John Lem Poff1,2,3,4,5

M, b. October 15, 1892, d. July 11, 1971
FatherJohn Floyd Poff1,2,5 b. October 1, 1858, d. August 29, 1941
MotherLucy Jane Conner1,2,5 b. January, 1857, d. July 5, 1941
     John Lem Poff was buried at Mountain View Cemetery, 1300 Mountain View Road, Vinton, Roanoke Co., Virginia.5 He was born on October 15, 1892 at Floyd Co., Virginia; His WWI Draft Registration card has a birth date of Oct 15, 1894.3,5 He married Helen Earl Edwards circa 1916.4,5 John Lem Poff died on July 11, 1971 at Roanoke, Virginia, at age 78.5

Census Records

1900Dwelling 91, District 73, Cave Spring, Roanoke Co., Virginia2
1910Dwelling 69, District 114, Highland Ward, Roanoke, Virginia1
1920Dwelling 351, District 29, Ward 1, Roanoke, Virginia6
1930Dwelling 148, District 11, Roanoke, Virginia4
1940Dwelling 219, District 119-20, Roanoke, Virginia7

Occupation

1910Railroad laborer1
1920Laborer6
1930Textile company laborer4
1940Carpenter7

Family

Helen Earl Edwards b. June 14, 1898, d. December 11, 1977
Marriage*John Lem Poff married Helen Earl Edwards circa 1916.4,5 
Children

Citations

  1. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S533] National Archives and Records Administration, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-18.
  4. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  6. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Mildred Poff Kelley obituary in the Nov 29, 2008 edition.
  9. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  10. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the John Bill Poff obituary in the Mar 30, 1993 edition.

Charles Otis "Charlie" Poff1,2,3

M, b. June 15, 1894, d. April 15, 1968
FatherJohn Floyd Poff1,2,4,3 b. October 1, 1858, d. August 29, 1941
MotherLucy Jane Conner1,2,4,3 b. January, 1857, d. July 5, 1941
     His Social Security Number was 231-05-4135.5 Charles Otis "Charlie" Poff was buried at Restvale Cemetery, Rt. 221, Check, Floyd Co., Virginia.6,3 He was born on June 15, 1894 at Floyd Co., Virginia; On his WWI Draft Registration card he lists his birth date as Jun 15, 1895 and the Virginia Births and Christenings database has Apr 15, 1894.6,5,7,4,3 He married Cynthia Belle Gillespie circa 1916.8,3 Charles Otis "Charlie" Poff married Elva Mae Secrist on November 27, 1937 at Roanoke Co., Virginia.9 Charles Otis "Charlie" Poff and Elva Mae Secrist were divorced on November 10, 1947 at Roanoke, Virginia.10 Charles Otis "Charlie" Poff died on April 15, 1968 at Roanoke Co., Virginia, at age 73.6,3

Census Records

1900Dwelling 91, District 73, Cave Spring, Roanoke Co., Virginia2
1910Dwelling 69, District 114, Highland Ward, Roanoke, Virginia1
1920Dwelling 351, District 29, Ward 1, Roanoke, Virginia11
1930Dwelling 145, District 11, Roanoke, Virginia8
1940Dwelling 214, District 119-20, Roanoke, Virginia12

Occupation

1910Railroad laborer1
1920Railroad laborer11
1930Coal company laborer8
1940Coal yard truck driver12

Family 1

Cynthia Belle Gillespie b. June 25, 1898, d. July 17, 1972
Marriage*Charles Otis "Charlie" Poff married Cynthia Belle Gillespie circa 1916.8,3 
Children

Family 2

Elva Mae Secrist
Marriage*Charles Otis "Charlie" Poff married Elva Mae Secrist on November 27, 1937 at Roanoke Co., Virginia.9 
Divorce* Charles Otis "Charlie" Poff and Elva Mae Secrist were divorced on November 10, 1947 at Roanoke, Virginia.10 

Citations

  1. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  4. [S2413] Virginia Births and Christenings, 1853-1917, online https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://hr-search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1708660
  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. [S533] National Archives and Records Administration, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-18.
  8. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  10. [S5151] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Divorce Records, 1918-2014.
  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. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Peter Albert Poff obituary in the Nov 20, 2002 edition.
  14. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Norman Poff obituary in the Feb 16, 2005 edition.

