Herman Columbus Rakes1,2,3,4

M, b. May 23, 1918, d. October 25, 2017
     Herman Columbus Rakes was buried at Sunset Cemetery, North Franklin Street, Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia.4 He was born on May 23, 1918 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.2,5,3 He married Claud Merle "Claudie" Sowers, daughter of Joseph Reese Sowers and Roxie Gertrude Poff, on December 27, 1939 at Simpsons, Floyd Co., Virginia.1,2,5,6,4 Herman Columbus Rakes died on October 25, 2017 at Virginia at age 99.4 He Herman C. Rakes, 99, of Shawsville, passed away on Wednesday, October 25, 2017. Herman and his wife were owners of Rakes Building Supply for over 50 years. He was preceded in death by his wife of 77 years, Merle Sowers Rakes; parents, Daniel J. and Minnie Woods Rakes; four brothers; three sisters; one son; and one great-grandson. He is survived by his sons and spouses, Don Rakes (Ida), Bill Rakes (Janice), Bruce Rakes (Sally), Ron Rakes (Kitty); daughter-in-law, Edean Rakes; 12 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; five great-great-grandchildren; numerous nieces, nephews, and friends. The family will receive friends from 9:30 to 11 a.m. on Saturday, October 28, 2017, at Horne Funeral Home. The Funeral will be at 11 a.m. in the Chapel, with Pastor T. Michael Bond and Pastor Ed Watkins officiating. Interment will follow in Sunset Cemetery. on October 27, 2017.4

Family

Claud Merle "Claudie" Sowers b. June 21, 1922, d. May 10, 2017
Marriage*He married Claud Merle "Claudie" Sowers, daughter of Joseph Reese Sowers and Roxie Gertrude Poff, on December 27, 1939 at Simpsons, Floyd Co., Virginia.1,2,5,6,4 
Children

Citations

  1. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, From the Roxie Gertrude Bradford obituary in an unknown newspaper.
  2. [S1457] Brewers of North Carolina, online http://awt.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=:654127&id=I0042
  3. [S5152] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Birth Records, 1864-2014.
  4. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Herman C. Rakes obituary in the Oct 27, 2017 edition.
  5. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  6. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Claudie Sowers Rakes obituary in the May 12, 2017 edition.
  7. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Herman C. Rakes, Jr. obituary in the Jan 15, 2017 edition.

Melia Ann Trail1,2

F, b. August 2, 1933, d. May 31, 2008
     Her Social Security Number was 227-46-6975.3 Melia Ann Trail was buried at Huffville Union Church Cemetery, Terrys Fork, Floyd Co., Virginia.1 She was born on August 2, 1933 at Floyd Co., Virginia.4,3,2 She married Charles Osburn "Charlie" Sowers, son of Joseph Reese Sowers and Roxie Gertrude Poff, on August 26, 1950 at Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia.4,1,2 As of August 26, 1950,her married name was Sowers.2 Melia Ann Trail died on May 31, 2008 at Winston-Salem, Forsyth Co., North Carolina, at age 74.1,3 She Melia Trail Sowers, 74, of Christiansburg, passed away Saturday, May 31, 2008, at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, Winston-Salem, N.C. She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles Sowers. She is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, Howard Sowers and wife, Donna; daughters, Linda Harrison, Connie Burk and husband, Richard, Susan Sowers and fiance, David Breeden; granddaughter, Angie Craiger and fiance, Melvin Tincher; great-grandchildren, Kayla and Dalton; stepgreatgrandchildren, Elisha, Alyssa and Victoria; sisters and brothers-in-law, Katie and John Lester, Gladys Petrie, Bessie and Jerry Knoll and Margaret and Walter Goens; brother-in-law, Joe Sowers and wife, Ruby; sisters-in-law, Merle Rakes and husband, Herman, and Etta May Reed; special friends, Arlene Brennan and Ed Farmer; along with many other good friends. The family will receive friends from 5 until 8 p.m. Tuesday evening, June 3, 2008, at the Horne Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, June 4, 2008, in the Horne Funeral Home Chapel conducted by the Rev. Jube Burk with interment to follow in Huffville Cemetery, Floyd County. Online condolences may be sent by visiting www.hornefuneralservice.com. on June 2, 2008.1

Family

Charles Osburn "Charlie" Sowers b. March 1, 1924, d. July 13, 1994
Marriage*She married Charles Osburn "Charlie" Sowers, son of Joseph Reese Sowers and Roxie Gertrude Poff, on August 26, 1950 at Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia.4,1,2 
Children

Citations

  1. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Melia Trail Sowers obituary in the Jun 2, 2008 edition.
  2. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  3. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  4. [S292] Rena Worthen & Margarette Tynan, Floyd Co. Virginia Cemetery Inscriptions, Volume 1.
  5. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Charlie O. Sowers obituary in the Jul 15, 1994 edition.
  6. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Susan Ann Sowers Breeden obituary in the Aug 13, 2015 edition.

