Connie Sue Sexton1,2

F, b. August 10, 1960, d. July 3, 2019
FatherPaul Daniel Sexton Sr.1,3,2 b. February 5, 1935, d. October 10, 2013
MotherJoyce Ann Duty1,3,2
     Connie Sue Sexton was buried at Franklin Memorial Gardens, Winchester, Franklin Co., Tennessee.2 Her married name was Weese.2 She married Unknown Weese.2 Connie Sue Sexton was born on August 10, 1960 at Jackson, Jackson Co., Michigan.2 As of circa 1998,her married name was Ashworth.2 She married Arthur Ray "Art" Ashworth Jr. circa 1998.3,2 Connie Sue Sexton died on July 3, 2019 at Nashville, Davidson Co., Tennessee, at age 58.2 She ASHWORTH, Connie Sue, age 58 of Belvidere, passed away on Wednesday, July 3, 2019, at St. Thomas West in Nashville. She was born in Jackson, Michigan on Aug. 10, 1960. A dedicated homemaker, Connie enjoyed the outdoors and keeping her yard up as well as her dogs and horses. She was preceded in death by her father, Paul Sexton. Connie is survived by her loving husband of 21 years, Arthur Ray Ashworth Jr. of Belvidere; children, Trisha Weese of Winchester, Nathan Weese of Winchester, Christiana Ashworth of Michigan and William Ashworth of Michigan; mother, Joyce Sexton of Michigan; siblings, Linda (Alan) Hale of Michigan, Paul (Donna) Sexton of Florida, Rick (Pamela) Sexton, Jim Sexton, Ron Sexton and Larry Sexton, all of Michigan; 10 grandchildren; and one great-grandchild. Visitation was held on Monday, July 8, 2019, from 3-5 p.m. at Moore-Cortner Funeral Home in Winchester. Funeral services were conducted on Monday, July 8, 2019, at 5 p.m. in the Moore-Cortner Funeral Home Chapel. A graveside service was held on Tuesday, July 9, 2019, at 3 p.m. at Franklin Memorial Gardens in Winchester. on July 11, 2019.2

Family 1

Unknown Weese
Marriage*She married Unknown Weese.2 
Children
  • Trisha Weese2
  • Nathan Weese2

Family 2

Arthur Ray "Art" Ashworth Jr.
Marriage*Connie Sue Sexton married Arthur Ray "Art" Ashworth Jr. circa 1998.3,2 
Children
  • Christiana Ashworth2
  • William Ashworth2

Citations

  1. [S582] John Winfield Spangler, John Winfield Spangler Research Papers.
  2. [S10463] Herald Chronicle, The, From the Connie Sue Ashworth obituary in the Jul 11, 2019 edition.
  3. [S10462] Chas. J. Burden & Son Funeral Home, online www.dignitymemorial.com/funeral-homes/jackson-mi/chas-j-burden-son-funeral-home/2398, From the Paul D. Sexton obituary.

Elizabeth Murray "Betsy" Walker1,2

F, b. December 20, 1818, d. August 28, 1886
FatherAndrew Woods Walker3,2,4,5 b. May 5, 1782, d. December 10, 1862
MotherElizabeth "Betsy" Handley3,2,4,5 b. circa 1786, d. November 15, 1861
     Elizabeth Murray "Betsy" Walker was buried at Waugh Cemetery, New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia; The grave is no long visible.3 She was born on December 20, 1818 at Monroe Co., Virginia (now West Virginia).2,4 She married Elder Andrew Jackson "Andy" Elmore, son of James Elmore and Camilla "Milley" "Milla" Gant, on December 12, 1837 at Botetourt Co., Virginia.1,3,2 As of December 12, 1837,her married name was Elmore. Elizabeth Murray "Betsy" Walker died on August 28, 1886 at New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia, at age 67.2

Census Records

1850Dwelling 5, District 8, Botetourt Co., Virginia6
1860Dwelling 38, Summersville District, Nicholas Co., Virginia (now West Virginia)7
1870Dwelling 11, New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia8
1880Dwelling 135, District 23, New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia9

