McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families and Individuals

Notes


Ephraim Presley

1. 1850 Census, Russell Co, VA, District 52, taken on 26 Nov 1850, Page 337A,
Family #1634.
Listed as Ephriam Presley, age 1 month, born in Russell Co, VA, in household
of father, Joshua Presley.
2. 1860 Census, McDowell Co, VA, Dicks Creek PO, 13th District, taken on 18 Aug 1860, Page 141, Family 226.
Listed as Ephraim Presley, age 11, born in VA, in household of father, Joshua Presley.
3. 1870 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, Jeffersonville Township, Tazewell Court House
P.O., taken on 2 Jul 1870, Page 369A, Family #215.
Listed as Ephraim Presley, age 21, born in VA, in household of father,
Joshua Presley.
4. 1880 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, Jeffersonville District, #88, taken on 2 Jun 1880, Page 228C, Family #21.
Listed as Ephraim Presley, age 28, born in VA, laborer, head of household.
5. 1900 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, Jeffersonville District, taken on 4 Jun 1900, Page 102A, Family #21.
Listed as Ephraim Presley, age 48, born in Sep 1852 in VA, married 28 years, farmer, head of household.
6. 1910 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, Jeffersonville District, taken on 19 May 1910, Page 183B, Family #323.
Listed as Ephram E. Presley, age 60, born in VA, married 46 yrs, in household of son-in-law, Barton Milam.


Loudema C.

1. 1880 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, Jeffersonville District, #88, taken on 2 Jun 1880, Page 228C, Family #21.
Listed as Ludema Presley, age 34, born in VA,in household of husband, Ephraim Presley.
2. 1900 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, Jeffersonville District, taken on 4 Jun 1900, Page 102A, Family #21.
Listed as Loudema C. Presley, age 55, born in Apr 1845 in VA, married 28 years, 12 children, 8 living, in
household of husband, Ephraim Presley.
3. 1910 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, Jeffersonville District, taken on 19 May 1910, Page 183B, Family #323.
Listed as Louvia Presley, age 65, born in VA, married 46 yrs, 12 children, 8 living, in household of
son-in-law, Barton Milam.


Rena Beth Presley

1. 1880 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, Jeffersonville District, #88, taken on 2 Jun 1880, Page 228C, Family #21.
Listed as Rena Beth Presley, age 6, born in VA,in household of father, Ephraim Presley.


Sassphire V. Presley

1. 1880 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, Jeffersonville District, #88, taken on 2 Jun 1880, Page 228C, Family #21.
Listed as Sassphire V. Presley, age 4, born in VA,in household of father, Ephraim Presley.


Mary May Presley

1. 1880 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, Jeffersonville District, #88, taken on 2 Jun 1880, Page 228C, Family #21.
Listed as Mary May Presley, age 5 months, born in Jan in VA,in household of father, Ephraim Presley.


James E. Presley

1. 1900 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, Jeffersonville District, taken on 4 Jun 1900, Page 102A, Family #21.
Listed as James E. Presley, age 14, born in Sep 1885 in VA, household of father, Ephraim Presley.


Littleton Hopson Sr

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.
Littleton Hopson; born on 24 Apr 1845 in NC.
2. 1860 Census, Wise Co, VA, Court House P.O., talken on 19 Jun 1860, page 287, Family #148.
Listed as Littleton Hopson, age 24, born in NC, farmer, in household of father, Littleton Hopson.
3. 1870 Census, Wise Co, VA, Walker Township, Holly Creek, taken on 26 Aug 1870, Page 386B, Family #72.
Listed as Littleton Hopson, age 36, born in NC, farmer, head of household.
4. 1880 Census, Wise Co, VA, Walker District, page 338A.
Listed as Littleton Hopson; age 46, born in NC, laborer, head of household.


Mary Emmaline Brummitt

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.
Mary Emmaline Brummit; born on 2 Nov 1837 in Carter or Washington Co, TN.
2. 1860 Census, Wise Co, VA, Court House P.O., talken on 19 Jun 1860, page 287, Family #148.
Listed as Mary E. Hopson, age 20, born in TN, in household of father-in-law, Littleton Hopson, with
husband, Littleton Hopson.
3. 1870 Census, Wise Co, VA, Walker Township, Holly Creek, taken on 26 Aug 1870, Page 386B, Family #72.
Listed as Mary E. Hopson, age 33, born in TN, in household of husband, Littleton Hopson.
4. 1880 Census, Wise Co, VA, Walker District, page 338A.
Listed as Mary E. Hopson; age 44, born in TN, in household of husband, Littleton Hopson.


