Martha A. Richmond1

F, #60801, b. circa 1879
FatherThomas Lewis Richmond1 b. circa 1841, d. February 17, 1905
MotherMary Ann Cales1 b. circa 1841, d. before 1900
Birth*circa 1879 Martha A. Richmond was born circa 1879 at WV.1 
 She was the daughter of Thomas Lewis Richmond and Mary Ann Cales.1 
(Witness) Census21 Jun 1880 Martha A. Richmond appeared on the census of 21 Jun 1880 in the household of Thomas Lewis Richmond and Mary Ann Cales at Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WV.1 

Census Record Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
21 Jun 1880Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WVThomas Lewis Richmond, Mary Ann Cales, Sarah Virginia Richmond, James S. Richmond, Rachel R. M. Richmond and Martha A. Richmond1

Citations

  1. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, online at ancestry.com.

Charles Ballard Richmond1,2

M, #60802, b. 4 May 1884
FatherThomas Lewis Richmond1 b. circa 1841, d. February 17, 1905
MotherMary Ann Cales1 b. circa 1841, d. before 1900
Birth*4 May 1884 Charles was born at Sandstone, Summers Co, WV, on 4 May 1884.
P.C.B. Richmond, b. 4 May, Summers Co, father Thomas L. Richmond, farmer, res. Summers Co, mother Mary A. Richmond [original right page off one line from left], single birth.1,2 
 He was the son of Thomas Lewis Richmond and Mary Ann Cales.1 
Marriage*27 Nov 1912 He married Mary Smith at Summers Co, WV, on 27 Nov 1912.
C.B. Richmond, age 28, single, b. Summers Co, res. Summers Co; Mary Smith, age 19, sincle, b. Summers Co, res. Summers Co; md by H.S. Hall.3 
Employment*Sep 1918 Occupation: laborer in Sep 1918 at Hinton, Summers Co, WV. Section laborer, C&O Railroad.4 
Mlt-Registration*12 Sep 1918 Charles Ballard Richmond registered for the draft on 12 Sep 1918 at Summers Co, WV.4 
Residence*12 Sep 1918 Charles Ballard Richmond and Mary Smith resided at Hinton, Summers Co, WV, on 12 Sep 1918.4 

Partners and Children

Citations

  1. [S2713] WV Births online at www.wvculture.org,, Summers Co, WV.
  2. [S2838] Social Security Administration., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007 (Online at www.ancestry.com),.
  3. [S2712] WV Marriages Summers Co, WV.
  4. [S2684] WWI Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918 (www.ancestry.com),.

Mary Smith1

F, #60803, b. circa 1893
Birth*circa 1893 Mary Smith was born circa 1893 at Summers Co, WV.1 
Marriage*27 Nov 1912 She married Charles Ballard Richmond at Summers Co, WV, on 27 Nov 1912.
C.B. Richmond, age 28, single, b. Summers Co, res. Summers Co; Mary Smith, age 19, sincle, b. Summers Co, res. Summers Co; md by H.S. Hall.1 
Residence*12 Sep 1918 Charles Ballard Richmond and Mary Smith resided at Hinton, Summers Co, WV, on 12 Sep 1918.2 

Partners and Children

Citations

  1. [S2712] WV Marriages Summers Co, WV.
  2. [S2684] WWI Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918 (www.ancestry.com),.

John A. Ward1

M, #60804, b. circa 1871
FatherWilliam Ward1 b. July 22, 1846, d. April 6, 1924
MotherVirginia Cales1 b. March 3, 1847, d. November 1, 1897
Birth*circa 1871 John A. Ward was born circa 1871 at WV.1 
 He was the son of William Ward and Virginia Cales.1 
(Witness) Census29 Jun 1880 John A. Ward appeared on the census of 29 Jun 1880 in the household of William Ward and Virginia Cales at Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WV.1 

Census Record Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
29 Jun 1880Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WVWilliam Ward, Virginia Cales, John A. Ward, Mary E. Ward, Martha Ellen Ward, Noah Brown Ward and William Edgar Ward1

Citations

  1. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, online at ancestry.com.

Mary E. Ward1

F, #60805, b. circa 1872
FatherWilliam Ward1 b. July 22, 1846, d. April 6, 1924
MotherVirginia Cales1 b. March 3, 1847, d. November 1, 1897
Birth*circa 1872 Mary E. Ward was born circa 1872 at WV.1 
 She was the daughter of William Ward and Virginia Cales.1 
(Witness) Census29 Jun 1880 Mary E. Ward appeared on the census of 29 Jun 1880 in the household of William Ward and Virginia Cales at Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WV.1 

Census Record Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
29 Jun 1880Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WVWilliam Ward, Virginia Cales, John A. Ward, Mary E. Ward, Martha Ellen Ward, Noah Brown Ward and William Edgar Ward1

Citations

  1. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, online at ancestry.com.

Martha Ellen Ward1

F, #60806, b. circa 1874
FatherWilliam Ward1 b. July 22, 1846, d. April 6, 1924
MotherVirginia Cales1 b. March 3, 1847, d. November 1, 1897
Birth*circa 1874 Martha Ellen Ward was born circa 1874 at WV.1 
 She was the daughter of William Ward and Virginia Cales.1 
(Witness) Census29 Jun 1880 Martha Ellen Ward appeared on the census of 29 Jun 1880 in the household of William Ward and Virginia Cales at Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WV.1 

Census Record Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
29 Jun 1880Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WVWilliam Ward, Virginia Cales, John A. Ward, Mary E. Ward, Martha Ellen Ward, Noah Brown Ward and William Edgar Ward1

Citations

  1. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, online at ancestry.com.

William Edgar Ward1

M, #60807, b. Jul 1879
FatherWilliam Ward1 b. July 22, 1846, d. April 6, 1924
MotherVirginia Cales1 b. March 3, 1847, d. November 1, 1897
Birth*Jul 1879 William Edgar Ward was born in Jul 1879 at WV.1 
 He was the son of William Ward and Virginia Cales.1 
(Witness) Census29 Jun 1880 William Edgar Ward appeared on the census of 29 Jun 1880 in the household of William Ward and Virginia Cales at Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WV.1 
(informant) Death1 Nov 1897 William was informant for the death of Virginia Cales at Summers Co, WV, on 1 Nov 1897.2 

Census Record Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
29 Jun 1880Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WVWilliam Ward, Virginia Cales, John A. Ward, Mary E. Ward, Martha Ellen Ward, Noah Brown Ward and William Edgar Ward1

Citations

  1. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, online at ancestry.com.
  2. [S2714] WV Deaths online at www.wvculture.org,, Summers Co, WV.

Minerva G. Adkins1

F, #60808, b. Apr 1876
Birth*Apr 1876 Minerva was born at Summers Co, WV, in Apr 1876.1,2 
Marriage*20 Apr 1899 She married William Ward at Summers Co, WV, on 20 Apr 1899.
Wm Ward, age 53, widowed, b. Summers Co, res. Summers Co, par. Robt & Susan Ward, farmer; Minerva G. Adkins, age 23, single, b. Summers Co, res. Summers Co, par. J.C. & Sarah J. Adkins; md by L.G. Richmond.1 
Census*27 Jun 1900 Minerva G. Adkins and William Ward appeared on the census as head of household at Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WV, on 27 Jun 1900. Also enumerated in this household was Ora B. Ward, step-daughter, b. June 1896, WV.2 
Num Child*27 Jun 1900 Minerva G. Adkins had 2 children, with 2 living at the time of the census in 1900.2 
Num Child*4 May 1910 She and William Ward had 2 children, with 1 living at the time of the census in 1910.3 
Census4 May 1910 Minerva G. Adkins and William Ward appeared on the census as head of household at Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WV, on 4 May 1910.3 
Census13 Jan 1920 Minerva G. Adkins and William Ward appeared on the census as head of household at Sandstone Pct, Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WV, on 13 Jan 1920.3 

Census Record Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
27 Jun 1900Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WVWilliam Ward, Minerva G. Adkins, Robert R. Ward, Lee Roy 'Dink' Ward and Tennyson S. Ward2
4 May 1910Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WVWilliam Ward, Minerva G. Adkins and Ennie S. Ward3
13 Jan 1920Sandstone Pct, Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WVWilliam Ward, Minerva G. Adkins, Ennie S. Ward and Belva Ward3

Partners and Children

Marriage*20 Apr 1899 She married William Ward at Summers Co, WV, on 20 Apr 1899.
Wm Ward, age 53, widowed, b. Summers Co, res. Summers Co, par. Robt & Susan Ward, farmer; Minerva G. Adkins, age 23, single, b. Summers Co, res. Summers Co, par. J.C. & Sarah J. Adkins; md by L.G. Richmond.1 
Children

Citations

  1. [S2712] WV Marriages Summers Co, WV.
  2. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, 1900 census, online at ancestry.com.
  3. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, online at ancestry.com.

