Geneva Louette Reed1,2,3

F, b. March 9, 1914, d. November 15, 1982
FatherJohn Grant Reed4,5,6,1,2 b. June 10, 1865, d. May 10, 1941
MotherGrace Fearnow4,5,6,1,2 b. January 28, 1882, d. April 2, 1954
     Geneva Louette Reed was buried at I.O.O.F. Cemetery, LaFontaine, Wabash Co., Indiana.2 She was born on March 9, 1914 at Liberty Township, Wabash Co., Indiana.1,2,3 As of October 24, 1933,her married name was Fager.3 She married Merlin Edwin Fager Sr. on October 24, 1933 at Indiana.3 Geneva Louette Reed died on November 15, 1982 at Wabash, Wabash Co., Indiana, at age 68.2

Census Records

1920Dwelling 116, District 186, Liberty Township, Wabash Co., Indiana4
1930Dwelling 180, District 8, Liberty Township, Wabash Co., Indiana5
1940Dwelling 15, District 52-6, Erie, Miami Co., Indiana7

Family

Merlin Edwin Fager Sr. b. April 6, 1912, d. September 4, 1977
Marriage*Geneva Louette Reed married Merlin Edwin Fager Sr. on October 24, 1933 at Indiana.3 
Children

Citations

  1. [S5667] Indiana Archives and Records Administration, Indiana, Birth Certificates, 1907-1940.
  2. [S5629] Indiana Archives and Records Administration, Indiana, Death Certificates, 1899-2011.
  3. [S6005] FamilySearch, Indiana, Marriages, 1810-2001.
  4. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, From the John Reed obituary in an unknown edition.
  7. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S8982] Raven-Choate Funeral Home, online www.ravenchoate.com, From the John R. Fager obituary.

John Charles "Charley" Reed1,2,3,4,5

M, b. February 10, 1918, d. October 25, 1947
FatherJohn Grant Reed1,2,3,6,7 b. June 10, 1865, d. May 10, 1941
MotherGrace Fearnow1,2,3,6,7 b. January 28, 1882, d. April 2, 1954
     John Charles "Charley" Reed was buried at I.O.O.F. Cemetery, LaFontaine, Wabash Co., Indiana.3,8 He married Juanita Pauline Craig.4 John Charles "Charley" Reed was born on February 10, 1918 at Liberty Township, Wabash Co., Indiana.3,4,7 He died on October 25, 1947 at Grant Co., Indiana, at age 29.3,5

Census Records

1920Dwelling 116, District 186, Liberty Township, Wabash Co., Indiana1
1930Dwelling 180, District 8, Liberty Township, Wabash Co., Indiana2
1940Dwelling 274, District 27-7, Marion, Grant Co., Indiana9

Occupation

1940Farm laborer9

Family

Juanita Pauline Craig b. December 28, 1918, d. February 15, 2001
Marriage*John Charles "Charley" Reed married Juanita Pauline Craig.4 

Citations

  1. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S434] Lonnall Clark (g-g-g-grandson), "Samuel McVicker," e-mail to Scott Schaffer, Apr, 2002.
  4. [S3706] 1926–1975, RG 147. The National Archives at Atlanta, Atlanta, Georgia Records of the Selective Service System, U.S. WWII Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947.
  5. [S4414] Marion Public Library, Indiana, Marion Public Library Death Index, 1812 - 2011.
  6. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, From the John Reed obituary in an unknown edition.
  7. [S5667] Indiana Archives and Records Administration, Indiana, Birth Certificates, 1907-1940.
  8. [S2508] I.O.O.F. Cemetery, Wabash Co., IN, online http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&GRid=34457655&CRid=1704350&
  9. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.

William Cauley Conner1

M, b. November 29, 1903, d. November 9, 1905
FatherErasmus Eller "Ras" Conner1 b. December 7, 1882, d. June 25, 1943
MotherCallie Lee Epperly1 b. March 15, 1884, d. August 27, 1957
     William Cauley Conner was born on November 29, 1903 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1 He died on November 9, 1905 at Floyd Co., Virginia, at age 1; Died from the flu.1

Citations

  1. [S757] JoAnne King, "Callie Epperly," e-mail to Scott Schaffer, Mar 14, 2002.

