McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Familie and Individuals

Notes


W. Daniel Brewster

1. 1880 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; taken on 9 Jun 1880; Page 313A; Image 1 of 22;
Family #9/9.
Listed as Daniel Brewster; age 11; born in VA; in household of father, James S. Brewster.
2. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Big Creek Township, taken on 13 Jun 1900,
Family #117.
Listed as Daniel Brewster, age 30, born in May 1870, head of household.
Wife, Ellen, age 25, born May 1875, and children Mary B., age 13, William,
age 11, George, age 8, Leonillas, age 5, and Wallace, age 3, are also listed.
Daniel and Ellen had been married 10 years. Daniel must have married before.
Mary B. and William could not be Ellen's children.
3. "Marriage Records of McDowell Co, WV", page 22.
Marriage Record, Book 1, 1865-1896, page 113.
W. D. Brewster, age 18, born in Tazewell Co, VA, son of James S. and
Fanny Brewster, married on 8 Oct 1884 Ellen Wooldridge, age 16, born in
Tazewell Co, VA, daughter of W.C. and Mary Woolridge.
This can not be the same Daniel and Ellen Brewster. They were too young to
be married in 1884.


Ellen Woolridge

1. 1880 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Complied by William A. Marsh, page 807.
Big Creek District, page 016.
Listed as Ellen Woldrige, age 13, born in VA, in household of father,
William C. Woolridge.
2. "Marriage Records of McDowell Co, WV", page 22.
Marriage Record, Book 1, 1865-1896, page 113.
W. D. Brewster, age 18, born in Tazewell Co, VA, son of James S. and
Fanny Brewster, married on 8 Oct 1884 Ellen Wooldridge, age 16, born in
Tazewell Co, VA, daughter of W.C. and Mary Woolridge.


John Wallace Brewster

1. 1880 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Complied by William A. Marsh, Vol 9, page 766.
Big Creek District, page 021.
Listed as John W. Brewster, age 29, head of household.
2. 1900 Census, Tazewell Co, VA; Maiden Spring District; taken on 8 Jun 1900; Page 178A; Family #94/94.
Listed as J. W. Brewster; age 48; born in VA in Jul 1851; married 23 yrs; farmer; head of household.
3. "McDowell Co, WV, Web Site",
www.geocities.com/mcdowellcounty/cemeteries/mikerobertscem.html
"John Wallace Brewster, July 27, 1851, April 1, 1940".
4. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; taken on 2 May 1910; Page 205B; Family #401/416.
Listed as J.W. Brewster; age 58; born in VA; married 33 yrs; lumber inspector; head of household.


Mary E. "Mollie" Brown

1. 1880 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Complied by William A. Marsh, Vol 9, page 766.
Big Creek District, page 021.
Listed as Mollie Brewster, age 23, in household of husband, John W. Brewster.
2. 1900 Census, Tazewell Co, VA; Maiden Spring District; taken on 8 Jun 1900; Page 178A; Family #94/94.
Listed as Mary E. Brewster; age 44; born in VA in Jul 1855; married 23 yrs; 6 children, 5 living; in household of
husband, John W. Brewster.
3. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; taken on 2 May 1910; Page 205B; Family #401/416.
Listed as Mary E. Brewster; age 54; born in VA; married 33 yrs; 7 children, 6 living; in household of husband, John W.
Brewster.


Elizabeth "Betty" Brewster

1. 1900 Census, Tazewell Co, VA; Maiden Spring District; taken on 8 Jun 1900; Page 178A; Family #94/94.
Listed as Bettie Brewster; age 19; born in VA in Nov 1880; in household of father, John W. Brewster.


Charles M. Brewster

1. 1900 Census, Tazewell Co, VA; Maiden Spring District; taken on 8 Jun 1900; Page 178A; Family #94/94.
Listed as Charles W. W. Brewster; age 2; born in VA in Jan 1898; in household of father, John W. Brewster.
2. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; taken on 2 May 1910; Page 205B; Family #401/416.
Listed as Charley M.. Brewster; age 12; born in VA; in household of father, John W. Brewster.


Jacob Bryant

1. 1880 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Complied by William A. Marsh, Vol 9, page 767.
Sandy River District, page 015.
Listed as Jacob Bryant, age 40, born in KY, father born in TN, mother in
KY, head of household.


Ellender Roberts

1. 1880 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Complied by William A. Marsh, Vol 9, page 767.
Sandy River District, page 015.
Listed as Ellender Bryant, age 37, born in KY, father born in KY, mother in
KY, in household of husband, Jacob Bryant.
2. "The Heritage of McDowell Co, WV 1858-1999", Vol II, page 229, Roberts
Family of McDowell Co, WV article, submitted by Rodney D. Veitschegger, 2072
Quail Run Dr, Bowlin Green, KY 42104.
Ellender/Eleanor, daughter of Owen and Delilah Caudill Roberts, married
Jacob Bryant.


