McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families and Individuals

Notes


Worley Woody

1. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Big Creek District, War, taken on 19 Jan 1920, Page 56A,
Family #204.
Listed as Worley Woody, age 14, born in WV, in household of father, Alex Woody.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1926); Page 315; WV Archives Web Site.
Worley Woody; age 21; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; miner; living at Premier, WV; son of
Alex and Mary; married on 28 Sep 1926 at Welch, WV; Eva Underwood; age 21; born in
Buchanan Co, VA; divorced; daughter of Elbert and Sallie Keene.
3. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Big Creek, Coalwood/Six, taken on ? Apr 1930, Page 37B,
Family #220.
Listed as Woorly Woody, age 23, born in WV, in household of brother, Harrison Woody.
4. 1940 Census, Buchanan Co, VA; Grundy; Dismal/Spruce Pine; E.D. 14-5; taken on 3 Jun1940;
Page 140A; Image 58 of 83; Household #493.
Listed as Worley Woody; age 34; born in WV; married; 3rd grade education; lived in Buchanan
Co, VA on 1 Apr 1935; head of household.


Eva? Elva? Keene

1. "The Heritage of McDowell Co, WV 1858-1999", Vol II, page 250, Isaac
Underwood article, submitted by Elmer Underwood, P.O. Box 306, Con-Can, TX 78838.
Isaac married first Elva Keen; second Effie Hicks; third Lou Emma Dawson.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1926); Page 315; WV Archives Web Site.
Worley Woody; age 21; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; miner; living at Premier, WV; son of
Alex and Mary; married on 28 Sep 1926 at Welch, WV; Eva Underwood; age 21; born in
Buchanan Co, VA; divorced; daughter of Elbert and Sallie Keene.
3. 1940 Census, Buchanan Co, VA; Grundy; Dismal/Spruce Pine; E.D. 14-5; taken on 3 Jun1940;
Page 140A; Image 58 of 83; Household #493.
Listed as Eva Woody; age 34; born in WV; married; 7th grade education; lived in Buchanan
Co, VA on 1 Apr 1935; in household of husband, Worley Woody.


Stella Woody

1. 1940 Census, Buchanan Co, VA; Grundy; Dismal/Spruce Pine; E.D. 14-5; taken on 3 Jun1940;
Page 140A; Image 58 of 83; Household #493.
Listed as Stella Woody; age 16; born in WV; 6th grade education; attending school; lived in
Buchanan Co, VA on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Worley Woody.


Garnett Woody

1. 1940 Census, Buchanan Co, VA; Grundy; Dismal/Spruce Pine; E.D. 14-5; taken on 3 Jun1940;
Page 140A; Image 58 of 83; Household #493.
Listed as Garnett Woody; age 10; born in WV; 3rd grade education; attending school; lived in
Buchanan Co, VA on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Worley Woody.


Grover Woody

1. 1940 Census, Buchanan Co, VA; Grundy; Dismal/Spruce Pine; E.D. 14-5; taken on 3 Jun1940;
Page 140A; Image 58 of 83; Household #493.
Listed as Grover Woody; age 8; born in WV; 3rd grade education; attending school; lived in
Buchanan Co, VA on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Worley Woody.


Alberta Woody

1. 1940 Census, Buchanan Co, VA; Grundy; Dismal/Spruce Pine; E.D. 14-5; taken on 3 Jun1940;
Page 140A; Image 58 of 83; Household #493.
Listed as Alberta Woody; age 5; born in WV; lived in Buchanan Co, VA on 1 Apr 1935; in
household of father, Worley Woody.


Alexander Woody

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Registry; Vol #1(1865-1896); Page 112; Line 12; WV Archives
Web Site.
Alexander Woody; age 22; born in Buchanan Co, VA; single; son of Theopholis and Alcy;
married on 26 Apr 1883 in McDowell Co, WV; Polly Ann Keen; age 20; born in Buchanan Co,
VA; daughter of Mathias and Nancy.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Registry; Vol #1(1865-1896); Page 118; Line 19; WV Archives
Web Site.
Alx Woody; age 26; born in Buchanan Co, VA; single; son of Theopholis and Alcy;
married on 26 May 1888 in McDowell Co, WV; Leah Lester; age 16; born in McDowell Co, WV;
single; daughter of Harrison and Lellis.
3. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Big Creek District, War, taken on 19 Jan 1920, Page 56A,
Family #204.
Listed as Alex Woody, age 57, born in NC, laborer on NW Railroad, head of household.


Leah Hicks

1. 1880 Census, McDowell Co, WV, compiled by William A. Marsh, Vol 9, page 782.
Big Creek Township, page 022.
Listed as Leah Hicks, age 9, in household of father, Harrison Hicks.
2. "Marriage Records of McDowell Co, WV", page 22.
Marriage Record, Book 1, 1865-1896, page 113.
G.(sic J.) W. Lester, age 18, born in McDowell Co, WV, son of Abner
and Martha Lester, married on 8 Sep 1884 Leah Hicks, age 14, born in
McDowell Co, WV, daughter of Harrison and Lillie Hicks.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Registry; Vol #1(1865-1896); Page 118; Line 19; WV Archives
Web Site.
Alx Woody; age 26; born in Buchanan Co, VA; single; son of Theopholis and Alcy;
married on 26 May 1888 in McDowell Co, WV; Leah Lester; age 16; born in McDowell Co, WV;
single; daughter of Harrison and Lellis.
4. Ancestry.com Web Site, James W. Lester search, 16 Jan 2002, submitted by
glenn@carrollsweb.com.
James W. Lester; born in 1866 in Clay Co, WV; died on 19 Feb 1953 in
McDowell Co, WV; buried in Vance Cemetery, McDowell Co, WV; divorced Leah
Hicks on 6 Jul 1887 in McDowell Co, WV; married four times; first to Leah
Hicks; second to Sarah Young; third to Catherine Payne; fourth to Nancy
Riffe.
5. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Big Creek District, War, taken on 19 Jan 1920, Page 56A,
Family #204.
Listed as Leah Woody, age 47, born in KY, in household of husband, Alex Woody.
6. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Big Creek, taken on 8 May 1930, Page 79A, Family #41.
Listed as Lear Woody, age 58, born in WV, widow, in household of son-in-law, Byrd Hicks.