Booker Ivan Conner1,2,3,4

M, b. December 10, 1909, d. March 2, 1922
FatherErasmus Eller "Ras" Conner1,2,3,5,4 b. December 7, 1882, d. June 25, 1943
MotherCallie Lee Epperly1,2,3,4 b. March 15, 1884, d. August 27, 1957
     Booker Ivan Conner was born on December 10, 1909 at Simpsons, Floyd Co., Virginia.1,4 He died on March 2, 1922 at Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia, at age 12.5,4

Census Records

1910Dwelling 94, District 52, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia2
1920Dwelling 107, District 101, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia3

Citations

  1. [S757] JoAnne King, "Callie Epperly," e-mail to Scott Schaffer, Mar 14, 2002.
  2. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  5. [S1569] Funeral records of Mr. Marion Thomas Hall, online http://www.rootsweb.com/~vafloyd/recordsofmarionthomashall.htm

Carmel Lewis Conner1,2

M, b. July 24, 1913, d. May 7, 1926
FatherErasmus Eller "Ras" Conner1,3,2 b. December 7, 1882, d. June 25, 1943
MotherCallie Lee Epperly1,3 b. March 15, 1884, d. August 27, 1957
     Carmel Lewis Conner was born on July 24, 1913 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.1 He died on May 7, 1926 at Floyd Co., Virginia, at age 12.2

Census Records

1920Dwelling 107, District 101, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia3

Citations

  1. [S757] JoAnne King, "Callie Epperly," e-mail to Scott Schaffer, Mar 14, 2002.
  2. [S1569] Funeral records of Mr. Marion Thomas Hall, online http://www.rootsweb.com/~vafloyd/recordsofmarionthomashall.htm
  3. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.

Arnel Edward Conner1,2,3

M, b. July 24, 1913, d. February 19, 1964
FatherErasmus Eller "Ras" Conner1,2,4,5,3 b. December 7, 1882, d. June 25, 1943
MotherCallie Lee Epperly1,2,4,5,3 b. March 15, 1884, d. August 27, 1957
     Arnel Edward Conner was buried at Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens, 5737 Airport Road NW, Roanoke, Virginia.1,6,3 He was born on July 24, 1913 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.1,2,3 He married Stella Maude King, daughter of William Harris/Horace "Will" King and Iva Gleemore "Ivie" Wimmer, on August 15, 1936 at Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia.1,2,7,8 Arnel Edward Conner died on February 19, 1964 at Roanoke, Virginia, at age 50.1,3

Census Records

1920Dwelling 107, District 101, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia4
1930Dwelling 129, District 11, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia5
1940Dwelling 52, District 32-11, Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia9

Occupation

1940Sawmill propriator9

Family

Stella Maude King b. December 9, 1918, d. June 26, 2009
Marriage*Arnel Edward Conner married Stella Maude King, daughter of William Harris/Horace "Will" King and Iva Gleemore "Ivie" Wimmer, on August 15, 1936 at Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia.1,2,7,8 
Children

Citations

  1. [S757] JoAnne King, "Callie Epperly," e-mail to Scott Schaffer, Mar 14, 2002.
  2. [S55] Montgomery Co., Virginia Court House, Register 2, Montgomery Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  3. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  4. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S2265] Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens, Roanoke VA, online http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&GSln=poff&GSbyrel=in&GSdyrel=in&GSst=48&GScntry=4&GSob=n&GSsr=241&GRid=44634996&CRid=49500&df=all&
  7. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Maude King Conner obituary in the Jul 3, 2009 edition.
  8. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  9. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.

Nellie Evolene Conner1,2

F, b. May 10, 1919, d. August 3, 2001
FatherErasmus Eller "Ras" Conner2,1,3,4 b. December 7, 1882, d. June 25, 1943
MotherCallie Lee Epperly1,2,3,4 b. March 15, 1884, d. August 27, 1957
     Nellie Evolene Conner was buried at Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens, 5737 Airport Road NW, Roanoke, Virginia.1,5 Her Social Security Number was 232-56-6542.6 She was born on May 10, 1919 at Pilot, Montgomery Co., Virginia.1,2,6 She married Otha Lee "O. L." King, son of William Harris/Horace "Will" King and Iva Gleemore "Ivie" Wimmer, on April 16, 1938 at Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia.2,7,1,5,8 As of April 16, 1938,her married name was King. Nellie Evolene Conner died on August 3, 2001 at Roanoke, Virginia, at age 82.5,6,1 She KING, Evolene Conner, 82, of Roanoke, passed away Friday, August 3, 2001. She was the widow of Otha Lee King. Mrs. King was a member of Shenandoah Baptist Church. Evolene enjoyed playing the piano and singing. Surviving are her sons and daughters-in-law, Lloyd J. King and Sue G. King, Randy W. King and JoAnne King; a daughter and son-in-law, Judy K. Henderson and Charles Henderson, all of Roanoke; seven grandchildren, Tracy King, Jeffrey Henderson, Krista Henderson, Michael King, Brian Henderson, Heather King, and Justin King; and a great-grandson, Cody Lee King. Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday, August 5, 2001 from Oakey's North Chapel with the Rev. Albin Crutchfield officiating. Interment will be in Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday at Oakey's North Chapel. on August 4, 2001.5

