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Re: Martha Tooley Lincoln County WV
Posted by: L C (ID *****4622) Date: April 03, 2009 at 04:12:41
In Reply to: Martha Tooley Lincoln County WV by Martha Adkins of 839

TABOR, Mrs. Martha Tooley— Service will be at 11 a. m. tomorrow in the Methodist Church at Myra, Lincoln County with Rev. Harvey Sullivan and Rev. Tom Schuller conducting. Burial will follow in Porter Cemetery at Myra under the direction of Koontz mortuary of
Hamlin. Mrs. Tabor, 60, died Monday at her home in Myra after a long illness. Surviving are one daughter, Mrs. Dannie Trimore of Myra; • two sons, Roy of Cincinnati, O., and John of St. Albans; one step-daughter, Mrs. Herbert Fuller of Huntington; one half-brother, John
Tooley of Huntington; one step-sister Mrs. Mary Fletcher of Pennsylvania; and five grandchildren.
Wednesday, Feb. 13,1952 The Charleston Gazette

She died in Lincoln county in 1952, http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_view.aspx?Id=2630582&Type=Death

Her husband died in 1947
http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_view.aspx?Id=1481773&Type=Death
Falling Tree Kills Lincoln Countian
Struck by a falling tree while cutting timber in Lincoln county,
Lewis S. Tabor, 56, of Myra, was fatally injured Tuesday at 3:30 p.m. and died while en route to a Huntington hospital In an ambulance of the Johnson-Koonlz funeral home from Hamlln. Mr. Tabor was an employee of the, Linville and Adkins Timber Co, He was a veteran of World War I and served In France with the 80th division. The body is at. the Johnson-Koontz funeral home. Surviving are the widow, Mrs. Martha Tabor; two daughters, two sons, two sisters and three brothers,
THE CHARLESTON DAILY MAIL. WEDNESDAY E V E N I N G , JULY 23, 1947

Here she is in the 1900 census with her parents:
1900 United States Federal Census
about Lafayett Tooley
Name: Lafayett Tooley
Home in 1900: Sheridan, Lincoln, West Virginia
Age: 53
Birth Date: Jan 1847
Birthplace: West Virginia
Race: White
Ethnicity: American
Gender: Male
Relationship to head-of-house: Head
Father's Birthplace: West Virginia
Mother's Birthplace: West Virginia
Spouse's Name: Letha
Marriage Year: 1883
Marital Status: Married
Years Married: 17
Residence : Sheridan District, Lincoln, West Virginia
Occupation: View on Image
Neighbors: View others on page
Household Members: Name Age
Lafayett Tooley 53
Letha Tooley 52
Annie Tooley 11
Martha Tooley 9

Althouugh his birth is given as 1847, here is a Lafayette Tooley born 1851 in the 1860 cenus with his parents, and I couldn't find another Lafayette Tooley in that census.
1860 United States Federal Census
about Lafayett Tooley
Name: Lafayett Tooley
Age in 1860: 9
Birth Year: abt 1851
Birthplace: Virginia
Home in 1860: Wayne, Virginia
Gender: Male
Post Office: Ceredo
Value of real estate: View Image
Household Members: Name Age
Samuel Tooley 30
Nisy Tooley 29
Lafayett Tooley 9
John Tooley 7
Palina Tooley 5

If you decide this is the right Lafayette, here is his death certificate: http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_view.aspx?Id=1494452&Type=Death

Martha Tooley Tabor's obit mentions step siblings, there is a Lovey Tooley that dies in 1925 and Lafe Tooley is the informant, is this her step-mother?
http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_view.aspx?Id=1582397&Type=Death


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