Iva Marie Hall1

F, b. August 23, 1923, d. December 31, 1988
FatherErby Joseph "Jack" Hall2,1,3 b. February 14, 1900, d. July 26, 1971
MotherLena G. Dobbins2,1,3 b. June 28, 1899, d. June 2, 1976
     Her Social Security Number was 226-28-2104.4 Her married name was Sowers.5 Iva Marie Hall and Unknown Sowers were divorced.5 Iva Marie Hall married Unknown Sowers.5 Iva Marie Hall was born on August 23, 1923 at Virginia.4 As of November 24, 1946,her married name was Dickerson.5 She married John E. Dickerson, son of Jennie Dickerson, on November 24, 1946 at Roanoke Co., Virginia.5 Iva Marie Hall died on December 31, 1988 at age 65.4

Census Records

1930Dwelling 432, District 1, Roanoke, Virginia1
1940Dwelling 121, District 32-5, Floyd, Floyd Co., Virginia3

Family 1

Unknown Sowers
Divorce*Iva Marie Hall and Unknown Sowers were divorced.5 
Marriage* Iva Marie Hall married Unknown Sowers.5 

Family 2

John E. Dickerson
Marriage*Iva Marie Hall married John E. Dickerson, son of Jennie Dickerson, on November 24, 1946 at Roanoke Co., Virginia.5 

Citations

  1. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the James Ray Hall obituary in the Mar 18, 1996 edition.
  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. [S13] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 6, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.

James Ray Hall1

M, b. October 23, 1942, d. March 15, 1996
FatherErby Joseph "Jack" Hall1 b. February 14, 1900, d. July 26, 1971
MotherLena G. Dobbins1 b. June 28, 1899, d. June 2, 1976
     James Ray Hall was buried at Jacksonville Burial Ground, Rt. 8, 0.25 miles south of Floyd, Floyd Co., Virginia.1 His Social Security Number was 263-62-9753.2 He married Nancy Hart.1 James Ray Hall was born on October 23, 1942.2 He died on March 15, 1996 at age 53.1,2 He HALL, James Ray, 53, of Hardy, passed away Friday, March 15, 1996. Mr. Hall was a member and former president of Woodmen of the World Lodge #362 in Roanoke and was employed with the Morgan Company of Winchester, Va . He was preceded in death by his parents, Joseph Erby and Lena Dobbins Hall; his brother, Joseph Erby Hall Jr; sister, Marie Hall Dickerson. Surviving are his wife, Nancy Hart Hall; daughters and sons-in-law, Dianne and Matthew Ward of Salem, Revs. Susan and Todd Coon, Mary and Mike Kinkead all of Roanoke, Betsy Hall of Hardy; son, James Ray Hall Jr. of Australia; two grandchildren, Jeremy Kinkead and Josh Ward; sister-in-law, Lorraine Hall of Roanoke; numerous nieces and nephews; one loyal dog, Hoss. Graveside services will be held in Jacksonville Cemetery, Floyd Co. Tuesday, March 19, 1996 at 2 p.m. with the Rev. Mickey Derrow officiating. The family will receive friends Monday from 7 to 9 p.m. at Oakey's North Chapel. on March 18, 1996.1

Family

Nancy Hart
Marriage*He married Nancy Hart.1 
Children
  • Dianne Hall1
  • Rev. Susan Hall1
  • Mary Hall1
  • Betsy Hall1
  • James Ray Hall Jr.1

Citations

  1. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the James Ray Hall obituary in the Mar 18, 1996 edition.
  2. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.

Allen Dillard McBride1,2,3,4

M, b. December 14, 1922, d. May 20, 2014
FatherCharles Lee "Charlie" McBride1,2,5,6,3 b. November 15, 1892, d. June 25, 1986
MotherTida Gertrude Hall1,2,5,6,3 b. October 23, 1903, d. September 21, 1981
     Allen Dillard McBride was buried at Overlook Cemetery, Eden, Rockingham Co., North Carolina.7,8 He Allen Dillard McBride, 91, a devoted husband, father and grandfather, passed away Tuesday evening, May 20, 2014, at Morehead Memorial Hospital. A funeral service will be held at 2 PM on Friday, May 23, at Fair Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow in Overlook Cemetery with military honors being performed by Rockingham County Honor Guard. Mr. McBride was born December 14, 1922 in Draper, NC, son of the late Charlie Lee and Tida Gertrude Hall McBride. He was a World War II US Navy veteran and a proud member of the Navy Seabees. Mr. McBride served in the South Pacific and other islands during his tours of duty. On September 18, 2010 he was on the Triad Flight of Honor to Washington, DC with other World War II veterans. He was a retiree of E. I. DuPont in Martinsville, VA. Mr. McBride was a member and deacon of Sardis Primitive Baptist Church in Madison. He is survived by his wife of almost 64 years, Charlotte Thomas McBride of the home; two daughters, Denise Hill of Eden and Linda Lipford of King, NC; three grandchildren, Sandy Stroud, Kevin Lipford and Kory Lipford; two great-grandchildren, Ryan and Peyton Todd; and brother, Evenor "Mac" Lee McBride of Stoneville. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brothers, Arlie O'Neal "Feet" McBride and James T. "Toody" McBride.3 He was born on December 14, 1922 at Draper, Rockingham Co., North Carolina.2,8,7,3 He married Charlotte I. Thomas on June 1, 1950 at Eden, Rockingham Co., North Carolina.9,3,4 Allen Dillard McBride died on May 20, 2014 at Eden, Rockingham Co., North Carolina, at age 91.3,7,8

Census Records

1930Dwelling 207, District 7, Leaksville, Rockingham Co., North Carolina1
1940Dwelling 164, District 79-8, Leaksville, Rockingham Co., North Carolina6

Family

Charlotte I. Thomas b. August 3, 1928, d. September 17, 2016
Marriage*Allen Dillard McBride married Charlotte I. Thomas on June 1, 1950 at Eden, Rockingham Co., North Carolina.9,3,4 
Children
  • Denise Gail McBride2,3,4
  • Linda Anne McBride2,3,4

Citations

  1. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S998] North Carolina State Archives, North Carolina Birth Index, 1800-2000.
  3. [S7433] Fair Funeral Home, online ww.fairfuneralhome.com, From the Allen Dillard McBride obituary.
  4. [S1784] Greensboro News & Record, From the Charlotte Thomas McBride obituary in the Sep 19, 2016 edition.
  5. [S619] News-Record, From the James Trudell McBride obituary in the Mar 11, 2005 edition.
  6. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  8. [S5306] Overlook Cemetery, Rockingham Co., NC, online http://www.findagrave.com/
  9. [S999] Unknown compiler, North Carolina, Marriage Index, 1741-2004.