Census Records

1920Dwelling 107, District 101, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia3
1930Dwelling 129, District 11, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia4

Family

Otha Lee "O. L." King b. March 30, 1915, d. April 20, 1992
Marriage*Nellie Evolene Conner married Otha Lee "O. L." King, son of William Harris/Horace "Will" King and Iva Gleemore "Ivie" Wimmer, on April 16, 1938 at Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia.2,7,1,5,8 
Children
  • Lloyd Junior "L. J." King7,5,1,8
  • Judy Lane King7,5,1,8
  • Randy Wynn King7,5,1

Citations

  1. [S757] JoAnne King, "Callie Epperly," e-mail to Scott Schaffer, Mar 14, 2002.
  2. [S12] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 5, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  3. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Evolene Conner King obituary in the Aug 4, 2001 edition.
  6. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  7. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Otha Lee King obituary in the Apr 21, 1992 edition.
  8. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.

Lewis Clyne Conner1

M, b. February 5, 1925, d. April 6, 1926
FatherErasmus Eller "Ras" Conner1,2,3 b. December 7, 1882, d. June 25, 1943
MotherCallie Lee Epperly1,3 b. March 15, 1884, d. August 27, 1957
     Lewis Clyne Conner was buried at Huffville Union Church Cemetery, Terrys Fork, Floyd Co., Virginia.3 He was born on February 5, 1925 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,3 He died on April 6, 1926 at Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia, at age 1.1,2,3

Citations

  1. [S757] JoAnne King, "Callie Epperly," e-mail to Scott Schaffer, Mar 14, 2002.
  2. [S1569] Funeral records of Mr. Marion Thomas Hall, online http://www.rootsweb.com/~vafloyd/recordsofmarionthomashall.htm
  3. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.

Okey Raymond Conner1,2

M, b. September 22, 1906, d. August 24, 1969
FatherErasmus Eller "Ras" Conner1,3,4,5,2 b. December 7, 1882, d. June 25, 1943
MotherCallie Lee Epperly1,3,4,5,2 b. March 15, 1884, d. August 27, 1957
     His Social Security Number was 226-12-3758.6 Okey Raymond Conner was buried at Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens, 5737 Airport Road NW, Roanoke, Virginia.7,2 He was born on September 22, 1906 at Floyd Co., Virginia.6,2 He married Vada Epperly circa 1928.5,2 Okey Raymond Conner died on August 24, 1969 at Roanoke, Virginia, at age 62.1,2

Census Records

1910Dwelling 94, District 52, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia3
1920Dwelling 107, District 101, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia4
1930Dwelling 129, District 11, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia5
1940Dwelling 123, District 32-15, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia8

Occupation

1930Sawmill laborer5
1940Farmer8

Family

Vada Epperly b. January 25, 1909, d. March 1, 1974
Marriage*Okey Raymond Conner married Vada Epperly circa 1928.5,2 
Child

Citations

  1. [S757] JoAnne King, "Callie Epperly," e-mail to Scott Schaffer, Mar 14, 2002.
  2. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  3. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  7. [S2265] Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens, Roanoke VA, online http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&GSln=poff&GSbyrel=in&GSdyrel=in&GSst=48&GScntry=4&GSob=n&GSsr=241&GRid=44634996&CRid=49500&df=all&
  8. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.

