McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families and Individuals

Notes


Simon Lester

1. 1880 Census, McDowell Co, WV, compiled by William A. Marsh, Vol 9, page 787
Sandy River Township, page 017.
Listed as Simeon Lester, age 28, head of household.


Rachel

1. 1880 Census, McDowell Co, WV, compiled by William A. Marsh, Vol 9, page 787
Sandy River Township, page 017.
Listed as Rachel Lester, age 24, in household of husband, Simon Lester.


William Lester

1. 1880 Census, McDowell Co, WV, compiled by William A. Marsh, Vol 9, page 787
Sandy River Township, page 017.
Listed as William Lester, age 7, in household of father, Simon Lester.


Lawson Lester

1. 1880 Census, McDowell Co, WV, compiled by William A. Marsh, Vol 9, page 787
Sandy River Township, page 017.
Listed as Lawson Lester, age 6, in household of father, Simon Lester.
2. "Lester-Cline Cemetery", www.rootsweb.com/~wvmingo/lestercli.htm/,
submitted by Jeff Cline.
Lawson Lester; born on 12 Jun 1875; died on 26 Feb 1962; buried in
Lester-Cline Cemetery, Gilbert Creek, Isaban Mtn, Mingo Co, WV; wife Ada
(_________) also buried here.


Amanda Lester

1. 1880 Census, McDowell Co, WV, compiled by William A. Marsh, Vol 9, page 787
Sandy River Township, page 017.
Listed as Amanda Lester, age 2, in household of father, Simon Lester.


Thomas Mullins Lester

1. 1880 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River Township; taken on 28 Jun 1880; Page 344A;
Family #118/124.
Listed as Thomas Lester, age 27, born in VA; farmer; head of household.
2. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Sandy River District, page 267A, Family #505.
Listed as Thomas Lester, age 46, born in Jun 1853 in WV, married 22 years, head of household.
3. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Panther; taken on 21 Apr 1910; Page 97B;
Family #49.
Listed as Thomas M. Lester; age 60; born in WV; married once for 23 yrs; farmer; head of
household.
4. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; taken on 11 Apr 1930; Page 205B;
Family #63/64.
Listed as Thomas Lester; age 79; born in WV; married at 24; farmer; head of household.
5. "The Heritage of McDowell Co, WV...", McDowell Co Historical Society, 1995
"James A. Lester, Miner" article, page 188; submitted by Evelynese Sloan, Panther, WV.


Westina Burks

1. 1860 Census, Buchanan Co, VA, Grundy PO, taken on 7 Jul 1860, Page 769,
Family #79.
Listed as Wislina Burke, age 3, born in VA, in household of father, Jonathan Burke.
2. 1870 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Sandy River District, page 8, Family #48.
Listed as Westen Burks, age 13, in household of father, Jonathan Burks.
3. 1880 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River Township; taken on 28 Jun 1880; Page 344A;
Family #118/124.
Listed as Westine Lester, age 21, born in KY; in household of husband, Thomas Lester.
4. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Sandy River District, page 267A, Family #505.
Listed as Westine Lester, age 44, born in 1856 in VA, married 22 years, 9 children, 8 living,
in household of husband, Thomas Lester.
5. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Panther; taken on 21 Apr 1910; Page 97B;
Family #49.
Listed as Westina Lester; age 55; born in WV; married once for 23 yrs; 10 children, 9 living; in
household of husband, Thomas M. Lester.
6. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; taken on 11 Apr 1930; Page 205B;
Family #63/64.
Listed as Westina Lester; age 75; born in KY; married at 20; in household of husband, Thomas M.
Lester.
7. "The Heritage of McDowell Co, WV...", McDowell Co Historical Society, 1995
"James A. Lester, Miner" article, page 188; submitted by Evelynese Sloan, Panther, WV.
8. McDowell Co, WV Death Certificate #1837; WV Archives Web Site.
Westine Lester; age 96; born in Sep 1857 in Buchanan Co, VA; widow; daughter of (_____) Burke
and unknown mother; died on 21 Feb 1954 on Greenbrier Creek, Panther, McDowell Co, WV;
buried on 23 Feb 1954 at Panter, WV; informant, Rose Nell Lester.


