Martha Mathilda Cooper1,2,3

F, b. December 26, 1876, d. January 2, 1969
     Martha Mathilda Cooper was buried at Mountview Cemetery, 1704 Central Avenue, Billings, Yellowstone Co., Montana.4,5 Her Social Security Number was 517-66-3131.6 She was born on December 26, 1876 at Fort Buford, Williams Co., North Dakota.6,2,5 As of before January 2, 1902,her married name was Schenderlein.7 She married Unknown Schenderlein before January 2, 1902.7 Martha Mathilda Cooper married Ira Lynn "Harry" Chatham, son of John H. Chatham and Priscilla Jane Welsh, on January 2, 1902 at Billings, Yellowstone Co., Montana.1,7,2 As of January 2, 1902,her married name was Chatham. Martha Mathilda Cooper died on January 2, 1969 at Billings, Yellowstone Co., Montana, at age 92.1,8,5 She Funeral services for Martha M. Chatham, 92, of Lodge Grass, were Monday at Settergren-Carey Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Chet Bentley officiating. Burial was in Mountview Cemetery. Pallbearers were Robert Silroe, Junior Greene, Dick Chatham, Jack Chatham, Woody Schenderline and Arlen Whiteman. Mrs. Chatham died Thursday in a Billings hospital. on January 7, 1969.4

Census Records

1910District 218, Crow Indian Reservation, Rosebud Co., Montana9
1920Dwelling 16, District 5, Crow Reservation, Big Horn Co., Montana10
1930Dwelling 54, District 12, Lodge Grass, Big Horn Co., Montana11
1933Crow Agency, Big Horn Co., Montana12
1934Crow Agency, Big Horn Co., Montana12
1936Crow Agency, Big Horn Co., Montana12
1937Crow Agency, Big Horn Co., Montana12
1938Crow Agency, Big Horn Co., Montana12
1939Crow Agency, Big Horn Co., Montana12

Occupation

1920Farmer10

Family 1

Unknown Schenderlein
Marriage*Martha Mathilda Cooper married Unknown Schenderlein before January 2, 1902.7 

Family 2

Ira Lynn "Harry" Chatham b. June, 1856, d. December 14, 1919
Marriage*Martha Mathilda Cooper married Ira Lynn "Harry" Chatham, son of John H. Chatham and Priscilla Jane Welsh, on January 2, 1902 at Billings, Yellowstone Co., Montana.1,7,2 
Children

Citations

  1. [S745] Karen Frost, "Chatham Clan," e-mail to Scott Schaffer, Jun, 2001 and Apr, 2002.
  2. [S4351] Unknown compiler, Montana, County Marriages, 1865-1987.
  3. [S7021] Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services, Montana, Birth Records, 1897-1988.
  4. [S2901] Billings Gazette, From the Martha M. Chatham obituary in the Jan 7, 1969 edition.
  5. [S3148] Mountview Cemetery, Yellowstone Co., MT, online http://www.findagrave.com
  6. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  7. [S499] Western States Marriage Record Index, online http://abish.byui.edu/specialCollections/fhc/gbsearch.htm
  8. [S605] Office of Vital Statistics and Montana State Genealogical Society State of Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services, Montana, State Deaths, 1907-2016.
  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. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  12. [S3840] Records of the Bureau of Indian Affairs, U.S., Indian Census Rolls, 1885-1940.
  13. [S2901] Billings Gazette, From the Luther H. Chatham obituary in the Oct 16, 1970 edition.
  14. [S2901] Billings Gazette, From the John R. Chatham obituary in the Nov 21, 1959 edition.
  15. [S1861] Beck Web Site, online http://www.myheritage.com/site-31515501/beck-web-site
  16. [S2901] Billings Gazette, From the Emma Standish obituary in the Oct 6, 1992 edition.
  17. [S6703] Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services, Montana, Marriage Records, 1943-1986.
  18. [S2901] Billings Gazette, From the Catheryn Green Barber obituary in the May 22, 2006 edition.

George Odenkirk Benner1,2

M, b. April 14, 1864, d. January 27, 1952
     George Odenkirk Benner was buried at Centre Hall Cemetery, Centre Hall, Centre Co., Pennsylvania.2 He was born on April 14, 1864 at Flemington, Clinton Co., Pennsylvania.2 He married Cordelia Elizabeth Chatham, daughter of John H. Chatham and Priscilla Jane Welsh, on March 27, 1896 at Clinton Co., Pennsylvania.3 George Odenkirk Benner died on January 27, 1952 at Centre Hall, Centre Co., Pennsylvania, at age 87.2

Census Records

1900Dwelling 54, District 9, Center Hall, Centre Co., Pennsylvania4

Occupation

1900General merchant4

Family

Cordelia Elizabeth Chatham b. July 27, 1872, d. January 2, 1899
Marriage*George Odenkirk Benner married Cordelia Elizabeth Chatham, daughter of John H. Chatham and Priscilla Jane Welsh, on March 27, 1896 at Clinton Co., Pennsylvania.3 
Child

Citations

  1. [S745] Karen Frost, "Chatham Clan," e-mail to Scott Schaffer, Jun, 2001 and Apr, 2002.
  2. [S4652] Record Group 11. Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania Records of the Pennsylvania Department of Health, Pennsylvania, Death Certificates, 1906-1964.
  3. [S4656] Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885-1950, online https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1589502
  4. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.

Cleveland W. Jennings1

M, b. February 22, 1893, d. September 20, 1893
FatherJohn William Jennings Jr.1 b. April 9, 1859, d. May 12, 1944
MotherAnna Eliza "Annie" Poff1 b. May 15, 1869, d. July 11, 1956
     Cleveland W. Jennings was born on February 22, 1893 at Floyd Co., Virginia; Twin to George who was born Feb 22, 1893 according to his WWI Draft Registration card.2 He died on September 20, 1893 at Floyd Co., Virginia; Died of cholera.1

Citations

  1. [S21] Beth Fridley, Floyd Co., Virginia Death Records, 1883-1896.
  2. [S533] National Archives and Records Administration, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-18.

George Washington Jennings1,2,3,4

M, b. February 22, 1893, d. August 23, 1964
FatherJohn William Jennings Jr.2,5,6,4 b. April 9, 1859, d. May 12, 1944
MotherAnna Eliza "Annie" Poff2,5,6,4 b. May 15, 1869, d. July 11, 1956
     His Social Security Number was 226-01-3732.7 George Washington Jennings was buried at Fair View Cemetery, 3300 Melrose Ave. N.W., Roanoke, Virginia.4 He was born on February 22, 1893 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,7,3,4 He married Carl Olivia Dickerson circa 1915.8,9 George Washington Jennings died on August 23, 1964 at Roanoke, Virginia, at age 71.7,4

Census Records

1900Dwelling 158, District 19, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia5
1910Dwelling 34, District 52, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia6
1920Dwelling 293, District 8, Ward 2, Lynchburg, Virginia8
1930Dwelling 133, District 13, Roanoke, Virginia9

Occupation

1920Retail clothing store manager8
1930Retail grocery merchant9

Family

Carl Olivia Dickerson
Marriage*George Washington Jennings married Carl Olivia Dickerson circa 1915.8,9 
Child

Citations

  1. [S533] National Archives and Records Administration, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-18.
  2. [S293] Descendants of (Hans) Jacob (Eberle) Epperly, online http://familytreemaker.genealogy.com/users/j/e/n/Charles-K-Jennings/
  3. [S1253] Selective Service System United States, U.S. World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942.
  4. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  5. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  8. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.

