Talmadge Bryant Williams Sr.1,2,3,4

M, b. February 17, 1911, d. December 14, 1992
     Talmadge Bryant Williams Sr. married Fritzie Mae Light, daughter of Jasper Wade Light and Lula Guy Vest.1,2 His Social Security Number was 224-09-2469.5 Talmadge Bryant Williams Sr. was born on February 17, 1911 at Franklin Co., Virginia.1,5,3,6 He died on December 14, 1992 at Roanoke Co., Virginia, at age 81.5,4,6

Family

Fritzie Mae Light b. June 17, 1916, d. August 8, 2001
Marriage*He married Fritzie Mae Light, daughter of Jasper Wade Light and Lula Guy Vest.1,2 
Children

Citations

  1. [S331] William Lindsay Lawrence, Judy G. Blackwell, Erma C. Sowers, and Mabel Collins Willis Ora Belle Mayberry McColeman, Descendants of Elder John Lawrence.
  2. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Fritzie Mae Williams obituary in the Aug 9, 2001 edition.
  3. [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.
  4. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  5. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  6. [S3600] U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, U.S., Department of Veterans Affairs BIRLS Death File, 1850-2010.
  7. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  8. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Talmadge B. Williams, Jr. obituary in the Feb 4, 2021 edition.

Talmadge Bryant Williams Jr.1,2,3,4,5

M, b. May 22, 1946, d. January 29, 2021
FatherTalmadge Bryant Williams Sr.1,2,3,5 b. February 17, 1911, d. December 14, 1992
MotherFritzie Mae Light1,2,3,5 b. June 17, 1916, d. August 8, 2001
     Talmadge Bryant Williams Jr. married Terrie Unknown.2 Talmadge Bryant Williams Jr. was born on May 22, 1946 at Roanoke, Virginia.1,3,4 He married Faye Ann Robertson on July 1, 1967 at Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia.3 Talmadge Bryant Williams Jr. and Faye Ann Robertson were divorced on November 4, 1980 at Botetourt Co., Virginia.4 Talmadge Bryant Williams Jr. married Eva Joyce Bostic on January 3, 1981 at Botetourt Co., Virginia.3 Talmadge Bryant Williams Jr. and Eva Joyce Bostic were divorced on August 2, 1983 at Roanoke, Virginia.4 Talmadge Bryant Williams Jr. married Mary Gwendolyn Dillard on October 8, 1983 at Roanoke, Virginia.3 Talmadge Bryant Williams Jr. and Mary Gwendolyn Dillard were divorced on November 7, 1995 at Botetourt Co., Virginia.4 Talmadge Bryant Williams Jr. died on January 29, 2021 at Virginia at age 74.5 He Talmadge B. Williams Jr., of Roanoke, passed away on Friday, January 29, 2021. He was preceded in death by parents, Talmadge Bryant Sr. and Fritzie Light Williams. He is survived by his fiancé, Rosemary Tench; cousins, Trina Moreland and husband, Wayne Murray, Brenda Clark Gibson and Sandy and Jim Light; stepson, Phillip Wright-Williams; and special friend, Bill East. A Celebration of Life will be held at later time. on February 4, 2021.5

Family 1

Terrie Unknown
Marriage*He married Terrie Unknown.2 

Family 2

Faye Ann Robertson
Marriage*Talmadge Bryant Williams Jr. married Faye Ann Robertson on July 1, 1967 at Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia.3 
Divorce* Talmadge Bryant Williams Jr. and Faye Ann Robertson were divorced on November 4, 1980 at Botetourt Co., Virginia.4 
Child
  • Phillip Williams2

Family 3

Eva Joyce Bostic
Marriage*Talmadge Bryant Williams Jr. married Eva Joyce Bostic on January 3, 1981 at Botetourt Co., Virginia.3 
Divorce* Talmadge Bryant Williams Jr. and Eva Joyce Bostic were divorced on August 2, 1983 at Roanoke, Virginia.4 

Family 4

Mary Gwendolyn Dillard
Marriage*Talmadge Bryant Williams Jr. married Mary Gwendolyn Dillard on October 8, 1983 at Roanoke, Virginia.3 
Divorce* Talmadge Bryant Williams Jr. and Mary Gwendolyn Dillard were divorced on November 7, 1995 at Botetourt Co., Virginia.4 