Nancy F. Lester

1. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Sandy River District, page 267A, Family #505.
Listed as Nancy F. Lester, age 17, born in Jun 1882 in WV, in household of father, Thomas Lester.


Jincy Lester

1. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Sandy River District, page 267A, Family #505.
Listed as Jincy Lester, age 16, born in Apr 1884 in WV, in household of father, Thomas Lester.


Dicy Lester

1. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Sandy River District, page 267A, Family #505.
Listed as Dicy Lester, age 14, born in Jan 1886 in WV, in household of father, Thomas Lester.


Juda Lester

1. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Panther; taken on 21 Apr 1910; Page 97B;
Family #49.
Listed as Juda Lester; age 9; born in WV; in household of father, Thomas M. Lester.


Lewis Lester

1. 1880 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Complied by William A. Marsh, page 787.
Sandy River District, page 013.
Listed as Lewis Lester, age 28, head of household.
2. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Sandy River District, taken on 14 Jul 1900, Page 268A, Family #517.
Listed as Lewis Lester, age 54, born in WV in Oct 1845, farmer, head of household.
3. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Sandy River District, Panther Precinct, taken on 18 Apr 1910, Page
96A, Family #22.
Listed as Lewis Lester, age 63, born in WV, married 35 yrs, farmer, head of household.


Mary "Polly" Whitt

1. 1880 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Complied by William A. Marsh, page 787.
Sandy River District, page 013.
Listed as Mary Lester, age 29, in household of husband, Lewis Lester.
2. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Sandy River District, taken on 14 Jul 1900, Page 268A, Family #517.
Listed as Mary Lester, age 55, born in WV in Jul 1844, married 28 yrs, 7 children, all living, in
household of husband, Lewis Lester.
3. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Sandy River District, Panther Precinct, taken on 18 Apr 1910, Page
96A, Family #22.
Listed as Polly Lester, age 63, born in WV, married 35 yrs, in household of husband, Lewis Lester.


Elizabeth Lester

1. 1880 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Complied by William A. Marsh, page 787.
Sandy River District, page 013.
Listed as Elizabeth Lester, age 5, in household of father, Lewis Lester.


John W. Lester

1. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Sandy River District, taken on 14 Jul 1900, Page 268A, Family #517.
Listed as John W. Lester, age 19, born in WV in Jun 1880, in household of father, Lewis Lester.


Thomas J. Lester

1. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Sandy River District, taken on 14 Jul 1900, Page 268A, Family #517.
Listed as Thomas J. Lester, age 16, born in WV in Feb 1884, in household of father, Lewis Lester.
2. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Sandy River District, Panther Precinct, taken on 18 Apr 1910, Page
96A, Family #22.
Listed as Thomas Lester, age 25, born in WV, in household of father, Lewis Lester.


Lindsey Lester

1. 1860 Census, McDowell Co, VA, Family 103.
"First Families of McDowell Co, West Virginia", Evans, page 17.
2. 1870 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Sandy River District, page 7, Family #50
Listed Linza Lester, age 13, in household of father, Thomas Lester.
3. 1880 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Sandy River District, taken on 26 Jun 1880, page 343B, Family #110.
Listed as Linsy Lester, age 23, born in VA, farmer,head of household.
4. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Sandy River District, page 266B, Family #488.
Listed as Julia Lester, age 43, born in Oct 1857 in VA, widow, 11 children,
7 living. Lindsey must have died between the birth of their last child in
1898 and this census.


Julia Collins

1. 1880 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Sandy River District, taken on 26 Jun 1880, page 343B, Family #110.
Listed as Julia Lester, age 22, born in VA, in household of husband, Lindsey Lseter.
2. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Sandy River District, page 266B, Family #488.
Listed as Julia Lester, age 43, born in Oct 1857 in VA, widow, 11 children,
7 living.
3. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Big Sandy District, Panther, taken on 5 May 1910, Page 103A, Family #157.
Listed as Julia Lester, Sr, age 55, born in VA, widow, 8 children, 7 living, in household of son, James Riley Lester.


Mary Lester

1. 1880 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Complied by William A. Marsh, page 787.
Sandy River District, page 014.
Listed as Mary Lester, age 2, in household of father, Lindsey Lester.


Lester Lester

1. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Sandy River District, page 266B, Family #488.
Listed as Lester Lester, age 18, born in Apr 1882 in WV, in household of
mother, Julia Lester.


