Tom Foster1,2

M, #15530, b. 25 Oct 1880, d. 12 Mar 1961
Birth220 Oct 1880 Conflicting evidence states that Tom was born on 20 Oct 1880.3 
Birth221 Oct 1880 He was birth2 on 21 Oct 1880 at Winifrede, Kanawha Co, WV.4 
Birth*25 Oct 1880 Tom was born at Winifrede, Kanawha Co, WV, on 25 Oct 1880. Son of Mark and Emily (Massey) Foster.1,5 
Marriage*30 Dec 1903 He married Nellie Murray at Charleston, Kanawha Co, WV, on 30 Dec 1903. Tom Foster, age 23, single, b. Kanawha Co, res. Kanawha Co; Nellie Murray, age 21, single, b. Kanawha Co, res. Kanawha Co; md by James O. Thompson at Charleston.5 
Employment*May 1910 Occupation: laborer in May 1910 at Clear Fork Dist, Raleigh Co, WV. Coal mine.6 
Census*6 May 1910 Tom Foster and Nellie Murray appeared on the census as head of household at Clear Fork Dist, Raleigh Co, WV, on 6 May 1910. Also enumerated in this household were Ward Foster, brother, age 16, single, b. WV, clerk, store; John Foster, brother, age 34, widowed, b. WV, laborer, coal mine.6 
EmploymentSep 1918 Occupation: coal company worker in Sep 1918 at Dorothy, Raleigh Co, WV. Motor boss, Western Pocahontas Coal Co.3 
Mlt-Registration*12 Sep 1918 Tom Foster registered for the draft on 12 Sep 1918 at Raleigh Co, WV.3 
Residence*12 Sep 1918 Tom Foster and Nellie Murray resided at Dorothy, Raleigh Co, WV, on 12 Sep 1918.3 
EmploymentJan 1920 Occupation: foreman in Jan 1920 at Dorothy Pct, Clear Fork Dist, Raleigh Co, WV.6 
Census17 Jan 1920 Tom Foster and Nellie Murray appeared on the census as head of household at Dorothy Pct, Clear Fork Dist, Raleigh Co, WV, on 17 Jan 1920.6 
EmploymentApr 1930 Occupation: foreman in Apr 1930 at Montcoal, Raleigh Co, WV.6 
Census5 Apr 1930 Tom Foster and Nellie Murray appeared on the census as head of household at Montcoal, Raleigh Co, WV, on 5 Apr 1930.6 
EmploymentMay 1940 Occupation: foreman in May 1940 at Montcoal, Raleigh Co, WV. Coal mine.6 
Census17 May 1940 Tom Foster and Nellie Murray appeared on the census as head of household at Montcoal, Raleigh Co, WV, on 17 May 1940.6 
EmploymentApr 1942 Tom's occupation: Raleigh Wyoming Mining Co at Edwight, Raleigh Co, WV, in Apr 1942.4 
Residence27 Apr 1942 He resided at Naoma, Raleigh Co, WV, on 27 Apr 1942.4 
Mlt-Registration27 Apr 1942 He registered for the draft on 27 Apr 1942 at Raleigh Co, WV.4 
Residence*Mar 1961 He resided at Whitesville, Boone Co, WV, in Mar 1961.1 
Death*12 Mar 1961 Tom died on 12 Mar 1961 at Mountain State Hospital, Charleston, Kanawha Co, WV, at age 80.1,7 
Burial*15 Mar 1961 He was buried on 15 Mar 1961 at Family Cemetery, Marmet, Kanawha Co, WV.1 

Census Record Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
6 May 1910Clear Fork Dist, Raleigh Co, WVTom Foster, Nellie Murray, Ruth Agatha Foster and Grover H. Foster6
17 Jan 1920Dorothy Pct, Clear Fork Dist, Raleigh Co, WVTom Foster, Nellie Murray, Ruth Agatha Foster, Grover H. Foster, David F. Foster, Gypsy Blair Foster and Emily J. Foster6
5 Apr 1930Montcoal, Raleigh Co, WVTom Foster, Nellie Murray, Ruth Agatha Foster, Grover H. Foster, David F. Foster, Gypsy Blair Foster, Emily J. Foster and Josephine Lois Foster6
17 May 1940Montcoal, Raleigh Co, WVTom Foster, Nellie Murray, Ruth Agatha Foster, Grover H. Foster and Josephine Lois Foster6

Partners and Children

Marriage*30 Dec 1903 He married Nellie Murray at Charleston, Kanawha Co, WV, on 30 Dec 1903. Tom Foster, age 23, single, b. Kanawha Co, res. Kanawha Co; Nellie Murray, age 21, single, b. Kanawha Co, res. Kanawha Co; md by James O. Thompson at Charleston.5 
Children

Citations

  1. [S2683] WV Death Certificate online at www.wvculture.org,.
  2. [S237] Obituary, James B. Murray, Charleston (WV) Gazette, Monday, 13 August 1934.
  3. [S2684] WWI Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918 (www.ancestry.com),.
  4. [S2696] WWII Draft Registration Cards, 1940-1947 (www.ancestry.com),.
  5. [S2712] WV Marriages Kanawha Co, WV.
  6. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, online at ancestry.com.
  7. [S237] Obituary, Tom Foster, Charleston (WV) Daily Mail, Monday, 13 March 1961.

