Shirley Jean Poff1

F, b. December 16, 1927, d. October 31, 1998
FatherRaleigh Clifton Poff2,3,4,5 b. May 18, 1904, d. April 8, 1974
MotherMelissa Ellen "Lizzie" Reed2,3,4,5 b. February 17, 1898, d. August 6, 1978
     Her Social Security Number was 216-22-8919.6 Shirley Jean Poff was born on December 16, 1927 at Maryland.6,5 She married John Lewis Nafzinger, son of Lewis Morris Nafzinger and Lois Rebecca Krabill, on December 23, 1944 at Long Green, Baltimore Co., Maryland.1,7 As of December 23, 1944,her married name was Nafzinger. Shirley Jean Poff died on October 31, 1998 at Maryland at age 70.6,1,7

Census Records

1930Dwelling 363, District 50, Election District 11, Baltimore, Maryland2
1940Dwelling 89, District 3-71, Election District 11, Baltimore Co., Maryland5

Family

John Lewis Nafzinger
Marriage*Shirley Jean Poff married John Lewis Nafzinger, son of Lewis Morris Nafzinger and Lois Rebecca Krabill, on December 23, 1944 at Long Green, Baltimore Co., Maryland.1,7 
Children
  • James Lewis "Jimmy" Nafzinger7
  • Barbara Jean Nafzinger7
  • Robert Clifton "Bob" Nafzinger7
  • Betty Ellen Nafzinger7

Citations

  1. [S657] George Pauff - Anna Merchant, online http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~poff/f0637.htm
  2. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S2179] News, From the Melissa Ellen Poff obituary in the Aug 7, 1978 edition.
  4. [S2179] News, From the Raleigh Clifton Poff obituary in the Apr 9, 1974 edition.
  5. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  7. [S712] Robert Clifton "Bob" Nafzinger, "Nafzinger Family," e-mail to Scott Schaffer, May 17, 2002.

William Aubrey "Bill" Randall1

M, b. September 24, 1930, d. October 16, 2008
     William Aubrey "Bill" Randall was buried at Lyons City Cemetery, Lyons, Toombs Co., Georgia.1 He was born on September 24, 1930 at Lyons, Toombs Co., Georgia.1 He married Rebecca Ann Bryson in July, 1953 at Georgia.1 William Aubrey "Bill" Randall died on October 16, 2008 at Asheville, Buncombe Co., North Carolina, at age 78.1 He William Aubrey Randall, 78, of Black Mountain, died after a short illness on October 16, 2008, in Asheville. Born September 24, 1930, in Lyons, Ga., Bill Randall was the son of Dr. Foy Clifford Randall, DVM, and Annie Mae Autrey Randall. He obtained the rank of Eagle Scout and Order of the Arrow by the age of 15 and graduated from Lyons High School. He served as a medical technician in the U.S. Army. Bill Randall married Rebecca Ann Bryson, of Siloam, Ga., in July of 1953. They lived in Atlanta, Ga., until he graduated from Emory University in 1955 with a bachelor of arts degree in biology. He was a member of Sigma Pi Fraternity. He was a long-time employee of Parke Davis Pharmaceutical Company/Warner Lambert as a professional sales representative. His territory included southwest Georgia. Bill Randall gave back to his community in many ways. He was Scout Master of a Boy Scout troop in Columbus, Ga., where he and his family lived until 1989. He and his wife were founding members of St. Mary's Road United Methodist Church and later attended St. Luke United Methodist Church in Columbus. He served as president of the Columbus Jaycees. He volunteered as executive director of the Miss Georgia Pageant in the 1970s and was invited to judge numerous pageants around the state and region. Bill and Ann were civilian sponsors with the Allied Officer Program at Fort Benning. The Allied Liaison Section annually processed 300 students representing 35 different nations for training at the Infantry School. Ann and Bill invited more than 30 families from Vietnam to Colombia (South America), into their home over the years, befriending these families and helping them navigate the American culture. Bill and Ann retired to Black Mountain in 1989, where he volunteered at the Black Mountain Chamber of Commerce. Ann died in 1992. He was married to the former Jean Ownbey, of Black Mountain, from 1994 until 2001. Bill became a resident of Highland Farms Retirement Community, Black Mountain, in 2001 and actively volunteered there in a number of capacities.
He is survived by his sisters, Louise Randall Jerles, of Dublin, Ga., and Florence Randall Goff (Robert), of Luray, Va; his brother, Donald A. Randall (Carey), of Ft. Myers, Fla; his daughters, Ruth Randall Caproni (Al) and Alice Randall Tarkington, of Atlanta; and Diana Lee Randall, of Cambridge, Mass; and grandchildren, Josephine Randall Caproni, Albert Caproni IV, William Bryson Caproni, and Suzannah Lee Tarkington; as well as many nieces and nephews. He is remembered by his family and friends for his steadfastness and loving care for them. The ashes of William Aubrey Randall were interred on Saturday, November 29, in a graveside service at the Randall plot in the Lyons City Cemetery.In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts can be made to the Coastal Empire Council of the Boy Scouts of America, 11900 Abercorn Expressway, Savannah, Ga., 31419. on December 3, 2008.1

Family

Rebecca Ann Bryson d. 1992
Marriage*He married Rebecca Ann Bryson in July, 1953 at Georgia.1 
Child
  • Ruth Ann Randall1

Citations

  1. [S1947] Black Mountain News, From the William Aubrey Randall obituary in the Dec 3, 2008 edition.

Rebecca Ann Bryson1

F, d. 1992
     Rebecca Ann Bryson married William Aubrey "Bill" Randall in July, 1953 at Georgia.1 As of July, 1953,her married name was Randall.1 Rebecca Ann Bryson died in 1992.1

Family

William Aubrey "Bill" Randall b. September 24, 1930, d. October 16, 2008
Marriage*She married William Aubrey "Bill" Randall in July, 1953 at Georgia.1 
Child
  • Ruth Ann Randall1

Citations

  1. [S1947] Black Mountain News, From the William Aubrey Randall obituary in the Dec 3, 2008 edition.

