Leona Farmer Young1,2

F, b. January 5, 1920
     Leona Farmer Young was born on January 5, 1920 at Franklin Co., Virginia.1,2 She married William Pershing Poff, son of James Ira Poff and Lucy Gay King, on October 16, 1943 at Franklin Co., Virginia.1,2,3 As of October 16, 1943,her married name was Poff.2

Family

William Pershing Poff b. May 2, 1918, d. January 13, 1981
Marriage*Leona Farmer Young married William Pershing Poff, son of James Ira Poff and Lucy Gay King, on October 16, 1943 at Franklin Co., Virginia.1,2,3 

Citations

  1. [S11] Effie King Brown, Descendants of John King 1759-1843.
  2. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  3. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.

Ocie Gay Graham1,2,3

F, b. March 28, 1915, d. May 6, 2014
FatherDoctor Coy "Dock" Graham4,5,2 b. March 29, 1889, d. October 11, 1935
MotherMirriam Alice Conner4,5,2,3 b. August 16, 1892, d. August 17, 1979
     Ocie Gay Graham Ocie Gay Graham Conner, 99, of Check, passed away on Tuesday, May 6, 2014. She is survived by four children and their spouses, Judith and Hugh Howard, Macle and Gerlene Conner, Glenna and James Vest, and Edwin (Eddie) W. Conner; four granddaughters and husbands, Teresa and Jimmy Bowman, Sherry and Wayland Bond, Rhonda and Freddie Conner, and Missy and Brad Mullins; two grandsons and wife, Rodney and Sandra Vest, Mark Howard; seven great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. on Saturday, May 10, 2014 at Gardner Funeral Home Chapel with Elder Junior Conner officiating. Interment will follow at the Wilson Cemetery. Friends may call on Friday after 6 p.m. at Gardner Funeral Home where the family will be from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Wilson Cemetery in care of Bobby Vest, 1372 Daniels Run Road, NE, Check, VA 24072.6 She was buried at Wilson Cemetery, Daniel's Run Road (Rt. 661), Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia.6 She was born on March 28, 1915 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,7 She married Alvin Edwin Conner, son of Andrew Louis/Lewis Conner and Almeda Elmira "Alma" Vest, on February 22, 1936 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,7,8 As of February 22, 1936,her married name was Conner. Ocie Gay Graham died on May 6, 2014 at Virginia at age 99.6

Census Records

1920Dwelling 42, District 104, Big Spring, Montgomery Co., Virginia4
1930Dwelling 179, District 11, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia5
1940Dwelling 161, District 32-11, Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia9

Family

Alvin Edwin Conner b. February 19, 1912, d. October 12, 2007
Marriage*Ocie Gay Graham married Alvin Edwin Conner, son of Andrew Louis/Lewis Conner and Almeda Elmira "Alma" Vest, on February 22, 1936 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,7,8 
Children

Citations

  1. [S36] Clerk of Courts, Computerized Marriage Records of Floyd Co., Virginia, Reference # 03-40.
  2. [S12] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 5, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  3. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, From the Mirriam Conner Graham obituary in an unknown newspaper.
  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. [S4212] Gardner Funeral Home, online http://www.gardnerfuneralhomefloyd.com, From the Ocie Gay Graham Conner obituary.
  7. [S349] Erma C. Sowers, A Report on the Descendants of Henry Iddings and Abigail Richardson.
  8. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Alvin Edwin Conner obituary in the Oct 13, 2007 edition.
  9. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  10. [S13] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 6, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  11. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Edwin Wayne Conner obituary in the Sep 10, 2014 edition.
  12. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Bowman-Conner wedding announcement in the Sep 1, 1991 edition.
  13. [S116] Floyd Press, From the Jonah Lee Conner birth announcement in the Jan 9, 2003 edition.
  14. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.

