Robert Franklin "Bobby" Williams1,2

M, b. December 18, 1938, d. June 3, 1994
     Robert Franklin "Bobby" Williams WILLIAMS, Robert Franklin, ("Bobby"), 56, of Newport, died Friday, June 3, 1994, near his home on Sinking Creek. Born in Newport, he was a son of Ira F. and "Hon" McCoy Williams of Mt. Lake Road near Newport. For many years he operated Lakeway Service Station near Newport and more recently was employed as an auctioneer with his own company, Williams & Son Auction Co. Bobby was a 1956 graduate of Newport High School, attended Bluefield State College, was a member of Sherry Memorial Christian Church, Newport Ruritan Club and Virginia Auctioneers Association. He was a brother of the late "Dody" Bonita Cupp. Surviving are his wife, Frances "Fran" Dowdy Williams; a son and daughter-in-law, Tony and Cindy Williams, Pearisburg; a daughter, Robin Williams and her fiance, E. Brian Atkins, Newport; his, parents; a grandson, Cody Atkins, Newport; a brother, Gerald "Nonnie" Williams of Newport; and a sister, Betty Lou Ratcliffe, Pearisburg. Funeral services will be conducted Monday, June 6, 1994 at 2 p.m. in the Kendall Funeral Home Chapel in Pembroke, with the Rev. James Lowe, the Rev. James Belcher, and the Rev. Roger Henderson officiating. Burial will be in the Williams Cemetery near Mt. Lake Road in Newport. The family will receive friends at the Kendall Funeral Home Sunday evening from 6 to 9 p.m. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests that contributions may be made to the Bobby Williams Memorial Scholar-ship Fund, C/O Jerry Smith, The National Bank of Blacksburg, Pembroke, Va. 24136.2 His Social Security Number was 229-46-8008.3 He was buried at Williams Cemetery, off Rt. 602, Giles Co., Virginia.2 He married Frances Roberta "Fran" Dowdy, daughter of Walter Welford Dowdy and Arnie Gay Conner.1,3 Robert Franklin "Bobby" Williams was born on December 18, 1938 at Newport, Giles Co., Virginia.2,3 He died on June 3, 1994 at Sinking Creek, Craig Co., Virginia, at age 55.2,3

Family

Frances Roberta "Fran" Dowdy
Marriage*He married Frances Roberta "Fran" Dowdy, daughter of Walter Welford Dowdy and Arnie Gay Conner.1,3 
Children
  • Anthony Franklin "Tony" Williams2
  • Robin Leanna Williams2

Citations

  1. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, From the Arnie Conner Dowdy obituary in an unknown newspaper.
  2. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, From the Robert Franklin Williams obituary in an undated edition.
  3. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.

Lydia Wilson1,2

F, b. 1799, d. 1864
FatherPeter Wilson1,2 b. 1776
MotherRhoda "Chloe" Hathaway2 b. circa 1774, d. before 1840
     Lydia Wilson Indenture between Lydia and David Willis on June 6, 1825, indicates that if $35.00 was not paid by June 6, 1826, she would forfeit a mare and four milkcows. There are three deeds of property for money dated June 3, 1835, Nov 7, 1837, and Jul 2, 1845. 1840 Floyd Co. Virginia Census, pg 171 Lydia Iddings, 1 female 40-49 yo. 1 male 30-39 yo, 1 female 20-29 yo, 1 female 10-15 yo. She was born in 1799 at Montgomery Co., Virginia. She married Henry Iddings Jr., son of Henry Iddings and Abigail Olive Richardson, on September 25, 1812 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.1 As of September 25, 1812,her married name was Iddings. Lydia Wilson died in 1864.

Family

Henry Iddings Jr. b. circa 1790, d. circa 1825
Marriage*She married Henry Iddings Jr., son of Henry Iddings and Abigail Olive Richardson, on September 25, 1812 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.1 
Children

Citations

  1. [S280] Anne Lowry Worrell, A Brief of Wills and Marriages in Montgomery and Fincastle Counties, Virginia, 1733-1831.
  2. [S349] Erma C. Sowers, A Report on the Descendants of Henry Iddings and Abigail Richardson.

