Maude C. Conner1,2

F, b. October 26, 1902, d. March 8, 1958
FatherWilliam Riley Conner3,4,1,2 b. February 16, 1868, d. October 24, 1943
MotherLillie Virginia Custer3,4,1,2 b. November 8, 1873, d. March 6, 1955
     Maude C. Conner was buried at Copper Hill Church of the Brethren Cemetery, 8838 Floyd Hwy N. US Hwy 221, Copper Hill, Floyd Co., Virginia.5,2 She was born on October 26, 1902 at Floyd Co., Virginia.5,3,2 She married Merriman Flemon Poff, son of Samuel Slick "Sam" Poff and Mary J. Price, on December 29, 1920 at Floyd Co., Virginia.3,2 As of December 29, 1920,her married name was Poff. Maude C. Conner died on March 8, 1958 at Roanoke, Virginia, at age 55.2

Census Records

1910Dwelling 143, District 51, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia4
1920Dwelling 7, District 100, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia1
1930Dwelling 57, District 14, Election District 14, Harford Co., Maryland6

Family

Merriman Flemon Poff b. May 26, 1895, d. December 24, 1972
Marriage*Maude C. Conner married Merriman Flemon Poff, son of Samuel Slick "Sam" Poff and Mary J. Price, on December 29, 1920 at Floyd Co., Virginia.3,2 
Child

Citations

  1. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  3. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  4. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S104] Billy and Juanita Grice, Cemeteries in Floyd County.
  6. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Marvin Arlis Poff obitutary in the Jul 13, 1995 edition.
  8. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.

Mary Ann Conner1,2

F, b. November 5, 1812, d. July 21, 1872
FatherRev. Daniel I. Conner Jr.3,4,2 b. January 10, 1778, d. July 8, 1841
MotherRebecca Smith3,4,2 b. June 29, 1788, d. December 14, 1847
     Mary Ann Conner was buried at Highland Cemetery, Eddyville, Harrison Township, Mahaska Co., Iowa.5 She was born on November 5, 1812 at Fayette Co., Indiana.3,4,2 She married Aaron Oldham on December 15, 1831 at Rush Co., Indiana.3,6,2 As of December 15, 1831,her married name was Oldham. Mary Ann Conner died on July 21, 1872 at Eddyville, Harrison Township, Mahaska Co., Iowa, at age 59.3,4

Census Records

1850Dwelling 1253, Van Buren Township, Shelby Co., Indiana7
1860Dwelling 235, Harrison Township, Mahaska Co., Iowa1
1870Dwelling 87, Harrison Township, Mahaska Co., Iowa8

Family

Aaron Oldham b. July 15, 1812, d. March 12, 1877
Marriage*Mary Ann Conner married Aaron Oldham on December 15, 1831 at Rush Co., Indiana.3,6,2 
Children

Citations

  1. [S301] National Archives and Records Administration, 1860 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S447] Oldham Database, online http://awt.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=oldham&id=I04834
  3. [S45] Bill & Barbara Ziegenmeyer, "Conner - Smith Family History," e-mail to Scott Schaffer, Apr 16, 2003.
  4. [S411] B. J. Conner, The Conner Family 1736-1997.
  5. [S22] FamilySearch Internet Search, online http://www.familysearch.org/Eng/Search/frameset_search.asp
  6. [S445] Indiana State Library Genealogy Database: Marriages through 1850, online http://199.8.200.229/db/marriages_search.asp
  7. [S153] National Archives and Records Administration, 1850 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S166] National Archives and Records Administration, 1870 United States Federal Census.

Sarah Agee1,2

F, b. November 9, 1844, d. March 6, 1936
FatherJohn Agee1,2 b. January 13, 1822, d. October 28, 1901
MotherLucinda R. Wood1,2 b. May 3, 1823, d. June 23, 1900
     Sarah Agee was buried at Radford Cemetery, just off the Blue Ridge Parkway on Route 888, Floyd Co., Virginia.3 She was born on November 9, 1844 at Floyd Co., Virginia.3,1,2 She married Joshua R. Radford, son of James Tazwell Radford Jr. and Lydia M. Janney, on November 8, 1867 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,1 As of November 8, 1867,her married name was Radford. Sarah Agee died on March 6, 1936 at age 91.3

Census Records

1890Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia4

Family

Joshua R. Radford b. April, 1846, d. June 24, 1927
Marriage*Sarah Agee married Joshua R. Radford, son of James Tazwell Radford Jr. and Lydia M. Janney, on November 8, 1867 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,1 
Children

Citations

  1. [S400] Russell E. Fisher & Jill Fisher Bass, Notes on the Family of Joshua "Bird" Agee.
  2. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  3. [S211] Ruth G. Hale, Radford Cemetery, Floyd Co., VA.
  4. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S33] Surnames of Families of Floyd Co., Virginia, online http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~barbr/zz_main_contents.htm

James Tazwell Radford Jr.1,2

M, b. November 27, 1821, d. December 6, 1896
FatherJoshua Radford2 b. circa 1794, d. February 14, 1864
MotherElizabeth Smith2 d. September 5, 1872
     James Tazwell Radford Jr. was buried at Radford Cemetery, just off the Blue Ridge Parkway on Route 888, Floyd Co., Virginia.1 He was born on November 27, 1821 at Virginia.1 He married Lydia M. Janney on November 15, 1845 at Franklin Co., Virginia.2 James Tazwell Radford Jr. died on December 6, 1896 at age 75.1

Census Records

1890Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia3

Family

Lydia M. Janney b. May 2, 1823, d. June 29, 1913
Marriage*James Tazwell Radford Jr. married Lydia M. Janney on November 15, 1845 at Franklin Co., Virginia.2 
Child

Citations

  1. [S211] Ruth G. Hale, Radford Cemetery, Floyd Co., VA.
  2. [S1570] Descendants of James Tazewell (Snr.) Radford, online http://www.rootsweb.com/~vafloyd/desc_james_tazewell_radford.html
  3. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  5. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.

