Howard Ward "Chip" King Jr.1,2,3,4,5,6

M, b. June 26, 1945, d. October 16, 2016
FatherHoward Ward "Bud" King Sr.1,7,3,4,6 b. July 16, 1908, d. December 16, 1981
MotherEloise Hope Angle1,7,3,4,6 b. August 24, 1913, d. January 23, 2002
     Howard Ward "Chip" King Jr. was buried at Copper Hill Church of the Brethren Cemetery, 8838 Floyd Hwy N. US Hwy 221, Copper Hill, Floyd Co., Virginia.4 He was born on June 26, 1945 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,4,5,6 He married Gladys Mae Conner, daughter of Emeritte Edward Jacob Conner and Iris Rowena Conner, on December 11, 1971 at Floyd Co., Virginia.4,6 Howard Ward "Chip" King Jr. died on October 16, 2016 at Virginia at age 71.4 He "Chip" Howard Ward King, Jr., 71 of Bent Mountain, went home to be with the Lord, Sunday, October 16, 2016. He was born at his family farm June 26, 1945. He was preceded in death by is parents, "Bud" Howard W. King, Sr. and Eloise Hope Angle King; sister, Cora Lewis King; brother, Harold Wayne King. "Chip" was the co-owner of King Brothers Farms located in Floyd County. He loved farming and his family. He was married 44 years to his beautiful and loving wife, Gladys Mae Conner King. He rode his John Deere tractor up until the day before he went to his heavenly home. He is survived by his wife, Gladys Mae Conner King; son, Mark Wayne King; daughter and son-in-law, Tammy Teresa and Randy Simpson; granddaughter, Megan Lynn Simpson; brothers and sisters-in-law, Carson Lee King and Sylvia, "Willie" Will Roger King and Nancy; nieces, Stephenie Perdue, Kristie Nary, Samantha Lunnie; nephews, Chad Conner, Todd Conner and special nephew that was like a son, Bradley Ward King. Funeral service will be held at 1 p.m., Wednesday October 19, 2016 at Copper Hill Church of the Brethren with Pastor Dan Johnson and Pastor Morris Wright officiating with interment to follow in the Copper Hill Cemetery. Family will receive friends 5 to 8 p.m., Tuesday October 18, 2016 at Maberry Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Copper Hill Church of the Brethren or Copper Hill Cemetery Fund. on October 18, 2016.4

Family

Gladys Mae Conner
Marriage*He married Gladys Mae Conner, daughter of Emeritte Edward Jacob Conner and Iris Rowena Conner, on December 11, 1971 at Floyd Co., Virginia.4,6 
Children
  • Tammy Teresa King1,8,4
  • Mark Wayne King1,2,8,4

Citations

  1. [S11] Effie King Brown, Descendants of John King 1759-1843.
  2. [S36] Clerk of Courts, Computerized Marriage Records of Floyd Co., Virginia, Reference # 03-67.
  3. [S116] Floyd Press, From the Howard Ward King obituary in the Dec 24, 1981 edition.
  4. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Howard Ward King, Jr. obituary in the Oct 18, 2016 edition.
  5. [S5152] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Birth Records, 1864-2014.
  6. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  7. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Eloise Angle King obituary in the Jan 26, 2002 edition.
  8. [S349] Erma C. Sowers, A Report on the Descendants of Henry Iddings and Abigail Richardson.

