Elizabeth Ann Akers

F, b. June 9, 1825, d. April 6, 1902
     Elizabeth Ann Akers was buried at Wilson Cemetery, Daniel's Run Road (Rt. 661), Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia.1,2 She was born on June 9, 1825 at Franklin Co., Virginia.1,2 She married William Henry Akers on January 26, 1846 at Franklin Co., Virginia. Elizabeth Ann Akers died on April 6, 1902 at age 76.1,2

Family

William Henry Akers b. June 20, 1817, d. April 17, 1891
Marriage*She married William Henry Akers on January 26, 1846 at Franklin Co., Virginia. 
Children

Citations

  1. [S292] Rena Worthen & Margarette Tynan, Floyd Co. Virginia Cemetery Inscriptions, Volume 1.
  2. [S920] Paul Craghead, Wilson Cemetery, Floyd Co., VA.
  3. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  4. [S1424] Virginia Genealogical Society, Death Records Indexing Project.
  5. [S2858] Donnell Cemetery, Young Co., TX, online http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&GSln=akers&GSfn=john&GSbyrel=all&GSdyrel=all&GSst=46&GScntry=4&GSob=n&GRid=49387354&CRid=3267&df=all&

William Mowyer/Mawyer "Bill" Conner1,2,3

M, b. July 11, 1924, d. March 13, 2012
FatherWilliam Daniel Conner1,2,4,5,6,7,3 b. June 8, 1885, d. August 26, 1963
MotherEliza Louella "Lillia" Manning1,2,4,5,6,7,3 b. April 30, 1886, d. June 21, 1974
     William Mowyer/Mawyer "Bill" Conner was buried at Southwest Virginia Veterans Cemetery, Dublin, Pulaski Co., Virginia.7 He and Frances Juanita Perdue were divorced.3 William Mowyer/Mawyer "Bill" Conner was born on July 11, 1924 at Floyd Co., Virginia.7 He married Frances Juanita Perdue on September 21, 1946 at Roanoke Co., Virginia.2,8,3 William Mowyer/Mawyer "Bill" Conner married Alta Dean Wade, daughter of Arthur Boss Wade and Ruby Dale Lester, on March 26, 1967 at Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia.1,2,7,3 William Mowyer/Mawyer "Bill" Conner died on March 13, 2012 at Virginia at age 87.7 He William M. (Bill) Conner, 87, of Salem, passed away on Tuesday, March 13, 2012. He was born on July 11, 1924, in Floyd County, to Daniel and Louella Conner. He proudly served his country in the Army during World War II, participating in the Second Wave at Normandy and the Battle of the Bulge. He felt great pride in taking part in the liberation of the concentration camps. Upon return from World War II, he began his life long career as an electrician, working for Delta Electric Company for 13 years, S&W Cafeterias, and Macke Vending Company from which he retired after 25 years of service. Along with his many accomplishments, he served in the Civil Air Patrol for more than 50 years. He was a Free Mason of the Taylor Lodge in Salem for over 50 years. He was also, a member of the American Legion Post #3. He is survived by his wife of 45 years, Alta Wade Conner; brother, G. Wade Conner and wife, Eunice, of Vinton; daughter, Dolores Leed and husband, Stephen, of Yorktown; one grandson; and five great-grandchildren. He is also survived by the Wade family and the best neighbors in the world. Special thanks to the VAMC, Salem and the doctors, nurses and other staff who have provided excellent care over the last several years. Also, to the Good Samaritan Hospice staff for their care and support over the last three months. Your compassion and care are greatly appreciated. Funeral Service will be conducted at 12:30 p.m. on Friday, March 16, 2012, at Lotz Salem Chapel with Pastor Marvin Wade officiating. Interment to follow at 2:30 p.m. at Southwest Virginia Veterans Cemetery, Dublin. The family will receive friends from 5 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, March 15, 2012, at Lotz Funeral Home Salem. In lieu of flowers, please consider donations to Good Samaritan Hospice, 2408 Electric Road, Roanoke, Va. 24018. on March 15, 2012.7

Census Records

1930Dwelling 150, District 11, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia5

Family 1

Frances Juanita Perdue b. August 1, 1926, d. April 1, 2020
Divorce*William Mowyer/Mawyer "Bill" Conner and Frances Juanita Perdue were divorced.3 
Marriage* William Mowyer/Mawyer "Bill" Conner married Frances Juanita Perdue on September 21, 1946 at Roanoke Co., Virginia.2,8,3 
Child

Family 2

Alta Dean Wade
Marriage*William Mowyer/Mawyer "Bill" Conner married Alta Dean Wade, daughter of Arthur Boss Wade and Ruby Dale Lester, on March 26, 1967 at Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia.1,2,7,3 