Lydia M. Janney1

F, b. May 2, 1823, d. June 29, 1913
     Lydia M. Janney was buried at Radford Cemetery, just off the Blue Ridge Parkway on Route 888, Floyd Co., Virginia.2 She was born on May 2, 1823 at Virginia.2 She married James Tazwell Radford Jr., son of Joshua Radford and Elizabeth Smith, on November 15, 1845 at Franklin Co., Virginia.1 As of November 15, 1845,her married name was Radford. Lydia M. Janney died on June 29, 1913 at age 90.2

Census Records

1890Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia3

Family

James Tazwell Radford Jr. b. November 27, 1821, d. December 6, 1896
Marriage*Lydia M. Janney married James Tazwell Radford Jr., son of Joshua Radford and Elizabeth Smith, on November 15, 1845 at Franklin Co., Virginia.1 
Child

Citations

  1. [S1570] Descendants of James Tazewell (Snr.) Radford, online http://www.rootsweb.com/~vafloyd/desc_james_tazewell_radford.html
  2. [S211] Ruth G. Hale, Radford Cemetery, Floyd Co., VA.
  3. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  5. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.

James Matthew "Mat" Collins1

M, b. May, 1840
FatherThomas Collins2,3 b. circa 1800, d. March 10, 1881
MotherElizabeth Boothe3
     James Matthew "Mat" Collins was born in May, 1840 at Floyd Co., Virginia.3,4 He married Sarah Ann/Annie Conner, daughter of Peter R. Conner and Mary P. Martin, on August 10, 1865 at Floyd Co., Virginia.3 James Matthew "Mat" Collins married Eva S. Jarel on January 16, 1919 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2

Census Records

1860Dwelling 461, Copper Hill, Floyd Co., VirginiaEmumerated along with his brother John in the household of William R. Conner5
1870Dwelling 149, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia6
1880Dwelling 343, District 30, Floyd Co., Virginia7
1890Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia8
1900Dwelling 27, District 20, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia4
1910Dwelling 113, District 53, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia9
1920Dwelling 121, District 102, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia1

Occupation

1860Farmer5
1870Blacksmith6
1880Blacksmith7
1900Farmer and blacksmith4
1910Farmer9
1919Farmer2
1920Farmer1

Family 1

Sarah Ann/Annie Conner b. April 22, 1850, d. November 29, 1914
Marriage*James Matthew "Mat" Collins married Sarah Ann/Annie Conner, daughter of Peter R. Conner and Mary P. Martin, on August 10, 1865 at Floyd Co., Virginia.3 
Children

Family 2

Eva S. Jarel b. circa 1861
Marriage*James Matthew "Mat" Collins married Eva S. Jarel on January 16, 1919 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2 

Citations

  1. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  3. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  4. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S301] National Archives and Records Administration, 1860 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S166] National Archives and Records Administration, 1870 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 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. [S331] William Lindsay Lawrence, Judy G. Blackwell, Erma C. Sowers, and Mabel Collins Willis Ora Belle Mayberry McColeman, Descendants of Elder John Lawrence.
  12. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  13. [S349] Erma C. Sowers, A Report on the Descendants of Henry Iddings and Abigail Richardson.
  14. [S549] Beth Fridley, Floyd Co., Virginia, Birth Records, 1873-1879.
  15. [S567] Beth Fridley, Floyd Co., Virginia, Birth Records, 1880-1884.

Ira Ennis Collins1,2,3

M, b. October 25, 1866, d. April 5, 1946
FatherJames Matthew "Mat" Collins1,4,5,6,7,3 b. May, 1840
MotherSarah Ann/Annie Conner1,4,5,6,7,3 b. April 22, 1850, d. November 29, 1914
     Ira Ennis Collins was buried at Evergreen Burial Park, 1307 Summit Ave SW, Roanoke, Virginia.2,3 He was born on October 25, 1866 at Floyd Co., Virginia.5,6,3 He married Nora Lee Lawrence, daughter of Isaac Benjamin Lawrence and Nancy Board, on October 23, 1890 at Floyd Co., Virginia.6,7,2 Ira Ennis Collins died on April 5, 1946 at Big Lick, Roanoke Co., Virginia, at age 79.2,3

Census Records

1870Dwelling 149, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia1
1880Dwelling 343, District 30, Floyd Co., Virginia4
1890Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia8
1900Dwelling 112, District 19, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia9
1910Dwelling 144, District 52, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia10
1920Dwelling 174, District 128, Roanoke, Virginia11
1930Dwelling 137, District 11, Roanoke, Virginia12
1940Dwelling 195, District 119-20, Roanoke, Virginia13

Occupation

1900Farmer9
1910Lumber hauler10

Family

Nora Lee Lawrence b. January 17, 1874, d. May 15, 1934
Marriage*Ira Ennis Collins married Nora Lee Lawrence, daughter of Isaac Benjamin Lawrence and Nancy Board, on October 23, 1890 at Floyd Co., Virginia.6,7,2 
Children

Citations

  1. [S166] National Archives and Records Administration, 1870 United States Federal Census.
  2. [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&
  3. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  4. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S325] Beth Fridley, Floyd Co., Virginia, Birth Records, 1853-1873.
  6. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  7. [S331] William Lindsay Lawrence, Judy G. Blackwell, Erma C. Sowers, and Mabel Collins Willis Ora Belle Mayberry McColeman, Descendants of Elder John Lawrence.
  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. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  14. [S2723] Roanoke City VA Archives - Evergreen Cemetery, online http://files.usgwarchives.org/va/roanokecity/cemeteries/

Elkanah Lewis "Eli" Collins1,2,3,4

M, b. June 12, 1868
FatherJames Matthew "Mat" Collins2,5,6,3 b. May, 1840
MotherSarah Ann/Annie Conner2,5,6,3 b. April 22, 1850, d. November 29, 1914
     Elkanah Lewis "Eli" Collins was born on June 12, 1868 at Floyd Co., Virginia.6,3 He married Alice Mary Walters, daughter of Jacob B. Walters and Elizabeth Aliff, on January 1, 1891 at Floyd Co., Virginia.3

Census Records

1870Dwelling 149, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia2
1880Dwelling 343, District 30, Floyd Co., Virginia5
1890Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia1
1900Dwelling 126, District 74, Cave Spring, Roanoke Co., Virginia7
1910Dwelling 69, District 128, Big Lick, Roanoke Co., Virginia8
1920Dwelling 101, District 128, Raleigh Court Ward, Roanoke, Virginia4

Occupation

1900Carpenter7
1910Carpenter8
1920Carpenter4

Family

Alice Mary Walters b. May 22, 1868, d. January 1, 1957
Marriage*Elkanah Lewis "Eli" Collins married Alice Mary Walters, daughter of Jacob B. Walters and Elizabeth Aliff, on January 1, 1891 at Floyd Co., Virginia.3 
Children

Citations

  1. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S166] National Archives and Records Administration, 1870 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  4. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S325] Beth Fridley, Floyd Co., Virginia, Birth Records, 1853-1873.
  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. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.