Dossie Woody

1. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Big Creek District, War, taken on 19 Jan 1920, Page 56A,
Family #204.
Listed as Dossie Woody, age 5, born in WV, in household of father, Alex Woody.


David Vance

1. "The Heritage of McDowell Co, WV...", McDowell Co Historical Society, 1995
David Vance Article, page 252.
David Vance, born on 14 Apr 1850 in Russell Co, VA, was son of John and
Marinda McKinney Mosely Vance. He first married on 8 May 1874, Vicey Payne,
daughter of Simeon and Marian Payne. They divorced about 1880. Had two sons,
Alexander (born in 1875 and died in infancy) and Andrew Stewart (born 1 Oct
1876).
2. 1860 Census, Buchanan Co, VA, Grundy PO, taken on 23 Aug 1860, Page 816, Family #387.
Listed as David Vance, age 10, born in VA, in household of father, John J. Vance.
3. 1870 Census, Buchanan Co, VA, Garden District, Grundy PO, taken on 3 Sep 1870, Page 179A,
Family #80.
Listed as David Vance, age 17, born in VA, in household of father, John J. Vance.
4. "Marriage Records of McDowell Co, WV", page 8.
David Vance, age 22, married Vice Payne, age 20, on 8 May 1875.
Marriage Record, Book 1, 1865-1896, page 137 (104).
He was born in Russell Co, VA; she in McDowell Co, WV.
His parents were John and Rinda Vance.
Her parents were Simon and Mary Payne.
5. 1880 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Complied by William A. Marsh, page 806.
Sandy River District, page 005.
Listed as David Vance, age 27, born in VA, as head of household, a farmer.
6. "Heritage of McDowell Co, WV...", Abner Hulen & Martha Webb Lester article, page 187.
Cosbi Lester, born in June 1869, died on 18 Jul 1945, married on 12 Mar
1883 David Vance, son of John and Marinda McKinney Mosley Vance.
7. "Marriage Records of Mc Dowell Co, WV", page 19.
David Vance, age 28, married on 12 Mar 1883 Cosby Lester, age 14.
8. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Sandy River District, page 246B, Family #135.
Listed as David Vance, age 48, born in Apr 1850 in VA, head of household.
9. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Bradshaw; taken on 11 May 1910;
Page 77A; Family #200.
Listed as David Vance; age 57; born in VA; married twice, last time for 26 yrs; farmer; head of
household.
10. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Bradshaw; taken on 29/30 Jan 1920;
Page 222B; Family #147.
Listed as David Vance; age 65; born in VA; farmer; head of household.
11. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; taken on 2 Apr 1930; Page 241A;
Family #4.
Listed as David Vance; age 75; born in WV; married at 21; farmer; head of household.
12. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Jolo; E.D. 24-60; taken on 15 May 1940;
Page 1249?; Image 123 of 132; Household #954.
Listed as David Vance; age 89; born in VA; married; no education; lived in same house on 1 Apr
1935; head of household.
13. "McDowell County WV Cemeteries", Vance Cemetery, Paynesville, McDowell Co, WV.
David Vance; born on 14 Apr 1850; died on 24 Mar 1944; "Courthouse records, son of John
and Marinda Mckinney Vance, husband of Cosbi Lester Vance"; buried here.
14. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1999"; 1999; By Geneva Steel, Tom
Hatcher and Sandra Long; "Fred Nelson Green"; Article; Page 153; submitted by Pamela Green
Evener, 14545 Francher Rd, Johnstown, OH 43031.


Cosbi Lester

1. "Heritage of McDowell Co, WV...", Abner Hulen & Martha Webb Lester article,
page 187.
Cosbi Lester, born in June 1869, died on 18 Jul 1945, married on 12 Mar
1883 David Vance, son of John and Marinda McKinney Mosley Vance.
2. 1870 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Sandy River District, page 18, Family #117.
Listed as Cosbi Lester, age 1, in household of father, Abner H. Lester.
3. 1880 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Complied by William A. Marsh, page 786.
Big Creek District, page 011.
Listed as Causby Lester, age 10, in household of father, Abner Lester.
4. "Marriage Records of Mc Dowell Co, WV", page 19.
Marriage Record, Book 1, 1865-1896, page 112.
David Vance, age 28, widowed, born in Russell Co, VA, son of John and Marinda
Vance married on 12 Mar 1883 Cosby Lester, age 14, born in McDowell Co, WV,
daughter of A.H. and Martha Lester.
5. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Sandy River District, page 246B, Family #135.
Listed as Cosby Vance, age 30, born in Jun 1869 in VA, in household of husband, David Vance.
6. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Bradshaw; taken on 11 May 1910;
Page 77A; Family #200.
Listed as Cosby Vance, age 40, born in WV; married once for 26 yrs; 12 children, 10 living;
in household of husband, David Vance.
8. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Bradshaw; taken on 29/30 Jan 1920;
Page 222B; Family #147.
Listed as Cosby Vance; age 49; born in WV; in household of husband, David Vance.
9. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; taken on 2 Apr 1930; Page 241A;
Family #4.
Listed as Causby Vance; age 60; born in WV; married at 14; in household of husband, David
Vance.
10. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Jolo; E.D. 24-60; taken on 15 May 1940;
Page 1249?; Image 123 of 132; Household #954.
Listed as Cosby Vance; age 69; born in VA; married; no education; lived in same house on 1 Apr
1935; in household of husband, David Vance.
11. "McDowell County WV Cemeteries", Vance Cemetery, Paynesville, McDowell Co, WV.
Cosby Vance; born on 26 Jul 1870; died on 18 Jul 1945; "Courthouse records, daughter of Abner
and Martha Webb Lester, wife of David Vance"; buried here.
12. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1999"; 1999; By Geneva Steel, Tom
Hatcher and Sandra Long; "Fred Nelson Green"; Article; Page 153; submitted by Pamela Green
Evener, 14545 Francher Rd, Johnstown, OH 43031.


