McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families and Individuals

Notes


Robert H. Browning

1. Ancestry.com Web Site, William Brown search, 6 Nov 2001, submitted by K.
Mazor, csspencer14@yahoo.com
Martha Vance; born in 1871; married Robert H. Browning.


Martha Vance

1. Ancestry.com Web Site, William Brown search, 6 Nov 2001, submitted by K.
Mazor, csspencer14@yahoo.com
Martha Vance; born in 1871; married Robert H. Browning.
2. 1880 Census, Logan Co, WV, Tridelphia District, Page 308B, Family #77.
Listed as Martha Vance, age 9, born in WV, in household of mother, Nancy Brown Vance.


Joseph L. Lilly

1. Ancestry.com Web Site; William basham search, 10 Nov 2001, submitted by
Anne McKinney, plumsmom2@aol.com
William Blane Basham; born on 5 Apr 1828; died on 20 Aug 1914; married
Julina Lydia Lilly, daughter of Joseph and Mary Shrewsbury Lilly, born on 28
Jun 1835.
2. Ancestry.com Web Site, Hugh Lilly search, 28 Mar 2002, submitted by
Mark Buckland, woodrowmb@aol.com.
Joseph L. Lilly; born on 16 Sep 1803 in VA; died on 13 Sep 1883 at Dunns,
Mercer Co, WV; son of Edmond and Edith Meadows; married Mary Elizabeth
Shrewsbury on 29 Oct 1825 in Giles Co, VA.
3. 1850 Census, Mercer Co, WV, 42nd District, taken on 26 Jul 1850; page 155B,
Family #115
Listed as Joseph Lilly, age 46, born in VA, farmer, head of household.
4. Ancestry.com Web Site, Joseph L. Lilly search, 29 Mar 2002, submitted by
Rep. Glen Maxey, repgmaxey@aol.com.
Joseph L. Lilly; born on 16 Sep 1803 in Montgamery Co, VA; son of Edmond and
Edith Meador Lilly; died on 13 Sep 1883 at Dunns, Mercer Co, WV; married
Mary Elizabeth Shrewsbury on 29 Oct 1825 in Giles Co, WV.
5. 1870 Census, Mercer Co, WV; Jumping Branch Township; Jumping Branch PO; taken on 19 Aug
1870; Page 529A; Family #1/1.
Listed as Joseph Lilly, Sr; age 66; born in VA; farmer; head of household.


Elizabeth Thompson

1. 1850 Census, Mercer Co, WV, 42nd District, taken on 26 Jul 1850; page 155B,
Family #115
Listed as Elizabeth Lilly, age 28, born in VA, in household of husband,
Joseph Lilly.
2. Ancestry.com Web Site, Joseph L. Lilly search, 29 Mar 2002, submitted by
Sandra Griffith, sandrag627@aol.com.
Joseph L. Lilly; married second, Elizabeth Thompson on 7 Nov 1840 in Fayette
Co, WV.
Elizabeth Thompson; born on 27 May 1822 in Giles Co, VA; daughter of Henry
Gore and Jane Thompson; died in 1915.
3. 1870 Census, Mercer Co, WV; Jumping Branch Township; Jumping Branch PO; taken on 19 Aug
1870; Page 529A; Family #1/1.
Listed as Elizabeth Lilly; age 49; born in VA; in household of husband, Joseph L. Lilly, Sr.


Edmond H. Lilly

1. 1870 Census, Mercer Co, WV; Jumping Branch Township; Jumping Branch PO; taken on 19 Aug
1870; Page 529A; Family #1/1.
Listed as Edmond H. Lilly; age 15; born in VA; in household of father, Joseph L. Lilly, Sr.


Rufus F. Lilly

1. 1870 Census, Mercer Co, WV; Jumping Branch Township; Jumping Branch PO; taken on 19 Aug
1870; Page 529A; Family #1/1.
Listed as Rufus F. Lilly; age 13; born in VA; in household of father, Joseph L. Lilly, Sr.


Aden T. Lilly

1. 1870 Census, Mercer Co, WV; Jumping Branch Township; Jumping Branch PO; taken on 19 Aug
1870; Page 529A; Family #1/1.
Listed as Aden T. Lilly; age 11; born in VA; in household of father, Joseph L. Lilly, Sr.


Louisa A. Lilly

1. 1870 Census, Mercer Co, WV; Jumping Branch Township; Jumping Branch PO; taken on 19 Aug
1870; Page 529A; Family #1/1.
Listed as Louisa A. Lilly; age 7; born in VA; in household of father, Joseph L. Lilly, Sr.


Allie F. Lilly

1. 1870 Census, Mercer Co, WV; Jumping Branch Township; Jumping Branch PO; taken on 19 Aug
1870; Page 529A; Family #1/1.
Listed as Allie F. Lilly; age 5; born in WV; in household of father, Joseph L. Lilly, Sr.


