Olive Eugene/Eugenia Vest1,2

F, b. September 13, 1906, d. May 1, 2007
FatherPeter Samuel Vest1,3,2,4,5,6,7,8 b. May 16, 1884, d. April 7, 1975
MotherDoshia I. Hale1,2,4,5 b. October 20, 1884, d. May 1, 1911
     Olive Eugene/Eugenia Vest was buried at Restvale Cemetery, Rt. 221, Check, Floyd Co., Virginia.4 She was born on September 13, 1906 at Floyd Co., Virginia.9,2,1 She married Ercil Compton Austin, son of Jessie Vinton R. Austin and Nannie Gay Clower, on July 18, 1928 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,10,3,2,4 As of July 18, 1928,her married name was Austin. Olive Eugene/Eugenia Vest died on May 1, 2007 at Virginia at age 100.4 She Olive Vest Austin, 100, of Copper Hill, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, May 1, 2007. She was preceded in death by her husband, Ercil C. Austin, her son, Ercil Wayne Austin, her parents, Peter and Dosha Vest, her brother, Elliott Vest, her daughter-in-law, Louise Austin, and her son-in-law, William Whitlock. Olive loved to quilt and sew. She was a member of the Home Demonstration Club for many years. She loved flowers and enjoyed cooking and gardening. She was always giving as gifts the things she created. Through the years, she and her husband attended and enjoyed services at Primitive Baptist Churches, and had many meals in their home for the congregation. She is survived by one son and daughter-in-law, Jack and Annabelle Austin, Roanoke; one daughter, Vestal Whitlock and special friend, Ralph Vest, Floyd; two sisters, Ora V. King, Atlanta, Ga., Georgianna Young, Roanoke; one daughter-in-law, Linda Austin Rosenbloom; seven grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren, one great-great-grandchild, and a special niece, Mary Clark. Funeral services will be conducted 11 a.m. Friday, May 4, 2007 at Salem (Head of the River) Primitive Baptist Church with Elder Hale Terry and Elder Allen Terry officiating. Interment will follow at Restvale Cemetery. Friends may call at Gardner Funeral Home on Thursday after 2 p.m. where the family will be from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. The family wishes to thank members of Good Samaritan Hospice and Dr. Susan Osborne and the staff of Skyline Manor Nursing Home for all of the special care given to her. Special thanks for all of the cards and well wishes especially Elder Hale Terry and wife, Glenna Terry. Flowers will be appreciated or in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Salem (Head of the River) Primitive Baptist Church, in care of Mrs. Mary Poff, 7360 Floyd Highway North, Copper Hill, Va. 24079. Arrangements are handled by Gardner Funeral Home, Floyd. on May 3, 2007.4

Census Records

1910Dwelling 77, District 50, Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia5
1920Dwelling 106, District 98, Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia6
1930Dwelling 4, District 12, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia11
1940Dwelling 57, District 32-12, Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia8

Family

Ercil Compton Austin b. June 2, 1908, d. June 18, 1993
Marriage*Olive Eugene/Eugenia Vest married Ercil Compton Austin, son of Jessie Vinton R. Austin and Nannie Gay Clower, on July 18, 1928 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,10,3,2,4 
Children

Citations

  1. [S12] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 5, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S349] Erma C. Sowers, A Report on the Descendants of Henry Iddings and Abigail Richardson.
  3. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, From the Peter Samuel Vest obituary in an undated edition.
  4. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Olive Vest Austin obituary in the May 3, 2007 edition.
  5. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S116] Floyd Press, From the Elliott Claiborn Vest obituary in the May 3, 1973 edition.
  8. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S104] Billy and Juanita Grice, Cemeteries in Floyd County.
  10. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Ercil C. Austin obituary in the Jun 20, 1993 edition.
  11. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  12. [S13] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 6, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  13. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the William L. Whitlock obituary in the Apr 14, 2002 edition.
  14. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Kenneth J. Austin obituary in the Dec 3, 2021 edition.
  15. [S342] Researcher and Compiler William Harvey Green Sylvia Gearheart Albert, Argabright Family of Floyd, Franklin, and Montgomery Counties, Virginia.