Stella Maude King1,2,3

F, b. December 9, 1918, d. June 26, 2009
FatherWilliam Harris/Horace "Will" King4,1,2,3,5 b. August 24, 1877, d. March 15, 1945
MotherIva Gleemore "Ivie" Wimmer4,1,2,3,5 b. October 30, 1887, d. September 13, 1978
     Stella Maude King was buried at Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens, 5737 Airport Road NW, Roanoke, Virginia.6 She was born on December 9, 1918 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.4,1 She married Arnel Edward Conner, son of Erasmus Eller "Ras" Conner and Callie Lee Epperly, on August 15, 1936 at Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia.4,1,6,7 As of August 15, 1936,her married name was Conner. Stella Maude King died on June 26, 2009 at Virginia at age 90.6 She Maude King Conner, 91, of Roanoke, Va., passed away on Friday, June 26, 2009. She was a member of Huntington Court United Methodist Church for over 40 years. She worked for a number of years at Heironimus, in Crossroads Mall. She was a dedicated wife, mother, grandmother and greatgrandmother. Maude was preceded in death by her husband, Arnel E. Conner; two sisters; and five brothers. She is survived by her sons and daughters-in-law, J. Edward "Ed" and Ruthie W. Conner, of Roanoke, and James A. "Jim" and Donna Conner, of Roanoke; grandchildren, Ginny Oyler and husband, Mark, Julie Roberts and husband, Greg, Angela Fisch and husband, Brian, and Jeffrey Conner and wife, Dori; and great-grandchildren, Austin Oyler, Morgan Oyler, Lauren Fisch, Chase Conner and Camp Conner. Funeral services will be held 3 p.m. on Sunday, July 5, 2009, at Oakey's North Chapel with the Rev. George W. Stewart officiating. The interment will follow in Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens. The family will be receiving friends from 2 to 3 p.m. on Sunday, July 5, 2009, at Oakey's North Chapel, 540-362-1237. on July 3, 2009.6

Census Records

1920Dwelling 94, District 114, Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia2
1930Dwelling 39, District 14, Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia3
1940Dwelling 52, District 32-11, Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia8

Family

Arnel Edward Conner b. July 24, 1913, d. February 19, 1964
Marriage*Stella Maude King married Arnel Edward Conner, son of Erasmus Eller "Ras" Conner and Callie Lee Epperly, on August 15, 1936 at Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia.4,1,6,7 
Children

Citations

  1. [S55] Montgomery Co., Virginia Court House, Register 2, Montgomery Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S757] JoAnne King, "Callie Epperly," e-mail to Scott Schaffer, Mar 14, 2002.
  5. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Weldon Junior King obituary in the Oct 12, 2007 edition.
  6. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Maude King Conner obituary in the Jul 3, 2009 edition.
  7. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  8. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.

Otha Lee "O. L." King1,2,3

M, b. March 30, 1915, d. April 20, 1992
FatherWilliam Harris/Horace "Will" King2,1,4,5,6 b. August 24, 1877, d. March 15, 1945
MotherIva Gleemore "Ivie" Wimmer1,2,4,5,6 b. October 30, 1887, d. September 13, 1978
     His Social Security Number was 233-48-7505.7 Otha Lee "O. L." King was buried at Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens, 5737 Airport Road NW, Roanoke, Virginia.3,2 He was born on March 30, 1915 at Floyd Co., Virginia.7 He married Nellie Evolene Conner, daughter of Erasmus Eller "Ras" Conner and Callie Lee Epperly, on April 16, 1938 at Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia.1,3,2,8,9 Otha Lee "O. L." King died on April 20, 1992 at Roanoke, Virginia, at age 77.7,3,2 He Otha Lee "O.L." King, age 77 of 6813 Greenway Dr., NW, died Monday, April 20, 1992. He was a member of Shenandoah Baptist Church, and was a retired co-owner of K&C Coin Machine Company. He is survived by his wife, Evolene Conner King; two sons and daughters-in-law, Lloyd J. King and wife, Sue; Randy W. King and wife, Jo Anne; one daughter and son-in-law, Judy K. Henderson and husband, Charles; one sister, Mrs. Maude K. Conner; all of Roanoke; three brothers, Herman W. King, Dublin; Raymond W. King and W. Junior King, both of Christiansburg; and seven grandchildren. Funeral services will be conducted from Oakey's North Chapel 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, April 22, with the Rev. Albin P. Crutchfield and the Rev. Richard Osmann officiating. Burial will be in Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens. Friends may call Oakey's North Chapel where the family will receive friends 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. and 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. Tuesday. on April 21, 1992.3

Census Records

1920Dwelling 94, District 114, Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia4
1930Dwelling 39, District 14, Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia5