Family

Elder Andrew Jackson "Andy" Elmore b. July 9, 1811, d. November 29, 1895
Marriage*Elizabeth Murray "Betsy" Walker married Elder Andrew Jackson "Andy" Elmore, son of James Elmore and Camilla "Milley" "Milla" Gant, on December 12, 1837 at Botetourt Co., Virginia.1,3,2 
Children

Citations

  1. [S437] Jordan R. Dodd, Virginia Marriages, 1740-1850.
  2. [S645] Kraus-Everette Genealogy - Elmore Genalogy, online http://www.larkcom.us/ancestry/elmore/
  3. [S642] Featured Folk of Craig County, online http://www.geocities.com/craig_county_va/cra_f4.htm
  4. [S1374] Handley/Handly/Hanley Collection, online http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~vlwest/ha-1.htm
  5. [S5000] Will of Andrew Walker.
  6. [S153] National Archives and Records Administration, 1850 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S301] National Archives and Records Administration, 1860 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S166] National Archives and Records Administration, 1870 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.
  10. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Elmore-Clark marriage record.
  11. [S30] Ruth G. Hale, Craig County, Virginia Marriages 1851-1881.
  12. [S1590] Entucky Department for Libraries and Archives, Kentucky Death Records, 1852-1964.

Kate Pauline "Pauline" Conner1,2,3

F, b. August 7, 1898, d. September 4, 1953
FatherValentine Thrash Conner4,2,5,3 b. May 22, 1853, d. October 11, 1925
MotherKate Elma "Hatta" Tice4,2,5,3 b. September 22, 1872, d. July 20, 1954
     Kate Pauline "Pauline" Conner was buried at Sunset Cemetery, North Franklin Street, Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia.6,3 She was born on August 7, 1898 at Floyd Co., Virginia.5,3 She married Gaynor Harman, son of Lycurgas Harman and Nettie G. Linkous, on August 7, 1918 at Floyd Co., Virginia.5,3 As of August 7, 1918,her married name was Harman. Kate Pauline "Pauline" Conner died on September 4, 1953 at Roanoke, Virginia, at age 55.6,3

Census Records

1900Dwelling 217, District 20, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia4
1910Dwelling 61, District 51, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia2
1920Dwelling 28, District 115, Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia7
1930Dwelling 149, District 11, Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia1
1940Dwelling 184, District 61-15, Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia8

Family

Gaynor Harman b. July 5, 1891, d. January 22, 1956
Marriage*Kate Pauline "Pauline" Conner married Gaynor Harman, son of Lycurgas Harman and Nettie G. Linkous, on August 7, 1918 at Floyd Co., Virginia.5,3 
Children

Citations

  1. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 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. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  6. [S65] Rena Worthen & Margarette Tynan, Montgomery County Virginia Cemetery Reading of Sunset Cemetery, Christiansburg.
  7. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the John Valentine Harman obituary in the Mar 17, 1990 edition.
  10. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the William Milton Harman obituary in the May 13, 2000 edition.
  11. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  12. [S1653] Bureau of Vital Statistics North Carolina State Board of Health, North Carolina Death Certificates, 1909-1976.
  13. [S557] VA Montgomery Co., Register 3, Montgomery Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  14. [S5223] Social Security Administration, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.
  15. [S591] Richmond Times - Dispatch, From the Polly Ann Eggleston obituary in the Jan 6, 2013 edition.

Gaynor Harman1,2,3,4,5

M, b. July 5, 1891, d. January 22, 1956
FatherLycurgas Harman2,5 b. March 4, 1852, d. April 11, 1923
MotherNettie G. Linkous2,5 b. December 21, 1863, d. March 7, 1917
     Gaynor Harman was buried at Sunset Cemetery, North Franklin Street, Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia.1,5 He was born on July 5, 1891 at Montgomery Co., Virginia; His death certificate has a birth date of July 7, 1891.1,2,4,5 He married Kate Pauline "Pauline" Conner, daughter of Valentine Thrash Conner and Kate Elma "Hatta" Tice, on August 7, 1918 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,5 Gaynor Harman died on January 22, 1956 at Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia, at age 64.1,5

Census Records

1920Dwelling 28, District 115, Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia6
1930Dwelling 149, District 11, Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia7
1940Dwelling 184, District 61-15, Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia8

