William Calvin "Bill" DeWeese1,2,3,4

M, b. August 12, 1923, d. March 4, 2011
FatherWilliam Curtis DeWeese5,1,6,2 b. June 22, 1901, d. May 12, 1967
MotherSally Ann Mills5,1,6,2 b. October 31, 1905, d. October 9, 1990
     William Calvin "Bill" DeWeese was buried at Copper Hill Church of the Brethren Cemetery, 8838 Floyd Hwy N. US Hwy 221, Copper Hill, Floyd Co., Virginia.2 He was born on August 12, 1923 at Floyd Co., Virginia.3 He married Cleo Ferle Sisson, daughter of Marshall Albert Sisson and Roxie Elsie Manning, on November 18, 1943 at Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia.1,2,7,3 William Calvin "Bill" DeWeese died on March 4, 2011 at Roanoke Co., Virginia, at age 87.2,4 He William Calvin (Bill) DeWeese, 87, of Bent Mountain, Va., passed away on Friday, March 4, 2011. He was preceded in death by his parents, William Curtis DeWeese and Sally Mills DeWeese; and one brother, Nelson DeWeese. He is survived by his wife of 67 years, Cleo Sisson DeWeese; three children, Donald Nelson DeWeese and wife, Jennifer, Christine Steppe and husband, Charles, of King George, Va., and Calvin Preston DeWeese, of Georgia; and two grandsons, Charles Steppe Jr. and wife, Jill, of King George, Va., and Thomas William Steppe, of Williamsburg, Va. Funeral Services will be conducted 2 p.m. on Sunday, March 6, 2011, at Gardner Funeral Home Chapel with the Reverend Joseph Ashby and the Reverend Vinton Quesenberry officiating. Interment will follow at Copper Hill Church of the Brethren Cemetery. Friends may call after 2 p.m. on Saturday, March 5, 2011, at Gardner Funeral Home where the family will be from 2 to 4 p.m. and from 6 to 8 p.m. on March 5, 2011.2

Census Records

1930Dwelling 25, District 7, Cave Spring, Roanoke Co., Virginia6

Family

Cleo Ferle Sisson b. September 8, 1923, d. May 29, 2016
Marriage*William Calvin "Bill" DeWeese married Cleo Ferle Sisson, daughter of Marshall Albert Sisson and Roxie Elsie Manning, on November 18, 1943 at Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia.1,2,7,3 
Children
  • Donald Nelson DeWeese5,2,7,3
  • Christine Merle DeWeese5,2,7,3
  • Calvin Preston DeWeese5,2,7
  • Sue Ann DeWeese7,4 b. April 20, 1955, d. September 19, 1955

Citations

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

Anna Mary Chatham1,2,3,4,5,6,7

F, b. September 22, 1854, d. July 5, 1940
FatherJohn H. Chatham1,8,2,6 b. October 27, 1821, d. May 12, 1906
MotherPriscilla Jane Welsh1,8,2,6 b. April 16, 1836, d. January 20, 1892
     Anna Mary Chatham was buried at Cedar Hill Cemetery, Mackeyville, Clinton Co., Pennsylvania.5,9,6 She was born on September 22, 1854 at Flemington, Clinton Co., Pennsylvania.3,5,6 As of December 6, 1872,her married name was Holloway.3 She married Dr. Luther Melanchthan Holloway on December 6, 1872 at Clinton Co., Pennsylvania.3,4,5,7 Anna Mary Chatham died on July 5, 1940 at Williamsport, Lycoming Co., Pennsylvania, at age 85.3,5,6 She WILLIAMSPORT — Mrs. Anna Mary Chatham Holloway, widow of the late Dr. Luther M. Holloway of Salona, died suddenly at her home, 918 Louisa St., Friday, at the age of 83. Mrs. Holloway was born at Flemington and spent most of her life in Salona. She is survived by her three grandchildren, Anna, Miriam and Richard Garth, with whom she made her home, and by her sister, Mrs. Kathleen Chatham Holloway of Hollywood, Calif. Funeral services will be held at the Noll Funeral Parlor at 10 o'clock Monday morning. The Rev. Rolland Ritter, pastor of the Salonia Methodist Church, will be in charge, assisted by the Rev. G. A. Duvall of the High St. Methodist Church and the Rev. E. A. Ritzman of the Grace Methodist Church. Burial will be in the Cedar Hill cemetery, at Cedar Springs. on July 6, 1940.5

