Ina Faye Ballengee

F, #620, b. 22 Jun 1906, d. 28 Feb 1964
FatherAmos Everett Ballengee b. 30 Aug 1877, d. 21 Mar 1941
MotherMary Alice Wheeler b. 8 Aug 1876, d. 21 Sep 1935
Birth*22 Jun 1906 Ina was born at Summers Co, WV, on 22 Jun 1906. 
 She was the daughter of Amos Everett Ballengee and Mary Alice Wheeler
(Witness) Census25 May 1910 Ina Faye Ballengee appeared on the census of 25 May 1910 in the household of Amos Everett Ballengee and Mary Alice Wheeler at Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WV.1 
(Witness) Census27 Jan 1920 Ina Faye Ballengee appeared on the census of 27 Jan 1920 in the household of Amos Everett Ballengee and Mary Alice Wheeler at Sandstone Pct, Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WV.1 
Marriage*30 Aug 1927 She married Merrett Chandler at Summers Co, WV, on 30 Aug 1927. Merret Chandler, age 22, single, b. Braxton Co, res. Summers Co; Fay Ballengee, age 21, single, b. Summers Co, res. Summers Co; md by H.P. Hackney.2 
Death*28 Feb 1964 Ina died on 28 Feb 1964 at Beckley, Raleigh Co, WV, at age 57. 
Burial* Her body was interred at Prosperity, Raleigh Co, WV, at Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens. 

Census Record Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
25 May 1910Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WVAmos Everett Ballengee, Mary Alice Wheeler, Carson William Ballengee, Columbus Lee Ballengee, Lottie May Ballengee, Ina Faye Ballengee and Lawrence Everett Ballengee1
27 Jan 1920Sandstone Pct, Green Sulphur Dist, Summers Co, WVAmos Everett Ballengee, Mary Alice Wheeler, Carson William Ballengee, Lottie May Ballengee, Ina Faye Ballengee, Lawrence Everett Ballengee and Zala Ballengee1

Partners and Children

Child

Partners and Children

Marriage*30 Aug 1927 She married Merrett Chandler at Summers Co, WV, on 30 Aug 1927. Merret Chandler, age 22, single, b. Braxton Co, res. Summers Co; Fay Ballengee, age 21, single, b. Summers Co, res. Summers Co; md by H.P. Hackney.2 

Citations

  1. [S205] 1790-1950 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, online at ancestry.com.
  2. [S2712] WV Marriages Summers Co, WV.

Gaye Marie Cooper

F, #621, b. 20 Jan 1923, d. 24 Dec 2015
FatherJames Plummer Cooper b. 26 May 1896, d. 21 Dec 1962
MotherIna Faye Ballengee b. 22 Jun 1906, d. 28 Feb 1964
Birth*20 Jan 1923 Gaye was born at Sandstone, Summers Co, WV, on 20 Jan 1923.1 
 She was the daughter of James Plummer Cooper and Ina Faye Ballengee
Marriage*16 May 1942 She married Ivan Douglas Whitehead at Beckley, Raleigh Co, WV, on 16 May 1942. Ivan Douglas Whitehead, age 21, b. 13 May 1921, b. Vico, VA, res. Beckley, WV, par. G. F. and Ruth Whitehead; Gaye Marie Cooper, age 21, b. 20 Jan 1921, b. Sandstone, WV, res. Skelton, WV, par. Jim Cooper and Faye Chandler; md by William H. Foard at Beckley, WV.1 
Residence*2002 Gaye Marie Cooper resided at Daniels, Raleigh Co, WV, in 2002. 
Death*24 Dec 2015 Gaye died on 24 Dec 2015 at Daniels, Raleigh Co, WV, at age 92.
Gaye Cooper Whitehead, 92, of Daniels, passed away in her home on December 24, 2015.

Born January 20, 1923 in Sandstone, Summers County, West Virginia, she was the daughter of the late James Plummer Cooper and Ina Faye Ballengee Chandler.

Gaye was a graduate of Woodrow Wilson High School in Beckley, WV and lived most of her life in the Beckley area. She retired from the UMWA Heath and Retirement Funds, Beckley with 25 years service. She was a member of the Memorial Baptist Church of Beckley, General Andrew Lewis Chapter of NSDAR of Lewisburg, Greenbrier, Fayette and Raleigh Counties WV Genealogical Societies and several other genealogical and historical societies.

In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband, Ivan Douglas Whitehead on February 5, 1973; stepfather, Walter Merritt Chandler, Sr; stepmother, Jessie F. Fink Smith Chandler; sisters-in-laws, Helen Jean Cooper, Billie M. Cales Cooper and Mary Moore Chandler; brothers, Rev. Walter Merritt Chandler, Jr., William Amos Chandler, James Wilson Cooper, Sr., and Kenneth Jack Cooper.

