Albert Henry Poff1,2,3,4

M, b. October 9, 1890, d. October 27, 1959
FatherJohn Henry Poff2,5,6,4,7,8 b. September 8, 1846, d. April 5, 1926
MotherMary Magdaline "Polly" Bird2,5,6,4,7,8 b. June, 1850, d. January 18, 1934
     Albert Henry Poff was buried at Restvale Cemetery, Rt. 221, Check, Floyd Co., Virginia.9,8 He was born on October 9, 1890 at Terrys Fork, Floyd Co., Virginia.9,3,7,8 He married Nellie Mae/May Trump, daughter of John P. Trump and Fannie F. Wirt, on May 29, 1926 at Roanoke Co., Virginia.9,2 Albert Henry Poff married Olgia Peredine "Olgie" Conner, daughter of James Burdict "J. B." "Berty" Conner and Sarah Armenia "Minnie" Poff, on April 1, 1929 at Roanoke Co., Virginia.1,10 The marriage of Albert Henry Poff and Olgia Peredine "Olgie" Conner was annulled on April 16, 1929.1 Albert Henry Poff and Olgia Peredine "Olgie" Conner were divorced on October 15, 1929 at Floyd Co., Virginia.10 Albert Henry Poff married Nancy Ella Moran, daughter of James Fleming Moran and Mary Elizabeth Walters, on November 26, 1930 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,9,8 Albert Henry Poff died on October 27, 1959 at Roanoke, Virginia, at age 69.8

Census Records

1900Dwelling 217, District 19, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia5
1910Dwelling 166, District 52, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia6
1920Dwelling 33, District 101, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia4
1930Dwelling 131, District 11, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia11
1940Dwelling 71, District 32-15, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia12

Occupation

1910Farm laborer6
1920Farm laborer4
1930Farmer11
1940Farmer12

Family 1

Nellie Mae/May Trump b. May 28, 1895, d. May 28, 1928
Marriage*Albert Henry Poff married Nellie Mae/May Trump, daughter of John P. Trump and Fannie F. Wirt, on May 29, 1926 at Roanoke Co., Virginia.9,2 
Child

Family 2

Olgia Peredine "Olgie" Conner b. October 27, 1907, d. May 15, 1981
Marriage*Albert Henry Poff married Olgia Peredine "Olgie" Conner, daughter of James Burdict "J. B." "Berty" Conner and Sarah Armenia "Minnie" Poff, on April 1, 1929 at Roanoke Co., Virginia.1,10 
Divorce* Albert Henry Poff and Olgia Peredine "Olgie" Conner were divorced on October 15, 1929 at Floyd Co., Virginia.10 

Family 3

Nancy Ella Moran b. February 8, 1890, d. January 15, 1963
Marriage*Albert Henry Poff married Nancy Ella Moran, daughter of James Fleming Moran and Mary Elizabeth Walters, on November 26, 1930 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,9,8 

Citations

  1. [S661] Brenda Sue Smallwood (great grand-daughter), "James Burke (Burdict) Conner," e-mail to Scott Schaffer, Jun and Jul 2002.
  2. [S12] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 5, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  3. [S533] National Archives and Records Administration, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-18.
  4. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S2413] Virginia Births and Christenings, 1853-1917, online https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://hr-search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1708660
  8. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  9. [S104] Billy and Juanita Grice, Cemeteries in Floyd County.
  10. [S5151] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Divorce Records, 1918-2014.
  11. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  12. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.

Roscoe Johnson Akers1,2,3,4,5

M, b. January 13, 1887, d. March 8, 1961
FatherBallard Preston Akers6 b. April 16, 1861, d. September 25, 1939
MotherEmily Jane "Emma" Poff6 b. May 7, 1856, d. June 25, 1929
     Roscoe Johnson Akers was buried at Lawson Cemetery, Richmond, Ray Co., Missouri.4,5 He was born on January 13, 1887 at Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia.1,5 He married Georgia McQuerrey circa 1912.2,3 Roscoe Johnson Akers died on March 8, 1961 at age 74.5

Census Records

1890Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia7
1900Dwelling 220, District 19, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia6
1920Dwelling 42, District 38, Jackson, Clinton Co., Missouri2
1930Dwelling 142, District 10, Jackson, Clinton Co., Missouri3
1940Dwelling 44, District 25-10, Jackson, Clinton Co., Missouri8

Occupation

1920Farmer2
1930Farmer3
1940Farmer8

Family

Georgia McQuerrey b. April 26, 1890, d. October 15, 1973
Marriage*Roscoe Johnson Akers married Georgia McQuerrey circa 1912.2,3 
Children

Citations

  1. [S533] National Archives and Records Administration, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-18.
  2. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S1186] Elizabeth Prather Ellsberry, Ray County, Missouri Cemetery Records, Volume IV-VI.
  5. [S4424] Lawson Cemetery, Ray Co., MO, online http://www.findagrave.com
  6. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.

Ernest Raymond Akers1,2

M, b. September 14, 1888, d. January 12, 1955
FatherBallard Preston Akers3,4 b. April 16, 1861, d. September 25, 1939
MotherEmily Jane "Emma" Poff3,4 b. May 7, 1856, d. June 25, 1929
     Ernest Raymond Akers was buried at Anderson Memorial Park, 6805 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Anderson, Madison Co., Indiana.5,6 He was born on September 14, 1888 at Terrys Fork, Floyd Co., Virginia.1,2 He married Olive Hester "Ollie" Dangerfield, daughter of Leonard "Len" Dangerfield and Laura Dean Lawrence, on October 10, 1910 at Roanoke, Virginia.7,8 Ernest Raymond Akers died on January 12, 1955 at Anderson, Madison Co., Indiana, at age 66.6 He Ernest R. Akers, age 66, of 1919 Fletcher St., died at 10 p.m. yesterday in St. John's Hospital after a long illness. Services will be conducted Friday at 2 p.m. in the Harold E. Rozelle Funeral Home by the Rev. Harold Rainbolt, pastor of the Wesleyan Methodist Church. Burial will be in Memorial Park. Friends will be received at the funeral home after 7 p.m. today. Mr. Akers is survived by the widow, Olive; three sons, Raymond and Lynn P., Anderson and Billy W., Elwood; a daughter, Mrs. Ernest Michael, Polo, Mo., a brother, Roscoe, Lawson, Miss., two sisters, Mrs. Walter Absher, Pilot, Va., and Mrs. Guy Link, Check, Va., and 10 grandchildren. Born in Floyd County, Va., Mrs. Akers moved to this city in 1937 from Polo, Mo., and was employed in Plant 10, Delco-Remy Division. on January 13, 1955.6