Census Records

1860Dwelling 1629, Allison Township, Clinton Co., Pennsylvania8
1870Dwelling 71, Ward 5, Lock Haven, Clinton Co., Pennsylvania2
1880Dwelling 261, District 247, Lamar Township, Clinton Co., Pennsylvania10
1900Dwelling 320, District 18, Lamar Township, Clinton Co., Pennsylvania11
1910Dwelling 81, District 11, Lamar Township, Clinton Co., Pennsylvania12
1920Dwelling 284, District 12, Lamar Township, Clinton Co., Pennsylvania13
1930Dwelling 123, District 16, Lamar Township, Clinton Co., Pennsylvania14
1940Dwelling 132, District 41-97, Williamsport, Lycoming Co., Pennsylvania15

Family

Dr. Luther Melanchthan Holloway b. December 5, 1844, d. August 7, 1933
Marriage*Anna Mary Chatham married Dr. Luther Melanchthan Holloway on December 6, 1872 at Clinton Co., Pennsylvania.3,4,5,7 
Child

Citations

  1. [S745] Karen Frost, "Chatham Clan," e-mail to Scott Schaffer, Jun, 2001 and Apr, 2002.
  2. [S166] National Archives and Records Administration, 1870 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S1059] Lycoming County PA & Related Families, online http://awt.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=lycofam&id=I94045
  4. [S2927] Lock Haven Express, From the Luther M. Holloway obituary in the Aug 7, 1933 edition.
  5. [S2927] Lock Haven Express, From the Anna Mary Chatham Holloway obituary in the Jul 6, 1940 edition.
  6. [S4652] Record Group 11. Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania Records of the Pennsylvania Department of Health, Pennsylvania, Death Certificates, 1906-1964, From the Anna Mary Holloway death certificate.
  7. [S4652] Record Group 11. Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania Records of the Pennsylvania Department of Health, Pennsylvania, Death Certificates, 1906-1964, From the Margaret Holloway Garth death certificate.
  8. [S301] National Archives and Records Administration, 1860 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S2933] Cedar Hill Cemetery, Clinton Co., online http://www.pa-roots.com/index.php/clinton-county/28-clinton-county-cemeteries/797-cedarhillcemeteryintro
  10. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.
  11. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  12. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  13. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  14. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  15. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.

Thomas William Steppe1,2

M, b. March 20, 1986
FatherCharles Leonard Steppe Sr.3,1,4
MotherChristine Merle DeWeese3,1,4
     Thomas William Steppe was born on March 20, 1986 at Henrico Co., Virginia.2

Citations

  1. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the William Calvin DeWeese obituary in the Mar 5, 2011 edition.
  2. [S5152] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Birth Records, 1864-2014.
  3. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Sallie Mills DeWeese obituary in the Oct 10, 1990 edition.
  4. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Cleo Sisson DeWeese obituary in the May 29, 2016 edition.

Nora Lee Lawrence1,2,3

F, b. January 17, 1874, d. May 15, 1934
FatherIsaac Benjamin Lawrence1,2,3 b. September, 1840, d. after April 29, 1910
MotherNancy Board1,2,3 b. February 15, 1849, d. after April 29, 1910
     Nora Lee Lawrence was buried at Evergreen Burial Park, 1307 Summit Ave SW, Roanoke, Virginia.3 She was born on January 17, 1874 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,4,3 She married Ira Ennis Collins, son of James Matthew "Mat" Collins and Sarah Ann/Annie Conner, on October 23, 1890 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,2,3 As of October 23, 1890,her married name was Collins. Nora Lee Lawrence died on May 15, 1934 at Roanoke, Virginia, at age 60.3