Citations

  1. [S331] William Lindsay Lawrence, Judy G. Blackwell, Erma C. Sowers, and Mabel Collins Willis Ora Belle Mayberry McColeman, Descendants of Elder John Lawrence.
  2. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Fritzie Mae Williams obituary in the Aug 9, 2001 edition.
  3. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  4. [S5151] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Divorce Records, 1918-2014.
  5. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Talmadge B. Williams, Jr. obituary in the Feb 4, 2021 edition.

D. L. Conner1

M, b. circa 1848
FatherWilliam A. Conner1 b. August 23, 1805, d. April 8, 1888
MotherLucinda Cole1 b. circa 1811, d. before August 10, 1870
     D. L. Conner was born circa 1848 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1

Census Records

1850Dwelling 81, District 15, Floyd Co., Virginia1

Citations

  1. [S153] National Archives and Records Administration, 1850 United States Federal Census.

William Gilchrist Fry1,2,3

M, b. December 13, 1908, d. April 14, 1962
     William Gilchrist Fry was buried at Sherwood Burial Park, 1045 Lynchburg Turnpike, Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia.1 He was born on December 13, 1908 at Monroe Co., West Virginia.1 He married Martha Ann Wilson, daughter of Joseph Cephas "Joe" Wilson and Nora Frances Walton, on July 9, 1958 at Vinton, Roanoke Co., Virginia.1,3 William Gilchrist Fry died on April 14, 1962 at Roanoke, Virginia, at age 53.1

Family

Martha Ann Wilson b. April 18, 1908, d. January 29, 1990
Marriage*He married Martha Ann Wilson, daughter of Joseph Cephas "Joe" Wilson and Nora Frances Walton, on July 9, 1958 at Vinton, Roanoke Co., Virginia.1,3 

Citations

  1. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  2. [S5151] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Divorce Records, 1918-2014.
  3. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.

Evelyn Firebaugh1

F, b. December 1, 1922, d. January 8, 1997
     Evelyn Firebaugh married Selby Norman "Buddy" Light, son of Jasper Wade Light and Lula Guy Vest.2 Her Social Security Number was 227-14-1535.3 Evelyn Firebaugh was buried at Sherwood Burial Park, 1045 Lynchburg Turnpike, Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia.2 Her married name was Light. She was born on December 1, 1922.3 She died on January 8, 1997 at Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia, at age 74.2,3 She LIGHT, Evelyn F., 74 of Roanoke passed away Wednesday, January 8, 1997 in a Salem Hospital. She was a member of Green Ridge Baptist Church and The United Ostomy Association. Mrs. Light retired from Leggett's. Surviving are her husband, Selby N. Light; son and daughter-in-law, Jimmy and Linda Light, Catawba; daughter and son-in-law, Cheryl and Don Barbour, Copper Hill; daughter, Sandra K. Light, Vinton; six grandchildren; one great-grandson; a niece, Dian Porter, Roanoke; nephew, Russell Colbert, Jr., Pittsburgh, Pa. Funeral services will be 11:30 a.m. Saturday, January 11, 1997 from Oakey's North Chapel. The Reverend Michael Palmer will officiate. Interment will be in Sherwood Memorial Park. Memorials may be made to The United Ostomy Association, c/o Bill Mason, 2355 Howard Road, SW, Roanoke, VA 24015. The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Friday at Oakey's North Chapel. on January 10, 1997.2

Family

Selby Norman "Buddy" Light b. December 23, 1918, d. September 8, 2000
Marriage*She married Selby Norman "Buddy" Light, son of Jasper Wade Light and Lula Guy Vest.2 
Children
  • Jimmy Wade Light4,2,5
  • Sandra K. Light4,2,5,6
  • Cheryl Light4,2

Citations

  1. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Evelyn F. Light obituary in the Jan 9, 1997 edition.
  2. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Evelyn F. Light obituary in the Jan 10, 1997 edition.
  3. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  4. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Selby Norman Light obituary in the Sep 10, 2000 edition.
  5. [S331] William Lindsay Lawrence, Judy G. Blackwell, Erma C. Sowers, and Mabel Collins Willis Ora Belle Mayberry McColeman, Descendants of Elder John Lawrence.
  6. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Gina Thornton Holley obituary in the Oct 25, 1994 edition.

