Infant McNeil1

F, b. February 18, 1913, d. February 18, 1913
FatherCharles Clifton "Charlie" McNeil2,3,4,1 b. July 8, 1890, d. September 11, 1975
MotherRispy I. Muncy2,4,1 b. March 6, 1896, d. September 14, 1914
     Infant McNeil was buried at McNeil Cemetery, Griffith Creek Road, Floyd Co., Virginia.4 She died on February 18, 1913 at Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia.1 She was born on February 18, 1913 at Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia.2,1

Citations

  1. [S1033] Unknown name of person, Virginia Department of Health Death Certificate, From the infant McNeil death certificate.
  2. [S911] Paul McNeil, "McNeil Genealogy."
  3. [S1569] Funeral records of Mr. Marion Thomas Hall, online http://www.rootsweb.com/~vafloyd/recordsofmarionthomashall.htm
  4. [S1733] McNeil Cemetery, Floyd Co., VA, online http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~vafloyd/McNeilCemetery.html

Cecil Ray "Bill" Austin1,2,3

M, b. March 21, 1915, d. March 12, 2000
FatherJessie Vinton R. Austin1,4,3,2,5 b. June 3, 1886, d. September 28, 1960
MotherNannie Gay Clower1,2,3,5 b. August 17, 1885, d. October 23, 1948
     Cecil Ray "Bill" Austin was buried at Wilson Cemetery, Daniel's Run Road (Rt. 661), Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia.6,1 His Social Security Number was 154-07-5489.7 He was born on March 21, 1915 at Floyd Co., Virginia.7,6,3,2,5 He married Hazel Avice Whitenack, daughter of Chester William Whitenack and Gracie Ella Vest, on July 11, 1935 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,8,3,5 Cecil Ray "Bill" Austin died on March 12, 2000 at Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia, at age 84.7,6 He AUSTIN, Cecil R., "Bill," 84, of Christiansburg, after an illustrious life and a recent battle with diabetes, went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, March 12, 2000. He was retired from the Radford Army Ammunition Plant after 33 years service. He was a member of McDaniel Lodge A F & A M #86 for 38 years. The loving husband for 64 years to his wife, Hazel, who passed away January 26, 2000. The son of Jesse Vinton and Nanny Gay Austin. He will be remembered as a loving and dedicated father, grandfather, and a very special person and friend to all who knew him. Surviving are a son and daughter-in-law, Lindsy R. and Barbara Austin of Salem; daughter and son-in-law, Judy A. and Larry Atkinson of Elliston; grandchildren, Ronnie Austin, Austin, Texas, Cheryl Austin, Roanoke, Sonya Austin, Elliston, Rhonda Martin, Don Joe and Shawna Hall, all of Christiansburg; stepgrandchildren, Mike and Laura Henry, Clermont, Fla., Scott and Julie Henry, Ashburn, Ken White, Savannah, Ga., Lorrie and Tim Earp, Charlotte, N.C; great-grandchildren, Robbie and Yvette Martin and Amber Hall, Christiansburg, Hannah Austin, Elliston; stepgreat-grandchildren, Alden and Abby Henry, Clermont, Fla., Christopher and Matthew Henry, Ashburn; and many nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at Wood Funeral Home in Floyd with the Rev. William R. Smith officiating. Interment will be in the Wilson Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday, 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m., Tuesday at Wood Funeral Home. on March 13, 2000.1

Census Records

1940Dwelling 151, District 32-11, Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia9

Occupation

1940Farmer9

Family

Hazel Avice Whitenack b. August 13, 1919, d. January 26, 2000
Marriage*Cecil Ray "Bill" Austin married Hazel Avice Whitenack, daughter of Chester William Whitenack and Gracie Ella Vest, on July 11, 1935 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,8,3,5 
Children

Citations

  1. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Cecil R. Austin obit in the Mar 13, 2000 edition.
  2. [S12] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 5, 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. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, Funeral pamphlet for Jessie Vinton Austin.
  5. [S349] Erma C. Sowers, A Report on the Descendants of Henry Iddings and Abigail Richardson.
  6. [S920] Paul Craghead, Wilson Cemetery, Floyd Co., VA.
  7. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  8. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Hazel Whitenack obituary in the Jan 28, 2000 edition.
  9. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  10. [S849] Jack Spangler (e-mail address), Descendants of Daniel and Mary Spangler, Franklin County, Virginia 1773.
  11. [S13] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 6, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  12. [S881] VA Montgomery Co., Register 12, Montgomery Co., VA Marriage Records.

