Mary Byar Yates1,2,3

F, b. October 25, 1870, d. December 13, 1947
FatherWilliam Anthony Yeatts4,5,2,6,7,3 b. January 16, 1835, d. May 15, 1906
MotherMary Henry Terry Yates4,5,2,6,7,3 b. November 15, 1832, d. December 9, 1927
     Mary Byar Yates was buried at Sherwood Burial Park, 1045 Lynchburg Turnpike, Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia.8,3 She was born on October 25, 1870 at Floyd Co., Virginia.4,1,2,3 She married Robert Lee "Pa Dad" Conner, son of Jonathan Conner and Mahala Thrash, on April 25, 1889 at Floyd Co., Virginia.4,1,9,3 As of April 25, 1889,her married name was Conner. Mary Byar Yates died on December 13, 1947 at Roanoke, Virginia, at age 77.1,2,3

Census Records

1880Dwelling 14, District 29, Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia5
1900Dwelling 73, District 102, Ward 5, Roanoke, Virginia10
1910Dwelling 113, District 123, Melrose Ward, Roanoke, Virginia11
1920Dwelling 47, District 43, Roanoke, Virginia12
1930Dwelling 73, District 4, Roanoke, Virginia13
1940Dwelling 12, District 119-12, Roanoke, Virginia14

Family

Robert Lee "Pa Dad" Conner b. September 6, 1869, d. January 24, 1949
Marriage*Mary Byar Yates married Robert Lee "Pa Dad" Conner, son of Jonathan Conner and Mahala Thrash, on April 25, 1889 at Floyd Co., Virginia.4,1,9,3 
Children

Citations

  1. [S274] Robert & Juanita Elmore Conner, "Personal Papers of Robert & Juanita Elmore Conner."
  2. [S599] Sr. Robert Somerville Radford Yates, A History of John Yeardley Yates of Pittsylvania and Patrick Counties, Virginia.
  3. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  4. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  5. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S116] Floyd Press, From the Mary H. Yeatts obituary in an undated edition.
  7. [S325] Beth Fridley, Floyd Co., Virginia, Birth Records, 1853-1873.
  8. [S602] "Personal knowledge of Jane E. Conner,."
  9. [S590] Jonathan Conner Family Bible.
  10. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  11. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  12. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  13. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  14. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  15. [S5223] Social Security Administration, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.

Mary Elizabeth Yates1

F, b. July 1, 1853, d. September 25, 1861
FatherJohn Yeardley Yates1,2,3 b. January 1, 1807, d. February 16, 1882
MotherElizabeth Feline Lipford1,2,3 b. December 1, 1814, d. March 24, 1908
     Mary Elizabeth Yates was born on July 1, 1853 at Pittsylvania Co., Virginia.1 She died on September 25, 1861 at Patrick Co., Virginia, at age 8; Died of diphtheria.3

Census Records

1860Dwelling 492, South District, Patrick Co., Virginia2

Citations

  1. [S599] Sr. Robert Somerville Radford Yates, A History of John Yeardley Yates of Pittsylvania and Patrick Counties, Virginia.
  2. [S301] National Archives and Records Administration, 1860 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S529] Unknown author, Patrick County Death Records 1853-1870.

Vera Elsie Aldridge1,2

F, b. July 22, 1900, d. March 29, 1978
FatherJohn Henry Anderson Aldridge1,3 b. September 16, 1869, d. September 27, 1954
MotherMahala Ann "Sis" Conner1,3 b. June 5, 1871, d. March 15, 1936
     Her Social Security Number was 224-18-7927.4 Vera Elsie Aldridge was born on July 22, 1900 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,2,4 As of circa 1918,her married name was LaPrade.5 She married Willie Lawrence LaPrade circa 1918.1,6,5 Vera Elsie Aldridge died on March 29, 1978 at High Point, Guilford Co., North Carolina, at age 77.1,2

Census Records

1910Dwelling 91, District 51, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia3
1930Dwelling 200, District 16, Otter, Bedford Co., Virginia5

Family

Willie Lawrence LaPrade b. November 18, 1898, d. April 12, 1995
Marriage*Vera Elsie Aldridge married Willie Lawrence LaPrade circa 1918.1,6,5 
Children

Citations

  1. [S162] Sylvia Gearheart Albert, William G. "The Settler" Aldridge, Floyd Co., VA.
  2. [S1028] North Carolina Archives and Records Section and North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services, North Carolina Death Indexes, 1908-2004.
  3. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  5. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Louise LaPrade Smith obituary in the Dec 5, 2008 edition.

