James Eddie Tolbert Sr.1,2,3

M, b. December 14, 1931, d. November 19, 2009
     His Social Security Number was 236-46-1687.4 James Eddie Tolbert Sr. was buried at Restvale Cemetery, Rt. 221, Check, Floyd Co., Virginia.3 He was born on December 14, 1931 at Jenkinjones, McDowell Co., West Virginia.2,3,4 He married Nancy Marie Hall, daughter of Norris Maree Hall and Bertha Jane Conner, on April 15, 1955 at Jenkinjones, McDowell Co., West Virginia.1,5,2,3,6 James Eddie Tolbert Sr. died on November 19, 2009 at Virginia at age 77.3,4 He Ret. MSgt. James Eddie Tolbert Sr., United States Air Force, of Boones Mill, Va., passed away on Thursday, November 19, 2009. He was born on December 14, 1931, in Jenkinjones , W.Va. He was preceded in death by his parents, Charles Lafayette and Sarah Nettie Marshall Tolbert ; and a sister, Mary Lou Tolbert Hall, of Christiansburg, Va. He is survived by his wife of 54 years, Nancy Marie Hall Tolbert ; a daughter, Cathy Perry, of Warrenton, Va; two sons, James Eddie Jr., of Fredericksburg, Va., and Carl Ray, of Stafford, Va; two granddaughters, Crystal Pulley and her husband, Andy, of Glade Hill, Va., and Amanda Perry, of Midland, Va; one great-grandson, Gavin Andrew Pulley; and a new great-granddaughter born November 17, 2009, Kendall Brooke Pulley. He graduated from Gary High School, Gary, W.Va., in 1950, and entered the United States Air Force on March 23, 1951. After he served 20 years and eight days, he retired on April 1, 1971. While in the Air Force, he was stationed in Okinawa and two tours in Korea. Nine of his 20 years were with the Defense Atomic Support Agency in Washington, D.C. as a top secret control officer. After retiring from the Air Force, he worked as a mail clerk at the Woodbridge, Va. Post Office for 20 years, retiring on October 3, 1992. He lived in Dale City, Va. for 35 years. Some of the awards James received was the Korean Service Medal, United Nations Service Medal, Good Conduct Medal and the National Defense Service Medal. He was an avid hunter, fisherman and gardener. Services will be at Oakeys South Chapel on Brambleton Avenue at 2 p.m. Sunday, November 22, 2009. Dr. Ken Scoggins will officiate. Interment will follow in Rest Vale Cemetery, Floyd County. Military Honors by Floyd V.F.W. Post #7854 and American Legion #127. Friends may call at Oakeys South Chapel from 6 to 8 p.m. on Saturday, November 21, 2009. Arrangements by Oakeys South Chapel, 540-989-3131. on November 22, 2009.3

Family

Nancy Marie Hall b. February 25, 1937, d. November 12, 2018
Marriage*He married Nancy Marie Hall, daughter of Norris Maree Hall and Bertha Jane Conner, on April 15, 1955 at Jenkinjones, McDowell Co., West Virginia.1,5,2,3,6 
Children
  • James Eddie Tolbert Jr.3,6
  • Cathy Ellen Tolbert3,6,7
  • Carl Ray Tolbert3,6

Citations

  1. [S657] George Pauff - Anna Merchant, online http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~poff/f0637.htm
  2. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Tolbert-Hall marriage record.
  3. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the James Eddie Tolbert, Sr. obitutary in the Nov 22, 2009 edition.
  4. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  5. [S349] Erma C. Sowers, A Report on the Descendants of Henry Iddings and Abigail Richardson.
  6. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Nancy Marie Hall Tolbert obituary in the Nov 15, 2018 edition.
  7. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.

Christopher Poff1

M, b. August 31, 1906, d. before April 18, 1910
FatherDavid Henry Poff1 b. May 28, 1871, d. October 22, 1940
MotherMary Elizabeth Conner1 b. June 7, 1870, d. January 8, 1946
     Christopher Poff was born on August 31, 1906.1 He died before April 18, 1910; Christopher was not enumerated with his family in the 1910 Census.2

Citations

  1. [S657] George Pauff - Anna Merchant, online http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~poff/f0637.htm
  2. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.

Sarah "Sally" Huff1,2,3,4

F, b. 1804, d. November 27, 1891
     Sarah "Sally" Huff was buried at Poff Cemetery, Van Buren Township, Clay Co., Indiana.5 She was born in 1804 at Virginia.6,5 She married Samuel Poff, son of Peter Riley Poff Sr. and Elizabeth "Betsy" Pickle, on August 31, 1829 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.2,1,3,4 As of August 31, 1829,her married name was Poff. Sarah "Sally" Huff died on November 27, 1891 at Clay Co., Indiana.5

Census Records

1850Dwelling 20, Van Buren Township, Clay Co., Indiana6
1860Dwelling 216, Van Buren Township, Clay Co., Indiana7
1870Dwelling 367, Van Buren Township, Clay Co., Indiana8
1880Dwelling 94, District 224, Van Buren Township, Clay Co., Indiana9

Family

Samuel Poff b. 1806, d. December 7, 1882
Marriage*Sarah "Sally" Huff married Samuel Poff, son of Peter Riley Poff Sr. and Elizabeth "Betsy" Pickle, on August 31, 1829 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.2,1,3,4 
Children

Citations

  1. [S280] Anne Lowry Worrell, A Brief of Wills and Marriages in Montgomery and Fincastle Counties, Virginia, 1733-1831.
  2. [S61] Montgomery Co., Virginia Court House, Register A, Montgomery Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  3. [S1891] H. Wade Doyle, "Register Report for Zacharias Pfaff."
  4. [S6393] Logan Reed Jennings, "The Poffs of Floyd County, Virginia."
  5. [S2294] Poff Cemetery, Clay Co., IN, online http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&GSsr=41&GScid=86437&GRid=27198853&CRid=86437&
  6. [S153] National Archives and Records Administration, 1850 United States Federal Census.
  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. [S5629] Indiana Archives and Records Administration, Indiana, Death Certificates, 1899-2011.

Hosea Wimmer Sr.1,2,3

M, b. June 13, 1809, d. April 15, 1885
FatherJohn Wimmer Sr. b. October 11, 1769, d. October 21, 1840
MotherHannah Malinda Lemon b. January 21, 1776, d. February 2, 1877
     Hosea Wimmer Sr. was born on June 13, 1809 at Franklin Co., Virginia.4 He married Christina "Christiniah" Poff, daughter of Peter Riley Poff Sr. and Elizabeth "Betsy" Pickle, in 1831 at Virginia.4,3 Hosea Wimmer Sr. died on April 15, 1885 at Floyd Co., Virginia, at age 75.4

Census Records

1840Floyd Co., VirginiaThe enumeration reads 1 male 5-9, 1 male 30-39, 1 female under 5, 1 female 5-9, and 1 female 30-395
1850Dwelling 71, District 41, Montgomery Co., Virginia1
1860Dwelling 140, Montgomery Co., Virginia2
1870Dwelling 238, Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia6
1880Dwelling 159, District 50, Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia7

Occupation

1850Farmer1
1860Farmer2
1870Farmer6
1880Farmer7

Family

Christina "Christiniah" Poff b. January 13, 1809, d. December 14, 1881
Marriage*Hosea Wimmer Sr. married Christina "Christiniah" Poff, daughter of Peter Riley Poff Sr. and Elizabeth "Betsy" Pickle, in 1831 at Virginia.4,3 
Children

Citations

  1. [S153] National Archives and Records Administration, 1850 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S301] National Archives and Records Administration, 1860 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S1891] H. Wade Doyle, "Register Report for Zacharias Pfaff."
  4. [S854] Patricia Harrington, "Wimmer Family Tree," e-mail to Scott Schaffer, Jan 22 and Feb 10, 2002.
  5. [S414] National Archives and Records Administration, 1840 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S166] National Archives and Records Administration, 1870 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  9. [S331] William Lindsay Lawrence, Judy G. Blackwell, Erma C. Sowers, and Mabel Collins Willis Ora Belle Mayberry McColeman, Descendants of Elder John Lawrence.

