Emanuel "Manny" Knopp1,2,3,4

M, b. March 7, 1902, d. January 14, 1971
FatherWolfgang "Wolf" Knopp1,2,5 b. January 15, 1873, d. October 7, 1955
MotherPessie Fagel "Fannie" Polter1,5 b. circa 1878, d. October 10, 1918
     His Social Security Number was 081-01-5242.6 Emanuel "Manny" Knopp was buried at New Montefiore Cemetery, 1180 Wellwood Avenue, West Babylon, Suffolk Co., New York.3 He was born on March 7, 1902 at New York.1,6 He married Julia Resnick in 1926 at Brooklyn, Kings Co., New York.7,4 Emanuel "Manny" Knopp died on January 14, 1971 at New York at age 68.6,3

Census Records

1910Dwelling 91, District 728, Ward 26, Brooklyn, Kings Co., New York1
1920Dwelling 43, District 1512, Assembly District 23, Brooklyn, Kings Co., New York2
1940Dwelling 217, District 24-2476, New York, Kings Co., New York8

Occupation

1940Haberdasher8

Family

Julia Resnick b. June 1, 1903, d. November 12, 1972
Marriage*Emanuel "Manny" Knopp married Julia Resnick in 1926 at Brooklyn, Kings Co., New York.7,4 
Children

Citations

  1. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S6448] New Montefiore Cemetery, Suffolk Co., NY, online http://www.findagrave.com/
  4. [S6440] New York City Clerk's Office, New York City, Marriage License Indexes, 1907-1995.
  5. [S6445] New York, State Census, 1905, unknown location, New York State Archives, Albany, NY.
  6. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  7. [S6449] Unknown name of person, New York State Death Certificate, From the Priscilla Levenson death certificate.
  8. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S5223] Social Security Administration, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.

George Knopp1,2

M, b. November 9, 1903, d. August, 1968
FatherWolfgang "Wolf" Knopp1,3,2 b. January 15, 1873, d. October 7, 1955
MotherPessie Fagel "Fannie" Polter1,2 b. circa 1878, d. October 10, 1918
     His Social Security Number was 059-20-2615.4 George Knopp was born on November 9, 1903 at New York.1,4 He married Evelyn C. Unknown circa 1928.5 George Knopp died in August, 1968 at Florida at age 64.4

Census Records

1910Dwelling 91, District 728, Ward 26, Brooklyn, Kings Co., New York1
1920Dwelling 43, District 1512, Assembly District 23, Brooklyn, Kings Co., New York3
1930Dwelling 374, District 753, Brooklyn, Kings Co., New York5
1940Dwelling 205, District 30-37, East Rockaway, Nassau Co., New York6

Occupation

1930Lawyer5
1940Lawyer6

Family

Evelyn C. Unknown b. November 5, 1905, d. February 4, 1985
Marriage*George Knopp married Evelyn C. Unknown circa 1928.5 
Children
  • Herbert J. Knopp6
  • Peter Francis Knopp7,6

Citations

  1. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S6445] New York, State Census, 1905, unknown location, New York State Archives, Albany, NY.
  3. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  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.
  7. [S4567] New York Times, From the Knopp-La Farge marriage announcement in the Jun 19, 1972 edition.

Isidor "Izzy" Knopp1,2,3

M, b. May 26, 1906, d. December 13, 1989
FatherWolfgang "Wolf" Knopp4,5,6 b. January 15, 1873, d. October 7, 1955
MotherPessie Fagel "Fannie" Polter4 b. circa 1878, d. October 10, 1918
     His Social Security Number was 079-20-5050.7 Isidor "Izzy" Knopp was buried at Star of David Memorial Gardens, 7701 Bailey Road, North Lauderdale, Broward Co., Florida.2 He was born on May 26, 1906 at New York.4,7,3 He married Sylvia "Sue" Sepler on May 23, 1934 at Kings Co., New York.1 Isidor "Izzy" Knopp died on December 13, 1989 at Broward Co., Florida, at age 83.7,3

Census Records

1910Dwelling 91, District 728, Ward 26, Brooklyn, Kings Co., New York4
1920Dwelling 43, District 1512, Assembly District 23, Brooklyn, Kings Co., New York5
1930Dwelling 2, District 1307, Brooklyn, Kings Co., New York6

Occupation

1930Cap manufacturer assistant manager6

Family

Sylvia "Sue" Sepler b. September 4, 1909, d. December 20, 2008
Marriage*Isidor "Izzy" Knopp married Sylvia "Sue" Sepler on May 23, 1934 at Kings Co., New York.1 

Citations

  1. [S4205] 1866-1937 Index to New York City Marriages, New York, New York, Marriage Indexes 1866-1937.
  2. [S6447] Star of David Memorial Gardens, Broward Co., FL, online http://www.findagrave.com/
  3. [S417] Florida Health Department, Florida Death Index,1877-1998.
  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.