Ruth Agatha Foster1,2

F, #15531, b. circa 1905, d. 22 Feb 1968
FatherTom Foster b. 25 Oct 1880, d. 12 Mar 1961
MotherNellie Murray b. Oct 1882, d. 9 Jul 1961
Birth*circa 1905 Ruth was born at Acme, Kanawha Co, WV, circa 1905.2,1 
 She was the daughter of Tom Foster and Nellie Murray
(Witness) Census6 May 1910 Ruth Agatha Foster appeared on the census of 6 May 1910 in the household of Tom Foster and Nellie Murray at Clear Fork Dist, Raleigh Co, WV.2 
(Witness) Census17 Jan 1920 Ruth Agatha Foster appeared on the census of 17 Jan 1920 in the household of Tom Foster and Nellie Murray at Dorothy Pct, Clear Fork Dist, Raleigh Co, WV.2 
(Witness) Census5 Apr 1930 Ruth Agatha Foster appeared on the census of 5 Apr 1930 in the household of Tom Foster and Nellie Murray at Montcoal, Raleigh Co, WV.2 
(Witness) Census17 May 1940 Ruth Agatha Foster appeared on the census of 17 May 1940 in the household of Tom Foster and Nellie Murray at Montcoal, Raleigh Co, WV.2 
Residence12 Mar 1961 Ruth Agatha Foster resided at Whitesville, Boone Co, WV, on 12 Mar 1961.3 
Residence*9 Jul 1961 She resided at Whitesville, Boone Co, WV, on 9 Jul 1961.4 
ResidenceFeb 1968 She resided at Seth, Boone Co, WV, in Feb 1968.1 
Death*22 Feb 1968 Ruth died on 22 Feb 1968 at Charleston hospital, Charleston, Kanawha Co, WV.1 
Burial*25 Feb 1968 Her body was interred on 25 Feb 1968 at Marmet, Kanawha Co, WV, at Marmet Cem.1 

Census Record Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
6 May 1910Clear Fork Dist, Raleigh Co, WVTom Foster, Nellie Murray, Ruth Agatha Foster and Grover H. Foster2
17 Jan 1920Dorothy Pct, Clear Fork Dist, Raleigh Co, WVTom Foster, Nellie Murray, Ruth Agatha Foster, Grover H. Foster, David F. Foster, Gypsy Blair Foster and Emily J. Foster2
5 Apr 1930Montcoal, Raleigh Co, WVTom Foster, Nellie Murray, Ruth Agatha Foster, Grover H. Foster, David F. Foster, Gypsy Blair Foster, Emily J. Foster and Josephine Lois Foster2
17 May 1940Montcoal, Raleigh Co, WVTom Foster, Nellie Murray, Ruth Agatha Foster, Grover H. Foster and Josephine Lois Foster2

Citations

  1. [S237] Obituary, Ruth Agatha Foster, Beckley (WV) Post-Herald & Register, Saturday, 24 February 1968.
  2. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, online at ancestry.com.
  3. [S237] Obituary, Tom Foster, Charleston (WV) Daily Mail, Monday, 13 March 1961.
  4. [S237] Obituary, Nellie Murray Foster, Charleston (WV) Daily Mail, Monday, 10 July 1961.

Emily J. Foster1

F, #15532, b. circa 1918
FatherTom Foster b. 25 Oct 1880, d. 12 Mar 1961
MotherNellie Murray b. Oct 1882, d. 9 Jul 1961
Birth*circa 1918 Emily was born at Dorothy, Raleigh Co, WV, circa 1918.1,2 
 She was the daughter of Tom Foster and Nellie Murray
(Witness) Census17 Jan 1920 Emily J. Foster appeared on the census of 17 Jan 1920 in the household of Tom Foster and Nellie Murray at Dorothy Pct, Clear Fork Dist, Raleigh Co, WV.1 
(Witness) Census5 Apr 1930 Emily J. Foster appeared on the census of 5 Apr 1930 in the household of Tom Foster and Nellie Murray at Montcoal, Raleigh Co, WV.1 
Marriage*18 Dec 1937 She married Fred Duncan at Charleston, Kanawha Co, WV, on 18 Dec 1937. Fred Duncan, age 22, b. 24 August 1915, Clayton, Summers Co, WV, res. Montcoal, WV, par. C.M. & C.A. Duncan; Emily Jane Foster, age 21, b. 25 November 1916, Dorothy, Raleigh Co, WV, res. Montcoal, WV, par. Tom & Nellie Foster; md by Hector D. Frame at Charleston.2 
Residence12 Mar 1961 Emily J. Foster resided at Portsmouth, VA, on 12 Mar 1961.3 
Residence*9 Jul 1961 She resided at Portsmouth, VA, on 9 Jul 1961.4 
Residence22 Feb 1968 She resided at Annandale, Fairfax Co, VA, on 22 Feb 1968.5 
Residence26 Jan 2006 She resided at Annandale, Fairfax Co, VA, on 26 Jan 2006.6 
Residence5 Aug 2011 She resided at Annandale, Fairfax Co, VA, on 5 Aug 2011.7 

Census Record Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
17 Jan 1920Dorothy Pct, Clear Fork Dist, Raleigh Co, WVTom Foster, Nellie Murray, Ruth Agatha Foster, Grover H. Foster, David F. Foster, Gypsy Blair Foster and Emily J. Foster1
5 Apr 1930Montcoal, Raleigh Co, WVTom Foster, Nellie Murray, Ruth Agatha Foster, Grover H. Foster, David F. Foster, Gypsy Blair Foster, Emily J. Foster and Josephine Lois Foster1

Partners and Children

Marriage*18 Dec 1937 She married Fred Duncan at Charleston, Kanawha Co, WV, on 18 Dec 1937. Fred Duncan, age 22, b. 24 August 1915, Clayton, Summers Co, WV, res. Montcoal, WV, par. C.M. & C.A. Duncan; Emily Jane Foster, age 21, b. 25 November 1916, Dorothy, Raleigh Co, WV, res. Montcoal, WV, par. Tom & Nellie Foster; md by Hector D. Frame at Charleston.2 

Citations

  1. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, online at ancestry.com.
  2. [S2712] WV Marriages Boone Co, WV.
  3. [S237] Obituary, Tom Foster, Charleston (WV) Daily Mail, Monday, 13 March 1961.
  4. [S237] Obituary, Nellie Murray Foster, Charleston (WV) Daily Mail, Monday, 10 July 1961.
  5. [S237] Obituary, Ruth Agatha Foster, Beckley (WV) Post-Herald & Register, Saturday, 24 February 1968.
  6. [S237] Obituary, Josephine Lois Morgan, Charleston (WV) Gazette-Mail, 29 January 2006, online at ancestry.com.
  7. [S237] Obituary, Gypsy Blair Daniels, Beckley (WV) Register-Herald, Saturday, 6 August 2011, online at http://www.register-herald.com/obituaries/x1533020287/…, accessed November 2013.

