WV, daughter of J.E. and Mariah Canada.
4. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
Baileysville District, Family #23.
Listed as James R. Short, age 21, as head of household.
5. 1910 Census, Menifee Co, KY; District 1; Frenchburg; taken on 29 Apr 1910; Page 227B;
Family #186/186.
Listed as James R. Short; age 30; born in WV; married twice, last time for 1 yr; farmer; head of
household.
6. Ancestry.com Web Site, Bartley Short Search, 28 Aug 2002, submitted by
Charles Ferrell, stella@phonl.com.
Jim Short; born on 10 Apr 1879; died on 12 Aug 1942; married Lillie R.
(_______); buried in Short/Bethel Cemetery, Frenchburg, KY.


Lillie R. Canada

1. "Marriages Records of Wyoming Co, WV...", Vol. 5, No 294, Haga, page 57.
James Riley Short, age 19, son of Bartley and Mazy Short, married on 21 Jul
1898 Lillie Canada, age 20, born in Mingo Co, WV, daughter of J.E. and Mariah
Canada.
2. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
Baileysville District, Family #23.
Listed as Lillie Short, age 21, in household of husband, James R. Short.
3. Ancestry.com Web Site, Bartley Short Search, 28 Aug 2002, submitted by
Charles Ferrell, stella@phonl.com.
Lillie R. (_______) Short; born on 22 Aug 1878; died on 7 Jun 1905;
buried in Short/Bethel Cemetery, Frenchburg, KY.


Maude Short

1. 1910 Census, Menifee Co, KY; District 1; Frenchburg; taken on 29 Apr 1910; Page 227B;
Family #186/186.
Listed as Maud Short; age 6: born in KY; in household of father, James R. Short.


Lizzie Short

1. 1910 Census, Menifee Co, KY; District 1; Frenchburg; taken on 29 Apr 1910; Page 227B;
Family #186/186.
Listed as Lizzie Short; age 4: born in KY; in household of father, James R. Short.
2. 1910 Census, Memifee Co, KY; District 1; Frenchburg; taken on 27 Apr 1910; Page 227B; Image 22
of 33; Family #188/188.
Listed as Lizzie Short; age 4: born in KY; in household of grandfather, Bartley Short.


William H. Bishop

1. 1880 Census, McDowell Co, WV, compiled by William A. Marsh, Vol 9, page 764.
Elkhorn Township, page 001.
Listed as William H. Bishop, age 4, in household of father, Elisha Bishop.
2. McDowell Co, WV Marriage Book No.2, 1895-1896; Page 410.
William Bishop, age 20, single; born in McDowell Co, WV; son of Elisha and Rebecca; married on
27 Mar 1897 at the Primitive Baptist Church; Elizabeth Short, age 20; single; born in Wyoming Co,
WV; daughter of Benjamin and Charlotte; by Joseph Hall.
3. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Brown's Creek District, page 122A, Family 47.
Listed as William Bishop, age 23, head of household.
4. Ancestor Chart by Doug Dishop, 4917 Annhurst Road, Columbus, OH 43228, 1983.
William R. Bishop was born on 15 Feb 1875 in McDowell Co, WV. He died on 11
May 1924 at Asco, WV. He married on 27 Mar 1897 Mary Elizabeth Short, born
in 1877 in Wyoming Co, WV.
5. "The Heritage of McDowell Co, WV 1858-1999", Vol II, page 169, Douglas
Bishop Family article, submitted by Doug Bishop, 4917 Annhurst Road,
Columbus, OH 43228.
6. Ancestry.com web site, GEDCOM file 185947, 10 Dec 2000, submitted by
danbetts@home.com
William R. Bishop was buried on 14 May 1924 in Wyoming Co, WV.
7. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Browns Creek District, Page 213A, Family #51.
Listed as William R. Bishop, age 33, born in WV, married once for 14 yrs, farmer, head of household.
8. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Brown's Creek District, Davy Precinct, taken on
12 Jan 1920, Page 243B, Family #314.
Listed as William Bishop, age 47, born in WV, blacksmith for coal company,
head of household.
9. McDowell Co, WV Death Certificate #6207; WV Archives Web Site.
William Bishop; age 49 yrs, 2 mons, 25 days; born on 15 feb 1875 in McDowell Co, WV; married;
blacksmith for coal mine; son of Elisha and Rebecca Harris Bishop; died on 11 May 1924 at Asco,
McDowell Co, WV of influenza; buried on 12 May 1924 in Browns Creek District, WV.


