John Shelbourne Keaton1,2,3

M, b. July 27, 1868, d. December 5, 1940
FatherHiram Lee Keaton1 b. January 16, 1843, d. November 5, 1921
MotherSarah Purdy1 b. December 31, 1835, d. June 23, 1909
     John Shelbourne Keaton was buried at Head of the River Cemetery (also known as Salem Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery), Rt. 221, Check, Floyd Co., Virginia.4 He was born on July 27, 1868 at Stonewall, Augusta Co., Virginia; The Vest and Iddings books have a birth date of Jul 27, 1869.4,1,2,3 He married Melissa Ann Furrow, daughter of James Mathias Furrow and Abigail "Abbie" Vest, on October 3, 1889 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,3 John Shelbourne Keaton died on December 5, 1940 at age 72.4,2,3

Census Records

1900Dwelling 16, District 20, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia5
1910Dwelling 98, District 53, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia6
1920Dwelling 38, District 130, Township 130, Range 75, Lyman Co., South Dakota7
1930Dwelling 28, District 29, Reliance, Lyman Co., South Dakota8
1940Dwelling 116, District 32-14, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia9

Occupation

1900Farmer5
1910Farmer6
1920Farmer7
1930State route mail carrier8
1940Farmer9

Family

Melissa Ann Furrow b. March 1, 1872, d. September 12, 1967
Marriage*John Shelbourne Keaton married Melissa Ann Furrow, daughter of James Mathias Furrow and Abigail "Abbie" Vest, on October 3, 1889 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,3 
Children

Citations

  1. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S98] Erma Conner Sowers, Descendants of Littleberry Vest.
  3. [S349] Erma C. Sowers, A Report on the Descendants of Henry Iddings and Abigail Richardson.
  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. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  10. [S3952] Texas Department of State Health Services, Texas, Death Certificates, 1903–1982, From the Harry Shelburn Keaton, Sr. death certificate.
  11. [S1033] Unknown name of person, Virginia Department of Health Death Certificate, From the Walter Harvey Keaton death certificate.

Nellie L. Wray1,2,3

F, b. October 29, 1896, d. May 27, 1987
     Nellie L. Wray was buried at Pigg River Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery, Swenfield Road, Franklin Co., Virginia.4 She was born on October 29, 1896 at Virginia.4,5 She married William Eldridge Furrow, son of Minnis Wesley Furrow and Louemma Elizabeth Poff, on December 19, 1923 at Franklin Co., Virginia.4,1,6,7,3 As of December 19, 1923,her married name was Furrow. Nellie L. Wray died on May 27, 1987 at age 90.2,6

Census Records

1930Dwelling 71, District 1, Blackwater, Franklin Co., Virginia5
1940Dwelling 164, District 34-2, Blackwater, Franklin Co., Virginia8

Family

William Eldridge Furrow b. September 15, 1895, d. March 11, 1971
Marriage*Nellie L. Wray married William Eldridge Furrow, son of Minnis Wesley Furrow and Louemma Elizabeth Poff, on December 19, 1923 at Franklin Co., Virginia.4,1,6,7,3 
Children

Citations

  1. [S710] Minnis Wesley Furrow, online http://www.annejj.crosswinds.net/minniswesleyfurrow.html
  2. [S657] George Pauff - Anna Merchant, online http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~poff/f0637.htm
  3. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Maymon Wesley Furrow, Sr. obituary in the May 3, 2016 edition.
  4. [S294] Franklin County Historical Society, Franklin County, VA Cemeteries.
  5. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S582] John Winfield Spangler, John Winfield Spangler Research Papers.
  7. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  8. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Arnita Elizabeth Furrow Mason obituary in the Mar 14, 2015 edition.
  10. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  11. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Glenn Wray Furrow obituary in the Jun 12, 2018 edition.

William B. Booth1,2,3,4

M, b. circa 1861, d. December 21, 1939
     William B. Booth was buried at Mount Pleasant Church Cemetery, 1024 Mount Pleasant Road, Shawsville, Montgomery Co., Virginia.5 He was born circa 1861 at Monroe Co., West Virginia.1,6 He married Althea Beatrice Furrow, daughter of Minnis Wesley Furrow and Louemma Elizabeth Poff, on November 27, 1918 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,7 William B. Booth died on December 21, 1939 at Alleghany, Montgomery Co., Virginia.7

Census Records

1920Dwelling 302, District 104, Alleghany, Montgomery Co., Virginia6
1930Dwelling 429, District 2, Alleghany, Montgomery Co., Virginia4

Occupation

1920Farmer6
1930Farmer4

Family

Althea Beatrice Furrow b. October 27, 1896, d. December 5, 1973
Marriage*William B. Booth married Althea Beatrice Furrow, daughter of Minnis Wesley Furrow and Louemma Elizabeth Poff, on November 27, 1918 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,7 
Children

Citations

  1. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S710] Minnis Wesley Furrow, online http://www.annejj.crosswinds.net/minniswesleyfurrow.html
  3. [S657] George Pauff - Anna Merchant, online http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~poff/f0637.htm
  4. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S10892] Mount Pleasant Church Cemetery, Mountgomery Co., VA, online www.findagrave.com.
  6. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  8. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  9. [S582] John Winfield Spangler, John Winfield Spangler Research Papers.

Thomas Boyd Saul1,2,3,4

M, b. September 13, 1896, d. September 3, 1946
     Thomas Boyd Saul was buried at Charles Benjamin Cooper Cemetery, Rt. 806, 0.4 miles from Rt. 640, Six Mile Post Road, Franklin Co., Virginia.5 He was born on September 13, 1896 at Virginia.2,1 He married Elorza Dorthea Jane Furrow, daughter of Minnis Wesley Furrow and Louemma Elizabeth Poff, on December 9, 1917 at Franklin Co., Virginia.2,1,4,6 Thomas Boyd Saul died on September 3, 1946 at Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia, at age 49.1,2

Census Records

1920Dwelling 99, District 163, Tunstall, Pittsylvania Co., Virginia7
1930Dwelling 106, District 2, Blackwater, Franklin Co., Virginia8

Occupation

1920Cotton mill laborer7
1930Farm laborer8

Family

Elorza Dorthea Jane Furrow b. December 3, 1897, d. March 13, 1969
Marriage*Thomas Boyd Saul married Elorza Dorthea Jane Furrow, daughter of Minnis Wesley Furrow and Louemma Elizabeth Poff, on December 9, 1917 at Franklin Co., Virginia.2,1,4,6 
Children

Citations

  1. [S657] George Pauff - Anna Merchant, online http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~poff/f0637.htm
  2. [S710] Minnis Wesley Furrow, online http://www.annejj.crosswinds.net/minniswesleyfurrow.html
  3. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the James S. Saul obituary in the Jun 3, 2001 edition.
  4. [S582] John Winfield Spangler, John Winfield Spangler Research Papers.
  5. [S294] Franklin County Historical Society, Franklin County, VA Cemeteries.
  6. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  7. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S1618] State, The, From the Thelma Louise Saul Holliman obituary in the Jan 9, 2010 edition.
  10. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.

Frank Edward Mullins1,2,3,4,5,6,7

M, b. October 1, 1901, d. January 11, 1984
     Frank Edward Mullins was buried at Mountain View Cemetery, 1300 Mountain View Road, Vinton, Roanoke Co., Virginia.4,6 He was born on October 1, 1901 at Callaway, Franklin Co., Virginia.5,4,6,7 He married Audrey Mabon "Audra" Furrow, daughter of Minnis Wesley Furrow and Louemma Elizabeth Poff, on December 3, 1922 at Franklin Co., Virginia.2,1,3,4 Frank Edward Mullins died on January 11, 1984 at Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia, at age 82.4,6

Census Records

1930Dwelling 302, District 3, Big Lick, Roanoke Co., Virginia8

Occupation

1930Railroad shop laborer8

Family

Audrey Mabon "Audra" Furrow b. April 3, 1899, d. October 12, 1982
Marriage*Frank Edward Mullins married Audrey Mabon "Audra" Furrow, daughter of Minnis Wesley Furrow and Louemma Elizabeth Poff, on December 3, 1922 at Franklin Co., Virginia.2,1,3,4 
Children

Citations

  1. [S710] Minnis Wesley Furrow, online http://www.annejj.crosswinds.net/minniswesleyfurrow.html
  2. [S657] George Pauff - Anna Merchant, online http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~poff/f0637.htm
  3. [S582] John Winfield Spangler, John Winfield Spangler Research Papers.
  4. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  5. [S5152] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Birth Records, 1864-2014.
  6. [S2543] Mountain View Cemetery, Roanoke Co., VA, online http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&GSln=chittum&GSfn=elery&GSbyrel=all&GSdyrel=all&GSob=n&GRid=63611337&CRid=51319&df=all&
  7. [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.
  8. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S5223] Social Security Administration, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.
  10. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Clarence Mullins obituary in the Mar 9, 2021 edition.
  11. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.

