Benjamin E. Byrd

M, b. circa 1836
     Benjamin E. Byrd was born circa 1836 at Floyd Co., Virginia.

Family

Child

Citations

  1. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.

George William Palmer1,2

M, b. December, 1869, d. July 10, 1936
FatherJohn B. Palmer1,2 b. 1826, d. November 5, 1891
MotherParthenia Thomas1,2
     George William Palmer was buried at Fair View Cemetery, 3300 Melrose Ave. N.W., Roanoke, Virginia.3 He was born in December, 1869 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,2 He married Lydia Demercy "Mersey" Conner, daughter of Daniel R. Conner and Lydia "Liddie" Poff, on November 14, 1887 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,4,2 George William Palmer died on July 10, 1936 at Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia, at age 66.3,2

Census Records

1910Dwelling 118, District 51, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia5
1920Dwelling 51, District 124, Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia6
1930Dwelling 12, District 9, Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia7

Occupation

1910Farmer5
1920Orchard farmer6

Family

Lydia Demercy "Mersey" Conner b. October 16, 1870, d. December 8, 1935
Marriage*George William Palmer married Lydia Demercy "Mersey" Conner, daughter of Daniel R. Conner and Lydia "Liddie" Poff, on November 14, 1887 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,4,2 
Children

Citations

  1. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  3. [S624] Interview, Clerk, Dec 8, 2004 and May 22, 2006.
  4. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, From the Demercy Palmer obituary in an undated newspaper.
  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. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  9. [S341] Sylvia Gearheart Albert, Mills Families of Floyd and Franklin Counties, VA.
  10. [S195] Roanoke County, Virginia Marriage License.
  11. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  12. [S26] Ruth G. Hale, Craig County, Virginia Marriages 1911-1938.
  13. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, From the Luther McKinley Palmer obituary in an undated newspaper.
  14. [S5223] Social Security Administration, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.

John B. Palmer

M, b. 1826, d. November 5, 1891
     John B. Palmer married Parthenia Thomas. John B. Palmer was born in 1826 at Franklin Co., Virginia. He died on November 5, 1891 at Floyd Co., Virginia.

Census Records

1890Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia1

Occupation

Farmer

Family

Parthenia Thomas
Marriage*John B. Palmer married Parthenia Thomas
Children

Citations

  1. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.
  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.

Jesse Milton Simpson

M, b. May, 1836, d. November 19, 1909
     Jesse Milton Simpson was born in May, 1836 at Pittsylvania Co., Virginia. He married Mary Mourning Pugh on January 16, 1867 at Pittsylvania Co., Virginia. Jesse Milton Simpson died on November 19, 1909 at age 73.

Family

Mary Mourning Pugh
Marriage*He married Mary Mourning Pugh on January 16, 1867 at Pittsylvania Co., Virginia. 
Children

Citations

  1. [S11] Effie King Brown, Descendants of John King 1759-1843.
  2. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.

Carlyle L. "Cary" Manning1,2

M, b. 1873, d. 1889
FatherCharles A. Manning2 b. December, 1840, d. September 13, 1916
MotherZilphia Ann Frances "Zilla" Craghead1,2 b. June 16, 1843, d. May 27, 1929
     Carlyle L. "Cary" Manning was buried at Head of the River Cemetery (also known as Salem Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery), Rt. 221, Check, Floyd Co., Virginia.1 He was born in 1873 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,2 He died in 1889 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1

Census Records

1880Dwelling 7, District 30, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia2

Citations

  1. [S711] Pupils of Check High School, Salem Church Head of the River Cemetery.
  2. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.

