Note: Click on a photo for slide show. The following pictures relate to the Warburtons of West Virginia and were provided by Kim Johnson. Some first appeared in Issue 3 of The Button Files. Thomas Blackwell Warburton Thomas Blackwell Warburton was the son of Thomas Warburton who came from England. He was born in 1859 and died in 1937. Thomas Blackwell Warburton and Family 1915 They are (from left to right) Geraldine Warburton with unknown girl, Cleo Warburton (Kim’s grandmother), Beulah Warburton, Thomas Blackwell Warburton (Kim’s great-grandfather), and Flora (Bailey) Warburton (Kim’s great-grandmother). The picture was taken in 1915. Cleo Warburton Cleo Warburton, daughter of Thomas B.& Flora (Bailey) Warburton. She was born in 1898 and died in 1984. This picture was taken in 1917 before she married James Sweeney, and he hid it in his shoe during his service in World War I. They were married in 1919, when he came home from France. Thomas Blackwell Warburton A photo of Thomas taken about 1936. Waltham Pocket Watch Thomas Warburton’s old Waltham pocket watch. Thomas emigrated to the West Virginia from Nottinghamshire, probably in the 1830s. He was the father of Thomas Blackwell Warburton. He died in 1866.