Hester Blanche Jennings1,2,3

F, b. June 26, 1894, d. December 4, 1972
FatherJohn William Jennings Jr.4,1,5,6,3 b. April 9, 1859, d. May 12, 1944
MotherAnna Eliza "Annie" Poff4,1,5,6,3 b. May 15, 1869, d. July 11, 1956
     Hester Blanche Jennings was buried at Sunset Cemetery, North Franklin Street, Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia.7,3 Her Social Security Number was 225-44-0637.8 She was born on June 26, 1894 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,8,3 She married A. G. Epperly on December 25, 1910 at Floyd Co., Virginia.4 As of December 25, 1910,her married name was Epperly. Hester Blanche Jennings and A. G. Epperly were divorced on July 2, 1914; Hester was granted a divore on the grounds of desertion.4,9 Hester Blanche Jennings married Harvey Jackson Ridinger, son of Heinrich S. "Henry" Ridinger and Jane Howery, on September 29, 1917 at Floyd Co., Virginia.4,2,3 As of September 29, 1917,her married name was Ridinger. Hester Blanche Jennings died on December 4, 1972 at Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia, at age 78.7,3

Census Records

1900Dwelling 158, District 19, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia5
1910Dwelling 34, District 52, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia6
1920Dwelling 120, District 101, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia10
1930Dwelling 88, District 11, Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia11

Family 1

A. G. Epperly
Marriage*Hester Blanche Jennings married A. G. Epperly on December 25, 1910 at Floyd Co., Virginia.4 
Divorce* Hester Blanche Jennings and A. G. Epperly were divorced on July 2, 1914; Hester was granted a divore on the grounds of desertion.4,9 

Family 2

Harvey Jackson Ridinger b. July 18, 1867, d. December 7, 1945
Marriage*Hester Blanche Jennings married Harvey Jackson Ridinger, son of Heinrich S. "Henry" Ridinger and Jane Howery, on September 29, 1917 at Floyd Co., Virginia.4,2,3 
Children

Citations

  1. [S293] Descendants of (Hans) Jacob (Eberle) Epperly, online http://familytreemaker.genealogy.com/users/j/e/n/Charles-K-Jennings/
  2. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the William Nelson Ridinger obituary in the Apr 11, 2008 edition.
  3. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  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. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S65] Rena Worthen & Margarette Tynan, Montgomery County Virginia Cemetery Reading of Sunset Cemetery, Christiansburg.
  8. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  9. [S174] Unknown author, Floyd Co., Virginia Chancery Book 9.
  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. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Harvey Jackson Ridinger, Jr. obituary in the Jun 6, 2004 edition.
  13. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.

Beverly Naomi Lastar1,2,3,4

F, b. November 12, 1929, d. November 18, 2018
FatherEugene Hyman Lastar1,3,4 b. March 7, 1898, d. December 3, 1973
MotherBess "Bessie" Knoppow1,3,4 b. October 24, 1902, d. September 11, 1995
     Beverly Naomi Lastar was buried at Mount Sinai Memorial Park Cemetery, 5950 Forest Lawn Drive, Los Angeles, Los Angeles Co., California.3 She was born on November 12, 1929 at Detroit, Wayne Co., Michigan.3,4 She married Dr. Robert Phillip Natelson on March 4, 1950 at Detroit, Wayne Co., Michigan.3,4 As of March 4, 1950,her married name was Natelson. Beverly Naomi Lastar died on November 18, 2018 at Los Angeles Co., California, at age 89.3

Census Records

1930Dwelling 38, District 838, Detroit, Wayne Co., Michigan1

Family

Dr. Robert Phillip Natelson b. December 10, 1923, d. May 4, 2007
Marriage*Beverly Naomi Lastar married Dr. Robert Phillip Natelson on March 4, 1950 at Detroit, Wayne Co., Michigan.3,4 
Children
  • Kathleen Shelley Natelson2,5,3
  • Richard Steven Natelson6,5,3

Citations

  1. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S964] Texas Department of State Health Services, Texas Birth Index, 1903-1997.
  3. [S560] Joan Glanz Rimmon, "Knoppow Family Researcher Joan Glanz Rimmon," e-mail to Scott Schaffer, Aug 17, 2004.
  4. [S5262] Division for Vital Records and Health Statistics Michigan Department of Community Health, Michigan, Marriage Records, 1867-1952.
  5. [S2175] Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles, The, From the Robert P. Natelson obituary in the May 27, 2007 edition.
  6. [S908] California Center for Health Statistics, California Birth Index, 1905-1995.

Kyle Heath Jennings1,2,3,4

M, b. March 22, 1896, d. May 16, 1944
FatherJohn William Jennings Jr.5,6,4 b. April 9, 1859, d. May 12, 1944
MotherAnna Eliza "Annie" Poff5,6,4 b. May 15, 1869, d. July 11, 1956
     Kyle Heath Jennings was buried at Huffville Union Church Cemetery, Terrys Fork, Floyd Co., Virginia.1 He was born on March 22, 1896 at Huffville, Floyd Co., Virginia; His death certificate has a birth year of 1897.1,2,4 He married Irene Browning circa 1920.7,8,4 Kyle Heath Jennings died on May 16, 1944 at Norfolk, Virginia, at age 48.1,4

Census Records

1900Dwelling 158, District 19, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia5
1910Dwelling 34, District 52, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia6
1930Dwelling 137, District 40, Bluefield, Mercer Co., West Virginia8

Occupation

1930Glass works manager8

Family

Irene Browning b. November 26, 1898, d. March 31, 1995
Marriage*Kyle Heath Jennings married Irene Browning circa 1920.7,8,4 
Children

Citations

  1. [S292] Rena Worthen & Margarette Tynan, Floyd Co. Virginia Cemetery Inscriptions, Volume 1.
  2. [S533] National Archives and Records Administration, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-18.
  3. [S293] Descendants of (Hans) Jacob (Eberle) Epperly, online http://familytreemaker.genealogy.com/users/j/e/n/Charles-K-Jennings/
  4. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  5. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Irene B. Jennings obituary in the Apr 2, 1995 edition.
  8. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Kyle Heath Jennings, Jr. obituary in the Sep 10, 1990 edition.
  10. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Marie J. Harman obituary in the Nov 10, 2006 edition.

Vera O. Jennings1,2,3,4,5

F, b. January 15, 1898, d. February 10, 1981
FatherJohn William Jennings Jr.1,2,3,5 b. April 9, 1859, d. May 12, 1944
MotherAnna Eliza "Annie" Poff1,2,3,5 b. May 15, 1869, d. July 11, 1956
     Her married name was Coryell.5 Vera O. Jennings was buried at Rosewood Memorial Park Cemetery, 631 North Witchduck Road, Virginia Beach, Virginia.5 She married Clinton Coryell.5 Vera O. Jennings was born on January 15, 1898 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,5 She married John Wesley Bruce on December 25, 1916 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,4 As of December 25, 1916,her married name was Bruce. Vera O. Jennings died on February 10, 1981 at Virginia Beach, Virginia, at age 83.5

Census Records

1900Dwelling 158, District 19, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia2
1910Dwelling 34, District 52, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia3
1920Dwelling 401, District 88, East River, Mercer Co., West Virginia6
1930Dwelling 127, District 9, Mullens, Wyoming Co., West Virginia7

Family 1

Clinton Coryell b. July 30, 1905, d. October 11, 2002
Marriage*Vera O. Jennings married Clinton Coryell.5 

Family 2

John Wesley Bruce b. April 25, 1885, d. March 15, 1936
Marriage*Vera O. Jennings married John Wesley Bruce on December 25, 1916 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,4 
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. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the John Wesley Bruce death certificate.
  5. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  6. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S731] Virginian-Pilot, From the Stella B. Lilly obituary in the Nov 14, 2010 edition.
  9. [S5223] Social Security Administration, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.

