Arthur Alvin Wickham1

M, b. March 9, 1920, d. April 25, 1968
FatherShelburn Amos Wickham2,3,1 b. May 6, 1894, d. July 4, 1951
MotherCeleste Lee "Celestie" Conner2,3,1 b. July 24, 1891, d. June 13, 1981
     Arthur Alvin Wickham was buried at Sherwood Burial Park, 1045 Lynchburg Turnpike, Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia.1 He was born on March 9, 1920 at Virginia.1 He married Juanita Dunford on February 28, 1947. Arthur Alvin Wickham died on April 25, 1968 at Roanoke, Virginia, at age 48.1

Census Records

1930Dwelling 283, District 2, Chamblissburg, Bedford Co., Virginia3

Family

Juanita Dunford b. April 5, 1928, d. August 31, 2009
Marriage*Arthur Alvin Wickham married Juanita Dunford on February 28, 1947. 
Children
  • Delma Frances "Punkin" Wickham4
  • Anna Maria Wickham4 b. January 17, 1948, d. May 4, 2012
  • Arthur Kevin Wickham4
  • Mark Alan Wickham4,5
  • Lori Lee Wickham4

Citations

  1. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  2. [S102] Roanoke Times, From an undated article in about the death of George Wickham.
  3. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Juanita Dunford Wickham obituary in the Sep 1, 2009 edition.
  5. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Wickham-Silcott wedding announcement in the Aug 17, 2003 edition.

Sarah Amanda Wimmer1,2,3

F, b. August 8, 1885, d. November 28, 1956
FatherIsaac King Wimmer4,2,1,3 b. October 6, 1842, d. March 16, 1925
MotherAnn Elizabeth Mills4,1,2,3 b. October 12, 1845, d. November 4, 1894
     Sarah Amanda Wimmer was buried at Little Elk Friends Meetinghouse Cemetery, Oxford, Chester Co., Pennsylvania.4,3,5 She was born on August 8, 1885 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,3 She married James Goggins Teel, son of Terry Teel and Lydia Margaret Wilson, on January 5, 1902 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,3 As of January 5, 1902,her married name was Teel. Sarah Amanda Wimmer died on November 28, 1956 at Valley Township, Chester Co., Pennsylvania, at age 71.4,3

Census Records

1890Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia6
1910Dwelling 137, District 51, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia7
1920Dwelling 131, District 105, West Nottingham, Chester Co., Pennsylvania8
1930Dwelling 7, District 39, Franklin, Chester Co., Pennsylvania9
1940Dwelling 141, District 15-40, Franklin, Chester Co., Pennsylvania10

Family

James Goggins Teel b. October 15, 1875, d. July 9, 1965
Marriage*Sarah Amanda Wimmer married James Goggins Teel, son of Terry Teel and Lydia Margaret Wilson, on January 5, 1902 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,3 
Children

Citations

  1. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S341] Sylvia Gearheart Albert, Mills Families of Floyd and Franklin Counties, VA.
  3. [S4652] Record Group 11. Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania Records of the Pennsylvania Department of Health, Pennsylvania, Death Certificates, 1906-1964.
  4. [S24] Fred Wimmer, Wimmer Family 1695-1978.
  5. [S6824] Little Elk Friends Meetinghouse Cemetery, Chester Co., PA, online http://www.findagrave.com/
  6. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.
  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. [S3331] Peoria Journal Star, The, From the Cleatus A. Teel obituary in the May 3, 1994 edition.
  12. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  13. [S5223] Social Security Administration, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.
  14. [S6825] Daily Local News, From the Curtis R. Teel, Sr. obituary in the Jan 4, 2005 edition.