Census Records

1900Dwelling 112, District 19, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia4
1910Dwelling 144, District 52, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia5
1920Dwelling 174, District 128, Roanoke, Virginia6
1930Dwelling 137, District 11, Roanoke, Virginia7

Family

Ira Ennis Collins b. October 25, 1866, d. April 5, 1946
Marriage*Nora Lee Lawrence married Ira Ennis Collins, son of James Matthew "Mat" Collins and Sarah Ann/Annie Conner, on October 23, 1890 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,2,3 
Children

Citations

  1. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S331] William Lindsay Lawrence, Judy G. Blackwell, Erma C. Sowers, and Mabel Collins Willis Ora Belle Mayberry McColeman, Descendants of Elder John Lawrence.
  3. [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&
  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. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S2723] Roanoke City VA Archives - Evergreen Cemetery, online http://files.usgwarchives.org/va/roanokecity/cemeteries/

Hettie Ramona Collins1,2,3

F, b. September 13, 1891, d. December 28, 1933
FatherIra Ennis Collins1,4,2,5,6 b. October 25, 1866, d. April 5, 1946
MotherNora Lee Lawrence1,4,2,5,6 b. January 17, 1874, d. May 15, 1934
     Hettie Ramona Collins was buried at Evergreen Burial Park, 1307 Summit Ave SW, Roanoke, Virginia.3 She was born on September 13, 1891 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,3 She died on December 28, 1933 at age 42.3

Census Records

1900Dwelling 112, District 19, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia1
1910Dwelling 144, District 52, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia4
1920Dwelling 174, District 128, Roanoke, Virginia2
1930Dwelling 137, District 11, Roanoke, Virginia5

Occupation

1930Dry cleaning plant presser5

Citations

  1. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  3. [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&
  4. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S331] William Lindsay Lawrence, Judy G. Blackwell, Erma C. Sowers, and Mabel Collins Willis Ora Belle Mayberry McColeman, Descendants of Elder John Lawrence.

Shannie Pearl Collins1,2

F, b. February, 1893
FatherIra Ennis Collins1,3,4,2 b. October 25, 1866, d. April 5, 1946
MotherNora Lee Lawrence1,3,4,2 b. January 17, 1874, d. May 15, 1934
     Shannie Pearl Collins was born in February, 1893 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1 She married Noah Hampton Akers, son of Ballard Preston Akers and Emily Jane "Emma" Poff, on December 24, 1915 at Roanoke Co., Virginia.2 As of December 24, 1915,her married name was Akers.

Census Records

1900Dwelling 112, District 19, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia1
1910Dwelling 144, District 52, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia3
1920Dwelling 174, District 128, Roanoke, VirginiaA widowed Shannie and her son were enumerated in the household of her father Ira4

Family

Noah Hampton Akers b. October 3, 1892, d. August 13, 1919
Marriage*Shannie Pearl Collins married Noah Hampton Akers, son of Ballard Preston Akers and Emily Jane "Emma" Poff, on December 24, 1915 at Roanoke Co., Virginia.2 
Child

Citations

  1. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S331] William Lindsay Lawrence, Judy G. Blackwell, Erma C. Sowers, and Mabel Collins Willis Ora Belle Mayberry McColeman, Descendants of Elder John Lawrence.
  3. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S46] Stephen A. Taylor & Rena B. Worthen, Craig County, Virginia Marriages 1939-1962.

Noah Hampton Akers1,2,3,4

M, b. October 3, 1892, d. August 13, 1919
FatherBallard Preston Akers1,5,6,3,4 b. April 16, 1861, d. September 25, 1939
MotherEmily Jane "Emma" Poff1,5,6,3 b. May 7, 1856, d. June 25, 1929
     Noah Hampton Akers was buried at Evergreen Burial Park, 1307 Summit Ave SW, Roanoke, Virginia.3,4 He was born on October 3, 1892 at Terrys Fork, Floyd Co., Virginia.2 He married Shannie Pearl Collins, daughter of Ira Ennis Collins and Nora Lee Lawrence, on December 24, 1915 at Roanoke Co., Virginia.1 Noah Hampton Akers died on August 13, 1919 at Roanoke, Virginia, at age 26.3,4

