William J. Clarence Aldridge1,2,3,4,5

M, b. May 5, 1895, d. August 19, 1991
FatherJohn Henry Anderson Aldridge3,2,5,6 b. September 16, 1869, d. September 27, 1954
MotherMahala Ann "Sis" Conner2,3,5,6 b. June 5, 1871, d. March 15, 1936
     William J. Clarence Aldridge was buried at Head of the River Cemetery (also known as Salem Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery), Rt. 221, Check, Floyd Co., Virginia.7,3,1 He was born on May 5, 1895 at Roanoke Co., Virginia.2,4,8 He married Ida Mainie Gearheart, daughter of Isaac Johnson "J.G." Gearheart and Emma Zetta King, on December 23, 1915 at Floyd Co., Virginia.7,2 William J. Clarence Aldridge died on August 19, 1991 at Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia, at age 96.1,3 He BENT MOUNTAIN - William Clarence Aldridge, age 96, died Monday in a Salem hospital. Surviving are a son and daughter-in-law, James C. and Elizabeth F. Aldridge, Bent Mountain; two daughters, Elsie Hale, Roanoke; Sylvia Brown, Copper Hill; 14 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; six great-great-grandchildren; one sister, Lucy Holcomb, Rocky Mount. Funeral services will be Wednesday at 1:00 p.m at the Copper Hill Church of the Brethren with the Rev. Frank Wimmer officiating. Interment will follow in the Salem Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. Tuesday at the Wood Funeral Home, Floyd. on August 20, 1991.1

Census Records

1900Dwelling 200, District 20, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia5
1910Dwelling 91, District 51, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia6
1920Dwelling 43, District 123, Cave Spring, Roanoke Co., Virginia9
1930Dwelling 251, District 11, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia10
1940Dwelling 99, District 32-14, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia11

Occupation

1920Farm laborer9
1930Farmer10
1940Railroad painter11

Family

Ida Mainie Gearheart b. April 13, 1898, d. December 24, 1974
Marriage*William J. Clarence Aldridge married Ida Mainie Gearheart, daughter of Isaac Johnson "J.G." Gearheart and Emma Zetta King, on December 23, 1915 at Floyd Co., Virginia.7,2 
Children

Citations

  1. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the William Clarence Aldridge obituary in the Aug 20, 1991 edition.
  2. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  3. [S162] Sylvia Gearheart Albert, William G. "The Settler" Aldridge, Floyd Co., VA.
  4. [S533] National Archives and Records Administration, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-18.
  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. [S104] Billy and Juanita Grice, Cemeteries in Floyd County.
  8. [S1416] Sylvia Gearheart Alpert, Gerhart/Gearhart/Gearheart Family History.
  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. [S13] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 6, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  14. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.

Olga Kathleen Haynes1,2,3

F, b. September 13, 1908, d. June 8, 1998
     Olga Kathleen Haynes was buried at Lynnhurst Cemetery, Knoxville, Knox Co., Tennessee.1 Her Social Security Number was 408-30-0521.4 She was born on September 13, 1908 at Clinton, Anderson Co., Tennessee.1,4,2,3 She married John Earl Wade, son of Michael Aaron Wade and Mary Elizabeth Conner, on December 28, 1926 at Morristown, Hamblen Co., Tennessee.1 As of December 28, 1926,her married name was Wade. Olga Kathleen Haynes died on June 8, 1998 at Sarasota, Sarasota Co., Florida, at age 89.1,4,2,3 She Olga Kathleen Haynes Wade, 89, Sarasota, died June 8, 1998. She was born Sept. 13, 1908, in Clinton, Tenn., and came to Sarasota 19 years ago from Jacksonville. She was a lifetime member of the Genealogical Society. She was a Protestant. Survivors include seven daughters, Wanda Dryden of Lindsay, Calif., Billie J.W. Hord and Peggy Wade, both of Sarasota, Betty Sue W. Witney of Durango, Calif., Johnnie W. Thomas of Chattanooga, Tenn., Judy A.W. Fortney of Punta Gorda and Mary E. Banks of Fort Pierce; three sons, D. Michael of Virginia Beach, Va., Joseph E. of Knoxville, Tenn., and John R. of Texas; 26 grandchildren; 30 great-grandchildren; and five great-great-grandchildren. Services and burial will be in Knoxville. Robarts Funeral Home is in charge. Memorial donations may be made to Pines of Sarasota, Alzheimer's Unit, 1501 N. Orange Ave., Sarasota, FL 34236. on June 10, 1998.3

Census Records

1930Dwelling 69, District 66, 2nd District, Knox Co., Tennessee5
1940Dwelling 22, District 97-81, Knoxville, Knox Co., Tennessee6

Family

John Earl Wade b. August 5, 1906, d. January 6, 1953
Marriage*Olga Kathleen Haynes married John Earl Wade, son of Michael Aaron Wade and Mary Elizabeth Conner, on December 28, 1926 at Morristown, Hamblen Co., Tennessee.1 
Children
  • Peggy Wade3
  • Mary E. Wade3
  • Joseph E. Wade3
  • John R. Wade3
  • Robert Houston Wade1 b. March 24, 1927, d. May 7, 1927
  • Wanda Wade5,3,6
  • Billie Jean Wade3,6
  • Betty Sue Wade3,6
  • Johnnie Wade3,6
  • D. Michael Wade3,6
  • Judith Anne "Judy" Wade3,6

Citations

  1. [S727] My Family (William James Conner), online http://awt.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=1774031&id=I212
  2. [S417] Florida Health Department, Florida Death Index,1877-1998.
  3. [S1857] Sarasota Herald-Tribune, From the Olga Kathleen Haynes Wade obitutary in the Jun 10, 1998 edition.
  4. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  5. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.

