Selected Families and Individuals

Notes


Delphia Mays

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1952); Page 419; WV Archives Web Site.
Marvin Anderson; age 42; born in Parisburg, VA; widowed; living in Kimball, WV; married on 19 Apr
1952 in Keystone, WV; Delphia Porter; age 36; born in Ferguson, WV; divorced; living at Welch, WV.


Levi Martin Gross

1. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Browns Creek District, page 124B, Family 93
Listed as Levi M. Gross, age 11, in household of father, William Gross.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1913); Page 114; WV Archives Web Site.
Levi Gross; age 24; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; farmer; living at kimball, WV; son of Tom and
____; married on 31 Aug 1913 in McDowell Co, WV; Rebecca Church; age 24; born in McDowell Co,
WV; single; daughter of Albert and Louise.
3. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; Pageton; Mouth of Joes Branch; taken 20/22 Jan
1920; Page 265B; Image15 of 34; Family #180/181.
Listed as Levie Gross; age 32; born in WV; married; laborer for steam railroad; head of household.
4. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; taken 24 Apr 1930; Page 151B; Image 62 of
68; Family #550/692.
Listed as Levi Gross; age 41; born in WV; married at 25; farmer; head of household,
5. Wyoming Co, WV; WW II Draft Registration Card #U-606; 27 Apr 1942; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Levi Gross; age 53; born 28 Aug 1888 in Welch, WV; employed by Joe Woods; living at Mullens, WV;
person who will always know address, Mrs. Lester Gross, wife, Mullens, WV; 6' 0" tall; 160 lbs; brown
eyes; gray hair; light complexion.
6. Wyoming Co, WV; Death Certificate #12868; WV Archives Web Site.
Levi Martin Gross; age 65; born 28 Aug 1888 in WV; laborer; living at Mullens, WV; son of W.T. and
Lilly (Green) Gross; died 19 Jun 1954 in Wyoming General Hospital, Mullens, WV; due to
hypertensive cardio-vascular disease; buried 23 Jun 1953 in Carswell Cemetery; informant, Rachel
Collins.
7. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Levi Martin Gross
Birth Date: 28 Aug 1888
Birth Place: McDowell Cou, West Virginia
Claim Date: 22 Sep 1953
SSN: 235381243
Notes: 22 Sep 1953: Name listed as LEVI MARTIN GROSS"


Rebecca Church

1. 1900 Census, Greenbrier Co, WV, page 9A, Family 149.
Listed as Rebecca Church, age 10, born in Jun 1889, in WV, in household of father, Albert Church.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1913); Page 114; WV Archives Web Site.
Levi Gross; age 24; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; farmer; living at kimball, WV; son of Tom and
____; married on 31 Aug 1913 in McDowell Co, WV; Rebecca Church; age 24; born in McDowell Co,
WV; single; daughter of Albert and Louise.
3. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; Pageton; Mouth of Joes Branch; taken 20/22 Jan
1920; Page 266A; Image16 of 34; Family #180/181.
Listed as Rebeckah Gross; age 32; born in WV; married; in household of husband, Levi M. Gross.
4. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; taken 24 Apr 1930; Page 151B; Image 62 of
68; Family #550/692.
Listed as Rebecca Gross; age 41; born in WV; married at 25; in household of husband, Levi M. Gross.
5. McDowell Co, WV; death Certificate #4977; WV Archives Web Site.
Rebecca Gross; age 46; born in 1887 in Kimball, WV; married; wife of Levi Gross; daughter of Albert
and Lizzie Church; died 3 Apr 1933 at Kimball, WV; due to tubercular meningitis; buried 4 Apr 1933
on Huston Mt; informant, Tyler Arbinett (sp?), Kimball, WV.


Zenith Levi Gross

1. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; Pageton; Mouth of Joes Branch; taken 20/22 Jan
1920; Page 266A; Image16 of 34; Family #180/181.
Listed as Zenis Gross; age 9 mons; born in WV; in household of father, Levi M. Gross.
2. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; taken 24 Apr 1930; Page 151B; Image 62 of
68; Family #550/692.
Listed as Zenus Gross; age 11; born in WV; in household of father, Levi M. Gross.
3. WWII Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Zenith Levi Gross
Race: White
Age: 22
Relationship to Draftee: Self (Head)
Birth Place: Anna Walt, West Virginia, USA
Birth Date: 28 Apr 1918
Residence Place: Big Four, Mcdowell, West Virginia, USA
Registration Date: 16 Oct 1940
Employer: Koppers Coal Co
Weight: 135
Complexion: Light
Eye Color: Brown
Hair Color: Brown
Height: 5 7
Next of Kin: Levi Martin Gross
Household Members:
Name Relationship
Zenith Levi Gross Self (Head)
Levi Martin Gross Father"


