McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV; Families and Individuals

Notes


Aaron Fortner

1. FamilySearch.com LDS Web Site; Sarah Fortner Saerch 2 Apr 2003, unknown source.
Sarah Fortner; born in 1798 in Giles Co, VA; daughter of Aaron and Sally (_______) Fortner;
married Henry Blankenship on 13 Jun 1817 in Giles Co, VA.


Sally

1. FamilySearch.com LDS Web Site; Sarah Fortner Saerch 2 Apr 2003, unknown source.
Sarah Fortner; born in 1798 in Giles Co, VA; daughter of Aaron and Sally (_______) Fortner;
married Henry Blankenship on 13 Jun 1817 in Giles Co, VA.


Hezekiah "Kiah" Blankenship

1. "Annals of Tazewell Co, VA", Harman, Vol I, page 118.
Kiah Blankenship married Rachel Sanders on 6 Nov 1842 in Tazewell Co, VA.


Rachel Sanders

1. "Annals of Tazewell Co, VA", Harman, Vol I, page 118.
Kiah Blankenship married Rachel Sanders on 6 Nov 1842 in Tazewell Co, VA.
2. 1850 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, Western District, taken on 10? Sep 1850, Page 290B, Family #1026.
Listed as Rachel Blankenship, age 40, born in VA, head of household.
3. 1860 Census, Clay Co, VA (WV), Court House PO, taken on 1 Aug 1860, page 112, Family #290.
Listed as Rachel Blankenship, age 50, born in VA, in household of step-son, Clinton Blankenship.


Betsy Blankenship

1. 1850Census, Tazewell Co, VA, Western District, taken on 10? Sep 1850, Page 291A, Family #1026.
Listed as Betsy Blankenship, age 6, born in VA,in household of mother, Rachel Sanders Blankenship.


Hezekiah "Kiah" Blankenship

1. "Annals of Tazewell Co, VA", Harman, Vol I, page 118.
Kiah Blankenship married Rachel Sanders on 6 Nov 1842 in Tazewell Co, VA.


Henry Blankenship

1. 1850Census, Tazewell Co, VA, Western District, taken on 10? Sep 1850, Page 291A, Family #1026.
Listed as Henry Blankenship, age 15, born in VA, in household of step-mother, Rachel Sanders Blankenship.
2. 1860 Census, Clay Co, VA (WV), Court House PO, taken on 1 Aug 1860, page 112, Family #290.
Listed as Henry Blankenship, age 23, born in VA,in household of brother, Clinton Blankenship.


Louisa Blankenship

1. 1850Census, Tazewell Co, VA, Western District, taken on 10? Sep 1850, Page 291A, Family #1026.
Listed as Louisa Blankenship, age 12, born in VA, in household of step-mother, Rachel Sanders Blankenship.


Clarinda Blankenship

1. 1850Census, Tazewell Co, VA, Western District, taken on 10? Sep 1850, Page 291A, Family #1026.
Listed as Clarinda Blankenship, age 10, born in VA, in household of step-mother, Rachel Sanders Blankenship.


William Blankenship

1. "FOWC", Vol 1, Issue 4, May 1987, page 134, submitted by Billie Zutaut, 509
Queens Court, Pace, FL 32571.
William Calvin Lester was born about 1760, possibly in Montgomery Co, VA. He
may be the William Lester who married Rebecca Scaggs in Montgomery Co, VA.
She was daughter of Ruth Bishop, wife of John Bishop.
Daughter, Ruth, first married John Jones on 21 Dec 1806 in Tazewell Co, VA;
second, Presley Blankenship, son of William Blankenship, on 4 Oct 1838 in
Tazewell Co, VA.
2. Ancestry.com Web Site, Conley Blankenship search, 31 Oct 2000, submitted by
jbach1@prodigy.net
William Blankenship; born in 1761 in Pike Co, KY; died in 1844 also in Pike
Co, KY; married Molly Trent.
3. Ancestry.com Web Site, Hezekiah Blankenship Search, 3 Apr 2003, submitted by Cindy Taylor-Kiser,
famkiser@aol.com.
William Blankenship; born abt 1761 in VA; died on 6 Jul 1835 in Pike Co, KY; son of Isham and Sarah
Wilkerson Blankenship; married first, Martha Riggins abt 1779 in Chesterfield Co, VA; second,
Molly Trent after 1807.


