McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV; Families and Individuals

Notes


Joseph Brooks Bailey

1. 1850 Census, Wyoming Co, VA, Family 97.
2. "Wyoming County Heritage", WGS, Page 13.
3. "Reference Book of Wyoming County History", Mary K. Bowman, page 360.
Went to Missouri.
4. Wyoming Co Marriages, 1854-1910, Turner, page 15. Married S.S. Dowd age 21,
born in Greenbrier Co, WV, daughter of Mark and Rebecca Dowd, on 30 Dec 1857.
5. "Marriage Records of Wyoming...", Vol 1, Haga, page 6.
Married S.S. Dowd, sister of Virginia Dowd who married Miles H. Bailey.
Virginia and S.S. were daughters of Mark and Rebecca Dowd.
6. Ancestry.com Web Site, Theodore Bailey search, 29 Oct 2002, submitted by
Walter M. Bailey, baileywm@pa.net.
Joseph Brooks bailey; born on 8 Feb 1834 in Logan Co, WV; died abt 1913 in
MO; married Sally S. Dowd.


Sally S. Dowd

1. "Wyoming County Heritage", WGS, Page 13.
2. "Reference Book of Wyoming County History", Mary K. Bowman, page 360.
Went to Missouri.
3. Wyoming Co Marriages, 1854-1910, Turner, page 15. Joseph married S.S. Dowd
age 21 born in Greenbrier Co, WV, daughter of Mark and Rebecca Dowd, on 30
Dec 1857.
4. "Marriage Records of Wyoming...", Vol 1, Haga, page 6.
Sister of Virginia Dowd who married Miles H. Bailey. Virginia and S.S. were
daughters of Mark and Rebecca Dowd.
5. Ancestry.com Web Site, Theodore Bailey search, 29 Oct 2002, submitted by
Walter M. Bailey, baileywm@pa.net.
Joseph Brooks bailey; born on 8 Feb 1834 in Logan Co, WV; died abt 1913 in
MO; married Sally S. Dowd.


Miles H. Bailey

1. 1850 Census, Wyoming Co, VA, Family 97.
2. "Wyoming County Heritage", WGS, Page 13.
3. "Reference Book of Wyoming County History", Mary K. Bowman, page 360.
Went to Missouri.
4. 1860 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
5. "Marriage Records of Wyoming...", Vol 1, Haga, page 6.
Married Virginia Dowd, sister of S.S. Dowd who married Joseph P. Bailey.
Virginia and S.S. were daughters of Mark and Rebecca Dowd.


Virginia Dowd

1. "Marriage Records of Wyoming...", Vol 1, Haga, page 6.
Sister of S.S. Dowd who married Joseph P. Bailey. Virginia and S.S. were
daughters of Mark and Rebecca Dowd.


Theodore Freeling Bailey

1. 1850 Census, Wyoming Co, VA, Family 97.
2. "Wyoming County Heritage", WGS, Page 13.
Confederate soldier.
3. "Reference Book of Wyoming County History", Mary K. Bowman, page 360.
Married Martha Justice. He died on 24 Apr 1926.
Second Lieutenant in 22nd Virginia Infantry.
4. 1860 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
Household of father, James Bailey.
5. 1870 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Clear Fork Township, at Sunhill P.O.
Family #76, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
Listed as head of household.
6. 1880 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, compiled by William A. Marsh, Vol 4, page 691.
Clear Fork Township, page 011.
Listed as head of household, age 40, as a farmer.
7. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
Baileysville District, Family #37.
Listed as Theodore Bailey, age 60, as head of household.
8. "Births of Wyoming Co, WV...", Haga, 1873.
Alexander Bailey was born on 12 Oct 1873 to James S. and Elizabeth Bailey.
Reported by T.F. Bailey, uncle.
9. Wyoming Co, WV Web Site, Cemeteries, Barker's Ridge, Milam.
http://members.aol.com/jlcooke2/cemetery.htm
T. F. Bailey; born in 1841; died in 1925; buried in
Beaver Cemetery, Baileysville, Wyoming Co, WV.
10. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Baileysvelle District, taken on 22 Apr 1910;
Page 188A, Family #87.
Listed as Theodore F. Bailey, age 70, born in VA, married 49 yrs, hotel
propriator, head of household.
11. Ancestry.com Web Site, Theodore Bailey search, 29 Oct 2002, submitted by
Walter M. Bailey, baileywm@pa.net.
Theodore F. Bailey; born on 16 Aug 1839 at Baileysville, WV; died on 24 Apr
1926 at Baileysville, WV.