Fred Duncan1

M, #15533, b. 24 Aug 1915
Birth*24 Aug 1915 Fred was born at Clayton, Summers Co, WV, on 24 Aug 1915.1 
Marriage*18 Dec 1937 He married Emily J. Foster at Charleston, Kanawha Co, WV, on 18 Dec 1937. Fred Duncan, age 22, b. 24 August 1915, Clayton, Summers Co, WV, res. Montcoal, WV, par. C.M. & C.A. Duncan; Emily Jane Foster, age 21, b. 25 November 1916, Dorothy, Raleigh Co, WV, res. Montcoal, WV, par. Tom & Nellie Foster; md by Hector D. Frame at Charleston.1 

Partners and Children

Citations

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

Josephine Lois Foster1,2

F, #15534, b. 21 Dec 1922, d. 26 Jan 2006
FatherTom Foster b. 25 Oct 1880, d. 12 Mar 1961
MotherNellie Murray b. Oct 1882, d. 9 Jul 1961
Birth*21 Dec 1922 Josephine was born at Montcoal, Raleigh Co, WV, on 21 Dec 1922.3,2,1 
 She was the daughter of Tom Foster and Nellie Murray
(Witness) Census5 Apr 1930 Josephine Lois Foster appeared on the census of 5 Apr 1930 in the household of Tom Foster and Nellie Murray at Montcoal, Raleigh Co, WV.2 
(Witness) Census17 May 1940 Josephine Lois Foster appeared on the census of 17 May 1940 in the household of Tom Foster and Nellie Murray at Montcoal, Raleigh Co, WV.2 
Marriage* She married Carl David Morgan
Residence12 Mar 1961 Josephine Lois Foster resided at Chesapeake, Kanawha Co, WV, on 12 Mar 1961.4 
Residence*9 Jul 1961 She resided at Chesapeake, Kanawha Co, WV, on 9 Jul 1961.5 
Residence22 Feb 1968 She resided at Chesapeake, Kanawha Co, WV, on 22 Feb 1968.6 
Death*26 Jan 2006 Josephine died on 26 Jan 2006 at Charleston Area Medical Center, Charleston, Kanawha Co, WV, at age 83. Josephine Lois Morgan

Josephine Lois Foster Morgan passed away Jan. 26, 2006, at CAMC Memorial Hospital after a short illness. She lived in Chesapeake for over 60 years.

She was born in Montcoal to the late Tom and Nelle Murray Foster. Josephine graduated from Marshfork High School and often attended her class reunions, where she loved to reminisce about growing up in Montcoal with family, classmates, and neighbors.

Josephine was preceded in death by her sister, Ruth Foster; and her brother, Grover Foster.

Her late husband was Carl David Morgan of Chesapeake.

Josephine is survived by daughters, Carla Jeanne Morgan of Chesapeake, and Amanda Leigh Morgan of Fayetteville, N.C. Her grandson, Bryan David Morgan of Chesapeake, was her best friend and caregiver.

She is also survived by her brother, David Foster of Portsmouth, Va; and her sisters, Gypsy Daniels of Stickney, and Emily Duncan of Annandale, Va.

Josephine served Kanawha County and Chesapeake 53 years as a poll clerk for precinct No. 149 and was active in the Republican Party.

She was a member of Chelyan Chapter No. 101, Order of the Eastern Star, and served as Worthy Mother Advisor of Chelyan Assembly No. 5, Order of Rainbows for Girls.

Visitation for family, friends, and neighbors will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday, Jan. 30, 2006. Eastern Star service will be conducted at 7 p.m. Monday, Jan. 30, during the visitation.

Funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 31, with Pastor Bernard Toppings and the Rev. Damron Bradshaw officiating. Burial services will follow in Glasgow at Kanawha Valley Memorial Gardens in the Lincoln Memorial Chapel No. 1.

Fidler & Frame Funeral Home at 1126 East Dupont Ave. in Belle is in charge of arrangements.1 
Burial*31 Jan 2006 She was buried on 31 Jan 2006 at Kanawha Valley Memorial Gardens, Glasgow, Kanawha Co, WV.1 

Census Record Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
5 Apr 1930Montcoal, Raleigh Co, WVTom Foster, Nellie Murray, Ruth Agatha Foster, Grover H. Foster, David F. Foster, Gypsy Blair Foster, Emily J. Foster and Josephine Lois Foster2
17 May 1940Montcoal, Raleigh Co, WVTom Foster, Nellie Murray, Ruth Agatha Foster, Grover H. Foster and Josephine Lois Foster2

Partners and Children

Marriage* She married Carl David Morgan
Children

Citations

  1. [S237] Obituary, Josephine Lois Morgan, Charleston (WV) Gazette-Mail, 29 January 2006, online at ancestry.com.
  2. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, online at ancestry.com.
  3. [S1] Social Security Administration., Social Security Death Index (Online at www.ancestry.com),.
  4. [S237] Obituary, Tom Foster, Charleston (WV) Daily Mail, Monday, 13 March 1961.
  5. [S237] Obituary, Nellie Murray Foster, Charleston (WV) Daily Mail, Monday, 10 July 1961.
  6. [S237] Obituary, Ruth Agatha Foster, Beckley (WV) Post-Herald & Register, Saturday, 24 February 1968.

