Charles Edward "Charlie" Gwaltney1,2,3,4,5,6

M, b. March 7, 1878, d. September 17, 1930
     Charles Edward "Charlie" Gwaltney was buried at Mountain View Cemetery, 1300 Mountain View Road, Vinton, Roanoke Co., Virginia.5,6 He was born on March 7, 1878 at Botetourt Co., Virginia.5,6 He married Virgie Ellen King, daughter of John Henry King and Lavinia Ann "Visa" "Annie" Conner, circa 1922.7,1,2 Charles Edward "Charlie" Gwaltney died on September 17, 1930 at Roanoke, Virginia, at age 52.5,6

Census Records

1930Dwelling 21, District 28, Roanoke, Virginia2

Occupation

1930Laundry truck driver2

Family

Virgie Ellen King b. October 7, 1903, d. September 12, 1996
Marriage*Charles Edward "Charlie" Gwaltney married Virgie Ellen King, daughter of John Henry King and Lavinia Ann "Visa" "Annie" Conner, circa 1922.7,1,2 
Children

Citations

  1. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Virgie K. Gwaltney Akers obitutary in the Sep 14, 1996 edition.
  2. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S533] National Archives and Records Administration, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-18.
  4. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Delphia Gwaltney obituary in the Jan 9, 2005 edition.
  5. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  6. [S2543] Mountain View Cemetery, Roanoke Co., VA, online http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&GSln=chittum&GSfn=elery&GSbyrel=all&GSdyrel=all&GSob=n&GRid=63611337&CRid=51319&df=all&
  7. [S11] Effie King Brown, Descendants of John King 1759-1843.
  8. [S731] Virginian-Pilot, From the Virginia Gwaltney Mohler obituary in the Jul 13, 2004 edition.
  9. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the James Edward Gwaltney obituary in the Nov 23, 2009 edition.
  10. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.

David Nathaniel Akers1,2,3

M, b. November 14, 1879, d. May 30, 1950
     David Nathaniel Akers married Virgie Ellen King, daughter of John Henry King and Lavinia Ann "Visa" "Annie" Conner.4,1 David Nathaniel Akers was buried at Mountain View Cemetery, 1300 Mountain View Road, Vinton, Roanoke Co., Virginia.3,2 He was born on November 14, 1879 at Franklin Co., Virginia.3,2 He died on May 30, 1950 at Roanoke, Virginia, at age 70.2,3

Census Records

1940Dwelling 100, District 119-30, Roanoke, Virginia5

Occupation

1940Truck mechanic5

Family

Virgie Ellen King b. October 7, 1903, d. September 12, 1996
Marriage*David Nathaniel Akers married Virgie Ellen King, daughter of John Henry King and Lavinia Ann "Visa" "Annie" Conner.4,1 
Child

Citations

  1. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Virgie K. Gwaltney Akers obitutary in the Sep 14, 1996 edition.
  2. [S2543] Mountain View Cemetery, Roanoke Co., VA, online http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&GSln=chittum&GSfn=elery&GSbyrel=all&GSdyrel=all&GSob=n&GRid=63611337&CRid=51319&df=all&
  3. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  4. [S11] Effie King Brown, Descendants of John King 1759-1843.
  5. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  7. [S5223] Social Security Administration, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.

Elizabeth "Betsy" Wilson1

F, b. January 9, 1832, d. August 21, 1902
FatherElijah Wilson
MotherHannah Light
     Elizabeth "Betsy" Wilson was buried at Wilson Cemetery, Daniel's Run Road (Rt. 661), Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia.2,3 She was born on January 9, 1832 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,3 She married Daniel Peter "Dan" Conner, son of William P. Conner Sr. and Catherine "Katy" Poff, on April 10, 1850 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1 As of April 10, 1850,her married name was Conner. Elizabeth "Betsy" Wilson died on August 21, 1902 at Floyd Co., Virginia, at age 70.3