Mattie Eva Martin1,2

F, b. March 26, 1908, d. May 28, 1982
FatherJames Asa Martin3 b. August 18, 1861, d. August 19, 1927
MotherSarah Ellen Keith3 b. August 9, 1867, d. November 28, 1944
     Mattie Eva Martin was buried at Mountain View Cemetery, 1300 Mountain View Road, Vinton, Roanoke Co., Virginia.2 She was born on March 26, 1908 at Virginia.4,2 She married Virgil Henry Furrow, son of Minnis Wesley Furrow and Louemma Elizabeth Poff, circa 1926.3,1,4,5,6 As of circa 1926,her married name was Furrow.4 Mattie Eva Martin died on May 28, 1982 at Roanoke Co., Virginia, at age 74.2

Census Records

1930Dwelling 571, District 1, Vinton, Roanoke Co., VirginiaEnumerated as Evaland Furrow4

Family

Virgil Henry Furrow b. July 24, 1901, d. February 7, 1977
Marriage*Mattie Eva Martin married Virgil Henry Furrow, son of Minnis Wesley Furrow and Louemma Elizabeth Poff, circa 1926.3,1,4,5,6 
Child

Citations

  1. [S710] Minnis Wesley Furrow, online http://www.annejj.crosswinds.net/minniswesleyfurrow.html
  2. [S2741] Roanoke Co. VA Archives - Mountain View Cemetery, online http://files.usgwarchives.org/va/roanoke/cemeteries/
  3. [S116] Floyd Press, From the James Asa Martin obituary in the Jan 19, 1928 edition.
  4. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S582] John Winfield Spangler, John Winfield Spangler Research Papers.
  6. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  7. [S657] George Pauff - Anna Merchant, online http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~poff/f0637.htm

James Sampson "Jim" Conner1,2,3,4,5

M, b. June 7, 1887, d. January 12, 1963
FatherJohn Hiram Walters Conner6,2,1,3,7,5 b. July 18, 1852, d. May 31, 1929
MotherSarah Rosabell/Rosabelle "Sally" Iddings6,1,2,3,7,5 b. September 5, 1860, d. January 7, 1937
     His Social Security Number was 228-05-3120.8 James Sampson "Jim" Conner was buried at Wilson Cemetery, Daniel's Run Road (Rt. 661), Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia.9,10,2,11,5 He was born on June 7, 1887 at Terrys Fork, Floyd Co., Virginia.6,8,1,3,12,5 He married Hattie Vest, daughter of William Henry Jacob "Jacob" Vest and Elsie Jane Argabright, on January 1, 1920 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,3,13,5 James Sampson "Jim" Conner died on January 12, 1963 at Roanoke, Virginia, at age 75.3,11,5 He James S. Conner 75 died Saturday in a Roanoke Hospital. Surviving are two sons, Elbert C. Conner, James E. Conner, both of Check; three sisters, Mrs. Lucy Kingrea, McComas, WV; Miss Nannie Conner, Pilot; Miss Rosa Conner, Christiansburg; three brothers, Tom Conner, Bluefield, WV; Dock Conner, Princton, WV; Toy Conner, Pilot; seven grandchildren. Funeral will be at 2 p.m. Monday at Havens Chapel, Terrys Fork with burial in Wilson Cemetery. The Body will be moved from Wood Funeral Home at 2 p.m. Sunday to the home of Elbert Conner and to the church one hour before the service. on January 13, 1963.11

Census Records

1890Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia14
1900Dwelling 134, District 19, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia7
1920Dwelling 38, District 102, Rock, Mercer Co., West Virginia15
1930Dwelling 17, District 11, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia16
1940Dwelling 162, District 32-11, Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia17

Occupation

1920Coal mine worker15
1930Dwelling 17, District 11, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., VirginiaProduce huckster16
1940Farm laborer17

Family

Hattie Vest b. April 7, 1889, d. June 24, 1960
Marriage*James Sampson "Jim" Conner married Hattie Vest, daughter of William Henry Jacob "Jacob" Vest and Elsie Jane Argabright, on January 1, 1920 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,3,13,5 
Children

Citations

  1. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S342] Researcher and Compiler William Harvey Green Sylvia Gearheart Albert, Argabright Family of Floyd, Franklin, and Montgomery Counties, Virginia.
  3. [S349] Erma C. Sowers, A Report on the Descendants of Henry Iddings and Abigail Richardson.
  4. [S1253] Selective Service System United States, U.S. World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942.
  5. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  6. [S39] Penny Barlow Saunders, Conner Research Papers of Penny Barlow Saunders.
  7. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  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. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the James S. Conner obituary in the Jan 13, 1963 edition.
  12. [S533] National Archives and Records Administration, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-18.
  13. [S116] Floyd Press, From the Hattie Vest Conner obituary in the Jun 26, 1960 edition.
  14. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.
  15. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  16. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  17. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  18. [S13] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 6, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  19. [S331] William Lindsay Lawrence, Judy G. Blackwell, Erma C. Sowers, and Mabel Collins Willis Ora Belle Mayberry McColeman, Descendants of Elder John Lawrence.

Sophronia Elizabeth Feazelle1,2

F, b. January 19, 1911, d. January 21, 2007
FatherWilliam Green Feazelle3
MotherMartha Emily Waldron3
     Sophronia Elizabeth Feazelle was buried at Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens, 5737 Airport Road NW, Roanoke, Virginia.3 She was born on January 19, 1911 at Franklin Co., Virginia.2,3 She married Albert Carl Furrow, son of Minnis Wesley Furrow and Louemma Elizabeth Poff, on June 5, 1927 at Franklin Co., Virginia.2,1,4 As of June 5, 1927,her married name was Furrow. Sophronia Elizabeth Feazelle died on January 21, 2007 at Roanoke, Virginia, at age 96.3 She Elizabeth Feazelle Furrow, 96, of Roanoke, died Sunday, January 21, 2007 at Friendship Retirement. A native of Franklin County, born January 19, 1911. She was a resident of Roanoke 54 years. She attended Young Elementary School and Ferrum Training School. In her younger years she was the Organist at New Hope United Methodist Church in Franklin County. She was past President and Treasurer of Southwestern LOA Diners Club. She was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church. She was preceded in death by her daughter, Joyce Furrow Matthews; her sons, Albert E. Furrow and Roy H. Furrow; three sons-in-law, Melvin E. Matthews, Eugene H. Thacker and William T. Johnson. Also her parents, Willie and Martha Waldron Feazelle; four brothers and four sisters. She is survived by two daughters, Agnes Furrow Thacker of Hampton, Va., Helen Sue Furrow Johnson of Roanoke; one son, Wayne Furrow and wife, Judy Furrow of Rocky Mount; two daughters-in-law, Excie Furrow and Betty Furrow; 13 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; seven great-great-grandchildren; four sisters-in-law, Pauline Furrow, Millie Furrow, Thelma Furrow and Shirley Feazelle. Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Wednesday, January 24, 2007 at Oakey's North Chapel with the Rev. William C. Logan officiating. The interment will follow in Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Oakey's North Chapel, 362-1237. on January 23, 2007.3

Family

Albert Carl Furrow b. June 14, 1907, d. August 1, 1966
Marriage*She married Albert Carl Furrow, son of Minnis Wesley Furrow and Louemma Elizabeth Poff, on June 5, 1927 at Franklin Co., Virginia.2,1,4 
Children

Citations

  1. [S710] Minnis Wesley Furrow, online http://www.annejj.crosswinds.net/minniswesleyfurrow.html
  2. [S657] George Pauff - Anna Merchant, online http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~poff/f0637.htm
  3. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Elizabeth Feazelle Furrow obituary in the Jan 23, 2007 edition.
  4. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  5. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Albert Ernest Furrow obituary in the Jul 23, 1993 edition.
  6. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Roy Hampton Furrow obituary in the May 11, 2005 edition.
  7. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Douglas Wayne Furrow obituary in the Jun 12, 2012 edition.
  8. [S582] John Winfield Spangler, John Winfield Spangler Research Papers.

