McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families and Individuals

Notes


John W. Bandy

1. "Marriage Records of McDowell Co, WV", page 34.
Marriage Record, Book 1, 1865-1896, page 121.
John W. Bandy, age 22, born in Tazewell Co, VA, son of Richard and Eliza
Bandy married on 25 Jun 1890 Laura J. Beavers, age 27, born in McDowell Co,
WV, daughter of Pheobe Beavers.
2. 1880 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, Jeffersville District, page 249A.
Listed as John Bandy, age 11, born in VA, in household of father, Richard Bandy.


Laura J. Beavers

1. 1870 Census, McDowell Co, WV, page 8, taken 20 July 1870.
Big Creek Township, Family #57.
Listed as Laura Beavers, age 10, in household of mother, Pheobe Beavers.
2. "Marriage Records of McDowell Co, WV...", page 10.
Marriage Record, McDowell Co, WV, Book 1, page 105(139).
J.R. Watkins, age 29, married on 6 Jun 1876 Laura J. Beavers, age 15,
born in McDowell Co, WV, daughter of Pheobe Beavers.
3. 1880 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Complied by William A. March, page 762.
Big Creek Township, page 004.
Listed as Laura Beavers, age 17, divorced, in household of mother, Pheobe Beavers.
4. "Marriage Records of McDowell Co, WV", page 34.
Marriage Record, Book 1, 1865-1896, page 121.
John W. Bandy, age 22, born in Tazewell Co, VA, son of Richard and Eliza
Bandy married on 25 Jun 1890 Laura J. Beavers, age 27, born in McDowell Co,
WV, daughter of Pheobe Beavers.


Richard Bandy

1. "Marriage Records of McDowell Co, WV", page 34.
Marriage Record, Book 1, 1865-1896, page 121.
John W. Bandy, age 22, born in Tazewell Co, VA, son of Richard and Eliza
Bandy married on 25 Jun 1890 Laura J. Beavers, age 27, born in McDowell Co,
WV, daughter of Pheobe Beavers.
2. 1880 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, Jeffersville District, page 249A.
Listed as Richard Bandy, age 41, born in VA, farmer, head of household.


Eliza

1. "Marriage Records of McDowell Co, WV", page 34.
Marriage Record, Book 1, 1865-1896, page 121.
John W. Bandy, age 22, born in Tazewell Co, VA, son of Richard and Eliza
Bandy married on 25 Jun 1890 Laura J. Beavers, age 27, born in McDowell Co,
WV, daughter of Pheobe Beavers.
2. 1880 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, Jeffersville District, page 249A.
Listed as Eliza Bandy, age 35, born in VA, in household of husband, Richard Bandy.


Orlena Bandy

1. 1880 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, Jeffersville District, page 249A.
Listed as Orlena Bandy, age 15, born in VA, in household of father, Richard Bandy.


Sarah Bandy

1. 1880 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, Jeffersville District, page 249A.
Listed as Sarah Bandy, age 13, born in VA, in household of father, Richard Bandy.


Thomas Bandy

1. 1880 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, Jeffersville District, page 249A.
Listed as Thomas Bandy, age 10, born in VA, in household of father, Richard Bandy.


Mary Bandy

1. 1880 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, Jeffersville District, page 249A.
Listed as Mary Bandy, age 8, born in VA, in household of father, Richard Bandy.


Hannah Bandy

1. 1880 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, Jeffersville District, page 249A.
Listed as Hannah Bandy, age 6, born in VA, in household of father, Richard Bandy.


George Bandy

1. 1880 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, Jeffersville District, page 249A.
Listed as George Bandy, age 2, born in VA, in household of father, Richard Bandy.


James Perry

1. "Annals of Tazewell Co, VA", Harman, Vol II, page 331.
Thomas Bandy was born about 1745 (sic, 1775) in Botetourt Co, VA. He came to Tazewell
Co, VA where he married his first wife, Nancy Perry. Their children were:
John C.; William W. and Ellen Bandy. Thomas died in 1825 at 80 years of age.
(sic, This can not be correct since in a later paragraph this same author states "Thomas
Bandy married a second time to Sallie Woldridge, July 16, 1842.")
2. Ancestry.com Web Site, Thomas Bandy search, 2 Feb 2003, submitted by Joyce Barnett,
rjbarnett@netscope.net.
Thomas C. Bandy; born in 1775 in Botetourt Co, VA; died in 1860 in Tazewell Co, VA; son of
John and Lucy Christian Bandy; married first, Nancy Perry on 7 Apr 1806 in Botetourt Co, VA;
second, Sally Woolridge on 16 Jul 1842 in Tazewell Co, VA.
Nancy Perry; daughter of James and Eleanor Dennis Perry.