Amos Leroy Hendrix1

M, b. December 17, 1907, d. November 22, 2000
     Amos Leroy Hendrix married Deola Anne Wade, daughter of Michael Aaron Wade and Mary Elizabeth Conner.1 His Social Security Number was 414-28-9015.2 Amos Leroy Hendrix was buried at Lynch Bethel Cemetery, Emory Road, Knoxville, Knox Co., Tennessee.1 He was born on December 17, 1907 at Tennessee.3,2,1 He died on November 22, 2000 at Knoxville, Knox Co., Tennessee, at age 92.2,1 He HENDRIX, AMOS LEROY - age 92, of Knoxville, affectionately know as PapPaw Leroy, passed away November 22, 2000, at Ft. Sanders Parkwest Hospital. He was born Dec. 17, 1907. Preceded in death by his parents, Jim & Regina Bean Hendrix; sister, Rena Jackson; brothers, Neil & Garrett. His wife, Deola Ann Wade Hendrix preceded him in death Nov. 1, 1973. Leroy was a member of Grace Baptist Church where he had served as Sunday School Director for over 50 years. He was an ordained deacon and church clerk. Mr. Hendrix as a Master Gardener and loved to grow vegetables on the farm. He was a Knox Co. Farm Bureau Director, Chairman of the ASCS Committee for many years, Inspector for Tenn. Crop Improvement Assoc., taught Veterans Agriculture atPowell & Karns, was a substitute mail carrier out of the Byington and Karns Post Office. He is survived by son & daughter in law, Mike & Georgia Hendrix of Cleveland, Tenn; daughter, Annie Hendrix of Knoxville; grandsons & wives, Michael & Ann Hendrix of Newnan, Ga., Joe & Lolly Hendrix of Cleveland, Tenn; great grandchildren, Chris, Lauren, Amy & Jared; devoted sister, Louis Hendrix Huff of Powell; friends who loved him as their PapPaw, Jack & Brenda Holt, Bob, Sandy, & Erin Moye, David, Tina, Jackson & Jefferson Holt, Joe, Joy, Robin, & Rachel O'Kain. Thanks to special neighbors, E.R. & Ruth Bruce, Dale Fox & Pat Smith, who sat with him and also Priority Home Health Care. The family will receive friends 5-7 p.m. Saturday at Grace Baptist Church with the service to follow at 7 p.m. Dr. Ronald Stewart, Rev. M.L. White, & Rev. Kevin Moore officiating. Family and friends will meet at 11:15 a.m. Sunday at Lynch Bethel Cemetery for an 11:30 a.m. graveside service. Pallbearers: Michael Hendrix, Joe Hendrix, Chris Hendrix, Jared Hendrix, Bob Moye, David Holt, Joe O'Kain. Honorary pallbearers: E.F. Bruce, Dale Fox, Charles Watson, Howard Marshall, Don Gordon, Bill Bolinger, C.T. Haun, Daril Keller, Frank Phillips, Robert Holcomb, Ralph Wilson, Bill Bruhin, Jack Holt, & Knox Co. Farm Bureau Directors. "to be absent from the body is to be present with the Lord." Memorials may be made to Grace Baptist Church. Arrangements by Weaver Funeral Home, 5815 Western Ave. on November 24, 2000.1

Census Records

1940Dwelling 447, District 47-26, Knox Co., Tennessee4

Occupation

1940Farm laborer4

Family

Deola Anne Wade b. September 1, 1908, d. November 1, 1973
Marriage*Amos Leroy Hendrix married Deola Anne Wade, daughter of Michael Aaron Wade and Mary Elizabeth Conner.1 
Children
  • James M. "Mike" Hendrix1,4
  • Annie Elizabeth Hendrix1,4

Citations

  1. [S2193] Knoxville News-Sentinel, The, From the Amos Leroy Hendrix obitutary in the Nov 24, 2000 edition.
  2. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  3. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.

Kenneth Augustus Schumaker1,2

M, b. January 5, 1914, d. March 7, 1970
     Kenneth Augustus Schumaker married Genevieve Abigail Wade, daughter of Michael Aaron Wade and Mary Elizabeth Conner.1 His Social Security Number was 411-07-3923.3 Kenneth Augustus Schumaker was buried at Lynnhurst Cemetery, Knoxville, Knox Co., Tennessee.2 He was born on January 5, 1914 at Tennessee.3,2 He died on March 7, 1970 at age 56.2

Census Records

1940Dwelling 143, District 97-41, Knoxville, Knox Co., Tennessee4

Occupation

1940Foundry pattern maker4

Family

Genevieve Abigail Wade b. November 28, 1912, d. September 18, 2001
Marriage*Kenneth Augustus Schumaker married Genevieve Abigail Wade, daughter of Michael Aaron Wade and Mary Elizabeth Conner.1 
Children

Citations

  1. [S2193] Knoxville News-Sentinel, The, From the Genevieve Wade Schumaker obitutary in the Sep 20, 2001 edition.
  2. [S3388] Lynnhurst Cemetery, Knox Co., TN, online http://www.findagrave.com
  3. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  4. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.

Eugene Miller1

M, b. January 14, 1910, d. November 13, 1976
     His Social Security Number was 411-07-6839.2 Eugene Miller was born on January 14, 1910.2 He married Juanita Hill Wade, daughter of Michael Aaron Wade and Mary Elizabeth Conner, on June 12, 1934 at Anderson Co., Tennessee.1 Eugene Miller died on November 13, 1976 at Woodlawn, Knox Co., Tennessee, at age 66.2

Family

Juanita Hill Wade b. March 28, 1915, d. February 6, 2008
Marriage*He married Juanita Hill Wade, daughter of Michael Aaron Wade and Mary Elizabeth Conner, on June 12, 1934 at Anderson Co., Tennessee.1 
Children
  • Mary J. Miller3
  • Lucy Miller3
  • Margaret A. Miller3

Citations

  1. [S1678] Tennessee State Library and Archives, Tennessee State Marriages, 1780-2002.
  2. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  3. [S1911] Marietta Daily Journal, From the Juanita Hill Wade Miller obituary in the Feb 8, 2008 edition.

Mary Lillian Stout1

F, b. October 18, 1922, d. March 18, 2004
     Mary Lillian Stout married Michael Amos Wade Sr., son of Michael Aaron Wade and Mary Elizabeth Conner.1 Mary Lillian Stout was buried at Meadowridge Memorial Park, Elkridge, Howard Co., Maryland.1 Her Social Security Number was 415-28-7178.2 Her married name was Wade. She was born on October 18, 1922 at Fort Eustis, Virginia.1,2 She died on March 18, 2004 at Baltimore, Maryland, at age 81.1,2 She Mary Lillian Wade of Elkridge died of heart failure March 18 at the University of Maryland Hospital in Baltimore. She was 81. She was born Oct. 18, 1922, in Fort Eustis, Va., and graduated from Karns High School in Karns, Tenn. Mrs. Wade was a homemaker. She was an avid reader who enjoyed crocheting gifts, solving crossword puzzles, cooking, studying the Bible and caring for her family, according to family members. Surviving are her sons, Michael Amos Wade Jr. of Rome, Ga., and William Maynard Wade of Logansport, Ind; daughters, Patricia Annette Wade Henard of Weatherford, Texas, Sarah Elizabeth Wade Keller of White Hall, Md., Gwendolyn Joyce Wade Scaldaferri of Colesville, Md., and Charleen Ann Wade Kreamer of Severn, Md; sister, Gracie Evelyn Stout of Chattanooga, Tenn; 14 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; and seven great-great-grandchildren. Mrs. Wade was preceded in death by her husband, Michael Amos Wade and her son, Samuel Edward Wade. Services were held March 24 at Kaufman Funeral Home in Elkridge. Interment was in Meadowridge Memorial Park in Elkridge. Memorial donations may be sent to the Stroke Unit at Kernan Hospital, 2200 Kernan Drive, Baltimore, MD 21207 or the Kennedy Krieger Institute, 707 N. Broadway, Baltimore, MD 21205. on March 30, 2004.1

