Sgt. Howard Wesley Lutz1,2,3,4,5

M, b. October 7, 1922, d. May 9, 1979
FatherCharles Washington Lutz2,3,6 b. May 17, 1882
MotherLuda Alhambra Hall2,3,6,7,8 b. May 26, 1891, d. March 11, 1974
     His Social Security Number was 228-16-3680.9 Sgt. Howard Wesley Lutz was buried at Wilson Cemetery, Daniel's Run Road (Rt. 661), Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia; His tombstone reads "Sgt US Army WWII."1,4,5 He FERRUM - Howard Wesley Lutz, age 56, died in a Salem hospital Wednesday, May 9, 1979. He was a veteran of World War II. Surviving are his wife, Ms. Beulah Link Lutz, Ferrum; three daughters, Mrs. Carol Hawley, Roanoke; Mrs. Shirley Allen, Mrs. Glenna. Young, both of Ferrum; one sister, Mrs. Edith Eanes, Pilot; one brother, Marion W. Lutz, Christiansburg; 6 grandchildren. Funeral was held Saturday, May 12, 1979 at 11:00 a.m. at Wood Funeral Chappel, with the Rev. L.V. DeHart officiating. Interment in the Wilson Cemetery.5 He was born on October 7, 1922 at Forest Hill, Harford Co., Maryland.9,1,3,4 He married Beulah Mae Link, daughter of Theodore Roosevelt "Ted" Link and Ida Ellen Conner, on July 24, 1946 at Rogers, Montgomery Co., Virginia.2,3,10,5,11 Sgt. Howard Wesley Lutz died on May 9, 1979 at Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia, at age 56.1,4,5

Census Records

1930Dwelling 88, District 9, Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia7
1940Dwelling 22, District 32-11, Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia8

Family

Beulah Mae Link b. January 15, 1925, d. December 25, 2010
Marriage*Sgt. Howard Wesley Lutz married Beulah Mae Link, daughter of Theodore Roosevelt "Ted" Link and Ida Ellen Conner, on July 24, 1946 at Rogers, Montgomery Co., Virginia.2,3,10,5,11 
Children

Citations

  1. [S292] Rena Worthen & Margarette Tynan, Floyd Co. Virginia Cemetery Inscriptions, Volume 1.
  2. [S713] Teresa Davis, "Conner-Link Information," e-mail to Scott Schaffer, May 1922.
  3. [S557] VA Montgomery Co., Register 3, Montgomery Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  4. [S920] Paul Craghead, Wilson Cemetery, Floyd Co., VA.
  5. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, From the Howard Wesley Lutz obituary in an unknown newspaper.
  6. [S901] Brenda Eanes, "Charles Washington Lutz," e-mail to Scott Scahffer, Apr 26, May 6 and 25, and Jun 4 2005.
  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. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  10. [S349] Erma C. Sowers, A Report on the Descendants of Henry Iddings and Abigail Richardson.
  11. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Beulah Link Lutz obituary in the Dec 27, 2010 edition.
  12. [S657] George Pauff - Anna Merchant, online http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~poff/f0637.htm

Henry B. Iddings1,2,3,4,5,6

M, b. August 9, 1834, d. December 13, 1924
FatherCyrus R. Iddings2,1,6 b. circa 1815, d. September 8, 1890
MotherElizabeth "Liz" Conner7,1,2,6 b. circa 1814, d. circa 1898
     Henry B. Iddings was buried at Iddings Cemetery, intersection of Daniel's Run Road and Huffville Road, Terrys Fork, Floyd Co., Virginia.7 He Served in the Confederate States Army, Company I, 54th Virginia Infantry. Captured by the Union Army and was held as a prisoner for a short time in a Yankee prison camp. He was later released in a prisoner exchange.8 He was born on August 9, 1834 at Floyd Co., Virginia.7,1,2,6 He married Martha J. Whitenack, daughter of William Harry Whitenack Sr. and Betsy "Bidsy" Lambert, on October 4, 1855 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,9 Henry B. Iddings died on December 13, 1924 at Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia, at age 90.7,10,6

Census Records

1860Dwelling 246, Floyd Co., Virginia11
1870Dwelling 316, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia12
1880Dwelling 416, District 30, Floyd Co., Virginia3
1890Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia13
1900Dwelling 216, District 19, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia4
1910Dwelling 77, District 52, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia5

Occupation

1860Farmer11
1870Farmer12
1880Farmer3

Family

Martha J. Whitenack b. November 19, 1830, d. April 22, 1916
Marriage*Henry B. Iddings married Martha J. Whitenack, daughter of William Harry Whitenack Sr. and Betsy "Bidsy" Lambert, on October 4, 1855 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,9 
Children