Lewis S. Vance

1. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Bradshaw; taken on 11 May 1910; Page 77A;
Family #200.
Listed as Lewis S. Vance, age 4, born in WV; in household of father, David Vance.


John Wesley Lester

1. "Heritage of McDowell Co, WV...", Abner Hulen & Martha Webb Lester article, page 187.
John W. Lester, born on 9 Feb 1867, killed on 29 Jun 1928 at Iager, WV by
train. Second wife was Marinda Elizabeth Mitchem, daughter of Lewis and
Louisa Vance Mitchem.
2. 1880 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Complied by William A. Marsh, page 786.
Big Creek District, page 011.
Listed as John Lester, age 8, in household of father, Abner Lester.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1898); Page 150; WV Archives Web Site.
John H. Lester; age 25; born and living in McDowell Co, WV; son of Abner M. and Martha; married on 17 Aug
1898 at Ab Lester's; Rinda Mitchem; age 18 born in McDowell Co, WV; single; daughter of Lewis and Louisa.
4. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Sandy River District, page 253A, Family #247.
Listed as John Lester, age 26, born in Jan 1874 in WV, head of household.
5. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Paynesville; taken on 5 Feb 1920; Page 227B;
Family #245/247.
Listed as John W. Lester; age 47; born in WV; married farmer; head of household.
6. "McDowell County WV Cemeteries", Vance Cemetery, Paynesville, McDowell Co, WV.
John W. Lester; born on 9 Feb 1867; died on 29 Jun 1928; "Struck by train at Iaeger, WV, son of Abner
and Martha Webb Lester"; buried here.


Marinda Elizabeth "Rinda" Mitchem

1. 1880 Census, McDowell Co, WV, compiled by William A. Marsh, Vol 9, page 790.
Sandy River Township, page 003.
Listed as Rinda Mitchem, age 4 months, in household of father, Lewis Mitchem.
Twin of John Mitchem.
2. "Heritage of McDowell Co, WV...", Abner Hulen & Martha Webb Lester article,
page 187.
John W. Lester, born on 9 Feb 1867, killed on 29 Jun 1928 at Iager, WV by
train. Second wife was Marinda Elizabeth Mitchem, daughter of Lewis and
Louisa Vance Mitchem.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1898); Page 150; WV Archives Web Site.
John H. Lester; age 25; born and living in McDowell Co, WV; son of Abner M. and Martha; married on 17 Aug
1898 at Ab Lester's; Rinda Mitchem; age 18 born in McDowell Co, WV; single; daughter of Lewis and Louisa.
4. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Sandy River District, page 253A, Family #247.
Listed as Marinda Lester, age 22, born in Aug 1877 in WV, in household
of husband, John Lester.
5. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Paynesville; taken on 5 Feb 1920; Page 227B;
Family #245/247.
Listed as Rinda Lester; age 40; born in WV; married; in household of husband, John Lester.
6. "McDowell County WV Cemeteries", Vance Cemetery, Paynesville, McDowell Co, WV.
Marinda Mitchem; born on 2 Feb 1876 (Conflicts with 1900 Census birth year); died on 30 Apr 1963;
"daughter of Lewis and Liza Mitchem, wife of john W. Lester"; buried here.


Kizzie Lester

1. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Paynesville; taken on 5 Feb 1920; Page 227B;
Family #245/247.
Listed as Kizzie Lester; age 12; born in WV; in household of father, John Lester.


Martha Jane Lester

1. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Paynesville; taken on 5 Feb 1920; Page 227B;
Family #245/247.
Listed as Martha J. Lester; age 10; born in WV; in household of father, John Lester.
2. "McDowell County WV Cemeteries", Vance Cemetery, Paynesville, McDowell Co, WV.
Martha Jane Lester; no dates; "Daughter of John and Marinda Mitchem Lester"; buried here.


Louisa Lester

1. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Paynesville; taken on 5 Feb 1920; Page 227B;
Family #245/247.
Listed as Louisa Lester; age 8; born in WV; in household of father, John Lester.


William H. Lester

1. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Paynesville; taken on 5 Feb 1920; Page 227B;
Family #245/247.
Listed as William H. Lester; age 4; born in WV; in household of father, John Lester.


Ira Lester

1. "McDowell County WV Cemeteries", Vance Cemetery, Paynesville, McDowell Co, WV.
Ira Lester; no dates; "Son of John and Marinda Mitchem Lester"; buried here.