Jessie Vinton R. Austin1,2,3,4

M, b. June 3, 1886, d. September 28, 1960
FatherJoseph Henderson Austin2 b. February 8, 1859, d. March 5, 1944
MotherMary Catherine Akers2 b. July 5, 1860, d. May 1, 1901
     Jessie Vinton R. Austin was buried at Wilson Cemetery, Daniel's Run Road (Rt. 661), Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia.1,5,6 He was born on June 3, 1886 at Floyd Co., Virginia; His WWII Draft Registration card has a birth date of Jun 3, 1887.1,5,3,2,6,4,7 He married Nannie Gay Clower, daughter of Pleasant Green Clower and Sarah Elizabeth Spangler, on July 14, 1907 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2 Jessie Vinton R. Austin died on September 28, 1960 at age 74.1,5,3,6

Census Records

1890Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia8

Family

Nannie Gay Clower b. August 17, 1885, d. October 23, 1948
Marriage*Jessie Vinton R. Austin married Nannie Gay Clower, daughter of Pleasant Green Clower and Sarah Elizabeth Spangler, on July 14, 1907 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2 
Children

Citations

  1. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, Funeral pamphlet for Jessie Vinton Austin.
  2. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  3. [S849] Jack Spangler (e-mail address), Descendants of Daniel and Mary Spangler, Franklin County, Virginia 1773.
  4. [S533] National Archives and Records Administration, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-18.
  5. [S292] Rena Worthen & Margarette Tynan, Floyd Co. Virginia Cemetery Inscriptions, Volume 1.
  6. [S920] Paul Craghead, Wilson Cemetery, Floyd Co., VA.
  7. [S1253] Selective Service System United States, U.S. World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942.
  8. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S12] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 5, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  10. [S349] Erma C. Sowers, A Report on the Descendants of Henry Iddings and Abigail Richardson.
  11. [S331] William Lindsay Lawrence, Judy G. Blackwell, Erma C. Sowers, and Mabel Collins Willis Ora Belle Mayberry McColeman, Descendants of Elder John Lawrence.
  12. [S582] John Winfield Spangler, John Winfield Spangler Research Papers.
  13. [S5152] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Birth Records, 1864-2014.
  14. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  15. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Cecil R. Austin obit in the Mar 13, 2000 edition.

Nannie Gay Clower1,2,3

F, b. August 17, 1885, d. October 23, 1948
FatherPleasant Green Clower1,3,2 b. October 7, 1852, d. January 19, 1897
MotherSarah Elizabeth Spangler1,2,3 b. May 7, 1856, d. March 4, 1913
     Nannie Gay Clower was buried at Wilson Cemetery, Daniel's Run Road (Rt. 661), Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia.4,5 She was born on August 17, 1885 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,3,2,5 She married Jessie Vinton R. Austin, son of Joseph Henderson Austin and Mary Catherine Akers, on July 14, 1907 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2 As of July 14, 1907,her married name was Austin. Nannie Gay Clower died on October 23, 1948 at age 63.4,3,5

Census Records

1890Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia6

Family

Jessie Vinton R. Austin b. June 3, 1886, d. September 28, 1960
Marriage*Nannie Gay Clower married Jessie Vinton R. Austin, son of Joseph Henderson Austin and Mary Catherine Akers, on July 14, 1907 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2 
Children

Citations

  1. [S181] Spangler Genealogy, online http://www.spanglers.info/span.html
  2. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  3. [S849] Jack Spangler (e-mail address), Descendants of Daniel and Mary Spangler, Franklin County, Virginia 1773.
  4. [S292] Rena Worthen & Margarette Tynan, Floyd Co. Virginia Cemetery Inscriptions, Volume 1.
  5. [S920] Paul Craghead, Wilson Cemetery, Floyd Co., VA.
  6. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S12] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 5, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  8. [S349] Erma C. Sowers, A Report on the Descendants of Henry Iddings and Abigail Richardson.
  9. [S331] William Lindsay Lawrence, Judy G. Blackwell, Erma C. Sowers, and Mabel Collins Willis Ora Belle Mayberry McColeman, Descendants of Elder John Lawrence.
  10. [S582] John Winfield Spangler, John Winfield Spangler Research Papers.
  11. [S5152] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Birth Records, 1864-2014.
  12. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  13. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Cecil R. Austin obit in the Mar 13, 2000 edition.

Lydia Ann Iddings1,2,3

F, b. March 23, 1814, d. October 12, 1884
FatherHenry Iddings2 b. December 25, 1762, d. June 24, 1854
MotherAbigail Olive Richardson2 b. circa 1770, d. 1845
     Lydia Ann Iddings 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 March 23, 1814 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.4,1,2 She married Byrd/Bird Smith, son of John Smith and Rosanna Bolf/Rolf, on September 13, 1832 at Floyd Co., Virginia.5,2,3 As of September 13, 1832,her married name was Smith. Lydia Ann Iddings died on October 12, 1884 at Floyd Co., Virginia, at age 70.4,1,2

Family

Byrd/Bird Smith b. July 15, 1809, d. February 22, 1896
Marriage*She married Byrd/Bird Smith, son of John Smith and Rosanna Bolf/Rolf, on September 13, 1832 at Floyd Co., Virginia.5,2,3 
Children