Family

Nellie Evolene Conner b. May 10, 1919, d. August 3, 2001
Marriage*Otha Lee "O. L." King married Nellie Evolene Conner, daughter of Erasmus Eller "Ras" Conner and Callie Lee Epperly, on April 16, 1938 at Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia.1,3,2,8,9 
Children
  • Lloyd Junior "L. J." King3,2,8,9
  • Judy Lane King3,2,8,9
  • Randy Wynn King3,2,8

Citations

  1. [S12] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 5, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S757] JoAnne King, "Callie Epperly," e-mail to Scott Schaffer, Mar 14, 2002.
  3. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Otha Lee King obituary in the Apr 21, 1992 edition.
  4. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Weldon Junior King obituary in the Oct 12, 2007 edition.
  7. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  8. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Evolene Conner King obituary in the Aug 4, 2001 edition.
  9. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.

Abner A. Lester1

M, b. 1783, d. April, 1871
FatherJohn Lester I2,1 b. January 11, 1751/52, d. January 29, 1825
MotherCatherine Plickenstalver1 b. 1759, d. September 15, 1833
     Abner A. Lester was born in 1783 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.1 He married Rachel West on October 14, 1806 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.2,1 Abner A. Lester died in April, 1871 at Jacksonville, Floyd Co., Virginia.3

Census Records

1820Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia4

Family

Rachel West b. 1788, d. June 20, 1870
Marriage*Abner A. Lester married Rachel West on October 14, 1806 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.2,1 
Children

Citations

  1. [S1016] Essie Fae Lester and Jim Lester (e-mail address), "Lester Family History."
  2. [S280] Anne Lowry Worrell, A Brief of Wills and Marriages in Montgomery and Fincastle Counties, Virginia, 1733-1831.
  3. [S54] Marguerite Tise, The Lester Family of Floyd and Montgomery Co., VA.
  4. [S409] National Archives and Records Administration, 1820 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S33] Surnames of Families of Floyd Co., Virginia, online http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~barbr/zz_main_contents.htm
  6. [S1007] Paula Kelley Ward, "O'Kelley - Seven Generations of Descendants," e-mail to Scott Schaffer, Dec 17, 2003.

Jerry Kyle Cole1,2,3

M, b. June 27, 1875, d. January 29, 1975
FatherHarvey Cole4,1,5 b. September 15, 1826, d. May 13, 1908
MotherCynthia P. Winfrey4,1,5 b. July 31, 1831, d. February 21, 1926
     Jerry Kyle Cole was buried at Cole Cemetery, on the J. Kyle Cole farm, near junction Rts. 612 & 673, Flint/Double Springs area, Floyd Co., Virginia.6,2 He PILOT - Jerry Kyle Cole, age 100, died Wednesday in a Roanoke nursing home. Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Mae Sowers Cole, of Pilot; six daughters, Mrs. N. E. (Elva) Martin, Mrs. E. J. (Effie) Conner, Mrs. H. L. (Dorothy) Martin, all of Roanoke; Mrs. A. F. (Hester) Hoback of Daleville; Mrs. D. W. (Nina) Martin of Check; Mrs. R. L. (Carlene) Nixon of Floyd; two sons, Archie F. Cole of Check; Marvin L. Cole of Piolt; 19 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren. Funeral will be Saturday at 1:00 p.m. at Wood Funeral Home, Floyd, with internment in the Cole Family Cemetery.2 He was born on June 27, 1875 at Floyd Co., Virginia; On his WWI Draft Registration card he listed his birth date as Jun 25, 1875.6,1,3 He married Mae Inez Sowers, daughter of Joseph Dawson Sowers and Lurinda Abbiegill "Abbie" Turner, on February 10, 1898 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,2 Jerry Kyle Cole From an old newspaper article in 1973 "ELDERLY COUPLE TO CELEBRATE" "Mr. and Mrs. J. Kyle Cole of Floyd Co. will observe their 75th wedding anniversary on Feb, 11. Members of the family are planning a party in their honor at the couple's home near Check. Mr. and Mrs. Cole have 8 living children, and one deceased, 19 great grand children, 26 great great-grandchildren. Cole a retired farmer is 97. He was born on the farm on which he and his wife reside. Mrs. Cole was the former Mae Sowers and was 92 on Jan. 30. Mr. Cole is 97. in 1973.7 He died on January 29, 1975 at Roanoke, Virginia, at age 99.6,2