Dora Blum1

F, b. circa 1887, d. before April 4, 1940
     Dora Blum was born circa 1887 at Hungary.2 She married Wolfgang "Wolf" Knopp, son of Tevya Knopp, on July 2, 1919 at Manhattan, New York Co., New York.1 As of July 2, 1919,her married name was Knopp.1 Dora Blum died before April 4, 1940; Her husband was enumerated as a widower in the 1940 Census.3

Census Records

1920Dwelling 43, District 1512, Assembly District 23, Brooklyn, Kings Co., New York2
1930Dwelling 2, District 1307, Brooklyn, Kings Co., New York4

Family

Wolfgang "Wolf" Knopp b. January 15, 1873, d. October 7, 1955
Marriage*Dora Blum married Wolfgang "Wolf" Knopp, son of Tevya Knopp, on July 2, 1919 at Manhattan, New York Co., New York.1 
Child

Citations

  1. [S4205] 1866-1937 Index to New York City Marriages, New York, New York, Marriage Indexes 1866-1937.
  2. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.

Jack Knopp1,2,3

M, b. August 1, 1920, d. September 18, 2001
FatherWolfgang "Wolf" Knopp1,4 b. January 15, 1873, d. October 7, 1955
MotherDora Blum1 b. circa 1887, d. before April 4, 1940
     His Social Security Number was 055-07-2574.5 Jack Knopp was buried at Greenoaks Memorial Park, 9595 Florida Blvd., Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana.2,3 He was born on August 1, 1920 at New York, New York Co., New York.1,5,3,6 He married Maxine Jacqueline Polmer circa 1944.2,7 Jack Knopp died on September 18, 2001 at Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana, at age 81.5,2,3,6 He Knopp, Jack - A resident of Baton Rouge, he died Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2001, at Baton Rouge General Medical Center-Mid City. He was 81 and a U.S. Army Air Corps veteran of World War II. Graveside services in Greenoaks Memorial Park at 10 a.m. Thursday, conducted by Rabbi Barry Weinstein. Survived by his wife of 57 years, Maxine Polmer Knopp; a son, Myron David Knopp; and numerous nieces and nephews. In lieu flowers, memorial donations may be made to B'nai Israel Synagogue. on September 20, 2001.2

Census Records

1930Dwelling 2, District 1307, Brooklyn, Kings Co., New York1
1940Dwelling 66, Enumeration District 24-394A, New York, Kings Co., New York4

Family

Maxine Jacqueline Polmer b. May 26, 1924, d. November 16, 2009
Marriage*Jack Knopp married Maxine Jacqueline Polmer circa 1944.2,7 
Child
  • Myron David Knopp2

Citations

  1. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S3288] Advocate, The, From the Jack Knopp obituary in the Sep 20, 2001 edition.
  3. [S6450] Greenoaks Memorial Park, Baton Rouge, LA, online http://www.findagrave.com/
  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.
  6. [S1405] National Cemetery Administration, U.S. Veterans Gravesites, ca.1775-2006.
  7. [S964] Texas Department of State Health Services, Texas Birth Index, 1903-1997.

William Riceville/Rice Yates1,2,3

M, b. circa 1807, d. October 4, 1889
FatherJoseph M. Yates4,5 b. circa 1783, d. before August 20, 1883
MotherSarah "Sally" Linthicum5 b. circa 1783, d. June, 1859
     William Riceville/Rice Yates was buried at McLaughlin-Yates Cemetery on the farm of John Eastwood on Bair Branch Road, Keeling, Pittsylvania Co., Virginia.2 He was born circa 1807 at Pittsylvania Co., Virginia.6,5 He married Elizabeth "Betsy" McLaughlin, daughter of Henry McLaughlin and Mary "Polly" Terry, on December 7, 1829 at Pittsylvania Co., Virginia.3 William Riceville/Rice Yates County tax records show that in 1840, William R. Yates paid taxes on 93 acres of land on Lick Branch in 1840 at Pittsylvania Co., Virginia.2 He died on October 4, 1889 at Keeling, Pittsylvania Co., Virginia.5