Andrew Conner1,2,3,4

M, b. circa 1763, d. circa 1845
FatherDaniel I. Conner Sr.3 b. circa 1736, d. circa 1814
MotherMary Unknown3 b. circa 1746, d. 1811
     Andrew Conner was born circa 1763 at Loudoun Co., Virginia.3 He Andrew Conner appears in the Montgomery Co., Virginia property Tax Rolls. He is listed with livestock of 2 horses. in 1792 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.5 He Andrew Conner appears in the Montgomery Co., Virginia property Tax Rolls. He is listed with livestock of 2 horses. in 1793 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.5 He Andrew Conner appears in the Montgomery Co., Virginia property Tax Rolls. He is listed with livestock of 2 horses. in 1794 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.5 He Andrew Conner appears in the Montgomery Co., Virginia property Tax Rolls. He is listed with livestock of 3 horses. in 1796 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.5 He Andrew Conner appears in the Montgomery Co., Virginia property Tax Rolls. He is listed with livestock of 3 horses. in 1797 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.5 He Andrew Conner appears in the Montgomery Co., Virginia property Tax Rolls. He is listed with livestock of 3 horses. in 1798 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.5 He Granted by the State 340 acres of land on the Drains of the south fork of the Roanoke River and a small portion of Meadow River on Nov 14,1801 on November 14, 1801.3 He married Elizabeth "Priscilla" Aldridge, daughter of William G. "the Settler" Aldredge and Anny Unknown, circa 1803; This may have been Andrew Conner's second marriage.3 Andrew Conner Granted by the State 140 acres of land on the Drains of the south fork of the Roanoke River on August 1, 1834. on August 1, 1834.3 He left a will on August 5, 1839 at Floyd Co., Virginia; In the name of God Amen, this the fifth day of August 1839, I Andrew Conner of Floyd County and the State of Virginia being advanced in years and weak in body but of sound memory and understanding do see cause to make this my last Will and Testament that is to say I commend my soul to Almighty God and my body to the grave As for what Estate the Lord blessed me with in this life I dispose of the same on the following manner and form that is to say it is my will that all my lawful debts funeral expenses and doctors charges if any there be paid and lawfully discharged. I will and bequeath unto my loving wife that part of my land where on I now live including the boundary that I will to my son John and also all my stock household beds and bedding, plantation tools during her life the moveable property she is to dispose of as she sees wus and after her decease the land to be Johns. I will unto John Light the boundary of land that I marked off for him and he is to pay my wife six bushels of grain a year during her widowhood I will unto Aaron that boundary of land I marked off for him and he to pay my wife six bushels of grain during her widowhood. I will Daniel that boundary of land I marked off for him and he to pay my wife six bushels of grain a year during her widowhood. I will my two daughters Nancy and Bethany that boundary of land on which Isaac Wilson now lives to be equally divided between them. I leave unto Daniel and John that part of land which belongs to the new survey which has not been marked off and each of them to pay twenty dollars to Nancy and Bethany and the land to be equally divided between Daniel and John. I will unto Nancy Ann Hoback thirty dollars. I will unto David Hoback one dollar. I hereby nominate my two sons William and Daniel to be Executors of my last Will and Testament in witness whereof I set my hand the day and year above written. In the presence of: Stanton H. Aidridge Jesse B. Smith Charles B. Reynolds Signed: Andrew Conner Witness to the attention made for the benefit of my daughter Mary Light. They said that John Light stood in place of Mary. Will proved May 1845. Deed between Zadock and wife Jane Conner and brother Andrew Conner This indenture made the 27th day of December in the year of Christ one thousand eight hundred and twenty-two between Zedekiah Conner and his wife Jane Conner of the county of Montgomery and State of Virginia of the one part and Andrew Conner of the county and state aforesaid of the other part witnesseth that the said Zadekiah Conner and his wife for and in consideration of the sum of two hundred dollars paid by the said Andrew Conner for a certain tract of land lying in the county aforesaid on the waters of Little River be it one hundred acres more or less, bounded as follows: beginning at the line on the muster ground branch and down the same to the mouth of meadow run and down meadow run to the line and with said line to Andrew Conners line thence to the beginning to have and to hold the said land unto the said Andrew Conner his heirs, Escrs, adms, or assigns forever to defend against ever to warrant and defend against all claims that is or may come for which I bind the afoursaid land unto the said Andrew Conner and his heirs forever and by these presents willed and with our seals and dated this 27th of December one thousand Eight Hundred and Twenty-two. Acknowledged before: William Conner Zadock Conner Henry Shockey Jane (X) Conner At Montgomery May Court. 1823, this deed of bargain and sale from Zadock Conner and Jane his wife to Andrew Conner was proven by the oath of the witnesses subscribed and ordered to be recorded. Among the papers of Veda Bly (Conner) Bowles was a court order against Zadock to pay an IOU given to his brother Jonathan without a due date. The Court action apparently was triggered by the above sale of land to Andrew. The judge notes "there is now sufficient funds in the hands of Andrew Conner to pay the note plus interest."1 He died circa 1845 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1

Census Records

1810Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia1 male 26-44 yo, 1 female 26-44 yo, 1 male under 10 yo, 3 females under 10 yo2
1820Blacksburg, Virginia1 male 45 yo and over, 1 female 26- 44, 1 male 10-15 yo, 2 females 10-15 yo, 3 males under 10 yo, 2 females under 106
1830Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia1 male 60-69 yo, 1 female 50-59 yo, 2 males 15-19 yo, 1 female 15-19 yo, 1 male 10-14 yo, 1 female 10-14 yo4
1840Floyd Co., Virginia1 male 70-79 yo, 1 female 60-69 yo, 1 female 30-39 yo, 2 males & 1 female 20-29 yo, 1 male & 1 female 10-14 yo7

Family

Elizabeth "Priscilla" Aldridge b. circa 1779
Marriage*Andrew Conner married Elizabeth "Priscilla" Aldridge, daughter of William G. "the Settler" Aldredge and Anny Unknown, circa 1803; This may have been Andrew Conner's second marriage.3 
Children

Citations

  1. [S353] Virginia County Clerk of Floyd Co., Floyd Co., Virginia Will Book 01, From the will of Andrew Conner.
  2. [S406] National Archives and Records Administration, 1810 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S411] B. J. Conner, The Conner Family 1736-1997.
  4. [S413] National Archives and Records Administration, 1830 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S438] State of Virginia, Virginia Property Tax Rolls.
  6. [S409] National Archives and Records Administration, 1820 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S414] National Archives and Records Administration, 1840 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S162] Sylvia Gearheart Albert, William G. "The Settler" Aldridge, Floyd Co., VA.
  9. [S2415] Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940, online https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://hr-search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1708698
  10. [S349] Erma C. Sowers, A Report on the Descendants of Henry Iddings and Abigail Richardson.

