Lelia Alice Sumpter1,2

F, b. March 22, 1915, d. March 5, 2002
FatherJames Hardee Sumpter1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8 b. April 19, 1873, d. November 22, 1963
MotherAddie Harmon1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8 b. June 3, 1885, d. December 29, 1950
     Lelia Alice Sumpter was buried at Jacksonville Burial Ground, Rt. 8, 0.25 miles south of Floyd, Floyd Co., Virginia.1 She was born on March 22, 1915 at Floyd, Floyd Co., Virginia.1,2 She married Cornelius J. Apperson on April 13, 1940 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2 As of April 13, 1940,her married name was Apperson. Lelia Alice Sumpter died on March 5, 2002 at Bluefield, Mercer Co., West Virginia, at age 86.1 She SUMPTER, Lelia Alice, 86, of 1015 College Ave., Bluefield, W.Va., passed away on Tuesday, March 5, 2002 at Bluefield Regional Medical Center. Born on March 22, 1915 in Floyd, Va., she was a daughter of the late James Hardee and Addie Harman Sumpter. She was a member of the First Baptist Church in Bluefield and was a former member of the Board of Trustees for Bluefield College for 16 years. She was retired from the Bluefield Telephone Company after many years of service. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by one sister and five brothers. She is survived by three sisters, Virginia Hawes of Roanoke, Va., Margie Drumheller and her husband, John of Lynchburg, Va., and Katherine Elder and her husband, George of Buena Vista, Va. and Robert Sumpter and his wife, Freda of Durham, N.C. She is also survived by a number of nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be conducted on Thursday, March 7, 2002 at 11 a.m. from the First Baptist Church in Bluefield. Burial will follow at 4 p.m. from the Jacksonville Cemetery in Floyd, Va. Family members will serve as pallbearers. Friends may call today from 7 to 9 p.m. at Mercer Funeral Home & Crematory of Bluefield. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions, if desired, may be made to your favorite local charity. Mercer Funeral Home & Crematory of Bluefield is in charge of arrangements. E-Mail of cards or condolences to the family may be sent to Mercer@MercerFuneral.com. on March 7, 2002.1

Census Records

1920Dwelling 53, District 91, Court House District, Floyd Co., Virginia4
1930Dwelling 71, District 4, Floyd, Floyd Co., Virginia5
1940Dwelling 104, District 32-5, Floyd, Floyd Co., Virginia8

Family

Cornelius J. Apperson b. October 5, 1900, d. June, 1978
Marriage*Lelia Alice Sumpter married Cornelius J. Apperson on April 13, 1940 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2 

Citations

  1. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Lelia Alice Sumpter obituary in the Mar 7, 2002 edition.
  2. [S13] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 6, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  3. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Curtis A. Sumpter obit in the Apr 11, 2000 edition.
  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. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Sarah Virginia Hawes obituary in the Sep 18, 2011 edition.
  7. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Almena Katherine Sumpter Elder obituary in the Aug 29, 2007 edition.
  8. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.