Martha F. Justice

1. "Reference Book of Wyoming County History", Mary K. Bowman, page 361.
Theodore F. Bailey married Martha Justice of Logan Co, WV.
She died in 1920.
2. 1870 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Clear Fork Township, at Sunhill P.O.
Family #76, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
Listed in household of husband, Theodore Bailey.
3. 1880 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, compiled by William A. Marsh, Vol 4, page 691.
Clear Fork Township, page 011.
Listed in household of husband, age 34, as keeping house.
4. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
Baileysville District, Family #37.
Listed as Martha F. Bailey, age 54, in household of husband, Theodore
Bailey.
5. 1850 Census, Logan Co, WV, taken 24 Aug 1850, page 140, Family #293
Listed as Martha F. Justice, age 4, in household of father, James Justice.
6. Wyoming Co, WV Web Site, Cemeteries, Barker's Ridge, Milam.
http://members.aol.com/jlcooke2/cemetery.htm
Martha Bailey was born on 8 Sep 1889 (sic 1845); died on 7 Jun 1920; buried
in Beaver Cemetery, Baileysville, Wyoming Co, WV. There is an error in her
birth. Either this is a transcription error of the head stone is wrong.
Martha had to be born circa 1845.
7. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Baileysvelle District, taken on 22 Apr 1910;
Page 188A, Family #87.
Listed as Martha Bailey, age 65, born in WV, married 49 yrs, 7 children, 5
living, in household of husband, Theodore F. Bailey.
8. Ancestry.com Web Site, Theodore Bailey search, 29 Oct 2002, submitted by
Walter M. Bailey, baileywm@pa.net.
Martha F. Justice; born abt 1845 in Logan Co, WV; died at Baileysville, WV in
1920; daughter of James and Virgina Jane Hatfield Justice.


Orie S. Bailey

1. "Births of Wyoming Co, WV...", Haga, 1873.
Orie S. Bailey was born on 9 Nov 1873 to Theordore F. and Martha D. Bailey.
2. Wyoming Co, WV Web Site, Cemeteries, Barker's Ridge, Milam.
http://members.aol.com/jlcooke2/cemetery.htm
Orie S. Bailey was born on 5 Dec 1873 (sic, see Ref 1); died on 20 May 1875;
buried in Beaver Cemetery, Baileysville, Wyoming Co, WV.


Newson Shannon

1. 1850 Census, Wyoming Co, VA; taken on 13 Aug 1850; Page 211B; Image 16 of 38;
Family #99/99.
Listed as Newson Shannon; age 10; born VA; in household of father, Lane F. Shannon.
2. 1860 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
Listed in household with father, Lain Shannon.
4. "Marriage records of Wyoming, Co, WV...", Vol 1, Haga, page 72.
Newsom Shannon on 10 May 1861, son of Lane and Mattie Shannon, married
Mattie Bailey, daughter of James and Delilah Bailey.
5. "Marriage records of Wyoming, Co, WV...", Vol 1, Haga, page 25.
Newson must have died (in Civil War?) because Martha "Mattie" Shannon
a widow, married second Isaac E. Cooke on 27 sep 1866.


Martha "Mattie" Bailey

1. 1850 Census, Wyoming Co, VA, Family 97.
2. "Wyoming County Heritage", WGS, Page 13.
3. 1860 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
Household of father, James Bailey.
4. "Marriage records of Wyoming, Co, WV...", Vol 1, Haga, page 72.
Married first Newsom Shannon on 10 May 1861, son of Lane and Mattie Shannon.
5. "Marriage records of Wyoming, Co, WV...", Vol 1, Haga, page 25.
Widow, married second Isaac E. Cooke on 27 sep 1866.
6. 1870 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Clear Fork Dist, at Sunhill PO, Family 55.
7. "Marriage Records of Wyoming Co, WV, 1854-1910", Ronald Ray Turner, 1991,
page 74. Married Martha Shannon, widow, age 24, born Logan Co, WV, daughter
of James and Debra(sic Delilah) (________) Shannon, on 27 Sep 1877.
Their last name, Shannon, is incorrect. It is Bailey. Mattie Bailey first
married Newsom Shannon, on 10 May 1861.
8. 1880 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Complied by William A. March, Vol 4, page 706.
Clear Fork Township, page 001.
Listed as Martha Cooke, age 38, in household of husband, I. Ed Cooke.
9. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
Baileysville District, Family #95.
Listed as Mattie Cooke, age 56, in household of husband, I.E. Cooke.
10. Wyoming Co, WV Web Site, Cemeteries
http://members.aol.com/jlcooke2/cemetery.htm
MattiesCook; born on 25 Sep 1842; died on 21 Jun 1900; buried in
Shannon Cemetery, Baileysville, Wyoming Co, WV.