Citations

  1. [S306] Ora Belle Mayberry McColman and Others, Emera Altizer of Montgomery Co., VA and Some of his Descendants 1736-1997.
  2. [S349] Erma C. Sowers, A Report on the Descendants of Henry Iddings and Abigail Richardson.
  3. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  4. [S116] Floyd Press, From the William D. Conner obituary in the Aug 29, 1963 edition.
  5. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S116] Floyd Press, From the Eliza Louella Conner obituary in the Jun 27, 1974 edition.
  7. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the William M. Conner obituary in the Mar 15, 2012 edition.
  8. [S582] John Winfield Spangler, John Winfield Spangler Research Papers.
  9. [S593] Daily Press, From the Anita Dolores Leed obituary in the Jul 7, 2013 edition.

Frances Juanita Perdue1,2,3,4

F, b. August 1, 1926, d. April 1, 2020
     Frances Juanita Perdue was buried at Franklin Memorial Park, Virgil Goode Highway, Rocky Mount, Franklin Co., Virginia.4 She and William Mowyer/Mawyer "Bill" Conner were divorced.3 Frances Juanita Perdue was born on August 1, 1926 at Roanoke, Virginia.3,4 She married William Mowyer/Mawyer "Bill" Conner, son of William Daniel Conner and Eliza Louella "Lillia" Manning, on September 21, 1946 at Roanoke Co., Virginia.1,2,3 As of September 21, 1946,her married name was Conner.3 Frances Juanita Perdue died on April 1, 2020 at Virginia at age 93.4 She Frances Juanita Perdue Gordon, age 93, of Rocky Mount, Va., passed away on Wednesday, April 1, 2020. Juanita was born on August 1, 1926, to the late Harry and Addie Perdue. In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her husband, Carl Gordon; and a daughter, Delores Leed. Her surviving family includes her sister, Evelyn Pedigo (Thomas); grandson, Tommy Bondurant (Julie); son-in-law, Steve Leed; stepsons, Donald Gordon (Nina), Ronald Gordon (Paulette), and Bill Gordon (Tracy); and many grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, and nephews. Special appreciation is extended to the Walter Reed Convalescent and Rehabilitation Center for their loving care. A private family graveside service will be held at Franklin Memorial Park in Rocky Mount, Va. on April 3, 2020.4

Family

William Mowyer/Mawyer "Bill" Conner b. July 11, 1924, d. March 13, 2012
Divorce*She and William Mowyer/Mawyer "Bill" Conner were divorced.3 
Marriage* Frances Juanita Perdue married William Mowyer/Mawyer "Bill" Conner, son of William Daniel Conner and Eliza Louella "Lillia" Manning, on September 21, 1946 at Roanoke Co., Virginia.1,2,3 
Child

Citations

  1. [S349] Erma C. Sowers, A Report on the Descendants of Henry Iddings and Abigail Richardson.
  2. [S582] John Winfield Spangler, John Winfield Spangler Research Papers.
  3. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  4. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Frances Juanita Perdue Gordon obituary in the Apr 3, 2020 edition.
  5. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the William M. Conner obituary in the Mar 15, 2012 edition.
  6. [S593] Daily Press, From the Anita Dolores Leed obituary in the Jul 7, 2013 edition.

Anita Dolores Conner1,2,3,4

F, b. August 7, 1947, d. July 4, 2013
FatherWilliam Mowyer/Mawyer "Bill" Conner5,1,2,4 b. July 11, 1924, d. March 13, 2012
MotherFrances Juanita Perdue5,1,6,2,4 b. August 1, 1926, d. April 1, 2020
     Anita Dolores Conner was born on August 7, 1947 at Roanoke Co., Virginia.2,3,4,7 She married Walter Marion Bondurant Jr. on February 20, 1967 at York, York Co., South Carolina.7 Anita Dolores Conner and Walter Marion Bondurant Jr. were divorced on May 24, 1974 at Henrico Co., Virginia.7 As of October 15, 1977,her married name was Leed.4 As of October 15, 1977,her married name was Bondurant.4 Anita Dolores Conner married Stephen Maynard Leed on October 15, 1977 at Mechanicsville, Hanover Co., Virginia.1,2,4 Anita Dolores Conner died on July 4, 2013 at Newport News, Virginia, at age 65.2,8 She YORKTOWN - Anita Dolores Leed born August 7th, 1947 passed away on July 4th, 2013. She attended Roanoke Business College and retired from NORSHIPCO. Dolores was an avid sailor with her husband on the Pauper's Palace. She was preceded in death by her father William Conner of Salem, Va. She is survived by her mother Frances Juanita Gordon of Vinton Va., her stepmother Alta Conner of Salem, Va, her loving husband of 36 years Stephen M. Leed of Yorktown, Va., her son W. Thomas (Julie) Bondurant, granddaughter Crystal (Witten) Salisbury, Grandsons William, Noah, and Zane Bondurant, great granddaughter Sophia Salisbury all of Gloucester, Va., three loving stepbrothers, sister-in-law, two brothers-in-law, and a niece and nephew. on July 7, 2013.2