Census Records

1850Dwelling 85, District 15, Floyd Co., Virginia4
1860Dwelling 233, Floyd Co., Virginia5
1870Dwelling 373, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia6
1880Dwelling 215, District 30, Floyd Co., Virginia7
1890Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia8
1900Dwelling 281, District 19, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia9

Family

Daniel Peter "Dan" Conner b. April 28, 1828, d. November 13, 1912
Marriage*Elizabeth "Betsy" Wilson married Daniel Peter "Dan" Conner, son of William P. Conner Sr. and Catherine "Katy" Poff, on April 10, 1850 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1 
Children

Citations

  1. [S42] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 2, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S292] Rena Worthen & Margarette Tynan, Floyd Co. Virginia Cemetery Inscriptions, Volume 1.
  3. [S920] Paul Craghead, Wilson Cemetery, Floyd Co., VA.
  4. [S153] National Archives and Records Administration, 1850 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S301] National Archives and Records Administration, 1860 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S166] National Archives and Records Administration, 1870 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  10. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  11. [S349] Erma C. Sowers, A Report on the Descendants of Henry Iddings and Abigail Richardson.
  12. [S1033] Unknown name of person, Virginia Department of Health Death Certificate, From the Rasmus Alvin Conner death certificate.
  13. [S1424] Virginia Genealogical Society, Death Records Indexing Project.
  14. [S582] John Winfield Spangler, John Winfield Spangler Research Papers.
  15. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.

Rayburn Edison "Ray" "Skeeter" Williams1,2

M, b. April 8, 1896, d. June 19, 1918
FatherThomas Albert "Tom" Williams3,4,5,1 b. February 4, 1867, d. March 25, 1929
MotherMartha Ellen "Mattie" "Mama Williams" Goings3,4,5,1 b. August 2, 1867, d. March 4, 1962
     Rayburn Edison "Ray" "Skeeter" Williams was educated; Clifton Forge High School, Clifton Forge Business School. He was buried at Crown Hill Cemetery, Clifton Forge, Alleghany Co., Virginia.6 He Battle record. 1918, fought in Verdun Defensive Sector, France. Jun 1, 1918 - Jun 30, 1918, fought in Chateau-Thierry, France, killed in action. He was born on April 8, 1896 at Clifton Forge, Alleghany Co., Virginia.2,6 He died on June 19, 1918 at Chateau Thierry, France, at age 22; Corporal in Army, killed in action in WW1 while serving in the American Expeditionary Forces.6

Census Records

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

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. [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&

Roy Dennis Mitchem Sr.1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8

M, b. October 2, 1920, d. February 21, 2010
     Roy Dennis Mitchem Sr. was buried at Mount Tabor Cemetery, Beckley, Raleigh Co., West Virginia.5,6 He was born on October 2, 1920 at Harper, Raleigh Co., West Virginia.5,6,7 He married Idleane Maggie Roop, daughter of George Frank Roop and Lonnie Annie Gearheart, on April 6, 1941 at Glen Daniel, Raleigh Co., West Virginia.1,2,3,4,6,8 Roy Dennis Mitchem Sr. died on February 21, 2010 at Beckley, Raleigh Co., West Virginia, at age 89.5,6 He HINTON - Roy Dennis Mitchem Sr. of Hinton passed away Sunday, February 21, 2010, at the Beckley Appalachian Regional Hospital following a short illness. He was 89 years of age. Roy was born October 2, 1920, to the late John E. and Garnet D. Mitchem of Paint Creek. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his stepmother, Lorraine Mitchem; brothers, Denny Oscar, James Nelson, John Archie and Jack Mitchem, and a sister, Maxine Mitchem; a half brother, Randolph, and a stepbrother, Gene Mitchem, and stepsister, Virginia Lee Nelson. In addition to his family, Roy was preceded in death by his longtime friend, Gaylon Comer of Arizona. Roy began his career as a coal miner and later on as a truck driver. He retired as a dispatcher for E.I. Kane Movers of Maryland in 1982. He was a member of the Local Teamsters 639, located in Washington, D.C. Roy is survived by his loving wife of 68 years, Idleane Roop Mitchem. They were married on April 6, 1941, and had three children born into this marriage: Roy Dennis Mitchem Jr. and his wife, Jenny, of Hinton, Christine Marie "Chris" Sarver and her husband, Noah Lee, of Crab Orchard and Joseph Ray "Joe" Mitchem Sr. and his wife Sue of Fulton, Md. Roy was richly blessed by nine grandchildren to whom he was a loving Papa. Matthew Wright, Vicki Mitchem, Jackie Richmond, Deborah Wilson, Andrew Wright, Robyn Robertson, Dennis Mitchem, Joey Mitchem, and Katie Mitchem. He is also survived by two stepgrandchildren, Gary Sarver and Judy Richards, and twelve great-grandchildren. Roy is also survived by a brother, Troy Mitchem and his wife Jean, and sisters, Mildred Ann Malcolm and Sue Warden; several nieces and nephews, who affectionately called him "Uncle Roy." Roy and Idleane enjoyed traveling. They often took long trips to visit family and friends. An avid Washington Redskins and Cincinnati Reds fan, Roy stayed active and prided himself on being able to still drive anywhere he needed to go. He was a member of the Freedom Baptist Church at Powley's Creek. Funeral services will be 3 p.m. on Wednesday, February 24, at the Melton Mortuary Chapel with Pastor Pete Cook officiating. Burial will follow in the Mt. Tabor Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 1 p.m. until the service time. Grandsons will serve as pallbearers. The Mitchem family would like to thank the Summers County E.M.S. and the C.C.U. staff at Beckley Appalachian Regional Hospital for Roy's wonderful care and the compassionate words to the family during this difficult time. on February 22, 2010.6

