Ruth Mary Walton1

F, b. April 14, 1896, d. July 6, 1983
FatherLewis Napolean Walton1,2,3,4,5 b. January 16, 1870, d. December 30, 1937
MotherMelvina Elizabeth Poff1,2,3,4,5 b. August 24, 1868, d. December 20, 1937
     Ruth Mary Walton was buried at Walton Cemetery, Pee Wee Drive, S. E., Floyd Co., Virginia.1,5 Her Social Security Number was 577-07-6226.6 She was born on April 14, 1896 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,6,5 As of May 27, 1939,her married name was Tubman.7 She married Dr. James Richard Tubman on May 27, 1939 at Roanoke Co., Virginia.8,5,7 Ruth Mary Walton died on July 6, 1983 at Norfolk, Virginia, at age 87.1,8,5

Census Records

1900Dwelling 99, District 73, Cave Spring, Roanoke Co., Virginia2
1910Dwelling 142, District 51, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia3
1920Dwelling 202, District 45, Melrose Ward, Roanoke, Virginia4
1940Dwelling 7, District 1-392, Washington, D.C.9

Occupation

1920Office stenographer4

Family

Dr. James Richard Tubman b. March 31, 1867, d. February 17, 1947
Marriage*Ruth Mary Walton married Dr. James Richard Tubman on May 27, 1939 at Roanoke Co., Virginia.8,5,7 

Citations

  1. [S201] Mary Conner Williams and Mary Leigh Williams, Walton Cemetery.
  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. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  6. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  7. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  8. [S832] Ann Unknown, "Cassie Walton," e-mail to Scott Schaffer, Nov 13, 2002.
  9. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.

Dr. James Richard Tubman1,2,3,4

M, b. March 31, 1867, d. February 17, 1947
     Dr. James Richard Tubman was buried at Glenwood Cemetery, Washington, D.C..4 He was born on March 31, 1867 at Alexandria Co., Virginia.3,4 He married Ruth Mary Walton, daughter of Lewis Napolean Walton and Melvina Elizabeth Poff, on May 27, 1939 at Roanoke Co., Virginia.1,5,6 Dr. James Richard Tubman died on February 17, 1947 at age 79.4

Census Records

1940Dwelling 7, District 1-392, Washington, D.C.2

Occupation

1940Physician2

Family

Ruth Mary Walton b. April 14, 1896, d. July 6, 1983
Marriage*Dr. James Richard Tubman married Ruth Mary Walton, daughter of Lewis Napolean Walton and Melvina Elizabeth Poff, on May 27, 1939 at Roanoke Co., Virginia.1,5,6 

Citations

  1. [S832] Ann Unknown, "Cassie Walton," e-mail to Scott Schaffer, Nov 13, 2002.
  2. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S4320] 1865-1896 Bureau of Vital Statistics - Birth Register for Alexandria County, Alexandria County, Virginia Births, 1865-96.
  4. [S4321] Glenwood Cemetery, Washington, D.C., online http://www.findagrave.com
  5. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  6. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.

Lizzie Lou Brizendine1,2

F, b. October 20, 1899, d. February 3, 1972
FatherOttie Thomas "Ott" Brizendine3,2,4,5 b. May 4, 1875, d. January 13, 1948
MotherMary Susan Craft3,2,4 b. June 20, 1882, d. February 18, 1931
     Lizzie Lou Brizendine was buried at West View Cemetery, New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia.1,6 She was born on October 20, 1899 at Craig Co., Virginia.1,2 She married Oney Raymond Brizendine, son of Lee A. "Andy" Brizendine and Sallie M. "May" Welch, on April 28, 1920 at New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia.2,1,5 Lizzie Lou Brizendine died on February 3, 1972 at age 72.1

Census Records

1910Dwelling 53, District 74, New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia3
1920Dwelling 35, District 82, New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia4
1930Dwelling 243, District 3, New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia7
1940Dwelling 351, District 23-3, New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia5

Family

Oney Raymond Brizendine b. September 3, 1898, d. August 16, 1979
Marriage*Lizzie Lou Brizendine married Oney Raymond Brizendine, son of Lee A. "Andy" Brizendine and Sallie M. "May" Welch, on April 28, 1920 at New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia.2,1,5 
Children