Samuel Wilson1,2,3

M, b. 1798, d. August 10, 1883
FatherJoshua Wilson b. circa 1764
MotherSarah Likens b. circa 1768
     Samuel Wilson was buried at McNeil Cemetery, Diamond Knob Road, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia.1 He was born in 1798 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.1 He married Mahala Lykins, daughter of Jonas Lykins and Lydia Wilson, on May 31, 1819 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.2 Samuel Wilson died on August 10, 1883 at Floyd Co., Virginia.4

Census Records

1820Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia3

Family

Mahala Lykins b. circa 1798, d. August 18, 1883
Marriage*Samuel Wilson married Mahala Lykins, daughter of Jonas Lykins and Lydia Wilson, on May 31, 1819 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.2 
Children

Citations

  1. [S210] Maynard McNeil, McNeil Cemetery.
  2. [S280] Anne Lowry Worrell, A Brief of Wills and Marriages in Montgomery and Fincastle Counties, Virginia, 1733-1831.
  3. [S409] National Archives and Records Administration, 1820 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S33] Surnames of Families of Floyd Co., Virginia, online http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~barbr/zz_main_contents.htm
  5. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.

James Peter "Jim" Collins1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10

M, b. December 9, 1873, d. November 27, 1960
FatherJames Matthew "Mat" Collins2,4,11,7,10 b. May, 1840
MotherSarah Ann/Annie Conner2,4,11,7,10 b. April 22, 1850, d. November 29, 1914
     James Peter "Jim" Collins was buried at Head of the River Cemetery (also known as Salem Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery), Rt. 221, Check, Floyd Co., Virginia.1,10 He was born on December 9, 1873 at Floyd Co., Virginia; On his WWI Draft Registration card he lists his birth date as Dec 9, 1874, and the Floyd Co. Birth Index has a date of Dec 23, 1873.1,11,9,10 He married Minnie C. Stump, daughter of James Andrew Stump and Sarah Jane Poff, on August 26, 1900 at Floyd Co., Virginia.7 James Peter "Jim" Collins died on November 27, 1960 at Callaway, Franklin Co., Virginia, at age 86.1,10

Census Records

1880Dwelling 343, District 30, Floyd Co., Virginia2
1890Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia3
1900Dwelling 27, District 20, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia4
1910Dwelling 108, District 51, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia5
1920Dwelling 24, District 46, Blackwater, Franklin Co., Virginia6
1930Dwelling 111, District 2, Blackwater, Franklin Co., Virginia8
1940Dwelling 179, District 34-1, Blackwater, Franklin Co., Virginia12

Occupation

1910Grist mill miller5
1920Blacksmith6
1930Blacksmith8
1940Blacksmith12

Family

Minnie C. Stump b. March 10, 1883, d. June 13, 1933
Marriage*James Peter "Jim" Collins married Minnie C. Stump, daughter of James Andrew Stump and Sarah Jane Poff, on August 26, 1900 at Floyd Co., Virginia.7 
Children

Citations

  1. [S104] Billy and Juanita Grice, Cemeteries in Floyd County.
  2. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  8. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S533] National Archives and Records Administration, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-18.
  10. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  11. [S325] Beth Fridley, Floyd Co., Virginia, Birth Records, 1853-1873.
  12. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  13. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Mary Katherine Collins obituary in the Dec 31, 2003 edition.

William Conner1,2,3,4

M, b. October 31, 1814, d. after 1884
FatherRev. Daniel I. Conner Jr.5,1,6 b. January 10, 1778, d. July 8, 1841
MotherRebecca Smith5,1,6 b. June 29, 1788, d. December 14, 1847
     William Conner was born on October 31, 1814 at Fayette Co., Indiana.6 He married Elizabeth Smith on February 27, 1837 at Fountain Co., Indiana.3,2 William Conner married Rose Ann Hedges, daughter of Isaac Hedges and Maria D. Neely, on March 2, 1858 at Coles Co., Illinois.4,6 William Conner died after 1884.

Census Records

1840Moral Township, Shelby Co., IndianaThe enumeration reads 1 male 20-30 and 1 female 20-307
1860Dwelling 1156, Crooked Creek Township, Jasper Co., Illinois8
1870Dwelling 113, Crooked Creek Township, Jasper Co., Illinois9
1880Dwelling 270, District 158, Crooked Creek Township, Jasper Co., Illinois10

Occupation

1860Farmer8
1870Farmer9
1880Farmer10

Family 1

Elizabeth Smith b. January, 1816, d. July 20, 1857
Marriage*William Conner married Elizabeth Smith on February 27, 1837 at Fountain Co., Indiana.3,2 

Family 2

Rose Ann Hedges b. 1837
Marriage*William Conner married Rose Ann Hedges, daughter of Isaac Hedges and Maria D. Neely, on March 2, 1858 at Coles Co., Illinois.4,6 
Children

Citations

  1. [S411] B. J. Conner, The Conner Family 1736-1997.
  2. [S419] Jordan Dodd, Indiana Marriages to 1850.
  3. [S445] Indiana State Library Genealogy Database: Marriages through 1850, online http://199.8.200.229/db/marriages_search.asp
  4. [S440] Illinois State Archives & the Illinois State Genealogical Society, Illinois Statewide Marriage Index, 1763–1900.
  5. [S45] Bill & Barbara Ziegenmeyer, "Conner - Smith Family History," e-mail to Scott Schaffer, Apr 16, 2003.
  6. [S3904] Unknown author, 1884 History of Cumberland, Jasper, and Richland County, Illinois.
  7. [S414] National Archives and Records Administration, 1840 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S301] National Archives and Records Administration, 1860 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S166] National Archives and Records Administration, 1870 United States Federal Census.
  10. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.

