William Theodore Wilson1,2,3,4

M, b. April 2, 1908, d. April 2, 1998
FatherJames Edward "Ned" Wilson1,5,4 b. August 10, 1881, d. December 4, 1948
MotherNancy Elvira Gaines "Elva" Walton1,5,4 b. December 13, 1880, d. June 6, 1953
     His Social Security Number was 224-14-1938.6 William Theodore Wilson was buried at Beaver Creek Church of the Brethren Cemetery, 409 Ridgeview Road NW, off Rt. 8 N, Floyd Co., Virginia.7,8 He was born on April 2, 1908 at Floyd Co., Virginia.6,1,7,3 He married Shirley Mae Conner, daughter of Jacob Valentine "Doll" Conner and Mary Elizabeth Hill, on November 22, 1930.8,9,3,10 William Theodore Wilson married Alice Lorena Lilly on November 17, 1977 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1 William Theodore Wilson and Alice Lorena Lilly were divorced on June 16, 1982 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,11 William Theodore Wilson died on April 2, 1998 at Virginia at age 90.6,8,3 He WILSON, W. T. Theodore, 90, of Floyd, passed away Thursday, April 2, 1998. He was preceded in death by his wife, Shirley Conner Wilson. He is survived by daughters and sons-in-law, Beulah and Clyde Correll of Floyd, Mary and Andrew Nester of Floyd, Marie and Jesse Bolt of Mt. Airy, N.C., Ruby and Bill Harter of Bassett, and Bonnie Wilson of Greensboro, N.C; sons and daughters-in-law, Percy and Phyllis Wilson of Mesquite, Texas, and James and Scottie Wilson of Pfafftown, N.C; sisters, Cuzza Perdue of Copper Hill, Lorraine Smith of Copper Hill and Alien DeWeese of Roanoke; brothers, Edward Wilson of Roanoke and Clifton Wilson of Roanoke; 13 grandchildren, and seven great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at Beaver Creek Church of the Brethren, with the Rev. Richard Thomas and the Rev. Hebron Quesenberry officiating. Interment will follow in Beaver Creek Cemetery, with Masonic graveside rites by Floyd Masonic Lodge #329 A.F.&A.M. Friends may call after 12 noon Saturday at Gardner Funeral Home, where the family will be from 6 until 8 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Bell House Inc., 2400 Summit Avenue, Greensboro, N.C. 27405. on April 4, 1998.8

Census Records

1910Dwelling 72, District 51, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia5
1920Dwelling 108, District 102, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia4
1940Dwelling 52, District 32-8, Court House District, Floyd Co., Virginia12

Occupation

1940Road work machine operator12

Family 1

Shirley Mae Conner b. October 19, 1910, d. June 22, 1959
Marriage*William Theodore Wilson married Shirley Mae Conner, daughter of Jacob Valentine "Doll" Conner and Mary Elizabeth Hill, on November 22, 1930.8,9,3,10 
Children

Family 2

Alice Lorena Lilly
Marriage*William Theodore Wilson married Alice Lorena Lilly on November 17, 1977 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1 
Divorce* William Theodore Wilson and Alice Lorena Lilly were divorced on June 16, 1982 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,11 

Citations

  1. [S10] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 7, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S121] Unknown author, Floyd Co., Virginia Chancery Book 21.
  3. [S1164] Geneva Conner Bell White, "In Memory of the Family of Jacob Valentine Conner and Mary Elizabeth Hill Conner."
  4. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  7. [S225] Mary Conner Williams, Beaver Creek Cemetery.
  8. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the W. Theodore Wilson obituary in the Apr 4, 1998 edition.
  9. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Shirley Conner Wilson obitutary in the Jun 23, 1959 edition.
  10. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  11. [S5151] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Divorce Records, 1918-2014.
  12. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  13. [S13] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 6, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  14. [S36] Clerk of Courts, Computerized Marriage Records of Floyd Co., Virginia, Ref # 96-92.
  15. [S331] William Lindsay Lawrence, Judy G. Blackwell, Erma C. Sowers, and Mabel Collins Willis Ora Belle Mayberry McColeman, Descendants of Elder John Lawrence.
  16. [S349] Erma C. Sowers, A Report on the Descendants of Henry Iddings and Abigail Richardson.
  17. [S11] Effie King Brown, Descendants of John King 1759-1843.
  18. [S849] Jack Spangler (e-mail address), Descendants of Daniel and Mary Spangler, Franklin County, Virginia 1773.
  19. [S116] Floyd Press, From the Penny Sue Harter obituary in the May 18, 1972 edition.

