Lewis Mullins Poff1

M, b. July 15, 1896, d. October 5, 1970
FatherPerry Washington Poff1,2,3,4,5 b. February 25, 1854, d. January 2, 1934
MotherNellie L. Mullins1,2,3,4,5 b. June 25, 1872, d. January 7, 1968
     His Social Security Number was 233-09-8198.6 Lewis Mullins Poff was born on July 15, 1896 at Pocahontas, Tazewell Co., Virginia.6,1,2,5 He married Virginia Bell on August 16, 1929.1 Lewis Mullins Poff died on October 5, 1970 at age 74.1

Census Records

1910Dwelling 243, District 120, Bluefield, Mercer Co., West Virginia2
1920Dwelling 79, District 78, Ward 3, Bluefield, Mercer Co., West Virginia3
1930Dwelling 65, District 11, Bluefield, Mercer Co., West Virginia7
1940Dwelling 46, District 28-20, Bluefield, Mercer Co., West Virginia8

Occupation

1920Coal worker3
1940Coal company sales manager8

Family

Virginia Bell b. May 31, 1896, d. August, 1986
Marriage*Lewis Mullins Poff married Virginia Bell on August 16, 1929.1 

Citations

  1. [S163] Perry Poff Family Bible.
  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. [S345] Bluefield Daily Telegraph, From P. W. Poff obituary in the Jan 3, 1934 edition.
  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. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  7. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.

Perry Washington Poff Jr.1

M, b. April 24, 1899, d. November 19, 1899
FatherPerry Washington Poff1 b. February 25, 1854, d. January 2, 1934
MotherNellie L. Mullins1 b. June 25, 1872, d. January 7, 1968
     Perry Washington Poff Jr. was born on April 24, 1899.1 He died on November 19, 1899.1

Citations

  1. [S163] Perry Poff Family Bible.

Dorothea Gautier Poff1,2,3

F, b. July 16, 1911, d. March 21, 2005
FatherPerry Washington Poff1,4,5,6 b. February 25, 1854, d. January 2, 1934
MotherNellie L. Mullins1,4,5,6,7 b. June 25, 1872, d. January 7, 1968
     Her Social Security Number was 236-22-0283.8 Dorothea Gautier Poff was born on July 16, 1911 at West Virginia.1,5,8 She married William Christopher Kidd Sr. on October 17, 1937 at Bluefield, Mercer Co., West Virginia; The marriage record has a date of Oct 16, 1937.1,2,7 As of October 17, 1937,her married name was Kidd.3 Dorothea Gautier Poff died on March 21, 2005 at Ohio at age 93.8

Census Records

1920Dwelling 79, District 78, Ward 3, Bluefield, Mercer Co., West Virginia4
1930Dwelling 262, District 2, Bluefield, Mercer Co., West Virginia5
1940Dwelling 98, District 21-4, Bluefield, Mercer Co., West Virginia7

Family

William Christopher Kidd Sr. b. March 16, 1903, d. May 5, 2003
Marriage*Dorothea Gautier Poff married William Christopher Kidd Sr. on October 17, 1937 at Bluefield, Mercer Co., West Virginia; The marriage record has a date of Oct 16, 1937.1,2,7 
Children
  • William Christopher Kidd Jr.1,2,7,9
  • Nancy Epperly Kidd1,2

Citations

  1. [S163] Perry Poff Family Bible.
  2. [S345] Bluefield Daily Telegraph, From the William Christopher Kidd, Sr. obituary in the May 8, 2003 edition.
  3. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Kidd-Poff marriage record.
  4. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S345] Bluefield Daily Telegraph, From P. W. Poff obituary in the Jan 3, 1934 edition.
  7. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  9. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.

John Fleming Richards1,2,3,4

M, b. August 15, 1854, d. July 27, 1944
FatherSimpson Richards1,3 b. 1808, d. after 1870
MotherNancy Vest1,3 b. August 18, 1816, d. June 7, 1901
     John Fleming Richards was buried at Hot Coal Cemetery, Sophia, Raleigh Co., West Virginia.4 He was born on August 15, 1854 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,4 He married Elizabeth L. "Lizzie" Poff, daughter of Lewis W. Poff and Nancy Ann Epperly, on June 4, 1874 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1 John Fleming Richards married Sarah Margaret Isabel Seagle on December 27, 1901.3 John Fleming Richards died on July 27, 1944 at Sophia, Raleigh Co., West Virginia, at age 89.4

Census Records

1880Dwelling 417, District 30, Floyd Co., Virginia2
1900Dwelling 88, District 46, Hiawassie, Pulaski Co., Virginia5
1940Dwelling 247, District 41-19, Slab Fork, Raleigh Co., West VirginiaEnumerated in the household of his son-in-law Fleming Richard6

Occupation

1880Farm laborer2
1900Farmer5

Family 1

Elizabeth L. "Lizzie" Poff b. December, 1852, d. 1901
Marriage*John Fleming Richards married Elizabeth L. "Lizzie" Poff, daughter of Lewis W. Poff and Nancy Ann Epperly, on June 4, 1874 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1 
Children

Family 2

Sarah Margaret Isabel Seagle b. 1863, d. December 29, 1930
Marriage*John Fleming Richards married Sarah Margaret Isabel Seagle on December 27, 1901.3 

Citations

  1. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S1378] Betty Marie Shelor, and Troy Leon Shelor Myrtle Irene Thompson, Descendants of Simpson Richards.
  4. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the John Fleming Richard death certificate.
  5. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S2415] Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940, online https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://hr-search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1708698
  8. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Gracie Ellen Richards death certificate.
  9. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Richards-Richards marriage record.

Rosa Emma Light1,2,3

F, b. July 7, 1857, d. March 16, 1910
FatherJohn Wilson Light1 b. 1828, d. 1863
MotherCatherine Rose1 b. 1836
     Rosa Emma Light was born on July 7, 1857 at Virginia.2 She married Henry Wise Poff, son of Lewis W. Poff and Nancy Ann Epperly, on December 26, 1878 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1 As of December 26, 1878,her married name was Poff. Rosa Emma Light died on March 16, 1910 at Floyd Co., Virginia, at age 52.2

Census Records

1880Dwelling 290, District 30, Floyd Co., Virginia4
1890Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia5
1900Dwelling 163, District 19, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia6

Family

Henry Wise Poff b. June, 1858, d. August 2, 1935
Marriage*Rosa Emma Light married Henry Wise Poff, son of Lewis W. Poff and Nancy Ann Epperly, on December 26, 1878 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1 
Children

Citations

  1. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S33] Surnames of Families of Floyd Co., Virginia, online http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~barbr/zz_main_contents.htm
  3. [S878] VA Montgomery Co., Register 4, Montgomery Co., VA Marriage Records.
  4. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  8. [S567] Beth Fridley, Floyd Co., Virginia, Birth Records, 1880-1884.
  9. [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
  10. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  11. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Sallie A. Kingrea death certificate.
  12. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Perry C. Poff death certificate.
  13. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  14. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Poff-Winbish marriage record.
  15. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Poff-Burns marriage record.
  16. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.