Homer Howard Collins1,2,3,4

M, b. December 3, 1875, d. February, 1966
FatherJames Matthew "Mat" Collins1,5,3 b. May, 1840
MotherSarah Ann/Annie Conner1,5,3 b. April 22, 1850, d. November 29, 1914
     Homer Howard Collins was buried at Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens, 5737 Airport Road NW, Roanoke, Virginia.6 He was born on December 3, 1875 at Floyd Co., Virginia; On his WWI Draft Registration card he lists his birth date as Dec 4, 1875.5,3,7 He married Ellen Ledora "Ella" Hollins, daughter of William Hollins and Charity Ann Nowlin, on October 12, 1899 at Graysville, Floyd Co., Virginia.3 Homer Howard Collins died in February, 1966 at age 90.6

Census Records

1880Dwelling 343, District 30, Floyd Co., Virginia1
1890Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia2
1910Dwelling 114, District 53, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia8
1920Dwelling 99, District 50, Big Creek, McDowell Co., West Virginia9
1930Dwelling 532, District 2, Big Lick, Roanoke Co., Virginia10

Occupation

1910Farmer8
1920Blacksmith9
1930Building contractor10

Family

Ellen Ledora "Ella" Hollins b. May, 1881, d. December, 1962
Marriage*Homer Howard Collins married Ellen Ledora "Ella" Hollins, daughter of William Hollins and Charity Ann Nowlin, on October 12, 1899 at Graysville, Floyd Co., Virginia.3 
Children

Citations

  1. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  4. [S2226] Margaret Ann West Amos, "Conner/Collins," e-mail to Scott Schaffer, Mar 8, 2011.
  5. [S549] Beth Fridley, Floyd Co., Virginia, Birth Records, 1873-1879.
  6. [S2265] Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens, 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=241&GRid=44634996&CRid=49500&df=all&
  7. [S533] National Archives and Records Administration, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-18.
  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. [S1863] Beckley Post Herald, From the Hester B. West obituary in the May 9, 1947 edition.
  12. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  13. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Robinson-Collins marriage record.
  14. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the West-Collins marriage record.
  15. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Hester Brier West death certificate.

Robert Walter Collins1,2,3,4

M, b. December 4, 1881, d. February 25, 1953
FatherJames Matthew "Mat" Collins5,6,2,4 b. May, 1840
MotherSarah Ann/Annie Conner5,6,2,4 b. April 22, 1850, d. November 29, 1914
     Robert Walter Collins was buried at Charles Benjamin Cooper Cemetery, Rt. 806, 0.4 miles from Rt. 640, Six Mile Post Road, Franklin Co., Virginia.1,4 He was born on December 4, 1881 at Floyd Co., Virginia; The Floyd Co. Birth Index has a birth date of Dec 7, 1881 and on his WWI Draft Registration card and death certificate it is Dec 14, 1881.1,6,3,4 He married Martha Ellen Stump, daughter of James Thomas Stump and Nancy Frances Ferris, on July 7, 1905 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,1,4 Robert Walter Collins died on February 25, 1953 at Copper Hill, Floyd Co., Virginia, at age 71.1,4

Census Records

1890Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia7
1900Dwelling 27, District 20, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia5
1910Dwelling 197, District 114, Highland Ward, Roanoke, Virginia8
1920Dwelling 117, District 102, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia9
1930Dwelling 110, District 2, Blackwater, Franklin Co., Virginia10

Occupation

1910House carpenter8
1920Farmer9
1930Dairy farmer supervisor10

Family

Martha Ellen Stump b. June 14, 1886, d. April 23, 1980
Marriage*Robert Walter Collins married Martha Ellen Stump, daughter of James Thomas Stump and Nancy Frances Ferris, on July 7, 1905 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,1,4 
Children

Citations

  1. [S294] Franklin County Historical Society, Franklin County, VA Cemeteries.
  2. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  3. [S533] National Archives and Records Administration, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-18.
  4. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  5. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S567] Beth Fridley, Floyd Co., Virginia, Birth Records, 1880-1884.
  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. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Edith Collins Young obituary in the Jan 20, 2009 edition.

Minnie Odell Collins1,2,3,4,5

F, b. March 24, 1886, d. March 11, 1963
FatherJames Matthew "Mat" Collins6,2,5 b. May, 1840
MotherSarah Ann/Annie Conner6,2,5 b. April 22, 1850, d. November 29, 1914
     Minnie Odell Collins was buried at Greenwood Cemetery, Bedford, Bedford Co., Virginia.5 She was born on March 24, 1886 at Floyd Co., Virginia.5 She married James A. Garfield Yopp, son of Samuel E. Yopp and Sarah D. Underwood, on February 5, 1903 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2 As of February 5, 1903,her married name was Yopp. Minnie Odell Collins and James A. Garfield Yopp were divorced on July 10, 1945 at Floyd Co., Virginia.7 As of April 6, 1949,her married name was Hall.8 Minnie Odell Collins married Joseph Wanless Hall on April 6, 1949 at Bedford Co., Virginia.8,5 Minnie Odell Collins died on March 11, 1963 at Roanoke, Virginia, at age 76.5

Census Records

1890Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia1
1900Dwelling 27, District 20, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia6
1910Dwelling 4, District 53, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia9
1930Dwelling 82, District 16, Otter, Bedford Co., Virginia10

Family 1

James A. Garfield Yopp b. February 9, 1878, d. January 3, 1955
Marriage*Minnie Odell Collins married James A. Garfield Yopp, son of Samuel E. Yopp and Sarah D. Underwood, on February 5, 1903 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2 
Divorce* Minnie Odell Collins and James A. Garfield Yopp were divorced on July 10, 1945 at Floyd Co., Virginia.7 
Children

Family 2

Joseph Wanless Hall b. April 23, 1880, d. April 1, 1954
Marriage*Minnie Odell Collins married Joseph Wanless Hall on April 6, 1949 at Bedford Co., Virginia.8,5 

Citations

  1. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  3. [S684] Jack Spangler (nephew), "James Yopp," e-mail to Scott Schaffer, Feb 2, 2005.
  4. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Ella Bly Yopp McFall obituary in the Jan 18, 2001 edition.
  5. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  6. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S5151] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Divorce Records, 1918-2014.
  8. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  9. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  10. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  11. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Anna Mae Yopp Thienel obituary in the Sep 24, 2009 edition.
  12. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Nelson Lewis Yopp obituary in the Jun 11, 1989 edition.