Citations

  1. [S103] Raymond Iddings, The Iddings & Their Forbears.
  2. [S349] Erma C. Sowers, A Report on the Descendants of Henry Iddings and Abigail Richardson.
  3. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Lucy Biar Sisson death certificate.
  4. [S711] Pupils of Check High School, Salem Church Head of the River Cemetery.
  5. [S42] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 2, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  6. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  7. [S1693] W. W. Likens, Records of Death - Book 13, Grant Bryant Funeral Home Records Oct 16, 1925 - Jan 31, 1933.
  8. [S331] William Lindsay Lawrence, Judy G. Blackwell, Erma C. Sowers, and Mabel Collins Willis Ora Belle Mayberry McColeman, Descendants of Elder John Lawrence.
  9. [S1424] Virginia Genealogical Society, Death Records Indexing Project.

James Bernard Vest1,2,3,4,5,6

M, b. December 22, 1922, d. March 17, 2009
FatherWilliam Arthur Vest7,3,4,5,8,6,9,10 b. March 16, 1882, d. April 24, 1977
MotherNettie Mae Gearheart7,3,4,5,8,6,10 b. February 15, 1886, d. October 24, 1972
     James Bernard Vest was buried at Iddings Cemetery, intersection of Daniel's Run Road and Huffville Road, Terrys Fork, Floyd Co., Virginia.6 He was born on December 22, 1922 at Fayetteville, Fayette Co., West Virginia.6 He married Wanda Elizabeth Whitenack, daughter of Chester William Whitenack and Gracie Ella Vest, on January 19, 1946.11,3,4,6 James Bernard Vest died on March 17, 2009 at Virginia at age 86.6 He James Bernard Vest, 86, of Check, in Floyd County, Va., went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, March 17, 2009. Mr. Vest was born on December 22, 1922, in Fayetteville, W.Va., to William Arthur and Nettie Mae Gearheart Vest, who preceded him in death. He was a decorated World War II veteran and served honorably in the Medical Corps of the United States Army in Africa, Sicily, and Italy. Mr. Vest is survived by his loving wife of 63 years, Wanda Elizabeth Whitenack Vest; his children and their spouses, Carol Vest Jackson, Robert Bery and Mary Vest, and John David and Cheryl Vest. He will also be greatly missed by eight grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren. A graveside service will be held 11 a.m. on Friday, March 20, 2009, at the Iddings Cemetery at the intersection of Daniel's Run Road and Huffville Road in the Terry's Fork Community. The Reverend Matthew Kirkland will be conducting the service. Military rites will be conducted by the Disabled American Veterans of the Roanoke Valley. There will be no visitation at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Stonewall Fellowship Food, c/o Wendy Gruver, 7565 Floyd Highway North, Copper Hill, Va. 24079. Arrangements are being handled by Gardner Funeral Home, Floyd, Va. on March 19, 2009.6

Census Records

1930Dwelling 125, District 24, Town, Raleigh Co., West Virginia8
1940Dwelling 466, District 41-41, Town, Raleigh Co., West Virginia10

Family

Wanda Elizabeth Whitenack
Marriage*James Bernard Vest married Wanda Elizabeth Whitenack, daughter of Chester William Whitenack and Gracie Ella Vest, on January 19, 1946.11,3,4,6 
Children

Citations

  1. [S32] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 8, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S116] Floyd Press, From the Tiemeyer-Jackson wedding announcement in the Sep 26, 2002 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. [S349] Erma C. Sowers, A Report on the Descendants of Henry Iddings and Abigail Richardson.
  5. [S1416] Sylvia Gearheart Alpert, Gerhart/Gearhart/Gearheart Family History.
  6. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the James Bernard Vest obituary in the Mar 19, 2009 edition.
  7. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Ruth Vest Pierce obituary in the Mar 13, 2005 edition.
  8. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S116] Floyd Press, From the Sally E. Tucker obituary in the Jan 29, 1976 edition.
  10. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  11. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Hazel Whitenack obituary in the Jan 28, 2000 edition.
  12. [S10] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 7, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  13. [S116] Floyd Press, From the Abigail Elizabeth Grace Vest third birthday announcement in the Jan 20, 2005 edition.

William Arthur Vest1,2,3,4,5,6

M, b. March 16, 1882, d. April 24, 1977
FatherFloyd Vest7,3,2,5 b. April 4, 1853, d. October 28, 1937
MotherMary Jane Angle7,2,3,5 b. October 26, 1854, d. April 23, 1939
     William Arthur Vest was buried at Iddings Cemetery, intersection of Daniel's Run Road and Huffville Road, Terrys Fork, Floyd Co., Virginia.1,5 His Social Security Number was 235-07-4539.8 He was born on March 16, 1882 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,3,2,4,8 He married Nettie Mae Gearheart, daughter of John Harvey Gearheart and Massie Mahala Wilson, on April 12, 1905 at Floyd Co., Virginia.3,2 William Arthur Vest died on April 24, 1977 at Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia, at age 95.1