Almena Katherine "Kitty" Sumpter1,2,3

F, b. May 26, 1917, d. August 27, 2007
FatherJames Hardee Sumpter4,5,1,2,6,3 b. April 19, 1873, d. November 22, 1963
MotherAddie Harmon4,5,1,2,6,3 b. June 3, 1885, d. December 29, 1950
     Almena Katherine "Kitty" Sumpter was buried at Rockbridge Memorial Gardens, Lexington, Rockbridge Co., Virginia.3 Her Social Security Number was 227-03-3198.7 She married George Garland Elder Jr.4,3 Her married name was Elder.3 Almena Katherine "Kitty" Sumpter was born on May 26, 1917 at Floyd Co., Virginia.7,3 She died on August 27, 2007 at Buena Vista, Rockbridge Co., Virginia, at age 90.7 She Almena Katherine (Kitty) Sumpter Elder, 90, of Buena Vista died Monday, August 27, 2007 at the Golden Living Health Care Center. She was the wife of the late George Garland Elder, Jr. Born in Floyd County May 26, 1917, she was a daughter of the late James Hardy and Addie Harmon Sumpter. She graduated from the Grace Hospital School of Nursing in Richmond and retired after many years in the nursing profession. She was a member of Buena Vista Baptist Church. In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by her daughter, Patricia Jane Elder Dove, two sisters, Alice Sumpter and Verna DeHart and five brothers, Curtis Sumpter, James Sumpter, Jr., Melvin Sumpter, William Sumpter and Joseph Sumpter. Survivors include, Gehrig Lee Dove and his wife Ronda of Buchanan; three grandchildren, Lori Almena Dove Chovanec and her husband Chris, PFC Ryan Gehrig Dove, stationed in Iraq and Chelsea Lee Dove of Buchanan; two sisters, Marjorie Grace Drumheller of Lynchburg and Virginia Sumpter Hawes of Roanoke; one brother, Robert S. Sumpter of Durham, N.C; and several loving nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be conducted 2 p.m. Thursday at the Lomax Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Roy Thomas officiating. Interment will follow in Rockbridge Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends from 7 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home. Those wishing to make memorial contributions are asked to consider the Buena Vista Rescue Squad. Lomax Funeral Home, 540-261-6585, is serving the Elder family. on August 29, 2007.3

Census Records

1920Dwelling 53, District 91, Court House District, Floyd Co., Virginia1
1930Dwelling 71, District 4, Floyd, Floyd Co., Virginia2

Family

George Garland Elder Jr.
Marriage*Almena Katherine "Kitty" Sumpter married George Garland Elder Jr.4,3 
Child

Citations

  1. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Almena Katherine Sumpter Elder obituary in the Aug 29, 2007 edition.
  4. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Lelia Alice Sumpter obituary in the Mar 7, 2002 edition.
  5. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Curtis A. Sumpter obit in the Apr 11, 2000 edition.
  6. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Sarah Virginia Hawes obituary in the Sep 18, 2011 edition.
  7. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.

William Fitch "Willie" Goin Tyree1,2,3,4,5,6

M, b. June 9, 1899, d. June 7, 1993
FatherFitzhugh Lee Goin b. November 18, 1864
MotherAnna Jones
     William Fitch "Willie" Goin Tyree was buried at Amherst Cemetery, Amherst, Amherst Co., Virginia.5 His Social Security Number was 227-16-8331.7 He William changed his last name to his stepmother's last name. He was born on June 9, 1899 at Virginia; His gravestone has a birth date of Jun 9, 1901.7,5 He married Mary Frances Olivia "Livie" Tyree, daughter of Joseph Marshall Tyree and Georgianna Tyree, circa 1920.1,3,2,4,8,6 William Fitch "Willie" Goin Tyree died on June 7, 1993 at Lynchburg, Virginia, at age 93.7,5,6

Census Records

1930Dwelling 295, District 3, Lovingston, Nelson Co., Virginia1
1940Dwelling 26, District 63-6, Lovingston, Nelson Co., Virginia9

Occupation

1930Wood cutter laborer1
1940Farmer9

Family

Mary Frances Olivia "Livie" Tyree b. July 2, 1906, d. February 8, 1960
Marriage*William Fitch "Willie" Goin Tyree married Mary Frances Olivia "Livie" Tyree, daughter of Joseph Marshall Tyree and Georgianna Tyree, circa 1920.1,3,2,4,8,6 
Children

Citations

  1. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S1042] News & Advance, The, From the Herbert Tyree obituary in the Mar 22, 2006 edition.
  3. [S1042] News & Advance, The, From the Virgie Tyree Poe obituary in the Oct 26, 2005 edition.
  4. [S1042] News & Advance, The, From the Mamie Tyree Mitchell obituary in the Feb 24, 2006 edition.
  5. [S5449] Amherst Cemetery, Amherst Co., VA, online http://www.findagrave.com/
  6. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  7. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  8. [S1042] News & Advance, The, From the Nellie Tyree Hansen obituary in the Sep 25, 2013 edition.
  9. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  10. [S1042] News & Advance, The, From the Cora Mae Tyree Hermanson obitutary in the Sep 15, 2008 edition.
  11. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  12. [S5223] Social Security Administration, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.
  13. [S1042] News & Advance, The, From the Lottie Tyree Linkous obitutary in the May 24, 2009 edition.

