McDowell and Wyoming Co WV Families and Individuals

Notes


Polly Rowe

1. McDowell Co, WV Web Site, "McDowell Co Marriages" FTP File; Book #8, page 211.
Charles Sizemore, age 22, born in Wyoming Co, WV, son of M;ies J. and Mary Sizemore, married on 31 Jan 1905
Liewanil Rowe, age 21, born in Wyoming Co, WV, daughter of Polly Rowe.


John H. Simpson

1. 1880 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Center Township; taken on 14 Jun 1880; Page 506A;
Family #111/111.
Listed as John H. Simpson; age 5; born in WV; in household of father, John W. Simpson.
2. McDowell Co, WV Web Site, "McDowell Co Marriages" FTP File; Book #3, page 446.
John H. Simpson, age 25, born in McDowell Co, WV, son of John W. and Nancy Simpson, married
on 22 Sep 1899 Sarah Jane Belcher, age 18, born in Wyoming Co, WV, daughter of Hiram and Polly
Belcher.
3. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Center District, takenm on 27 Apr 1910, Page 220B, Family # 128.
Listed as John H. Simpson, age 34, born in WV, married 10 years, farmer, head of household.


Sarah Jane Belcher

1. McDowell Co, WV Web Site, "McDowell Co Marriages" FTP File; Book #3, page 446.
John H. Simpson, age 25, born in McDowell Co, WV, son of John W. and Nancy Simpson, married
on 22 Sep 1899 Sarah Jane Belcher, age 18, born in Wyoming Co, WV, daughter of Hiram and Polly
Belcher.


Lorenzo Jackson Sizemore

1. 1880 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, compiled by William A. Marsh, Vol 4, page 746.
Slab Fork Township, page 008.
Listed as Loranzo J. Sizemore, age 9, in household of father, Wiley
Sizemore.
2. McDowell Co, WV Web Site, "McDowell Co Marriages" FTP File; Book #3, page 395.
W. L. J. Sizemore, age 27, born in Wyoming Co, WV, son of Wiley and Marinda Jane Sizemore, married on 3 Jul
1899 Malinda Elizabeth Foley, age 20, born in Wyoming Co, WV, daughter of Marion and Martha Ann Foley.


Malinda Elizabeth Foley

1. "Births of Wyoming Co, WV...", Haga, 1878.
Malinda Foley was born on 25 May 1878 to Marion and Martha A. Foley.
2. McDowell Co, WV Web Site, "McDowell Co Marriages" FTP File; Book #3, page 395.
W. L. J. Sizemore, age 27, born in Wyoming Co, WV, son of Wiley and Marinda Jane Sizemore,
married on 3 Jul1899 Malinda Elizabeth Foley, age 20, born in Wyoming Co, WV, daughter of
Marion and Martha Ann Foley.


William Isaac Church

1. 1900 Census, Greenbrier Co, WV, page 9A, Family 149.
Listed as William Church, age 13, born in May 1887, in WV, in household of father, Albert Church.
2. McDowell Co, VA (WV); Marriage Records Vol #__(1910); Page 295; WV Archives Web Site.
William Church; age 22; born in Wyoming Co, WV; single; farmer; living at Kimball, WV; son of Albert
and Louisa; married on 20 Jan 1910 "at my residence", William V. Burks, minister; Rebecca
Workman; age 17; born in Wyoming Co, WV; single; daughter of R.L. and Mary.
3. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; taken 19/21 Jan 1920; Page 160A; Image
12 of 24; Family #316/361.
Listed as William Church; age 30; born in WV; married; farmer; head of household.
4. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Book #__(1935); Page 262; WV Archives Web Site.
William Church; age 52; born in McDowell Co, WV; widowed; timberman; living at Kimball, WV; son of
Albert and Della Louise; married on 11 May 1935 in McDowell Co, WV; Lillie Hess; age 37; born in
McDowell Co, WV; single; daughter of R.B. and Dora.