Family 1

Walter Marion Bondurant Jr.
Marriage*She married Walter Marion Bondurant Jr. on February 20, 1967 at York, York Co., South Carolina.7 
Divorce* Anita Dolores Conner and Walter Marion Bondurant Jr. were divorced on May 24, 1974 at Henrico Co., Virginia.7 
Child
  • Walter Thomas Bondurant2

Family 2

Stephen Maynard Leed
Marriage*Anita Dolores Conner married Stephen Maynard Leed on October 15, 1977 at Mechanicsville, Hanover Co., Virginia.1,2,4 

Citations

  1. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the William M. Conner obituary in the Mar 15, 2012 edition.
  2. [S593] Daily Press, From the Anita Dolores Leed obituary in the Jul 7, 2013 edition.
  3. [S5152] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Birth Records, 1864-2014.
  4. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  5. [S349] Erma C. Sowers, A Report on the Descendants of Henry Iddings and Abigail Richardson.
  6. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Frances Juanita Perdue Gordon obituary in the Apr 3, 2020 edition.
  7. [S5151] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Divorce Records, 1918-2014.
  8. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.

Rosa Bell Poff1,2,3

F, b. July 10, 1861, d. February 21, 1931
FatherLewis W. Poff1,3,4 b. circa 1829, d. November 1, 1862
MotherNancy Ann Epperly1,5,3,4 b. August 2, 1829, d. February 2, 1905
     Rosa Bell Poff was buried at Callahill Vest Farm Cemetery, Terrys Fork, Floyd Co., Virginia. She was born on July 10, 1861 at Floyd Co., Virginia; Her death certificate has a birth date of Jul 11, 1861.1,3,4 She married Peter Callahill Vest, son of Peter Robert Vest and Charlotte Shockey, on October 15, 1879 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1 As of October 15, 1879,her married name was Vest. Rosa Bell Poff died on February 21, 1931 at Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia, at age 69.6,4

Census Records

1880Dwelling 264, District 30, Floyd Co., Virginia2
1890Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia7
1900Dwelling 144, District 17, Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia8
1910Dwelling 62, District 50, Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia9
1920Dwelling 62, District 98, Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia10
1930Dwelling 6, District 9, Little River, Floyd Co., VirginiaEnumerated in the household of her son Clyde11

Occupation

1870Dwelling 291, District 39, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia5

Family

Peter Callahill Vest b. February 24, 1858, d. April 26, 1924
Marriage*Rosa Bell Poff married Peter Callahill Vest, son of Peter Robert Vest and Charlotte Shockey, on October 15, 1879 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1 
Children

Citations

  1. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S2413] Virginia Births and Christenings, 1853-1917, online https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://hr-search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1708660
  4. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  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. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  9. [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. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  13. [S331] William Lindsay Lawrence, Judy G. Blackwell, Erma C. Sowers, and Mabel Collins Willis Ora Belle Mayberry McColeman, Descendants of Elder John Lawrence.
  14. [S5223] Social Security Administration, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.
  15. [S18] James R. & Sebert L. Sisson, Descendants of the Ludlow B. Sisson Family, Third Edition.

Lewis W. Poff1,2,3,4

M, b. circa 1829, d. November 1, 1862
FatherJonathon "John" Poff3 b. circa 1802, d. 1842
MotherRuth Wilson3 b. circa 1800
     Lewis W. Poff was born circa 1829 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.3,5 He married Nancy Ann Epperly, daughter of Daniel Epperly and Elizabeth Lawrence, on October 19, 1848 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,3 Lewis W. Poff POFF, Lewis W.: Co. B, 54th Infantry. Enlisted on March 24, 1862 at Richmond, Va. Present on May 1, 1862. Died at Sullivansville, Va. on Nov 1, 1862. on March 24, 1862 at Richmond, Virginia.1 He died on November 1, 1862 at Sullivansville, Virginia; Died of fever.1

Census Records

1850Dwelling 37, District 15, Floyd Co., Virginia5
1860Dwelling 181, Floyd Co., Virginia4