John T. Acord

1. 1860 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
Listed in household of mother, Nancy Acord.
2. "Marriage Records of Wyoming...", Vol 1, Haga, page 2.
Son of Robert and Nancy(_______) Acord. Married Margaret Bailey.
3. 1850 Census, Raleigh Co, WV, by Haga.
Listed in houshold of father, Robert Acord.
4. "Reference Book of Wyoming County History", Mary K. Bowman, page 407.
John Accord, son of Robert and Nancy Gore Accord, married Margaret Bailey.
5. "Reference Book of Wyoming County History", Mary K. Bowman, page 408.
6. 1850 Census, Raleigh Co, WV, Family #208, page 15.
Listed as John Acord, age 7, in household of father, Robert Acord.
7. Ancestry.com Web Site, Theodore Bailey search, 29 Oct 2002, submitted by
Walter M. Bailey, baileywm@pa.net.
John T. Acord; born on 6 Dec 1842 in Fayette Co, WV; died on 2 Apr 1908
in Houston, Harris Co,TX; buried in Glenwood Cemetery in Houston; went to
Bates Co, MO soon after marriage and then on to TX in 1898.


Margaret Elizabeth "Maggie" Bailey

1. 1850 Census, Wyoming Co, VA, Family 97.
2. "Wyoming County Heritage", WGS, Page 13.
3. 1860 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
Household of father, James Bailey.
4. "Marriage Records of Wyoming...", Vol 1, Haga, page 2.
Married John Acord Son of Robert and Nancy(_______) Acord.
5. Ancestry.com Web Site, Theodore Bailey search, 29 Oct 2002, submitted by
Walter M. Bailey, baileywm@pa.net.
Margaret Elizabeth "Maggie" Bailey; born on 11 Sep 1843; died on 6 Dec 1932
in Houston, Harris Co,TX; buried in Glenwood Cemetery in Houston.


Larkin Justice

1. 1850 Census, Logan Co, WV, taken 24 Aug 1850, page 140, Family #293
Listed as Larkin Justice, age 10, in household of father, James Justice.
2. 1870 Census, Logan Co, WV, Logan Township, page 520A, Family #21.
Listed as Larkin Justice, age 30, head of household, a merchant.
3. "Marriage Records, Wyoming Co, WV...", Vol 1, Haga, page 46.
Larkin Justice, age 29, born in Logan Co, WV, son of James and Virginia
Justice, married on 23 Jun 1869 Catherine Bailey, age 22, born in Wyoming Co,
WV, daughter of James and Delilah Bailey.


Catherine Bailey

1. 1850 Census, Wyoming Co, VA, Family 97.
2. "Wyoming County Heritage", WGS, Page 13.
3. 1860 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
Household of father, James Bailey.
4. "Marriage Records, Wyoming Co, WV...", Vol 1, Haga, page 46.
Larkin Justice, age 29, born in Logan Co, WV, son of James and Virginia
Justice, married on 23 Jun 1869 Catherine Bailey, age 22, born in Wyoming Co,
WV, daughter of James and Delilah Bailey.


James S. Bailey

1. 1850 Census, Wyoming Co, VA, Family 97.
2. "Wyoming County Heritage", WGS, Page 13.
Confederate soldier.
3. 1860 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
Household of father, James Bailey.
4. 1870 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Clear Fork Dist, at Sunhill PO, Family 75.
5. 1880 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, compiled by William A. Marsh, Vol 4, page 690.
Clear Fork Township, page 001.
Listed as head of household, age 30, as a farmer.
6. "Marriage Records of Wyoming Co, WV...", Vol 3, No 177, Haga, page 80.
Elijah Eugene Stone, age 33, born in Logan Co, WV, married on 17 Jan 1889
Lillibell Bailey, age 17 at James Bailey's.
7. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
Baileysville District, Family #35.
Listed as James S. Bailey, age 54, as head of household.
James' wife, Elizabeth, age 45, is also listed here.
8. Wyoming Co, WV Web Site, Cemeteries, Barker's Ridge, Milam.
http://members.aol.com/jlcooke2/cemetery.htm
James S. Bailey; born in 1846; died in 1936; buried in Beaver Cemetery,
Baileysville, Wyoming Co, WV.
9. Ancestry.com, James Bailey search, 24 Feb 2002, submitted by Walter M.
Bailey, baileywm@pa.net.
James S. Bailey, III; born on 5 Nov 1844; died 14 Feb 1936; served in Co. G,
22 Inf. Regiment, CSA; son of James and Delilah Gore Bailey; married
Elizabeth Justice, daughter of James and Virginia Jane Hatfield Justice, on
22 Dec 1870.
10. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Baileysvelle District, taken on 21 Apr 1910;
Page 187B, Family #82.
Listed as Jas. S. Bailey, age 64, born in WV, widowed, farmer, head of
household.