George Washington Wilson1,2,3,4,5,6

M, b. June 8, 1910, d. July 14, 1981
FatherJames Edward "Ned" Wilson1,3,4,5,7 b. August 10, 1881, d. December 4, 1948
MotherNancy Elvira Gaines "Elva" Walton1,3,4,5,7 b. December 13, 1880, d. June 6, 1953
     George Washington Wilson was buried at Oakwood Cemetery, Falls Church, Fairfax Co., Virginia.7 He was born on June 8, 1910 at Copper Hill, Floyd Co., Virginia.5,7,6 He married Helen Justine Poff, daughter of Hosea Ezekiel Poff and Minnie Lynnwood Hall, on June 25, 1935 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1 George Washington Wilson and Helen Justine Poff were divorced on July 28, 1941 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,8 George Washington Wilson died on July 14, 1981 at Falls Church, Fairfax Co., Virginia, at age 71.7

Census Records

1920Dwelling 108, District 102, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia3
1930Dwelling 203, District 11, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia4

Occupation

1930Farm laborer4

Family

Helen Justine Poff b. May 2, 1921, d. December 7, 1993
Marriage*George Washington Wilson married Helen Justine Poff, daughter of Hosea Ezekiel Poff and Minnie Lynnwood Hall, on June 25, 1935 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1 
Divorce* George Washington Wilson and Helen Justine Poff were divorced on July 28, 1941 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,8 
Child

Citations

  1. [S12] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 5, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S1127] Virginia Floyd Co., Floyd Co., Virginia Chancery Book 13.
  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. [S5152] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Birth Records, 1864-2014.
  6. [S3706] 1926–1975, RG 147. The National Archives at Atlanta, Atlanta, Georgia Records of the Selective Service System, U.S. WWII Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947.
  7. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  8. [S5151] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Divorce Records, 1918-2014.
  9. [S13] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 6, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.

Dauris Weddle Wilson1,2

M, b. January 22, 1912, d. June 29, 1982
FatherJames Edward "Ned" Wilson3,1,4 b. August 10, 1881, d. December 4, 1948
MotherNancy Elvira Gaines "Elva" Walton3,1,4 b. December 13, 1880, d. June 6, 1953
     His Social Security Number was 231-03-5768.5 Dauris Weddle Wilson was born on January 22, 1912 at Floyd Co., Virginia.3,5 He died on June 29, 1982 at age 70.2

Census Records

1920Dwelling 108, District 102, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia3
1930Dwelling 203, District 11, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia1
1940Dwelling 105, District 32-14, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia4

Occupation

1930Farm laborer1
1940Sawmill laborer4

Citations

  1. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S1640] Jack Spangler, Index of Obituary and Death Notices Appearing in the Floyd Press 1973-1999.
  3. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.

Cuzza Elvie Wilson1,2

F, b. February 13, 1914, d. July 19, 2005
FatherJames Edward "Ned" Wilson1,3,2,4 b. August 10, 1881, d. December 4, 1948
MotherNancy Elvira Gaines "Elva" Walton1,3,2,4 b. December 13, 1880, d. June 6, 1953
     Her Social Security Number was 228-80-9894.5 Cuzza Elvie Wilson was buried at Restvale Cemetery, Rt. 221, Check, Floyd Co., Virginia.3 She was born on February 13, 1914 at Copper Hill, Floyd Co., Virginia.6,1,3,5 She married Brainard O. "Bernard" "Peanut" Perdue, son of James McDaniel "Jim" Perdue and Mary Elmer Poff, on July 26, 1936 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,3,7 As of July 26, 1936,her married name was Perdue. Cuzza Elvie Wilson died on July 19, 2005 at Floyd Co., Virginia, at age 91.3,5,8 She Cuzza Wilson Perdue, 91 years young, of Copper Hill, Va., went to be with her Lord on Tuesday, July 19, 2005. She was born February 13, 1914 in Copper Hill, Va., a daughter of the late James "Ned" and Elva Wilson. She was preceded in death by her husband, Branard "Peanut" Perdue and five brothers and four sisters. She was a member of Copper Hill Church of the Brethren. Left to cherish her memory are two sons, Leslie H. Perdue (Pat) and Jim Perdue (Sandra) of Copper Hill, Va; two daughters, Barbara Poff (Frank) and Sherrie King (Roger) of Roanoke, Va; sister, Aliene DeWeese; brother, Clifton Wilson; seven special grandchildren; eight precious great-grandchildren; special friend, Cassie Fralin; niece, Susanne Yeatts (her favorite #1 daughter); numerous nieces and nephews; and wonderful caregiver and friend, Betty "Sunshine" Mountcassell. Funeral services will be held at Oakey's South Chapel, Roanoke, Va. on Thursday, July 21, 2005 at 2 p.m. with the Rev. Maurice Wright and the Rev. Billy Ronk officiating. Interment will follow at Rest Vale Cemetery in Floyd County. The family will receive friends on Wednesday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. at Oakey's South Chapel. Memorials may be sent to Copper Hill Church of the Brethren Building Fund. The family would like to express its deepest appreciation to the staff of Lewis-Gale Medical Center, A+Loving Care and Good Samaritan Hospice. A beloved mother, grandmother, sister and friend, this very special lady will be deeply missed by all whose lives she has touched.
on July 20, 2005.3