Occupation

1850Farmer5
1860Carpenter4

Family

Nancy Ann Epperly b. August 2, 1829, d. February 2, 1905
Marriage*Lewis W. Poff married Nancy Ann Epperly, daughter of Daniel Epperly and Elizabeth Lawrence, on October 19, 1848 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,3 
Children

Citations

  1. [S761] George L. Sherwood and Jeffrey C. Weaver, The Virginia Regimental Histories Series, 54th Virginia Infantry.
  2. [S42] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 2, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  3. [S293] Descendants of (Hans) Jacob (Eberle) Epperly, online http://familytreemaker.genealogy.com/users/j/e/n/Charles-K-Jennings/
  4. [S301] National Archives and Records Administration, 1860 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S153] National Archives and Records Administration, 1850 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  7. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the William Taylor Poff death certificate.
  8. [S345] Bluefield Daily Telegraph, From P. W. Poff obituary in the Jan 3, 1934 edition.
  9. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Perry W. Poff death certificate.
  10. [S1424] Virginia Genealogical Society, Death Records Indexing Project.
  11. [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
  12. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.

Chester Washington Vest1,2,3

M, b. October 1, 1883, d. September 19, 1926
FatherPeter Callahill Vest4,3 b. February 24, 1858, d. April 26, 1924
MotherRosa Bell Poff4,3 b. July 10, 1861, d. February 21, 1931
     Chester Washington Vest was born on October 1, 1883 at Floyd Co., Virginia; His WWI Draft Registration card has a birth date of Oct 1, 1880.1,3 He married Nellie Mae/May Trump, daughter of John P. Trump and Fannie F. Wirt, on September 14, 1911 at Montgomery Co., Virginia; The Virginia Marriage Records has a marriage date of Sep 11, 1911.5,6 Chester Washington Vest died on September 19, 1926 at Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia, at age 42.7,3

Census Records

1890Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia8
1900Dwelling 144, District 17, Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia4
1920Dwelling 102, District 101, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia9

Occupation

1920Farmer9

Family

Nellie Mae/May Trump b. May 28, 1895, d. May 28, 1928
Marriage*Chester Washington Vest married Nellie Mae/May Trump, daughter of John P. Trump and Fannie F. Wirt, on September 14, 1911 at Montgomery Co., Virginia; The Virginia Marriage Records has a marriage date of Sep 11, 1911.5,6 
Children

Citations

  1. [S533] National Archives and Records Administration, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-18.
  2. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Ruby Edith Vest Shanks obituary in Nov 10, 2002 edition.
  3. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  4. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S134] Granddaughter Alice V. Thomas, granddaughter-in-law Mrs. Lala Vest Rev. Peter R. Vest, Rev. Peter R. Vest Files.
  6. [S2415] Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940, online https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://hr-search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1708698
  7. [S1569] Funeral records of Mr. Marion Thomas Hall, online http://www.rootsweb.com/~vafloyd/recordsofmarionthomashall.htm
  8. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  10. [S12] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 5, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  11. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  12. [S13] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 6, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.

Myrtle Mae Vest1,2,3,4

F, b. November 10, 1917, d. November 19, 1979
FatherChester Washington Vest1,5,6,3,4 b. October 1, 1883, d. September 19, 1926
MotherNellie Mae/May Trump1,5,6,3,4 b. May 28, 1895, d. May 28, 1928
     Her Social Security Number was 230-34-0325.7 Myrtle Mae Vest was buried at Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens, 5737 Airport Road NW, Roanoke, Virginia.2,8,4 She Mrs. Myrtle Mae Vest Conner, age 62, of 2244 Twelve O'Clock Knob Road, Salem died Monday in her home. She is survived by two sons Cline A. Conner and Kenneth W. Conner, three daughters Mrs. Geraldine C. Hill, Mrs. Brenda C. Surber, Mrs. Katherine C. Lancaster all of Salem; her mother Mrs. Edith Maxey, one brother Buddy Vest, Copper Hill, Va; two sisters Mrs. Ruby Shanks, Bent Mountain; Mrs. Helen Conner, Salem; five grandchildren. Funeral services will be held Friday November 23 at 11:00 am at the Southside Baptist Church with the Rev. John Atkins officiating. Interment will be in Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens. Friends may call at Lotz Salem Chapel.2 She was born on November 10, 1917 at Floyd Co., Virginia.7,9 She married Daniel Adam Lawson "Loss" Conner, son of Adam Henry Conner and Mary Ann Conner, on December 18, 1935 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1 As of December 18, 1935,her married name was Conner. Myrtle Mae Vest and Daniel Adam Lawson "Loss" Conner were divorced on June 21, 1957 at Floyd Co., Virginia.9 As of December 19, 1964,her married name was Hill.3 Myrtle Mae Vest married Asa Castle Hill Jr., son of Asa Castle Hill and Bertha Jevina Hollins, on December 19, 1964 at Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia.3 Myrtle Mae Vest died on November 19, 1979 at Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia, at age 62.2,4