Frank Elic Thomas1,2,3

M, b. January 28, 1897, d. May 27, 1970
FatherA. L. Thomas1
MotherLillie A. Unknown1
     His Social Security Number was 236-10-9465.4 Frank Elic Thomas was born on January 28, 1897 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,4,3 He married Effie Lena Poff, daughter of William Hamilton Poff and Rosetta Elisa Spangler, on November 26, 1914 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1 Frank Elic Thomas and Effie Lena Poff were divorced on April 17, 1918 at Floyd Co., Virginia.5,6 Frank Elic Thomas died on May 27, 1970 at St. Petersburg, Pinellas Co., Florida, at age 73.3

Occupation

1914Farmer1

Family

Effie Lena Poff b. June 28, 1898, d. November 5, 1966
Marriage*Frank Elic Thomas married Effie Lena Poff, daughter of William Hamilton Poff and Rosetta Elisa Spangler, on November 26, 1914 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1 
Divorce* Frank Elic Thomas and Effie Lena Poff were divorced on April 17, 1918 at Floyd Co., Virginia.5,6 
Child
  • Artis E. Thomas7,5

Citations

  1. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S533] National Archives and Records Administration, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-18.
  3. [S417] Florida Health Department, Florida Death Index,1877-1998.
  4. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  5. [S726] Unknown author, Floyd Co., Virginia Chancery Book 10.
  6. [S5151] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Divorce Records, 1918-2014.
  7. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.

Frederick William "Fred" Tice1,2,3

M, b. December 10, 1885, d. January, 1968
FatherAndrew Jackson Tice1 b. July 1, 1848, d. September 8, 1913
MotherMary Tobiatha Snuffer1
     His Social Security Number was 399-52-9315.4 Frederick William "Fred" Tice was born on December 10, 1885 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,2,4 He married Sadie Gray Yates, daughter of John William Anthony Yates and Leanora "Nora" Anglin, on March 15, 1919 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1 Frederick William "Fred" Tice (an unknown value) on April 25, 1940 at Milwaukee County Hospital for Mental Diseases, District 40-80, Wauwatosa, Milwaukee Co., Wisconsin.3 He died in January, 1968 at Wisconsin at age 82.4

Census Records

1920Dwelling 82, District 48, Ward 3, Milwaukee, Milwaukee Co., Wisconsin5
1930Milwaukee Hospital for the Insane, District 385, Wauwatosa, Milwaukee Co., Wisconsin6

Family

Sadie Gray Yates b. October 13, 1897, d. April 29, 1929
Marriage*Frederick William "Fred" Tice married Sadie Gray Yates, daughter of John William Anthony Yates and Leanora "Nora" Anglin, on March 15, 1919 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1 

Citations

  1. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S533] National Archives and Records Administration, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-18.
  3. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  5. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.

Samuel Likens Sr.

M, b. circa 1805, d. December 10, 1884
     Samuel Likens Sr. married Lydia Unknown.1 Samuel Likens Sr. was born circa 1805 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.2 He died on December 10, 1884 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,3

Family

Lydia Unknown
Marriage*He married Lydia Unknown.1 
Children

Citations

  1. [S301] National Archives and Records Administration, 1860 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S33] Surnames of Families of Floyd Co., Virginia, online http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~barbr/zz_main_contents.htm
  3. [S21] Beth Fridley, Floyd Co., Virginia Death Records, 1883-1896.
  4. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.

George Clifton Wickham1

M, b. December 18, 1922, d. June 11, 1944
FatherShelburn Amos Wickham2,3 b. May 6, 1894, d. July 4, 1951
MotherCeleste Lee "Celestie" Conner2,3 b. July 24, 1891, d. June 13, 1981
     George Clifton Wickham was buried at Mountain View Cemetery, 1300 Mountain View Road, Vinton, Roanoke Co., Virginia; His gravestone reads "Va S Sgt 12th Inf 4th Dev. WW II."4,1 He married Edith Thigpen. George Clifton Wickham was born on December 18, 1922 at Virginia.4 He died on June 11, 1944 at France at age 21.2,4,1 He Killed in France on June 11, 1944, five days after D-Day. Survived by his wife, Edith; parents, Mr. and Mrs. S.A. Wickham; brothers, Arthur and A.L; sisters, Edith and Marie. circa July, 1944.2

Census Records

1930Dwelling 283, District 2, Chamblissburg, Bedford Co., Virginia3
1940Fort Howard Military Reservation, Edgemere, Baltimore Co., Maryland5

Occupation

1940Soldier5

Family

Edith Thigpen
Marriage*George Clifton Wickham married Edith Thigpen

Citations

  1. [S3565] The National Archives and Records Administration, U.S., Headstone Applications for Military Veterans, 1925-1963.
  2. [S102] Roanoke Times, From an undated article in about the death of George Wickham.
  3. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S1046] Rena Worthen (e-mail address), Mountain View Cemetery, Vinton, Roanoke Co., VA.
  5. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.