Rozier Tyrone Dedwylder1,2

M, b. September 22, 1922, d. February 25, 2006
     His Social Security Number was 433-44-7991.3 Rozier Tyrone Dedwylder was born on September 22, 1922 at Cleveland, Mississippi.3,2 He married Martha Frances Richards circa 1956.1,2 Rozier Tyrone Dedwylder died on February 25, 2006 at Columbus, Muscogee Co., Georgia, at age 83.3,2 He COLUMBUS, GA— Rozier Tyrone Dedwylder, 83, of Columbus, GA died at Doctors Hospital on Saturday, February 25, 2006. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 AM on Tuesday, February 28, 2006 at Trinity Episcopal Church with Father Rich Martindale officiating according to Striffler-Hamby Mortuary, Macon Road. The family will receive friends at the residence of Mr. and Mrs. John Dedwylder. Mr. Dedwylder was born September 25, 1922, in Cleveland, MS, son of the late Dr. Rosier Davis Dedwylder and Ruby Tyrone Dedwylder. He was a graduate of Georgia Tech where he earned a degree in Architecture. Mr. Dedwylder was a partner in Pound, Flowers and Dedwylder Architects. He was a WWII veteran serving in the U. S. Navy as a Lieutenant in the South Pacific Theater. Mr. Dedwylder was a member of the Kappa Alpha fraternity and was the founding President of Uptown Columbus. He was also active in many other local civic organizations and activities that are too numerous to name here. Survivors include his wife of 50 years, Martha Richards Dedwylder of Columbus, GA; two sons, John Dedwylder and his wife, Bitsy of Columbus, GA, and Dr. Rosier Davis Dedwylder II, M.D., of King George, VA; two grandchildren, John Davis Dedwylder and Elizabeth Rivers Dedwylder. Remembrances may be made in Mr. Dedwylder's memory to a charity of your choice. on February 27, 2006.2

Family

Martha Frances Richards
Marriage*He married Martha Frances Richards circa 1956.1,2 
Child
  • John Dedwylder1,2,4

Citations

  1. [S1072] Rozier Dedwylder, "Caproni Family Line," e-mail to Scott Schaffer, Jun, 2001.
  2. [S2191] Columbus Ledger-Enquirer, From the Rozier Tyrone Dedwylder obituary in the Feb 27, 2006 edition.
  3. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  4. [S10853] McMullen Funeral Home and Crematory, online www.mcmullenfuneralhome.com, From the Elizabeth Rivers Dedwylder obituary.

Sarah S. Light1,2,3,4,5

F, b. May 1, 1851, d. June 26, 1903
FatherHenry Washington Light3,2,4,5 b. October 29, 1826, d. February 4, 1904
MotherNancy Cole2,3,4,5 b. June 3, 1821, d. November 26, 1896
     Sarah S. Light was buried at Weaver, Lawrence, Payne, and Others Cemetery, High Rock Hill Road & Daniels Run Road, Montgomery Co., Virginia.6 She was born on May 1, 1851 at Virginia.6 She married Noah Lawrence, son of Silas Byrd Lawrence and Elizabeth Wilson, on July 8, 1872 at Floyd Co., Virginia.3,6,2 As of July 8, 1872,her married name was Lawrence. Sarah S. Light died on June 26, 1903 at age 52.6

Census Records

1860Dwelling 67, District 10, Floyd Co., Virginia4
1870Dwelling 283, Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia5
1880Dwelling 120, District 50, Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia7
1900Dwelling 194, District 69, Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia8

Family

Noah Lawrence b. 1850, d. before June 15, 1900
Marriage*Sarah S. Light married Noah Lawrence, son of Silas Byrd Lawrence and Elizabeth Wilson, on July 8, 1872 at Floyd Co., Virginia.3,6,2 
Children

Citations

  1. [S310] Howard Spradlin, Light in "Floyd Co., Virginia Listserve," listserve message Feb 25, 2004.
  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. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  4. [S301] National Archives and Records Administration, 1860 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S166] National Archives and Records Administration, 1870 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S576] Margaret Tynan & Rena Worthen, Montgomery Co., Virginia Cemeteries, Volume I.
  7. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Archer Almond Lawrence death certificate.
  10. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  11. [S2415] Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940, online https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://hr-search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1708698
  12. [S48] Montgomery Co., Virginia Court House, Register 1, Montgomery Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  13. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Rosa Jane Wilson death certificate.
  14. [S1863] Beckley Post Herald, From the Rosa Jane Wilson obituary in the Jan 19, 1959 edition.
  15. [S2414] Virginia Deaths and Burials, 1853-1917, online https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://hr-search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1708697
  16. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  17. [S1863] Beckley Post Herald, From the Sarah Ardella Lawrence Long obituary in the Dec 26, 1962 edition.
  18. [S1863] Beckley Post Herald, From the Lura Rogers obituary in the May 14, 1969 edition.

Henry Washington Light Jr.1,2,3,4,5

M, b. February 14, 1853, d. February 6, 1924
FatherHenry Washington Light2,1,3,6,7,5 b. October 29, 1826, d. February 4, 1904
MotherNancy Cole1,2,3,6,7,5 b. June 3, 1821, d. November 26, 1896
     Henry Washington Light Jr. was buried at White Rock Church of the Brethren Cemetery, Carthledge Road, Floyd Co., Virginia.8,5 He was born on February 14, 1853 at Floyd Co., Virginia.8,1,3,5 He married Mary Magdaline Lawrence, daughter of Jacob R. Lawrence and Nancy Rutrough, on March 26, 1873 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,2 Henry Washington Light Jr. married Mary Susan Reed, daughter of Daniel Webster Reed and Mary Jane Duncan, on March 4, 1920 at Floyd Co., Virginia.3,5 Henry Washington Light Jr. died on February 6, 1924 at Alum Ridge, Floyd Co., Virginia, at age 70.8,5

Census Records

1860Dwelling 67, District 10, Floyd Co., Virginia6
1870Dwelling 283, Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia7
1880Dwelling 107, District 137, Pipestem, Summers Co., West Virginia9
1890Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia10
1900Dwelling 198, District 19, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia11
1910Dwelling 29, District 47, Indian Valley, Floyd Co., Virginia12
1920Dwelling 131, District 87, Alum Ridge, Floyd Co., Virginia13

Occupation

1880Farmer9
1900Carpenter11
1910Farmer12
1920Farmer13

Family 1

Mary Magdaline Lawrence b. October 24, 1851, d. May 14, 1914
Marriage*Henry Washington Light Jr. married Mary Magdaline Lawrence, daughter of Jacob R. Lawrence and Nancy Rutrough, on March 26, 1873 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,2 
Children

Family 2

Mary Susan Reed b. February 19, 1889, d. June 14, 1975
Marriage*Henry Washington Light Jr. married Mary Susan Reed, daughter of Daniel Webster Reed and Mary Jane Duncan, on March 4, 1920 at Floyd Co., Virginia.3,5 

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. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  4. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Victor Olander Light death certificate.
  5. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  6. [S301] National Archives and Records Administration, 1860 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S166] National Archives and Records Administration, 1870 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S292] Rena Worthen & Margarette Tynan, Floyd Co. Virginia Cemetery Inscriptions, Volume 1.
  9. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.
  10. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 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. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Wilbur Stanley Light death certificate.
  15. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Light-Jewell marriage record.