Frank Thomson Vest1,2,3,4

M, b. May 21, 1896, d. March 5, 1927
FatherPeter Callahill Vest5,6,7,8,9 b. February 24, 1858, d. April 26, 1924
MotherRosa Bell Poff5,6,7,8,9 b. July 10, 1861, d. February 21, 1931
     Frank Thomson Vest was buried at Iddings Cemetery, intersection of Daniel's Run Road and Huffville Road, Terrys Fork, Floyd Co., Virginia.1 He was born on May 21, 1896 at Terrys Fork, Floyd Co., Virginia.5,4,9 He married Doxie Lavada McNeil, daughter of James Montgomery McNeil and Olia Odoxie Sisson, circa 1922.2,3,10,9 Frank Thomson Vest died on March 5, 1927 at Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia, at age 30.5,1,11,9

Census Records

1900Dwelling 144, District 17, Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia6
1910Dwelling 62, District 50, Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia7
1920Dwelling 62, District 98, Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia8

Occupation

1920Farm laborer8

Family

Doxie Lavada McNeil b. July 17, 1900, d. April 6, 1988
Marriage*Frank Thomson Vest married Doxie Lavada McNeil, daughter of James Montgomery McNeil and Olia Odoxie Sisson, circa 1922.2,3,10,9 
Children

Citations

  1. [S292] Rena Worthen & Margarette Tynan, Floyd Co. Virginia Cemetery Inscriptions, Volume 1.
  2. [S911] Paul McNeil, "McNeil Genealogy."
  3. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, From the Doxie Vest Poff obituary in an undated edition.
  4. [S533] National Archives and Records Administration, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-18.
  5. [S18] James R. & Sebert L. Sisson, Descendants of the Ludlow B. Sisson Family, Third Edition.
  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. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  10. [S1859] Eleanor Stuart Mcneil Mullins and Maynard McNeil, "Some Descendants of Jacob Ireson McNeil."
  11. [S1569] Funeral records of Mr. Marion Thomas Hall, online http://www.rootsweb.com/~vafloyd/recordsofmarionthomashall.htm
  12. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Claudine LaVada Vest Pillow obituary in the Dec 19, 2009 edition.
  13. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.

Rhoda Jane Wirt1,2,3

F, b. December 13, 1877, d. October 20, 1933
     Rhoda Jane Wirt was buried at Forest Lawn Cemetery, Norfolk, Virginia.2,3 She was born on December 13, 1877 at Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia.2,3 She married William Asa Poff, son of William Taylor Poff and Ellen Frances Jackson, on January 8, 1897 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.1,3 As of January 8, 1897,her married name was Poff.1 Rhoda Jane Wirt died on October 20, 1933 at Norfolk, Virginia, at age 55.2,3

Census Records

1910Dwelling 107, District 90, North Fork, McDowell Co., West Virginia4
1920Dwelling 80, District 182, Princeton, Mercer Co., West Virginia5
1930Dwelling 183, District 64, Norfolk, Virginia6

Family

William Asa Poff b. December 2, 1876, d. December 26, 1957
Marriage*Rhoda Jane Wirt married William Asa Poff, son of William Taylor Poff and Ellen Frances Jackson, on January 8, 1897 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.1,3 
Children

Citations

  1. [S48] Montgomery Co., Virginia Court House, Register 1, Montgomery Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S2256] Forest Lawn Cemetery, Norfolk 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=41&GRid=55185592&CRid=50267&df=all&
  3. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  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. [S5152] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Birth Records, 1864-2014.
  8. [S999] Unknown compiler, North Carolina, Marriage Index, 1741-2004.
  9. [S5291] New Castle News, From the Hattie Montana Heckathorn obituary in the Sep 21, 1992 edition.
  10. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  11. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Myrtle Ellen Epperly obituary in the Mar 25, 1999 edition.
  12. [S65] Rena Worthen & Margarette Tynan, Montgomery County Virginia Cemetery Reading of Sunset Cemetery, Christiansburg.
  13. [S79] Our Ancestors of South Hampton Roads, online http://digginforkin.tripod.com/SHRds/index.html
  14. [S2415] Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940, online https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://hr-search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1708698
  15. [S616] Charleston Gazette, from the Ernest Leslie Poff obituary in the Mar 12, 1987 edition.
  16. [S5223] Social Security Administration, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.

James Thomas "Tom" Poff1,2,3,4,5,6,7

M, b. September 27, 1880, d. July 18, 1939
FatherWilliam Taylor Poff1,3,8 b. January 26, 1849, d. May 15, 1941
MotherEllen Frances Jackson1,3,8 b. 1848, d. 1920
     James Thomas "Tom" Poff was buried at Athens Cemetery, Athens, Mercer Co., West Virginia.9,6 He was born on September 27, 1880 at Floyd Co., Virginia.3,9 He married Emma S. Lawrence, daughter of Noah Lawrence and Sarah S. Light, on August 15, 1900 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.10,8 James Thomas "Tom" Poff married Mary Pearl Fletcher on April 16, 1913 at Mercer Co., West Virginia.1,2,3,11,5 James Thomas "Tom" Poff died on July 18, 1939 at Pisgah, Mercer Co., West Virginia, at age 58.3,9,6 He James Thomas Poff, 59, died at his home near Pisgah at 1:16 o’clock Tuesday afternoon. Funeral services will be held Thursday afternoon at 2 o’clock at the Baptist church in Athens with burial in the Athens cemetery. The Rev. Z. P. Mayberry is to officiate, assisted by the Rev. Carl Hensley. Pallbearers: Willard Blankenship, Gene Eades, Harold Litton, Ray Crestwood, Paul Alvia and C. Hyatt. Mr. Poff leaves his wife, Mrs. Pearl Poff, and six daughters — Mrs. J. M. Mathens, Mrs. Roy Snyder, Mrs. Woodrow Hazelwood all of Princeton; Mrs. Clarence Troy, of Bluefield, and the Misses Virginia and May Poff, at home. He is also survived by the following brothers and sisters: Mrs. J. W. Jennings, of Pilot, Va; Mrs. O. E. Light, of Danville, Mrs. W. A. Epper, of Scarbro; Mrs. H. B. Tincher, of Fayetteville; B. P. Poff, of Princeton, and Asa Poff, of Norfolk, Va. on July 19, 1939.6

