Richard Alvah Sumpter1

M, b. June 26, 1875, d. October 22, 1900
FatherJoseph Sumpter2,3 b. August 25, 1839, d. December 1, 1931
MotherMatilda Poff2,3 b. June 1, 1845, d. August 17, 1904
     Richard Alvah Sumpter was buried at Sumpter Cemetery, off Rt. 8, at the end of Rt. 698, Floyd Co., Virginia.1 He was born on June 26, 1875 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1 He died on October 22, 1900 at age 25.1

Census Records

1880Dwelling 347, District 28, Jacksonville, Floyd Co., Virginia2
1890Jacksonville, Floyd Co., Virginia4
1900Dwelling 89, District 13, Court House District, Floyd Co., Virginia3

Occupation

1900Teacher3

Citations

  1. [S33] Surnames of Families of Floyd Co., Virginia, online http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~barbr/zz_main_contents.htm
  2. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.

Almena Katherine Sumpter1,2

F, b. April 12, 1878, d. September 2, 1957
FatherJoseph Sumpter3,2,4,5 b. August 25, 1839, d. December 1, 1931
MotherMatilda Poff2,3,4,5 b. June 1, 1845, d. August 17, 1904
     Almena Katherine Sumpter was buried at Jacksonville Burial Ground, Rt. 8, 0.25 miles south of Floyd, Floyd Co., Virginia.6,5 She was born on April 12, 1878 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,5 She married Joseph M. Simmons, son of Noah Simmons and Eliza M. Phlegar, on November 28, 1901 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,5 As of November 28, 1901,her married name was Simmons. Almena Katherine Sumpter died on September 2, 1957 at Radford, Virginia, at age 79.6,5

Census Records

1880Dwelling 347, District 28, Jacksonville, Floyd Co., Virginia3
1890Jacksonville, Floyd Co., Virginia7
1900Dwelling 89, District 13, Court House District, Floyd Co., Virginia4
1910Dwelling 160, District 45, Court House District, Floyd Co., Virginia8
1920Dwelling 278, District 93, Court House District, Floyd Co., Virginia9
1930Dwelling 161, District 5, Court House District, Floyd Co., Virginia10
1940Dwelling 68, District 32-8, Court House District, Floyd Co., Virginia11

Occupation

1900Teacher4

Family

Joseph M. Simmons b. February 6, 1871, d. January 27, 1963
Marriage*Almena Katherine Sumpter married Joseph M. Simmons, son of Noah Simmons and Eliza M. Phlegar, on November 28, 1901 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,5 
Children

Citations

  1. [S33] Surnames of Families of Floyd Co., Virginia, online http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~barbr/zz_main_contents.htm
  2. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  3. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  6. [S328] Donna J. Robertson, Tombstone Inscriptions of Floyd County, Virginia.
  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. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  11. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  12. [S5152] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Birth Records, 1864-2014.
  13. [S12] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 5, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.

William Riley Sumpter1,2,3,4,5

M, b. October 25, 1879, d. September 14, 1968
FatherJoseph Sumpter6,7,8,9,4 b. August 25, 1839, d. December 1, 1931
MotherMatilda Poff7,6,8 b. June 1, 1845, d. August 17, 1904
     William Riley Sumpter was buried at Jacksonville Burial Ground, Rt. 8, 0.25 miles south of Floyd, Floyd Co., Virginia.1,4 His Social Security Number was 225-48-8220.1 He was born on October 25, 1879 at Floyd Co., Virginia.10,1,7,3,4,5 He married Lillie Mae Reed, daughter of Andrew Reed and Susan Miranda Akers, on May 5, 1915 at Floyd Co., Virginia.7,1,4 William Riley Sumpter died on September 14, 1968 at Floyd, Floyd Co., Virginia, at age 88.1,4

Census Records

1880Dwelling 347, District 28, Jacksonville, Floyd Co., Virginia6
1890Jacksonville, Floyd Co., Virginia11
1900Dwelling 89, District 13, Court House District, Floyd Co., Virginia8
1910Dwelling 89, District 45, Court House District, Floyd Co., Virginia9
1920Dwelling 40, District 91, Court House District, Floyd Co., VirginiaWilliam and his wife were enumerated in the household of his father Joseph12
1940Dwelling 138, District 32-6, Court House District, Floyd Co., Virginia13