Marshall Junius LaPrade1,2

M, b. December 2, 1920, d. June 21, 1999
FatherWillie Lawrence LaPrade1,3,4 b. November 18, 1898, d. April 12, 1995
MotherVera Elsie Aldridge1,3,4 b. July 22, 1900, d. March 29, 1978
     Marshall Junius LaPrade was buried at Carolina Memorial Park, 7113 Rivers Avenue, North Charleston, Charleston Co., South Carolina.5 His Social Security Number was 225-10-7001.6 He married Lorena Bullin.1,7 Marshall Junius LaPrade was born on December 2, 1920 at Virginia.6 He died on June 21, 1999 at age 78.6

Census Records

1930Dwelling 200, District 16, Otter, Bedford Co., Virginia4

Family

Lorena Bullin b. December 1, 1921, d. May 5, 2010
Marriage*Marshall Junius LaPrade married Lorena Bullin.1,7 
Children
  • Charles Allen LaPrade2,1,7
  • Michael Dale LaPrade2,1,7

Citations

  1. [S162] Sylvia Gearheart Albert, William G. "The Settler" Aldridge, Floyd Co., VA.
  2. [S998] North Carolina State Archives, North Carolina Birth Index, 1800-2000.
  3. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Louise LaPrade Smith obituary in the Dec 5, 2008 edition.
  4. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S2917] Carolina Memorial Park, Charleston Co., SC, online http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&GSln=laprade&GSfn=marshall&GSbyrel=all&GSdyrel=all&GSob=n&GRid=35441321&CRid=69713&df=all&
  6. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  7. [S2013] Charleston Post & Courier, From the Lorena Bullin LaPrade obituary in the May 6, 2010 edition.

Mable Louise LaPrade1

F, b. March 13, 1924, d. December 2, 2008
FatherWillie Lawrence LaPrade1,2,3 b. November 18, 1898, d. April 12, 1995
MotherVera Elsie Aldridge1,2,3 b. July 22, 1900, d. March 29, 1978
     Her Social Security Number was 238-26-1081.4 Mable Louise LaPrade married C. B. Smith Jr.1,2 Her married name was Smith. Mable Louise LaPrade was born on March 13, 1924 at Roanoke Co., Virginia.1,2,4 She died on December 2, 2008 at Greensboro, Guilford Co., North Carolina, at age 84.2,4 She Mrs. Louise LaPrade Smith, of Greensboro, N.C., died Tuesday, December 2, 2008, at her home. Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. on Saturday, December 6, 2008, at Bessemer United Methodist Church, 3015 East Bessemer Ave., Greensboro, N.C. Born on March 13, 1924, near Roanoke, Va., Louise was a daughter of the late Willie Lawrence and Vera Aldridge LaPrade. She was preceded in death by her brothers, J. Marshall and William C. LaPrade. Survivors include her husband, C.B. Smith Jr; several children and grandchildren; sister, Joanne L. Johnson, of Jamestown, N.C; and numerous relatives in Virginia and North Carolina. The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. on Friday, December 5, 2008, at Forbis & Dick Funeral Service, 1118 N. Elm St. in Greensboro, N.C. Offer condolences to the family at www.forbisanddick.com. on December 5, 2008.2

Census Records

1930Dwelling 200, District 16, Otter, Bedford Co., Virginia3

Family

C. B. Smith Jr.
Marriage*Mable Louise LaPrade married C. B. Smith Jr.1,2 
Children
  • Pamela Sue Smith1
  • David Kyle Smith1

Citations

  1. [S162] Sylvia Gearheart Albert, William G. "The Settler" Aldridge, Floyd Co., VA.
  2. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Louise LaPrade Smith obituary in the Dec 5, 2008 edition.
  3. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.

