McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV; Families and Individuals

Notes


Asa Helton

1. 1850 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, taken 1 Oct 1850, page 312B, Family #1340.
Listed as Asa Helton, age 36, born in VA, head of household.
2. "Annals of Tazewell Co, VA", Harman, Vol I, page 109.
Asa Helton married on 8 Nov 1838 Mary Vance in Tazewell Co, VA.
3. Ancestry.com Web Site, Asa Helton search, 20 Mar 2002, submitted by
Carol Vangar, orangehelmets@aol.com.
Asa Helton: son of Jesse Helton; married Mary Vance, daughter of William and
Nancy Burnside Vance.
4. 1860 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, Maiden Spring District, Cedar Bluff PO, taken on 7 Aug 1860, Page 868, Family #1260.
Listed as Asa Helton, age 47, born in VA, farmer, head of household.
5. "Tazewell Co (VA) Marriages, 1854-1866" Register No 3, Year 1864 transcribed by Pauline Haga.
Harry Hickman, age 21 born in Tazewell Co, VA, son of Andy Hickman and Mases Lavis, married on 26 Oct 1864
Malinda J. Helton, age 17, born in Tazewell Co, VA, daughter of Asa and Mary Helton. Married by Paris Roninette.
6. 1870 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, Maiden Spring District, Knob PO, taken on 16 Aug 1870,
Page 286A, Family #371.
Listed as Acie Hilton, age 55, born in VA, farmer, head of household.
7. 1880 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, Maiden Spring District, page 301B.
Listed as Asa Helton, age 70, born in VA, farmer, head of household.


Mary "Polly" Vance

1. 1850 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, taken 1 Oct 1850, page 312B, Family #1340.
Listed as Mary Helton, age 26, born in VA, in household of husband, Asa
Helton.
2. Will Book 3, page 94, Tazewell Co, VA.
William Vance's will was probated in Jun 1853. Divides property to wife,
Nancy; sons: Harvey, John and Howard; daughters: Mary Helton, Sally Davis,
and Susannah, Rhinda, Lucinda, and Rody Vance.
3. "Annals of Tazewell Co, VA", Harman, Vol I, page 109.
Asa Helton married on 8 Nov 1838 Mary Vance in Tazewell Co, VA.
4. 1860 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, Maiden Spring District, Cedar Bluff PO, taken on 7 Aug 1860, Page 868, Family #1260.
Listed as Polly Helton, age 36, born in VA, in household of husband, Asa Helton.
5. 1870 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, Maiden Spring District, Knob PO, taken on 16 Aug 1870,
Page 286A, Family #371.
Listed as Mary Hilton, age 45, born in VA, in household of husband, Asa Helton.
6. 1880 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, Maiden Spring District, page 301B.
Listed as Mary Helton, age 60, born in VA,in household of husband, Asa Helton.


William H. Helton

1. 1850 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, taken 1 Oct 1850, page 312B, Family #1340.
Listed as William H. Helton, age 7, born in VA, in household of father,
Asa Helton.
2. 1860 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, Maiden Spring District, Cedar Bluff PO, taken on 7 Aug 1860, Page 868, Family #1260.
Listed as William Helton, age 15, born in VA, in household of father, Asa Helton.


John Helton

1. 1850 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, taken 1 Oct 1850, page 312B, Family #1340.
Listed as John Helton, age 1, born in VA, in household of father,
Asa Helton.
2. 1860 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, Maiden Spring District, Cedar Bluff PO, taken on 7 Aug 1860, Page 868, Family #1260.
Listed as John Helton, age 10, born in VA, in household of father, Asa Helton.


Charles Helton

1. 1860 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, Maiden Spring District, Cedar Bluff PO, taken on 7 Aug 1860, Page 868, Family #1260.
Listed as Charles Helton, age 3, born in VA, in household of father, Asa Helton.
2. 1870 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, Maiden Spring District, Knob PO, taken on 16 Aug 1870,
Page 286A, Family #371.
Listed as Charles Hilton, age 14, born in VA, in household of father, Asa Helton.


Margaret Helton

1. 1870 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, Maiden Spring District, Knob PO, taken on 16 Aug 1870,
Page 286A, Family #371.
Listed as Margaret Hilton, age 7, born in VA, in household of father, Asa Helton.


Barbara Helton

1. 1870 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, Maiden Spring District, Knob PO, taken on 16 Aug 1870,
Page 286A, Family #371.
Listed as Barbara Hilton, age 3, born in VA, in household of father, Asa Helton.
2. 1880 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, Maiden Spring District, page 301B.
Listed as Barbara Helton, age 12, born in VA,in household of father, Asa Helton.


