McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV; Families and Individuals

Notes


Alphonso Hulens Smith

1. "Pedigree Resources File", CD #9, LDS, submitted by Stephen Haynes, 10905
Braden Court, Fredericksburg, VA, 22407 on 9 Jan 2000.
Alphonso Hughland Smith was born on 9 May 1912 in Alleghaney Co, VA; died on
18 Sep 1996 at Hot Springs, VA; married Elizabeth May Hodge on 11 Oct 1933 at
Covington, VA.
2. 1920 Census, Greenbrier Co, WV; Anthony Creek District; taken on 2 Feb 1920; Page 11B;
Family #211.
Listed as Alphanes Smith; age 7; born in VA; in household of father, Thomas H. Smith.
3. 1930 Census, Greenbrier Co, WV; Anthony Creek District; taken on 16 Apr 1930; Page 96A;
Family #77.
Listed as Alpnonso H. Smith; age 17; born in WV; single; laborer in factory; in household of father,
Thomas H. Smith.
(Note that these children are listed on the second page of the census, following their parents)


Elizabeth May Hodge

1. "Pedigree Resources File", CD #9, LDS, submitted by Stephen Haynes, 10905
Braden Court, Fredericksburg, VA, 22407 on 9 Jan 2000.
Eliazbeth May Hodge was born on 20 Sep 1917 at Bath Alum, VA; died on 30 Sep
1985 in Alleghaney Co, VA.


Ernest Brown Hodge

1. "Pedigree Resources File", CD #9, LDS, submitted by Stephen Haynes, 10905
Braden Court, Fredericksburg, VA, 22407 on 9 Jan 2000.
Ernest Brown Hodge was born on 8 May 1882 at Millboro, VA; died on 31 Mar
1931 at McClung, VA; married Ratie Margaret Wilfong on 6 Feb 1907.


Ratie Margaret Wilfong

1. "Pedigree Resources File", CD #9, LDS, submitted by Stephen Haynes, 10905
Braden Court, Fredericksburg, VA, 22407 on 9 Jan 2000.
Ratie Margaret Wilfong; born on 16 Jan 1889 in Bath Co, VA; died 11 Apr 1955
in Millboro, VA.


Effie Pearl Altizer

1. "Pedigree Resource File", CD #5, LDS, submitted 15 Sep 1999 by Glenn Allen
Lester, 21211 Cupar Lane, Huntington Beach, CA, 92646.
Burrell Franklin Lester was born on 28 Feb 1865 in Wyoming Co, WV; died on 4
Mar 1961 at Baileysville, Wyoming Co, WV; buried in Lester Cemetery, Indian
Creek, Wyoming Co, WV; married first, Marinda Lester in 1904; second Effie
Pearl Altizer on 4 Sep 1913 in Wyoming Co, WV.
Effie Pearl Altizer was born on 14 Apr 1889; daughter of Edward and Armeda
Altizer; died 12 Oct 1952 in WV.
2. Wyoming Co, WV Web Site, Cemeteries
http://members.aol.com/jlcooke2/cemetery.htm
Effie Pearl Lester; born on 14 Apr 1889; died on 12 Oct 1952; buried in
Lester Cemetery, Baileysville, Wyoming Co, WV.
3. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Center District, taken on 29 Jun 1900, Page 239
B, Family #229.
Listed as Pearl Altizer, age 11, born in Apr 1889 in WV, in household of
father, John Altizer.
4. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Baileysvelle District, taken on 15 Apr 1910;
Page 183A, Family #7.
Listed as Pearle Altizer, age 21, born in WV, single, 1 child, 1 living, in
household of father, Edward Altizer.
5. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Baileysville, District; taken on 9 Apr 1930; Page 79A;
Family #139/141.
Listed as Pearl Lester; age 42; born in WV; married at 23; in household of husband, Burrell F.
Lester.


Mollie Altizer

1. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Baileysvelle District, taken on 15 Apr 1910;
Page 183A, Family #7.
Listed as Mollie Altizer, age 5, born in WV, living in household of
grandfather, Edward Altizer, with mother Peral Altizer.