Elizabeth Justice

1. "Marriage Records, Wyoming Co, WV...", Vol 6, No 320, Haga, page 2.
Alexander Bailey, age 29, son of James S. and Elizabeth Bailey, married on
20 Aug 1902 Harriett Bullion, age 26, daughter of Rush Mitchell and Mrs.
Arminta Beavers Mitchell Cartwright.
Elizabeth (_________) was Alexander's mother.
2. 1880 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, compiled by William A. Marsh, Vol 4, page 690.
Clear Fork Township, page 001.
Listed as Elizabeth Bailey, age 24, in household of husband, James S.
Bailey.
3. Wyoming Co, WV Web Site, Cemeteries, Barker's Ridge, Milam.
http://members.aol.com/jlcooke2/cemetery.htm
Elizabeth Bailey; born on 16 Sep 1854; died on 24 Oct 1902; buried in Beaver
Cemetery, Baileysville, Wyoming Co, WV.


William Lester

1. 1850 Census, Wyoming Co, VA, Family 98.
2. "Wyoming County Heritage" WGS, William Lester Article, page 134.
William Lester was a Revolutionary War soldier who came to Wyoming Co from
NC. His first wife Dorcus Duncan was a full-blood Cherokee Indian. She is
buried in NC. His second wife was Mary Smyth Blankenship. She is buried in
the upper Hatfield Cemetery at Coal Mountain. William is buried in the old
Lester Cemetery in Hanover, WV.
3. Wyoming Co, WV Web Site, Cemeteries
http://members.aol.com/jlcooke2/cemetery.htm
William Lester; born on 12 Sep 1772; died on 20 Aug 1863;
buried in William Lester Cemetery, Hanover, Wyoming Co, WV.
4. "Tazewell Co (VA) Marriages, 1800 - 1853", Register #1, 1800- 1844, Page 6, transcribed by
Pauline Haga.
William Luster married Polley Blankenship on 18 Dec 1806 in Tazewell Co, VA by Henry Harman.


Dorcas Duncan

1. "Reference Book of Wyoming County History", Mary K. Bowman, page 391.
William Lester, Sr, born in 1772 in NC, married Dorcas Duncan, who died
leaving three small children. Young daughter, Dorcas, drowned while crossing
the New River. Two other children were William, Jr. and Joseph.
Before the 1850 Census William, Sr. married Mary Blankenship, widow of Eli
Blankenship. She lived to be 103.
I do not believe this is accurate. Eli was still alive in the 1850 Census
and wife Mary Smith Blankenship was listed with him.
2. "Wyoming County Heritage" WGS, William Lester Article, page 134.
William Lester was a Revolutionary War soldier who came to Wyoming Co from
NC. His first wife Dorcus Duncan was a full-blood Cherokee Indian. She is
buried in NC. His second wife was Mary Smyth Blankenship. She is buried in
the upper Hatfield Cemetery at Coal Mountain. William is buried in the old
Lester Cemetery in Hanover, WV.


William Lester

1. 1850 Census, Wyoming Co, VA, Family 98.
2. "Wyoming County Heritage" WGS, William Lester Article, page 134.
William Lester was a Revolutionary War soldier who came to Wyoming Co from
NC. His first wife Dorcus Duncan was a full-blood Cherokee Indian. She is
buried in NC. His second wife was Mary Smyth Blankenship. She is buried in
the upper Hatfield Cemetery at Coal Mountain. William is buried in the old
Lester Cemetery in Hanover, WV.
3. Wyoming Co, WV Web Site, Cemeteries
http://members.aol.com/jlcooke2/cemetery.htm
William Lester; born on 12 Sep 1772; died on 20 Aug 1863;
buried in William Lester Cemetery, Hanover, Wyoming Co, WV.
4. "Tazewell Co (VA) Marriages, 1800 - 1853", Register #1, 1800- 1844, Page 6, transcribed by
Pauline Haga.
William Luster married Polley Blankenship on 18 Dec 1806 in Tazewell Co, VA by Henry Harman.