Census Records

1890Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia12
1910Dwelling 59, District 99, Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia4
1920Dwelling 153, District 91, Athens, Mercer Co., West Virginia1
1930Dwelling 162, District 25, Plymouth, Mercer Co., West Virginia2

Occupation

1910Farmer4
1920Farmer1
1930Farmer2

Family 1

Emma S. Lawrence b. 1881, d. 1912
Marriage*James Thomas "Tom" Poff married Emma S. Lawrence, daughter of Noah Lawrence and Sarah S. Light, on August 15, 1900 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.10,8 
Children

Family 2

Mary Pearl Fletcher b. November 3, 1891, d. January 25, 1967
Marriage*James Thomas "Tom" Poff married Mary Pearl Fletcher on April 16, 1913 at Mercer Co., West Virginia.1,2,3,11,5 
Children

Citations

  1. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the James Thomas Poff death certificate.
  4. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S1863] Beckley Post Herald, From the Mary Pearl Poff obituary in the Jan 26, 1967 edition.
  6. [S345] Bluefield Daily Telegraph, From the James Thomas Poff obituary in the Jul 19, 1939 edition.
  7. [S345] Bluefield Daily Telegraph, From the Josephine Boyd Hazelwood obituary in the Feb 13, 1988 edition.
  8. [S331] William Lindsay Lawrence, Judy G. Blackwell, Erma C. Sowers, and Mabel Collins Willis Ora Belle Mayberry McColeman, Descendants of Elder John Lawrence.
  9. [S2235] Athens Cemetery, Mercer Co., WV, online http://www.findagrave.com
  10. [S48] Montgomery Co., Virginia Court House, Register 1, Montgomery Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  11. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Poff-Fletcher marriage record.
  12. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.
  13. [S345] Bluefield Daily Telegraph, From the Virginia Poff Butler obituary in the Sep 29, 2013 edition.
  14. [S345] Bluefield Daily Telegraph, From the Hazel B. Mathena obituary in the Feb 18, 1987 edition.
  15. [S1863] Beckley Post Herald, From the Annie A. Hubbard obituary in the Mar 14, 1963 edition.
  16. [S345] Bluefield Daily Telegraph, From the Lura Mae Bryant Large obituary in the Oct 12, 1996 edition.
  17. [S5223] Social Security Administration, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.

Martha A. Poff1

F, b. May 14, 1883
FatherWilliam Taylor Poff1,2,3 b. January 26, 1849, d. May 15, 1941
MotherEllen Frances Jackson1,2,3 b. 1848, d. 1920
     Martha A. Poff was born on May 14, 1883 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2 As of November 22, 1909,her married name was Mortin.3 She married J. H. Mortin on November 22, 1909 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.3

Census Records

1890Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia4
1900Dwelling 185, District 69, Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia1

Family 1

Child

Family 2

J. H. Mortin
Marriage*Martha A. Poff married J. H. Mortin on November 22, 1909 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.3 

Citations

  1. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S567] Beth Fridley, Floyd Co., Virginia, Birth Records, 1880-1884.
  3. [S2415] Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940, online https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://hr-search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1708698
  4. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Poff-Jones marriage record.

Effie Constance Poff1,2,3,4

F, b. March 21, 1886, d. December 10, 1962
FatherWilliam Taylor Poff2,1,3,5,6,4 b. January 26, 1849, d. May 15, 1941
MotherEllen Frances Jackson1,2,3,5,6 b. 1848, d. 1920
     Effie Constance Poff was buried at Danville Memorial Gardens, Danville, Virginia.7,4 She was born on March 21, 1886 at Montgomery Co., Virginia; His death certificate has a birth date of Mar 23, 1886.3,6,7,4 She married Otho Elbert Light, son of Henry Washington Light Jr. and Mary Magdaline Lawrence, on July 21, 1906 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.1,8,2,4 As of July 21, 1906,her married name was Light. Effie Constance Poff died on December 10, 1962 at Danville, Virginia, at age 76.7,4

Census Records

1890Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia9
1900Dwelling 185, District 69, Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia3
1910Dwelling 60, District 99, Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia5
1920Dwelling 36, District 94, Indian Valley, Floyd Co., Virginia10
1930Dwelling 217, District 30, Tunstall, Pittsylvania Co., Virginia11
1940Dwelling 15, District 106-21, Danville, Virginia12

Family

Otho Elbert Light b. June 6, 1885, d. May 16, 1968
Marriage*Effie Constance Poff married Otho Elbert Light, son of Henry Washington Light Jr. and Mary Magdaline Lawrence, on July 21, 1906 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.1,8,2,4 
Children

Citations

  1. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S331] William Lindsay Lawrence, Judy G. Blackwell, Erma C. Sowers, and Mabel Collins Willis Ora Belle Mayberry McColeman, Descendants of Elder John Lawrence.
  3. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  5. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  6. [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
  7. [S3518] Danville Memorial Gardens, Danville, VA, online http://www.findagrave.com
  8. [S134] Granddaughter Alice V. Thomas, granddaughter-in-law Mrs. Lala Vest Rev. Peter R. Vest, Rev. Peter R. Vest Files.
  9. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.
  10. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  11. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  12. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  13. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, From the Doye Washington Light obituary in an undated edition.
  14. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.

Earl Hamilton Poff1,2,3,4

M, b. January 31, 1915, d. January 23, 1996
FatherJasper "Jack" Poff1,5 b. November 27, 1897, d. July, 1954
MotherVerna "Vernie" Sexton1,5 b. May 31, 1895, d. September 9, 1966
     His Social Security Number was 228-03-6475.2 Earl Hamilton Poff was buried at Sunset Memorial Park, 21674 Monroe Road, Damascus, Washington Co., Virginia.4 He married Elizabeth Sue Smythe.3 Earl Hamilton Poff was born on January 31, 1915 at Virginia.2,1,4 He died on January 23, 1996 at age 80.2,4

Census Records

1920Dwelling 24, District 91, Court House District, Floyd Co., Virginia1
1930Dwelling 108, District 11, Damascus, Washington Co., Virginia5
1940Dwelling 81, District 41-74, High Point, Guilford Co., North Carolina6

Occupation

1940Hosery mill worker6

Family

Elizabeth Sue Smythe b. October 8, 1920, d. July 25, 1998
Marriage*Earl Hamilton Poff married Elizabeth Sue Smythe.3 
Children
  • Elizabeth Ann Poff3
  • Thomas Earl Poff3,7

Citations

  1. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  3. [S1612] New River Notes Obituaries, online http://www.newrivernotes.com/obit/cem.htm, From the Elizabeth L. Poff obituary.
  4. [S3563] Sunset Memorial Park, Washington Co., VA, online http://www.findagrave.com
  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. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.