Occupation

1900Farm laborer8
1910Farmer9
1920Farmer12
1940Farmer13

Family

Lillie Mae Reed b. December 30, 1889, d. November 12, 1955
Marriage*William Riley Sumpter married Lillie Mae Reed, daughter of Andrew Reed and Susan Miranda Akers, on May 5, 1915 at Floyd Co., Virginia.7,1,4 
Child

Citations

  1. [S328] Donna J. Robertson, Tombstone Inscriptions of Floyd County, Virginia.
  2. [S33] Surnames of Families of Floyd Co., Virginia, online http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~barbr/zz_main_contents.htm
  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. [S1253] Selective Service System United States, U.S. World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942.
  6. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  8. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  10. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  11. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.
  12. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  13. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  14. [S13] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 6, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  15. [S5223] Social Security Administration, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.

Mary Lelia Sumpter1

F, b. January 19, 1882, d. November 5, 1963
FatherJoseph Sumpter1,2,3,4 b. August 25, 1839, d. December 1, 1931
MotherMatilda Poff1,2,4 b. June 1, 1845, d. August 17, 1904
     Mary Lelia Sumpter was buried at Jacksonville Burial Ground, Rt. 8, 0.25 miles south of Floyd, Floyd Co., Virginia.5,4 She was born on January 19, 1882 at Floyd Co., Virginia.5,1,4 She married Waitman Taylor Dickerson, son of Harvey Dickerson and Octavia Leah Simmons, on June 27, 1915 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,4 As of June 27, 1915,her married name was Dickerson. Mary Lelia Sumpter died on November 5, 1963 at Floyd, Floyd Co., Virginia, at age 81.5,4

Census Records

1890Jacksonville, Floyd Co., Virginia6
1900Dwelling 89, District 13, Court House District, Floyd Co., Virginia2
1910Dwelling 89, District 45, Court House District, Floyd Co., Virginia3
1920Dwelling 5, District 92, Court House District, Floyd Co., Virginia7
1930Dwelling 67, District 5, Court House District, Floyd Co., Virginia8
1940Dwelling 49, District 32-7, Court House District, Floyd Co., Virginia9

Family

Waitman Taylor Dickerson b. November 21, 1869, d. June 13, 1959
Marriage*Mary Lelia Sumpter married Waitman Taylor Dickerson, son of Harvey Dickerson and Octavia Leah Simmons, on June 27, 1915 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,4 
Child
  • Evelyn G. Dickerson8

Citations

  1. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  5. [S328] Donna J. Robertson, Tombstone Inscriptions of Floyd County, Virginia.
  6. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.

Lee Davis Smith1,2,3,4,5,6

M, b. May 17, 1861, d. December 31, 1936
     Lee Davis Smith was buried at Evergreen Burial Park, 1307 Summit Ave SW, Roanoke, Virginia.6 He was born on May 17, 1861 at Virginia.2,6 He married Lizena Alice Sumpter, daughter of Joseph Sumpter and Matilda Poff, on December 19, 1894 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,5,7 Lee Davis Smith died on December 31, 1936 at Virginia at age 75.6

Census Records

1900Dwelling 69, District 18, Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia2
1910Dwelling 63, District 46, Court House District, Floyd Co., Virginia3
1920Dwelling 133, District 27, Highland Ward 1, Roanoke, Virginia4
1930Dwelling 165, District 35, Roanoke, Virginia8

Occupation

1900Superintendant2
1910Town of Floyd sergeant3
1920Silk mill worker4

Family

Lizena Alice Sumpter b. February 14, 1867, d. October 24, 1937
Marriage*Lee Davis Smith married Lizena Alice Sumpter, daughter of Joseph Sumpter and Matilda Poff, on December 19, 1894 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,5,7 
Children

Citations

  1. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Goldie Vera Smith Hawkins Gates obituary in the Sep 7, 2001 edition.
  6. [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&
  7. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  8. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S5223] Social Security Administration, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.
  10. [S2415] Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940, online https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://hr-search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1708698
  11. [S5152] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Birth Records, 1864-2014.
  12. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.