Stella Huffman1,2

F, b. circa 1916, d. February 25, 2008
     Stella Huffman married Marvin Gusler. Stella Huffman was buried at Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens, 5737 Airport Road NW, Roanoke, Virginia.2 Her married name was Gusler. She was born circa 1916.2 She died on February 25, 2008.2 She Stella Huffman Gusler, 92, of Roanoke and formerly of Botetourt County, went to be with the Lord on Monday, February 25, 2008. She was a very faithful member of Shenandoah Baptist Church and was preceded in death by her husband, Marvin A. Gusler; son and daughter-in-law, Norman J. and Sadie Gusler; greatgrandson, Steven Gusler; six sisters; and one brother. Stella is survived by one daughter, Ella Mae Gusler; four grandchildren, Debra Herron and her husband, Ronald, James Gusler and his wife, Mary, Betty Gusler, and Brenda Davison; nine great-grandchildren; nine great great grandchildren; sister-in-law, Mary Johnson; brother-in-law, Woodrow Gusler; and several nieces and nephews. The family would like to express a special thanks to the Unit 2 Nurses at Salem Health and Rehabilitation, also a very special friend, Fran O'Conner; and the members of Shenandoah Baptist Church for all their support. A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, February 28, 2008, at Oakey's North Chapel with Pastor Albin Crutchfield and Pastor Robert L. Alderman officiating. Interment will follow in Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends on Wednesday, February 27, 2008, from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Shenandoah Baptist Church, P.O. 7010, Roanoke, Va. 24019. Arrangements by Oakey's North Chapel, 540-362-1237. on February 27, 2008.2

Family

Marvin Gusler
Marriage*She married Marvin Gusler
Child

Citations

  1. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Norman Jack Gusler obituary in the Jan 13, 1999 edition.
  2. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Stella Huffman Gusler obituary in the Feb 27, 2008 edition.

Violet Marcella Conner1,2,3,4,5

F, b. April 16, 1929, d. August 19, 2006
FatherSamuel "Sampson" Conner1,2,6,3,4,5 b. May 25, 1889, d. December 16, 1929
MotherOsceola "Ocie" Thompson1,2,6,3,4,5 b. December 20, 1895, d. August, 1968
     Her Social Security Number was 230-34-1868.7 Violet Marcella Conner was born on April 16, 1929 at Wriston, Fayette Co., West Virginia.7,4 As of March 13, 1950,her married name was May.8 She married Thomas Owens May on March 13, 1950 at Roanoke, Virginia.8 Violet Marcella Conner and Thomas Owens May were divorced on April 19, 1956 at Roanoke, Virginia.8 As of February 27, 1959,her married name was Hambrick.5 Violet Marcella Conner married Richard Andrew "Dick" Hambrick on February 27, 1959 at Roanoke Co., Virginia.1,6,5 Violet Marcella Conner died on August 19, 2006 at Virginia at age 77.6,7 She Violet C. Hambrick, 77, of Roanoke, passed away on Saturday, August 19, 2006. She was preceded in death by her husband, Richard A. Hambrick, her parents, Sam and Ocie Conner, one daughter, Patricia Snow, two brothers, James E. Conner, Robert Conner and one sister, Rachel Underwood. She is survived by one daughter, Janet L. Ferguson and her husband, Troy; five grandchildren, Kristin Gainey, Logan Ferguson, Shawn, Rhonda and Kevin Snow; and one sister, Myrtle Poff. The family will receive friends on Tuesday, August 22, 2006 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Oakey's South Chapel. Burial will be private. Arrangements by Oakey's South Chapel and Crematory, 989-3131. on August 21, 2006.6

Family 1

Thomas Owens May
Marriage*She married Thomas Owens May on March 13, 1950 at Roanoke, Virginia.8 
Divorce* Violet Marcella Conner and Thomas Owens May were divorced on April 19, 1956 at Roanoke, Virginia.8 

Family 2

Richard Andrew "Dick" Hambrick b. September 13, 1923, d. July 26, 1999
Marriage*Violet Marcella Conner married Richard Andrew "Dick" Hambrick on February 27, 1959 at Roanoke Co., Virginia.1,6,5 
Children

Citations

  1. [S170] Cristal Underwood Conner, "Ocie Thompson," e-mail to Scott Schaffer, Sep 16, 2003.
  2. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Robert Lee Conner obituary in the Jun 7, 2000 edition.
  3. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Myrtle Mae Conner Poff obituary in the Sep 3, 2009 edition.
  4. [S2878] FamilySearch, West Virginia, Births Index, 1853-1969.
  5. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  6. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Violet C. Hambrick obituary in the Aug 21, 2006 edition.
  7. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  8. [S5151] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Divorce Records, 1918-2014.
  9. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Richard A. Hambrick obituary in the Jul 28, 1999 edition.