Infant Poff

M, b. November 21, 1856, d. November 22, 1856
FatherLewis W. Poff1 b. circa 1829, d. November 1, 1862
MotherNancy Ann Epperly1 b. August 2, 1829, d. February 2, 1905
     Infant Poff was born on November 21, 1856 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1 He died on November 22, 1856 at Floyd Co., Virginia; Died of hives.1

Citations

  1. [S1424] Virginia Genealogical Society, Death Records Indexing Project.

Ida May Poff1,2

F, b. October 10, 1879, d. January 6, 1924
FatherHenry Wise Poff1,3,2 b. June, 1858, d. August 2, 1935
MotherRosa Emma Light1,3,2 b. July 7, 1857, d. March 16, 1910
     Ida May Poff was born on October 10, 1879 at Huffville, Floyd Co., Virginia.2 She married Robert Milburn Woolwine, son of James Woolwine and Rebecca Wirt, on August 12, 1909 at Floyd Co., Virginia.4,5 As of August 12, 1909,her married name was Woolwine. Ida May Poff died on January 6, 1924 at Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia, at age 44.6,2

Census Records

1880Dwelling 290, District 30, Floyd Co., Virginia1
1890Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia7
1900Dwelling 163, District 19, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia3
1910Dwelling 43, District 52, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., VirginiaEnumerated without her husband in the household of her father Henry8
1920Dwelling 98, District 101, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia9

Family

Robert Milburn Woolwine b. April 4, 1886, d. March 14, 1931
Marriage*Ida May Poff married Robert Milburn Woolwine, son of James Woolwine and Rebecca Wirt, on August 12, 1909 at Floyd Co., Virginia.4,5 
Children

Citations

  1. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  3. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  5. [S134] Granddaughter Alice V. Thomas, granddaughter-in-law Mrs. Lala Vest Rev. Peter R. Vest, Rev. Peter R. Vest Files.
  6. [S1569] Funeral records of Mr. Marion Thomas Hall, online http://www.rootsweb.com/~vafloyd/recordsofmarionthomashall.htm
  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. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  11. [S5223] Social Security Administration, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.
  12. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Mildred Woolwine Poff obituary in the Oct 22, 2004 edition.
  13. [S13] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 6, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.

Sarah Ann "Sallie" Poff1

F, b. September 10, 1883, d. December 6, 1925
FatherHenry Wise Poff1,2,3,4 b. June, 1858, d. August 2, 1935
MotherRosa Emma Light1,2,3,4 b. July 7, 1857, d. March 16, 1910
     Sarah Ann "Sallie" Poff was buried at Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co., West Virginia.4 She was born on September 10, 1883 at Floyd Co., Virginia; Her death ccertificate has a birth date of Sep 17, 1883.1,5,3,4 She married Hosea Lewis Kingrea, son of Charles Lewis "Charlie" Kingrea and Martha Annie Dickerson, on March 16, 1905 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,6 As of March 16, 1905,her married name was Kingrea. Sarah Ann "Sallie" Poff died on December 6, 1925 at Big Sandy, McDowell Co., West Virginia, at age 42.4

Census Records

1890Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia7
1900Dwelling 163, District 19, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia2
1920Dwelling 34, District 68, North Fork, McDowell Co., West Virginia8

Family

Hosea Lewis Kingrea b. August 24, 1885, d. 1949
Marriage*Sarah Ann "Sallie" Poff married Hosea Lewis Kingrea, son of Charles Lewis "Charlie" Kingrea and Martha Annie Dickerson, on March 16, 1905 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,6 
Children

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. [S567] Beth Fridley, Floyd Co., Virginia, Birth Records, 1880-1884.
  4. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Sallie A. Kingrea death certificate.
  5. [S33] Surnames of Families of Floyd Co., Virginia, online http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~barbr/zz_main_contents.htm
  6. [S134] Granddaughter Alice V. Thomas, granddaughter-in-law Mrs. Lala Vest Rev. Peter R. Vest, Rev. Peter R. Vest Files.
  7. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S587] Anthony Kent Stephens (e-mail address), Descendants of Abraham Kingrea.
  10. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Kerley-Kingrea marriage record.
  11. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  12. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  13. [S1230] Hanlon, Craft, online http://awt.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=:3007601&id=I557820022

Ollie Dessie Poff1,2,3

F, b. March 17, 1887, d. October 24, 1971
FatherHenry Wise Poff4,5,6,7 b. June, 1858, d. August 2, 1935
MotherRosa Emma Light4,5,6,7 b. July 7, 1857, d. March 16, 1910
     Her Social Security Number was 227-34-2600.8 Ollie Dessie Poff was buried at Huffville Union Church Cemetery, Terrys Fork, Floyd Co., Virginia.7 She was born on March 17, 1887 at Floyd Co., Virginia; The Virginia Births and Christenings database has a birth date of Mar 17, 1888.8,6,7 She married James Asa Jones on May 22, 1902 at Floyd Co., Virginia.4,9 As of May 22, 1902,her married name was Jones. As of before April 10, 1930,her married name was Price.10 Ollie Dessie Poff married John H. Price before April 10, 1930.10,7 Ollie Dessie Poff died on October 24, 1971 at Radford, Virginia, at age 84.8,7

Census Records

1890Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia11
1900Dwelling 163, District 19, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia5
1910Dwelling 28, District 52, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia1
1920Dwelling 87, District 101, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia12
1930Dwelling 60, District 9, Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia10
1940Dwelling 58, District 32-11, Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia13

Occupation

1920Farmer12

Family 1

James Asa Jones b. April 26, 1874, d. before January 14, 1920
Marriage*Ollie Dessie Poff married James Asa Jones on May 22, 1902 at Floyd Co., Virginia.4,9 
Children

Family 2

John H. Price b. circa 1872
Marriage*Ollie Dessie Poff married John H. Price before April 10, 1930.10,7 

Citations

  1. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S557] VA Montgomery Co., Register 3, Montgomery Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  3. [S533] National Archives and Records Administration, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-18, From her husband's WWI Draft Registration card.
  4. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  5. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  6. [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
  7. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  8. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  9. [S134] Granddaughter Alice V. Thomas, granddaughter-in-law Mrs. Lala Vest Rev. Peter R. Vest, Rev. Peter R. Vest Files.
  10. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  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. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.