Census Records

1940Dwelling 259, District 47-26, 9th Civil District, Knox Co., Tennessee3

Family

Michael Amos Wade Sr. b. June 26, 1919, d. January 19, 1997
Marriage*Mary Lillian Stout married Michael Amos Wade Sr., son of Michael Aaron Wade and Mary Elizabeth Conner.1 
Children
  • Samuel Edward Wade1
  • Michael Amos Wade Jr.1,3
  • Patricia Annette Wade1
  • William Maynard Wade1
  • Sarah Elizabeth Wade1
  • Gwendolyn Joyce Wade1
  • Charleen Ann Wade1

Citations

  1. [S728] Howard County Times, Howard Co., MD, From the Mary Lillian Wade obituary in the Mar 30, 2004 edition.
  2. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  3. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.

Frank Ralph Spangler1,2,3

M, b. May 26, 1909, d. November 20, 1996
FatherJacob Conner Spangler4 b. September 6, 1878, d. August 17, 1959
MotherMelhatty Bell "Hattie" Wimmer2,5,6 b. July 24, 1881, d. May 29, 1969
     His Social Security Number was 230-16-7264.7 Frank Ralph Spangler was buried at Sunset Cemetery, North Franklin Street, Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia.1,8 His name was legally changed to In the 1910 and 1920 Census his name was Frank R. Smith.6,5 He was born on May 26, 1909 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.7,8 He married Audra Pauline "Pauline" Payne, daughter of James Elmer Payne and Elizabeth E. "Lizzie" Epperly, on December 17, 1932 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.9,10 Frank Ralph Spangler died on November 20, 1996 at Roanoke Co., Virginia, at age 87.7,1,8,3 He SPANGLER, Frank Ralph, 87, of Christiansburg, died Wednesday morning, November 20, 1996. He is survived by a daughter and son-in-law, Mary S. and Robert L. "Bob" Cole of Salem; a son and daughter-in-law, Ralph N. and Essie Spangler, Roanoke; one sister, Florence Mabry of Pilot; several nieces and nephews. The funeral will be 11 a.m. Friday from the Richardson-Horne Funeral Home Chapel, conducted by Dr. Ray Penn with interment in Sunset Cemetery. In lieu of flowers the family requests memorials be made to Good Samaritan Hospice, 3825 Electric Rd., S.W., Suite A, Roanoke, Va. 24018. The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the Richardson-Horne Funeral Home, Christiansburg on November 21, 1996.1

Census Records

1910Dwelling 48, District 99, Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia5
1920Dwelling 106, District 114, Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia6
1930Dwelling 42, District 14, Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia2
1940Dwelling 36, District 61-17, Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia11

Occupation

1930Farm laborer2
1940Farmer11

Family

Audra Pauline "Pauline" Payne b. July 4, 1916, d. February 13, 1996
Marriage*Frank Ralph Spangler married Audra Pauline "Pauline" Payne, daughter of James Elmer Payne and Elizabeth E. "Lizzie" Epperly, on December 17, 1932 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.9,10 
Children

Citations

  1. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Frank Ralph Spangler obituary in the Nov 21, 1996 edition.
  2. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  4. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Jacob C. Spangler obituary in the Aug 18, 1959 edition.
  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. [S65] Rena Worthen & Margarette Tynan, Montgomery County Virginia Cemetery Reading of Sunset Cemetery, Christiansburg.
  9. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Audra Pauline Spangler obituary in the Feb 15, 1996 edition.
  10. [S331] William Lindsay Lawrence, Judy G. Blackwell, Erma C. Sowers, and Mabel Collins Willis Ora Belle Mayberry McColeman, Descendants of Elder John Lawrence.
  11. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  12. [S11] Effie King Brown, Descendants of John King 1759-1843.
  13. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Mary Spangler Cole obituary in the Mar 6, 2018 edition.
  14. [S349] Erma C. Sowers, A Report on the Descendants of Henry Iddings and Abigail Richardson.
  15. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  16. [S1569] Funeral records of Mr. Marion Thomas Hall, online http://www.rootsweb.com/~vafloyd/recordsofmarionthomashall.htm

Wilford Osborne Aldridge1,2,3

M, b. July 13, 1910, d. September 24, 1957
FatherJohn Henry Anderson Aldridge2,1,4,5,3 b. September 16, 1869, d. September 27, 1954
MotherMahala Ann "Sis" Conner1,2,4,5,3 b. June 5, 1871, d. March 15, 1936
     Wilford Osborne Aldridge was buried at Head of the River Cemetery (also known as Salem Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery), Rt. 221, Check, Floyd Co., Virginia.6,3 He was born on July 13, 1910 at Floyd Co., Virginia.6,2,1,3 He married Edna Hart on April 1, 1931 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,2,3 Wilford Osborne Aldridge died on September 24, 1957 at Martinsville, Virginia, at age 47.3

Census Records

1920Dwelling 15, District 123, Cave Spring, Roanoke Co., Virginia4
1930Dwelling 246, District 11, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia5
1940Dwelling 160, District 45-12, Reed Creek, Henry Co., Virginia7

Occupation

1930Farm laborer5
1940Furniture factory sander7

Family

Edna Hart
Marriage*Wilford Osborne Aldridge married Edna Hart on April 1, 1931 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,2,3 
Children
  • Osborne Newton Aldridge2,7
  • Jamie Mahala Aldridge2,7
  • Melvin Thomas Aldridge2,7
  • Wesley Aldridge2,7

Citations

  1. [S12] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 5, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S162] Sylvia Gearheart Albert, William G. "The Settler" Aldridge, Floyd Co., VA.
  3. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  4. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S104] Billy and Juanita Grice, Cemeteries in Floyd County.
  7. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.