Occupation

1920Telegraph operator6
1930Railroad telegraph operator7
1940Railroad telegraph operator8

Family

Kate Pauline "Pauline" Conner b. August 7, 1898, d. September 4, 1953
Marriage*Gaynor Harman married Kate Pauline "Pauline" Conner, daughter of Valentine Thrash Conner and Kate Elma "Hatta" Tice, on August 7, 1918 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,5 
Children

Citations

  1. [S65] Rena Worthen & Margarette Tynan, Montgomery County Virginia Cemetery Reading of Sunset Cemetery, Christiansburg.
  2. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  3. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the William Milton Harman obituary in the May 13, 2000 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. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the John Valentine Harman obituary in the Mar 17, 1990 edition.
  10. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  11. [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.
  12. [S1653] Bureau of Vital Statistics North Carolina State Board of Health, North Carolina Death Certificates, 1909-1976.
  13. [S557] VA Montgomery Co., Register 3, Montgomery Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  14. [S5223] Social Security Administration, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.
  15. [S591] Richmond Times - Dispatch, From the Polly Ann Eggleston obituary in the Jan 6, 2013 edition.

John Valentine Harman1

M, b. July 29, 1924, d. March 15, 1990
FatherGaynor Harman1,2,3,4 b. July 5, 1891, d. January 22, 1956
MotherKate Pauline "Pauline" Conner1,2,3,4 b. August 7, 1898, d. September 4, 1953
     John Valentine Harman was buried at Sunset Cemetery, North Franklin Street, Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia.5,1 He was born on July 29, 1924 at Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia.5,1 He married Josephine Marie Jennings, daughter of Kyle Heath Jennings and Irene Browning, on November 15, 1945 at Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia.6,7 John Valentine Harman died on March 15, 1990 at Radford, Virginia, at age 65.5,1 He John Valentine Harman, age 65, of 305 Park Street, died Thursday, March 15, 1990 in a Radford Hospital. He was born and raised in Christiansburg, a son of the late Gaynor and Pauline Conner Harman. He was active in all sports at Christiansburg High School and Fishburne Military Academy. A graduate of Virginia Tech, he served in the Marine Corps during World War II. He taught Agriculture at Pearisburg High and retired from the R.A.A.P. with 18 years service. He was also active in the farming community. He was preceded in death by a brother, Edward Harman. He is survived by his wife, Marie J. Harman; son, John Gaynor Harman, Rockville, Md; two daughters, Gina Fletcher, Charlottesville; Vicky Robertson, Silver Springs, Md; brother, William Harman, Christiansburg; sister, Polly H. Eggleston, Petersburg; five grandchildren. Funeral services will be 1:30 p.m. Sunday from the Main Street Baptist Church conducted by the Rev. Peter duPlessis with burial in Sunset Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials be made to the Christiansburg Rescue Squad. The family will receive friends at the Richardson-Horne Funeral Home from 7:00 to 9:00 Saturday evening. on March 17, 1990.1

Census Records

1930Dwelling 149, District 11, Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia2
1940Dwelling 184, District 61-15, Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia4

Family

Josephine Marie Jennings b. December 12, 1924, d. November 9, 2006
Marriage*John Valentine Harman married Josephine Marie Jennings, daughter of Kyle Heath Jennings and Irene Browning, on November 15, 1945 at Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia.6,7 
Children
  • Vicky/Vicki Harman1,6
  • John Gaynor Harman8,1
  • Gina Marie Harman1,9,6

Citations

  1. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the John Valentine Harman obituary in the Mar 17, 1990 edition.
  2. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the William Milton Harman obituary in the May 13, 2000 edition.
  4. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S65] Rena Worthen & Margarette Tynan, Montgomery County Virginia Cemetery Reading of Sunset Cemetery, Christiansburg.
  6. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Marie J. Harman obituary in the Nov 12, 2006 edition.
  7. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  8. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Marie J. Harman obituary in the Nov 10, 2006 edition.
  9. [S877] VA Montgomery Co., Register 7, Montgomery Co., VA Marriage Records.