Sidney Bryant

1. 1880 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Complied by William A. Marsh, Vol 9, page 767.
Sandy River District, page 015.
Listed as Sidney Bryant, age 20, born in KY, in household of father, Jacob
Bryant.


Abner Bryant

1. 1880 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Complied by William A. Marsh, Vol 9, page 767.
Sandy River District, page 015.
Listed as Abner Bryant, age 15, born in KY, in household of father, Jacob
Bryant.
2. 1880 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Complied by William A. Marsh, Vol 9, page 757.
Sandy River District, page 011.
Listed as Abner Bryant, age 15, born in KY, a farm laborer, in household of
John Adair.
Believe this to be the same Abner Bryant, listed twice in this census.


Nancy J. Bryant

1. 1880 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Complied by William A. Marsh, Vol 9, page 767.
Sandy River District, page 015.
Listed as Nancy J. Bryant, age 12, born in KY, in household of father, Jacob
Bryant.


David Bryant

1. 1880 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Complied by William A. Marsh, Vol 9, page 767.
Sandy River District, page 015.
Listed as David Bryant, age 10, born in KY, in household of father, Jacob
Bryant.


Armedia Bryant

1. 1880 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Complied by William A. Marsh, Vol 9, page 767.
Sandy River District, page 015.
Listed as Armeda Bryant, age 8, born in WV, in household of father, Jacob
Bryant.


Minda Bryant

1. 1880 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Complied by William A. Marsh, Vol 9, page 767.
Sandy River District, page 015.
Listed as Minda Bryant, age 1, born in WV, in household of father, Jacob
Bryant.


Adoniram Judson Lusk

1. 1850 Census, Wyoming Co, VA, Family 126.
2. "Reference Book of Wyoming County History", Mary K. Bowman, page 395.
Was a Lt in Co G, Va Infantry.
3. 1860 Census, Wyoming Co, VA (WV); Morgan Valley PO; taken on 17 Aug 1860; Page 722; Image 73
of 73; Family #505/445.
Listed as Adoniram J. Lusk; age 21; born in VA; farm laborer; in household of father, Reece T. Lusk.
4. E-mail inquiry, 14 Jul 2000, Joyce Lusk Roddy, jlroddy@se-tel.com.
5. 1870 Census, Mercer Co, MO, Lindley District, Princeton, PO, taken on 20 Aug 1870, Page 87A,
Family #71.
Listed as Adoniram Lusk, age 30, born in WV, farmer, head of household.
6. 1880 Census, Mercer Co, MO, Lindley District, taken on 4 Jun 1880, Page 32A, Family #46.
Listed as Adoniram Lusk, age 40, born in VA, farmer, head of household.


Sophronia Agnes Brown

1. 1870 Census, Mercer Co, MO, Lindley District, Princeton, PO, taken on 20 Aug 1870, Page 87A,
Family #71.
Listed as Sophronia Lusk, age 26, born in WV, in household of husband, Adoniram J. Lusk.
2. 1880 Census, Mercer Co, MO, Lindley District, taken on 4 Jun 1880, Page 32A, Family #46.
Listed as Sophronia Lusk, age 36, born in VA, in household of husband, Adoniram J. Lusk.


Emanuel Riley Church

1. 1900 Census, Greenbrier Co, WV, page 9A, Family 149.
Listed as Manuel Church, age 14, born in Apr 1886, in WV, in household of
father, Albert Church.
2. Web Site: www.geocities.com/rosebudwva/marriagespg3.html, "McDowell Co, WV
Marriages", page 3.
Manuel Church, age 23, born in McDowell Co, WV, son of Albert and Louisa
Church, married on 22 Jun 1908 Martha Bishop, age 23, born in Wyoming Co, WV,
daughter of Harvey and Nancy Bishop.
3. McDowell Co, WV Web Site, "McDowell Co Marriages" FTP File; Book #8, page 186.
Emmanual Church, age 20, born in McDowell Co, WV, son of Albert and Eliza Church, married on
12 Jan 1905 Elivira Burks, age 17, born in McDowell Co, WV, daughter of F.E. and T? J. Burks.
4. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Book #__(1908); Page 282; WV Archives Web Site.
Manuel Church; age 23; born in McDowell Co, WV; widowed; farmer; living at Kimball, WV; son of
Albert and Louisa; married on 24 Jun 1908 at William V. Burk's, minister; Martha Bishop; age 23;
born in Wyoming Co, WV; single; daughter of Harvey and Nancy.


