Joseph Riley Simmons1,2,3,4

M, b. December 8, 1924, d. May 9, 2019
     Joseph Riley Simmons Joseph Riley Simmons, 94, of Roanoke passed away Thursday, May 9, 2019. He was the son of the late Moncie Edward Simmons and Clara Stump Simmons. Joseph served in the United States Army and was a WWII Veteran. He retired from the Roanoke City School System with 28 years of service. In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by his brother, Winford Simmons, 2 infant brothers and a sister, Alain Akers. Joseph was a loving and devoted husband and father. He enjoyed weekend family road trips on the parkway and visiting with family. A man of few words that could convey his thoughts by a simple look or a snap of his fingers, though he had few words he taught us respect, manners, morals and love for friends and family by example. Joseph was not a church goer but, he loved the Lord and conveyed that love to his children. He was a hard worker and quit was not in his vocabulary, he displayed this all his life especially in his last 4 years. In “Daddy’s” words “I can do anything I set my mind to. His hobbies were gardening, keeping his yard mowed and preparing large meals for his family on special occasions which he loved. Surviving him are his wife of 66 years, Doris Maxey Simmons; children, Karenlee Simmons, Steven Simmons and wife, Cathryn, Janet Scott and Rebecca Wilkerson and husband, James; brother, Elmer Simmons; 9 grandchildren, Amy, Jacob, Cheyenne, Matthew, Ashley, Alan, Misty, Debra, Ryan; 8 great-grandchildren, Britany, Cameron, Sierra, Sophia, Adalynn, Miranda, Amanda and Zachary; 3 great-great-grandchildren, Naphari, Layla and Lilly; numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and friends; children who loved him like a Papa, Lynn, Candence and Michael. The family would like to thank all the staff at Medi Hospice for their wonderful support and care over the past four years. A special thanks to Theresa, Diana, Katie, Marla and John for the personal and loving care they provided in Joseph and Doris’ home. The family will receive friends Sunday, May 12, 2019 from 2-4 and 6-8 pm at Lotz Funeral Home, 1001 Franklin Road, Roanoke. A celebration of Joseph’s life will be conducted at 10 am, Monday, May 13, 2019 at Lotz Funeral Home-Roanoke with Chaplin John Thompson officiating. Burial will follow at Franklin Memorial Park.4 He was buried at Franklin Memorial Park, Virgil Goode Highway, Rocky Mount, Franklin Co., Virginia.4 He was born on December 8, 1924 at Roanoke Co., Virginia.2,3 He married Doris Marie Maxey, daughter of Fred Thomas Maxey and Beulah Rena Brown, on January 2, 1953 at Roanoke, Virginia.1,2,4 Joseph Riley Simmons died on May 9, 2019 at Virginia at age 94.4

Family

Doris Marie Maxey
Marriage*He married Doris Marie Maxey, daughter of Fred Thomas Maxey and Beulah Rena Brown, on January 2, 1953 at Roanoke, Virginia.1,2,4 
Children
  • Karen Lee Margaret Simmons1,2,4
  • Steven Riley "Steve" Simmons1,5,2,4
  • Janet Marie Simmons1,4
  • Rebecca Lynn Simmons1,2,4

Citations

  1. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Simmons 50th wedding anniversary announcement in the Jan 26, 2003 edition.
  2. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  3. [S5152] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Birth Records, 1864-2014.
  4. [S6181] Lotz Funeral Home Roanoke, online http://www.lotzfuneralhomeroanoke.com, From the Joseph Riley Simmons obituary.
  5. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Beulah Brown Maxey obituary in the Sep 22, 2002 edition.

John William "Willie" Newman1,2

M, b. circa 1868
FatherAdam Honafer Newman3 b. circa 1845
MotherMary Mollie Elmore3,2 b. circa 1845, d. May 5, 1901
     His name was legally changed to John William "Willie" Huffman. John William "Willie" Newman was born circa 1868 at West Virginia.3

Census Records

1870Dwelling 82, Sweet Springs, Monroe Co., West Virginia3
1880Dwelling 133, District 125, Walton, Roane Co., West Virginia2

Citations

  1. [S645] Kraus-Everette Genealogy - Elmore Genalogy, online http://www.larkcom.us/ancestry/elmore/
  2. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S166] National Archives and Records Administration, 1870 United States Federal Census.