Haden Alvah Wade1,2,3

M, b. March 2, 1901, d. March 14, 1963
FatherJohn M. Wade4,5,6,7 b. April 1, 1858, d. June 22, 1913
MotherMary "Polly" Dulaney4,6,7 b. October 8, 1860, d. December 1, 1951
     Haden Alvah Wade was buried at Sunset Cemetery, North Franklin Street, Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia.1,7 He was born on March 2, 1901 at Floyd Co., Virginia.5,1 He married Nellie Elizabeth "Elinor" Light, daughter of Victor Olander Light and Roxie E. "Rosie" Hall, on April 2, 1924 at Floyd Co., Virginia.5,6,2,3 Haden Alvah Wade died on March 14, 1963 at Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia, at age 62.1,3,7

Census Records

1930Dwelling 58, District 1, Alum Ridge, Floyd Co., Virginia8
1940Dwelling 64, District 32-2, Alum Ridge, Floyd Co., Virginia9

Occupation

1924Farmer5
1930General store retail merchant8
1940Grocery store manager9

Family

Nellie Elizabeth "Elinor" Light b. December 28, 1905, d. May 17, 1994
Marriage*Haden Alvah Wade married Nellie Elizabeth "Elinor" Light, daughter of Victor Olander Light and Roxie E. "Rosie" Hall, on April 2, 1924 at Floyd Co., Virginia.5,6,2,3 
Children

Citations

  1. [S65] Rena Worthen & Margarette Tynan, Montgomery County Virginia Cemetery Reading of Sunset Cemetery, Christiansburg.
  2. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, From the Elinor Light Wade obituary in an undated edition.
  3. [S349] Erma C. Sowers, A Report on the Descendants of Henry Iddings and Abigail Richardson.
  4. [S33] Surnames of Families of Floyd Co., Virginia, online http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~barbr/zz_main_contents.htm
  5. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  6. [S331] William Lindsay Lawrence, Judy G. Blackwell, Erma C. Sowers, and Mabel Collins Willis Ora Belle Mayberry McColeman, Descendants of Elder John Lawrence.
  7. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  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. [S878] VA Montgomery Co., Register 4, Montgomery Co., VA Marriage Records.
  11. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Lowell E. Wade obituary in the May 30, 2019 edition.
  12. [S306] Ora Belle Mayberry McColman and Others, Emera Altizer of Montgomery Co., VA and Some of his Descendants 1736-1997.

Pearl Emma Walton1,2

F, b. March 29, 1900, d. January 11, 1938
FatherLewis Napolean Walton3,4,5,6,2 b. January 16, 1870, d. December 30, 1937
MotherMelvina Elizabeth Poff3,4,5,6,2 b. August 24, 1868, d. December 20, 1937
     Pearl Emma Walton was buried at Walton Cemetery, Pee Wee Drive, S. E., Floyd Co., Virginia.1,2 She was born on March 29, 1900 at Roanoke Co., Virginia.1,2 She died on January 11, 1938 at Bent Mountain, Roanoke Co., Virginia, at age 37.2

Census Records

1900Dwelling 99, District 73, Cave Spring, Roanoke Co., Virginia4
1910Dwelling 142, District 51, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia5
1920Dwelling 202, District 45, Melrose Ward, Roanoke, Virginia6

Occupation

1920Overall factory garment worker6

Family

Children

Citations

  1. [S201] Mary Conner Williams and Mary Leigh Williams, Walton Cemetery.
  2. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  3. [S832] Ann Unknown, "Cassie Walton," e-mail to Scott Schaffer, Nov 13, 2002.
  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.