Martha Riggins

1. Ancestry.com Web Site, Hezekiah Blankenship Search, 3 Apr 2003, submitted by Cindy Taylor-Kiser,
famkiser@aol.com.
William Blankenship; born abt 1761 in VA; died on 6 Jul 1835 in Pike Co, KY; son of Isham and Sarah
Wilkerson Blankenship; married first, Martha Riggins abt 1779 in Chesterfield Co, VA; second,
Molly Trent after 1807.
Martha Riggins; born abt 1761.


Spencer Blankenship

1. 1850 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, Western District, taken on 9 Sep 1850, Page 290A, Family #1019.
Listed as Spencer Blankenship, age 46, born in VA, farmer, head of household.
2. 1860 Census, Buchanan Co, VA, Grundy PO, taken on 11 Jul 1860, Page 772, Family #102.
Listed as Spencer Blankenship, age 48 (sic, 58), born in VA, farmer, head of household.


Mary "Polly" Deel

1. 1850 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, Western District, taken on 9 Sep 1850, Page 290A, Family #1019.
Listed as Polly Blankenship, age 39, born in VA, in household of husband, Spenser Blankenship.
2. 1860 Census, Buchanan Co, VA, Grundy PO, taken on 11 Jul 1860, Page 772, Family #102.
Listed as Mary Blankenship, age 46 (sic, 49), born in VA, in household of husband, Spencer
Blankenship.


Drucilla Blankenship

1. 1850 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, Western District, taken on 9 Sep 1850, Page 290A, Family #1019.
Listed as Drucy Blankenship, age 10, born in VA, in household of father, Spenser Blankenship.
2. 1860 Census, Buchanan Co, VA, Grundy PO, taken on 11 Jul 1860, Page 772, Family #102.
Listed as Drucilla Blankenship, age 18, born in VA, in household of father, Spencer Blankenship.


Lydia Blankenship

1. 1850 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, Western District, taken on 9 Sep 1850, Page 290A, Family #1019.
Listed as Lidda Blankenship, age 8, born in VA, in household of father, Spenser Blankenship.
2. 1860 Census, Buchanan Co, VA, Grundy PO, taken on 11 Jul 1860, Page 772, Family #102.
Listed as Lydia Blankenship, age 15, born in VA, in household of father, Spencer Blankenship.


Presley Blankenship

1. 1850 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, Western District, taken on 9 Sep 1850, Page 290A, Family #1019.
Listed as Presley Blankenship, age 4, born in VA, in household of father, Spenser Blankenship.
2. 1860 Census, Buchanan Co, VA, Grundy PO, taken on 11 Jul 1860, Page 772, Family #102.
Listed as Presley Blankenship, age 13, born in VA, in household of father, Spencer Blankenship.


Hiram Blankenship

1. 1850 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, Western District, taken on 9 Sep 1850, Page 290A, Family #1019.
Listed as Hiram Blankenship, age 2, born in VA, in household of father, Spenser Blankenship.
2. 1860 Census, Buchanan Co, VA, Grundy PO, taken on 11 Jul 1860, Page 772, Family #102.
Listed as Hiram Blankenship, age 12, born in VA, in household of father, Spencer Blankenship.


