Harrison Bryant1,2

M, b. January 19, 1816
     Harrison Bryant married Jane Watkins/Cunningham.2 Harrison Bryant was born on January 19, 1816 at Virginia.2

Family

Jane Watkins/Cunningham b. circa 1818
Marriage*He married Jane Watkins/Cunningham.2 
Children

Citations

  1. [S1073] VA Nelson County, Nelson County, VA Marriage Register 1853-1896.
  2. [S2087] Jr. William P. Toney, "Register Report for Harrison Bryant."
  3. [S301] National Archives and Records Administration, 1860 United States Federal Census.

Mada Gertrude Bell "Madie" Conner1

F, b. April 2, 1898, d. November 18, 1989
FatherRobert Lee "Pa Dad" Conner2,3,4,5 b. September 6, 1869, d. January 24, 1949
MotherMary Byar Yates3,2,4,5 b. October 25, 1870, d. December 13, 1947
     Mada Gertrude Bell "Madie" Conner was buried at Sherwood Burial Park, 1045 Lynchburg Turnpike, Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia.6 Her Social Security Number was 224-64-0483.7 She was born on April 2, 1898 at Floyd Co., Virginia.7,6,2,5 As of November 1, 1915,her married name was Nichols.1 She married Howard Cleveland Nichols, son of James Alexander Nichols and Elizabeth Ellen Ingram, on November 1, 1915 at Sullivan Co., Tennessee.1,8 Mada Gertrude Bell "Madie" Conner died on November 18, 1989 at Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia, at age 91.7,6,1,2,8

Census Records

1900Dwelling 73, District 102, Ward 5, Roanoke, Virginia4
1910Dwelling 113, District 123, Melrose Ward, Roanoke, Virginia3
1920Dwelling 46, District 43, Roanoke, Virginia9
1930Dwelling 97, District 3, Roanoke, Virginia10
1940Dwelling 131, District 119-6, Roanoke, Virginia11

Family

Howard Cleveland Nichols b. September 11, 1888, d. December 18, 1953
Marriage*Mada Gertrude Bell "Madie" Conner married Howard Cleveland Nichols, son of James Alexander Nichols and Elizabeth Ellen Ingram, on November 1, 1915 at Sullivan Co., Tennessee.1,8 
Children

Citations

  1. [S753] Irvin Dosser Nichols, "Genealogy Work of Irvin Dosser Nichols", Ancestral File.
  2. [S274] Robert & Juanita Elmore Conner, "Personal Papers of Robert & Juanita Elmore Conner."
  3. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S5223] Social Security Administration, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.
  6. [S317] "Personal knowledge of Gladys M. Conner Schaffer,."
  7. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  8. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  9. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  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. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Bette Nichols Gillespie obituary in the Jul 14, 2009 edition.
  13. [S1663] St. Petersburg Times, From the Frances Byar Nichols obituary in the Nov 10, 2010 edition.
  14. [S1810] Commercial Appeal, The, From the James Russell Nichols obituary in the Feb 22, 2017 edition.
  15. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.

Jane Watkins/Cunningham1

F, b. circa 1818
     Jane Watkins/Cunningham married Harrison Bryant.1 Her married name was Bryant.1 Jane Watkins/Cunningham was born circa 1818 at Virginia.2

Family

Harrison Bryant b. January 19, 1816
Marriage*She married Harrison Bryant.1 
Children

Citations

  1. [S2087] Jr. William P. Toney, "Register Report for Harrison Bryant."
  2. [S301] National Archives and Records Administration, 1860 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S1073] VA Nelson County, Nelson County, VA Marriage Register 1853-1896.

Doctor Wiley Conner1,2,3

M, b. August 9, 1884, d. July 30, 1886
FatherValentine Wise Conner1,2,3 b. March 12, 1856, d. March 24, 1940
MotherElzira Isabel Blankenship1 b. May 25, 1861, d. September 26, 1936
     Doctor Wiley Conner was born on August 9, 1884 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1 He died on July 30, 1886 at Floyd Co., Virginia, at age 1; Died of flux.2,3

Citations

  1. [S567] Beth Fridley, Floyd Co., Virginia, Birth Records, 1880-1884.
  2. [S21] Beth Fridley, Floyd Co., Virginia Death Records, 1883-1896.
  3. [S1424] Virginia Genealogical Society, Death Records Indexing Project.