James Buford "Jimmy" Martin Jr.1,2,3,4,5,6

M, b. June 6, 1962, d. July 11, 2019
FatherJames Buford Martin Sr.1,7,3,6 b. March 8, 1937, d. February 25, 1997
MotherDoris Ann Rush1,7,3,6
     James Buford "Jimmy" Martin Jr. was buried at Sunset Cemetery, North Franklin Street, Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia.6 He was born on June 6, 1962 at Radford, Virginia.5,3,4 He married Dorraine Amy Howell on April 2, 1983 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.3 James Buford "Jimmy" Martin Jr. and Dorraine Amy Howell were divorced on September 21, 1987 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.4 James Buford "Jimmy" Martin Jr. married Edwina Marie Cole, daughter of Edwin Frank Cole and Carrie Marie Sutphin, on April 16, 1989 at Riner, Montgomery Co., Virginia.1,2,8,3,9 James Buford "Jimmy" Martin Jr. died on July 11, 2019 at Virginia at age 57.6 He James B. Martin Jr. (Jimmy), 57, of Riner, Va., went to Heaven on July 11, 2019. He left us way too soon but he is with Jesus now. He was employed at MOOG Aspen in Radford, Va. He was a member of the Riner Volunteer Fire Department for 18 years as 'Pooch' 423, and was a member of Auburn United Methodist Church. Jimmy was a big fan of VA Tech and Auburn High School sports. He also enjoyed outside and mowing his yard. Jimmy was preceded in death by his father, J.B. Martin Sr; father-in-law, Edwin Cole; and his grandparents. Left to cherish his memory are his wife of 30 years, Edwina; sons, Christopher (Terri) and Adam; mother, Doris Martin; stepfather, Gilbert Chafin; sister, Lori Mitcham (David); mother-in-law, Carrie Cole; brother-in-law, David Cole (Diane); and stepgrandchildren, Ashlee and Mason. He is also survived by nephews, Josh Mitcham (Kimberly), J.C. Mitcham (Lori Beth), Jason Cole; nieces, Emily Smith (Daniel), Megan Vaughn (Chase); and many extended family and friends. Visitation will be held Monday, July 15, 2019, from 5 to 8 p.m. at Horne Funeral Home. Funeral Services will be held on Tuesday, July 16, 2019, at 2 p.m. in the Horne Funeral Home Chapel, with Pastor Steve Aker and Pastor Lee Sarver officiating. Interment will follow in Sunset Cemetery, Christiansburg. on July 15, 2019.6

Family 1

Dorraine Amy Howell
Marriage*He married Dorraine Amy Howell on April 2, 1983 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.3 
Divorce* James Buford "Jimmy" Martin Jr. and Dorraine Amy Howell were divorced on September 21, 1987 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.4 

Family 2

Edwina Marie Cole
Marriage*James Buford "Jimmy" Martin Jr. married Edwina Marie Cole, daughter of Edwin Frank Cole and Carrie Marie Sutphin, on April 16, 1989 at Riner, Montgomery Co., Virginia.1,2,8,3,9 
Children
  • Christopher Cole Martin1,7,2,6,8,9
  • Adam Lance Martin1,7,8,9

Citations

  1. [S11] Effie King Brown, Descendants of John King 1759-1843.
  2. [S349] Erma C. Sowers, A Report on the Descendants of Henry Iddings and Abigail Richardson.
  3. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  4. [S5151] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Divorce Records, 1918-2014.
  5. [S5152] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Birth Records, 1864-2014.
  6. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the James B. Martin, Jr. obituary in the Jul 15, 2019 edition.
  7. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the James Buford Martin, Sr. obituary in the Feb 27, 1997 edition.
  8. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Edwin Frank Cole obituary in the Jan 29, 2018 edition.
  9. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Carrie Sutphin Cole obituary in the Apr 18, 2020 edition.

Jackson Lemuel Hall1,2,3,4

M, b. April 1, 1853, d. April 20, 1943
FatherJohn M. Hall5,1 b. circa 1814, d. before July 29, 1870
MotherMary Ann "Polly" Cole1,5,2 b. October 28, 1819
     Jackson Lemuel Hall was buried at Wilson Cemetery, Daniel's Run Road (Rt. 661), Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia.6,7 He was born on April 1, 1853 at Floyd Co., Virginia.7,1 He married Isabelle Jane Likens on August 12, 1873 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1 Jackson Lemuel Hall died on April 20, 1943 at age 90.6,7

Census Records

1860Dwelling 61, Floyd Co., Virginia5
1870Dwelling 289, Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia2
1880Dwelling 70, District 29, Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia3
1890Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia8
1900Dwelling 168, District 17, Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia4
1910Dwelling 27, District 50, Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia9
1920Dwelling 103, District 98, Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia10
1930Dwelling 10, District 9, Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia11
1940Dwelling 46, District 32-15, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia12

Occupation

1880Farmer3
1900Farmer4
1910Farmer9
1920Farmer10
1930Farmer11

Family

Isabelle Jane Likens b. March 26, 1853, d. December 28, 1936
Marriage*Jackson Lemuel Hall married Isabelle Jane Likens on August 12, 1873 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1 
Children

Citations

  1. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  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. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S301] National Archives and Records Administration, 1860 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S292] Rena Worthen & Margarette Tynan, Floyd Co. Virginia Cemetery Inscriptions, Volume 1.
  7. [S920] Paul Craghead, Wilson Cemetery, Floyd Co., VA.
  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. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  11. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  12. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  13. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  14. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  15. [S549] Beth Fridley, Floyd Co., Virginia, Birth Records, 1873-1879.