William Carl LaPrade1,2

M, b. June 22, 1927, d. October 13, 1987
FatherWillie Lawrence LaPrade1,3,4 b. November 18, 1898, d. April 12, 1995
MotherVera Elsie Aldridge1,3,4 b. July 22, 1900, d. March 29, 1978
     His Social Security Number was 245-32-3494.5 William Carl LaPrade married Hilda Faye Chapman.1,6 William Carl LaPrade was born on June 22, 1927 at Virginia.1,5,2 He died on October 13, 1987 at High Point, Guilford Co., North Carolina, at age 60.5,2

Census Records

1930Dwelling 200, District 16, Otter, Bedford Co., Virginia4

Family

Hilda Faye Chapman b. November 9, 1930, d. June 30, 2011
Marriage*William Carl LaPrade married Hilda Faye Chapman.1,6 
Children
  • Cynthia Lynn LaPrade1
  • Carol Ann LaPrade1
  • Christopher Vincent LaPrade1

Citations

  1. [S162] Sylvia Gearheart Albert, William G. "The Settler" Aldridge, Floyd Co., VA.
  2. [S1028] North Carolina Archives and Records Section and North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services, North Carolina Death Indexes, 1908-2004.
  3. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Louise LaPrade Smith obituary in the Dec 5, 2008 edition.
  4. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  6. [S2007] Salisbury Post, From the Hilda Chapman LaPrade obituary in the Jul 2, 2011 edition.

Lorena Bullin1,2

F, b. December 1, 1921, d. May 5, 2010
     Lorena Bullin married Marshall Junius LaPrade, son of Willie Lawrence LaPrade and Vera Elsie Aldridge.1,2 Lorena Bullin was buried at Carolina Memorial Park, 7113 Rivers Avenue, North Charleston, Charleston Co., South Carolina.2,3 Her Social Security Number was 244-18-4958.4 Her married name was LaPrade. She was born on December 1, 1921.4 She died on May 5, 2010 at Hanahan, Berkeley Co., South Carolina, at age 88.4,2 She HANAHAN - Lorena Bullin LaPrade, age 88, entered into her state of eternal rest Wednesday morning May 5, 2010, at Heartland Health Care Center in Hanahan, SC. The family will receive visitors at Carolina Memorial Funeral Home Thursday, May 6 from 6 p.m. through 8 p.m. The funeral services will be held Friday, May 7, 2010, at Aldersgate United Methodist Church at 1 p.m. Burial to follow in Carolina Memorial Park. She was preceded in death by her husband, Marshall J. LaPrade, also her brothers, Gilmer, JC, Paul, Harold Bullin and a sister Anna Lou Farrington all of Highpoint, North Carolina. She is survived by two sons, Charles LaPrade of Hanahan, SC and Michael LaPrade and wife Donna and two grandchildren, Joey LaPrade and Steven LaPrade from Atlanta, GA. She was a member of Aldersgate United Methodist Church and a lay person of various churches during her lifetime. She has received various lifetime awards for her work in the community and state. She will be dearly missed as a mother, friend and mentor of our community. on May 6, 2010.2

Family

Marshall Junius LaPrade b. December 2, 1920, d. June 21, 1999
Marriage*She married Marshall Junius LaPrade, son of Willie Lawrence LaPrade and Vera Elsie Aldridge.1,2 
Children
  • Charles Allen LaPrade1,2
  • Michael Dale LaPrade1,2

Citations

  1. [S162] Sylvia Gearheart Albert, William G. "The Settler" Aldridge, Floyd Co., VA.
  2. [S2013] Charleston Post & Courier, From the Lorena Bullin LaPrade obituary in the May 6, 2010 edition.
  3. [S2917] Carolina Memorial Park, Charleston Co., SC, online http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&GSln=laprade&GSfn=marshall&GSbyrel=all&GSdyrel=all&GSob=n&GRid=35441321&CRid=69713&df=all&
  4. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.

