John Fleming Furrow1,2,3

M, b. April 18, 1840, d. August 28, 1863
FatherAdam Furrow1,4 b. September 27, 1815, d. September 22, 1865
MotherEliza Elizabeth Poff1,4 b. January 11, 1819, d. November 18, 1883
     John Fleming Furrow Served in the VA Fifty-fourth Infantry.3 He was buried at Oak Woods Cemetery, 1035 East 67th Street, Chicago, Cook Co., Illinois.5 He was born on April 18, 1840 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2 He died on August 28, 1863 at Camp Douglas, Chicago, Cook Co., Illinois, at age 23; Died during the Civil War. Buried in the Confederate mound.2,5,6

Census Records

1850Dwelling 225, District 15, Floyd Co., Virginia1
1860Dwelling 455, Floyd Co., Virginia4

Occupation

1860Farmer4

Citations

  1. [S153] National Archives and Records Administration, 1850 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S657] George Pauff - Anna Merchant, online http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~poff/f0637.htm
  3. [S5911] National Archives and Records Administration, U.S., Confederate Soldiers Compiled Service Records, 1861-1865.
  4. [S301] National Archives and Records Administration, 1860 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S5912] Oak Woods Cemetery, Cook Co., IL, online http://www.findagrave.com/
  6. [S6393] Logan Reed Jennings, "The Poffs of Floyd County, Virginia."

Nancy A. Moore1

F, b. circa 1804, d. circa 1894
FatherPeter Moore
     Nancy A. Moore was born circa 1804 at Virginia. She married Joel Sweeney/Swinney, son of Benjamin "Ben" Sweeney/Swinney, on November 1, 1824 at Franklin Co., Virginia.1 As of November 1, 1824,her married name was Sweeney/Swinney. Nancy A. Moore died circa 1894.

Family

Joel Sweeney/Swinney b. circa February, 1789, d. December 27, 1858
Marriage*She married Joel Sweeney/Swinney, son of Benjamin "Ben" Sweeney/Swinney, on November 1, 1824 at Franklin Co., Virginia.1 
Child

Citations

  1. [S437] Jordan R. Dodd, Virginia Marriages, 1740-1850.

Benjamin "Ben" Sweeney/Swinney

M, b. circa 1760, d. circa December, 1823
     Benjamin "Ben" Sweeney/Swinney Benjamin was a preacher in Franklin Co., Virginia, for the Methodist Episcopal Church, as listed in "Virginia Court Order Bk. 4" Pg. 127. By 1805, Benjamin owned land along Nicholas Creek, as does his father, Edmund of Prince Edward Co., Virginia. Benjamin's will is in Will Book 2, (1812-1825) pg. 329 of Franklin Co., Virginia. In the 1810 census of Franklin Co., Benjamin is listed in the 26 to 45 year age group. This would mean he was born between 1765 and 1784. In July and August of 1791, Pittsylvania Co., Virginia, Benjamin brought suit against Redmond Cody, and was awarded 2 pound, 2 shillings, and 6 pence. His witness for the July session was Rubin Compton, a neighbor. Will of Benjamin Sweeney, 1823 Franklin County Will Book 2, Page 529, 1812-1825 In the name of God Amen I Benjamin Sweeney of the County of Franklin and state of Virginia being very weak in body but of perfect mind and memory thanks be given unto God calling unto mind the mortality of my body and knowing that it is appointed for all men once to die do make ordain this my last will and Testament and as touching such worldly estate wherewith it does god to bless me in this life I give demand and dispose of the same in the following manner and form. First I give and bequeath as much of personally property as will discharge all just and lawful debts. Item I give and bequeath unto Elizabeth Sweeney my dearly and beloved wife all my real and personal property to be for her benefit during her life or widowhood. If the said Elizabeth Sweeney should marry the said estate is to be the personally part is to be equally divided between Joel and Jonathan Sweeney. The lands at the death or the marriage of their mother is to be divided between Joel and Jonathan Sweeney. Joel Sweeney is to have the upper part of the said land lying on the north side of the said land. The dividing line between Joel and Jonathan Sweeney is to begin at the level towards the hollow field and a chestnut tree and thence from the chestnut north east and south west from the same. Item I give also unto Rebacca Moore the wife of William Moore five dollars to be paid out of my personalty estate if it remains at the end of her mothers widowhood or decease. Item I also give unto Ann Sweeney one bed and furniture to be her lawful right and property and one little wheel and cotton cards. I likewise constitute make and ordain Abraham Jones and Moses Jinney the executors of this my last will and testament and I do hereby utterly disallow and revoke and disamerict and every other former wills legacies and execution by me in any wise named and confirming this and no other to be my last will and testament. In willingness whereby I have hereunto set my hand and seal seventh day of November in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and twenty three. Benjamin Sweeney (seal) Test. John Knoles Joel Sweeney Johnnathan Sweeney At a court held for Franklin County at the Courthouse the 5th day of January 1824. This last will and Testament of Benajmin Swinney, deceased was produced in Court by Moses Jinney and of the Executor herein named and proved by the oath of Joel Swinney and Jonathan Swinney two of the subseriting witnesses hereto and ordered to be recorded. And on the motion of the Said Moses Jinney who made oath according the law and together with John Jones his security entered into and acknowledged his hand on the penalty of four hundred dollars certificate is granted him for obtaining a probate thereof in due form liberty being reserved to Abraham Jones the other executor herein named to join in the probate when ever he shall think fit. Teste Caleb Tate cfc. He was born circa 1760 at Ireland? He died circa December, 1823 at Endicott, Franklin Co., Virginia.