Census Records

1840Southern District, Pittsylvania Co., VirginiaThe enumeration reads 2 males under 5, 1 male 30-40, 3 females 5-10, and 1 female 30-407
1850Dwelling 1001, Southern District, Pittsylvania Co., Virginia6
1860Dwelling 1696, Southern District, Pittsylvania Co., Virginia4
1870Dwelling 2538, Subdivision North of Dan River, Pittsylvania Co., Virginia8
1880Dwelling 124, District 168, Dan River, Patrick Co., VirginiaEnumerated in the household of his son-in-law William W. Turner9

Occupation

1850Blacksmith6
1860Merchant4
1880Blacksmith9

Family

Elizabeth "Betsy" McLaughlin b. circa 1807, d. before 1862
Marriage*William Riceville/Rice Yates married Elizabeth "Betsy" McLaughlin, daughter of Henry McLaughlin and Mary "Polly" Terry, on December 7, 1829 at Pittsylvania Co., Virginia.3 
Children

Citations

  1. [S1527] Kathleen Booth Williams, Marriages of Pittsylvania Co., VA 1806-1830.
  2. [S1529] Descendants of William Terry, Jr., online http://66.116.201.218/Terry/index.htm
  3. [S437] Jordan R. Dodd, Virginia Marriages, 1740-1850.
  4. [S301] National Archives and Records Administration, 1860 United States Federal Census.
  5. [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
  6. [S153] National Archives and Records Administration, 1850 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S414] National Archives and Records Administration, 1840 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. [S599] Sr. Robert Somerville Radford Yates, A History of John Yeardley Yates of Pittsylvania and Patrick Counties, Virginia.
  11. [S116] Floyd Press, From the Mary H. Yeatts obituary in an undated edition.
  12. [S1515] Mike K. Williams, Marriages of Pittsylvania County VA 1831-1861.
  13. [S1737] Mike K. Williams, Marriages of Pittsylvania County Virginia 1862-75.
  14. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  15. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  16. [S3538] Terry Family Cemetery, Pittsylvania Co., VA, online http://www.findagrave.com

Elizabeth "Betsy" McLaughlin1,2

F, b. circa 1807, d. before 1862
FatherHenry McLaughlin1,3 b. circa 1780, d. before December 4, 1850
MotherMary "Polly" Terry3 b. circa 1785
     Elizabeth "Betsy" McLaughlin was born circa 1807 at Pittsylvania Co., Virginia.4,3 She married William Riceville/Rice Yates, son of Joseph M. Yates and Sarah "Sally" Linthicum, on December 7, 1829 at Pittsylvania Co., Virginia.2 As of December 7, 1829,her married name was Yates.2 Elizabeth "Betsy" McLaughlin died before 1862 at Pittsylvania Co., Virginia.3

Census Records

1850Dwelling 1001, Southern District, Pittsylvania Co., Virginia4

Family

William Riceville/Rice Yates b. circa 1807, d. October 4, 1889
Marriage*Elizabeth "Betsy" McLaughlin married William Riceville/Rice Yates, son of Joseph M. Yates and Sarah "Sally" Linthicum, on December 7, 1829 at Pittsylvania Co., Virginia.2 
Children

Citations

  1. [S1527] Kathleen Booth Williams, Marriages of Pittsylvania Co., VA 1806-1830.
  2. [S437] Jordan R. Dodd, Virginia Marriages, 1740-1850.
  3. [S1529] Descendants of William Terry, Jr., online http://66.116.201.218/Terry/index.htm
  4. [S153] National Archives and Records Administration, 1850 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S599] Sr. Robert Somerville Radford Yates, A History of John Yeardley Yates of Pittsylvania and Patrick Counties, Virginia.
  6. [S1515] Mike K. Williams, Marriages of Pittsylvania County VA 1831-1861.
  7. [S1737] Mike K. Williams, Marriages of Pittsylvania County Virginia 1862-75.
  8. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.