Melvina Catherine Epperly1,2,3

F, b. June 15, 1852, d. June 29, 1915
FatherDaniel F. "Floyd" Epperly2,1,3,4,5 b. January 16, 1833, d. August 30, 1910
MotherMalinda A. Poff1,2,3,4,5 b. March 10, 1835, d. November 14, 1911
     Melvina Catherine Epperly was buried at Huffville Union Church Cemetery, Terrys Fork, Floyd Co., Virginia.6,3 She was born on June 15, 1852 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,6,3 She married William J. Richards, son of Simpson Richards and Nancy Vest, on September 1, 1870 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,2,3 As of September 1, 1870,her married name was Richards. Melvina Catherine Epperly died on June 29, 1915 at Floyd Co., Virginia, at age 63.6,3

Census Records

1860Dwelling 170, Floyd Co., Virginia4
1870Dwelling 58, Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia5
1880Dwelling 232, District 50, Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia7
1900Dwelling 93, District 69, Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia8
1910Dwelling 277, District 98, Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia9

Family

William J. Richards b. March 2, 1850, d. October 3, 1927
Marriage*Melvina Catherine Epperly married William J. Richards, son of Simpson Richards and Nancy Vest, on September 1, 1870 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,2,3 
Children

Citations

  1. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S331] William Lindsay Lawrence, Judy G. Blackwell, Erma C. Sowers, and Mabel Collins Willis Ora Belle Mayberry McColeman, Descendants of Elder John Lawrence.
  3. [S1378] Betty Marie Shelor, and Troy Leon Shelor Myrtle Irene Thompson, Descendants of Simpson Richards.
  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. [S293] Descendants of (Hans) Jacob (Eberle) Epperly, online http://familytreemaker.genealogy.com/users/j/e/n/Charles-K-Jennings/
  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.
  10. [S325] Beth Fridley, Floyd Co., Virginia, Birth Records, 1853-1873.
  11. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Malinda Alice Richards death certificate.
  12. [S5223] Social Security Administration, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.
  13. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Richards-Tabor marriage record.
  14. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Floyd S. Richards death certificate.
  15. [S549] Beth Fridley, Floyd Co., Virginia, Birth Records, 1873-1879.
  16. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Nancy Jane McGhee death certificate.
  17. [S345] Bluefield Daily Telegraph, From the Nancy Jane McGhee obituary in the Mar 15, 1953 edition.
  18. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Albert Henry Richards death record.
  19. [S1863] Beckley Post Herald, From the Albert Henry Richards obituary in the Aug 17, 1956 edition.
  20. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  21. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  22. [S2415] Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940, online https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://hr-search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1708698

Sarah Jane Epperly1,2,3,4,5

F, b. July, 1857, d. June 27, 1932
FatherDaniel F. "Floyd" Epperly2,1,3,4,5 b. January 16, 1833, d. August 30, 1910
MotherMalinda A. Poff1,2,3,4,5 b. March 10, 1835, d. November 14, 1911
     Sarah Jane Epperly was buried at Woolwine Family Cemetery (also known as Sugar Grove Cemetery or Craigs Mountain Road Cemetery), Rogers, Montgomery Co., Virginia.6 She was born in July, 1857 at Floyd Co., Virginia.7,3,2 She married William Fleming "Flem" Thomas, son of John S. Thomas and Sarah "Sallie" Richards, on April 18, 1879 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2 As of April 18, 1879,her married name was Thomas. Sarah Jane Epperly married Floyd Woolwine, son of Lorenzo Dahl Woolwine and Mary E. Pickett, on May 18, 1884 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2 As of May 18, 1884,her married name was Woolwine. Sarah Jane Epperly died on June 27, 1932 at Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia, at age 74.5

Census Records

1860Dwelling 170, Floyd Co., Virginia3
1870Dwelling 58, Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia4
1880Dwelling 305, District 30, Floyd Co., Virginia8
1900Dwelling 72, District 69, Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia7
1910Dwelling 310, District 99, Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia9
1920Dwelling 55, District 114, Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia10

Family 1

William Fleming "Flem" Thomas b. March 6, 1860, d. May 1, 1941
Marriage*Sarah Jane Epperly married William Fleming "Flem" Thomas, son of John S. Thomas and Sarah "Sallie" Richards, on April 18, 1879 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2 
Child

Family 2

Floyd Woolwine b. April 1, 1862, d. December 23, 1913
Marriage*Sarah Jane Epperly married Floyd Woolwine, son of Lorenzo Dahl Woolwine and Mary E. Pickett, on May 18, 1884 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2 
Children

Citations

  1. [S331] William Lindsay Lawrence, Judy G. Blackwell, Erma C. Sowers, and Mabel Collins Willis Ora Belle Mayberry McColeman, Descendants of Elder John Lawrence.
  2. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  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. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  6. [S1370] Woolwine, online http://awt.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=:1971402&id=I96692818
  7. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 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.
  10. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  11. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  12. [S2415] Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940, online https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://hr-search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1708698
  13. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.

William J. Richards1,2,3,4,5

M, b. March 2, 1850, d. October 3, 1927
FatherSimpson Richards1,5 b. 1808, d. after 1870
MotherNancy Vest1,5 b. August 18, 1816, d. June 7, 1901
     William J. Richards was buried at Huffville Union Church Cemetery, Terrys Fork, Floyd Co., Virginia.5 He was born on March 2, 1850 at Franklin Co., Virginia.1,5 He married Melvina Catherine Epperly, daughter of Daniel F. "Floyd" Epperly and Malinda A. Poff, on September 1, 1870 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,6,5 William J. Richards died on October 3, 1927 at Floyd Co., Virginia, at age 77.5

Census Records

1880Dwelling 232, District 50, Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia2
1900Dwelling 93, District 69, Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia3
1910Dwelling 277, District 98, Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia4
1920Dwelling 178, District 115, Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., VirginiaEnumerated in the household of his son Elmer7

Occupation

1880Blacksmith2
1900Blacksmith3
1910Blacksmith4

Family

Melvina Catherine Epperly b. June 15, 1852, d. June 29, 1915
Marriage*William J. Richards married Melvina Catherine Epperly, daughter of Daniel F. "Floyd" Epperly and Malinda A. Poff, on September 1, 1870 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,6,5 
Children

Citations

  1. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  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. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S1378] Betty Marie Shelor, and Troy Leon Shelor Myrtle Irene Thompson, Descendants of Simpson Richards.
  6. [S331] William Lindsay Lawrence, Judy G. Blackwell, Erma C. Sowers, and Mabel Collins Willis Ora Belle Mayberry McColeman, Descendants of Elder John Lawrence.
  7. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S325] Beth Fridley, Floyd Co., Virginia, Birth Records, 1853-1873.
  9. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Malinda Alice Richards death certificate.
  10. [S5223] Social Security Administration, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.
  11. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Richards-Tabor marriage record.
  12. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Floyd S. Richards death certificate.
  13. [S549] Beth Fridley, Floyd Co., Virginia, Birth Records, 1873-1879.
  14. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Nancy Jane McGhee death certificate.
  15. [S345] Bluefield Daily Telegraph, From the Nancy Jane McGhee obituary in the Mar 15, 1953 edition.
  16. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Albert Henry Richards death record.
  17. [S1863] Beckley Post Herald, From the Albert Henry Richards obituary in the Aug 17, 1956 edition.
  18. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  19. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  20. [S2415] Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940, online https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://hr-search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1708698