Eleanor Dennis

1. "Annals of Tazewell Co, VA", Harman, Vol II, page 331.
Thomas Bandy was born about 1745 (sic, 1775) in Botetourt Co, VA. He came to Tazewell
Co, VA where he married his first wife, Nancy Perry. Their children were:
John C.; William W. and Ellen Bandy. Thomas died in 1825 at 80 years of age.
(sic, This can not be correct since in a later paragraph this same author states "Thomas
Bandy married a second time to Sallie Woldridge, July 16, 1842.")
2. Ancestry.com Web Site, Thomas Bandy search, 2 Feb 2003, submitted by Joyce Barnett,
rjbarnett@netscope.net.
Thomas C. Bandy; born in 1775 in Botetourt Co, VA; died in 1860 in Tazewell Co, VA; son of
John and Lucy Christian Bandy; married first, Nancy Perry on 7 Apr 1806 in Botetourt Co, VA;
second, Sally Woolridge on 16 Jul 1842 in Tazewell Co, VA.
Nancy Perry; daughter of James and Eleanor Dennis Perry.


John Bandy

1. "Annals of Tazewell Co, VA", Harman, Vol II, page 331.
Thomas Bandy was born about 1745 (sic, 1775) in Botetourt Co, VA. He came to Tazewell
Co, VA where he married his first wife, Nancy Perry. Their children were:
John C.; William W. and Ellen Bandy. Thomas died in 1825 at 80 years of age.
(sic, This can not be correct since in a later paragraph this same author states "Thomas
Bandy married a second time to Sallie Woldridge, July 16, 1842.")
2. Ancestry.com Web Site, Thomas Bandy search, 2 Feb 2003, submitted by Joyce Barnett,
rjbarnett@netscope.net.
Thomas C. Bandy; born in 1775 in Botetourt Co, VA; died in 1860 in Tazewell Co, VA; son of
John and Lucy Christian Bandy; married first, Nancy Perry on 7 Apr 1806 in Botetourt Co, VA;
second, Sally Woolridge on 16 Jul 1842 in Tazewell Co, VA.
Nancy Perry; daughter of James and Eleanor Dennis Perry.


Lucy Christian

1. "Annals of Tazewell Co, VA", Harman, Vol II, page 331.
Thomas Bandy was born about 1745 (sic, 1775) in Botetourt Co, VA. He came to Tazewell
Co, VA where he married his first wife, Nancy Perry. Their children were:
John C.; William W. and Ellen Bandy. Thomas died in 1825 at 80 years of age.
(sic, This can not be correct since in a later paragraph this same author states "Thomas
Bandy married a second time to Sallie Woldridge, July 16, 1842.")
2. Ancestry.com Web Site, Thomas Bandy search, 2 Feb 2003, submitted by Joyce Barnett,
rjbarnett@netscope.net.
Thomas C. Bandy; born in 1775 in Botetourt Co, VA; died in 1860 in Tazewell Co, VA; son of
John and Lucy Christian Bandy; married first, Nancy Perry on 7 Apr 1806 in Botetourt Co, VA;
second, Sally Woolridge on 16 Jul 1842 in Tazewell Co, VA.
Nancy Perry; daughter of James and Eleanor Dennis Perry.


Richard Bandy

1. Ancestry.com Web Site, Thomas Bandy search, 2 Feb 2003, submitted by Joyce Barnett,
rjbarnett@netscope.net.
Thomas C. Bandy; born in 1775 in Botetourt Co, VA; died in 1860 in Tazewell Co, VA; son of
John and Lucy Christian Bandy; married first, Nancy Perry on 7 Apr 1806 in Botetourt Co, VA;
second, Sally Woolridge on 16 Jul 1842 in Tazewell Co, VA.
John Bandy; son of Richard and Mahala Cummings Bandy; married Lucy Christian.
Richard Bandy; born in 1715 in Liverpool, England; married Mahala Cummings on 10 Jul 1740.