Family

Children

Benjamin Sweeney/Swinney1

M, b. November 23, 1832, d. August 8, 1882
FatherJonathan "Jack" Sweeney/Swinney2 b. 1804, d. after 1885
MotherDicey Parker b. 1807, d. after 1870
     Benjamin Sweeney/Swinney was born on November 23, 1832 at Franklin Co., Virginia. He married Catherine "Fanny" Underwood on July 7, 1853 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1 Benjamin Sweeney/Swinney died on August 8, 1882 at Floyd Co., Virginia, at age 49; Died of consumption.2

Family

Catherine "Fanny" Underwood b. March 30, 1832, d. March 18, 1922
Marriage*He married Catherine "Fanny" Underwood on July 7, 1853 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1 
Children

Citations

  1. [S42] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 2, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S33] Surnames of Families of Floyd Co., Virginia, online http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~barbr/zz_main_contents.htm
  3. [S78] The Lykins Family Of New Sweden, online http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~lykins/html/ourfamil.html
  4. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  5. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Hannah Hall death certificate.

Catherine "Fanny" Underwood1,2

F, b. March 30, 1832, d. March 18, 1922
     Catherine "Fanny" Underwood was buried at Hall Cemetery, Hall's Ridge Road, Princeton, Mercer Co., West Virginia.2 She was born on March 30, 1832 at Stuart, Patrick Co., Virginia.2 She married Benjamin Sweeney/Swinney, son of Jonathan "Jack" Sweeney/Swinney and Dicey Parker, on July 7, 1853 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1 As of July 7, 1853,her married name was Sweeney/Swinney. Catherine "Fanny" Underwood died on March 18, 1922 at Princeton, Mercer Co., West Virginia, at age 89.2

Census Records

1920Dwelling 17, District 85, Oakvale, Mercer Co., West VirginiaEnumerated in the household of her son-in-law Byrd Hall in the 1920 Census.3

Family

Benjamin Sweeney/Swinney b. November 23, 1832, d. August 8, 1882
Marriage*Catherine "Fanny" Underwood married Benjamin Sweeney/Swinney, son of Jonathan "Jack" Sweeney/Swinney and Dicey Parker, on July 7, 1853 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1 
Children

Citations

  1. [S42] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 2, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S2244] Hall Cemetery, Halls Ridge Road, Mercer Co., WV, online http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&GScid=78563&GRid=33086264&CRid=78563&CScnty=3091&CSsr=161&
  3. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S78] The Lykins Family Of New Sweden, online http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~lykins/html/ourfamil.html
  5. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  6. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Hannah Hall death certificate.

Jonathan "Jack" Sweeney/Swinney1

M, b. 1804, d. after 1885
FatherBenjamin "Ben" Sweeney/Swinney b. circa 1760, d. circa December, 1823
     Jonathan "Jack" Sweeney/Swinney was born in 1804 at Franklin Co., Virginia. He married Dicey Parker on September 5, 1828 at Franklin Co., Virginia.1 Jonathan "Jack" Sweeney/Swinney died after 1885 at Floyd Co., Virginia.