Nannie Byron Manning1,2,3

F, b. August 30, 1895, d. November 17, 1980
FatherWilliam Pleasant Manning4 b. August 13, 1849, d. May, 1906
MotherPriscilla Ann Conner4,1 b. August 3, 1854, d. June 19, 1931
     Nannie Byron Manning was buried at Restvale Cemetery, Rt. 221, Check, Floyd Co., Virginia.5,3 Her Social Security Number was 226-70-6768.6 She was born on August 30, 1895 at Virginia; Her death certificate has a birth date of Aug 28, 1894.4,6,3 As of circa 1916,her married name was King.2,7 She married Oakley Albert King, son of Peter O. King and Mary Magdaline "Maggie" Conner, circa 1916.2,7,8,3 Nannie Byron Manning died on November 17, 1980 at Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia, at age 85.6,3

Census Records

1900Dwelling 332, District 61, Alleghany Springs, Montgomery Co., Virginia4
1910Dwelling 48, District 6, Alleghany Springs, Montgomery Co., Virginia1
1920Dwelling 77, District 123, Cave Spring, Roanoke Co., Virginia9
1930Dwelling 37, District 7, Cave Spring, Roanoke Co., Virginia7
1940Dwelling 95, District 81-13, Cave Spring, Roanoke Co., Virginia10

Family

Oakley Albert King b. October 25, 1886, d. January 7, 1945
Marriage*Nannie Byron Manning married Oakley Albert King, son of Peter O. King and Mary Magdaline "Maggie" Conner, circa 1916.2,7,8,3 
Children

Citations

  1. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Ollie Byron King Bartlett obituary in the Feb 16, 2010 edition.
  3. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  4. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S104] Billy and Juanita Grice, Cemeteries in Floyd County.
  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. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Hilton King obituary in the Oct 23, 2009 edition.
  9. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  10. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  11. [S12] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 5, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  12. [S1416] Sylvia Gearheart Alpert, Gerhart/Gearhart/Gearheart Family History.
  13. [S11] Effie King Brown, Descendants of John King 1759-1843.
  14. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  15. [S13] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 6, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  16. [S162] Sylvia Gearheart Albert, William G. "The Settler" Aldridge, Floyd Co., VA.

Roxie Elsie Manning

F, b. April 9, 1898, d. May 22, 1983
FatherWilliam Pleasant Manning1,2,3 b. August 13, 1849, d. May, 1906
MotherPriscilla Ann Conner1,4,2,3 b. August 3, 1854, d. June 19, 1931
     Roxie Elsie Manning was buried at Piedmont Cemetery, Rt. 11 to Shawsville, turn at nursing home, Rt. 637, about 8 miles on the left, Montgomery Co., Virginia.5,3 Her Social Security Number was 223-28-0504.6 She was born on April 9, 1898 at Virginia.5,6,1,3 She married Marshall Albert Sisson, son of John Andrew Sisson and Mary Elizabeth "Lizzie" Young, on December 24, 1918 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.2,3 As of December 24, 1918,her married name was Sisson. Roxie Elsie Manning died on May 22, 1983 at Blacksburg, Virginia, at age 85.5,3

Census Records

1900Dwelling 332, District 61, Alleghany Springs, Montgomery Co., Virginia1
1910Dwelling 48, District 6, Alleghany Springs, Montgomery Co., Virginia4
1920Dwelling 54, District 105, Alleghany Springs, Montgomery Co., Virginia7
1930Dwelling 116, District 2, Alleghany Springs, Montgomery Co., Virginia8

Family

Marshall Albert Sisson b. April 6, 1896, d. November 15, 1950
Marriage*Roxie Elsie Manning married Marshall Albert Sisson, son of John Andrew Sisson and Mary Elizabeth "Lizzie" Young, on December 24, 1918 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.2,3 
Children

Citations

  1. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S55] Montgomery Co., Virginia Court House, Register 2, Montgomery Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  3. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  4. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S240] Ruth G. Hale & Glenna G. Garner, Piedmont Cemetery, Montgomery Co., VA.
  6. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  7. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Leo Sisson Simpson obituary in the Nov 15, 2013 edition.
  10. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Iris Sisson Hunt obituary in the Jul 13, 2014 edition.
  11. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Cleo Sisson DeWeese obituary in the May 29, 2016 edition.
  12. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  13. [S557] VA Montgomery Co., Register 3, Montgomery Co., Virginia Marriage Records.

Tonzie Royoo Poff1,2,3

M, b. October 14, 1897, d. June 23, 1971
FatherJames Samuel A. Poff4,5,1,6,7 b. November 1, 1874, d. December 30, 1960
MotherLucy Mahaley Manning4,5,1,7 b. February 2, 1879, d. February 12, 1958
     Tonzie Royoo Poff was buried at Sherwood Burial Park, 1045 Lynchburg Turnpike, Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia.7 He was born on October 14, 1897 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,7 He married Ruth Elizabeth Young, daughter of Flemmon T. "Fleming" Young and Lina Patrie King, on March 6, 1918 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.1,7 Tonzie Royoo Poff died on June 23, 1971 at Roanoke, Virginia, at age 73.7

Census Records

1900Dwelling 254, District 20, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia4
1910Dwelling 117, District 6, Alleghany Springs, Montgomery Co., Virginia5
1920Dwelling 154, District 100, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia8
1930Dwelling 368, District 10, Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia9
1940Dwelling 82, District 81-20, Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia10

Occupation

1910Farm laborer5
1920Farmer8
1930Railroad shop electrician9
1940Railroad shop electrical plater10

Family

Ruth Elizabeth Young b. February 13, 1895, d. November 13, 1988
Marriage*Tonzie Royoo Poff married Ruth Elizabeth Young, daughter of Flemmon T. "Fleming" Young and Lina Patrie King, on March 6, 1918 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.1,7 
Children

Citations

  1. [S55] Montgomery Co., Virginia Court House, Register 2, Montgomery Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S533] National Archives and Records Administration, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-18.
  3. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  4. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the James Samuel Poff obituary in the Dec 31, 1960 edition.
  7. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  8. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  10. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  11. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Geneva Rosaland Poff Stump obituary in the Jun 16, 1999 edition.
  12. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Florence P. Williams obituary in the Jul 2, 2006 edition.
  13. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Ralph Benjamin Poff obituary in the Jun 16, 2009 edition.
  14. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Julian Poff obituary in the May 2, 1998 edition.
  15. [S5223] Social Security Administration, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.
  16. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the George Delano Poff obitutary in the Nov 30, 2003 edition.