Elder Henry Valentine Cole1,2,3,4,5,6

M, b. June 7, 1853, d. December 13, 1935
FatherFleming Cole7,2,1,3,4,5,8 b. June 28, 1828, d. May 14, 1888
MotherAbigail "Abbie" Vest7,1,2,3,4,5,8 b. September 14, 1833, d. December 9, 1924
     Elder Henry Valentine Cole was buried at Cole family cemetery on land of Bird Cole, Rt. #221, Check, Floyd Co., Virginia.7,1,3 He was born on June 7, 1853 at Virginia.1,3 He married Tempaline "Tempy" Lawrence, daughter of William Lawrence and Sarah Boothe, on October 16, 1877 at Floyd Co., Virginia.7,9,2,1,3 Elder Henry Valentine Cole died on December 13, 1935 at Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia, at age 82; The Marion Thomas Hall funeral records have a death date of Dec 12, 1935.7,6 He Elder Valentine Cole, 82 died suddenly at his home near Locust Grove yesterday afternoon. He was a son of the late Fleming and Abigail Vest Cole, who were among the early settlers of this county, and a great great grandson of Joseph Cole, a soldier of the Revolutionary war. Mr. Cole was married in 1878 to Miss Temty Lawrence, who survives, they having celebrated their golden wedding anniversary in 1928. He was ordained a minister in the Old School Primitive Baptist Church 40 years ago, but had been preaching several years before that. He had served as Pastor of the churches of Laurel Creek, Valley View, County Line, Salem, and other places. He organized and was president of the Locust Grove Telephone Company, and for many years he was a school teacher of the county, a justice of the peace, and land assessor. Surviving besides his wife are four sons: Shirley of Florida, Ernest of Elliston, Raymond of Forest, and Schuyler, Philadelphia. Funeral services will be held Saturday morning at 11 o'clock at the home, conducted by Elder Samuel Moran. Burial will be in the family burying ground. SOURCE: This was found in an old scrap book. The source is unknown on December 14, 1935.7

Census Records

1860Dwelling 65, Floyd Co., Virginia4
1870Dwelling 285, Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia5
1880Dwelling 69, District 29, Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia8
1890Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia10
1900Dwelling 166, District 17, Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia11
1910Dwelling 29, District 50, Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia12
1920Dwelling 101, District 98, Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia13
1930Dwelling 11, District 9, Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia14

Occupation

1880Farm worker8
1900Farmer11
1910Farmer12
1920Farmer13
1930Farmer14

Family

Tempaline "Tempy" Lawrence b. March 14, 1858, d. March 27, 1937
Marriage*Elder Henry Valentine Cole married Tempaline "Tempy" Lawrence, daughter of William Lawrence and Sarah Boothe, on October 16, 1877 at Floyd Co., Virginia.7,9,2,1,3 
Children

Citations

  1. [S331] William Lindsay Lawrence, Judy G. Blackwell, Erma C. Sowers, and Mabel Collins Willis Ora Belle Mayberry McColeman, Descendants of Elder John Lawrence.
  2. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  3. [S349] Erma C. Sowers, A Report on the Descendants of Henry Iddings and Abigail Richardson.
  4. [S301] National Archives and Records Administration, 1860 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S166] National Archives and Records Administration, 1870 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S1569] Funeral records of Mr. Marion Thomas Hall, online http://www.rootsweb.com/~vafloyd/recordsofmarionthomashall.htm
  7. [S116] Floyd Press, From the Elder Valentine Cole obituary in the Dec 14, 1935 edition.
  8. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, From an undated obituary.
  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. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  14. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  15. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  16. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.

Lorena/Laurena Isabell/Isabelle Conner1,2

F, b. May 25, 1858, d. November 18, 1946
FatherAndrew C. Conner3,1,4,5,6,2 b. February, 1820, d. May 12, 1903
MotherMatilda Ann Walters3,1,4,5,6 b. circa 1825, d. before June 13, 1900
     Lorena/Laurena Isabell/Isabelle Conner Had neuralgia and was disabled. She was buried at Piedmont Cemetery, Rt. 11 to Shawsville, turn at nursing home, Rt. 637, about 8 miles on the left, Montgomery Co., Virginia.2 She was born on May 25, 1858 at Floyd Co., Virginia.3,7,2 She married George Lemuel Argabright, son of Jonathan Andrew Argabright and Jane Ann Wimmer, on January 15, 1893 at Floyd Co., Virginia.3,1,2 As of January 15, 1893,her married name was Argabright. Lorena/Laurena Isabell/Isabelle Conner died on November 18, 1946 at Big Lick, Roanoke Co., Virginia, at age 88.2

Census Records

1860Dwelling 229, Floyd Co., Virginia4
1870Dwelling 382, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia5
1880Dwelling 262, District 30, Floyd Co., Virginia6
1890Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia8
1900Dwelling 298, District 19, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia9
1910Dwelling 165, District 53, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia10
1920Dwelling 248, District 104, Alleghany, Montgomery Co., Virginia11
1930Dwelling 18, District 2, Alleghany, Montgomery Co., Virginia12

Family

George Lemuel Argabright b. November, 1850, d. January 8, 1931
Marriage*Lorena/Laurena Isabell/Isabelle Conner married George Lemuel Argabright, son of Jonathan Andrew Argabright and Jane Ann Wimmer, on January 15, 1893 at Floyd Co., Virginia.3,1,2 
Children

Citations

  1. [S342] Researcher and Compiler William Harvey Green Sylvia Gearheart Albert, Argabright Family of Floyd, Franklin, and Montgomery Counties, Virginia.
  2. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  3. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  4. [S301] National Archives and Records Administration, 1860 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S166] National Archives and Records Administration, 1870 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S33] Surnames of Families of Floyd Co., Virginia, online http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~barbr/zz_main_contents.htm
  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. [S306] Ora Belle Mayberry McColman and Others, Emera Altizer of Montgomery Co., VA and Some of his Descendants 1736-1997.

Tempaline "Tempy" Lawrence1,2

F, b. March 14, 1858, d. March 27, 1937
FatherWilliam Lawrence2,1 b. 1818, d. March 5, 1865
MotherSarah Boothe1,2 b. circa 1815, d. February 7, 1865
     Tempaline "Tempy" Lawrence was buried at Cole family cemetery on land of Bird Cole, Rt. #221, Check, Floyd Co., Virginia.3,1,4 She was born on March 14, 1858 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,1,4 She married Elder Henry Valentine Cole, son of Fleming Cole and Abigail "Abbie" Vest, on October 16, 1877 at Floyd Co., Virginia.5,3,2,1,4 As of October 16, 1877,her married name was Cole. Tempaline "Tempy" Lawrence died on March 27, 1937 at Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia, at age 79.3,4,6 She Mrs. Tenty Lawrence Cole, 79, died in her home March 27th. Funeral rites were conducted March 28th by Elder Sam Moran, followed by internment in the family burial plot. Surviving are four sons: Ernest of Elliston; Schuyler, Philadelphia; Raymond, Forest; Shirley, Florida; a granddaughter Geraldine Travis, living with her. Mrs. Cole was the widow of the late Elder Valentine Cole, a well known Primitive Baptist minister of this county, to whom she was married 58 years ago; she had been a consistent member of the Baptist church for over 40 years; she was born and reared and died in the vicinity of Locust Grove, her great grandfather Lawrence being one of the earliest settlers of this county. circa April, 1937.3

Census Records

1880Dwelling 69, District 29, Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia7
1890Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia8
1900Dwelling 166, District 17, Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia9
1910Dwelling 29, District 50, Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia10
1920Dwelling 101, District 98, Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia11
1930Dwelling 11, District 9, Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia12

Family

Elder Henry Valentine Cole b. June 7, 1853, d. December 13, 1935
Marriage*Tempaline "Tempy" Lawrence married Elder Henry Valentine Cole, son of Fleming Cole and Abigail "Abbie" Vest, on October 16, 1877 at Floyd Co., Virginia.5,3,2,1,4 
Children

Citations

  1. [S331] William Lindsay Lawrence, Judy G. Blackwell, Erma C. Sowers, and Mabel Collins Willis Ora Belle Mayberry McColeman, Descendants of Elder John Lawrence.
  2. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  3. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, From an undated obituary.
  4. [S349] Erma C. Sowers, A Report on the Descendants of Henry Iddings and Abigail Richardson.
  5. [S116] Floyd Press, From the Elder Valentine Cole obituary in the Dec 14, 1935 edition.
  6. [S1569] Funeral records of Mr. Marion Thomas Hall, online http://www.rootsweb.com/~vafloyd/recordsofmarionthomashall.htm
  7. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.
  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. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  14. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.