Earle Parlee "Earl" Wimmer1,2,3,4

M, b. February 14, 1917, d. April 8, 1940
FatherEzra Parlee Wimmer3,5,6,7 b. September 22, 1890, d. July 27, 1975
MotherLaunah "Hannah" Rose3,5,6,7 b. July 28, 1891, d. May 30, 1973
     Earle Parlee "Earl" Wimmer was buried at Huffville Union Church Cemetery, Terrys Fork, Floyd Co., Virginia.2,4,7 He was born on February 14, 1917 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.2,8,4,7 He married Kate Frances Epperly, daughter of Millard George Epperly and Millie Mobie "Molly" Iddings, on July 3, 1937 at Floyd Co., Virginia.3,9,8 Earle Parlee "Earl" Wimmer died on April 8, 1940 at Terrys Fork, Floyd Co., Virginia, at age 23.8,4,7

Census Records

1920Dwelling 101, District 114, Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia5
1930Dwelling 83, District 9, Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia6
1940Dwelling 63, District 32-11, Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia10

Occupation

1940Farm laborer10

Family

Kate Frances Epperly b. January 28, 1921, d. April 13, 2010
Marriage*Earle Parlee "Earl" Wimmer married Kate Frances Epperly, daughter of Millard George Epperly and Millie Mobie "Molly" Iddings, on July 3, 1937 at Floyd Co., Virginia.3,9,8 
Children

Citations

  1. [S13] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 6, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S292] Rena Worthen & Margarette Tynan, Floyd Co. Virginia Cemetery Inscriptions, Volume 1.
  3. [S12] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 5, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  4. [S4407] Huffville Cemetery, Floyd Co., VA, online http://www.findagrave.com
  5. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  8. [S349] Erma C. Sowers, A Report on the Descendants of Henry Iddings and Abigail Richardson.
  9. [S11] Effie King Brown, Descendants of John King 1759-1843.
  10. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  11. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  12. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Richard Earl Wimmer obituary in the Jul 10, 2021 edition.

Edward Lane Wimmer Sr.1,2,3,4,5

M, b. December 2, 1937, d. March 12, 1988
FatherEarle Parlee "Earl" Wimmer1,3,6,5,7,8 b. February 14, 1917, d. April 8, 1940
MotherKate Frances Epperly1,3,9,6,5,7,8 b. January 28, 1921, d. April 13, 2010
     Edward Lane Wimmer Sr. was buried at Roselawn Memorial Gardens, 2880 North Franklin Street, Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia.2,5 His Social Security Number was 227-46-5228.10 He was born on December 2, 1937 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,10,3,4 He married Frances Caroline Lindsey on June 4, 1956 at Radford, Virginia.1,3,7 Edward Lane Wimmer Sr. died on March 12, 1988 at Richmond, Virginia, at age 50.10,5

Census Records

1940Dwelling 63, District 32-11, Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia6

Family

Frances Caroline Lindsey
Marriage*Edward Lane Wimmer Sr. married Frances Caroline Lindsey on June 4, 1956 at Radford, Virginia.1,3,7 
Child
  • Edward Lane Wimmer Jr.1,3,7

Citations

  1. [S11] Effie King Brown, Descendants of John King 1759-1843.
  2. [S388] Ruth G. Hale & Glenna Garner, Roselawn Memorial Gardens, Montgomery Co., VA.
  3. [S349] Erma C. Sowers, A Report on the Descendants of Henry Iddings and Abigail Richardson.
  4. [S5152] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Birth Records, 1864-2014.
  5. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  6. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  8. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Richard Earl Wimmer obituary in the Jul 10, 2021 edition.
  9. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Kate Frances Epperly King obituary in the Apr 15, 2010 edition.
  10. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.