Richard Andrew "Dick" Hambrick1,2,3,4

M, b. September 13, 1923, d. July 26, 1999
     Richard Andrew "Dick" Hambrick was buried at Evergreen Burial Park, 1307 Summit Ave SW, Roanoke, Virginia.2 His Social Security Number was 225-14-9812.5 He was born on September 13, 1923 at Roanoke, Virginia.5,4 He married Violet Marcella Conner, daughter of Samuel "Sampson" Conner and Osceola "Ocie" Thompson, on February 27, 1959 at Roanoke Co., Virginia.1,3,4 Richard Andrew "Dick" Hambrick died on July 26, 1999 at Virginia at age 75.5,2 He HAMBRICK, Richard A., 75, of Salem, went to be with the Lord, Monday, July 26, 1999. He was retired from General Electric and a U.S. Navy Veteran of World War II. Surviving are his wife, Violet C. Hambrick; daughter and son-in-law, Janet L. and Troy B. Ferguson, of Roanoke; granddaughter, Kristin N. Gainey, of Salem; grandson, Logan B. Ferguson, of Roanoke; sister, Marie Bohon, of Salem. Graveside funeral services will be at the Evergreen Burial Park, 1 p.m. Thursday, July 29, 1999 with the Rev. Carl Basham officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Fort Lewis Rescue Squad. Friends may call at Oakey's North Chapel after 12 noon Wednesday where the family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday. on July 28, 1999.2

Family

Violet Marcella Conner b. April 16, 1929, d. August 19, 2006
Marriage*He married Violet Marcella Conner, daughter of Samuel "Sampson" Conner and Osceola "Ocie" Thompson, on February 27, 1959 at Roanoke Co., Virginia.1,3,4 
Children

Citations

  1. [S170] Cristal Underwood Conner, "Ocie Thompson," e-mail to Scott Schaffer, Sep 16, 2003.
  2. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Richard A. Hambrick obituary in the Jul 28, 1999 edition.
  3. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Violet C. Hambrick obituary in the Aug 21, 2006 edition.
  4. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  5. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.

Mayora Jane "Ora" Rierson1,2

F, b. July 15, 1901, d. March 26, 2000
FatherJames William "Jim" Rierson Jr.1 b. June 16, 1875, d. December 27, 1907
MotherMartha A. "Woodie" Walton1,3 b. December 14, 1874, d. October 31, 1961
     Mayora Jane "Ora" Rierson was buried at Restvale Cemetery, Rt. 221, Check, Floyd Co., Virginia.4,5 Her Social Security Number was 227-46-5248.6 She After her father died at a young age, Mayora was raised by her maternal grandfather James Wilton Walton, Jr. and her step-grandmother Mary Jane Conner. Mayora was six years of age when her father died. She was born on July 15, 1901 at Virginia.6,5,7 She married William Haden/Hayden "Will Ike" Poff, son of William Isaac "Ike" Poff and Elizabeth Jane "Liz" Conner, on February 18, 1920 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,8,5,9 As of February 18, 1920,her married name was Poff. Mayora Jane "Ora" Rierson died on March 26, 2000 at Virginia at age 98.4,6 She POFF, Ora Rierson, 98, of Copper Hill, passed away Sunday, March 26, 2000. She was preceded in death by her husband, William Hayden Poff. Survivors include one son and daughter-in-law, Wade and Mary Poff of Copper Hill; one daughter and son-in-law, Becky and Richard Janke of Seattle, Wash; six granddaughters, Judy Ravan of Copper Hill, Cathy Holden of Copper Hill, Vicky Childress of Ararat, Cindy Sutphin of Copper Hill, Candy Creasy of Copper Hill, Dawn Gray of Dundee, Ore; one grandson, Derek Janke of Bellevue, Wash; thirteen great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild. Funeral services will be Thursday at 11 a.m. at Salem Primitive Baptist Church (Head of the River) with Elder Hale Terry and Elder Lane Carter officiating. Interment will follow in Restvale Cemetery. Friends may call after 1 p.m. Wednesday at Gardner Funeral Home where the family will receive friends Wednesday from 3 until 5 p.m. and 7 until 9 p.m. on March 28, 2000.4