Marshall Albert Sisson1,2

M, b. April 6, 1896, d. November 15, 1950
FatherJohn Andrew Sisson3,2 b. May 23, 1869, d. November 5, 1910
MotherMary Elizabeth "Lizzie" Young3,2 b. January 15, 1876, d. April 16, 1945
     Marshall Albert Sisson was buried at Piedmont Cemetery, Rt. 11 to Shawsville, turn at nursing home, Rt. 637, about 8 miles on the left, Montgomery Co., Virginia.1,2 He was born on April 6, 1896 at Otey, Montgomery Co., Virginia.1,4 He married Roxie Elsie Manning, daughter of William Pleasant Manning and Priscilla Ann Conner, on December 24, 1918 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.3,2 Marshall Albert Sisson died on November 15, 1950 at Roanoke, Virginia, at age 54.1,2

Census Records

1920Dwelling 54, District 105, Alleghany Springs, Montgomery Co., Virginia5
1930Dwelling 116, District 2, Alleghany Springs, Montgomery Co., Virginia6

Occupation

1920Farm laborer5
1930Farmer6

Family

Roxie Elsie Manning b. April 9, 1898, d. May 22, 1983
Marriage*Marshall Albert Sisson married Roxie Elsie Manning, daughter of William Pleasant Manning and Priscilla Ann Conner, on December 24, 1918 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.3,2 
Children

Citations

  1. [S240] Ruth G. Hale & Glenna G. Garner, Piedmont Cemetery, Montgomery Co., VA.
  2. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  3. [S55] Montgomery Co., Virginia Court House, Register 2, Montgomery Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  4. [S533] National Archives and Records Administration, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-18.
  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. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Leo Sisson Simpson obituary in the Nov 15, 2013 edition.
  8. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Iris Sisson Hunt obituary in the Jul 13, 2014 edition.
  9. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Cleo Sisson DeWeese obituary in the May 29, 2016 edition.
  10. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  11. [S557] VA Montgomery Co., Register 3, Montgomery Co., Virginia Marriage Records.

John Andrew Sisson1

M, b. May 23, 1869, d. November 5, 1910
FatherJames Madison Sisson1 b. October 4, 1831, d. November 23, 1900
MotherElizabeth Jane "Eliza" Coon1 b. March 7, 1834, d. September 13, 1884
     John Andrew Sisson was buried at Piedmont Cemetery, Rt. 11 to Shawsville, turn at nursing home, Rt. 637, about 8 miles on the left, Montgomery Co., Virginia.2 He was born on May 23, 1869 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,1 He married Mary Elizabeth "Lizzie" Young on December 10, 1891 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1 John Andrew Sisson died on November 5, 1910 at Montgomery Co., Virginia, at age 41.2

Occupation

1891Farmer1

Family

Mary Elizabeth "Lizzie" Young b. January 15, 1876, d. April 16, 1945
Marriage*John Andrew Sisson married Mary Elizabeth "Lizzie" Young on December 10, 1891 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1 
Child

Citations

  1. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S240] Ruth G. Hale & Glenna G. Garner, Piedmont Cemetery, Montgomery Co., VA.
  3. [S55] Montgomery Co., Virginia Court House, Register 2, Montgomery Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  4. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.

Nancy Conner1,2,3,4

F, b. December 11, 1819, d. September 19, 1881
FatherRev. Daniel I. Conner Jr.5,1,3,4 b. January 10, 1778, d. July 8, 1841
MotherRebecca Smith5,1,3,4 b. June 29, 1788, d. December 14, 1847
     Nancy Conner was buried at Aten Cemetery, Hildago, Crooked Creek Township, Jasper Co., Illinois.4 She was born on December 11, 1819 at Jennings Township, Fayette Co., Indiana.5,3,4 She married Isaac H. Hendricks, son of Samuel Hendricks and Mary Taylor, on January 30, 1845 at Shelby Co., Indiana.5,2,6,3,4 As of January 30, 1845,her married name was Hendricks. Nancy Conner died on September 19, 1881 at Crooked Creek Township, Jasper Co., Illinois, at age 61.5,3,4

Census Records

1860Dwelling 1123, Crooked Creek Township, Jasper Co., Illinois7
1870Dwelling 154, Crooked Creek Township, Jasper Co., Illinois8
1880Dwelling 209, District 158, Crooked Creek Township, Jasper Co., Illinois9

Family

Isaac H. Hendricks b. February 22, 1823, d. October 1, 1894
Marriage*Nancy Conner married Isaac H. Hendricks, son of Samuel Hendricks and Mary Taylor, on January 30, 1845 at Shelby Co., Indiana.5,2,6,3,4 
Child

Citations

  1. [S411] B. J. Conner, The Conner Family 1736-1997.
  2. [S419] Jordan Dodd, Indiana Marriages to 1850.
  3. [S459] Davee and Related Families, online http://www.famgen.net/davee/surnames.htm
  4. [S93] Bill & Barbara Ziegenmeyer, "Descendants of Samuel Hendricks," e-mail to Scott Schaffer, Apr 16, 2003.
  5. [S45] Bill & Barbara Ziegenmeyer, "Conner - Smith Family History," e-mail to Scott Schaffer, Apr 16, 2003.
  6. [S445] Indiana State Library Genealogy Database: Marriages through 1850, online http://199.8.200.229/db/marriages_search.asp
  7. [S301] National Archives and Records Administration, 1860 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S166] National Archives and Records Administration, 1870 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.

