Maltida Moby "Tidy" Conner1,2,3,4

F, b. August 26, 1894, d. May, 1972
FatherWilliam Valentine Conner1,3,4,5,6 b. February 6, 1852, d. August 11, 1918
MotherSarah Ann Vest1,3,4,5,6 b. April 27, 1854, d. November 6, 1934
     Her Social Security Number was 220-34-6848.7 Maltida Moby "Tidy" Conner was born on August 26, 1894 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,7 She married Grover Cleveland Mills, son of James Taylor Mills and Tabitha Jane Mills, on September 13, 1911 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,3,4 As of September 13, 1911,her married name was Mills. Maltida Moby "Tidy" Conner died in May, 1972 at age 77.7

Census Records

1900Dwelling 163, District 20, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia5
1910Dwelling 36, District 51, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia6
1920Dwelling 171, District 57, Maggodee, Franklin Co., Virginia8
1930Dwelling 193, District 77, Upper Oxford, Chester Co., Pennsylvania9
1940Dwelling 88, District 15-50, Lower Oxford, Chester Co., Pennsylvania10

Family

Grover Cleveland Mills b. June 23, 1886
Marriage*Maltida Moby "Tidy" Conner married Grover Cleveland Mills, son of James Taylor Mills and Tabitha Jane Mills, on September 13, 1911 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,3,4 
Children

Citations

  1. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S865] Pat Steele, "Grover Cleveland Mills," e-mail to Scott Schaffer, Jan 19, 2002.
  3. [S341] Sylvia Gearheart Albert, Mills Families of Floyd and Franklin Counties, VA.
  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. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  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. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  11. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.

Grover Cleveland Mills1,2,3

M, b. June 23, 1886
FatherJames Taylor Mills2,4 b. December 22, 1847, d. March 12, 1915
MotherTabitha Jane Mills2,4 b. September 30, 1850, d. September 30, 1934
     Grover Cleveland Mills was born on June 23, 1886 at Copper Hill, Floyd Co., Virginia; His WWI Draft Registration card has a birth date of Jun 26, 1886.2,5,3 He married Maltida Moby "Tidy" Conner, daughter of William Valentine Conner and Sarah Ann Vest, on September 13, 1911 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,4,6

Census Records

1890Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia7
1920Dwelling 171, District 57, Maggodee, Franklin Co., Virginia8
1930Dwelling 193, District 77, Upper Oxford, Chester Co., Pennsylvania9
1940Dwelling 88, District 15-50, Lower Oxford, Chester Co., Pennsylvania10

Occupation

1920Farm laborer8
1930Farm laborer9
1940Farmer10

Family

Maltida Moby "Tidy" Conner b. August 26, 1894, d. May, 1972
Marriage*Grover Cleveland Mills married Maltida Moby "Tidy" Conner, daughter of William Valentine Conner and Sarah Ann Vest, on September 13, 1911 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,4,6 
Children

Citations

  1. [S865] Pat Steele, "Grover Cleveland Mills," e-mail to Scott Schaffer, Jan 19, 2002.
  2. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  3. [S1253] Selective Service System United States, U.S. World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942.
  4. [S341] Sylvia Gearheart Albert, Mills Families of Floyd and Franklin Counties, VA.
  5. [S533] National Archives and Records Administration, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-18.
  6. [S349] Erma C. Sowers, A Report on the Descendants of Henry Iddings and Abigail Richardson.
  7. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 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. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  11. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.

Maud Mills1,2,3,4

F, b. January 29, 1914, d. May 20, 1995
FatherGrover Cleveland Mills1,3,5,4 b. June 23, 1886
MotherMaltida Moby "Tidy" Conner1,3,5,4 b. August 26, 1894, d. May, 1972
     Maud Mills married Robert Counts.1 Her Social Security Number was 190-46-8292.2 Maud Mills was buried at Mechanic Grove Church of the Brethren Cemetery, 1392 Robert Fulton Highway, Quarryville, Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania.1 Her married name was Counts. She was born on January 29, 1914 at Virginia.2,1 She died on May 20, 1995 at Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania, at age 81.2,1

Census Records

1920Dwelling 171, District 57, Maggodee, Franklin Co., Virginia4
1930Dwelling 193, District 77, Upper Oxford, Chester Co., Pennsylvania3
1940Dwelling 82, District 15-50, Lower Oxford, Chester Co., Pennsylvania6

Family

Robert Counts b. October 16, 1909, d. January 24, 1985
Marriage*Maud Mills married Robert Counts.1 

Citations

  1. [S865] Pat Steele, "Grover Cleveland Mills," e-mail to Scott Schaffer, Jan 19, 2002.
  2. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  3. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S349] Erma C. Sowers, A Report on the Descendants of Henry Iddings and Abigail Richardson.
  6. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.