Family

Idleane Maggie Roop b. March 1, 1923, d. June 23, 2013
Marriage*He married Idleane Maggie Roop, daughter of George Frank Roop and Lonnie Annie Gearheart, on April 6, 1941 at Glen Daniel, Raleigh Co., West Virginia.1,2,3,4,6,8 
Children
  • Roy Dennis Mitchem Jr.1,4,6
  • Joseph Ray "Joe" Mitchem1,4,6
  • Christine Marie "Chris" Mitchem1,4,6

Citations

  1. [S873] Carol McKay, "Roops," e-mail to Scott Schaffer, Mar 29 and Apr 2, 2002.
  2. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Phillip Frank Roop obituary in the Jun 26, 2005 edition.
  3. [S2050] Post-Herald, From the Frank Roop obituary in the Aug 1, 1963 edition.
  4. [S798] Register Herald, From the Idleane Maggie Mitchem obituary in the Jun 26, 2013 edition.
  5. [S3213] Mount Tabor Cemetery, Raleigh Co., WV, online http://www.findagrave.com
  6. [S798] Register Herald, From the Roy Dennis Mitchem, Sr. obituary in the Feb 22, 2010 edition.
  7. [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.
  8. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Mitchem-Roop marriage record.

Infant Roberts

M, b. 1935, d. 1935
FatherHarry Hershel Roberts1 b. August 24, 1898
MotherEssie Edmond Cole1 b. September 5, 1895, d. May 26, 1993
     Infant Roberts died in 1935.1 He was born in 1935.1

Citations

  1. [S331] William Lindsay Lawrence, Judy G. Blackwell, Erma C. Sowers, and Mabel Collins Willis Ora Belle Mayberry McColeman, Descendants of Elder John Lawrence.