Carl David Morgan1

M, #15535
Birth* Carl was born. 
Marriage* He married Josephine Lois Foster

Partners and Children

Children

Citations

  1. [S237] Obituary, Josephine Lois Morgan, Charleston (WV) Gazette-Mail, 29 January 2006, online at ancestry.com.

Gypsy Blair Foster1,2

F, #15536, b. 1 Apr 1917, d. 5 Aug 2011
FatherTom Foster b. 25 Oct 1880, d. 12 Mar 1961
MotherNellie Murray b. Oct 1882, d. 9 Jul 1961
Birth*1 Apr 1917 Gypsy was born at Dorothy, Raleigh Co, WV, on 1 Apr 1917.1,3,2 
 She was the daughter of Tom Foster and Nellie Murray
(Witness) Census17 Jan 1920 Gypsy Blair Foster appeared on the census of 17 Jan 1920 in the household of Tom Foster and Nellie Murray at Dorothy Pct, Clear Fork Dist, Raleigh Co, WV.2 
(Witness) Census5 Apr 1930 Gypsy Blair Foster appeared on the census of 5 Apr 1930 in the household of Tom Foster and Nellie Murray at Montcoal, Raleigh Co, WV.2 
Marriage*13 Apr 1939 She married Jesse Oscar Daniels at Saxon, Raleigh Co, WV, on 13 Apr 1939. Jesse Oscar Daniel, age 22, b. 15 February 1917, Killarney, WV, res. Saxon, WV, par. G.L. & Sarah J. Daniel; Gypsy Blair Foster, age 22, b. 1 April 1917, Dorothy, WV, res. Saxon, WV< par. Tom & Nellie Foster; md by F.P. Cook at Saxon.1 
Census*2 Apr 1940 Jesse Oscar Daniels and Gypsy Blair Foster were listed as residents in the census report at Trap Hill, Raleigh Co, WV, on 2 Apr 1940. Enumerated in the household of Jesse's parents, G.L. & Sarah Daniel.2 
Residence12 Mar 1961 She resided at Stickney, Raleigh Co, WV, on 12 Mar 1961.4 
Residence*9 Jul 1961 She resided at Stickney, Raleigh Co, WV, on 9 Jul 1961.5 
Residence22 Feb 1968 She resided at Stickney, Raleigh Co, WV, on 22 Feb 1968.6 
Residence26 Jan 2006 She resided at Stickney, Raleigh Co, WV, on 26 Jan 2006.7 
Death*5 Aug 2011 Gypsy died on 5 Aug 2011 at Bowers Hospice House, Beckley, Raleigh Co, WV, at age 94.
Gypsy Blair Daniels

Gypsy Blair Daniels, 94, of the Mill Bottom section of Stickney, WV, went home to be with the Lord on Friday, August 5, 2011, at the Bowers Hospice House, Beckley, WV.

She was born April 1, 1917, at Dorothy, WV, a daughter of the late Tom and Nellie Murray Foster. Ms. Daniel was a member of the Presbyterian Church at Montcoal where she was active and served in many capacities. She was involved with the Senior Group at Pettus and enjoyed riding the bus to Beckley to shop or eat with her many longtime friends.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Jesse Daniels, and two grandsons, Dickie Evans and David Hunter; two sisters, Josephine Morgan and Ruth Foster; two brothers, David and Grover Foster.

Those left to cherish her memory include: two daughters, Frances Josephine Bolen and husband, Clayton, of Cool Ridge, WV; Jane Hunter and husband, Scott, of Whitesville; a son, Grover Daniels and wife, Pam, of Whitesville; a sister, Emily Duncan of Annandale, VA; grandchildren, Terry Shiflett, Tom Evans, Gina Stone, Steve Daniels, John Daniels, Lisa Perry and her 5 children; great-grandchildren, Jessica Granger, Taryn Wilson, Bryce Shiflett, Drew and Danielle Evans, two great-great-grandchildren, Kaylyn Blair Granger and Mason Shiflett, and a stepgranddaughter, Marsha Lambert; neighbors and good friends, Bud and Darlene Dickens. She will be greatly missed by all who knew her.

Funeral services will be held Sunday, August 7, 2011, at 12 o’clock noon in the Armstrong Funeral Home, Whitesville, WV, with the Rev. David Cook officiating and the Brown Family as singers. Interment is in Sunset Memorial Park, Beckley, WV. Pallbearers will be Tom Evans, John Daniels, James “Bud” Dickens, Bryce Shiflett, Jesse Wilson and Jay Granger.

Visitation will be Saturday from 6 to 9 at the funeral home.

Armstrong Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.8,3 
Burial*7 Aug 2011 Her body was interred on 7 Aug 2011 at Beckley, Raleigh Co, WV, at Sunset Memorial Park.8 

Census Record Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
17 Jan 1920Dorothy Pct, Clear Fork Dist, Raleigh Co, WVTom Foster, Nellie Murray, Ruth Agatha Foster, Grover H. Foster, David F. Foster, Gypsy Blair Foster and Emily J. Foster2
5 Apr 1930Montcoal, Raleigh Co, WVTom Foster, Nellie Murray, Ruth Agatha Foster, Grover H. Foster, David F. Foster, Gypsy Blair Foster, Emily J. Foster and Josephine Lois Foster2
2 Apr 1940Trap Hill, Raleigh Co, WVJesse Oscar Daniels and Gypsy Blair Foster2

Partners and Children

Marriage*13 Apr 1939 She married Jesse Oscar Daniels at Saxon, Raleigh Co, WV, on 13 Apr 1939. Jesse Oscar Daniel, age 22, b. 15 February 1917, Killarney, WV, res. Saxon, WV, par. G.L. & Sarah J. Daniel; Gypsy Blair Foster, age 22, b. 1 April 1917, Dorothy, WV, res. Saxon, WV< par. Tom & Nellie Foster; md by F.P. Cook at Saxon.1 
Children

