William Lonnie "Booker" Graham1

M, b. July 21, 1913, d. October 30, 2003
FatherWilliam Thomas "Tom" Graham1,2,3 b. June 17, 1879, d. April 24, 1957
MotherNancy Jane "Nannie" Poff1,2,3,4 b. April 30, 1879, d. October 14, 1962
     William Lonnie "Booker" Graham was buried at Restvale Cemetery, Rt. 221, Check, Floyd Co., Virginia.1 His Social Security Number was 226-66-1021.5 He was born on July 21, 1913 at Virginia.2,5 He died on October 30, 2003 at Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia, at age 90.1,5 He GRAHAM, William Lonnie (Booker), 90, of Salem, formerly of Floyd County, passed away on Thursday, October 30, 2003 in Richfield Nursing Center. He was preceded in death by his parents, William Thomas and Nancy Jane Poff Graham; brother, Archie Graham; sisters and brothers-in-law, Gertie Graham, Nettie Graham, Arietta G. and Gus Wheeling, Elva G. and Robert Jones. He is survived by nieces and spouse, Ruby and Rossie Anders, Salem, Edna Linda Thomas, Christiansburg, Lorene and Fred Quesenberry, Floyd; great nieces and nephews, Rossie, Charlotte and Cody Anders, Roanoke, Wendell, Shannon, Scott, Seth, Makaela and Makenzie Anders, Salem, Jeffery D. Anders, Roanoke; Several Cousins. Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. on Sunday, November 2, 2003 at Restvale Cemetery, Copper Hill with Rev. Jerry Yopp and Rev. Billy Shivley officiating. Friends may call after 5 p.m. on Saturday at Gardner Funeral Home where the family will be from 5 until 8 p.m. Special thanks to his family, friends and neighbors in Roanoke, Salem, Floyd and Franklin Counties for being there in Mr. Graham's time of need. Also the family would like to thank the staff of Richfield Nursing Center for their kind and special care given to William. Gardner Funeral Home, Floyd is in charge of the arrangements. on November 1, 2003.1

Census Records

1920Dwelling 30, District 101, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia2
1930Dwelling 175, District 11, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia3
1940Dwelling 60, District 32-15, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia4

Occupation

1940Farmer4

Citations

  1. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the William Lonnie Graham obituary in the Nov 1, 2003 edition.
  2. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  4. [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.

Arietta Graham1,2,3,4

F, b. November 17, 1916, d. February 6, 1977
FatherWilliam Thomas "Tom" Graham1,2,5,3,4 b. June 17, 1879, d. April 24, 1957
MotherNancy Jane "Nannie" Poff1,2,5,3,4 b. April 30, 1879, d. October 14, 1962
     Her Social Security Number was 231-64-7907.6 Arietta Graham was buried at Restvale Cemetery, Rt. 221, Check, Floyd Co., Virginia.7,4 She was born on November 17, 1916 at Floyd Co., Virginia.6,2,7,4 She married Gus Everett Wheeling on April 11, 1940 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,2,4 As of April 11, 1940,her married name was Wheeling.2 Arietta Graham died on February 6, 1977 at Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia, at age 60.7,4

Census Records

1920Dwelling 30, District 101, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia5
1930Dwelling 175, District 11, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia3

Family

Gus Everett Wheeling b. October 23, 1908, d. July, 1979
Marriage*Arietta Graham married Gus Everett Wheeling on April 11, 1940 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,2,4 
Children
  • Edna Wheeling8
  • Ruby J. Wheeling8

Citations

  1. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the William Lonnie Graham obituary in the Nov 1, 2003 edition.
  2. [S13] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 6, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  3. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  5. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  7. [S104] Billy and Juanita Grice, Cemeteries in Floyd County.
  8. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, From the Gus Everett Wheeling obituary in an unknown newspaper.

Roland Albert Williams1,2

M, b. July 17, 1894, d. July 18, 1918
FatherThomas Albert "Tom" Williams3,4,5,1,6 b. February 4, 1867, d. March 25, 1929
MotherMartha Ellen "Mattie" "Mama Williams" Goings3,4,5,1,6 b. August 2, 1867, d. March 4, 1962
     Roland Albert Williams was educated; Clifton Forge High School, Dunamore Business College in Stanton, Augusta Co., Virginia. He was buried at Crown Hill Cemetery, Clifton Forge, Alleghany Co., Virginia.7 He Battle record. Apr 3, 1918 - May 6, 1918, fought in Verdun Defensive Sector, France. Jun 1, 1918 - Jul 13, 1918, fought in Chateau-Thierry, France. Jul 18, 1918 Soissons, France, killed in action. He was born on July 17, 1894 at Clifton Forge, Alleghany Co., Virginia.2,6,7 He died on July 18, 1918 at Soissons, France, at age 24; Sergeant in Army, Killed in action in WW1 while serving in the American expeditionary Forces.7