Robert Roland Ries1,2

M, b. April 28, 1920, d. March 9, 1982
     Robert Roland Ries married Lillian Adaway Poff, daughter of Charles William "Charlie" Poff and Lausa Ann "Louisa" Hodge.1 His Social Security Number was 474-07-0589.3 Robert Roland Ries was buried at Fort Snelling National Cemetery, Minneapolis, Hennepin Co., Minnesota.4 He was born on April 28, 1920 at St. Paul, Ramsey Co., Minnesota.5,3,4,2 He and Lillian Adaway Poff were divorced on July 28, 1971 at Ramsey Co., Minnesota.6 Robert Roland Ries died on March 9, 1982 at Ramsey Co., Minnesota, at age 61.5,4

Family

Lillian Adaway Poff b. March 19, 1919, d. August 23, 2015
Marriage*He married Lillian Adaway Poff, daughter of Charles William "Charlie" Poff and Lausa Ann "Louisa" Hodge.1 
Divorce* Robert Roland Ries and Lillian Adaway Poff were divorced on July 28, 1971 at Ramsey Co., Minnesota.6 
Children

Citations

  1. [S7158] Pioneer Press, From the Lillian Ries obituary in the Aug 30, 2015 edition.
  2. [S3706] 1926–1975, RG 147. The National Archives at Atlanta, Atlanta, Georgia Records of the Selective Service System, U.S. WWII Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947.
  3. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  4. [S5319] Fort Snelling National Cemetery, Hennepin Co., MN, online http://www.findagrave.com/
  5. [S505] Minnesota Department of Health, Minnesota Death Index, 1908-2017.
  6. [S1962] Minnesota Department of Health, Minnesota Divorce Index, 1970-1995.
  7. [S1157] Minnesota Department of Health, Minnesota Birth Index, 1935-2002.

Jacob Oak "Oakly" Helm Sr.1,2,3

M, b. April 11, 1889, d. 1975
     Jacob Oak "Oakly" Helm Sr. was buried at East Hill Cemetery, both sides of Rt. 11, Elliston, Montgomery Co., Virginia.1,2 He was born on April 11, 1889 at Basham, Montgomery Co., Virginia.4 He married Viola Ellen Poff, daughter of Daniel M. Poff and Louisa Calla R. "Lou" Dickerson, on November 24, 1909 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.1,2,3,5,6 Jacob Oak "Oakly" Helm Sr. died in 1975.1,2

Census Records

1910Dwelling 274, District 92, Alleghany, Montgomery Co., VirginiaEnumerated along with his family in the household of his mother-in-law Lou Poff7
1920Dwelling 217, District 105, Alleghany, Montgomery Co., Virginia8
1930Dwelling 357, District 2, Alleghany, Montgomery Co., Virginia9
1940Dwelling 44, District 61-3, Alleghany, Montgomery Co., Virginia10

Occupation

1910Farm laborer7
1920Farm laborer8
1930Railroad track foreman9
1940Railway section foreman10

Family

Viola Ellen Poff b. April 9, 1889, d. December 9, 1971
Marriage*Jacob Oak "Oakly" Helm Sr. married Viola Ellen Poff, daughter of Daniel M. Poff and Louisa Calla R. "Lou" Dickerson, on November 24, 1909 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.1,2,3,5,6 
Children

Citations

  1. [S237] Ruth G. Hale & Glenna G. Garner, East Hill Cemetery, Montgomery Co., VA.
  2. [S576] Margaret Tynan & Rena Worthen, Montgomery Co., Virginia Cemeteries, Volume I.
  3. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Ernestine Helm Epperly obituary in the Dec 8, 2005 edition.
  4. [S533] National Archives and Records Administration, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-18.
  5. [S2415] Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940, online https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://hr-search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1708698
  6. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  7. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  10. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  11. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Wallace McKinley Helm obituary in the Jul 28, 1997 edition.
  12. [S557] VA Montgomery Co., Register 3, Montgomery Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  13. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.