Citations

  1. [S2712] WV Marriages Raleigh Co, WV.
  2. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, online at ancestry.com.
  3. [S1] Social Security Administration., Social Security Death Index (Online at www.ancestry.com),.
  4. [S237] Obituary, Tom Foster, Charleston (WV) Daily Mail, Monday, 13 March 1961.
  5. [S237] Obituary, Nellie Murray Foster, Charleston (WV) Daily Mail, Monday, 10 July 1961.
  6. [S237] Obituary, Ruth Agatha Foster, Beckley (WV) Post-Herald & Register, Saturday, 24 February 1968.
  7. [S237] Obituary, Josephine Lois Morgan, Charleston (WV) Gazette-Mail, 29 January 2006, online at ancestry.com.
  8. [S237] Obituary, Gypsy Blair Daniels, Beckley (WV) Register-Herald, Saturday, 6 August 2011, online at http://www.register-herald.com/obituaries/x1533020287/…, accessed November 2013.

Jesse Oscar Daniels1

M, #15537, b. 15 Feb 1917, d. Feb 1987
Birth*15 Feb 1917 Jesse was born at Killarney, Raleigh Co, WV, on 15 Feb 1917.1 
Marriage*13 Apr 1939 He married Gypsy Blair Foster at Saxon, Raleigh Co, WV, on 13 Apr 1939. Jesse Oscar Daniel, age 22, b. 15 February 1917, Killarney, WV, res. Saxon, WV, par. G.L. & Sarah J. Daniel; Gypsy Blair Foster, age 22, b. 1 April 1917, Dorothy, WV, res. Saxon, WV< par. Tom & Nellie Foster; md by F.P. Cook at Saxon.1 
Employment*Apr 1940 Occupation: farm laborer in Apr 1940 at Trap Hill, Raleigh Co, WV.2 
Census*2 Apr 1940 Jesse Oscar Daniels and Gypsy Blair Foster were listed as residents in the census report at Trap Hill, Raleigh Co, WV, on 2 Apr 1940. Enumerated in the household of Jesse's parents, G.L. & Sarah Daniel.2 
Death*Feb 1987 Jesse died in Feb 1987 at Stickney, Raleigh Co, WV.3 

Census Record Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
2 Apr 1940Trap Hill, Raleigh Co, WVJesse Oscar Daniels and Gypsy Blair Foster2

Partners and Children

Children

Citations

  1. [S2712] WV Marriages Raleigh Co, WV.
  2. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, online at ancestry.com.
  3. [S1] Social Security Administration., Social Security Death Index (Online at www.ancestry.com),.
  4. [S237] Obituary, Gypsy Blair Daniels, Beckley (WV) Register-Herald, Saturday, 6 August 2011, online at http://www.register-herald.com/obituaries/x1533020287/…, accessed November 2013.

Grover H. Foster1

M, #15538, b. 14 Aug 1907, d. Dec 1980
FatherTom Foster b. 25 Oct 1880, d. 12 Mar 1961
MotherNellie Murray b. Oct 1882, d. 9 Jul 1961
Birth*14 Aug 1907 Grover was born at WV on 14 Aug 1907.2 
 He was the son of Tom Foster and Nellie Murray
(Witness) Census6 May 1910 Grover H. Foster appeared on the census of 6 May 1910 in the household of Tom Foster and Nellie Murray at Clear Fork Dist, Raleigh Co, WV.1 
(Witness) Census17 Jan 1920 Grover H. Foster appeared on the census of 17 Jan 1920 in the household of Tom Foster and Nellie Murray at Dorothy Pct, Clear Fork Dist, Raleigh Co, WV.1 
(Witness) Census5 Apr 1930 Grover H. Foster appeared on the census of 5 Apr 1930 in the household of Tom Foster and Nellie Murray at Montcoal, Raleigh Co, WV.1 
Employment*May 1940 Occupation: motorman in May 1940 at Montcoal, Raleigh Co, WV. Coal mine.1 
(Witness) Census17 May 1940 Grover H. Foster appeared on the census of 17 May 1940 in the household of Tom Foster and Nellie Murray at Montcoal, Raleigh Co, WV.1 
Residence12 Mar 1961 Grover H. Foster resided at Whitesville, Boone Co, WV, on 12 Mar 1961.3 
Residence*9 Jul 1961 He resided at Whitesville, Boone Co, WV, on 9 Jul 1961.4 
Residence22 Feb 1968 He resided at Seth, Boone Co, WV, on 22 Feb 1968.5 
Death*Dec 1980 Grover died in Dec 1980 at Stickney, Raleigh Co, WV, at age 73.2 

Census Record Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
6 May 1910Clear Fork Dist, Raleigh Co, WVTom Foster, Nellie Murray, Ruth Agatha Foster and Grover H. Foster1
17 Jan 1920Dorothy Pct, Clear Fork Dist, Raleigh Co, WVTom Foster, Nellie Murray, Ruth Agatha Foster, Grover H. Foster, David F. Foster, Gypsy Blair Foster and Emily J. Foster1
5 Apr 1930Montcoal, Raleigh Co, WVTom Foster, Nellie Murray, Ruth Agatha Foster, Grover H. Foster, David F. Foster, Gypsy Blair Foster, Emily J. Foster and Josephine Lois Foster1
17 May 1940Montcoal, Raleigh Co, WVTom Foster, Nellie Murray, Ruth Agatha Foster, Grover H. Foster and Josephine Lois Foster1

Citations

  1. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, online at ancestry.com.
  2. [S1] Social Security Administration., Social Security Death Index (Online at www.ancestry.com),.
  3. [S237] Obituary, Tom Foster, Charleston (WV) Daily Mail, Monday, 13 March 1961.
  4. [S237] Obituary, Nellie Murray Foster, Charleston (WV) Daily Mail, Monday, 10 July 1961.
  5. [S237] Obituary, Ruth Agatha Foster, Beckley (WV) Post-Herald & Register, Saturday, 24 February 1968.