Gina D. Thornton1,2,3

F, b. September 4, 1963, d. October 23, 1994
FatherH. Malcolm Thornton Jr.4,2,3
MotherSandra K. Light4,2,3
     Gina D. Thornton was buried at Sherwood Burial Park, 1045 Lynchburg Turnpike, Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia.3 Her Social Security Number was 229-04-2822.5 Her married name was Holley.2 She married Frederick S. "Fred" Holley Jr.2,3 Gina D. Thornton was born on September 4, 1963.2,5 She died on October 23, 1994 at Virginia at age 31.2,3,5 She HOLLEY, Gina Thornton, 31, of Roanoke, went to be with her Lord and Savior, Sunday October 23, 1994 at her home. She was a member of Green Ridge Baptist Church and Beta Sigma Phi Sorority. She was associated with the HANDS Group of Roanoke Valley and was a graduate of the Community Hospital School of Practical Nursing. Surviving are her husband, Fred Holley, Jr; son, Joshua Holley, of the home; mother, Sandra Light Thornton, Vinton; father, H. Malcom Thornton, Jr., Christiansburg; sister and brother-in-law, Stephanie and Todd McCray, Roanoke; brother, Christopher Thornton, Vinton; mother-in-law, Alice Marie Holley, Bradenton, Fla; grandparents, Selby N. and Evelyn Light, Jean Adams Thornton, all of Roanoke. Funeral services will be conducted from Oakey's Vinton Chapel, 10 a.m. Wednesday, October 26, 1994 with the Rev. J. Michael Palmer officiating. Burial will be Sherwood Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers the family suggests memorials be made to the Juvenile Diabetes Foundation or Roanoke Emergency Services. Friends may call at Oakey's Vinton Chapel. on October 25, 1994.3

Family

Frederick S. "Fred" Holley Jr.
Marriage*She married Frederick S. "Fred" Holley Jr.2,3 
Child
  • Joshua Holley3

Citations

  1. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Selby Norman Light obituary in the Sep 10, 2000 edition.
  2. [S2752] City of Salem VA Archives - Sherwood Memorial Park, online http://files.usgwarchives.org/va/salem/cemeteries/
  3. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Gina Thornton Holley obituary in the Oct 25, 1994 edition.
  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. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.

Brinton Hanley "Doc" Sumner1,2,3

M, b. February 15, 1903, d. February 16, 1969
FatherDr. James Clint Sumner4,5,6,7 b. February 2, 1866, d. December 4, 1940
MotherAttie Maloney "Atty" Lawrence4,5,6,7 b. November 30, 1875, d. March 9, 1941
     Brinton Hanley "Doc" Sumner was buried at Roselawn Burial Park, 103 Clearview Drive, Martinsville, Virginia.2,3 He married Margaret Mary Deering.8 Brinton Hanley "Doc" Sumner was born on February 15, 1903 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,3 He died on February 16, 1969 at Bassett, Henry Co., Virginia, at age 66.2,3

Census Records

1910Dwelling 36, District 52, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia5
1920Dwelling 84, District 101, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia6
1930Dwelling 188, District 3, Roanoke, Virginia7

Occupation

1930Electric company linesman7

Family

Margaret Mary Deering b. May 14, 1922, d. May 3, 2009
Marriage*Brinton Hanley "Doc" Sumner married Margaret Mary Deering.8 

Citations

  1. [S1427] National Archives and Records Administration, U.S. World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946.
  2. [S3752] Roselawn Burial Park , Martinsville, VA, online http://www.findagrave.com
  3. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  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. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S184] Martinsville Bulletin, From the Margaret Deering Sumner obituary in the May 4, 2009 edition.