Sarah C. "Sally" Yates1,2

F, b. January, 1831
FatherWilliam Riceville/Rice Yates3,1 b. circa 1807, d. October 4, 1889
MotherElizabeth "Betsy" McLaughlin1 b. circa 1807, d. before 1862
     Sarah C. "Sally" Yates was born in January, 1831 at Pittsylvania Co., Virginia.4 As of circa 1860,her married name was Turner.4 She married William W. Turner circa 1860 at Pittsylvania Co., Virginia.2,4

Census Records

1850Dwelling 1001, Southern District, Pittsylvania Co., Virginia1
1860Dwelling 1696, Southern District, Pittsylvania Co., Virginia3
1870Dwelling 4434, Subdivision North of Dan River, Pittsylvania Co., Virginia5
1880Dwelling 124, District 168, Dan River, Patrick Co., Virginia6
1900Dwelling 61, District 74, Chatham, Pittsylvania Co., Virginia4

Family

William W. Turner b. November, 1830
Marriage*Sarah C. "Sally" Yates married William W. Turner circa 1860 at Pittsylvania Co., Virginia.2,4 
Children

Citations

  1. [S153] National Archives and Records Administration, 1850 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S1529] Descendants of William Terry, Jr., online http://66.116.201.218/Terry/index.htm
  3. [S301] National Archives and Records Administration, 1860 United States Federal Census.
  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. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.

Ethel P. Schaffer1,2,3,4,5

F, b. February 26, 1898, d. July, 1974
FatherLeo Schaffer1,2,3,5 b. June 12, 1860, d. February 16, 1934
MotherNantell "Nannie" Frebush1,2,3,5,6,7 b. April 16, 1871, d. February 9, 1961
     Her Social Security Number was 360-38-6408.8 Ethel P. Schaffer was buried at Beverly Cemetery, 12000 S. Kedzie Avenue, Blue Island, Cook Co., Illinois.9 She was born on February 26, 1898 at Cunard, Fayette Co., West Virginia.8,10,5 She married Julius Wolf on April 19, 1921.10 As of April 19, 1921,her married name was Wolf. Ethel P. Schaffer died in July, 1974 at Riverdale, Cook Co., Illinois, at age 76.8

Census Records

1900Dwelling 467, District 13, Fayetteville, Fayette Co., West Virginia1
1910Dwelling 136, District 75, Ward 9, Charleston, Kanawha Co., West Virginia2
1920Dwelling 63, District 110, Ward 13, Charleston, Kanawha Co., West Virginia3
1930Dwelling 489, District 28, La Crosse, La Crosse Co., Wisconsin4
1940Dwelling 412, District 103-553, Chicago, Cook Co., Illinois11

Family

Julius Wolf b. June 24, 1894, d. March 15, 1978
Marriage*Ethel P. Schaffer married Julius Wolf on April 19, 1921.10 
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. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Ethel Schaffer birth record.
  6. [S993] Charleston Daily Mail, From Nannie F. Schaffer obituary in the Feb 11, 1961 edition.
  7. [S2044] Evening Independent, From Wilhelm Schaffer obituary in the Feb 5, 1957 edition.
  8. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  9. [S3461] Unknown compiler, JewishGen Online Worldwide Burial Registry.
  10. [S1089] Dr. Philip Schaffer, "Personal Papers of Dr. Philip Schaffer."
  11. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  12. [S1898] Cook County Clerk, Cook County, Illinois Birth Index, 1916-1935.

William W. Turner1,2

M, b. November, 1830
     William W. Turner was born in November, 1830 at Pittsylvania Co., Virginia.2 He married Sarah C. "Sally" Yates, daughter of William Riceville/Rice Yates and Elizabeth "Betsy" McLaughlin, circa 1860 at Pittsylvania Co., Virginia.3,2

Census Records

1870Dwelling 4434, Subdivision North of Dan River, Pittsylvania Co., Virginia4
1880Dwelling 124, District 168, Dan River, Patrick Co., Virginia1
1900Dwelling 61, District 74, Chatham, Pittsylvania Co., Virginia2

Occupation

1870Farmer4
1880Farmer1
1900Farmer2

Family

Sarah C. "Sally" Yates b. January, 1831
Marriage*William W. Turner married Sarah C. "Sally" Yates, daughter of William Riceville/Rice Yates and Elizabeth "Betsy" McLaughlin, circa 1860 at Pittsylvania Co., Virginia.3,2 
Children

Citations

  1. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S1529] Descendants of William Terry, Jr., online http://66.116.201.218/Terry/index.htm
  4. [S166] National Archives and Records Administration, 1870 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.