Mahala Cummings

1. Ancestry.com Web Site, Thomas Bandy search, 2 Feb 2003, submitted by Joyce Barnett,
rjbarnett@netscope.net.
Thomas C. Bandy; born in 1775 in Botetourt Co, VA; died in 1860 in Tazewell Co, VA; son of
John and Lucy Christian Bandy; married first, Nancy Perry on 7 Apr 1806 in Botetourt Co, VA;
second, Sally Woolridge on 16 Jul 1842 in Tazewell Co, VA.
John Bandy; son of Richard and Mahala Cummings Bandy; married Lucy Christian.
Richard Bandy; born in 1715 in Liverpool, England; married Mahala Cummings on 10 Jul 1740.


Thomas C. Bandy

1. "Annals of Tazewell Co, VA", Harman, Vol II, page 331.
Thomas Bandy was born about 1745 (sic, 1775) in Botetourt Co, VA. He came to Tazewell
Co, VA where he married his first wife, Nancy Perry. Their children were:
John C.; William W. and Ellen Bandy. Thomas died in 1825 at 80 years of age.
(sic, This can not be correct since in a later paragraph this same author states "Thomas
Bandy married a second time to Sallie Woldridge, July 16, 1842.")
2. Ancestry.com Web Site, Thomas Bandy search, 2 Feb 2003, submitted by Joyce Barnett,
rjbarnett@netscope.net.
Thomas C. Bandy; born in 1775 in Botetourt Co, VA; died in 1860 in Tazewell Co, VA; son of
John and Lucy Christian Bandy; married first, nancy Perry on 7 Apr 1806 in Botetourt Co, VA;
second, Sally Woolridge on 16 Jul 1842 in Tazewell Co, VA.


James M. Crawford

1. Ancestry.com Web Site, Thomas Bandy search, 2 Feb 2003, submitted by Joyce Barnett,
rjbarnett@netscope.net.
Thomas C. Bandy; born in 1775 in Botetourt Co, VA; died in 1860 in Tazewell Co, VA; son of
John and Lucy Christian Bandy; married first, Nancy Perry on 7 Apr 1806 in Botetourt Co, VA;
second, Sally Woolridge on 16 Jul 1842 in Tazewell Co, VA.
Ellen Bandy, daughter of Thomas C. and Nancy Perry bandy, married James W. Crawford on
1 Jan 1840 in Tazewell Co, VA.
2. 1850 Census, Russell Co, VA, Lebanon, taken on 6 Dec 1850, Page 347A, Family #1768.
Listed as James M. Crawford, age 30, born in Washington Co, VA, head of household.
3. "Annals of Tazewell Co, VA", Harman, Vol I, page 112.
James M. Crawford married on 1 Jan 1840 Ellen Bandy in Tazewell Co, VA.


Ellen J. Bandy

1. "Annals of Tazewell Co, VA", Harman, Vol II, page 331.
Thomas Bandy was born about 1745 in Botetourt Co, VA. He came to Tazewell
Co, VA where he married his first wife, Nancy Perry. Their children were:
John C.; William W. and Ellen Bandy. Thomas died in 1825 at 80 years of age.
2. "Compiled Tazewell Co Birth Index" "A B C D", Tazewell Co, VA Web Site
Ellen Bandy, daughter of Thomas and Nancy Peery Bandy, was born in Tazewell
Co, VA.
3. Ancestry.com Web Site, Thomas Bandy search, 2 Feb 2003, submitted by Joyce Barnett,
rjbarnett@netscope.net.
Thomas C. Bandy; born in 1775 in Botetourt Co, VA; died in 1860 in Tazewell Co, VA; son of
John and Lucy Christian Bandy; married first, Nancy Perry on 7 Apr 1806 in Botetourt Co, VA;
second, Sally Woolridge on 16 Jul 1842 in Tazewell Co, VA.
Ellen Bandy, daughter of Thomas C. and Nancy Perry bandy, married James W. Crawford on
1 Jan 1840 in Tazewell Co, VA.
4. 1850 Census, Russell Co, VA, Lebanon, taken on 6 Dec 1850, Page 347A, Family #1768.
Listed as Ellen J. Crawford, age 26, born in Tazewell Co, VA, in household of husband, James M. Crawford.
5. "Annals of Tazewell Co, VA", Harman, Vol I, page 112.
James M. Crawford married on 1 Jan 1840 Ellen Bandy in Tazewell Co, VA.