William Fleming "Flem" Thomas1,2

M, b. March 6, 1860, d. May 1, 1941
FatherJohn S. Thomas1,3 b. February, 1830, d. 1909
MotherSarah "Sallie" Richards1,3 b. August, 1833, d. after 1900
     William Fleming "Flem" Thomas was buried at Canetta Cemetery, West Virginia.2 He married Betty Martin.2 William Fleming "Flem" Thomas was born on March 6, 1860 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1 He married Sarah Jane Epperly, daughter of Daniel F. "Floyd" Epperly and Malinda A. Poff, on April 18, 1879 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1 William Fleming "Flem" Thomas died on May 1, 1941 at Welch, McDowell Co., West Virginia, at age 81.2

Census Records

1880Dwelling 305, District 30, Floyd Co., Virginia4

Occupation

1880Laborer4

Family 1

Betty Martin
Marriage*William Fleming "Flem" Thomas married Betty Martin.2 

Family 2

Sarah Jane Epperly b. July, 1857, d. June 27, 1932
Marriage*William Fleming "Flem" Thomas married Sarah Jane Epperly, daughter of Daniel F. "Floyd" Epperly and Malinda A. Poff, on April 18, 1879 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1 
Child

Citations

  1. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the William Flem Thomas death certificate.
  3. [S331] William Lindsay Lawrence, Judy G. Blackwell, Erma C. Sowers, and Mabel Collins Willis Ora Belle Mayberry McColeman, Descendants of Elder John Lawrence.
  4. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.

Mellie C. Epperly1,2,3,4

F, b. September 16, 1879, d. February 11, 1933
FatherWilliam Daniel Epperly1,5,2,6 b. September 10, 1853, d. January 22, 1936
MotherRosa Jane Jennings1,5,2,6 b. May, 1854, d. December 31, 1934
     Mellie C. Epperly was buried at Huffville Union Church Cemetery, Terrys Fork, Floyd Co., Virginia.7,6,4 She was born on September 16, 1879 at Floyd Co., Virginia.7,1,4 She married Thomas Jefferson "Bead" "Bebe" McNeil, son of Samuel A. McNeil and Sarah E. Poff, on December 18, 1896 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,5 As of December 18, 1896,her married name was McNeil. Mellie C. Epperly died on February 11, 1933 at Montgomery Co., Virginia, at age 53.7,6,4

Census Records

1880Dwelling 306, District 30, Floyd Co., Virginia2
1890Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia8
1900Dwelling 277, District 19, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia9
1910Dwelling 152, District 15, Fayetteville, Fayette Co., West Virginia10
1920Dwelling 109, District 101, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia11
1930Dwelling 126, District 2, Alleghany, Montgomery Co., Virginia12

Family

Thomas Jefferson "Bead" "Bebe" McNeil b. December 10, 1876, d. December 21, 1949
Marriage*Mellie C. Epperly married Thomas Jefferson "Bead" "Bebe" McNeil, son of Samuel A. McNeil and Sarah E. Poff, on December 18, 1896 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,5 
Children

Citations

  1. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S293] Descendants of (Hans) Jacob (Eberle) Epperly, online http://familytreemaker.genealogy.com/users/j/e/n/Charles-K-Jennings/
  4. [S4407] Huffville Cemetery, Floyd Co., VA, online http://www.findagrave.com
  5. [S331] William Lindsay Lawrence, Judy G. Blackwell, Erma C. Sowers, and Mabel Collins Willis Ora Belle Mayberry McColeman, Descendants of Elder John Lawrence.
  6. [S1696] W. W. Likens, Records of Death - Book 17, Grant Bryant Funeral Home Records Feb 11, 1933 - Oct 26, 1936.
  7. [S292] Rena Worthen & Margarette Tynan, Floyd Co. Virginia Cemetery Inscriptions, Volume 1.
  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. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  11. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  12. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  13. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  14. [S1703] W. W. Likens and Fred M. Craig, Records of Death - Book 24, Grant Bryant Funeral Home Records Jan 1949 - Jul 1953.
  15. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Roenie Alderman obituary in the Feb 10, 2001 edition.
  16. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  17. [S12] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 5, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.

John Brainard Epperly1

M, b. December, 1887, d. 1960
FatherWilliam Daniel Epperly2,3,4 b. September 10, 1853, d. January 22, 1936
MotherRosa Jane Jennings2,3,4 b. May, 1854, d. December 31, 1934
     John Brainard Epperly was born in December, 1887 at Floyd Co., Virginia; His WWI Draft Registration Card has a birth date of Dec 22, 1884.2,5,1 He married Nellie Mae Wimmer, daughter of Hosea Allen Wimmer and Martha Agnes Weaver, circa 1914 at Virginia.6,7,8 John Brainard Epperly died in 1960 at Floyd Co., Virginia.7

Census Records

1890Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia9
1900Dwelling 275, District 19, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia2
1910Dwelling 90, District 52, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia4
1920Dwelling 105, District 101, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia10
1930Dwelling 2, District 9, Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia8

Occupation

1910Lumber mill day laborer4
1920Farmer10
1930Farmer8

Family

Nellie Mae Wimmer b. February 28, 1896, d. August 23, 1998
Marriage*John Brainard Epperly married Nellie Mae Wimmer, daughter of Hosea Allen Wimmer and Martha Agnes Weaver, circa 1914 at Virginia.6,7,8 
Children

Citations

  1. [S533] National Archives and Records Administration, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-18.
  2. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S331] William Lindsay Lawrence, Judy G. Blackwell, Erma C. Sowers, and Mabel Collins Willis Ora Belle Mayberry McColeman, Descendants of Elder John Lawrence.
  4. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  6. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Nellie W. Epperly Vest obituary in the Aug 25, 1998 edition.
  7. [S293] Descendants of (Hans) Jacob (Eberle) Epperly, online http://familytreemaker.genealogy.com/users/j/e/n/Charles-K-Jennings/
  8. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.
  10. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  11. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Mabel Epperly Wimmer obituary in the Sep 13, 2014 edition.
  12. [S13] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 6, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.