Family

Dicey Parker b. 1807, d. after 1870
Marriage*He married Dicey Parker on September 5, 1828 at Franklin Co., Virginia.1 
Child

Citations

  1. [S437] Jordan R. Dodd, Virginia Marriages, 1740-1850.
  2. [S33] Surnames of Families of Floyd Co., Virginia, online http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~barbr/zz_main_contents.htm

Anne Mary "Annie" King1,2,3

F, b. November 1, 1904, d. June 7, 1980
FatherThomas Merritt King1,4,5,2,6,3 b. March 3, 1856, d. December 26, 1928
MotherMartha Ann "Mattie" Yates1,4,5,2,6,7,3 b. November 21, 1868, d. February 24, 1951
     Her Social Security Number was 225-64-0359.8 Anne Mary "Annie" King was buried at Restvale Cemetery, Rt. 221, Check, Floyd Co., Virginia.1,9,3 She Never married.1 She was born on November 1, 1904 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,9,8,2,3 She died on June 7, 1980 at Roanoke, Virginia, at age 75.1,9,2,3

Census Records

1910Dwelling 150, District 53, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia4
1920Dwelling 133, District 102, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia5
1940Dwelling 15, District 32-15, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia7

Citations

  1. [S11] Effie King Brown, Descendants of John King 1759-1843.
  2. [S599] Sr. Robert Somerville Radford Yates, A History of John Yeardley Yates of Pittsylvania and Patrick Counties, Virginia.
  3. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  4. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Effie King Brown obituary in the May 7, 2012 edition.
  7. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  9. [S104] Billy and Juanita Grice, Cemeteries in Floyd County.

Dicey Parker1

F, b. 1807, d. after 1870
     Dicey Parker was born in 1807 at Franklin Co., Virginia. She married Jonathan "Jack" Sweeney/Swinney, son of Benjamin "Ben" Sweeney/Swinney, on September 5, 1828 at Franklin Co., Virginia.1 As of September 5, 1828,her married name was Sweeney/Swinney.1 Dicey Parker died after 1870 at Floyd Co., Virginia.

Family

Jonathan "Jack" Sweeney/Swinney b. 1804, d. after 1885
Marriage*She married Jonathan "Jack" Sweeney/Swinney, son of Benjamin "Ben" Sweeney/Swinney, on September 5, 1828 at Franklin Co., Virginia.1 
Child

Citations

  1. [S437] Jordan R. Dodd, Virginia Marriages, 1740-1850.

James Cannaday1

M, b. 1750, d. February, 1817
FatherWilliam Cannaday b. circa 1730, d. 1801
MotherNancy Unknown
     James Cannaday was buried at Elsie Jones Cemetery, Rt. 793, near Endicott Assembly of God Church, Franklin Co., Virginia; His tombstone reads "Pvt. Wallace's Regt. 3 VA Inf Rev. War."1 He James Cannaday fought under General Greene in the Revolution, in the 3rd Virginia Regiment, in Captain Gustavus Brown Wallace's Company. James and Elizabeth (Rakes) Cannaday owned about 500 acres of land, two hundred of which is now under water at the Philpot Reservoir. The Cannaday family lived in the western part of Franklin Co., Virginia. The homestead was originally of log construction and is now covered with wood boards. It is in poor condition, but was still standing in 1998, making it over 200 years old. The present owner is a Rakes, who grew up in the area. An old cemetery is on top of the hill behind the home, and this is possibly where the Cannadays are both buried. The home is on Runnet Bag Road, named after the creek running next to it, in a rural area, south of Rocky Mount, Virginia. At one time, James Cannaday's land stretched from Runnet Bag Creek to Otter Creek, down to the Smith River. James' will is in "Will Book 2" Pg. 169, Rocky Mount, Franklin Co., Virginia. He was born in 1750 at Buckinghamshire, England.1 He married Elizabeth "Betty" Raikes/Rakes circa 1787 at England. James Cannaday died in February, 1817 at Franklin Co., Virginia.

