Viola P. "Vadie" Wickham1,2,3

F, b. August 1, 1903, d. August, 1977
FatherLandon William "Willie" Wickham4,5 b. November 25, 1873, d. before May 2, 1930
MotherHarriett Isabella Woodward4,5 b. March 29, 1870, d. June 12, 1959
     Her Social Security Number was 224-92-2205.6 Viola P. "Vadie" Wickham was born on August 1, 1903 at Virginia.6 She married Andrew Jackson Spangler on October 13, 1923.7 As of October 13, 1923,her married name was Spangler. Viola P. "Vadie" Wickham died in August, 1977.6

Census Records

1910Dwelling 65, District 51, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia4
1920Dwelling 143, District 100, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia5
1930Dwelling 233, District 11, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia1
1940Dwelling 71, District 32-14, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia8

Family

Andrew Jackson Spangler b. October 9, 1900, d. February 27, 1989
Marriage*Viola P. "Vadie" Wickham married Andrew Jackson Spangler on October 13, 1923.7 
Children

Citations

  1. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Marvin Andrew Spangler obituary in the Jul 4, 1996 edition.
  3. [S102] Roanoke Times, from the Shelborn Landon Spangler obituary in the Aug 23, 2006 edition.
  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. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  7. [S22] FamilySearch Internet Search, online http://www.familysearch.org/Eng/Search/frameset_search.asp
  8. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S13] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 6, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.

Elzora Arizona Wickham1,2

F, b. January 16, 1899, d. April 12, 1966
FatherLandon William "Willie" Wickham3,4,1,2 b. November 25, 1873, d. before May 2, 1930
MotherHarriett Isabella Woodward3,4,1,2 b. March 29, 1870, d. June 12, 1959
     Elzora Arizona Wickham was buried at Evergreen Burial Park, 1307 Summit Ave SW, Roanoke, Virginia.2 She was born on January 16, 1899 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2 As of circa 1923,her married name was Powell.5 She married George Dewey Powell circa 1923.2,5 Elzora Arizona Wickham died on April 12, 1966 at Roanoke, Virginia, at age 67.2

Census Records

1900Dwelling 227, District 20, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia3
1910Dwelling 65, District 51, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia4
1920Dwelling 143, District 100, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia1
1930Dwelling 528, District 8, Cave Spring, Roanoke Co., Virginia5
1940Dwelling 79, District 81-14, Cave Spring, Roanoke Co., Virginia6

Family

George Dewey Powell b. September 26, 1898, d. January 17, 1975
Marriage*Elzora Arizona Wickham married George Dewey Powell circa 1923.2,5 
Children

Citations

  1. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  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. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S5223] Social Security Administration, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.
  8. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, U.S., Marriage Records, 1936-2014.

Abbie Gay Sumner1,2,3

F, b. August 25, 1895, d. February 14, 1922
FatherElder David Amos Sumner1,2,4,5,3 b. June 14, 1851, d. August 21, 1934
MotherMiranda/Maranda A. Conner1,2,4,5,3 b. June 16, 1866, d. August 30, 1914
     Abbie Gay Sumner 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 August 25, 1895 at Copper Hill, Floyd Co., Virginia.3 She died on February 14, 1922 at Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia, at age 26.3

Census Records

1900Dwelling 228, District 20, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia2
1910Dwelling 66, District 51, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia4
1920Dwelling 147, District 100, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia5

Citations

  1. [S976] Peggy Burton Rich and Irene Spangler Underwood, The Descendants of Hezekiah Sumner of Montgomery and Floyd Counties, Virginia.
  2. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  4. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.

Cora Frances Sumner1,2,3,4,5

F, b. March 11, 1898, d. December 29, 1963
FatherElder David Amos Sumner2,3,6,4,5,7 b. June 14, 1851, d. August 21, 1934
MotherMiranda/Maranda A. Conner2,3,6,4,5 b. June 16, 1866, d. August 30, 1914
     Cora Frances Sumner was buried at Head of the River Cemetery (also known as Salem Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery), Rt. 221, Check, Floyd Co., Virginia.1,5 She was born on March 11, 1898 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,2,3,5 She died on December 29, 1963 at Roanoke, Virginia, at age 65.1,5

Census Records

1900Dwelling 228, District 20, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia3
1910Dwelling 66, District 51, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia6
1920Dwelling 147, District 100, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia4
1930Dwelling 125, District 11, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia7
1940Dwelling 116, District 119-7, Roanoke, Virginia8

Occupation

1930Farm laborer7

Citations

  1. [S104] Billy and Juanita Grice, Cemeteries in Floyd County.
  2. [S976] Peggy Burton Rich and Irene Spangler Underwood, The Descendants of Hezekiah Sumner of Montgomery and Floyd Counties, Virginia.
  3. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  6. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.

Posey Cornelius Sumner1,2,3,4

M, b. May 17, 1900, d. November 3, 1956
FatherElder David Amos Sumner5,6,7,8 b. June 14, 1851, d. August 21, 1934
MotherMiranda/Maranda A. Conner5,6,7,8 b. June 16, 1866, d. August 30, 1914
     Posey Cornelius Sumner was buried at Sherwood Burial Park, 1045 Lynchburg Turnpike, Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia.9 He was born on May 17, 1900 at Copper Hill, Floyd Co., Virginia.1,9,2 He married Marjorie Elizabeth Penney on February 2, 1929 at Fort Lauderdale, Broward Co., Florida.3,4 Posey Cornelius Sumner died on November 3, 1956 at age 56.9

Census Records

1900Dwelling 228, District 20, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia6
1910Dwelling 66, District 51, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia7
1920Dwelling 147, District 100, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia8
1930Dwelling 67, District 62, Miami, Dade Co., Florida10
1940Dwelling 423, District 119-24, Roanoke, Virginia11

Occupation

1930Lawyer10
1940Lawyer11

Family

Marjorie Elizabeth Penney b. April 20, 1903, d. January 20, 1979
Marriage*Posey Cornelius Sumner married Marjorie Elizabeth Penney on February 2, 1929 at Fort Lauderdale, Broward Co., Florida.3,4 
Children

