Ernest Joseph LaRue1,2,3

M, b. January 17, 1904, d. October 24, 1991
     His Social Security Number was 411-14-8284.4 Ernest Joseph LaRue was buried at Shepherd Family Cemetery, Montgomery Co., Virginia.3 He married Lettie Graham.2 Ernest Joseph LaRue was born on January 17, 1904.4 He died on October 24, 1991 at Montgomery Co., Virginia, at age 87.4,3 He Ernest Joseph LaRue, age 87, died Thursday, October 24, 1991, at Montgomery Regional Hospital. He was preceded in death by one daughter, Revie L. Conner. Surviving are his wife, Lettie G. LaRue; three sons, Millard J. LaRue, Christiansburg; Roy L. LaRue, California; Claude W. LaRue, Georgia; four daughters, Ginger Brewer, Florida; Kathryn Hamblin, Pulaski; Anna McCrickard, Christiansburg; Debbie Merrix, Pembroke; a sister, Edna Holt, Knoxville, Tenn; thirty-three grandchildren, twenty-six great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be 1:00 p.m. Sunday from the Richardson-Horne Chapel conducted by Mr. Porter Riner with burial in the Shepherd Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 7:00 until 9:00 Saturday evening at the Richardson-Horne Funeral Home. on October 26, 1991.3

Family

Lettie Graham b. April 21, 1915, d. December 7, 1999
Marriage*He married Lettie Graham.2 
Child

Citations

  1. [S557] VA Montgomery Co., Register 3, Montgomery Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Lettie Graham LaRue obituary in the Dec 10, 1999 edition.
  3. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Ernest Joseph LaRue obituary in the Oct 26, 1991 edition.
  4. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  5. [S349] Erma C. Sowers, A Report on the Descendants of Henry Iddings and Abigail Richardson.

Lettie Graham1,2

F, b. April 21, 1915, d. December 7, 1999
     Lettie Graham married Ernest Joseph LaRue.2 Her Social Security Number was 228-44-6446.3 Lettie Graham was buried at Shepherd Family Cemetery, Montgomery Co., Virginia.2 Her married name was LaRue. She was born on April 21, 1915.3 She died on December 7, 1999 at Montgomery Co., Virginia, at age 84.3,2 She LaRUE, Lettie Graham, 84, of Christiansburg, died Tuesday, December 7, 1999 in Montgomery Regional Hospital. She was preceded in death by her husband, Ernest Joseph LaRue and daughter, Revie Marie Conner. She is survived by her sons and daughters-in-law, Miller J. and Shirley LaRue, Christiansburg, Roy L. and Angie LaRue, California, Claude W. LaRue, Virginia; daughters and sons-in-law, Ginger and T.J. Brewer, Florida, Kathryn and James Dowdy, Pulaski, Anna and Jack McCrickard, Christiansburg, Debbie and Junior Merrix, Pembroke; thirty-four grandchildren; forty-two great-grandchildren; and three great-great- grandchildren. Friends may call anytime after 9 a.m. Friday at Horne Funeral Service where the family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday evening. The funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Saturday, December 11, 1999 at Horne Funeral Chapel with Pastor Rob Sowell officiating. Burial will follow in Shepherd Family Cemetery. Arrangements are being handled by Horne Funeral Service. on December 10, 1999.2

Family

Ernest Joseph LaRue b. January 17, 1904, d. October 24, 1991
Marriage*She married Ernest Joseph LaRue.2 
Child

Citations

  1. [S557] VA Montgomery Co., Register 3, Montgomery Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Lettie Graham LaRue obituary in the Dec 10, 1999 edition.
  3. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  4. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Ernest Joseph LaRue obituary in the Oct 26, 1991 edition.

Sallie Lee "Sarah" Conner1,2,3

F, b. July 22, 1890, d. April 3, 1986
FatherRev. Giles Alexander Conner1,4,3,5 b. March 29, 1842, d. November 19, 1918
MotherLucy Ann Showalter1,4,3,5 b. June 6, 1854, d. May 15, 1907
     Her Social Security Number was 224-62-7385.6 Sallie Lee "Sarah" Conner was buried at Thornrose Cemetery, 1041 West Beverley Street, Staunton, Augusta Co., Virginia.3 She was born on July 22, 1890 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.6,3 She married Alonza Thomas Draper, son of Jesse Hurd Draper and Elizabeth J. Napier, on December 25, 1906 at Crockett Springs, Montgomery Co., Virginia.1,3 As of December 25, 1906,her married name was Draper. Sallie Lee "Sarah" Conner died on April 3, 1986 at Staunton, Augusta Co., Virginia, at age 95.6,3

Census Records

1900Dwelling 328, District 61, Alleghany, Montgomery Co., Virginia4
1910Dwelling 262, District 94, Ward 1, Pocahontas, Tazewell Co., Virginia7
1920Dwelling 124, District 130, Pocahontas, Tazewell Co., Virginia2
1930Dwelling 203, District 3, Pocahontas, Tazewell Co., Virginia8