Willie Juanita "Willia" Link1,2,3,4

F, b. 1915
FatherThaddeus Darrel Link1,2,3 b. September 27, 1889, d. December 22, 1936
MotherNora Ethel Billips1,2,3 b. March 16, 1896, d. February, 1980
     Willie Juanita "Willia" Link was born in 1915 at McDowell Co., West Virginia.4

Census Records

1920Dwelling 504, District 118, Williamson, Mingo Co., West Virginia3
1930Dwelling 28, District 5, Lee, Mingo Co., West Virginia2

Citations

  1. [S582] John Winfield Spangler, John Winfield Spangler Research Papers.
  2. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S5627] FamilySearch, West Virginia, Births Index, 1804-1938.

Paul Link1,2,3

M, b. October 25, 1917, d. January 29, 2002
FatherThaddeus Darrel Link1,2,4,5 b. September 27, 1889, d. December 22, 1936
MotherNora Ethel Billips1,2,6,4,5 b. March 16, 1896, d. February, 1980
     Paul Link was buried at Saint Mary Cemetery, 701 East Ross Avenue, Saint Bernard, Hamilton Co., Ohio.7 His Social Security Number was 232-14-1986.8 He was born on October 25, 1917 at Simpsons, Floyd Co., Virginia.8,9,10,3,5,11 He died on January 29, 2002 at Cincinnati, Hamilton Co., Ohio, at age 84.8,9,11

Census Records

1920Dwelling 504, District 118, Williamson, Mingo Co., West Virginia4
1930Dwelling 28, District 5, Lee, Mingo Co., West Virginia2
1940Dwelling 88, District 30-8, Lee, Mingo Co., West Virginia6

Occupation

1940Miner6

Citations

  1. [S582] John Winfield Spangler, John Winfield Spangler Research Papers.
  2. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S5152] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Birth Records, 1864-2014.
  4. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S5223] Social Security Administration, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.
  6. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S8099] Saint Mary Cemetery, Hamilton Co., OH, online www.findagrave.com.
  8. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  9. [S857] Ohio Department of Health, Ohio Deaths, 1908-1932, 1938-2018.
  10. [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.
  11. [S3600] U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, U.S., Department of Veterans Affairs BIRLS Death File, 1850-2010.

Jack Eldred Link1,2,3

M, b. September 10, 1919, d. April 10, 1997
FatherThaddeus Darrel Link1,2,3 b. September 27, 1889, d. December 22, 1936
MotherNora Ethel Billips1,2,4,3 b. March 16, 1896, d. February, 1980
     Jack Eldred Link was buried at Saint Joseph New Cemetery, 4500 Foley Road, Cincinnati, Hamilton Co., Ohio.5 His Social Security Number was 375-14-2569.6 He was born on September 10, 1919 at Mingo Co., West Virginia.7,6,8,5,9 He married Jean Unknown circa 1951.10 Jack Eldred Link and Jean Unknown were divorced on September 30, 1970 at Hamilton Co., Ohio.10 Jack Eldred Link died on April 10, 1997 at Cincinnati, Hamilton Co., Ohio, at age 77.7,6,8,5,9

Census Records

1920Dwelling 504, District 118, Williamson, Mingo Co., West Virginia3
1930Dwelling 28, District 5, Lee, Mingo Co., West Virginia2
1940Dwelling 88, District 30-8, Lee, Mingo Co., West Virginia4

Family

Jean Unknown
Marriage*Jack Eldred Link married Jean Unknown circa 1951.10 
Divorce* Jack Eldred Link and Jean Unknown were divorced on September 30, 1970 at Hamilton Co., Ohio.10 

Citations

  1. [S582] John Winfield Spangler, John Winfield Spangler Research Papers.
  2. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S8100] Saint Joseph New Cemetery, Hamilton Co., OH, online www.findagrave.com.
  6. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  7. [S857] Ohio Department of Health, Ohio Deaths, 1908-1932, 1938-2018.
  8. [S3600] U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, U.S., Department of Veterans Affairs BIRLS Death File, 1850-2010.
  9. [S1405] National Cemetery Administration, U.S. Veterans Gravesites, ca.1775-2006.
  10. [S2070] Office of Vital Statistics Ohio Department of Health, Ohio Divorce Index, 1962-1963, 1967-1971, 1973-2007.

Roy Lee Link1,2,3,4

M, b. August 31, 1921, d. December 22, 1988
FatherThaddeus Darrel Link1,5,2,3 b. September 27, 1889, d. December 22, 1936
MotherNora Ethel Billips1,5,6,2,3 b. March 16, 1896, d. February, 1980
     Roy Lee Link was buried at Maryland Veterans Cemetery (also known as Cheltenham Veterans Cemetery), 11301 Crain Highway, Cheltenham, Prince George's Co., Maryland.7,4 His Social Security Number was 234-20-1480.2 He married Edith Unknown.4 Roy Lee Link was born on August 31, 1921 at Williamson, Mingo Co., West Virginia.2,7,3,4 He died on December 22, 1988 at Maryland at age 67.7,4

Census Records

1930Dwelling 28, District 5, Lee, Mingo Co., West Virginia5
1940Dwelling 88, District 30-8, Lee, Mingo Co., West Virginia6

Family

Edith Unknown b. August 23, 1918, d. February 22, 2000
Marriage*Roy Lee Link married Edith Unknown.4 

Citations

  1. [S582] John Winfield Spangler, John Winfield Spangler Research Papers.
  2. [S5223] Social Security Administration, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.
  3. [S2878] FamilySearch, West Virginia, Births Index, 1853-1969.
  4. [S4144] Cheltenham Veterans Cemetery, Prince George's Co., MD, online http://www.findagrave.com
  5. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S1405] National Cemetery Administration, U.S. Veterans Gravesites, ca.1775-2006.

Thaddeus Darrel Link Jr.1,2

M, b. December 5, 1924, d. July 11, 1998
FatherThaddeus Darrel Link1,2,3 b. September 27, 1889, d. December 22, 1936
MotherNora Ethel Billips1,2,4,3 b. March 16, 1896, d. February, 1980
     His Social Security Number was 234-34-2574.5 Thaddeus Darrel Link Jr. was born on December 5, 1924 at Cinderella, Mingo Co., West Virginia.5,6,3 He died on July 11, 1998 at West Virginia at age 73.5,6

Census Records

1930Dwelling 28, District 5, Lee, Mingo Co., West Virginia2
1940Dwelling 88, District 30-8, Lee, Mingo Co., West Virginia4

Citations

  1. [S582] John Winfield Spangler, John Winfield Spangler Research Papers.
  2. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S5223] Social Security Administration, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.
  4. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  6. [S3600] U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, U.S., Department of Veterans Affairs BIRLS Death File, 1850-2010.