James Trudell "Trudy" McBride1,2,3

M, b. June 8, 1925, d. March 9, 2005
FatherCharles Lee "Charlie" McBride1,2,3,4,5 b. November 15, 1892, d. June 25, 1986
MotherTida Gertrude Hall1,2,3,4,5 b. October 23, 1903, d. September 21, 1981
     James Trudell "Trudy" McBride was buried at Ridgeview Memorial Gardens, Eden, Rockingham Co., North Carolina.3 His Social Security Number was 242-28-9669.6 He married Dorothy Lee Reid.3 James Trudell "Trudy" McBride was born on June 8, 1925 at Spray, Rockingham Co., North Carolina.3,6 He died on March 9, 2005 at Eden, Rockingham Co., North Carolina, at age 79.3,6 He EDEN— James "Tudy" Trudell McBride, 79, of 1142 Harris Street, died Wednesday, March 9, 2005, at Morehead Nursing Center. A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at Ridgeview Memorial Gardens. Mr. McBride was born in Spray to the late Charlie L. and Tida Hall McBride. He was a member of the Church of the Epiphany. Mr. McBride served in the U.S. Merchant Marines during World War II and later served his country again in the U.S. Army. He was retired from E.I. Dupont Inc., in Martinsville, Va. Surviving are wife Dorothy Reid McBride of the home; son James "Kenny" McBride of the home; brothers, Allen McBride and wife Charlotte of Eden and Evonor "Mac" McBride and wife Dorothy of Stoneville. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. today at Fair Funeral Home and other times at the home. Memorial donations may be made to Church of the Epiphany, 538 Henry Street, Eden, NC 27288 or Leaksville Christian Church, 1010 Washington Street, Eden, NC 27288. on March 11, 2005.3

Census Records

1930Dwelling 207, District 7, Leaksville, Rockingham Co., North Carolina1
1940Dwelling 164, District 79-8, Leaksville, Rockingham Co., North Carolina4

Family

Dorothy Lee Reid b. June 6, 1928, d. March 13, 2007
Marriage*James Trudell "Trudy" McBride married Dorothy Lee Reid.3 
Child
  • James Kenneth "Kenny" McBride3,7,2

Citations

  1. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S998] North Carolina State Archives, North Carolina Birth Index, 1800-2000.
  3. [S619] News-Record, From the James Trudell McBride obituary in the Mar 11, 2005 edition.
  4. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S7433] Fair Funeral Home, online ww.fairfuneralhome.com, From the Allen Dillard McBride obituary.
  6. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  7. [S619] News-Record, From the Dorothy Lee Reid McBride obituary in the Mar 15, 2007 edition.

Josephine Mahala Conner1,2,3

F, b. August 12, 1911, d. January 24, 1994
FatherValentine Thrash Conner4,2,3 b. May 22, 1853, d. October 11, 1925
MotherKate Elma "Hatta" Tice4,1,5,6,2,3 b. September 22, 1872, d. July 20, 1954
     Her Social Security Number was 218-24-0014.3 Her married name was Daily.3 Josephine Mahala Conner married Unknown Daily.3 Josephine Mahala Conner was born on August 12, 1911 at Copper Hill, Floyd Co., Virginia.2,3 She died on January 24, 1994 at Narberth, Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania, at age 82.3

Census Records

1920Dwelling 314, District 127, Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia4
1930Dwelling 311, District 10, Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia1
1940Dwelling 58, District 81-20, Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia6

Occupation

1940Teacher6

Family

Unknown Daily
Marriage*Josephine Mahala Conner married Unknown Daily.3 

Citations

  1. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S5152] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Birth Records, 1864-2014.
  3. [S5223] Social Security Administration, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.
  4. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S345] Bluefield Daily Telegraph, From the Harry Bills Conner obituary in the Aug 9, 1936 edition.
  6. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.

Eva Nancy "Nannie" Poage1,2,3,4

F, b. May 28, 1908, d. November 23, 1983
FatherCharles Luther "Charley" Poage1,3,4,5 b. August 6, 1882, d. August 10, 1958
MotherNettie R. Wilson1,3,4,5 b. July 22, 1887, d. March 16, 1974
     Eva Nancy "Nannie" Poage was buried at Restvale Cemetery, Rt. 221, Check, Floyd Co., Virginia.6,7 She COPPER HILL - Mrs. Eva Poage Hall, 68, died Wednesday, November 23, 1983, in a Salem hospital. Surviving are one daughter, Mrs. Glenn (Nancy) Peters, Copper Hill; one sister, Mrs. Virginia Davis, Roanoke; two grandchildren; Larry Wayne Peters and Carole Ann Peters, both of Copper Hill. Funeral was Saturday, November 26, at the Maberry Funeral Home Chapel with Elder Roy Agee offidating. Burlal was in Restvale Cemetery.7 She was born on May 28, 1908 at Floyd Co., Virginia; Even though her gravestone lists her birth date as May 28, 1915, she was enumerated as being about two years of age in the 1910 census. I am making an educated guess of her true birth date.6,1,3 She married Eldridge William Hall, son of John William "Bill" Hall and Octavia Aldridge, on October 26, 1932 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,6,8 As of October 26, 1932,her married name was Hall. Eva Nancy "Nannie" Poage died on November 23, 1983 at Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia, at age 75.6,7

Census Records

1910Dwelling 155, District 52, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia3
1920Dwelling 60, District 98, Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia4
1930Dwelling 169, District 9, Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia5
1940Dwelling 4, District 32-15, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia9

Family

Eldridge William Hall b. April 15, 1900, d. April 6, 1981
Marriage*Eva Nancy "Nannie" Poage married Eldridge William Hall, son of John William "Bill" Hall and Octavia Aldridge, on October 26, 1932 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,6,8 
Child
  • Nancy Marie Hall2,7,8,9

Citations

  1. [S12] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 5, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S13] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 6, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  3. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S104] Billy and Juanita Grice, Cemeteries in Floyd County.
  7. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, From the Eva Poage Hall obituary in an unknown newspaper.
  8. [S116] Floyd Press, From the Eldridge William Hall obituary in the Apr 9, 1981 edition.
  9. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.