Census Records

1890Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia9
1900Dwelling 220, District 19, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia3
1910Dwelling 129, District 52, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia4
1920Dwelling 129, District 38, Jackson, Clinton Co., Missouri10
1930Dwelling 143, District 26, Washington, Clay Co., Missouri11
1940Dwelling 25, District 48-7, Anderson, Madison Co., Indiana12

Occupation

1910Lumber mill day laborer4
1920Farmer10
1930Farmer11
1940Gravel plant overseer12

Family

Olive Hester "Ollie" Dangerfield b. August 30, 1891, d. August 20, 1966
Marriage*Ernest Raymond Akers married Olive Hester "Ollie" Dangerfield, daughter of Leonard "Len" Dangerfield and Laura Dean Lawrence, on October 10, 1910 at Roanoke, Virginia.7,8 
Children

Citations

  1. [S533] National Archives and Records Administration, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-18.
  2. [S1253] Selective Service System United States, U.S. World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942.
  3. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S4422] Anderson Memorial Park, Madison Co., IN, online http://www.findagrave.com
  6. [S2115] Anderson Herald, From the Ernest R. Akers obituary in the Jan 13, 1955 edition.
  7. [S2115] Anderson Herald, From the Olive H. Akers obituary in the Aug 21, 1966 edition.
  8. [S2115] Anderson Herald, From the Billy W. Akers obituary in an unknown edition.
  9. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.
  10. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  11. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  12. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  13. [S2115] Anderson Herald, From the Lynne P. Akers obituary in the Jul 2, 1966 edition.

Ella Sue Perdue1,2

F, b. January 1, 1884, d. February 4, 1951
FatherJohn William Perdue1,2,3 b. July 15, 1856, d. February 14, 1934
MotherOctavia Docia Carr1,2,3 b. June 23, 1862, d. August 23, 1926
     Ella Sue Perdue was buried at Wilson Cemetery, Daniel's Run Road (Rt. 661), Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia.4,5 She was born on January 1, 1884 at Franklin Co., Virginia.5,1 She married John Kurtis Rumburg, son of Rev. John Wesley Rumburg and Martha Surface, on November 7, 1906 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,6 As of November 7, 1906,her married name was Rumburg. Ella Sue Perdue married David Hill Board, son of Jacob Board and Elmira E. Walters, on November 8, 1941 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,4 As of November 8, 1941,her married name was Board. Ella Sue Perdue died on February 4, 1951 at Check, Floyd Co., Virginia, at age 67.4,5

Census Records

1890Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia7
1900Dwelling 228, District 19, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia3
1910Dwelling 28, District 115, Saltville, Washington Co., Virginia8
1920Dwelling 68, District 102, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia9
1930Dwelling 135, District 11, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia10
1940Dwelling 136, District 32-14, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia11

Occupation

1940Private nurse11

Family 1

John Kurtis Rumburg b. August 14, 1853, d. January 8, 1927
Marriage*Ella Sue Perdue married John Kurtis Rumburg, son of Rev. John Wesley Rumburg and Martha Surface, on November 7, 1906 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,6 
Children

Family 2

David Hill Board b. May 4, 1874, d. November 28, 1960
Marriage*Ella Sue Perdue married David Hill Board, son of Jacob Board and Elmira E. Walters, on November 8, 1941 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,4 

Citations

  1. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S13] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 6, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  3. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S116] Floyd Press, From the Ella R. Board obitutary in the Feb 5, 1951 edition.
  5. [S292] Rena Worthen & Margarette Tynan, Floyd Co. Virginia Cemetery Inscriptions, Volume 1.
  6. [S134] Granddaughter Alice V. Thomas, granddaughter-in-law Mrs. Lala Vest Rev. Peter R. Vest, Rev. Peter R. Vest Files.
  7. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  10. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  11. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  12. [S12] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 5, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  13. [S331] William Lindsay Lawrence, Judy G. Blackwell, Erma C. Sowers, and Mabel Collins Willis Ora Belle Mayberry McColeman, Descendants of Elder John Lawrence.
  14. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Marjorie Rumburg Richards obituary in the Jun 29, 2013 edition.
  15. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Mary Ada Rumburg Bell obituary in the Mar 22, 2012 edition.
  16. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  17. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.

Robert Eli N. Perdue1,2

M, b. September 10, 1885
FatherJohn William Perdue3,4,2 b. July 15, 1856, d. February 14, 1934
MotherOctavia Docia Carr3,4,2 b. June 23, 1862, d. August 23, 1926
     Robert Eli N. Perdue was born on September 10, 1885 at Franklin Co., Virginia.1,2

Census Records

1890Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia5
1900Dwelling 228, District 19, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia3
1910Dwelling 57, District 52, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia4
1920Dwelling 52, District 101, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia6
1930Dwelling 73, District 117-30, Roanoke, Virginia7

Occupation

1920Private family teacher6
1930Salesman7

Citations

  1. [S533] National Archives and Records Administration, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-18.
  2. [S5223] Social Security Administration, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.
  3. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.

Lydia A. Hall1,2,3,4,5

F, b. 1816, d. April 23, 1887
FatherJohn L. Hall3 b. December 25, 1790, d. August 7, 1866
MotherSarah "Sally" Pate3 b. March 11, 1794, d. after June 28, 1860
     Lydia A. Hall was buried at Piedmont Cemetery, Rt. 11 to Shawsville, turn at nursing home, Rt. 637, about 8 miles on the left, Montgomery Co., Virginia.1 She was born in 1816 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.1,4 She married Costley Conner, son of Jonathan Conner and Sarah "Sally" Reed, on June 3, 1833 at Floyd Co., Virginia.6,2,4 As of June 3, 1833,her married name was Conner. Lydia A. Hall died on April 23, 1887 at Floyd Co., Virginia; Died of consumption.7

Census Records

1850Dwelling 1069, District 41, Montgomery Co., Virginia8
1860Dwelling 276, Montgomery Co., Virginia9
1870Dwelling 43, Alleghany, Montgomery Co., Virginia10
1880Dwelling 152, District 54, Alleghany, Montgomery Co., Virginia11