Citations

  1. [S533] National Archives and Records Administration, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-18.
  2. [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.
  3. [S1369] Florida Department of Health, Florida Marriage Collection, 1822-1875 & 1927-2001.
  4. [S2021] Miami Herald, The, From the Sumner-Penney wedding announcement in the Feb 6, 1929 edition.
  5. [S976] Peggy Burton Rich and Irene Spangler Underwood, The Descendants of Hezekiah Sumner of Montgomery and Floyd Counties, Virginia.
  6. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S2251] Sherwood Burial Park, Roanoke Co., VA, online http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&GSln=poff&GSbyrel=in&GSdyrel=in&GSst=48&GScntry=4&GSob=n&GRid=40016666&CRid=728583&df=all&
  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. [S1799] Orlando Sentinel, From the Marjorie Penney Sumner obituary in the Jan 21, 1979 edition.
  13. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Virginia Sumner Barnard obituary in the Oct 8, 2012 edition.
  14. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, U.S., Marriage Records, 1936-2014.

Laura Bell/Belle Sumner1,2

F, b. September 24, 1902, d. January 26, 1986
FatherElder David Amos Sumner3,4,5,2 b. June 14, 1851, d. August 21, 1934
MotherMiranda/Maranda A. Conner3,4,5,2 b. June 16, 1866, d. August 30, 1914
     Her Social Security Number was 226-01-6978.6 Laura Bell/Belle Sumner was buried at Restvale Cemetery, Rt. 221, Check, Floyd Co., Virginia.1,2 She was born on September 24, 1902 at Virginia.6,3,2 She died on January 26, 1986 at Roanoke, Virginia, at age 83.3,2

Census Records

1910Dwelling 66, District 51, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia4
1920Dwelling 147, District 100, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia5
1940Dwelling 423, District 119-24, Roanoke, Virginia7

Occupation

1940Rayon mill worker7

Citations

  1. [S104] Billy and Juanita Grice, Cemeteries in Floyd County.
  2. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  3. [S976] Peggy Burton Rich and Irene Spangler Underwood, The Descendants of Hezekiah Sumner of Montgomery and Floyd Counties, Virginia.
  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. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  7. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.

Marion Cassell Sumner1,2,3,4,5,6,7

M, b. May 1, 1907, d. November 4, 1980
FatherElder David Amos Sumner8,1,2,5,6 b. June 14, 1851, d. August 21, 1934
MotherMiranda/Maranda A. Conner8,1,2,5,6 b. June 16, 1866, d. August 30, 1914
     His Social Security Number was 224-09-1853.9 Marion Cassell Sumner was buried at Basham Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery, Drewerys Hill Road, Stewartsville, Bedford Co., Virginia.10,5 He was born on May 1, 1907 at Floyd Co., Virginia.9,10,5,6,7 He married Edna Laura Beckleheimer circa 1927.11,4 Marion Cassell Sumner died on November 4, 1980 at Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia, at age 73.9,10,5

Census Records

1910Dwelling 66, District 51, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia1
1920Dwelling 147, District 100, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia2
1940Dwelling 116, District 119-7, Roanoke, Virginia11

Occupation

1940Laundry truck driver11

Family

Edna Laura Beckleheimer b. May 27, 1908, d. July 14, 2003
Marriage*Marion Cassell Sumner married Edna Laura Beckleheimer circa 1927.11,4 
Children

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. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Dodd-Sumner wedding announcement in the Sep 7, 1997 edition.
  4. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Edna Beckleheimer Sumner obituary in the Jul 16, 2003 edition.
  5. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  6. [S5223] Social Security Administration, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.
  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. [S976] Peggy Burton Rich and Irene Spangler Underwood, The Descendants of Hezekiah Sumner of Montgomery and Floyd Counties, Virginia.
  9. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  10. [S3529] Basham Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery, Bedford Co., VA, online http://www.findagrave.com
  11. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  12. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, U.S., Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  13. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Carlton Cassell Sumner, Sr. obituary in the Sep 27, 2021 edition.

William Haden Gearheart1,2,3

M, b. February 6, 1873, d. August 13, 1939
FatherJohn Harvey Gearheart1,2,3,4 b. January, 1842, d. 1901
MotherMassie Mahala Wilson1,2,3,4 b. June, 1848, d. July 16, 1914
     William Haden Gearheart was buried at Gearheart Cemetery, Rt. 686, off Rt. 622, Reesedale, Montgomery Co., Virginia.5,2 He was born on February 6, 1873 at Copper Hill, Floyd Co., Virginia.1,3,6 He married Audrey Luvinia Mills, daughter of James Taylor Mills and Tabitha Jane Mills, on September 23, 1896 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,2 William Haden Gearheart and Audrey Luvinia Mills were divorced before January 20, 1920.3,7 William Haden Gearheart died on August 13, 1939 at Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia, at age 66.5,2,6

Census Records

1880Dwelling 134, District 30, Floyd Co., Virginia4
1890Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia8
1900Dwelling 174, District 19, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia9
1910Dwelling 350, District 132, Cave Spring, Roanoke Co., Virginia10
1920Dwelling 194, District 59, Hemphill, McDowell Co., West Virginia7
1930Dwelling 116, District 4, Amsterdam, Botetourt Co., VirginiaEnumerated in the household of his brother Elias11

Occupation

1900Farmer9
1910Retail merchant10

Family

Audrey Luvinia Mills b. October, 1878, d. November 10, 1940
Marriage*William Haden Gearheart married Audrey Luvinia Mills, daughter of James Taylor Mills and Tabitha Jane Mills, on September 23, 1896 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,2 
Divorce* William Haden Gearheart and Audrey Luvinia Mills were divorced before January 20, 1920.3,7 
Children

Citations

  1. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S341] Sylvia Gearheart Albert, Mills Families of Floyd and Franklin Counties, VA.
  3. [S1416] Sylvia Gearheart Alpert, Gerhart/Gearhart/Gearheart Family History.
  4. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S347] Ruth G. Hale, Gearheart Cemetery, Montgomery Co., Virginia.
  6. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  7. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 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. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  11. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  12. [S11575] Unknown compiler, Virginia, U.S., Marriage Registers, 1853-1935.
  13. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, U.S., Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  14. [S5152] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, U.S., Birth Records, 1912-2015, Delayed Birth Records, 1721-1920.