Citations

  1. [S366] And Margarette Tynan Rena Worthen Stephen Taylor, Cemeteries of Craig Co., Virginia.
  2. [S26] Ruth G. Hale, Craig County, Virginia Marriages 1911-1938.
  3. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S1254] Ruth G. Hale, West View Cemetery, Craig Co., VA.
  7. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S3336] Paitsel Funeral Home, Craig Co., VA, online http://www.paitselfh.com/, From the Jean Brizendine Helems obituary.
  9. [S46] Stephen A. Taylor & Rena B. Worthen, Craig County, Virginia Marriages 1939-1962.

Bertha Alice Board1

F, b. July 22, 1895, d. August 29, 2001
FatherDavid Hill Board1,2,3 b. May 4, 1874, d. November 28, 1960
MotherLucy M. Vest1,2,3 b. February 5, 1874, d. April 12, 1940
     Her Social Security Number was 226-92-8557.4 Bertha Alice Board was buried at Cedar Lawn Memorial Park, 5070 Cove Road N. W., Roanoke, Virginia.3 She was born on July 22, 1895 at Check, Floyd Co., Virginia.3,4,2 She married Albert Taw Perdue, son of John William Perdue and Octavia Docia Carr, on February 11, 1915 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,5,1,3,6 As of February 11, 1915,her married name was Perdue. Bertha Alice Board died on August 29, 2001 at Roanoke, Virginia, at age 106.3,4 She ROANOKE - Bertha A. Board Perdue was welcomed into her eternal home on August 29, 2001 at the age of 106. Born in Check on July 22, 1895, she was the oldest and last surviving of eight children born to David H. and Lucy (Vest) Board. She was preceded in death by her loving and devoted husband of 50 years, Albert Taw and two sons, Alvin V. Perdue and Ernest C. Perdue. She is survived by: one daughter, Louise P. Ragland of Richmond; two sons and daughters-in-law, Ellis E. and Helen Perdue of Roanoke, Carl L. and Mavis Perdue of Sandston; 14 grandchildren, 28 great-grandchildren, 13 great-great grandchildren and nine step-grandchildren. In addition, a very devoted and caring friend, Shirley Brookman. A devoted Christian, she was a member of Ninth Street Church of the Brethren for more than 70 years. Funeral service was conducted at 11:00 a.m., September 1, 2001 at Ninth Street Church of the Brethren with Reverend Patrick Starkey and Mr. Leslie "Deke" Viar officiating. Special music was provided by Mrs. Katherine Basham. Internment was in Cedar Lawn Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made in her name to Ninth Street Church of the Brethren, 1103 Ninth Street, Roanoke, VA 24013. on September 6, 2001.3

Census Records

1920Dwelling 284, District 23, Jefferson Ward 2, Roanoke, Virginia7
1930Dwelling 57, District 27, Roanoke, Virginia8
1940Dwelling 140, District 119-35, Roanoke, Virginia9

Family

Albert Taw Perdue b. May 7, 1890, d. July 15, 1965
Marriage*Bertha Alice Board married Albert Taw Perdue, son of John William Perdue and Octavia Docia Carr, on February 11, 1915 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,5,1,3,6 
Children

Citations

  1. [S116] Floyd Press, From the 104th birthday announcement for Bertha Alice Board Perdue in an undated edition.
  2. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  3. [S116] Floyd Press, From the Bertha A. Board Perdue obituary in the Sep 6, 2001 edition.
  4. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  5. [S134] Granddaughter Alice V. Thomas, granddaughter-in-law Mrs. Lala Vest Rev. Peter R. Vest, Rev. Peter R. Vest Files.
  6. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, From the Albert Taw Perdue obituary in an unknown newspaper.
  7. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  10. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Alvis Vernon Perdue obituary in the Mar 30, 1992 edition.
  11. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Virginia I. Perdue obituary in the Jul 22, 1996 edition.
  12. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Ernest Clifton Perdue obituary in the Jun 12, 1990 edition.
  13. [S98] Erma Conner Sowers, Descendants of Littleberry Vest.
  14. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Ellis Edward Perdue obituary in the Jul 5, 2007 edition.
  15. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.