Family

Costley Conner b. October 10, 1812, d. May 5, 1873
Marriage*Lydia A. Hall married Costley Conner, son of Jonathan Conner and Sarah "Sally" Reed, on June 3, 1833 at Floyd Co., Virginia.6,2,4 
Children

Citations

  1. [S240] Ruth G. Hale & Glenna G. Garner, Piedmont Cemetery, Montgomery Co., VA.
  2. [S437] Jordan R. Dodd, Virginia Marriages, 1740-1850.
  3. [S690] Hall Family History, online http://members.cox.net/wdegidio/hall/hallfamily.htm
  4. [S705] Scotland-Stewart, online http://www.scotland-stewart.com/features.html
  5. [S1688] W. W. Likens, Records of Death - Book 5, Grant Bryant Funeral Home Records Jan 1, 1919 - Dec 31, 1920, From the William Nathan Conner funeral rercord.
  6. [S42] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 2, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  7. [S1424] Virginia Genealogical Society, Death Records Indexing Project.
  8. [S153] National Archives and Records Administration, 1850 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S301] National Archives and Records Administration, 1860 United States Federal Census.
  10. [S166] National Archives and Records Administration, 1870 United States Federal Census.
  11. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.
  12. [S582] John Winfield Spangler, John Winfield Spangler Research Papers.
  13. [S61] Montgomery Co., Virginia Court House, Register A, Montgomery Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  14. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  15. [S48] Montgomery Co., Virginia Court House, Register 1, Montgomery Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  16. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  17. [S1687] W. W. Likens, Records of Death - Book 1, Grant Bryant Funeral Home Records Jan 1, 1918 - Aug 1, 1919.
  18. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the David Burwell Conner death certificate.
  19. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Mary I. Conner death certificate.
  20. [S1033] Unknown name of person, Virginia Department of Health Death Certificate, From the Lydia Maxey death certificate.

Sarah "Sally" Henderson

F, b. circa 1810
     Sarah "Sally" Henderson married Joseph H. Cole, son of David Cole and Rachel Thrash, at Leicester, Buncombe Co., North Carolina. Her married name was Cole. Sarah "Sally" Henderson was born circa 1810 at North Carolina.1

Census Records

1850Dwelling 357, Buncombe Co., North Carolina1
1860Dwelling 225, Leicester, Buncombe Co., North Carolina2

Family

Joseph H. Cole
Marriage*Sarah "Sally" Henderson married Joseph H. Cole, son of David Cole and Rachel Thrash, at Leicester, Buncombe Co., North Carolina. 
Children

Citations

  1. [S153] National Archives and Records Administration, 1850 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S301] National Archives and Records Administration, 1860 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S81] Janice Smyth, "Cole Family Researcher Janice Smyth," e-mail to Scott Schaffer, 2001-2005.

George William Perdue1,2

M, b. January 29, 1887, d. January 26, 1920
FatherJohn William Perdue3,4,2 b. July 15, 1856, d. February 14, 1934
MotherOctavia Docia Carr3,4,2 b. June 23, 1862, d. August 23, 1926
     George William Perdue was buried at Fair View Cemetery, 3300 Melrose Ave. N.W., Roanoke, Virginia.2 He married Lillian Brown "Lillie" Thomas.5,2 George William Perdue was born on January 29, 1887 at Franklin Co., Virginia; His death certificate has a birth date of Jan 29, 1888.1,2 He died on January 26, 1920 at Roanoke, Virginia, at age 32.2

Census Records

1900Dwelling 228, District 19, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia3
1910Dwelling 57, District 52, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia4
1920Dwelling 120, District 21, Melrose Ward, Roanoke, Virginia6

Occupation

1910State route mail carrier4
1920Laundry machine operator6

Family

Lillian Brown "Lillie" Thomas b. December 5, 1888, d. September 21, 1945
Marriage*George William Perdue married Lillian Brown "Lillie" Thomas.5,2 
Children

Citations

  1. [S533] National Archives and Records Administration, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-18.
  2. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  3. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Pauline Thomas Perdue Howell obituary in the Mar 8, 2002 edition.
  6. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.

Lucy E. Perdue1

F, b. September, 1888
FatherJohn William Perdue1 b. July 15, 1856, d. February 14, 1934
MotherOctavia Docia Carr1 b. June 23, 1862, d. August 23, 1926
     Lucy E. Perdue was born in September, 1888 at Virginia.1

Census Records

1890Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia2
1900Dwelling 228, District 19, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia1

Citations

  1. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.

Albert Taw Perdue1,2,3,4

M, b. May 7, 1890, d. July 15, 1965
FatherJohn William Perdue5,6,7,8 b. July 15, 1856, d. February 14, 1934
MotherOctavia Docia Carr5,7,8 b. June 23, 1862, d. August 23, 1926
     Albert Taw Perdue Albert Taw Perdue, 74, of 411 Bullitt Ave., S.E., died Friday in a local hospital. Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Bertha Board Perdue; Roanoke, four sons, Alvis, Ellis and Ernest Perdue, Roanoke, L. Carl Perdue, Richmond; a daughter, Mrs. Byron D. Johnson, Richmond; brothers, Joseph and Alonza Perdue, Roanoke; a sister, Mrs. Bud Vest, Check.3 He was born on May 7, 1890 at Floyd Co., Virginia.5,6,4 He married Bertha Alice Board, daughter of David Hill Board and Lucy M. Vest, on February 11, 1915 at Floyd Co., Virginia.5,9,1,2,3 Albert Taw Perdue died on July 15, 1965 at Roanoke, Virginia, at age 75.6,3

Census Records

1890Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia10
1900Dwelling 228, District 19, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia7
1910Dwelling 57, District 52, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia8
1920Dwelling 284, District 23, Jefferson Ward 2, Roanoke, Virginia11
1930Dwelling 57, District 27, Roanoke, Virginia12
1940Dwelling 140, District 119-35, Roanoke, Virginia13

Occupation

1910Farm laborer8
1920Silk mill spinner11
1930Laundry driver12
1940City streets laborer13