Mary L. "May" Poff1,2,3,4

F, b. June 15, 1896, d. July 10, 1971
FatherJohn Floyd Poff1,2,3,4 b. October 1, 1858, d. August 29, 1941
MotherLucy Jane Conner1,2,3,4 b. January, 1857, d. July 5, 1941
     Mary L. "May" Poff was buried at Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens, 5737 Airport Road NW, Roanoke, Virginia.4 Her married name was Bradshaw.4 She married John Jacob Bradshaw.4 Mary L. "May" Poff was born on June 15, 1896 at Cave Spring, Roanoke Co., Virginia; Her death certificate has an incorrect birth date of Jun 1, 1904.2,3,4 She died on July 10, 1971 at Roanoke, Virginia, at age 75.4

Census Records

1900Dwelling 91, District 73, Cave Spring, Roanoke Co., Virginia2
1910Dwelling 69, District 114, Highland Ward, Roanoke, Virginia1

Family

John Jacob Bradshaw b. August 10, 1900, d. March 7, 1983
Marriage*Mary L. "May" Poff married John Jacob Bradshaw.4 
Child
  • Priscilla Evelyn Bradshaw5

Citations

  1. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S2413] Virginia Births and Christenings, 1853-1917, online https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://hr-search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1708660
  4. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  5. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.

Francis Marion "Frank" Poff1,2,3,4,5,6,7

M, b. July 4, 1891, d. May 3, 1916
FatherGreenville Tuggle "Green" Poff1,2,6,7 b. February 20, 1870, d. January 27, 1962
MotherLizenie Alice Hale1,2,6,7 b. December 1, 1868, d. December 27, 1943
     Francis Marion "Frank" Poff was buried at Fair View Cemetery, 3300 Melrose Ave. N.W., Roanoke, Virginia.4,6,7 He was born on July 4, 1891 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,4,5,6,7 He married Virginia Octavia Walsh circa 1913.3,8,7 Francis Marion "Frank" Poff died on May 3, 1916 at Roanoke, Virginia, at age 24.6,7

Census Records

1900Dwelling 53, District 20, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia1
1910Dwelling 166, District 106, Jefferson Ward, Roanoke, Virginia2

Occupation

1910Hotel baggage checker2

Family

Virginia Octavia Walsh b. May 23, 1893, d. June 1, 1982
Marriage*Francis Marion "Frank" Poff married Virginia Octavia Walsh circa 1913.3,8,7 
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. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Harold Eldridge Poff obituary in the Apr 23, 2009 edition.
  4. [S2257] Fair View Cemetery, 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&GSsr=81&GRid=55882186&CRid=50186&df=all&
  5. [S2413] Virginia Births and Christenings, 1853-1917, online https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://hr-search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1708660
  6. [S2720] Roanoke City VA Archives - Fairview Cemetery, online http://files.usgwarchives.org/va/roanokecity/cemeteries/
  7. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  8. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.

Elmer Adolphus Poff1,2,3,4,5

M, b. February 5, 1893, d. October 5, 1967
FatherGreenville Tuggle "Green" Poff1,5 b. February 20, 1870, d. January 27, 1962
MotherLizenie Alice Hale1,5 b. December 1, 1868, d. December 27, 1943
     Elmer Adolphus Poff was buried at Sherwood Burial Park, 1045 Lynchburg Turnpike, Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia.6,5 He was born on February 5, 1893 at Floyd Co., Virginia.4,6,5 He married Mary Jane Muncy, daughter of James Van Buren Muncy and Sarah Francis "Sallie" Reynolds, circa 1918.2,3,5 Elmer Adolphus Poff died on October 5, 1967 at Marion, Smyth Co., Virginia, at age 74.6,5

Census Records

1900Dwelling 53, District 20, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia1
1920Dwelling 276, District 22, Roanoke, Virginia2
1930Dwelling 182, District 1, Roanoke, Virginia3

Occupation

1920Railway shop electrician2
1930Steam railroad electrician3

Family

Mary Jane Muncy b. April 23, 1896, d. September 17, 1964
Marriage*Elmer Adolphus Poff married Mary Jane Muncy, daughter of James Van Buren Muncy and Sarah Francis "Sallie" Reynolds, circa 1918.2,3,5 
Children

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. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 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. [S2251] Sherwood Burial Park, Roanoke Co., VA, online http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&GSln=poff&GSbyrel=in&GSdyrel=in&GSst=48&GScntry=4&GSob=n&GRid=40016666&CRid=728583&df=all&
  7. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Vivian Virginia Poff Haga obituary in the Jul 6, 2002 edition.