Those left to cherish Gaye’s memory are daughters, Beverly Carol Whitehead of Daniels and Brenda Joyce Whitehead Moore and husband Norman Davis Moore of Daniels; brother, Gerald Keith Chandler and wife Mary Jo of Crawley, WV; sisters-in-law, Nancy Grigsby Chandler Dobbs and husband Robert of Louisville, KY, Patricia Cheek of Crab Orchard and Joyce Cooper of Ballengee, WV; stepbrother, Robert F. Smith, Jr. and wife Janice of Waynesboro, VA; stepsister, Drema Smith Mitchell of Beckley; grandsons, Douglas Wesley Moore and wife Annette Schutte Moore of Helena, MT and Derek Ashley Moore and wife Mary Maedke Moore of Thibodaux, LA; great-grandchildren, Tauni Rai Moore, Briar Davis Moore and Bailey Sage Marie Moore of Helena, MT and Katherine Ashley Moore, William Davis Moore and Caleb Cooper Moore of Thibodaux, LA and a host of nieces and nephews.

Friends may gather with the family at Blue Ridge Funeral Home, Monday, December 28, 2015 from 1-2 pm. A graveside service will be held Monday, December 28, 2015 at 2pm at Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens with Rev. Michael McQuillen officiating. Family and friends will serve as pallbearers.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks donations of sympathy be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital or Hospice of Southern West Virginia.

The family would like to extend a special thank you to Dr. Angela Pendleton, faithful caregiver Debbie, and to Hospice of Southern West Virginia.2 
Burial*28 Dec 2015 Her body was interred on 28 Dec 2015 at Prosperity, Raleigh Co, WV, at Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens.2 

Partners and Children

Citations

  1. [S2712] WV Marriages Raleigh Co, WV.
  2. [S237] Obituary, Gaye Cooper Whitehead, Beckley (WV) Blue Ridge Funeral Home, onilne at http://obits.dignitymemorial.com/dignity-memorial/…, accessed February 2016.

Thomas Curtis

M, #622, b. 1685, d. 28 Apr 1749
FatherThomas Curtis b. circa 1635, d. circa 1687
MotherJane d. after 1698
Birth*1685 Thomas was born at Mansfield Twp, Burlington Co, NJ, in 1685. 
 He was the son of Thomas Curtis and Jane. 
Marriage*circa 1710 He married Else Merrill at NJ circa 1710. 
Death*28 Apr 1749 Thomas died on 28 Apr 1749 at Baptistown, Hunterdon Co, NJ. 
Burial* His body was interred at Baptistown, Hunterdon Co, NJ. 

Partners and Children

Children
  • Ann Curtis
  • Mary Curtis
  • Jane Curtis+ b. circa 1712, d. circa 1785
  • Thomas Curtis
  • Benjamin Curtis

Else Merrill

F, #623, b. circa 1690, d. after 1749
FatherWilliam Merrill b. circa 1670, d. 1724
MotherGrace (?)
Birth*circa 1690 Else was born at Middletown, Monmouth Co, NJ, circa 1690. 
 She was the daughter of William Merrill and Grace (?) 
Marriage*circa 1710 She married Thomas Curtis at NJ circa 1710. 
Death*after 1749 Else died after 1749 at Baptistown, Hunterdon Co, NJ. 

Partners and Children

Children
  • Ann Curtis
  • Mary Curtis
  • Jane Curtis+ b. circa 1712, d. circa 1785
  • Thomas Curtis
  • Benjamin Curtis

Andrew Jackson Miller

M, #643, b. circa 1833, d. 15 Jun 1908
FatherBrice Miller b. circa 1792
MotherChristina Dehart b. circa 1793, d. 25 Jul 1865
Birth*circa 1833 Andrew was born at Monroe Co, VA, circa 1833.1,2 
 He was the son of Brice Miller and Christina Dehart
(Witness) Census7 Oct 1850 Andrew Jackson Miller appeared on the census of 7 Oct 1850 in the household of Brice Miller and Christina Dehart at District 18, Greenbrier Co, VA.1 
Marriage*2 Aug 1860 He married Sarah Duncan at Greenbrier Co, VA, on 2 Aug 1860. Andr J. Miller (Andrew Jackson on license), age 23, single, b. Monroe Co, res. Greenbrier Co, par. Brice & Phersia?, farmer; Sarah Duncan, age 19, single, b. Greenbrier, res. Greenbrier, par. Chas & Cassa; md by Jas. L. Marshall.2 
Mlt-Service* Andrew Jackson Miller was in Edgar's Battalion, Philip Thurmond's command, Lieut. Nathan Duncan, and Lieut. Dudley Thurmond, CSA.3 
EmploymentAug 1870 Occupation: farmer in Aug 1870 at Blue Sulphur Twp, Greenbrier Co, WV.1 
Census29 Aug 1870 He and Sarah Duncan appeared on the census as head of household at Blue Sulphur Twp, Greenbrier Co, WV, on 29 Aug 1870.1 
Employment*Jun 1880 Occupation: farmer in Jun 1880 at Talcott Dist, Summers Co, WV.1 
Census*28 Jun 1880 Andrew Jackson Miller and Sarah Duncan appeared on the census as head of household at Talcott Dist, Summers Co, WV, on 28 Jun 1880.1 
Move*circa 1891 They moved to Roanoke, VA, circa 1891.3,4 
Num Child*1 Jun 1900 Andrew Jackson Miller and Rosa Bell Miller had 3 children, with 3 living at the time of the census in 1900.1 
Death*15 Jun 1908 Andrew died on 15 Jun 1908 at Roanoke, VA.3 