Infant Epperly

F, b. June 4, 1855, d. before 1860
FatherDaniel F. "Floyd" Epperly1 b. January 16, 1833, d. August 30, 1910
MotherMalinda A. Poff1 b. March 10, 1835, d. November 14, 1911
     Infant Epperly was born on June 4, 1855 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1 She died before 1860 at Floyd Co., Virginia.

Citations

  1. [S325] Beth Fridley, Floyd Co., Virginia, Birth Records, 1853-1873.

John S. Thomas1

M, b. February, 1830, d. 1909
     John S. Thomas was born in February, 1830 at Virginia.1 He married Sarah "Sallie" Richards, daughter of Simpson Richards and Nancy Vest, on December 15, 1853 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,1 John S. Thomas died in 1909.1

Family

Sarah "Sallie" Richards b. August, 1833, d. after 1900
Marriage*He married Sarah "Sallie" Richards, daughter of Simpson Richards and Nancy Vest, on December 15, 1853 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,1 
Child

Citations

  1. [S1378] Betty Marie Shelor, and Troy Leon Shelor Myrtle Irene Thompson, Descendants of Simpson Richards.
  2. [S42] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 2, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  3. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  4. [S331] William Lindsay Lawrence, Judy G. Blackwell, Erma C. Sowers, and Mabel Collins Willis Ora Belle Mayberry McColeman, Descendants of Elder John Lawrence.

Marion Poff1,2,3,4,5

M, b. March 9, 1840, d. August 8, 1915
FatherJonathon "John" Poff5 b. circa 1802, d. 1842
MotherRuth Wilson b. circa 1800
     Marion Poff was buried at Mount Lebanon Cemetery, Hoges Chapel, Giles Co., Virginia.4 He was born on March 9, 1840 at Virginia.4,5 He POFF, Marion: Co., C., 54th Infantry. Enlisted on 10 Sept 1861 at Christiansburg. Present on 01 Jan 1862. In Hospital from 21 Sept 1863 through 31 Dec 1863 per 31 Dec 1863 muster roll. on September 10, 1861 at Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia.2 He married Elvina "Lackey" A. Brumfield on December 10, 1868 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.1 Marion Poff died on August 8, 1915 at Walkers Creek, Giles Co., Virginia, at age 75.4,5

Census Records

1860Dwelling 102, Montgomery Co., VirginiaEnumerated in the household of John Long6
1870Dwelling 59, Alleghany, Montgomery Co., Virginia3
1880Dwelling 224, District 50, Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia7
1900Dwelling 74, District 68, Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia8
1910Dwelling 60, District 22, Pembroke, Giles Co., VirginiaEnumerated in the household of his daughter Mary9

Occupation

1860Laborer6
1870Farmer3
1880Farmer7
1900Farrier8

Family

Elvina "Lackey" A. Brumfield b. circa 1848, d. before June 5, 1900
Marriage*Marion Poff married Elvina "Lackey" A. Brumfield on December 10, 1868 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.1 
Children

Citations

  1. [S48] Montgomery Co., Virginia Court House, Register 1, Montgomery Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S761] George L. Sherwood and Jeffrey C. Weaver, The Virginia Regimental Histories Series, 54th Virginia Infantry.
  3. [S166] National Archives and Records Administration, 1870 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S2262] Mount Lebanon Cemetery, Giles 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&GSsr=201&GRid=26775281&CRid=51275&df=all&
  5. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  6. [S301] National Archives and Records Administration, 1860 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.
  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. [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
  12. [S77] The Link Family of Newport Virginia, online http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~plowscrew/

Elvina "Lackey" A. Brumfield1,2,3

F, b. circa 1848, d. before June 5, 1900
     Elvina "Lackey" A. Brumfield was born circa 1848 at Virginia.4 She married Marion Poff, son of Jonathon "John" Poff and Ruth Wilson, on December 10, 1868 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.1 As of December 10, 1868,her married name was Poff. Elvina "Lackey" A. Brumfield died before June 5, 1900; Her husband Marion was enumerated as a widower in the 1900 Census.5

Census Records

1870Dwelling 59, Alleghany, Montgomery Co., Virginia4
1880Dwelling 224, District 50, Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia2

Family

Marion Poff b. March 9, 1840, d. August 8, 1915
Marriage*Elvina "Lackey" A. Brumfield married Marion Poff, son of Jonathon "John" Poff and Ruth Wilson, on December 10, 1868 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.1 
Children

Citations

  1. [S48] Montgomery Co., Virginia Court House, Register 1, Montgomery Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S2263] Hephzibah Baptist Church Cemetery, Chester Co., PA, online http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&GRid=34630831&CRid=1960293&
  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. [S2415] Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940, online https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://hr-search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1708698
  7. [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
  8. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.

Beulah Katherine Atkinson1,2,3

F, b. February 19, 1899, d. October 20, 1978
FatherGeorge Edward Atkinson1,4,5,2,3,6 b. April 16, 1873, d. July 6, 1954
MotherEtta Mae Poff1,4,5,2,3,6 b. May 4, 1875, d. September 14, 1945
     Her Social Security Number was 231-64-5497.7 Beulah Katherine Atkinson was buried at Sunset Cemetery, North Franklin Street, Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia.2 She was born on February 19, 1899 at Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia.1,2,3,7 As of December 27, 1924,her married name was Charlton.6 She married William Holles Charlton on December 27, 1924 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.2,6 Beulah Katherine Atkinson died on October 20, 1978 at Radford, Virginia, at age 79.2

Census Records

1900Dwelling 53, District 69, Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia1
1910Dwelling 288, District 99, Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia4
1920Dwelling 245, District 113, Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia5
1930Dwelling 77, District 13, Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia8
1940Dwelling 163, District 61-5, Auburn, Montgomery Co., Virginia9

Occupation

1920Public school teacher5

Family

William Holles Charlton b. January 7, 1896, d. January 3, 1955
Marriage*Beulah Katherine Atkinson married William Holles Charlton on December 27, 1924 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.2,6 
Children

Citations

  1. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  3. [S5152] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Birth Records, 1864-2014.
  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. [S2415] Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940, online https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://hr-search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1708698
  7. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  8. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  10. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  11. [S5223] Social Security Administration, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.