Christopher C. Hodges

M, b. 1848, d. May 7, 1932
     Christopher C. Hodges married Sarah E. Hale. Christopher C. Hodges was born in 1848. He died on May 7, 1932 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.1

Family

Sarah E. Hale b. circa 1857
Marriage*He married Sarah E. Hale
Child

Citations

  1. [S1569] Funeral records of Mr. Marion Thomas Hall, online http://www.rootsweb.com/~vafloyd/recordsofmarionthomashall.htm
  2. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.

Sarah E. Hale

F, b. circa 1857
     Sarah E. Hale married Christopher C. Hodges. Her married name was Hodges. Sarah E. Hale was born circa 1857 at Virginia.1

Census Records

1920Dwelling 314, District 124, Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia1

Family

Christopher C. Hodges b. 1848, d. May 7, 1932
Marriage*Sarah E. Hale married Christopher C. Hodges
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.

Nelle Marie Martin

F, b. January 14, 1909, d. August 29, 1996
FatherJoseph William Martin1 b. March 4, 1892, d. October 7, 1972
MotherMary Etta Hodges1 b. July 4, 1885, d. March 20, 1977
     Her Social Security Number was 230-38-4786.2 Nelle Marie Martin was born on January 14, 1909 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.2 As of circa 1927,her married name was Gray.3 She married Alonzo Houston Gray circa 1927.3 Nelle Marie Martin died on August 29, 1996 at McLennan Co., Texas, at age 87.2,4

Census Records

1910Dwelling 12, District 92, Alleghany, Montgomery Co., Virginia1
1920Dwelling 314, District 124, Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia5
1930Dwelling 7, District 11, Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia3
1940Dwelling 276, District 81-23, Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia6

Family

Alonzo Houston Gray b. March 4, 1907
Marriage*Nelle Marie Martin married Alonzo Houston Gray circa 1927.3 
Children
  • Robert Houston Gray3,6
  • Frances Sue Gray6

Citations

  1. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  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. [S585] Texas Department of Health. State Vital Statistics Unit, Texas Death Index, 1903-2000.
  5. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.

Sarah Louise Martin1,2,3,4,5

F, b. September 12, 1910, d. November 17, 1992
FatherJoseph William Martin2,3,4 b. March 4, 1892, d. October 7, 1972
MotherMary Etta Hodges2,3,4 b. July 4, 1885, d. March 20, 1977
     Sarah Louise Martin was buried at Mountain View Cemetery, 1300 Mountain View Road, Vinton, Roanoke Co., Virginia.1 Her Social Security Number was 223-22-9515.6 She was born on September 12, 1910 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.6,4,5 She married William Earl Campbell on January 10, 1934 at Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia.4,7 As of January 10, 1934,her married name was Campbell.4 As of September 29, 1975,her married name was Hall.5 Sarah Louise Martin married Hubert Vance Hall on September 29, 1975 at Roanoke, Virginia.1,5 Sarah Louise Martin died on November 17, 1992 at Roanoke Co., Virginia, at age 82.1,7 She HALL, Louise Martin Campbell, 82, of Rt. 2, Moneta, died Tuesday, November 17, 1992, in a local hospital. She was retired from the Veteran's Hospital in Salem and was preceded in death by three brothers, Alfred T. Martin, J. James Martin, Norris Martin; one sister, Mary Martin Poole. Surviving are her husband, Hubert Vance Hall; one son and daughter-in-law, William E. and Jean Campbell, Roanoke; one brother, George Martin, Charlotte, N.C; four sisters, Nelle Gray, Waco, Texas, Helen Clark and Lucy Robertson, both of Roanoke, Josephine Wimmer, Rock Hill, S.C; two grandsons, William David Campbell, Mark Jeffrey, both of Roanoke, one granddaughter, Cindy Lou Campbell Troy, South Yarmouth, Mass; two great-grandchildren, Mark A. Campbell and Erica Faye Campbell. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, November 20, 1992, from the Lotz Vinton Chapel. The Rev. Michael Winters and the Rev. Charles Hoffler will officiate. Interment in Mountain View Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the charity of your choice. Friends may call at Lotz Vinton Chapel. on November 19, 1992.1