Algernon Dean "A. D." Wilson1,2

M, b. March 21, 1942, d. March 17, 1995
FatherBerthe Commodore Wilson2,3,4 b. November 20, 1902, d. June 3, 1989
MotherFannie A. Craighead3,2,4 b. August 23, 1906, d. January 21, 1984
     His Social Security Number was 227-52-2221.5 Algernon Dean "A. D." Wilson was buried at Restvale Cemetery, Rt. 221, Check, Floyd Co., Virginia.6,1 He was born on March 21, 1942 at Floyd Co., Virginia.6,5,2 He married Donna Faye Poff, daughter of William Jackson "Willie" Poff and Virginia Ethel Manning, on September 1, 1962 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,1 Algernon Dean "A. D." Wilson died on March 17, 1995 at Virginia at age 52.6,1 He WILSON, Algernon Dean, ("A. D."), 52, of Copper Hill, passed away Friday, March 17, 1995. He is survived by his wife, Donna Poff Wilson, Copper Hill; one son and daughter-in-law, Leslie and Lynda Wilson, Copper Hill; one daughter, Denise F. Wilson, Copper Hill; one granddaughter, Amanda Lyn Wilson, Copper Hill; two sisters, Norma Jean Smith, Copper Hill, Margaret W. Farris, Roanoke; and one brother, Harmon Wilson, Vinton. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Sunday at New Haven Baptist Church, with the Rev. Leon Wood and the Rev. Jim Sutphin officiating. Interment to follow in Restvale Cemetery. Friends may call after 1 p.m. Saturday at Gardner Funeral Home, Floyd, where the family will be from 7 to 9 p.m. on March 18, 1995.1

Family

Donna Faye Poff
Marriage*He married Donna Faye Poff, daughter of William Jackson "Willie" Poff and Virginia Ethel Manning, on September 1, 1962 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,1 
Children

Citations

  1. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Algernon Dean Wilson obituary in the Mar 18, 1995 edition.
  2. [S13] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 6, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  3. [S853] Lisa Ann Wilson Ratliff, "Wilson Family Information," e-mail to Scott Schaffer, Apr 23, 2002.
  4. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Norma Wilson Smith obituary in the Jun 4, 2017 edition.
  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. [S10] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 7, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.

Salome S. "Loam" Elmore1,2,3

F, b. February 10, 1880, d. March 30, 1953
FatherPaul Newton Elmore1,4 b. February 24, 1849, d. August 23, 1924
MotherLaura Katherine "Lora" Hancock1,5,4 b. June 9, 1857, d. April 13, 1928
     Salome S. "Loam" Elmore was buried at Evergreen Burial Park, 1307 Summit Ave SW, Roanoke, Virginia.3 She was born on February 10, 1880 at New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia.1,2,3 She married Emmet William Epperly on July 27, 1901.2 As of July 27, 1901,her married name was Epperly. Salome S. "Loam" Elmore died on March 30, 1953 at Roanoke, Virginia, at age 73.1,2,3

Census Records

1880Dwelling 74, District 23, New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia5
1900Dwelling 48, District 3, Clifton Forge, Alleghany Co., Virginia4
1910Dwelling 229, District 121, Melrose Ward, Roanoke, VirginiaSalome and her son Jessie were enumerated in the household of her father Paul6
1920Dwelling 105, District 27, Roanoke, Virginia7
1930Dwelling 148, District 16, Roanoke, Virginia8
1940Dwelling 50, District 119-24, Roanoke, Virginia9

Family

Emmet William Epperly b. August 26, 1867, d. December 8, 1919
Marriage*Salome S. "Loam" Elmore married Emmet William Epperly on July 27, 1901.2 
Children

Citations

  1. [S274] Robert & Juanita Elmore Conner, "Personal Papers of Robert & Juanita Elmore Conner."
  2. [S1964] Charlene Elmore Blassingham, "Elmores of New Castle, VA."
  3. [S2253] Evergreen Burial Park, Roanoke VA, online http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&GSln=poff&GSbyrel=in&GSdyrel=in&GSst=48&GScntry=4&GSob=n&GRid=61845073&CRid=50174&df=all&
  4. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 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. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  11. [S5152] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Birth Records, 1864-2014.
  12. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.