William Wesley "Bill" Graham1,2

M, b. June 15, 1932, d. August 1, 2013
FatherBranson Eldridge Graham1,3,4,2 b. October 31, 1909, d. April 30, 1983
MotherReva E. Dickerson1,3,4,2 b. March 3, 1911, d. October 9, 1970
     William Wesley "Bill" Graham was buried at Sherwood Burial Park, 1045 Lynchburg Turnpike, Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia.2 He was born on June 15, 1932 at Virginia.5 He married Betty Jane Conner, daughter of Preston Daye Conner and Theodra Helen Blankenship, on June 17, 1955 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,6 William Wesley "Bill" Graham died on August 1, 2013 at Virginia at age 81.2 He William Wesley Graham, 80, of Roanoke, passed away Thursday, August 1, 2013. He was a passionate hunter who loved his children, grandchildren and great- grandchildren. He was also a member of New Hope Baptist Church. He was predeceased by his parents, Branson and Reva Graham; and brother, Ray. Surviving family includes his wife of 58 years, Betty Graham; daughters and sons- in-law, Karen and Benny Hodnett and Susan and Fred Storms; son and daughter-in- law, Freddy and Jackie Graham; one brother; three sisters; seven grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; many nieces and nephews; and friends at New Hope Baptist Church. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, August 3, 2013, at the Lotz Funeral Home Chapel in Vinton with Pastor David McNeil and Pastor Carter Sloan officiating. Interment will follow in Sherwood Memorial Park in Salem. The family will receive friends on Friday, August 2, 2013, from 5 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home. on August 2, 2013.2

Census Records

1940Dwelling 3, District 32-7, Court House District, Floyd Co., Virginia4

Family

Betty Jane Conner
Marriage*William Wesley "Bill" Graham married Betty Jane Conner, daughter of Preston Daye Conner and Theodra Helen Blankenship, on June 17, 1955 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,6 
Children
  • Karen Sue Graham2,7
  • Frederick William "Freddie" Graham2,7
  • Susan Dianne Graham2,7

Citations

  1. [S13] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 6, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the William Wesley Graham obituary in the Aug 2, 2013 edition.
  3. [S116] Floyd Press, From the Reva Dickerson Graham obituary in the Oct 15, 1970 edition.
  4. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S1235] Ancestry.com, U.S. Public Records Index, Volume 1.
  6. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Theodra Blankenship Conner obituary in the Dec 1, 1996 edition.
  7. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.

Paul Earl Graham1,2

M, b. May 13, 1937, d. March 27, 2010
FatherEdwin Elmore "Ed" Graham3,1,4,5,6,2,7,8 b. June 18, 1911, d. March 9, 1999
MotherMartha Violet Poff3,1,4,5,6,2,7,8 b. September 24, 1914, d. June 22, 1977
     Paul Earl Graham was buried at Sherwood Burial Park, 1045 Lynchburg Turnpike, Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia.2 He was born on May 13, 1937 at Floyd Co., Virginia.3,1 He married Shirley Anne Conner, daughter of Preston Daye Conner and Theodra Helen Blankenship, on December 29, 1956 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,9,2 Paul Earl Graham died on March 27, 2010 at Virginia at age 72.2 He Paul Earl Graham, 73, of Rocky Mount, passed away on Saturday, March 27, 2010. He was preceded in death by his parents, Edwin and Martha Graham and one sister, Barbara Cox. A beloved husband and father, he is survived by his loving wife of 53 years, Shirley Conner Graham; one son, Richard Graham; one daughter, Norma Saferight and her husband, Robert W. Saferight; grandchildren, Bryan Graham, Corbin Blair Saferight, Alex Ozuna; brothers, Homer Graham and his wife, Ruth, of Rocky Mount, Wendell Graham and his wife, Marcella, of Punta Gorda, Florida, R. Neal Graham and his wife, Kathy, of Richmond; sisters, Bonnie Hawks, of Christiansburg, Beatrice Belcher and her husband, Guy, of Floyd; and many nieces, nephews, wonderful brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law and friends. The family wishes to thank everybody for all the help and support given. A funeral service will be held at 12 noon Tuesday, March 30, 2010 at Oakey's Vinton Chapel with Pastor Joe Dillon officiating. Interment will follow in Sherwood Memorial Park. The family will receive friends on Monday from 6 to 8 p.m. at Oakey's Vinton Chapel, 540-982-2221. on March 29, 2010.2

Census Records

1940Dwelling 112, District 32-12, Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia8

Occupation

1956Clover Creamery worker1

Family

Shirley Anne Conner
Marriage*Paul Earl Graham married Shirley Anne Conner, daughter of Preston Daye Conner and Theodra Helen Blankenship, on December 29, 1956 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,9,2 
Children
  • Norma Gaye Graham3,2,10
  • Richard Lynn Graham3,2,10

Citations

  1. [S13] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 6, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Paul Earl Graham obituary in the Mar 29, 2010 edition.
  3. [S38] Ronnie Neal Graham, "Descendants of William J. Poff," e-mail to Scott Schaffer, May 13, 2003.
  4. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Edwin E. Graham obituary in the Mar 11, 1999 edition.
  5. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Barbara Graham Cox obituary in the Jul 5, 2001 edition.
  6. [S116] Floyd Press, From the Martha Poff Graham obituary in the Jun 30, 1977 edition.
  7. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Homer Elmore Graham obituary in the Jan 4, 2013 edition.
  8. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Theodra Blankenship Conner obituary in the Dec 1, 1996 edition.
  10. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.