Tennyson S. Ward1

M, #60809, b. Apr 1900
FatherWilliam Ward1 b. July 22, 1846, d. April 6, 1924
MotherMinerva G. Adkins1 b. April, 1876
Birth*Apr 1900 Tennyson S. Ward was born in Apr 1900 at WV.1 
 He was the son of William Ward and Minerva G. Adkins.1 
(Witness) Census27 Jun 1900 Tennyson S. Ward appeared on the census of 27 Jun 1900 in the household of William Ward and Minerva G. Adkins at Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WV.1 

Census Record Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
27 Jun 1900Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WVWilliam Ward, Minerva G. Adkins, Robert R. Ward, Lee Roy 'Dink' Ward and Tennyson S. Ward1

Citations

  1. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, 1900 census, online at ancestry.com.

Ennie S. Ward1

M, #60810, b. circa 1907
FatherWilliam Ward1 b. July 22, 1846, d. April 6, 1924
MotherMinerva G. Adkins1 b. April, 1876
Birth*circa 1907 Ennie S. Ward was born circa 1907 at WV.1 
 He was the son of William Ward and Minerva G. Adkins.1 
(Witness) Census4 May 1910 Ennie S. Ward appeared on the census of 4 May 1910 in the household of William Ward and Minerva G. Adkins at Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WV.1 
(Witness) Census13 Jan 1920 Ennie S. Ward appeared on the census of 13 Jan 1920 in the household of William Ward and Minerva G. Adkins at Sandstone Pct, Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WV.1 

Census Record Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
4 May 1910Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WVWilliam Ward, Minerva G. Adkins and Ennie S. Ward1
13 Jan 1920Sandstone Pct, Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WVWilliam Ward, Minerva G. Adkins, Ennie S. Ward and Belva Ward1

Citations

  1. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, online at ancestry.com.

Belva Ward1

F, #60811, b. circa 1914
FatherWilliam Ward1 b. July 22, 1846, d. April 6, 1924
MotherMinerva G. Adkins1 b. April, 1876
Birth*circa 1914 Belva Ward was born circa 1914 at WV.1 
 She was the daughter of William Ward and Minerva G. Adkins.1 
(Witness) Census13 Jan 1920 Belva Ward appeared on the census of 13 Jan 1920 in the household of William Ward and Minerva G. Adkins at Sandstone Pct, Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WV.1 

Census Record Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
13 Jan 1920Sandstone Pct, Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WVWilliam Ward, Minerva G. Adkins, Ennie S. Ward and Belva Ward1

Citations

  1. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, online at ancestry.com.

Bessie Arcenia Drew1,2

F, #60812, b. 9 Sep 1896, d. 15 Apr 1936
Birth*9 Sep 1896 Bessie was born at KY on 9 Sep 1896.3,4,1 
Marriage*22 Aug 1910 She married Lee Roy 'Dink' Ward at Lawrence Co, OH, on 22 Aug 1910.
Leroy Ward, age 18, par. Wm Ward & Virginia Kales; Bessie Drew, age 18, par. Jos Drew & Nora Locey.1 
Census*3 Jan 1920 Bessie Arcenia Drew and Lee Roy 'Dink' Ward appeared on the census as head of household at Hilltop, Fayette Co, WV, on 3 Jan 1920. Also enumerated in this household was George Drew, brother-in-law, age 13, b. WV.4 
Census9 Apr 1930 Bessie Arcenia Drew and Lee Roy 'Dink' Ward appeared on the census as head of household at Scarbro, Fayette Co, WV, on 9 Apr 1930.4 
Death*15 Apr 1936 Bessie died on 15 Apr 1936 at Hinton, Summers Co, WV, at age 39.3 
Burial*17 Apr 1936 Her body was interred on 17 Apr 1936 at Brooks, Summers Co, WV, at Fox Cemetery.3 

Census Record Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
3 Jan 1920Hilltop, Fayette Co, WVLee Roy 'Dink' Ward, Bessie Arcenia Drew, John Frazier Ward, Madeline Juanita Ward, Nellie Maggie Ward and Vivian Louise Ward4
9 Apr 1930Scarbro, Fayette Co, WVLee Roy 'Dink' Ward, Bessie Arcenia Drew, John Frazier Ward, Madeline Juanita Ward, Nellie Maggie Ward, Vivian Louise Ward, Dorothy Faye Ward, William Roy Ward, Walter Samuel Ward and Ethel Margaret Ward4

Partners and Children

Children

Citations

  1. [S230] Marriages, Civil Records Ancestry.com. Ohio, U.S., County Marriage Records, 1774-1993 [database on-line]. Lehi, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2016.
  2. [S230] Marriages, Civil Records Ancestry.com. Virginia, U.S., Marriage Records, 1936-2014 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2015.
  3. [S2683] WV Death Certificate online at www.wvculture.org,.
  4. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, online at ancestry.com.

Alice Richmond1

F, #60813, b. 28 Dec 1878, d. 1886
FatherDaniel Richmond1 b. circa 1837, d. March 21, 1896
MotherMyriam Grimmett1 b. December 20, 1839, d. September 4, 1920
Birth*28 Dec 1878 Alice was born at WV on 28 Dec 1878.1,2 
 She was the daughter of Daniel Richmond and Myriam Grimmett.1 
(Witness) Census24 Jun 1880 Alice Richmond appeared on the census of 24 Jun 1880 in the household of Daniel Richmond and Myriam Grimmett at Talcott Dist, Summers Co, WV.1 
Death*1886 Alice died in 1886.2 
Burial* Her body was interred at Hinton, Summers Co, WV, at Elk Knob Cemetery.2 

Census Record Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
24 Jun 1880Talcott Dist, Summers Co, WVDaniel Richmond, Myriam Grimmett, Joseph Dillard Richmond, Marion C. Richmond, Carrie Josephine Richmond and Alice Richmond1

Citations

  1. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, online at ancestry.com.
  2. [S2738] FindAGrave.com (findagrave.com), G. Alice Richmond, online at https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/120564550/…, accessed May 2021.

Madeline Juanita Ward1,2,3

F, #60814, b. 15 Dec 1915, d. 24 Apr 1972
FatherLee Roy 'Dink' Ward3 b. March 2, 1887, d. March 11, 1972
MotherBessie Arcenia Drew3 b. September 9, 1896, d. April 15, 1936
Birth*15 Dec 1915 Madeline was born at Beury, Fayette Co, WV, on 15 Dec 1915.2,3 
 She was the daughter of Lee Roy 'Dink' Ward and Bessie Arcenia Drew.3 
(Witness) Census3 Jan 1920 Madeline Juanita Ward appeared on the census of 3 Jan 1920 in the household of Lee Roy 'Dink' Ward and Bessie Arcenia Drew at Hilltop, Fayette Co, WV.3 
(Witness) Census9 Apr 1930 Madeline Juanita Ward appeared on the census of 9 Apr 1930 in the household of Lee Roy 'Dink' Ward and Bessie Arcenia Drew at Scarbro, Fayette Co, WV.3 
Marriage* Madeline Juanita Ward married George Flynn.3 
Census*1 May 1940 Madeline Juanita Ward and George Flynn appeared on the census as head of household at Scarbro, Fayette Co, WV, on 1 May 1940.3 
Residence*Apr 1972 Madeline Juanita Ward resided at Williamstown, Wood Co, WV, in Apr 1972.1 
Death*24 Apr 1972 Madeline died on 24 Apr 1972 at Camden Clark Hospital, Parkersburg, Wood Co, WV, at age 56. Informant was Mrs. Juantia Green, Shrewsbury, WV.1 
Burial*27 Apr 1972 Her body was interred on 27 Apr 1972 at Brooks, Summers Co, WV, at Fox Cemetery.1 

Census Record Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
3 Jan 1920Hilltop, Fayette Co, WVLee Roy 'Dink' Ward, Bessie Arcenia Drew, John Frazier Ward, Madeline Juanita Ward, Nellie Maggie Ward and Vivian Louise Ward3
9 Apr 1930Scarbro, Fayette Co, WVLee Roy 'Dink' Ward, Bessie Arcenia Drew, John Frazier Ward, Madeline Juanita Ward, Nellie Maggie Ward, Vivian Louise Ward, Dorothy Faye Ward, William Roy Ward, Walter Samuel Ward and Ethel Margaret Ward3
1 May 1940Scarbro, Fayette Co, WVGeorge Flynn, Madeline Juanita Ward, Juanita Flynn and Anita Flynn3

Partners and Children

Marriage* Madeline Juanita Ward married George Flynn.3 
Children
  • Juanita Flynn3
  • Anita Flynn3

Citations

  1. [S2683] WV Death Certificate online at www.wvculture.org,.
  2. [S235] Births, Civil Records Ancestry.com. West Virginia, U.S., Births Index, 1804-1938 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2011.
  3. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, online at ancestry.com.