Mary Magdaline Lawrence1,2,3

F, b. October 24, 1851, d. May 14, 1914
FatherJacob R. Lawrence2,1,4 b. May 20, 1816, d. May 25, 1899
MotherNancy Rutrough1,2 b. March 16, 1816, d. November 14, 1878
     Mary Magdaline Lawrence was buried at White Rock Church of the Brethren Cemetery, Carthledge Road, Floyd Co., Virginia.5,1,4 She was born on October 24, 1851 at Virginia.5,1 She married Henry Washington Light Jr., son of Henry Washington Light and Nancy Cole, on March 26, 1873 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,1 As of March 26, 1873,her married name was Light. Mary Magdaline Lawrence died on May 14, 1914 at Indian Valley, Floyd Co., Virginia, at age 62.5,1,4

Census Records

1880Dwelling 107, District 137, Pipestem, Summers Co., West Virginia6
1890Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia7
1900Dwelling 198, District 19, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia8
1910Dwelling 29, District 47, Indian Valley, Floyd Co., Virginia9

Family

Henry Washington Light Jr. b. February 14, 1853, d. February 6, 1924
Marriage*Mary Magdaline Lawrence married Henry Washington Light Jr., son of Henry Washington Light and Nancy Cole, on March 26, 1873 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,1 
Children

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. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  3. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Victor Olander Light death certificate.
  4. [S1033] Unknown name of person, Virginia Department of Health Death Certificate, From the Mary M. Light death certificate.
  5. [S292] Rena Worthen & Margarette Tynan, Floyd Co. Virginia Cemetery Inscriptions, Volume 1.
  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. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  11. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Wilbur Stanley Light death certificate.
  12. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Light-Jewell marriage record.

Mary Susan Reed1,2

F, b. February 19, 1889, d. June 14, 1975
FatherDaniel Webster Reed1,2 b. July 19, 1855, d. May 5, 1933
MotherMary Jane Duncan1,2 b. September 29, 1857, d. April 1, 1947
     Mary Susan Reed was buried at Sunset Cemetery, North Franklin Street, Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia.2 She was born on February 19, 1889 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,2 She married Henry Washington Light Jr., son of Henry Washington Light and Nancy Cole, on March 4, 1920 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,2 As of March 4, 1920,her married name was Light. Mary Susan Reed died on June 14, 1975 at Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia, at age 86.2

Census Records

1890Alum Ridge, Floyd Co., Virginia3
1930Dwelling 46, District 11, Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia4
1940Dwelling 71, District 61-15, Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia5
1940Seamstress5

Family

Henry Washington Light Jr. b. February 14, 1853, d. February 6, 1924
Marriage*Mary Susan Reed married Henry Washington Light Jr., son of Henry Washington Light and Nancy Cole, on March 4, 1920 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,2 

Citations

  1. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  3. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.

Daniel Webster Reed1,2

M, b. July 19, 1855, d. May 5, 1933
FatherRev. Isaac Reed Sr.2 b. April 12, 1820, d. April 8, 1912
MotherSusannah Akers2 b. October 14, 1820, d. April 30, 1909
     Daniel Webster Reed was buried at Charlie Reed Cemetery, across from Pleasant Valley Church, Rt. 750, off Rt. 8, Floyd Co., Virginia.1 He was born on July 19, 1855 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,2 He married Mary Jane Duncan on August 3, 1876 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,3 Daniel Webster Reed died on May 5, 1933 at age 77.1

Census Records

1890Alum Ridge, Floyd Co., Virginia4

Family

Mary Jane Duncan b. September 29, 1857, d. April 1, 1947
Marriage*Daniel Webster Reed married Mary Jane Duncan on August 3, 1876 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,3 
Child

Citations

  1. [S286] Archie Sr. & Phyllis Sumner, Charlie Reed Cemetery, Floyd Co., VA.
  2. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  3. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  4. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.

Mary Jane Duncan1,2

F, b. September 29, 1857, d. April 1, 1947
     Mary Jane Duncan was buried at Charlie Reed Cemetery, across from Pleasant Valley Church, Rt. 750, off Rt. 8, Floyd Co., Virginia.3,2 She was born on September 29, 1857 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,3,2 She married Daniel Webster Reed, son of Rev. Isaac Reed Sr. and Susannah Akers, on August 3, 1876 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,2 As of August 3, 1876,her married name was Reed. Mary Jane Duncan died on April 1, 1947 at Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia, at age 89.2

Census Records

1890Alum Ridge, Floyd Co., Virginia4

Family

Daniel Webster Reed b. July 19, 1855, d. May 5, 1933
Marriage*Mary Jane Duncan married Daniel Webster Reed, son of Rev. Isaac Reed Sr. and Susannah Akers, on August 3, 1876 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,2 
Child

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. [S286] Archie Sr. & Phyllis Sumner, Charlie Reed Cemetery, Floyd Co., VA.
  4. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.

Rev. Isaac Reed Sr.1,2,3

M, b. April 12, 1820, d. April 8, 1912
FatherGeorge Reed4,3 b. November 8, 1783, d. November 12, 1837
MotherElizabeth Anna Altizer4 b. September 9, 1786, d. 1858
     Rev. Isaac Reed Sr. was buried at Charlie Reed Cemetery, across from Pleasant Valley Church, Rt. 750, off Rt. 8, Floyd Co., Virginia.2 He was born on April 12, 1820 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.4,2,3 He married Susannah Akers on January 8, 1842 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1 Rev. Isaac Reed Sr. died on April 8, 1912 at age 91.2,3

Census Records

1890Alum Ridge, Floyd Co., Virginia5

Family

Susannah Akers b. October 14, 1820, d. April 30, 1909
Marriage*Rev. Isaac Reed Sr. married Susannah Akers on January 8, 1842 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1 
Children

Citations

  1. [S42] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 2, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S286] Archie Sr. & Phyllis Sumner, Charlie Reed Cemetery, Floyd Co., VA.
  3. [S306] Ora Belle Mayberry McColman and Others, Emera Altizer of Montgomery Co., VA and Some of his Descendants 1736-1997.
  4. [S33] Surnames of Families of Floyd Co., Virginia, online http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~barbr/zz_main_contents.htm
  5. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.

Susannah Akers1

F, b. October 14, 1820, d. April 30, 1909
     Susannah Akers was buried at Charlie Reed Cemetery, across from Pleasant Valley Church, Rt. 750, off Rt. 8, Floyd Co., Virginia.2 She was born on October 14, 1820 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.2,1 She married Rev. Isaac Reed Sr., son of George Reed and Elizabeth Anna Altizer, on January 8, 1842 at Floyd Co., Virginia.3 As of January 8, 1842,her married name was Reed. Susannah Akers died on April 30, 1909 at age 88.2,1

Census Records

1890Alum Ridge, Floyd Co., Virginia4

Family

Rev. Isaac Reed Sr. b. April 12, 1820, d. April 8, 1912
Marriage*Susannah Akers married Rev. Isaac Reed Sr., son of George Reed and Elizabeth Anna Altizer, on January 8, 1842 at Floyd Co., Virginia.3 
Children

Citations

  1. [S306] Ora Belle Mayberry McColman and Others, Emera Altizer of Montgomery Co., VA and Some of his Descendants 1736-1997.
  2. [S286] Archie Sr. & Phyllis Sumner, Charlie Reed Cemetery, Floyd Co., VA.
  3. [S42] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 2, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  4. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S33] Surnames of Families of Floyd Co., Virginia, online http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~barbr/zz_main_contents.htm
  6. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.