Samuel A. Terry1,2

M, b. August 10, 1839, d. August 5, 1914
     Samuel A. Terry was buried at West Family Cemetery, Westwood, Route 4, Floyd, Floyd Co., Virginia.2 He was born on August 10, 1839 at Virginia.2 He married Loza/Lauza A. Moore on October 23, 1862 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1 Samuel A. Terry died on August 5, 1914 at Floyd Co., Virginia, at age 74.2

Census Records

1890Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia3

Occupation

Farmer

Family

Loza/Lauza A. Moore b. January 5, 1844, d. March 23, 1893
Marriage*Samuel A. Terry married Loza/Lauza A. Moore on October 23, 1862 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1 
Children

Citations

  1. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S1021] Mary Conner Williams, West Family Cemetery, Floyd Co., VA.
  3. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.

Mary Matilda Graham1

F, b. May 13, 1862, d. April 27, 1924
FatherWilliam Simmons Graham1,2,3 b. November 25, 1831, d. before June 24, 1870
MotherCaroline Poff1,2,3 b. circa 1839, d. before June 24, 1870
     Mary Matilda Graham was buried at Evergreen Burial Park, 1307 Summit Ave SW, Roanoke, Virginia.2,3 She was born on May 13, 1862 at Floyd Co., Virginia.4,2,3 She married John Wilson Gray, son of James R. Gray and Ann Eliza Kelley, on December 22, 1881 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1 As of December 22, 1881,her married name was Gray. Mary Matilda Graham died on April 27, 1924 at Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia, at age 61.2,3

Census Records

1870Dwelling 122, Jacksonville, Floyd Co., VirginiaEnumerated in the household of her grandfather Lawrence Graham5
1880Dwelling 341, District 28, Jacksonville, Floyd Co., VirginiaEnumerated in the household of her grandfather Lawrence Graham6
1890Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia7
1900Dwelling 4, District 19, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia4
1910Dwelling 120, District 53, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia8
1920Dwelling 322, District 124, Salem, Roanoke Co., VirginiaEnumerated in the household of her son-in-law John Sowder9

Family

John Wilson Gray b. July 11, 1859, d. March 20, 1943
Marriage*Mary Matilda Graham married John Wilson Gray, son of James R. Gray and Ann Eliza Kelley, on December 22, 1881 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1 
Child

Citations

  1. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S2723] Roanoke City VA Archives - Evergreen Cemetery, online http://files.usgwarchives.org/va/roanokecity/cemeteries/
  3. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  4. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S166] National Archives and Records Administration, 1870 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 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. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.

Harvey Lee Ferris1,2,3,4

M, b. November 14, 1897, d. February 1, 1983
FatherValentine T. Ferris5,6,7,8,9,4 b. March 10, 1872, d. July 14, 1951
MotherLucinda Ann Elizabeth "Cindy" Aldridge5,6,7,8,4 b. August 27, 1867, d. April 4, 1922
     His Social Security Number was 229-24-2645.10 Harvey Lee Ferris was buried at Restvale Cemetery, Rt. 221, Check, Floyd Co., Virginia.1,4 He was born on November 14, 1897 at Floyd Co., Virginia.10,5,3,4 He married Nellie Jane Conner, daughter of Daniel Adam Conner and Lydia Amanda Conner, on February 28, 1923 at Floyd Co., Virginia.5,2,4 Harvey Lee Ferris died on February 1, 1983 at Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia, at age 85.11,4

Census Records

1900Dwelling 159, District 20, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia6
1910Dwelling 177, District 51, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia7
1920Dwelling 170, District 100, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia8
1930Dwelling 136, District 11, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia12
1940Dwelling 135, District 32-14, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia9

Occupation

1920Farm laborer8
1930Farmer12
1940Farmer9

Family

Nellie Jane Conner b. March 6, 1897, d. January 29, 1972
Marriage*Harvey Lee Ferris married Nellie Jane Conner, daughter of Daniel Adam Conner and Lydia Amanda Conner, on February 28, 1923 at Floyd Co., Virginia.5,2,4 
Children

Citations

  1. [S104] Billy and Juanita Grice, Cemeteries in Floyd County.
  2. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, From the Nellie Conner Ferris obituary in an unknown edition.
  3. [S533] National Archives and Records Administration, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-18.
  4. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  5. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  6. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  10. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  11. [S1640] Jack Spangler, Index of Obituary and Death Notices Appearing in the Floyd Press 1973-1999.
  12. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  13. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Lorraine Ferris Hall obituary in the Jul 27, 2005 edition.
  14. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, From the Carlton Lee Ferris obituary in an unknown newspaper.
  15. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.