Nellie Maggie Ward1

F, #60815, b. 23 Sep 1917, d. 20 May 2007
FatherLee Roy 'Dink' Ward1 b. March 2, 1887, d. March 11, 1972
MotherBessie Arcenia Drew1 b. September 9, 1896, d. April 15, 1936
Birth*23 Sep 1917 Nellie was born at Fire Creek, Fayette Co, WV, on 23 Sep 1917.2,1 
 She was the daughter of Lee Roy 'Dink' Ward and Bessie Arcenia Drew.1 
(Witness) Census3 Jan 1920 Nellie Maggie Ward appeared on the census of 3 Jan 1920 in the household of Lee Roy 'Dink' Ward and Bessie Arcenia Drew at Hilltop, Fayette Co, WV.1 
(Witness) Census9 Apr 1930 Nellie Maggie Ward appeared on the census of 9 Apr 1930 in the household of Lee Roy 'Dink' Ward and Bessie Arcenia Drew at Scarbro, Fayette Co, WV.1 
Marriage*4 Nov 1932 She married Johnnie Amos Plumley at Summers Co, WV, on 4 Nov 1932.
Amos Plumley, age 21, single, b. Raleigh Co, res. Hamlet; Nellie Ward, age 16, single, b. Fayette Co, res. Ward; md by D.G. Richmond.3 
Census*13 Apr 1940 Nellie Maggie Ward and Johnnie Amos Plumley appeared on the census as head of household at Export, Fayette Co, WV, on 13 Apr 1940.1 
Residence*15 Dec 1987 Nellie Maggie Ward resided at Hinton, Summers Co, WV, on 15 Dec 1987.4 
Residence20 Apr 1990 She resided at Hinton, Summers Co, WV, on 20 Apr 1990.5 
Death*20 May 2007 Nellie died on 20 May 2007 at Summers Co Appalachian Reg Hosp, Hinton, Summers Co, WV, at age 89.
Nellie M. Ward Plumley, 89 of 130 Pleasant St. Hinton, died at 5:00 p.m. Sunday May 20, 2007 in Summers County A.R.H. in Hinton.

Born September 23, 1917 at Scarbro, WV she was the daughter of the late Lee Roy (Dink) & Bessie Arcenia Drew Ward.

Ms. Plumley was a homemaker and was a member of Brooks Baptist Church at Brooks, WV. She was a member of the Order of Eastern Star and the Summers County Hospital Auxilary.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Johnnie Amos Plumley on May 21, 2000. Also preceded by a grandson, Joseph Plumley and six brothers and four sisters.

Survivors include three sons, Tom R. Plumley & former wife & friend, Wilma of Hinton, J. Melvin Plumley & wife Vivian of Hinton and Fred Plumley & wife Rita of Hinton. One daughter, Norma Willett & husband Jim of Punta Gorda, FL. Three sisters, Dorothy Dillman & Ethel Westfall, both of Hinton and Elizabeth Neely of Clifton Forge, VA. Seven grandsons, John Plumley of Hinton & children Karli Marie of Hinton and John Ryan with the U.S. Air Force in Charleston, S.C., Jerry Plumley & wife Beth and daughters, Morgan & Taylor of Hinton, Tom Plumley & wife Sherril and children, Matt & Jill of Jumping Branch, Tim Plumley & wife Pam and son Jarrod of Jacksonville, N.C., Kenny Willett & wife Alicia and sons, Josh & Zeek of Buckhannon, WV, Dennis Willett & wife Tracy and daughters, Mallory & Sydney of Buckhannon, WV and Randy Willett & wife Jan and sons, Spencer & Preston of Richmond, VA.

Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Wednesday May 23, 2007 at Pivont Funeral Home Chapel in Hinton with Pastor Robbie Merritt officiating. Burial will follow in the Fox Cemetery at Brooks, WV. Friends may call from 6 until 9 p.m. Tuesday evening at the funeral home where an Eastern Star Service will be held at 8 p.m.

Grandsons will serve as pallbearers.2,6 
Burial*23 May 2007 Her body was interred on 23 May 2007 at Brooks, Summers Co, WV, at Fox Cemetery.6 

Census Record Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
3 Jan 1920Hilltop, Fayette Co, WVLee Roy 'Dink' Ward, Bessie Arcenia Drew, John Frazier Ward, Madeline Juanita Ward, Nellie Maggie Ward and Vivian Louise Ward1
9 Apr 1930Scarbro, Fayette Co, WVLee Roy 'Dink' Ward, Bessie Arcenia Drew, John Frazier Ward, Madeline Juanita Ward, Nellie Maggie Ward, Vivian Louise Ward, Dorothy Faye Ward, William Roy Ward, Walter Samuel Ward and Ethel Margaret Ward1
13 Apr 1940Export, Fayette Co, WVJohnnie Amos Plumley, Nellie Maggie Ward, Norma Lee Plumley, Thomas R. Plumley and John M. Plumley1

Partners and Children

Marriage*4 Nov 1932 She married Johnnie Amos Plumley at Summers Co, WV, on 4 Nov 1932.
Amos Plumley, age 21, single, b. Raleigh Co, res. Hamlet; Nellie Ward, age 16, single, b. Fayette Co, res. Ward; md by D.G. Richmond.3 
Children
  • Norma Lee Plumley1
  • Thomas R. Plumley1
  • John M. Plumley1

Citations

  1. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, online at ancestry.com.
  2. [S2838] Social Security Administration., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007 (Online at www.ancestry.com),.
  3. [S2712] WV Marriages Summers Co, WV.
  4. [S237] Obituary, Walter Samuel Ward, Hinton (WV) News, Tuesday, 22 December 1987.
  5. [S237] Obituary, Bobby Gene Ward, Hinton (WV) News, Tuesday, 1 May 1990.
  6. [S237] Obituary, Nellie M. Plumley, Hinton (WV) Pivont Funeral Home, online at https://www.pivontfuneralhome.com/obituary/3939814, accessed May 2021.