Darius William Slusher1,2,3

M, b. September 4, 1858, d. June 28, 1934
     Darius William Slusher was buried at Jacksonville Burial Ground, Rt. 8, 0.25 miles south of Floyd, Floyd Co., Virginia.4 He was born on September 4, 1858 at Floyd Co., Virginia.4,1,2,3 He married Margaret Susan Slusher on December 19, 1878 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2 Darius William Slusher married Minnie Clara Sumpter, daughter of Joseph Sumpter and Matilda Poff, on October 14, 1908 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1 Darius William Slusher died on June 28, 1934 at Burks Fork, Floyd Co., Virginia, at age 75.4,3

Census Records

1890Burks Fork, Floyd Co., Virginia5
1910Dwelling 141, District 44, Burks Fork, Floyd Co., Virginia6
1920Dwelling 172, District 90, Burks Fork, Floyd Co., Virginia7
1930Dwelling 25, District 3, Burks Fork, Floyd Co., Virginia8

Occupation

1910Farmer6
1920Farmer7
1930Farmer8

Family 1

Margaret Susan Slusher b. December 22, 1860, d. August 1, 1906
Marriage*Darius William Slusher married Margaret Susan Slusher on December 19, 1878 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2 
Child

Family 2

Minnie Clara Sumpter b. July 20, 1870, d. October 29, 1971
Marriage*Darius William Slusher married Minnie Clara Sumpter, daughter of Joseph Sumpter and Matilda Poff, on October 14, 1908 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1 

Citations

  1. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  3. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  4. [S328] Donna J. Robertson, Tombstone Inscriptions of Floyd County, Virginia.
  5. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 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.

Margaret Susan Slusher1

F, b. December 22, 1860, d. August 1, 1906
     Margaret Susan Slusher was buried at Keith Cemetery, on Rt. 727 at Rt. 799 atop a hill acroos from Burk's Fork Church, Burks Fork, Floyd Co., Virginia.2 She was born on December 22, 1860 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,1 She married Darius William Slusher on December 19, 1878 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1 Margaret Susan Slusher died on August 1, 1906 at age 45.2

Census Records

1890Burks Fork, Floyd Co., Virginia3

Family

Darius William Slusher b. September 4, 1858, d. June 28, 1934
Marriage*Margaret Susan Slusher married Darius William Slusher on December 19, 1878 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1 
Child

Citations

  1. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S295] Phyllis Goad Phillips & Genevieve Cochran Starkey, Cemeteries - Floyd County VA., Burks Fork District, Volume II.
  3. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  5. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.

Addie Harmon1,2,3,4,5,6

F, b. June 3, 1885, d. December 29, 1950
     Addie Harmon was buried at Jacksonville Burial Ground, Rt. 8, 0.25 miles south of Floyd, Floyd Co., Virginia.1 She was born on June 3, 1885 at Virginia.1,4 She married James Hardee Sumpter, son of Joseph Sumpter and Matilda Poff, on May 13, 1907 at Floyd Co., Virginia.3,1,7 As of May 13, 1907,her married name was Sumpter. Addie Harmon died on December 29, 1950 at age 65.1

Census Records

1910Dwelling 67, District 45, Court House District, Floyd Co., Virginia4
1920Dwelling 53, District 91, Court House District, Floyd Co., Virginia8
1930Dwelling 71, District 4, Floyd, Floyd Co., Virginia9
1940Dwelling 104, District 32-5, Floyd, Floyd Co., Virginia10

Family

James Hardee Sumpter b. April 19, 1873, d. November 22, 1963
Marriage*Addie Harmon married James Hardee Sumpter, son of Joseph Sumpter and Matilda Poff, on May 13, 1907 at Floyd Co., Virginia.3,1,7 
Children

Citations

  1. [S328] Donna J. Robertson, Tombstone Inscriptions of Floyd County, Virginia.
  2. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Lelia Alice Sumpter obituary in the Mar 7, 2002 edition.
  3. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  4. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Sarah Virginia Hawes obituary in the Sep 18, 2011 edition.
  6. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Almena Katherine Sumpter Elder obituary in the Aug 29, 2007 edition.
  7. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  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. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Curtis A. Sumpter obit in the Apr 11, 2000 edition.
  12. [S12] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 5, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  13. [S13] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 6, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  14. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.