Ernest Frazier Cole1,2

M, b. April 22, 1879, d. January 24, 1973
FatherElder Henry Valentine Cole3,4,2,5,6,7 b. June 7, 1853, d. December 13, 1935
MotherTempaline "Tempy" Lawrence3,4,2,5,6,7 b. March 14, 1858, d. March 27, 1937
     His Social Security Number was 262-48-8804.8 Ernest Frazier Cole was buried at Restvale Cemetery, Rt. 221, Check, Floyd Co., Virginia; His tombstone reads "Cpl. U.S. Army WWI."9,2,5 He married Ida Lee Wickham, daughter of Christian Amos "Chris" Wickham and Ellen Julina "Lina" Cole.10,2,5 Ernest Frazier Cole was born on April 22, 1879 at Floyd Co., Virginia.8,9 He died on January 24, 1973 at Copper Hill, Floyd Co., Virginia, at age 93.9

Census Records

1890Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia11
1900Dwelling 166, District 17, Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia6
1910Dwelling 335, District 8, Covesville, Albemarle Co., Virginia12
1920Dwelling 719, District 6, Ward 2, Lynchburg, Virginia13
1930Dwelling 11, District 9, Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia7
1940District 119-53, Roanoke, Virginia14

Occupation

1910Agriculturist13
1910Fruit farmer12
1930Landscape garderner7
1940Salesman14

Family

Ida Lee Wickham b. October 13, 1892, d. November 4, 1990
Marriage*Ernest Frazier Cole married Ida Lee Wickham, daughter of Christian Amos "Chris" Wickham and Ellen Julina "Lina" Cole.10,2,5 

Citations

  1. [S81] Janice Smyth, "Cole Family Researcher Janice Smyth," e-mail to Scott Schaffer, 2001-2005.
  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. [S116] Floyd Press, From the Elder Valentine Cole obituary in the Dec 14, 1935 edition.
  4. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, From an undated obituary.
  5. [S349] Erma C. Sowers, A Report on the Descendants of Henry Iddings and Abigail Richardson.
  6. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 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 Ida M. Cole obituary in the Nov 5, 1990 edition.
  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. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.

Minnie Mable Cole1,2,3

F, b. May 19, 1885, d. January 18, 1930
FatherElder Henry Valentine Cole2,3,4,5,6,7,8 b. June 7, 1853, d. December 13, 1935
MotherTempaline "Tempy" Lawrence2,3,4,5,6,7,8 b. March 14, 1858, d. March 27, 1937
     Minnie Mable Cole was buried at Sutphin Cemetery, located behind a house at 5902 Lost Mountain Road, Bent Mountain, Roanoke Co., Virginia.1 She was born on May 19, 1885 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,2,8 She married Charlie Sutphin, son of Sidney J. Sutphin and Delilah McGrady, on January 16, 1925 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,3,4,8 As of January 16, 1925,her married name was Sutphin. Minnie Mable Cole died on January 18, 1930 at Roanoke, Virginia, at age 44; Died in childbirth along with her only child.1,3,8

Census Records

1890Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia9
1900Dwelling 166, District 17, Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia5
1910Dwelling 29, District 50, Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia6
1920Dwelling 101, District 98, Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia7

Family

Charlie Sutphin b. April 23, 1883, d. April 21, 1938
Marriage*Minnie Mable Cole married Charlie Sutphin, son of Sidney J. Sutphin and Delilah McGrady, on January 16, 1925 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,3,4,8 

Citations

  1. [S183] Roanoke Regional Preservation Office, Cemeteries in Roanoke County, Virginia.
  2. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  3. [S331] William Lindsay Lawrence, Judy G. Blackwell, Erma C. Sowers, and Mabel Collins Willis Ora Belle Mayberry McColeman, Descendants of Elder John Lawrence.
  4. [S349] Erma C. Sowers, A Report on the Descendants of Henry Iddings and Abigail Richardson.
  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. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  9. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.

Schuyler Wade Cole1,2,3,4,5

M, b. January 8, 1884, d. November 15, 1942
FatherElder Henry Valentine Cole6,7,3,2,8,9 b. June 7, 1853, d. December 13, 1935
MotherTempaline "Tempy" Lawrence6,7,2,3,8,9 b. March 14, 1858, d. March 27, 1937
     Schuyler Wade Cole was buried at Cole family cemetery on land of Bird Cole, Rt. #221, Check, Floyd Co., Virginia.1,2,8 He was born on January 8, 1884 at Floyd Co., Virginia.4,3,2,8 He married Mary Doris Howery, daughter of Joseph Lewis Howery and Orina E. "Rina" Cannaday, on May 17, 1908 at Floyd Co., Virginia.3,2,8 Schuyler Wade Cole died on November 15, 1942 at Pottstown, Pennsylvania, at age 58; Schuyler died at the home of his son Roscoe.1,2,8

Census Records

1890Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia10
1900Dwelling 166, District 17, Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia9
1920Dwelling 36, District 52, Forest, Bedford Co., Virginia5
1930Dwelling 61, District 870, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania11
1940Philadelphia State Hospital, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania12

Occupation

1920Fruit farm operator5
1930Woodwork shop night watchman11
1940Farmer12

Family

Mary Doris Howery b. September 30, 1882, d. March 11, 1961
Marriage*Schuyler Wade Cole married Mary Doris Howery, daughter of Joseph Lewis Howery and Orina E. "Rina" Cannaday, on May 17, 1908 at Floyd Co., Virginia.3,2,8 
Children

Citations

  1. [S81] Janice Smyth, "Cole Family Researcher Janice Smyth," e-mail to Scott Schaffer, 2001-2005.
  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. [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. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S116] Floyd Press, From the Elder Valentine Cole obituary in the Dec 14, 1935 edition.
  7. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, From an undated obituary.
  8. [S349] Erma C. Sowers, A Report on the Descendants of Henry Iddings and Abigail Richardson.
  9. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  10. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 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. [S5223] Social Security Administration, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.

Shirley Leon Cole1,2

M, b. June 17, 1887, d. September 2, 1968
FatherElder Henry Valentine Cole3,4,5,6,7,8 b. June 7, 1853, d. December 13, 1935
MotherTempaline "Tempy" Lawrence3,4,5,6,7,8 b. March 14, 1858, d. March 27, 1937
     Shirley Leon Cole was born on June 17, 1887 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,5,7 He married Annabelle Mill "Annie" DeWeese, daughter of Henry Cassell DeWeese and Sarah Jane Kelley, on August 19, 1915 at Floyd Co., Virginia.5,9,7 Shirley Leon Cole died on September 2, 1968 at age 81.6,7

Census Records

1890Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia10
1900Dwelling 166, District 17, Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia8
1930Dwelling 43, District 4, Floyd, Floyd Co., Virginia11

Occupation

1930County agriculture official11

Family

Annabelle Mill "Annie" DeWeese b. June 8, 1893
Marriage*Shirley Leon Cole married Annabelle Mill "Annie" DeWeese, daughter of Henry Cassell DeWeese and Sarah Jane Kelley, on August 19, 1915 at Floyd Co., Virginia.5,9,7 
Children

Citations

  1. [S533] National Archives and Records Administration, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-18.
  2. [S2015] Suffolk News-Herald, From the Virginia Pauline Cole Thomas obituary in the Apr 9, 2010 edition.
  3. [S116] Floyd Press, From the Elder Valentine Cole obituary in the Dec 14, 1935 edition.
  4. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, From an undated obituary.
  5. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  6. [S331] William Lindsay Lawrence, Judy G. Blackwell, Erma C. Sowers, and Mabel Collins Willis Ora Belle Mayberry McColeman, Descendants of Elder John Lawrence.
  7. [S349] Erma C. Sowers, A Report on the Descendants of Henry Iddings and Abigail Richardson.
  8. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S134] Granddaughter Alice V. Thomas, granddaughter-in-law Mrs. Lala Vest Rev. Peter R. Vest, Rev. Peter R. Vest Files.
  10. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.
  11. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  12. [S5152] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Birth Records, 1864-2014.
  13. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.