Rebecca Workman

1. McDowell Co, VA (WV); Marriage Records Vol #__(1910); Page 295; WV Archives Web Site.
William Church; age 22; born in Wyoming Co, WV; single; farmer; living at Kimball, WV; son of Albert
and Louisa; married on 20 Jan 1910 "at my residence", William V. Burks, minister; Rebecca
Workman; age 17; born in Wyoming Co, WV; single; daughter of R.L. and Mary.
2. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; taken 19/21 Jan 1920; Page 160A; Image
12 of 24; Family #316/361.
Listed as Rebecca Church; age 25; born in WV; married; in household of husband, William Church.


Bertha Lee Church

1. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; taken 19/21 Jan 1920; Page 160A; Image
12 of 24; Family #316/361.
Listed as Bertha Church; age 4 yrs, 1 mon; born in WV; in household of father, William Church.
2. McDowell Co, WV Web Site, "McDowell Co Marriages" FTP File; Book #24, page 14.
King Turpin, age 28, son of King and Lizzie Turpin, married on 26 Dec 1832 Bertha Church, age 18,
born in McDowell Co, WV, daughter of William and Rebecca Church.


James Church

1. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; taken 19/21 Jan 1920; Page 160A; Image
12 of 24; Family #316/361.
Listed as James Church; age 7; born in WV; in household of father, William Church.


Moses M. Muncy

1. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Big Creek District, Charles Mtn Road, taken 0n
23 Apr 1910. Page 164B, Family #82.
Listed as Moses M. Muncey, age 20, born in VA, married once for 3 years, farm
laborer, head of household. Wife, Mary, age 19 and son, T. Roosevelt Muncey,
age 2, are also listed here.
2. 1920 Census, Mercer Co, WV, Beaver Pond District, Ada Precinct, taken on 14
Jan 1920, Page 5B, Family #93.
Listed as Moses M. Muncey, age 32, born in VA, farm laborer, head of
household. Wife, Mary, age 30 and 6 children are also listed.
3. McDowell Co, WV Web Site, "McDowell Co Marriages" FTP File; Book #11, page 120.
Moses Muncey, age 19, born in Buchanan Co, VA, son of James and Nancy Muncey, married on 30
May 1907; Mary Church, age 18, born in McDowell Co, WV, daughter of Wiley and Victoria Church.
4. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #16142; WV Archives Web Site.
Moses M. Muncy; age 66; born 6 May 1883 in Bradshaw, WV; married; carpenter; living at Iaeger,
WV; son of James and Nancy (Lester) Muncy; died 9 oct 1949 at Iaeger, WV; due to cerebral
hemorrhage with hypertensive heart disease; buried 12 Oct 1949 in Iaeger Memorial; informant,
May Muncy.
5. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
Valerie Neal; 30 Apr 2014.
Mose M. Muncy; born 6 May 1883; died 9 Oct 1949; buried here; no grave marker photo shown;
death certificate posted.
6. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1999"; 1999; Geneva Steel, Sandra Long,
and Tom Hatcher; "Richard D. and Marian Louvena Lockhart"; Article; Page 209; submitted by
Richard Douglas Lockhart, 205 South 7th Street, Princeton, WV.