Joseph M. Simmons1

M, b. February 6, 1871, d. January 27, 1963
FatherNoah Simmons1 b. July 9, 1827, d. March 29, 1901
MotherEliza M. Phlegar1 b. September 17, 1833, d. September 1, 1910
     His Social Security Number was 231-16-1436.2 Joseph M. Simmons was buried at Jacksonville Burial Ground, Rt. 8, 0.25 miles south of Floyd, Floyd Co., Virginia.3,4 He was born on February 6, 1871 at Jacksonville Township, Floyd Co., Virginia.2,1 He married Almena Katherine Sumpter, daughter of Joseph Sumpter and Matilda Poff, on November 28, 1901 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,5 Joseph M. Simmons died on January 27, 1963 at Floyd, Floyd Co., Virginia, at age 91.4 He FLOYD- Joseph Simmons 92, died at his home here Sunday. He is survived by a daughter, Mrs. Roland Clark, Fairfax; two sons, Ray and Lane Simmons, Baltimore; a brother, Henry Simmons, Floyd; five grandchildren, and one great grandchild. Funeral will be at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday at Wood Funeral Home. Burial will be on Jacksonville Cemetery in Floyd. on January 29, 1963.4

Census Records

1890Jacksonville, Floyd Co., Virginia6
1910Dwelling 160, District 45, Court House District, Floyd Co., Virginia7
1920Dwelling 278, District 93, Court House District, Floyd Co., Virginia8
1930Dwelling 161, District 5, Court House District, Floyd Co., Virginia9
1940Dwelling 68, District 32-8, Court House District, Floyd Co., Virginia10

Occupation

1910Farmer7
1920Farmer8
1930Farmer9
1940Farmer10

Family

Almena Katherine Sumpter b. April 12, 1878, d. September 2, 1957
Marriage*Joseph M. Simmons married Almena Katherine Sumpter, daughter of Joseph Sumpter and Matilda Poff, on November 28, 1901 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,5 
Children

Citations

  1. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  3. [S328] Donna J. Robertson, Tombstone Inscriptions of Floyd County, Virginia.
  4. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Joseph Simmons obituary in the Jan 29, 1963 edition.
  5. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  6. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.
  7. [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. [S5152] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Birth Records, 1864-2014.
  12. [S12] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 5, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.

Noah Simmons1

M, b. July 9, 1827, d. March 29, 1901
     Noah Simmons was buried at Laurel Branch Cemetery (aka Goodykoontz Cemetery), Rt. 729 about one-half mile west of Laurel Branch Church of the Brethern, Floyd Co., Virginia.1 He was born on July 9, 1827 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.1 He married Eliza M. Phlegar on February 19, 1859 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2 Noah Simmons died on March 29, 1901 at age 73.1

Census Records

1890Jacksonville, Floyd Co., Virginia3

Family

Eliza M. Phlegar b. September 17, 1833, d. September 1, 1910
Marriage*Noah Simmons married Eliza M. Phlegar on February 19, 1859 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2 
Child

Citations

  1. [S2391] Floyd County Historical Society Cemeteries of Floyd County, VA, online http://floydcountyhistoricalsociety.org/cemeteries/alpha.html
  2. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  3. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.

Eliza M. Phlegar1

F, b. September 17, 1833, d. September 1, 1910
     Eliza M. Phlegar was buried at Laurel Branch Cemetery (aka Goodykoontz Cemetery), Rt. 729 about one-half mile west of Laurel Branch Church of the Brethern, Floyd Co., Virginia.1 She was born on September 17, 1833 at Virginia.1 She married Noah Simmons on February 19, 1859 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2 As of February 19, 1859,her married name was Simmons. Eliza M. Phlegar died on September 1, 1910 at age 76.1

Census Records

1890Jacksonville, Floyd Co., Virginia3

Family

Noah Simmons b. July 9, 1827, d. March 29, 1901
Marriage*Eliza M. Phlegar married Noah Simmons on February 19, 1859 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2 
Child

Citations

  1. [S2391] Floyd County Historical Society Cemeteries of Floyd County, VA, online http://floydcountyhistoricalsociety.org/cemeteries/alpha.html
  2. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  3. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.