Martha Helton

1. 1870 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, Maiden Spring District, Knob PO, taken on 16 Aug 1870,
Page 286A, Family #371.
Listed as Barbara Hilton, age 1, born in VA, in household of father, Asa Helton.
2. 1880 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, Maiden Spring District, page 301B.
Listed as Martha Helton, age 10, born in VA, in household of father, Asa Helton.


Reece Davis

1. 1850 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, taken 2 Oct 1850, page 313B, Family #1348.
Listed as Reese Davis, age 24, born in VA, head of household.
2. Will Book 3, page 94, Tazewell Co, VA.
William Vance's will was probated in Jun 1853. Divides property to wife,
Nancy; sons: Harvey, John and Howard; daughters: Mary Helton, Sally Davis,
and Susannah, Rhinda, Lucinda, and Rody Vance.
3. "Annals of Tazewell Co, VA", Harman, Vol I, page 144.
Reese Davis married on 15 Mar 1849 Sarah Davis in Tazewell Co, VA.


Sarah "Sally" Vance

1. 1850 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, taken 2 Oct 1850, page 313B, Family #1348.
Listed as Sarah Davis, age 21, born in VA, in household of husband, Reece
Davis.
2. Will Book 3, page 94, Tazewell Co, VA.
William Vance's will was probated in Jun 1853. Divides property to wife,
Nancy; sons: Harvey, John and Howard; daughters: Mary Helton, Sally Davis,
and Susannah, Rhinda, Lucinda, and Rody Vance.
3. "Annals of Tazewell Co, VA", Harman, Vol I, page 144.
Reese Davis married on 15 Mar 1849 Sarah Davis in Tazewell Co, VA.


William F. Davis

1. 1850 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, taken 2 Oct 1850, page 313B, Family #1348.
Listed as William F. Davis, age 8 months, born in VA, in household of
father, Reece Davis.


Tolbert J. Elswick Jr

1. Ancestry.com Web Site, Louisa Elswick search, 24 Nov 2001, submitted by
Joyce Barnett, rjbarnett@netscope.net
Louisa Elswick; born in 1836 in Tazewell Co, VA; daughter of Tolbert and
Jane (_______) Elswick; married first, Elihu Griffiths on 21 Feb 1860 in
Tazewell Co, VA; second, Charles L. Robinette on 2 Feb 1875 in Tazewell Co,
VA.
Tolbert Elswick; born abt 1800; son of Jonathan and Agnes (______) Elswick;
married Jane (_______); settled near Paint Lick Mtn in Tazewell Co, VA;
children: Josiah, Tolbert Jr, John, Ann E., Sally, Louisa, and Robert.
2. 1850 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, Western District, taken on 29 Sep 1850, Page 306A, Family #1242.
Listed as Tolbert Elswick, age 21, born in VA, in household of father, Tolbert Elswick.
3. "Annals of Tazewell Co, VA", Harman, Vol II, page 23.
Tolbert Elswick married on 12 Apr 1859 Lucinda Vance in Tazewell Co, VA.
4. 1860 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, Western District, Cedar Bluff P.O., taken on 6
Aug 1860, page 864, Family #1234.
Listed as Tolbert J. Elswick, age 23, born in VA, farm laborer, head of
household.


Lucinda Vance

1. 1850 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, taken 1 Oct 1850, page 313A, Family #1341.
Listed as Lucinda Vance, age 10, in household of father, William Vance.
2. Will Book 3, page 94, Tazewell Co, VA.
William Vance's will was probated in Jun 1853. Divides property to wife,
Nancy; sons: Harvey, John and Howard; daughters: Mary Helton, Sally Davis,
and Susannah, Rhinda, Lucinda, and Rody Vance.
3. "Annals of Tazewell Co, VA", Harman, Vol II, page 23.
Tolbert Elswick married on 12 Apr 1859 Lucinda Vance in Tazewell Co, VA.
4. 1860 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, Western District, Cedar Bluff P.O., taken on 6
Aug 1860, page 864, Family #1234.
Listed as Lucinda Elswick, age 20, born in VA, in household of husband,
Tolbert J. Elswick.


Lucinda Elswick

1. 1860 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, Western District, Cedar Bluff P.O., taken on 6
Aug 1860, page 864, Family #1234.
Listed as Lucinda Elswick, age 3 months, born in VA, in household of father,
Tolbert J. Elswick.