Martha Ann Bishop

1. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Browns Creek District, page 123A, Family 72.
Listed as Marthy Ann Bishop, age 17, in household of father, Harvey Bishop.
2. Web Site: www.geocities.com/rosebudwva/marriagespg3.html, "McDowell Co, WV
Marriages", page 3.
Manuel Church, age 23, born in McDowell Co, WV, son of Albert and Louisa
Church, married on 22 Jun 1908 Martha Bishop, age 23, born in Wyoming Co, WV,
daughter of Harvey and Nancy Bishop.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Book #__(1908); Page 282; WV Archives Web Site.
Manuel Church; age 23; born in McDowell Co, WV; widowed; farmer; living at Kimball, WV; son of
Albert and Louisa; married on 24 Jun 1908 at William V. Burk's, minister; Martha Bishop; age 23;
born in Wyoming Co, WV; single; daughter of Harvey and Nancy.


Perry Alexander Bowles

1. 1880 Census, Giles Co, VA; Pearisburg; Page 27B; Family #____; LDS Web Site.
Listed as Alexander Bowles; age 6; born in VA; in household of father, William Bowles.
2. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #4, Page 226; WV Archives Web Site.
Alexander Bowles; age 21; born in Giles Co, VA; living in Wyoming Co, WV; married on 27 Dec 1893;
Charlotte Mitchem; age 18; born in McDowell Co, WV; living in Wyoming Co, WV; at Thomas Mitchem's.
3. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; taken on 8 Jun 1900; Page 124A;
Family #88/90.
Listed as A.L. Bowls; age 24; born in VA; married 6 yrs; farmer; head of household.
4. McDowell Co, WV Marriage Register; Book #____(1909); Page 6; WV Archives Web Site.
A.L. Boles; age 31; born in Giles Co, VA; widowed; lumberman; living at English, WV; son of W.R.;
married on 9 Aug 1909 at English, WV; Eliza Mitchell (sic? Christian?); age 21; born and living in
McDowell Co, WV; single; daughter of Tip and Lear.
5. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; Perryville; taken on 22 Apr 1910; Page 164A;
Family #78/78.
Listed as A.L. Bowls; age 33; born in VA; married twice; last time for 1 yr; laborer in coal mine;
head of household.
6. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; taken on 10 Apr 1930; Page 230B;
Family #117/118.
Listed as Alex Bowls; age 58; born in VA; married at 18; blacksmith in car shop; head of household.
7. E-mail; 19 Oct 2015; from Ernest Bowles (grandson); unknown newspaper article 12 Dec (sic Jan) 1953.
"Aged Coon Branch Man Dies Today"
"Perry A. Bowles, 87. of Coon Branch, near Iaeger, died this morning of old age and complications.
"He was born March 5, 1865, in Giles County, Va., a son of R. C. and Haley Bowles. He moved to the Iaeger
area about 1885 and began work for the Ritter lumber company.
"Survivors include his widow, Liza; five sons, Charlie of Glen Alum; James , of Bradshaw; Alfred of Long Bottom;
Vernal of Raysal; and Robert of Coon Branch; four daughters, Mrs. Loraine Fodge of Portsmouth, Ohio; Mrs. Eliza
Hatfield, of Iaeger; Mrs. lena Day, of Big Four; and Miss Nora Bowles of Iaeger; two brothers. Luther Bowles of
Iaeger; and Frank Bowles, of Indian Creek, near Pineville; and two sisters, Mrs. Nancy Burns of Peterstown and Mrs.
Josie Altizer, of English.
"The body will be removed from Fanning Funeral Home in Iaeger to the residence on Tuesday afternoon. Funeral
rites will be conducted there at 11 a.m. Wednesday by the Rev. John Hagerman, of Oakwood, Va. Burial will follow
in the Bowles Cemetery at Mile Branch."
8. McDowell Co, WV Death Certificate #6330; WV Archives Web Site.
Perry A. Bowles; age 81; born on 5 Mar 1865 in Giles Co, VA; married; blacksmith; son of R.C. and
Haley (Justice) Bowles; died on 12 Jan 1953 at Iaeger, WV from a stroke; buried on 13 Jan 1953 in
Bowles Cemetery, Mile Branch; informant, Varnal Bowles.


Charlotte "Lottie" Mitchem

1. 1880 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Complied by William A. Marsh, Vol 9, page 789.
Elkhorn Township, page 001.
Listed as Charlotte Mitchem, age 3, in household of father, Thomas Mitchem.
2. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #4, Page 226; WV Archives Web Site.
Alexander Bowles; age 21; born in Giles Co, VA; living in Wyoming Co, WV; married on 27 Dec 1893;
Charlotte Mitchem; age 18; born in McDowell Co, WV; living in Wyoming Co, WV; at Thomas Mitchem's.
3. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; taken on 8 Jun 1900; Page 124A;
Family #88/90.
Listed as Charloty Bowls; age 20; born in WV; married 6 yrs; 3 children, 1 living;
in household of husband, Alexander L.. Bowles.