Elijah Henry Furrow1,2,3

M, b. August 4, 1853, d. May 11, 1930
FatherAdam Furrow2,1,4,3 b. September 27, 1815, d. September 22, 1865
MotherEliza Elizabeth Poff1,2,4,5,3 b. January 11, 1819, d. November 18, 1883
     Elijah Henry Furrow was buried at Head of the River Cemetery (also known as Salem Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery), Rt. 221, Check, Floyd Co., Virginia.6,3 He was born on August 4, 1853 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,3 He married Nancy Darthula Conner, daughter of Daniel Otey Conner and Martha Emmaline Craghead, on January 15, 1874 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,2,7 Elijah Henry Furrow died on May 11, 1930 at Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia, at age 76.6,3

Census Records

1860Dwelling 455, Floyd Co., Virginia4
1870Dwelling 172, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia5
1880Dwelling 471, District 30, Floyd Co., Virginia8
1890Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia9
1900Dwelling 36, District 20, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia10
1910Dwelling 115, District 53, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia11
1920Dwelling 122, District 102, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia12
1930Dwelling 108, District 12, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., VirginiaEnumerated in the household of his son-in-law Henry DeWitt13

Occupation

1880Farmer8
1900Farmer10
1910Farmer11
1920Farmer12

Family

Nancy Darthula Conner b. April 2, 1855, d. April 25, 1921
Marriage*Elijah Henry Furrow married Nancy Darthula Conner, daughter of Daniel Otey Conner and Martha Emmaline Craghead, on January 15, 1874 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,2,7 
Children

Citations

  1. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S162] Sylvia Gearheart Albert, William G. "The Settler" Aldridge, Floyd Co., VA.
  3. [S1033] Unknown name of person, Virginia Department of Health Death Certificate, From the Elijah Henry Furrow death certificate.
  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. [S104] Billy and Juanita Grice, Cemeteries in Floyd County.
  7. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  8. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.
  10. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  11. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  12. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  13. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  14. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  15. [S567] Beth Fridley, Floyd Co., Virginia, Birth Records, 1880-1884.
  16. [S12] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 5, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.

Catherine Grisso1

F, b. 1797
     Catherine Grisso 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 She was born in 1797 at Botetourt Co., Virginia.1 She married Ludlow Branham Sisson on January 25, 1817 at Botetourt Co., Virginia.1 As of January 25, 1817,her married name was Sisson.

Family

Ludlow Branham Sisson b. February 3, 1797, d. March 12, 1886
Marriage*Catherine Grisso married Ludlow Branham Sisson 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.

Elizabeth "Betty" Sisson

F, b. May 15, 1825, d. 1906
FatherLudlow Branham Sisson b. February 3, 1797, d. March 12, 1886
MotherCatherine Grisso b. 1797
     Elizabeth "Betty" Sisson was born on May 15, 1825 at Botetourt Co., Virginia. She died in 1906.

Family

Child

Citations

  1. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.

Laurinda May Vest1

F, b. July 20, 1880, d. September 7, 1966
FatherJohn E. Vest2,3,4 b. February 23, 1840, d. June 6, 1922
MotherSarah Lucinda Juanna Hall2,4,3 b. September 25, 1851, d. February 29, 1928
     Laurinda May Vest was buried at Wilson Cemetery, Daniel's Run Road (Rt. 661), Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia.5,1 She was born on July 20, 1880 at Floyd Co., Virginia.5,1,4,3 She married Elbert Vest, son of George Washington "Watt" Vest and Rebecca "Becky" Likens, on November 30, 1899 at Floyd Co., Virginia.3,6,4 Laurinda May Vest died on September 7, 1966 at age 86.5,1,4