Thomas Seldon Sumner1,2,3,4,5

M, b. February 4, 1904, d. June 19, 1966
FatherDr. James Clint Sumner1,2,3,4,5,6 b. February 2, 1866, d. December 4, 1940
MotherAttie Maloney "Atty" Lawrence1,2,3,4,5,6 b. November 30, 1875, d. March 9, 1941
     His Social Security Number was 230-12-5034.7 Thomas Seldon Sumner was buried at Evergreen Burial Park, 1307 Summit Ave SW, Roanoke, Virginia.5 He was born on February 4, 1904 at Floyd Co., Virginia; His death certificate has a birth year of 1905.7,5,6 He married Annie Belle Dillon on November 25, 1931 at Rocky Mount, Franklin Co., Virginia.5,6 Thomas Seldon Sumner died on June 19, 1966 at Rocky Mount, Franklin Co., Virginia, at age 62.7,5

Census Records

1910Dwelling 36, District 52, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia2
1920Dwelling 84, District 101, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia3
1930Dwelling 188, District 3, Roanoke, Virginia4
1940Dwelling 218, District 34-8, Gills Creek, Franklin Co., Virginia8

Occupation

1930State highway foreman4
1940Farmer8

Family

Annie Belle Dillon b. September 30, 1901, d. August 31, 1972
Marriage*Thomas Seldon Sumner married Annie Belle Dillon on November 25, 1931 at Rocky Mount, Franklin Co., Virginia.5,6 
Child

Citations

  1. [S331] William Lindsay Lawrence, Judy G. Blackwell, Erma C. Sowers, and Mabel Collins Willis Ora Belle Mayberry McColeman, Descendants of Elder John Lawrence.
  2. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  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. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  6. [S2415] Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940, online https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://hr-search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1708698
  7. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  8. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  10. [S5152] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Birth Records, 1864-2014.

James Russell Sumner1,2,3,4,5,6,7

M, b. June 20, 1907, d. November 5, 1975
FatherDr. James Clint Sumner1,2,3,4,5 b. February 2, 1866, d. December 4, 1940
MotherAttie Maloney "Atty" Lawrence1,2,3,4,5 b. November 30, 1875, d. March 9, 1941
     James Russell Sumner was buried at High Bridge Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Natural Bridge, Rockbridge Co., Virginia.5,6 His Social Security Number was 224-09-4682.8 He married Edna Ruby Hall.5,9 James Russell Sumner was born on June 20, 1907 at Huffville, Floyd Co., Virginia.4,5,6,8 He married Lottie Virginia Naff on October 28, 1950 at Roanoke, Virginia.7 James Russell Sumner and Lottie Virginia Naff were divorced on July 26, 1955 at Roanoke, Virginia.7 James Russell Sumner died on November 5, 1975 at Richmond, Virginia, at age 68.5,6

Census Records

1910Dwelling 36, District 52, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia2
1920Dwelling 84, District 101, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia3

Family 1

Edna Ruby Hall b. September 24, 1923, d. January 12, 2007
Marriage*James Russell Sumner married Edna Ruby Hall.5,9 

Family 2

Lottie Virginia Naff b. April 27, 1908, d. June 24, 1986
Marriage*James Russell Sumner married Lottie Virginia Naff on October 28, 1950 at Roanoke, Virginia.7 
Divorce* James Russell Sumner and Lottie Virginia Naff were divorced on July 26, 1955 at Roanoke, Virginia.7 

Citations

  1. [S331] William Lindsay Lawrence, Judy G. Blackwell, Erma C. Sowers, and Mabel Collins Willis Ora Belle Mayberry McColeman, Descendants of Elder John Lawrence.
  2. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 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. [S3525] High Bridge Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Rockbridge Co., VA, online http://www.findagrave.com
  7. [S5151] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Divorce Records, 1918-2014.
  8. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  9. [S6069] Alleghany Journal, From the Edna Ruby Hall Sumner obituary.