Census Record Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
7 Oct 1850District 18, Greenbrier Co, VABrice Miller, Christina Dehart, Rebecca Miller, Andrew Jackson Miller, William Anderson Miller, Clementine Miller and Eliza Jane Miller1
29 Aug 1870Blue Sulphur Twp, Greenbrier Co, WVAndrew Jackson Miller, Sarah Duncan, Cornelius Stratin "Neal" Miller, Virginia Eva Miller, Ann Eliza Miller, Nathan A. Miller and Melcena L. Miller1
28 Jun 1880Talcott Dist, Summers Co, WVAndrew Jackson Miller, Sarah Duncan, Cornelius Stratin "Neal" Miller, Virginia Eva Miller, Ann Eliza Miller, Nathan A. Miller, Melcena L. Miller, Henry Frank Miller, Charles Andrew Miller, Floyd Luther Miller, Rosa Bell Miller and Lillie May Miller1

Partners and Children

Marriage*2 Aug 1860 He married Sarah Duncan at Greenbrier Co, VA, on 2 Aug 1860. Andr J. Miller (Andrew Jackson on license), age 23, single, b. Monroe Co, res. Greenbrier Co, par. Brice & Phersia?, farmer; Sarah Duncan, age 19, single, b. Greenbrier, res. Greenbrier, par. Chas & Cassa; md by Jas. L. Marshall.2 
Children

Citations

  1. [S205] 1790-1950 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, online at ancestry.com.
  2. [S2712] WV Marriages Greenbrier Co, WV.
  3. [S2752] Ancestry.com., Military Records (ancestry.com), Ancestry.com. U.S., Confederate Pensions, 1884-1958 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2010.
  4. [S63] James H. Miller, History of Summers County, West Virginia, From the Earliest Settlement to the Present Time (1908), Hinton, WV, 1908,.

Clementine Miller

F, #644, b. 20 Feb 1838, d. 3 Sep 1861
FatherBrice Miller b. circa 1792
MotherChristina Dehart b. circa 1793, d. 25 Jul 1865
Birth*20 Feb 1838 Clementine was born at Monroe Co, VA, on 20 Feb 1838. 
 She was the daughter of Brice Miller and Christina Dehart
(Witness) Census7 Oct 1850 Clementine Miller appeared on the census of 7 Oct 1850 in the household of Brice Miller and Christina Dehart at District 18, Greenbrier Co, VA.1 
Marriage*24 Mar 1853 She married Columbus Wran Withrow at Greenbrier Co, VA, on 24 Mar 1853. License issued 16 March 1853.2 
Census*28 Jul 1860 Clementine Miller and Columbus Wran Withrow appeared on the census as head of household at District 2, Greenbrier Co, VA, on 28 Jul 1860.1 
Death*3 Sep 1861 Clementine died on 3 Sep 1861 at Greenbrier Co, VA, at age 23. 
Burial* Her body was interred at Ramp, Summers Co, WV, at Wingfield Cemetery. 

Census Record Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
7 Oct 1850District 18, Greenbrier Co, VABrice Miller, Christina Dehart, Rebecca Miller, Andrew Jackson Miller, William Anderson Miller, Clementine Miller and Eliza Jane Miller1
28 Jul 1860District 2, Greenbrier Co, VAColumbus Wran Withrow, Clementine Miller, Sarah Jane Withrow, Alice Alwilda Withrow and Allen Huston Withrow1

Partners and Children

Marriage*24 Mar 1853 She married Columbus Wran Withrow at Greenbrier Co, VA, on 24 Mar 1853. License issued 16 March 1853.2 
Children

Citations

  1. [S205] 1790-1950 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, online at ancestry.com.
  2. [S230] Marriages, Civil Records Greenbrier Co, WV Marriages, online at www.wvculture.org/vrr, accessed June 2007.