Gertude Susan Lumpkin1,2,3

F, b. 1914
     Gertude Susan Lumpkin was born in 1914 at Pittsylvania Co., Virginia.1,4 She married Alfred Darrow Furrow, son of Minnis Wesley Furrow and Louemma Elizabeth Poff, on December 1, 1932 at Franklin Co., Virginia.1,2,3 As of December 1, 1932,her married name was Furrow.

Census Records

1940Dwelling 191, District 34-1, Blackwater, Franklin Co., Virginia4

Family

Alfred Darrow Furrow b. June 14, 1907, d. October 16, 1980
Marriage*Gertude Susan Lumpkin married Alfred Darrow Furrow, son of Minnis Wesley Furrow and Louemma Elizabeth Poff, on December 1, 1932 at Franklin Co., Virginia.1,2,3 
Child

Citations

  1. [S657] George Pauff - Anna Merchant, online http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~poff/f0637.htm
  2. [S582] John Winfield Spangler, John Winfield Spangler Research Papers.
  3. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Edith Furrow Jarrett obituary in the Sep 26, 2013 edition.
  4. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.

Lena Hazel Furrow1

F, b. October 31, 1904, d. May 4, 1998
FatherClaude Kyrus Furrow2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,1 b. January 11, 1880, d. December 15, 1972
MotherJemina Peradine "Dina" Bell2,3,4,5,6,7,1 b. March 30, 1883, d. December 7, 1923
     Her Social Security Number was 226-96-4188.10 Lena Hazel Furrow was buried at Head of the River Cemetery (also known as Salem Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery), Rt. 221, Check, Floyd Co., Virginia.4 She was born on October 31, 1904 at Floyd Co., Virginia.10,4,1 She married Charles Hampton Custer on February 3, 1945 at Franklin Co., Virginia.4,1 As of February 3, 1945,her married name was Custer. Lena Hazel Furrow died on May 4, 1998 at Franklin Co., Virginia, at age 93.4,10 She CUSTER, Lena Furrow, 93, of Callaway, died Monday, May 4, 1998 at Eldercare. Born October 31, 1904 she was a daughter of the late Claude K. and Dinah Bell Furrow. She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles Hampton Custer; four sisters, Lura Bernard, Reba Bernard, Altha Guilliams, and Alma Jones; two brothers, Sherman Furrow and C.H. Furrow. Surviving are one son and daughter-in-law, James and Martha Custer; one grandson, Charles Custer all of Callaway; two brothers and sisters-in-law, B.L. (Bill) Sr. and Era Furrow, B.W. (Pat) and Evelyn Furrow all of Callaway; sister-in-law and her husband, Eva and Hobard Guilliams of Rocky Mount; several nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be conducted 11 a.m. Thursday, Monday 7, 1998 at Old Salem Primitive Baptist Church, Floyd, Va. with Elder W. Lane Carter officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home after 1 p.m. Wednesday where the family will be from 7 until 9 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Callaway Fire Department, 873 Old Forge Road, Callaway, Va. 24067 or Callaway Rescue Squad, 532 Deyerle Knob Road, Rocky Mount, Va. 24151. Lynch Funeral Home, Rocky Mount is in charge of the arrangements. on May 6, 1998.4

Census Records

1910Dwelling 117, District 31, Blackwater, Franklin Co., Virginia6
1920Dwelling 29, District 46, Blackwater, Franklin Co., Virginia7
1930Dwelling 76, District 1, Blackwater, Franklin Co., Virginia8
1940Dwelling 134, District 34-2, Blackwater, Franklin Co., Virginia9

Family

Charles Hampton Custer b. April 29, 1904, d. August 2, 1955
Marriage*Lena Hazel Furrow married Charles Hampton Custer on February 3, 1945 at Franklin Co., Virginia.4,1 
Child
  • James Hampton "Jimmy" Custer4,1

Citations

  1. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  2. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Altha Vane Furrow Guilliams obituary in the Oct 20, 1997 edition.
  3. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Alma Iris Furrow Jones obituary in the Apr 5, 1998 edition.
  4. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Lena Furrow Custer obituary in the May 6, 1998 edition.
  5. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Buren L. Furrow obituary in the Apr 17, 2005 edition.
  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. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  10. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.

Lemon Hooker "Dock" Sink1,2,3,4

M, b. May 8, 1909, d. August 2, 1987
     His Social Security Number was 231-42-0397.5 Lemon Hooker "Dock" Sink was buried at Franklin Clearview Cemetery, Old Forge Road, Rocky Mount, Franklin Co., Virginia.1 He was born on May 8, 1909 at Rocky Mount, Franklin Co., Virginia.1,5 He married Nona Alice Furrow, daughter of Minnis Wesley Furrow and Louemma Elizabeth Poff, on October 8, 1933 at Franklin Co., Virginia.1,2,4 Lemon Hooker "Dock" Sink died on August 2, 1987 at age 78.1

Family

Nona Alice Furrow b. May 13, 1912, d. February 23, 1995
Marriage*He married Nona Alice Furrow, daughter of Minnis Wesley Furrow and Louemma Elizabeth Poff, on October 8, 1933 at Franklin Co., Virginia.1,2,4 
Children

Citations

  1. [S294] Franklin County Historical Society, Franklin County, VA Cemeteries.
  2. [S710] Minnis Wesley Furrow, online http://www.annejj.crosswinds.net/minniswesleyfurrow.html
  3. [S657] George Pauff - Anna Merchant, online http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~poff/f0637.htm
  4. [S582] John Winfield Spangler, John Winfield Spangler Research Papers.
  5. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  6. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Terry Wythe Sink, Sr., obituary in the Jan 10, 2007 edition.
  7. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.

Naomi Pauline Guilliams1,2

F, b. 1913, d. July 3, 2009
     Naomi Pauline Guilliams was buried at Mountain View Memorial Park (also known as Mountain View Burial Park), 5970 Grassy Hill Road, Boones Mill, Franklin Co., Virginia.3 She was born in 1913 at Franklin Co., Virginia.1,4 She married Clinton Andrew Furrow, son of Minnis Wesley Furrow and Louemma Elizabeth Poff, on September 26, 1936 at Rocky Mount, Franklin Co., Virginia.5,3,4 As of September 26, 1936,her married name was Furrow.4 Naomi Pauline Guilliams died on July 3, 2009 at Franklin Co., Virginia.3 She Pauline Guilliams Furrow, 95, of Rocky Mount, died Friday, July 3, 2009. She was preceded in death by her loving husband of 57 years, Clinton Furrow, father and mother, Thomas and Mattie Moran Guilliams, sister, Dorothy Foster, brothers, Ale Guilliams, Brent Guilliams and James Guilliams, and granddaughter, Crystal Lynn Moran. Pauline was a loving mother to two children, a son, Thomas Wesley Furrow and wife, Mary Fralin Furrow; daughter, Carol Furrow Moran and husband, Perry Moran; five grandchildren and spouses, Donna and Rob Colvin, Wanda and Mike Kelly, Teresa and Johnny Moore, Michelle and Tim Dudley and Wesley and Tiffany Moran; five great-grandchildren, Jordan and Jacob Dudley, Chad and Katie Snead, Ashley Snead and Taylor Moran; two great-great-grandchildren; one sister and brother-in-law, Bethel and Clyde Foster; two sisters-in-law, Thelma Furrow and Mildred Guilliams; several nieces and nephews; special friends, Bill and Jean Campbell. Funeral services will be conducted from Flora Funeral Chapel 2 p.m. Sunday with the Rev. Curtis English officiating. Interment will follow in Mountain View Memorial Park. The family would like to thank her wonderful friends and caregivers, Beverly and Joe Rutter, Little Josiah and Ashley, CJ Johnson, Carolyn Rakes, Barbara Bradford and Bev Hall. Thanks also to Carilion Hospice of Franklin County, especially Karen Tosh, Fran Smith and Chaplain Rick Poland. Thanks for all the family and friends who came to visit. Flowers will be accepted or memorial donations may be made to Carilion Hospice of Franklin County, 390 South Main Street, Rocky Mount, Virginia 24151 or to a charity of your choice. Friends may call after 3 p.m. Saturday with her family receiving friends from 6 to 8 p.m. at Flora Funeral Service, Rocky Mount and other times and the home of Carol and Perry Moran. www.florafuneralservice.com. on July 4, 2009.3

Family

Clinton Andrew Furrow b. May 27, 1914, d. December 18, 1993
Marriage*She married Clinton Andrew Furrow, son of Minnis Wesley Furrow and Louemma Elizabeth Poff, on September 26, 1936 at Rocky Mount, Franklin Co., Virginia.5,3,4 
Children
  • Thomas Wesley Furrow5,3
  • Carol Jane Furrow5,3

Citations

  1. [S657] George Pauff - Anna Merchant, online http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~poff/f0637.htm
  2. [S582] John Winfield Spangler, John Winfield Spangler Research Papers.
  3. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Pauline Guilliams Furrow obituary in the Jul 4, 2009 edition.
  4. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  5. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Clinton Andrew Furrow obituary in the Dec 20, 1993 edition.