Census Records

1890Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia7

Family

Elbert Vest b. October 5, 1880, d. February 5, 1972
Marriage*Laurinda May Vest married Elbert Vest, son of George Washington "Watt" Vest and Rebecca "Becky" Likens, on November 30, 1899 at Floyd Co., Virginia.3,6,4 
Children

Citations

  1. [S920] Paul Craghead, Wilson Cemetery, Floyd Co., VA.
  2. [S116] Floyd Press, From the Juanna Hall Vest obituary in the Mar 22, 1928 edition.
  3. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  4. [S349] Erma C. Sowers, A Report on the Descendants of Henry Iddings and Abigail Richardson.
  5. [S292] Rena Worthen & Margarette Tynan, Floyd Co. Virginia Cemetery Inscriptions, Volume 1.
  6. [S134] Granddaughter Alice V. Thomas, granddaughter-in-law Mrs. Lala Vest Rev. Peter R. Vest, Rev. Peter R. Vest Files.
  7. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.
  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. [S1859] Eleanor Stuart Mcneil Mullins and Maynard McNeil, "Some Descendants of Jacob Ireson McNeil."

Elbert Vest1,2,3,4,5

M, b. October 5, 1880, d. February 5, 1972
FatherGeorge Washington "Watt" Vest4,3 b. April 24, 1840, d. July 9, 1929
MotherRebecca "Becky" Likens3,4 b. April 1, 1838, d. March 20, 1922
     Elbert Vest was buried at Wilson Cemetery, Daniel's Run Road (Rt. 661), Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia.1,2 He was born on October 5, 1880 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,2,4,3,5 He married Laurinda May Vest, daughter of John E. Vest and Sarah Lucinda Juanna Hall, on November 30, 1899 at Floyd Co., Virginia.4,6,3 Elbert Vest died on February 5, 1972 at age 91.1,2,3

Census Records

1890Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia7

Family

Laurinda May Vest b. July 20, 1880, d. September 7, 1966
Marriage*Elbert Vest married Laurinda May Vest, daughter of John E. Vest and Sarah Lucinda Juanna Hall, on November 30, 1899 at Floyd Co., Virginia.4,6,3 
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. [S349] Erma C. Sowers, A Report on the Descendants of Henry Iddings and Abigail Richardson.
  4. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  5. [S533] National Archives and Records Administration, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-18.
  6. [S134] Granddaughter Alice V. Thomas, granddaughter-in-law Mrs. Lala Vest Rev. Peter R. Vest, Rev. Peter R. Vest Files.
  7. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.
  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. [S1859] Eleanor Stuart Mcneil Mullins and Maynard McNeil, "Some Descendants of Jacob Ireson McNeil."

Arthur Roy Williams1,2,3,4,5,6

M, b. August 5, 1889
FatherRichard Noah Williams1,2,5,6 b. June 11, 1859, d. March 9, 1939
MotherRoberta Ellis "Bertie" Burkes1,5,6 b. 1868, d. 1918
     Arthur Roy Williams was born on August 5, 1889 at Lynchburg, Virginia; His marriage license has a birth date of Aug 4, 1889.1,3,5,6 He married Rosie A. Jarvis on April 26, 1914 at Indianapolis, Marion Co., Indiana.5

Census Records

1900Dwelling 367, District 3, Clifton Forge, Alleghany Co., Virginia1
1920Dwelling 227, District 76, Ward 2, Clifton Forge, Alleghany Co., VirginiaArthur and his wife were enumerated in the household of his father Richard2
1930Dwelling 474, District 4, Clifton Forge, Alleghany Co., Virginia4
1940Dwelling 46, District 82-10, Glasgow, Rockbridge Co., Virginia7

Occupation

1920Retail grocer worker2
1930Steam railroad elevator foreman4
1940Railroad elevator operator7

Family

Rosie A. Jarvis b. September 17, 1890
Marriage*Arthur Roy Williams married Rosie A. Jarvis on April 26, 1914 at Indianapolis, Marion Co., Indiana.5 
Child

Citations

  1. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S533] National Archives and Records Administration, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-18.
  4. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S3485] Indiana, Marriages, 1780-1992, online https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1674830
  6. [S5223] Social Security Administration, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.
  7. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.