Mary Sue Elmore1,2

F, b. November 20, 1883, d. February 17, 1921
FatherZedock N. Elmore3,2 b. December, 1853, d. September 28, 1917
MotherSarah Ann LaFon3 b. May, 1855, d. 1927
     Mary Sue Elmore was buried at Friend Cemetery, Ivydale, Clay Co., West Virginia.2 She Mrs. Mary Paxton, wife of Clyde Paxton, daughter of Z. U. Elmore, was born November 20, 1883 and died February 17, 1921, aged 37 years, 3 months and 27 days. She leaves a husband, three daughters, Dolpha, Rhodie, and Adaline; mother, one sister and one brother, Elder J. F. Elmore. Sister Paxton became a member of the Advent Christian church in early life, and proved faithful until her death. Her father, Elder Z. N. Elmore, and Edward, her brother, were both ministers of the West Virginia Conference. All three are sweetly sleeping in the cemetery at Ivydale, West Virginia. Funeral services were conducted by the writer in the presence of a large assembly of friends an relatives.2 She was born on November 20, 1883 at Roane Co., West Virginia.2 As of May 3, 1902,her married name was Paxton.4,2 She married Harrison Leonard "Harris" "Clyde" Paxton, son of Winfield Worthington "Worth" Paxton and Polyrena Malinda "Rena" Burnside, on May 3, 1902.4,2 Mary Sue Elmore died on February 17, 1921 at Clay Co., West Virginia, at age 37.2

Census Records

1900Dwelling 334, District 98, Harper, Roane Co., West Virginia3
1910Dwelling 10, District 1, Buffalo, Clay Co., West Virginia5

Family

Harrison Leonard "Harris" "Clyde" Paxton b. January 7, 1884, d. February 8, 1976
Marriage*Mary Sue Elmore married Harrison Leonard "Harris" "Clyde" Paxton, son of Winfield Worthington "Worth" Paxton and Polyrena Malinda "Rena" Burnside, on May 3, 1902.4,2 
Children

Citations

  1. [S1264] Eugene Elmore, "James Elmore and Camilla Gant."
  2. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, From the Mary Paxton obituary in an unknown edition.
  3. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S1331] Don Norman, "Descendants of Abner Jehu Paxton."
  5. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Westfall-Dulaney marriage record.

Gracie Edith Furrow1

F, b. June 28, 1908, d. December 15, 1990
FatherJohn Fleming Furrow2,3,4,1 b. October 15, 1880, d. June 22, 1956
MotherEliza Alice McNeil2,5,3,4,1 b. October 20, 1879, d. March 7, 1965
     Her Social Security Number was 226-01-5523.6 Gracie Edith Furrow was buried at Huffville Union Church Cemetery, Terrys Fork, Floyd Co., Virginia.7,8,1,9 She was born on June 28, 1908 at Virginia.6,2,7,1,9 She married Clifton Roger Wickham, son of Christian Oscar Wickham and Mary Alice "Sissie" Poff, circa 1927.8,2,10,11,1 As of circa 1927,her married name was Wickham.10 Gracie Edith Furrow died on December 15, 1990 at Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia, at age 82.6,2,7,8,1,9 She SHAWSVILLE - Gracie Edith Wickham, age 82, of 1242 Flick Drive, died Saturday night, December 15, 1990, in a Salem hospital. She was the widow of Clifton R. Wickham and is survived by one daughter, Mrs. Howard W. Bandy, Shawsville; one son, Donald R. Wickham, Salisbury, Md; a sister, Ethel Wimmer, Shawsville; seven grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. The funeral will be at 1:00 p.m. Tuesday from the Richardson-Horne Funeral Home Chapel, conducted by the Rev. Willie Yates, with burial in the Huffville Cemetery, Floyd County. The family requests that in lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Shawsville Rescue Squad, Shawsville, Va.,
24162. Friends may call anytime Monday at the funeral home and the family will receive friends there from 7:00 until 9:00 Monday evening. Arrangements by Richardson-Horne Funeral Home in Christiansburg.
on December 17, 1990.8

