Arah Bernice Conner1,2

F, b. December 1, 1896
FatherWilliam James Conner3,1,2 b. April 17, 1862, d. January 5, 1936
MotherMiriam S. Druscilla "Mary" "Dru" Walters3,1,2 b. April 4, 1864, d. October 9, 1931
     Arah Bernice Conner was born on December 1, 1896 at Scarbrough, Anderson Co., Tennessee.2 As of circa 1916,her married name was Nichols.4 She married James E. Nichols circa 1916.4

Census Records

1900Dwelling 69, District 9, Civil District 8, Anderson Co., Tennessee3
1910Dwelling 27, District 123, Knoxville, Knox Co., Tennessee1
1930Dwelling 130, District 82, 9th District, Knox Co., Tennessee4
1940Dwelling 237, District 47-26, Knox Co., Tennessee5

Occupation

1940Teacher5

Family

James E. Nichols b. circa 1888, d. before April 22, 1940
Marriage*Arah Bernice Conner married James E. Nichols circa 1916.4 
Child
  • Cecil A. Nichols4,5

Citations

  1. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S3440] Tennessee State Library and Archives, Tennessee Delayed Birth Records, 1869–1909.
  3. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.

Sandra Lynn Hunt1,2

F, b. April 17, 1969, d. May 29, 2005
     Sandra Lynn Hunt was buried at Henry Memorial Park, Bassett, Henry Co., Virginia.1 She was born on April 17, 1969 at Martinsville, Virginia.1,2 She married Roger Wade Conner Jr., son of Roger Wade Conner Sr. and Barbara Ann Richards, on April 2, 1996.1,2 As of April 2, 1996,her married name was Conner. Sandra Lynn Hunt died on May 29, 2005 at Roanoke, Virginia, at age 36.1 She Sandra Lynn Hunt Connor, 36, of Axton, died Sunday, May 29, 2005, at Carilion Cancer Rehab Center in Roanoke. She was born April 17, 1969, in Henry County to Darrell Hunt of Collinsville and Ruth Stanley Hunt, deceased. She was a 1987 graduate of Fieldale-Collinsville High School and had been employed by Fas Mart for 14 years. She attended Martinsville Church of Truth. In addition to her father, surviving are her husband, Roger Wade Conner Jr. of the home; one sister, Kim Kidd of Collinsville; a grandmother, Ruth Hunt of Axton; and several nieces and nephews. The funeral will held at 1 p.m. Tuesday at Collins Funeral Services chapel with Pastor William "Bill" Preskitt officiating. Burial will be in Henry Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from 7-9 p.m. today at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to Martinsville Church of Truth, 1400 Joseph Martin Highway, Martinsville, Va. 24112. on May 30, 2005.1

Family

Roger Wade Conner Jr.
Marriage*She married Roger Wade Conner Jr., son of Roger Wade Conner Sr. and Barbara Ann Richards, on April 2, 1996.1,2 

Citations

  1. [S184] Martinsville Bulletin, From the Sandra Lynn Hunt Conner obituary in the May 30, 2005 edition.
  2. [S1164] Geneva Conner Bell White, "In Memory of the Family of Jacob Valentine Conner and Mary Elizabeth Hill Conner."

Andrew Lee Nester1,2,3,4,5,6

M, b. October 10, 1932, d. February 1, 2020
     Andrew Lee Nester was born on October 10, 1932 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,3,2,4,5 He married Barbara Janet Clower, daughter of Willard Sherman Clower and Evelyn Iola Oyler, on June 7, 1952 at Floyd Co., Virginia.3,2 Andrew Lee Nester married Mary Frances Wilson, daughter of William Theodore Wilson and Shirley Mae Conner, on November 17, 1996 at Beaver Creek, Floyd Co., Virginia.1,7,4,5 Andrew Lee Nester died on February 1, 2020 at Virginia at age 87.6 He Andrew Nester, age 87, was born in 1932 in Floyd, Virginia to Cullen and Racheal Nester and passed away from a long illness on Saturday, February 1, 2020. He was the second of three children born to Cullen and Racheal. He is survived by his wife, Mary Nester; his younger brother, the Rev. Curtis Nester; his children, Melinda McIlroy, Melanie Lynass, and Mark Nester; Mary's children, Eldon Spangler and Ann Reynolds; his grandchildren, Morganne, Logan, Maura, Nicole, Mason, Todd, Max, Sam, and Jake; along with six great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his older sister, Charlotte. A viewing will be held from 5 until 7 p.m. on Tuesday, February 4, 2020, and again from 1 until 2 p.m. on Wednesday, February 5, 2020, in the sanctuary at Beaver Creek Church of the Brethren in Floyd, Va. Services for Andy will commence at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, February 5, 2020, immediately after the final viewing. Few men can walk as Christians like Andy did. on February 4, 2020.6