Lettie F. Light1,2

F, b. circa 1874
FatherHenry Washington Light Jr.1,2 b. February 14, 1853, d. February 6, 1924
MotherMary Magdaline Lawrence1,2 b. October 24, 1851, d. May 14, 1914
     Lettie F. Light was born circa 1874 at Virginia.2

Census Records

1880Dwelling 107, District 137, Pipestem, Summers Co., West Virginia2
1890Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia3

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. [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.

Dora May Light1,2

F, b. August 19, 1879, d. February 9, 1969
FatherHenry Washington Light Jr.1,3,4,2 b. February 14, 1853, d. February 6, 1924
MotherMary Magdaline Lawrence1,3,4,2 b. October 24, 1851, d. May 14, 1914
     Dora May Light was buried at Akers Cemetery, Rt. 601 (River Hill Road), Floyd Co., Virginia.5 Her Social Security Number was 225-72-0885.6 She was born on August 19, 1879 at Floyd Co., Virginia.6,1 She married Alonzo Leonard "Lonzo" Light, son of Joseph Owen Light and Louisa Frances Amos, on December 21, 1899 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,7 Dora May Light died on February 9, 1969 at age 89.5

Census Records

1880Dwelling 107, District 137, Pipestem, Summers Co., West Virginia2
1890Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia8
1900Dwelling 165, District 17, Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia9
1910Dwelling 29, District 47, Indian Valley, Floyd Co., Virginia4
1920Dwelling 36, District 87, Alum Ridge, Floyd Co., Virginia10
1930Dwelling 20, District 1, Alum Ridge, Floyd Co., Virginia11
1940Dwelling 23, District 32-2, Alum Ridge, Floyd Co., Virginia12

Family

Alonzo Leonard "Lonzo" Light b. May 4, 1879, d. August 10, 1960
Marriage*Dora May Light married Alonzo Leonard "Lonzo" Light, son of Joseph Owen Light and Louisa Frances Amos, on December 21, 1899 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,7 
Child
  • Martha M. Light11

Citations

  1. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 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. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S81] Janice Smyth, "Cole Family Researcher Janice Smyth," e-mail to Scott Schaffer, 2001-2005.
  6. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  7. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Alonzo Leonard Light obituary in the Aug 10, 1960 edition.
  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. [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.

Victor Olander Light1,2,3,4,5

M, b. July 14, 1882, d. March 5, 1959
FatherHenry Washington Light Jr.3,2,5 b. February 14, 1853, d. February 6, 1924
MotherMary Magdaline Lawrence2,3,5 b. October 24, 1851, d. May 14, 1914
     His Social Security Number was 233-30-8457.5 Victor Olander Light was buried at White Rock Church of the Brethren Cemetery, Carthledge Road, Floyd Co., Virginia.6,5,7 He was born on July 14, 1882 at Floyd Co., Virginia.6,2,4,8,5 He married Roxie E. "Rosie" Hall, daughter of Callahill W. "C. W." Hall and Sarah Frances "Fanny" Montgomery, on January 3, 1904 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,1,6,3,8 Victor Olander Light died on March 5, 1959 at Bluefield, Mercer Co., West Virginia, at age 76.6,7,5 He Bluefield, W. Va. — Victor O. Light, 76, died at his home here Thursday. Surviving are five daughters, Mrs. Carlisle Floyd, Mrs. J. William Thornton, both of Bluefield; Mrs. H. A. Wade, Christiansburg, Va; Mrs. C. N. Angel, Huntington; Mrs. J. Q. Donnelly, Marion, Va; two brothers and a sister; Otho Light, Danville, Va; Jasper Light, Mrs. A. L. Light, both of Roanoke, Va. The funeral will be at 11:15 a.m. Saturday at Hawkins Funeral Home here. A graveside service will be at White Rock Cemetary at Carthage Saturday at 2:30 p.m. on March 6, 1959.7

Census Records

1890Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia9
1910Dwelling 118, District 47, Indian Valley, Floyd Co., Virginia10
1920Dwelling 95, District 87, Alum Ridge, Floyd Co., Virginia11
1930Dwelling 4, District 6, Bluefield, Mercer Co., West Virginia12
1930Dwelling 58, District 1, Alum Ridge, Floyd Co., VirginiaEnumerated in the household of his son-in-law Haden Light12
1940Dwelling 92, District 28-6, Bluefield, Mercer Co., West Virginia13

Occupation

1910Flour miller10
1920Farmer and merchant11
1930Carpenter12
1940Watch repairman13

Family

Roxie E. "Rosie" Hall b. October 19, 1882, d. January 29, 1959
Marriage*Victor Olander Light married Roxie E. "Rosie" Hall, daughter of Callahill W. "C. W." Hall and Sarah Frances "Fanny" Montgomery, on January 3, 1904 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,1,6,3,8 
Children

Citations

  1. [S134] Granddaughter Alice V. Thomas, granddaughter-in-law Mrs. Lala Vest Rev. Peter R. Vest, Rev. Peter R. Vest Files.
  2. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  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. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Victor Olander Light death certificate.
  6. [S292] Rena Worthen & Margarette Tynan, Floyd Co. Virginia Cemetery Inscriptions, Volume 1.
  7. [S3196] Radford News Journal, From the Victor O. Light obituary in the Mar 6, 1959 edition.
  8. [S349] Erma C. Sowers, A Report on the Descendants of Henry Iddings and Abigail Richardson.
  9. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 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. [S345] Bluefield Daily Telegraph, From the Bonnie Light Whitlock obituary in the Nov 29, 2001 edition.
  15. [S345] Bluefield Daily Telegraph, From the Erma Light Floyd obituary in the Jan 7, 2003 edition.
  16. [S5152] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Birth Records, 1864-2014.
  17. [S12] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 5, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  18. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.