Isabell Elswick

1. Tazewell Co, VA Marriages, "White Family Marriages", transcribed by Ron
Dawson, kinred@inetone.net.
John E. White, age 21, born in Tazewell Co, VA, son of William and Susannah;
married on 1 Dec 1881 Isabell Elswick, age 20, born in Tazewell Co, VA,
daughter of Tolbert and Lucinda Elswick.


Jesse Helton

1. Ancestry.com Web Site, Asa Helton search, 20 Mar 2002, submitted by
Joyce Barnett, rjbarnett@netscope.net.
Jesse Helton; died on 4 Mat 1924 in Breathitt Co, KY; married Louisa
Margaret "Eliza" Vance in Feb 1865 in TX.


Louisa Margaret "Eliza" Vance

1. Ancestry.com Web Site, Asa Helton search, 20 Mar 2002, submitted by
Joyce Barnett, rjbarnett@netscope.net.
Jesse Helton; died on 4 Mat 1924 in Breathitt Co, KY; married Louisa
Margaret "Eliza" Vance in Feb 1865 in TX.
Louisa Margaret Vance; daughter of John Clay and Rody Griffiths Vance;
born on 7 Feb 1852 in Tazewell Co, VA; died on 6 Jul 1916 in Greenup Co, KY.


John G. Prater

1. Buchanan Co, VA Web Site, www.silvermaple.net/buchanan/
"The Lockhart Family Tree", by Lehman Tiller.
Rebecca A. Prater was born in Feb 1843; died on 20 May 1923 at home in
Richlands, Tazewell Co, VA; buried in family cemetery at Richlands; married
Mark Tollett Lockhart on 3 Jan 1865 in Richlands; daughter of John G. and
Mahala (_______) Prater; had 10 children, 8 were living in 1910.
2. Ancestry.com Web Site, Rebecca Prater search, 29 Mar 2002, submitted by
Randy Jones, randyj2222@yahoo.com.
John G. Prater; born in 1818 in Tazewell Co, VA; son of James William and
Phebe Griffiths Prater; died on 18 Jul 1893 in Tazewell Co, VA; married P.
Mahaly (_______) bef 1840.
3. 1850 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, Western District, taken 1 Oct 1850, page 312B,
Family #1335.
Listed as John Prater, age 32, farmer, born in VA, head of household.
4. 1860 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, Western District, Cedar Bluff P.O., taken on 6
Aug 1860, page 864, Family #1233.
Listed as John G. Pater, age 40, born in VA, farmer, head of household.
5. 1870 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, Maiden Spring Township, taken on 15 Aug 1870,
Page 285B, Family #303.
Listed as John G. Prater, age 54, born in VA, farmer, head of household.
6. 1880 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, Maiden Spring District, taken on 14 Jun 1880, Page 289B, Family #250.
Listed as John G. Prater, age 61, born in VA, farmer, head of household.


Mahala

1. Buchanan Co, VA Web Site, www.silvermaple.net/buchanan/
"The Lockhart Family Tree", by Lehman Tiller.
Rebecca A. Prater was born in Feb 1843; died on 20 May 1923 at home in
Richlands, Tazewell Co, VA; buried in family cemetery at Richlands; married
Mark Tollett Lockhart on 3 Jan 1865 in Richlands; daughter of John G. and
Mahala (_______) Prater; had 10 children, 8 were living in 1910.
2. Ancestry.com Web Site, Rebecca Prater search, 29 Mar 2002, submitted by
Randy Jones, randyj2222@yahoo.com.
John G. Prater; born in 1818 in Tazewell Co, VA; son of James William and
Phebe Griffiths Prater; died on 18 Jul 1893 in Tazewell Co, VA; married P.
Mahaly (_______) bef 1840.
3. 1850 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, Western District, taken 1 Oct 1850, page 312B,
Family #1335.
Listed as Mahaly Prater, age 32, born in VA, in household of husband, John
Prater.
4. 1860 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, Western District, Cedar Bluff P.O., taken on 6
Aug 1860, page 864, Family #1233.
Listed as Mahala Pater, age 43, born in VA, in household of husband, John G.
Prater.
5. 1870 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, Maiden Spring Township, taken on 15 Aug 1870,
Page 285B, Family #303.
Listed as Mahala Prater, age 52, born in VA, in household of husband, John
G. Prater.
6. 1880 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, Maiden Spring District, taken on 14 Jun 1880, Page 289B, Family #250.
Listed as Mahala Prater, age 62, born in VA,in household of husband, John G. Prater.