Alvis Vernon Perdue1

M, b. January 16, 1916, d. March 28, 1992
FatherAlbert Taw Perdue2,3,4,5,6 b. May 7, 1890, d. July 15, 1965
MotherBertha Alice Board2,1,7,3,4,5,6 b. July 22, 1895, d. August 29, 2001
     His Social Security Number was 230-09-8977.8 Alvis Vernon Perdue was buried at Cedar Lawn Memorial Park, 5070 Cove Road N. W., Roanoke, Virginia.1 He married Frances Anderson.9 Alvis Vernon Perdue married Unknown Davidson.9 Alvis Vernon Perdue married Virginia Imogene "Jean" Unknown.1,7 Alvis Vernon Perdue was born on January 16, 1916 at Virginia.8 He died on March 28, 1992 at Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia, at age 76.8,1 He Alvis Vernon Perdue, age 76 of Roanoke, died Saturday in a Salem hospital. He is survived by his wife, Virginia Imogene Perdue; two sons and three daughters; his mother, Bertha A. Perdue of Roanoke; two brothers, Ellis E. Perdue of Roanoke; Louis C. Perdue of Richmond; one sister, Mrs. Louise P. Ragland of Richmond; six grandchildren. Graveside service will be held Tuesday, March 31, at 2:00 p.m. at Cedar Lawn Memorial Park with the Rev. Gene M. Hagenberger, Jr. officiating. on March 30, 1992.1

Census Records

1920Dwelling 284, District 23, Jefferson Ward 2, Roanoke, Virginia5
1930Dwelling 57, District 27, Roanoke, Virginia6
1940Dwelling 140, District 119-35, Roanoke, Virginia10

Occupation

1940Salesman10

Family 1

Unknown Davidson
Marriage*Alvis Vernon Perdue married Unknown Davidson.9 
Children
  • Patricia "Patty" Perdue9,7,11
  • Deborah "Debbie" Perdue9,7,11
  • Alfred D. Perdue9,7,11

Family 2

Frances Anderson
Marriage*Alvis Vernon Perdue married Frances Anderson.9 
Child
  • Frederick V. "Freddie" Perdue9,7,11

Family 3

Virginia Imogene "Jean" Unknown b. September 3, 1927, d. July 20, 1996
Marriage*Alvis Vernon Perdue married Virginia Imogene "Jean" Unknown.1,7 
Child

Citations

  1. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Alvis Vernon Perdue obituary in the Mar 30, 1992 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. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Ernest Clifton Perdue obituary in the Jun 12, 1990 edition.
  5. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Virginia I. Perdue obituary in the Jul 22, 1996 edition.
  8. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  9. [S98] Erma Conner Sowers, Descendants of Littleberry Vest.
  10. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  11. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Sandra Joyce Staley Ferguson obituary in the Dec 10, 2013 edition.

Ernest Clifton Perdue1

M, b. September 27, 1921, d. June 10, 1990
FatherAlbert Taw Perdue2,3,4,5 b. May 7, 1890, d. July 15, 1965
MotherBertha Alice Board2,1,3,4,5 b. July 22, 1895, d. August 29, 2001
     His Social Security Number was 231-14-7861.6 Ernest Clifton Perdue was buried at Cedar Lawn Memorial Park, 5070 Cove Road N. W., Roanoke, Virginia.1 He married Dorothy Zimmerman.7 Ernest Clifton Perdue was born on September 27, 1921 at Virginia.6 He died on June 10, 1990 at Virginia at age 68.6,1 He Ernest Clifton Perdue, age 68, of Roanoke passed away Sunday, June 10, 1990. Mr. Perdue was a Veteran of World War II, having served as a Sergeant in the U. S. Air Force. He retired from Grand Piano Furniture Company. He also was a member of Woodmen of the World. Surviving are four daughters and two sons-in-law, Jean E. Tomlinson; Linda M. and Floyd B. Stanley, of Roanoke; Karen L. and F. Joseph Copenhaver, Jr., of Marion and Wanda G. Elkins, Roanoke, his mother, Bertha A. Perdue, Roanoke; three brothers and sisters-in-law, Alvis V. and Jean Perdue, Ellis E. and Helen K. Perdue, all of Salem; Carl L. and Mavis Perdue, Sandston; one sister, Louise P. Ragland, Richmond; also, twenty grand and great-grandchildren and a host of friends and other relatives. Funeral services will be conducted from Lotz, Roanoke Chapel, 1:00 p.m. Wednesday, June 13, 1990 with Rev. Gene M. Hagenberger, Jr. and Rev. Graham Sowers, officiating. Interment in Cedar Lawn Memorial Park. Friends may call at Lotz, Roanoke Chapel 12:00 noon thru 9:00 p.m. Tuesday. on June 12, 1990.1