Polly J. Hopson

1. 1860 Census, Wise Co, VA, Court House P.O., talken on 19 Jun 1860, page 287, Family #148.
Listed as Polly Hopson, age 3, born in VA, in household of grandfather, Littleton Hopson, with
parents, Littleton and Mary E. Brummit Hopson.
2. 1870 Census, Wise Co, VA, Walker Township, Holly Creek, taken on 26 Aug 1870, Page 386B, Family #72.
Listed as Polly J. Hopson, age 14, born in VA, in household of father, Littleton Hopson.


Lafayette M. Hopson

1. 1870 Census, Wise Co, VA, Walker Township, Holly Creek, taken on 26 Aug 1870, Page 386B, Family #72.
Listed as Lafayette M. Hopson, age 12, born in VA, in household of father, Littleton Hopson.


Elizabeth Hopson

1. 1860 Census, Wise Co, VA, Court House P.O., talken on 19 Jun 1860, page 287, Family #148.
Listed as Elizabeth Hopson, age 3 months, born in VA, in household of grandfather, Littleton Hopson, with
parents, Littleton and Mary E. Brummit Hopson.
2. 1870 Census, Wise Co, VA, Walker Township, Holly Creek, taken on 26 Aug 1870, Page 386B, Family #72.
Listed as Elizabeth Hopson, age 10, born in VA, in household of father, Littleton Hopson.
3. 1880 Census, Wise Co, VA, Walker District, page 338A.
Listed as Elizabeth (Hopson) Taylor; age 20, born in VA, in household of father, Littleton Hopson,
with husband, Absolam Taylor.


Matilda K. Hopson

1. 1870 Census, Wise Co, VA, Walker Township, Holly Creek, taken on 26 Aug 1870, Page 386B, Family #72.
Listed as Matilda K. Hopson, age 6, born in VA, in household of father, Littleton Hopson.
2. 1880 Census, Wise Co, VA, Walker District, page 338A.
Listed as Matilda A. Hopson; age 15, born in VA, in household of father, Littleton Hopson.


George W. Hopson

1. 1870 Census, Wise Co, VA, Walker Township, Holly Creek, taken on 26 Aug 1870, Page 386B, Family #72.
Listed as George W. Hopson, age 4, born in VA, in household of father, Littleton Hopson.
2. 1880 Census, Wise Co, VA, Walker District, page 338A.
Listed as George Hopson; age 12, born in VA, in household of father, Littleton Hopson.


Evan Hopson

1. 1880 Census, Wise Co, VA, Walker District, page 338A.
Listed as Evan Hopson; age 7, born in VA, in household of father, Littleton Hopson.


Mary C. Hopson

1. 1880 Census, Wise Co, VA, Walker District, page 338A.
Listed as Mary C. Hopson; age 3, born in VA, in household of father, Littleton Hopson.


Littleton Hopson Jr

1. 1880 Census, Wise Co, VA, Walker District, page 338A.
Listed as Littleton Hopson; age 1, born in VA, in household of father, Littleton Hopson.


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.


Eliza Belle Robinette

1. E-mail, 4 Feb 2003, Barbara B. Holt, dbh66@aol.com.
and KY Death Index, 1911-2000, Volume 24, Certificate 11605.
Eliza Belle Robinette; born on 16 Dec 1882; died on 14 May 1965 at Majestic,
Pike Co, KY


Littleton Hopson

1. 1860 Census, Wise Co, VA, Court House P.O., talken on 19 Jun 1860, page 287, Family #148.
Listed as Littleton Hopson, age 58, born in VA, farmer, head of household.


Dicy

1. 1860 Census, Wise Co, VA, Court House P.O., talken on 19 Jun 1860, page 287, Family #148.
Listed as Dicy Hopson, age 56, born in VA, in household of, Littleton Hopson.
(Unsure if this is his wife or a sister. She is listed at bottom of this family as Dicy Hopson).