Lydia Joseph Yates1

F, b. May 23, 1834, d. 1926
FatherWilliam Riceville/Rice Yates2,3,4 b. circa 1807, d. October 4, 1889
MotherElizabeth "Betsy" McLaughlin3,4 b. circa 1807, d. before 1862
     Lydia Joseph Yates was buried at Hardy Cemetery, Mountain Lane, Keeling, Pittsylvania Co., Virginia.5 She was born on May 23, 1834 at Keeling, Pittsylvania Co., Virginia.6,7,8 She married James Washington Hardy, son of Solomon Hardy and Martha Wood, on December 16, 1856 at Pittsylvania Co., Virginia.1,8 As of December 16, 1856,her married name was Hardy. Lydia Joseph Yates married Samuel A. Abbott on September 13, 1865 at Keeling, Pittsylvania Co., Virginia.4,9 As of September 13, 1865,her married name was Abbott. Lydia Joseph Yates died in 1926 at Keeling, Pittsylvania Co., Virginia.5

Census Records

1850Dwelling 1001, Southern District, Pittsylvania Co., Virginia3
1860Dwelling 1696, Southern District, Pittsylvania Co., Virginia2
1880Dwelling 268, District 168, Dan River, Pittsylvania Co., Virginia10
1900Dwelling 172, District 80, Dan River, Pittsylvania Co., Virginia7
1910Dwelling 89, District 99, Dan River, Pittsylvania Co., Virginia11
1920Dwelling 82, District 153, Dan River, Pittsylvania Co., VirginiaEnumerated in the household of her son-in-law Millard Hardy12

Occupation

1900Landlord7

Family 1

James Washington Hardy b. October 21, 1835, d. August 27, 1861
Marriage*Lydia Joseph Yates married James Washington Hardy, son of Solomon Hardy and Martha Wood, on December 16, 1856 at Pittsylvania Co., Virginia.1,8 
Child

Family 2

Samuel A. Abbott b. September 4, 1832, d. May 24, 1898
Marriage*Lydia Joseph Yates married Samuel A. Abbott on September 13, 1865 at Keeling, Pittsylvania Co., Virginia.4,9 

Citations

  1. [S1515] Mike K. Williams, Marriages of Pittsylvania County VA 1831-1861.
  2. [S301] National Archives and Records Administration, 1860 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S153] National Archives and Records Administration, 1850 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S1737] Mike K. Williams, Marriages of Pittsylvania County Virginia 1862-75.
  5. [S3530] Hardy Cemetery, Pittsylvania Co., VA, online http://www.findagrave.com
  6. [S1529] Descendants of William Terry, Jr., online http://66.116.201.218/Terry/index.htm
  7. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S3556] Hope Davis, "Descendants of Solomon Hardy."
  9. [S603] Jordan R, et. al Dodd, Virginia Marriages 1851-1929.
  10. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.
  11. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  12. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  13. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.