Family 1

Barbara Janet Clower b. May 13, 1934, d. June 4, 1993
Marriage*He married Barbara Janet Clower, daughter of Willard Sherman Clower and Evelyn Iola Oyler, on June 7, 1952 at Floyd Co., Virginia.3,2 

Family 2

Mary Frances Wilson
Marriage*Andrew Lee Nester married Mary Frances Wilson, daughter of William Theodore Wilson and Shirley Mae Conner, on November 17, 1996 at Beaver Creek, Floyd Co., Virginia.1,7,4,5 

Citations

  1. [S11] Effie King Brown, Descendants of John King 1759-1843.
  2. [S13] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 6, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  3. [S849] Jack Spangler (e-mail address), Descendants of Daniel and Mary Spangler, Franklin County, Virginia 1773.
  4. [S36] Clerk of Courts, Computerized Marriage Records of Floyd Co., Virginia, Ref # 96-92.
  5. [S1164] Geneva Conner Bell White, "In Memory of the Family of Jacob Valentine Conner and Mary Elizabeth Hill Conner."
  6. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Andrew Nester obituary in the Feb 4, 2020 edition.
  7. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the W. Theodore Wilson obituary in the Apr 4, 1998 edition.

Karen I. Knoppow1

F, b. May 27, 1949, d. August 14, 2019
FatherAbraham J. "Abe" Knoppow1 b. October 16, 1906, d. May 10, 1970
MotherLillian Rae Shapiro1 b. July 16, 1907, d. December 23, 1996
     Karen I. Knoppow was buried at Clover Hill Park Cemetery, 2425 East Fourteen Mile Road, Birmingham, Oakland Co., Michigan.1 She Karen Knoppow, age 70, of Perrysburg, Ohio, formerly of Michigan, died August 14, 2019. Beloved daughter to the late Lillian and the late Abraham Knoppow. Cherished sister of Charles (Carol) Knoppow. Dear aunt of Adam (fiancee, Shannon Ledbetter) Filipkowski, Daniel (Sergio Ruiz) Filipkowski and Matthew Filipkowski. Treasured great-aunt of Benjamin and Austin. Officiating: Rabbi David Nelson, Cantor Samuel Greenbaum. Iinerment: Clover Hill Park Cemetery.1 She was born on May 27, 1949 at Chicago, Cook Co., Illinois.2 She died on August 14, 2019 at Perrysburg, Wood Co., Ohio, at age 70.1

Citations

  1. [S10055] Hebrew Memorial Chapel, online www.hebrewmemorial.org, From the Karen Knoppow obituary.
  2. [S560] Joan Glanz Rimmon, "Knoppow Family Researcher Joan Glanz Rimmon," e-mail to Scott Schaffer, Aug 17, 2004.

Marcus Felix "Mark" "Marx" "Marks" Hall1,2,3

M, b. February 7, 1877, d. February 22, 1957
FatherJackson Lemuel Hall2,1,4,5 b. April 1, 1853, d. April 20, 1943
MotherIsabelle Jane Likens2,1,4,5 b. March 26, 1853, d. December 28, 1936
     Marcus Felix "Mark" "Marx" "Marks" Hall was buried at Hall Cemetery, Rt. 680, 1.4 miles from Rt. 860, 0.5 miles into a corn field, Copper Hill, Floyd Co., Virginia.3 He was born on February 7, 1877 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,6 He married Sarah Jane "Sally" Conner, daughter of Andrew C. Conner and Matilda Ann Walters, on May 31, 1894 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2 Marcus Felix "Mark" "Marx" "Marks" Hall and Sarah Jane "Sally" Conner were divorced before June 12, 1900.5 Marcus Felix "Mark" "Marx" "Marks" Hall married Mary Della Wilson, daughter of James Tazwell Wilson and Lyda Adeline Shockey, on January 28, 1906 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,3 Marcus Felix "Mark" "Marx" "Marks" Hall died on February 22, 1957 at Copper Hill, Floyd Co., Virginia, at age 80.3

Census Records

1880Dwelling 70, District 29, Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia4
1890Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia7
1900Dwelling 168, District 17, Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia5
1910Dwelling 28, District 50, Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia8
1920Dwelling 104, District 98, Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia9
1930Dwelling 60, District 7, Cave Spring, Roanoke Co., Virginia10
1940Dwelling 154, District 32-14, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia11

Occupation

1900Farm laborer5
1910Farmer8
1920Farm laborer9
1930Hired laborer10
1940Farmer11

Family 1

Sarah Jane "Sally" Conner b. April 30, 1864, d. January 12, 1929
Marriage*Marcus Felix "Mark" "Marx" "Marks" Hall married Sarah Jane "Sally" Conner, daughter of Andrew C. Conner and Matilda Ann Walters, on May 31, 1894 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2 
Divorce* Marcus Felix "Mark" "Marx" "Marks" Hall and Sarah Jane "Sally" Conner were divorced before June 12, 1900.5 