Vivian Louise Ward1,2

F, #60816, b. 26 Dec 1919, d. 11 Feb 2006
FatherLee Roy 'Dink' Ward2 b. March 2, 1887, d. March 11, 1972
MotherBessie Arcenia Drew2 b. September 9, 1896, d. April 15, 1936
Birth*26 Dec 1919 Vivian was born at Scarbro, Fayette Co, WV, on 26 Dec 1919.1,2 
 She was the daughter of Lee Roy 'Dink' Ward and Bessie Arcenia Drew.2 
(Witness) Census3 Jan 1920 Vivian Louise Ward appeared on the census of 3 Jan 1920 in the household of Lee Roy 'Dink' Ward and Bessie Arcenia Drew at Hilltop, Fayette Co, WV.2 
(Witness) Census9 Apr 1930 Vivian Louise Ward appeared on the census of 9 Apr 1930 in the household of Lee Roy 'Dink' Ward and Bessie Arcenia Drew at Scarbro, Fayette Co, WV.2 
Marriage*19 Feb 1938 She married Paul Jackson Carson at Scarbro, Fayette Co, WV, on 19 Feb 1938.
Paul Carson, age 27, single, b. Vanetta, res. Scarbro, par. J.W. & Mary, miner; Louise Ward, age 18, single, b. Scarbro, res. Scarbro, par. L.R. & Bessie; md by J.D. Wilson at Scarbro.3 
Census*8 Apr 1940 Vivian Louise Ward and Paul Jackson Carson appeared on the census as head of household at Gamoca, Fayette Co, WV, on 8 Apr 1940.2 
Residence*16 Oct 1940 Paul Jackson Carson and Vivian Louise Ward resided at Gamoca, Fayette Co, WV, on 16 Oct 1940.4 
(informant) Death14 Jul 1959 Vivian was informant for the death of Paul Jackson Carson at Winifrede, Kanawha Co, WV, on 14 Jul 1959.5 
Residence*15 Dec 1987 Vivian Louise Ward resided at Marmet, Kanawha Co, WV, on 15 Dec 1987.6 
Residence20 Apr 1990 She resided at Webster Springs, Webster Co, WV, on 20 Apr 1990.7 
Death*11 Feb 2006 Vivian died on 11 Feb 2006 at age 86. Last residence: Webster Springs, Webster Co, WV.8,1 

Census Record Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
3 Jan 1920Hilltop, Fayette Co, WVLee Roy 'Dink' Ward, Bessie Arcenia Drew, John Frazier Ward, Madeline Juanita Ward, Nellie Maggie Ward and Vivian Louise Ward2
9 Apr 1930Scarbro, Fayette Co, WVLee Roy 'Dink' Ward, Bessie Arcenia Drew, John Frazier Ward, Madeline Juanita Ward, Nellie Maggie Ward, Vivian Louise Ward, Dorothy Faye Ward, William Roy Ward, Walter Samuel Ward and Ethel Margaret Ward2
8 Apr 1940Gamoca, Fayette Co, WVPaul Jackson Carson, Vivian Louise Ward, Margaret Ann Carson and Kenneth Ray Carson2

Partners and Children

Marriage*19 Feb 1938 She married Paul Jackson Carson at Scarbro, Fayette Co, WV, on 19 Feb 1938.
Paul Carson, age 27, single, b. Vanetta, res. Scarbro, par. J.W. & Mary, miner; Louise Ward, age 18, single, b. Scarbro, res. Scarbro, par. L.R. & Bessie; md by J.D. Wilson at Scarbro.3 
Children
  • Margaret Ann Carson2
  • Kenneth Ray Carson2

Citations

  1. [S2838] Social Security Administration., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007 (Online at www.ancestry.com),.
  2. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, online at ancestry.com.
  3. [S2712] WV Marriages Fayette Co, WV.
  4. [S2696] WWII Draft Registration Cards, 1940-1947 (www.ancestry.com),.
  5. [S2683] WV Death Certificate online at www.wvculture.org,.
  6. [S237] Obituary, Walter Samuel Ward, Hinton (WV) News, Tuesday, 22 December 1987.
  7. [S237] Obituary, Bobby Gene Ward, Hinton (WV) News, Tuesday, 1 May 1990.
  8. [S1] Social Security Administration., Social Security Death Index (Online at www.ancestry.com),.

Dorothy Faye Ward1,2

F, #60817, b. 2 Sep 1921, d. 19 Dec 2013
FatherLee Roy 'Dink' Ward2 b. March 2, 1887, d. March 11, 1972
MotherBessie Arcenia Drew2 b. September 9, 1896, d. April 15, 1936
Birth*2 Sep 1921 Dorothy was born at Scarbro, Fayette Co, WV, on 2 Sep 1921.3,2,1 
 She was the daughter of Lee Roy 'Dink' Ward and Bessie Arcenia Drew.2 
(Witness) Census9 Apr 1930 Dorothy Faye Ward appeared on the census of 9 Apr 1930 in the household of Lee Roy 'Dink' Ward and Bessie Arcenia Drew at Scarbro, Fayette Co, WV.2 
(Witness) Census15 Apr 1940 Dorothy Faye Ward appeared on the census of 15 Apr 1940 in the household of Lee Roy 'Dink' Ward and Cynthia Ann Adkins at Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WV.2 
Marriage*5 Oct 1940 She married Earl Woodrow Carson at Scarbro, Fayette Co, WV, on 5 Oct 1940.
Earl Woodrow Carson, age 25, single, b. Gauley Bridge, res. Scarbro, par. J.W. & Mary, miner; Dorothy Fay Ward, age 19, single, b. Scarbro, res. Brooks, par. L.R. & Bessie; md by J.D. Wilson at Scarbro.1 
Marriage*20 Nov 1971 She married Samuel Hugh Dillman at Fairfax Co, VA, on 20 Nov 1971.
Samuel Hugh Dillman, age 61, widowed, 2nd marr, b. 3 June 1910, VA, res. Fairfax, VA, par. Joseph Marion Dillman & Ida Belle Atwell; Dorothy Faye Carson nee Ward, age 50, divorced, 2nd marriage, b. WV, res. Fairfax, VA, par. Leroy Ward & Bessie Drew; md by Melvin Lee Steadman.3 
Residence15 Dec 1987 Dorothy Faye Ward resided at Marion, Smyth Co, VA, on 15 Dec 1987.4 
Residence20 Apr 1990 She resided at Marion, Smyth Co, VA, on 20 Apr 1990.5 
Residence*20 May 2007 She resided at Hinton, Summers Co, WV, on 20 May 2007.6 
Death*19 Dec 2013 Dorothy died on 19 Dec 2013 at Bowers Hospice House, Beckley, Raleigh Co, WV, at age 92.
Dorothy Faye Dillman, 92 of 207 Pleasant St. Hinton died Thursday December 19, 2013 at Bowers Hospice House in Beckley. Born September 2, 1921 at Scarbro, West Virginia, she was the daughter of the late Lee Roy "Dink" and Bessie Arcenia Drew Ward. Mrs. Dillman was a homemaker and member of the Hinton First United Methodist Church and was a member of the Summers County Hospital Auxiliary. She was preceded in death by her first husband, Earl Woodrow Carson, her second husband, Samuel Dillman, three sons, Earl Lee, Roy Edward "Eddie" and Roger Dale Carson, a granddaughter, Lisa Dawn Glascock along with four brothers and three sisters. Survivors include three daughters, Agnes Faye Glascock & husband Johnny of Fairfax, VA, Carolyn Reed & husband Jim of Hinton and Sharon Kay Smith & husband David of Clarksville, TN. Two sisters, Ethel Westfall of Hinton and Elizabeth Neely of Clifton Forge, VA. Eight grandchildren and eight great grandchildren also survive. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Monday December 23, 2013 at Pivont Funeral Home Chapel in Hinton with Pastor Melissa White and Pastor Rick Duncan officiating. Burial will follow in Restwood Memorial Gardens in Hinton. Friends may call from 6 until 8 p.m. Sunday evening at the funeral home. Family and friends will serve as pallbearers.7,8 
Burial*23 Dec 2013 Her body was interred on 23 Dec 2013 at Madams Creek, Summers Co, WV, at Restwood Mem Park.7 

Census Record Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
9 Apr 1930Scarbro, Fayette Co, WVLee Roy 'Dink' Ward, Bessie Arcenia Drew, John Frazier Ward, Madeline Juanita Ward, Nellie Maggie Ward, Vivian Louise Ward, Dorothy Faye Ward, William Roy Ward, Walter Samuel Ward and Ethel Margaret Ward2
15 Apr 1940Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WVLee Roy 'Dink' Ward, Cynthia Ann Adkins, Dorothy Faye Ward, William Roy Ward, Walter Samuel Ward, Ethel Margaret Ward, Elizabeth Joe Ward and Bobby Gene Ward2

Partners and Children

Marriage*5 Oct 1940 She married Earl Woodrow Carson at Scarbro, Fayette Co, WV, on 5 Oct 1940.
Earl Woodrow Carson, age 25, single, b. Gauley Bridge, res. Scarbro, par. J.W. & Mary, miner; Dorothy Fay Ward, age 19, single, b. Scarbro, res. Brooks, par. L.R. & Bessie; md by J.D. Wilson at Scarbro.1 