Census Records

1920Dwelling 102, District 101, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia6
1930Dwelling 107, District 11, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., VirginiaEnumerated as an adopted child of William and Edith Maxey10
1940Dwelling 54, District 32-14, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia11

Family 1

Daniel Adam Lawson "Loss" Conner b. August 25, 1903, d. July 7, 1976
Marriage*Myrtle Mae Vest married Daniel Adam Lawson "Loss" Conner, son of Adam Henry Conner and Mary Ann Conner, on December 18, 1935 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1 
Divorce* Myrtle Mae Vest and Daniel Adam Lawson "Loss" Conner were divorced on June 21, 1957 at Floyd Co., Virginia.9 
Children

Family 2

Asa Castle Hill Jr.
Marriage*Myrtle Mae Vest married Asa Castle Hill Jr., son of Asa Castle Hill and Bertha Jevina Hollins, on December 19, 1964 at Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia.3 

Citations

  1. [S12] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 5, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, From the Myrtle Mae Vest Conner obituary in an unknown newspaper.
  3. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  4. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  5. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Ruby Edith Vest Shanks obituary in Nov 10, 2002 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. [S2265] Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens, 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&GSsr=241&GRid=44634996&CRid=49500&df=all&
  9. [S5151] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Divorce Records, 1918-2014.
  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. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Geraldine Sylvia Conner Hill obituary in the Oct 25, 2019 edition.
  13. [S4594] Lotz Funeral Home Salem, online http://www.lotzfuneralhomesalem.com, From the Kenneth Conner obituary.
  14. [S1569] Funeral records of Mr. Marion Thomas Hall, online http://www.rootsweb.com/~vafloyd/recordsofmarionthomashall.htm
  15. [S349] Erma C. Sowers, A Report on the Descendants of Henry Iddings and Abigail Richardson.

Clifford V. Conner1,2,3

M, b. December 24, 1887, d. July 18, 1950
FatherSidney Rufus Conner4 b. January 20, 1859, d. March 12, 1904
MotherArminta Lee "Pet" Akers4 b. May 15, 1870, d. May 4, 1904
     Clifford V. Conner was born on December 24, 1887 at Floyd Co., Virginia.4,5,3 He married Lillian McGuris? circa 1915.6,1 Clifford V. Conner died on July 18, 1950 at New Jersey at age 62.

Census Records

1890Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia2
1900Dwelling 125, District 19, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia4
1920Dwelling 271, District 232, Newark, Essex Co., New Jersey6
1930Dwelling 177, District 453, Irvington, Essex Co., New Jersey1

Occupation

1920Steam engineer6
1930Machine shop engineer1

Family

Lillian McGuris? b. circa 1896, d. before April 17, 1930
Marriage*Clifford V. Conner married Lillian McGuris? circa 1915.6,1 
Child

Citations

  1. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S1253] Selective Service System United States, U.S. World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942.
  4. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S533] National Archives and Records Administration, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-18.
  6. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.

Daniel Adam Lawson "Loss" Conner1,2,3,4,5,6

M, b. August 25, 1903, d. July 7, 1976
FatherAdam Henry Conner1,2,7,3 b. June 13, 1869, d. March 1, 1950
MotherMary Ann Conner1,2,7,3 b. June 22, 1869, d. February 4, 1959
     Daniel Adam Lawson "Loss" Conner Lawson D. (Loss) Conner, age 73, of Davy, W.Va., died Wednesday in a Princeton Hospital. Survived by two sons, Cline A. Conner, Kenneth W. Conner; three daughters, Mrs. Gene (Geraldine) Hill, Mrs. Breece (Brenda) Surber, Mrs. Katherine L. Lancaster; all of Salem; two sisters, Mrs. Caroline King, Copper Hill, Mrs. Algie Hale, Floyd; one brother, Ennis Conner, Davy, W.Va; five grandchildren. Funeral services will be conducted from Oakey's North Chapel, 3 p.m. Friday, with the Rev. Dave Huff officiating. Burial will be in Sherwood. Friends may call at Oakey's North Chapel.4 He was buried at Sherwood Burial Park, 1045 Lynchburg Turnpike, Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia.4,5 He was born on August 25, 1903 at Copper Hill, Floyd Co., Virginia.3,6 He married Myrtle Mae Vest, daughter of Chester Washington Vest and Nellie Mae/May Trump, on December 18, 1935 at Floyd Co., Virginia.3 Daniel Adam Lawson "Loss" Conner and Myrtle Mae Vest were divorced on June 21, 1957 at Floyd Co., Virginia.8 Daniel Adam Lawson "Loss" Conner died on July 7, 1976 at Princeton, Mercer Co., West Virginia, at age 72.4,5