Family

Bertha Alice Board b. July 22, 1895, d. August 29, 2001
Marriage*Albert Taw Perdue married Bertha Alice Board, daughter of David Hill Board and Lucy M. Vest, on February 11, 1915 at Floyd Co., Virginia.5,9,1,2,3 
Children

Citations

  1. [S116] Floyd Press, From the 104th birthday announcement for Bertha Alice Board Perdue in an undated edition.
  2. [S116] Floyd Press, From the Bertha A. Board Perdue obituary in the Sep 6, 2001 edition.
  3. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, From the Albert Taw Perdue obituary in an unknown newspaper.
  4. [S533] National Archives and Records Administration, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-18.
  5. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  6. [S98] Erma Conner Sowers, Descendants of Littleberry Vest.
  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. [S134] Granddaughter Alice V. Thomas, granddaughter-in-law Mrs. Lala Vest Rev. Peter R. Vest, Rev. Peter R. Vest Files.
  10. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.
  11. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  12. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  13. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  14. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Ernest Clifton Perdue obituary in the Jun 12, 1990 edition.
  15. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Alvis Vernon Perdue obituary in the Mar 30, 1992 edition.
  16. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Ellis Edward Perdue obituary in the Jul 5, 2007 edition.

Mary Adeline Perdue1,2,3

F, b. December 7, 1891, d. November 27, 1964
FatherJohn William Perdue1,2,3 b. July 15, 1856, d. February 14, 1934
MotherOctavia Docia Carr1,2,3 b. June 23, 1862, d. August 23, 1926
     Mary Adeline Perdue was buried at Cedar Lawn Memorial Park, 5070 Cove Road N. W., Roanoke, Virginia.3 She was born on December 7, 1891 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,3 As of circa 1918,her married name was Hall.4 She married Vernon Johnson Hall circa 1918.3,4 Mary Adeline Perdue died on November 27, 1964 at Roanoke, Virginia, at age 72.3

Census Records

1900Dwelling 228, District 19, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia1
1910Dwelling 57, District 52, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia2
1920Dwelling 115, District 42, Roanoke, Virginia5
1930Dwelling 73, District 117-30, Roanoke, Virginia4
1940Dwelling 187, District 119-49, Roanoke, Virginia6

Family

Vernon Johnson Hall b. March 16, 1897, d. September 11, 1962
Marriage*Mary Adeline Perdue married Vernon Johnson Hall circa 1918.3,4 
Children

Citations

  1. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  4. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S5223] Social Security Administration, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.
  8. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Elzora Violet Harris obituary in the Jul 3, 2005 edition.
  9. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.

Samuel Oscar Perdue1,2

M, b. January 29, 1898, d. January, 1979
FatherJohn William Perdue2,3 b. July 15, 1856, d. February 14, 1934
MotherOctavia Docia Carr2,3 b. June 23, 1862, d. August 23, 1926
     Samuel Oscar Perdue was born on January 29, 1898 at Virginia.1 He married Ethel J. Unknown circa 1921.4 Samuel Oscar Perdue died in January, 1979.

Census Records

1900Dwelling 228, District 19, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia2
1910Dwelling 57, District 52, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia3
1930Dwelling 542, District 2, Big Lick, Roanoke Co., Virginia4
1940Dwelling 205, District 119-29, Roanoke, Virginia5

Occupation

1930Railway shop welder4
1940Railroad repairman5

Family

Ethel J. Unknown b. circa 1904, d. April, 1975
Marriage*Samuel Oscar Perdue married Ethel J. Unknown circa 1921.4 
Children

Citations

  1. [S533] National Archives and Records Administration, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-18.
  2. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 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.

Joseph Walter Perdue1,2,3

M, b. February 11, 1899, d. September 23, 1980
FatherJohn William Perdue4,5,6,3 b. July 15, 1856, d. February 14, 1934
MotherOctavia Docia Carr4,5,6,3 b. June 23, 1862, d. August 23, 1926
     His Social Security Number was 225-10-9920.7 Joseph Walter Perdue was buried at Cedar Lawn Memorial Park, 5070 Cove Road N. W., Roanoke, Virginia.8,3 He was born on February 11, 1899 at Virginia.7,8,3 He married Alice Emily Townsend circa 1922.9,2,3 Joseph Walter Perdue died on September 23, 1980 at Richmond, Virginia, at age 81.7,3

Census Records

1900Dwelling 228, District 19, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia4
1910Dwelling 57, District 52, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia5
1920Dwelling 52, District 101, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia6
1930Dwelling 31, District 30, Roanoke, Virginia9
1940Dwelling 198, District 81-23, Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia10

Occupation

1930Rayon mill spinner9
1940Rayon mill spinner10

Family

Alice Emily Townsend b. March 9, 1904, d. July 15, 1979
Marriage*Joseph Walter Perdue married Alice Emily Townsend circa 1922.9,2,3 
Children

Citations

  1. [S533] National Archives and Records Administration, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-18.
  2. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Agnes V. Perdue Woolwine obituary in the Sep 28, 2010 edition.
  3. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  4. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  8. [S2274] Cedar Lawn Memorial Park, Roanoke, VA, online http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&GRid=49961910&CRid=49750&
  9. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  10. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  11. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Harold Townsend Perdue obituary in the Feb 13, 2019 edition.
  12. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  13. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Dorothy Lea Perdue obituary in the Nov 29, 2005 edition.

John Lemuel Boone1

M, b. June 26, 1853, d. July 2, 1913
     John Lemuel Boone was buried at Wilson Cemetery, Daniel's Run Road (Rt. 661), Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia.2,3 He was born on June 26, 1853 at Virginia; Paul Craghead has a birth date of Jun 26, 1852.2,3 He married Martha Ellen Sisson, daughter of James Madison Sisson and Elizabeth Jane "Eliza" Coon, on February 3, 1877 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1 John Lemuel Boone died on July 2, 1913 at Floyd Co., Virginia, at age 60.2,3,4

Census Records

1890Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia5

Family

Martha Ellen Sisson b. September 2, 1855, d. November 10, 1945
Marriage*John Lemuel Boone married Martha Ellen Sisson, daughter of James Madison Sisson and Elizabeth Jane "Eliza" Coon, on February 3, 1877 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1 
Children

Citations

  1. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S292] Rena Worthen & Margarette Tynan, Floyd Co. Virginia Cemetery Inscriptions, Volume 1.
  3. [S920] Paul Craghead, Wilson Cemetery, Floyd Co., VA.
  4. [S1569] Funeral records of Mr. Marion Thomas Hall, online http://www.rootsweb.com/~vafloyd/recordsofmarionthomashall.htm
  5. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S11] Effie King Brown, Descendants of John King 1759-1843.
  7. [S349] Erma C. Sowers, A Report on the Descendants of Henry Iddings and Abigail Richardson.
  8. [S18] James R. & Sebert L. Sisson, Descendants of the Ludlow B. Sisson Family, Third Edition.
  9. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  10. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.