Family

Alonza Thomas Draper b. February 8, 1878, d. February 28, 1937
Marriage*Sallie Lee "Sarah" Conner married Alonza Thomas Draper, son of Jesse Hurd Draper and Elizabeth J. Napier, on December 25, 1906 at Crockett Springs, Montgomery Co., Virginia.1,3 
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. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  4. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S345] Bluefield Daily Telegraph, From the Thelma Conner Wagner obituary in the May 2, 1974 edition.
  6. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  7. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S3937] Thornrose Cemetery, Augusta Co., VA, online http://www.findagrave.com

Alonza Thomas Draper1,2,3

M, b. February 8, 1878, d. February 28, 1937
FatherJesse Hurd Draper4,3 b. September 14, 1839, d. February 6, 1904
MotherElizabeth J. Napier4,3 b. October 12, 1847, d. April 20, 1919
     Alonza Thomas Draper was buried at Thornrose Cemetery, 1041 West Beverley Street, Staunton, Augusta Co., Virginia.2 He was born on February 8, 1878 at Giles Co., Virginia.4,2,3 He married Sallie Lee "Sarah" Conner, daughter of Rev. Giles Alexander Conner and Lucy Ann Showalter, on December 25, 1906 at Crockett Springs, Montgomery Co., Virginia.4,3 Alonza Thomas Draper died on February 28, 1937 at Pembroke, Giles Co., Virginia, at age 59.2,3

Census Records

1910Dwelling 262, District 94, Ward 1, Pocahontas, Tazewell Co., Virginia5
1920Dwelling 124, District 130, Pocahontas, Tazewell Co., Virginia6
1930Dwelling 203, District 3, Pocahontas, Tazewell Co., Virginia7

Occupation

1906Merchant4
1910Grocery store clerk5
1920Coal company undertaker6
1930Undertaker7

Family

Sallie Lee "Sarah" Conner b. July 22, 1890, d. April 3, 1986
Marriage*Alonza Thomas Draper married Sallie Lee "Sarah" Conner, daughter of Rev. Giles Alexander Conner and Lucy Ann Showalter, on December 25, 1906 at Crockett Springs, Montgomery Co., Virginia.4,3 
Children

Citations

  1. [S533] National Archives and Records Administration, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-18.
  2. [S3937] Thornrose Cemetery, Augusta Co., VA, online http://www.findagrave.com
  3. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  4. [S55] Montgomery Co., Virginia Court House, Register 2, Montgomery Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  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. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.

Landon William "Willie" Wickham1,2

M, b. November 25, 1873, d. before May 2, 1930
FatherChristian Amos "Chris" Wickham3,4,2 b. October 20, 1850, d. June 22, 1913
MotherEllen Julina "Lina" Cole3,4,2 b. October 30, 1852, d. May 9, 1904
     Landon William "Willie" Wickham was born on November 25, 1873 at Copper Hill, Floyd Co., Virginia; The Floyd Co. Birth Index has a birth date of Dec 15, 1873.1,2 He married Harriett Isabella Woodward, daughter of James Henry Woodward and Lydia A. Manning, on February 23, 1893 at Floyd Co., Virginia.3 Landon William "Willie" Wickham died before May 2, 1930; His wife Harriett was enumerated as a widow in the 1930 Census.5

Census Records

1880Dwelling 324, District 30, Floyd Co., Virginia4
1890Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia6
1900Dwelling 227, District 20, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia7
1910Dwelling 65, District 51, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia8
1920Dwelling 143, District 100, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia9

Occupation

1900Farmer7
1910Farmer8
1920Farmer9

Family

Harriett Isabella Woodward b. March 29, 1870, d. June 12, 1959
Marriage*Landon William "Willie" Wickham married Harriett Isabella Woodward, daughter of James Henry Woodward and Lydia A. Manning, on February 23, 1893 at Floyd Co., Virginia.3 
Children

Citations

  1. [S533] National Archives and Records Administration, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-18.
  2. [S325] Beth Fridley, Floyd Co., Virginia, Birth Records, 1853-1873.
  3. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  4. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  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. [S55] Montgomery Co., Virginia Court House, Register 2, Montgomery Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  11. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  12. [S660] Betty Bartlett (e-mail address), Martha Gates in "Patrick Co., Virginia Listserve," listserve message Nov 8, 2002.
  13. [S5223] Social Security Administration, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.
  14. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.