Mary Elizabeth "Lizzie" Young1

F, b. January 15, 1876, d. April 16, 1945
     Mary Elizabeth "Lizzie" Young was buried at Piedmont Cemetery, Rt. 11 to Shawsville, turn at nursing home, Rt. 637, about 8 miles on the left, Montgomery Co., Virginia.2 She was born on January 15, 1876 at Floyd, Floyd Co., Virginia.1,2 She married John Andrew Sisson, son of James Madison Sisson and Elizabeth Jane "Eliza" Coon, on December 10, 1891 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1 As of December 10, 1891,her married name was Sisson. Mary Elizabeth "Lizzie" Young died on April 16, 1945 at Montgomery Co., Virginia, at age 69.2

Census Records

1930Dwelling 116, District 2, Alleghany Springs, Montgomery Co., VirginiaEnumerated in the household of her son Marshall3

Family

John Andrew Sisson b. May 23, 1869, d. November 5, 1910
Marriage*Mary Elizabeth "Lizzie" Young married John Andrew Sisson, son of James Madison Sisson and Elizabeth Jane "Eliza" Coon, on December 10, 1891 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1 
Child

Citations

  1. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S240] Ruth G. Hale & Glenna G. Garner, Piedmont Cemetery, Montgomery Co., VA.
  3. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S55] Montgomery Co., Virginia Court House, Register 2, Montgomery Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  5. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.

Cleatus Elmo Sisson1,2,3

M, b. September 4, 1921, d. May 8, 1947
FatherMarshall Albert Sisson4,5,6 b. April 6, 1896, d. November 15, 1950
MotherRoxie Elsie Manning4,5,6 b. April 9, 1898, d. May 22, 1983
     Cleatus Elmo Sisson was buried at Piedmont Cemetery, Rt. 11 to Shawsville, turn at nursing home, Rt. 637, about 8 miles on the left, Montgomery Co., Virginia; His tombstone reads "VA TEC4 116 PORT BN TC WWII."1,2 He was born on September 4, 1921 at Shawsville, Montgomery Co., Virginia.1,2,3 He died on May 8, 1947 at age 25.2

Census Records

1930Dwelling 116, District 2, Alleghany Springs, Montgomery Co., Virginia4

Citations

  1. [S240] Ruth G. Hale & Glenna G. Garner, Piedmont Cemetery, Montgomery Co., VA.
  2. [S3565] The National Archives and Records Administration, U.S., Headstone Applications for Military Veterans, 1925-1963.
  3. [S3706] 1926–1975, RG 147. The National Archives at Atlanta, Atlanta, Georgia Records of the Selective Service System, U.S. WWII Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947.
  4. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Leo Sisson Simpson obituary in the Nov 15, 2013 edition.
  6. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Cleo Sisson DeWeese obituary in the May 29, 2016 edition.

Iris Mae Sisson1

F, b. October 2, 1919, d. July 8, 2014
FatherMarshall Albert Sisson2,3,4,5,6,1 b. April 6, 1896, d. November 15, 1950
MotherRoxie Elsie Manning2,3,4,5,6,1 b. April 9, 1898, d. May 22, 1983
     Iris Mae Sisson was buried at Piedmont Cemetery, Rt. 11 to Shawsville, turn at nursing home, Rt. 637, about 8 miles on the left, Montgomery Co., Virginia.5 She was born on October 2, 1919 at Shawsville, Montgomery Co., Virginia.7,1 She married Oba Malachi Hunt on September 4, 1939 at Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia.5,1,8 As of September 4, 1939,her married name was Hunt.1 Iris Mae Sisson died on July 8, 2014 at Virginia at age 94.5 She Iris Sisson Hunt, 94, of Salem (formerly of Christiansburg) went home to be with the Lord, Tuesday, July 8, 2014. She was preceded in death by her parents, Marshall A. and Roxie Manning Sission; husband, Oba M. Hunt; and son-in-law, Wayne Britt. She was a longtime member of Christiansburg Presbyterian Church and a member of the McDaniel Chapter of the Order of the Eastern Star. Iris retired from the Montgomery County Treasurers office after 25 years of service. Surviving are her daughter, Joan H. Britt; grandchildren, Kimberly Dorton and husband David, Adam Britt and wife Andra, Allen Britt and wife Amanda; great-grandchildren, Alexandra Britt, Brittney Dorton, Abigail Britt, Samuel Dorton, Anna Stuart Britt, Katherine Dorton, and Nicholas Britt; sister, Cleo S. DeWeese; and a number of nieces and nephews. In lieu of flowers the family requests that memorials be made to either Christiansburg Presbyterian Church, New Hope Presbyterian Church, or Good Samaritan Hospice. The family would like to thank the staff of the Joseph C. Thomas Center at Richfield for their love and compassion over the last 10 years. Funeral services will be conducted 11 a.m. Monday, July 14, 2014 at Simpson Funeral Home 5160 Peters Creek Road by the Rev. Cameron Smith. Interment will follow in Piedmont Cemetery. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service. Arrangements by Simpson Funeral Home. (540) 366-0707. on July 13, 2014.5

Census Records

1920Dwelling 54, District 105, Alleghany Springs, Montgomery Co., Virginia2
1930Dwelling 116, District 2, Alleghany Springs, Montgomery Co., Virginia3
1940Dwelling 101, District 61-2, Alleghany, Montgomery Co., Virginia9

Occupation

1940Stenographer9

Family

Oba Malachi Hunt b. January 6, 1915, d. July 18, 1955
Marriage*Iris Mae Sisson married Oba Malachi Hunt on September 4, 1939 at Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia.5,1,8 
Child
  • Iris Joan Hunt10,5,1

Citations

  1. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  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. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Leo Sisson Simpson obituary in the Nov 15, 2013 edition.
  5. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Iris Sisson Hunt obituary in the Jul 13, 2014 edition.
  6. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Cleo Sisson DeWeese obituary in the May 29, 2016 edition.
  7. [S1235] Ancestry.com, U.S. Public Records Index, Volume 1.
  8. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  9. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  10. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Wayne Allen Britt obituary in the Oct 23, 1997 edition.