Patra Ella Gearheart1,2,3

F, b. March 26, 1876, d. March 8, 1948
FatherJohn Harvey Gearheart2,4,5,3 b. January, 1842, d. 1901
MotherMassie Mahala Wilson4,2,5,3 b. June, 1848, d. July 16, 1914
     Patra Ella Gearheart was buried at Huse Memorial Park, Fayetteville, Fayette Co., West Virginia.2,3,6 She was born on March 26, 1876 at Copper Hill, Floyd Co., Virginia.2,3 She married Joel Crystal King, son of John T. King and Sarilda Frances Wimmer, on October 4, 1894 at Floyd Co., Virginia.4,1,3,6 As of October 4, 1894,her married name was King. Patra Ella Gearheart died on March 8, 1948 at Garten, Fayette Co., West Virginia, at age 71.2,3,6 She Fayetteville, March 9 - Mrs. Patra Emma King, 72, died at 10 a.m. Monday at her home near Fayetteville. Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 2:30 p.m. at the Pentecostal Holiness Church at Garten, with the Rev. C. O. Bennett of Garten and the Rev. W. W. Wiley of Beckley officiating. Burial will follow in the Huse Memorial Park in Fayetteville. The body was removed to the home today, where it will remain until the funeral hour. Surviving are her husband, Joel C. King; seven daughters, Mrs. Cammie King, Fayetteville; Mrs. Thelma Garten, Falls View; Mrs. Notrie Franklin, Detriot, Mich; Mrs. Arrie Stewart, Glen Jean; Mrs. Pauline Donley, Detroit, Mich; Mrs. Nettie Sessler, Melbourne, Fla; and Mrs. Goldie Sovine, Fayetteville; three sons, Ralph of Fayetteville; Norris, Detroit, Mich; Jack, Fayetteville; one brother, P. L. Gearheart, Buena Vista, Va; and three sisters, Mrs. Sallie King, Salem, Va; Mrs. Nettie West, Christiansburg, Va; and Mrs. Minnie Woods, Salem, Va. Also surviving are 20 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Mrs. King was born in Floyd County, Va. on March 10, 1948.6

Census Records

1880Dwelling 134, District 30, Floyd Co., Virginia5
1890Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia7
1900Dwelling 178, District 19, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia8
1910Dwelling 78, District 92, Alleghany, Montgomery Co., Virginia9
1920Dwelling 58, District 105, Alleghany, Montgomery Co., Virginia10
1930Dwelling 25, District 12, Fayetteville, Fayette Co., West Virginia11
1940Dwelling 5, District 10-13, Fayetteville, Fayette Co., West Virginia12

Family

Joel Crystal King b. May 5, 1873, d. February 7, 1953
Marriage*Patra Ella Gearheart married Joel Crystal King, son of John T. King and Sarilda Frances Wimmer, on October 4, 1894 at Floyd Co., Virginia.4,1,3,6 
Children

Citations

  1. [S11] Effie King Brown, Descendants of John King 1759-1843.
  2. [S1416] Sylvia Gearheart Alpert, Gerhart/Gearhart/Gearheart Family History.
  3. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Patra Ella King death certificate.
  4. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  5. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S1863] Beckley Post Herald, From the Patra Emma King obituary in the Mar 10, 1948 edition.
  7. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  10. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  11. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  12. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  13. [S798] Register Herald, From the Nettie Sessler obituary in the Mar 28, 2006 edition.
  14. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Ralph John King death certificate.
  15. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the King-Marshall marriage record.
  16. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Thelma King Garten death certificate.
  17. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, U.S., Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  18. [S5152] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, U.S., Birth Records, 1912-2015, Delayed Birth Records, 1721-1920.
  19. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Stewart-King marriage record.
  20. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Donley-King marriage record.
  21. [S5629] Indiana Archives and Records Administration, Indiana, Death Certificates, 1899-2011.
  22. [S5223] Social Security Administration, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.
  23. [S5262] Division for Vital Records and Health Statistics Michigan Department of Community Health, Michigan, Marriage Records, 1867-1952.

Callie Elsie Gearheart1,2,3

F, b. March 19, 1878, d. November 26, 1951
FatherJohn Harvey Gearheart2,3,4 b. January, 1842, d. 1901
MotherMassie Mahala Wilson2,3,4 b. June, 1848, d. July 16, 1914
     Callie Elsie Gearheart was buried at Cedar Lawn Memorial Park, 5070 Cove Road N. W., Roanoke, Virginia.2,5,6 She was born on March 19, 1878 at Copper Hill, Floyd Co., Virginia.2 She married Charles Elias "Elzie" King, son of John T. King and Sarilda Frances Wimmer, on July 26, 1894 at Floyd Co., Virginia.3,1 As of July 26, 1894,her married name was King. Callie Elsie Gearheart died on November 26, 1951 at Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia, at age 73.2,6

Census Records

1880Dwelling 134, District 30, Floyd Co., Virginia4
1890Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia7
1900Dwelling 777, District 87, Rock, Mercer Co., West Virginia8
1910Dwelling 145, District 52, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia9
1920Dwelling 249, District 15, Fayetteville, Fayette Co., West Virginia10

Family

Charles Elias "Elzie" King b. May 5, 1873, d. April 30, 1942
Marriage*Callie Elsie Gearheart married Charles Elias "Elzie" King, son of John T. King and Sarilda Frances Wimmer, on July 26, 1894 at Floyd Co., Virginia.3,1 
Children

Citations

  1. [S11] Effie King Brown, Descendants of John King 1759-1843.
  2. [S1416] Sylvia Gearheart Alpert, Gerhart/Gearhart/Gearheart Family History.
  3. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  4. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S1521] The Fair View Group, online http://www.thefairviewgroup.org/index.shtml
  6. [S2722] Roanoke City VA Archives - Cedar Lawn Memorial Park, online http://files.usgwarchives.org/va/roanokecity/cemeteries/
  7. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  10. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  11. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the King-Rodgers marriage record.
  12. [S3680] Southwest Times, The, From the Gertrude King Rodgers obituary in the Jun 17, 1962 edition.
  13. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  14. [S5223] Social Security Administration, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.
  15. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Helen Marie Owen obituary in the Dec 9, 1999 edition.
  16. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  17. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the King-Bullion marriage record.
  18. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, U.S., Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  19. [S2878] FamilySearch, West Virginia, Births Index, 1853-1969.