June Marie Elmore1,2,3,4,5,6

F, b. January 24, 1925, d. November 21, 1993
FatherLeonard Houston "Jake" "Leslie" Elmore1,2,4,6 b. June 16, 1896, d. December 11, 1969
MotherJane Marie "Janie" Zimmerman2,6 b. August 2, 1897, d. January 18, 1931
     Her Social Security Number was 223-22-8007.1 June Marie Elmore was buried at Sherwood Burial Park, 1045 Lynchburg Turnpike, Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia.7 She married William Lewis Hawthorne.7,3,8 Her married name was Hawthorne. June Marie Elmore was born on January 24, 1925 at Roanoke, Virginia.9,5,6 She died on November 21, 1993 at Richmond, Virginia, at age 68.7,8 She HAWTHORNE, June E., 68, of Richmond, passed away Sunday, November 21, 1993. She was the widow of William L. Hawthorne and is survived by one sister, Katherine E. Michaelson; two sons, Paul L. Hawthorne and Jesse V. Hawthorne; four grandchildren; her mother-in-law, Beulah R. Hawthorne of Roanoke. Mrs. Hawthorne served as a Public Health Nurse for the City of Richmond Health Department from 1967 until her death. Remains rest at Bennett Funeral Home, 3215 Cutshaw Ave., Richmond, Va., where the family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Monday and Tuesday. Funeral services will be conducted 10 a.m. Wednesday, November 24, 1993 at the Bennett Funeral Home. Interment will follow at 3 p.m. in Sherwood Memorial Park, Roanoke. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in Mrs. Hawthorne's name to the American Cancer Society. on November 22, 1993.7

Census Records

1930Dwelling 163, District 33, Roanoke, Virginia2
1940Dwelling 261, District 119-41, Roanoke, Virginia4

Family

William Lewis Hawthorne b. December 21, 1925, d. January 25, 1967
Marriage*June Marie Elmore married William Lewis Hawthorne.7,3,8 
Children
  • Paul Leslie Hawthorne7,10
  • Jesse Vernon Hawthorne7

Citations

  1. [S274] Robert & Juanita Elmore Conner, "Personal Papers of Robert & Juanita Elmore Conner."
  2. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S1964] Charlene Elmore Blassingham, "Elmores of New Castle, VA."
  4. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S5152] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Birth Records, 1864-2014.
  6. [S5223] Social Security Administration, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.
  7. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the June E. Hawthorne obituary in the Nov 22, 1993 edition.
  8. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  9. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  10. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.

Hazeltine Myrtle DeWeese1

F, b. January 30, 1928, d. November 29, 1995
FatherPhillip Anderson DeWeese1,2,3 b. November 26, 1895, d. June 29, 1946
MotherGertrude Mae Wertz1,2,3 b. May 2, 1901, d. January 31, 1980
     Her Social Security Number was 231-24-4875.4 Hazeltine Myrtle DeWeese was buried at Sherwood Burial Park, 1045 Lynchburg Turnpike, Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia.1 She married Unknown Covington.5 Hazeltine Myrtle DeWeese was born on January 30, 1928 at Virginia.4,2 She died on November 29, 1995 at Virginia at age 67.1 She DEWEESE, Hazeltine Myrtle, 67, of Salem, passed away Wednesday, November 29, 1995. She was preceded in death by her parents, Phillip A. and Gertrude Wertz Deweese. She is survived by aunts and uncles, Annie Wertz Ferguson and husband, Guy, Ola Wertz Hippert, Hazel Wertz McNulty and husband, Raymond, all of Roanoke; also surviving are a number of cousins and friends. Graveside services will be conducted 2 p.m. Friday, December 1, 1995 at Sherwood Memorial Park, with Elder Kenneth Currier officiating. Arrangments are being handled by Lotz Funeral Home, Salem. on December 1, 1995.1

Census Records

1930Dwelling 200, District 30, Roanoke, Virginia2
1940Dwelling 181, District 119-50, Roanoke, Virginia3

Family

Unknown Covington
Marriage*Hazeltine Myrtle DeWeese married Unknown Covington.5 

Citations

  1. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Hazeltine Myrtle DeWeese obituary in the Dec 1, 1995 edition.
  2. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  5. [S223] DeWeese Genealogy, online http://www.deweeses.com

Clyde Arthur Poff Sr.1,2

M, b. July, 1896, d. April 11, 1981
FatherGreenville Tuggle "Green" Poff1,3,4,5 b. February 20, 1870, d. January 27, 1962
MotherLizenie Alice Hale1,3,4,5 b. December 1, 1868, d. December 27, 1943
     Clyde Arthur Poff Sr. was born in July, 1896 at Floyd Co., Virginia.3 He married Claudine Elizabeth Page circa 1920.6,2 As of circa 1923, Clyde Arthur Poff Sr. was also known as James Clyde Arthur Moved to Akron, Ohio and changed his name to James Clyde Arthur.1 He married Patricia Ann Howard circa 1925.7 Clyde Arthur Poff Sr. married Beatrice Straley before 1941.8,9 Clyde Arthur Poff Sr. died on April 11, 1981 at Erie Co., Ohio, at age 84.10

