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THE POCAHONTAS TIMES . OCTOBER 7, 1976--Page 8 grass Awan youth experiq the p Junior Three i for the to pa ing ar the on it for t Ag en at th Juniol The Count Angu pounc The COlI Program Winnem Chuck Workman, of the Little Ievels 4-H Club in HiUs, was the first winne in the annual Blue- Market, Inc. Calf Program for the 'ho have had a year ace and showed at vious State Fair Baby Beef Show. '.ves are donated eligible participants cipate in the draw- I win their calf with : obligation of using eir 4-H project or Vo rpnse and show it 1977 State Fair Livestock Show. young Pocahontas 4-H'er chose the steer weighing 450 'second winner was SteveMcHale, of Lewis- burg,a member of the Central Willing Workers 4-H Club, who chose the 410 pound Hereford-Sim- mental crossbred steer calf. The third winner was David McClung, of the Nick-of-Time 4-H Club at Pickaway, in Monroe Coun- ty. While these youth were eligible from all around WestcVirginia that had shown at the State Fair, some did not make it to the and missed getting their name was One of the require- is being present at the to win the calf of the ones Raymond Bright, of the market, program and calves selected by specialists of the Department of This year the calves were se- from the War-Lew herd of Ralph Warren. James E. County Exten- sion Agent, 4-H, represents the Extension Agents and Calf Winners at Bluegrass Livestock Market, Inc. -- Second place winner Steve McHale of Lewisburg who won the Simmental-Hereford facing him; first place winner Chuck Workman of Hillsboro standing behind his Angus calf; and David McC/ang of Pickaway who won the Hereford-Angus cross steer calf; while Mr. Raymond Bright, Market Manager, in charge of the donation program, looks on. Pearl S. Buck Birthplace The Pearl S. Buck Birth- place Foundation project to restore the "original Stult- ing" barn was realistically launched Sunday when Dr. Leonard Davis, State His- toric Preservation Officer for West Virginia, surpris- ed the crowd gathered in the Lee Room of the Green- brier Hotel for the Annual Membership Meeting by concluding his talk with a presentation to Mrs. George Holyman, Founda- tion President of the first half check of $11,500.00 for the project. In this talk, Dr. Davis stressed the importance of the intra-mutual aid struc- ture existing between the State and concerned indi- viduals. The money given by the State being reflected m renewed public historical interest and preserved cul- ture to carry on and bear witness to the fundamental The membership in at- tendance were given re- ports of the various officers of the Foundation for the past year, followed by elec- tion of the Beard of Direc- tors whose term had expir- ed. Mrs. James Scarbe, of Ripley was elected to the Beard to fill the vacancy of Mrs. Truman Sayre of Beckley, and Mrs. Lucille Zinn of Buckhannon, who has been working on the cataloging of Pearl Buck's original manuscripts was" elected. In addition, Mrs. Howard Meadows, {Mem- bership Chairman) contrib- uted her own memorial service for Mrs. Marie Leist, the Foundation's first president who recently passed away. The meeting was ad- journed for lunch and the Board of Directors returned in the afternoon for their annual meeting. All the past officers agreed to run Workman History (Cont. from earlier paper) They arrived at Confluence (Now Orlando) about 1871. Some- time between 1870 and 1875, Shanton and Lucina Workman moved to Spring Creek district of Greenbrier County. Their children: were Delilah, who married January 1, 1902 William F. Butler; Peggy, who married Ro,.ah "Cart Bl.ank- enship; Rebecca C., who married first, Miles Work- man, and secondly, Oliver Workman; Henry who mar- ried Judy Workman; Ma- rinda who married January 18, 1898 Floyd Newton Faultner; Ollie, who mar- ried first Frank Thompson, and secondly, James Wat- son; James, who married February 7, 1901 Sarah A. Mitchell; and Armeda M who married May 21, 1902 William W. Workman. Some of these children went to the western states to five, but some descend- ants may still be living in Greenbrier County. Shah- of gutters could be painted, ton died near Cordova in Mr. Wymer has