Hilda Faye Chapman1,2

F, b. November 9, 1930, d. June 30, 2011
     Hilda Faye Chapman married William Carl LaPrade, son of Willie Lawrence LaPrade and Vera Elsie Aldridge.1,2 Her Social Security Number was 239-46-6993.3 Hilda Faye Chapman was buried at Floral Garden Memorial Park, 1730 English Road, High Point, Guilford Co., North Carolina.2 Her married name was LaPrade. She was born on November 9, 1930.1,3 She died on June 30, 2011 at North Carolina at age 80.3 She HIGH POINT - Hilda Chapman LaPrade, age 80, daughter of the late Edna Palmer Chapman and Alton Leroy Chapman, went peacefully to be with her Lord on June 30, 2011. She was a lifetime member of High Point Friends Meeting. Hilda will be remembered for her love of family and for her years of devotion to her mother, Edna Palmer Chapman. Hilda retired from Perkinson's Jewelry Store. Previously, she worked at Voorhees and Everhart Architects and Dennis Office Supply. She loved needlework, sewing, music, dancing, traveling and having fun with family and friends. She was devoted to her late husband of many years, William C. LaPrade, who was a vice president and trust officer for Wachovia Bank. Hilda attended Catawba College, Salisbury, and has many good friends from her college years. Hilda is survived by two sisters, Hazel Chapman Minnick of High Point and Joyce Chapman Brown (Albert) of Salisbury. She has one nephew, Harvey E. Minnick, (Gina) and four nieces, Brenda Chapman Minnick of High Point, Cindy Brown Amerson (Allen) of Salisbury, Libby Brown Laxton (Charles) of Hudson and Jeannie Brown Farrell (Joe), of Granite Falls. Visitation and Service: The family will receive friends and guests at Cumby Family Funeral Service, Eastchester Drive, High Point, Saturday, July 2, at 2 p.m. The service will follow at 3 p.m. in the Cumby Chapel, officiated by Rev. Kelly Kellum, pastor of High Point Friends Meeting. Interment will follow at Floral Garden Park Cemetery on Rotary Drive in High Point. Memorials: May be made to High Point Friends Meeting. Arrangements by Cumby Family Funeral Service, High Point. on July 2, 2011.2

Family

William Carl LaPrade b. June 22, 1927, d. October 13, 1987
Marriage*She married William Carl LaPrade, son of Willie Lawrence LaPrade and Vera Elsie Aldridge.1,2 
Children
  • Cynthia Lynn LaPrade1
  • Carol Ann LaPrade1
  • Christopher Vincent LaPrade1

Citations

  1. [S162] Sylvia Gearheart Albert, William G. "The Settler" Aldridge, Floyd Co., VA.
  2. [S2007] Salisbury Post, From the Hilda Chapman LaPrade obituary in the Jul 2, 2011 edition.
  3. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.

John David Yeatts1

M, b. January 9, 1856, d. February 25, 1922
FatherJohn Yeardley Yates1,2,3,4 b. January 1, 1807, d. February 16, 1882
MotherElizabeth Feline Lipford1,2,3,4 b. December 1, 1814, d. March 24, 1908
     John David Yeatts was buried at Yates Family Cemetery, near Stonewall Church, one-half mile off 4366 Rt. 221 N., Floyd Co., Virginia.5 He was born on January 9, 1856 at Pittsylvania Co., Virginia.5,1 He married Ruth Ellen Ingram, daughter of Elkanah Turner "Elkany" Ingram and Matilda Ann Willis, on April 12, 1877 at Floyd Co., Virginia.4,1 John David Yeatts died on February 25, 1922 at Floyd Co., Virginia, at age 66; The Yates book has a death date of Feb 22, 1922.5,1

Census Records

1860Dwelling 492, South District, Patrick Co., Virginia2
1870Dwelling 49, Mayo Township, Patrick Co., Virginia6
1880Dwelling 214, District 29, Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia7
1890Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia8
1900Dwelling 76, District 18, Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia9
1910Dwelling 36, District 49, Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia10
1920Dwelling 18, District 97, Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia11

Occupation

1880Farmer7
1900Farmer9
1910Farmer10
1920Farmer11

Family

Ruth Ellen Ingram b. April 4, 1858, d. December 31, 1935
Marriage*John David Yeatts married Ruth Ellen Ingram, daughter of Elkanah Turner "Elkany" Ingram and Matilda Ann Willis, on April 12, 1877 at Floyd Co., Virginia.4,1 
Children

Citations

  1. [S599] Sr. Robert Somerville Radford Yates, A History of John Yeardley Yates of Pittsylvania and Patrick Counties, Virginia.
  2. [S301] National Archives and Records Administration, 1860 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S116] Floyd Press, From the Elizabeth F. Yates obituary in an undated edition.
  4. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  5. [S402] Mary Conner Williams, Yates Cemetery, Floyd Co., VA.
  6. [S166] National Archives and Records Administration, 1870 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.
  9. [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. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  13. [S325] Beth Fridley, Floyd Co., Virginia, Birth Records, 1853-1873.
  14. [S849] Jack Spangler (e-mail address), Descendants of Daniel and Mary Spangler, Franklin County, Virginia 1773.
  15. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  16. [S5223] Social Security Administration, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.
  17. [S3540] Washington State Archives, Washington, Marriage Records, 1854-2013.
  18. [S12] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 5, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  19. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.