Isabelle Jane Likens1,2

F, b. March 26, 1853, d. December 28, 1936
     Isabelle Jane Likens In the 1860 Floyd Co. Virginia Census an Isabelle Likens, 5 yo, is enumerated with the Thomas P. Hale (Hall) family. In the 1870 Census an Isabel Likens, 17 yo, domestic servant, is listed with the William B. McNiel family.3,4 She was buried at Wilson Cemetery, Daniel's Run Road (Rt. 661), Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia.5,6 She was born on March 26, 1853 at Virginia.5,6 She married Jackson Lemuel Hall, son of John M. Hall and Mary Ann "Polly" Cole, on August 12, 1873 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1 As of August 12, 1873,her married name was Hall. Isabelle Jane Likens died on December 28, 1936 at Floyd Co., Virginia, at age 83.5,6,2

Census Records

1880Dwelling 70, District 29, Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia7
1890Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia8
1900Dwelling 168, District 17, Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia9
1910Dwelling 27, District 50, Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia10
1920Dwelling 103, District 98, Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia11
1930Dwelling 10, District 9, Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia12

Family

Jackson Lemuel Hall b. April 1, 1853, d. April 20, 1943
Marriage*Isabelle Jane Likens married Jackson Lemuel Hall, son of John M. Hall and Mary Ann "Polly" Cole, on August 12, 1873 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1 
Children

Citations

  1. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S1569] Funeral records of Mr. Marion Thomas Hall, online http://www.rootsweb.com/~vafloyd/recordsofmarionthomashall.htm
  3. [S301] National Archives and Records Administration, 1860 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S166] National Archives and Records Administration, 1870 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S292] Rena Worthen & Margarette Tynan, Floyd Co. Virginia Cemetery Inscriptions, Volume 1.
  6. [S920] Paul Craghead, Wilson Cemetery, Floyd Co., VA.
  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. [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. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  14. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  15. [S549] Beth Fridley, Floyd Co., Virginia, Birth Records, 1873-1879.

James Henry Woodward1,2

M, b. December 6, 1840, d. October 28, 1937
     James Henry Woodward was buried at Head of the River Cemetery (also known as Salem Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery), Rt. 221, Check, Floyd Co., Virginia.3 He was born on December 6, 1840 at Pittsylvania Co., Virginia.3 He married Lydia A. Manning, daughter of Cary Manning and Mahala Cole, on October 26, 1865 at Floyd Co., Virginia.4 James Henry Woodward died on October 28, 1937 at Floyd Co., Virginia, at age 96.3

Census Records

1870Dwelling 194, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia5
1880Dwelling 166, District 30, Floyd Co., Virginia6
1890Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia7
1900Dwelling 231, District 20, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia1
1910Dwelling 80, District 51, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia8
1920Dwelling 28, District 100, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia9
1930Dwelling 161, District 12, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia2

Occupation

1870Farmer5
1880Farmer6
1900Farmer machinist1
1910Farmer8
1920Farmer9
1930Farm overseer2

Family

Lydia A. Manning b. January 4, 1843, d. February 6, 1935
Marriage*James Henry Woodward married Lydia A. Manning, daughter of Cary Manning and Mahala Cole, on October 26, 1865 at Floyd Co., Virginia.4 
Children

Citations

  1. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S104] Billy and Juanita Grice, Cemeteries in Floyd County.
  4. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  5. [S166] National Archives and Records Administration, 1870 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.
  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. [S581] Sylvia Gearheart Albert, Jacob Shilling, Jr. Family of Franklin Co., VA.
  11. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  12. [S325] Beth Fridley, Floyd Co., Virginia, Birth Records, 1853-1873.
  13. [S320] Author unknown, Family graveyard on Valentine Thrash land grant, Bent Mountain, Roanoke Co., VA.
  14. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.

Lydia A. Manning1

F, b. January 4, 1843, d. February 6, 1935
FatherCary Manning1,2,3 b. circa 1816
MotherMahala Cole2,1,3 b. circa 1826
     Lydia A. Manning was buried at Head of the River Cemetery (also known as Salem Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery), Rt. 221, Check, Floyd Co., Virginia.4 She was born on January 4, 1843 at Floyd Co., Virginia.4,1 She married James Henry Woodward on October 26, 1865 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1 As of October 26, 1865,her married name was Woodward. Lydia A. Manning died on February 6, 1935 at Floyd Co., Virginia, at age 92.4