likewise September of 1890 and on been busy keeping the the 21st of December 1902 grounds at their best, no b-is widow married John E. easy task itself, as well as Stacy. making storm windows to Charles W. Workman brace us through the win- TM born about 1819 in ter. Giles County to Joseph and On the inside, we can Elizabeth {Reed) Work- again see some of Mr. man- Charles married in Wymer's work in refinish-Fayette County on the 3rd ing various new furnishings of September 1840 to for the home. A staff of Phoebe Bailey. The follow- three permanent tides, ing children were born to Susan C. Hefner starting them in the part of Fayette her third year, Mary Smith which became Raleigh working since February and County in 1850. John A. Mary Loudermilk recent ar- orkman, born 1842, mar- rival, have taken upon tied first about 1860 to Judy themselves the responsibil. A; Green, and secondly, ity for giving the tourists April 14, 1870 to Clara their best reflected in their "Kate" Bowers; George tours and pride in their job W. Workman, bern 1848, site. If you have not visited married December 8, 1870 the Birthplace for some Polly Lusk; Alfred B. time I am sure you will take Workman, born 1852, mar- a liking to our changes, tied January 28, 1875 Since April, we have Nancy Jane Jackson; and averaged a little better than Stephen M. Workman, last summer s crowd of born April 23, 1853, mar- buried in front of the Mc- Million Church on Friars Hill in Greenbrier County. Joseph and Elizabeth Workman's daughters, Mary and Malinda Jane, both married Sizemores and apparently remained in Wyoming County. Public records on them are scarce and no descendants have been located. James Matison Work- man, born about 1821 to Joseph and Elizabeth (Reed} Workman married Nancy Elizabeth Webb. Mat and Elizabeth had eleven children as follows: Manerva Workman, born 1845, married Abner Birch- field: Mariah Z. Workman, born 1847, married No- vember 19, 1863 Alexander Moses Lane; Reece Carl Workman, born January 12, 1850, married first Au- gust 8, 1868 Rebecca Fan- nin, secondly February 2, 1874 Margaret Jane, daughter of Washington and Eve Workman, and third, April 20, 1927 Lydda (Sizemorej Belcher; An- drew Jackson Workman, born April 18, 1852, mar- August 24, 1860, married Nettie Workman, born July January 9, 1879 John M. 29, 1874, married Wood; Oliver Workman, berl6, 1891 Samuel born 1862, married August man, son of John A. 13, 1882 Elizabeth Nelson; Judy; Judy Workman, bors Seward Ceburn Workman, December 15, 1876, lied November 21, Henry Workman, son Shanton and Lucina; John A., born November 21, 1879, married Novem" bet 21, 1896 Priscill Gross. Washington Eve lived on a mountain near Mullens, West Vir- ginia in the Barkers Ridge district of Wyoming Coun- ty. Eve died there and buried on the mountain ass Washington came  Greenbrier County to spe his last days. George Floyd Workn, born about 1836, was youngest of Joseph and Elizabeth (ReedJ Work" man's children. Floyd fled November 3, r, Sarah, daughter of and Elizabeth Belcher. Floyd and Sarah had a son, Allen Workman in 1860. Sarah must have died i childbirth or soon after, because the 1870 censUS shows Alien WorkmS born 1867, married April 7, 1892 Mary Ida Sevey in Greenbrier County; and Zachariah Ambrose Work- man, born August 14, 1870, married first August 5, 1892 Christiana Sizemore, secondly October 19, 1908 Sarah Victoria Burks William Washington Workman, born November 15, 1830, son of Joseph and Elizabeth Reed Work- man, married May 31, 1854 Nereva "Eve" Stanley. Their children were: Mar- garet "Peggy" Workman, bern March 15, 1856 who married February 2, 1874 Reece Workman, son of Mat and Elizabeth; Nancy E. Workman, born Decem- ber 14, 1857, married March 7, 1875 Stephen Workman, son of Charles and Phoebe; Joseph B. Workman, bern February 6, 1860, married March 27, 1879 Mary Frances Acord; Miles A. Workman, born ried September 21, 1873 December 20, 1861, mar- Sarah Ann Pack in Wayne ried first May 20, 1884 County; Mary E. Work- Nancy Cook, secondly April man, born January 20, 7, 1892 Rebecca Workman, 1853, married about 1873 daughter of Shanton and Preston Fraley; Ribern F. Lucina; Lobelia Bethany Workman, born April 7, Workman,  born April 27, 1856, became an Elder in 1866, married August 26, the Old Regular Baptist 1881 James "Pat" Work- Church, married first about man, son of Charles and 1876 Mary Jane Sizemore, Phoebe; Louretha Work- and secondly September man, born September 25, 24, 1892, Emily Grose; 1868, married April 7, 1892 Harriet Workman, born Jacob Blankenship; Cosbi May 1858, married March Workman, born July 28, 1. 