Katie Thelma Underwood1,2,3,4

F, b. February 25, 1922, d. September 5, 2020
     Katie Thelma Underwood married Murry Stafford Furrow, son of Minnis Wesley Furrow and Louemma Elizabeth Poff.1,2,5,3 Katie Thelma Underwood was buried at Franklin Memorial Park, Virgil Goode Highway, Rocky Mount, Franklin Co., Virginia.3 Her married name was Furrow.2 She was born on February 25, 1922 at Callaway, Franklin Co., Virginia.3,4 She died on September 5, 2020 at Rocky Mount, Franklin Co., Virginia, at age 98.3 She Thelma U. Furrow, age 98, of Rocky Mount, passed away on Saturday, September 5, 2020, at her home. She was born on February 25, 1922, in Callaway, Va. and was preceded in death by her parents, Pled and Myrtle Underwood; her husband of 43 years, Murry Furrow; son, Jimmy Lee Furrow; great-grandson, Scott Cundiff; four sisters; and five brothers. She is survived by her daughters, Bonnie (Kenny) Taylor, Wendy (Robert) Clements; grandchildren, Tena (Mike) Cundiff, Darrell Manning, J.L. (Mary) Furrow, Tracie (Tim) Ayers; great-grandchildren, Josh Cundiff, Michael Cundiff; great-great-grandchildren, Michelle Manning, Christopher Cundiff, Aiden Young; sister, Bevelyne Gibson; lots of nieces and nephews; special adopted daughter, Pam Harman; and special nephew, Danny Jones. She was a very special and loving person to everyone. She worked very hard and was a nursing assistant until she was 86 years old. She loved all her family dearly and will be missed. The family respectfully request no food, but flowers will be appreciated. Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, September 8, 2020, at Franklin Memorial Park with Pastor Greg Broyles and Pastor Jerry Naff officiating. on September 6, 2020.3

Family

Murry Stafford Furrow b. May 2, 1921, d. October 3, 1985
Marriage*She married Murry Stafford Furrow, son of Minnis Wesley Furrow and Louemma Elizabeth Poff.1,2,5,3 
Children

Citations

  1. [S657] George Pauff - Anna Merchant, online http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~poff/f0637.htm
  2. [S582] John Winfield Spangler, John Winfield Spangler Research Papers.
  3. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Thelma U. Furrow obituary in the Sep 6, 2020 edition.
  4. [S5152] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Birth Records, 1864-2014.
  5. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  6. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Bobbie Juanita Furrow obituary in the Apr 9, 1998 edition.
  7. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Jimmy Lee Furrow obituary in the Jan 6, 2016 edition.
  8. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.

Lydia Alice "Alice" Wilson1,2,3,4

F, b. May 26, 1895, d. January 21, 1983
FatherIsaac Daniel Wilson1,3,4 b. June 3, 1872, d. September 23, 1961
MotherLucinda Arminda "Minda" Conner1,3,4 b. July 8, 1875, d. May 15, 1950
     Her Social Security Number was 230-96-3029.5 Lydia Alice "Alice" Wilson was buried at Restvale Cemetery, Rt. 221, Check, Floyd Co., Virginia.6 She She preferred to be called Alice and did not like to tell anyone her other name.7 She was born on May 26, 1895 at Floyd Co., Virginia.5,6,1 She married Morgan Orestes Poff, son of George Isaac Wilson Poff and Callie Amanda Huff, on April 24, 1913 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,6,8 As of April 24, 1913,her married name was Poff. Lydia Alice "Alice" Wilson died on January 21, 1983 at Floyd Co., Virginia, at age 87.6

Census Records

1900Dwelling 129, District 20, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia3
1910Dwelling 188, District 51, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia4
1920Dwelling 71, District 100, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia9
1930Dwelling 130, District 12, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia10
1940Dwelling 32, District 32-13, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia11

Family

Morgan Orestes Poff b. December 22, 1883, d. December 27, 1967
Marriage*Lydia Alice "Alice" Wilson married Morgan Orestes Poff, son of George Isaac Wilson Poff and Callie Amanda Huff, on April 24, 1913 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,6,8 
Children

Citations

  1. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S331] William Lindsay Lawrence, Judy G. Blackwell, Erma C. Sowers, and Mabel Collins Willis Ora Belle Mayberry McColeman, Descendants of Elder John Lawrence.
  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. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  6. [S104] Billy and Juanita Grice, Cemeteries in Floyd County.
  7. [S3] Mary Conner Williams, "Conner Family Researcher Mary Conner Williams," e-mail to Scott Schaffer, 2001-2005.
  8. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  9. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  10. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  11. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  12. [S116] Floyd Press, From the Sheldon Maxwell Poff obituary in the Nov 25, 1976 edition.
  13. [S1947] Black Mountain News, From the Inus K. Hudson obituary in the Dec 1, 2009 edition.
  14. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  15. [S582] John Winfield Spangler, John Winfield Spangler Research Papers.

George Isaac Wilson Poff1,2,3

M, b. February 16, 1859, d. June 18, 1935
FatherWilliam Henry Poff4,5,1,2,3,6 b. June 5, 1835, d. January 12, 1908
MotherMary Jane Carr4,5,1,2,3,6 b. August 12, 1834, d. November 29, 1904
     George Isaac Wilson Poff was buried at Giles W. Huff Cemetery (also known as Sowder-King Cemetery), Floyd Co., Virginia.7,6 He was born on February 16, 1859 at Floyd Co., Virginia.7,3,6 He married Callie Amanda Huff, daughter of Wilson W. Huff and Mary "Polly" Lawrence, on July 24, 1878 at Floyd Co., Virginia.4 George Isaac Wilson Poff died on June 18, 1935 at Copper Hill, Floyd Co., Virginia, at age 76.7,6

Census Records

1860Dwelling 450, Floyd Co., Virginia1
1870Dwelling 177, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia2
1880Dwelling 100, District 30, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia8
1890Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia9
1900Dwelling 249, District 20, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia10
1910Dwelling 187, District 51, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia11
1920Dwelling 69, District 100, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia12
1930Dwelling 110, District 12, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., VirginiaEnumerated in the household of his son Guy13

Occupation

1880Farmer8
1900Farmer10
1910Farmer11
1920Farmer12

Family

Callie Amanda Huff b. December, 1854
Marriage*George Isaac Wilson Poff married Callie Amanda Huff, daughter of Wilson W. Huff and Mary "Polly" Lawrence, on July 24, 1878 at Floyd Co., Virginia.4 
Children

Citations

  1. [S301] National Archives and Records Administration, 1860 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S166] National Archives and Records Administration, 1870 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S2413] Virginia Births and Christenings, 1853-1917, online https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://hr-search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1708660
  4. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  5. [S331] William Lindsay Lawrence, Judy G. Blackwell, Erma C. Sowers, and Mabel Collins Willis Ora Belle Mayberry McColeman, Descendants of Elder John Lawrence.
  6. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  7. [S217] Glenna G. Garner, Giles W. Huff Cemetery.
  8. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.
  10. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  11. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  12. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  13. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  14. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the William E. Poff obituary in the Feb 3, 1928 edition.
  15. [S450] George S. Jack, History of Roanoke County.
  16. [S18] James R. & Sebert L. Sisson, Descendants of the Ludlow B. Sisson Family, Third Edition.
  17. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  18. [S567] Beth Fridley, Floyd Co., Virginia, Birth Records, 1880-1884.
  19. [S11] Effie King Brown, Descendants of John King 1759-1843.
  20. [S599] Sr. Robert Somerville Radford Yates, A History of John Yeardley Yates of Pittsylvania and Patrick Counties, Virginia.
  21. [S657] George Pauff - Anna Merchant, online http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~poff/f0637.htm
  22. [S21] Beth Fridley, Floyd Co., Virginia Death Records, 1883-1896.
  23. [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

Callie Amanda Huff

F, b. December, 1854
FatherWilson W. Huff1,2 b. circa 1817, d. July 6, 1876
MotherMary "Polly" Lawrence1,2
     Callie Amanda Huff was born in December, 1854 at Virginia.3,2 She married George Isaac Wilson Poff, son of William Henry Poff and Mary Jane Carr, on July 24, 1878 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1 As of July 24, 1878,her married name was Poff.