Census Records

1890Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia9
1910Dwelling 146, District 52, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia10
1920Dwelling 231, District 12, Fayetteville, Fayette Co., West Virginia11
1930Dwelling 125, District 24, Town, Raleigh Co., West Virginia12
1940Dwelling 466, District 41-41, Town, Raleigh Co., West Virginia13

Occupation

1910Farmer10
1920Coal miner11
1930Coal miner12
1940Coal miner13

Family

Nettie Mae Gearheart b. February 15, 1886, d. October 24, 1972
Marriage*William Arthur Vest married Nettie Mae Gearheart, daughter of John Harvey Gearheart and Massie Mahala Wilson, on April 12, 1905 at Floyd Co., Virginia.3,2 
Children

Citations

  1. [S292] Rena Worthen & Margarette Tynan, Floyd Co. Virginia Cemetery Inscriptions, Volume 1.
  2. [S98] Erma Conner Sowers, Descendants of Littleberry Vest.
  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. [S1416] Sylvia Gearheart Alpert, Gerhart/Gearhart/Gearheart Family History.
  6. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the James Bernard Vest obituary in the Mar 19, 2009 edition.
  7. [S273] Floyd Co., Virginia Family Bibles, online http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~barbs/fambible.html
  8. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  9. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 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. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Cecil F. Vest death certificate.
  15. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  16. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  17. [S116] Floyd Press, From the Sally E. Tucker obituary in the Jan 29, 1976 edition.
  18. [S5152] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Birth Records, 1864-2014.
  19. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Samuel Floyd Vest death certificate.
  20. [S6924] Iddings Cemetery, Floyd Co., VA, online http://www.findagrave.com/
  21. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Ruth Vest Pierce obituary in the Mar 13, 2005 edition.
  22. [S331] William Lindsay Lawrence, Judy G. Blackwell, Erma C. Sowers, and Mabel Collins Willis Ora Belle Mayberry McColeman, Descendants of Elder John Lawrence.
  23. [S349] Erma C. Sowers, A Report on the Descendants of Henry Iddings and Abigail Richardson.
  24. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the John Hoover Vest death certificate.
  25. [S10] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 7, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.

Nettie Mae Gearheart1,2,3

F, b. February 15, 1886, d. October 24, 1972
FatherJohn Harvey Gearheart2,1,4,5 b. January, 1842, d. 1901
MotherMassie Mahala Wilson1,2,4,5 b. June, 1848, d. July 16, 1914
     Nettie Mae Gearheart was buried at Iddings Cemetery, intersection of Daniel's Run Road and Huffville Road, Terrys Fork, Floyd Co., Virginia.6,4 She The Gearhearts lived on Mattox Mountain and William first met his wife at an apple butter boiling; married when she was fifteen, went to West Virginia where he worked in the coal mines for many years with his brothers.2 She was born on February 15, 1886 at Copper Hill, Floyd Co., Virginia.6,1,4 She married William Arthur Vest, son of Floyd Vest and Mary Jane Angle, on April 12, 1905 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,2 As of April 12, 1905,her married name was Vest. Nettie Mae Gearheart died on October 24, 1972 at Roanoke, Virginia, at age 86.6,4

Census Records

1890Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia7
1900Dwelling 176, District 19, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia5
1910Dwelling 146, District 52, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia8
1920Dwelling 231, District 12, Fayetteville, Fayette Co., West Virginia9
1930Dwelling 125, District 24, Town, Raleigh Co., West Virginia10
1940Dwelling 466, District 41-41, Town, Raleigh Co., West Virginia11

Family

William Arthur Vest b. March 16, 1882, d. April 24, 1977
Marriage*Nettie Mae Gearheart married William Arthur Vest, son of Floyd Vest and Mary Jane Angle, on April 12, 1905 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,2 
Children

Citations

  1. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S98] Erma Conner Sowers, Descendants of Littleberry Vest.
  3. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the James Bernard Vest obituary in the Mar 19, 2009 edition.
  4. [S1416] Sylvia Gearheart Alpert, Gerhart/Gearhart/Gearheart Family History.
  5. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S292] Rena Worthen & Margarette Tynan, Floyd Co. Virginia Cemetery Inscriptions, Volume 1.
  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. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Cecil F. Vest death certificate.
  13. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  14. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  15. [S5152] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Birth Records, 1864-2014.
  16. [S6924] Iddings Cemetery, Floyd Co., VA, online http://www.findagrave.com/
  17. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Ruth Vest Pierce obituary in the Mar 13, 2005 edition.
  18. [S331] William Lindsay Lawrence, Judy G. Blackwell, Erma C. Sowers, and Mabel Collins Willis Ora Belle Mayberry McColeman, Descendants of Elder John Lawrence.
  19. [S349] Erma C. Sowers, A Report on the Descendants of Henry Iddings and Abigail Richardson.
  20. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the John Hoover Vest death certificate.
  21. [S10] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 7, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.