Marshall Perry McGraw

1. 1860 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
Listed in household of father, John McGraw.
2. 1870 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Oceana Township, Family 28.
3. "Reference Book of Wyoming Co", Bowman, page 475.
Gave name as Marshall Perry McGraw.
4. Ibid, page 476. Married Catherine Farmer. Children were: Allie, Eva, Okey J.
Laura, Tott, Minnie, Willie, Greely, and Bessie.
5. "Wyoming County Heritage" WGS, John McGraw Article, page 138.
Marshall Perry McGraw, son of John and Mahala Cozart McGraw, married
Virginia Catherine Farmer.
6. "Births of Wyoming Co, WV...", Haga 1880.
John G. McGraw was born on 30 Dec 1880 to Perry and Catherine McGraw.
7. "Marriage Records of Wyoming Co, WV...", Vol 6, No 351, Haga, page 43.
Walter Edward Lusk, age 21, son of W.G. and Martha Lusk, married on 23 Nov
1902 Eva McGraw, daughter of M.P. and (_______).
8. 1880 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, compiled by William A. Marsh, Vol 4, page 736.
Slab Fork Township, page 002.
Listed as M.P. McGraw, age 22, head of household, a farmer.
9. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
Slab Fork District, Family #51.
Listed as Marshall McGraw, age 42, widowed, head of household.
10. Wyoming Co, WV Web Site, Cemeteries
http://members.aol.com/jlcooke2/cemetery.htm
M.P. McGraw; born in 1857; died in 1921; buried in Pine Grove Cemetery,
Ravencliff, Wyoming Co, WV.
11. Home Page of Patricia Ann Belcher, Wyoming Co, WV Web Site Link.
Jane Belcher; born in 1874 (sic, 1879); daughter of Richard and Louisa Mullins Belcher;
married Perry McGraw.
Perry McGraw; born on 23 Oct 1857; died on 23 Oct 1921; married first Virginia Farmer;
second Jane Belcher.
12. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Slab Fork District; taken on 65 May 1910; Page 291B;
Family #223.
Listed as Perry McGraw; age 52; widowed; farmer; head of household.


Jane Belcher

1. "Births of Wyoming Co, WV...", Haga, 1879.
June Belcher was born on 12 dec 1879 to R. and L. Belcher.
2. 1880 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, compiled by William A. Marsh, Vol 4, page 693.
Slab Fork Township, page 004.
Listed in household of father, Richard Belcher, age 4 months.
3. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
Slab Fork District, Family #86.
Listed as Jane Belcher, age 19, in household of father, Richard Belcher.
4. Home Page of Patricia Ann Belcher, Wyoming Co, WV Web Site Link.
Jane Belcher; born in 1874 (sic, 1879); daughter of Richard and Louisa Mullins Belcher;
married Perry McGraw.
5. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Slab Fork District; taken on _ May 1910; Page 290B; Family #205.
Listed as Jane Belcher; age 29; born in WV; single; in household of mother; Louisa Mullins Belcher.


Verne Wayne Belcher

1. Home Page of Patricia Ann Belcher, Wyoming Co, WV Web Site Link.
Jane Belcher; born in 1874 (sic, 1879); daughter of Richard and Louisa Mullins Belcher;
met Perry McGraw.


Mary Blanche Clay

1. Wyoming Co, WV Web Site, Cemeteries
http://members.aol.com/jlcooke2/cemetery.htm
Mary Blanche Clay; born on 23 May 1913; died on 25 Jun 1994; buried in
Henry Clay Cemetery, Saulsville, Wyoming Co, WV.
2. "Wyoming Co Heritage" WGS, "Henry T. and Lou Venie Wiles Clay" article, page 96.
Blanche Clay married Vern Belcher.
3. FamilySearch.com, LDS Web Site, Henry Clay search, 30 Aug 2001; Social
Cecurity Death Index.
Blanche Clay; born on 23 May 1913; died on 25 Jun 1994; residing in McGraws, Wyoming Co, WV
at death.


Robert Lee Acord Jr

1."Robert Lee Acord, Jr" article, Wyoming Co, WV Web Site, submitted by Sylvia Ann Acord Braggg.
Robert Lee Acord, Jr; born on 25 Feb 1920 at Clear Fork, Wyoming Co, WV; died on 1 Nov 1968 at
Beckley, Raleigh Co, WV; son of Robert Lee and Mary Eva Ann Allen Acord, Sr; married Myrtle Lilly
Hager, daughter of Watson Riley and Sylvia Belle Davidson Hager, on 21 Dec 1944 at Oceana,
Wyoming Co, WV.
2. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Clear Fork District, Clear Fork Road, taken on 5 Apr 1930, Page 166A, Family #38.
Listed as Robert Acord, age 10, born in WV, in household of father, Robert Acord, Sr.


Myrtle Lilly Hager

1."Robert Lee Acord, Jr" article, Wyoming Co, WV Web Site, submitted by Sylvia Ann Acord Braggg.
Robert Lee Acord, Jr; born on 25 Feb 1922 at Clear Fork, Wyoming Co, WV; died on 1 Nov 1968 at
Beckley, Raleigh Co, WV; son of Robert Lee and Mary Eva Ann Allen Acord, Sr; married Myrtle Lilly
Hager, daughter of Watson Riley and Sylvia Belle Davidson Hager, on 21 Dec 1944 at Oceana,
Wyoming Co, WV.
Myrtle Hager; born on 1 Jan 1929 at Kistler, Logan Co, WV; died on 21 Feb 1944 at Beckley, Raleigh
Co, WV.