Minton? Lester

1. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Sandy River District, page 266B, Family #488.
Listed as Minton? Lester, age 8, born in Jun 1891 in WV, in household of
mother, Julia Lester.


Leanna Lester

1. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Sandy River District, page 266B, Family #488.
Listed as Leana Lester, age 2, born in Mar 1898 in WV, in household of
mother, Julia Lester.
2. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Big Sandy District, Panther, taken on 5 May 1910, Page 103A, Family #157.
Listed as Lena Lester, age 13, born in WV, in household of brother, James Riley Lester.


Joshua Justice

1. "Marriage Records of McDowell Co, WV", page 38.
Marriage Record, Book 1, 1865-1896, page 124.
Joshua Justice, age 22, born in OH, son of Raleigh and Nancy Justice,
married on 28 Aug 1891 Lilly Lester, age 15, born in WV, daughter of Lindsey
and Julia Lester.


Lilly Lester

1. 1880 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Complied by William A. Marsh, page 787.
Sandy River District, page 014.
Listed as Lilly Lester, age 3, in household of father, Lindsey Lester.
2. "Marriage Records of McDowell Co, WV", page 38.
Marriage Record, Book 1, 1865-1896, page 124.
Joshua Justice, age 22, born in OH, son of Raleigh and Nancy Justice,
married on 28 Aug 1891 Lilly Lester, age 15, born in WV, daughter of Lindsey
and Julia Lester.


William Lee Mabe

1. Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940; LDS Web Site.
William L. Mabe; age 24; born in Pulaski Co, VA; single; son of Alex and Prudence (Chrisley) Mabe;
married on 7 Nov 1866 in Wythe Co, VA; Eliza A. Black; age 25 born in Wythe Co, VA; widow;
daughter of Alex and Tena (Menoy) Dawson.
2. 1860 Census, Pulaski Co, VA, Newbern PO, taken on 10 Jul 1860, Page 746, Family #366.
Listed as William Mabe, age 18, born in VA, in household of father, Alexander Mabe.
3. 1880 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Complied by William A. Marsh, page 788.
Big Creek District, page 018.
Listed as William Mabe, age 38, head of household.
4. Ancestry.com Web Site, William Mabe search, 16 Feb 2002, submitted by Monica
Puterbaugh, coinscuba@excite.com.
William Lee Mabe; son of Alexander and Prudence Christley; born in 1842 in
Pulaski Co, VA; died after 1902 in Pulaski Co, VA; married Eliza A. Dawson on
7 Nov 1866 in Wythe Co, VA.


Eliza Ann Dawson

1. 1850 Census, Wythe Co, VA; 68th District; taken on 16 Aug 1850; Page 566; Image 120 of 235;
Family #822/822.
Listed as Eliza Dawson; age 8; born in VA; in household of father, Alexander Dawson.
2. Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940; LDS Web Site.
James Black; age 23; born in Wythe Co, VA; single; son of J and T Black; married on 24 Feb 1858
in Pulaski Co, VA; E.A. Dawson; age 18; born in Pulaski Co, VA; daughter of J. and T. Black.
3. Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940; LDS Web Site.
William L. Mabe; age 24; born in Pulaski Co, VA; single; son of Alex and Prudence (Chrisley) Mabe;
married on 7 Nov 1866 in Wythe Co, VA; Eliza A. Black; age 25 born in Wythe Co, VA; widow;
daughter of Alex and Tena (Menoy) Dawson.
4. 1880 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Complied by William A. Marsh, page 788.
Big Creek District, page 018.
Listed as Eliza Ann Mabe, age 38, in household of husband, William Mabe.
5. Ancestry.com Web Site, William Mabe search, 16 Feb 2002, submitted by Monica
Puterbaugh, coinscuba@excite.com.
William Lee Mabe; son of Alexander and Prudence Christley; born in 1842 in
Pulaski Co, VA; died after 1902 in Pulaski Co, VA; married Eliza A. Dawson on
7 Nov 1866 in Wythe Co, VA.
Eliza A. Dawson; born aft 1846 in Wythe Co, VA.


John E. Mabe

1. 1880 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Complied by William A. Marsh, page 788.
Big Creek District, page 018.
Listed as John E. Mabe, age 12, in household of father, William Mabe.