Family

Elizabeth "Betty" Raikes/Rakes
Marriage*He married Elizabeth "Betty" Raikes/Rakes circa 1787 at England. 
Children

Citations

  1. [S294] Franklin County Historical Society, Franklin County, VA Cemeteries.

Elizabeth "Betty" Raikes/Rakes

F
     Elizabeth "Betty" Raikes/Rakes was born at England. She died at Franklin Co., Virginia. She married James Cannaday, son of William Cannaday and Nancy Unknown, circa 1787 at England. As of circa 1787,her married name was Cannaday.

Family

James Cannaday b. 1750, d. February, 1817
Marriage*Elizabeth "Betty" Raikes/Rakes married James Cannaday, son of William Cannaday and Nancy Unknown, circa 1787 at England. 
Children

William Cannaday1

M, b. circa 1730, d. 1801
     William Cannaday was born circa 1730 at England.1 He married Nancy Unknown circa 1748.1 William Cannaday died in 1801 at Franklin Co., Virginia.1

Family

Nancy Unknown
Marriage*He married Nancy Unknown circa 1748.1 
Children

Citations

  1. [S22] FamilySearch Internet Search, online http://www.familysearch.org/Eng/Search/frameset_search.asp

Peter Moore

M
FatherIsaac Moore b. August 10, 1789, d. May 1, 1875
MotherNancy Howard b. May 5, 1792, d. December 26, 1862

Family

Child

Ruby Merritt King1

F, b. June 21, 1907, d. July 24, 1907
FatherThomas Merritt King1,2 b. March 3, 1856, d. December 26, 1928
MotherMartha Ann "Mattie" Yates1,2 b. November 21, 1868, d. February 24, 1951
     Ruby Merritt King was buried at Yates Family Cemetery, near Stonewall Church, one-half mile off 4366 Rt. 221 N., Floyd Co., Virginia.1,2 She was born on June 21, 1907 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2 She died on July 24, 1907 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,2

Citations

  1. [S11] Effie King Brown, Descendants of John King 1759-1843.
  2. [S402] Mary Conner Williams, Yates Cemetery, Floyd Co., VA.

George Reed1

M, b. November 8, 1783, d. November 12, 1837
FatherHumphrey Reed Sr.1 b. December 23, 1758, d. 1829
MotherPamelia Unknown1
     George Reed was born on November 8, 1783 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.2 He married Elizabeth Anna Altizer before 1809 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.2 George Reed died on November 12, 1837 at Floyd Co., Virginia, at age 54.2

Family

Elizabeth Anna Altizer b. September 9, 1786, d. 1858
Marriage*He married Elizabeth Anna Altizer before 1809 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.2 
Child

Citations

  1. [S196] Clarence Sanderson, George A. Reed and George W. Reed in "Floyd Co., Virginia Listserve," listserve message Dec 3, 2003.
  2. [S545] Barb Stanley, Andrew A. Reed in "Floyd Co., Virginia Listserve," listserve message May 15, 2004.
  3. [S33] Surnames of Families of Floyd Co., Virginia, online http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~barbr/zz_main_contents.htm
  4. [S306] Ora Belle Mayberry McColman and Others, Emera Altizer of Montgomery Co., VA and Some of his Descendants 1736-1997.

Elizabeth Anna Altizer

F, b. September 9, 1786, d. 1858
     Elizabeth Anna Altizer was born on September 9, 1786 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.1 As of 1800,her married name was Reed. She married George Reed, son of Humphrey Reed Sr. and Pamelia Unknown, before 1809 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.1 Elizabeth Anna Altizer died in 1858 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2

Family

George Reed b. November 8, 1783, d. November 12, 1837
Marriage*She married George Reed, son of Humphrey Reed Sr. and Pamelia Unknown, before 1809 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.1 
Child

Citations

  1. [S545] Barb Stanley, Andrew A. Reed in "Floyd Co., Virginia Listserve," listserve message May 15, 2004.
  2. [S196] Clarence Sanderson, George A. Reed and George W. Reed in "Floyd Co., Virginia Listserve," listserve message Dec 3, 2003.
  3. [S33] Surnames of Families of Floyd Co., Virginia, online http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~barbr/zz_main_contents.htm

Jonathan Akers1,2

M, b. circa 1768, d. December 11, 1827
FatherBlackburn Akers Sr. b. circa 1730/31, d. 1796
     Jonathan Akers was born circa 1768 at Buckingham Co., Virginia. He married Hannah Howard, daughter of William Howard and Hannah Psalter, on March 25, 1795 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.1 Jonathan Akers died on December 11, 1827 at Franklin Co., Virginia.