Sherman Hatfield

1. 1880 Census, Logan Co, WV, Triadelphia District, taken on 21 Jun 1880, Page 308A, Family #96.
Listed as Sherman Hatfield, age 5, born in WV in household of father, Ferrell Hatfield.
2. "Wyoming Co, WV Hertiage, 1995", WGS, Hatfield-Walker Article, page 116,
submitted by Claudine Hatfield Walker.
Her parents were Claude and Margaret (_______) Hatfield; grandparents,
Sherman and Unice (________) Hatfield who lived on Horse Pen Creek in Mingo
Co,WV; her uncle, Layten Hatfield; aunt, Ruth (_______) and cousin, Steve
Hatfield, drowned in Buffaloe Creek flood caused by dam breech. They are
buried in Hatfield Cemetery at Horse Pen.
3. Ancestry.com Web Site, Sherman Hatfield Search, 6 Apr 2003, submitted by Joel Hager,
hagerj@us.army.mil.
Sherman Hatfield; married Sarah Frances Browning, daughter of Mathew Abe and Clarissa Hall
Browning.
4. Mingo Co, WV; Marriage Registry; Book #__(1899); Page 53; Line 19; WV Archives Web Site.
Sherman Hatfield; age 24; born in Logan Co, WV; single; farmer; living at Logan Co, WV; son of
Ferrell and Matilda (Browning) Hatfield; married on 30 Mar 1899 in Logan Co, WV; Sarah F.
Browning; age 18; born in and living in Logan Co, WV; single; daughter of M.A. and Clarrisa (Hall)
Browning.
5. 1900 Census, Mingo Co, WV, Stafford District, taken on 28 Jun 1900, Page 248A, Family #289.
Listed as Sherman Hatfield, age 25, born in Nov 1874 in WV, farmer, head of household.
6. Ancestry.com Web Site, Sherman Hatfield Search, 6 Apr 2003, submitted by Pamela Thomas,
pamt248@cs.com.
Sherman Hatfield; married first, Sarah Frances Browning; second, Eunice Wyatt.
7. 1910 Census, Mingo Co, WV, Stafford District, Gilbert, taken on 20 Apr 1910, Page 202A, Family #32.
Listed as Sherman Hatfield, age 32, born in WV, married twice, last time for 1 yr, farmer, head of
household.
8. Mingo Co, WV; WW I Draft Registration Card #3244; Williamson, WV Draft Board; 12 Sep 1918.
Sherman Hatfield; age 43; born on 15 Nov 1875; farmer; living at Hampden, Mingo, WV; nearest
relative, Eunice Hatfield; tall with medium build; blue eyes and "golden?" brown hair.
9. 1920 Census, Mingo Co, WV, Stafford District, taken on 19-26 Jan 1920, Page 176A, Family #156.
Listed as Sherman Hatfield, age 43, born in WV, farmer, head of household.
10. 1930 Census, Mingo Co, WV, Stafford District, Cline Precinct, taken on 26 Apr 1930, Page 156B,
Family #305.
Listed as Sherman Hatfield, age 54, born in WV, married at 24, farmer, head of household.
11. Social Security Death Index; LDS Web Site.
Sherman Hatfield; born on 15 Nov 1874; died in Jan 1966; last residence, Hampden, Mingo Co,
WV.


Sarah Frances Browning

1. Ancestry.com Web Site, Sherman Hatfield Search, 6 Apr 2003, submitted by Joel Hager, hagerj@us.army.mil.
Sherman Hatfield; married Sarah Frances Browning, daughter of Mathew Abe and Clarissa Hall Browning.
2. 1900 Census, Mingo Co, WV, Stafford District, taken on 28 Jun 1900, Page 248A, Family #289.
Listed as Frances Hatfield, age 18, born in 1882 in WV, married 1 year, 1 child, 1 living, in household
of husband, Sherman Hatfield.