Noah Flemon Poff1,2,3

M, b. May 22, 1884, d. April 17, 1954
FatherJohn Henry Poff4,5,6,3 b. September 8, 1846, d. April 5, 1926
MotherMary Magdaline "Polly" Bird4,5,6,3 b. June, 1850, d. January 18, 1934
     Noah Flemon Poff was buried at Huffville Union Church Cemetery, Terrys Fork, Floyd Co., Virginia.7,3 He was born on May 22, 1884 at Floyd Co., Virginia; His WWI Draft Registration card has a birth date of May 21, 1884.1,6 He married Carrie Etta McNeil, daughter of Martin Luther McNeil and Nancy Ellen Vest, on October 2, 1910 at Floyd Co., Virginia.8,4,3 Noah Flemon Poff died on April 17, 1954 at Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia, at age 69.7,3

Census Records

1890Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia9
1900Dwelling 217, District 19, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia5
1910Dwelling 166, District 52, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia10
1920Dwelling 237, District 104, Alleghany, Montgomery Co., Virginia11
1930Dwelling 132, District 11, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia12
1940Dwelling 130, District 32-15, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia13

Occupation

1910Farm laborer10
1920Farmer11
1930Farmer12
1940Farmer13

Family

Carrie Etta McNeil b. December 9, 1884, d. March 22, 1966
Marriage*Noah Flemon Poff married Carrie Etta McNeil, daughter of Martin Luther McNeil and Nancy Ellen Vest, on October 2, 1910 at Floyd Co., Virginia.8,4,3 
Children

Citations

  1. [S533] National Archives and Records Administration, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-18.
  2. [S1859] Eleanor Stuart Mcneil Mullins and Maynard McNeil, "Some Descendants of Jacob Ireson McNeil."
  3. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  4. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  5. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S2413] Virginia Births and Christenings, 1853-1917, online https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://hr-search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1708660
  7. [S292] Rena Worthen & Margarette Tynan, Floyd Co. Virginia Cemetery Inscriptions, Volume 1.
  8. [S134] Granddaughter Alice V. Thomas, granddaughter-in-law Mrs. Lala Vest Rev. Peter R. Vest, Rev. Peter R. Vest Files.
  9. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 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. [S12] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 5, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  15. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  16. [S306] Ora Belle Mayberry McColman and Others, Emera Altizer of Montgomery Co., VA and Some of his Descendants 1736-1997.
  17. [S1703] W. W. Likens and Fred M. Craig, Records of Death - Book 24, Grant Bryant Funeral Home Records Jan 1949 - Jul 1953.
  18. [S13] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 6, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  19. [S557] VA Montgomery Co., Register 3, Montgomery Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  20. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Marjory Poff Nichols obituary in the Nov 9, 2017 edition.

Carrie Etta McNeil1,2

F, b. December 9, 1884, d. March 22, 1966
FatherMartin Luther McNeil1,2,3 b. April 17, 1858, d. January 8, 1917
MotherNancy Ellen Vest1,2,3 b. January 15, 1862, d. September 27, 1948
     Carrie Etta McNeil was buried at Huffville Union Church Cemetery, Terrys Fork, Floyd Co., Virginia.4,3 She was born on December 9, 1884 at Floyd Co., Virginia.3 She married Noah Flemon Poff, son of John Henry Poff and Mary Magdaline "Polly" Bird, on October 2, 1910 at Floyd Co., Virginia.5,1,3 As of October 2, 1910,her married name was Poff. Carrie Etta McNeil died on March 22, 1966 at Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia, at age 81.4,3

Census Records

1890Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia6
1920Dwelling 237, District 104, Alleghany, Montgomery Co., Virginia7
1930Dwelling 132, District 11, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia8
1940Dwelling 130, District 32-15, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia9

Family

Noah Flemon Poff b. May 22, 1884, d. April 17, 1954
Marriage*Carrie Etta McNeil married Noah Flemon Poff, son of John Henry Poff and Mary Magdaline "Polly" Bird, on October 2, 1910 at Floyd Co., Virginia.5,1,3 
Children

Citations

  1. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S1859] Eleanor Stuart Mcneil Mullins and Maynard McNeil, "Some Descendants of Jacob Ireson McNeil."
  3. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  4. [S292] Rena Worthen & Margarette Tynan, Floyd Co. Virginia Cemetery Inscriptions, Volume 1.
  5. [S134] Granddaughter Alice V. Thomas, granddaughter-in-law Mrs. Lala Vest Rev. Peter R. Vest, Rev. Peter R. Vest Files.
  6. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  10. [S12] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 5, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  11. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  12. [S306] Ora Belle Mayberry McColman and Others, Emera Altizer of Montgomery Co., VA and Some of his Descendants 1736-1997.
  13. [S1703] W. W. Likens and Fred M. Craig, Records of Death - Book 24, Grant Bryant Funeral Home Records Jan 1949 - Jul 1953.
  14. [S13] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 6, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  15. [S557] VA Montgomery Co., Register 3, Montgomery Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  16. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Marjory Poff Nichols obituary in the Nov 9, 2017 edition.