Partners and Children

Marriage*20 Nov 1971 She married Samuel Hugh Dillman at Fairfax Co, VA, on 20 Nov 1971.
Samuel Hugh Dillman, age 61, widowed, 2nd marr, b. 3 June 1910, VA, res. Fairfax, VA, par. Joseph Marion Dillman & Ida Belle Atwell; Dorothy Faye Carson nee Ward, age 50, divorced, 2nd marriage, b. WV, res. Fairfax, VA, par. Leroy Ward & Bessie Drew; md by Melvin Lee Steadman.3 

Citations

  1. [S2712] WV Marriages Fayette Co, WV.
  2. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, online at ancestry.com.
  3. [S230] Marriages, Civil Records Ancestry.com. Virginia, U.S., Marriage Records, 1936-2014 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2015.
  4. [S237] Obituary, Walter Samuel Ward, Hinton (WV) News, Tuesday, 22 December 1987.
  5. [S237] Obituary, Bobby Gene Ward, Hinton (WV) News, Tuesday, 1 May 1990.
  6. [S237] Obituary, Nellie M. Plumley, Hinton (WV) Pivont Funeral Home, online at https://www.pivontfuneralhome.com/obituary/3939814, accessed May 2021.
  7. [S237] Obituary, Dorothy Faye Dillman, Hinton (WV) Pivont Funeral Home, online at https://www.pivontfuneralhome.com/obituary/3940197, accessed May 2021.
  8. [S1] Social Security Administration., Social Security Death Index (Online at www.ancestry.com),.

William Roy Ward1,2

M, #60818, b. 5 Oct 1922, d. 10 Oct 1944
FatherLee Roy 'Dink' Ward1 b. March 2, 1887, d. March 11, 1972
MotherBessie Arcenia Drew1 b. September 9, 1896, d. April 15, 1936
Birth*5 Oct 1922 William was born at Scarbro, Fayette Co, WV, on 5 Oct 1922.1,2 
 He was the son of Lee Roy 'Dink' Ward and Bessie Arcenia Drew.1 
(Witness) Census9 Apr 1930 William Roy Ward appeared on the census of 9 Apr 1930 in the household of Lee Roy 'Dink' Ward and Bessie Arcenia Drew at Scarbro, Fayette Co, WV.1 
(Witness) Census15 Apr 1940 William Roy Ward appeared on the census of 15 Apr 1940 in the household of Lee Roy 'Dink' Ward and Cynthia Ann Adkins at Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WV.1 
Death*10 Oct 1944 William died on 10 Oct 1944 at Italy at age 22. Killed in action, WWII.2 
Burial*11 Dec 1948 His body was interred on 11 Dec 1948 at Brooks, Summers Co, WV, at Fox Cemetery.2 

Census Record Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
9 Apr 1930Scarbro, Fayette Co, WVLee Roy 'Dink' Ward, Bessie Arcenia Drew, John Frazier Ward, Madeline Juanita Ward, Nellie Maggie Ward, Vivian Louise Ward, Dorothy Faye Ward, William Roy Ward, Walter Samuel Ward and Ethel Margaret Ward1
15 Apr 1940Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WVLee Roy 'Dink' Ward, Cynthia Ann Adkins, Dorothy Faye Ward, William Roy Ward, Walter Samuel Ward, Ethel Margaret Ward, Elizabeth Joe Ward and Bobby Gene Ward1

Citations

  1. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, online at ancestry.com.
  2. [S237] Obituary, William Roy Ward, Hinton (WV) Daily News, Thursday, 9 December 1948.

Walter Samuel Ward1,2

M, #60819, b. 24 Jun 1924, d. 15 Dec 1987
FatherLee Roy 'Dink' Ward2 b. March 2, 1887, d. March 11, 1972
MotherBessie Arcenia Drew2 b. September 9, 1896, d. April 15, 1936
Birth*24 Jun 1924 Walter was born at Scarbro, Fayette Co, WV, on 24 Jun 1924.3,1,2 
 He was the son of Lee Roy 'Dink' Ward and Bessie Arcenia Drew.2 
(Witness) Census9 Apr 1930 Walter Samuel Ward appeared on the census of 9 Apr 1930 in the household of Lee Roy 'Dink' Ward and Bessie Arcenia Drew at Scarbro, Fayette Co, WV.2 
(Witness) Census15 Apr 1940 Walter Samuel Ward appeared on the census of 15 Apr 1940 in the household of Lee Roy 'Dink' Ward and Cynthia Ann Adkins at Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WV.2 
Employment*Jun 1942 Walter's occupation: Unemployed at Brooks, Summers Co, WV, in Jun 1942.4 
Residence*30 Jun 1942 He resided at Brooks, Summers Co, WV, on 30 Jun 1942.4 
Mlt-Registration*30 Jun 1942 He registered for the draft on 30 Jun 1942 at Summers Co, WV.4 
Marriage*14 Mar 1946 He married Betty Frances Mann at Fort Jackson, Richland Co, SC, on 14 Mar 1946.5 
Death*15 Dec 1987 Walter died on 15 Dec 1987 at Beckley Hosp, Beckley, Raleigh Co, WV, at age 63.6,7,1 
Burial*17 Dec 1987 His body was interred on 17 Dec 1987 at Brooks, Summers Co, WV, at Fox Cemetery.6 

Census Record Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
9 Apr 1930Scarbro, Fayette Co, WVLee Roy 'Dink' Ward, Bessie Arcenia Drew, John Frazier Ward, Madeline Juanita Ward, Nellie Maggie Ward, Vivian Louise Ward, Dorothy Faye Ward, William Roy Ward, Walter Samuel Ward and Ethel Margaret Ward2
15 Apr 1940Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WVLee Roy 'Dink' Ward, Cynthia Ann Adkins, Dorothy Faye Ward, William Roy Ward, Walter Samuel Ward, Ethel Margaret Ward, Elizabeth Joe Ward and Bobby Gene Ward2

Partners and Children

Marriage*14 Mar 1946 He married Betty Frances Mann at Fort Jackson, Richland Co, SC, on 14 Mar 1946.5 

Citations

  1. [S2838] Social Security Administration., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007 (Online at www.ancestry.com),.
  2. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, online at ancestry.com.
  3. [S235] Births, Civil Records Ancestry.com. West Virginia, U.S., Births Index, 1804-1938 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2011.
  4. [S2696] WWII Draft Registration Cards, 1940-1947 (www.ancestry.com),.
  5. [S2719] "Betty Frances Mann Becomes Bride of Pfc. Walter S. Ward," Hinton (WV) Leader, Thursday, 28 March 1946.
  6. [S237] Obituary, Walter Samuel Ward, Hinton (WV) News, Tuesday, 22 December 1987.
  7. [S1] Social Security Administration., Social Security Death Index (Online at www.ancestry.com),.

Ethel Margaret Ward1,2

F, #60820, b. 7 Jan 1930
FatherLee Roy 'Dink' Ward2 b. March 2, 1887, d. March 11, 1972
MotherBessie Arcenia Drew2 b. September 9, 1896, d. April 15, 1936
Birth*7 Jan 1930 Ethel was born at Scarbro, Fayette Co, WV, on 7 Jan 1930.1,2,3 
 She was the daughter of Lee Roy 'Dink' Ward and Bessie Arcenia Drew.2 
(Witness) Census9 Apr 1930 Ethel Margaret Ward appeared on the census of 9 Apr 1930 in the household of Lee Roy 'Dink' Ward and Bessie Arcenia Drew at Scarbro, Fayette Co, WV.2 
(Witness) Census15 Apr 1940 Ethel Margaret Ward appeared on the census of 15 Apr 1940 in the household of Lee Roy 'Dink' Ward and Cynthia Ann Adkins at Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WV.2 
Marriage*29 Dec 1947 She married Charles L. Westfall at Hinton, Summers Co, WV, on 29 Dec 1947.
Chas. L. Westfall, age 21, single, b. Brooks, res. Hinton; Ethel M. Ward, age 17, single, b. Scarbro, res. Brooks; md by H.P. Hackney at Hinton.3 
Residence15 Dec 1987 Ethel Margaret Ward resided at Hinton, Summers Co, WV, on 15 Dec 1987.4 
Residence20 Apr 1990 She resided at Hinton, Summers Co, WV, on 20 Apr 1990.5 
Residence28 Nov 1994 She resided at Hinton, Summers Co, WV, on 28 Nov 1994.6 
Residence*20 May 2007 She resided at Hinton, Summers Co, WV, on 20 May 2007.7 
Residence19 Dec 2013 She resided at Hinton, Summers Co, WV, on 19 Dec 2013.8 
Residence1 Dec 2017 She resided at Hinton, Summers Co, WV, on 1 Dec 2017.9 