Census Records

1900Dwelling 53, District 20, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia3
1910Dwelling 166, District 106, Jefferson Ward, Roanoke, Virginia4
1920Dwelling 518, District 22, Roanoke, Virginia5
1930Dwelling 68, District 21, Akron, Summit Co., OhioEnumerated with his new name James C. Arthur and listing his birth place as Texas6

Occupation

1920Plumber5
1930Plumber6

Family 1

Claudine Elizabeth Page b. circa 1901
Marriage*Clyde Arthur Poff Sr. married Claudine Elizabeth Page circa 1920.6,2 
Children

Family 2

Patricia Ann Howard b. October 5, 1897, d. March 22, 1937
Marriage*Clyde Arthur Poff Sr. married Patricia Ann Howard circa 1925.7 
Children
  • Elizabeth Hope "Betty" Poff6
  • Patricia Ann Arthur11

Family 3

Beatrice Straley
Marriage*Clyde Arthur Poff Sr. married Beatrice Straley before 1941.8,9 
Children

Citations

  1. [S193] Michael Lamka - grandson, "Clyde Arthur Poff," e-mail to Scott Schaffer, Nov 20, 2003.
  2. [S3572] The Bay Net, online http://www.thebaynet.com, From the Juanita Poff Nicholson obituary.
  3. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  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. [S2832] Ohio Marriages, 1800-1958, online https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://hr-search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1681001
  8. [S683] Christine Arthur, Clyde A. Poff in "Poff Surname Listserve," listserve message Feb 24, 2003; Jan 1, 2004; May 22, 2004.
  9. [S2883] Summit County Court of Common Pleas - Probate Division, Summit County, Ohio, Marriage Records, 1840-1980.
  10. [S857] Ohio Department of Health, Ohio Deaths, 1908-1932, 1938-2018.
  11. [S2883] Summit County Court of Common Pleas - Probate Division, Summit County, Ohio, Marriage Records, 1840-1980, From the Bock-Arthur marriage record.
  12. [S682] David C. Arthur (e-mail address), Poff in "Poff Surname Listserve," listserve message May 12, 2002.
  13. [S2883] Summit County Court of Common Pleas - Probate Division, Summit County, Ohio, Marriage Records, 1840-1980, From the Arthur-Conahan marriage record.

Charles F. Taylor1,2,3

M, b. circa 1863, d. September 1, 1886
FatherRichard Taylor1,2,3 b. April, 1817
MotherRebecca Poff1,2,3 b. circa 1828, d. before June 18, 1900
     Charles F. Taylor was born circa 1863 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.1,3 He died on September 1, 1886 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.3

Census Records

1870Dwelling 57, Alleghany, Montgomery Co., Virginia1
1880Dwelling 137, District 54, Alleghany, Montgomery Co., Virginia2

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.
  3. [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

George Meadows1

M, b. circa 1802, d. after September, 1870
     George Meadows was born circa 1802 at Virginia. He married Tabitha Payne on October 20, 1823 at Franklin Co., Virginia.1 George Meadows died after September, 1870 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.

Occupation

Farmer

Family

Tabitha Payne
Marriage*George Meadows married Tabitha Payne on October 20, 1823 at Franklin Co., Virginia.1 
Children

Citations

  1. [S552] Floyd County, Virginia Mailing List Web Site Walters - Poff and Allied Family Marriages, online http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~barbs/page17.html
  2. [S48] Montgomery Co., Virginia Court House, Register 1, Montgomery Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  3. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  4. [S1891] H. Wade Doyle, "Register Report for Zacharias Pfaff."
  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

Peter George Meadows1

M, b. July 19, 1858, d. before April 15, 1910
FatherHezekiah Meadows1 b. circa 1835, d. before September 20, 1870
MotherChristine "Christina" Poff1,2,3 b. November, 1833
     Peter George Meadows was born on July 19, 1858 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.4,1 He married Sarah J. Walters, daughter of John Walters and Rhoda Rutrough, on November 27, 1879 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1 Peter George Meadows died before April 15, 1910; His wife Sarah was enumerated as a widow in the 1910 Census.5

Census Records

1870Dwelling 218, Alleghany, Montgomery Co., Virginia2
1900Dwelling 200, District 17, Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia3

Occupation

1900Farmer3

Family

Sarah J. Walters b. September 10, 1861, d. January 25, 1917
Marriage*Peter George Meadows married Sarah J. Walters, daughter of John Walters and Rhoda Rutrough, on November 27, 1879 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1 
Children

Citations

  1. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S166] National Archives and Records Administration, 1870 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S22] FamilySearch Internet Search, online http://www.familysearch.org/Eng/Search/frameset_search.asp
  5. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.