John Cantrell

1. Ancestry.com Web Site; Andrew Steele search, 13 Nov 2001; submitted by Joel
Logsdon, jlogs58@aol.com
John Cantrell; born on 15 Mar 1842; died on 5 May 1922; son of Hiram and
Nancy Mullins Cantrell; married Leah Short on 19 Mar 1863 in Wise Co, VA.
Leah Short; born in 1841 in VA; daughter of Charles Anderson and Anne
Mullins Short; married first Abner Caudill; second John Cantrell.


Leah Short

1. Ancestry.com Web Site; Andrew Steele search, 13 Nov 2001; submitted by Joel
Logsdon, jlogs58@aol.com
John Cantrell; born on 15 Mar 1842; died on 5 May 1922; son of Hiram and
Nancy Mullins Cantrell; married Leah Short on 19 Mar 1863 in Wise Co, VA.
Leah Short; born in 1841 in VA; daughter of Charles Anderson and Anne
Mullins Short; married first Abner Caudill; second John Cantrell.


David E. Short

1. Ancestry.com Web Site; Andrew Steele search, 13 Nov 2001; submitted by Joel
Logsdon, jlogs58@aol.com
Mary A. "Polly" Cantrell; born in 1836; daughter of Hiram and Nancy Mullins
Cantrell; married David E. Short on 26 Aug 1849 in Letcher Co, KY.
David E. Short; born on 6 Mar 1825 in VA; son of Charles Anderson and Anne
Mullins Short.


Mary A. "Polly" Cantrell

1. Ancestry.com Web Site; Andrew Steele search, 13 Nov 2001; submitted by Joel
Logsdon, jlogs58@aol.com
Mary A. "Polly" Cantrell; born in 1836; daughter of Hiram and Nancy Mullins
Cantrell; married David E. Short on 26 Aug 1849 in Letcher Co, KY.
David E. Short; born on 6 Mar 1825 in VA; son of Charles Anderson and Anne
Mullins Short.


Hugh Chambers

1. Ancestry.com Web Site; Hugh Chambers search, 13 Nov 2001; submitted by
chambers@zoomnet.net
Hugh Chambers; born on 5 May 1868 at Sinking Waters, Tazewell Co, VA; died
on 12 Mar 1955 in Boyd Co, KY; buried in Rose Hill Burial Park, Boyd Co, KY;
son of Reece and Emmazilla Elizabeth Wingo Chambers; married, first, Ida
Marie Wurts (born on 11 Aug 1899); second Mary Ann Keese on 7 Nov 1892 in
Logan Co, WV. (Sic, Ida Marie Wurts could not have been Hugh's first wife.
She was not born until after Hugh's marriage to Mary Ann Keese in 1892).
2. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Clear Fork District, taken on 1 Jun 1900, Page 244B,Family #13.
Listed as Hugh Chambers, age 32, born in May 1868 in VA, married 7 yrs, farmer, head of household.


Mary Ann Keese

1. Ancestry.com Web Site; Hugh Chambers search, 13 Nov 2001; submitted by
chambers@zoomnet.net
Hugh Chambers; born on 5 May 1868 at Sinking Waters, Tazewell Co, VA; died
on 12 Mar 1955 in Boyd Co, KY; buried in Rose Hill Burial Park, Boyd Co, KY;
son of Reece and Emmazilla Elizabeth Wingo Chambers; married, first, Ida
Marie Wurts (born on 11 Aug 1899); second Mary Ann Keese on 7 Nov 1892 in
Logan Co, WV. (Sic, Ida Marie Wurts could not have been Hugh's first wife.
She was not born until after Hugh's marriage to Mary Ann Keese in 1892).
2. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Clear Fork District, taken on 1 Jun 1900, Page 244B,Family #13.
Listed as Mary A. Chambers, age 23, born in Jun 1877 in KY, married 7 yrs; 4 children, 4 living; in household of
husband, Hugh Chambers.
(Mary Ann's parents, John and Sarah Keese are also listed in this family.)


James Corbett Chambers

1. Ancestry.com Web Site; Hugh Chambers search, 13 Nov 2001; submitted by
chambers@zoomnet.net
Corbett Chambers; son of Hugh and Mary Ann Keezee Chambers; living in
Bristol, TN in 1955.
2. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Clear Fork District, taken on 1 Jun 1900, Page 244B,Family #13.
Listed as James C. Chambers, age 7, born in Jan 1893 in WV, in household of father, Hugh Chambers.


Walter Herbert Chambers

1. Ancestry.com Web Site; Hugh Chambers search, 13 Nov 2001; submitted by
chambers@zoomnet.net
Herbert Chambers; son of Hugh and Mary Ann Keezee Chambers; living in
Bristol, TN in 1955.
2. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Clear Fork District, taken on 1 Jun 1900, Page 244B,Family #13.
Listed as Walter H. Chambers, age 5, born in Apr 1895 in WV, in household of father, Hugh Chambers.