Richard Earl Wimmer1,2,3

M, b. May 12, 1940, d. July 8, 2021
FatherEarle Parlee "Earl" Wimmer1,4,3 b. February 14, 1917, d. April 8, 1940
MotherKate Frances Epperly1,4,5,3 b. January 28, 1921, d. April 13, 2010
     Richard Earl Wimmer was born on May 12, 1940 at Huffville, Floyd Co., Virginia.1,4,2,3 He married Linda Carolyn Covala on January 5, 1966.4,3 Richard Earl Wimmer died on July 8, 2021 at Virginia at age 81.3 He Richard Earl Wimmer, 81, of Floyd, Va., made his journey to be with the Lord on July 8, 2021. He was born in Huffville, Va., on May 12, 1940, to the late Earl Paralee Wimmer and Kate Epperly Wimmer King. He was preceded in death by his brothers, Earl King and Lane Wimmer; and sisters, Audrey Brown, Mary Ann Peters, and Gwinn Angle. He is survived by his wife of 55 years, Linda Covolo Wimmer; daughter, Becky (Andrew) Lewis; son, Andy (Angel) Wimmer; grandchildren, Ryan, Jessica, Kayla, Karli, Gavin, Layla; Brothers, Sid Wimmer, and John King; and sister, Sarah Quesenberry. He began employment with Thomas Brothers where he worked for many years. He started working for LH Sawyer in 1978 and retired from Boxley Asphalt in 2010. He took pride in being a dedicated hard worker. His favorite place was sitting on his porch. We thank those that took the time to wave at him as they passed by. He was a very humble man that never met a stranger. He was very proud of the home he created and especially with his family. A memorial service will be held at 5 p.m. Saturday, July 10, 2021, at Gardner Funeral Home. The family will receive friends one hour prior to service time. A private Interment will follow at a later date. on July 10, 2021.3

Family

Linda Carolyn Covala
Marriage*He married Linda Carolyn Covala on January 5, 1966.4,3 
Children
  • Becky Lynn Wimmer6,4,3
  • Andy Earl Wimmer7,4,3

Citations

  1. [S11] Effie King Brown, Descendants of John King 1759-1843.
  2. [S5152] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Birth Records, 1864-2014.
  3. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Richard Earl Wimmer obituary in the Jul 10, 2021 edition.
  4. [S349] Erma C. Sowers, A Report on the Descendants of Henry Iddings and Abigail Richardson.
  5. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Kate Frances Epperly King obituary in the Apr 15, 2010 edition.
  6. [S32] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 8, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  7. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Karli Ashton Wimmer birthday announcement in the May 16, 2002 edition.

Wythe Aslem Poff1

M, b. January 17, 1915, d. January 14, 1983
FatherWilliam Fleming "Willie" Poff2,3,4,5,6,1 b. March 1, 1884, d. September 13, 1970
MotherHoover Jane King2,3,4,5,6,1 b. March 25, 1886, d. January 10, 1957
     His Social Security Number was 479-09-7319.7 Wythe Aslem Poff was buried at Restvale Cemetery, Rt. 221, Check, Floyd Co., Virginia.8,1 He was born on January 17, 1915 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,7,8,1 He married Iris Floyd VanBuskirk on April 29, 1938.2,1 Wythe Aslem Poff died on January 14, 1983 at Radford, Virginia, at age 67.8,1

Census Records

1920Dwelling 154, District 102, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia3
1930Dwelling 104, District 12, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia4
1940Dwelling 129, District 32-13, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia6

Occupation

1940Sawmill laborer6

Family

Iris Floyd VanBuskirk b. October 29, 1914, d. November 21, 2000
Marriage*Wythe Aslem Poff married Iris Floyd VanBuskirk on April 29, 1938.2,1 
Children
  • Sara Margaret Poff2,9,10,6
  • Wendell Winston Poff2,10,11
  • Phyllis Elaine Poff2,10
  • Iris Lynette Poff2,10,11

Citations

  1. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  2. [S11] Effie King Brown, Descendants of John King 1759-1843.
  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. [S3196] Radford News Journal, From the Hoover Jane King Poff obituary in the Jan 11, 1957 edition.
  6. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  8. [S104] Billy and Juanita Grice, Cemeteries in Floyd County.
  9. [S13] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 6, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  10. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Iris VanBuskirk Poff obituary in the Nov 22, 2000 edition.
  11. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.