Clarence Gross

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; taken 24 Apr 1930; Page 151B; Image 62 of
68; Family #550/692.
Listed as Clarence Gross; age 2 yrs, 10 mons; born in WV; in household of father, Levi M. Gross.
2. England/Blakely Family Tree; posted by Lonnie Bingham; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Clarence Gross
1927–1964
Birth ABT 1927 • West Virginia
Death 13 JUN 1964 • Pike, Ohio, USA"
3. Ohio, Death Records, 1908-1932, 1938-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Clarenc Gross
Birth Date: 1926
Gender: Male
Race: White
Death Date: 13 Jun 1964
Hospital of Death: Home
Death Place: Pike, Ohio, USA
Certificate: 54407
Age at Death: 38
Certifier: Coroner
Autopsy: Yes, not used for certification
County of Injury: Pike
Marital Status: Never Married (Single)"
4. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by Georgia; 29 Mar 2013.
" Clarence Gross
Birth 1926
Death 1964 (aged 37–38)
Burial
Crewe Cemetery
Crewe, Nottoway County, Virginia, USA
Plot Sec A - Plot 264"


Charles Emory Cook

1. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Oceana District, taken on 28 Apr 1910; Page 269B, Family #168.
Listed as Charles E. Cook, age 11; born in WV, in household of father, Alfred B. Cook.
2. Ohio, County Marriage Records, 1774-1993; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Charles Emory Cook
Gender: Male
Age: 18
Birth Date: abt 1903
Marriage Date: 4 Jun 1921
Marriage Place: Meigs, Ohio, USA
Father: Burnette Cook
Mother: Effie Dillon
Spouse: Leah Ruth Workman
Film Number: 002318923"
3. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by Patty Greene; 21 Feb 2008.
" Charles Emory Cook
Birth 1 Nov 1898
Oceana, Wyoming County, West Virginia, USA
Death 3 Sep 1957 (aged 58)
Herndon, Wyoming County, West Virginia, USA
Burial
L.B. Cook Cemetery
Oceana, Wyoming County, West Virginia, USA "

Additional Information Posted:
"Son of Alfred Burnette "Alf" Cook (1876-1943) & Effie M. Dillon (1878-Deceased)

"Brother of Leah M. Cook (1901-Deceased), Thomas Mason Cook (1903-1943), Maggie B. Cook (1909-Deceased) & Vella Cook (B. 1917).

"Charles Cook died at age 58 from heart failure.

"WV PFC CO A 16 INF DIV, WORLD WAR I"


Leah Ruth Workman

1. Ohio, County Marriage Records, 1774-1993; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Leah Ruth Workman
Gender: Female
Age: 18
Birth Date: abt 1903
Marriage Date: 4 Jun 1921
Marriage Place: Meigs, Ohio, USA
Father: H C Workman
Mother: Addie Perry
Spouse: Charles Emory Cook
Film Number: 002318923"


Mack Witten "Buddy" Coleman Sr

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River Districy; taken on 2 Apr 1930; Page 223B;
Family #12/12.
Listed as Mack Coleman; age 6; born in WV; in household of father, Daniel B. Coleman.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1945); Page 217; WV Archives Web Site.
Mack W. Coleman; age 22; born at War, WV; single; living at Jolo, WV; married on 18 Sep 1945 at Jolo, WV;
Helen Breeding; age 17; born in Yukon, WV; single; living at Jolo, WV; with consent of Patsy Breeding, mother
of Helen Breeding.