Census Records

1850Dwelling 89, District 15, Floyd Co., Virginia2
1860Dwelling 385, Floyd Co., Virginia3
1870Dwelling 194, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia5
1880Dwelling 166, District 30, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia6
1890Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia7
1900Dwelling 231, District 20, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia8
1910Dwelling 80, District 51, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia9
1920Dwelling 28, District 100, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia10
1930Dwelling 161, District 12, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia11

Family

James Henry Woodward b. December 6, 1840, d. October 28, 1937
Marriage*Lydia A. Manning married James Henry Woodward on October 26, 1865 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1 
Children

Citations

  1. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S153] National Archives and Records Administration, 1850 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S301] National Archives and Records Administration, 1860 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S104] Billy and Juanita Grice, Cemeteries in Floyd County.
  5. [S166] National Archives and Records Administration, 1870 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  10. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  11. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  12. [S581] Sylvia Gearheart Albert, Jacob Shilling, Jr. Family of Franklin Co., VA.
  13. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  14. [S325] Beth Fridley, Floyd Co., Virginia, Birth Records, 1853-1873.
  15. [S320] Author unknown, Family graveyard on Valentine Thrash land grant, Bent Mountain, Roanoke Co., VA.
  16. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.

John Van Buren Light1,2,3,4

M, b. August 9, 1873, d. November 13, 1937
FatherCannaday Light Sr.1,4 b. circa 1841
MotherAlthea Mary "Letha" Brindle1 b. circa 1844
     John Van Buren Light was buried at Fair View Cemetery, 3300 Melrose Ave. N.W., Roanoke, Virginia.3,4 He was born on August 9, 1873 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,1,4 He married Susan June "Susie" Conner, daughter of William Riley "Rilo" Conner and Mary Eleanor Martin, on June 12, 1898 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,4 John Van Buren Light died on November 13, 1937 at Roanoke, Virginia, at age 64.4

Census Records

1900Dwelling 171, District 69, Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia2
1910Dwelling 158, District 123, Melrose Ward, Roanoke, Virginia5
1920Dwelling 61, District 41, Roanoke, Virginia6
1930Dwelling 461, District 4, Roanoke, Virginia7

Occupation

1900Farm laborer2
1910Lumber mill laborer5
1920City laborer6
1930City force laborer7

Family

Susan June "Susie" Conner b. April 14, 1877, d. January 19, 1954
Marriage*John Van Buren Light married Susan June "Susie" Conner, daughter of William Riley "Rilo" Conner and Mary Eleanor Martin, on June 12, 1898 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,4 
Children

Citations

  1. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S1521] The Fair View Group, online http://www.thefairviewgroup.org/index.shtml
  4. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  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. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.

Cannaday Light Sr.1,2

M, b. circa 1841
FatherJohn P. Lawrence1
MotherOlive Iddings2,1 b. circa 1823, d. August 26, 1855
     Cannaday Light Sr. was born circa 1841 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2 He married Althea Mary "Letha" Brindle on November 28, 1867 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2

Family

Althea Mary "Letha" Brindle b. circa 1844
Marriage*Cannaday Light Sr. married Althea Mary "Letha" Brindle on November 28, 1867 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2 
Child

Citations

  1. [S924] Casey Unknown, "Olive Iddings," e-mail to Scott Schaffer via Mary Conner Williams, Jun 5, 2005.
  2. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  3. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  4. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.

Althea Mary "Letha" Brindle

F, b. circa 1844
     Althea Mary "Letha" Brindle was born circa 1844 at Virginia.1 She married Cannaday Light Sr., son of John P. Lawrence and Olive Iddings, on November 28, 1867 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1 As of November 28, 1867,her married name was Light.

Family

Cannaday Light Sr. b. circa 1841
Marriage*Althea Mary "Letha" Brindle married Cannaday Light Sr., son of John P. Lawrence and Olive Iddings, on November 28, 1867 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1 
Child

Citations

  1. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.

John Henry King1,2

M, b. November 8, 1872, d. February 11, 1948
FatherReuben Harrison King1,3 b. February 18, 1840, d. February 18, 1914
MotherMartha E. Ridgeway1,3 b. circa 1841, d. November 4, 1888
     John Henry King was buried at Head of the River Cemetery (also known as Salem Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery), Rt. 221, Check, Floyd Co., Virginia.2 He was born on November 8, 1872 at Virginia.1 He married Lavinia Ann "Visa" "Annie" Conner, daughter of Valentine Wise Conner and Elzira Isabel Blankenship, on December 31, 1902 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,3,4 John Henry King died on February 11, 1948 at age 75.1,2