John Elswick

1. Ancestry.com web site, g_a_l@hotmail.com
Elizabeth Rebecca Elswick, daughter of John and Susannah (______) Elswick,
was born on 2 Jul 1771 in VA; died in Pike Co, KY; married Ablijah Whitt on
22 Oct 1792 in Montgomery Co, VA.
John Elswick, son of John and Lydia Ratliff Elswick, was born on the James
River in Montgomery Co, VA in 1749; died in 1837 in Pike Co, KY; married
Milly Susan (_______); children: Patsy, Elizabeth Rebecca and Mary Elswick.


Milly Susan

1. Ancestry.com web site, g_a_l@hotmail.com
Elizabeth Rebecca Elswick, daughter of John and Susannah (______) Elswick,
was born on 2 Jul 1771 in VA; died in Pike Co, KY; married Ablijah Whitt on
22 Oct 1792 in Montgomery Co, VA.
John Elswick, son of John and Lydia Ratliff Elswick, was born on the James
River in Montgomery Co, VA in 1749; died in 1837 in Pike Co, KY; married
Milly Susan (_______); children: Patsy, Elizabeth Rebecca and Mary Elswick.


James Wilson Cook

1. "Pedigree Resource File", LDS, CD #5, 15 Sep 1999, submitted by Glenn Allen
Lester, 21211 Cupar Lane, Hunting Beach, CA 92646.
James Wilson Cook was born in 1879; married Martha Ann Milam on 8 Jun 1897
in Raleigh Co, WV.
On 2 Mar 1903 in Raleigh Co, WV, W.P. Cooke and A.A. Lilly were named as
guardians of William Lewis Cooke and Wilson Cooke, Jr, children of Wilson
Cooke, Sr.


Martha Ann Milam

1. "Pedigree Resource File", LDS, CD #5, 15 Sep 1999, submitted by Glenn Allen
Lester, 21211 Cupar Lane, Hunting Beach, CA 92646.
Martha Ann Milam was daughter of Lewis Luke and Nancy Jane O'Neal Milam; born
in 1880 in Raleigh Co, WV; married James Wilson Cook on 8 Jun 1897 in
Raleigh Co, WV; child: William Lewis Cook.


William Lewis Cook

1. "Pedigree Resource File", LDS, CD #5, 15 Sep 1999, submitted by Glenn Allen
Lester, 21211 Cupar Lane, Hunting Beach, CA 92646.
Martha Ann Milam was daughter of Lewis Luke and Nancy Jane O'Neal Milam; born
in 1880 in Raleigh Co, WV; married James Wilson Cook on 8 Jun 1897 in
Raleigh Co, WV; child: William Lewis Cook.
William Lewis Cook was born on 2 Fen 1900 at Helen, Raleigh Co, WV; died on
11 Sep 1968 at Ury, Raleigh Co, WV; married Lilly H. Howerton; children:
Larry, Glenn, William and a daughter.
On 2 Mar 1903 in Raleigh Co, WV, W.P. Cooke and A.A. Lilly were named as
guardians of William Lewis Cooke and Wilson Cooke, Jr, children of Wilson
Cooke, Sr.


James Lewis Lester

1. 1880 Census, Raleigh Co, WV; Slab Fork District; taken on 9/10 Jun 1880; Page 157D; Image 4 of
17; Family #26/26.
Listed as James L. Lester; age 7; born in WV; in household of father, Abner S. Lester.
2. "Pedigree Resource File", LDS, CD #5, 15 Sep 1999, submitted by Glenn Allen
Lester, 21211 Cupar Lane, Hunting Beach, CA 92646.
James Lewis Lester was born on 15 May 1873 in Wyoming Co, WV; married first,
Mary Angeline Cooke on 12 Aug 1897 in Raleigh Co, WV; second, Margaret E.
Gross on 26 May 1900 in Raleigh Co, WV.


Mary Angeline Cook

1. "Pedigree Resource File", LDS, CD #5, 15 Sep 1999, submitted by Glenn Allen
Lester, 21211 Cupar Lane, Hunting Beach, CA 92646.
Mary Angeline Cook was born in 1881; married James Lewis Lester on 12 Aug
1897 in Raleigh Co, WV.