John K. "King" Shilling1

M, b. March, 1819
FatherJacob Shilling Jr.2,1 b. 1789
MotherElizabeth King2,1 b. 1803
     John K. "King" Shilling was born in March, 1819 at Franklin Co., Virginia.2,1 He married Margaret Smith on February 7, 1838 at Floyd Co., Virginia.3,1

Family

Margaret Smith
Marriage*John K. "King" Shilling married Margaret Smith on February 7, 1838 at Floyd Co., Virginia.3,1 
Children

Citations

  1. [S581] Sylvia Gearheart Albert, Jacob Shilling, Jr. Family of Franklin Co., VA.
  2. [S11] Effie King Brown, Descendants of John King 1759-1843.
  3. [S42] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 2, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  4. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.

Bessie Ann Gearheart1

F, b. April 9, 1898, d. October 24, 1993
FatherCharles Robert Gearheart1,2 b. May 9, 1875, d. September 28, 1948
MotherMary Elizabeth Poff1,2 b. circa 1879
     Her Social Security Number was 226-92-3183.3 Bessie Ann Gearheart was buried at Monte Vista Church of the Brethren Cemetery, 25 Wades Gap Road, Callaway, Franklin Co., Virginia.1,4 She was born on April 9, 1898 at Floyd Co., Virginia.3,1 As of November 26, 1919,her married name was Shilling.1 She married Coy Otis Shilling, son of William George Peter "Billy K" Shilling and Melvina America Gearheart, on November 26, 1919 at Roanoke, Virginia.1,4 Bessie Ann Gearheart married Charles Henry Maxey on April 18, 1933 at Franklin Co., Virginia.1,4,5 As of April 18, 1933,her married name was Maxey. Bessie Ann Gearheart died on October 24, 1993 at Roanoke Co., Virginia, at age 95.3,1,4,5 She MAXEY, Bessie Shilling, 95, of Vinton, died Sunday, October 24, 1993. She was a member of Faith Life Baptist Church, Montvale. Bessie was preceded in death by her husband, Coy Shilling, and was the widow of Charles H. Maxey. Surviving are her sons and daughters-in-law, Carl Shilling, Salem, Wesley and Eula Shilling, Roanoke County, Charles and Shirley Maxey, Hardy, Kenneth and Mildred Maxey, Franklin County, Thomas Maxey, Bedford County; her daughters and sons-in-law, Vanola Williamson, Roanoke, Madeline and Emory Hall, Salem, Gladys and Cyrus Cronise, Faye and Johnny Craighead, all of Roanoke County, Garnette and Walter Dale, Richmond, Mary and Starkey Mills, Fort Walton Beach, Fla; 23 grandchildren; 31 great-grandchildren; 2 great-great-grandchildren; numerous stepgrandchildren and stepgreat-grandchildren. Funeral services will be held at Oakey's Vinton Chapel Wednesday, October 27, at 1 p.m. with the Rev. Johnny Basham officiating. Interment will be in Monte Vista Cemetery, Franklin County. Friends may call at Oakey's Vinton Chapel. on October 26, 1993.4

Census Records

1910Dwelling 259, District 132, Cave Spring, Roanoke Co., Virginia2
1920Dwelling 634, District 23, Jefferson Ward 2, Roanoke, Virginia6
1930Dwelling 45, District 12, Maggodee, Franklin Co., Virginia7
1940Dwelling 172, District 34-13, Maggodee, Franklin Co., Virginia8

Family 1

Coy Otis Shilling b. July 29, 1896, d. October 4, 1929
Marriage*Bessie Ann Gearheart married Coy Otis Shilling, son of William George Peter "Billy K" Shilling and Melvina America Gearheart, on November 26, 1919 at Roanoke, Virginia.1,4 
Children

Family 2

Charles Henry Maxey b. March 25, 1879, d. October 30, 1956
Marriage*Bessie Ann Gearheart married Charles Henry Maxey on April 18, 1933 at Franklin Co., Virginia.1,4,5 
Children

Citations

  1. [S581] Sylvia Gearheart Albert, Jacob Shilling, Jr. Family of Franklin Co., VA.
  2. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  4. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Bessie Shilling Maxey obituary in the Oct 26, 1993 edition.
  5. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  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. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Thomas Henry Maxey obituary in the Nov 30, 2001 edition.
  10. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, U.S., Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  11. [S341] Sylvia Gearheart Albert, Mills Families of Floyd and Franklin Counties, VA.
  12. [S5223] Social Security Administration, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.
  13. [S1416] Sylvia Gearheart Alpert, Gerhart/Gearhart/Gearheart Family History.

Emma Lou "Emmie" Gearheart1,2,3

F, b. March 22, 1904, d. December 15, 1985
FatherCharles Robert Gearheart1,2,3 b. May 9, 1875, d. September 28, 1948
MotherMary Elizabeth Poff1,2,3 b. circa 1879
     Emma Lou "Emmie" Gearheart was buried at Sherwood Burial Park, 1045 Lynchburg Turnpike, Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia.3 She was born on March 22, 1904 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,3 As of circa 1921,her married name was Pendleton.4 She married William Terry Pendleton circa 1921.3,4 Emma Lou "Emmie" Gearheart died on December 15, 1985 at Roanoke, Virginia, at age 81.3

Census Records

1920Dwelling 633, District 23, Jefferson Ward 2, Roanoke, Virginia2
1930Dwelling 22, District 30, Browns Creek, McDowell Co., West Virginia4
1940Dwelling 446, District 24-25, Keystone, McDowell Co., West Virginia5

Family

William Terry Pendleton b. March 26, 1895, d. May 15, 1984
Marriage*Emma Lou "Emmie" Gearheart married William Terry Pendleton circa 1921.3,4 
Child

Citations

  1. [S1416] Sylvia Gearheart Alpert, Gerhart/Gearhart/Gearheart Family History.
  2. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  4. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.