Jasper Wade Light1,2

M, b. July 19, 1888, d. December 2, 1962
FatherHenry Washington Light Jr.1,3,4 b. February 14, 1853, d. February 6, 1924
MotherMary Magdaline Lawrence1,3,4 b. October 24, 1851, d. May 14, 1914
     His Social Security Number was 226-01-2674.5 Jasper Wade Light was born on July 19, 1888 at Floyd Co., Virginia; The SSDI has a bith date of Jul 19, 1887.1,2,5 He married Lula Guy Vest, daughter of Peter Callahill Vest and Rosa Bell Poff, on August 14, 1910 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,6,3,7 Jasper Wade Light died on December 2, 1962 at age 74.3

Census Records

1890Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia8
1900Dwelling 198, District 19, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia4
1920Dwelling 79, District 101, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia9
1930Dwelling 99, District 2, Big Lick, Roanoke Co., Virginia10
1940Dwelling 379, District 81-27, South Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia11

Occupation

1910Carpenter1
1920General store merchant9
1930Rayon plant spinner10
1940Rayon mill spinner11

Family

Lula Guy Vest b. April 28, 1890, d. December 16, 1983
Marriage*Jasper Wade Light married Lula Guy Vest, daughter of Peter Callahill Vest and Rosa Bell Poff, on August 14, 1910 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,6,3,7 
Children

Citations

  1. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S533] National Archives and Records Administration, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-18.
  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. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  6. [S134] Granddaughter Alice V. Thomas, granddaughter-in-law Mrs. Lala Vest Rev. Peter R. Vest, Rev. Peter R. Vest Files.
  7. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  8. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  10. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  11. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  12. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Fritzie Mae Williams obituary in the Aug 9, 2001 edition.
  13. [S5152] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Birth Records, 1864-2014.
  14. [S5223] Social Security Administration, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.
  15. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.

Wilbur Stanley Light1,2,3,4

M, b. July 12, 1890, d. December 18, 1954
FatherHenry Washington Light Jr.1,5,6 b. February 14, 1853, d. February 6, 1924
MotherMary Magdaline Lawrence1,5,6 b. October 24, 1851, d. May 14, 1914
     Wilbur Stanley Light was buried at Woodlawn Memorial Park, Bluewell, Mercer Co., West Virginia.1 His Social Security Number was 236-07-4540.1 He was born on July 12, 1890 at Terrys Fork, Floyd Co., Virginia.1,2,4 He married Ida Isabelle Carr, daughter of Zachariah Ellsworth "Zack" Carr and Mahala Catherine Manning, on September 15, 1927 at Welch, McDowell Co., West Virginia.6 Wilbur Stanley Light died on December 18, 1954 at Bluefield, Mercer Co., West Virginia, at age 64.1

Census Records

1900Dwelling 198, District 19, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia5
1930Dwelling 176, District 20, Keystone, McDowell Co., West Virginia3
1940Dwelling 111, District 24-25, Keystone, McDowell Co., West Virginia7

Occupation

1930Odd job painter3
1940Coal company boiler fireman7

Family

Ida Isabelle Carr b. October 22, 1886, d. May 14, 1962
Marriage*Wilbur Stanley Light married Ida Isabelle Carr, daughter of Zachariah Ellsworth "Zack" Carr and Mahala Catherine Manning, on September 15, 1927 at Welch, McDowell Co., West Virginia.6 

Citations

  1. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Wilbur Stanley Light death certificate.
  2. [S533] National Archives and Records Administration, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-18.
  3. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S1253] Selective Service System United States, U.S. World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942.
  5. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Light-Jewell marriage record.
  7. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.

Alonzo Leonard "Lonzo" Light1,2,3,4

M, b. May 4, 1879, d. August 10, 1960
FatherJoseph Owen Light2,1,5 b. August 31, 1856, d. January 31, 1927
MotherLouisa Frances Amos2,1,5 b. April 20, 1858, d. May 11, 1894
     Alonzo Leonard "Lonzo" Light was buried at Akers Cemetery, Rt. 601 (River Hill Road), Floyd Co., Virginia.6 He was born on May 4, 1879 at Summers Co., West Virginia.2,1,6,3 He married Dora May Light, daughter of Henry Washington Light Jr. and Mary Magdaline Lawrence, on December 21, 1899 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,4 Alonzo Leonard "Lonzo" Light died on August 10, 1960 at Roanoke, Virginia, at age 81.4 He Alonzo Leonard Light, 81 died in a Roanoke hospital Thursday. A former resident of Alum Ridge in Floyd County, he had spent the past five years with an adopted daughter, Mrs. Clarence E. Jones of Cave Spring. Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Dora Mae Light, Cave Spring; three brothers, Grover A. Light, Floyd; Robert Light, Quincy, IL; Walter Light, Dayton, OH; five sisters Mrs. Vent Austin, Check; Mrs. Plain Dulaney, Bowen, IL; Mrs. Hubert Lawrence, Pilot; Mrs. Graydon Cox, Riner; and Mrs. Flora Zigler, Perryville, MD. The body is at Lotz. on August 10, 1960.4

Census Records

1880Dwelling 107, District 137, Pipestem, Summers Co., West Virginia5
1900Dwelling 165, District 17, Little River, Floyd Co., VirginiaEnumerated with his wife in the household of his grandfather Henry Light7
1910Dwelling 29, District 47, Indian Valley, Floyd Co., VirginiaEnumerated with his wife in the household of his father-in-law Henry W. Light, Jr.8
1920Dwelling 36, District 87, Alum Ridge, Floyd Co., Virginia9
1930Dwelling 20, District 1, Alum Ridge, Floyd Co., Virginia10
1940Dwelling 23, District 32-2, Alum Ridge, Floyd Co., Virginia11

Occupation

1900Farm laborer7
1910Blacksmith8
1920Farmer and blacksmith9
1930Farmer10
1940Farmer11

Family

Dora May Light b. August 19, 1879, d. February 9, 1969
Marriage*Alonzo Leonard "Lonzo" Light married Dora May Light, daughter of Henry Washington Light Jr. and Mary Magdaline Lawrence, on December 21, 1899 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,4 
Child
  • Martha M. Light10

Citations

  1. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S49] Jr. Howard G. Spradlin, "Joseph Owen Light," e-mail to Scott Schaffer, May 30, 2003.
  3. [S533] National Archives and Records Administration, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-18.
  4. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Alonzo Leonard Light obituary in the Aug 10, 1960 edition.
  5. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S81] Janice Smyth, "Cole Family Researcher Janice Smyth," e-mail to Scott Schaffer, 2001-2005.
  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. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  10. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  11. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.