Grat Harman

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1903); Page 136; WV Archives Web Site.
Grat Harman; age 29; born in Tazewell Co, VA; single; merchant; living at Tug River, WV; son of
French and Susan; married on 19 Feb 1903 at Welch, WV; Hattie L. White; age 21; born in Tazewell
Co, VA; single; living in McDowell Co, WV; daughter of W.W. and Sarah.
2. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Big Creek District, Yukon, taken on 23 May
1910, Page 177A, Family #25.
Listed as Grat Harman, age 39, born in WV, married twice, last time for 7
years, clerk in dry goods store, head of household.
3. 1920 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, Jeffersonville District, taken on 22 Jan 1920,
Page 170A, Family #233.
Listed as Grat Harman, age 49, born in VA, farmer, head of household.
4. "Heritage of McDowell Co, WV 1858 - 1995"; McDowell County Historical Society, 1995; "John Estel
Harman" Article, page 163; submitted by Nora Harman Tiller, War, WV. (Granddaughter of John Estel
Harman)
"...Estel and Hannah Harman had several children..."
"... 7) Grat Harman married Harriett (________) and lived at Bishop, VA...."
(This Grat apparently is not the son of John Estel and Hannah (Brewster) Harman. See Ref 2, their
marriage license)


Hattie L. White

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(136); WV Archives Web Site.
Grat Harman; age 29; born in Tazewell Co, VA; single; merchant; living at Tug River, WV; son of
French and Susan; married on 19 Feb 1903 at Welch, WV; Hattie L. White; age 21; born in Tazewell
Co, VA; single; living in McDowell Co, WV; daughter of W.W. and Sarah.
2. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Big Creek District, Yukon, taken on 23 May
1910, Page 177A, Family #25.
Listed as Hattie L. Harman, age 27, born in VA, married once for 7, 3 children, all living, in household of
husband, Troy Grat Harman.
3. 1920 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, Jeffersonville District, taken on 22 Jan 1920,
Page 170A, Family #233.
Listed as Hattie L. Harman, age 37, born in VA,in household of husband, Troy Grat Harman.
4. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; Bartley; taken on 5 Apr 1930; Page 122A;
Family #565.
Listed as Hattie Harman; age 46; born in VA; widow; in household of son, William F. Harman.
5. "Harman Genealogy, (Southern Branch), 1700 - 1924", by John Newton Harman, Tazewell, VA,
page 38.
Gratt Harman married Hattie L. White on 19 Feb 1903 in McDowell Co, WV.


Gratton Harman

1. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Big Creek District, Yukon, taken on 23 May
1910, Page 177A, Family #25.
Listed as Gratton Harman, age 3, born in WV, in household of father, Grat Harman.


William Joseph "Willie Joe" Green

1. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Center District; taken on 12 May 1910; Page 228B; Image 30 of
43; Family #260/267.
Listed as William Green; age 1; born in WV; in household of father, Andrew Green.
2. 1920 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Center District; taken on 19/21 Jan 1920; Page 199A; Image 7 of
16; Family #56/56.
Listed as Willie Green; age 11; born in WV; in household of father, Andrew Green.
3. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Center District; taken on 22 Apr 1930; Page 163A; Image 39 of 40;
Family #135/135.
Listed as Willie Green; age 21; born in WV; single; farm laborer; in household of father, Andrew Green.
4. "Hertiage of Wyoming Co, WV, 1995", WGS, Willie and Sylvia Jane Dixon Green
article, page 112, submitted by Carolyn Jean Bryant.
Willie Green; born on 20 Mar 1909 at White Oak on Indian Creek; died on 24
Aug 1994; married Sylvia Jane Dixon, daughter of William and Della Abiner Tilley Dixon.
(Other records place his birth at Wolf Pen, Wyoming Co, WV)
5. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1934); Page 292; WV Archives Web Site.
Willie Joe Green; age 26; born in Wyoming Co, WV; living at Welch, WV; son of Andy and Sarah
Green; married on 19 May 1934 at W.M. Dixon's at Saulsville, WV; Sylvia Jane Dixon; age 20; born
in Wyoming Co, WV; living at Saulsville, WV; daughter of W.M. and Della Dixon.