Eller Green Stewart1,2,3

M, b. August, 1881
FatherCharles M. "Charlie" Stewart2,1 b. May, 1853, d. January 14, 1922
MotherEliza Peradine Manning2,1 b. January, 1854, d. November 16, 1933
     Eller Green Stewart was born in August, 1881 at Floyd Co., Virginia; His WWI Draft Registration card has a incorrect birth date of Jun 5, 1880.2,1,3 He married Docia Manda Collins, daughter of John Henry Collins and Catherine Poff, on November 27, 1902 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1

Census Records

1900Dwelling 199, District 20, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia2
1910Dwelling 346, District 92, Alleghany, Montgomery Co., Virginia4

Occupation

1900Farm laborer2
1910Farmer4

Family

Docia Manda Collins b. December 20, 1876, d. December 1, 1958
Marriage*Eller Green Stewart married Docia Manda Collins, daughter of John Henry Collins and Catherine Poff, on November 27, 1902 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1 
Children

Citations

  1. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S533] National Archives and Records Administration, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-18.
  4. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S5152] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Birth Records, 1864-2014.
  6. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  7. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.

Jackson Moore1,2

M, b. May 22, 1836, d. May 8, 1866
     Jackson Moore was buried at Unnamed Cemetery, off Rt. 615 on Gold Rush Road (Rt. 726), Montgomery Co., Virginia.1 He was born on May 22, 1836 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,2 He married Sarah Elizabeth Walton, daughter of Doctor Lee M. Walton and Serena Louvina Law, on November 1, 1859 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2 Jackson Moore died on May 8, 1866 at age 29.1

Family

Sarah Elizabeth Walton b. April 11, 1840, d. January 2, 1902
Marriage*He married Sarah Elizabeth Walton, daughter of Doctor Lee M. Walton and Serena Louvina Law, on November 1, 1859 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2 

Citations

  1. [S287] Archie Sr. & Phyllis Sumner, Unnamed Cemetery, Rt. 726, Montgomery Co., VA.
  2. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.

Greenberry Keith1

M, b. circa 1816, d. 1897
     Greenberry Keith was born circa 1816 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.2 He married Timandra N. McPeak on October 15, 1850 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1 Greenberry Keith died in 1897 at Floyd Co., Virginia.

Census Records

1890Burks Fork, Floyd Co., Virginia3

Occupation

Farmer

Family

Timandra N. McPeak b. circa 1825, d. December 1, 1899
Marriage*Greenberry Keith married Timandra N. McPeak on October 15, 1850 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1 
Children

Citations

  1. [S42] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 2, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S1231] Floyd County, Virginia Ancestors & Descendants, online http://awt.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=floyd-1&id=I6793
  3. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  5. [S1033] Unknown name of person, Virginia Department of Health Death Certificate, From the Mary Jane Poff death certificate.
  6. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  7. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.

Timandra N. McPeak1

F, b. circa 1825, d. December 1, 1899
     Timandra N. McPeak was born circa 1825 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.1 She married Greenberry Keith on October 15, 1850 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2 As of October 15, 1850,her married name was Keith. Timandra N. McPeak died on December 1, 1899 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1

Census Records

1890Burks Fork, Floyd Co., Virginia3

Family

Greenberry Keith b. circa 1816, d. 1897
Marriage*Timandra N. McPeak married Greenberry Keith on October 15, 1850 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2 
Children

Citations

  1. [S1231] Floyd County, Virginia Ancestors & Descendants, online http://awt.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=floyd-1&id=I6793
  2. [S42] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 2, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  3. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  5. [S1033] Unknown name of person, Virginia Department of Health Death Certificate, From the Mary Jane Poff death certificate.
  6. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  7. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.