Census Records

1820Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia2

Family

Hannah Howard
Marriage*Jonathan Akers married Hannah Howard, daughter of William Howard and Hannah Psalter, on March 25, 1795 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.1 

Citations

  1. [S280] Anne Lowry Worrell, A Brief of Wills and Marriages in Montgomery and Fincastle Counties, Virginia, 1733-1831.
  2. [S409] National Archives and Records Administration, 1820 United States Federal Census.

Blackburn Akers Sr.

M, b. circa 1730/31, d. 1796
     Blackburn Akers Sr. was born circa 1730/31. He died in 1796 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.

Family

Children

Sadie Gray Yates1

F, b. October 13, 1897, d. April 29, 1929
FatherJohn William Anthony Yates2,3,1,4 b. December 8, 1872, d. August 21, 1943
MotherLeanora "Nora" Anglin2,3,1,4 b. November 8, 1874, d. August 13, 1915
     Sadie Gray Yates was born on October 13, 1897 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,5 She married Frederick William "Fred" Tice, son of Andrew Jackson Tice and Mary Tobiatha Snuffer, on March 15, 1919 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1 As of March 15, 1919,her married name was Tice.1 Sadie Gray Yates died on April 29, 1929 at age 31.5

Census Records

1900Dwelling 269, District 18, Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia2
1910Dwelling 105, District 50, Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia4
1920Dwelling 82, District 48, Ward 3, Milwaukee, Milwaukee Co., Wisconsin6

Family

Frederick William "Fred" Tice b. December 10, 1885, d. January, 1968
Marriage*Sadie Gray Yates married Frederick William "Fred" Tice, son of Andrew Jackson Tice and Mary Tobiatha Snuffer, on March 15, 1919 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1 

Citations

  1. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S599] Sr. Robert Somerville Radford Yates, A History of John Yeardley Yates of Pittsylvania and Patrick Counties, Virginia.
  4. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S22] FamilySearch Internet Search, online http://www.familysearch.org/Eng/Search/frameset_search.asp
  6. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.

Grace Olla "Gracie" Moran1

F, b. November 8, 1901, d. December 1, 1977
FatherSamuel Lee Moran1 b. February 22, 1877, d. February 28, 1960
MotherLillie C. Poage1 b. February, 1881, d. October 8, 1904
     Grace Olla "Gracie" Moran was buried at Restvale Cemetery, Rt. 221, Check, Floyd Co., Virginia.2 She CHECK - Mrs. Grace Moran Sowers, age 76, died at her home Thursday, December 1, 1977. Surviving are her husband, Vollie Sowers, Check; one daughter, Mrs. Lucille Coates, Bumpass; three sons, Marvin Sowers, Arnold Sowers, both of Copper Hill; Norman Sowers, Check; 14 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren. Funeral was held Saturday, December 3, 1977, at 11:00 a.m. at Wood Funeral Home, Floyd, with Elder Roy Agee and Elder Lane Carter officiating. Interment in Salem Church Cemetery.3 She was born on November 8, 1901 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.2,1 She married Valentine T. "Vollie" Sowers, son of Eld. Frazier Tuggle Sowers and Flora Ann Martin, on February 28, 1920 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,3 As of February 28, 1920,her married name was Sowers. Grace Olla "Gracie" Moran died on December 1, 1977 at Check, Floyd Co., Virginia, at age 76.2,3

Census Records

1930Dwelling 295, District 4, Big Lick, Roanoke Co., Virginia4
1940Dwelling 85, District 32-15, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia5

Family

Valentine T. "Vollie" Sowers b. June 11, 1899, d. February 15, 1987
Marriage*Grace Olla "Gracie" Moran married Valentine T. "Vollie" Sowers, son of Eld. Frazier Tuggle Sowers and Flora Ann Martin, on February 28, 1920 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,3 
Children

Citations

  1. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S104] Billy and Juanita Grice, Cemeteries in Floyd County.
  3. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, From the Grace Moran Sowers obituary in an undated edition.
  4. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S13] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 6, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  7. [S10] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 7, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  8. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Norman Sowers obituary in the Jun 6, 2007 edition.
  9. [S331] William Lindsay Lawrence, Judy G. Blackwell, Erma C. Sowers, and Mabel Collins Willis Ora Belle Mayberry McColeman, Descendants of Elder John Lawrence.