Mary Jane Conner1,2,3,4

F, b. November 24, 1856, d. May 4, 1937
FatherDaniel Otey Conner3,2,4 b. September 7, 1813, d. January 14, 1897
MotherMartha Emmaline Craghead2,3 b. 1828, d. July 31, 1888
     Mary Jane Conner was buried at Walton Cemetery, Pee Wee Drive, S. E., Floyd Co., Virginia.1,4 She was born on November 24, 1856 at Floyd Co., Virginia; Her death certificate has a birth date of Nov 27, 1855.1,3,2,4,5 She married James Wellington Walton Jr., son of James Wellington Walton Sr. and Louisa M. Walton, on March 6, 1884 at Floyd Co., Virginia.3,1,4 As of March 6, 1884,her married name was Walton. Mary Jane Conner died on May 4, 1937 at Copper Hill, Floyd Co., Virginia, at age 80.4

Census Records

1900Dwelling 111, District 20, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia5
1910Dwelling 160, District 51, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia6
1920Dwelling 89, District 100, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia7
1930Dwelling 96, District 12, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia8

Family

James Wellington Walton Jr. b. December 14, 1847, d. July 22, 1934
Marriage*Mary Jane Conner married James Wellington Walton Jr., son of James Wellington Walton Sr. and Louisa M. Walton, on March 6, 1884 at Floyd Co., Virginia.3,1,4 
Children

Citations

  1. [S201] Mary Conner Williams and Mary Leigh Williams, Walton Cemetery.
  2. [S162] Sylvia Gearheart Albert, William G. "The Settler" Aldridge, Floyd Co., VA.
  3. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  4. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  5. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S582] John Winfield Spangler, John Winfield Spangler Research Papers.

Sarah Ida Adele Vest1

F, b. January 20, 1878, d. August 15, 1970
FatherJohn E. Vest2,1 b. February 23, 1840, d. June 6, 1922
MotherSarah Lucinda Juanna Hall2,1 b. September 25, 1851, d. February 29, 1928
     Sarah Ida Adele Vest was buried at Wilson Cemetery, Daniel's Run Road (Rt. 661), Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia.3,4 She was born on January 20, 1878 at Floyd Co., Virginia.3,1 She died on August 15, 1970 at Roanoke, Virginia, at age 92.3,1,4 She FLOYD -- Miss Ida Vest, 92, of Floyd, died Saturday, August 15, 1970, in a Roanoke hospital. Surviving are a sister, Mrs. Almeda Conner, Check; a brother, Bud Vest, Check. The funeral was Monday August 17, 1970, at 2 p.m. at Wood Funeral Chapel with burial in Wilson Cemetery. on August 20, 1970.4

Citations

  1. [S349] Erma C. Sowers, A Report on the Descendants of Henry Iddings and Abigail Richardson.
  2. [S116] Floyd Press, From the Juanna Hall Vest obituary in the Mar 22, 1928 edition.
  3. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, From an unidentified funeral home pamphlet for Ida Vest.
  4. [S116] Floyd Press, From the Ida Vest obituary in the Aug 20, 1970 edition.

Joseph Berry Vest1,2,3,4

M, b. May 24, 1886, d. February 20, 1955
FatherJohn E. Vest5,3,2 b. February 23, 1840, d. June 6, 1922
MotherSarah Lucinda Juanna Hall5,2,3 b. September 25, 1851, d. February 29, 1928
     Joseph Berry Vest was buried at Sunset Cemetery, North Franklin Street, Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia.6 He was born on May 24, 1886 at Virginia.6,2,4 He married Virginia Cynthia "Jennie" Wright on January 29, 1911 at Floyd Co., Virginia.3,7,2 Joseph Berry Vest died on February 20, 1955 at Virginia at age 68.6,2

Census Records

1890Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia8

Family

Virginia Cynthia "Jennie" Wright b. November 21, 1892, d. July 13, 1979
Marriage*Joseph Berry Vest married Virginia Cynthia "Jennie" Wright on January 29, 1911 at Floyd Co., Virginia.3,7,2 
Children

Citations

  1. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Kathleen Vest Woolwine obituary in the Aug 12, 2004 edition.
  2. [S349] Erma C. Sowers, A Report on the Descendants of Henry Iddings and Abigail Richardson.
  3. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  4. [S533] National Archives and Records Administration, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-18.
  5. [S116] Floyd Press, From the Juanna Hall Vest obituary in the Mar 22, 1928 edition.
  6. [S65] Rena Worthen & Margarette Tynan, Montgomery County Virginia Cemetery Reading of Sunset Cemetery, Christiansburg.
  7. [S134] Granddaughter Alice V. Thomas, granddaughter-in-law Mrs. Lala Vest Rev. Peter R. Vest, Rev. Peter R. Vest Files.
  8. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Myrtle Vest Epperly obituary in the Mar 21, 2003 edition.
  10. [S331] William Lindsay Lawrence, Judy G. Blackwell, Erma C. Sowers, and Mabel Collins Willis Ora Belle Mayberry McColeman, Descendants of Elder John Lawrence.
  11. [S12] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 5, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.