Roxie E. "Rosie" Hall1,2,3

F, b. October 19, 1882, d. January 29, 1959
FatherCallahill W. "C. W." Hall2,1,3 b. November 26, 1854, d. September 28, 1928
MotherSarah Frances "Fanny" Montgomery2,3 b. October 12, 1854, d. July 15, 1898
     Roxie E. "Rosie" Hall was buried at White Rock Church of the Brethren Cemetery, Carthledge Road, Floyd Co., Virginia.4 She was born on October 19, 1882 at Floyd Co., Virginia.4,3 She married Victor Olander Light, son of Henry Washington Light Jr. and Mary Magdaline Lawrence, on January 3, 1904 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,5,4,1,3 As of January 3, 1904,her married name was Light. Roxie E. "Rosie" Hall died on January 29, 1959 at age 76.4

Census Records

1890Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia6
1910Dwelling 118, District 47, Indian Valley, Floyd Co., Virginia7
1920Dwelling 95, District 87, Alum Ridge, Floyd Co., Virginia8
1930Dwelling 4, District 6, Bluefield, Mercer Co., West Virginia9
1940Dwelling 92, District 28-6, Bluefield, Mercer Co., West Virginia10

Occupation

1930Boarding house propriator9
1940Boarding house keeper10

Family

Victor Olander Light b. July 14, 1882, d. March 5, 1959
Marriage*Roxie E. "Rosie" Hall married Victor Olander Light, son of Henry Washington Light Jr. and Mary Magdaline Lawrence, on January 3, 1904 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,5,4,1,3 
Children

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. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  3. [S349] Erma C. Sowers, A Report on the Descendants of Henry Iddings and Abigail Richardson.
  4. [S292] Rena Worthen & Margarette Tynan, Floyd Co. Virginia Cemetery Inscriptions, Volume 1.
  5. [S134] Granddaughter Alice V. Thomas, granddaughter-in-law Mrs. Lala Vest Rev. Peter R. Vest, Rev. Peter R. Vest Files.
  6. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  10. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  11. [S345] Bluefield Daily Telegraph, From the Bonnie Light Whitlock obituary in the Nov 29, 2001 edition.
  12. [S345] Bluefield Daily Telegraph, From the Erma Light Floyd obituary in the Jan 7, 2003 edition.
  13. [S5152] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Birth Records, 1864-2014.
  14. [S12] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 5, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  15. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.

Howard A. Light1,2,3,4,5,6

M, b. November 20, 1904, d. August 21, 1934
FatherVictor Olander Light2,3,4,5 b. July 14, 1882, d. March 5, 1959
MotherRoxie E. "Rosie" Hall2,3,4,5 b. October 19, 1882, d. January 29, 1959
     Howard A. Light was buried at White Rock Church of the Brethren Cemetery, Carthledge Road, Floyd Co., Virginia.1 He was born on November 20, 1904 at Virginia.1,3 He died on August 21, 1934 at Valley Co., Montana, at age 29.1,6

Census Records

1910Dwelling 118, District 47, Indian Valley, Floyd Co., Virginia4
1920Dwelling 95, District 87, Alum Ridge, Floyd Co., Virginia5

Family

Children
  • Jerry Light3
  • Chloe Light3

Citations

  1. [S292] Rena Worthen & Margarette Tynan, Floyd Co. Virginia Cemetery Inscriptions, Volume 1.
  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. [S349] Erma C. Sowers, A Report on the Descendants of Henry Iddings and Abigail Richardson.
  4. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S3147] Office of Vital Statistics State of Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services, Montana Death Index, 1868-2011.

Nellie Elizabeth "Elinor" Light1,2,3,4

F, b. December 28, 1905, d. May 17, 1994
FatherVictor Olander Light1,5,6,2,4,7,8 b. July 14, 1882, d. March 5, 1959
MotherRoxie E. "Rosie" Hall1,5,6,2,4,7,8 b. October 19, 1882, d. January 29, 1959
     Nellie Elizabeth "Elinor" Light was buried at Sunset Cemetery, North Franklin Street, Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia.9,3 Her Social Security Number was 224-32-3751.10 She WADE, Elinor Light, 88, of Christiansburg, matriarch and co-founder of the family owned Wade's Supermarkets, passed away Tuesday night, May 17, 1994, at Lewis-Gale Hospital. She was devoted to and, loved by her family and retained her sharp, analytical mind in the face of increasing pain from cancer. She was preceded in death by her husband, Haden A. Wade and two sisters, Jimmie Angel Reagin and Edith Donnelly. Surviving are her son and daughter-in-law, Lowell and Jeanette Wade; her daughter and son-in-law, Freda and Dale Teel; grand-children, Scott and Melodee Wade, Greg Wade, Sarah and Tony Harris, and David Teel; great-grandchildren, Meaghan and Haden Bryce Wade, Dustin and Paige Harris, all of Christiansburg. Also surviving are two sisters and a brother-in-law, Erma Floyd, Bonnie and Brand Whitlock of Bluefield, W.Va; a niece, Nancy Whitlock of Waynesboro, Va; and a special friend, Pattie Altizer of Christiansburg. The funeral will be at 11:00 a.m. Friday from the Main Street Baptist Church, conducted by the Rev. Peter duPlessis with interment in Sunset Cemetery. Friends may call anytime Thursday at the Richardson-Horne Funeral Home. The family will receive friends from 6:30 until 8:30 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Arrangements by Richardson-Home.3 She was born on December 28, 1905 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,9,10,4 She married Haden Alvah Wade, son of John M. Wade and Mary "Polly" Dulaney, on April 2, 1924 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,2,3,4 As of April 2, 1924,her married name was Wade. Nellie Elizabeth "Elinor" Light died on May 17, 1994 at Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia, at age 88.9,10,3,4

Census Records

1910Dwelling 118, District 47, Indian Valley, Floyd Co., Virginia7
1920Dwelling 95, District 87, Alum Ridge, Floyd Co., Virginia8
1930Dwelling 58, District 1, Alum Ridge, Floyd Co., Virginia11
1940Dwelling 64, District 32-2, Alum Ridge, Floyd Co., Virginia12

Family

Haden Alvah Wade b. March 2, 1901, d. March 14, 1963
Marriage*Nellie Elizabeth "Elinor" Light married Haden Alvah Wade, son of John M. Wade and Mary "Polly" Dulaney, on April 2, 1924 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,2,3,4 
Children

Citations

  1. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, 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. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, From the Elinor Light Wade obituary in an undated edition.
  4. [S349] Erma C. Sowers, A Report on the Descendants of Henry Iddings and Abigail Richardson.
  5. [S345] Bluefield Daily Telegraph, From the Bonnie Light Whitlock obituary in the Nov 29, 2001 edition.
  6. [S345] Bluefield Daily Telegraph, From the Erma Light Floyd obituary in the Jan 7, 2003 edition.
  7. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S65] Rena Worthen & Margarette Tynan, Montgomery County Virginia Cemetery Reading of Sunset Cemetery, Christiansburg.
  10. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  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. [S878] VA Montgomery Co., Register 4, Montgomery Co., VA Marriage Records.
  14. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Lowell E. Wade obituary in the May 30, 2019 edition.
  15. [S306] Ora Belle Mayberry McColman and Others, Emera Altizer of Montgomery Co., VA and Some of his Descendants 1736-1997.