Pearl Ethel Chambers

1. Ancestry.com Web Site; Hugh Chambers search, 13 Nov 2001; submitted by
chambers@zoomnet.net
Ethel Chambers; daughter of Hugh and Mary Ann Keezee Chambers; lived in
Newport News, VA; married Cam Darnley.
2. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Clear Fork District, taken on 1 Jun 1900, Page 244B,Family #13.
Listed as Pearle E. Chambers, age 2, born in Nov 1897 in WV, in household of father, Hugh Chambers.


Bessie Chambers

1. Ancestry.com Web Site; Hugh Chambers search, 13 Nov 2001; submitted by
chambers@zoomnet.net
Bessie Chambers; daughter of Hugh and Mary Ann Keezee Chambers; lived in
Leesburg, VA.
2. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Clear Fork District, taken on 1 Jun 1900, Page 244B,Family #13.
Listed as Bessie Chambers, age 1, born in Feb 1899 in WV, in household of father, Hugh Chambers.


John Keese

1. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Clear Fork District, taken on 1 Jun 1900, Page 244B,Family #13..
Listed as John Keesee, age 43, born in Nov 1856 in KY, married 24 yrs; in household of son-in-law, Hugh Chambers,
with wife, Sarah J.


Sarah J.

1. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Clear Fork District, taken on 1 Jun 1900, Page 244B,Family #13.
Listed as Sarah J. Keesee, age 40, born in Aug 1859 in KY, married 24 yrs,4 children, 4 living; in household of
son-in-law, Hugh Chambers, with husband, John Keese.


Kenner Keese

1. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Clear Fork District, taken on 1 Jun 1900, Page 244B,Family #13.
Listed as Kenner Keesee, age 19, born in Jan 1881 in KY, in household of brother-in-law, Hugh Chambers.


John H. Keese

1. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Clear Fork District, taken on 1 Jun 1900, Page 244B,Family #13.
Listed as John H. Keesee, age 16, born in Jun 1883 in KY, in household of brother-in-law, Hugh Chambers.


Maggie Keese

1. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Clear Fork District, taken on 1 Jun 1900, Page 244B,Family #13.
Listed as Maggie Keesee, age 7, born in Feb 1892 in KY, in household of brother-in-law, Hugh Chambers.


William A. Rollins

1. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Clear Fork District, page 244A, Family #3.
Listed as William A. Rollins, age 32, born in Dec 1867 in VA, married 14
yrs, head of household.


Martha J.

1. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Clear Fork District, page 244A, Family #3.
Listed as Martha J. Rollins, age 31, born in May 1869 in VA, married 14
yrs, 3 children, 2 living, in household of husband, William A. Rollins.


John E. Rollins

1. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Clear Fork District, page 244A, Family #3.
Listed as John E. Rollins, age 13, born in Jul 1886 in VA, in household of
father, William A. Rollins.


Charles E. Rollins

1. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Clear Fork District, page 244A, Family #3.
Listed as Charlie E. Rollins, age 9, born in May 1891 in VA, in household of
father, William A. Rollins.


John Randolph "Dolf" Aliff

1. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Clear Fork District, page 244B, Family #17.
Listed as John R. Aliff, age 18, born in Mar 1882, in household of mother, Margaret Brunty Aliff.
2. "Marriage Records of Wyoming Co, WV...", Vol 6, No 234, Pauline Haga, page 1.
Randolph Aliff, age 19, son of D. and Margaret; married on 31 Aug 1901 Ocie Belcher, age 16,
daughter of Peter.
3. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Clear Fork District, taken on 25 Apr 1910, Page 242A, Family #105.
Listed as Dolph Aliff, age 27, born in WV, married once for 9 yrs, farmer, head of household
4. Logan Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1943); Page 384; WV Archives Web Site.
Dolf Aliff; age 60; born in WV; widowed; living at Davin, WV; son of Fred and May (Brunty) Aliff; married
on 6 Aug 1943 at Davin, WV; Icy Elkins; age 28; born in WV; single; living at Davin, WV; daughter of
John and Annie L. Elkins.


Ocie M. Belcher

1. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Clear Fork District, taken on 13 Jun 1900, page
250A, Family #105.
Listed as Ocie M. Belcher, age 15, born in Nov 1884, in WV, in household of
father, Milton Peter Belcher.
2. "Marriage Records of Wyoming Co, WV...", Vol 6, No 234, Pauline Haga, page 1.
Randolph Aliff, age 19, son of D. and Margaret; married on 31 Aug 1901 Ocie
Belcher, age 16, daughter of Peter.
3. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Clear Fork District, taken on 25 Apr 1910, Page 242A, Family #105.
Listed as Ocie Aliff, age 27, born in WV, married once for 9 yrs, no children, in household fof husband, John R. Aliff.