Citations

  1. [S349] Erma C. Sowers, A Report on the Descendants of Henry Iddings and Abigail Richardson.
  2. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  3. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  7. [S292] Rena Worthen & Margarette Tynan, Floyd Co. Virginia Cemetery Inscriptions, Volume 1.
  8. [S582] John Winfield Spangler, John Winfield Spangler Research Papers.
  9. [S33] Surnames of Families of Floyd Co., Virginia, online http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~barbr/zz_main_contents.htm
  10. [S1569] Funeral records of Mr. Marion Thomas Hall, online http://www.rootsweb.com/~vafloyd/recordsofmarionthomashall.htm
  11. [S301] National Archives and Records Administration, 1860 United States Federal Census.
  12. [S166] National Archives and Records Administration, 1870 United States Federal Census.
  13. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.
  14. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  15. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, From the Octavia Frances Vest obituary in an undated edition.
  16. [S12] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 5, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  17. [S306] Ora Belle Mayberry McColman and Others, Emera Altizer of Montgomery Co., VA and Some of his Descendants 1736-1997.
  18. [S549] Beth Fridley, Floyd Co., Virginia, Birth Records, 1873-1879.

Charles Washington Lutz1

M, b. May 17, 1882
     Charles Washington Lutz was born on May 17, 1882 at Warren Co., North Carolina; In the 1920 Census Charles listed his place of birth as Virginia.2,1,3 He married Luda Alhambra Hall, daughter of Marion Thomas "M. T." Hall and Nancy Byer V. "Nannie" Poff, on November 24, 1918 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,4 Charles Washington Lutz Charles Lutz diappeared from his family on this date and was not heard from again on January 12, 1923 at Maryland.1

Census Records

1920Dwelling 56, District 95, Bel Air, Harford Co., Maryland3

Occupation

1918Express agent2
1920Delivery expressman3

Family

Luda Alhambra Hall b. May 26, 1891, d. March 11, 1974
Marriage*Charles Washington Lutz married Luda Alhambra Hall, daughter of Marion Thomas "M. T." Hall and Nancy Byer V. "Nannie" Poff, on November 24, 1918 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,4 
Children

Citations

  1. [S901] Brenda Eanes, "Charles Washington Lutz," e-mail to Scott Scahffer, Apr 26, May 6 and 25, and Jun 4 2005.
  2. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  3. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  5. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Mary Edith Lutz Eanes obituary in the Jan 14, 2001 edition.
  6. [S557] VA Montgomery Co., Register 3, Montgomery Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  7. [S713] Teresa Davis, "Conner-Link Information," e-mail to Scott Schaffer, May 1922.

Charles Vest1

M, b. 1784, d. 1837
FatherJohn Vest b. circa 1749, d. circa 1834
MotherAgnes Davidson b. circa 1749/50, d. after 1810
     Charles Vest was born in 1784 at Campbell Co., Virginia. He married Theney Manning on December 4, 1809 at Franklin Co., Virginia.1 Charles Vest married Elizabeth Viar on January 9, 1812 at Franklin Co., Virginia.1 Charles Vest died in 1837 at Summers Co., West Virginia.

Family 1

Theney Manning b. circa 1790, d. after 1870
Marriage*He married Theney Manning on December 4, 1809 at Franklin Co., Virginia.1 
Child

Family 2

Elizabeth Viar
Marriage*Charles Vest married Elizabeth Viar on January 9, 1812 at Franklin Co., Virginia.1 

Citations

  1. [S437] Jordan R. Dodd, Virginia Marriages, 1740-1850.

Theney Manning1

F, b. circa 1790, d. after 1870
     Theney Manning was born circa 1790. She married Charles Vest, son of John Vest and Agnes Davidson, on December 4, 1809 at Franklin Co., Virginia.1 As of December 4, 1809,her married name was Vest. Theney Manning died after 1870.

Family

Charles Vest b. 1784, d. 1837
Marriage*She married Charles Vest, son of John Vest and Agnes Davidson, on December 4, 1809 at Franklin Co., Virginia.1 
Child

Citations

  1. [S437] Jordan R. Dodd, Virginia Marriages, 1740-1850.

Lydia "Liddy" Wilson1

F, b. October, 1824, d. after June, 1900
     Lydia "Liddy" Wilson Enumerated with her son Floyd's family in the 1900 Floyd Co. Virginia Census. Floyd and Isaac lived near the arsenic mines, the land was homesteaded and after Abraham's death, the land was divided between them. Isaac's portion was later owned by the Poff's. Until recently, Floyd's son, William Vest, lived at the old homeplace. Floyd, being the strongest, physically, was kept home to farm, while Isaac was sent to school near Abingdon and was a teacher. His first school was in an old Ferguson house near Roscoe Willis' store. This was told by Wanda Vest, his daughter-in-law. Later the one-room school was built, known as the Vest school and probably named for its first teacher, Isaac Vest; better known as "Little Ike". She was born in October, 1824 at Virginia.2 She married Abraham Vest, son of Littleberry "Berry" Vest and Sarah "Sally" James, on April 17, 1852 at Floyd Co., Virginia.3,1 As of April 17, 1852,her married name was Vest. Lydia "Liddy" Wilson died after June, 1900 at Virginia.