Census Records

1930Dwelling 57, District 27, Roanoke, Virginia4
1940Dwelling 140, District 119-35, Roanoke, Virginia5

Family

Dorothy Zimmerman
Marriage*Ernest Clifton Perdue married Dorothy Zimmerman.7 
Children
  • Karen L. Perdue1,7
  • Wanda G. Perdue1,7
  • Jean E. Perdue1
  • Linda M. Perdue1

Citations

  1. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Ernest Clifton Perdue obituary in the Jun 12, 1990 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. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  7. [S98] Erma Conner Sowers, Descendants of Littleberry Vest.

Ellis Edward Perdue1,2,3,4,5

M, b. July 4, 1918, d. July 3, 2007
FatherAlbert Taw Perdue1,2,3,6,4,5,7,8 b. May 7, 1890, d. July 15, 1965
MotherBertha Alice Board1,2,3,6,4,5,7,8 b. July 22, 1895, d. August 29, 2001
     Ellis Edward Perdue was buried at Evergreen Burial Park, 1307 Summit Ave SW, Roanoke, Virginia.5 He married Helen Smith/Kerr.3,5 Ellis Edward Perdue married Martha Beasley.3 Ellis Edward Perdue married Ruth Bales.3 Ellis Edward Perdue was born on July 4, 1918 at Roanoke, Virginia.3,5 He died on July 3, 2007 at Virginia at age 88.5 He Ellis Edward Perdue, 88 of Roanoke beloved husband of Helen Kerr Perdue, who has lovingly cared for him for many years during a long illness, passed away Tuesday July 3, 2007. He was a loving and caring husband and daddy who is leaving in his own words, "the most wonderful wife in the world". He is also survived by his precious daughters, Robin Perdue Huntley Haas of Roanoke, Brenda Joyce Carter Ferguson and her husband Gene of Chester Gap, Va; and one son Johnny Carter of Florida. He will miss his sweetheart and precious granddaughter, Alison Huntley, daughter of Robin and several other beautiful grand and great grandchildren from Brenda and Johnny. He also leaves a step daughter, Constance L. Smith, daughter of Helen who resides in California and a stepson, James Edwin Smith, son of Helen and his wife Henedine of Las Vegas, Nev. Mr. Perdue has a brother, Carl Perdue of Richmond; sister, Louise Ragland, also of Richmond and numerous nephews and nieces. Mr. Perdue was admired by his friends and especially his family for his determination to fight a disease which gave him excruciating pain every day. His attitude taught us that tomorrow is another day and that we should never give up hope. A gentle, kind, sweet man, Ellis was born July 4, 1918 in Roanoke to Taw (deceased) and Bertha Perdue (deceased). He always said that "everyone celebrated his birthday". He was educated in Jefferson Senior High School leaving in the year 1936. He worked for Mick or Mack groceries for several years then began a distinguished and successful career with Woodmen of the World (WOW) Life Insurance Society. During his years with WOW, he was one of the top salesmen in Virginia and for numerous years, one of the top salesmen in the country. He received many honors and awards with the company and retired in July of 1985. He was a World War II veteran, serving in the 127 Division, in Counter Intelligence (America Division) under Gen. Douglas McArthur and severely injured when making the assault on Leyte Bay, Philippines earning the Purple Hearth, The Meritorious Wreath Award and Combat Infantry Medal with Three Stars, also he won the Philippine Service Ribbon with Bronze Service Star and World War II Victory Medal. Ellis was a member of several Fraternal Organizations to include, a 32 Degree Mason, member of Lakeland Lodge # 190 AF&AM, Roanoke: Scottish Rite Bodies, Kazim Temple, Roanoke, serving with the "Chanters" and a member of Carrie Lee Chapter, # 108 serving as Worthy Patron three times. He was a member of AARP, American Legion, Jefferson High School Retiree's Club, Harmonica Club, Past Airplane Club as a pilot and numerous dance clubs such as 300 Club Secretary Cotillion. He and Helen have had so many wonderful friends at Christ Lutheran Church, Roanoke where he became a member in 1961: in the Masonic Order, and all organizations they have been a part of, friends he will miss so very much. He wants to thank everyone for their love, kindness and friendship during his life and their support during his illness. He will be missed by many and will be carried with extreme love and gratitude for all he gave, in the hearts of his family forever. Funeral services will be at Christ Lutheran Church 2 p.m. Saturday July 7, 2007 with Pastor David Skole officiating. Interment with Masonic Services by Lakeland Lodge # 190 AF&AM will be in Evergreen Burial Park. An Eastern Star Service will be at 7 p.m. Friday July 6, 2007 at Oakey's South Chapel were the family will receive friends from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday. In lieu of flowers memorials may be sent to the Cripple Children's Home care of The Kazim Temple 628 Campbell Ave. Roanoke, Va. 24016 or The Christ Lutheran Church in Roanoke. on July 5, 2007.5