Lillie Mae Reed1

F, b. December 30, 1889, d. November 12, 1955
FatherAndrew Reed1,2 b. September 12, 1856, d. July 8, 1939
MotherSusan Miranda Akers1,2 b. August 4, 1857, d. August 18, 1933
     Lillie Mae Reed was buried at Jacksonville Burial Ground, Rt. 8, 0.25 miles south of Floyd, Floyd Co., Virginia.3,2 She was born on December 30, 1889 at Virginia.3,2 She married William Riley Sumpter, son of Joseph Sumpter and Matilda Poff, on May 5, 1915 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,3,2 As of May 5, 1915,her married name was Sumpter. Lillie Mae Reed died on November 12, 1955 at Roanoke, Virginia, at age 65.3,2

Census Records

1920Dwelling 40, District 91, Court House District, Floyd Co., Virginia4

Family

William Riley Sumpter b. October 25, 1879, d. September 14, 1968
Marriage*Lillie Mae Reed married William Riley Sumpter, son of Joseph Sumpter and Matilda Poff, on May 5, 1915 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,3,2 
Child

Citations

  1. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  3. [S328] Donna J. Robertson, Tombstone Inscriptions of Floyd County, Virginia.
  4. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S13] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 6, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  6. [S5223] Social Security Administration, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.

Andrew Reed1,2

M, b. September 12, 1856, d. July 8, 1939
FatherMark J. Reed2 b. July 11, 1831, d. November 21, 1910
MotherMary Reed2 b. May 29, 1831, d. February 20, 1893
     Andrew Reed was buried at Smith Cemetery (also known as Reed Cemetery), interscetion of Rt. 730 & Rt. 750, Alum Ridge, Floyd Co., Virginia.1 He was born on September 12, 1856 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,2 He married Susan Miranda Akers, daughter of Riley B. Akers and Mildred "Milly" Reed, on February 13, 1879 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,1 Andrew Reed died on July 8, 1939 at age 82.1

Census Records

1890Alum Ridge, Floyd Co., Virginia3

Occupation

Farmer

Family

Susan Miranda Akers b. August 4, 1857, d. August 18, 1933
Marriage*Andrew Reed married Susan Miranda Akers, daughter of Riley B. Akers and Mildred "Milly" Reed, on February 13, 1879 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,1 
Child

Citations

  1. [S285] Wesley L. Poff, Smith Cemetery, Floyd Co., VA.
  2. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  3. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  5. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.

Susan Miranda Akers1

F, b. August 4, 1857, d. August 18, 1933
FatherRiley B. Akers1
MotherMildred "Milly" Reed1 b. circa 1825, d. before 1865
     Susan Miranda Akers was buried at Smith Cemetery (also known as Reed Cemetery), interscetion of Rt. 730 & Rt. 750, Alum Ridge, Floyd Co., Virginia.2 She was born on August 4, 1857 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,1 She married Andrew Reed, son of Mark J. Reed and Mary Reed, on February 13, 1879 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,2 As of February 13, 1879,her married name was Reed. Susan Miranda Akers died on August 18, 1933 at Floyd Co., Virginia, at age 76.2

Census Records

1890Alum Ridge, Floyd Co., Virginia3

Family

Andrew Reed b. September 12, 1856, d. July 8, 1939
Marriage*Susan Miranda Akers married Andrew Reed, son of Mark J. Reed and Mary Reed, on February 13, 1879 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,2 
Child

Citations

  1. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S285] Wesley L. Poff, Smith Cemetery, Floyd Co., VA.
  3. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  5. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.

Mildred "Milly" Reed

F, b. circa 1825, d. before 1865
     Mildred "Milly" Reed was born circa 1825 at Virginia. She married Riley B. Akers, son of William B. Akers and Nancy Sowers, on April 26, 1849 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1 As of April 26, 1849,her married name was Akers. Mildred "Milly" Reed died before 1865.

Family

Riley B. Akers
Marriage*She married Riley B. Akers, son of William B. Akers and Nancy Sowers, on April 26, 1849 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1 
Child

Citations

  1. [S42] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 2, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.