Martha Ellen Sisson1,2,3

F, b. September 2, 1855, d. November 10, 1945
FatherJames Madison Sisson3 b. October 4, 1831, d. November 23, 1900
MotherElizabeth Jane "Eliza" Coon3 b. March 7, 1834, d. September 13, 1884
     Martha Ellen Sisson was buried at Wilson Cemetery, Daniel's Run Road (Rt. 661), Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia.1,2 She was born on September 2, 1855 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,3 She married John Lemuel Boone on February 3, 1877 at Floyd Co., Virginia.3 As of February 3, 1877,her married name was Boone. Martha Ellen Sisson died on November 10, 1945 at age 90.1

Census Records

1890Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia4

Family

John Lemuel Boone b. June 26, 1853, d. July 2, 1913
Marriage*Martha Ellen Sisson married John Lemuel Boone on February 3, 1877 at Floyd Co., Virginia.3 
Children

Citations

  1. [S292] Rena Worthen & Margarette Tynan, Floyd Co. Virginia Cemetery Inscriptions, Volume 1.
  2. [S920] Paul Craghead, Wilson Cemetery, Floyd Co., VA.
  3. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  4. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S11] Effie King Brown, Descendants of John King 1759-1843.
  6. [S349] Erma C. Sowers, A Report on the Descendants of Henry Iddings and Abigail Richardson.
  7. [S18] James R. & Sebert L. Sisson, Descendants of the Ludlow B. Sisson Family, Third Edition.
  8. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  9. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.

Dora E. Shank1,2

F, b. May, 1887, d. May 13, 1908
FatherJohn Wesley Shank1,2 b. March 31, 1868, d. January 27, 1964
MotherSarah Jane Dickerson1,2 b. July, 1864, d. 1942
     Dora E. Shank was buried at Family Cemetery on the old John W. Shank Farm, near Rt. 808, Simpsons, Floyd Co., Virginia.3 She was born in May, 1887 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,1 She married Enoch Statts Randolph on October 20, 1904 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,4 As of October 20, 1904,her married name was Randolph. Dora E. Shank died on May 13, 1908.5

Census Records

1890Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia6
1900Dwelling 253, District 19, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia2

Family

Enoch Statts Randolph b. August 28, 1877
Marriage*Dora E. Shank married Enoch Statts Randolph on October 20, 1904 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,4 
Children

Citations

  1. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S977] David Shank, "Dora Shank," e-mail to Scott Schaffer, Nov 21, 2002.
  4. [S134] Granddaughter Alice V. Thomas, granddaughter-in-law Mrs. Lala Vest Rev. Peter R. Vest, Rev. Peter R. Vest Files.
  5. [S1228] Allison Galt-Hall, "Norman Poff Family Bible," e-mail to Scott Schaffer, May 18, 2006.
  6. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S43] Lois A. Henson, The Family Jewells.

James Samuel Noah Shank1,2

M, b. June 3, 1889, d. March, 1966
FatherJohn Wesley Shank3,4 b. March 31, 1868, d. January 27, 1964
MotherSarah Jane Dickerson3,4 b. July, 1864, d. 1942
     His Social Security Number was 176-09-4677.5 James Samuel Noah Shank was buried at Saint Peters Cemetery, Pittsburgh, Allegheny Co., Pennsylvania.6 He was born on June 3, 1889 at Simpsons, Floyd Co., Virginia.2,5 He married Edna A. DeVore circa 1921.1,7 James Samuel Noah Shank died in March, 1966 at age 76.5

Census Records

1890Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia8
1900Dwelling 253, District 19, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia3
1910Dwelling 114, District 52, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia4
1930Dwelling 368, District 90, North Charleroi, Washington Co., Pennsylvania1
1940Dwelling 146, District 65-10, Arnold, Westmoreland Co., Pennsylvania7

Occupation

1910Farm laborer4
1930Construction superintendent1
1940Structure foreman7

Family

Edna A. DeVore b. 1896, d. 1962
Marriage*James Samuel Noah Shank married Edna A. DeVore circa 1921.1,7 
Child

Citations

  1. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S533] National Archives and Records Administration, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-18.
  3. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  6. [S4720] Saint Peters Cemetery, Allegheny Co., PA, online http://www.findagrave.com
  7. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.

David Cole1

M, b. circa 1827, d. 1828
FatherJoseph H. Cole2
MotherSarah "Sally" Henderson2 b. circa 1810
     David Cole was buried at Newfound Baptist Church Cemetery, Rt. 151, Candler, Buncombe Co., North Carolina.1 He was born circa 1827 at Buncombe Co., North Carolina. He died in 1828 at Buncombe Co., North Carolina.1

Citations

  1. [S748] Janice Smyth, Newfound Baptist Church Cemetery, Leicester, Buncombe Co., NC.
  2. [S81] Janice Smyth, "Cole Family Researcher Janice Smyth," e-mail to Scott Schaffer, 2001-2005.