Lewis Nathan Hall1,2

M, b. May 1, 1912, d. May 24, 1994
FatherIra David Hall2,3,4 b. December 23, 1844, d. February 7, 1935
MotherMatilda Ann Conner2,3,4,5 b. October 13, 1876, d. September 21, 1956
     His Social Security Number was 227-34-4807.6 Lewis Nathan Hall was buried at Head of the River Cemetery (also known as Salem Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery), Rt. 221, Check, Floyd Co., Virginia.1,7 He was born on May 1, 1912 at Floyd Co., Virginia.6,2 He married Versie Leaona Aldridge, daughter of George Wellington Aldridge and Artie Florence Hale, on October 13, 1951 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2 Lewis Nathan Hall and Versie Leaona Aldridge were divorced on December 12, 1973 at Floyd Co., Virginia.8 Lewis Nathan Hall died on May 24, 1994 at Check, Floyd Co., Virginia, at age 82.6,1 He HALL, Lewis Nathan, 82, of Check, passed away Tuesday, May 24, 1994, at his home. He is survived by a niece, Mrs. Margie Hunley of Roanoke. Graveside services will be 2 p.m. Friday at the Salem Cemetery (Head of The River), Copper Hill. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the Maberry Funeral Home, Floyd. on May 26, 1994.1

Census Records

1920Dwelling 118, District 100, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia3
1930Dwelling 148, District 11, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia4
1940Dwelling 12, District 32-14, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia5

Occupation

1940Farmer5

Family

Versie Leaona Aldridge b. July 27, 1924, d. April 12, 2009
Marriage*Lewis Nathan Hall married Versie Leaona Aldridge, daughter of George Wellington Aldridge and Artie Florence Hale, on October 13, 1951 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2 
Divorce* Lewis Nathan Hall and Versie Leaona Aldridge were divorced on December 12, 1973 at Floyd Co., Virginia.8 

Citations

  1. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Lewis Nathan Hall obituary in the May 26, 1994 edition.
  2. [S13] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 6, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  3. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 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. [S5151] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Divorce Records, 1918-2014.

Pearl Gay Hall1

F, b. April 25, 1915, d. September 22, 1990
FatherLeonard Hamilton Hall2,3,4,1 b. February 4, 1890, d. September 15, 1963
MotherJessie B. "Josie" Price2,3,4,1 b. March 15, 1893, d. August 21, 1982
     Her Social Security Number was 224-24-9945.5 Pearl Gay Hall was buried at Huffville Union Church Cemetery, Terrys Fork, Floyd Co., Virginia.6,7 She married Phillip Frank Roop, son of George Frank Roop and Lonnie Annie Gearheart.7 Her married name was Roop. Pearl Gay Hall was born on April 25, 1915 at Floyd Co., Virginia.5,6,2 She married Harless Talmidge "Harlie" Vest, son of Lemuel Green "Lem" Vest and Maude Ellen Kingrea, on July 16, 1931 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2 As of July 16, 1931,her married name was Vest. Pearl Gay Hall died on September 22, 1990 at Radford, Virginia, at age 75.5,6,7,8 She CHRISTIANSBURG - Pearl Vest Roop, age 75, of Route 2, died Saturday evening, September 22, 1990, in a Radford nursing home. Surviving are her husband, Phillip Frank Roop; six daughters, Claudine McGuire, Helen Sames, Josephine Nunley, Velma Gibson, Anne Criner, all of Christiansburg; Linda Thompson, Blacksburg; four sisters, Eunice Muncy, Floyd; Wanda Royal, Eva Hall, both of Christiansburg; Nannie Belle Bower, Roanoke; four brothers, Brainard Hall, Lloyd Hall, both of Christiansburg; Junior Hall, Riner; Raymond Hall, Roanoke; 14 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren. The funeral will be at 1:00 p.m. Monday from the Bible Baptist Church conducted by the Rev. Dusty Etter and the Rev. Wallace Yopp. Interment will follow in the Huffville Cemetery, Floyd County. Arrangements are being handled by the Richardson-Horne Funeral Home. on September 24, 1990.7

Census Records

1920Dwelling 49, District 98, Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia4
1930Dwelling 87, District 11, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia1
1940Dwelling 138, District 32-15, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia9

Family 1

Phillip Frank Roop b. September 5, 1921, d. June 25, 2005
Marriage*Pearl Gay Hall married Phillip Frank Roop, son of George Frank Roop and Lonnie Annie Gearheart.7 

Family 2

Harless Talmidge "Harlie" Vest b. July 31, 1911, d. December 12, 1973
Marriage*Pearl Gay Hall married Harless Talmidge "Harlie" Vest, son of Lemuel Green "Lem" Vest and Maude Ellen Kingrea, on July 16, 1931 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2 
Children

Citations

  1. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S12] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 5, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  3. [S102] Roanoke Times, from the Nan B. Palmer Basham obituary in the Apr 6, 2006 edition.
  4. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  6. [S292] Rena Worthen & Margarette Tynan, Floyd Co. Virginia Cemetery Inscriptions, Volume 1.
  7. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Pearl Vest Roop obituary in the Sep 24, 1990 edition.
  8. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  9. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  10. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Claudine Vest McGuyer obituary in the Jan 25, 2002 edition.
  11. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Helen Vest Sames Acord obituary in the Jul 3, 2005 edition.
  12. [S98] Erma Conner Sowers, Descendants of Littleberry Vest.
  13. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  14. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Anne Elizabeth Vest obituary in the Jul 2, 2014 edition.
  15. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Linda Vest Bower obituary in the Jun 2, 2019 edition.