John Vest1

M, b. August 20, 1871, d. March 24, 1955
FatherGeorge Washington "Watt" Vest2,1,3 b. April 24, 1840, d. July 9, 1929
MotherRebecca "Becky" Likens2,1 b. April 1, 1838, d. March 20, 1922
     John Vest was buried at Woodlawn Memorial Park, Bluewell, Mercer Co., West Virginia.3 He was born on August 20, 1871 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,3 He married Eliza E. Angle, daughter of Jacob Riley Angle and Elizabeth Frances Richards, on April 6, 1893 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1 John Vest died on March 24, 1955 at Bluefield, Mercer Co., West Virginia, at age 83.3

Census Records

1890Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia4

Family

Eliza E. Angle b. February 2, 1873
Marriage*John Vest married Eliza E. Angle, daughter of Jacob Riley Angle and Elizabeth Frances Richards, on April 6, 1893 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1 
Child

Citations

  1. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S33] Surnames of Families of Floyd Co., Virginia, online http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~barbr/zz_main_contents.htm
  3. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the John Vest death certificate.
  4. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  6. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Shelman C. Vest death certificate.
  7. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Vest-Hundley marriage record.
  8. [S345] Bluefield Daily Telegraph, From the Shelman C. Vest obituary in the Oct 9, 1934 edition.

Eliza E. Angle1,2

F, b. February 2, 1873
FatherJacob Riley Angle3,2 b. October 10, 1850, d. April 2, 1923
MotherElizabeth Frances Richards3,2 b. December 18, 1845, d. December 20, 1924
     Eliza E. Angle was born on February 2, 1873 at Floyd Co., Virginia.4 She married John Vest, son of George Washington "Watt" Vest and Rebecca "Becky" Likens, on April 6, 1893 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2 As of April 6, 1893,her married name was Vest.2

Census Records

1890Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia1

Family

John Vest b. August 20, 1871, d. March 24, 1955
Marriage*Eliza E. Angle married John Vest, son of George Washington "Watt" Vest and Rebecca "Becky" Likens, on April 6, 1893 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2 
Child

Citations

  1. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  3. [S33] Surnames of Families of Floyd Co., Virginia, online http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~barbr/zz_main_contents.htm
  4. [S273] Floyd Co., Virginia Family Bibles, online http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~barbs/fambible.html
  5. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  6. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Shelman C. Vest death certificate.
  7. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Vest-Hundley marriage record.
  8. [S345] Bluefield Daily Telegraph, From the Shelman C. Vest obituary in the Oct 9, 1934 edition.

Kemper Wells1

M, b. circa 1878
     Kemper Wells was born circa 1878 at Roanoke, Virginia.1 He married Asenath Frances "Dovie" Poff, daughter of John Henry Poff and Mary Magdaline "Polly" Bird, on August 25, 1913 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1

Family

Asenath Frances "Dovie" Poff b. July 1, 1886, d. December 11, 1961
Marriage*Kemper Wells married Asenath Frances "Dovie" Poff, daughter of John Henry Poff and Mary Magdaline "Polly" Bird, on August 25, 1913 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1 

Citations

  1. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.

Loza/Lauza A. Moore1,2

F, b. January 5, 1844, d. March 23, 1893
     Loza/Lauza A. Moore was buried at West Family Cemetery, Westwood, Route 4, Floyd, Floyd Co., Virginia.2 She was born on January 5, 1844.2 She married Samuel A. Terry on October 23, 1862 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1 As of October 23, 1862,her married name was Terry. Loza/Lauza A. Moore died on March 23, 1893 at age 49.2

Census Records

1890Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia3

Family

Samuel A. Terry b. August 10, 1839, d. August 5, 1914
Marriage*Loza/Lauza A. Moore married Samuel A. Terry on October 23, 1862 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1 
Children

Citations

  1. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S1021] Mary Conner Williams, West Family Cemetery, Floyd Co., VA.
  3. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.