Floyd Lester

1. "Heritage of McDowell Co, WV...", Abner Hulen & Martha Webb Lester article,
page 187.
Floyd Lester, born in June 1873, married on 10 Oct 1896 Charlotte Harman,
daughter of William and Surilda Hatch Harman.
2. 1880 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Complied by William A. Marsh, page 786.
Big Creek District, page 011.
Listed as Floyd Lester, age 6, in household of father, Abner Lester.
3. "Marriage Records of McDowell Co, WV", page 72.
Floyd Lester, age 23, married on 10 Oct 1896 Charlotte Hannon (sic Harman),
age 30.
3. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Sandy River District, page 247B, Family #156.
Listed as Floyd Lester, age 28, born in Jun 1873 in WV, head of household.
4. Ancestry.com Web Site, Charlotte Harmon search, 2 Apr 2001, submitted by
g_a_l@hotmail.com
Charlotte Harmon married Floyd Lester.
5. "Pedigree Resource File", LDS CD #5, submitted 15 Sep 1999 by Glenn Allen,
21211 Cupar Lane, Huntington Beach, CA 92646
Charlotte Harmon married first Witten Keene (in 1900 3 of their children were
living in WA with their father); married second Floyd Lester on 10 Oct 1896
in McDowell Co, WV; children were: William M., Alvin, Abner H., Paris, Eva
and McKinley Lester.
Floyd Lester was born in Pineville, Wyoming Co, WV.
6. "McDowell County WV Cemeteries", Vance Cemetery, Paynesville, McDowell Co, WV.
Floyd Lester; no dates; "Son of Abner and Martha Webb Lester, husband of Lottie Harman Lester"; buried here.


Charlotte Harman

1. 1880 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Complied by William A. March, page 799.
Sandy River District, page 005.
Listed as Charlotte Harman, age 18, born in VA, in household of James P.
Rowe, a step-daughter.
Because of the age of Catherine and her husband, James Rowe, Charlotte could
not be either of their child by a previous marriage. Charlotte may be a
sister of Catherine's.
2. "Marriage Records of McDowell Co, WV", page 22.
Marriage Record, Book 1, 1865-1896, page 113.
William Whitten Keen, age 18, born in Tazewell Co, VA, son of Nancy
Keen, married on 5 Nov 1884 Charlotte Harman, age 20, born in Tazewell Co,
VA, daughter of William and Marinda Harman.
3. "Heritage of McDowell Co, WV...", Abner Hulen & Martha Webb Lester article,
page 187.
Floyd Lester, born in June 1873, married on 10 Oct 1896 Charlotte Harman,
daughter of William and Surilda (sic Marinda) Hatch Harman.
4. "Marriage Records of McDowell Co, WV", page 72.
Floyd Lester, age 23, married on 10 Oct 1896 Charlotte Hannon (sic Harman),
age 30.
5. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Sandy River District, page 247B, Family #156.
Listed as Lottie Lester, age 29 (sic abt 34), born in Dec 1880 (sic) in VA,
in household of husband, Floyd Lester.
This could be Charlotte Harman RIN 16986. Yes, believe strongly she is.
6. Ancestry.com Web Site, Charlotte Harmon search, 2 Apr 2001, submitted by
g_a_l@hotmail.com
Charlotte Harmon married Floyd Lester.
7. "Pedigree Resource File", LDS CD #5, submitted 15 Sep 1999 by Glenn Allen,
21211 Cupar Lane, Huntington Beach, CA 92646
Charlotte Harmon married first Witten Keene (in 1900 3 of their children were
living in WA with their father); married second Floyd Lester on 10 Oct 1896
in McDowell Co, WV; children were: William M., Alvin, Abner H., Paris, Eva
and McKinley Lester.
8. 1870 Census, Tazewell Co, VA; Jeffersonville Township; taken on 7 Jul 1870;
Page 375B, Family #301.
Listed as Charlotte Harman, age 8, born in VA, in household of uncle, Daniel
H. Harman, with mother, Darinda Hatch Harman.


William M. Lester

1. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Sandy River District, page 247B, Family #156.
Listed as William M. Lester, age 3, born in Dec 1896 in WV, in household of
father?, Floyd Lester. He could be a son of Charlotte's by previous
marriage. Floyd and Charlotte were only married on 10 Oct 1896.


Abner H. Lester

1. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Sandy River District, page 247B, Family #156.
Listed as Abner H. Lester, age 1, born in Oct 1898 in WV, in household of
father, Floyd Lester.


Alvin Lester

1. "Pedigree Resource File", LDS CD #5, submitted 15 Sep 1999 by Glenn Allen,
21211 Cupar Lane, Huntington Beach, CA 92646
Charlotte Harmon married first Witten Keene (in 1900 3 of their children were
living in WA with their father); married second Floyd Lester on 10 Oct 1896
in McDowell Co, WV; children were: William M., Alvin, Abner H., Paris, Eva
and McKinley Lester.
Alvin Lester was born on 11 Oct 1896 in McDowell Co, WV (He is not listed
in his father's houshold in the 1900 Census); died 24 Oct 1977; buried in
Perry/Vance Cemetery, McDowell Co, WV; married first, Patty Horn, children:
Noah, Elsie and Ocie; married second, Elvira Mullins, no children; married
third, Linne Mae Collins, children: Juanita and Glenna Sue Lester.


Paris Lester

1. "Pedigree Resource File", LDS CD #5, submitted 15 Sep 1999 by Glenn Allen,
21211 Cupar Lane, Huntington Beach, CA 92646
Charlotte Harmon married first Witten Keene (in 1900 3 of their children were
living in WA with their father); married second Floyd Lester on 10 Oct 1896
in McDowell Co, WV; children were: William M., Alvin, Abner H., Paris, Eva
and McKinley Lester.
Paris Lester married Cosby Vance.