Ora Dell Shank1,2,3

F, b. September 30, 1891, d. August 27, 1978
FatherJohn Wesley Shank1,4,2,3 b. March 31, 1868, d. January 27, 1964
MotherSarah Jane Dickerson1,4,2,3 b. July, 1864, d. 1942
     Ora Dell Shank was buried at Sherwood Burial Park, 1045 Lynchburg Turnpike, Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia.4,3 Her Social Security Number was 228-70-6907.5 She was born on September 30, 1891 at Virginia.2,5,6,3 She married Charles Anthony Luther Poff, son of James Patterson Poff and Eliza L. Poff, on September 22, 1909 at Floyd Co., Virginia.7,1,6 As of September 22, 1909,her married name was Poff. Ora Dell Shank died on August 27, 1978 at Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia, at age 86.6,3

Census Records

1900Dwelling 253, District 19, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia2
1910Dwelling 115, District 52, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia8
1920Dwelling 369, District 116, Big Lick, Roanoke Co., Virginia9
1930Dwelling 286, District 1, Roanoke, Virginia10
1940Dwelling 111, District 119-8, Roanoke, Virginia11

Family

Charles Anthony Luther Poff b. July 1, 1886, d. November 13, 1979
Marriage*Ora Dell Shank married Charles Anthony Luther Poff, son of James Patterson Poff and Eliza L. Poff, on September 22, 1909 at Floyd Co., Virginia.7,1,6 
Children

Citations

  1. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  4. [S987] David Wendell Shank, "Poff Marriage Record," e-mail to Scott Schaffer, Jan 18, 2003.
  5. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  6. [S1228] Allison Galt-Hall, "Norman Poff Family Bible," e-mail to Scott Schaffer, May 18, 2006.
  7. [S134] Granddaughter Alice V. Thomas, granddaughter-in-law Mrs. Lala Vest Rev. Peter R. Vest, Rev. Peter R. Vest Files.
  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.

Ida Ethel Shank1,2,3,4

F, b. December 25, 1893, d. January 12, 1960
FatherJohn Wesley Shank1,5,6,3,4 b. March 31, 1868, d. January 27, 1964
MotherSarah Jane Dickerson1,5,6,3,4 b. July, 1864, d. 1942
     Ida Ethel Shank was buried at Sherwood Burial Park, 1045 Lynchburg Turnpike, Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia.4 She was born on December 25, 1893 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,5,4 She married Page Morris Light, son of Joseph Green Light and Nancy Elizabeth McNeil, on December 25, 1911 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1 As of December 25, 1911,her married name was Light. Ida Ethel Shank and Page Morris Light were divorced on February 12, 1954 at Floyd Co., Virginia.7 As of December 28, 1955,her married name was McNeil.3 Ida Ethel Shank married Theodore Samuel McNeil, son of Thomas H. Benton McNeil and Ozella Florence "Ocellie" Aldridge, on December 28, 1955 at Chilhowie, Smyth Co., Virginia.8,3 Ida Ethel Shank died on January 12, 1960 at Roanoke, Virginia, at age 66.4

Census Records

1900Dwelling 253, District 19, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia5
1910Dwelling 114, District 52, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia6
1920Dwelling 8, District 101, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia2
1930Dwelling 406, District 30, Rock, Mercer Co., West Virginia9
1940Dwelling 49, District 32-15, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia10

Family 1

Page Morris Light b. March 25, 1886, d. June 10, 1954
Marriage*Ida Ethel Shank married Page Morris Light, son of Joseph Green Light and Nancy Elizabeth McNeil, on December 25, 1911 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1 
Divorce* Ida Ethel Shank and Page Morris Light were divorced on February 12, 1954 at Floyd Co., Virginia.7 
Children

Family 2

Theodore Samuel McNeil b. June 13, 1908, d. February 2, 2001
Marriage*Ida Ethel Shank married Theodore Samuel McNeil, son of Thomas H. Benton McNeil and Ozella Florence "Ocellie" Aldridge, on December 28, 1955 at Chilhowie, Smyth Co., Virginia.8,3 

Citations

  1. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  4. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  5. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S5151] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Divorce Records, 1918-2014.
  8. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Cecil Correll Light obituary in the Mar 20, 2006 edition.
  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. [S12] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 5, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  12. [S1228] Allison Galt-Hall, "Norman Poff Family Bible," e-mail to Scott Schaffer, May 18, 2006.
  13. [S1859] Eleanor Stuart Mcneil Mullins and Maynard McNeil, "Some Descendants of Jacob Ireson McNeil."
  14. [S5223] Social Security Administration, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.

Tonsaroyoo "Tonsa" "Bill" Shank1,2,3

M, b. April 9, 1896, d. July 10, 1978
FatherJohn Wesley Shank4,5,6,7,3 b. March 31, 1868, d. January 27, 1964
MotherSarah Jane Dickerson4,5,6,7,3 b. July, 1864, d. 1942
     Tonsaroyoo "Tonsa" "Bill" Shank was buried at Sherwood Burial Park, 1045 Lynchburg Turnpike, Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia.1,3 His Social Security Number was 300-07-4120.8 He was born on April 9, 1896 at Simpsons, Floyd Co., Virginia.9,2,8,3 He married Evelyn Light, daughter of Brownlow Light and Ardella "Della" Prillaman, on April 23, 1923 at Floyd Co., Virginia.4,1,10 Tonsaroyoo "Tonsa" "Bill" Shank died on July 10, 1978 at Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia, at age 82.1,3

Census Records

1900Dwelling 253, District 19, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia5
1910Dwelling 114, District 52, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia6
1920Dwelling 9, District 101, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia7
1930Dwelling 286, District 1, Roanoke, Virginia11
1940Dwelling 6, District 32-14, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia12

Occupation

1920Carpenter7
1930Carpenter11
1940Carpenter12

Family

Evelyn Light b. October 18, 1903, d. April 6, 2001
Marriage*Tonsaroyoo "Tonsa" "Bill" Shank married Evelyn Light, daughter of Brownlow Light and Ardella "Della" Prillaman, on April 23, 1923 at Floyd Co., Virginia.4,1,10 
Children
  • Sadie Lucille Shank1,13,12,14
  • David Wendell Shank1

Citations

  1. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, Funeral pamphlet for "Bill" Tonsaroyoo Shank.
  2. [S533] National Archives and Records Administration, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-18.
  3. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  4. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  5. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  9. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, Funeral phamphlet for "Bill" Tonsaroyoo Shank.
  10. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Evelyn Light Shank obituary in the Apr 7, 2001 edition.
  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. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Shanks-Kesler wedding announcement in an undated edition.
  14. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.