Harriett Elizabeth Conner1,2

F, b. September 17, 1860, d. January 11, 1938
FatherJonathan Conner3,1,4,5,6,7 b. April 20, 1831, d. April 18, 1914
MotherMahala Thrash1,3,4,5,6,7 b. July 15, 1830, d. December 23, 1907
     Harriett Elizabeth Conner was buried at Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co., West Virginia.6,7 She was born on September 17, 1860 at Floyd Co., Virginia; Her death certificate and obituary have a birth date of Sep 7, 1860.8,4,1,6,7 She married Samuel Homer Strickler, son of Samuel Strickler and Nancy Ann Helms, on February 28, 1878 at Floyd Co., Virginia; The family bible and obituary say the marriage date is Feb 27, 1878.1,4,9,6,7 As of February 28, 1878,her married name was Strickler. Harriett Elizabeth Conner died on January 11, 1938 at Iaeger, McDowell Co., West Virginia, at age 77.6 She Services Will Be Held This Afternoon For Widely Known Local Resident Who Died At Son's Home Here - Funeral services will be held this afternoon at 2 o'clock at the home of Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Strickler on Riverside Drive in Welch for Mr. Strickler's mother, Mrs. Harriet E. Strickler, 78, highly esteemed resident of Iaeger who died at her daughter's home there early Tuesday morning after a prolonged illness. Mrs. Strickler had lived in McDowell county for the past 30 years, and was one of the most prominent and well-liked women in this entire section. She was born in Floyd county, Va., on September 7, 1860. the daughter of Jonathan and Mahala Conner. She was reared and educated in Floyd county, and on February 27, 1878, she was married to Samuel Homer Strickler, of Carper Hill (should be Copper Hill), Floyd county. They resided In that community for many years, moving with their family to McDowell county in 1907. Mrs. Strickler died In July of 1930. Mrs. Strickler was a member of the Primitive Baptist church for sixty years. She is survived by the following sons and daughters: Mrs. J. W. Johnson of Iaeger, Mrs. John T. Parker of Iaeger, Mrs. J. F. Simpson of Superior, Mrs. Bob Mullins of Oak Hill, Mrs. Graham Christian of Sciotovllle, O., J. W. Strickler, prominent coal operator of Welch; Warfield Strickler of Home Creek, Va., E. F. Strickler of Page, Va., and V. T. Strickler of Squire. A brother, Bob Conner, resides in Roanoke, Va. The services today will be in charge of Rev. R. H. Ballard, Methodist pastor at Iaeger, with burial following In the Iaeger Memorial cemetery at Roderfield. Pallbearers will be grandsons of the deceased, including: J. W. Parker, J. C. Strickler, Herman Simpson, Elbert Christian, Strickler Mullins, Sam Mullins, Robert Mullins, James Johnson and J. T. Carter. Flower bearers will be granddaughters of Mrs. Strickler. The body was removed to the Strickler home in Welch Tuesday afternoon to lie in state until the hour of the services today. on January 12, 1938.7

Census Records

1870Dwelling 197, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia5
1880Dwelling 211, District 30, Floyd Co., Virginia10
1890Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia11
1900Dwelling 52, District 69, Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia12
1910Dwelling 46, District 98, Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia13
1920Dwelling 87, District 71, Sandy River, McDowell Co., West Virginia14
1930Dwelling 136, District 44, Iaeger, McDowell Co., West Virginia15

Family

Samuel Homer Strickler b. December 5, 1855, d. July 23, 1930
Marriage*Harriett Elizabeth Conner married Samuel Homer Strickler, son of Samuel Strickler and Nancy Ann Helms, on February 28, 1878 at Floyd Co., Virginia; The family bible and obituary say the marriage date is Feb 27, 1878.1,4,9,6,7 
Children