Edith G. "Birlie" Jennings1,2,3,4,5

F, b. March 30, 1900, d. June 6, 1982
FatherJohn William Jennings Jr.1,6,3,5 b. April 9, 1859, d. May 12, 1944
MotherAnna Eliza "Annie" Poff1,6,3,5 b. May 15, 1869, d. July 11, 1956
     Her Social Security Number was 231-64-7956.7 Edith G. "Birlie" Jennings was buried at Cedar Lawn Memorial Park, 5070 Cove Road N. W., Roanoke, Virginia.4,5 She was born on March 30, 1900 at Floyd Co., Virginia.7,1,5 She married Branard Everette Whitenack, son of William Harry Whitenack Jr. and Sarah E. Vest, on December 25, 1916 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,5 As of December 25, 1916,her married name was Whitenack. Edith G. "Birlie" Jennings died on June 6, 1982 at Roanoke, Virginia, at age 82.7,5

Census Records

1900Dwelling 158, District 19, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia6
1910Dwelling 34, District 52, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia3
1920Dwelling 32, District 46, Adkin, McDowell Co., West Virginia8
1930Dwelling 77, District 6, Adkin, McDowell Co., West Virginia9
1940Dwelling 87, District 24-1, Adkin, McDowell Co., West Virginia10

Family

Branard Everette Whitenack b. December 3, 1895, d. March 25, 1983
Marriage*Edith G. "Birlie" Jennings married Branard Everette Whitenack, son of William Harry Whitenack Jr. and Sarah E. Vest, on December 25, 1916 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,5 
Children

Citations

  1. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S293] Descendants of (Hans) Jacob (Eberle) Epperly, online http://familytreemaker.genealogy.com/users/j/e/n/Charles-K-Jennings/
  3. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S1521] The Fair View Group, online http://www.thefairviewgroup.org/index.shtml
  5. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  6. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  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 Lois W. Knig obituary in the May 22, 2005 edition.
  12. [S5223] Social Security Administration, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.
  13. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.

John Malcolm Jennings1,2,3,4,5

M, b. August 3, 1902, d. October 23, 1974
FatherJohn William Jennings Jr.1,2,3,5 b. April 9, 1859, d. May 12, 1944
MotherAnna Eliza "Annie" Poff1,2,3,5 b. May 15, 1869, d. July 11, 1956
     John Malcolm Jennings was buried at Sherwood Burial Park, 1045 Lynchburg Turnpike, Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia.5 He was born on August 3, 1902 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,5 He married Elizabeth Alice Taylor on February 10, 1923 at Virginia.4,5 John Malcolm Jennings died on October 23, 1974 at Roanoke, Virginia, at age 72.5

Census Records

1910Dwelling 34, District 52, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia2
1920Dwelling 122, District 101, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia3
1930Dwelling 30, District 12, Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia6

Occupation

1930Farmer6

Family

Elizabeth Alice Taylor b. May 2, 1901
Marriage*John Malcolm Jennings married Elizabeth Alice Taylor on February 10, 1923 at Virginia.4,5 
Children

Citations

  1. [S293] Descendants of (Hans) Jacob (Eberle) Epperly, online http://familytreemaker.genealogy.com/users/j/e/n/Charles-K-Jennings/
  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. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Malcolm Everette Jennings obituary in the Aug 28, 2012 edition.
  5. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  6. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Kenneth Newton Jennings obituary in the Sep 12, 2004 edition.
  8. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Doris J. Niday obituary in the Dec 5, 1999 edition.
  9. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Donald T. Jennings obituary in the Jan 27, 2007 edition.
  10. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.

Anna Madaline "Annie" Jennings1,2,3,4,5,6

F, b. April 26, 1905, d. April 25, 1991
FatherJohn William Jennings Jr.1,2,3,5,6 b. April 9, 1859, d. May 12, 1944
MotherAnna Eliza "Annie" Poff1,2,3,5,6 b. May 15, 1869, d. July 11, 1956
     Her Social Security Number was 224-62-3059.6 Anna Madaline "Annie" Jennings was buried at Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens, 5737 Airport Road NW, Roanoke, Virginia.7 Her married name was Overstreet.4 She married Unknown Overstreet.4 Anna Madaline "Annie" Jennings was born on April 26, 1905 at Floyd Co., Virginia.4,5,6 As of September 15, 1970,her married name was Martin.4 She married Patrick Henry Martin on September 15, 1970 at Roanoke, Virginia.4 Anna Madaline "Annie" Jennings died on April 25, 1991 at Vinton, Roanoke Co., Virginia, at age 85.6,7 She Anna M. Martin, age 85, of Roanoke, died Thursday in a Vinton nursing home. Surviving are numerous nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be at Oakey's Roanoke Chapel, 9:00 a.m. Saturday, April 27, 1991 with the Rev. Sidney L. Willis officiating. Interment will be in Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens. Friends may call at Oakey's Roanoke Chapel. on April 26, 1991.7

Census Records

1910Dwelling 34, District 52, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia2
1920Dwelling 122, District 101, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia3

Family 1

Unknown Overstreet
Marriage*Anna Madaline "Annie" Jennings married Unknown Overstreet.4 

Family 2

Patrick Henry Martin b. March 15, 1908, d. January 17, 1985
Marriage*Anna Madaline "Annie" Jennings married Patrick Henry Martin on September 15, 1970 at Roanoke, Virginia.4 

Citations

  1. [S293] Descendants of (Hans) Jacob (Eberle) Epperly, online http://familytreemaker.genealogy.com/users/j/e/n/Charles-K-Jennings/
  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. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  5. [S5152] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Birth Records, 1864-2014.
  6. [S5223] Social Security Administration, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.
  7. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Anna M. Martin obituary in the Apr 26, 1991 edition.

Garland Paul Jennings1,2

M, b. July 26, 1907, d. February 23, 1945
FatherJohn William Jennings Jr.1,2,3,4 b. April 9, 1859, d. May 12, 1944
MotherAnna Eliza "Annie" Poff1,2,3,4 b. May 15, 1869, d. July 11, 1956
     Garland Paul Jennings and Clarice Gwendolyn "Gwen" Vest were divorced.5 Garland Paul Jennings was buried at Huffville Union Church Cemetery, Terrys Fork, Floyd Co., Virginia; His tombstone reads "Pfc 407 US Inf WWII."6 He Private First Class, Garland P. Jennings, Company A, 407th Infantry earned the Silver Star Medal for bravery under Fire while establishing the Roer Bridgehead during battle in WWII.2 He was born on July 26, 1907 at Floyd Co., Virginia.6,1 He married Clarice Gwendolyn "Gwen" Vest, daughter of Samuel Preston "Sam" Vest and Alabama "Allie" Lawrence, on December 24, 1930 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1 Garland Paul Jennings died on February 23, 1945 at Germany at age 37.6

Census Records

1910Dwelling 34, District 52, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia3
1920Dwelling 122, District 101, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia4
1930Dwelling 133, District 13, Roanoke, VirginiaEnumerated in the household of his brother George7
1940Dwelling 28, District 11-10B, Asheville, Buncombe Co., North Carolina8

Occupation

1930Retail grocery salesman7
1940Auto store salesman8

Family

Clarice Gwendolyn "Gwen" Vest b. May 8, 1909, d. April 20, 2002
Divorce*Garland Paul Jennings and Clarice Gwendolyn "Gwen" Vest were divorced.5 
Marriage* Garland Paul Jennings married Clarice Gwendolyn "Gwen" Vest, daughter of Samuel Preston "Sam" Vest and Alabama "Allie" Lawrence, on December 24, 1930 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1 

Citations

  1. [S12] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 5, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S293] Descendants of (Hans) Jacob (Eberle) Epperly, online http://familytreemaker.genealogy.com/users/j/e/n/Charles-K-Jennings/
  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. [S878] VA Montgomery Co., Register 4, Montgomery Co., VA Marriage Records.
  6. [S292] Rena Worthen & Margarette Tynan, Floyd Co. Virginia Cemetery Inscriptions, Volume 1.
  7. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.