Census Records

1910Dwelling 112, District 92, Alleghany, Montgomery Co., Virginia3
1920Dwelling 111, District 105, Alleghany, Montgomery Co., Virginia4
1930Dwelling 245, District 1, Roanoke, Virginia10
1940Dwelling 193, District 119-6, Roanoke, Virginia12

Family

Clifton Roger Wickham b. September 30, 1906, d. March 11, 1975
Marriage*Gracie Edith Furrow married Clifton Roger Wickham, son of Christian Oscar Wickham and Mary Alice "Sissie" Poff, circa 1927.8,2,10,11,1 
Children

Citations

  1. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  2. [S37] "Yesterday"...and Today, online http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~yesterdayandtoday/rwhomepage.html
  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. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, From the Eliza McNeil Furrow obituary in an unknown newspaper.
  6. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  7. [S292] Rena Worthen & Margarette Tynan, Floyd Co. Virginia Cemetery Inscriptions, Volume 1.
  8. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Gracie Edith Wickham obituary in the Dec 17, 1990 edition.
  9. [S4407] Huffville Cemetery, Floyd Co., VA, online http://www.findagrave.com
  10. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  11. [S1859] Eleanor Stuart Mcneil Mullins and Maynard McNeil, "Some Descendants of Jacob Ireson McNeil."
  12. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  13. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Donald R. Wickham obituary in the Jan 2, 2002 edition.
  14. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Reba Wickham Bandy obituary in the Feb 11, 2009 edition.
  15. [S5223] Social Security Administration, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.

William Kenneth "Bill" Cole1,2,3,4

M, b. July 7, 1937, d. August 29, 2016
FatherIrvin Dallas Cole1,2,5,3 b. May 5, 1912, d. June 17, 1997
MotherDora Elsie Chafin2,5,3 b. July 30, 1916, d. May 25, 1987
     William Kenneth "Bill" Cole was buried at Roselawn Memorial Gardens, 2880 North Franklin Street, Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia.3 He was born on July 7, 1937 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.4 He married Lyndall Mae Hall circa 1964.3 William Kenneth "Bill" Cole died on August 29, 2016 at Virginia at age 79.3 He William Kenneth (Bill) Cole, 79, of Pilot, passed away Monday, August 29, 2016. Bill was preceded in death by his parents, Irvin and Elsie Cole. He is survived by his wife of 52 years, Lyndall Hall Cole; daughters and sons-in-law, Shannon and Steve Dove, of Christiansburg, and Sandra and Cary McConnell, of Monroe; grandchildren, Kenneth (Kenny) Dove, (Haley and Madi), of Floyd, Keisha Dove, of Christiansburg, and Cole McConnell, of Monroe; brothers and sisters-in-law, Perry and Jane Cole, and Roy Cole (Glenna); brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Thomas and Catherine Hall, Jack and Ruth Hall, and Roscoe Hall; as well as many nieces, nephews, friends, and coworkers. Bill graduated from Auburn High School in 1954, and served in the United States Navy from 1957 to 1961. He worked at Corning Glass for 20 years, and retired from Findlay Industries, Dublin, in 2002. He also clerked for McNeil Auctions for over 50 years. Bill has lived in Pilot and farmed his entire life. His endeavors to help others was his goal, and he was a very talented person at anything he set forth to do and has passed many traits on to his family. The family would like to thank Dr. Daniel Bauer, Dr. R. Lee Meyers, DeEtta Ray, D.N.P., and Dr. Harry McCoy, and their staff for the great health care received by Bill over the years. The family will receive friends from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday, September 1, 2016, at Horne Funeral Home. The Graveside Service will be held 2 p.m. Friday, September 2, 2016, with full military honors at Roselawn Memorial Gardens with the Rev. Richard Kingrea officiating. on September 1, 2016.3

Census Records

1940Dwelling 73, District 32-11, Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia5