Edward Moyer Reed1,2

M, b. April 22, 1900, d. May 23, 1984
FatherCharles Tillden "Charlie" Reed1,2 b. December 17, 1876, d. February 24, 1968
MotherMary Ann Hopkins1,2 b. June 20, 1872, d. October 28, 1958
     His Social Security Number was 226-01-5696.3 Edward Moyer Reed was buried at Sherwood Burial Park, 1045 Lynchburg Turnpike, Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia.2 He was born on April 22, 1900 at Floyd Co., Virginia.3,1,4,2 He married Nellie Kate Link on April 29, 1922 at Roanoke, Virginia.1,2 Edward Moyer Reed died on May 23, 1984 at Roanoke, Virginia, at age 84.3,2

Family

Nellie Kate Link b. July 24, 1899
Marriage*He married Nellie Kate Link on April 29, 1922 at Roanoke, Virginia.1,2 
Child

Citations

  1. [S992] The REED and COLE families of Floyd Co, Va., online http://familytreemaker.genealogy.com/users/r/e/e/James-R-Reed/index.html
  2. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  3. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  4. [S533] National Archives and Records Administration, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-18.

Charles Tillden "Charlie" Reed1,2

M, b. December 17, 1876, d. February 24, 1968
FatherWilliam Benjamin Reed1 b. July 15, 1835, d. May 21, 1922
MotherElizabeth Julia Byrd1 b. May 7, 1839, d. October 27, 1919
     Charles Tillden "Charlie" Reed was buried at Head of the River Cemetery (also known as Salem Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery), Rt. 221, Check, Floyd Co., Virginia.3,1 He was born on December 17, 1876 at Floyd Co., Virginia.3,2 He married Mary Ann Hopkins circa 1896. Charles Tillden "Charlie" Reed died on February 24, 1968 at age 91.3,1

Census Records

1890Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia4

Family

Mary Ann Hopkins b. June 20, 1872, d. October 28, 1958
Marriage*Charles Tillden "Charlie" Reed married Mary Ann Hopkins circa 1896. 
Child

Citations

  1. [S992] The REED and COLE families of Floyd Co, Va., online http://familytreemaker.genealogy.com/users/r/e/e/James-R-Reed/index.html
  2. [S533] National Archives and Records Administration, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-18.
  3. [S104] Billy and Juanita Grice, Cemeteries in Floyd County.
  4. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.

Mary Ann Hopkins1

F, b. June 20, 1872, d. October 28, 1958
     Mary Ann Hopkins was buried at Head of the River Cemetery (also known as Salem Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery), Rt. 221, Check, Floyd Co., Virginia.2,1 She was born on June 20, 1872 at Virginia.2,1 She married Charles Tillden "Charlie" Reed, son of William Benjamin Reed and Elizabeth Julia Byrd, circa 1896. As of circa 1896,her married name was Reed. Mary Ann Hopkins died on October 28, 1958 at age 86.2,1

Family

Charles Tillden "Charlie" Reed b. December 17, 1876, d. February 24, 1968
Marriage*She married Charles Tillden "Charlie" Reed, son of William Benjamin Reed and Elizabeth Julia Byrd, circa 1896. 
Child

Citations

  1. [S992] The REED and COLE families of Floyd Co, Va., online http://familytreemaker.genealogy.com/users/r/e/e/James-R-Reed/index.html
  2. [S104] Billy and Juanita Grice, Cemeteries in Floyd County.
  3. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.

Charles Vest1,2,3,4,5

M, b. May 8, 1811, d. June 10, 1880
FatherLittleberry "Berry" Vest2,4,6 b. November 28, 1774, d. November 14, 1868
MotherMary "Polly" Moore2,6 b. circa 1780, d. circa 1816
     Charles Vest was buried at Head of the River Cemetery (also known as Salem Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery), Rt. 221, Check, Floyd Co., Virginia.1,5 He was born on May 8, 1811 at Franklin Co., Virginia.1,3,5 He married Martha A. Iddings, daughter of Henry Iddings and Abigail Olive Richardson, on July 21, 1831 at Floyd Co., Virginia.7,2 Charles Vest died on June 10, 1880 at Floyd Co., Virginia, at age 69; The Iddings book and Cemeteries in Floyd Co. has a death date of Jan 10, 1881, the Salem Church listinga has a death date of May 10, 1881.1,3,4,5