Census Record Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
9 Apr 1930Scarbro, Fayette Co, WVLee Roy 'Dink' Ward, Bessie Arcenia Drew, John Frazier Ward, Madeline Juanita Ward, Nellie Maggie Ward, Vivian Louise Ward, Dorothy Faye Ward, William Roy Ward, Walter Samuel Ward and Ethel Margaret Ward2
15 Apr 1940Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WVLee Roy 'Dink' Ward, Cynthia Ann Adkins, Dorothy Faye Ward, William Roy Ward, Walter Samuel Ward, Ethel Margaret Ward, Elizabeth Joe Ward and Bobby Gene Ward2

Partners and Children

Marriage*29 Dec 1947 She married Charles L. Westfall at Hinton, Summers Co, WV, on 29 Dec 1947.
Chas. L. Westfall, age 21, single, b. Brooks, res. Hinton; Ethel M. Ward, age 17, single, b. Scarbro, res. Brooks; md by H.P. Hackney at Hinton.3 

Citations

  1. [S235] Births, Civil Records Ancestry.com. West Virginia, U.S., Births Index, 1804-1938 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2011.
  2. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, online at ancestry.com.
  3. [S2712] WV Marriages Summers Co, WV.
  4. [S237] Obituary, Walter Samuel Ward, Hinton (WV) News, Tuesday, 22 December 1987.
  5. [S237] Obituary, Bobby Gene Ward, Hinton (WV) News, Tuesday, 1 May 1990.
  6. [S237] Obituary, Charles L. Westfall, Hinton (WV) News, Tuesday, 6 December 1994.
  7. [S237] Obituary, Nellie M. Plumley, Hinton (WV) Pivont Funeral Home, online at https://www.pivontfuneralhome.com/obituary/3939814, accessed May 2021.
  8. [S237] Obituary, Dorothy Faye Dillman, Hinton (WV) Pivont Funeral Home, online at https://www.pivontfuneralhome.com/obituary/3940197, accessed May 2021.
  9. [S237] Obituary, Elizabeth Joe Ward Neely, Clifton Forge (VA) Nicely Funeral Home, online at https://nicelyfuneralhome.com/book-of-memories/3363095/…, accessed May 2021.

Cynthia Ann Adkins1,2

F, #60821, b. 21 Jun 1889, d. 17 Dec 1965
Birth*21 Jun 1889 Cynthia was born at Fayette Co, WV, on 21 Jun 1889.
Daughter of Robert Adkins & Cynthia Richmond.3,2 
Marriage*6 Jul 1936 She married Lee Roy 'Dink' Ward at Summers Co, WV, on 6 Jul 1936.
Lee R. Ward, age 49, widowed, b. Summers Co, res. Brooks; Annie Adkins, age 47, divorced, b. Hinton, res. Hinton; md by John F. Atkins.2 
Census*15 Apr 1940 Cynthia Ann Adkins and Lee Roy 'Dink' Ward appeared on the census as head of household at Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WV, on 15 Apr 1940.1 
Residence*27 Apr 1942 Lee Roy 'Dink' Ward and Cynthia Ann Adkins resided at Brooks, Summers Co, WV, on 27 Apr 1942.4 
Death*17 Dec 1965 Cynthia died on 17 Dec 1965 at Hinton Hospital, Hinton, Summers Co, WV, at age 76.3 
Burial*19 Dec 1965 Her body was interred on 19 Dec 1965 at Brooks, Summers Co, WV, at Fox Cemetery.3 

Census Record Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
15 Apr 1940Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WVLee Roy 'Dink' Ward, Cynthia Ann Adkins, Dorothy Faye Ward, William Roy Ward, Walter Samuel Ward, Ethel Margaret Ward, Elizabeth Joe Ward and Bobby Gene Ward1

Partners and Children

Citations

  1. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, online at ancestry.com.
  2. [S2712] WV Marriages Summers Co, WV.
  3. [S2683] WV Death Certificate online at www.wvculture.org,.
  4. [S2696] WWII Draft Registration Cards, 1940-1947 (www.ancestry.com),.

Elizabeth Joe Ward1,2,3

F, #60822, b. 17 Mar 1931, d. 1 Dec 2017
FatherLee Roy 'Dink' Ward1 b. March 2, 1887, d. March 11, 1972
MotherBessie Arcenia Drew1 b. September 9, 1896, d. April 15, 1936
Birth*17 Mar 1931 Elizabeth was born at Scarbro, Fayette Co, WV, on 17 Mar 1931.4,1,2 
 She was the daughter of Lee Roy 'Dink' Ward and Bessie Arcenia Drew.1 
(Witness) Census15 Apr 1940 Elizabeth Joe Ward appeared on the census of 15 Apr 1940 in the household of Lee Roy 'Dink' Ward and Cynthia Ann Adkins at Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WV.1 
Marriage*19 Sep 1952 She married John David Neely at Clifton Forge, Alleghany Co, VA, on 19 Sep 1952.
John David Neely, age 25, divorced, 1 prev marr, b. True, WV, res. Clifton Forge, par. Dury Clarence Neely & Trushy Mae Eanes, helper, C&O RR; Elizabeth Jo Ward, age 21, divorced, 1 prev marr, b. Scarbro, WV, res. Brooks, WV, par. LeRoy Ward & Bessie Arcenia Drew; md by F.W. Long at Clifton Forge.2 
Residence15 Dec 1987 Elizabeth Joe Ward resided at Clifton Forge, Alleghany Co, VA, on 15 Dec 1987.5 
Residence20 Apr 1990 She resided at Clifton Forge, Alleghany Co, VA, on 20 Apr 1990.6 
(informant) Death10 Jun 1990 Elizabeth was informant for the death of John David Neely at Clifton Forge, Alleghany Co, VA, on 10 Jun 1990.7 
Residence*20 May 2007 Elizabeth Joe Ward resided at Clifton Forge, Alleghany Co, VA, on 20 May 2007.8 
Residence19 Dec 2013 She resided at Clifton Forge, Alleghany Co, VA, on 19 Dec 2013.9 
Death*1 Dec 2017 Elizabeth died on 1 Dec 2017 at Clifton Forge, Alleghany Co, VA, at age 86.
Elizabeth Joe “Libby” Ward Neely, age 86, of 313 Church Street, Clifton Forge, died December 1, 2017. She was born March 17, 1931 in Scarboro, WV, a daughter of the late Leeroy and Bessie Ward. Mrs. Neely worked from the age of 12 until her retirement in 2015, including 33 years at Mizzy, Inc. and almost 15 years at Highland House. She loved decorating and cleaning homes and the church, especially her own, planting flowers and doing yard work. Libby was a charter member of the Oak Hill Bible Church. She loved her church family and church fellowship dinners. She was so thankful for the love and care God provided through her church family, with special hugs to Bonnie Mynes, Charlotte Rose, Eleanor Bruffey, and Cathy Richardson. Libby had a generous heart. She loved giving to and being with her friends. She also loved ALL little children.
In addition to her parents, Libby was preceded in death by her beloved husband of 38 years, the Rev. John David Neely, in 1990; her daughter, Carol Ann Neely, in 2015; four sisters, Madeline, Nellie, Dorothy, and Louise; and four brothers, Johnnie, Roy, Sam, and Bobby.She is survived by her granddaughter, Lisa Boone, and husband, Nathaniel, of Capitol Heights, MD; a sister, Ethel Margaret Westfall of Hinton, WV; four great-grandchildren: Antonio, Christina, DeAndre, and Keyona; two great-great grandsons: Sheldon and Malachi; and numerous nieces and nephews -- all whom she loved dearly.A Celebration of Life service will be held at 12 p.m., Friday, December 8, 2017 from the Oak Hill Bible Church, Clifton Forge with the Rev. Roger Bush officiating, assisted by the Rev. Michael Simmons and the Rev. Virgil Woodie. Interment will follow in Alleghany Memorial Park, Low Moor. The family will receive friends from 11:00 a.m. until the service at Oak Hill Bible Church, and other times at the residence, 313 Church Street, Clifton Forge.Nicely Funeral Home, Clifton Forge is handling arrangements. The family suggests memorial tributes take the form of contributions to Oak Hill Bible Church, 1601 Chestnut Street, Clifton Forge, VA 24422.3 
Burial*8 Dec 2017 Her body was interred on 8 Dec 2017 at Low Moor, Alleghany Co, VA, at Alleghany Memorial Park.3 