James Washington Hardy1,2,3

M, b. October 21, 1835, d. August 27, 1861
FatherSolomon Hardy1,2 b. circa 1814, d. before May 15, 1848
MotherMartha Wood1,2 b. 1815, d. before May 15, 1848
     James Washington Hardy was buried at University of Virginia Cemetery and Columbarium, Charlottesville, Virginia.3 He James Hardy enlisted in Company I, 18th Virginia Infantry, on April 24, 1861. He fought at First Manasses and died in a Charlottesville hospital of typhoid fever on August 27, 1861 while en route from Manasses Junction to Lynchburg. James and his best friend, Samuel Abbott, enlisted in the Confederate Army at the same time. James made Samuel promise that if he did not return from the war that Samuel would take care of Lydia and "Little Bet." James died during the war and after the war Samuel returned and married Lydia and raised Bet as his own. From Court Records - Pittsylvania Co. Book 46, page 235, Nov 18, 1861 "On the motion of Wm. R. Yates who made oath and with James Hodnett as his security who made oath to his sufficiency entered into and acknowledged a bond in the penalty of two hundred dollars conditioned according to law. Certificate is granted him for obtaining _____ of administration on the estate of James W. Hardy dec'd in due form." From Court Records - Pittsylvania Co. Book 46, page 235, Nov 18, 1861 "It is ordered that John Hardy, Abram. White, James Hodnett, George D. Ingram, Jer. M. White, or any three of them being first sworn do appraise in current money the personal estate of James W. Hardy dec'd." Inventory and appraisement of the personal estate of James W. Hardy, deceased, made the 4th day of February 1862. One bed stead and furniture $15.00 1 Do at $12.00 1 Met chair $5.00 1/2 Dozen Chairs $2.00 1 Shot Gun $1.50 1 Lot of Earthen Ware $1.50 1 Slop Stand & water can $1.50 1 Pot $0.25 1 Oven and led $0.50 1 Do Skillet $0..50 1 Lot of farming tools $1.50 1 Saddle $2.00 2 Barrels of corn $6.00 1 Yearling $3.00 300.25 lbs. of pork $32.50 500 lb. of oats $2.50 Supposed to be 500 lb. Tobacco $15.00 Ladder appraised at $5.50 The fourth part $1.37 1/2 $107.02 1/2 The above is a correct appraisement of the estate of James W. Hardy as shown to us by the administrator. Jas. M. White John J. Hardy James C. Hodnett In the clerk's office of the county court of Pittsylvania County on the 22nd day of April 1862. The foregoing Inventory and appraisement was returned and admitted to record. Teste. S Scruggs Clk. He was born on October 21, 1835 at Keeling, Pittsylvania Co., Virginia.2 He married Lydia Joseph Yates, daughter of William Riceville/Rice Yates and Elizabeth "Betsy" McLaughlin, on December 16, 1856 at Pittsylvania Co., Virginia.1,2 James Washington Hardy died on August 27, 1861 at Charlottesville, Virginia, at age 25.3

Family

Lydia Joseph Yates b. May 23, 1834, d. 1926
Marriage*He married Lydia Joseph Yates, daughter of William Riceville/Rice Yates and Elizabeth "Betsy" McLaughlin, on December 16, 1856 at Pittsylvania Co., Virginia.1,2 
Child

Citations

  1. [S1515] Mike K. Williams, Marriages of Pittsylvania County VA 1831-1861.
  2. [S3556] Hope Davis, "Descendants of Solomon Hardy."
  3. [S4364] University of Virginia Cemetery and Columbarium, Charlottesville, VA, online http://www.findagrave.com
  4. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.

William Thomas Yates1

M, b. March 17, 1835, d. November 4, 1922
FatherWilliam Riceville/Rice Yates2,3,1 b. circa 1807, d. October 4, 1889
MotherElizabeth "Betsy" McLaughlin3 b. circa 1807, d. before 1862
     William Thomas Yates was buried at McLaughlin-Yates Cemetery on the farm of John Eastwood on Bair Branch Road, Keeling, Pittsylvania Co., Virginia. He Enlisted in the Confederate Army on April 24, 1861, in Company I of the 18th Virginia Infantry. His occupation was listed as farmer. He was absent due to illness from May to August, 1861 and from November, 1861 until February, 1862. He was promoted to Corporal in May, 1862 and to 3rd Sergeant on June 1, 1864. Records show that he was present through December, 1864 which was the last time a complete roster was made for the 18th Virginia. He was born on March 17, 1835 at Pittsylvania Co., Virginia.1 He married Lousia T. Dunman on December 20, 1860 at Pittsylvania Co., Virginia. William Thomas Yates married Amanda H. "Maud" Henderson on December 19, 1883 at Pittsylvania Co., Virginia. William Thomas Yates died on November 4, 1922 at Banister, Pittsylvania Co., Virginia, at age 87.1

Census Records

1850Dwelling 1001, Southern District, Pittsylvania Co., Virginia3
1860Dwelling 1696, Southern District, Pittsylvania Co., Virginia2
1870Dwelling 2538, Subdivision North of Dan River, Pittsylvania Co., Virginia4
1880Dwelling 234, District 168, Dan River, Pittsylvania Co., Virginia5
1900Dwelling 241, District 69, Banister, Pittsylvania Co., Virginia6
1910Dwelling 189, District 85, Banister, Pittsylvania Co., Virginia7
1920Dwelling 160, District 136, Banister, Pittsylvania Co., Virginia8

Occupation

1860Farmer2
1870Farmer4
1880Wagon maker5
1900Farmer6
1910Farmer7
1920Farmer8

Family 1

Lousia T. Dunman b. circa 1836, d. before 1883
Marriage*William Thomas Yates married Lousia T. Dunman on December 20, 1860 at Pittsylvania Co., Virginia. 