Cecil Richea Sumner1,2,3,4,5,6

M, b. April 26, 1909, d. May 21, 1988
FatherDr. James Clint Sumner1,2,3,5,6 b. February 2, 1866, d. December 4, 1940
MotherAttie Maloney "Atty" Lawrence1,2,3,5,6 b. November 30, 1875, d. March 9, 1941
     His Social Security Number was 228-32-9617.7 Cecil Richea Sumner was born on April 26, 1909 at Floyd Co., Virginia.7,5,6 He married Margaret C. Stinnett on January 28, 1939 at Stafford, Alleghany Co., Virginia.5,4 Cecil Richea Sumner died on May 21, 1988 at Fauquier Co., Virginia, at age 79.7,4

Census Records

1910Dwelling 36, District 52, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia2
1920Dwelling 84, District 101, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia3
1930Dwelling 243, District 3, Roanoke, Virginia8

Occupation

1930Railroad electrician8

Family

Margaret C. Stinnett b. April 5, 1918, d. June 30, 1976
Marriage*Cecil Richea Sumner married Margaret C. Stinnett on January 28, 1939 at Stafford, Alleghany Co., Virginia.5,4 

Citations

  1. [S331] William Lindsay Lawrence, Judy G. Blackwell, Erma C. Sowers, and Mabel Collins Willis Ora Belle Mayberry McColeman, Descendants of Elder John Lawrence.
  2. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  5. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  6. [S5152] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Birth Records, 1864-2014.
  7. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  8. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.

Estes Burnett Sumner1,2

F, b. September 9, 1911, d. September 26, 1999
FatherDr. James Clint Sumner3,4,5,1,2 b. February 2, 1866, d. December 4, 1940
MotherAttie Maloney "Atty" Lawrence3,4,5,1,2 b. November 30, 1875, d. March 9, 1941
     Estes Burnett Sumner was buried at Evergreen Burial Park, 1307 Summit Ave SW, Roanoke, Virginia.6 Her Social Security Number was 230-60-4293.2 She was born on September 9, 1911 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2 As of May 25, 1933,her married name was Rorer.1 She married John Berkley Rorer on May 25, 1933 at Roanoke, Virginia.1,6,7 Estes Burnett Sumner died on September 26, 1999 at Roanoke, Virginia, at age 88.2,6,7 She RORER, Estes Burnett, ("Granny"), 88, of Roanoke, passed away in a local hospital, Sunday, September 26, 1999. She was preceded in death by her husband, John B. Rorer; and was a member of Belmont Baptist Church. Mrs. Rorer was a homemaker most of her life, but at the age of 60, she went to work in the dietary kitchen of the Roanoke Memorial Rehab. She retired at the age of 83 and was the "Employee of the Year" in 1994. Surviving are her sons, John W. Rorer of Salem, and Morris P. Rorer of Wilmington, Del; two nieces, Margie Beckelhimer of Roanoke, and Eva Conner of Check; numerous other nieces and nephews; and special friends, Leon and Judy Austin of Roanoke. Funeral services will be conducted from Oakey's Roanoke Chapel, 12 noon Wednesday, September 29, with the Rev. Virgil McHome officiating. Interment will be in Evergreen Burial Park. The family will receive friends at Oakey's Roanoke Tuesday 7 to 9 p.m. on September 29, 1999.6

Census Records

1920Dwelling 84, District 101, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia4
1930Dwelling 178, District 3, Roanoke, Virginia5
1940Dwelling 179, District 119-35, Roanoke, Virginia8

Family

John Berkley Rorer b. April 15, 1899, d. December 21, 1974
Marriage*Estes Burnett Sumner married John Berkley Rorer on May 25, 1933 at Roanoke, Virginia.1,6,7 
Children

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. [S5223] Social Security Administration, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.
  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. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Estes Burnett Rorer obituary in the Sep 29, 1999 edition.
  7. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  8. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  10. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the John Walton Rorer obituary in the Jan 30, 2004 edition.