Maude Victoria Conner1,2,3,4

F, b. January 1, 1892, d. June, 1983
FatherJames Lewis "Joe" Conner2,5,6 b. February 19, 1869, d. February 23, 1941
MotherMalinda Rosabell "Rosa" Conner2,5,6 b. August 30, 1874, d. March 29, 1927
     Her Social Security Number was 232-96-9635.7 Maude Victoria Conner was born on January 1, 1892 at Terrys Fork, Floyd Co., Virginia.7 She married John Marion Nutter, son of William David Nutter and Delia Beveline Persinger, on March 11, 1908 at Gatewood, Fayette Co., West Virginia.3,4,8 As of March 11, 1908,her married name was Nutter.4 Maude Victoria Conner died in June, 1983 at age 91.7

Census Records

1900Dwelling 186, District 17, Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia2
1910Dwelling 509, District 15, Fayetteville, Fayette Co., West Virginia9
1920Dwelling 41, District 23, Fayetteville, Fayette Co., West Virginia10
1930Dwelling 593, District 13, Fayetteville, Fayette Co., West Virginia11
1940Dwelling 252, District 10-13, Fayetteville, Fayette Co., West Virginia12

Family

John Marion Nutter b. September 30, 1884, d. January 23, 1977
Marriage*Maude Victoria Conner married John Marion Nutter, son of William David Nutter and Delia Beveline Persinger, on March 11, 1908 at Gatewood, Fayette Co., West Virginia.3,4,8 
Children

Citations

  1. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S582] John Winfield Spangler, John Winfield Spangler Research Papers.
  4. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Nutter-Conner marriage record.
  5. [S1863] Beckley Post Herald, From the Ernest Mosby Conner obituary in the Feb 1, 1972 edition.
  6. [S1863] Beckley Post Herald, From the Almer Gay Jones obituary in the Sep 9, 1976 edition.
  7. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  8. [S1863] Beckley Post Herald, From the John Marion Nutter obituary in the Jan 25, 1977 edition.
  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. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Nutter-Alexander marriage record.
  14. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Sexton-Nutter marriage record.

Ludlow Branham Sisson1

M, b. February 3, 1797, d. March 12, 1886
     Ludlow Branham Sisson was buried at Sisson Cemetery, Rt. 653, to Diamond Knob Road, one mile then left on School House Lane, near end of road up on hill on left, Floyd Co., Virginia.1 He was born on February 3, 1797 at Rockbridge Co., Virginia.1 He married Catherine Grisso on January 25, 1817 at Botetourt Co., Virginia.1 Ludlow Branham Sisson died on March 12, 1886 at Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia, at age 89.1

Family

Catherine Grisso b. 1797
Marriage*He married Catherine Grisso on January 25, 1817 at Botetourt Co., Virginia.1 
Children

Citations

  1. [S290] Sebert L. Sisson with additional information by Mary Conner Williams, Sisson Cemetery, Floyd Co., VA.
  2. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.

Carroll Dabney "C. D." Wilson Jr.1,2,3

M, b. February 3, 1932, d. March 9, 2003
FatherCarroll Dabney Wilson Sr.1,3
MotherLottie Unknown4,3
     His Social Security Number was 149-24-8885.5 Carroll Dabney "C. D." Wilson Jr. was born on February 3, 1932 at Roanoke, Virginia.5,2,6,3 He married Weeta Angela Conner, daughter of Claude A. Conner and Claudine Beata Whiteneck, on February 18, 1961 at Roanoke, Virginia.2,7,6,3 Carroll Dabney "C. D." Wilson Jr. died on March 9, 2003 at Virginia at age 71.1,5 He WILSON, Carroll Dabney Jr., (C.D.), 71, of Roanoke, died Sunday, March 9, 2003. He was a United States Army veteran stationed in Okinawa, Japan. He was a graduate of Virginia Tech in Architecture and a retired architect of over 33 years with the former firm of Smithey & Boynton, Architects, Engineers and Planners in Roanoke. He was a avid Tech fan, bowler and pool player. C.D. was a current member of Roanoke Elks Lodge #197 and the Rebos Club. He is survived by his wife, Weeta C. Wilson of Roanoke; two sons, Michael W. Wilson of Roanoke and Russell R. Wilson of Panama City Beach, Florida; two brothers, Ray B. Wilson of Jupiter, Florida and Robert B. Wilson of Newport News; four sisters, Carolyn L. Starks of Williamsburg, Sandra J. McCraig of Virginia Beach, P. Dale Bryant of Newport News and Denise W. Stanfield of Poquoson; one uncle, Frank W. Wilson, Jr. and wife, Susan of Puyallup, Washington; two aunts, Ethel R. Roop of Roanoke and Ruby R. Stanford of Stanford, California. A memorial service will be conducted 2 p.m. Wednesday, March 12, 2003, at Oakey's South Chapel, Brambleton Avenue, Roanoke with Rev. Mark Graham officiating. The family will receive friends 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at Oakey's South Chapel. In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to the American Cancer Association or St. John's Lutheran Church Building Fund. Oakey's South Chapel is in charge of arrangements . on March 11, 2003.1