Jacob R. Conner1,2,3,4,5,6,7

M, b. October, 1825, d. March 9, 1912
FatherWilliam R. "Billy Strong" Conner1,7 b. April 9, 1801, d. February, 1866
MotherMary Elizabeth "Betsy" Poff1,7 b. circa 1801, d. December 30, 1888
     Jacob R. Conner was born in October, 1825 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.6,7 He married Elizabeth Ann Martin on March 20, 1848 at Monroe Co., Virginia (now West Virginia); Ann's maiden name was probably Martin. On her marriage certificate she lists her father as Michael Martin of Monroe Co., West Virginia.8 Jacob R. Conner Company B, 55th Regiment, enlisted on Apr 6, 1862 at Richmond, Virginia. Present on May 1, 1862 and Dec 31, 1862 muster rolls. Transferred to a sapper and miners by order of General Buckner Aug 5, 1863. This company became part of the 3rd Regiment, Confederate Engineer Troops. Resident of Floyd County. on April 6, 1862.9 He Granted a $30 annual Confederate Pension by the state of Virginia on May 1, 1900 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2 He married Matilda E. DeWeese, daughter of Peter DeWeese and Esther Poff, on November 24, 1904 at Floyd Co., Virginia.7 Jacob R. Conner died on March 9, 1912 at Floyd Co., Virginia, at age 86.10

Census Records

1850Dwelling 222, District 15, Floyd Co., Virginia11
1860Dwelling 623, Giles Co., Virginia3
1870Dwelling 150, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia4
1880Dwelling 363, District 30, Floyd Co., Virginia5
1890Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia12
1900Dwelling 24, District 20, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia6
1910Dwelling 110, District 52, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia13

Occupation

1850Farmer11
1860Blacksmith3
1870Blacksmith4
1880Blacksmith5
1900Farmer and blacksmith6

Family 1

Elizabeth Ann Martin b. April, 1820, d. before November 24, 1904
Marriage*Jacob R. Conner married Elizabeth Ann Martin on March 20, 1848 at Monroe Co., Virginia (now West Virginia); Ann's maiden name was probably Martin. On her marriage certificate she lists her father as Michael Martin of Monroe Co., West Virginia.8 
Children

Family 2

Matilda E. DeWeese b. November 27, 1825, d. January 19, 1916
Marriage*Jacob R. Conner married Matilda E. DeWeese, daughter of Peter DeWeese and Esther Poff, on November 24, 1904 at Floyd Co., Virginia.7 

Citations

  1. [S33] Surnames of Families of Floyd Co., Virginia, online http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~barbr/zz_main_contents.htm, From the will of William R. Conner.
  2. [S658] Unknown name of person, Online image, unknown file number.
  3. [S301] National Archives and Records Administration, 1860 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S166] National Archives and Records Administration, 1870 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  8. [S22] FamilySearch Internet Search, online http://www.familysearch.org/Eng/Search/frameset_search.asp
  9. [S659] Civil War Confederate Rosters, Library of Virginia, Confederate Rosters.
  10. [S1569] Funeral records of Mr. Marion Thomas Hall, online http://www.rootsweb.com/~vafloyd/recordsofmarionthomashall.htm
  11. [S153] National Archives and Records Administration, 1850 United States Federal Census.
  12. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.
  13. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  14. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  15. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.

Henry William Ferguson

M, b. September 9, 1904, d. April, 1976
     His Social Security Number was 226-01-8362.1 Henry William Ferguson was born on September 9, 1904 at Virginia.2,1 He married Bertha A. King, daughter of John Henry King and Lavinia Ann "Visa" "Annie" Conner, circa 1925.3,2,4 Henry William Ferguson died in April, 1976 at age 71.1

Census Records

1930Dwelling 120, District 31, Roanoke, Virginia2
1940Dwelling 99, District 119-30, Roanoke, Virginia5

Occupation

1930Electric railroad bus driver2
1940Bus driver5

Family

Bertha A. King b. May 26, 1905, d. June 18, 1982
Marriage*Henry William Ferguson married Bertha A. King, daughter of John Henry King and Lavinia Ann "Visa" "Annie" Conner, circa 1925.3,2,4 
Children

Citations

  1. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  2. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S11] Effie King Brown, Descendants of John King 1759-1843.
  4. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  5. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Henry William Ferguson, Jr. obituary in the May 18, 1996 edition.
  7. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.