Goldie Edith Wickham1

F, b. December 2, 1926, d. August 7, 1995
FatherShelburn Amos Wickham2,3,4 b. May 6, 1894, d. July 4, 1951
MotherCeleste Lee "Celestie" Conner2,3,4 b. July 24, 1891, d. June 13, 1981
     Goldie Edith Wickham was buried at Mountain View Cemetery, 1300 Mountain View Road, Vinton, Roanoke Co., Virginia.1 Her Social Security Number was 223-30-2737.5 She was born on December 2, 1926 at Virginia.5 She married Oscar William McGuire on March 25, 1950.1,6 As of March 25, 1950,her married name was McGuire. Goldie Edith Wickham died on August 7, 1995 at Hardy, Bedford Co., Virginia, at age 68.1,5 She McGUIRE, Goldie Edith Wickham, 68, of Hardy, passed away Monday, August 7, 1995. She was the widow of Oscar William McGuire. Surviving are a son and daughter-in-law, Donnie L. and Lee McGuire of Chesapeake; one sister, Marie W. Wheeler of Roanoke; two grandchildren, Stephanie and Ryan McGuire. Graveside services will be held 2 p.m. Thursday, August 10, from Mountain View Cemetery. The Rev. William E. Hungate will officiate. Friends may call after 12 noon Wednesday at the Lotz Vinton Chapel. on August 9, 1995.1

Census Records

1930Dwelling 283, District 2, Chamblissburg, Bedford Co., Virginia3
1940Dwelling 244, District 10-2, Chamblissburg, Bedford Co., Virginia4

Family

Oscar William McGuire b. February 7, 1923, d. September 5, 1979
Marriage*Goldie Edith Wickham married Oscar William McGuire on March 25, 1950.1,6 
Child
  • Donnie Lee McGuire1

Citations

  1. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Goldie Edith Wickham McGuire obituary in the Aug 9, 1995 edition.
  2. [S102] Roanoke Times, From an undated article in about the death of George Wickham.
  3. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  6. [S2728] Roanoke Co. VA Archives - Mt. Pleasant Cemetery, online http://files.usgwarchives.org/va/roanoke/cemeteries/

John Wayne Sowers1,2,3,4

M, b. February 12, 1942, d. March 24, 1993
FatherTroy Leslie Sowers1,2,3,4 b. July 4, 1920, d. February 4, 2003
MotherElizabeth June Alderman1,2,3,4 b. June 7, 1922, d. January 27, 2004
     His Social Security Number was 225-54-9145.5 John Wayne Sowers was buried at Barringer-Maberry Cemetery, atop a hill on the south side of Rt. 799, 3.5 miles east of Willis on the old Jabe Sowers farm, Floyd Co., Virginia.2 He was born on February 12, 1942 at St. Mary's Co., Maryland.5,4 He married Vera Katherine Harris on June 16, 1964 at Floyd, Floyd Co., Virginia.4 John Wayne Sowers and Vera Katherine Harris were divorced on April 26, 1977 at Floyd Co., Virginia.6 John Wayne Sowers died on March 24, 1993 at Radford, Virginia, at age 51.5,2 He SOWERS, John Wayne, 51, of Willis, passed away Wednesday, March 24, 1993 at Radford Community Hospital. Survivors include one daughter, Michelle Sowers, Floyd; parents, Troy and Elizabeth Sowers, Willis; one brother, Billy Sowers, Willis; two sisters and brother-in-law, Wanda Bolt, Floyd, Sandra and Gary Dillon, Willis; four nephews, Tommy Sowers, Floyd, Kevin Sowers, Willis, Jimmy Wayne Radford, Willis, Mickey Bolt, Floyd. Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Friday at the Maberry Funeral Home Chapel, Floyd, with Rev. Roy Turpin officiating. Burial will be in the Barringer Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday at the Maberry Funeral Home. on March 25, 1993.2

Family

Vera Katherine Harris
Marriage*He married Vera Katherine Harris on June 16, 1964 at Floyd, Floyd Co., Virginia.4 
Divorce* John Wayne Sowers and Vera Katherine Harris were divorced on April 26, 1977 at Floyd Co., Virginia.6 
Child
  • Michelle Sowers2

Citations

  1. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Troy Leslie Sowers obituary in the Feb 6, 2003 edition.
  2. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the John Wayne Sowers obituary in the Mar 25, 1993 edition.
  3. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the William Ray Sowers obituary in the Jul 31, 2006 edition.
  4. [S13] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 6, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  5. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  6. [S5151] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Divorce Records, 1918-2014.