Census Records

1880Dwelling 100, District 30, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia4
1890Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia5
1900Dwelling 249, District 20, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia3
1910Dwelling 187, District 51, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia6
1920Dwelling 69, District 100, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia7

Family

George Isaac Wilson Poff b. February 16, 1859, d. June 18, 1935
Marriage*Callie Amanda Huff married George Isaac Wilson Poff, son of William Henry Poff and Mary Jane Carr, on July 24, 1878 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1 
Children

Citations

  1. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S331] William Lindsay Lawrence, Judy G. Blackwell, Erma C. Sowers, and Mabel Collins Willis Ora Belle Mayberry McColeman, Descendants of Elder John Lawrence.
  3. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.
  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. [S450] George S. Jack, History of Roanoke County.
  9. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  10. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the William E. Poff obituary in the Feb 3, 1928 edition.
  11. [S18] James R. & Sebert L. Sisson, Descendants of the Ludlow B. Sisson Family, Third Edition.
  12. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  13. [S567] Beth Fridley, Floyd Co., Virginia, Birth Records, 1880-1884.
  14. [S2413] Virginia Births and Christenings, 1853-1917, online https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://hr-search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1708660
  15. [S11] Effie King Brown, Descendants of John King 1759-1843.
  16. [S599] Sr. Robert Somerville Radford Yates, A History of John Yeardley Yates of Pittsylvania and Patrick Counties, Virginia.
  17. [S657] George Pauff - Anna Merchant, online http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~poff/f0637.htm
  18. [S21] Beth Fridley, Floyd Co., Virginia Death Records, 1883-1896.
  19. [S1424] Virginia Genealogical Society, Death Records Indexing Project.
  20. [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

Hattie Vest1,2,3,4

F, b. April 7, 1889, d. June 24, 1960
FatherWilliam Henry Jacob "Jacob" Vest5,2,1,3,4 b. January 28, 1865, d. October 31, 1949
MotherElsie Jane Argabright5,1,2,3 b. October 16, 1868, d. February 21, 1930
     Hattie Vest was buried at Wilson Cemetery, Daniel's Run Road (Rt. 661), Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia.6,7,2,4 She was born on April 7, 1889 at Floyd Co., Virginia.5,2,1,3,4 She married James Sampson "Jim" Conner, son of John Hiram Walters Conner and Sarah Rosabell/Rosabelle "Sally" Iddings, on January 1, 1920 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,3,8,4 As of January 1, 1920,her married name was Conner. Hattie Vest died on June 24, 1960 at Check, Floyd Co., Virginia, at age 71.5,3,8,4 She FLOYD - Mrs. Hattie Vest Conner 71, died Friday at the home of her son Elbert Conner of Check. Other survivors are her husband James S. Conner, one son James D. Conner, one sister Mrs. Walter Conner all of Check and six grandchildren. Funeral will be at 1 p.m. Sunday at Haven's Chapel at Tery's Fork. Burial will be in the Wilson Cemetery at Check. The body is at the home of Elbert Conner. on June 26, 1960.8

Census Records

1930Dwelling 17, District 11, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia9
1940Dwelling 162, District 32-11, Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia10

Family

James Sampson "Jim" Conner b. June 7, 1887, d. January 12, 1963
Marriage*Hattie Vest married James Sampson "Jim" Conner, son of John Hiram Walters Conner and Sarah Rosabell/Rosabelle "Sally" Iddings, on January 1, 1920 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,3,8,4 
Children

Citations

  1. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S342] Researcher and Compiler William Harvey Green Sylvia Gearheart Albert, Argabright Family of Floyd, Franklin, and Montgomery Counties, Virginia.
  3. [S349] Erma C. Sowers, A Report on the Descendants of Henry Iddings and Abigail Richardson.
  4. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  5. [S39] Penny Barlow Saunders, Conner Research Papers of Penny Barlow Saunders.
  6. [S292] Rena Worthen & Margarette Tynan, Floyd Co. Virginia Cemetery Inscriptions, Volume 1.
  7. [S920] Paul Craghead, Wilson Cemetery, Floyd Co., VA.
  8. [S116] Floyd Press, From the Hattie Vest Conner obituary in the Jun 26, 1960 edition.
  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. [S13] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 6, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  12. [S331] William Lindsay Lawrence, Judy G. Blackwell, Erma C. Sowers, and Mabel Collins Willis Ora Belle Mayberry McColeman, Descendants of Elder John Lawrence.

Morgan Orestes Poff1,2,3

M, b. December 22, 1883, d. December 27, 1967
FatherGeorge Isaac Wilson Poff2,1,4,5,6,7 b. February 16, 1859, d. June 18, 1935
MotherCallie Amanda Huff1,2,4,5,6,7 b. December, 1854
     His Social Security Number was 228-48-1910.8 Morgan Orestes Poff was buried at Restvale Cemetery, Rt. 221, Check, Floyd Co., Virginia.9,7 He was born on December 22, 1883 at Floyd Co., Virginia.8,9,1,3,6,7 He married Lydia Alice "Alice" Wilson, daughter of Isaac Daniel Wilson and Lucinda Arminda "Minda" Conner, on April 24, 1913 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,9,7 Morgan Orestes Poff died on December 27, 1967 at Copper Hill, Floyd Co., Virginia, at age 84.9,7

Census Records

1890Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia10
1900Dwelling 249, District 20, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia4
1910Dwelling 187, District 51, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia5
1920Dwelling 71, District 100, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia11
1930Dwelling 130, District 12, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia12
1940Dwelling 32, District 32-13, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia13

Occupation

1910Farmer5
1920Tenant tarmer11
1930Farmer12
1940Farmer13

Family

Lydia Alice "Alice" Wilson b. May 26, 1895, d. January 21, 1983
Marriage*Morgan Orestes Poff married Lydia Alice "Alice" Wilson, daughter of Isaac Daniel Wilson and Lucinda Arminda "Minda" Conner, on April 24, 1913 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,9,7 
Children

Citations

  1. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S331] William Lindsay Lawrence, Judy G. Blackwell, Erma C. Sowers, and Mabel Collins Willis Ora Belle Mayberry McColeman, Descendants of Elder John Lawrence.
  3. [S533] National Archives and Records Administration, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-18.
  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. [S567] Beth Fridley, Floyd Co., Virginia, Birth Records, 1880-1884.
  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. [S104] Billy and Juanita Grice, Cemeteries in Floyd County.
  10. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.
  11. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  12. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  13. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  14. [S1947] Black Mountain News, From the Inus K. Hudson obituary in the Dec 1, 2009 edition.
  15. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  16. [S582] John Winfield Spangler, John Winfield Spangler Research Papers.