Brainard William Hall1,2,3

M, b. September 4, 1918, d. November 16, 2006
FatherLeonard Hamilton Hall1,4,2,3,5,6,7 b. February 4, 1890, d. September 15, 1963
MotherJessie B. "Josie" Price1,4,2,3,5,6,7 b. March 15, 1893, d. August 21, 1982
     His Social Security Number was 228-16-1300.8 Brainard William Hall was buried at Roselawn Memorial Gardens, 2880 North Franklin Street, Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia.2 He was born on September 4, 1918 at Pilot, Montgomery Co., Virginia.3,8 He married Marie Wright, daughter of William A. "Archie" Wright Sr. and Lelia Rose Underwood, on March 5, 1946 at Riner, Montgomery Co., Virginia.3 Brainard William Hall married Bertie Kate Martin circa 1956.9 Brainard William Hall died on November 16, 2006 at Virginia at age 88.2,8 He Brainard William Hall, 88, of Christiansburg, passed away Thursday, November 16, 2006. He was a World War II Veteran having proudly served in the U.S. Army for more than eight years. He was a charter member of Faith Christian Church and retired from G. E. with 26 years of service. He was the son of the late Leonard Hamlin and Josie Price Hall. He leaves to cherish his memory his wife of 50 years, Bertie Kate Hall; daughters and sons-in-law, Sandra H. and Larry Knowles of Riner, Carol Sue and Tim Acord of Floyd, Shirley and Dick Helvey of Sophia, N.C., Kay and Jack Reynolds of Winter Garden, Fla; grandchildren, Richard Woolwine, Teresa Woolwine, Vicki Wall, Rhonda Flowers, Andrew Hodge, Justin Hodge, Katie Acord, Micah Acord, Tina Williams, Garry Helvey, Nicole Wolfrey, Shane Reynolds; 18 greatgrandchildren; two great-greatgrandchildren; brother, Lloyd Hall of Christiansburg; and sister, Wanna Thomas of Blacksburg. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday, November 18, 2006 at the Horne Funeral Home in Christiansburg. Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday, November 19, 2006 at the Faith Christian Church in Christiansburg with Pastor Clyde George officiating. Interment will follow in Roselawn Memorial Gardens with military graveside rites by VFW Post #7854. The Hall Family is being served by Horne Funeral Service, Christiansburg, 382-2612. Online condolences may be sent by visiting www.hornefuneralservice.com on November 18, 2006.2

Census Records

1920Dwelling 49, District 98, Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia5
1930Dwelling 87, District 11, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia6
1940Dwelling 15, District 32-11, Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia7

Occupation

1940Farm laborer7

Family 1

Child
  • Sandra Darlene Hall2,10

Family 2

Marie Wright
Marriage*Brainard William Hall married Marie Wright, daughter of William A. "Archie" Wright Sr. and Lelia Rose Underwood, on March 5, 1946 at Riner, Montgomery Co., Virginia.3 

Family 3

Bertie Kate Martin b. July 13, 1920, d. September 21, 2011
Marriage*Brainard William Hall married Bertie Kate Martin circa 1956.9 
Children
  • Carol Sue Hall2,9
  • Shirley Ann Hall2,9
  • Kay Francis Hall2,9

Citations

  1. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Pearl Vest Roop obituary in the Sep 24, 1990 edition.
  2. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Brainard William Hall obituary in the Nov 18, 2006 edition.
  3. [S557] VA Montgomery Co., Register 3, Montgomery Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  4. [S102] Roanoke Times, from the Nan B. Palmer Basham obituary in the Apr 6, 2006 edition.
  5. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  9. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Bertie Kate Martin Hall obituary in the Sep 23, 2011 edition.
  10. [S904] VA Montgomery Co., Register 13, Montgomery Co., VA Marriage Records.

Vaden Hamblain Hall1

M, b. January 24, 1917
FatherLeonard Hamilton Hall2 b. February 4, 1890, d. September 15, 1963
MotherJessie B. "Josie" Price2 b. March 15, 1893, d. August 21, 1982
     Vaden Hamblain Hall was born on January 24, 1917 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1

Census Records

1920Dwelling 49, District 98, Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia2

Citations

  1. [S5152] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Birth Records, 1864-2014.
  2. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.

Nancy Gardenia "Denie" Blackwell1,2

F, b. May 10, 1872, d. April 8, 1929
FatherEli Fliger Blackwell1,2 b. March 14, 1844, d. September 25, 1916
MotherSarah Catherine Lawrence1,2 b. September 6, 1846, d. October 27, 1926
     Nancy Gardenia "Denie" Blackwell was buried at Wilson Cemetery, Daniel's Run Road (Rt. 661), Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia.3,4 She was born on May 10, 1872 at Virginia; The tombstone has an incorrect birth date of May 10, 1873.4,2 She married Horatio R. "Rush" Board, son of Henry M. Board and Ona "Onie" Richards, on December 22, 1892 at Floyd Co., Virginia.5,1,2 As of December 22, 1892,her married name was Board. Nancy Gardenia "Denie" Blackwell died on April 8, 1929 at Floyd Co., Virginia, at age 56.3,4,2,6

Census Records

1890Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia7

Family

Horatio R. "Rush" Board b. December 1, 1874, d. June 10, 1961
Marriage*Nancy Gardenia "Denie" Blackwell married Horatio R. "Rush" Board, son of Henry M. Board and Ona "Onie" Richards, on December 22, 1892 at Floyd Co., Virginia.5,1,2 
Children

Citations

  1. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S331] William Lindsay Lawrence, Judy G. Blackwell, Erma C. Sowers, and Mabel Collins Willis Ora Belle Mayberry McColeman, Descendants of Elder John Lawrence.
  3. [S292] Rena Worthen & Margarette Tynan, Floyd Co. Virginia Cemetery Inscriptions, Volume 1.
  4. [S920] Paul Craghead, Wilson Cemetery, Floyd Co., VA.
  5. [S134] Granddaughter Alice V. Thomas, granddaughter-in-law Mrs. Lala Vest Rev. Peter R. Vest, Rev. Peter R. Vest Files.
  6. [S1569] Funeral records of Mr. Marion Thomas Hall, online http://www.rootsweb.com/~vafloyd/recordsofmarionthomashall.htm
  7. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  9. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Edith Attaway Board obituary in the May 23, 2007 edition.
  10. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  11. [S12] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 5, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  12. [S5152] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Birth Records, 1864-2014.

Clara Frances Light1,2

F, b. August 28, 1911, d. December 21, 1981
FatherJoseph Owen Light1,3,2 b. August 31, 1856, d. January 31, 1927
MotherSarah Amanda Hale1,3,2 b. April 21, 1870, d. November 30, 1922
     Clara Frances Light was buried at Harford Memorial Gardens, 3839 Aldino Road, Aberdeen, Harford Co., Maryland.2 Her Social Security Number was 218-01-5113.4 She married Norris V. Jackson.2 Her married name was Jackson.2 Clara Frances Light was born on August 28, 1911 at Virginia.3,4 She died on December 21, 1981 at Havre de Grace, Harford Co., Maryland, at age 70.2 She HAVRE DE GRACE, MARYLAND -- Clara Frances Light Jackson, 70, of Havre de Grace, Maryland, died December 21, 1981, at the Citizens Nursing Home. A retired dietician, she was born in Virginia, a daughter of Joseph Owen and Amanda Hale Light and the wife of Norris V. Jackson. She is survived by one son, Robert N. Jackson; two daughters, Helen Bittle and Georgia Cox, both of Havre de Grace; four sisters, Flora Zeigler, Perryville, Maryland, Bertha Dulaney, Quincey, Ill., Beatrice Johnson, Chicago, Ill., Josie Lawrence, Christiansburg. Services were conducted December 23, by the Reverend John Pattan at Mitchell Funeral Home in Havre de Grace, followed by interment in Harford Memorial Gardens. on January 21, 1982.2

Census Records

1920Dwelling 91, District 98, Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia3

Family

Norris V. Jackson
Marriage*Clara Frances Light married Norris V. Jackson.2 
Children
  • Robert N. Jackson2
  • Helen Jackson2
  • Georgia Jackson2

Citations

  1. [S49] Jr. Howard G. Spradlin, "Joseph Owen Light," e-mail to Scott Schaffer, May 30, 2003.
  2. [S116] Floyd Press, From the Clara Frances Light Jackson obituary in the Jan 21, 1982 edition.
  3. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.