Bura Alma Cole1,2,3

F, b. March 26, 1889, d. October 13, 1918
FatherElder Henry Valentine Cole2,4,5,6,3 b. June 7, 1853, d. December 13, 1935
MotherTempaline "Tempy" Lawrence2,4,5,6,3 b. March 14, 1858, d. March 27, 1937
     Bura Alma Cole was buried at Cole family cemetery on land of Bird Cole, Rt. #221, Check, Floyd Co., Virginia.2,4 She married Wiliam F. Travis.4,3 Her married name was Travis. Bura Alma Cole was born on March 26, 1889 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,4 She died on October 13, 1918 at Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia, at age 29.2,4,3

Census Records

1890Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia7
1900Dwelling 166, District 17, Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia5
1910Dwelling 29, District 50, Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia6

Occupation

1910Public school teacher6

Family

Wiliam F. Travis
Marriage*Bura Alma Cole married Wiliam F. Travis.4,3 
Child
  • Alma Geraldine Travis2,4

Citations

  1. [S81] Janice Smyth, "Cole Family Researcher Janice Smyth," e-mail to Scott Schaffer, 2001-2005.
  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. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  4. [S349] Erma C. Sowers, A Report on the Descendants of Henry Iddings and Abigail Richardson.
  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. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.

Claude Rodney Cole1,2,3

M, b. August 8, 1895, d. July 10, 1903
FatherElder Henry Valentine Cole2,3,4 b. June 7, 1853, d. December 13, 1935
MotherTempaline "Tempy" Lawrence2,3,4 b. March 14, 1858, d. March 27, 1937
     Claude Rodney Cole was buried at Cole family cemetery on land of Bird Cole, Rt. #221, Check, Floyd Co., Virginia.5 He was born on August 8, 1895 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1 He died on July 10, 1903 at Floyd Co., Virginia, at age 7.2,3

Census Records

1900Dwelling 166, District 17, Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia4

Citations

  1. [S81] Janice Smyth, "Cole Family Researcher Janice Smyth," e-mail to Scott Schaffer, 2001-2005.
  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. [S349] Erma C. Sowers, A Report on the Descendants of Henry Iddings and Abigail Richardson.
  4. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S992] The REED and COLE families of Floyd Co, Va., online http://familytreemaker.genealogy.com/users/r/e/e/James-R-Reed/index.html

Coy Raymond Cole1,2,3,4,5,6,7

M, b. March 12, 1897, d. December 1, 1984
FatherElder Henry Valentine Cole3,8,9,2,10,11,12,6 b. June 7, 1853, d. December 13, 1935
MotherTempaline "Tempy" Lawrence3,8,9,2,10,11,12,6 b. March 14, 1858, d. March 27, 1937
     His Social Security Number was 231-42-3691.13 Coy Raymond Cole was buried at Mount Carmel United Methodist Church, Forest, Bedford Co., Virginia.6 He was born on March 12, 1897 at Floyd Co., Virginia.13,3,7 He married Florence Epperly, daughter of John Henry Epperly and Nancy Adeline Sowers, on June 8, 1921 at Floyd Co., Virginia.3,2,10,6 Coy Raymond Cole died on December 1, 1984 at Forest, Bedford Co., Virginia, at age 87.13,6,7

Census Records

1900Dwelling 166, District 17, Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia11
1910Dwelling 29, District 50, Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia12
1920Dwelling 36, District 52, Forest, Bedford Co., VirginiaEnumerated in the household of his brother Schuyler4
1930Dwelling 4, District 6, Forest, Bedford Co., Virginia5
1940Dwelling 396, District 10-6, Forest, Bedford Co., Virginia14

Occupation

1920Fruit farmer4
1921Horticulturist3
1930Orchard horticulturist5
1940Farmer14

Family

Florence Epperly b. October 13, 1897, d. March 8, 1991
Marriage*Coy Raymond Cole married Florence Epperly, daughter of John Henry Epperly and Nancy Adeline Sowers, on June 8, 1921 at Floyd Co., Virginia.3,2,10,6 
Children

Citations

  1. [S81] Janice Smyth, "Cole Family Researcher Janice Smyth," e-mail to Scott Schaffer, 2001-2005.
  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. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  4. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  7. [S5756] Mount Carmel United Methodist Church, Bedford Co., VA, online http://www.findagrave.com/
  8. [S116] Floyd Press, From the Elder Valentine Cole obituary in the Dec 14, 1935 edition.
  9. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, From an undated obituary.
  10. [S349] Erma C. Sowers, A Report on the Descendants of Henry Iddings and Abigail Richardson.
  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. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  14. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  15. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.

Mary "Polly" Vest1,2

F, b. December 19, 1836, d. June 28, 1886
FatherCharles Vest2,1 b. May 8, 1811, d. June 10, 1880
MotherMartha A. Iddings1,2 b. 1801, d. December 7, 1858
     Mary "Polly" 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.3,4 She was born on December 19, 1836 at Floyd Co., Virginia.3,4,2,1 She married Samuel Dewey Vest, son of John "Johnny" Vest and Mary M. "Polly" Smith, on February 14, 1860 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,3,5,1 Mary "Polly" Vest died on June 28, 1886 at Floyd Co., Virginia, at age 49.3,4,1

Family

Samuel Dewey Vest b. August 5, 1838, d. May 13, 1911
Marriage*She married Samuel Dewey Vest, son of John "Johnny" Vest and Mary M. "Polly" Smith, on February 14, 1860 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,3,5,1 
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. [S224] Ruth G. Hale & Glenna G. Garner, Vest Cemetery.
  4. [S294] Franklin County Historical Society, Franklin County, VA Cemeteries.
  5. [S343] Barbara Stanley (e-mail address), Willis Vest in "Floyd Co., Virginia Listserve," listserve message Apr 18, 2004.
  6. [S98] Erma Conner Sowers, Descendants of Littleberry Vest.

George Lemuel Argabright1

M, b. November, 1850, d. January 8, 1931
FatherJonathan Andrew Argabright2,3 b. circa 1821, d. before 1890
MotherJane Ann Wimmer2,3 b. May, 1820
     George Lemuel Argabright was buried at Piedmont Cemetery, Rt. 11 to Shawsville, turn at nursing home, Rt. 637, about 8 miles on the left, Montgomery Co., Virginia.1 He was born in November, 1850 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,4,3 He married Lorena/Laurena Isabell/Isabelle Conner, daughter of Andrew C. Conner and Matilda Ann Walters, on January 15, 1893 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,3,5 George Lemuel Argabright died on January 8, 1931 at Montgomery Co., Virginia, at age 80.1

Census Records

1890Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia6
1900Dwelling 298, District 19, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia4
1910Dwelling 165, District 53, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia7
1920Dwelling 248, District 104, Alleghany, Montgomery Co., Virginia8
1930Dwelling 18, District 2, Alleghany, Montgomery Co., Virginia9

Occupation

1900Farmer4
1910Farmer7
1920Farmer8
1930Farmer9

Family

Lorena/Laurena Isabell/Isabelle Conner b. May 25, 1858, d. November 18, 1946
Marriage*George Lemuel Argabright married Lorena/Laurena Isabell/Isabelle Conner, daughter of Andrew C. Conner and Matilda Ann Walters, on January 15, 1893 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,3,5 
Children

Citations

  1. [S1693] W. W. Likens, Records of Death - Book 13, Grant Bryant Funeral Home Records Oct 16, 1925 - Jan 31, 1933.
  2. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  3. [S342] Researcher and Compiler William Harvey Green Sylvia Gearheart Albert, Argabright Family of Floyd, Franklin, and Montgomery Counties, Virginia.
  4. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  6. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  10. [S306] Ora Belle Mayberry McColman and Others, Emera Altizer of Montgomery Co., VA and Some of his Descendants 1736-1997.