Virginia E. DeWeese1,2,3,4,5

F, b. December 30, 1850, d. January 20, 1929
FatherAndrew Jackson DeWeese6,4 b. 1818, d. February 1, 1899
MotherRozena Hall6,4 b. 1822, d. July 21, 1899
     Virginia E. DeWeese was buried at Evergreen Burial Park, 1307 Summit Ave SW, Roanoke, Virginia.7,5 She was born on December 30, 1850 at Floyd Co., Virginia; Her gravestone has a birth year of 1851.7,5 As of December 24, 1868,her married name was Beckett.6 She married Wilbur Fisk Beckett on December 24, 1868 at Mercer Co., West Virginia.6,2,5 Virginia E. DeWeese died on January 20, 1929 at Roanoke, Virginia, at age 78.7,5

Census Records

1860Dwelling 468, Mercer Co., Virginia (now West Virginia)4
1870Dwelling 33, East River, Mercer Co., West Virginia8
1880Dwelling 233, District 80, Mercer Co., West Virginia9
1900Dwelling 11, District 76, Beaver Pond, Mercer Co., West Virginia10
1910Dwelling 28, District 118, Beaver Pond, Mercer Co., West Virginia3
1920Dwelling 30, District 73, Beaver Pond, Mercer Co., West Virginia1

Family

Wilbur Fisk Beckett b. May 30, 1844, d. January 12, 1929
Marriage*Virginia E. DeWeese married Wilbur Fisk Beckett on December 24, 1868 at Mercer Co., West Virginia.6,2,5 
Children

Citations

  1. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S33] Surnames of Families of Floyd Co., Virginia, online http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~barbr/zz_main_contents.htm
  3. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S301] National Archives and Records Administration, 1860 United States Federal Census.
  5. [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&
  6. [S724] Sallie Hays, Mercer Co., West Virginia Marriages 1854-1901.
  7. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  8. [S166] National Archives and Records Administration, 1870 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.
  10. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  11. [S5223] Social Security Administration, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.
  12. [S2890] West Virginia Births, 1853-1930, online https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://hr-search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1417341
  13. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the William Clarence Beckett death certificate.
  14. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, from the George C. Beckett death record.
  15. [S3952] Texas Department of State Health Services, Texas, Death Certificates, 1903–1982.
  16. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the R. F. Beckett death certificate.
  17. [S2889] Calfee Cemetery, Mercer Co., WV, online http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&GSln=beckett&GSiman=1&GSbyrel=all&GSdyrel=all&GSst=52&GScnty=3091&GScntry=4&GSob=n&GRid=17610003&CRid=77930&df=all&

Dr. Robert Phillip Natelson1,2,3

M, b. December 10, 1923, d. May 4, 2007
     Dr. Robert Phillip Natelson was buried at Mount Sinai Memorial Park Cemetery, 5950 Forest Lawn Drive, Los Angeles, Los Angeles Co., California.1 His Social Security Number was 392-16-6033.4 He was born on December 10, 1923 at Duluth, St. Louis Co., Minnesota.4,2 He married Beverly Naomi Lastar, daughter of Eugene Hyman Lastar and Bess "Bessie" Knoppow, on March 4, 1950 at Detroit, Wayne Co., Michigan.2,3 Dr. Robert Phillip Natelson died on May 4, 2007 at Encino, Los Angeles Co., California, at age 83.4,1,2 He Dr. Robert P. Natelson died May 4 at 83. He is survived by his wife, Beverly; daughter, Kathy (Gary) Young; son, Rick (Robyn); 11 grandchildren; and sister, Jeeny Feldman. Mount Sinai. on May 27, 2007.1

Family

Beverly Naomi Lastar b. November 12, 1929, d. November 18, 2018
Marriage*He married Beverly Naomi Lastar, daughter of Eugene Hyman Lastar and Bess "Bessie" Knoppow, on March 4, 1950 at Detroit, Wayne Co., Michigan.2,3 
Children
  • Kathleen Shelley Natelson5,1,2
  • Richard Steven Natelson6,1,2

Citations

  1. [S2175] Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles, The, From the Robert P. Natelson obituary in the May 27, 2007 edition.
  2. [S560] Joan Glanz Rimmon, "Knoppow Family Researcher Joan Glanz Rimmon," e-mail to Scott Schaffer, Aug 17, 2004.
  3. [S5262] Division for Vital Records and Health Statistics Michigan Department of Community Health, Michigan, Marriage Records, 1867-1952.
  4. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  5. [S964] Texas Department of State Health Services, Texas Birth Index, 1903-1997.
  6. [S908] California Center for Health Statistics, California Birth Index, 1905-1995.

Liona Elizabeth DeWeese1,2

F, b. July 16, 1852, d. August 2, 1930
FatherAndrew Jackson DeWeese3,4,5 b. 1818, d. February 1, 1899
MotherRozena Hall3,4,5 b. 1822, d. July 21, 1899
     Liona Elizabeth DeWeese was buried at Rose Hill Cemetery, Robinson, Brown Co., Kansas.2 She was born on July 16, 1852 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.3,2,6 As of March 2, 1871,her married name was Smith.3 She married Albert B. Smith on March 2, 1871 at Mercer Co., West Virginia.3 Liona Elizabeth DeWeese died on August 2, 1930 at Denver, Denver Co., Colorado, at age 78.1,7,2

Census Records

1860Dwelling 468, Mercer Co., Virginia (now West Virginia)4
1870Dwelling 39, East River, Mercer Co., West Virginia5
1880Dwelling 264, District 79, Doniphan, Doniphan Co., Kansas8
1900Dwelling 56, District 34, Robinson, Brown Co., Kansas6
1910Dwelling 82, District 33, Robinson, Brown Co., Kansas9
1920Dwelling 125, District 249, Denver, Denver Co., Colorado10
1930Dwelling 103, District 114, Denver, Denver Co., Colorado11

Family

Albert B. Smith b. August 13, 1849, d. August 12, 1914
Marriage*Liona Elizabeth DeWeese married Albert B. Smith on March 2, 1871 at Mercer Co., West Virginia.3 
Children

Citations

  1. [S33] Surnames of Families of Floyd Co., Virginia, online http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~barbr/zz_main_contents.htm
  2. [S5870] Rose Hill Cemetery, Brown Co., KS, online http://www.findagrave.com/
  3. [S724] Sallie Hays, Mercer Co., West Virginia Marriages 1854-1901.
  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. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S223] DeWeese Genealogy, online http://www.deweeses.com
  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. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  12. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Charles Theodore Smith death certificate.

Sarah D. Grace DeWeese1,2,3

F, b. circa 1855, d. May 27, 1915
FatherAndrew Jackson DeWeese1,2,4 b. 1818, d. February 1, 1899
MotherRozena Hall1,2,4 b. 1822, d. July 21, 1899
     Sarah D. Grace DeWeese was born circa 1855 at Montgomery Co., Virginia; In the 1900 Census Sarah listed her birth date as Jun 1859, this is not possible given her 1860 Census record.1 As of May 29, 1873,her married name was Christie.1 She married Tillotson McClure Christie on May 29, 1873 at Mercer Co., West Virginia.1 Sarah D. Grace DeWeese died on May 27, 1915 at Mercer Co., West Virginia.5 She Mrs. Sarah Christie of Willowton was killed by her son when a gun accidentally discharged. on May 27, 1925.5

Census Records

1860Dwelling 468, Mercer Co., Virginia (now West Virginia)2
1870Dwelling 39, East River, Mercer Co., West Virginia4
1880Dwelling 103, District 81, East River, Mercer Co., West Virginia6
1900Dwelling 347, District 81, East River, Mercer Co., West Virginia7
1910Dwelling 62, District 131, East River, Mercer Co., West Virginia8