Jasper "Jack" Poff1,2,3,4,5,6

M, b. November 27, 1897, d. July, 1954
FatherWilliam Burwell Thomas Poff1,2 b. August 14, 1838, d. March 28, 1907
MotherMary Jane Keith1,2,3 b. May 17, 1860, d. January 2, 1929
     Jasper "Jack" Poff was born on November 27, 1897 at Floyd Co., Virginia; His WWI Draft Registration card has a birth date of Nov 27, 1898.1,4,2 He married Verna "Vernie" Sexton on July 29, 1917 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,7 Jasper "Jack" Poff died in July, 1954 at Floyd Co., Virginia, at age 56.8

Census Records

1900Dwelling 75, District 11, Burks Fork, Floyd Co., Virginia2
1910Dwelling 84, District 44, Burks Fork, Floyd Co., Virginia3
1920Dwelling 24, District 91, Court House District, Floyd Co., Virginia5
1930Dwelling 108, District 11, Damascus, Washington Co., Virginia6
1940Dwelling 140, District 96-14, Damascus, Washington Co., Virginia9

Occupation

1920Livery stable laborer5
1930Extract plant fireman6
1940Hosery mill dye man9

Family

Verna "Vernie" Sexton b. May 31, 1895, d. September 9, 1966
Marriage*Jasper "Jack" Poff married Verna "Vernie" Sexton on July 29, 1917 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,7 
Children

Citations

  1. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S533] National Archives and Records Administration, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-18.
  5. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  8. [S1231] Floyd County, Virginia Ancestors & Descendants, online http://awt.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=floyd-1&id=I6793
  9. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.

Sarah Arabelle "Ary" King1,2,3,4

F, b. circa 1876, d. October 14, 1957
FatherWilliam Henry King2,5,4 b. June, 1839, d. January 20, 1921
MotherElizabeth R. "Lizzie" Conner2,5,4 b. circa 1843, d. May 22, 1895
     Sarah Arabelle "Ary" King was buried at Pleasant View Cemetery, Fayetteville, Fayette Co., West Virginia.4 She was born circa 1876 at Floyd Co., Virginia; Her death certificate has a birth date of Jun 11, 1870 and her gravestone a birth year of 1874.2,5,4,6 She married Samuel Christy Shockey, son of Madison Shockey and Rebecca Ann "Annie" Poff, on January 18, 1894 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,7 As of January 18, 1894,her married name was Shockey. Sarah Arabelle "Ary" King died on October 14, 1957 at Spencer, Roane Co., West Virginia.4,8 She Fayetteville, Oct 14 - Mrs. Ary Bell Shockey, 84, of Fayetteville died about 6:30 p.m. today in a Spencer Hospital. She was born in Floyd County, Va., and came to Fayette County 60 years ago. Survivors include: three sons, Eldridge of Rt. 1, Fayetteville, Hote of Rt. 2 Fayetteville, and Kenneth of Lansing; three daughters, Mrs. Elsie Creger of Charleston, Mrs. R. R. Dooley of Fayetteville and Mrs. W. M. Comer of Dobson, N.C; 16 grandchildren and 24 great-grandchildren. The body is at Dodd-Payne Mortuary in Fayetteville. Arrangements are incomplete. on October 15, 1957.8

Census Records

1880Dwelling 192, District 30, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia5
1890Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia9
1900Dwelling 462, District 12, Fayetteville, Fayette Co., West Virginia10
1910Dwelling 218, District 19, Mountain Cove, Fayette Co., West Virginia1
1920Dwelling 80, District 13, Fayetteville, Fayette Co., West Virginia11
1930Dwelling 57, District 11, Fayetteville, Fayette Co., West Virginia3
1940Dwelling 198, District 10-11, Fayetteville, Fayette Co., West Virginia12

Family

Samuel Christy Shockey b. July 31, 1847, d. April 17, 1932
Marriage*Sarah Arabelle "Ary" King married Samuel Christy Shockey, son of Madison Shockey and Rebecca Ann "Annie" Poff, on January 18, 1894 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,7 
Children