Census Records

1920Dwelling 108, District 102, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia2
1930Dwelling 203, District 11, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia4
1940Dwelling 88, District 32-14, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia9

Family

Brainard O. "Bernard" "Peanut" Perdue b. July 18, 1914, d. March 16, 1976
Marriage*Cuzza Elvie Wilson married Brainard O. "Bernard" "Peanut" Perdue, son of James McDaniel "Jim" Perdue and Mary Elmer Poff, on July 26, 1936 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,3,7 
Children

Citations

  1. [S12] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 5, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Cuzza Wilson Perdue obituary in the Jul 20, 2005 edition.
  4. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  6. [S104] Billy and Juanita Grice, Cemeteries in Floyd County.
  7. [S116] Floyd Press, From the Brainard O. Perdue obituary in the Mar 25, 1976 edition.
  8. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  9. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  10. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Barbara Ann Perdue Poff obituary in the Nov 23, 2016 edition.
  11. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  12. [S13] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 6, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  13. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Brandt-King wedding announcement in the Nov 23, 1997 edition.

Edward Oscar Wilson1,2,3,4

M, b. November 8, 1915, d. November 15, 1999
FatherJames Edward "Ned" Wilson1,5,6 b. August 10, 1881, d. December 4, 1948
MotherNancy Elvira Gaines "Elva" Walton1,5,6 b. December 13, 1880, d. June 6, 1953
     His Social Security Number was 408-09-4898.7 Edward Oscar Wilson was buried at Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens, 5737 Airport Road NW, Roanoke, Virginia.2 He was born on November 8, 1915 at Floyd Co., Virginia.7,1,3 He married Renva Margaret Harris, daughter of Jerry Edward Harris and India Ruth Epperly, on April 18, 1952 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1 Edward Oscar Wilson died on November 15, 1999 at Roanoke, Virginia, at age 84.7,2,4 He WILSON, Edward Oscar, 84, of Roanoke, passed on to his eternal resting place in heaven on Monday, November 15, 1999. He was a member of Garden City Baptist Church and VFW Post #484. He is survived by his wife, Renva H. Wilson; three daughters and sons-in-law, Linda and David Thompson, Salem, Debra and Paul Slaughter, Baltimore, Md., Cynthia and Greg Reynolds, Roanoke; seven grandchildren, Erin Thompson, Samantha, Sarah, Scott and Stephanie Slaughter, Nicole and Chance Reynolds; one brother additional survivors, one brother, Clifton Wilson, three sisters, Cuzza Perdue, Aliene Deweese and Lorraine Smith; and a number of nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be conducted at Oakey's South Chapel on Friday, November 19, 1999, at 11 a.m. with the Rev. Ray Frazier officiating. Interment will follow at Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens. on November 17, 1999.2

Census Records

1920Dwelling 108, District 102, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia5
1930Dwelling 203, District 11, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia6

Family

Renva Margaret Harris b. February 12, 1926
Marriage*Edward Oscar Wilson married Renva Margaret Harris, daughter of Jerry Edward Harris and India Ruth Epperly, on April 18, 1952 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1 
Children
  • Debra Wilson2
  • Linda Carol Wilson2,8
  • Cynthia Ann Wilson2,8

Citations

  1. [S13] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 6, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Edward Oscar Wilson obituary in the Nov 17, 1999 edition.
  3. [S5152] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Birth Records, 1864-2014.
  4. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  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. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  8. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.

Annie Belle Wilson1,2,3,4,5

F, b. February 23, 1918, d. January 3, 1987
FatherJames Edward "Ned" Wilson1,2,5 b. August 10, 1881, d. December 4, 1948
MotherNancy Elvira Gaines "Elva" Walton1,2,5 b. December 13, 1880, d. June 6, 1953
     Her Social Security Number was 230-02-8816.6 Annie Belle Wilson was buried at Copper Hill Church of the Brethren Cemetery, 8838 Floyd Hwy N. US Hwy 221, Copper Hill, Floyd Co., Virginia.7,5 She was born on February 23, 1918 at Floyd Co., Virginia.6,7,5 As of March 5, 1936,her married name was Perdue.4 She married Wilton Charles "Ballard" Perdue, son of James McDaniel "Jim" Perdue and Mary Elmer Poff, on March 5, 1936 at Roanoke, Virginia.3,5,4 Annie Belle Wilson died on January 3, 1987 at Roanoke, Virginia, at age 68.7,5