Sylvia Jane Dixon

1. "Wyoming County, WC Heritage", "Hiley and Hazel Blankenship" article, by
Hazel Blankenship, WGS, page 82.
Sylvia Dixon; daughter of William and Della A. Tilley Dixon; twin of Elvia.
2. "Wyoming County Hertiage", WGS, 1995, Willie and Sylvia Jane Dixon Green" article, page 112.
Sylvia Jane Dixon; born on 6 May 1914 at Mullens, WV; died on 24 Sep 1987; daughter of
William and Deller Abiner Tilley Dixon; married Willie Green in May 1934.
3. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Slab Fork District, taken on 12 Apr 1930, Page 255B, Family #167.
Listed as Sylva Dixon, age 15, born in WV, in household of father, William Dixon.
4. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1934); Page 292; WV Archives Web Site.
Willie Joe Green; age 26; born in Wyoming Co, WV; living at Welch, WV; son of Andy and Sarah
Green; married on 19 May 1934 at W.M. Dixon's at Saulsville, WV; Sylvia Jane Dixon; age 20; born
in Wyoming Co, WV; living at Saulsville, WV; daughter of W.M. and Della Dixon.


Paul Green

1. "Hertiage of Wyoming Co, WV, 1995", WGS, "Norma Jean Green Bryant" article, page 90.


Lonnie Green

1. "Hertiage of Wyoming Co, WV, 1995", WGS, "Norma Jean Green Bryant" article, page 90.


Teddy Green

1. "Hertiage of Wyoming Co, WV, 1995", WGS, "Norma Jean Green Bryant" article, page 90.


Bonnie Green

1. "Hertiage of Wyoming Co, WV, 1995", WGS, "Norma Jean Green Bryant" article, page 90.


Dorothy Green

1. "Hertiage of Wyoming Co, WV, 1995", WGS, "Norma Jean Green Bryant" article, page 90.


Alvin R. Cook

1. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Center District, taken on 27 Apr 1910, Page 220B, Family #123.
Listed as Alvin R. Cook, age 7 months, born in WV, in household of father, Thomas E. Cooke.
2. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1932); Page 206; WV Archives Web Site.
Alvon Cook; age 23; born in Wyoming Co, WV; living at Keyrock, WV; son of Thomas E. Cook; married
on 4 Aug 1932 at Keyrock, WV; Maxie Shumate; age 17; born in Wyoming Co, WV; living at Keyrock,
WV; daughter of Wallace Shumate.
3. "Wyoming County Hertiage", WGS, 1995, Johnnie and Patricia Cook Green" article, page 112.
John Green; born on 20 May 1942 at Welch, WV; son of Willie and Sylvia Dixon Green; married
Patricia Cook on 28 Dec 1968, daughter of Alvin and Lucy Buchanan Cook.
Alvin Cook; born on 29 Sep 1909; died on 25 Feb 1981; son of Thomas and Alberta Stewart Cook.


Lucy Buchanan

1. "Wyoming County Hertiage", WGS, 1995, Johnnie and Patricia Cook Green" article, page 112.
John Green; born on 20 May 1942 at Welch, WV; son of Willie and Sylvia Dixon Green; married
Patricia Cook on 28 Dec 1968, daughter of Alvin and Lucy Buchanan Cook.
Alvin Cook; born on 29 Sep 1909; died on 25 Feb 1981; son of Thomas and Alberta Stewart Cook.
Lucy Buchanan: born on 7 Jun 1925; died on 19 May 1994; daughter of Thomas and Louisa Milam Buchanan.


John Green

1. "Wyoming County Hertiage", WGS, 1995, Johnnie and Patricia Cook Green" article, page 112.
John Green; born on 20 May 1942 at Welch, WV; son of Willie and Sylvia Dixon Green; married
Patricia Cook on 28 Dec 1968.
2. "Hertiage of Wyoming Co, WV, 1995", WGS, "Norma Jean Green Bryant" article, page 90.


Patricia Cook

1. "Wyoming County Hertiage", WGS, 1995, Johnnie and Patricia Cook Green" article, page 112.
John Green; born on 20 May 1942 at Welch, WV; son of Willie and Sylvia Dixon Green; married
Patricia Cook on 28 Dec 1968, daughter of Alvin and Lucy Buchanan Cook.