William Ray "Billy" Sowers1,2,3,4,5,6

M, b. July 26, 1946, d. July 29, 2006
FatherTroy Leslie Sowers1,7,8,3,4 b. July 4, 1920, d. February 4, 2003
MotherElizabeth June Alderman1,7,8,3,4 b. June 7, 1922, d. January 27, 2004
     William Ray "Billy" Sowers was buried at Barringer-Maberry Cemetery, atop a hill on the south side of Rt. 799, 3.5 miles east of Willis on the old Jabe Sowers farm, Floyd Co., Virginia.3 He was born on July 26, 1946 at Floyd Co., Virginia.6 He married Shirley Ann Freeman on October 27, 1967 at Floyd Co., Virginia.4 William Ray "Billy" Sowers married Freda Gay Hash on January 20, 1996 at Floyd Co., Virginia.4 William Ray "Billy" Sowers died on July 29, 2006 at Montgomery Co., Virginia, at age 60.3,5 He William Ray (Billy) Sowers, 60, of Floyd, Va., passed away Saturday, July 29, 2006. He was employed by Turman Lumber Co. He was preceded in death by his parents, Troy and Elizabeth Sowers and brother, John Wayne Sowers. Survivors are wife, Freda G. Sowers Willis; sons and daughters-inlaw, Tommy and Deanna Sowers, Kevin and Sarah Sowers all of Floyd; grandchildren, Ryann Sowers, Camron Sowers and Chandler Sowers; stepson, Donnie Hash, G a l a x; stepdaughter, Joyce Bowers, Lexington; sisters and brother-in-law, Wanda Bolt and Sandra and Gary Dillon all of Willis; nephews, Micky Bolt and Jimmy Wayne, Radford; and niece, Michelle Litton. Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday, August 1, 2006 at the Maberry Funeral Home Chapel, Floyd, with the Rev. Joe Quesenberry and the Rev. Roy Turpin officiating. Interment will follow at Barringer Cemetery, Willis. Friends may call at Maberry Funeral Home after 12 noon Monday where the family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Floyd County Fire Department, Stations 1 or 2, PO Box 33, Floyd, Va. 24091. on July 31, 2006.3

Family 1

Shirley Ann Freeman b. February 20, 1948, d. July 2, 2017
Marriage*He married Shirley Ann Freeman on October 27, 1967 at Floyd Co., Virginia.4 
Children
  • Thomas Ray "Tommy" Sowers8,3
  • Kevin Wayne Sowers2,3

Family 2

Freda Gay Hash
Marriage*William Ray "Billy" Sowers married Freda Gay Hash on January 20, 1996 at Floyd Co., Virginia.4 

Citations

  1. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Elizabeth Alderman Sowers obituary in the Jan 29, 2004 edition.
  2. [S36] Clerk of Courts, Computerized Marriage Records of Floyd Co., Virginia, Ref # 96-27.
  3. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the William Ray Sowers obituary in the Jul 31, 2006 edition.
  4. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  5. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  6. [S5223] Social Security Administration, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.
  7. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Troy Leslie Sowers obituary in the Feb 6, 2003 edition.
  8. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the John Wayne Sowers obituary in the Mar 25, 1993 edition.