Citations

  1. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  3. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Arabelle Shockey death certificate.
  5. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S1863] Beckley Post Herald, From and article about Pleasant View Cemetery in the Sep 20, 1968 edition.
  7. [S134] Granddaughter Alice V. Thomas, granddaughter-in-law Mrs. Lala Vest Rev. Peter R. Vest, Rev. Peter R. Vest Files.
  8. [S1863] Beckley Post Herald, From the Ary Bell Shockey obituary in the Oct 15, 1957 edition.
  9. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.
  10. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  11. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  12. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  13. [S5152] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Birth Records, 1864-2014.
  14. [S1863] Beckley Post Herald, From the Ocie E. Creger obituary in the Jul 6, 1976 edition.
  15. [S5627] FamilySearch, West Virginia, Births Index, 1804-1938.
  16. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Arthur-Shockey marriage record.
  17. [S2038] Fayette-Tribune, The, From the Vida Shockey Comer obituary in the Oct 7, 2010 edition.

Carrie G. Smith1

F, b. April, 1873, d. 1938
FatherJames Washington Smith1 b. October 6, 1826, d. July 13, 1889
MotherEmeline E. Light1 b. 1832, d. after April, 1910
     Carrie G. Smith was buried at Allen Cemetery, Buchanan Co., Missouri.2 She was born in April, 1873 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,3,2 She married James William Simpson, son of William Tazwell "Tas" Simpson and Sarah Barbara Furrow, on November 4, 1896 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1 As of November 4, 1896,her married name was Simpson. Carrie G. Smith died in 1938 at Missouri.2

Census Records

1900Dwelling 225, District 19, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia3
1910Dwelling 127, District 30, Atchison Township, Clinton Co., Missouri4
1920Dwelling 255, District 33, Atchison Township, Clinton Co., Missouri5
1930Dwelling 16, District 7, Trimble, Clinton Co., Missouri6

Family

James William Simpson b. February 9, 1870, d. November 10, 1954
Marriage*Carrie G. Smith married James William Simpson, son of William Tazwell "Tas" Simpson and Sarah Barbara Furrow, on November 4, 1896 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1 
Children

Citations

  1. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S5548] Allen Cemetery, Buchanan Co., MO, online http://www.findagrave.com/
  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. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S5550] Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Cass Co., MO, online http://www.findagrave.com/

Clarence Ezra Light1

M, b. April 11, 1915, d. June 19, 2011
     Clarence Ezra Light was buried at Mountain View Memorial Park (also known as Mountain View Burial Park), 5970 Grassy Hill Road, Boones Mill, Franklin Co., Virginia.1 He was born on April 11, 1915.2 He married Ruby Mae Woods circa 1948.1,3 Clarence Ezra Light died on June 19, 2011 at Virginia at age 96.1 He Clarence Ezra Light, 96, of Roanoke, passed away Sunday, June 19, 2011. He was retired from Mennell Milling Company and was a long time member of Poages Mill Church of the Brethren. He is survived by his wife of almost 64 years, Ruby Woods Light; his children, Richard and Ruby Light of Albuquerque, N.M., Claralyn Holland of Cincinnati, Ohio, Judy and Douglas Pardue of Charleston, S.C., Melody Hurt of Roanoke, Va., Edward Light of Salem, Va., Cherrie and Barry Holland of Roanoke, Va; 14 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; two sisters, Rachel Light Mills of Salem, Va., and Christine Light Grisso of Roanoke, Va; and many loved nieces and nephews. Services will be at Oakey's South Chapel on Brambleton Avenue at 10 a.m. Tuesday, June 21, 2011. The Rev. E.B. Shoemaker and the Rev. Horace Light will officiate. Interment will follow in Mountain View Memorial Park in Boones Mill. The family will receive friends at Oakey's South Chapel from 2 to 4 and 6 to 9 p.m. on Monday, June 20, 2011. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Poages Mill Church of the Brethren, 6550 Bent Mountain Road, S.W., Roanoke, Va., 24018. The family expresses sincere appreciation and gratitude to Dr. Michael Koch for always being there with excellent medical care and neighborly love. We also express our sincere thanks to Jenny Baker for sharing her love and helping care for her Uncle Ezra. Arrangements by Oakey's South Chapel. on June 20, 2011.1