Citations

  1. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the John Wise Strickler death record.
  3. [S116] Floyd Press, From the Mahala Thrash Conner obituary in Dec 27, 1907 edition.
  4. [S590] Jonathan Conner Family Bible.
  5. [S166] National Archives and Records Administration, 1870 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Hariett Elizabeth Strickler death certificate.
  7. [S345] Bluefield Daily Telegraph, From the Harriet E. Strickler obituary in the Jan 12, 1938 edition.
  8. [S274] Robert & Juanita Elmore Conner, "Personal Papers of Robert & Juanita Elmore Conner."
  9. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Samuel Homer Strickler death certificate.
  10. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.
  11. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.
  12. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  13. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  14. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  15. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  16. [S596] Dr. Amos D Wood, Floyd County, A History of Its People and Places.
  17. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Eliza Strickler Simpson death certificate.
  18. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  19. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  20. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, from the Valentine Thrash Strickler death certificate.
  21. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Strickler-Huff marriage record.
  22. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Mullins-Strickler marriage record.
  23. [S5152] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Birth Records, 1864-2014.
  24. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Johnson-Strickler marriage record.
  25. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Belle Johnson death certificate.

Iris Floyd VanBuskirk1

F, b. October 29, 1914, d. November 21, 2000
     Iris Floyd VanBuskirk was buried at Restvale Cemetery, Rt. 221, Check, Floyd Co., Virginia.2,3 Her Social Security Number was 225-22-0206.4 She was born on October 29, 1914 at Iowa.2,4 She married Wythe Aslem Poff, son of William Fleming "Willie" Poff and Hoover Jane King, on April 29, 1938.5,6 As of April 29, 1938,her married name was Poff. Iris Floyd VanBuskirk died on November 21, 2000 at Vinton, Roanoke Co., Virginia, at age 86.4,3 She POFF, Iris VanBuskirk, 86, of Vinton, formerly of Copper Hill, passed away Tuesday, November 21, 2000 at the home of her daughter, Phyliss Marks in Vinton. Surviving are one son and his wife, Wendell and Lelia Poff of Copper Hill; three daughters and their husbands, Margaret and Sid Wimmer Steilacoon, Wash., Phyliss and Jim Marks of Vinton, Lynette and Mike Harman of Toano, Va; eight grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Funeral service 11 a.m. Friday at Stonewall United Methodist Church, with the Rev. Lane Spigner officiating. Interment in Restvale Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday at Wood Funeral Home in Floyd. In lieu of flowers, donations to the American Cancer Society, in her memory, will be appreciated. on November 22, 2000.3

Census Records

1940Dwelling 129, District 32-13, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia7

Family

Wythe Aslem Poff b. January 17, 1915, d. January 14, 1983
Marriage*Iris Floyd VanBuskirk married Wythe Aslem Poff, son of William Fleming "Willie" Poff and Hoover Jane King, on April 29, 1938.5,6 
Children
  • Sara Margaret Poff5,8,3,7
  • Wendell Winston Poff5,3,1
  • Phyllis Elaine Poff5,3
  • Iris Lynette Poff5,3,1

Citations

  1. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  2. [S104] Billy and Juanita Grice, Cemeteries in Floyd County.
  3. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Iris VanBuskirk Poff obituary in the Nov 22, 2000 edition.
  4. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  5. [S11] Effie King Brown, Descendants of John King 1759-1843.
  6. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  7. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S13] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 6, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.