Census Records

1900Dwelling 210, District 20, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., VirginiaEnumerated in the household of his brother Joseph5
1910Dwelling 34, District 51, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia6
1920Dwelling 165, District 100, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia7
1930Dwelling 243, District 11, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia8
1940Dwelling 59, District 32-14, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia9

Occupation

1900Farmer5
1910Farmer6
1920Farmer7
1930Farmer8
1940Farmer9

Family

Lavinia Ann "Visa" "Annie" Conner b. March 5, 1879, d. December 25, 1965
Marriage*John Henry King married Lavinia Ann "Visa" "Annie" Conner, daughter of Valentine Wise Conner and Elzira Isabel Blankenship, on December 31, 1902 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,3,4 
Children

Citations

  1. [S11] Effie King Brown, Descendants of John King 1759-1843.
  2. [S104] Billy and Juanita Grice, Cemeteries in Floyd County.
  3. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  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. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  10. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Virgie K. Gwaltney Akers obitutary in the Sep 14, 1996 edition.
  11. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  12. [S5152] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Birth Records, 1864-2014.

Virgie Ellen King1,2

F, b. October 7, 1903, d. September 12, 1996
FatherJohn Henry King3,4,1 b. November 8, 1872, d. February 11, 1948
MotherLavinia Ann "Visa" "Annie" Conner3,4,1 b. March 5, 1879, d. December 25, 1965
     Her Social Security Number was 229-58-3544.5 Virgie Ellen King was buried at Mountain View Cemetery, 1300 Mountain View Road, Vinton, Roanoke Co., Virginia.6,7 She married David Nathaniel Akers.3,6 Her married name was Akers. Virgie Ellen King was born on October 7, 1903 at Floyd Co., Virginia.5,7 As of circa 1922,her married name was Gwaltney.8 She married Charles Edward "Charlie" Gwaltney circa 1922.3,6,8 Virgie Ellen King died on September 12, 1996 at Virginia at age 92.5,6,7 She AKERS, Virgie K. Gwaltney, 92, of Roanoke, passed away Thursday, September 12, 1996. She was the widow of Charlie Gwaltney and David Akers. Surviving are daughters and son-in-law, Virginia and Ernest Mohler, Virginia Beach, Marie Gwaltney, Roanoke; sons and daughters-in-law, James E. and Dorothy Gwaltney, Chesapeake, George B. and Louise Akers, Mesa, Ariz., Billy N. and Phyllis Akers, Roanoke; several grandchildren including Deborah and Joe Williams, Donna and Bill Martin, all of Roanoke; several great-grandchildren; brother, Irvin King, Roanoke; sister, Inez Foster, Shawsville. Funeral services will be at Oakey's Vinton Chapel, 11 a.m., Monday, September 16, 1996, with the Rev. Carter L. Sloan officiating. Interment will be in Mountain View Cemetery, Vinton. The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday and 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday at Oakey's Vinton Chapel. on September 14, 1996.6

Census Records

1910Dwelling 34, District 51, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia4
1920Dwelling 165, District 100, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia1
1930Dwelling 21, District 28, Roanoke, Virginia8
1940Dwelling 100, District 119-30, Roanoke, Virginia9

Family 1

Charles Edward "Charlie" Gwaltney b. March 7, 1878, d. September 17, 1930
Marriage*Virgie Ellen King married Charles Edward "Charlie" Gwaltney circa 1922.3,6,8 
Children

Family 2

David Nathaniel Akers b. November 14, 1879, d. May 30, 1950
Marriage*Virgie Ellen King married David Nathaniel Akers.3,6 
Child

Citations

  1. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the James Edward Gwaltney obituary in the Nov 23, 2009 edition.
  3. [S11] Effie King Brown, Descendants of John King 1759-1843.
  4. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 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 Virgie K. Gwaltney Akers obitutary in the Sep 14, 1996 edition.
  7. [S2543] Mountain View Cemetery, Roanoke Co., VA, online http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&GSln=chittum&GSfn=elery&GSbyrel=all&GSdyrel=all&GSob=n&GRid=63611337&CRid=51319&df=all&
  8. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  10. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Delphia Gwaltney obituary in the Jan 9, 2005 edition.
  11. [S731] Virginian-Pilot, From the Virginia Gwaltney Mohler obituary in the Jul 13, 2004 edition.
  12. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  13. [S5223] Social Security Administration, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.