Eva Lester

1. "Pedigree Resource File", LDS CD #5, submitted 15 Sep 1999 by Glenn Allen,
21211 Cupar Lane, Huntington Beach, CA 92646
Charlotte Harmon married first Witten Keene (in 1900 3 of their children were
living in WA with their father); married second Floyd Lester on 10 Oct 1896
in McDowell Co, WV; children were: William M., Alvin, Abner H., Paris, Eva
and McKinley Lester.
Eva Lester married Thomas Edward Pruitt; children: William McKinley, Daniel
Edward, Arvil, Jack, Anna Marie, Curtis, and Douglas Eugene Pruitt.


McKinley Lester

1. "Pedigree Resource File", LDS CD #5, submitted 15 Sep 1999 by Glenn Allen,
21211 Cupar Lane, Huntington Beach, CA 92646
Charlotte Harmon married first Witten Keene (in 1900 3 of their children were
living in WA with their father); married second Floyd Lester on 10 Oct 1896
in McDowell Co, WV; children were: William M., Alvin, Abner H., Paris, Eva
and McKinley Lester.


Reuben Harrison Rowe

1. "Marriage Records of McDowell Co, WV", page 15.
Rubin H. Rowe, age 21, born in Pike Co, KY, son of Jacob and Tabitha
Rowe, married on 19 Apr 1880 Nancy H. Muncey, age 17, born in McDowell Co,
WV, daughter of Archibald and Sidney Muncey.
Reuben could be the son of Jacob Rowe, RIN 14835.
2. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Sandy River District, page 246A, Family #129.
Listed as Reuben H. Rowe, age 44, born in Mar 1860, in WV?, head of
household.
3. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Bradshaw; taken on 20/21 Apr 1910; Page 67A;
Family #39.
Listed as Reuben H. Rowe; age 49; born in KY; married once for 29 yrs; farmer; head of household.
4. "The Heritage of McDowell Co, WV 1858-1999", Vol II, page 234, Jacob H. and
Tabitha Rowe article, submitted by Heather Rowe and Geneva Steele, H.C. 61,
Box 37-B, Paynesville, WV 24873, e-mail gsteele@dvdol.com
Reuben Harrison Rowe, born on 2 Mar 1860, married Nancy Harriet Muncey on 19
Apr 1880 in McDowell Co, WV.
5. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Sandy River District, Three Fork Road, taken on 4 Apr 1930,
Page 243A, Family #38.
Listed as Ruben H. Rowe, age 70, born in KY, married at 21, farmer, head of household.


Nancy Harriett Muncy

1. 1870 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Sandy River District, page 19, Family #119.
Listed as Nancy H. Muncey, age 8, in household of father, Archibald
Muncey.
2. "Marriage Records of McDowell Co, WV", page 15.
Rubin H. Rowe, age 21, born in Pike Co, KY, son of Jacob and Tabitha
Rowe, married on 19 Apr 1880 Nancy H. Muncey, age 17, born in McDowell Co,
WV, daughter of Archibald and Sidney Muncey.
3. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Sandy River District, page 246A, Family #129.
Listed as Nancy H. Rowe, age 38, born in Jun 1861, in WV, in household of
husband, Reuben H. Rowe.
4. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Bradshaw; taken on 20/21 Apr 1910; Page 67A;
Family #39.
Listed as Nancy H. Rowe; age 47; born in KY; married once for 29 yrs; 6 children, 4 living; in
household of husband, Reuben H. Rowe.
5. Ancestry.com Web Site, 27 Feb 2000, Moses Hagerman search.
Nancy's middle name was Harriett.
6. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Sandy River District, Three Fork Road, taken on 4 Apr 1930,
Page 243A, Family #38.
Listed as Nancy H. Rowe, age 68, born in KY, married at 18,in household of husband, Reuben H.
Rowe.


Jacob H. Rowe

1. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Sandy River District, page 246A, Family #129.
Listed as Jacob H. Rowe, age 6, born in Sep 1893, in WV, in household of
father, Reuben H. Rowe.
2. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Bradshaw; taken on 20/21 Apr 1910; Page 67A;
Family #39.
Listed as Jacob H. Rowe; age 16; born in WV; in household of father, Reuben H. Rowe.


William P. F. Rowe

1. "Marriage Records of McDowell Co, WV", page 20.
Marriage Record, Book 1, 1865-1896, page 112.
William Rowe, age 18, born in Pike Co, KY, son of Jacob and Tabitha
Rowe, married on 19 Nov 1883 Jane Muncey, age 18, born in McDowell Co, WV,
daughter of Archibald and Sidney Muncey.
2. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Sandy River District, page 246B, Family #133.
Listed as William Rowe, age 34, born in Jun 1865, in KY, in household of
father-in-law, Archibald Muncey.
3. "The Heritage of McDowell Co, WV 1858-1999", Vol II, page 234, Jacob H. and
Tabitha Rowe article, submitted by Heather Rowe and Geneva Steele, H.C. 61,
Box 37-B, Paynesville, WV 24873, e-mail gsteele@dvdol.com
William Rowe, born in Jun 1865, married Jane Muncey, daughter of Archibald
and Sidney Muncey, on 19 Jan 1869.