Ruth Arbelle Gearheart1

F, b. October 6, 1900, d. June, 1983
FatherCharles Robert Gearheart1 b. May 9, 1875, d. September 28, 1948
MotherMary Elizabeth Poff1 b. circa 1879
     Her Social Security Number was 232-34-0449.2 Ruth Arbelle Gearheart was born on October 6, 1900 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2 As of circa 1917,her married name was Faulkner.3 She married Jefferson Davis "Jeff" Faulkner circa 1917 at West Virginia.1,3 Ruth Arbelle Gearheart died in June, 1983 at West Virginia at age 82.2

Census Records

1910Dwelling 131, District 51, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., VirginiaEnumerated in the household of Taylor Mills4
1920Dwelling 143, District 61, Browns Creek, McDowell Co., West Virginia5
1930Dwelling 312, District 30, Browns Creek, McDowell Co., West Virginia3
1940Dwelling 155, District 24-44, Browns Creek, McDowell Co., West Virginia6

Family

Jefferson Davis "Jeff" Faulkner b. February 14, 1883
Marriage*Ruth Arbelle Gearheart married Jefferson Davis "Jeff" Faulkner circa 1917 at West Virginia.1,3 
Children

Citations

  1. [S1416] Sylvia Gearheart Alpert, Gerhart/Gearhart/Gearheart Family History.
  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. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S5223] Social Security Administration, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.
  8. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Jacqueline Faulkner death certificate.
  9. [S5904] Rock House Cemetery, McDowell Co., WV, online http://www.findagrave.com/
  10. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, U.S., Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  11. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the baby female death certificate.
  12. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Cecil J. Faulkner obituary in the May 28, 2000 edition.

Eliza Gilley "Lizzie" Gearheart1,2

F, b. March 5, 1902, d. May 11, 1986
FatherCharles Robert Gearheart1,2 b. May 9, 1875, d. September 28, 1948
MotherMary Elizabeth Poff1,2 b. circa 1879
     Eliza Gilley "Lizzie" Gearheart was buried at Sherwood Burial Park, 1045 Lynchburg Turnpike, Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia.2 She was born on March 5, 1902 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2 As of circa 1920,her married name was Richards.3 She married Millard Robert Richards circa 1920.3,2 Eliza Gilley "Lizzie" Gearheart died on May 11, 1986 at Roanoke, Virginia, at age 84.2

Census Records

1920Dwelling 633, District 23, Jefferson Ward 2, Roanoke, Virginia1
1930Dwelling 192, District 30, Browns Creek, McDowell Co., West Virginia3
1940Dwelling 376, District 119-47, Roanoke, Virginia4

Family

Millard Robert Richards b. September 19, 1901, d. July 13, 1964
Marriage*Eliza Gilley "Lizzie" Gearheart married Millard Robert Richards circa 1920.3,2 
Child

Citations

  1. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  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. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, U.S., Marriage Records, 1936-2014.

William Robert "Bob" Gearheart1,2,3,4

M, b. January 30, 1913, d. June 11, 1977
FatherCharles Robert Gearheart5,2,3 b. May 9, 1875, d. September 28, 1948
MotherMary Elizabeth Poff5,2,3 b. circa 1879
     His Social Security Number was 236-10-8629.6 William Robert "Bob" Gearheart was buried at Fair View Cemetery, 3300 Melrose Ave. N.W., Roanoke, Virginia.2 He was born on January 30, 1913 at Franklin Co., Virginia.6,1,2 He married Lena Beatrice Maxey, daughter of Charles Henry Maxey and Okie Deporie Shilling, on July 18, 1934 at Rocky Mount, Franklin Co., Virginia.4 William Robert "Bob" Gearheart and Lena Beatrice Maxey were divorced on February 28, 1961 at Roanoke, Virginia.4 William Robert "Bob" Gearheart married Lena Mae Cundiff on August 12, 1961 at Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia.1,2,3 William Robert "Bob" Gearheart died on June 11, 1977 at Roanoke, Virginia, at age 64.6,2

Census Records

1920Dwelling 633, District 23, Jefferson Ward 2, Roanoke, Virginia5

Family 1

Lena Beatrice Maxey b. March 21, 1917, d. November 29, 1985
Marriage*William Robert "Bob" Gearheart married Lena Beatrice Maxey, daughter of Charles Henry Maxey and Okie Deporie Shilling, on July 18, 1934 at Rocky Mount, Franklin Co., Virginia.4 
Divorce* William Robert "Bob" Gearheart and Lena Beatrice Maxey were divorced on February 28, 1961 at Roanoke, Virginia.4 
Children

Family 2

Lena Mae Cundiff
Marriage*William Robert "Bob" Gearheart married Lena Mae Cundiff on August 12, 1961 at Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia.1,2,3 

Citations

  1. [S1416] Sylvia Gearheart Alpert, Gerhart/Gearhart/Gearheart Family History.
  2. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  3. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, U.S., Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  4. [S5151] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Divorce Records, 1918-2014.
  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. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Okey G. Cochran obituary in the Jul 26, 1999 edition.

Susie J. Gearheart1,2,3

F, b. April 29, 1906, d. September 28, 1974
FatherCharles Robert Gearheart1,2,3 b. May 9, 1875, d. September 28, 1948
MotherMary Elizabeth Poff1,2,3 b. circa 1879
     Susie J. Gearheart was buried at Natural Bridge Baptist Cemetery, Natural Bridge, Rockbridge Co., Virginia.3 She married Joseph Richard "Joe" Flint.4,3 Her married name was Flint. Susie J. Gearheart was born on April 29, 1906 at Franklin Co., Virginia.3 She died on September 28, 1974 at Lexington, Rockbridge Co., Virginia, at age 68.3

Census Records

1910Dwelling 259, District 132, Cave Spring, Roanoke Co., Virginia1
1920Dwelling 633, District 23, Jefferson Ward 2, Roanoke, Virginia2

Family

Joseph Richard "Joe" Flint
Marriage*Susie J. Gearheart married Joseph Richard "Joe" Flint.4,3 
Child
  • Robert C. Flint3

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. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  4. [S1416] Sylvia Gearheart Alpert, Gerhart/Gearhart/Gearheart Family History.