Bertha A. King1,2

F, b. May 26, 1905, d. June 18, 1982
FatherJohn Henry King1,3,4,5 b. November 8, 1872, d. February 11, 1948
MotherLavinia Ann "Visa" "Annie" Conner1,3,4,5 b. March 5, 1879, d. December 25, 1965
     Her Social Security Number was 224-36-6767.6 Bertha A. King was buried at Restvale Cemetery, Rt. 221, Check, Floyd Co., Virginia.7,5 She was born on May 26, 1905 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,6,7,5 As of circa 1925,her married name was Ferguson.2 She married Henry William Ferguson circa 1925.1,2,5 Bertha A. King died on June 18, 1982 at Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia, at age 77.1,7,5

Census Records

1910Dwelling 34, District 51, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia3
1920Dwelling 165, District 100, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia4
1930Dwelling 120, District 31, Roanoke, Virginia2
1940Dwelling 99, District 119-30, Roanoke, Virginia8

Family

Henry William Ferguson b. September 9, 1904, d. April, 1976
Marriage*Bertha A. King married Henry William Ferguson circa 1925.1,2,5 
Children

Citations

  1. [S11] Effie King Brown, Descendants of John King 1759-1843.
  2. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  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. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  6. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  7. [S104] Billy and Juanita Grice, Cemeteries in Floyd County.
  8. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Henry William Ferguson, Jr. obituary in the May 18, 1996 edition.
  10. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.

Irvin Noah "Grand Daddie" King1,2,3

M, b. March 27, 1908, d. April 18, 2001
FatherJohn Henry King1,4,5,6,7,8,3 b. November 8, 1872, d. February 11, 1948
MotherLavinia Ann "Visa" "Annie" Conner1,4,5,6,7,8,3 b. March 5, 1879, d. December 25, 1965
     His Social Security Number was 226-32-3154.9 Irvin Noah "Grand Daddie" King was buried at Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens, 5737 Airport Road NW, Roanoke, Virginia.2 He was born on March 27, 1908 at Floyd Co., Virginia.9 He married Elsie Mae Fogle on December 10, 1949 at Roanoke, Virginia.3,10 Irvin Noah "Grand Daddie" King married Claudine Bessie Boothe on March 15, 1971 at Roanoke, Virginia.3 Irvin Noah "Grand Daddie" King died on April 18, 2001 at Virginia at age 93.9,2 He KING, Irvin Noah, (Grand Daddie), 93, of Roanoke, died Wednesday, April 18, 2001. He was a member of Villa Heights Baptist Church and he loved to raise a big garden. He is survived by a daughter, Kathie DeWeese of Roanoke; a son, Peyton Davis of Roanoke, Roger Davis of Roanoke, and Gary Davis of Roanoke; a daughter, Doris Kanode of Roanoke; sister, Shirley Foster; grandsons, Eric J. Adams of Roanoke, Jack E. Adams, III of Roanoke; one great-granddaughter, Morgan M. Adams of Roanoke; seven other grandchildren. Funeral service will be conducted 10 a.m. Saturday, April 21, 2001 at Lotz Roanoke Chapel with the Rev. Byron Green and Rev. Chris Monroe officiating with burial at Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends on Thursday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. and Friday 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home. Arrangements by Lotz Funeral Home, Roanoke Chapel. www.lotzfuneralhome.com on April 19, 2001.2

Census Records

1910Dwelling 34, District 51, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia5
1920Dwelling 165, District 100, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia6
1930Dwelling 243, District 11, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia7
1940Dwelling 59, District 32-14, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia8

Occupation

1930Farm laborer7
1940Farm laborer8

Family 1

Elsie Mae Fogle b. February 3, 1909, d. July 20, 1965
Marriage*Irvin Noah "Grand Daddie" King married Elsie Mae Fogle on December 10, 1949 at Roanoke, Virginia.3,10 
Child
  • Kathie King4,11

Family 2

Claudine Bessie Boothe b. December 7, 1909
Marriage*Irvin Noah "Grand Daddie" King married Claudine Bessie Boothe on March 15, 1971 at Roanoke, Virginia.3 

Citations

  1. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Virgie K. Gwaltney Akers obitutary in the Sep 14, 1996 edition.
  2. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Irvin Noah King obitutary in the Apr 19, 2001 edition.
  3. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  4. [S11] Effie King Brown, Descendants of John King 1759-1843.
  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. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  10. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  11. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Adams-Lewis wedding announcement in the Jun 8, 1997 edition.