Alfred Livingston Walton1,2,3,4,5

M, b. September 4, 1893, d. August 17, 1958
FatherLewis Napolean Walton6,7,1,2,4 b. January 16, 1870, d. December 30, 1937
MotherMelvina Elizabeth Poff6,7,1,2,4 b. August 24, 1868, d. December 20, 1937
     Alfred Livingston Walton was buried at Sherwood Burial Park, 1045 Lynchburg Turnpike, Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia.4 He was born on September 4, 1893 at Copper Hill, Floyd Co., Virginia.3,4,5 He married Mary Susie Mountcastle circa 1920.6,8,4 Alfred Livingston Walton died on August 17, 1958 at Roanoke, Virginia, at age 64.4

Census Records

1900Dwelling 99, District 73, Cave Spring, Roanoke Co., Virginia7
1910Dwelling 142, District 51, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia1
1920Dwelling 202, District 45, Melrose Ward, Roanoke, Virginia2
1930Dwelling 94, District 2, Big Lick, Roanoke Co., Virginia8
1940Dwelling 52, District 84-4D, Big Lick, Roanoke Co., Virginia9

Occupation

1920Railroad air inspector2
1930Steam railroad car repairer8
1940Railroad car inspector9

Family

Mary Susie Mountcastle b. October 2, 1895, d. December 10, 1960
Marriage*Alfred Livingston Walton married Mary Susie Mountcastle circa 1920.6,8,4 

Citations

  1. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S533] National Archives and Records Administration, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-18.
  4. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  5. [S5223] Social Security Administration, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.
  6. [S832] Ann Unknown, "Cassie Walton," e-mail to Scott Schaffer, Nov 13, 2002.
  7. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 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.

James Henry Miles1,2,3

M, b. November 7, 1877, d. June 15, 1943
FatherCaptain Robert Edwin Miles4,5,1,6 b. December 8, 1839, d. December 5, 1942
MotherAbigail Smith4,1,6 b. October 19, 1836, d. November 30, 1927
     James Henry Miles was buried at Woodlawn Memorial Park, Bluewell, Mercer Co., West Virginia.6,3 He was born on November 7, 1877 at Floyd, Floyd Co., Virginia.1,6,2,3 He married Nellie Ward Poff, daughter of George Isaac Wilson Poff and Callie Amanda Huff, on August 24, 1907 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,7,3 James Henry Miles died on June 15, 1943 at Beckley, Raleigh Co., West Virginia, at age 65.6,3

Census Records

1890Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia8
1930Dwelling 112, District 21, Kimball, McDowell Co., West Virginia9
1940Dwelling 155, District 24-26, Browns Creek, McDowell Co., West Virginia10

Occupation

1930Insurance agent9
1940Insurance agent10

Family

Nellie Ward Poff b. May 9, 1886, d. June 1, 1960
Marriage*James Henry Miles married Nellie Ward Poff, daughter of George Isaac Wilson Poff and Callie Amanda Huff, on August 24, 1907 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,7,3 
Children

Citations

  1. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S533] National Archives and Records Administration, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-18.
  3. [S3221] Woodlawn Memorial Park, Mercer Co., WV, online http://www.findagrave.com
  4. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the James Russell Miles obituary in the Oct 20, 1994 edition.
  6. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the James H. Miles death certificate.
  7. [S331] William Lindsay Lawrence, Judy G. Blackwell, Erma C. Sowers, and Mabel Collins Willis Ora Belle Mayberry McColeman, Descendants of Elder John Lawrence.
  8. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  10. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  11. [S5152] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Birth Records, 1864-2014.
  12. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.

Giles Reed

M, b. April 27, 1871, d. May 15, 1949
     Giles Reed was born on April 27, 1871 at Floyd Co., Virginia. He married Sophrona E. White on September 7, 1893 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1 Giles Reed died on May 15, 1949 at age 78.

Occupation

Farmer

Family

Sophrona E. White
Marriage*Giles Reed married Sophrona E. White on September 7, 1893 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1 
Child

Citations

  1. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S657] George Pauff - Anna Merchant, online http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~poff/f0637.htm
  3. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  4. [S2179] News, From the Melissa Ellen Poff obituary in the Aug 7, 1978 edition.