Nancy Jane Crawford

1. 1850 Census, Russell Co, VA, Lebanon, taken on 6 Dec 1850, Page 347A, Family #1768.
Listed as Nancy Jane Crawford, age 10, born in Russell Co, VA, in household of father, James M.
Crawford.


Arthur Vaughn Walker

1. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Center District, taken on 3 May 1910, Page 224A, Family #181.
Listed as Arthur V. Walker, age 3, born in WV, in household of father, Clarence V. Walker.
2. 1920 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Slab Fork District; Mullens; taken on 16 Jan 1920; Page 252B;
Family #217.
Listed as Von Walker; age 13; born in WV; in household of father, Clarence V. Walker.
3. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1926); Page 421; WV Archives Web Site.
A.Vaughn Walker; age 19; born in Wyoming Co, WV; living at Mullens, WV; son of C.V. and Pearl
Walker; married on 7 Aug 1926 in Wyoming Co, WV; Hattie Cook; age 19; born in Wyoming Co, WV;
living at Itmann, WV; daughter of Oliver and Jennie Cook.
4. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Center District; taken 17 Apr 1930; Page 159A; Family #64/64.
Listed as Vaughn Walker; age 23; born in VA; married at 19; head of household.
5. E-mail from Vietta Walker Litton; 24 Nov 2010, granddaughter.
"Clarence Victor Walker - born May 10, 1887 - died January 2, 1952

" Edith Pearl Stewart Walker - born Feb. 10, 1888 - died Aug. 31, 1974

"Pearl was the daughter of James Harvey Stewart and Mary Elizabeth Sauls

" Clarence and Pearl were married March 27, 1906

"(I have no idea why there is a Nancy J. on the 1910 census as Clarence’s wife. Grandma was pregnant with my dad at that time so maybe she was sick and gone and someone was staying with the two oldest boys?)

"Clarence and Pearl had 9 children:

"Arthur Vaughn Walker b. June 10, 1907 d. March 1969 he married Hattie Cook

"Jay Walker b. Sept. 3, 1908 d. Feb. 1980 he married Ruth Cook

"Carl Victor Walker, Sr. b. Nov. 6, 1910 d. Dec. 30, 1975 he married Beulah Moore in 1931; he married Velma Florence Walker (sic, O'Dell) Oct. 13, 1947; he married Florence Martin Dec. 17, 1964

"Minnie Walker b. Jan. 19, 1913 d. July 28, 1994 she married Robert Freeland Hedrick

"Mary Garnett Walker b. Jan. 31. 1915 d. Aug. 16,1982 she married Pierce Wyatt

"Elsie Marie Walker b. May 10, 1918 d. Dec. 13, 1994 she married Ohley Smith

"Thelma Walker b. she married Warren Smith

"Jack Walker b. Sept. 3, 1924 d. Dec. 11, 2006 he married Anna Perry

"Tessie June Walker b. Dec. 1, 1927 d. April 11, 2009 she married Edward Oliver

"Thank you for letting me update the information!

"Vietta Walker Litton"


Hattie Cook

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1926); Page 421; WV Archives Web Site.
A.Vaughn Walker; age 19; born in Wyoming Co, WV; living at Mullens, WV; son of C.V. and Pearl
Walker; married on 7 Aug 1926 in Wyoming Co, WV; Hattie Cook; age 19; born in Wyoming Co, WV;
living at Itmann, WV; daughter of Oliver and Jennie Cook.
2. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Center District; taken 17 Apr 1930; Page 159A; Family #64/64.
Listed as Hattie Walker; age 23; born in VA; married at 19; in household of husband, Arthur V.
Walker.


Mildred Walker

1. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Center District; taken 17 Apr 1930; Page 159A; Family #64/64.
Listed as Mildred Walker; age 2; born in WV; in household of father, Arthur V. Walker.