Oran William "Jack" Poff1

M, b. December 21, 1897, d. February 25, 1962
FatherFleming Jacob Valentine Poff2,1,3,4,5 b. February 28, 1865, d. February 8, 1919
MotherMary Frances Lawrence2,6,3,4,5 b. January 7, 1874, d. June 28, 1942
     His Social Security Number was 226-01-9033.7 Oran William "Jack" Poff was buried at Sherwood Burial Park, 1045 Lynchburg Turnpike, Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia.8,9 He was born on December 21, 1897 at Floyd Co., Virginia.7,8 He married Maxie Mae Thompson on June 14, 1926 at Bristol, Virginia.10,1,11 Oran William "Jack" Poff died on February 25, 1962 at Roanoke, Virginia, at age 64.8,9

Census Records

1900Dwelling 28, District 75, Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia4
1910Dwelling 367, District 133, Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia2
1920Dwelling 320, District 29, Roanoke, Virginia6
1930Dwelling 111, District 12, Roanoke, Virginia12

Occupation

1920Railroad laborer6
1930Marble works marble cutter12

Family

Maxie Mae Thompson b. March 1, 1909, d. January 17, 1994
Marriage*Oran William "Jack" Poff married Maxie Mae Thompson on June 14, 1926 at Bristol, Virginia.10,1,11 
Children

Citations

  1. [S704] Cheryl Unknown (great-granddaughter) and Robert Franklin Poff (great-grandson), Oran William Poff in "Poff Surname Listserve," listserve message Jan 27, 2000.
  2. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S331] William Lindsay Lawrence, Judy G. Blackwell, Erma C. Sowers, and Mabel Collins Willis Ora Belle Mayberry McColeman, Descendants of Elder John Lawrence.
  4. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S686] Roanoke World News, From the F. J. V. Poff obituary in the Feb 11, 1919 edition.
  6. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  8. [S2251] Sherwood Burial Park, Roanoke Co., VA, online http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&GSln=poff&GSbyrel=in&GSdyrel=in&GSst=48&GScntry=4&GSob=n&GRid=40016666&CRid=728583&df=all&
  9. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  10. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Maxine Thompson Poff obituary in the Jan 19, 1994 edition.
  11. [S2415] Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940, online https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://hr-search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1708698
  12. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  13. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Aletha Mae Poff Loop obituary in the Jan 5, 2010 edition.
  14. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.

Maxie Mae Thompson1,2

F, b. March 1, 1909, d. January 17, 1994
     Maxie Mae Thompson was buried at Sherwood Burial Park, 1045 Lynchburg Turnpike, Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia.1 Her Social Security Number was 228-48-1876.3 She was born on March 1, 1909 at Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia.3,4,1 She married Oran William "Jack" Poff, son of Fleming Jacob Valentine Poff and Mary Frances Lawrence, on June 14, 1926 at Bristol, Virginia.1,5,2 As of June 14, 1926,her married name was Poff.2 Maxie Mae Thompson died on January 17, 1994 at Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia, at age 84.3,1 She POFF, Maxie Thompson, 84, of Salem, died Monday, January 17, 1994, in Richfield Nursing Center. She was a life long Salem resident and was a member of Fort Lewis Baptist Church for the past 50 years. She was preceded in death by her husband, O.W. (Jack) Poff; a son, Billy O. Poff; grandson, J. W. Poff. Survivors include two sons, Jimmy E. Poff of Fincastle, Robert F. Poff of Salem; two daughters and son-in-law, Aletha M. Loop of Salem, Betty and Fred Whitt, Roanoke; one brother, Harold Thompson, Roanoke; two sisters, Patti Wills, Fairfax, Bretha White, Lynchburg; 13 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be on Friday 11 a.m. in the John M. Oakeys & Son Chapel, Salem by the Rev. Leonard Southern and Rev. J. W. Hatten. Grandsons will be pallbearer. Burial will follow in Sherwood Memorial Park. The family will receive friends Thursday at the funeral home from 7 to 9 p.m. on January 19, 1994.1

Census Records

1930Dwelling 111, District 12, Roanoke, Virginia4

Family

Oran William "Jack" Poff b. December 21, 1897, d. February 25, 1962
Marriage*Maxie Mae Thompson married Oran William "Jack" Poff, son of Fleming Jacob Valentine Poff and Mary Frances Lawrence, on June 14, 1926 at Bristol, Virginia.1,5,2 
Children

Citations

  1. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Maxine Thompson Poff obituary in the Jan 19, 1994 edition.
  2. [S2415] Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940, online https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://hr-search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1708698
  3. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  4. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S704] Cheryl Unknown (great-granddaughter) and Robert Franklin Poff (great-grandson), Oran William Poff in "Poff Surname Listserve," listserve message Jan 27, 2000.
  6. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Aletha Mae Poff Loop obituary in the Jan 5, 2010 edition.
  7. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  8. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.

Fred Lee "Freddie" Poff Sr.1,2,3,4,5

M, b. June 12, 1893, d. December 20, 1957
FatherFleming Jacob Valentine Poff1,3,6,7,5,8 b. February 28, 1865, d. February 8, 1919
MotherMary Frances Lawrence1,3,6,7,5,8 b. January 7, 1874, d. June 28, 1942
     Fred Lee "Freddie" Poff Sr. was buried at Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens, 5737 Airport Road NW, Roanoke, Virginia.5 He was born on June 12, 1893 at Floyd Co., Virginia.4,7,5 He married Maude Odell "Mamie" Cole, daughter of William Letcher "Willy L." Cole and Lucy Pearl "Pearlie" Flinchum, on November 17, 1917.9,3 Fred Lee "Freddie" Poff Sr. died on December 20, 1957 at Roanoke, Virginia, at age 64.5

Census Records

1900Dwelling 28, District 75, Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia6
1910Dwelling 166, District 106, Jefferson Ward, Roanoke, VirginiaAlso enumerated in the household of his cousin Greenville T. Poff1
1910Dwelling 367, District 133, Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia1
1920Dwelling 266, District 29, Roanoke, Virginia2
1930Dwelling 290, District 2, Big Lick, Roanoke Co., Virginia10
1940Dwelling 54, District 81-4B, North Roanoke, Roanoke Co., Virginia11

Occupation

1910Steam laundry driver1
1910Farm laborer1
1920Railroad laborer2
1930House painter10
1940House painter11

Family

Maude Odell "Mamie" Cole b. February 8, 1897, d. October 14, 2003
Marriage*Fred Lee "Freddie" Poff Sr. married Maude Odell "Mamie" Cole, daughter of William Letcher "Willy L." Cole and Lucy Pearl "Pearlie" Flinchum, on November 17, 1917.9,3 
Child

Citations

  1. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S331] William Lindsay Lawrence, Judy G. Blackwell, Erma C. Sowers, and Mabel Collins Willis Ora Belle Mayberry McColeman, Descendants of Elder John Lawrence.
  4. [S533] National Archives and Records Administration, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-18.
  5. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  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. [S686] Roanoke World News, From the F. J. V. Poff obituary in the Feb 11, 1919 edition.
  9. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Mamie Cole Poff Wingfield obitutary in the Oct 17, 2003 edition.
  10. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  11. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.