Benjamin Reed Meadows1,2,3

M, b. circa 1861
FatherHezekiah Meadows2 b. circa 1835, d. before September 20, 1870
MotherChristine "Christina" Poff4,1,2 b. November, 1833
     Benjamin Reed Meadows was born circa 1861 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.4 He married Mary S. "Mollie" Wirt on December 11, 1884 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.2

Census Records

1870Dwelling 218, Alleghany, Montgomery Co., Virginia4
1880Dwelling 287, District 30, Floyd Co., Virginia1

Family

Mary S. "Mollie" Wirt b. 1865
Marriage*Benjamin Reed Meadows married Mary S. "Mollie" Wirt on December 11, 1884 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.2 
Children

Citations

  1. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S2415] Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940, online https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://hr-search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1708698
  3. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Gertrude Patrick death certificate.
  4. [S166] National Archives and Records Administration, 1870 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Patrick-Meadows marriage record.
  7. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Meadows-Compton marriage record.

James Warren Elmore Sr.1,2,3,4,5,6

M, b. April 29, 1920, d. October 3, 1988
FatherLeonard Houston "Jake" "Leslie" Elmore1,7,8,5 b. June 16, 1896, d. December 11, 1969
MotherJane Marie "Janie" Zimmerman7,5 b. August 2, 1897, d. January 18, 1931
     His Social Security Number was 225-10-6864.9 James Warren Elmore Sr. was buried at Saint Alban's Memorial Grove, 6800 Columbia Pike, Annandale, Fairfax Co., Virginia.4 He Served in the Air Force during WWII. He and Betty lived in Spartanburg, South Carolina, Arlington, Virginia and Annandale, Virginia. At his request, Jim's ashes were buried in the garden of St. Alban's Episcopal Church in Annandale, Virginia, but a marker was erected in Evergreen Cemetery in Roanoke, Virginia "so my descendants can find me". His widow still lives in Annandale.2 He was born on April 29, 1920 at Roanoke, Virginia.9,3,4,5,6 He married Elizabeth Fleming Boyd on April 26, 1947.2 James Warren Elmore Sr. died on October 3, 1988 at Fairfax, Fairfax Co., Virginia, at age 68.9,10,2,4,5

Census Records

1930Dwelling 163, District 33, Roanoke, Virginia7
1940Dwelling 261, District 119-41, Roanoke, Virginia8

Family

Elizabeth Fleming Boyd
Marriage*James Warren Elmore Sr. married Elizabeth Fleming Boyd on April 26, 1947.2 
Children
  • Elizabeth Fleming Elmore2
  • Elizabeth Boyd Elmore2,11
  • James Warren Elmore Jr.2,11
  • Leslie Roberts Elmore2,11

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. [S5152] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Birth Records, 1864-2014.
  4. [S8085] Saint Alban's Memorial Grove, Fairfax Co., VA, online www.findagrave.com.
  5. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  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. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  10. [S646] Family Archive CD, World Family Tree Vol. 3, Ed. 1, Tree #1741.
  11. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.

Mary Lucy Dyer1,2,3

F, b. circa 1875, d. July 12, 1882
FatherHenry Lee Dyer1,3 b. December 25, 1853, d. February 5, 1920
MotherLydia/Lidia J. "Liddie" Poff1,3 b. October, 1842, d. November 2, 1916
     Mary Lucy Dyer was born circa 1875 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.1,3 She died on July 12, 1882 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.3

Census Records

1880Dwelling 155, District 54, Alleghany, Montgomery Co., Virginia1

Citations

  1. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  3. [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

John V. Reed1,2,3,4

M, b. April 10, 1828, d. February 12, 1896
FatherEzra Reed2 b. circa 1805
MotherLydia "Liddy" Light2 b. circa 1805
     John V. Reed was buried at Hopewell Cemetery, intersection of Rt. 200N and Rt. 400E, Lagro Township, Wabash Co., Indiana.4,2 He was born on April 10, 1828 at Indiana.2,3,4 He married Rachel Russell on March 4, 1858 at Wabash Co., Indiana.1,4,5 John V. Reed died on February 12, 1896 at Wabash Co., Indiana, at age 67.2,4

Census Records

1860Dwelling 334, Lagro Township, Wabash Co., Indiana3
1870Dwelling 170, Lagro Township, Wabash Co., Indiana6
1880Dwelling 95, District 185, Lagro Township, Wabash Co., Indiana7

Occupation

1860Farmer3
1870Farmer6
1880Farmer7

Family

Rachel Russell b. May 26, 1832, d. April 7, 1914
Marriage*John V. Reed married Rachel Russell on March 4, 1858 at Wabash Co., Indiana.1,4,5 
Children

Citations

  1. [S418] Indiana Works Progress Administration, Indiana Marriage Records Index, 1800-1941.
  2. [S411] B. J. Conner, The Conner Family 1736-1997.
  3. [S301] National Archives and Records Administration, 1860 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S439] Ronald L. Woodward, Lagro Township Cemeteries, Wabash Co., Indiana.
  5. [S5629] Indiana Archives and Records Administration, Indiana, Death Certificates, 1899-2011.
  6. [S166] National Archives and Records Administration, 1870 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.