Mary Ann Poff1,2,3

F, b. September 17, 1912, d. August 28, 1984
FatherCharles William "Charlie" Poff3,2,4,5,6 b. February 24, 1873, d. June 28, 1941
MotherLausa Ann "Louisa" Hodge3,2,4,5,6 b. February 18, 1882, d. June 11, 1963
     Mary Ann Poff was buried at Beaver Creek Church of the Brethren Cemetery, 409 Ridgeview Road NW, off Rt. 8 N, Floyd Co., Virginia.1,6 Her Social Security Number was 223-30-3341.7 She was born on September 17, 1912 at Floyd Co., Virginia.3,1,2,7,6 She married Benjamin Cury Alderman, son of Amos Wilson Alderman and Liona V. Sutphin, on September 25, 1931 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,1,8,6 As of September 25, 1931,her married name was Alderman. Mary Ann Poff died on August 28, 1984 at Blacksburg, Virginia, at age 71.3,1,6

Census Records

1920Dwelling 102, District 98, Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia4
1930Dwelling 172, District 1, Alum Ridge, Floyd Co., Virginia5
1940Dwelling 28, District 32-8, Court House District, Floyd Co., Virginia9

Family

Benjamin Cury Alderman b. May 10, 1910, d. April 23, 1977
Marriage*Mary Ann Poff married Benjamin Cury Alderman, son of Amos Wilson Alderman and Liona V. Sutphin, on September 25, 1931 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,1,8,6 
Children

Citations

  1. [S225] Mary Conner Williams, Beaver Creek Cemetery.
  2. [S12] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 5, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  3. [S38] Ronnie Neal Graham, "Descendants of William J. Poff," e-mail to Scott Schaffer, May 13, 2003.
  4. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  7. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  8. [S116] Floyd Press, From the Benjaman Alderman obituary in the Apr 28, 1977 edition.
  9. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  10. [S13] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 6, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.

Thomas Willard Moran1,2

M, b. April 8, 1890, d. May, 1971
     Thomas Willard Moran was born on April 8, 1890 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,3 He married Sarah Wilma Kelley on July 30, 1912 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2 Thomas Willard Moran died in May, 1971 at Roanoke, Virginia, at age 81.1

Family

Sarah Wilma Kelley b. 1894, d. May, 1965
Marriage*He married Sarah Wilma Kelley on July 30, 1912 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2 
Child

Citations

  1. [S1007] Paula Kelley Ward, "O'Kelley - Seven Generations of Descendants," e-mail to Scott Schaffer, Dec 17, 2003.
  2. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  3. [S533] National Archives and Records Administration, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-18.
  4. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Dollie Emaline Moran Finney obituary in the Jul 24, 2004 edition.
  5. [S13] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 6, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  6. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  7. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.

Beulah Ella May Poff1,2,3

F, b. October 2, 1916, d. September 18, 2002
FatherCharles William "Charlie" Poff2,4,5 b. February 24, 1873, d. June 28, 1941
MotherLausa Ann "Louisa" Hodge2,4,5 b. February 18, 1882, d. June 11, 1963
     Beulah Ella May Poff was buried at Huffville Union Church Cemetery, Terrys Fork, Floyd Co., Virginia.1 Her Social Security Number was 231-16-1519.6 She married Bill Hyatt.2 Beulah Ella May Poff was born on October 2, 1916 at Floyd Co., Virginia.6,3 As of November 1, 1941,her married name was Hyatt.2 She died on September 18, 2002 at St. Paul, Minnesota, at age 85.1,6 She HYATT, Beulah Poff, 85, formerly of Floyd, passed away Wednesday, September 18, 2002 in St. Paul, Minn. Surviving is a sister, Lillian A. Ries, of St. Paul; as well as several nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be Monday 1 p.m. at Wood Funeral Home in Floyd with Mr. Mitchell Floyd officiating. Interment in the Huffville Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends 4 to 9 p.m. Sunday at Wood Funeral Home. on September 22, 2002.1

Census Records

1920Dwelling 102, District 98, Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia4
1930Dwelling 172, District 1, Alum Ridge, Floyd Co., Virginia5

Family 1

Bill Hyatt
Marriage*Beulah Ella May Poff married Bill Hyatt.2 

Family 2

Child

Citations

  1. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Beulah Poff Hyatt obituary in the Sep 22, 2002 edition.
  2. [S38] Ronnie Neal Graham, "Descendants of William J. Poff," e-mail to Scott Schaffer, May 13, 2003.
  3. [S5152] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Birth Records, 1864-2014.
  4. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  7. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.

John Jackson Hall1,2,3

M, b. January 15, 1907, d. May 31, 1986
FatherMarcus Felix "Mark" "Marx" "Marks" Hall1,2,4,5,3 b. February 7, 1877, d. February 22, 1957
MotherMary Della Wilson1,2,4,5,3 b. February 12, 1884, d. September 7, 1973
     John Jackson Hall was buried at Hall Cemetery, Rt. 680, 1.4 miles from Rt. 860, 0.5 miles into a corn field, Copper Hill, Floyd Co., Virginia.3 He was born on January 15, 1907 at Virginia.3 He died on May 31, 1986 at Danville, Virginia, at age 79.3

Census Records

1910Dwelling 28, District 50, Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia1
1920Dwelling 104, District 98, Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia2
1930Dwelling 60, District 7, Cave Spring, Roanoke Co., Virginia4
1940Dwelling 154, District 32-14, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia5

Occupation

1930Hired laborer4
1940Farm laborer5

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. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.