Census Record Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
15 Apr 1940Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WVLee Roy 'Dink' Ward, Cynthia Ann Adkins, Dorothy Faye Ward, William Roy Ward, Walter Samuel Ward, Ethel Margaret Ward, Elizabeth Joe Ward and Bobby Gene Ward1

Partners and Children

Marriage*19 Sep 1952 She married John David Neely at Clifton Forge, Alleghany Co, VA, on 19 Sep 1952.
John David Neely, age 25, divorced, 1 prev marr, b. True, WV, res. Clifton Forge, par. Dury Clarence Neely & Trushy Mae Eanes, helper, C&O RR; Elizabeth Jo Ward, age 21, divorced, 1 prev marr, b. Scarbro, WV, res. Brooks, WV, par. LeRoy Ward & Bessie Arcenia Drew; md by F.W. Long at Clifton Forge.2 

Citations

  1. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, online at ancestry.com.
  2. [S230] Marriages, Civil Records Ancestry.com. Virginia, U.S., Marriage Records, 1936-2014 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2015.
  3. [S237] Obituary, Elizabeth Joe Ward Neely, Clifton Forge (VA) Nicely Funeral Home, online at https://nicelyfuneralhome.com/book-of-memories/3363095/…, accessed May 2021.
  4. [S235] Births, Civil Records Ancestry.com. West Virginia, U.S., Births Index, 1804-1938 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2011.
  5. [S237] Obituary, Walter Samuel Ward, Hinton (WV) News, Tuesday, 22 December 1987.
  6. [S237] Obituary, Bobby Gene Ward, Hinton (WV) News, Tuesday, 1 May 1990.
  7. [S2836] VA Death Certificate online at ancestry.com,.
  8. [S237] Obituary, Nellie M. Plumley, Hinton (WV) Pivont Funeral Home, online at https://www.pivontfuneralhome.com/obituary/3939814, accessed May 2021.
  9. [S237] Obituary, Dorothy Faye Dillman, Hinton (WV) Pivont Funeral Home, online at https://www.pivontfuneralhome.com/obituary/3940197, accessed May 2021.

Bobby Gene Ward1

M, #60823, b. 8 Dec 1932, d. 22 Apr 1990
FatherLee Roy 'Dink' Ward1 b. March 2, 1887, d. March 11, 1972
MotherBessie Arcenia Drew1 b. September 9, 1896, d. April 15, 1936
Birth*8 Dec 1932 Bobby was born at Glade, Fayette Co, WV, on 8 Dec 1932.2,1 
 He was the son of Lee Roy 'Dink' Ward and Bessie Arcenia Drew.1 
(Witness) Census15 Apr 1940 Bobby Gene Ward appeared on the census of 15 Apr 1940 in the household of Lee Roy 'Dink' Ward and Cynthia Ann Adkins at Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WV.1 
Marriage* Bobby Gene Ward married Madge Dunlop.3 
Residence*15 Dec 1987 Bobby Gene Ward resided at Norfolk, England, on 15 Dec 1987.4 
Death*22 Apr 1990 Bobby died on 22 Apr 1990 at Norfolk, England, at age 57.3,2 
Burial*26 Apr 1990 His body was interred on 26 Apr 1990 at Hockwald, Norfolk, England, at St James Church.3 

Census Record Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
15 Apr 1940Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WVLee Roy 'Dink' Ward, Cynthia Ann Adkins, Dorothy Faye Ward, William Roy Ward, Walter Samuel Ward, Ethel Margaret Ward, Elizabeth Joe Ward and Bobby Gene Ward1

Partners and Children

Marriage* He married Madge Dunlop.3 

Citations

  1. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, online at ancestry.com.
  2. [S2838] Social Security Administration., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007 (Online at www.ancestry.com),.
  3. [S237] Obituary, Bobby Gene Ward, Hinton (WV) News, Tuesday, 1 May 1990.
  4. [S237] Obituary, Walter Samuel Ward, Hinton (WV) News, Tuesday, 22 December 1987.

Charles L. Westfall1

M, #60824, b. 16 May 1927, d. 28 Nov 1994
FatherWesley Westfall2 b. circa 1904
MotherJulia Bragg2 b. circa 1906
Birth*16 May 1927 Charles was born at Brooks, Summers Co, WV, on 16 May 1927.1,2 
 He was the son of Wesley Westfall and Julia Bragg.2 
Marriage*29 Dec 1947 He married Ethel Margaret Ward at Hinton, Summers Co, WV, on 29 Dec 1947.
Chas. L. Westfall, age 21, single, b. Brooks, res. Hinton; Ethel M. Ward, age 17, single, b. Scarbro, res. Brooks; md by H.P. Hackney at Hinton.1 
Death*28 Nov 1994 Charles died on 28 Nov 1994 at Hinton Hospital, Hinton, Summers Co, WV, at age 67.2 
Burial*1 Dec 1994 His body was interred on 1 Dec 1994 at Brooks, Summers Co, WV, at Fox Cemetery.2 

Partners and Children

Citations

  1. [S2712] WV Marriages Summers Co, WV.
  2. [S237] Obituary, Charles L. Westfall, Hinton (WV) News, Tuesday, 6 December 1994.

Wesley Westfall1

M, #60825, b. circa 1904
Birth*circa 1904 Wesley Westfall was born circa 1904 at Fayette Co, WV.1 
Marriage*25 Aug 1925 He married Julia Bragg, daughter of Schuyler Jackson Bragg and Alma Richmond, on 25 Aug 1925 at Beckley, Raleigh Co, WV.1 

Partners and Children

Child

Citations

  1. [S2712] WV Marriages Raleigh Co, WV.
  2. [S237] Obituary, Charles L. Westfall, Hinton (WV) News, Tuesday, 6 December 1994.

John David Neely1

M, #60826, b. 7 Jul 1927, d. 10 Jun 1990
Birth*7 Jul 1927 John was born at True, Summers Co, WV, on 7 Jul 1927.2,1 
Marriage*19 Sep 1952 He married Elizabeth Joe Ward at Clifton Forge, Alleghany Co, VA, on 19 Sep 1952.
John David Neely, age 25, divorced, 1 prev marr, b. True, WV, res. Clifton Forge, par. Dury Clarence Neely & Trushy Mae Eanes, helper, C&O RR; Elizabeth Jo Ward, age 21, divorced, 1 prev marr, b. Scarbro, WV, res. Brooks, WV, par. LeRoy Ward & Bessie Arcenia Drew; md by F.W. Long at Clifton Forge.1 
Death*10 Jun 1990 John died on 10 Jun 1990 at Clifton Forge, Alleghany Co, VA, at age 62.2 
Burial* His body was interred at Low Moor, Alleghany Co, VA, at Alleghany Memorial Park.2 

Partners and Children

Citations

  1. [S230] Marriages, Civil Records Ancestry.com. Virginia, U.S., Marriage Records, 1936-2014 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2015.
  2. [S2836] VA Death Certificate online at ancestry.com,.

Betty Frances Mann1

F, #60827
Marriage*14 Mar 1946 She married Walter Samuel Ward at Fort Jackson, Richland Co, SC, on 14 Mar 1946.1 

Partners and Children

Citations

  1. [S2719] "Betty Frances Mann Becomes Bride of Pfc. Walter S. Ward," Hinton (WV) Leader, Thursday, 28 March 1946.

Regina Faye Jordan1

F, #60834, b. 5 Aug 1976, d. 12 Aug 1993
FatherRobert Edward Jordan1
MotherIda Mae Jolliffe1 b. June 20, 1951, d. August 12, 1993
Birth*5 Aug 1976 Regina Faye Jordan was born on 5 Aug 1976 at Hinton, Summers Co, WV.1 
 She was the daughter of Robert Edward Jordan and Ida Mae Jolliffe.1 
Death*12 Aug 1993 Regina died on 12 Aug 1993 at Hinton, Summers Co, WV, at age 17.
Regina Faye, her mother Ida Mae, and first cousin Teresa Ann Ward were all shot to death by Ida's husband Santo Crissafulli, who then stole Teresa's car and headed to Welch, where he was apprehended.1 
Burial*17 Aug 1993 Her body was interred on 17 Aug 1993 at Hinton, Summers Co, WV, at Elk Knob Cemetery.1 

Citations

  1. [S237] Obituary, Regina Faye Jordan, Hinton (WV) News, Tuesday, 17 August 1993.