Wallace Carroll King1,2,3,4,5

M, b. June 23, 1900, d. July 9, 1991
FatherPeter Morris King1,6,7,2,8,5 b. January 17, 1861, d. January 31, 1942
MotherSarah Cynthia Vest1,6,7,2,8,5 b. November 23, 1873, d. December 30, 1969
     Wallace Carroll King was buried at Stonewall Church Cemetery (also known as Vest, DeWitt, and King Cemetery), near Stonewall Brethren/Methodist Church, Rt. 221, Floyd, Floyd Co., Virginia.1,9,3,5 His Social Security Number was 230-40-8423.10 He was born on June 23, 1900 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,10,9,6,2,4,5 He married Pauline Audrey Akers, daughter of Jefferson Davis "Jeff" Akers and Della May/Mae Cannaday, on June 1, 1922 at Bristol, Sullivan Co., Tennessee.1,11,9,2 Wallace Carroll King married Leila A. King, daughter of George Wiley "Dock" King and Cordelia Jane "Dillie" King, on November 29, 1941 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,6,2 Wallace Carroll King married Kate Frances Epperly, daughter of Millard George Epperly and Millie Mobie "Molly" Iddings, on February 29, 1944 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,3,6,2,12 Wallace Carroll King died on July 9, 1991 at Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia, at age 91.1,10,3,9,5 He FLOYD - Wallace Carroll King, 91, died Tuesday in a Salem hospital. He was a retired farmer and merchant, treasurer of Floyd County for sixteen years, retiring in 1960. He was a former member of the Floyd County Board of Supervisors, a member of the Board of Directors for the Bank of Floyd and a member of Stonewall United Methodist Church. Surviving are his wife, Kate Epperly King, Floyd; four daughters and sons-in-law, Audrey and George Brown, Salt Lake City, Utah; Gwinn and Sam Angle of Radford; Mary and Leeson Peters, Floyd; Sarah and Donnie Quesenberry, Willis; three sons and daughters-in-law, John and Sandra King, Atlanta, Ga; Sidna and Margaret Wimmer, Tacoma, Wash; Richard and Linda Wimmer, Floyd; a daughter-in-law, Mary King Clark of Floyd; nineteen grandchildren, eleven great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild. Funeral services will be Thursday 2:00 p.m. at Stonewall United Methodist Church with the Rev. Richard Ecklund with interment in Stonewall Cemetery. Flowers will be appreciated or donations may be made to the Stonewall Church Building Fund, c/o Mrs. Marie Thomas, Bank of Floyd, Floyd, Va. 24091. The family will receive friends 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. Wednesday at Wood Funeral Home. on July 10, 1991.3

Census Records

1930Dwelling 1, District 11, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia8
1940Dwelling 135, District 32-11, Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia13

Occupation

1930Farmer8
1940Farmer13

Family 1

Pauline Audrey Akers b. February 20, 1902, d. July 21, 1940
Marriage*Wallace Carroll King married Pauline Audrey Akers, daughter of Jefferson Davis "Jeff" Akers and Della May/Mae Cannaday, on June 1, 1922 at Bristol, Sullivan Co., Tennessee.1,11,9,2 
Children

Family 2

Leila A. King b. September 12, 1901, d. May 31, 1943
Marriage*Wallace Carroll King married Leila A. King, daughter of George Wiley "Dock" King and Cordelia Jane "Dillie" King, on November 29, 1941 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,6,2 

Family 3

Kate Frances Epperly b. January 28, 1921, d. April 13, 2010
Marriage*Wallace Carroll King married Kate Frances Epperly, daughter of Millard George Epperly and Millie Mobie "Molly" Iddings, on February 29, 1944 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,3,6,2,12 
Children

Citations

  1. [S11] Effie King Brown, Descendants of John King 1759-1843.
  2. [S349] Erma C. Sowers, A Report on the Descendants of Henry Iddings and Abigail Richardson.
  3. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Wallace Carroll King obituary in the Jul 10, 1991 edition.
  4. [S533] National Archives and Records Administration, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-18.
  5. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  6. [S13] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 6, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  7. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, From the Sarah Cynthia Vest King obituary in an unknown edition.
  8. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S328] Donna J. Robertson, Tombstone Inscriptions of Floyd County, Virginia.
  10. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  11. [S199] Ruth Hale & Glenna G. Garner, Stonewall Cemetery, Floyd Co., VA.
  12. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Kate Frances Epperly King obituary in the Apr 15, 2010 edition.
  13. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  14. [S116] Floyd Press, From the Audrey Mae King Brown obituary in the Mar 5, 2015 edition.
  15. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  16. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Iris Gwinn King Radford Angle obituary in the May 14, 2021 edition.
  17. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Mary Ann King Peters obituary in the Jan 10, 2009 edition.
  18. [S10] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 7, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  19. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Richard Earl Wimmer obituary in the Jul 10, 2021 edition.