Arthur Silven Lawrence1,2

M, b. August 23, 1879, d. July 18, 1941
FatherDarius A. Lawrence3,4,2 b. October 16, 1853, d. March 21, 1918
MotherEmma Zetta Hall3,4,2 b. December 21, 1855, d. March 14, 1944
     Arthur Silven Lawrence was buried at Cole Cemetery, on the J. Kyle Cole farm, near junction Rts. 612 & 673, Flint/Double Springs area, Floyd Co., Virginia.5 He was born on August 23, 1879 at Terrys Fork, Floyd Co., Virginia; His gravestone and death certificate have an incorrect birth year of 1880.5,6,3,1,2 He married Flora Jane McGuire on May 16, 1900 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.7,4 Arthur Silven Lawrence died on July 18, 1941 at Staunton, Augusta Co., Virginia, at age 61.5,1

Census Records

1880Dwelling 322, District 30, Floyd Co., Virginia3
1890Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia8
1900Dwelling 188, District 19, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia9
1910Dwelling 108, District 52, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia10
1930Dwelling 1, District 11, Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia11
1940Dwelling 244, District 81-23, Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia12

Occupation

1900Farm laborer9
1910Carpenter10
1930Carpenter11

Family

Flora Jane McGuire b. July, 1880
Marriage*Arthur Silven Lawrence married Flora Jane McGuire on May 16, 1900 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.7,4 
Children

Citations

  1. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  2. [S5223] Social Security Administration, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.
  3. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 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. [S269] Edgar L. Vest, Cole Family Cemetery, Floyd Co., VA.
  6. [S533] National Archives and Records Administration, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-18.
  7. [S331] William Lindsay Lawrence, Judy G. Blackwell, Erma C. Sowers, and Mabel Collins Willis Ora Belle Mayberry McColeman, Descendants of Elder John Lawrence.
  8. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  10. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  11. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  12. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  13. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Frank Smart Lawrence obituary in the Oct 5, 2002 edition.
  14. [S5152] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Birth Records, 1864-2014.
  15. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.

Flora Jane McGuire1,2

F, b. July, 1880
     Flora Jane McGuire was born in July, 1880 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.3 She married Arthur Silven Lawrence, son of Darius A. Lawrence and Emma Zetta Hall, on May 16, 1900 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.1,2 As of May 16, 1900,her married name was Lawrence.2

Census Records

1900Dwelling 188, District 19, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia3
1910Dwelling 108, District 52, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia4
1930Dwelling 1, District 11, Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia5
1940Dwelling 244, District 81-23, Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia6

Family

Arthur Silven Lawrence b. August 23, 1879, d. July 18, 1941
Marriage*Flora Jane McGuire married Arthur Silven Lawrence, son of Darius A. Lawrence and Emma Zetta Hall, on May 16, 1900 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.1,2 
Children

Citations

  1. [S331] William Lindsay Lawrence, Judy G. Blackwell, Erma C. Sowers, and Mabel Collins Willis Ora Belle Mayberry McColeman, Descendants of Elder John Lawrence.
  2. [S2415] Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940, online https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://hr-search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1708698
  3. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Frank Smart Lawrence obituary in the Oct 5, 2002 edition.
  8. [S5152] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Birth Records, 1864-2014.
  9. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  10. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.

Riner Edward Lawrence1,2,3

M, b. May 1, 1902, d. October 11, 1969
FatherArthur Silven Lawrence1,4,5,2 b. August 23, 1879, d. July 18, 1941
MotherFlora Jane McGuire1,4,5,2 b. July, 1880
     His Social Security Number was 231-32-9553.6 Riner Edward Lawrence was buried at Sherwood Burial Park, 1045 Lynchburg Turnpike, Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia.7,3 He was born on May 1, 1902 at Floyd Co., Virginia.6,1,7,2,3 He married Lola Dorothy "Lonnie" Honaker, daughter of Floyd Henry Honaker and Alta Mae Unknown, on April 30, 1927 at Roanoke Co., Virginia.1,7 Riner Edward Lawrence died on October 11, 1969 at Roanoke, Virginia, at age 67.6,7,3

Census Records

1910Dwelling 108, District 52, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia4
1940Dwelling 260, District 81-18, Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia8

Occupation

1940State highway helper8

Family

Lola Dorothy "Lonnie" Honaker b. January 13, 1906, d. September 24, 1980
Marriage*Riner Edward Lawrence married Lola Dorothy "Lonnie" Honaker, daughter of Floyd Henry Honaker and Alta Mae Unknown, on April 30, 1927 at Roanoke Co., Virginia.1,7 
Children

Citations

  1. [S331] William Lindsay Lawrence, Judy G. Blackwell, Erma C. Sowers, and Mabel Collins Willis Ora Belle Mayberry McColeman, Descendants of Elder John Lawrence.
  2. [S5152] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Birth Records, 1864-2014.
  3. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  4. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Frank Smart Lawrence obituary in the Oct 5, 2002 edition.
  6. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  7. [S2752] City of Salem VA Archives - Sherwood Memorial Park, online http://files.usgwarchives.org/va/salem/cemeteries/
  8. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S5223] Social Security Administration, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.
  10. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.