Olivia Prater

1. 1850 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, Western District, taken 1 Oct 1850, page 312B,
Family #1335.
Listed as Olivia Prater, age 6, born in VA, in household of father, John
Prater.
2. 1860 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, Western District, Cedar Bluff P.O., taken on 6
Aug 1860, page 864, Family #1233.
Listed as Olivia Prater, age 15, born in VA, in household of father, John
G. Prater.


Louisa "Eliza" Prater

1. 1850 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, Western District, taken 1 Oct 1850, page 312B,
Family #1335.
Listed as Eliza Prater, age 3, born in VA, in household of father, John
Prater.
2. 1860 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, Western District, Cedar Bluff P.O., taken on 6
Aug 1860, page 864, Family #1233.
Listed as Louisa Prater, age 12, born in VA, in household of father, John
G. Prater.


Sarah E. Prater

1. 1860 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, Western District, Cedar Bluff P.O., taken on 6
Aug 1860, page 864, Family #1233.
Listed as Sarah E. Prater, age 9, born in VA, in household of father, John
G. Prater.


John L. Prater

1. 1860 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, Western District, Cedar Bluff P.O., taken on 6
Aug 1860, page 864, Family #1233.
Listed as John L. Prater, age 7, born in VA, in household of father, John
G. Prater.
2. 1870 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, Maiden Spring Township, taken on 15 Aug 1870,
Page 285B, Family #303.
Listed as John L. Prater, age 19, born in VA, in household of father, John
G. Prater.


James F. Prater

1. 1860 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, Western District, Cedar Bluff P.O., taken on 6
Aug 1860, page 864, Family #1233.
Listed as James F. Prater, age 3, born in VA, in household of father, John
G. Prater.
2. 1870 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, Maiden Spring Township, taken on 15 Aug 1870,
Page 285B, Family #303.
Listed as James F. Prater, age 18, born in VA, in household of father, John
G. Prater.
3. 1880 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, Maiden Spring District, taken on 14 Jun 1880, Page 289B, Family #250.
Listed as James F. Prater, age 21, born in VA, in household of father, John G. Prater.


Eveline Prater

1. 1870 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, Maiden Spring Township, taken on 15 Aug 1870,
Page 285B, Family #303.
Listed as Eveline Prater, age 18/10?, born in VA, in household of father,
John G. Prater.


Robert Alfred Horton

1. Will Book #2, page 158, tazewell Co, VA.
Richard Steel's will was probated in Feb 1840 in Tazewell Co, VA.
Divides his property to wife, Eleanor, to his children: Shadrack, Richard,
and Harvey; to his grandsons: Calvin and Marvin; to his granddaughters: Ann
Eliza, and Elizabeth Steel; to his daughter: Nancy Huton? (Horten, see
Reference #2) and her children; to his sons: Edmond, Thomas and Wesley;
to his son-in-law:George Steel and to his daughters: Sharlotty and Tony?
Steel.
2. Ancestry.com Web Site, Richard Steel search, 10 Apr 2001, submitted by
janabird@aol.com
Richard Steel was born about 1780; married Eleanor Marlow; daughter, Nancy
Steel, was born about 1804 in Tazewell Co, VA, married Robert Alfred Horton.
Nancy Steel married Robert Horton on 24 Feb 1824 in Tazewell Co, VA; she died
abt 1880: children were: Ellen, Harvey George, Tyre D, John Bradford, Cosbi
C., Julia Franklin, Eliza Jane, Sarah Ann, Henry Thomas, Benjamin Franklin,
and James T. Horton.
3. "Annals of Tazewell Co, VA", Harman, Vol I, page 73.
Robert Horton married on 24 Feb 1824 Nancy Steel in Tazewell Co, VA.
4. 1850 Census of Russell Co, VA, taken on 7 Aug 1850, Page 238B, Family #272.
Listed as Robert A. Horton, age 51, born in Russell Co, VA, laborer, head of household.