Family

Ruby Mae Woods b. May 7, 1930, d. October 18, 2020
Marriage*He married Ruby Mae Woods circa 1948.1,3 
Children
  • Edward Daniel Light4,1,5,3
  • Cherrie Lea Light5,3

Citations

  1. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Clarence Ezra Light obituary in the Jun 20, 2011 edition.
  2. [S1235] Ancestry.com, U.S. Public Records Index, Volume 1.
  3. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Ruby Mae Woods Light obituary in the Oct 20, 2020 edition.
  4. [S32] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 8, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  5. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.

Ruby Mae Woods1,2

F, b. May 7, 1930, d. October 18, 2020
     Ruby Mae Woods was buried at Mountain View Memorial Park (also known as Mountain View Burial Park), 5970 Grassy Hill Road, Boones Mill, Franklin Co., Virginia.2 She was born on May 7, 1930.3 She married Clarence Ezra Light circa 1948.1,2 As of circa 1948,her married name was Light.1 Ruby Mae Woods died on October 18, 2020 at Virginia at age 90.2 She Ruby Mae Woods Light, 90, of Roanoke, Virginia, went to be with the Lord on Sunday, October 18, 2020. She was a member of Poages Mill Church of the Brethren, where she served as a Sunday School Teacher for many years. Ruby was a proud mother and loved her family very much. She was preceded in death by her husband, Clarence E. Light; son, Richard Light; three brothers; and one sister. Ruby is survived by her children, Claralyn Holland, Judy Pardue (Doug), Melody Hurt, Edward Light, and Cherrie Holland (Barry), 12 grandchildren; and numerous great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, and other extended family. A Graveside Service will be held at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, October 21, 2020, at Mountain View Memorial Park in Boones Mill. on October 20, 2020.2

Family

Clarence Ezra Light b. April 11, 1915, d. June 19, 2011
Marriage*She married Clarence Ezra Light circa 1948.1,2 
Children
  • Edward Daniel Light4,1,5,2
  • Cherrie Lea Light5,2

Citations

  1. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Clarence Ezra Light obituary in the Jun 20, 2011 edition.
  2. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Ruby Mae Woods Light obituary in the Oct 20, 2020 edition.
  3. [S1235] Ancestry.com, U.S. Public Records Index, Volume 1.
  4. [S32] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 8, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  5. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.

William Kurtis Rumburg1

M, b. October 2, 1873, d. February 4, 1949
FatherJohn Kurtis Rumburg1 b. August 14, 1853, d. January 8, 1927
MotherMargaret E. "Maggie" Graham1
     William Kurtis Rumburg was buried at Wilson Cemetery, Daniel's Run Road (Rt. 661), Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia.2,3 He was born on October 2, 1873 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.1,3,4 He married Eugenia S. Shank, daughter of Joel Shank and Mary Antoinette Wickham, on May 2, 1905 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1 William Kurtis Rumburg died on February 4, 1949 at age 75.2,3

Occupation

1905Mechanic1

Family

Eugenia S. Shank b. June 29, 1875, d. February 28, 1963
Marriage*William Kurtis Rumburg married Eugenia S. Shank, daughter of Joel Shank and Mary Antoinette Wickham, on May 2, 1905 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1 

Citations

  1. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S292] Rena Worthen & Margarette Tynan, Floyd Co. Virginia Cemetery Inscriptions, Volume 1.
  3. [S920] Paul Craghead, Wilson Cemetery, Floyd Co., VA.
  4. [S533] National Archives and Records Administration, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-18.