Family 2

Amanda H. "Maud" Henderson b. February, 1854
Marriage*William Thomas Yates married Amanda H. "Maud" Henderson on December 19, 1883 at Pittsylvania Co., Virginia. 
Children

Citations

  1. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  2. [S301] National Archives and Records Administration, 1860 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S153] National Archives and Records Administration, 1850 United States Federal Census.
  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. [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.

John Smith1

M, b. circa 1780, d. April 12, 1828
     John Smith was born circa 1780 at Virginia.1 He married Rosanna Bolf/Rolf in December, 1806 at Franklin Co., Virginia.2,1 John Smith died on April 12, 1828 at Franklin Co., Virginia.1

Family

Rosanna Bolf/Rolf b. 1780, d. December, 1859
Marriage*He married Rosanna Bolf/Rolf in December, 1806 at Franklin Co., Virginia.2,1 
Children

Citations

  1. [S1895] Daniel Smith, "John Smith Family."
  2. [S349] Erma C. Sowers, A Report on the Descendants of Henry Iddings and Abigail Richardson.

Rosanna Bolf/Rolf1

F, b. 1780, d. December, 1859
     Rosanna Bolf/Rolf was born in 1780.1 She married John Smith in December, 1806 at Franklin Co., Virginia.2,1 As of December, 1806,her married name was Smith.1 Rosanna Bolf/Rolf died in December, 1859 at Franklin Co., Virginia.1

Family

John Smith b. circa 1780, d. April 12, 1828
Marriage*She married John Smith in December, 1806 at Franklin Co., Virginia.2,1 
Children

Citations

  1. [S1895] Daniel Smith, "John Smith Family."
  2. [S349] Erma C. Sowers, A Report on the Descendants of Henry Iddings and Abigail Richardson.

Lousia T. Dunman

F, b. circa 1836, d. before 1883
     Lousia T. Dunman was born circa 1836 at Virginia.1 She married William Thomas Yates, son of William Riceville/Rice Yates and Elizabeth "Betsy" McLaughlin, on December 20, 1860 at Pittsylvania Co., Virginia. As of December 20, 1860,her married name was Yates. Lousia T. Dunman died before 1883 at Pittsylvania Co., Virginia.

Census Records

1870Dwelling 2538, Subdivision North of Dan River, Pittsylvania Co., Virginia1
1880Dwelling 234, District 168, Dan River, Pittsylvania Co., Virginia2

Family

William Thomas Yates b. March 17, 1835, d. November 4, 1922
Marriage*Lousia T. Dunman married William Thomas Yates, son of William Riceville/Rice Yates and Elizabeth "Betsy" McLaughlin, on December 20, 1860 at Pittsylvania Co., Virginia. 

Citations

  1. [S166] National Archives and Records Administration, 1870 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.

James E. West1,2,3

M, b. April 24, 1869, d. December 28, 1886
FatherJohn Thrash West4,5,1,2,3 b. May 10, 1825, d. September 27, 1909
MotherLydia Light4,5,1,2,3 b. March 10, 1833, d. January 29, 1884
     James E. West was born on April 24, 1869 at Floyd Co., Virginia.4,5,1 He died on December 28, 1886 at Floyd Co., Virginia, at age 17; Died of diptheria.4

Census Records

1870Dwelling 67, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia3
1880Dwelling 83, District 30, Floyd Co., Virginia2

Citations

  1. [S162] Sylvia Gearheart Albert, William G. "The Settler" Aldridge, Floyd Co., VA.
  2. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S166] National Archives and Records Administration, 1870 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S33] Surnames of Families of Floyd Co., Virginia, online http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~barbr/zz_main_contents.htm
  5. [S34] Library of Virginia at Richmond, Birth Register for Floyd County, 1853-1873.