Census Records

1920Dwelling 284, District 23, Jefferson Ward 2, Roanoke, Virginia7
1930Dwelling 57, District 27, Roanoke, Virginia8
1940Dwelling 140, District 119-35, Roanoke, Virginia3

Occupation

1940Grocery clerk3

Family 1

Helen Smith/Kerr
Marriage*Ellis Edward Perdue married Helen Smith/Kerr.3,5 

Family 2

Ruth Bales
Marriage*Ellis Edward Perdue married Ruth Bales.3 
Children
  • Brenda Joyce Perdue3,5
  • Johnny Perdue3,5

Family 3

Martha Beasley
Marriage*Ellis Edward Perdue married Martha Beasley.3 
Child
  • Robin Perdue3,5

Citations

  1. [S116] Floyd Press, From the Bertha A. Board Perdue obituary in the Sep 6, 2001 edition.
  2. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Alvis Vernon Perdue obituary in the Mar 30, 1992 edition.
  3. [S98] Erma Conner Sowers, Descendants of Littleberry Vest.
  4. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Ernest Clifton Perdue obituary in the Jun 12, 1990 edition.
  5. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Ellis Edward Perdue obituary in the Jul 5, 2007 edition.
  6. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, From the Albert Taw Perdue obituary in an unknown newspaper.
  7. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.

Howard Earnest Elmore1,2,3

M, b. December 25, 1898, d. August 7, 1965
FatherOtt Jackson "Ottie" Elmore4,5,1 b. January 17, 1875, d. November 18, 1954
MotherLaura Lee Craft4,5,1 b. December 19, 1867, d. March 14, 1947
     Howard Earnest Elmore was buried at Mount Union Cemetery, intersection of Daleville Road & Blacksburg Road, Daleville, Botetourt Co., Virginia.6,1 He was born on December 25, 1898 at Alleghany Co., Virginia; On his WWI Draft Registration card he lists his birth date as Dec 25, 1899.6,1,2,3 He married Ethel Elmira Virginia Hogan on June 18, 1919 at Botetourt Co., Virginia.6,1,7,3 Howard Earnest Elmore died on August 7, 1965 at Roanoke, Virginia, at age 66.6,1,3

Census Records

1900Dwelling 380, District 11, New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia4
1910Dwelling 34, District 74, New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia5
1920Dwelling 164, District 75, Clifton Forge, Alleghany Co., Virginia8
1940Dwelling 220, District 119-18, Roanoke, Virginia9

Occupation

1920C. & O. Railroad freight depot worker8
1940Silk mill spinner9

Family

Ethel Elmira Virginia Hogan b. November 18, 1898, d. May 5, 1983
Marriage*Howard Earnest Elmore married Ethel Elmira Virginia Hogan on June 18, 1919 at Botetourt Co., Virginia.6,1,7,3 
Children