Ara Jane Muncy

1. 1870 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Sandy River District, page 19, Family #119.
Listed as Arajane Muncey, age 4, in household of father, Archibald
Muncey.
2. 1880 Census, McDowell Co, WV, compiled by William A. Marsh, Vol 9, page 792.
Sandy River Township, page 005.
Listed as Jane Muncey, age 14, in household of father, Archibald Muncey.
3. "Marriage Records of McDowell Co, WV", page 20.
Marriage Record, Book 1, 1865-1896, page 112.
William Rowe, age 18, born in Pike Co, KY, son of Jacob and Tabitha
Rowe, married on 19 Nov 1883 Jane Muncey, age 18, born in McDowell Co, WV,
daughter of Archibald and Sidney Muncey.
4. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Sandy River District, page 246A, Family #133.
Listed as Jane Rowe, age 34, born in May 1866, in WV, in household of
father, Archibald Muncey.


Ara B. Rowe

1. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Sandy River District, page 246B, Family #133.
Listed as Area B. Rowe, age 15, born in Nov 1884, in WV, in household of
grandfather, Archibald Muncey, with parents William and Ara Jane Muncey
Rowe.


Laura Rowe

1. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Sandy River District, page 246B, Family #133.
Listed as Laura Rowe, age 2, born in May 1900, in WV, in household of
grandfather, Archibald Muncey, with parents William and Ara Jane Muncey Rowe.


Elexcis Musick Evans

1. 1870 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Sandy River District, page 19, Family #122.
Listed as Levious Evins, age 10, in household of father, Hammon Evans.
2. 1880 Census, McDowell Co, WV, compiled by William A. Marsh, Vol 9, page 776.
Sandy River Township, page 003.
Listed as Elexious Evins, age 19, in household of father, Hammon William
Evans.
2. "The Heritage of McDowell Co, WV...", McDowell Co Historical Society, 1995
John B. Evans, Sr. Article, page 143.
Electious Evans married first Elizabeth Puckett (b 3 Jul 1864, d 4 Dec
1887); second Elizabeth Kennedy
3. "Marriage Records of McDowell Co, WV", page 22.
Marriage Record, Book 1, 1865-1896, page 114.
Elexious Evins, age 21, born in McDowell Co, WV, son of H.W. and Feba
Evans, married on 12 Jan 1885 Elizabeth Puckett, age 20, born in Floyd Co,
KY, daughter of Malkia and Sallie Puckett.
4. "Welch And Its People", Marino, Elder E. Evans Article, page 18.
Married Elizabeth Puckett of Bradshaw in 1884. They had seven children:
Mrs. C.W. Chatfield, of Ohio; H.W., of Lex; Mack, of Tennessee; Mrs. W.M.
Brammer; Mrs. I.C. Turner, and D.D. and J.B. both of Lex, WV.
Elizabeth Puckett died in 1897. Evans married second Elizabeth Bartley of
Bartley, daughter of Stone and Allie Keen (Kern?) Blankenship.
5. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage records; Vol #__(1898); Page 10; WV Archives Web Site.
Elexis M. Evans; age 34; born in Tazewell Co, VA; living at Bradshaw, WV; son of Hammond and Pheobe;
married on 16 Jan 1898 at Mathis Blankenship's; Sarah Elizabeth Blankenship; age 20; born in McDowell
Co, WV; daughter of Mathias and Mary L.
6. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Sandy River District, page 247A, Family #144.
Listed as Election Evans, age 37, born in Aug 1863 in VA, head of household.
7. "Southwest Virginia Kin", Vol 1, 1977, by Ethel Evans Albert; page 20.
Elexcis Evans, son of Hammon William and Pheobe Kelley Evans; born on
15 Aug 1861 in McDowell Co, WV; married first, Elizabeth Puckett; second,
Sarah Blankenship.
8. "Southwest Virginia Kin", Vol 1, 1977, by Ethel Evans Albert; page 55.
Elexcis Musick Evans; born on 15 Aug 1861 in McDowell Co, WV; died on 20 Mar
1941 at Welch, Mcdowell Co, WV; buried in Evans Cemetery, Lewis Creek,
Russell Co, VA.
9. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Sandy River District, taken on 4 May 1910, Page 91A, Family #213.
Listed as Electus M. Evans, age 47, born in VA, married twice, last time for 12 yrs, farmer, head of
household.


Elizabeth Puckett

1. 1870 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Sandy River District, page 18, Family #110.
Listed as Elizabeth Puckett, age 6, in household of father, Malachi
Puckett.
2. 1880 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Complied by William A. March, page 795.
Sandy River District, page 004.
Listed as Elizabeth Puckett, age 15, in household of father, Malachi
Puckett.
3. "The Heritage of McDowell Co, WV...", McDowell Co Historical Society, 1995
John B. Evans, Sr. Article, page 143.
Electious Evans married first Elizabeth Puckett (b 3 Jul 1864, d 4 Dec
1887); second Elizabeth Kennedy
4. "Marriage Records of McDowell Co, WV", page 22.
Marriage Record, Book 1, 1865-1896, page 114.
Elexious Evins, age 21, born in McDowell Co, WV, son of H.W. and Feba
Evans, married on 12 Jan 1885 Elizabeth Puckett, age 20, born in Floyd Co,
KY, daughter of Malachi and Sallie Puckett.
5. "Southwest Virginia Kin", Vol 1, 1977, by Ethel Evans Albert; page 55.
Elizabeth Puckett Evans; born on 3 Jul 1864; died on 4 Dec 1897; buried in
Evans Cemetery, Bradshaw, WV; daughter of Mack Puckett.