Census Records

1910Dwelling 50, District 51, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia1
1920Dwelling 68, District 100, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia2
1930Dwelling 183, District 111, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia7
1940Dwelling 54, District 32-14, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia9

Occupation

1930Farm laborer7
1940Farmer9

Family

Myrtle Mae Vest b. November 10, 1917, d. November 19, 1979
Marriage*Daniel Adam Lawson "Loss" Conner married Myrtle Mae Vest, daughter of Chester Washington Vest and Nellie Mae/May Trump, on December 18, 1935 at Floyd Co., Virginia.3 
Divorce* Daniel Adam Lawson "Loss" Conner and Myrtle Mae Vest were divorced on June 21, 1957 at Floyd Co., Virginia.8 
Children

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. [S12] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 5, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  4. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, From the Lawson D. Conner obituary in an unknown newspaper.
  5. [S1329] Sherwood Memorial Park, Sherwood Memorial Park (Conner Lot Inquiry List).
  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. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S5151] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Divorce Records, 1918-2014.
  9. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  10. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Geraldine Sylvia Conner Hill obituary in the Oct 25, 2019 edition.
  11. [S4594] Lotz Funeral Home Salem, online http://www.lotzfuneralhomesalem.com, From the Kenneth Conner obituary.
  12. [S1569] Funeral records of Mr. Marion Thomas Hall, online http://www.rootsweb.com/~vafloyd/recordsofmarionthomashall.htm
  13. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  14. [S349] Erma C. Sowers, A Report on the Descendants of Henry Iddings and Abigail Richardson.
  15. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.

Eliza Ella "Lizzie" Conner1,2,3

F, b. June 7, 1908, d. July 14, 1984
FatherEdward Albert "Ed" "Eddie" Conner4,2,3 b. May 25, 1873, d. July 16, 1934
MotherDoshia Deuisie Conner4,2,3 b. April 18, 1877, d. January 20, 1963
     Eliza Ella "Lizzie" Conner was buried at William B. Mills Cemetery, Rt. 827, 0.5 miles west of Rt. 220, Franklin Co., Virginia.1,3 Her Social Security Number was 225-78-2021.5 She was born on June 7, 1908 at Virginia.1,5,3 She married George Edgar/Edward Mills circa 1927.6,3 As of circa 1927,her married name was Mills.6 Eliza Ella "Lizzie" Conner died on July 14, 1984 at Roanoke, Virginia, at age 76.1,3

Census Records

1910Dwelling 294, District 132, Cave Spring, Roanoke Co., Virginia2
1920Dwelling 109, District 57, Maggodee, Franklin Co., Virginia4
1930Dwelling 66, District 12, Maggodee, Franklin Co., Virginia6
1940Dwelling 168, District 34-13, Maggodee, Franklin Co., Virginia7

Family

George Edgar/Edward Mills b. May 4, 1905, d. July 27, 1966
Marriage*Eliza Ella "Lizzie" Conner married George Edgar/Edward Mills circa 1927.6,3 
Children

Citations

  1. [S294] Franklin County Historical Society, Franklin County, VA Cemeteries.
  2. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  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. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Ida Mills Nichols obituary in the May 17, 2004 edition.
  9. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Isla Page Mills Webster obituary in the Apr 15, 2019 edition.
  10. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Doris M. Nichols obituary in the Mar 25, 2014 edition.
  11. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Annie Mae Farris obituary in the Jan 3, 2016 edition.
  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.
  14. [S13] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 6, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.