Family

Weeta Angela Conner
Marriage*He married Weeta Angela Conner, daughter of Claude A. Conner and Claudine Beata Whiteneck, on February 18, 1961 at Roanoke, Virginia.2,7,6,3 
Children
  • Michael Wayne Wilson1,2,6
  • Russell Ray Wilson1,2,6

Citations

  1. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Carroll Dabney Wilson, Jr., obituary in the Mar 11, 2003 edition.
  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. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  4. [S663] Paul D. Craghead, "Floyd Co., VA researcher Paul D. Craghead," e-mail to Scott Schaffer, 2001-2005.
  5. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  6. [S349] Erma C. Sowers, A Report on the Descendants of Henry Iddings and Abigail Richardson.
  7. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, From the Claudine Whiteneck Conner obituary in an unknown newspaper.

Bob Harris Simmons1,2,3,4,5,6,7

M, b. February 23, 1944, d. November 5, 2021
     Bob Harris Simmons Bob Harris Simmons, 77 of Floyd, passed away peacefully on Friday, November 5, 2021, after suffering many health issues. Some folks gain their wings, but we are certain he is enjoying the banquet table first! Bob is survived by his wife of 53 years, Jeanette. They were blessed with three daughters & sons-in-law, Karla & Clay Moran, Amy & Matt Graziani, and Megan & Jason Nichols. Also surviving are his eight treasured grandchildren, Zane and Luke Moran, Kayla, Conner, Callie, and Cara Graziani, and Paige and Leeah Nichols; his brother & sister-in-law, Jack and Donna Simmons; his “Conner Kin”; and many friends who enjoyed his sense of humor. Bob was preceded in death by his parents, Percy and Geneva Simmons. During his lifetime, Bob served in the Army Reserves, as a Deacon, and as a Gideon. Funeral services will be held at 2:30 p.m. on Tuesday, November 9, 2021 at the Topeco Church of the Brethren with Pastor Ted Turner and Pastor Mike Varner officiating. Interment will follow in the Topeco Cemetery.6 He was buried at Topeco Church of the Brethren Cemetery, Rt. 221, Floyd, Floyd Co., Virginia.6 He was born on February 23, 1944 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,7 He married Martha Jeannette Conner, daughter of Claude A. Conner and Claudine Beata Whiteneck, on May 17, 1968 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,4,8,5 Bob Harris Simmons died on November 5, 2021 at Virginia at age 77.6

Family

Martha Jeannette Conner
Marriage*He married Martha Jeannette Conner, daughter of Claude A. Conner and Claudine Beata Whiteneck, on May 17, 1968 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,4,8,5 
Children
  • Karla Annette Simmons2,4,5,6
  • Amy Lynette Simmons2,4,5,9,6
  • Megan Nannette Simmons3,4,5,6

Citations

  1. [S10] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 7, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S32] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 8, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  3. [S36] Clerk of Courts, Computerized Marriage Records of Floyd Co., Virginia, Ref # 02-06.
  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. [S7672] Mayberry Funeral Home, online http://maberryfuneralhome.blogspot.com, From the Bob Harris Simmons obituary.
  7. [S5152] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Birth Records, 1864-2014.
  8. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, From the Claudine Whiteneck Conner obituary in an unknown newspaper.
  9. [S116] Floyd Press, From the Caroline Grace Graziani birth announcement in the Aug 5, 2010 edition.

Robert Irvin Hall1,2,3,4,5

M, b. October 19, 1942, d. October 4, 1991
FatherPaul Joseph Hall1,2,3,4,5 b. September 17, 1911, d. July 23, 2002
MotherJuanita Price1,2,3,4,5 b. October 2, 1917, d. September 11, 2005
     Robert Irvin Hall was buried at Roselawn Memorial Gardens, 2880 North Franklin Street, Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia.2 He was born on October 19, 1942.3,4 He married Judy Gay Austin, daughter of Cecil Ray "Bill" Austin and Hazel Avice Whitenack, on March 11, 1967.3,4 Robert Irvin Hall and Judy Gay Austin were divorced before July 29, 1989.4,6 Robert Irvin Hall died on October 4, 1991 at Roanoke, Virginia, at age 48.2 He Robert Irvin Hall, age 48, died Thursday, October 4, 1991 in a Roanoke hospital. He is survived by a daughter and son-in-law, Rhonda H. and Dean Martin, Christiansburg; a son, Don Joe Hall, Christiansburg; his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Paul J. Hall, Christiansburg; three sisters, Patricia H. Bauer, Jo H. Denton, both of Christiansburg; Martha H. Yates of Ruckersville; a brother, P. J. Hall, Homestead, Fla; a granddaughter, Deanne Martin; special friends, Thelma and Keith Tingler. He was preceded in death by a brother, Howard. The funeral will be 11:00 a.m. Monday from St. Paul United Methodist Church, conducted by the Rev. Richard J. Geoghegan and Rev. Jack Perdue with burial in Roselawn Memorial Gardens. Friends may call anytime Sunday at the Richardson-Horne Funeral Home. The family will receive friends from 2:00 to 4:00 an 6:00 to 8:00 Sunday afternoon and evening. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to the Christiansburg Rescue Squad or the Christiansburg Fire Department. on October 5, 1991.2