Walter Thomas Grubb1

M, b. January 17, 1897, d. January, 1967
     Walter Thomas Grubb married Nellie A. Link, daughter of Jacob Smith "Job" Link and Liona Jane Conner.1,2,3 His Social Security Number was 223-24-0558.4 Walter Thomas Grubb was born on January 17, 1897 at Franklin Co., Virginia.4,5 He died in January, 1967.1,4

Family

Nellie A. Link b. February 22, 1897, d. June 12, 1965
Marriage*He married Nellie A. Link, daughter of Jacob Smith "Job" Link and Liona Jane Conner.1,2,3 

Citations

  1. [S1329] Sherwood Memorial Park, Sherwood Memorial Park (Conner Lot Inquiry List).
  2. [S582] John Winfield Spangler, John Winfield Spangler Research Papers.
  3. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  4. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  5. [S533] National Archives and Records Administration, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-18.

Vera Katherine Basham1,2

F, b. February 25, 1915, d. December 29, 2011
FatherBrainard Hayden Basham3,4,2 b. March 26, 1881, d. June 16, 1964
MotherOlivia B. "Ollie" Stewart3,4,2 b. October 16, 1890, d. December 7, 1959
     Vera Katherine Basham was buried at Sherwood Burial Park, 1045 Lynchburg Turnpike, Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia.4 She was born on February 25, 1915 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.5,2 She married William Haden "Sam" Link, son of Jacob Smith "Job" Link and Liona Jane Conner, on December 26, 1941 at Roanoke, Virginia.6,4,2 As of December 26, 1941,her married name was Link.2 Vera Katherine Basham died on December 29, 2011 at Roanoke, Virginia, at age 96.4 She Katherine B. Link, 96, of Roanoke, Va., passed away at Pheasant Ridge Retirement and Rehabilitation Center on Thursday, December 29, 2011. She was a member of Greene Memorial United Methodist Church Choir; a former member of the National Hairdressers Association; an avid gardener; and lover of music. Katherine was the widow of William H. "Sam" Link and was preceded in death by her parents, Brainard H. and Olivia Stewart Basham; and her brothers and sisters, Minnie B. Light, Thelma B. Charlton, Beulah B. Brammer, Earl Basham and Gene Basham. She is survived by her sister, Mary B. Epperly, of Floyd, Va; sister-in-law, Lois Basham, of Christiansburg, Va; a number of nieces and nephews including a special nephew and his wife, Gerald and Linda Basham, of Troutville; and god son, Dr. C. Hunter Baker, of Boston, Mass. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions be made to Green Memorial United Methodist Church, Fine Arts Series or your favorite charity . Services will be held at Sherwood Memorial Park in the Abby Chapel at 1 p.m. on Saturday, December 31, 2011, with The Rev. Gary Robbins officiating. The family will receive friends at the cemetery one hour prior to the service. on December 30, 2011.4

Family

William Haden "Sam" Link b. April 7, 1909, d. March 20, 1993
Marriage*She married William Haden "Sam" Link, son of Jacob Smith "Job" Link and Liona Jane Conner, on December 26, 1941 at Roanoke, Virginia.6,4,2 

Citations

  1. [S138] Robert B. Basham, "Harris Light and Minnie Hayden Basham," e-mail to Scott Schaffer, Aug 22, 2003.
  2. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  3. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Minnie Basham Light obituary in the Mar 8, 1998 edition.
  4. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Katherine B. Link obituary in the Dec 30, 2011 edition.
  5. [S1235] Ancestry.com, U.S. Public Records Index, Volume 1.
  6. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the William H. Link obituary in the Mar 21, 1993 edition.

James Dennis Martin1,2,3,4

M, b. July 7, 1905, d. January 7, 1997
FatherSamuel William "Will" Martin1,2,5,6 b. February 5, 1846, d. September 14, 1931
MotherLillie Ann Poff1,2,5,6 b. January 1, 1868, d. August 4, 1947
     His Social Security Number was 223-48-2311.7 James Dennis Martin was buried at Red Oak Grove Cemetery, Rt. 221 east from Floyd, left on Bethlehem Church Road NE, left at next fork (Red Oak Grove Road north), on a hill across from Red Oak Grove Church of the Brethren, Floyd Co., Virginia.2,3 He was born on July 7, 1905 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,7,3 He married Erma Jane Graham, daughter of Josiah Graham and Hattie Basham, on October 9, 1929 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,2,4 James Dennis Martin died on January 7, 1997 at age 91.7,2,3 He MARTIN, James Dennis, 91, of Floyd, went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, January 7, 1997. He was the son of the late William and Lillie Martin of Check. He was a member of the Red Oak Grove Church of the Brethren. Surviving is his wife of 67 years, Erma Graham Martin; two nieces, Irene J. Sisson of Warrenton a nd Naomi W. Creed of Locust Grove; a nephew, Harlie L. Martin of Check; devoted friends, Donald McLane and Priscilla M. Whitlock of Floyd; several other nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Thursday at the Red Oak Grove Church of the Brethren with Rev. Elbert Lee Naff, Rev. Larry Meadow, and Rev. Leon Alley officiating. Burial will follow in the Red Oak Grove Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the Maberry Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers the family suggests memorials be made to the Floyd County Rescue Squad. on January 8, 1997.2

Census Records

1910Dwelling 33, District 50, Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia5
1920Dwelling 116, District 98, Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia6
1930Dwelling 168, District 9, Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia8
1940Dwelling 67, District 32-11, Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia9

Occupation

1929Farmer1
1930Farmer8
1940Farmer9

Family

Erma Jane Graham b. May 30, 1907, d. May 5, 1998
Marriage*James Dennis Martin married Erma Jane Graham, daughter of Josiah Graham and Hattie Basham, on October 9, 1929 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,2,4 

Citations

  1. [S12] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 5, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the James Dennis Martin obitutary in the Jan 8, 1997 edition.
  3. [S221] Barb Reininger, Red Oak Grove Cemetery, Floyd Co., VA.
  4. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Erma Graham Martin obituary in the May 6, 1998 edition.
  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. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.

