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Devon (O'keeffe) WV

Devon & beech creek

r.harden (View posts)
Posted: 975758400000
Classification: Query
Edited: 993311417000
Surnames: McCoy, Hardin
Lived in Linsley than moved to beech creek went to beech creek school did you know any Hardin or news

Devon (O'keeffe) WV

William (Bill) Plaster, Jr (View posts)
Posted: 975758400000
Classification: Query
Lived in Devon from 1946-48. Attended Beech Creek Elementary School. Knew Hatfields and McCoys that lived in N&W Railway houses.

Re: Devon & beech creek

Peggie (View posts)
Posted: 995861037000
Surnames: New, Fitzpatrick, Maynard,Johnson
I am seeking information on News in this area. Could you give me some help?

Re: Devon & beech creek

gail wilcox (View posts)
Posted: 998400603000
Classification: Query
Surnames: news wilcox
I am also looking for News in this area. We are trying to find infor. on Willie or William New married to Polly Ann Prater.
The only info. have is that they both died in their 40's. They may have been in Pike co. Ky.

Re: Devon (O'keeffe) WV

Posted: 1006741999000
Classification: Query
Edited: 1024198901000
Surnames: Pack
I was reading thru the postings and saw some familiar names,
my mother was Anna Lee Pack she was raised in one of those N&W rail houses on the Tug River. Her parents are
Oscar and Etta Pack. Oscar is now deceased, Etta still lives
on Beech Creek. I am hoping someone can help me find more info on Oscars parents all I know is Sam and Mary I dont know if Sam is short for Samuel or not and I dont know what Marys full or maiden name is, where they resided or where they were married if anyone knows anything please help. Any info would be greatly appreciated. Thanks alot. Etta Billips.

Lindsey (Devon & Beech Creek) WV

Benita Mounts Blankenship (View posts)
Posted: 1130086230000
Classification: Query
Surnames: Mounts, Hatfield, Harrison
Are you saying that you lived in Lindsey,WV? My gparents, Floyd & Lilly Mounts lived in Lindsey and are buried there but I can't find the cemetery. Do you know where it is or anyone that can help? My father, Boyd Mounts was born in Lindsey.

Re: Lindsey (Devon & Beech Creek) WV

Posted: 1155011465000
Classification: Query
Surnames: Carter-Mounts-Blankenship-Cline-Laxton-Fairchild-McComas....
There is a cem out and up the hill from where the one room school house was at.My grandfather Sam Carter was buried there it 1948 or 49.Boyd Mounts my grandmothers brother had a store on the same side of the tracks as the school and Cem.

Re: Oscar Pack

Posted: 1161298636000
Classification: Query
Jeff Hatcher asked about Oscar onthe PACK surname board. I was poking around in my census subscriptions and found this:

Name: Sam Pack 1,2,3,4
Sex: Male

Individual Facts
Birth 18 Jul 1885 West Virginia
Census 1910 Glen Alum, Mingo, West Virginia
Census 1920 S tafford, Mingo, West Virginia

1. Mary Neal
Marriage bet 1904 and 1906
Children Ethel Pack (bet 1906 and 1908 - )
Oscar Pack (1 Jul 1909 - 1993)
Della Pack (bet 1910 and 1912 - )
Wayne Pack (Jul 1915 - )
Elmer Pack (Aug 1918 - )
Eddie Pack (bet 1920 and 1922 - )
Stella Pack (bet 1922 and 1925 - )

Notes (Individual)
In 1910 the family is in Glen Alum, Mingo, West Virginia:

Peck, Sam, head, 23, married 5 years, WV, WV, WV, Farmer
----, Mary, wife, 16, m. 5 years, WV, WV, WV
[Wrong - Jeff Hatcher says she was b. 17 Mar 1892, so she is 18 in 1910.]
----, Ethel, du, 3, WV
----, Oscar, son, 10/12ths, WV
[Census taken 16 April 1910, so that is close.]

In 1918 Sam filled out a WWI Draft card in Mingo County. He stated that his birthday was 18 July 1885 and his closest relative was Mary Pack.

In 1920 the family is in Stafford Township, Glen Alum District, Mingo, West Virginia. Sam was "Peck" in 1910. This year he is "Pock":

Pock, Sam, head, 35, WV, WV, WV, Farmer
----, Mary, wife, 28, WV, WV, WV
----, Ethel, dau, 13, WV
----, Oscar, son, 11, WV
----, Della, Dau, 9, WV
----, Wayne, son, 4 and 6/12ths, WV
----, Elmer, son, 1 and 5/12ths, WV

[Census taken 20 Jan 1920]

In 1930 we find something odd. On Page 3A, HH 40, Fam 40 is

Pack, Romby, head, 80, widowed, Ky, Ky, Ky
----, Sam, son, 39, 36 at marriage, WV, Ky, Ky
----, Rosa, dau-in-law, 26, 23 at marriage, WV

HH/Fam 41, 42 and 43 are not Pack.

HH/Fam 44:

Neel, Wally, head, 40, Va, Va, Va
----, Mary, wife, 28, WV, WV, WV
Pack, Della, dau, 16, WV
----, Oscar, son, 20, WV
----, Wayne, son, 15, WV
----, Elmer, son, 9, WV
----, Stella, dau, 7, WV
----, Eddie, son, 9, WV

Explanation #1, Mary's brother Wally is visiting, Sam and his sister Rosa are at his father's house, the enumerator makes a hash of it.

Explanation #2, Sam and Mary break up. Mary either marries a cousin, has a bachelor brother move in to help out or Wally's surname "Neel" is coincidence. Sam marries Rosa there in 1927, moves in with his aged dad, shaves 5 years off his age.

Explanation #3, Mary's husband Sam dies, the one up the road is related, somehow, but not her dead husband.

#4: None of the above.

Notes (Family #1)

1. Ancestry Pack Surname Query Board. Jeff Hatcher, Oct 2006 (E-mail).
2. US Census, 1910. Glen Alum, Mingo, West Virginia; Roll: T624_1688; Page: 2B; Enumeration District: 152; Image: 955.
3. US Census, 1920. Stafford, Mingo, West Virginia; Roll: T625_1965; Page: 14A; Enumeration District: 113; Image: 334.
4. WWI Draft cards, available by subscription. 18 Jul 1885 Roll: 1992862, Mingo Co. WV.

Re: Oscar Pack

Etta Billips (View posts)
Posted: 1163207803000
Classification: Query
Surnames: Pack
Ted, I want to thankyou for the info. that you sent. This line of names are the correct names in my family. I dont have much more than you other than Romby was married to George who was born about 1870. If there is any other info. from this line that you may have and are willing to share I would greatly appreciate it. Etta

Re: Oscar Pack

Posted: 1163226452000
Classification: Query
Hi Etta,

All I know is what I found on the census, and I shared it. I overlooked the fact "Romby" was a lady.

Do you know her maiden name?

Do you know if Sam took up with a younger woman, and Mary married Walter Neely?

I'd be happy to send you a GEDCOM if you'd like.

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