Posy Leonard Poff1,2,3

M, b. August 10, 1894, d. May 15, 1956
FatherFleming Jacob Valentine Poff4,5,6,7,3,8 b. February 28, 1865, d. February 8, 1919
MotherMary Frances Lawrence4,5,6,7,3,8 b. January 7, 1874, d. June 28, 1942
     Posy Leonard Poff was buried at Fair View Cemetery, 3300 Melrose Ave. N.W., Roanoke, Virginia.2,3 He was born on August 10, 1894 at Check, Floyd Co., Virginia.1,7,3 He married Jennie James Williams on December 1, 1916 at Roanoke, Virginia.5,3 Posy Leonard Poff died on May 15, 1956 at Roanoke, Virginia, at age 61.3

Census Records

1900Dwelling 28, District 75, Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia6
1910Dwelling 367, District 133, Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia4
1920Dwelling 555, District 23, Jefferson Ward, Roanoke, Virginia9
1930Dwelling 18, District 16, East Rainelle, Greenbrier Co., West Virginia10
1940Dwelling 33, District 81-6, Big Lick, Roanoke Co., Virginia11

Occupation

1920Express messenger9
1930Carpenter10
1940Powerhouse operator11

Family

Jennie James Williams b. March 8, 1894, d. October 4, 1956
Marriage*Posy Leonard Poff married Jennie James Williams on December 1, 1916 at Roanoke, Virginia.5,3 
Children

Citations

  1. [S533] National Archives and Records Administration, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-18.
  2. [S1521] The Fair View Group, online http://www.thefairviewgroup.org/index.shtml
  3. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  4. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  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. [S686] Roanoke World News, From the F. J. V. Poff obituary in the Feb 11, 1919 edition.
  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. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  13. [S5223] Social Security Administration, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.

Eutaw Vernon Poff1,2,3,4

M, b. January 3, 1896, d. September 4, 1967
FatherFleming Jacob Valentine Poff5,2,6,7,4,8 b. February 28, 1865, d. February 8, 1919
MotherMary Frances Lawrence5,2,6,7,4,8 b. January 7, 1874, d. June 28, 1942
     His Social Security Number was 224-09-3610.9 Eutaw Vernon Poff was buried at Evergreen Burial Park, 1307 Summit Ave SW, Roanoke, Virginia.10,4 He was born on January 3, 1896 at Floyd Co., Virginia.9,3,7,4 He married Mary Edna Epperly, daughter of J. P. Epperly, on June 30, 1914 at Roanoke, Virginia.1,10,11,2,4 Eutaw Vernon Poff died on September 4, 1967 at Roanoke, Virginia, at age 71.10,4 He Eutaw V. Poff, 71 of 2465 Tillett Road, SW, died Monday at a Roanoke hospital. He was founder of E. V. Poff & Sons Monuments, Inc.Surviving are his wife, Mary Epperly Poff; two daughters, Mrs. E. C. Gravett, Mrs. Rethia McKinney, Roanoke; a brother, Carl W. Poff, Roanoke; a sister, Mrs Omega Conner, Salem. The funeral will be at 3 p.m. Wednesday at Roanoke Primitive Baptist Church, with burial in Evergreen. Lotz is handling arrangements. on September 5, 1967.10

Census Records

1900Dwelling 28, District 75, Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia6
1910Dwelling 367, District 133, Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia5
1920Dwelling 123, District 45, Roanoke, Virginia12
1930Dwelling 109, District 12, Roanoke, Virginia13
1940Dwelling 19, District 119-21, Roanoke, Virginia14

Occupation

1920Railroad shop blacksmith12
1930Marble works foreman13
1940Marble works foreman14

Family

Mary Edna Epperly b. May 8, 1895, d. May 1, 1988
Marriage*Eutaw Vernon Poff married Mary Edna Epperly, daughter of J. P. Epperly, on June 30, 1914 at Roanoke, Virginia.1,10,11,2,4 
Children

Citations

  1. [S552] Floyd County, Virginia Mailing List Web Site Walters - Poff and Allied Family Marriages, online http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~barbs/page17.html
  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. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  5. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  7. [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. [S686] Roanoke World News, From the F. J. V. Poff obituary in the Feb 11, 1919 edition.
  9. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  10. [S686] Roanoke World News, From the Eutaw V. Poff obit in the Sep 5, 1967 edition.
  11. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Mary Epperly Poff obituary in the May 2, 1988 edition.
  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. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.

Mary Edna Epperly1,2,3,4

F, b. May 8, 1895, d. May 1, 1988
FatherJ. P. Epperly3
     Mary Edna Epperly was buried at Evergreen Burial Park, 1307 Summit Ave SW, Roanoke, Virginia.2 Her Social Security Number was 224-92-0296.5 She was born on May 8, 1895 at Virginia.6,5 She married Eutaw Vernon Poff, son of Fleming Jacob Valentine Poff and Mary Frances Lawrence, on June 30, 1914 at Roanoke, Virginia.1,7,2,3,8 As of June 30, 1914,her married name was Poff. Mary Edna Epperly died on May 1, 1988 at Virginia at age 92.5,2 She Mrs. Mary Epperly Poff, 92 of Roanoke, died Sunday. Mrs. Poff was the widow of Eutaw V. Poff and is survived by a daughter Mrs. Velma Gravett, Roanoke; a sister, Mrs. Lucy Dooley, Roanoke; five grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; one great-great-granddaughter. Funeral services will be conducted from Lotz Roanoke Chapel 3 p.m. Tuesday, May 3, 1988, with Elder Leonard J. Brammer officiating. Interment in Evergreen Burial Park. The family will receive friends at Lotz Gardian Chapel, Roanoke, 1001 Franklin Road, S.W., 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. Monday. on May 2, 1988.2

Census Records

1920Dwelling 123, District 45, Roanoke, Virginia6
1930Dwelling 109, District 12, Roanoke, Virginia9
1940Dwelling 19, District 119-21, Roanoke, Virginia4

Family

Eutaw Vernon Poff b. January 3, 1896, d. September 4, 1967
Marriage*Mary Edna Epperly married Eutaw Vernon Poff, son of Fleming Jacob Valentine Poff and Mary Frances Lawrence, on June 30, 1914 at Roanoke, Virginia.1,7,2,3,8 
Children

Citations

  1. [S552] Floyd County, Virginia Mailing List Web Site Walters - Poff and Allied Family Marriages, online http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~barbs/page17.html
  2. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Mary Epperly Poff obituary in the May 2, 1988 edition.
  3. [S331] William Lindsay Lawrence, Judy G. Blackwell, Erma C. Sowers, and Mabel Collins Willis Ora Belle Mayberry McColeman, Descendants of Elder John Lawrence.
  4. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  6. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S686] Roanoke World News, From the Eutaw V. Poff obit in the Sep 5, 1967 edition.
  8. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  9. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.

Odra Pearl Poff1,2,3

F, b. March 28, 1899, d. February 24, 1961
FatherFleming Jacob Valentine Poff4,2,3,5,6 b. February 28, 1865, d. February 8, 1919
MotherMary Frances Lawrence4,1,2,3,5,6 b. January 7, 1874, d. June 28, 1942
     Odra Pearl Poff was buried at Evergreen Burial Park, 1307 Summit Ave SW, Roanoke, Virginia.7,5 She was born on March 28, 1899 at Floyd Co., Virginia.5 She married Alexander Loving Kidd on June 4, 1920 at Roanoke, Virginia.2,5 As of June 4, 1920,her married name was Kidd.2 Odra Pearl Poff died on February 24, 1961 at Roanoke, Virginia, at age 61.5

Census Records

1900Dwelling 28, District 75, Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia3
1910Dwelling 367, District 133, Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia4
1920Dwelling 320, District 29, Roanoke, Virginia1
1930Dwelling 607, District 3, Big Lick, Roanoke Co., Virginia8
1940Dwelling 229, District 119-53, Roanoke, Virginia9

Occupation

1920Silk mill clerk1
1930Silk mill secretary8
1940Rayon mill clerk9

Family

Alexander Loving Kidd b. December 11, 1891, d. October 18, 1949
Marriage*Odra Pearl Poff married Alexander Loving Kidd on June 4, 1920 at Roanoke, Virginia.2,5 
Child

Citations

  1. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  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. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  6. [S686] Roanoke World News, From the F. J. V. Poff obituary in the Feb 11, 1919 edition.
  7. [S2723] Roanoke City VA Archives - Evergreen Cemetery, online http://files.usgwarchives.org/va/roanokecity/cemeteries/
  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. [S5223] Social Security Administration, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.