Julia Ann Light1

F, b. July 14, 1839, d. October 17, 1859
FatherJohn Jackson Light1,2 b. October, 1808, d. November, 1884
MotherMary Sandra "Polly" Conner1,2 b. 1808, d. 1884
     Julia Ann Light was buried at Head of the River Cemetery (also known as Salem Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery), Rt. 221, Check, Floyd Co., Virginia.3 She was born on July 14, 1839 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1 She married Marion Clingenpeel on March 3, 1859 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1 As of March 3, 1859,her married name was Clingenpeel. Julia Ann Light died on October 17, 1859 at Floyd Co., Virginia, at age 20; Died of fever at age 20 years, 3 months, and 3 days of age.

Census Records

1850Dwelling 80, District 15, Floyd Co., Virginia2

Family

Marion Clingenpeel b. March 20, 1834, d. March 16, 1906
Marriage*Julia Ann Light married Marion Clingenpeel on March 3, 1859 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1 

Citations

  1. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S153] National Archives and Records Administration, 1850 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S711] Pupils of Check High School, Salem Church Head of the River Cemetery.

John Harvey Conner1,2

M, b. December 23, 1910, d. January 28, 1999
FatherElbert Leland "Lee" Conner3,4,5,6,7,8 b. April 18, 1887, d. May 24, 1958
MotherLula Inez Aldridge9,3,5,6,7,8 b. January 12, 1890, d. July 29, 1972
     His Social Security Number was 223-36-0033.10 John Harvey Conner was buried at Jacksonville Burial Ground, Rt. 8, 0.25 miles south of Floyd, Floyd Co., Virginia.4 He was born on December 23, 1910 at Floyd Co., Virginia.10,3,1 He married Margaret Pugh, daughter of Charles Everett "Charlie" Pugh and Louisa Rosabell "Rosa" Hungate, on October 2, 1935 at Floyd Co., Virginia.3,4,5 John Harvey Conner died on January 28, 1999 at Floyd, Floyd Co., Virginia, at age 88.10,4,2 He CONNER, John Harvey, of Floyd, a light in the lives of all his family and friends for 88 years passed on to heavenly peace on Thursday, January 28. 1999 with family lovingly by his side, in the comfort of his home. Many remember him as the welcome smile behind the counter at Conners General Store, owned and operated by him and his wife, Margaret Pugh Conner for 25 years. He was also an enthusiastic member and Deacon of the Floyd Baptist Church since November 21, 1948. Waiting for him in heaven are his parents Mr. and Mrs. E.L. Conner, as well as his brother, George Conner, and his sister, Virginia Garvin. You are our sunshine, our only sunshine, you make us happy when skies are grey, you know how much we love you, in our heart you'll always stay. Survivors include his wife, Margaret Pugh Conner, Floyd; daughter, Paulette Conner Hatcher, Greensboro, N.C; son, William Harvey Conner, Roanoke; grandchildren, Sharon Hatcher Atkins, Jeff Hatcher, Mark Conner, Stacey Hatcher, Matthew Bridger; great-grandson, Tyler Atkins; sisters, Alice Lawrence, Roanoke, Effie Lawrence, King Ferry, N.Y. Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Saturday at the Floyd Baptist Church with the Rev. Joseph Womack and the Rev. Alton Griffin officiating. Burial will be in Jacksonville Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday at the Maberry Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Good Samaritan Hospice, Inc., 3825 Electric Road, S.W., Suite A, Roanoke, VA. 24018. on January 29, 1999.4

Census Records

1920Dwelling 146, District 114, Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia6
1930Dwelling 75, District 5, Court House District, Floyd Co., Virginia7

Occupation

1930Farm laborer7

Family

Margaret Pugh b. July 19, 1916, d. November 3, 2002
Marriage*John Harvey Conner married Margaret Pugh, daughter of Charles Everett "Charlie" Pugh and Louisa Rosabell "Rosa" Hungate, on October 2, 1935 at Floyd Co., Virginia.3,4,5 
Children
  • Paulette Dean Conner4,11,12
  • William Harvey "Bill" Conner4,11

Citations

  1. [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.
  2. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  3. [S12] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 5, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  4. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the John Harvey Conner obituary in the Jan 29, 1999 edition.
  5. [S349] Erma C. Sowers, A Report on the Descendants of Henry Iddings and Abigail Richardson.
  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. [S116] Floyd Press, From the Lula Aldridge Conner obituary in the Aug 3, 1972 edition.
  9. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, Funeral pamphlet for Lula Aldridge Conner.
  10. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  11. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Margaret Pugh Conner obituary in the Nov 4, 2002 edition.
  12. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.

George Willie Conner1,2,3

M, b. December 15, 1919, d. April 3, 1990
FatherElbert Leland "Lee" Conner4,2,3,5,6,7,8 b. April 18, 1887, d. May 24, 1958
MotherLula Inez Aldridge9,2,3,5,6,7,8 b. January 12, 1890, d. July 29, 1972
     His Social Security Number was 225-12-8277.10 George Willie Conner was buried at Jacksonville Burial Ground, Rt. 8, 0.25 miles south of Floyd, Floyd Co., Virginia.11,1 He was born on December 15, 1919 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.10,11,2 He married Arva Eunice Conner, daughter of Martin Thomas "Mart" Conner and Minnie Elizabeth Hylton, on July 2, 1938 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,3,12 George Willie Conner died on April 3, 1990 at Radford, Virginia, at age 70.10,11,1 He FLOYD - George Willie Conner, age 70, passed away Tuesday, April 3, 1990, at Radford Community Hospital. He is survived by his wife, Arva C. Conner; two sons and daughters-in-law, Edward L. and Shirley Conner, Fieldale; Charles E. and Beulah Conner, Floyd; one daughter and son-in-law, Joyce C. and Allen S. Faw, Vinton; one brother, Harvey Conner, Floyd; three sisters, Effie Lawrence, King Ferry, N.Y; Alice Lawrence, Roanoke; Virginia Garvin, Hurt; five grandchildren; two stepgrandchildren; two great-grandchildren and three stepgreat-grandchildren. Funeral services will be at 2:00 p.m. Friday, April 6, at the Maberry Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Alton Griffin and Elder Hale Terry officiating. Interment will be in Jacksonville Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. Thursday at the Maberry Funeral Home. on April 5, 1990.1