William Taylor "Bill" Hall1,2

M, b. March 14, 1913, d. October 17, 1995
FatherMarcus Felix "Mark" "Marx" "Marks" Hall3,2 b. February 7, 1877, d. February 22, 1957
MotherMary Della Wilson3,2 b. February 12, 1884, d. September 7, 1973
     His Social Security Number was 227-44-8772.4 William Taylor "Bill" Hall was buried at Hall Cemetery, Rt. 680, 1.4 miles from Rt. 860, 0.5 miles into a corn field, Copper Hill, Floyd Co., Virginia.1 He was born on March 14, 1913 at Floyd Co., Virginia.4,2 He married Ruth Hodges, daughter of William Joseph "Will" Hodges and Arista Hester "Risseay" "Hettie" Conner, on August 11, 1937 at Floyd Co., Virginia.5,6,2 William Taylor "Bill" Hall died on October 17, 1995 at Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia, at age 82.1 He HALL, William Taylor, ("Bill"), 82, of Copper Hill, died Tuesday, October 17, 1995, in a Salem hospital. Surviving are his wife, Ruth H. Hall, Copper Hill; a sister, Gay Craighead, Roanoke; a brother Ira ("Pete") Hall, Copper Hill, and several nieces and nephews. Graveside services will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday in the Hall family cemetery, with the Rev. Loren Kempa officiating. The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at Wood Funeral Home in Floyd. on October 18, 1995.1

Census Records

1920Dwelling 104, District 98, Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia3
1940Dwelling 194, District 81-13, Cave Spring, Roanoke Co., Virginia7

Occupation

1940Farm laborer7

Family

Ruth Hodges b. October 19, 1916, d. November 1, 2008
Marriage*William Taylor "Bill" Hall married Ruth Hodges, daughter of William Joseph "Will" Hodges and Arista Hester "Risseay" "Hettie" Conner, on August 11, 1937 at Floyd Co., Virginia.5,6,2 

Citations

  1. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the William Taylor Hall obituary in the Oct 18, 1995 edition.
  2. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  3. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  5. [S12] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 5, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  6. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Ruth Hodges Hall obituary in the Nov 3, 2008 edition.
  7. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.

Claude Harris1,2,3

M, b. March 18, 1895
     Claude Harris was born on March 18, 1895 at Little Mountain, South Carolina.3 He married Audrey Arbell Carr, daughter of John Walter Carr and Tida Peredine Woodward, on June 12, 1927 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1

Census Records

1930Dwelling 392, District 33, Eau Claire, Richland Co., South Carolina4
1940Dwelling 2, District 81-13, Cave Spring, Roanoke Co., Virginia5

Occupation

1930Life insurance salesman4
1940Clothing salesman5

Family

Audrey Arbell Carr b. August 31, 1906, d. June 20, 1992
Marriage*Claude Harris married Audrey Arbell Carr, daughter of John Walter Carr and Tida Peredine Woodward, on June 12, 1927 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1 
Children
  • Marcheta Harris2,5,4
  • Teresa Murlene Harris2,5,4
  • Delores Harris2,5

Citations

  1. [S12] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 5, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Audrey Carr Harris obituary in the Jun 22, 1992 edition.
  3. [S1253] Selective Service System United States, U.S. World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942.
  4. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.

Captain Robert Edwin Miles1,2,3

M, b. December 8, 1839, d. December 5, 1942
     Captain Robert Edwin Miles was buried at Piedmont Cemetery, Rt. 11 to Shawsville, turn at nursing home, Rt. 637, about 8 miles on the left, Montgomery Co., Virginia; His tombstone reads "CAPT CS ARMY CIVIL WAR."4,5 He was born on December 8, 1839 at Pigg River, Franklin Co., Virginia; The funeral home records have a birth date of Dec 8, 1837.4,3,2,5 He married Abigail Smith, daughter of Byrd/Bird Smith and Lydia Ann Iddings, on December 13, 1860 at Floyd Co., Virginia.3,6,5 Captain Robert Edwin Miles died on December 5, 1942 at Montgomery Co., Virginia, at age 102.4,5

Census Records

1860Dwelling 353, Floyd Co., VirginiaEnumerated in the household of Jacob Prillaman7
1890Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia8

Family

Abigail Smith b. October 19, 1836, d. November 30, 1927
Marriage*Captain Robert Edwin Miles married Abigail Smith, daughter of Byrd/Bird Smith and Lydia Ann Iddings, on December 13, 1860 at Floyd Co., Virginia.3,6,5 
Children

Citations

  1. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the James Russell Miles obituary in the Oct 20, 1994 edition.
  2. [S349] Erma C. Sowers, A Report on the Descendants of Henry Iddings and Abigail Richardson.
  3. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  4. [S240] Ruth G. Hale & Glenna G. Garner, Piedmont Cemetery, Montgomery Co., VA.
  5. [S1698] Unknown compiler, Records of Death - Book 19, Grant Bryant Funeral Home Records Dec 5, 1936 - Oct 21, 1944.
  6. [S1693] W. W. Likens, Records of Death - Book 13, Grant Bryant Funeral Home Records Oct 16, 1925 - Jan 31, 1933.
  7. [S301] National Archives and Records Administration, 1860 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.
  10. [S1690] W. W. Likens, Records of Death - Book 7, Grant Bryant Funeral Home Records Jan 1, 1921 - Aug 31, 1922.
  11. [S18] James R. & Sebert L. Sisson, Descendants of the Ludlow B. Sisson Family, Third Edition.
  12. [S926] Genevieve Henderson, Preston Edward Simpson.
  13. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  14. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the James H. Miles death certificate.

Abigail Smith1,2,3

F, b. October 19, 1836, d. November 30, 1927
FatherByrd/Bird Smith2,1,3 b. July 15, 1809, d. February 22, 1896
MotherLydia Ann Iddings1,2,3 b. March 23, 1814, d. October 12, 1884
     Abigail Smith was buried at Piedmont Cemetery, Rt. 11 to Shawsville, turn at nursing home, Rt. 637, about 8 miles on the left, Montgomery Co., Virginia.4,3 She was born on October 19, 1836 at Floyd Co., Virginia.4,2,1,3 She married Captain Robert Edwin Miles on December 13, 1860 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,3,5 As of December 13, 1860,her married name was Miles. Abigail Smith died on November 30, 1927 at Montgomery Co., Virginia, at age 91.4,1,3

Census Records

1890Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia6

Family

Captain Robert Edwin Miles b. December 8, 1839, d. December 5, 1942
Marriage*Abigail Smith married Captain Robert Edwin Miles on December 13, 1860 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,3,5 
Children

Citations

  1. [S349] Erma C. Sowers, A Report on the Descendants of Henry Iddings and Abigail Richardson.
  2. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  3. [S1693] W. W. Likens, Records of Death - Book 13, Grant Bryant Funeral Home Records Oct 16, 1925 - Jan 31, 1933.
  4. [S240] Ruth G. Hale & Glenna G. Garner, Piedmont Cemetery, Montgomery Co., VA.
  5. [S1698] Unknown compiler, Records of Death - Book 19, Grant Bryant Funeral Home Records Dec 5, 1936 - Oct 21, 1944.
  6. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S1690] W. W. Likens, Records of Death - Book 7, Grant Bryant Funeral Home Records Jan 1, 1921 - Aug 31, 1922.
  9. [S18] James R. & Sebert L. Sisson, Descendants of the Ludlow B. Sisson Family, Third Edition.
  10. [S926] Genevieve Henderson, Preston Edward Simpson.
  11. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  12. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the James H. Miles death certificate.