Bethania Frances "Bethany" "Beth" Conner1,2,3

F, b. July 23, 1858, d. June 24, 1947
FatherDaniel Otey Conner1,2,4 b. September 7, 1813, d. January 14, 1897
MotherMartha Emmaline Craghead1,2,4 b. 1828, d. July 31, 1888
     Bethania Frances "Bethany" "Beth" Conner A little history of Bethanie France Conner Simpson's land. Restvale Cemetery in Floyd Co., Virginia, was established in the 1950's. on the land of Willard Charles Simpson. He was first person buried there, in 1958. Originally the land was owned by Willard Simpson's mother, Bethanie Frances Conner Simpson, second wife of William Tazewell Simpson. Bethanie inherited the land, estimated to be about 15 acres, from her father, Daniel Conner. Willard Simpson inherited about 9 acres from his mother and the rest went to his sister. She 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 July 23, 1858 at Floyd Co., Virginia.5,1,2,4 She married William Tazwell "Tas" Simpson, son of Elizabeth "Betty" Simpson, on January 8, 1891 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,5,4 As of January 8, 1891,her married name was Simpson. Bethania Frances "Bethany" "Beth" Conner died on June 24, 1947 at Copper Hill, Floyd Co., Virginia, at age 88.5,2,4

Census Records

1890Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia6
1920Dwelling 101, District 100, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia7
1930Dwelling 171, District 11, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia8
1940Dwelling 150, District 32-14, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia9

Occupation

1920Farmer7
1930Farmer8

Family

William Tazwell "Tas" Simpson b. 1838, d. 1898
Marriage*Bethania Frances "Bethany" "Beth" Conner married William Tazwell "Tas" Simpson, son of Elizabeth "Betty" Simpson, on January 8, 1891 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,5,4 
Children

Citations

  1. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S162] Sylvia Gearheart Albert, William G. "The Settler" Aldridge, Floyd Co., VA.
  3. [S582] John Winfield Spangler, John Winfield Spangler Research Papers.
  4. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  5. [S104] Billy and Juanita Grice, Cemeteries in Floyd County.
  6. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.

Mary Elizabeth Link1,2,3

F, b. May 31, 1937
FatherJoseph Conner "Joe" Link4,2,5,3,6 b. August 1, 1910, d. November 18, 1963
MotherRheba Jane Light4,2,5,3,6 b. October 20, 1914, d. November 19, 2010
     Mary Elizabeth Link was born on May 31, 1937 at West Virginia.7,2 She married Cleveland "Cleve" "Sonny" Richardson in 1956.7,2,8,5 As of 1956,her married name was Richardson.

Census Records

1940Dwelling 64, District 32-15, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia3

Family

Cleveland "Cleve" "Sonny" Richardson b. April 10, 1933, d. April 18, 1988
Marriage*Mary Elizabeth Link married Cleveland "Cleve" "Sonny" Richardson in 1956.7,2,8,5 
Children
  • Barbara Jean Richardson2,8,9
  • Penny Sue Richardson1,2,8

Citations

  1. [S32] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 8, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S331] William Lindsay Lawrence, Judy G. Blackwell, Erma C. Sowers, and Mabel Collins Willis Ora Belle Mayberry McColeman, Descendants of Elder John Lawrence.
  3. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, Funeral pamphlet for Joseph Conner Link.
  5. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Rheba Light Link obituary in the Nov 21, 2010 edition.
  6. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Joan Link Akers obituary in the Apr 7, 2016 edition.
  7. [S292] Rena Worthen & Margarette Tynan, Floyd Co. Virginia Cemetery Inscriptions, Volume 1.
  8. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, From the Cleve Richardson obituary in an unknown newspaper.
  9. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.