Census Records

1900Dwelling 220, District 19, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia5
1910Dwelling 129, District 52, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia6

Family

Shannie Pearl Collins b. February, 1893
Marriage*Noah Hampton Akers married Shannie Pearl Collins, daughter of Ira Ennis Collins and Nora Lee Lawrence, on December 24, 1915 at Roanoke Co., Virginia.1 
Child

Citations

  1. [S331] William Lindsay Lawrence, Judy G. Blackwell, Erma C. Sowers, and Mabel Collins Willis Ora Belle Mayberry McColeman, Descendants of Elder John Lawrence.
  2. [S533] National Archives and Records Administration, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-18.
  3. [S2723] Roanoke City VA Archives - Evergreen Cemetery, online http://files.usgwarchives.org/va/roanokecity/cemeteries/
  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. [S46] Stephen A. Taylor & Rena B. Worthen, Craig County, Virginia Marriages 1939-1962.

Ira Lynn "Harry" Chatham1,2,3,4

M, b. June, 1856, d. December 14, 1919
FatherJohn H. Chatham1,5,6,7,8,3 b. October 27, 1821, d. May 12, 1906
MotherPriscilla Jane Welsh1,5,6,7,8,3 b. April 16, 1836, d. January 20, 1892
     Ira Lynn "Harry" Chatham was born in June, 1856 at Flemington, Clinton Co., Pennsylvania.1 He married Martha Mathilda Cooper on January 2, 1902 at Billings, Yellowstone Co., Montana.1,2,3 Ira Lynn "Harry" Chatham died on December 14, 1919 at Lodge Grass, Big Horn Co., Montana, at age 63.1,9,10

Census Records

1860Dwelling 1629, Allison Township, Clinton Co., Pennsylvania5
1870Dwelling 71, Ward 5, Lock Haven, Clinton Co., Pennsylvania6
1880Dwelling 246, District 114, Pennington Co., Dakota Territory11

Occupation

1880Quartz miner11

Family

Martha Mathilda Cooper b. December 26, 1876, d. January 2, 1969
Marriage*Ira Lynn "Harry" Chatham married Martha Mathilda Cooper on January 2, 1902 at Billings, Yellowstone Co., Montana.1,2,3 
Children

Citations

  1. [S745] Karen Frost, "Chatham Clan," e-mail to Scott Schaffer, Jun, 2001 and Apr, 2002.
  2. [S499] Western States Marriage Record Index, online http://abish.byui.edu/specialCollections/fhc/gbsearch.htm
  3. [S4351] Unknown compiler, Montana, County Marriages, 1865-1987.
  4. [S3840] Records of the Bureau of Indian Affairs, U.S., Indian Census Rolls, 1885-1940.
  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. [S2927] Lock Haven Express, From the John Chatham obituary in the May 14, 1906 edition.
  8. [S2927] Lock Haven Express, From the Priscilla J. Chatham obituary in the Jan 21, 1892 edition.
  9. [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.
  10. [S9301] Montana State Genealogical Society, Montana Death Index, 1907-2007.
  11. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.
  12. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  13. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  14. [S2901] Billings Gazette, From the Luther H. Chatham obituary in the Oct 16, 1970 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. [S7021] Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services, Montana, Birth Records, 1897-1988.
  18. [S6703] Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services, Montana, Marriage Records, 1943-1986.
  19. [S2901] Billings Gazette, From the Catheryn Green Barber obituary in the May 22, 2006 edition.