Georgia Anna Tyree1,2

F, b. 1870
     Georgia Anna Tyree was born in 1870 at Amherst Co., Virginia.3,2 She married Fitzhugh Lee Goin, son of Robert A. Going and Lucinda Harding, on February 1, 1886 at Amherst Co., Virginia.1,2 As of February 1, 1886,her married name was Goin.2

Census Records

1900Dwelling 156, District 82, Lovingston, Nelson Co., Virginia3
1910Dwelling 222, District 95, Lovingston, Nelson Co., Virginia4
1920Dwelling 35, District 102, Lovingston, Nelson Co., Virginia5
1930Dwelling 281, District 3, Lovingston, Nelson Co., VirginiaEnumerated in the household of her son Robert6
1940Dwelling 27, District 63-6, Lovingston, Nelson Co., Virginia7

Family

Fitzhugh Lee Goin b. November 18, 1864
Marriage*Georgia Anna Tyree married Fitzhugh Lee Goin, son of Robert A. Going and Lucinda Harding, on February 1, 1886 at Amherst Co., Virginia.1,2 
Children

Citations

  1. [S838] Tina Unknown, "Robert Going," e-mail to Scott Schaffer, Jan 11, 2003.
  2. [S2415] Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940, online https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://hr-search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1708698
  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. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  8. [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
  9. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  10. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.

Rev. Roy Alvin Poff1,2,3,4

M, b. June 21, 1911, d. January 23, 1993
FatherNoah Flemon Poff5,6,7,4 b. May 22, 1884, d. April 17, 1954
MotherCarrie Etta McNeil5,6,7,4 b. December 9, 1884, d. March 22, 1966
     Rev. Roy Alvin Poff was buried at Huffville Union Church Cemetery, Terrys Fork, Floyd Co., Virginia.1,8 He was born on June 21, 1911 at Floyd Co., Virginia.9,8,5 He married Lottie Myrtle Lovell, daughter of Robert Allen Lovell and Lucinda Ellen Conner, on September 7, 1931 at Floyd Co., Virginia.5,2,10 Rev. Roy Alvin Poff married Mary Ethel Costigan on October 25, 1962 at Radford, Virginia.3,10,4 Rev. Roy Alvin Poff died on January 23, 1993 at Richmond, Virginia, at age 81.8,1 He POFF, Roy Alvin, 81, of Richmond and formerly of Floyd, died in a Richmond hospital Saturday, January 23, 1993. Surviving are one son, Wayne Poff of Bassett; one grandson, Barry Poff of Pilot, Va; and two sisters, Marjory Nichols of Pilot, Jean Alley of Salem. Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Monday in Wood Funeral Home with the Rev. Elbert L. Naff officiating. Burial will follow in Huffville Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday at Wood Funeral Home, Floyd. on January 24, 1993.1

Census Records

1920Dwelling 237, District 104, Alleghany, Montgomery Co., Virginia6
1930Dwelling 132, District 11, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia7
1940Dwelling 120, District 32-11, Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia11

Occupation

1940Farmer11

Family 1

Lottie Myrtle Lovell b. August 28, 1911, d. August 8, 1958
Marriage*Rev. Roy Alvin Poff married Lottie Myrtle Lovell, daughter of Robert Allen Lovell and Lucinda Ellen Conner, on September 7, 1931 at Floyd Co., Virginia.5,2,10 
Child

Family 2

Mary Ethel Costigan b. February 16, 1916, d. July 20, 1979
Marriage*Rev. Roy Alvin Poff married Mary Ethel Costigan on October 25, 1962 at Radford, Virginia.3,10,4 

Citations

  1. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Roy Alvin Poff obituary in the Jan 24, 1993 edition.
  2. [S116] Floyd Press, From the Lottie Lovell Poff obituary in the Aug 14, 1958 edition.
  3. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Ethel C. Poff obituary in the Jul 21, 1979 edition.
  4. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  5. [S12] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 5, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  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. [S292] Rena Worthen & Margarette Tynan, Floyd Co. Virginia Cemetery Inscriptions, Volume 1.
  9. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  10. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  11. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  12. [S755] Linda Goad (granddaughter of Alton Correll), "Correll Information," e-mail to Scott Schaffer, Jan, 2003.
  13. [S13] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 6, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  14. [S306] Ora Belle Mayberry McColman and Others, Emera Altizer of Montgomery Co., VA and Some of his Descendants 1736-1997.
  15. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Barry W. Poff obituary in the Oct 25, 2011 edition.