Thomas Leslie "Tom" Shank1,2,3,4,5

M, b. September 22, 1898, d. September 27, 1987
FatherJohn Wesley Shank6,7,8,4 b. March 31, 1868, d. January 27, 1964
MotherSarah Jane Dickerson6,7,8,4 b. July, 1864, d. 1942
     His Social Security Number was 225-01-7794.9 Thomas Leslie "Tom" Shank was buried at Sherwood Burial Park, 1045 Lynchburg Turnpike, Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia.4 He was born on September 22, 1898 at Floyd Co., Virginia.9,2,4,5 He married Mary Clara Cooper on March 31, 1923.3,10,4 Thomas Leslie "Tom" Shank died on September 27, 1987 at Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia, at age 89.9,4

Census Records

1900Dwelling 253, District 19, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia6
1910Dwelling 114, District 52, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia7
1920Dwelling 9, District 101, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia8
1930Dwelling 405, District 13, Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia11
1940Dwelling 154, District 81-4D, Big Lick, Roanoke Co., Virginia12

Occupation

1920Carpenter8
1930Carpenter11
1940Carpenter12

Family

Mary Clara Cooper b. November 6, 1899, d. April 1, 1988
Marriage*Thomas Leslie "Tom" Shank married Mary Clara Cooper on March 31, 1923.3,10,4 
Children

Citations

  1. [S43] Lois A. Henson, The Family Jewells.
  2. [S533] National Archives and Records Administration, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-18.
  3. [S1975] Henry Funeral Home, Inc., online http://www.henryfuneralhome.net, From the John Samuel Shank obituary.
  4. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  5. [S3706] 1926–1975, RG 147. The National Archives at Atlanta, Atlanta, Georgia Records of the Selective Service System, U.S. WWII Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947.
  6. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 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. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  10. [S3] Mary Conner Williams, "Conner Family Researcher Mary Conner Williams," e-mail to Scott Schaffer, 2001-2005.
  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. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Norma Shank Williams obituary in the Mar 7, 2007 edition.
  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.

James Ireson McNeil1,2

M, b. May 31, 1822, d. March 9, 1904
FatherJacob McNeil Jr.3,2 b. July 4, 1797, d. July 4, 1872
MotherElizabeth "Betty" Auldridge3,2 b. circa 1800
     James Ireson McNeil was buried at McNeil Cemetery, Diamond Knob Road, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia.1 He was born on May 31, 1822 at Pocahontas Co., Virginia; On his marriage record to Margaret Mason Boone James lists his place of birth as Franklin Co., Virginia.1,2 He married Lydia Smith, daughter of John Smith and Nancy Lykins, on November 28, 1848 at Floyd Co., Virginia.4,2 James Ireson McNeil married Margaret Clementine Mason on October 31, 1886 at Floyd Co., Virginia.3 James Ireson McNeil died on March 9, 1904 at Floyd Co., Virginia, at age 81.1,2

Census Records

1890Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia5

Family 1

Lydia Smith b. December 25, 1827, d. July 7, 1883
Marriage*James Ireson McNeil married Lydia Smith, daughter of John Smith and Nancy Lykins, on November 28, 1848 at Floyd Co., Virginia.4,2 
Children

Family 2

Margaret Clementine Mason b. January 25, 1851, d. August 17, 1894
Marriage*James Ireson McNeil married Margaret Clementine Mason on October 31, 1886 at Floyd Co., Virginia.3 

Citations

  1. [S210] Maynard McNeil, McNeil Cemetery.
  2. [S1859] Eleanor Stuart Mcneil Mullins and Maynard McNeil, "Some Descendants of Jacob Ireson McNeil."
  3. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  4. [S42] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 2, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  5. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S162] Sylvia Gearheart Albert, William G. "The Settler" Aldridge, Floyd Co., VA.
  7. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.

Nellie Vergie King1,2

F, b. January 1, 1876, d. May 18, 1941
FatherJohn Burwell King1,2 b. March 15, 1846
MotherElizabeth Epperly1,2 b. April, 1847
     Nellie Vergie King was born on January 1, 1876 at Huffville, Floyd Co., Virginia.1 She married Robert Hosea Poff, son of Peter H. Poff and Sarah A. E. Ridgeway, on February 21, 1894 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.3,1 As of February 21, 1894,her married name was Poff. Nellie Vergie King died on May 18, 1941 at Sophia, Raleigh Co., West Virginia, at age 65.1

Census Records

1900Dwelling 262, District 19, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia4
1910Dwelling 3, District 50, Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia5
1920Dwelling 96, District 101, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia6
1930Dwelling 39, District 14, Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia7
1940Dwelling 78, District 41-34, Sophia, Raleigh Co., West Virginia8

Occupation

1910Farmer5

Family

Robert Hosea Poff b. June, 1872, d. before April 15, 1910
Marriage*Nellie Vergie King married Robert Hosea Poff, son of Peter H. Poff and Sarah A. E. Ridgeway, on February 21, 1894 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.3,1 
Children

Citations

  1. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Nellie Vergie Poff death certificate.
  2. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S48] Montgomery Co., Virginia Court House, Register 1, Montgomery Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  4. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S1424] Virginia Genealogical Society, Death Records Indexing Project.
  10. [S2413] Virginia Births and Christenings, 1853-1917, online https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://hr-search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1708660
  11. [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
  12. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  13. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  14. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  15. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, From the Roxie Gertrude Bradford obituary in an unknown newspaper.
  16. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Poff-James marriage record.

Ollie Gay Poff1,2,3

F, b. August 5, 1897, d. April, 1982
FatherRobert Hosea Poff4 b. June, 1872, d. before April 15, 1910
MotherNellie Vergie King1,2,4 b. January 1, 1876, d. May 18, 1941
     Her Social Security Number was 234-96-7103.5 Ollie Gay Poff was born on August 5, 1897 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,5,4 She married Charles Hugh Poff, son of Henry Wise Poff and Rosa Emma Light, on August 30, 1914 at Floyd Co., Virginia.4,6 Ollie Gay Poff died in April, 1982 at Bluewell, Mercer Co., West Virginia, at age 84.5

Census Records

1900Dwelling 262, District 19, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia1
1910Dwelling 3, District 50, Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia2
1920Dwelling 88, District 101, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia7
1930Dwelling 220, District 43, Northfork, McDowell Co., West Virginia8
1940Dwelling 422, District 24-53, North Fork, McDowell Co., West Virginia9

Family

Charles Hugh Poff b. September 10, 1892, d. May, 1981
Marriage*Ollie Gay Poff married Charles Hugh Poff, son of Henry Wise Poff and Rosa Emma Light, on August 30, 1914 at Floyd Co., Virginia.4,6 
Children

Citations

  1. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S345] Bluefield Daily Telegraph, From the Rachel Poff Roark Rock obituary in the Jan 9, 2007 edition.
  4. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  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. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  10. [S1569] Funeral records of Mr. Marion Thomas Hall, online http://www.rootsweb.com/~vafloyd/recordsofmarionthomashall.htm
  11. [S345] Bluefield Daily Telegraph, From the Lois M. Pilkenton obituary in the Jan 9, 2007 edition.
  12. [S345] Bluefield Daily Telegraph, From the Edward Basil Poff obituary in the Nov 14, 2011 edition.
  13. [S345] Bluefield Daily Telegraph, From the Fred Walter Poff obituary in the Oct 23, 2011 edition.
  14. [S89] Ken Willet, "Lois Poff," e-mail to Scott Schaffer, Apr 1, 2003.
  15. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.