John Wilson Gray1,2,3,4,5,6,7

M, b. July 11, 1859, d. March 20, 1943
FatherJames R. Gray2,4,5,6 b. September 19, 1832, d. October 25, 1919
MotherAnn Eliza Kelley2,4,5,6 b. June 10, 1825, d. March 30, 1897
     John Wilson Gray was buried at Evergreen Burial Park, 1307 Summit Ave SW, Roanoke, Virginia.7 He was born on July 11, 1859 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,7 He married Mary Matilda Graham, daughter of William Simmons Graham and Caroline Poff, on December 22, 1881 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2 John Wilson Gray died on March 20, 1943 at age 83.7

Census Records

1860Dwelling 571, Floyd Co., Virginia4
1870Dwelling 22, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia5
1880Dwelling 224, District 30, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia6
1890Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia8
1900Dwelling 4, District 19, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia9
1910Dwelling 120, District 53, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia3
1920Dwelling 322, District 124, Salem, Roanoke Co., VirginiaEnumerated in the household of his son-in-law John Sowder1
1930Dwelling 544, District 13, Salem, Roanoke Co., VirginiaEnumerated in the household of his son-in-law John Sowder10
1940Dwelling 59, District 81-27, South Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia11

Occupation

1880Farm laborer6
1900Farmer9
1910Gerneral store merchandise merchant3

Family

Mary Matilda Graham b. May 13, 1862, d. April 27, 1924
Marriage*John Wilson Gray married Mary Matilda Graham, daughter of William Simmons Graham and Caroline Poff, on December 22, 1881 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2 
Child

Citations

  1. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  3. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S301] National Archives and Records Administration, 1860 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. [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&
  8. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 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. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  13. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.

Amanda H. "Maud" Henderson

F, b. February, 1854
     Amanda H. "Maud" Henderson was born in February, 1854 at Pittsylvania Co., Virginia.1 She married William Thomas Yates, son of William Riceville/Rice Yates and Elizabeth "Betsy" McLaughlin, on December 19, 1883 at Pittsylvania Co., Virginia. As of December 19, 1883,her married name was Yates.

Census Records

1900Dwelling 241, District 69, Banister, Pittsylvania Co., Virginia1
1910Dwelling 189, District 85, Banister, Pittsylvania Co., VirginiaEnumerated as "Maud"2
1920Dwelling 160, District 136, Banister, Pittsylvania Co., Virginia3

Family

William Thomas Yates b. March 17, 1835, d. November 4, 1922
Marriage*Amanda H. "Maud" Henderson married William Thomas Yates, son of William Riceville/Rice Yates and Elizabeth "Betsy" McLaughlin, on December 19, 1883 at Pittsylvania Co., Virginia. 
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. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.

Benjamin Franklin "Frank" West1,2,3,4,5

M, b. January 14, 1875, d. December 28, 1951
FatherJohn Thrash West6,1,5,7 b. May 10, 1825, d. September 27, 1909
MotherLydia Light6,1,5,7 b. March 10, 1833, d. January 29, 1884
     Benjamin Franklin "Frank" West was buried at Mountain View Cemetery, 1300 Mountain View Road, Vinton, Roanoke Co., Virginia.5 He was born on January 14, 1875 at Floyd Co., Virginia.4,5 He married Mary E. "Mamie" Barksdale circa 1907.8,5 Benjamin Franklin "Frank" West married Bertha Allan Overstreet on November 5, 1938 at Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia.7,5 Benjamin Franklin "Frank" West died on December 28, 1951 at Roanoke, Virginia, at age 76.5

Census Records

1880Dwelling 83, District 30, Floyd Co., Virginia1
1890Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia2
1920Dwelling 106, District 28, Jefferson Ward 1, Roanoke, Virginia9
1930Dwelling 127, District 18, Roanoke, Virginia8
1940Dwelling 22, District 81-1, Vinton, Roanoke Co., Virginia10

Occupation

1920Post office clerk9
1930Postmaster assistant8

Family 1

Mary E. "Mamie" Barksdale b. September 21, 1879, d. December 28, 1931
Marriage*Benjamin Franklin "Frank" West married Mary E. "Mamie" Barksdale circa 1907.8,5 
Children

Family 2

Bertha Allan Overstreet b. September 6, 1888, d. February 19, 1984
Marriage*Benjamin Franklin "Frank" West married Bertha Allan Overstreet on November 5, 1938 at Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia.7,5 

Citations

  1. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  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. [S33] Surnames of Families of Floyd Co., Virginia, online http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~barbr/zz_main_contents.htm
  7. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  8. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  10. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.