Census Records

1920Dwelling 108, District 102, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia1
1930Dwelling 203, District 11, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia2
1940Dwelling 153, District 32-14, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia8

Family

Wilton Charles "Ballard" Perdue b. April 15, 1912, d. September 12, 1982
Marriage*Annie Belle Wilson married Wilton Charles "Ballard" Perdue, son of James McDaniel "Jim" Perdue and Mary Elmer Poff, on March 5, 1936 at Roanoke, Virginia.3,5,4 
Children

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. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Nelson Thomas Perdue obituary in the Nov 12, 2013 edition.
  4. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  5. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  6. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  7. [S104] Billy and Juanita Grice, Cemeteries in Floyd County.
  8. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Stanley Brooks Perdue obituary in the Oct 27, 2020 edition.
  10. [S13] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 6, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.

Regina "Rachel" Strauss1,2,3

F, b. 1833, d. June 14, 1927
     Regina "Rachel" Strauss was buried at Hebrew Friendship Cemetery, 3600 East Baltimore Street, Baltimore, Maryland.4 She was born in 1833 at Bavaria, Germany.5,4 As of July 27, 1858,her married name was Friebusch/Frebush.1,2,3 She married Philip Friebusch/Frebush, son of Unknown Friebusch, on July 27, 1858 at Baltimore, Maryland; Philip is listed as P. Friebish in his marriage record. Dr. Henry Hochheimer, who preformed the marriage, was a rabbi of the Baltimore Hebrew Congregation from 1849-1859.1,2,3 Regina "Rachel" Strauss Regina is listed as a widow living at 612 W. Mulberry, Baltimore, Maryland in 1890.6 She died on June 14, 1927 at Baltimore, Maryland.7 She On June 14, 1927, Regina, beloved wife of the late Philip Frebush. Funeral from her late residence, 4303 Fernhill avenue, on Thursday, June 16, at 11 A.M. [Please omit flowers.] on June 16, 1927.7

Census Records

1870Dwelling 197, 5th Ward, Frederick, Frederick Co., Maryland5
1880Dwelling 174, District 68, Frederick, Frederick Co., Maryland8
1900Dwelling 145, District 25, Baltimore, Maryland9
1910Dwelling 107, District 229, Ward 14, Baltimore, Maryland10
1920Dwelling 38, District 238, Ward 14, Baltimore, Maryland11

Family

Philip Friebusch/Frebush b. 1832, d. 1878
Marriage*Regina "Rachel" Strauss married Philip Friebusch/Frebush, son of Unknown Friebusch, on July 27, 1858 at Baltimore, Maryland; Philip is listed as P. Friebish in his marriage record. Dr. Henry Hochheimer, who preformed the marriage, was a rabbi of the Baltimore Hebrew Congregation from 1849-1859.1,2,3 
Children

Citations

  1. [S1089] Dr. Philip Schaffer, "Personal Papers of Dr. Philip Schaffer."
  2. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Sarah Frebush death certificate.
  3. [S4126] Dr. Henry Hochheimer, Hochheimer Marriage Records. P-74. New York, New York: American Jewish Historical Society, Center for Jewish History.
  4. [S8057] Hebrew Friendship Cemetery, Baltimore, MD, online www.findagrave.com.
  5. [S166] National Archives and Records Administration, 1870 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S277] Inc., 2000 MyFamily.com, Baltimore, Maryland Directories, 1890.
  7. [S1710] Baltimore Sun, From the Regina Frebush obituary in the Jun 16, 1927 edition.
  8. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  10. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  11. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  12. [S1710] Baltimore Sun, From the Henrietta Frebush obituary in the Aug 19, 1926 edition.
  13. [S3568] Baltimore American, From the Sarah Frebush obituary in the Jul 21, 1921 edition.
  14. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.

Emma Susan Via1

F, b. December 3, 1877
FatherOscar N. Via1
MotherAmanda C. Unknown1
     Emma Susan Via was born on December 3, 1877 at Craig Co., Virginia.1 She married Dabney Marshall Elmore, son of Jacob Wagner Elmore and Julia Ann Britts, on November 9, 1894 at Craig Co., Virginia.1 As of November 9, 1894,her married name was Elmore.