Hamilton Evans

1. "The Heritage of McDowell Co, WV...", McDowell Co Historical Society, 1995
John B. Evans, Sr. Article, page 143.
John Bunyon Evans (b 29 Oct 1886, d 18 Nov 1959) was son of Elexious and
Elizabeth Puckett Evans. He married Clarice Myers.
John's siblings were: Davis, Hammond, Mack, Sally Ruth (married
_____Brammer), Phoebie (married ______Turner), and Tilda (married _______
Kennedy).
2. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Sandy River District, page 247A, Family #144.
Listed as Hammon Evans, age 13, born in May 1887 in WV, in household of
father, Elexious Evans.
3. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Sandy River District, taken on 4 May 1910, Page 91A, Family #213.
Listed as Hamilton Evans, age 24, born in WV, in household of father, Elexcis M. Evans.


Malachi "Mack" Evans

1. "The Heritage of McDowell Co, WV...", McDowell Co Historical Society, 1995
John B. Evans, Sr. Article, page 143.
John Bunyon Evans (b 29 Oct 1886, d 18 Nov 1959) was son of Elexious and
Elizabeth Puckett Evans. He married Clarice Myers.
John's siblings were: Davis, Hammond, Mack, Sally Ruth (married
_____Brammer), Phoebie (married ______Turner), and Tilda (married _______
Kennedy).
2. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Sandy River District, page 247A, Family #144.
Listed as Malchi Evans, age 11, born in Mar 1889 in WV, in household of
father, Elexious Evans.
3. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Sandy River District, taken on 4 May 1910, Page 91A, Family #213.
Listed as Balchi Evans, age 22, born in WV, in household of father, Elexcis M. Evans.


Pheobe Evans

1. "The Heritage of McDowell Co, WV...", McDowell Co Historical Society, 1995
John B. Evans, Sr. Article, page 143.
John Bunyon Evans (b 29 Oct 1886, d 18 Nov 1959) was son of Elexious and
Elizabeth Puckett Evans. He married Clarice Myers.
John's siblings were: Davis, Hammond, Mack, Sally Ruth (married
_____Brammer), Phoebie (married ______Turner), and Tilda (married _______
Kennedy).
2. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Sandy River District, page 247A, Family #144.
Listed as Pheobe Evans, age 7, born in Feb 1893 in WV, in household of
father, Elexious Evans.
3. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Sandy River District, taken on 4 May 1910, Page 91A, Family #213.
Listed as Pheobe Evans, age 19, born in WV, in household of father, Elexcis M. Evans.


Matilda Evans

1. "The Heritage of McDowell Co, WV...", McDowell Co Historical Society, 1995
John B. Evans, Sr. Article, page 143.
John Bunyon Evans (b 29 Oct 1886, d 18 Nov 1959) was son of Elexious and
Elizabeth Puckett Evans. He married Clarice Myers.
John's siblings were: Davis, Hammond, Mack, Sally Ruth (married
_____Brammer), Phoebie (married ______Turner), and Tilda (married _______
Kennedy).
2. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Sandy River District, page 247A, Family #144.
Listed as Tilda Evans, age 5, born in Jan 1895 in WV, in household of
father, Elexious Evans.
3. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Sandy River District, taken on 4 May 1910, Page 91A, Family #213.
Listed as Matilda Evans, age 17, born in WV, in household of father, Elexcis M. Evans.


Elexcis Musick Evans

1. 1870 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Sandy River District, page 19, Family #122.
Listed as Levious Evins, age 10, in household of father, Hammon Evans.
2. 1880 Census, McDowell Co, WV, compiled by William A. Marsh, Vol 9, page 776.
Sandy River Township, page 003.
Listed as Elexious Evins, age 19, in household of father, Hammon William
Evans.
2. "The Heritage of McDowell Co, WV...", McDowell Co Historical Society, 1995
John B. Evans, Sr. Article, page 143.
Electious Evans married first Elizabeth Puckett (b 3 Jul 1864, d 4 Dec
1887); second Elizabeth Kennedy
3. "Marriage Records of McDowell Co, WV", page 22.
Marriage Record, Book 1, 1865-1896, page 114.
Elexious Evins, age 21, born in McDowell Co, WV, son of H.W. and Feba
Evans, married on 12 Jan 1885 Elizabeth Puckett, age 20, born in Floyd Co,
KY, daughter of Malkia and Sallie Puckett.
4. "Welch And Its People", Marino, Elder E. Evans Article, page 18.
Married Elizabeth Puckett of Bradshaw in 1884. They had seven children:
Mrs. C.W. Chatfield, of Ohio; H.W., of Lex; Mack, of Tennessee; Mrs. W.M.
Brammer; Mrs. I.C. Turner, and D.D. and J.B. both of Lex, WV.
Elizabeth Puckett died in 1897. Evans married second Elizabeth Bartley of
Bartley, daughter of Stone and Allie Keen (Kern?) Blankenship.
5. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage records; Vol #__(1898); Page 10; WV Archives Web Site.
Elexis M. Evans; age 34; born in Tazewell Co, VA; living at Bradshaw, WV; son of Hammond and Pheobe;
married on 16 Jan 1898 at Mathis Blankenship's; Sarah Elizabeth Blankenship; age 20; born in McDowell
Co, WV; daughter of Mathias and Mary L.
6. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Sandy River District, page 247A, Family #144.
Listed as Election Evans, age 37, born in Aug 1863 in VA, head of household.
7. "Southwest Virginia Kin", Vol 1, 1977, by Ethel Evans Albert; page 20.
Elexcis Evans, son of Hammon William and Pheobe Kelley Evans; born on
15 Aug 1861 in McDowell Co, WV; married first, Elizabeth Puckett; second,
Sarah Blankenship.
8. "Southwest Virginia Kin", Vol 1, 1977, by Ethel Evans Albert; page 55.
Elexcis Musick Evans; born on 15 Aug 1861 in McDowell Co, WV; died on 20 Mar
1941 at Welch, Mcdowell Co, WV; buried in Evans Cemetery, Lewis Creek,
Russell Co, VA.
9. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Sandy River District, taken on 4 May 1910, Page 91A, Family #213.
Listed as Electus M. Evans, age 47, born in VA, married twice, last time for 12 yrs, farmer, head of
household.