Martin Luther McNeil1,2,3

M, b. April 17, 1858, d. January 8, 1917
FatherWilliam Burrell McNeil2,3 b. October 31, 1823, d. January 13, 1905
MotherElizabeth Ellen Martin2,3 b. August 16, 1832, d. July 29, 1865
     Martin Luther McNeil was buried at Wilson Cemetery, Daniel's Run Road (Rt. 661), Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia.4,1 He was born on April 17, 1858 at Floyd Co., Virginia.4,1,2,3 He married Nancy Ellen Vest, daughter of Peter Robert Vest and Charlotte Shockey, on December 25, 1884 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,4,3 Martin Luther McNeil died on January 8, 1917 at age 58.4,1

Census Records

1890Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia5

Occupation

Farmer

Family

Nancy Ellen Vest b. January 15, 1862, d. September 27, 1948
Marriage*Martin Luther McNeil married Nancy Ellen Vest, daughter of Peter Robert Vest and Charlotte Shockey, on December 25, 1884 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,4,3 
Children

Citations

  1. [S920] Paul Craghead, Wilson Cemetery, Floyd Co., VA.
  2. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  3. [S1859] Eleanor Stuart Mcneil Mullins and Maynard McNeil, "Some Descendants of Jacob Ireson McNeil."
  4. [S292] Rena Worthen & Margarette Tynan, Floyd Co. Virginia Cemetery Inscriptions, Volume 1.
  5. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  7. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.

Nancy Ellen Vest1,2

F, b. January 15, 1862, d. September 27, 1948
FatherPeter Robert Vest1 b. May 6, 1834, d. April 22, 1917
MotherCharlotte Shockey1 b. March 14, 1829, d. August 1, 1914
     Nancy Ellen Vest was buried at Wilson Cemetery, Daniel's Run Road (Rt. 661), Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia.3,4 She was born on January 15, 1862 at Virginia.3,4 She married Martin Luther McNeil, son of William Burrell McNeil and Elizabeth Ellen Martin, on December 25, 1884 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,3,2 As of December 25, 1884,her married name was McNeil. Nancy Ellen Vest died on September 27, 1948 at age 86.3,4

Census Records

1890Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia5

Family

Martin Luther McNeil b. April 17, 1858, d. January 8, 1917
Marriage*Nancy Ellen Vest married Martin Luther McNeil, son of William Burrell McNeil and Elizabeth Ellen Martin, on December 25, 1884 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,3,2 
Children

Citations

  1. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S1859] Eleanor Stuart Mcneil Mullins and Maynard McNeil, "Some Descendants of Jacob Ireson McNeil."
  3. [S292] Rena Worthen & Margarette Tynan, Floyd Co. Virginia Cemetery Inscriptions, Volume 1.
  4. [S920] Paul Craghead, Wilson Cemetery, Floyd Co., VA.
  5. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  7. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.

William Burrell McNeil1

M, b. October 31, 1823, d. January 13, 1905
FatherJacob McNeil Jr.2,1 b. July 4, 1797, d. July 4, 1872
MotherElizabeth "Betty" Auldridge2,1 b. circa 1800
     William Burrell McNeil was buried at Hoback - Rutrough Cemetery, Rt. 221 E. by Rt. 679, 17 miles east of Floyd, Floyd Co., Virginia.3 He was born on October 31, 1823 at Pocahontas Co., Virginia.3,1 He married Elizabeth Ellen Martin, daughter of Bartlett Martin and Lydia Hall, on February 3, 1853 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.1,4 William Burrell McNeil married Rebecca Lykins on June 23, 1867 at Floyd Co., Virginia; On this marriage record William listed his place of birth as Floyd Co., Virginia.2 William Burrell McNeil died on January 13, 1905 at Floyd Co., Virginia, at age 81.3,1

Census Records

1890Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia5

Family 1

Elizabeth Ellen Martin b. August 16, 1832, d. July 29, 1865
Marriage*William Burrell McNeil married Elizabeth Ellen Martin, daughter of Bartlett Martin and Lydia Hall, on February 3, 1853 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.1,4 
Children

Family 2

Rebecca Lykins b. October 30, 1816, d. November 3, 1904
Marriage*William Burrell McNeil married Rebecca Lykins on June 23, 1867 at Floyd Co., Virginia; On this marriage record William listed his place of birth as Floyd Co., Virginia.2 

Citations

  1. [S1859] Eleanor Stuart Mcneil Mullins and Maynard McNeil, "Some Descendants of Jacob Ireson McNeil."
  2. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  3. [S700] Unknown, Hoback - Rutrough Cemetery, Floyd Co., VA.
  4. [S61] Montgomery Co., Virginia Court House, Register A, Montgomery Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  5. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S349] Erma C. Sowers, A Report on the Descendants of Henry Iddings and Abigail Richardson.