Census Records

1910Dwelling 155, District 53, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia3
1920Dwelling 89, District 100, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia10
1930Dwelling 101, District 12, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia7
1940Dwelling 82, District 32-13, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia11

Family

William Haden/Hayden "Will Ike" Poff b. September 13, 1897, d. August 28, 1972
Marriage*Mayora Jane "Ora" Rierson married William Haden/Hayden "Will Ike" Poff, son of William Isaac "Ike" Poff and Elizabeth Jane "Liz" Conner, on February 18, 1920 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,8,5,9 
Children

Citations

  1. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S657] George Pauff - Anna Merchant, online http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~poff/f0637.htm
  3. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Ora Rierson Poff obit in the Mar 28, 2000 edition.
  5. [S104] Billy and Juanita Grice, Cemeteries in Floyd County.
  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. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, Funeral pamphlet for William Hayden "Will" Poff.
  9. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  10. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  11. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  12. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Wade Marshall Poff obituary in the Dec 16, 2004 edition.
  13. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  14. [S13] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 6, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.

Miranda Caldora Elizabeth "Dora" Conner1,2,3,4

F, b. June 18, 1879, d. August 6, 1960
FatherJohn Aaron Conner2,1,5,6,7,4 b. November 18, 1845, d. July 6, 1910
MotherMary Ellen "Polly" Vest1,2,5,6,7,4 b. March 23, 1850, d. December 18, 1930
     Miranda Caldora Elizabeth "Dora" Conner was buried at Wilson Cemetery, Daniel's Run Road (Rt. 661), Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia.8,1,3,4 She was born on June 18, 1879 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,1,4 She married Capt. Abraham Gish "Abe" Blackwell, son of Moses Blackwell Jr. and Rebekah Walter, on October 1, 1918 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,1,4 As of October 1, 1918,her married name was Blackwell. Miranda Caldora Elizabeth "Dora" Conner died on August 6, 1960 at Roanoke, Virginia, at age 81.8,1,3,4 She Floyd - Mrs. Caldora Elizabeth Blackwell, 81, died Saturday in a Roanoke nursing home. She was survived by a brother Alfred L. Conner of Check. The Funeral will be Monday at 2 p.m. at the Stonewall Primitive Baptist Church with burial in the Wilson Cemetery. The body will remain at Mayberry Funeral Home until 1 p.m. on August 7, 1960.3

Census Records

1880Dwelling 68, District 29, Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia5
1890Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia9
1900Dwelling 173, District 17, Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia6
1910Dwelling 34, District 50, Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia7
1920Dwelling 77, District 97, Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia10
1930Dwelling 23, District 9, Little River, Floyd Co., VirginiaEnumerated in the household of her brother J. Nathan Conner11

Family

Capt. Abraham Gish "Abe" Blackwell b. May 18, 1843, d. December 24, 1928
Marriage*Miranda Caldora Elizabeth "Dora" Conner married Capt. Abraham Gish "Abe" Blackwell, son of Moses Blackwell Jr. and Rebekah Walter, on October 1, 1918 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,1,4 

Citations

  1. [S349] Erma C. Sowers, A Report on the Descendants of Henry Iddings and Abigail Richardson.
  2. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  3. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Caldora Elizabeth Blackwell obituary in the Aug 7, 1960 edition.
  4. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  5. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.
  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. [S292] Rena Worthen & Margarette Tynan, Floyd Co. Virginia Cemetery Inscriptions, Volume 1.
  9. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.
  10. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  11. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.