Edward Lee Mabe

1. 1880 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Complied by William A. Marsh, page 788.
Big Creek District, page 018.
Listed as Edward Mabe, age 10, in household of father, William Mabe.
2. Ancestry.com Web Site, William Mabe search, 16 Feb 2002, submitted by Monica
Puterbaugh, coinscuba@excite.com.
Edward Lee Mabe; married Memphis Ada Taylor.


Ida F. Mabe

1. 1880 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Complied by William A. Marsh, page 788.
Big Creek District, page 018.
Listed as Ida F. Mabe, age 8, in household of father, William Mabe.


Laura E. Mabe

1. 1880 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Complied by William A. Marsh, page 788.
Big Creek District, page 018.
Listed as Laura E. Mabe, age 6, in household of father, William Mabe.


James Alexander Black Sr

1. Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940; LDS Web Site.
James Black; age 23; born in Wythe Co, VA; single; son of J and T Black; married on 24 Feb 1858
in Pulaski Co, VA; E.A. Dawson; age 18; born in Pulaski Co, VA; daughter of J. and T. Black.


Eliza Ann Dawson

1. 1850 Census, Wythe Co, VA; 68th District; taken on 16 Aug 1850; Page 566; Image 120 of 235;
Family #822/822.
Listed as Eliza Dawson; age 8; born in VA; in household of father, Alexander Dawson.
2. Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940; LDS Web Site.
James Black; age 23; born in Wythe Co, VA; single; son of J and T Black; married on 24 Feb 1858
in Pulaski Co, VA; E.A. Dawson; age 18; born in Pulaski Co, VA; daughter of J. and T. Black.
3. Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940; LDS Web Site.
William L. Mabe; age 24; born in Pulaski Co, VA; single; son of Alex and Prudence (Chrisley) Mabe;
married on 7 Nov 1866 in Wythe Co, VA; Eliza A. Black; age 25 born in Wythe Co, VA; widow;
daughter of Alex and Tena (Menoy) Dawson.
4. 1880 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Complied by William A. Marsh, page 788.
Big Creek District, page 018.
Listed as Eliza Ann Mabe, age 38, in household of husband, William Mabe.
5. Ancestry.com Web Site, William Mabe search, 16 Feb 2002, submitted by Monica
Puterbaugh, coinscuba@excite.com.
William Lee Mabe; son of Alexander and Prudence Christley; born in 1842 in
Pulaski Co, VA; died after 1902 in Pulaski Co, VA; married Eliza A. Dawson on
7 Nov 1866 in Wythe Co, VA.
Eliza A. Dawson; born aft 1846 in Wythe Co, VA.


James Alexander Black Jr

1. 1880 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Complied by William A. Marsh, page 788.
Big Creek District, page 018.
Listed as James Black, age 20, in household of step-father, William Mabe.


Bluford J. Marrs

1. 1880 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Complied by William A. Marsh, page 788.
Big Creek District, page 002.
Listed as Blyford J. Marrs, age 31, head of household.
2. "Marriage Records of McDowell Co, WV", page 29.
Marriage Record, Book 1, 1865-1896, page 118.
Blueford J. Marrs, age 40, born in Tazewell Co, VA, son of H.W. and Nancy
Marrs, married on 11 Jul 1888 Susan E. Lockhart, age 21, born in Wayne Co,
VA, daughter of B.W.P. and Sarah(?) Lockhart.


Lavicy E.

1. 1880 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Complied by William A. Marsh, page 788.
Big Creek District, page 002.
Listed as Levicy E. Marrs, age 33, in household of husband, Bluford Marrs.


John W. Marrs

1. 1880 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Complied by William A. Marsh, page 788.
Big Creek District, page 002.
Listed as John W. Marrs, age 10, in household of father, Bluford Marrs.


Edward L. Marrs

1. 1880 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Complied by William A. Marsh, page 788.
Big Creek District, page 002.
Listed as Edward L. Marrs, age 9, in household of father, Bluford Marrs.


James A. Marrs

1. 1880 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Complied by William A. Marsh, page 788.
Big Creek District, page 002.
Listed as James A. Marrs, age 7, in household of father, Bluford Marrs.


William H. Marrs

1. 1880 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Complied by William A. Marsh, page 788.
Big Creek District, page 002.
Listed as William H. Marrs, age 3, in household of father, Bluford Marrs.