Gay Frances Wellington1,2

F, b. January 27, 1933, d. July 2, 2003
FatherHerman Lewis "Duke" Wellington3,4 b. May 22, 1908, d. December 10, 1969
MotherRose J. "Rosie" Knopp3,4 b. April 10, 1910, d. November 25, 1982
     Gay Frances Wellington was buried at Eden Memorial Park, Mission Hills, Los Angeles Co., California.2 Her Social Security Number was 563-40-9741.5 She was born on January 27, 1933 at Brooklyn, New York.2,5 She married Eugene Shia/Shy "Gene" Knoppow, son of Abraham "Abe" Knoppow and Elizabeth "Lizzie" Galperen, on March 6, 1954 at Bel Air, Los Angeles Co., California.3,1 As of March 6, 1954,her married name was Knoppow. Gay Frances Wellington died on July 2, 2003 at Northridge, Los Angeles Co., California, at age 70.2,5 She Knoppow, Gay Frances (January 27, 1933 - July 2, 2003) Beloved wife of the late Eugene Knoppow. Survived by daughters Lisa Sotiropoulous and Debra Schaffer (Scott); adoring grandchildren Ariana Sotiropoulous, Holly and Lindsey Kiamanesh; sister, Edith Smith (Russell) and sister-in-law, Sue Appel, son-in-law, Kambiz Kiamanesh. Services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Sunday, July 6, 2003, at Eden Memorial Park, Mission Hills. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Diabetes Association. on July 5, 2003.2

Census Records

1940Dwelling 24, District 24-394B, New York, Kings Co., New York4

Occupation

Artist

Family

Eugene Shia/Shy "Gene" Knoppow b. May 12, 1930, d. November 6, 1992
Marriage*Gay Frances Wellington married Eugene Shia/Shy "Gene" Knoppow, son of Abraham "Abe" Knoppow and Elizabeth "Lizzie" Galperen, on March 6, 1954 at Bel Air, Los Angeles Co., California.3,1 
Children
  • Debra Ruth Knoppow2
  • Lisa Ann Knoppow2

Citations

  1. [S4041] California Department of Health and Welfare. California Vital Records, California, Marriage Index, 1949-1959.
  2. [S513] Los Angeles Times, From the Gay Frances Knoppow obituary in the Jul 5, 2003 edition.
  3. [S316] "Personal knowledge of author Scott A. Schaffer,."
  4. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.

Robert Hunter "Bobby" Williams1,2,3

M, b. January 18, 1928, d. August 25, 2001
FatherLawrence Hunter "Babe" Williams4,1,5,2 b. June 23, 1903, d. April 16, 1981
MotherEdith Irene Rapp4,1,5,2 b. October 21, 1905, d. October 8, 1996
     Robert Hunter "Bobby" Williams was buried at Mountain View Cemetery, Clifton Forge, Alleghany Co., Virginia.1 His Social Security Number was 229-24-9627.6 He was born on January 18, 1928 at Clifton Forge, Alleghany Co., Virginia.6,1,3 He married Ella Louise "Weesie" Reynolds, daughter of Glen C. Reynolds Sr. and Mildred Sampson, on June 28, 1954 at Clifton Forge, Alleghany Co., Virginia.1,2 Robert Hunter "Bobby" Williams died on August 25, 2001 at Myrtle Beach, Horry Co., South Carolina, at age 73.6,1 He Robert H. "Bobby" Williams, age 73, of 4 Ingalls Circle, Clifton Forge died Saturday, August 25, 2001 in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. Mr. Williams was born in Clifton Forge on January 18, 1928 a son of the late Lawrence Hunter Williams and Edith Rapp Williams. Bobby was the owner of Zimmerman's Clothing Store in Clifton Forge, a member and elder of the Clifton Forge Presbyterian Church, member of the Men's Bible Class, member of the Clifton Forge Elks Club #1065 and the Cliftondale Country Club. He also served in the US Army during WW II. Surviving are his wife Louise "Weesie" Reynolds Williams of Clifton Forge; one daughter and son-in-law, Bobbi Jean and Robert Dillon of Christiansburg; one son and daughter-in-law, Robert Hunter and Michelle Greet Williams, Jr. of Astoria, New York. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by a brother Rayburn A. Williams. A funeral service will be conducted at 11:00 A .M. Thursday, August 30, 2001 from the Nicely Funeral Home Chapel, Clifton Forge with Dr. William Leonard officiating and assisted by Dr. William O. Moore, Jr. Entombment will follow in the Mountain View Mausoleum, Clifton Forge. The family will receive friends Wednesday evening from 5:00 to 8:30 PM at Nicely Funeral Home. on August 27, 2001.1

Census Records

1940Dwelling 39, District 105-3, Clifton Forge, Alleghany Co., Virginia5

Family

Ella Louise "Weesie" Reynolds b. December 7, 1930, d. April 9, 2004
Marriage*Robert Hunter "Bobby" Williams married Ella Louise "Weesie" Reynolds, daughter of Glen C. Reynolds Sr. and Mildred Sampson, on June 28, 1954 at Clifton Forge, Alleghany Co., Virginia.1,2 
Children
  • Bobbi Jean Williams7,1
  • Robert Hunter Williams Jr.7,1

Citations

  1. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, From the Robert H. Williams obituary in an Aug 27, 2001 edition.
  2. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  3. [S5152] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Birth Records, 1864-2014.
  4. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Rayburn Albert Williams obituary in the Jun 3, 1999 edition.
  5. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  7. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Ella Louise Reynolds Williams obituary in the Apr 10, 2004 edition.

Bobby Hylton Conner1,2,3,4,5,6,7

M, b. June 19, 1928, d. May 18, 2009
FatherHozie Lonzie Conner8,1,9 b. April 18, 1905, d. September 1, 1942
MotherIzola Angeline Hylton8,1,10,9 b. January 20, 1908, d. October 31, 1973
     Bobby Hylton Conner was buried at Greenwood Memorial Gardens, 12609 Patterson Avenue, Goochland, Goochland Co., Virginia.2,3 He was born on June 19, 1928 at Floyd Co., Virginia.5,6 He married Deloris Lee Gallimore on July 3, 1949 at Crumpler, McDowell Co., West Virginia.1,4,7 Bobby Hylton Conner died on May 18, 2009 at Richmond, Virginia, at age 80.2,4 He CONNER, Bobby Hylton, 80, departed from this earth on May 18, 2009. He was preceded in death by his wife, Deloris G. Conner. He is survived by his children, Randall and Bernadette Conner, Lynn Dionne and husband Charles and Elizabeth Hebert and husband Bobby; grandchildren, Justin, Andrew, Christian, Matthew, Lindsey and Anna; and a special friend, Barbara Wheat. Bobby was the Fuels Tax Manager for the State of Virginia and retired after 30 years of service. The family received friends on Wednesday, May 20, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the West Chapel of Bennett Funeral Home, 11020 W. Board Street, also where a funeral service will be conducted Thursday, May 21, at 10 a.m. Interment to follow in Greenwood Memorial Gardens. Memorial contributions may be made to Skipwith United Methodist Church. on May 21, 2009.2

Census Records

1930Dwelling 77, District 5, Court House District, Floyd Co., Virginia10
1940Dwelling 51, District 32-7, Court House District, Floyd Co., Virginia9

Family

Deloris Lee Gallimore b. February 20, 1930, d. December 22, 1988
Marriage*Bobby Hylton Conner married Deloris Lee Gallimore on July 3, 1949 at Crumpler, McDowell Co., West Virginia.1,4,7 
Children
  • Charles Randall Conner1,2,11
  • Lynn Marie Conner2,11
  • Elizabeth Ann Conner2,11

Citations

  1. [S582] John Winfield Spangler, John Winfield Spangler Research Papers.
  2. [S116] Floyd Press, From the Bobby Hylton Conner obituiary in the May 21, 2009 edition.
  3. [S2688] Greenwood Memorial Gardens, Goochland Co., VA, online http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&GSln=conner&GSiman=1&GScid=829703&GRid=39380354&CRid=829703&
  4. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  5. [S5152] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Birth Records, 1864-2014.
  6. [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.
  7. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Conner-Gallimore marriage record.
  8. [S349] Erma C. Sowers, A Report on the Descendants of Henry Iddings and Abigail Richardson.
  9. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  10. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  11. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.