Geraldine Sylvia Conner1,2,3

F, b. March 27, 1943, d. October 22, 2019
FatherDaniel Adam Lawson "Loss" Conner1,4 b. August 25, 1903, d. July 7, 1976
MotherMyrtle Mae Vest5,4 b. November 10, 1917, d. November 19, 1979
     Geraldine Sylvia Conner was buried at Sherwood Burial Park, 1045 Lynchburg Turnpike, Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia.2 She was born on March 27, 1943 at Floyd Co., Virginia.3 As of circa 1959,her married name was Hill. She married Francis Eugene "Gene" Hill circa 1959.6,1,2,4 Geraldine Sylvia Conner died on October 22, 2019 at Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia, at age 76.2 She Geraldine Sylvia Conner Hill, 76, of Salem, Va., was called home suddenly on Tuesday, October 22, 2019. She is survived by her husband of 60 years, Francis "Gene" Hill; son & wife, Steve & Kim Hill of Salem; daughter & husband, Renee' & Darryl Abshire of Salem; son & wife, Tim & Christy Hill of Evington; sister & husband, Brenda & Breece Surber of Shawsville; sister & husband, Kathy & Jimmy Haley, of Salem; sister-in-law, Wanda Conner of Salem, sister-in-law, Mary Conner of Salem, an "adopted" son, Aubrey Martin, of Salem. She was blessed to have many faithful and dear friends & three beloved, life-long friends, Emily Aldridge, Sarah Eller, & Claudette Bandy. She was preceded in death by her mother, Myrtle Mae Conner; father, Daniel Adam Lawson Conner; brother, Kenneth William Conner; and brother, Cline Adam Conner. She was proud to be Grandma to seven grandchildren, Zach, Kelly, Laura, Emily, David, Daniel & Conner, and Great Grandma to three great-grandchildren, Finn, Ophelia & Oakley. Her family was her pride & joy & she spent her days looking forward to each visit. Her gentle, quiet spirit disguised her strength. Her smile was contagious. She was a member of Faith Baptist Church of Salem. The family will receive friends from 10 a.m. until Noon on Saturday, October 26, 2019 at Lotz Funeral Home in Salem. A funeral service will be held at Noon on Saturday, October 26, 2019 in the Chapel of Lotz Funeral Home in Salem. Burial will follow in Sherwood Memorial Park. on October 25, 2019.2

Family

Francis Eugene "Gene" Hill
Marriage*She married Francis Eugene "Gene" Hill circa 1959.6,1,2,4 
Children
  • Steven "Steve" Hill7,2
  • Renee' Hill7,2
  • Timmy "Tim" Hill7,2

Citations

  1. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, From the Lawson D. Conner obituary in an unknown newspaper.
  2. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Geraldine Sylvia Conner Hill obituary in the Oct 25, 2019 edition.
  3. [S5152] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Birth Records, 1864-2014.
  4. [S4594] Lotz Funeral Home Salem, online http://www.lotzfuneralhomesalem.com, From the Kenneth Conner obituary.
  5. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, From the Myrtle Mae Vest Conner obituary in an unknown newspaper.
  6. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Cline A. Conner obituary in the Oct 12, 2005 edition.
  7. [S98] Erma Conner Sowers, Descendants of Littleberry Vest.

Kenneth William "Kenny" Conner1,2,3,4,5,6

M, b. December 16, 1952, d. June 17, 2019
FatherDaniel Adam Lawson "Loss" Conner1,3,4,6 b. August 25, 1903, d. July 7, 1976
MotherMyrtle Mae Vest7,3,4,6 b. November 10, 1917, d. November 19, 1979
     Kenneth William "Kenny" Conner Kenneth “Kenny” Conner, 66, of Salem went to be with the Lord on Monday, June 17, 2019 surrounded by family. Born in Virginia he is survived by his wife of 40 years Wanda Wirt Conner and was the son of Lawson Daniel William Conner and Myrtle Mae Vest Conner, both deceased. Kenny enjoyed fishing, gardening, and trips to Gatlinburg, TN. He was a loving husband, dad, and grandpappy. In addition to his wife he is survived by his daughter, Mindy Maxwell and husband Jonathan; his son, Andy Conner and wife Hailey; four grandchildren, Caleb and Payton Maxwell and Mason and Raegan Conner; his sisters and their husbands, Geraldine and Gene Hill, Brenda and Breece Surber, Kathy and Jimmy Haley, and Mary Conner; and numerous nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his brother, Cline Conner; his Aunt Ruby and step sister, Opal. The family will receive friends at Lotz Funeral Home in Salem, 1330 East Main Street, on Wednesday, June 19, 2019 from 6:00 until 8:00 pm. A funeral service will be held at Riverside Evangelical Methodist Church on Thursday, June 20, 2019 at 11:00 am by Pastor Brian Gordon. Burial will follow in Sherwood Memorial Park.6 He was buried at Sherwood Burial Park, 1045 Lynchburg Turnpike, Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia.6 He Raised as a foster child by his aunt Ruby Edith Vest.2 He was born on December 16, 1952 at Roanoke Co., Virginia.3,5 He married Wanda Elizabeth Wirt on February 20, 1979 at Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia.3,6 Kenneth William "Kenny" Conner died on June 17, 2019 at Roanoke Co., Virginia, at age 66.6