Family

Tillotson McClure Christie b. April, 1847, d. September 5, 1911
Marriage*Sarah D. Grace DeWeese married Tillotson McClure Christie on May 29, 1873 at Mercer Co., West Virginia.1 
Children

Citations

  1. [S724] Sallie Hays, Mercer Co., West Virginia Marriages 1854-1901.
  2. [S301] National Archives and Records Administration, 1860 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Thomas Wesley Christie death certificate.
  4. [S166] National Archives and Records Administration, 1870 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S345] Bluefield Daily Telegraph, From a "Ten Years Ago Today" article in the May 27, 1925 edition.
  6. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Thomas W. Christie birth record.
  10. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the James M. Christie death certificate.
  11. [S966] Lewis-Miles, online http://awt.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=rlewis&id=I13155
  12. [S2415] Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940, online https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://hr-search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1708698

Freeburn Alexander DeWeese1

M, b. circa 1859
FatherAndrew Jackson DeWeese2 b. 1818, d. February 1, 1899
MotherRozena Hall2 b. 1822, d. July 21, 1899
     Freeburn Alexander DeWeese was born circa 1859 at Virginia.2

Census Records

1860Dwelling 468, Mercer Co., Virginia (now West Virginia)2
1870Dwelling 39, East River, Mercer Co., West Virginia3

Citations

  1. [S33] Surnames of Families of Floyd Co., Virginia, online http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~barbr/zz_main_contents.htm
  2. [S301] National Archives and Records Administration, 1860 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S166] National Archives and Records Administration, 1870 United States Federal Census.

Harvey Jackson Ridinger1,2

M, b. July 18, 1867, d. December 7, 1945
FatherHeinrich S. "Henry" Ridinger2 b. May 11, 1825, d. January 19, 1896
MotherJane Howery2 b. June 6, 1830, d. July 23, 1923
     Harvey Jackson Ridinger was buried at Sunset Cemetery, North Franklin Street, Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia.2 He was born on July 18, 1867 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2 He married Sarah Alice Wimmer, daughter of Hosea "Hode" Wimmer and Caroline Wimmer, on February 26, 1891 at Botetourt Co., Virginia.3 Harvey Jackson Ridinger married Hester Blanche Jennings, daughter of John William Jennings Jr. and Anna Eliza "Annie" Poff, on September 29, 1917 at Floyd Co., Virginia.4,1,2 Harvey Jackson Ridinger died on December 7, 1945 at Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia, at age 78.2

Census Records

1890Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia5
1900Dwelling 263, District 19, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia6
1910Dwelling 24, District 52, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia7
1920Dwelling 120, District 101, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia8
1930Dwelling 88, District 11, Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia9

Occupation

1900Farmer6
1910Miller7
1917Farmer4
1920Farmer8
1930Filling station propriator9

Family 1

Sarah Alice Wimmer b. December 8, 1871, d. October 4, 1915
Marriage*Harvey Jackson Ridinger married Sarah Alice Wimmer, daughter of Hosea "Hode" Wimmer and Caroline Wimmer, on February 26, 1891 at Botetourt Co., Virginia.3 
Children

Family 2

Hester Blanche Jennings b. June 26, 1894, d. December 4, 1972
Marriage*Harvey Jackson Ridinger married Hester Blanche Jennings, daughter of John William Jennings Jr. and Anna Eliza "Annie" Poff, on September 29, 1917 at Floyd Co., Virginia.4,1,2 
Children

Citations

  1. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the William Nelson Ridinger obituary in the Apr 11, 2008 edition.
  2. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  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. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  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. [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. [S12] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 5, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  11. [S2877] FamilySearch, West Virginia, Deaths Index, 1853-1973.
  12. [S5152] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Birth Records, 1864-2014.
  13. [S5262] Division for Vital Records and Health Statistics Michigan Department of Community Health, Michigan, Marriage Records, 1867-1952.
  14. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  15. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Harvey Jackson Ridinger, Jr. obituary in the Jun 6, 2004 edition.

Heinrich S. "Henry" Ridinger1,2

M, b. May 11, 1825, d. January 19, 1896
FatherGeorge Ridinger3,1 b. circa 1793, d. June 5, 1855
MotherCatherine Sowers b. February 8, 1792, d. August 27, 1868
     Heinrich S. "Henry" Ridinger was buried at Ridinger Family Cemetery, Basham, Montgomery Co., Virginia.2 He was born on May 11, 1825 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.1,2 He married Jane Howery on November 23, 1848 at Floyd Co., Virginia.4,2 Heinrich S. "Henry" Ridinger died on January 19, 1896 at Floyd Co., Virginia, at age 70.2

Census Records

1890Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia5

Family

Jane Howery b. June 6, 1830, d. July 23, 1923
Marriage*Heinrich S. "Henry" Ridinger married Jane Howery on November 23, 1848 at Floyd Co., Virginia.4,2 
Children

Citations

  1. [S357] Marguerite Tise, A Brief History of Zion Lutheran Church at Floyd Co., Virginia.
  2. [S6251] Ridinger Family Cemetery, Montgomery Co., VA, online http://www.findagrave.com/
  3. [S33] Surnames of Families of Floyd Co., Virginia, online http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~barbr/zz_main_contents.htm, From the will of George Ridinger.
  4. [S42] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 2, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  5. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  7. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.

Jane Howery1,2

F, b. June 6, 1830, d. July 23, 1923
     Jane Howery was buried at Ridinger Family Cemetery, Basham, Montgomery Co., Virginia.1,2 She was born on June 6, 1830 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,2 She married Heinrich S. "Henry" Ridinger, son of George Ridinger and Catherine Sowers, on November 23, 1848 at Floyd Co., Virginia.3,2 As of November 23, 1848,her married name was Ridinger. Jane Howery died on July 23, 1923 at Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia, at age 93.1,2

Census Records

1890Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia4
1900Dwelling 190, District 17, Little River, Floyd Co., VirginiaEnumerated in the household of her son Sherman5
1910Dwelling 61, District 50, Little River, Floyd Co., VirginiaEnumerated in the household of her son Sherman6
1920Dwelling 44, District 98, Little River, Floyd Co., VirginiaEnumerated in the household of her son Sherman7

Family

Heinrich S. "Henry" Ridinger b. May 11, 1825, d. January 19, 1896
Marriage*Jane Howery married Heinrich S. "Henry" Ridinger, son of George Ridinger and Catherine Sowers, on November 23, 1848 at Floyd Co., Virginia.3,2 
Children

Citations

  1. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  2. [S6251] Ridinger Family Cemetery, Montgomery Co., VA, online http://www.findagrave.com/
  3. [S42] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 2, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  4. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 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. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.

George Ridinger1,2

M, b. circa 1793, d. June 5, 1855
     George Ridinger was buried at Zion Lutheran Church Cemetery, intersection of Rt. 693 and Rt. 615, Floyd Co., Virginia; His tombstone reads "Age 62 Years."1 He was born circa 1793.1 He married Catherine Sowers, daughter of Heinrich "Henry" Sowers and Magdalena "Mary" Unknown, on March 8, 1820 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.3,2 George Ridinger left a will on May 26, 1855 at Floyd Co., Virginia; I George Ruderinger of Floyd County and the State of Virginia do hereby make my last will and testament in manner and form folling that is to say Being weake in body but sound in mind.
1 After the payments of my debts and Funeral expenses
2 d I give to my son Amos Rudering the tract of land on which I now live by his supporting his mother during her Natural life also my bound boy Thomas
3d I give to my daughter Emelia Basham Eighteen Akers of land where she now lives - - -
4th I gave to my son Henry Rudering the tract of land on which he now lives
5 I give to my daughter Sarah Basham five dollars
6th I gave to my daughter Mary Rudering five dollars
7th I gave to my daughter Sarah Stump five dollars
8th Also all my moveable property after my Decease To be sold and Equaly divided among the several Heirs above named // Lastly I do herby Constitute and Appoint my son Amos Rufering my Executor of this my last will & testament hereby revoking all other forms of wills or testaments by me hertofore made. In witness whereof I have here unto set my hand and affict my seal this the 26th Day of May 1855.