Hugh B. Marrs

1. 1880 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Complied by William A. Marsh, page 788.
Big Creek District, page 002.
Listed as Hugh B. Marrs, age 1, in household of father, Bluford Marrs.


Henry W. Marrs

1. 1880 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Complied by William A. Marsh, page 788.
Big Creek District, page 016.
Listed as Henry W. Marrs, age 68, head of household.
2. "Marriage Records of McDowell Co, WV", page 10.
Marriage Record, Book 1, 1865-1896, page 106
John Mans (sic Marrs), age 22, born in Tazewell Co, VA, son of Henry
and Nancy Marrs married on 12 Mar 1877 Molly Bowling, age 20, born in
McDowell Co, WV, daughter of William and Julia Bolen.


Nancy

1. 1880 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Complied by William A. Marsh, page 788.
Big Creek District, page 016.
Listed as Nancy Marrs, age 66, in household of husband, Henry W. Marrs.
2. "Marriage Records of McDowell Co, WV", page 10.
Marriage Record, Book 1, 1865-1896, page 106
John Mans (sic Marrs), age 22, born in Tazewell Co, VA, son of Henry
and Nancy Marrs married on 12 Mar 1877 Molly Bowling, age 20, born in
McDowell Co, WV, daughter of William and Julia Bolen.


John W. Marrs

1. 1880 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Complied by William A. Marsh, page 788.
Big Creek District, page 002.
Listed as John W. Marrs, age 25, head of household.
2. "Marriage Records of McDowell Co, WV", page 10.
Marriage Record, Book 1, 1865-1896, page 106
John Mans (sic Marrs), age 22, born in Tazewell Co, VA, son of Henry
and Nancy Marrs married on 12 Mar 1877 Molly Bowling, age 20, born in
McDowell Co, WV, daughter of William and Julia Bolen.
3. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Big Creek Township, taken on 15 Jun 1900,
page 82B, Family #173.
Listed as John Marrs, age 45, born in Sep 1854, head of household.


Mary E. "Molly" Bolen

1. 1880 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Complied by William A. Marsh, page 788.
Big Creek District, page 002.
Listed as Mary Marrs, age 22, in household of husband, John W. Marrs.
2. "Marriage Records of McDowell Co, WV", page 10.
Marriage Record, Book 1, 1865-1896, page 106
John Mans (sic Marrs), age 22, born in Tazewell Co, VA, son of Henry
and Nancy Marrs married on 12 Mar 1877 Molly Bowling, age 20, born in
McDowell Co, WV, daughter of William and Julia Bolen.
3. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Big Creek Township, taken on 15 Jun 1900,
page 82B, Family #173.
Listed as Mary Marrs, age 42, born in Jun 1857, in household of husband,
John Marrs.
4. Ancesrty.com Web Site, William Bowling search, 21 Mar 2002, submitted by
Cliff Bowlin, csm0373@adelphia.net.
Mary E. Bowling; born on 20 Jun 1857; died on 7 Oct 1904.
5. 1870 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, Jeffersonville Township, Court House, taken on 1 Jul 1870, Page 367A, Family#196.
Listed as Mary E. Bowling, age 12, in household of father, William H. Bowling.


Julia E. Marrs

1. 1880 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Complied by William A. Marsh, page 788.
Big Creek District, page 002.
Listed as Julia E. Marrs, age 1 month, in household of father, John W. Marrs.
2. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Big Creek Township, taken on 15 Jun 1900,
page 82B, Family #173.
Listed as Julia Marrs, age 19? (should be 20), born in May 1880, in household
of father, John Marrs.


Sally Marrs

1. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Big Creek Township, taken on 15 Jun 1900,
page 82B, Family #173.
Listed as Sally Marrs, age 16, born in Oct 1883, in household of father,
John Marrs.


Gordon Marrs

1. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Big Creek Township, taken on 15 Jun 1900,
page 82B, Family #173.
Listed as Gordon Marrs, age 9, born in Dec 1890, in household of father,
John Marrs.


Walter Marrs

1. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Big Creek Township, taken on 15 Jun 1900,
page 82B, Family #173.
Listed as Walter Marrs, age 6, born in Mar 1894, in household of father,
John Marrs.