Mark J. Reed

M, b. July 11, 1831, d. November 21, 1910
FatherSpencer Reed b. June 10, 1786, d. 1876
MotherMargaret "Peggie" "Maggie" Reed b. circa 1797
     Mark J. Reed was buried at Smith Cemetery (also known as Reed Cemetery), interscetion of Rt. 730 & Rt. 750, Alum Ridge, Floyd Co., Virginia.1 He was born on July 11, 1831 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.1 He married Mary Reed, daughter of Peter Reed and Nancy Wray Duncan, on November 16, 1851 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,1 Mark J. Reed died on November 21, 1910 at Floyd Co., Virginia, at age 79.1

Census Records

1890Alum Ridge, Floyd Co., Virginia3

Family

Mary Reed b. May 29, 1831, d. February 20, 1893
Marriage*Mark J. Reed married Mary Reed, daughter of Peter Reed and Nancy Wray Duncan, on November 16, 1851 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,1 
Children

Citations

  1. [S285] Wesley L. Poff, Smith Cemetery, Floyd Co., VA.
  2. [S42] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 2, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  3. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.

Mary Reed1

F, b. May 29, 1831, d. February 20, 1893
FatherPeter Reed b. circa 1802
MotherNancy Wray Duncan b. February 15, 1813, d. July 20, 1870
     Mary Reed was buried at Smith Cemetery (also known as Reed Cemetery), interscetion of Rt. 730 & Rt. 750, Alum Ridge, Floyd Co., Virginia.1 She was born on May 29, 1831 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1 She married Mark J. Reed, son of Spencer Reed and Margaret "Peggie" "Maggie" Reed, on November 16, 1851 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,1 Mary Reed died on February 20, 1893 at Floyd Co., Virginia, at age 61.1

Census Records

1890Alum Ridge, Floyd Co., Virginia3

Family

Mark J. Reed b. July 11, 1831, d. November 21, 1910
Marriage*Mary Reed married Mark J. Reed, son of Spencer Reed and Margaret "Peggie" "Maggie" Reed, on November 16, 1851 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,1 
Children

Citations

  1. [S285] Wesley L. Poff, Smith Cemetery, Floyd Co., VA.
  2. [S42] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 2, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  3. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.

Spencer Reed1,2

M, b. June 10, 1786, d. 1876
FatherPeter Reed b. 1763
MotherLucy Spencer
     Spencer Reed was buried at Duncan Cemetery, Uriah Turpin Farm, Rt. 730, Willis, Floyd Co., Virginia.2 He was born on June 10, 1786 at Montgomery Co., Virginia. He married Margaret "Peggie" "Maggie" Reed on February 1, 1825 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.1 Spencer Reed died in 1876 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2

Family

Margaret "Peggie" "Maggie" Reed b. circa 1797
Marriage*He married Margaret "Peggie" "Maggie" Reed on February 1, 1825 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.1 
Children

Citations

  1. [S280] Anne Lowry Worrell, A Brief of Wills and Marriages in Montgomery and Fincastle Counties, Virginia, 1733-1831.
  2. [S793] Mary Anne Sutphin (e-mail address), Duncan Cemetery, Floyd Co., VA.

Margaret "Peggie" "Maggie" Reed1,2

F, b. circa 1797
     Margaret "Peggie" "Maggie" Reed died at Floyd Co., Virginia. She was buried at Duncan Cemetery, Uriah Turpin Farm, Rt. 730, Willis, Floyd Co., Virginia; Her gravestone has no dates.2 She was born circa 1797 at Montgomery Co., Virginia. She married Spencer Reed, son of Peter Reed and Lucy Spencer, on February 1, 1825 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.1

Family

Spencer Reed b. June 10, 1786, d. 1876
Marriage*Margaret "Peggie" "Maggie" Reed married Spencer Reed, son of Peter Reed and Lucy Spencer, on February 1, 1825 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.1 
Children

Citations

  1. [S280] Anne Lowry Worrell, A Brief of Wills and Marriages in Montgomery and Fincastle Counties, Virginia, 1733-1831.
  2. [S793] Mary Anne Sutphin (e-mail address), Duncan Cemetery, Floyd Co., VA.