Christina Conner1,2

F, b. circa 1790
FatherDaniel I. Conner Sr.2 b. circa 1736, d. circa 1814
MotherMary Unknown2 b. circa 1746, d. 1811
     Christina Conner was born circa 1790 at Botetourt Co., Virginia. She married Joshua Wilson on January 5, 1819 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.1,3 As of January 5, 1819,her married name was Wilson.1 Christina Conner Deed Books I & J, pages 137-138 - September 3, 1825, between Henry Callaway of Franklin Co., Virginia and Joshua Wilson & Christina his wife formerly Christina Conner & Jonathan Reed and Rebecca Reed his wife formerly Elizabeth (this is what is written) Conner & Sally Conner sold unto Henry Callaway a tract containing 100 acres also the other tract adjacent containing 300 acres on both sides of Meadow run, being the same where on Zadok Conner formerly lived making in the whole 400 acres, which land was devised by Daniel Conner dec'd to his four daughters Christinia Conner, Rebecca Conner, Sally Conner, and Polly Conner signed: Joshua Wilson, Christinia Wilson, Jonathan Reed, Rebecca Reed, Sally Conner. Recorded September 6, 1825. Sale of Property Bequeathed by Daniel Conner to his Daughters Christina, Rebecca and Sally This indenture made this third day of September in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and twenty-five between Henry Calloway of the county of Franklin of the one part and Joshua Wilson and Christina his wife, formerly Christina Conner, Jonathan Reed and Rebecca Reed his wife, formerly Elizabeth Conner, and Sally Conner of the county of Montgomery of the other part. Witnesseth that the said Joshua Wilson and Christina his wife. Jonathan Reed and Rebecca his wife and Sally Conner both this day bargained sold delivered and confirmed unto Henry Galloway his heirs and assigns forever, all the rights title interest which they hold in a certain tract of land of one hundred acres also one other tract adjoining containing 300 acres lying in the county of Montgomery on both sides of Meadow Run being the same whereon Zeddic Conner formerly lived making in the whole 400 acres, but be the same more or less, which land-was devised by Daniel Conner dec'd to his four daughters, Christina Conner, Rebecca Conner. Sally Conner, Polly Conner. To have and to hold unto the said Calloway his heirs and assigns forever to the only proper use and behoofs of him the said Joshua Wilson and Christina his wife, Jonathan Reed and Rebecca Reed his wife and Sally Conner do agree and covenant with the said Calloway and his heirs to warrant and defend the right and title of the premises afors'd unto the said Callowav and his heirs forever, against the claims and demands of themselves and their heirs forever and against the claims and demands of all and every other person or persons whomsoever. In Testimony whereof we have hereunto set our hands and afficed our seals the day and year first above written. Signed sealed and delivered in the presence of Joshua Wilson, Christina Wilson, Jonathan Reed, Rebecca Reed, and Sally Conner. on September 3, 1825.2

Family

Joshua Wilson
Marriage*She married Joshua Wilson on January 5, 1819 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.1,3 

Citations

  1. [S280] Anne Lowry Worrell, A Brief of Wills and Marriages in Montgomery and Fincastle Counties, Virginia, 1733-1831.
  2. [S411] B. J. Conner, The Conner Family 1736-1997.
  3. [S61] Montgomery Co., Virginia Court House, Register A, Montgomery Co., Virginia Marriage Records.

Eugenia S. Shank1,2

F, b. June 29, 1875, d. February 28, 1963
FatherJoel Shank1,2 b. August 19, 1834, d. June 23, 1914
MotherMary Antoinette Wickham2,1 b. November 10, 1840, d. February 6, 1931
     Eugenia S. Shank was born on June 29, 1875 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,1,3 She married John Milton Miles, son of Captain Robert Edwin Miles and Abigail Smith, on September 11, 1895 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2 As of September 11, 1895,her married name was Miles. Eugenia S. Shank married William Kurtis Rumburg, son of John Kurtis Rumburg and Margaret E. "Maggie" Graham, on May 2, 1905 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1 As of May 2, 1905,her married name was Rumburg. Eugenia S. Shank died on February 28, 1963 at Roanoke, Virginia, at age 87.3