Census Records

1890Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia4

Family

Abraham Vest b. June 14, 1829, d. before 1865
Marriage*Lydia "Liddy" Wilson married Abraham Vest, son of Littleberry "Berry" Vest and Sarah "Sally" James, on April 17, 1852 at Floyd Co., Virginia.3,1 
Children

Citations

  1. [S98] Erma Conner Sowers, Descendants of Littleberry Vest.
  2. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S42] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 2, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  4. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.

Martha J. Whitenack1,2,3

F, b. November 19, 1830, d. April 22, 1916
FatherWilliam Harry Whitenack Sr.2,1,3 b. February 7, 1807, d. August 2, 1897
MotherBetsy "Bidsy" Lambert1,2,3 b. February 1, 1807, d. August 2, 1870
     Martha J. Whitenack was buried at Iddings Cemetery, intersection of Daniel's Run Road and Huffville Road, Terrys Fork, Floyd Co., Virginia.4,2 She was born on November 19, 1830 at Floyd Co., Virginia.5,2,1,3 She married Henry B. Iddings, son of Cyrus R. Iddings and Elizabeth "Liz" Conner, on October 4, 1855 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,4 As of October 4, 1855,her married name was Iddings.4 Martha J. Whitenack died on April 22, 1916 at Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia, at age 85.6,3

Census Records

1860Dwelling 246, Floyd Co., Virginia7
1870Dwelling 316, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia8
1880Dwelling 416, District 30, Floyd Co., Virginia9
1890Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia10
1900Dwelling 216, District 19, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia11
1910Dwelling 77, District 52, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia12

Family

Henry B. Iddings b. August 9, 1834, d. December 13, 1924
Marriage*Martha J. Whitenack married Henry B. Iddings, son of Cyrus R. Iddings and Elizabeth "Liz" Conner, on October 4, 1855 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,4 
Children

Citations

  1. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S349] Erma C. Sowers, A Report on the Descendants of Henry Iddings and Abigail Richardson.
  3. [S1033] Unknown name of person, Virginia Department of Health Death Certificate, From the Martha J. Iddings death certificate.
  4. [S33] Surnames of Families of Floyd Co., Virginia, online http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~barbr/zz_main_contents.htm
  5. [S292] Rena Worthen & Margarette Tynan, Floyd Co. Virginia Cemetery Inscriptions, Volume 1.
  6. [S1569] Funeral records of Mr. Marion Thomas Hall, online http://www.rootsweb.com/~vafloyd/recordsofmarionthomashall.htm
  7. [S301] National Archives and Records Administration, 1860 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S166] National Archives and Records Administration, 1870 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.
  10. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.
  11. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  12. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  13. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  14. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, From the Octavia Frances Vest obituary in an undated edition.
  15. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  16. [S12] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 5, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  17. [S306] Ora Belle Mayberry McColman and Others, Emera Altizer of Montgomery Co., VA and Some of his Descendants 1736-1997.
  18. [S549] Beth Fridley, Floyd Co., Virginia, Birth Records, 1873-1879.

Mary M. "Polly" Smith1

F, b. December 3, 1820, d. August 4, 1904
FatherJohn Smith1 b. circa 1780, d. April 12, 1828
MotherRosanna Bolf/Rolf1 b. 1780, d. December, 1859
     Mary M. "Polly" Smith was buried at Old cemetery near 359 Radford Road and Thompsons Tree Farm, Franklin Co., Virginia. She was born on December 3, 1820.2 She married John "Johnny" Vest, son of Littleberry "Berry" Vest and Mary "Polly" Moore, on December 23, 1834 at Franklin Co., Virginia.2 As of December 23, 1834,her married name was Vest. Mary M. "Polly" Smith died on August 4, 1904 at age 83.2

Family

John "Johnny" Vest b. October 12, 1807, d. April 16, 1890
Marriage*She married John "Johnny" Vest, son of Littleberry "Berry" Vest and Mary "Polly" Moore, on December 23, 1834 at Franklin Co., Virginia.2 
Children

Citations

  1. [S1895] Daniel Smith, "John Smith Family."
  2. [S343] Barbara Stanley (e-mail address), Willis Vest in "Floyd Co., Virginia Listserve," listserve message Apr 18, 2004.
  3. [S349] Erma C. Sowers, A Report on the Descendants of Henry Iddings and Abigail Richardson.
  4. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  5. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.