Family

Martha A. Iddings b. 1801, d. December 7, 1858
Marriage*He married Martha A. Iddings, daughter of Henry Iddings and Abigail Olive Richardson, on July 21, 1831 at Floyd Co., Virginia.7,2 
Children

Citations

  1. [S104] Billy and Juanita Grice, Cemeteries in Floyd County.
  2. [S343] Barbara Stanley (e-mail address), Willis Vest in "Floyd Co., Virginia Listserve," listserve message Apr 18, 2004.
  3. [S711] Pupils of Check High School, Salem Church Head of the River Cemetery.
  4. [S96] Beth Fridley, Floyd Co., Virginia Death Records, 1853-1882.
  5. [S349] Erma C. Sowers, A Report on the Descendants of Henry Iddings and Abigail Richardson.
  6. [S98] Erma Conner Sowers, Descendants of Littleberry Vest.
  7. [S42] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 2, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  8. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  9. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.

Elizabeth Julia Byrd1,2,3,4

F, b. May 7, 1839, d. October 27, 1919
FatherWilliam Bird Jr.4
MotherAsenath Sink b. circa 1813
     Elizabeth Julia Byrd was buried at Head of the River Cemetery (also known as Salem Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery), Rt. 221, Check, Floyd Co., Virginia.2,5,3 She was born on May 7, 1839 at Virginia.2,5,3,4 She married William Benjamin Reed, son of William Amsterdam Reed and Catherine Margaret Farley, on January 9, 1861.3,4 As of January 9, 1861,her married name was Reed. Elizabeth Julia Byrd died on October 27, 1919 at age 80.2,5,3,4

Census Records

1890Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia6

Family

William Benjamin Reed b. July 15, 1835, d. May 21, 1922
Marriage*Elizabeth Julia Byrd married William Benjamin Reed, son of William Amsterdam Reed and Catherine Margaret Farley, on January 9, 1861.3,4 
Children

Citations

  1. [S12] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 5, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S104] Billy and Juanita Grice, Cemeteries in Floyd County.
  3. [S711] Pupils of Check High School, Salem Church Head of the River Cemetery.
  4. [S992] The REED and COLE families of Floyd Co, Va., online http://familytreemaker.genealogy.com/users/r/e/e/James-R-Reed/index.html
  5. [S571] William Conner, "William A. Byrd," e-mail to Scott Schaffer, Oct 30, 2004.
  6. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  8. [S331] William Lindsay Lawrence, Judy G. Blackwell, Erma C. Sowers, and Mabel Collins Willis Ora Belle Mayberry McColeman, Descendants of Elder John Lawrence.
  9. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.

Fleetwood "Fleet" Radford1,2,3

M, b. 1911, d. 1951
FatherLuther L. Radford1 b. circa 1889
MotherAddie W. Smith1 b. circa 1892
     Fleetwood "Fleet" Radford was buried at Moran-Agee Cemetery, about mile post 150, Blue Ridge Parkway, Floyd Co., Virginia.2,3 He was born in 1911 at Franklin Co., Virginia.1,2,3 He married Inez Mary Moran, daughter of Noah Martin Moran and Martha Alice Guilliams, on April 10, 1934 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1 Fleetwood "Fleet" Radford died in 1951.2,3

Occupation

1934Farm laborer1

Family

Inez Mary Moran b. July 31, 1908, d. November 27, 1990
Marriage*Fleetwood "Fleet" Radford married Inez Mary Moran, daughter of Noah Martin Moran and Martha Alice Guilliams, on April 10, 1934 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1 
Child
  • Bonnie Jean Radford4

Citations

  1. [S12] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 5, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S292] Rena Worthen & Margarette Tynan, Floyd Co. Virginia Cemetery Inscriptions, Volume 1.
  3. [S621] Bill Moran, Moran Cemetery, Floyd Co., VA.
  4. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.