Elizabeth Ellen Martin1,2

F, b. August 16, 1832, d. July 29, 1865
FatherBartlett Martin
MotherLydia Hall
     Elizabeth Ellen Martin was buried at Piedmont Cemetery, Rt. 11 to Shawsville, turn at nursing home, Rt. 637, about 8 miles on the left, Montgomery Co., Virginia.3 She was born on August 16, 1832 at Montgomery Co., Virginia. She married William Burrell McNeil, son of Jacob McNeil Jr. and Elizabeth "Betty" Auldridge, on February 3, 1853 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.2,1 As of February 3, 1853,her married name was McNeil. Elizabeth Ellen Martin died on July 29, 1865 at Floyd Co., Virginia, at age 32.3

Family

William Burrell McNeil b. October 31, 1823, d. January 13, 1905
Marriage*She married William Burrell McNeil, son of Jacob McNeil Jr. and Elizabeth "Betty" Auldridge, on February 3, 1853 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.2,1 
Children

Citations

  1. [S61] Montgomery Co., Virginia Court House, Register A, Montgomery Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S1859] Eleanor Stuart Mcneil Mullins and Maynard McNeil, "Some Descendants of Jacob Ireson McNeil."
  3. [S240] Ruth G. Hale & Glenna G. Garner, Piedmont Cemetery, Montgomery Co., VA.
  4. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  5. [S349] Erma C. Sowers, A Report on the Descendants of Henry Iddings and Abigail Richardson.

Cammie/Connie Poff1,2,3

F, b. January 4, 1890, d. June 20, 1893
FatherJames Fleming Poff4,1,2,3 b. September 18, 1866, d. June 28, 1948
MotherEliza Elnora "Nora" Simpson4,1,2,3 b. February, 1872
     Cammie/Connie Poff was born on January 4, 1890 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1 She died on June 20, 1893 at Floyd Co., Virginia, at age 3.2,3

Citations

  1. [S2413] Virginia Births and Christenings, 1853-1917, online https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://hr-search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1708660
  2. [S2414] Virginia Deaths and Burials, 1853-1917, online https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://hr-search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1708697
  3. [S21] Beth Fridley, Floyd Co., Virginia Death Records, 1883-1896.
  4. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.

Raymond W. Hensley1,2

M, b. April 17, 1888
FatherJonathon W. "John" Hensley1 b. June 16, 1841, d. May 5, 1925
MotherMarinda Elizabeth Showalter1 b. July 15, 1850, d. January 1, 1925
     Raymond W. Hensley was born on April 17, 1888 at Alleghany, Montgomery Co., Virginia.3 He married Eugenia Lydia "Genie" Conner, daughter of Rev. Giles Alexander Conner and Lucy Ann Showalter, on April 30, 1916 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.1,4 Raymond W. Hensley and Eugenia Lydia "Genie" Conner were divorced on July 3, 1931 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.5

Census Records

1920Dwelling 75, District 105, Alleghany, Montgomery Co., Virginia2
1930Dwelling 35, District 2, Alleghany, Montgomery Co., VirginiaEnumerated as single and without a wife6

Occupation

1916Miner1
1920Farm laborer2
1930Farmer6

Family

Eugenia Lydia "Genie" Conner b. January 16, 1887, d. March 20, 1947
Marriage*Raymond W. Hensley married Eugenia Lydia "Genie" Conner, daughter of Rev. Giles Alexander Conner and Lucy Ann Showalter, on April 30, 1916 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.1,4 
Divorce* Raymond W. Hensley and Eugenia Lydia "Genie" Conner were divorced on July 3, 1931 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.5 

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. [S533] National Archives and Records Administration, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-18.
  4. [S582] John Winfield Spangler, John Winfield Spangler Research Papers.
  5. [S5151] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Divorce Records, 1918-2014.
  6. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.

Frank Leslie Bandy1,2,3,4,5

M, b. January 23, 1901, d. February 27, 1976
FatherAlonzo Edward Bandy1,2,6,5 b. August 17, 1871, d. November 19, 1953
MotherEmma Burns Smith1,2,6,5 b. March 26, 1872, d. April 29, 1949
     His Social Security Number was 227-10-1049.7 Frank Leslie Bandy was buried at Sherwood Burial Park, 1045 Lynchburg Turnpike, Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia.4,5 He was born on January 23, 1901 at Alleghany Springs, Montgomery Co., Virginia.7,1,2,4,6,5 He married Grace Mae "Gracie" Conner, daughter of George Washington Conner and Victoria Isabel Hale, on December 30, 1924 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.1,2,8,3 Frank Leslie Bandy died on February 27, 1976 at Charlottesville, Virginia, at age 75.2,4,5

Occupation

1924Farmer1

Family

Grace Mae "Gracie" Conner b. September 27, 1904, d. October 29, 1992
Marriage*Frank Leslie Bandy married Grace Mae "Gracie" Conner, daughter of George Washington Conner and Victoria Isabel Hale, on December 30, 1924 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.1,2,8,3 

Citations

  1. [S55] Montgomery Co., Virginia Court House, Register 2, Montgomery Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S824] Alecia Sisson Smith, "Alonzo Bandy and Emma Smith," e-mail to Scott Schaffer, Aug 8 and Aug 15, 2002.
  3. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Grace Mae Conner Bandy obituary in the Nov 1, 1992 edition.
  4. [S2251] Sherwood Burial Park, Roanoke Co., VA, online http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&GSln=poff&GSbyrel=in&GSdyrel=in&GSst=48&GScntry=4&GSob=n&GRid=40016666&CRid=728583&df=all&
  5. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  6. [S5152] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Birth Records, 1864-2014.
  7. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  8. [S582] John Winfield Spangler, John Winfield Spangler Research Papers.