Samuel Dewey Vest1,2,3

M, b. August 5, 1838, d. May 13, 1911
FatherJohn "Johnny" Vest2,1,3 b. October 12, 1807, d. April 16, 1890
MotherMary M. "Polly" Smith1,2,3 b. December 3, 1820, d. August 4, 1904
     Samuel Dewey Vest was buried at Vest Cemetery (also known as Radford Cemetery), on Rt 666, turn left, 2 miles from Blue Ridge Parkway, Floyd Co., Virginia.4,5 He was born on August 5, 1838 at Franklin Co., Virginia.4,2,5 He married Mary "Polly" Vest, daughter of Charles Vest and Martha A. Iddings, on February 14, 1860 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,4,6,1 Samuel Dewey Vest married Sarah Ann Sowder, daughter of John Prillaman Sowder and Cynthia Craig, on December 4, 1889 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,6 Samuel Dewey Vest married Ida Cora Radford on April 25, 1899 at Floyd Co., Virginia.3 Samuel Dewey Vest died on May 13, 1911 at Floyd Co., Virginia, at age 72.4,5

Census Records

1890Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia7
1900Dwelling 59, District 19, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia8

Occupation

1900Farmer8

Family 1

Mary "Polly" Vest b. December 19, 1836, d. June 28, 1886
Marriage*Samuel Dewey Vest married Mary "Polly" Vest, daughter of Charles Vest and Martha A. Iddings, on February 14, 1860 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,4,6,1 
Children

Family 2

Sarah Ann Sowder b. January 17, 1836, d. July 7, 1894
Marriage*Samuel Dewey Vest married Sarah Ann Sowder, daughter of John Prillaman Sowder and Cynthia Craig, on December 4, 1889 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,6 

Family 3

Ida Cora Radford b. September 12, 1874, d. December 22, 1951
Marriage*Samuel Dewey Vest married Ida Cora Radford on April 25, 1899 at Floyd Co., Virginia.3 

Citations

  1. [S349] Erma C. Sowers, A Report on the Descendants of Henry Iddings and Abigail Richardson.
  2. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  3. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  4. [S224] Ruth G. Hale & Glenna G. Garner, Vest Cemetery.
  5. [S294] Franklin County Historical Society, Franklin County, VA Cemeteries.
  6. [S343] Barbara Stanley (e-mail address), Willis Vest in "Floyd Co., Virginia Listserve," listserve message Apr 18, 2004.
  7. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S98] Erma Conner Sowers, Descendants of Littleberry Vest.

Rosannah "Rosie" Vest1

F, b. August 24, 1840, d. January 26, 1928
FatherJohn "Johnny" Vest1 b. October 12, 1807, d. April 16, 1890
MotherMary M. "Polly" Smith1 b. December 3, 1820, d. August 4, 1904
     Rosannah "Rosie" Vest was buried at Vest Cemetery (also known as Radford Cemetery), on Rt 666, turn left, 2 miles from Blue Ridge Parkway, Floyd Co., Virginia.2 She was born on August 24, 1840.2,1 She married John W. Peters on September 21, 1853 at Floyd Co., Virginia.3,1 As of September 21, 1853,her married name was Peters. As of January 24, 1864,her married name was Underwood. Rosannah "Rosie" Vest married Creed Underwood, son of Jesse Underwood and Elizabeth "Bessie" Foster, on June 24, 1864 at Floyd Co., Virginia.4 Rosannah "Rosie" Vest died on January 26, 1928 at age 87.2

Family 1

John W. Peters b. June 30, 1832, d. October 22, 1862
Marriage*She married John W. Peters on September 21, 1853 at Floyd Co., Virginia.3,1 

Family 2

Creed Underwood
Marriage*Rosannah "Rosie" Vest married Creed Underwood, son of Jesse Underwood and Elizabeth "Bessie" Foster, on June 24, 1864 at Floyd Co., Virginia.4 
Children

Citations

  1. [S343] Barbara Stanley (e-mail address), Willis Vest in "Floyd Co., Virginia Listserve," listserve message Apr 18, 2004.
  2. [S224] Ruth G. Hale & Glenna G. Garner, Vest Cemetery.
  3. [S42] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 2, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  4. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  5. [S1378] Betty Marie Shelor, and Troy Leon Shelor Myrtle Irene Thompson, Descendants of Simpson Richards.

William "Willis" Vest1,2

M, b. September 10, 1842, d. August 17, 1863
FatherJohn "Johnny" Vest3,2 b. October 12, 1807, d. April 16, 1890
MotherMary M. "Polly" Smith3,2 b. December 3, 1820, d. August 4, 1904
     William "Willis" Vest was born on September 10, 1842.3 He married M. J. Moran on March 24, 1860 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2 William "Willis" Vest Wounded in battle while serving in Company C, 57th Infantry Regiment, Virginia on July 3, 1863 at Gettysburg, Adams Co., Pennsylvania.1 He died on August 17, 1863 at Gettysburg, Adams Co., Pennsylvania, at age 20.1

Family

M. J. Moran
Marriage*He married M. J. Moran on March 24, 1860 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2 

Citations

  1. [S738] Lois T. Cockrell, William Vest in "Floyd Co., Virginia Listserve," listserve message Mar 15, 2005.
  2. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  3. [S343] Barbara Stanley (e-mail address), Willis Vest in "Floyd Co., Virginia Listserve," listserve message Apr 18, 2004.