Mary Elizabeth "Lizzie" Short

1. 1880 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Complied by William A. March, Vol 4, page 743.
Huff Creek Township, page 008.
Listed as Mary E. Short, age 3, in household of father, Benjamin Short.
2. "Births of Wyoming Co, WV...", Haga, 1877.
M.E. Short was born on 16 Apr 1877. Parents not listed.
2. "Marriage Records of McDowell Co, WV", page 75.
William Bishop, age 20, married on 27 Mar 1897 Elizabeth Short, age 20.
3. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Brown's Creek District, page 122A, Family 47.
Listed as Lizzie Bishop, age 23, in household of husband, William Bishop.
4. Ancestor Chart by Doug Dishop, 4917 Annhurst Road, Columbus, OH 43228, 1983.
William R. Bishop was born on 15 Feb 1875 in McDowell Co, WV. He died on 11
May 1924 at Asco, WV. He married on 27 Mar 1897 Mary Elizabeth Short, born
in 1877 in Wyoming Co, WV.
5. "The Heritage of McDowell Co, WV 1858-1999", Vol II, page 169, Douglas
Bishop Family article, submitted by Doug Bishop, 4917 Annhurst Road,
Columbus, OH 43228.
6. Ancestry.com web site, GEDCOM file 185947, 10 Dec 2000, submitted by
danbetts@home.com
Mary Elizabeth Short died on 23 Nov 1964 at Welch, McDowell Co, WV; buried
on 26 Nov 1964 in Wyoming Co, WV.
7. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Browns Creek District, Page 213A, Family #51.
Listed as Lizzie Bishop, age 38, born in WV, married once for 14 yrs, 8 children, 7 living,
in household of husband, William R. Bishop.
8. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Brown's Creek District, Davy Precinct, taken on 12 Jan 1920,
Page 243B, Family #314.
Listed as Lizabeth Bishop, age 43, born in WV, in household of husband, William Bishop.
9. McDowell Co, WV; Mariage Records; Book #__(1926); Page 212; WV Archives Web Site.
John French; age 47; born in Lawrence Co, OH; widowed; miner; living at Asco, WV; son of Albert and Sarah;
married on 16 Aug 1926 at Welch, WV; Lizzie Bishop; age 47; born in Wyoming Co, WV; widow; daughter of Ben
and Charlotte.
10. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Asco Road; taken on 14 Apr 1930;
Page 72A; Family #132.
Listed as Liddie French; age 52; born in WV; married at 20; in household of husband, John French.
11. Wyoming Co, WV Web Site, Cemeteries
http://members.aol.com/jlcooke2/cemetery.htm
Mary E. Bishop; born on 16 Apr 1876; died on 23 Nov 1964; buried in Shields
Cemetery, Fanrock, Wyoming Co, WV.


William Hobert Bishop

1. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Browns Creek District, Page 213A, Family #51.
Listed as William Hobert Bishop, age 8, born in WV, in household of father, William R. Bishop.


William Woodrow Bishop

1, McDowell Co, WV Death Certificate #12621; WV Archives Web Site.
Woodrow Bishop; age 13; born at Asco, WV; schoolboy; son of William and Lizzie (Short) Bishop;
died on 16 Sep 1926 at Welch, McDowell Co, WV from "septicemia - due to nail puncture right foot";
injured at Davy, WV; buried on 22 Sep 1926 in Wyoming Co, WV


Myrtle Bishop

1. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Brown's Creek District, Davy Precinct, taken on
12 Jan 1920, Page 243B, Family #314.
Listed as Myrtle Bishop, age 8 months, born in WV, in household of father,
William Bishop.


Theodore F. Short

1. 1880 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, compiled by William A. Marsh, Vol 4, page 744.
Center Township, page 008.
Listed as Theodore Short, age 10, in household of father, Booker Short.
2. "Marriage Records of Wyoming Co, WV...", Vol 3, No 114, Haga, page 74.
Theodore Short, age 17, married on 8 Feb 1888 Mahala Etta Sizemore, age 17.
3. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
Slab Fork District, Family #68.
Listed as Theodore Short, age 29, head of household.


Mahala Etta Sizemore

1. 1880 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, compiled by William A. Marsh, Vol 4, page 746.
Slab Fork Township, page 003.
Listed as Mahala E. Sizemore, age 9, in household of father, John Sizemore.
2. "Marriage Records of Wyoming Co, WV...", Vol 3, No 114, Haga, page 74.
Theodore Short, age 17, married on 8 Feb 1888 Mahala Etta Sizemore, age 17.
3. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
Slab Fork District, Family #68.
Listed as Ettie Short, age 29, in household of husband, Theodore Short.
4. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Slab Fork District, taken on 2 May 1910, Page 290A, Family #189.
Listed as Mahala Short; age 39; born in WV; widow; 9 children, 7 living; head of household.


John F. Short

1. "Deaths of Wyoming Co, WV", Haga, 1889.
John F. Short died 28 Mar 1889, age 27 days, son of T. and M.E. Short.


Nancy Short

1. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Slab Fork District, taken on 2 May 1910, Page 290A, Family #189.
Listed as Nancy Short; age 8; born in WV; in household of mother, Mahala Sizemore Short.


Luella Short

1. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Slab Fork District, taken on 2 May 1910, Page 290A, Family #189.
Listed as Luella Short; age 4; born in WV; in household of mother, Mahala Sizemore Short.


Fred Short

1. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Slab Fork District, taken on 2 May 1910, Page 290A, Family #189.
Listed as Freddie Short; age 1; born in WV; in household of mother, Mahala Sizemore Short.
2. Wyoming Co, WV Death Registry; Page 19; WV Archives Web Site.
Fred Short; age 54; born on 10 Mar 1908 in WV; single; laborer; living at McGraws, WV; son of T.F.
Mabele Ettie Short; died on 27 Mar 1963 in Mullens, WV from ruputured gastro-duadema artery;
buried on 38 Mar 1963 in Pine Grove Cemetery; informant, Sarah Mann, McGraws.