Coy Otis Shilling1

M, b. July 29, 1896, d. October 4, 1929
FatherWilliam George Peter "Billy K" Shilling1,2 b. November, 1851, d. 1931
MotherMelvina America Gearheart1,2 b. June, 1853, d. 1906
     Coy Otis Shilling was born on July 29, 1896 at Franklin Co., Virginia; His death certificate has a birth date of Feb 25, 1898.1,2 He married Bessie Ann Gearheart, daughter of Charles Robert Gearheart and Mary Elizabeth Poff, on November 26, 1919 at Roanoke, Virginia.1,3 Coy Otis Shilling died on October 4, 1929 at Kingston, Fayette Co., West Virginia, at age 33; Died in a coal mining accident.1,2

Census Records

1920Dwelling 634, District 23, Jefferson Ward 2, Roanoke, Virginia4

Occupation

1920Street laborer4

Family

Bessie Ann Gearheart b. April 9, 1898, d. October 24, 1993
Marriage*Coy Otis Shilling married Bessie Ann Gearheart, daughter of Charles Robert Gearheart and Mary Elizabeth Poff, on November 26, 1919 at Roanoke, Virginia.1,3 
Children

Citations

  1. [S581] Sylvia Gearheart Albert, Jacob Shilling, Jr. Family of Franklin Co., VA.
  2. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the C. O. Shilling death certificate.
  3. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Bessie Shilling Maxey obituary in the Oct 26, 1993 edition.
  4. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, U.S., Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  6. [S341] Sylvia Gearheart Albert, Mills Families of Floyd and Franklin Counties, VA.
  7. [S5223] Social Security Administration, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.
  8. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Viola Jane Manning obituary in the Feb 26, 1990 edition.
  9. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.

William George Peter "Billy K" Shilling1,2,3,4

M, b. November, 1851, d. 1931
FatherJohn K. "King" Shilling1,2 b. March, 1819
MotherMargaret Smith1,2
     William George Peter "Billy K" Shilling was born in November, 1851 at Franklin Co., Virginia.1,2 He married Melvina America Gearheart, daughter of Andrew Gearheart and Elizabeth "Betsy" Smith, on February 18, 1875 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,1 William George Peter "Billy K" Shilling died in 1931.5

Family

Melvina America Gearheart b. June, 1853, d. 1906
Marriage*He married Melvina America Gearheart, daughter of Andrew Gearheart and Elizabeth "Betsy" Smith, on February 18, 1875 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,1 
Children

Citations

  1. [S581] Sylvia Gearheart Albert, Jacob Shilling, Jr. Family of Franklin Co., VA.
  2. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  3. [S44] Sylvia Gearheart Albert, The Christopher and Nancy Moore Richards Family of Franklin Co., VA.
  4. [S85] Sylvia Gearheart Albert, Holt Family of Floyd & Franklin Counties, Virginia.
  5. [S1416] Sylvia Gearheart Alpert, Gerhart/Gearhart/Gearheart Family History.
  6. [S341] Sylvia Gearheart Albert, Mills Families of Floyd and Franklin Counties, VA.
  7. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the C. O. Shilling death certificate.

Melvina America Gearheart1,2,3,4,5

F, b. June, 1853, d. 1906
FatherAndrew Gearheart1,2 b. circa 1828, d. April 4, 1907
MotherElizabeth "Betsy" Smith1,2
     Melvina America Gearheart was born in June, 1853 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,2 She married William George Peter "Billy K" Shilling, son of John K. "King" Shilling and Margaret Smith, on February 18, 1875 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,2 As of February 18, 1875,her married name was Shilling. Melvina America Gearheart died in 1906.2,5

Family

William George Peter "Billy K" Shilling b. November, 1851, d. 1931
Marriage*She married William George Peter "Billy K" Shilling, son of John K. "King" Shilling and Margaret Smith, on February 18, 1875 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,2 
Children

Citations

  1. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S581] Sylvia Gearheart Albert, Jacob Shilling, Jr. Family of Franklin Co., VA.
  3. [S44] Sylvia Gearheart Albert, The Christopher and Nancy Moore Richards Family of Franklin Co., VA.
  4. [S85] Sylvia Gearheart Albert, Holt Family of Floyd & Franklin Counties, Virginia.
  5. [S1416] Sylvia Gearheart Alpert, Gerhart/Gearhart/Gearheart Family History.
  6. [S341] Sylvia Gearheart Albert, Mills Families of Floyd and Franklin Counties, VA.
  7. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the C. O. Shilling death certificate.

Charles Henry Maxey1,2,3,4

M, b. March 25, 1879, d. October 30, 1956
     Charles Henry Maxey was buried at Wimmer, Bohan, Maxie, Shilling Cemetery, Adney Gap, corner of Franklin Co., Floyd Co., and Roanoke Co., Virginia.5,1,2 He was born on March 25, 1879 at Franklin Co., Virginia.5,1,2,3,4 He married Okie Deporie Shilling, daughter of William George Peter "Billy K" Shilling and Melvina America Gearheart, on January 14, 1903 at Franklin Co., Virginia.2 Charles Henry Maxey married Bessie Ann Gearheart, daughter of Charles Robert Gearheart and Mary Elizabeth Poff, on April 18, 1933 at Franklin Co., Virginia.2,6,4 Charles Henry Maxey died on October 30, 1956 at Rocky Mount, Franklin Co., Virginia, at age 77.5,1,2,4

Census Records

1940Dwelling 172, District 34-13, Maggodee, Franklin Co., Virginia7

Occupation

1940Farmer7

Family 1

Okie Deporie Shilling b. June 20, 1883, d. May 12, 1932
Marriage*Charles Henry Maxey married Okie Deporie Shilling, daughter of William George Peter "Billy K" Shilling and Melvina America Gearheart, on January 14, 1903 at Franklin Co., Virginia.2 
Child

Family 2

Bessie Ann Gearheart b. April 9, 1898, d. October 24, 1993
Marriage*Charles Henry Maxey married Bessie Ann Gearheart, daughter of Charles Robert Gearheart and Mary Elizabeth Poff, on April 18, 1933 at Franklin Co., Virginia.2,6,4 
Children

Citations

  1. [S294] Franklin County Historical Society, Franklin County, VA Cemeteries.
  2. [S581] Sylvia Gearheart Albert, Jacob Shilling, Jr. Family of Franklin Co., VA.
  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. [S203] Kathie Trent Kingery, Wimmer, Bohan, Maxie, Shilling Cemetery.
  6. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Bessie Shilling Maxey obituary in the Oct 26, 1993 edition.
  7. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S1416] Sylvia Gearheart Alpert, Gerhart/Gearhart/Gearheart Family History.
  9. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, U.S., Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  10. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Thomas Henry Maxey obituary in the Nov 30, 2001 edition.
  11. [S5223] Social Security Administration, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.