James William "Jim" Rierson Jr.1

M, b. June 16, 1875, d. December 27, 1907
FatherJames William Rierson2,1 b. November 26, 1850, d. April 15, 1875
MotherMatilda Elizabeth Simpson2,1 b. July 7, 1840, d. January 4, 1925
     James William "Jim" Rierson Jr. was buried at Rierson Cemetery, Floyd Co., Virginia.3 He was born on June 16, 1875 at Floyd Co., Virginia.4,1,3,5 He married Martha A. "Woodie" Walton, daughter of James Wellington Walton Jr. and Elvira Susan Conner, on January 1, 1896 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,6 James William "Jim" Rierson Jr. died on December 27, 1907 at Floyd Co., Virginia, at age 32; Stabbed to death.2,4,3

Census Records

1890Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia7
1900Dwelling 69, District 19, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia5

Occupation

1900Farmer5

Family

Martha A. "Woodie" Walton b. December 14, 1874, d. October 31, 1961
Marriage*James William "Jim" Rierson Jr. married Martha A. "Woodie" Walton, daughter of James Wellington Walton Jr. and Elvira Susan Conner, on January 1, 1896 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,6 
Children

Citations

  1. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S84] Rick & Toni Clawson, "Rierson Family Info," e-mail to Scott Schaffer, May 9, 2003.
  3. [S2391] Floyd County Historical Society Cemeteries of Floyd County, VA, online http://floydcountyhistoricalsociety.org/cemeteries/alpha.html
  4. [S104] Billy and Juanita Grice, Cemeteries in Floyd County.
  5. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  7. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  9. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  10. [S306] Ora Belle Mayberry McColman and Others, Emera Altizer of Montgomery Co., VA and Some of his Descendants 1736-1997.
  11. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  12. [S5223] Social Security Administration, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.

Martha A. "Woodie" Walton1,2

F, b. December 14, 1874, d. October 31, 1961
FatherJames Wellington Walton Jr.1,2,3 b. December 14, 1847, d. July 22, 1934
MotherElvira Susan Conner1,2,3 b. November 28, 1853, d. February 17, 1883
     Martha A. "Woodie" Walton was buried at Restvale Cemetery, Rt. 221, Check, Floyd Co., Virginia.4 She was born on December 14, 1874 at Floyd Co., Virginia.4,1,2,5 She married James William "Jim" Rierson Jr., son of James William Rierson and Matilda Elizabeth Simpson, on January 1, 1896 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,2 As of January 1, 1896,her married name was Rierson. Martha A. "Woodie" Walton died on October 31, 1961 at Copper Hill, Floyd Co., Virginia, at age 86.4,2

Census Records

1880Dwelling 367, District 30, Floyd Co., Virginia3
1900Dwelling 69, District 19, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia5
1910Dwelling 155, District 53, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia6
1930Dwelling 25, District 11, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., VirginiaEnumerated in the household of her son James7
1940Dwelling 12, District 32-15, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia8

Occupation

1910Farmer6

Family

James William "Jim" Rierson Jr. b. June 16, 1875, d. December 27, 1907
Marriage*Martha A. "Woodie" Walton married James William "Jim" Rierson Jr., son of James William Rierson and Matilda Elizabeth Simpson, on January 1, 1896 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,2 
Children

Citations

  1. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  3. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S104] Billy and Juanita Grice, Cemeteries in Floyd County.
  5. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  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. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  10. [S84] Rick & Toni Clawson, "Rierson Family Info," e-mail to Scott Schaffer, May 9, 2003.
  11. [S306] Ora Belle Mayberry McColman and Others, Emera Altizer of Montgomery Co., VA and Some of his Descendants 1736-1997.
  12. [S2391] Floyd County Historical Society Cemeteries of Floyd County, VA, online http://floydcountyhistoricalsociety.org/cemeteries/alpha.html
  13. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  14. [S5223] Social Security Administration, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.