Sarah Jane "Sallie" Poff1

F, b. March 17, 1873, d. November 21, 1960
FatherMarion Poff2,1 b. March 9, 1840, d. August 8, 1915
MotherElvina "Lackey" A. Brumfield2,1 b. circa 1848, d. before June 5, 1900
     Sarah Jane "Sallie" Poff was buried at Slab Fork Cemetery, Slab Fork, Raleigh Co., West Virginia.3 She was born on March 17, 1873 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.1,4,5 As of December 14, 1905,her married name was Collins.1 She married Lewis McHenry "Mick" Collins on December 14, 1905 at Giles Co., Virginia.1 As of March 12, 1927,her married name was Janney.6 Sarah Jane "Sallie" Poff married Sparrell S. Janney on March 12, 1927 at Mullens, Wyoming Co., West Virginia.6 Sarah Jane "Sallie" Poff died on November 21, 1960 at Raleigh Co., West Virginia, at age 87.4,5,3 She Janney, Mrs. Sarah Collins, age 87, of Slab Fork, died at 10:55 a.m. Monday, November 21st, in a local hospital following an illness of four months. Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Thursday, November 24th, in the Gospel Tabernacle, at Soak Creek, with the Rev. Okey Cox officiating. Burial will follow in the Slab Fork Cemetery. The body will remain at the Williams Funeral Home, in Sophia until the funeral hour. Active pallbearers will he Eula Hatfield, Charles Crutchfield, Johnny Howington, Claue Day, W. Clifton Sizemore and Ralph Davis. The ladles of the Gospel Tabernacle will serve as flowerbearers. on November 23, 1960.3

Census Records

1880Dwelling 224, District 50, Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia2
1910Dwelling 142, District 2, Pembroke, Giles Co., Virginia7
1920Dwelling 82, District 33, Pembroke, Giles Co., Virginia8
1930Dwelling 159, District 1, Baileysville, Wyoming Co., West Virginia9

Occupation

1920Servant8

Family 1

Lewis McHenry "Mick" Collins b. January 1, 1844, d. June 10, 1910
Marriage*Sarah Jane "Sallie" Poff married Lewis McHenry "Mick" Collins on December 14, 1905 at Giles Co., Virginia.1 
Children

Family 2

Sparrell S. Janney b. circa 1867
Marriage*Sarah Jane "Sallie" Poff married Sparrell S. Janney on March 12, 1927 at Mullens, Wyoming Co., West Virginia.6 

Citations

  1. [S2415] Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940, online https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://hr-search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1708698
  2. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S2050] Post-Herald, From the Sarah Collins Janney obituary in the Nov 23, 1960 edition.
  4. [S2421] Sturgill Family Tree, online http://trees.ancestry.com/tree/1910354/person/-1880878332?ssrc=
  5. [S2423] A few generations, online http://trees.ancestry.com/tree/8521842/person/-937416153
  6. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Janney-Collins marriage record.
  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. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Collins-Thompson marriage record.

John Marion Poff1,2,3,4,5

M, b. April 29, 1875, d. March 29, 1956
FatherMarion Poff1,6 b. March 9, 1840, d. August 8, 1915
MotherElvina "Lackey" A. Brumfield1,6 b. circa 1848, d. before June 5, 1900
     John Marion Poff was buried at Union Cemetery, 3349 Olentangy River Road, Columbus, Franklin Co., Ohio.4,5 He was born on April 29, 1875 at Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia.3,6 He married Sarah E. "Sallie" Martin on April 12, 1900 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.7 John Marion Poff died on March 29, 1956 at Franklin Co., Ohio, at age 80.4,5

Census Records

1880Dwelling 224, District 50, Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia1
1910Dwelling 545, District 24, Ward 4, Columbus, Franklin Co., Ohio2
1920Dwelling 65, District 22, Mifflin, Franklin Co., Ohio8
1930Dwelling 63, District 164, Columbus, Franklin Co., Ohio9
1940Dwelling 134, District 93-289, Columbus, Franklin Co., Ohio10

Occupation

1910Steam railroad shop boilermaker2
1920Steel car shop steel worker8
1930Steam railroad boilermaker9
1940Railroad boiler maker10

Family

Sarah E. "Sallie" Martin b. October 9, 1875, d. December 7, 1962
Marriage*John Marion Poff married Sarah E. "Sallie" Martin on April 12, 1900 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.7 
Child

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. [S533] National Archives and Records Administration, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-18.
  4. [S2318] Union Cemetery, Franklin Co., OH, online http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&GSln=poff&GSbyrel=in&GSdyrel=in&GSob=n&GSsr=1201&GRid=45359701&CRid=43840&df=all&
  5. [S5926] Columbus, Ohio, Union Cemetery Index, 1847-2012, online http://www.columbuslibrary.org/cmlcnix/searchobitform.cfm
  6. [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
  7. [S2415] Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940, online https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://hr-search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1708698
  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.

Annie Elizabeth Poff1

F, b. November 18, 1877, d. October 16, 1966
FatherMarion Poff1,2,3 b. March 9, 1840, d. August 8, 1915
MotherElvina "Lackey" A. Brumfield1,3 b. circa 1848, d. before June 5, 1900
     Annie Elizabeth Poff was buried at Mount Lebanon Cemetery, Hoges Chapel, Giles Co., Virginia.3,4 She was born on November 18, 1877 at Montgomery Co., Virginia; Her death certificate has an incorrect birth year of 1880.3 As of before 1899,her married name was Collins.5 She married Unknown Collins before 1899.5 As of September 4, 1899,her married name was Brumfield.2 Annie Elizabeth Poff married Harvey Preston Brumfield on September 4, 1899 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.2,3 Annie Elizabeth Poff died on October 16, 1966 at Pearisburg, Giles Co., Virginia, at age 88.3

Census Records

1880Dwelling 224, District 50, Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia1
1900Dwelling 47, District 21, Pembroke, Giles Co., Virginia6
1910Dwelling 87, District 22, Pembroke, Giles Co., Virginia7
1920Dwelling 165, District 33, Pembroke, Giles Co., Virginia8
1930Dwelling 12, District 8, Pembroke, Giles Co., Virginia9

Family 1

Unknown Collins
Marriage*Annie Elizabeth Poff married Unknown Collins before 1899.5 

Family 2

Harvey Preston Brumfield b. February 1, 1879, d. November 9, 1965
Marriage*Annie Elizabeth Poff married Harvey Preston Brumfield on September 4, 1899 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.2,3 
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. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  4. [S2262] Mount Lebanon Cemetery, Giles 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&GSsr=201&GRid=26775281&CRid=51275&df=all&
  5. [S1863] Beckley Post Herald, From the Courtland Marion Brumfield obituary in the Nov 1, 1966 edition.
  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. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Lou Ada Quesenberry obituary in the Jun 3, 2000 edition.
  11. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Lida Virginia Brumfield obituary in the Mar 27, 2010 edition.
  12. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Lorenzo Brumfield obituary in the Jul 17, 2005 edition.
  13. [S345] Bluefield Daily Telegraph, From the Alma Elizabeth Mills obituary in the Oct 1, 1959 edition.
  14. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Alma Elizabeth Mills death certificate.
  15. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Raymond Odie Brumfield obituary in the Oct 9, 2002 edition.
  16. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  17. [S5223] Social Security Administration, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.