Hazel Belle Belcher1,2

F, b. July 29, 1905, d. November 3, 1993
     Her Social Security Number was 213-42-7925.3 Hazel Belle Belcher married James Russell Miles, son of James Henry Miles and Nellie Ward Poff.1 Her married name was Miles. Hazel Belle Belcher was born on July 29, 1905.3,2 She died on November 3, 1993 at Brevard Co., Florida, at age 88.3,2

Family

James Russell Miles b. July 23, 1908, d. October 15, 1994
Marriage*She married James Russell Miles, son of James Henry Miles and Nellie Ward Poff.1 
Children
  • James Henry Miles Jr.1
  • Joseph Miles1
  • Dr. Thomas P. Miles1

Citations

  1. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the James Russell Miles obituary in the Oct 20, 1994 edition.
  2. [S417] Florida Health Department, Florida Death Index,1877-1998.
  3. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.

Emma Ruth Coates1,2,3,4

F, b. July 10, 1915
FatherCharles McKinley Coates Sr.1,2,3,4 b. January 9, 1860, d. December 13, 1940
MotherMonia Ruth "Mona" Poff1,2,4 b. May 5, 1885, d. March 23, 1977
     Emma Ruth Coates was born on July 10, 1915 at Floyd Co., Virginia.5 As of January 2, 1937,her married name was Janney.4 She married Allen Janney on January 2, 1937 at Floyd Co., Virginia.4 As of July 8, 1969,her married name was Epperly.4 Emma Ruth Coates married Wilbur Henry "Abb" Epperly, son of Ludward Lee Epperly and Elsie Jane Perry, on July 8, 1969 at Clifton Forge, Alleghany Co., Virginia.4 Emma Ruth Coates FAYETTEVILLE - A Fayette County woman shot her sleeping husband to death following a family dispute and then turned the 12-gauge shotgun on herself, suffering critical internal wounds in the chest, deputies said. Wilbur H. Epperly died on his couch when shot once in the head by his wife Emma, who then shot herself in the left side Fayette Chief deputy H. E. Janney said. She was in critical condition this morning at Oak Hill Hospital. None of the couple's children were present, Janney said. No charges have been filed pending completion of an investigation. The body has been taken to Dodd-Payne Funeral Home here, where arrangements have not been made. on October 9, 1976.6

Census Records

1920Dwelling 75, District 100, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia1
1930Dwelling 121, District 12, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia2

Family 1

Allen Janney b. circa 1913
Marriage*Emma Ruth Coates married Allen Janney on January 2, 1937 at Floyd Co., Virginia.4 

Family 2

Wilbur Henry "Abb" Epperly b. June 14, 1921, d. October 9, 1976
Marriage*Emma Ruth Coates married Wilbur Henry "Abb" Epperly, son of Ludward Lee Epperly and Elsie Jane Perry, on July 8, 1969 at Clifton Forge, Alleghany Co., Virginia.4 
Children
  • Frederick Arnold Epperly7
  • Robert David Epperly7

Citations

  1. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S116] Floyd Press, From the Ruby C. Alvord obituary in the Jan 31, 2013 edition.
  4. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  5. [S5152] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Birth Records, 1864-2014.
  6. [S993] Charleston Daily Mail.
  7. [S5627] FamilySearch, West Virginia, Births Index, 1804-1938.

Ima Claire Saunders1,2,3

F, b. October 8, 1897, d. June 15, 1971
FatherSamuel Saunders1
MotherMary E. Stone1
     Her Social Security Number was 225-22-0104.4 Her married name was Jones.2 Ima Claire Saunders was buried at Sherwood Burial Park, 1045 Lynchburg Turnpike, Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia.3 She married William B. Jones.3 Ima Claire Saunders was born on October 8, 1897 at Roanoke Co., Virginia.1,4 She married Terry Samuel West, son of William Jackson West and Eura Ellen Terry, circa 1916.2,5 As of circa 1916,her married name was West.5 As of November 6, 1937,her married name was Byrd.1,6 Ima Claire Saunders married Joseph V. Byrd, son of William A. Byrd and Lurinda Ellen Conner, on November 6, 1937 at Roanoke Co., Virginia.1,6 Ima Claire Saunders died on June 15, 1971 at Roanoke, Virginia, at age 73.4,3

Census Records

1920Dwelling 75, District 127, Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia7
1930Dwelling 102, District 12, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia5
1940Dwelling 188, District 32-13, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia8

Occupation

1940Grocery store propriator8

Family 1

William B. Jones
Marriage*Ima Claire Saunders married William B. Jones.3 

Family 2

Terry Samuel West b. January 28, 1890, d. April 11, 1937
Marriage*Ima Claire Saunders married Terry Samuel West, son of William Jackson West and Eura Ellen Terry, circa 1916.2,5 
Children

Family 3

Joseph V. Byrd b. December, 1886
Marriage*Ima Claire Saunders married Joseph V. Byrd, son of William A. Byrd and Lurinda Ellen Conner, on November 6, 1937 at Roanoke Co., Virginia.1,6 

Citations

  1. [S12] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 5, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S3] Mary Conner Williams, "Conner Family Researcher Mary Conner Williams," e-mail to Scott Schaffer, 2001-2005.
  3. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  4. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  5. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  7. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Eura West Banner obituary in the Jan 23, 2015 edition.
  10. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the John William West obituary in the Feb 3, 2016 edition.
  11. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the West sisters double wedding announcement in an undated edition.