Census Records

1920Dwelling 146, District 114, Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia5
1930Dwelling 75, District 5, Court House District, Floyd Co., Virginia6
1940Dwelling 114, District 32-7, Court House District, Floyd Co., Virginia8

Occupation

1940Farm helper8

Family

Arva Eunice Conner b. January 23, 1921, d. June 27, 2017
Marriage*George Willie Conner married Arva Eunice Conner, daughter of Martin Thomas "Mart" Conner and Minnie Elizabeth Hylton, on July 2, 1938 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,3,12 
Children

Citations

  1. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the George Willie Conner obituary in the Apr 5, 1990 edition.
  2. [S12] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 5, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  3. [S349] Erma C. Sowers, A Report on the Descendants of Henry Iddings and Abigail Richardson.
  4. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the John Harvey Conner obituary in the Jan 29, 1999 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. [S116] Floyd Press, From the Lula Aldridge Conner obituary in the Aug 3, 1972 edition.
  8. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, Funeral pamphlet for Lula Aldridge Conner.
  10. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  11. [S328] Donna J. Robertson, Tombstone Inscriptions of Floyd County, Virginia.
  12. [S4284] Maberry Funeral Home, Inc., online http://www.maberryfuneralhome.com, From the Arva Conner Coleman obituary.
  13. [S184] Martinsville Bulletin, From the Edward Lee Conner obituary in the Sep 25, 2016 edition.
  14. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  15. [S13] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 6, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.

Virginia I. Conner1,2

F, b. June 8, 1927, d. February 9, 1995
FatherElbert Leland "Lee" Conner3,1,4,2,5,6 b. April 18, 1887, d. May 24, 1958
MotherLula Inez Aldridge7,4,1,2,5,6 b. January 12, 1890, d. July 29, 1972
     Virginia I. Conner was buried at Jacksonville Burial Ground, Rt. 8, 0.25 miles south of Floyd, Floyd Co., Virginia.8 Her Social Security Number was 215-28-9020.9 She was born on June 8, 1927 at Virginia.9 She married Vernon Burgette Garvin Jr., son of Vernon Burgette Garvin and Sarah Shelor, on June 17, 1947 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,9,10,4 As of June 17, 1947,her married name was Garvin. Virginia I. Conner died on February 9, 1995 at Martinsville, Virginia, at age 67.8,9 She GARVIN, Virginia Conner, 67, of Hurt, died Thursday, February 9, 1995 in Blue Ridge Nursing Home, Martinsville, Va. She was a retired elementary school Librarian. She is survived by her husband, Vernon B. Garvin, Hurt; two sons, Vernon B. Garvin III, Bassett, Dale Lee Garvin, Danville; two sisters, Effie Lawrence, King Ferry, N.Y., Alice Lawrence, Roanoke; one brother, Harvey Conner, Floyd; two grandchildren, Christina Garvin, Mary Garvin; two stepgrandchildren, Angela Townsend, Dorothy Calaman; and one stepgreat-grandson, Johnathan Townsend. Funeral services will be held 3 p.m. Sunday at the Maberry Funeral Home Chapel, Floyd, with the Rev. Mark Burgess officiating. Burial will follow in Jacksonville Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Bassett Rescue Squad, Bassett, Va. on February 11, 1995.8

Census Records

1930Dwelling 75, District 5, Court House District, Floyd Co., Virginia2
1940Dwelling 114, District 32-7, Court House District, Floyd Co., Virginia6

Family

Vernon Burgette Garvin Jr. b. July 30, 1925, d. January 10, 1998
Marriage*Virginia I. Conner married Vernon Burgette Garvin Jr., son of Vernon Burgette Garvin and Sarah Shelor, on June 17, 1947 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,9,10,4 
Children
  • Vernon Burgette Garvin III10,8
  • Dale Lee Garvin10,8

Citations

  1. [S13] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 6, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the John Harvey Conner obituary in the Jan 29, 1999 edition.
  4. [S349] Erma C. Sowers, A Report on the Descendants of Henry Iddings and Abigail Richardson.
  5. [S116] Floyd Press, From the Lula Aldridge Conner obituary in the Aug 3, 1972 edition.
  6. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, Funeral pamphlet for Lula Aldridge Conner.
  8. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Virginia Conner Garvin obituary in the Feb 11, 1995 edition.
  9. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  10. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Vernon B. Garvin, Jr. obituary in the Jan 11, 1998 edition.

Genia Johnson "Jean" McGhee1,2,3

F, b. September 18, 1896, d. June 30, 1998
     Genia Johnson "Jean" McGhee was buried at Birchlawn Burial Park, Pearisburg, Giles Co., Virginia.4 She was born on September 18, 1896 at Giles Co., Virginia.3 She married Elmer Edgar Conner, son of George Benjamin Conner and Wilmuth Jane "Sis" Martin, on August 29, 1925 at Talcott, Summers Co., West Virginia.4,3,5 As of August 29, 1925,her married name was Conner. As of 1962,her married name was Chitwood.6 Genia Johnson "Jean" McGhee married Robert G. Chitwood in 1962 at Roanoke Co., Virginia.4,6 Genia Johnson "Jean" McGhee died on June 30, 1998 at Virginia at age 101.4 She CHITWOOD, Genia Conner, 101, of Lakeview, Roanoke, and formerly of Rich Creek, Va. passed away Tuesday, June 30, 1998. She was preceded in death by her husbands, Elmer E. Conner and Robert G. Chitwood and a son, Wayne J. Conner. Mrs. Chitwood was a member of Bethany Christian Church. Surviving are her daughter and son-in-law, Roberta C. Rogers and James C. Rogers Sr., of Cloverdale; daughter-in-law, Betty A. Conner of Roanoke; grandchildren and their spouses, Linda Kolnok and husband, Michael Kolnok, Gary W. Conner and wife, Katura Conner, Renee R. Ayres and husband, Scott Ayres all of Roanoke; Lynette R. Smith and husband, Gary Smith of Elliston, and James C. Rogers, Jr. and wife, Allison Rogers of Roanoke; 10 great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews and special friends, Julia Falls and Mamie Vanlew. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Salvation Army, 724 Dale Ave. S.E. Roanoke, Va. 24013 or the Roanoke City Rescue Mission, 402 4th St. S.E., Roanoke, Va. 24013. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday, July 2, 1998 from Oakey's North Chapel. The Rev. J. Weldon Myers will officate. Interment services will be at 3:30 p.m. Thursday in Birchlawn Cemetery, Pearisburg, Va. The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at Oakey's North Chapel. on July 1, 1998.4