Huston Harvey Akers1

M, b. November 30, 1917, d. December 9, 1976
FatherNoah Hampton Akers1 b. October 3, 1892, d. August 13, 1919
MotherShannie Pearl Collins2,1 b. February, 1893
     His Social Security Number was 226-01-7029.3 Huston Harvey Akers was buried at Evergreen Burial Park, 1307 Summit Ave SW, Roanoke, Virginia.4 He was born on November 30, 1917 at Roanoke, Virginia.3,1,4 He married Norma Eloise Webb, daughter of Marion Webb and Cora Unknown, on October 23, 1940 at New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia.1 Huston Harvey Akers died on December 9, 1976 at age 59.4

Census Records

1920Dwelling 174, District 128, Roanoke, Virginia2
1930Dwelling 137, District 11, Roanoke, VirginiaEnumerated in the household of his grandfather Ira Collins5
1940Dwelling 195, District 119-20, Roanoke, Virginia6

Occupation

1940Laborer1

Family

Norma Eloise Webb b. December 12, 1921, d. November 15, 1969
Marriage*Huston Harvey Akers married Norma Eloise Webb, daughter of Marion Webb and Cora Unknown, on October 23, 1940 at New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia.1 
Child

Citations

  1. [S46] Stephen A. Taylor & Rena B. Worthen, Craig County, Virginia Marriages 1939-1962.
  2. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  4. [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&
  5. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Twylia Akers Overfelt obituary in the Jan 12, 2000 edition.

Fred Guy "Freddie" Collins1,2,3,4,5

M, b. May 19, 1898, d. April 3, 1941
FatherIra Ennis Collins1,6,2,7,3,5,8 b. October 25, 1866, d. April 5, 1946
MotherNora Lee Lawrence1,6,2,7,3,5 b. January 17, 1874, d. May 15, 1934
     Fred Guy "Freddie" Collins was buried at Evergreen Burial Park, 1307 Summit Ave SW, Roanoke, Virginia.5 He was born on May 19, 1898 at Floyd Co., Virginia.4 He died on April 3, 1941 at age 42.5

Census Records

1900Dwelling 112, District 19, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia1
1910Dwelling 144, District 52, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia6
1920Dwelling 174, District 128, Roanoke, Virginia2
1930Dwelling 137, District 11, Roanoke, Virginia7
1940Dwelling 195, District 119-20, Roanoke, Virginia8

Occupation

1930Odd job laborer7
1940Carpenter helper8

Citations

  1. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S331] William Lindsay Lawrence, Judy G. Blackwell, Erma C. Sowers, and Mabel Collins Willis Ora Belle Mayberry McColeman, Descendants of Elder John Lawrence.
  4. [S533] National Archives and Records Administration, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-18.
  5. [S2723] Roanoke City VA Archives - Evergreen Cemetery, online http://files.usgwarchives.org/va/roanokecity/cemeteries/
  6. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.

Lillie Coe Collins1,2,3,4

F, b. July 20, 1899, d. May 19, 1929
FatherIra Ennis Collins1,5,2,3 b. October 25, 1866, d. April 5, 1946
MotherNora Lee Lawrence1,5,2,3 b. January 17, 1874, d. May 15, 1934
     Lillie Coe Collins was buried at Evergreen Burial Park, 1307 Summit Ave SW, Roanoke, Virginia.4 She was born on July 20, 1899 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,4 She died on May 19, 1929 at age 29.4

Census Records

1900Dwelling 112, District 19, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia1
1910Dwelling 144, District 52, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia5
1920Dwelling 174, District 128, Roanoke, Virginia2

Citations

  1. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S331] William Lindsay Lawrence, Judy G. Blackwell, Erma C. Sowers, and Mabel Collins Willis Ora Belle Mayberry McColeman, Descendants of Elder John Lawrence.
  4. [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&
  5. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.

Opal Mae "Opie" Collins1,2,3,4,5

F, b. May 1, 1908, d. February 22, 2002
FatherIra Ennis Collins1,3,6,2,5 b. October 25, 1866, d. April 5, 1946
MotherNora Lee Lawrence1,3,6,2 b. January 17, 1874, d. May 15, 1934
     Opal Mae "Opie" Collins was buried at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Virginia.4 Her married name was Shears.4 She married Cecil A. Shears.4 Opal Mae "Opie" Collins was born on May 1, 1908 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,4 She died on February 22, 2002 at age 93.4

Census Records

1910Dwelling 144, District 52, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia1
1920Dwelling 174, District 128, Roanoke, Virginia3
1930Dwelling 137, District 11, Roanoke, Virginia6
1940Dwelling 195, District 119-20, Roanoke, Virginia5

Occupation

1940Stenographer5

Family

Cecil A. Shears b. February 26, 1915, d. November 29, 1948
Marriage*Opal Mae "Opie" Collins married Cecil A. Shears.4 

Citations

  1. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S331] William Lindsay Lawrence, Judy G. Blackwell, Erma C. Sowers, and Mabel Collins Willis Ora Belle Mayberry McColeman, Descendants of Elder John Lawrence.
  3. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S1405] National Cemetery Administration, U.S. Veterans Gravesites, ca.1775-2006.
  5. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.