Martha Bertha Roberson1

F, b. June 8, 1906, d. June 20, 1983
     Martha Bertha Roberson was buried at Franklin Memorial Park, Virgil Goode Highway, Rocky Mount, Franklin Co., Virginia.1,2 She was born on June 8, 1906 at Franklin Co., Virginia.2 She married Noah Alvin Aldridge, son of John Henry Anderson Aldridge and Mahala Ann "Sis" Conner, on June 17, 1926 at Rocky Mount, Franklin Co., Virginia.1 As of June 17, 1926,her married name was Aldridge. Martha Bertha Roberson died on June 20, 1983 at age 77.1,2

Census Records

1930Dwelling 54, District 1, Horse Pasture, Henry Co., Virginia3

Family

Noah Alvin Aldridge b. May 25, 1903, d. June 2, 1931
Marriage*Martha Bertha Roberson married Noah Alvin Aldridge, son of John Henry Anderson Aldridge and Mahala Ann "Sis" Conner, on June 17, 1926 at Rocky Mount, Franklin Co., Virginia.1 
Children

Citations

  1. [S162] Sylvia Gearheart Albert, William G. "The Settler" Aldridge, Floyd Co., VA.
  2. [S2770] Franklin Memorial Park, Franklin Co., VA, online http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&GSln=mullins&GSiman=1&GScid=50284&GRid=42079366&CRid=50284&
  3. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Genoa Ann Wray obituary in the Apr 23, 2011 edition.

Alvin Willis Aldridge1,2

M, b. May 7, 1927, d. August 26, 1991
FatherNoah Alvin Aldridge2,3 b. May 25, 1903, d. June 2, 1931
MotherMartha Bertha Roberson2,3 b. June 8, 1906, d. June 20, 1983
     His Social Security Number was 224-32-4006.4 Alvin Willis Aldridge was buried at Franklin Memorial Park, Virgil Goode Highway, Rocky Mount, Franklin Co., Virginia.1,5,2 He married Name Unknown. Alvin Willis Aldridge was born on May 7, 1927 at Virginia.4,2 He died on August 26, 1991 at Virginia at age 64.4,1,2 He ROCKY MOUNT - Alvin Willis Aldridge, age 64, died Monday, August 26, 1991. Surviving are a daughter, Diane A. Law, Glade Hill; two granddaughters; a sister and brother-in-law, Ann and John M. Wray, Rocky Mount; two aunts, Curtis Nichols and Lucy Holcomb, both of Bassett; also several nieces and nephews. Graveside services will be conducted Wednesday at 11:00 a.m. at Franklin Memorial Park by the Rev. J. Earl Harrelson. The family will receive friends from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. on August 27, 1991.1

Census Records

1930Dwelling 54, District 1, Horse Pasture, Henry Co., Virginia3

Family

Name Unknown
Marriage*Alvin Willis Aldridge married Name Unknown
Child
  • Diane Aldridge1

Citations

  1. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Alvin Willis Aldridge obituary in the Aug 26, 1991 edition.
  2. [S162] Sylvia Gearheart Albert, William G. "The Settler" Aldridge, Floyd Co., VA.
  3. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  5. [S294] Franklin County Historical Society, Franklin County, VA Cemeteries.