Jennie E. "Jean" Poff1,2

F, b. October 9, 1912, d. April 4, 2000
FatherNoah Flemon Poff1,3,2 b. May 22, 1884, d. April 17, 1954
MotherCarrie Etta McNeil3,1,2 b. December 9, 1884, d. March 22, 1966
     Her Social Security Number was 231-24-1939.4 Jennie E. "Jean" Poff was buried at Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens, 5737 Airport Road NW, Roanoke, Virginia.5 She was born on October 9, 1912 at Floyd Co., Virginia.4,5,1 She married Benjamin Asa "Ben" Alley, son of Hosea Dillard "Hosie" Alley and Lillie Clara Duncan, on September 22, 1933 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,3,6 As of September 22, 1933,her married name was Alley. Jennie E. "Jean" Poff died on April 4, 2000 at Virginia at age 87.4,5 She ALLEY, Jennie Poff, of Christiansburg, formerly of Salem, was received into the arms of her Lord and Savior Tuesday, April 4, 2000. She was preceded to Heaven by her husband, Benjamin Asa Alley. She was born October 9, 1912 in the hills of Floyd County and moved to Salem with her husband in the late 1950's. She was a loving and devoted wife and mother as well as a caring friend to all who knew her. Throughout her life, she faithfully served God and her community as a member of Red Oak Grove, Masons Cove and Wildwood Grace Brethren Churches. Known for the magnificent flowers she grew, her floral arrangements graced the sanctuaries of each church she attended. She was one of the first merchants to sell produce at the Salem Farmer's Market in 1983 and continued thereafter for many years. Many friends and loved ones have been the blessed recipients of her kindness and hospitality throughout her time on this earth and she will be greatly missed. Surviving are a son, Aubrey Lee Alley of Florida; a daughter, Ella Mae McFalls, Roanoke; one sister, Margie Nichols, Pilot; five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. The funeral will be 11 a.m. Friday from the Horne Funeral Chapel, Christiansburg, conducted by the Rev. Leon Alley. Burial will be in Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens, Roanoke. Friends may call anytime after noon Thursday at the funeral home and the family will receive friends there from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday. on April 6, 2000.5

Census Records

1920Dwelling 237, District 104, Alleghany, Montgomery Co., Virginia7
1930Dwelling 132, District 11, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia2
1940Dwelling 130, District 32-15, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia8

Family

Benjamin Asa "Ben" Alley b. February 2, 1904, d. October 23, 1977
Marriage*Jennie E. "Jean" Poff married Benjamin Asa "Ben" Alley, son of Hosea Dillard "Hosie" Alley and Lillie Clara Duncan, on September 22, 1933 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,3,6 
Children
  • Aubrey Lee Alley5,9
  • Ella Mae Alley5,9

Citations

  1. [S12] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 5, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S306] Ora Belle Mayberry McColman and Others, Emera Altizer of Montgomery Co., VA and Some of his Descendants 1736-1997.
  4. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  5. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Jennie Poff Alley obituary in the Apr 6, 2000 edition.
  6. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  7. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.

Benjamin Asa "Ben" Alley1,2,3

M, b. February 2, 1904, d. October 23, 1977
FatherHosea Dillard "Hosie" Alley2,1,3 b. March 14, 1882, d. November 17, 1930
MotherLillie Clara Duncan1,2,3 b. May 28, 1884, d. March 15, 1955
     His Social Security Number was 719-05-7283.4 Benjamin Asa "Ben" Alley was buried at Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens, 5737 Airport Road NW, Roanoke, Virginia.5,3 He was born on February 2, 1904 at Virginia.4,3 He married Jennie E. "Jean" Poff, daughter of Noah Flemon Poff and Carrie Etta McNeil, on September 22, 1933 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,1,3 Benjamin Asa "Ben" Alley died on October 23, 1977 at Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia, at age 73.4,3

Census Records

1940Dwelling 130, District 32-15, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia6