Mildred K. Ferguson1,2,3

F, b. February 3, 1927, d. April 12, 2004
FatherHenry William Ferguson1,2,3,4 b. September 9, 1904, d. April, 1976
MotherBertha A. King1,2,3,4 b. May 26, 1905, d. June 18, 1982
     Mildred K. Ferguson was buried at Restvale Cemetery, Rt. 221, Check, Floyd Co., Virginia.5 Her Social Security Number was 231-24-1402.6 She married Marshall T. Gish.5 Her married name was Gish. Mildred K. Ferguson was born on February 3, 1927 at Virginia.1,6 She died on April 12, 2004 at Virginia at age 77.6,5 She Mildred F. Gish, 77, of Thaxton, went to be with the Lord Monday, April 12, 2004. She was a charter member of the Vinton Church of the Brethren and was retired from Tultex in Roanoke. She was a loving wife, mother and grandmother. She will be greatly missed by family and friends. Surviving are her husband, Marshall T. Gish; sons and daughter-in-law, Larry P. Gish and fiance, Susan Thornhill of Rocky Mount, Gary S. Gish of Roanoke, and Marshall W. and Zenitha Gish of Beckly, W. Va; daughters and son-in-law, Linda and Lonnie Blount of Troutville, and Patsy Jean Johnson of Roanoke; fifteen grandchildren; eighteen great-grandchildren; brothers, Fred A. Ferguson, Ronald R. Ferguson, all of Roanoke; sisters, Betty A. Rakes of Sandy Level, and Shirley Gillespie of Roanoke County; step-mother, Louise Bonn of Roanoke; step-brother, Larry Ferguson of Vinton; and step-sister, Judy Jones of Stewartsville. Funeral services will be at Oakey's East Chapel 1 p.m. Thursday, April 15, 2004. Interment will be in Restvale Cemetery in Check, Va. Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association, P.O. Box 5216, Glen Allen, Va. 23058-5216. The family will receive friends 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m., Wednesday at Oakey's East Chapel, 977-3909. on April 15, 2004.5

Census Records

1930Dwelling 120, District 31, Roanoke, Virginia3
1940Dwelling 99, District 119-30, Roanoke, Virginia4

Family

Marshall T. Gish b. March 29, 1925, d. August 20, 2004
Marriage*Mildred K. Ferguson married Marshall T. Gish.5 
Children
  • Patsy Jean Gish5,7
  • Linda Gish5,7
  • Larry P. Gish5,7
  • Gary S. Gish5,7
  • Marshall W. Gish5,7

Citations

  1. [S11] Effie King Brown, Descendants of John King 1759-1843.
  2. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Henry William Ferguson, Jr. obituary in the May 18, 1996 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. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Mildred F. Gish obituary in the Apr 15, 2004 edition.
  6. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  7. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Marshall T. Gish obituary in the Aug 23, 2004 edition.

Henry William Ferguson Jr.1

M, b. February 7, 1929, d. May 16, 1996
FatherHenry William Ferguson2,1,3 b. September 9, 1904, d. April, 1976
MotherBertha A. King2,1,3 b. May 26, 1905, d. June 18, 1982
     His Social Security Number was 229-24-9723.4 Henry William Ferguson Jr. was buried at Restvale Cemetery, Rt. 221, Check, Floyd Co., Virginia.5,1 He was born on February 7, 1929 at Virginia.2,4 He married Vernia Catherine Duncan circa 1948.1,6 Henry William Ferguson Jr. died on May 16, 1996 at Virginia at age 67.2,4,1 He FERGUSON, Henry William, Jr., 67, of Roanoke passed away Thursday, May 16, 1996. He was a retired employee of the Fulton Motor Company. Mr. Ferguson was preceded in death by his parents, Henry William Ferguson Sr. and Bertha King Ferguson. He is survived by his wife of 48 years, Vernia Ferguson, of Roanoke; son and daughter-in-law, Cecil and Georgia Ferguson, Roanoke; three daughters and sons-in-law, Faye and Billy Thomas, Roanoke, Carolyn and Mark Caldwell, Tammy and Ronald Nichols, all of Moneta; eight grandchildren, Melissa Stiltner, Carl Perdue, Chris Perdue, Jennifer Ferguson, Katherine Lockhart, Mark Caldwell Jr., Adam Caldwell and Allyson Nichols; three great-grandchildren; three brothers, Fred, Ronald and Larry Ferguson; four sisters, Mildred Gish, Betty Ann Rakes, Shirley Gillespie and Judy Jones; step-mother, Louise Bohn. Funeral services will be held at Oakey's South Chapel, 11 a.m. Monday with Dr. Carl Whorley officiating. Interment will follow in Rest Vale Cemetery, Floyd County. Friends may call from 12 to 4 and 6 to 10 p.m. Sunday at Oakey's South Chapel. on May 18, 1996.1