Mary Church

1. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; taken on 29 Jun 1900; Page 255B; Image
34 of 65; Family #288/288.
Listed as Mary Church; age 10; born in Dec 1889 in WV; at school; in household of father, John W.
Church.
2. McDowell Co, WV Web Site, "McDowell Co Marriages" FTP File; Book #11, page 120.
Moses Muncey, age 19, born in Buchanan Co, VA, son of James and Nancy Muncey, married on
30 May 1907 Mary Church, age 18, born in McDowell Co, WV, daughter of Wiley and Victoria Church.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1969); Page 284; WV Archives Website.
Silas Miller; age 78; born 6 May 1890 in Lebanon, VA; widowed; this is his 3rd marriage; living at
Rt# 1, Box 333, Princeton, WV; son of Henry and Mariah (Dye) Miller; married on 10 Jan 1969 in
Iaeger, WV; Mary Phillips; age 79; born 12 Dec 1889 at Paynesville, WV; widow; this is her 3rd
marriage; living at Iaeger, WV; daughter of Wylie and Victoria (Blankenship) Church.
4. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1999"; 1999; Geneva Steel, Sandra Long,
and Tom Hatcher; "Richard D. and Marian Louvena Lockhart"; Article; Page 209; submitted by
Richard Douglas Lockhart, 205 South 7th Street, Princeton, WV.


Roosevelt Muncy

1. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1999"; 1999; Geneva Steel, Sandra Long,
and Tom Hatcher; "Richard D. and Marian Louvena Lockhart"; Article; Page 209; submitted by
Richard Douglas Lockhart, 205 South 7th Street, Princeton, WV.


Okie Muncy

1. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1999"; 1999; Geneva Steel, Sandra Long,
and Tom Hatcher; "Richard D. and Marian Louvena Lockhart"; Article; Page 209; submitted by
Richard Douglas Lockhart, 205 South 7th Street, Princeton, WV.


Paul Muncy

1. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1999"; 1999; Geneva Steel, Sandra Long,
and Tom Hatcher; "Richard D. and Marian Louvena Lockhart"; Article; Page 209; submitted by
Richard Douglas Lockhart, 205 South 7th Street, Princeton, WV.


John Wiley Church

1. 1870 Census, Buchanan Co, VA, Grundy District, taken on 3 Sep 1870, Page 178B, Family #71.
Listed as John W. Church, age 1, born in VA, in household of father, George Church.
2. 1880 Census, McDowell Co, WV, compiled by William A. Marsh, Vol 9, page 791.
Sandy River District, page 007.
Listed as Wiley Church, age 8, in household of uncle, Squire Mullins.
3. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; taken on 29 Jun 1900; Page 255B; Image 34 of 65;
Family #288/288.
Listed as Wiley Church; age 30; born in Apr 1870 in VA; married 11 yrs; farmer; head of household.
4. Ancestry.com Web Site, Wiley Church search, 28 Jun 2003, submitted by Jacquelyn J. Sorby, dsorby@worldnet.att.net.
John Wiley Church; born in Jul 1868 in Buchanan Co, VA; died in Mar 1952 in McDowell Co, WV; buried in Kelly
Cemetery on Compton MTn, Buchanan Co, VA; son of George and Emeline Mullins Church, married Victoria
Blankenship, on 10 Oct 1889 in McDowell Co, WV.


Elizabeth Victoria Blankenship

1. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; taken on 29 Jun 1900; Page 255B; Image 34 of 65;
Family #288/288.
Listed as Elizabeth V. Church; age 26; born in Mar 1874 in VA; married 11 yrs; 6 children, all living; in household
of husband, John W. Church.
2. Ancestry.com Web Site, Wiley Church search, 28 Jun 2003, submitted by Jacquelyn J. Sorby, dsorby@worldnet.att.net.
John Wiley Church; born in Jul 1868 in Buchanan Co, VA; died in Mar 1952 in McDowell Co, WV; buried in Kelly
Cemetery on Compton Mtn, Buchanan Co, VA; son of George and Emeline Mullins Church, married Victoria
Blankenship, on 10 Oct 1889 in McDowell Co, WV.
Victoria Blankenship; born on 4 Mar 1869 in Buchanan Co, VA; die on 19 Mar 1949 in McDowell Co, WV; daughter of
John and Clarissa Blankenship.


Garfield Church

1. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; taken on 29 Jun 1900; Page 255B; Image 34 of 65;
Family #288/288.
Listed as Garfield Church; age 12; born in May 1888 in VA; farm laborer; in household of father, John W. Church.