Inez Mary Moran

F, b. July 31, 1908, d. November 27, 1990
FatherNoah Martin Moran1 b. 1881, d. 1931
MotherMartha Alice Guilliams1 b. 1879, d. December, 1950
     Her Social Security Number was 229-64-6310.2 Inez Mary Moran was buried at Moran-Agee Cemetery, about mile post 150, Blue Ridge Parkway, Floyd Co., Virginia.3,4,5 She was born on July 31, 1908 at Franklin Co., Virginia.1,2 She married Fleetwood "Fleet" Radford, son of Luther L. Radford and Addie W. Smith, on April 10, 1934 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1 As of April 10, 1934,her married name was Radford. Inez Mary Moran died on November 27, 1990 at Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia, at age 82.2,4 She Inez Moran Radford, age 82, died Tuesday in a Salem hospital. Surviving are two sons, Raymond Radford, Floyd; Bobby Radford, Roanoke; three daughters, Sarah Brown of Roanoke; Clara Abner, Glasgow, Ky; and Bonnie Conner, Floyd; sixteen grandchildren, eighteen great-grandchildren. Funeral service will be Friday 1:00 p.m. at Wood Funeral Home with the Rev. Frank Wimmer officiating with interment in the Moran Cemetery. on November 29, 1990.4

Family

Fleetwood "Fleet" Radford b. 1911, d. 1951
Marriage*She married Fleetwood "Fleet" Radford, son of Luther L. Radford and Addie W. Smith, on April 10, 1934 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1 
Child
  • Bonnie Jean Radford4,6

Citations

  1. [S12] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 5, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  3. [S292] Rena Worthen & Margarette Tynan, Floyd Co. Virginia Cemetery Inscriptions, Volume 1.
  4. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Inez Moran Radford obituary in the Nov 29, 1990 edition.
  5. [S621] Bill Moran, Moran Cemetery, Floyd Co., VA.
  6. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.

George Clifford Nichols1,2

M, b. February 9, 1899, d. February 10, 1960
FatherAmos M. Nichols3,1 b. August 6, 1873, d. June 7, 1952
MotherLoula A. "Lula" Ingram3,1 b. April 1, 1874, d. July 31, 1953
     George Clifford Nichols was buried at County Line Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery, 1.4 miles down Rt. 635 from Blue Ridge Parkway, Floyd Co., Virginia.4,5 He was born on February 9, 1899 at Floyd Co., Virginia.6,1,4,5,2 He married Bertha Lydie Wright on May 4, 1924 at Floyd Co., Virginia.6 George Clifford Nichols married Ora Belle Sowers, daughter of Eld. Frazier Tuggle Sowers and Flora Ann Martin, on September 2, 1953 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,7 George Clifford Nichols died on February 10, 1960 at age 61.4,5

Occupation

1924Farmer6
1953Farmer1

Family 1

Bertha Lydie Wright b. July 12, 1900, d. May 3, 1950
Marriage*George Clifford Nichols married Bertha Lydie Wright on May 4, 1924 at Floyd Co., Virginia.6 
Child

Family 2

Ora Belle Sowers b. January 11, 1910, d. September 19, 2007
Marriage*George Clifford Nichols married Ora Belle Sowers, daughter of Eld. Frazier Tuggle Sowers and Flora Ann Martin, on September 2, 1953 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,7 

Citations

  1. [S13] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 6, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S533] National Archives and Records Administration, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-18.
  3. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  4. [S213] Ruth G. Hale, County Line Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery.
  5. [S328] Donna J. Robertson, Tombstone Inscriptions of Floyd County, Virginia.
  6. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  7. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Ora Belle Conner obituary in the Sep 20, 2007 edition.
  8. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Thomas Cole Nichols obituary in the Aug 10, 2012 edition.