Walter Lee Dale Jr.1,2,3,4,5,6

M, b. January 9, 1923
     Walter Lee Dale Jr. was born on January 9, 1923 at Lexington, Rockbridge Co., Virginia.5,6 He married Garnette C. Shilling, daughter of Coy Otis Shilling and Bessie Ann Gearheart, on July 1, 1950 at Roanoke, Virginia.1,2,3,4,5

Family

Garnette C. Shilling
Marriage*Walter Lee Dale Jr. married Garnette C. Shilling, daughter of Coy Otis Shilling and Bessie Ann Gearheart, on July 1, 1950 at Roanoke, Virginia.1,2,3,4,5 
Children
  • Patrick Wayne Dale5
  • Ronald Stephen Dale5

Citations

  1. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Carl James Shilling obituary in the Mar 29, 2004 edition.
  2. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Bessie Shilling Maxey obituary in the Oct 26, 1993 edition.
  3. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Vanola Hurley Williamson obituary in the Jun 5, 2000 edition.
  4. [S581] Sylvia Gearheart Albert, Jacob Shilling, Jr. Family of Franklin Co., VA.
  5. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, U.S., Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  6. [S5152] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, U.S., Birth Records, 1912-2015, Delayed Birth Records, 1721-1920.

Carl James Shilling1,2,3

M, b. September 29, 1920, d. March 27, 2004
FatherCoy Otis Shilling4,5 b. July 29, 1896, d. October 4, 1929
MotherBessie Ann Gearheart4,5,6,7 b. April 9, 1898, d. October 24, 1993
     Carl James Shilling was buried at Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens, 5737 Airport Road NW, Roanoke, Virginia.1 His Social Security Number was 223-24-1998.8 He was born on September 29, 1920 at Roanoke, Virginia.4,8,3 He married Bessie Mae Mills on August 27, 1938 at Roanoke, Virginia.3,2 Carl James Shilling died on March 27, 2004 at Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia, at age 83.1,8,2 He Carl James Shilling, 83, of Salem, went to be with the Lord on Saturday, March 27, 2004. He served in the U.S. Army where he was a prisoner of war during World War II. He was retired from Singer Furniture with 42 years of service. He was a faithful member of The Church of Christ until his illness. He was a loving father who will be greatly missed by his family. He was preceded in death by his wife, Bessie M. Shilling; sisters, Vanola Williamson, Madeline Hall; a brother, Thomas Maxey. He is survived by sons, Coy James Shilling, Philip D. Shilling, Danny W. Shilling and fiance Linda Crouch; daughter, Clara D. O'Brien and husband Bob; granddaughter, Kellie O'Brien; brothers, Wesley Shilling and wife Viris, Charles Maxey and wife Shirley, Kenneth Maxey; sisters, Gladys Cronise, Garnet Dale and husband Walter, Faye Craighead and husband Johnny and Mary Mills. Funeral services will be held 1 p.m. Wednesday, March 31, 2004 at Oakey's North Chapel with Roy Miller officiating. Interment will follow in Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at Oakey's North Chapel, 362-1237. on March 28, 2004.1

Census Records

1930Dwelling 45, District 12, Maggodee, Franklin Co., Virginia7
1940Dwelling 177, District 81-12, Cave Spring, Roanoke Co., Virginia9

Occupation

1940Farm laborer9

Family

Bessie Mae Mills b. August 15, 1916, d. September 9, 1977
Marriage*Carl James Shilling married Bessie Mae Mills on August 27, 1938 at Roanoke, Virginia.3,2 
Children

Citations

  1. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Carl James Shilling obituary in the Mar 28, 2004 edition.
  2. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  3. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, U.S., Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  4. [S581] Sylvia Gearheart Albert, Jacob Shilling, Jr. Family of Franklin Co., VA.
  5. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Bessie Shilling Maxey obituary in the Oct 26, 1993 edition.
  6. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Thomas Henry Maxey obituary in the Nov 30, 2001 edition.
  7. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  9. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  10. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Danny Wayne Shilling obituary in the Feb 19, 2019 edition.

Vanola Belle Shilling1,2,3

F, b. January 26, 1922, d. June 3, 2000
FatherCoy Otis Shilling1,3 b. July 29, 1896, d. October 4, 1929
MotherBessie Ann Gearheart1,4,2,3 b. April 9, 1898, d. October 24, 1993
     Her Social Security Number was 234-40-6072.5 Vanola Belle Shilling was buried at Old Dominion Memorial Gardens, 7271 Cloverdale Road, Cloverdale, Botetourt Co., Virginia.6 She was born on January 26, 1922 at Franklin Co., Virginia.5 She married James Richard Hurley on April 24, 1938 at Rocky Mount, Franklin Co., Virginia.1,3 As of April 24, 1938,her married name was Hurley.3 As of May 27, 1950,her married name was Williamson.3 Vanola Belle Shilling married Harold Williamson on May 27, 1950 at Roanoke Co., Virginia.3,7 Vanola Belle Shilling and James Richard Hurley were divorced on June 15, 1950 at Roanoke, Virginia.7 Vanola Belle Shilling and Harold Williamson were divorced on December 4, 1980 at Roanoke, Virginia.7 Vanola Belle Shilling died on June 3, 2000 at Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia, at age 78.5,6,8 She WILLIAMSON, Vanola Hurley, of Roanoke, went home to be with the Lord, Saturday, June 3, 2000. She was a member of the Church of Christ in Salem. She is survived by a son, Carson Hurley of Roanoke; and a daughter, Carol Heck of Salem; brothers and sisters-in-law, Carl Shilling, Wesley and Viris Shilling, all of Roanoke, Charles and Shirley Maxey, Wirtz, Kenneth and Mildred Maxey, Thomas and Gale Maxey, all of Hardy; sisters and brothers-in-law, Gladys and Cy Cronise, Roanoke, Madaline and Emory Hall of Salem, Garnett and Walter Dale of Richmond, Mary and James Mills of Ft. Walton Beach, Fla., Fay and Johnny Craighead of Hardy; grandchildren and spouses, Dorise and Chris Hancock, John and Page Hurley and Lee Heck, all of Roanoke; great-grandchildren, Christopher and Morgan Hancock. Graveside funeral services will be conducted 1 p.m. Tuesday, June 6, 2000 in Old Dominion Memorial Gardens, Botetourt County, with Mike Flinchum, Minister of Salem Church of Christ, officiating. Friends may call at Oakey's East Chapel after 2 p.m. Monday, where the family will receive friends from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 9 p.m. Monday evening. Arrangements by Oakey's East Chapel. 977-3909 on June 5, 2000.6

