Concerning Rayburn McComas, father of Bessie who married Okie Adkins: Rayburn married Alice Pauley, daughter of William Morgan "Tiger Bill" Pauley and Mary Elinor Lewis. Alice was born in Lincoln County, West Virginia in 1870 and died in 1938.
The 1900 census for Sheridan District, Lincoln County, West Virginia lists: Rabe McComas 32; wife Alice 29; daughter Delia A. 11; son Blackburn 9; daughter Norma 7.
The 1910 census for Sheridan District, Lincoln County, West Virginia lists: Raburn McComas 43; wife Alice 39; daughter Delie 21; son Bernie 19; daughter Bessie 6.