Census Records

1880Dwelling 88, District 29, Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia5
1890Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia8
1900Dwelling 146, District 17, Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia9
1910Dwelling 212, District 50, Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia10
1920Dwelling 98, District 98, Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia11
1930Dwelling 186, District 9, Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia12
1940Dwelling 166, District 32-11, Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia13

Occupation

1900Farmer9
1910Farmer10
1920Farmer11
1930Farmer12
1940Farmer13

Family

Mae Inez Sowers b. January 30, 1881, d. February 12, 1975
Marriage*Jerry Kyle Cole married Mae Inez Sowers, daughter of Joseph Dawson Sowers and Lurinda Abbiegill "Abbie" Turner, on February 10, 1898 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,2 
Children

Citations

  1. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, From the Jerry Kyle Cole obituary in an unknown edition.
  3. [S533] National Archives and Records Administration, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-18.
  4. [S354] Virginia County Clerk of Floyd Co., Floyd Co., Virginia Will Book 02, From the will of Harvey Cole.
  5. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S269] Edgar L. Vest, Cole Family Cemetery, Floyd Co., VA.
  7. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, From a newspaper article in an unknown edition.
  8. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  10. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  11. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  12. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  13. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  14. [S11] Effie King Brown, Descendants of John King 1759-1843.
  15. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Dorothy Cole Martin obituary in the Dec 8, 2001 edition.
  16. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Effie Cole Conner obituary in the Apr 30, 2001 edition.
  17. [S599] Sr. Robert Somerville Radford Yates, A History of John Yeardley Yates of Pittsylvania and Patrick Counties, Virginia.
  18. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Eva Carlene Nixon obituary in the Feb 11, 2012 edition.
  19. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  20. [S12] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 5, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  21. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the George Kyle Cole obituary in the Apr 2, 2007 edition.
  22. [S13] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 6, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.

James Edward Prater1,2,3,4,5

M, b. November, 1866, d. January 31, 1926
     James Edward Prater was born in November, 1866 at Franklin Co., Virginia.1,2 He married Sarah Jane Carr, daughter of William Oliver Carr and Emeline Conner, on December 9, 1886 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,3 James Edward Prater died on January 31, 1926 at Oak Hill, Fayette Co., West Virginia, at age 59.5

Census Records

1900Dwelling 744, District 12, Fayetteville, Fayette Co., West Virginia2
1910Dwelling 387, District 14, Fayetteville, Fayette Co., West Virginia4
1920Dwelling 190, District 23, Fayetteville, Fayette Co., West Virginia6

Occupation

1900Farm laborer2
1910Coal mine laborer4
1920Tipple laborer6

Family

Sarah Jane Carr b. February 23, 1866
Marriage*James Edward Prater married Sarah Jane Carr, daughter of William Oliver Carr and Emeline Conner, on December 9, 1886 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,3 
Children

Citations

  1. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S866] Wilshire Tree, online http://awt.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=:2701414&id=I553511630
  4. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the James Edward Prater death record.
  6. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Will Prater death certificate.
  8. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Prater-Carter marriage record.
  9. [S1904] Marion Star, The, From the Dewey Prater obituary in the Jun 6, 1963 edition.
  10. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Sam Prater death certificate.
  11. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Prater-Argabright marriage record.
  12. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Prater-Fisher marriage record.
  13. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  14. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Harry Prater death certificate.
  15. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Prater-Lavinder marriage record.
  16. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Prater-Lewis marriage record.

Mae Inez Sowers1

F, b. January 30, 1881, d. February 12, 1975
FatherJoseph Dawson Sowers2,1 b. November 3, 1829, d. May 4, 1907
MotherLurinda Abbiegill "Abbie" Turner2,1 b. February 12, 1852, d. May 22, 1928
     Mae Inez Sowers was buried at Cole Cemetery, on the J. Kyle Cole farm, near junction Rts. 612 & 673, Flint/Double Springs area, Floyd Co., Virginia.3 She was born on January 30, 1881 at Floyd Co., Virginia.3,1 She married Jerry Kyle Cole, son of Harvey Cole and Cynthia P. Winfrey, on February 10, 1898 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,4 As of February 10, 1898,her married name was Cole. Mae Inez Sowers died on February 12, 1975 at Roanoke, Virginia, at age 94.3