Mary Jane Huffman1,2,3,4

F, b. September 5, 1875, d. June 23, 1950
     Mary Jane Huffman was buried at Moore Cemetery, Nevada, Vernon Co., Missouri.4 She was born on September 5, 1875 at Little Rock, Pulaski Co., Arkansas.1,5,4 As of September 22, 1894,her married name was Williams.3 She married Cornelius Washington "Cam" "C. W." Williams, son of Richard Williams and Alicia Catherine "Melissa" Drummond, on September 22, 1894 at Mokane, Callaway Co., Missouri.1,3,4 Mary Jane Huffman died on June 23, 1950 at Nevada, Vernon Co., Missouri, at age 74.1,5,4

Census Records

1900Dwelling 42, District 33, Saint Aubert Township, Callaway Co., Missouri6
1910Dwelling 66, District 143, Ward 5, Nevada, Vernon Co., Missouri7
1920Dwelling 253, District 165, Ward 5, Nevada, Vernon Co., Missouri2
1930Dwelling 25, District 12, Nevada, Vernon Co., Missouri8
1940Dwelling 347, District 109-11, Nevada, Vernon Co., Missouri9

Family

Cornelius Washington "Cam" "C. W." Williams b. November 10, 1868, d. March 18, 1950
Marriage*Mary Jane Huffman married Cornelius Washington "Cam" "C. W." Williams, son of Richard Williams and Alicia Catherine "Melissa" Drummond, on September 22, 1894 at Mokane, Callaway Co., Missouri.1,3,4 
Children

Citations

  1. [S780] Anna Louise Huffman Haslip, "Huffman Family," e-mail to Scott Schaffer, Jun through Oct, 2001 and Feb 2003.
  2. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S1070] Kenneth E. Weant, Callaway County, Missouri Marriages, 1870-1922.
  4. [S154] Missouri Office of the Secretary of State, From the Mary Jane Williams death certificate.
  5. [S1071] Carol Harrison, "Williams Family Researcher Carol Harrison," e-mail to Scott Schaffer, 2001-2005.
  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. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  10. [S1075] Brenda J. Williams Harris (granddaughter), "John Carrington Williams," e-mail to Scott Schaffer, 2002-2005.
  11. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  12. [S5423] Mokane Cemetery, Callaway Co., MO, online http://www.findagrave.com/

Arthur William Spangler1,2

M, b. March 30, 1941, d. August 20, 2009
     Arthur William Spangler was buried at Sherwood Burial Park, 1045 Lynchburg Turnpike, Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia.1 He was born on March 30, 1941 at Botetourt Co., Virginia.2 He married Reba Helen Conner, daughter of Preston Daye Conner and Theodra Helen Blankenship, on July 1, 1960 at Roanoke, Virginia.3,1,2 Arthur William Spangler died on August 20, 2009 at Virginia at age 68.1 He Arthur William Spangler, 68, of Salem, Va., passed away Thursday, August 20, 2009. He was a longtime member of New Hope Baptist Church. He was preceded in death by his parents, Nellie Stanley and Johnny Spangler. Surviving are his beloved wife of 49 years, Reba Conner Spangler; son and daughter-in-law, Greg and Denise Spangler; grandchildren, Brittany Spangler and Blake Spangler; his mother, Nellie S. Spangler; and sister and brother-in-law, Linda and Calvin Chaney. Funeral services will be conducted 11 a.m. on Monday, August 24, 2009, at Lotz Salem Chapel with the Rev. Carter Sloan and the Rev. Mike Conn officiating. Interment will follow in Sherwood Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 p.m. and from 6 to 8 p.m. on Sunday, August 23, 2009, at the funeral home. Arrangements are being handled by Lotz Funeral Home, Salem, Va. on August 22, 2009.1

Family

Reba Helen Conner
Marriage*He married Reba Helen Conner, daughter of Preston Daye Conner and Theodra Helen Blankenship, on July 1, 1960 at Roanoke, Virginia.3,1,2 
Child
  • Gregory William "Greg" Spangler1

Citations

  1. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Arthur William Spangler obituary in the Aug 22, 2009 edition.
  2. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  3. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Theodra Blankenship Conner obituary in the Dec 1, 1996 edition.