Nancy Steele

1. Will Book #2, page 158, tazewell Co, VA.
Richard Steel's will was probated in Feb 1840 in Tazewell Co, VA.
Divides his property to wife, Eleanor, to his children: Shadrack, Richard,
and Harvey; to his grandsons: Calvin and Marvin; to his granddaughters: Ann
Eliza, and Elizabeth Steel; to his daughter: Nancy Huton? (Horten, see
Reference #2) and her children; to his sons: Edmond, Thomas and Wesley;
to his son-in-law:George Steel and to his daughters: Sharlotty and Tony?
Steel.
2. Ancestry.com Web Site, Richard Steel search, 10 Apr 2001, submitted by
janabird@aol.com
Richard Steel was born about 1780; married Eleanor Marlow; daughter, Nancy
Steel, was born about 1804 in Tazewell Co, VA, married Robert Alfred Horton.
Nancy Steel married Robert Horton on 24 Feb 1824 in Tazewell Co, VA; she died
abt 1880: children were: Ellen, Harvey George, Tyre D, John Bradford, Cosbi
C., Julia Franklin, Eliza Jane, Sarah Ann, Henry Thomas, Benjamin Franklin,
and James T. Horton.
3. "Annals of Tazewell Co, VA", Harman, Vol I, page 73.
Robert Horton married on 24 Feb 1824 Nancy Steel in Tazewell Co, VA.
4. 1850 Census of Russell Co, VA, taken on 7 Aug 1850, Page 238B, Family #272.
Listed as Nancy Horton, age 46, born in Tazewell Co, VA, in household of husband, Robert A. Horton.


Causbi C. Horton

1. 1850 Census of Russell Co, VA, taken on 7 Aug 1850, Page 238B, Family #272.
Listed as Causby C. Horton, age 16, born in Russell Co, VA, in household of father, Robert A. Horton.


Julia C.? Horton

1. 1850 Census of Russell Co, VA, taken on 7 Aug 1850, Page 238B, Family #272.
Listed as Julia C.? Horton, age 14, born in Russell Co, VA, in household of father, Robert A. Horton.


Eliza Jane Horton

1. 1850 Census of Russell Co, VA, taken on 7 Aug 1850, Page 238B, Family #272.
Listed as Eliza Jane Horton, age 13, born in Russell Co, VA, in household of father, Robert A. Horton.


Harry L. Horton

1. 1850 Census of Russell Co, VA, taken on 7 Aug 1850, Page 238B, Family #272.
Listed as Harry L. Horton, age 9, born in Russell Co, VA, in household of father, Robert A. Horton.


Benjamin F. Horton

1. 1850 Census of Russell Co, VA, taken on 7 Aug 1850, Page 238B, Family #272.
Listed as Benjamin F. Horton, age 6, born in Russell Co, VA, in household of father, Robert A. Horton.


James T. Horton

1. 1850 Census of Russell Co, VA, taken on 7 Aug 1850, Page 238B, Family #272.
Listed as James T. Horton, age 2, born in Russell Co, VA, in household of father, Robert A. Horton.


Joseph Elswick

1. "Descendants of Joseph and Lucy Elswick"
silvermaple.net/buchanan/jelswick.htm by Bill Fuller at billflr@compunet.net
Joseph Elswick was born abt 1786; married Lucy Childers.
2. 1860 Census, Buchanan Co, VA, Grundy P.O. taken on 5 Jul 1860, Page 763,
Family #42.
Listed as Joseph Elswick, age 75, born in VA, farmer, head of household.


Lucinda "Lucy" Childers

1. "Descendants of Joseph and Lucy Elswick"
silvermaple.net/buchanan/jelswick.htm by Bill Fuller at billflr@compunet.net
Joseph Elswick was born abt 1786; married Lucy Childers.
2. 1860 Census, Buchanan Co, VA, Grundy P.O. taken on 5 Jul 1860, Page 763,
Family #42.
Listed as Lucinda Elswick, age 74, born in VA, in household of husband,
Joseph Elswick.


Pricy Elswick

1. Buchanan Co, VA Web Site, www.silvermaple.net/buchanan/
"Another Set of Descendents of Joseph Elswick Family - Buchanan Co, VA/Pike
Co, KY"
Joesph Elswick married Lucy Childers; children were: John, Polly and Pricy
Elswick.
Pricy was born abt 1807; died in 1900 at Conway, VA; married first, Jake
Hagy; second, Charles Hackney and third, James Madison Ramey, on 7 Feb 1831
in Pike Co, KY.