Lola Dorothy "Lonnie" Honaker1,2

F, b. January 13, 1906, d. September 24, 1980
FatherFloyd Henry Honaker3
MotherAlta Mae Unknown3
     Her Social Security Number was 225-12-8364.4 Lola Dorothy "Lonnie" Honaker was born on January 13, 1906.4 She married Riner Edward Lawrence, son of Arthur Silven Lawrence and Flora Jane McGuire, on April 30, 1927 at Roanoke Co., Virginia.3,5 As of April 30, 1927,her married name was Lawrence.3 Lola Dorothy "Lonnie" Honaker died on September 24, 1980 at age 74.

Census Records

1940Dwelling 260, District 81-18, Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia6

Family

Riner Edward Lawrence b. May 1, 1902, d. October 11, 1969
Marriage*Lola Dorothy "Lonnie" Honaker married Riner Edward Lawrence, son of Arthur Silven Lawrence and Flora Jane McGuire, on April 30, 1927 at Roanoke Co., Virginia.3,5 
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. [S331] William Lindsay Lawrence, Judy G. Blackwell, Erma C. Sowers, and Mabel Collins Willis Ora Belle Mayberry McColeman, Descendants of Elder John Lawrence.
  4. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  5. [S2752] City of Salem VA Archives - Sherwood Memorial Park, online http://files.usgwarchives.org/va/salem/cemeteries/
  6. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S5223] Social Security Administration, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.

Wallace James "Wally" Wilson1,2,3

M, b. July 28, 1929, d. July 21, 2008
FatherWellington Labon "Will" Wilson4,5,6,1,7,3 b. February 25, 1901, d. December 23, 1984
MotherMary Elizabeth "Lizzie" Conner4,5,6,1,7,3 b. August 8, 1902, d. January 15, 1978
     Wallace James "Wally" Wilson was buried at Fairfax Memorial Park, 9900 Braddock Road, Fairfax, Fairfax Co., Virginia.2 He was born on July 28, 1929 at Floyd Co., Virginia.8,3 He married Martha Inez Meade on March 12, 1955 at Roanoke, Virginia.1,3 Wallace James "Wally" Wilson died on July 21, 2008 at Fairfax, Fairfax Co., Virginia, at age 78.2,8 He Wallace James (Wally) Wilson, 78, of Fairfax, Va., passed away on Monday, July 21, 2008, at INOVA Fair Oaks Hospital. He was preceded in death by his beloved wife, Inez M. Wilson. He was the devoted father of Larry Dean and Garry Gene Wilson; son of Will and Mary Wilson; and brother of Williard Wilson, of Salem, Va., and Joe Ann Sutliff, of Roanoke, Va. Friends may call at Fairfax Memorial Funeral Home, 9902 Braddock Road, Fairfax, Va., on Thursday, July 24, 2008, from 6 to 8 p.m. Graveside services will be held 12:30 p.m. on Friday, July 25, 2008, at Fairfax Memorial Park, 9900 Braddock Road, Fairfax, Va. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Fair Oaks Church, 4601 West Ox Road, Fairfax, Va., and Lukemia Society of America, 600 Third Ave., New York, N.Y. 10016. on July 24, 2008.2

Census Records

1930Dwelling 92, District 12, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia4

Family

Martha Inez Meade b. May 6, 1934, d. August 19, 2007
Marriage*Wallace James "Wally" Wilson married Martha Inez Meade on March 12, 1955 at Roanoke, Virginia.1,3 
Children
  • Larry Dean Wilson1,2
  • Gary Gene Wilson1,2

Citations

  1. [S349] Erma C. Sowers, A Report on the Descendants of Henry Iddings and Abigail Richardson.
  2. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Wallace James Wilson obituary in the Jul 24, 2008 edition.
  3. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  4. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Woodrow Harvey Wilson obituary in the Feb 13, 2003 edition.
  6. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, From the Mary Elizabeth Wilson obituary in an unknown newspaper.
  7. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Willard Commodore Wilson obituary in the Jul 14, 2014 edition.
  8. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.