George Ridinger (signature & seal)
__ Topal O. Watkins
Harbird W. Holt
Virginia

As a court continued and held for the County of Floyd on the 20th day of July 1855.

Benjamin Basham & Amelia his wife Hillary Basham & Sarah his wife James Stump & Elizabeth his wife & Henry Ridinger heirs at law of George Ridinger have in court withdrew their opposition to the probat of the paper pronounced as the last will & testament of said George Ridinger Dec’d thereupon the said will was proven by the oaths of Topal O. Watkins and Harbird W. Holt witness thereto and is orderd to be records and on the motion of Amos Ridinger the Executor therein named who madeoath thereto and together with Wm B. Shelor and John Stuart his securities entered into and acknoelrdged a bond in the penalty of on thousand dollars conditioned as the law directs certificate if granted him obtaining a probat of the said will in due form

Teste
J. B. Headen C.4
He died on June 5, 1855.1

Family

Catherine Sowers b. February 8, 1792, d. August 27, 1868
Marriage*He married Catherine Sowers, daughter of Heinrich "Henry" Sowers and Magdalena "Mary" Unknown, on March 8, 1820 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.3,2 
Children

Citations

  1. [S328] Donna J. Robertson, Tombstone Inscriptions of Floyd County, Virginia.
  2. [S61] Montgomery Co., Virginia Court House, Register A, Montgomery Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  3. [S280] Anne Lowry Worrell, A Brief of Wills and Marriages in Montgomery and Fincastle Counties, Virginia, 1733-1831.
  4. [S33] Surnames of Families of Floyd Co., Virginia, online http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~barbr/zz_main_contents.htm, From the will of George Ridinger.
  5. [S1033] Unknown name of person, Virginia Department of Health Death Certificate, From the Amos Ridinger death certificate.
  6. [S357] Marguerite Tise, A Brief History of Zion Lutheran Church at Floyd Co., Virginia.

Catherine Sowers1,2

F, b. February 8, 1792, d. August 27, 1868
FatherHeinrich "Henry" Sowers
MotherMagdalena "Mary" Unknown
     Catherine Sowers was buried at Zion Lutheran Church Cemetery, intersection of Rt. 693 and Rt. 615, Floyd Co., Virginia.3 She was born on February 8, 1792.3 She married George Ridinger on March 8, 1820 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.1,2 As of March 8, 1820,her married name was Ridinger. Catherine Sowers died on August 27, 1868 at age 76.3

Family

George Ridinger b. circa 1793, d. June 5, 1855
Marriage*She married George Ridinger on March 8, 1820 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.1,2 
Children

Citations

  1. [S280] Anne Lowry Worrell, A Brief of Wills and Marriages in Montgomery and Fincastle Counties, Virginia, 1733-1831.
  2. [S61] Montgomery Co., Virginia Court House, Register A, Montgomery Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  3. [S328] Donna J. Robertson, Tombstone Inscriptions of Floyd County, Virginia.
  4. [S1033] Unknown name of person, Virginia Department of Health Death Certificate, From the Amos Ridinger death certificate.

Harvey Jackson Ridinger Jr.1,2

M, b. June 21, 1918, d. June 2, 2004
FatherHarvey Jackson Ridinger1,3,4,5 b. July 18, 1867, d. December 7, 1945
MotherHester Blanche Jennings1,3,4,5 b. June 26, 1894, d. December 4, 1972
     Harvey Jackson Ridinger Jr. was buried at Colonial Grove Memorial Park, Virginia Beach, Virginia.1 His Social Security Number was 229-09-7877.6 He was born on June 21, 1918 at Virginia.6 He married Betty Dale in 1953.2 Harvey Jackson Ridinger Jr. died on June 2, 2004 at Virginia Beach, Virginia, at age 85.1,6 He Harvey Jackson Ridinger, Jr., of Christiansburg, passed away on Wednesday, June 2, 2004 in his Virginia Beach residence at the age of 85. He was the son of Harvey Jackson Ridinger, Sr. and Hester Jennings Ridinger. He was reared in Christiansburg, Va., attended Emory and Henry College, and later graduated from the National Business College with a degree in Business. Harvey was a World War II veteran, having served in the U. S. Air Force for nearly four years. After ten years working in the Finance Division of the Veteran's Administration in Roanoke, Va. and Huntington, W. Va., he transferred to the Social Security Administration, where he had been a field representative for the last twenty eight years before his retirement in January 1986. He was an active member for over 45 years of Epworth United Methodist Church, Norfolk and the Crusader Fellowship Sunday School Class. He had served as Secretary to the Administrative Board of the church for five years, and was church Treasurer for nine years. He was also a past president and treasurer of his Sunday School Class. He is survived by his wife, Betty D. Ridinger; a daughter, Jennifer K. Seltzer and her husband, Tom of San Antonio, Texas; a son, Harvey J. Ridinger, III and his wife, Candace of Northfield, N.J; three grandchildren, Kristine Ridinger of New Jersey, Joshua Klaus and Joel Klaus of San Antonio, Texas; a brother, William Nelson Ridinger of Christiansburg, Va., and several cousins. A funeral service was held Saturday, June 5, 2004. Burial was in Colonial Grove Memorial Park in Virginia Beach. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Epworth United Methodist Church, 124 W. Freemason St., Norfolk, VA 23510. Condolences may be made to the family through www.dmvobits.com/cox. on June 6, 2004.1

Census Records

1920Dwelling 120, District 101, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia3
1930Dwelling 88, District 11, Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia4

Family

Betty Dale b. September 5, 1929, d. August 27, 2016
Marriage*Harvey Jackson Ridinger Jr. married Betty Dale in 1953.2 
Children
  • Jennifer K. Ridinger1,2
  • Harvey Jackson Ridinger III1,2

Citations

  1. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Harvey Jackson Ridinger, Jr. obituary in the Jun 6, 2004 edition.
  2. [S731] Virginian-Pilot, From the Betty Dale Ridinger obituary in the Sep 4, 2016 edition.
  3. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the William Nelson Ridinger obituary in the Apr 11, 2008 edition.
  6. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.

Sonia M. Knoppow1,2,3

F, b. February 9, 1902, d. November 24, 1984
FatherSimon "Shimon" Knoppow2,3 b. June 14, 1876, d. April 3, 1955
MotherChernia "Jennie" Suknow2,3 b. February 15, 1881, d. September 6, 1945
     Her Social Security Number was 566-24-9446.4 Sonia M. Knoppow was born on February 9, 1902 at Kozeletz, Russia.3 She married Herbert Mitchelson on December 7, 1924 at Detroit, Wayne Co., Michigan.2,5 As of December 7, 1924,her married name was Mitchelson. Sonia M. Knoppow married Benjamin "Bunny" Knoppow, son of Osher Zelig "Selig" Knoppow and Sophia "Sophie" Salutushkin/Zolotushkin, on July 17, 1960 at Los Angeles, Los Angeles Co., California.1 Sonia M. Knoppow married Shlomo "Samuel" Soltes on August 20, 1967 at Los Angeles, Los Angeles Co., California.1 As of August 20, 1967,her married name was Soltes.1 Sonia M. Knoppow and Shlomo "Samuel" Soltes were divorced in February, 1969 at Los Angeles, Los Angeles Co., California.6 Sonia M. Knoppow died on November 24, 1984 at Seattle, King Co., Washington, at age 82.7

Census Records

1940Dwelling 15, District 60-77, Los Angeles, Los Angeles Co., California8

Family 1

Herbert Mitchelson b. August 17, 1901, d. November 16, 1947
Marriage*Sonia M. Knoppow married Herbert Mitchelson on December 7, 1924 at Detroit, Wayne Co., Michigan.2,5 
Children