Lydia J. Church

1. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; taken on 29 Jun 1900; Page 255B; Image 34 of 65;
Family #288/288.
Listed as Lydia J. Church; age 5; born in Dec 1894 in WV; in household of father, John W. Church.


Pattie Church

1. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; taken on 29 Jun 1900; Page 255B; Image 34 of 65;
Family #288/288.
Listed as Pattie Church; age 9 mons; born in Sep 1899 in WV; in household of father, John W. Church.


George Church

1. Ancestry.com Web Site, Wiley Church search, 28 Jun 2003, submitted by Jacquelyn J. Sorby, dsorby@worldnet.att.net.
John Wiley Church; born in Jul 1868 in Buchanan Co, VA; died in Mar 1952 in McDowell Co, WV; buried in Kelly
Cemetery on Compton Mtn, Buchanan Co, VA; son of George and Emeline Mullins Church, married Victoria
Blankenship, on 10 Oct 1889 in McDowell Co, WV.
George Church; born in 1847 in Tazewell Co, VA; died about 1905 in Spruce Pine, Buchanan Co, VA; buried in
Kelly Cemetery; son of Joel and Caroline Church.
2. 1870 Census, Buchanan Co, VA, Grundy District, taken on 3 Sep 1870, Page 178B, Family #71.
Listed as George Church, age 27, born in VA, farmer, head of household.


Emaline Mullins

1. 1850 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, page 278A, Family #859.
Listed as Emaline Mullins, age 11, born in VA, in household of father, William Mullins.
2. Ancestry.com Web Site, Wiley Church search, 28 Jun 2003, submitted by Jacquelyn J. Sorby, dsorby@worldnet.att.net.
John Wiley Church; born in Jul 1868 in Buchanan Co, VA; died in Mar 1952 in McDowell Co, WV; buried in Kelly
Cemetery on Compton MTn, Buchanan Co, VA; son of George and Emeline Mullins Church, married Victoria
Blankenship, on 10 Oct 1889 in McDowell Co, WV.
Emeline Mullins; born abt 1843 in Wise Co, VA; died abt 1890 in Spruce Pine, Buchanan Co, VA; daughter of
William and Judea Osborn Mullins.
3. 1860 Census, Buchanan Co, VA, Contrary PO, taken on 25 Aug 1860, Page 818, Family #405.
Listed as Emeline Mullins, age 17, born in VA, in household of father, William T. Mullins.
4. 1870 Census, Buchanan Co, VA, Grundy District, taken on 3 Sep 1870, Page 178B, Family #71.
Listed as Emmaline Church, age 27\5, born in VA, in household of husband, George Church.


Thomas Church

1. 1870 Census, Buchanan Co, VA, Grundy District, taken on 3 Sep 1870, Page 178B, Family #71.
Listed as Thomas Church, age 4, born in VA, in household of father, George Church.


Matthew Church

1. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; taken on 29 Jun 1900; Page 255B; Image 34 of 65;
Family #288/288.
Listed as Matthew Church; age 3; born in Dec 1896 in WV; in household of father, John W. Church.
2. McDowell Co, WV Web Site, "McDowell Co Marriages" FTP File; Book #24, page 14.
Matthew Church, age 19, born in McDowell Co, WV, son of Wiley and Victoria Church, married on 3 Mar 1916
Floral Justice, age 18, born in McDowell Co, WV, daughter of Elias and Mary Justice.


Flora Justice

1. McDowell Co, WV Web Site, "McDowell Co Marriages" FTP File; Book #24, page 14.
Matthew Church, age 19, born in McDowell Co, WV, son of Wiley and Victoria Church, married on 3 Mar 1916
Floral Justice, age 18, born in McDowell Co, WV, daughter of Elias and Mary Justice.