Elsie Mae Aldridge1,2,3

F, b. April 1, 1897, d. August 2, 1974
FatherJohn G. H. Aldridge4,1,3 b. December 2, 1865, d. June 30, 1923
MotherLydia Alice Naff1,4 b. May 26, 1871, d. March 11, 1944
     Her Social Security Number was 230-40-6151.5 Elsie Mae Aldridge was buried at Sunset Cemetery, North Franklin Street, Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia.4,6,3 She was born on April 1, 1897 at Floyd Co., Virginia; Her death certificate has a birth year of 1896.5,1,3 As of circa 1915,her married name was Poff.7 She married Oliver Blane Poff, son of Moses D. Poff and Catherine E. "Kate" Corell, circa 1915.7,2,3 Elsie Mae Aldridge died on August 2, 1974 at Radford, Virginia, at age 77.5,4,6,3 She CHRISTIANSBURG -- Mrs. Elsie Poff, age 78, of Route 1, Riner, died Friday evening, August 2, 1974, in a Radford hospital. Surviving are her husband, Oliver B. Poff; two sons, Fred Poff and Russell Poff, both of Riner; two sisters, Mrs. Walter Lively of Long Branch, W. Va., Mrs. Carl Bowers of Oxford, Pa; four brothers, Fred Aldridge of Knottingham, Pa., William Aldridge and J. E. Aldridge, both of New Jersey, Stuart Aldridge of Floyd; one grandchild. Funeral services were Monday, August 5, 1974, at 11 a.m., from the Richardson Funeral Chapel, conducted by the Rev. Archie P. Naff. Burial in Sunset Cemetery. on August 8, 1974.6

Census Records

1930Dwelling 39, District 4, Auburn, Montgomery Co., Virginia7
1940Dwelling 389, District 61-6, Auburn, Montgomery Co., Virginia8

Family

Oliver Blane Poff b. November 17, 1892, d. December 22, 1981
Marriage*Elsie Mae Aldridge married Oliver Blane Poff, son of Moses D. Poff and Catherine E. "Kate" Corell, circa 1915.7,2,3 
Children

Citations

  1. [S162] Sylvia Gearheart Albert, William G. "The Settler" Aldridge, Floyd Co., VA.
  2. [S116] Floyd Press, From the Elsie Poff obituary in the Aug 8, 1974 edition.
  3. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  4. [S65] Rena Worthen & Margarette Tynan, Montgomery County Virginia Cemetery Reading of Sunset Cemetery, Christiansburg.
  5. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  6. [S116] Floyd Press, From the Elonza Luther Craighead, Sr. obituary in the Jun 27, 1974 edition.
  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.

Oliver Blane Poff1,2,3

M, b. November 17, 1892, d. December 22, 1981
FatherMoses D. Poff4 b. January 19, 1860, d. May 15, 1893
MotherCatherine E. "Kate" Corell5,6,4,3 b. February 11, 1853, d. October 25, 1929
     Oliver Blane Poff was buried at Sunset Cemetery, North Franklin Street, Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia.7,3 His Social Security Number was 224-20-2308.8 He was born on November 17, 1892 at Pilot, Montgomery Co., Virginia.7,8,1,3 He married Elsie Mae Aldridge, daughter of John G. H. Aldridge and Lydia Alice Naff, circa 1915.9,2,3 Oliver Blane Poff died on December 22, 1981 at Blacksburg, Virginia, at age 89.7,3

Census Records

1900Dwelling 66, District 63, Auburn, Montgomery Co., Virginia6
1910Dwelling 237, District 94, Auburn, Montgomery Co., Virginia5
1930Dwelling 39, District 4, Auburn, Montgomery Co., Virginia9
1940Dwelling 389, District 61-6, Auburn, Montgomery Co., Virginia10

Occupation

1910Farm laborer5
1930Farmer9
1940Farmer10

Family

Elsie Mae Aldridge b. April 1, 1897, d. August 2, 1974
Marriage*Oliver Blane Poff married Elsie Mae Aldridge, daughter of John G. H. Aldridge and Lydia Alice Naff, circa 1915.9,2,3 
Children

Citations

  1. [S533] National Archives and Records Administration, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-18.
  2. [S116] Floyd Press, From the Elsie Poff obituary in the Aug 8, 1974 edition.
  3. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  4. [S1863] Beckley Post Herald, From the Lavie E. Booth obituary in the Apr 7, 1976 edition.
  5. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S65] Rena Worthen & Margarette Tynan, Montgomery County Virginia Cemetery Reading of Sunset Cemetery, Christiansburg.
  8. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  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. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.