Census Records

1890Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia5
1900Dwelling 146, District 17, Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia6
1910Dwelling 212, District 50, Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia7
1920Dwelling 98, District 98, Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia8
1930Dwelling 186, District 9, Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia9
1940Dwelling 166, District 32-11, Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia10

Family

Jerry Kyle Cole b. June 27, 1875, d. January 29, 1975
Marriage*Mae Inez Sowers married Jerry Kyle Cole, son of Harvey Cole and Cynthia P. Winfrey, on February 10, 1898 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,4 
Children

Citations

  1. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S116] Floyd Press, From the Lurinda Abbiegill Sowers obituary in the Jul 12, 1928 edition.
  3. [S269] Edgar L. Vest, Cole Family Cemetery, Floyd Co., VA.
  4. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, From the Jerry Kyle Cole obituary in an unknown edition.
  5. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  10. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  11. [S11] Effie King Brown, Descendants of John King 1759-1843.
  12. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Dorothy Cole Martin obituary in the Dec 8, 2001 edition.
  13. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Effie Cole Conner obituary in the Apr 30, 2001 edition.
  14. [S599] Sr. Robert Somerville Radford Yates, A History of John Yeardley Yates of Pittsylvania and Patrick Counties, Virginia.
  15. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Eva Carlene Nixon obituary in the Feb 11, 2012 edition.
  16. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  17. [S12] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 5, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  18. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the George Kyle Cole obituary in the Apr 2, 2007 edition.
  19. [S13] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 6, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.

Samuel Harvey "Harvey S." Smith1,2,3,4

M, b. May 28, 1858, d. June 30, 1939
FatherPeter Smith2,5,3,6 b. April 12, 1817, d. after 1892
MotherChina Wilson2,5,3,6 b. 1821, d. January 4, 1891
     Samuel Harvey "Harvey S." Smith was buried at Huffville Union Church Cemetery, Terrys Fork, Floyd Co., Virginia.1 He was born on May 28, 1858 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,3 He married Nancy Margaret "Maggie" Carr, daughter of William Oliver Carr and Emeline Conner, on December 11, 1890 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2 Samuel Harvey "Harvey S." Smith married Ida Belle Maxey on February 11, 1920 at Floyd Co., Virginia.6 Samuel Harvey "Harvey S." Smith died on June 30, 1939 at Montgomery Co., Virginia, at age 81.7

Census Records

1910Dwelling 295, District 15, Fayetteville, Fayette Co., West Virginia8
1920Dwelling 103, District 101, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., VirginiaEnumerated as a lodger in the household of Samuel Maxey9
1920Dwelling 138, District 17, Fayetteville, Fayette Co., West Virginia9
1930Dwelling 74, District 2, Alleghany, Montgomery Co., Virginia10

Occupation

1890Farmer2
1910Woodman8
1920Farmer9
1920Coal mine timberman9
1930Farmer10

Family 1

Nancy Margaret "Maggie" Carr b. March 29, 1870, d. before January 15, 1920
Marriage*Samuel Harvey "Harvey S." Smith married Nancy Margaret "Maggie" Carr, daughter of William Oliver Carr and Emeline Conner, on December 11, 1890 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2 
Children

Family 2

Ida Belle Maxey b. circa 1883
Marriage*Samuel Harvey "Harvey S." Smith married Ida Belle Maxey on February 11, 1920 at Floyd Co., Virginia.6 

Citations

  1. [S292] Rena Worthen & Margarette Tynan, Floyd Co. Virginia Cemetery Inscriptions, Volume 1.
  2. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  3. [S867] Fluor and Tise, 1853-1872 Birth and Death Records, Floyd Co., VA.
  4. [S1609] Teresa Unknown via Judy Blackwell and Mary Conner Williams, "William Sanders - Alice Smith," e-mail to Scott Schaffer, Mar 27, 2008.
  5. [S325] Beth Fridley, Floyd Co., Virginia, Birth Records, 1853-1873.
  6. [S2415] Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940, online https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://hr-search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1708698
  7. [S1569] Funeral records of Mr. Marion Thomas Hall, online http://www.rootsweb.com/~vafloyd/recordsofmarionthomashall.htm
  8. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  10. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  11. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Joshua Hosely Smith death certificate.
  12. [S7848] Unknown agency, U.S., Army Transport Service, Passenger Lists, 1910-1939.
  13. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Lawhorn-Smith marriage record.
  14. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Sanders-Smith marriage record.