Census Records

1930Dwelling 235, District 7, Pembroke, Giles Co., Virginia2
1940Dwelling 7, District 12-4, Amsterdam, Botetourt Co., Virginia7

Family 1

Elmer Edgar Conner b. February 11, 1897, d. April 10, 1958
Marriage*Genia Johnson "Jean" McGhee married Elmer Edgar Conner, son of George Benjamin Conner and Wilmuth Jane "Sis" Martin, on August 29, 1925 at Talcott, Summers Co., West Virginia.4,3,5 
Children

Family 2

Robert G. Chitwood
Marriage*Genia Johnson "Jean" McGhee married Robert G. Chitwood in 1962 at Roanoke Co., Virginia.4,6 

Citations

  1. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Conner-McGhee marriage record.
  4. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Genia Conner Chitwood obituary in the Jul 1, 1998 edition.
  5. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  6. [S582] John Winfield Spangler, John Winfield Spangler Research Papers.
  7. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Wayne Johnson Conner obituary in the Jul 28, 1992 edition.

Wayne Johnson Conner1

M, b. August 28, 1926, d. July 27, 1992
FatherElmer Edgar Conner2,3,4 b. February 11, 1897, d. April 10, 1958
MotherGenia Johnson "Jean" McGhee2,1,3,4 b. September 18, 1896, d. June 30, 1998
     His Social Security Number was 223-30-4613.5 Wayne Johnson Conner was buried at Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens, 5737 Airport Road NW, Roanoke, Virginia.1 He was born on August 28, 1926 at Virginia.5 He married Betty Louise Akers on January 31, 1947 at Narrows, Giles Co., Virginia.6,7 Wayne Johnson Conner died on July 27, 1992 at Roanoke, Virginia, at age 65.1 He Wayne Johnson Conner, age 65, of 4022 Drake Circle, N.W., died Monday, July 27, 1992. He was a member of and a Deacon of Enon Baptist Church and was an agent for Nationwide Insurance Company for 30 years; a member of and past president of Hollins Lions Club; an Army Veteran of World War II and was a member of John Dove Lodge #78 AF&AM, Peterstown, W.Va. He is survived by his wife, Betty A. Conner; one son and daughter-in-law, Gary W. Conner and wife, Kitura; one daughter and son-in-law, Linda C. Kolnok and husband, Michael J; his mother, Mrs. Genia M. Chitwood, all of Roanoke; one sister and brother-in-law, Roberta C. and J.C. Rogers, Cloverdale; four grandchildren, Michael and Matthew Kolnok, Tonya and Buck Conner. Funeral services will be conducted from the Enon Baptist Church, 1:00 p.m. Wednesday, July 29, with the Rev. William G. Harding, III officiating. Burial will be in Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society. Friends may call Oakey's North Chapel after 1:00 p.m. Tuesday. on July 28, 1992.1

Census Records

1930Dwelling 235, District 7, Pembroke, Giles Co., Virginia3
1940Dwelling 7, District 12-4, Amsterdam, Botetourt Co., Virginia4

Family

Betty Louise Akers b. October 16, 1927, d. August 28, 2017
Marriage*Wayne Johnson Conner married Betty Louise Akers on January 31, 1947 at Narrows, Giles Co., Virginia.6,7 
Children
  • Linda Louise Conner1,8,6,7
  • Gary Wayne Conner1,6,7

Citations

  1. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Wayne Johnson Conner obituary in the Jul 28, 1992 edition.
  2. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Genia Conner Chitwood obituary in the Jul 1, 1998 edition.
  3. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  6. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  7. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Betty Akers Conner obituary in the Aug 31, 2017 edition.
  8. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Kolnok-Bill wedding announcement in the Jan 20, 2002 edition.

Clara Allene Light1,2,3

F, b. April 5, 1914, d. December 19, 1993
FatherGrover Alden/Alvin Light1,4,2,5,6,7,3 b. June 25, 1889, d. October 22, 1974
MotherFlora A. Iddings1,4,2,6,7,3 b. January 2, 1892, d. November 30, 1962
     Her Social Security Number was 228-01-8982.8 Clara Allene Light was buried at Sherwood Burial Park, 1045 Lynchburg Turnpike, Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia.9 She was born on April 5, 1914 at Floyd Co., Virginia.8,1 She married Charles William "Charlie" Epperly, son of Charles E. Epperly and Harriet E. "Hattie" Payne, on December 9, 1938 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,2 As of December 9, 1938,her married name was Epperly. As of December 21, 1946,her married name was Criner.3 Clara Allene Light married Glen Eller Criner on December 21, 1946 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.9,10,2,3 Clara Allene Light died on December 19, 1993 at Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia, at age 79.8,9 She CRINER, Allene Light, 79, of Salem, died Sunday, December 19, 1993, in a Salem hospital. She was a member of the Fort Lewis Christian Church. She is survived by her husband, Glen Criner; a son and daughter-in-law, Harold and Karen Criner, Marietta, Ga; granddaughters, Megan and May Criner, Marietta, Ga; a grandson, Charlie Criner, Salem; a brother, Forrest Light; a sister, Bertha Wimmer, both of Pilot. Funeral services will be held 10 a.m. Wednesday, December 22, 1993, at the Lotz Salem Chapel, with the Rev. William F. Murdock officiating. Interment will follow in Sherwood Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at the Lotz Salem Chapel. on December 21, 1993.9

Census Records

1920Dwelling 120, District 88, Alum Ridge, Floyd Co., Virginia6
1930Dwelling 177, District 1, Alum Ridge, Floyd Co., Virginia7
1940Dwelling 13, District 61-17, Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia11

Family 1

Charles William "Charlie" Epperly b. February 2, 1906, d. May 19, 1943
Marriage*Clara Allene Light married Charles William "Charlie" Epperly, son of Charles E. Epperly and Harriet E. "Hattie" Payne, on December 9, 1938 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,2 

Family 2

Glen Eller Criner b. April 15, 1917, d. December 22, 2002
Marriage*Clara Allene Light married Glen Eller Criner on December 21, 1946 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.9,10,2,3 
Child
  • Harold Thomas Criner9,10,2,3

Citations

  1. [S12] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 5, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S349] Erma C. Sowers, A Report on the Descendants of Henry Iddings and Abigail Richardson.
  3. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  4. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Forrest Alden Light obituary in the Feb 13, 2001 edition.
  5. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, From the Grover A. Light obituary in an unknown newspaper.
  6. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
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  8. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
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