Family

Wanda Elizabeth Wirt
Marriage*He married Wanda Elizabeth Wirt on February 20, 1979 at Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia.3,6 
Children
  • Mindy Michele Conner2,6
  • Andrew William "Andy" Conner2,6

Citations

  1. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, From the Lawson D. Conner obituary in an unknown newspaper.
  2. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Ruby Edith Vest Shanks obituary in Nov 10, 2002 edition.
  3. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  4. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Geraldine Sylvia Conner Hill obituary in the Oct 25, 2019 edition.
  5. [S5152] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Birth Records, 1864-2014.
  6. [S4594] Lotz Funeral Home Salem, online http://www.lotzfuneralhomesalem.com, From the Kenneth Conner obituary.
  7. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, From the Myrtle Mae Vest Conner obituary in an unknown newspaper.

Cline Adam Conner1,2,3,4

M, b. January 31, 1955, d. October 9, 2005
FatherDaniel Adam Lawson "Loss" Conner1,3,4,5 b. August 25, 1903, d. July 7, 1976
MotherMyrtle Mae Vest6,3,4,5 b. November 10, 1917, d. November 19, 1979
     Cline Adam Conner was buried at Sherwood Burial Park, 1045 Lynchburg Turnpike, Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia.7 His Social Security Number was 223-84-9640.8 He was born on January 31, 1955 at Virginia.8,3 He married Mary Frances Rambo on May 14, 1976 at Roanoke, Virginia.2,3 Cline Adam Conner died on October 9, 2005 at age 50.7,8 He Cline A. Conner, 50, of Salem, passed away Sunday, October 9, 2005. Cline was a husband and father who lived for his family. He attended Christian Life Fellowship in Salem. He loved to ride his Harley and his 63 Chevy's. Cline was the owner and operator of Special and Classic Plumbing, Inc. He is survived by his wife, Mary R. Conner; daughters, Jenny Conner and Melissa Conner; foster sister, Helen Conner of Salem; brother, Kenneth Conner and wife, Wanda, of Salem; sisters, Geraldine Hill and husband, Gene, of Salem, Brenda Sarber and husband, Breece, of Elliston, Kathy Haley and husband, Jimmy, of Salem; Opal Waldecker and husband, Bob, of Salem; nieces and nephews, Steve, Kim and children, Rene, Darryl and children, Rickie and children, Mindy and Andy, all of Salem, Tim, Christy and children, of Lynchburg, and Sandy, Reid and children of Charlotte, N.C. He is also survived by numerous friends, Harley riders, and business acquaintances. Funeral services will be held Thursday, October 13, 2005 at 2 p.m. at Christian Life International Church, Pastor David L. Tuell officiating. Interment will follow at Sherwood Memorial Park. The family will receive friends Wednesday from 7 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home. Arrangements are being handled by Lotz Funeral Home, Salem. on October 12, 2005.7

Family

Mary Frances Rambo
Marriage*He married Mary Frances Rambo on May 14, 1976 at Roanoke, Virginia.2,3 
Children
  • Jenny Conner7
  • Melissa Conner7

Citations

  1. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, From the Lawson D. Conner obituary in an unknown newspaper.
  2. [S1329] Sherwood Memorial Park, Sherwood Memorial Park (Conner Lot Inquiry List).
  3. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  4. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Geraldine Sylvia Conner Hill obituary in the Oct 25, 2019 edition.
  5. [S4594] Lotz Funeral Home Salem, online http://www.lotzfuneralhomesalem.com, From the Kenneth Conner obituary.
  6. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, From the Myrtle Mae Vest Conner obituary in an unknown newspaper.
  7. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Cline A. Conner obituary in the Oct 12, 2005 edition.
  8. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.

Lillian McGuris?1

F, b. circa 1896, d. before April 17, 1930
     Lillian McGuris? was born circa 1896 at Pennsylvania.1 She married Clifford V. Conner, son of Sidney Rufus Conner and Arminta Lee "Pet" Akers, circa 1915.1,2 As of circa 1915,her married name was Conner.2 Lillian McGuris? died before April 17, 1930; Her husband Clifford was enumerated as a widow in the 1930 Census.2

Census Records

1920Dwelling 271, District 232, Newark, Essex Co., New Jersey1

Family

Clifford V. Conner b. December 24, 1887, d. July 18, 1950
Marriage*Lillian McGuris? married Clifford V. Conner, son of Sidney Rufus Conner and Arminta Lee "Pet" Akers, circa 1915.1,2 
Child

Citations

  1. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.