James Rigby Lawrence1,2,3,4

M, b. October 2, 1904, d. October 5, 1965
FatherArthur Silven Lawrence2,3,5,4 b. August 23, 1879, d. July 18, 1941
MotherFlora Jane McGuire2,3,5,4 b. July, 1880
     His Social Security Number was 228-10-8675.6 James Rigby Lawrence was buried at Sherwood Burial Park, 1045 Lynchburg Turnpike, Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia.4 He was born on October 2, 1904 at Virginia.4,6 He married Lucy Evelyn Boothe, daughter of Andy Boothe and Susan Unknown, on May 2, 1925 at Roanoke Co., Virginia.1,2 James Rigby Lawrence died on October 5, 1965 at Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia, at age 61.4

Census Records

1910Dwelling 108, District 52, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia3
1930Dwelling 67, District 10, Salem, Roanoke Co., VirginiaEnumerated with his family in the household of his brother-in-law Aubrey Booth7
1940Dwelling 29, District 81-27, Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia8

Occupation

1930Roofing tinner7
1940Rayon mill sheet metal worker8

Family

Lucy Evelyn Boothe b. November 2, 1902, d. June 22, 1994
Marriage*James Rigby Lawrence married Lucy Evelyn Boothe, daughter of Andy Boothe and Susan Unknown, on May 2, 1925 at Roanoke Co., Virginia.1,2 
Children
  • Alene Frances Lawrence1,7,8,9
  • James J. Lawrence1,8,9
  • Betty Jean Lawrence1,8,9

Citations

  1. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Lucy Boothe Lawrence obituary in the Jun 23, 1994 edition.
  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. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  5. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Frank Smart Lawrence obituary in the Oct 5, 2002 edition.
  6. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  7. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.

Lucy Evelyn Boothe1,2

F, b. November 2, 1902, d. June 22, 1994
FatherAndy Boothe2
MotherSusan Unknown2
     Her Social Security Number was 258-08-7643.3 Lucy Evelyn Boothe was buried at Sherwood Burial Park, 1045 Lynchburg Turnpike, Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia.1 She was born on November 2, 1902 at Virginia.3 She married James Rigby Lawrence, son of Arthur Silven Lawrence and Flora Jane McGuire, on May 2, 1925 at Roanoke Co., Virginia.1,2 As of May 2, 1925,her married name was Lawrence. Lucy Evelyn Boothe died on June 22, 1994 at Virginia at age 91.1,3 She LAWRENCE, Lucy Boothe, 91, of Salem, died Wednesday, June 22, 1994, in a local hospital. She was preceded in death by her husband, James R. Lawrence. Survivors include a son and daughter-in-law, James J. And Ruby Lawrence, Austell, Georgia; daughters and sons-in-law, Alene and Harvey Pasley, Georgia, Betty and Claude Firebaugh, Salem; 10 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren. Graveside services will be held 11a.m., Friday at the Sherwood Memorial Park with Geno Wygal, officiating. The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 tonight at the John M. Oakey & Sons Funeral Home in Salem. on June 23, 1994.1

Census Records

1930Dwelling 67, District 10, Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia4
1940Dwelling 29, District 81-27, Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia5

Family

James Rigby Lawrence b. October 2, 1904, d. October 5, 1965
Marriage*Lucy Evelyn Boothe married James Rigby Lawrence, son of Arthur Silven Lawrence and Flora Jane McGuire, on May 2, 1925 at Roanoke Co., Virginia.1,2 
Children
  • Alene Frances Lawrence1,4,5,6
  • James J. Lawrence1,5,6
  • Betty Jean Lawrence1,5,6

Citations

  1. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Lucy Boothe Lawrence obituary in the Jun 23, 1994 edition.
  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. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  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. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.