Family 2

Mary Della Wilson b. February 12, 1884, d. September 7, 1973
Marriage*Marcus Felix "Mark" "Marx" "Marks" Hall married Mary Della Wilson, daughter of James Tazwell Wilson and Lyda Adeline Shockey, on January 28, 1906 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,3 
Children

Citations

  1. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  3. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  4. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S533] National Archives and Records Administration, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-18.
  7. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  10. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  11. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  12. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  13. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Alma Gay Graighead obituary in the Jun 10, 1996 edition.
  14. [S1569] Funeral records of Mr. Marion Thomas Hall, online http://www.rootsweb.com/~vafloyd/recordsofmarionthomashall.htm
  15. [S5223] Social Security Administration, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.

Izola Elmer Stump1,2,3,4

F, b. July 8, 1891, d. March 23, 1974
FatherSilas Edward Stump1,3,4 b. October 3, 1871, d. July 15, 1903
MotherLucinda Abigail "Abbie" Conner5,1,3,4 b. May 17, 1870, d. October 19, 1964
     Izola Elmer Stump was buried at Washington National Cemetery, Suitland, Prince George's Co., Maryland.3 Her Social Security Number was 226-96-8155.6 She was born on July 8, 1891 at Floyd Co., Virginia; Her death certificate has a birth year of 1890.6,1,2,3 She married Charles Wootsen Morris on June 18, 1925.1 As of June 18, 1925,her married name was Morris. Izola Elmer Stump and Charles Wootsen Morris were divorced on May 4, 1940 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.1,2 Izola Elmer Stump married John Rufus Cooper on July 15, 1940.1,3 As of July 15, 1940,her married name was Cooper. Izola Elmer Stump died on March 23, 1974 at Richmond, Virginia, at age 82.6,3

Census Records

1910Dwelling 159, District 92, Alleghany, Montgomery Co., Virginia5
1930Dwelling 293, District 4, Radford, Virginia7

Family 1

Charles Wootsen Morris b. November 23, 1880, d. January 21, 1961
Marriage*Izola Elmer Stump married Charles Wootsen Morris on June 18, 1925.1 
Divorce* Izola Elmer Stump and Charles Wootsen Morris were divorced on May 4, 1940 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.1,2 

Family 2

John Rufus Cooper b. April 19, 1882, d. November 13, 1964
Marriage*Izola Elmer Stump married John Rufus Cooper on July 15, 1940.1,3 

Citations

  1. [S582] John Winfield Spangler, John Winfield Spangler Research Papers.
  2. [S5151] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Divorce Records, 1918-2014.
  3. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  4. [S5223] Social Security Administration, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.
  5. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  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.

Alice Roberta Stump1

F, b. October 18, 1892, d. April, 1978
FatherSilas Edward Stump1 b. October 3, 1871, d. July 15, 1903
MotherLucinda Abigail "Abbie" Conner1 b. May 17, 1870, d. October 19, 1964
     Alice Roberta Stump was born on October 18, 1892 at Virginia.1 She married Edward Daniel "Eddie" Wright on April 26, 1909.1 As of April 26, 1909,her married name was Wright. Alice Roberta Stump died in April, 1978 at Riverdale, Prince George's Co., Maryland, at age 85.1

Census Records

1920Dwelling 279, District 117, Big Lick, Roanoke Co., Virginia2
1930Dwelling 10, District 132, Washington, D.C.3
1940Dwelling 42, District 354, Washington, D.C.4

Family

Edward Daniel "Eddie" Wright b. March 20, 1886, d. November 2, 1950
Marriage*Alice Roberta Stump married Edward Daniel "Eddie" Wright on April 26, 1909.1 
Children

Citations

  1. [S582] John Winfield Spangler, John Winfield Spangler Research Papers.
  2. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  6. [S2257] Fair View Cemetery, Roanoke VA, online http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&GSln=poff&GSbyrel=in&GSdyrel=in&GSst=48&GScntry=4&GSob=n&GSsr=81&GRid=55882186&CRid=50186&df=all&
  7. [S5223] Social Security Administration, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.
  8. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  9. [S5391] Shenandoah Valley-Herald, From the Lena May Killingbeck obituary in the Dec 21, 2012 edition.

