McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families and Individuals

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Zeb Allen Sr

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; taken on 4 Apr 1930; Page 202A;
Image 3 of 42; Family #21/22.
Listed as Zeb Allen; age 3 yrs, 10 mons; born in WV; in household of father, Elias Allen.
2. U.S. WWII Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Zeb Allen
Race: White
Age: 18
Relationship to Draftee: Self (Head)
Birth Place: Paynesville, West Virginia, USA
Birth Date: 30 May 1926
Residence Place: Paynesville, Mcdowell, West Virginia, USA
Registration Date: 30 May 1944
Employer: Everett Mullins Timberman
Weight: 150
Complexion: Ruddy
Eye Color: Hazel
Hair Color: Brown
Height: 6
Next of Kin: Lucy Jane Allen
Household Members:
Name Relationship
Zeb Allen Self (Head)
Lucy Jane Allen Mother"
3. Buchanan Co, VA; Marriage License #21490; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Zeb Allen; age 23; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; laborer; living in Paynesville, WV; son of
Elias and Lucy Jane (Hall) Allen; married on 30 Aug 1950 at Grundy, VA; Elsie Blankenship; age
22; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; living at Paynesville, WV; daughter of Paris and Cartie
(Johnson) Blankenship.
4. "Williamson Daily News"; Williamson, WV; Sunday 28 Jul 2013; Posted Obit.
"Zeb Allen Sr., 87, went home to be with the Lord on July 25, 2013 while a patient at the Appalachian Regional Hospital. He was born May 30, 1926 at Paynesville, the son of the late Elias and Lucy Jane Hall Allen. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Elsie Blankenship Allen, children, Linda Allen Underwood, Kenneth Allen, Jerry Allen and Rocky Allen, sisters, Martha Muncy, Patty Blankenship and Alice Mitchell, brothers, Sherman, Shirles, Ellis, Elias Jr. and Bob Allen, grandchild, Lobo Allen. Zeb was a retired truck driver. His survivors include his sons, Zeb (Jean) Allen Jr., Christopher Allen, Johnny (Carol) Davis, Ronald Allen and Donald (Rena) Allen, 9 grandchildren, 17 great grandchildren and a great- great-grandchild. Many nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held Saturday evening at 7 p.m. at the Pine Creek Freewill Baptist Church July 28, 2013. Visitation will be at the church after 6 p.m. Saturday evening with services starting at 7:00pm. Burial will follow on Monday at the Blankenship Cemetery at Paynesville, with pallbearers being, Zeb Jr., Kenneth Jr., Tommy Jude, Donald Allen and Ronald Allen. Chafin Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. Online condolences can be made at ChafinFuneralHome.Com"


Elsie Blankenship

1.1930 Census, Buchanan Co, VA; Knox District; Blackey; taken on 13 Apr 1930; Page 125A; Image 1
of 28; Family #4/4.
Listed as Alsie Blankenship; age 4 yrs, 1 mon; born in VA; in household of father, Paris Blankenship.
2. Buchanan Co, VA; Marriage License #21490; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Zeb Allen; age 23; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; laborer; living in Paynesville, WV; son of
Elias and Lucy Jane (Hall) Allen; married on 30 Aug 1950 at Grundy, VA; Elsie Blankenship; age
22; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; living at Paynesville, WV; daughter of Paris and Cartie
(Johnson) Blankenship.
3. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by Marshall Hunter; 26 May 2018.
" Elsie Blankenship Allen
Birth 28 Jan 1926
McDowell County, West Virginia, USA
Death 7 Mar 2000 (aged 74)
Galax City, Virginia, USA
Burial
Blankenship Mullins Cemetery
Paynesville, McDowell County, West Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 190088143 "


Burb A. England

1. "The Welch News"; Welch, WV; Newspaper Obit; 28 Dec 2020; On-Line Edition.
"Burb A. England, 61, of Roderfield, WV, passed away, Thursday, December 24, 2020 in the Monongalia General Hospital in Morgantown, WV.

"Burb was born August 10, 1959 in Iaeger, WV, a son of the late Jimmy and Ruby Payne England. Burb, who looked identical to his daddy, Jimmy, was a coal miner for 35 years and loved to spend time with his grandchildren and friends. He loved to talk and never meet a stranger.