Census Records

1900Dwelling 127, District 11, New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia2
1910Dwelling 17, District 75, New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia3
1920Dwelling 11, District 80, New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia4
1930Dwelling 44, District 3, New Castle, Craig Co., VirginiaEnumerated in the household of her son Walter5

Family

Dabney Marshall Elmore b. September 12, 1868, d. September 28, 1929
Marriage*Emma Susan Via married Dabney Marshall Elmore, son of Jacob Wagner Elmore and Julia Ann Britts, on November 9, 1894 at Craig Co., Virginia.1 
Children

Citations

  1. [S28] Ruth G. Hale, Craig County, Virginia Marriages 1882-1910.
  2. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S25] Richmond, VA Library of Virginia, Craig Co., Virginia, Birth Records, 1853-1896.
  7. [S1653] Bureau of Vital Statistics North Carolina State Board of Health, North Carolina Death Certificates, 1909-1976, From the Viola Elmore Willis death certificate.
  8. [S4779] Garrett Funeral Home and Garrett-Hillcrest Cemetery, online http://garrett.tributes.com, From the Mildred Elmore Ware obituary.
  9. [S3705] High Point Enterprise, From the Rachel Wiley obituary in the May 20, 2011 edition.
  10. [S26] Ruth G. Hale, Craig County, Virginia Marriages 1911-1938.
  11. [S4298] Floral Garden Memorial Park, Guilford Co., NC, online http://www.findagrave.com

Herman Lewis "Duke" Wellington1,2,3

M, b. May 22, 1908, d. December 10, 1969
FatherHenry Samuel "Sam" Wellington4,5,6,1 b. October 5, 1883, d. October 16, 1948
MotherRose Schwartz4,5,6,1 b. circa 1883, d. June 29, 1952
     His Social Security Number was 061-07-7143.7 Herman Lewis "Duke" Wellington was buried at Mt. Sinai Memorial Park, Glendale, Los Angeles Co., California.1 He was born on May 22, 1908 at New York, New York Co., New York.7,1 He married Rose J. "Rosie" Knopp, daughter of Wolfgang "Wolf" Knopp and Pessie Fagel "Fannie" Polter, on June 30, 1930 at Brooklyn, New York.1,2,3 Herman Lewis "Duke" Wellington died on December 10, 1969 at Los Angeles, Los Angeles Co., California, at age 61.1

Census Records

1910Dwelling 304, District 329, Ward 12, Manhattan, New York Co., New York4
1920Dwelling 36, District 1385, Manhattan Assembly District 20, New York Co., New York5
1930Dwelling 129, District 1464, Brooklyn, Kings Co., New York6
1940Dwelling 24, District 24-394B, New York, Kings Co., New York8

Occupation

1930Medical products salesman6
1940Drug salesman8

Family

Rose J. "Rosie" Knopp b. April 10, 1910, d. November 25, 1982
Marriage*Herman Lewis "Duke" Wellington married Rose J. "Rosie" Knopp, daughter of Wolfgang "Wolf" Knopp and Pessie Fagel "Fannie" Polter, on June 30, 1930 at Brooklyn, New York.1,2,3 
Children

Citations

  1. [S2369] Los Angeles Co. Health Department, From the Herman Lewis Wellington death certificate.
  2. [S6440] New York City Clerk's Office, New York City, Marriage License Indexes, 1907-1995.
  3. [S4205] 1866-1937 Index to New York City Marriages, New York, New York, Marriage Indexes 1866-1937.
  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. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  8. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S316] "Personal knowledge of author Scott A. Schaffer,."

Elsie F. Elmore1,2,3

F, b. September 13, 1904, d. June, 1968
FatherDabney Marshall Elmore1,2,3,4,5 b. September 12, 1868, d. September 28, 1929
MotherEmma Susan Via1,2,3,4,5 b. December 3, 1877
     Her Social Security Number was 227-62-0183.6 Elsie F. Elmore was born on September 13, 1904 at Craig Co., Virginia.6,3 She married Oren Kyle Fisher, son of Akey Kyle Fisher and Addie Althenia "Allie" Looney, on January 17, 1926 at New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia.3 As of January 17, 1926,her married name was Fisher. Elsie F. Elmore died in June, 1968 at age 63.6

Census Records

1910Dwelling 17, District 75, New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia1
1920Dwelling 11, District 80, New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia2
1930Dwelling 428, District 1, Roanoke, Virginia7

Family

Oren Kyle Fisher b. July 18, 1902, d. March, 1986
Marriage*Elsie F. Elmore married Oren Kyle Fisher, son of Akey Kyle Fisher and Addie Althenia "Allie" Looney, on January 17, 1926 at New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia.3 

Citations

  1. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S26] Ruth G. Hale, Craig County, Virginia Marriages 1911-1938.
  4. [S4779] Garrett Funeral Home and Garrett-Hillcrest Cemetery, online http://garrett.tributes.com, From the Mildred Elmore Ware obituary.
  5. [S3705] High Point Enterprise, From the Rachel Wiley obituary in the May 20, 2011 edition.
  6. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  7. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.