Nathan Hersh Knoppow1,2,3

M, b. September 12, 1907, d. July 29, 1974
FatherSimon "Shimon" Knoppow4,2,5 b. June 14, 1876, d. April 3, 1955
MotherChernia "Jennie" Suknow4,2,5 b. February 15, 1881, d. September 6, 1945
     His Social Security Number was 376-24-0098.6 Nathan Hersh Knoppow was buried at Congregation Beth Tefilo Cemetery, 21905 Woodward Avenue, Ferndale, Oakland Co., Michigan.3 He was born on September 12, 1907 at Kozeletz, Russia.7,6,5 He married Bess "Bessie" Kaplan on April 3, 1938 at Detroit, Wayne Co., Michigan.1,2 Nathan Hersh Knoppow married Sylvia Averbach on June 11, 1974 at Detroit, Wayne Co., Michigan.1 Nathan Hersh Knoppow died on July 29, 1974 at Oak Park, Oakland Co., Michigan, at age 66.7,3

Census Records

1930Dwelling 21, District 216, Detroit, Wayne Co., Michigan4
1940Dwelling 257, District 84-551, Detroit, Wayne Co., Michigan8

Occupation

1930Post office worker4
1940Postal clerk8

Family 1

Bess "Bessie" Kaplan b. September 7, 1910, d. November 19, 1972
Marriage*Nathan Hersh Knoppow married Bess "Bessie" Kaplan on April 3, 1938 at Detroit, Wayne Co., Michigan.1,2 
Children

Family 2

Sylvia Averbach b. May 12, 1901, d. March 16, 1995
Marriage*Nathan Hersh Knoppow married Sylvia Averbach on June 11, 1974 at Detroit, Wayne Co., Michigan.1 

Citations

  1. [S560] Joan Glanz Rimmon, "Knoppow Family Researcher Joan Glanz Rimmon," e-mail to Scott Schaffer, Aug 17, 2004.
  2. [S5262] Division for Vital Records and Health Statistics Michigan Department of Community Health, Michigan, Marriage Records, 1867-1952.
  3. [S6434] Congregation Beth Tefilo Cemetery, Oakland Co., MI, online http://www.findagrave.com/
  4. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S6433] Chicago, Illinois National Archives at Chicago, Michigan, Federal Naturalization Records, 1887-1931.
  6. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  7. [S918] Michigan Department of Vital and Health Records, Michigan Death Index, 1971-1996.
  8. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.

Leonard Allen Stump1,2,3,4

M, b. September 3, 1894, d. February 23, 1956
FatherSilas Edward Stump3,4 b. October 3, 1871, d. July 15, 1903
MotherLucinda Abigail "Abbie" Conner5,3,4 b. May 17, 1870, d. October 19, 1964
     Leonard Allen Stump was buried at Sherwood Burial Park, 1045 Lynchburg Turnpike, Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia.4 He was born on September 3, 1894 at Check, Floyd Co., Virginia.2,3,4 He married Sylvia Ruth Hamilton circa 1916.1,6,3 Leonard Allen Stump died on February 23, 1956 at Roanoke, Virginia, at age 61.4

Census Records

1910Dwelling 159, District 92, Alleghany, Montgomery Co., Virginia5
1920Dwelling 222, District 41, Melrose Ward, Roanoke, Virginia7
1930Dwelling 116, District 122, Washington, D.C.Enumerated in the household of his uncle George Tildon Stump6
1940Dwelling 138, District 81-4F, North Roanoke, Roanoke Co., Virginia8

Occupation

1920Railroad iron worker7
1930Iron works construction worker6
1940Steel worker8

Family

Sylvia Ruth Hamilton b. April 30, 1891, d. April 7, 1977
Marriage*Leonard Allen Stump married Sylvia Ruth Hamilton circa 1916.1,6,3 
Children

Citations

  1. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Leonard Carl Stump obituary in the May 4, 2002 edition.
  2. [S533] National Archives and Records Administration, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-18.
  3. [S582] John Winfield Spangler, John Winfield Spangler Research Papers.
  4. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  5. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Ruth S. Martin obituary in the May 14, 1998 edition.
  10. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Nina M. Saul obituary in the Nov 17, 2003 edition.
  11. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.

Joseph Lagriffa Stump1

M, b. May 13, 1896, d. June 1, 1918
FatherSilas Edward Stump1 b. October 3, 1871, d. July 15, 1903
MotherLucinda Abigail "Abbie" Conner2,1 b. May 17, 1870, d. October 19, 1964
     Joseph Lagriffa Stump was buried at Aisne-Marne American Cemetery and Memorial, Belleau, France.2 He was born on May 13, 1896 at Floyd Co., Virginia.3,1 He died on June 1, 1918 at France at age 22; Killed in action while serving as a wagoneer in the American Expedionary Force during WWI.4

Census Records

1910Dwelling 53, District 53, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia5

Citations

  1. [S582] John Winfield Spangler, John Winfield Spangler Research Papers.
  2. [S1150] Patricia and Cecilia Palin Sewell, Relatives of World War I Veterans.
  3. [S533] National Archives and Records Administration, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-18.
  4. [S6301] Aisne-Marne American Cemetery and Memorial, France, online http://www.findagrave.com/
  5. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.