Peter Reed1

M, b. 1763
FatherGeorge Reed1 b. 1730, d. October, 1807
MotherNancy Anna McLanghlin/Wiggington1 b. 1735
     Peter Reed married Lucy Spencer.1 Peter Reed was born in 1763 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.1

Family

Lucy Spencer
Marriage*He married Lucy Spencer.1 
Child

Citations

  1. [S196] Clarence Sanderson, George A. Reed and George W. Reed in "Floyd Co., Virginia Listserve," listserve message Dec 3, 2003.

Nancy Wray Duncan

F, b. February 15, 1813, d. July 20, 1870
     Nancy Wray Duncan was buried at Smith Cemetery (also known as Reed Cemetery), interscetion of Rt. 730 & Rt. 750, Alum Ridge, Floyd Co., Virginia.1 She was born on February 15, 1813 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.1 As of April 30, 1827,her married name was Reed. She married Peter Reed on April 30, 1827 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.2 Nancy Wray Duncan died on July 20, 1870 at Floyd Co., Virginia, at age 57.1

Family

Peter Reed b. circa 1802
Marriage*She married Peter Reed on April 30, 1827 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.2 
Child
  • Mary Reed+ b. May 29, 1831, d. February 20, 1893

Citations

  1. [S285] Wesley L. Poff, Smith Cemetery, Floyd Co., VA.
  2. [S280] Anne Lowry Worrell, A Brief of Wills and Marriages in Montgomery and Fincastle Counties, Virginia, 1733-1831.

Waitman Taylor Dickerson1

M, b. November 21, 1869, d. June 13, 1959
FatherHarvey Dickerson1 b. February 16, 1839, d. May 15, 1912
MotherOctavia Leah Simmons1 b. October 11, 1850, d. September 11, 1933
     Waitman Taylor Dickerson was buried at Jacksonville Burial Ground, Rt. 8, 0.25 miles south of Floyd, Floyd Co., Virginia.2 He was born on November 21, 1869 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,1 He married Mary Lelia Sumpter, daughter of Joseph Sumpter and Matilda Poff, on June 27, 1915 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,3 Waitman Taylor Dickerson died on June 13, 1959 at age 89.2

Census Records

1890Jacksonville, Floyd Co., Virginia4
1920Dwelling 5, District 92, Court House District, Floyd Co., Virginia5
1930Dwelling 67, District 5, Court House District, Floyd Co., Virginia6
1940Dwelling 49, District 32-7, Court House District, Floyd Co., Virginia7

Occupation

1920Farmer5
1930Farmer6
1940Farmer7

Family

Mary Lelia Sumpter b. January 19, 1882, d. November 5, 1963
Marriage*Waitman Taylor Dickerson married Mary Lelia Sumpter, daughter of Joseph Sumpter and Matilda Poff, on June 27, 1915 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,3 
Child
  • Evelyn G. Dickerson6

Citations

  1. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S328] Donna J. Robertson, Tombstone Inscriptions of Floyd County, Virginia.
  3. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  4. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 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. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.

James Fleming Poff1,2,3,4,5

M, b. March 19, 1866, d. March 8, 1943
FatherAndrew Isaac Poff6,7 b. circa 1841, d. before June 21, 1880
MotherRebecca Poff6,7,8 b. March, 1849
     James Fleming Poff was buried at McNeil Cemetery, Diamond Knob Road, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia.9,5 He was born on March 19, 1866 at Floyd Co., Virginia.9,6,4 He married Minnie Belle McNeil, daughter of James Ireson McNeil and Lydia Smith, on January 5, 1888 at Floyd Co., Virginia.6,10,4,5 James Fleming Poff died on March 8, 1943 at Roanoke, Virginia, at age 76.9,4,5

Census Records

1870Dwelling 168, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia7
1880Dwelling 373, District 30, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia8
1890Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia11
1900Dwelling 129, District 75, Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia12
1910Dwelling 60, District 52, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia13
1920Dwelling 93, District 128, Raleigh Court Ward, Roanoke, Virginia14
1930Dwelling 355, District 32, Roanoke, Virginia15

Occupation

1880Farm laborer8
1900Farm laborer12
1910Farmer13
1920Oil company driver14
1930Oil company truck driver15