Asa Alfred Aliff

1. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Clear Fork District, page 244B, Family #17.
Listed as Asa A. Aliff, age 2, born in Sep 1897, in household of
mother, Margaret Brunty Aliff.
2. "Wyoming County, WV Heritage", "Acy Alfred Aliff and India Mae Short Aliff"
article, by Nancy Gunter, WGS, page 77.
"Acy was the youngest of six sons and one daughter of Dink Aliff and Margaret
Virginia Brunty Aliff of Oceana". Acy was Nancy Gunter's father.
Asa Aliff; born on 15 Sep 1897; died on 14 Aug 1980; married India Mae Short
on 31 Dec 1921, daughter of Edward and Laura belle Toler Short.
3. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Oceana District, Town of Oceana, Main Street, taken on 15 Apr
1910, Page 259B, Family #22.
Listed as Acy Cook, age 12, born in WV, in household of father, Lewis B. Cooke.
4. 1920 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Clear Fork District, taken on 10/12 Jan 1920, Page 206B, Family #53.
Listed as Asa A. Aliff, age 22, born in WV, in household of mother, Margaret Brunty Aliff Cook.
5. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Oceana District, Page 195A, Family #155.
Listed as Asa Aliff, age 38, born in WV, married at 31, mail carrier, head of household.


India Mae Short

1. "Wyoming County, WV Heritage", "Acy Alfred Aliff and India Mae Short Aliff"
article, by Nancy Gunter, WGS, page 77.
"Acy was the youngest of six sons and one daughter of Dink Aliff and Margaret
Virginia Brunty Aliff of Oceana". Acy was Nancy Gunter's father.
Asa Aliff; born on 15 Sep 1897; died on 14 Aug 1980; married India Mae Short
on 31 Dec 1921, daughter of Edward and Laura belle Toler Short.
India Mae Short; born on 10 Oct 1906; died on 11 Jul 1970.
2. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Clear Fork District, taken on 20 Apr 1910, Page 237B, Family #36.
Listed as India Short, age 3, born in WV, in household of father, Edward Short.
3. 1920 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Clear Fork District, taken onn 10/12 Jan 1920, Page 207A, Family #60.
Listed as India Short, age 13, born in WV, in household of father, Edward Short.
4. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Oceana District, Page 195A, Family #155.
Listed as India Aliff, age 23, born in WV, married at 16, in household of husband, Asa Aliff.


Richard Friel Combs

1. Virginia marriages, 1785-1940; LDS Web Site.
R.F. Combs; age 21; born in Carroll Co, VA; single; son of Newel and Frances
Combs; married on 31 Dec 1868 in Carrol Co, VA; M.A. Largin; age 20; born in
Carroll Co, VA; single; daughter of Rebecca Largin.
2. Virginia marriages, 1785-1940; LDS Web Site.
Richard F. Combs; age 33; born in Carroll Co, VA; widowed; son of Newel and Frances
Combs; married on 18 Mar 1880 in Carrol Co, VA; Ellen Marshal; age 25; born in
Carroll Co, VA; single; daughter of William and Rosamond Marshall.
3. "Marriage Records of Wyoming Co, WV...", Vol 6, No 107, Haga, page 25.
Peter Vinson Cowles?, age 36, born in Carroll Co, VA, son of Fouling and
Millie Cowles?, married on 5 May 1900 Rena Toler, age 35, daughter of
William Toler.
4. Ancestry.com Web Site, Peter Combs search, 16 Nov 2001, submitted by John
Hysler, johndhysler@aol.com
Peter Vincent Combs; born in 1879; son of Richard Friel and Millie Ann Largen
Combs; married Renee G. Toler.
Richard F. Combs; born in Jul 1847 in VA: son of Newell D. and Frances
Beamer Combs; died bef 1917 on Fork Ridge, Claiborne Co, TN; married first,
Ellen Marshall; second Millie Largen.


Millie Ann Largen

1. Virginia marriages, 1785-1940; LDS Web Site.
R.F. Combs; age 21; born in Carroll Co, VA; single; son of Newel and Frances
Combs; married on 31 Dec 1868 in Carrol Co, VA; M.A. Largin; age 20; born in
Carroll Co, VA; single; daughter of Rebecca Largin.
2. Ancestry.com Web Site, Peter Combs search, 16 Nov 2001, submitted by John
Hysler, johndhysler@aol.com
Peter Vincent Combs; born in 1879; son of Richard Friel and Millie Ann Largen
Combs; married Renee G. Toler.
Millie Ann Largen; born in Jun 1849 in Carroll Co, VA; died on 15 Jul 1880
in Carroll Co, VA.