Bertha Lydie Wright

F, b. July 12, 1900, d. May 3, 1950
     Bertha Lydie Wright was buried at County Line Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery, 1.4 miles down Rt. 635 from Blue Ridge Parkway, Floyd Co., Virginia.1,2 She was born on July 12, 1900 at Floyd Co., Virginia.3,1,2 She married George Clifford Nichols, son of Amos M. Nichols and Loula A. "Lula" Ingram, on May 4, 1924 at Floyd Co., Virginia.3 As of May 4, 1924,her married name was Nichols. Bertha Lydie Wright died on May 3, 1950 at age 49.1,2

Family

George Clifford Nichols b. February 9, 1899, d. February 10, 1960
Marriage*She married George Clifford Nichols, son of Amos M. Nichols and Loula A. "Lula" Ingram, on May 4, 1924 at Floyd Co., Virginia.3 
Child

Citations

  1. [S213] Ruth G. Hale, County Line Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery.
  2. [S328] Donna J. Robertson, Tombstone Inscriptions of Floyd County, Virginia.
  3. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  4. [S13] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 6, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  5. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Thomas Cole Nichols obituary in the Aug 10, 2012 edition.

Grace E. Correll1

F, b. February 6, 1879, d. April 30, 1913
FatherHenry L. Correll1 b. December 19, 1853, d. December 5, 1941
MotherCatherine King1 d. March 28, 1883
     Grace E. Correll was born on February 6, 1879 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.1,2,3 She married Noah Lee Conner, son of William Riley "Rilo" Conner and Mary Eleanor Martin, on December 31, 1896 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1 As of December 31, 1896,her married name was Conner. Grace E. Correll died on April 30, 1913 at Big Creek, McDowell Co., West Virginia, at age 34.2

Census Records

1900Dwelling 287, District 50, Buchanan, Botetourt Co., Virginia3
1910Dwelling 29, District 15, Fayetteville, Fayette Co., West Virginia4

Family

Noah Lee Conner b. May 15, 1875, d. October 28, 1915
Marriage*Grace E. Correll married Noah Lee Conner, son of William Riley "Rilo" Conner and Mary Eleanor Martin, on December 31, 1896 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1 
Children

Citations

  1. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S2877] FamilySearch, West Virginia, Deaths Index, 1853-1973.
  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. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Hammocks-Conner marriage record.
  6. [S575] Great-grandson of William Riley Conner) Susan Conner (wife of Ronald W. Conner, "William Riley Conner."
  7. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  8. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.

Blaine Claiborne Elmore1,2,3

M, b. October 26, 1882, d. February 11, 1965
FatherPaul Newton Elmore1,4,5 b. February 24, 1849, d. August 23, 1924
MotherLaura Katherine "Lora" Hancock1,4,5 b. June 9, 1857, d. April 13, 1928
     His Social Security Number was 431-05-4242.6 Blaine Claiborne Elmore was buried at Edgewood Memorial Park, 42nd and Division, North Little Rock, Pulaski Co., Arkansas.3 He No children. He was born on October 26, 1882 at New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia.6,1,7,2 He married Ada Stevens in 1923.2 Blaine Claiborne Elmore married Harriet Dean circa 1924.8,2 Blaine Claiborne Elmore died on February 11, 1965 at Little Rock, Pulaski Co., Arkansas, at age 82.1,2

Census Records

1900Dwelling 48, District 3, Clifton Forge, Alleghany Co., Virginia4
1930Dwelling 215, District 69, Mineral, Pulaski Co., Arkansas8
1940Dwelling 340, District 60-120, Mineral, Pulaski Co., Arkansas9

Occupation

1900Painter4
1930Railroad machinist8

Family 1

Ada Stevens
Marriage*Blaine Claiborne Elmore married Ada Stevens in 1923.2 

Family 2

Harriet Dean b. June 13, 1899, d. April 28, 1978
Marriage*Blaine Claiborne Elmore married Harriet Dean circa 1924.8,2 

Citations

  1. [S274] Robert & Juanita Elmore Conner, "Personal Papers of Robert & Juanita Elmore Conner."
  2. [S1964] Charlene Elmore Blassingham, "Elmores of New Castle, VA."
  3. [S3954] Edgewood Memorial Park, Pulaski Co., AR, online http://www.findagrave.com
  4. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Rufus Hughes Elmore obituary in Jan 13, 1919 edition.
  6. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  7. [S533] National Archives and Records Administration, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-18.
  8. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.