Enos Vol Sowder1,2,3,4,5,6

M, b. March 5, 1911, d. April 6, 2000
FatherJohn Sowder4,6 b. January 23, 1856, d. November 7, 1915
MotherAlice Evelyn Wertz2,4,6 b. June 7, 1871, d. February 24, 1953
     Enos Vol Sowder was buried at Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens, 5737 Airport Road NW, Roanoke, Virginia.1 His Social Security Number was 719-07-9055.7 He was born on March 5, 1911 at Copper Hill, Floyd Co., Virginia.7,4,6 He married Myrtle Ree Hall, daughter of John Lee Hall and Minnie Emma Hall, on April 24, 1936 at Bedford Co., Virginia.1,8,4 Enos Vol Sowder died on April 6, 2000 at Roanoke Co., Virginia, at age 89.1,7,5 He SOWDER, Enos V., 89, of Roanoke County, died Thursday, April 6, 2000. He was retired from the Norfolk & Western Railway with 40 years service. He was a well known farmer, especially for his strawberries. Mr. Sowder was a long time member of Cave Spring Baptist Church. He was also active in the Senior Citizens Bowling League, bowling until March of this year. He loved people and was a special and loving father. He was preceded in death by his wife, Myrtle Ree Hall Sowder. Surviving are his sons and daughters-in-law, Kenneth Lee Sowder and wife, Linda A. Sowder, Robert John Sowder and wife, Barbara J. Sowder, Wayne L. Sowder and wife, Sandra W. Sowder; a daughter and son-in-law, Loretta A. Fields and husband, Charles M. Fields; grandchildren, Alan Sowder, Barry Fields, Jimmy Sowder, Brian Fields, Christy Sowder, Valerie Sowder, Mark Sowder, Brad Sowder, Kelly Sowder; three great-grandchildren, Chris Sowder, David Fields and Kevin Fields. Services will be at Cave Spring Baptist Church at 11 a.m. Monday, April 10, 2000. Pastor Rick Elmore will officiate. Interment will follow in Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends at Oakey's South Chapel, 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday and 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday. on April 8, 2000.1

Census Records

1920Dwelling 77, District 100, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia2

Family

Myrtle Ree Hall b. October 5, 1915, d. October 31, 1971
Marriage*Enos Vol Sowder married Myrtle Ree Hall, daughter of John Lee Hall and Minnie Emma Hall, on April 24, 1936 at Bedford Co., Virginia.1,8,4 
Children
  • Kenneth Lee Sowder1
  • Pastor Robert John "Bob" Sowder1
  • Loretta A. Sowder1
  • Wayne L. Sowder1

Citations

  1. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Enos V. Sowder obituary in the Apr 8, 2000 edition.
  2. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S2265] Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens, Roanoke VA, online http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&GSln=poff&GSbyrel=in&GSdyrel=in&GSst=48&GScntry=4&GSob=n&GSsr=241&GRid=44634996&CRid=49500&df=all&
  4. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  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. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  8. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Estile Andrew Hall obituary in the Jul 20, 2005 edition.

Myrtle Alice Smith1,2

F, b. November 25, 1919
FatherRobert Washington "Bob" Smith3,1,4,5,6,7 b. January 13, 1887, d. March 13, 1971
MotherCassie Lue Blankenship3,1,4,5,6,7 b. May 12, 1894, d. February 25, 1986
     Her married name was Curran.3 Myrtle Alice Smith married William Bruce Curran.8 Myrtle Alice Smith was born on November 25, 1919 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2

Census Records

1920Dwelling 79, District 100, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia1
1930Dwelling 88, District 12, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia4
1940Dwelling 52, District 32-13, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia7

Occupation

1940Office assistant7

Family

William Bruce Curran b. August 24, 1919, d. June 2, 1999
Marriage*Myrtle Alice Smith married William Bruce Curran.8 
Children

Citations

  1. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S5152] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Birth Records, 1864-2014.
  3. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the W. Sherman Smith obituary in the Apr 4, 2005 edition.
  4. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S116] Floyd Press, From the Robert W. Smith obituary in the Mar 18, 1971 edition.
  6. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Samuel E. Smith obituary in the Jan 29, 2006 edition.
  7. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, From the Cassie Blankenship Smith obituary in an undated edition.
  9. [S1663] St. Petersburg Times, From the William B. Curran obituary in the Jun 3, 1999 edition.
  10. [S1774] Tampa Bay Online, From the Debra A. Curran obituary in the Apr 14, 2010 edition.

Clinton William Poff1,2,3

M, b. August 15, 1910, d. August 17, 1973
FatherJames Bostonia "Boss" Poff4,2,3 b. January 6, 1881, d. May 27, 1919
MotherDella Jane "Delia" Manning5,1,4,2,3 b. September 11, 1881, d. March 2, 1966
     His Social Security Number was 224-09-4560.6 Clinton William Poff was buried at Sherwood Burial Park, 1045 Lynchburg Turnpike, Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia.2 He was born on August 15, 1910 at Floyd Co., Virginia.6,2,3 He married Laura Magdalene Weaver on July 28, 1931 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.4 Clinton William Poff and Laura Magdalene Weaver were divorced on July 19, 1946 at Roanoke Co., Virginia.7 Clinton William Poff married Leona Georgia Grim on December 7, 1946 at Roanoke Co., Virginia.2,3 Clinton William Poff died on August 17, 1973 at Roanoke, Virginia, at age 63.6,2

Census Records

1920Dwelling 110, District 100, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia5
1930Dwelling 63, District 1, Alleghany, Montgomery Co., Virginia1
1940Dwelling 118, District 81-27, South Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia8

Occupation

1930Nursery garden laborer1
1940Greenhouse foreman8

Family 1

Laura Magdalene Weaver b. November 11, 1907, d. September 6, 1995
Marriage*Clinton William Poff married Laura Magdalene Weaver on July 28, 1931 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.4 
Divorce* Clinton William Poff and Laura Magdalene Weaver were divorced on July 19, 1946 at Roanoke Co., Virginia.7 
Children

Family 2

Leona Georgia Grim b. February 14, 1923, d. August 13, 1981
Marriage*Clinton William Poff married Leona Georgia Grim on December 7, 1946 at Roanoke Co., Virginia.2,3 
Children

Citations

  1. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  3. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  4. [S2415] Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940, online https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://hr-search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1708698
  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. [S5151] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Divorce Records, 1918-2014.
  8. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Laura Magdalene Poff obituary in the Sep 8, 1995 edition.
  10. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the William G. Poff obituary in the Mar 11, 2015 obituary.
  11. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Donna Poff Sumner obituary in the Sep 12, 2020 edition.
  12. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Judy Poff Scott obituary in the Apr 8, 2000 edition.