Guy Milton Poff1,2,3,4

M, b. December 2, 1888, d. June 30, 1964
FatherGeorge Isaac Wilson Poff1,2,5,6,7,4 b. February 16, 1859, d. June 18, 1935
MotherCallie Amanda Huff1,2,5,6,7,4 b. December, 1854
     His Social Security Number was 227-36-8847.8 Guy Milton Poff was buried at Cedar Lawn Memorial Park, 5070 Cove Road N. W., Roanoke, Virginia.2,9,4 He was born on December 2, 1888 at Copper Hill, Floyd Co., Virginia.8,10,7,4 He married Pearl Ada "Pearlie" King, daughter of Thomas Merritt King and Sarah Elizabeth "Sally" Yates, on June 26, 1910 at Bristol, Sullivan Co., Tennessee.1,2,3,4 Guy Milton Poff died on June 30, 1964 at Roanoke, Virginia, at age 75.8,4

Census Records

1890Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia11
1900Dwelling 249, District 20, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia6
1910Dwelling 190, District 51, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., VirginiaEnumerated in the household of his brother George12
1920Dwelling 105, District 100, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia13
1930Dwelling 110, District 12, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia14
1940Dwelling 47, District 32-13, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia15

Occupation

1910Dairyman12
1920Mail carrier13
1930Farmer14
1940Farmer15

Family

Pearl Ada "Pearlie" King b. April 14, 1884, d. April 24, 1962
Marriage*Guy Milton Poff married Pearl Ada "Pearlie" King, daughter of Thomas Merritt King and Sarah Elizabeth "Sally" Yates, on June 26, 1910 at Bristol, Sullivan Co., Tennessee.1,2,3,4 
Children

Citations

  1. [S11] Effie King Brown, Descendants of John King 1759-1843.
  2. [S599] Sr. Robert Somerville Radford Yates, A History of John Yeardley Yates of Pittsylvania and Patrick Counties, Virginia.
  3. [S591] Richmond Times - Dispatch, From the Hazel Poff Corbin obituary in the Nov 2, 2001 edition.
  4. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  5. [S331] William Lindsay Lawrence, Judy G. Blackwell, Erma C. Sowers, and Mabel Collins Willis Ora Belle Mayberry McColeman, Descendants of Elder John Lawrence.
  6. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S2413] Virginia Births and Christenings, 1853-1917, online https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://hr-search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1708660
  8. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  9. [S1521] The Fair View Group, online http://www.thefairviewgroup.org/index.shtml
  10. [S533] National Archives and Records Administration, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-18.
  11. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.
  12. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  13. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  14. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  15. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  16. [S12] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 5, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  17. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.

Lillie Ann Poff1,2,3

F, b. January 1, 1868, d. August 4, 1947
FatherFleming Henry Poff2,1,4,5,3 b. April 28, 1842, d. September 15, 1904
MotherMary Peradine Conner1,2,4,5,3 b. May 22, 1842, d. January 11, 1902
     Lillie Ann Poff was buried at Head of the River Cemetery (also known as Salem Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery), Rt. 221, Check, Floyd Co., Virginia.6,3 She was born on January 1, 1868 at Floyd Co., Virginia; Her death certificate has an incorrect birth year of 1867.6,2,3 She married Samuel William "Will" Martin, son of William Martin and Sarah "Sallie" Harris, on October 8, 1903 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,3 As of October 8, 1903,her married name was Martin. Lillie Ann Poff died on August 4, 1947 at Check, Floyd Co., Virginia, at age 79.6,3

Census Records

1870Dwelling 62, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia1
1880Dwelling 69, District 30, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia4
1890Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia7
1900Dwelling 25, District 20, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia5
1910Dwelling 33, District 50, Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia8
1920Dwelling 116, District 98, Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia9
1930Dwelling 12, District 9, Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia10
1940Dwelling 157, District 32-11, Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia11

Family

Samuel William "Will" Martin b. February 5, 1846, d. September 14, 1931
Marriage*Lillie Ann Poff married Samuel William "Will" Martin, son of William Martin and Sarah "Sallie" Harris, on October 8, 1903 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,3 
Children

Citations

  1. [S166] National Archives and Records Administration, 1870 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  3. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  4. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S104] Billy and Juanita Grice, Cemeteries in Floyd County.
  7. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  10. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  11. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  12. [S12] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 5, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  13. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the James Dennis Martin obitutary in the Jan 8, 1997 edition.

Samuel William "Will" Martin1,2,3,4

M, b. February 5, 1846, d. September 14, 1931
FatherWilliam Martin5,6,7,1,2 b. November 12, 1796, d. November 12, 1881
MotherSarah "Sallie" Harris5,7,1,2 b. August 7, 1798, d. October 14, 1872
     Samuel William "Will" Martin was buried at Martin Cemetery, on the farm now owned by James & Dale Austin on Goff Road in NE Floyd County, Floyd Co., Virginia.4 He was born on February 5, 1846 at Patrick Co., Virginia.5,8,2,4 He married Evaline Cole, daughter of Bird "Byrd" Cole and Sarah Elizabeth Underwood, on January 12, 1867 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2 Samuel William "Will" Martin married Lillie Ann Poff, daughter of Fleming Henry Poff and Mary Peradine Conner, on October 8, 1903 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,9 Samuel William "Will" Martin died on September 14, 1931 at Floyd Co., Virginia, at age 85.3,4

Census Records

1850Dwelling 186, Northern District, Patrick Co., Virginia7
1860Dwelling 53, Floyd Co., Virginia5
1870Dwelling 284, Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia10
1880Dwelling 28, District 29, Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia11
1890Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia12
1910Dwelling 33, District 50, Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia13
1920Dwelling 116, District 98, Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia14
1930Dwelling 12, District 9, Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia15

Occupation

1870Farmer10
1880Farmer11
1910Farmer13
1920Farmer14
1930Farmer15

Family 1

Evaline Cole b. May 4, 1833, d. June 26, 1895
Marriage*Samuel William "Will" Martin married Evaline Cole, daughter of Bird "Byrd" Cole and Sarah Elizabeth Underwood, on January 12, 1867 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2 
Children

Family 2

Lillie Ann Poff b. January 1, 1868, d. August 4, 1947
Marriage*Samuel William "Will" Martin married Lillie Ann Poff, daughter of Fleming Henry Poff and Mary Peradine Conner, on October 8, 1903 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,9 
Children

Citations

  1. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  3. [S1569] Funeral records of Mr. Marion Thomas Hall, online http://www.rootsweb.com/~vafloyd/recordsofmarionthomashall.htm
  4. [S2389] Martin Cemetery, Floyd Co., VA, online http://floydcountyhistoricalsociety.org/cemeteries/martin.html
  5. [S301] National Archives and Records Administration, 1860 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S353] Virginia County Clerk of Floyd Co., Floyd Co., Virginia Will Book 01, From the will of William Martin.
  7. [S153] National Archives and Records Administration, 1850 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S33] Surnames of Families of Floyd Co., Virginia, online http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~barbr/zz_main_contents.htm
  9. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  10. [S166] National Archives and Records Administration, 1870 United States Federal Census.
  11. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.
  12. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.
  13. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  14. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  15. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  16. [S325] Beth Fridley, Floyd Co., Virginia, Birth Records, 1853-1873.
  17. [S96] Beth Fridley, Floyd Co., Virginia Death Records, 1853-1882.
  18. [S12] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 5, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  19. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the James Dennis Martin obitutary in the Jan 8, 1997 edition.

Glyenver Allen Martin1,2

M, b. May 4, 1907, d. July 26, 1973
FatherSamuel William "Will" Martin3,4,5,6,2 b. February 5, 1846, d. September 14, 1931
MotherLillie Ann Poff4,3,6,5,7,2 b. January 1, 1868, d. August 4, 1947
     His Social Security Number was 228-48-8002.8 Glyenver Allen Martin was buried at Restvale Cemetery, Rt. 221, Check, Floyd Co., Virginia.9,1,2 He CHECK - Glyenver Allen Martin, age 66, died Thursday, July 26, 1973, on his farm. Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Alda Sisson Martin; two sons, Harlie and Herman Martin, all of Check; one brother, Dennis Martin, Floyd; three grandchldren, Robert Allen Martin, Carol Ann Martin, and Brenda Gail Martin. Funeral services were held Saturday, July 28, 1973, at 2:30 p.m. at Salem Church, Floyd County, with elder Julius Bocock officiating. Burial will follow in the Restvale Cemetery.1 He was born on May 4, 1907 at Floyd Co., Virginia.8,3,2 He married Alda Virginia "Aldie" Sisson, daughter of Adolphus D. Sisson and Joanna P. "Annie" Conner, on October 21, 1931 at Floyd Co., Virginia.3,9,10,1 Glyenver Allen Martin died on July 26, 1973 at Check, Floyd Co., Virginia, at age 66.9,1,2

Census Records

1910Dwelling 33, District 50, Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia4
1920Dwelling 116, District 98, Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia5
1930Dwelling 12, District 9, Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia6
1940Dwelling 157, District 32-11, Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia7

Occupation

1930Farm laborer6
1940Farmer7

Family

Alda Virginia "Aldie" Sisson b. September 14, 1912, d. March 19, 1999
Marriage*Glyenver Allen Martin married Alda Virginia "Aldie" Sisson, daughter of Adolphus D. Sisson and Joanna P. "Annie" Conner, on October 21, 1931 at Floyd Co., Virginia.3,9,10,1 
Children

Citations

  1. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, From the Glyenver Allen Martin obituary in an undated edition.
  2. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  3. [S12] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 5, 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. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  9. [S104] Billy and Juanita Grice, Cemeteries in Floyd County.
  10. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Aldie Sisson Martin obituary in the Mar 20, 1999 edition.
  11. [S13] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 6, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  12. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Harlie Lewis Martin obituary in the May 10, 2003 edition.
  13. [S331] William Lindsay Lawrence, Judy G. Blackwell, Erma C. Sowers, and Mabel Collins Willis Ora Belle Mayberry McColeman, Descendants of Elder John Lawrence.
  14. [S349] Erma C. Sowers, A Report on the Descendants of Henry Iddings and Abigail Richardson.

