Re: Corkers of West Virginia, Virginia
I thought I'd add to your info-
Bernard Thomas Corker(b.abt 1885-1974)was born in Staunton Va to Mary Foster and Henry Thomas Corker.Bernard Corker worked for the C and O railroad from 1898 to 1952 in Hinton W.Va(1920-1926 in Thurmond W.Va).He was known as the "Railroaders' Railroader". His mother was Mary Foster who was an orphan raised by her aunt and uncle, Ellen Collins and Capt. John Stack. The family was Catholic.Bernard Corker's siblings- Alice Lee Corker(bef. 1885-1928)school teacher and principle for the Hinton school system who never married.Robert P. Corker who worked for the railroad.Rose and Ida Corker who I know nothing about.
Bernard T. Corker married Flossie May Haynes in 1907.Flossie Haynes was the daughter of Charles H. Haynes and Mary Melissa (Dolly) Riddlebarger.She had two brothers Cleveland Haynes(m. Helen Johnson) and Claude Haynes.Flossie had two sisters, Ethel and Myrtle Haynes.The Haynes' were affiliated with a Presbyterian church of Hinton.
Flossie and Bernard Corker had 4 children, Mary Alice Henne, Buster Corker, Dorothy Cogar and Margaret Wiles.They lived on Main St in Hinton.
Tonda Wiles Koszycki