Rachel Russell1,2,3

F, b. May 26, 1832, d. April 7, 1914
     Rachel Russell was buried at Hopewell Cemetery, intersection of Rt. 200N and Rt. 400E, Lagro Township, Wabash Co., Indiana.2,3,4 She was born on May 26, 1832 at Indiana.2,3,4 She married John V. Reed, son of Ezra Reed and Lydia "Liddy" Light, on March 4, 1858 at Wabash Co., Indiana.1,3,4 As of March 4, 1858,her married name was Reed. Rachel Russell died on April 7, 1914 at Lagro Township, Wabash Co., Indiana, at age 81.4

Census Records

1860Dwelling 334, Lagro Township, Wabash Co., Indiana5
1870Dwelling 170, Lagro Township, Wabash Co., Indiana6
1880Dwelling 95, District 185, Lagro Township, Wabash Co., Indiana7
1900Dwelling 129, District 116, Lagro Township, Wabash Co., Indiana8
1910Dwelling 23, District 146, Lagro Township, Wabash Co., IndianaEnumerated in thew household of her son-in-law Hill C. Cleveland9

Family

John V. Reed b. April 10, 1828, d. February 12, 1896
Marriage*Rachel Russell married John V. Reed, son of Ezra Reed and Lydia "Liddy" Light, on March 4, 1858 at Wabash Co., Indiana.1,3,4 
Children

Citations

  1. [S418] Indiana Works Progress Administration, Indiana Marriage Records Index, 1800-1941.
  2. [S411] B. J. Conner, The Conner Family 1736-1997.
  3. [S439] Ronald L. Woodward, Lagro Township Cemeteries, Wabash Co., Indiana.
  4. [S5629] Indiana Archives and Records Administration, Indiana, Death Certificates, 1899-2011.
  5. [S301] National Archives and Records Administration, 1860 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S166] National Archives and Records Administration, 1870 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.

Harriett L. Reed1

F, b. March 3, 1862, d. April 15, 1868
FatherJohn V. Reed2,1 b. April 10, 1828, d. February 12, 1896
MotherRachel Russell2,1 b. May 26, 1832, d. April 7, 1914
     Harriett L. Reed was buried at Hopewell Cemetery, intersection of Rt. 200N and Rt. 400E, Lagro Township, Wabash Co., Indiana.2,1 She was born on March 3, 1862 at Wabash Co., Indiana.2 She died on April 15, 1868 at Wabash Co., Indiana, at age 6.2,1

Citations

  1. [S439] Ronald L. Woodward, Lagro Township Cemeteries, Wabash Co., Indiana.
  2. [S411] B. J. Conner, The Conner Family 1736-1997.

Robert Reed1

M, b. October 22, 1873, d. August 1, 1874
FatherJohn V. Reed1 b. April 10, 1828, d. February 12, 1896
MotherRachel Russell1 b. May 26, 1832, d. April 7, 1914
     Robert Reed was buried at Hopewell Cemetery, intersection of Rt. 200N and Rt. 400E, Lagro Township, Wabash Co., Indiana.1 He was born on October 22, 1873 at Wabash Co., Indiana.1 He died on August 1, 1874 at Wabash Co., Indiana.1

Citations

  1. [S411] B. J. Conner, The Conner Family 1736-1997.

Lydia Mae Reed1,2

F, b. June 10, 1866, d. November 25, 1942
FatherJohn V. Reed3,4,2 b. April 10, 1828, d. February 12, 1896
MotherRachel Russell3,4,2 b. May 26, 1832, d. April 7, 1914
     Lydia Mae Reed was buried at Hopewell Cemetery, intersection of Rt. 200N and Rt. 400E, Lagro Township, Wabash Co., Indiana.2 She was born on June 10, 1866 at Indiana.4,2 As of June 13, 1889,her married name was Cleaveland.1 She married Cooper Hill Cleaveland on June 13, 1889 at Wabash Co., Indiana.1,2 Lydia Mae Reed died on November 25, 1942 at age 76.2