Oliver Clinton Poff

M, b. January 19, 1902, d. August, 1964
FatherFleming Jacob Valentine Poff1,2,3 b. February 28, 1865, d. February 8, 1919
MotherMary Frances Lawrence1,4,2,3 b. January 7, 1874, d. June 28, 1942
     His Social Security Number was 230-12-7839.5 Oliver Clinton Poff married Florence Unknown.6 Oliver Clinton Poff was born on January 19, 1902 at Elliston, Montgomery Co., Virginia.5 He died in August, 1964 at age 62.5

Census Records

1910Dwelling 367, District 133, Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia1
1920Dwelling 320, District 29, Roanoke, Virginia4
1930Dwelling 162, District 259, Washington, D.C.7
1940Dwelling 144, Enumeration District 119-22, Roanoke, Virginia6

Occupation

1920Machinist helper4
1930Building painter7
1940House painter6

Family

Florence Unknown b. April 22, 1913, d. March, 1993
Marriage*Oliver Clinton Poff married Florence Unknown.6 
Child
  • Donald Poff6

Citations

  1. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  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. [S686] Roanoke World News, From the F. J. V. Poff obituary in the Feb 11, 1919 edition.
  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. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.

Ocie Edith Poff1,2,3,4

F, b. February 19, 1903, d. January 2, 1959
FatherFleming Jacob Valentine Poff5,6,4,7 b. February 28, 1865, d. February 8, 1919
MotherMary Frances Lawrence5,8,6,4,7 b. January 7, 1874, d. June 28, 1942
     Ocie Edith Poff was buried at Sherwood Burial Park, 1045 Lynchburg Turnpike, Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia.9,4 She was born on February 19, 1903 at Elliston, Montgomery Co., Virginia.9 As of October 22, 1921,her married name was Bowling.1,3 She married Oswell Cooper Bowling on October 22, 1921 at Raleigh Co., West Virginia.1,2,3,4 Ocie Edith Poff died on January 2, 1959 at Roanoke, Virginia, at age 55.9,4

Census Records

1910Dwelling 367, District 133, Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia5
1920Dwelling 320, District 29, Roanoke, Virginia8
1930Dwelling 132 District 14, Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia10
1940Dwelling 31, District 81-25, Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia11

Family

Oswell Cooper Bowling b. July 28, 1898, d. January 7, 1981
Marriage*Ocie Edith Poff married Oswell Cooper Bowling on October 22, 1921 at Raleigh Co., West Virginia.1,2,3,4 
Children

Citations

  1. [S362] Cambree Harris (granddaughter), "Poff Family (Ocie Edith Poff)," e-mail to Scott Schaffer, May 6, 2004.
  2. [S1613] Ahnentafel of Lynn Carol Bowling, online http://lynn_c_bowling.tripod.com/id8.html
  3. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Bowling-Poff marriage record.
  4. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  5. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S331] William Lindsay Lawrence, Judy G. Blackwell, Erma C. Sowers, and Mabel Collins Willis Ora Belle Mayberry McColeman, Descendants of Elder John Lawrence.
  7. [S686] Roanoke World News, From the F. J. V. Poff obituary in the Feb 11, 1919 edition.
  8. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S2251] Sherwood Burial Park, Roanoke Co., VA, online http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&GSln=poff&GSbyrel=in&GSdyrel=in&GSst=48&GScntry=4&GSob=n&GRid=40016666&CRid=728583&df=all&
  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. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  13. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Veta Bowling Whitt obituary in the Oct 24, 2020 edition.

Carl Wade Poff1,2,3,4,5

M, b. July 22, 1905, d. September 24, 1970
FatherFleming Jacob Valentine Poff1,3,5,6 b. February 28, 1865, d. February 8, 1919
MotherMary Frances Lawrence1,2,3,5,6 b. January 7, 1874, d. June 28, 1942
     His Social Security Number was 224-09-3615.7 Carl Wade Poff was buried at Evergreen Burial Park, 1307 Summit Ave SW, Roanoke, Virginia.4,5 He was born on July 22, 1905 at Virginia.1,7,4,5 He married Thelma Ernestine Winn circa 1925.8,4,5 Carl Wade Poff died on September 24, 1970 at Roanoke, Virginia, at age 65.4,5

Census Records

1910Dwelling 367, District 133, Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia1
1920Dwelling 320, District 29, Roanoke, Virginia2
1930Dwelling 290, District 2, Big Lick, Roanoke Co., Virginia8
1940Dwelling 326, District 119-25, Roanoke, Virginia9

Occupation

1930House painter8
1940Steam railroad locomotive fireman9

Family

Thelma Ernestine Winn b. April 5, 1909, d. December 5, 1967
Marriage*Carl Wade Poff married Thelma Ernestine Winn circa 1925.8,4,5 

Citations

  1. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S331] William Lindsay Lawrence, Judy G. Blackwell, Erma C. Sowers, and Mabel Collins Willis Ora Belle Mayberry McColeman, Descendants of Elder John Lawrence.
  4. [S2253] Evergreen Burial Park, Roanoke VA, online http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&GSln=poff&GSbyrel=in&GSdyrel=in&GSst=48&GScntry=4&GSob=n&GRid=61845073&CRid=50174&df=all&
  5. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  6. [S686] Roanoke World News, From the F. J. V. Poff obituary in the Feb 11, 1919 edition.
  7. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  8. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.

Omega Arlington Poff1,2

F, b. March 31, 1915, d. January 1, 1972
FatherFleming Jacob Valentine Poff1,3,4 b. February 28, 1865, d. February 8, 1919
MotherMary Frances Lawrence5,1,3,4 b. January 7, 1874, d. June 28, 1942
     Omega Arlington Poff was buried at Sherwood Burial Park, 1045 Lynchburg Turnpike, Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia.2,3 She was born on March 31, 1915 at Virginia.3 She married Wallace Allen Conner, son of Allen Elbert Conner and Mattie Ellen LaPrad, on December 22, 1934 at Roanoke Co., Virginia.1,2,3 As of December 22, 1934,her married name was Conner. Omega Arlington Poff died on January 1, 1972 at Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia, at age 56.3

Census Records

1920Dwelling 320, District 29, Roanoke, Virginia5
1930Dwelling 607, District 3, Big Lick, Roanoke Co., Virginia6
1940Dwelling 4, District 81-25, Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia7

Family

Wallace Allen Conner b. January 16, 1912, d. November 8, 1997
Marriage*Omega Arlington Poff married Wallace Allen Conner, son of Allen Elbert Conner and Mattie Ellen LaPrad, on December 22, 1934 at Roanoke Co., Virginia.1,2,3 
Children

Citations

  1. [S331] William Lindsay Lawrence, Judy G. Blackwell, Erma C. Sowers, and Mabel Collins Willis Ora Belle Mayberry McColeman, Descendants of Elder John Lawrence.
  2. [S1329] Sherwood Memorial Park, Sherwood Memorial Park (Conner Lot Inquiry List).
  3. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  4. [S686] Roanoke World News, From the F. J. V. Poff obituary in the Feb 11, 1919 edition.
  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. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.