Carl Alvin "William" Collins Sr.1,2,3

M, b. January 3, 1882, d. July 22, 1918
     Carl Alvin "William" Collins Sr. was buried at Sunset Cemetery, North Franklin Street, Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia.1 He was born on January 3, 1882 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.1 He married Callie Lawrence on April 14, 1905 at Roanoke, Virginia.3 Carl Alvin "William" Collins Sr. died on July 22, 1918 at age 36.1

Family

Callie Lawrence b. April 14, 1886, d. November 12, 1970
Marriage*He married Callie Lawrence on April 14, 1905 at Roanoke, Virginia.3 
Child

Citations

  1. [S65] Rena Worthen & Margarette Tynan, Montgomery County Virginia Cemetery Reading of Sunset Cemetery, Christiansburg.
  2. [S557] VA Montgomery Co., Register 3, Montgomery Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  3. [S331] William Lindsay Lawrence, Judy G. Blackwell, Erma C. Sowers, and Mabel Collins Willis Ora Belle Mayberry McColeman, Descendants of Elder John Lawrence.
  4. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Carl A. Collins, Jr. obituary in the Jan 18, 2011 edition.

Callie Lawrence1,2

F, b. April 14, 1886, d. November 12, 1970
     Callie Lawrence was buried at Sunset Cemetery, North Franklin Street, Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia.3 She was born on April 14, 1886 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.3 She married Carl Alvin "William" Collins Sr. on April 14, 1905 at Roanoke, Virginia.2 As of April 14, 1905,her married name was Collins. Callie Lawrence died on November 12, 1970 at age 84.3

Family

Carl Alvin "William" Collins Sr. b. January 3, 1882, d. July 22, 1918
Marriage*She married Carl Alvin "William" Collins Sr. on April 14, 1905 at Roanoke, Virginia.2 
Child

Citations

  1. [S557] VA Montgomery Co., Register 3, Montgomery Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S331] William Lindsay Lawrence, Judy G. Blackwell, Erma C. Sowers, and Mabel Collins Willis Ora Belle Mayberry McColeman, Descendants of Elder John Lawrence.
  3. [S65] Rena Worthen & Margarette Tynan, Montgomery County Virginia Cemetery Reading of Sunset Cemetery, Christiansburg.

Ilean Simmons Conner

F, b. September 1, 1919, d. January 30, 1945
FatherOmar Eldridge "Homer" Conner1,2,3,4,5,6 b. April 22, 1880, d. February 15, 1961
MotherEttie Gay Conner1,2,3,4,5,6 b. December 18, 1881, d. April 7, 1950
     Ilean Simmons Conner was buried at Piedmont Cemetery, Rt. 11 to Shawsville, turn at nursing home, Rt. 637, about 8 miles on the left, Montgomery Co., Virginia.7,4 She was born on September 1, 1919 at Alleghany Springs, Montgomery Co., Virginia; Probably born in 1919 because she was enumerated in the Jan 1920 Census. Her death certificate has a birtnh year on 1920.3,4,6 She married Russell Charles Perdue, son of Joseph Fletcher Perdue and Maggie E. Showalter, on June 28, 1940 at Shawsville, Montgomery Co., Virginia.7,3,4,6 As of June 28, 1940,her married name was Perdue. Ilean Simmons Conner died on January 30, 1945 at Alleghany, Montgomery Co., Virginia, at age 25.4,6

Census Records

1920Dwelling 70, District 105, Alleghany Springs, Montgomery Co., Virginia1
1930Dwelling 29, District 2, Alleghany Springs, Montgomery Co., Virginia2
1940Dwelling 132, District 61-3, Alleghany, Montgomery Co., Virginia5

Family

Russell Charles Perdue b. 1910, d. July 23, 1941
Marriage*Ilean Simmons Conner married Russell Charles Perdue, son of Joseph Fletcher Perdue and Maggie E. Showalter, on June 28, 1940 at Shawsville, Montgomery Co., Virginia.7,3,4,6 

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. [S557] VA Montgomery Co., Register 3, Montgomery Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  4. [S1700] W. W. Likens, Records of Death - Book 21, Grant Bryant Funeral Home Records Nov 17, 1944 - Oct 2, 1948.
  5. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  7. [S240] Ruth G. Hale & Glenna G. Garner, Piedmont Cemetery, Montgomery Co., VA.