Charles Vest1

M, b. November 11, 1844
FatherJohn "Johnny" Vest1 b. October 12, 1807, d. April 16, 1890
MotherMary M. "Polly" Smith1 b. December 3, 1820, d. August 4, 1904
     Charles Vest was born on November 11, 1844.1

Citations

  1. [S343] Barbara Stanley (e-mail address), Willis Vest in "Floyd Co., Virginia Listserve," listserve message Apr 18, 2004.

James L. Vest1

M, b. January 23, 1847, d. February 27, 1897
FatherJohn "Johnny" Vest2 b. October 12, 1807, d. April 16, 1890
MotherMary M. "Polly" Smith2 b. December 3, 1820, d. August 4, 1904
     James L. Vest was buried at Pearl M. Rakes Cemetery, 100 yards behind house, Rt. 637, about 1 mile from Rt. 789, Franklin Co., Virginia.1 He was born on January 23, 1847.1,2 He married Mary Jane Shively on February 14, 1867 at Franklin Co., Virginia.3 James L. Vest died on February 27, 1897 at age 50.1

Family

Mary Jane Shively b. January 28, 1848, d. January 15, 1929
Marriage*He married Mary Jane Shively on February 14, 1867 at Franklin Co., Virginia.3 

Citations

  1. [S294] Franklin County Historical Society, Franklin County, VA Cemeteries.
  2. [S343] Barbara Stanley (e-mail address), Willis Vest in "Floyd Co., Virginia Listserve," listserve message Apr 18, 2004.
  3. [S22] FamilySearch Internet Search, online http://www.familysearch.org/Eng/Search/frameset_search.asp

John W. Peters

M, b. June 30, 1832, d. October 22, 1862
     John W. Peters was born on June 30, 1832 at Franklin Co., Virginia.1 He married Rosannah "Rosie" Vest, daughter of John "Johnny" Vest and Mary M. "Polly" Smith, on September 21, 1853 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,1 John W. Peters died on October 22, 1862 at age 30; Died in the Civil War.3,1

Family

Rosannah "Rosie" Vest b. August 24, 1840, d. January 26, 1928
Marriage*He married Rosannah "Rosie" Vest, daughter of John "Johnny" Vest and Mary M. "Polly" Smith, on September 21, 1853 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,1 

Citations

  1. [S343] Barbara Stanley (e-mail address), Willis Vest in "Floyd Co., Virginia Listserve," listserve message Apr 18, 2004.
  2. [S42] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 2, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  3. [S22] FamilySearch Internet Search, online http://www.familysearch.org/Eng/Search/frameset_search.asp

Alexander Anderson Via1

M, b. March 15, 1799, d. August 25, 1874
     Alexander Anderson Via was buried at Via-James Cemetery, Rt. 622 & Rt. 785, Franklin Co., Virginia.2 He was born on March 15, 1799 at Franklin Co., Virginia.2 He married Jincy Berry "Jane" Vest, daughter of Littleberry "Berry" Vest and Mary "Polly" Moore, on April 29, 1824 at Franklin Co., Virginia.1 Alexander Anderson Via died on August 25, 1874 at Franklin Co., Virginia, at age 75.2

Family

Jincy Berry "Jane" Vest b. circa 1806
Marriage*He married Jincy Berry "Jane" Vest, daughter of Littleberry "Berry" Vest and Mary "Polly" Moore, on April 29, 1824 at Franklin Co., Virginia.1 
Child

Citations

  1. [S1389] Marshall Wingfield, Marriage Bonds of Franklin County, Virginia.
  2. [S294] Franklin County Historical Society, Franklin County, VA Cemeteries.

Simpson Richards1

M, b. 1808, d. after 1870
     Simpson Richards was born in 1808 at Virginia.2 He married Nancy Vest, daughter of Littleberry "Berry" Vest and Mary "Polly" Moore, on May 1, 1832 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1 Simpson Richards died after 1870.2

Family

Nancy Vest b. August 18, 1816, d. June 7, 1901
Marriage*He married Nancy Vest, daughter of Littleberry "Berry" Vest and Mary "Polly" Moore, on May 1, 1832 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1 
Children

Citations

  1. [S42] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 2, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S1378] Betty Marie Shelor, and Troy Leon Shelor Myrtle Irene Thompson, Descendants of Simpson Richards.
  3. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.

Mary Jane Walters1

F, b. 1825, d. circa 1900
FatherGeorge W. Walters1 b. circa 1800
MotherMargaret "Peggy" Evans1
     Mary Jane Walters was born in 1825. She married William Calvin Vest, son of Littleberry "Berry" Vest and Sarah "Sally" James, on July 1, 1845 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2 As of July 1, 1845,her married name was Vest. Mary Jane Walters died circa 1900 at Mercer Co., West Virginia.