Census Records

1890Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia4

Family 1

John Milton Miles b. April 16, 1875, d. October 16, 1898
Marriage*Eugenia S. Shank married John Milton Miles, son of Captain Robert Edwin Miles and Abigail Smith, on September 11, 1895 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2 

Family 2

William Kurtis Rumburg b. October 2, 1873, d. February 4, 1949
Marriage*Eugenia S. Shank married William Kurtis Rumburg, son of John Kurtis Rumburg and Margaret E. "Maggie" Graham, on May 2, 1905 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1 

Citations

  1. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  3. [S3] Mary Conner Williams, "Conner Family Researcher Mary Conner Williams," e-mail to Scott Schaffer, 2001-2005.
  4. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.

James Herbert McNiel1,2,3

M, b. September 30, 1891, d. April 26, 1937
FatherJames Bennett McNeil1,2,3 b. December 8, 1862, d. December 16, 1933
MotherAlie E. Hall1,2,3 b. December 2, 1867, d. December 5, 1896
     James Herbert McNiel was buried at Wilson Cemetery, Daniel's Run Road (Rt. 661), Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia.4,5 He was born on September 30, 1891 at Floyd Co., Virginia; His WWI Draft Registration card has a birth date of Sep 30, 1890.4,5,1,2,6,3 He married Lura N. Richards, daughter of James W. Richard and Ollie E. Dobbins, on September 26, 1914 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,2,3 James Herbert McNiel died on April 26, 1937 at age 45.4,5,2,3

Family

Lura N. Richards b. November 24, 1895, d. September 27, 1963
Marriage*He married Lura N. Richards, daughter of James W. Richard and Ollie E. Dobbins, on September 26, 1914 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,2,3 
Children

Citations

  1. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S349] Erma C. Sowers, A Report on the Descendants of Henry Iddings and Abigail Richardson.
  3. [S1859] Eleanor Stuart Mcneil Mullins and Maynard McNeil, "Some Descendants of Jacob Ireson McNeil."
  4. [S292] Rena Worthen & Margarette Tynan, Floyd Co. Virginia Cemetery Inscriptions, Volume 1.
  5. [S920] Paul Craghead, Wilson Cemetery, Floyd Co., VA.
  6. [S533] National Archives and Records Administration, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-18.
  7. [S13] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 6, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  8. [S5223] Social Security Administration, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.

Lura N. Richards1,2,3

F, b. November 24, 1895, d. September 27, 1963
FatherJames W. Richard2 b. August 15, 1870, d. January 17, 1953
MotherOllie E. Dobbins2 b. December 10, 1871, d. March 23, 1935
     Lura N. Richards was buried at Wilson Cemetery, Daniel's Run Road (Rt. 661), Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia.4,5,3 She was born on November 24, 1895 at Floyd Co., Virginia.4,5,2,3 She married James Herbert McNiel, son of James Bennett McNeil and Alie E. Hall, on September 26, 1914 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,3,6 As of September 26, 1914,her married name was McNeil. Lura N. Richards died on September 27, 1963 at age 67.4,5,3

Family

James Herbert McNiel b. September 30, 1891, d. April 26, 1937
Marriage*She married James Herbert McNiel, son of James Bennett McNeil and Alie E. Hall, on September 26, 1914 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,3,6 
Children

Citations

  1. [S13] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 6, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  3. [S349] Erma C. Sowers, A Report on the Descendants of Henry Iddings and Abigail Richardson.
  4. [S292] Rena Worthen & Margarette Tynan, Floyd Co. Virginia Cemetery Inscriptions, Volume 1.
  5. [S920] Paul Craghead, Wilson Cemetery, Floyd Co., VA.
  6. [S1859] Eleanor Stuart Mcneil Mullins and Maynard McNeil, "Some Descendants of Jacob Ireson McNeil."
  7. [S5223] Social Security Administration, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.