Paris Kinneman Grose

1. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Browns Creek District, page 124B, Family 93
Listed as Paris C. Gross, age 9, in household of father, William Gross.
2. E-mail message, 3 Sep 2001, Glenna Henwood, a grand daughter,
lola58@bellsouth.net.
Paris C. Gross; born on 6 Oct 1892; died on 17 Apr 1961 at Welch, McDowell
Co WV; buried in Roselawn Cemetery, Princeton, Mercer Co, WV; living at
Elbert, WV at time of death; married Mary Ann "Molly" Myers on 13 Dec 1913
at Squire Jim?, WV.


Mary A. Myers

1. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Big Creek Township, taken on 20 Jun 1900,
page 83B, Family #192.
Listed as Mary A. Myers, age 8 (sic 3), born in Mar 1897 in household of
father, James E. Myers.
2. E-mail message, 3 Sep 2001, Glenna Henwood, a grand daughter,
lola58@bellsouth.net.
Paris C. Gross; born on 6 Oct 1892; died on 17 Apr 1961 at Welch, McDowell
Co WV; buried in Roselawn Cemetery, Princeton, Mercer Co, WV; living at
Elbert, WV at time of death; married Mary Ann "Molly" Myers on 13 Dec 1913
at Squire Jim?, WV.
Mary Ann Myers; born on 19 Mar 1897; died on 12 Aug 1997 at Princeton, WV;
buried in Roselawn Cemetery, Princeton.


Henry Addison Allen

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Registry; Vol #__(1890); Page 121; WV Archives Web Site.
Henry Allen; age 34; single; living in McDowell Co, WV; married on 30 Jul 1890 in McDowell Co,
WV; Margaret Thomas; age 22; single; living in McDowell Co, WV. (No parents listed)
2. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; taken on 29 Jun 1900; Page 255B; Image
33 of 65; Family #294/294.
Listed as Henry Allen; age 45; born in Jan 1855 in VA; married 10 yrs; farmer; head of household.
3. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Bradshaw; taken on 10 may 1910; Page 76B;
Image 24 of 28; Family #191/192.
Listed as Henry Allen; age 52; born in VA; married twice; last time for 19 yrs; no occupation; head
of household.
4. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Paynesville; taken on 16/17 Feb 1920; Page
234A; Image 15 of 16; Family #__/362.
Listed as Henry Allen; age 68; born in VA; married; farm laborer; head of household.
5. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1999"; 1999; Geneva Steel, Sandra Long,
and Tom Hatcher; "Sam and Louise Allen Mullins"; Article; Page 217; submitted by Lavina
Blankenship, 14781 NC 87, Eden, NC 27288.


Elizabeth "Betsy" Blankenship

1. 1860 Census, McDowell Co, VA, Family 91
"First Families of McDowell Co, West Virginia", Evans, page 15.
2. 1870 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Sandy River District, page 12, Family #82.
Listed as Elizabeth Blankenship, age 9, in household of father, John M. Blankenship.
3. 1880 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; taken 19/21 Jun 1880; Page 340D;
Image 7 of 20; Family #60/64.
Listed as Elizabeth Allen; age 20; born in VA; married; housewife; in household of husband,
Henry Allen.


Rebecca Allen

1. 1880 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; taken 19/21 Jun 1880; Page 340D;
Image 7 of 20; Family #60/64.
Listed as Rebecca Allen; age 1; born in WV; in household of father, Henry Allen.


Lydia Allen

1. 1880 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; taken 19/21 Jun 1880; Page 340D;
Image 7 of 20; Family #60/64.
Listed as Lydia Allen; age 1 mon; born in May 1880 in WV; in household of father, Henry Allen.


John Arnold

1. 1880 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Vol 9, compiled by William A. Marsh, page 757.
Big Creek District, page 018.
Listed as John Arnold, age 44, born in VA, head of household.


Sarah E.

1. 1880 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Vol 9, compiled by William A. Marsh, page 757.
Big Creek District, page 018.
Listed as Sarah E. Arnold, age 36, born in VA, in household of husband, John
Arnold.


Winston Brooks

1. "Marriage Records of McDowell Co, WV", page 13.
Marriage Record, McDowell Co, WV, Book 1, 1865-1896, page 108.
Clifton Myers, age 23, born in Tazewell Co, VA, son of James T. and
Mary B. Myers, married on 2 Sep 1879 Emmarella R. Brook, age 22, also born in
Tazewell Co, VA, daughter of Win and Sallie Brooks.


Sally

1. "Marriage Records of McDowell Co, WV", page 13.
Marriage Record, McDowell Co, WV, Book 1, 1865-1896, page 108.
Clifton Myers, age 23, born in Tazewell Co, VA, son of James T. and
Mary B. Myers, married on 2 Sep 1879 Emmarella R. Brook, age 22, also born in
Tazewell Co, VA, daughter of Win and Sallie Brooks.