Family

William Calvin Vest b. circa 1820, d. circa 1900
Marriage*She married William Calvin Vest, son of Littleberry "Berry" Vest and Sarah "Sally" James, on July 1, 1845 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2 

Citations

  1. [S929] Yvonne V. Linehan (great-granddaughter of Hiram Walters), "Smith, Penner, and Martin Line."
  2. [S42] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 2, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.

Charles Thomas "Charlie" "Tom" Conner1,2,3,4

M, b. February 10, 1881, d. April 17, 1967
FatherJohn Hiram Walters Conner3,2,5,6 b. July 18, 1852, d. May 31, 1929
MotherSarah Rosabell/Rosabelle "Sally" Iddings2,3,5,6 b. September 5, 1860, d. January 7, 1937
     Charles Thomas "Charlie" "Tom" Conner was buried at Roselawn Memorial Gardens, Courthouse Road, Princeton, Mercer Co., West Virginia.6 His Social Security Number was 235-10-7280.7 He was born on February 10, 1881 at Floyd Co., Virginia.4,2,3,7,6 He married Mary A. Imogene Sisson, daughter of John Henry Sisson and Virginia Catherine "Ginny" Board, on February 10, 1904 at Floyd Co., Virginia.8 Charles Thomas "Charlie" "Tom" Conner died on April 17, 1967 at Bluefield, Mercer Co., West Virginia, at age 86.2,6

Census Records

1890Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia9
1900Dwelling 134, District 19, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia5
1920Dwelling 56, District 98, Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia10
1930Dwelling 489, District 30, Rock, Mercer Co., West Virginia11

Occupation

1900Farm laborer5
1920Blacksmith10
1930Coal mine blacksmith11

Family

Mary A. Imogene Sisson b. September 23, 1887, d. December 16, 1969
Marriage*Charles Thomas "Charlie" "Tom" Conner married Mary A. Imogene Sisson, daughter of John Henry Sisson and Virginia Catherine "Ginny" Board, on February 10, 1904 at Floyd Co., Virginia.8 
Children

Citations

  1. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Goldie Conner Thompson obituary in the May 19, 1997 edition.
  2. [S349] Erma C. Sowers, A Report on the Descendants of Henry Iddings and Abigail Richardson.
  3. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  4. [S533] National Archives and Records Administration, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-18.
  5. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Charles Thomas Conner death record.
  7. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  8. [S134] Granddaughter Alice V. Thomas, granddaughter-in-law Mrs. Lala Vest Rev. Peter R. Vest, Rev. Peter R. Vest Files.
  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.
  12. [S3706] 1926–1975, RG 147. The National Archives at Atlanta, Atlanta, Georgia Records of the Selective Service System, U.S. WWII Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947.
  13. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.

Floyd Vest1,2,3,4

M, b. April 4, 1853, d. October 28, 1937
FatherAbraham Vest4,3 b. June 14, 1829, d. before 1865
MotherLydia "Liddy" Wilson3,4 b. October, 1824, d. after June, 1900
     Floyd Vest was buried at Iddings Cemetery, intersection of Daniel's Run Road and Huffville Road, Terrys Fork, Floyd Co., Virginia.2,3 He was born on April 4, 1853 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,4 He married Mary Jane Angle, daughter of Samuel Angle and Elizabeth "Betsy" Walters, on February 8, 1877 at Floyd Co., Virginia.4,1,3 Floyd Vest died on October 28, 1937 at Floyd Co., Virginia, at age 84.2,5

Census Records

1890Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia6

Family

Mary Jane Angle b. October 26, 1854, d. April 23, 1939
Marriage*Floyd Vest married Mary Jane Angle, daughter of Samuel Angle and Elizabeth "Betsy" Walters, on February 8, 1877 at Floyd Co., Virginia.4,1,3 
Children

Citations

  1. [S273] Floyd Co., Virginia Family Bibles, online http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~barbs/fambible.html
  2. [S292] Rena Worthen & Margarette Tynan, Floyd Co. Virginia Cemetery Inscriptions, Volume 1.
  3. [S98] Erma Conner Sowers, Descendants of Littleberry Vest.
  4. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  5. [S1569] Funeral records of Mr. Marion Thomas Hall, online http://www.rootsweb.com/~vafloyd/recordsofmarionthomashall.htm
  6. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  8. [S13] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 6, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  9. [S341] Sylvia Gearheart Albert, Mills Families of Floyd and Franklin Counties, VA.
  10. [S331] William Lindsay Lawrence, Judy G. Blackwell, Erma C. Sowers, and Mabel Collins Willis Ora Belle Mayberry McColeman, Descendants of Elder John Lawrence.
  11. [S1704] Virginia B. Pendleton, Records of Death - Book 25, Grant Bryant Funeral Home Records Nov 28, 1951 - Dec 17, 1956.
  12. [S1416] Sylvia Gearheart Alpert, Gerhart/Gearhart/Gearheart Family History.