Viola M. Elmore1,2,3

F, b. May 10, 1896, d. October 17, 1970
FatherDabney Marshall Elmore4,1,2,3,5,6 b. September 12, 1868, d. September 28, 1929
MotherEmma Susan Via4,1,2,3,5,6 b. December 3, 1877
     Her Social Security Number was 242-07-4092.7 Viola M. Elmore was buried at Floral Garden Memorial Park, 1730 English Road, High Point, Guilford Co., North Carolina.8,3 She was born on May 10, 1896 at Craig Co., Virginia.4,7,8,3 As of circa 1923,her married name was Willis.9 She married James Corbett Willis circa 1923.10,9 Viola M. Elmore died on October 17, 1970 at High Point, Guilford Co., North Carolina, at age 74.7,8,3

Census Records

1900Dwelling 127, District 11, New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia1
1910Dwelling 17, District 75, New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia2
1920Dwelling 161, District 19, Jefferson Ward 1, Roanoke, Virginia11
1930Dwelling 48, District 51, High Point, Guilford Co., North Carolina9
1940Dwelling 144, District 41-77, High Point, Guilford Co., North Carolina12

Occupation

1920Doctor office clerk11
1940Dairy tester12

Family

James Corbett Willis b. October 3, 1898, d. July 12, 1961
Marriage*Viola M. Elmore married James Corbett Willis circa 1923.10,9 
Child

Citations

  1. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S1653] Bureau of Vital Statistics North Carolina State Board of Health, North Carolina Death Certificates, 1909-1976, From the Viola Elmore Willis death certificate.
  4. [S25] Richmond, VA Library of Virginia, Craig Co., Virginia, Birth Records, 1853-1896.
  5. [S4779] Garrett Funeral Home and Garrett-Hillcrest Cemetery, online http://garrett.tributes.com, From the Mildred Elmore Ware obituary.
  6. [S3705] High Point Enterprise, From the Rachel Wiley obituary in the May 20, 2011 edition.
  7. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  8. [S4298] Floral Garden Memorial Park, Guilford Co., NC, online http://www.findagrave.com
  9. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  10. [S1653] Bureau of Vital Statistics North Carolina State Board of Health, North Carolina Death Certificates, 1909-1976, From the James Corbett Willis death certificate.
  11. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  12. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  13. [S1653] Bureau of Vital Statistics North Carolina State Board of Health, North Carolina Death Certificates, 1909-1976, From the Elsie Willis Pitts death certificate.

Georgia L. "Georgie" Elmore1,2,3

F, b. February 17, 1899, d. June, 1987
FatherDabney Marshall Elmore1,2,3,4,5 b. September 12, 1868, d. September 28, 1929
MotherEmma Susan Via1,2,3,4,5 b. December 3, 1877
     Her Social Security Number was 220-54-0211.6 Georgia L. "Georgie" Elmore was buried at Fort Lincoln Cemetery, Brentwood, Prince George's Co., Maryland.7 She was born on February 17, 1899 at Virginia.1,6 As of August 5, 1925,her married name was Ransom.8 She married George Wesley Ransom on August 5, 1925 at Roanoke, Virginia.9,8 Georgia L. "Georgie" Elmore died in June, 1987 at age 88.6

Census Records

1900Dwelling 127, District 11, New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia1
1910Dwelling 17, District 75, New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia2
1920Dwelling 11, District 80, New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia3
1930Dwelling 332, District 28, Roanoke, Virginia8
1940Dwelling 13, District 1-156, Washington, D.C.10

Family

George Wesley Ransom b. August 9, 1900, d. July, 1968
Marriage*Georgia L. "Georgie" Elmore married George Wesley Ransom on August 5, 1925 at Roanoke, Virginia.9,8 
Children

Citations

  1. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S4779] Garrett Funeral Home and Garrett-Hillcrest Cemetery, online http://garrett.tributes.com, From the Mildred Elmore Ware obituary.
  5. [S3705] High Point Enterprise, From the Rachel Wiley obituary in the May 20, 2011 edition.
  6. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  7. [S4776] Fort Lincoln Cemetery, Prince George's Co., MD, online http://www.findagrave.com
  8. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S4775] Benson Family Tree, online http://trees.ancestry.com/tree/1210920/person/24207009609
  10. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.