Russell Charles Perdue1

M, b. 1910, d. July 23, 1941
FatherJoseph Fletcher Perdue1 b. January 14, 1878, d. February 25, 1941
MotherMaggie E. Showalter1 b. May 17, 1885, d. April 14, 1970
     Russell Charles Perdue was buried at Piedmont Cemetery, Rt. 11 to Shawsville, turn at nursing home, Rt. 637, about 8 miles on the left, Montgomery Co., Virginia.2 He was born in 1910 at Alleghany Springs, Montgomery Co., Virginia.2,1 He married Ilean Simmons Conner, daughter of Omar Eldridge "Homer" Conner and Ettie Gay Conner, on June 28, 1940 at Shawsville, Montgomery Co., Virginia.2,1,3,4 Russell Charles Perdue died on July 23, 1941 at Pulaski Co., Virginia; Killed by lightning under a steel form while working at the New River Ordinance Works near Dublin, Virginia.2

Family

Ilean Simmons Conner b. September 1, 1919, d. January 30, 1945
Marriage*He married Ilean Simmons Conner, daughter of Omar Eldridge "Homer" Conner and Ettie Gay Conner, on June 28, 1940 at Shawsville, Montgomery Co., Virginia.2,1,3,4 

Citations

  1. [S557] VA Montgomery Co., Register 3, Montgomery Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S240] Ruth G. Hale & Glenna G. Garner, Piedmont Cemetery, Montgomery Co., VA.
  3. [S1700] W. W. Likens, Records of Death - Book 21, Grant Bryant Funeral Home Records Nov 17, 1944 - Oct 2, 1948.
  4. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.

Joseph Fletcher Perdue1,2,3

M, b. January 14, 1878, d. February 25, 1941
     Joseph Fletcher Perdue was buried at Piedmont Cemetery, Rt. 11 to Shawsville, turn at nursing home, Rt. 637, about 8 miles on the left, Montgomery Co., Virginia.3 He married Maggie E. Showalter. Joseph Fletcher Perdue was born on January 14, 1878 at Floyd Co., Virginia; His WWI Draft Registration card has a birth date of Jan 14, 1879.2,3 He died on February 25, 1941 at Montgomery Co., Virginia, at age 63.3

Family

Maggie E. Showalter b. May 17, 1885, d. April 14, 1970
Marriage*He married Maggie E. Showalter
Child

Citations

  1. [S557] VA Montgomery Co., Register 3, Montgomery Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S533] National Archives and Records Administration, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-18.
  3. [S1698] Unknown compiler, Records of Death - Book 19, Grant Bryant Funeral Home Records Dec 5, 1936 - Oct 21, 1944.

Maggie E. Showalter

F, b. May 17, 1885, d. April 14, 1970
     Maggie E. Showalter married Joseph Fletcher Perdue. Maggie E. Showalter was buried at Siner Cemetery, off Rt. 645, Copper Hill, Floyd Co., Virginia.1 Her married name was Perdue. She was born on May 17, 1885 at Virginia.1 She died on April 14, 1970 at age 84.1

Family

Joseph Fletcher Perdue b. January 14, 1878, d. February 25, 1941
Marriage*She married Joseph Fletcher Perdue
Child

Citations

  1. [S222] Glenna G. Conner, Siner Cemetery, Floyd Co., VA.
  2. [S557] VA Montgomery Co., Register 3, Montgomery Co., Virginia Marriage Records.

William David LaPrad1

M, b. circa 1860
FatherJ. Calvin LaPrad2 b. circa 1832
MotherSallie A. Unknown2 b. circa 1827
     William David LaPrad was born circa 1860 at Virginia.2 He married Nancy Jane "Nannie" Hunt on December 16, 1878 at Roanoke Co., Virginia.

Family

Nancy Jane "Nannie" Hunt
Marriage*William David LaPrad married Nancy Jane "Nannie" Hunt on December 16, 1878 at Roanoke Co., Virginia. 
Child

Citations

  1. [S687] Amy Denise Conner Hughes Campbell, "Family Tree Update (Amy Denise Conner Hughes Campbell)," e-mail to Scott Schaffer, Mar 18, 2002, May 30, 2002, Jan 26, 2005, and Dec 22, 2015.
  2. [S166] National Archives and Records Administration, 1870 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.

Harmon Emzel "Emzy" Poff1,2,3

M, b. May 5, 1899, d. June 5, 1972
FatherJames Andrew "Jim" Poff4,5,6,2,3 b. November 8, 1866, d. December 9, 1939
MotherLyrena Ann "Laura" Walton4,5,2,3 b. May 7, 1866, d. April 28, 1904
     His Social Security Number was 228-48-9692.7 Harmon Emzel "Emzy" Poff was buried at Willis Churches Cemetery (also known as Keith Cemetery), Rt. 221 at Rt. 764, Willis, Floyd Co., Virginia.8,2 He was born on May 5, 1899 at Floyd Co., Virginia.8,7,9,2,3 He married Elva Tennessee "Tennie" Vaughn on November 28, 1936 at Roanoke, Virginia.8,10,2,11 Harmon Emzel "Emzy" Poff and Elva Tennessee "Tennie" Vaughn were divorced before March 22, 1941.12 Harmon Emzel "Emzy" Poff married Nettie Wingfield on March 22, 1941 at Hinton, Summers Co., West Virginia; Harmon was listed as divorced on the marriage license.12 Harmon Emzel "Emzy" Poff married Mildred Sayre on October 8, 1969 at Wythe Co., Virginia.2,3 Harmon Emzel "Emzy" Poff died on June 5, 1972 at Blacksburg, Virginia, at age 73.8,2