Family 2

Benjamin "Bunny" Knoppow b. September 15, 1893, d. February 17, 1966
Marriage*Sonia M. Knoppow married Benjamin "Bunny" Knoppow, son of Osher Zelig "Selig" Knoppow and Sophia "Sophie" Salutushkin/Zolotushkin, on July 17, 1960 at Los Angeles, Los Angeles Co., California.1 

Family 3

Shlomo "Samuel" Soltes b. April 25, 1891, d. May 7, 1969
Marriage*Sonia M. Knoppow married Shlomo "Samuel" Soltes on August 20, 1967 at Los Angeles, Los Angeles Co., California.1 
Divorce* Sonia M. Knoppow and Shlomo "Samuel" Soltes were divorced in February, 1969 at Los Angeles, Los Angeles Co., California.6 

Citations

  1. [S1450] Sacramento, California Department of Health Services, California Marriage Index, 1960-1985.
  2. [S560] Joan Glanz Rimmon, "Knoppow Family Researcher Joan Glanz Rimmon," e-mail to Scott Schaffer, Aug 17, 2004.
  3. [S6433] Chicago, Illinois National Archives at Chicago, Michigan, Federal Naturalization Records, 1887-1931.
  4. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  5. [S6438] Unknown compiler, U.S., Naturalization Records - Original Documents, 1795-1972.
  6. [S1493] California Center for Health Statistics, California Divorce Index, 1966-1984.
  7. [S453] Washington State Department of Health, Washington Death Index, 1940-2014.
  8. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S5223] Social Security Administration, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.

William Nelson Ridinger1,2,3,4

M, b. January 4, 1921, d. April 9, 2008
FatherHarvey Jackson Ridinger1,5,2,4 b. July 18, 1867, d. December 7, 1945
MotherHester Blanche Jennings1,5,2,4 b. June 26, 1894, d. December 4, 1972
     William Nelson Ridinger was buried at Sunset Cemetery, North Franklin Street, Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia.2 He was born on January 4, 1921 at Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia.3,4 He married Elizabeth Anne Dale on June 26, 1948 at Richmond, Virginia.2,4 William Nelson Ridinger married Sandra Sarver circa 1973.2 William Nelson Ridinger died on April 9, 2008 at Montgomery Co., Virginia, at age 87.2 He William Nelson Ridinger, 87, of Christiansburg, passed away peacefully in his sleep, surrounded by loved ones on Wednesday, April 9, 2008. He was the son of Harvey Jackson Ridinger Sr. and Hester Blanche Jennings. In addition to his first wife, Elizabeth Anne Dale, and his oldest daughter, Linda Smith Ridinger, he was also preceded in death by his brother, Harvey J. Ridinger Jr. Nelson is survived by his loving wife of 35 years, Sandra Sarver Ridinger; daughter, Jane Ridinger, of Matthews, N.C; daughter and son-in-law, Anne and Joe Maroon, Midlothian, Va; stepson and daughterin-law, Jay and Brenda Foster, Roanoke, Va; and stepdaughter, Leslie Irving, Roanoke, Va; ten grandchildren Dustin Clifford, Adam Smith, Greg Smith, Jordan Maroon, Garrett Maroon, Alexandra Foster, Brittany Foster, Brooke Mitchell, Sarah Mitchell and Ryan Mitchell. Nelson graduated from Christiansburg High School in 1938. He proceeded to get his degree in Pharmacy from the Medical College of Virginia in 1942. Nelson answered the call to serve his country in World War II by attending an accelerated officer-training program at Columbia University. He rose to the rank of Lieutenant Commander in the U.S. Navy and was assigned to the Admiral's command ship for the Utah Beach Sector during the D-Day invasion. Nelson's military honors include medals for the European Campaign and two battle stars. Nelson returned to Christiansburg in 1949 to raise his family and become an active member of the local business community. He began work at Thompson-Hagan Drug Store as a pharmacist in 1949 and retired as the owner of the oldest continuous business in Montgomery County in 1979. Nelson was an active business partner in Town & Country Estates, Arcnel Corporation and owner of Ridgedale Farms rea1-estate development. Over the years, Nelson also served in numerous community leadership roles. Nelson was President of the Christiansburg Chamber of Commerce and was Chairman of St. Paul's Administrative Board, the local library board and Red Cross of America. He worked to get the Altamont Hospital on Radford Road incorporated into the Montgomery Regional Hospital and served on its board as a named trustee of the hospital. Nelson faithfully served 41 years as a Director of First National Bank (FNB) in Christiansburg and served as its Chairman of the Board before retiring in 1998. Nelson enjoyed spending time with his beloved family especially over the holidays where poppa's special popcorn was always a highlight of time spent together. Nelson also had a love for horses and spending time outdoors on his farm in Christiansburg. In recent years, Nelson's time and energy were focused on playing cards with his friends at night and enjoying time with them on the golf course during the day. He will be greatly missed by all of us. The family will receive friends on Friday, April 11, 2008, from 6 to 8 p.m. Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday, April 12, 2008, at St. Paul United Methodist Church with Dr. David Goodpasture and the Rev. Brian Siegle officiating. Interment will follow at Sunset Cemetery, Christiansburg, Va. The family wishes to express special thanks to Dr. Michael Payne for his care and concern during this time. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Paul's United Methodist Church, 220 West Main Street, Christiansburg, Va. 24073. The Ridinger Family is being served by Horne Funeral Service (540-382-2612). Online condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.hornefuneralservice.com. on April 11, 2008.2

Census Records

1930Dwelling 88, District 11, Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia5

Family 1

Elizabeth Anne Dale
Marriage*William Nelson Ridinger married Elizabeth Anne Dale on June 26, 1948 at Richmond, Virginia.2,4 
Children
  • Linda Dale Ridinger2,4
  • Jane Ellen Ridinger2,4
  • Anne Nelson Ridinger2,4

Family 2

Sandra Sarver
Marriage*William Nelson Ridinger married Sandra Sarver circa 1973.2 

Citations

  1. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Harvey Jackson Ridinger, Jr. obituary in the Jun 6, 2004 edition.
  2. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the William Nelson Ridinger obituary in the Apr 11, 2008 edition.
  3. [S5152] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Birth Records, 1864-2014.
  4. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  5. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.

Irene Browning1,2,3

F, b. November 26, 1898, d. March 31, 1995
     Her Social Security Number was 223-24-0318.4 Irene Browning was buried at Sunset Cemetery, North Franklin Street, Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia.1,5 She was born on November 26, 1898 at Natural Bridge, Rockbridge Co., Virginia.1,5,4 She married Kyle Heath Jennings, son of John William Jennings Jr. and Anna Eliza "Annie" Poff, circa 1920.1,3,6 As of circa 1920,her married name was Jennings. Irene Browning died on March 31, 1995 at Wilmington, North Carolina, at age 96.1,5,4 She JENNINGS, Irene B., 96, of Christiansburg, died Friday, March 31, 1995 at the home of her daughter in Wilmington, N.C. Born in Natural Bridge on November 26, 1898, she was the daughter of the late Louise and James Browning. She worked as a bookkeeper for many years at S. G. Wimmer & Son and at the Music House. She was preceded in death by her husband, Kyle H. Jennings Sr; a son, Kyle H. Jennings Jr., and a grandson, Roby Robertson. Surviving are two daughters, Marie J. Harman, Christiansburg, and Juanita J. Hall, Wilmington, N.C; granddaughters, Viki Robertson, Bayse, Va., Gina Fletcher, Charlottesville, Melissa Swoope, Roanoke; grandsons, John Harman, Chesterfield, Ricky Hall, Shreveport, La; five great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews. The funeral will be 11 a.m. Monday from St. Paul United Methodist Church, conducted by the Rev. Douglas Kanney, with interment in Sunset Cemetery. Friends may call after 12 noon Sunday at the Richardson-Horne Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials be made to the Christiansburg Rescue Squad, Box 176, Christiansburg, Va. 24073. The family will receive friends at Richardson-Horne Sunday from 6 to 8 p.m. on April 2, 1995.1