John Henry Belcher

1. 1870 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Center District, Rock View, Family 38.
2. "Families of Wyoming Co, WV" Vol 15, Issue #4, 2000, published by Sally
Seaman-Williams, page 122.
John Henry Belcher; born on 13 Apr 1862 in Wyoming Co, WV; died on 1 May
1927 in Kanawha Co, WV; married first, melinda King on 1 Aug 1883 in Clay Co,
WV; second, S.A. Elswick on 15 Sep 1891 in Kanawha Co, WV.
3. 1880 Census, Kanawha Co, WV, Big Sandy District, taken on 26 Jun 1880, Page 224B, Family #123.
Listed as John H. Belcher, age 19, born in WV, in household of father, Ali Belcher.
4. 1900 Census, Kanawha Co, WV, Cabin Creek District, taken on 12 Jun 1900, Page 103A, Family #231.
Listed as John H. Belcher, age 37, born in Apr 1863 in WV, married 8 yrs, rail road laborer, head of
household.
5. 1910 Census, Kanawha Co, WV; Cabin Creek District; Cedar Grove; taken on 26 Apr 1910; Page 97A;
Family #209/212.
Listed as John H. Belcher, age 48; born in WV; married twice; last time for 20 yrs; electrician; head of
household.


Malinda King

1. "Families of Wyoming Co, WV" Vol 15, Issue #4, 2000, published by Sally
Seaman-Williams, page 122.
John Henry Belcher; born on 13 Apr 1862 in Wyoming Co, WV; died on 1 May
1927 in Kanawha Co, WV; married first, melinda King on 1 Aug 1883 in Clay Co,
WV; second, S.A. Elswick on 15 Sep 1891 in Kanawha Co, WV.


Lucinda H. Belcher

1. 1900 Census, Kanawha Co, WV, Cabin Creek District, taken on 12 Jun 1900, Page 103A, Family #231.
Listed as Lucinda H. Belcher, age 17, born in Dec 1882 in WV, in household of father, John H. Belcher.


Nannie L. Belcher

1. 1900 Census, Kanawha Co, WV, Cabin Creek District, taken on 12 Jun 1900, Page 103A, Family #231.
Listed as Nannie L. Belcher, age 14, born in May 1886 in WV, in household of father, John H. Belcher.


John Henry Belcher

1. 1870 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Center District, Rock View, Family 38.
2. "Families of Wyoming Co, WV" Vol 15, Issue #4, 2000, published by Sally
Seaman-Williams, page 122.
John Henry Belcher; born on 13 Apr 1862 in Wyoming Co, WV; died on 1 May
1927 in Kanawha Co, WV; married first, melinda King on 1 Aug 1883 in Clay Co,
WV; second, S.A. Elswick on 15 Sep 1891 in Kanawha Co, WV.
3. 1880 Census, Kanawha Co, WV, Big Sandy District, taken on 26 Jun 1880, Page 224B, Family #123.
Listed as John H. Belcher, age 19, born in WV, in household of father, Ali Belcher.
4. 1900 Census, Kanawha Co, WV, Cabin Creek District, taken on 12 Jun 1900, Page 103A, Family #231.
Listed as John H. Belcher, age 37, born in Apr 1863 in WV, married 8 yrs, rail road laborer, head of
household.
5. 1910 Census, Kanawha Co, WV; Cabin Creek District; Cedar Grove; taken on 26 Apr 1910; Page 97A;
Family #209/212.
Listed as John H. Belcher, age 48; born in WV; married twice; last time for 20 yrs; electrician; head of
household.