James Balis Smith

1. "Pedigree Resource File", LDS, CD #5, 15 Sep 1999, submitted by Glenn Allen
Lester, 21211 Cupar Lane, Hunting Beach, CA 92646.
James Balis Smith; born on 1 Jun 1876 at helen, Raleigh Co, WV; died on 5 Mar
1942 at Beckley, Raleigh Co, WV of duodenal ulser perforation and
hemmorrage; married Martha Jane Milam.
1880 Census, Raleigh Co, WV listed here at age 3 with parents.
Married on 9 Sep 1890 in Raleigh Co, WV Martha Solesbury, daughter of
Augusta Solesbury.
1910 Census, Raleigh Co, WV, age 34, divorced from Martha, a border in
household of Henry Jordan.
1920 Census Raleigh Co, WV, listed as James B. Smith, age 43, renting, a
lumber cutter.


Martha Jane Milam

1. "Pedigree Resource File", LDS, CD #5, 15 Sep 1999, submitted by Glenn Allen
Lester, 21211 Cupar Lane, Hunting Beach, CA 92646.
James Balis Smith; born on 1 Jun 1876 at Helen, Raleigh Co, WV; died on 5 Mar
1942 at Beckley, Raleigh Co, WV of duodenal ulser perforation and
hemmorrage; married Martha Jane Milam.

1880 Census, Raleigh Co, WV listed here at age 3 with parents.

Married on 9 Sep 1890 in Raleigh Co, WV Martha Solesbury, daughter of
Augusta Solesbury. Do not understand this note as it relates to Martha
Milam. James would have only been 13 at the time.

1910 Census, Raleigh Co, WV, age 34, divorced from Martha, a border in
household of Henry Jordan.

1920 Census Raleigh Co, WV, listed as James B. Smith, age 43, renting, a
lumber cutter.

2. "Pedigree Resource File", LDS, CD #5, 15 Sep 1999, submitted by Glenn Allen
Lester, 21211 Cupar Lane, Hunting Beach, CA 92646.
James Balis Smith; born on 1 Jun 1876 at helen, Raleigh Co, WV; died on 5 Mar
1942 at Beckley, Raleigh Co, WV of duodenal ulser perforation and
hemmorrage; married Martha Jane Milam.
1880 Census, Raleigh Co, WV listed here at age 3 with parents.
Married on 9 Sep 1890 in Raleigh Co, WV Martha Solesbury, daughter of
Augusta Solesbury.
1910 Census, Raleigh Co, WV, age 34, divorced from Martha, a border in
household of Henry Jordan.
1920 Census Raleigh Co, WV, listed as James B. Smith, age 43, renting, a
lumber cutter.
3. "Pedigree Resource File", LDS, CD #5, 15 Sep 1999, submitted by Glenn Allen
Lester, 21211 Cupar Lane, Hunting Beach, CA 92646.
Martha Jane Milam; born 29 Jan 1884 at Maben, Wyoming Co, WV, married 1921?
John Balis Smith in Wyoming Co, WV; died 11 Feb 1971 in Beckley, Raleigh Co,
WV; buried in Low Gap Cemetery, Raleigh Co, WV.
1910 Census, Raleigh Co, WV listed as Martha Milam?? with Calis, age 4 and
Ivory, age 18 months, in the "Poor Farm".
Marriage Book 12, page 97, 1921 Mattie Milam married Dabney Willis.
4. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Slab Fork District, taken on 12 Jun 1900, Page 289A, Family #135.
Listed as Martha J. Milliam, age 16, born in WV in Jan 1884, in household of father, Thomas M.
Milam.


John Lee Woolridge

1. "Pedigree Resources File", LDS CD #15, 7 May 2000, submitted by Jimmy David
Brewster, 500 Charwood Lane, West Columbia, SC 29170.
Richard Woolridge married Molly Brewster on 20 Jun 1884 in McDowell Co, WV;
children: Richard Gratton, James, George, Albert, John Lee, and Crockett.
John Lee Woolridge was born on 10 Jul 1893; died on 15 May 1979; married
Carrie Lee Martin on 4 Aug 1920.
2. McDowell Co, WV Cemeteries, Skygusty Cemetery, by Rev. Jim Mullins.
John W. (conflicts with Ref 1, John Lee); born on 10 Jul 1893; died on 15
May 1979; buried here next to his wife Carrie L. Woolridge.