Walter Price Elmore1

M, b. March 14, 1901, d. February 5, 1931
FatherDabney Marshall Elmore2,3,1,4,5 b. September 12, 1868, d. September 28, 1929
MotherEmma Susan Via2,3,6,1,4,5 b. December 3, 1877
     Walter Price Elmore was buried at Ruble Cemetery, Rt. 311, Craig Co., Virginia.7 He was born on March 14, 1901 at New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia.7,1 He married Adena Belle Crawford, daughter of Joshua Day Crawford and Rena Gertrude Wolfe, on January 7, 1925 at Paint Bank, Craig Co., Virginia.1 Walter Price Elmore died on February 5, 1931 at age 29.7

Census Records

1910Dwelling 17, District 75, New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia2
1920Dwelling 11, District 80, New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia3
1930Dwelling 44, District 3, New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia6

Occupation

1920Laborer3
1930Sawmill laborer6

Family

Adena Belle Crawford b. April 10, 1905, d. April 9, 1988
Marriage*Walter Price Elmore married Adena Belle Crawford, daughter of Joshua Day Crawford and Rena Gertrude Wolfe, on January 7, 1925 at Paint Bank, Craig Co., Virginia.1 

Citations

  1. [S26] Ruth G. Hale, Craig County, Virginia Marriages 1911-1938.
  2. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S4779] Garrett Funeral Home and Garrett-Hillcrest Cemetery, online http://garrett.tributes.com, From the Mildred Elmore Ware obituary.
  5. [S3705] High Point Enterprise, From the Rachel Wiley obituary in the May 20, 2011 edition.
  6. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S380] Ruth G. Hale, Ruble Cemetery, Rt. 311, Craig Co., VA.

Hallie V. G. Carper1,2

F, b. March 12, 1895, d. August 12, 1988
     Hallie V. G. Carper was buried at Garden of Memories Cemetery, 297 Dogwood Avenue, Crawford, Delta Co., Colorado.3 Her Social Security Number was 522-96-0171.4 She was born on March 12, 1895 at Craig Co., Virginia.2,3,4 As of January 6, 1919,her married name was Crowder.2 She married Charles Edward "Charlie" Crowder, son of Joel Elmore Crowder and Elmira Maria Crawford, on January 6, 1919 at New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia.2 Hallie V. G. Carper died on August 12, 1988 at age 93.3,4

Census Records

1930Dwelling 76, District 8, Precinct 3, Delta Co., Colorado5
1940Dwelling 76, District 15-8, Crawford, Delta Co., Colorado6

Family

Charles Edward "Charlie" Crowder b. August 7, 1892, d. June, 1978
Marriage*Hallie V. G. Carper married Charles Edward "Charlie" Crowder, son of Joel Elmore Crowder and Elmira Maria Crawford, on January 6, 1919 at New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia.2 

Citations

  1. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S26] Ruth G. Hale, Craig County, Virginia Marriages 1911-1938.
  3. [S3879] Garden of Memories Cemetery, Delta Co., CO, online http://www.findagrave.com
  4. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  5. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.

Carrie Alva Spangler1,2,3,4,5

F, b. May 27, 1881, d. November 24, 1928
FatherJames A. Spangler6,5 b. August, 1854
MotherNancy A. "Nannie" Gray1,6,5 b. May, 1853, d. before May 5, 1910
     Carrie Alva Spangler was buried at Concord Cemetery, Concord, Appomattox Co., Virginia.4,5 She was born on May 27, 1881 at Floyd Co., Virginia.4,5 As of 1890, Carrie Alva Spangler lived at Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia.6 She married Maurice Lee "Morris" Conner, son of Shelton Leek/Leak Conner and Sarah Byar "Sallie" Hall, on January 5, 1898 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,5 As of January 5, 1898,her married name was Conner. Carrie Alva Spangler died on November 24, 1928 at Rustburg, Campbell Co., Virginia, at age 47.3,4,5

Census Records

1900Dwelling 219, District 20, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia7
1910Dwelling 203, District 103, Dustin Township, Hughes Co., Oklahoma8
1920Dwelling 152, District 60, Lisbon, Bedford Co., Virginia2

Family

Maurice Lee "Morris" Conner b. January 1, 1879, d. April 14, 1971
Marriage*Carrie Alva Spangler married Maurice Lee "Morris" Conner, son of Shelton Leek/Leak Conner and Sarah Byar "Sallie" Hall, on January 5, 1898 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,5 
Children

Citations

  1. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S595] Alfred Lee Conner (son), "Maurice Lee Conner," e-mail to Scott Schaffer, Mar 20, 2002.
  4. [S2277] Concord Cemetery, Appomattox Co., VA, online http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&GSln=conner&GSbyrel=in&GSdyrel=in&GSst=48&GScntry=4&GSob=n&GSsr=121&GRid=61087037&CRid=2326848&df=all&
  5. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  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. [S5152] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Birth Records, 1864-2014.
  10. [S1042] News & Advance, The, From the Kathleen Conner Probst obituary in the Aug 16, 2017 edition.