Census Records

1880Dwelling 170, Lagro Township, Wabash Co., Indiana5
1880Dwelling 95, District 185, Lagro Township, Wabash Co., Indiana4
1900Dwelling 128, District 116, Lagro Township, Wabash Co., Indiana6
1910Dwelling 23, District 146, Lagro Township, Wabash Co., Indiana7
1920Dwelling 33, District 182, Lagro Township, Wabash Co., Indiana8
1930Dwelling 79, District 5, Lagro Township, Wabash Co., IndianaEnumerated in the household of her son Hugh9
1940Dwelling 302, District 85-6, Lagro Township, Wabash Co., Indiana10

Family

Cooper Hill Cleaveland b. November, 1857, d. May 26, 1925
Marriage*Lydia Mae Reed married Cooper Hill Cleaveland on June 13, 1889 at Wabash Co., Indiana.1,2 
Children

Citations

  1. [S418] Indiana Works Progress Administration, Indiana Marriage Records Index, 1800-1941.
  2. [S439] Ronald L. Woodward, Lagro Township Cemeteries, Wabash Co., Indiana.
  3. [S411] B. J. Conner, The Conner Family 1736-1997.
  4. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S166] National Archives and Records Administration, 1870 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.
  9. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  10. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  11. [S6005] FamilySearch, Indiana, Marriages, 1810-2001.
  12. [S5629] Indiana Archives and Records Administration, Indiana, Death Certificates, 1899-2011.
  13. [S5262] Division for Vital Records and Health Statistics Michigan Department of Community Health, Michigan, Marriage Records, 1867-1952.
  14. [S5680] Division for Vital Records and Health Statistics, Lansing, Michigan Michigan Department of Community Health, Michigan, Death Records, 1867-1950.
  15. [S5223] Social Security Administration, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.

Rhoda Josephine Reed1

F, b. August 8, 1832, d. May 14, 1909
FatherEzra Reed2 b. circa 1805
MotherLydia "Liddy" Light2 b. circa 1805
     Rhoda Josephine Reed was buried at Reins Cemetery (also known as Reins Cemetery), 920 Fulton Street, Pleasantville, Marion Co., Iowa.3,4 She was born on August 8, 1832 at Indiana.5,4 As of April 29, 1848,her married name was Spencer.1 She married Josiah C. Spencer on April 29, 1848 at Wabash Co., Indiana.1 Rhoda Josephine Reed died on May 14, 1909 at Iowa at age 76.4

Census Records

1850Dwelling 130, Lagro Township, Wabash Co., Indiana6
1860Dwelling 686, Knox Township, Clarke Co., Iowa7
1870Dwelling 93, Swan Township, Marion Co., Iowa8
1880Dwelling 93, District 118, Swan and Union Townships, Marion Co., Iowa9
1900Dwelling 36, District 52, Pleasant Grove Township, Marion Co., Iowa5

Family

Josiah C. Spencer b. December 28, 1826, d. March 24, 1912
Marriage*Rhoda Josephine Reed married Josiah C. Spencer on April 29, 1848 at Wabash Co., Indiana.1 
Children

Citations

  1. [S418] Indiana Works Progress Administration, Indiana Marriage Records Index, 1800-1941.
  2. [S411] B. J. Conner, The Conner Family 1736-1997.
  3. [S324] Works Project Administration, Iowa Cemetery Records.
  4. [S8997] Rees Cemetery, Marion Co., IA, online www.findagrave.com.
  5. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  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.

Martha Elizabeth Reed1,2

F, b. December, 1834
FatherEzra Reed1 b. circa 1805
MotherLydia "Liddy" Light1,2 b. circa 1805
     Martha Elizabeth Reed was born in December, 1834 at Indiana.3 As of circa 1853,her married name was Dawson.3 She married Joseph Dawson circa 1853.1,3

Census Records

1850Dwelling 51, Lagro Township, Wabash Co., Indiana2
1860Dwelling 925, Allen Township, Polk Co., Iowa4
1870Dwelling 140, Pleasant Grove Township, Marion Co., Iowa5
1880Dwelling 198, District 121, Pleasant Grove Township, Marion Co., Iowa6
1900Dwelling 150, District 52, Pleasant Grove Township, Marion Co., Iowa3
1910Dwelling 62, District 55, Pleasant Grove Township, Marion Co., Iowa7

Family

Joseph Dawson b. April, 1830
Marriage*Martha Elizabeth Reed married Joseph Dawson circa 1853.1,3 

Citations

  1. [S411] B. J. Conner, The Conner Family 1736-1997.
  2. [S153] National Archives and Records Administration, 1850 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 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. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.