Samuel Evans "Sam" Bower1,2,3,4

M, b. March 7, 1851, d. June 4, 1942
FatherLewis Bower4 b. September 25, 1819, d. June 20, 1904
MotherNancy Bowman4 b. May 3, 1817, d. January 28, 1908
     Samuel Evans "Sam" Bower was buried at Bower Cemetery, Rt. 8 near Riner, left on Rt. 602 to Rt. 617, on right side, Floyd Co., Virginia.2 He was born on March 7, 1851 at Virginia.2,5 He married Sarah Rosabell B. "Rosie" "Rosa" Conner, daughter of John Floyd Conner and Docia Adeline "Docie" Poff, on July 14, 1904 at Floyd Co., Virginia; Samuel was a widower when he married Rosa.4,1,6 Samuel Evans "Sam" Bower died on June 4, 1942 at age 91.2

Census Records

1910Dwelling 215, District 94, Auburn, Montgomery Co., Virginia3
1920Dwelling 390, District 106, Auburn, Montgomery Co., Virginia7
1930Dwelling 23, District 4, Auburn, Montgomery Co., Virginia5
1940Dwelling 409, District 61-6, Auburn, Montgomery Co., Virginia8

Occupation

1910Farmer3
1920Farmer7
1930Farmer5

Family

Sarah Rosabell B. "Rosie" "Rosa" Conner b. March 10, 1877, d. September 2, 1938
Marriage*Samuel Evans "Sam" Bower married Sarah Rosabell B. "Rosie" "Rosa" Conner, daughter of John Floyd Conner and Docia Adeline "Docie" Poff, on July 14, 1904 at Floyd Co., Virginia; Samuel was a widower when he married Rosa.4,1,6 
Children

Citations

  1. [S134] Granddaughter Alice V. Thomas, granddaughter-in-law Mrs. Lala Vest Rev. Peter R. Vest, Rev. Peter R. Vest Files.
  2. [S292] Rena Worthen & Margarette Tynan, Floyd Co. Virginia Cemetery Inscriptions, Volume 1.
  3. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  5. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  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. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  10. [S5223] Social Security Administration, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.

Lewis Bower

M, b. September 25, 1819, d. June 20, 1904
     Lewis Bower was buried at Bower Cemetery, Rt. 8 near Riner, left on Rt. 602 to Rt. 617, on right side, Floyd Co., Virginia.1 He was born on September 25, 1819.1 He married Nancy Bowman on July 30, 1838 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2 Lewis Bower died on June 20, 1904 at age 84.1

Family

Nancy Bowman b. May 3, 1817, d. January 28, 1908
Marriage*He married Nancy Bowman on July 30, 1838 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2 
Children

Citations

  1. [S292] Rena Worthen & Margarette Tynan, Floyd Co. Virginia Cemetery Inscriptions, Volume 1.
  2. [S42] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 2, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  3. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.

Nancy Bowman

F, b. May 3, 1817, d. January 28, 1908
     Nancy Bowman was buried at Bower Cemetery, Rt. 8 near Riner, left on Rt. 602 to Rt. 617, on right side, Floyd Co., Virginia.1 She was born on May 3, 1817.1 She married Lewis Bower on July 30, 1838 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2 As of July 30, 1838,her married name was Bower. Nancy Bowman died on January 28, 1908 at age 90.1

Family

Lewis Bower b. September 25, 1819, d. June 20, 1904
Marriage*She married Lewis Bower on July 30, 1838 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2 
Children

Citations

  1. [S292] Rena Worthen & Margarette Tynan, Floyd Co. Virginia Cemetery Inscriptions, Volume 1.
  2. [S42] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 2, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  3. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.

Elmer Edgar Light1,2,3,4,5,6,7

M, b. November 15, 1886, d. October 9, 1944
FatherMadison Light1 b. circa 1841, d. before June 24, 1887
MotherAntonetta/Ganzetta E. Aldridge1 b. circa 1852
     Elmer Edgar Light was buried at Alton Cemetery, Alton, Franklin Co., Ohio.5,6 He was born on November 15, 1886 at Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia.2,3,5,6,7 He married Lydia C./E. "Minnie" Conner, daughter of Joseph Lawson Conner and Sarah Doshia Conner, on December 24, 1907 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,8 Elmer Edgar Light and Lydia C./E. "Minnie" Conner were divorced before April 28, 1910.9 Elmer Edgar Light died on October 9, 1944 at Columbus, Franklin Co., Ohio, at age 57.4,5,6

Census Records

1890Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia10
1910Dwelling 239, District 26, Mifflin, Franklin Co., OhioEnumerated as single9
1920Dwelling 116, District 116, Ward 6, Columbus, Franklin Co., Ohio11
1930Dwelling 94, District 109, Columbus, Franklin Co., Ohio12