Anna Ray "Annie" Collins1,2

F, b. March 15, 1903, d. May 22, 2002
FatherIra Ennis Collins3,4,1,2 b. October 25, 1866, d. April 5, 1946
MotherNora Lee Lawrence3,4,1,2 b. January 17, 1874, d. May 15, 1934
     Anna Ray "Annie" Collins was buried at Cedar Lawn Memorial Park, 5070 Cove Road N. W., Roanoke, Virginia.5 Her Social Security Number was 231-56-9486.6 She was born on March 15, 1903 at Virginia.3,6 As of July 1, 1932,her married name was Minix.2,5 She married Tate Edward Minix on July 1, 1932 at Roanoke Co., Virginia.2,5 Anna Ray "Annie" Collins died on May 22, 2002 at Virginia at age 99.5,6 She MINIX, Annie C., 99, of Salem, entered into eternal rest on Wednesday, May 22, 2002. She was preceded in death by her husband, Tate. Graveside services were held Friday, May 24 at Cedar Lawn Cemetery. on May 26, 2002.5

Census Records

1910Dwelling 144, District 52, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia3
1920Dwelling 174, District 128, Roanoke, Virginia4
1930Dwelling 137, District 11, Roanoke, Virginia1
1940Dwelling 89, District 81-27, South Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia7

Occupation

1930Rayon mill reeler1

Family

Tate Edward Minix b. June 8, 1903, d. September, 1985
Marriage*Anna Ray "Annie" Collins married Tate Edward Minix on July 1, 1932 at Roanoke Co., Virginia.2,5 

Citations

  1. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S331] William Lindsay Lawrence, Judy G. Blackwell, Erma C. Sowers, and Mabel Collins Willis Ora Belle Mayberry McColeman, Descendants of Elder John Lawrence.
  3. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Annie C. Minix obituary in the May 26, 2002 edition.
  6. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  7. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.

Everta Blanche Collins1

F, b. August 29, 1906, d. September, 1986
FatherIra Ennis Collins2,3,1 b. October 25, 1866, d. April 5, 1946
MotherNora Lee Lawrence2,3,1 b. January 17, 1874, d. May 15, 1934
     Her Social Security Number was 226-01-9729.4 Everta Blanche Collins was born on August 29, 1906 at Virginia.2,4 She married Frank Monterville Stegall on January 4, 1936 at Roanoke, Virginia.1 As of January 4, 1936,her married name was Stegall. Everta Blanche Collins died in September, 1986 at age 80.4

Census Records

1920Dwelling 174, District 128, Roanoke, Virginia2
1930Dwelling 137, District 11, Roanoke, Virginia3

Family

Frank Monterville Stegall b. September 17, 1906, d. May 6, 1959
Marriage*Everta Blanche Collins married Frank Monterville Stegall on January 4, 1936 at Roanoke, Virginia.1 

Citations

  1. [S331] William Lindsay Lawrence, Judy G. Blackwell, Erma C. Sowers, and Mabel Collins Willis Ora Belle Mayberry McColeman, Descendants of Elder John Lawrence.
  2. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  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.