"In addition to her parents, Jimmy and Ruby England, Burb was preceded in death by his father and mother-in-law, William and Wayma Bryant, who love him like a son; a sister, Sharon Dotson; two nephews, Ronnie England and James (J.W. Duba) Matney; and a brother-in-law, Dale Lester.

"Survivors include his wife of 40 years, Debbie Sanders England of the home; two sons, Justin England of Roderfield, WV and Dustin England and wife Mariann of Texas; grandson, whom he loved dearly, Elijah Seth England of Premier, WV; granddaughter, Rylee Faith England, his princess of Premier, daughter-in-law, Amanda Mays of Premier, WV; siblings, Frieda Blankenship and the late Tommy of Steeles, WV, Teddy England and wife Donna of Hanover, WV, Barbara Estep and husband Patrick of Hanover, WV, Christine Lester of Steeles, WV, Tex England and wife Pam of Hanover, WV, Brenda Daugherty and husband Billy of Steeles, WV, and Sherry Brown and husband Jeff of Virginia; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.

"Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday, December 29, 2020 at 2 o’clock with Reverend Tommy Stone officiating at the Chapel of Fanning Funeral Home in Iaeger WV. Burial will in the England Family Cemetery at Hanover, WV. Family and friends will serve as pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers will be Don Reed, David Reed, Billy Daugherty, and Jeff McNeely.

"Friends may visit with the family Tuesday December 29, 2020 from 12 to 2 p.m. at the Chapel of Fanning Funeral Home in Iaeger, WV.

"Services will be held in accordance with Covid-19 guidelines, mask are to be worn by all attending and social distancing is to be practiced with no more than 25 people in attendance.

"Fanning Funeral Home in Iaeger, WV, is assisting the family.

"Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.fanningfuneralhomes.com"


James Estel Handy

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; E.D. 24-59; taken on 26 Apr 1940; Page 1162B;
Image 26 of 64; Household #212.
Listed as Estelle Handy; age 11; born in WV; 5th grade education; attending school; lived in same place
on 1 Apr 1935; in household of mother, Dora Handy.
2. Virginia Marriage Records;, 1936-2014; Russell Co, VA; Certificate #21400; Ancestry.com Web Site.
James Estel Handy; age 28; born in Maybeury, WV; single; brakeman for railroad; living at Avondale, WV;
son of William and Dora (Mullins) Handy; married on 9 Jul 1956 in Lebanon, Ruddell Co, VA; Pearl
Josephine Lockhart; age 21; born in Longpole, WV; single; clerk; living at Iaeger, WV; daughter of Dow
and Jeanette (Bailey) Lockhart.


Pearl Josephine Lockhart

1. Virginia Marriage Records;, 1936-2014; Russell Co, VA; Certificate #21400; Ancestry.com Web Site.
James Estel Handy; age 28; born in Maybeury, WV; single; brakeman for railroad; living at Avondale, WV;
son of William and Dora (Mullins) Handy; married on 9 Jul 1956 in Lebanon, Ruddell Co, VA; Pearl
Josephine Lockhart; age 21; born in Longpole, WV; single; clerk; living at Iaeger, WV; daughter of Dow
and Jeanette (Bailey) Lockhart.


Doris Allen

1. Find A Grave Index, 1600s-Current; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Doris Allen Fisher
BIRTH 10 Mar 1918
DEATH 18 Aug 2008 (aged 90)
BURIAL
Forest Lawn Cemetery
Norfolk, Norfolk City, Virginia"


Irvin James Allen Jr

1. Find A Grave Index, 1600s-Current; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Irvin James Allen, Jr
BIRTH 16 Feb 1915
Welch, McDowell County, West Virginia, USA
DEATH 28 Aug 1991 (aged 76)
BURIAL
Charity United Methodist Church Cemetery
Virginia Beach, Virginia Beach City, Virginia"


Gladys Whitehurst

1. Find A Grave Index, 1600s-Current; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Gladys Whitehurst Allen
BIRTH 26 Feb 1913
Virginia Beach City, Virginia, USA
DEATH 10 Oct 2003 (aged 90)
Virginia Beach City, Virginia, USA
BURIAL
Charity United Methodist Church Cemetery
Virginia Beach, Virginia Beach City, Virginia"