1875 Martin E. Lane; 1872, married January 25, Angeline Workman, born 1889 Charles McKinney; Sales Every Tuesday Poedlonlals Pmdmro Ooopondivo Aa00odaliom, In, MARLINTON ............ WEST VIRGINIA Llvemtock .Zuction adopted by his grandI; ents, the Belchers Floyo went to Pond Fork in Boo County and married NanCY Gunnoe. They did not li far from the Wyoming. County line. They had chil" dren named: Sarah, Got" don, Mary, Rosey, Joseph, Floyd, Martha, CosbY, James and Frank. Two sons of James Ms. son and Nancy Elizab, (A ebb) Workman above settled in Pocahontas County around 1875. TheY were Reece Carl Workn  and Andrew JacksOP V orkman, both wi Benjamin orkman, oldest son o, Reece and RebeCCS {Fannin) Workman, bo# April 2, 1870, married Oc- tober 12, 1892 Susan A Rogers in Greenbrier CouS" ),y. Bern to them were three children: Jack Vo Ag teachers in supervis- ideas of mankind. The orig- again and were unanimous- 3,325 compared with this ried first, Nancy E. Work- ing the drawing of names inal funding for such money ly re-elected, year's 4,305. From October man, secondly September for the winners, came in 1966 with the For those of you who 1, 1975 through September 26, 1878 Manerva Sawyer : Weather pa. sin.g of the Act for ssed the .annum mem-22 we had $4,388.50 in .m. Wyoming County, and LSeptember 1976 Historic Preservation. oeIhip meeting as, weU as d.e.P0sits with 5,273 total third Ap .all 9,. 1897 Hannah Mum Temnemture-- I or, mosewno atenaea_mus vmitors. A total of $3,800 . nansm m Greenbrier d 2d r ENIOR CITNS x ouows, me report of .the was transferred to Ponce- ounty. Charles and MaJnum Temra-  r,,,,,o, c,.i[- ,  vem N : ..... rn0ebe with family moved degre on 8th -- . .......... s ummg .oce, #my i: Since our Grand Ope to W yore'rag County in aranton- t, o, ,z, to, nrst pnomy seemed to we have had visitors from Slab Fork district where the Avge high temperature-- 19, 22, 26, and 29; I0 am- 4 pm be the upkeep of the 28 countries and fromevery following children were 72,7 ees  , Durbin --, 28. 6:80 pm 'Stulting Place." Elmerst__te except Hawaii, Ne- born: Rachel Workman, Average low temperature-- ' 42.7 degrees Cans -- 4nd18; I pm W vzner,_ .the Foundation's vada, North and South Da- born 1855, married June 6, Hillsboro --13and 27;1 pm mare adwser and worker, kota and Oklahoma. One 1877 Cornelius Mullins; Rainfall 5.85 inches this .......... suggested knocking off the gentleman recently flew all William W. Workman, month, u ree.nan-- i ann z.l! "l :o bottom bom:ds of the fence the way over from Japan born 1857, married April Rainfall year ago 7,02 arnnon emors wm not which was buckling and especially to see the Birth- 12, 1877 Manda Ramey; Totalpreeipitation from JanuJ nest this Friday. rotting in places. Mr. place of Pearl S Buck He James Patrick Workman, ary 76, to October, 1, 1976 The Marlinton Seniors have Wymer did this and replac- had read eve  of born April 15, 1861, mar- 3,05Rches.. a trip planned to tour the Po- ed many other worn boards Pearl Buck and was chauf- tied first August 26, 1881 Sai neriad year sO 41 73 tomac Highlands on the 12th before scraping and paint- feured up from the Green- Lobelia, daughter of W ash- " --" -- " ' and 13th I)i'eaee Minus 8,68 mg the fence; he was aided brier mgton and Eve Workman, F .... , w:.^ o ..... On the 26th there will be a ever so briefly in this b Our barn to" . secondly he married Janu- ,- '. ou, o " " our Y p ject will on October 1. Be care-progm, m n the. Se. n]. Con. . s truly and Robert Mc-commence next month-- ary 9, 1913 Mehala Bald- fire. No open burning umer - presea.te. I)y w:. va. cl.ure, recently departed tOcome see us win; and Thomas Wetzel .. ,,,. , ,,.v v. ,,,.D--t.