Cleo Ferle Sisson1,2

F, b. September 8, 1923, d. May 29, 2016
FatherMarshall Albert Sisson3,4,5,1,2 b. April 6, 1896, d. November 15, 1950
MotherRoxie Elsie Manning3,4,5,1,2 b. April 9, 1898, d. May 22, 1983
     Cleo Ferle Sisson was buried at Copper Hill Church of the Brethren Cemetery, 8838 Floyd Hwy N. US Hwy 221, Copper Hill, Floyd Co., Virginia.1 She was born on September 8, 1923 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.2,6 She married William Calvin "Bill" DeWeese, son of William Curtis DeWeese and Sally Ann Mills, on November 18, 1943 at Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia.7,8,1,2 As of November 18, 1943,her married name was DeWeese.2 Cleo Ferle Sisson Cleo Sisson DeWeese, 92, of Bent Mountain, passed away on Thursday, May 26, 2016. She was preceded in death by her father and mother, Marshall A. and Roxie Manning Sisson; husband, William C. (Bill) DeWeese; daughter, Sue Ann DeWeese; brother, Cleatus Sisson, sister Iris Hunt, and twin sister, Leo Simpson. Surviving are her daughter, Christine Steppe and husband, Chuck, of King George; sons, Donald N. DeWeese of Bent Mountain, and Calvin P. DeWeese of Waverly, Ga; grandsons, Charles L. Steppe Jr. and wife, Jill, Thomas W. Steppe; great-grandchildren, Colleen and Charles (Chase) Steppe. Funeral services will be conducted 1 p.m. Monday, May 30, 2016, at Simpson Funeral Home, 5160 Peters Creek Road. A graveside service will be conducted 3:30 p.m. Monday in Copper Hill Church of the Brethren Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday and one hour prior to the funeral service. on March 29, 2016.1 She died on May 29, 2016 at Virginia at age 92.1

Census Records

1930Dwelling 116, District 2, Alleghany Springs, Montgomery Co., Virginia3

Family

William Calvin "Bill" DeWeese b. August 12, 1923, d. March 4, 2011
Marriage*Cleo Ferle Sisson married William Calvin "Bill" DeWeese, son of William Curtis DeWeese and Sally Ann Mills, on November 18, 1943 at Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia.7,8,1,2 
Children
  • Donald Nelson DeWeese9,8,1,2
  • Christine Merle DeWeese9,8,1,2
  • Calvin Preston DeWeese9,8,1
  • Sue Ann DeWeese1,10 b. April 20, 1955, d. September 19, 1955

Citations

  1. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Cleo Sisson DeWeese obituary in the May 29, 2016 edition.
  2. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  3. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Leo Sisson Simpson obituary in the Nov 15, 2013 edition.
  5. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Iris Sisson Hunt obituary in the Jul 13, 2014 edition.
  6. [S5152] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Birth Records, 1864-2014.
  7. [S341] Sylvia Gearheart Albert, Mills Families of Floyd and Franklin Counties, VA.
  8. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the William Calvin DeWeese obituary in the Mar 5, 2011 edition.
  9. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Sallie Mills DeWeese obituary in the Oct 10, 1990 edition.
  10. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.

Leo Merle Sisson1

F, b. September 8, 1923, d. November 13, 2013
FatherMarshall Albert Sisson1,2,3,4 b. April 6, 1896, d. November 15, 1950
MotherRoxie Elsie Manning1,2,3,4 b. April 9, 1898, d. May 22, 1983
     Leo Merle Sisson was buried at Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens, 5737 Airport Road NW, Roanoke, Virginia.3 She was born on September 8, 1923 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.3,5 She married Adolphus Ray "Sonny" Simpson, son of Charles Henry Simpson and Cora Alice DeWeese, on October 4, 1945 at Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia.6,1,3 As of October 4, 1945,her married name was Simpson. Leo Merle Sisson died on November 13, 2013 at Roanoke, Virginia, at age 90.3,7 She Leo Sisson Simpson, 90, of Roanoke, passed away on Wednesday, November 13, 2013. She was preceded in death by her father and mother, Marshall A. and Roxie Manning Sisson; brother, Cleatus Sisson; and husband, Adolphus R. "Sonny" Simpson. She retired from Halmode Apparel as a machine operator. Surviving are her sons, Charles M. Simpson, Allen M. Simpson and wife, Sharon, and Carlton R. Simpson and wife, Cathy, all of Roanoke; grandsons, Bradley J. Simpson and wife, Ashley, Daniel M. Simpson and wife, Gina, all of Roanoke, and Steven R. Simpson, of Irmo, S.C; sister, Iris S. Hunt, of Salem; her twin sister, Cleo S. DeWeese, of Bent Mountain; and numerous nieces and nephews. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorials be made to the Hollins Rescue Squad, 7401 Barrens Road, Roanoke, VA 24019. Funeral Services will be conducted at 1 p.m. on Saturday, November 16, 2013, at Simpson Funeral Home, 5160 Peters Creek Road by Pastor Joe Klotz. Interment will follow in Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 p.m. and from 6 to 8 p.m. on Friday, November 15, 2013, at Simpson Funeral Home. 540-366-0707. on November 15, 2013.3

Census Records

1930Dwelling 116, District 2, Alleghany Springs, Montgomery Co., Virginia2

Family

Adolphus Ray "Sonny" Simpson b. April 5, 1924, d. August 27, 2000
Marriage*Leo Merle Sisson married Adolphus Ray "Sonny" Simpson, son of Charles Henry Simpson and Cora Alice DeWeese, on October 4, 1945 at Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia.6,1,3 
Children

Citations

  1. [S557] VA Montgomery Co., Register 3, Montgomery Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Leo Sisson Simpson obituary in the Nov 15, 2013 edition.
  4. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Cleo Sisson DeWeese obituary in the May 29, 2016 edition.
  5. [S5152] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Birth Records, 1864-2014.
  6. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Adolphus Ray Simpson obitutary in the Aug 30, 2000 edition.
  7. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  8. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Charles Marshall Simpson obituary in the Dec 4, 2019 edition.
  9. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.