Family

Lyndall Mae Hall
Marriage*William Kenneth "Bill" Cole married Lyndall Mae Hall circa 1964.3 
Children
  • Shannon Cole3
  • Sandra Cole3

Citations

  1. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Irvin Dallas Cole obituary in the Jun 19, 1997 edition.
  2. [S306] Ora Belle Mayberry McColman and Others, Emera Altizer of Montgomery Co., VA and Some of his Descendants 1736-1997.
  3. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the William Kenneth Cole obituary in the Sep 1, 2016 edition.
  4. [S5152] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Birth Records, 1864-2014.
  5. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.

James Earsley Simmons1,2,3,4

M, b. January 20, 1916, d. April 18, 1987
FatherJames William Simmons2,3,4 b. January 21, 1882, d. June 12, 1958
MotherCallie Edwards2,3,4 b. March 27, 1887, d. August 7, 1978
     James Earsley Simmons was buried at Sunset Cemetery, North Franklin Street, Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia.1 He was born on January 20, 1916 at Virginia.1 He married Claudine Cole, daughter of Dallas Lacy Cole and Docia French Altizer, on December 18, 1936 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.2,3,4 James Earsley Simmons died on April 18, 1987 at age 71.1

Census Records

1940Dwelling 93, District 74-16, Prospect, Prince Edward Co., Virginia5

Occupation

1940Highway tractor driver5

Family

Claudine Cole b. August 4, 1919, d. December 22, 1987
Marriage*James Earsley Simmons married Claudine Cole, daughter of Dallas Lacy Cole and Docia French Altizer, on December 18, 1936 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.2,3,4 
Children
  • Patricia Simmons3,4
  • James Daniel Simmons3,4
  • David Gene Simmons3,4
  • Roger Lee Simmons5
  • Betty F. Simmons3,4,5

Citations

  1. [S65] Rena Worthen & Margarette Tynan, Montgomery County Virginia Cemetery Reading of Sunset Cemetery, Christiansburg.
  2. [S55] Montgomery Co., Virginia Court House, Register 2, Montgomery Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  3. [S331] William Lindsay Lawrence, Judy G. Blackwell, Erma C. Sowers, and Mabel Collins Willis Ora Belle Mayberry McColeman, Descendants of Elder John Lawrence.
  4. [S306] Ora Belle Mayberry McColman and Others, Emera Altizer of Montgomery Co., VA and Some of his Descendants 1736-1997.
  5. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.

James William Simmons1,2

M, b. January 21, 1882, d. June 12, 1958
     James William Simmons was buried at Sunset Cemetery, North Franklin Street, Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia.1 He married Callie Edwards. James William Simmons was born on January 21, 1882.2 He died on June 12, 1958 at age 76.1

Family

Callie Edwards b. March 27, 1887, d. August 7, 1978
Marriage*He married Callie Edwards
Child

Citations

  1. [S65] Rena Worthen & Margarette Tynan, Montgomery County Virginia Cemetery Reading of Sunset Cemetery, Christiansburg.
  2. [S533] National Archives and Records Administration, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-18.
  3. [S55] Montgomery Co., Virginia Court House, Register 2, Montgomery Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  4. [S331] William Lindsay Lawrence, Judy G. Blackwell, Erma C. Sowers, and Mabel Collins Willis Ora Belle Mayberry McColeman, Descendants of Elder John Lawrence.
  5. [S306] Ora Belle Mayberry McColman and Others, Emera Altizer of Montgomery Co., VA and Some of his Descendants 1736-1997.