Census Records

1900Dwelling 286, District 3, Clifton Forge, Alleghany Co., Virginia3
1910Dwelling 328, District 72, Ward 2, Clifton Forge, Alleghany Co., Virginia4

Occupation

Traveling shoe salesman for Beasley Shoe Company in Lynchberg, Virginia2

Citations

  1. [S1067] Daily Review, From the Marth Ellen Going Williams obituary in the Mar 5, 1962 edition.
  2. [S533] National Archives and Records Administration, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-18.
  3. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S1067] Daily Review, From the Thomas A. Williams obituary in the Mar 26, 1929 edition.
  6. [S1068] Beth Fridley, Alleghany Co., Virginia Birth Records, 1853-1896.
  7. [S2824] Crown Hill Cemetery, Clifton Forge, VA, online http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&GSln=goings&GSbyrel=all&GSdyrel=all&GSst=48&GScntry=4&GSob=n&GRid=77648271&CRid=49946&df=all&

Sarah Virginia Wilson1,2,3

F, b. April 27, 1845, d. February 19, 1917
FatherJames Hathaway Wilson1,3,4 b. 1813, d. 1863
MotherElizabeth "Emily" Smith1,3,4 b. 1814, d. 1897
     Sarah Virginia Wilson was buried at Wilson Cemetery, Daniel's Run Road (Rt. 661), Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia.5,6 She was born on April 27, 1845 at Floyd Co., Virginia.5,6,1,4 She married William Haden "Hade" Conner, son of Andrew C. Conner and Matilda Ann Walters, on June 19, 1867 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,2 As of June 19, 1867,her married name was Conner. Sarah Virginia Wilson died on February 19, 1917 at Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia, at age 71.5,6,4

Census Records

1870Dwelling 388, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia7
1880Dwelling 267, District 30, Floyd Co., Virginia8
1890Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia9
1900Dwelling 137, District 19, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia10
1910Dwelling 173, District 53, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia11

Family

William Haden "Hade" Conner b. October 12, 1848, d. December 17, 1932
Marriage*Sarah Virginia Wilson married William Haden "Hade" Conner, son of Andrew C. Conner and Matilda Ann Walters, on June 19, 1867 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,2 
Children

Citations

  1. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the William Haden Conner death certificate.
  3. [S1404] Luther N. Byrd (Deceased), "History of the Smith Family, 1750 - 1944."
  4. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  5. [S292] Rena Worthen & Margarette Tynan, Floyd Co. Virginia Cemetery Inscriptions, Volume 1.
  6. [S920] Paul Craghead, Wilson Cemetery, Floyd Co., VA.
  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. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  12. [S325] Beth Fridley, Floyd Co., Virginia, Birth Records, 1853-1873.
  13. [S1033] Unknown name of person, Virginia Department of Health Death Certificate.
  14. [S331] William Lindsay Lawrence, Judy G. Blackwell, Erma C. Sowers, and Mabel Collins Willis Ora Belle Mayberry McColeman, Descendants of Elder John Lawrence.
  15. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Malinda Rosa Conner death certificate.
  16. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  17. [S349] Erma C. Sowers, A Report on the Descendants of Henry Iddings and Abigail Richardson.
  18. [S342] Researcher and Compiler William Harvey Green Sylvia Gearheart Albert, Argabright Family of Floyd, Franklin, and Montgomery Counties, Virginia.

Robert Bruce Holland

M, b. March 6, 1852, d. December 6, 1920
     Robert Bruce Holland was buried at Piedmont Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Rt. 602, 0.25 miles from Callaway, Franklin Co., Virginia.1 He married Alice Josephine Bird. Robert Bruce Holland was born on March 6, 1852 at Franklin Co., Virginia.1 He died on December 6, 1920 at age 68.1

Census Records

1890Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia2

Family

Alice Josephine Bird b. March 11, 1853, d. December 22, 1919
Marriage*Robert Bruce Holland married Alice Josephine Bird
Child

Citations

  1. [S294] Franklin County Historical Society, Franklin County, VA Cemeteries.
  2. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  4. [S13] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 6, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  5. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.

Alice Josephine Bird

F, b. March 11, 1853, d. December 22, 1919
     Alice Josephine Bird married Robert Bruce Holland. Alice Josephine Bird was buried at Piedmont Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Rt. 602, 0.25 miles from Callaway, Franklin Co., Virginia.1 Her married name was Holland. She was born on March 11, 1853.1 She died on December 22, 1919 at age 66.1

Census Records

1890Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia2

Family

Robert Bruce Holland b. March 6, 1852, d. December 6, 1920
Marriage*Alice Josephine Bird married Robert Bruce Holland
Child

Citations

  1. [S294] Franklin County Historical Society, Franklin County, VA Cemeteries.
  2. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  4. [S13] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 6, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  5. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.