Citations

  1. [S648] My Hogan, Dudding and Stultz Families, online http://awt.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=diamondsdelight&id=I4702
  2. [S533] National Archives and Records Administration, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-18.
  3. [S1964] Charlene Elmore Blassingham, "Elmores of New Castle, VA."
  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. [S255] Judy S. Fink, Mt. Union Cemetery, Botetourt Co., VA.
  7. [S1321] Steve Taylor, "Descendants of John Spencer Craft."
  8. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  10. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  11. [S591] Richmond Times - Dispatch, From the Kathleen Virginia Elmore Walker obituary in the Apr 14, 2005 edition.
  12. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  13. [S5223] Social Security Administration, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.

Rhoda Rebecca "Becky" Brown1,2,3

F, b. September 6, 1933, d. May 12, 1953
     Rhoda Rebecca "Becky" Brown was buried at Shady Grove Baptist Church Cemetery, Shady Grove, Bedford Co., Virginia.4,3 She was born on September 6, 1933 at Bedford Co., Virginia.4,2,3 She married Marshall Everette Nichols, son of Richard Ira "Rich" Nichols and Ollie Mae Wimmer, on June 16, 1951 at Bedford Co., Virginia.1,2 As of June 16, 1951,her married name was Nichols.2 Rhoda Rebecca "Becky" Brown died on May 12, 1953 at Thaxton, Bedford Co., Virginia, at age 19.4,3

Family

Marshall Everette Nichols b. January 14, 1932, d. December 5, 2001
Marriage*She married Marshall Everette Nichols, son of Richard Ira "Rich" Nichols and Ollie Mae Wimmer, on June 16, 1951 at Bedford Co., Virginia.1,2 
Child
  • Thomas E. Nichols1

Citations

  1. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Marshall Everette Nichols obituary in the Dec 8, 2001 edition.
  2. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  3. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  4. [S4047] Shady Grove Baptist Church Cemetery, Bedford Co., VA, online http://www.findagrave.com

William B. Underwood Sr.1

M, b. January 5, 1785, d. June 16, 1859
FatherSamuel Underwood Jr. b. circa 1744/45, d. June 6, 1803
MotherMisniah Cannaday b. circa 1748, d. before 1815
     William B. Underwood Sr. was born on January 5, 1785 at Franklin Co., Virginia. He married Celia A. "Sealey" Manning on March 21, 1808 at Franklin Co., Virginia.1 William B. Underwood Sr. died on June 16, 1859 at Floyd Co., Virginia, at age 74.

Family

Celia A. "Sealey" Manning b. circa 1782, d. after 1850
Marriage*He married Celia A. "Sealey" Manning on March 21, 1808 at Franklin Co., Virginia.1 
Child

Citations

  1. [S66] Beverly Merritt, Franklin County, Virginia Marriage Bonds 1786-1853.

Celia A. "Sealey" Manning

F, b. circa 1782, d. after 1850
     Celia A. "Sealey" Manning was born circa 1782 at Virginia. She married William B. Underwood Sr., son of Samuel Underwood Jr. and Misniah Cannaday, on March 21, 1808 at Franklin Co., Virginia.1 As of March 21, 1808,her married name was Underwood.1 Celia A. "Sealey" Manning died after 1850 at Franklin Co., Virginia.

Family

William B. Underwood Sr. b. January 5, 1785, d. June 16, 1859
Marriage*She married William B. Underwood Sr., son of Samuel Underwood Jr. and Misniah Cannaday, on March 21, 1808 at Franklin Co., Virginia.1 
Child

Citations

  1. [S66] Beverly Merritt, Franklin County, Virginia Marriage Bonds 1786-1853.