Sarah Elizabeth Blankenship

1. 1880 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Complied by William A. March, page 765.
Sandy River District, page 004.
Listed as Sarah R. Blankenship, age 1, in household of father, Mathias
Blankenship.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage records; Vol #__(1898); Page 10; WV Archives Web Site.
Elexis M. Evans; age 34; born in Tazewell Co, VA; living at Bradshaw, WV; son of Hammond and Pheobe;
married on 16 Jan 1898 at Mathis Blankenship's; Sarah Elizabeth Blankenship; age 20; born in McDowell
Co, WV; daughter of Mathias and Mary L.
3. "The Heritage of McDowell Co, WV...", McDowell Co Historical Society, 1995
John B. Evans, Sr. Article, page 143.
Electious Evans married first Elizabeth Puckett (b 3 Jul 1864, d 4 Dec
1887); second Elizabeth Kennedy (sic?).
4. "Welch And Its People", Marino, Elder E. Evans Article, page 18.
Married Elizabeth Puckett of Bradshaw in 1884. They had seven children:
Mrs. C.W. Chatfield, of Ohio; H.W., of Lex; Mack, of Tennessee; Mrs. W.M.
Brammer; Mrs. I.C. Turner, and D.D. and J.B. both of Lex, WV.
Elizabeth Puckett died in 1897. Evans married second Elizabeth Bartley of
Bartley, daughter of Stone and Allie Keen (Kern?) Blankenship (sic?).
5. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Sandy River District, page 247A, Family #144.
Listed as Elizabeth Evans, age 23, born in Apr 1877 in WV, in household of
husband, Elexious Evans.
6. "Southwest Virginia Kin", Vol 1, 1977, by Ethel Evans Albert; page 55.
Sarah Elizabeth Blankenship Evans; born on 11 Oct 1878 in McDowell Co, WV;
died on 8 Jan 1942 in Russell Co, VA; buried in Evans Cemetery, Lewis Creek,
Russell Co, VA; daughter of Mathias B. and Louise Deskins Blankenship.
7. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Sandy River District, taken on 4 May 1910, Page 91A, Family #213.
Listed as Elizabeth Evans, age 32, born in WV, married once for 12 yrs, 6 children, 5 living, in
household of husband, Elexcis M. Evans.


Mathias Evans

1. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Sandy River District, page 247A, Family #144.
Listed as Mathias Evans, age 1, born in Jun 1899 in WV, in household of
father, Elexious Evans.
2. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Sandy River District, taken on 4 May 1910, Page 91A, Family #213.
Listed as Mathias Evans, age 10, born in WV, in household of father, Elexcis M. Evans.


McKinley Evans

1. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Sandy River District, taken on 4 May 1910, Page 91A, Family #213.
Listed as McKinley Evans, age 8, born in WV, in household of father, Elexcis M. Evans.


Nannie Evans

1. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Sandy River District, taken on 4 May 1910, Page 91A, Family #213.
Listed as Nanie Evans, age 6, born in WV, in household of father, Elexcis M. Evans.


Alexander Evans

1. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Sandy River District, taken on 4 May 1910, Page 91A, Family #213.
Listed as Alexander Evans, age 4, born in WV, in household of father, Elexcis M. Evans.


Leckie Evans

1. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Sandy River District, taken on 4 May 1910, Page 91A, Family #213.
Listed as Leckie Evans, age 3 months, born in WV, in household of father, Elexcis M. Evans.


Thomas J. Delung

1. 1880 Census, McDowell Co, WV, compiled by William A. Marsh, Vol 9, page 767.
Sandy River Township, page 004.
Listed as Thomas Delung, age 18, born in VA, in household of step-father,
William R. Caldwell.
2. "Marriage Records of McDowell Co, WV", page 22.
Marriage Record, Book 1, 1865-1896, page 114.
Thomas J. Delung, age 22, born in Smythe Co, VA, son of William and Patsy
Delung, married on 27 Jan 1885 Catherine Muncey, age 24, born in McDowell Co,
WV, daughter of Moses and Rachel Muncey.
3. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Sandy River District, page 244A, Family #91
Listed as Thomas Delung, age 42, born in Apr 1858 in VA, head of household.
Census states no children have been born to this family.


Catherine Muncy

1. 1870 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Sandy River District, page 20, Family #125
Listed as Katherine Muncey, age 10, in household of father, Moses Muncey.
2. 1880 Census, McDowell Co, WV, compiled by William A. Marsh, Vol 9, page 792.
Sandy River Township, page 006.
Listed as Catherine Muncey, age 18, in household of father, Moses Muncey.
3. "Marriage Records of McDowell Co, WV", page 22.
Marriage Record, Book 1, 1865-1896, page 114.
Thomas J. Delong, age 22, born in Smythe Co, VA, son of William and Patsy
Delong, married on 27 Jan 1885 Catherine Muncey, age 24, born in McDowell Co,
WV, daughter of Moses and Rachel Muncey.
4. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Sandy River District, page 244A, Family #91
Listed as Catherine Delung, age 36, born in Apr 1864 in VA, in household of
husband, Thomas Delung. Census states no children have been born to this
family.