Census Records

1920Dwelling 315, District 124, Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia2
1930Dwelling 13, District 11, Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia3
1940Dwelling 426, District 81-3, Big Lick, Roanoke Co., Virginia8

Occupation

1940Tea room operator8

Family 1

William Earl Campbell b. July 21, 1907, d. September 30, 1971
Marriage*Sarah Louise Martin married William Earl Campbell on January 10, 1934 at Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia.4,7 
Child
  • William Earl Campbell Jr.1,8

Family 2

Hubert Vance Hall b. September 24, 1909, d. December 22, 2000
Marriage*Sarah Louise Martin married Hubert Vance Hall on September 29, 1975 at Roanoke, Virginia.1,5 

Citations

  1. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Louise Martin Campbell Hall obituary in Nov 19, 1992 edition.
  2. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S2415] Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940, online https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://hr-search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1708698
  5. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  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.
  8. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.

Helen Kathleen Martin1

F, b. January 8, 1912, d. August 11, 1996
FatherJoseph William Martin2,3 b. March 4, 1892, d. October 7, 1972
MotherMary Etta Hodges2,3 b. July 4, 1885, d. March 20, 1977
     Helen Kathleen Martin was buried at Evergreen Burial Park, 1307 Summit Ave SW, Roanoke, Virginia.1 Her Social Security Number was 224-09-1585.4 She married Joseph Whitehead "Joe" Clark.1 Her married name was Clark. Helen Kathleen Martin was born on January 8, 1912 at Virginia.4,1 She died on August 11, 1996 at Roanoke, Virginia, at age 84.4,5,1

Census Records

1920Dwelling 315, District 124, Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia2
1930Dwelling 13, District 11, Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia3
1940Dwelling 303, District 119-25, Roanoke, Virginia6

Occupation

1940Rayon mill reeler6

Family

Joseph Whitehead "Joe" Clark b. September 7, 1901, d. December 12, 1982
Marriage*Helen Kathleen Martin married Joseph Whitehead "Joe" Clark.1 
Children

Citations

  1. [S2253] Evergreen Burial Park, 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&GRid=61845073&CRid=50174&df=all&
  2. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  5. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  6. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.

Jesse James Martin1,2,3,4,5,6

M, b. August 16, 1913, d. November 9, 1969
FatherJoseph William Martin1,2,3,4,5,6 b. March 4, 1892, d. October 7, 1972
MotherMary Etta Hodges1,2,3,4,5,6 b. July 4, 1885, d. March 20, 1977
     Jesse James Martin was buried at Sherwood Burial Park, 1045 Lynchburg Turnpike, Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia.1,5 He and Sue Elizabeth Rixner were divorced.5 Jesse James Martin was born on August 16, 1913 at Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia.1,4,5 He married Sue Elizabeth Rixner on January 10, 1942 at Arlington, Virginia.6 Jesse James Martin died on November 9, 1969 at Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia, at age 56.1,5

Census Records

1920Dwelling 315, District 124, Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia2
1930Dwelling 13, District 11, Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia3

Family

Sue Elizabeth Rixner b. September 27, 1916, d. November 18, 2005
Divorce*Jesse James Martin and Sue Elizabeth Rixner were divorced.5 
Marriage* Jesse James Martin married Sue Elizabeth Rixner on January 10, 1942 at Arlington, Virginia.6 
Child
  • Sharon Martin1

Citations

  1. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, From an unidentifed funeral home pamphlet for Jesse James Martin.
  2. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S5152] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Birth Records, 1864-2014.
  5. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  6. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.