Family

Minnie Belle McNeil b. January 8, 1868, d. April 19, 1942
Marriage*James Fleming Poff married Minnie Belle McNeil, daughter of James Ireson McNeil and Lydia Smith, on January 5, 1888 at Floyd Co., Virginia.6,10,4,5 
Children

Citations

  1. [S33] Surnames of Families of Floyd Co., Virginia, online http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~barbr/zz_main_contents.htm
  2. [S657] George Pauff - Anna Merchant, online http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~poff/f0637.htm
  3. [S1260] Glenna Garnand Garner, Floyd Co., VA Obituary Listing.
  4. [S1859] Eleanor Stuart Mcneil Mullins and Maynard McNeil, "Some Descendants of Jacob Ireson McNeil."
  5. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  6. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  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. [S210] Maynard McNeil, McNeil Cemetery.
  10. [S134] Granddaughter Alice V. Thomas, granddaughter-in-law Mrs. Lala Vest Rev. Peter R. Vest, Rev. Peter R. Vest Files.
  11. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.
  12. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  13. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  14. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  15. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  16. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  17. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  18. [S1653] Bureau of Vital Statistics North Carolina State Board of Health, North Carolina Death Certificates, 1909-1976, From the Hettie Ella Pipes death certificate.
  19. [S5152] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Birth Records, 1864-2014.

Sarah M./A. Poff1,2

F, b. circa 1868
FatherAndrew Isaac Poff1 b. circa 1841, d. before June 21, 1880
MotherRebecca Poff1,2 b. March, 1849
     Sarah M./A. Poff was born circa 1868 at Virginia.1

Census Records

1870Dwelling 168, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia1
1880Dwelling 373, District 30, Locust Grove, Floyd 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.

Ennis/Dennis G. Poff1,2

M, b. circa July, 1870
FatherAndrew Isaac Poff1 b. circa 1841, d. before June 21, 1880
MotherRebecca Poff1,2 b. March, 1849
     Ennis/Dennis G. Poff was born circa July, 1870 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1

Census Records

1870Dwelling 168, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia1
1880Dwelling 373, District 30, Locust Grove, Floyd 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.

William Isaac Poff1,2,3,4

M, b. March 15, 1872, d. December 15, 1931
FatherAndrew Isaac Poff1,5 b. circa 1841, d. before June 21, 1880
MotherRebecca Poff6,1,5 b. March, 1849
     William Isaac Poff was buried at Sherwood Burial Park, 1045 Lynchburg Turnpike, Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia.5,4 He was born on March 15, 1872 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,2 He married Stella Florence Reed, daughter of John Fleming Reed and Isadora Charlotte "Dora" Puckett, on February 14, 1893 at Copper Hill, Floyd Co., Virginia.1,5,4 William Isaac Poff died on December 15, 1931 at Big Lick, Roanoke Co., Virginia, at age 59.2,5

Census Records

1880Dwelling 373, District 30, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia6
1890Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia7
1900Dwelling 123, District 20, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia8
1920Dwelling 84, District 47, Chamblissburg, Bedford Co., Virginia9
1930Dwelling 847, District 2, Big Lick, Roanoke Co., Virginia10

Occupation

1900Farmer8
1920Farmer9
1930Steam railway laborer10

Family

Stella Florence Reed b. July 12, 1877, d. January 1, 1951
Marriage*William Isaac Poff married Stella Florence Reed, daughter of John Fleming Reed and Isadora Charlotte "Dora" Puckett, on February 14, 1893 at Copper Hill, Floyd Co., Virginia.1,5,4 
Children

Citations

  1. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S657] George Pauff - Anna Merchant, online http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~poff/f0637.htm
  3. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Walter Hughes Poff obituary in the Jan 5, 1995 edition.
  4. [S6393] Logan Reed Jennings, "The Poffs of Floyd County, Virginia."
  5. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  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. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  10. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  11. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  12. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Alfred L. Poff obituary in the Feb 21, 2000 edition.
  13. [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
  14. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  15. [S1402] Logan Jennings, Fred Lee Poff in "Floyd Co., Virginia Listserve," listserve message Dec 9, 2006.