Everett Lee Ridinger1,2,3,4,5

M, b. December 2, 1897, d. April 20, 1972
FatherHarvey Jackson Ridinger6,7,5,8 b. July 18, 1867, d. December 7, 1945
MotherSarah Alice Wimmer6,7,5,8 b. December 8, 1871, d. October 4, 1915
     His Social Security Number was 381-16-4182.9 Everett Lee Ridinger was buried at Brooksville Cemetery, 201 Howell Avenue, Brookside, Hernando Co., Florida.4 He was born on December 2, 1897 at Huffville, Floyd Co., Virginia.2,9,3,4,5 He married Emma Amelia Rebert on November 20, 1924 at Detroit, Wayne Co., Michigan.4,8 Everett Lee Ridinger died on April 20, 1972 at Hillsborough Co., Florida, at age 74.2,4

Census Records

1900Dwelling 263, District 19, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia6
1910Dwelling 24, District 52, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia7

Family

Emma Amelia Rebert b. March 5, 1903, d. October 11, 1991
Marriage*Everett Lee Ridinger married Emma Amelia Rebert on November 20, 1924 at Detroit, Wayne Co., Michigan.4,8 

Citations

  1. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, From the Lela Claude Wimmer obituary in an unknown newspaper.
  2. [S417] Florida Health Department, Florida Death Index,1877-1998.
  3. [S533] National Archives and Records Administration, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-18.
  4. [S6252] Brooksville Cemetery, Hernando Co., FL, online http://www.findagrave.com/
  5. [S5152] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Birth Records, 1864-2014.
  6. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S5262] Division for Vital Records and Health Statistics Michigan Department of Community Health, Michigan, Marriage Records, 1867-1952.
  9. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.

Otto Ray "Ott" Ridinger1,2

M, b. November 15, 1899, d. November 9, 1966
FatherHarvey Jackson Ridinger3,4,5,6,1,2 b. July 18, 1867, d. December 7, 1945
MotherSarah Alice Wimmer5,6,1,2 b. December 8, 1871, d. October 4, 1915
     Otto Ray "Ott" Ridinger was buried at Sunset Cemetery, North Franklin Street, Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia.7,2 He was born on November 15, 1899 at Floyd Co., Virginia.7,8,9,2 He married Helen Ruth Chafin on July 6, 1931 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1 Otto Ray "Ott" Ridinger died on November 9, 1966 at Radford, Virginia, at age 66.7,2

Census Records

1900Dwelling 263, District 19, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia5
1910Dwelling 24, District 52, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia6
1920Dwelling 120, District 101, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia3
1930Dwelling 88, District 11, Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia4
1930Dwelling 162, District 13, Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia4
1940Dwelling 109, District 61-17, Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia10

Occupation

1930Filling station worker4
1930Green house worker4
1940Gas station propriator10

Family

Helen Ruth Chafin b. August 3, 1903, d. October 29, 1982
Marriage*Otto Ray "Ott" Ridinger married Helen Ruth Chafin on July 6, 1931 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1 

Citations

  1. [S2415] Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940, online https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://hr-search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1708698
  2. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  3. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S65] Rena Worthen & Margarette Tynan, Montgomery County Virginia Cemetery Reading of Sunset Cemetery, Christiansburg.
  8. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  9. [S533] National Archives and Records Administration, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-18.
  10. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.

Elizabeth Peters

F, b. March 17, 1835, d. January 31, 1910
     Elizabeth Peters was born on March 17, 1835 at Franklin Co., Virginia.1 She married Rev. John H. Spangler, son of David Palmer Spangler and Sarah "Margaret" Sowers, on April 6, 1871 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2 As of April 6, 1871,her married name was Spangler. Elizabeth Peters died on January 31, 1910 at Floyd Co., Virginia, at age 74.1

Census Records

1890Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia3

Family

Rev. John H. Spangler b. August 8, 1826, d. January 8, 1915
Marriage*Elizabeth Peters married Rev. John H. Spangler, son of David Palmer Spangler and Sarah "Margaret" Sowers, on April 6, 1871 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2 
Child

Citations

  1. [S181] Spangler Genealogy, online http://www.spanglers.info/span.html
  2. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  3. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.

Edom D. Cole1,2

M, b. 1844, d. 1854
FatherJoseph H. Cole2
MotherSarah "Sally" Henderson2 b. circa 1810
     Edom D. Cole was buried at Newfound Baptist Church Cemetery, Rt. 151, Candler, Buncombe Co., North Carolina.1 He was born in 1844 at Buncombe Co., North Carolina. He died in 1854 at Buncombe Co., North Carolina.1

Census Records

1850Dwelling 357, Buncombe Co., North Carolina2

Citations

  1. [S748] Janice Smyth, Newfound Baptist Church Cemetery, Leicester, Buncombe Co., NC.
  2. [S153] National Archives and Records Administration, 1850 United States Federal Census.

William B. Wimmer1,2

M, b. circa April, 1851, d. October 24, 1862
FatherHosea "Hode" Wimmer1,2 b. August 2, 1824, d. October 7, 1906
MotherCaroline Wimmer1,2 b. October 17, 1832, d. June 17, 1918
     William B. Wimmer was born circa April, 1851 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.1 He died on October 24, 1862 at Montgomery Co., Virginia; Died of diptheria.1

Census Records

1860Dwelling 142, Montgomery Co., Virginia2

Citations

  1. [S296] Miss Emily Allen & Mrs. Devota Parrish Pack, Deaths in Court Records Of Montgomery County, Virginia 1853-1871.
  2. [S301] National Archives and Records Administration, 1860 United States Federal Census.