Helen Mary Collins1,2,3

F, b. October 4, 1917, d. February 20, 1991
FatherIra Ennis Collins1,4,2,3 b. October 25, 1866, d. April 5, 1946
MotherNora Lee Lawrence1,4,2 b. January 17, 1874, d. May 15, 1934
     Her Social Security Number was 229-12-2841.5 Helen Mary Collins was buried at Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens, 5737 Airport Road NW, Roanoke, Virginia.6 Her married name was Tarragano.6 She married Israel J. "Jim" Tarragano.6 Helen Mary Collins was born on October 4, 1917 at Virginia.1,5 She died on February 20, 1991 at Roanoke, Virginia, at age 73.5,6 She Helen Collins Tarragano, age 73, of Hollins, died Wednesday in a Roanoke Hospital. She was the widow of Israel J. (Jim) Tarragano. Suriving are one son, I.E. (Butch) Tarragano, Hollins; one granddaughter, Christina Nicole Tarragano; two sisters, Annie C. Minnix, Salem; Opal C. Shears, Washington, D.C. Funeral services will conducted at the graveside in Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens, 12:00 noon Saturday with the Rev. Frank Feather officiating. Friends may call at on February 22, 1991.6

Census Records

1920Dwelling 174, District 128, Roanoke, Virginia1
1930Dwelling 137, District 11, Roanoke, Virginia4
1940Dwelling 195, District 119-20, Roanoke, Virginia3

Occupation

1940Waitress3

Family

Israel J. "Jim" Tarragano b. January 5, 1907, d. April, 1977
Marriage*Helen Mary Collins married Israel J. "Jim" Tarragano.6 
Child
  • Ira E. "Butch" Tarragano6

Citations

  1. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S331] William Lindsay Lawrence, Judy G. Blackwell, Erma C. Sowers, and Mabel Collins Willis Ora Belle Mayberry McColeman, Descendants of Elder John Lawrence.
  3. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  6. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Helen Collins Tarragano obituary in the Feb 22, 1991 edition.

Elias Lincoln Chatham1,2,3,4

M, b. July 26, 1860
FatherJohn H. Chatham1,2,3,5,6 b. October 27, 1821, d. May 12, 1906
MotherPriscilla Jane Welsh1,2,3,5 b. April 16, 1836, d. January 20, 1892
     Elias Lincoln Chatham was born on July 26, 1860 at Flemington, Clinton Co., Pennsylvania.1,4 He A recent issue of the Chihuahua Enterprise, published at Chihuahua, Mexico, states that E. L. Chatham who was for a number of years with the "Compania Industrial," at Chihuahua is now foreman of the Forreon foundry. Mr. Chatham is a Lock Haven man and a son of John Chatham, and learned his trade in the Renovo shops. on June 18, 1900.6

Census Records

1870Dwelling 71, Ward 5, Lock Haven, Clinton Co., Pennsylvania2
1880Dwelling 54, District 245, Allison Township, Clinton Co., Pennsylvania3

Occupation

1880Laborer3

Citations

  1. [S745] Karen Frost, "Chatham Clan," e-mail to Scott Schaffer, Jun, 2001 and Apr, 2002.
  2. [S166] National Archives and Records Administration, 1870 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S1059] Lycoming County PA & Related Families, online http://awt.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=lycofam&id=I94045
  5. [S2927] Lock Haven Express, From the John Chatham obituary in the May 14, 1906 edition.
  6. [S2927] Lock Haven Express, From the Jun 18, 1900 edition.

Tate Edward Minix1,2

M, b. June 8, 1903, d. September, 1985
     His Social Security Number was 226-01-1944.3 Tate Edward Minix was born on June 8, 1903 at Virginia.3 He married Anna Ray "Annie" Collins, daughter of Ira Ennis Collins and Nora Lee Lawrence, on July 1, 1932 at Roanoke Co., Virginia.1,2 Tate Edward Minix died in September, 1985 at age 82.3

Census Records

1940Dwelling 89, District 81-27, South Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia4

Occupation

1940Rayon office clerk4

Family

Anna Ray "Annie" Collins b. March 15, 1903, d. May 22, 2002
Marriage*Tate Edward Minix married Anna Ray "Annie" Collins, daughter of Ira Ennis Collins and Nora Lee Lawrence, on July 1, 1932 at Roanoke Co., Virginia.1,2 

Citations

  1. [S331] William Lindsay Lawrence, Judy G. Blackwell, Erma C. Sowers, and Mabel Collins Willis Ora Belle Mayberry McColeman, Descendants of Elder John Lawrence.
  2. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Annie C. Minix obituary in the May 26, 2002 edition.
  3. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  4. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.