Genoa Ann "Noa-Ann" Aldridge1

F, b. October 4, 1931, d. April 21, 2011
FatherNoah Alvin Aldridge2,1 b. May 25, 1903, d. June 2, 1931
MotherMartha Bertha Roberson2,1 b. June 8, 1906, d. June 20, 1983
     Genoa Ann "Noa-Ann" Aldridge was buried at Franklin Memorial Park, Virgil Goode Highway, Rocky Mount, Franklin Co., Virginia.1 She married John M. "Shangie" Wray.2,1 Her married name was Wray. Genoa Ann "Noa-Ann" Aldridge was born on October 4, 1931.1 She died on April 21, 2011 at Virginia at age 79.1 She Genoa Ann (Noa-Ann) Wray, 79, of Rocky Mount, passed away on Thursday, April 21, 2011. Mrs. Wray retired from DuPont with 31 ½ years of service and Fork Mountain Rest Home where she worked for over 10 years, a job she dearly loved, and was a member of Woodlawn Baptist Church. She was born on October 4, 1931, a daughter of the late Noah and Bertha Robertson Aldridge and was preceded in death by her husband, John M. "Shangie" Wray; and a son, Jackie D. Wray. Surviving are her son and daughter-in-law, Johnny and Susan Wray; special daughter-in-law, Connie P. Wray; her grandchildren, Stephanie and Taw Hodges, Brittany Michelle Wray, Jace and Andrea Wray and Jade Kelli Wray; greatgrandchildren, Clayton and Alison Hodges, and Tanner Wray-Dudley; stepgrandson, Will and Jamie Wilson; and step great-grandchildren, Daniel, Amelia and Graceann Wilson. She is also survived by her special cousins, considered the "Golden Girls," Zenith Lawrence, Blandy Frettful and Patty Martin. Funeral Services will be conducted from Woodlawn Baptist Church at 11 a.m. on Monday, April 25, 2011, with the Rev. Eddie Hawks officiating. Interment will follow in Franklin Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, the family has requested that memorial contributions be made to Woodlawn Baptist Church, 30 Woodlawn Drive, Rocky Mount, VA 24151. Her family will receive friends on Sunday, April 24, 2011, from 5 to 7 p.m. at Lynch ConnerBowman Funeral Home. on April 23, 2011.3

Family

John M. "Shangie" Wray
Marriage*She married John M. "Shangie" Wray.2,1 
Children
  • John Darnell "Johnny" Wray2,1
  • Jackie Dean Wray2,1

Citations

  1. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Genoa Ann Wray obituary in the Apr 23, 2011 edition.
  2. [S162] Sylvia Gearheart Albert, William G. "The Settler" Aldridge, Floyd Co., VA.
  3. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Genoa Ann Wray obitutary in the Apr 23, 2011 edition.

Sceboy B. Stewart1

M, b. March 15, 1906, d. December 19, 1952
     Sceboy B. Stewart was buried at Head of the River Cemetery (also known as Salem Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery), Rt. 221, Check, Floyd Co., Virginia.2,3 He was born on March 15, 1906 at Franklin Co., Virginia.2,4 He married Piney Arilee Aldridge, daughter of John Henry Anderson Aldridge and Mahala Ann "Sis" Conner, on November 21, 1925 at Floyd Co., Virginia.4,3 Sceboy B. Stewart died on December 19, 1952 at age 46.5

Census Records

1940Dwelling 41, District 32-13, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia6

Occupation

1940Farm laborer6

Family

Piney Arilee Aldridge b. May 22, 1906, d. January 28, 1981
Marriage*Sceboy B. Stewart married Piney Arilee Aldridge, daughter of John Henry Anderson Aldridge and Mahala Ann "Sis" Conner, on November 21, 1925 at Floyd Co., Virginia.4,3 
Children

Citations

  1. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Doris Thomas Ingram obituary in the May 23, 2010 edition.
  2. [S104] Billy and Juanita Grice, Cemeteries in Floyd County.
  3. [S162] Sylvia Gearheart Albert, William G. "The Settler" Aldridge, Floyd Co., VA.
  4. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  5. [S3] Mary Conner Williams, "Conner Family Researcher Mary Conner Williams," e-mail to Scott Schaffer, 2001-2005.
  6. [S1235] Ancestry.com, U.S. Public Records Index, Volume 1.