Peter Morris King1,2,3,4,5

M, b. January 17, 1861, d. January 31, 1942
FatherJoseph D. King1,4,3,5 b. August 9, 1832, d. July 13, 1913
MotherSarah Ann Clingenpeel1,3,4 b. June 27, 1837, d. January 20, 1920
     Peter Morris King was buried at Stonewall Church Cemetery (also known as Vest, DeWitt, and King Cemetery), near Stonewall Brethren/Methodist Church, Rt. 221, Floyd, Floyd Co., Virginia.1,2,6 He was born on January 17, 1861 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,2,6,3 He married Sarah Cynthia Vest, daughter of Charles David Vest and Margaret Ellen Hoback, on March 31, 1897 at Floyd Co., Virginia.7,1,2,8,4 Peter Morris King died on January 31, 1942 at Roanoke, Virginia, at age 81.1,2,6,5

Census Records

1890Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia9

Family

Sarah Cynthia Vest b. November 23, 1873, d. December 30, 1969
Marriage*Peter Morris King married Sarah Cynthia Vest, daughter of Charles David Vest and Margaret Ellen Hoback, on March 31, 1897 at Floyd Co., Virginia.7,1,2,8,4 
Children

Citations

  1. [S11] Effie King Brown, Descendants of John King 1759-1843.
  2. [S199] Ruth Hale & Glenna G. Garner, Stonewall Cemetery, Floyd Co., VA.
  3. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  4. [S349] Erma C. Sowers, A Report on the Descendants of Henry Iddings and Abigail Richardson.
  5. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  6. [S328] Donna J. Robertson, Tombstone Inscriptions of Floyd County, Virginia.
  7. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  8. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, From the Sarah Cynthia Vest King obituary in an unknown edition.
  9. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.
  10. [S13] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 6, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  11. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.

Sarah Cynthia Vest1,2,3,4

F, b. November 23, 1873, d. December 30, 1969
FatherCharles David Vest1,4,3 b. April 1, 1838, d. March 2, 1878
MotherMargaret Ellen Hoback1,3,4 b. June 3, 1847, d. June 24, 1942
     Sarah Cynthia Vest was buried at Stonewall Church Cemetery (also known as Vest, DeWitt, and King Cemetery), near Stonewall Brethren/Methodist Church, Rt. 221, Floyd, Floyd Co., Virginia.1,5,6,2 She FLOYD - Sarah Cynthia Vest King, 96, of Floyd, widow of Peter M. King, died Tuesday in a Radford nursing home. Surviving are a daughter, Mrs. Uriah Ingram, Floyd; a son, Wallace C. King, Floyd; a sister, Mrs. S. Z. DeWitt, Copper Hill. The funeral will be Thursday at 1:00 p.m. at Stonewall Church with burial in the church cemetery.2 She was born on November 23, 1873 at Virginia.1,5,6,3 She married Peter Morris King, son of Joseph D. King and Sarah Ann Clingenpeel, on March 31, 1897 at Floyd Co., Virginia.7,1,5,2,3 As of March 31, 1897,her married name was King. Sarah Cynthia Vest died on December 30, 1969 at Radford, Virginia, at age 96.1,5,6,2,3

Census Records

1890Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia8

Family

Peter Morris King b. January 17, 1861, d. January 31, 1942
Marriage*Sarah Cynthia Vest married Peter Morris King, son of Joseph D. King and Sarah Ann Clingenpeel, on March 31, 1897 at Floyd Co., Virginia.7,1,5,2,3 
Children

Citations

  1. [S11] Effie King Brown, Descendants of John King 1759-1843.
  2. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, From the Sarah Cynthia Vest King obituary in an unknown edition.
  3. [S349] Erma C. Sowers, A Report on the Descendants of Henry Iddings and Abigail Richardson.
  4. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  5. [S199] Ruth Hale & Glenna G. Garner, Stonewall Cemetery, Floyd Co., VA.
  6. [S328] Donna J. Robertson, Tombstone Inscriptions of Floyd County, Virginia.
  7. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  8. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S13] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 6, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  10. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  11. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.