Occupation

1910Farm laborer9
1920Dairy farm laborer11
1930Railroad craneman12

Family

Lydia C./E. "Minnie" Conner b. October 26, 1891, d. March 17, 1977
Marriage*Elmer Edgar Light married Lydia C./E. "Minnie" Conner, daughter of Joseph Lawson Conner and Sarah Doshia Conner, on December 24, 1907 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,8 
Divorce* Elmer Edgar Light and Lydia C./E. "Minnie" Conner were divorced before April 28, 1910.9 
Child

Citations

  1. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S1395] Unknown compiler, Official Roster of Ohio Soldiers, Sailors and Marines in the World War, 1917-1918. Vol. I-XXIII.
  3. [S533] National Archives and Records Administration, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-18.
  4. [S857] Ohio Department of Health, Ohio Deaths, 1908-1932, 1938-2018.
  5. [S7678] Alton Cemetery, Franklin Co., OH, online www.findagrave.com/.
  6. [S3565] The National Archives and Records Administration, U.S., Headstone Applications for Military Veterans, 1925-1963.
  7. [S1253] Selective Service System United States, U.S. World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942.
  8. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  9. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  10. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 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.

Madison Light1,2,3

M, b. circa 1841, d. before June 24, 1887
FatherJames R. Light1,2,3 b. 1806, d. February 15, 1880
MotherSarah D. "Sally" Smith1,2,3 b. August, 1802
     Madison Light was born circa 1841 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1 He married Antonetta/Ganzetta E. Aldridge, daughter of Mary "Polly" Aldridge, on November 13, 1873 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,2 Madison Light died before June 24, 1887.1

Family

Antonetta/Ganzetta E. Aldridge b. circa 1852
Marriage*He married Antonetta/Ganzetta E. Aldridge, daughter of Mary "Polly" Aldridge, on November 13, 1873 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,2 
Children

Citations

  1. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S162] Sylvia Gearheart Albert, William G. "The Settler" Aldridge, Floyd Co., VA.
  3. [S1404] Luther N. Byrd (Deceased), "History of the Smith Family, 1750 - 1944."
  4. [S724] Sallie Hays, Mercer Co., West Virginia Marriages 1854-1901.
  5. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.

Antonetta/Ganzetta E. Aldridge1,2

F, b. circa 1852
MotherMary "Polly" Aldridge1
     Antonetta/Ganzetta E. Aldridge was born circa 1852 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1 She married Madison Light, son of James R. Light and Sarah D. "Sally" Smith, on November 13, 1873 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,2 As of November 13, 1873,her married name was Light. Antonetta/Ganzetta E. Aldridge married Raleigh F. "Roley" "Ralph" Light/Iddings, son of John P. Lawrence and Olive Iddings, on June 24, 1887 at Floyd Co., Virginia; Raleigh was divorced when he married Ganzetta.1 As of June 24, 1887,her married name was Lawrence/Light.

Family 1

Madison Light b. circa 1841, d. before June 24, 1887
Marriage*Antonetta/Ganzetta E. Aldridge married Madison Light, son of James R. Light and Sarah D. "Sally" Smith, on November 13, 1873 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,2 
Children

Family 2

Raleigh F. "Roley" "Ralph" Light/Iddings b. circa 1844
Marriage*Antonetta/Ganzetta E. Aldridge married Raleigh F. "Roley" "Ralph" Light/Iddings, son of John P. Lawrence and Olive Iddings, on June 24, 1887 at Floyd Co., Virginia; Raleigh was divorced when he married Ganzetta.1 

Citations

  1. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S162] Sylvia Gearheart Albert, William G. "The Settler" Aldridge, Floyd Co., VA.
  3. [S724] Sallie Hays, Mercer Co., West Virginia Marriages 1854-1901.
  4. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.

Madison Martin Aldridge1,2

M, b. circa 1815
FatherLeonard Aldredge1,2 b. circa 1789, d. December, 1854
MotherCatherine Flynt1,2 b. circa 1785, d. November 20, 1860
     Madison Martin Aldridge was born circa 1815 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.2 He married Mary Polly Gibson on April 27, 1837 at Franklin Co., Virginia.2,3

Family

Mary Polly Gibson
Marriage*Madison Martin Aldridge married Mary Polly Gibson on April 27, 1837 at Franklin Co., Virginia.2,3 

Citations

  1. [S581] Sylvia Gearheart Albert, Jacob Shilling, Jr. Family of Franklin Co., VA.
  2. [S162] Sylvia Gearheart Albert, William G. "The Settler" Aldridge, Floyd Co., VA.
  3. [S2415] Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940, online https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://hr-search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1708698