Teresa Ann Ward1

F, #60835, b. 6 Nov 1969, d. 12 Aug 1993
FatherCharles Frazier Ward1
MotherAretha Ann Jolliffe1 b. April 16, 1944, d. March 1, 2013
Birth*6 Nov 1969 Teresa Ann Ward was born on 6 Nov 1969 at Richmond, VA.1 
 She was the daughter of Charles Frazier Ward and Aretha Ann Jolliffe.1 
Death*12 Aug 1993 Teresa died on 12 Aug 1993 at Hinton, Summers Co, WV, at age 23.
Teresa Ann, her aunt Ida Mae, and first cousin Regina Faye Jordan were all shot to death by Ida's husband Santo Crissafulli, who then stole Teresa's car and headed to Welch, where he was apprehended.1 
Burial*17 Aug 1993 Her body was interred on 17 Aug 1993 at Brooks, Summers Co, WV, at Fox Cemetery.1 

Citations

  1. [S237] Obituary, Teresa Ann Ward, Hinton (WV) News, Tuesday, 17 August 1993.

George Flynn1

M, #60839, b. circa 1911
Birth*circa 1911 George Flynn was born circa 1911 at KY.1 
Marriage* He married Madeline Juanita Ward, daughter of Lee Roy 'Dink' Ward and Bessie Arcenia Drew.1 
Employment*May 1940 Occupation: coal company worker in May 1940 at Scarbro, Fayette Co, WV. Loader, coal mine.1 
Census*1 May 1940 George Flynn and Madeline Juanita Ward appeared on the census as head of household at Scarbro, Fayette Co, WV, on 1 May 1940.1 

Census Record Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
1 May 1940Scarbro, Fayette Co, WVGeorge Flynn, Madeline Juanita Ward, Juanita Flynn and Anita Flynn1

Partners and Children

Children
  • Juanita Flynn1
  • Anita Flynn1

Citations

  1. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, online at ancestry.com.

Johnnie Amos Plumley1,2,3

M, #60842, b. circa 1911, d. 21 May 2000
Birth*circa 1911 Johnnie Amos Plumley was born circa 1911 at Raleigh Co, WV.1 
Marriage*4 Nov 1932 He married Nellie Maggie Ward at Summers Co, WV, on 4 Nov 1932.
Amos Plumley, age 21, single, b. Raleigh Co, res. Hamlet; Nellie Ward, age 16, single, b. Fayette Co, res. Ward; md by D.G. Richmond.1 
Employment*Apr 1940 Occupation: laborer in Apr 1940 at Export, Fayette Co, WV. Track laborer, steam railroad.2 
Census*13 Apr 1940 Johnnie Amos Plumley and Nellie Maggie Ward appeared on the census as head of household at Export, Fayette Co, WV, on 13 Apr 1940.2 
Death*21 May 2000 Johnnie died on 21 May 2000.3 

Census Record Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
13 Apr 1940Export, Fayette Co, WVJohnnie Amos Plumley, Nellie Maggie Ward, Norma Lee Plumley, Thomas R. Plumley and John M. Plumley2

Partners and Children

Children
  • Norma Lee Plumley2
  • Thomas R. Plumley2
  • John M. Plumley2

Citations

  1. [S2712] WV Marriages Summers Co, WV.
  2. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, online at ancestry.com.
  3. [S237] Obituary, Nellie M. Plumley, Hinton (WV) Pivont Funeral Home, online at https://www.pivontfuneralhome.com/obituary/3939814, accessed May 2021.

Paul Jackson Carson1,2

M, #60846, b. 2 Jul 1910, d. 14 Jul 1959
Birth*2 Jul 1910 Paul was born at Vanetta, Fayette Co, WV, on 2 Jul 1910.2,1 
Marriage*19 Feb 1938 He married Vivian Louise Ward at Scarbro, Fayette Co, WV, on 19 Feb 1938.
Paul Carson, age 27, single, b. Vanetta, res. Scarbro, par. J.W. & Mary, miner; Louise Ward, age 18, single, b. Scarbro, res. Scarbro, par. L.R. & Bessie; md by J.D. Wilson at Scarbro.1 
Employment*Apr 1940 Occupation: coal company worker in Apr 1940 at Gamoca, Fayette Co, WV. Operate conveyor, coal mine.3 
Census*8 Apr 1940 Paul Jackson Carson and Vivian Louise Ward appeared on the census as head of household at Gamoca, Fayette Co, WV, on 8 Apr 1940.3 
EmploymentOct 1940 Occupation: coal company worker in Oct 1940 at Gamoca, Fayette Co, WV. Koppers Coal Co.2 
Mlt-Registration*16 Oct 1940 Paul Jackson Carson registered for the draft on 16 Oct 1940 at Fayette Co, WV.2 
Residence*16 Oct 1940 Paul Jackson Carson and Vivian Louise Ward resided at Gamoca, Fayette Co, WV, on 16 Oct 1940.2 
Death*14 Jul 1959 Paul died on 14 Jul 1959 at Winifrede, Kanawha Co, WV, at age 49. Killed when a mine motor he was on wrecked outside the Winifrede #6 mine and he was thrown off.4 
Burial*17 Jul 1959 His body was interred on 17 Jul 1959 at Marmet, Kanawha Co, WV, at Marmet Cem.4 

Census Record Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
8 Apr 1940Gamoca, Fayette Co, WVPaul Jackson Carson, Vivian Louise Ward, Margaret Ann Carson and Kenneth Ray Carson3

Partners and Children

Marriage*19 Feb 1938 He married Vivian Louise Ward at Scarbro, Fayette Co, WV, on 19 Feb 1938.
Paul Carson, age 27, single, b. Vanetta, res. Scarbro, par. J.W. & Mary, miner; Louise Ward, age 18, single, b. Scarbro, res. Scarbro, par. L.R. & Bessie; md by J.D. Wilson at Scarbro.1 
Children
  • Margaret Ann Carson3
  • Kenneth Ray Carson3

Citations

  1. [S2712] WV Marriages Fayette Co, WV.
  2. [S2696] WWII Draft Registration Cards, 1940-1947 (www.ancestry.com),.
  3. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, online at ancestry.com.
  4. [S2683] WV Death Certificate online at www.wvculture.org,.

Earl Woodrow Carson1

M, #60849, b. circa 1915
Birth*circa 1915 Earl Woodrow Carson was born circa 1915 at Gauley Bridge, Fayette Co, WV.1 
Marriage*5 Oct 1940 He married Dorothy Faye Ward at Scarbro, Fayette Co, WV, on 5 Oct 1940.
Earl Woodrow Carson, age 25, single, b. Gauley Bridge, res. Scarbro, par. J.W. & Mary, miner; Dorothy Fay Ward, age 19, single, b. Scarbro, res. Brooks, par. L.R. & Bessie; md by J.D. Wilson at Scarbro.1 

Partners and Children

Citations

  1. [S2712] WV Marriages Fayette Co, WV.

Samuel Hugh Dillman1

M, #60850, b. 3 Jun 1910
Birth*3 Jun 1910 Samuel Hugh Dillman was born on 3 Jun 1910 at VA.1 
Marriage*20 Nov 1971 He married Dorothy Faye Ward at Fairfax Co, VA, on 20 Nov 1971.
Samuel Hugh Dillman, age 61, widowed, 2nd marr, b. 3 June 1910, VA, res. Fairfax, VA, par. Joseph Marion Dillman & Ida Belle Atwell; Dorothy Faye Carson nee Ward, age 50, divorced, 2nd marriage, b. WV, res. Fairfax, VA, par. Leroy Ward & Bessie Drew; md by Melvin Lee Steadman.1 

Partners and Children

Citations

  1. [S230] Marriages, Civil Records Ancestry.com. Virginia, U.S., Marriage Records, 1936-2014 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2015.