Census Records

1930Dwelling 120, District 31, Roanoke, Virginia7
1940Dwelling 99, District 119-30, Roanoke, Virginia3

Family

Vernia Catherine Duncan b. October 5, 1927, d. September 7, 2019
Marriage*Henry William Ferguson Jr. married Vernia Catherine Duncan circa 1948.1,6 
Children
  • Gladys Faye Ferguson1,6,8
  • Cecil Ray Ferguson1,6,8
  • Virginia Carolyn Ferguson1,6,8
  • Tammy Renee Ferguson1,6,8

Citations

  1. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Henry William Ferguson, Jr. obituary in the May 18, 1996 edition.
  2. [S11] Effie King Brown, Descendants of John King 1759-1843.
  3. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  5. [S104] Billy and Juanita Grice, Cemeteries in Floyd County.
  6. [S6356] Simpson Funeral Home, online http://simpsonfuneral.com/86/Home.html, From the Vernia Duncan Ferguson obituary.
  7. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.

Berkley Ferguson1

M, b. 1933, d. 1933
FatherHenry William Ferguson1 b. September 9, 1904, d. April, 1976
MotherBertha A. King1 b. May 26, 1905, d. June 18, 1982
     Berkley Ferguson Died in infancy at 2 months of age. He died in 1933.1 He was born in 1933.1

Citations

  1. [S11] Effie King Brown, Descendants of John King 1759-1843.

Marshall T. Gish1,2

M, b. March 29, 1925, d. August 20, 2004
     Marshall T. Gish married Mildred K. Ferguson, daughter of Henry William Ferguson and Bertha A. King.1 Marshall T. Gish was buried at Restvale Cemetery, Rt. 221, Check, Floyd Co., Virginia.2 He was born on March 29, 1925.3 He died on August 20, 2004 at Virginia at age 79.3 He Marshall T. Gish, 79, of Thaxton, and formerly of Roanoke, went to be with the Lord, Friday, August 20, 2004. He was a member of Vinton Church of the Brethren, an Army Veteran of WWII, and retired owner of Gish's Renu Upholstery Shop. Mr. Gish was preceded in death by his wife, Mildred F. Gish and is survived by his sons and daughter-in-law, Larry P. Gish and his fiancee, Susan Thornhill of Rocky Mount, Gary S. Gish of Thaxton, Marshall W. and Zenitha Gish of Beckley, WV; his daughters and son-in-law, Linda and Lonnie Blount of Troutville, Patsy Jean Johnson of Roanoke, 15 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; his brothers, Edsel Gish of Bedford, Glenwood Gish of Moneta; and his sister, Genevieve Cox of Moneta. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, August 23, 2004 at Oakey's East Chapel with Pastor Ken Butterworth officiating. Interment will follow in the Restvale Cemetery in Floyd, Co. The family will receive friends on Sunday from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to the Juvenile Diabetes Association, P.O. Box 76, Salem, VA 24153. Arrangements by Oakey's East Chapel, 977-3909. on August 23, 2004.2

Family

Mildred K. Ferguson b. February 3, 1927, d. April 12, 2004
Marriage*He married Mildred K. Ferguson, daughter of Henry William Ferguson and Bertha A. King.1 
Children
  • Patsy Jean Gish1,2
  • Linda Gish1,2
  • Larry P. Gish1,2
  • Gary S. Gish1,2
  • Marshall W. Gish1,2

Citations

  1. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Mildred F. Gish obituary in the Apr 15, 2004 edition.
  2. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Marshall T. Gish obituary in the Aug 23, 2004 edition.
  3. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.