Allie Arietta "Jimmie" Light1,2,3,4

F, b. January 1, 1908, d. March 9, 1987
FatherVictor Olander Light5,1,6,3,7,8,4 b. July 14, 1882, d. March 5, 1959
MotherRoxie E. "Rosie" Hall5,1,6,3,7,8,4 b. October 19, 1882, d. January 29, 1959
     Her Social Security Number was 233-72-4907.9 Allie Arietta "Jimmie" Light was buried at Ridgelawn Memorial Park, 5547 West Pea Ridge Road, Barboursville, Cabell Co., West Virginia.10 She was born on January 1, 1908 at Terrys Fork, Floyd Co., Virginia.3,4 As of June 28, 1935,her married name was Angel.5 She married Charles Mowbray Angel on June 28, 1935.5,1,3 As of March 15, 1983,her married name was Reagin.11 Allie Arietta "Jimmie" Light married Ernest Edgar Reagin on March 15, 1983 at Ohio.1,2,11 Allie Arietta "Jimmie" Light died on March 9, 1987 at Portsmouth, Scioto Co., Ohio, at age 79.9

Census Records

1910Dwelling 118, District 47, Indian Valley, Floyd Co., Virginia7
1920Dwelling 95, District 87, Alum Ridge, Floyd Co., Virginia8
1940Dwelling 115, District 6-10B, Huntington, Cabell Co., West Virginia12

Family 1

Charles Mowbray Angel b. November 23, 1895, d. June 17, 1970
Marriage*Allie Arietta "Jimmie" Light married Charles Mowbray Angel on June 28, 1935.5,1,3 

Family 2

Ernest Edgar Reagin b. March 30, 1889, d. March 7, 1988
Marriage*Allie Arietta "Jimmie" Light married Ernest Edgar Reagin on March 15, 1983 at Ohio.1,2,11 

Citations

  1. [S345] Bluefield Daily Telegraph, From the Erma Light Floyd obituary in the Jan 7, 2003 edition.
  2. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, From the Elinor Light Wade obituary in an undated edition.
  3. [S349] Erma C. Sowers, A Report on the Descendants of Henry Iddings and Abigail Richardson.
  4. [S5152] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Birth Records, 1864-2014.
  5. [S345] Bluefield Daily Telegraph, From the Bonnie Light Whitlock obituary in the Nov 29, 2001 edition.
  6. [S331] William Lindsay Lawrence, Judy G. Blackwell, Erma C. Sowers, and Mabel Collins Willis Ora Belle Mayberry McColeman, Descendants of Elder John Lawrence.
  7. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S857] Ohio Department of Health, Ohio Deaths, 1908-1932, 1938-2018.
  10. [S4020] Ridgelawn Memorial Park, Cabell Co., WV, online http://www.findagrave.com
  11. [S2071] Office of Vital Statistics Ohio Department of Health, Ohio Marriage Index, 1970, 1972-2007.
  12. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.

Edith Elva Light1,2,3

F, b. January 7, 1910, d. April 2, 1979
FatherVictor Olander Light1,4,5,6,2,7,8 b. July 14, 1882, d. March 5, 1959
MotherRoxie E. "Rosie" Hall4,5,6,1,2,7,8 b. October 19, 1882, d. January 29, 1959
     Her Social Security Number was 136-20-6282.9 Edith Elva Light was buried at Rose Lawn Cemetery, Marion, Smyth Co., Virginia.3 She was born on January 7, 1910 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,2,9,10,3 She married John Quinton Donnelly on September 17, 1927 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,2,11 As of September 17, 1927,her married name was Donnelly. Edith Elva Light died on April 2, 1979 at Sarasota Co., Florida, at age 69.9,10,3

Census Records

1910Dwelling 118, District 47, Indian Valley, Floyd Co., Virginia7
1920Dwelling 95, District 87, Alum Ridge, Floyd Co., Virginia8

Family

John Quinton Donnelly b. March 28, 1906, d. October 6, 1978
Marriage*Edith Elva Light married John Quinton Donnelly on September 17, 1927 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,2,11 

Citations

  1. [S12] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 5, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S349] Erma C. Sowers, A Report on the Descendants of Henry Iddings and Abigail Richardson.
  3. [S5935] Rose Lawn Cemetery, Smyth Co., VA, online http://www.findagrave.com/
  4. [S345] Bluefield Daily Telegraph, From the Bonnie Light Whitlock obituary in the Nov 29, 2001 edition.
  5. [S345] Bluefield Daily Telegraph, From the Erma Light Floyd obituary in the Jan 7, 2003 edition.
  6. [S331] William Lindsay Lawrence, Judy G. Blackwell, Erma C. Sowers, and Mabel Collins Willis Ora Belle Mayberry McColeman, Descendants of Elder John Lawrence.
  7. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  10. [S417] Florida Health Department, Florida Death Index,1877-1998.
  11. [S116] Floyd Press, From the John Quinton Donnelly obituary in the Oct 12, 1978 edition.

Otho Elbert Light1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8

M, b. June 6, 1885, d. May 16, 1968
FatherHenry Washington Light Jr.4,3,9,8 b. February 14, 1853, d. February 6, 1924
MotherMary Magdaline Lawrence3,4,9 b. October 24, 1851, d. May 14, 1914
     His Social Security Number was 223-20-3771.10 Otho Elbert Light was buried at Danville Memorial Gardens, Danville, Virginia.7,8 He was born on June 6, 1885 at Floyd Co., Virginia.5,6,10,8 He married Effie Constance Poff, daughter of William Taylor Poff and Ellen Frances Jackson, on July 21, 1906 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.4,1,3,8,11 Otho Elbert Light died on May 16, 1968 at Danville, Virginia, at age 82.7,8

Census Records

1890Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia12
1900Dwelling 198, District 19, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia9
1910Dwelling 60, District 99, Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia13
1920Dwelling 36, District 94, Indian Valley, Floyd Co., Virginia14
1930Dwelling 217, District 30, Tunstall, Pittsylvania Co., Virginia2
1940Dwelling 15, District 106-21, Danville, Virginia15

Occupation

1910Laborer13
1920Produce huckster14
1930Carpenter2
1940Carpenter15

Family

Effie Constance Poff b. March 21, 1886, d. December 10, 1962
Marriage*Otho Elbert Light married Effie Constance Poff, daughter of William Taylor Poff and Ellen Frances Jackson, on July 21, 1906 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.4,1,3,8,11 
Children

Citations

  1. [S134] Granddaughter Alice V. Thomas, granddaughter-in-law Mrs. Lala Vest Rev. Peter R. Vest, Rev. Peter R. Vest Files.
  2. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 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. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  5. [S533] National Archives and Records Administration, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-18.
  6. [S1253] Selective Service System United States, U.S. World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942.
  7. [S3518] Danville Memorial Gardens, Danville, VA, online http://www.findagrave.com
  8. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  9. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  10. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  11. [S3531] Danville Register, From the Effie Constance Poff Light obituary in the Dec 11, 1962 edition.
  12. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.
  13. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  14. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  15. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  16. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, From the Doye Washington Light obituary in an undated edition.
  17. [S3531] Danville Register, From the Oliver Charlie Light obituary in the Oct 14, 1966 edition.
  18. [S5152] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Birth Records, 1864-2014.
  19. [S2415] Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940, online https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://hr-search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1708698
  20. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.