Etta Gaye Conner1

F, b. September 30, 1904, d. December 9, 1904
FatherJasper Conner2 b. October 20, 1879, d. October 11, 1957
MotherElizabeth Ann "Betty" Bowles2 b. March 17, 1883, d. March 31, 1981
     Etta Gaye Conner was buried at Head of the River Cemetery (also known as Salem Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery), Rt. 221, Check, Floyd Co., Virginia.1 She was born on September 30, 1904 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1 She died on December 9, 1904 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1

Citations

  1. [S104] Billy and Juanita Grice, Cemeteries in Floyd County.
  2. [S349] Erma C. Sowers, A Report on the Descendants of Henry Iddings and Abigail Richardson.

William Howard1

M, b. April 14, 1727, d. September 15, 1815
     William Howard was buried at Howard Cemetery, Rt. 600 to Rt. 177 to Piney Woods Road, first driveway on right, Childress, Montgomery Co., Virginia.1 He married Hannah Psalter at England. William Howard was born on April 14, 1727 at Yorkshire, England. He died on September 15, 1815 at Montgomery Co., Virginia, at age 88.

Family

Hannah Psalter b. 1738, d. 1810
Marriage*He married Hannah Psalter at England. 
Children
  • Ruth Howard
  • Hannah Howard

Citations

  1. [S282] Rhonda Smith, Howard Cemetery, Childress, Montgomery Co., VA.

Hannah Psalter

F, b. 1738, d. 1810
     Hannah Psalter married William Howard at England. Hannah Psalter was buried at Howard Cemetery, Rt. 600 to Rt. 177 to Piney Woods Road, first driveway on right, Childress, Montgomery Co., Virginia.1 Her married name was Howard. She was born in 1738 at England.1 She died in 1810.1

Family

William Howard b. April 14, 1727, d. September 15, 1815
Marriage*She married William Howard at England. 
Children
  • Ruth Howard
  • Hannah Howard

Citations

  1. [S282] Rhonda Smith, Howard Cemetery, Childress, Montgomery Co., VA.

Andrew Jackson Lucas1

M, b. June 18, 1843, d. March 12, 1921
FatherWilson Lucas1 b. November 6, 1794, d. May, 1864
MotherMary Catherine Webb1 b. 1805, d. after 1881
     Andrew Jackson Lucas was buried at Wilson Cemetery, Daniel's Run Road (Rt. 661), Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia.2,3 He was born on June 18, 1843 at Riner, Montgomery Co., Virginia.3,1 He married Priscilla Altizer, daughter of Elias Reed "Ale" Altizer and Rachel Dulaney, on July 14, 1864 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.1 Andrew Jackson Lucas died on March 12, 1921 at Floyd Co., Virginia, at age 77.2,3,1

Census Records

1890Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia4
1920Dwelling 163, District 101, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., VirginiaEnumerated in the household of his son Trigg5

Family

Priscilla Altizer b. February 17, 1844, d. March 1, 1930
Marriage*Andrew Jackson Lucas married Priscilla Altizer, daughter of Elias Reed "Ale" Altizer and Rachel Dulaney, on July 14, 1864 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.1 
Children

Citations

  1. [S306] Ora Belle Mayberry McColman and Others, Emera Altizer of Montgomery Co., VA and Some of his Descendants 1736-1997.
  2. [S292] Rena Worthen & Margarette Tynan, Floyd Co. Virginia Cemetery Inscriptions, Volume 1.
  3. [S920] Paul Craghead, Wilson Cemetery, Floyd Co., VA.
  4. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  7. [S349] Erma C. Sowers, A Report on the Descendants of Henry Iddings and Abigail Richardson.
  8. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  9. [S12] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 5, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  10. [S3597] Taylor Family Tree, online http://trees.ancestry.com/tree/11118195/person/-206287613
  11. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.