Charles Horace Pennington

1. McDowell Co, WV Web Site, "McDowell Co Marriages" FTP File; Book #8, page 252.
Charles Pennington, age 24, born in Ashe Co, NC, son of James and Julia Pennington, married
on 8 Mar 1905
Maggie Sizemore (Mitchem), age 21, born in Wyoming Co, WV, daughter of Mary Ann Mitchem.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #16911; WV Archives Web Site.
Charles Horace Pennington; age 71; born in Apr 1881 at Jefferson, NC; retired miner; widowed;
son of James Pennington and unknown mother; died 30 Dec 1952 in Grace Hospital, Welch, WV;
from senility cerebral; buried 1 Jan 1953 in Pen Ridge Cemetery


Margaret A. "Peggy" Mitchem

1. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Barker's Ridge District, takem on 22 Jun 1900,
Page 224A, Family #170.
Listed as Peggy A. Mitchem, age 14, born in Jun 1885 in WV, in household of
mother, Mary A. Mtchem.
2. McDowell Co, WV Web Site, "McDowell Co Marriages" FTP File; Book #8, page 252.
Charles Pennington, age 24, born in Ashe Co, NC, son of James and Julia Pennington, married
on 8 Mar 1905
Maggie Sizemore (Mitchem), age 21, born in Wyoming Co, WV, daughter of Mary Ann Mitchem.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #17819; WV Archives Web Site.
Mrs. Charles Pennington (Margaret), Maggie Ann, written in; age 55 yrs, 5 mons, 11 days; born
28 Jun 1882 in Wyoming Co, WV; married; wife of Charles Pennington; living at Hensley, WV;
daughter of Richard Sizemore and Mary Ann Mitchem; died 9 Dec 1937 in Grace Hospital, Welch,
WV; from broncho-pneumonia; buried 11 Dec 1937 on Mitchem Ridge; informant, Rufus
Pennington, Eckman, WV.
4. Ancestry.com Web Site, Francis Marion Mitchem search, 15 Jun 2002, submitted
by Jerry Proffitt, jerryprofitt@hotmail.com.
Mary Ann Mitchem; daughter of Francis and Christina Milam Mitchem; had
children by John Marion Sizemore Sr, son of Owen and Nancy Lambert Sizemore.
Listed children: John Marion Sizemore, Jr, born abt 1874 in McDowell Co, WV,
married America Milam on 5 Nov 1901 in McDowell Co, WV: Almedia Mitchem,
born on 11 Jun 1887 in Wyoming Co, WV; married Lewis R. Steele on 9 Mar 1903
in McDowell Co, WV.


John Blankenship

1. Ancestry.com Web Site, Wiley Church search, 28 Jun 2003, submitted by Jacquelyn J. Sorby, dsorby@worldnet.att.net.
John Wiley Church; born in Jul 1868 in Buchanan Co, VA; died in Mar 1952 in McDowell Co, WV; buried in Kelly
Cemetery on Compton MTn, Buchanan Co, VA; son of George and Emeline Mullins Church, married Victoria
Blankenship, on 10 Oct 1889 in McDowell Co, WV.
Victoria Blankenship; born on 4 Mar 1869 in Buchanan Co, VA; die on 19 Mar 1949 in McDowell Co, WV; daughter of
John and Clarissa Blankenship.


Clarissa

1. Ancestry.com Web Site, Wiley Church search, 28 Jun 2003, submitted by Jacquelyn J. Sorby, dsorby@worldnet.att.net.
John Wiley Church; born in Jul 1868 in Buchanan Co, VA; died in Mar 1952 in McDowell Co, WV; buried in Kelly
Cemetery on Compton MTn, Buchanan Co, VA; son of George and Emeline Mullins Church, married Victoria
Blankenship, on 10 Oct 1889 in McDowell Co, WV.
Victoria Blankenship; born on 4 Mar 1869 in Buchanan Co, VA; die on 19 Mar 1949 in McDowell Co, WV; daughter of
John and Clarissa Blankenship.