Sarah A. Elswick

1. 1870 Census, Pike Co, KY; Mouth of Pond Creek PO; taken on 7 Sep 1870; Page 92A;
Family #120/120.
Listed as Sarah A. Elswick; age 1; born in KY; in household of father, Harvey G. Elswick.
2. 1880 Census, Kanawha Co, WV; Elk District; taken on 14 Jun 1880; Page 261A; Family #170/171.
Listed as Sissy Elswick; age 9; born in KY; in household of father, Harvey G. Elswick.
3. "Families of Wyoming Co, WV" Vol 15, Issue #4, 2000, published by Sally
Seaman-Williams, page 122.
John Henry Belcher; born on 13 Apr 1862 in Wyoming Co, WV; died on 1 May
1927 in Kanawha Co, WV; married first, melinda King on 1 Aug 1883 in Clay Co,
WV; second, S.A. Elswick on 15 Sep 1891 in Kanawha Co, WV.
4. 1900 Census, Kanawha Co, WV, Cabin Creek District, taken on 12 Jun 1900, Page 103A,
Family #231.
Listed as Sarah A. Belcher, age 31, born in Apr 1869 in WV, married 8 yrs, no children, in
household of husband, John H. Belcher.
5. 1910 Census, Kanawha Co, WV; Cabin Creek District; Cedar Grove; taken on 26 Apr 1910;
Page 97A; Family #209/212.
Listed as Sarah A. Belcher, age 40, born in KY, married once for 20 yrs; in household of husband,
John H. Belcher.
6. Kanawha Co, WV Death Certificate #4112; WV Archives Web Site.
Sarah A. Belcher; age 53 yrs, 9 mons, 14 days; born on 25 Apr 1869 in KY; married; daughter of
Harvey and Amanda (Epline) Elswick; died on 9 Feb 1923 at Boenemont, Kanawha Co, WV from
nephritis, with mitral valvular leak; buried on 11 Feb 1923 in Spring Hill Cemetery, informant, John
Henry Belcher.


Ali "Coon" Belcher

1. 1860 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
Listed as Ali Belcher, age 18, born in KY, head of household.
2. "Marriage Records of Wyoming...", Vol 1, Haga, page 8.
Eli (sic, Ali) Belcher, age 17, born in Pike Co, KY, son of Bartley and
Carrity (this is Rachel); married on 21 Jan 1860 Lucinda Mullins, age 17,
born in Pike Co, KY, daughter of Jane (Jenny) Baker.
3. 1870 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Center District, Rock View, Family 38.
Listed as Ali Belcher, age 28, head of household.
4. "Reference Book of Wyoming County History", Mary K. Bowman, page 432.
Coon Belcher, son of Bartley and Rachel Belcher, married Lucinda Baker and
went to Kanawha Co, WV.
5. Wyoming Co, WV, Web Site, 3 Sep 2000, George Belcher, gbelcher@citynet.net.
Ali "Coon" Belcher, born 17 Dec 1839 in Pike Co, KY; died in 1925 in Webster
Co, WV; married first, Lucinda Mullins on 21 Jan 1860; second, Jester Milam
Carr on 29 Jun 1893 in Nicholas Co, WV.
6. 1900 Census, Webster Co, WV, page 57B, Family #683
Listed as Ali Belcher, age 60, born in Aug 1839 in KY, head of household.
Wife, Jester, age 39, born in Dec 1860 in VA, is also listed here. Jester
has had two children, with both still living.
There is a 10 year old girl, Minnie Hawkins, also in this family, listed as
a step-daughter. Is this a child of Jester's?
7. 1850 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, page 284A, taken 5 Sep 1850, Family #933.
Listed as Eli Belcher, age 10, born in VA, in household of father,
Bartley Belcher.
8. 1880 Census, Kanawha Co, WV, Big Sandy District, taken on 26 Jun 1880, Page 224B, Family #123.
Listed as Eli Belcher, age 42, born in KY, farmer, head of household.
9. 1910 Census, Webster Co, WV, Glade District, taken on 5 May 1910, Page 279A, Family #340.
Listed as Ali Belcher, age 65, born in VA, married twice, last time for 18 yrs, farmer, head of household.


Jester Milam

1. Wyoming Co, WV, Web Site, 3 Sep 2000, George Belcher, gbelcher@citynet.net.
Ali "Coon" Belcher, born 17 Dec 1839 in Pike Co, KY; died in 1925 in Webster
Co, WV; married first, Lucinda Mullins on 21 Jan 1860; second, Jester Milam
Carr on 29 Jun 1893 in Nicholas Co, WV.
2. 1900 Census, Webster Co, WV, page 57B, Family #671
Listed as Jester Belcher, age 39, born in Dec 1860 in VA, married 18 yrs (sic, 8), 2 children, both living,
in household of husband, Ali Belcher.
There is a 10 year old girl, Minnie Hawkins, also in this family, listed as
a step-daughter. Is this a child of Jester's?
3. 1910 Census, Webster Co, WV, Glade District, taken on 5 May 1910, Page 279A, Family #340.
Listed as Jeston Belcher, age 40, born in unknown, married once (sic, twice) for 18 yrs, in household
of husband, Ali Belcher.