Gladys Lena Stewart1

F, b. January 2, 1927, d. December 9, 1976
FatherSceboy B. Stewart1,2,3 b. March 15, 1906, d. December 19, 1952
MotherPiney Arilee Aldridge1,2,3 b. May 22, 1906, d. January 28, 1981
     Her married name was Maddox.2 Gladys Lena Stewart married Unknown Maddox.2 Gladys Lena Stewart was born on January 2, 1927 at Virginia.1 She died on December 9, 1976 at age 49.1

Census Records

1940Dwelling 41, District 32-13, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia3

Family

Unknown Maddox
Marriage*Gladys Lena Stewart married Unknown Maddox.2 
Child
  • David P. Maddox2

Citations

  1. [S162] Sylvia Gearheart Albert, William G. "The Settler" Aldridge, Floyd Co., VA.
  2. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Doris Thomas Ingram obituary in the May 23, 2010 edition.
  3. [S1235] Ancestry.com, U.S. Public Records Index, Volume 1.

Willard Howard Stewart1

M, b. October 3, 1928, d. May 18, 2010
FatherSceboy B. Stewart2,1,3 b. March 15, 1906, d. December 19, 1952
MotherPiney Arilee Aldridge2,1,3 b. May 22, 1906, d. January 28, 1981
     Willard Howard Stewart 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 on October 3, 1928 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,1 He died on May 18, 2010 at Blountville, Sullivan Co., Tennessee, at age 81.1 He Willard H. Stewart, 81, of Bassett, Va., died on Tuesday, May 18, 2010, at Greystone Health Care, in Blountville, Tenn. He was born in Floyd County on October 3, 1928, to Sceboy B. and Piny Aldridge Stewart. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers, Sgt. Fred C.S. and Norman G. Stewart; and a sister, Gladys L. Maddox. He was retired from Anthony Brothers Lumber and Supply Company, in Stanleytown, Va., where he worked for 48 years. Surviving is a nephew, David P. Maddox, of Martinsville. A private Graveside Service will be held 11 a.m. on Thursday, May 20, 2010, at the Old Salem Cemetery, Copper Hill, Va., with Elder W.T. Conner officiating. Memorials may be made to the Salem Head of the River Primitive Baptist Church, 7311 Floyd Hwy. North, Copper Hill, Va. 24079 or to Greystone Health Care, P.O. Box 1133, Blountville, Tenn. 37617. Arrangements by Maberry Funeral Home, Floyd. Online condolences may be made by visiting maberryfuneralhome.com. on May 20, 2010.1

Census Records

1940Dwelling 41, District 32-13, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia3

Citations

  1. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Doris Thomas Ingram obituary in the May 23, 2010 edition.
  2. [S162] Sylvia Gearheart Albert, William G. "The Settler" Aldridge, Floyd Co., VA.
  3. [S1235] Ancestry.com, U.S. Public Records Index, Volume 1.

Fred C. S. Stewart1,2,3

M, b. August 23, 1932, d. January 27, 1956
FatherSceboy B. Stewart2,3,4 b. March 15, 1906, d. December 19, 1952
MotherPiney Arilee Aldridge2,3,4 b. May 22, 1906, d. January 28, 1981
     Fred C. S. Stewart was buried at Head of the River Cemetery (also known as Salem Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery), Rt. 221, Check, Floyd Co., Virginia; His tombstone reads "Sgt. Co. C. 11th Arned Calv. Regt."1 He was born on August 23, 1932 at Virginia.1,2 He died on January 27, 1956 at age 23.1,2

Census Records

1940Dwelling 41, District 32-13, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia4

Citations

  1. [S104] Billy and Juanita Grice, Cemeteries in Floyd County.
  2. [S162] Sylvia Gearheart Albert, William G. "The Settler" Aldridge, Floyd Co., VA.
  3. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Doris Thomas Ingram obituary in the May 23, 2010 edition.
  4. [S1235] Ancestry.com, U.S. Public Records Index, Volume 1.

Norman Gillespie Stewart1

M, b. August 8, 1936, d. March 17, 1993
FatherSceboy B. Stewart1,2,3 b. March 15, 1906, d. December 19, 1952
MotherPiney Arilee Aldridge1,2,3 b. May 22, 1906, d. January 28, 1981
     His Social Security Number was 231-38-4067.4 Norman Gillespie Stewart was born on August 8, 1936 at Virginia.5,4,1 He died on March 17, 1993 at age 56.5,4

Census Records

1940Dwelling 41, District 32-13, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia3

Citations

  1. [S162] Sylvia Gearheart Albert, William G. "The Settler" Aldridge, Floyd Co., VA.
  2. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Doris Thomas Ingram obituary in the May 23, 2010 edition.
  3. [S1235] Ancestry.com, U.S. Public Records Index, Volume 1.
  4. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  5. [S104] Billy and Juanita Grice, Cemeteries in Floyd County.