Priscilla Altizer1

F, b. February 17, 1844, d. March 1, 1930
FatherElias Reed "Ale" Altizer1 b. March, 1812, d. November 9, 1900
MotherRachel Dulaney1 b. October, 1818, d. July 18, 1903
     Priscilla Altizer was buried at Wilson Cemetery, Daniel's Run Road (Rt. 661), Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia.2,3 She was born on February 17, 1844 at Simpsons, Floyd Co., Virginia; The Altizer book has a birth date of Feb 14, 1844.2,3,1 She married Andrew Jackson Lucas, son of Wilson Lucas and Mary Catherine Webb, on July 14, 1864 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.1 As of July 14, 1864,her married name was Lucas. Priscilla Altizer died on March 1, 1930 at Floyd Co., Virginia, at age 86; The Marion Thomas Hall funeral records have a death date of Mar 2, 1930.2,3,1,4

Census Records

1890Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia5
1920Dwelling 163, District 101, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., VirginiaEnumerated in the household of her son Trigg6

Family

Andrew Jackson Lucas b. June 18, 1843, d. March 12, 1921
Marriage*Priscilla Altizer married Andrew Jackson Lucas, son of Wilson Lucas and Mary Catherine Webb, on July 14, 1864 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.1 
Children

Citations

  1. [S306] Ora Belle Mayberry McColman and Others, Emera Altizer of Montgomery Co., VA and Some of his Descendants 1736-1997.
  2. [S292] Rena Worthen & Margarette Tynan, Floyd Co. Virginia Cemetery Inscriptions, Volume 1.
  3. [S920] Paul Craghead, Wilson Cemetery, Floyd Co., VA.
  4. [S1569] Funeral records of Mr. Marion Thomas Hall, online http://www.rootsweb.com/~vafloyd/recordsofmarionthomashall.htm
  5. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  8. [S349] Erma C. Sowers, A Report on the Descendants of Henry Iddings and Abigail Richardson.
  9. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  10. [S12] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 5, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  11. [S3597] Taylor Family Tree, online http://trees.ancestry.com/tree/11118195/person/-206287613
  12. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.

Hester Virginia King1

F, b. December 22, 1879, d. January 12, 1880
FatherThomas Merritt King1,2 b. March 3, 1856, d. December 26, 1928
MotherSarah Elizabeth "Sally" Yates1,2 b. May 3, 1860, d. November 16, 1889
     Hester Virginia King was buried at Yates Family Cemetery, near Stonewall Church, one-half mile off 4366 Rt. 221 N., Floyd Co., Virginia.3 She was born on December 22, 1879 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,3 She died on January 12, 1880 at Floyd Co., Virginia.3

Census Records

1880Dwelling 246, District 30, Floyd Co., Virginia2

Citations

  1. [S11] Effie King Brown, Descendants of John King 1759-1843.
  2. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S402] Mary Conner Williams, Yates Cemetery, Floyd Co., VA.

John Valentine Cole Sr.1,2

M, b. September 21, 1806, d. September 6, 1889
FatherDavid Cole b. 1775, d. 1830
MotherRachel Thrash b. 1780, d. March 26, 1870
     John Valentine Cole Sr. was buried at Zion Hill Baptist Church Cemetery, Leicester, Buncombe Co., North Carolina.2 He married Lucinda Cody.2 John Valentine Cole Sr. was born on September 21, 1806 at Buncombe Co., North Carolina.2 He died on September 6, 1889 at age 82.2

Family 1

Lucinda Cody b. July 6, 1806, d. July 29, 1891
Marriage*He married Lucinda Cody.2 
Child

Family 2

Child

Citations

  1. [S748] Janice Smyth, Newfound Baptist Church Cemetery, Leicester, Buncombe Co., NC.
  2. [S3224] Zion Hill Baptist Church Cemetery, Buncombe Co., NC, online http://www.findagrave.com
  3. [S3225] Dix Creek Chapel UM Church Cemetery, Buncombe Co., NC, online http://www.findagrave.com
  4. [S20] Katherine Faye Kabot, "John V. Cole," e-mail to Scott Schaffer, Nov, 2002 and Feb, 2003.