James Otis Cook

1. "Wyoming Co Heritage", WGS, "John Blake Cooke Aritcle", page 100.
James Otis Cook; born in 1920 at Itmann, WV; married Lucille Goddard.
2. "The Register Herald", Beckley, WV, Thursday 26 May 2005, newspaper Obit.
"OCEANA-James "Otis" Cook, gently passed away, Monday, May 23, 2005 at home in the arms of his daughter, with his wife at his side, following a courageous battle with lung cancer.
Born October 10, 1920, at Itmann, raised at Keyrock, he was the eldest son of the late John Blake and Hattie Stewart Cook.
"He was a 1939 graduate of Pineville High School, being inducted into the school's Hall of Fame in 1988, past member of the Oceana Rotary Club and served on the Board of Directors at The Bank of Oceana.
"Mr. Cook's first job was on a prop job, timbering at Keyrock, "It was 10 hours a day and 30 cents an hour." he recalled. He worked the Mullens Dollar Store as a stock boy and at Kroger's Grocery Store in Mullens, later working at Koppers Store in the produce department until being promoted to head butcher. He also worked at Koppers Tipple. Mr. Cook spent the last 62 years of his life in Oceana with 55 years selling new and used cars, having retired November 6, 2004, closing his business, Otis Cook Motor Sales, Inc.
"Mr. Cook was a quick-witted quiet gentleman who loved his family, children, selling cars, helping others and a dedicated member and deacon of Toneda Missiionary Baptist Church at Toney Fork. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by a granddaughter, Angela Dawn Blackburn, son-in-law, Joe Otis Blackburn and a sister, Joyce Goddard. Those left to cherish his memory are his wife of 63 years, Lucille Godard Cook of Oceana; a son, Donnie Lee Cook and his wife, Patricia of Draper, VA.; a daughter, Peggy Blackburn of Oceana; two brothers, Dick Cook and his wife, Mildred of Beckley and Barbe cook and his wife, Maxine of Wilmington, NC.; two sisters, Clara Dee Cook and her husband, Charles W. "Buddy" of Pineville; and Patricia Workman and her husband, Pat of Summersville; six grandchildren, James "Jim" Lee Cook and his wife, Dawn of Dyess AFB, TX., Rodney Allen Cook and his wife, Lisa of Sutton, Lori Shane Cook Hawk and her husband, Darrin of Greenville, SC., Don Don Cook of Draper, VA., Toni Blackburn Stewart and her husband, Ralph of Kopperston and Vernon Barbe Blackburn of Nashville, TN.; eight great-grandchildren, Callie Beth Cook of Oceana, Chris and Jamie Cook of Dyess, AFB, TX., Garrett and Payton Hawk of Greenvile, SC., Nathan Cook of Cyclone; Marina Renee and Cody Lee Stewart of Kopperston; two step grandchildren, Melissa Stump of Draper, VA., and Cortney Stewart of Sutton. A celebration of Mr. Cook's life will be 2:00 p.m. Thursday, May 26, 2005 at Toneda Missionary Baptist Church with Pastor James Hamrick officiating. Dr. Thomas Harvey Milam will present "Glimpse of Glory." Music will be provided by The Eric Lusk Singers and Virginia Toler, pianist. Burial will follow in Palm Memorial Gardens, Matheny..."


Donnie Lee Cook

1. "The Register Herald", Beckley, WV, Thursday 26 May 2005, newspaper Obit of father, James Otis
Cooke.


John C. Hopson

1. E-mail, 4 Feb 2003, Barbara B. Holt, dbh66@aol.com.
John C. Hopson; born on 15 May 1871 in Wise Co, VA; died abt 1912 of heart attack per
granddaughter, Janice Lester; son of Littleon and Mary Emmaline Brummit Hopson;
married first, unknown bef 1894; married second, Eliza Belle Robinette abt 1903, daughter
of William and Luemma Mullins Robinette.
1900 Census, Mingo Co, WV, Stafford District,
Listed as J.C. Hopson, age 30, single.
2. 1870 Census, Wise Co, VA, Walker Township, Holly Creek, taken on 26 Aug 1870, Page 386B, Family #72.
Listed as John C. Hopson, age 1, born in VA, in household of father, Littleton Hopson.
3. 1880 Census, Wise Co, VA, Walker District, page 338A.
Listed as John C. Hopson; age 11, born in VA, in household of father, Littleton Hopson.