Callie Edwards

F, b. March 27, 1887, d. August 7, 1978
     Callie Edwards married James William Simmons. Callie Edwards was buried at Sunset Cemetery, North Franklin Street, Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia.1 Her married name was Simmons. She was born on March 27, 1887.1 She died on August 7, 1978 at age 91.1

Family

James William Simmons b. January 21, 1882, d. June 12, 1958
Marriage*She married James William Simmons
Child

Citations

  1. [S65] Rena Worthen & Margarette Tynan, Montgomery County Virginia Cemetery Reading of Sunset Cemetery, Christiansburg.
  2. [S55] Montgomery Co., Virginia Court House, Register 2, Montgomery Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  3. [S331] William Lindsay Lawrence, Judy G. Blackwell, Erma C. Sowers, and Mabel Collins Willis Ora Belle Mayberry McColeman, Descendants of Elder John Lawrence.
  4. [S306] Ora Belle Mayberry McColman and Others, Emera Altizer of Montgomery Co., VA and Some of his Descendants 1736-1997.

Rev. Jonathan Franklin "John" Elmore1,2,3

M, b. July 22, 1878, d. May 22, 1951
FatherZedock N. Elmore4,5,2,6 b. December, 1853, d. September 28, 1917
MotherSarah Ann LaFon4,5,2 b. May, 1855, d. 1927
     Rev. Jonathan Franklin "John" Elmore was buried at Sunset Memorial Park, South Charleston, Kanawha Co., West Virginia.2,7,3 He was born on July 22, 1878 at West Virginia.8,1 He married Vernella "Nilla" "Vernilla" Procious, daughter of Adam Procious and Mary M. Paxton, circa 1902.9,10,11,7,12 Rev. Jonathan Franklin "John" Elmore died on May 22, 1951 at Charleston, Kanawha Co., West Virginia, at age 72.2,7 He Rev. John F. Elmore, 72, retired Advent Christian minister, died early yesterday morning in a local hospital after a long illness. He lived at 609 Hillsdale Dr. Service will be at 2 p.m. tomorrow in the First Advent Christen Church. Rev. Herbert Spencer of Parkersburg will Officiate and burial will be in Sunset Memorial Park. The body is at the Bartlett Mortuary and will be taken to the church an hour before the service. Mr. Elmore had been a minister 51 years before his retirement Aug. 27, 1950. His last pastorate was the Elmore Memorial Advent Christian Church, where he served 35 years. A native of Clay County, he came to Charleston in 1913 and took over the pastorate of the First Advent Christian Church on Randolph St. At that time he had been a minister for 14 years. He was ordained to the ministry in 1899. The Elmore Church as named for Rev. R. C. Elmore, an uncle of Mr. Elmore. In addition to church work he was affiliated with Elkana Lodge No. 95, IOFF. Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Nilla Procious Elmore; a daughter, Mrs. Orville Reynolds, and a sister, Mrs. Letha Schoolcraft, both of Charleston. on May 23, 1951.7

Census Records

1880Dwelling 136, District 125, Roane Co., West Virginia5
1900Dwelling 334, District 98, Harper, Roane Co., West Virginia4
1910Dwelling 28, District 1, Buffalo, Clay Co., West Virginia11
1920Dwelling 143, District 96, Charleston, Kanawha Co., West Virginia8
1930Dwelling 125, District 36, Charleston, Kanawha Co., West Virginia13

Occupation

1900Minister4
1910Minister11
1920Church clergyman8
1930Church pastor13

Family

Vernella "Nilla" "Vernilla" Procious b. September 17, 1885, d. March 7, 1974
Marriage*Rev. Jonathan Franklin "John" Elmore married Vernella "Nilla" "Vernilla" Procious, daughter of Adam Procious and Mary M. Paxton, circa 1902.9,10,11,7,12 
Child

Citations

  1. [S533] National Archives and Records Administration, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-18.
  2. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the John Franklin Elmore death certificate.
  3. [S5119] Sunset Memorial Park, Kanawha Co., WV, online http://www.findagrave.com/
  4. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, From the Mary Paxton obituary in an unknown edition.
  7. [S616] Charleston Gazette, From the John F. Elmore obituary in the May 23, 1951 edition.
  8. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S117] John Thompson Family (Paxton descendant), online http://awt.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=thompson_family&id=I00218
  10. [S1264] Eugene Elmore, "James Elmore and Camilla Gant."
  11. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  12. [S993] Charleston Daily Mail, From the Nilla Elmore obituary in the Mar 7, 1974 edition.
  13. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.