Samuel Underwood1

M, b. 1855
     Samuel Underwood was buried at Copper Hill Church of the Brethren Cemetery, 8838 Floyd Hwy N. US Hwy 221, Copper Hill, Floyd Co., Virginia.1 He was born in 1855 at Franklin Co., Virginia.1 He married Nancy Ann Gillespie on June 4, 1873 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,3

Family

Nancy Ann Gillespie b. June 6, 1850, d. February 19, 1935
Marriage*Samuel Underwood married Nancy Ann Gillespie on June 4, 1873 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,3 
Children

Citations

  1. [S1262] Glenna Garnand Garner, Copper Hill Church of the Brethren Cemetery, Floyd Co., VA.
  2. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  3. [S104] Billy and Juanita Grice, Cemeteries in Floyd County.
  4. [S5152] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Birth Records, 1864-2014.

Nancy Ann Gillespie

F, b. June 6, 1850, d. February 19, 1935
     Nancy Ann Gillespie was buried at Copper Hill Church of the Brethren Cemetery, 8838 Floyd Hwy N. US Hwy 221, Copper Hill, Floyd Co., Virginia.1,2 She was born on June 6, 1850 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,2 She married Samuel Underwood on June 4, 1873 at Floyd Co., Virginia.3,1 As of June 4, 1873,her married name was Underwood. Nancy Ann Gillespie died on February 19, 1935 at Floyd Co., Virginia, at age 84.1,2

Family

Samuel Underwood b. 1855
Marriage*She married Samuel Underwood on June 4, 1873 at Floyd Co., Virginia.3,1 
Children

Citations

  1. [S104] Billy and Juanita Grice, Cemeteries in Floyd County.
  2. [S1262] Glenna Garnand Garner, Copper Hill Church of the Brethren Cemetery, Floyd Co., VA.
  3. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  4. [S5152] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Birth Records, 1864-2014.

James Harrison "Sarge" Glass1,2,3,4

M, b. January 17, 1929, d. March 8, 1999
     James Harrison "Sarge" Glass was buried at Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens, 5737 Airport Road NW, Roanoke, Virginia.2 His Social Security Number was 223-30-8905.5 He was born on January 17, 1929 at Roanoke Co., Virginia.1,3 He married Barbara Jean Martin, daughter of Camron Tazwell "Cam" Martin and Susie Ruth "Granny" Stump, on November 21, 1953 at Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia.1,6,3 James Harrison "Sarge" Glass died on March 8, 1999 at Roanoke Co., Virginia, at age 70.1,2,4 He GLASS, James Harrison, ("Sarge"), 70, of Salem, passed away Monday March 8, 1999 after a long battle with Alzheimers disease. He was a loving husband, father and grandfather, and will be sadly missed. He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict, worked for Rowe Furniture Company for 32 years, and Roanoke County Schools for almost 14 years. He was a charter and a life member of the Fort Lewis Volunteer Fire Department. He was preceded in death by his parents, Charlie F. and Mary K. Glass; a brother, Billy G. Glass; mother-in-law, Ruth S. Martin. He is survived by his loving wife of 46 years, Barbara M. Glass; three sons, Michael R. and Bonnie Glass, Ronald W. Glass, and James E. and Rebecca Glass, all of Salem; two daughters, Anne and David L. Paitsel of Roanoke, Rebecca Leigh Glass of Salem; two brothers and sisters-in-law, Charles K. and Gladys Glass, Nelson and Joyce Glass, all of Salem; sister and brother-in-law, Christine and Bill Orick of Tennessee; six grandchildren, Stephen Palmer, Steven and Sylvia Paitsel, Darren, Amanda and Kayla Glass; a brother-in-law, James A. and Marion Martin of Vinton; sisters-in-law, Martha A. Thomas of North Carolina, Sandra M. Dawley of Salem; also numerous nieces and nephews, aunts and uncles. Funeral services will be conducted Thursday, March 11 at 11 a.m. in the John M. Oakey & Son Chapel, Salem, with Rev. Jim Milner and Rev. Roy Rogers officiating. Interment will follow at Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesay, March 10 at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Fort Lewis Fire Department or Blue Ridge Chapter of the Alzheimers Association. on March 10, 1999.2

Family

Barbara Jean Martin
Marriage*He married Barbara Jean Martin, daughter of Camron Tazwell "Cam" Martin and Susie Ruth "Granny" Stump, on November 21, 1953 at Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia.1,6,3 
Children
  • Michael Ray Glass1,2
  • Carole Suzanne "Anne" Glass2,1,3
  • Ronald Wayne Glass1,2
  • James Edward Glass1,2
  • Rebecca Leigh Glass2,1

Citations

  1. [S807] Carole Suzanne Glass Paitsel, "Glass Family," e-mail to Scott Schaffer, Jul 15, 2002 and Jul 16, 2002.
  2. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the James Harrison Glass obituary in the Mar 10, 1999 edition.
  3. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  4. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  5. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  6. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Ruth S. Martin obituary in the May 14, 1998 edition.