Kesiah "Cuzzie" Cole

F, b. October 6, 1814, d. September 15, 1900
FatherBird "Byrd" Cole b. October 8, 1791, d. May 16, 1883
MotherMassa/Massie Underwood/Cole b. circa 1785
     Kesiah "Cuzzie" Cole was buried at Head of the River Cemetery (also known as Salem Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery), Rt. 221, Check, Floyd Co., Virginia.1 She was born on October 6, 1814 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.1,2 She married Aaron M. Conner, son of Andrew Conner and Elizabeth "Priscilla" Aldridge, on October 19, 1833 at Floyd Co., Virginia.3,4,5 As of October 19, 1833,her married name was Conner. Kesiah "Cuzzie" Cole died on September 15, 1900 at Floyd Co., Virginia, at age 85.1

Census Records

1850Dwelling 84, District 15, Floyd Co., Virginia2
1860Dwelling 373, Floyd Co., Virginia6
1870Dwelling 235, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia7
1880Dwelling 351, District 30, Floyd Co., VirginiaEnumerated in the household of her son Samuel8
1890Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia9
1900Dwelling 162, District 20, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., VirginiaEnumerated in the household of her son Samuel10

Family

Aaron M. Conner b. November, 1811, d. September 1, 1867
Marriage*Kesiah "Cuzzie" Cole married Aaron M. Conner, son of Andrew Conner and Elizabeth "Priscilla" Aldridge, on October 19, 1833 at Floyd Co., Virginia.3,4,5 
Children

Citations

  1. [S104] Billy and Juanita Grice, Cemeteries in Floyd County.
  2. [S153] National Archives and Records Administration, 1850 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S42] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 2, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  4. [S349] Erma C. Sowers, A Report on the Descendants of Henry Iddings and Abigail Richardson.
  5. [S162] Sylvia Gearheart Albert, William G. "The Settler" Aldridge, Floyd Co., VA.
  6. [S301] National Archives and Records Administration, 1860 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S166] National Archives and Records Administration, 1870 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.
  10. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  11. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  12. [S96] Beth Fridley, Floyd Co., Virginia Death Records, 1853-1882.
  13. [S1424] Virginia Genealogical Society, Death Records Indexing Project.
  14. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  15. [S1033] Unknown name of person, Virginia Department of Health Death Certificate, From the William V. Conner death certificate.
  16. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.

Sarah Elizabeth Elmore1,2

F, b. September 8, 1902, d. November 11, 1971
FatherOtt Jackson "Ottie" Elmore3,4 b. January 17, 1875, d. November 18, 1954
MotherLaura Lee Craft3,4 b. December 19, 1867, d. March 14, 1947
     Sarah Elizabeth Elmore was buried at Mountain View Cemetery, Clifton Forge, Alleghany Co., Virginia.2 She was born on September 8, 1902 at Clifton Forge, Alleghany Co., Virginia.5,6,1,2 She married Benjamin Hughes Durvin on May 1, 1925 at Clifton Forge, Alleghany Co., Virginia.6,1,7,8 As of May 1, 1925,her married name was Durvin. Sarah Elizabeth Elmore died on November 11, 1971 at Clifton Forge, Alleghany Co., Virginia, at age 69.5,6,1,2

Census Records

1910Dwelling 34, District 74, New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia3
1920Dwelling 209, District 76, Clifton Forge, Alleghany Co., Virginia4
1940Dwelling 199, District 105-5, Clifton Forge, Alleghany Co., Virginia9

Family

Benjamin Hughes Durvin b. April 29, 1886, d. June 16, 1962
Marriage*Sarah Elizabeth Elmore married Benjamin Hughes Durvin on May 1, 1925 at Clifton Forge, Alleghany Co., Virginia.6,1,7,8 
Children

Citations

  1. [S1964] Charlene Elmore Blassingham, "Elmores of New Castle, VA."
  2. [S3411] Mountain View Cemetery, Clifton Forge, VA, online http://www.findagrave.com
  3. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S648] My Hogan, Dudding and Stultz Families, online http://awt.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=diamondsdelight&id=I4702
  6. [S1321] Steve Taylor, "Descendants of John Spencer Craft."
  7. [S1965] Nicely Funeral Home, online www.nicelyfuneralhome.com, From the Benjamin Hughes Durvin, Jr. obituary.
  8. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  9. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  10. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  11. [S5223] Social Security Administration, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.