Joseph Fordsel "Ford" Ferris1,2

M, b. June 16, 1929, d. April 29, 2007
FatherPosie Jessie Ferris1,3,4,2 b. December 28, 1894, d. December 19, 1958
MotherEliza Myrtle Carr1,4,2 b. January 5, 1895, d. March 30, 1934
     His Social Security Number was 224-36-7150.5 Joseph Fordsel "Ford" Ferris was buried at Sherwood Burial Park, 1045 Lynchburg Turnpike, Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia.2 He was born on June 16, 1929 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,5 He married Margaret Ann Wilson, daughter of Berthe Commodore Wilson and Fannie A. Craighead, on March 30, 1956 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,2 Joseph Fordsel "Ford" Ferris died on April 29, 2007 at Virginia at age 77.2,5 He Joseph Fordsel (Ford) Ferris, 77, of Roanoke, went to be with the Lord, Sunday April 29, 2007. He is preceded in death by his grandson, Micah Austin Ferris; biological parents, Posie and Myrtle Ferris; foster family, Jim and Flora Conner, Oakey and Dedith Conner and several foster brothers and sisters; brothers Jim Ferris and Garland Taylor. Mr. Ferris was a member of First Baptist Church and retired from John Hancock Steel with over 44 years of service. He is survived by his wife of 51 years, Margaret Wilson Ferris; son, David Ferris and wife Cindy; daughter, Amy Lambert and husband Kenny; grandchildren, Kaleb, Aaron and Nathaniel Lambert and Samuel Ferris; brother, Frank Ferris and wife Marie. Ford also leaves behind many loving family members, extended family and friends. Funeral services will be held 10 a.m. Wednesday, May 2, 2007 from Oakey's South Chapel with Dr. Bryan Smith officiating. Interment will follow in Sherwood Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Oakey's South Chapel. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions be made to the American Diabetes Association, P.O. Box 1131 Fairfax, Va. 22038-1131. Arrangements by Oakey's South Chapel. on May 1, 2007.2

Census Records

1930Dwelling 126, District 11, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia4
1940Dwelling 124, District 32-13, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., VirginiaEnumerated in the household of James P. Conner6

Family

Margaret Ann Wilson
Marriage*Joseph Fordsel "Ford" Ferris married Margaret Ann Wilson, daughter of Berthe Commodore Wilson and Fannie A. Craighead, on March 30, 1956 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,2 
Children
  • David Ferris7,2
  • Amy Ferris7,2

Citations

  1. [S13] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 6, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Joseph Fordsel Ferris obituary in the May 1, 2007 edition.
  3. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, From the P. Jesse Ferris obituary in an unknown newspaper.
  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. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Joseph and Margaret Ferris 50th anniversary announcement in the Apr 23, 2006 edition.