John Wesley Elswick

1. Wyoming Co, WV, Web Site, 3 Sep 2000, George Belcher, gbelcher@citynet.net.
John Sanford Belcher, born 25 Apr 1829 in Pike Co, KY; married Mary Elswick
on 30 Apr_____,(sic 13 Dec 1849) in Pike Co, KY.
2. "Descendants of Joseph and Lucy Elswick"
silvermaple.net/buchanan/jelswick.htm by Bill Fuller at billflr@compunet.net
Polly Elswick, daughter of John and Winnie Rowe Elswick, was born in 1834;
died in 1907; married John S. Belcher (born in 1829; died in 1919).
John Elswick was born in 1806; died in 1890; married Winnie Rowe.
3. 1850 Census Tazewell Co, VA, page 284A, Family #931.
Listed as John Elswick, age 40, born in KY, head of household.
4. 1860 Census, Buchanan Co, VA, Grundy P.O. taken on 5 Jul 1860, Page 763, Family #39.
Listed as John Elswick, age 49, born in VA, farmer, head of household.
5. 1870 Census, Buchanan Co, VA; Grundy Township; Grundy, VA PO; taken on 23 Jul 1870; Page 197A;
Family #153/137.
Listed as John Elswick; age 59; born in VA; farmer; head of household.
6. 1880 Census, Buchanan Co, VA; Grundy District; taken on 12 Jun 1880; Page 357A; Family #99/99.
Listed as John Elswick, Sr; age 70; born in VA; married; farmer and miller; head of household.


Winnie Rowe

1. Wyoming Co, WV, Web Site, 3 Sep 2000, George Belcher, gbelcher@citynet.net.
John Sanford Belcher, born 25 Apr 1829 in Pike Co, KY; married Mary Elswick
on 30 Apr_____,(sic 13 Dec 1849) in Pike Co, KY.
2. "Descendants of Joseph and Lucy Elswick"
silvermaple.net/buchanan/jelswick.htm by Bill Fuller at billflr@compunet.net
Polly Elswick, daughter of John and Winnie Rowe Elswick, was born in 1834;
died in 1907; married John S. Belcher (born in 1829; died in 1919).
John Elswick was born in 1806; died in 1890; married Winnie Rowe.
Winnie Rowe was born in 1807; died in 1890.
3. 1850 Census Tazewell Co, VA, page 284A, Family #931.
Listed as Winney Elswick, age 40, born in VA, in household of husband, John Wlswick.
4. 1860 Census, Buchanan Co, VA, Grundy P.O. taken on 5 Jul 1860, Page 763, Family #39.
Listed as Winney Elswick, age 49, born in VA, in household of husband, John Elswick.
5. 1870 Census, Buchanan Co, VA; Grundy Township; Grundy, VA PO; taken on 23 Jul 1870; Page 197A;
Family #153/137.
Listed as Wincy Elswick; age 60; born in VA; in household of husband, John W. Elswick.
6. 1880 Census, Buchanan Co, VA; Grundy District; taken on 12 Jun 1880; Page 357A; Family #99/99.
Listed as Winna Elswick; age 72; born in VA; married; in household of husband, John W. Elswick.


Sarah "Sally" Elswick

1. 1850 Census Tazewell Co, VA, page 284A, Family #931.
Listed as Sally (Lilly?) Elswick, age 14, born in VA, in household of father,
John Elswick.


Nancy Elswick

1. 1850 Census Tazewell Co, VA, page 284A, Family #931.
Listed as Nancy Elswick, age 8, born in VA, in household of father, John
Elswick. A twin of Thompson Elswick (apparently not correct per 1860 Census)
2. 1860 Census, Buchanan Co, VA, Grundy P.O. taken on 5 Jul 1860, Page 763,
Family #39.
Listed as Nancy Elswick, age 18, born in VA, in household of father, John
Elswick.


John M. Elswick

1. 1850 Census Tazewell Co, VA, page 284A, Family #931.
Listed as John M. Elswick, age 4, born in VA, in household of father, John W. Elswick.
2. 1860 Census, Buchanan Co, VA, Grundy P.O. taken on 5 Jul 1860, Page 763, Family #39.
Listed as John M. Elswick, age 13, born in VA, in household of father, John W. Elswick.


Ray Richard Rose

1. Birth, death and burial taken from obituary writeup in news paper.
2. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; taken on 25 Apr 1930; Page 219A; Image
53 of 75; Family #465/482.
Listed as Ray Rose, age 2 yrs, 10 months, born in WV, in household of father, Wilburn Rose.
3. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Big Sandy; E.D. 24-36; taken on 26 Apr
1940; Page 737B; Image 34 of 48; Household #20.
Listed as Ray Rose; age 13; born in WV; 3rd grade education; attending school; lived in same house
on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Wilburn Rose.
4. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Book #__(1946); Page 64; WV Archives Web Site.
Ray Richard Rose; age 20; born at Hensley, WV; single; living at Hensley, WV; married on 17 Jan
1946 at Welch, WV; Eva Whitten Osborne; age 17; born at Sandy Huff, WV; single; living at
Roderfield, WV; by consent of Mary Rose, mother of Ray Richard Rose; and Avey Osborne, mother of
Eva Whitten Osborne.
5. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Book #__(1947); Page 331; WV Archives Web Site.
Ray Richard Rose; age 21; born at Hensley, WV; divorced; living at Hensley, WV; married on 13 Sep
1947 at Roderfield, WV; Ethel M. Belcher; age 19; born at Maitland, WV; single; living at
Maitland, WV; by consent of Minnie Belcher, mother of Ethel M. Belcher.