Mary "Polly" Blankenship

1. 1850 Census, Wyoming Co, VA, Family 98.
2. "Reference Book of Wyoming County History", Mary K. Bowman, page 391.
This can not be the widow of Eli Blankenship. Eli was still alive in this
(1850) census and was listed with his wife, Mary.
3. "Deaths of Wyoming..", Haga, 1856.
Death of Polly Lester. This is not Eli Blankenship's wife. His wife, Mary
Smith, is listed with him in the 1850 census while this Mary "Polly" lester
is listed with her husband William Lester.
4. "Wyoming County Heritage" WGS, William Lester Article, page 134.
William Lester was a Revolutionary War soldier who came to Wyoming Co from
NC. His first wife Dorcus Duncan was a full-blood Cherokee Indian. She is
buried in NC. His second wife was Mary Smyth Blankenship. She is buried in
the upper Hatfield Cemetery at Coal Mountain. William is buried in the old
Lester Cemetery in Hanover, WV.
5. "Tazewell Co (VA) Marriages, 1800 - 1853", Register #1, 1800- 1844, Page 6, transcribed by
Pauline Haga.
William Luster married Polley Blankenship on 18 Dec 1806 in Tazewell Co, VA by Henry Harman.


Henry C. Blankenship

1. 1850 Census, Wyoming Co, VA, taken on 13 Aug 1850, page 211B, Family #100.
Listed as Henry Blankenship, age 50, farmer, born in VA, head of household.
2. 1860 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
Listed with son-in-law, Patterson Harvey and daughter Julia.
3. "Marriages of Wyoming...", Haga, Vol 1, page 42.
Daughter, Julia A. Blankenship married Patterson Harvey on 21 Sep 1855.
4. 1870 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Huff Creek Township, Family 12
Listed in household of son, Eli Blankenship.
5. "Reference Book of Wyoming Co", Bowman, page 397.
Henry Blankenship married Sallie Fortner.
Children were: Elizabeth (married Squire Toler), John, Harrison, Eli
(married Nancy Lester), Joe (married Telie Cline), Loraine, Harvey, and
Robert L.
6. 1880 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, compiled by William A. Marsh, Vol 4, page 750.
Clear Fork Township, page 008.
Listed in household of daughter, Elizabeth Blankenship Toler, age 80, as
a retired farmer.
7. "Marriage Index: KY, NC, TN, VA, WV, 1728-1850", CD #229, Family Tree Maker.
Henry Blankenship married on 13 Jun 1817 Sally Fortner in Giles Co, VA.
8. Ancestry.com Web Site, William Blankenship search, 24 Apr 2001, submitted by
bjbrowning@xwv.net
Henry Blankenship, son of Clayborn and Mary (_______) Blankenship was born in
1800 in Pulaski Co, VA; died bef 1884 in Wyoming Co, WV; buried at Palm
Memorial Cemetery in Matheny, WV.
9. Ancestry.com Web Site, Clayborn Blankenship search, 9 Apr 2002, submitted by
James W. Blankenship, jkblank@avci.net.
Henry C. Blankenship; born in 1800 in Pulaski Co, VA; died in Wyoming Co,
WV; married first, Sarah Fortner on 13 Jul 1817 in Giles Co, VA; second,
Elizabeth Green abt 1850.


Elizabeth Green

1. 1850 Census, Wyoming Co, VA, taken on 13 Aug 1850, page 211B, Family #100.
Listed as Elizabeth Blankenship, age 31?, born in NC, in household of
husband, Henry Blankenship.
2. Ancestry.com Web Site, Clayborn Blankenship search, 9 Apr 2002, submitted by
James W. Blankenship, jkblank@avci.net.
Henry C. Blankenship; born in 1800 in Pulaski Co, VA; died in Wyoming Co,
WV; married first, Sarah Fortner on 13 Jul 1817 in Giles Co, VA; second,
Elizabeth Green abt 1850.
3. "Deaths of Wyoming Co, WV", Book 1, page 2.
Lists parents as H. Joshua and Elizabeth Green.
Died of breast cancer. Age 35 yr, 6 mo, 10 days.
Birth date calaulated from death date and age.
4. "Deaths, Wyoming Co, WV...", Haga, Year 1854.
Daughter of Joshua and Elizabeth Green