William B. Underwood Jr.1

M, b. circa 1821, d. September 16, 1861
FatherWilliam B. Underwood Sr. b. January 5, 1785, d. June 16, 1859
MotherCelia A. "Sealey" Manning b. circa 1782, d. after 1850
     William B. Underwood Jr. was buried at Radford Cemetery, just off the Blue Ridge Parkway on Route 888, Floyd Co., Virginia. He was born circa 1821 at Franklin Co., Virginia. He married Rachel Allen on October 11, 1837 at Franklin Co., Virginia.1 William B. Underwood Jr. died on September 16, 1861 at Radford, Virginia.

Family

Rachel Allen b. circa 1815, d. after 1880
Marriage*He married Rachel Allen on October 11, 1837 at Franklin Co., Virginia.1 
Child

Citations

  1. [S66] Beverly Merritt, Franklin County, Virginia Marriage Bonds 1786-1853.
  2. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.

Rachel Allen1

F, b. circa 1815, d. after 1880
     Rachel Allen was born circa 1815 at Franklin Co., Virginia. She married William B. Underwood Jr., son of William B. Underwood Sr. and Celia A. "Sealey" Manning, on October 11, 1837 at Franklin Co., Virginia.1 As of October 11, 1837,her married name was Underwood. Rachel Allen died after 1880 at Franklin Co., Virginia.

Family

William B. Underwood Jr. b. circa 1821, d. September 16, 1861
Marriage*She married William B. Underwood Jr., son of William B. Underwood Sr. and Celia A. "Sealey" Manning, on October 11, 1837 at Franklin Co., Virginia.1 
Child

Citations

  1. [S66] Beverly Merritt, Franklin County, Virginia Marriage Bonds 1786-1853.
  2. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.

Glenn Homer Adams

M, b. January 13, 1912, d. October 24, 1976
     His Social Security Number was 456-40-3483.1 Glenn Homer Adams was buried at Devine Evergreen Cemetery, Devine, Medina Co., Texas.2,3 He was born on January 13, 1912 at Texas.1,3 He married Ruby Helen Underwood, daughter of Archibald Ray "Archie" Underwood and Roxie Eugene Poff, on March 4, 1946 at Lake Charles, Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana. Glenn Homer Adams died on October 24, 1976 at San Antonio, Bexar Co., Texas, at age 64.4,2,3

Family

Ruby Helen Underwood b. December 31, 1916, d. March 2, 1990
Marriage*He married Ruby Helen Underwood, daughter of Archibald Ray "Archie" Underwood and Roxie Eugene Poff, on March 4, 1946 at Lake Charles, Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana. 

Citations

  1. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  2. [S5626] Devine Evergreen Cemetery, Medina Co., TX, online http://www.findagrave.com/
  3. [S3952] Texas Department of State Health Services, Texas, Death Certificates, 1903–1982.
  4. [S585] Texas Department of Health. State Vital Statistics Unit, Texas Death Index, 1903-2000.

Elsie Agnes Amburgey1,2

F, b. February 24, 1923, d. July 15, 2005
     Elsie Agnes Amburgey was buried at Iredell Memorial Gardens, 2304 Shelton Avenue, Statesville, Iredell Co., North Carolina.3 She was born on February 24, 1923 at Dickenson Co., Virginia.2,3 She married Archibald Ray "Arch" Underwood Jr., son of Archibald Ray "Archie" Underwood and Roxie Eugene Poff, on January 26, 1943.1 As of January 26, 1943,her married name was Underwood. Elsie Agnes Amburgey died on July 15, 2005 at Iredell Co., North Carolina, at age 82.3

Family

Archibald Ray "Arch" Underwood Jr. b. November 20, 1911, d. August 7, 1967
Marriage*She married Archibald Ray "Arch" Underwood Jr., son of Archibald Ray "Archie" Underwood and Roxie Eugene Poff, on January 26, 1943.1 
Children
  • Linda Raye Underwood1
  • Ruby Kathleen Underwood1,4

Citations

  1. [S657] George Pauff - Anna Merchant, online http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~poff/f0637.htm
  2. [S5152] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Birth Records, 1864-2014.
  3. [S3797] Iredell Memorial Gardens, Iredell Co., NC, online http://www.findagrave.com
  4. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.