Family

Judy Gay Austin
Marriage*He married Judy Gay Austin, daughter of Cecil Ray "Bill" Austin and Hazel Avice Whitenack, on March 11, 1967.3,4 
Divorce* Robert Irvin Hall and Judy Gay Austin were divorced before July 29, 1989.4,6 
Children
  • Rhonda Yvette Hall2,3,4
  • Don Joe Hall2,3,4,7

Citations

  1. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Juanita Price Hall obituary in the Sep 13, 2005 edition.
  2. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Robert Irvin Hall obituary in the Oct 5, 1991 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. [S349] Erma C. Sowers, A Report on the Descendants of Henry Iddings and Abigail Richardson.
  5. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Paul Joseph Hall obituary in the Jul 24, 2002 edition.
  6. [S881] VA Montgomery Co., Register 12, Montgomery Co., VA Marriage Records.
  7. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.

Paul Joseph Hall1,2

M, b. September 17, 1911, d. July 23, 2002
FatherJoseph Haden Hall1,2 b. January 30, 1879, d. January 2, 1947
MotherNellie Alice Boone1,2 b. July 25, 1882, d. February 11, 1947
     Paul Joseph Hall was buried at Westview Cemetery, Blacksburg, Virginia.2 His Social Security Number was 225-10-7034.3 He was born on September 17, 1911 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.1,2,3 He married Juanita Price on December 25, 1935 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.4,1,2 Paul Joseph Hall died on July 23, 2002 at Virginia at age 90.2,3 He HALL, PAUL JOSEPH, 90, of Christiansburg, went to be with the Lord early Tuesday, July 23, 2002. He was born to the late Joseph Haden and Nellie Boone Hall on September 17, 1911. He was preceded in death by three sons, Paul J. Hall, Jr., Robert Irvin Hall and Howard Leslie Hall; also three brothers, Weldon Hall, Ollie Hall and Wallace Hall; a sister, Lucille Hall Kirk; and a grandson, Robert E. Bauer, III. Mr. Hall was a member of St. Paul United Methodist Church, a Life Member and Past President of the Christiansburg Lions Club and an Honorary Member of the Christiansburg Rescue Squad. He served as an active member of the Christiansburg Volunteer Fire Department for 57 years, from 1941 until he became an Honorary Member in 1998. During that time, Paul held every office in the Department, including Fire Chief (1969-71). Surviving are his wife of 66 years, Juanita Price Hall; three daughters, Pat Bauer and Jo Denton, both of Christiansburg, and Martha Yates of Gordonsville, Va; a sister, Mrs. Dennis (Blake) Whitlock of Shawsville; 12 grandchildren, Anthony Joseph Hall, Elizabeth B. Christian, Susan B. Roop, Rhonda H. Trump, DonJo Hall, Megan Hall, Leslie Shannon Hall, Dwayne Yates, Scott Yates, Candi Y. Lawhorn, Chris Denton and Stacy D. Sutphin; 22 great-grandchildren. The funeral will be 11 a.m. Thursday from St. Paul United Methodist Church, conducted by the Rev. Doug Kanney and Rev. Chuck McHone. Interment will follow in Westview Cemetery in Blacksburg. Friends may call anytime after 12 noon Wednesday at the Horne Funeral Home and the family will receive friends at the funeral home Wednesday from 5 until 8 p.m. The family wishes to express their appreciation to everyone at English Meadow for their love and care. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that memorial contributions be made to the Christiansburg Fire Department, 110 Depot Street, Christiansburg, Va. 24073 or to the Christiansburg Rescue Squad, Box 176, Christiansburg, Va. 24068. The Hall family is being served by Horne Funeral Service. (382-2612) on July 24, 2002.2

Family

Juanita Price b. October 2, 1917, d. September 11, 2005
Marriage*He married Juanita Price on December 25, 1935 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.4,1,2 
Children

Citations

  1. [S349] Erma C. Sowers, A Report on the Descendants of Henry Iddings and Abigail Richardson.
  2. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Paul Joseph Hall obituary in the Jul 24, 2002 edition.
  3. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  4. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Juanita Price Hall obituary in the Sep 13, 2005 edition.
  5. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Robert Irvin Hall obituary in the Oct 5, 1991 edition.
  6. [S331] William Lindsay Lawrence, Judy G. Blackwell, Erma C. Sowers, and Mabel Collins Willis Ora Belle Mayberry McColeman, Descendants of Elder John Lawrence.