Isaac J. "Little Ike" Vest1,2

M, b. May, 1857
FatherAbraham Vest1 b. June 14, 1829, d. before 1865
MotherLydia "Liddy" Wilson1 b. October, 1824, d. after June, 1900
     Isaac J. "Little Ike" Vest was born in May, 1857 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,2 He married Lucy Otey Izetta "Ina J." Conner, daughter of William Nathan Conner and Rebecca Jane "Becky" Hall, on December 3, 1884 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,3,4

Census Records

1890Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia5
1900Dwelling 196, District 19, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia2
1910Dwelling 107, District 92, Alleghany, Montgomery Co., Virginia6
1920Dwelling 109, District 105, Alleghany, Montgomery Co., Virginia7

Occupation

1900Farmer2
1910Miller6
1920Custom shoemaker7

Family

Lucy Otey Izetta "Ina J." Conner b. April 7, 1866, d. November 11, 1934
Marriage*Isaac J. "Little Ike" Vest married Lucy Otey Izetta "Ina J." Conner, daughter of William Nathan Conner and Rebecca Jane "Becky" Hall, on December 3, 1884 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,3,4 
Children

Citations

  1. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S134] Granddaughter Alice V. Thomas, granddaughter-in-law Mrs. Lala Vest Rev. Peter R. Vest, Rev. Peter R. Vest Files.
  4. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  5. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S55] Montgomery Co., Virginia Court House, Register 2, Montgomery Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  9. [S1416] Sylvia Gearheart Alpert, Gerhart/Gearhart/Gearheart Family History.
  10. [S1980] Post Herald and Register, From the Arlie G. Vest obituary in the Jan 18, 1975 edition.
  11. [S582] John Winfield Spangler, John Winfield Spangler Research Papers.

Luda Alhambra Hall1

F, b. May 26, 1891, d. March 11, 1974
FatherMarion Thomas "M. T." Hall2,3,4,5,6,7 b. September 3, 1866, d. December 4, 1952
MotherNancy Byer V. "Nannie" Poff2,3,4,5,6,7 b. February 6, 1868, d. September 1, 1943
     Her Social Security Number was 228-48-1682.8 Luda Alhambra Hall was buried at Wilson Cemetery, Daniel's Run Road (Rt. 661), Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia.9,10,7 She was born on May 26, 1891 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,8,7 She married Charles Washington Lutz on November 24, 1918 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,7 As of November 24, 1918,her married name was Lutz. Luda Alhambra Hall died on March 11, 1974 at Dublin, Pulaski Co., Virginia, at age 82.8,7

Census Records

1900Dwelling 197, District 19, Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia3
1910Dwelling 9, District 50, Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia4
1920Dwelling 56, District 95, Bel Air, Harford Co., Maryland11
1930Dwelling 88, District 9, Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia5
1940Dwelling 22, District 32-11, Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia6

Family

Charles Washington Lutz b. May 17, 1882
Marriage*Luda Alhambra Hall married Charles Washington Lutz on November 24, 1918 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,7 
Children

Citations

  1. [S713] Teresa Davis, "Conner-Link Information," e-mail to Scott Schaffer, May 1922.
  2. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  3. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  8. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  9. [S292] Rena Worthen & Margarette Tynan, Floyd Co. Virginia Cemetery Inscriptions, Volume 1.
  10. [S920] Paul Craghead, Wilson Cemetery, Floyd Co., VA.
  11. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  12. [S901] Brenda Eanes, "Charles Washington Lutz," e-mail to Scott Scahffer, Apr 26, May 6 and 25, and Jun 4 2005.
  13. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Mary Edith Lutz Eanes obituary in the Jan 14, 2001 edition.
  14. [S557] VA Montgomery Co., Register 3, Montgomery Co., Virginia Marriage Records.

Mary A. Imogene Sisson1,2

F, b. September 23, 1887, d. December 16, 1969
FatherJohn Henry Sisson2,1 b. May 25, 1849, d. September 26, 1918
MotherVirginia Catherine "Ginny" Board1,2 b. September 30, 1857, d. October 30, 1920
     Mary A. Imogene Sisson was buried at Roselawn Memorial Gardens, Courthouse Road, Princeton, Mercer Co., West Virginia. She was born on September 23, 1887 at Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia.2,1 She married Charles Thomas "Charlie" "Tom" Conner, son of John Hiram Walters Conner and Sarah Rosabell/Rosabelle "Sally" Iddings, on February 10, 1904 at Floyd Co., Virginia.3 As of February 10, 1904,her married name was Conner. Mary A. Imogene Sisson died on December 16, 1969 at Floyd Co., Virginia, at age 82.