David F. Foster1

M, #15539, b. 22 Apr 1913, d. 2 Nov 2006
FatherTom Foster b. 25 Oct 1880, d. 12 Mar 1961
MotherNellie Murray b. Oct 1882, d. 9 Jul 1961
Birth*22 Apr 1913 David was born at Raleigh Co, WV, on 22 Apr 1913.2,1,3 
 He was the son of Tom Foster and Nellie Murray
(Witness) Census17 Jan 1920 David F. Foster appeared on the census of 17 Jan 1920 in the household of Tom Foster and Nellie Murray at Dorothy Pct, Clear Fork Dist, Raleigh Co, WV.1 
(Witness) Census5 Apr 1930 David F. Foster appeared on the census of 5 Apr 1930 in the household of Tom Foster and Nellie Murray at Montcoal, Raleigh Co, WV.1 
Marriage*29 Feb 1936 He married Rachel Pauley at Danville, Boone Co, WV, on 29 Feb 1936. David Foster, age 22, b. Raleigh Co, res. Montcoal, Raleigh Co, par. Tom & Nellie Foster; Miss Rachel Pauley, age 16, b. Kanawha Co, res. Danville, Boone Co, WV, par. Chapman & Zenia Pauley; md by B.C. Browing at Danville.3 
Residence12 Mar 1961 David F. Foster resided at Portsmouth, VA, on 12 Mar 1961.4 
Residence*9 Jul 1961 He resided at Portsmouth, VA, on 9 Jul 1961.5 
Residence22 Feb 1968 He resided at Portsmouth, VA, on 22 Feb 1968.6 
Residence26 Jan 2006 He resided at Portsmouth, VA, on 26 Jan 2006.7 
Death*2 Nov 2006 He died on 2 Nov 2006 at Portsmouth, VA, at age 93..2 

Census Record Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
17 Jan 1920Dorothy Pct, Clear Fork Dist, Raleigh Co, WVTom Foster, Nellie Murray, Ruth Agatha Foster, Grover H. Foster, David F. Foster, Gypsy Blair Foster and Emily J. Foster1
5 Apr 1930Montcoal, Raleigh Co, WVTom Foster, Nellie Murray, Ruth Agatha Foster, Grover H. Foster, David F. Foster, Gypsy Blair Foster, Emily J. Foster and Josephine Lois Foster1

Partners and Children

Marriage*29 Feb 1936 He married Rachel Pauley at Danville, Boone Co, WV, on 29 Feb 1936. David Foster, age 22, b. Raleigh Co, res. Montcoal, Raleigh Co, par. Tom & Nellie Foster; Miss Rachel Pauley, age 16, b. Kanawha Co, res. Danville, Boone Co, WV, par. Chapman & Zenia Pauley; md by B.C. Browing at Danville.3 

Citations

  1. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, online at ancestry.com.
  2. [S1] Social Security Administration., Social Security Death Index (Online at www.ancestry.com),.
  3. [S2712] WV Marriages Boone Co, WV.
  4. [S237] Obituary, Tom Foster, Charleston (WV) Daily Mail, Monday, 13 March 1961.
  5. [S237] Obituary, Nellie Murray Foster, Charleston (WV) Daily Mail, Monday, 10 July 1961.
  6. [S237] Obituary, Ruth Agatha Foster, Beckley (WV) Post-Herald & Register, Saturday, 24 February 1968.
  7. [S237] Obituary, Josephine Lois Morgan, Charleston (WV) Gazette-Mail, 29 January 2006, online at ancestry.com.

George Benjamin Johnson1

M, #15540, b. 3 Nov 1905, d. 10 Oct 1967
Birth*3 Nov 1905 George was born on 3 Nov 1905.2,1 
Marriage*24 Jun 1940 He married Kathleen Mae Dooley on 24 Jun 1940.1 
Death*10 Oct 1967 George Benjamin Johnson died on 10 Oct 1967 at Tucson, Pima Co, AZ, at age 61..2,1 

Partners and Children

Children

Citations

  1. [S2735] August 2005 Karen Lefevers., Descendants of William Rexford Dooley.
  2. [S1] Social Security Administration., Social Security Death Index (Online at www.ancestry.com),.
  3. [S237] Obituary, Kathleen Johnson, Beckley (WV) Post-Herald & Register, Sunday, 24 Oct 1971.
  4. [S2677] Fayette-Raleigh Genealogical Society., Fayette County Cemetery Records, Vol. III (Fayette-Raleigh Genealogical Society),.

Sebert Ray Stover Sr1,2

M, #15541, b. 28 May 1921, d. 17 Sep 1988
Birth*28 May 1921 Sebert was born at Fayette Co, WV, on 28 May 1921. Son of Howard and Vergie (Blethen) Stover.2,3 
Marriage*12 Apr 1941 He married Almeda Ardella Dooley on 12 Apr 1941.4,1 
Death*17 Sep 1988 Sebert died on 17 Sep 1988 at Oak Hill Hospital, Oak Hill, Fayette Co, WV, at age 67. OAK HILL--Sebert Ray Stover Sr., 67, died Saturday, Sept. 17, in an Oak Hill hospital after a long illness.
Born May 28, 1921, in Fayette County, he was son of the late Howard and Vergie Blethen Stover.
Mr. Stover was a disabled coal miner, a member of the Apostolic Holiness Church and the United Mine Workers, a World War II U.S. 82nd Airboune Division veteran, and he received the Purple Heart.
Survivors include his wife, Almeda Ardella Dooley Stover; two sons, Sebert Stover Jr. of Atlanta, Ga.,and Darren Wayne Stover of Oak Hill; a daughter, Janice Ann Stover of Oak Hill; a sister, Phyillis Tyree of Rocklick, and two grandchildren.
Services will be Tuesday at 1 p.m. in the Tyree Funeral Home chapel at Oak Hill with the Rev. Carlos Lewis officiating. Burial will be in the Dooley Cemetery, Oak Hill.2,3 
Burial* His body was interred at Oak Hill, Fayette Co, WV, at Dooley Cemetery.2 

Partners and Children

Children

Citations

  1. [S2735] August 2005 Karen Lefevers., Descendants of William Rexford Dooley.
  2. [S2677] Fayette-Raleigh Genealogical Society., Fayette County Cemetery Records, Vol. III (Fayette-Raleigh Genealogical Society),.
  3. [S2735] August 2005 Karen Lefevers., Descendants of William Rexford Dooley citing obituary of Sebert Ray Stover Sr.
  4. [S588] Family Bible,, of William Rexford Dooley, copy from Karen Dooley Lefevers, 2005.