-ter;--h .... h , _ . . _ o ...... ou=,.y, ...... , .,,,, ,p,- v, tu#. m. u . pars oI the fence had no YOUR PATRONAGE APPRECIATED ONLY who was a long time dent of Huntersville; Workman, who Willie Wade and lives the home place in brier County; and Workman, who Stacy Sayre. Reece man with his secend and their from Pocahontas Minnesota in 1895. Andy and Sarah Workman settled in. hontas County along Greenbrier River near bert. Children of An'dy Sarah Workman we Hannah E. Workman married a Sizemore; Madison Workman, about 1878. married tember 24, 1898 Mar. l beth Jane Moss; Mary Workman, born 1881, married January The Parke-Davis Myadec Capsule contains a high-potency vitamin formula with minerals--9 important vitamins and 6 minerals, to be exact. And now this same high- potency vitamin product is also available in an easy-to-take tablet. If you're active and on the go, stop in today and buy a supply of Myade Tabs. , David C. Hyer 1865, married March 7, 1900 Albert S. Solomod Seward Work_' To Mid-October The Green Bank Seniors will paint at all on and is Executive Director 1884 Mary E. "Polly" MUl- .. Now with chain brake -- the professional safety born November 19, I ' , ..... go to Blackwater Falls on Oct, requiring a second coat. lins. Charles and Phoebe rot.,14. . Earl Halstead, local resi- p. S. A memorial fund has Workman and family came feature that stops a chain in milliseconds to reduc@  Febrna'y 4, 11l' l| AI the hazard from kick back - ...S E. Johnson; 1, | [' r m,=..m,  .... *" U,.,uur-'y"-'"' The Cass Seniors will hav_e .den.t, brought bJs.extension been established for Mrs toGreenbrier County some- . Rugged 3.3 cub,c" inch eng,ne z,'ps through an 8"log %r.ian; George  al Weath '.q,tdoo their meetings at i pm instead ladder to fix the gutter Marie Leist; please make time after 1880. Charles in seconds ...............  t# pm. system badly misaligned :hecks payable to Pearl S and "Feby" Workman are , Workman, born FebrUp.  |q.., J. P. Schaffner__ , ,an. d left the ]adder soinside Buck Birthplace l,'oun'-j|m ." AutomaticB'g 16 barandcham fells trees nearly 3 feet thplus manual oiling ck 28, 1890, married Msxch ./. " dation, c/o Hillsboro,[[ OI.ILiljJJL | Try chain bfake youfsell at 19{6 Rachel Adkins ft. If I W.V., and specify purpose[, FO D II i I Chehalis' Veeter00P00Pn;" ., .00orkn00, Do" i , on checks, i[a "" I Western Auto Store about 1892, married SP" ! .  IE____J____ m ..... _... m myaoecba su CONGRESS " teniber5,1924BessieY,| ' ,,,o,,a,,a,,,,r..Co,,,,, Dons; Flora M. Wod; ! -J IU3 n, --'c;':";;' . born November 20, lS" ' na(I no equal UH'I:II '"00'Frrest l,Workman:1896,--Besb | J-_i " m IN 1,, mu -- , i December 20, 1918 ,, ,.,. I  Taylor; and Martha -: | they made a tablet vembertie" Workman, born  |':20, 1898, __ , Are Your Enkubyees 24, 1915 c Moses. Andy, with so anuS#to. George Workman u daughter, Mattie MoS.' Carl][ This 'OU" went to Washington about 1915 Andv ,,'ort"  0  man died there on .. vember 1, 1917, and GET WELL CARD? buried atLebam, W ashit[ ton. Sarah died in pocahO ms County on I)ece 26, 1928. Many desce ants of this branch present residents of poor Pocahontas Pharmacy, Inc. Third'Avenue at 8th Street MARLINTON MR. EMPLOYER... Your employees welcome the opporunitT to carry a Blue Cross- Blue Shield membership card. If your company employs five or more people, you may be eligible for a Blue Cross-Blue Shield Health Care GROUP Plan. This group plan offers money-savi advantages, simplifies claim forms and paperwork, makes direct payments to hospitals and doctors and now, may even include ESP. ESP is Extra Special Protection that provides more paid-in-full benefits for hospital and physician services and Catastrophic Major Medical coverage up to $250,000 for each Individual. Look into the priceless protevflan of a Blue Cross-Blue Shield Group Plan for your company... write, phone or visit Blue Cress-Bhe Shield... there's no obligation. : 20th Street * Wheelnng (304) 232-4550 hontas County. It is hopeful that a can be completed near future to the branches of the man family of West ginia. Anyone can create a rial to their contributing birth, . tinge, death dates and formation, and old photos for the The above data has _ researched and R. H. Sayre, Route 1, 92, Buckhannon, 26201. Children's hands can reach "1