Alfred Lee Conner1

M, b. December 23, 1915, d. August 7, 2005
FatherMaurice Lee "Morris" Conner2,1,3,4 b. January 1, 1879, d. April 14, 1971
MotherCarrie Alva Spangler3,1,4 b. May 27, 1881, d. November 24, 1928
     Alfred Lee Conner was buried at Florida National Cemetery, 6502 SW. 102nd Ave., Bushnell, Sumter Co., Florida.5 His Social Security Number was 578-16-3434.6 He married Ann Colvin.1,7 Alfred Lee Conner was born on December 23, 1915 at Thaxton, Bedford Co., Virginia; The SSDI Death Index has a birth date of Dec 23, 1916.1,6,8 He died on August 7, 2005 at Ocoee, Orange Co., Florida, at age 89.6,8 He Alfred L. Conner, 89, passed away Aug. 7, 2005, in Ocoee, Fla., near Orlando. Born in Thaxton, in 1915, he graduated from Rustburg High School and was an Army Air Corps veteran of World War II. One of the first selected for NASA operations at Cape Canaveral, Fla., he retired from there in the early 1970s. He is survived by his sister, Kathleen Probst of Lynchburg; wife, Ann, son Vernon and two grandchildren, all of Orlando, Fla. Services and interment will be held in Florida.
on August 9, 2005.8

Census Records

1920Dwelling 152, District 60, Lisbon, Bedford Co., Virginia3
1930Dwelling 65, District 11, Rustburg, Campbell Co., Virginia2
1940Hickam Field, Honolulu, Honolulu Co., Hawaii Territory9

Occupation

1930Farm laborer2
1940Soldier9

Family

Ann Colvin b. May 23, 1921, d. August 30, 2012
Marriage*Alfred Lee Conner married Ann Colvin.1,7 
Child
  • Vernon Lee Conner1,8,7

Citations

  1. [S595] Alfred Lee Conner (son), "Maurice Lee Conner," e-mail to Scott Schaffer, Mar 20, 2002.
  2. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S1042] News & Advance, The, From the Kathleen Conner Probst obituary in the Aug 16, 2017 edition.
  5. [S212] Florida National Cemetery, Sumter Co., Florida, online http://www.interment.net/data/us/fl/sumter/flornat/florida%5Fpippou.htm
  6. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  7. [S1928] Florida Today, From the Ann C. Conner obituary in the Sep 2, 2012 edition.
  8. [S1042] News & Advance, The, From the Alfred L. Conner Lee obituary in the Aug 9, 2005 edition.
  9. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.

Mary Etta Britts1

F, b. November 27, 1866, d. March 21, 1949
FatherDexter Snow Britts2,3,1,4,5 b. August 14, 1844, d. April 26, 1924
MotherElizabeth Ann "Bettie" Givens2,3,1,4,5 b. May 20, 1841, d. June 20, 1871
     Mary Etta Britts was buried at Hypes Family Cemetery, near New Bethel Church, Rt. 42, Craig Co., Virginia.1 She was born on November 27, 1866 at Craig Co., Virginia.2,3,1 She married John Watson Hypes on July 27, 1884 at Sinking Creek, Craig Co., Virginia.6,1 As of July 27, 1884,her married name was Hypes. Mary Etta Britts died on March 21, 1949 at Craig Co., Virginia, at age 82; Her tombstone has a death date of Mar 22, 1949.3,1

Census Records

1870Dwelling 276, Alleghany, Craig Co., Virginia4
1880Dwelling 93, District 22, Alleghany, Craig Co., Virginia5
1900Dwelling 98, District 10, Alleghany, Craig Co., Virginia7
1910Dwelling 24, District 73, Alleghany, Craig Co., Virginia8
1920Dwelling 58, District 79, Alleghany, Craig Co., Virginia9
1930Dwelling 156, District 1, Alleghany, Craig Co., Virginia10
1940Dwelling 205, District 81-16, Cave Spring, Roanoke Co., Virginia11

Family

John Watson Hypes b. September 6, 1865, d. May 10, 1934
Marriage*Mary Etta Britts married John Watson Hypes on July 27, 1884 at Sinking Creek, Craig Co., Virginia.6,1 
Children

Citations

  1. [S372] Ruth G. Hale, Hypes Family Cemetery, Rt. 42, Craig Co., VA.
  2. [S25] Richmond, VA Library of Virginia, Craig Co., Virginia, Birth Records, 1853-1896.
  3. [S31] Janet Skelton, "Hypes Family Line," e-mail to Scott Schaffer, 2003.
  4. [S166] National Archives and Records Administration, 1870 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S28] Ruth G. Hale, Craig County, Virginia Marriages 1882-1910.
  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. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  11. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  12. [S82] Robert Trenor, "Trenor Family Line," e-mail to Scott Schaffer, Aug 25, 2001.
  13. [S26] Ruth G. Hale, Craig County, Virginia Marriages 1911-1938.
  14. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.