William Norris Martin1,2

M, b. February 17, 1915, d. March 1, 1975
FatherJoseph William Martin3,4,1,2 b. March 4, 1892, d. October 7, 1972
MotherMary Etta Hodges3,4,1,2 b. July 4, 1885, d. March 20, 1977
     William Norris Martin was buried at Sherwood Burial Park, 1045 Lynchburg Turnpike, Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia.2 He was born on February 17, 1915 at Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia.1,2 He married Nina Canary Moore on April 2, 1936 at Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia.1 William Norris Martin died on March 1, 1975 at Vinton, Roanoke Co., Virginia, at age 60.2

Census Records

1920Dwelling 315, District 124, Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia3
1930Dwelling 13, District 11, Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia4
1940Dwelling 426, District 81-3, Big Lick, Roanoke Co., Virginia5

Occupation

1940Garage mechanic5

Family

Nina Canary Moore b. November 20, 1915, d. March, 1985
Marriage*William Norris Martin married Nina Canary Moore on April 2, 1936 at Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia.1 
Children
  • Robert Jesse Martin5,1
  • Doris Jean Martin1

Citations

  1. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  2. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  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.

Mary Elizabeth Martin1,2,3

F, b. September 18, 1916, d. May 17, 1979
FatherJoseph William Martin4,5,1,2 b. March 4, 1892, d. October 7, 1972
MotherMary Etta Hodges4,5,1,2 b. July 4, 1885, d. March 20, 1977
     Her Social Security Number was 226-01-5969.6 Mary Elizabeth Martin was buried at East Hill Cemetery, Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia.1,3 She was born on September 18, 1916 at Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia.6,3,2 As of December 6, 1937,her married name was Poole.2 She married Howard Raymond Poole on December 6, 1937 at Clifton Forge, Alleghany Co., Virginia.1,2 Mary Elizabeth Martin died on May 17, 1979 at Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia, at age 62.6,1,3

Census Records

1920Dwelling 315, District 124, Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia4
1930Dwelling 13, District 11, Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia5
1940Dwelling 426, District 81-3, Big Lick, Roanoke Co., Virginia7

Occupation

1940Silk mill reeler7

Family

Howard Raymond Poole b. August 18, 1897, d. May 27, 1982
Marriage*Mary Elizabeth Martin married Howard Raymond Poole on December 6, 1937 at Clifton Forge, Alleghany Co., Virginia.1,2 
Children

Citations

  1. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  2. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  3. [S2258] East Hill Cemetery, Salem 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=81&GRid=36099422&CRid=50097&df=all&
  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. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.

Alfred Tennyson Martin1,2

M, b. February 23, 1918, d. March 19, 1988
FatherJoseph William Martin3,4 b. March 4, 1892, d. October 7, 1972
MotherMary Etta Hodges3,4 b. July 4, 1885, d. March 20, 1977
     His Social Security Number was 223-12-0001.5 Alfred Tennyson Martin was buried at Manteo Cemetery, Manteo, Dare Co., North Carolina.2 He First American soldier to set foot on the Burma Trail during WWII. He married Ruth Rae Knight.2 Alfred Tennyson Martin was born on February 23, 1918 at Virginia.5,1,2 He died on March 19, 1988 at Dare Co., North Carolina, at age 70.5,1,2

Census Records

1920Dwelling 315, District 124, Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia3
1930Dwelling 13, District 11, Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia4

Family

Ruth Rae Knight b. June 24, 1920, d. August 23, 1978
Marriage*Alfred Tennyson Martin married Ruth Rae Knight.2 

Citations

  1. [S1028] North Carolina Archives and Records Section and North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services, North Carolina Death Indexes, 1908-2004.
  2. [S4102] Manteo Cemetery, Dare Co., NC, online http://www.findagrave.com
  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. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.