Frank Monterville Stegall1,2

M, b. September 17, 1906, d. May 6, 1959
     Frank Monterville Stegall was buried at Stegall Family Cemetery, Callands, Pittsylvania Co., Virginia.2 He was born on September 17, 1906 at Pittsylvania Co., Virginia.1,2 He married Everta Blanche Collins, daughter of Ira Ennis Collins and Nora Lee Lawrence, on January 4, 1936 at Roanoke, Virginia.1 Frank Monterville Stegall died on May 6, 1959 at age 52.2

Family

Everta Blanche Collins b. August 29, 1906, d. September, 1986
Marriage*He married Everta Blanche Collins, daughter of Ira Ennis Collins and Nora Lee Lawrence, on January 4, 1936 at Roanoke, Virginia.1 

Citations

  1. [S331] William Lindsay Lawrence, Judy G. Blackwell, Erma C. Sowers, and Mabel Collins Willis Ora Belle Mayberry McColeman, Descendants of Elder John Lawrence.
  2. [S3565] The National Archives and Records Administration, U.S., Headstone Applications for Military Veterans, 1925-1963.

Ballard Preston "B.P." Mills1,2,3,4

M, b. December 23, 1850, d. May 21, 1929
FatherLarkin Preston Mills2,1,4 b. circa 1815, d. before 1870
MotherHannah Wimmer1,2,4 b. circa 1818
     Ballard Preston "B.P." Mills was buried at Shilling-Smith Cemetery (Huff Cemetery), Rt. 221 near Floyd Co. line, Bent Mountain, Roanoke Co., Virginia.4 He was born on December 23, 1850 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,1,4 He married Lucy M. "Laura" Williams, daughter of James Henry Williams and Clarissa Alice Richards, on July 1, 1872 at Franklin Co., Virginia.2,4 Ballard Preston "B.P." Mills married Tabitha Jane Ridgeway on December 2, 1873 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,4 Ballard Preston "B.P." Mills married Irene/Arrena "Renee" Rierson, daughter of Charles Rierson and Jane Flinchum, on July 2, 1923 at Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia.5,6,4 Ballard Preston "B.P." Mills died on May 21, 1929 at age 78.4

Census Records

1870Dwelling 81, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia7

Occupation

1870Farm laborer7

Family 1

Lucy M. "Laura" Williams b. circa 1855, d. December 1, 1872
Marriage*Ballard Preston "B.P." Mills married Lucy M. "Laura" Williams, daughter of James Henry Williams and Clarissa Alice Richards, on July 1, 1872 at Franklin Co., Virginia.2,4 

Family 2

Tabitha Jane Ridgeway b. February 2, 1853, d. October 25, 1922
Marriage*Ballard Preston "B.P." Mills married Tabitha Jane Ridgeway on December 2, 1873 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,4 
Children

Family 3

Irene/Arrena "Renee" Rierson b. April, 1855, d. February 20, 1931
Marriage*Ballard Preston "B.P." Mills married Irene/Arrena "Renee" Rierson, daughter of Charles Rierson and Jane Flinchum, on July 2, 1923 at Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia.5,6,4 

Citations

  1. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S44] Sylvia Gearheart Albert, The Christopher and Nancy Moore Richards Family of Franklin Co., VA.
  3. [S581] Sylvia Gearheart Albert, Jacob Shilling, Jr. Family of Franklin Co., VA.
  4. [S341] Sylvia Gearheart Albert, Mills Families of Floyd and Franklin Counties, VA.
  5. [S47] Barbara Stanley, "Ancestors of Mary E. Rierson," e-mail to Scott Schaffer, May 7, 2003.
  6. [S552] Floyd County, Virginia Mailing List Web Site Walters - Poff and Allied Family Marriages, online http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~barbs/page17.html
  7. [S166] National Archives and Records Administration, 1870 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  9. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.