Alda Virginia "Aldie" Sisson1,2,3

F, b. September 14, 1912, d. March 19, 1999
FatherAdolphus D. Sisson1,4,3 b. May 29, 1875, d. June 18, 1948
MotherJoanna P. "Annie" Conner1,4,3 b. March 3, 1875, d. November 15, 1956
     Her Social Security Number was 225-94-9557.5 Alda Virginia "Aldie" Sisson was buried at Restvale Cemetery, Rt. 221, Check, Floyd Co., Virginia.6,7 She was born on September 14, 1912 at Virginia.5,6 She married Glyenver Allen Martin, son of Samuel William "Will" Martin and Lillie Ann Poff, on October 21, 1931 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,6,7,8 As of October 21, 1931,her married name was Martin. Alda Virginia "Aldie" Sisson died on March 19, 1999 at Floyd, Floyd Co., Virginia, at age 86.5,7 She MARTIN, Aldie Sisson, 86, of Check, departed this life Friday, March 19,1999 at Skyline Nursing Home, Floyd. She was preceded in death by her husband, Glenver Martin, a son, Herman Martin and two sisters, Sylvia S. Conner and Willie S. Conner. Surviving are a son and daughter-in-law, Harlie and Betty Martin of Check; grandson, Bobby and Vickie Martin of Floyd; two granddaughters, Carol and Jerry Edwards of Check, Brenda and Mark Peterson of Bedford; two great-grandsons, Daniel Edwards and Jonathan Peterson; and three nephews and one niece. Funeral services will be Sunday at 2 p.m. at Salem Church (Head of the River), with Elder Hale Terry officiating. Interment in Restvale Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday at Wood Funeral Home, Floyd. on March 20, 1999.7

Census Records

1920Dwelling 67, District 101, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia4
1930Dwelling 9, District 11, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia3
1940Dwelling 157, District 32-11, Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia9

Family

Glyenver Allen Martin b. May 4, 1907, d. July 26, 1973
Marriage*Alda Virginia "Aldie" Sisson married Glyenver Allen Martin, son of Samuel William "Will" Martin and Lillie Ann Poff, on October 21, 1931 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,6,7,8 
Children

Citations

  1. [S12] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 5, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S582] John Winfield Spangler, John Winfield Spangler Research Papers.
  3. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  6. [S104] Billy and Juanita Grice, Cemeteries in Floyd County.
  7. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Aldie Sisson Martin obituary in the Mar 20, 1999 edition.
  8. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, From the Glyenver Allen Martin obituary in an undated edition.
  9. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  10. [S13] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 6, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  11. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Harlie Lewis Martin obituary in the May 10, 2003 edition.
  12. [S331] William Lindsay Lawrence, Judy G. Blackwell, Erma C. Sowers, and Mabel Collins Willis Ora Belle Mayberry McColeman, Descendants of Elder John Lawrence.
  13. [S349] Erma C. Sowers, A Report on the Descendants of Henry Iddings and Abigail Richardson.
  14. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, From the Herman Dennis Martin obituary in an undated edition.

Harlie Lewis Martin1,2

M, b. April 9, 1933, d. May 8, 2003
FatherGlyenver Allen Martin3,1,2,4,5,6,7 b. May 4, 1907, d. July 26, 1973
MotherAlda Virginia "Aldie" Sisson3,1,2,4,5,6,8,7 b. September 14, 1912, d. March 19, 1999
     His Social Security Number was 227-44-7985.9 Harlie Lewis Martin was buried at Restvale Cemetery, Rt. 221, Check, Floyd Co., Virginia.2 He was born on April 9, 1933 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,9,4,5 He married Elizabeth Pearl "Betty" King, daughter of Arvil Seth King and Indie Florence Whitenack, on December 9, 1960 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,4,5,10 Harlie Lewis Martin died on May 8, 2003 at Check, Floyd Co., Virginia, at age 70.2,9 He MARTIN, Harlie Lewis, 70, of Check, passed away Thursday, May 8, 2003, at his home. He retired from the Virginia Department of Transportation after 19 years of service. He was preceded in death by his parents, Glenvar and Aldie Martin; brother, Herman Martin. He is survived by his wife of 42 years, Betty Martin; son and daughter-in-law, Robert (Bubba) and Vickie Martin; daughter, Carol Martin and special friend, Chuck Rector; grandson, Daniel Edwards; step-granddaughter, Michelle McGinnis and husband Jason; step-great-grandson, Michael Wayne McGinnis; two nieces and a nephew. Funeral services will be held on Sunday, May 11, 2003, at 2 p.m. at Gardner Funeral Home with Pastor Dan Walker and Mr. Rodney Collins officiating. Interment will follow at Restvale Cemetery. Friends may call after 12 noon on Saturday at Gardner Funeral Home where the family will be from 6 until 8 p.m. Gardner Funeral Home, Floyd, is in charge of the arrangements. on May 10, 2003.2

Census Records

1940Dwelling 157, District 32-11, Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia7

Family

Elizabeth Pearl "Betty" King b. April 5, 1940, d. February 13, 2009
Marriage*Harlie Lewis Martin married Elizabeth Pearl "Betty" King, daughter of Arvil Seth King and Indie Florence Whitenack, on December 9, 1960 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,4,5,10 
Children

Citations

  1. [S13] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 6, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Harlie Lewis Martin obituary in the May 10, 2003 edition.
  3. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Aldie Sisson Martin obituary in the Mar 20, 1999 edition.
  4. [S331] William Lindsay Lawrence, Judy G. Blackwell, Erma C. Sowers, and Mabel Collins Willis Ora Belle Mayberry McColeman, Descendants of Elder John Lawrence.
  5. [S349] Erma C. Sowers, A Report on the Descendants of Henry Iddings and Abigail Richardson.
  6. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, From the Glyenver Allen Martin obituary in an undated edition.
  7. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, From the Herman Dennis Martin obituary in an undated edition.
  9. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  10. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Elizabeth King Martin obituary in the Feb 15, 2009 edition.
  11. [S32] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 8, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  12. [S10] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 7, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.

Herman Dennis Martin1,2,3

M, b. December 18, 1941, d. November 17, 1984
FatherGlyenver Allen Martin4,5,6 b. May 4, 1907, d. July 26, 1973
MotherAlda Virginia "Aldie" Sisson4,5,6,2 b. September 14, 1912, d. March 19, 1999
     Herman Dennis Martin married Geneva Cunningham.2 Herman Dennis Martin was buried at Restvale Cemetery, Rt. 221, Check, Floyd Co., Virginia.1,2 His Social Security Number was 225-54-7931.7 He COPPER HILL - Herman Dennis Martin, 43, died in a Salem hospital Saturday, November 17, 1984. He is survived by: his wife, Mrs. Geneva C. Martin of Copper Hill; one daughter, Miss Brenda Gail Martin of Roanoke; one step-son, Don Cunningham of Salem; his mother, Mrs. Aldie S. Martin of Check; and one brother, Harlie Martin of Check. Service was held Tuesday, November 20, at the Salem Church, with Elder Hale Terry officiating. Interment was in the Restvale Cemetery. Arrangements by Wood Funeral Home.2 He was born on December 18, 1941 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,7 He married Gloria Ann Agee, daughter of George Lee Agee and Abbie Mary Thompson, on November 3, 1961 at Floyd Co., Virginia.8,3,9 Herman Dennis Martin and Gloria Ann Agee were divorced on March 1, 1968 at Floyd Co., Virginia.3,9 Herman Dennis Martin died on November 17, 1984 at Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia, at age 42.1,2