Helen Juanita Breeden

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1945); Page 217; WV Archives Web Site.
Mack W. Coleman; age 22; born at War, WV; single; living at Jolo, WV; married on 18 Sep 1945 at Jolo, WV;
Helen Breeding; age 17; born in Yukon, WV; single; living at Jolo, WV; with consent of Patsy Breeding, mother
of Helen Breeding.
2. Fanning Funeral Home; Iaeger, WV; Posted Obit.
"Our precious Mommy, Helen Juanita Breeding Coleman, 88, of Jolo, WV, went to be with her Lord and Savior on Wednesday, October 19, 2016, at her home with her children by her bedside.Helen was born October 1, 1928 in Yukon WV. Her parents were Columbus and Patsy Hagerman Breeding. She made her home in Jolo, WV, and Baileyton, TN, all her adult life.Helen was of the Holiness faith and was a member of Key Street Pentecostal Church in Bristol, VA while living in Baileyton. After moving back to Jolo, she was unable to attend church due to her illness. Brother Pete Woods of Jesus Church of Bartley was faithful to visit Helen and minister to her at home. Helen never failed to praise God and witness to her family and friends.Helen is preceded in death by her parents; her husband Mack "Buddy" Coleman in 1991 and her son Mack Coleman, Jr. in 2009 and her daughter Pinkie Totten in 2015. Her sisters Virgie Muncy, Ethel Wilson, Audrey Long, Georgia Screptock, and Cosby Puckett; her brothers John Richard Breeding, Earl Breeding, Muncy Breeding, Chapman Breeding, and Billy Breeding.Helen is survived by her daughters Dianne Wimmer and husband Coy and Cheryl Church and husband Sam of the home; sons Howard Coleman and wife Polly of Piney Flats TN and Willard Ray Coleman and wife Annie of Bulls Gap TN; 18 grandchildren, 19 great-grandchildren and 2 great-great grandchildren. One brother Elden "Brother" Breeding and wife Joyce of Oceana, WV and one sister Bertha Kaylor of Cleveland, OH. Special friends Paul Crigger of Piney Flats, TN and Nancy Addair of Elkhorn WV. She is also survived by many nephews and nieces and a host of friends.The family would like to extend special thanks to Amedisys Hospice Care of Bluefield WV especially Brother Tim Day and Brother Caleb Day, nurses Selena Blevins and Jamie Johnson.Funeral services will be conducted Sunday October 23, 2016 at 12 o'clock in the afternoon at the Jesus Church of Bartley, Bartley, WV with Brother Pete Woods and Brother Thurman Chapman officiating...."
Buriel:
"Coleman/Breeding Cemetery Buckeye Three Forks Jolo, West Virginia 24850"


Matthew Cecil Footo

1. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1999"; 1999; By Geneva Steel, Tom
Hatcher and Sandra Long; "Joseph Footo"; Article; Page 145; submitted by Eulalie Footo, Elkhorn,
WV 24831.
2. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1995"; 1995; Edited by Dr, Thomas C.
Hatcher; Geneva Steele; Sandra Long and Christine Carr McGuire; "George and Anna Palco"; Article;
Page 215; submitted by _____.
3. Turner Family Tree; posted by RuthHTurner; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Matthew Cecil Foote or Footo
Birth 9 MAR 1923 • West Virginia
Death 2 OCT 1979"
4. WWII Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Matthew Cecil Footo
Race: White
Age: 19
Relationship to Draftee: Self (Head)
Birth Date: 9 Mar 1923
Birth Place: Switchback, West Virginia, USA
Residence Place: Switchback, Mcdowell, West Virginia, USA
Registration Date: 30 Jun 1942
Registration Place: Switchback, Mcdowell, West Virginia, USA
Employer: Pocahontas Fuel Co
Weight: 120
Complexion: Light
Eye Color: Brown
Hair Color: Brown
Height: 5 2
Next of Kin: Andrew Footo
Household Members:
Name Relationship
Matthew Cecil Footo Self (Head)"
5. Mercer Co, WV; Marriage Registry; Vol #__(1950); Page 112; Line #11; WV Archives Web Site.
Matthew Cecil Footo; age 27; born and living in Switchback, WV; divorced; married on 11 Nov 1950
in Bluefield WV; Jane Lee Musick; age 20; born and livcing in Bluefield, WV; single.
6. Buchanan Co, VA; Marriage License #74-022358; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Matthew Cecil Footo; age 51; born 9 Mar 1923 in WV; divorced; this is his 2nd marriage; 1 yr college
education; living at Switchback, WV; son of Andrew Thomas and Anna Ludmia (Palco) Footo;
married on 20 Jun 1974 in BuchananCo, VA; Bertha Jean Adkins; age 42; born 1 Nov 1931 in WV;
single; this is her 1st marriage; 4 yrs HS education; living at 827 Gaujot St, Williamson, WV; daughter
of William Marion and Alice lena (West) Adkins.


Bertha Jean Adkins

1. Buchanan Co, VA; Marriage License #74-022358; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Matthew Cecil Footo; age 51; born 9 Mar 1923 in WV; divorced; this is his 2nd marriage; 1 yr college
education; living at Switchback, WV; son of Andrew Thomas and Anna Ludmia (Palco) Footo;
married on 20 Jun 1974 in BuchananCo, VA; Bertha Jean Adkins; age 42; born 1 Nov 1931 in WV;
single; this is her 1st marriage; 4 yrs HS education; living at 827 Gaujot St, Williamson, WV; daughter
of William Marion and Alice lena (West) Adkins.