Census Records

1930Dwelling 45, District 12, Maggodee, Franklin Co., Virginia2
1940Dwelling 177, District 81-12, Cave Spring, Roanoke Co., Virginia9

Family 1

James Richard Hurley b. June 17, 1919, d. March 4, 1988
Marriage*Vanola Belle Shilling married James Richard Hurley on April 24, 1938 at Rocky Mount, Franklin Co., Virginia.1,3 
Divorce* Vanola Belle Shilling and James Richard Hurley were divorced on June 15, 1950 at Roanoke, Virginia.7 
Children
  • Carson Monroe Hurley6,3,9
  • Carol Sue Hurley10,3

Family 2

Harold Williamson
Marriage*Vanola Belle Shilling married Harold Williamson on May 27, 1950 at Roanoke Co., Virginia.3,7 
Divorce* Vanola Belle Shilling and Harold Williamson were divorced on December 4, 1980 at Roanoke, Virginia.7 

Citations

  1. [S581] Sylvia Gearheart Albert, Jacob Shilling, Jr. Family of Franklin Co., VA.
  2. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, U.S., Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  4. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Bessie Shilling Maxey obituary in the Oct 26, 1993 edition.
  5. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  6. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Vanola Hurley Williamson obituary in the Jun 5, 2000 edition.
  7. [S5151] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Divorce Records, 1918-2014.
  8. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  9. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  10. [S1416] Sylvia Gearheart Alpert, Gerhart/Gearhart/Gearheart Family History.

James Richard Hurley1,2,3

M, b. June 17, 1919, d. March 4, 1988
     His Social Security Number was 236-07-1513.3 James Richard Hurley was born on June 17, 1919 at Deegans, Fayette Co., West Virginia.3 He married Vanola Belle Shilling, daughter of Coy Otis Shilling and Bessie Ann Gearheart, on April 24, 1938 at Rocky Mount, Franklin Co., Virginia.1,2 James Richard Hurley and Vanola Belle Shilling were divorced on June 15, 1950 at Roanoke, Virginia.4 James Richard Hurley died on March 4, 1988 at age 68.3

Family

Vanola Belle Shilling b. January 26, 1922, d. June 3, 2000
Marriage*He married Vanola Belle Shilling, daughter of Coy Otis Shilling and Bessie Ann Gearheart, on April 24, 1938 at Rocky Mount, Franklin Co., Virginia.1,2 
Divorce* James Richard Hurley and Vanola Belle Shilling were divorced on June 15, 1950 at Roanoke, Virginia.4 
Children
  • Carson Monroe Hurley2
  • Carol Sue Hurley5,2

Citations

  1. [S581] Sylvia Gearheart Albert, Jacob Shilling, Jr. Family of Franklin Co., VA.
  2. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, U.S., Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  3. [S5223] Social Security Administration, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.
  4. [S5151] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Divorce Records, 1918-2014.
  5. [S1416] Sylvia Gearheart Alpert, Gerhart/Gearhart/Gearheart Family History.

Wesley Winfred Shilling1,2

M, b. December 4, 1923
FatherCoy Otis Shilling3,4,5,1 b. July 29, 1896, d. October 4, 1929
MotherBessie Ann Gearheart3,4,5,6,7,8,1 b. April 9, 1898, d. October 24, 1993
     Wesley Winfred Shilling was born on December 4, 1923 at Franklin Co., Virginia.2 He married Eula Louise Mills on January 25, 1945 at Roanoke, Virginia.3,9,5,1 Wesley Winfred Shilling married Viris May Callahan on October 16, 1999 at Roanoke, Virginia.10,1 Wesley Winfred Shilling married Edna Louise Smith on August 1, 2013 at Roanoke Co., Virginia.1

Census Records

1930Dwelling 45, District 12, Maggodee, Franklin Co., Virginia7
1940Dwelling 172, District 34-13, Maggodee, Franklin Co., Virginia8

Family 1

Eula Louise Mills b. April 14, 1926, d. March 13, 1999
Marriage*Wesley Winfred Shilling married Eula Louise Mills on January 25, 1945 at Roanoke, Virginia.3,9,5,1 
Children

Family 2

Viris May Callahan b. June 21, 1926, d. December 29, 2009
Marriage*Wesley Winfred Shilling married Viris May Callahan on October 16, 1999 at Roanoke, Virginia.10,1 

Family 3

Edna Louise Smith
Marriage*Wesley Winfred Shilling married Edna Louise Smith on August 1, 2013 at Roanoke Co., Virginia.1 

Citations

  1. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, U.S., Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  2. [S5152] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, U.S., Birth Records, 1912-2015, Delayed Birth Records, 1721-1920.
  3. [S581] Sylvia Gearheart Albert, Jacob Shilling, Jr. Family of Franklin Co., VA.
  4. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Bessie Shilling Maxey obituary in the Oct 26, 1993 edition.
  5. [S341] Sylvia Gearheart Albert, Mills Families of Floyd and Franklin Counties, VA.
  6. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Thomas Henry Maxey obituary in the Nov 30, 2001 edition.
  7. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Eula Louise Mills Shilling obituary in the Mar 15, 1999 edition.
  10. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Viris May Callahan Shilling obituary in the Dec 30, 2009 edition.
  11. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.