Family 1

Geneva Cunningham
Marriage*He married Geneva Cunningham.2 

Family 2

Gloria Ann Agee b. September 2, 1942, d. October 17, 2005
Marriage*Herman Dennis Martin married Gloria Ann Agee, daughter of George Lee Agee and Abbie Mary Thompson, on November 3, 1961 at Floyd Co., Virginia.8,3,9 
Divorce* Herman Dennis Martin and Gloria Ann Agee were divorced on March 1, 1968 at Floyd Co., Virginia.3,9 
Child
  • Brenda Gail Martin8,2,3,10

Citations

  1. [S104] Billy and Juanita Grice, Cemeteries in Floyd County.
  2. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, From the Herman Dennis Martin obituary in an undated edition.
  3. [S1047] Unknown author, Floyd Co., Virginia Chancery Book 17.
  4. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Aldie Sisson Martin obituary in the Mar 20, 1999 edition.
  5. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Harlie Lewis Martin obituary in the May 10, 2003 edition.
  6. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, From the Glyenver Allen Martin obituary in an undated edition.
  7. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  8. [S400] Russell E. Fisher & Jill Fisher Bass, Notes on the Family of Joshua "Bird" Agee.
  9. [S5151] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Divorce Records, 1918-2014.
  10. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.

James Causley Maxey1,2

M, b. March 8, 1874, d. February 19, 1961
FatherWilliam Washington Maxey1,3,4,2 b. December 14, 1844, d. November 7, 1914
MotherVirginia Adaline Conner1,3,2 b. September 2, 1844, d. May 6, 1876
     James Causley Maxey was buried at Little Hope Church Cemetery, Cove Hollow Road, near Elliston, Roanoke Co., Virginia.5,6,2 He was born on March 8, 1874 at Floyd Co., Virginia.5,1,6,7,2 He married Luvenia Caladora Martin, daughter of Samuel William "Will" Martin and Evaline Cole, on September 1, 1898 at Floyd Co., Virginia.3,5,2 James Causley Maxey died on February 19, 1961 at Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia, at age 86.5,1,6,2 He James Causley Maxey, 86 died Sunday Feb 19, 1961 at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Melvin Goodwin, 623 Apperson Dr., Salem. He was a former resident of Elliston and Floyd Counties. He was born March 8, 1874 in Floyd County to William Washington and Virgina Adeline Conner Maxey. Surviving are two other daughters, Mrs Warren McDaniel (Radie) Wytheville; Mrs Wister Prilliman (Evie) Roanoke; two sisters, Miss Lucy Maxey, Floyd; Mrs Pearl Eanes, Howardsville; four brothers, Fred Maxey, Roanoke; John Maxey, Christiansburg; Vernon Maxey and Raymond Maxey(tot) both of Floyd; eight grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. The body is at John M. Oakey's and Son, Salem. circa February 21, 1961.1

Census Records

1880Dwelling 329, District 30, Floyd Co., Virginia4
1890Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia8
1900Dwelling 183, District 19, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia9
1910Dwelling 104, District 52, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia10
1920Dwelling 297, District 124, Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia11
1930Dwelling 83, District 14, Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia12
1940Dwelling 79, District 81-25, Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia13

Occupation

1900Farmer9
1910Lumber mill engineer10
1920Farmer11
1930Farmer12
1940Farmer13

Family

Luvenia Caladora Martin b. March 4, 1869, d. February 25, 1955
Marriage*James Causley Maxey married Luvenia Caladora Martin, daughter of Samuel William "Will" Martin and Evaline Cole, on September 1, 1898 at Floyd Co., Virginia.3,5,2 
Children

Citations

  1. [S102] Roanoke Times, From an James Causley Maxey obituary in an undated edition.
  2. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  3. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  4. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S267] Ruth G. Hale, Little Hope Church Cemetery, Montgomery Co., VA.
  6. [S576] Margaret Tynan & Rena Worthen, Montgomery Co., Virginia Cemeteries, Volume I.
  7. [S533] National Archives and Records Administration, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-18.
  8. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  10. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  11. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  12. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  13. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  14. [S5152] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Birth Records, 1864-2014.
  15. [S582] John Winfield Spangler, John Winfield Spangler Research Papers.
  16. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.

Luvenia Caladora Martin1,2,3

F, b. March 4, 1869, d. February 25, 1955
FatherSamuel William "Will" Martin1,4,5,3 b. February 5, 1846, d. September 14, 1931
MotherEvaline Cole4,1,5,3 b. May 4, 1833, d. June 26, 1895
     Luvenia Caladora Martin was buried at Little Hope Church Cemetery, Cove Hollow Road, near Elliston, Roanoke Co., Virginia.6,7,3 She was born on March 4, 1869 at Floyd Co., Virginia; Her death certificate has a birth year of 1870.6,7,3 She married James Causley Maxey, son of William Washington Maxey and Virginia Adaline Conner, on September 1, 1898 at Floyd Co., Virginia.4,6,3 As of September 1, 1898,her married name was Maxey. Luvenia Caladora Martin died on February 25, 1955 at Elliston, Montgomery Co., Virginia, at age 85.6,7,3

Census Records

1870Dwelling 284, Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia1
1880Dwelling 28, District 29, Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia5
1890Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia8
1900Dwelling 183, District 19, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia2
1910Dwelling 104, District 52, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia9
1920Dwelling 297, District 124, Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia10
1930Dwelling 83, District 14, Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia11
1940Dwelling 79, District 81-25, Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia12

Family

James Causley Maxey b. March 8, 1874, d. February 19, 1961
Marriage*Luvenia Caladora Martin married James Causley Maxey, son of William Washington Maxey and Virginia Adaline Conner, on September 1, 1898 at Floyd Co., Virginia.4,6,3 
Children

Citations

  1. [S166] National Archives and Records Administration, 1870 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  4. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  5. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S267] Ruth G. Hale, Little Hope Church Cemetery, Montgomery Co., VA.
  7. [S576] Margaret Tynan & Rena Worthen, Montgomery Co., Virginia Cemeteries, Volume I.
  8. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 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. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  13. [S102] Roanoke Times, From an James Causley Maxey obituary in an undated edition.
  14. [S5152] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Birth Records, 1864-2014.
  15. [S582] John Winfield Spangler, John Winfield Spangler Research Papers.
  16. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.

Maisie Mildred King1,2,3

F, b. June 28, 1898, d. July 26, 1982
FatherThomas Merritt King1,4,5,6,2,7,8,3 b. March 3, 1856, d. December 26, 1928
MotherMartha Ann "Mattie" Yates1,4,5,6,7,2,8,3 b. November 21, 1868, d. February 24, 1951
     Maisie Mildred King was buried at Cole Cemetery, on the J. Kyle Cole farm, near junction Rts. 612 & 673, Flint/Double Springs area, Floyd Co., Virginia.1,9,3 She was born on June 28, 1898 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,9,2,3 She married Archer Frank "Archie" Cole, son of Jerry Kyle Cole and Mae Inez Sowers, on January 11, 1925 at Floyd Co., Virginia.7,2,10,3 As of January 11, 1925,her married name was Cole. Maisie Mildred King died on July 26, 1982 at Blacksburg, Virginia, at age 84.1,9,3

Census Records

1900Dwelling 28, District 19, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia4
1910Dwelling 150, District 53, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia5
1920Dwelling 133, District 102, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia6
1930Dwelling 121, District 9, Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia11
1940Dwelling 106, District 32-11, Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia12

Family

Archer Frank "Archie" Cole b. May 11, 1899, d. September 18, 1980
Marriage*Maisie Mildred King married Archer Frank "Archie" Cole, son of Jerry Kyle Cole and Mae Inez Sowers, on January 11, 1925 at Floyd Co., Virginia.7,2,10,3 
Children

Citations

  1. [S11] Effie King Brown, Descendants of John King 1759-1843.
  2. [S599] Sr. Robert Somerville Radford Yates, A History of John Yeardley Yates of Pittsylvania and Patrick Counties, Virginia.
  3. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  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. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  8. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Effie King Brown obituary in the May 7, 2012 edition.
  9. [S269] Edgar L. Vest, Cole Family Cemetery, Floyd Co., VA.
  10. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, From the Archie Frank Martin obituary in an undated edition.
  11. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  12. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  13. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Edwin Frank Cole obituary in the Jan 29, 2018 edition.
  14. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.