Census Records

1890Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia4
1920Dwelling 56, District 98, Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia5
1930Dwelling 489, District 30, Rock, Mercer Co., West Virginia6

Family

Charles Thomas "Charlie" "Tom" Conner b. February 10, 1881, d. April 17, 1967
Marriage*Mary A. Imogene Sisson married Charles Thomas "Charlie" "Tom" Conner, son of John Hiram Walters Conner and Sarah Rosabell/Rosabelle "Sally" Iddings, on February 10, 1904 at Floyd Co., Virginia.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. [S134] Granddaughter Alice V. Thomas, granddaughter-in-law Mrs. Lala Vest Rev. Peter R. Vest, Rev. Peter R. Vest Files.
  4. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 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. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Goldie Conner Thompson obituary in the May 19, 1997 edition.
  8. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.

Marion Thomas "M. T." Hall1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8

M, b. September 3, 1866, d. December 4, 1952
FatherCharles Martin Hall3,9,10,6,8 b. April 13, 1830, d. February 16, 1904
MotherElizabeth "Eliza" "Liza" Cole3,4,9,10,6,8 b. May 14, 1831, d. February 22, 1913
     Marion Thomas "M. T." Hall was buried at Cole Cemetery, on the J. Kyle Cole farm, near junction Rts. 612 & 673, Flint/Double Springs area, Floyd Co., Virginia.1,2,8 He was born on September 3, 1866 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,2,3,6,8 He married Nancy Byer V. "Nannie" Poff, daughter of Peter H. Poff and Sarah A. E. Ridgeway, on February 20, 1883 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,3,8 Marion Thomas "M. T." Hall died on December 4, 1952 at Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia, at age 86.1,2,8

Census Records

1870Dwelling 361, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia9
1880Dwelling 321, District 30, Floyd Co., Virginia10
1890Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia11
1900Dwelling 197, District 19, Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia12
1910Dwelling 9, District 50, Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia4
1920Dwelling 53, District 98, Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia5
1930Dwelling 88, District 9, Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia13
1940Dwelling 22, District 32-11, Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia14

Occupation

1900Blacksmith12
1910Mechanic4
1920Farmer5
1930Farmer13
1940Farmer14

Family

Nancy Byer V. "Nannie" Poff b. February 6, 1868, d. September 1, 1943
Marriage*Marion Thomas "M. T." Hall married Nancy Byer V. "Nannie" Poff, daughter of Peter H. Poff and Sarah A. E. Ridgeway, on February 20, 1883 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,3,8 
Children

Citations

  1. [S269] Edgar L. Vest, Cole Family Cemetery, Floyd Co., VA.
  2. [S292] Rena Worthen & Margarette Tynan, Floyd Co. Virginia Cemetery Inscriptions, Volume 1.
  3. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  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. [S325] Beth Fridley, Floyd Co., Virginia, Birth Records, 1853-1873.
  7. [S1569] Funeral records of Mr. Marion Thomas Hall, online http://www.rootsweb.com/~vafloyd/recordsofmarionthomashall.htm
  8. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  9. [S166] National Archives and Records Administration, 1870 United States Federal Census.
  10. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.
  11. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.
  12. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  13. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  14. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  15. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  16. [S21] Beth Fridley, Floyd Co., Virginia Death Records, 1883-1896.
  17. [S12] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 5, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  18. [S13] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 6, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.

Nancy Wilson

F, b. August 16, 1822, d. August 9, 1891
     Nancy Wilson was born on August 16, 1822 at Franklin Co., Virginia. She married Isaac Vest, son of Littleberry "Berry" Vest and Sarah "Sally" James, on December 3, 1846 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1 As of December 3, 1846,her married name was Vest. Nancy Wilson died on August 9, 1891 at Floyd Co., Virginia, at age 68.

Census Records

1890Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia2

Family

Isaac Vest b. April 28, 1827, d. September 19, 1905
Marriage*Nancy Wilson married Isaac Vest, son of Littleberry "Berry" Vest and Sarah "Sally" James, on December 3, 1846 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1 
Children

Citations

  1. [S42] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 2, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.

William N. Richards

M, b. circa 1819, d. July 16, 1883
     William N. Richards was born circa 1819 at Franklin Co., Virginia.1 He married Mary "Polly" Vest, daughter of Littleberry "Berry" Vest and Sarah "Sally" James, on November 2, 1838 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.1 William N. Richards died on July 16, 1883 at Floyd Co., Virginia; Died of a sawed leg.

Occupation

Farmer

Family

Mary "Polly" Vest b. circa 1820, d. June 1, 1886
Marriage*William N. Richards married Mary "Polly" Vest, daughter of Littleberry "Berry" Vest and Sarah "Sally" James, on November 2, 1838 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.1 
Children

Citations

  1. [S61] Montgomery Co., Virginia Court House, Register A, Montgomery Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  3. [S1424] Virginia Genealogical Society, Death Records Indexing Project.
  4. [S2414] Virginia Deaths and Burials, 1853-1917, online https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://hr-search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1708697