Occupation

1940Railroad telegraph worker6

Family

Jennie E. "Jean" Poff b. October 9, 1912, d. April 4, 2000
Marriage*Benjamin Asa "Ben" Alley married Jennie E. "Jean" Poff, daughter of Noah Flemon Poff and Carrie Etta McNeil, on September 22, 1933 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,1,3 
Children
  • Aubrey Lee Alley7,8
  • Ella Mae Alley7,8

Citations

  1. [S306] Ora Belle Mayberry McColman and Others, Emera Altizer of Montgomery Co., VA and Some of his Descendants 1736-1997.
  2. [S12] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 5, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  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. [S2265] Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens, Roanoke VA, online http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&GSln=poff&GSbyrel=in&GSdyrel=in&GSst=48&GScntry=4&GSob=n&GSsr=241&GRid=44634996&CRid=49500&df=all&
  6. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Jennie Poff Alley obituary in the Apr 6, 2000 edition.
  8. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.

Carlton Lee Ferris1,2,3,4

M, b. March 23, 1928, d. September 17, 1980
FatherHarvey Lee Ferris1,2,5,6,7,3,4 b. November 14, 1897, d. February 1, 1983
MotherNellie Jane Conner1,5,6,7,3,4 b. March 6, 1897, d. January 29, 1972
     Carlton Lee Ferris Carlton Lee Ferris, age 52, of 1345 Forest Lawn, Salem, died Thursday. He was an employee of Graves Humphreys, Inc. He is survived by his father, Harvey L. Ferris, one sister, Mrs. Lorraine Hall, both of Salem; two neices, Mrs. Linda Jenkins, Roanoke, Miss Tammy Hall, Salem, one nephew, Richard Hall, Salem. Funeral will be Monday at 1:00 p.m. at Salem Church, Copper Hill, with Elder Roy Agee officiating, with internment in Restvale Cemetery.2 He was buried at Restvale Cemetery, Rt. 221, Check, Floyd Co., Virginia.2,4 His Social Security Number was 228-30-8065.8 He and Patricia Ann Aldridge were divorced.4 Carlton Lee Ferris was born on March 23, 1928 at Roanoke, Virginia.8,4 He married Patricia Ann Aldridge, daughter of Charles Walker "Charlie" Aldridge and Grace Prudence "Gracie" Palmer, on June 6, 1964 at Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia.3 Carlton Lee Ferris died on September 17, 1980 at Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia, at age 52.8,4

Census Records

1930Dwelling 136, District 11, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia6
1940Dwelling 135, District 32-14, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia7

Family

Patricia Ann Aldridge
Divorce*Carlton Lee Ferris and Patricia Ann Aldridge were divorced.4 
Marriage* Carlton Lee Ferris married Patricia Ann Aldridge, daughter of Charles Walker "Charlie" Aldridge and Grace Prudence "Gracie" Palmer, on June 6, 1964 at Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia.3 

Citations

  1. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Lorraine Ferris Hall obituary in the Jul 27, 2005 edition.
  2. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, From the Carlton Lee Ferris obituary in an unknown newspaper.
  3. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  4. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  5. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, From the Nellie Conner Ferris obituary in an unknown edition.
  6. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.

Luther Griffin Wertz1,2,3

M, b. September 1, 1893, d. March 4, 1983
     Luther Griffin Wertz was buried at East Hill Cemetery, Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia.3 His Social Security Number was 224-20-1387.4 He was born on September 1, 1893 at Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia.4,2,3 He married Iva Hazel Poff, daughter of James Nathan Poff and Martha Rosetta "Rosa" Whitenack, on June 11, 1969 at Cambria, Montgomery Co., Virginia.1,3,5 Luther Griffin Wertz died on March 4, 1983 at Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia, at age 89.4,3

Family

Iva Hazel Poff b. February 6, 1908, d. October 8, 1991
Marriage*He married Iva Hazel Poff, daughter of James Nathan Poff and Martha Rosetta "Rosa" Whitenack, on June 11, 1969 at Cambria, Montgomery Co., Virginia.1,3,5 

Citations

  1. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Iva Poff Hall Wertz obituary in the Oct 10, 1991 edition.
  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. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  5. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.