Josephine Naomi "Jo" Martin1,2

F, b. April 4, 1922, d. October 11, 2009
FatherJoseph William Martin3,2 b. March 4, 1892, d. October 7, 1972
MotherMary Etta Hodges3,2 b. July 4, 1885, d. March 20, 1977
     Josephine Naomi "Jo" Martin married Howard Allan Wimmer, son of Letcher Hayden Wimmer and Nina Pearl Hanley.1,2 Josephine Naomi "Jo" Martin was buried at Grandview Memorial Park, 649 South Cherry Road, Rock Hill, York Co., South Carolina.2 Her married name was Wimmer. She was born on April 4, 1922 at Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia.4,2 She died on October 11, 2009 at Rock Hill, York Co., South Carolina, at age 87.4,2 She ROCK HILL - Mrs. Josephine Martin Wimmer, 87, widow of Howard Allan Wimmer Sr., died Oct. 11, 2009, at Wayne T. Patrick Hospice House. Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2009, at Oakland Baptist Church, with Dr. Robert Shrum and the Revs. Russell Wimmer and Howard Wimmer officiating. Entombment will follow in the mausoleum at Grandview Memorial Park - S. Cherry Road. A native of Salem, Va., Mrs. Wimmer was the daughter of the late Joseph and Mary Etta Hodges Martin. In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by nine brothers and sisters. She was a member of Oakland Baptist Church. Surviving are three sons and their wives and one daughter and her husband: Russell and Dorothy Wimmer of Rock Hill; Howard Jr. and Judy Wimmer of Greenville; George and Katherine Wimmer of Rock Hill; and Sarah and Gene Robbins of York. Also surviving are eight grandchildren, Steve, Kristen, Rebecca, Mary, Allan, Joanna, Daniel and Carmen; and 18 great-grandchildren. The family will receive friends from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2009, at Greene Funeral Home Northwest Chapel, 2133 Ebenezer Road, Rock Hill, SC 29732 and other times at the home, 709 Twin Lakes Road, Rock Hill, SC 29732. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorials be made to Hospice & Community Care, P.O. Box 993, Rock Hill, SC 29731; to Agape Hospice, 1317 Ebenezer Road, Rock Hill, SC 29732; or to Oakland Baptist Church, 1067 Oakland Avenue, Rock Hill, SC 29732. on October 13, 2009.2

Census Records

1930Dwelling 13, District 11, Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia3
1940Dwelling 189, District 81-23, Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia5

Family

Howard Allan Wimmer b. March 4, 1919, d. December 18, 2000
Marriage*Josephine Naomi "Jo" Martin married Howard Allan Wimmer, son of Letcher Hayden Wimmer and Nina Pearl Hanley.1,2 
Children
  • Rev. Russell Lee Wimmer1,5,2
  • Rev. Howard Allan Wimmer Jr.1,2
  • George Robert Wimmer1,2
  • Sarah Ann Wimmer1,2

Citations

  1. [S722] Anderson Independent-Mail, Anderson, SC, From the Howard Allan Wimmer obituary in Dec 19, 2000 edition.
  2. [S1538] Herald, The, From the Josephine Martin Wimmer obituary in the Oct 13, 2009 edition.
  3. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  5. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.

George Stephen Martin1,2,3,4

M, b. May 12, 1924, d. April 26, 2002
FatherJoseph William Martin5,6,2 b. March 4, 1892, d. October 7, 1972
MotherMary Etta Hodges5,6,2 b. July 4, 1885, d. March 20, 1977
     His Social Security Number was 230-12-6444.7 George Stephen Martin was buried at Raleigh Memorial Park, Raleigh, Wake Co., North Carolina.3 He married Jeanne Unknown.8 George Stephen Martin was born on May 12, 1924 at Roanoke Co., Virginia.7,2,3,4 He married Helen Hurt Akers on November 15, 1945 at Roanoke, Virginia.2 George Stephen Martin died on April 26, 2002 at Charlotte, Mecklenburg Co., North Carolina, at age 77.7,1,3 He Mr. George Stephen Martin of Charlotte, died Friday, April 26, 2002 at Carolinas Medical Center, University. He was 77. Funeral services will be held at a later date to be announced. Lowe Funeral Home of Charlotte is in charge. on April 28, 2002.1

Census Records

1930Dwelling 13, District 11, Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia5
1940Dwelling 258, District 81-23, Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia6

Family 1

Jeanne Unknown
Marriage*George Stephen Martin married Jeanne Unknown.8 

Family 2

Helen Hurt Akers b. March 16, 1924, d. October 8, 2001
Marriage*George Stephen Martin married Helen Hurt Akers on November 15, 1945 at Roanoke, Virginia.2 
Child

Citations

  1. [S1399] Charlotte Observer, From the George Stephen Martin Hall obituary in Apr 28, 2002 edition.
  2. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  3. [S6012] Raleigh Memorial Park, Wake Co., NC, online http://www.findagrave.com/
  4. [S5152] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Birth Records, 1864-2014.
  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. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  8. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Lucy Martin Robertson obituary in Jan 19, 2000 edition.
  9. [S1653] Bureau of Vital Statistics North Carolina State Board of Health, North Carolina Death Certificates, 1909-1976.