Ethel M. Belcher

1. Name obtained from obituary of husband, Ray R. Rose, writeup in newspaper.
Living in Marianna, WV at the time, 31 May 1993. Married for 47 years.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Book #__(1947); Page 331; WV Archives Web Site.
Ray Richard Rose; age 21; born at Hensley, WV; divorced; living at Hensley, WV; married on 13 Sep
1947 at Roderfield, WV; Ethel M. Belcher; age 19; born at Maitland, WV; single; living at
Maitland, WV; by consent of Minnie Belcher, mother of Ethel M. Belcher.
3. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Palm Memorial Gardens, Matheny, Wyoming Co, WV; submitted by
Patty Greene; 4 Nov 2008.
Ethel M. Belcher; born 1 Nov 1927; died 13 Apr 2010; buried here; obit posted.
"MORGANTOWN — Ethel Rose, 82, a resident of the Sundale Nursing Home in Morgantown for the past several years, and formerly of Daybrook, died Tuesday, April 13, 2010, in the nursing facility.

"Mrs. Rose was born November 1, 1927, at Maitland, W.Va., a daughter of the late Isaac Belcher and Minnie Helvey-Belcher.

"Ethel was a homemaker and a member of the Freewill Baptist Church.

"In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, Ray Richard Rose (1927-1993), and five sisters Louise Belcher, Cynthia Belcher, Virgie Belcher, Rachel Belcher, and Thelma Belcher; and two brothers, Jesse Belcher and Basil Belcher.

"Surviving are one son and daughter-in-law, Ronnie Lee Rose and his wife Redis of Pineville, W.Va.; one brother, Jim Belcher of Howard, Ohio and one sister, Bonnie Belcher-Matthews of Morgantown.

"Friends may call at the Owen-Neely Funeral Home in Blacksville from 6 to 8 p.m. today, Wednesday and at the Calfee Funeral Home in Pineville, from 6 to 8 p.m. on Thursday. Funeral services will be held in the funeral home in Pineville at 11 a.m. Friday. Interment will follow in the Palm Memorial Gardens at Matheny."


Oliver Curtis "Ollie" Bishop

1. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Brown's Creek District, taken on 12 Jan 1920,
Page 218A, Family #147.
Listed as Ollie Bishop, age 2, born in WV, in household of father, Henry Bishop.
2. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; taken on 16 Apr 1930; Page 63A;
Family #475/493.
Listed as Oliver Bishop; age 18; born in WV; single; in household of brother, William E. Bishop.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Book #__(1937); Page 195; WV Archives Web Site.
Ollie Bishop; born on 2 Feb 1912 at Mohegan, WV; living at Fan Rock, WV; son of Henry and
Crutty; married on 28 Aug 1937 at Welch, WV; Sarah Lester; born on 6 Apr 1915 at Baileysville,
WV; living at Davy, WV; daughter of Harrison and Amanda.
4. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Sandy Huff; E.D. 24-57; taken on 1 May 1940;
Page 1115B; Image 66 of 74; Household #557.
Listed as Ollie Bishop; age 28; born in WV; married; 4th grade education; lived in Wyoming Co, WV
on 1 Apr 1935; coal miner; head of household.
5. Social Security Death Index; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Ollie Bishop; born on 2 Feb 1912; died in Sep 1980; living at Peterstown, Monroe Co, WV at death.
6. Information taken from Obituary writeup in newspaper. Date was not given.
"Ollie Curtis Bishop, 68 of Peterstown, formally of Steels, died in a
Princeton (WV) hospital Saturday after a short illness. Born Feb 2, at
Mohegan, he was the son of the late Henry Bishop and Creta Lester Bishop"