Census Records

1900Dwelling 78, District 11, Burks Fork, Floyd Co., Virginia5
1910Dwelling 18, District 44, Burks Fork, Floyd Co., Virginia4
1920Dwelling 213, District 90, Burks Fork, Floyd Co., Virginia6
1940Dwelling 8, District 81-21, Riverhead, Augusta Co., Virginia13

Occupation

1940Minister13

Family 1

Elva Tennessee "Tennie" Vaughn b. May 1, 1900, d. December 1, 1968
Marriage*Harmon Emzel "Emzy" Poff married Elva Tennessee "Tennie" Vaughn on November 28, 1936 at Roanoke, Virginia.8,10,2,11 
Divorce* Harmon Emzel "Emzy" Poff and Elva Tennessee "Tennie" Vaughn were divorced before March 22, 1941.12 
Children

Family 2

Nettie Wingfield b. circa 1898
Marriage*Harmon Emzel "Emzy" Poff married Nettie Wingfield on March 22, 1941 at Hinton, Summers Co., West Virginia; Harmon was listed as divorced on the marriage license.12 

Family 3

Mildred Sayre b. August 16, 1915
Marriage*Harmon Emzel "Emzy" Poff married Mildred Sayre on October 8, 1969 at Wythe Co., Virginia.2,3 

Citations

  1. [S161] Virginia County Clerk of Floyd Co., Floyd Co., Virginia Will Book 24, Will of Joseph Henry Poff.
  2. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  3. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  4. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  8. [S295] Phyllis Goad Phillips & Genevieve Cochran Starkey, Cemeteries - Floyd County VA., Burks Fork District, Volume II.
  9. [S533] National Archives and Records Administration, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-18.
  10. [S3196] Radford News Journal, From the Elva Vaughn Poff obituary in the Dec 2, 1968 edition.
  11. [S6393] Logan Reed Jennings, "The Poffs of Floyd County, Virginia."
  12. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Poff-Wingfield marriage record.
  13. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.

J. Calvin LaPrad

M, b. circa 1832
     J. Calvin LaPrad married Sallie A. Unknown.1 J. Calvin LaPrad was born circa 1832 at Virginia.1

Family

Sallie A. Unknown b. circa 1827
Marriage*He married Sallie A. Unknown.1 
Children

Citations

  1. [S166] National Archives and Records Administration, 1870 United States Federal Census.

William Sowder1,2

M, b. September 28, 1825, d. March 20, 1899
FatherAnthony Sowder3 b. January 1, 1790, d. November 20, 1853
MotherSarah Catherine "Caty" Snuffer3 b. January, 1784, d. July 16, 1859
     William Sowder was buried at Giles W. Huff Cemetery (also known as Sowder-King Cemetery), Floyd Co., Virginia.4,3 He All the data on the Sowder births and marriages comes from the Bible of Jacob Snauffer, which Jacob inherited from his father. When Katherine Snuffer married Anthony Sowder, the Bible passed into the Sowder family. According to tradition, William Sowder bought it at an auction of his father Anthony's estate, William's son, Jacob Rush Sowder, acquired it after William's death. Jacob Rush left it to his daughter, Annie Sowder of Christiansburg, and at her death a few years ago, she left it to her nephew, the Rev. Eugene Sowder of Christiansburg, who still has it. It is in German. He was born on September 28, 1825 at Copper Hill, Montgomery (now Floyd) Co., Virginia.3,4 He married Mary Ann Thrash, daughter of Valentine Thrash and Harriet Gray, on August 29, 1849 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,4 William Sowder died on March 20, 1899 at Floyd Co., Virginia, at age 73.3

Census Records

1850Dwelling 252, Division 15, Floyd Co., Virginia1
1860Dwelling 440, Floyd Co., Virginia5
1870Dwelling 63, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia6
1880Dwelling 80, District 30, Floyd Co., Virginia7
1890Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia8

Occupation

1850Farmer1
1860Farmer5
1870Farmer6
1880Farmer7

Family

Mary Ann Thrash b. September 24, 1828, d. January 30, 1905
Marriage*William Sowder married Mary Ann Thrash, daughter of Valentine Thrash and Harriet Gray, on August 29, 1849 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,4 
Children

Citations

  1. [S153] National Archives and Records Administration, 1850 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S42] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 2, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  3. [S33] Surnames of Families of Floyd Co., Virginia, online http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~barbr/zz_main_contents.htm
  4. [S217] Glenna G. Garner, Giles W. Huff Cemetery.
  5. [S301] National Archives and Records Administration, 1860 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S166] National Archives and Records Administration, 1870 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  10. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  11. [S53] Augustus Thrash Sowder Family, online http://pegasus.cc.ucf.edu/~dsulliva/persons.html
  12. [S325] Beth Fridley, Floyd Co., Virginia, Birth Records, 1853-1873.