Thomas Reed1,2

M, b. circa 1839
FatherEzra Reed1 b. circa 1805
MotherLydia "Liddy" Light1,2 b. circa 1805
     Thomas Reed Killed in the Civil War.1 He was born circa 1839 at Indiana.2

Census Records

1850Dwelling 51, Lagro Township, Wabash Co., Indiana2
1860Dwelling 925, Allen Township, Polk Co., IowaEnumerated in the household of his brother-in-law Joseph Dawson3

Occupation

1860Farm laborer3

Citations

  1. [S411] B. J. Conner, The Conner Family 1736-1997.
  2. [S153] National Archives and Records Administration, 1850 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S301] National Archives and Records Administration, 1860 United States Federal Census.

George Eager Crawford1,2,3

M, b. September 10, 1879, d. October 17, 1918
     George Eager Crawford was buried at Fair View Cemetery, 3300 Melrose Ave. N.W., Roanoke, Virginia.3 He was born on September 10, 1879 at Lexington, Rockbridge Co., Virginia.1,3 He married Maude Beatrice "Maudie" Chatham, daughter of William Gast Chatham and Margaret Jane Trask, on August 14, 1905.2 George Eager Crawford died on October 17, 1918 at Roanoke, Virginia, at age 39.2,3

Census Records

1910Dwelling 136, District 122, Melrose Ward, Roanoke, Virginia4

Occupation

1910Railroad machine shop painter4

Family

Maude Beatrice "Maudie" Chatham b. June 18, 1885, d. February 21, 1969
Marriage*George Eager Crawford married Maude Beatrice "Maudie" Chatham, daughter of William Gast Chatham and Margaret Jane Trask, on August 14, 1905.2 
Children

Citations

  1. [S533] National Archives and Records Administration, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-18.
  2. [S274] Robert & Juanita Elmore Conner, "Personal Papers of Robert & Juanita Elmore Conner."
  3. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  4. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.

Josiah C. Spencer1,2,3,4,5

M, b. December 28, 1826, d. March 24, 1912
     Josiah C. Spencer was buried at Reins Cemetery (also known as Reins Cemetery), 920 Fulton Street, Pleasantville, Marion Co., Iowa.4,5 He was born on December 28, 1826 at Indiana.6,5 He married Rhoda Josephine Reed, daughter of Ezra Reed and Lydia "Liddy" Light, on April 29, 1848 at Wabash Co., Indiana.1 Josiah C. Spencer died on March 24, 1912 at Iowa at age 85.4,5

Census Records

1850Dwelling 130, Lagro Township, Wabash Co., Indiana2
1860Dwelling 686, Knox Township, Clarke Co., Iowa3
1870Dwelling 93, Swan Township, Marion Co., Iowa7
1880Dwelling 93, District 118, Swan and Union Townships, Marion Co., Iowa8
1900Dwelling 36, District 52, Pleasant Grove Township, Marion Co., Iowa6
1910Dwelling 101, District 55, Pleasant Grove Township, Marion Co., Iowa9

Occupation

1850Laborer2
1860Farmer3
1870Farmer7
1880Farmer8
1900Farmer6

Family

Rhoda Josephine Reed b. August 8, 1832, d. May 14, 1909
Marriage*Josiah C. Spencer married Rhoda Josephine Reed, daughter of Ezra Reed and Lydia "Liddy" Light, on April 29, 1848 at Wabash Co., Indiana.1 
Children

Citations

  1. [S418] Indiana Works Progress Administration, Indiana Marriage Records Index, 1800-1941.
  2. [S153] National Archives and Records Administration, 1850 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S301] National Archives and Records Administration, 1860 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S324] Works Project Administration, Iowa Cemetery Records.
  5. [S8997] Rees Cemetery, Marion Co., IA, online www.findagrave.com.
  6. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S166] National Archives and Records Administration, 1870 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.

Joseph Dawson1

M, b. April, 1830
     Joseph Dawson was born in April, 1830 at Ohio.2 He married Martha Elizabeth Reed, daughter of Ezra Reed and Lydia "Liddy" Light, circa 1853.1,2

Census Records

1860Dwelling 925, Allen Township, Polk Co., Iowa3
1870Dwelling 140, Pleasant Grove Township, Marion Co., Iowa4
1880Dwelling 198, District 121, Pleasant Grove Township, Marion Co., Iowa5
1900Dwelling 150, District 52, Pleasant Grove Township, Marion Co., Iowa2
1910Dwelling 62, District 55, Pleasant Grove Township, Marion Co., Iowa6

Occupation

1860Farmer3
1870Farmer4
1880Farmer5
1900Farmer2

Family

Martha Elizabeth Reed b. December, 1834
Marriage*Joseph Dawson married Martha Elizabeth Reed, daughter of Ezra Reed and Lydia "Liddy" Light, circa 1853.1,2 

Citations

  1. [S411] B. J. Conner, The Conner Family 1736-1997.
  2. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S301] National Archives and Records Administration, 1860 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. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.