Ruby R. Bell1

F, b. January 18, 1915, d. December 16, 2001
FatherThomas Benjamin "Tom" Bell2,1 b. March 16, 1868, d. October 14, 1946
MotherLiona Eliza Craighead2 b. February 6, 1870, d. January 15, 1931
     Ruby R. Bell was buried at Restvale Cemetery, Rt. 221, Check, Floyd Co., Virginia.3 Her Social Security Number was 228-94-3085.4 She was born on January 18, 1915 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,4 She married William Joseph E. Stump, son of Lemuel Byrd "Lem" Stump and Lula E. Conner, on December 24, 1935 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,3,5,6 As of December 24, 1935,her married name was Stump. Ruby R. Bell died on December 16, 2001 at Floyd Co., Virginia, at age 86.4,5 She FLOYD - Ruby Bell Stump, 86, passed away, Sunday, December 16, 2001 at Skyline Manor Nursing Home. She was preceded in death by her husband William J. Stump. She is survived by: one daughter and son-in-law, Hilda and Paul Ferris, Floyd; two granddaughters and their husbands, Drema and Bink Tolbert, Willis, Rhonda and G.C. Spangler, Floyd; four great-granddaughters and their husbands, Michelle and Mike Harman, Water Valley, MS, Sonya and Tony Griffith, Floyd, Ashley Spangler, Floyd, Kenzie Tolbert, Willis; one great-great grandson, Ethan Griffith, Floyd; two special sisters-in-law, Beulah Walters and Ina Stump, both of Floyd; one sister-in-law, Lucy Wilson, Bassett; several nieces and nephews; also her extended family at Skyline Manor Nursing Home, Floyd. Graveside service at Restvale Cemetery with Elder Hale Terry officiating, Tuesday, December 18 at 11:00 a.m. Arrangements by Wood Funeral Home. on December 20, 2001.5

Census Records

1940Dwelling 61, District 32-13, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia7

Family

William Joseph E. Stump b. June 28, 1911, d. May 18, 1987
Marriage*Ruby R. Bell married William Joseph E. Stump, son of Lemuel Byrd "Lem" Stump and Lula E. Conner, on December 24, 1935 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,3,5,6 
Child
  • Hilda Lee Stump5,8,7

Citations

  1. [S314] Virginia County Clerk of Floyd Co., Floyd Co., Virginia Will Book 05.
  2. [S12] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 5, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  3. [S104] Billy and Juanita Grice, Cemeteries in Floyd County.
  4. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  5. [S116] Floyd Press, From the Ruby Bell Stump obituary in the Dec 20, 2001 edition.
  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.

Charles Cecil Johnston1,2,3

M, b. August 3, 1912, d. June 14, 1961
     Charles Cecil Johnston was buried at Odd Fellow Cemetery, Wise Co., Virginia.3 He was born on August 3, 1912 at Wise Co., Virginia.3 He married Nellie Christine Elmore, daughter of Paul Newton Elmore and Laura Katherine "Lora" Hancock, on November 15, 1957 at Roanoke, Virginia.1,2,3 Charles Cecil Johnston died on June 14, 1961 at Roanoke, Virginia, at age 48.3

Family

Nellie Christine Elmore b. January 31, 1903, d. April 26, 1990
Marriage*He married Nellie Christine Elmore, daughter of Paul Newton Elmore and Laura Katherine "Lora" Hancock, on November 15, 1957 at Roanoke, Virginia.1,2,3 

Citations

  1. [S1964] Charlene Elmore Blassingham, "Elmores of New Castle, VA."
  2. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  3. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.

Mary Jane Ferris1,2,3

F, b. June 15, 1883, d. January 24, 1966
FatherJohn Ferris2,3 b. 1854, d. February 1, 1936
MotherJulia/Judia Virginia McGhee2,3 b. November 12, 1859, d. February 15, 1932
     Mary Jane Ferris was buried at Copper Hill Church of the Brethren Cemetery, 8838 Floyd Hwy N. US Hwy 221, Copper Hill, Floyd Co., Virginia.4,3 She was born on June 15, 1883 at Floyd Co., Virginia.4,2,3 She married John Weaver Argabright, son of David Andrew Argabright and Sarah Jane Gearheart, on December 20, 1902 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2 As of December 20, 1902,her married name was Argabright. Mary Jane Ferris died on January 24, 1966 at age 82.4,3

Census Records

1890Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia5

Family

John Weaver Argabright b. April 5, 1876, d. November 3, 1960
Marriage*Mary Jane Ferris married John Weaver Argabright, son of David Andrew Argabright and Sarah Jane Gearheart, on December 20, 1902 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2 
Child

Citations

  1. [S12] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 5, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  3. [S342] Researcher and Compiler William Harvey Green Sylvia Gearheart Albert, Argabright Family of Floyd, Franklin, and Montgomery Counties, Virginia.
  4. [S104] Billy and Juanita Grice, Cemeteries in Floyd County.
  5. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.