Malinda Demeris "Lindie" Conner1,2

F, b. May 28, 1873, d. May 29, 1945
FatherErasmus Alvin "Ras" Conner1,2,3,4 b. January 10, 1851, d. November 7, 1913
MotherLaura Green Smith1,2,3,4 b. September 20, 1853, d. December 18, 1947
     Malinda Demeris "Lindie" Conner was buried at Huffville Union Church Cemetery, Terrys Fork, Floyd Co., Virginia.4 She was born on May 28, 1873 at Floyd Co., Virginia; His death certificate has a birth year of 1877 which is not supported by the 1880 Census.1,2,4 She married Charles Thomas Anderson, son of John W. Anderson and Julia Ann Ridinger, on September 19, 1896 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,5,4 As of September 19, 1896,her married name was Anderson. Malinda Demeris "Lindie" Conner died on May 29, 1945 at Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia, at age 72.2,4

Census Records

1880Dwelling 208, District 30, Floyd Co., Virginia3
1890Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia6
1900Dwelling 214, District 17, Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia7
1910Dwelling 7, District 50, Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia8
1920Dwelling 46, District 98, Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia9
1930Dwelling 69, District 9, Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia10
1940Dwelling 33, District 32-11, Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia11

Family

Charles Thomas Anderson b. October 23, 1877, d. November 21, 1972
Marriage*Malinda Demeris "Lindie" Conner married Charles Thomas Anderson, son of John W. Anderson and Julia Ann Ridinger, on September 19, 1896 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,5,4 
Children

Citations

  1. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S349] Erma C. Sowers, A Report on the Descendants of Henry Iddings and Abigail Richardson.
  3. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  5. [S134] Granddaughter Alice V. Thomas, granddaughter-in-law Mrs. Lala Vest Rev. Peter R. Vest, Rev. Peter R. Vest Files.
  6. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 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. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Carrie Angeline Poff death certificate.
  13. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  14. [S12] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 5, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.

Juanita Price1,2

F, b. October 2, 1917, d. September 11, 2005
     Juanita Price was buried at Westview Cemetery, Blacksburg, Virginia.1 She was born on October 2, 1917 at Cambria, Montgomery Co., Virginia.2 She married Paul Joseph Hall, son of Joseph Haden Hall and Nellie Alice Boone, on December 25, 1935 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.1,2,3 As of December 25, 1935,her married name was Hall. Juanita Price died on September 11, 2005 at Gordonsville, Orange Co., Virginia, at age 87.1 She Juanita Price Hall, 87, of Gordonsville, Va. and formerly of Christiansburg, passed away Sunday, September 11, 2005 at the home of her daughter and son-in-law. She was a longtime member of the Christiansburg Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary and St. Paul United Methodist Church. She was preceded in death by her parents, Clayton and Estella L. Price; her husband, Paul J. Hall; her sons, Howard Leslie Hall, Robert Irvin Hall and P.J. Hall, Jr; her grandson, Robert Earl Bauer, III; and her sister, Verda P. Webb. She leaves to cherish her memory, her daughters and son-in-law, Patricia H. Bauer of Hardy, Va; Martha H. and Bob Shiflett of Gordonsville; Jo H. Denton of Dublin; 13 grandchildren; and 27 greatgrandchildren. The family will receive friends from 6 until 8 p.m. Tuesday evening at the Horne Funeral Home, Christiansburg. Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Wednesday, September 14th at the St. Paul United Methodist Church with Dr. David Goodpasture. Interment will follow in Westview Cemetery in Blacksburg. The family wishes to express their gratitude to the staff of English Meadows, Christiansburg Rescue Squad, Hospice of the Piedmont, and Martha Jefferson Home Health with special thanks to her caregivers, Martha and Bob. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial contributions be made to the Christiansburg Fire Department, 110 Depot Street, Christiansburg, Va. 24073 or the Christiansburg Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 176, Christiansburg, Va. 24068. The Hall Family is being served by Horne Funeral Service, Christiansburg. Online condolences may be sent by visiting hornefuneralservice. com
on September 12, 2005.1

Family

Paul Joseph Hall b. September 17, 1911, d. July 23, 2002
Marriage*She married Paul Joseph Hall, son of Joseph Haden Hall and Nellie Alice Boone, on December 25, 1935 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.1,2,3 
Children

Citations

  1. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Juanita Price Hall obituary in the Sep 13, 2005 edition.
  2. [S349] Erma C. Sowers, A Report on the Descendants of Henry Iddings and Abigail Richardson.
  3. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Paul Joseph Hall obituary in the Jul 24, 2002 edition.
  4. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Robert Irvin Hall obituary in the Oct 5, 1991 edition.
  5. [S331] William Lindsay Lawrence, Judy G. Blackwell, Erma C. Sowers, and Mabel Collins Willis Ora Belle Mayberry McColeman, Descendants of Elder John Lawrence.