Census Records

1930Dwelling 137, District 40, Bluefield, Mercer Co., West Virginia3

Family

Kyle Heath Jennings b. March 22, 1896, d. May 16, 1944
Marriage*Irene Browning married Kyle Heath Jennings, son of John William Jennings Jr. and Anna Eliza "Annie" Poff, circa 1920.1,3,6 
Children

Citations

  1. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Irene B. Jennings obituary in the Apr 2, 1995 edition.
  2. [S102] Roanoke Times, From theMarie J. Harman obituary in the Nov 10, 2006 edition.
  3. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  5. [S65] Rena Worthen & Margarette Tynan, Montgomery County Virginia Cemetery Reading of Sunset Cemetery, Christiansburg.
  6. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  7. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Kyle Heath Jennings, Jr. obituary in the Sep 10, 1990 edition.
  8. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Marie J. Harman obituary in the Nov 10, 2006 edition.

Kyle Heath Jennings Jr.1,2,3

M, b. March 20, 1922, d. September 9, 1990
FatherKyle Heath Jennings1,2,4,5 b. March 22, 1896, d. May 16, 1944
MotherIrene Browning1,2,4,5 b. November 26, 1898, d. March 31, 1995
     His Social Security Number was 230-12-6301.6 Kyle Heath Jennings Jr. was buried at Sunset Cemetery, North Franklin Street, Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia; His tombstone reads "Sgt US Army WWII."2,7 He was born on March 20, 1922 at Campbell Co., Virginia; The Virginia Birth Records has a birth date of Mar 30, 1922.6,7,3 He died on September 9, 1990 at Floyd Co., Virginia, at age 68.6,7 He Kyle Heath Jennings, Jr., age 68, of 245 Cherry Lane, died Sunday morning, September 9, 1990, at his home. He is survived by his mother, Irene Jennings, Christiansburg; two sisters, Marie Harmon, Christiansburg; Juanita Hall, Raleigh, N.C. The funeral will be held at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday from the St. Paul United Methodist Church conducted by the Rev. Richard J. Geoghegan, Jr., with burial in Sunset Cemetery. on September 10, 1990.2

Census Records

1930Dwelling 137, District 40, Bluefield, Mercer Co., West Virginia5
1940The Virginia Inn, Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia8

Citations

  1. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Irene B. Jennings obituary in the Apr 2, 1995 edition.
  2. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Kyle Heath Jennings, Jr. obituary in the Sep 10, 1990 edition.
  3. [S5152] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Birth Records, 1864-2014.
  4. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Marie J. Harman obituary in the Nov 10, 2006 edition.
  5. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  7. [S65] Rena Worthen & Margarette Tynan, Montgomery County Virginia Cemetery Reading of Sunset Cemetery, Christiansburg.
  8. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.

Josephine Marie Jennings1,2,3,4,5

F, b. December 12, 1924, d. November 9, 2006
FatherKyle Heath Jennings6,1,2 b. March 22, 1896, d. May 16, 1944
MotherIrene Browning6,1,2 b. November 26, 1898, d. March 31, 1995
     Her Social Security Number was 223-22-9446.7 Josephine Marie Jennings was buried at Sunset Cemetery, North Franklin Street, Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia.8 She was born on December 12, 1924 at Ironton, Lawrence Co., Ohio.7 She married John Valentine Harman, son of Gaynor Harman and Kate Pauline "Pauline" Conner, on November 15, 1945 at Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia.9,5 As of November 15, 1945,her married name was Harman. Josephine Marie Jennings died on November 9, 2006 at Montgomery Co., Virginia, at age 81.7,4,9 She Marie J. Harman, 81, lost a courageous battle with cancer on Thursday, November 9, 2006. She was born in Ohio, the daughter of the late Irene Browning Jennings of Natural Bridge and the late Kyle H. Jennings of Huffville. She was preceded in death by her husband, Johnny Harman; her brother, Kyle Jennings, Jr; and her grandson, John (Roby) Robertson. She is survived by her sister, Juanita J. Hall of Wilmington, N.C; her daughter and son-in-law, Gina and Mark Fletcher of Charlottesville, Va; son and daughter-in-law, John and Darlene Harman of Chesapeake, Va; daughter, Viki H. Robertson of Christiansburg, Va; grandchildren, Kristi, Lori and Scott Fletcher and Harry Harman; and nieces, nephews and cousins. Marie came to Christiansburg as a young teenager and graduated from Christiansburg High School in 1942. After high school and during WW II, she worked at the Radford Army Arsenal. In 1945 she married John V. Harman of Christiansburg. Marie, who truly never met a stranger, loved working with the public. She was a telephone operator for C & P for 20 years. In 1964 she went to work for the Commonwealth of Virginia as Deputy Clerk of Montgomery County and was promoted two years later to Clerk of the Court. During her 24 years in that position she saw the judicial system change in many ways including the court dividing into three branches, office and personnel expansion and growth and the computerization of the office-and she embraced it all. She was President of the Association of Clerks of the District Courts of Virginia in 1979 and retired in 1990 as Clerk of the Montgomery County Combined District Court. She also was fortunate to have a second home in Myrtle Beach, S.C. and loved spending time there. She had many friends in that area which she considered her home away from home. After retirement, she traveled extensively and her generous, outgoing nature drew people to her wherever she was. Marie was very blessed for she loved life, friends, family and creating happiness for those around her. There were really wonderful moments in her life, and she didn't miss many. She leaves behind many special and dear friends. The family will receive friends on Thursday, November 16 from 4 to 6 p.m. at Horne Funeral Service. Also a celebration of Marie's life will be held on Friday, November 17, 2006 from 4 to 6 p.m. in the Banquet Room of The Farmhouse, Christiansburg, Va. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Christiansburg Rescue Squad, P. O. Box 176, Christiansburg, Va. 24073 or the Montgomery/Floyd Regional Library, 125 Sheltman Street, Christiansburg, Va. 24073 or Carilion New River Valley Hospice, 707 Randolph Street, Suite 251, Radford, Va. 24141. The family wishes to thank Dr. Harry McCoy and the wonderful staff of Blue Ridge Cancer Care for the loving compassion they provided for Marie and Carilion Hospice for their tender care and support. The Harman Family is being served by Horne Funeral & Cremation Service, Christiansburg, Va. (540-382-2612). Online condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.hornefuneralservice.com. on November 10, 2006.1

Census Records

1930Dwelling 137, District 40, Bluefield, Mercer Co., West Virginia2

Family

John Valentine Harman b. July 29, 1924, d. March 15, 1990
Marriage*Josephine Marie Jennings married John Valentine Harman, son of Gaynor Harman and Kate Pauline "Pauline" Conner, on November 15, 1945 at Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia.9,5 
Children
  • Vicky/Vicki Harman10,9
  • John Gaynor Harman1,10
  • Gina Marie Harman10,3,9

Citations

  1. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Marie J. Harman obituary in the Nov 10, 2006 edition.
  2. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S877] VA Montgomery Co., Register 7, Montgomery Co., VA Marriage Records.
  4. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  5. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  6. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Kyle Heath Jennings, Jr. obituary in the Sep 10, 1990 edition.
  7. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  8. [S65] Rena Worthen & Margarette Tynan, Montgomery County Virginia Cemetery Reading of Sunset Cemetery, Christiansburg.
  9. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Marie J. Harman obituary in the Nov 12, 2006 edition.
  10. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the John Valentine Harman obituary in the Mar 17, 1990 edition.