Shirley Marie Lester

1. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Huff Creek District, taken on 29 Apr 1930, Page 185A,
Family #178.
Listed as Sherlie Lester, age 6, born in WV, in household of father, Lloyd Lester.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1939); Page 71; WV Archives Web Site.
Roy England; born on 24 Sep 1917 at Hanover, WV; living at Hensley, WV; son of W.A. and
Betsie; married on 25 Jan 1939 at Hensley, WV; Shirley Lester; born on 12 Apr 1920 at Hanover,
WV; living at Hensley, WV; daughter of Lloyd and Evelyn.
3. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1943); Page 92; WV Archives Web Site.
Morris Morgan; age 26; born and living at Fanrock, WV; single; son of Tom and Callie Morgan;
married on 20 Feb 1943 at Fanrock, WV; Shirley Lester; age 18; born and living at Fanrock, WV;
single; daughter of Lloyd and Evaline Lester.
4. Information taken from Obituary writeup in newspaper. Date was not given.
"Ollie Curtis Bishop, 68 of Peterstown, formally of Steels, died in a
Princeton (WV) hospital Saturday after a short illness. Born Feb 2, at
Mohegan, he was the son of the late Henry Bishop and Creta Lester Bishop"
"Survivors include his wife, Shirley Bishop of Peterstown..."
5. Mounts Funeral Home; Gilbert, WV; Posted Obit.
"A sweet and loving mother, grandmother, sister, aunt, and friend, Shirley Marie Bishop, 86 of Ballard, formerly of Steeles, went home to be with her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, and to join her loved ones waiting for her in heaven, on Wednesday, September 29, 2010, from Springfield Center at Lindside.

"Born on April 14, 1924 at Steeles, she was the daughter of the late Loyd and Evelyn Green Lester.

"In addition to her parents she was also preceded in death by her loving husband, Ollie Bishop; five brothers; and three sisters.

"Shirley was a homemaker and a member of the Padfork Freewill Baptist Church. She enjoyed quilting and spending time with her wonderful family and friends. She will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved her.

"Those left to love and cherish her memory and to carry on her legacy include: her nine children: Ricky Morgan of WV, Shelbly DeCarlo of Loraine Ohio, Larry (Ada) Bishop of Central Point Oregon, Theressa (Mike) Walker of Justice, Patsy (Joe) McMillan of North Carolina, Melinda (Michael) Lester of Hanover, Danny (Winona) Bishop of Lynco, Tammy (Jerry) Spangler of Ballard, and Vickie Bishop of Ballard; her sister, Fay Lester of Hanover; her 18 grandchildren; her 8 great grandchildren; her 3 great great grandchildren; and a host of other dear family and friends.

"Friends may gather with the family at the Padfork Freewill Baptist Church at Steeles section of Hanover, on Saturday, October 2nd from 12:00 noon to 2:00 pm.

"Funeral services will be held at 2:00 pm on Saturday, October 2nd, at the Padfork Freewill Baptist Church with the Rev. Dennis Lester and the Rev. Teddy Vance officiating..."

"Burial will follow in the Lester Cemetery at Steeles section of Hanover..."
6. Social Security Death Index; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Shirley M. Bishop; born on 14 Apr 1924; died on 29 Sep 2010; living at Ballard, Monre Co, WV at
death.


Ray Bishop

1. Information taken from Obituary writeup in newspaper. Date was not given.
"Ollie Curtis Bishop, 68 of Peterstown, formally of Steels, died in a
Princeton (WV) hospital Saturday after a short illness. Born Feb 2, at
Mohegan, he was the son of the late Henry Bishop and Creta Lester Bishop"
"Survivors include his wife, Shirley Bishop of Peterstown..."
...five sons, Ray Bishop of Baltimore, MD..."


William Bishop

1. Information taken from Obituary writeup in newspaper. Date was not given.
"Ollie Curtis Bishop, 68 of Peterstown, fromaly of Steels, died in a
Princeton (WV) hospital Saturday after a short illness. Born Feb 2, at
Mohegan, he was the son of the late Henry Bishop and Creta Lester Bishop"
"Survivors include his wife, Shirley Bishop of Peterstown..."
...five sons, William Bishop of Roderfield, (WV)..."


Vickie Bishop

1. Information taken from Obituary writeup in newspaper. Date was not given.
"Ollie Curtis Bishop, 68 of Peterstown, fromaly of Steels, died in a
Princeton (WV) hospital Saturday after a short illness. Born Feb 2, at
Mohegan, he was the son of the late Henry Bishop and Creta Lester Bishop"
"Survivors include his wife, Shirley Bishop of Peterstown..."
...seven daughters, Miss Vickie Bishop, of the home..."