Cleo Mabel Tucker1

F, #15548, b. 28 May 1915, d. 1 Feb 1953
Birth*28 May 1915 Cleo was born at Price Hill, Raleigh Co, WV, on 28 May 1915. Daughter of Silas and Minnie Lee (Cheek) Tucker.1,2 
Marriage*10 Mar 1947 She married William Rexford Dooley Jr. at Augusta, Richmond Co, GA, on 10 Mar 1947.3,4 
Death*1 Feb 1953 Cleo Mabel Tucker died on 1 Feb 1953 at Oak Hill Hospital, Oak Hill, Fayette Co, WV, at age 37..1,2 
Burial*4 Feb 1953 Her body was interred on 4 Feb 1953 at Oak Hill, Fayette Co, WV, at Dooley Cemetery.1,2 

Partners and Children

Citations

  1. [S2683] WV Death Certificate online at www.wvculture.org,.
  2. [S2677] Fayette-Raleigh Genealogical Society., Fayette County Cemetery Records, Vol. III (Fayette-Raleigh Genealogical Society),.
  3. [S2735] August 2005 Karen Lefevers., Descendants of William Rexford Dooley.
  4. [S588] Family Bible,, of William Rexford Dooley, copy from Karen Dooley Lefevres, 2005.

Dorothy Kathleen Epperly1

F, #15549, b. 1919, d. 4 Nov 2001
FatherBenjamin Franklin "Frank" Epperly2 b. 26 Jun 1882, d. 24 Sep 1966
MotherIda Virginia Burnsides2 b. 6 Sep 1881, d. 26 Mar 1958
Birth*1919 Dorothy was born at Fayette Co, WV, in 1919. 1920 census age 7/12.2,3 
 She was the daughter of Benjamin Franklin "Frank" Epperly and Ida Virginia Burnsides.2 
(Witness) Census15 Jan 1920 Dorothy Kathleen Epperly appeared on the census of 15 Jan 1920 in the household of Benjamin Franklin "Frank" Epperly and Ida Virginia Burnsides at Fayetteville Dist, Fayette Co, WV.2 
(Witness) Census22 May 1930 Dorothy Kathleen Epperly appeared on the census of 22 May 1930 in the household of Benjamin Franklin "Frank" Epperly and Ida Virginia Burnsides at Bowlin, Fayette Co, WV.2 
Marriage*29 Nov 1934 She married William Rexford Dooley Jr. at Fayetteville, Fayette Co, WV, on 29 Nov 1934. Rexford Dooley, age 21, single, b. Salem, res. Salem, par. W.R. & Carrie, miner; Kathleen Epperly, age 16, single, b. Fayette Co, res. Salem, par. B.F. & Ida; md by I.W. Kinzer at Fayetteville.3 
Census*17 Apr 1940 Dorothy Kathleen Epperly and William Rexford Dooley Jr. appeared on the census as head of household at Fayetteville Dist, Fayette Co, WV, on 17 Apr 1940.2 
Divorce*19 Feb 1946 Dorothy was divorced from William Rexford Dooley Jr. on 19 Feb 1946.1 
Marriage14 Jun 1954 She married Clarence E. Williams at Hinton, Summers Co, WV, on 14 Jun 1954. Clarence E. Williams, age 47, divorced, b. Pearisburg, VA, res. Pearisburg, VA; Dorothy K. Dooley, age 35, divorced, b. Gatewood, res. Gatewood; md by H.P. Hackney at Hinton.4 
Residence24 Sep 1966 Dorothy Kathleen Epperly resided at Oak Hill, Fayette Co, WV, on 24 Sep 1966.5 
Residence8 Apr 1974 She resided at Oak Hill, Fayette Co, WV, on 8 Apr 1974.6 
Death*4 Nov 2001 Dorothy died on 4 Nov 2001 at Hephzibah, Richmond Co, GA.7 

Census Record Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
15 Jan 1920Fayetteville Dist, Fayette Co, WVBenjamin Franklin "Frank" Epperly, Ida Virginia Burnsides, Basil William Epperly, Louis Franklin Epperly, Arvella R. Epperly, Evelyn Epperly, Arnold Epperly, Martin P. Epperly, Ralph O. Epperly and Dorothy Kathleen Epperly2
22 May 1930Bowlin, Fayette Co, WVBenjamin Franklin "Frank" Epperly, Ida Virginia Burnsides, Arnold Epperly, Martin P. Epperly, Ralph O. Epperly, Dorothy Kathleen Epperly, Leslie G. Epperly, Anna Lee Epperly and Rowena A. "Rena" Cottle2
17 Apr 1940Fayetteville Dist, Fayette Co, WVWilliam Rexford Dooley Jr., Dorothy Kathleen Epperly and Kenneth Edward Dooley2

Partners and Children

Marriage*29 Nov 1934 She married William Rexford Dooley Jr. at Fayetteville, Fayette Co, WV, on 29 Nov 1934. Rexford Dooley, age 21, single, b. Salem, res. Salem, par. W.R. & Carrie, miner; Kathleen Epperly, age 16, single, b. Fayette Co, res. Salem, par. B.F. & Ida; md by I.W. Kinzer at Fayetteville.3 
Divorce*19 Feb 1946 Dorothy was divorced from William Rexford Dooley Jr. on 19 Feb 1946.1 
Children

Citations

  1. [S2735] August 2005 Karen Lefevers., Descendants of William Rexford Dooley.
  2. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, online at ancestry.com.
  3. [S2712] WV Marriages Fayette Co, WV.
  4. [S2712] WV Marriages Summers Co, WV.
  5. [S237] Obituary, Benjamin Franklin Epperly, Beckley (WV) Post-Herald & Register, Sunday, 25 Sept 1966.
  6. [S237] Obituary, Louis Epperly, Charleston (WV) Gazette, Friday, 12 April 1974.
  7. [S1] Social Security Administration., Social Security Death Index (Online at www.ancestry.com),.