Carrie Lee Martin

1. "Pedigree Resources File", LDS CD #15, 7 May 2000, submitted by Jimmy David
Brewster, 500 Charwood Lane, West Columbia, SC 29170.
Richard Woolridge married Molly Brewster on 20 Jun 1884 in McDowell Co, WV;
children: Richard Gratton, James, George, Albert, John Lee, and Crockett.
John Lee Woolridge was born on 10 Jul 1893; died on 15 May 1979; married
Carrie Lee Martin on 4 Aug 1920.
2. McDowell Co, WV Cemeteries, Skygusty Cemetery, by Rev. Jim Mullins.
John W. (conflicts with Ref 1, John Lee); born on 10 Jul 1893; died on 15
May 1979; buried here next to his wife Carrie L. Woolridge.
Carrie L. Woolridge; born on 11 Feb Jul 1895; died on 15 Jul 1978.


Guy Logan Beavers

1. "Compiled Tazewell Co Birth Index" "A B C D", Tazewell Co, VA Web Site
Guy Logan Beavers, son of William and Nancy Harrison Beavers, was
born on 19 Jun 1845 in Tazewell Co, VA.
2. Ancestry.com Web Site, Guy T. Harrison search, 3 Dec 2001, submitted by
Stan French, french@netscope.net.
Guy Logan Beavers; born on 19 Jun 1845 in Tazewell Co, VA; died on 17 Jul
1923 at Pearl, TX; married Hannah Christian, daughter of Thomas Scaggs and
Anne Elizabeth Altizer Christian.
3. 1860 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, Western District, Baptist Valley P.O., taken
on 10 Aug 1860, page 875, Family #1306.
Listed as Guy Beavers, age 15, born in VA, in household of brother,
Thomas R. Beavers.
4. 1850 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, Western District, taken on 14 Sep 1850, Page 294B, Family #1076.
Listed as Guy Beavers, age 8, born in VA, in household of brother, Thomas R. Beavers.
5. 1880 Census, Williamson Co, TX, page 443C.
Listed as Guy Beevers, age 35, born in VA, farmer, head of household.


Hannah Christian

1. Ancestry.com Web Site, Guy T. Harrison search, 3 Dec 2001, submitted by
Stan French, french@netscope.net.
Guy Logan Beavers; born on 19 Jun 1845 in Tazewell Co, VA; died on 17 Jul
1923 at Pearl, TX; married Hannah Christian, daughter of Thomas Scaggs and
Anne Elizabeth Altizer Christian.
2. 1880 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, Maiden Spring District, taken on 1 Jun 1880, page 276C, Family #25.
Listed as Hannah Christian, age 27, born in VA, in household of father, Thomas S. Christian.


Margaret Ann Beavers

1. 1880 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, Maiden Spring District, taken on 1 Jun 1880, page 276C, Family #25.
Listed as Margaret Christian (sic, Beavers), age 12, born in KY, in household of grandfather, Thomas S. Christian,
with mother, Hannah Christian Beavers.
2. Ancestry.com Web Site, Guy Logan Beavers Search, 4 Mar 2003, submitted by Joyce Barnett,
rjbarnett@netscope.net.
Margaret Ann Beavers; born on 1 Mar 1868 in Morgan Co, KY; died on 3 Nov 1947 in Smyth Co, VA;
married Mahon Anderson on 7 Mar 1891 in Tazewell Co, VA.


William Thomas Beavers

1. 1880 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, Maiden Spring District, taken on 1 Jun 1880, page 276D, Family #25.
Listed as William Christian (sic, Beavers), age 8, born in KY, in household of grandfather, Thomas S. Christian,
with mother, Hannah Christian Beavers.
2. Ancestry.com Web Site, Guy Logan Beavers Search, 4 Mar 2003, submitted by Joyce Barnett,
rjbarnett@netscope.net.
William Thomas Beavers; born in Sep 1871 in Morgan Co, KY; died in 1954; married Sarah Elizabeth
Sizemore on 20 Apr 1892.


Laura Belvidomy Beavers

1. 1880 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, Maiden Spring District, taken on 1 Jun 1880, page 276D, Family #25.
Listed as Laura Christian (sic, Beavers), age 1, born in VA, in household of grandfather, Thomas S. Christian,
with mother, Hannah Christian Beavers.
2. Ancestry.com Web Site, Guy Logan Beavers Search, 4 Mar 2003, submitted by Joyce Barnett,
rjbarnett@netscope.net.
Laura Belvidomy Beavers; born on 9 Oct 1878.