Alonzo Houston Gray1

M, b. March 4, 1907
     Alonzo Houston Gray was born on March 4, 1907 at Bedford Co., Virginia.2 He married Nelle Marie Martin, daughter of Joseph William Martin and Mary Etta Hodges, circa 1927.2

Census Records

1930Dwelling 7, District 11, Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia2
1940Dwelling 276, District 81-23, Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia1

Occupation

1930Railroad shop laborer2
1940Steam railroad car repairer1

Family

Nelle Marie Martin b. January 14, 1909, d. August 29, 1996
Marriage*Alonzo Houston Gray married Nelle Marie Martin, daughter of Joseph William Martin and Mary Etta Hodges, circa 1927.2 
Children
  • Robert Houston Gray2,1
  • Frances Sue Gray1

Citations

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

William Earl Campbell1,2

M, b. July 21, 1907, d. September 30, 1971
     William Earl Campbell was buried at Sherwood Burial Park, 1045 Lynchburg Turnpike, Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia.2 He was born on July 21, 1907 at Richmond, Virginia.1,2 He married Sarah Louise Martin, daughter of Joseph William Martin and Mary Etta Hodges, on January 10, 1934 at Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia.1,2 William Earl Campbell died on September 30, 1971 at Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia, at age 64.2

Census Records

1940Dwelling 426, District 81-3, Big Lick, Roanoke Co., Virginia3

Occupation

1940Insurance agent3

Family

Sarah Louise Martin b. September 12, 1910, d. November 17, 1992
Marriage*William Earl Campbell married Sarah Louise Martin, daughter of Joseph William Martin and Mary Etta Hodges, on January 10, 1934 at Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia.1,2 
Child
  • William Earl Campbell Jr.3

Citations

  1. [S2415] Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940, online https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://hr-search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1708698
  2. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  3. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.

Joseph Whitehead "Joe" Clark1,2,3

M, b. September 7, 1901, d. December 12, 1982
     Joseph Whitehead "Joe" Clark married Helen Kathleen Martin, daughter of Joseph William Martin and Mary Etta Hodges.2 Joseph Whitehead "Joe" Clark was buried at Evergreen Burial Park, 1307 Summit Ave SW, Roanoke, Virginia.2,3 His Social Security Number was 719-01-5226.4 He was born on September 7, 1901 at Virginia.2,3,4 He died on December 12, 1982 at Roanoke, Virginia, at age 81.2,3

Census Records

1940Dwelling 303, District 119-25, Roanoke, Virginia1

Occupation

1940Railway motion picture operator1

Family

Helen Kathleen Martin b. January 8, 1912, d. August 11, 1996
Marriage*Joseph Whitehead "Joe" Clark married Helen Kathleen Martin, daughter of Joseph William Martin and Mary Etta Hodges.2 
Children

Citations

  1. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S2253] Evergreen Burial Park, 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&GRid=61845073&CRid=50174&df=all&
  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.

Joseph Whitehead "Jody" Clark Jr.1,2

M, b. May 11, 1941, d. November 30, 1956
FatherJoseph Whitehead "Joe" Clark2,1 b. September 7, 1901, d. December 12, 1982
MotherHelen Kathleen Martin1,2 b. January 8, 1912, d. August 11, 1996
     Joseph Whitehead "Jody" Clark Jr. was buried at Evergreen Burial Park, 1307 Summit Ave SW, Roanoke, Virginia.1,2 He was born on May 11, 1941 at Roanoke, Virginia.1,2 He died on November 30, 1956 at Roanoke, Virginia, at age 15; Struck by a car.1,2

Citations

  1. [S2253] Evergreen Burial Park, 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&GRid=61845073&CRid=50174&df=all&
  2. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.

Patricia Grace Clark1,2,3

F, b. February 12, 1944, d. October 16, 2009
FatherJoseph Whitehead "Joe" Clark1 b. September 7, 1901, d. December 12, 1982
MotherHelen Kathleen Martin1 b. January 8, 1912, d. August 11, 1996
     Patricia Grace Clark was buried at Evergreen Burial Park, 1307 Summit Ave SW, Roanoke, Virginia.1 She was born on February 12, 1944 at Roanoke, Virginia.1,4,2 She died on October 16, 2009 at Roanoke, Virginia, at age 65.1,4,3

Citations

  1. [S2253] Evergreen Burial Park, 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&GRid=61845073&CRid=50174&df=all&
  2. [S5152] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Birth Records, 1864-2014.
  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.