James B. Yates1

M, b. June 18, 1858, d. July 5, 1858
FatherJohn Yeardley Yates1,2,3 b. January 1, 1807, d. February 16, 1882
MotherElizabeth Feline Lipford1,2,3 b. December 1, 1814, d. March 24, 1908
     James B. Yates was born on June 18, 1858 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,2 He died on July 5, 1858 at Floyd Co., Virginia; Died of flux in infancy.3

Citations

  1. [S599] Sr. Robert Somerville Radford Yates, A History of John Yeardley Yates of Pittsylvania and Patrick Counties, Virginia.
  2. [S325] Beth Fridley, Floyd Co., Virginia, Birth Records, 1853-1873.
  3. [S96] Beth Fridley, Floyd Co., Virginia Death Records, 1853-1882.

Lucy Perdine Aldridge1

F, b. February 16, 1913, d. May 19, 2004
FatherJohn Henry Anderson Aldridge2,1,3 b. September 16, 1869, d. September 27, 1954
MotherMahala Ann "Sis" Conner2,1,3 b. June 5, 1871, d. March 15, 1936
     Her Social Security Number was 227-34-8439.4 Lucy Perdine Aldridge was buried at Roselawn Burial Park, 103 Clearview Drive, Martinsville, Virginia.2,5 She was born on February 16, 1913 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,4 She married Rev. Melvin Kermit Holcomb on November 1, 1928 at Martinsville, Virginia.2,1,6,5 As of November 1, 1928,her married name was Holcomb. Lucy Perdine Aldridge died on May 19, 2004 at Rocky Mount, Franklin Co., Virginia, at age 91.2,4 She Lucy Aldridge Holcomb, 91, of 2797 Fork Mountain Road, Rocky Mount, died Wednesday, May 19, 2004, at the Fork Mountain Rest Home. She was born Feb. 16, 1913, in Floyd County, a daughter of John and Mahala Conner Aldridge. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, M. Kermit Holcomb; a son, Melvin Holcomb; three brothers; and four sisters. She had been a member of the Fork Mountain United Methodist Church for 75 years and a charter member of the United Methodist Women. She retired from Sale Knitting Co. Surviving are three sons, Glennis Holcomb of Bassett, Wayne Holcomb of Rocky Mount and Douglas Holcomb of Boones Mill; two daughters, Freeda Brown and Carmel Powell, both of Rocky Mount; 16 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; one step-grandson; and one great-great-grandchild. A graveside funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Friday at Roselawn Burial Park with Pastor Sarah Whitmore and the Rev. Virgil Soots officiating. Visitation will be held from 7 p.m.-9 p.m. today at Roselawn Chapel Funeral Home, and other times at 2797 Fork Mountain Road, Rocky Mount. Donations may be made to: Fork Mountain United Methodist Church Building Fund. on May 21, 2004.2

Census Records

1920Dwelling 15, District 123, Cave Spring, Roanoke Co., Virginia3
1930Dwelling 246, District 11, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia7
1940Dwelling 142, District 34-18A, Snow Creek, Franklin Co., Virginia8

Family

Rev. Melvin Kermit Holcomb b. March 16, 1911, d. April 20, 1986
Marriage*Lucy Perdine Aldridge married Rev. Melvin Kermit Holcomb on November 1, 1928 at Martinsville, Virginia.2,1,6,5 
Children

Citations

  1. [S162] Sylvia Gearheart Albert, William G. "The Settler" Aldridge, Floyd Co., VA.
  2. [S184] Martinsville Bulletin, Fom the Lucy Aldridge Holcomb obituary in the May 21, 2004 edition.
  3. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  5. [S3752] Roselawn Burial Park , Martinsville, VA, online http://www.findagrave.com
  6. [S2415] Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940, online https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://hr-search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1708698
  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. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the John Melvin Holcomb obituary in the Jul 3, 1994 edition.
  10. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Glennis E. Holcomb, Sr. obituary in the Nov 24, 2007 edition.