William Roger "Bill" Dooley1

M, #15550, b. 25 Mar 1954, d. 11 Oct 2010
FatherWilliam Rexford Dooley Jr. b. 5 May 1913, d. 27 Jan 1990
MotherRuby Esma Bruno b. 22 Jan 1919, d. 13 Jan 2005
Birth*25 Mar 1954 William was born at Oak Hill, Fayette Co, WV, on 25 Mar 1954.2 
 He was the son of William Rexford Dooley Jr. and Ruby Esma Bruno
Residence23 Mar 1965 William Roger "Bill" Dooley resided at Rt 1, Fayetteville, Fayette Co, WV, on 23 Mar 1965.3 
Marriage*24 Apr 1974 He married Joyce Jackqueline Beals on 24 Apr 1974.2 
Residence*27 Jan 1990 William Roger "Bill" Dooley resided at Oak Hill, Fayette Co, WV, on 27 Jan 1990.4 
Residence13 Jan 2005 He resided at Oak Hill, Fayette Co, WV, on 13 Jan 2005.1 
Death*11 Oct 2010 William died on 11 Oct 2010 at Raleigh General Hosp, Beckley, Raleigh Co, WV, at age 56. In memory of our dear husband, dad, brother, friend and co-worker, Bill Dooley, age 56 of Oak Hill who will be deeply missed, with whom we share good memories, and who we were proud to know. We thank God for the short time that he was on this earth and the memories that he had left with us. Bill will be sadly missed but not forgotten. He left a little piece of himself with each and everyone he came in contact with. Bill very much enjoyed and loved spending time with his family. He enjoyed going to the beach, watching WVU football, camping and fishing and spending time and swapping stories with his family underground.

William Roger “Bill” Dooley was born March 25, 1954 at Oak Hill, the son of the William Rexford and Ruby Bruno Dooley.

Bill was a coal miner having worked for Alpha Natural Resources at the Kingston Mining Inc., No 3 mine. A veteran of the US Army he served as a member of the 101st Airborne Division.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by two brothers, Ricky and Kenneth Dooley and by one sister, Carol Perdue.

Surviving are his wife Joyce Jackquline Beals Dooley, of Oak Hill, his children, Kenny Wayne Dooley of Oak Hill, Amanda Dooley of Fayetteville and William “Billy” Dooley of Oak Hill, his grandchildren, William “Willy” Dooley, Dustin Wayne Dooley, C. J. Dooley all of Fayetteville, and Hayden and Seth both of Oak Hill.

Also surviving are his brothers and sisters, Betty Castleman of Grand Rapids, Michigan, Sherry Painter of Oak Hill, Karen Lefevers of Roanoke, VA., Jerry Dooley of Oak Hill, Raymond Butler of Oak Hill and Dorothy Owens of Lewisburg.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 A.M., Saturday, October 16, 2010 at the Tyree Funeral Home Chapel, Oak Hill, WV with Rev. Terry Damron officiating. Entombment will follow in High Lawn Memorial Park Mausoleum in Oak Hill.

Friends may call at the funeral home from 6-9 P.M. on Friday, October 15, 2010.

Billy Dooley, Kenny Dooley, Kevin Painter, Chris Kincaid, Willie Dooley, Dustin Dooley, Keith Rice, Timmy and Zack Harrah will serve as pallbearers.

He will be sadly missed by his surviving wife, children, grandchildren, family and co-workers.

The man Bill Dooley lost his life Monday, October 11, 2010 in a underground coal mine accident and died at 12:05. This man is my papaw, my dad and everything in life. He was a great man and I don't know what I am to do without him in mine and my family's life. Please pray for me to stay strong and respect every single coal miner out there today because of they risk their lives every day. I will miss you papaw and I love you like the dad I never had. I'm sorry that you are not here with me now; I miss you so much and I love you with all my heart.

Online condolences may be sent to www.tyreefuneralhome.com.

Arrangements by Tyree Funeral Home, Oak Hill, WV.5,6 
Burial*16 Oct 2010 He was buried on 16 Oct 2010 at High Lawn Memorial Park, Oak Hill, Fayette Co, WV.5 

Partners and Children

Marriage*24 Apr 1974 He married Joyce Jackqueline Beals on 24 Apr 1974.2 

Citations

  1. [S2735] August 2005 Karen Lefevers., Descendants of William Rexford Dooley citing obituary of Ruby Bruno Dooley.
  2. [S2735] August 2005 Karen Lefevers., Descendants of William Rexford Dooley.
  3. [S237] Obituary, Richard Dooley, Beckley (WV) Post-Herald, Wednesday, 24 March 1965.
  4. [S2735] August 2005 Karen Lefevers., Descendants of William Rexford Dooley citing obituary of William Rexford Dooley, Jr.
  5. [S237] Obituary, http://www.tyreefuneralhome.com/, accessed Nov 2010.
  6. [S2719] "W.Va. man killed in coal mine accident," Charleston (WV) Daily Mail, 11 Oct 2010, online at http://www.dailymail.com/News/statenews/201010110806